FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Jul 2015 22:18:10 -07:005th Circuit tells courts to issue same-sex marriage rulings, 02 Jul 2015 02:40:36 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal appeals court Wednesday instructed judges in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas to wrap up gay marriage cases in their states in line with last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling. weighs ex-dictator Porfirio Diaz century after death, 02 Jul 2015 01:23:36 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Reviled former dictator Porfirio Diaz is getting some unexpected respect in Mexico a century after he died in exile. Jerry Dipoto departs after 3 1/2 years with Angels, 02 Jul 2015 02:12:02 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto resigned Wednesday, abruptly ending his 3 1/2-year tenure with the club amid apparent tensions with manager Mike Scioscia. falls off bridge, killing 10 South Koreans, 02 Jul 2015 02:27:58 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A bus carrying a group of South Koreans fell off a highway bridge in northeastern China, killing 10 of them, officials said Thursday. probes possible collusion among airlines to keep fares up, 02 Jul 2015 03:32:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. officials recover idol looted from Indian temple, 02 Jul 2015 02:42:38 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Customs officials in New York have recovered a bronze religious statue from the 11th or 12th century that they say was looted from a temple in India. Dobyns wins PGA Professional, 02 Jul 2015 01:26:42 GMTFLOURTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Matt Dobyns won the PGA Professional National Championship for the second time in four years Wednesday to top the 20 qualifiers for the PGA Championship. SC fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusual, 02 Jul 2015 02:34:38 GMTGREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to call for removing Confederate flags. to replace bridge after tanker fire, reroute traffic, 02 Jul 2015 02:36:09 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Transportation officials plan to replace a bridge that was charred early Wednesday morning when a tanker truck carrying ethanol overturned, caught fire and forced closures on two major highways near Ohio's capital, leading to damage possibly up to $1 million and two citations for the driver.' Carrasco pitching perfect game thru 6 vs Rays, 02 Jul 2015 01:04:30 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Carrasco of the Cleveland Indians is pitching a perfect game through six innings against the Tampa Bay Rays., Gennett lead Brewers past Phillies 9-5, 02 Jul 2015 02:57:38 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers are finally in a groove. Playing the Philadelphia Phillies certainly helps. acquire Phil Kessel from Maple Leafs in major trade, 02 Jul 2015 03:42:55 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Kessel spent six years in Toronto trying to lift the Maple Leafs out of the churn of mediocrity. sues after California frat pledge died on hazing hike, 02 Jul 2015 01:57:24 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a California college student who died during a grueling fraternity hike sued the organization and the school on Wednesday, saying the young man's death was senseless and easily preventable. Wisler, Braves end drought against Nationals, 4-1, 02 Jul 2015 04:08:05 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A.J. Pierzynski and Juan Uribe hit back-to-back homers in a four-run fourth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Wednesday night to end a streak of nine straight losses in the season series. goal gives Japan 2-1 win over England in World Cup semi, 02 Jul 2015 03:51:37 GMTEDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — England defender Laura Bassett was inconsolable as she lay face down on the field, sobbing. in History, 02 Jul 2015 04:00:03 GMTToday is Thursday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2015. There are 182 days left in the year., Eovaldi salvage Yankees' trip finale, 3-1 over Angels, 02 Jul 2015 02:40:43 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi pitched scoreless, five-hit ball into the sixth inning, Garrett Jones homered and the New York Yankees snapped their three-game skid with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.$3 million restoration project improves Alcatraz Island, 02 Jul 2015 02:27:30 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than a million people visit Alcatraz Island every year to see the shuttered prison sitting in the San Francisco Bay, made famous by Clint Eastwood in the movie about the great escape of three prisoners in the early 1960s. seeking to block concussion-related lawsuits, 02 Jul 2015 02:38:12 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.' Carrasco loses no-hitter with 2 outs in 9th vs Rays, 02 Jul 2015 01:54:09 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Carrasco of the Cleveland Indians has lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning. judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriage, 02 Jul 2015 01:04:37 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.' Carrasco loses perfect game vs Rays in 7th, 02 Jul 2015 01:39:17 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Carrasco of the Cleveland Indians has not allowed a hit against the Tampa Bay Rays through eight innings. bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summer, 02 Jul 2015 01:48:20 GMTRALEIGH, 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 in a record-breaking year of shark attacks for the state's coastal waters. critically injured by shark off Australian town, 02 Jul 2015 03:49:08 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Police say a 32-year-old surfer has been critically injured by a shark at the same Australian coastal town where a Japanese tourist was killed in February. challenges judge's gag order in criminal case, 02 Jul 2015 01:12:59 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The only biker to sue in connection with a mass arrest following a deadly shootout at a Texas restaurant argued in a petition filed Wednesday that he was unfairly slapped with a gag order after publicly criticizing how the investigation has been handled. score 2 in 11th and blank slumping Mets again, 2-0, 02 Jul 2015 03:19:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Starlin Castro legged out a run-scoring infield single in the 11th inning, and the Chicago Cubs blanked the punchless New York Mets 2-0 Wednesday night for their second consecutive shutout at Citi Field. shows theater shooter acting oddly right after arrest, 02 Jul 2015 01:22:35 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — As the chaos of a shooting at a packed movie theater continued to unfold outside, James Holmes sat in a sterile police interview room, toying with staples, staring at walls and playing with paper bags put on his hands to preserve gunshot residue. American diplomat in Cuba in line to head new embassy, 02 Jul 2015 04:07:14 GMTHAVANA (AP) — From his office high above Havana, Jeffrey DeLaurentis has a sweeping view of the cerulean Florida Straits and the blood-red letters declaring Cuba's defiance of the United States. 