FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:30:30 -07:00Women in California Capitol speak out against harassmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07c503245f74408da43ae3540fd0e952Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:19:48 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Women lawmakers, lobbyists and staffers in California's Capitol are encouraging each other to share stories of sexual harassment in the workplace in an effort to show its pervasiveness and to ensure more men stand up against it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07c503245f74408da43ae3540fd0e952Palmieri, Stafford help Devils top Lightning 5-4 in shootouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afdbf08e9d814731ab74eaad4ffaf99cWed, 18 Oct 2017 05:31:21 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two weeks into the season, the New Jersey Devils are proving to be a tough team. And they have the tangible results to show it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afdbf08e9d814731ab74eaad4ffaf99cDiplomats from Washington, Seoul, Tokyo talk N. Korea threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6d6e96180154530830f316947291773Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:21:50 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Diplomats from the United States, South Korea and Japan met in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss policy responses to North Korea's accelerating efforts to expand its nuclear weapons program.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6d6e96180154530830f316947291773Rockets rally to spoil defending champion Warriors returnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4215066321b044bf8ce87887d948e472Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:20:14 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Confetti began to fall and the Golden State Warriors thought they had pulled off a wild opening-night win.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4215066321b044bf8ce87887d948e472Weinstein's film academy ouster raises concerns about othershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9816bfbf5c04428fa76f46f6f98b66caWed, 18 Oct 2017 04:53:39 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the group that awards the Oscars and his producers guild expulsion is a formality at this point, but now questions are being raised about what to do with others accused of wrongdoing who remain card-carrying members of the entertainment industry's most prestigious organizations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9816bfbf5c04428fa76f46f6f98b66caUS looking to Japan for help in boosting LNG exports to Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cee34908d7445668ab07b373a9d8bf9Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:25:40 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The U.S. is keen to work with Japan in expanding exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas in Asia, and hopes for more Japanese investment in American natural gas infrastructure, a senior Department of Energy official said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cee34908d7445668ab07b373a9d8bf9Australian casino denies lawmaker's criminal allegationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b50fd5b6ba34407190af0cbe14df5957Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:44:22 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A lawmaker on Wednesday accused a major Australian casino company of rigging slot machines and concealing potential money laundering at its largest casino with the state regulator covering up criminal behavior.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b50fd5b6ba34407190af0cbe14df5957Twitter vows new crackdown on hateful, abusive tweetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44d7697e0f574230b5520cb98cb5a4c9Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:20:47 GMTMENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Twitter vowed to crack down further on hate speech and sexual harassment, days after CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweet-storm that the company was "still" not doing enough to protect its users.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44d7697e0f574230b5520cb98cb5a4c9China's Xi calls for more technology developmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/013cbacd98694e048af9d2913d64be66Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:21:50 GMTBEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping called Wednesday for the ruling Communist Party to lead development of Chinese technology industries, an area fraught with trade tensions and complaints that Beijing encourages theft of foreign know-how.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/013cbacd98694e048af9d2913d64be66Car bomb kills 4 police, 2 civilians in southwest Pakistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c90698779c644c94a1191ab46f787779Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:22:37 GMTQUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a car bomb attack on a police truck has killed at least four policemen and two civilians in the southwestern city of Quetta.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c90698779c644c94a1191ab46f787779Go for 2 or play for OT? How coaches make that callhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/297fe8ea217841c1bb47ed31881e396aWed, 18 Oct 2017 05:24:29 GMTFaced with the decision to kick an extra point to tie or go for two and the lead late in games last weekend, two college football coaches did not hesitate to basically put it all one play instead of trying to get to overtime.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/297fe8ea217841c1bb47ed31881e396aJudge dismisses Russian billionaire's suit against APhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4b0d8dd24e84a12a876a8842836ed53Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:23:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought against The Associated Press by a Russian billionaire with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4b0d8dd24e84a12a876a8842836ed53Teravainen's 2 goals lift Hurricanes to 5-3 win over Oilershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66ff0df4c40f44f791f1f8a866f5de77Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:41:16 GMTEDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Milan Lucic wants to stem the tide for the Edmonton Oilers before they rack up too many losses and it becomes a lost season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66ff0df4c40f44f791f1f8a866f5de77No. 13 Notre Dame dreams alive and well at season's midpointhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c5c686afc0847139e0b502d64833090Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:27:21 GMTSOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Six games, obviously, does not a season make.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c5c686afc0847139e0b502d64833090Kenya election official resigns, says new vote not crediblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c1fc3c2399a471b930591687be45dd7Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:15:02 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A top Kenyan electoral official resigned Wednesday, charging the presidential vote just eight days away cannot be credible as planned.