FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 23 Aug 2017 10:40:30 -07:00Decision Aug. 31 on US extradition of Panama ex-president, 23 Aug 2017 17:29:40 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A federal judge said he will decide Aug. 31 whether a former president of Panama should be extradited from the U.S. to his home country to face political espionage charges., Michigan councilman pawned his government laptop, 23 Aug 2017 17:24:02 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan city council member accused of pawning his publicly owned laptop has pleaded no contest to willful neglect of duty. officer seen striking man on video suspended 15 days, 23 Aug 2017 17:03:58 GMTEUCLID, Ohio (AP) — A white Ohio police officer seen in a cellphone video repeatedly punching a black man and hitting his head on the pavement after a traffic stop has been suspended without pay for 15 days. arrested in French car attack had radical beliefs, 23 Aug 2017 17:11:39 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Algerian driver who sped his car into a group of soldiers near Paris this month had radical beliefs and showed interest in the Islamic State group, France's anti-terrorism prosecutor said Wednesday. journalist's torso found in submarine death mystery, 23 Aug 2017 16:46:30 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Journalist Kim Wall had reported on conflicts, crises and natural disasters around the world. Earlier this month, she set out to sea from laid-back Copenhagen for a story about an eccentric Danish inventor and his home-made submarine. commander visits Yemen border for firsthand look at war, 23 Aug 2017 17:23:46 GMTRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The top U.S. commander for the Middle East got a first-hand look on Wednesday at Saudi Arabia's military fight against Yemen's rebels, visiting the border area on the same day the Saudi-led coalition was accused of bombing a hotel and killing civilians. workers begin covering Confederate statue in black as city mourns death at white supremacist rally, 23 Aug 2017 17:18:28 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville workers begin covering Confederate statue in black as city mourns death at white supremacist rally. back with family after 11 days missing in national park, 23 Aug 2017 16:34:57 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The National Park Service says a teenager who went missing for 11 days is with his family after he emerged from Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains National Park and flagged a passing boat for help. "mini organs" helping doctors treat cystic fibrosis, 23 Aug 2017 16:30:04 GMTUTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Els van der Heijden, who has cystic fibrosis, was finding it ever harder to breathe as her lungs filled with thick, sticky mucus. Despite taking more than a dozen pills and inhalers a day, the 53-year-old had to stop working and scale back doing the thing she loved best, horseback riding. CIA agent wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off, 23 Aug 2017 16:26:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so President Donald Trump can't use it. football on Facebook: Site to stream 15 games in '17, 23 Aug 2017 16:46:35 GMTFacebook has struck a deal for exclusive rights to live stream 15 college football games this season, beginning next week. timeline of deadly attacks in Spain that left 15 dead, 23 Aug 2017 17:18:09 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish investigators have accumulated a growing number of details about an extremist cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona. Foods shareholders say yes to Amazon deal, 23 Aug 2017 16:52:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Whole Foods shareholders voted Wednesday to bless a $13.7 billion union with Amazon that the organic grocery chain's CEO had called "love at first sight." from the ashes: Samsung unveils successor to Note 7 phone, 23 Aug 2017 17:09:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Samsung is trying to move past last year's disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch with a successor sporting a dual-lens camera, animated messages, expanded note-taking — and lower battery capacity. sect leader in abuse case ordered held on $5M bond, 23 Aug 2017 16:51:23 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge has ordered that a leader of a New Mexico paramilitary Christian sect who is facing child sex abuse charges be held on $5 million secured bond. Latest: Ousted Venezuela prosecutor knocks president, 23 Aug 2017 16:42:11 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political confrontation (all times local):'s Lane Kiffin, a winner on Twitter, facing big challenge, 23 Aug 2017 16:26:00 GMTBOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Lane Kiffin is trolling you. officials: Woman, adult daughter died in fire at home, 23 Aug 2017 16:25:39 GMTBETHEL, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials have said a woman and her adult daughter died in a blaze at a southern Ohio home, not a woman and a man as they originally reported. scholarship plan gets $2M from Pistons owner, utility, 23 Aug 2017 16:43:27 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and a major Michigan utility's foundation each committed $1 million Wednesday to covering college tuition for Flint high school graduates in the wake of the city's water crisis. Jackpot-Top 10 largest US Jackpots, 23 Aug 2017 16:39:22 GMTAn estimated jackpot of $700 million is up for grabs in the Powerball lottery draw on Wednesday night — potentially the second-largest lottery payout in the nation. Here is a look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots so far and the states where the winning tickets were sold: Boy suffocated by mattress on crib to stop escapes, 23 Aug 2017 16:29:01 GMTMYERSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple have been jailed on charges they tied and weighting down a mattress on top of their son's crib so he couldn't climb out, leading him to suffocate. gets 18 years in UK prison for bomb in airport luggage, 23 Aug 2017 17:29:25 GMTLONDON (AP) — A man who arrived at a British airport for a flight with a pipe bomb in his hand luggage was sentenced on Wednesday to 18 years in prison. Mom, daughter beat grandma over Steelers game volume, 23 Aug 2017 17:28:42 GMTYOUNGWOOD, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a woman's daughter and granddaughter beat her and shaved her head because they thought she was listening to the Pittsburgh Steelers' game too loudly on the radio. Latest: Christian sect leader denies sex abuse charges, 23 Aug 2017 17:32:01 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a New Mexico military-style Christian sect