FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:11:34 -07:00US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/478719139ffe4e67a8e944e34deade93Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:04:41 GMTDETROIT (AP) — American drivers want to get noticed again.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/478719139ffe4e67a8e944e34deade93The Latest: Fatal shooting outside Mississippi courthousehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/396da84088094a93a497cd8ff2f37bcaMon, 03 Aug 2015 16:27:03 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — The latest on a fatal shooting outside a Mississippi courthouse (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/396da84088094a93a497cd8ff2f37bcaSoldiers in Hungary begin building fence to stop migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed6b4bd627144e9f91142abd2304175aMon, 03 Aug 2015 16:02:25 GMTASOTTHALOM, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian soldiers started building a fence Monday on the border with Serbia, an effort meant to stop the rising flow of migrants trying to enter the European Union.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed6b4bd627144e9f91142abd2304175aInvestigation Discovery network can get you hooked on crimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4677324ee624483a65b0a70029605e9Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:55:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Henry Schleiff wants to simplify your life.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4677324ee624483a65b0a70029605e9Sheriff: Man fatally shoots defendant waiting at courthousehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7350cae62f7c481b99f5be5af1e88317Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:33:40 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man fatally shot a defendant waiting in a small courtyard outside a county courthouse in Mississippi on Monday morning, and a suspect is in custody, law enforcement officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7350cae62f7c481b99f5be5af1e88317New York attorney general to investigate woman's jail deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/428e6195a98746b5b0f0c7ec3debc66cMon, 03 Aug 2015 16:33:19 GMTWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The state's top prosecutor said Monday that he will investigate the jail cell death of a mother of eight who waited two days for arraignment on a shoplifting arrest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/428e6195a98746b5b0f0c7ec3debc66cNew Mexico governor: Keep worshipping after church blastshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f7c4fdcd0e34198a35d2994584647b8Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:45:58 GMTLAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The governor told southern New Mexico residents to keep attending houses of worship after small explosions outside two churches put parishioners on edge.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f7c4fdcd0e34198a35d2994584647b8Family of woman sent home during heart attack gets $275,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/068127efd0124c10a8d94a89db2ec295Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:45:53 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Relatives of an Ohio woman who died after being sent home from a hospital while having a heart attack have reached a $275,000 settlement with the facility.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/068127efd0124c10a8d94a89db2ec295Retailers to pay New York $300,000 in toy gun settlementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/988581b114234066a75dc186faad5e5dMon, 03 Aug 2015 16:05:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Retailers including Wal-Mart, Sears and Amazon have agreed to halt the sales of realistic-looking toy guns in New York and pay over $300,000 in penalties, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/988581b114234066a75dc186faad5e5dThe Latest: Texas GOP says charges part of 'sloppy process'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5b445266f894d709445b3fb517f6d79Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:39:45 GMTMcKINNEY, Texas (AP) — The latest on Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who has been charged with felony securities fraud (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5b445266f894d709445b3fb517f6d79Investigators for missing Malaysia flight meet in Parishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcc35a34f048430ea53c5381045bed13Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:02:46 GMTPARIS (AP) — French and Malaysian investigators cleared their last hurdle before launching a probe that many hope will solve the mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, meeting with a judge in Paris Monday after the arrival of a wing fragment that possibly belonged to the doomed aircraft.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcc35a34f048430ea53c5381045bed13Retrial in case of missing boy Etan Patz set for next yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85f8edf9828b46e49c7c5078dc6aec0cMon, 03 Aug 2015 16:55:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The retrial of a suspect in the 1979 kidnapping and slaying of Etan Patz (AY'-tahn payts) in New York City has been scheduled for early next year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85f8edf9828b46e49c7c5078dc6aec0cPleas filed for 2 Oklahoma brothers in family stabbingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e321788062ce4a21b144db0cbc0b3c78Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:32:34 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — A judge entered not guilty pleas Monday for two brothers charged with stabbing their parents and three siblings to death last month at their suburban Tulsa home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e321788062ce4a21b144db0cbc0b3c78Creators of destroyed hitchhiking robot mull rebuildhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce56fa7748064f01a9545c8c7674edfbMon, 03 Aug 2015 16:32:27 GMTTORONTO (AP) — The Canadian talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot that met its untimely end in the United States over the weekend might be given another chance at life.