FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:15:40 -08:00Texas authorities move 'affluenza' teen to adult jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90a105bc7fd046dfa180103797be1869Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:04:03 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck was transferred to an adult jail on Friday, a week after a judge initially refused to do so.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90a105bc7fd046dfa180103797be1869How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/967c7675b9dc443c96f581d3a351e071Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:35:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/967c7675b9dc443c96f581d3a351e071USC athletic director Pat Haden to step down in Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91d0e5f3d39c42ed93b54fbd8c002f69Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:43:58 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California hired Pat Haden to guide its storied athletic department through the toughest time in its history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91d0e5f3d39c42ed93b54fbd8c002f69Snyder defends office's handling of Legionnaires' outbreakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5e73701bc4c48299d23128165f822a3Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:09:02 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday defended how his office responded to an email flagging a potential link between a surge in Legionnaires' disease and Flint's water, saying an aide asked for further investigation but a state agency did not bring forward the issue again.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5e73701bc4c48299d23128165f822a3In Brazil, pregnant women urged to be cautious with a kisshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d56023cd45294113bad9a979be58b3e9Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:23:12 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a sign of mounting global concern over the Zika virus, health officials on Friday warned pregnant women to think twice about the lips they kiss and called on men to use condoms with pregnant partners if they have visited countries where the virus is present.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d56023cd45294113bad9a979be58b3e9Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supportershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b03f4a562c4045a3a077bda59b37aea7Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:09:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b03f4a562c4045a3a077bda59b37aea7Strong quake hits Taiwan, many trapped in toppled buildinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f737d5e58b364f88b9528640d50f66b4Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:15:50 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling at least one high-rise residential building and trapping people inside. Firefighters rushed to pull out survivors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f737d5e58b364f88b9528640d50f66b4EPA: Traces of contaminant found in 3 Colorado water systemshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca8590f8af9f4b95bf88d0c150b92ae3Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:34:58 GMTDENVER (AP) — Traces of widely used and potentially harmful chemicals have shown up in three drinking water systems in Colorado, prompting officials to shut down three wells and start looking for the source.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca8590f8af9f4b95bf88d0c150b92ae3Man pleads guilty in plot to attack churches, start race warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c98996b0ba084e34ae6ff6502e3d130cFri, 05 Feb 2016 23:03:57 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man charged with plotting to shoot up or bomb synagogues and black churches has pleaded guilty to conspiracy and firearms charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c98996b0ba084e34ae6ff6502e3d130cDoctor sentenced after victims die from pain drugshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3ee6e3d6c1a4233afc86c1af639968dFri, 05 Feb 2016 23:44:38 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles-area doctor convicted of second-degree murder for prescribing pain killers that killed three patients was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in prison in a landmark case that many in the medical community believe will create a chilling effect among physicians across the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3ee6e3d6c1a4233afc86c1af639968dSexting charges against coach puts school under scrutinyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88c2ab213dca49f3a793e7839c422789Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:44:33 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An exclusive private school in Indianapolis is under scrutiny over how it handled the allegations that its boys basketball coach sent sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old female student.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88c2ab213dca49f3a793e7839c422789In Obama's final year, Senate is slow to act on his nomineeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdd3e60cf655426ea3abfecd994c0dc0Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:28:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — If you wear combat fatigues to work, then your nomination is almost sure to sail through the Senate. If not, you're likely in for a long wait.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdd3e60cf655426ea3abfecd994c0dc0Former soldiers clash with protesters in Haiti; 1 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ea7889d1f9b48bcb6ab0bf32d5ea77aFri, 05 Feb 2016 23:02:56 GMTPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of former soldiers clashed with a far larger gathering of anti-government demonstrators in Haiti's capital, resulting in the death of an ex-member of the military.