FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 02 Sep 2015 21:31:08 -07:00Lost Australian sheep yields 42 kilos (93 pounds) of fleece, 03 Sep 2015 01:27:52 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An overgrown sheep found lost in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 42 kilograms (93 pounds) of wool, the shearer said. cruiser hit by gunfire, crashes, catches fire, 03 Sep 2015 01:56:50 GMTMILLIS, Mass. (AP) — Police are looking for a gunman who fired at a police cruiser in a town southwest of Boston, and schools are being closed as a precaution.' HR in 11th inning gives Orioles 7-6 win over Rays, 03 Sep 2015 03:00:13 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis homered on a 3-0 pitch from Matt Andriese leading off the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a six-game losing streak with a 7-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night. of eroding village welcome Obama's attention, 03 Sep 2015 02:14:27 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents of a Native village threatened by erosion were thankful Wednesday for President Barack Obama's attention to their plight, saying they hope his visit to Alaska will help them secure funding to build a critical evacuation road to drier ground. injured at Fenway Park expected to leave hospital, 03 Sep 2015 02:12:05 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox say a fan who was injured at Fenway Park trying to catch a foul ball is expected to be released from a hospital Wednesday night. survivor of San Francisco earthquake of 1906 dies, 03 Sep 2015 01:21:03 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded, her daughter said. 40 percent school dropouts in Mideast conflict areas, 03 Sep 2015 02:43:27 GMTAMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Forty percent of children from five conflict-scarred Middle Eastern countries are not attending school, the United Nations agency for children said Thursday, warning that losing this generation will lead to more militancy, migration and a dim future for the region. Alaska's warming climate is wake-up call to US, world, 03 Sep 2015 02:11:25 GMTKOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama says Alaska's warming climate is a wake-up call to America and should be a wake-up call for the rest of the world, too. Ferguson report offers lessons on handling protests, 03 Sep 2015 01:33:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such problems could happen in other places roiled by mistrust between law enforcement and the community. who helped Clinton set up email server takes Fifth, 03 Sep 2015 03:31:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A former State Department employee who helped Hillary Rodham Clinton set up her private email server says he will assert his Fifth Amendment right not to testify before the House committee on Benghazi. Senate ratifies academic as next ambassador to US, 03 Sep 2015 01:22:34 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican lawmakers have confirmed a U.S.-based Mexican academic as the country's next ambassador to the United States. American Pharoah's future to be announced soon, 03 Sep 2015 03:39:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Decision day may be at hand for Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. held for Illinois police officer nearing retirement, 03 Sep 2015 02:18:39 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was on the brink of retiring after a 30-year career in law enforcement. At 52, the tattooed police officer with a shaved head could still be tough and intimidating if the job called for it. prosecutor: judge Oks order to detain President Otto Perez Molina in corruption case, 03 Sep 2015 03:40:27 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala prosecutor: judge Oks order to detain President Otto Perez Molina in corruption case.'s 7 innings, Sano's blast lift Twins over White Sox, 03 Sep 2015 02:52:06 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tommy Milone struck out seven in seven innings and Miguel Sano hit another monster home run to help the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 3-0 on Wednesday night. launches military parade through Beijing to mark 70th anniversary of defeat of Japan, 03 Sep 2015 02:05:12 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China launches military parade through Beijing to mark 70th anniversary of defeat of Japan. visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaska, 03 Sep 2015 01:18:19 GMTKOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — With a historic visit to the Alaska Arctic, President Barack Obama on Wednesday turned the spotlight on the plight of Alaska Natives and others who toil in rural areas under rough-and-tumble conditions that most Americans would be hard-pressed to imagine. at Los Angeles funeral leaves 1 critically injured, 03 Sep 2015 02:46:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A shootout at the Los Angeles funeral for a man killed in a gang attack has left one person critically wounded. city, creator of Twitter parody account settle suit, 03 Sep 2015 01:02:31 GMTCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The central Illinois city of Peoria tentatively agreed Wednesday to pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a man whose home was raided by police over a Twitter account he created depicting the mayor as a lewd fan of drugs and alcohol. Western sheep operators colluded against workers, 03 Sep 2015 00:50:44 GMTCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two former shepherds from Peru are accusing key players in the sheep industry in the western U.S. of conspiring to keep wages low for foreign workers. Things to Know for Thursday, 03 Sep 2015 01:01:23 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: marks Japan WWII defeat, shows rising power in parade, 03 Sep 2015 03:24:23 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Tanks, missiles and troops in lock-step filed past Beijing's iconic Tiananmen Square in a massive parade Thursday commemorating Japan's World War II defeat 70 years ago and underlining President Xi Jinping's determination to make China the pre-eminent Asian power. throws 4-hitter, Jays beat Indians 5-1, 03 Sep 2015 03:08:26 GMTTORONTO (AP) — R.A. Dickey called talented teammate Josh Donaldson "a superhero." charges against officer in Washington police