FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 16 Aug 2017 14:44:03 -07:00US stocks edge higher as retailers rally; oil companies fall, 16 Aug 2017 20:42:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose slightly Wednesday as Urban Outfitters and Target helped retailers rally. That was enough to cancel out more losses for energy companies. Little leaguers ready to show power at World Series, 16 Aug 2017 21:31:20 GMTSOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Like your baseball with some offensive firepower? The Little League World Series looks like the place to be starting Thursday. demands big NAFTA changes, setting stage for tough talks, 16 Aug 2017 20:19:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The United States won't settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said, as negotiations to rework terms of the pact began. judge denies DC sniper Malvo's bid for new sentence, 16 Aug 2017 20:58:41 GMTLee Boyd Malvo, who as a teenager participated in the sniper attacks that killed 10 people and terrorized the Washington region, will not get a new sentence in Maryland, a judge said in a ruling released Wednesday. US soldier killed in combat in Afghan; others wounded, 16 Aug 2017 21:20:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says one soldier died and an unspecified number of American and Afghan soldiers were wounded in a combat operation against the Islamic State affiliate in eastern Afghanistan. aircraft called to help battle blazes in US West, 16 Aug 2017 20:50:12 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two military aircraft will help detect and map wildfires in the U.S. West. to interview co-founder of firm tied to Trump dossier, 16 Aug 2017 20:40:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The co-founder of a Washington opposition research firm that produced a dossier of salacious allegations involving President Donald Trump is to be interviewed by the Senate Judiciary Committee next week. Campbell to challenge North Dakota Sen. Heitkamp, 16 Aug 2017 21:32:15 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — Republican state Sen. Tom Campbell said Wednesday he's running for the U.S. Senate seat held by North Dakota Democrat Heidi Heitkamp, citing President Donald Trump's popularity in the state as a selling point. school teacher convicted of child rape freed early, 16 Aug 2017 21:11:48 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Catholic school teacher convicted of child rape has been released from a Pennsylvania prison early amid questions about his accuser's truthfulness. veterinarians euthanize sick orca, 16 Aug 2017 20:41:02 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld veterinarians in San Diego euthanized one of the entertainment company's last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at one of its marine parks. FBI knew Oklahoma bomb plot suspect is schizophrenic, 16 Aug 2017 19:54:27 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The family of a man accused of attempting to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma bank says he is a paranoid schizophrenic and that the FBI knew it.'t see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV, 16 Aug 2017 21:05:08 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years. governor suggests 'bathroom bill' likely dead for now, 16 Aug 2017 19:52:26 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he revived a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people even though he was told it would never get a vote in the GOP-controlled state House, while signaling that the twice-failed effort is dead for the foreseeable future. Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly', 16 Aug 2017 21:23:28 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has a few words of advice for leaders in other cities who might want to get rid of Confederate monuments: "Do it quietly and quickly." govt links dissident ex-prosecutor to extortion, 16 Aug 2017 20:43:59 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan authorities said Wednesday they would seek the arrest of ousted chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega's husband for allegedly running a $6 million extortion ring with corrupt prosecutors under her supervision. wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leone, 16 Aug 2017 19:58:56 GMTFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after surging mudslides and floodwaters swept through Sierra Leone's capital, killing hundreds and leaving hundreds more missing. bans future investments in Maduro's Venezuela, 16 Aug 2017 21:12:25 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott easily won approval Wednesday for a proposal to bar the state's $150 billion pension plan from making future investments that directly support the regime of President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela. Latest: Daily Stormer "banned from the internet", 16 Aug 2017 20:04:39 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a memorial service for the woman killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally (all times local): say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with founders, 16 Aug 2017 20:07:04 GMTBoth were great generals. Both Virginians. Both came from slave-owning plantation families. gets life in prison for Chinese student's beating death, 16 Aug 2017 21:12:15 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for beating to death a University of Southern California graduate student from China who was walking to his off-campus apartment. cleared of rape after 35 years gets $1.7 million, 16 Aug 2017 20:36:40 GMTDETROIT (AP) — A man wrongly convicted of rape was awarded $1.7 million on Wednesday under a new Michigan law that allowed him to seek state compensation for the 35 years he spent in prison. missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found, 16 Aug 2017 21:22:35 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard and military crews searched the ocean off Hawaii on Wednesday for five people aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. violence revives painful past for minorities, 16 Aug 2017 21:26:45 GMTBernard Lafayette fought to end segregation during the civil rights movement. But after watching events in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend and hearing President Donald Trump blame both sides for the deadly violence, he realized that changing laws did not change enough hearts and minds. missing after Army helicopter goes down off Hawaii, 16 Aug 2017 19:54:00 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are searching the ocean off Hawaii for five people aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a training exercise, authorities said Wednesday.'s die-hard supporters show no signs of straying, 16 Aug 2017 