FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:12:41 -07:00Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc69293028024d719a7a292c1a553f91Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:28:13 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc69293028024d719a7a292c1a553f91Student charged in university threats, will be evaluatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78c9c1d835b44728bd5613e18f9acb8fThu, 27 Aug 2015 23:48:12 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A student who Mississippi State University officials say threatened to kill himself and others will face misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges and has been referred for a mental and psychological evaluation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78c9c1d835b44728bd5613e18f9acb8fJudge blocks Obama administration regulation on waterwayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9053a10a88b94bc8a63a8b432022c244Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:49:45 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waterways.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9053a10a88b94bc8a63a8b432022c244Freeport-McMoRan cuts more spending; Icahn discloses stakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/964b876776d04fc8819315cf47882e16Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:41:49 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Activist investor Carl Icahn said late Thursday that he has taken an 8.5-percent stake in Freeport-McMoRan, just hours after the mining company announced cost cuts and lower spending in response to declining copper prices and soft economic conditions worldwide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/964b876776d04fc8819315cf47882e16Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba82ebe7536649eeaffa5baef756f221Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:34:20 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters marched by the thousands and the attorney general's office urged him to step down "to prevent ungovernability that could destabilize the nation."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba82ebe7536649eeaffa5baef756f221Longtime Saints recall the team's role in Katrina recoveryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd6ba575c5fa44c5a59c25e02903276eThu, 27 Aug 2015 21:59:51 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Coming off a career-threatening injury, Drew Brees had little choice but to sign with a downtrodden franchise in a disaster zone. Sean Payton became coach of the Saints only after being passed over for the job he really wanted in Green Bay.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd6ba575c5fa44c5a59c25e02903276eTeacher describes handling gun-wielding teen hostage takerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dd199d08fc64883a9c80e6e975c1d58Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:45:40 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thirty-year veteran teacher Twila Smith had scarcely started a new school year when a 14-year-old freshman entered her world studies class and drew a gun Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dd199d08fc64883a9c80e6e975c1d58Life sentence for man convicted of killing 5 in Denver barhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85409517f03a4752b1ef7857b9f3f31bThu, 27 Aug 2015 23:30:56 GMTDENVER (AP) — A man convicted of stabbing five people to death at a Denver bar and setting the business on fire will not be executed and instead will serve a lifelong prison sentence, a jury decided Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85409517f03a4752b1ef7857b9f3f31bAmgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drughttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba90b6821b7d4ef5bc33a519cf10fe65Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:47:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba90b6821b7d4ef5bc33a519cf10fe65Virginia shootings make for tough media decisionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efd57d17c1874a4e8556861c6dc8b7f8Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:45:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In an era when anyone can go online and find video of terrorist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations applied their own standards to coverage of this week's killing of a TV news crew in Virginia and showed only carefully selected portions of the footage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efd57d17c1874a4e8556861c6dc8b7f8Walrus leave ice, come ashore on Alaska's northwest coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e3e03130a5843639aa1753aabb475e4Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:51:14 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Pacific walrus have come ashore on the northwest coast of Alaska in what has become an annual sign of the effects of climate change.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e3e03130a5843639aa1753aabb475e4Frank E. Petersen Jr., first black Marine aviator, dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7677c3622a914e32a169e7e95ea8ba33Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:57:27 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Frank E. Petersen Jr., the first black aviator and brigadier general in Marine Corps, has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7677c3622a914e32a169e7e95ea8ba33Million gallons of wastewater closes another beach in Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/894a1f5b31464291bc92f7b198d5aa26Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:48:57 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — For the second time in a week a popular Hawaii beach was closed Thursday after sewage from a treatment plant was discharged into the ocean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/894a1f5b31464291bc92f7b198d5aa26Feds: Arizona man helped student get Islamic State traininghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1619993001d4281843f19f28fa2a713Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:06:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An Arizona man was indicted Thursday on charges that he helped a New York college student join the Islamic State in Syria, where the student underwent religious and military training earlier this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1619993001d4281843f19f28fa2a713Man convicted in plot to sell deadly ricin as 'death pills'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d39d5a08a954412f9bc5c45ce4b6ffabFri, 28 Aug 2015 00:02:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan man looking to acquire ricin so he could sell "simple and easy death pills" and guarantee "risk-free" murder was convicted of federal charges Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d39d5a08a954412f9bc5c45ce4b6ffab4 killed in Dominica as Tropical Storm Erika hits islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6d7f8ff333e499696e5060c49564514Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:10:20 GMTROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars as Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landslides and killing at least four people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6d7f8ff333e499696e5060c49564514Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bf2260671ed424bb3f6e38ccc30701dThu, 27 Aug 2015 22:38:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bf2260671ed424bb3f6e38ccc30701dParole recommended for Charles Manson follower Bruce Davishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/affe90d27ca6438f940b92e3960a1d48Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:32:08 GMTSAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — After 43 years in prison, parole officials again say it is safe to free Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/affe90d27ca6438f940b92e3960a1d48Elway says rest will be good for Manning _ eventuallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8657e17db9ad4b9f80347f148bfc245eThu, 27 Aug 2015 23:52:07 GMTENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The long-term benefit of getting Peyton Manning so much rest this summer is that he should be fresher in December.