FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 04 Aug 2015 10:53:17 -07:00Report: 2 immigrants in US illegally named to city panels, 04 Aug 2015 17:10:28 GMTHUNTINGTON PARK, Calif. (AP) — Two immigrants in the country illegally have been appointed to commissions in a small city in Los Angeles County with a large population of people from Mexico and Central America, a newspaper reported. Deschanel marries Jacob Pechenik, delivers baby girl, 04 Aug 2015 16:50:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Zooey Deschanel is now a wife and mother. Boy in birthday cake case died from head injuries, 04 Aug 2015 16:37:30 GMTHAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — An autopsy concludes that head injuries killed a 9-year-old boy who police say was fatally beaten over a missing piece of birthday cake. group's poster campaign in Stockholm stirs outrage, 04 Aug 2015 17:33:48 GMTLONDON (AP) — A poster campaign by the anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats at a subway station in central Stockholm has stirred outrage in the Nordic country. Interview: Qatar's FM urges 'serious dialogue' with Iran, 04 Aug 2015 16:38:20 GMTDOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatar's top diplomat on Tuesday called for a "serious dialogue" with Iran in the wake of its nuclear deal with world powers, even as he blasted Tehran for continuing to support Syria's embattled government. turns in better-than-expected 2Q, hikes forecast again, 04 Aug 2015 17:07:05 GMTAetna's second-quarter earnings jumped 33 percent and the health insurer raised its 2015 forecast again after receiving a boost from a government business it plans to feed with a roughly $35 billion acquisition., UN leader discuss climate change, other issues, 04 Aug 2015 17:06:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the world "has to step up" to help combat climate change and adds that the United Nations will continue to press other countries to take action. probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2, 04 Aug 2015 17:10:19 GMTLANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's fire marshal said Tuesday it's not clear why a circus operator proceeded with a show minutes after the National Weather Service put out a severe storm warning. Winds of 60 mph winds collapsed the tent, killing two spectators and sending about 32 others to hospitals. Guide: A look at the Iran nuclear deal and Congress, 04 Aug 2015 17:37:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' vote on the international accord to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in sanction relief stands as the most significant national security decision since lawmakers voted in 2002 to authorize the invasion of Iraq. body positively identified at Florida boys school, 04 Aug 2015 17:35:39 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Researchers say they have positively identified the remains of a 15-year-old boy who died at a Florida reform school where guards were accused of brutality throughout its troubled history. Latest: Testimony: Theater shooting takes 'fun mom', 04 Aug 2015 17:17:00 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): linked to French Connection ring fighting new drug case, 04 Aug 2015 16:51:11 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man linked by federal authorities to The French Connection heroin ring that spawned an Oscar-winning film of the same name is fighting to have a new drug case against him dismissed, even though he's pleaded guilty. Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers, 04 Aug 2015 16:50:52 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case. Latest: Final phase of James Holmes' sentencing begins, 04 Aug 2015 16:38:57 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):, Haider-Maurer reach 2nd round in Kitzbuehel, 04 Aug 2015 17:25:07 GMTKITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Philipp Kohlschreiber overcame 14 aces by Jan-Lennard Struff to beat his German compatriot 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3 in the first round of the Generali Open on Tuesday. justice minister fires country's top prosecutor, 04 Aug 2015 16:51:19 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said Tuesday he will request the dismissal and retirement of the country's chief federal prosecutor Harald Range. ruling party games Twitter for political gain, 04 Aug 2015 17:13:22 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's approval ratings may be languishing below 30 percent, but on Twitter he's as popular as Pope Francis — or so it would seem. Democratic Senator backs Iran nuclear deal, 04 Aug 2015 16:47:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia is backing the international accord with Iran. deadly attack, Israel arrests extremist in crackdown, 04 Aug 2015 16:51:55 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities kicked off a promised crackdown on Jewish extremists following last week's deadly arson attack on a Palestinian family, arresting a high-profile activist accused of leading a new movement of defiant settler youths who embrace violence and reject the rule of law in the name of the purity of the Holy Land., Stewart, Lively among cast for Allen's next film, 04 Aug 2015 17:28:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Willis, Kristen Stewart and Blake Lively are among the stars of Woody Allen's next film. upholds $96M award to Chevron in dispute with Ecuador, 04 Aug 2015 16:44:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a $96 million arbitration award to Chevron Corp. stemming from a 1990s-era oil contract dispute with the government of Ecuador. recalls more than 2,000 lawn tractors for crash risk, 04 Aug 2015 16:50:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Deere is recalling more than 2,000 lawn tractors because the brake arm can fail and cause a crash. have little hope of suspended WR Blackmon returning, 04 Aug 2015 16:42:29 GMTJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are losing hope that suspended receiver Justin Blackmon will return. official resigns in sign of growing internal divide, 04 Aug 2015 17:07:47 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A senior Taliban figure resigned Tuesday in the latest fallout from the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar, which has triggered a succession dispute and revealed growing rifts within the two-decade-old Afghan insurgent group. celebrates independence while rival Serbs mourn, 04 Aug 2015 17:27:54 GMTZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia held a military parade Tuesday to mark the 20th anniversary of winning its independence from Serb-led Yugoslavia, while neighboring Serbia