FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 11 Feb 2016 17:22:01 -08:00Fargo officer just 2nd killed in line of duty, 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. man pleads guilty in Islamic State case, 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. NHL draft to be held in Chicago, 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. gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks, 12 Feb 2016 01:15:05 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A blowout at a natural gas well that leaked uncontrollably for 16 weeks and drove thousands of residents from their Los Angeles homes was plugged Thursday, a utility said., counterpunch: GOP hopefuls bare knuckles in Carolina, 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. man says he wants to plead guilty in beheading, 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. stunned Senate hopeful may be short of ballot signatures, 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." officer convicted of manslaughter in stairwell shooting, 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. Latest: Union says verdict in officer's trial is 'bad', 12 Feb 2016 01:09:47 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): aim for temporary Syria truce in a week, 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. 'strange things' happen when voters are scared, 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.'s general counsel resigns amid execution inquiry, 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. Young wins second-round match in Memphis Open, 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.'s collar likely caused Mississippi home's explosion, 12 Feb 2016 01:18:24 GMTGULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Blame the dog. Bundy to remain in jail in 2014 Nevada standoff case, 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. agree to extension to remain at Oakland Coliseum, 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. charge California man in 7-state immigration scam, 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. on verge of recommending ban on bite mark evidence, 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. pregnant Australian woman tests positive for Zika virus, 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. FBI ring tightening, last Oregon occupiers give up, 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. Woman crafted kidnap tale to reunite with mom, 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. All-Star MVP voting to include use of player emojis, 12 Feb 2016 00:48:47 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Voting for the NBA All-Star Game MVP will include Twitter — using emojis. We Know: Last occupiers of nature preserve surrender, 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: leaders hold 1st TV debate ahead of Feb. 26 election, 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. Rose has a day to remember in Pebble debut, 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. Birbiglia pulls no punch lines in new 1-man show, 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." over guns at Tennessee legislative office complex, 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. warns messaging apps to drop same-sex emoticons, 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. cuts off power supplies to factory park in North Korea, 12 Feb 2016 01:18:50 GMTPAJU, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has cut off power and water supplies to a factory park in North Korea, officials said Friday, a day after the North deported all South Korean workers there and ordered a military takeover of the complex that had been the last major symbol of cooperation between the rivals. sites considered for embattled giant telescope, 12 Feb 2016 01:14:42 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. Man eyed in prison chief killing attempted break-in, 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. Latest: Cop guilty of manslaughter in stairwell shooting, 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): officer who shot unarmed man while patrolling dark stairwell is convicted of manslaughter, 12 Feb 2016 00:28:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — NYC officer who shot unarmed man while patrolling dark stairwell is convicted of manslaughter . committee passes bill to privatize air traffic control, 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. officer dies after gun battle in suburban Atlanta, 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. at prison in northern Mexico leaves 49 inmates dead, 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. Latest: Cop fired after conviction in stairwell shooting, 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): man awarded $23 million wants apology for shooting, 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. suicide bomber gets cold feet, refuses to kill, 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. Seizing beach by Christie brother's home cuts access, 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. Latest: Baldwin: Clinton should 'be Hillary,' despite NH, 12 Feb 2016 00:52:34 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local): Fashion Week: Kanye West wows crowd, BCBG goes Bowie, 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: Latest: Kerry calls for genuine negotiation on Syria, 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): man to appeal verdict in real estate agent's death, 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. rules against Montana woman's wrongful-birth lawsuit, 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. aims to boost campaign with focus on black voters, 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. Latest: Diplomats agree to Syria cease-fire in a week, 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): arrested in decapitation of couple appears in court, 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. charged with anti-fur campaign pleads to conspiracy, 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. for man who concealed Bosnian war-era crimes, 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.