FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 Sep 2016 17:03:48 -07:00Ortiz honored by Yankees with painting, book of letters, 29 Sep 2016 23:25:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — David Ortiz was presented an oil painting of himself and a leather-bound book with handwritten letters from current and former Yankees during a pregame ceremony Thursday night to mark his final game in the Bronx. oil spill milestone: $520 million in seafood claims, 29 Sep 2016 21:26:50 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The administrator of economic loss claims resulting from the 2010 BP oil spill said Thursday that he expects about $520 million in seafood industry claims to be paid in the Gulf of Mexico states as early as next month. release ID of dead suspect in Philly stabbings, 29 Sep 2016 22:35:56 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police have identified a man who was shot and killed by officers after he allegedly stabbed two children, including his own son, and attacked three other people. says Christie aides prepped bridge case testimony, 29 Sep 2016 22:52:41 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The government's key witness in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal says people close to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gathered on a conference call to prep a cover story for the gridlock prosecutors contend was political revenge against a Democratic mayor. Ortiz given standing ovation in Yankee Stadium finale, 29 Sep 2016 23:49:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was given a 30-second standing ovation by fans at Yankee Stadium when he walked to home plate for the first at-bat of his final game in the Bronx. Westwood enters Ryder Cup on verge of history, 29 Sep 2016 21:58:15 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Over the last two decades of European dominance in the Ryder Cup, perhaps no player has personified the team's seemingly baffling advantage over the Americans more than Lee Westwood. Take back $3.4M in FEMA money from Mississippi school, 29 Sep 2016 22:17:53 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Auditors say the Federal Emergency Management Agency should take back nearly all of $3.5 million in grants approved for a church-run school in coastal Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina, though a school official says it actually received $2.8 million.'Sorry-I-Tased-You' cake doesn't cut it for Florida woman, 29 Sep 2016 22:12:55 GMTPENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida's woman's lawsuit says a deputy shot her with a stun gun, then apologized with a cake that said, "Sorry I Tased You" in blue frosting. Latest: 'Clean-burning igniter' exploded at Camp Minden, 29 Sep 2016 23:06:24 GMTMINDEN, La. (AP) — The Latest on explosion at Camp Minden in northwest Louisiana (all times local): latest: Mayor defends releasing image of shooting video, 29 Sep 2016 23:33:24 GMTEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in El Cajon, California (all times are local): officials: 2 supervisors, 2 officers hurt in attack, 29 Sep 2016 21:33:04 GMTPOLKTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say two supervisors were stabbed and two correctional officers sustained other injuries after being attacked at a state prison. Latest: Spieth and Reed lead US in opening match, 29 Sep 2016 22:23:41 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup (all times local):, Indians postponed after delay of over 4 hours, 29 Sep 2016 21:35:13 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Thursday's game between the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians has been postponed because of bad weather, a move that could force the teams to squeeze in a makeup game next week if it needs to be played because of postseason implications. protest opportunities are limited in college football, 29 Sep 2016 21:28:23 GMTLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — If Nebraska's Michael Rose-Ivey and teammates want to kneel during the national anthem again, their next opportunity will be the Nov. 5 game at Ohio State. Highlights, 29 Sep 2016 22:21:14 GMT___ police: Lyft driver charged with sexual assault, 29 Sep 2016 21:36:55 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando police have arrested a Lyft driver on charges of sexually assaulting a customer. than another call: Chief talks about school shooting, 29 Sep 2016 23:31:35 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — When two volunteer firefighters rolled up to an elementary school shooting, they said they found only a wrecked black pickup truck at the playground. There was no gunman, and no one inside the truck. Hampshire hotel is home to supersized cat, 29 Sep 2016 22:55:40 GMTWATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. (AP) — Guests at a hotel in New Hampshire can be forgiven for thinking a raccoon is lounging out front. Burfict active for Bengals' game vs Dolphins, 29 Sep 2016 23:10:33 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Linebacker Vontaze Burfict was active Thursday night for the Cincinnati Bengals' game against the Miami Dolphins. secretary: US will sharpen 'military edge' in Asia, 29 Sep 2016 23:59:15 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday the U.S. will "sharpen our military edge" in Asia and the Pacific in order to remain a dominant power in a region feeling the effects of China's rising military might. shooting audio appears to back up officer statements, 29 Sep 2016 23:39:08 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Charlotte, North Carolina, police officer calls for backup, saying he has spotted a man with a gun and a marijuana joint in his SUV. In follow-up radio traffic, the officer says a suspect has been wounded and is lying on the ground. would rename Boston bridge for Sox slugger Ortiz, 29 Sep 2016 22:46:30 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts officials are moving to name a bridge in honor of retiring Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. says Obama administration failed to follow health law, 29 Sep 2016 21:49:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for high costs from seriously ill patients, Congress' investigative arm said Thursday. Latest: Crash investigation hampered by safety issues, 29 Sep 2016 21:43:45 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey (all times local): judge blocks Arkansas Planned Parenthood defunding, 29 Sep 2016 21:58:37 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday temporarily prohibited Arkansas from blocking Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood, expanding her order requiring the state to continue paying for services for three patients who had sued over the move. prepares Puerto Rico for control board's takeover, 29 Sep 2016 22:52:24 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor turned over the reins of his government's finances to a federal control board and outlined what he