FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:57:57 -07:00Utah zoo welcomes baby zebra; first born there since 1980shttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5ec3f1f0430408daa2de83507051845Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5ec3f1f0430408daa2de83507051845Haiti leader pleads guilty to money laundering in drug casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ccb01ad73154998be0e0e4b8a9545dfMon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ccb01ad73154998be0e0e4b8a9545dfRed Sox pitcher Barnes suspended 4 games for buzzing Machadohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed77642b29f94aad823d0689a8ea65a3Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed77642b29f94aad823d0689a8ea65a3Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c9029cb7c9740f39fddf6e25a91a5c6Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c9029cb7c9740f39fddf6e25a91a5c6Figures on government spending and debthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbbb51b6010841e997b20aeca5e115eeMon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbbb51b6010841e997b20aeca5e115eeHolocaust survivors hail Allianz golf tourney sponsor endhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f78d3c4b1ed84313b13f961994f46644Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f78d3c4b1ed84313b13f961994f46644No Shattenkirk is no problem for bigger, better Blueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adfe7456f7114b51b6877f3b4b140b55Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adfe7456f7114b51b6877f3b4b140b55AP Exclusive: Amid cuts, new Iowa building gets pricey redohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b14b0ba2163144bda9c0fb5d775364c2Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b14b0ba2163144bda9c0fb5d775364c2Lawsuit claims ex-Fox News host was harassed online by Foxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1e3c869f87b47ba8d171f0b2ffea406Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1e3c869f87b47ba8d171f0b2ffea406The Latest: Inmate seeks stay, citing attorney's plagiarismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/864bb0ece03b45a4bf4f68f7a14565dbMon, 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):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/864bb0ece03b45a4bf4f68f7a14565dbVenezuelans stage sit-in on roads to protest governmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6008c690a9674c51ac0a11a2c8312862Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6008c690a9674c51ac0a11a2c8312862Charity con man can be asked to pay restitution, court ruleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/880daf57b936492ea826619b4c241caeMon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/880daf57b936492ea826619b4c241caeCowboys honor Ware, ponder need with post-Romo future securehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b40d4ea45565477389dd600169198946Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b40d4ea45565477389dd600169198946Cement multinational CEO resigns after Syria dealshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce33104e1b7543ccbc3d31bbae83f928Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce33104e1b7543ccbc3d31bbae83f928Governor tightens regulations after boy's waterslide deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c98a4a8d8d9e405792fa2966d666d84aMon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c98a4a8d8d9e405792fa2966d666d84aIn Mexico, fears a new plant will kill wastewater farminghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a86681f30154d9883e41b6c75fa126eMon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a86681f30154d9883e41b6c75fa126eUS Holocaust Museum opens conservation and research centerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebebb5b8b6734ce68f231ceb56baac91Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebebb5b8b6734ce68f231ceb56baac91MetLife asks court to put hold on 'too big to fail' casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64709c2663e64664b50cd85bbee814f8Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64709c2663e64664b50cd85bbee814f8North Dakota governor signs bill to protect drug informantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4ae4583b6b34b8db84614c421d31141Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4ae4583b6b34b8db84614c421d31141Barta says 3 rounds of complaints led to Griesbaum's firinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72cc783ce45a4a2da9affdd2a41cdb9aMon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72cc783ce45a4a2da9affdd2a41cdb9aTrump to sign orders on oil drilling, national monumentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9057905194c4b91badfd13a65cb98e8Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9057905194c4b91badfd13a65cb98e8Athletic Director says complaints led to Iowa coach's firinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c69f407adf444591884796ad78cfb921Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c69f407adf444591884796ad78cfb921Mexico says vehicle carrying radioactive material stolenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83fe2501eb3349e39b5070edca9d15b7Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83fe2501eb3349e39b5070edca9d15b7AP NewsBreak: Illinois tech chief's memberships cost $208Khttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caf2534815a04872b3563aee19751738Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caf2534815a04872b3563aee19751738Couple charged in shooting outside Seattle right-wing eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8397ae1f9511499aac6eed186b8ea4d4Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:51:34 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday charged a couple in connection with a shooting during a demonstration over the appearance of a right-wing speaker at the University of Washington in January. Lawyers for the two said they acted in self-defense.