FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Oct 2016 14:49:35 -07:00How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday, 21 Oct 2016 21:24:24 GMTU.S. stocks closed mostly lower Friday, led by declines in phone companies, health care and energy stocks. Consumer staples and technology companies eked out slight gains. Investors continued to focus on corporate America, reviewing earnings from General Electric, McDonald's and other big companies. AT&T lost 3 percent following reports that the company is considering a deal to acquire the media conglomerate Time Warner. says NBA labor deal not done yet, but getting close, 21 Oct 2016 20:36:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — This season hasn't started and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver already has good news about next season. rejects move of Confederate statue from park, 21 Oct 2016 20:23:18 GMTGATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Historical Commission is blocking a plan by Memphis city leaders to move a statue honoring a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader out of the downtown area. stocks close mostly lower; eke out gain for the week, 21 Oct 2016 21:10:54 GMTThe major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Friday, capping a day spent wavering between small gains and losses. yet adored ex-mayor waging write-in campaign, 21 Oct 2016 20:50:12 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Sipping a tea latte in the window of a Baltimore mall, former Mayor Sheila Dixon, whose long political career was derailed by a fraud conviction, waved at a seemingly never-ending stream of admirers. Georgia can keep execution drug provider secret, 21 Oct 2016 20:46:57 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Georgia doesn't have to reveal information about its execution drug to two Mississippi death row inmates, a federal judge in Atlanta has ruled. Latest: Pennsylvania chancellor applauds faculty pact, 21 Oct 2016 21:01:37 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the contract dispute that led to a walkout by professors at 14 Pennsylvania state universities (all times local): enacts restrictions on Airbnb, with fines of up to $7,500, 21 Oct 2016 21:08:55 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on Airbnb on Friday with a new law authorizing fines of up to $7,500 for many short-term rentals. state senator gets prison for taking bribes, 21 Oct 2016 21:03:21 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Former California state Sen. Ron Calderon was sentenced Friday to 3½ years in prison in a corruption scandal in which he acknowledged taking bribes in exchange for his influence in Sacramento. Latest: Judge says Kansas man poses 'grave danger', 21 Oct 2016 20:54:23 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on three men accused of conspiring to detonate truck bombs at an apartment complex where Somali immigrants live in western Kansas (all times local): police: Woman runs over 2 men, killing 1 after fight, 21 Oct 2016 20:39:15 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — An intoxicated 29-year-old woman has been arrested after driving over her boyfriend and another man, killing the other man, as the two men fought in a parking lot, Phoenix police said Friday corrections officer convicted in K-9 partner's death, 21 Oct 2016 21:27:14 GMTBELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A former central Pennsylvania corrections officer has been convicted of animal cruelty charges in connection with the death of his K-9 partner last summer. Latest: Union: Ohio's death row move will cause hardship, 21 Oct 2016 21:13:15 GMTTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio's plans to move its death row (all times local): aide on trial says she told him of 'traffic study', 21 Oct 2016 20:20:47 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff testified Friday in her criminal trial that she told him about a traffic study on the George Washington Bridge before sending an email that it was "time for some traffic problems," which prosecutors say started a political revenge plot. never stops appreciating 'Never Gonna Give You Up', 21 Oct 2016 20:19:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Rick Astley exiled himself from music for a good part of the last three decades, but he never really left pop's consciousness. pleads guilty in UTEP betting scheme, 21 Oct 2016 21:16:38 GMTEL PASO, Texas (AP) — A former West Texas university student has pleaded guilty to a role in a gambling operation at the university that took bets from basketball players on different sports.'s, GE and Skechers slide; Reynolds American surges, 21 Oct 2016 20:21:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Latest: Clinton campaign wrestled with pipeline stance, 21 Oct 2016 20:56:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): Judge convicted of bribing officer with beer, 21 Oct 2016 20:11:14 GMTWILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a North Carolina judge has been convicted of bribery after he offered beer and money to an officer in exchange for text messages from his wife's cellphone because he suspected she was cheating on him. Capsules, 21 Oct 2016 21:38:01 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Defending champion Justin Thomas shot a 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead halfway through the CIMB Classic, staying within striking distance of his own tournament record at TPC Kuala Lumpur. Latest: Clinton says Trump 'threatening our democracy', 21 Oct 2016 21:19:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): niece, others seek shares of Prince's estate, 21 Oct 2016 21:13:45 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota judge says he'll try to rule quickly whether Minnesota law entitles a purported niece, grandniece and nephew of Prince to shares of the late rock superstar's estate. again finds himself as Donald Trump's clean-up man, 21 Oct 2016 20:28:37 GMTRENO, Nevada (AP) — It's become a familiar routine for Mike Pence. hires monitor for police reform after fatal stop, 21 Oct 2016 20:24:40 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The University of Cincinnati has hired an outside monitor to oversee reform of its police department after the fatal 2015 shooting of an unarmed black motorist by one of its police officers. camp preparing for possibility Trump won't concede, 21 Oct 2016 21:06:04 GMTWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton's campaign is increasingly preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump may never concede the presidential election should she win, a development that could enormously complicate the crucial early weeks of her preparations to take office.' Beckham fined $24K for taking helmet off after TD, 21 Oct 2016 21:22:22 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was fined $24,309 by the NFL on Friday for taking off his helmet during a touchdown celebration last Sunday against Baltimore. California state Sen. Ron Calderon sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison in bribery case., 21 Oct 2016 20:31:34 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Former California state Sen. Ron Calderon sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison in bribery case. Latest: Pence, NH Republicans put up united front, 21 Oct 2016 20:51:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): may enter ride ride-hailing business next year, 21 Oct 2016 20:52:42 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors has plans to get into the ride-hailing and sharing businesses. president says he won't severe ties with US, 21 Oct 2016 20:13:31 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Friday he did not mean he would cut off ties with the United States when he said in China that he was separating from the U.S., adding it's in his country's best interest to stay with America. military reports 2 strikes against extremists in Yemen, 21 Oct 2016 20:27:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says it launched two attacks earlier this month in Yemen, killing eight people associated with the extremist group known as al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. professors agree to contract, end strike, 21 Oct 2016 20:43:57 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The union representing striking professors at 14 Pennsylvania state universities reached a tentative contract agreement Friday and immediately ended a walkout that was in its third day. Latest: Clinton says she'll be 'designated worrier', 21 Oct 2016 21:06:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): Pennsylvania state university professors to end walkout, negotiators reach tentative contract, 21 Oct 2016 20:12:44 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Striking Pennsylvania state university professors to end walkout, negotiators reach tentative contract. puts Giants' Brown on 'exempt' list pending abuse probe, 21 Oct 2016 20:40:55 GMTLONDON (AP) — The NFL placed Josh Brown on paid leave Friday hours after coach Ben McAdoo struggled to answer questions about how the New York Giants might discipline the kicker for abusing his wife. aging inmates, Ohio says it will again move death row, 21 Oct 2016 21:15:43 GMTTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is moving its death row for the third time in little over a decade, this time because of the growing number of aging inmates serving death sentences, state prison officials said Friday. main floods trench in Boston, killing 2 workers, 21 Oct 2016 21:12:17 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A water main gave way in Boston's South End neighborhood on Friday afternoon, flooding a deep trench and killing two workers, according to city officials. worker accused of stealing secrets to stay in custody, 21 Oct 2016 20:18:31 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — A former National Security Agency contractor accused in a massive theft of classified information will remain in custody as prosecutors continue building a case against him, a federal judge ruled Friday. shipping companies fined $1.5M for pollution, cover-up, 21 Oct 2016 21:02:08 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle on Friday ordered two companies owned by a Greek shipping magnate to pay $1.5 million after a jury found that a cargo ship deliberately pumped oil-polluted water into the ocean, then repeatedly lied and falsified records in an effort to deceive inspectors with the U.S. Coast Guard. County, Illinois, lawyer who posed as judge charged, 21 Oct 2016 21:33:26 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago-area judicial candidate who was once on the fast track to a high-salary, high-status job as a judge now faces charges of impersonating a judge when she was a court staff attorney early this year, prosecutors announced Friday. acquitted of manslaughter in fire that killed 6, 21 Oct 2016 20:58:47 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The owner of a building where six people were killed in a fire was acquitted Friday of manslaughter but was convicted of a code violation for converted attic rooms described by prosecutors as "death traps." fire in Mosul, IS attacks another Iraqi city, 21 Oct 2016 20:48:43 GMTKIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — Islamic State militants launched a wave of pre-dawn attacks in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, killing at least 14 people and setting off fierce clashes with Kurdish security forces that were still raging after sundown. internet repeatedly disrupted by cyberattacks on key firm, 21 Oct 2016 21:25:42 GMTLONDON (AP) — Cyberattacks on a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites across the United States Friday, according to analysts and company officials. The White House described the disruption as malicious. Members of a hacker group spread across China and Russia claimed responsibility, although their assertion couldn't be verified. sentence upheld in 1st case under 1994 Kansas law, 21 Oct 2016 20:24:53 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas' highest court on Friday upheld the death sentence of the first prisoner condemned in the state in three decades. Latest: After hot car death, parents talked of more kids, 21 Oct 2016 20:43:58 GMTBRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Georgia man charged with murder after his toddler son died in the back of a hot SUV (all times local): show European Mars probe crashed, may have exploded, 21 Oct 2016 20:49:28 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Europe's experimental Mars probe hit the right spot — but at the wrong speed — and may have ended up in a fiery ball of rocket fuel when it struck the surface, scientists said Friday. week in review: Yields trend still trending higher, 21 Oct 2016 21:17:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Municipal bond yields rose modestly this week, continuing October's upward trend. The 10-year yield on the AP Municipal Bond index was 2.076 percent Friday at 5 p.m. Eastern time. is Evan McMullin, third-party candidate surging in Utah?, 21 Oct 2016 21:19:40 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown on the fringe, independent candidate Evan McMullin is surging in the polls in Utah and drawing large crowds at rallies as he becomes the conduit for conservative voters fed up with Republican Donald Trump's crudeness and antics. Sullivan joins Marc Warren as Portugal Masters leaders, 21 Oct 2016 20:24:04 GMTVILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) — Defending champion Andy Sullivan had 10 birdies in a 10-under round of 61 to take a share of the lead after two rounds of the Portugal Masters on Friday. son was dying in hot car, Georgia man sent teen sex texts, 21 Oct 2016 21:31:15 GMTBRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man swapped sexual text messages with a teenage girl while his toddler son sat dying in the back seat of the father's sweltering SUV, his young texting partner testified in court Friday.