FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:30:35 -07:00Lost 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/4987ac80fb5143e59b9604ce42abab23Davis' HR in 11th inning gives Orioles 7-6 win over Rayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/267601d5dbb44670b021c3bbb7895a61Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:00:13 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis homered on a 3-0 pitch from Matt Andriese leading off the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a six-game losing streak with a 7-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/267601d5dbb44670b021c3bbb7895a61Residents 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/e1c08f0ea1fe4c3a8af98700ad3d4831Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:43:27 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/e1c08f0ea1fe4c3a8af98700ad3d4831Obama: 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/132f70a6b6b948039f97fba87a580321New 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/61b9f940ddc04ce58f706ea44364e219Worker who helped Clinton set up email server takes Fifthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32b4443a70f84e1185c2cf65ec20bf6aThu, 03 Sep 2015 03:31:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A former State Department employee who helped Hillary Rodham Clinton set up her private email server says he will assert his Fifth Amendment right not to testify before the House committee on Benghazi.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32b4443a70f84e1185c2cf65ec20bf6aMexico 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/ef2c1ce001124bc3b0670bfc3963382aZayat: American Pharoah's future to be announced soonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0ec6caa33ce47d0a3375328328bdfffThu, 03 Sep 2015 03:39:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Decision day may be at hand for Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0ec6caa33ce47d0a3375328328bdfffVigil 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/0c57f377278b48bfa5548083c3f96312Guatemala prosecutor: judge Oks order to detain President Otto Perez Molina in corruption casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a498e5793f8544cca321dd612fa477d3Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:40:27 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala prosecutor: judge Oks order to detain President Otto Perez Molina in corruption case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a498e5793f8544cca321dd612fa477d3Milone's 7 innings, Sano's blast lift Twins over White Soxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/321b1faf3aa547038c604afeb3f0211dThu, 03 Sep 2015 02:52:06 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tommy Milone struck out seven in seven innings and Miguel Sano hit another monster home run to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/321b1faf3aa547038c604afeb3f0211dChina 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/05ca2e46eda84bb8b940fed8b93b9d2dShootout at Los Angeles funeral leaves 1 critically injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a4dcf10334e4bb1a5064de08692760eThu, 03 Sep 2015 02:46:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A shootout at the Los Angeles funeral for a man killed in a gang attack has left one person critically wounded.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a4dcf10334e4bb1a5064de08692760eIllinois 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/813bfb19b19a45f5a7c1b31265ba800e10 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/5389f68d309d4764a75189dbf9b16c1eChina marks Japan WWII defeat, shows rising power in paradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bc6b5e844514c3096aaba2e67199524Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:24:23 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Tanks, missiles and troops in lock-step filed past Beijing's iconic Tiananmen Square in a massive parade Thursday commemorating Japan's World War II defeat 70 years ago and underlining President Xi Jinping's determination to make China the pre-eminent Asian power.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bc6b5e844514c3096aaba2e67199524Dickey throws 4-hitter, Jays beat Indians 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a606d085a7194d9d9bfe40ca0ea25bf1Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:08:26 GMTTORONTO (AP) — R.A. Dickey called talented teammate Josh Donaldson "a superhero."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a606d085a7194d9d9bfe40ca0ea25bf1No 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/55815b350ab04eeba510b2180c53c996Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:27:51 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/55815b350ab04eeba510b2180c53c996Latest 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/0b5726ccd0f547bbbbc85bfdff7ae281Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:36:02 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/0b5726ccd0f547bbbbc85bfdff7ae281In Alaska, Obama becomes 1st president to enter the Arctichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a272943178a94e298cce458017e611b8Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:38:28 GMTKOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama crossed the Arctic Circle on Wednesday in a first by a sitting U.S. president, telling residents in a far-flung Alaska village that their plight should be the world's wake-up call on global warming.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a272943178a94e298cce458017e611b8Lucroy drives in 3, Brewers beat Pirates for 5th time in rowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c12373448fb046508d81da2f8f8edbbeThu, 03 Sep 2015 03:36:54 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy drove in three runs and extended his hitting streak to a career high-tying 10 games as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the fifth straight time, 9-4 Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c12373448fb046508d81da2f8f8edbbeUS officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII's official endhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db22dc229f6d4b2083d665b1aa6be581Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:51:00 GMTPEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S. officials and veterans gathered on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II's end.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db22dc229f6d4b2083d665b1aa6be581Ex-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/69ac524c6ad54aa89f614c4ad172efd8Latest on US Open: No. 1 seed Djokovic eases into 3rd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f4fb6663b644365928d5881ddea01deThu, 03 Sep 2015 03:44:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f4fb6663b644365928d5881ddea01deRedskins GM's wife apologizes for tweet about reporterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c356e3caac3a4e7b9f65d6c3770386f1Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:27:32 GMTASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The wife of Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan has apologized for "disparaging" and "unfounded" comments on her Twitter account about an ESPN reporter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c356e3caac3a4e7b9f65d6c3770386f1The 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/4c956489247c44c5a694634ae9cd2e1aTejada has inside-the-park HR; Harvey, Mets top Phillies 9-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1bc30b384784b6cb9a1263293a77a72Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:36:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Ruben Tejada hit an inside-the-park homer and drove in four runs to back Matt Harvey as the New York Mets returned to their winning ways against the Philadelphia Phillies with a 9-4 victory Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1bc30b384784b6cb9a1263293a77a72Feeling '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/0038b5c8f2b3488288bbc67806c35884Latest on US Open: Bryan twins lament 'stars didn't align'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9b01f37feef4465ba5c3c50a815b56eThu, 03 Sep 2015 03:24:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9b01f37feef4465ba5c3c50a815b56eLatest 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/e3dcd2eb83cd4b4cb5be997af4168be0School 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/441c6c33c38d4067865873a9b92d3aceJudge 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/4f4fc79daa1243b3a53838c67cfd3183Latest 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/ce245bc26c5a4db5b0929f96f87a3b0fHouse 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/fba8d5c03a09428287e9ba97decc445fHewitt, 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/197773d95772408fbff657170449cbc7Asian stocks rise amid China holiday, get Wall Street perkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/286036eb14c04c73869ac11fb722dc6bThu, 03 Sep 2015 03:48:37 GMTAsian stocks rose Thursday after Wall Street rebounded from a sharp sell-off and as a holiday in China gave investors a break from its torrid markets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/286036eb14c04c73869ac11fb722dc6bSuper 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/311f5e429f8e4537923f032c34113cc6Ventura dazzles, Royals offense rolls in 12-1 rout of Tigershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7b60293df3c4b6e99e6be1b7f25875cThu, 03 Sep 2015 03:07:56 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yordano Ventura struck out 11 over seven sharp innings, the Royals hit four home runs and Kansas City rolled to a 12-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7b60293df3c4b6e99e6be1b7f25875cObama's fish tale: salmon spawning on his shoeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/645b065afa0d433ab8f83f9698cc6b47Thu, 03 Sep 2015 02:46:50 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/645b065afa0d433ab8f83f9698cc6b47Judge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92d0e01b2b5c4cb59d542a6dea169849Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:29:27 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/92d0e01b2b5c4cb59d542a6dea169849