FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:26:28 -07:00The Latest: Prime minister says at least 15 dead in Dominicahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8073a1d7258940d7be85e1147613b871Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:07:04 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8073a1d7258940d7be85e1147613b871Court affirms 'Master Bob' murder conviction in Michiganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39648f8203f3491f93e661af222bf5cfThu, 21 Sep 2017 17:05:01 GMTGROSSE POINTE PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the murder conviction of a former Rotary Club president who was accused of arranging his wife's death so he could devote himself to a life of bondage with other women as "Master Bob."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39648f8203f3491f93e661af222bf5cfUS, Russian militaries hold unprecedented talks on Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60bc5960bcc9452a86e56ec9a7a47f05Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:20:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says American and Russia military leaders have met for an unprecedented, face-to-face session in Syria or nearby to discuss increasing tensions around a remaining Islamic State stronghold in Syria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60bc5960bcc9452a86e56ec9a7a47f05Judge rejects couple's argument for refusing gay customershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66cd4cd9ebae445593d22665fff15349Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:03:15 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a Minnesota couple's lawsuit challenging a state law for the right to refuse to shoot wedding videos for same-sex couples.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66cd4cd9ebae445593d22665fff15349The Latest: Boat missing off Puerto Rico with 4 aboardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc108e05ab774df9ab2fbcbf6021c64dThu, 21 Sep 2017 17:10:07 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc108e05ab774df9ab2fbcbf6021c64dThe Latest: Rescuers shoring up Mexico quake sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8678a51c11994d289f712444a10e9d33Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:33:33 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the major earthquake that struck Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8678a51c11994d289f712444a10e9d33Trump vows more sanctions over North Korea's nuclear builduphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5f64d73dc73403cb18c56d20fb5598fThu, 21 Sep 2017 17:16:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday aiming to tighten an economic noose around North Korea, days after he threatened to "totally destroy" the country if forced to defend the United States or its allies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5f64d73dc73403cb18c56d20fb5598fThe Latest: Trump targets North Korea in new executive orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d6d06ea39c4d82844a061211cd3e7cThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:51:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d6d06ea39c4d82844a061211cd3e7cL'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at age 94http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bee0923410734ce5ab02f52dcf7aaa5aThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:53:36 GMTPARIS (AP) — The family of L'Oreal cosmetics heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the world's richest woman, says she has died at her home in France at the age of 94.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bee0923410734ce5ab02f52dcf7aaa5a300 bats caught by janitors at Salt Lake City high schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c509d8c31cdf44d28f3fc7048d6254efThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:19:06 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A bat infestation prompted a Salt Lake City high school to cancel its after-school programs so school workers could root out the flying mammals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c509d8c31cdf44d28f3fc7048d6254efMercedes to invest $1 billion at Tuscaloosa, add 600 jobshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d2d169ac0b4498fbba7e9212962f7c8Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:56:49 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's Daimler AG says its Mercedes-Benz luxury car division will invest $1 billion to set up electric vehicle production at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d2d169ac0b4498fbba7e9212962f7c8Ugandan police tear gas protesters of 'life presidency' billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/205b1d387dc746edbc4093c7cdd9a3b3Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:04:49 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police on Thursday fired tear gas to disperse protesters and arrested dozens of people opposed to plans to introduce legislation that could allow the longtime president to extend his rule.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/205b1d387dc746edbc4093c7cdd9a3b3Baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemo has diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0e8a5cf0f4c43c28a693094bc8a8e10Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:11:56 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The baby born of a Michigan woman who chose to forgo chemotherapy to give birth to the child has died, a relative said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0e8a5cf0f4c43c28a693094bc8a8e10Kenya electoral officials set Oct.26 as date for new pollshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef27d795847647059d16bd10dd4b8691Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:13:03 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The rerun of Kenya's presidential elections has been pushed back to Oct. 26, as President Uhuru Kenyatta strongly criticized the court decision to nullify his re-election calling it "a judicial coup."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef27d795847647059d16bd10dd4b8691Billionaire gives $30M to Univ. of Arizona for Biosphere 2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20511a14b75e4635a1f6e6e404addc67Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:37:19 GMTTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Texas billionaire Edward P. Bass is giving $30 million to the University of Arizona to support the Biosphere 2 research facility.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20511a14b75e4635a1f6e6e404addc67Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, leaves 5 dead, 90 missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2ac746d74a04f4c8dd0d1aa50f6b6b2Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:31:51 GMTCAIRO (AP) — At least five migrants died and more than 90 were missing after their boat capsized off Libya's western coast, a major embarkation point for the perilous Mediterranean crossing to Europe, the Libyan coast guard said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2ac746d74a04f4c8dd0d1aa50f6b6b2A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Mariahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d450d3f3a5c4eb7a937d492b43b2ba6Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:05:15 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims Thursday after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, knocking out electricity to the entire island and triggering landslides and floods.