FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:44:17 -08:00Man taken by crocodile while wading across Australian riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44ec29af45434545aef1fc6feb555fdaFri, 20 Jan 2017 02:54:23 GMTDARWIN, Australia (AP) — A 47-year-old man has been killed by crocodile while trying to cross a flooded river in northern Australian wilderness, police said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44ec29af45434545aef1fc6feb555fdaWall has 29 points, 13 assists as Wizards top Knicks 113-110http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/003c3924931341c4bb2e3993c5713ad3Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:25:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — John Wall had 29 points and 13 assists, scoring Washington's final four points in the last 32 seconds as the surging Wizards beat the New York Knicks 113-110 on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/003c3924931341c4bb2e3993c5713ad3The Latest: Crew enters Hawaii dome for 8-month Mars studyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87135917df9a4d55afd5ae96ced2e8b7Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:14:18 GMTThe latest on the NASA-funded experiment taking place at the University of Hawaii's HI-SEAS facility on the Big Island. All times local.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87135917df9a4d55afd5ae96ced2e8b7China's economic growth rises to 6.8 percent in last quarter of 2016; full-year growth 6.7 percent, weakest since 1990http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffad3e6471ab4017b57249549603a187Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:00:13 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth rises to 6.8 percent in last quarter of 2016; full-year growth 6.7 percent, weakest since 1990.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffad3e6471ab4017b57249549603a187The Latest: Conway to celebrate 50th birthday Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5826455e8d3c486ab4c58cea89006b5dFri, 20 Jan 2017 01:40:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5826455e8d3c486ab4c58cea89006b5dCrew enters Hawaii dome for 8-month Mars studyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4057421468eb40af94014413c4e3c4c4Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:10:32 GMTSix carefully selected scientists have entered a man-made dome on a remote Hawaii volcano as part of a human-behavior study that could help NASA as it draws up plans for sending astronauts on long missions to Mars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4057421468eb40af94014413c4e3c4c4No. 5 South Carolina women beat Mississippi 65-46http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49a4f49c076e435c9d9ca1739c07890aFri, 20 Jan 2017 03:13:00 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Mississippi coach Matt Insell took a bit of comfort in his team's latest loss to No. 5 South Carolina — that he'll never have to face senior powerhouse Alaina Coates again.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49a4f49c076e435c9d9ca1739c07890aFacebook CEO trying to buy out land near his Hawaii estatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cfd66bf7b784b7e84e5306b3b19d89aFri, 20 Jan 2017 01:50:25 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg went to court to gain ownership of isolated pockets of land tucked away within his sprawling estate in Hawaii, many of which are less than an acre and could be split between hundreds of owners in a situation unique to the islands.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cfd66bf7b784b7e84e5306b3b19d89aSenators beat inconsistent Blue Jackets 2-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c88f1ac7a33e4dba9c82257dc172bce1Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:02:02 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kyle Turris and Ryan Dzingel scored goals and Mike Condon made 42 saves to lead the Ottawa Senators past the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-0 on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c88f1ac7a33e4dba9c82257dc172bce1Phil Mickelson returns with scrambling 68 at La Quintahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2d1cb011d114fc1abc88b103dd91766Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:41:05 GMTLA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson hit his opening tee shot so poorly in morning rain and cold that he hit a provisional ball just to get in another swing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2d1cb011d114fc1abc88b103dd91766Mexican drug lord El Chapo lands in New York to face chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bea361432fc445b89c6e964e14c9d3d2Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:26:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Infamous Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who twice escaped from maximum-security prisons in his country, was extradited at the request of the United States to face drug trafficking and other charges and arrived in New York late Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bea361432fc445b89c6e964e14c9d3d2The Latest: Mexican drug lord El Chapo lands in New Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f4c548742c0453fb8103e3d679748d7Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:50:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the extradition of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States to face drug trafficking and other charges (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f4c548742c0453fb8103e3d679748d7Alaska opens trade, pipeline office in Tokyohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c885892249544e9a816fb54fe1aa36d1Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:26:18 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The state of Alaska has opened an office in Tokyo to help promote trade and advance a long hoped-for natural gas pipeline project.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c885892249544e9a816fb54fe1aa36d1Business Highlightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4225f43781f41e19b4c489e2688384eFri, 20 Jan 2017 02:19:02 GMT___http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4225f43781f41e19b4c489e2688384eAfter oath, Trump faces ambitious Day 1 to-do listhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea59c873bb194c4e9ec79295ba7aae72Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:26:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump campaigned on a detailed and extensive to-do list for his first day in office. A day before his swearing-in, his team was being coy about when and how he plans to cross items off it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea59c873bb194c4e9ec79295ba7aae72The Latest: Pence promises 'Hoosier common sense'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4486c94b16794bbebb669065490c8fa1Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:21:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4486c94b16794bbebb669065490c8fa1Navy: Wind farm opposed by GOP lawmakers won't harm radarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de73fb5689c94cedacb5fcdeee28eae1Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:43:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it disagrees with Republicans in North Carolina who claim a $400 million clean energy project slated to power data centers for Amazon.com Inc. poses a threat to national security.