FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 01 Jul 2016 01:09:39 -07:00McGirt looking for the rare Ohio sweephttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c95401ebfec4011b21a1d395e302ff7Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:04:46 GMTAKRON, Ohio (AP) — William McGirt won his first PGA Tour event at the Memorial. Two hours up the road in Ohio and one month later, he had a three-shot lead after one round of the Bridgestone Invitational. It's a familiar theme, just a different character.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c95401ebfec4011b21a1d395e302ff7'Active shooter' report at military base was false alarmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec735f4b544b4773bd23010df8e96746Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:23:59 GMTJOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — A report of an "active shooter" at a military base outside Washington where the presidential plane Air Force One is stationed turned out to be a false alarm, though it locked down the base for more than an hour.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec735f4b544b4773bd23010df8e96746AP Source: DeMar DeRozan staying with Raptorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f1b3ab18148459795de7b69830141a5Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:37:40 GMTDeMar DeRozan turned the biggest year of his career into a very big contract.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f1b3ab18148459795de7b69830141a5Police: Madison officer fatally shoots man in home invasionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85dec0284368486a9f95be0558ec0be0Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:56:07 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Madison police say an officer fatally shot a man after he emerged from a lake, broke into a home and "aggressed" toward the officer with a pitchfork.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85dec0284368486a9f95be0558ec0be0Gay Talese won't promote new book amid credibility questionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/122190aecffd4419a93c80f52dd763b8Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:56:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran journalist and author Gay Talese says he will not promote his forthcoming book, "The Voyeur's Motel," after questions were raised about the credibility of its main source.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/122190aecffd4419a93c80f52dd763b8Musician Paul Simon doesn't let on if he's the retiring typehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36a6d8d57a274d099f96d60c68633e2dFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:06:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — If Paul Simon is serious about calling it quits, he didn't let on to a hometown crowd.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36a6d8d57a274d099f96d60c68633e2dMega Millions Jackpot-Largest US Jackpotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d393fa59e6644fe4abd9f239fa719f0aFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:31:09 GMTHere's a look at the 10 previous highest U.S. jackpots and the winners' home states:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d393fa59e6644fe4abd9f239fa719f0aJudge blocks Mississippi law on objections to gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e2314031014997882e3a95bc39b831Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:46:22 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on religious objections to same-sex marriage moments before it was set to take effect Friday, ruling it unconstitutionally establishes preferred beliefs and creates unequal treatment for gay people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e2314031014997882e3a95bc39b831Studies testing kelp as local fix for acidifying seawaterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b8488273729458e9fccf26df89228beFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:08:58 GMTHOOD CANAL, Wash. (AP) — Scientist Joth Davis unspooled 150 feet of line holding thousands of tiny spores of kelp into Hood Canal in Washington state, while Brian Allen dove underwater and affixed the line to a buoy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b8488273729458e9fccf26df89228beSpain: Pakistanis arrested for advocating terrorismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38062f389190416b9e69cbdc8bf06d11Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:49:10 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested three Pakistani men suspected of promoting terrorism and spreading Islamic extremist propaganda via social media networks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38062f389190416b9e69cbdc8bf06d11Election, voters near 'revolt' prompt Illinois budget dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0187fdd347b74573b934ce77b8868c54Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:58:48 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — After a year and a half of bickering and unbending demands, Illinois lawmakers were moved to compromise on a stopgap budget by a powerful force: a high-stakes November election and an already-disgusted voting public that one legislative leader described as on the verge of "revolt."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0187fdd347b74573b934ce77b8868c54Players have shot at $415 million Mega Millions prizehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0091b3b643b42c3a6acf2d084045615Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:29:58 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Friday night's Mega Millions drawing will give lottery players a shot at the 10th largest jackpot in U.S. history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0091b3b643b42c3a6acf2d084045615Germany: verdict due in Cologne mayor stabbing trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99c931b3326d4e68953a78a629fb66dbFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:01:26 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A German court is due to deliver its verdict in the trial of a man charged with attempted murder over a knife attack on Cologne's mayor the day before she was elected last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99c931b3326d4e68953a78a629fb66dbWalker tames Orioles in Mariners 5-3 victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e26cc12faf4ea0b83eadf69b95e733Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:50:30 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — For much of the season, the Seattle Mariners were not quite sure what to expect from Taijuan Walker.