FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:07:48 -07:00Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41070f904f0940de9de3d2bf26cafc3fFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:58:58 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41070f904f0940de9de3d2bf26cafc3fArbitrator rules against Bonds in collusion casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0373fe826c44367b251687aaa6890ceFri, 28 Aug 2015 03:57:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An arbitrator has ruled against Barry Bonds in a collusion case stemming from his final season in the majors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0373fe826c44367b251687aaa6890ceGuatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0858ac23b5324f8da5fff6ae03247345Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:34:44 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters marched by the thousands and the attorney general's office urged him to step down "to prevent ungovernability that could destabilize the nation."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0858ac23b5324f8da5fff6ae03247345Firefighters holding their own against giant wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/632cdee8ee604779a912d8849e7196d3Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:33:03 GMTCHELAN, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/632cdee8ee604779a912d8849e7196d3China finally gets gold when Liu Hong wins worlds 20K walkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/115d23f5eb994432bac8942bbf357d12Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:03:48 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China finally earned its first gold medal of the world championships on Friday with Liu Hong leading a 1-2 finish ahead of teammate Lu Xiuzhi in the 20-kilometer walk.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/115d23f5eb994432bac8942bbf357d12Anderson advances to Winston-Salem Open semifinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd4ae251c6b74ede9cc28cc18ef1bfefFri, 28 Aug 2015 02:56:38 GMTWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa beat eighth-seeded Borna Coric of Croatia 6-2, 7-6 (1) on Thursday night to advance to the semifinals in the Winston-Salem Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd4ae251c6b74ede9cc28cc18ef1bfefUS OPEN 2015: What to watch aside from Williams in New Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eae9a04ee7541b187ff8066d0ae25ecFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:55:00 GMTThere is no question that the most talked-about topic heading into the U.S. Open is Serena Williams' Grand Slam bid. Even if she does dominate the conversation, a certain "Big Four" of men's tennis will provide plenty to discuss, too, as usual.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eae9a04ee7541b187ff8066d0ae25ecAsian stocks rise after US data calms investor nerveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef4abe16d04c464fb68eb1f9f7a3fed2Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:14:04 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks rose Friday as upbeat U.S. economic data lifted investors' spirits following days of stomach-churning turbulence sparked by a heavy sell-off in China.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef4abe16d04c464fb68eb1f9f7a3fed2Hawaii Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96a9b7db56c4425a8fdae107a5a87180Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:39:50 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case involving building one of the world's largest telescopes on Mauna Kea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96a9b7db56c4425a8fdae107a5a87180Ag secretary promises more sage grouse spending across Westhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d15748f59414a0ca3c9b84585a08688Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:52:33 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states — regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d15748f59414a0ca3c9b84585a08688Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drughttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20fed45519f2441393052b4b6f3cef1aFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:09:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20fed45519f2441393052b4b6f3cef1aStruggling Bouchard gets help from Connors ahead of US Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/085fd5129b754e0fb7b0edd4343b2774Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:39:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard is getting a little help from Jimmy Connors ahead of the U.S. Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/085fd5129b754e0fb7b0edd4343b2774The Latest on TV shooting: AG joins hundreds for vigilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28738e1807b04e3795212367d2e2af34Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:26:14 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28738e1807b04e3795212367d2e2af34Rodon, Eaton lead White Sox past Mariners, 4-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/280b7968a187441eac5c29bdfd0bf22bFri, 28 Aug 2015 03:10:23 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodon took a shutout into the seventh inning, Adam Eaton had three hits and scored three runs, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/280b7968a187441eac5c29bdfd0bf22bFan at Phils game hurt soon after Manfred talks about safetyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70128057e8004c8184083eb2648d807dFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:55:39 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman was injured by a foul ball at a Philadelphia Phillies game Thursday night, hours after the Major League Baseball commissioner was at the stadium and spoke about increasing fan safety.