FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Feb 2017 10:46:10 -08:00Steelers' Joey Porter to plead guilty to fracas citations, 21 Feb 2017 17:40:56 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter plans to plead guilty to a disorderly conduct citation stemming from a dispute with a bar bouncer and a police officer last month. rescued from swollen creek as storms pummel California, 21 Feb 2017 18:34:16 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fire crews rescued five people Tuesday who were stranded in flooding at a homeless encampment along a San Jose creek after a series of robust storms drenched already soggy Northern California. and Cibulkova lose opening matches in Dubai, 21 Feb 2017 17:57:47 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova and third-seeded Dominika Cibulkova both lost their opening matches at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday. seek $1.25 million for Bowie memorial in London, 21 Feb 2017 17:37:52 GMTLONDON (AP) — Artists and activists want to create a permanent memorial to David Bowie in the London neighborhood where he was born. on me: International NBA players supporting each other, 21 Feb 2017 17:41:04 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Boris Diaw arrived at his favorite Salt Lake City coffeehouse expecting to meet fellow Frenchman Rudy Gobert, and just smirked when told Gobert was running late. drinks to tweak labels to make ingredients clearer, 21 Feb 2017 18:06:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo will tweak the labels for some Naked juices and smoothies to make clearer what ingredients they contain. Court rejects appeal from Virginia death row inmate, 21 Feb 2017 17:40:07 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The nation's highest court on Tuesday refused to hear the appeal of a Virginia death row inmate who killed a hospital security guard and sheriff's deputy during an escape that sparked a massive manhunt that shut down Virginia Tech's campus in 2006. Latest: McConnell 'proud' of protesters outside speech, 21 Feb 2017 18:34:52 GMTLAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Mitch McConnell's first stop in Kentucky during the congressional recess and the 1,000 protesters who greeted him outside (all times local): Louis Blues 7-3 under Yeo following in-season firing, 21 Feb 2017 18:01:41 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — General manager Doug Armstrong's difficult decision is paying off. cow leads police on wild chase in NYC, 21 Feb 2017 18:13:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A cow that apparently escaped from a slaughterhouse has led police on a wild chase through New York City streets. of Russian ambassador to UN needs to be studied more, 21 Feb 2017 18:34:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The cause and manner of death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations needs to be studied further, the city medical examiner said Tuesday, a day after the diplomat fell ill at his office at Russia's U.N. mission and died at a hospital. Manhattan cathedral activates eco-friendly power, 21 Feb 2017 17:55:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The historic St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan has activated a geothermal plant — part of a series of environmentally friendly upgrades. Court seems split in case of boy's death near border, 21 Feb 2017 18:19:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appears to be evenly divided about the right of Mexican parents to use American courts to sue a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired across the U.S.-Mexican border and killed their teenage son. 'The Inkblots' documents history of Rorschach test, 21 Feb 2017 18:34:27 GMT"The Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, His Iconic Test, and the Power of Seeing" (Crown), by Damion Searls saliva vaccine? NIH tests new way to fight illness, 21 Feb 2017 17:49:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Wanted: 60 people willing to be bitten by mosquitoes to test a new kind of vaccine — one that acts against the bugs' saliva. Pen refuses headscarf, nixes talks with Lebanon cleric, 21 Feb 2017 17:48:19 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen refused to don a headscarf for a meeting with Lebanon's top Sunni Muslim cleric on Tuesday and walked away from the scheduled appointment after a brief squabble at the entrance. Biden to be named board chair of Save the Children, 21 Feb 2017 18:23:38 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dr. Jill Biden, educator and wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, has been named board chair of Save the Children. Portugal to extradite ex-CIA agent to Italian jail, 21 Feb 2017 18:32:53 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — A Portuguese court has ordered police to extradite a former CIA agent to Italy, where she is due to serve a four-year prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that kidnapped suspects for interrogation, her lawyer said Tuesday. Latest: Russian UN diplomat's death needs further study, 21 Feb 2017 18:04:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations (all times local): won't extend deadline for protest camp disbanding, 21 Feb 2017 17:38:29 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers says it won't extend a deadline for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment in North Dakota. Latest: Residents warned as California river swells, 21 Feb 2017 17:38:18 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the storms in California (all times local): Court rejects Alabama death row appeal, 21 Feb 2017 18:00:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday freed Alabama to try again to execute a convicted killer who has been on death row for 30 years and had seven execution dates postponed. fire Kupchak, put Magic in charge of basketball ops, 21 Feb 2017 18:25:06 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling franchise's front office. school grad in court for hearing on possible new trial, 21 Feb 2017 17:33:37 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure a girl for sex is in court for a hearing on whether he deserves a new trial. to expand pool of people targeted for deportation, 21 Feb 2017 17:33:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for deportation, including people arrested for traffic violations, according to agency documents released Tuesday. driver gets 12 years plus in death of police officer, 21 Feb 2017 17:43:41 GMTGREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man was sentenced Tuesday to at least 12 years in prison on third-degree murder, drunken driving and other charges for a wrong-way crash that killed a western Pennsylvania police officer. found at 3 popular monuments in Washington, DC, 21 Feb 2017 