FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:35:27 -07:00World's largest folk art market to open in Santa Fehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b35d9794af4149bd803302a7b53c8a2fThu, 02 Jul 2015 23:23:08 GMTSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It's more than the world's largest folk art market. It's about keeping traditions alive and helping artisans from developing countries use their skills to start their own businesses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b35d9794af4149bd803302a7b53c8a2fGimmicks and technology: California learns to save waterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6e345d56e484fda8a8a383c1410a291Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:58:16 GMTRANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (AP) — Billboards and TV commercials, living room visits, guess-your-water-use booths, and awards for water stinginess — a wealthy swath of Orange County that once had one of the worst records for water conservation in drought-stricken California is turning things around, proving it's possible to get people to change their ways.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6e345d56e484fda8a8a383c1410a291Oklahoma court to look at blocking Tulsa grand jury probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7844ea47cd9f4358a81bdf1b51f40972Fri, 03 Jul 2015 01:48:46 GMTThe Oklahoma Supreme Court said Thursday it will consider whether to stop a grand jury investigation into an embattled sheriff whose longtime friend and volunteer deputy fatally shot an unarmed man.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7844ea47cd9f4358a81bdf1b51f40972Bahamas concerned about US ruling for resort developerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca8965d957d643119c4f3d686a21f1ccThu, 02 Jul 2015 23:16:16 GMTKINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The Bahamas attorney general expressed frustration Thursday with a decision by the developer of a $2.5 billion hotel-and-casino project in Nassau to file for bankruptcy protection in a U.S. court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca8965d957d643119c4f3d686a21f1ccAmerican Pharoah headed to Haskell for next racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f0c867ff48b4139b39a9282862deffaFri, 03 Jul 2015 01:19:24 GMTOCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — American Pharoah is headed to the Jersey Shore.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f0c867ff48b4139b39a9282862deffaReigning Miss Universe rebukes Trump for his migrant remarkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/559e0baea75e492ab06d2d1c98eccdb9Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:58:52 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The reigning Miss Universe says Donald Trump, the beauty pageant's owner, was "hurtful and unfair" in his comments about Mexican migrants. But Paulina Vega of Colombia says she isn't giving up her crown.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/559e0baea75e492ab06d2d1c98eccdb9American Pharoah to race at Monmouth Park in Haskellhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23e07539a4cc4aed9661e3d8b53cac99Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:17:38 GMTOCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — American Pharoah is headed to the Jersey Shore.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23e07539a4cc4aed9661e3d8b53cac99Homemade explosive wounds 5 in Colombian capital, police sayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e153be3af667487ca2b038c95e0ebe81Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:44:09 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A homemade explosive went off in the financial district of Colombia's capital Thursday, wounding five people, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e153be3af667487ca2b038c95e0ebe81'80s file shows plan for Hong Kong 'plantation' in NIrelandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de8b873bd52940d0a0d31f81130e562dThu, 02 Jul 2015 23:02:43 GMTLONDON (AP) — A bizarre plan to relocate the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland was considered an option in the uncertain years before Britain handed back the former British colony to Chinese rule, formerly classified government files showed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de8b873bd52940d0a0d31f81130e562dReelz rescues Miss USA pageant, dropped by NBC in Trump flaphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24a59abbcd0f40359ad77e33e4342677Fri, 03 Jul 2015 01:07:48 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24a59abbcd0f40359ad77e33e4342677SC investigators find that weather caused church firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e264fcafe4054d3783e4912b32f771e4Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:04:39 GMTGREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say weather caused the fire that destroyed a predominantly black church in South Carolina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e264fcafe4054d3783e4912b32f771e4Meth in toaster among many drug parcels sent to Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/affad4e17349491c8bb9b8646d421c23Fri, 03 Jul 2015 02:21:42 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Federal agents last month intercepted a package mailed to Hawaii from Southern California containing a toaster oven. Hidden inside the four-slice toaster, there appeared to be 6 pounds of crystal meth.