FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:14:10 -07:00Mexico weighs ex-dictator Porfirio Diaz century after deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d7e4c7c99274825a48eefb42c15d5fcWed, 01 Jul 2015 18:00:03 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's reviled former dictator Porfirio Diaz is getting some unexpected respect a century after he died in exile.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d7e4c7c99274825a48eefb42c15d5fcCalifornia cities show biggest water savings yet in droughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9319785e8b11428d8f3afd23a68f8011Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:06:04 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California cities hit record conservation during the drought after cutting water use 29 percent in May, according to data released by a state agency Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9319785e8b11428d8f3afd23a68f80112nd Ebola case declared in Liberia as health workers protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e9b17bf72f746cc88f95d5483f67a0fWed, 01 Jul 2015 18:29:33 GMTMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberian officials confirmed a second Ebola case Wednesday in the same town where the disease was detected days earlier on the corpse of a teenager, seven weeks after the country was declared Ebola-free.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e9b17bf72f746cc88f95d5483f67a0fThe Latest: Serena wins, reaches 3rd round at Wimbledonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd618cf9a5ed42e499ddb955eb6dd147Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:55:39 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd618cf9a5ed42e499ddb955eb6dd1473,000 baby floats recalled because they can deflatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b60b4268f0314207a10556b58720ba26Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:51:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — About 3,000 inflatable baby floats are being recalled because they can deflate, posing a risk that a child could drown.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b60b4268f0314207a10556b58720ba26Document shows Justice Dept investigating whether airlines are colluding to keep airfares highhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5d7b2713a42456388daa336f2a9ae92Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:51:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Document shows Justice Dept investigating whether airlines are colluding to keep airfares high.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5d7b2713a42456388daa336f2a9ae92Kevin Love pens piece saying he's staying in Clevelandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88274d19a24f4b21968b1362884aaa0bWed, 01 Jul 2015 18:48:16 GMTKevin Love is staying in Cleveland and it's going to be for the long term.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88274d19a24f4b21968b1362884aaa0bUN: At least 1,466 Iraqis killed in June due to violencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9befa95ef9f943d3bd192b4f22755d65Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:28:08 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — At least 1,466 Iraqis were killed by armed conflict in June, up more than 40 percent from the previous month as security forces suffered mounting casualties battling the Islamic State group, according to U.N. figures released Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9befa95ef9f943d3bd192b4f22755d65Justice Department investigating potential airline collusionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b12d71d3a344327a0f05067ad89eb69Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:53:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A document obtained by The Associated Press shows the Justice Department is investigating whether airlines are colluding to grow at a slower pace as part of an effort to keep airfares high.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b12d71d3a344327a0f05067ad89eb69Penguins acquire Phil Kessel from Maple Leafs in major tradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b8d6f9fdcce49e98b8d19bd8c51c2a3Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:06:18 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins gave stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin some help, acquiring Phil Kessel from Toronto on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b8d6f9fdcce49e98b8d19bd8c51c2a3The Latest: Wawrinka through to 3rd round at Wimbledonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2768435debb4d55bc81163430ee66e2Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:26:10 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2768435debb4d55bc81163430ee66e2Mexican judge releases son of Jalisco cartel leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7357124c2c8240b0b2ee238f3ae42fe0Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:01:18 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A judge in Mexico ordered the release of the alleged second-in-command of Mexico's most violent drug cartel, judicial officials said Wednesday. It's the second time the cartel leader's son has been released.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7357124c2c8240b0b2ee238f3ae42fe0Stone Mountain Park official: Rebel flags must fly under lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efa73b4617f747f4b1626ef57cf5e82cWed, 01 Jul 2015 19:00:14 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The head of a state authority that oversees Georgia's Stone Mountain Park says Confederate flags will continue flying at a memorial plaza there because state law prevents their removal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efa73b4617f747f4b1626ef57cf5e82cConfidential UN report positive on Iran nuclear commitmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c72ec13def344f79903263820c5d1463Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:51:35 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Iran has met a key commitment under a preliminary nuclear deal setting up the current talks on a final agreement, leaving it with several tons less of the material it could use to make weapons, according to a U.N. report issued Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c72ec13def344f79903263820c5d1463Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64d82fe0d30045c5840af84bdce76b44Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:50:26 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Eurozone finance ministers decided Wednesday to break off talks on more aid for Greece until after it holds a weekend referendum, even as the Greek government pressed ahead with plans to let the people decide whether to accept more austerity measures in exchange for a rescue deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64d82fe0d30045c5840af84bdce76b44Federal judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d74a9797433546ea8568cfad89ca6a8fWed, 01 Jul 2015 18:29:46 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With a handful of Alabama counties still refusing to grant gay marriages even as they issued licenses for straight weddings, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that all must abide by court decisions allowing same-sex unions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d74a9797433546ea8568cfad89ca6a8fAir Force professor found stranded on cliff after 2 dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63708327f6844041831a27f377238508Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:59:04 GMTCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An Air Force Academy professor who went missing for two days while on a hike is recovering after he got injured and stranded on a cliff face in Colorado.