FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 06 Oct 2015 15:32:30 -07:00New and now: best cruises, Costa Rica, Ann Arbor, truffles, 06 Oct 2015 21:05:59 GMTCRUISE CRITIC PICKS FOR BEST CRUISE LINES thinks new tire changer can give inside information, 06 Oct 2015 21:49:37 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeff Gordon believes his new front tire changer can improve his pit crew and give Hendrick Motorsports some inside information on the competition. General Assembly head among 6 held in bribery scheme, 06 Oct 2015 21:54:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A former president of the United Nations General Assembly turned the world body into a "platform for profit" by accepting over $1 million in bribes from a billionaire Chinese real estate mogul and other businesspeople to pave the way for lucrative investments, a prosecutor charged Tuesday as he said still others may be arrested. Latest: Crews work to restore city's water system, 06 Oct 2015 22:24:28 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): lifts Rutgers football player's restraining order, 06 Oct 2015 20:50:59 GMTNEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A judge has lifted a temporary restraining order filed against Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo after a woman he was accused of attacking said she didn't think it was necessary. Roku streaming TV device has 4K resolution, 06 Oct 2015 21:47:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Streaming TV device maker Roku on Tuesday unveiled a new model that offers video in Ultra HD, or 4K, resolution, matching what's available with Amazon's new Fire TV device. lawsuit: County jails people who can't pay court fines, 06 Oct 2015 22:07:49 GMTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union sued a county in Washington state Tuesday, accusing it of sending people to jail or forcing them to toil on work crews if they fail to pay their court fines — a practice that makes the poor poorer and amounts to a "modern-day debtors' prison," the organization said. fired over gorilla Facebook post plans appeal, 06 Oct 2015 22:19:41 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A white Newark, New Jersey, police lieutenant fired over a Facebook exchange that referred to the city's black mayor as a gorilla is appealing the decision and wants to return to the force. Latest: Part of I-95 reopens to local traffic, 06 Oct 2015 21:54:39 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): says she's sent her book to GOP candidates, 06 Oct 2015 22:29:27 GMTMUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has sent a copy of her most recent memoir to Republican presidential candidates after some raised questions about her record as Secretary of State. expands protein bars to main grocery aisles, 06 Oct 2015 22:17:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Protein and health bars at Wal-Mart are getting ready for prime time. John Mayer gushes about The Grateful Dead, 06 Oct 2015 21:58:55 GMTSAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Singer songwriter John Mayer is defending members of The Grateful Dead in their decision to regroup after playing what was supposed to be the band's final tour this summer. Check: GOP candidates take aim at Chicago gun laws, 06 Oct 2015 21:36:52 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The mass shooting at an Oregon community college last week thrust the debate over the nation's gun laws to the center of the presidential race. At least some of the Republicans who are running have pointed to Chicago as proof that gun control doesn't work. modest cap increase, some NHL vets turn to pro tryouts, 06 Oct 2015 21:05:59 GMTENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The locker stall belonging to Curtis Glencross was completely cleared out except for two Colorado Avalanche travel bags hanging on hooks. Angeles judge finalizes Stevie Wonder's divorce, 06 Oct 2015 21:49:37 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has finalized Stevie Wonder's divorce from fashion designer Kai Millard Morris. Highlights, 06 Oct 2015 22:14:25 GMT___ Handcuffed man dies after jumping from building, 06 Oct 2015 21:32:59 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a handcuffed man seeking to avoid arrest died after jumping from a third-floor window of a downtown Atlanta building onto the ground below. cites Warren Jeff as reason polygamy should be illegal, 06 Oct 2015 21:40:52 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah prosecutors are invoking jailed polygamous leader Warren Jeffs as proof that plural marriage should be illegal in the state as they make arguments in a case brought by the stars of reality TV show "Sister Wives." past opposition, SC delegation now seeks flood aid, 06 Oct 2015 21:44:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — South Carolina's congressional delegation is vowing to make sure the state gets federal help to recover from the historic flooding from massive rains. Scripts to cover pricey new cholesterol treatments, 06 Oct 2015 21:08:52 GMTThe nation's biggest pharmacy benefits manager has decided to cover two new drugs that lower artery-clogging cholesterol but raise concern over prices that can top $14,000 a year. badly burned after being set on fire in challenge, 06 Oct 2015 22:13:16 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 15-year-old Florida boy is recovering from burns after he asked a friend to ignite his clothes in a social media stunt called "the fire challenge." overdose suspected in death of NY doctor found in lobby, 06 Oct 2015 21:23:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Kiersten Cerveny led a quiet life in the suburbs of New York City with a dermatology practice, three lively and spirited children and a husband who shared her medical passion. inmate set for execution for killing man in $8 robbery, 06 Oct 2015 21:29:30 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate set to die Tuesday for killing another man in a Houston robbery that yielded just $8 has not had any late appeals filed on his behalf. general recommends keeping more US troops in Afghanistan, 06 Oct 2015 21:18:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan recommended on Tuesday that President Barack Obama revise his plan and keep more than 1,000 U.S. troops in the country beyond 2016, just days after a deadly U.S. airstrike "mistakenly struck" a hospital during fierce fighting in the north. set for ex-dealer, co-defendant in casino cheating case, 06 Oct 2015 21:59:22 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — An ex-casino dealer and a co-defendant each pleaded not guilty Tuesday to scamming a Las Vegas Strip casino out of more than $1 million with phantom craps bets over a two-year span. university student arrested over mac and cheese, 06 Oct 2015 21:41:41 GMTSTORRS, Conn. (AP) — A University of Connecticut student who wasn't allowed to buy macaroni and cheese with bacon and jalapeno peppers at a campus food court has gotten into a confrontation with a manager and faces criminal charges. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to have surgery on shoulder, 06 Oct 2015 21:36:21 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford plans to spend the rest of the preseason looking at different combinations while trying to adapt to the loss of forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to a right shoulder injury. rebels face a new reality amid Russian air campaign, 06 Oct 2015 21:31:31 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The U.S.-backed rebel group Tajammu Alezzah has been fighting the Syrian military outside the city of Hama for months, but a new player has joined the fray: Russian warplanes, which have repeatedly hit their front-line positions, followed by airstrikes from government planes. commerce secretary in Cuba for talks on improving trade, 06 Oct 2015 21:27:30 GMTHAVANA (AP) — The U.S. commerce secretary is in Cuba to talk about steps taken by President Barack Obama to ease the trade embargo against the communist-ruled island. the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday, 06 Oct 2015 20:55:22 GMTU.S. stocks closed mostly lower Tuesday after five straight days of gains. DuPont and energy companies rose sharply, but the overall market was weighed down by health-care stocks, especially biotechnology companies. who says he was cartel enforcer pleads guilty to murders, 06 Oct 2015 21:24:44 GMTVISALIA, Calif. (AP) — A man who says he was a cartel enforcer has pleaded guilty to 9 counts of murder in California., with limited DC lobbying footprint, braces for Congress, 06 Oct 2015 21:20:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When Volkswagen's top American executive heads to Capitol Hill this week, he probably won't be able to count on longtime allies among the lawmakers investigating the company's emissions cheating scandal. mayor announces settlement in Exelon, Pepco merger, 06 Oct 2015 21:19:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Power companies Exelon and Pepco have negotiated a settlement with District of Columbia officials on a proposed merger. arrested in connection with Sydney police worker's killing, 06 Oct 2015 21:53:45 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Police have arrested five people in a series of raids in connection with the terror-linked killing of a civilian police worker. campus police reviewing escort allegations, 06 Oct 2015 21:28:39 GMTLouisville campus police now say they are reviewing allegations that a former men's basketball staffer hired escorts to dance and have sex with recruits and players in a dormitory. California, right-to-die backers push laws elsewhere, 06 Oct 2015 21:46:25 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — It will soon be legal for the terminally ill to end their own lives in the nation's most populous state, and right-to-die advocates expect other states to follow California's example. misses Mets' workout, apologizes after late arrival, 06 Oct 2015 22:25:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Matt Harvey's first postseason is off to a horrendous start. apologizes on Howard Stern show for Sept. 11 lie, 06 Oct 2015 21:07:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Comic Steve Rannazzisi went on Howard Stern's satellite radio show Tuesday to apologize for lying about being in the World Trade Center during the Sept. 11 attacks, saying Stern's listeners "are the people I want to say I'm sorry to." of federal drug inmates set for early release, 06 Oct 2015 21:34:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of federal inmates serving sentences for drug crimes are set for early release next month under a cost-cutting measure intended to reduce the nation's prison population. Daily fantasy contests in trouble without regulation, 06 Oct 2015 21:32:05 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The incessant commercials promising big money and fun times were by themselves enough to sour millions of Americans on the idea of betting on daily fantasy sports. envoy says peace process is 'back on track' in Mali, 06 Oct 2015 21:58:10 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Mali says "the peace process is back on track" after violence in August threatened to disrupt a peace agreement between the government and separatist rebels.'s Top 10 most streamed tracks, 06 Oct 2015 21:48:38 GMTThe following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday Sept. 25 to Thursday, Oct. 1, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. Latest: Wild hog gets a helping hand during flood, 06 Oct 2015 21:18:40 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): to appeal ruling freeing 4 soldiers in army slayings, 06 Oct 2015 21:19:38 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Federal prosecutors announced they will appeal a Mexican judge's decision to dismiss criminal charges against four of seven soldiers charged in the 2014 killing of 22 gang suspects, at least 12 of whom investigators say were shot after they surrendered. begins in death of man found in Georgia jail cell, 06 Oct 2015 21:55:51 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A trial is underway for three Georgia jail employees charged in the death of a young inmate who died after being hit with a stun gun while restrained. Man at airport had 10 pounds of cocaine in food, 06 Oct 2015 21:18:31 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a 48-year-old New Jersey man returning from Peru was stopped at Newark Liberty International Airport with 10 pounds of cocaine stuffed inside food products. lawyer got letter seeking records in Texas clock case, 06 Oct 2015 21:07:49 GMTIRVING, Texas (AP) — The school district where a Muslim student was suspended for his homemade clock has called media coverage of the incident "very unbalanced" and needed permission from the boy's family to release more information. Senate panel probing VW's use of tax credits, 06 Oct 2015 22:01:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Finance Committee has opened an investigation into Volkswagen's use of a federal tax credit intended for fuel-efficient cars as the company's emissions-rigging scandal widens. to investigate for those responsible for mudslide, 06 Oct 2015 22:04:44 GMTSANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) — The warning signs were everywhere in the canyon neighborhood of Cambray on the outskirts of Guatemala City, where a mudslide buried hundreds of people last week. generation of disillusioned Palestinians drives unrest, 06 Oct 2015 22:26:13 GMTSURDA, West Bank (AP) — A new generation of angry, disillusioned Palestinians is driving the current wave of clashes with Israeli forces: Too young to remember the hardships of life during Israel's clampdown on the last major uprising, they have lost faith in statehood through negotiations, distrust their political leaders and believe Israel only understands force.