FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:18:41 -08:00Fargo officer just 2nd killed in line of dutyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfaae4a081c147678379bfd46adf74a2Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:28:33 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota police officer died Thursday of a gunshot wound suffered while responding to a domestic disturbance hours earlier, becoming just the second Fargo officer to die in the line of duty and the first in more than a century.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfaae4a081c147678379bfd46adf74a2Minnesota man pleads guilty in Islamic State casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f82bf72cc2d84b6db7b58c86ad56cb98Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:55:10 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man accused of plotting to join the Islamic State group pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of conspiring to provide material support and resources to the militant organization, saying he was attracted to the idea of fighting overseas to create an Islamic caliphate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f82bf72cc2d84b6db7b58c86ad56cb982017 NHL draft to be held in Chicagohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/762e0edc027b41babc2c106f1634a8b4Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:04:09 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The 2017 NHL draft is coming to the United Center. And there is no coach's challenge to take that one away from Chicago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/762e0edc027b41babc2c106f1634a8b4Punch, counterpunch: GOP hopefuls bare knuckles in Carolinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da53bb43c34f419db106dcb8b32a67c7Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:09:26 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jeb Bush says he was better at real estate than Donald Trump, and the former Florida governor is even embracing the "establishment" label.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da53bb43c34f419db106dcb8b32a67c7Texas to let Baylor keep sex assault records privatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ba6db1cf436444d8dc012b867b0d531Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:48:57 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Baylor University can keep private campus police records that detail sexual assaults committed by two former football players against students, according to an opinion issued this week by the Texas attorney general's office.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ba6db1cf436444d8dc012b867b0d531Oklahoma man says he wants to plead guilty in beheadinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be2114cf81a249db93aa42a15234f50bFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:22:02 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man charged with beheading a co-worker with a butcher knife at an Oklahoma food processing plant told a judge Thursday he wants to plead guilty to a first-degree murder charge, but the judge refused.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be2114cf81a249db93aa42a15234f50bAunt of teen accused in slaying charged with supplying gunhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd3ac01ca7e44016ad1f916d1c15e19eThu, 11 Feb 2016 23:48:36 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Two years after a Facebook feud over a boy ended with one 14-year-old girl dead and another 14-year-old girl charged with murder, the aunt of the accused Chicago teen was arrested on federal charges that she supplied the gun.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd3ac01ca7e44016ad1f916d1c15e19eGOP stunned Senate hopeful may be short of ballot signatureshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ec9086798d743a59e0a7051c9aa16bfFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:57:18 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two top Indiana Republicans said Thursday they were surprised U.S. Senate candidate Todd Young may have failed to gather enough signatures to qualify for the ballot, and the GOP state Senate leader said if the allegation against the congressman is true it may be "one of the most colossal mistakes I've ever seen."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ec9086798d743a59e0a7051c9aa16bfNYC officer convicted of manslaughter in stairwell shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/502f71d03cab40db956db69060d19b20Fri, 12 Feb 2016 01:03:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man dead in a darkened public housing stairwell was convicted Thursday of manslaughter in a case closely watched by advocates for police accountability.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/502f71d03cab40db956db69060d19b20Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82886c7255cc4a168d3977c3126cae58Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:50:41 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Diplomats trying to secure a ceasefire for the civil war in Syria fell short in organizing an immediate truce but agreed to try to work out details and implement a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in the coming week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82886c7255cc4a168d3977c3126cae58Obama: 'strange things' happen when voters are scaredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f5867708d1446ef9b78923e4258d586Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:03:00 GMTATHERTON, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday that "strange things" can happen in politics when voters are scared and that the angst people are feeling across the country is finding voice in both the Republican and Democratic parties.