FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 01 Jul 2016 12:01:10 -07:00The Latest: Flood wrecked 1,500 homes; $36M in road damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fadc5ab1bd74fef949a1ae8c471bf58Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:46:03 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on flooding that has devastated parts of West Virginia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fadc5ab1bd74fef949a1ae8c471bf58Christie shutting down road projects after deal collapseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ad012b0c04e4c7d9fb08e420d60c5b3Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:08:09 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie dropped a jackhammer on New Jersey politics late Thursday, ordering an eventual shutdown of roadwork projects after Democratic lawmakers failed to agree with him on how to address the state transportation fund's borrowing authority, which expired Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ad012b0c04e4c7d9fb08e420d60c5b3WWI soldiers mingle with commuters in artist's Somme tributehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bb7ff56ceed4248aaff2a93c7c1dda0Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:01:20 GMTLONDON (AP) — British commuters were met by the eerie sight of World War I soldiers in uniform as they made their way to work Friday, the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bb7ff56ceed4248aaff2a93c7c1dda0Kansas teens at center of unequal pay dispute find new jobshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8161734fc31419b9e4c4d2f084c3261Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:58:43 GMTKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two teens have new jobs after their firing from a Kansas pizza restaurant touched off a heated discussion about persistent pay inequality in the American workplace.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8161734fc31419b9e4c4d2f084c3261California governor signs stringent gun bills, vetoes othershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d60ac0ad74d4394b5b3f525d4ad274dFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:17:22 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed six stringent gun-control measures Friday that will require people to turn in high-capacity magazines and require background checks for ammunition sales, as California Democrats seek to strengthen gun laws that are already among the strictest in the nation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d60ac0ad74d4394b5b3f525d4ad274dNYPD search for gunman in death of owner of famed pizzeriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dca82316d11c4a7db245452817cc68e1Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:29:46 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Authorities in New York were searching Friday for a gunman in the fatal ambush of the owner of the famed L&B Spumoni Gardens pizza restaurant in Brooklyn.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dca82316d11c4a7db245452817cc68e1Agent: Wizards, Bradley Beal agree on 5-year, $128M contracthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dc17fcfff60462f92444264906c2181Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:59:04 GMTThe Washington Wizards wasted no time in locking up shooting guard Bradley Beal, agreeing to a five-year maximum contract worth $128 million not long after the free agent market's opening bell Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dc17fcfff60462f92444264906c2181Are we overusing the tribute of flying flag at half-staff?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0d01b9026bc4c3e985a857b93764637Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:52:55 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Nearly every day, somewhere in the country, the Stars and Stripes was lowered to half-staff last year in one of the most significant official gestures of mourning and respect, an Associated Press analysis found.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0d01b9026bc4c3e985a857b93764637Study: climate change warming Asian waters, altering monsoonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b970c1a34d94f9fb716ab7f8829124cFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:01:00 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Each year as temperatures rise across India, farmers look to the sky and pray for rain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b970c1a34d94f9fb716ab7f8829124cLedecky poised to win 3rd individual title at US swim trialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e290f364aec40698f9a59ac77ee6564Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:47:18 GMTOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Katie Ledecky set herself up to swim a third individual event in Rio, qualifying fastest for the 800-meter freestyle at the U.S. trials Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e290f364aec40698f9a59ac77ee65647,000 baby turkeys die in fire; Thanksgiving orders affectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90f03b7678584071a8c0bda227376664Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:37:06 GMTLANCASTER, Mass. (AP) — Seven thousand baby turkeys have been killed in a Massachusetts barn fire, and the farm's owners say that means they won't be able to meet all of their Thanksgiving orders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90f03b7678584071a8c0bda227376664The Latest: Friends remember man dead in driverless crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfc1475f5d3e4257b99be99b1244dffaFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:13:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the first reported death of a motorist using self-driving technology (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfc1475f5d3e4257b99be99b1244dffaWashington flummoxed over federal Confederate flag displayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9707d613d1a4ae18243d1f2e1ca8f27Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:45:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A year after South Carolina removed the Confederate flag from its capitol grounds, official Washington is struggling with further restrictions on the flag's display on federal property, including in the U.S. Capitol complex.