FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Aug 2016 12:47:22 -07:00Eyeing debates, Clinton aims to keep Trump expectations high, 24 Aug 2016 19:04:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton will enter her highly anticipated fall debates with Donald Trump facing the same kind of heightened expectations that often saddle an incumbent president. Black students punished more harshly than whites, 24 Aug 2016 18:08:45 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Black students and students with disabilities attending public schools in Virginia's capital city are more severely and more frequently punished than their classmates, according to a complaint filed Wednesday with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. challenging Md. congressional districts moving forward, 24 Aug 2016 18:35:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A lawsuit challenging a 2011 redrawing of Maryland's congressional districts that enabled Democrats to pick up an additional seat in Congress can go forward, a three-judge panel ruled Wednesday. No train or tunnel at search site for Nazi train, 24 Aug 2016 18:05:06 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Explorers' great hopes for finding a legendary Nazi "gold train" in Poland appeared dashed Wednesday when, after digging extensively, they admitted they have found "no train, no tunnel" at the site. attack American University in Afghanistan, 1 dead, 24 Aug 2016 19:34:31 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Militants attacked the American University of Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least one person and wounding another 18, officials said. FEMA housing units expected to return to Louisiana, 24 Aug 2016 19:06:17 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of south Louisiana residents remain stuck in shelters, living in hotels or staying in the spare bedrooms of family and friends after flooding ravaged their homes, creating a housing crunch that may bring back temporary housing units like those that dotted the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina. trial for former "Sons of Guns" star reset for December, 24 Aug 2016 19:25:08 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The rape trial of former "Sons of Guns" reality TV star Will Hayden and former owner of Red Jacket Firearms has been rescheduled for December. filed over railing collapse at Snoop Dogg concert, 24 Aug 2016 19:30:13 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers representing 17 people injured when a railing collapsed at a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert in New Jersey have filed a lawsuit against the venue's operator and the performers claiming they didn't take enough precautions to ensure concertgoers would be safe. Latest: NRA to advertise on Trump's behalf, 24 Aug 2016 18:46:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): looked into ways to play either Olympics or US Open, 24 Aug 2016 18:11:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Maybe Roger Federer could play the Olympics and skip the U.S. Open. Or sit out the Rio Games and make it to New York. Islamic State recruit gets 8 years in prison, 24 Aug 2016 18:37:34 GMTOXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who tried to travel to Syria with his fiancee to join the Islamic State group has been sentenced to eight years in prison on federal terrorism charges. scores show many grads not ready for college-level work, 24 Aug 2016 18:37:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year's high school graduates aren't ready for college-level course work. letter from Bonnie and Clyde to ex-ally up for auction, 24 Aug 2016 19:24:24 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Bonnie and Clyde made it quite clear how they felt about a former member of their gang in a letter they sent to him as he sat in the Dallas County Jail. tourists face detour for fire but landmarks open, 24 Aug 2016 18:30:41 GMTYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during the busy summer season are facing an hourlong detour Wednesday as a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park kept a highway closed. dig in weird Wyoming cave yields ice age insights, 24 Aug 2016 19:34:57 GMTCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Paleontologists digging at the bottom of a strange cave in northern Wyoming say they have uncovered a trove of animal bones from the last ice age this summer and have enough funding to head back at the same underground site next year to continue their search. Latest: Erdogan says Syrian rebels take back border town, 24 Aug 2016 18:27:55 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local): Krasinski's love letter to family and movies he adores, 24 Aug 2016 18:11:00 GMTWEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — John Krasinski is pretty sure some of his favorite movies wouldn't get made in today's Hollywood. Films like "The Verdict," ''Kramer vs. Kramer," ''Ordinary People" and other small dramas of that ilk seem to be even rarer and rarer in the ever-dwindling slate of studio films. Krasinski feels the absence both as an audience member and an actor. firefighter chief: 8-year-old girl is pulled out alive from earthquake rubble, 24 Aug 2016 18:33:32 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Italian firefighter chief: 8-year-old girl is pulled out alive from earthquake rubble. Latest: Trump again urges minorities to vote for him, 24 Aug 2016 18:40:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): sought in killing of mother, kidnapping her 3 kids, 24 Aug 2016 19:03:19 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A couple wanted in connection with a woman's killing and the kidnapping of her three small children from Southern California should be considered armed and dangerous, authorities said Wednesday. group to stop interfering with Japanese whalers, 24 Aug 2016 19:36:36 GMTWOODSTOCK, Vt. (AP) — The founder of a radical conservation group made famous by the television show "Whale Wars" says a settlement over anti-whaling activities only prevents the group's U.S. organization from interfering with Japanese whalers in the Southern Ocean. sheriff arrested on sex assault allegations, 24 Aug 2016 19:10:57 GMTSTERLING, Colo. (AP) — A rural Colorado sheriff is facing sexual assault and misconduct allegations. man pleads not guilty in slaying of Lebanese neighbor, 24 Aug 2016 18:23:22 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and hate crime charges in the killing of his Lebanese neighbor. towns hit by layoffs to get job grants from US gov't, 24 Aug 2016 19:20:46 GMTHUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. communities in eight Appalachian states and Texas that have been hard-hit by coal layoffs are being promised more than 3,000 jobs in several industries through a multimillion-dollar federal grant. Rogers loses to Larsson at