7 police charged with torture in army slaying case, 02 Jul 2015 03:40:30 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in Mexico on Wednesday formally accused seven state police officers of torturing three women who survived a confrontation a year ago in which soldiers allegedly killed at least a dozen suspected gang members after they surrendered. Things to Know for Thursday, 02 Jul 2015 01:03:52 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: break the bank on Day 1 of free agency, 02 Jul 2015 01:00:12 GMTCleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert promised LeBron James he would do whatever it took financially to surround him with a team capable of ending the city's 51-year championship drought. trade to Penguins highlights start of NHL free agency, 02 Jul 2015 04:08:18 GMTOn the first day of NHL free agency, a blockbuster trade stole the spotlight. stocks gain as US data eclipses Greek risk, 02 Jul 2015 03:55:03 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were higher on Thursday as strong U.S. payroll data overshadowed worries about Greek debt. loses no-hitter with 1 strike to go in 9th vs Rays, 02 Jul 2015 03:39:36 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Carrasco was one strike away from throwing Cleveland's first no-hitter in 34 years and already considering ways to celebrate. helps Astros sweep Royals with 6-5 win, 02 Jul 2015 03:56:12 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night. homers twice as Pirates pound Tigers 9-3, 02 Jul 2015 03:59:33 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Neil Walker had a long day Wednesday, but he wishes it could have kept going. Joel bests Elton John, sets new record at MSG, 02 Jul 2015 03:55:55 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel set a record for most performances by a single artist at Madison Square Garden with his 65th show Wednesday night, besting Elton John. leaps onto boat, injuring California woman, 02 Jul 2015 03:15:05 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles. homers in 9th to help Marlins beat Giants 6-5, 02 Jul 2015 02:13:05 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Justin Bour hit a three-run homer with no outs in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins overcame three errors and a flurry of double-play grounders to rally past the San Francisco Giants 6-5 on Wednesday night. Wisconsin, Sanders appeals to like-minded liberals, 02 Jul 2015 01:58:43 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders touted his progressive credentials before his largest crowd to date Wednesday night as he pushed his campaign into Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker's backyard. have person of interest in Dylan Redwine case, 02 Jul 2015 03:21:22 GMTDURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Investigators have identified a person of interest in the case of a 13-year-old boy who went missing in 2012 and whose remains were found seven months later in southwestern Colorado. Chicago school cuts include layoffs, less maintenance, 02 Jul 2015 01:22:46 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago school and city officials detailed $200 million in cuts — including layoffs, scaled-back maintenance and reduced transportation — to the nation's third-largest school district Wednesday, one day after the district paid a $634 million pension bill officials said it couldn't afford. specialist Arthur Porter dies in Panama, 02 Jul 2015 01:41:26 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Arthur Porter, a cancer specialist who was facing fraud charges related to a $1.3 billion hospital project in Montreal, died Wednesday in Panama after a lengthy battle with lung cancer, his biographer said. He was 59. warden, security measures after New York prison escape, 02 Jul 2015 03:51:28 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A range of new security measures is being put in place at a maximum-security prison to close gaps exploited by two inmates who escaped last month. in limbo: Shuttered banks keep lifeline, 02 Jul 2015 04:02:07 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece braced for more chaos on the streets outside its mostly shuttered banks Thursday, as Athens and its creditors halted talks on resolving the country's deepening financial crisis until a referendum this weekend. court revives study on ending president's immunity, 02 Jul 2015 03:41:58 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's constitutional court on Wednesday revived a process that could strip President Otto Perez Molina of immunity from prosecution amid growing corruption scandals. vote to allow gay marriage in churches, 02 Jul 2015 02:11:15 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop. stays, Chandler moves, dollars fly in NBA free agency, 02 Jul 2015 01:24:27 GMTKevin Love has unfinished business in Cleveland and Tyson Chandler will be conducting his in Phoenix. hit 2 HRs to back Chen in 4-2 victory over Rangers, 02 Jul 2015 01:36:51 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — J.J. Hardy hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh inning to back an effective pitching performance by Wei-Yin Chen and carry the Baltimore Orioles past the Texas Rangers 4-2 on Wednesday night. Man killed by police told officers 'shoot me', 02 Jul 2015 03:32:43 GMTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Two witnesses said an unarmed Mexican immigrant fatally shot by police in Washington state fought with an officer, threw rocks and told officers to shoot him before they opened fire, documents released Wednesday show.