FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:08:57 -07:00Summer is sizzling: Heat records fall across US Westhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faedd33f9b08473393f0e3abbdc4404aThu, 02 Jul 2015 21:45:42 GMTFrom Seattle to Salt Lake City, the West is baking under record heat. Temperatures reaching the triple digits have made fire conditions extreme and sent folks looking for relief heading into the Fourth of July weekend. Unfortunately, the forecast in many areas calls for more sun and sweat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faedd33f9b08473393f0e3abbdc4404aFraternity tied to racist chant hires diversity directorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/887c3c42dbbc49a4bac57dcdd34f6f5eThu, 02 Jul 2015 21:06:38 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The fraternity connected to a racist video featuring University of Oklahoma students that surfaced this spring announced Thursday that it has hired a director of diversity and inclusion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/887c3c42dbbc49a4bac57dcdd34f6f5eBahamas concerned about US ruling for resort developerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd4eab49d06443c0aa5c851798a185ddThu, 02 Jul 2015 22:06:24 GMTKINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The Bahamas attorney general has expressed frustration with a decision by the developer of a $2.5 billion hotel-and-casino project in Nassau to file for bankruptcy protection in a U.S. court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd4eab49d06443c0aa5c851798a185ddYellowstone loses radio frequencies used to track wildlifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b41a1765c04b4f0daa245fe235d2ec51Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:59:31 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Researchers at Yellowstone National Park have lost their license for a set of radio frequencies used to track more than 100 radio-collared wolves and elk.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b41a1765c04b4f0daa245fe235d2ec51Homemade explosive wounds 5 in Colombian capital, police sayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e153be3af667487ca2b038c95e0ebe81Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:44:09 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A homemade explosive went off in the financial district of Colombia's capital Thursday, wounding five people, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e153be3af667487ca2b038c95e0ebe81How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4fb514bda4f49429d0a03b1b2b165e5Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:04:51 GMTStocks ended a tumultuous trading week with a slight loss on Thursday as investors sought safety ahead of an extended Independence Day weekend. Investors sold after the release of a downbeat report from the International Monetary Fund on Greece's finances as the country prepares for a Sunday vote on terms of its bailout. U.S. markets will be closed Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4fb514bda4f49429d0a03b1b2b165e5US drone strike kills Islamic State leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84f77627dc834631a5e080cfbf659189Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:52:49 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A coalition airstrike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State leader, who has been responsible for moving fighters and weapons from Libya to Syria, the Pentagon said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84f77627dc834631a5e080cfbf659189Fire still burning after hazardous rail spill in Tennesseehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c533ae42820f4fc38c0464e57526ebacThu, 02 Jul 2015 21:44:16 GMTMARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fire continued to burn Thursday afternoon at the site where a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, and officials said firefighters have been trying to keep neighboring rail cars cool as they make efforts to move them away from the flames.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c533ae42820f4fc38c0464e57526ebacImage released of girl found dead in bag in Boston Harborhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90611053870c4455869ce654402343b3Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:59:15 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Authorities have released a computer-generated image of a young girl found dead last week inside a plastic bag along a Boston Harbor shoreline and are hoping it generates clues about her identity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90611053870c4455869ce654402343b3Armstrong girlfriend must testify, Landis to produce recordshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d86312dda6ca443a9d7f1a055e1287b4Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:21:54 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong's girlfriend can be questioned under oath about what she knows of his doping past, and his former teammate-turned-antagonist Floyd Landis will have to turn over records of investigations into his own previous doping case, a federal judge has decided.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d86312dda6ca443a9d7f1a055e1287b4AP Source: Wade chooses to stay with Heathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/deb544fdda144c029c72a3b369ae8ee0Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:26:49 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/deb544fdda144c029c72a3b369ae8ee0The Latest on train derailment: 5,000 evacuated in Tennesseehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efce6b2caaa14bccabb37058a37e9dd9Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:05:31 GMTMARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — 6 p.m.