FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 29 Jul 2016 08:53:06 -07:00Huge, once-hated fish now seen as weapon against Asian carphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c6c1595e3f04b79aab6ec2fd0ea1ccaFri, 29 Jul 2016 15:41:18 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — It's a toothy giant that can grow longer than a horse and heavier than a refrigerator, a fearsome-looking prehistoric fish that plied U.S. waters from the Gulf of Mexico to Illinois until it disappeared from many states a half-century ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c6c1595e3f04b79aab6ec2fd0ea1ccaAfter charges dropped, mystery of Levy's death unresolvedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/823b25df9f464c30ae8238f57e543ee3Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:24:11 GMTIn the weeks and months before the Sept. 11 attacks, the disappearance of Washington intern Chandra Levy was the biggest story in the U.S. Speculation swirled about her relationship with a California congressman, Gary Condit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/823b25df9f464c30ae8238f57e543ee3Ex-police officer to be sentenced in murder-for-hire casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29742d02c5f24815a6a1eb1376b54b41Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:06:36 GMTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — A former suburban Chicago police officer is facing sentencing after he was convicted in a murder-for-hire case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29742d02c5f24815a6a1eb1376b54b41The Latest: Woodland has down and uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bf4f8620a2042c286f755658df4e93cFri, 29 Jul 2016 15:01:44 GMTSPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bf4f8620a2042c286f755658df4e93cStocks slightly higher as oil prices reverse declinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5adf24d75a11402bbf542f9a1c66f556Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:42:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are mostly higher in late-morning trading Friday, as investors worked through another mixed batch of corporate earnings, this time from Google's parent company Alphabet, Amazon, and oil giants Chevron and Exxon Mobil.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5adf24d75a11402bbf542f9a1c66f556Suspect in cyclist's killing chased boys on bikes in 2014http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff2bc62256be4255869d55481dd6ed38Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:39:26 GMTTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of abducting and killing a college student riding her bicycle chased a pair of boys on their bikes two years ago because he thought they looked suspicious, according to sheriff's records released Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff2bc62256be4255869d55481dd6ed38Michigan attorney general charges six more state employees in lead-contaminated water crisis in Flinthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9a5a80b402447e3882038dfbc86515bFri, 29 Jul 2016 14:38:58 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan attorney general charges six more state employees in lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9a5a80b402447e3882038dfbc86515bMaine GOP chairman apologizes to gay Democrat, can keep jobhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c8118547ac54356803cceb28bd51cacFri, 29 Jul 2016 15:07:14 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The head of the Republican Party in a Maine county will be permitted to keep his position after apologizing for degrading an openly gay Democratic lawmaker in an email.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c8118547ac54356803cceb28bd51cacMayor says visitors shouldn't hesitate to come to Floridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ab324164c434d5ba450db69d8d1ad0eFri, 29 Jul 2016 15:48:19 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Zika virus in Florida (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ab324164c434d5ba450db69d8d1ad0eThe Latest: Spieth off to good start in Round 2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c6b028a5c04456a882584533d7bb2ebFri, 29 Jul 2016 14:44:47 GMTSPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c6b028a5c04456a882584533d7bb2ebThe Latest: Pope cheered by sick children at hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68f660413d964221846e23b9c888326fFri, 29 Jul 2016 14:40:50 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68f660413d964221846e23b9c888326fGovernor: 4 Zika cases likely came from Florida mosquitoeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9058fe2652684e57a2162508d9affc55Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:27:06 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland, the state's governor said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9058fe2652684e57a2162508d9affc55Memorial to 1st black Marines dedicated at Camp Lejeunehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50155c3358be4fac97eaee4eb5ed8dbeFri, 29 Jul 2016 15:42:30 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — At the dedication of a memorial Friday honoring the first black U.S. Marines, John Spencer imagined his mind would recall what it was like to become a Montford Point Marine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50155c3358be4fac97eaee4eb5ed8dbePolice: Girl, 14, slits teen's throat in hope of 1st killhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d15152af7ba444f28b8d83a0ae57498bFri, 29 Jul 2016 14:59:00 GMTHUDSON, Wis. (AP) — A 14-year-old northwestern Wisconsin girl who told police she was a psychopath looking for her first kill is accused of cycling to the home of her brother's girlfriend, beating the girl and slitting her throat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d15152af7ba444f28b8d83a0ae57498bEx-Governor case put on hold after Supreme Court rulinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/943a02d962ef4b808d9c1f64e9e0f5b3Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:38:12 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has put former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption case on hold to give prosecutors and defense attorneys more time to analyze the Supreme Court ruling.