FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 06 Oct 2015 17:14:22 -07:00Gordon thinks new tire changer can give inside information, 06 Oct 2015 21:49:37 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeff Gordon believes his new front tire changer can improve his pit crew and give Hendrick Motorsports some inside information on the competition. governor signs law targeting gender wage gap, 06 Oct 2015 22:49:33 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Female workers in California will get new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps under legislation signed into law Tuesday that supporters say offers the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation. General Assembly head among 6 held in bribery scheme, 07 Oct 2015 00:01:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A former president of the United Nations General Assembly turned the world body into a "platform for profit" by accepting over $1 million in bribes from a billionaire Chinese real estate mogul and other businesspeople to pave the way for lucrative investments, a prosecutor charged Tuesday. Latest: Crews work to restore city's water system, 06 Oct 2015 22:24:28 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): Roku streaming TV device has 4K resolution, 06 Oct 2015 21:47:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Streaming TV device maker Roku on Tuesday unveiled a new model that offers video in Ultra HD, or 4K, resolution, matching what's available with Amazon's new Fire TV device. estimates its 3Q operating profit surged 80 percent, 07 Oct 2015 00:09:33 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. says its third-quarter operating profit surged by 80 percent over a year earlier. lawsuit: County jails people who can't pay court fines, 06 Oct 2015 22:07:49 GMTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union sued a county in Washington state Tuesday, accusing it of sending people to jail or forcing them to toil on work crews if they fail to pay their court fines — a practice that makes the poor poorer and amounts to a "modern-day debtors' prison," the organization said. executes inmate for killing man in $8 robbery, 06 Oct 2015 23:49:23 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A convicted killer in Texas was executed Tuesday for fatally shooting another man in a robbery that yielded just $8. fired over gorilla Facebook post plans appeal, 06 Oct 2015 22:19:41 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A white Newark, New Jersey, police lieutenant fired over a Facebook exchange that referred to the city's black mayor as a gorilla is appealing the decision and wants to return to the force. Latest: Part of I-95 reopens to local traffic, 06 Oct 2015 21:54:39 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): says she's sent her book to GOP candidates, 06 Oct 2015 22:29:27 GMTMUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has sent a copy of her most recent memoir to Republican presidential candidates after some raised questions about her record as Secretary of State. John Mayer gushes about The Grateful Dead, 07 Oct 2015 00:07:40 GMTSAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Singer-songwriter John Mayer proudly declared himself a "Deadhead" as he defended members of the Grateful Dead in their decision to regroup after playing what was supposed to be the band's final tour this summer. that built Ten Commandments monument still unpaid, 06 Oct 2015 22:54:44 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A company that built a granite Ten Commandments monument that was removed from the Oklahoma Capitol grounds says it still hasn't been paid for its work. shooter's mother wrote about guns in online forum, 07 Oct 2015 00:07:28 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mother of a gunman who killed nine people and himself at an Oregon community college allowed her troubled son to have guns and acknowledged in online posts that he struggled with autism, but she didn't seem to know he was potentially violent.'s prestigious debate team loses to NY inmates, 06 Oct 2015 22:54:34 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Months after winning a national title, Harvard's debate team has fallen to a group of New York inmates. expands protein bars to main grocery aisles, 06 Oct 2015 22:17:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Protein and health bars at Wal-Mart are getting ready for prime time. Angeles judge finalizes Stevie Wonder's divorce, 06 Oct 2015 21:49:37 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has finalized Stevie Wonder's divorce from fashion designer Kai Millard Morris. Highlights, 06 Oct 2015 22:14:25 GMT___ inspecting other engines after jetliner fire, 07 Oct 2015 00:05:06 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The company that made an engine that caught fire as a British Airways plane was taking off from Las Vegas is inspecting other engine parts as part of a federal investigation of the incident. past opposition, SC delegation now seeks flood aid, 06 Oct 2015 21:44:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — South Carolina's congressional delegation is vowing to make sure the state gets federal help to recover from the historic flooding from massive rains. Gate Park slaying victim was a Canadian tourist, 06 Oct 2015 23:40:18 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A young Canadian woman whose body was found in Golden Gate park over the weekend was on her first solo backpacking trip that would have taken her all the way to Europe, her relatives said Tuesday. Teen pulled gun on college student, prompting lockdown, 06 Oct 2015 23:04:32 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A teenager pulled a gun on a student outside a community college building Tuesday, prompting a campus lockdown and police search and leading to the teen's arrest, police said. cuts sponsored daily fantasy sports elements from shows, 06 Oct 2015 23:12:52 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — ESPN is cutting sponsored DraftKings elements from within its shows but not commercials from the daily fantasy sports site. That's according to ESPN Outside the Lines host Bob Ley, who revealed the shift during his show Tuesday. badly burned after being set on fire in challenge, 06 Oct 2015 22:13:16 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 15-year-old Florida boy is recovering from burns after he asked a friend to ignite his clothes in a social media stunt called "the fire challenge." set for ex-dealer, co-defendant in casino cheating case, 06 Oct 2015 21:59:22 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — An ex-casino dealer and a co-defendant each pleaded not guilty Tuesday to scamming a Las Vegas Strip casino out of more than $1 million with phantom craps bets over a two-year span. charges against Rutgers football player dismissed, 06 Oct 2015 23:01:10 GMTNEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A judge has dismissed simple assault charges against Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo. tosses conviction in NYC tourist killing; man freed, 06 Oct 2015 22:34:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A man who has spent a quarter-century behind bars in a notorious New York City tourist killing has been released from prison while awaiting a new trial. threatens strike in contract talks with Fiat Chrysler, 06 Oct 2015 22:48:09 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union is threatening to go on strike against Fiat Chrysler after its membership rejected a tentative contract deal with the company. Higher temps, more fires, 1,000 years ago in Rockies, 06 Oct 2015 23:05:18 GMTCASPER, Wyo. (AP) — New research by scientists at the University of Wyoming has found that extreme wildfire seasons are nothing new in the Rocky Mountain region: They also happened hundreds of years ago, after global temperatures had risen slightly. government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade, 07 Oct 2015 00:05:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to internal figures obtained by The Associated Press as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton called Obama's deportation policies too harsh. who says he was cartel enforcer pleads guilty to murders, 07 Oct 2015 00:00:31 GMTVISALIA, Calif. (AP) — A man who says he was a cartel enforcer pleaded guilty Tuesday to nine counts of murder in California after acknowledging to investigators that he had committed killings across the country. Latest: Prosecutor: Ex-UN official implicated himself, 07 Oct 2015 00:05:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on allegations that former United Nations General Assembly President Josh Ashe accepted bribes to help a Chinese real estate mogul and other businesspeople gain investments and government contracts (all times local): accused of helping in Texas attack wants evidence tossed, 06 Oct 2015 23:55:54 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona man charged with helping plan an attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas has asked a judge to throw out evidence from his interview with investigators two days after the attack. criticizes government regulation of on-demand economy, 06 Oct 2015 22:35:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio vowed Tuesday to cap the number of regulations government can impose on businesses, particularly "on-demand" startups like Uber and Airbnb that he considers models for a changing national economy. arrested in connection with Sydney police worker's killing, 07 Oct 2015 00:04:43 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Police arrested five people during a series of raids Wednesday in connection with the slaying of a civilian police worker, which officials have said they believe was linked to terrorism. backers say California helps fight elsewhere, 06 Oct 2015 23:53:44 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — It will soon be legal for the terminally ill to end their own lives in the nation's most populous state, and right-to-die advocates expect other states to follow California's example. campus police reviewing escort allegations, 06 Oct 2015 23:19:20 GMTLouisville campus police now say they are reviewing allegations that a former men's basketball staffer hired escorts to dance and have sex with recruits and players in a dormitory. California, right-to-die backers push laws elsewhere, 06 Oct 2015 21:46:25 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — It will soon be legal for the terminally ill to end their own lives in the nation's most populous state, and right-to-die advocates expect other states to follow California's example. misses Mets' workout, apologizes after late arrival, 06 Oct 2015 22:45:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Matt Harvey is off to a horrendous start in his first postseason. eyes on McDavid as Oilers open season full of hope, 06 Oct 2015 23:01:10 GMTThe only negative for the hometown fans of the Edmonton Oilers is that their new era, the one built around 18-year-old rookie Connor McDavid, will begin on the road. City investigates reports of dog poisoning at park, 06 Oct 2015 22:31:03 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A popular dog run in a picturesque Mexico City park remained closed Tuesday following reported cases of dog poisoning. envoy says peace process is 'back on track' in Mali, 06 Oct 2015 21:58:10 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Mali says "the peace process is back on track" after violence in August threatened to disrupt a peace agreement between the government and separatist rebels.'s Top 10 most streamed tracks, 06 Oct 2015 21:48:38 GMTThe following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday Sept. 25 to Thursday, Oct. 1, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. Carolina cleans up, but worries remain amid floods, 06 Oct 2015 23:29:22 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The family of Miss South Carolina 1954 found her flood-soaked pageant scrapbook on a dining room floor littered with dead fish on Tuesday, as the first sunny day in nearly two weeks provided a chance to clean up from historic floods. begins in death of man found in Georgia jail cell, 06 Oct 2015 21:55:51 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A trial is underway for three Georgia jail employees charged in the death of a young inmate who died after being hit with a stun gun while restrained. says he's done talking about controversial play, 06 Oct 2015 22:51:10 GMTALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Jim Caldwell wants to turn his focus to Detroit's next game — and he's insisting his players do the same. lawyer got letter seeking records in Texas clock case, 06 Oct 2015 23:10:20 GMTIRVING, Texas (AP) — The school district where a Muslim student was suspended for his homemade clock has called media coverage of the incident "very unbalanced" and said it needed permission from the boy's family to release more information. Senate panel probing VW's use of tax credits, 06 Oct 2015 22:01:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Finance Committee has opened an investigation into Volkswagen's use of a federal tax credit intended for fuel-efficient cars as the company's emissions-rigging scandal widens. to investigate for those responsible for mudslide, 06 Oct 2015 22:04:44 GMTSANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) — The warning signs were everywhere in the canyon neighborhood of Cambray on the outskirts of Guatemala City, where a mudslide buried hundreds of people last week. generation of disillusioned Palestinians drives unrest, 06 Oct 2015 22:26:13 GMTSURDA, West Bank (AP) — A new generation of angry, disillusioned Palestinians is driving the current wave of clashes with Israeli forces: Too young to remember the hardships of life during Israel's clampdown on the last major uprising, they have lost faith in statehood through negotiations, distrust their political leaders and believe Israel only understands force.