FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:14:15 -08:00Economy focus of S. African nation speech, despite hecklinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7816061f277c40248b97a2781ff04f48Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:15:43 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's struggling economy was the focus point of the president's state-of-the-nation address on Thursday, which went ahead despite disruptions and heckling from opposition politicians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7816061f277c40248b97a2781ff04f48The Latest: Slain deputy served in Army from 1991-1999http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cf35823753346f9b3488922d49030b6Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:30:38 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a gunman fatally shooting two sheriff's deputies and being killed in a shootout (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cf35823753346f9b3488922d49030b6Judge: Man is fugitive former child TV host from Louisianahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdef7e6792b34d13810a83e9700bcb6eThu, 11 Feb 2016 19:53:52 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge ruled Thursday that a former Cub Scout leader in the San Diego area is the former child television show host "Mr. Wonder," who fled Louisiana in 1979 amid allegations that he sexually abused children on a camping trip.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdef7e6792b34d13810a83e9700bcb6eMinnesota man pleads guilty in Islamic State casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/932d8e090e0c424cb9c6a6f825637efcThu, 11 Feb 2016 20:47:54 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/932d8e090e0c424cb9c6a6f825637efcSmithsonian giving visitors a virtual look inside Apollo 11http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad46a62c97ee4da6b52f506e172a5565Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:52:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A calendar hand drawn on the wall marking days in space and scribbled warning instructions to not open certain doors. Those are some of the things the public will be able to see as part of a new, 3D look inside the spacecraft that took astronauts on America's historic 1969 mission to the moon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad46a62c97ee4da6b52f506e172a5565US markets trim losses in late tradinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7e77ec4ff904aa8853fb888d24b5d51Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:20:51 GMTDeclines in banks and other financial companies led a broad slide in U.S. stocks Thursday afternoon, but the market recovered somewhat from even steeper losses earlier in the day. The slump reflected heightened concerns about global economic weakness, even as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reiterated her confidence in the U.S. economy. The latest slide put the stock market on track for its fourth loss in a row.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7e77ec4ff904aa8853fb888d24b5d51Aunt of teen accused in slaying charged with supplying gunhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0b26f90e8844a7ca1e06d6434fe755eThu, 11 Feb 2016 20:15:53 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Chicago woman has been indicted on charges that she supplied her 14-year-old niece with the handgun the girl allegedly used to kill another teen during an argument over a boy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0b26f90e8844a7ca1e06d6434fe755eFamily awarded $53M in Kyle Field deadly demolition accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f402277544ee4ff4a5b124b85b72ea51Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:51:14 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Relatives of a demolition worker have been awarded $53 million over his 2013 death after he fell four stories during renovation of Texas A&M's Kyle Field.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f402277544ee4ff4a5b124b85b72ea51Average 30-year mortgage falls for 6th week to 3.65 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff49381cbb5d45b191270cc7496a9fb5Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:48:12 GMTAverage long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for the sixth-straight week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff49381cbb5d45b191270cc7496a9fb5Campaign signs get new life to help people with disabilitieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db1828f2a7d74b6da453d5e11c02f942Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:06:05 GMTDURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The oversized Carly Fiorina campaign signs along New Hampshire's Route 4 weren't enough to keep the Republican presidential hopeful's campaign alive past Tuesday's primary, but they could end up helping people with disabilities live their lives more independently.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db1828f2a7d74b6da453d5e11c02f942Judge orders northeast Iowa zoo to remove tigers, lemurshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac0cb9a1572649da9c8173d98461af26Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:53:28 GMTCEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The owners of a private northeast Iowa zoo must remove their tigers and lemurs after a federal judge ruled Thursday that they failed to provide appropriate living conditions for the animals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac0cb9a1572649da9c8173d98461af26Lawyer: Witnesses in ex-CBC host assault trial liedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e634dfec9384d9cb9833309a2b8efd9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:47:24 GMTTORONTO (AP) — The defense lawyer for a former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host charged with sexual assault said Thursday the complainants withheld information from police and lied under oath.