FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:51:18 -07:00Beloved 600-year-old white oak tree takes final bowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a61e20a43a204e13bdcab889ed77acd1Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:15:40 GMTBERNARDS, N.J. (AP) — A white oak tree that has watched over a New Jersey community and a church for hundreds of years began its final bow Monday as crews began its removal and residents fondly remembered the go-to spot for formal photos, landmark for driving directions and the remarkable piece of natural history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a61e20a43a204e13bdcab889ed77acd1Researchers: Russia-linked hackers targeted Macron campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a37e62f31e104f91bfc5ee3f470066cdMon, 24 Apr 2017 23:15:58 GMTPARIS (AP) — Researchers with the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro say the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by Russia-linked hackers, adding a little more detail to previous suggestions that the centrist politician was being singled out for electronic eavesdropping by the Kremlin.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a37e62f31e104f91bfc5ee3f470066cdSupreme Court clears way for 1st of 2 Arkansas executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f60e402c8f224e82be4b9341f042f4dcMon, 24 Apr 2017 23:31:44 GMTVARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas was proceeding with plans to conduct the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years after the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the first to move forward, turning back the inmate's claims that his poor health could cause excruciating pain during the lethal injection.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f60e402c8f224e82be4b9341f042f4dcRed Sox pitcher Barnes suspended 4 games for buzzing Machadohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed77642b29f94aad823d0689a8ea65a3Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:41:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes has been suspended four games and fined for throwing a fastball past the head of Baltimore star Manny Machado.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed77642b29f94aad823d0689a8ea65a3Aviation officer gives his version of United flight removalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dc20eef2d934f63b0b24aeb82f638ceTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:16:28 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The physician who was dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago this month was verbally and physically abusive, and flailing his arms before he lost his balance and struck his mouth on an armrest, according to the aviation officer who pulled the man out of his seat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dc20eef2d934f63b0b24aeb82f638ceThe Latest: US Supreme Court won't block Arkansas executionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6c59ea88f1d47dcbea91189767baf67Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:23:16 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6c59ea88f1d47dcbea91189767baf67Maryland police identify driver involved in shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c488f8f9068a4ec092b1086b33352a0bMon, 24 Apr 2017 23:47:51 GMTWINDSOR MILL, Md. (AP) — Police have identified a man accused of driving a stolen car toward a police officer in suburban Baltimore, leading to a shooting by the officer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c488f8f9068a4ec092b1086b33352a0bHGTV's 'Flip or Flop' to return with divorcing co-hostshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53b8d812ac904b3ba272f067e226209cTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:08:16 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The divorcing co-hosts of HGTV's "Flip or Flop" are returning to the show for a seventh season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53b8d812ac904b3ba272f067e226209cThe Latest: Arkansas carries out execution, prepares for 2ndhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d9db844f27a4aeca1343cf3b6a8259fTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:25:59 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d9db844f27a4aeca1343cf3b6a8259fWoman found shot execution-style in Oregon was from Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fb61aaa279042beb6286b945c355d55Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:19:36 GMTCORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a Russian woman found shot in the Oregon woods arrived in the U.S. last month and was having a relationship with the man arrested in her death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fb61aaa279042beb6286b945c355d55Holocaust survivors hail Allianz golf tourney sponsor endhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f78d3c4b1ed84313b13f961994f46644Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:32:59 GMTBOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Holocaust survivors on Monday celebrated the end of German insurance giant Allianz's sponsorship of a Florida pro golf tournament, saying it may boost efforts to collect some $2.5 billion in World War II-era policies issued to Jews that they say have gone unpaid.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f78d3c4b1ed84313b13f961994f46644Bill O'Reilly says he's surprised that he's off TV but is confident the truth will come out about his exit from Fox Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add8426dc4df4cd2850093f94ab26ac1Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:40:18 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill O'Reilly says he's surprised that he's off TV but is confident the truth will come out about his exit from Fox News.