FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:50:31 -07:00Blue Bell resumes production at Oklahoma facilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adc96f23ff7e4694800f26c534798e48Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:38:22 GMTBROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — Blue Bell Creameries has resumed operations at a northwestern Oklahoma facility a day after the company's products returned to the shelves at select locations in Texas and Alabama.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adc96f23ff7e4694800f26c534798e48Known for her duets, Ruby Amanfu steps into solo spotlighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03d239d54c59489b9a6c9c733adb50c0Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:23:25 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ruby Amanfu knows how to share the stage, but during a recent dinner party in Nashville, Tennessee, she was the star of the stage and the kitchen as she prepared a meal featuring peanut butter soup and fried plantains, then stood in her bare feet in the living room and belted out a heartbreak song.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03d239d54c59489b9a6c9c733adb50c0Canyonlands National Park recognized for dark skieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46e0b5defaa3462bb87d60687e660bd1Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:58:04 GMTMOAB, Utah (AP) — Canyonlands National Park in eastern Utah is being recognized for its dark skies and lack of light pollution.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46e0b5defaa3462bb87d60687e660bd1US markets open solidly higher a day after big plungehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4472d9285ad4824b4b8acaa8bdeb018Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:19:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and global stock markets were recovering in early morning trading Wednesday after a sharp sell-off a day earlier. Still, investors remain on edge after a plunge in stocks Tuesday that was triggered by reports showing slowing growth in China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4472d9285ad4824b4b8acaa8bdeb018Maryland gov. says he's strong after latest cancer treatmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d0e57217b114d37982b8a4c47c0822eWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:48:23 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — After his latest round of cancer treatment, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says his prognosis is great and he feels strong.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d0e57217b114d37982b8a4c47c0822eFrance hero in ABC's new 'Dancing' casthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/956356ce3402451db2774e81b78fa4b6Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:06:03 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — ABC moved quickly to land one of the three men who foiled a terror attack on a Paris-bound train last month for the 21st season cast of "Dancing With the Stars."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/956356ce3402451db2774e81b78fa4b6China to hold big parade, but ordinary folks can't go see ithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0979d8482c24dcaaf3c32123ce0c4bbWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:38:44 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China will hold a massive military parade through the heart of its capital, but ordinary folks can't watch.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0979d8482c24dcaaf3c32123ce0c4bbState media: Car bomb in Syrian port city kills 10http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c566d62783a3478986dd1dd3c014bf7cWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:09:06 GMTDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A car bomb exploded Wednesday in a square in the Syrian port city of Latakia, a stronghold of President Bashar Assad, killing at least 10 people and wounding 25, the official Syrian news agency SANA said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c566d62783a3478986dd1dd3c014bf7cSelf-published sensation is acquired by Penguin Random Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69e1d049d039475d8730e9df4753fc78Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:08:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Swedish psychologist's self-published picture book about a sleep-deprived rabbit has been acquired by Penguin Random House after becoming a word-of-mouth sensation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69e1d049d039475d8730e9df4753fc78'Jurassic National Monument' proposal gets local supporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb8e8be669f449f6bc64d424cfe2f626Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:18:44 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A proposal from two congressmen to convert a central Utah dinosaur fossil quarry rich in Jurassic-period bones into a national monument gained a key endorsement Tuesday from county officials.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb8e8be669f449f6bc64d424cfe2f626Report: Some top baby monitors lack basic security featureshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09ce5a60216c46668e21f30bc8bce736Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:10:50 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Several of the top Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features, making them vulnerable to hackers, according to new report from a cybersecurity firm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09ce5a60216c46668e21f30bc8bce736Rhino crushes tour guide to death in Zimbabwehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adc1aba1e36048299e2b3fa5853671a3Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:57:24 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A game park director says a rhino crushed a tour guide to death at a private nature reserve in Zimbabwe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adc1aba1e36048299e2b3fa5853671a3Is N. Korean airline world's worst? It may be the quirkiesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39dcf53143014867b956f9dfcd40ecffWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:39:15 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can earn travelers a stern lecture, or worse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39dcf53143014867b956f9dfcd40ecffThai police: Suspect acknowledges being near bomb scenehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de3044c469534845a01b8de8c6df51aaWed, 02 Sep 2015 13:55:37 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said Wednesday a prime suspect in Bangkok's deadly bombing has admitted to being near the shrine where the attack took place but denied placing the bomb, as other clues increasingly linked the blast to Thailand's forced repatriation of members of a minority ethnic group to China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de3044c469534845a01b8de8c6df51aaRibbon to be cut on new campground at Acadia National Parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1a2b65756d942768f144b6d1a697cfeWed, 02 Sep 2015 13:59:36 GMTWINTER HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Federal officials and conservationists are celebrating the opening of a new campground at Acadia National Park.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1a2b65756d942768f144b6d1a697cfeAmazon adds more Dash buttons after rollouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a104b71fe954cd8a2f24f418f708126Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:44:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's futuristic "Dash" buttons appear here to stay.