FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:15:10 -07:00Ford recalls 432K cars because of software problemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/318a1f83a34d40eb86bcb19cebd86da5Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:46:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Ford is recalling 432,000 Focus, C-Max and Escape vehicles because of a software problem that could keep their engines running after drivers try to shut them down.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/318a1f83a34d40eb86bcb19cebd86da5The Latest: Greek party: Media biased in referendum coveragehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27be5600faa34eec9164b508bc21d4dfThu, 02 Jul 2015 17:32:49 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27be5600faa34eec9164b508bc21d4dfSTORY REMOVED: Little League-Yellow Baseballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/509e79e04908495aad94ebdcfca3ffbbThu, 02 Jul 2015 17:17:05 GMTGROSSE POINTE WOODS, Mich. (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about the Little League banning a yellow ball that allowed a visually impaired Detroit-area albino boy to play. A spokesman for Little League International and the president of the Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores Little League both said Thursday that a decision was made just before the start of a weekend tournament in the Detroit area that the ball would be allowed. It was used in two games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/509e79e04908495aad94ebdcfca3ffbbSonia Manzano, who played Maria on 'Sesame Street,' retiringhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e707028d427f40f1ac6cc6f08b085414Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:12:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — "Sesame Street" is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show since 1971, is retiring.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e707028d427f40f1ac6cc6f08b085414UN observers say Burundi elections on Monday were not freehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad51bbf545f04014ac6db5aac50550d0Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:59:00 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. observer mission has concluded that Burundi's parliamentary elections on Monday were not "free, credible and inclusive."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad51bbf545f04014ac6db5aac50550d0US stocks lower after mixed US job report, new Greek fearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7ef1d0ecb804ba1b770317c43fb6af9Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:19:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell in afternoon trading Thursday following the release of a mixed report on the U.S. job market and news that Greek finances are deteriorating as a Sunday referendum on terms of an international bailout nears. While U.S. payrolls grew overall, many people gave up looking for work and wage growth stalled. Investors drove bond prices up in a bet that the Federal Reserve will be in no hurry to raise interest rates soon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7ef1d0ecb804ba1b770317c43fb6af9Outraged over peas in guac? Wait until you try Brocamole!http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/feb76ff23b8948858d5109a576c3465fThu, 02 Jul 2015 17:11:22 GMTThank goodness for Twitter-powered outrage. How else would we know just how horribly offensive the combination of peas and avocados is?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/feb76ff23b8948858d5109a576c3465fMaryland governor out of hospital after 1st round of chemohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fce1ccdc3d8471fa7b5c8822ca52d3aThu, 02 Jul 2015 17:59:21 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is out of the hospital and back at work after his first round of chemotherapy for an aggressive form of cancer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fce1ccdc3d8471fa7b5c8822ca52d3aTesla tops 11,000 vehicles delivered in second quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/564211e43b184a88b54c7ce1b07ba3c3Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:02:48 GMTPALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla's second-quarter deliveries surged 52 percent to set a company record exceeding 11,000 vehicles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/564211e43b184a88b54c7ce1b07ba3c3Boko Haram guns down 97 people praying in mosques in Nigeriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3385cda161f24440981b91a56489d213Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:00:25 GMTMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A government official and a self-defense fighter say Boko Haram extremists have gunned down nearly 100 Muslims praying in mosques in northeastern Nigeria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3385cda161f24440981b91a56489d2132 charged in death of baby who ingested heroin, cocainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd21d011b7194f4c97eaeb6e8aeeb3deThu, 02 Jul 2015 17:38:41 GMTKINGSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Two people have been charged in the overdose death of a 13-month-old New York girl who ingested heroin and cocaine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd21d011b7194f4c97eaeb6e8aeeb3deWashington woman's measles death is first in US since 2003http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f6a90dc1de942c6890ee90b4a170d61Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:53:28 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Washington state health officials say measles caused the death of a woman from the northwest part of the state in the spring — the first measles death in the U.S. since 2003 and the first in Washington since 1990.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f6a90dc1de942c6890ee90b4a170d61Official: Boko Haram extremists kill 97 people praying in mosques in northeast Nigerian townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdc510031b984cea80a30cf93a1cb34fThu, 02 Jul 2015 17:48:26 GMTMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Official: Boko Haram extremists kill 97 people praying in mosques in northeast Nigerian town.