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de73fb5689c94cedacb5fcdeee28eae1Las Vegas Sands paying $7M to settle corrupt practices probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0b0c91dbe314b8e9a92653058ff6a77Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:44:07 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to U.S. authorities to end a more than five-year corrupt practices investigation of the firm's former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China, company and federal officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0b0c91dbe314b8e9a92653058ff6a77Trimble, 25th-ranked Terrapins outlast Iowa 84-76http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9880ec327e374bc6b5c0f07ad03a8854Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:54:32 GMTIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — With a bad loss looming, Maryland turned to its best player to maintain its unlikely lead atop the Big Ten.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9880ec327e374bc6b5c0f07ad03a8854Yellen says Fed following prudent course on rateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57330db653a34ed981303a2fc26c8223Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:44:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — While unemployment has fallen significantly and inflation is starting to tick higher, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday she does not believe that the central bank has fallen behind the curve and needs to start pushing interest rates up more quickly.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57330db653a34ed981303a2fc26c8223UN alarm that most of al-Shabab's force in Somalia are kidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0950f12f00a84bf8965a5ccee68f608cFri, 20 Jan 2017 03:19:00 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is alarmed at reports that children may constitute a large part of the force recruited and used by al-Shabab Islamic extremists in Somalia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0950f12f00a84bf8965a5ccee68f608cSeveral injured after being struck by car in Australian cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd1526da3f2d4adcae374e0533b7fd66Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:09:10 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Officials in Australia's second-largest city say several pedestrians have been injured after being struck by a car.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd1526da3f2d4adcae374e0533b7fd6610 Things to Know for Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/655a17ddf47841cb9239acc70c6bf48cFri, 20 Jan 2017 02:03:19 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/655a17ddf47841cb9239acc70c6bf48cBrown scores 29, No. 15 Duke women beat No. 17 Virginia Techhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98f92c8c16fd419db1be3cdce445c1f2Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:01:48 GMTDURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Lexie Brown was 10 of 16 from the field and scored 29 points to help No. 15 Duke beat No. 17 Virginia Tech 84-59 on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98f92c8c16fd419db1be3cdce445c1f2Jones scores 25 as No. 3 Maryland beats Michigan 83-70http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2067e0bfa5a04642a92d4eff2a93de03Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:06:16 GMTCOLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — For the better part of three quarters, Michigan was every bit as good as No. 3 Maryland.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2067e0bfa5a04642a92d4eff2a93de03The Latest: Trump says he'll win old-fashioned way' in 2020http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4fc4016eabf4cb59cde4f427e466ba5Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:04:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4fc4016eabf4cb59cde4f427e466ba5Tavares, Greiss give Weight win in Islanders debuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dba911771eb45578a399b63835da968Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:46:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — John Tavares narrowly missed out on his second hat trick in a week, Thomas Greiss got his second straight shutout and the New York Islanders beat the Dallas Stars 3-0 on Thursday night in their first game since firing longtime coach Jack Capuano.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dba911771eb45578a399b63835da968China's growth edges up but 2016 weakest year since 1990http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/453d9afc762143779a50a867f6308bd8Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:26:28 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth accelerated slightly in the final quarter of 2016, shored up by government spending and booming real estate sales, but its full-year performance still was the weakest in nearly three decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/453d9afc762143779a50a867f6308bd8Former Jets star Gastineau says he has several health issueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7112144d501f44dfa9db9e657549da2cFri, 20 Jan 2017 03:38:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Mark Gastineau is trying to help sack safety issues in football.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7112144d501f44dfa9db9e657549da2cJudge in ex-Illinois congressman's trial recuses herselfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb2b993dba9d4b4db777fba3c4a4299dFri, 20 Jan 2017 03:04:43 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A federal judge who was to preside over the corruption trial of former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock has recused herself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb2b993dba9d4b4db777fba3c4a4299dMabrey, Turner lead No. 6 Notre Dame women past BC 80-69http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a63d55b6febb4acbad333959891e9be3Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:08:51 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Marina Mabrey scored 21 points, Brianna Turner had 19 and sixth-ranked Notre Dame bounced back from a loss earlier this week with an 80-69 victory over Boston College on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a63d55b6febb4acbad333959891e9be3Dragic scores 32, Heat top Mavericks 99-95http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4456b02b05ba4cd08295ddee84e853a7Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:16:02 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Goran Dragic had 32 points, Tyler Johnson scored 10 of his 23 in the fourth quarter and the Miami Heat topped the Dallas Mavericks 99-95 on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4456b02b05ba4cd08295ddee84e853a7Dow erases gain for 2017 as stocks fall, bond yields climbhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b467b291364af09ceb616a817fc254Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:13:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average erased its gains for 2017 on Thursday as it fell for the fifth day in a row, part of a pullback for stock indexes as Treasury yields continued their upward march.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b467b291364af09ceb616a817fc254No. 7 Florida State women cruise past Syracuse, 77-58http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4af7a5e9eac4e579c766716e724619bFri, 20 Jan 2017 03:14:32 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State was done in by 3-point shooting and turnovers the last time it faced Syracuse. On Thursday night the seventh-ranked Seminoles flipped it around.