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add8426dc4df4cd2850093f94ab26ac1Pence thanks US military members during stop in Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a69b17d9da824f2d85ad725819d34069Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:51:41 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence ended his trip to Asia on Monday with a thanks to U.S. service members based in Hawaii and promises of robust military spending under President Donald Trump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a69b17d9da824f2d85ad725819d34069Holocaust records project launched at FDR Library and Museumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/907fa12818954c05bffc1dedb88ee74bMon, 24 Apr 2017 23:41:48 GMTHYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum has launched an effort to find "unique but dispersed" Holocaust documents and other related material included in the institution's vast archives.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/907fa12818954c05bffc1dedb88ee74bSerena Williams speaks out against Ilie Nastasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e41fa8aa30d40609878a0f4174a1483Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:37:00 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Serena Williams has spoken out in response to suspended Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase's comments speculating about the skin color of the baby the pregnant Williams is expecting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e41fa8aa30d40609878a0f4174a1483Lawsuit claims ex-Fox News host was harassed online by Foxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa956031fbe44952a0a27f6cb8774a5eMon, 24 Apr 2017 23:51:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros said in a lawsuit Monday she believes network operatives used bogus social media accounts to torture her after she complained about sexual harassment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa956031fbe44952a0a27f6cb8774a5eVenezuelans stage sit-in on roads to protest governmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45848370715543e88d9276597ffb9cc0Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:26:59 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, worked on math homework and played cards on main roads around Venezuela's cities Monday, joining in sit-ins to disrupt traffic as the latest slap at the socialist government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45848370715543e88d9276597ffb9cc0Cowboys honor Ware, ponder need with post-Romo future securehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b40d4ea45565477389dd600169198946Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:39:25 GMTFRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jerry Jones honored DeMarcus Ware with a ceremonial signing Monday that allowed the franchise sacks leader to retire as a Dallas Cowboy on the same day the team owner discussed how the draft might help find the next dominant pass rusher.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b40d4ea45565477389dd600169198946Arkansas executes Jack Jones by lethal injection, the first of what would be the only double-execution in US since 2000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a459e4b41ab4cf2b53330259c3272c3Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:23:48 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas executes Jack Jones by lethal injection, the first of what would be the only double-execution in US since 2000.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a459e4b41ab4cf2b53330259c3272c3Man pleads no contest to arson in 2014 Los Angeles infernohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fde518b9300940da845cd2448c648f58Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:07:11 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who a witness said was angry about the killing of a black man by police in Missouri pleaded no contest Monday to igniting a huge inferno in downtown Los Angeles that destroyed a block of apartments under construction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fde518b9300940da845cd2448c648f58Madison Bumgarner's rented bike slipped near end of ridehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91f2c46f52c848dabbdf9cbdd3ca2678Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:26:39 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner had nearly finished a ride of more than two hours in the mountains outside Denver when his rented dirt bike slipped on the trail and took the pitcher to the ground.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91f2c46f52c848dabbdf9cbdd3ca2678Arkansas prepares for 1st double execution in US since 2000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c9546b7d95a4726b9a2002df35aa7daMon, 24 Apr 2017 22:58:16 GMTVARNER, Ark. (AP) — Two Arkansas killers set to die Monday in the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years acknowledge they're guilty but fear the lethal injections could subject them to excruciating pain due to their various health problems.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c9546b7d95a4726b9a2002df35aa7daConverting coal would help China's smog at climate's expensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc416868b09645d6b22fe93395dc157dTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:26:15 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's conversion of coal into natural gas could prevent tens of thousands of premature deaths each year. But there's a catch: As the country shifts its use of vast coal reserves to send less smog-inducing chemicals into the air, the move threatens to undermine efforts to rein in greenhouse gas emissions, researchers said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc416868b09645d6b22fe93395dc157dTrump to sign orders on oil drilling, national monumentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9057905194c4b91badfd13a65cb98e8Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:44:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign executive orders this week aimed at expanding offshore oil drilling and reviewing national monument designations made by his predecessors, continuing the Republican's assault on Democratic President Barack Obama's environmental legacy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9057905194c4b91badfd13a65cb98e8Athletic Director says complaints led to Iowa coach's firinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56c11ba623e6417380176d3b86bb739cTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:06:10 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa athletic director Gary Barta said Monday that three rounds of complaints from parents and field hockey players prompted an investigation into the program that ultimately led to the firing of coach Tracey Griesbaum in 2014.