Connecticut Open, 24 Aug 2016 19:04:58 GMTNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — American Shelby Rogers has lost to Johanna Larsson of Sweden 7-6 (1), 6-4 at the Connecticut Open. earthquake kills at least 120, reduces towns to rubble, 24 Aug 2016 19:20:10 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. The death toll stood at 120, but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the huge number of vacationers in the area for summer's final days. in Oregon killing extradited from California, 24 Aug 2016 19:23:36 GMTBEND, Ore. (AP) — A community college safety officer charged with the murder of a 23-year-old woman was extradited Wednesday to Oregon from California, where he had been held for a month in connection with other violent crimes. asked Florida Gov. Scott to appoint attorney to bench, 24 Aug 2016 18:25:51 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has bragged about his influence with politicians, urged Gov. Rick Scott to give a judgeship to a Florida attorney whose work appears at odds with Trump's hard-line stance on immigration, newly released emails show. chief: Review potential information on Hammarskjold death, 24 Aug 2016 18:32:16 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling for a review of potential new information, including from South Africa, on the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold. Monument could close for up to 9 months, 24 Aug 2016 19:13:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress says the Washington Monument elevator needs a major renovation that will likely require the monument to be closed for up to nine months. Latest: Obama salutes quick action by quake responders, 24 Aug 2016 18:29:43 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): man accused of killing officer indicted on US charges, 24 Aug 2016 19:09:49 GMTLAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An Ohio man accused of killing a southern New Mexico police officer has been named in a five-count federal indictment. Latest: 8-year-old pulled out alive from quake rubble, 24 Aug 2016 18:38:54 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): EXPLAINS: How Colombia conflict developed over decades, 24 Aug 2016 18:12:05 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As Colombia's government and leftist rebels in Havana put the final touches on a historic peace deal, The Associated Press explains how the conflict began and developed over the decades, eventually culminating in a plan to end the half-century guerrilla conflict. expedition off California reveals sunken warship, 24 Aug 2016 19:21:19 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An underwater expedition along the California coast has revealed for the first time a sunken World War II-era aircraft carrier once used in atomic tests in the Pacific. in Saudi Arabia for meetings on Yemen war impasse, 24 Aug 2016 18:41:12 GMTRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Saudi Arabia for meetings with the kingdom's senior royals and talks on Yemen's stalled peace process. Hinchcliffe has 11-week lead in IndyCar race at Texas, 24 Aug 2016 18:31:06 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — James Hinchcliffe has been leading the IndyCar race at Texas for such a long time. to release weekly show with Roots drummer Questlove, 24 Aug 2016 18:19:36 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Roots drummer Questlove is starting a new three-hour weekly show on the streaming music service Pandora that will feature music, interviews and conversations from the Grammy-winning musician. college students rally against gun law with sex toys, 24 Aug 2016 18:32:17 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Hundreds of University of Texas students waved sex toys at a campus rally during the first day of classes, protesting a new state law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms. makes first major foray into Syria with assault on IS, 24 Aug 2016 19:17:41 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Wednesday launched its first major ground assault into Syria since the country's civil war began, sending in tanks and special forces backed by U.S. airstrikes to help Syrian rebels retake a border town from Islamic State militants. battling 35 large, uncontained wildfires in the West, 24 Aug 2016 19:21:31 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Thirty-five large, uncontained wildfires are burning in the West, and firefighters are making initial attacks on another 112 new fires trying to prevent them from getting big. no deal, Chargers withdraw offer to first-rounder Bosa, 24 Aug 2016 19:06:32 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers have withdrawn their contract offer to first-round draft pick Joey Bosa and will restructure a new deal that takes into account his absence from the team. man who sought to join Islamic State sentenced to 8 years in prison, 24 Aug 2016 18:32:29 GMTOXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi man who sought to join Islamic State sentenced to 8 years in prison . Soviets worried about detente after Nixon quit, 24 Aug 2016 18:27:29 GMTYORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Overseas reaction to President Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974 was mixed: The Soviets expressed worry about the future of detente. North Korea reacted brashly, calling Nixon's exit the "falling out" of the "wicked boss" of American imperialists. South Vietnam put its forces on high alert because it feared the North Vietnamese would take advantage of the vulnerable U.S. political situation. mix in Syria war puts new strain on US strategy, 24 Aug 2016 19:17:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military picture in Syria is getting more chaotic and complicated by the day, putting new strains on the Obama administration's strategy of partnering with a hodgepodge of local fighters against the Islamic State group without getting pulled deeper into Syria's civil war or rupturing relations with Turkey. Latest: Sanders says he'll campaign for Clinton, Dems, 24 Aug 2016 19:31:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): detainee ends 71-day hunger strike, 24 Aug 2016 18:21:07 GMTRAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A lawyer for a Palestinian detainee on a hunger strike for over two months says he has ended his fast. Latest: A flap over idea to smooth way for 'Cajun Navy', 24 Aug 2016 19:35:30 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local): clears forces in several deadly 2014 Gaza war cases, 24 Aug 2016 19:08:05 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military has cleared its forces of wrongdoing in three deadly incidents of the 2014 Gaza war— including an airstrike that killed 15 members of a single family. Latest: HUD Secretary Julian Castro to visit Louisiana, 24 Aug 2016 18:09:29 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):