FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 02 Sep 2015 14:46:46 -07:00Latest on US Open: Williams pulls out rough 1st set, 02 Sep 2015 20:49:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): regulators boost oversight of Massachusetts plant, 02 Sep 2015 20:43:35 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Federal inspectors said Wednesday they're increasing their oversight of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in the wake of a shutdown during a winter storm. markets rebound a day after big plunge, 02 Sep 2015 20:31:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday, recovering a significant portion of their losses from the day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by more signs of slowing growth in China. chief accuses boycotters of anti-Semitism, 02 Sep 2015 21:33:19 GMTIDAN HANEGEV INDUSTRIAL PARK, Israel (AP) — The chief executive of SodaStream, the beverage maker that is shuttering its West Bank factory in the face of international boycott calls, accused his company's critics Wednesday of anti-Semitism and hurting the interests of the Palestinian workers they claim to protect. want son with Down syndrome to attend local school, 02 Sep 2015 20:41:04 GMTWESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — The parents of a 12-year-old New York boy with Down syndrome are going to federal court to try to force their school district to provide him a local education in a case that experts say happens frequently across the country. chaotic year, New Jersey superintendent praised, 02 Sep 2015 20:42:32 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A year after a schools opening marked by protest and boycott, critics of the policies of the new superintendent in New Jersey's largest city said they're willing to give him a chance. sues feds over safety of nuclear waste tanks, 02 Sep 2015 20:59:16 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is suing the federal government again over cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation — this time over the danger posed to workers by vapor releases from underground waste-storage tanks.'s president acknowledges distrust, fear, 02 Sep 2015 21:29:57 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto acknowledged Wednesday that the country's crime, corruption and economic troubles have caused distrust and anger among Mexicans. sighting! Maine police say Bigfoot artist nabbed, 02 Sep 2015 20:03:02 GMTKENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — Authorities have nabbed a man who's accused of spray-painting images of Sasquatch on public property in Kennebunk, Maine. orders California firm to stop tapping Sierra springs, 02 Sep 2015 20:16:17 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Regulators have ordered a company to stop tapping Sierra Nevada spring water during the California drought. on US Open: Mattek-Sands upsets Vandeweghe, 02 Sep 2015 20:40:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): of eroding village welcome Obama's attention, 02 Sep 2015 21:21:16 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents of one of Alaska's most eroded villages are thankful for President Barack Obama's attention to their plight during his visit to the state this week, saying they hope it will help them secure funding to build an evacuation road to drier ground. Latest: 6 Baltimore officers to be tried separately, 02 Sep 2015 20:38:08 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury in custody (all times local): Security Council addressing Europe's migrant crisis, 02 Sep 2015 20:56:30 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia says the United Nations Security Council is discussing a draft resolution to address Europe's migrant crisis, likely by authorizing the inspection of suspected migrant ships., Prado help Marlins top Braves 7-3 in 3-game sweep, 02 Sep 2015 20:56:52 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Marcell Ozuna hit a two-run homer, Martin Prado and Jeff Mathis each had two RBIs and the Miami Marlins beat the reeling Atlanta Braves 7-3 to finish a three-game sweep on Wednesday. 900,000 vets may have pending health care requests, 02 Sep 2015 20:18:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 900,000 military veterans have officially pending applications for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the department's inspector general said Wednesday, but "serious" problems with enrollment data make it impossible to determine how many veterans were actively seeking VA health care. convicted brothers each get $750,000 in compensation, 02 Sep 2015 20:07:36 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When two brothers were released after three decades of wrongful imprisonment, they struggled to adapt to an outside world neither had experienced since they were teenagers. The older one has managed to adjust and keep his "head up high," but the younger one, according to his family, is a broken man. House welcomes Senate support of Iran nuclear deal, 02 Sep 2015 20:21:29 GMTABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — The White House says it's encouraged that more than a third of the Senate has announced support for the nuclear deal with Iran. allege bogus tire claims by NASA contractors, 02 Sep 2015 21:32:46 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two NASA contractors in Florida committed fraud by submitting hundreds of thousands of dollars in fake claims for car tires. to celebrate NASCAR's history at Darlington Raceway, 02 Sep 2015 20:03:41 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The return of the Southern 500 to Labor Day weekend will be marked by a throwback celebration at Darlington Raceway that will include everything from the retro paint schemes on the track to the actual broadcast booth. Governor Malloy photobombed by beluga whale, 02 Sep 2015 20:56:31 GMTMYSTIC, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has found himself upstaged by a beluga whale during a tourism news conference at the Mystic Aquarium. on US Open: Serena Williams' Grand Slam bid moves on, 02 Sep 2015 21:08:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): fines owner of California spring water firm, 02 Sep 2015 20:37:19 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Armed with evidence captured by surveillance cameras, California regulators have ordered a business to stop tapping Sierra Nevada spring water that is then bottled and sold in stores. clerk's defiance is a test for GOP rivals, 02 Sep 2015 20:08:45 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The Kentucky clerk who is defying a federal court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is putting Republican presidential contenders on the spot as they try to mollify social conservatives without alienating the majority of Americans who support gay marriage. dead in Jersey shore house fire that may be murder-suicide, 02 Sep 2015 20:57:37 GMTLONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities responding to a report of a house fire on the Jersey shore found a family of four mortally wounded inside a bedroom, and investigators believe they might be victims of a murder-suicide, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Gibney presents Steve Jobs' darker side in new docu, 02 Sep 2015 20:14:38 GMTWas Steve Jobs a brilliant visionary whose singular mind, capable of blending art, technology and commerce as never before, inspired the world to "think different" and changed the way we live? Lawyer says deputies didn't need to kill Texas man, 02 Sep 2015 21:21:34 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — The latest on Texas sheriff's deputies' fatal shooting of a man whose arms were raised. All times are local. built for Pope Francis for his Mass in NYC is unveiled, 02 Sep 2015 21:14:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A wooden chair that will be used by Pope Francis when he celebrates Mass at Madison Square Garden was unveiled Wednesday, with church officials saying its simple design reflects the pontiff's wishes. Latest: Clerk says she is unable to follow judge's order, 02 Sep 2015 21:03:51 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The latest on a county clerk in Kentucky who has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licenses (all times local): ranking, early opener push No. 2 TCU past 2014 snub, 02 Sep 2015 20:37:42 GMTTrevone Boykin and his buddies at TCU have grown tired of hearing about last season, when the Horned Frogs shared the Big 12 title but were left out of the first College Football Playoff. America's tallest mountain gets new name _ and height, 02 Sep 2015 20:18:33 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — North America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation. cinema: 'Everest' kicks off Venice Film Festival, 02 Sep 2015 20:03:33 GMTVENICE, Italy (AP) — Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke lead the cast but the mountain is the star of "Everest," a high-altitude thriller that opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday. Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84, 02 Sep 2015 21:12:56 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," died of Parkinson's disease in Los Angeles on Sept. 1. He was 84. to moving Rio Olympic venues? 1,400 silent athletes, 02 Sep 2015 20:57:00 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Olympic organizers have agreed to test for viruses in Rio's sewage-filled waters.' disease cases rise at Illinois veterans home, 02 Sep 2015 20:47:52 GMTThe death toll from a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a western Illinois veterans home has climbed to seven, and the state's public health director has warned that more fatalities could occur. touts end to oil-export ban, bemoans EPA in Oklahoma, 02 Sep 2015 20:26:29 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says the U.S. should end its ban on crude-oil exports and reduce stifling federal regulations on the energy industry, which he says is central to the nation's economic prosperity., back in the crosshairs, defends 'Concussion', 02 Sep 2015 20:24:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a year after the devastating hacking attack that leaked thousands of emails, Sony Pictures Entertainment again finds itself trying to justify its own inner dealings, this time over the upcoming Will Smith film about head trauma and the NFL, "Concussion." portrays teen as deeply troubled at murder trial, 02 Sep 2015 21:07:43 GMTGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The stepfather of a 13-year-old boy who killed another boy at a park said Wednesday that he beat the teen with a belt, testimony that was intended to reinforce an insanity defense during the murder trial. of Arizona police officer whipping dog prompts probe, 02 Sep 2015 21:06:42 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A suburban Phoenix police officer is being investigated after a video posted online purportedly shows him whipping and kicking a police dog. more police getting killed? A look at officer deaths, 02 Sep 2015 21:30:53 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community where the 52-year-old officer worked. A look at some of the latest slayings and data on other officer killings: return looms large over Michigan-Utah season opener, 02 Sep 2015 20:58:40 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After eight months of living in the spotlight as college football's latest rock star, Jim Harbaugh is ready to move past the hype and get gritty on the football field. power outages hit home for Phoenix residents, 02 Sep 2015 21:34:42 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A savage storm with wind, rain and lightning that damaged buildings, knocked down trees, utility poles and power lines added up to sweaty predicaments for many Phoenix residents. Texas man killed by deputies appeared to hold knife, 02 Sep 2015 21:29:46 GMTDALLAS (AP) — A second video that captured Texas deputies fatally shooting a man whose hands were raised appears to show that he was holding a knife, a sheriff said Wednesday, declining to release the video because the investigation is ongoing. mine spill prompts changes in warning system, 02 Sep 2015 21:21:18 GMTDENVER (AP) — A massive wastewater spill from an old gold mine in Colorado has prompted state officials to expand the list of downstream users they will warn after such accidents. OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old's parents, 02 Sep 2015 21:17:52 GMTDOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge has cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to receive gender-reassignment surgery opposed by her parents. sticks not allowed at pope's Philadelphia events, 02 Sep 2015 20:17:04 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — If you want to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia later this month, you'll have to leave your selfie stick at home. defends Taylor Swift's music video of whitewashing, 02 Sep 2015 20:23:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The director of Taylor Swift's new music video is defending the singer after some claimed she whitewashed her video based in Africa. and Navistar are big market movers, 02 Sep 2015 20:46:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: 900,000 vets have pending health care requests, 02 Sep 2015 21:00:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 900,000 military veterans have officially pending applications for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the department's inspector general said Wednesday, but "serious" problems with enrollment data make it impossible to determine how many veterans were actively seeking VA health care. refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death, 02 Sep 2015 21:24:07 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge also refused to remove the prosecutor in the case.