21:27:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — They wash their hands of neo-Nazis and wag their fingers at leftists. They denounce a press corps they see as biased and controversies they view as manufactured. But in the frenzied blame game over the deadly violence at a rally of white supremacists, Donald Trump's loyal base is happy to absolve the president himself. apologizes to top-tier customers for boarding fail, 16 Aug 2017 20:34:29 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines continues to have computer problems that are causing its best customers to lose a major perk — early boarding. vet gets Bronze Star he earned more than 70 years ago, 16 Aug 2017 20:19:03 GMTCRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — A World War II veteran who was formally presented with the Bronze Star he earned more than 70 years ago is quick to point out that all of the men he fought with deserve credit. officially no longer in custody; probation begins, 16 Aug 2017 20:47:24 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert has officially completed his 15-month prison sentence and is no longer being monitored by law enforcement. of 2 pot states push back on Trump administration, 16 Aug 2017 20:43:59 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Governors in at least two states that have legalized recreational marijuana are pushing back against the Trump administration and defending their efforts to regulate the industry. Latest: FBI sets up tip line for information on rally, 16 Aug 2017 21:01:12 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a memorial service for the woman killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally (all times local): has 2 hits but no homers as Marlins beat Giants 8-1, 16 Aug 2017 20:13:36 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton's homer streak ended Wednesday, but he singled, stole a base and scored in a four-run first inning to help the Miami Marlins beat the San Francisco Giants, 8-1. won't address Trump comments but condemns supremacists, 16 Aug 2017 21:10:32 GMTSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday skirted questions about President Donald Trump's comments voicing sympathy for Charlottesville protesters, but said he stands with the president nonetheless. fire chief snubbed on department's wall of honor, 16 Aug 2017 20:24:45 GMTNEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — An investigation prompted by a Connecticut fire chief's refusal to hang a photograph of the department's first black chief on a wall of honor faulted him for racial insensitivity and concluded minority firefighters have reason to perceive racial bias in the department. Dakota to re-decorate Corn Palace despite drought, 16 Aug 2017 19:57:23 GMTMITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — A corn-themed tourist destination in South Dakota will have enough corn to decorate murals despite a dry summer. 'Hitman's Bodyguard' a fun, action-packed escape, 16 Aug 2017 21:02:57 GMTThere's not a whole lot that's new about "The Hitman's Bodyguard ." Its mismatched-pals premise is the stuff of classic buddy comedies. Stars Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson play their typical character types: Reynolds the handsome do-gooder; Jackson the unflappable badass whose favorite word is mother(expletive). And like many movie heroes past, they're tasked with taking down a brutal dictator. authorizes expanded college assistance for veterans, 16 Aug 2017 21:11:51 GMTBRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump has authorized the largest expansion of college assistance for military veterans in a decade. chiefs flee Trump; he disbands WH advisory panels, 16 Aug 2017 19:52:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished their White House business councils on Wednesday — the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law's lost ring, 16 Aug 2017 21:27:46 GMTCAMROSE, Alberta (AP) — A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot. FACT CHECK: Viral photo doesn't show 'antifa' beating cop, 16 Aug 2017 21:12:33 GMTA widely spread photo that appears to show an anti-fascist activist beating a police officer is a doctored image. Latest: Cuomo wants Confederate names off NYC streets, 16 Aug 2017 20:22:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the push to remove Confederate markers in New York City (all times local): Right Now: Stocks inch higher as retailers recover, 16 Aug 2017 20:07:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): charged with leaking airport shooting video to TMZ, 16 Aug 2017 20:31:21 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff's deputy has been charged with copying a videotape of a mass shooting at Fort Lauderdale's airport and leaking it to the website TMZ. veterinarians euthanize orca that had lung disease, 16 Aug 2017 21:08:34 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld veterinarians in San Diego euthanized one of the entertainment company's last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at one of its marine parks. least 7 dead in alleged gang attack on Guatemala hospital, 16 Aug 2017 21:35:06 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Attackers stormed one of Guatemala's largest hospitals with guns blazing Wednesday to free an imprisoned gang member, officials said. At least seven people were killed and five were arrested. leaders dance around Trump remarks, 16 Aug 2017 20:59:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — One after another, the nation's most powerful Republicans responded to President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks about white supremacists. Yet few mentioned the president. analyzes what to do with Nazi eagle from battleship, 16 Aug 2017 21:24:05 GMTMONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's government is asking political leaders what it should do with a Nazi bronze eagle recovered off its coast in 2006., Calhoun homer to lift Angels past Nationals 3-2, 16 Aug 2017 21:19:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A humid day ended Ricky Nolasco's outing a batter earlier than he would have liked. He still did enough to help the Los Angeles Angels stymie the Washington Nationals. Craig, back as Bond, keeps 007 fans on edge, 16 Aug 2017 20:54:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Craig's 007-era will die another day. Outfitters and Agilent climb; Bristol-Myers skids, 16 Aug 2017 20:48:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday: resort won't host anti-immigration conference, 16 Aug 2017 20:55:13 GMTCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado resort said Wednesday that it will not host a conference organized by a national anti-immigration group following criticism in the wake of violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.