FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:23:31 -07:00Judge: Ex-sailors convicted of rape, murder are innocenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b629f96e294f45e69a5d25eabb99d102Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:47:10 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two former sailors convicted of rape and murder nearly two decades ago are innocent, a federal judge said Monday, adding the "no sane human being" could find the men guilty.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b629f96e294f45e69a5d25eabb99d102Air Force colonel who faced rape charge found dead in homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b30b820699d34db5a8d5bb501322d03cMon, 26 Sep 2016 22:46:22 GMTDENVER (AP) — A high-ranking Air Force Space Command officer who was charged with rape and other crimes was found dead in his Colorado home after civilian police received a report of a suicide, officials said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b30b820699d34db5a8d5bb501322d03cLawyer: Policeman charged in shooting of unarmed motoristhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/757d79af61624898a920a3f744be2a6bTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:19:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A police officer has been charged in the killing of an unarmed motorist during a road rage incident earlier this year while the officer was off duty, the officer's lawyer said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/757d79af61624898a920a3f744be2a6bHouston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scenehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d10935d35cc4177bac09d1ac4099ee0Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:50:28 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d10935d35cc4177bac09d1ac4099ee0Iowa State president says he will stop flying school planehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f254b730d7c4b8dab59d0a9e56a870cTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:14:41 GMTAMES, Iowa (AP) — The president of Iowa State University said Monday that he will no longer pilot a university airplane that he has used for trips that have mixed business and personal affairs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f254b730d7c4b8dab59d0a9e56a870cNorth Dakota says no Indian artifacts found at pipeline sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2223450db874f109d0fd8a08a096accTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:12:26 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota state inspection of an oil pipeline site has found no sign of the Native American artifacts or human remains that an American Indian Tribe says are present, the state's chief archaeologist said in a draft memo.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2223450db874f109d0fd8a08a096accThe Latest: Colombia, FARC rebels sign historic peace accordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7465d78a5e24401facda67cf00d7ab50Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:31:34 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7465d78a5e24401facda67cf00d7ab50Police: Bus from Yosemite going too fast before deadly crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/770fc7ac3fae46f68d7948f479ef01edMon, 26 Sep 2016 22:23:01 GMTOAKHURST, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a bus carrying students from China was going too fast around a curve when it went off the road and hit a tree near Yosemite National Park, killing a 13-year-old passenger.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/770fc7ac3fae46f68d7948f479ef01edOfficial: One-third of calls to VA suicide hotline roll overhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e87e62f401d4baa834741406987b63fMon, 26 Sep 2016 23:06:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than one-third of calls to a suicide hotline for troubled veterans are not being answered by front-line staffers because of poor work habits and other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to the hotline's former director.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e87e62f401d4baa834741406987b63fMuseum exhibition highlights beauty, importance of failurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8134fede303a41c6b483ed16c7020f6bTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:09:05 GMTANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A new exhibition at the University of Michigan highlights the beauty and importance of failure.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8134fede303a41c6b483ed16c7020f6bElderly polar bear named Tundra dies at Detroit Zoohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5504a5115a0472399e357037abc38fbMon, 26 Sep 2016 23:55:27 GMTROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — An elderly polar bear that recently came to the Detroit Zoo from its counterpart in Indianapolis has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5504a5115a0472399e357037abc38fbFamilies of missing 43 students lead march in Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab2cfabd33d04200954c2a9a5e8018d4Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:02:19 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The families of 43 missing Mexican college students led a march of unions, students and other supporters through the capital Monday to demand the young men be found on the second anniversary of their disappearance.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab2cfabd33d04200954c2a9a5e8018d4The Latest: Colombia accord signing ends with 'Ode to Peace'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc720b5a6779431ea1f8dcff49bce3f9Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:50:13 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc720b5a6779431ea1f8dcff49bce3f9Protest held in Columbus over fatal police shooting of teenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e016d8ce722c484585787b67056268a7Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:03:43 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dozens of demonstrators protesting the fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old black boy brought a city council meeting to a halt Monday in Columbus as they called for an independent investigation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e016d8ce722c484585787b67056268a7The Latest: Kaine weeps at site of Pulse nightclub shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ec3b7720ee40858edc5373b2d1c9b6Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:27:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race ahead of the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Monday at Hofstra University (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ec3b7720ee40858edc5373b2d1c9b6The Latest: Rally gathers at historically black churchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca712c4d198c45749b293f830a3e5e63Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:07:06 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca712c4d198c45749b293f830a3e5e63The Latest: Ceremony begins for Colombia peace pact signinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffddda6af8f84395b5330dcc9d51d2aeMon, 26 Sep 2016 22:17:56 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffddda6af8f84395b5330dcc9d51d2aeThe Latest: Fatal shooting expected to dominate forumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af822641dccb476dab5f365d4b35f296Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:28:21 