FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 Nov 2015 22:22:37 -08:00Tipitina's owner plans $12M lakefront festival park, 26 Nov 2015 22:47:17 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The owner of one of New Orleans' best-known music bars has agreed to spend at least $12 million to turn a vacant riverboat casino dock into an outdoor music venue and high-end retail center. man accused of attacking parents over fast food, 27 Nov 2015 00:26:19 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say a man faces charges in Louisiana accusing him of killing his father and stabbing his mother because they ordered fast food and didn't get any for him. Angeles considers 'john letters' to fight prostitution, 27 Nov 2015 00:12:28 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles City Hall proposal to send "john letters" to the owners of cars seen in areas known for prostitution has drawn criticism from a California civil liberties group.' 68 gives him early 2nd-round lead at Australian Open, 27 Nov 2015 03:18:03 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Matt Jones used home-course advantage to shoot a 3-under 68 Friday and take the early clubhouse lead during the second round of the Australian Open. 21 Oklahoma women beat Utah 70-55, 27 Nov 2015 00:16:43 GMTFREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Peyton Little scored 14 points with four 3-pointers and six assists and No. 21 Oklahoma scored 22 points in the fourth quarter to pull away from Utah 70-55 at the Junkaroo Jam on Thursday. Sandra still powerful Category 3 storm, 27 Nov 2015 03:10:36 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Sandra is still a powerful Category 3 storm in the eastern Pacific, but it is expected to weaken significantly before it reaches Mexico's mainland. to give UN $75 million for Syrian refugee relief, 26 Nov 2015 22:55:38 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Canada's Liberal government announced on Thursday a US$75 million (CA$100 million) contribution to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to help fleeing Syrians, fulfilling a campaign promise from its recent federal election. Latest: Pope heads to Nairobi slum Friday, 27 Nov 2015 03:43:47 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.) slides down Australian Open leaderboard with 73, 27 Nov 2015 02:43:59 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A "flat" and tired Adam Scott shot a 2-over 73 at the Australian Open on Friday, a round likely to allow him to scrape into the weekend but do little to end his 2015 victory drought. Salvadoran church suspends priest in sex abuse case, 27 Nov 2015 03:46:22 GMTSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's Roman Catholic Church announced Thursday it has suspended a well-known priest, saying he acknowledged sexually abusing a young girl. closes health center for supposed diabetes 'vaccine', 27 Nov 2015 03:06:40 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican regulatory authorities closed a health center that was touting a supposed diabetes "vaccine" and warned consumers that there is no vaccine for the condition. 3 Michigan State routs Boston College 99-68, 27 Nov 2015 03:08:10 GMTFULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Denzel Valentine took his game to another level, scoring, rebounding and dishing off. His teammates followed his lead, making third-ranked Michigan State too much to handle. still perfect, Romo hurt again in 33-14 Dallas loss, 27 Nov 2015 02:26:16 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cam Newton sprinted to a corner of the $1.2 billion showplace of the Dallas Cowboys, pointing a camera at celebrating Carolina fans while gesturing to them with a wide smile. House undergoes holiday lockdown after man jumps fence, 27 Nov 2015 03:11:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving. rallies in 2nd half, beats No. 18 UConn 79-76, 27 Nov 2015 00:21:24 GMTPARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — When Syracuse and Connecticut get together on the court, good basketball often follows. ready to submit proposal for Australia submarine deal, 27 Nov 2015 02:34:00 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan is set to bid on joint development and production of an Australian submarine, Tokyo's first major military transfer since the World War II. high school cancels dance over dirty dancing, 27 Nov 2015 00:07:41 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Administrators at a Portland high school have canceled an upcoming winter dance because of concerns about dirty dancing. knocked out vs Carolina with another collarbone injury, 27 Nov 2015 02:35:36 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo remained on his back after being sacked, almost motionless for a short time while looking up at the stadium's closed roof above him. Guide: Protests of Chicago teen's shooting continue, 27 Nov 2015 03:05:13 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Several hundred protesters again amassed on the streets of Chicago in response to the city's release of a squad-car video showing a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenager. shoppers get a head start on Thanksgiving, 27 Nov 2015 02:33:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday used to kick off the holiday shopping season, but now Thanksgiving Day is the new tradition for some shoppers. women arrested for alleged Facebook baby sale, 27 Nov 2015 00:07:45 GMTLA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian officials say they have arrested two women on human trafficking charges: one for selling her baby for $250, the other for buying it after placing a "want ad" on Facebook. school cancels dance over dirty dancing concerns, 27 Nov 2015 00:23:34 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Administrators at a Portland, Oregon, high school have canceled an upcoming winter dance because of concerns about dirty dancing. gear collapses as jetliner lands in Mexico City, 27 Nov 2015 04:38:40 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A landing gear on a Boeing 737 of the Mexican airline Magnicharters partially collapsed as the plane landed at Mexico City's international airport Thursday evening, but no one was injured, authorities said. Things to Know for Friday, 27 Nov 2015 04:26:43 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:'s jobless rate at 20-year low, consumer spending drops, 27 Nov 2015 02:32:21 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's jobless rate fell to a 20-year low in October, but consumer spending and incomes also edged down as the