FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Oct 2016 09:30:37 -07:00Adviser says he told Christie officials knew of bridge plot, 21 Oct 2016 16:02:36 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — One of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's top political advisers says he told him that two of his staffers knew about the George Washington Bridge lane closings before the governor said no one in his administration knew. Right Now: Stocks move lower on Wall Street, 21 Oct 2016 15:59:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): Lindenwood basketball players face charges in rape case, 21 Oct 2016 16:07:04 GMTST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Three basketball players at Lindenwood University in suburban St. Louis are facing charges in connection with an alleged rape. Latest: Turkey defends fight against Syrian Kurd rebels, 21 Oct 2016 16:06:49 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria where a Russia-announced pause in the fighting is underway to allow civilians and rebels to leave besieged areas of Aleppo (all times local): Africa's move on ICC raises concerns of African exodus, 21 Oct 2016 16:07:34 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa on Friday reversed its early support for the International Criminal Court and said it will withdraw from it, raising concerns of a possible African exodus that would undermine a human rights tribunal accused by some leaders of unfairly targeting the continent. Latest: Russia extends Aleppo cease-fire for third day, 21 Oct 2016 15:09:01 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria where a Russia-announced pause in the fighting is underway to allow civilians and rebels to leave besieged areas of Aleppo (all times local): Sharp, longtime Detroit sports columnist, dies at 56, 21 Oct 2016 16:24:20 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Free Press says sports columnist Drew Sharp has died. He was 56. fashion designer Richard Nicoll dies at 39, 21 Oct 2016 15:59:01 GMTLONDON (AP) — Fashion designer Richard Nicoll has died of a suspected heart attack, his family said. He was 39. Latest: Senior transit leadership skips hearing on crash, 21 Oct 2016 15:23:22 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a legislative hearing on New Jersey Transit following last month's fatal train crash (all times local): police: Woman runs over 2 men, killing 1 after fight, 21 Oct 2016 15:12:50 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say an intoxicated woman drove over her boyfriend and another man, killing the other man, as the two men fought in a parking lot. ordered to revisit divorce of ex-NBA player Person, 21 Oct 2016 15:56:52 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama appeals court says a judge must reconsider the terms of retired NBA player Wesley Person's divorce. unsure if Giants will keep kicker Brown given abuse, 21 Oct 2016 15:39:06 GMTLONDON (AP) — Coach Ben McAdoo said Friday that the New York Giants have not yet decided whether Josh Brown will remain on the team after admitting to abuse of his former wife. court to hear Arizona cross-border shooting case, 21 Oct 2016 16:23:02 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in the civil case against a U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a Mexican teen in a cross-border shooting in Arizona. walks out as EU trade talks founder, 21 Oct 2016 16:18:31 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Canada walked out of talks Friday meant to save a massive trade deal with the European Union, unable to break a deadlock with a small Belgian region that has been defying multinational efforts to have the pact signed next week. in Afghanistan killed Illinois solider, Oklahoma man, 21 Oct 2016 15:17:06 GMTFAIRVIEW, Ill. (AP) — A decorated U.S. soldier from Illinois and an Army civilian employee from Oklahoma who both had been deployed multiple times to support military operations in Afghanistan were killed in an attack this week in Kabul, the Defense Department said. high school football team loses equipment in fire, 21 Oct 2016 15:16:40 GMTSCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York high school football team preparing for its first playoff game as a combined unit has lost all of its equipment in a fire. Latest: UN rights body calls for probe over Aleppo, 21 Oct 2016 15:15:50 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria where a Russia-announced pause in the fighting is underway to allow civilians and rebels to leave besieged areas of Aleppo (all times local): Racist graffiti on historic black school no hate crime, 21 Oct 2016 16:13:32 GMTASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says five teenagers have been charged with spray-painting racist graffiti on a 19th century schoolhouse that once served black children in northern Virginia. rates rose in 3 of 8 US swing states last month, 21 Oct 2016 15:24:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in three of eight U. S. swing states last month, fell in two and were unchanged in the remaining three. pants parade to protest man's comments on women's wear, 21 Oct 2016 15:20:21 GMTBARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — Women clad in yoga pants plan to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town in protest of a man who said the attire looks tacky and ridiculous. man sent teen sex texts as son was dying in hot car, 21 Oct 2016 14:58:02 GMTBRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Trial evidence shows a Georgia man swapped sexual text messages with a teenage girl while his toddler son was dying in the back of a hot SUV. butter vandal mistakes gathering for Trump rally, 21 Oct 2016 16:02:29 GMTAMHERST, Wis. (AP) — Disorderly conduct charges are pending against a woman who authorities say smeared peanut butter on 30 vehicles outside a gathering in central Wisconsin that she mistakenly thought was a Donald Trump rally. internet disrupted as key firm gets hit by cyberattack, 21 Oct 2016 15:30:10 GMTLONDON (AP) — Reports of online disruption cropped up across the East Coast of the United States after a key internet firm was hit by a cyberattack Friday. denies Polish claim Egypt sold it warships for $1, 21 Oct 2016 16:00:43 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's defense minister said he thinks Egypt has sold two French-made Mistral warships to Russia for the symbolic price of $1, a claim dismissed by the Russian military Friday. group: Migrants die amid Libya 'coast guard' attack, 21 Oct 2016 15:18:11 GMTBERLIN (AP) — At least four people died off the coast of Libya and more were missing after a rubber boat carrying around 150 migrants was attacked Friday by a group aboard a speedboat labeled as belonging to Libya's coast guard, a German aid group said. NJ Transit leaders skip hearing on fatal train crash, 21 Oct 2016 15:50:36 