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70128057e8004c8184083eb2648d807dSavannah State University on lockdown after shooting; 1 hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c0d892ac3734b3eb32042337ce71c00Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:50:09 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Savannah State University has sent out a campus alert placing the school on lockdown while SSU officers investigate a shooting incident near the Student Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c0d892ac3734b3eb32042337ce71c00Frank E. Petersen Jr., first black Marine aviator, dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df26b818abbf43cfa54b91e03fb985ecFri, 28 Aug 2015 03:10:48 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Frank E. Petersen Jr., the first black aviator and brigadier general in the Marine Corps, has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df26b818abbf43cfa54b91e03fb985ecRodon, Eaton lead White Sox pat Mariners, 4-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56e00638bf0146a29f63f2ad26145617Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:03:21 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodon took a shutout into the seventh inning, Adam Eaton had three hits and scored three runs, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56e00638bf0146a29f63f2ad26145617The Latest: Liu wins China's 1st gold of worlds in 20K walkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c81f523f2d64736aed1daa0de42c459Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:04:50 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c81f523f2d64736aed1daa0de42c459Agent says he had 'no other option' but to kill NY escapeehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/892d815347394ae2aaa0eb589651e5d8Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:57:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A border patrol agent who shot an escaped inmate who led authorities on a weekslong manhunt in upstate New York says he had "no other option" but to kill him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/892d815347394ae2aaa0eb589651e5d8The Latest: Liu and Lu lead women's 20K walk at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08335604e90d467bbbe1277864f92c7fFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:32:54 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08335604e90d467bbbe1277864f92c7fGolf Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88e27a5a60e043f0b3df1edbf93beeacFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:30:35 GMTEDISON, N.J. (AP) — The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs brought out the worst score from Jordan Spieth in three months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88e27a5a60e043f0b3df1edbf93beeacAustralian survivor of WWII 'Great Escape' dies aged 101http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f964027264149d69c572289069c724fFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:52:26 GMTPERTH, Australia (AP) — Paul Royle, an Australian pilot who took part in a mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during World War II that is remembered as The Great Escape, has died in his hometown of Perth, his son said Friday. He was 101.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f964027264149d69c572289069c724fJury wants life sentence for man who killed 5 in Denver barhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03e1de55f8af436989877be4ec35accdFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:08:18 GMTDENVER (AP) — A man convicted of stabbing five people to death at a Denver bar and setting the business on fire will not be executed and instead will serve a lifelong prison sentence, a jury decided Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03e1de55f8af436989877be4ec35accdUS OPEN 2015: Capsules on top women's playershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63342a5554b54a1c981dbdadaf6da458Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:45:34 GMTWomen to watch at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63342a5554b54a1c981dbdadaf6da458N.Korea leader dismisses top officials after standoff easeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5fe27b283a74c869cddfb1d9b436e07Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:24:52 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed several top officials in the wake of a recent standoff with South Korea, state media reported Friday, in personnel changes that suggest that Kim was holding them responsible for the confrontation that developed in a way that he did not expect.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5fe27b283a74c869cddfb1d9b436e07US OPEN 2015: Capsules on top men's playershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22c46ed1632a4675ac9c505759efa171Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:47:58 GMTMen to watch at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22c46ed1632a4675ac9c505759efa17110 Things to Know for Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75eb71992dd94f6f9f00c536576edb8aFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:59:28 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75eb71992dd94f6f9f00c536576edb8aVenezuela crackdown stuns once-welcomed Colombian migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fce6897059ba45679a3b9a675bb73296Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:44:12 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Leidy Echeverri fled the Colombian countryside six years ago with her toddler in tow after a paramilitary group threatened her husband's life. Now she's again taken her children and run, this time in the other direction, amid a Venezuelan crackdown on Colombian immigrants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fce6897059ba45679a3b9a675bb73296Lucky-loser entry Tsurenko advances in Connecticut Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a91d9d593e1d47baa3a7840a90195ea1Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:50:21 GMTNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Lucky-loser entry Lesia Tsurenko of the Ukraine beat fifth-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday in the Connecticut Open quarterfinals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a91d9d593e1d47baa3a7840a90195ea1The Latest: Women's 20K walk gets things started at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a69c203804d74c1a846cd384d71ddbaeFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:38:47 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a69c203804d74c1a846cd384d71ddbaeMurphy leads Mets to sweep of Phillies, 9-5 in 13 inningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/059a2d5da6da45d5a41cae0f44b251a3Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:55:17 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Daniel Murphy hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the 13th inning after making a spectacular defensive play to end the 10th, leading the New York Mets to their seventh straight victory, 9-5 over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/059a2d5da6da45d5a41cae0f44b251a32 rescued from The Venetian hotel-casino's canalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/856cf1ad28d94d59be4b4de5f354cbabFri, 28 Aug 2015 02:40:39 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Two men found unresponsive in The Venetian Las Vegas resort-casino's outside gondola ride canal earlier this week are no longer in critical condition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/856cf1ad28d94d59be4b4de5f354cbabPolice: Man pretended to be officer to get unprotected sexhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25088827ae154c8d8bcc732d6eaa610aFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:37:46 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a South Florida man told a prostitute that he was a police officer and that he would arrest her if she refused to have sex without a condom.