FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:29:13 -07:00Yankees hit 3 HRs in 8-run 2nd inning, beat Red Sox 13-8http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da036d86b2a3456c9dc6ec3a767644d7Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:59:30 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Greg Bird, John Ryan Murphy and Carlos Beltran homered during an eight-run second inning Wednesday and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 13-8.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da036d86b2a3456c9dc6ec3a767644d7Lost Australian sheep yields 42 kilos (93 pounds) of fleecehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2582cd9038134644bf301f7a602e18c8Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:27:52 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An overgrown sheep found lost in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 42 kilograms (93 pounds) of wool, the shearer said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2582cd9038134644bf301f7a602e18c8Police cruiser hit by gunfire, crashes, catches firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4987ac80fb5143e59b9604ce42abab23Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:56:50 GMTMILLIS, Mass. (AP) — Police are looking for a gunman who fired at a police cruiser in a town southwest of Boston, and schools are being closed as a precaution.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4987ac80fb5143e59b9604ce42abab23Sasquatch sighting! Maine police say Bigfoot artist nabbedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7589236fa2749e3ab4b1cf455ea82fbThu, 03 Sep 2015 00:02:58 GMTKENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — Authorities have nabbed a man who's accused of spray-painting images of Sasquatch on public property in Kennebunk, Maine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7589236fa2749e3ab4b1cf455ea82fbIMF: China, tumbling commodity prices threaten world economyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6d71654cd8746daa77aa6f159ff9589Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:06:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — China's slowdown, volatile financial markets and tumbling raw-materials prices have raised the risks to economic growth around the world, the International Monetary Fund reported Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6d71654cd8746daa77aa6f159ff9589New project at Atlanta museum focuses on LGBT civil rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00949d3e4bb84edb9254933158f0f533Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:28:45 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Leaders of an Atlanta museum want the space focused on modern and historic civil rights to contribute to a national push to ensure LGBT rights, particularly in southern states.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00949d3e4bb84edb9254933158f0f533Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attentionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f25582e0e26e4bb69dd058d319201754Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:14:27 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents of a Native village threatened by erosion were thankful Wednesday for President Barack Obama's attention to their plight, saying they hope his visit to Alaska will help them secure funding to build a critical evacuation road to drier ground.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f25582e0e26e4bb69dd058d319201754Fan injured at Fenway Park expected to leave hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e77c4f7fc0eb4a6fb4cb8b14d533e1a7Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:12:05 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox say a fan who was injured at Fenway Park trying to catch a foul ball is expected to be released from a hospital Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e77c4f7fc0eb4a6fb4cb8b14d533e1a7Oldest survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/177f53b140a74381bf7b5d2293ea4676Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:21:03 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded, her daughter said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/177f53b140a74381bf7b5d2293ea4676UNICEF: 40 percent school dropouts in Mideast conflict areashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8084eeac1b74b90b6f288d46e1e872bThu, 03 Sep 2015 00:10:12 GMTAMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Forty percent of children from five conflict-scarred Middle Eastern countries are not attending school, the United Nations agency for children said Thursday, warning that losing this generation will lead to more militancy, migration and a dim future for the region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8084eeac1b74b90b6f288d46e1e872bSon of man convicted in Jewish site shootings testifieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/155e0d20fd6347eca96315791718257dThu, 03 Sep 2015 00:10:05 GMTOLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The son of a man convicted of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City says no one else in their family shares his father's anti-Semitic views.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/155e0d20fd6347eca96315791718257dObama: Alaska's warming climate is wake-up call to US, worldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/132f70a6b6b948039f97fba87a580321Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:11:25 GMTKOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama says Alaska's warming climate is a wake-up call to America and should be a wake-up call for the rest of the world, too.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/132f70a6b6b948039f97fba87a580321California data shows racial disparity in arrests, deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/849b09f3501343aba74a0899d81cb5f7Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:58:41 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Just 6 percent of Californians are African American, yet they are involved in 17 percent of all arrests in the state and a quarter of in-custody deaths, according to what officials called a nationally unprecedented release of data Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/849b09f3501343aba74a0899d81cb5f7New Ferguson report offers lessons on handling protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61b9f940ddc04ce58f706ea44364e219Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:33:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such problems could happen in other places roiled by mistrust between law enforcement and the community.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61b9f940ddc04ce58f706ea44364e219Mexico Senate ratifies academic as next ambassador to UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef2c1ce001124bc3b0670bfc3963382aThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:22:34 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican lawmakers have confirmed a U.S.