FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 03 Sep 2015 18:32:39 -07:00Manhunt could bring subdued holiday in recreation areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6d5e2196b3b4d77b20a027e1bf6a598Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:23:03 GMTFOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The manhunt for three suspects wanted in the killing of an Illinois police officer threatened Thursday to dampen the Labor Day weekend across one of the state's most popular recreational areas, a boating and fishing playground known as the Chain O' Lakes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6d5e2196b3b4d77b20a027e1bf6a598GOP's Rubio says 'Minecraft' can prepare kids for futurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f01b41371d97458193a358a97f237c4fThu, 03 Sep 2015 23:43:36 GMTCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio said Thursday that the popular "Minecraft" video game is a good example of how to prepare young people for the new economy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f01b41371d97458193a358a97f237c4fForest Service spends a record $243M last week on wildfireshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bba1ec537f17479fb07d2bd95267e7bfThu, 03 Sep 2015 22:57:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the U.S. Forest Service spent a record $243 million last week battling forest fires around the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bba1ec537f17479fb07d2bd95267e7bfBush: Trump 'too pessimistic,' will lead GOP to defeathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ff69fc4e75e49879b59af01042f578cFri, 04 Sep 2015 00:50:13 GMTHAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush says rival Donald Trump is "too pessimistic" to lead the country and that Republicans will lose the 2016 election if they make the billionaire their candidate for the White House.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ff69fc4e75e49879b59af01042f578cNorth Dakota frat probed in alleged assault, anti-gay tauntshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/758f72aea2414884b9cf998269e54781Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:25:18 GMTA gay man believes his outfit of metallic red shorts and a tank top was what triggered what he said was an assault and homophobic taunting during a weekend incident at a University of North Dakota fraternity house that police are investigating.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/758f72aea2414884b9cf998269e54781Report faults VA management for construction cost overrunshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e2515d95dda4320a0876a5a96585a20Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:16:53 GMTAURORA, Colo. (AP) — Huge cost overruns and long delays at new VA hospitals in Colorado, Florida and Louisiana were caused by multiple design changes, mismanaged contracts or poor budget controls, according to Army Corps of Engineers reports released Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e2515d95dda4320a0876a5a96585a20AC too high? Italy's Errani laments cold US Open locker roomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e41257b55f16486193d3b569044c4fe3Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:51:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Sara Errani figures she knows the real culprit for the dizziness, sore throat and general weakness that nearly cost her a match at the U.S. Open on Thursday: air conditioning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e41257b55f16486193d3b569044c4fe3Report faults VA management for Denver hospital failureshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4598a934aca4041ba619743269aa5a2Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:18:14 GMTAURORA, Colo. (AP) — An investigation into massive cost overruns at a new veterans hospital outside Denver found VA officials didn't understand the complicated contract process they adopted and says they mismanaged change orders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4598a934aca4041ba619743269aa5a2The Latest: Guatemala ex-leader escorted to jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75cd4ab64524147bcbd35f49d216c12Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:49:30 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75cd4ab64524147bcbd35f49d216c12US submarine force in the Pacific gets new commanderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f205756ea0143bead6bc65eda6c2283Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:01:51 GMTPEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. Navy on Thursday installed a new commander to lead its submarine force in the Pacific at a time when growing Chinese operations in places like the South China Sea are boosting U.S. demand for the eavesdropping capabilities of the underwater vessels.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f205756ea0143bead6bc65eda6c22833 California deputies arrested; inmate died of blunt traumahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea46521639c44851a5e1d085380f39b0Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:27:50 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Three Northern California jail guards have been arrested after an inmate under their watch was found dead of multiple blunt trauma, authorities said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea46521639c44851a5e1d085380f39b0Latest on US Open: Hewitt, 2001 champ, loses in 5 setshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df5159e9c216466eb32392ffb2bfe646Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:14:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df5159e9c216466eb32392ffb2bfe646Cruz blames Obama for climate of violence against policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d90a4350ddc645d687c38f7acbc8c939Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:19:26 