FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Nov 2015 19:17:50 -08:00Venezuela opposition party says regional official slain, 26 Nov 2015 02:43:34 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan opposition party says one of its regional officials was shot to death at a campaign rally for next week's congressional elections. stops 27 shots, Blue Jackets beat Devils 2-1, 26 Nov 2015 02:59:00 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Matt Calvert scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Sergei Bobrovsky made 27 saves to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Wednesday night. successfully defends WBA super-welterweight title, 26 Nov 2015 03:00:39 GMTHIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — Cuba's Erislandy Lara successfully defended his World Boxing Association super-welterweight title Wednesday night, stopping former welterweight champion Jan Zaveck in the third round. reduces sentence of journalist to 5 years from 7, 26 Nov 2015 02:14:52 GMTBEIJING (AP) — An imprisoned 71-year-old Chinese journalist has had her sentence reduced to five years from seven following an appeal, her lawyer said Thursday. WR Bailey has surgery after being shot in Florida, 26 Nov 2015 00:40:47 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Many St. Louis Rams players woke to the news that Stedman Bailey had been shot in the head. scores twice, Canucks beats Wild 3-2, 26 Nov 2015 02:50:58 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Radim Vrbata scored twice, Jannik Hansen once and the Vancouver Canucks held off the Minnesota Wild 3-2 Wednesday night. Red-haired students at middle school bullied, 26 Nov 2015 02:05:02 GMTMELROSE, Mass. (AP) — School officials in a Boston suburb say they are outraged by a bullying incident in which a group of middle school students kicked other students with red hair during a break in classes. Latest: Minneapolis protesters plan peaceful night, 26 Nov 2015 02:30:43 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked more than a week of demonstrations (all times local): on government spending and debt, 26 Nov 2015 00:29:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Korea: 125,000 Volkswagen diesel cars rigged emissions, 26 Nov 2015 01:48:26 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's Ministry of Environment says it found that Volkswagen rigged emissions in 125,000 Tiguan diesel vehicles sold in the country since 2008. Obama 'disturbed' by Chicago police shooting video, 26 Nov 2015 01:32:57 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): has 18 points, 20 boards as Pistons rout Heat, 26 Nov 2015 03:04:56 GMTAUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Andre Drummond had 18 points and 20 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons ended a two-game losing streak with a 104-81 rout of the Miami Heat on Wednesday night. calls for candidates for next UN chief by spring, 26 Nov 2015 00:42:55 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — A draft letter from the presidents of the Security Council and the General Assembly calls for candidates to replace Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to declare their interest next spring and for the next U.N. chief to be selected by September or October in order to have sufficient time to prepare for the critically important job. says it's closing in on tiger that escaped month ago, 26 Nov 2015 03:07:57 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A tiger named "Ankor" marked a full month on the run Wednesday, having evaded capture since he escaped from a restaurant zoo and disappeared into what appears to be a very tiger-friendly habitat on Mexico's southern Pacific coast. scores in OT to lift Penguins over Blues 4-3, 26 Nov 2015 03:07:38 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin scored 1:03 into overtime and Sidney Crosby broke out with two goals to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night. close with 25-2 run to beat Wizards 101-87, 26 Nov 2015 02:42:46 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeremy Lamb had 18 points and seven rebounds, Nicolas Batum added 16 points and 11 assists and the Charlotte Hornets closed with a 25-2 run to beat the Washington Wizards 101-87 on Wednesday night. library set to open in polygamous community, 26 Nov 2015 02:56:28 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A public library is set to open next year in a polygamous town on the Utah-Arizona border that hasn't had one for decades because of controlling sect leaders who try to limit followers' exposure to the outside world. Kong's SCMP confirms offer received for media business, 26 Nov 2015 02:35:41 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — The publisher of Hong Kong's leading English language newspaper says it's considering an offer for its media business. known seabird is back at Midway Atoll near Hawaii, 26 Nov 2015 01:28:07 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Federal wildlife officials say the world's oldest known seabird has returned to Midway Atoll. scores go-ahead goal, Hurricanes beat Oilers 4-1, 26 Nov 2015 02:54:28 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Elias Lindholm scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second period, Cam Ward made 30 saves and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Wednesday night. admin says states lack authority to block refugees, 26 Nov 2015 00:54:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a growing political controversy, the Obama administration on Wednesday reminded state officials across the country that states do not have legal authority to refuse to accept Syrian refugees. scores 15, leads No. 6 Duke past pesky Yale 80-61, 26 Nov 2015 03:04:26 GMTDURHAM, N.C. (AP) — When No. 6 Duke needed a spark, the Blue Devils asked their longest, most athletic freshman to spread his arms on defense and create some havoc. Korea: VW rigged emissions in 125,000 diesel vehicles, 26 Nov 2015 02:53:20 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday it fined Volkswagen $12.3 million and ordered recalls of 125,522 diesel vehicles after the government found their emissions tests were rigged. scores 25 as No. 21 Oregon beats Arkansas State, 26 Nov 2015 02:43:57 GMTEUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Dwayne Benjamin scored 25 points, Chris Boucher had 17 points and a school-record nine blocks, and No. 21 Oregon rolled to a 91-68 victory over Arkansas State on Wednesday night. Things to Know for Thursday, 26 Nov 2015 02:15:38 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: Latest: Filing: Man called friend about protest shooting, 26 Nov 2015 03:01:08 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked more than a week of demonstrations (all times local): charges for man who left rifle at Utah Capitol, 26 Nov 2015 00:51:32 