FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:22:09 -08:00The Latest: Trump: Pope is ill-informed on US-Mexico borderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82f417c64d9f4ca5b95a536e656cdacfThu, 11 Feb 2016 23:14:30 GMTPAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82f417c64d9f4ca5b95a536e656cdacfCourt won't postpone officers' trials in Freddie Gray casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa459c570a4c46719018f4d4a7be1cf1Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:24:33 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge is refusing to postpone the trials of three police officers in the Freddie Gray case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa459c570a4c46719018f4d4a7be1cf1Jurors in stairwell shooting trial ask to see firearm guidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f597e3341b7b4aff9ab03f0211ec56cbThu, 11 Feb 2016 21:54:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jurors deliberating the fate of a rookie New York City police officer who fatally shot an innocent man in a dark public housing stairwell have asked for white boards and the departmental firearms guide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f597e3341b7b4aff9ab03f0211ec56cbGarmin buys Maine-based GPS products company DeLormehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bab2bf9883b14dd68a2f2d381441b2a9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:58:24 GMTYARMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Swiss-based Garmin Ltd., known for its GPS technologies, is buying Maine-based DeLorme, which produces maps and hand-held satellite communications.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bab2bf9883b14dd68a2f2d381441b2a9The Latest: Ex-wife reported suspect was at restauranthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0014e676ebd4f4092cd4731462e2967Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:22:08 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a gunman fatally shooting two sheriff's deputies and being killed in a shootout (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0014e676ebd4f4092cd4731462e2967Berlin Film Festival jury questioned over diversityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3fda56680a64ca189cd25cca3014eb5Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:50:04 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Berlin International Film Festival became embroiled Thursday in the debate about diversity in the movie industry, with jury president Meryl Streep dismissing questions about the all-white panel by telling reporters that "we're all Africans, really."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3fda56680a64ca189cd25cca3014eb5Final arguments wrapped in Habre trial; verdict in Mayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3831241aa4b4584be96cf5e8ae80abbThu, 11 Feb 2016 21:27:57 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The lawyers for former Chad dictator Hissene Habre closed their final statements Thursday by dismissing the credibility of testimony and reports that placed direct blame on the leader for the deaths of thousands during his rule.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3831241aa4b4584be96cf5e8ae80abbFired Coastal Commission exec: 'Maybe I was too independent'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97e595b71a43474ead32cb62c5f77212Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:14:17 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the turmoil at the California Coastal Commission (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97e595b71a43474ead32cb62c5f77212AP Explains: Just what are Einstein's gravitational waves?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f81b32b7f32a4e4e8a3a6f7ec0c9a6f4Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:36:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers on Thursday announced that their new billion-dollar U.S. observatory has detected a gravitational wave, a phenomenon Albert Einstein predicted a century ago in his theory of general relativity. Here's what that breakthrough means.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f81b32b7f32a4e4e8a3a6f7ec0c9a6f42017 NHL draft to be held in Chicagohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/990a974fb7344b1192daa6612a816dd2Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:18:11 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The 2017 NHL draft is coming to the home of the Chicago Blackhawks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/990a974fb7344b1192daa6612a816dd2Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weekshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99d39304e0f54de4b4aa13b498739e50Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:47:18 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A utility says it has stopped the leak from a ruptured well that gushed massive amounts of natural gas near Los Angeles for 16 weeks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99d39304e0f54de4b4aa13b498739e50The Latest: Oregon refuge will be closed for several weekshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a93cef357af54221bf737a30bbd83b86Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:25:24 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a93cef357af54221bf737a30bbd83b86Cruz app data collection helps campaign read minds of votershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de5cadaba72543679a11e4b313b4a5deThu, 11 Feb 2016 21:47:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz's Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data from supporters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de5cadaba72543679a11e4b313b4a5deCleveland mayor apologizes for billing family of dead boyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/988079436c48449d84832bc0667e9f1fThu, 11 Feb 2016 21:35:56 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The mayor of Cleveland apologized Thursday to the family of Tamir Rice, a black 12-year-old boy fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer, for the city having sent the administrator of the boy's estate a "decedent's last dying expense" claim of $500 for ambulance services.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/988079436c48449d84832bc0667e9f1fNational Park Service, Google sharing US artifacts onlinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1983122b2b24fcb8ae22c0866f5510fThu, 11 Feb 2016 22:14:21 GMTTUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — The National Park Service and Google are making it easier to visit U.S. historic sites without leaving home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1983122b2b24fcb8ae22c0866f5510fA look at key players in Oregon wildlife refuge standoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec02384288714dc28dcbf8384f05bc32Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:23:57 GMTThe last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered Thursday, ending a tense standoff that began more than a month ago. The armed group seized the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Jan. 2 and demanded changes to federal land use policies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec02384288714dc28dcbf8384f05bc32Texas on verge of recommending ban on bite mark evidencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92669f005255478b8e85869bedc33f79Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:54:47 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is on the verge of becoming the first state to formally call for a ban on bite mark evidence, which could influence judges across the U.S. and whether they will accept the disputed forensic science in courtrooms.