FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 Sep 2015 18:31:42 -07:00Manhunt could bring subdued holiday in recreation area, 03 Sep 2015 23:23:03 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The manhunt for three suspects wanted in the killing of an Illinois police officer threatened Thursday to dampen the Labor Day weekend across one of the state's most popular recreational areas, a boating and fishing playground known as the Chain O' Lakes.'s Rubio says 'Minecraft' can prepare kids for future, 03 Sep 2015 23:43:36 GMTCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio said Thursday that the popular "Minecraft" video game is a good example of how to prepare young people for the new economy. Service spends a record $243M last week on wildfires, 03 Sep 2015 22:57:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the U.S. Forest Service spent a record $243 million last week battling forest fires around the country. Trump 'too pessimistic,' will lead GOP to defeat, 04 Sep 2015 00:50:13 GMTHAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush says rival Donald Trump is "too pessimistic" to lead the country and that Republicans will lose the 2016 election if they make the billionaire their candidate for the White House. Dakota frat probed in alleged assault, anti-gay taunts, 04 Sep 2015 01:25:18 GMTA gay man believes his outfit of metallic red shorts and a tank top was what triggered what he said was an assault and homophobic taunting during a weekend incident at a University of North Dakota fraternity house that police are investigating. faults VA management for construction cost overruns, 04 Sep 2015 01:16:53 GMTAURORA, Colo. (AP) — Huge cost overruns and long delays at new VA hospitals in Colorado, Florida and Louisiana were caused by multiple design changes, mismanaged contracts or poor budget controls, according to Army Corps of Engineers reports released Thursday. too high? Italy's Errani laments cold US Open locker room, 04 Sep 2015 00:51:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Sara Errani figures she knows the real culprit for the dizziness, sore throat and general weakness that nearly cost her a match at the U.S. Open on Thursday: air conditioning. faults VA management for Denver hospital failures, 03 Sep 2015 22:18:14 GMTAURORA, Colo. (AP) — An investigation into massive cost overruns at a new veterans hospital outside Denver found VA officials didn't understand the complicated contract process they adopted and says they mismanaged change orders. Latest: Guatemala ex-leader escorted to jail, 03 Sep 2015 23:49:30 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local): submarine force in the Pacific gets new commander, 04 Sep 2015 00:01:51 GMTPEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. Navy on Thursday installed a new commander to lead its submarine force in the Pacific at a time when growing Chinese operations in places like the South China Sea are boosting U.S. demand for the eavesdropping capabilities of the underwater vessels. California deputies arrested; inmate died of blunt trauma, 03 Sep 2015 22:27:50 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Three Northern California jail guards have been arrested after an inmate under their watch was found dead of multiple blunt trauma, authorities said Thursday. on US Open: Hewitt, 2001 champ, loses in 5 sets, 04 Sep 2015 01:14:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): blames Obama for climate of violence against police, 04 Sep 2015 01:19:26 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz blamed President Barack Obama on Thursday for a climate of violence against police, contending the president and his administration have long vilified law enforcement. indictment adds charges against Washington state auditor, 04 Sep 2015 00:56:33 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A new indictment from a federal grand jury on Thursday added money laundering and tax evasion counts to a long list of charges against Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, who has been on unpaid leave while fighting allegations that he stole more than $1 million from clients of his former business. tarantula not dangerous, prof says, but it can bite, 04 Sep 2015 00:22:13 GMTLOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A biology professor at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell says a missing tarantula isn't dangerous, but he's giving fair warning: It can bite. camp urged ex-State Dept. employee to testify, 03 Sep 2015 22:31:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Aides to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton urged a former State Department employee who helped set up her private email server to appear before a House investigative panel, but the former staffer has said he will assert his constitutional right not to testify.'s the oath taken by clerk jailed over gay marriage, 03 Sep 2015 23:32:57 GMTIn jailing a Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, a federal judge noted that the clerk had sworn an oath to perform her job, just as many other public servants do. "Oaths mean things," U.S. District Judge David Bunning told Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis on Thursday. to stop 'revenge makeover' ads using ex-governor, 03 Sep 2015 23:37:39 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Two online marketing companies that ceased publishing ads depicting former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer as an over-the-hill divorcee who needed a "revenge makeover" could still face legal action from her. fined, ordered to get counseling for punching fan, 03 Sep 2015 23:17:08 GMTBILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Rap artist Afroman was given a suspended six-month jail sentence Thursday, fined $330 and ordered to undergo anger management and impulse behavior counseling for punching a woman who jumped on a stage during a concert earlier this year. makeover has 1st-place Mets primed for playoff run, 04 Sep 2015 00:53:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — David Wright can hardly contain his excitement. Suspect's confession OK in California pier shooting, 04 Sep 2015 00:59:00 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge declined Thursday to toss out the confession of a suspect charged with murder in a San Francisco shooting at the center of the national immigration debate. sides with Brady on 'Deflategate,' NFL appeals, 04 Sep 2015 01:20:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed. on US Open: TV viewership on ESPN up 58 percent, 04 Sep 2015 00:51:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): governor offers $3.6 billion annual highway plan, 04 Sep 2015 00:43:36 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California's crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to come from a $65 annual fee on vehicle registrations and increases in diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation.'s to auction art collection of billionaire Taubman, 03 Sep 2015 22:41:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The art collection of a billionaire developer and former chairman of Sotheby's, which includes works