FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:21:32 -07:00Kendrys Morales leads Royals to 4-2 win over Cardinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/194c83c2a12e4e18845d63d41903a281Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:22:44 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — To hear Kendrys Morales tell it, luck is finally on his side.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/194c83c2a12e4e18845d63d41903a281McGirt looking for the rare Ohio sweephttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c95401ebfec4011b21a1d395e302ff7Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:04:46 GMTAKRON, Ohio (AP) — William McGirt won his first PGA Tour event at the Memorial. Two hours up the road in Ohio and one month later, he had a three-shot lead after one round of the Bridgestone Invitational. It's a familiar theme, just a different character.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c95401ebfec4011b21a1d395e302ff7Braves rally with 4 runs in 6th, beat Marlins 8-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d183d3f7bb5488ca58c3899b31c0e34Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:05:46 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Interim Braves manager Brian Snitker had to sweat out the ninth inning more than he wanted to.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d183d3f7bb5488ca58c3899b31c0e34Durant meets with Thunder to kick off free agency tourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8506a0720c8e44e18045cea46cdf240eFri, 01 Jul 2016 05:38:58 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant started his free agency tour in a familiar place.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8506a0720c8e44e18045cea46cdf240eAP source: Gingrich being vetted for Trump VPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9919cbc38c540fba15d7459fa26cd38Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:35:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has begun formally vetting prospective vice presidential picks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9919cbc38c540fba15d7459fa26cd38New Philippine president faces daunting challengeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d14c16e042944a10bfcb28ab7f881620Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:24:22 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rodrigo Duterte, who was sworn in as the Philippines' 16th president on Thursday, has given himself a colossal campaign promise to fulfill: eradicating crime — especially drug trafficking, smuggling, rapes and murder — in three to six months. That won him a lot of votes, but it also spurred alarm and doubts, including from police officials, who said it was an impossible feat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d14c16e042944a10bfcb28ab7f881620Are we overusing the tribute of flying flag at half-staff?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65cce12bcccc4a0abc611e043f839447Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:07:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Nearly every day, somewhere in the country, the Stars and Stripes was lowered to half-staff last year in one of the most significant official gestures of mourning and respect, an Associated Press analysis found.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65cce12bcccc4a0abc611e043f839447Gay Talese won't promote new book amid credibility questionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/122190aecffd4419a93c80f52dd763b8Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:56:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran journalist and author Gay Talese says he will not promote his forthcoming book, "The Voyeur's Motel," after questions were raised about the credibility of its main source.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/122190aecffd4419a93c80f52dd763b8Musician Paul Simon doesn't let on if he's the retiring typehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36a6d8d57a274d099f96d60c68633e2dFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:06:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — If Paul Simon is serious about calling it quits, he didn't let on to a hometown crowd.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36a6d8d57a274d099f96d60c68633e2d2 lost WWI Purple Heart medals to be returned in New Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3306388347640119e8b9cc20c4a3540Fri, 01 Jul 2016 04:34:42 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A National Guard soldier's ongoing campaign to return lost Purple Heart medals to veterans or their families is taking him back to northern New York where his effort began five years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3306388347640119e8b9cc20c4a3540US judge blocks Mississippi law limiting gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeb35bbdd13644d1a60b4d49b65020d3Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:34:29 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law that would let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny or delay services to same-sex couples.