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9707d613d1a4ae18243d1f2e1ca8f27Records: Trump used charity cash for Tim Tebow memorabiliahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbc8fe7452d54789a1ea03941dc986dfFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:34:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump used money from his own charity to purchase an autographed Tim Tebow helmet and a jersey four years ago during a charity auction for the Susan J. Komen Foundation, The Washington Post reported Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbc8fe7452d54789a1ea03941dc986dfElection set to fill seat vacated by convicted congressmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de1d3cc25ad14bf4881084e463ee8e2bFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:56:57 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A special election will be held the day of the general election to fill a Pennsylvania U.S. House seat left vacant by a Democratic congressman convicted in a federal racketeering case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de1d3cc25ad14bf4881084e463ee8e2bPuerto Rico faces historic default as rescue bill approvedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9619a32bdccd42c8a04d082190b2b08cFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:12:48 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico faced a historic default Friday as it entered a new financial era that will put its dire finances under the control of a federal oversight board while allowing it room to ease a crushing debt burden.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9619a32bdccd42c8a04d082190b2b08cThe Latest: Mountain biker Kulhavy back after broken handhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dafd1dc1e6424f69b7579ae71572f55bFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:36:42 GMTThe Latest on the Olympics ahead of the Rio Games (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dafd1dc1e6424f69b7579ae71572f55bToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40436d9913354b8984c2e4a09acf7468Fri, 08 Jul 2016 04:00:00 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40436d9913354b8984c2e4a09acf7468Investor Derby: Gold leads the market in 2Qhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee8941aaf5934b9d8507f2db050d5833Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:42:03 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Gold shone brighter than any other investment in an up-and-down quarter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee8941aaf5934b9d8507f2db050d5833Palestinian kills Israeli, wounds family in West Bank attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d40e839e8754d1898a601c8bc2a8498Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:19:08 GMTRAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian gunman ambushed a family traveling in a car in the West Bank on Friday, killing an Israeli man and wounding his wife and two teenage children in an assault that prompted the military to send hundreds of troops to the area — the largest operation in the territory in two years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d40e839e8754d1898a601c8bc2a8498Traffic deaths surged in 2015 as driving hit new recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7163d5f34c7474c8c150f0e7e0dd703Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:57:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Traffic deaths surged last year as drivers racked up more miles behind the wheel than ever before, a result of an improved economy and lower gas prices, according to preliminary government data released Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7163d5f34c7474c8c150f0e7e0dd703Minnesota woman's terrorism link revealed in Virginia casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6958d916359a449995cbe3f500ec00d7Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:12:07 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman charged with providing support to al-Shabab is helping the federal government's case against two other women accused of helping the terrorist group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6958d916359a449995cbe3f500ec00d7Mideast mediators questions Israel's commitment to 2 stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/beac116d3d8b49459c0d17e6efbc963bFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:01:46 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — International mediators trying to promote Mideast peace warned in a highly anticipated report Friday that Israel's settlement expansion is eroding the viability of a Palestinian state and raises "legitimate questions" about its commitment to a two-state solution.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/beac116d3d8b49459c0d17e6efbc963bThe Latest: Lawmaker: Few changes to N. Carolina LGBT lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef298b68d75a4f6abfe415ad905a0d5dFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:38:19 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina law limiting protections for the LGBT community (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef298b68d75a4f6abfe415ad905a0d5dPolice say murder-suicide left 3 dead in wealthy cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebe7d211458c49efb2e1e7d6b591a9baFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:54:20 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Investigators have confirmed that the deaths of a teenage girl and two women in a house in one of the nation's wealthiest communities were a murder-suicide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebe7d211458c49efb2e1e7d6b591a9baAs desire to acquire mounts, so does risk of losseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec0871860f5b4c609765adda92d86b73Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:06:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The word suggests compassion, benevolence. It even sounds nice.