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ea7889d1f9b48bcb6ab0bf32d5ea77aA 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Taiwanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f904cabf32e64df2a3bc376cc085948eFri, 05 Feb 2016 22:44:04 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, causing at least two buildings to collapse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f904cabf32e64df2a3bc376cc085948ePavin, Hamilton share 1st-round lead on PGA Tour Championshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0831a33053249f1a4c612c188b60f4fFri, 05 Feb 2016 22:55:21 GMTBOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — In conditions that more resembled a British Open than South Florida, former major champions Corey Pavin and Todd Hamilton shot 6-under 66s Friday to tie for the first-round lead in the Allianz Championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0831a33053249f1a4c612c188b60f4fEPA: Mine spill dumped 880,000 pounds of metals in riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba4749ce78144d1d933a9615adbf6ec4Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:40:26 GMTDENVER (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says millions of gallons of wastewater that gushed from a Colorado gold mine last year may have sent more than 880,000 pounds of metals into a river.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba4749ce78144d1d933a9615adbf6ec4The Latest: Senate GOP targets EPA in Flint water crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af09c242f3594da992a9c7720c067634Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:48:52 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Flint's water emergency (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af09c242f3594da992a9c7720c067634Calif. attorney joins effort to recover Nazi-looted paintinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9573b49198e443e9bff5848a06c3edf6Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:06:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — California's attorney general is asking a federal appeals court to reverse a ruling allowing a priceless 19th century painting to remain in a Spanish museum rather than going to the heirs of a Jewish woman forced to hand it over to the Nazis during the Holocaust.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9573b49198e443e9bff5848a06c3edf6Court rejects AG Kane's request to reinstate law licensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca8d8df08e4342b69a5586c1794f828eFri, 05 Feb 2016 23:58:36 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's law license will remain suspended after the state's highest court on Friday denied her request to have it reinstated while she fights criminal charges of leaking secret grand jury material and lying about it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca8d8df08e4342b69a5586c1794f828eUnabashed gluttony takes center stage at Philly's Wing Bowlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9bd4c9e6d414fbdb528918f8ca2ec32Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:16:38 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — With those around him sick and stuffed, Dennis Rodman needed to brush up on the rulebook.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9bd4c9e6d414fbdb528918f8ca2ec32Dave Mirra, who broke barriers on a BMX bike, dies at 41http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/890083e5fba54a6ea73d5c98e2a203beFri, 05 Feb 2016 23:57:43 GMTDave Mirra did things few people could on a BMX bike, using a combination of natural ability, fearlessness and innovation to take the sport to places many never thought possible.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/890083e5fba54a6ea73d5c98e2a203beMemories of 50 Super Bowls and how the game was namedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4e63f14dbed48feb74fb223f93ddca7Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:20:20 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Norma Hunt was buying some gifts for her young children in a Dallas toy store when she came across some balls that bounced so high they could go over a small house.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4e63f14dbed48feb74fb223f93ddca7Republicans circle Rubio as stakes grow in New Hampshirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8756da07f4044181acf92cb958578950Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:43:35 GMTLONDONBERRY, N.H. (AP) — On the rise in a tightening race, Marco Rubio shouldered intensifying attacks Friday from moderate-leaning Republicans who fear a strong Rubio showing in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary could spell the end for their frazzled presidential campaigns.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8756da07f4044181acf92cb958578950Cruz's 2016 strategy focuses on turning out white votershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce6172121d464022b0d72d34622ffad3Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:21:43 GMTPORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in America.