FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:03:26 -07:00SEC under fire for being hacked despite warnings on securityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d41bd46f878843bfabc36ed1eb267874Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission waited until Wednesday to disclose a hack of its corporate filing system that occurred last year. The disclosure raises questions about the agency's ability to protect important financial information and comes as Americans are still weighing the consequences of the massive hack at Equifax.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d41bd46f878843bfabc36ed1eb267874USDA, House agriculture staff stable after car accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a54e6a60eaf74a7898dc60243927ee6aThu, 21 Sep 2017 22:32:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — An Agriculture Department employee and two staff members on the House Agriculture Committee are in stable condition after a car accident south of El Campo, Texas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a54e6a60eaf74a7898dc60243927ee6aGOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70398faad55443a0a9a6185157c88e0fThu, 21 Sep 2017 23:18:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored the legislation, according to analysts who've studied the legislation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70398faad55443a0a9a6185157c88e0fGirl hit by foul ball at Yankees game gets game's attentionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e445be5beaec4c3f83fe4047600ca6a4Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:01:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It might be the shot heard around the baseball world: the rocket-like foul ball that hit a young girl at a New York Yankees game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e445be5beaec4c3f83fe4047600ca6a4Civil rights commission: Discrimination risk in city fineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abb3ef5f80634418b57247f5cec089bbThu, 21 Sep 2017 22:51:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on Thursday said the Justice Department should continue an Obama administration effort to rein in abuses in the use of court fees and fines by municipalities because it can have a discriminatory impact against poor minorities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abb3ef5f80634418b57247f5cec089bbJimmy Kimmel transforms debate, and shows comedy's new rolehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/710ff0ff09564b319233aa44d96d79c5Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:11:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — If the latest Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare doesn't work, it may become known as the Jimmy Kimmel Non-Law.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/710ff0ff09564b319233aa44d96d79c5The Latest: Puerto Rico facing weeks without power or longerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7b30eabc4494d1cacd20a7a11680604Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:16:24 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7b30eabc4494d1cacd20a7a11680604The Latest: Video shows hit-and-run that led to shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ac479e5c2fc41698c937e5398a1e70eFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:25:15 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on a deaf man who was shot and killed by an Oklahoma City police officer (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ac479e5c2fc41698c937e5398a1e70eStanley opens strong at East Lake, and so does Spiethhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbcbf4f5791041a58d67177a8c4b8456Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:40:27 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Stanley and Jordan Spieth got off to strong starts in the Tour Championship with entirely different goals in mind.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbcbf4f5791041a58d67177a8c4b8456The Latest: Traffic blocked in unannounced protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6d534efd23b4780aca68bc1871c2999Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:12:00 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on demonstrations following the acquittal of a former St. Louis police officer (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6d534efd23b4780aca68bc1871c2999A test for Trump's political muscle in Alabama Senate runoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78789b43a1ea480da98a6f5ba92a3d01Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:34:06 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — It's Trump versus Trumpland.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78789b43a1ea480da98a6f5ba92a3d01Wisconsin mother says profanity toward son is free speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8c4304ca69548f3b786aa65e3d8c09dThu, 21 Sep 2017 22:56:36 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court is deciding whether a mother's profane tirade against her 14-year-old son for burning popcorn amounted to free speech.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8c4304ca69548f3b786aa65e3d8c09dAppeals court sidesteps decision on US fracking regulationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e41376a6381142fb9b092377e776c0d2Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:49:09 GMTDENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday sidestepped a decision on whether oil and gas regulations enacted by the Obama administration are legal, noting that the current administration plans to rescind them.