FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:01:02 -08:00Fast and felonious: Ex-con steals Maserati during test drivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d66f378256ef470db7f44e5b18f1512aWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:42:07 GMTBOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida have recovered a roaring fast Maserati that was stolen during a test drive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d66f378256ef470db7f44e5b18f1512aFillon stays in French presidential race despite summonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fbdf2c6c1d14c4b9066bf5ecf6cddacWed, 01 Mar 2017 16:55:22 GMTPARIS (AP) — Conservative candidate Francois Fillon refused to quit France's roller-coaster presidential race Wednesday despite receiving a summons to face charges of getting his wife and children taxpayer-funded jobs in which they allegedly did no work.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fbdf2c6c1d14c4b9066bf5ecf6cddacFederal 2017 quake forecast highlights Oklahoma, Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e61b2567699468a9b6b2a1b12e9b31eWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:52:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal scientists forecast that Oklahoma will continue to have the nation's biggest man-made earthquake problem this year but it probably won't be as shaky as recent years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e61b2567699468a9b6b2a1b12e9b31eThe Latest: AP Source: Red Wings send Vanek to Panthershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a00cb9a779b4ed3899b41c06bdf99b6Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:07:57 GMTThe Latest on the NHL trade deadline (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a00cb9a779b4ed3899b41c06bdf99b6German Parliament goes offline but hacking not suspectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7853e21862b84d2a8469a68bbca584b1Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:17:12 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German media say the country's Parliament has been offline for hours but that hacking is not suspected.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7853e21862b84d2a8469a68bbca584b1US demand for trucks, SUVs helps February saleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8786073a6c164cf78ee5b94f5cf507a6Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:53:03 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Lured by Presidents Day deals, U.S. buyers snapped up pickups and SUVs in February, brightening what is usually a lackluster month for the auto industry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8786073a6c164cf78ee5b94f5cf507a6McDonald's to offer mobile order-and-pay, curbside pickuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeea767e8478489fa336617780f550bfWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:50:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's Corp. says it will launch mobile order-and-pay and curbside pickup in the U.S. toward the end of the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeea767e8478489fa336617780f550bfPepsi to lay off 80 to 100 workers, citing Philadelphia taxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2ea478dc2b64617b0ccde2d177205c6Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:27:05 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pepsi says slumping sales from Philadelphia's new sweetened-beverage tax are prompting layoffs of 80 to 100 workers at three distribution plants that serve the city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2ea478dc2b64617b0ccde2d177205c6Fact sheet: 2017 Toyota Prius Primehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc1f89f48fe84535b6c47b8fef149bc6Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:08:16 GMT2017 Toyota Prius Prime Advancedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc1f89f48fe84535b6c47b8fef149bc6The Latest: Feds drop arrested Baltimore officers' caseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f19fe8ff3fab4e3197eb2671dbc69a82Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:50:57 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on seven Baltimore police officers charged with racketeering conspiracy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f19fe8ff3fab4e3197eb2671dbc69a82Austria: Man tries to enter courthouse with bag of roacheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3b8e1e60e7249dd8a06017d8d489426Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:45:49 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Security guards at an Austrian court might need to put up a sign at the screening gate to let the public know about another item prohibited on the premises — cockroaches.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3b8e1e60e7249dd8a06017d8d489426Murray beats Garcia-Lopez to reach quarterfinals in Dubaihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/991dc789ff404640b475b9570399579dWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:27:24 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Top-seeded Andy Murray earned a place in the quarterfinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Guillermo Garcia-Lopez on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/991dc789ff404640b475b9570399579dUS stocks surge in early trading; Dow crosses 21,000 pointshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/664b4c34ca5547448855a6924a352a38Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:36:38 GMTBanks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks sharply higher in morning trading Wednesday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average above 21,000 points for the first time. Energy and materials companies were also among the big gainers, while utilities and real estate stocks lagged. The rally came a day after President Donald Trump addressed Congress, reaffirming plans to cut taxes and push for other business-friendly policies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/664b4c34ca5547448855a6924a352a38Real woman seeks donations to counter 'Real women' billboardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe077ab0911749c8bc8bc9da11f4e483Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:15:26 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman is raising money to pay for a new billboard to counter one criticized as sexist and misogynistic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe077ab0911749c8bc8bc9da11f4e483Suspect in Mississippi, New Mexico crimes arrested in Kansashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54447d8f596e4776b4eb73a72640d650Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:33:45 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities arrested a man Wednesday suspected of shooting a Kansas convenience store clerk and kidnapping two hikers in New Mexico while on the run after his girlfriend was killed and a jogger was shot in Mississippi.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54447d8f596e4776b4eb73a72640d650Car parts maker says scam got tax info for 2,400 workershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf707e0371904de89d6dc2046f7ef73bWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:43:06 GMTBLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Swiss company said Wednesday income tax information was stolen for about 2,400 workers in the United States, putting them at risk of identity theft just as many are awaiting tax refunds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf707e0371904de89d6dc2046f7ef73bEx-judge banned from Nevada bench for handcuffing of lawyerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bc7cefb3524425b861981b6fedccc63Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:40:10 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas justice of the peace has been barred for life from the court bench in Nevada as punishment for a series of courtroom confrontations, including ordering a defense attorney to be handcuffed when she wouldn't stop 0arguing to keep a client out of jail.