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af822641dccb476dab5f365d4b35f296The Latest: 4-time Iditarod champ Mackey out of 2017 racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f67dee323b3f4ff490cfa872d92b6ca7Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:45:22 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey dropping out of the 2017 race (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f67dee323b3f4ff490cfa872d92b6ca7City pins hope on 10 miles of quickly erected flood barriershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/829d4d68c48c4b57966423ed5f84c58bMon, 26 Sep 2016 23:05:08 GMTCEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Facing their second-largest flood in city history, Cedar Rapids leaders and residents pinned their hopes Monday on a 10-mile system of quickly erected flood barriers to protect government buildings, homes and businesses in Iowa's second largest city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/829d4d68c48c4b57966423ed5f84c58bThe Latest: Family of bombing suspect speaks with doctorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bf8e0b1dea946579ac39511b7031828Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:53:47 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a New York-New Jersey bombing suspect (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bf8e0b1dea946579ac39511b7031828The Latest: Source says stolen gun found at police shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cb75b71860144679c2bc237eb466401Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:10:21 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cb75b71860144679c2bc237eb466401Man who pulled autistic boy's teeth out sentenced to prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a12c3625d7374acd86ea6739372eae6fMon, 26 Sep 2016 22:11:09 GMTNORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Philadelphia-area man accused of severely beating a 4-year-old autistic boy and pulling out three of his teeth has been sentenced to two to 10 years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a12c3625d7374acd86ea6739372eae6fDrone to the face doesn't stop Bone Thugs-n-Harmony showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d6c51bf417246eca2eec5e2018b5f14Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:03:12 GMTVICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The hip-hop rhythms of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are too fierce to be stopped. Even by a drone to the face.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d6c51bf417246eca2eec5e2018b5f14Feds look into sexual harassment claims at Yellowstone parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b392710532ef4245848bf9c27ca97517Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:09:06 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Government investigators were expected to visit Yellowstone National Park to look into an employee's claims of sexual exploitation of female workers and financial misconduct, park officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b392710532ef4245848bf9c27ca97517Judges delay Menendez decision pending Supreme Court appealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9105ab8a1914c9383dda17c965251a4Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:50:19 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court has delayed any court action against U.S. Sen Bob Menendez of New Jersey while he appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9105ab8a1914c9383dda17c965251a4Student shot on Michigan school bus expected to survivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7581441d3f842c680dc712d72485473Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:46:30 GMTJACKSON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old student shot in the arm on a school bus outside of a southern Michigan school is expected to survive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7581441d3f842c680dc712d72485473Pentagon chief pledges $108 billion to fix nuclear forcehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb56341c87804ffcb7475ec0d54285d3Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:36:37 GMTMINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday the Pentagon is committed to correcting decades of short-changing its nuclear force, including forging ahead with building a new generation of weapons that will cost hundreds of billions of dollars in the coming decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb56341c87804ffcb7475ec0d54285d3Yankees, Blue Jays scrap after 3 HBP in first 2 inningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee147fbec13c41aba73d50ef4d2ebd3eTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:08:06 GMTTORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees right-hander Luis Severino has been ejected after hitting Toronto's Justin Smoak with a pitch in the second inning, leading to an angry shoving match between the teams.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee147fbec13c41aba73d50ef4d2ebd3eLife-size bronze statue of Glenn Frey installed in Winslowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df5b0de2ca8f4d1abdac2588762d9104Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:23:42 GMTWINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — A life-sized bronze statue of late musician Glenn Frey (FRY) of the Eagles has been installed in the "Standing On The Corner" Park in Winslow, Arizona.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df5b0de2ca8f4d1abdac2588762d9104Al Capone letter showing his soft side sells for $62,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72bb4885d4d84e49b5eb7e7e49c3c701Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:15:14 GMTCAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — An intimate letter gangster Al Capone wrote while imprisoned at Alcatraz has sold at auction in Massachusetts for $62,500.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72bb4885d4d84e49b5eb7e7e49c3c701Sex offender selling Nazi flag is booted from county fairhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efc5366a36b44a91825f46548cd140dcMon, 26 Sep 2016 22:21:02 GMTBLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania fair vendor, who turned out to be a registered sex offender, was booted from the event after visitors complained that he was selling Nazi flags.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efc5366a36b44a91825f46548cd140dc4-time Iditarod champ Lance Mackey out of 2017 racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90cd701428bf465186e690515ac071ceMon, 26 Sep 2016 23:41:11 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Four-time Iditarod champion and cancer survivor Lance Mackey has dropped out of next year's nearly 1,000-mile race for health reasons, organizers said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90cd701428bf465186e690515ac071ceGeorgia offers changes to voter name checks targeted by suithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d854947440be4faebf0cbdd3b7106c30Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:38:11 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's top election official says he has changed a policy that a recent lawsuit said prevented tens of thousands of residents from registering to vote and violated the Voting Rights Act.