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/943a02d962ef4b808d9c1f64e9e0f5b3The Latest: Charity: maternity hospital bombed in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0db306de2b0f4283bfdb24f2cda8b01bFri, 29 Jul 2016 15:46:37 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria and international efforts to resolve the crisis around the embattled city of Aleppo (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0db306de2b0f4283bfdb24f2cda8b01bPowerball weekend jackpot climbs to $478 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f7402f3d602440fa99280731cb0ba39Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:35:44 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Powerball players will have a shot at the nation's eighth-largest lottery jackpot this weekend, but they'll face long odds that have led to nearly three months without a winner.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f7402f3d602440fa99280731cb0ba39UPS 2Q revenue improves on strength in US, abroadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa93dce778644d7a86d822accd5095f7Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:30:06 GMTATLANTA (AP) — UPS's second-quarter revenue improved on solid performances from its domestic and international package divisions. Its earnings edged up. The company reaffirmed its earnings guidance for the full year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa93dce778644d7a86d822accd5095f7Black Lives Matter condemns arrest of man filming policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6850358d76f341db857991d8bc4e05dbFri, 29 Jul 2016 14:57:27 GMTSYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Black Lives Matter activists in New York are protesting the arrest of an anti-violence advocate who was taken into custody while making a video of two officers frisking a handcuffed motorist.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6850358d76f341db857991d8bc4e05db6 Michigan state workers charged in Flint water crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5151b9703494450bb85fe4fae423bfabFri, 29 Jul 2016 15:37:40 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan attorney general's office on Friday charged four current and two former state employees with misconduct in office and other crimes stemming from the lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5151b9703494450bb85fe4fae423bfabMan dies after struggle with eastern Tennessee deputyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a65d7531f234470ae9f8e9afce751f3Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:44:26 GMTKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An eastern Tennessee man has died after deputies say he hit his head against the pavement while resisting arrest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a65d7531f234470ae9f8e9afce751f3Building his brand: rapper Nas ventures into filmmakinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8489395c9e014b798352a5b46734843fFri, 29 Jul 2016 14:30:26 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Nas, one of music's most revered lyricists and story tellers, is taking his talents into filmmaking.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8489395c9e014b798352a5b46734843fThe Latest: Trump goes after "Little Michael Bloomberg"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8620136a197447099d15dc6b3dd9cb0Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:00:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race after the Democratic and Republican nominating conventions (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8620136a197447099d15dc6b3dd9cb0The Latest: Spieth makes a big movehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4987ce0383bd4ff38daa920030fe0048Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:33:31 GMTSPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4987ce0383bd4ff38daa920030fe0048Sweden arrests man wanted by Russia on terror-related crimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dade932fb6994a55bde0ca9958d367faFri, 29 Jul 2016 14:30:36 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors say a 36-year-old man wanted by Russia has been arrested at Stockholm's airport as he was about to leave the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dade932fb6994a55bde0ca9958d367faUS regulators: Still heavy risk in big bank loanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0888f29fc8bb4ba8bf119dde934c0227Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:55:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators say risk remains heavy in large loans made by banks and other financial institutions, though lending standards have improved.