FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:06:00 -07:00Democrats drag bridge scandal into race to succeed Christiehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34b5bc25a0044d8481d5c3a994cadd3bWed, 18 Oct 2017 00:12:10 GMTFORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Democrats hoping to win this year's contest to succeed Republican Gov. Chris Christie dragged the George Washington Bridge lane closures scandal into the campaign on Tuesday, with the mayor whose streets were deliberately gridlocked in 2013 taking aim at the administration.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34b5bc25a0044d8481d5c3a994cadd3bBrown scores as Maple Leafs continue hot start, beat Capshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f839957c5aa4941a0f84fcf2dd3ffd3Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:00:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Connor Brown scored the game-winning goal in the third period and Frederik Andersen stopped all 30 shots he faced for the shutout as the Toronto Maple Leafs continued their tremendous start by beating the Washington Capitals 2-0 on Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f839957c5aa4941a0f84fcf2dd3ffd3Chinese President Xi Jinping tells Communist Party congress the nation's prospects are bright but challenges are severehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6ac086fc7474dd9a0fa1e7ed289a9fcWed, 18 Oct 2017 01:30:39 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping tells Communist Party congress the nation's prospects are bright but challenges are severe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6ac086fc7474dd9a0fa1e7ed289a9fcTrump takes tax pitch to conservative think tankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d6ee8726ba74df5a403c0a04de4db95Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:06:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took his tax sales pitch to a conservative think tank Tuesday evening, arguing his plan would be a boon to the economy, boosting growth and jobs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d6ee8726ba74df5a403c0a04de4db95Families of the fallen, and their presidentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c686d71e88604ca4a7795de131a9b751Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:22:04 GMTThe Associated Press spoke Tuesday with family members who have lost loved ones in U.S. military operations and asked them about their interactions, if any, with the president at the time — George W. Bush, Barack Obama or Donald Trump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c686d71e88604ca4a7795de131a9b751FBI: Costumed 'Shaky Bandit' arrested after latest robberyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e24a8387e764dffa2cdfccb8a0f58e6Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:09:30 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a man who wore different costumes while robbing about a dozen in banks in Florida over the past three weeks has been caught.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e24a8387e764dffa2cdfccb8a0f58e6Cowboys' Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f55b26a626af4fcab00c4cf9a79edc0aWed, 18 Oct 2017 01:53:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was granted another legal reprieve Tuesday night in the running back's fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f55b26a626af4fcab00c4cf9a79edc0aPolitics and the fallen: Trump hasn't called all familieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a5ad0e8d9bc428cb2beffaa3a6599edWed, 18 Oct 2017 01:17:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pulled bereaved military families into a painful political fight of his own making, going so far Tuesday as to cite the death of his chief of staff's son in Afghanistan to question whether Barack Obama and other presidents did enough to honor the military dead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a5ad0e8d9bc428cb2beffaa3a6599edWeinstein's film academy ouster raises concerns about othershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5070227a1784a1d86255faa13a41b3eTue, 17 Oct 2017 23:08:26 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the group that awards the Oscars and his producers guild expulsion is a formality at this point, but now questions are being raised about what to do with other bad seeds who remain card-carrying members of the entertainment industry's most prestigious organizations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5070227a1784a1d86255faa13a41b3eFlyers explode for 4-goal 2nd period, beat Panthers 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a07a8906a7a84d10b64035f5c9bc4d32Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:58:34 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sean Couturier, Shayne Gostisbehere, Claude Giroux and Dale Weise all scored in the second period to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a07a8906a7a84d10b64035f5c9bc4d32The Latest: Attorney calls harassment allegations falsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc1794bca90a430081c089aa899cc830Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:05:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against Bob Weinstein (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc1794bca90a430081c089aa899cc830The Latest: Trump says US should not tear down historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f54e5fcb1bb14dd997bafea44b2d8478Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:50:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's speech to the conservative Heritage Foundation (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f54e5fcb1bb14dd997bafea44b2d8478Judge dismisses Russian billionaire's suit against APhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c58ace01cde44ceacf8a30524b2206fWed, 18 Oct 2017 01:35:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought against The Associated Press by a Russian billionaire with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c58ace01cde44ceacf8a30524b2206fJudge halts newest Trump travel ban, saying it has same woeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42d3912a9c494e60a16ca2437e5f90f3Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:03:15 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii blocked most of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was set to take effect, saying the revised order "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42d3912a9c494e60a16ca2437e5f90f3North Korea says it plans to launch many more satelliteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3534c032511947899bcd4cbc85907067Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:00:34 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the country plans to launch many more satellites and is accusing the United States of trying to block its efforts to help achieve the peaceful development of outer space.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3534c032511947899bcd4cbc85907067Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez raise $26M for Puerto Ricohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc98290aa6df43f1867d49c60a8362e2Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:45:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez have raised $26 million for Puerto Rico disaster relief, with another $9 million raised by a benefit show.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc98290aa6df43f1867d49c60a8362e2A short-term health deal by senators _ with Trump's blessinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d026f59ba4b04f089df64b874174c0ddTue, 17 Oct 2017 23:58:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump's order to terminate "Obamacare" subsidies. Trump himself spoke approvingly of the deal, but some conservatives denounced it as an insurance company bailout, making its future uncertain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d026f59ba4b04f089df64b874174c0ddThe Latest: Southern California fire partially containedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c24c6aa0fbce41e698aaf9997e3ae3eaWed, 18 Oct 2017 01:52:24 GMTARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a wildfire burning in mountains near Los Angeles (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c24c6aa0fbce41e698aaf9997e3ae3eaBrown scores, Andersen stops 30 shots as Caps beat Leafshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b98721a1bb642359db4bc1157dd225bWed, 18 Oct 2017 01:40:41 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Connor Brown scored the game-winning goal in the third period and Frederik Andersen stopped all 30 shots he faced for the shutout as the Toronto Maple Leafs continued their tremendous start by beating the Washington Capitals 2-0 on Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b98721a1bb642359db4bc1157dd225bDonna Karan begs forgiveness for Harvey Weinstein remarkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/927844a3f08c42cc9313f4d5856f0c98Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:59:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Fashion designer Donna Karan is "apologetic from the bottom of my heart" and embarrassed about "stupid" remarks she made last week that suggested sexual harassment victims were "asking for it" by the way they dressed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/927844a3f08c42cc9313f4d5856f0c98Celtics star Hayward suffers gruesome injury in openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cfc919be9c5467d8428c23363fbb9b1Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:20:41 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Just five minutes into his Boston career, new Celtics star forward Gordon Hayward gruesomely broke his left ankle, an injury that may end his season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cfc919be9c5467d8428c23363fbb9b1Former hostage's American wife rushed to hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1675eba5f67c4149bb18c491bab6062fWed, 18 Oct 2017 00:43:58 GMTSMITHS FALLS, Ontario (AP) — Former hostage Joshua Boyle says his wife Caitlan had to be rushed to the hospital and remains there.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1675eba5f67c4149bb18c491bab6062fVegas hotel security guard's disappearance draws attentionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d43f93e09a24c8695f03b52e0839222Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:59:10 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The cancellation of scheduled TV interviews last week by a hotel security guard wounded by the Las Vegas shooter raised questions Tuesday about the location of a key witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d43f93e09a24c8695f03b52e0839222Former hostage says his American wife was rushed to hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b6fde86175f480c99cdd5bfc2e87d67Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:30:44 GMTSMITHS FALLS, Ontario (AP) — Joshua Boyle, a Canadian who was rescued with his family last week by Pakistani troops, said Tuesday that his wife had to be rushed to the hospital and remains there.