mourned victims of the military operation that marked the end of a four-year war. Grand Slam bid is done; Jordan Spieth is not, 04 Aug 2015 16:34:44 GMTJordan Spieth was on the 14th green and battling in conditions so severe the wind approached 40 mph. dominate podium at world swimming, 04 Aug 2015 17:13:50 GMTKAZAN, Russia (AP) — Australia dominated the 100-meter backstroke events at the world swimming championships Tuesday, winning the men's title and going 1-2 in the women's final. eyes action against non-EU nations joining sanctions, 04 Aug 2015 16:46:47 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's prime minister has ordered preparation of retaliatory measures against several non-EU European nations that have joined the European Union's sanctions against Russia. search rugged California area for gunman, 04 Aug 2015 16:55:31 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities searching for a man linked to a killing, a kidnapping and the wounding of two sheriff's deputies focused on a rugged, 5-square-mile area of central California. nightclub shooting leaves at least 2 dead, 3 wounded, 04 Aug 2015 17:11:56 GMTTORONTO (AP) — A shooting that started at a Toronto nightclub event hosted by rapper Drake, and then spilled onto the streets outside early Tuesday, left at least two people dead and three others wounded, police said. It wasn't clear if Drake was present during the shooting. Tombstone of 'Roots' author's grandmother vandalized, 04 Aug 2015 16:40:53 GMTJACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — Police say the tombstone of a relative of "Roots" author Alex Haley has been vandalized with the words "White Lives Matter." drops drugs in Ohio prison yard, spurring inmate fight, 04 Aug 2015 16:35:36 GMTMANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A drone dropped a package of drugs into a prison yard while inmates were outside, sparking a fight, prison officials said. Africa's Nobel laureate Tutu leaves hospital, 04 Aug 2015 17:11:15 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African retired archbishop Desmond Tutu left a Cape Town hospital on Tuesday after being treated for an infection there since last month, his foundation said. Latest: California wildfire threatening more homes, 04 Aug 2015 17:08:17 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The latest on wildfires burning in California (all times local): secret Planned Parenthood video shows Houston clinic, 04 Aug 2015 17:40:33 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An anti-abortion group has released its fifth undercover video alleging fetal organ sales that activists say was shot inside a Houston Planned Parenthood clinic. pro-government troops retake rebel-held base in south, 04 Aug 2015 17:05:45 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's pro-government troops fought pockets of resistance outside a key military base in the country's south Tuesday, a day after they seized it from Shiite rebels, military officials said. have little hope of Justin Blackmon's return, 04 Aug 2015 17:21:34 GMTJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Nearly two years after Justin Blackmon's last NFL practice, the Jacksonville Jaguars have all but given up on the suspended receiver. follows unconventional route on road to Hall of Fame, 04 Aug 2015 17:24:37 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bill Polian relied on simple, solid principles to build winners. lays out extra steps to clean scopes linked to outbreaks, 04 Aug 2015 17:36:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials laid out extra safety measures that hospitals can take to clean specialized medical scopes that have been linked to sometimes deadly bacterial outbreaks across the U.S. young people into the Cecil conversation with books, 04 Aug 2015 17:05:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The death of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe at the hands of an American bow hunter continues to generate outrage around the world, but bringing kids into the conversation may require some finesse. stocks waver between gains and losses; Allstate slumps, 04 Aug 2015 17:42:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved between small gains and losses on Tuesday as investors assessed company earnings reports and deal news. fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote, 04 Aug 2015 17:17:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.'Transparent' star says transgender Maura would envy Caitlyn, 04 Aug 2015 16:58:24 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Here's a roundup of news Monday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs: Latest: Obama asks aides to monitor California wildfires, 04 Aug 2015 17:46:56 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The latest on wildfires burning in California (all times local): sheriff's spokesman says he was wrongfully fired, 04 Aug 2015 16:42:22 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — A former spokesman for an Oklahoma sheriff's office says he was wrongfully fired following the fatal shooting of an unarmed man by a volunteer deputy. launch last push for theater shooter's execution, 04 Aug 2015 17:40:29 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The prosecutor of James Holmes told jurors Tuesday that once they hear from at least 12 more people this week — relatives of each of his murder victims — they will decide that death is the only appropriate sentence for his attack on a Colorado movie theater. Brazil chief-of-staff arrested in Petrobras scandal, 04 Aug 2015 17:00:25 GMTSAO PAULO (AP) — Police in Brazil have arrested former presidential chief of staff Jose Dirceu, the most senior member of the ruling Workers' Party to be taken into custody in connection with corruption at the state-owned oil company Petrobras. workers' suit against Duckworth spills into Senate bid, 04 Aug 2015 17:34:14 GMTJONESBORO, Ill. (AP) — A civil lawsuit alleging ethics violations nearly a decade ago has become an issue in a Democratic congresswoman's bid to unseat first-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk in what is expected to be one of the most competitive 2016 Senate races. follows unconventional path on road to Hall of Fame, 04 Aug 2015 16:53:53 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bill Polian relied on simple, solid principles to build winners. Rowing to seek viral testing in Rio Olympic waters, 04 Aug 2015 16:55:24 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of the governing body of world rowing says he will ask for viral testing at the rowing venue for next year's Rio Olympics, and says he expects all other water sports in Rio to follow suit.