FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:40:30 -07:00Decision Aug. 31 on US extradition of Panama ex-presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2375709d07842d5aab4f2de3dd8fd14Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2375709d07842d5aab4f2de3dd8fd14Flint, Michigan councilman pawned his government laptophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adc6b3f2c6e242bfa7d7f18950b69f3bWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adc6b3f2c6e242bfa7d7f18950b69f3bOhio officer seen striking man on video suspended 15 dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a096af250694b3e81858b5f95303cd5Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a096af250694b3e81858b5f95303cd5Man arrested in French car attack had radical beliefshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0400ab7c4614ac381494057769862abWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0400ab7c4614ac381494057769862abSwedish journalist's torso found in submarine death mysteryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2653d8c5b15a406da3af8415fdc94742Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2653d8c5b15a406da3af8415fdc94742US commander visits Yemen border for firsthand look at warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e806bf0f3601480ab22ea08cb0870bb6Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e806bf0f3601480ab22ea08cb0870bb6Charlottesville workers begin covering Confederate statue in black as city mourns death at white supremacist rallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fec6a0ac7764a07af965df2c543e2c4Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fec6a0ac7764a07af965df2c543e2c4Teen back with family after 11 days missing in national parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c18a9368e18541e8bbc3cf8c5bdb5fa3Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c18a9368e18541e8bbc3cf8c5bdb5fa3Lab-made "mini organs" helping doctors treat cystic fibrosishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/653f1709b876404c92870c487339410cWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/653f1709b876404c92870c487339410cFormer CIA agent wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3f77c6cc422414eaa6900281e2a271aWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3f77c6cc422414eaa6900281e2a271aCollege football on Facebook: Site to stream 15 games in '17http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73c6f54d8c7e458cac5fabd94332f551Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73c6f54d8c7e458cac5fabd94332f551A timeline of deadly attacks in Spain that left 15 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fabcaa0b9f5f4dbfb737cc61fb1d0dafWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fabcaa0b9f5f4dbfb737cc61fb1d0dafWhole Foods shareholders say yes to Amazon dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/547f515e96a94e0197522d8e3bc3e763Wed, 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."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/547f515e96a94e0197522d8e3bc3e763Up from the ashes: Samsung unveils successor to Note 7 phonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d28d0a4bf994770a57779142e8c4ce4Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d28d0a4bf994770a57779142e8c4ce4Christian sect leader in abuse case ordered held on $5M bondhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b137334e369b4b1ab5f20e93dc72e77bWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b137334e369b4b1ab5f20e93dc72e77bThe Latest: Ousted Venezuela prosecutor knocks presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdc0de98ee624a14943df2eb50f95174Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:42:11 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political confrontation (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdc0de98ee624a14943df2eb50f95174FAU's Lane Kiffin, a winner on Twitter, facing big challengehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59692ac173ac4c9793dedf744a6455aaWed, 23 Aug 2017 16:26:00 GMTBOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Lane Kiffin is trolling you.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59692ac173ac4c9793dedf744a6455aaFire officials: Woman, adult daughter died in fire at homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283010e0d6b04ee88a1a2d6c77823b1fWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283010e0d6b04ee88a1a2d6c77823b1fFlint scholarship plan gets $2M from Pistons owner, utilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef5254fd88514885bc6f4d1158ef2359Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef5254fd88514885bc6f4d1158ef2359Powerball Jackpot-Top 10 largest US Jackpotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b89a8ecc7ec413d9d5ded07489e7c63Wed, 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:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b89a8ecc7ec413d9d5ded07489e7c63Cops: Boy suffocated by mattress on crib to stop escapeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27433afed6cc48e788fdffbdafd3d16dWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27433afed6cc48e788fdffbdafd3d16dMan gets 18 years in UK prison for bomb in airport luggagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a506ca7808a4e9a99790074bfbbbf57Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a506ca7808a4e9a99790074bfbbbf57Cops: Mom, daughter beat grandma over Steelers game volumehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5315bb5ce3aa4dda9799441c0f7c6b5cWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5315bb5ce3aa4dda9799441c0f7c6b5cThe Latest: Christian sect leader denies sex abuse chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c15e20c3af94dc08862a5e9e7bf8406Wed, 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):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c15e20c3af94dc08862a5e9e7bf8406Strong armed: Browns rookie quarterback Kizer named starterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/537d613a72b741cba0a005700831cfc3Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:17:44 GMTBEREA, Ohio (AP) — DeShone Kizer has strong-armed his way into a starting job.