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d450d3f3a5c4eb7a937d492b43b2ba6On work trips, DeVos flies on her plane at own expensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a3892ba626a49fea5a16ff5ee863fc1Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:21:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos flies on her personal plane at her own expense when she visits schools around the country, according to her office, as other Cabinet secretaries' flying habits at taxpayers' cost have drawn scrutiny.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a3892ba626a49fea5a16ff5ee863fc1Surging stock market powers US wealth to $96.2 trillionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4108b7f575cc44ffa3ac0cb9eff2cbfcThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:02:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A healthy gain in the stock market and steadily increasing home prices boosted Americans' household wealth this spring, a trend that likely adds to the nation's inequality.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4108b7f575cc44ffa3ac0cb9eff2cbfcBernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cb4c3b1d4e846d8b1cb05cf0be22f4bThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:59:27 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died. He was 78.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cb4c3b1d4e846d8b1cb05cf0be22f4bPolice: Shop owner fires warning shot, gets stolen beer backhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9b4db7b3ffe4301820f21093216819eThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:13:50 GMTCOCOA, Fla. (AP) — Police say a Florida gas station owner chased a man and fired a warning shot, forcing him to return some stolen beer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9b4db7b3ffe4301820f21093216819eThousands in France march to protest Macron's labor lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/339b10c9420a40b1b732b3cce80a21c0Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:36:52 GMTPARIS (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Paris and other French cities against President Emmanuel Macron's contested labor law reforms Thursday — a day before he adopts them by executive order.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/339b10c9420a40b1b732b3cce80a21c0MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell apologizes for off-air ranthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7b375fba88d4f30ab3a0556323db54aThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:06:13 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC anchor Lawrence O'Donnell has apologized after clips surfaced of him profanely yelling at staffers in between segments of his prime-time program.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7b375fba88d4f30ab3a0556323db54aLawmaker condemns student video depicting police beheadinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3234e74b82b4c04baa1dd79ecefffc9Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:00:02 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin state lawmaker has condemned a college student's video depicting the beheading of a police officer as an attempt to incite violence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3234e74b82b4c04baa1dd79ecefffc9Prime minister of Dominica says at least 15 people are dead, 20 missing on Caribbean island after Hurricane Maria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74353f07e1e844288379d33e73ed88c2Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:45:31 GMTST. JOHN'S, Antigua (AP) — Prime minister of Dominica says at least 15 people are dead, 20 missing on Caribbean island after Hurricane Maria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74353f07e1e844288379d33e73ed88c2Haiti president rebukes UN over sex abuse, cholera scandalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb85c77810c94f9e952d2e6264648932Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:04:54 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the U.N. General Assembly meeting (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb85c77810c94f9e952d2e6264648932The Latest: Study finds health bill would reshuffle dollarshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/661f5c9c761643fb981aaf5d931e43ceThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:41:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican effort to end "Obamacare" and replace it with a new health care law (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/661f5c9c761643fb981aaf5d931e43ceKiss members Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley reunite on stagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37c8d8a210c74c65967b42b4a6dec2fbThu, 21 Sep 2017 17:01:43 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Original Kiss members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley have reunited for their first public appearance since their group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37c8d8a210c74c65967b42b4a6dec2fbHeavyweight champ Parker hits the road to boost profilehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7e85463ef43492895397b0cad70713fThu, 21 Sep 2017 17:20:53 GMTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — Fresh from getting his chest waxed and boasting a slick new haircut, heavyweight champion Joseph Parker arrived in a tailored two-piece suit for a final news conference before the second defense of his WBO belt.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7e85463ef43492895397b0cad70713fIllinois court upholds murder conviction of Drew Petersonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7ef7a4a54214465adf97828d93e316aThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:32:19 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The use of hearsay testimony to convict former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson in the death of his third wife was proper, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday in upholding the conviction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7ef7a4a54214465adf97828d93e316aEducation Secy DeVos uses her private plane for work travelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5c56a8136f846d09db359698f257e58Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:10:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos uses her personal plane to fly around the country to tour schools and attend other work events as other Cabinet secretaries' flying habits have drawn scrutiny.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5c56a8136f846d09db359698f257e58The Latest: Trump meeting on North Korea threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/739377c7b959452aa62a10ce457fc989Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:03:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/739377c7b959452aa62a10ce457fc989The Latest: 1 of 6 arrested over London subway bomb releasedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23cd2137f804428b955553f154ac8ac7Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:45:58 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest on the London subway attack investigation (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23cd2137f804428b955553f154ac8ac7BIG 12 SPOTLIGHT: Top QBs guiding teams to top of leaguehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b750ca8d7ca349d99432b0b3ffedd153Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:58:24 GMTLAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Baker Mayfield was relaxing in his hotel room in Norman last week, waiting for the bus to head to the stadium for Oklahoma's game against Tulane, when he flipped on the television.