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz blamed President Barack Obama on Thursday for a climate of violence against police, contending the president and his administration have long vilified law enforcement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d90a4350ddc645d687c38f7acbc8c939New indictment adds charges against Washington state auditorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c7893afd74b40e3b760c2636e536acaFri, 04 Sep 2015 00:56:33 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A new indictment from a federal grand jury on Thursday added money laundering and tax evasion counts to a long list of charges against Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, who has been on unpaid leave while fighting allegations that he stole more than $1 million from clients of his former business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c7893afd74b40e3b760c2636e536acaMissing tarantula not dangerous, prof says, but it can bitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/000788e61eae40a783318cca883d98d0Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:22:13 GMTLOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A biology professor at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell says a missing tarantula isn't dangerous, but he's giving fair warning: It can bite.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/000788e61eae40a783318cca883d98d0Clinton camp urged ex-State Dept. employee to testifyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de5e6c4816f14d7c92073d36e646f40bThu, 03 Sep 2015 22:31:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Aides to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton urged a former State Department employee who helped set up her private email server to appear before a House investigative panel, but the former staffer has said he will assert his constitutional right not to testify.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de5e6c4816f14d7c92073d36e646f40bHere's the oath taken by clerk jailed over gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9db3b116880c4e56a9bc08c243890c2fThu, 03 Sep 2015 23:32:57 GMTIn jailing a Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, a federal judge noted that the clerk had sworn an oath to perform her job, just as many other public servants do. "Oaths mean things," U.S. District Judge David Bunning told Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9db3b116880c4e56a9bc08c243890c2fCompanies to stop 'revenge makeover' ads using ex-governorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d880a6097e894339b7209e98b3acb66aThu, 03 Sep 2015 23:37:39 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Two online marketing companies that ceased publishing ads depicting former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer as an over-the-hill divorcee who needed a "revenge makeover" could still face legal action from her.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d880a6097e894339b7209e98b3acb66aAfroman fined, ordered to get counseling for punching fanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95145ea507c0454d89a2b96ece5ce2a0Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:17:08 GMTBILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Rap artist Afroman was given a suspended six-month jail sentence Thursday, fined $330 and ordered to undergo anger management and impulse behavior counseling for punching a woman who jumped on a stage during a concert earlier this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95145ea507c0454d89a2b96ece5ce2a0Summer makeover has 1st-place Mets primed for playoff runhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdaef3e9eee04fffbbe178ddc691e82cFri, 04 Sep 2015 00:53:32 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — David Wright can hardly contain his excitement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdaef3e9eee04fffbbe178ddc691e82cJudge: Suspect's confession OK in California pier shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41a305caceca485bb987eb74093b12b5Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:59:00 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge declined Thursday to toss out the confession of a suspect charged with murder in a San Francisco shooting at the center of the national immigration debate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41a305caceca485bb987eb74093b12b5Judge sides with Brady on 'Deflategate,' NFL appealshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5baf76e183de4d98be29690bfd98f3a3Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:20:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5baf76e183de4d98be29690bfd98f3a3Latest on US Open: TV viewership on ESPN up 58 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6460180759c540dfa5a6e7ea6911bc88Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:51:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6460180759c540dfa5a6e7ea6911bc88California governor offers $3.6 billion annual highway planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e044b071c5d4277bcb5a70a9469de42Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:43:36 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California's crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to come from a $65 annual fee on vehicle registrations and increases in diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e044b071c5d4277bcb5a70a9469de42Sotheby's to auction art collection of billionaire Taubmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f335be5acca44927b34f79fde63e1d25Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:41:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The art collection of a billionaire developer and former chairman of Sotheby's, which includes works