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdc510031b984cea80a30cf93a1cb34fVirginia's Pamunkey Indian Tribe granted federal recognitionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4385c68f773a4bacbd2eb4dfb9f48617Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:26:09 GMTNORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Department of Interior granted federal recognition to a Virginia Indian tribe for the first time on Thursday, more than 400 years after the first permanent English settlers encountered those Indians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4385c68f773a4bacbd2eb4dfb9f48617Judge awards $134M in suit over death, injury of soldiershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b29f335131304bd8917441f2754e3f06Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:34:32 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Utah has awarded $134.2 million to an American solider injured in Afghanistan and the widow of another soldier killed there in a lawsuit filed against a Canadian man who pleaded guilty in a grenade attack involving the two soldiers when he was 15.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b29f335131304bd8917441f2754e3f06'Cartel Land' shows good and bad of vigilantes in Mexico, UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbd1720c8e1449ada89b2b9761b5cb15Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:57:53 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — The documentary "Cartel Land" opens with chilling night scenes of large-scale methamphetamine cooking in rural Mexico. What viewers later learn is how such drug production became deeply intertwined with the vigilante movement that emerged in 2013 and 2014 to oust the region's main drug cartel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbd1720c8e1449ada89b2b9761b5cb15Navy triples paid maternity leave to 18 weekshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1837bc0fb214f508e1814a1c514cacaThu, 02 Jul 2015 17:54:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy is tripling the amount of paid maternity leave that female sailors and Marines can take after the birth of a child, and will now provide a total of 18 weeks off.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1837bc0fb214f508e1814a1c514cacaFDA clears drug for leading form of cystic fibrosishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4ed54a1cd9b49b596eeb8f45f602066Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:58:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials have approved a new combination drug for the most common form of cystic fibrosis, the debilitating inherited disease that causes internal mucus buildup, lung infections and early death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4ed54a1cd9b49b596eeb8f45f602066Roger Federer sails into 3rd round and hits 'tweener'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/876b76f2ee5f43d48165cb05f8e6b811Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:57:08 GMTLONDON (AP) — With a casual between-the-legs shot, Roger Federer displayed the magic that makes him so special on Centre Court at Wimbledon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/876b76f2ee5f43d48165cb05f8e6b811Greek vote campaign begins amid grinding cash crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95951bdc765b486c90285590b5a681d9Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:42:23 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The battle for Greek votes entered full swing Thursday ahead of a crucial weekend referendum that could decide whether the country falls out of the euro. For Greeks, particularly the elderly, the daily struggle to get cash ground on in the face of uncertainty.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95951bdc765b486c90285590b5a681d9UN says coca production jumped 44 percent in Colombiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6099ebb8748e4ac9918855787434e62eThu, 02 Jul 2015 18:07:11 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Cultivation of the leaf used to make cocaine skyrocketed last year in Colombia, according to a new study by the United Nations that is likely to raise questions about the government's decision to abandon a US-backed aerial eradication campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6099ebb8748e4ac9918855787434e62e'Shark Week' returns for 28th year with first Cuban visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff145d2fce7f4e73a84c8b879ebac545Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:54:08 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Sharks are serious business this summer, with "Sharknado"-style flippancy a barely heard echo following grisly attacks on beachgoers off the Florida, California and North and South Carolina coasts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff145d2fce7f4e73a84c8b879ebac545WestJet Airlines receives 4 false bomb threats in 5 dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f72fc1ad68943999e6dcda2d7ba29bcThu, 02 Jul 2015 16:47:09 GMTTORONTO (AP) — WestJet says it will not speculate why the airline has received four false bomb threats in five days, forcing flight diversions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f72fc1ad68943999e6dcda2d7ba29bcThe Latest: Greece: IMF report justifies Greek debt stancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f631487e3ac746a18e47132fe8e807b9Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:53:01 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f631487e3ac746a18e47132fe8e807b9Church fires common, but usually not the result of arsonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abbfeb1a3c4a476eb15bd5f33fe94892Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:54:24 GMTGREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — As investigators probe church fires including the blaze that destroyed a rural black church targeted by the Ku Klux Klan 