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e26cc12faf4ea0b83eadf69b95e733Man killed by bear had plenty of backcountry experiencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb7364c71002451f8e3e1d50de6677b2Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:13:59 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana man killed by a bear near Glacier National Park was intimately familiar with both the beauty and the danger of the wild and vast forest that spreads from the shadows of the park's rugged peaks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb7364c71002451f8e3e1d50de6677b2Bumgarner pitches Giants to win and swings the bat, toohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1aa9d0a614924a7f8cb677525550e65bFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:38:55 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner is all for his bat starting rallies that help the San Francisco Giants win.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1aa9d0a614924a7f8cb677525550e65bToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40436d9913354b8984c2e4a09acf7468Fri, 08 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40436d9913354b8984c2e4a09acf7468Myanmar decries demotion on US human trafficking blacklisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/225d81c07be942d0bdff2d7b421a4cc3Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:03:26 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar called sad and regrettable a move by the United States to place the country on a list of the world's worst human trafficking offenders, while rights groups welcomed it as long overdue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/225d81c07be942d0bdff2d7b421a4cc3Turkish official: Mastermind of Feb "terror attack" killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5f36e60e8ed456583741bc8b58d4aa9Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:55:27 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — As Turkey continues to investigate the Istanbul airport bombing and track down suspects, a Turkish official says the mastermind of an earlier suicide bombing has been killed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5f36e60e8ed456583741bc8b58d4aa9Israel: Palestinian killed after attempting to stab officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1ddd030471f48989f6605eeeb5e3057Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:54:50 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a Palestinian woman armed with a knife attempted to stab an officer in the West Bank who then opened fire and killed her.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1ddd030471f48989f6605eeeb5e3057Ruling keeps Iowa's ban on voting rights for felons in placehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1116194b6824663b4ac94afd0439098Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:20:11 GMTIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Democrats and civil rights advocates cringed in recent years as Republican Gov. Terry Branstad again made Iowa one of the hardest states for former criminals seeking to regain their right to vote.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1116194b6824663b4ac94afd0439098IAAF OKs Russian whistleblower's bid to compete at Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4aad04d740c94174a3d6932d9fb1b308Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:58:25 GMTMONACO (AP) — Track and field's governing body has approved Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova's bid to compete as a neutral athlete in the upcoming European championships and the Olympics at Rio de Janeiro.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4aad04d740c94174a3d6932d9fb1b308Taiwan patrol boat accidently fires anti-ship missilehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7775b291f9eb4e21a97336af7a92c2d5Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:36:42 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's navy on Friday mistakenly fired a supersonic anti-ship missile, although there were no injuries caused by the mishap, the official Central News Agency reported.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7775b291f9eb4e21a97336af7a92c2d5Putin to visit Finland amid regional tensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f54e9bec7d794bd88afd6d886ba581bcFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:54:12 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is slated to arrive in neighboring Finland for a one-day visit amid heightened tensions in the Baltic Sea region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f54e9bec7d794bd88afd6d886ba581bcNow isolated, Britain joins France at WWI centenary eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b525c3d1fe64a24a761a98be47ebb79Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:25:40 GMTTHIEPVAL, France (AP) — One week after Britain's vote to leave the European Union, Prime Minister David Cameron and royal family members will stand side-by-side with France's president to celebrate their historic alliance at the centenary of the deadliest battle of World War I.