FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:50:52 -07:00Obama hopeful national anthem protests spark a conversationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7d5ce31f3154289884e06afc953cc71Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:00:55 GMTFORT LEE, Va. (AP) — Asked by a service member to weigh in on some NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he hoped the controversy would spark Americans on both sides of the issue to listen to others' concerns and not go into separate corners.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7d5ce31f3154289884e06afc953cc71'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c31f9937e1cc4d089cf0156433fa1e3aThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:54:25 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the edgy and enduring TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," died Wednesday. She was 93.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c31f9937e1cc4d089cf0156433fa1e3aRiley: Rose-Ivey 'will do great' when he meets with governorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2ea256769634e48852cf7d7b539be18Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:51:54 GMTLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska coach Mike Riley said he expects Michael Rose-Ivey to represent himself well when he meets next week with Gov. Pete Ricketts, who criticized Rose-Ivey and two other football players for kneeling during the national anthem last weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2ea256769634e48852cf7d7b539be18Driver defaces Death Valley landmark with tire trackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b284d4d9613a4dcfbc70b6aa18c8809fThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:50:57 GMTDEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Federal investigators have identified a person of interest as they hunt a driver who took an illegal joyride on a fragile, dry lake bed in Death Valley National Park, leaving 10 miles of swerving tire tracks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b284d4d9613a4dcfbc70b6aa18c8809fOfficial:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ab09d18ca52465ebfdca2060ac684c8Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:07:21 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at an elementary school in South Carolina that left two students and a teacher wounded (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ab09d18ca52465ebfdca2060ac684c8The Latest: Grandparents of school shooter found father deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11bd9026eb0646a19341176a5a30d744Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:38:49 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at an elementary school in South Carolina that left two students and a teacher wounded (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11bd9026eb0646a19341176a5a30d744Officials: Suspect in Texas slayings used aliashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dcb5ed137fd407e8e0179d7ca7a2585Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:08:38 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Authorities say a man suspected in a pair of Dallas-area killings was arrested under an alias.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dcb5ed137fd407e8e0179d7ca7a2585The Latest: Trump says he saved Machado's jobhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a63656af08f4a9e8bdc04a7f44bc6bcThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:39:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential election (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a63656af08f4a9e8bdc04a7f44bc6bcSome evacuation orders lifted in California wildfire areashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1738554a48be4d55884ce6c9aba4a378Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:52:30 GMTMORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — Some evacuations were lifted Wednesday as firefighters, aided by cooler weather, held back the progress of a wildfire burning through bone-dry brush and threatening hundreds of structures in California's Santa Cruz Mountains.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1738554a48be4d55884ce6c9aba4a378The Latest: Shooting victim distraught over friend's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/203100686d2244b9ad61441c8f50a147Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:15:16 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a black man by police in a San Diego suburb (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/203100686d2244b9ad61441c8f50a147Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kapernickhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f84f2aebfa654bf9a556d020095df29cWed, 28 Sep 2016 23:44:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Tommie Smith and John Carlos voiced their support for Colin Kaepernick and other athletes staging national anthem protests, 48 years after they raised their gloved fists on the medals stand in a symbolic protest at the Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f84f2aebfa654bf9a556d020095df29cCautious approval, skepticism for Penn Station overhaul planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ca226dfdb084ea7a94189b5947587b7Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:10:23 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Horrible. Dirty. A dump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ca226dfdb084ea7a94189b5947587b7After subpoena, VA turns over documents on costly hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e692f1af2da84ccdb82bc2709820974eThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:19:03 GMTDENVER (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department turned over documents to Congress on Wednesday in response to a subpoena demanding information about how the cost of a Denver-area VA hospital soared more than $1 billion over budget.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e692f1af2da84ccdb82bc2709820974eThe Latest: Charlotte mayor wants repeal of law on videoshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8fc9e47f0df4a22a6982793827e8086Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:10:28 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a black man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8fc9e47f0df4a22a6982793827e8086Friend: Starbucks shooting victim became US citizen in 2004http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/722f3642141b46f7a270a1a49c9704c4Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:53:44 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The man killed in a weekend shooting at a Starbucks coffee shop in Las Vegas was a naturalized U.S. citizen from the country of Georgia, where he served in the military and learned not to back away from conflict, a lifelong friend said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/722f3642141b46f7a270a1a49c9704c4Officer involved in deadly confrontation was sex-suit targethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb812396b3c548a5b809b6bdcbfafebdThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:27:57 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — One of the officers involved in a deadly confrontation with an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb was demoted last year amid allegations that he sexually harassed a lesbian colleague.