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efce6b2caaa14bccabb37058a37e9dd9How Obama reversed course on federal college ratingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c9e8f98a99b4972abec8e9de31ac9ccThu, 02 Jul 2015 22:43:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from universities, lawmakers and bureaucrats in Obama's own administration.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c9e8f98a99b4972abec8e9de31ac9ccPolice bosses in 137-shot barrage charged in black suburbhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f6593b32090467580325b19a2276753Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:12:00 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Five white Cleveland police supervisors accused of failing to stop a chase that ended with a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire and the deaths of two black suspects were charged Thursday with misdemeanors in the predominantly black suburb where the shooting occurred.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f6593b32090467580325b19a2276753Washington woman's measles death is first in US since 2003http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0d144f8335a42038aa631c81593cb27Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:52:16 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Measles killed a Washington woman in the spring — the first such death in the U.S. in 12 years and the first in the state in 25, health officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0d144f8335a42038aa631c81593cb27Puerto Rico governor: Creditors should help solve crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e96800610c8946b787dcb5816602c13dThu, 02 Jul 2015 22:36:23 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor says creditors are responsible for helping the U.S. island out of its economic crisis because they lent money knowing the government was running a deficit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e96800610c8946b787dcb5816602c13d'Citizen of the year' gets 14 years in California fraud casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9e049d502b24e8c85e845e01bb1758cThu, 02 Jul 2015 22:06:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A former California real estate developer once honored as his city's citizen of the year was sentenced Thursday to the maximum 14 years in prison for bilking investors who poured millions of dollars into failed development projects.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9e049d502b24e8c85e845e01bb1758cAviles' 10th-inning homer gives Indians sweep of Rayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be7652800fd6488bbff401cf6c5276adThu, 02 Jul 2015 21:08:13 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mike Aviles homered on the first pitch of the 10th inning, giving the Cleveland Indians a 5-4 victory and four-game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be7652800fd6488bbff401cf6c5276adPricey NYC restaurant settles wage violation complainthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a167f5992d3c4b6f9e9fe023fc0b333fThu, 02 Jul 2015 20:36:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — One of New York City's most expensive restaurants agreed to settle a complaint that it added a 20 percent charge for banquets and did not pass the money on to its waiters, officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a167f5992d3c4b6f9e9fe023fc0b333fExpert says "hit list" was written by Delaware court gunmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d10120ac908469783c33f76b6814829Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:41:36 GMTWILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A supposed "hit list" and two homemade death certificates found after a shooting at a Delaware courthouse in 2013 were written by the gunman whose widow and children are being tried on federal conspiracy and cyberstalking charges, a defense handwriting expert testified Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d10120ac908469783c33f76b6814829AP Source: Heat now among clubs meeting with Aldridgehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d748db1d18f4435a8de3762a15334148Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:24:47 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A person with knowledge of the negotiations says LaMarcus Aldridge and the Miami Heat have spoken about his future plans, and that a formal conversation is scheduled for Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d748db1d18f4435a8de3762a15334148Pilot saves own bacon, glides pig-shaped balloon after crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abc58083a4cc426d9ba62341812519c7Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:54:24 GMTPROVO, Utah (AP) — The pig couldn't fly, the cowboy got away, and the pilot's OK.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abc58083a4cc426d9ba62341812519c7Yellowstone bison gore woman, injure teen in latest run-inshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e531d84ffba42a395d73bf0a9965376Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:41:49 GMTYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Bison gored a woman and tossed a teenager into the air in Yellowstone National Park, the latest run-ins with the massive animals during tourist season in the popular landmark.