FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 02 Sep 2015 19:29:38 -07:00Yankees hit 3 HRs in 8-run 2nd inning, beat Red Sox 13-8, 02 Sep 2015 23:59:30 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Greg Bird, John Ryan Murphy and Carlos Beltran homered during an eight-run second inning Wednesday and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 13-8. Australian sheep yields 42 kilos (93 pounds) of fleece, 03 Sep 2015 01:27:52 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An overgrown sheep found lost in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 42 kilograms (93 pounds) of wool, the shearer said. cruiser hit by gunfire, crashes, catches fire, 03 Sep 2015 01:56:50 GMTMILLIS, Mass. (AP) — Police are looking for a gunman who fired at a police cruiser in a town southwest of Boston, and schools are being closed as a precaution. sighting! Maine police say Bigfoot artist nabbed, 03 Sep 2015 00:02:58 GMTKENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — Authorities have nabbed a man who's accused of spray-painting images of Sasquatch on public property in Kennebunk, Maine. China, tumbling commodity prices threaten world economy, 03 Sep 2015 00:06:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — China's slowdown, volatile financial markets and tumbling raw-materials prices have raised the risks to economic growth around the world, the International Monetary Fund reported Wednesday. project at Atlanta museum focuses on LGBT civil rights, 03 Sep 2015 00:28:45 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Leaders of an Atlanta museum want the space focused on modern and historic civil rights to contribute to a national push to ensure LGBT rights, particularly in southern states. of eroding village welcome Obama's attention, 03 Sep 2015 02:14:27 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents of a Native village threatened by erosion were thankful Wednesday for President Barack Obama's attention to their plight, saying they hope his visit to Alaska will help them secure funding to build a critical evacuation road to drier ground. injured at Fenway Park expected to leave hospital, 03 Sep 2015 02:12:05 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox say a fan who was injured at Fenway Park trying to catch a foul ball is expected to be released from a hospital Wednesday night. survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 dies, 03 Sep 2015 01:21:03 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded, her daughter said. 40 percent school dropouts in Mideast conflict areas, 03 Sep 2015 00:10:12 GMTAMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Forty percent of children from five conflict-scarred Middle Eastern countries are not attending school, the United Nations agency for children said Thursday, warning that losing this generation will lead to more militancy, migration and a dim future for the region. of man convicted in Jewish site shootings testifies, 03 Sep 2015 00:10:05 GMTOLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The son of a man convicted of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City says no one else in their family shares his father's anti-Semitic views. Alaska's warming climate is wake-up call to US, world, 03 Sep 2015 02:11:25 GMTKOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama says Alaska's warming climate is a wake-up call to America and should be a wake-up call for the rest of the world, too. data shows racial disparity in arrests, deaths, 02 Sep 2015 23:58:41 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Just 6 percent of Californians are African American, yet they are involved in 17 percent of all arrests in the state and a quarter of in-custody deaths, according to what officials called a nationally unprecedented release of data Wednesday. Ferguson report offers lessons on handling protests, 03 Sep 2015 01:33:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such problems could happen in other places roiled by mistrust between law enforcement and the community. Senate ratifies academic as next ambassador to US, 03 Sep 2015 01:22:34 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican lawmakers have confirmed a U.S.-based Mexican academic as the country's next ambassador to the United States. held for Illinois police officer nearing retirement, 03 Sep 2015 02:18:39 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was on the brink of retiring after a 30-year career in law enforcement. At 52, the tattooed police officer with a shaved head could still be tough and intimidating if the job called for it. extradites ex-police officer sought in US murder, 03 Sep 2015 00:06:21 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former Austin, Texas, police officer has been charged with capital murder in the death of his pregnant girlfriend, according to a federal affidavit unsealed Wednesday. on US Open: Bouchard has 1st win streak since March, 03 Sep 2015 00:05:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): launches military parade through Beijing to mark 70th anniversary of defeat of Japan, 03 Sep 2015 02:05:12 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China launches military parade through Beijing to mark 70th anniversary of defeat of Japan. visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaska, 03 Sep 2015 01:18:19 GMTKOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — With a historic visit to the Alaska Arctic, President Barack Obama on Wednesday turned the spotlight on the plight of Alaska Natives and others who toil in rural areas under rough-and-tumble conditions that most Americans would be hard-pressed to imagine. city, creator of Twitter parody account settle suit, 03 Sep 2015 01:02:31 GMTCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The central Illinois city of Peoria tentatively agreed Wednesday to pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a man whose home was raided by police over a Twitter account he created depicting the mayor as a lewd fan of drugs and alcohol. Western sheep operators colluded against workers, 03 Sep 2015 00:50:44 GMTCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two former shepherds from Peru are accusing key players in the sheep industry in the western U.S. of conspiring to keep wages low for foreign workers. hits 35th home run as Angels take series from A's, 03 Sep 2015 00:07:08 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols has been saying for about 15 years now that he will reflect on the many milestones and special home runs once his career is through, and he still hopes that is many seasons down the road. Things to Know for Thursday, 03 Sep 2015 01:01:23 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: handling of sex assault cases gets outside probe, 03 Sep 2015 00:20:14 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University has hired a Philadelphia law firm to independently investigate the university's handling of sexual assault complaints, including one against defensive end Sam Ukwuachu. marks Japan WWII defeat, shows rising power in parade, 03 Sep 2015 02:16:37 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China has launched a major military parade through Beijing to commemorate Japan's World War II defeat while underlining President Xi Jinping's determination to make his country Asia's pre-eminent power. throws 4-hitter, Jays beat Indians 5-1, 03 Sep 2015 01:59:53 GMTTORONTO (AP) — R.A. Dickey pitched a four-hitter to win his seventh straight decision, Josh Donaldson had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Wednesday night. charges against officer in Washington police shooting, 03 Sep 2015 00:35:39 GMTOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A police officer who shot and injured two men he says repeatedly threatened him during a late night encounter on a dark street was justified in the shooting, and the men have been charged with assault, a prosecutor said Wednesday. soldiers injured after Black Hawk helicopter hard landing, 03 Sep 2015 01:02:06 GMTCASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Fort Carson says a Black Hawk helicopter landed hard in a suburban Denver forest in Douglas County, injuring two soldiers onboard. on US Open: Bryan brothers upset in 1st round, 03 Sep 2015 01:48:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): sources: GOP seeks pledge to avert Trump third-party run, 03 Sep 2015 01:53:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid under any circumstances. Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84, 02 Sep 2015 23:54:46 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," has died of Parkinson's disease. He was 84. Tulsa sheriff failed to act on deputy criticism, 03 Sep 2015 01:39:09 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma sheriff's corporal said Wednesday that the leader of the department should have taken action after an internal memo raised questions about the training and workplace behavior of a volunteer deputy who later fatally shot an unarmed man. man injured by police testifies against officer, 03 Sep 2015 00:10:57 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Indian man left partially paralyzed when he was slammed to the ground during a police stop in Alabama testified Wednesday that he'd been in the state only about a week when he was confronted by officers investigating a call about a suspicious person. Las Vegas street performances tabled until Sept. 16, 03 Sep 2015 00:01:57 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A proposal to tame the often rowdy and revealing gauntlet of downtown Las Vegas entertainers will get more time for city leaders to craft the rules. Latest: Vigil held for officer killed in Illinois, 03 Sep 2015 01:48:46 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local): Colbert one-ups Jeb Bush raffle with 1 of his own, 03 Sep 2015 00:58:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Score one for Stephen Colbert. 'tight,' Serena Williams moves forward in Slam bid, 03 Sep 2015 01:58:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The enormity of what is at stake for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open — the first true Grand Slam in tennis in more than a quarter of a century — hit her Wednesday. drug counselors charged in $46 million fraud scheme, 03 Sep 2015 01:07:33 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Some were students who had tried drugs or alcohol, but didn't have substance abuse problems. Others were young addicts in need of help. on US Open: For 18-year-old Bencic, up-and-down moods, 03 Sep 2015 02:08:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): committee to investigate charges vs Sec of State Duran, 03 Sep 2015 01:00:15 GMTSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The speaker of New Mexico's House of Representatives said Wednesday that he has created a special committee to investigate charges of fraud, embezzlement and money laundering against Secretary of State Dianna Duran. on US Open: Venus Williams into 3rd round in 3 sets, 03 Sep 2015 01:44:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old's parents, 03 Sep 2015 00:42:43 GMTDOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to undergo gender-reassignment surgery, rejecting her parents' effort to block the operation because they say she's mentally incompetent., in final US Open, not relishing match vs countryman, 03 Sep 2015 00:39:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt cheered from the stands Tuesday night as one young Australian took the court in the U.S. Open. Sony data breach lawsuit settled, lawyer says, 03 Sep 2015 00:00:16 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Sony Pictures Entertainment employees whose personal information was posted online last year after a massive data breach have reached a settlement in a proposed class action lawsuit, their attorneys said Wednesday. Latest: Protesters demand justice for Gray and others, 02 Sep 2015 23:53:10 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury in custody (all times local): PAC backing Scott Walker announces $9 million ad buy, 03 Sep 2015 01:07:16 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — A super PAC backing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's run for the White House announced a $9.25 million ad buy Wednesday for three early voting states, expanding on a $7 million television ad campaign that starts in Iowa next week. on US Open: Swiss teen Bencic wins through the tears, 03 Sep 2015 01:00:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):'s fish tale: salmon spawning on his shoes, 03 Sep 2015 01:36:47 GMTDILLINGHAM, Alaska (AP) — This oh-my moment was nowhere on the official schedule for President Barack Obama's visit to Alaska: salmon spawning on his shoes. refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death, 03 Sep 2015 01:26:48 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge also refused to remove the prosecutor in the case.