FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:01:52 -07:00HUD says Carson did nothing wrong by appearing with Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87d409b018af41eb9841a37d48a5f35bWed, 23 Aug 2017 22:52:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Legal experts say Housing Secretary Ben Carson likely did not violate federal law when he appeared with President Donald Trump at a campaign rally.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87d409b018af41eb9841a37d48a5f35bTrump-McConnell feud threatens Republican agendahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4464ca27ec148819d67c850ab74f664Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:49:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump can't enact his agenda without Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McConnell may not have a majority to lead without Trump's help. It's simple, and still so complicated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4464ca27ec148819d67c850ab74f664Britton's save record ends at 60 as Orioles beat A's 8-7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57fec2ef00ab4a01b4d94e79d9a3cab5Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:35:08 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — For 60 straight appearances, Zach Britton dealt with the pleasure and pressure of fulfilling his job description when called upon to preserve a victory.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57fec2ef00ab4a01b4d94e79d9a3cab5Jets tight end Eric Tomlinson catches on as big-time blockerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccedd6f316d14ff4aee3a6eef6e642ecWed, 23 Aug 2017 22:28:29 GMTFLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Eric Tomlinson is a big, burly tight end whose main job for the New York Jets isn't catching footballs, it's throwing blocks on defenders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccedd6f316d14ff4aee3a6eef6e642ecCross-burning victims to priest: Apology is not enoughhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2f3c00ed80d4160b966a11e5b0c661bWed, 23 Aug 2017 23:24:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Phillip and Barbara Butler hadn't given much thought to the man who burned a cross on their front lawn 40 years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2f3c00ed80d4160b966a11e5b0c661bParker's 2-run double in 7th sends Giants past Brewershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fd6d745ee9d4353984898e796690548Wed, 23 Aug 2017 23:02:30 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jarrett Parker hit a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh, Buster Posey hit a sacrifice fly, and the San Francisco Giants beat the contending Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fd6d745ee9d4353984898e796690548The Latest: Florida unsure who is responsible for monumenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f3f72d3ee4f4658979485970cf35ed8Wed, 23 Aug 2017 23:18:46 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on protests against Confederate monuments that have occurred in the aftermath of deadly violence at a Virginia rally by white nationalists (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f3f72d3ee4f4658979485970cf35ed8The Latest: Supporters want Kaepernick hired by season starthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3c285d8fa2546c99a2d53fa5f4f5e7cThu, 24 Aug 2017 00:49:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on efforts in support of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3c285d8fa2546c99a2d53fa5f4f5e7cDodgers' Hill has perfect game through 6 innings vs Pirateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c73136b524cb425d9362f11885167510Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:43:06 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill is working on a perfect game through six innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c73136b524cb425d9362f11885167510Counterterrorism official says van detained in Dutch city not connected to recent vehicle attacks in Spainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f1d241db7df4a5a9af7f7eb18f4f3e2Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:26:09 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Counterterrorism official says van detained in Dutch city not connected to recent vehicle attacks in Spain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f1d241db7df4a5a9af7f7eb18f4f3e2AL East-leading Red Sox obtain OF Rajai Davis from Oaklandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b80d629b97104dd2ba6c3e0bb1dd5ff6Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:40:43 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The AL East-leading Boston Red Sox boosted their outfield depth by acquiring speedy Rajai Davis from the Oakland Athletics for a minor league outfielder on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b80d629b97104dd2ba6c3e0bb1dd5ff6Who's the best puncher? Mayweather says it could surprisehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7ab06ba9ca34e8fb6271fdf62ac6cebWed, 23 Aug 2017 22:34:26 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. says it was the first punch of the fight. His promoter thinks it came during the second round.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7ab06ba9ca34e8fb6271fdf62ac6cebMan accused of filming teen's suicide hears murder evidencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcd261a4fc7b4d44b8bfe13841388e01Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:10:01 GMTPROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah man who prosecutors say filmed a teenage girl killing herself with a rope he bought for her went Wednesday before a judge who will decide whether he'll be tried for murder.