FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Jul 2017 11:33:09 -07:00Iran claims launch of satellite-carrying rocket into space, 27 Jul 2017 18:19:23 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket into space, the country's state media reported on Thursday, in what is likely the most significant step yet for the launch vehicle. reports more than $50m in assets, 27 Jul 2017 17:58:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci owns property and businesses worth more than $50 million. school chief ousted for handgun get $106K severance, 27 Jul 2017 17:52:02 GMTHIGH ISLAND, Texas (AP) — A Texas school superintendent who admitted leaving her loaded gun in a school vehicle has reached a separation agreement under which she will maintain her $106,000 salary through January. charged in California homeless killings unfit for trial, 27 Jul 2017 17:50:48 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego judge has ruled that a man charged with carrying out a string of deadly attacks on sleeping homeless men that terrorized the city last summer is mentally incompetent and cannot stand trial for now. immediate military transgender change, top officer says, 27 Jul 2017 17:31:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military will keep permitting its transgender members to serve openly until Defense Secretary Jim Mattis receives President Donald Trump's actual direction to change its policy and then figures out how to implement it, America's top military officer said Thursday. drought conditions in parts of US stressing crops, 27 Jul 2017 18:19:15 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Drought conditions worsened in several states over the past week from extreme heat and weeks with little rain, raising the prospect that grocery staples such as bread and beans could cost more as the region that produces those commodities is hardest hit. plane crash came 15 years after brother's air death, 27 Jul 2017 17:57:18 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah pilot killed with three others when a small plane crashed on a highway also lost a brother to an aviation accident 15 years ago, the family's Mormon bishop said. indicted in deaths of 9 people in 2 Ohio fires, 27 Jul 2017 18:04:31 GMTAKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man already charged in a blaze that killed seven people in May has been indicted on aggravated murder charges in that fire and in a second fire that killed two people on the same Ohio street last year, prosecutors said Thursday. looking for owner of 77-pound tortoise found on road, 27 Jul 2017 17:50:53 GMTMASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Police in New York are looking for the owner of a 77-pound tortoise found on the side of a road. Affleck, Matt Damon producing Showtime drama pilot, 27 Jul 2017 17:38:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Showtime says Oscar-winning filmmakers Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are re-teaming off-screen for a new one-hour drama pilot. police: Corporate manslaughter possible in tower fire, 27 Jul 2017 18:22:51 GMTLONDON (AP) — British police said Thursday they have "reasonable grounds" to suspect that local authorities may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London. it, tag it: How fans get Phish 'Baker's Dozen' doughnuts, 27 Jul 2017 17:58:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Phish's 13-show "Baker's Dozen" residency at New York's Madison Square Garden is all about the doughnuts. out with back injury; Ravens may bring in Kaepernick, 27 Jul 2017 17:57:17 GMTOWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh says Joe Flacco will miss at least the first week of training camp because of a back injury. sanctions bill exposes Trump's legislative tug of war, 27 Jul 2017 17:51:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is likely to sign a tough new sanctions bill that includes proposed measures targeting Russia — a remarkable concession that the president has yet to sell his party on his hopes for forging a warmer relationship with Moscow. FACT CHECK: Trump overstates progress at Veterans Affairs, 27 Jul 2017 17:51:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has painted a rosy picture of an improved Department of Veterans Affairs under his watch. He said in Ohio this week that VA health care now is freely available, without any of the delays of the past. Bridgewater's return: 'I know it's going to happen', 27 Jul 2017 17:42:34 GMTMANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater says he hasn't had any setbacks in his recovery from the massive injury to his left knee he suffered nearly a year ago in practice with the Minnesota Vikings. Man says he killed wife on cruise over her laughing, 27 Jul 2017 17:40:22 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Utah man killed his wife aboard an Alaska cruise and told an acquaintance who later walked into the blood-splattered cabin that he did it because she would not stop laughing at him, the FBI said in documents released Thursday. Latest: Judge questions N. Carolina redistricting pace, 27 Jul 2017 18:16:57 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a federal court hearing on when North Carolina must redraw legislative districts (all times local): shutters Shiite TV over owners ties to terror group, 27 Jul 2017 17:55:32 GMTKUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait has shuttered a private Shiite satellite television channel, saying one of its owners was involved in a terror group linked with Iran and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. power on 2 islands along North Carolina Outer Banks, 27 Jul 2017 17:07:33 GMTBUXTON, N.C. (AP) — Two islands along North Carolina's Outer Banks are completely without power, and authorities are advising residents and tourists to prepare for an extended outage. Rail lets tourists visit London's secret postal railway, 27 Jul 2017 17:53:35 GMTLONDON (AP) — London's newest tourist attraction is perfect for underground explorers. It's not ideal for the claustrophobic. parliament passes new bylaws; critics fear muzzling, 27 Jul 2017 18:10:59 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament on Thursday approved a series of contentious changes to its bylaws, which critics say aim to further curtail opposition voices. of $788B House GOP spending bill, 27 Jul 2017 17:19:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The House is debating a $788 billion spending measure that combines funding for the departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Energy, along with money for construction of three segments of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The security-focused measure is the first spending bill for the budget year that begins Oct. 1 to pass either the House or Senate. police say there are "reasonable grounds" to suspect corporate manslaughter in Grenfell Tower fire, 27 Jul 2017 17:30:23 GMTLONDON (AP) — British police say there are "reasonable grounds" to suspect corporate manslaughter in Grenfell Tower fire. turn to Wood as dominant lefty in Kershaw's absence, 27 Jul 2017 18:16:50 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — With Clayton Kershaw sidelined by injury, the Los Angeles Dodgers are in need of a dominant left-hander. US mortgage rates fall for 