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e634dfec9384d9cb9833309a2b8efd9The Latest: FBI says it's arrested last 4 Oregon occupiershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8618b3558a4d435b81a6de1ce7356862Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:03:37 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8618b3558a4d435b81a6de1ce7356862Things to know about the Oregon wildlife refuge occupationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e59eef2f78874d29bbf461c1303efd95Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:47:04 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — An occupation by armed protesters of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon started out with demands that two jailed ranchers be freed and that the federal government relinquish 300 square miles to local control for ranching, mining, logging and other uses. It stretched on for more than a month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e59eef2f78874d29bbf461c1303efd95Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budgethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78fffe41b4de46e488393587a6796ba5Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:42:01 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Portugal's fellow states in the 19-nation eurozone are keeping a wary eye on its new government's plans to roll back budget austerity measures, with the bloc's top executive and Germany both warning the country not to miss deficit targets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78fffe41b4de46e488393587a6796ba5US urges China-Taiwan talks amid uncertainty after electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be22b60865564eb78b2fd27b569b1d17Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:40:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Thursday it is urging China and Taiwan to maintain dialogue amid concern that the election of an independence-leaning party on the island could heighten tensions in one of Asia's security hotspots.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be22b60865564eb78b2fd27b569b1d17NATO orders warships into Aegean to help ease migrant crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5b2849b6b7b4448b59a1019a74c667fThu, 11 Feb 2016 20:21:35 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — In a dramatic response to Europe's gravest refugee crisis since World War II, NATO ordered three warships to sail immediately Thursday to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly smuggling of asylum-seekers across the waters from Turkey to Greece.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5b2849b6b7b4448b59a1019a74c667fWatchdog finds progress since "Fast and Furious" operationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9cc1be70c744bf2bcf2a8328da1f577Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:48:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has made progress since a failed gun-smuggling sting operation known as Fast and Furious, but more work needs to be done, according to a watchdog report issued Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9cc1be70c744bf2bcf2a8328da1f577NTSB to launch 2nd search mission for wrecked freighterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7bac8f8dbca40ef85d36e9deeb75bbeThu, 11 Feb 2016 20:33:23 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Federal investigators are launching a second search of the wreckage of a freighter that sank Oct. 1 near the Bahamas, officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7bac8f8dbca40ef85d36e9deeb75bbeLast hours of armed standoff play out online for listenershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b298f5834b1e466e84bae9bcb57dfd5aThu, 11 Feb 2016 20:40:49 GMTThe end of a nearly six-week-long standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge played out live on the Internet, with tens of thousands of people listening as supporters encouraged the last armed occupiers to surrender.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b298f5834b1e466e84bae9bcb57dfd5aRubio launches new attacks in jumbled South Carolina primaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddcdc3fe7edc45a08c71bf7d6e8e0e12Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:14:17 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Trying to re-establish his place as a White House contender, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is unloading on nearly all of his rivals, declaring them unprepared for the national security responsibilities of the presidency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddcdc3fe7edc45a08c71bf7d6e8e0e12Arkansas justice cites Johnny Cash in dissent over cash bailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fce21a0511e542b4aeff47b00d8ffa28Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:03:50 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A ruling that defendants can be required to pay their bail in cash drew objections Thursday from Arkansas' Supreme Court chief justice, who cited a man who had strong opinions about the legal system: Johnny Cash.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fce21a0511e542b4aeff47b00d8ffa28LeBron donates uniforms to Toronto-area school teamshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6faf64e5221476c95ec5f6999a84fc9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:16:02 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James crossed the Canadian border to dish out an All-Star assist.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6faf64e5221476c95ec5f6999a84fc9What We Know: 52 inmates killed in prison riot in Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daf11eb5abeb426ab94b32b7099d5f33Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:59:52 GMTA brawl between rival drug gangs turned into a riot early Thursday at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico, leaving 52 inmates dead and 12 injured. Here's what we know about the country's deadliest prison melee in years:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daf11eb5abeb426ab94b32b7099d5f33APNewsBreak: NBC, USA Network discuss Beverly Hills dog showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ef6a7183b06413e9d143bf83dd09627Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:39:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The dogs are going Hollywood.