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/affad4e17349491c8bb9b8646d421c23Maybin's 9th-inning single helps Braves beat Scherzer 2-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e1b5d2d40c74e3b96fb0f3c3adbdfdbFri, 03 Jul 2015 02:17:29 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e1b5d2d40c74e3b96fb0f3c3adbdfdbSmoke subsides after hazardous rail spill in Tennesseehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3dc6b9458104776ab3d2b45f2296d51Fri, 03 Jul 2015 01:46:01 GMTMARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire in the middle of the night in eastern Tennessee, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people and sending dozens to the hospital with respiratory issues and nausea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3dc6b9458104776ab3d2b45f2296d51Q&A: Defense attorneys try to show theater shooter insanehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81eb5bf139564dc7825724990f1697dcFri, 03 Jul 2015 00:43:30 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The first week of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes' defense case has provided new details about his mental state around the time he killed 12 people and injured 70 more during a packed midnight movie premiere.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81eb5bf139564dc7825724990f1697dcConnecticut town's Boom Box Parade celebrates 30th yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7eca54b5f0a4ac2b641461c1bb6c611Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:22:42 GMTWILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — The Independence Day Boom Box parade in Willimantic, Connecticut, is celebrating its 30th year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7eca54b5f0a4ac2b641461c1bb6c611Gov. Brown approves removing 'lynching' from California lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91ca1434e43c4e9ab606b2a1288fd735Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:41:36 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that removes the word "lynching" from California law.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91ca1434e43c4e9ab606b2a1288fd735Longtime Lions stalwart Charlie Sanders dies at age 68http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33c6aa308a334111903975d1015559cdFri, 03 Jul 2015 02:19:06 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders epitomized Detroit's blue-collar roots.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33c6aa308a334111903975d1015559cdConnecticut town's Boom Box Parade celebrates its 30th yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a900de03a35d4e818591912205aa9aaaFri, 03 Jul 2015 00:32:23 GMTWILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — The town's annual Independence Day parade once again will include the traditional Little League teams, floats sponsored by local businesses, fire trucks and politicians. But, for the 30th consecutive year, there will be no marching bands.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a900de03a35d4e818591912205aa9aaa10 Things to Know for Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2eea78c30b774a33ab7a1bc19aad9809Fri, 03 Jul 2015 01:03:08 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2eea78c30b774a33ab7a1bc19aad9809Malaysia wants a tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d0f456c2f404c5d852cb762a702d786Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:42:54 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Malaysia told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that it plans to submit a resolution soon that would establish an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d0f456c2f404c5d852cb762a702d786Indonesian suburb hit by plane disasters twice in 10 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49939c50d5c349d498451aa50450f4cdFri, 03 Jul 2015 00:13:23 GMTMEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — A decade ago, when an Indonesian passenger jet crashed into a quaint neighborhood in Indonesia's third-biggest city, Medan, Waktu Tarigan thought he'd never witness anything like that again. He was wrong.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49939c50d5c349d498451aa50450f4cd3 days before pope visit, Ecuador protests aim at presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e531ca77befd4e77a1e31c35dc2d7da2Fri, 03 Jul 2015 01:55:10 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Thousands of people turned out for protest marches across Ecuador on Thursday to call for the ouster of President Rafael Correa just three days before a visit by Pope Francis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e531ca77befd4e77a1e31c35dc2d7da2World War II POWs from Colorado get long-delayed medalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e00ff630718e4cf3889140c18c131897Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:07:24 GMTLAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Stooped with age but still smiling and joking, three Colorado veterans who were taken prisoner by the German military in World War II got their medals Thursday, more than 70 years after they were liberated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e00ff630718e4cf3889140c18c131897LEADING OFF: Hamilton vs Angels; Kershaw tries to break skidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0308e4988eb4ff299031fbe94bb6980Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:41:19 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues Friday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0308e4988eb4ff299031fbe94bb6980Colorado camp resort for pot users falls throughhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cb06af338234ca59332080e98bc970fFri, 03 Jul 2015 01:38:06 GMTDURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A planned