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b6fde86175f480c99cdd5bfc2e87d67Maryland man indicted for hate crime in student's slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fc94feefbe542369fed43e4d91633dcWed, 18 Oct 2017 00:09:13 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A white man was indicted Tuesday on a hate crime charge for allegedly stabbing a black college student to death "because of his race," a Maryland prosecutor said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fc94feefbe542369fed43e4d91633dcSenate moves ahead on GOP budget that's key to taxeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce616cccc24845e1ad7a291903510e12Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:44:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is moving ahead on a Republican budget plan, a critical step in President Donald Trump and the party's politically imperative drive to cut taxes and simplify the IRS code.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce616cccc24845e1ad7a291903510e12Xi says China's prospects are bright but challenges severehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a23cf30da434c37b4e25317b1d0243aWed, 18 Oct 2017 01:59:43 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping trumpeted his nation's prospects as bright but made a rare acknowledgement of severe economic challenges as he opened the Communist Party's twice-a-decade national congress on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a23cf30da434c37b4e25317b1d0243aThe Latest: Napa Valley school remain closed until Mondayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37b36033f8b54d3d813055784c7eb0e3Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:06:24 GMTNAPA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37b36033f8b54d3d813055784c7eb0e3Kentucky city moving 2 Confederate statues from courthousehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf90a89b0736404d9814ad160d499fd6Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:48:26 GMTLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's second largest city began moving statutes of two Confederate statues on Tuesday evening after obtaining a legal opinion that a state heritage panel does not have jurisdiction over them.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf90a89b0736404d9814ad160d499fd6Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros 6-4 to even ALCS at 2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5022d044f3624aa5a247f793a37a5a3eWed, 18 Oct 2017 01:27:04 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — With a soaring shot headed for Yankee Stadium's Monument Park, Aaron Judge got New York back on track for another memorable October.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5022d044f3624aa5a247f793a37a5a3eGuatemala extends UN anti-corruption official's visahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a3eb56fb48446f9aaac48a77ea210c9Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:25:29 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The Guatemalan government has renewed the visa of the U.N. anti-corruption commissioner but instructed him to "refrain from interfering in the internal affairs" of the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a3eb56fb48446f9aaac48a77ea210c9Celtics star Hayward breaks ankle vs. Cavshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc513c4f62794f4bb6884de297df77fcWed, 18 Oct 2017 00:36:09 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Boston Celtics star forward Gordon Hayward had to be carted off of the court in the season opener with a broken left ankle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc513c4f62794f4bb6884de297df77fcColorado teen killed young siblings to be alone, police sayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c21ba6676ad249e997adfbcb36c8e895Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:36:04 GMTCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A 19-year-old accused of stabbing his two young siblings to death and wounding his father in Colorado told investigators he carried out the attack so he could be alone in the house, documents say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c21ba6676ad249e997adfbcb36c8e895The Latest: Amnesty says Myanmar killed 100s of Rohingyahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1079520234d24c22bf55f01c8377fd65Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:26:02 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar for refugee camps in Bangladesh (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1079520234d24c22bf55f01c8377fd65Kentucky city begins moving 2 Confederate statueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6acb1e354f7469f828cd9fe4acc5af6Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:17:03 GMTLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's second largest city has begun moving statutes of two Confederate statues.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6acb1e354f7469f828cd9fe4acc5af6Head of Amazon Studios resigns after harassment chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc1192abf2044cbf82a2d92477756a5eWed, 18 Oct 2017 00:31:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Amazon Studios says it has accepted the resignation of its top executive, Roy Price, following sexual harassment allegations made by a producer on the Amazon series "Man in the High Castle."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc1192abf2044cbf82a2d92477756a5eBrazil's Senate confronts court, returns suspended lawmakerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68acc0a6b48447ce80a5ccdd71bdc456Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:12:17 GMTSAO PAULO (AP) — The Senate rejected a decision of Brazil's top court and returned a suspended lawmaker to his post Tuesday, in what critics said was the latest self-protection move by politicians accused of corruption.