FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Nov 2015 12:39:38 -08:00Court papers: Witness helped ID man in playground shooting, 30 Nov 2015 20:06:12 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Court papers show that a witness's statement and photo identification led to an arrest in a playground shootout that wounded 17 people. of weak holiday spending send retail stocks lower, 30 Nov 2015 20:28:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were lower in quiet trading Monday as traders returned from the Thanksgiving holiday. Retail stocks led the declines as early signals about the strength of the holiday shopping season failed to impress. Investors are focusing on central banks in Europe and the U.S., which are going in different directions on interest rate policy.'s chief investigator resigning in January, 30 Nov 2015 20:23:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Pentagon's investigative office, Jon T. Rymer, said Monday he is resigning, effective in January. Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks, 30 Nov 2015 20:08:16 GMTLE BOURGET, France (AP) — Pushing for a powerful climate deal, President Barack Obama called the global talks opening Monday outside Paris an "act of defiance" against terrorism that proves the world stands undeterred by Islamic State-linked attacks in Europe and beyond. magnitude earthquake among 4 recorded in Oklahoma, 30 Nov 2015 19:42:36 GMTMEDFORD, Okla. (AP) — Four earthquakes have been recorded in Oklahoma, with the strongest a 4.7 magnitude quake felt throughout much of the state and into Kansas.'s novel salt warning rule set to take effect at chains, 30 Nov 2015 19:53:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York City begins a new era in nutritional warnings this week, when chain restaurants will have to start putting a special symbol on highly salty dishes. to impose food ban in new sanctions against Turkey, 30 Nov 2015 20:18:37 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia will restrict imports of Turkish fruit and vegetables as part of a package of new sanctions following the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey last week. Suspect in officer's death refused to drop rifle, 30 Nov 2015 19:46:38 GMTGREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A police officer fatally shot while responding to a domestic dispute was "100 percent" justified in shooting at the slaying suspect, a state police spokesman said Monday. of abalone diver found along Northern California coast, 30 Nov 2015 19:58:16 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A diver was found dead after searching for abalone off the coast of Northern California, becoming at least the ninth person to perish this year while seeking the delicacy. bill sparks brawls in Algeria's parliament, 30 Nov 2015 19:15:09 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A new finance bill in Algeria is dividing lawmakers so much it has sparked exchanges of insults and brawls on the parliament floor. Rico going down to the wire on $355M debt payment, 30 Nov 2015 19:55:57 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Debt-burdened Puerto Rico is struggling to make a looming $355 million bond payment. university: 1 dead during stampede over drill, 30 Nov 2015 20:06:01 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A leading Kenyan university says one person has died and 20 others have been injured following a stampede caused by a drill to test terrorism preparedness. attendant charged with attacking crew, US marshals, 30 Nov 2015 20:01:10 GMTAn American Airlines flight attendant who described herself as "crazy" and a "train wreck" attacked fellow crew members and U.S. marshals during a flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Frankfurt, Germany, last week, according to documents filed in federal court. of missing boy held after human remains found in barn, 30 Nov 2015 20:27:01 GMTKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man is being held on $10 million bond after police were made aware of his missing 7-year-old son and found unidentified human remains on his property. adds China's yuan to basket of top currencies, 30 Nov 2015 19:42:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Chinese yuan will join a basket of the world's leading currencies, the International Monetary Fund announced Monday. There are bigger issues than condoms and HIV, 30 Nov 2015 19:11:13 GMTABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis has dismissed a question about whether condoms can be condoned in the fight against AIDS by saying there are more important issues confronting the world, like malnutrition, environmental exploitation and the lack of safe drinking water. leaders gather to try to save Earth from overheating, 30 Nov 2015 20:17:53 GMTLE BOURGET, France (AP) — With dramatic vows to save future generations from an overheated planet, the largest gathering ever of world leaders began two weeks of talks Monday aimed at producing the most far-reaching pact yet to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and avert environmental havoc. carries out strikes on IS in Iraq after Paris attacks, 30 Nov 2015 20:24:06 GMTPARIS (AP) — France says it has carried out five airstrikes in northern Iraq as part of stepped-up military operations against Islamic State militants. Latest: Chicago cop's lawyer says he may post bond soon, 30 Nov 2015 20:13:45 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): Latest: US House leader won't pay for climate deal, 30 Nov 2015 20:16:02 GMTPARIS (AP) — The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local: arrested in connection with university online threat, 30 Nov 2015 20:10:13 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A suspect was arrested Monday in connection with an online threat of gun violence at the University of Chicago that prompted the school to cancel all classes and activities. reveal Clinton's availability to supporters, 30 Nov 2015 20:29:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton opened her office to dozens of influential Democratic party fundraisers, former Clinton administration and campaign loyalists, and corporate donors to her family's global charity, according to State Department calendars obtained by The Associated Press. of Top 25 in men's AP poll the same, but not the bottom, 30 Nov 2015 19:43:03 GMTThanksgiving Week usually shakes up the Top 25 and this year was no different. boosts amount of ethanol in gasoline supply, 30 Nov 2015 20:10:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is boosting the amount of corn-based ethanol and other renewable fuels in the U.S. gasoline supply despite sustained opposition by an unusual alliance of oil companies, environmentalists and some GOP presidential candidates. dead in fight at overcrowded Guatemala prison, 30 Nov 2015 20:20:39 GMTESCUINTLA, Guatemala (AP) — Seventeen prisoners were killed in a gang brawl