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/537d613a72b741cba0a005700831cfc3Walmart joins forces with Google on voice-activated shoppinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89a33b07540a4be19e456a49bfee88f8Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89a33b07540a4be19e456a49bfee88f8Russian art community turns out to support detained directorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a600fc4f7f54301b5d95e1336d6ad6cWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a600fc4f7f54301b5d95e1336d6ad6cNAACP wants meeting with NFL commissioner about Kaepernickhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2397287e2f146b48d2989fa3045b0b4Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2397287e2f146b48d2989fa3045b0b4The Latest: Polls close in Angola as president to step downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69ed18fb46f845888aa43b1fd06281a4Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:35:50 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on Angola's election (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69ed18fb46f845888aa43b1fd06281a4Report: Half of state's labor force holds bachelor's degreeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48738905e1fe48c4af03467958d4b9d0Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48738905e1fe48c4af03467958d4b9d0The Latest: Imam linked to Spain attacks served prison timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8430fa81cce548bebf8d9f96731f8303Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:01:18 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Spain attacks (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8430fa81cce548bebf8d9f96731f8303Egypt's leader, US envoy meet after cut in American aidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc1e3f30cfa042159722a1d039ab9092Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc1e3f30cfa042159722a1d039ab9092Charlottesville begins covering Confederate statue in blackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a121a0f8baa043f7beb70b2163738e9bWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a121a0f8baa043f7beb70b2163738e9bOhio judge shot outside courthouse continues to recoverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dec071350e2e467c9041f9671584433dWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dec071350e2e467c9041f9671584433dRussia warns against new sanctions on North Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cbd0aa89b464a98a06809b073e23549Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cbd0aa89b464a98a06809b073e23549Mississippi shipyard to fix destroyer hit in June collisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b734991c306f4fe3ab70a32f94c52a9aWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b734991c306f4fe3ab70a32f94c52a9aSpain suspects were in France before attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9029251115094156b36dd1c0460df680Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9029251115094156b36dd1c0460df680Timeline of Billy Payne's years as Augusta National chairmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/786297e928944b34a349b9e109028f45Wed, 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:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/786297e928944b34a349b9e109028f45Bruno Mars meets source of nickname: Bruno Sammartinohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5822e9a0281343e4a62cb3c63ddba027Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:23:31 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Bruno Mars has met the man he's nicknamed after: former pro wrestling champion Bruno Sammartino.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5822e9a0281343e4a62cb3c63ddba027Venezuela's ousted prosecutor accuses Maduro of corruptionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dd21a646992474ba1e37b4a0b27df30Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dd21a646992474ba1e37b4a0b27df30The Latest: Venezuela blasts Panama visa restrictionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75fac63a5964ac5846d439d15e49f78Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:28:25 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political confrontation (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75fac63a5964ac5846d439d15e49f78The Latest: French want to know why Spain suspects visitedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e103c96779294da4b3fcbfb317537622Wed, 23 Aug 2017 16:27:28 GMTMADRID (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Spain attacks (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e103c96779294da4b3fcbfb317537622South African minister faces inquiry in Grace Mugabe scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/363e299f50c648d4a011c127f50086cdWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/363e299f50c648d4a011c127f50086cdUS families, friends of missing sailors proud, prayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22c8fafca4864050845eb9f993a831ebWed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22c8fafca4864050845eb9f993a831ebLatest: Workers shrouding Lee statue in Charlottesvillehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/621916047c63495bafa1ed112199fa42Wed, 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):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/621916047c63495bafa1ed112199fa42Ethiopian man beaten in Warsaw in apparent racist attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4662f163cd9c49c9936ed488aa151cd4Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4662f163cd9c49c9936ed488aa151cd4UConn opens downtown satellite campus in Hartfordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79020abeaa144da784081eb4f786c26fWed, 23 Aug 2017 17:19:15 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut has opened a satellite campus in downtown Hartford.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79020abeaa144da784081eb4f786c26fSettlement reached in shooting death of driver by officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44be82fa8cda45c293f73423fd1c0102Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44be82fa8cda45c293f73423fd1c0102Slain Houston officer's son, 5, gets police escort to schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3e02c49f5cb4fe881c4ec1419c2a9d3Wed, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3e02c49f5cb4fe881c4ec1419c2a9d3Taylor Swift ends intrigue, announces new album in Novemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0af1497820249f2b36c3abb84a0f9efWed, 23 Aug 2017 17:13:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Yes, Taylor Swift fans, Wednesday was a lucky one for you.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0af1497820249f2b36c3abb84a0f9ef