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4af7a5e9eac4e579c766716e724619bBrazil judge overseeing corruption probe dies in plane crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2115b650e14248daad43f6c55c8484f4Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:51:29 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Supreme Court judge central to the huge corruption investigation roiling Brazil died in a plane crash Thursday, casting doubt over the future of a probe that has reached to the top of the political and economic elite, threatening the president himself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2115b650e14248daad43f6c55c8484f4Up to 117 civilians died in strikes during Obama presidencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c050223fbd6e4c279664ba76ea05360fFri, 20 Jan 2017 03:07:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials say as many as 117 civilians have been killed in drone and other counterterror attacks in Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere during President Barack Obama's presidency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c050223fbd6e4c279664ba76ea05360fHow major US stock market indexes fared on Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4660fe2d621b4b23968d6f91b441a123Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:17:00 GMTThe Dow Jones industrial average erased its gains for 2017 on Thursday as it fell for the fifth day in a row, part of a pullback for stock indexes. Treasury yields continued their upward march.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4660fe2d621b4b23968d6f91b441a123Samsung to announce cause of Galaxy Note 7 fire on Jan. 23http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daad6913cbe9454f97fb05785900bfe5Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:14:54 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Friday it will announce on Jan. 23 the reason why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daad6913cbe9454f97fb05785900bfe5Curry, Durant, LeBron, Irving to start NBA All-Star Gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a24c533d3674455795482d39f97f4a4cFri, 20 Jan 2017 02:25:21 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry won a tiebreaker to join Golden State teammate Kevin Durant in the lineup, while LeBron James and Kyrie Irving also gave Cleveland two starters in the NBA All-Star Game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a24c533d3674455795482d39f97f4a4cLeBron, Irving lead Cavs to 118-103 win over Sunshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4723ae48f2cd406d9b725a580881ab84Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:39:28 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 26 points, All-Star teammate LeBron James had 21 points and 15 assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers looked more like themselves at home in a 118-103 win over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4723ae48f2cd406d9b725a580881ab84'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a8aaa77b289444fb7a390c919404df6Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:09:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Miguel Ferrer, who brought stern authority to his featured role on CBS' hit "NCIS: Los Angeles" and, before that, to NBC crime drama "Crossing Jordan," has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a8aaa77b289444fb7a390c919404df6Spurs center Pau Gasol breaks finger during pregame warmupshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbb8be9e6d7a4d6197a037af657aa832Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:50:00 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs center Pau Gasol has broken his finger during pregame warmups and is not playing against the Denver Nuggets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbb8be9e6d7a4d6197a037af657aa832Okorie, No. 4 Mississippi State women top Alabama 67-54http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a76c7523e6e4688a61539f6cbb2ca89Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:26:04 GMTTUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Chinwe Okorie had 15 points and eight rebounds to help No. 4 Mississippi State remain unbeaten with a 67-54 victory over Alabama on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a76c7523e6e4688a61539f6cbb2ca89Company that HHS pick invested in faced criminal penaltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9669cb08e0474c92931138962f276b57Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:34:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A medical device company in which Rep. Tom Price purchased stock last year has faced years of legal problems and agreed this month to a $17 million Justice Department criminal penalty in a foreign bribery case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9669cb08e0474c92931138962f276b57The Latest: Sentencing reset for Alaska strip club ownerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9161b6f0601a49aaa3e83c64792ae555Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:45:05 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on sentencing of Alaska floating strip club owner in waste dumping case (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9161b6f0601a49aaa3e83c64792ae555Canadians plead guilty to violations at parks across US Westhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa5812353eb34a118d2d91f6617953a9Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:50:47 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Three Canadians will be banned from federal lands for five years after pleading guilty to walking on a sensitive hot spring in Yellowstone National Park and other crimes at parks across the Western U.S., park officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa5812353eb34a118d2d91f6617953a9Sentencing reset for Alaska strip club owner in dumping casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/322f3adbf8da4dc5bd1e118bae356fe2Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:43:49 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A sentencing hearing has been rescheduled for an Alaska man who was found guilty of illegally dumping human waste into a harbor from a converted crabbing boat he was operating as a floating strip club.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/322f3adbf8da4dc5bd1e118bae356fe2Mitchell scores 24 in win for No. 16 Ohio State womenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93e21f9d0cc04405b161d0d75eea4198Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:04:08 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored 24 points and No. 16 Ohio State held off Wisconsin to take a 70-61 victory on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93e21f9d0cc04405b161d0d75eea4198The Latest: Vandeweghe 1st player through to 4th roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8cb0fe63bcb4cb49d244a3cc3ec536aFri, 20 Jan 2017 03:00:40 GMTMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest from the Australian Open on Friday (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8cb0fe63bcb4cb49d244a3cc3ec536aScientists will live in a dome for 8 months to simulate Marshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e6c123773df4b27aece55149d231818Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:11:38 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Six carefully selected scientists have entered a man-made dome on a remote Hawaii volcano as part of a human-behavior study that could help NASA as it draws up plans for sending astronauts on long missions to Mars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e6c123773df4b27aece55149d231818