pot-friendly ranch resort in southwest Colorado has been snuffed before it opened. The 170-acre CannaCamp resort touted weed-friendly activities such as hiking and fishing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cb06af338234ca59332080e98bc970fAP Interview: Wade chooses to stay with Heathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cdb1d363b85468b9e54041576f4d90cFri, 03 Jul 2015 02:23:31 GMTMIAMI (AP) — After 12 years with the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade needed a reminder of how much the franchise valued him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cdb1d363b85468b9e54041576f4d90cWife decries police shooting of man, says he had no real gunhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9662284539d42588f7368579e74c93aFri, 03 Jul 2015 01:13:48 GMTBROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — The wife of a man killed by police on Thursday said she told authorities there were no real firearms in her home before two officers shot him to death. Prosecutors said the man had pointed a realistic-looking BB gun at the officers before they opened fire.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9662284539d42588f7368579e74c93aSouthwest says it has contract deal with flight attendantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a0ab03a076a46a99405135756a33ef1Fri, 03 Jul 2015 02:00:33 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines says it has a tentative contract agreement with the union representing its flight attendants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a0ab03a076a46a99405135756a33ef1Kentucky clerk sued for not issuing gay-marriage licenseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/875604c96a2e491fabdcb9ed3b28cfa8Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:54:57 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Four Kentucky couples are suing a clerk who is refusing to issue gay-marriage licenses — or any marriage licenses at all — following the U.S. Supreme Court decision that same-sex couples have a legal right to marry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/875604c96a2e491fabdcb9ed3b28cfa8Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard weds in Idahohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad0bb0ef978e4a4fa75c049187c77306Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:56:04 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tyler Hubbard of the country duo Florida Georgia Line has tied the knot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad0bb0ef978e4a4fa75c049187c77306China says 6.5 quake hits far western region of Xinjianghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67ab620f084248c096a8f88869beaea3Fri, 03 Jul 2015 02:29:02 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Officials say a 6.5 magnitude earthquake has hit China's far western region of Xinjiang.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67ab620f084248c096a8f88869beaea3Cash-strapped UN food agency reduces help to Syrian refugeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcdeb3231ab4438b8a0b6bb57282d810Fri, 03 Jul 2015 01:36:23 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The United Nations' food agency is cutting back on assistance to thousands of Syrian refugees after an appeal for a ceasefire to enable Syrians feed themselves went unheeded, World Food Program Executive Director Ertharin Cousin said on Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcdeb3231ab4438b8a0b6bb57282d810Report: No evidence IRS employees told to destroy infohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15f78b9046824057b3a9e1bb20c0b780Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:22:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators found no evidence that IRS employees were told to destroy or hide information from Congress, the Justice Department or an inspector general in the probe of erased emails related to the tax agency's tea party scandal, according to an internal report released late Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15f78b9046824057b3a9e1bb20c0b780Doctor linked to Sen. Menendez released from jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8636f38e8c44563b11777f13945ace6Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:55:28 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez has been released under a bond agreement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8636f38e8c44563b11777f13945ace6Federal report: Polar bears in peril due to global warminghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02e4cbc81b7342a395a645db054d92deFri, 03 Jul 2015 00:25:14 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Polar bears are at risk of dying off if humans don't reverse the trend of global warming, a blunt U.S. government report filed Thursday said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02e4cbc81b7342a395a645db054d92deHoneymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5031d47c50f34255ad1631c3dc528cbbFri, 03 Jul 2015 01:53:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenly declined and they were left penniless.