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce56fa7748064f01a9545c8c7674edfbTroop reinforcements march on key rebel-held base in Yemenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30622ef78b514a2fbf8b2fb5ef6103b0Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:50:45 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Hundreds of pro-government troops and dozens of tanks and armored personnel carriers pushed north toward the al-Anad military base in Yemen on Monday, as Saudi-led coalition airstrikes cleared the path for their advance, military officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30622ef78b514a2fbf8b2fb5ef6103b0UK state to start selling shares in nationalized bank RBShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e684d6f8e0344e29a9148d39ada44045Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:08:25 GMTLONDON (AP) — The British government said Monday it will start selling its majority stake in taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland — the first step in recovering money from the country's costliest-ever bank rescue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e684d6f8e0344e29a9148d39ada44045Missing Special Olympics athlete turns up 350 miles awayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26e586e00e224dd9aa167aa44e258165Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:08:44 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — An Albanian athlete who disappeared from the Special Olympics in Los Angeles turned up safe early Monday 350 miles away in the San Francisco Bay Area.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26e586e00e224dd9aa167aa44e258165Sjostrom and Hosszu set world marks at swim championshipshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2e0e5724e094e4382cc9a276252a19cMon, 03 Aug 2015 16:51:55 GMTKAZAN, Russia (AP) — The women are getting it done at the world swimming championships.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2e0e5724e094e4382cc9a276252a19cBrett Eldredge selected to judge Miss America pageanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/197eb7b738d5442db1e8da0da57caac6Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:52:41 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Country singer Brett Eldredge is the first of seven judges to be announced for ABC's live broadcast of the 2016 Miss America competition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/197eb7b738d5442db1e8da0da57caac6Hunters in Africa say they have a role in conservationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6c70f41c65241c0b6d8be740fe0fcf7Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:14:02 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — In 1910, Theodore Roosevelt headed a Smithsonian hunting and trapping expedition in Africa that included colleagues who prepared the wildlife he killed for shipment back to America. The former U.S. president and his son, Kermit, shot hundreds of animals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6c70f41c65241c0b6d8be740fe0fcf7The Latest: Suspect's relative wounded in earlier shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ecdf583493c40188dec44e225146a61Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:04:50 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — The latest on a fatal shooting outside a Mississippi courthouse (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ecdf583493c40188dec44e225146a61House GOP says it has the votes to disapprove of Iran dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0add327e891d4803a1a8007d4e290487Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:46:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans said Monday that they have the votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped of their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0add327e891d4803a1a8007d4e290487Alpha Natural files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protectionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0644af88eba74ebeb4d21679be415805Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:00:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the country's biggest coal producers, became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy protection amid an historic shift in the electric power sector brought on by cheap natural gas prices and pollution regulations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0644af88eba74ebeb4d21679be415805Haase advances as Monaco pulls out injured at Generali Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c88db2e7d1dc4fd39821943cd907b030Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:41:45 GMTKITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Two-time former champion Robin Haase of the Netherlands advanced to the second round of the Generali Open on Monday after his opponent Juan Monaco pulled out in the second set with a right-wrist injury.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c88db2e7d1dc4fd39821943cd907b030Cranes fall on houses in Netherlands, injuries reportedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eef83f1e1ba4586821c80dc0b5f8f93Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:32:00 GMTAMSTERDAM (AP) — Two cranes being used in the restoration of a bridge in a central Dutch city fell onto a row of buildings Monday, flattening apartments and small shops. Local media reported up to 20 people were injured.