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeb35bbdd13644d1a60b4d49b65020d3Mets rally, hold off Cubs 4-3 to stop skid in NLCS rematchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/642303182f98408a875e8aad3ed97f5bFri, 01 Jul 2016 04:32:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A streak or two of celebration whipped cream was still stuck in Brandon Nimmo's hairline as he peeled off his baseball socks in the clubhouse Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/642303182f98408a875e8aad3ed97f5bPuerto Rico faces historic default as rescue bill approvedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/798de61186424d03854a4395560d13b9Fri, 01 Jul 2016 04:01:44 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico faced a historic default Friday as the U.S. territory prepared to enter unchartered waters under the guidance of a newly enacted federal control board to oversee the island's finances amid a dire economic crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/798de61186424d03854a4395560d13b9Walker tames Orioles in Mariners 5-3 victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc57956f05c445f1b5c29a170423f0a7Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:03:46 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Taijuan Walker held the powerful Orioles to just four hits over 6 1/3 innings, Seth Smith hit a two-run home run and the Seattle Mariners beat Baltimore 5-3 on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc57956f05c445f1b5c29a170423f0a7Bumgarner pitches Giants to win and swings the bat, toohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a455a10721da4b7bba07e4d69cf073c7Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:57:42 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched into the seventh to snap a two-start skid and also batted in an AL ballpark, and the San Francisco Giants avoided a four-game sweep by beating the Oakland Athletics 12-6 on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a455a10721da4b7bba07e4d69cf073c7Today in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40436d9913354b8984c2e4a09acf7468Fri, 08 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40436d9913354b8984c2e4a09acf7468Myanmar decries demotion on US human trafficking blacklisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9d421c1afe14055924ff44d843d0fbdFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:06:40 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar called sad and regrettable a move by the United States to place the country on a list of the world's worst human trafficking offenders, while rights groups welcome it as long overdue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9d421c1afe14055924ff44d843d0fbdRuling keeps Iowa's ban on voting rights for felons in placehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66bf4c3adaf24809a9a4fd94493db01dFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:19:13 GMTIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — For years, critics have regarded Iowa's policy of disenfranchising felons as an outrage in a state known for landmark civil rights rulings on slavery, gender equality and gay marriage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66bf4c3adaf24809a9a4fd94493db01dUncertainties loom as Vermont GMO law takes effecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1acfc5f6a4704002bc2315f3a15dce7eFri, 01 Jul 2016 04:39:08 GMTMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — At Mehuron's Supermarket in Waitsfield, Vermont, manager Bruce Hyde Jr. said he and his team support and are ready for the state's new law requiring genetically modified foods to be labeled as such. But uncertainties abound.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1acfc5f6a4704002bc2315f3a15dce7eLast 3 Olympic basketball spots to be determined next weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8363715773ce48bfaf98b7ab6c03c6e1Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:08:48 GMTSerbia and France are good enough to win men's basketball medals at the Olympics. First, they have to get there.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8363715773ce48bfaf98b7ab6c03c6e1Federal judge blocks new Florida abortion lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62fc605f94d649d2845e811aa785e27eFri, 01 Jul 2016 05:00:04 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge late Thursday put on hold key portions of a new Florida law that would block public funding for Planned Parenthood and greatly increase inspection requirements for abortion clinics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62fc605f94d649d2845e811aa785e27eThe Latest: Evans, Torres pay visit to swim trialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c67c3444bcb48488b028e4e40a2148fFri, 01 Jul 2016 03:37:44 GMTThe Latest on the Olympics ahead of the Rio Games (all times local to Rio):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c67c3444bcb48488b028e4e40a2148fRally cats! Tigers use 8-run 9th inning to beat Rays 10-7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d53e6b1f6bce4182af0a8e8da38ca201Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:39:39 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers began an 11-game road trip with a ninth-inning rally to remember.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d53e6b1f6bce4182af0a8e8da38ca201Lowering the flag: Some examples of half-staff tributeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25f17dbd06514d66b480ca10fb0d8a26Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:09:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 90 percent of days last year, one or more states were flying the American flag at half-staff to memorialize the deaths of military members, public officials, police, first responders, prominent citizens and victims of mass killings and disasters, The Associated Press found in analyzing information from all 50 states and the federal government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25f17dbd06514d66b480ca10fb0d8a26A look at the planned strike against Trump Taj Mahal casinohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf146c4bbbc3494ea1e2c8d6d7d75744Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:01:24 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's main casino workers union has called a strike for Friday morning against the Trump Taj Mahal casino. Here's a look at what led to the strike, and what to expect during it:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf146c4bbbc3494ea1e2c8d6d7d75744AP PHOTOS: Fidel Castro's birthplace sees rise in visitorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb2e64a33c4d4568bdfd4c021051613dFri, 01 Jul 2016 04:02:36 GMTBIRAN, Cuba (AP) — At the end of a dirt road lined with fields of sugar cane, royal palms and tropical fruit trees, a cluster of wooden houses painted in brilliant yellow, blue and white draws thousands of Cuban and international tourists a year. It's the birthplace of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro and his brother, President Raul Castro.