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f5867708d1446ef9b78923e4258d586Fallin's general counsel resigns amid execution inquiryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c89d6d9402ec439184d1b8b029d2b02bFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:02:19 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The general counsel for Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin resigned Thursday amid a grand jury investigation into how the wrong drug was delivered for the state's last two scheduled executions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c89d6d9402ec439184d1b8b029d2b02bDonald Young wins second-round match in Memphis Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e60239f63a244b49a8e8c15c40e1c2cFri, 12 Feb 2016 01:01:33 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Third-seeded Donald Young beat Marcel Granollers 6-1, 7-6 (2) in the second round of the Memphis Open on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e60239f63a244b49a8e8c15c40e1c2cCliven Bundy to remain in jail in 2014 Nevada standoff casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b34993a760ef402186fa07c057d54142Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:04:41 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The father of the jailed leader of a group that occupied an Oregon federal wildlife refuge was charged Thursday by federal authorities with leading a tense April 2014 armed standoff with Bureau of Land Management agents near his ranch in Nevada.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b34993a760ef402186fa07c057d54142Raiders agree to extension to remain at Oakland Coliseumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cc83723860448efbf7ca4869dcf84ddFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:46:46 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Four weeks after being stymied in their effort to move to Los Angeles, the Raiders agreed to a one-year extension lease extension to remain at the Oakland Coliseum on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cc83723860448efbf7ca4869dcf84ddFeds charge California man in 7-state immigration scamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d0bf8384e054b7098a7e304bb8724ceFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:32:05 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal authorities are charging a Sacramento man with running a scam that promised U.S. citizenships to hundreds of immigrants across at least seven states in return for fees as high as $10,000.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d0bf8384e054b7098a7e304bb8724ceTexas on verge of recommending ban on bite mark evidencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8be061415cbc49408fe00a5f6242fc03Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:04:49 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas moved to the brink Thursday 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/8be061415cbc49408fe00a5f6242fc032nd pregnant Australian woman tests positive for Zika virushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/401b63f653a74eb991e1b7771ad377e2Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:27:58 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A pregnant woman in Australia has tested positive for the Zika virus after traveling overseas — the second such case this week, health officials said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/401b63f653a74eb991e1b7771ad377e2With FBI ring tightening, last Oregon occupiers give uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83d13ae8d45f4ad98870fc431f5661bcFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:06:40 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — With the FBI tightening its ring around them, the last four holdouts in the armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered Thursday, ending a 41-day standoff that left one man dead and exposed simmering anger over the government's control of vast expanses of Western land.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83d13ae8d45f4ad98870fc431f5661bcDefense: Woman crafted kidnap tale to reunite with momhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3553de4c242745a88bce5d619a861a39Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:25:55 GMTFULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — A lawyer says a man charged with kidnapping and raping his girlfriend's 15-year-old daughter didn't abduct the girl but helped her run away from an unhappy home life as she had yearned.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3553de4c242745a88bce5d619a861a39NBA All-Star MVP voting to include use of player emojishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad16966f851b48f1a5e008a0a53828eaFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:48:47 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Voting for the NBA All-Star Game MVP will include Twitter — using emojis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad16966f851b48f1a5e008a0a53828eaWhat We Know: Last occupiers of nature preserve surrenderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97b29b9ccae246f9b686a3658f62753bFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:18:57 GMTThe last four occupiers of an Oregon nature preserve gave themselves up Thursday to the FBI. The surrender ended a nearly six-week standoff that began when a larger armed group seized the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and demanded that the land be turned over to locals. Here's what we know:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97b29b9ccae246f9b686a3658f62753bIrish leaders hold 1st TV debate ahead of Feb. 26 electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2fb93cccb7949a1bc6b6c1033120a2aFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:40:57 GMTDUBLIN (AP) — The leaders of Ireland's four major parties have traded blows in the first live debate of the country's Feb. 26 election campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2fb93cccb7949a1bc6b6c1033120a2aJustin Rose has a day to remember in Pebble debuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/748b7a795ede43c0b213a7ea69187063Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:40:26 GMTPEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Rose, a U.S. Open champion and the No. 7 player in the world, shot a 6-under 66 his first time playing Spyglass Hill and spent a gorgeous day listening to the fans call out his name. Except they weren't calling for him, and he knew it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/748b7a795ede43c0b213a7ea69187063Review: Birbiglia pulls no punch lines in new 1-man showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d621bf5d60ee4e0db5d9ae136e16a033Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — All jokes are offensive to someone, comedian Mike Birbiglia insists, and that's OK. When his everyday encounters "become the joke later," and he exposes the ridiculousness of people he knows to an audience of strangers, he defends himself by saying, "It's just my side of the story."