FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:50:31 -08:00Review: 'Hairspray Live!' pushes the boundaries and wins bighttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81f4a3bbf632428cbca783a174edd272Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:05:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — There may have been enough aerosol spray to burn off the rest of our ozone layer, but Wednesday's ambitious live version of the musical "Hairspray" on NBC was worth the environmental damage. It was light and fun and soon had you stuck.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81f4a3bbf632428cbca783a174edd272Aid groups descend on Indonesia quake zone; deaths reach 102http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4656f5147954b5a88e5b22c96d7859bThu, 08 Dec 2016 06:55:17 GMTMEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — Humanitarian organizations descended on Indonesia's Aceh province Thursday as the government in Jakarta promised tons of emergency aid and officials raced to assess the full extent of damage from an earthquake that killed more than 100 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4656f5147954b5a88e5b22c96d7859bCapitals lose 3-goal lead, recover to beat Bruins in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0403d4379ca84599bd0a3ff72c5ee547Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:15:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Capitals didn't exactly end their overtime victory with a raucous celebration.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0403d4379ca84599bd0a3ff72c5ee547Cousins leads Kings to easy 120-89 win over last-place Mavshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/192122371b744d2eb213acbefc6e8954Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:13:10 GMTDALLAS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings started and ended with victories on a six-game trip that got a little weird in the middle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/192122371b744d2eb213acbefc6e8954Cubs get Davis, Yankees get Chapman, Nats trade 3 young armshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ac21b60db6c4206af30fd1b5473b74fThu, 08 Dec 2016 06:16:51 GMTOXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The champion Chicago Cubs filled their only real need, getting All-Star reliever Wade Davis. He'll take the spot of closer Aroldis Chapman, who locked down a spot by returning to the New York Yankees with a whopping $86 million deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ac21b60db6c4206af30fd1b5473b74fMichigan recount over; Pennsylvania sets hearinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba6bfc32b022469e98b7e4e95bde4e53Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:26:30 GMTDETROIT (AP) — A federal judge's ruling that effectively halted Michigan's presidential recount after three days assures Republican Donald Trump's narrow victory in the state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba6bfc32b022469e98b7e4e95bde4e53Staal scores again on Leafs, Wild win 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f411511837b24777a3697863ca372235Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:37:57 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Eric Staal never has trouble finding motivation when he's up against the Toronto Maple Leafs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f411511837b24777a3697863ca372235Manila says will not help US on patrols in South China Seashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81b1d7c0dfba41a98c0cb54b6fd3ee40Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:08:45 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says it is highly unlikely the Philippines will allow the U.S. military to use the country as a springboard for its freedom of navigation patrols in the disputed South China Sea to avoid antagonizing China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81b1d7c0dfba41a98c0cb54b6fd3ee40White leads Colorado to 68-66 win over No. 13 Xavierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5961b7c9911c4448b399e70fdb09693bThu, 08 Dec 2016 05:37:43 GMTBOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado coach Tad Boyle made an innocent comment after a sluggish performance at the start the season: Play like that again and Xavier would beat the Buffaloes by 20.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5961b7c9911c4448b399e70fdb09693bRussian official: Russia, US near deal on Aleppo cease-firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c650f8fe7d145fdabd468b9382213c5Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:41:43 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A Russian deputy foreign minister says Russia is close to reaching a deal with the United States on a cease-fire for the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c650f8fe7d145fdabd468b9382213c5Trump criticizes union leader critical of Indiana dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/267c3a0296fd4116b81a7469e3c45b7dThu, 08 Dec 2016 07:09:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is slamming a union leader who criticized his deal to discourage air conditioner manufacturer Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana factory and moving its jobs to Mexico.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/267c3a0296fd4116b81a7469e3c45b7dTrump's one-time policy adviser in Moscow for meetingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b0517d7bd84c6dafc478525e938a65Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:12:20 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian state-owned news agency RIA Novosti says an ex-foreign policy adviser of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is visiting Moscow to meet businessmen and politicians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b0517d7bd84c6dafc478525e938a65Pakistan opens probe into deadly plane crash that killed 47http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9023b1acf5a54765accbc3460e8a7a88Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:02:00 GMTABBOTABAD, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani aviation spokesman says authorities have opened a probe into the plane crash in the country's northwest the previous day that killed all 47 passengers and crew.