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb812396b3c548a5b809b6bdcbfafebdMinnesota police shooting probe goes to prosecutorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2da092f947c54621986205a2ddb5d4beThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:08:38 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota investigators looking into the July shooting of a black man by a suburban St. Paul police officer announced Wednesday that they've turned their findings over to a county prosecutor who will review the case for possible charges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2da092f947c54621986205a2ddb5d4beOfficial: Suspected school shooter called grandparents, who went to home and found the teen's father deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96cfa1f13a4441edb162ba5acc96f770Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:23:46 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Official: Suspected school shooter called grandparents, who went to home and found the teen's father dead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96cfa1f13a4441edb162ba5acc96f770US soda-tax battle bubbles up in San Francisco Bay Areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abe81b35dd6242c2aaee769d75a132d6Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:22:07 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks that many health experts say contribute to diabetes, obesity and tooth decay.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abe81b35dd6242c2aaee769d75a132d6Piatti has goal and assist, Impact beat Earthquakes 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40c7ef59e2704228b76801633b5c2582Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:46:54 GMTMONTREAL (AP) — Matteo Mancosu set up first-half goals from Dominic Oduro and Ignacio Piatti and the Montreal Impact beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-1 on Wednesday night to snap a four-game winless streak.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40c7ef59e2704228b76801633b5c2582Tropical Storm Matthew lashes islands of eastern Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1123ef5dc2c42ab98d465cf8dd27d26Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:43:47 GMTBRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) — Tropical Storm Matthew lashed islands in the eastern Caribbean with heavy wind and rain Wednesday night as it gained strength and headed west.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1123ef5dc2c42ab98d465cf8dd27d2632 people missing in China landslides following typhoonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c63c57e04524479b197f146292cf935Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:34:25 GMTBEIJING (AP) — At least 32 people are missing after two landslides struck villages in southeastern China following a typhoon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c63c57e04524479b197f146292cf935Authorities: School shooter killed father before rampagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfe55e8bea4e481b9a72284d354f934cThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:22:01 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A teenager killed his father at their home Wednesday before going to a nearby elementary school and opening fire with a handgun, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfe55e8bea4e481b9a72284d354f934cSidney Crosby in class by himself at World Cup of Hockeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4f0a6488c324aacb2aac7d4e9cadf52Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:42:53 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Sidney Crosby has been surrounded by the best hockey players on the planet at the World Cup of Hockey, and still seems as if he is in a class by himself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4f0a6488c324aacb2aac7d4e9cadf52The military's ritual of saluting for the national anthemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f0852e4c3a44daa8dff1e710a92dbbbThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:26:36 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played at Pearl Harbor, in a protest that echoes recent moves by professional athletes to kneel during the anthem. The U.S. Pacific Fleet referred her case to her commander, who has the authority to punish the sailor, a Navy reservist. Saluting during the national anthem is a daily ritual for men and women in the military. Here's a look at the protocol behind it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f0852e4c3a44daa8dff1e710a92dbbb1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6485c56ac0894e83abc8c89b39efdf05Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:39:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly after Jesse Owens returned home from his snubbing by Adolph Hitler at the 1936 Olympics, he and America's 17 other black Olympians found a less-than-welcoming reception from their own government, as well.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6485c56ac0894e83abc8c89b39efdf05Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernickhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/239c4b6ec0ab465c8bfc66f8571e8126Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:03:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about racial inequality and police brutality.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/239c4b6ec0ab465c8bfc66f8571e8126Union launches boycott of Trump companies amid Vegas disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/631ce071d4134d689db26430664edd8fThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:14:15 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Union members are calling on the public to boycott Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's businesses nationwide because he isn't negotiating a contract with the more than 500 eligible workers at his high-rise Las Vegas hotel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/631ce071d4134d689db26430664edd8fColombia's ELN rebels say they are ready for peace talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6b08093993c4ffbb470ed4708585d65Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:46:57 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Rebels in Colombia from the National Liberation Army say they are ready to overcome outstanding differences with the government and initiate stalled peace talks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6b08093993c4ffbb470ed4708585d6510 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d02492220054433995f4d9507945605Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:02:21 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d02492220054433995f4d9507945605Cubs reward Epstein for turnaround with 5-year extensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c47bc760157f40c4a2a34cef08b6fb89Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:31:28 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts had dinner with president of baseball operations Theo Epstein in Arizona around the start of spring training.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c47bc760157f40c4a2a34cef08b6fb89The Latest: Some evacuation orders lifted in California firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d9ae4527f80418c8a31c760838f44ddThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:40:22 GMTMORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d9ae4527f80418c8a31c760838f44ddDespite harsh reviews, Trump resists new debate approachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da3c69bcb23d4e0eac9bfafafce3d95aThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:26:29 GMTCOUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Unmoved by harsh debate reviews, a defiant Donald Trump renewed his attacks against a former Miss Universe winner on Wednesday, showing no sign of making big changes to his message or debate preparation before his second faceoff with Hillary Clinton. The outspoken Republican nominee instead pressed ahead with an aggressive strategy focused on speaking directly to his white, working-class loyalists across the Midwest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da3c69bcb23d4e0eac9bfafafce3d95aFDA approves 'artificial pancreas' to manage diabeteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/828ef5df542e4895a941e3980bff1f8bThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:59:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind "artificial pancreas," a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their disease by constantly monitoring their blood sugar and delivering insulin as needed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/828ef5df542e4895a941e3980bff1f8bChicago teachers set Oct. 11 strike date if deal not reachedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26386268d92948cbba2236e87439d0a7Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:31:41 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday threatened to strike if no agreement is reached on a contract with Chicago Public Schools by Oct. 11.