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce6172121d464022b0d72d34622ffad3HSBC reaches $470M deal with US, states over banking abuseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ffa0665d717432c83a5bc2b6655f470Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:10:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Banking giant HSBC has reached a $470 million settlement with the federal government and nearly all states over mortgage lending and foreclosure abuses that officials say helped intensify the country's economic meltdown, the Justice Department announced Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ffa0665d717432c83a5bc2b6655f470California attorney general seeks Nazi-looted paintinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add552bbd02f48e5bfbca70605fa4871Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:36:35 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — California's attorney general is asking a federal appeals court to reverse a ruling allowing a priceless 19th painting to remain in a Spanish museum rather than going to the heirs of a Jewish woman who was forced to hand it over to the Nazis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add552bbd02f48e5bfbca70605fa4871Harold Varner III dons Panthers jersey, dabs way down 16thhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/491a0ec53f5c4734b695b700658c3d39Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:04:04 GMTSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Harold Varner III drew the ire of the rowdy fans on the 16th hole Friday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open when he put on a Carolina Panthers jersey and dabbed his way to the green.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/491a0ec53f5c4734b695b700658c3d39NY man who said sleep aid made him kill girlfriend sentencedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d839d6b74ce544a9af9e379b3ec80e02Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:15:51 GMTNEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man who said a sleeping aid caused him to fatally strangle his girlfriend has been sentenced to serve between 20 years and life in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d839d6b74ce544a9af9e379b3ec80e02Lawyer: New York-born man was mistreated after terror arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fea7ce5e3ed40a8bab17c680cb1028cFri, 05 Feb 2016 23:24:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The lawyer for a New York-born man serving a 15-year prison sentence for supporting al-Qaida says the U.S. government owes financial damages for failing to quickly diagnose his injuries after his arrest. A federal prosecutor says the man was treated adequately.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fea7ce5e3ed40a8bab17c680cb1028cMan indicted in shooting of deputy in New Orleans drug raidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cae434d49f564573995c22685644d502Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:10:37 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a New Orleans man accused of shooting a Louisiana sheriff's deputy who was leading a federal drug raid on his home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cae434d49f564573995c22685644d502The Latest: Clinton launching ads in Spanish aimed at Nevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87e6a928bb994f29adea85e40680984eFri, 05 Feb 2016 23:27:49 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail with days to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87e6a928bb994f29adea85e40680984eParole recommended for former California Mexican Mafia chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8fdb872489c43eb9843df2352fffe0dFri, 05 Feb 2016 22:41:32 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California parole commissioners are again recommending release for a former leader of the Mexican Mafia prison gang who now helps law enforcement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8fdb872489c43eb9843df2352fffe0dCouple wanted in crime spree led police on chase; 1 killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/077f42bd3d9146cb8b16269d36243483Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:08:45 GMTMILTON, Fla. (AP) — A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended with one suspect dead and the other wounded Friday, after authorities say they chased the pair across the highway and through a rural neighborhood and exchanged gunfire with them in Florida's Panhandle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/077f42bd3d9146cb8b16269d36243483Taiwan news agency says more than 120 rescued from high-rise toppled by quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e38e3b786faf43c78286d0f6e3a4ccadFri, 05 Feb 2016 23:38:21 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan news agency says more than 120 rescued from high-rise toppled by quake.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e38e3b786faf43c78286d0f6e3a4ccadEcuador president fires military chiefs via Twitterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd6fd335e89f419982b240585fb445c9Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:13:48 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — President Rafael Correa says he has fired Ecuador's military high command for refusing to pay back to the state $41 million from an overvalued land deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd6fd335e89f419982b240585fb445c9LinkedIn shares plunge almost 44 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e21bf2f0608549cf9ac1ec693ac35532Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:14:41 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Investors gave LinkedIn a poor job review Friday in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly $11 billion in the professional networking site's market value.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e21bf2f0608549cf9ac1ec693ac35532Drivers beware: Famous Los Angeles bridge is coming downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/978e4e06d699461f9ebeb87c21cdb068Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:26:36 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Like a bad love song, the weekend demolition of a bridge made famous by the movies is killing the traffic mood in Los Angeles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/978e4e06d699461f9ebeb87c21cdb068Patriarch of these Denver Broncos? Former coach Dan Reeveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7e216e640e74cdab4fccbb074fb947dFri, 05 Feb 2016 23:39:07 GMTSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Dan Reeves has barely merited a mention in the lead-up to the Super Bowl, his imprint on these Denver Broncos an afterthought.