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec0871860f5b4c609765adda92d86b73Colorado city to stop selling ice cream at pools, parkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b9cd7ba0d6d41248cbdb541d89ae3b4Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:55:18 GMTBOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Boulder residents will no longer be able to cool off with an ice cream cone by the pool because the city has discontinued the sweet treat as a vending option at all Parks and Recreation facilities.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b9cd7ba0d6d41248cbdb541d89ae3b4Attorney general regrets meeting with Bill Clintonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b1f70dd18da47e0887c897587a8af7eFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:29:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch acknowledged Friday that her meeting with Bill Clinton while his wife is under federal investigation "cast a shadow" on the public's perception of a case playing heavily into the presidential campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b1f70dd18da47e0887c897587a8af7eBehind famed hot dog contest, a whopper of a legendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/574bb3a8d8dd44e2a7f84f46727ca224Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:51:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Nathan's Famous may be in the hot dog business, but for decades they've been peddling a whopper.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/574bb3a8d8dd44e2a7f84f46727ca224Correction: Coal Jobs vs Air Pollution storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d18cc73ad82c49a6ad2600e8d95af74dFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:03:58 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In a story June 28 about a proposed coal ban in Oakland, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the organization that David Smith represents. He is an attorney for the Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal, not the Oregon Bulk and Oversized Terminal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d18cc73ad82c49a6ad2600e8d95af74dIranian women complain they can't attend volleyball matcheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf238737e2b44c618b723ebe5226ee06Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:40:38 GMTIranian women report they are being barred from attending a major volleyball tournament featuring the Olympic-bound men's national team, reigniting a debate about whether Iran should be allowed to host international matches.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf238737e2b44c618b723ebe5226ee06Bodies found as Kenya charges 3 policemen over missing menhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb458e50e0b0477fab1323813cd2172eFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:43:06 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The bodies of a human rights lawyer and another missing man were found in a Kenyan river Friday, and the country's police chief said three police officers have been arrested and will be charged with murder.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb458e50e0b0477fab1323813cd2172eEx-NFL player shot by homeowner says he's happy to be alivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94d47aaab9c2452a9e5e73b361044babFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:17:58 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former Detroit Lions cornerback who was shot by a homeowner when authorities say he tried to break in to a multimillion-dollar home in Portland said at a court hearing that he was happy to be alive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94d47aaab9c2452a9e5e73b361044babMan United signs Ibrahimovic, reunites him with Mourinhohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7205c4b46e941a48a44a0ec97bc82b9Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:36:28 GMTZlatan Ibrahimovic signed for Manchester United on Friday, handing one of soccer's most enigmatic players a late career move to the world's richest league and a chance to help revive a fallen giant.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7205c4b46e941a48a44a0ec97bc82b9The Latest: Trump: Lynch-Clinton meeting opens Pandora's boxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c8cecc1eedb4f228e41ff1a1d160d2eFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:32:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c8cecc1eedb4f228e41ff1a1d160d2eTesla crash could hurt sentiment on driverless carshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9e76e436c774aa6a91e8993c09b0f62Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:21:27 GMTDETROIT (AP) — It was the crash the auto industry knew was coming but still feared.