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92669f005255478b8e85869bedc33f79If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0c6c2cbebad481a9570bb359f156fa2Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:30:32 GMTFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0c6c2cbebad481a9570bb359f156fa2NY man arrested after waving gun-like object on live TVhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbada531f97c4d7d801c46c7268ced47Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:41:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a Brooklyn man caught on camera waving what appeared to be a handgun behind a television reporter during a live broadcast has been arrested.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbada531f97c4d7d801c46c7268ced47Latest: Police: Fargo officer shot during standoff dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5236d12e9a64c0cb9e5f828698f34edThu, 11 Feb 2016 22:17:32 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer during a standoff at a home in Fargo, North Dakota (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5236d12e9a64c0cb9e5f828698f34edLawsuit: Principal was warned about volunteer's behaviorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c34685206d3b44a9be9e3a11e9c201c5Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:43:40 GMTGLENARDEN, Md. (AP) — A lawsuit filed against a public school system in Maryland claims that the predatory behavior of a volunteer, who is now facing criminal charges, was known by students and teachers and even reported to the school's principal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c34685206d3b44a9be9e3a11e9c201c5Official unsure of where Iran's enriched uranium is storedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b92e30fb4d7b44d5aeba07276cba218aThu, 11 Feb 2016 22:47:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department official told lawmakers Thursday he was unsure of the precise location of tons of low-enriched uranium shipped out of Iran on a Russian vessel as part of the landmark nuclear agreement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b92e30fb4d7b44d5aeba07276cba218aFeds accuse prison guards of taking bribes, drug traffickinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc047d822b744a46b95f1abbf3f7875fThu, 11 Feb 2016 21:59:21 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Dozens of Georgia prison guards agreed to protect drug smuggling operations for a high-level trafficker, believing their status as correctional officers would protect them from a vehicle search if they were stopped by police, authorities said Thursday. In exchange, they received thousands of dollars in bribes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc047d822b744a46b95f1abbf3f7875fMyspace still exists? Yes, and now Time Inc. owns ithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9befa196d7e4e0fba491b4fbcf7c529Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:45:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Myspace still exists?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9befa196d7e4e0fba491b4fbcf7c529Boeing stock plunges on report of SEC accounting probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a74f04d0177b4640b6913e82cffe2a3fThu, 11 Feb 2016 21:23:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Shares of the Boeing Co. plummeted Thursday after a report said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the aircraft manufacturer's accounting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a74f04d0177b4640b6913e82cffe2a3fThe Latest: Police dies after gun battle in suburban Atlantahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ae1cf27c2e9448d882736d2bf936f30Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:28:31 GMTRIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a gun battle during a law enforcement operation in suburban Atlanta that killed an officer and wounded a suspect. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ae1cf27c2e9448d882736d2bf936f30Manatees flock to 72-degree springs to escape coldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf670e940b0b4d85af25bd4ae3e3ca8aThu, 11 Feb 2016 21:34:34 GMTCRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. (AP) — Like most sensible creatures, manatees — the sea cows that live in the waters around Florida — seek warmth when it's cold.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf670e940b0b4d85af25bd4ae3e3ca8aWhat We Know: Scientists find Einstein's gravity waveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b13e182a72504fc8b3949ed27df29b22Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:19:16 GMTScientists say they have finally detected gravitational waves, proving Einstein right again. Here's what we know:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b13e182a72504fc8b3949ed27df29b22What a recession does to your moneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a08a0764fb44431f92799e4a4c564c87Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:29:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — If we are indeed in the midst of a recession — and we won't know we're in one until well after it's begun — stocks likely still have a long way to go down.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a08a0764fb44431f92799e4a4c564c87Plane lands safely in Los Angeles after declaring emergencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb9cb641643848c993578f21ee237ba4Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:00:22 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — An American Airlines plane with a mechanical problem landed safely Thursday after declaring an emergency and diverting to Los Angeles International Airport.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb9cb641643848c993578f21ee237ba4US airstrikes target Islamic State in Afghanistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffc4d224197f48dc8f77db852f31f457Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:36:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has expanded its fight against the Islamic State group in Afghanistan, launching 20 airstrikes in the eastern part of the country in the last three weeks, U.S. officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffc4d224197f48dc8f77db852f31f457Bleisure: Zika casts a pall on some company getawayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd895ba83cf64a9bb5359871e84891f4Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:57:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It seemed like such a great idea: A company planned a business trip this winter to a warm place that would bring the entire staff together.