FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Aug 2016 17:27:53 -07:00Food stamp fraud suspects to make religious defense argument, 30 Aug 2016 23:09:29 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Polygamous sect members accused of food stamp fraud may testify at an upcoming hearing in an attempt to persuade a judge they were following religiously rooted communal living practices and not breaking the law. Salvador judge orders ex-attorney general remain in jail, 30 Aug 2016 23:46:49 GMTSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A judge in El Salvador has ordered that the country's former attorney general remain in jail on new charges that he divulged intercepted telephone conversations in prosecuting a Roman Catholic priest from Spain in 2014. 11 injured when ferry hits kayakers on Hudson River, 31 Aug 2016 00:04:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Authorities in New York say 11 kayakers were injured when they were hit by a ferry on the Hudson River. south entrance reopens after wildfire closure, 30 Aug 2016 23:15:31 GMTYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The south entrance to Yellowstone National Park reopened Tuesday after being closed for more than a week because of a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park. Latest: Chris Brown's home search after gun allegation, 30 Aug 2016 23:55:20 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a police response at the Los Angeles home of singer Chris Brown (all times local): wins US OK for biosimilar version of Amgen's Enbrel, 30 Aug 2016 22:29:31 GMTU.S. regulators on Tuesday approved the first lower-cost version of Enbrel, a blockbuster anti-inflammatory drug from Amgen that is among the top-selling drugs in the world. leaving post as president of MIS, 31 Aug 2016 00:03:02 GMTBROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Roger Curtis is leaving his position as president of Michigan International Speedway. man with British title to stay jailed in Vegas, 30 Aug 2016 23:28:17 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — An Australian man who identifies himself as the 13th Duke of Manchester will remain jailed in Las Vegas at least until next month, pending possible resolution of felony false police report and burglary charges carrying a maximum penalty of 14 years in prison, a judge said Tuesday. want info on driver of bus that crashed, killing 2, 30 Aug 2016 23:22:05 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's U.S. senators and the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman are asking the Department of Homeland Security for information about the man identified as the driver of a bus that hit a firetruck and other vehicles in Louisiana, killing two people and injuring three dozen. to chase dream, Tebow shows power in MLB workout, 30 Aug 2016 23:26:55 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Tebow crushed a batting-practice fastball with a confident left-handed swing, sending it into the trees next to the scoreboard beyond right field. lawsuit pending, Bouchard out at US Open, 31 Aug 2016 00:15:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard wrung her hands at her post-match news conference. She rubbed her lower lip. She squeezed her left arm. convicted on charges in high school basketball rape case, 30 Aug 2016 22:30:19 GMTSEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — One Tennessee high school basketball player was found guilty of aggravated rape and two others were found guilty of aggravated assault against a freshman teammate, a person familiar with the juvenile court case said Tuesday. Latest: In another Tomic outburst, lewd comments to fan, 31 Aug 2016 00:07:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): Latest: Murphy beats Grayson to face Rubio for Senate, 31 Aug 2016 00:16:53 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's primary (all times local): prompts evacuations of 200 homes in California, 30 Aug 2016 23:37:22 GMTBANNING, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say a wildfire tearing through brush east of Los Angeles has destroyed an outbuilding and forced 700 people from their homes. forces US to decide whether 9 species endangered, 30 Aug 2016 23:40:44 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. government agreed Tuesday to decide over the next several years if federal protections are needed to help a small, fanged predator of the Northern Rockies, massive alligator snapping turtles in the South and seven other troubled species that in some cases have awaited action for years. wore girlfriend's ashes to fatal crash sentencing, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:57 GMTMUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan man wore a vial containing his girlfriend's ashes when he was sentenced to jail in a crash that killed her and her unborn child. issues transit visas to surge of African migrants, 30 Aug 2016 23:57:38 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican immigration authorities say 424 migrants from African countries arrived at the southern state of Chiapas over two days last week. investigating lead at Indiana housing complex, 30 Aug 2016 23:55:27 GMTEAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — An attorney for families in an Indiana public housing complex slated to be demolished because of lead contamination says he's investigating whether public officials knew about the problem and allowed children to be "poisoned." Source: Indians, Athletics agree to trade Coco Crisp, 30 Aug 2016 23:48:40 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the trade says the Cleveland Indians are nearing a deal to acquire outfielder Coco Crisp from the Oakland Athletics. cuts short the sentences of 111 federal inmates, 30 Aug 2016 22:09:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama cut short on Tuesday the sentences of 111 federal inmates in another round of commutations for those convicted of nonviolent drug offenses. paying $200M to settle lawsuit over disabled housing, 30 Aug 2016 22:41:37 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles agreed Tuesday to spend at least $200 million over a decade to provide thousands of apartments for people with disabilities. disagree over Syria chemical sanctions, 31 Aug 2016 00:06:41 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council failed to agree Tuesday on whether Syria merited sanctions over the use of chemical weapons, with Russia questioning the evidence from an independent commission that found government forces were behind at least two such attacks. woman sues Austin after being thrown down amid arrest, 30 Aug 2016 23:31:32 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A black Texas teacher is suing the state's capital after being thrown to the ground by one white officer during a traffic stop, and then being told by another that