FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 03 Aug 2015 12:10:49 -07:00CDC head says Sierra Leone in strong place with Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07033a011f92446c88cbc08fc44dce12Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:25:24 GMTFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone is in a stronger place than it was six months ago to fight Ebola, but the new challenge is to get to zero cases, the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday during a visit, as new cases emerged in the city and in an area that had not seen the deadly virus for months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07033a011f92446c88cbc08fc44dce12AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless discounthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c78c4ec5a46d430b9a3a10ae632bbe57Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:05:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — AT&T customers will save $10 a month and get a single bill for their TV and wireless services under a new package the company is offering after its $48.5 billion purchase of satellite TV company DirecTV 10 days ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c78c4ec5a46d430b9a3a10ae632bbe57Senate voting on Planned Parenthood, prelude to fall battlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43b4c7a2eeea45b7a5a3fb3dd54df4aaMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:48:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate appeared likely to reject a Republican effort to halt federal funds to Planned Parenthood on Monday. But it was just a prelude to a fall faceoff with higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that could reverberate into next year's presidential and congressional elections.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43b4c7a2eeea45b7a5a3fb3dd54df4aaLukoil managers charged for money $1.95 bln launderinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28a6e33786b2403ba2ecc6927a23c29eMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:50:55 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities have charged Russian oil producer Lukoil with complicity in money laundering worth 1.77 billion euros ($1.95 billion).http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28a6e33786b2403ba2ecc6927a23c29eSoldiers in Hungary begin building fence to stop migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28038c96a9a646d3b1989c87ab0d183bMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:48:23 GMTASOTTHALOM, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian soldiers started building a fence Monday on the border with Serbia, an effort meant to stop the rising flow of migrants trying to enter the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28038c96a9a646d3b1989c87ab0d183bBurundi rights activist shot and wounded in the capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd53f909836b4087be323d5b268aeddbMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:46:18 GMTBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — A leading rights activist in Burundi was shot and wounded late Monday by unknown assailants in the capital, Bujumbura, a civic leader said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd53f909836b4087be323d5b268aeddbSheriff: Man fatally shoots defendant waiting at courthousehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2d01020e1e94472a08c4e256165c398Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:16:33 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man fatally shot a defendant waiting outside a county courthouse in a historic Mississippi town Monday morning, and a suspect is in custody, according to law enforcement officials.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2d01020e1e94472a08c4e256165c398Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advanceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5b23cbef87744819cdd8f11e79ba39fMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:41:45 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James Holmes, finding his defense failed to persuade them to show him mercy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5b23cbef87744819cdd8f11e79ba39fProsecutor: Police officers unlawfully opened fire in deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/107fbc3c9fe04a2e8a3336e341f1a18dMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:25:49 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A "paramilitary response" by police in New Mexico unnecessarily escalated an encounter last year that ended when two officers unlawfully opened fire and killed a homeless man despite signs that he wanted to surrender, a special prosecutor said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/107fbc3c9fe04a2e8a3336e341f1a18dFamily of woman sent home during heart attack gets $275,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44368da0f4d6429f9342e32aeba325b2Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:28:39 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Relatives of an Ohio woman who died after being sent home from a hospital while having a heart attack have reached a $275,000 settlement with the facility.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44368da0f4d6429f9342e32aeba325b2Man shot to death awaiting court appearance in Mississippihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/102e354f56594dedaef81e7f47c60836Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:54:18 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man got out of his pickup, walked up to the defendant in a drug-dealing case and fatally shot him in the chest, then set down his gun and surrendered as deputies confronted him outside a Mississippi courthouse Monday morning, law enforcement officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/102e354f56594dedaef81e7f47c60836Prosecutor: Tipster wrote sexual letters to Aaron Hernandezhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d902b14df0245b7ba7b52a2d942ce1bMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:50:47 GMTFALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — An anonymous tipster who raised questions about a juror in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez had a sexually explicit relationship with him, a prosecutor said in a filing released Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d902b14df0245b7ba7b52a2d942ce1bThe Latest: Officials identify courthouse shooting suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc7398f3c2be40be8df4638503e4fd6cMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:10:51 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — The latest on a fatal shooting outside a Mississippi courthouse (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc7398f3c2be40be8df4638503e4fd6cJury in Colorado theater shooting declines to rule out death penalty as sentencing advanceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdffc4f2953c42488d9e3e8d1519957cMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:40:07 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jury in Colorado theater shooting declines to rule out death penalty as sentencing advances .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdffc4f2953c42488d9e3e8d1519957cWho wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74d8947176bf44ab8aae87b88da5703cMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:12:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting states more time and broader options to comply.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74d8947176bf44ab8aae87b88da5703cCreators of destroyed hitchhiking robot mull rebuildhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf845f2d65924f9eb20a685021a7e98dMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:18:16 GMTTORONTO (AP) — The Canadian talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot that met its untimely end in the United States over the weekend might be given another chance at life.