FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:57:12 -07:00Private college mandates staff opposition to gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98fe040e4b6b4d66a0ec37b0802646a5Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:39:41 GMTMONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — A private North Carolina Christian college is insisting that its faculty and staff sign a document that opposes same-sex marriage and abortion. One faculty member says she and eight of her colleagues have refused to sign it and are leaving the school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98fe040e4b6b4d66a0ec37b0802646a5AP Source: Larry Bird steps down as Pacers presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e511ea0c70a9439b90c59f5a7859c647Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:01:54 GMTLarry Bird is stepping down as president of basketball operations for the Indiana Pacers, a stunningly abrupt move even for an NBA legend known for making swift decisions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e511ea0c70a9439b90c59f5a7859c647Florida eye doctor guilty on all counts of Medicare fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98cb44dabb924b468ba80890f2467e04Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:28:57 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A prominent Florida eye doctor accused of political corruption was convicted of Medicare fraud Friday, increasing the odds that federal prosecutors could pressure him to testify against New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98cb44dabb924b468ba80890f2467e04Iran: Tehran's mayor attacks Rouhani in pre-election debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ed4206376644401aeab29b3065a8648Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:28:15 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Tehran's mayor and presidential candidate Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf accused on Friday President Hassan Rouhani's administration of dishonesty, mismanagement and supporting the rich at the expense of the poor in the first debate between the six presidential candidates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ed4206376644401aeab29b3065a8648Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e19599e7993e4c738e61e388979a59b2Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:24:22 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas governor said Friday that he sees no reason for anything beyond a routine review of the state's execution procedures after a condemned inmate lurched and convulsed 20 times during a lethal injection.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e19599e7993e4c738e61e388979a59b2The stars shined for Mary Hart; now Daytime Emmys will toohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71d68348fda545b4aa1c5013ab52e3f6Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:59:56 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — In the early 1980s, Mary Hart became the face — and the famously insured legs — of a new breed of TV show, the entertainment news magazine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71d68348fda545b4aa1c5013ab52e3f6Nevada Supreme Court rules 'Las Vegas Law' can film in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f09c8e7394f4808a8ae3245ae67978dFri, 28 Apr 2017 19:40:59 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court says a reality television show about Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson and prosecutors in Las Vegas is a news program, and its cameras can be in courtrooms.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f09c8e7394f4808a8ae3245ae67978dThe Latest: $600,000 bail set for fatal bus stop crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/870c91eebe394824aef75f6782ef58aeFri, 28 Apr 2017 19:55:15 GMTPOINCIANA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a school bus stop crash in Florida (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/870c91eebe394824aef75f6782ef58aeStream of quakes rattles Chilean coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eac3e14b371340849234312f643f1bd3Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:42:42 GMTSANTIAGO, CHILE (AP) — More than a dozen moderate earthquakes have rattled the Chilean coast within just over two hours, the most powerful of them registered at magnitude 5.9.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eac3e14b371340849234312f643f1bd3Fears of losing pre-existing conditions protection under GOPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7abffa2dbf34a10a1040917bd3eff13Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:18:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — From cancer to addiction, doctors and patient groups are warning that the latest Republican health care bill would gut hard-won protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions. Some GOP moderates who may seal the legislation's fate are echoing those concerns.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7abffa2dbf34a10a1040917bd3eff13The Latest: Gabby Giffords criticizes Trump's NRA speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/650d9e78e7364a4ea3681564347ca8bdFri, 28 Apr 2017 19:01:41 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the NRA's annual convention (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/650d9e78e7364a4ea3681564347ca8bdAPNewsBreak: Syrian who sued Trump brings family to UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8555c696c4a44b3a815c20091165b5cFri, 28 Apr 2017 18:41:37 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — An attorney for a Syrian man living in Wisconsin who sued over President Donald Trump's travel ban says the man has been reunited with his wife and young daughter after three years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8555c696c4a44b3a815c20091165b5cNorth Carolina leaders spar in court over election changehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e550bae590574a0bb293a921c1603b00Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:05:08 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Three North Carolina judges were asked Friday to decide whether Republican state lawmakers acted within their constitutional powers when they voted for a second time to curtail the new Democratic governor's control over state and local elections.