FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Jul 2015 14:10:03 -07:00Authorities say suspect in family killings owed victim money, 01 Jul 2015 20:58:42 GMTA Southern California man charged with murder in the killing of his business associate and the associate's family owed $30,000 to the victim, who planned to fire him, authorities said in court records released Wednesday. York City officials say major crime is down this year, 01 Jul 2015 20:58:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York City is on pace this year for fewer than 100,000 reported major crimes for the first time in at least two decades, officials said Wednesday. judge denies bail for Journey drummer accused of rape, 01 Jul 2015 20:49:08 GMTSALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon judge has denied bail for the drummer of rock band Journey, saying his repeated attempts to contact a woman he's accused of raping show that he poses a threat. cities show biggest water savings yet in drought, 01 Jul 2015 19:45:39 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's drought-stricken cities set a record for water conservation, reducing usage 29 percent in May, according to data released by a state agency Wednesday. kills man at Volkswagen plant in Germany, 01 Jul 2015 20:03:59 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen says a robot has killed a contractor at one of its production plants in Germany. CHECK: When Chris Christie tells it like it isn't, 01 Jul 2015 20:18:18 GMTSANDOWN, N.H. (AP) — Chris Christie certainly tells it like he sees it. That's not to say he always tells it like it is. Latest: ECB maintains emergency funding for Greek banks, 01 Jul 2015 19:46:16 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): SC fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusual, 01 Jul 2015 20:47:17 GMTGREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Rev. John Taylor immediately recalled what happened 20 years ago when he learned his church was burning, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted southern leaders to call for removing Confederate flags. on government spending and debt, 01 Jul 2015 20:01:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Latest: Centre Court evacuated because of fire alarm, 01 Jul 2015 20:53:22 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): sues to block GE appliance business sale to Electrolux, 01 Jul 2015 19:45:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government is seeking to stop Electrolux from buying General Electric's appliance division, saying the combined company would dominate sales of kitchen appliances to customers like home builders, property managers, hotels, and governments. Polar bears could feel global warming's sting by 2025, 01 Jul 2015 20:25:26 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — About a third of the world's polar bears could be in imminent danger from greenhouse gas emissions in as soon as a decade, a U.S. government report shows. find car loaded with explosives in Mexico border city, 01 Jul 2015 20:21:37 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Police in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez say they have detained three men who were pushing a car laden with explosives. Brotherhood calls for 'rebellion' against el-Sissi, says leaders in Egypt were murdered, 01 Jul 2015 20:55:34 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Muslim Brotherhood calls for 'rebellion' against el-Sissi, says leaders in Egypt were murdered. sues after California frat pledge died on hazing hike, 01 Jul 2015 20:38:21 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a California college student who died during a grueling fraternity hazing hike is suing the organization and the school, saying the young man's death was senseless and easily preventable. no Blatter, Hayatou to present trophy at Women's WCup, 01 Jul 2015 20:22:16 GMTWith Sepp Blatter staying away, FIFA Senior Vice President and African soccer head Issa Hayatou will present the trophy at the Women's World Cup final in Canada, a senior official at Hayatou's Confederation of African Football said Wednesday. UN report positive on Iran nuclear commitments, 01 Jul 2015 20:28:58 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Iran has met a key commitment under a preliminary nuclear deal setting up the current talks on a final agreement, leaving it with several tons less of the material it could use to make weapons, according to a U.N. report issued Wednesday. hits 2 homers, Jays rout Red Sox 11-2 on Canada Day, 01 Jul 2015 19:54:24 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Justin Smoak homered from both sides of the plate, Mark Buehrle won his fourth straight decision and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox 11-2 on Wednesday, ending Boston's winning streak at three. seeking to block concussion-related lawsuits, 01 Jul 2015 20:12:39 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring. organizations distance themselves from Trump, 01 Jul 2015 20:37:37 GMTDonald Trump says the golf industry supports him because "they know I'm right." Four leading golf organizations said he's wrong. judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriage, 01 Jul 2015 19:51:59 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With a handful of Alabama counties still refusing to grant gay marriages even as they issued licenses for straight weddings, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that all must abide by court decisions allowing same-sex unions. 16-year-old breaking baseball barriers for women, 01 Jul 2015 20:20:40 GMTPARIS (AP) — Simply by playing ball, Melissa Mayeux is busting through barriers. Gadgets for the beach and getting you there, 01 Jul 2015 20:12:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — If you're headed to the beach or any other weekend getaway, don't forget these "essential" gadgets. governor says he's 'doing great' on day 5 of chemo, 01 Jul 2015 19:57:30 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is on his fifth day of chemotherapy, but he says he's "doing great" and getting things done from the hospital. crews use drone to rescue 2 boys from raging river, 01 Jul 2015 19:47:00 GMTMECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) — Officials in Maine used a drone to help deliver a life jacket to a boy stranded on a rock in the middle of a raging river before bringing him and another boy to safety. offers clue to link between swine flu shot, narcolepsy, 01 Jul 2015 19:43:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — One vaccine used in Europe during the 2009 swine flu