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcd261a4fc7b4d44b8bfe13841388e01Violence in Charlottesville leads to soul-searching at ACLUhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f92667c4bbc341b99771539da12c3b2dWed, 23 Aug 2017 22:12:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Faced with an angry backlash for defending white supremacists' right to march in Charlottesville, the American Civil Liberties Union is confronting a feeling among some of its members that was once considered heresy: Maybe some speech isn't worth defending.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f92667c4bbc341b99771539da12c3b2dBaylor settlements could signal trend of more to comehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a98f1c1bad94d87b62190538c801322Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:07:30 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The federal civil lawsuits against Baylor University have piled up for more than a year, accusing the nation's largest Baptist school of repeatedly mishandling, ignoring or stifling claims of sexual and physical abuse of students.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a98f1c1bad94d87b62190538c801322California dad gets 25 to life in son's smothering deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5e919e3095f42c7afc4a1e65583c3abWed, 23 Aug 2017 22:00:25 GMTALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — A California father who admitted killing his 5-year-old son amid a bitter custody battle was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison during a hearing where his estranged wife wished him an eternity in hell.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5e919e3095f42c7afc4a1e65583c3abThe Latest: Harvey could dump heavy rain in Texas, Louisianahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ee8fd40e2664372b24ef74b450a192cThu, 24 Aug 2017 00:30:21 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on former Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ee8fd40e2664372b24ef74b450a192cThe Latest: Pence threatens more sanctions against Venezuelahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db1a159accdc48029e882a6caad55892Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:43:47 GMTDORAL, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit in South Florida to meet with Venezuelan exiles. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db1a159accdc48029e882a6caad55892State says loan company mismanaged debt-forgiveness programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f019515abfca44e2b94b632d9e70ca75Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:38:23 GMTBOSTON (AP) — One of the nation's largest student-loan companies is accused of mismanaging programs that offer debt forgiveness to public servants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f019515abfca44e2b94b632d9e70ca75Duke grad student researches how Confederate sub crew diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93b001bd94d24285b054d319305516ecWed, 23 Aug 2017 23:21:59 GMTDURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A former Duke University student believes she has solved the mystery of how the eight Confederate crew members on board the world's first submarine to sink an enemy warship were killed, but the researchers with access to the sub say her theory is not new.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93b001bd94d24285b054d319305516ecJudge allows money laundering charges against Backpage execshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7fbd8833ddf49d5856b9ff6487d0accWed, 23 Aug 2017 22:34:33 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors can bring money laundering charges against the creators of a website that prosecutors label an online brothel, a judge ruled Wednesday. But he dismissed other charges months after another judge threw out the entire case as violating free speech and federal protections.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7fbd8833ddf49d5856b9ff6487d0accBusiness Highlightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dabf6929d0654847b41da0e647e02014Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:39:50 GMT___http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dabf6929d0654847b41da0e647e02014Police: Northwestern crew member who drowned couldn't swimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a11b72544c6d4bcf8d8f1eae932d8fb4Wed, 23 Aug 2017 23:23:02 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A member of Northwestern University's crew team who drowned in April after falling overboard during a practice didn't know how to swim.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a11b72544c6d4bcf8d8f1eae932d8fb4The Latest: White House says Trump shutdown threat serioushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fde1d8cc1a944bf3be2c9fd5a8adaa8fWed, 23 Aug 2017 22:59:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fde1d8cc1a944bf3be2c9fd5a8adaa8fDutch police detain driver of Spanish van near cancelled gighttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8573aaa2a2ba46d8a71bb81bb2545480Wed, 23 Aug 2017 23:33:17 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates and a number of gas tanks inside after a concert by an American rock band was cancelled Wednesday night following a threat, the city's mayor said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8573aaa2a2ba46d8a71bb81bb2545480Speaker says agency chief should be fired; governor says nohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6cc9a44b7f54b518ac06f71f1fb368dThu, 24 Aug 2017 00:32:48 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's House speaker said Wednesday the director of a utility regulation agency should be fired over the failure of a nuclear power project.