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8397ae1f9511499aac6eed186b8ea4d4Doctors to keep George HW Bush in hospital a few more dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cf67464ff4d49428e92174cc5db17e5Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cf67464ff4d49428e92174cc5db17e5Passengers in viral airline videos have same lawyerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bbcca4c2acd4428bf49bb962416c93eMon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bbcca4c2acd4428bf49bb962416c93eFormer All-Star Delabar suspended 80 games for positive testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5ecb38f7dc44ce9b0f64567b41702b7Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5ecb38f7dc44ce9b0f64567b41702b7Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9b01e1ab6aa45af9c65a2f463699204Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9b01e1ab6aa45af9c65a2f463699204Husband: Wife's fatal stabbing near Paris was random attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9d81e4f21c04d978c5ff0909e5e4a8cMon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9d81e4f21c04d978c5ff0909e5e4a8cMan shot by Virginia officer is charged with manslaughterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bded89c79384427daeceff4ec1019564Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bded89c79384427daeceff4ec1019564Train clips mirror; driver opens door, loses it, toohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b1f0179fa354bd0a2084697f3c6490fMon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b1f0179fa354bd0a2084697f3c6490fBorder wall, health care jeopardize bill days from shutdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/859880367f254c4d8093eff6ab56c292Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/859880367f254c4d8093eff6ab56c292In call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over NKoreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d3e7c79e78e4ed0a4e4b15e1fb33cacMon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d3e7c79e78e4ed0a4e4b15e1fb33cacTennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be02c7a0333241418427c6d29f044f90Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be02c7a0333241418427c6d29f044f90Official: 'Silver lining' in hacker, foreign nation alliancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e5dced522db408894bab5c99b5f8011Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e5dced522db408894bab5c99b5f8011Florida adds prizes to boost python removals in Evergladeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbab63a18efa4dc9a234cd94c1c35d2cMon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbab63a18efa4dc9a234cd94c1c35d2cUS: Turkish man charged with serious national security crimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a815f412f468488fbe611910718ef231Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a815f412f468488fbe611910718ef231Larry Bird delivers Pacers' 2021 All-Star bid in an Indy carhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df89b6f26cb941918271664b597101edMon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df89b6f26cb941918271664b597101edPowerful 7.1 quake shakes central Chile, no damage reportedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8802087584ff4e508ddc8618291e1939Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:49:18 GMTSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck off central Chile's coast Monday evening, but there were no reports of injuries or damage and authorities ruled out the possibility of a tsunami.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8802087584ff4e508ddc8618291e1939Seafood processor, EPA settle on Alaska clean air violationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/940f09e1ad4f4837b2367a40f21e1745Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/940f09e1ad4f4837b2367a40f21e1745Black man punched by California officer files rights lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66d195e8aa3c44bf90911991c429e62cMon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66d195e8aa3c44bf90911991c429e62cNC governor's judicial pick marks small win in war with GOPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c382468105e249cb922c712e1d9b5b51Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c382468105e249cb922c712e1d9b5b51Police: 3 slain in gang-related shooting at home in Savannahhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb98ce009f944c1ca3c2c98a34241d97Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb98ce009f944c1ca3c2c98a34241d97Ivanka Trump heads to Berlin for women's conferencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c4003d6d17b4a5ba7e5ca5b74602d6cMon, 24 Apr 2017 22:49:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump's advocacy for women and girls will take her to a women's conference in Berlin Tuesday, in an international outing she hopes will build global support for investment in women's economic empowerment programs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c4003d6d17b4a5ba7e5ca5b74602d6cAaron Hernandez friends, family turn out for private funeralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/964fd5257dbc4f0789210e8a00f5c1b6Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/964fd5257dbc4f0789210e8a00f5c1b6Sharks C Thornton undergoes ACL surgery before free agencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a1d51fa5a504002a60829cd3f4a5ed5Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a1d51fa5a504002a60829cd3f4a5ed5Condemned men seek appeals even after decades behind barshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/804b26c1c7134f74965b627e42b40b33Mon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/804b26c1c7134f74965b627e42b40b33Minneapolis mayor opens up about sexual abuse as a childhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae58643cdf08433ebfa0144595cc4af6Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:52:18 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges says she was sexually abused as a child.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae58643cdf08433ebfa0144595cc4af6Bad to worse: Train clips mirror; driver opens, loses doorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6efa7521057e416998d93534b3de463aMon, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6efa7521057e416998d93534b3de463a