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf845f2d65924f9eb20a685021a7e98dAndy Murray returns to DC tournament for 1st time since 2006http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08bc1107235b41c1aafcd2fdb49f557bMon, 03 Aug 2015 19:06:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Andy Murray is back on hard courts for the first time in four months — and back at the Citi Open for the first time in nine years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08bc1107235b41c1aafcd2fdb49f557bMan pleads guilty to killing 10-year-old son found in riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e92e265d010a409086e4a7e99f61c1ffMon, 03 Aug 2015 19:01:56 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota father charged with killing his 10-year-old son and throwing the boy in the river has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e92e265d010a409086e4a7e99f61c1ffCranes fall on houses in Netherlands, 1 man rescuedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e8d11f021c64d6baf22ea9cd3660c60Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:01:23 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — Rescuers pulled a survivor from under the wreckage of apartments and shops flattened on Monday shortly after two cranes being used in the restoration of a bridge in a central Dutch city toppled onto a row of buildings, a fire department spokesman said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e8d11f021c64d6baf22ea9cd3660c60Former Afghan warlord says Taliban weaker amid infightinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07f9301ec10945bcb0581b85e2f2110dMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:34:59 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The confirmed death of the Taliban's reclusive leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has weakened the movement, giving Kabul an opportunity to step up the battle against the insurgency, an Afghan governor and one of the country's most powerful former warlords said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07f9301ec10945bcb0581b85e2f2110dThe Latest: Holmes jury declines to rule out death penaltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4683edf162fa4d9aba669a9e2bb96681Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:41:15 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4683edf162fa4d9aba669a9e2bb96681House GOP says it has the votes to disapprove of Iran dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bc80dd9b04b413f92625fb808be66e7Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:31:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans said Monday that they have the GOP votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped up their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bc80dd9b04b413f92625fb808be66e7Mali: 10 soldiers killed in attack on army camp in northhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e6485e46b6a49e28e9e85c3ff3f5ecdMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:39:05 GMTBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Armed men staged an attack on an army post in a northern Mali village early Monday, killing at least 10 soldiers, a resident said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e6485e46b6a49e28e9e85c3ff3f5ecd2 men on trial in Germany accused of joining Islamic Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a39f55e61fb47c0b49d35378025a1c9Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:20:16 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A German court on Monday began hearing the case against two men accused of joining the Islamic State group, with one of the defendants saying before the trial that he would reveal details about the inner workings of the organization.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a39f55e61fb47c0b49d35378025a1c9Guillermo downgraded to tropical storm as it heads to Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcbd664650144c00be36741799ec8605Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:31:39 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo was downgraded to a tropical storm as it continued its course toward the Hawaiian Islands.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcbd664650144c00be36741799ec8605Brian Williams still weeks away from reappearing at MSNBChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/606be318980d4af6b783b54450faa021Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:56:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Next week marks the end of Brian Williams' six-month suspension from NBC News for exaggerating his role in news stories, but he isn't expected back on the air in his new job at MSNBC for at least another month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/606be318980d4af6b783b54450faa021Venezuela prevents opposition leader from runninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8718a12e027e4b0a9d2b346582f40e28Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:04:23 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan election officials rejected a high-profile opposition leader's attempt to register as a candidate Monday for upcoming congressional elections.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8718a12e027e4b0a9d2b346582f40e28Texas' attorney general charged with securities fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/968ab05f1cc54b26962cb6beef2d90c9Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:57:36 GMTMcKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was booked Monday on securities fraud charges accusing him of misleading investors in a tech startup, including a state lawmaker, before he took office in January.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/968ab05f1cc54b26962cb6beef2d90c9GOP face off in early-state forum is also a debate previewhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/727b5a062d63457ba02d2fa48fbe9bb1Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:39:25 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faces off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/727b5a062d63457ba02d2fa48fbe9bb1Suspect in blast near NAACP office pleads guilty to arsonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b46f2a2f5ec450783aca572cc5a543cMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:51:16 GMTCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A man accused of setting off a small explosion near the NAACP office in Colorado Springs pleaded guilty Monday to arson and other charges under a plea deal with prosecutors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b46f2a2f5ec450783aca572cc5a543cTreasury sanctions Syrian government's energy networkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/995f51728fae4edab830914a41f828c8Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:07:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department is targeting 11 companies and individuals suspected of providing energy products the Syrian government of Bashar Assad (bah-SHAR' AH'-sahd) is using in the conflict there.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/995f51728fae4edab830914a41f828c8Blue Jays, Royals escalate feud by trading barbs on Twitterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2e345a188424654bd4c3e8470678d87Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:35:54 GMTTORONTO (AP) — The Royals and Blue Jays have moved on: After an exchange of hit batters, they're now trading barbs on Twitter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2e345a188424654bd4c3e8470678d87Amazon drama 'Hand of God' is actors' delight, stars sayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ff4f7d91418489ea6f41c2fee7872e1Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:40:25 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Ron Perlman is reveling in his role in Amazon's "The Hand of God" and the expanding TV world.