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb2e64a33c4d4568bdfd4c021051613dBookseller drops out of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34c64b67c08e4d5ca7b759e9beb6d4a0Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:05:40 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong bookseller who was set to lead the southern Chinese city's annual pro-democracy protest march on Friday has dropped out at the last minute, saying he felt "gravely threatened."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34c64b67c08e4d5ca7b759e9beb6d4a0LEADING OFF: Hammel vs deGrom, Rangers need reliefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/831ccbad361f4e5abf9ac090bd6aedd1Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:12:32 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/831ccbad361f4e5abf9ac090bd6aedd1Officials: Boy, 8, critical after found in cruise ship poolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05f28926ecb44472927e63ab9a014e1bFri, 01 Jul 2016 05:49:42 GMTBAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says an 8-year-old boy who fell into a pool on a cruise ship off the coast of New Jersey and nearly drowned is in critical condition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05f28926ecb44472927e63ab9a014e1bUS energy secretary sees oil market coming into balancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20ea030f68274b82bebcdc0e07c6ccfbFri, 01 Jul 2016 05:28:38 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The U.S. energy secretary said Friday he sees the global oil market coming into balance over the next year as rising demand catches up with a two-year-old supply glut that depressed prices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20ea030f68274b82bebcdc0e07c6ccfbLawyer: Up to 1,000 DUI cases affected by breath test errorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17fa5a234cf54bf8aa008fd982c502a0Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:15:17 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say their breath test machines have been recalibrated and returned to service after discovering they were improperly calibrated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17fa5a234cf54bf8aa008fd982c502a0Serena, Venus, Roger, Novak in action on Day 5 at Wimbledonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b16d5a4234d46939c9cc851130b7589Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:13:05 GMTLONDON (AP) — Serena Williams and Roger Federer on Centre Court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b16d5a4234d46939c9cc851130b7589Xi urges Chinese Communist Party to embrace Marxist rootshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c471ad5bdd34e799e4ca4468cea3ce3Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:47:01 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the 88-million-strong Communist Party to embrace its Marxist roots as he delivered an emphatic call for ideological discipline and a vigorous defense of party rule.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c471ad5bdd34e799e4ca4468cea3ce3Australian prime minister welcomes 'exciting' era of changehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26305f55ff0742c4aec3fef71207bcd5Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:19:19 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — "There has never been a more exciting time to be an Australian," Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull often says.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26305f55ff0742c4aec3fef71207bcd5Phelps vs Lochte: Another showdown for swimming greatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e341d1f0b64bc8a881d263930fc8f0Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:09:51 GMTOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The rivalry between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte goes back more than a decade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e341d1f0b64bc8a881d263930fc8f0Hindu temple worker hacked to death in Bangladeshhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5b86ee006704754b81ce7d60ba9eb8eFri, 01 Jul 2016 05:41:01 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Hindu temple worker was hacked to death in southwest Bangladesh early Friday in the latest attack blamed on radical Islamists, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5b86ee006704754b81ce7d60ba9eb8eAP sources: Gingrich, Christie being vetted for Trump VPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cd19723ffe6488a8590fa94be077bdfFri, 01 Jul 2016 03:53:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has begun formally vetting prospective vice presidential picks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cd19723ffe6488a8590fa94be077bdfToo much Brussels in EU, new presidency says after UK exithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/271344aee79d412d92408ab06eccb293Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:02:28 GMTBRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia takes over the European Union's presidency on Friday determined to help reconnect the EU with its citizens and put decision-making back in the hands of Europe's nations as the bloc reels from Britain's vote to leave.