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6cc9a44b7f54b518ac06f71f1fb368dMcGregor has boxing skill, but enough to beat Mayweather?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe4d601f57754891a0c10e79ca5e1f5cThu, 24 Aug 2017 00:53:00 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Before Conor McGregor had even heard of mixed martial arts, he wanted to be a boxer. He first stepped into Crumlin Boxing Club nearly 20 years ago in muddy football boots and started punching a heavy bag.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe4d601f57754891a0c10e79ca5e1f5cESPN radio host arrested in Wyoming after entering condohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e02dcc5508324a878f0461f4b9fa0019Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:11:11 GMTJACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — ESPN Radio host Ryen Russillo has been arrested on criminal trespass charges after entering a condo in Jackson.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e02dcc5508324a878f0461f4b9fa0019The Latest: Kaepernick's supporters rally outside NFL officehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99a8c85da6cc4972960b4df0e5aff094Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:02:13 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on efforts in support of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99a8c85da6cc4972960b4df0e5aff0946-year-old pulls drowning toddler twin cousins from poolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5e718beb747470395c781318c449062Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:05:13 GMTCALHOUN, La. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy pulled his drowning toddler twin cousins from a backyard pool in Louisiana.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5e718beb747470395c781318c449062Harvey crawling toward Texas; could become a hurricanehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cb347f01b6f4afe83d90314b1ab8fefThu, 24 Aug 2017 00:40:33 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Former Tropical Storm Harvey continued its craw toward the Texas Gulf Coast on Wednesday and could become a hurricane by the time it makes landfall later this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cb347f01b6f4afe83d90314b1ab8fefEducation Department announces college prep grantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2c08b540b0e441895ec564fd5d8e5b8Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:09:12 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a second round of funding for programs that help low-income students who aspire to attend college.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2c08b540b0e441895ec564fd5d8e5b8Pence in Florida: US won't stand by as Venezuela crumbleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f7310ca963a4ddfa9040768d6567e37Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:32:08 GMTDORAL, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence addressed a sympathetic crowd of Venezuelans in South Florida on Wednesday and pledged the U.S. will use its economic and diplomatic power to push for free elections.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f7310ca963a4ddfa9040768d6567e37Jill Scott among headliners for Essence Festival Durbanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e376ebfcdfc840e28a79f8a2c581cb1dThu, 24 Aug 2017 00:03:59 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Neo-soul Grammy Award-winning songstress Jill Scott has been added to the lineup for the second edition of Essence Festival Durban in South Africa.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e376ebfcdfc840e28a79f8a2c581cb1dHarvey strengthens as it nears Texas; could become hurricanehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cb579501c84442eb7e62e02dae4cdd2Wed, 23 Aug 2017 23:07:07 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Former Tropical Storm Harvey regained strength Wednesday as it approached the Texas Gulf Coast and could become a hurricane by the time it makes landfall later this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cb579501c84442eb7e62e02dae4cdd2Man tossed from wagon, trampled by horse at county fair dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb34c64d5106428a99b9183d7e88c202Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:12:27 GMTMEADVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A man has been thrown from a wagon and trampled by a horse at a Pennsylvania county fair and has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb34c64d5106428a99b9183d7e88c202Sebastien Bourdais to race 14 weeks after Indy accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7a05d7343ec415aab799a78feabc7b6Wed, 23 Aug 2017 23:58:51 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sebastien Bourdais will return to IndyCar competition this weekend after a three-month recovery from an accident at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7a05d7343ec415aab799a78feabc7b6Meaning of 'clean coal' mentioned by Trump unclearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a67be72ffd16498185d9085e4646eaa3Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:48:47 GMTPresident