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0888f29fc8bb4ba8bf119dde934c0227Groups ask appeals court to reconsider net neutrality rulinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3250fd3b668454db9967a3f58bb7a62Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:00:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Cable and telecom industry groups want a federal appeals court to reconsider its ruling on net neutrality.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3250fd3b668454db9967a3f58bb7a62Merck posts strong 2Q numbers, while building for long termhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1c181c4a78d478db13be9bb77b6e173Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:40:24 GMTDrugmaker Merck & Co., focused heavily on its long-term future as it builds sales of crucial new medicines Keytruda for cancer and Zepatier for hepatitis C, still posted a big jump in second-quarter profit thanks to slightly higher sales and more cost cutting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1c181c4a78d478db13be9bb77b6e173Rare, foul-smelling 'corpse flower' blooms in New York Cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77e5ee0b3bf0463da3a487aece8b663bFri, 29 Jul 2016 14:47:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A foul smelling plant known as the "corpse flower" is finally blooming at the New York Botanical Garden in New York City.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77e5ee0b3bf0463da3a487aece8b663bThe Latest: Crews make progress on Southern California firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b65870368957474b90fcc96d6c949621Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:15:10 GMTBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b65870368957474b90fcc96d6c949621The Latest: Pope visits sick children at Krakow hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1c1709a1ae0456290c1e3dd3f891500Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:37:23 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1c1709a1ae0456290c1e3dd3f891500Are Swedes having less sex? The government wants to knowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae59ca0064c14f61ae56dea3ebfe2373Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:36:18 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Worried that Swedes aren't having enough sex, the government wants to analyze the bedroom activities of its citizens in a major new study.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae59ca0064c14f61ae56dea3ebfe2373Man sues to get license to marry Kentucky prison inmatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c475de1c4e914e96bbed5db1a1bb4214Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:46:14 GMTLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — To get a Kentucky marriage license, Bradley Jones just has to bring his fiancee to the clerk's office, but there's a problem: She's in prison and can't make the trip.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c475de1c4e914e96bbed5db1a1bb4214Eurozone likely to get more stimulus as growth halveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf16c4d232ce473d83cf2b97ef3f782bFri, 29 Jul 2016 14:43:58 GMTLONDON (AP) — It seems that the strong start to the year was another false dawn for the eurozone economy and that the European Central Bank will have more to do in the months ahead to shore up growth.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf16c4d232ce473d83cf2b97ef3f782bThe Latest: California coastline wildfire rages onhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b554a45d4947459180487a3f9d2708a6Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:32:19 GMTBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b554a45d4947459180487a3f9d2708a6Barclays bank confident it can weather Brexit uncertaintyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b382d1c06ee435181e86d87cccd6739Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:31:26 GMTLONDON (AP) — British bank Barclays said Friday its second-quarter earnings rose 19 percent as it expressed confidence it could weather the uncertainty of the country's exit from the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b382d1c06ee435181e86d87cccd6739Computers hacked at Democrats' House campaign committeehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1aa091b8258484082c31543c97f099dFri, 29 Jul 2016 15:25:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The computers of the House Democratic campaign committee have been hacked in an intrusion that investigators say resembles the recent cyber breach of the Democratic National Committee, a spokeswoman for the committee said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1aa091b8258484082c31543c97f099dSpecial prosecutor to help in Minnesota police killing casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9cf907ccfb54f92a4269500c12baca0Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:48:56 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota prosecutor said Friday that he won't step aside but will add a special prosecutor to his team while deciding whether to charge a police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist whose girlfriend recorded the immediate aftermath of the shooting in a live video on Facebook.