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/271344aee79d412d92408ab06eccb293APNewsBreak: Union to strike against Trump Taj Mahal casinohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c40c1e80473d4f0db68ec1b61d26f68cFri, 01 Jul 2016 05:22:23 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Still seething from the cancellation of its members' health insurance and pension benefits nearly two years ago, Atlantic City's main casino workers union said early Friday it will go on strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c40c1e80473d4f0db68ec1b61d26f68cAustralia could soon elect 5th prime minister in 3 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a06e0de0d47e45e48239faf2d691854dFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:01:09 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australians go to the polls Saturday with the opposition leader vying to become the country's fifth prime minister in three years. Global market turmoil since the Brexit vote, Australia's success in turning back asylum seeker boats, gay marriage, housing prices, corporate tax rates and union corruption have been major issues in the eight-week campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a06e0de0d47e45e48239faf2d691854dChina factory activity slips again as slowdown weighshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d7da46aaa7b4eaf83b92ded0c2e1127Fri, 01 Jul 2016 04:31:23 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Chinese manufacturing deteriorated again last month, according to surveys released Friday, underscoring how a weak global outlook is challenging Beijing's efforts to revive growth in the world's No. 2 economy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d7da46aaa7b4eaf83b92ded0c2e1127Federal judge blocks new Florida abortion law that adds restrictions for clinicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7650b98b589241a4b70f4d5681fe2d61Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:49:36 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Federal judge blocks new Florida abortion law that adds restrictions for clinics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7650b98b589241a4b70f4d5681fe2d61Get ready to rumble: rugby returns to Olympics in Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/289032e9b0784dbf99cacda566541e2dFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:14:04 GMTRugby is returning to the Olympics for the first time in 92 years, bringing the ruck, the maul and the hooker back into the lexicon of the Summer Games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/289032e9b0784dbf99cacda566541e2dFederal judge blocks Mississippi religious objections lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/737cb54c0a2a4d02a1626d78b3c9c84cFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:05:30 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law that would let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs in denying or delaying services to same-sex couples.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/737cb54c0a2a4d02a1626d78b3c9c84cAustralian opposition leader weathers high and low in pollshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cb30b029f3a4630b35d3b2f2d541699Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:55:58 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Bill Shorten has bounced between highs and lows in opinion polling in the three years he has been the opposition leader in Australia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cb30b029f3a4630b35d3b2f2d541699Author Gay Talese refuses to promote new bookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c85eaea0cc04351aa9251c854ab5e79Fri, 01 Jul 2016 04:20:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran journalist and author Gay Talese says he won't promote his forthcoming book, "The Voyeur's Motel," after questions were raised about the credibility of its main source.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c85eaea0cc04351aa9251c854ab5e79The last lap? Richards-Ross tries to extend career at trialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f14709d18374062a8c0cefe4832ccdcFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:10:26 GMTEUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Reigning Olympic 400-meter champion Sanya Richards-Ross calls them gold-medal moments, when a complete stranger walks up to her and thanks her for a career that's included plenty of celebrations, along with some tears.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f14709d18374062a8c0cefe4832ccdcAtlantic City casino workers union says it will go on strike Friday morning against the Trump Taj Mahal casino, having been unable to reach a new contract with it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2641e96fca674174a5d04f6cc353a564Fri, 01 Jul 2016 04:18:06 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City casino workers union says it will go on strike Friday morning against the Trump Taj Mahal casino, having been unable to reach a new contract with it. .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2641e96fca674174a5d04f6cc353a564Vietnam finds Taiwanese company responsible for fish deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01adc205aa6843d3b882aadd9aecb0c6Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:15:21 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's government said toxic discharges from a Taiwanese-owned steel plant were responsible for massive fish deaths that have decimated tourism and fishing in four provinces and highlighted the risks of rapid growth in foreign investment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01adc205aa6843d3b882aadd9aecb0c6AP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdfd4adc6be14424a236d81c7152a009Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:32:54 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — US judge blocks Mississippi law on religious objections to gay marriage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdfd4adc6be14424a236d81c7152a009