FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 17 Oct 2017 18:51:13 -07:00Democrats drag bridge scandal into race to succeed Christie, 18 Oct 2017 00:12:10 GMTFORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Democrats hoping to win this year's contest to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie dragged the George Washington Bridge lane closures scandal into the campaign on Tuesday, with the mayor whose streets were deliberately gridlocked in 2013 taking aim at the administration. takes tax pitch to conservative think tank, 18 Oct 2017 01:06:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took his tax sales pitch to a conservative think tank Tuesday evening, arguing his plan would be a boon to the economy, boosting growth and jobs. President Xi Jinping tells Communist Party congress the nation's prospects are bright but challenges are severe, 18 Oct 2017 01:30:39 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping tells Communist Party congress the nation's prospects are bright but challenges are severe. of the fallen, and their presidents, 18 Oct 2017 00:22:04 GMTThe Associated Press spoke Tuesday with family members who have lost loved ones in U.S. military operations and asked them about their interactions, if any, with the president at the time — George W. Bush, Barack Obama or Donald Trump. Costumed 'Shaky Bandit' arrested after latest robbery, 18 Oct 2017 01:09:30 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a man who wore different costumes while robbing about a dozen in banks in Florida over the past three weeks has been caught.'Young Mario' Matthews continues to reinvent ways to score, 17 Oct 2017 22:56:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Auston Matthews is drawing comparisons to Mario Lemieux and getting noticed by Bryce Harper amid a hot start to his second NHL season.' Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ers, 18 Oct 2017 01:35:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was granted another legal reprieve Tuesday night in the running back's fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations. and the fallen: Trump hasn't called all families, 18 Oct 2017 01:17:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pulled bereaved military families into a painful political fight of his own making, going so far Tuesday as to cite the death of his chief of staff's son in Afghanistan to question whether Barack Obama and other presidents did enough to honor the military dead.'s film academy ouster raises concerns about others, 17 Oct 2017 23:08:26 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the group that awards the Oscars and his producers guild expulsion is a formality at this point, but now questions are being raised about what to do with other bad seeds who remain card-carrying members of the entertainment industry's most prestigious organizations. Latest: Attorney calls harassment allegations false, 18 Oct 2017 00:05:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Bob Weinstein (all times local): players, owners hold 'constructive' talks on issues, 17 Oct 2017 23:20:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — NFL players and owners held an unusual meeting Tuesday to discuss social issues, a session both sides termed positive and productive. Latest: Trump says US should not tear down history, 17 Oct 2017 23:50:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's speech to the conservative Heritage Foundation (all times EDT): dismisses Russian billionaire's suit against AP, 18 Oct 2017 01:35:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought against The Associated Press by a Russian billionaire with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. halts newest Trump travel ban, saying it has same woes, 18 Oct 2017 01:03:15 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii blocked most of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was set to take effect, saying the revised order "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor." playing in opener against Irving, Celtics, 17 Oct 2017 22:44:59 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is playing in Cleveland's season opener against Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics after being slowed for nearly three weeks by a sprained left ankle. Utah needs $39M to improve venues for new Olympic bid, 17 Oct 2017 22:57:30 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A foundation that runs venues from the 2002 Winter Olympics in the Salt Lake City area needs $39 million over the next decade for infrastructure improvements that would put the city in position to make a bid for a future Olympics in 2026 or 2030, according to a new state audit made public Tuesday. Lopez, Alex Rodriguez raise $26M for Puerto Rico, 17 Oct 2017 23:45:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have raised $26 million for Puerto Rico disaster relief, with another $9 million raised by a benefit show. short-term health deal by senators _ with Trump's blessing, 17 Oct 2017 23:58:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump's order to terminate "Obamacare" subsidies. Trump himself spoke approvingly of the deal, but some conservatives denounced it as an insurance company bailout, making its future uncertain. scores, Andersen stops 30 shots as Caps beat Leafs, 18 Oct 2017 01:40:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Connor Brown scored the game-winning goal in the third period and Frederik Andersen stopped all 30 shots he faced for the shutout as the Toronto Maple Leafs continued their tremendous start by beating the Washington Capitals 2-0 on Tuesday night. Karan begs forgiveness for Harvey Weinstein remarks, 18 Oct 2017 00:59:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Fashion designer Donna Karan is "apologetic from the bottom of my heart" and embarrassed about "stupid" remarks she made last week that suggested sexual harassment victims were "asking for it" by the way they dressed. star Hayward suffers gruesome injury in opener, 18 Oct 2017 01:20:41 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Just five minutes into his Boston career, new Celtics star forward Gordon Hayward gruesomely broke his left ankle, an injury that may end his season. hostage's American wife rushed to hospital, 18 Oct 2017 00:43:58 GMTSMITHS FALLS, Ontario (AP) — Former hostage Joshua Boyle says his wife Caitlan had to be rushed to the hospital and remains there. hotel security guard's disappearance draws attention, 18 Oct 2017 00:59:10 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The cancellation of scheduled TV interviews last week by a hotel security guard wounded by the Las Vegas shooter raised questions Tuesday about the location of a key witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. hostage says his American wife was rushed to hospital, 18 Oct 2017 01:30:44 GMTSMITHS FALLS, Ontario (AP) — Joshua Boyle, a Canadian who was rescued with his family last week by Pakistani troops, said Tuesday that