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26386268d92948cbba2236e87439d0a7Prosecutors work on global sex trafficking cases in Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18740460f3a94b7dbb138270a0b124f1Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:32:25 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Prosecutors are calling the scourge of sex trafficking a form of modern-day slavery that touches every state in the nation, and they're working to draw connections between active investigations around the globe at a summit in Hawaii.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18740460f3a94b7dbb138270a0b124f1California officer guns down refugee in 'shooting stance'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85d1f4d192074a39b77213ebc76bee4bThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:24:02 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a Ugandan refugee who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting stance" happened about a minute after officers in a San Diego suburb arrived at the scene where a mentally unstable man was reportedly walking in traffic, a police spokesman said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85d1f4d192074a39b77213ebc76bee4bProsecutor rests murder case against 2 New Mexico officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ab528bd8adf4368b851b63135bebfb9Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:07:48 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A special prosecutor rested her case Wednesday in the trial of two former New Mexico police officers charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a homeless man.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ab528bd8adf4368b851b63135bebfb9Braves' Freeman takes hitting streak to season-best 30 gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8928b010882e433c8dd7ef583a78589eThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:46:35 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman extended his hitting streak to 30 games on Wednesday night, the longest in the majors this season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8928b010882e433c8dd7ef583a78589eOfficials: Suspect in Texas slayings was in US illegallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90d45d4034bb41ba8aa7fef11c4ca979Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:26:44 GMTDALLAS (AP) — A man suspected in a pair of Dallas-area killings was in the country illegally and had been deported three times to Mexico, U.S. immigration officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90d45d4034bb41ba8aa7fef11c4ca979Police arrest man after explosion that killed fire chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c4c46ac38f34af58bc75e4bf683c81eThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says it has arrested a man in connection with a house explosion that killed a fire battalion chief.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c4c46ac38f34af58bc75e4bf683c81eUN criticized for failure to stop hospital attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4fed086027d4adda6bd339cfc1f4a64Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:59:53 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council came under sharp criticism Wednesday for its failure to implement a resolution aimed at protecting medical facilities and staff in conflict zones from Syria to Yemen and Afghanistan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4fed086027d4adda6bd339cfc1f4a64Cowboys' Bryant has hairline knee fracture, outlook unclearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8cce85de39d482f8f508efa95def15eThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:13:33 GMTFRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dez Bryant could be joining Tony Romo on the sidelines again, just like a year ago when Dallas slid from first place to last in the NFC East without the two offensive stars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8cce85de39d482f8f508efa95def15eThe Latest: Obama orders flags at half-staff for Pereshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98890253fb4f4d4a821052c7575db78dThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:05:58 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98890253fb4f4d4a821052c7575db78dTigers tap Zimmermann to start Friday against Braveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/affa9b348f64492ba079e9682da3475aThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:03:46 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Jordan Zimmermann is set to pitch Friday night for the playoff-chasing Detroit Tigers in what would be his first start in nearly three weeks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/affa9b348f64492ba079e9682da3475aThe Latest: Officer in California shooting was demotedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e47e2095354475b7f0b02b3b79e65cThu, 29 Sep 2016 01:09:09 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a black man by police in a San Diego suburb (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6e47e2095354475b7f0b02b3b79e65cBanned Rose appeals to Hall of Fame for eligibilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8e32394ce494b2b9e5a02cbde82f606Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:59:18 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pete Rose is appealing directly to baseball's Hall of Fame to restore his eligibility, arguing the lifetime ban he agreed to in 1989 was never intended to keep him out of Cooperstown.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8e32394ce494b2b9e5a02cbde82f606Man rescued at sea was suspected in grandfather's slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd401ec048d741cf907f95e88ec11bf3Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:32:24 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A 22-year-old man rescued from a life raft after a fishing trip that left his mother missing and presumed dead had been a suspect in the still-unsolved 2013 slaying of his rich grandfather, adding to the multitude of questions swirling around him and what happened at sea.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd401ec048d741cf907f95e88ec11bf321 oil pipeline protesters arrested at construction siteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60b9e79a756143c4899ec11c3a1c8600Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:03:17 GMTMANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in North Dakota say 21 people protesting at two construction sites of the Dakota Access pipeline have been arrested.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60b9e79a756143c4899ec11c3a1c8600The Latest: Boy in critical condition after school shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37f9473c0a534c2b9c8daf764802295aThu, 29 Sep 2016 00:48:58 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at an elementary school in South Carolina that left two students and a teacher wounded (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37f9473c0a534c2b9c8daf764802295a