FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 11 Feb 2016 11:11:45 -08:005 indicted in 2015 New York City gas explosion that killed 2, 11 Feb 2016 18:50:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A building owner and four others were arrested Thursday on manslaughter, negligent homicide and other charges in connection with a gas explosion last year that killed two people and leveled three Manhattan buildings. administration opening 2-front campaign on Syria, 11 Feb 2016 18:18:01 GMTMUNICH (AP) — The Obama administration opened a two-front campaign on Syria on Thursday with a push to end one war there and step up another. Lewis on Sanders' civil rights work: 'Never saw him', 11 Feb 2016 19:01:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' 1960s work on racial equality, saying, "I never saw him. I never met him." charges filed against Tennessee officers who killed man, 11 Feb 2016 18:32:24 GMTCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The district attorney's office will not file charges against six Tennessee police officers who fatally shot a black man after authorities say he threatened a child and an officer. judge charged in death of son left in hot car, 11 Feb 2016 18:37:56 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge has been arrested on a complaint of negligent homicide after the death of his son in the back seat of a hot car last summer. Latest: Sheriff shares more details of fatal shootings, 11 Feb 2016 18:06:26 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a gunman fatally shooting two sheriff's deputies and being killed in a shootout (all times local): Latest: Cliven Bundy charged with assault, conspiracy, 11 Feb 2016 18:19:17 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): app data collection helps campaign read minds of voters, 11 Feb 2016 18:47:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Protecting the privacy of law-abiding citizens from the government is a pillar of Ted Cruz's Republican presidential candidacy, but his campaign is testing the limits of siphoning personal data from supporters. mayor apologizes for billing family of dead boy, 11 Feb 2016 18:07:50 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The mayor of Cleveland has apologized for the city sending a claim to the estate of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy fatally shot by a white officer, seeking $500 for transporting the boy by ambulance to a hospital. Latest: Suspect had brush with police in Florida, 11 Feb 2016 19:04:56 GMTABINGDON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a gunman fatally shooting two sheriff's deputies and being killed in a shootout (all times local): appoints Zeina Karam news director for Lebanon and Syria, 11 Feb 2016 17:58:21 GMTCAIRO (AP) — The Associated Press has named Zeina Karam as its news director for Lebanon and Syria, a new position that consolidates leadership in video, text and photo coverage. Latest: Bevin says his focus is fixing 'fiscal crisis', 11 Feb 2016 18:03:40 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on former Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear's effort to oppose Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's effort to dismantle the state's health care program known as kynect (all times local): candidates head to Miami to meet CONCACAF in crisis, 11 Feb 2016 17:58:51 GMTThe five FIFA presidential candidates meet in Miami on Friday with the election's most inscrutable voters who are deep in their own leadership race amid a financial crisis. beaten by Cibulkova in St. Petersburg, 11 Feb 2016 18:36:28 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki was knocked out of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy by Dominika Cibulkova 6-4, 7-5 after a heated dispute with the umpire over a mistaken call. orders northeast Iowa zoo to remove tigers, lemurs, 11 Feb 2016 18:14:48 GMTCEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The owners of a private northeast Iowa zoo must remove their tigers and lemurs after a federal judge ruled that they failed to provide appropriate living conditions for the endangered animals. Report says EPA knew mine spill was possible, 11 Feb 2016 18:16:18 GMTDENVER (AP) — A probe of a mine waste accident in Colorado that fouled rivers in three states with arsenic, lead and other toxic substances has found further evidence that government workers knew a spill from the gold mine was possible, according to documents released Thursday by a U.S. House committee. film 'National Parks Adventure' celebrates parks, 11 Feb 2016 18:36:00 GMTA new IMAX movie debuts Friday, starring geysers, red rock canyons, mountaintops and redwood forests. Oregon occupiers apparently surrender; 1 refusing to go, 11 Feb 2016 18:43:15 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — Three of the four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon apparently turned themselves in Thursday, a day after authorities moved in to the property nearly six weeks into the takeover and arrested a figure in the fight against federal control of public lands. verdict for ex-Chad dictator accused of war crimes, 11 Feb 2016 17:59:53 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The judge presiding over the trial for Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre who faces charges of crimes against humanity, torture and war crimes during his rule has said a verdict will be given by May 30. dead, 12 injured in riot at northern Mexico prison, 11 Feb 2016 18:31:22 GMTMONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A brutal fight between rival factions killed 52 inmates and injured 12 at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state governor said. Interview: Union head Tony Clark pitches for more jobs, 11 Feb 2016 18:38:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — With spring training approaching and dozens of players still seeking jobs, union leader Tony Clark concluded baseball's current system needs change. police arrest ex-president of construction company, 11 Feb 2016 17:57:11 GMTSAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police have arrested the former president of construction giant Andrade Gutierrez for his suspected role in a bribery scandal involving the state-owned company that operates Brazil's two nuclear power plants. eyes brokered convention after NH setback, 11 Feb 2016 19:03:31 GMTOKATIE, S.C. (AP) — The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party's presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention. settles lawsuit against Univision, 11 Feb 2016 19:07:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump and Univision said Thursday they have resolved the lawsuit that the Republican presidential contender filed after the company decided last summer not to broadcast the Miss Universe and Miss USA pageants. appoints new head of Shin Bet security agency, 11 Feb 2016 19:06:55 