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eef83f1e1ba4586821c80dc0b5f8f93The Latest: Theater shooting jury decides sentencing stephttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16d47b80adea4d48bf69ab6eb7107187Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:41:37 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16d47b80adea4d48bf69ab6eb7107187Prosecutor: White officer panicked before shooting black manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23fabd7fd96a40598288e08abdeefcc2Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:40:34 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A white Charlotte police officer on trial for the on-duty killing of a black man panicked and didn't identify himself or give any commands before shooting 12 times at the agitated man seeking help in an unfamiliar neighborhood after a car crash, a prosecutor said during opening statements Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23fabd7fd96a40598288e08abdeefcc2School report: Illinois players' allegations unfoundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fee20a7f9af24dd0a3cd0eaa6ac2c7afMon, 03 Aug 2015 16:12:03 GMTCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago law firm hired by the University of Illinois to investigate allegations of racially motivated mistreatment made by former women's basketball players concluded in a report released Monday that those charges are unfounded.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fee20a7f9af24dd0a3cd0eaa6ac2c7afReporters arrested during Ferguson protests settle lawsuitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4121f4f36bf344d29213b415ed97bf1fMon, 03 Aug 2015 17:05:21 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two journalists arrested last year during Ferguson police shooting protests have reached settlements in lawsuits against St. Louis County.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4121f4f36bf344d29213b415ed97bf1fTexas' attorney general charged with securities fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1818048013b34828bd5a35779e33afc7Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:33:59 GMTMcKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton turned himself in Monday to face charges that he misled investors and didn't disclose money he made for referring financial clients as part of his private business before becoming the state's top lawyer in January.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1818048013b34828bd5a35779e33afc7US stocks edge lower as energy sector slumpshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aad341ca1184b06a0f4aaa3296a2feeMon, 03 Aug 2015 16:26:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged lower on Monday, led by a slumping energy sector as the price of oil continued to fall. Investors were also watching the latest earnings releases. Tyson Foods dropped after cutting its earnings outlook for the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aad341ca1184b06a0f4aaa3296a2feeGreek stock market bloodbath as exchange reopenshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba13729c370641e18c184950a5ad4f62Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:08:11 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's top companies lost billions in market value in a matter of minutes on Monday, when the stock exchange plunged upon reopening after a five-week closure and investors worried over a dramatic new drop in the economy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba13729c370641e18c184950a5ad4f62Police: Messages for No. 1 Mafioso hidden in Sicilian soilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa1337e2facc4421957ec8d0dd7db851Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:01:03 GMTROME (AP) — The No. 1 Cosa Nostra fugitive communicates with henchmen using written messages buried in dirt or hidden under boulders on sheep ranches and comes and goes from Sicily, possibly thanks to high-level protection, investigators said Monday after nabbing some of his alleged accomplices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa1337e2facc4421957ec8d0dd7db851Forrest Bird, inventor of medical respirators, dies at 94http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68575a4a98774c0f909b73564dc85b34Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:38:42 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Forrest Bird, an inventor whose medical respirators breathed life into millions of patients around the world, has died. He was 94.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68575a4a98774c0f909b73564dc85b34National Park Service buries report on effigy mounds scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d128a675f7e40f180b913cd3344fed0Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:41:04 GMTIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The National Park Service has shelved a blistering internal report that details a "decade of dysfunction" as the agency allowed dozens of illegal construction projects to cause significant damage to an ancient Iowa burial ground that Indian tribes consider sacred.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d128a675f7e40f180b913cd3344fed0US begins armed drone flights from Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c393960630140498a74eed4abd641eeMon, 03 Aug 2015 17:05:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the military for the first time conducted armed drone missions out of Turkey last weekend, and is planning to conduct manned aircraft flights from Incirlik Air Base.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c393960630140498a74eed4abd641eeAttorney to review surveillance of man charged in bomb plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/790b50b4eedc4d35996ccc78b8dd0a12Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:01:24 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A bail hearing was postponed Monday for a Florida Keys man described by the FBI as an Islamic State sympathizer who plotted to detonate a backpack bomb at a beach.