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56c11ba623e6417380176d3b86bb739cHouston's D'Antoni: Nene 1 of those players you have to havehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77a1edc35d0e4ce4bbf81eb641d342a4Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:59:28 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Nene has spent 15 years in the NBA and many still struggle in pronouncing his name.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77a1edc35d0e4ce4bbf81eb641d342a4Former All-Star Delabar suspended 80 games for positive testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b778d3909964beca9e92b12ef33f9dfTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:12:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former All-Star pitcher Steve Delabar, a veteran of six major league seasons with Seattle, Toronto and Cincinnati, has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test under baseball's minor league drug program.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b778d3909964beca9e92b12ef33f9dfCouple charged in shooting outside Seattle right-wing eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8397ae1f9511499aac6eed186b8ea4d4Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:51:34 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday charged a couple in connection with a shooting during a demonstration over the appearance of a right-wing speaker at the University of Washington in January. Lawyers for the two said they acted in self-defense.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8397ae1f9511499aac6eed186b8ea4d44 teens killed, 1 injured in Georgia crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb12582c534747a6aa072bd6a474d413Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:44:48 GMTCAMPBELLTON, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia say four teenage boys died and a teenage girl was injured when their SUV collided with a tractor-trailer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb12582c534747a6aa072bd6a474d413Drowning victim was university student from Nepalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c593c9a8aaa742ef9780c3925897835bMon, 24 Apr 2017 23:30:26 GMTGARRETSON, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say the young man who drowned in a South Dakota state park over the weekend was a student from Nepal attending a university in Minnesota.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c593c9a8aaa742ef9780c3925897835bThe Latest: Arkansas court again rejects stay requesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac9e28e509c8493a92028f924885dcf1Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:37:21 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac9e28e509c8493a92028f924885dcf1Arkansas execution drugs intended for surgery, heart issueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec6aa181c5a1441cace0393faa5929aaTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:04:36 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' execution protocol includes three drugs, two of which are used in surgery and one that benefits cardiac patients. A look at the drugs:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec6aa181c5a1441cace0393faa5929aaState Department removes promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lagohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3abae593063e44b294a226c42343d7ccTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:13:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. State Department has removed its promotional posting about President Donald Trump's Florida resort, after a storm of ethics criticism Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3abae593063e44b294a226c42343d7ccCops: Grand jury to review cop's fatal shooting of armed manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eaee2da1c2c34a57883d9df89e2929e9Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:33:58 GMTHAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the investigation into the fatal police shooting of a man who allegedly confronted an officer with a large knife will be presented to an Ohio grand jury to determine whether to charge the officer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eaee2da1c2c34a57883d9df89e2929e9Vermont rescues starving bear cubs after wild food shortagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/821ffa29223a411a8654732755da8f56Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:29:49 GMTMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont biologists say they've rescued several year-old bear cubs found starving this spring after a shortage of wild food in the state last fall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/821ffa29223a411a8654732755da8f56John Stevens believes small changes will be big for LA Kingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0e733482beb486a885b725892abf0acTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:27:12 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — John Stevens spent the past seven seasons as Darryl Sutter's assistant coach while the Los Angeles Kings rose to two Stanley Cup titles and then slipped to three straight disappointing seasons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0e733482beb486a885b725892abf0acPowerful 6.9 quake shakes central Chile, no damage reportedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5cd0c0b90ec4e75980b5868223d38c6Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:41:25 GMTSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off central Chile's coast Monday evening, but there were no reports of injuries or damage and authorities ruled out the possibility of a tsunami.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5cd0c0b90ec4e75980b5868223d38c6Border wall, health care jeopardize bill days from shutdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7faa6282b7224d38b49771794989432cMon, 24 Apr 2017 23:30:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Partisan disputes over health care and President Donald Trump's border wall threw must-pass spending legislation into jeopardy Monday days ahead of a government shutdown deadline.