FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Aug 2016 14:32:51 -07:00Photographer seeking $1 billion from Getty Images agency, 24 Aug 2016 21:18:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An accomplished photographer who lets the public use thousands of her images of America for free has sued the Getty Images photo agency in New York for more than $1 billion, saying it's improperly selling her work and sending threatening letters to those who don't pay. time for Gulf oil = record low lease bidding, 24 Aug 2016 21:09:31 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The federal government's annual sale of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico attracted hardly any interest on Wednesday, reflecting a dismal outlook for offshore drilling. penalized for taking recruits to play 'Pokemon Go', 24 Aug 2016 20:57:00 GMTCOMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Two officers in a suburban Denver police department that's under federal investigation are no longer allowed to train recruits after taking them to play "Pokemon Go" instead of teaching them. challenging Md. congressional districts moving forward, 24 Aug 2016 20:16:05 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. Mounties allow officers to wear hijab, 24 Aug 2016 20:15:55 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Canada's national police force recently permitted its women officers to wear the hijab. man who threw boiled water on gay men gets 40 years, 24 Aug 2016 21:11:11 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison Wednesday for throwing boiled water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery. votes separate Oklahoma Democrat congressional candidates, 24 Aug 2016 21:27:44 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The runner-up in a Democratic runoff election for an Oklahoma congressional seat in which the two candidates are separated by only 40 votes said Wednesday he has not decided whether to seek a recount, as the front-runner refocused his campaign against the Republican incumbent in November's general election. the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016 20:49:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed lower on Wednesday, led by sharp declines in health-care companies as outrage over the steep price hikes for Mylan's EpiPens escalates. Syria and Islamic State blamed for chemical attacks, 24 Aug 2016 21:10:21 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — An international team has blamed the Syrian government and Islamic State militants for chemical attacks in the conflict-wracked nation during 2014 and 2015, a French diplomat said Wednesday. plane was not a secret, Baltimore police say, 24 Aug 2016 20:32:42 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The chief spokesman for Baltimore police insists that a trial program in which a manned plane with cameras flies over the city and feeds information to law enforcement was not a secret. public school founder admits to $8M in tax fraud, 24 Aug 2016 20:55:16 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — The founder and former CEO of an online public school that educates thousands of Pennsylvania students pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal tax fraud, acknowledging he siphoned more than $8 million from The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School through for-profit and nonprofit companies he controlled. legislative hopeful claims nude photo extortion plot, 24 Aug 2016 21:11:55 GMTRENO, Nev. (AP) — Police are investigating an alleged extortion plot against a Reno Republican running for the state legislature who says he's ending his campaign after someone hacked his email and sent nude photos of him to GOP leaders. end lower as health-care companies decline, 24 Aug 2016 20:48:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed lower on Wednesday, led by sharp declines in health-care companies as outrage over the steep price hikes for Mylan's EpiPens escalates. Islamic State recruit gets 8 years in prison, 24 Aug 2016 20:18:18 GMTOXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who once tried to join the Islamic State group credited arresting FBI agents with saving his life as he was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday, telling a federal judge he didn't then understand what the Islamic State represented. letter from Bonnie and Clyde to ex-ally up for auction, 24 Aug 2016 20:56:04 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. doubles duo: Federer, Nadal to team up in Laver Cup, 24 Aug 2016 20:07:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, who have faced each other in eight major finals, plan to team up as doubles partners next year during the inaugural Laver Cup. Feigen apologizes for 'serious distraction' in Rio, 24 Aug 2016 20:46:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. swimmer James Feigen apologized for the "serious distraction" he and three teammates caused at a gas station during the Rio Olympics, saying he omitted facts in his statement to police. Latest: Governor, family still out of flooded mansion, 24 Aug 2016 20:33:35 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local): earthquake shakes central Myanmar, 24 Aug 2016 20:27:24 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least four people and damaging nearly a hundred ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major tourist site, officials said. Latest: Islamic State recruit thanks FBI for his arrest, 24 Aug 2016 20:12:06 GMTOXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a Mississippi man who tried to join the Islamic State group (all times local): EXPLAINS: Difference between shallow, deep earthquakes, 24 Aug 2016 20:29:58 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A strong earthquake rocks Italy, flattening towns and killing scores of people. An even bigger quake hits Myanmar the same day, killing a few people and shattering ancient Buddhist pagodas. trial ordered in suit over man's killing by Anaheim cop, 24 Aug 2016 20:05:30 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court has ordered a new trial in a lawsuit brought by the mother of an Anaheim gang member whose killing by a police officer four years ago sparked nights of protests and riots. Latest: Thousands without power after Indiana tornadoes, 24 Aug 2016 20:52:01 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes touching down in central Indiana (all times local): towns hit by layoffs to get job grants from US gov't, 24 Aug 2016 21:25:53 GMTHUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Communities in nine U.S. states 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. look at some companies struggling with rising debt, 24 Aug 2016 20:25:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. companies are sitting on hundreds of billions of cash, so you might think they are in great financial shape. to rule on tribe's oil pipeline request by Sept. 9, 24 Aug 2016 21:05:35 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A ruling in the request by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to stop a four-state oil pipeline under construction near their reservation will come by Sept. 9, a federal judge said Wednesday. groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools, 24 Aug 2016 20:11:22 GMTDELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — It would be a mistake for state officials to start closing underperforming Michigan schools for academic reasons because it would devastate communities while not improving student achievement, concerned educators said Wednesday. 