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d621bf5d60ee4e0db5d9ae136e16a033Standoff over guns at Tennessee legislative office complexhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dcbe7e9be174f278f5736b1f85008dbFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:49:35 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — If it's up to the Republican speakers of the state House and Senate, the more than half-million Tennesseans with permits will soon be able to carry guns inside the legislative office complex.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dcbe7e9be174f278f5736b1f85008dbIndonesia warns messaging apps to drop same-sex emoticonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b232dac01dc497dab651fc844801f5dFri, 12 Feb 2016 01:08:16 GMTJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Human Rights Watch on Friday urged Indonesian President Jokowi Widodo to protect gay and lesbian rights, a day after his government told instant messaging apps to remove stickers featuring same-sex couples in the latest high-profile attempt to discourage visible homosexuality in the socially conservative country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b232dac01dc497dab651fc844801f5dNYC officer who shot unarmed man while patrolling dark stairwell is convicted of manslaughterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd2c8632217d4d5d94af5094b36d20d8Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:28:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — NYC officer who shot unarmed man while patrolling dark stairwell is convicted of manslaughter .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd2c8632217d4d5d94af5094b36d20d8The Latest: Cop guilty of manslaughter in stairwell shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/859e4e5f02004dcf86b525d30d1f5849Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:29:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a New York City police officer charged with fatally shooting a man in a darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing complex (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/859e4e5f02004dcf86b525d30d1f5849Records: Man eyed in prison chief killing attempted break-inhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a2e854979e64e91837c98f6670226d7Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:36:48 GMTDENVER (AP) — A man who was questioned but not charged in the killing of Colorado's prisons chief later brazenly tried to break into the home of a former corrections employee and exchanged gunfire with police, court documents unsealed Thursday show.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a2e854979e64e91837c98f6670226d7Alternate sites considered for embattled giant telescopehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14dc2888e67f4605831d1ff0ef0cdbc8Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:14:29 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A group building one of the world's largest telescopes wants to start construction no later than April 2018— even if that means it will have to build the telescope somewhere other than Hawaii.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14dc2888e67f4605831d1ff0ef0cdbc8Florida man gets life for fatal beating while stealing Rolexhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9790f5c86d742afa21a9153519d1feaThu, 11 Feb 2016 23:49:29 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally beating an elderly man while stealing his $26,000 watch.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9790f5c86d742afa21a9153519d1feaHouse committee passes bill to privatize air traffic controlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f004033980fb40948a69bfee0fcc4e2cFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:53:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican-controlled House committee on Thursday endorsed a bill that would wrest responsibility for running the nation's air traffic control system from the government and turn it over to a private, nonprofit corporation run by airlines and other aviation interests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f004033980fb40948a69bfee0fcc4e2cPolice officer dies after gun battle in suburban Atlantahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cdac3c380f74ed298cb727377e7766dFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:38:42 GMTRIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — A police officer in suburban Atlanta was shot twice and killed Thursday by a suspect who was also wounded during a law enforcement operation, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cdac3c380f74ed298cb727377e7766dRiot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 49 inmates deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0aad3142366c4f9481639ab5f2960672Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:11:36 GMTMONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A brawl between rival drug gangs at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico turned into a riot Thursday, leaving 49 inmates dead and 12 injured in the country's deadliest prison melee in years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0aad3142366c4f9481639ab5f2960672The Latest: Cop fired after conviction in stairwell shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55deefec9d544778aa815a10a9c7e549Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:47:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a New York City police officer charged with fatally shooting a man in a darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing complex (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55deefec9d544778aa815a10a9c7e549Paralyzed man awarded $23 million wants apology for shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fad5e2c10b342ed86f72711650f961bFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:48 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 24-year-old black man awarded $23 million by a federal jury last week said Thursday he forgives the sheriff's deputy who shot and paralyzed him but would like an apology.