his wife had to be rushed to the hospital and remains there. man indicted for hate crime in student's slaying, 18 Oct 2017 00:09:13 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A white man was indicted Tuesday on a hate crime charge for allegedly stabbing a black college student to death "because of his race," a Maryland prosecutor said. moves ahead on GOP budget that's key to taxes, 18 Oct 2017 01:44:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is moving ahead on a Republican budget plan, a critical step in President Donald Trump and the party's politically imperative drive to cut taxes and simplify the IRS code. Latest: Napa Valley school remain closed until Monday, 18 Oct 2017 01:06:24 GMTNAPA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): city moving 2 Confederate statues from courthouse, 18 Oct 2017 00:48:26 GMTLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's second largest city began moving statutes of two Confederate statues on Tuesday evening after obtaining a legal opinion that a state heritage panel does not have jurisdiction over them.' inability to go deep leads to struggles for offense, 17 Oct 2017 23:02:25 GMTALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — With a strong-armed quarterback, one of the best pass-blocking offensive lines and a pair of talented receivers on the outside, the Oakland Raiders have all the ingredients to stretch the field with the deep pass. HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros 6-4 to even ALCS at 2, 18 Oct 2017 01:27:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — With a soaring shot headed for Yankee Stadium's Monument Park, Aaron Judge got New York back on track for another memorable October. extends UN anti-corruption official's visa, 18 Oct 2017 01:25:29 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The Guatemalan government has renewed the visa of the U.N. anti-corruption commissioner but instructed him to "refrain from interfering in the internal affairs" of the country. star Hayward breaks ankle vs. Cavs, 18 Oct 2017 00:36:09 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Boston Celtics star forward Gordon Hayward had to be carted off of the court in the season opener with a broken left ankle. teen killed young siblings to be alone, police say, 18 Oct 2017 00:36:04 GMTCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A 19-year-old accused of stabbing his two young siblings to death and wounding his father in Colorado told investigators he carried out the attack so he could be alone in the house, documents say. Latest: Amnesty says Myanmar killed 100s of Rohingya, 18 Oct 2017 00:26:02 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar for refugee camps in Bangladesh (all times local): city begins moving 2 Confederate statues, 18 Oct 2017 00:17:03 GMTLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's second largest city has begun moving statutes of two Confederate statues. of Amazon Studios resigns after harassment charge, 18 Oct 2017 00:31:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Amazon Studios says it has accepted the resignation of its top executive, Roy Price, following sexual harassment allegations made by a producer on the Amazon series "Man in the High Castle."'s Senate confronts court, returns suspended lawmaker, 18 Oct 2017 00:12:17 GMTSAO PAULO (AP) — The Senate rejected a decision of Brazil's top court and returned a suspended lawmaker to his post Tuesday, in what critics said was the latest self-protection move by politicians accused of corruption. Latest: Mental health volunteers requested for wildfires, 18 Oct 2017 00:13:18 GMTSANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): Antonio Stars moving to Las Vegas, bought by MGM Resorts, 18 Oct 2017 01:06:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Las Vegas is getting a WNBA franchise. Myanmar army killed at least hundreds of Rohingya, 18 Oct 2017 00:43:39 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of men, women and children during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims, Amnesty International said in a new report Wednesday that calls for an arms embargo on the country and criminal prosecution of the perpetrators. drop out of landlord's appeal in fire that killed 6, 18 Oct 2017 00:06:46 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Lawyers for a Portland, Maine, landlord convicted of code violations following the city's deadliest fire in decades have dropped out of the case. scrutinized as California wildfire victims sue, 18 Oct 2017 00:22:12 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Northern California homeowners allege in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. failed to adequately protect its power lines before the region's deadly wildfires, a theory that state investigators are considering as they try to determine the cause. Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins Booker prize, 17 Oct 2017 23:50:57 GMTLONDON (AP) — American author George Saunders won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday for "Lincoln in the Bardo," a polyphonic symphony of a novel about restless souls adrift in the afterlife. give up hope of rewriting NAFTA this year, 17 Oct 2017 23:33:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement have stalled over tough American demands, dashing hopes that a deal can be reached this year. does not brand China currency manipulator, 17 Oct 2017 22:57:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday once again declined to label China a currency manipulator, even though Donald Trump repeatedly pledged during last year's presidential campaign that he would do so as soon as he took office. Latest: White House slams decision to block travel ban, 18 Oct 2017 01:09:31 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a judge in Hawaii blocking the latest version of President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): head back home to altered lives, communities, 18 Oct 2017 00:54:30 GMTPETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — Some have lost loved ones. Many have survived near-death experiences. Others have lost their homes and a lifetime of possessions. down by Yanks, Astros turn to Keuchel in ALCS Game 5, 18 Oct 2017 01:12:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Houston Astros kept summoning pitchers from the bullpen in a hurry, but it didn't matter. Not on this night, not in a ballpark that kept pulsating with every pitch.'Project Runway' fashion designer Mychael Knight dies, 18 Oct 2017 00:47:30 GMTGeorgia fashion designer Mychael Knight, who was a finalist on the popular TV competition show "Project Runway," died Tuesday at age 39. alleges sexual harassment by Bob Weinstein, 18 Oct 2017 00:07:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Spike network is investigating reports of sexual harassment by the brother of disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein against the female showrunner of a series produced by The Weinstein Co. and aired on Spike.