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e531d84ffba42a395d73bf0a9965376World War II POWs from Colorado get long-delayed medalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1cfe3af28fb4ca5ae361047d0aaceaaThu, 02 Jul 2015 22:09:51 GMTLAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Stooped with age but still smiling and joking, three Colorado veterans who were taken prisoner by the German military in World War II got their medals Thursday, more than 70 years after they were liberated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1cfe3af28fb4ca5ae361047d0aaceaaBourbon boom: Kentucky inventory reaches 40-year highhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0e1bee76e0b4a4c95a111f1870fe02eThu, 02 Jul 2015 21:17:49 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's bourbon boom is showing no signs of peaking as distilleries keep up a production pace unmatched for decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0e1bee76e0b4a4c95a111f1870fe02eIntel President Renee James to leave chipmakerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77673d350d6243e480ff80fc259a657bThu, 02 Jul 2015 20:35:50 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Intel said Thursday that President Renee James, who has worked at the chipmaker for 28 years, plans to leave the company early next year to seek a CEO role elsewhere.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77673d350d6243e480ff80fc259a657bCentene makes $6.3B bid for fellow insurer Health Nethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c26122b262af479691e4692b3c9bd1f2Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:00:13 GMTCentene has jumped into the mix of managed-care companies scrambling to bulk up as the health care overhaul changes their business with a $6.3-billion bid for fellow insurer Health Net.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c26122b262af479691e4692b3c9bd1f2Sex offenders sue, cite Indiana's religious objections lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce3f5662b0914576bb8da97bf6ccafaeThu, 02 Jul 2015 21:58:48 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawsuit filed on behalf of two registered sex offenders cites Indiana's new religious objections law in arguing they've been wrongly prohibited from worshipping at churches that have schools on the same property.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce3f5662b0914576bb8da97bf6ccafaeOregon ballpark fire blamed on boys playing with firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a504737d79c44e6e9b533b6dea5473eaThu, 02 Jul 2015 20:54:42 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A massive fire that destroyed Eugene's historic Civic Stadium was caused by four boys playing with fire who fled when the flames got out of control, investigators said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a504737d79c44e6e9b533b6dea5473eaAPNewsBreak: New details on alleged Emile Hirsch assaulthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abfc7e9c41a843c6a7616eecc56922e0Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:56:39 GMTPARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A studio executive who authorities say was assaulted by actor Emile Hirsch during the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year described the incident as being "insanely painful and absolutely terrifying," according to public records obtained by The Associated Press.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abfc7e9c41a843c6a7616eecc56922e0Kentucky clerk sued for not issuing gay-marriage licenseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/875604c96a2e491fabdcb9ed3b28cfa8Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:54:57 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Four Kentucky couples are suing a clerk who is refusing to issue gay-marriage licenses — or any marriage licenses at all — following the U.S. Supreme Court decision that same-sex couples have a legal right to marry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/875604c96a2e491fabdcb9ed3b28cfa8Cardinals fire scouting director Correa amid hacking scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75023681c9342bba98c673145e2e051Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:26:22 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals said Thursday they have fired scouting director Chris Correa, the first known fallout from the hacking scandal that has resulted in a federal investigation into whether the team illegally got inside the player personnel database of the Houston Astros.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75023681c9342bba98c673145e2e051Vermont man found guilty of lying about war gets new trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c7e422f13954502bc36da691bf96009Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:55:36 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man who was found guilty of lying about his participation in war crimes that occurred during the 1992 Bosnia-Herzegovina conflict will receive a new trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c7e422f13954502bc36da691bf96009Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard weds in Idahohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad0bb0ef978e4a4fa75c049187c77306Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:56:04 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tyler Hubbard of the country duo Florida Georgia Line has tied the knot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad0bb0ef978e4a4fa75c049187c77306Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis promising for some patientshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6b760514c934674874c3ad1d6bf990dThu, 02 Jul 2015 22:42:26 GMTLONDON (AP) — Doctors who gave children with cystic fibrosis a replacement copy of a defective gene say it appeared to slow the expected decline of some patients' lungs, but called the results "modest" and say there must be major improvements before offering the treatment more widely.