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25088827ae154c8d8bcc732d6eaa610aThe Latest: Decathlete Eaton sets championship mark in 100http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24691d6c8f4642f3905f516381267036Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:40:24 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24691d6c8f4642f3905f516381267036Oriol Servia to drive Justin Wilson's No. 25 Honda in finalehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7a67e5aeb11444a8777ca06fe49607fFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:56:02 GMTSONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Wilson's race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7a67e5aeb11444a8777ca06fe49607fOn-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed angerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd669b41a0b64b3f92c9a5d95690a2a7Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:25:01 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd669b41a0b64b3f92c9a5d95690a2a7Anderson, Johnson, Herbert reach Winston-Salem semishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee9d3b6f578d4e04a7d7ce7689d66bb3Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:09:48 GMTWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa beat eighth-seeded Borna Coric of Croatia 6-2, 7-6 (1) on Thursday night to advance to the semifinals in the Winston-Salem Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee9d3b6f578d4e04a7d7ce7689d66bb3Colombia, Venezuela recall ambassadors amid disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63981d720ea042b0930a5a95213417ffFri, 28 Aug 2015 01:59:07 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela and Colombia each recalled their ambassadors for consultations on Thursday amid a dispute over the closing of a major border crossing and a weeklong crackdown on Colombian migrants and smugglers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63981d720ea042b0930a5a95213417ffDefending champion Kvitova advances in Connecticut Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c625b78359f49228979d150e37a5620Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:11:34 GMTNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Second-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic beat seventh-seeded Agnieska Radwanska of Poland 7-5, 6-4 on Thurday night to reach the Connecticut Open semifinals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c625b78359f49228979d150e37a5620Werth, Zimmerman homer as Nationals defeat Padres 4-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/520568c9cb58411fb9388b0b1e83e0ceFri, 28 Aug 2015 02:24:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman homered, and starter Joe Ross allowed only a bunt single in six innings as the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/520568c9cb58411fb9388b0b1e83e0ceWith 2 killings this week, Louisiana police deaths risinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23ed4cbf751d4703b7edd624511e6973Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:39:04 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police badges in Louisiana are banded with black ribbons more than usual this year, a grim reminder that officer deaths are on the rise with two killings just this week alone.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23ed4cbf751d4703b7edd624511e6973The Latest on TV shooting: Husband overjoyed wife is alivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/277de3baa8474855a4c1cfd895873917Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:16:36 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/277de3baa8474855a4c1cfd895873917ACLU sues to block sweeping Nevada education funding programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebd83523030645f2bd3180a5f6684378Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:54:20 GMTCARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada education funding program that's considered the nation's broadest school choice initiative attracted its first legal challenge Thursday, with three civil liberties groups saying it violates the state constitution by releasing public funds to religious schools.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebd83523030645f2bd3180a5f6684378The Latest: Eaton leads decathlon after 2 events at worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c962decad7df41c69d339e6c2a0575f8Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:29:10 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c962decad7df41c69d339e6c2a0575f8Cole gets 15th win, Pirates top Marlins 2-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d481cfce884a449ca2038d9a84052b0dFri, 28 Aug 2015 02:03:23 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d481cfce884a449ca2038d9a84052b0dJapan inflation, household spending slow in July, incomes uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9017abef8af34deb9e60538b79d64b83Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:20:27 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's inflation rate dropped to its lowest level in more than two years in July and household spending also slowed, data that likely will raise pressure on the central bank to up its barrage of monetary stimulus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9017abef8af34deb9e60538b79d64b83N. Korea leader dismisses top officials after standoff easeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7ca3af9428640ddbe17261bf66e51a4Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:11:46 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed some top officials in the wake of a recent standoff with South Korea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7ca3af9428640ddbe17261bf66e51a4TS Erika kills 4 in Dominica; takes aim at Puerto Ricohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd8d00d5dea24e8b9e0a6420c0b9024bFri, 28 Aug 2015 03:10:59 GMTROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Rescue crews fanned across Dominica late Thursday to search for missing and injured people after Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landslides and killing at least four people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd8d00d5dea24e8b9e0a6420c0b9024bTampa Bay bullpen helps end Twins' 6-game winning streakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cf478abcbbc46d48d22e7ebc29171d3Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:16:41 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Relievers Brandon Gomes, Alex Colome and Brad Boxberger combined for 4 2-3 scoreless innings and the Tampa Bay Rays ended Minnesota's six-game winning streak, beating the Twins 5-4 on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cf478abcbbc46d48d22e7ebc29171d3