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68acc0a6b48447ce80a5ccdd71bdc456Fire crews protect observatory on Southern California peakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d67f2f16a2f410b97a68068ab546600Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:54:27 GMTARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A dozen aircraft dropped water and fire retardant as crews worked in steep terrain Tuesday to battle a blaze near an historic observatory and communications towers on Mount Wilson northeast of Los Angeles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d67f2f16a2f410b97a68068ab546600The Latest: Mental health volunteers requested for wildfireshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95be4da929b5481884b739883ba60f59Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:13:18 GMTSANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95be4da929b5481884b739883ba60f59San Antonio Stars moving to Las Vegas, bought by MGM Resortshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4748bea2ebb44fbb9f6146739b21239Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:06:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Las Vegas is getting a WNBA franchise.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4748bea2ebb44fbb9f6146739b21239Amnesty: Myanmar army killed at least hundreds of Rohingyahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7a809086030418aa7fe0680d4a48c4eWed, 18 Oct 2017 00:43:39 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar security forces killed hundreds of men, women and children during a systematic campaign to expel Rohingya Muslims, Amnesty International said in a new report Wednesday that calls for an arms embargo on the country and criminal prosecution of the perpetrators.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7a809086030418aa7fe0680d4a48c4eLawyers drop out of landlord's appeal in fire that killed 6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cb55e636a4c41f0849aec418fa8029cWed, 18 Oct 2017 00:06:46 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Lawyers for a Portland, Maine, landlord convicted of code violations following the city's deadliest fire in decades have dropped out of the case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cb55e636a4c41f0849aec418fa8029cUtility scrutinized as California wildfire victims suehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b98b3394040d470aa6db2afbdb2ea4ddWed, 18 Oct 2017 00:22:12 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Northern California homeowners allege in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. failed to adequately protect its power lines before the region's deadly wildfires, a theory that state investigators are considering as they try to determine the cause.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b98b3394040d470aa6db2afbdb2ea4ddGeorge Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins Booker prizehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75840af49c048569069a069845d9e1dTue, 17 Oct 2017 23:50:57 GMTLONDON (AP) — American author George Saunders won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday for "Lincoln in the Bardo," a polyphonic symphony of a novel about restless souls adrift in the afterlife.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75840af49c048569069a069845d9e1dNegotiators give up hope of rewriting NAFTA this yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/948a6dcc79824fd999f016e531a2e704Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:33:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement have stalled over tough American demands, dashing hopes that a deal can be reached this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/948a6dcc79824fd999f016e531a2e704The Latest: White House slams decision to block travel banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8457edaa89474993bfc7da34eaa1154dWed, 18 Oct 2017 01:09:31 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a judge in Hawaii blocking the latest version of President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8457edaa89474993bfc7da34eaa1154dCalifornians head back home to altered lives, communitieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3d8feb2bcd249db8d22991e52cfec92Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:54:30 GMTPETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — Some have lost loved ones. Many have survived near-death experiences. Others have lost their homes and a lifetime of possessions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3d8feb2bcd249db8d22991e52cfec92Cut down by Yanks, Astros turn to Keuchel in ALCS Game 5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/475a193d93af45ca9a146eab0f389a34Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:12:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Houston Astros kept summoning pitchers from the bullpen in a hurry, but it didn't matter. Not on this night, not in a ballpark that kept pulsating with every pitch.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/475a193d93af45ca9a146eab0f389a34'Project Runway' fashion designer Mychael Knight dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25892d5c62344ce5b704cef02f6510deWed, 18 Oct 2017 00:47:30 GMTGeorgia fashion designer Mychael Knight, who was a finalist on the popular TV competition show "Project Runway," died Tuesday at age 39.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25892d5c62344ce5b704cef02f6510deShowrunner alleges sexual harassment by Bob Weinsteinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/742b5441df0146838c25c14d3ca61e2dWed, 18 Oct 2017 00:07:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Spike network is investigating reports of sexual harassment by the brother of disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein against the female showrunner of a series produced by The Weinstein Co. and aired on Spike.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/742b5441df0146838c25c14d3ca61e2d