FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 Jul 2016 08:53:26 -07:00Huge, once-hated fish now seen as weapon against Asian carp, 29 Jul 2016 15:41:18 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — It's a toothy giant that can grow longer than a horse and heavier than a refrigerator, a fearsome-looking prehistoric fish that plied U.S. waters from the Gulf of Mexico to Illinois until it disappeared from many states a half-century ago. charges dropped, mystery of Levy's death unresolved, 29 Jul 2016 15:24:11 GMTIn the weeks and months before the Sept. 11 attacks, the disappearance of Washington intern Chandra Levy was the biggest story in the U.S. Speculation swirled about her relationship with a California congressman, Gary Condit. officer to be sentenced in murder-for-hire case, 29 Jul 2016 15:06:36 GMTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago police officer is facing sentencing after he was convicted in a murder-for-hire case. Latest: Woodland has down and up, 29 Jul 2016 15:01:44 GMTSPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local): slightly higher as oil prices reverse decline, 29 Jul 2016 15:42:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly higher in late-morning trading Friday, as investors worked through another mixed batch of corporate earnings, this time from Google's parent company Alphabet, Amazon, and oil giants Chevron and Exxon Mobil. in cyclist's killing chased boys on bikes in 2014, 29 Jul 2016 15:39:26 GMTTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of abducting and killing a college student riding her bicycle chased a pair of boys on their bikes two years ago because he thought they looked suspicious, according to sheriff's records released Friday. attorney general charges six more state employees in lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint, 29 Jul 2016 14:38:58 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan attorney general charges six more state employees in lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint. GOP chairman apologizes to gay Democrat, can keep job, 29 Jul 2016 15:07:14 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The head of the Republican Party in a Maine county will be permitted to keep his position after apologizing for degrading an openly gay Democratic lawmaker in an email. says visitors shouldn't hesitate to come to Florida, 29 Jul 2016 15:48:19 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Zika virus in Florida (all times local): Latest: Spieth off to good start in Round 2, 29 Jul 2016 14:44:47 GMTSPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local): Latest: Pope cheered by sick children at hospital, 29 Jul 2016 14:40:50 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local): 4 Zika cases likely came from Florida mosquitoes, 29 Jul 2016 14:27:06 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland, the state's governor said Friday. to 1st black Marines dedicated at Camp Lejeune, 29 Jul 2016 15:42:30 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — At the dedication of a memorial Friday honoring the first black U.S. Marines, John Spencer imagined his mind would recall what it was like to become a Montford Point Marine. Girl, 14, slits teen's throat in hope of 1st kill, 29 Jul 2016 14:59:00 GMTHUDSON, Wis. (AP) — A 14-year-old northwestern Wisconsin girl who told police she was a psychopath looking for her first kill is accused of cycling to the home of her brother's girlfriend, beating the girl and slitting her throat. case put on hold after Supreme Court ruling, 29 Jul 2016 15:38:12 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has put former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption case on hold to give prosecutors and defense attorneys more time to analyze the Supreme Court ruling. Latest: Charity: maternity hospital bombed in Syria, 29 Jul 2016 15:46:37 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria and international efforts to resolve the crisis around the embattled city of Aleppo (all times local): weekend jackpot climbs to $478 million, 29 Jul 2016 14:35:44 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Powerball players will have a shot at the nation's eighth-largest lottery jackpot this weekend, but they'll face long odds that have led to nearly three months without a winner. 2Q revenue improves on strength in US, abroad, 29 Jul 2016 14:30:06 GMTATLANTA (AP) — UPS's second-quarter revenue improved on solid performances from its domestic and international package divisions. Its earnings edged up. The company reaffirmed its earnings guidance for the full year. Lives Matter condemns arrest of man filming police, 29 Jul 2016 14:57:27 GMTSYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Black Lives Matter activists in New York are protesting the arrest of an anti-violence advocate who was taken into custody while making a video of two officers frisking a handcuffed motorist. Michigan state workers charged in Flint water crisis, 29 Jul 2016 15:37:40 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan attorney general's office on Friday charged four current and two former state employees with misconduct in office and other crimes stemming from the lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint. dies after struggle with eastern Tennessee deputy, 29 Jul 2016 14:44:26 GMTKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An eastern Tennessee man has died after deputies say he hit his head against the pavement while resisting arrest. his brand: rapper Nas ventures into filmmaking, 29 Jul 2016 14:30:26 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Nas, one of music's most revered lyricists and story tellers, is taking his talents into filmmaking. Latest: Trump goes after "Little Michael Bloomberg", 29 Jul 2016 15:00:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race after the Democratic and Republican nominating conventions (all times EDT): Latest: Spieth makes a big move, 29 Jul 2016 15:33:31 GMTSPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local): arrests man wanted by Russia on terror-related crime, 29 Jul 2016 14:30:36 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors say a 36-year-old man wanted by Russia has been arrested at Stockholm's airport as he was about to leave the country. regulators: Still heavy risk in big bank loans, 29 Jul 2016 14:55:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators say risk remains heavy in large loans made by banks and other financial institutions, though lending standards have improved. ask appeals court to reconsider net neutrality ruling, 29 Jul 2016 15:00:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Cable