FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:16:16 -07:00US intelligence still sorting out NSA hackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d721336fd15b4bc7b8070033e7cad1f4Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:56:23 GMTYORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. is still probing the extent of a recent cyber leak of what purports to be hacking tools used by the National Security Agency, the nation's top intelligence official said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d721336fd15b4bc7b8070033e7cad1f4Complaint: Black students punished more harshly than whiteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ea3f4a743404a909e8cf10a0a700378Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:59:27 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Black students and students with disabilities attending public schools in Virginia's capital city are more severely and more frequently punished than their classmates, according to a complaint filed Wednesday with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ea3f4a743404a909e8cf10a0a700378Photographer seeking $1 billion from Getty Images agencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ff9fa6b0d8486ebad9cf42938ae4abWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:18:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An accomplished photographer who lets the public use thousands of her images of America for free has sued the Getty Images photo agency in New York for more than $1 billion, saying it's improperly selling her work and sending threatening letters to those who don't pay.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ff9fa6b0d8486ebad9cf42938ae4abWeather Service: Multiple tornadoes in central Indianahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ca155b7676c43b2b8321760fad088d3Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:58:11 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Multiple tornadoes touched down in central Indiana on Wednesday, tearing the roofs off apartment buildings, sending air conditioners falling onto parked cars and cutting power to thousands of people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ca155b7676c43b2b8321760fad088d3Major league ERA leader Hendricks pitches Cubs past Padreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de9ce25c41ba4177abf449b9fe6db12eWed, 24 Aug 2016 23:05:22 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Major league ERA leader Kyle Hendricks pitched six effective innings and the Chicago Cubs finished off a three-game sweep, beating the San Diego Padres 6-3 Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de9ce25c41ba4177abf449b9fe6db12eItaly's civil protection agency says death toll in earthquake rises to 159http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95906271de134d7fab7084a840c40bb8Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:37:41 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Italy's civil protection agency says death toll in earthquake rises to 159.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95906271de134d7fab7084a840c40bb8Georgia man who threw boiled water on gay men gets 40 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9352133c4e2c43d3a75cce2bc958310dWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:11:11 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A judge sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison Wednesday for throwing boiled water on a gay couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9352133c4e2c43d3a75cce2bc958310dThe Latest: FEMA bringing in temporary housing unitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad99034658b74a269d4f6b38081203bbWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:43:16 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad99034658b74a269d4f6b38081203bb40 votes separate Oklahoma Democrat congressional candidateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b6171eb6f3b4b97afead482c475bca1Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:27:44 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The runner-up in a Democratic runoff election for an Oklahoma congressional seat in which the two candidates are separated by only 40 votes said Wednesday he has not decided whether to seek a recount, as the front-runner refocused his campaign against the Republican incumbent in November's general election.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b6171eb6f3b4b97afead482c475bca1Woman arrested after pepper-spraying students at high schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a11dfc42f4384447a2b7b5d71c167d86Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:40 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Police say a woman has been arrested after pepper-spraying a crowd of students at a high school in Atlanta.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a11dfc42f4384447a2b7b5d71c167d86Italy earthquake kills at least 159, reduces towns to rubblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/822cfe3971854f4cbd7f38e4b7930de6Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:54:29 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. The death toll stood at 159, but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the thousands of vacationers in the area for summer's final days.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/822cfe3971854f4cbd7f38e4b7930de6France: Syria and Islamic State blamed for chemical attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af9a3cbb28f14f909d05de05c4aa7777Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:10:21 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — An international team has blamed the Syrian government and Islamic State militants for chemical attacks in the conflict-wracked nation during 2014 and 2015, a French diplomat said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af9a3cbb28f14f909d05de05c4aa7777The Latest: White House hits Sen. Kirk over Iran commentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/950eaf8a43dd4ce5b38fe54d7749d439Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:08:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/950eaf8a43dd4ce5b38fe54d7749d439The