1 year after woman's death, coroner rules it homicide, 24 Aug 2016 20:45:53 GMTDUNCAN, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina coroner says a woman with cerebral palsy who was found dead in her home last year had been strangled.'s Sarkozy brands burkinis a 'provocation', 24 Aug 2016 20:52:03 GMTPARIS (AP) — France's former conservative president, Nicolas Sarkozy, has branded the full-body burkini swimsuits worn by some Muslim women a "provocation" that he says supports radicalized Islam. says airstrike in Syria may have killed civilians, 24 Aug 2016 21:14:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says an airstrike in Syria may have inadvertently killed an unspecified number of civilians. officials: Pension change could be 'devastating', 24 Aug 2016 20:42:36 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says a pending move by Illinois' largest public-pension fund would increase the state's required payment by hundreds of millions of dollars, potentially leading to higher taxes or massive cuts to education and social services already suffering amid a budget crisis. Jersey governor vetoes bill requiring smart guns be sold, 24 Aug 2016 21:23:37 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday rejected legislation to increase the sales of smart guns, saying the measure would make the state "inhospitable" to legal gun ownership. Latest: Jury gets case of Russian accused of hacking, 24 Aug 2016 20:09:34 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. businesses (all times local): sentenced for attempted murder of San Diego TV anchor, 24 Aug 2016 20:38:36 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge has sentenced a house painter to nearly 39 years in prison for shooting a TV sports anchor in San Diego. owner Mara 'comfortable' with NFL suspension of Brown, 24 Aug 2016 20:09:16 GMTEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A visibly shaken Giants owner John Mara said Wednesday he was fine with the NFL's suspension of placekicker Josh Brown for one game, despite allegations Brown abused his ex-wife as many as 20 times prior to the Giants signing Brown to a two-year extension last spring. fix will close Washington Monument for 9 months, 24 Aug 2016 20:39:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The lone, balky elevator that takes visitors to the top of the 555-foot Washington Monument needs a major renovation that will require closing the landmark for nine months, officials said Wednesday. expedition off California reveals sunken warship, 24 Aug 2016 21:19:35 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. Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct. 6, 24 Aug 2016 21:23:53 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for daily public tours starting Oct. 6, the trust company overseeing his estate announced Wednesday. and TurboTax maker Intuit sink on weak forecasts, 24 Aug 2016 20:47:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday: wants photos of Michael Brown's body restricted, 24 Aug 2016 20:47:36 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for the police force and prosecutor that oversaw the investigation of Michael Brown's 2014 death in Ferguson asked a federal judge to consider blocking the release of "grisly" photographs of the black 18-year-old's body to his family's attorneys, worried they could prompt violence if leaked. bridge collapse survivor faces terror charge, 24 Aug 2016 21:20:06 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A survivor of the 2007 Minneapolis bridge collapse that killed 13 people and injured 145 is now facing terror charges after authorities say he went to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Carolina Democrats to drop Jefferson-Jackson reference, 24 Aug 2016 21:00:43 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's Democrats will rename their annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner after the upcoming fundraiser in September, making theirs the latest state party to distance itself from the slave-owning presidents who are considered the party's founders. Treasury blasts European tax probe of multinationals, 24 Aug 2016 20:03:55 GMTU.S. officials are publicly criticizing Europe's investigations into favorable tax arrangements that Apple and other multinational companies have reached with Ireland and a few other countries. Latest: Man who threw boiled water on gays gets 40 years, 24 Aug 2016 20:08:49 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man accused of pouring boiled water on a sleeping gay couple (all times local): charges in shooting of Boston man by terror investigators, 24 Aug 2016 21:18:36 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors have announced they will not seek criminal charges against a Boston officer and an FBI agent who fatally shot a man last year who they believed was plotting an attack against police. Latest: Quake rescue work suspended at Italian hotel, 24 Aug 2016 21:00:10 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):, aiming to widen support, makes pitch to Hispanics, 24 Aug 2016 20:30:22 GMTTAMPA, Florida (AP) — Visiting a battleground state he can't afford to lose, Donald Trump promised Hispanics "a much better life" on Wednesday in a Florida speech that continued his recent effort to soften his tone and broaden his support 11 weeks before the presidential election. Service: 'Destructive tornado' in central Indiana, 24 Aug 2016 20:50:08 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — At least two tornadoes struck central Indiana on Wednesday, downing trees and destroying a Starbucks. emergency suspected in San Francisco sidewalk crash, 24 Aug 2016 20:37:18 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A cab driver may have experienced a medical emergency when his taxi jumped a curb and plowed into two people on a downtown San Francisco sidewalk. I'll campaign for Clinton, down-ticket Democrats, 24 Aug 2016 21:11:37 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday he'll campaign actively this fall to send Democrat Hillary Clinton to the White House and bolster the party's congressional candidates, with swings already planned in New Hampshire, New York and Washington state.