FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Sep 2017 13:43:56 -07:00The Latest: Congress urged to witness damage in Puerto Rico, 22 Sep 2017 19:33:09 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): Latest: Mexico raises earthquake death toll to 293, 22 Sep 2017 20:22:15 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Mexico's major earthquake (all times local): brain disease explain Aaron Hernandez's behavior?, 22 Sep 2017 20:04:44 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Former football star Aaron Hernandez' brain was riddled with damage from a degenerative brain disease linked with head blows, but that doesn't necessarily explain the troubles that plagued his young life. donates $100k to Mexican earthquake relief, 22 Sep 2017 20:17:04 GMTShawn Mendes has launched an online fundraiser to help those affected by the Mexican earthquake just days after he escaped safely from the quake ahead of a planned show in Mexico City, an incident he called "pretty scary." Halloween highway horror: Flaming pumpkins jam traffic, 22 Sep 2017 19:33:18 GMTSAN ANTONIO, Fla. (AP) — In an early Halloween highway horror, a truckload of burning pumpkins blocked traffic on a Florida interstate. comic series to feature scenery from Portland, Maine, 22 Sep 2017 19:49:49 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Holy hometown, Batman! and Scana fall while CarMax and Finish Line soar, 22 Sep 2017 20:30:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: Coulter says she won't attend Berkeley free speech event, 22 Sep 2017 20:07:32 GMTBERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — When computer science major Lindsay Nichols considers the possibility of a "Free Speech Week" featuring right-wing firebrands at the University of California, Berkeley, the first word that comes to her mind is "annoyance." Latest: Timeline for Puerto Rico regaining power unclear, 22 Sep 2017 20:01:15 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): Rico without electricity, worries about failing dam, 22 Sep 2017 19:53:00 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A failing dam prompted emergency evacuations of two towns in northwest Puerto Rico on Friday as the U.S. territory struggled with flooding, an island-wide power blackout and other dangers in Hurricane Maria's wake. bill would make online political ads more transparent, 22 Sep 2017 20:22:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communications. lawsuit tossed in 'halal pepperoni' case, 22 Sep 2017 19:45:29 GMTDETROIT (AP) — A judge dismissed a lawsuit against Little Caesars Pizza that alleged that pork was sold as "halal pepperoni" at a restaurant in a Detroit suburb that has a large Muslim population. Latest: Graham not giving up on health care overhaul, 22 Sep 2017 19:45:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on health care legislation (all times local): calls to move slave auction block from city's downtown, 22 Sep 2017 20:28:22 GMTFREDRICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — An NAACP chapter is asking a Virginia city to move a slave auction block from its downtown.'s asteroid chaser swings by Earth on way to space rock, 22 Sep 2017 19:46:00 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's asteroid-chasing spacecraft swung by Earth on Friday on its way to a space rock. Mysterious website tricks people who put pets on jets, 22 Sep 2017 20:24:09 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A website is tricking people into thinking they're dealing with Delta Air Lines when arranging for their pets to fly on jets, the Atlanta-based company maintains in a new federal lawsuit. Latest: Turkey says Kurdish referendum plans illegal, 22 Sep 2017 19:42:48 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local): man charged under new law that makes bestiality a crime, 22 Sep 2017 19:29:06 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man accused of performing a sex act on a dog has been charged under a new state law that criminalizes bestiality. Was There: Lawyers argue over separate but equal doctrine, 22 Sep 2017 20:17:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: Sixty years ago, nine black students enrolled at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, putting to test a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 1954 that declared segregation in public schools unconstitutional.'s Wiggins considers contract deal without agent, 22 Sep 2017 19:37:03 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Wiggins has a five-year, $148 million contract offer from the Minnesota Timberwolves sitting right in front of him just waiting to be signed. of the tape shows Hendrick Motorsports slumping in '17, 22 Sep 2017 20:09:19 GMTLOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson smacked the wall first and Chase Elliott quickly followed the champion's miscalculated route when his car slammed into about the same spot. The Hendrick Motorsports drivers traded their Chevrolets for John Deere golf cart rides to the medical center. bill would make online ads more transparent, 22 Sep 2017 20:07:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of them. 17 Mississippi St faces No. 17 Georgia in early SEC test, 22 Sep 2017 19:31:39 GMTATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Who's the best team in the Southeastern Conferences? Legionnaires' seemed tied to Flint water switch, 22 Sep 2017 19:32:51 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's former director of disease control says she believes a spike in Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area is related to a switch in the city's water supply. you seen this dog? Mexicans search for missing pets, 22 Sep 2017 19:26:30 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Jack is a small white dog who lives in Mexico City and has been missing since a magnitude 7.1 earthquake startled both humans and their pets when it struck early Tuesday afternoon. agency OKs demolition of lead-contaminated housing, 22 Sep 2017 20:10:22 GMTEAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has approved the demolition of a lead-contaminated public housing complex in northwestern Indiana. joins California's market to sell pollution credits, 22 Sep 2017 19:58:29 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Friday expanded its market for buying and trading permits to emit greenhouse gases to include the Canadian province of Ontario. president: Some women 'make themselves victims', 22 Sep 2017 20:15:31 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — A court filing this week reveals that the former