FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:02:14 -07:00The Latest: Federal court to hear pipeline-building requesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a4c309e048c4b42b8d6fba8223f1b0fWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:44:57 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the legal proceedings against a Texas-based oil pipeline (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a4c309e048c4b42b8d6fba8223f1b0fComplaint: Black students punished more harshly than whiteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1d89e8e8bbc40d080e71059fedaac84Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:31:15 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal complaint accuses public schools in Virginia's capital city of more frequently and more harshly punishing black students and those with disabilities than their classmates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1d89e8e8bbc40d080e71059fedaac84Security Council calls emergency meeting on North Korea testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaa6f4fec1bd4c65b4bd9d3b0d96865dWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:08:05 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council scheduled an emergency meeting on the latest North Korean missile launch at the request of the United States and Japan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaa6f4fec1bd4c65b4bd9d3b0d96865dBBC lists Top 100 films of 21st century; David Lynch tops ithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a77cd0d6833d4079a7e02163ff05b1a4Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:57:50 GMTThere still may be 84 years to go, but a new list ranks David Lynch's "Mulholland Drive," Wong Kar-wai's "In the Mood for Love" and Paul Thomas Anderson's "There Will Be Blood" as the top films of the 21st century — so far.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a77cd0d6833d4079a7e02163ff05b1a4The Latest: Kerry offers condolences after Italy earthquakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/471d6e443dc24e36bfda98c389674118Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:48:35 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/471d6e443dc24e36bfda98c389674118The Latest: Smoky haze in Vegas blamed on California fireshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc7abc282bd84e1a9d090ee9303bb718Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:54:23 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc7abc282bd84e1a9d090ee9303bb718Lawsuit filed over railing collapse at Snoop Dogg concerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c50ae0eca7f446eebc54b0bf1be95df5Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:46:06 GMTCAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers representing 17 people injured when a railing collapsed at a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert in New Jersey earlier this month have filed a lawsuit against the venue's owner and the performers claiming they didn't take enough precautions to ensure concertgoers would be safe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c50ae0eca7f446eebc54b0bf1be95df5Court charges man who named dog after Nigerian presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9863a251dc7642ea8a57220717ef3378Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:14:00 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A man who wrote the name of Nigeria's president on his dog and paraded the pet in an area where the leader is popular has been charged with breaking the peace.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9863a251dc7642ea8a57220717ef3378The Latest: Number of FEMA aid-seekers edges up after floodshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93d412bd47494c4e841ababf79765364Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:25:05 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93d412bd47494c4e841ababf79765364Zimbabwe police fire tear gas, gunshots to quell protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55f6e4accadf48ed904b5e581cad3e80Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:37:45 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police have fired tear gas, water cannons and gunshots to stop hundreds of youths protesting against police brutality in the capital, Harare.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55f6e4accadf48ed904b5e581cad3e80Pilot accused of being drunk in Michigan pleads no contesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eedd27dcf9324ce89c7e72fc859d7d9fWed, 24 Aug 2016 16:29:26 GMTROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — An American Airlines co-pilot who was grounded at a Detroit-area airport because of excessive alcohol has pleaded no contest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eedd27dcf9324ce89c7e72fc859d7d9fItaly earthquake kills dozens, reduces towns to rubblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa757dc6757b42c29bfb46bb68d0f399Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:37:23 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble early Wednesday. The death toll stood at 120 but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the huge number of vacationers in the area for summer's final days.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa757dc6757b42c29bfb46bb68d0f399Man charged over rock-throwing that hurt teacher gets parolehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f197940093ad42a59a60d4b63941d5deWed, 24 Aug 2016 16:44:56 GMTLEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The first of four young men charged over a rock-throwing episode on a Pennsylvania interstate that caused severe brain trauma to an Ohio teacher has been granted parole.