FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 06 Jul 2015 15:09:02 -07:00Deadly weekend in Chicago highlights city's gang warfare, 06 Jul 2015 20:38:10 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A 7-year-old boy has become the latest reminder of Chicago's ongoing struggle to combat gun violence and the gangs that police say are responsible for so much of it.'s World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US, 06 Jul 2015 21:45:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television. Francisco status as 'sanctuary' criticized after slaying, 06 Jul 2015 21:40:26 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The killing of a woman at a sightseeing pier has brought criticism down on this liberal city because the Mexican man under arrest was in the U.S. illegally, had been deported five times and was out on the streets after San Francisco officials disregarded a request from immigration authorities to keep him locked up.'Inside Out' emerges atop 'Jurassic World' in final tally, 06 Jul 2015 21:05:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Three weeks after opening, Pixar's "Inside Out" has finally slayed the dinosaurs of "Jurassic World." closing in on Pluto hits speed bump, but recovers, 06 Jul 2015 21:41:11 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is on track to sweep past Pluto next week despite hitting a "speed bump" that temporarily halted science collection. must wait to try to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals, 06 Jul 2015 21:08:53 GMTLONDON (AP) — For two sets in Wimbledon's fourth round on Monday, defending champion Novak Djokovic was in serious trouble, unable to solve 6-foot-8 (2.03-meter) Kevin Anderson's big serve. Georgia official can set Vidalia onion packing date, 06 Jul 2015 20:56:54 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's agriculture commissioner can set a packing date for the state's famed Vidalia onions, an appeals court has ruled. Cosby admitted in 2005 to getting Quaaludes to give to women he sought sex with, 06 Jul 2015 21:20:21 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Documents: Cosby admitted in 2005 to getting Quaaludes to give to women he sought sex with. administration: Education bills lack accountability, 06 Jul 2015 21:23:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it cannot support either the Senate or the House versions of bills being considered this week to update the No Child Left Behind education law. convicted of aiding Islamic State found with box cutter, 06 Jul 2015 20:57:55 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man living at a halfway house while awaiting sentencing on a terror charge was returned to custody in April after a box cutter was found under his bed, according to a court document filed Monday. takes on Azarenka in Wimbledon quarterfinals, 06 Jul 2015 20:20:52 GMTLONDON (AP) — The last time Serena Williams played Victoria Azarenka, they exchanged angry gestures, testy words — and a pair of shorts. for missing California baby enters fifth day, 06 Jul 2015 20:20:05 GMTREDDING, Calif. (AP) — The search for a missing baby in Northern California is in its fifth day. Senate votes to take down flag; House OK still needed, 06 Jul 2015 20:31:58 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on the Statehouse grounds, though the proposal still needs approval from the state House and the governor. No suspect in disguised man's $75,000 Wal-Mart theft, 06 Jul 2015 21:01:31 GMTBRISTOW, Okla. (AP) — Investigators were working Monday to identify a man who took more than $75,000 from an Oklahoma Wal-Mart after disguising himself as an armored truck driver. Vermont swimming hole takes another life, 06 Jul 2015 21:37:54 GMTRICHMOND, Vt. (AP) — The state's beautiful but often deadly Huntington Gorge has taken another life. Was told about Indiana house explosion in advance, 06 Jul 2015 21:11:12 GMTSOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A man accused of blowing up his Indianapolis home for the insurance money, killing two neighbors and devastating a neighborhood in the process, told a former friend some days before the explosion that his house had blown up and that he wanted to buy a luxury car, the ex-friend testified Monday. Temple sees Arkansas as possible monument location, 06 Jul 2015 21:27:01 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling that will rid the Capitol grounds of a religious monument has simultaneously scuttled the plans of a group advocating for a Satanic statue there, and they now hope to enshrine the deity outside the Arkansas Statehouse. who accused orphanage founder of abuse targeted by suit, 06 Jul 2015 21:53:08 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An outspoken Roman Catholic who advocates for child sexual abuse victims has been relentless in targeting those he believes have mistreated children or covered up for abusers. A jury that was seated Monday will decide whether the combative activist went too far in a campaign against an orphanage founder in Haiti. governor calls for probe of private prison unrest, 06 Jul 2015 21:19:53 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Days of unrest at a privately run prison in Arizona became a nightmare scenario as inmates rioted, trashed housing units and injured guards, prompting the governor to order an investigation Monday into the problem at the facility. Possible aerial attack on Hammarskjold plane in 1961, 06 Jul 2015 21:08:24 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent review of new information about the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold puts to rest claims that he was assassinated after surviving the crash but provides new information about a possible aerial attack or interference. testimony wraps up in federal cyberstalking trial, 06 Jul 2015 20:43:13 GMTWILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Defense attorneys called their final witnesses Monday as the trial winds down in the federal conspiracy and cyberstalking case against the widow and children of a man who killed his ex-daughter-in-law at a Delaware courthouse. Franklin sings praises of Illinois after highway help, 06 Jul 2015 20:47:04 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Aretha Franklin's spokesman says the Queen of Soul is grateful to the state of Illinois for its help when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago. couple granted Texas marriage license after lawsuit, 06 Jul 2015 21:56:43 GMTDALLAS (AP) — A gay couple was granted a marriage license Monday shortly after filing a federal lawsuit against a county clerk in Texas who cited religious opposition when denying them a license last week. win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon, 06 Jul 2015 21:46:24 GMTLONDON (AP) — Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus — older, taller, stronger — who usually beat Serena. Idaho town threatened by fire urged to flee homes, 06 Jul 2015 21:45:45 GMTBAYVIEW, Idaho (AP) — A wildfire in northern Idaho has destroyed at least six