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e550bae590574a0bb293a921c1603b00Netanyahu says German official crossed line meeting with NGOhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd8cb83c53df45148ac58e7a56b16f03Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:51:36 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German officials on Friday defended a decision by the country's top diplomat to meet with an Israeli human rights group, after Israel's prime minister said the move had crossed a "red line."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd8cb83c53df45148ac58e7a56b16f03Prosecutor: Charges likely in deadly fall at Penn State frathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf8e7a08fb3f458db53f321e25e6d265Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:13:32 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor says the investigation into the February death of a Penn State University fraternity pledge who fell down stairs is likely to result in charges against "a number" of people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf8e7a08fb3f458db53f321e25e6d265Arrest made in death of elderly California woman out on walkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f882e3e1db9f4c4b9c225d408b5ce338Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:39:00 GMTNORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — A young man has been arrested in the sexual assault and beating death of an 86-year-old California woman who was attacked as she tried to help a friend during a morning walk, officials said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f882e3e1db9f4c4b9c225d408b5ce338The Latest: Macedonia protesters seek new electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/902edf4a05fe4b1a802126194832d23aFri, 28 Apr 2017 19:21:45 GMTSKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Macedonia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/902edf4a05fe4b1a802126194832d23aThe Latest: Parents of slain teens meet with Jeff Sessionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/783e7195b02c4f2a83b758c379f6f751Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:15:33 GMTBRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — The latest on efforts to thwart violence by the street gang MS-13, which has been blamed for 11 deaths on Long Island since last year (All times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/783e7195b02c4f2a83b758c379f6f751France's dark Nazi history colors presidential campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66a1ff4123bf45549c03b3bd815ed3d0Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:46:36 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's troubled wartime past took center stage Friday in the country's highly charged presidential race, as Marine Le Pen's far-right party suffered a new blow over alleged Holocaust denial and her centrist rival visited the site of France's worst Nazi massacre.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66a1ff4123bf45549c03b3bd815ed3d0NSA to stop collecting some internet communicationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d33eba04666d49b4b0e0288e26769b45Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:49:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency says it will no longer collect certain communications moving on the internet simply because they mention a foreign intelligence target.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d33eba04666d49b4b0e0288e26769b45Grain mixed, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de50c59aaf6c4cfb9be37af8597e350aFri, 28 Apr 2017 19:39:51 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de50c59aaf6c4cfb9be37af8597e350aJudges seal warrants related to arrest of 'Bachelor' starhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ec3443976cd420aa9e52b0cb1493838Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:19:31 GMTIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Applications for warrants that allowed police to arrest "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules after a fatal crash and to obtain his blood and urine samples will be sealed indefinitely under rulings issued Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ec3443976cd420aa9e52b0cb1493838Montenegro lawmakers back NATO membership in historic movehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c81413d59022482cbf092493879b5194Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:26:47 GMTCETINJE, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's parliament on Friday supported the Balkan country's membership in NATO in a historic turn toward the West amid protests by Russia and the pro-Russia opposition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c81413d59022482cbf092493879b5194Man pleads not guilty in murder case using Fitbit evidencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83218938bd8a4fc4b27534f2d004a53eFri, 28 Apr 2017 18:51:00 GMTROCKVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who police say gave an account of his wife's death that differed from information on her Fitbit pleaded not guilty Friday to murder and other charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83218938bd8a4fc4b27534f2d004a53eThe Latest: 2 arraigned in death of missing Michigan manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0b37a571f8f423c8b85231f974456aeFri, 28 Apr 2017 19:48:40 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the arrests of two people in connection with the slaying of Michigan man missing since last year (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0b37a571f8f423c8b85231f974456aeCourt: Affluent New York county making fair housing excuseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc30290376cd48d39cba2a8ccdd67303Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:53:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An affluent county north of New York City is "engaging in total obstructionism" after promising to build affordable housing eight years ago that can be marketed to nonwhites, a federal appeals panel said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc30290376cd48d39cba2a8ccdd67303Man pleads guilty to charges in Tennessee officer shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e18e0a8d425a4ac0886a1a6c50d25dd0Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:55:52 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An ex-convict pleaded guilty Friday to federal carjacking and ammunition charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a Tennessee police officer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e18e0a8d425a4ac0886a1a6c50d25dd0Austin abortion clinic reopens following high court rulinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/747fffaf0868404796e222fcc946d906Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:17:21 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A medical provider whose legal challenge led the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down much of Texas' tough abortion law has reopened an Austin abortion clinic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/747fffaf0868404796e222fcc946d906Boy turns in $2,000 he found, gets Outstanding Citizen Awardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f42d17cc4714c5ab6e5ef25cc87b1d3Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:31:26 GMTARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — A 6-year-old Massachusetts boy who turned in $2,000 in cash he found in a bank bag lost by a restaurant employee has received an Outstanding Citizen Award.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f42d17cc4714c5ab6e5ef25cc87b1d3Amtrak: Penn Station work to cause 2-3 major summer outageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9d1795912d7462a8c56b9b43862087bFri, 28 Apr 2017 19:51:34 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Accelerated track repairs at New York's Penn Station in the wake of recent derailments will require two or three "significant" disruptions to weekday service this summer, Amtrak's CEO told lawmakers Friday, an indication that commuters may be spared what many assumed would be daily delays lasting months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9d1795912d7462a8c56b9b43862087bJury reaches verdict in Florida eye doctor's fraud trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a1a94eeed014259a2c482471759bdc3Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:42:36 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jurors have reached a verdict in the Medicare fraud trial of a prominent Florida eye doctor who's also accused of bribing a U.S. senator.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a1a94eeed014259a2c482471759bdc3Florida boy among 5 students hit by car has diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3afeeb492624dec9c3ab991c8d0a493Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:27:29 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A Florida sheriff's deputy was sleeping Thursday afternoon when his 11-year-old daughter called and asked him to pick her up at her school bus stop. Seconds later, she started screaming into the phone, "Dad, help me, help me!"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3afeeb492624dec9c3ab991c8d0a493Ahoy, matey: Pirate Party seeks candidates to run for officehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abf7661b61234ac6b5db9d4469f6f875Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:40:31 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Pirate Party is looking for a few good candidates for elected office — eye patches and parrots not required.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abf7661b61234ac6b5db9d4469f6f875For Trump and Congress, lofty goals crashed into realityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c22f56725ae0491a951beb1aba5c648dFri, 28 Apr 2017 19:22:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — For Donald Trump, self-proclaimed master negotiator, making deals with Congress was supposed to be easy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c22f56725ae0491a951beb1aba5c648dThe Latest: Berkeley hails peaceful debate over Ann Coulterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69ff7456a2bf43028f3b0bdbcd78d062Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:49:51 GMTBERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Ann Coulter protesters in Berkeley (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69ff7456a2bf43028f3b0bdbcd78d062The Latest: Ex-Chicago Public Schools CEO sentencedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4b56a305c1e45329c4d35b55f7d04f3Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:53:39 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Latest the sentencing of the former head of Chicago Public Schools (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4b56a305c1e45329c4d35b55f7d04f3Macedonian violence elicits diverging international responsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/832e19845ec6470086d5e0f5015a7166Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:16:36 GMTSKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's night of violence that saw protesters storm parliament and attack lawmakers elicited diametrically opposed reactions from world powers Friday, with Russia blaming the West for meddling in the Balkan nation's internal affairs and the European Union and United States saying the events were inconsistent with democracy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/832e19845ec6470086d5e0f5015a7166Trump blames Flynn's vetting on Obama administrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d55e419f601e4bdaa804ac121435eba3Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:42:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his