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has appointed a new head of its shadowy Shin Bet internal security agency. says precise location of Iran's enriched uranium unknown, 11 Feb 2016 18:52:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department official says the U.S. does not know the precise location of tons of low-enriched uranium shipped out of Iran on a Russian vessel under the landmark nuclear agreement. report details EPA missteps in Colorado mine spill, 11 Feb 2016 19:06:14 GMTDENVER (AP) — A probe of a mine waste accident in Colorado that fouled rivers in three states with arsenic, lead and other toxic substances has found further evidence that government workers knew a spill from the gold mine was possible, according to documents released Thursday by a U.S. House committee. Leader of New Jersey gang Grape Street Crips indicted, 11 Feb 2016 18:15:33 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities in New Jersey say they've arrested the reputed leader of one of the state's most violent street gangs, the Grape Street Crips. newsman Joe Danborn named AP's Rockies news editor, 11 Feb 2016 18:36:01 GMTDENVER (AP) — Joe Danborn, a veteran editor for the Associated Press, has been named Rockies news editor for the cooperative. flock to 72-degree springs to escape cold, 11 Feb 2016 19:01:35 GMTCRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. (AP) — Like most sensible creatures, manatees — the sea cows that live in the waters around Florida — seek warmth when it's cold. gives final OK to banning local Internet taxes, 11 Feb 2016 18:35:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service. Clooney hopes to meet Merkel to discuss refugees, 11 Feb 2016 19:02:50 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Actor George Clooney says he plans to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the situation in Syria, which has contributed to the surge in refugees coming to Europe over the past year. chief predicting 'tangible gains' in Iraq, Syria, 11 Feb 2016 18:26:37 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter predicted on Thursday that recent U.S.-led efforts to accelerate the fight against the Islamic State group would produce "tangible gains" in Iraq and Syria by March, even as coalition partners pledged to expand and deepen their military contributions. convicted in death of officer hit by another driver, 11 Feb 2016 18:57:51 GMTMINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York man was convicted Thursday in the death of a police officer responding to a crash on the Long Island Expressway even though the officer was struck and killed by another motorist. aims to reset campaign with focus on black voters, 11 Feb 2016 18:20:47 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, placing outreach to those communities at the center of her strategy to retool her 2016 bid. Rico pushes tax incentives for wealthy amid crisis, 11 Feb 2016 18:43:12 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's government is trying to convince hundreds of wealthy investors to move to the U.S. territory, hoping they could help lift it out of a deepening economic crisis. York City Council speaker seeks criminal justice reforms, 11 Feb 2016 18:26:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The speaker of the New York City Council vowed Thursday to push for criminal justice reforms, including the elimination of hundreds of thousands of outstanding warrants, to unclog the court system and shrink the inmate population to the point that officials could consider eventually closing the troubled Rikers Island jail. illness sickens 174 students at Pennsylvania college, 11 Feb 2016 18:00:11 GMTCOLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The number of students sickened by a mystery illness at Ursinus College in eastern Pennsylvania has risen to over 170. no frozen lake, sail team gets early start this winter, 11 Feb 2016 18:50:01 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont sailing team usually has to wait for the ice to thaw on Lake Champlain in March before getting their boats into the water, cutting into an already tight window for practice., Texas state hospital reach deal on Zika vaccine, 11 Feb 2016 18:22:51 GMTBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil has signed an agreement with a Texas research hospital to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus, the country's health minister said Thursday, adding the goal is for the vaccine to be ready for clinical testing within 12 months. Latest: Live stream indicates 3 surrender in standoff, 11 Feb 2016 18:05:07 GMTBURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): El Paso ready to show off for papal tourists, 11 Feb 2016 18:19:55 GMTEL PASO, Texas (AP) — No longer the desolate space it was a few years ago, downtown El Paso is ripe with new hotels, bars, restaurants — and bulldozers that herald the planned construction of a streetcar, a children's museum, a Mexican-American cultural center and new mixed-used buildings. scare over, Bosh ready to enjoy another All-Star trip, 11 Feb 2016 18:52:33 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Chris Bosh sees no need to reflect on where he was at this time last year. inside, outside during South African nation speech, 11 Feb 2016 18:13:44 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Opposition members disrupted the South African president's state-of-the-nation address on Thursday, with some lawmakers walking out of the joint session.'Affluenza' teen postpones court appearance, 11 Feb 2016 18:43:25 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck has waived his right to a detention hearing. Stars Hollow faces back for 'Gilmore Girls' reboot, 11 Feb 2016 18:44:59 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Some familiar Stars Hollow faces will be on hand for the "Gilmore Girls" reboot. judge orders man deported for concealing Bosnia war past, 11 Feb 2016 17:58:02 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A man who came to the U.S. as a refugee from war-torn Bosnia almost two decades ago will be deported for concealing a long criminal past in his home country, including the murder of an elderly Serbian neighbor, a federal judge ordered Thursday. cautiously eyes 3rd party presidential bid, 11 Feb 2016 18:06:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg sees an opportunity emerging in presidential politics after Hillary Clinton's blowout defeat in New Hampshire combined with Donald Trump's ascension in the tumultuous Republican race. virus has phones ringing at pest control, travel firms, 11 Feb 2016 18:54:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Some small U.S. companies are getting an influx in calls — and in some cases, unexpected business— due to fears about the Zika virus. Scientists detect Einstein's gravity ripples, 11 Feb 2016 18:10:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.