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5031d47c50f34255ad1631c3dc528cbbChurch fires not usually arson; weather found as cause in SChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0900c42abc254c038b51177abfdc998cFri, 03 Jul 2015 00:22:23 GMTGREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As social media buzzed about church fires in the South, investigators announced Thursday that weather caused a destructive blaze at a predominantly black church in South Carolina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0900c42abc254c038b51177abfdc998cBradley replaces Dempsey as US captain for CONCACAF Gold Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8a0622a80944a1a9d601f24c49577edFri, 03 Jul 2015 00:11:39 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Michael Bradley will be the U.S. captain for the CONCACAF Gold Cup rather than Clint Dempsey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8a0622a80944a1a9d601f24c49577edReport: Saudi king censors TV host, pro-Brotherhood scholarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8477f3aca9744fda5817ecdb75e5c4eThu, 02 Jul 2015 23:55:59 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A government-linked Saudi news website reported Thursday that King Salman ordered an investigation and trial of a pro-Muslim Brotherhood scholar and a television host after an episode that was critical of his predecessor King Abdullah's policies toward the outlawed Islamist group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8477f3aca9744fda5817ecdb75e5c4eWife of Massachusetts man killed by police decries shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0e1ede429ca40b29a6f27d57f66d6c5Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:37:35 GMTBROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — The wife of a Massachusetts man killed by police says she told authorities there were no real firearms in her home before two officers shot him to death. Prosecutors say the man had pointed a realistic-looking BB gun at the officers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0e1ede429ca40b29a6f27d57f66d6c5Tiger Woods shoots 4-under 66 at Greenbrier Classichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/053c33e7030a4f6f8f4a8844a6c0206cFri, 03 Jul 2015 00:43:21 GMTWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — For a change, Tiger Woods got off to a good start.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/053c33e7030a4f6f8f4a8844a6c0206cWorld Cup field puts haves and have-nots on displayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a1294ccc40f4084901bf71640afb5fcFri, 03 Jul 2015 00:00:08 GMTVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — One of the benefits of an expanded field of 24 teams at the Women's World Cup this year was that there were lots of fresh faces playing in Canada, teams like Ivory Coast, Ecuador and Cameroon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a1294ccc40f4084901bf71640afb5fcRangers score 2 in 9th to beat Orioles 2-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ad2764bfeb343518090515e8d72c936Fri, 03 Jul 2015 02:15:03 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Leonys Martin ended a scoreless duel with an RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 Thursday night behind a dominant pitching performance by Yovani Gallardo and three relievers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ad2764bfeb343518090515e8d72c936Fireworks-filled van explodes on California freewayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60c13c1ad2f94ce58925ded56c0cbacaFri, 03 Jul 2015 01:55:57 GMTIVANPAH, Calif. (AP) — Jay Rutherford and his bandmates were mesmerized by the billowing smoke and small "psychedelic explosions" emanating from the van on the side of the freeway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60c13c1ad2f94ce58925ded56c0cbacaAuthorities: Suspect high on meth during Arizona killingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb7f9bac82e34f0baeb72e4b4a2be542Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:15:27 GMTFLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A missing Phoenix-area couple were killed and buried in the yard of a man who told investigators he was high on methamphetamine when he shot the husband and wife, authorities said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb7f9bac82e34f0baeb72e4b4a2be5422 bombings wound 8 people in Colombia's capital, police sayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c624c6292c94c9d925229ff6707a082Fri, 03 Jul 2015 01:37:29 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Two bombs exploded in different parts of Colombia's capital Thursday, wounding eight people in attacks that appeared aimed at a private pension fund, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c624c6292c94c9d925229ff6707a082Pope to visit prison where convicted monsignor is locked uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8be13b2692f04817b86fb053846f71deFri, 03 Jul 2015 00:06:31 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A prison that Pope Francis plans to visit during his U.S. trip houses a former church official jailed for his handling of priest sexual-abuse complaints.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8be13b2692f04817b86fb053846f71dePolice detain man found in NC mall with rifle, ammunitionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/287314ae00314ed2991155743907101eFri, 03 Jul 2015 01:45:17 GMTFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say they have detained a man walking through a mall with an assault rifle, a bulletproof vest, and multiple rounds of ammunition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/287314ae00314ed2991155743907101eMarine killed in World War II is buried in Massachusettshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/806d7576a0aa44d8a81d0aff05f5f573Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:49:13 GMTWESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Marine killed in World War II in the Pacific battle of Tarawa has been buried in his Massachusetts hometown.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/806d7576a0aa44d8a81d0aff05f5f573