administration shouldn't be held responsible for the vetting of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, laying the blame instead at the feet of his predecessor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d55e419f601e4bdaa804ac121435eba3The Latest: Trump delivers campaign-like speech to NRA crowdhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1fe58cafc694475a51093fde8848fa1Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:46:25 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the NRA's annual convention (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1fe58cafc694475a51093fde8848fa1California seeks control of unruly medical pot industryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e68ca1e1c56143499f3d01e090c20135Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:45:36 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — California is trying to get control of its unruly medical marijuana industry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e68ca1e1c56143499f3d01e090c20135Trump revives 'Pocahontas' insult of Elizabeth Warrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c1563b78474434abd064464cc9d69e9Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:52:05 GMTATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump revived one of his favorite — and most provocative — taunts against Elizabeth Warren on Friday, derisively calling the Massachusetts senator "Pocahontas."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c1563b78474434abd064464cc9d69e9Road Show: Majority of NFL teams interested in hosting drafthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbc37774e08d4990ae5911c37d891690Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:57:46 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nearly 100,000 people attended the festivities surrounding the first night of the NFL draft Thursday. That's more than at any Super Bowl except one.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbc37774e08d4990ae5911c37d891690Prosecutor: Woman put unconscious girl in bag, threw it awayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/778ba4e33d9e4d78b95133a9ad151493Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:42:16 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana woman abused a 13-month-old girl in her care, used methamphetamine while the child was unconscious and when the girl stopped breathing, put her body in a duffel bag and threw it in a trash can before going home to sleep, federal prosecutors said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/778ba4e33d9e4d78b95133a9ad151493Detroit Pistons submit bids for future NBA All-Star Gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aff6db75fef24a22839e9a0234c44e42Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:38:40 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have put in bids to host a future NBA All-Star Game at Little Caesars Arena.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aff6db75fef24a22839e9a0234c44e42Man changes plea to guilty in shooting of Tennessee officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/929343693f5b406cb0e0cc0e54afe030Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:32:18 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An ex-convict facing federal charges in the fatal shooting of a Tennessee police officer has changed his plea to guilty.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/929343693f5b406cb0e0cc0e54afe030Trump, Congress and 100 days: Lofty goals hit realityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4fbbb7504714be4b9e9be2ca35aad5dFri, 28 Apr 2017 19:24:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — For Donald Trump, self-proclaimed master negotiator, making deals with Congress was supposed to be easy. "This Congress is going to be the busiest Congress we've had in decades, maybe ever," Trump predicted shortly after taking office.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4fbbb7504714be4b9e9be2ca35aad5dMS-13 street gang grips Long Island suburbs in violencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9090fcb299e46b4b7254664e0ee070eFri, 28 Apr 2017 19:10:46 GMTBRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Late at night, when helicopters thrum overhead and spotlights beam down onto lawns, many people here know exactly what's going on.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9090fcb299e46b4b7254664e0ee070eWhite nationalists indicted on weapons, drug chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95440b0d9f4643d8a1cb15588f5257a4Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:49:35 GMTWILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Five members of a white supremacist group called the Aryan Strike Force have been indicted on weapons, money laundering and drug charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95440b0d9f4643d8a1cb15588f5257a4Eagle 'chop shop' case offers window into trafficking tradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a07456a75f584ef09dd40f6efe2e3b88Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:58:23 GMTPIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A two-year undercover operation that led to indictments against 15 people for illegally trafficking eagles and other migratory birds offers a rare window into the black market for eagle carcasses, feathers, parts and handicrafts, including one alleged dealer who called himself the "best feather man in the Midwest."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a07456a75f584ef09dd40f6efe2e3b88Trump's tweets cooling _ and the impact is fading a bithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9f6d7084d6240f7a438e07e4f67b749Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:41:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — They are the 140-character bursts that helped define the first 100 days of the Trump presidency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9f6d7084d6240f7a438e07e4f67b749