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e41376a6381142fb9b092377e776c0d2Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8eda772d9a44244a1e96bcf519909c9Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:21:04 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in an extraordinary and direct rebuke, called President Donald Trump "deranged" and said he will "pay dearly" for his threats, a possible indication of more powerful weapons tests on the horizon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8eda772d9a44244a1e96bcf519909c9The Latest: US envoy: Alleged abuses should be investigatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a30d749ee6444d7890b961b9a9e0e86bFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:09:20 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The Latest on Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a30d749ee6444d7890b961b9a9e0e86bAirlines hope to resume flights to devastated Puerto Ricohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf405255139a474ba1859b23b7eb88e2Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:12:14 GMTAirlines plan to resume flights to Puerto Rico as early as Friday after Hurricane Maria left the island territory without power.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf405255139a474ba1859b23b7eb88e2Young people are at the heart of Mexico earthquake recoveryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a75f31c0fd4e4e0e8de33e47e23ab923Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:26:46 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Oscar Rangel doesn't own a shovel and typically he is sitting at a computer compiling databases at work. But when the magnitude 7.1 quake struck central Mexico this week, he was among the first to show up at a building that collapsed near his home, ready to dig for survivors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a75f31c0fd4e4e0e8de33e47e23ab923Michigan official faces key hearing in Flint water casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/719ae719e7d9485c9191ead1e1d54c9aThu, 21 Sep 2017 22:59:12 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan health official testified Thursday that he started asking questions about bacteria in Flint's water supply a year before the state publicly acknowledged an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/719ae719e7d9485c9191ead1e1d54c9aOn last day of summer, snow falling in the Sierra Nevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47e318e717ef478789b8c57fa30357c3Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:51:00 GMTTRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Snow fell in the Sierra Nevada on the last day of summer, giving the towering mountain range shared by California and Nevada a wintry look in September and making travel hazardous.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47e318e717ef478789b8c57fa30357c3The Latest: Warner eyes social-media political-ad regulationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86dcb5e42d014c97b510406308e1a74cThu, 21 Sep 2017 22:48:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook and the Russia investigation (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86dcb5e42d014c97b510406308e1a74cYoung Mexicans at heart of earthquake recoveryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b77eaf8fcc4143519a145911c3717428Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:47:42 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Oscar Rangel doesn't own a shovel and is typically sitting at a computer compiling databases at work. But when the magnitude 7.1 quake struck Mexico this week, he was among the first to show up at a building that collapsed near his home, ready to dig for survivors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b77eaf8fcc4143519a145911c3717428Protesters ejected from Turkish president's New York speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25c168b42680489ea59c99f7fa424ca5Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:11:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A demonstrator who got up and shouted "Terrorist!" at Turkey's president during a speech at a hotel on Thursday was grabbed by bodyguards and rushed out of the hall as others in the emotional crowd pushed, shoved and shouted.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25c168b42680489ea59c99f7fa424ca5The Latest: Bangladesh PM accuses Myanmar of laying mineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26f3b37eb7964e5b8586a469ec652888Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:29:32 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the U.N. General Assembly meeting (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26f3b37eb7964e5b8586a469ec652888The Latest: Kim says Trump will 'pay dearly' for threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b233b630245a40d4a166f7d8002b8610Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:36:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b233b630245a40d4a166f7d8002b8610Council member gives opponent ABC (already been chewed) gumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc850c3723734f93bfcf629ff39bc5c7Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:23:37 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis City Council member has given one of her opponents something to chew over — a piece of chewed gum.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc850c3723734f93bfcf629ff39bc5c7Man convicted in '75 slayings pleads guilty to sex assaultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7548f41f09ee4bf0960c3636de7e0000Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:17:15 GMTMANASSAS, Va. (AP) — A convicted sex offender who was sentenced last week to 48 years in the 1975 killings of two young Maryland sisters has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two other girls in northern Virginia in 1996.