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d854947440be4faebf0cbdd3b7106c30Feds find rights violation at nation's oldest public schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a29a34056a284338a8dc491014c15011Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:46:52 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Officials at the nation's first and oldest public school, Boston Latin, didn't sufficiently investigate racially charged incidents and failed to address racial hostility, a federal civil rights probe concluded on Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a29a34056a284338a8dc491014c15011Bataan Death March survivor, artist Ben Steele dies at 98http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73c040f6a3014641b714cc49aa3b1783Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:50:45 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Ben Steele's hold on his sanity as a prisoner of war after surviving the Bataan Death March relied on hidden scraps of paper, stolen pieces of charcoal and his artist's memory of scenes from his home in Montana.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73c040f6a3014641b714cc49aa3b1783Judge orders girls' bathroom access for transgender studenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2297ffc903640e58d41bb4f7b5061f2Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:21:44 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an Ohio school district's challenge to Democratic President Barack Obama's rule on transgender bathrooms.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2297ffc903640e58d41bb4f7b5061f2Mourning Marlins begin to move on without Fernandezhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d17441767ebd4b87b6cd7e9d6f6c3c77Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:31:54 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The atmosphere was funereal at Marlins Park three hours before the first pitch Monday, with players going through their pregame stretching in eerie silence, the customary hijinks and laughter sadly missing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d17441767ebd4b87b6cd7e9d6f6c3c77Colombia, FARC sign historic peace deal ending long conflicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/637f04361cf44bfbb38ad33ba8183884Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:14:32 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government and the country's largest rebel movement signed a historic peace accord Monday evening ending a half-century of combat that caused more than 220,000 deaths and made 8 million homeless.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/637f04361cf44bfbb38ad33ba8183884Fund for nightclub shooting to begin payments, $29.5M totalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8fa114cbb0a48a5a0f6196b058f1c15Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:50:04 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A fund for the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando is set to pay out about $29.5 million to 299 claimants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8fa114cbb0a48a5a0f6196b058f1c15The Latest: Yosemite park superintendent apologizes to staffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8437f68c6ae46bba8213d9d8fd4b47aMon, 26 Sep 2016 23:41:42 GMTYOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on claims of harassment by employees of the National Park Service (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8437f68c6ae46bba8213d9d8fd4b47aPair of friends piloted planes that crashed in NY, killing 3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c15ffcb849684256b802bee1c8d8a6bfTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:11:43 GMTNORTH COLLINS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say two small airplanes that collided and crashed in western New York were piloted by friends who'd taken off with four other planes for their usual weekend outing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c15ffcb849684256b802bee1c8d8a6bfColombia's government, FARC rebels sign historic peace accord to end half-century conflicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/992c2573cd5b428b9a0e8be24b9713ecMon, 26 Sep 2016 22:30:45 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's government, FARC rebels sign historic peace accord to end half-century conflict.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/992c2573cd5b428b9a0e8be24b9713ecGordon homers leading off as Marlins mourn Fernandezhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60461fcd4f014bd5b57e9e550924a451Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:17:27 GMTMIAMI (AP) — In tribute to Jose Fernandez, left-handed hitter Dee Gordon stepped to the plate as a righty to lead off the first inning of Monday's mournful game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60461fcd4f014bd5b57e9e550924a451Moderator Lester Holt under scrutiny during debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81285eda6a1d4be2a03ffb0ca882fdeaTue, 27 Sep 2016 00:16:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Everyone's aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there's a third person in the equation who faces a different pressure: Lester Holt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81285eda6a1d4be2a03ffb0ca882fdeaPassed over to play, Watson added to US team as vice captainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ffab98dc7e495f8fa87b7a6ba41943Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:44:54 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Bubba Watson will be at the Ryder Cup, even if it's not exactly the way he imagined it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ffab98dc7e495f8fa87b7a6ba41943Civil liberties organization representing bombing suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73ee7f38a8b9439aac3009e96dcfd005Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:58:32 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday began representing a man accused of setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey and injuring more than 30 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73ee7f38a8b9439aac3009e96dcfd005The Latest: Suspect was diagnosed with depression, anxietyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4dbfff1f5bf480eaf27c632f164c5c3Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:45:16 GMTMOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly mall shooting in Washington state (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4dbfff1f5bf480eaf27c632f164c5c3Carroll: Russell Wilson has MCL sprain, but "feeling great"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e65961f25d934150afca65ee1aab16f4Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:45:02 GMTRENTON, Wash. (AP) — As of Monday afternoon, Pete Carroll's expectation was that Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson will be the starter on Sunday when the Seahawks face the New York Jets despite a sprained MCL in his left knee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e65961f25d934150afca65ee1aab16f4Dallas police and fire pension in crisis, retirees concernedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fc6c89f81da48fcbe34f0aab32b9516Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:08:45 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Still recovering from the July sniper attack that left five law enforcement officers dead, the Dallas Police Department is facing a new crisis as its pension fund approaches insolvency and scores of officers, including Chief David Brown, announce unexpected retirements.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fc6c89f81da48fcbe34f0aab32b9516