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7e216e640e74cdab4fccbb074fb947dNew England sees first serious snowfall of the seasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca034785e69444a6a60f2a4e787e2b77Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:39:18 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A winter storm packing heavy, wet snow gave New England its first real taste of winter Friday, toppling trees and knocking out power to more than 180,000 customers and threatening to cover some spots a foot deep.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca034785e69444a6a60f2a4e787e2b77Mediator: 2 of 6 Argentina bondholders agree to settlementshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89b31ced8d494885a5a42ca232b274aaFri, 05 Feb 2016 22:57:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Two of six leading bondholders that years ago refused Argentina's invitation to trade their bonds at steep discounts have agreed to settle their longstanding claims after the South American nation offered bondholders with cases in federal court in Manhattan $6.5 billion in what a court-appointed mediator described Friday as a "historic breakthrough."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89b31ced8d494885a5a42ca232b274aaResidents who live near gas leak are skeptical a fix is nearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f001d0c6aac34fbda49b3d7f377c29eaFri, 05 Feb 2016 22:43:58 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles residents who live near a gas leak that has been out of control 15 weeks are expressing a mix of optimism and skepticism that a fix is within sight.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f001d0c6aac34fbda49b3d7f377c29eaOklahoma City high school wrestler charged with sex crimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac61fc4b6a0a4cf6b683a6ecc0aca81fFri, 05 Feb 2016 22:41:38 GMTMOORE, Okla. (AP) — An athlete at an Oklahoma City high school has been charged with a sex crime after what the boy called a wrestling move was described by police as obscene groping.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac61fc4b6a0a4cf6b683a6ecc0aca81fJang leads by 1 at halfway point of LPGA Tourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f944221843044fb8ef2a016723ff5ceSat, 06 Feb 2016 00:02:39 GMTOCALA, Fla. (AP) — Lydia Ko putted on one green and played six holes in a span of 11 hours before ending a long Friday in the same place she started — with a share of the lead in the Coates Golf Championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f944221843044fb8ef2a016723ff5ceAstronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th man on moon, dies in Floridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dda0b017f97442f2a32769fa5af6f791Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:16:51 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to exploring the mind, physics and unexplained phenomena such as psychics and aliens, has died in Florida. He was 85.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dda0b017f97442f2a32769fa5af6f791Answers sought after male bus driver poses as elderly womanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba65553cd82b40238b38f0a23ffda87bFri, 05 Feb 2016 22:59:34 GMTCRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Some Rhode Island city councilors want to know more about a middle-age male senior center van driver who posed as an elderly woman during a press conference.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba65553cd82b40238b38f0a23ffda87bThe Latest: Judge met with 'affluenza' teen's attorneyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd216c8523674a53bf58ca3d937a76f7Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:22:04 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the case of "affluenza" teenager Ethan Couch (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd216c8523674a53bf58ca3d937a76f7Reds outfield prospect Duran suspended for positive testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac6191688e68487f912cda6646be93f3Fri, 05 Feb 2016 22:37:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Cincinnati Reds outfield prospect Juan Duran has been suspended for the first 80 games of the season under Major League Baseball's drug program following a positive test for three performance-enhancing substances.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac6191688e68487f912cda6646be93f3AP News Guide: A look at the 'affluenza' teen casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef8f73a2062944c7a15448e893ddf808Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:16:42 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck was moved to an adult jail on Friday to await a hearing over whether to transfer his case to the adult system.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef8f73a2062944c7a15448e893ddf808Manning's glove gives him better grip onhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2e909a37f784b4195f138a504c63593Fri, 05 Feb 2016 23:08:11 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Peyton Manning has always done things few quarterbacks do, including wearing a glove on his passing hand.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2e909a37f784b4195f138a504c63593Woman killed by Phoenix-area police had popular online videohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a00c1b69072c40009a38efebb1f7c09cFri, 05 Feb 2016 22:49:49 GMTMESA, Ariz. (AP) — Police in a Phoenix suburb shot and killed a knife-wielding woman whose struggles with Asperger's syndrome went viral last year when she posted an online video showing her service dog comforting her.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a00c1b69072c40009a38efebb1f7c09c