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9023b1acf5a54765accbc3460e8a7a88Trump chooses hardliners but talks softer on immigrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9f2037fa54a4ff390193af6ce0817fdThu, 08 Dec 2016 05:18:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump embraced new Cabinet officers Wednesday whose backgrounds suggest he's primed to put tough actions behind his campaign rhetoric on immigration and the environment, even as he seemed to soften his yearlong stance on immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9f2037fa54a4ff390193af6ce0817fdWarriors rout Clippers 115-98 for 7th straight win over LAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80151d1a5a7b4738a484091d9b540b12Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:27:38 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Golden State lacked its usual outside shooting touch. The Warriors still had an easy time with the Clippers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80151d1a5a7b4738a484091d9b540b12Lopez scores 24, Nets beat Nuggets 116-111http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3007f3d28c5d4324b8c6538a4d5d0d55Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:52:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets almost picked up another heartbreaking loss Wednesday night. Then Sean Kilpatrick and Bojan Bogdanovic stepped up in the final seconds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3007f3d28c5d4324b8c6538a4d5d0d55Verdict expected in French budget minister's tax scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7baf11102f4d49e394f6a31c41ea28fdThu, 08 Dec 2016 07:48:21 GMTPARIS (AP) — A Paris court is preparing to return a verdict in one of the biggest political scandals of French President Francois Hollande's government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7baf11102f4d49e394f6a31c41ea28fdAP PHOTOS: Indonesian towns reel from earthquake devastationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/749489bb77074f99bcda17c6fc7dd1b8Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:06:43 GMTPIDIE JAYA, Indonesia (AP) — Damage from the earthquake that shook Indonesia's Aceh province on Wednesday is extensive in towns near the epicenter. A market was leveled, and other buildings reduced to chunks of cement and twisted rebar.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/749489bb77074f99bcda17c6fc7dd1b8US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c13b47a21fae4e51a9de909d48f5551cThu, 08 Dec 2016 05:01:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no better than it was four years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c13b47a21fae4e51a9de909d48f5551cJurors deliberating in fatal 2-by-4 beating trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed53a751617c45a68d6d21bf7d32fffeThu, 08 Dec 2016 07:30:58 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Jurors are deliberating in the trial of a man accused of beating a Rhode Island junk car dealer to death with a two-by-four over a deal gone wrong.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed53a751617c45a68d6d21bf7d32fffeShoplifting suspect stabs officer at South Carolina Walmarthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7c8e51533cf4a57b4993a85a0684c61Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:53:31 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A deputy police chief says a female officer has been stabbed inside a Walmart store in Columbia, South Carolina, while responding to a shoplifting call.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7c8e51533cf4a57b4993a85a0684c61China trade in November rebounds from slumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d42860e75b3c45908996f8c8f2c95c8cThu, 08 Dec 2016 05:51:43 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's exports grew in November for the first time in nine months while imports also rose in a sign global and domestic demand are recovering.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d42860e75b3c45908996f8c8f2c95c8cAP source: Chapman, Yankees reach deal for $86M, 5 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06eb1399f27a430787a8f21ac675c800Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:33:15 GMTOXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Aroldis Chapman found a spot in a most familiar bullpen — a very rich spot, too.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06eb1399f27a430787a8f21ac675c800Rescuers comb Indonesia earthquake rubble for second dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/559695fd819748b9a9d41119fffa38ceThu, 08 Dec 2016 05:10:02 GMTMEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — Rescue workers, soldiers and police combed through the rubble of a devastated town in Indonesia's Aceh province Thursday, resuming a search for earthquake survivors that was halted at night by rain and blackouts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/559695fd819748b9a9d41119fffa38ceWilliams-Goss leads No. 8 Gonzaga over Washington 98-71http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/989801826f624491b38c59531ff995fdThu, 08 Dec 2016 06:46:20 GMTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss knew that playing against his old teammates from Washington would be difficult.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/989801826f624491b38c59531ff995fdPirates preying on Venezuelan fishermen as industry unravelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39e2f76d00cd48d79155ee67ac30a657Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:06:21 GMTPUNTA DE ARAYA, Venezuela (AP) — The pirates had killed Flaco Marval's brother and two cousins, and word was they were coming for the rest of the family.