shooting, 03 Sep 2015 00:35:39 GMTOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A police officer who shot and injured two men he says repeatedly threatened him during a late night encounter on a dark street was justified in the shooting, and the men have been charged with assault, a prosecutor said Wednesday. soldiers injured after Black Hawk helicopter hard landing, 03 Sep 2015 02:27:51 GMTCASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Fort Carson says a Black Hawk helicopter landed hard in a suburban Denver forest in Douglas County, injuring two soldiers onboard. on US Open: Bryan brothers upset in 1st round, 03 Sep 2015 01:48:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): sources: GOP seeks pledge to avert Trump third-party run, 03 Sep 2015 02:36:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid under any circumstances. Alaska, Obama becomes 1st president to enter the Arctic, 03 Sep 2015 02:38:28 GMTKOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama crossed the Arctic Circle on Wednesday in a first by a sitting U.S. president, telling residents in a far-flung Alaska village that their plight should be the world's wake-up call on global warming. drives in 3, Brewers beat Pirates for 5th time in row, 03 Sep 2015 03:36:54 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy drove in three runs and extended his hitting streak to a career high-tying 10 games as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the fifth straight time, 9-4 Wednesday night. officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII's official end, 03 Sep 2015 02:51:00 GMTPEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S. officials and veterans gathered on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II's end. Tulsa sheriff failed to act on deputy criticism, 03 Sep 2015 01:39:09 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma sheriff's corporal said Wednesday that the leader of the department should have taken action after an internal memo raised questions about the training and workplace behavior of a volunteer deputy who later fatally shot an unarmed man. on US Open: No. 1 seed Djokovic eases into 3rd round, 03 Sep 2015 03:44:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): GM's wife apologizes for tweet about reporter, 03 Sep 2015 03:27:32 GMTASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The wife of Washington Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan has apologized for "disparaging" and "unfounded" comments on her Twitter account about an ESPN reporter. Latest: Vigil held for officer killed in Illinois, 03 Sep 2015 01:48:46 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local): Colbert one-ups Jeb Bush raffle with 1 of his own, 03 Sep 2015 00:58:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Score one for Stephen Colbert. has inside-the-park HR; Harvey, Mets top Phillies 9-4, 03 Sep 2015 02:36:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Ruben Tejada hit an inside-the-park homer and drove in four runs to back Matt Harvey as the New York Mets returned to their winning ways against the Philadelphia Phillies with a 9-4 victory Wednesday night. 'tight,' Serena Williams moves forward in Slam bid, 03 Sep 2015 01:58:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The enormity of what is at stake for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open — the first true Grand Slam in tennis in more than a quarter of a century — hit her Wednesday. on US Open: Bryan twins lament 'stars didn't align', 03 Sep 2015 03:24:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): on US Open: For 18-year-old Bencic, up-and-down moods, 03 Sep 2015 02:08:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): drug counselors charged in $46 million fraud scheme, 03 Sep 2015 01:07:33 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Some were students who had tried drugs or alcohol, but didn't have substance abuse problems. Others were young addicts in need of help. OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old's parents, 03 Sep 2015 00:42:43 GMTDOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to undergo gender-reassignment surgery, rejecting her parents' effort to block the operation because they say she's mentally incompetent. on US Open: Venus Williams into 3rd round in 3 sets, 03 Sep 2015 01:44:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): committee to investigate charges vs Sec of State Duran, 03 Sep 2015 01:00:15 GMTSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The speaker of New Mexico's House of Representatives said Wednesday that he has created a special committee to investigate charges of fraud, embezzlement and money laundering against Secretary of State Dianna Duran., in final US Open, not relishing match vs countryman, 03 Sep 2015 00:39:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt cheered from the stands Tuesday night as one young Australian took the court in the U.S. Open. stocks rise amid China holiday, get Wall Street perk, 03 Sep 2015 03:48:37 GMTAsian stocks rose Thursday after Wall Street rebounded from a sharp sell-off and as a holiday in China gave investors a break from its torrid markets. PAC backing Scott Walker announces $9 million ad buy, 03 Sep 2015 01:07:16 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — A super PAC backing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's run for the White House announced a $9.25 million ad buy Wednesday for three early voting states, expanding on a $7 million television ad campaign that starts in Iowa next week. on US Open: Swiss teen Bencic wins through the tears, 03 Sep 2015 01:00:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): dazzles, Royals offense rolls in 12-1 rout of Tigers, 03 Sep 2015 03:07:56 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yordano Ventura struck out 11 over seven sharp innings, the Royals hit four home runs and Kansas City rolled to a 12-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.'s fish tale: salmon spawning on his shoes, 03 Sep 2015 02:46:50 GMTDILLINGHAM, Alaska (AP) — This oh-my moment was nowhere on the official schedule for President Barack Obama's visit to Alaska: salmon spawning on his shoes. refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death, 03 Sep 2015 03:29:27 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge also refused to remove the prosecutor in the case.