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ff4f7d91418489ea6f41c2fee7872e1Carol Brown Janeway, award-winning editor, dead at 71http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b570a7a11ed1410092aaba348c531ed7Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:30:03 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Carol Brown Janeway, a prize-winning editor, executive and translator for Alfred A. Knopf whose authors ranged from biologist E.O. Wilson to Nobel Prize-winning fiction writer Imre Kertesz, has died, Knopf said Monday. She was 71.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b570a7a11ed1410092aaba348c531ed7Indiana medical software company hack affected 3.9M peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c858115f98d432db404b8249c151abcMon, 03 Aug 2015 19:07:55 GMTFORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana medical software company has reported the private information of 3.9 million people nationwide was exposed when its networks were hacked earlier this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c858115f98d432db404b8249c151abcSpecial Olympics athlete vanishes after another found safehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9bd85456730416e84a0c6e2e513ef8dMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:46:44 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A teenage Special Olympics athlete vanished from Los Angeles International Airport early Monday, just hours after another missing competitor turned up safe 350 miles away in Northern California.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9bd85456730416e84a0c6e2e513ef8dParty on, Abe: Illinois named top party school in the UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d9cf3173d9849cd89f1d6851dc8ce6cMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:24:50 GMTCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and Yelp.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d9cf3173d9849cd89f1d6851dc8ce6cFDA clears first 3-D printed prescription drughttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9faa75223f184a68bf6899d8c305b733Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:00:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug made through 3-D printing: a dissolvable tablet that treats seizures.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9faa75223f184a68bf6899d8c305b733Proposal: Families of Newtown victims would split $1.5Mhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0801d7d1a94a4b52a8128115f4442a26Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:27:05 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The families of more than a dozen victims of the Newtown school shooting rampage would split $1.5 million under proposed settlements of lawsuits against the estate of the gunman's mother.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0801d7d1a94a4b52a8128115f4442a26Holmes jury decides whether to keep execution as an optionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10309633060647b0ac040e31f8e83dd8Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:21:38 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial reached a decision Monday on whether to keep the death penalty as an option for gunman James Holmes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10309633060647b0ac040e31f8e83dd8The Latest: Theater shooting victim families await decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd2748cfb7c44a2aba8550d62e4fb8eaMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:13:43 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd2748cfb7c44a2aba8550d62e4fb8eaOil prices down amid rising rig count, soft US economic datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19ccc47bb8004246859c849af667a1f2Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:12:11 GMTThe price of oil slid Monday as traders braced for softer demand amid an increase in the number of active rigs and weak U.S. economic reports on construction spending and manufacturing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19ccc47bb8004246859c849af667a1f2Obama heralds impact of power plant regulationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1b422b88936432f837848423bdc4971Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:27:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his new power plant regulations are "the single most important step" America has ever taken in the fight against climate change.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1b422b88936432f837848423bdc4971Obama heralds impact of power plant greenhouse gas limitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d152ca9abccc467bbdfd34acdcf7f5daMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:41:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, as he warned anew that climate change will threaten future generations if left unchecked.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d152ca9abccc467bbdfd34acdcf7f5daReport: US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccda6eaf45da4fd2a4ea87d54244f5b8Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:56:28 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccda6eaf45da4fd2a4ea87d54244f5b8'Dungeons & Dragons' feature in development at Warner Bros.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ac71be86e0a46e1819f1699626927d2Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:33:34 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Dungeons & Dragons is coming to the big screen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ac71be86e0a46e1819f1699626927d2Gulf Arabs welcome Iran nuke deal but seek further assurancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d4c67cd702f40b3bdde06a3ad31da6fMon, 03 Aug 2015 18:58:50 GMTDOHA, Qatar (AP) — Gulf Arab states on Monday welcomed the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran and world powers but said they would like further assurances that the U.S. would help them counter increasing Iranian assertiveness in the region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d4c67cd702f40b3bdde06a3ad31da6fIran's Ahmadinejad seeks political comebackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fef28774497b4e27a1db0cfa825c9be9Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:54:46 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has launched a political campaign ahead of February's parliamentary elections in what could prove a challenge to the moderates behind a landmark nuclear agreement reached last month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fef28774497b4e27a1db0cfa825c9be9The Latest: Police: Suspect's mother was shot 2 days earlierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13a9c4119a404da5b5cd9c5718f60388Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:31:59 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — The latest on a fatal shooting outside a Mississippi courthouse (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13a9c4119a404da5b5cd9c5718f60388Boston Symphony Orchestra extends music director's contracthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fdff5f839924e3ab1e05a0b21cbca32Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:59:02 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra said Monday it was extending the contract of Andris Nelsons, who last year became the orchestra's youngest conductor in a century.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fdff5f839924e3ab1e05a0b21cbca32