FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Dec 2015 13:55:32 -08:00Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release, 01 Dec 2015 21:24:56 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Rahm Emanuel sought for months to keep the public from seeing a video that shows a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times. Now, a week after the video's release, the Chicago mayor has fired the police superintendent, created a new task force for police accountability and expanded the use of body cameras. reached in Syria's Homs for fighters to leave, 01 Dec 2015 20:23:13 GMTDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A deal has been reached for thousands of insurgents to leave the last opposition-held neighborhood in the central city of Homs and for state institutions to return to the area, an opposition monitoring group and a Syrian official said Tuesday. Latest: Clinton says US must address 'inequalities', 01 Dec 2015 20:53:18 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaking in Montgomery, Alabama, to mark the 60th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. All times local: mixed livestock lower, 01 Dec 2015 20:50:37 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly higher Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. seeks info on Iranian-American sentenced to die in Iran, 01 Dec 2015 20:43:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it is seeking information about the fate of a dual Iranian-American citizen who was reportedly sentenced to death in Iran and executed last month. group IDs 119th person taken as baby, 01 Dec 2015 21:21:47 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine human rights group says DNA tests have determined the identity of another person taken as a baby from a victim of the country's dictatorship, bringing the number of such cases to 119. The man has been reunited with his mother after 38 years. for ranking French IS fighter in recruiting network, 01 Dec 2015 20:10:35 GMTPARIS (AP) — Accused of running a network to recruit French extremists to fight in Syria, designated a terrorist by the United States and a fugitive by his homeland, Salim Benghalem promised to only return to France to carry out an attack "with a maximum of damage." Planned Parenthood 'the real culprit' for violence, 01 Dec 2015 21:18:43 GMTDENVER (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker from Denver blamed Planned Parenthood for a deadly shootout last week at a clinic in Colorado Springs. wins annual 'Literary Review Bad Sex' award, 01 Dec 2015 20:25:55 GMTLONDON (AP) — Maybe he should have stuck to writing songs — former Smiths frontman and lyricist Morrissey has won the annual award for the poorest quality writing about sex. erases description of Gray's mother as heroin addict, 01 Dec 2015 21:25:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Following protests online, CNN removed a description of Baltimore's Freddie Gray as "the son of an illiterate heroin addict" in a story posted about the first police officer about to go on trial for Gray's death last spring while in police custody. care, banking stocks lead a recovery in US markets, 01 Dec 2015 21:09:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing with solid gains, led by health care companies and banks. government to pay families to have more children, 01 Dec 2015 20:18:06 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's new government has approved a program of family bonuses that is intended to reverse the declining birth rate. Two icons near the end, as Father Time wins again, 01 Dec 2015 21:30:42 GMTOne played into the final hours of the Thanksgiving weekend, laughing when a 3-pointer that would have kept his team in the game hit nothing but air. and Greatbatch are big market movers, 01 Dec 2015 21:32:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market: shooting in downtown Atlanta leaves 1 man dead, 01 Dec 2015 21:39:48 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Police officers ducked behind cars as gunshots whizzed through a busy part of downtown Atlanta, killing a South Carolina man who engaged officers in the gunfight, authorities said. Men charged in Minneapolis attack not racist, 01 Dec 2015 21:48:34 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for three men accused in a shooting that wounded five black men demonstrating outside a Minneapolis police precinct are denying their clients are racist and downplaying evidence. Ho Park agrees to $12M, 4-year deal with Twins, 01 Dec 2015 21:47:15 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — South Korean first baseman Byung Ho Park has agreed to a $12 million, four-year contract with the Minnesota Twins. worth $1M taken from Santa Fe store during ceremony, 01 Dec 2015 21:47:52 GMTSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — More than $1 million in jewelry was stolen from a store on a historic plaza in Santa Fe as crowds gathered for a holiday tree-lighting festival outside, police said Tuesday. sentenced for threatening to kill US judge in Hawaii, 01 Dec 2015 20:52:23 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A man who threatened to kill a federal judge in Hawaii who previously sentenced him to prison says he never intended to hurt her. adding 2,000 jobs to make 2017 aluminum-body Super Duty, 01 Dec 2015 20:34:04 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ford Motor Co. said Tuesday that it will add 2,000 jobs and invest $1.3 billion at the Kentucky Truck Plant to support production of new aluminum-body Super Duty trucks, deepening the automaker's ties to a city where it has two large production facilities. Lear says TV is still a place to talk about race, 01 Dec 2015 20:19:03 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Legendary TV producer Norman Lear believes there is still a place for shows to explore race relations issues in the same manner as his famed sitcoms "All in the Family" and "Good Times." appeals court reconsiders decision on ex-bin Laden aide, 01 Dec 2015 21:40:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court is reconsidering the legality of the only remaining conviction of a Guantanamo Bay detainee who once served as Osama bin Laden's personal assistant and media relations secretary. massive stranding, 337 whales beached on Chilean coast, 01 Dec 2015 20:19:29 GMTSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The coast of southern Chile has become a grave for 337 sei whales that were found beached in what scientists say is one of the biggest whale strandings ever recorded.' pot-friendly doctor has been in trouble before, 01 Dec 2015 21:25:26 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A physician accused of violating Illinois' medical marijuana law could lose his license in a case that critics say highlights the state's strict enforcement of the pilot program and that his patients worry could hurt their ability to buy cannabis. attendant accused of attacks appears in court, 01 Dec 2015 20:35:15 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An American Airlines flight attendant accused of attacking fellow crew members and two U.S. air marshals has made her first court appearance, where attorneys argued over whether she should be