FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 10 Feb 2016 16:26:08 -08:00Salvador high court orders civil prosecution of ex-president, 10 Feb 2016 23:41:50 GMTSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's Supreme Court ordered a lower tribunal to open a civil prosecution Wednesday against former President Mauricio Funes for possible illicit enrichment. GOP field hopes for survival in South Carolina, 10 Feb 2016 22:32:32 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hoping for survival in the South, a muddled field of Republican presidential contenders descended Wednesday on South Carolina, no closer to clarity about who can stand between Donald Trump and their party's nomination. teen's father says he found out about her death on TV, 10 Feb 2016 23:36:36 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The father of a 13-year-old girl who police say was slain by a Virginia Tech student said he found out about his daughter's death on TV, and questioned whether the tragedy could have been avoided if he had been more a part of her life.'s NH showing could be tough to convert into more wins, 10 Feb 2016 22:26:58 GMTMOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential contender John Kasich spent time and money winning over New Hampshire voters. Guard helps fishermen after boat fire south of Hawaii, 10 Feb 2016 23:55:36 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard airplane is heading south of Hawaii to help 40 people who abandoned their fishing vessel after it caught fire. who spent 30 years in prison is freed pending new trial, 11 Feb 2016 00:01:51 GMTNEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A man who spent three decades in prison for a rape conviction based in part on one strand of hair was freed Wednesday after a judge said he is "reasonably sure" the man is innocent and believes prosecutors cannot win a conviction at a retrial. killed in Alaska police shooting was lawmaker's nephew, 11 Feb 2016 00:03:43 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A volunteer fire official who died in an officer-involved shooting in a northern Alaska community was the nephew of a state lawmaker. urge powerful California coastal panel to keep exec, 10 Feb 2016 23:07:57 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The powerful agency that manages development on California's coastline considered whether to fire its chief executive Wednesday as it faced a packed room of sign-holding supporters who want him kept on the job. Latest: Planned Parenthood targets Kasich in online ads, 10 Feb 2016 22:59:42 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an Ohio proposal that seeks to strip government funding away from Planned Parenthood (all times local):'s big-wave surf competition called off, 11 Feb 2016 00:06:16 GMTHALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — Legendary surfer Eddie Aikau would have gone out. But Wednesday's surf in Hawaii didn't stack up to his namesake competition's big-wave standards, and the event was called off hours before it was supposed to happen. court tosses order blocking Mississippi executions, 10 Feb 2016 23:37:05 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An appeals court Wednesday upheld Mississippi's method of lethal injection, rejecting arguments from death row inmates who opposed the state's plan to use drugs not specifically approved by state law. trial over gallery's fake paintings ends with settlement, 10 Feb 2016 22:54:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A civil trial exposing the ugly underbelly of New York's art world has ended with a settlement. finds Zika virus in fetal brain, a clue in outbreak, 10 Feb 2016 23:22:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — New details about the possible effects of the Zika virus on the fetal brain emerged Wednesday as U.S. health officials say mosquito eradication here and abroad is key to protect pregnant women until they can develop a vaccine. to buy Sweden's Meda AB for $7.2 billion, 10 Feb 2016 22:42:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Drugmaker Mylan says it will buy Meda AB of Sweden for $7.2 billion in cash and stock, and says the move will help it enter new markets.'s Guide: What to watch on the day after New Hampshire, 10 Feb 2016 22:48:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary left some GOP candidates with a hard-knocks hangover and others just happy to still be alive. of events after fatal police shooting in Ferguson, 11 Feb 2016 00:07:23 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A year and a half after a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, the U.S. Justice Department has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city. Here is a timeline of key events that followed the Aug. 9. 2014 shooting of Michael Brown: sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal, 10 Feb 2016 23:30:45 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb. suspected of wounding 3 after basketball game arraigned, 10 Feb 2016 22:23:49 GMTMUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have jailed a 21-year-old man suspected of shooting and wounding three people outside a western Michigan high school basketball game. waves gun behind TV reporter during live broadcast, 10 Feb 2016 23:01:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Police say they're investigating after a man appeared to wave a handgun behind a television news reporter during a live broadcast in New York City. reflects on LeBron before final matchup in Cleveland, 11 Feb 2016 00:19:01 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Kobe Bryant remembers giving a pair of his sneakers to LeBron James as a gift and offering the teenager some advice. Kenyan athletes allege doping bribery, 10 Feb 2016 22:44:37 GMTEMBU, Kenya (AP) — Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the country's governing body for track and field, asked them each for a $24,000 bribe to reduce their suspensions. charged with sex attack on 2 backpackers on beach, 10 Feb 2016 23:58:10 GMTADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Two female backpackers from Europe were savagely attacked on a remote Australian beach by a traveling companion they had met hours earlier, police said on Wednesday. tiger killed by mating partner at Sacramento Zoo, 11 Feb 2016 00:12:30 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento Zoo officials say a Sumatran female tiger was killed by her mating partner after the two felines were put in the same enclosure for breeding. Highlights, 10 Feb 2016 23:45:32 GMT___ Gogh's bedroom recreated in Chicago as Airbnb rental, 10 Feb 2016 22:29:07 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Art lovers have a chance to spend one starry night in a replica of Vincent Van Gogh's bedroom for only $10. governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructure, 10 Feb 2016 23:12:26 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis from lead contamination and to update pipes there and across the state — a plan that lawmakers from both parties generally welcomed as moving in the right direction with the proper priorities. government sues Ferguson, Missouri, 10 Feb 2016 22:33:32 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The federal government sued the city of Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb. House: Scrap drilling revenue sharing with Gulf states, 10 Feb 2016 23:53:17 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's U.S. senators and environmental groups are blasting the White House for proposing to help Alaska deal with rising seas by taking money away from similar efforts along the Gulf Coast. backs bill to require EPA notification in lead cases, 10 Feb 2016 23:24:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday approved legislation to clarify the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to notify the public about danger from lead in their drinking water — the first action by Congress to respond to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Dad to 2 boys, among 6 bodies, flying to Chicago, 11 Feb 2016 00:06:06 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Mexico's consulate in Chicago says the father of two children found dead with their mother and three adults in their home last week is headed from Mexico to Chicago for the funerals. Police say they'll speak to him but that he's not a suspect. innocents spend time in jail for new TV show, 10 Feb 2016 23:36:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Seven innocent civilians agreed to spend two months in an Indiana jail and have their experiences filmed for an A&E Network series, "60 Days In," that will air starting next month. Car-locking systems stopped 1.77 million drunk drivers, 10 Feb 2016 22:41:12 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Car-locking systems have stopped more than 1.77 million people from driving drunk since states first passed laws requiring offenders to install them in 1999, Mothers Against Drunk Driving said in a first-of-its-kind report on the devices nationwide. Right-to-die advocate Christy O'Donnell dies, 10 Feb 2016 23:53:46 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Christy O'Donnell, a single mother with lung cancer who became a prominent figure in the California right-to-die debate, has died. She was 47. Daniel's Distillery announces $140 million expansion, 10 Feb 2016 22:53:43 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The historic Jack Daniel's Distillery is planning a $140 million expansion project to help meet global demand for prized Tennessee Whiskey. Latest: Clinton to campaign with mother of Sandra Bland, 10 Feb 2016 22:26:37 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local: We Know: Government sues Ferguson over reform agreement, 10 Feb 2016 23:13:32 GMTThe Justice Department has filed a civil-rights lawsuit against the St. Louis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown. The suit is in response to Ferguson's request to change an agreement that would reform the city's police and court systems. Here's what we know about the request and what happens next. bus, car collide in Riverside County, injuring 22, 10 Feb 2016 23:59:31 GMTMENIFEE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a school bus and a car have collided in Riverside County, injuring 22 people. Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ends 2016 White House bid, 11 Feb 2016 00:14:18 GMTNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the Republican nomination for president "without an ounce of regret" on Wednesday, a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's primary., Almagro into quarterfinals in Argentina, 10 Feb 2016 23:50:04 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria reached his second quarterfinals of the young season when he defeated qualifier Gastao Elias of Portugal 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-3 in the Argentina Open on Wednesday. decry radioactive leak at New York nuclear plant, 10 Feb 2016 23:06:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Watchdogs say a leak of radioactive material into the groundwater below a nuclear power station in New York City's suburbs highlights a chronic problem with the nation's atomic plants. Latest: Man in Alaska shooting was lawmaker's nephew, 10 Feb 2016 23:34:47 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a police-involved death in a northern Alaska town (all times local): Sirhan, assassin of Robert Kennedy, denied parole, 10 Feb 2016 23:44:41 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — For the 15th time, officials denied parole for Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, after hearing Wednesday from another person who was shot that night and called for Sirhan's release. Latest: Assassin of Robert Kennedy denied parole, 10 Feb 2016 23:08:38 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the parole hearing for Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Robert F. Kennedy (all times local): visits Duke University to promote 'cancer moonshot', 10 Feb 2016 22:51:39 GMTDURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told nurses, doctors and researchers at Duke University that he needs their help tapping into the enormous power of scientific and clinical data to find cancer cures. Latest: Sheriff: 2 deputies die from gunshot wounds, 10 Feb 2016 22:31:55 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two sheriff's deputies and another person (all times local): Stars Hollow faces back for 'Gilmore Girls' reboot, 11 Feb 2016 00:09:43 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Some familiar Stars Hollow faces will be on hand for the "Gilmore Girls" reboot. act: Twitter reports flatlining user growth, 10 Feb 2016 23:45:16 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter set out to build a virtual town square bustling with billions of people. But it's starting to look more like a novelty stand as the masses flock to other services that strike a more personal chord. jumping the latest event to step to the plate at Fenway, 10 Feb 2016 23:30:56 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Olympic silver medalist Devin Logan pictures herself standing atop the 140-foot ski jump that towers over Fenway Park's Green Monster, hitting her jump and then coming to a stop right about where a batter would stand. denies request to dismiss count in Islamic State case, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:35 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge presiding over the case of five men accused of plotting to join the Islamic State group says he won't dismiss the most serious charge against them. NewsAlert, 10 Feb 2016 22:22:35 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — Sheriff: 2 deputies die from wounds after gunman opened fire in restaurant, near shopping center.