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9e76e436c774aa6a91e8993c09b0f62Bald eagles making strong recovery in Virginiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d10dd4afbd549069e2a95c63f809571Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:03:29 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's bald eagle population is thriving at levels not likely seen since before the United States was a country, one of the nation's top eagle experts said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d10dd4afbd549069e2a95c63f809571Investigators: US lab worker in Colorado faked test resultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4b8ee3d535b42f6be7ebac9e466da3bFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:58:25 GMTDENVER (AP) — A worker at a federal laboratory in Colorado intentionally manipulated test results for years, possibly tainting research on toxic metals in the Everglades, uranium near the Grand Canyon and coal in Afghanistan, investigators say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4b8ee3d535b42f6be7ebac9e466da3bChicago police prepare for July 4 weekend violencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cff55b59dbb4c0782e378e66723a998Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:29:20 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — After a month in which nearly 15 people were shot every day, Chicago Police announced a July 4 weekend show of force that will include thousands more officers on the streets, officers toting high-powered weapons at airports and teams of officers patrolling the city's most dangerous neighborhoods, tourist attractions, train stations and parks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cff55b59dbb4c0782e378e66723a998Court OKs trial for girl who texted boyfriend urging suicidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3e919f16c4644c7ba3bb27a1da0581cFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:15:19 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A teenager who sent her boyfriend dozens of text messages encouraging him to take his own life and telling him to "get back in" a truck filled with carbon monoxide fumes must stand trial for involuntary manslaughter, the state's highest court ruled Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3e919f16c4644c7ba3bb27a1da0581cNHL teams make splashes in opening hour of free agencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/827b3e28d7fa420b848f4a1ee88f8e3aFri, 01 Jul 2016 17:58:10 GMTNHL teams combined to make a flurry of deals on the first shift of free agency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/827b3e28d7fa420b848f4a1ee88f8e3aAttackers take hostages at Bangladesh restauranthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98bc34311e534b07bbd94d3e34f8d22bFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:30:19 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A group of as many as nine gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital on Friday night, taking hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98bc34311e534b07bbd94d3e34f8d22bThe Latest: Casino: Union actions detrimental for Taj Mahalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87a0d9217fcd4362adeebef49a5a00d7Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:55:42 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on Atlantic City's main casino workers union and its strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87a0d9217fcd4362adeebef49a5a00d7NYPD investigating shooting death of Brooklyn pizzhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cee3acadbf34e368ae72472e80c0e9eFri, 01 Jul 2016 18:23:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Authorities in New York were searching Friday for a gunman in the fatal ambush of the owner of the famed L&B Spumoni Gardens pizza restaurant in Brooklyn.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cee3acadbf34e368ae72472e80c0e9eFatal Telsa crash shows limits of self-driving technologyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58fa536591d742b6b7ba05a0d0332522Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:53:45 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating the first reported death of a driver whose car was in self-driving mode when he crashed. Joshua D. Brown, 40, died May 7 when his Tesla Model S, which was operating on "autopilot," failed to activate its brakes and hit a truck in Florida.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58fa536591d742b6b7ba05a0d0332522UN reports new sex abuse allegations against peacekeepershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ec373abe0584b9e80cb1de4afbf1fa2Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:13:55 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says two new sexual abuse allegations against international peacekeepers in Central African Republic have surfaced.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ec373abe0584b9e80cb1de4afbf1fa2Ibrahimovic joins Man United as English clubs begin spendinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6654a7515e248d29031193864f0a017Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:07:54 GMTZlatan Ibrahimovic's high-profile move to Manchester United was confirmed on Friday, headlining the first day of what likely will be the busiest and biggest-spending transfer window ever seen in English soccer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6654a7515e248d29031193864f0a0171 week after flood, tap water restored in W.Va. townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe89731d2e214f8282cc35110f932abeFri, 01 Jul 2016 17:58:54 GMTCLENDENIN, W.Va. (AP) — A week after deadly floods ravaged West Virginia, all residents in one of the hardest-hit towns have tap water again. They just can't drink it yet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe89731d2e214f8282cc35110f932abePutin: Moscow would shift troops if Finland joined NATOhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd0801723cd441b8a7724b8ab8fdc511Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:09:36 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Moscow would reposition its troops if Finland were to join NATO, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd0801723cd441b8a7724b8ab8fdc511Wrestling to use Rio Games as showcase for changes in sporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83288891528742b7963dcc0928a57396Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:52:38 GMTThree years ago, the wrestling community was forced to contemplate life without the Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83288891528742b7963dcc0928a57396