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f197940093ad42a59a60d4b63941d5deClinton sees Trump ties to "alt-right" dystopian ideologyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/571e32f882b64a6aa63305fdf4acf5e6Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:49:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is ready to call out Donald Trump and his advisers for embracing a "disturbing alt-right" political philosophy that her campaign says presents "a divisive and dystopian view of America."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/571e32f882b64a6aa63305fdf4acf5e6Dutch police arrest man seen with ski mask on terror chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56df369c60344ac4a3a474d9588a472aWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:42:57 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police have arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of "preparing a terror crime" after he was spotted driving through the southern city of Eindhoven last week wearing a ski mask.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56df369c60344ac4a3a474d9588a472aBlack voters critique, question Trump's overtureshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67507a1e7ae64133871023f87467bc9bWed, 24 Aug 2016 16:28:44 GMTDonald Trump says he wants support from more black voters, asking them "what do you have to lose?" by breaking tradition and voting for a Republican presidential candidate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67507a1e7ae64133871023f87467bc9bAstraZeneca to sell antibiotic pills business to Pfizerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0680dea8fcf493ebfe52b8278b3195bWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:25:43 GMTLONDON (AP) — Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca plans to sell its antibiotic pills business to Pfizer in a deal that will be valued in excess of $1.5 billion when rights, royalties and other payments are included.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0680dea8fcf493ebfe52b8278b3195bIdaho man uses Legos to re-create college football big playshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5493d9461f6c4302bdcad1b1e1128f17Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:47:25 GMTThanks to an Idaho man who creates Lego animations as a hobby, BYU fans can relive the glory and Nebraska fans the misery of the "Hail Mary' that ended the Cougars' victory over the Cornhuskers last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5493d9461f6c4302bdcad1b1e1128f17The Latest: US aiding operation to retake Syrian border townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aba73aba6d4241b5abde16db7f0c506aWed, 24 Aug 2016 16:47:43 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aba73aba6d4241b5abde16db7f0c506aCourt to decide if men in wrong burial plots should be movedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad5f565506dc4523af39a64b87e48ed3Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:30:25 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island town is asking a court to decide whether the bodies of two men buried in the wrong plots should be exhumed and moved.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad5f565506dc4523af39a64b87e48ed3German diplomat's son petitioning Va. governor for pardonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31609235d39f45c2906f1fc90513e7cdWed, 24 Aug 2016 16:56:07 GMTDILLWYN, Va. (AP) — A German diplomat's son convicted of murder is petitioning Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe for an "absolute pardon" and parole based largely on blood analysis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31609235d39f45c2906f1fc90513e7cdThe Latest: Couple sought in woman's killing, kidnappinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb386894852a4b40b73c35e287a098deWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:46:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping of three children whose mother was killed in Southern California (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb386894852a4b40b73c35e287a098deItalian Premier Matteo Renzi says death toll from quake rises to 120http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89d92a1553c944acba56a42ea4fd37cfWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:19:26 GMTROME (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says death toll from quake rises to 120.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89d92a1553c944acba56a42ea4fd37cfBlack teen pushed down by Iowa officer got money for secrecyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5de9fb474f664e3bae646a672ff63ae6Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:08:47 GMTWATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A black teenager who was shown on video getting thrown down by a white police officer in Iowa received thousands of dollars to keep quiet about a settlement including a secrecy provision that may violate state law.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5de9fb474f664e3bae646a672ff63ae6NY state parks unveils restored Colonial-era stone househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38624f1126644e92ab5925c3f760673aWed, 24 Aug 2016 16:55:53 GMTJOHNSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A Colonial-era stone house at a New York state historic site has been restored as part of an effort to tell the story of the slaves who toiled on an estate owned by one of the most influential men in North America before the Revolutionary War.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38624f1126644e92ab5925c3f760673a2017 Mitsubishi Mirage an economical hatchbackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7182461b81254dd88a600b697f7a8a8cWed, 24 Aug 2016 16:32:46 GMTThe 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage subcompact hatchback combines subtle restyling, more power, more features and gas-sipping performance in an economical package.