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63708327f6844041831a27f377238508Bangladesh-based poverty group founder wins World Food Prizehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/780e0adebd92401a991f2d628d93b289Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:18:57 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A man who created a nonprofit organization credited with helping more than 150 million people out of poverty was named the winner of the 2015 World Food Prize on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/780e0adebd92401a991f2d628d93b289Russian prosecutors scoff at Baltics independence probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61b50a76d15044c7ada5ec6b98b778ecWed, 01 Jul 2015 18:43:38 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A request by Russian lawmakers to check the legality of Soviet recognition of the independence of three ex-Soviet Baltic republics makes no sense, the Prosecutor General's office said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61b50a76d15044c7ada5ec6b98b778ecEx-Iowa State scientist gets prison for faking AIDS researchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71480f40a6a444ff81e04d2afae2247eWed, 01 Jul 2015 19:07:25 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa State University scientist who has admitted to faking AIDS research has been sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison and must repay a federal government agency more than $7 million.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71480f40a6a444ff81e04d2afae2247eDempsey: No shortcuts in Syria rebel vettinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f649819809c74ab48eaad2b198466d90Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:03:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. military officer says the U.S. won't take shortcuts in screening Syrian rebel volunteers for a U.S. training program, which is off to an extremely slow start.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f649819809c74ab48eaad2b198466d90Maine crews use drone to rescue 2 boys from raging riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eafc134721d24ba8bd26adf8e7b1c8ccWed, 01 Jul 2015 17:59:10 GMTMECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) — Officials in Maine have used a drone to deliver a lifejacket to a boy stranded on a rock in the middle of a raging river.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eafc134721d24ba8bd26adf8e7b1c8ccLionsgate, Hasbro bet on 'Monopoly' moviehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f58ec8758931497392f2e5a139959b3cWed, 01 Jul 2015 18:05:51 GMTSANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Uncle Pennybags is going to Hollywood.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f58ec8758931497392f2e5a139959b3cThe Latest: Will Greek banks have all their money next week?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9ea411ccf074e9eaf4ebf48920d9058Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:09:34 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9ea411ccf074e9eaf4ebf48920d9058Man bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82b3969eed1249479cdb169c29e4a101Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:24:14 GMTOCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man apparently bitten by a shark off the North Carolina Outer Banks is being airlifted to a hospital with serious wounds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82b3969eed1249479cdb169c29e4a101US probing possible airline collusion to keep fares highhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a28841cdf5114ad69832e3fc0af056d6Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:07:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a28841cdf5114ad69832e3fc0af056d6Tree falls on woman walking to car after storms, killing herhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c39d98d899425d8699bf73d312e5efWed, 01 Jul 2015 18:57:55 GMTNEW MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A tree split in half after a night of heavy rain and fell on a woman walking to her car Wednesday, killing her, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c39d98d899425d8699bf73d312e5efWant a national day? Check a website in North Dakotahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41f05267e3cb4430affb47ae4162e7deWed, 01 Jul 2015 18:57:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41f05267e3cb4430affb47ae4162e7deNew USGS report: Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaskahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eec22de7c5074dab93c73dc7cecabda8Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:34:02 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A new report says erosion is eating away at Alaska's northern coast at some of the highest rates in the nation, threatening habitat and infrastructure.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eec22de7c5074dab93c73dc7cecabda8The Latest: Mattek-Sands beats Ivanovic at Wimbledonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/666e350dfc0244bc8091e8910b569a1dWed, 01 Jul 2015 18:18:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/666e350dfc0244bc8091e8910b569a1dLaurence Fishburne to star in 'Roots' miniseries remakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d257103d57e5419d98bbb5521bd1a970Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:23:48 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Laurence Fishburne is joining the "Roots" miniseries remake.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d257103d57e5419d98bbb5521bd1a970Dolphin leaps onto boat, injuring California womanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1b48608f4f64792ac9cc92afdcd0303Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:26:27 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1b48608f4f64792ac9cc92afdcd0303California law decried after black woman's 'lynching' arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e39b4b664d0447e38cc4a044895bd67dWed, 01 Jul 2015 19:04:01 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When Sacramento police arrested black activist Maile Hampton over her role in a Black Lives Matter protest in January, they didn't charge her with obstructing traffic, trespassing or disturbing the peace.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e39b4b664d0447e38cc4a044895bd67dSci-fi classic 'Left Hand of Darkness' to be an e-bookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66b088c6164640be88bc059da2ae6261Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:00:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Ursula K. Le Guin's classic science fiction novel "The Left Hand of Darkness" will soon be available as an e-book.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66b088c6164640be88bc059da2ae6261After court ruling, Obama says more to do on health carehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a24cf059e8be4a8d9377a3baa4a43469Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:59:04 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Barack Obama says he wants to refocus on improving health care quality, expanding access and rooting out waste now that the Supreme Court has upheld a key element of his health care law.