from Picasso, de Kooning and Rothko, is coming up for sale, the auction house said Thursday.' Lincecum facing 5 months of rehab after surgery, 04 Sep 2015 00:57:19 GMTDENVER (AP) — San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum had surgery on his left hip Thursday and will need five months of rehab to be ready for the 2016 season. pulls Schilling for next month after anti-Muslim tweet, 04 Sep 2015 01:12:27 GMTBRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN says commentator Curt Schilling won't appear on the air for the next month in the wake of his anti-Muslim tweet. Vegas firefighter guilty in cocktail waitress murder, 04 Sep 2015 00:52:06 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas firefighter and U.S. Military Academy graduate was found guilty Thursday of hiring a homeless ex-convict to hide in an apartment and kill his estranged wife with a claw hammer nearly three years ago. call last witness in trial of Alabama officer, 04 Sep 2015 00:48:57 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A second colleague of an Alabama police officer accused of using excessive force against an Indian grandfather said Thursday that he thought the takedown used to subdue the man was improper, and a dispatcher said she helped "stack" the officer's probable cause information by searching for recent incidents he could mention in his paperwork. papal parades, more passes available after ticket outcry, 04 Sep 2015 00:39:46 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — After an outcry over plans to keep most of Pope Francis' audience at his biggest Philadelphia events at least a half-mile away, organizers Thursday announced the pontiff will parade through downtown twice and said they would set aside 30,000 tickets for the public to get a closer view. vows no third-party bid, will back GOP primary winner, 04 Sep 2015 00:16:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Caving to intense Republican lobbying, presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid on Thursday and vowed to support whoever wins the party's nomination — a U-turn made easier by his position at the front of the field. who helped stop train attack set to return to US, 03 Sep 2015 23:44:19 GMTTRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force airman who was injured when he and two childhood friends tackled a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train is on his way back to his native California. Things to Know for Friday, 04 Sep 2015 01:04:53 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: appeal added to long list of NFL losses in court, 03 Sep 2015 22:27:03 GMTA federal judge tossed out Tom Brady's four-game suspension on Thursday, ruling that Commissioner Roger Goodell failed to follow the procedures laid out in the NFL's collective bargaining agreement in penalizing the four-time Super Bowl champion. federal requirements on cellphone surveillance, 03 Sep 2015 22:44:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Thursday. on US Open: Hewitt forces 5th set in final Open, 04 Sep 2015 00:09:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 3 shot, 1 killed near baseball field on Sacramento college campus; gunman being sought, 04 Sep 2015 00:06:41 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police: 3 shot, 1 killed near baseball field on Sacramento college campus; gunman being sought. indictment adds money laundering to charges against Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, 03 Sep 2015 23:16:15 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — New indictment adds money laundering to charges against Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley .'s here! Michigan's most interesting man debuts, 04 Sep 2015 00:27:02 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A little less than two hours before kickoff, Jim Harbaugh stepped out of the locker room at Rice-Eccles Stadium, chatted with his wife and a couple friends behind the end zone and then ducked back under the bleachers. soldiers still hospitalized after Black Hawk accident, 03 Sep 2015 23:19:48 GMTCASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Fort Carson says two soldiers injured when their Black Hawk helicopter landed hard in a suburban Denver forest in Douglas County remain hospitalized and in stable condition. officials to reopen high school after fiery protests, 03 Sep 2015 23:03:05 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago school officials say they'll open an arts-focused school in a neighborhood school once slated for closure. But protesters who have disrupted budget meetings vowed to continue a nearly three-week hunger strike over perceived racial disparities and other issues in the city's public education system. swears in new president after Perez Molina resigns, 04 Sep 2015 00:01:44 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's newly sworn-in president demanded that all top government officials submit their resignations and promised an honest and inclusive administration following the surprise resignation earlier Thursday of President Otto Perez Molina amid a widening fraud investigation. panel investigating Rep. Mike Honda of California, 03 Sep 2015 22:26:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Mike Honda of California remains under scrutiny by the House Ethics Committee for allegations that he had congressional aides perform campaign work when they were supposed to be working on government business. Service spends a record $243 million on wildfires, 03 Sep 2015 22:32:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has spent a record $243 million battling forest fires around the country this fiscal year, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Thursday. evaluating train car safety in wake of accident, 04 Sep 2015 00:50:38 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Metrolink is evaluating the safety of its crash-resistant cars and removing them from the front of trains in the wake of a deadly Southern California derailment, the railroad said Thursday. Latest: Canada: Syria family didn't file refugee request, 04 Sep 2015 01:10:47 GMTThe latest Thursday on the European migrant crisis (all times GMT): Latest: Court orders Guatemala ex-leader jailed, 03 Sep 2015 23:00:49 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local): shot, 1 killed, gunman sought on Sacramento college campus, 04 Sep 2015 01:28:10 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — One person was killed and two others injured in a shooting late Thursday afternoon in a parking lot near a baseball field on the campus of Sacramento City College, police said. 2 sets to none, Murray comes back to win at US Open, 04 Sep 2015 01:02:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Before they stepped on court, there was nothing to suggest Andy Murray would have any trouble against Adrian Mannarino in the U.S. Open's second round. of gallons of oil spilled in Mississippi River, 04 Sep 2015 01:22:40 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ky. (AP) — Part of the Mississippi River was closed as crews investigated an oil spill caused by the collision of two tow boats, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday.