FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 31 Jul 2015 10:27:48 -07:00Franklin, Ledecky are workhorses of US swim team at worlds, 31 Jul 2015 15:58:47 GMTKAZAN, Russia (AP) — Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky are the workhorses of the U.S. team at the world swimming championships. will hear that man killed by police had criminal past, 31 Jul 2015 17:05:42 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge on Friday ruled that a jury can be told limited information about a homeless man's prior arrest in the trial of a former and current officer facing murder charges in his death. signs 4-year contract extension with Seahawks, 31 Jul 2015 17:19:20 GMTRENTON, Wash. (AP) — Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks. Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death, 31 Jul 2015 16:55:01 GMTDUMA, West Bank (AP) — Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. The attack, which threatens to set off another violent escalation, shines a light on the growing lawlessness of extremist Jewish settlers that Israel is either unable or unwilling to contain. gives lender 60 days to buy former presidential yacht, 31 Jul 2015 16:24:18 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has given a lender 60 days to buy the former presidential yacht Sequoia from its current owners. inmate suspected in killing is captured after chase, 31 Jul 2015 16:41:14 GMTKITTANNING, Pa. (AP) — An escaped inmate suspected of strangling an acquaintance and stealing a gun and two trucks while on the run led police on a chase and rammed a cruiser before being captured Friday, authorities said. baseball's 2nd-worst record, a lost season for Marlins, 31 Jul 2015 16:02:52 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Ace right-hander Jose Fernandez is unbeaten and perhaps stronger than ever after recovering from elbow surgery. Giancarlo Stanton remains one of baseball's top power hitters. Dee Gordon is among the game's leaders in batting average and stolen bases. Adeiny Hechavarria has become an All-Star shortstop. California drought, fears rise of trees dying, falling, 31 Jul 2015 16:38:40 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — As Californians and the communities they live in cut back water use and let lawns turn brown, arborists and state officials are worrying about a potentially dangerous ripple effect: Nearby urban trees going neglected and becoming diseased or dying. data: Olympic water 'unfit' for triathletes to swim, 31 Jul 2015 17:16:23 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian government's most recent data on water pollution in Rio de Janeiro show that water near where triathletes are preparing to compete this weekend is "unfit" for swimming. accused of killing neighbor, running her over with mower, 31 Jul 2015 16:46:48 GMTWILLARD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who authorities say was fatally shot by her next-door neighbor while mowing her lawn had injuries consistent with being run over by a push mower. Guard will suspend search at sunset for teen fishermen missing off Florida coast, 31 Jul 2015 16:01:41 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Coast Guard will suspend search at sunset for teen fishermen missing off Florida coast. stocks edge higher on earnings, deal news, 31 Jul 2015 16:26:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher Friday, as investors assessed the latest batch of company earnings and deal news. Guard: Search for teens will be suspended at sunset, 31 Jul 2015 16:39:03 GMTOPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard will suspend its search at sunset for two teenage fishermen who've been missing for a week, officials said Friday. Pinochet covered up burning death of US resident, 31 Jul 2015 16:38:05 GMTSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Newly published U.S. documents indicate Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet covered up the military's role in the burning death of a 19-year-old U.S. resident during a 1986 protest. Guard suspending search at sunset for missing teens, 31 Jul 2015 16:06:46 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Coast Guard says it's suspending its search at sunset for two teenage fishermen who've been missing for a week. grants Ai Weiwei 6-month visa, apologizes for mixup, 31 Jul 2015 15:56:37 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain performed an about-face Friday and granted a six-month visa to dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, apologizing for rejecting his application over an alleged criminal conviction. dorm fire kills 1, injures 4 in Grand Teton, 31 Jul 2015 17:14:53 GMTMOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — A fire at an employee dormitory in Grand Teton National Park killed one person and injured four others in the third emergency for national park concession workers in Wyoming in the past two months. Colombian warlord apologizes for atrocities, 31 Jul 2015 16:39:36 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — One of Colombia's most-feared right-wing warlords has been released from jail and he's apologizing for atrocities. skydivers smash head-down world record in Illinois, 31 Jul 2015 17:17:27 GMTOTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record. Orthodox Church pushes for control over St. Isaac's, 31 Jul 2015 16:29:31 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Russian Orthodox Church on Friday defended its controversial bid to fully take over St. Petersburg's landmark St. Isaac's Cathedral, saying it's in line with the law and wouldn't hamper tourist access. get Hamels from Phillies for 2015 _ and beyond, 31 Jul 2015 16:34:49 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — With Cole Hamels, the Texas Rangers have gotten another ace in hopes of getting back to the playoffs — in 2015 and beyond. retires from Women's British Open with left ankle injury, 31 Jul 2015 16:02:04 GMTTURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Michelle Wie has retired from the Women's British Open after aggravating her left ankle injury during her second round. plane crashes near southern England airfield, 31 Jul 2015 16:47:14 GMTLONDON (AP) — British emergency services say a small plane has crashed onto a car auction center at an airport in southern England. There was no immediate information about casualties. swing state Florida, Clinton calls for Cuba embargo's end, 31 Jul 2015 17:02:22 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Drawing a sharp distinction with her main Republican rivals in Florida, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on the GOP-run Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed on Cuba since 1962. La Havas experiments with her new album, 'Blood', 31 Jul 2015 16:13:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It's hard to describe Lianne La Havas' music in a quick soundbite, and that's by design. Food Program cuts aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan, 31 Jul 2015 16:58:55 GMTAMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The