-based Mexican academic as the country's next ambassador to the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef2c1ce001124bc3b0670bfc3963382aVigil held for Illinois police officer nearing retirementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c57f377278b48bfa5548083c3f96312Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:18:39 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was on the brink of retiring after a 30-year career in law enforcement. At 52, the tattooed police officer with a shaved head could still be tough and intimidating if the job called for it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c57f377278b48bfa5548083c3f96312Indonesia extradites ex-police officer sought in US murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d55b3d88c65428dba8ccbaf24625bacThu, 03 Sep 2015 00:06:21 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former Austin, Texas, police officer has been charged with capital murder in the death of his pregnant girlfriend, according to a federal affidavit unsealed Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d55b3d88c65428dba8ccbaf24625bacLatest on US Open: Bouchard has 1st win streak since Marchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3099766303d1496b9727a71e0495f142Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:05:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3099766303d1496b9727a71e0495f142China launches military parade through Beijing to mark 70th anniversary of defeat of Japanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff725b1741ab4aa28bd21b547526a8feThu, 03 Sep 2015 02:05:12 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China launches military parade through Beijing to mark 70th anniversary of defeat of Japan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff725b1741ab4aa28bd21b547526a8feObama visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaskahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05ca2e46eda84bb8b940fed8b93b9d2dThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:18:19 GMTKOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — With a historic visit to the Alaska Arctic, President Barack Obama on Wednesday turned the spotlight on the plight of Alaska Natives and others who toil in rural areas under rough-and-tumble conditions that most Americans would be hard-pressed to imagine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05ca2e46eda84bb8b940fed8b93b9d2dIllinois city, creator of Twitter parody account settle suithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7769e0aa9ca441aaaf761007b0cdc932Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:02:31 GMTCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The central Illinois city of Peoria tentatively agreed Wednesday to pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a man whose home was raided by police over a Twitter account he created depicting the mayor as a lewd fan of drugs and alcohol.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7769e0aa9ca441aaaf761007b0cdc932Lawsuit: Western sheep operators colluded against workershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/813bfb19b19a45f5a7c1b31265ba800eThu, 03 Sep 2015 00:50:44 GMTCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two former shepherds from Peru are accusing key players in the sheep industry in the western U.S. of conspiring to keep wages low for foreign workers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/813bfb19b19a45f5a7c1b31265ba800ePujols hits 35th home run as Angels take series from A'shttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/603c93dd42d24647a7bdc3eee55eeb82Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:07:08 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols has been saying for about 15 years now that he will reflect on the many milestones and special home runs once his career is through, and he still hopes that is many seasons down the road.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/603c93dd42d24647a7bdc3eee55eeb8210 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5389f68d309d4764a75189dbf9b16c1eThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:01:23 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5389f68d309d4764a75189dbf9b16c1eBaylor handling of sex assault cases gets outside probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/420a103cf44947048925025d984863adThu, 03 Sep 2015 00:20:14 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University has hired a Philadelphia law firm to independently investigate the university's handling of sexual assault complaints, including one against defensive end Sam Ukwuachu.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/420a103cf44947048925025d984863adChina marks Japan WWII defeat, shows rising power in paradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04a1790b494a421ea1089b51d80503ccThu, 03 Sep 2015 02:16:37 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China has launched a major military parade through Beijing to commemorate Japan's World War II defeat while underlining President Xi Jinping's determination to make his country Asia's pre-eminent power.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04a1790b494a421ea1089b51d80503ccDickey throws 4-hitter, Jays beat Indians 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0a7f8a811ca44f7800b485a4aa974d5Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:59:53 GMTTORONTO (AP) — R.A. Dickey pitched a four-hitter to win his seventh straight decision, Josh Donaldson had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0a7f8a811ca44f7800b485a4aa974d5No charges against officer in Washington police shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe4ea4c3995f446d86db8ce66ec238a3Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:35:39 GMTOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A police officer who shot and injured two men he says repeatedly threatened him during a late night encounter on a dark street was justified in the shooting, and the men have been charged with assault, a prosecutor said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe4ea4c3995f446d86db8ce66ec238a32 soldiers injured after Black Hawk helicopter hard landinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61fd3ec52d884e1883adb768a15038b6Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:02:06 GMTCASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Fort Carson says a Black Hawk helicopter landed hard in a suburban Denver forest in Douglas County, injuring two soldiers onboard.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61fd3ec52d884e1883adb768a15038b6Latest on US Open: Bryan brothers upset in 1st roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daccf1cdeaaa4107808514da6a5187afThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:48:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daccf1cdeaaa4107808514da6a5187afAP sources: GOP seeks pledge to avert Trump third-party runhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3f16a520d354d09a79244a9130c938aThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:53:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid under any circumstances.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3f16a520d354d09a79244a9130c938aDean Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b830b85a4bcf4bf097462666f7bd6442Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:54:46 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," has died of Parkinson's disease. He was 84.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b830b85a4bcf4bf097462666f7bd6442Ex-corporal: Tulsa sheriff failed to act on deputy criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69ac524c6ad54aa89f614c4ad172efd8Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:39:09 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma sheriff's corporal said Wednesday that the leader of the department should have taken action after an internal memo raised questions about the training and workplace behavior of a volunteer deputy who later fatally shot an unarmed man.