20 years ago, the question is spreading through social media: #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abbfeb1a3c4a476eb15bd5f33fe94892Ocean City retains title as New Jersey's most popular beachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc6f46d606fc49b5bc24754280a1e75cThu, 02 Jul 2015 16:45:32 GMTOCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — The winner and still champion of New Jersey's Top Ten Beaches contest is ... Ocean City!http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc6f46d606fc49b5bc24754280a1e75cEgypt military pounds Sinai militant positions, kills 23http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f982e6554b8e470e86d34b6ef2852ecdThu, 02 Jul 2015 17:19:38 GMTCAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian military pounded Islamic militant positions and killed 23 extremists in dawn raids in Sinai on Thursday, a day after an unprecedented assault by Islamic State-linked extremists in the restive peninsula that undermined government efforts to stem an insurgency in the area despite a two-year crackdown.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f982e6554b8e470e86d34b6ef2852ecd6 corrections officers injured during Arizona prison fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3e42d3cc9544db9ad72158c4ec04e08Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:25:42 GMTKINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Corrections Department says six officers at a state prison complex received minor injuries while breaking up a fight between inmates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3e42d3cc9544db9ad72158c4ec04e08US soldiers awarded $134M in suit against ex-Gitmo detaineehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4b462b62f624af7acbb02b9f897b183Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:44:34 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Utah has awarded a $134.2 million default judgment in a lawsuit filed on behalf of two American soldiers against a Canadian man who pleaded guilty to committing war crimes when he was 15.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4b462b62f624af7acbb02b9f897b183Sanders raises $15 million after launching presidential bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2451aded98e41938129043eb179d968Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:24:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign says the Vermont Democrat has raised $15 million since joining the race in late April, a strong total for his challenge against front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2451aded98e41938129043eb179d968USPS to offer Elvis Presley greatest hits CD with stamphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78f5db7f4df9411fb23ae85394d4b4d0Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:20:06 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is offering an Elvis Presley greatest hits CD to go along with a new commemorative stamp.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78f5db7f4df9411fb23ae85394d4b4d0Governor: North Carolina looking for shark attack patternshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf44f20631344fb8ace478b665f05d84Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:48:08 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Safety officials are still trying to find patterns in the series of shark attacks on the North Carolina coast that might help keep the key tourism region safe for visitors, Gov. Pat McCrory said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf44f20631344fb8ace478b665f05d84US regulator says Fiat Chrysler recall woes are widespreadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e2ffcc7803342cc93d55b483cd466ffThu, 02 Jul 2015 17:10:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A top U.S. auto safety regulator accused Fiat Chrysler of failing to provide timely and accurate recall information to her agency and said that customers also have problems getting accurate information.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e2ffcc7803342cc93d55b483cd466ffBody of prison escapee released to New York funeral homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55edaccfcae646de837df337ccd27de7Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:56:33 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The body of a convicted murderer who was fatally shot three weeks after he broke out of prison was released to a funeral home Thursday as his fellow escapee continued his recovery at a hospital under heavy guard.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55edaccfcae646de837df337ccd27de7How 5 Gulf Coast states will divide BP oil spill settlementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de65abeb579e4d64bc71dac6f696b5e5Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:49:01 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Most of the $18.7 billion proposed settlement that BP reached over its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill would go to five Gulf Coast states, if the deal is approved by a judge. A portion of the settlement is not assigned to any particular state. Here's how the state-specific money breaks down, with payments to states being made over nearly two decades:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de65abeb579e4d64bc71dac6f696b5e5'Magic Mike XXL' outstripping 'Terminator' at box officehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/859b69a4912143939e910404228f4469Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:01:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — "Magic Mike XXL" is narrowly outstripping "Terminator Genisys" at the holiday weekend box office.