FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:53:17 -08:00Bobcat on prowl for birdies at Phoenix Open golf tournamenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49eb5cf0cda54232937cc9080db6bf05Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:57:20 GMTSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A large bobcat was on the prowl for birdies at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49eb5cf0cda54232937cc9080db6bf05UN chief: 34 groups now allied to Islamic State extremistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44020d66281240589a5bb0f8a05a1972Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:10:11 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State extremist group as of mid-December — and that number will only grow in 2016, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44020d66281240589a5bb0f8a05a1972James Hahn shoots bogey-free 65 to take Phoenix Open leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8addc690d395498ab6ad8dc5921acc21Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:42:15 GMTSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — James Hahn has settled down a lot since his wild days — and nights — at the University of California led to the end of his college career. He still knows how to have a good time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8addc690d395498ab6ad8dc5921acc21The Latest: Trump questions Obama's visit to mosquehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d152a7f0b6f741368de64d6ed7bd16bdSat, 06 Feb 2016 01:44:36 GMTFLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail with days to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d152a7f0b6f741368de64d6ed7bd16bdThe Latest: 6-year-old hit by falling tree limb dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14701b4558de4307aea6e28765f838e0Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:10:29 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm that dropped more than a foot of snow on some areas of the Northeast (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14701b4558de4307aea6e28765f838e0During Utah funeral, Oregon refuge occupier hailed as a herohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e862e229d1b4094861ea07cc55e1ac7Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:53:47 GMTKANAB, Utah (AP) — Inside a packed Mormon church in this desert town Friday, a leader of the Oregon armed standoff who died in a confrontation with authorities was called a man of conviction and not a threat to the law enforcement officers who shot him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e862e229d1b4094861ea07cc55e1ac7Monkey Year inspires kung fu, predictions of fire, diseasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/440cba3a9c214849b49314095be6fe01Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:47:52 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Feb. 8, the zodiac calendar enters the Year of the Monkey — the ninth of 12 animal signs. Plastic monkeys are adorning shopping centers and office buildings, and government departments have been giving out toy monkeys.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/440cba3a9c214849b49314095be6fe01Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supportershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46e35be489c44317b76492fbc9059084Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:35:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46e35be489c44317b76492fbc90590842 planes crash in mid-air, plunge into ocean off LAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/001ac79d43424d7f8671543808e9a959Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:51:57 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Two small planes collided in midair Friday and plunged into the ocean off of Los Angeles harbor. There was no immediate word of any survivors, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/001ac79d43424d7f8671543808e9a959Johnny Manziel's father worried quarterback self-destructinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42bfde0847ea4918a7cd8a22c4148de8Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:25:27 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — With Johnny Manziel's professional career in doubt and his personal life crumbling, his father fears for the troubled quarterback's safety.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42bfde0847ea4918a7cd8a22c4148de8Whiteside gets triple-double as Heat hold off Hornets 98-95http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3caa63c9fd645c39980a215a1a71590Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:48:32 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hassan Whiteside had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots, and the Miami Heat came up with two key steals in the closing seconds of a 98-95 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3caa63c9fd645c39980a215a1a71590The Latest: Bobby Jindal endorsing Marco Rubiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7926fe3c06ed45d89e3c2ecac275f367Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:43:59 GMTDERRY, N.H. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail with days to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7926fe3c06ed45d89e3c2ecac275f367Judges strike down 2 North Carolina congressional districtshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98686300bd194d04947984b585a5efdfSat, 06 Feb 2016 02:09:16 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal judges struck down late Friday two majority black congressional districts in North Carolina, saying race was the predominant factor in drawing those lines but state legislators lacked justification in using that practice.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98686300bd194d04947984b585a5efdfAs fix nears for gas leak, residents worry about return homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cee804ed742445aa8ca2b44bb7ac0bf6Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:45:29 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — With a possible end in sight to a massive 15-week gas leak, anxious residents displaced from a Los Angeles neighborhood are skeptical a fix is near and worry they may be forced to return too soon to unhealthy homes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cee804ed742445aa8ca2b44bb7ac0bf6The Latest: Schwarzenegger compares Kasich to 'Terminator'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bbed19f1af742eb84101545a4441b4fSat, 06 Feb 2016 02:30:34 GMTBEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail with days to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bbed19f1af742eb84101545a4441b4fThe Latest: 2 small planes collide in ocean near Los Angeleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5057e2976fee41eb928562a89270e81bSat, 06 Feb 2016 01:40:15 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a midair collision between two small planes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5057e2976fee41eb928562a89270e81bTainan authorities say 3 dead, 154 hospitalized from 6.4-magnitude earthquake in south Taiwanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a24db4963bae4db28d701e601679e5f6Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:01:35 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Tainan authorities say 3 dead, 154 hospitalized from 6.4-magnitude earthquake in south Taiwan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a24db4963bae4db28d701e601679e5f6Former soldiers clash with protesters in Haiti; 1 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4326cd07ec534b879baa1553917762b7Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:09:11 GMTPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A band of former Haitian soldiers clashed Friday with a far larger gathering of anti-government demonstrators in the troubled country's capital, resulting in the killing of an ex-member of the abolished military amid an ongoing political crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4326cd07ec534b879baa1553917762b7No one submits verified claim for $63 million lotto jackpothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c9a7f621b5440fb907c543578e91c6eSat, 06 Feb 2016 00:37:16 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — California Lottery officials said Friday that nobody has stepped forward with the winning ticket for the record $63 million SuperLottoPlus jackpot — but it's too early to call a forfeit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c9a7f621b5440fb907c543578e91c6eEPA: Mine spill dumped 880,000 pounds of metals in riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7d6c83364049ae96e3f0222acfeae8Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:55:20 GMTDENVER (AP) — A 3 million-gallon spill from a southwestern Colorado gold mine last year may have dumped more than 880,000 pounds of metals into the Animas River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7d6c83364049ae96e3f0222acfeae8Town's 100th annual winter carnival opens, minus some snowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1674f9167761489da0ce655cfd0119ebSat, 06 Feb 2016 01:47:10 GMTNEWPORT, N.H. (AP) — Residents of the small New Hampshire town of Newport are launching their 100th annual winter carnival with a tribute to its roots and a grudging acceptance that climate change can wreak havoc with the schedule of events.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1674f9167761489da0ce655cfd0119ebMan gets 75 years in pal's killing after $700 Super Bowl bethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a7dc4709c624de39a8341d82fbc6289Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:48:54 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man convicted of killing his longtime friend over a $700 Super Bowl bet has been sentenced to 75 years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a7dc4709c624de39a8341d82fbc6289Utah legislators back plan to declare porn a health crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fda71be230ae487aaee806276bbfd5b4Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:28:53 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A state senator in Utah wants to declare pornography a public health crisis, echoing an argument being made around the U.S. by conservative religious groups as porn becomes more accessible on smartphones and tablets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fda71be230ae487aaee806276bbfd5b4Unabashed gluttony takes center stage at Philly's Wing Bowlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/954b96c45726404baea6a4edd20ab16cSat, 06 Feb 2016 01:52:33 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — With those around him sick and stuffed, Dennis Rodman needed to brush up on the rulebook.