FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Apr 2017 15:49:18 -07:00Utah zoo welcomes baby zebra; first born there since 1980s, 24 Apr 2017 22:14:37 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Salt Lake City zoo has added a fourth striped member to its zebra exhibit after a foal was born at the facility earlier this month. leader pleads guilty to money laundering in drug case, 24 Apr 2017 21:26:50 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A former Haitian coup leader and recently elected senator in that country pleaded guilty Monday to a U.S. drug money-laundering charge under a deal that should allow him to avoid a potential sentence of life in prison for cocaine trafficking. Sox pitcher Barnes suspended 4 games for buzzing Machado, 24 Apr 2017 22:41:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes has been suspended four games and fined for throwing a fastball past the head of Baltimore star Manny Machado. confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary, 24 Apr 2017 22:19:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be agriculture secretary in President Donald Trump's administration as the farming industry looks to Washington for help amid a downturn in the market. on government spending and debt, 24 Apr 2017 21:57:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars. The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. survivors hail Allianz golf tourney sponsor end, 24 Apr 2017 22:32:59 GMTBOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Holocaust survivors on Monday celebrated the end of German insurance giant Allianz's sponsorship of a Florida pro golf tournament, saying it may boost efforts to collect some $2.5 billion in World War II-era policies issued to Jews that they say have gone unpaid. Shattenkirk is no problem for bigger, better Blues, 24 Apr 2017 21:52:56 GMTKnowing Kevin Shattenkirk wasn't in their long-term plans, the St. Louis Blues traded the talented defenseman and braced for the immediate blow to their playoff hopes. Exclusive: Amid cuts, new Iowa building gets pricey redo, 24 Apr 2017 21:25:31 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A plan to spend nearly a half-million dollars remodeling the interior of the newest state office building in Des Moines is moving ahead despite budget cuts that are slicing an array of state programs and services, documents obtained by The Associated Press show. claims ex-Fox News host was harassed online by Fox, 24 Apr 2017 22:39:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros says in a lawsuit she believes network operatives used bogus social media accounts to torture her after she complained about sexual harassment. Latest: Inmate seeks stay, citing attorney's plagiarism, 24 Apr 2017 22:13:22 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local): stage sit-in on roads to protest government, 24 Apr 2017 22:09:40 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, worked on math homework and played cards on main roads around Venezuela's cities Monday, joining in sit-ins to disrupt traffic as the latest slap at the socialist government. con man can be asked to pay restitution, court rules, 24 Apr 2017 22:08:36 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Maryland saxophone player who was convicted of defrauding a Montana charity could be required to pay restitution to victims of similar schemes throughout the country, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled. honor Ware, ponder need with post-Romo future secure, 24 Apr 2017 22:39:25 GMTFRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jerry Jones honored DeMarcus Ware with a ceremonial signing Monday that allowed the franchise sacks leader to retire as a Dallas Cowboy on the same day the team owner discussed how the draft might help find the next dominant pass rusher. multinational CEO resigns after Syria deals, 24 Apr 2017 20:52:09 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The top executive of LafargeHolcim announced Monday that he will resign, citing "strong tensions" facing the Swiss-French cement maker since its admission last month that it had struck deals with armed groups in Syria — allegedly including the radical Islamic State group. tightens regulations after boy's waterslide death, 24 Apr 2017 21:50:38 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The death of a colleague's son has spurred lawmakers in the often anti-regulation Kansas to toughen the state's inspection requirements for amusement parks. Mexico, fears a new plant will kill wastewater farming, 24 Apr 2017 22:18:44 GMTTEPATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — For more than 100 years, most of what gets flushed down Mexico City's toilets has resurfaced two hours to the north in the rivers and reservoirs of the rural Mezquital Valley. A massive new water treatment plant is about to change this. Holocaust Museum opens conservation and research center, 24 Apr 2017 22:11:49 GMTBOWIE, Md. (AP) — The small wicker doll chair was a modest toy, but it meant the world to Louise Lawrence-Israels. A gift for her second birthday, it was the only toy she possessed during the approximately three years she spent hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam, just five blocks from the house where Anne Frank wrote in her diary. asks court to put hold on 'too big to fail' case, 24 Apr 2017 21:10:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Insurance giant MetLife on Monday asked a federal appeals court to put on hold a ruling on whether the government can tag the company as a potential threat to the financial system. Dakota governor signs bill to protect drug informants, 24 Apr 2017 21:46:33 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has signed a measure into law that establishes protections for confidential drug informants. says 3 rounds of complaints led to Griesbaum's firing, 24 Apr 2017 22:29:40 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa athletic director Gary Barta has testified that three rounds of complaints from parents and field hockey players prompted an investigation into the program that led to the firing of coach Tracey Griesbaum in 2014. to sign orders on oil drilling, national monuments, 24 Apr 2017 22:44:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign executive orders this week aimed at expanding offshore oil drilling and reviewing national monument designations made by his predecessors, continuing the Republican's assault on Democratic President Barack Obama's environmental legacy. Director says complaints led to Iowa coach's firing, 24 Apr 2017 22:34:35 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa athletic director Gary Barta said Monday that three rounds of complaints from parents and field hockey players prompted an investigation into the program that ultimately led to the firing of coach Tracey Griesbaum in 2014. says vehicle carrying radioactive material stolen, 24 Apr 2017 22:29:16 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say a company's pickup truck carrying industrial X-ray equipment that uses radioactive material has been stolen in northwestern Mexico. NewsBreak: Illinois tech chief's memberships cost $208K, 24 Apr 2017 22:02:54 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's information technology chief has contracted to spend $208,000 in tax dollars for two professional memberships despite the budget crisis. All-Star Delabar suspended 80 games for positive test, 24 Apr 2017 21:01:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former All-Star pitcher Steve Delabar, a veteran of six major league seasons with Seattle, Toronto and Cincinnati, has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test under baseball's minor league drug program. to keep George HW Bush in hospital a few more days, 24 Apr 2017 21:26:05 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the nation's 41st president will remain in a Houston hospital for a few more days of observation while he recovers from a mild case of pneumonia. in viral airline videos have same lawyer, 24 Apr 2017 21:01:18 GMTDALLAS (AP) — The woman seen sobbing in a viral video after an American Airlines flight attendant took away her stroller now has a lawyer — the same attorney representing a man dragged off a United Express flight earlier this month. Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuit, 24 Apr 2017 22:32:52 GMTBERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Ann Coulter is now at the center of a civil rights lawsuit filed Monday against the University of California, Berkeley by students who say the school is violating their right to free speech by canceling the conservative pundit's speaking event on campus this week. Wife's fatal stabbing near Paris was random attack, 24 Apr 2017 20:58:15 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who was stabbed to death near Paris was attacked at random by a homeless man who was deemed unfit to stand trial, her husband said Monday. shot by Virginia officer is charged with manslaughter, 24 Apr 2017 20:55:33 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A man shot by a Virginia police officer has been charged with manslaughter in the slaying of his live-in girlfriend. Fire near university among largest in county history, 24 Apr 2017 20:51:57 GMTCOLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Fire officials say a massive fire at a building under construction near the University of Maryland is still burning more than six hours after it started. clips mirror; driver opens door, loses it, too, 24 Apr 2017 21:52:18 GMTLAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Police in southwest Louisiana say that after a train clipped a side mirror from a 2016 Volvo, the driver lost the whole door when he pulled up to a second intersection and opened it to try to tell the crew. wall, health care jeopardize bill days from shutdown, 24 Apr 2017 22:20:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Partisan disputes over health care and President Donald Trump's border wall threw must-pass spending legislation into jeopardy Monday days ahead of a government shutdown deadline. call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over NKorea, 24 Apr 2017 22:13:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — As the world braces for a possible North Korean nuclear test, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday urged restraint in a call to President Donald Trump. American's U.N. envoy warned of a strike if Pyongyang attacks a U.S. military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile. teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico, 24 Apr 2017 22:22:13 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Tennessee teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student and driving her to California had planned to take the girl to Mexico and took a boat from San Diego on a test run, according to federal court documents filed Monday. 'Silver lining' in hacker, foreign nation alliance, 24 Apr 2017 21:52:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Foreign governments that rely on the services of private criminal hackers leave their operations vulnerable to being exposed and disrupted, creating a "silver living" for U.S. law enforcement investigations of cyberattacks, a top Justice Department official said Monday.'s 100-days promises: A long way to go on most of them, 24 Apr 2017 20:47:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Sure enough, the big trans-Pacific trade deal is toast, climate change action is on the ropes and various regulations from the Obama era have been scrapped. It's also a safe bet President Donald Trump hasn't raced a bicycle since Jan. 20, keeping that vow. adds prizes to boost python removals in Everglades, 24 Apr 2017 22:12:02 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is making it easier for people to help remove invasive Burmese pythons from the Everglades. Turkish man charged with serious national security crime, 24 Apr 2017 21:35:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor said Monday that politically connected lawyers are using inaccuracies to whitewash charges against a prominent Turkish businessman as they try to get Turkey's president and U.S. officials to resolve the case diplomatically. Bird delivers Pacers' 2021 All-Star bid in an Indy car, 24 Apr 2017 21:04:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Indiana wants the NBA All-Star Game and sent Larry Bird to get it — in an Indy car. processor, EPA settle on Alaska clean air violations, 24 Apr 2017 21:12:50 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Seattle-based seafood processing company operating in Alaska will be assessed a $1.3 million civil penalty for violating clean air rules under a proposed settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Alaska. man punched by California officer files rights lawsuit, 24 Apr 2017 22:20:49 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A black man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer this month has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and county of Sacramento, claiming Monday he was targeted because of his race and abused in jail after his arrest. governor's judicial pick marks small win in war with GOP, 24 Apr 2017 22:27:53 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Democratic governor needed just 15 minutes Monday to replace a resigning Republican judge with an openly gay replacement on the state's second-highest court, the latest twist in his feud with the GOP-controlled General Assembly. 3 slain in gang-related shooting at home in Savannah, 24 Apr 2017 20:59:20 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Police said a shooting involving gang members left three people dead early Monday inside a home in Savannah, ending the longest streak in two years that the city had experienced no killings. Hernandez friends, family turn out for private funeral, 24 Apr 2017 21:17:46 GMTBRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Aaron Hernandez's family and friends bid farewell to the former NFL star at a private funeral Monday, and a judge ordered that three suicide notes he left be turned over to his fiancee by the time he is buried. Latest: Trump looks to expand offshore drilling, 24 Apr 2017 20:50:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): C Thornton undergoes ACL surgery before free agency, 24 Apr 2017 21:02:28 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Before Joe Thornton heads into an uncertain offseason where he could be a free agent and leave San Jose after nearly 12 years, he had more pressing business. men seek appeals even after decades behind bars, 24 Apr 2017 21:27:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Last-ditch legal appeals could block the executions of two Arkansas inmates who are scheduled to be put to death Monday after spending more than two decades behind bars. What's left to appeal after so many years? A look at some issues that can stop a lethal injection at the last minute. mayor opens up about sexual abuse as a child, 24 Apr 2017 21:52:18 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says she was sexually abused as a child. to worse: Train clips mirror; driver opens, loses door, 24 Apr 2017 22:02:39 GMTLAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — After a train clipped a side mirror off a car Monday, the driver lost his whole door when he pulled up to another intersection and opened it to tell the crew, police in southwest Louisiana said.