tight labor market failed to spur significant increases in wages. attack Shiite mosque, kill 1 in Bangladesh, 27 Nov 2015 03:53:17 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Gunmen opened fire on Shiite Muslim devotees during evening prayers at a mosque in northern Bangladesh, killing one person and leaving three others injured, police said. recalls produce used in Costco salad linked to E. coli, 27 Nov 2015 02:48:00 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California farm is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. activist sentenced to 6 years in jail, 27 Nov 2015 04:20:52 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A lawyer says a leading Chinese rights activist who organized rallies for media freedom has been sentenced to six years in prison in what the lawyer described as a hurried and unfair trial at a court in southern China. stocks lower amid Thanksgiving trading lull, 27 Nov 2015 03:40:06 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks markets were lower in muted trading Friday after Wall Street was closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, and investors continued to watch for developments in tense relations between Russia and Turkey. Sandra weakens slightly to Category 3 storm, 27 Nov 2015 00:31:06 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Sandra has weakened slightly but is still a powerful Category 3 storm in the eastern Pacific off Mexico's coast. balloons, heavy security for NYC Thanksgiving parade, 27 Nov 2015 00:58:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number of police officers patrolled the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, while St. Louis resumed its annual parade, canceled last year amid protests over Michael Brown's death. person captured in shooting of Pennsylvania trooper, 27 Nov 2015 03:05:04 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police have tracked down a fourth person wanted in connection with the shooting of a Pennsylvania state trooper during a chaotic car chase. 6 Maryland women beat Old Dominion 95-49, 27 Nov 2015 02:29:18 GMTST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Brene Moseley matched her career high with 26 points on 10-of-12 shooting to help No. 6 Maryland beat Old Dominion 95-49 on Thursday night in the Paradise Jam. Holiday means food, football, and not-too-dry turkey?, 26 Nov 2015 23:12:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Thanksgiving is a day for food, football and hoping "the turkey didn't turn out too dry." presses case for adequate, dignified housing in Nairobi, 27 Nov 2015 03:48:00 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Pope Francis is visiting a slum on Nairobi's northwestern edge to press his call for adequate and dignified housing for society's most marginal, especially in burgeoning megacities like the Kenyan capital. California farm recalls produce used in Costco chicken salad linked to E. coli outbreak, 27 Nov 2015 01:23:47 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Feds: California farm recalls produce used in Costco chicken salad linked to E. coli outbreak. Salvador breaks up corruption ring of judges, lawyers, 27 Nov 2015 00:12:59 GMTSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors have broken up a ring of a dozen lawyers, judges and a prosecutor who fixed court rulings in exchange for bribes, El Salvador's government said Thursday. officials say at least 11 dead in bus collision, 26 Nov 2015 23:09:15 GMTSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — At least 11 people died and over 70 were injured Thursday when two buses carrying tourism workers collided on a road between two resort towns in the eastern Dominican Republic. throws 5 TD passes, Lions beat Eagles 45-14, 26 Nov 2015 22:50:49 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford dropped back and perfectly lofted the ball where only Calvin Johnson could catch it. more memorable moment for Favre, Packers at Lambeau, 27 Nov 2015 03:41:03 GMTGREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Brett Favre had one more memorable moment with the Green Bay Packers. leads Monmouth to 70-68 upset of No. 17 Notre Dame, 27 Nov 2015 02:48:06 GMTLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Monmouth's 900th win was a special one.'s jobless rate at 20-year low; consumer spending drops, 27 Nov 2015 01:40:10 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's jobless rate fell to a 20-year low in October, but consumer spending and incomes also edged lower as the tight labor market failed to spur significant increases in wages. scores 18 points, No. 8 Villanova beats Stanford, 26 Nov 2015 23:59:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jalen Brunson scored 18 points and eighth-ranked Villanova survived a poor shooting performance in a 59-45 victory over Stanford in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tipoff on Thursday night. Obama navigating college decision-making process, 27 Nov 2015 02:04:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple. 19 Northwestern women beat Eastern Washington 74-70, 27 Nov 2015 01:20:09 GMTCEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) — Christen Inman scored a career-high 28 points, Nia Coffey added 17 and Ashley Deary scored 13 with 10 steals and seven assists to lead the No. 19 Northwestern women past Eastern Washington 74-70 Thursday at the Lone Star Showcase. to require Cubans to get entry visas, 27 Nov 2015 00:08:20 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador announced Thursday that it will begin requiring Cubans to get visas to enter beginning Tuesday, seeking to discourage the flow of migrants. throws kind words at Packers successor, Rodgers, 27 Nov 2015 00:52:50 GMTGREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Brett Favre threw some kind words at the man who replaced him at quarterback for the Green Bay Packers. gather for Thanksgiving meal in Minneapolis, 26 Nov 2015 22:51:45 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Protesters and community members dined on donated pies, macaroni and cheese and traditional Thanksgiving fare Thursday outside a Minneapolis police station that has been the site of ongoing demonstrations since an officer fatally shot a black man earlier this month. Latest: Friday's protest to target main shopping area, 27 Nov 2015 02:15:50 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): Agency not doing enough against dengue fever, 27 Nov 2015 00:05:28 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii state Sen. Russell Ruderman worries whenever there's a mosquito buzzing in his home.