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/954b96c45726404baea6a4edd20ab16cPaul, Jordan power Clippers past Magic 107-93http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac1e529992484c5ab74d96175b72d239Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:48:38 GMTOrlando, Fla. (AP) — Chris Paul had 21 points and six assists, DeAndre Jordan had 12 points and 18 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Orlando Magic 107-93 on Friday night for their fifth win in six games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac1e529992484c5ab74d96175b72d239Search on for plane that may have crashed in oceanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7090a9104e904cce90ecb95966a989acSat, 06 Feb 2016 01:06:31 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A search is under way near Los Angeles harbor for a small plane that reportedly crashed in the ocean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7090a9104e904cce90ecb95966a989acStrong quake hits Taiwan; 221 people pulled out from rubblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f95f1dd2b04c40deb646e69274177ddeSat, 06 Feb 2016 00:59:45 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people from two residential high-rises that collapsed when a shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck before dawn Saturday, leaving still others trapped inside.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f95f1dd2b04c40deb646e69274177dde2 planes collide midair, plunge into ocean off Los Angeleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26fbaefecc8d48ad912a6250f4f0b016Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:35:46 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Two small planes collided over the ocean just outside Los Angeles Harbor and plunged into the water Friday, prompting a massive search by dozens of boats and divers. As darkness fell there was no sign of survivors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26fbaefecc8d48ad912a6250f4f0b016Judge who presided over Martha Stewart's NY trial dies at 86http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/227cc66b18154e8c920a944a47d90b8eSat, 06 Feb 2016 00:40:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge who presided over Martha Stewart's criminal trial in New York has died. Miriam Cedarbaum was 86.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/227cc66b18154e8c920a944a47d90b8eRepublicans circle Rubio as stakes grow in New Hampshirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2406724b7ba42abaf8a797e545b241bSat, 06 Feb 2016 02:48:29 GMTLONDONBERRY, N.H. (AP) — On the rise in a tightening race, Marco Rubio shouldered intensifying attacks Friday from moderate-leaning Republicans who fear a strong Rubio showing in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary could spell the end for their frazzled presidential campaigns.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2406724b7ba42abaf8a797e545b241bThe Latest: State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districtshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d8c5c2748a84feab0d6a567c316e9b8Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:29:39 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congressional districts in North Carolina (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d8c5c2748a84feab0d6a567c316e9b8The Latest: At least 3 dead in Taiwan quake, 154 injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58f60741912d461e9c0afa93e4bd5d51Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:21:14 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a 6.4-magnitude earthquake in southern Taiwan (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58f60741912d461e9c0afa93e4bd5d51No. 5 Maryland beats No. 17 Michigan State 85-76http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10be97dc9ea2465898c944c8140c1175Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:14:41 GMTCOLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 30 points, Brionna Jones had 17 points and 17 rebounds, and No. 5 Maryland defeated No. 17 Michigan State 85-76 Friday night for its ninth straight victory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10be97dc9ea2465898c944c8140c1175Former LB Bill Romanowski: Most NFL players likely have CTEhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dc6c626d5214a3d9d36e4fbb605f8e4Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:41:22 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bill Romanowski sustained 20 documented concussions, and certainly more he doesn't know about, during his 16-year NFL career as a linebacker. He was hardly surprised to learn this week that late Raiders quarterback and Hall of Fame finalist Ken Stabler had been diagnosed with the brain disease CTE.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dc6c626d5214a3d9d36e4fbb605f8e411-year-old boy convicted of killing 8-year-old girlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03dccd5b76854dfd9b64ba84dadb4029Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:27:07 GMTWHITE PINE, Tenn. (AP) — An 11-year-old boy in Tennessee has been found guilty of murdering an 8-year-old girl after she and her sister refused to let him see their puppies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03dccd5b76854dfd9b64ba84dadb4029Strong quake hits Taiwan, killing 3; 221 rescued from rubblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f2bbe166ee3492692f0360500bd81cdSat, 06 Feb 2016 01:37:02 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people and three dead from a residential high-rise complex that collapsed when a shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck before dawn Saturday, leaving still others trapped inside.