FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 Nov 2015 17:00:31 -08:00Tipitina's owner plans $12M lakefront festival park, 26 Nov 2015 22:47:17 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The owner of one of New Orleans' best-known music bars has agreed to spend at least $12 million to turn a vacant riverboat casino dock into an outdoor music venue and high-end retail center. in Austria: Brits 'not happy' with EU status quo, 26 Nov 2015 21:44:18 GMTVIENNA (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday that his fellow citizens are "not happy" with the EU status quo, the relationship between countries using the euro and those — like his— with national currencies. 15 Duke women defeat Idaho 74-68 in Cancun Challenge, 26 Nov 2015 20:39:06 GMTCANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Azura Stevens scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead No. 15 Duke over Idaho 74-68 on Thursday at the Cancun Challenge. throws 5 TDs to lift Lions to 45-14 win over Eagles, 26 Nov 2015 20:59:37 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson combined for one of the best games of their careers, helping the surging Detroit Lions keep the Philadelphia Eagles reeling. man accused of attacking parents over fast food, 27 Nov 2015 00:26:19 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say a man faces charges in Louisiana accusing him of killing his father and stabbing his mother because they ordered fast food and didn't get any for him. scores 15, No. 23 Xavier beats Alabama 64-45, 26 Nov 2015 20:17:49 GMTLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla, (AP) — Xavier found its scoring touch in the second half to put away Alabama. Angeles considers 'john letters' to fight prostitution, 27 Nov 2015 00:12:28 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles City Hall proposal to send "john letters" to the owners of cars seen in areas known for prostitution has drawn criticism from a California civil liberties group. 21 Oklahoma women beat Utah 70-55, 27 Nov 2015 00:16:43 GMTFREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Peyton Little scored 14 points with four 3-pointers and six assists and No. 21 Oklahoma scored 22 points in the fourth quarter to pull away from Utah 70-55 at the Junkaroo Jam on Thursday. 24 George Washington women beat Houston 82-78, 26 Nov 2015 22:22:17 GMTCEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) — Caira Washington had 22 points and 12 rebounds and Jonquel Jones 20 points and 13 boards to lead No. 24 George Washington over Houston 82-78 on Thursday at the Lone Star Showcase. 5 Baylor uses balanced offense to rout Cincinnati 72-34, 26 Nov 2015 21:41:33 GMTFREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Kalani Brown scored 13 points and No. 5 Baylor played stifling defense to rout Cincinnati 72-34 in the opening game of the Junkanoo Jam on Thursday. to pay $100,000 for geography student's rough arrest, 26 Nov 2015 20:31:51 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Seattle is paying $100,000 to a University of Washington geography student who suffered broken bones in his face when he was arrested in 2012. to give UN $75 million for Syrian refugee relief, 26 Nov 2015 22:55:38 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Canada's Liberal government announced on Thursday a US$75 million (CA$100 million) contribution to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to help fleeing Syrians, fulfilling a campaign promise from its recent federal election. opposition challenging on Chavez family turf, 26 Nov 2015 20:25:43 GMTBARINAS, Venezuela (AP) — Asdrubal Chavez is a walking tribute to his still-revered cousin as he stumps for congress. Hugo Chavez's eyes peer out from above the bill of his red baseball cap. The late president's signature is emblazoned on his red shirt. in Ohio State lake jump probably died of broken neck, 26 Nov 2015 21:38:43 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A student who jumped into a lake at Ohio State University as part of an annual event probably died from a broken neck, the county coroner said Thursday. Boko Haram cannot be crushed by December, 26 Nov 2015 20:23:48 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military cannot meet the president's December deadline to crush Boko Haram's Islamic uprising, and Nigerians must expect suicide bombings to continue, a government spokesman said Thursday. still perfect, Romo hurt again in 33-14 Dallas loss, 27 Nov 2015 00:47:58 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cam Newton is still perfect this season. Tony Romo might be out for good with the same injury that sidelined him for seven games. Capsules, 26 Nov 2015 21:45:58 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott struggled to even-par 71s in the hot, windy opening round of the Australian Open on Thursday, leaving them five strokes behind leader Lincoln Tighe. House undergoes holiday lockdown after man jumps fence, 26 Nov 2015 23:28:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving. Turkish journalists jailed over Syria smuggling reports, 26 Nov 2015 21:11:15 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In new blow to media freedoms in Turkey, a court on Thursday ordered two prominent opposition journalists jailed pending trial over charges of willingly aiding an armed group and of espionage for revealing state secrets for their reports on alleged arms smuggling to Syria. rallies in 2nd half, beats No. 18 UConn 79-76, 27 Nov 2015 00:21:24 GMTPARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — When Syracuse and Connecticut get together on the court, good basketball often follows. called out for appearing to mock disability, 26 Nov 2015 21:08:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump denied Thursday that he mocked a reporter with a disability in a South Carolina speech, despite appearing to imitate mannerisms of the "poor guy" and make fun of him. high school cancels dance over dirty dancing, 27 Nov 2015 00:07:41 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Administrators at a Portland high school have canceled an upcoming winter dance because of concerns about dirty dancing. knocked out vs Carolina with another collarbone injury, 27 Nov 2015 00:45:00 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas quarterback Tony Romo was knocked out of the game against Carolina with an injury to the shoulder that sidelined him for seven games this season. says Russia is ready to cooperate with US-led coalition against Islamic State group, 26 Nov 2015 20:04:11 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Putin says Russia is ready to cooperate with US-led coalition against Islamic State group. women arrested for alleged Facebook baby sale, 27 Nov 2015 00:07:45 GMTLA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian officials say they have arrested two women on human trafficking charges: one for selling her baby for $250, the other