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b525c3d1fe64a24a761a98be47ebb79Quotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28513a0e679f4c0daffd3b878b636e4fFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:10:29 GMT"Our mission is to defend this country, and we don't want barriers unrelated to a person's qualification to serve preventing us from recruiting or retaining the soldier, sailor, airman, or Marine who can best accomplish the mission." — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, upon announcing that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28513a0e679f4c0daffd3b878b636e4fLast 3 Olympic basketball spots to be determined next weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f01e98853e1b4349a02c74211ea73a0fFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:52:53 GMTSerbia and France are good enough to win men's basketball medals at the Olympics. First, they have to get there.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f01e98853e1b4349a02c74211ea73a0fBookseller drops out of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4dbc5437a9a41e69047fea257afed27Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:16:02 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong bookseller who was set to lead the southern Chinese city's annual pro-democracy protest march on Friday has dropped out at the last minute, saying he felt "gravely threatened."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4dbc5437a9a41e69047fea257afed27LEADING OFF: Hammel vs deGrom, Rangers need reliefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/831ccbad361f4e5abf9ac090bd6aedd1Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:12:32 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/831ccbad361f4e5abf9ac090bd6aedd1Lawyer: Up to 1,000 DUI cases affected by breath test errorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17fa5a234cf54bf8aa008fd982c502a0Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:15:17 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say their breath test machines have been recalibrated and returned to service after discovering they were improperly calibrated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17fa5a234cf54bf8aa008fd982c502a0Xi urges Chinese Communist Party to embrace Marxist rootshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61a02d78f03f4c12ae4a14000dd1da3bFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:40:07 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the 88-million-strong Communist Party to embrace its Marxist roots on Friday as he delivered an emphatic call for ideological discipline and a vigorous defense of party rule.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61a02d78f03f4c12ae4a14000dd1da3bSerena, Venus, Roger, Novak in action on Day 5 at Wimbledonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b16d5a4234d46939c9cc851130b7589Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:13:05 GMTLONDON (AP) — Serena Williams and Roger Federer on Centre Court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b16d5a4234d46939c9cc851130b7589Tesla crash could hurt sentiment on driverless carshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f91b971c35e64504ad1262611789fbb7Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:47:00 GMTDETROIT (AP) — It was the crash the auto industry knew was coming but still feared.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f91b971c35e64504ad1262611789fbb7Phelps vs Lochte: Another showdown for swimming greatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e341d1f0b64bc8a881d263930fc8f0Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:09:51 GMTOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The rivalry between Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte goes back more than a decade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e341d1f0b64bc8a881d263930fc8f0Sunscreen doesn't work as well as it says: What to do?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3ae8db14a774361a845def1f827b613Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:02:05 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Something to consider as you head to the beach or pool over the July Fourth weekend: That sunscreen in your bag may not protect your skin as much as you think.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3ae8db14a774361a845def1f827b613Investigators: US lab worker in Colorado faked test resultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ca8aa995ceb4c889f799a578ef5988bFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:34:28 GMTDENVER (AP) — A worker at a federal laboratory in Colorado intentionally manipulated test results for years, possibly tainting research that includes toxic metals in the Everglades, uranium near the Grand Canyon and coal in Afghanistan, investigators say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ca8aa995ceb4c889f799a578ef5988bHindu temple worker hacked to death in Bangladeshhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d47fca7fe0845959f6716b4df7b6b68Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:19:27 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A Hindu temple worker was hacked to death in southwest Bangladesh early Friday in the latest attack blamed on radical Islamists, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d47fca7fe0845959f6716b4df7b6b68Too much Brussels in EU, new presidency says after UK exithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca48f206c19548b89cbaddca87be3133Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:24:21 GMTBRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia takes over the European Union's presidency on Friday determined to help reconnect the EU with its citizens and put decision-making back in the hands of Europe's nations as the bloc reels from Britain's vote to leave.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca48f206c19548b89cbaddca87be3133IAAF approves Olympic eligibility for Russian doping whistleblower Yulia Stepanovahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfcd1f754f0b4d18b5f7d32b9921900aFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:10:08 GMTMONACO (AP) — IAAF approves Olympic eligibility for Russian doping whistleblower Yulia Stepanova.