FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Aug 2015 19:09:51 -07:00Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and America, 28 Aug 2015 00:58:58 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandal, 28 Aug 2015 01:34:44 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters marched by the thousands and the attorney general's office urged him to step down "to prevent ungovernability that could destabilize the nation." rules against Bonds in collusion case, 28 Aug 2015 01:33:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An arbitrator has ruled against Barry Bonds in a collusion case stemming from his final season in the majors. holding their own against giant wildfire, 28 Aug 2015 00:33:03 GMTCHELAN, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames. sentence for man convicted of killing 5 in Denver bar, 27 Aug 2015 23:30:56 GMTDENVER (AP) — A man convicted of stabbing five people to death at a Denver bar and setting the business on fire will not be executed and instead will serve a lifelong prison sentence, a jury decided Thursday. OPEN 2015: What to watch aside from Williams in New York, 28 Aug 2015 01:55:00 GMTThere is no question that the most talked-about topic heading into the U.S. Open is Serena Williams' Grand Slam bid. Even if she does dominate the conversation, a certain "Big Four" of men's tennis will provide plenty to discuss, too, as usual. secretary promises more sage grouse spending across West, 28 Aug 2015 00:52:33 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states — regardless of whether the bird receives federal protections, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said. Supreme Court hears Mauna Kea telescope case, 28 Aug 2015 01:39:50 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case involving building one of the world's largest telescopes on Mauna Kea. wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug, 28 Aug 2015 01:09:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades. Bouchard gets help from Connors ahead of US Open, 28 Aug 2015 00:39:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard is getting a little help from Jimmy Connors ahead of the U.S. Open. Latest on TV shooting: AG joins hundreds for vigil, 28 Aug 2015 01:26:14 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local): says strength is only way to maintain peace with China, 28 Aug 2015 00:19:32 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The United States must bolster its military, push for more free trade and hold China far more accountable on human rights, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio writes in an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal. at Phils game hurt soon after Manfred talks about safety, 28 Aug 2015 00:55:39 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman was injured by a foul ball at a Philadelphia Phillies game Thursday night, hours after the Major League Baseball commissioner was at the stadium and spoke about increasing fan safety. Latest: Liu and Lu lead women's 20K walk at worlds, 28 Aug 2015 01:32:54 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): Capsules, 28 Aug 2015 01:30:35 GMTEDISON, N.J. (AP) — The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs brought out the worst score from Jordan Spieth in three months. says he had 'no other option' but to kill NY escapee, 28 Aug 2015 01:57:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A border patrol agent who shot an escaped inmate who led authorities on a weekslong manhunt in upstate New York says he had "no other option" but to kill him. wants life sentence for man who killed 5 in Denver bar, 28 Aug 2015 01:08:18 GMTDENVER (AP) — A man convicted of stabbing five people to death at a Denver bar and setting the business on fire will not be executed and instead will serve a lifelong prison sentence, a jury decided Thursday. E. Petersen Jr., first black Marine aviator, dies, 28 Aug 2015 00:58:47 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Frank E. Petersen Jr., the first black aviator and brigadier general in Marine Corps, has died. convicted in plot to sell deadly ricin as 'death pills', 28 Aug 2015 00:02:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan man looking to acquire ricin so he could sell "simple and easy death pills" and guarantee "risk-free" murder was convicted of federal charges Thursday. gallons of wastewater closes another beach in Hawaii, 27 Aug 2015 23:48:57 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — For the second time in a week a popular Hawaii beach was closed Thursday after sewage from a treatment plant was discharged into the ocean. survivor of WWII 'Great Escape' dies aged 101, 28 Aug 2015 01:52:26 GMTPERTH, Australia (AP) — Paul Royle, an Australian pilot who took part in a mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during World War II that is remembered as The Great Escape, has died in his hometown of Perth, his son said Friday. He was 101. says rest will be good for Manning _ eventually, 27 Aug 2015 23:52:07 GMTENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The long-term benefit of getting Peyton Manning so much rest this summer is that he should be fresher in December. OPEN 2015: Capsules on top men's players, 28 Aug 2015 01:47:58 GMTMen to watch at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday: Things to Know for Friday, 28 Aug 2015 00:59:28 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:, Herbert reach Winston-Salem semis, 27 Aug 2015 23:26:59 GMTWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Steve Johnson reached the Winston-Salem Open semifinals when Taiwan's Yen-Hsun Lu withdrew because of a back injury. crackdown stuns once-welcomed Colombian migrants, 28 Aug 2015 00:10:05 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Leidy Echeverri fled the Colombian countryside six years ago with her toddler in tow after a paramilitary group threatened her husband's life. Now she's again taken her children and run, this time in the other direction, amid a Venezuelan crackdown on Colombian immigrants. entry Tsurenko