2nd straight week, 27 Jul 2017 17:16:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for the second week in a row, despite the Federal Reserve's efforts to lift borrowing costs. Child's body decomposing on arrival at hospital, 27 Jul 2017 17:08:08 GMTWYOMING, Mich. (AP) — The body of a 6-month-old western Michigan boy had already started to decompose by the time his mother took him to a hospital after she had basically ignored him for two days in her sweltering home with no air conditioning, according to court records. to worsen dead zones, algae blooms choking US waters, 27 Jul 2017 18:01:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A new study projects that increases in rain from global warming could further choke U.S. waterways with fertilizer runoff that trigger dead zones and massive algae blooms. ministers leave Swedish Cabinet in wake of security breach, 27 Jul 2017 17:30:14 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — In a bid to avert a government crisis, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven on Thursday reshuffled his minority Cabinet, replacing two members, after opposition parties demanded the ouster of three government ministers over one of the largest security breaches in the country's history. has travelers looking for spots where 3 states touch, 27 Jul 2017 17:38:13 GMTTHOMPSON, Conn. (AP) — Brian Butler is a tripointer. church rejects abuse claims detailed in AP stories, 27 Jul 2017 18:06:11 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — One of Word of Faith Fellowship's two churches in Brazil has rejected claims made by former members that they were subjected to physical and verbal abuse at the hands of ministers and that young congregants were sent to the mother church in North Carolina and forced to work without pay. Latest: Appeals court refuses to halt Texas execution, 27 Jul 2017 18:03:41 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the execution scheduled in Texas for a man who killed a San Antonio woman in 2004 (all times local): Clinton calling new book 'What Happened', 27 Jul 2017 18:11:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton is calling her new book "What Happened" and promising unprecedented candor as she remembers her stunning defeat last year to Donald Trump. pilot died in crash 15 years after brother's air death, 27 Jul 2017 18:13:06 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah pilot killed with three others when a small plane crashed on a highway also lost a brother to an aviation accident 15 years ago, the family's Mormon bishop said. police sued in fatal shooting of black man last year, 27 Jul 2017 17:39:29 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The fiancee of a 25-year-old black man who was fatally shot by Chicago police last year is suing the department and the two officers involved. court could speed up building of bullet train, 27 Jul 2017 17:43:06 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California Supreme Court decision Thursday could help speed up construction of a $64 billion bullet train between Los Angeles and San Francisco by allowing the project to sidestep a strict environmental law. Interior chief warns Alaska senators on health care, 27 Jul 2017 17:28:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke warned Alaska's two Republican senators of repercussions for the nation's largest state if they failed to toe the Trump administration line on health care. sells stake in Virgin Atlantic in broader tie-up, 27 Jul 2017 17:45:52 GMTLONDON (AP) — Richard Branson is selling his majority stake in Virgin Atlantic. seeks support for narrow version of "Obamacare" repeal, 27 Jul 2017 18:21:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Battered by repeated failures to repeal or replace "Obamacare," Senate GOP leaders retreated to a narrow approach Thursday that would undo just a few of the most unpopular elements of Barack Obama's law. Democrats vowed opposition as the Senate prepared for a bizarre Capitol Hill ritual, a "vote-a-rama" on amendments that promised to last into the wee hours of Friday morning. says over 200,000 have fled Syria's Raqqa since April 1, 27 Jul 2017 17:06:14 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — A senior U.N. humanitarian official says over 200,000 people in Syria have fled their homes in the area around the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa since April 1. fines Qatar after players' political support for Emir, 27 Jul 2017 17:18:30 GMTZURICH (AP) — FIFA has fined Qatar's soccer federation after national team players breached rules against political statements by displaying T-shirts of the country's Emir at a World Cup qualifier. doc 'Baltimore Rising' explores life after Freddie Gray, 27 Jul 2017 17:19:23 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The producers and participants in "Baltimore Rising" say national and local media sensationalized the protests that erupted after the death of Freddie Gray, but that their new documentary humanizes the narrative. training board won't name fund in Castile's honor, 27 Jul 2017 17:06:30 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota board that oversees police training and standards has voted against a proposal to name a new fund after a black motorist who was killed by an officer last year. dies from injuries in crash that killed mom, brothers, 27 Jul 2017 18:20:25 GMTJOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy has become the latest member of a northern Illinois family to die as a result of a traffic crash that killed his pregnant mother and two brothers. person dies after car hits pedestrians outside center, 27 Jul 2017 18:02:03 GMTALCESTER, S.D. (AP) — A third person has died of injuries suffered when an 81-year-old woman drove a car into a group of residents and an employee outside a care center in southeast South Dakota, the state Department of Public Safety said Thursday. ill Maryland woman now home from Alaska hospital, 27 Jul 2017 17:12:48 GMTBELTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Thanks to the kindness of strangers, a terminally ill woman has arrived home in Maryland from Alaska, where she was stuck in a hospital after suffering a respiratory crisis on a cruise ship. Death toll in Nigeria militant attack rises to 48, 27 Jul 2017 17:26:29 GMTMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian hospital officials say the death toll from an ambush in northeastern Nigeria has risen to 48 people. lobs grenades in already chaotic White House, 27 Jul 2017 18:15:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci went after chief of staff Reince Priebus on Thursday as a suspected "leaker" inside the West Wing in a pull-no-punches interview that laid bare the personality clashes and internal turmoil of Donald Trump's presidency. official pleads guilty in US to money laundering, 27 Jul 2017 17:23:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A wealthy former government official in Honduras has pleaded guilty in New York to laundering money for a violent drug-trafficking ring. Deputy killed woman who lunged at him with knife, 27 Jul 2017 17:23:14 GMTVERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida sheriff's deputy shot and killed a 62-year-old woman who lunged at him with a butcher knife after threatening suicide inside her home.