FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 04 Aug 2015 19:23:06 -07:00Ivory Coast convicts ex-leader's top security officers, 05 Aug 2015 00:07:35 GMTABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Ivory Coast's military court on Tuesday sentenced the former head of security for the ex-first lady to 20 years in prison for acts related to the postelection crisis in 2011. trains derail while crossing rain-flooded tracks in central India, casualties unknown, 05 Aug 2015 01:28:47 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — 2 trains derail while crossing rain-flooded tracks in central India, casualties unknown. line-up illustrates power of Fox News in GOP campaign, 05 Aug 2015 00:59:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Iowa and New Hampshire are still on the horizon — but first there's the Fox primary, and the buildup to this week's first Republican presidential debate shows that the influence of Fox News Channel on the GOP selection process is stronger than ever. least 19 killed as 2 trains derail in central India, 05 Aug 2015 02:19:27 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — A railway official says at least 19 people were killed when two trains derailed in central India after monsoon rains flooded a track. Ivory Coast Special Olympics athlete goes missing, 05 Aug 2015 01:28:07 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Another Ivory Coast Special Olympics athlete has vanished in Inglewood, hours after his teammate was found safe. archdiocese settles abuse cases for $21 million, 05 Aug 2015 01:14:31 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee said Tuesday that it will pay $21 million to more than 300 victims of clergy abuse in a settlement that would end a four-year bankruptcy proceeding. FBI accused San Francisco mayor of taking bribes, 05 Aug 2015 01:23:19 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's mayor was accused by the FBI of taking bribes in exchange for favors, attorneys for a defendant in an organized crime case centered on San Francisco's Chinatown said Tuesday. arrested after boy home alone hides in closet, calls 911, 05 Aug 2015 00:52:46 GMTSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A 12-year-old Scottsdale boy home alone hid in a closet and tried to stay calm while two men began breaking into the residence, according to 911 audio released Tuesday. algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska, 04 Aug 2015 23:52:35 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to surveyors aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel. earned over $9 million from business, speaking gigs, 05 Aug 2015 01:01:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush earned more than $9 million over the last 17 months from speaking fees and an assortment of business interests, including a health services firm in Puerto Rico and an online lending operation, according to newly released financial records. Rhimes: Killing McDreamy 'wasn't easy or fun', 05 Aug 2015 02:00:21 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Shonda Rhimes says it "wasn't easy or fun" to kill Patrick Dempsey's character off of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy." Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers, 05 Aug 2015 00:35:45 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case.'Community' booster Ken Jeong longs for movie version, 05 Aug 2015 01:58:41 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Community" cast member Ken Jeong has a new gig on ABC but he'd be glad to see the comedy stay alive. out as Tigers' president, GM; Al Avila takes over, 05 Aug 2015 00:58:19 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The end of Dave Dombrowski's tenure in Detroit came suddenly and unexpectedly — like so many of the moves he made to build the Tigers into an American League powerhouse. and Tulowitzki homer, Jays beat Twins 3-1, 05 Aug 2015 01:55:06 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki hit solo home runs, Marco Estrada pitched 6 2-3 innings to win consecutive starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Tuesday night. Slain officer was strong, but avoided confrontation, 05 Aug 2015 00:38:56 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Slain police officer Sean Bolton's physical strength and powerful, melon-sized hands served him well in tight situations, like when he subdued two suspects at one time. Still, friends say he avoided confrontation whenever possible, and dedicated his life to protecting others. homers to lift Royals to 5-1 win over Tigers, 05 Aug 2015 01:56:39 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 Tuesday night. 8 seed Svitolina survives 3-set match to advance, 05 Aug 2015 01:46:05 GMTSTANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Eighth-seeded Elina Svitolina, who reached the quarterfinals of the French Open, needed three sets to beat qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko in the first round of the Bank of the West Classic on Tuesday. likely to intervene in Palestinian terror case, 05 Aug 2015 01:02:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is moving closer to intervening in a high-stakes civil case over deadly Palestinian terror attacks as officials met Tuesday with victims' families to discuss concerns over a jury verdict worth hundreds of millions of dollars. to invest $877 million to upgrade oldest assembly plant, 04 Aug 2015 23:53:32 GMTFLINT, Michigan (AP) — General Motors says it's investing $877 million to upgrade an assembly plant in Flint. 007 actor Brosnan stopped at airport with knife, 05 Aug 2015 01:01:59 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Police say former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan has been stopped at a Vermont airport security checkpoint because of a knife he was carrying. opens last North American hard-court swing with win, 05 Aug 2015 02:19:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt's final swing through the North American hard-court circuit began with a victory Tuesday at the Citi Open. disc matches Elvis Presley with Royal Philharmonic, 05 Aug 2015 01:00:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A new CD scheduled for release in October will unite the music of Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on songs like "Burning Love" and "Love Me Tender." ends $25 limit on ATM withdrawals of cash benefits, 05 Aug 2015 00:49:03 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has eliminated a $25-a-day limit on ATM withdrawals with cash assistance cards over concerns from U.S. officials about the much-criticized part of a larger effort to ensure that poor families use their benefits for necessities and not alcohol, gambling or luxuries such as concerts or tattoos., Netanyahu make dueling appeals on Iran to US Jews, 05 Aug 2015 00:47:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made dueling appeals to the American Jewish community Tuesday as they sought to rally support for their opposing positions on the Iranian nuclear deal. homicide investigated as ritualistic