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ef6a7183b06413e9d143bf83dd09627Dems seek drug abuse funds as election-year issue sharpenshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98f3ba79fcec4a86b571b1ff4c735b85Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:03:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on Thursday called for hundreds of millions in emergency spending to fight drug abuse but ran into Republican resistance as another health issue began spiraling into an election-year showdown between the parties.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98f3ba79fcec4a86b571b1ff4c735b85Low snow causes havoc again with Iditarodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5464bec514c4602a1465bdf7de1c494Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:07:14 GMTWASILLA, Alaska (AP) — Another low snow year in Alaska has organizers worried about where to start the world's most famous sled dog race.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5464bec514c4602a1465bdf7de1c494The Latest: Passengers exit plane diverted to Los Angeleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8198678f54104b1893bdf5b76edb1f6bThu, 11 Feb 2016 19:49:35 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8198678f54104b1893bdf5b76edb1f6bOfficial unsure of where Iran's enriched uranium is storedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb3043a325b444f29d4ebf21bbfe8c81Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:56:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department official told lawmakers Thursday he was unsure of the precise location of tons of low-enriched uranium shipped out of Iran on a Russian vessel as part of the landmark nuclear agreement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb3043a325b444f29d4ebf21bbfe8c81Open-source textbooks gain in push for college affordabilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc68ba4e69cc4f4495767badb8171d78Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:37:20 GMTSTORRS, Conn. (AP) — The standard textbook for Fundamentals of General Chemistry I at the University of Connecticut has a list price of $303. For students who use the version professor Edward Neth is preparing for the fall semester, the cost will be zero.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc68ba4e69cc4f4495767badb8171d78Yanni continues to embrace the unknown with new music, tourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca0a12bccb5a47d1a8ef1aa60ae85512Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:00:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Yanni, who has performed across the globe and whose sound is arguably its own genre of music, says his method is simple: He embraces the unknown.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca0a12bccb5a47d1a8ef1aa60ae85512That's gold: Bill and Dave Christian medals up for auctionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c164bbeb360c478d89aa8d3efdad1b7dThu, 11 Feb 2016 20:46:02 GMTTheir Olympic gold medals and other memorabilia have been spending more time in safety deposit boxes than on display, so Bill Christian and Dave Christian decided the time was right to auction them off.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c164bbeb360c478d89aa8d3efdad1b7dMan convicted in death of officer hit by another driverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1ba828fac0e48eb92a18b4d4be3140eThu, 11 Feb 2016 20:51:13 GMTMINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York man was convicted Thursday in the death of a police officer responding to a crash on the Long Island Expressway even though the officer was struck and killed by another motorist.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1ba828fac0e48eb92a18b4d4be3140eClinton aims to reset campaign with focus on black votershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de7e669b30bf4b15afc859af59dbe58fThu, 11 Feb 2016 20:58:58 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, placing outreach to those communities at the center of her strategy to retool her 2016 bid.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de7e669b30bf4b15afc859af59dbe58fSlain Maryland deputies were fathers, veterans of the forcehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdac6919faf84885b64abb4d6cb2bb8cThu, 11 Feb 2016 20:22:47 GMTEDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — In an emotional address, the Harford County sheriff identified two deputies who were fatally shot in the line of duty, marking the first such tragedy in the small suburban county since 1899.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdac6919faf84885b64abb4d6cb2bb8cPlane lands safely in Los Angeles after declaring emergencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2764c09b0514e29aac8efea3134bbaeThu, 11 Feb 2016 19:59:33 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — An American Airlines plane with a mechanical problem landed safely Thursday after declaring an emergency and diverting to Los Angeles International Airport.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2764c09b0514e29aac8efea3134bbaeRiot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 52 inmates deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d452db04d54a4ef8aab15f404b677043Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:38:19 GMTMONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A brawl between rival drug gangs at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico turned into a riot Thursday, leaving 52 inmates dead and 12 injured in the country's deadliest prison melee in years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d452db04d54a4ef8aab15f404b677043Bleisure: Zika casts a pall on some company getawayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe2a693d7cad4993a1d72603dfb11a63Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:13:56 GMTIt seemed like such a great idea: A company planned a business trip this winter to a warm place that would bring the entire staff together.