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who left an unloaded semi-automatic rifle at the state Capitol as part of a protest against gun violence won't face charges from the October incident, prosecutors said Wednesday. FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables, 26 Nov 2015 01:12:31 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Testing has pointed toward a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler as the source of E. coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, a Costco official said Wednesday. rights body: Police used excessive force in 6 deaths, 26 Nov 2015 00:50:29 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's governmental human rights commission said Wednesday that excessive use of force by federal police resulted in six civilian deaths in a confrontation last January, including a person who was shot dead while lying wounded on the ground and posing no threat. official details favorable treatment of players, 26 Nov 2015 03:01:58 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida State University official who had been in charge of the office that counsels campus rape victims told lawyers suing the school that her office has handled 20 allegations of rape involving football players in the past nine years., Orlov lead Capitals over Jets 5-3, 26 Nov 2015 02:53:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov had one goal and two assists and Dmitry Orlov broke a tie late in the second period to lift the Washington Capitals over the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 Wednesday night for their third straight win. has 71 at Australian Open, trails early leader by 5, 26 Nov 2015 02:26:10 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Jordan Spieth birdied his opening hole and bogeyed his last during an even-par 71 Thursday that saw the defending champion trail early leader Lincoln Tighe by five strokes on a blustery, hot day at the Australian Open. company postpones canal project in Nicaragua, 26 Nov 2015 01:44:25 GMTMANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A Chinese company said Wednesday it is delaying the start of construction on a $50 billion inter-ocean canal across Nicaragua until late 2016. funeral for slain Minneapolis man, vow to seek justice, 26 Nov 2015 02:22:45 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people filled a Minneapolis church on Wednesday for the funeral of a black man whose death in a confrontation with police has sparked days of ongoing protests, while charges were pending against four men suspected in a shooting that wounded several of the protesters. 2 handcuffed as Chicago protesters disrupt traffic, 26 Nov 2015 02:15:45 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): scores 23 as No. 12 Virginia beats Lehigh 80-54, 26 Nov 2015 02:11:09 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon scored 23 points, and No. 12 Virginia beat Lehigh 80-54 on Wednesday night for its fourth consecutive victory. found near Houston may be teen missing for 25 years, 26 Nov 2015 01:22:54 GMTWHARTON, Texas (AP) — Authorities near Houston have uncovered the possible remains of a 15-year-old girl who was missing for 25 years, after the family of a suspect in her death came forward with a tip, sheriff's officials said Wednesday. get 24 from Oladipo to beat Knicks 100-91, 26 Nov 2015 02:48:40 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Victor Oladipo scored a season-high 24 points, Nik Vucevic added 22 points and 12 rebounds and the Orlando Magic beat the New York Knicks 100-91 on Wednesday night. wildfire kills at least 2 and injures 13 others, 26 Nov 2015 01:01:54 GMTADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Firefighters contained a large wildfire Thursday that had caused at least two deaths, 13 injuries and destroyed at least 16 homes near the southern Australian city of Adelaide, officials said.'s promise to expel Venezuela from Mercosur unlikely, 26 Nov 2015 02:08:18 GMTMONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Experts say a promise by Argentina's president-elect to expel Venezuela from the Mercosur trade bloc seems unlikely to be fulfilled. fight erupts over care of media mogul Sumner Redstone, 26 Nov 2015 01:46:11 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A legal battle that began Wednesday over medical care for ailing media mogul Sumner Redstone has produced dueling portraits of the billionaire's health and mental state.' 29 leads No. 18 South Florida women past Butler, 26 Nov 2015 02:07:29 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Courtney Williams had 29 points, 10 rebounds and five assists to help No. 18 South Florida beat Butler 87-77 on Wednesday night. Community leaders say problems extend beyond video, 26 Nov 2015 01:47:48 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): employees' hacking suit settlement gets preliminary OK, 26 Nov 2015 01:09:23 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a settlement of up to $8 million between Sony Pictures Entertainment and current and former employees related to the hack of the company's computers last year. Planned Parenthood says legal action likely, 26 Nov 2015 00:36:23 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A regional Planned Parenthood official said Wednesday that the organization likely would take legal action against the state of Missouri after a Columbia clinic halted abortions this week, leaving just one in the state that still performs them. end record scoring drought, beat Sabres 3-2, 26 Nov 2015 02:58:53 GMTBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Mike Fisher ended Nashville's franchise-record scoring drought in the first period and the Predators beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing streak. hangs on for 72-69 win over No. 13 Indiana, 26 Nov 2015 00:50:44 GMTLAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Patrick McCaw scored 20 points and UNLV hung on through the frantic final seconds for a 72-69 victory over No. 13 Indiana on Wednesday in the fifth-place game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. Latest: 4th man in custody in Minneapolis shootings, 26 Nov 2015 02:07:42 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked more than a week of demonstrations (all times local):'s 19 helps No. 25 Texas A&M past Texas 84-73, 26 Nov 2015 02:32:29 GMTPARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Danuel House had 19 points, Anthony Collins scored 15 and No. 25 Texas A&M beat Texas 84-73 on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Battle 4 Atlantis. to target Chicago shopping area on Black Friday, 26 Nov 2015 02:29:55 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Small groups of demonstrators gathered again Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago's famous Michigan Avenue shopping district during the Black Friday shopping bonanza.