from Picasso, de Kooning and Rothko, is coming up for sale, the auction house said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f335be5acca44927b34f79fde63e1d25Giants' Lincecum facing 5 months of rehab after surgeryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b307fe2b9bf4044be815f42e015071dFri, 04 Sep 2015 00:57:19 GMTDENVER (AP) — San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum had surgery on his left hip Thursday and will need five months of rehab to be ready for the 2016 season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b307fe2b9bf4044be815f42e015071dESPN pulls Schilling for next month after anti-Muslim tweethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/376d29e85588406e8d441389186c72f4Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:12:27 GMTBRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN says commentator Curt Schilling won't appear on the air for the next month in the wake of his anti-Muslim tweet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/376d29e85588406e8d441389186c72f4Ex-Las Vegas firefighter guilty in cocktail waitress murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/532ebdaf33a043809a75f9a7bbb0b3d0Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:52:06 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas firefighter and U.S. Military Academy graduate was found guilty Thursday of hiring a homeless ex-convict to hide in an apartment and kill his estranged wife with a claw hammer nearly three years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/532ebdaf33a043809a75f9a7bbb0b3d0Prosecutors call last witness in trial of Alabama officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cbd21269d5c4de6a13a42c49955447dFri, 04 Sep 2015 00:48:57 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A second colleague of an Alabama police officer accused of using excessive force against an Indian grandfather said Thursday that he thought the takedown used to subdue the man was improper, and a dispatcher said she helped "stack" the officer's probable cause information by searching for recent incidents he could mention in his paperwork.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cbd21269d5c4de6a13a42c49955447d2 papal parades, more passes available after ticket outcryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1798c1b7442443cca29da5733525aea8Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:39:46 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — After an outcry over plans to keep most of Pope Francis' audience at his biggest Philadelphia events at least a half-mile away, organizers Thursday announced the pontiff will parade through downtown twice and said they would set aside 30,000 tickets for the public to get a closer view.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1798c1b7442443cca29da5733525aea8Trump vows no third-party bid, will back GOP primary winnerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bcc3c18b97b41d687d64352ad678162Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:16:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Caving to intense Republican lobbying, presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid on Thursday and vowed to support whoever wins the party's nomination — a U-turn made easier by his position at the front of the field.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bcc3c18b97b41d687d64352ad678162Airman who helped stop train attack set to return to UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f21a44f8a3144bcfa3b4b436ed60fd1aThu, 03 Sep 2015 23:44:19 GMTTRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force airman who was injured when he and two childhood friends tackled a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train is on his way back to his native California.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f21a44f8a3144bcfa3b4b436ed60fd1a10 Things to Know for Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d20b10c47794ec3ac328066b9fe3e38Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:04:53 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d20b10c47794ec3ac328066b9fe3e38Brady appeal added to long list of NFL losses in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9edafaf3b96a4df3980f7b7c8b92846fThu, 03 Sep 2015 22:27:03 GMTA federal judge tossed out Tom Brady's four-game suspension on Thursday, ruling that Commissioner Roger Goodell failed to follow the procedures laid out in the NFL's collective bargaining agreement in penalizing the four-time Super Bowl champion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9edafaf3b96a4df3980f7b7c8b92846fNew federal requirements on cellphone surveillancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af921b8eefc24ef7bad68b10e8f74c26Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:44:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af921b8eefc24ef7bad68b10e8f74c26Latest on US Open: Hewitt forces 5th set in final Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c49b8d271a3f47f88be21aac0ff06065Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:09:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c49b8d271a3f47f88be21aac0ff06065Police: 3 shot, 1 killed near baseball field on Sacramento college campus; gunman being soughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2730b5e9cea4adabd04d6e8625c7ddaFri, 04 Sep 2015 00:06:41 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police: 3 shot, 1 killed near baseball field on Sacramento college campus; gunman being sought.