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfcd1f754f0b4d18b5f7d32b9921900aAustralia could soon elect 5th prime minister in 3 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a06e0de0d47e45e48239faf2d691854dFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:01:09 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australians go to the polls Saturday with the opposition leader vying to become the country's fifth prime minister in three years. Global market turmoil since the Brexit vote, Australia's success in turning back asylum seeker boats, gay marriage, housing prices, corporate tax rates and union corruption have been major issues in the eight-week campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a06e0de0d47e45e48239faf2d691854dTesla driver's death using car's 'Autopilot' probed by NHTSAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3002c089ff5c47eb9239ef715b494881Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:34:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A driver so enamored of his Tesla Model S sedan that he nicknamed the car "Tessy" and praised the safety benefits of its sophisticated "Autopilot" system has become the first U.S. fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3002c089ff5c47eb9239ef715b494881Texas abortions fell sharply under law Supreme Court voidedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8af70a90b53e499fa21f566db32da619Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:26:59 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Abortions in Texas plummeted about 15 percent during the first year after approval of tough restrictions that the U.S. Supreme Court has since struck down — a decline that activists say shows how hard it had become to get an abortion in America's second-largest state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8af70a90b53e499fa21f566db32da619OBAMA LEGACY: Immigration stands as most glaring failurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2511f55e7f2b41a08cc482d3e9168d08Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:28:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after the Supreme Court sent his immigration policy into legal limbo, President Barack Obama huddled around a long conference table in the Roosevelt Room with disappointed activists. The president looked out at familiar faces, some teary. It had been a long and tough fight, Obama said, and he had taken some beatings — even from supporters who "whupped on me good."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2511f55e7f2b41a08cc482d3e9168d08Federal judge blocks Mississippi religious objections lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e6419b080064a56a02aa06ca0e36686Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:06:53 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on religious objections to same-sex marriage moments before it was set to take effect Friday, ruling it unconstitutionally establishes preferred beliefs and creates unequal treatment for gay people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e6419b080064a56a02aa06ca0e36686Get ready to rumble: rugby returns to Olympics in Riohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/289032e9b0784dbf99cacda566541e2dFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:14:04 GMTRugby is returning to the Olympics for the first time in 92 years, bringing the ruck, the maul and the hooker back into the lexicon of the Summer Games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/289032e9b0784dbf99cacda566541e2dThe last lap? Richards-Ross tries to extend career at trialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f14709d18374062a8c0cefe4832ccdcFri, 01 Jul 2016 06:10:26 GMTEUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Reigning Olympic 400-meter champion Sanya Richards-Ross calls them gold-medal moments, when a complete stranger walks up to her and thanks her for a career that's included plenty of celebrations, along with some tears.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f14709d18374062a8c0cefe4832ccdcRussian firefighting plane disappears in Siberiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b927fa2fd454e5c82ad443500b49c69Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:36:23 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Emergencies Ministry says one of its firefighting planes with a crew of 10 has gone missing in Siberia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b927fa2fd454e5c82ad443500b49c69Asian shares up as low interest rates buoy investmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23aea3d687524371960b13554ba6381fFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:01:56 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Friday with investments buoyed by low interest rates and recoveries by world markets from losses caused by Britain's vote to leave the European Union a week ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23aea3d687524371960b13554ba6381fVietnam finds Taiwanese company responsible for fish deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00e1c5fc37a249a4b081b1585e48beedFri, 01 Jul 2016 07:35:11 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's government said toxic discharges from a Taiwanese-owned steel plant were responsible for massive fish deaths that have decimated tourism and fishing in four provinces and highlighted the risks of rapid growth in foreign investment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00e1c5fc37a249a4b081b1585e48beedIranians hold annual anti-Israel rallies to mark al-Quds dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acecfcd1e76c4fb9b57eb0846f9782c4Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:31:19 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians are staging anti-Israel rallies across the country, with protesters condemning the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories and chanting "death to Israel."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acecfcd1e76c4fb9b57eb0846f9782c4