FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:32:03 -07:00Obama hopeful national anthem protests spark a conversationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8165937d4e00408ab0e93315d4557558Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:59:59 GMTFORT LEE, Va. (AP) — Asked by a service member to weigh in on some NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he hoped the controversy would spark Americans to listen to others' concerns and not just go into separate corners.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8165937d4e00408ab0e93315d4557558Missouri fraternity suspended over reports of racial slurshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddd60225507b460d9d1da3060208642cThu, 29 Sep 2016 03:14:00 GMTCOLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri temporarily suspended a fraternity on Wednesday over accusations of racial slurs directed toward black students, in the latest incident of racial tension that has roiled the campus for nearly a year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddd60225507b460d9d1da3060208642cMan shot by police was distraught over best friend's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83c1aaff9a7346b982687f817806d41bThu, 29 Sep 2016 02:59:43 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The unarmed black man shot by police in a San Diego suburb had a history of run-ins with authorities and was distraught over the recent death of his best friend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83c1aaff9a7346b982687f817806d41b'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76f8e6ce9813458c99c3842ed80cb48dThu, 29 Sep 2016 02:21:58 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the edgy and enduring TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," died Wednesday. She was 93.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76f8e6ce9813458c99c3842ed80cb48dThe Latest: Police shooting victim was pointing e-cigarettehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69ea628f903d4d94b97844cf7aecd998Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:02:11 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a black man by police in a San Diego suburb (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69ea628f903d4d94b97844cf7aecd998Congress clears stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zikahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/998140c82e50460ab1691c749d129d2aThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:58:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to keep the government operating through Dec. 9 and provide $1.1 billion in long-delayed funding to battle the Zika virus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/998140c82e50460ab1691c749d129d2aThe Latest: California blaze grow, so does containmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc09d03c2126430ca317625f582f7e39Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:35:52 GMTMORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc09d03c2126430ca317625f582f7e39The Latest: Grandparents of school shooter found father deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e1ba647503a4f49877fd5820ab75acaThu, 29 Sep 2016 02:02:10 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at an elementary school in South Carolina that left two students and a teacher wounded (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e1ba647503a4f49877fd5820ab75acaCourt that ousted top Alabama justice again weighs his fatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faa11108df2a4dafa012461ecd98550aThu, 29 Sep 2016 02:08:53 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Wednesday insisted to members of a judiciary commission that he never urged probate judges to defy a U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage, defending himself from charges brought by a state ethics panel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faa11108df2a4dafa012461ecd98550aDuvall's single lifts Reds to 2-1 win over Cardinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be9928615d040dd94950f7b770e7219Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:19:37 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Duvall's two-run single was all Cincinnati needed as the Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be9928615d040dd94950f7b770e7219The Latest: Shooting victim distraught over friend's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/203100686d2244b9ad61441c8f50a147Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:15:16 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a black man by police in a San Diego suburb (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/203100686d2244b9ad61441c8f50a147Diamondbacks beat Nationals in rain-shortened gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2297ec5c31dd4be2a661d1190c2c38bcThu, 29 Sep 2016 02:52:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Shelby Miller threw five shutout innings and Jean Segura had three hits to reach 200 for the season as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 in a rain-shortened game Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2297ec5c31dd4be2a661d1190c2c38bcJaso hits for cycle as Pirates beat Cubs 8-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52bd0f1cf7aa476683aef566a9277afeThu, 29 Sep 2016 03:28:56 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Coming around second base in the seventh inning of the Pittsburgh Pirates' 8-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night, John Jaso stumbled.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52bd0f1cf7aa476683aef566a9277afeThe Latest: MU suspends fraternity over racial slur reportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc495e8a9137407abcbc85cf1c9ef6d6Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:25:45 GMTCOLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on racial tension at the University of Missouri (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc495e8a9137407abcbc85cf1c9ef6d6Officer involved in deadly confrontation was sex-suit targethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb812396b3c548a5b809b6bdcbfafebdThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:27:57 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — One of the officers involved in a deadly confrontation with an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb was demoted last year amid allegations that he sexually harassed a lesbian colleague.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb812396b3c548a5b809b6bdcbfafebdOfficial: Suspected school shooter called grandparents, who went to home and found the teen's father deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96cfa1f13a4441edb162ba5acc96f770Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:23:46 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Official: Suspected school shooter called grandparents, who went to home and found the teen's father dead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96cfa1f13a4441edb162ba5acc96f770US soda-tax battle bubbles up in San Francisco Bay Areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abe81b35dd6242c2aaee769d75a132d6Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:22:07 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks that many health experts say contribute to diabetes, obesity and tooth decay.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abe81b35dd6242c2aaee769d75a132d6Cabrera's homer gives Tigers rain-shortened win over Indianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8e2478c748a42158accdc0df552b99bThu, 29 Sep 2016 03:28:52 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning. moments before the game was halted for good, and the Detroit Tigers came away with a rain-shortened 6-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night, keeping pace with Baltimore in the AL wild-card race.