considers priorities during a televised address Thursday to prepare the U.S. territory for a historic change. House committee: subpoenas in impeachment probe, 29 Sep 2016 21:48:42 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's House Judiciary Committee is issuing subpoenas to Gov. Robert Bentley and others in an ongoing impeachment investigation. chief, facing staff claims of harassment, to retire, 29 Sep 2016 22:38:15 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The head of Yosemite National Park will retire after employees complained that he created a hostile workplace by allowing bullying, harassment and other misconduct — allegations that have been made in other national parks, officials said Thursday.' Fernandez remembered as larger than life at funeral, 29 Sep 2016 22:08:43 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Despite all his accomplishments, Jose Fernandez never pitched a complete game, and on Thursday he was carried out of church in a casket with too much unfinished business. Police: Explosion in storage bunker at Camp Minden, 29 Sep 2016 22:48:00 GMTThe National Guard says a bunker full of "clean-burning igniter" exploded at Camp Minden, where a company went bankrupt and abandoned about 160 tons of the substance and 7,800 tons of potentially explosive artillery propellant. risks, Trump goes all-in on Bill Clinton's past, 29 Sep 2016 22:42:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump says he took the moral high ground at the first presidential debate by not mentioning the infidelities of former President Bill Clinton. But he hinted at them, talked about them immediately afterward and then sent his campaign's top backers out to do the same. official gets nearly 6 years in kickback scheme, 29 Sep 2016 22:44:21 GMTLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Rebuked for further eroding public confidence in government, a former high-ranking official in Kentucky government was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Thursday for orchestrating a kickback scheme that netted him more than $200,000. Browns WR Gordon entering rehab on brink of return, 29 Sep 2016 23:32:32 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon isn't going back on the field until he gets a tighter grip on his life. Latest: Superintendent: Training saved students' lives, 29 Sep 2016 23:12:37 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a teenager who is accused of killing his father before shooting three people at a school in South Carolina (all times local): close Halloween ride amid charges of stereotyping, 29 Sep 2016 22:57:20 GMTBUENA PARK, Calif. (AP) — More than 3,000 people have signed a petition asking Knott's Berry Farm to reopen a Halloween horror attraction that was closed after mental health advocates said it was insensitive to the mentally ill. Latest: 7 victims of train crash at New Jersey hospital, 29 Sep 2016 21:28:10 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey (all times local): dead, over 100 hurt in train crash at New Jersey station, 29 Sep 2016 23:27:50 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a grisly wreck that renewed questions about whether long-delayed automated safety technology could have prevented the tragedy.'s lawyer: Jury should hear about auditory exclusion, 29 Sep 2016 22:26:06 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A lawyer for a white Oklahoma police officer accused of manslaughter in an unarmed black man's death says she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn't hear other officers arrive on the scene or even the deadly gunshot she fired from her handgun. regulator OKs Duke Energy-Piedmont Natural Gas merger, 29 Sep 2016 22:29:16 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators are allowing Duke Energy to expand from being the country's largest electricity company to selling natural gas. creates savings funds for private California workers, 29 Sep 2016 22:27:41 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 7 million California workers will be automatically enrolled in a retirement savings account under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown signed Thursday in an attempt to address growing fears that many workers will be financially unprepared to retire. Australian government minister visits Iraq front line, 29 Sep 2016 23:32:29 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former Australian government minister drew criticism from the foreign minister on Thursday for visiting the Iraqi front line in a battle between the Islamic State movement and Kurdish Peshmerga. Latest: Train crash victim's ex-employer 'saddened', 29 Sep 2016 22:44:18 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey (all times local):'Sorry-I-tased-you' cake doesn't cut it for Florida woman, 29 Sep 2016 22:07:52 GMTPENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida's woman's lawsuit says a deputy shot her with a stun gun then apologized with a cake that said, "sorry I tased you" in blue frosting. report criticizes DEA's use of confidential sources, 29 Sep 2016 22:05:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Drug Enforcement Administration does a poor job overseeing the millions of dollars in payments it distributes to confidential sources, relies on tipsters who operate with minimal oversight or direction and has continued paying informants who were no longer supposed to be used, according to a government watchdog audit issued Thursday. need short memory in the Ryder Cup, 29 Sep 2016 21:24:50 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The American Ryder Cup team could use what might be Dustin Johnson's greatest asset in golf. less than thrilled to be his brother's keeper, 29 Sep 2016 21:29:05 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — We interrupt the all-important preparations for the 41st Ryder Cup to bring you this important public-service message: Latest: Clinton says Trump flouted US law in Cuba work, 29 Sep 2016 21:38:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT): closer look as deadline for Chicago teachers strike nears, 29 Sep 2016 22:09:09 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Teachers in the country's third-largest city have cranked up the heat in contract talks, threatening to go on strike in less than two weeks. Pacific Ocean 'blob' facilitated vast toxic algae bloom, 29 Sep 2016 22:35:18 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A new study finds that unusually warm Pacific Ocean temperatures helped cause a massive toxic algae bloom last year that closed lucrative fisheries from California to British Columbia and disrupted marine life from seabirds to sea lions. warns of 'merciless abyss' in besieged eastern Aleppo, 29 Sep 2016 22:19:18 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces continued their push into rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Thursday as international officials issued dire warnings of an ongoing humanitarian disaster in Syria's largest city.