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7182461b81254dd88a600b697f7a8a8cJudge denies bond for man held in 5 Alabama killingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b808f12be17d4d27a159e2741f42621dWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:32:41 GMTMOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A judge refused to set bond Wednesday for a Mississippi man accused of killing five people and an unborn child who were slain one by one with an ax and shot inside a home in rural Alabama.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b808f12be17d4d27a159e2741f42621dOil pipeline subject of federal hearing, small work stoppagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52c1bfaaf89d493fb327ee9d7003e44bWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:56:01 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Texas company that's building an oil pipeline across four states was told Wednesday by the Iowa Utilities Board to stay away from the properties of 15 Iowa landowners until Monday to give board time to review legal issues involving a lawsuit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52c1bfaaf89d493fb327ee9d7003e44bCoal towns hit by layoffs to get job grants from US gov'thttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fb490f4fab74d20b0e520439b908db2Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:56:13 GMTHUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. communities hard hit by coal industry layoffs in eight Appalachian states and Texas are being promised more than 3,000 jobs in several industries through a multimillion-dollar federal grant.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fb490f4fab74d20b0e520439b908db2AFI postpones 'The Birth of a Nation' screening, Parker Q&Ahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9d51c59e3574ce6b73d72fe60cb6102Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:59:44 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The American Film Institute has canceled plans to screen writer-director Nate Parker's "The Birth of a Nation" for students this week amid controversies surrounding a 17-year-old rape accusation against Parker and his co-writer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9d51c59e3574ce6b73d72fe60cb6102Italy earthquake kills at least 120, reduces towns to rubblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69d48cd6db704eafb44ac8c78ed0f8b5Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:51:35 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. The death toll stood at 120 but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the huge number of vacationers in the area for summer's final days.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69d48cd6db704eafb44ac8c78ed0f8b5Police: Man charged in Texas mosque threat later apologizedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bfdf70286f04d1db5251532e2fef4dcWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:27:36 GMTWATAUGA, Texas (AP) — Police say a man accused of calling a Fort Worth-area mosque threatening to decapitate Muslims later called back to apologize.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bfdf70286f04d1db5251532e2fef4dcJackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next doorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cf06465061f474fa65a0e12a488225fWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:15:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After scanning the vast reaches of the cosmos for Earth-like planets where life might exist, astronomers have found one right next door.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cf06465061f474fa65a0e12a488225fAnti-pot initiative sponsor gives up Montana ballot efforthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9cdceed9b2548dd851dcfc9619c8c38Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:03:16 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — The sponsor of a proposed initiative to repeal Montana's medical marijuana law said Wednesday he won't appeal a judge's refusal to place the measure on November's ballot, but instead will focus on defeating a separate initiative to expand medical pot distribution.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9cdceed9b2548dd851dcfc9619c8c38Sensors, other devices can help prevent hot car deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50c23b4e33ee47d298f734749e7cd172Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:37:47 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Hot cars are a danger to children, particularly in a sweltering summer like this one. There are some devices on the market — built into cars as well as child seats — that can help prevent kids from being left behind.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50c23b4e33ee47d298f734749e7cd172Illinois officials: Pension change could be 'devastating'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b969dc2a139c4e79b840b67ba5477f9cWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:37:58 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says a pending move by Illinois' largest public-pension fund could increase the state's required payment by hundreds of millions of dollars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b969dc2a139c4e79b840b67ba5477f9cAttack underway at American University of Afghanistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cde3001b90c14390854fb052e01edcc4Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:27:15 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The American University of Afghanistan came under militant attack on Wednesday, according to an Associated Press photographer who was in class at the time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cde3001b90c14390854fb052e01edcc4Meet Octobot, a robot that's a real softie, and cheaphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd10eef2bb4046cf8d1ca992f921c1acWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:02:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The latest revolutionary robot isn't the metallic, costly machine you'd expect: It's squishy like Silly Putty, wireless, battery-less and made for pennies by a 3-D printer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd10eef2bb4046cf8d1ca992f921c1acThe