blacks have "violent tendencies." calls: 'Gunshots going like crazy' in Pulse nightclub, 30 Aug 2016 22:06:12 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Friends and relatives of patrons trapped in a gay Florida nightclub where a mass shooting left 49 people dead asked police dispatchers why it was taking so long for their loved ones to be rescued. Latest: 2009 champ del Potro wins in return to US Open, 30 Aug 2016 23:28:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): OKs $2.2M more for lawyers in Flint water crisis, 30 Aug 2016 22:37:48 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has approved spending up to $2.2 million more in state money for outside legal services related to Flint's lead-tainted water crisis. challenge, sheriff's latest bid top Arizona primary, 31 Aug 2016 00:13:17 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Primary challenges to two of the state's longest-serving Republicans are drawing attention as Arizona voters head to the polls Tuesday. who tossed crickets on subway train arrested, 31 Aug 2016 00:10:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn woman who tossed hundreds of live crickets and worms on a crowded subway train last week as part of a video prank was arrested Tuesday. identified as rapper T-Pain's niece, killed in Florida, 30 Aug 2016 22:29:39 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Police say a 23-year-old woman later identified by rapper and record-producer T-Pain as his niece was fatally stabbed outside a drug store in Tallahassee. Angeles police: Singer Chris Brown arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, 31 Aug 2016 00:10:07 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police: Singer Chris Brown arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. to expand Waze carpooling service in San Francisco, 30 Aug 2016 23:15:51 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is preparing to expand a San Francisco carpooling program in a move that could that could set up a showdown with its one-time ally, the popular ride-hailing service Uber. mayor unveils plan for new police oversight agency, 31 Aug 2016 00:17:01 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday released a proposed ordinance that creates a new agency to investigate police misconduct to replace the agency that came under fire in the wake of a video of a police shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.'s convicted ex-top prosecutor swiftly replaced, 30 Aug 2016 22:25:53 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers made a hasty return to the state Capitol from their summer recess on Tuesday as they rushed through a replacement for the state's convicted ex-attorney general. Latest: Venus Williams advances in 3 sets at US Open, 30 Aug 2016 23:08:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): Woman used feds' fake university to get visas, 30 Aug 2016 22:14:20 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A woman accused of participating in a student visa pay-to-stay scam uncovered when authorities set up a fake university with no professors or classes was indicted on Tuesday by a federal grand jury. of 5 adults found at gutted Southern California home, 30 Aug 2016 22:45:55 GMTTEMECULA, Calif. (AP) — The remains of five adults were found after a fire that gutted a board-and-care home southeast of Los Angeles, authorities said Tuesday. Latest: Rubio wins GOP nomination to seek second term, 31 Aug 2016 00:05:10 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's primary (all times local):, hepatitis C outbreak victims reach settlement, 30 Aug 2016 23:59:07 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Trinity Health and its hospital in Minot have agreed in principal on a legal settlement with 21 victims of the largest hepatitis C outbreak in recent U.S. history, though Trinity's legal fight with a nursing home where most people were sickened will continue. Rep. Patrick Murphy beats Alan Grayson for Democratic nomination to face Sen. Rubio in Florida, 31 Aug 2016 00:16:04 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy beats Alan Grayson for Democratic nomination to face Sen. Rubio in Florida., county leaders hold special meeting after girl's death, 30 Aug 2016 22:49:17 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — City and county officials have called a special meeting to address what led to the brutal slaying of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl in the hopes of identifying opportunities for the community to better protect children. Rubio wins Florida GOP nomination to seek second Senate term, 31 Aug 2016 00:03:31 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Marco Rubio wins Florida GOP nomination to seek second Senate term. Latest: Buffett, Bon Jovi help Clinton raise money, 30 Aug 2016 23:30:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): stock up, board up as hurricane hurtles toward Hawaii, 30 Aug 2016 23:59:59 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Residents of Hawaii's Big Island were evacuating animals and stockpiling water Tuesday, bracing for what could be the first hurricane to make landfall in the state in decades. Angeles developer buys iconic Tribune Tower in Chicago, 30 Aug 2016 23:48:34 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The iconic Tribune Tower on Chicago's Michigan Avenue will have a new owner. prompts evacuations of mobile home park, houses, 30 Aug 2016 23:02:49 GMTBANNING, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire tearing through brush east of Los Angeles has forced the evacuation of a mobile home park and scattered houses. farmworkers on edge over historic overtime bill, 30 Aug 2016 23:28:02 GMTMENDOTA, Calif. (AP) — Many California farmworkers who make up the backbone of the nation's No. 1 agricultural state on Tuesday were praising historic legislation that brings them closer to receiving the same overtime pay as the rest of the state's workers who are paid by the hour. chase with deaf man reached 100 mph, included crash, 30 Aug 2016 22:16:04 GMTRadio traffic released by authorities indicates that a North Carolina state trooper chasing a deaf driver reached speeds of up to 100 mph before the driver was shot and killed in sight of his Charlotte home. documents 72 mass graves left by IS militants, 30 Aug 2016 22:27:26 GMTHARDAN, Iraq (AP) — Peering through binoculars, the young man watched as Islamic State extremists gunned down the handcuffed men and then buried them with a waiting bulldozer. For six days he watched as IS filled one grave after another with his friends and neighbors. bodies found in burned California care home for disabled, 31 Aug 2016 00:17:50 GMTTEMECULA, Calif. (AP) — The bodies of five people were found after a fire gutted a board-and-care home for developmentally disabled people southeast of Los Angeles, authorities said Tuesday.