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/790b50b4eedc4d35996ccc78b8dd0a12Prosecutor: Albuquerque officers escalated fatal encounterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17ef96621c3044338a0c7eee463c9b1cMon, 03 Aug 2015 16:00:10 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A special prosecutor says Albuquerque police unnecessarily escalated an encounter last year that ended in the fatal shooting of a homeless man.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17ef96621c3044338a0c7eee463c9b1cWeather helps crews battling massive California wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42eab277b4ab417aabcf16f25328914dMon, 03 Aug 2015 16:17:37 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Cooler weather helped crews make inroads Monday against a massive Northern California wildfire that tore through two dozen homes, threatened thousands more and forced scores of people to flee the flames.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42eab277b4ab417aabcf16f25328914dCo-founder of Mr. Coffee company dies in Ohio at age 91http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6180208f27284e74afaba70bddaeb272Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:08:27 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Vincent Marotta, one of the co-founders of the iconic Mr. Coffee brand that helped revolutionize how Americans make their morning brew, died Saturday at his home in suburban Cleveland. He was 91.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6180208f27284e74afaba70bddaeb272Police: 9/11 memorial visitor carried 2 loaded handgunshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de6dc9b5272845c5a12965cca17d88b1Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:39:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a tourist has been arrested on charges she carried two loaded handguns at the Sept. 11 memorial in New York City.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de6dc9b5272845c5a12965cca17d88b1Turkey, Kurd rebels gear up for return to all-out conflicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c891c3b84bea45d3abbd85686aa579eaMon, 03 Aug 2015 16:35:37 GMTLICE, Turkey (AP) — The military helicopters swooped in over the Kurdish heartland and dropped white incendiary powder on a raging brush fire — igniting a massive conflagration that raced through the mountains, devouring orchards and livestock. For Kurds living in nearby Lice, the recent Turkish operation brought back memories of the traumatic days in the 1990s when the army twice burned the town to the ground.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c891c3b84bea45d3abbd85686aa579eaProsecutors: Woman fatally beat family dog, bragged about ithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/866069b0c8844fe4922f5a328e652e64Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:55:04 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A woman has been arrested on charges she used a shovel and claw hammer to fatally beat her family's dog, then bragged about it, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/866069b0c8844fe4922f5a328e652e64Party on, Abe: Illinois named top party school in the UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4be7f5618e034fd1b3a88c9a78420e77Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:06:54 GMTCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and light-emitting diodes, or LED.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4be7f5618e034fd1b3a88c9a78420e77Kraft recalls cheese slices for choking riskhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82d8a15a0a6c427d906a31e3dc0e137dMon, 03 Aug 2015 16:58:54 GMTThe Kraft Heinz Co. is voluntarily recalling about 36,000 cases of Kraft Singles cheese products because some of the packaging film may stick to the slices and pose a choking hazard.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82d8a15a0a6c427d906a31e3dc0e137dWoman accused of hiring hit man to kill ex gets probationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/491f6a336f0b4c69948d19c3e6fe8bf8Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:04:13 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman charged with hiring a hit man to kill her ex-husband during a child custody dispute has been sentenced to five years of probation in a plea deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/491f6a336f0b4c69948d19c3e6fe8bf8Report: US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeb503f682364208ac909b27c447cfe2Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:18:17 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday. The coalition had no immediate comment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeb503f682364208ac909b27c447cfe2Death toll from Pakistan flash floods rises to 118http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c6e994143c045558a90d14f3b677502Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:52:02 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — The death toll from flash floods triggered by seasonal monsoon rains in various parts of Pakistan has risen to 118 and floodwater has inundated vast areas, leaving tens of thousands homeless, authorities said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c6e994143c045558a90d14f3b677502Theater shooting jury decides whether execution still optionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05315d91ddc147ac97c26059b62e0598Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:00:32 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial reached a decision Monday on whether to keep the death penalty as an option for gunman James Holmes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05315d91ddc147ac97c26059b62e0598The Latest: Texas attorney general charged with fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/680c99710fd64ad0a8bf6f453e7340b7Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:00:24 GMTMcKINNEY, Texas (AP) — The latest on Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who has been charged with felony securities fraud (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/680c99710fd64ad0a8bf6f453e7340b7