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bc7cefb3524425b861981b6fedccc63US factories grew last month at fastest pace since 2014http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa0bfb244de344a3aac38968dc5d070fWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:26:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — American factories expanded last month at the fastest pace in more than two years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa0bfb244de344a3aac38968dc5d070fMayor: Photo showing border patrol in New Jersey in a hoaxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bceb28589a3340f0b71b7818fe8430c2Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:41:16 GMTMORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Officials in one New Jersey city say a photo that purports to show border patrol agents arresting someone in front of a local business is a fake.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bceb28589a3340f0b71b7818fe8430c2Man accused of unwanted toe-sucking, foot massaging at mallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af9ba174c8cc4f20a669b2acbceccbacWed, 01 Mar 2017 16:50:48 GMTTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man charged with taking off a woman's shoe and sucking her toes without permission at a mall has been accused of massaging the feet of other women without their consent.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af9ba174c8cc4f20a669b2acbceccbacNew Exxon CEO says company will boost productionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72f4cd1f90bc4579915dd5605d58cf9aWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:23:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Exxon's new CEO says the company will increase production and has a mix of projects to handle any level of oil and gas prices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72f4cd1f90bc4579915dd5605d58cf9aAP Source: Panthers add Vanek on NHL trade deadline dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdca68b2d1884ec2aebac5072428453fWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:29:11 GMTSUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Thomas Vanek is headed to the Florida Panthers, who added some offensive punch on trade-deadline day in an effort to get back to the playoffs for a second straight season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdca68b2d1884ec2aebac5072428453fMichigan State toughens policy after sexual assault scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bdcc818559848df89cbe9b2891e0ea1Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:27:58 GMTEAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is responding to sexual assault allegations against a sports doctor by requiring written consent for certain treatments.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bdcc818559848df89cbe9b2891e0ea1Ex-CIA agent freed in Portugal, avoids extradition to Italyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc81a7c17e144c43a52c6bec00d7aeb8Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:34:45 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — An American ex-CIA agent won a last-minute reprieve from a Lisbon court Wednesday and will no longer be extradited from Portugal to Italy, where a court convicted her of taking part in the kidnapping of a Muslim cleric.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc81a7c17e144c43a52c6bec00d7aeb8The Latest: Illinois begins cleanup after deadly stormhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5bf0f9c7a5241d891c8b3e51eeaade8Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:41:24 GMTOTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather affecting a large swath of the central U.S. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5bf0f9c7a5241d891c8b3e51eeaade8The Latest: Illinois man killed in storm identifiedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a030c1373d24bc0a00460f6f7ebb536Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:49:07 GMTOTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather affecting a large swath of the central U.S. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a030c1373d24bc0a00460f6f7ebb53611 tortured bodies found in Veracruz, on Mexico's Gulf coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b04e1e4240a483bbd1feb15c8ffeaccWed, 01 Mar 2017 16:57:05 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican police have found the tortured bodies of nine men and two women on the outskirts of the Gulf coast city of Veracruz.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b04e1e4240a483bbd1feb15c8ffeacc'Time froze' at bloody house of missing French familyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fc33f0302df48dc9e9517ee246437ddWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:36:36 GMTPARIS (AP) — Forensics officers locked down a neighborhood in western France on Wednesday, searching for traces of a four-member family that disappeared, leaving behind a bloody cellphone, stripped beds and a home where a prosecutor said "time froze."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fc33f0302df48dc9e9517ee246437ddFormer ABC News employees urge strong stand against Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a3c9a3be9e64838941682fe51359745Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:55:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — More than 230 former ABC News correspondents, executives and producers have signed a letter urging the network's current top executive to take a firm stand against any Trump administration effort to curtail press access.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a3c9a3be9e64838941682fe51359745The Latest: Prosecutor says officers' actions criminalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c65bb54268b4677b5fb84133470ddb4Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:19:54 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on seven Baltimore police officers arrested in a racketeering consipracy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c65bb54268b4677b5fb84133470ddb4NTSB launches probe into plane crash that killed ex-mayorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9fcf28613714c979761a852bfa72aacWed, 01 Mar 2017 16:40:50 GMTMETHUEN, Mass. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board will look into the "man, the machine and the environment" as it investigates a plane crash that killed a former mayor and left the tail of the aircraft poking out of the roof of a condo building, officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9fcf28613714c979761a852bfa72aacToyota adds most fuel-efficient Priushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fb505e1ce124e90b359048802be7d8dWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:07:35 GMTFor 2017, Toyota has added its most fuel-efficient Prius ever: a plug-in gasoline-electric hybrid called Prius Prime that can travel up to 640 miles on a full electric charge and a single tank of fuel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fb505e1ce124e90b359048802be7d8dWells Fargo cuts pay for CEO, other top executiveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c49336f6eae14cc4b817f841d070bc9aWed, 01 Mar 2017 16:43:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo's board of directors slashed the bonuses and other compensation of its CEO and seven other top executives on Wednesday, a little more than a week after the board publicly fired four senior managers amid an investigation into the bank's sales practices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c49336f6eae14cc4b817f841d070bc9aOscar winner Affleck speaks about sexual harassment claimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72b3c2059a6247b98e46b7e959b16242Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:41:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In an interview following his Oscar win on Sunday, Casey Affleck addressed earlier sexual harassment claims against him and said "everyone deserves to be treated with respect in the workplace and everywhere else."