facing child abuse charges (all times local): armed: Browns rookie quarterback Kizer named starter, 23 Aug 2017 17:17:44 GMTBEREA, Ohio (AP) — DeShone Kizer has strong-armed his way into a starting job. joins forces with Google on voice-activated shopping, 23 Aug 2017 16:58:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it's not doing it alone. art community turns out to support detained director, 23 Aug 2017 16:43:15 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — To a full house and rapturous applause more suited to one of his sold-out productions, Russian theater and film director Kirill Serebrennikov appeared in court Wednesday and was placed under house arrest pending an investigation into charges that he embezzled government funds allocated for one of his projects. wants meeting with NFL commissioner about Kaepernick, 23 Aug 2017 16:28:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The NAACP on Wednesday called for a meeting with the NFL to discuss the fate of quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem to protest police brutality against African-Americans. Latest: Polls close in Angola as president to step down, 23 Aug 2017 17:35:50 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on Angola's election (all times local): Half of state's labor force holds bachelor's degrees, 23 Aug 2017 16:25:26 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Half of all workers in Massachusetts held a bachelor's degree or higher in 2016, marking the first time any U.S. state has reached that educational threshold, according to a report released Wednesday by the independent Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center. Latest: Imam linked to Spain attacks served prison time, 23 Aug 2017 17:01:18 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Spain attacks (all times local):'s leader, US envoy meet after cut in American aid, 23 Aug 2017 16:44:57 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president and foreign minister met with White House adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday, just hours after the Trump administration cut or delayed hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Cairo over human rights concerns. begins covering Confederate statue in black, 23 Aug 2017 17:29:16 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Workers in Charlottesville shrouded a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in black on Wednesday in a move intended to symbolize the city's mourning for a woman killed while protesting a white nationalist rally earlier this month. judge shot outside courthouse continues to recover, 23 Aug 2017 16:24:32 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A newspaper reports that a county judge shot and wounded while walking to an Ohio courthouse continues to recover. warns against new sanctions on North Korea, 23 Aug 2017 16:34:25 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian diplomat is warning against expanding sanctions against North Korea, saying it's necessary to focus on a political settlement. shipyard to fix destroyer hit in June collision, 23 Aug 2017 16:45:58 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. Navy destroyer damaged in a June collision that killed seven sailors will be repaired at a Mississippi shipyard, the Navy announced Wednesday. suspects were in France before attacks, 23 Aug 2017 16:26:06 GMTMADRID (AP) — Some of the Spain terror suspects spent a night in France a week before the fatal attacks in and near Barcelona, French authorities said Wednesday as police in Spain revealed they found a real suicide bomb belt in the house where the attackers tried to make explosives. of Billy Payne's years as Augusta National chairman, 23 Aug 2017 17:01:53 GMTA look at key moments involving Billy Payne during his 11 years as chairman at Augusta National Golf Club: Mars meets source of nickname: Bruno Sammartino, 23 Aug 2017 16:23:31 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Bruno Mars has met the man he's nicknamed after: former pro wrestling champion Bruno Sammartino.'s ousted prosecutor accuses Maduro of corruption, 23 Aug 2017 16:41:12 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Venezuela's recently ousted chief prosecutor on Wednesday accused President Nicolas Maduro of participating in acts of corruption, saying she would turn over proof that would help other countries prosecute. Latest: Venezuela blasts Panama visa restriction, 23 Aug 2017 16:28:25 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political confrontation (all times local): Latest: French want to know why Spain suspects visited, 23 Aug 2017 16:27:28 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Spain attacks (all times local): African minister faces inquiry in Grace Mugabe scandal, 23 Aug 2017 17:16:58 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African parliamentary committee will summon the foreign minister to explain the decision to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's first lady, who is accused of assaulting a young model at a Johannesburg hotel, South Africa's main opposition party said Wednesday. families, friends of missing sailors proud, praying, 23 Aug 2017 17:23:22 GMTFamilies in the United States are awaiting word on missing seamen who were aboard the USS John McCain when it collided with an oil tanker on Monday near Singapore. Workers shrouding Lee statue in Charlottesville, 23 Aug 2017 17:20:16 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on protests against Confederate monuments that have occurred in the aftermath of deadly violence at a Virginia rally by white nationalists (all times local): man beaten in Warsaw in apparent racist attack, 23 Aug 2017 16:32:48 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — An Ethiopian student said Wednesday that he was beaten in Warsaw by a drunken Polish man who shouted a racial slur at him, the latest in a series of violent racist incidents in Poland. opens downtown satellite campus in Hartford, 23 Aug 2017 17:19:15 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut has opened a satellite campus in downtown Hartford. reached in shooting death of driver by officer, 23 Aug 2017 16:22:15 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit over the shooting death of an unarmed driver during a traffic stop in Pennsylvania. Houston officer's son, 5, gets police escort to school, 23 Aug 2017 16:18:46 GMTTOMBALL, Texas (AP) — Dozens of police officers escorted a Texas boy to his first day of kindergarten in place of his officer father, who was fatally struck while investigating a traffic accident in 2011. Swift ends intrigue, announces new album in November, 23 Aug 2017 17:13:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Yes, Taylor Swift fans, Wednesday was a lucky one for you.