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe2a693d7cad4993a1d72603dfb11a63Virginia school district nixes video on race after criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4511218d2194e879c30beefc500f7e6Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:21:21 GMTGLEN ALLEN, Va. (AP) — A school district in Virginia has decided not to use a video about race and affirmative action after it made students uncomfortable and drew criticism from parents who called it "white guilt."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4511218d2194e879c30beefc500f7e6French govt reshuffle makes Ayrault the new foreign ministerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1f0a94915b4416ba6063f247685d9d9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:51:40 GMTPARIS (AP) — Former Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, a low-key veteran of the Socialist Party much acquainted with German culture, will become France's new foreign minister.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1f0a94915b4416ba6063f247685d9d9New York holds manufacturers liable for fouled waterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83fd0424642b4d1d9f827f3ed0edfe6dThu, 11 Feb 2016 20:06:39 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York regulators say Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics and Honeywell International are required to pay for the investigation and cleanup of a toxic chemical in an upstate village's drinking water.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83fd0424642b4d1d9f827f3ed0edfe6dYankees to dedicate plaque to Mariano Rivera on Aug 14http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdb3c0bc6d7946628d4cec922783f2e0Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:01:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees will dedicate a plaque for retired relief pitcher Mariano Rivera in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 14 before a game against Tampa Bay.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdb3c0bc6d7946628d4cec922783f2e0Fargo police say officer shot during standoff won't survivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d25df1414e2b45b8880e639fd49deec6Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:08:59 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota police officer was near death Thursday after being hit by a gunshot while responding to a domestic disturbance, triggering an overnight standoff with the suspected shooter who was later found dead in his home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d25df1414e2b45b8880e639fd49deec6Clinton, Sanders to debate after splitting contestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7575718263114c51a9f45a24fd042e64Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:05:39 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — After splitting the first two voting contests, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are taking their increasingly heated fight for the Democratic presidential nomination back to the debate stage Thursday night, jockeying for advantage as the race heads toward delegate-rich states.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7575718263114c51a9f45a24fd042e64Man on trial charged with abducting teen he later marriedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e85abb7cfa39429792241363221494ffThu, 11 Feb 2016 20:09:08 GMTFULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Neighbors saw Isidro Garcia as a doting father who liked to host parties at his home with the wife he adored.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e85abb7cfa39429792241363221494ffThe Latest: Kasich camp downplaying his SC fortuneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74cc7d43197e45ca8285821399f12b94Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:46:33 GMTPAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74cc7d43197e45ca8285821399f12b94Cliven Bundy charges stem from April 2014 standoff in Nevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/baffa7069bfa4e31a23722fb6b7d31b1Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:42:39 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The father of the jailed leader of a group that occupied an Oregon federal wildlife refuge was charged Thursday by federal authorities with leading a tense April 2014 armed standoff with Bureau of Land Management agents near his ranch in Nevada.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/baffa7069bfa4e31a23722fb6b7d31b1NYPD has used cell tracking technology 1,000 times since '08http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89484f82d9204cdbb35ca1d29a5f85a6Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:53:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has used secretive cellphone tracking technology more than 1,000 times since 2008, according to data released Thursday by the New York Civil Liberties Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89484f82d9204cdbb35ca1d29a5f85a6Grain mixed, livestock mostly lowerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f92ee175b66649e7ace37fa904b41675Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:41:17 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f92ee175b66649e7ace37fa904b41675Ex-president sues Penn State over Sandusky scandal backlashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0ac2f74461c488ba8114c91687b255fThu, 11 Feb 2016 20:28:41 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State's former president has gone on the legal offensive, filing one lawsuit that alleges the university violated an agreement they made when he stepped down four years ago and a second defamation claim over a university-commissioned report that was blisteringly critical of his handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0ac2f74461c488ba8114c91687b255f