advances in Connecticut Open, 28 Aug 2015 00:50:21 GMTNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Lucky-loser entry Lesia Tsurenko of the Ukraine beat fifth-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday in the Connecticut Open quarterfinals. Latest: Women's 20K walk gets things started at worlds, 28 Aug 2015 00:38:47 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): cut water without state imposing fines, 27 Aug 2015 23:47:22 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — For the second straight month, Californians exceeded hefty water conservation mandates during the relentless drought without the state imposing fines, officials said Thursday. rescued from The Venetian hotel-casino's canal, 28 Aug 2015 01:33:41 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A spokesman for The Venetian Las Vegas says two men found unresponsive in the resort-casino's gondola ride canal earlier this week are no longer in critical condition. Man pretended to be officer to get unprotected sex, 28 Aug 2015 00:37:46 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a South Florida man told a prostitute that he was a police officer and that he would arrest her if she refused to have sex without a condom. Latest: Decathlete Eaton sets championship mark in 100, 28 Aug 2015 01:40:24 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): Lang leads LPGA Tour event in Alabama, 28 Aug 2015 00:15:17 GMTPRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Brittany Lang birdied five of the first seven holes in windy conditions and shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic. Servia to drive Justin Wilson's No. 25 Honda in finale, 28 Aug 2015 00:56:02 GMTSONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Wilson's race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale. recalls ambassador in Venezuela for consultations, 28 Aug 2015 00:09:17 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — President Juan Manuel Santos has called in Colombia's ambassador to Venezuela for consultations amid a dispute involving the closing of a major border crossing and a weeklong crackdown on Colombian migrants and smugglers. shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger, 28 Aug 2015 00:25:01 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said., Johnson, Herbert reach Winston-Salem semis, 28 Aug 2015 01:09:48 GMTWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa beat eighth-seeded Borna Coric of Croatia 6-2, 7-6 (1) on Thursday night to advance to the semifinals in the Winston-Salem Open., Venezuela recall ambassadors amid dispute, 28 Aug 2015 01:59:07 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela and Colombia each recalled their ambassadors for consultations on Thursday amid a dispute over the closing of a major border crossing and a weeklong crackdown on Colombian migrants and smugglers. run into pitfalls with fining college players, 27 Aug 2015 23:37:44 GMTTake away game tickets for missing class. Hold back a bowl gift for being late. Maybe even dock a player his $15 per diem for skipping study hall. Former franchisee alerted Subway exec about Fogle, 27 Aug 2015 23:28:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A former franchisee alerted a Subway advertising executive in 2008 about her concerns about pitchman Jared Fogle, according to her lawyer. Former franchisee alerted Subway ad exec about Fogle, 28 Aug 2015 00:20:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A former franchisee alerted an executive in charge of Subway's advertising in 2008 about her concerns about pitchman Jared Fogle, according to her lawyer. NFLer Jonathan Martin working on memoir, 28 Aug 2015 00:09:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Martin, the former NFL tackle who abruptly left the Miami Dolphins and has since said he attempted suicide, is working on a memoir. of Hernandez cousin dropped for cancer treatment, 27 Aug 2015 23:38:33 GMTFALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors say they'll abandon their case against a cousin of ex-New England Patriots player and murder convict Aaron Hernandez because of her worsening cancer. 2 killings this week, Louisiana police deaths rising, 28 Aug 2015 01:39:04 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police badges in Louisiana are banded with black ribbons more than usual this year, a grim reminder that officer deaths are on the rise with two killings just this week alone. Latest on TV shooting: Husband overjoyed wife is alive, 28 Aug 2015 01:16:36 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local): sues to block sweeping Nevada education funding program, 28 Aug 2015 00:54:20 GMTCARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada education funding program that's considered the nation's broadest school choice initiative attracted its first legal challenge Thursday, with three civil liberties groups saying it violates the state constitution by releasing public funds to religious schools. inflation, household spending slow in July, incomes up, 28 Aug 2015 01:10:28 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's inflation rate and household spending slowed in July, according to data released Friday that will likely raise pressure on the central bank to up its barrage of monetary stimulus. gets 15th win, Pirates top Marlins 2-1, 28 Aug 2015 01:59:57 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 on Thursday night. mark Emmett Till slaying 60 years later, 27 Aug 2015 23:42:10 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Sixty years after a black Chicago teenager was killed for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi, relatives and civil rights activists are holding church services and movie screenings to remember Emmett Till. Erika kills 4 in Dominica; takes aim at Puerto Rico, 28 Aug 2015 00:12:04 GMTROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Rescue crews fanned across Dominica late Thursday to search for missing and injured people after Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landslides and killing at least four people.