FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 16 Aug 2017 18:43:12 -07:00Charlottesville victim's mother urges 'righteous action', 16 Aug 2017 23:17:06 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The mother of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville urged mourners at a memorial service Wednesday to "make my child's death worthwhile" by confronting injustice the way she did. Latest: Pence promotes US trade with Latin America, 16 Aug 2017 23:42:36 GMTSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Latin America (all times local): Little leaguers ready to show power at World Series, 17 Aug 2017 01:07:50 GMTSOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Joey Randazzo's teammates marveled as the Grosse Pointe, Michigan, shortstop lifted pitch after pitch over the left field fence during Little League World Series batting practice on Wednesday. sues Birmingham for covering up Confederate monument, 16 Aug 2017 23:59:59 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's attorney general sued the city of Birmingham and its mayor Wednesday for obscuring a Confederate monument in a downtown park, citing a new state law that protects such markers. trade surges in July on strong demand in China, US, 17 Aug 2017 01:10:34 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's exports and imports rose at a fast clip in July, reflecting a recovery in demand in China, Southeast Asia and the U.S., according to data released Thursday. US soldier killed in combat in Afghan; others wounded, 16 Aug 2017 23:50:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says one soldier died and an unspecified number of American and Afghan soldiers were wounded in a combat operation against the Islamic State affiliate in eastern Afghanistan. Latest: Thousands march against bigotry in Philadelphia, 17 Aug 2017 01:17:05 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a memorial service for the woman killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally (all times local): of Texas trailer indicted for 10 passengers' deaths, 17 Aug 2017 00:45:06 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — The driver of a tractor-trailer packed with people illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling operation was indicted Wednesday on charges related to the deaths of 10 people inside. aide: No military solution in North Korea, 17 Aug 2017 01:28:27 GMTBRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon says there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president's recent pledge to answer further aggression with "fire and fury." school teacher convicted of child rape freed early, 17 Aug 2017 00:08:31 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Catholic school teacher convicted of raping a child was released more than a decade early from prison on Wednesday after a judge threw out his conviction amid questions about his accuser's truthfulness. house arrest while woman appeals murder plot conviction, 17 Aug 2017 00:59:16 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill her newlywed husband is heading to prison after a Florida judge denied her request to go free on house arrest as she appeals.'t see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV, 16 Aug 2017 23:50:36 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years. Hernandez shakes Kinsler's hand on field after criticism, 17 Aug 2017 01:04:36 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Umpire Angel Hernandez has shaken hands on the field with Ian Kinsler, a day after the Detroit Tigers second baseman said the veteran ump should find another job.'s bat, Rzepczynski's relief, Mariners beat O's 7-6, 17 Aug 2017 00:19:27 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Yonder Alonso was acquired by the Seattle Mariners to provide power for a playoff push. After a slow start with his new team, he delivered. govt links dissident ex-prosecutor to extortion, 16 Aug 2017 23:45:28 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan authorities raided the house of ousted chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega on Wednesday and said they would seek the arrest of her husband for allegedly running a $6 million extortion ring with corrupt prosecutors under her supervision. chief justice makes runoff in Alabama Senate race, 17 Aug 2017 00:36:27 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Ousted Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is trying to play usurper to deep-pocketed Republican forces after making a runoff with incumbent Sen. Luther Strange in the state's Senate primary. Gordon's go-ahead single in 9th lifts Royals past A's, 17 Aug 2017 00:16:14 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals could have headed home with another squandered late-inning lead and far less momentum as they prepare for an important weekend series against first-place Cleveland. board: 2 experts likely murdered by Congo militia members, 17 Aug 2017 00:46:52 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — A United Nations board of inquiry said two U.N. experts were likely murdered in March by militia members from Congo's violence-torn Kasai region, but it said further investigations and judicial proceedings are needed to determine the identity and motive of the killers. Times' editorial page editor: No apology for Sarah Palin, 17 Aug 2017 00:07:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's lawyer seemed to be fishing for an apology as he grilled an editorial page editor at The New York Times in a federal courtroom on Wednesday. execs shunned Trump panels before he disbanded them, 16 Aug 2017 23:11:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump had pushed many of America's top corporate leaders to the breaking point with his inability to decisively condemn white supremacists — so they huddled on an 11:30 a.m. conference call Wednesday. weighs what to do with Nazi eagle from battleship, 16 Aug 2017 23:13:17 GMTMONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's government is asking political and religious leaders what it should do with a Nazi bronze eagle recovered off its coast in 2006, the defense minister said Wednesday. missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found, 17 Aug 2017 01:00:20 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii on Wednesday for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise. postponed by rain, split doubleheader Thursday, 17 Aug 2017 00:53:57 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have postponed their game against the Cleveland Indians because of rain, scheduling a split doubleheader to finish the series. driver indicted in Texas in an alleged human smuggling operation that led to the deaths of 10 people., 16 Aug 2017 23:35:58 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tractor-trailer driver indicted in Texas in an alleged human smuggling operation that led to the deaths of 10 people. signs bill expanding college assistance for veterans, 17 Aug 2017 01:29:44 GMTBRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law an updated veterans' education bill