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/859b69a4912143939e910404228f4469The case for Greece: when it forgave Germany's debthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/907bacbaf4e14168a2b3090276ba45a2Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:01:46 GMTLONDON (AP) — Forgiving debt, if done right, can get an economy back on its feet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/907bacbaf4e14168a2b3090276ba45a2Unemployment rate for black Americans at 7-year lowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/319ec6094ea54fabb1b614f37645025bThu, 02 Jul 2015 17:53:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Black Americans made strides in the job market in June, with their unemployment rate reaching its lowest level in seven years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/319ec6094ea54fabb1b614f37645025bReport: Saudi king censors TV host, pro-Brotherhood scholarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d0d74625da644e39737fc3e5d85a1d9Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:47:12 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A government-linked Saudi news website reported Thursday that King Salman ordered an investigation and trial of a pro-Muslim Brotherhood scholar and a television host after an episode that was critical of his predecessor King Abdullah's policies toward the outlawed Islamist group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d0d74625da644e39737fc3e5d85a1d9Leopard mauls guide's arm in attack in South African parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79f36b9a33b545799faf87e4d2d384ddThu, 02 Jul 2015 17:31:29 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Authorities in South Africa say a leopard has mauled a wildlife guide in an attack on an open tourist safari vehicle in the country's flagship wildlife park.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79f36b9a33b545799faf87e4d2d384ddObama's counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b3fae0363f24e1794ece7b35ca85254Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:08:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b3fae0363f24e1794ece7b35ca85254Federal government to step up bird flu monitoring this fallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4efc2e30f5714dabab0a0c418dc0bc1eThu, 02 Jul 2015 17:17:18 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The federal government has announced plans to step up monitoring of wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4efc2e30f5714dabab0a0c418dc0bc1eTiger Woods shoots 4-under 66 at Greenbrier Classichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6546b5b46674975988bc18abb2214e6Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:46:09 GMTWHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods has rebounded from a dismal U.S. Open with a 4-under-par 66 in the opening round of The Greenbrier Classic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6546b5b46674975988bc18abb2214e6Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation in Tennesseehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3157d2758fd1400bafee2029e8282e08Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:03:49 GMTMARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands of people within a 2-mile radius.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3157d2758fd1400bafee2029e8282e08Attack on UN convoy in Mali kills 6 peacekeepers, wounds 5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a8e39b9a2af45948c95ab4bbe9afc96Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:02:25 GMTBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — An attack Thursday on a convoy in northern Mali killed six United Nations peacekeepers and wounded five others, the U.N. said. All of the victims were from Burkina Faso.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a8e39b9a2af45948c95ab4bbe9afc96Gulf states reach $18.7B settlement with BP over oil spillhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed11de7e5d394b1db0cfdf85b4983123Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:57:03 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP and five Gulf states announced a record $18.7 billion settlement Thursday that resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant's oil spill in 2010.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed11de7e5d394b1db0cfdf85b4983123Kenya detains alleged Islamic State recruiters from Ugandahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/857db2c7f10b402f9c65277a6f515c91Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:51:09 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan authorities are holding two Ugandan men who are accused of recruiting for the Islamic State group in East Africa.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/857db2c7f10b402f9c65277a6f515c91After trade deal, Obama seeks to repair rift with laborhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add2a44515b34750b309c83a4a4a9046Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:47:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After the push for trade legislation ruptured relations between the White House and organized labor, President Barack Obama is embarking on something of a repair mission.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/add2a44515b34750b309c83a4a4a9046Woman in Mormon church photo voices support for gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72fa257f0a2742be83dc03d89b9467f5Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:02:13 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Mormon woman whose photograph was used by her church last week on a webpage explaining the faith's belief that marriage should be between a man and woman says she supports the legalization of gay marriage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72fa257f0a2742be83dc03d89b9467f5Disillusioned ex-Israeli peace negotiator finds hope onlinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5de742209b5447bbaca7891b21703fcdThu, 02 Jul 2015 17:02:23 GMTTEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Four years ago, disillusioned former peace negotiator Uri Savir launched a Facebook group aimed at bringing together moderate voices from Israel and across the Arab world. Now he's celebrating his vision with a near million-strong online movement stretching across the Middle East's most hostile borders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5de742209b5447bbaca7891b21703fcd