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39e2f76d00cd48d79155ee67ac30a657Michael Jordan wins China court ruling after years-long casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6d7affb1a9f4da196bc2ba541c7d1ecThu, 08 Dec 2016 05:55:10 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's highest court on Thursday ruled in favor of basketball legend Michael Jordan at the culmination of a years-long case over use of the Chinese rendering of his globally-known name and trademark.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6d7affb1a9f4da196bc2ba541c7d1ecChristmas tree farmer returns wedding band lost 15 years agohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef2e39ecb8454e74a2498bc637bd7ab9Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:27:52 GMTWHITE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A Christmas tree farmer has found and returned a wedding ring a New Jersey man lost roughly 15 years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef2e39ecb8454e74a2498bc637bd7ab9Assad supporters see domino effect in Aleppo government winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec75e191c819403fb94ba1780c97a073Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:17:23 GMTALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Aleppo shakes with explosions and gunfire day and night in both the government- and rebel-held sides of the divided Syrian city. But for supporters of President Bashar Assad, there is a growing sense of imminent victory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec75e191c819403fb94ba1780c97a073S. Korea's parliament sets up presidential impeachment votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/235da33077e44b508015f0e602877fb3Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:38:50 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's opposition-controlled parliament introduced an impeachment motion Thursday against President Park Geun-hye, setting up a likely vote Friday on whether to suspend her powers over a huge political scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/235da33077e44b508015f0e602877fb3Paul George leads Pacers past Suns, 109-94http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81b94d00b6f743a19f20e81f9a371d44Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:34:26 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Paul George had some big numbers — and shut down high-scoring Devin Booker.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81b94d00b6f743a19f20e81f9a371d44Watson scores season-high 25, No. 10 Creighton beats Huskershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22ba9505c5814b088495c5f3ae67ec42Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:05:57 GMTLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Creighton's 90-points-a-game offense didn't show up until late against Nebraska.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22ba9505c5814b088495c5f3ae67ec42Iraqi official: Anti-IS airstrike killed, wounded civilianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee71b9a924994672a25dc03d4587e5ccThu, 08 Dec 2016 07:29:29 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament speaker says an airstrike targeting an Islamic State-held town in western Iraq near the Syrian border has killed and wounded "dozens" of civilians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee71b9a924994672a25dc03d4587e5ccNo. 7 North Carolina holds off Davidson 83-74http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43c547aec9364eaeb0e9200b396772e0Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:13:22 GMTCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Justin Jackson buried shot after shot from behind the arc in the best performance of his career for No. 7 North Carolina. Coach Roy Williams didn't have much to feel good about otherwise.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43c547aec9364eaeb0e9200b396772e0Ducks tie it late, Kase beats Canes in shootouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bdd0d10e2ee44538d2bfc27fd9a4d3aThu, 08 Dec 2016 07:45:20 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Former Anaheim Ducks great Teemu Selanne had a philosophy about scoring goals. The Ducks are hoping his "ketchup bottle theory" applies to star winger Corey Perry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bdd0d10e2ee44538d2bfc27fd9a4d3aNo. 6 Kentucky regroups with 87-63 rout of Valparaisohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6221d1c6bb6444678c9f07c351b38905Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:54:32 GMTLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's mistake-filled start quickly gave way to the energetic effort the sixth-ranked Wildcats acknowledged was missing against UCLA. And their intensity soon put things out of reach for Valparaiso.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6221d1c6bb6444678c9f07c351b38905NBA Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b672d15ff4c04058bba5199776cb0f40Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:35:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James scored 25 points, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love also surpassed 20, and the Cleveland Cavaliers crushed the New York Knicks 126-94 on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b672d15ff4c04058bba5199776cb0f40Top 25 Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48aaa56976f84022b887d7b189c044d4Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:17:44 GMTLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Bam Adebayo scored 16 points, Malik Monk added 15 and No. 6 Kentucky scored 21 straight points in a first-half run to beat Valparaiso 87-63 