for buying it after placing a "want ad" on Facebook. school cancels dance over dirty dancing concerns, 27 Nov 2015 00:23:34 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Administrators at a Portland, Oregon, high school have canceled an upcoming winter dance because of concerns about dirty dancing. Salvadoran church suspends bishop in sex abuse case, 26 Nov 2015 21:26:34 GMTSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's Roman Catholic Church has suspended one of its bishops, saying he acknowledged sexually abusing a young girl. Sandra weakens slightly to Category 3 storm, 27 Nov 2015 00:31:06 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Sandra has weakened slightly but is still a powerful Category 3 storm in the eastern Pacific off Mexico's coast. scores 19, No. 25 Texas A&M beats No. 10 Gonzaga 62-61, 26 Nov 2015 21:01:33 GMTPARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Danuel House scored 19 points, and No. 25 Texas A&M edged No. 10 Gonzaga 62-61 on Thursday to advance to the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Latest: Russia, France to better share intelligence, 26 Nov 2015 19:49:35 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local. balloons, heavy security for NYC Thanksgiving parade, 27 Nov 2015 00:12:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number of police officers patrolled the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, while St. Louis resumed its annual parade, canceled last year amid protests over Michael Brown's death. detains 30, identifies bomber after attack, 26 Nov 2015 20:29:14 GMTTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian authorities have detained 30 people suspected of having extremism links after a suicide bombing targeting presidential guards, and identified the bomber as a local street vendor. of New Orleans dining scene turns 90, 26 Nov 2015 20:22:50 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — She dropped out of secretarial school and taught herself the restaurant business, mentored chefs who put Louisiana cooking on the culinary map, is the matriarch of a family that owns nearly 20 restaurants and is credited with creating nouvelle Creole cuisine. man passes airport security with stolen boarding pass, 26 Nov 2015 21:22:55 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A sex offender with a stolen boarding pass got through airport security in Salt Lake City and checked in at a gate for a flight to California before he was caught earlier this month, authorities have disclosed. Holiday means food, football, and not-too-dry turkey?, 26 Nov 2015 23:12:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Thanksgiving is a day for food, football and hoping "the turkey didn't turn out too dry." Salvador breaks up corruption ring of judges, lawyers, 27 Nov 2015 00:12:59 GMTSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors have broken up a ring of a dozen lawyers, judges and a prosecutor who fixed court rulings in exchange for bribes, El Salvador's government said Thursday. officials say at least 11 dead in bus collision, 26 Nov 2015 23:09:15 GMTSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — At least 11 people died and over 70 were injured Thursday when two buses carrying tourism workers collided on a road between two resort towns in the eastern Dominican Republic. throws 5 TD passes, Lions beat Eagles 45-14, 26 Nov 2015 22:50:49 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford dropped back and perfectly lofted the ball where only Calvin Johnson could catch it. to give UN $750,000 for Syrian refugee relief, 26 Nov 2015 22:13:54 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Canada's Liberal government announced on Thursday a US$750, 000 (CA$100 million) contribution to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to help fleeing Syrians, fulfilling a campaign promise from its recent federal election. scores 18 points, No. 8 Villanova beats Stanford, 26 Nov 2015 23:59:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jalen Brunson scored 18 points and eighth-ranked Villanova survived a poor shooting performance in a 59-45 victory over Stanford in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tipoff on Thursday night. Coe gives up role with Nike amid scrutiny, 26 Nov 2015 20:51:36 GMTMONACO (AP) — Although new to his job, Sebastian Coe has already learned that some battles are simply not worth fighting when you're trying to lead a major sport out of crisis. banker's arrest sends shares tumbling, 26 Nov 2015 20:17:11 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The arrest of one of Brazil's richest men has sent shares in his bank tumbling. and Putin agree on closer anti-IS coordination, 26 Nov 2015 20:46:26 GMTFrench President Francois Hollande and Russia’s Vladimir Putin agreed to share intelligence information and cooperate on selecting targets in the fight against the Islamic State group, raising hope for closer ties between Moscow and the U.S.-led anti-IS coalition following the Paris terror attacks. to require Cubans to get entry visas, 27 Nov 2015 00:08:20 GMTQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador announced Thursday that it will begin requiring Cubans to get visas to enter beginning Tuesday, seeking to discourage the flow of migrants. Salvador breaks of corruption ring of judges, lawyers, 26 Nov 2015 23:01:59 GMTSAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors in El Salvador say they have broken up a ring of a dozen lawyers, judges and a prosecutor who fixed court rulings in exchange for bribes. gather for Thanksgiving meal in Minneapolis, 26 Nov 2015 22:51:45 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Protesters and community members dined on donated pies, macaroni and cheese and traditional Thanksgiving fare Thursday outside a Minneapolis police station that has been the site of ongoing demonstrations since an officer fatally shot a black man earlier this month. scores 22, USC beats No. 20 Wichita State, 26 Nov 2015 22:16:15 GMTLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Freshman Bennie Boatright had a career-high 22 points and USC beat No. 20 Wichita State 72-69 in a first-round game Thursday at the AdvoCare Invitational. spat over downed Russian warplane escalates, 26 Nov 2015 21:15:13 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A tug-of-war over a Russian warplane downed by a Turkish fighter jet at the border with Syria escalated Thursday, with Moscow drafting a slew of economic sanctions against Turkey and the Turkish president defiantly declaring that his military will shoot down any new intruder. Agency not doing enough against dengue fever, 27 Nov 2015 00:05:28 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii state Sen. Russell Ruderman worries whenever there's a mosquito buzzing in his home. Latest: Friday's protest to target main shopping area, 26 Nov 2015 20:14:25 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):