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7faa6282b7224d38b49771794989432cIn call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over NKoreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd25e4c7159e4d8f8334d05c81b4f3feTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:26:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — As the world braces for a possible North Korean nuclear test, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday urged restraint in a call to President Donald Trump. America's U.N. envoy warned of a strike if Pyongyang attacks a U.S. military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd25e4c7159e4d8f8334d05c81b4f3feDavid Ortiz to address grads at Rhode Island tech universityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f752807b01a45a6b2285191c0ccfdccTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:01:10 GMTEAST GREENWICH, R.I. (AP) — Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz will deliver the commencement address at a private Rhode Island university.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f752807b01a45a6b2285191c0ccfdccTrump's 100-days promises: A long way to go on most of themhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c701bf9739214a4d85546561a2d72d9aMon, 24 Apr 2017 23:43:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Sure enough, the big trans-Pacific trade deal is toast, climate change action is on the ropes and various regulations from the Obama era have been scrapped. It's also a safe bet President Donald Trump hasn't raced a bicycle since Jan. 20, keeping that vow.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c701bf9739214a4d85546561a2d72d9aThe Latest: Trump appears to back down on wall fundinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6246d6123c4b49fd8bafcd527bceb25eTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:32:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6246d6123c4b49fd8bafcd527bceb25eBox Office Top 20: 'Fast 8' races to No. 1 againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e5ed565f4c54d7daca181d22de8919fTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:33:23 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Fate of the Furious" topped the box office for the second week in a row with $38.4 million, bringing the total North American take for the film to $163.3 million. With international grosses, the film is expected to cross $1 billion this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e5ed565f4c54d7daca181d22de8919fArtifacts preserve Holocaust stories for future generationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfe30a4369b74a9ebbf371ed9a40572fMon, 24 Apr 2017 23:10:51 GMTBOWIE, Md. (AP) — The small wicker doll chair was a modest toy, but it meant the world to Louise Lawrence-Israels. A gift for her second birthday, it was the only toy she possessed during the approximately three years she spent hiding from the Nazis in Amsterdam, just five blocks from the house where Anne Frank wrote in her diary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfe30a4369b74a9ebbf371ed9a40572fPowerful 7.1 quake shakes central Chile, no damage reportedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8802087584ff4e508ddc8618291e1939Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:49:18 GMTSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck off central Chile's coast Monday evening, but there were no reports of injuries or damage and authorities ruled out the possibility of a tsunami.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8802087584ff4e508ddc8618291e1939Black man punched by California officer files rights lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2a7958cfa214131be4748fe5b6a8496Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:26:09 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A black man hurled to the ground and punched repeatedly in the face by a police officer this month has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and county of Sacramento, claiming Monday he was targeted because of his race and abused in jail after his arrest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2a7958cfa214131be4748fe5b6a8496The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to block the first of two scheduled Arkansas lethal injections in one nighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3ce4fbd47b648698fe82808b851f62eMon, 24 Apr 2017 23:21:58 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to block the first of two scheduled Arkansas lethal injections in one night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3ce4fbd47b648698fe82808b851f62eIvanka Trump heads to Berlin for women's conferencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c4003d6d17b4a5ba7e5ca5b74602d6cMon, 24 Apr 2017 22:49:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump's advocacy for women and girls will take her to a women's conference in Berlin Tuesday, in an international outing she hopes will build global support for investment in women's economic empowerment programs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c4003d6d17b4a5ba7e5ca5b74602d6cArkansas executes Jones; plans 2nd lethal injection of nighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efc8f39847424c1ba73e984e0e257afaTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:31:32 GMTVARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas executed inmate Jack Jones Monday night and prepared for another lethal injection in what would be the nation's first double-execution since 2000.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efc8f39847424c1ba73e984e0e257afa15 indicted in eagle trafficking case; more charges expectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8da36ef14c1848589e0f452f5f5f37daTue, 25 Apr 2017 00:38:08 GMTRAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Federal officials in South Dakota said Monday that 15 people have been indicted for illegally trafficking eagles and other migratory birds after a two-year undercover operation potentially involving hundreds of birds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8da36ef14c1848589e0f452f5f5f37da