held in custody or released to her family. worth $1M taken from Santa Fe store, 01 Dec 2015 20:20:00 GMTSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — More than $1 million in jewelry has been stolen from a store on a historic plaza in Santa Fe as crowds gathered for a holiday tree-lighting festival outside, police said Tuesday. Drug maker was focused on profits, not patients, 01 Dec 2015 20:58:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The makers of a breakthrough hepatitis drug put profits before patients in pricing the $1,000 pill that's become a symbol of the excessive cost of medications, Senate investigators said Tuesday. Latest: Mayor in Alaska suffered injuries when he died, 01 Dec 2015 21:24:47 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The latest on the death of the Juneau, Alaska, mayor (all times local): Caine reflects on 'Youth' and old age, 01 Dec 2015 21:20:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Michael Caine sits down for lunch at the St. Regis Hotel in midtown New York clutching a copy of the day's Daily News given to him by the hotel doorman, who's earmarked a photo of Caine and his "Youth" co-star Jane Fonda. moments in case of teen fatally shot by Chicago cop, 01 Dec 2015 21:11:24 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired Chicago's police superintendent Tuesday and named a task force to study police accountability in the aftermath of the release of a 2014 video showing a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times. Emanuel defended the city's handling of the matter, saying the timing of the video's release — more than a year after the shooting — had nothing to do with his 2015 re-election campaign. admits killing 2 boyfriends 30-plus years apart, 01 Dec 2015 20:16:09 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman convicted of fatally stabbing an ex-boyfriend to death more than 30 years ago admits to doing the same thing last year. Latest: Atlanta police say man shot first in shootout, 01 Dec 2015 21:17:01 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The latest on the gun battle involving police in downtown Atlanta that left one man dead (all times local): brand US sales fall nearly 25 percent in November, 01 Dec 2015 20:48:26 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal took a serious bite out of the company's U.S. sales last month. Walton wins coach of month despite official 0-0 record, 01 Dec 2015 20:41:16 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Luke Walton has more NBA coach of the month awards than official wins. Latest on Freddie Gray: Jury may be seated Wednesday, 01 Dec 2015 21:18:29 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The latest on the trial of a police officer accused in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who suffered a spinal injury in the back of a transport van (all times local):' Josh McCown done for season with broken collarbone, 01 Dec 2015 21:23:12 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Josh McCown is done being battered around this season. ends up in Honolulu instead of Mississippi, 01 Dec 2015 21:48:10 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A dog bound for its new owner in Mississippi ended up in Honolulu instead. sending new special ops force to fight Islamic State, 01 Dec 2015 20:44:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military will deploy a new special operations force to Iraq to step up the fight against Islamic State militants unleashing violence in Iraq and Syria and determined to hold territory they have seized across the Middle East, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told Congress on Tuesday. Scripts offers low-cost alternative to Turing drug, 01 Dec 2015 20:57:01 GMTThe nation's biggest pharmacy benefits manager is muscling back into the debate over soaring drug costs by promoting a less-expensive alternative to a life-saving medicine with a list price of $750 per pill. governor makes little progress on Cuba business trip, 01 Dec 2015 21:38:40 GMTHAVANA (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has enjoyed dinner and a private concert in Havana but hasn't made much traction so far in finding opportunities for Texas businesses on a three-day trip to Cuba. bill would add secrecy to public records laws, 01 Dec 2015 21:07:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A proposed law meant to encourage companies to share information about cyberthreats with the U.S. government includes measures that could significantly limit what details, if any, the public can review about the program through federal and state public records laws. smuggler with turtles in pants pleads guilty in US, 01 Dec 2015 20:29:12 GMTANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A Canadian man caught at a border crossing with 51 turtles tapped to his body pleaded guilty Tuesday to smuggling or attempting to smuggle more than 1,000 of the reptiles out of southeastern Michigan. security experts back settling Syrian refugees, 01 Dec 2015 20:49:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Former top national security officials from Republican and Democratic administrations urged Congress on Tuesday to continue allowing the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees in the United States. Even King Solomon couldn't get Goodell off the hook, 01 Dec 2015 20:25:02 GMTCounting the decade before he became commissioner, Roger Goodell has been working to put an NFL franchise back in Los Angeles and inside a new stadium for as long as it took 100,000 slave laborers to build the Great Pyramid of Giza. launching community schools with Facebook money, 01 Dec 2015 21:35:12 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The foundation managing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million donation for education in Newark will finance a new project that helps poor students. 18 Florida's offense faces stiff test vs. No. 2 Alabama, 01 Dec 2015 20:47:51 GMTGAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Forget winning. No. 18 Florida might be lucky to score against second-ranked and heavily favored Alabama in the Southeastern Conference championship game. in Arizona home-confinement trial testifies, 01 Dec 2015 21:43:03 GMTTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The mother accused of confining her three daughters to their home under horrific conditions said in court Tuesday that the girls were not mistreated. names 'Mad Max: Fury Road' best film of the year, 01 Dec 2015 21:14:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The National Board of Review threw a fireball into Hollywood's awards season, naming the rollicking apocalyptic adventure "Mad Max: Fury Road" the best film of 2015. man pleads guilty to trying to join extremists, 01 Dec 2015 20:42:22 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 22-year-old California man pleaded guilty Tuesday to trying to join Islamic extremists in Syria and could face up to 15 years in prison, federal prosecutors said. Jim Johnson returning to Braves for $2.5M, 1-year deal, 01 Dec 2015 20:10:13 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Reliever Jim Johnson is returning to the Atlanta Braves, agreeing to a $2.5 million, one-year contract.