and telecom industry groups want a federal appeals court to reconsider its ruling on net neutrality. posts strong 2Q numbers, while building for long term, 29 Jul 2016 15:40:24 GMTDrugmaker Merck & Co., focused heavily on its long-term future as it builds sales of crucial new medicines Keytruda for cancer and Zepatier for hepatitis C, still posted a big jump in second-quarter profit thanks to slightly higher sales and more cost cutting., foul-smelling 'corpse flower' blooms in New York City, 29 Jul 2016 14:47:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A foul smelling plant known as the "corpse flower" is finally blooming at the New York Botanical Garden in New York City. Latest: Crews make progress on Southern California fire, 29 Jul 2016 15:15:10 GMTBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): Latest: Pope visits sick children at Krakow hospital, 29 Jul 2016 15:37:23 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local): Swedes having less sex? The government wants to know, 29 Jul 2016 14:36:18 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Worried that Swedes aren't having enough sex, the government wants to analyze the bedroom activities of its citizens in a major new study. sues to get license to marry Kentucky prison inmate, 29 Jul 2016 15:46:14 GMTLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — To get a Kentucky marriage license, Bradley Jones just has to bring his fiancee to the clerk's office, but there's a problem: She's in prison and can't make the trip. likely to get more stimulus as growth halves, 29 Jul 2016 14:43:58 GMTLONDON (AP) — It seems that the strong start to the year was another false dawn for the eurozone economy and that the European Central Bank will have more to do in the months ahead to shore up growth. Latest: California coastline wildfire rages on, 29 Jul 2016 14:32:19 GMTBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local): bank confident it can weather Brexit uncertainty, 29 Jul 2016 14:31:26 GMTLONDON (AP) — British bank Barclays said Friday its second-quarter earnings rose 19 percent as it expressed confidence it could weather the uncertainty of the country's exit from the European Union. hacked at Democrats' House campaign committee, 29 Jul 2016 15:25:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The computers of the House Democratic campaign committee have been hacked in an intrusion that investigators say resembles the recent cyber breach of the Democratic National Committee, a spokeswoman for the committee said Friday. prosecutor to help in Minnesota police killing case, 29 Jul 2016 15:48:56 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota prosecutor said Friday that he won't step aside but will add a special prosecutor to his team while deciding whether to charge a police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist whose girlfriend recorded the immediate aftermath of the shooting in a live video on Facebook. controversy: Charleston to review carriage horse rules, 29 Jul 2016 15:14:05 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Charleston will review city rules on the treatment of carriage horses and mules after receiving dozens of complaints about the animals working in the heat this summer. meets with police after vigil for 3 slain officers, 29 Jul 2016 15:39:57 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch has thanked a group of police officers in Baton Rouge for their work during "challenging times" after the shooting that killed three law enforcement officers earlier this month. court won't toss charges against US Sen. Menendez, 29 Jul 2016 15:24:04 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday refused to toss a corruption case against U.S. Sen Bob Menendez of New Jersey, casting aside his argument that charges he accepted gifts in exchange for political influence should be thrown out because of a constitutional clause protecting sitting lawmakers. Corps warplane crashes in California, killing pilot, 29 Jul 2016 14:27:54 GMTTWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) — A Marine Corps F/A-18C warplane crashed in the California desert and the pilot was killed, the service said Friday. court refuses to toss charges against Sen. Menendez, 29 Jul 2016 14:57:20 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday refused to toss a corruption case against U.S. Sen Bob Menendez of New Jersey, ruling that his argument that charges he accepted gifts in exchange for political influence should be tossed because of a constitutional clause protecting sitting lawmakers should be heard at trial. visits Auschwitz, begs God to forgive "so much cruelty", 29 Jul 2016 15:20:34 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis paid a somber visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, with his only public comment a guest book entry begging God's "forgiveness for so much cruelty." goalkeeper Guzan leaves Aston Villa for Middlesbrough, 29 Jul 2016 14:36:13 GMTMIDDLESBROUGH, England (AP) — United States goalkeeper Brad Guzan is staying in the Premier League after joining promoted Middlesbrough from relegated Aston Villa. InBev gets last regulatory OK for troubled mega merger, 29 Jul 2016 14:51:27 GMTLONDON (AP) — Anheuser-Busch InBev has cleared the last regulatory hurdle to its mega merger with rival SABMiller in a deal that has hit new snags this week, when some shareholders sought an improved offer due to shifts in currency values.'s Erdogan slams US reaction to failed coup, 29 Jul 2016 15:29:49 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Friday slammed the United States for not standing firmly against a failed military coup and accused it of harboring the man he says was the plot's mastermind, as a government crackdown in the coup's aftermath strained Turkey's ties with key allies. info screens at Vietnam's 2 major airports hacked, 29 Jul 2016 14:39:50 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Screens displaying flight information at Vietnam's two major airports were hacked Friday to contain distorted information about the South China Sea and insult Vietnam and the Philippines, state media reported. to recommend AB Inbev deal despite value shift, 29 Jul 2016 15:29:11 GMTLONDON (AP) — The board of brewer SABMiller says it intends to "recommend" that shareholders accept Anheuser-Busch InBev's revised takeover offer, clearing the way for a shareholder vote on the mega-deal. play hype shows the world is still wild about Harry, 29 Jul 2016 15:30:14 GMTLONDON (AP) — There are fans with wands and wizard costumes, midnight book parties and throngs of excited muggles. Harry Potter's magic is back.