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2730b5e9cea4adabd04d6e8625c7ddaNew indictment adds money laundering to charges against Washington State Auditor Troy Kelleyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd264e7008df45a2a06b7799dd9c23f7Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:16:15 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — New indictment adds money laundering to charges against Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd264e7008df45a2a06b7799dd9c23f7Harbaugh's here! Michigan's most interesting man debutshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1a9a09c061c42b7937e3908cf3eb5b1Fri, 04 Sep 2015 00:27:02 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A little less than two hours before kickoff, Jim Harbaugh stepped out of the locker room at Rice-Eccles Stadium, chatted with his wife and a couple friends behind the end zone and then ducked back under the bleachers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1a9a09c061c42b7937e3908cf3eb5b12 soldiers still hospitalized after Black Hawk accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f95999228cdb468c8315b63a098ee162Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:19:48 GMTCASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Fort Carson says two soldiers injured when their Black Hawk helicopter landed hard in a suburban Denver forest in Douglas County remain hospitalized and in stable condition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f95999228cdb468c8315b63a098ee162Chicago officials to reopen high school after fiery protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a037307a22b34b6681260e4a50399ae2Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:03:05 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago school officials say they'll open an arts-focused school in a neighborhood school once slated for closure. But protesters who have disrupted budget meetings vowed to continue a nearly three-week hunger strike over perceived racial disparities and other issues in the city's public education system.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a037307a22b34b6681260e4a50399ae2Guatemala swears in new president after Perez Molina resignshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87f14a6ecb6043ce90504cd86ff7e47dFri, 04 Sep 2015 00:01:44 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's newly sworn-in president demanded that all top government officials submit their resignations and promised an honest and inclusive administration following the surprise resignation earlier Thursday of President Otto Perez Molina amid a widening fraud investigation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87f14a6ecb6043ce90504cd86ff7e47dEthics panel investigating Rep. Mike Honda of Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2d1bd45044c4c6ba318dc3e0d178971Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:26:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Mike Honda of California remains under scrutiny by the House Ethics Committee for allegations that he had congressional aides perform campaign work when they were supposed to be working on government business.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2d1bd45044c4c6ba318dc3e0d178971Forest Service spends a record $243 million on wildfireshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f19a4e81e4d742d4b25ebe193a74aaf8Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:32:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has spent a record $243 million battling forest fires around the country this fiscal year, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f19a4e81e4d742d4b25ebe193a74aaf8Metrolink evaluating train car safety in wake of accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c16aa74c410a4e36935c1ac6c3a6739cFri, 04 Sep 2015 00:50:38 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Metrolink is evaluating the safety of its crash-resistant cars and removing them from the front of trains in the wake of a deadly Southern California derailment, the railroad said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c16aa74c410a4e36935c1ac6c3a6739cThe Latest: Canada: Syria family didn't file refugee requesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b04364f2e0e54736b9bbc30064043d8cFri, 04 Sep 2015 01:10:47 GMTThe latest Thursday on the European migrant crisis (all times GMT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b04364f2e0e54736b9bbc30064043d8cThe Latest: Court orders Guatemala ex-leader jailedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb57e2ca29934ac986d3529408486f44Thu, 03 Sep 2015 23:00:49 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb57e2ca29934ac986d3529408486f443 shot, 1 killed, gunman sought on Sacramento college campushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3767161faaa46ff9e0dda171b4199e0Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:28:10 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — One person was killed and two others injured in a shooting late Thursday afternoon in a parking lot near a baseball field on the campus of Sacramento City College, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3767161faaa46ff9e0dda171b4199e0Down 2 sets to none, Murray comes back to win at US Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/894a4ae25868405381c01aa19cc68141Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:02:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Before they stepped on court, there was nothing to suggest Andy Murray would have any trouble against Adrian Mannarino in the U.S. Open's second round.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/894a4ae25868405381c01aa19cc68141Thousands of gallons of oil spilled in Mississippi Riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f8698ce72c742e2afe35b9075d100c8Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:22:40 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ky. (AP) — Part of the Mississippi River was closed as crews investigated an oil spill caused by the collision of two tow boats, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f8698ce72c742e2afe35b9075d100c8