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7548f41f09ee4bf0960c3636de7e0000Vegas police change neck restraint policy after man's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af77cb1e2fac4c46b3bbefb6cd267c3cFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:20:32 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas have changed use-of-force policies to stop routine use of neck restraints that render people unconscious after the death of a man and findings that a department-taught technique was used 632 times over a decade, officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af77cb1e2fac4c46b3bbefb6cd267c3cThe Latest: White 'allies' march against verdicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ea06dfc3bb14bb7aed8e278ccbe9ba9Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:51:34 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on demonstrations following the acquittal of a former St. Louis police officer (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ea06dfc3bb14bb7aed8e278ccbe9ba9Sleep apnea went undiagnosed in engineers in 2 train crasheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99cf22f5566b4fbfb55a8a3af21a2997Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:22:40 GMTThe engineers of two commuter trains that slammed into New York City-area stations in the last year, killing one person and injuring more than 200 others, were suffering from undiagnosed sleep apnea and have no memory of the crashes, according to investigative documents made public Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99cf22f5566b4fbfb55a8a3af21a2997Attorney: Final San Francisco plane crash lawsuit settledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e420896c64b0435db797df02705cd1a5Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:40:53 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California dentist who was aboard an Asiana Airlines plane that crashed in San Francisco four years ago — killing three girls and injuring roughly 200 others — reached a settlement Thursday with the airline, ending what her attorney said was the last pending lawsuit in the U.S. stemming from the crash.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e420896c64b0435db797df02705cd1a5California hits Gatorade in court for "anti-water" videogamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e640e4ec18bb4780bf10cfb3451a23e3Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:39:27 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gatorade has agreed not to make disparaging comments about water as part of a $300,000 settlement reached Thursday with California over allegations it misleadingly portrayed water's benefits in a cellphone game where users refuel Olympic runner Usain Bolt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e640e4ec18bb4780bf10cfb3451a23e3The Latest: Analysts say Alaska gets help in health billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91960597cff6427b84d069f2cfdc866fThu, 21 Sep 2017 22:30:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican effort to craft a health care law (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91960597cff6427b84d069f2cfdc866fNBA refs can rule reckless closeouts as flagrants or techshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9e7cc4754704c34a7a3cd1e40953dd2Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:13:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — NBA referees will be able to call flagrant or technical fouls on defenders who dangerously close on jump shooters without allowing them space to land, as Zaza Pachulia did on the play that injured Spurs star Kawhi Leonard in last season's playoffs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9e7cc4754704c34a7a3cd1e40953dd2Lawyers: Trial into police shooting is one of perspectivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed1600136a694f6fb33c2b41a091120bThu, 21 Sep 2017 22:20:02 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — The trial of a police officer accused of violating the civil rights of a man who was shot and paralyzed as he sped away from a traffic stop is one of perspective, attorneys for both sides told a federal jury in opening statements.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed1600136a694f6fb33c2b41a091120bLindor hits another homer, Indians get 27th win in 28 gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12aebc1029ca4146b367dc678ae5ede2Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:41:41 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — It's time for the 2017 Cleveland Indians to be introduced to the one and only . 1884 Providence Grays.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12aebc1029ca4146b367dc678ae5ede2The Latest: Hurricane Maria approaching Turks and Caicoshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ac7b099090d42808811fbb0a600c5ebFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:09:41 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ac7b099090d42808811fbb0a600c5ebNebraska fires athletic director after 5 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e33b2c6ea8f248a49a2d861ecdf837feThu, 21 Sep 2017 23:11:46 GMTLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — For the second time in 10 years, Nebraska has ousted an athletic director during a football season that was failing to meet expectations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e33b2c6ea8f248a49a2d861ecdf837feAttorney says man is innocent of kidnapping, killing studenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0729b9256bb4b5b928077830096e8f2Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:47:32 GMTSAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) — The case against a man charged with kidnapping, raping and killing a Tennessee nursing student who disappeared from her family's rural home six years ago is "absolutely full of holes" and based on "non-evidence," a defense attorney said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0729b9256bb4b5b928077830096e8f2Nicholas