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c1fc3c2399a471b930591687be45dd7Crosby, Malkin lift Pens over struggling Rangers 5-4 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7faf9c1be6a04f399eaeffe7655e18ebWed, 18 Oct 2017 04:28:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Timely goals by Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin extended the New York Rangers' slow start to the season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7faf9c1be6a04f399eaeffe7655e18ebDutch company AkzoNobel profit falls 24 pct in tough markethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b8c6f2a5ea4465280d15625f378d734Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:19:23 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch paints and chemicals company AkzoNobel says its net profit fell by 24 percent in the third quarter to 216 million euros ($254 million) as higher raw material costs and unfavorable exchange rates canceled out a slight rise in revenue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b8c6f2a5ea4465280d15625f378d734The Latest: Tibetan group protests at China Embassy in Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cd82e41a04b4358939717719f536fd0Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:23:39 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the ruling Communist Party's congress meeting in Beijing (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cd82e41a04b4358939717719f536fd0Michael Jordan scores again, this time with his Jumpman logohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a42aa8f84a44b99aeeb930237f05739Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:49:16 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan is showing he still has the ability to score big — even though he hasn't played in nearly 15 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a42aa8f84a44b99aeeb930237f05739Big question for US cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth the price?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eef5ad0e4a6846b18abf2f24c1cb410eWed, 18 Oct 2017 07:05:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of cities are working frantically to land Amazon's second headquarters, raising a weighty question with no easy answer:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eef5ad0e4a6846b18abf2f24c1cb410ePerron leads Vegas past the Sabres in overtime, 5-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75d36b08281e4090886e94a58f70874cWed, 18 Oct 2017 06:33:20 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — They may carry the label of an expansion team, but the Vegas Golden Knights certainly aren't playing like one.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75d36b08281e4090886e94a58f70874cThe Latest: Senators announce plan for insurance marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aedc7f6531ad40bca451b7166be4f237Wed, 18 Oct 2017 03:56:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and health care legislation (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aedc7f6531ad40bca451b7166be4f237Couture scores twice in Sharks' 5-2 victory over Canadienshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d84777d4d164b84ad892368b3e049cdWed, 18 Oct 2017 06:11:50 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Logan Couture credited a teammate for scoring his second goal. He took credit for the first one.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d84777d4d164b84ad892368b3e049cdThe Latest: Xi calls for China to step up tech developmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e42f18e5f4644a7a57553bc6d6185bbWed, 18 Oct 2017 04:04:27 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the ruling Communist Party's congress meeting in Beijing (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e42f18e5f4644a7a57553bc6d6185bbPuerto Rico youth stranded with school still out from stormhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a544415e04274b5dba23a89cba6605b6Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:13:13 GMTHATILLO, Puerto Rico (AP) — Alanys Arroyo and her little brothers have been cooped up in a school for weeks, but they aren't in class. They've been living in a campus-turned-shelter in western Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria flooded their home and destroyed their belongings, trying to pass the time while their family waits for help to replace the apartment it lost in the storm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a544415e04274b5dba23a89cba6605b6A year after 1st title since 1908, Cubs trail Dodgers 3-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b5d2c607cf54d6993209a20b1b57144Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:12:12 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber had fans roaring, thinking the Chicago Cubs just might be ready to tighten the NL Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b5d2c607cf54d6993209a20b1b57144The Latest: Napa Valley school remain closed until Mondayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fdd7a1a3200417b8576dd3b8bede3c0Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:15:01 GMTNAPA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fdd7a1a3200417b8576dd3b8bede3c0Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/012860bacc0b4de097b4ff9fe3055807Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:21:33 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have a tough lineup, a talented pitching staff and a manager making all the right moves.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/012860bacc0b4de097b4ff9fe3055807Johnson helps Blue Jackets extend win streak to fourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb679956859a4e449751bb4ed8f5cd14Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:45:38 GMTWINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets kept it simple according to their coach John Tortorella. They checked well and were rewarded with their fourth straight win of the young NHL season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb679956859a4e449751bb4ed8f5cd14The Latest: Xi: China resolved against Taiwan independencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21e7305dc71c4540b0f8eeab92f2b7beWed, 18 Oct 2017 05:51:43 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the ruling Communist Party's congress meeting in Beijing (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21e7305dc71c4540b0f8eeab92f2b7beJurors to resume deliberations in beheading plot trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/317ec53cbab9481d929f899620192136Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:31:54 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Jurors are set to resume deliberations in the case of a man accused of plotting to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller on behalf of the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/317ec53cbab9481d929f899620192136US Rep: Trump says fallen soldier knew what he signed up forhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac8385548d6f49d8a90158310db7457aWed, 18 Oct 2017 07:20:52 GMTMIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump told the widow of a slain soldier that he "knew what he signed up for," according to a Florida congresswoman.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac8385548d6f49d8a90158310db7457aHayward breaks ankle, Cavs hold off Celtics 102-99 in openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44aac9819982493f87cf0812c32badecWed, 18 Oct 2017 04:04:05 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Gordon Hayward's face was etched in pain and shock.