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f2bbe166ee3492692f0360500bd81cdWall's triple-double leads Wizards to 106-94 win over 76ershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1e3bf19181f48e59f5aa59f3954d4d6Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:36:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall had his fourth career triple-double with 18 points, a career-high 13 rebounds and 10 assists, leading the Washington Wizards over the Philadelphia 76ers 106-94 Friday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1e3bf19181f48e59f5aa59f3954d4d6Couple wanted in crime spree led police on chase; 1 killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5fcca465e33447daf8b9ba1dfa6e20fSat, 06 Feb 2016 02:12:39 GMTMILTON, Fla. (AP) — A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended with one suspect dead and the other wounded Friday, after authorities say they chased the pair across the highway and through a rural neighborhood and exchanged gunfire with them in Florida's Panhandle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5fcca465e33447daf8b9ba1dfa6e20fThe Latest: 221 pulled alive from Taiwan quake, 115 injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bee8ad5fd630421d9713aed2f0308fbfSat, 06 Feb 2016 00:46:53 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Latest on a 6.4-magnitude earthquake in southern Taiwan (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bee8ad5fd630421d9713aed2f0308fbfThe Latest: Sanders pledges to enact 'political revolution'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a846b9b579e74ce7aa638d17e4ad5ddaSat, 06 Feb 2016 02:41:20 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail with days to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a846b9b579e74ce7aa638d17e4ad5ddaKo, Jang share lead after a long day on LPGA Tourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b65724282884974bfb9607262bd7f20Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:14:20 GMTOCALA, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko hit the ball only 22 times in a span of 11 hours Friday in the Coates Golf Championship and finished where she started — with a share of the lead, and still a long way from the finish line.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b65724282884974bfb9607262bd7f20Speeches that earned Clinton millions remain a mysteryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab33fe4d85d94e478f3fba86c3665071Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:24:44 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Clinton told voters in the latest Democratic debate there's "hardly anything you don't know about me."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab33fe4d85d94e478f3fba86c3665071Pentagon releases photos of alleged detainee abusehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4dda9ad609124f35b8d8b2b9441621d7Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:39:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday released nearly 200 photographs of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, taken mostly between 2004 and 2006, involving 56 cases of alleged abuse by U.S. forces.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4dda9ad609124f35b8d8b2b9441621d7New England sees first serious snowfall of the seasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98aea4c2bbf64f678c1173beefe46d38Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:19:01 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A winter storm packing heavy, wet snow gave New England its first real taste of winter Friday, toppling trees and knocking out power to more than 180,000 customers and threatening to cover some spots a foot deep.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98aea4c2bbf64f678c1173beefe46d38Oklahoma City high school wrestler charged with sex crimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62bdcf573da64767b93871ceedf32804Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:11:23 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An athlete at an Oklahoma City high school was charged this week with a sex crime after police say an act the boy described as a wrestling maneuver was obscene groping.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62bdcf573da64767b93871ceedf32804The Latest: Bush says Trump's rhetoric is insulting, hurtfulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02157b463ca24a31ba7d689a64470639Sat, 06 Feb 2016 01:13:49 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail with days to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02157b463ca24a31ba7d689a64470639Coast Guard says 2 small planes collide in midair over ocean off Los Angeleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37e51f2387354b7a9c9bc48c6b4deabdSat, 06 Feb 2016 01:28:01 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Coast Guard says 2 small planes collide in midair over ocean off Los Angeles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37e51f2387354b7a9c9bc48c6b4deabdAstronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th man on moon, dies in Floridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b55700f8839446ebec957f4feb1ad3bSat, 06 Feb 2016 00:35:01 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to exploring physics, the mind, and unexplained phenomena such as psychics and aliens, has died in Florida. He was 85.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b55700f8839446ebec957f4feb1ad3bThe Latest: Manziel's ex-girlfriend gets protective orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f68ac45db2cc448da6709b73dc728460Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:46:22 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on troubled quarterback Johnny Manziel (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f68ac45db2cc448da6709b73dc728460The Latest: Dallas police reopen Manziel assault probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6088224f991149caba1b56afb2832a31Sat, 06 Feb 2016 02:42:14 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on troubled quarterback Johnny Manziel (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6088224f991149caba1b56afb2832a31