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8e2478c748a42158accdc0df552b99bRoyals win, but officially eliminated from postseasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15e382216a3c44a39c8f6e416b1e92abThu, 29 Sep 2016 03:28:45 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The World Series champions have failed to make the postseason for the fourth year in a row.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15e382216a3c44a39c8f6e416b1e92abTropical Storm Matthew lashes islands of eastern Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8e0e63f158742dbabc79e661245bb34Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:01:35 GMTBRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Tropical Storm Matthew lashed islands in the eastern Caribbean with heavy wind and rain Wednesday night as it gained strength and headed west into open waters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8e0e63f158742dbabc79e661245bb34Piatti has goal and assist, Impact beat Earthquakes 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40c7ef59e2704228b76801633b5c2582Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:46:54 GMTMONTREAL (AP) — Matteo Mancosu set up first-half goals from Dominic Oduro and Ignacio Piatti and the Montreal Impact beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-1 on Wednesday night to snap a four-game winless streak.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40c7ef59e2704228b76801633b5c258232 people missing in China landslides following typhoonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9efd73866c2647cf8432cc4df3a5edbdThu, 29 Sep 2016 02:31:49 GMTBEIJING (AP) — At least 32 people were reported missing Thursday after rain-saturated hillsides collapsed onto villages in southeastern China following a typhoon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9efd73866c2647cf8432cc4df3a5edbdAuthorities: School shooter killed father before rampagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88e9fcb1cff14429a3eb46e3d4755b0cThu, 29 Sep 2016 03:05:03 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a South Carolina elementary school, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88e9fcb1cff14429a3eb46e3d4755b0cKim hits pinch-hit HR, Orioles beat Jays 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/318f2d20ae4748bca835d9304006e7f8Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:32:10 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Hyun Soo Kim hit a pinch-hit, two-run homer in the ninth inning off Roberto Osuna, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Toronto 3-2 on Wednesday night to move within one game of the AL wild card-leading Blue Jays.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/318f2d20ae4748bca835d9304006e7f8Freeman's streak reaches 30, Kemp homers, Braves rout Philshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0074cb1b99e24079807b7cf176db0d6dThu, 29 Sep 2016 03:09:21 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are giving themselves plenty of reasons to be hopeful about 2017, from a surging offense to improved young pitching.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0074cb1b99e24079807b7cf176db0d6dThe military's ritual of saluting for the national anthemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44d9c87503af4400b97c897a174fd357Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:14:15 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played at Pearl Harbor, in a protest that echoes recent moves by professional athletes to kneel during the anthem. The U.S. Pacific Fleet referred her case to her commander, who has the authority to punish the sailor, a Navy reservist. Saluting during the national anthem is a daily ritual for men and women in the military. Here's a look at the protocol behind it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44d9c87503af4400b97c897a174fd3571936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6485c56ac0894e83abc8c89b39efdf05Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:39:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly after Jesse Owens returned home from his snubbing by Adolph Hitler at the 1936 Olympics, he and America's 17 other black Olympians found a less-than-welcoming reception from their own government, as well.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6485c56ac0894e83abc8c89b39efdf05Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernickhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/239c4b6ec0ab465c8bfc66f8571e8126Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:03:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about racial inequality and police brutality.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/239c4b6ec0ab465c8bfc66f8571e8126Glendening, Ott help Red Wings beat Bruins 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/146ee4685f5f4867b56f7c4f4eaeca12Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:15:01 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chris Kunitz scored two third-period goals in the defending Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins' 2-0 exhibition victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/146ee4685f5f4867b56f7c4f4eaeca12Neagle has late goal, assist, United beats Crew 3-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51235ae8ae80481b9b493651b3fd9c7dThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:57:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Lloyd Sam opened the scoring in the 71st minute, Lamar Neagle had a late goal and assist, and D.C. United beat the Columbus Crew 3-0 on Wednesday night for their first two-game winning streak of the season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51235ae8ae80481b9b493651b3fd9c7dEnergy shares lead Asian stocks higher on OPEC output dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d15a45dd22c9486383b13465bbddcc02Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:13:05 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Energy companies led a rally in Asian stock markets Thursday as investors welcomed news that OPEC nations planned to cut oil production for the first time in eight years in an effort to reduce a global glut.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d15a45dd22c9486383b13465bbddcc02Investigators identify 2 men who took bag that held bombhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82b2ef63658144c3ab3de448320c699cThu, 29 Sep 2016 03:27:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Investigators probing bomb blasts in New Jersey and New York believe they've identified two men who walked off with a bag abandoned by the bomber on a street as Egyptian tourists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82b2ef63658144c3ab3de448320c699cPhilippines' Duterte to scrap future war games with UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d548992b96243f8875e06a9b76e0a65Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:09:12 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he is giving notice to the United States, his country's long-standing ally, that joint exercises of Filipino and American troops next week will be the last such drills.