World Food Program announced new cuts Friday in food aid for Syrian refugees in Jordan, highlighting a growing funding crisis of international agencies helping millions displaced by Syria's conflict. drug maker probed in Romanian graft case, 31 Jul 2015 16:08:25 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Swiss pharmaceuticals company Roche confirmed Friday it is being investigated by anti-corruption prosecutors looking for evidence that drug companies offered doctors vacations and other incentives in exchange for prescribing cancer drugs. off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda, 31 Jul 2015 16:50:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is returning to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal struck with Iran. He will not visit Israel, America's foremost Mideast ally and the primary foreign opponent of the Iran agreement. at madness: Things to know about Boston's Comic Con, 31 Jul 2015 16:56:30 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Get out your favorite Sailor Moon costume and grab a bottle of water. The Boston Comic Con is this weekend, and it's forecast to be a hot one. From Friday through Sunday, comic and costume fans will gather at the Seaport World Trade Center for a line-up of contests, panels and celebrity appearances. Latest: Trade deadline day off to busy start, 31 Jul 2015 17:11:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball approaches its 4 p.m. EDT deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern): in wrongful death suit over brewery keg explosion, 31 Jul 2015 17:02:43 GMTPORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A $1.2 million settlement has been reached in a wrongful death lawsuit over a keg explosion at a New Hampshire brewery. Carolina elections official faces removal over posts, 31 Jul 2015 16:23:43 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Republican elections official in North Carolina will face removal over racially tinged Facebook posts praising the Confederacy and suggesting black protestors aren't "productive good citizens" with jobs, like whites. vs Lemieux in title fight Oct. 17 in New York, 31 Jul 2015 16:47:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Rising star Gennady Golovkin will meet Canada's David Lemieux in a middleweight title unification fight Oct. 17 at Madison Square Garden, promoters announced Friday. leader, in power for 3 decades, seeks re-election, 31 Jul 2015 17:01:24 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's long-serving president on Friday declared his bid for re-election in 2016, saying the country needs him to stick around to continue its economic development. Guide: Super PAC backing Cruz gets $10 million donation, 31 Jul 2015 17:13:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs as well. week for social media stocks _ no one is spared, 31 Jul 2015 17:05:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It hasn't been an easy week in social media, despite double-digit revenue growth from Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Investors are looking beyond headline numbers and finding reasons to sell. inmate suspected in killing captured after chase, 31 Jul 2015 16:13:30 GMTKITTANNING, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say an escaped inmate suspected of strangling an acquaintance while on the run led Pennsylvania police on a chase and rammed a cruiser before being captured. officer charged with murder in Ohio wants job back, 31 Jul 2015 16:42:02 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder for shooting a motorist during a traffic stop is trying to get his job back through his union. widow accuses Putin of ordering husband killing, 31 Jul 2015 16:27:43 GMTLONDON (AP) — Nine years after former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko drank radioactive tea at a London hotel, an inquiry into his death ended Friday with his widow claiming President Vladimir Putin ordered the killing — and Moscow accusing Britain of politicizing the probe., Clinton court black voters at Urban League meeting, 31 Jul 2015 16:58:27 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush went into historically Democratic territory on Friday to tell a predominantly African-American audience that the country's decades-long efforts to fight poverty are failing — and his record as Florida governor, especially in education, serves as a blueprint for a future presidency. bolster pitching in huge deal with Braves, Marlins, 31 Jul 2015 16:43:22 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins that sent two starters and two relievers to the NL West leaders on Thursday. Briar alumnae make another payment to keep school open, 31 Jul 2015 16:38:54 GMTSWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — Sweet Briar College alumnae have made the second of three payments required under a settlement to keep the school open.'s Toronto arrival delayed by flat tire, 31 Jul 2015 17:16:48 GMTTORONTO (AP) — David Price's arrival in Toronto has been delayed by a flat tire, a story that played out on Twitter with Blue Jays fans offering to rescue the stranded pitcher. Capitol Police: Car hits barricade, driver charged, 31 Jul 2015 17:14:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Police say they've charged the driver of a car that crashed into a barricade at the U.S. Capitol grounds entrance. bail for man charged with trying to support IS group, 31 Jul 2015 16:50:46 GMTBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has denied bail for a western New York man accused of attempting to support terrorism by buying combat gear, making overseas trips and declaring his allegiance online to the Islamic State group. set for work from ex-auto plant credited to Banksy, 31 Jul 2015 16:42:20 GMTDETROIT (AP) — An auction is planned for an artwork that gallery officials say the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy created at a former Detroit auto plant. Ebola mission winds down, WHO takes reins in West Africa, 31 Jul 2015 16:12:19 GMTLONDON (AP) — The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response is officially winding down Friday, handing its leadership role and senior staff to the Geneva-based World Health Organization as efforts to contain the deadly virus continue. guilty plea in federal court for church shooting suspect, 31 Jul 2015 16:42:09 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he wouldn't do so until prosecutors say whether they'll see the death penalty. rules against China in specialty steel dispute, 31 Jul 2015 17:04:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The World Trade Organization says China broke global trade rules by failing to comply with an earlier WTO ruling and continuing to impose duties on specialty steel imports. jet carrying 4 people crashes at England airfield, 31 Jul 2015 17:12:29 GMTLONDON (AP) — An executive jet carrying four people crashed onto a car auction center while trying to land at an airport in southern England on Friday. There was no immediate information about casualties.