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44aac9819982493f87cf0812c32badecWooing Amazon with sun, fun ... and giant buttonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97b0e371fb064463a7039b28714ee247Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:05:43 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Mayors from Toledo to Tulsa are so eager to woo Amazon's much-vaunted second headquarters that they're brandishing bourbon, selling the sun, whispering sweet nothings to the company and even pushing its buttons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97b0e371fb064463a7039b28714ee247Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dc5a7ccb18d45ccbdaec4e1280b46ffWed, 18 Oct 2017 06:17:48 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world's evangelical Christians and their media outlets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dc5a7ccb18d45ccbdaec4e1280b46ffAl-Qaida set to gain as Islamic State disintegrateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cc0f5d6dcdd49ba99d0a3d40c2a8dfbWed, 18 Oct 2017 06:03:35 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Over several nights in September, some 10,000 men, women and children fled areas under Islamic State control, hurrying through fields in northern Syria and risking fire from government troops to reach a province held by an al-Qaida-linked group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cc0f5d6dcdd49ba99d0a3d40c2a8dfbHayward suffers gruesome injury, Celtics lose opener 102-99http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5e4b5013eba42918760c5095d00880eWed, 18 Oct 2017 04:17:15 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Gordon Hayward's face was etched in pain and shock.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5e4b5013eba42918760c5095d00880eXi urges stronger Chinese stand against "grim" challengeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50dd5c5702044aadac9eee42c9edfa80Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:00:29 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take on a more forceful role in society and economic development to better address "grim" challenges facing the country as he opened a twice-a-decade national congress.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50dd5c5702044aadac9eee42c9edfa80Car bomb kills 5 police, 2 civilians in southwest Pakistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a995796ee5a41e088d3a933abd60774Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:41:20 GMTQUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A car bomb attack struck a Pakistani police truck in the southwestern city of Quetta on Wednesday, killing at least five policemen and two civilians. In a separate attack in Quetta, a police officer was gunned down by assailants riding on a motorcycle, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a995796ee5a41e088d3a933abd60774Bishop makes 27 saves, Stars beat winless Coyotes 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef62954adac43998c2140ac96db958cWed, 18 Oct 2017 06:10:05 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Ken Hitchcock had been looking for scoring from somewhere besides the Dallas Stars' top line.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef62954adac43998c2140ac96db958cUltra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer carehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb4c67abed2349c7a5ebe013094f7048Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:05:51 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Doctors were just guessing a decade ago when they gave Alison Cairnes' husband a new drug they hoped would shrink his lung tumors. Now she takes it too, but the choice was no guesswork. Sophisticated gene tests suggested it would fight her gastric cancer, and they were right.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb4c67abed2349c7a5ebe013094f7048Amazon has brought benefits - and disruption - to Seattlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0475cc27ae9648df85245fef4a4b820cWed, 18 Oct 2017 07:13:16 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Memo to the many places vying for Amazon's second headquarters: It ain't all food trucks and free bananas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0475cc27ae9648df85245fef4a4b820cTough housing market awaits California wildfire victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1722239722bb4a7795ee28c6f481477fWed, 18 Oct 2017 07:01:07 GMTPETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — The many thousands who lost their houses, condos and apartments in wildfires burning in Northern California will have to find a new place to live in one of the toughest housing markets in the nation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1722239722bb4a7795ee28c6f481477fBoth sides say protest talks productive, more talks to comehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35e71816111d4586a30c1e79585f1798Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:37:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When owners talk directly with players, it often has to do with contracts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35e71816111d4586a30c1e79585f1798Kenya election official says she's resigning before new votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f7b438e4aff4bd3b88e6ab1fbb0ff94Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:16:03 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan electoral commissioner announced her resignation on Wednesday and said the presidential vote just eight days away cannot credibly proceed as planned.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f7b438e4aff4bd3b88e6ab1fbb0ff94Asia stocks mixed, Nikkei cheered by likely ruling party winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dce895911e046beb393ced26789ee9eWed, 18 Oct 2017 04:35:25 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Wednesday, as some indexes got a boost from overnight gains on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark held steady as expectations grew that a likely ruling party win in Sunday's Japanese parliamentary elections will help stability and growth. The Shanghai Composite index advanced as China's ruling communists began a congress that is due to give President Xi Jinping a second, five-year term.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dce895911e046beb393ced26789ee9eBannon praises Flake opponent, slams Senate leader McConnellhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79111ae6bdd6401485b29ecacdbbb2b3Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:21:12 GMTSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Steve Bannon leveled a blistering attack on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republicans at an Arizona fundraiser for a GOP primary challenger to incumbent Sen. Jeff Flake.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79111ae6bdd6401485b29ecacdbbb2b3Fire at huge Chevron oil refinery in Los Angeles areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cc79a92af1f4156b106db25efce880eWed, 18 Oct 2017 06:42:31 GMTEL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — A fire has broken out at a huge Chevron oil refinery in the Los Angeles area.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cc79a92af1f4156b106db25efce880ePhilippines says militant's widow recruited foreign fightershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b69cc3b08d94beb888d644e33808b1dWed, 18 Oct 2017 05:42:13 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities said Wednesday they have arrested a militant leader's widow who recruited foreign fighters and spread extremist propaganda related to the siege of a southern city by fighters linked to the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b69cc3b08d94beb888d644e33808b1dHouston-area "Tourniquet Killer" set to diehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97880c07717c44ae86efcb7d04f1e4e2Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:05:19 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims was set for execution Wednesday evening.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97880c07717c44ae86efcb7d04f1e4e2