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d548992b96243f8875e06a9b76e0a65Mets help playoff chances by beating grieving Marlins 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e7646e57b064d1eadc1cd7e0d875b2dThu, 29 Sep 2016 02:34:22 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Marlins walked half a block alongside a hearse carrying their ace away from Marlins Park at the start of a funeral motorcade Wednesday, and then peeled away with watery eyes to go back inside and play a game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e7646e57b064d1eadc1cd7e0d875b2dDespite harsh reviews, Trump resists new debate approachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da3c69bcb23d4e0eac9bfafafce3d95aThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:26:29 GMTCOUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Unmoved by harsh debate reviews, a defiant Donald Trump renewed his attacks against a former Miss Universe winner on Wednesday, showing no sign of making big changes to his message or debate preparation before his second faceoff with Hillary Clinton. The outspoken Republican nominee instead pressed ahead with an aggressive strategy focused on speaking directly to his white, working-class loyalists across the Midwest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da3c69bcb23d4e0eac9bfafafce3d95aLEADING OFF: Ortiz plays last game at Yankee Stadiumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf58dd6ed0e74a97b5c68759d04eff5eThu, 29 Sep 2016 03:00:56 GMTA look at what's happening around the majors Thursday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf58dd6ed0e74a97b5c68759d04eff5eCalifornia officer guns down refugee in 'shooting stance'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6767b5d3026438cbc2337af33e11a9aThu, 29 Sep 2016 02:49:04 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a Ugandan refugee who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting stance" happened about a minute after officers in a San Diego suburb arrived where a distraught man was reportedly walking in traffic, a police spokesman said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6767b5d3026438cbc2337af33e11a9aProsecutors work on global sex trafficking cases in Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18740460f3a94b7dbb138270a0b124f1Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:32:25 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Prosecutors are calling the scourge of sex trafficking a form of modern-day slavery that touches every state in the nation, and they're working to draw connections between active investigations around the globe at a summit in Hawaii.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18740460f3a94b7dbb138270a0b124f1Braves' Freeman takes hitting streak to season-best 30 gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8928b010882e433c8dd7ef583a78589eThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:46:35 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman extended his hitting streak to 30 games on Wednesday night, the longest in the majors this season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8928b010882e433c8dd7ef583a78589eToronto FC ties Orlando City 0-0 to regain East leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac2388ad43214dcd812fedaf0e308c70Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:56:19 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Toronto FC regained the Eastern Conference lead with a 0-0 draw with Orlando City on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac2388ad43214dcd812fedaf0e308c70Cano's homers Mariners top Astros 12-4 to press playoff bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0d8ad8209f646d9b8196aec838aa0fdThu, 29 Sep 2016 03:15:56 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Cano continued his dominance against the Houston Astros on Wednesday to keep Seattle's playoff hopes alive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0d8ad8209f646d9b8196aec838aa0fdBoston Red Sox clinch AL East title with Baltimore's victory over Torontohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09af70c1b6b144e7a340b4429a141038Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:16:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox clinch AL East title with Baltimore's victory over Toronto.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09af70c1b6b144e7a340b4429a141038Gomez homers in 8th, Rangers rally again to beat Brewers 8-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/509d82916bda4147a843f0a91e12ce82Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:17:15 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Carlos Gomez hit a towering three-run homer in the eighth inning and the AL-leading Texas Rangers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-5 on Wednesday night for their MLB-best 49th come-from-behind victory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/509d82916bda4147a843f0a91e12ce82Boston Red Sox clinch AL East crown, go worst to 1st againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd2b59b6183a450aaddb95206ee4b2b9Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:58:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Red Sox won the AL East, clinching the division championship despite wasting a three-run, ninth-inning lead in a 5-3 loss to the New York Yankees on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd2b59b6183a450aaddb95206ee4b2b9Cowboys' Bryant has hairline knee fracture, outlook unclearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8cce85de39d482f8f508efa95def15eThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:13:33 GMTFRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dez Bryant could be joining Tony Romo on the sidelines again, just like a year ago when Dallas slid from first place to last in the NFC East without the two offensive stars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8cce85de39d482f8f508efa95def15eThe Latest: Officer in California shooting was demotedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e47e2095354475b7f0b02b3b79e65cThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:09:09 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a black man by police in a San Diego suburb (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e47e2095354475b7f0b02b3b79e65cMiami leads Fernandez from Marlins Park; Mets win 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ca6d9fc544a401fbd4b29938600d22eThu, 29 Sep 2016 03:25:11 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Marlins walked half a block alongside a hearse carrying their ace away from Marlins Park at the start of a funeral motorcade Wednesday, and then peeled away with watery eyes to go back inside and play a game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ca6d9fc544a401fbd4b29938600d22eTeixeira hits game-winning slam, Yanks rally past Red Soxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f2fa2963953429a823120796dfd724fThu, 29 Sep 2016 02:55:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Mark Teixeira hit a game-winning grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees staved off playoff elimination at the last possible moment with a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f2fa2963953429a823120796dfd724fThe Latest: Obama orders flags at half-staff for Pereshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98890253fb4f4d4a821052c7575db78dThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:05:58 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98890253fb4f4d4a821052c7575db78dAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63cc4b9d26fc4cb1b359cc5a6e3c0cadThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:57:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress clears bill to keep government running through Dec. 9, provide $1.1B to fight Zika virus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63cc4b9d26fc4cb1b359cc5a6e3c0cad