that marks the largest expansion of college assistance for military veterans in a decade. found in northwest Missouri identified as teen's, 17 Aug 2017 01:00:55 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bones found in a rural area in the spring are those of a 17-year-old northwest Missouri girl, family members and authorities said Wednesday, bringing them closer to solving a 10-year mystery that began when the teen walked out of her high school and disappeared. shutout, Myers 3 SBs in inning, Padres top Phils 3-0, 16 Aug 2017 23:38:58 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — The Padres' Clayton Richard took a shutout into the ninth inning for the second time this season. Unlike when he was disappointed with his earlier chance, Richard sealed the deal against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday. Things to Know for Thursday, 17 Aug 2017 01:18:39 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 37 killed in gun battle at small Venezuela prison, 16 Aug 2017 23:22:48 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — At least 37 people were killed during clashes between armed inmates and security forces at a small prison in southern Venezuela, the state's governor said Wednesday. will no longer speak at Koch brothers-hosted summit, 16 Aug 2017 23:18:36 GMTRICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will no longer be speaking at a Saturday event hosted by a group backed by the conservative Koch (kohk) brothers. Parks Service ends ban on disposable water bottles, 17 Aug 2017 00:35:04 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy it put in place six years ago to allow national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter. of sea ice leads walruses to early appearance in Alaska, 17 Aug 2017 00:45:12 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Hundreds of Pacific walruses came ashore to a barrier island on Alaska's northwest coast, the earliest appearance of the animals in a phenomenon tied to climate warming and diminished Arctic Ocean sea ice.'s top court favors indigenous groups in land dispute, 17 Aug 2017 00:56:37 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's top court ruled Wednesday against a state that sought federal compensation for lands used to create three indigenous reserves, delivering a landmark decision seen as a defeat for groups trying to limit native land claims.'s Xi looks to party congress to cement authority, 17 Aug 2017 01:14:04 GMTBEIJING (AP) — In a ritual of summer, China's leaders have been holding an unofficial retreat at a beach resort ahead of a key fall Communist Party congress at which President Xi Jinping will launch his second five-year term as party chief and move to cement his status as China's most powerful leader in decades. star Pettersen out of Solheim Cup with back injury, 17 Aug 2017 00:25:04 GMTWEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Suzann Pettersen was hoping to move past the furor she fueled at the 2015 Solheim Cup by helping return the trophy to Europe. police, troops carry out security operation near Rio, 17 Aug 2017 00:12:52 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thousands of Brazilian police and soldiers have carried out a security operation near Rio de Janeiro as part of a crackdown aimed at curbing rising violence. House schedules school-funding veto override, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:41 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois House will attempt to reverse Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a public school funding revamp next week, the speaker said Wednesday after a failed vote on legislation Democrats introduced to gauge support for the Republican governor's alternative ideas.' Bowles: It's players' 'individual right' to protest, 17 Aug 2017 01:34:13 GMTFLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets coach Todd Bowles will not stand in the way of any of his players protesting during the national anthem. MS-13 members killed man in bid to gain stature, 16 Aug 2017 23:11:56 GMTMINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A group of MS-13 members lured a Long Island man into a car with the promise of marijuana and sex and took him to a secluded nature preserve where they fatally attacked him with knives and machetes to boost their stature within the ruthless gang, police said Wednesday. mayor not happy about President Trump's rally plans, 17 Aug 2017 01:15:24 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to rally supporters in Phoenix next week, and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is not happy about it., India soldiers hurl stones at each other in Kashmir, 17 Aug 2017 01:07:36 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Chinese soldiers yelled and hurled stones at one another high in the Himalayas in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Indian officials said Wednesday, potentially escalating tensions between two nations already engaged in a lengthy border standoff elsewhere. Latest: Trump disbands business panel as fallout spreads, 17 Aug 2017 01:10:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): monuments removed or vandalized across the US, 17 Aug 2017 00:22:05 GMTConfederate monuments are being removed around the country under pressure from those who say they honor a regime that enslaved African-Americans. The pace has increased, however, in the wake of last weekend's deadly confrontation at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. for robots: Japanese workers treasure automation, 17 Aug 2017 00:59:21 GMTMORIYA, Japan (AP) — Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds — 1,500 a minute, to be exact — on humming conveyor belts that zip and wind in a sprawling factory near Tokyo. Hawkins, 1st black basketball star at Notre Dame, dies, 17 Aug 2017 01:17:17 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, died Wednesday. He was 80. T.J. Watt's emergence signals changing of the guard, 16 Aug 2017 23:35:51 GMTLATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers first-round pick T.J. Watt will take all the preseason snaps he can get at right outside linebacker. potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots, 17 Aug 2017 00:56:34 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite and drift analysis of the 2014 crash released Wednesday. defense turning up the volume after slow start, 17 Aug 2017 00:01:05 GMTCOSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — After not having much to cheer about in their preseason opener, the Los Angeles Chargers defense was back at full volume Wednesday. Thornberry beats No. 1 Niemann to open US Amateur, 17 Aug 2017 01:15:37 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — NCAA champion Braden Thornberry eliminated world No. 1-ranked Joaquin Niemann of Chile in the opening round of match play in the U.S. Amateur on Wednesday. Latest: 2 pilots, 3 crew on missing Army helicopter, 17 Aug 2017 00:42:42 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the search for five crew members from a downed Army helicopter off Hawaii (all times local):