FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:08:21 -08:00Nebraska lifts only ban on packer-owned hogs in UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f1a9a885ff047a0963f391a3f583955Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:23:04 GMTLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation's only ban on meatpackers owning hogs has ended due to a new Nebraska law that allows processers to control the animals from birth to slaughter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f1a9a885ff047a0963f391a3f583955Ryan lays out budget options to divided House Republicanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac3f64d6ec874996a380947a9b2865c5Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:54:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday delivered a message to conservatives unhappy with last year's pact with President Barack Obama that boosted spending for the Pentagon and domestic agencies: You're stuck with it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac3f64d6ec874996a380947a9b2865c5Mick Jagger on Grammy nod for James Brown doc, Amy Winehousehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91d79c42de5949fbbdee5ed5d9666623Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:55:16 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Mick Jagger is getting Grammy love this year, but it's not for his music — it's for his film producing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91d79c42de5949fbbdee5ed5d9666623Police: No more danger after 2 teens shot at Arizona schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d128d187c7b34f0f9c2a2f9deb22209eFri, 12 Feb 2016 17:11:32 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two teens were shot Friday at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale but the danger at the campus was over, police said, as worried parents crowded stores nearby to await word on their children.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d128d187c7b34f0f9c2a2f9deb22209eNorthern California big-wave surf competition gets underwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9e78192cc394f729a27cec369fbb674Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:40:50 GMTHALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — Elite surfers were riding huge waves off the coast of Northern California Friday morning as the big-wave surfing competition known as the Titans of Mavericks got underway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9e78192cc394f729a27cec369fbb674Lawmakers override veto, will make W.Va. right-to-work statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f136ffc443c249a9b9ef76fc2a49d1e7Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:50:30 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is set to become the 26th right-to-work state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f136ffc443c249a9b9ef76fc2a49d1e7Candidates promise unity in Central African Republic votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e550f6b4cd0046a3a9b0fd7213c6782eFri, 12 Feb 2016 16:40:45 GMTBANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — For more than two years, even going to the cemetery to bury a loved one could get a mourner killed in Central African Republic. The threat of attacks from Christian militia fighters was once so high that Muslims here began burying their dead at home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e550f6b4cd0046a3a9b0fd7213c6782eNew York City officials decide it's too cold for ice festhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7b42264fc394272aba703ff9fea0602Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:31:55 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It's too cold in New York City for the annual Central Park Ice Festival.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7b42264fc394272aba703ff9fea0602Rio de Janeiro Olympic doping lab could lose accreditationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59870a642ece4ed180f2f886f412167eFri, 12 Feb 2016 17:32:01 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The drug-testing laboratory for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics could lose its accreditation just a few months before the games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59870a642ece4ed180f2f886f412167eMom who did nothing as girl was beaten to death gets prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b611881ece4a4cd0b96c7e788ffbe004Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:42:21 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia woman accused of doing nothing as her boyfriend beat her 4-year-old daughter to death has been sentenced to four to eight years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b611881ece4a4cd0b96c7e788ffbe004Nigerian army frees 267 detainees, no links to Boko Haramhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6658b13cd964435a9269d89c811f62bbFri, 12 Feb 2016 17:31:25 GMTMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's army freed 267 detainees Friday, including dozens of children, some as young as preschoolers, saying that investigators had determined they had no links to Boko Haram Islamic extremists.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6658b13cd964435a9269d89c811f62bbHouse backs bill to ease calorie labeling requirementshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb6fa2273e1c4213b30e584271380e63Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:00:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Fast-food chains would get some relief from government rules on listing calories for things like bacon-wrapped deep dish pizza or double cheeseburgers under legislation the House approved on Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb6fa2273e1c4213b30e584271380e63Police: 2 students, both 15-year-old girls, killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73753aeba7c44475b9c2ac14a2f715cbFri, 12 Feb 2016 17:41:51 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Police: 2 students, both 15-year-old girls, killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73753aeba7c44475b9c2ac14a2f715cbObstacles abound in prosecution of Texas priest in cold casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64e20a962d7b4e308868ecab61712494Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:56:28 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Legal experts say prosecutors face a tough road in their case against a former priest accused this week in the killing of a young Texas teacher and beauty queen nearly 56 years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64e20a962d7b4e308868ecab61712494Protesting Greek farmers drive tractors through Athenshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb19ecb2bf094ffb95579e5e51d45ddfFri, 12 Feb 2016 16:54:50 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — More than a dozen tractors rolled through Athens on Friday, honking horns and flashing lights outside parliament as thousands of Greek farmers thronged the capital's main Syntagma Square to protest tax hikes and pension reforms.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb19ecb2bf094ffb95579e5e51d45ddfUK factory-owner jailed for exploiting trafficked Hungarianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a06e23a6372c40c2a490506d06c961daFri, 12 Feb 2016 17:37:04 GMTLONDON (AP) — A British factory-owner has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for employing Hungarian workers for as little as 10 pounds ($14.50) a week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a06e23a6372c40c2a490506d06c961daHuge New Jersey fire that burned for 20 hours is containedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d17226c0c3d54c3daee927f53100dfa1Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:41:26 GMTHILLSBOROUGH, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters on Friday contained a massive warehouse fire that burned out of control for nearly 20 hours and generated so much smoke that it was detected by weather radar and forced some school closures.