17:51:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says graffiti has been found at the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial. FM: Turkey's military rights still needed in Cyprus, 21 Feb 2017 18:31:08 GMTNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkey's right to intervene militarily in Cyprus is still necessary given recent actions that have fanned insecurity among Turkish Cypriots, the country's foreign minister said Tuesday. stocks start week at new highs on deal hopes, 21 Feb 2017 18:30:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are breaking records again Tuesday as the market resumes its climb after a holiday break. Energy companies are rising with the price of oil. Consumer goods giant Kraft Heinz is falling after it withdrew a $143 billion offer for competitor Unilever, but other food and household goods makers are rising as investors bet Kraft will make an offer for one of those companies instead. railroad's top 2 executives retiring this spring, 21 Feb 2017 17:39:08 GMTOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The top two CSX executives plan to retire this spring from the railroad that is in discussions with a hedge fund seeking to install the executive who led Canadian Pacific's turnaround. to leave pipeline protest camp won't be extended, 21 Feb 2017 17:57:03 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers said it won't extend a Wednesday deadline for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment on federal land in North Dakota.'I Liked My Life' an impressive debut by Abby Fabiaschi, 21 Feb 2017 17:46:55 GMT"I Liked My Life" (St. Martin's Press), by Abby Fabiaschi 3 women, 5-year-old boy killed in Mississippi, 21 Feb 2017 18:07:26 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Investigators say a 5-year-old boy and three of his family members were shot to death at a home in eastern Mississippi. say 2 arrested for vandalism at mosques in Arkansas, 21 Feb 2017 17:49:30 GMTFORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Police say two Fort Smith men have been arrested for vandalizing mosques in the western Arkansas city. Cubans make pedal-powered Model T for transport, fun, 21 Feb 2017 17:55:04 GMTHAVANA (AP) — In a country where few can afford a car, some Cuban high school students have built a replica of a Model T Ford propelled with pedals instead of a gasoline engine. They've painstakingly acquired and installed thousands of nuts, bolts and used car parts to complete the creation. denounces 'horrible' threats against Jewish centers, 21 Feb 2017 18:03:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced recent threats against Jewish community centers as "horrible ... painful" and said more must be done "to root out hate and prejudice and evil." police find pipe bombs, ammo linked to outlawed INLA, 21 Feb 2017 18:17:49 GMTDUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland police say they have seized five pipe bombs and ammunition belonging to an Irish Republican Army splinter group that was supposed to have disarmed in support of the region's peace process. Jesus statue vandalized twice at Indianapolis church, 21 Feb 2017 17:38:48 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A pastor says a statue of Jesus has been vandalized twice this month outside an Indianapolis church.'s Berlin film fest winner Enyedi to adapt novel, 21 Feb 2017 17:45:58 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Hungarian director whose "On Body and Soul" won the top award at the Berlin Film Festival says her next project is an adaptation of "The Story of My Wife," a 1942 novel by Hungarian writer and poet Milan Fust. rescued after car goes down steep hill, snags in tree, 21 Feb 2017 18:15:49 GMTMANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Rescuers used ropes and a pulley to haul a woman to safety after her car went down a steep hill and snagged in a tree just above a Kentucky creek. that horse: German police track manure to culprit, 21 Feb 2017 18:14:32 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police in Bavaria say they were able to track down a man responsible for a hit-and-run by following the hoof prints and manure left behind by the horse pulling his carriage.'s profit falls nearly 13 percent as sales drop as well, 21 Feb 2017 17:58:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Macy's, the nation's largest department store chain, says its earnings for the quarter that includes the holiday period dropped nearly 13 percent as results were dragged down by lower sales, store closures and other costs.'s ex-PM accuses Russia of "destructive" politics, 21 Feb 2017 18:38:00 GMTPODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's former prime minister has accused Russia of "destructive" politics in the Balkans following what the country says was a thwarted attempt to overthrow its pro-Western government. Angeles Lakers fire general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations, 21 Feb 2017 18:23:24 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers fire general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations.'s unveils Pop-Tarts pizza, tacos at NYC cafe, 21 Feb 2017 18:02:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Pop-Tarts might not just be for breakfast anymore. says upcoming Syria talks aimed at 'political transition', 21 Feb 2017 18:24:07 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A top adviser to the U.N. envoy for Syria said Tuesday that their "main guidance" for the first Syrian peace talks in 10 months will be a Security Council resolution that calls for a political transition. on deadline to argue for interrogation documents secrecy, 21 Feb 2017 18:32:34 GMTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge has given the CIA until March 8 to determine whether it wants to try to keep some records secret about the relationship between the agency and two psychologists hired to develop harsh interrogation methods in the war on terror. options for Oscar-nominated flicks expand Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017 18:24:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — More movies and cheaper options arrive online Tuesday for movie fans still needing to catch up on Oscar-nominated flicks. faces life in prison for using bank hostage as shield, 21 Feb 2017 18:02:33 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California man who used a woman he took hostage to shield himself from a spray of bullets fired by officers following a deadly bank robbery and car chase was expected to receive a life sentence Tuesday. commuter train accident near Philly hurts 4, 21 Feb 2017 17:40:41 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials are investigating an accident involving three out-of-service commuter trains in suburban Philadelphia that injured four people, including a train operator hospitalized in critical condition.