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9cf907ccfb54f92a4269500c12baca0Hot controversy: Charleston to review carriage horse ruleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8efcd00d0c514b088d861aa9cdef44cfFri, 29 Jul 2016 15:14:05 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Charleston will review city rules on the treatment of carriage horses and mules after receiving dozens of complaints about the animals working in the heat this summer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8efcd00d0c514b088d861aa9cdef44cfLynch meets with police after vigil for 3 slain officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6227f1343a904d30ab1adf63255c88cbFri, 29 Jul 2016 15:39:57 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch has thanked a group of police officers in Baton Rouge for their work during "challenging times" after the shooting that killed three law enforcement officers earlier this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6227f1343a904d30ab1adf63255c88cbAppeals court won't toss charges against US Sen. Menendezhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e7cb73ca4ee4c00bf524ec5314d15eaFri, 29 Jul 2016 15:24:04 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday refused to toss a corruption case against U.S. Sen Bob Menendez of New Jersey, casting aside his argument that charges he accepted gifts in exchange for political influence should be thrown out because of a constitutional clause protecting sitting lawmakers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e7cb73ca4ee4c00bf524ec5314d15eaMarine Corps warplane crashes in California, killing pilothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0a6083b5d9847268e2dfe95129f29bdFri, 29 Jul 2016 14:27:54 GMTTWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) — A Marine Corps F/A-18C warplane crashed in the California desert and the pilot was killed, the service said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0a6083b5d9847268e2dfe95129f29bdAppeals court refuses to toss charges against Sen. Menendezhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1669b4e378214f64a73871894e9f56cdFri, 29 Jul 2016 14:57:20 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday refused to toss a corruption case against U.S. Sen Bob Menendez of New Jersey, ruling that his argument that charges he accepted gifts in exchange for political influence should be tossed because of a constitutional clause protecting sitting lawmakers should be heard at trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1669b4e378214f64a73871894e9f56cdPope visits Auschwitz, begs God to forgive "so much cruelty"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d403e3af26f4c01ae7f66b7e0c35570Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:20:34 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis paid a somber visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, with his only public comment a guest book entry begging God's "forgiveness for so much cruelty."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d403e3af26f4c01ae7f66b7e0c35570US goalkeeper Guzan leaves Aston Villa for Middlesbroughhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/768c288998564f448dc157812bc4e9b8Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:36:13 GMTMIDDLESBROUGH, England (AP) — United States goalkeeper Brad Guzan is staying in the Premier League after joining promoted Middlesbrough from relegated Aston Villa.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/768c288998564f448dc157812bc4e9b8AB InBev gets last regulatory OK for troubled mega mergerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/109893271f154a359c0d264ce7476f44Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:51:27 GMTLONDON (AP) — Anheuser-Busch InBev has cleared the last regulatory hurdle to its mega merger with rival SABMiller in a deal that has hit new snags this week, when some shareholders sought an improved offer due to shifts in currency values.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/109893271f154a359c0d264ce7476f44Turkey's Erdogan slams US reaction to failed couphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5a5dbc9dc184ef38f00ac4c87d640f0Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:29:49 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president on Friday slammed the United States for not standing firmly against a failed military coup and accused it of harboring the man he says was the plot's mastermind, as a government crackdown in the coup's aftermath strained Turkey's ties with key allies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5a5dbc9dc184ef38f00ac4c87d640f0Flight info screens at Vietnam's 2 major airports hackedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83e523d17a8841cb9911bdd0b9eff2e6Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:39:50 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Screens displaying flight information at Vietnam's two major airports were hacked Friday to contain distorted information about the South China Sea and insult Vietnam and the Philippines, state media reported.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83e523d17a8841cb9911bdd0b9eff2e6SABMiller to recommend AB Inbev deal despite value shifthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2aab7826083c444eaf553d7f40ccbaa0Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:29:11 GMTLONDON (AP) — The board of brewer SABMiller says it intends to "recommend" that shareholders accept Anheuser-Busch InBev's revised takeover offer, clearing the way for a shareholder vote on the mega-deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2aab7826083c444eaf553d7f40ccbaa0Potter play hype shows the world is still wild about Harryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0991a3201a114c6fb494df4e358aa9d8Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:30:14 GMTLONDON (AP) — There are fans with wands and wizard costumes, midnight book parties and throngs of excited muggles. Harry Potter's magic is back.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0991a3201a114c6fb494df4e358aa9d8