pandemic was linked to rare cases of a baffling side effect — the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Now new research offers a clue to what happened. selling cars and trucks in the US in June, 01 Jul 2015 20:46:32 GMTAutomakers released June U.S. sales figures Wednesday. These are the top sellers, the number sold and the percent change from June 2014. hostilities, US and Cuba to open embassies, 01 Jul 2015 20:57:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After more than a half-century of hostility, the United States and Cuba declared Wednesday they will reopen embassies in each other's capitals this month, marking a historic full restoration of diplomatic relations between the Cold War foes. bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summer, 01 Jul 2015 20:36:51 GMTOCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — A shark bit a 68-year-old man several times Wednesday in waist-deep water off North Carolina's Outer Banks, officials said, the seventh attack in the state's coastal waters in less than three weeks. emblems 'treason,' says head of rights group, 01 Jul 2015 20:46:19 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The national president of a civil-rights group says Confederate symbols represent "treason" and should be removed from public objects, including the Mississippi state flag. Latest: Egypt: 9 killed in raid were militant fugitives, 01 Jul 2015 20:05:55 GMTCAIRO (AP) — The latest news on the coordinated militant attacks in Egypt's restive northern Sinai Peninsula that killed 64 soldiers (all times local): player pleads guilty in hit-and-run, gets probation, 01 Jul 2015 19:39:40 GMTWRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Former Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes has pleaded guilty in a hit-and-run crash that injured three people and will serve a year of probation. draftee Eichel signs entry level deal, leaving school, 01 Jul 2015 19:36:54 GMTBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres draftee Jack Eichel has signed his first professional contract and will skip his final three years of college eligibility. jury convicts 'Big Tony' in 2001 businessman murder, 01 Jul 2015 19:37:54 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Reputed mobster Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello was convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday in the 2001 slaying of a prominent South Florida businessman during an acrimonious power struggle over a lucrative fleet of gambling ships. women's basketball players sue school, coach, 01 Jul 2015 20:45:44 GMTURBANA, Ill. (AP) — The top administrator at the University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign campus says the school takes seriously allegations such as those raised in a lawsuit by seven former women's basketball players. mostly lower and livestock higher, 01 Jul 2015 19:44:08 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. stocks gain as Greece appears to be willing to negotiate, 01 Jul 2015 20:11:03 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are closing higher as investors hope that a deal can be struck on Greece's debt issues. Latest: Greek minister: Bailout deal possible after vote, 01 Jul 2015 19:56:21 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): warden, security measures after New York prison escape, 01 Jul 2015 19:48:22 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new superintendent has been named to run the maximum-security prison in New York where two killers escaped. He'll oversee a range of new security measures that close gaps exploited by the inmates during their breakout. of mortgage giants Fannie and Freddie get big raises, 01 Jul 2015 19:58:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The CEOs of government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting large raises, to about $4 million a year, as the government relaxes rules that were imposed on the companies after they suffered big losses and were bailed out. chained up with dead chicken around neck tells his story, 01 Jul 2015 20:58:53 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy who was chained to the front porch of a house in North Carolina with a dead chicken around his neck says he wants to tell his story because he says the woman who abused him didn't serve enough jail time. takes new steps to comply with Iranian sanctions, 01 Jul 2015 20:59:26 GMTAMHERST, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts university says it will continue to admit Iranian nationals but is taking new measures to comply with U.S. sanctions against Iran. show top officials aware of Clinton's private address, 01 Jul 2015 20:25:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence, according to some 3,000 pages of correspondence released by the State Department late Tuesday night. Latest: 5-time champion Venus Williams reaches 3rd round, 01 Jul 2015 19:51:27 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): County bus drivers strike, scrambling commute, 01 Jul 2015 20:59:45 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Hundreds of Milwaukee County union bus drivers went on strike early Wednesday, leaving tens of thousands of commuters scrambling to make alternative plans to get to work and elsewhere. Montana trio applies for wedding license, 01 Jul 2015 20:49:07 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife. GOP US Senate candidate Annette Bosworth avoids jail, 01 Jul 2015 20:14:47 GMTPIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth on Wednesday was sentenced to three years of probation, avoiding any jail time for election law violations during her unsuccessful primary campaign in 2014. 'Feeling pretty good' about health care, 01 Jul 2015 20:59:01 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fresh off a Supreme Court victory, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's "feeling pretty good" about the state of his health care law and pleaded for bipartisan cooperation on ways to make it work even better. gather in Portland as Oregon eases into legal weed, 01 Jul 2015 20:01:17 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon began easing into an era of legal marijuana Wednesday after an early morning pot celebration at the center of Portland. recalls its financial crisis, advises Greece, 01 Jul 2015 20:33:01 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — As Argentines closely watch the financial turmoil in Greece recalling their own worst crisis 14 years ago, the architect of the South American country's recovery has a message for the European nation: renegotiate your debt.