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d17226c0c3d54c3daee927f53100dfa1Shkreli campaign for boss music collection rolls onhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51cb0d30f5f84e9eaea8d31a61beccadFri, 12 Feb 2016 17:08:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli's campaign to build up an impressive music portfolio rolls on.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51cb0d30f5f84e9eaea8d31a61beccadThe Latest: European markets close higher after tough weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b8d991539f34189be6db37331af0cb5Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:24:13 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil in global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b8d991539f34189be6db37331af0cb5The Latest: Obama move protects 1.8m acres of Calif. deserthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ca23abe7ed84e4e88f9f3e7c3341213Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:44:03 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama's move to create three national monuments in Southern California deserts (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ca23abe7ed84e4e88f9f3e7c3341213Restaurant owner charged in fire that killed immigrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f808f5ae259a483b89e3711760b4a1c5Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:02:51 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Federal officials charged a suburban Detroit restaurant owner and his wife on Friday with harboring immigrants who were in the U.S. without legal permission after a fire at a house he owned killed five employees.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f808f5ae259a483b89e3711760b4a1c5Congress sends Obama bill to punish North Korea for refusing to end nuclear weapons programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3df0577b2db94a5f88849da747c502aaFri, 12 Feb 2016 16:50:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sends Obama bill to punish North Korea for refusing to end nuclear weapons program.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3df0577b2db94a5f88849da747c502aaThe Latest: Titans of Mavericks surf contest underwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8a2cdafb2c942b4842df8d7f3ead775Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:19:14 GMTHALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Northern California's big-wave surfing competition known as Titans of Mavericks (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8a2cdafb2c942b4842df8d7f3ead775The Latest: Police: Worried parents gather near schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e97ba4e1a1447978e8ab023999f9c06Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:53:42 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a high school in a Phoenix suburb (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e97ba4e1a1447978e8ab023999f9c06Ohio company sells classic Etch A Sketch to Toronto toy firmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb79cbba7be84733941191baa88ddc44Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:59:32 GMTBRYAN, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio company that has produced or owned the Etch A Sketch for more than five decades has sold the classic toy to a Toronto-based toy firm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb79cbba7be84733941191baa88ddc44Sanders online fundraising gives Clinton a run for her moneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b87b34e352a74fcb8d89804ab36294f5Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:48:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is giving Hillary Clinton a run for her money, $27 at a time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b87b34e352a74fcb8d89804ab36294f5House sends NKorea sanctions bill to president for signaturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a60ae3dc9c64bf08366dd639d016dd4Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:14:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation Friday that hits North Korea with more stringent sanctions for refusing to stop its nuclear weapons program.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a60ae3dc9c64bf08366dd639d016dd4Appeal rejected for man convicted in Fort Dix plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d90b74985a04ebb93e92d352dfef0b0Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:06:28 GMTCAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge in New Jersey has rejected the appeal of a Philadelphia man serving more than three decades behind bars after he was convicted of scheming to kill soldiers at Fort Dix, according to a ruling released Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d90b74985a04ebb93e92d352dfef0b0Retrial of man convicted of killing Chandra Levy now in Mayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bab58afa4e944a919a638058d2695085Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:56:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A man convicted of killing former Washington intern Chandra Levy has had his retrial moved from March to May.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bab58afa4e944a919a638058d2695085FIFA ethics committee bans Jerome Valcke for 12 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7ec864f75f14190b3ea96ead71e2306Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:10:41 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter's long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years Friday for misconduct during his term as FIFA secretary general.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7ec864f75f14190b3ea96ead71e2306South Sudan president appoints rebel leader his deputyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac70f2197c7c49538e5890930fc4199cFri, 12 Feb 2016 17:47:17 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan's president appointed his fierce rival as his deputy in a possible government of national unity, raising hopes for peace even as the rebels described the move as inconsequential.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac70f2197c7c49538e5890930fc4199cWWE star Cena named honorary pace car driver for Daytona 500http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3c9906070e34503ad72caffbdb3080cFri, 12 Feb 2016 16:55:33 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Wrestling star and actor John Cena will serve as the honorary pace car driver for the season-opening Daytona 500.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3c9906070e34503ad72caffbdb3080cSilver calls All-Star weekend in Toronto 'a homecoming'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6338d557850c44a48551f82e9555b623Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:40:03 GMTTORONTO (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has opened All-Star weekend by paying homage to the league's history in Toronto.