inside an overcrowded Guatemalan prison, including seven who were decapitated, officials said Monday. may move quickly to overhaul visa waiver program, 30 Nov 2015 19:32:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House may move quickly to overhaul a program that allows travel to the U.S. with no visa, something that has come under criticism following the Paris terror attacks. Latest: Prosecutor defends charges in protest shooting, 30 Nov 2015 19:32:46 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked more than two weeks of demonstrations (all times local): backs more defense time in Vatican leaks trial, 30 Nov 2015 20:12:45 GMTABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis has acknowledged criticism that the Vatican's trial over leaked documents has been rushed, saying the defendants and their lawyers must have time to mount a proper defense. dies in fall on Oregon's Mount Jefferson, 30 Nov 2015 19:40:24 GMTDETROIT, Ore. (AP) — Marion County authorities say a climber has died from a fall on Mount Jefferson. denies links to 2 alleged operatives arrested in Kenya, 30 Nov 2015 19:41:34 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has denied any links to two detained Kenyans accused of spying and plotting attacks on Western targets in Nairobi. call on Gambia gov't to release environmentalists, 30 Nov 2015 19:59:22 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Rights groups are calling on Gambia's government to release 33 activists who were detained more than a week ago after demonstrating against sand mining in their village. Latest: Vienna orchestra to buy home for 4 families, 30 Nov 2015 19:42:44 GMTBRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local: Latest: 6 nations call for a price on carbon dioxide, 30 Nov 2015 19:29:28 GMTPARIS (AP) — The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local: seek 300 years for woman in Amish kidnap case, 30 Nov 2015 19:40:34 GMTSYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A woman involved in the kidnapping and sexual abuse of two Amish girls in northern New York should be given the maximum 300-year prison sentence, federal prosecutors said Monday. pay respects to slain California police officer, 30 Nov 2015 19:59:06 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Law enforcement officers from across the nation wiped away tears and saluted a flag-draped coffin Monday at the funeral for a Southern California police officer who was shot and killed outside his department's headquarters. Marc Anthony making pitch as sports agent, 30 Nov 2015 19:31:49 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Another entertainer is joining Jay-Z in the sports agent business — singer Marc Anthony. court appearance in shooting over Waffle House smoking, 30 Nov 2015 19:28:34 GMTBILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A 45-year-old Biloxi man accused in the shooting death of a Waffle House server after she told him not to smoke made his first court appearance and asked about the death penalty. set at $1.5M for Chicago officer who fatally shot teen, 30 Nov 2015 19:11:45 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Monday set bond at $1.5 million for a white Chicago police officer charged with murder after a squad car video caught him fatally shooting a black teenager 16 times. charge 4 in shooting of Minneapolis protesters, 30 Nov 2015 20:05:46 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who allegedly shot at demonstrators protesting the killing of a black man by Minneapolis police was charged Monday with assault with a dangerous weapon and riot, while three others also face riot charges., Obama discuss Syria political settlement, 30 Nov 2015 19:44:50 GMTPARIS (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he and President Barack Obama have a shared understanding on how to move toward a political settlement in Syria, but added that incidents like the recent downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet stymie broader cooperation against extremism. undergoes elective outpatient hernia procedure, 30 Nov 2015 19:36:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders underwent an elective outpatient hernia repair procedure on Monday. Parenthood clinic damaged in hatchet attack reopens, 30 Nov 2015 19:46:01 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Planned Parenthood clinic in New Hampshire reopened Monday nearly six weeks after police say it was badly damaged by a hatchet-wielding boy. president says keep Rebel name; no ties to Confederacy, 30 Nov 2015 20:00:41 GMTCARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — UNLV President Len Jessup said the school needs to keep "Rebels" as its nickname in spite of calls for its removal, citing newly released historical research that concluded the moniker is not a reference to the Confederacy. outlines Mexico trip with four stops, including Juarez, 30 Nov 2015 19:20:01 GMTABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis says he hopes to add the key Mexico-U.S. border city of Juarez to his Mexico itinerary next year, confirming the trip will have a strong immigration theme. opposition says transitional gov't may be needed, 30 Nov 2015 20:04:06 GMTPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Eight candidates in last month's disputed presidential vote are demanding changes in Haiti's electoral council and national police department. And if that doesn't happen by next month, they are calling for a transitional government to oversee new general elections. joins IMF currency basket: Why it matters, 30 Nov 2015 19:49:15 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The addition of China's yuan to the select basket of currencies used as a yardstick by the International Monetary Fund is a sign, experts say, that the yuan may one day become as recognizable as the dollar or euro. Angeles sheriff's deputies sentenced in jail beating, 30 Nov 2015 20:03:49 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies convicted in the beating of a handcuffed jail visitor and an attempt to cover it up have been sentenced to prison. Latest: Obama, Hollande dine out in style, 30 Nov 2015 19:59:01 GMTPARIS (AP) — The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local: swirls on motive as judge seals docs in attack, 30 Nov 2015 19:13:25 GMTCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The man accused of killing three people, including a police officer, at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs lived a troubled, isolated life in the Carolinas and Colorado, but acquaintances said he never hinted that he would target the organization. predicts no gov't shutdown over Planned Parenthood, 30 Nov 2015 19:49:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A top House leader predicted Monday that Washington will avoid stumbling into a government shutdown next week over a tea party-backed drive to take away Planned Parenthood's funding.