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a104b71fe954cd8a2f24f418f708126US bank earnings up 7.3 percent in 1st Qtrhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283c7c31e97849cb860c96ca7656642eWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:30:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. banks' earnings jumped 7.3 percent in the April-June period from a year earlier as revenues increased and the volume of soured loans banks had to write off fell to the lowest level since before the financial crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283c7c31e97849cb860c96ca7656642eKennedy Center to host concert in honor of Pope Francishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ef4476f055740e48e25f4512cc48777Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:00:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is hosting a free concert in honor of Pope Francis' visit to the nation's capital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ef4476f055740e48e25f4512cc48777US factory orders edge up 0.4 percent in July as business investment shows strengthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df5c131fdeed4a5fb7451b3f3e28c112Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:00:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — US factory orders edge up 0.4 percent in July as business investment shows strength.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df5c131fdeed4a5fb7451b3f3e28c112Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda goes on trial at ICChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40652e86a2fb40399ed4b94b933058f5Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:45:58 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday accused a Congo militia leader known as "The Terminator" of overseeing brutal atrocities including the slaughter of dozens of unarmed villagers and a campaign of rape and sexual enslavement of women and girls — many of them in the ranks of his own forces — as his trial started at the International Criminal Court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40652e86a2fb40399ed4b94b933058f5The Latest on Gray hearing: Small protest outside courthousehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d0df1be9d5c4914a46e40c7eac9e392Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:01:22 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 critical spine injury in custody (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d0df1be9d5c4914a46e40c7eac9e392Court hearing for 6 officers charged in death of black manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c96a5fe2d114245aac6c5d5a887bfc0Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:39:25 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters demonstrated outside Baltimore Circuit Court on Wednesday morning as the first court hearing began Wednesday in the case of six police officers charged in the death of a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury while in custody.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c96a5fe2d114245aac6c5d5a887bfc0Denmark to review some naturalization applicationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27b4966615e948fdb7fa95980d8126e9Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:39:16 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — In a move to further tighten immigration laws, Denmark's integration minister said Wednesday she wants to review thousands of applications for naturalization from people who had been exempted from the mandatory Danish language test because of war-related traumas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27b4966615e948fdb7fa95980d8126e9Grand opening: College football starts, playoff talk beginshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c266fe7f8f740d581b51ae434c694deWed, 02 Sep 2015 13:44:23 GMTNo sports season starts better than college football.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c266fe7f8f740d581b51ae434c694deActor Dylan Baker tries to rescue neighbor in high-rise firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae9b3aaeb85748bdae8c953426a4d9f9Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:58:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Actor Dylan Baker tried to rescue an elderly neighbor before escaping a high-rise apartment fire in Manhattan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae9b3aaeb85748bdae8c953426a4d9f9Lebanon: Attacks on state institutions will not be toleratedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9283ce5db6974f138c13f93d5d2c507fWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:43:06 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's interior minister says sit-ins and attacks targeting state institutions will no longer be tolerated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9283ce5db6974f138c13f93d5d2c507fHawaii aims to reduce immigration lines at Honolulu airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bc03249e19f44109e4669c8a4f69fd6Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:06:19 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The state of Hawaii plans to install machines to reduce the time travelers have to wait in immigration lines when they arrive at Honolulu International Airport.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bc03249e19f44109e4669c8a4f69fd6Eurostar passengers stranded after migrant action in Calaishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fce24618b2e46dc92d3fcf5e48fc97aWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:12:46 GMTPARIS (AP) — Hundreds of Eurostar train passengers trying to travel under the English Channel were stranded in France and Britain after migrants climbed on tracks overnight in the port city of Calais, officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fce24618b2e46dc92d3fcf5e48fc97aUS factory orders edge up 0.4 percent in Julyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3963c6ea6b6348bda0f5f28c38704fb4Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:16:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories posted a modest gain in July, helped by the biggest rise in motor vehicles orders in a year and a solid gain in a category that tracks business investment plans.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3963c6ea6b6348bda0f5f28c38704fb4The Latest: Brothers wrongly convicted in death get $750Khttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a1cec4b7e3442188bba620ffda5322fWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:19:53 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest on two brothers wrongly convicted in North Carolina three decades ago in the killing of an 11-year-old girl (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a1cec4b7e3442188bba620ffda5322fGrain mixed, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b319ffe380bd4c43b3428a2fa5b387ffWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:39:14 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed in early trading Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b319ffe380bd4c43b3428a2fa5b387ffPost-bomb Bangkok moves on, but with new sense of insecurityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daa222e966c34e39b411e49a1f76049fWed, 02 Sep 2015 13:42:32 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — One Bangkok resident says he can't shake the horrid sight of what he saw, or the smell of death. Another says the initial shock is gone and he's returned to his old routine — work, happy hour and taking selfies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daa222e966c34e39b411e49a1f76049fDon DeLillo receiving honorary National Book Awardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9ad88b9c89d4dd789184e9c40110304Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:35:13 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Don DeLillo is pleased to receive an honorary National Book Award medal for lifetime achievement, but a "little intimidated" by the citation for "Distinguished Contribution to American Letters."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9ad88b9c89d4dd789184e9c40110304New collars monitor pets for pain, problemshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/648342e128de4345876e8852e9e197dcWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:33:53 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — You can use wearables with GPS to keep track of wandering dogs. Others help you track animals' physical activity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/648342e128de4345876e8852e9e197dcThe Latest: Men wrongly convicted in death each get $750Khttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c53e89f3f62943a9a036d5e19bd3125dWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:36:13 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The latest on two brothers wrongly convicted in North Carolina three decades ago in the killing of an 11-year-old girl (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c53e89f3f62943a9a036d5e19bd3125dOklahoma politician's son to be arraigned on murder chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34419b83d8f24b8e8a03c434cc3e6561Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:33:41 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The son of Oklahoma's labor commissioner is scheduled to be arraigned on a first-degree murder charge in the stabbing death of his father.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34419b83d8f24b8e8a03c434cc3e6561Norwegian convicts get new home in Dutch prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6519343bd9b5428da8d3606961b267ffWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:13:35 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A group of Norwegian convicts is getting a new home — in the Netherlands.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6519343bd9b5428da8d3606961b267ffNews Corp confirms return of Rebekah Brooks in top rolehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c48713c4e5540cdb7cf816f80fdeb09Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:46:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — News Corp, Rupert Murdoch's media empire, has confirmed that Rebekah Brooks is back at the top spot in London more than a year after she was acquitted of charges in a hacking scandal that shocked the U.K.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c48713c4e5540cdb7cf816f80fdeb09The Latest: Search widens for suspects in officer's slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c76538be9e3c40c9a0495b3306fb8e49Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:37:46 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c76538be9e3c40c9a0495b3306fb8e49North America's tallest mountain gets new name _ and heighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3042924eaea3429598af6066802f59daWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:18:33 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — North America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3042924eaea3429598af6066802f59daSenate Dems get 34th vote to hand Obama victory on Iran dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba5fc167286d4101b707a572d304d687Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:10:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have rallied the 34 votes they need to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive in Congress, handing President Barack Obama a major foreign policy victory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba5fc167286d4101b707a572d304d687The Latest: Hearing for 6 officers starts in Baltimorehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba7d697b3c25477b9fb021f364eb7dfaWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:40:50 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 critical spine injury in custody (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba7d697b3c25477b9fb021f364eb7dfaThe Latest in 'Angola Three' case: State: Judge went too farhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aeb17d299ee44edc8f5ca11f71bf6b64Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:33:01 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The latest on arguments in the case of the last incarcerated member of the "Angola Three" (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aeb17d299ee44edc8f5ca11f71bf6b64Iranian hard-liners unveil anti-US plaque at former embassyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64f7e27156444c23bf0a16753372ee1dWed, 02 Sep 2015 14:06:39 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — More than a dozen hard-line Iranian students have unveiled an anti-American plaque at the gate of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64f7e27156444c23bf0a16753372ee1d1st Freddie Gray hearing since 6 officers charged in deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/530e0b7d59d24cce8731317854170149Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:17:09 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters demonstrated outside Baltimore Circuit Court on Wednesday morning as the first court hearing began Wednesday in the case of six police officers charged in the death of a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury in custody.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/530e0b7d59d24cce8731317854170149Wrongly convicted brothers each get $750K payouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3e98d24d6904b5c90f419e68422c860Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:34:30 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina brothers were each awarded $750,000 on Wednesday, three decades after they were wrongfully convicted in the killing an 11-year-old girl.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3e98d24d6904b5c90f419e68422c860Democrat Mikulski is 34th senator to support Iran nuke deal, ensuring landmark Obama victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b172b292b3e94a32befae528916a3a30Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:09:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Mikulski is 34th senator to support Iran nuke deal, ensuring landmark Obama victory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b172b292b3e94a32befae528916a3a30Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria kill 26, including childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbef801c10d44498b61115e5ebb90d3cWed, 02 Sep 2015 13:40:29 GMTMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses say 26 people were killed in northeastern Borno state by attackers on horseback believed to be rebels of the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbef801c10d44498b61115e5ebb90d3cSenate Dems have votes to hand Obama victory on Iran dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/682c17fb650747038c57713ca1714789Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:23:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland became the crucial 34th vote in favor the Iran nuclear deal Wednesday, ensuring a landmark victory for President Barack Obama over ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/682c17fb650747038c57713ca1714789Near DC, Virginia's Middleburg offers wine country getawayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c803f16d9eb742cd9c3b17a6ec42d013Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:26:25 GMTMIDDLEBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia is home to more than 250 wineries, from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Chesapeake Bay. The state's Middleburg area, in Loudoun County, has two dozen wineries alone, and it's so close to Washington that it calls itself "DC's Wine Country." Middleburg is about an hour's drive from Washington, D.C., or about 24 miles (39 kilometers) from Washington Dulles International Airport— perfect for a day trip or long weekend. Just in time for fall, October is Virginia Wine Month with special events to take in autumn foliage and milder weather.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c803f16d9eb742cd9c3b17a6ec42d013