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lawmakers investigating New Jersey Transit after a deadly train crash said Friday that they're disappointed the agency's senior leadership didn't show up for a legislative hearing and that they will use subpoena power if the director doesn't appear at the next hearing. in Afghanistan killed Illinois soldier, Oklahoma man, 21 Oct 2016 16:00:38 GMTFAIRVIEW, Ill. (AP) — A decorated U.S. soldier from Illinois and an Army civilian employee from Oklahoma who both had been deployed multiple times to support military operations in Afghanistan were killed in an attack this week in Kabul, the Defense Department said. Svetlana Kuznetsova makes Kremlin Cup final, 21 Oct 2016 15:53:01 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova beat fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 6-1, 6-7 (2), 6-4 in the Kremlin Cup semifinals on Friday to remain on course to claim the eighth and last spot in the WTA Finals. at Kansas chemical plant causes 'smoke,' evacuations, 21 Oct 2016 15:34:15 GMTATCHISON, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a chemical plant spill has caused a noxious cloud to form over a northeastern Kansas community, prompting the evacuation of a school and the factory. Navy destroyer conducts operation in South China Sea, 21 Oct 2016 15:17:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department says a U.S. Navy warship has conducted a freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea, where China and five other countries have competing territorial claims. State coach takes stand in whistleblower lawsuit, 21 Oct 2016 15:05:41 GMTBELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary is telling his story to jurors in his defamation and whistleblower trial against the university. walks out of trade talks with EU, 21 Oct 2016 15:28:42 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Canada walked out of talks meant to save a trade deal with the European Union on Friday, unable to break a deadlock with a small Belgian region that was holding off next week's official signature. Latest: Clinton appears to show strength in early voting, 21 Oct 2016 16:08:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):' "Jungle" dismantling to start next week, 21 Oct 2016 16:03:18 GMTPARIS (AP) — French authorities say the closure of the slum-like camp in Calais will start on Monday and will last approximatively a week in what they describe as a "humanitarian" operation. Latest: Iraqi journalist killed in Kirkuk clashes, 21 Oct 2016 15:22:29 GMTIRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local): stock indexes mostly lower in morning trading, 21 Oct 2016 15:32:53 GMTU.S. stocks were mostly lower in morning trading Friday as investors pored through earnings from General Electric, McDonald's and other big companies. Telecom stocks were down the most. Energy companies also fell sharply as U.S. crude oil prices headed lower. Technology and consumer goods companies bucked the broader downward trend. states say they denied Russia request to monitor election, 21 Oct 2016 15:58:43 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma and two other states say they have denied a request by Russian officials to be present at polling stations during the Nov. 8 election. Kentucky coal country, Democrats fear Trump, 21 Oct 2016 16:29:16 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrats could lose control of their only legislative chamber in the South because of a blustery hero for folks in coal country — Donald Trump. Berkeley Greek parties banned amid sexual assault reports, 21 Oct 2016 15:59:31 GMTBERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Fraternity and sorority parties at UC Berkeley have been banned amid reports that two female students were sexually assaulted last week at off-campus fraternities. County, Illinois, lawyer who posed as judge charged, 21 Oct 2016 16:24:48 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago-area judicial candidate who was once on the fast track to a high-salary, high-status job as a judge now faces charges of impersonating a judge when she was a court staff attorney early this year, prosecutors announced Friday. prosecutors seek access to encrypted data, 21 Oct 2016 15:43:01 GMTPARIS (AP) — Prosecutors from France, Belgium, Spain and Morocco called Friday for the ability to unlock phones and computers and to gain access to encrypted communications to aid in the fight against terrorism. confident of success against Giants, Beckham in London, 21 Oct 2016 16:06:52 GMTBAGSHOT, England (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have allowed more than 400 total yards twice this season and won both games. zoologist, education head to get honorary NY degrees, 21 Oct 2016 15:53:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Cuban zoologist and the U.S. secretary of education are being recognized with honorary Ph.D.s from New York City's American Museum of Natural History. official 'very happy' with possible Innsbruck 2026 bid, 21 Oct 2016 15:57:29 GMTSOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Innsbruck would have "an excellent chance" of hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics if the Austrian city decides to bid for the games, a top IOC official said Friday. to cut 7,500 jobs globally over the next 2 years, 21 Oct 2016 15:46:54 GMTMONTREAL (AP) — Airplane and train maker Bombardier will cut 7,500 jobs around the world over the next two years as it tries to turn around its business. police arrest man over London subway alert, 21 Oct 2016 15:24:30 GMTLONDON (AP) — British police arrested a 19-year-old man Friday on suspicion of a terrorism offense over a suspicious package discovered on a London subway train. seek answers to central Moscow GPS anomaly, 21 Oct 2016 15:17:50 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Joggers, taxi drivers, players of Pokemon Go and senior Russian officials are seeking an explanation of why mobile phone apps that use GPS are malfunctioning in central Moscow. porn accuser drops lawsuit against ex-Subway pitchman, 21 Oct 2016 16:28:51 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The family of one of Jared Fogle's victims in the child pornography case that led to the former Subway pitchman's imprisonment is dropping their lawsuit against him. says Turkey should play role in Mosul fight, 21 Oct 2016 16:00:48 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — There "is an agreement in principle" for Turkey to play a role in the battle to retake the northern Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State group, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday, expressing optimism that friction between the Turks and Iraqis can be worked out. Latest: Clinton to meet with Black Lives Matter leaders, 21 Oct 2016 15:57:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):