Donald Trump invoked "clean coal" at Tuesday night's rally in Phoenix, repeating a phrase that's used often by coal industry supporters to put a positive spin on the heavily polluting fuel — but one that remains ambiguous in its definition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a67be72ffd16498185d9085e4646eaa3Within 24 hours, a pair of wildly different Trump speecheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9e325e35db84a9999321ebd46ea31faWed, 23 Aug 2017 22:56:00 GMTRENO, Nev. (AP) — It was a tale of two Trumps in the desert Southwest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9e325e35db84a9999321ebd46ea31faSpaceX unveils sleek, white spacesuit for astronaut travelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2af94a2876a41a4a174ef3f1482c7feWed, 23 Aug 2017 22:13:55 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has unveiled a sleek white spacesuit for astronauts on its crewed flights coming up next year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2af94a2876a41a4a174ef3f1482c7feGlitch sends driver's license suspension notices to hundredshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ebba901aa894f498995c736ba432ef7Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:59:32 GMTCRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles say a computer glitch caused hundreds of letters threatening license and registration suspensions to be sent out this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ebba901aa894f498995c736ba432ef7Federal judge again throws out Texas voter ID lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8aa3541de8694a9bac06fef829cc4f50Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:04:38 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge Wednesday again threw out Texas' voter ID requirements that she previously compared to a "poll tax" on minorities, dealing another court setback to state Republican leaders over voting rights.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8aa3541de8694a9bac06fef829cc4f50Trevor Noah among nominees for Thurber humor prizehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b185d7b606844b499c966bff7390aa3dWed, 23 Aug 2017 21:48:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah is upholding a "Daily Show" tradition: He's a nominee for the Thurber Prize for American Humor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b185d7b606844b499c966bff7390aa3d10 dead, dozens missing after boat sinks on Brazil riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86da1af9ef7c43cda403ed1dba2618b0Wed, 23 Aug 2017 22:39:26 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A boat carrying 70 people sank on a major river in northern Brazil leaving at least 10 dead and dozens missing, authorities said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86da1af9ef7c43cda403ed1dba2618b0Dodgers' Hill has perfect game through 7 innings vs Pirateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa46e6c3f9064d13b0ed97c5bf993e90Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:54:56 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill is working on a perfect game through seven innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa46e6c3f9064d13b0ed97c5bf993e90Kelly seeks to restore White House order ahead of key fightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b79cce765be5464d94a0ecb27c232d2cWed, 23 Aug 2017 22:07:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — White House chief of staff John Kelly has made significant progress toward imposing discipline on a chaotic White House in his first month on the job, even as it's clear he still struggles to have the same effect on the president himself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b79cce765be5464d94a0ecb27c232d2cJaguars bench Bortles, turn to Henne for next preseason gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba76f867199641c2865370156a52a09dWed, 23 Aug 2017 23:16:08 GMTJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Chad Henne will start Jacksonville's preseason game against Carolina, a change that could signal the end of Blake Bortles' career with the Jaguars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba76f867199641c2865370156a52a09dTribal coalition joins blitz to save national monument areashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e646be46b2cb4e82ab85393664af72efWed, 23 Aug 2017 22:06:59 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Conservation and tribal groups are airing TV ads, sending letters to President Donald Trump and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas that cover large swaths of land and water from Maine to California.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e646be46b2cb4e82ab85393664af72efMan pleads not guilty in wife's death during Alaska cruisehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbe6ffd988aa4c4a9be2989c5b900004Wed, 23 Aug 2017 21:37:00 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Utah man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife on a cruise to Alaska pleaded not guilty during a Wednesday hearing in which he appeared to become emotional at times.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbe6ffd988aa4c4a9be2989c5b900004Taylor Swift ends intrigue, announces new album in Novemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7072a5a6ec642519bb8c9d1f076a91bWed, 23 Aug 2017 23:34:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Yes, Taylor Swift fans, Wednesday was a lucky one for you.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7072a5a6ec642519bb8c9d1f076a91b