homes and forced about 300 residents in an upscale lakeside community to evacuate as it ballooned to more than 3 square miles Monday.' REIT goes public as others consider similar moves, 06 Jul 2015 21:18:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Seritage Growth Properties, the real estate spinoff of Sears Holdings Corp., made its debut Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and estimated that it had raised about $1.6 billion from the offering. GOP Rep. Joe Heck running for Reid's US Senate seat, 06 Jul 2015 21:07:57 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Joe Heck, the newly announced Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Nevada, on Monday criticized Donald Trump's comments about Mexican immigrants, saying entire ethnic groups can't be stereotyped. Fight against IS progressing, but still a long slog, 06 Jul 2015 20:44:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday conceded difficulties in fighting "opportunistic" and "nimble" Islamic State militants, but defended progress that had been made in combating the extremists in Iraq and Syria. Trump doubles down on immigrant comments, 06 Jul 2015 21:25:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is doubling down on his description of Mexican immigrants as criminals. enjoys 1 final title celebration before leaving Canada, 06 Jul 2015 21:31:17 GMTVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women's World Cup championship trophy on her head. weekend in Chicago highlights city's gang warfare, 06 Jul 2015 21:08:32 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A 7-year-old boy who was one of seven people shot to death in Chicago over the holiday weekend was the son of a gang leader with a lengthy arrest record, and police say the man's refusal to cooperate with detectives highlights the city's ongoing challenge to curb gang-related violence. Prices for some drinks to go up by 5 to 20 cents, 06 Jul 2015 20:26:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is raising prices again starting Tuesday, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks, the company said. clerk: Let people buy marriage licenses online, 06 Jul 2015 21:58:38 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky clerk of court wants the state to issue marriage licenses online so he doesn't have to.$1.3 million settlement in infant death at military hospital, 06 Jul 2015 21:49:43 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. government is settling a medical malpractice suit involving the death of an infant at a Hawaii military hospital for $1.3 million. migrants die in truck crash in southern Mexico, 06 Jul 2015 21:54:13 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say two Central American migrants have died and a dozen more were injured when a truck carrying 41 people overturned in southern Mexico.$333K in settlements for 6 pepper-sprayed Occupy protesters, 06 Jul 2015 20:17:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The city has agreed to pay a total of $332,500 to six Occupy Wall Street protesters who said police unjustly blasted them with pepper spray in an episode that helped propel the movement into the spotlight. says she opposes boycott effort against Israel, 06 Jul 2015 21:59:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says in a letter to American Jewish organizations that she opposes a grassroots protest movement promoting boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel over policies involving the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories. plans one-on-one visit with self-proclaimed 'Mr Nobody', 06 Jul 2015 21:23:10 GMTGUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (AP) — A Spaniard by birth, the Rev. Francisco Cortes walks slowly with a cane with a built-in flashlight and admits to a lifelong weakness for cigars. pleads guilty in crash that killed mom, 3 young sons, 06 Jul 2015 20:56:41 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man accused of drag racing before a crash that killed a woman and her three young sons pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of vehicular homicide. Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal, 06 Jul 2015 21:26:03 GMTVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away. Lee wins Greenbrier Classic in 4-man playoff, 06 Jul 2015 21:00:34 GMTWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — A week ago at the Travelers Championship, Danny Lee became so disappointed with his driver that he gave it to a young fan in the middle of the final round and walked away. inmate escaped maximum-security cell through piping, 06 Jul 2015 21:43:28 GMTIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A convicted armed robber managed to escape from one of Iowa's most highly secure prison cells by sneaking through the building's piping onto the roof and guiding himself to the ground with a makeshift rope, authorities said Monday. has one-on-one visit with self-proclaimed 'Mr Nobody', 06 Jul 2015 21:57:26 GMTGUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (AP) — A Spaniard by birth, the Rev. Francisco Cortes walks slowly with a cane with a built-in flashlight and admits to a lifelong weakness for cigars. of man who died in fireworks accident says rules too lax, 06 Jul 2015 20:55:36 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The mother of a 22-year-old Maine man who tried to launch a firework off the top of his head for July Fourth and was killed instantly says she's advocating for stricter controls about who can use the explosives. bear shatters barrier at Minnesota Zoo, 06 Jul 2015 20:24:33 GMTAPPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — A grizzly bear exhibit at the Minnesota Zoo is temporarily closed after one of the bears picked up a basketball-sized rock and shattered a barrier. Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight, 06 Jul 2015 21:56:52 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life. Deaths of Maine parents, son were murder-suicide, 06 Jul 2015 21:45:30 GMTBOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Maine state police say the deaths of three members of a family were a double murder followed by a suicide. Latest: Pope Francis meets with Jesuit priest in Ecuador, 06 Jul 2015 21:39:02 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America: LA chief must take questions in fatal police shooting, 06 Jul 2015 21:44:18 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles police chief must answer questions about a high-profile officer-involved shooting of a black man last year, a federal judge ruled Monday, citing contradictions between the chief's statements and a commission's finding that the shooting wasn't justified. Republican infighting grows, donors call for calm, 06 Jul 2015 21:36:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about "Republican on Republican violence," top party donors are taking action, with one firing off a letter calling for more civility and another seeking to block businessman Donald Trump from the debate stage altogether.