killing, 05 Aug 2015 01:33:37 GMTPENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are investigating whether a triple homicide was committed as part of a ritualistic ceremony in connection with the recent blue moon. video ignites debate on school discipline, 05 Aug 2015 00:32:48 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The boy sat in a chair, the sound of his whimpering interrupted briefly by the clank of metal handcuffs closing around his arms., Cowboys seek repeat playoff run after past failures, 05 Aug 2015 00:25:09 GMTOXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Jason Witten doesn't deny that the Cowboys had a more complicated locker room with Terrell Owens in it and a different message coming from the top when Wade Phillips was the coach. nightclub shooting leaves at least 2 dead, 3 wounded, 04 Aug 2015 23:26:04 GMTTORONTO (AP) — A shooting that started at a Toronto nightclub event hosted by rapper Drake and then spilled outside onto the streets left at least two people dead and three others wounded, police said. It wasn't clear if Drake was present during the shooting. '51 percent' chance of more 'Curb Your Enthusiasm', 05 Aug 2015 01:22:08 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jeff Garlin puts the chance of new "Curb Your Enthusiasm" episodes at "51 percent." prosecutor: Video has suspects in journalist killing, 04 Aug 2015 23:37:58 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors released a surveillance video Tuesday showing suspects calmly leaving an apartment building where five people were found tortured and shot to death, including a photojournalist who had taken refuge in the capital after feeling threatened in the Mexican state he covered. airmen killed during parachute training in Florida, 05 Aug 2015 00:13:00 GMTEGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Air Force officials have released the names of two special forces airmen killed in a parachute training accident in the Florida Panhandle. handles Cardinals again, leads Reds to 3-2 win, 05 Aug 2015 01:43:21 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani handled the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight start, striking out a career-high nine, and the Cincinnati Reds turned a big first inning off John Lackey into a 3-2 victory Tuesday night. church publishes photos in push toward transparency, 05 Aug 2015 00:17:37 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church took another step toward transparency Tuesday with the first published pictures of a small sacred stone it believes founder Joseph Smith used to help translate a story that became the basis of the religion. say pieces of missing Flight 370 may still be afloat, 05 Aug 2015 01:23:10 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — If a wing fragment found in the western Indian Ocean turns out to be part of missing Flight 370, experts say, there are probably other pieces of the aircraft that floated off rather than sinking to the bottom of the ocean. Finding them remains the hard part. Louis CK shadows NY mayor on municipal business, 05 Aug 2015 01:09:13 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Louis C.K. has apparently taken an interest in municipal matters, shadowing New York City's mayor during meetings to discuss mental health initiatives and the city's finances. trains derail in central India, casualties unknown, 05 Aug 2015 02:08:53 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Two passenger trains have derailed in central India as monsoon rains flooded a track, officials said Wednesday. can go ahead with lawsuit alleging Facebook defamation, 04 Aug 2015 23:28:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A New York court has reinstated the claims of a woman who says an ex-boyfriend broke into her Facebook account and sent malicious sexual statements. Courthouse shooting suspect faced assault charge, 05 Aug 2015 00:24:47 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — The man accused in a Mississippi courthouse shooting was arrested in June on a felony charge of aggravated assault with a weapon after a fistfight, contradicting earlier statements by police that the suspect had never before been in serious trouble. Jays' Aaron Sanchez suspended 3 games, John Gibbons 1, 05 Aug 2015 00:53:12 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Toronto pitcher Aaron Sanchez was suspended for three games and manager John Gibbons for one for their roles in Sunday's brawling game between the Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals. grayer Obama celebrates 54th birthday with family, friends, 04 Aug 2015 23:32:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama may no longer have the head of dark-black hair he once had, but he's not too old for a night on the town to mark his birthday — even on a work night. official says at least 19 killed in train derailments in central India, 05 Aug 2015 02:15:04 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Railway official says at least 19 killed in train derailments in central India. country producer Billy Sherrill dies at age 78, 04 Aug 2015 23:49:35 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country record producer and songwriter Billy Sherrill, who helped create the smooth "countrypolitan" sound of the 1960s and 1970s, has died. He was 78. restored after phone outages reported in Southeast, 05 Aug 2015 02:00:40 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Phone carriers say some customers in the Southeast who experienced outages with wireless and wired service have had service restored. hit Bush after comments on funding for women's health, 05 Aug 2015 01:54:42 GMTNASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush vowed Tuesday to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood if elected to the White House, but drew immediate fire from Democrats for adding, "I'm not sure we need half a billion dollars for women's health issues." Things to Know for Wednesday, 05 Aug 2015 01:01:18 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:, media line up for dos Santos at Galaxy practice, 05 Aug 2015 01:09:06 GMTCARSON, Calif. (AP) — Some 50 fans, many wearing Giovani dos Santos' Mexican national team jersey, gathered to see the 26-year old before and after his second practice with the Galaxy on Tuesday.'s schedule depends on PGA Championship, 04 Aug 2015 23:55:52 GMTTiger Woods took a pass on playing an opposite-field event this week in Nevada, meaning his season could end next week at the PGA Championship. Texas attorney general rode tea party to power, 04 Aug 2015 23:35:20 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — That newly indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton may have broken securities law isn't news to voters who elected him: Blistering TV attack ads during the 2014 elections reminded them that the Republican had already admitted that. Latest: California wildfire 20 percent contained, 05 Aug 2015 01:40:11 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The latest on wildfires burning in California (all times local):