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8657e17db9ad4b9f80347f148bfc245eBlack Lives Matter boos Washington mayor's anti-crime planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efc8acda41ad4b7ba67aa68519017ff7Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:47:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The boos began as soon as Washington's mayor said she was putting more police officers on the streets in neighborhoods affected by violent crime. They didn't let up for the next 18 minutes as Democrat Muriel Bowser laid out her plans to address an increase in homicides in the nation's capital.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efc8acda41ad4b7ba67aa68519017ff7Los Angeles Marathon gets new sponsorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db8c6714eda749fd9f72cee66a903460Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:50:01 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Marathon has a new sponsor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db8c6714eda749fd9f72cee66a903460Gallardo wins 100th, Rangers end Toronto's 5-game win streakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3dcf8a6dec040a4b0b66a79515d9a65Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:18:11 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yovani Gallardo earned his 100th career victory, Delino DeShields had a part in all the Texas runs even without an RBI and the Rangers stopped the Toronto Blue Jays' five-game winning streak, 4-1 Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3dcf8a6dec040a4b0b66a79515d9a65Ben Carson gains support as the other political outsiderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9f39756e47147bd8a4d2228273c5375Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:35:49 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Ben Carson's genial way of politicking is proving to be a draw for voters who like Donald Trump's status as a outsider but not his belligerence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9f39756e47147bd8a4d2228273c5375Johnson, Herbert reach Winston-Salem semishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c12e9db4142d4950a3721059afcc2e55Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:26:59 GMTWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Steve Johnson reached the Winston-Salem Open semifinals when Taiwan's Yen-Hsun Lu withdrew because of a back injury.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c12e9db4142d4950a3721059afcc2e55US OPEN 2015: Women who beat Williams say belief importanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4980d68544c4bcdad969fb72d319432Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:34:51 GMTSo here's the question 127 of the 128 women in the U.S. Open's main draw will ask themselves: How do you beat Serena Williams?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4980d68544c4bcdad969fb72d319432Beyond gumbo: New Orleans restaurants rebound post-Katrinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4c8b98dda624a3f8f2f09c124cf8e81Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:53:04 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Talk to folks on the street about the "holy trinity" and you're as likely to get a lesson on onions, celery and peppers as you are Catholicism. That's New Orleans, a city where eating has long been a serious business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4c8b98dda624a3f8f2f09c124cf8e81Californians cut water without state imposing fineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a648103855ed495e85f9c827949802e5Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:47:22 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — For the second straight month, Californians exceeded hefty water conservation mandates during the relentless drought without the state imposing fines, officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a648103855ed495e85f9c827949802e5FCS power North Dakota St to provide athlete stipendshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c59bff4a15274662a1eea6688f979a37Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:49:34 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — Football Championship Subdivision powerhouse North Dakota State said Thursday it will provide thousands of dollars in stipends to scholarship athletes in all 16 sports beginning next year, a move that could persuade other mid-majors to follow suit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c59bff4a15274662a1eea6688f979a37Pro: Borgata uses booze, sexy servers to distract gamblershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95299c35a88e4be39ce056b0d68457d0Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:21:23 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A professional gambler accused of cheating an Atlantic City casino out of $9.6 million by seeking an unfair edge at cards says the casino has its own method of gaining an advantage: plying gamblers with free booze served by flirty, scantily clad waitresses.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95299c35a88e4be39ce056b0d68457d0Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terroristshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eca356496b64ca585de81405ef7d36dThu, 27 Aug 2015 22:25:24 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were pushing "out-of-date" policies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eca356496b64ca585de81405ef7d36dColombia recalls ambassador in Venezuela for consultationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b720103067964c8a9f4c630ca5c93896Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:09:17 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manuel Santos has called in Colombia's ambassador to Venezuela for consultations amid a dispute involving the closing of a major border crossing and a weeklong crackdown on Colombian migrants and smugglers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b720103067964c8a9f4c630ca5c93896Contact lens makers take fight over price law to courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f31d6238aaca48fbaecf6f4f93a8f2efThu, 27 Aug 2015 22:59:00 GMTDENVER (AP) — Contact lens makers struggled Thursday to defend their pricing policies in a federal appeals case that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f31d6238aaca48fbaecf6f4f93a8f2efOn-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed angerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f64786b17f934e28877dbde6a350e81fThu, 27 Aug 2015 22:16:48 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f64786b17f934e28877dbde6a350e81fPrograms run into pitfalls with fining college playershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b537139112284d8d99395744bb945b39Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:37:44 GMTTake away game tickets for missing class. Hold back a bowl gift for being late. Maybe even dock a player his $15 per diem for skipping study hall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b537139112284d8d99395744bb945b39Gap to end on-call schedulinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da4b09128b5d4d848ffc2b6d2e18cd43Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:16:00 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gap Inc. is ending its practice of requiring workers to remain on-call for short-notice shifts following an inquiry from New York's attorney general.