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd895ba83cf64a9bb5359871e84891f4Obama plans to nominate King as education secretaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c8111d53a2d4b1ab556eee6303a1f3fThu, 11 Feb 2016 22:45:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will nominate Dr. John B. King Jr. to serve as Education Department secretary after receiving commitments from lawmakers to give his nomination speedy consideration, the White House said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c8111d53a2d4b1ab556eee6303a1f3fWater stations along Mexico border vandalized, shothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6f8dc1fd0c24664874f4538db48b72eThu, 11 Feb 2016 22:08:38 GMTTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A humanitarian group in southern Arizona says six of its eight water stations for migrants crossing the Sonoran Desert have been vandalized, including one that was shot at and had the carcass of a coyote next to it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6f8dc1fd0c24664874f4538db48b72eLast occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBIhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e695aa3997ea465f83301daab8046466Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:47:27 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national nature preserve surrendered Thursday, and a leader in their movement who organized a 2014 standoff with authorities was criminally charged in federal court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e695aa3997ea465f83301daab8046466Utility estimates Los Angeles-area gas leak will cost at least $250 million to $300 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89c009a38cac4457b861e86115c0d7c9Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:40:39 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Utility estimates Los Angeles-area gas leak will cost at least $250 million to $300 million.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89c009a38cac4457b861e86115c0d7c9Paralyzed man awarded $23 million wants apology for shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89e46877acf647f7b1c5d9f8a18e8a97Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:35:19 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 24-year-old black man awarded $23 million in a lawsuit says he forgives the sheriff's deputy who shot and paralyzed him but would like an apology.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89e46877acf647f7b1c5d9f8a18e8a97Ireland slams threats to reporters covering Dublin gang warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a23acceab93b453ea9ecf5513e8ceac4Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:23:11 GMTDUBLIN (AP) — Two reporters covering the Dublin gang war have received death threats from criminals because of their work, but they won't be deterred from exposing Ireland's underworld, the country's largest newspaper group said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a23acceab93b453ea9ecf5513e8ceac4Records detail break-in attempt by man questioned in killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3796c03136347f795875ca81dd6373fThu, 11 Feb 2016 22:06:18 GMTDENVER (AP) — Court documents show a man questioned in the killing of Colorado's prisons chief brazenly tried to break into the home of a former corrections employee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3796c03136347f795875ca81dd6373fUtility estimates LA-area gas leak to cost at least $250Mhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0fc170028834354a5bc96df58324d7eThu, 11 Feb 2016 22:53:29 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the gas leak near Los Angeles that was stopped for the first time in nearly four months (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0fc170028834354a5bc96df58324d7eNASCAR opens 2016 season without 2 of its biggest starshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5f9c86f37fb41898a11816f557557e8Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:18:21 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Gordon will be in the booth and Tony Stewart in a bed when the NASCAR season begins.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5f9c86f37fb41898a11816f557557e8Panel advances bill to require ultrasounds before abortionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab62fb6f4f674aa595c00d46c1572a5aThu, 11 Feb 2016 22:13:52 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Abortion opponents increasingly on the offensive in Kentucky's statehouse advanced legislation Thursday that would require doctors to perform ultrasounds prior to abortions and to describe what is seen to the pregnant women.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab62fb6f4f674aa595c00d46c1572a5aPolice: Suicide may be reason man shot by Florida deputyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6238aca26794cd4b635d81c1352adffThu, 11 Feb 2016 22:47:28 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A mentally troubled man fatally shot by a Florida deputy while carrying an air rifle may have been attempting to commit so-called "suicide by cop," a police detective testified Thursday at a hearing in the deputy's manslaughter case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6238aca26794cd4b635d81c1352adffFargo police say officer shot during standoff dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e3ac11623d459db072f22ee25c53c2Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:41:10 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota police officer died Thursday after being hit by a gunshot that authorities suspect was fired by a man later found dead in the home where the officer had responded to a domestic disturbance call.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e3ac11623d459db072f22ee25c53c2Christie seeks federal relief to cover $82M snowstorm costshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb3497e59e324793a7ce1ce26f6d5dbbThu, 11 Feb 2016 21:58:06 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie asked for federal disaster aid Thursday to help New Jersey pay for last month's winter storm that he was criticized for downplaying during his presidential run.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb3497e59e324793a7ce1ce26f6d5dbbEinstein's right again: Scientists detect ripples in gravityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/926f2f16e9374ddb9b07b6b8e93bd874Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:52:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — It was just a tiny, almost imperceptible "chirp," but it simultaneously opened humanity's ears to the music of the cosmos and proved Einstein right again.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/926f2f16e9374ddb9b07b6b8e93bd874US stocks slide further on global economic worrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c549564e824e410695eb01213634f8caThu, 11 Feb 2016 22:02:41 GMTJitters over the global economy and a steep drop in crude oil knocked U.S. stocks lower for the fourth day in a row Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c549564e824e410695eb01213634f8caChange would allow handguns at Tennessee legislative complexhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d9093fee30e4abe970b8d9329a80a85Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:39:03 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The leaders of the Tennessee House and Senate are moving to end a total gun ban at the legislative office complex.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d9093fee30e4abe970b8d9329a80a85Lamar Odom makes appearance at Kanye West fashion showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a9a49df996f459a9c794f857cbbff3cThu, 11 Feb 2016 21:58:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Lamar Odom made his public return at brother-in-law Kanye West's New York Fashion Week show on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a9a49df996f459a9c794f857cbbff3cAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f07d1cce80db4ebfb7f206fda967fa47Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:27:05 GMTRIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — Police: Officer dies after being shot twice during law enforcement operation in suburban Atlanta .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f07d1cce80db4ebfb7f206fda967fa47