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72b3c2059a6247b98e46b7e959b16242Warriors: Durant out indefinitely with left knee injuryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f61d196f4927491eab85e536fd8af1e0Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:50:36 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant will be out indefinitely after he sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee and bruised a bone in his leg during Tuesday night's loss at Washington.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f61d196f4927491eab85e536fd8af1e0Madrid officials impound bus with anti-transgender messagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2592cb009764a1baca571d1e62014ecWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:50:27 GMTMADRID (AP) — Madrid authorities said Wednesday they have impounded an orange-and-white bus used by a group campaigning against teaching schoolchildren about transgender people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2592cb009764a1baca571d1e62014ecUS construction spending drops 1 percent in Januaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a673e43e66b94e7ab2c557dbf512fc6aWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:26:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Builders cut back on construction spending in January by the largest amount in nine months, with weakness stemming from the biggest reduction in government activity in nearly 15 years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a673e43e66b94e7ab2c557dbf512fc6aIllinois Senate faces tough votes on taxes, school fundinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65b59cef3bcf4642b1e32d12167a40cbWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:57:06 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois senators faced critical votes Wednesday on a plan to break the state's historic budget stalemate, including separate measures that would hike income taxes and freeze property taxes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65b59cef3bcf4642b1e32d12167a40cbTwitter adds more safety tools, will curb abusive accountshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/541ddd2fd40f499da34f07c30e662b30Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:58:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is adding more tools to curb abuse on its service as part of its ongoing effort to protect users from hate and harassment. Among other things, the service will attempt to identify offenders on its own, even if no one has reported them first.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/541ddd2fd40f499da34f07c30e662b30Rhode Island lawmakers congratulate Oscar-winner Viola Davishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a600896345b94e388c793d17847c1cc2Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:03:50 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island lawmakers have passed a resolution congratulating Viola Davis for winning an Oscar.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a600896345b94e388c793d17847c1cc2Sharing some food is off the table in Connecticut schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70298a8a13924441a03296991a0fbb69Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:52:20 GMTWALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Those lessons about sharing? At lunchtime, in Connecticut schools, they come with an asterisk.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70298a8a13924441a03296991a0fbb69'Simple bump' led Aaron Hernandez to kill 2, prosecutor sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eff2a3e5c8a4f3d9e66f9160ca5ac1fWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:47:10 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez killed two men in a hail of gunfire after he became enraged by "a simple bump, a spilled drink and an exchange of looks" in a Boston nightclub, a prosecutor said Wednesday in opening statements in his double-murder trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eff2a3e5c8a4f3d9e66f9160ca5ac1fSalary cap for 2017 season is $167 million, up $12 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e4c03d3602543bba552b19a3c94bc2cWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:25:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The NFL salary cap for the upcoming season will be $167 million per team, up more than $12 million over last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e4c03d3602543bba552b19a3c94bc2cThe Latest: Storms flood West Virginia roads, creekshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1640679e77740689f23f517f6df7f33Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:50:02 GMTOTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather affecting a large swath of the central U.S. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1640679e77740689f23f517f6df7f3310-country summit in Pakistan ends on call for closer tieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/530d81817ad448a8a0e1c3bb026f4170Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:33:37 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — A regional economic summit in Pakistan on Wednesday concluded with participants pledging to collectively fight the "challenge of terrorism" and push for greater collaboration in areas of trade, energy and infrastructure development.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/530d81817ad448a8a0e1c3bb026f4170Afghan envoy appeals on Pakistan to reopen border crossingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff73183067814922b7215d4151a0d280Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:11:19 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Afghanistan's envoy to Islamabad has appealed on Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to order the reopening of the border crossings between their two countries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff73183067814922b7215d4151a0d280The Latest: Trump invited SEAL widow during condolence callhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44e4522fde3944069e36167c15bd4c0aWed, 01 Mar 2017 17:21:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44e4522fde3944069e36167c15bd4c0aThe Latest: Baltimore Gun Trace unit stole money, drugshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da7a114bea2b4de783fe1f30e4bbe088Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:25:44 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on seven Baltimore police officers arrested in a racketeering conspiracy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da7a114bea2b4de783fe1f30e4bbe088The Latest: DA says ex-NFL star killed 2 over spilled drinkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/953724b7743546e9bf75ffb265f9a74cWed, 01 Mar 2017 16:44:26 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/953724b7743546e9bf75ffb265f9a74cEgypt's main state daily in a spat with parliament speakerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd036939d26442d7865e1b3b0f90f540Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:12:41 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's flagship state newspaper on Wednesday accused the parliament speaker of making "inappropriate" comments and borderline abuse of authority in a rare public spat between two of the country's leading institutions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd036939d26442d7865e1b3b0f90f540