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b750ca8d7ca349d99432b0b3ffedd153Prosecutors say Texas lawmaker spent $51K on online psychichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22450bd3b7184a1d8dbcebada852c0e4Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:04:22 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas lawmaker spent more than $51,000 on an online psychic, appeared for work at the Capitol apparently impaired by medication and hid a cellphone from investigators, prosecutors said in a court filing this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22450bd3b7184a1d8dbcebada852c0e4Zoo hopes news gorillas will form 'troop' as in the wildhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7efd55e244aa40f5acfe46df15e37032Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:37:43 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Metroparks Zoo has received two female gorillas from other zoos in an effort to create a new troop mirroring those in the wild.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7efd55e244aa40f5acfe46df15e37032Irma, now Maria: US Caribbean communities rush to send aidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf7a02d1c7af48d1b4d02ce0ace9cf68Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:12:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — From parties where the price of admission is a donation, to fundraising drives and online wish lists for collecting needed supplies, West Indian communities around the United States are stepping up to get help for the islands of the Caribbean ravaged by the wind and waters of hurricanes Irma and Maria, including those in places in the southern United States that were hit hard themselves.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf7a02d1c7af48d1b4d02ce0ace9cf68Pennsylvania high school golfer has 2 holes-in-one in roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d25d20389204686b750bc39950775ebThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:09:12 GMTALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school golfer has defied huge odds by recording two holes-in-one in the same round.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d25d20389204686b750bc39950775ebTrump praises China for reportedly ordering banks to stop doing business with North Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed7c3e433527486f84f52a1e4b15d38bThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:39:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Trump praises China for reportedly ordering banks to stop doing business with North Korea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed7c3e433527486f84f52a1e4b15d38bClemson junior QB Kelly Bryant blazing own path with Tigershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57f9d842a21442ef8b4e335c29d8ebadThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:50:49 GMTCLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Kelly Bryant just smiled and shook his head every time — and there were plenty of them — someone wondered how national champion Clemson would get along without two-time Heisman Trophy finalist Deshaun Watson.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57f9d842a21442ef8b4e335c29d8ebadWisconsin lawmakers consider laws targeting riotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f4036cd5fd544c79d1329c589fb9928Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:08:52 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin lawmakers are considering legislation designed to curb rioting after protests turned violent following a police shooting last year in Milwaukee. But free speech advocates are calling foul.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f4036cd5fd544c79d1329c589fb9928Closing arguments begin in Tennessee woman's kidnap-slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9057d09583284db6992fb4446cd30f6bThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:07:41 GMTSAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) — Closing arguments have begun in the trial of a man charged with killing a Tennessee nursing student who disappeared into the woods behind her rural home more than six years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9057d09583284db6992fb4446cd30f6b1 of 6 arrested over London subway bomb freed without chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f3c1dba959544c2af0040704912a037Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:22:36 GMTLONDON (AP) — A 21-year-old man arrested over last week's London subway bombing was released without charge Thursday, British police said. Five other men remain in custody.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f3c1dba959544c2af0040704912a037Report: NFL players ask league to support campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f7dfb7122e74da49d56cd610909b903Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:16:55 GMTA group of current and former NFL players has asked Commissioner Roger Goodell for the league's support for their campaign for racial equality and criminal justice reform.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f7dfb7122e74da49d56cd610909b903Undefeated champ Andre Ward retires, desire no longer therehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3585cec9262b449da984c3263ca326c6Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:07:08 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Light heavyweight champion Andre Ward retired from boxing with an undefeated record Thursday because he no longer has the desire to fight.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3585cec9262b449da984c3263ca326c6Tribes seek voice in nuclear plant cleanup, land restorationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df29e40bb19946e58507aab067256446Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:20:41 GMTVERNON, Vt. (AP) — Two Native American tribes want a say in the cleanup of the closed Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant and the future use of the land, which they say was the site of fishing grounds and settlements for their ancestors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df29e40bb19946e58507aab067256446An accounting for meteorological violence among insurershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f20ffcd1d14b4250b34e74dadb12f8edThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:55:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Allstate expects insurance losses of about $593 million in August after Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction along the Gulf Coast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f20ffcd1d14b4250b34e74dadb12f8edIn Shanghai, LA Kings win 1st NHL preseason game in Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23603f7319c849c3a3a8e0baaa20cc17Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:13:41 GMTSHANGHAI (AP) — Building on the support for winter sports in China since Beijing won the 2022 Olympics, the NHL is showcasing two preseason games in an attempt to break into a market and country unfamiliar with hockey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23603f7319c849c3a3a8e0baaa20cc17Montana set to take over deadly asbestos cleanup sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59764facd3a64c3d9c32248663c9dd33Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:20:15 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The cleanup of a northwest Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos exposure entered a new phase Thursday as officials begin crafting ways to keep residents safe over the long term.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59764facd3a64c3d9c32248663c9dd33Young, established NHL players are resorting to camp tryoutshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a2df126143346f89f4e114343f1c3daThu, 21 Sep 2017 16:40:44 GMTWhen Alex Chiasson found himself without a job halfway through the offseason, frustration began to set in.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a2df126143346f89f4e114343f1c3da