on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48aaa56976f84022b887d7b189c044d4US envoy nominee Branstad member of Masons, banned in Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc459585d8114086b030ccf9e32ac1b0Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:14:34 GMTOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — If Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad becomes the next U.S. Ambassador to China, he may want to leave any Masonic symbols at home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc459585d8114086b030ccf9e32ac1b0Chicago officer convicted of perjury, 2 officers acquittedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3c3431c7017403e9def10abfb02e50bThu, 08 Dec 2016 06:17:20 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A Cook County judge has found a Chicago Police officer guilty of perjury for lying under oath during a drug trial but acquitted his supervisor and a suburban officer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3c3431c7017403e9def10abfb02e50bDefense focuses on penalty, not guilt in church shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c2cdb93ab354aff8f9b20f8f050a023Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:43:43 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The attorneys defending Dylann Roof in the Charleston church shooting trial are largely conceding his guilt in the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at Emanuel AME Church. Their attention is on keeping their client out of the death chamber.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c2cdb93ab354aff8f9b20f8f050a023Recount ends in Michigan after 3 days; ongoing in Wisconsinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b00987e6854484c8b202b3d445705e6Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:19:34 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Michigan's recount of presidential votes is over after a judge lifted an order that forced a statewide review of millions of ballots.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b00987e6854484c8b202b3d445705e6An officer and a refugee: New policeman straddles worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1328c7d29d54568bb25a7440a2aa7c4Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:43:21 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Soon after arriving in New Hampshire as a teenager, Abdesselam Baddaoui met two fellow refugees who accidentally ended up involved in a criminal case because, after being instructed about domestic violence laws, the wife mistakenly believed she had to call police any time she and her husband argued.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1328c7d29d54568bb25a7440a2aa7c4Late free throw gives Indiana State win over No. 16 Butlerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8059c83412f46988f5c97dbd592ebb7Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:39:08 GMTTERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State's Brenton Scott wanted to show everyone that he's just as good as his twin brother.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8059c83412f46988f5c97dbd592ebb7Antetokounmpo gets triple-double, Bucks beat Blazers 115-107http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ec32b06d0b43f8b3b5864899f62c1bThu, 08 Dec 2016 04:52:34 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo is emerging as a dynamic player and precocious leader — and at 22 years old, he's already closing in on one of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's franchise records.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ec32b06d0b43f8b3b5864899f62c1bKelly scores late goal to lift Senators past the Sharkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8955a48f2724e0a9c1da68ed9a24ff9Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:25:41 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chris Kelly scored with 1:06 remaining and Jean-Gabriel Pageau added an empty-net goal, giving the Ottawa Senators a 4-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8955a48f2724e0a9c1da68ed9a24ff9Signs to mark eastern and western ends of longest US roadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3011895d157645b6aa0478a2b89459b0Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:19:38 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Signs marking the eastern and western ends of the longest continuous road in the U.S. are being unveiled on both coasts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3011895d157645b6aa0478a2b89459b0Japan's economic growth in July-Sept revised to 1.3 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/338e6201eb3c449e942e2d07016b8c05Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:31:10 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's economy grew 1.3 percent in July to September from a year earlier, according to revised data reflecting weaker business investment and exports.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/338e6201eb3c449e942e2d07016b8c05South Korea's parliament formally introduces impeachment motion on President Park Geun-hye; vote likely Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a43d8178ceeb4644b1cf502e3a0cc0c4Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:51:13 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's parliament formally introduces impeachment motion on President Park Geun-hye; vote likely Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a43d8178ceeb4644b1cf502e3a0cc0c4Bill English will be New Zealand's next prime ministerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/612a5bd0494b4284981d85e2a2421537Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:02:11 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Bill English is set to become New Zealand's next prime minister following the shock resignation this week of John Key.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/612a5bd0494b4284981d85e2a2421537