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6b760514c934674874c3ad1d6bf990d$18.7B deal clears path for BP to close books on Gulf spillhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2bfc6f4460a4ebc877348f19d95bfe1Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:46:37 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed Thursday to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full obligations to an estimated $53.8 billion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2bfc6f4460a4ebc877348f19d95bfe1Judge rejects ex-Goldman board member's bid for exonerationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe44f27402e54b53a00d1d28018fd42cThu, 02 Jul 2015 22:22:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An ex-Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member was told Thursday that he can't use a court's ruling in another case to nullify his insider-trading conviction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe44f27402e54b53a00d1d28018fd42cColumn: Time for golf powers to stand up to Donald Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b806c5d346f4d709a9f7f63da3ea633Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:00:53 GMTDonald Trump loves Mexicans, he really does.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b806c5d346f4d709a9f7f63da3ea633Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce4d1c3d74c74a36bca432b91354fd41Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:35:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenly declined and they were left penniless.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce4d1c3d74c74a36bca432b91354fd41Obama draws sharp contrasts with 'mean' Republicanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ff384c09ec41288aa5cbc20190d2e6Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:29:31 GMTLA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with "mean" Republicans in the state where the GOP governor was preparing to enter the vast 2016 presidential field.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ff384c09ec41288aa5cbc20190d2e6Wimbledon Lookahead: 1 win apiece sets up all-Williams matchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ded228c8baee4aba84fc24690e8a24a4Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:24:05 GMTLONDON (AP) — In 2009, Serena and Venus Williams played against each other for the fourth time in a span of eight Wimbledon finals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ded228c8baee4aba84fc24690e8a24a4Boy critical after alleged beating for eating cakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f473c9289ceb468b83b43b3ef249bd39Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:55:47 GMTHAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Hagerstown police say a 9-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was handcuffed and beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f473c9289ceb468b83b43b3ef249bd39Days before referendum, Greek voters perplexed and undecidedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ead03b627080435881879d2e72c10f1dThu, 02 Jul 2015 22:00:00 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Costas Christoforidis hasn't decided how to vote in Sunday's referendum on a bailout deal for Greece's troubled economy. The problem is, the 37-year-old farmer isn't sure what he's voting for.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ead03b627080435881879d2e72c10f1dObama's counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff8f63cc67e348fd8b49bfa5c4cfffa8Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:05:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff8f63cc67e348fd8b49bfa5c4cfffa8Tiger Woods shoots 4-under 66 at Greenbrier Classichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99719b32c5fb42e58ca0bf6cb3c0ec75Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:39:27 GMTWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods has rebounded from a dismal U.S. Open with a 4-under-par 66 in the opening round of The Greenbrier Classic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99719b32c5fb42e58ca0bf6cb3c0ec75Authorities: Suspect high on meth during Arizona killingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ef2488021804abb9e45dd521dc9de1fThu, 02 Jul 2015 21:44:16 GMTFLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A missing Phoenix-area couple were killed and buried in the yard of a man who told investigators he was high on methamphetamine when he shot the husband and wife, authorities said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ef2488021804abb9e45dd521dc9de1fThe Latest: At 30, Brown shows he can beat world's besthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8e61cc614b44a8481ba8309fbfe56d3Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:53:01 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8e61cc614b44a8481ba8309fbfe56d3Documents: Mexican army ordered troops to 'kill criminals'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d866361b074b4f04b3f2d3601ab0504fThu, 02 Jul 2015 22:31:09 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A human rights group said Thursday that military documents show high-ranking officers had given Mexican soldiers standing orders to kill criminals ahead of an army mass slaying of suspected cartel members after they surrendered.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d866361b074b4f04b3f2d3601ab0504fWoman in Mormon church photo voices support for gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a63d8e306440457aaf2c278a036cc7a5Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:42:05 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon Sylvia Cabus was thrilled with the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage, but those checking out her church's website likely wouldn't have known it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a63d8e306440457aaf2c278a036cc7a5US stocks slip on mixed US jobs report, Greek fearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4fd7060b9b84793895d77129108852bThu, 02 Jul 2015 20:47:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended a tumultuous trading week with slight losses Thursday as investors sought safety ahead of an extended holiday weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4fd7060b9b84793895d77129108852b