Lindheim, Matt Atkins share Web.com Tour leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04c77c350d6147d796c4342a016f457fFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:13:11 GMTBEACHWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Nicholas Lindheim and Matt Atkins each shot 6-under 64 to share the first-round lead at the DAP Championship, the third of four events in the Web.com Tour Finals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04c77c350d6147d796c4342a016f457fMexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn't existhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fd870d9627f4751aaa10763f31701ffThu, 21 Sep 2017 23:10:11 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She reportedly wiggled her fingers, told rescuers her name and said there were others trapped near her. Rescue workers called for tubes, pipes and other tools to reach her.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fd870d9627f4751aaa10763f31701ffEx-Mafia hit man 'Sammy the Bull' Gravano now out of prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4601506443c742618ba1bcdb649cf0f4Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:29:59 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Former Mafia hit man Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano has been released early from federal prison after serving most of a 20-year sentence for drug-related convictions in Arizona and New York, his attorney said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4601506443c742618ba1bcdb649cf0f4Tiffany names industry veteran Roger Farah chairmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7088fd48106f4fb0902c541a10d45967Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:55:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany & Co. has named industry veteran Roger Farah as chairman, effective Oct. 2.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7088fd48106f4fb0902c541a10d45967US government will appeal order blocking Iraqi deportationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e363a2ccedef4fa6b468df3f03966f5aThu, 21 Sep 2017 23:23:08 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government says it will appeal an order that suspended the deportation of 1,400 people to Iraq.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e363a2ccedef4fa6b468df3f03966f5aExcitement bubbles up at BYU as caffeinated soda now on salehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b827feb9ce24620ab33ba2a8dbe0c47Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:55:11 GMTPROVO, Utah (AP) — Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University ended a six-decade ban Thursday on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks on campus, surprising students by posting a picture of a can of Coca-Cola on Twitter and just two words: "It's happening."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b827feb9ce24620ab33ba2a8dbe0c47Despair rises for relatives of the missing in Mexico quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e40bff29d9b14cd9b230a51c0bcee3cbFri, 22 Sep 2017 00:03:01 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — As painstaking attempts to reach survivors in quake-ravaged buildings across Mexico City stretched into a third day Thursday, desperation mounted among loved ones who earlier had high hopes for quick rescues and some complained they were being kept in the dark about search efforts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e40bff29d9b14cd9b230a51c0bcee3cbUN Peacekeepers: Congo leads world in sex abuse allegationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a571c3631d344d28c86433c67c0a594Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:01:34 GMTBUNIA, Congo (AP) — She had been orphaned by a brutal conflict, but the 14-year-old Congolese girl found refuge in a camp protected by United Nations peacekeepers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a571c3631d344d28c86433c67c0a594Ryan Gosling to host 'SNL' premiere with Jay-Z musical guesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dbcb70c4f3843a9be3a3c71582174b3Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — "Saturday Night Live" says it's kicking off its 43rd season Sept. 30 with guest host Ryan Gosling and musical guest Jay-Z.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dbcb70c4f3843a9be3a3c71582174b3Better late than never? Library book returned 78 years laterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d61a9fbb6a1a4aef82dc450158a25097Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:41:03 GMTATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — It took nearly 80 years, but a book borrowed during the Great Depression has been returned to a Massachusetts public library.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d61a9fbb6a1a4aef82dc450158a25097Montana set to take over deadly asbestos cleanup sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3ad9f63940d44a0a17895c7d2b84c00Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:58:36 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The cleanup of a northwest Montana community where health professionals say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos exposure entered a new phase Thursday as officials turn their focus to keeping residents safe over the long term.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3ad9f63940d44a0a17895c7d2b84c00Tech companies targeted by sophisticated malware attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8ba8383d7a74dad801580809e523a06Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:20:33 GMTSecurity researchers say hackers compromised popular computer-cleaning software as part of a sophisticated attack that targeted several high-profile technology companies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8ba8383d7a74dad801580809e523a06