interim president of Baylor University referred to some women who said they had been sexually assaulted as willing victims, amid lingering allegations that the nation's largest Baptist school repeatedly mishandled or stifled claims of sexual and physical abuse. probe says death of Argentine prosecutor a homicide, 22 Sep 2017 19:58:05 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A team of forensic investigators has given a prosecutor a new report on the death of a prosecutor investigating Argentina's worst terrorist attack. A source says it concludes he was a victim of homicide — and didn't kill himself. Latest: Russia urges talks to calm North Korean crisis, 22 Sep 2017 19:52:54 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): Latest: Cassidy says he'll keep working on health care, 22 Sep 2017 20:23:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on health care legislation (all times local): gets 32 years in prison for killing Yale physician, 22 Sep 2017 20:34:44 GMTNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A mentally ill doctor who shot a Yale University physician to death and narrowly missed wounding the victim's pregnant wife was sentenced Friday to 32 years in prison, ending a seven-year legal drama over the gunman's sanity that included forcibly medicating him so he could be competent to stand trial. on moving N Carolina Confederate monuments delayed, 22 Sep 2017 19:34:34 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Seeking further input, a state panel in North Carolina on Friday delayed a decision on whether three Confederate monuments from the grounds of the old Capitol should be moved to a Civil War battlefield in an adjoining county. officer charged with giving drugs to addict-friend, 22 Sep 2017 20:25:11 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former police officer in Vermont has been charged with taking heroin seized in a drug raid and giving it to an addict with whom he was having an intimate relationship. man gets life terms for killing 8 in hair salon, 22 Sep 2017 19:22:20 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing his ex-wife and seven others in a 2011 shooting rampage at the hair salon where she worked. Latest: Lavrov denies Russian interference in US vote, 22 Sep 2017 20:35:58 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): NKorean H-bomb threat push US closer to war?, 22 Sep 2017 20:01:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Would exploding a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific, as North Korea has threatened, push the current war of words between the U.S. and North Korea closer to actual war? Latest: Tax relief proposed for hurricane victims, 22 Sep 2017 20:34:08 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): jumps on moving Colorado police van, takes a ride, 22 Sep 2017 19:27:11 GMTDENVER (AP) — A Colorado Springs police officer heading to an accident scene in a van got a big surprise when a raccoon jumped onto the front windshield of the vehicle and stayed there until the officer pulled over. Latest: St. Louis aldermen honor man killed by officer, 22 Sep 2017 19:23:04 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on unrest in St. Louis following the acquittal of a former police officer I the death of a black man (all times local): Yankee's fans fill 4 trucks with donations in NY, 22 Sep 2017 20:30:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When Daddy Yankee calls, people answer. So when the reggaeton star went on social media to ask fans to help victims of Hurricane Maria in his native Puerto Rico and the earthquake in Mexico, his fans delivered with an avalanche of donations. 'derserves' Moore? Rival site grabs campaign ad typo, 22 Sep 2017 19:49:14 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Because of a misspelling, a bus-sized ad supporting Roy Moore in Alabama's GOP Senate primary directed people to a Democratic candidate's campaign website. panel: Cheap imports hurt US solar industry, 22 Sep 2017 20:20:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to American manufacturers, a U.S. trade commission ruled Friday, raising the possibility of the Trump administration imposing tariffs that could double the price of solar panels from abroad. reviewing HHS chief's private charter flights, 22 Sep 2017 20:33:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators are examining Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's recent use of costly charter flights on the taxpayers' dime for official business. rules reporter must testify in voter suppression case, 22 Sep 2017 20:23:24 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court says a former reporter could be forced to testify against a man accused of sending a bogus email announcing a House candidate was dropping out of the race. advocates say police must improve after fatal shooting, 22 Sep 2017 20:20:27 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Association for the Deaf said Friday that police have reached out since an officer fatally shot a deaf man in Oklahoma City, but that more needs to be done, including teaching officers to recognize the deaf and learn to visually communicate with those who can't hear. filed to stop mining near Yellowstone in Montana, 22 Sep 2017 20:13:07 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Opponents of mining near Yellowstone National Park filed a lawsuit Friday challenging a decision by Montana environmental regulators to allow a Canadian company to explore for precious metals just north of the park. We've still got a long way to go, baby, 22 Sep 2017 19:22:01 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Bobby Riggs' next big spectacle may be a leap off Suicide Bridge in Pasadena, California, while Billie Jean King is just happy to have made a spectacle of the 55-year-old hustler and to have won $200,000 to boot. PLAYS: Moncada could be a top 40 player next season, 22 Sep 2017 20:14:10 GMTA can't miss prospect began to display why he won't, and a former MVP flexed his muscles to save what has been an injury-plagued season. Meanwhile, another Pirates hitter sent chills down his offensive numbers and one of the game's best young talents saw his star dim along with his team's postseason hopes. Ghraib ex-inmates' lawsuit moves ahead in federal court, 22 Sep 2017 19:51:33 GMTALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — After nine years of fits and starts, dismissals and reinstatements, a federal lawsuit filed by one-time inmates at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq against civilian interrogators who worked there is moving ahead.