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da4b09128b5d4d848ffc2b6d2e18cd43Lawyer: Former franchisee alerted Subway exec about Foglehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfb05ea516e445dc9ed59c937d5ffea8Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:28:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A former franchisee alerted a Subway advertising executive in 2008 about her concerns about pitchman Jared Fogle, according to her lawyer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfb05ea516e445dc9ed59c937d5ffea8Prosecutors: Lottery scam leader deserves severe sentencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d23b28870a224874813e4f00db517c52Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:07:27 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — U.S. prosecutors say the sentence for a man convicted in North Dakota of leading a Jamaican lottery scam should reflect the "severe mental anguish" he caused his victims.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d23b28870a224874813e4f00db517c52Shark attack turns victim into a hunter and then an advocatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73f957ea043e47a188760d88a169de3aThu, 27 Aug 2015 21:48:14 GMTPOMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Forty years ago, "Jaws" thrilled Al Brenneka like any other moviegoer, but he figured his chances of encountering a shark in the ocean were slim to none.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73f957ea043e47a188760d88a169de3aProsecution of Hernandez cousin dropped for cancer treatmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec6f8df9312d48168c3f936efb22e9a4Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:38:33 GMTFALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors say they'll abandon their case against a cousin of ex-New England Patriots player and murder convict Aaron Hernandez because of her worsening cancer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec6f8df9312d48168c3f936efb22e9a4Former NFLer Jonathan Martin working on memoirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dead561646c04992907c4bb2378d86c0Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:09:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Martin, the former NFL tackle who abruptly left the Miami Dolphins and has since said he attempted suicide, is working on a memoir.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dead561646c04992907c4bb2378d86c0Texas judge wants $10M set aside in 'Fifty Shades' casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6aa645e87d448539fbd0c646583f2b8Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:50:10 GMTDALLAS (AP) — A Texas judge has told lawyers for an Australian woman and her publishing company to set aside $10 million for a former business partner who says she was defrauded out of her rightful share from the sale of the erotic best-seller "Fifty Shades of Grey" and two companion novels.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6aa645e87d448539fbd0c646583f2b8Trump proposals risk deepening GOP rift on immigrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d10b2f86c104c39bc689d2205956749Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:18:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has exposed anew the deep rift inside the Republican Party on immigration, a break between its past and the country's future the party itself has said it must bridge if the GOP ever hopes to win back the White House.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d10b2f86c104c39bc689d2205956749Skins' RG3 evades concussion questions, OK'd to face Ravenshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f652238517d64ef684a61560e500505eThu, 27 Aug 2015 23:13:39 GMTASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Robert Griffin III evaded questions Thursday about when — or even if — he sustained a concussion in the Washington Redskins' second preseason game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f652238517d64ef684a61560e500505eCompton ends season early at Barclayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6ec931097bf4b18a716007cfd856d39Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:07:11 GMTEDISON, N.J. (AP) — Erik Compton ended his season Thursday when he withdrew from The Barclays after eighth hole with a respiratory infection.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6ec931097bf4b18a716007cfd856d39UN calls for panel to identify Syria chemical weapons usershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fbb5870f1ca472fb9a2ae2b0530b7b6Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:10:43 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. chief proposed Thursday that a new international body to assign blame for chemical attacks in Syria's deadly conflict for the first time have the freedom to go anywhere and the support of all parties on the ground.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fbb5870f1ca472fb9a2ae2b0530b7b6Yordano Ventura overpowering as Royals beat Orioles 5-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7441c06267a14d4d85d77b2dfa87ab24Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:42:44 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yordano Ventura struck out a career-high 11 in just six innings, Paulo Orlando homered and the Kansas City Royals hung on to beat the struggling Baltimore Orioles 5-3 on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7441c06267a14d4d85d77b2dfa87ab24Tomlinson hits grand slam for 1st MLB HR, Giants beat Cubshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be784bc45897430d873c00344feb9da0Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:49:53 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kelby Tomlinson hit a grand slam for his first career home run and Marlon Byrd added a three-run shot, leading Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants over the Chicago Cubs 9-1 on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be784bc45897430d873c00344feb9da0Teen to be sentenced for helping Islamic Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4f4b9b7d784475cb528725e6c9f4020Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:16:38 GMTALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia teenager is set to be sentenced for helping another teen travel to Syria to join the Islamic State and providing other aid to the militant group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4f4b9b7d784475cb528725e6c9f4020Woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Coloradohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b220db8b9d4536a22da351990a26faThu, 27 Aug 2015 21:46:23 GMTAURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado hospital where a Minnesota woman gave birth to conjoined twins said Thursday that one of the babies died after a complicated 5-four separation procedure.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b220db8b9d4536a22da351990a26faEvents mark Emmett Till slaying 60 years laterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8202311d3a7d49b69fc2cc18f4fae24eThu, 27 Aug 2015 23:42:10 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Sixty years after a black Chicago teenager was killed for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi, relatives and civil rights activists are holding church services and movie screenings to remember Emmett Till.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8202311d3a7d49b69fc2cc18f4fae24e