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a24cf059e8be4a8d9377a3baa4a43469Florida jury convicts 'Big Tony' in 2001 businessman murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ac2ffff56254d4fb8d7ecb96a16ef86Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:05:16 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Reputed mobster Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello was convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday in the 2001 slaying of a prominent South Florida businessman during a power struggle over a lucrative fleet of gambling ships.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ac2ffff56254d4fb8d7ecb96a16ef86Pizza farms offer reverse twist in farm-to-table movementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abb5220d29274c068698ee8023aa1bd5Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:55:04 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As the farm-to-table movement connects more consumers with local farmers, some farms have shortened the distance between the plow and the plate. They're inviting customers over for pizza.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abb5220d29274c068698ee8023aa1bd5Nicholas Winton, savior of Jewish children, dies at 106http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a732ea1bdce44b56ab7117c3d9290790Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:42:22 GMTLONDON (AP) — He was just a 29-year-old clerk at the London Stock Exchange when he faced the challenge of a lifetime. Traveling with a friend to Czechoslovakia in 1938, as the drums of impending war echoed around Europe, Nicholas Winton was hit by a key realization.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a732ea1bdce44b56ab7117c3d9290790US stocks gain as Greece appears to be willing to negotiatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2543fc68f96413ca64b2aa8744ebab8Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:58:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved higher Wednesday on hopes that a deal between Greece and its creditors could be put together to prevent the country from exiting the euro. In deal news, Chubb Corp. surged after agreeing to be acquired by rival insurance company Ace Ltd. Investors also got some encouraging news on hiring and manufacturing a day before the government's monthly jobs report.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2543fc68f96413ca64b2aa8744ebab8Western wildfires: Flames plague hot, dry Washington regionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2fcac4d075a431fbd8c7464742b7e59Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:51:15 GMTNew flames ignited in drought-stricken Washington state, not far from where a destructive wildfire reduced homes to rubble. Crews also are battling blazes in California and Nevada.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2fcac4d075a431fbd8c7464742b7e59Obama in Tennessee to talk about improving health care lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/badb7528bec44bd291ddc9cb41bdedddWed, 01 Jul 2015 18:38:18 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Barack Obama is using the momentum from a recent Supreme Court victory for his health care law to change the conversation from talk about undoing his signature domestic achievement to talk about how to improve it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/badb7528bec44bd291ddc9cb41bdedddThe Latest: Greek conservatives: Sunday vote is flawedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/745a83a754d94fa3844c15aae80d2c84Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:37:33 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/745a83a754d94fa3844c15aae80d2c84Backers of Bush nonprofit include banks, schools, lotteryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65cb94835677497e9f96e6f230c8a85dWed, 01 Jul 2015 18:09:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Big-time donors to a nonprofit educational group founded by Jeb Bush, disclosed for the first time Wednesday, highlight the intersection between Bush's roles in the worlds of business, policy and politics years before he began running for president. Bush provided the names to The Associated Press.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65cb94835677497e9f96e6f230c8a85dWater board: California water use fell 29 percent in May, biggest savings since tracking beganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6ab9a25635240a7a44138fe42faacc0Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:35:05 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Water board: California water use fell 29 percent in May, biggest savings since tracking began.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6ab9a25635240a7a44138fe42faacc0Milwaukee County bus drivers strike, scrambling commutehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bc01c1bb997471d8314202fc47efe65Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:54:30 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Hundreds of Milwaukee County union bus drivers went on strike early Wednesday, leaving tens of thousands of commuters scrambling to make alternative plans to get to work and elsewhere.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bc01c1bb997471d8314202fc47efe65Mom accused of contaminating son's IV gets 6 years in prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9d83cecc4a04956aa69f7e6642d95b1Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:09:04 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — A West Virginia woman accused of deliberately making her 9-year-old son sick by contaminating his IV at a Cincinnati hospital pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of child endangering and was sentenced to six years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9d83cecc4a04956aa69f7e6642d95b1World mayors, others pitch in toward global climate accordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9949cd264e9c4fcbaf7aed69c0d22839Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:04:27 GMTLYON, France (AP) — French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday that money is the main roadblock to a global accord at a U.N. climate conference in Paris this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9949cd264e9c4fcbaf7aed69c0d22839Thousands gather in Portland as Oregon eases into legal weedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5737e172f1014e2998e5779c8bc73550Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:44:15 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is easing into an era of legal marijuana after an early-morning party on a bridge at the center of Portland.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5737e172f1014e2998e5779c8bc73550Record heat at Wimbledon causes issues for ball boy, playershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1e3ff1a32724abfbe251c12f932ea34Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:54:41 GMTLONDON (AP) — The heat at Wimbledon on Wednesday caused a ball boy to collapse, a player to feel "dizzy" and thermometers to rise to record levels for the tournament.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1e3ff1a32724abfbe251c12f932ea34Study: Polar bears could feel global warming's bite by 2025http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49a99645993742a9835b922d680b4810Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:57:04 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A government report indicates about a third of the world's polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas emissions as soon as 2025.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49a99645993742a9835b922d680b4810