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fad5e2c10b342ed86f72711650f961bNigerian suicide bomber gets cold feet, refuses to killhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85068579bfc34763b0ce961263835a33Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:35:50 GMTABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Strapped with a booby-trapped vest and sent by the extremist Boko Haram group to kill as many people as possible, the young teenage girl tore off the explosives and fled as soon as she was out of sight of her handlers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85068579bfc34763b0ce961263835a33Lawyer: Seizing beach by Christie brother's home cuts accesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a89770c7f544ed795801aaa6642e71fFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:12:37 GMTPOINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A proposed dune project at the New Jersey shore could cut off access to the beach for 22 property owners, including the brother of Gov. Chris Christie, a lawyer for homeowners fighting the project said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a89770c7f544ed795801aaa6642e71fThe Latest: Baldwin: Clinton should 'be Hillary,' despite NHhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97459ccdaaa44e79ab93817f208be55bFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:52:34 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97459ccdaaa44e79ab93817f208be55bNY Fashion Week: Kanye West wows crowd, BCBG goes Bowiehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a083e54bcb5942e581859503c4057aadFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:11:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from the runway designs to the celebrity-filled front rows. Here are some highlights from Thursday's opening day:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a083e54bcb5942e581859503c4057aadThe Latest: Kerry calls for genuine negotiation on Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/801643ed756f4a57a77858fcbd687809Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:32:50 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/801643ed756f4a57a77858fcbd687809Arkansas man to appeal verdict in real estate agent's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/509385da43ac40a99871043c29d7e110Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:58:45 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man convicted of capital murder and kidnapping in the death of a central Arkansas real estate agent has filed notice that he plans to appeal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/509385da43ac40a99871043c29d7e110Jury rules against Montana woman's wrongful-birth lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0228f674f16446048529fcd00310c2e9Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:37:12 GMTBOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Montana jury ruled Thursday against a woman who sought millions of dollars from health care providers that she said failed to diagnose her unborn daughter's cystic fibrosis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0228f674f16446048529fcd00310c2e9Chez Reavie takes the lead at Pebble Beachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9adaf01cdb16461ea2b397527cf06d2eThu, 11 Feb 2016 23:31:55 GMTPEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Chez Reavie enjoyed the pure weather almost as much as watching putts go in. He opened with an 8-under 63 at Monterey Peninsula to take the lead Thursday after one round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9adaf01cdb16461ea2b397527cf06d2eClinton aims to boost campaign with focus on black votershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78de81ab5ead418aaab5de88e795efa4Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:26:10 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, placing outreach to those communities at the center of her strategy to re-energize her 2016 bid.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78de81ab5ead418aaab5de88e795efa4The Latest: Diplomats agree to Syria cease-fire in a weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88b7fde7f4a74b6ba0fb1d0e24be049dFri, 12 Feb 2016 00:12:06 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88b7fde7f4a74b6ba0fb1d0e24be049dMan arrested in decapitation of couple appears in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73830691c56e43239e1b83ebcfc60ec8Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:41:47 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 20-year-old man arrested in the shooting and decapitation of his grandmother and her husband at an Oklahoma City home where the three lived has pleaded not guilty to two murder complaints.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73830691c56e43239e1b83ebcfc60ec8Couple charged with anti-fur campaign pleads to conspiracyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61260f7ca74247a58c60880588643620Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:31:52 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Two anti-fur activists charged with waging a cross-country vandalism campaign have pleaded guilty to federal charges in San Diego.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61260f7ca74247a58c60880588643620Deportation for man who concealed Bosnian war-era crimeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b240f833a21146fba47affc9eea50bfeThu, 11 Feb 2016 23:53:31 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A man who came to the U.S. as a refugee from war-torn Bosnia almost two decades ago will be deported for concealing a long criminal past in his home country, including the killing of an elderly Serbian neighbor, a federal judge said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b240f833a21146fba47affc9eea50bfe