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69ac524c6ad54aa89f614c4ad172efd8Indian man injured by police testifies against officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8a575df601e41f485a2c0133076bd51Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:10:57 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Indian man left partially paralyzed when he was slammed to the ground during a police stop in Alabama testified Wednesday that he'd been in the state only about a week when he was confronted by officers investigating a call about a suspicious person.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8a575df601e41f485a2c0133076bd51Taming Las Vegas street performances tabled until Sept. 16http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2935f2f928ed49e58e43862c655709efThu, 03 Sep 2015 00:01:57 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A proposal to tame the often rowdy and revealing gauntlet of downtown Las Vegas entertainers will get more time for city leaders to craft the rules.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2935f2f928ed49e58e43862c655709efThe Latest: Vigil held for officer killed in Illinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edb755f1c00049d5b5cd0262f2ec424bThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:48:46 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edb755f1c00049d5b5cd0262f2ec424bStephen Colbert one-ups Jeb Bush raffle with 1 of his ownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c956489247c44c5a694634ae9cd2e1aThu, 03 Sep 2015 00:58:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Score one for Stephen Colbert.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c956489247c44c5a694634ae9cd2e1aFeeling 'tight,' Serena Williams moves forward in Slam bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0038b5c8f2b3488288bbc67806c35884Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:58:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The enormity of what is at stake for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open — the first true Grand Slam in tennis in more than a quarter of a century — hit her Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0038b5c8f2b3488288bbc67806c35884School drug counselors charged in $46 million fraud schemehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/441c6c33c38d4067865873a9b92d3aceThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:07:33 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Some were students who had tried drugs or alcohol, but didn't have substance abuse problems. Others were young addicts in need of help.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/441c6c33c38d4067865873a9b92d3aceLatest on US Open: For 18-year-old Bencic, up-and-down moodshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3dcd2eb83cd4b4cb5be997af4168be0Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:08:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3dcd2eb83cd4b4cb5be997af4168be0House committee to investigate charges vs Sec of State Duranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fba8d5c03a09428287e9ba97decc445fThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:00:15 GMTSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The speaker of New Mexico's House of Representatives said Wednesday that he has created a special committee to investigate charges of fraud, embezzlement and money laundering against Secretary of State Dianna Duran.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fba8d5c03a09428287e9ba97decc445fLatest on US Open: Venus Williams into 3rd round in 3 setshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce245bc26c5a4db5b0929f96f87a3b0fThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:44:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce245bc26c5a4db5b0929f96f87a3b0fJudge OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old's parentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f4fc79daa1243b3a53838c67cfd3183Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:42:43 GMTDOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to undergo gender-reassignment surgery, rejecting her parents' effort to block the operation because they say she's mentally incompetent.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f4fc79daa1243b3a53838c67cfd3183Hewitt, in final US Open, not relishing match vs countrymanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/197773d95772408fbff657170449cbc7Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:39:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt cheered from the stands Tuesday night as one young Australian took the court in the U.S. Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/197773d95772408fbff657170449cbc7Federal Sony data breach lawsuit settled, lawyer sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed3d1d77746143239234a6d053437b21Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:00:16 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Sony Pictures Entertainment employees whose personal information was posted online last year after a massive data breach have reached a settlement in a proposed class action lawsuit, their attorneys said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed3d1d77746143239234a6d053437b21The Latest: Protesters demand justice for Gray and othershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9abdff19fd0d4dcc9300b9adefbeea22Wed, 02 Sep 2015 23:53:10 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury in custody (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9abdff19fd0d4dcc9300b9adefbeea22Super PAC backing Scott Walker announces $9 million ad buyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81dea1a15c75432296414e0e0f398f09Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:07:16 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — A super PAC backing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's run for the White House announced a $9.25 million ad buy Wednesday for three early voting states, expanding on a $7 million television ad campaign that starts in Iowa next week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81dea1a15c75432296414e0e0f398f09Latest on US Open: Swiss teen Bencic wins through the tearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/311f5e429f8e4537923f032c34113cc6Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:00:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/311f5e429f8e4537923f032c34113cc6Obama's fish tale: salmon spawning on his shoeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efb75181636c4458994972034cbe1a9bThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:36:47 GMTDILLINGHAM, Alaska (AP) — This oh-my moment was nowhere on the official schedule for President Barack Obama's visit to Alaska: salmon spawning on his shoes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efb75181636c4458994972034cbe1a9bJudge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87b85b8a36554782aad121f6c6dd6e5eThu, 03 Sep 2015 01:26:48 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge also refused to remove the prosecutor in the case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87b85b8a36554782aad121f6c6dd6e5e