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6338d557850c44a48551f82e9555b623In southern Europe, an astute negotiator unpicks austerityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c5845d1b46e4a9bbe3115fb13b3e4c1Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:16:33 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — He doesn't boast about being an expert deal-maker like Donald Trump, but new Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa is quietly building a reputation as a canny negotiator and a government leader to watch in southern Europe by doing what many people thought was impossible.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c5845d1b46e4a9bbe3115fb13b3e4c1Tea party favorite bets Cruz, Trump coattails can beat Burrhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c68015a93a0048bf957ec97c20c536caFri, 12 Feb 2016 17:54:57 GMTCARY, N.C. (AP) — Two years after his loss to a Republican favored by party leaders in Washington, Greg Brannon is betting the popularity of outsiders like Ted Cruz and Donald Trump can sweep him to a U.S. Senate primary upset win.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c68015a93a0048bf957ec97c20c536caThe Latest: 2 students die in shooting at high schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1779c3ba8774535be334cdd896f37c7Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:49:22 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a high school in a Phoenix suburb (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1779c3ba8774535be334cdd896f37c7US stocks higher midday as oil rebounds, banks risehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d8916c0963d4fd9ae0d01a82da801adFri, 12 Feb 2016 17:16:00 GMTA strong rebound in oil prices and a government report indicating that retail sales improved last month helped lift U.S. stocks sharply higher in midday trading Friday. Financial and energy companies were among the biggest gainers as the stock market looked for its first gain in a week. Investors also had their eyes on the latest batch of company earnings news.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d8916c0963d4fd9ae0d01a82da801adPresidential contenders fight for minority voters in SChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8427c9e7d7124ffbbb8ee0d3ef07e8c0Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:44:38 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Presidential candidates in both parties battled for the crucial backing of blacks and Hispanics on Friday as the race shifted toward states with more minority voters.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8427c9e7d7124ffbbb8ee0d3ef07e8c0The Latest: Patriarch voices support for Cubahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46e84a01504240958dc5e80cabe10430Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:13:25 GMTHAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46e84a01504240958dc5e80cabe10430The Latest: Man charged with murder in officer's killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54ea1491bce74f56a9c87a646457f2fdFri, 12 Feb 2016 17:40:43 GMTRIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a police officer shot to death in the Atlanta suburb of Riverdale, Georgia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54ea1491bce74f56a9c87a646457f2fdAnimal rights protest scrapped after "greased pig" dust-uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e744c87933e43ac8eba87e854dbb9f0Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:27:30 GMTNEWPORT, N.H. (AP) — An international animal advocacy group launched a protest against a New Hampshire winter carnival event billed as a "Greased Pig on Ice," but withdrew it after learning there's no pig in the act — just a man on skates in a pig costume with dollar bills tied to his tail.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e744c87933e43ac8eba87e854dbb9f0Hospital where woman in custody died cited for deficiencieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9695687a043e4d3a8cdd86995c09050bFri, 12 Feb 2016 17:42:21 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The hospital where a black woman died after she was forcibly removed from the emergency room by a white police officer was cited for 10 "deficiencies," including failing to properly exam the woman when she complained of difficulty breathing, state health officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9695687a043e4d3a8cdd86995c09050bDelaware court upholds dismissal of GM shareholder suithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d19dc7877b384556b52f74e53e3a5665Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:34:14 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by General Motors shareholders over faulty ignition switches.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d19dc7877b384556b52f74e53e3a5665Dominion outlines new national forest route for pipelinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df70a6309ad24dbab9070aef968d91b3Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:52:02 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Energy companies behind the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have carved a new proposed route through parts of West Virginia and Virginia in response to federal concerns about the national gas pipeline's initial path through sensitive national forest areas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df70a6309ad24dbab9070aef968d91b3Former transgender inmate settles with prison officialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab6c14b272f24179829efe4158bc3cf2Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:57:32 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A former transgender inmate who had complained that she didn't get adequate treatment for her gender identity condition has settled a lawsuit against Georgia prison officials.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab6c14b272f24179829efe4158bc3cf2US retail sales rise as consumers shrug off stock price drophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a0af0d4f62740a588416246944351f3Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:25:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a0af0d4f62740a588416246944351f3Saudi foreign minister defends policy at Munich meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c11b9527753f458f820cf9df35986fd7Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:55:31 GMTMUNICH (AP) — Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Friday defended his country's foreign policy and its stance in Yemen and Syria, insisting that the kingdom has no ambitions beyond its borders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c11b9527753f458f820cf9df35986fd7The Latest: Clinton reserves commercial time in 17 stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf82c1f573da4b299ad51f01ee325247Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:42:13 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf82c1f573da4b299ad51f01ee325247The Latest: All-Star competition tips off with card gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad9449ae6bff4542b382a3069fa78464Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:02:58 GMTTORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Friday's events at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad9449ae6bff4542b382a3069fa78464Israel says EU relations 'friendly' again after label spathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d3d0323c163497983d2a0c527287e37Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:06:15 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's foreign ministry says relations with the European Union are "close and friendly" again after tensions arose last year over the bloc's decision to label West Bank exports.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d3d0323c163497983d2a0c527287e37