Latest: Jury to begin deliberating in boiled water trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37bc267a3d8646fb8801e7d57a7b3356Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:36:51 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man accused of pouring boiled water on a sleeping gay couple (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37bc267a3d8646fb8801e7d57a7b3356Iowa board halts pipeline work on 15 landowners' parcelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79e679ed18b94f7b830c5f4037f66bb8Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:46:44 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Texas company that's building an oil pipeline across four states was told Wednesday by the Iowa Utilities Board to stay away from the properties of 15 Iowa landowners until Monday to give board time to review legal issues involving a lawsuit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79e679ed18b94f7b830c5f4037f66bb8AP EXPLAINS: How Colombia conflict developed over decadeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/387a8c5352114a9ca9bb9d9df88687dfWed, 24 Aug 2016 16:42:16 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As Colombia's government and leftist rebels in Havana put the final touches on a historic peace deal, The Associated Press explains how the conflict began and developed over the decades, eventually culminating in a plan to end the half-century guerrilla conflict.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/387a8c5352114a9ca9bb9d9df88687dfArmy general testifies no one swayed him in Bergdahl casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a54a3c34343249d295419cf77bf036c6Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:47:52 GMTFORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The Army general who ordered Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's court martial testified Wednesday that he wasn't swayed by negative comments from a powerful U.S. senator, saying that he takes his duty "very, very seriously."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a54a3c34343249d295419cf77bf036c6Summit focuses on coordinating efforts to fight drug abusehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30f5c849097a49d09215f923769b0cfaWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:08:56 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — State Supreme Court justices and other high-ranking officials huddled Wednesday to discuss ways to coordinate efforts to battle the drug abuse epidemic in a judicial summit involving some of the hardest-hit states.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30f5c849097a49d09215f923769b0cfaFact sheet: 2017 Mitsubishi Miragehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a9e82f5f51a43ebabde09240ea278b3Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:33:21 GMT2017 Mitsubishi Mirage GThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a9e82f5f51a43ebabde09240ea278b32 days after cash delivery, US paid $1.3 billion to Iranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dee2d0df9984533906be4bda1c83dcaWed, 24 Aug 2016 16:48:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday it paid $1.3 billion in interest to Iran in January to resolve a decades-old dispute over an undelivered military sale, two days after allowing $400 million in cash to fly to Tehran.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dee2d0df9984533906be4bda1c83dcaPfizer on buying spree with AstraZeneca antibiotics dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3be8b83cf625407db193fb68133bb7d7Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:54:31 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. is continuing its shopping spree with its fourth acquisition since the April collapse of its planned $160 billion megadeal to buy rival Allergan PLC and move its headquarters, on paper, to Allergan's base in lower-tax Ireland.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3be8b83cf625407db193fb68133bb7d7WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2443de229f0494aa18121c0db40f238Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:19:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: No one likes an even number on a court that makes decisions by majority vote. Yet that's just what the Supreme Court has been left with, eight justices, since the death of Antonin Scalia in February.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2443de229f0494aa18121c0db40f238Finland arrests Iraqi suspected of killings in 2014 in Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cff3bd9677404996a1c2510a2bc474b7Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:55:09 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Police in Finland have arrested a 24-year-old Iraqi man on suspicion of murder and war crimes related to the massacre of hundreds of Iraqi soldiers by the Islamic State group in 2014.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cff3bd9677404996a1c2510a2bc474b7Study: Man-made warming may have started decades earlierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c08dc5ef066d447c9ee9e126c689dd2aWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:02:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Man-made global warming may have started a few decades earlier than scientists previously figured, a new study suggests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c08dc5ef066d447c9ee9e126c689dd2aBurned firefighter feels normal again after face transplanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/759ef6b2ab1047edbbc7222e9076688eWed, 24 Aug 2016 17:48:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Mississippi firefighter who received the world's most extensive face transplant after a burning building collapsed on him said Wednesday that he feels like "a normal guy" for the first time in 15 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/759ef6b2ab1047edbbc7222e9076688e