Latest: Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bae4f0c9e83f48838c33fa52d43322f1Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:05:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bae4f0c9e83f48838c33fa52d43322f1The Latest: Colorado sheriff accused of inmate sex assaulthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8dbbd12d5f6416387105c336fa124f0Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:52:31 GMTSTERLING, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a rural Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting a developmentally delayed inmate (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8dbbd12d5f6416387105c336fa124f0Nevada legislative hopeful claims nude photo extortion plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aac552f9f6e54b4a8db830bed04c5080Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:11:55 GMTRENO, Nev. (AP) — Police are investigating an alleged extortion plot against a Reno Republican running for the state legislature who says he's ending his campaign after someone hacked his email and sent nude photos of him to GOP leaders.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aac552f9f6e54b4a8db830bed04c5080Yellowstone tourists face detour for fire but landmarks openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4c372d8d99f49e5bce7c082e2ae5d65Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:03:27 GMTYELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Some tourists heading to Yellowstone National Park during the busy summer season are facing an hourlong detour Wednesday as a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park kept a highway closed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4c372d8d99f49e5bce7c082e2ae5d65Ko, Henderson set for Canadian Pacific Women's Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/970bfd56f4794307b8432be9e93956bcWed, 24 Aug 2016 22:49:19 GMTPRIDDIS, Alberta (AP) — Brooke Henderson is the face of Canadian golf. Lydia Ko is a big hit, too — and every bit as comfortable.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/970bfd56f4794307b8432be9e93956bcThe Latest: Deaf driver killed by trooper afraid of policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f5a692d33c146b19c9ab4a1fda6f4cfWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:52:16 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the police shooting of a deaf man in North Carolina (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f5a692d33c146b19c9ab4a1fda6f4cfBraun hits 2 homers, Brewers beat Rockies for 4th win in rowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db6335bec670426c83b58d1743b5fcb6Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:54:08 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun hit two home runs and the Milwaukee Brewers tied a season high with their fourth straight win, beating the Colorado Rockies 7-1 Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db6335bec670426c83b58d1743b5fcb6White Sox ballpark changing name to Guarantee Rate Fieldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db096b12e90b4969b06c0d3a6e52205eWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:41:22 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Maybe the Chicago White Sox will change their luck by changing the name of their stadium.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db096b12e90b4969b06c0d3a6e52205eJudge delays sentencing for Kansas man in foiled bomb plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9429ff7e38540e3b1ae9beb8da9955eWed, 24 Aug 2016 22:30:46 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge delayed a sentencing decision Wednesday for a Kansas man who admitted aiding a wannabe Islamic State jihadist's plan to detonate what they thought was a bomb at Fort Riley.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9429ff7e38540e3b1ae9beb8da9955eCalifornia lawmakers approve extension of climate change lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b45b75c973d4df5a562b779bff8cc49Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:14:19 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend the state's landmark climate change law — the most aggressive in the nation — by another 10 years, resisting fierce opposition from oil companies and other business interests to keep the program alive at least through 2030.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b45b75c973d4df5a562b779bff8cc49Judge to rule on tribe's oil pipeline request by Sept. 9http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b28faa9196eb4d85b1d5877610276eb4Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:36:45 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A ruling in the request by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to stop a four-state oil pipeline under construction near their reservation will come by Sept. 9, a federal judge said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b28faa9196eb4d85b1d5877610276eb4Coal towns hit by layoffs to get job grants from US gov'thttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99770765cbbb4ed8b3b0f621bd03ac35Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:25:53 GMTHUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Communities in nine U.S. states that have been hard-hit by coal layoffs are being promised more than 3,000 jobs in several industries through a multimillion-dollar federal grant.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99770765cbbb4ed8b3b0f621bd03ac35Navy says Iranian boats harassed US ship in Strait of Hormuzhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f945e0d8085141f2a4995b69fa36e087Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:43:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Four Iranian small boats harassed a U.S. Navy warship near the Persian Gulf, but no missiles were fired, the chief of naval operations said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f945e0d8085141f2a4995b69fa36e087Bill Clinton defends embattled family foundationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e88a1f7e6bb842bdb9e5be0a0235e575Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:41:19 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday that he's proud of people who have donated to the Clinton Foundation and the work the organization has done, as he waded into a dispute that Republicans are hoping will damage his wife's presidential campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e88a1f7e6bb842bdb9e5be0a0235e575There's nothing plain about Dak Prescott's debut in Dallashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84b815ca100348078ca14d4206b68842Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:16:12 GMTFRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott shrugs at the suggestion that the Dallas rookie quarterback's startling success in two preseason games is a product of what skeptics might call the "vanilla" defenses of the exhibition season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84b815ca100348078ca14d4206b68842Mets leaning toward knee surgery for pitcher Niesehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e35de3acac72435e81a951164c647359Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:24:02 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The New York Mets have put pitcher Jonathan Niese on the 15-day disabled list and are leaning to toward knee surgery for the left-hander.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e35de3acac72435e81a951164c647359Italy earthquake kills at least 120, reduces towns to rubblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb1a87df8cfe4156b260a49b0aa02cc2Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:32:43 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. The death toll stood at 120, but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the thousands of vacationers in the area for summer's final days.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb1a87df8cfe4156b260a49b0aa02cc2Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles welcomed home to Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e3be006510e43dabd7efd614b04a7acWed, 24 Aug 2016 22:31:24 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Fans waved American flags and cheered as Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles arrived home in Texas following the games in Rio de Janeiro.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e3be006510e43dabd7efd614b04a7acSen. Manchin mum on EpiPen hikes by daughter's drug companyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/823efb5a23b446078287013f054c3831Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:02:18 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin remained mum Wednesday as a pharmaceutical company run by his daughter faced mounting criticism for hiking prices on life-saving allergy injection pens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/823efb5a23b446078287013f054c3831North Korean submarine missile launch shows improved abilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7123efe90bce42e18e968d8af532b864Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:58:20 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A ballistic missile fired from a North Korean submarine on Wednesday flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles), the longest distance achieved by the North for such a weapon, Seoul officials said, putting all of South Korea, and possibly parts of Japan, within its striking distance.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7123efe90bce42e18e968d8af532b864The Latest: 3 kids kidnapped after mom killed found safehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c27eb1bc96d14cc0bf133f91d08d2abbWed, 24 Aug 2016 22:24:25 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping of three children whose mother was killed in Southern California (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c27eb1bc96d14cc0bf133f91d08d2abbThe Latest: Roofs destroyed, cars damaged in Indiana tornadohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc739f1d6ca4435f857229dc08abe870Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:32:24 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes touching down in central Indiana (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc739f1d6ca4435f857229dc08abe870The Latest: Trump wants Congress to return, OK Zika moneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9b3e8b8a08f44c2a6222b90cf182e20Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:59:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9b3e8b8a08f44c2a6222b90cf182e20US says airstrike in Syria may have killed civilianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d763a7c85ef42ae80a0c6c951197124Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:14:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says an airstrike in Syria may have inadvertently killed an unspecified number of civilians.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d763a7c85ef42ae80a0c6c951197124New Jersey governor vetoes bill requiring smart guns be soldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a93f4a6f4e684fe587537b5236168376Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:31:47 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday rejected legislation to increase the sales of smart guns, saying the measure would make the state "inhospitable" to legal gun ownership.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a93f4a6f4e684fe587537b5236168376Flood concern: How to smooth sailing for the 'Cajun Navy'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec32df3beea2499aa499c9785e896a6bWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:59:06 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana legislator says he's looking for ways to provide smoother sailing for volunteer boaters — known collectively as the "Cajun Navy" — who turned out to help with water rescues during the recent floods. But so far the ideas being floated have met with skepticism and even anger.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec32df3beea2499aa499c9785e896a6bUnderwater expedition off California reveals sunken warshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d0d5125f0b5459cb07c78c575f71acaWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:19:35 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An underwater expedition along the California coast has revealed for the first time a sunken World War II-era aircraft carrier once used in atomic tests in the Pacific.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d0d5125f0b5459cb07c78c575f71acaPaisley Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct. 6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb9fd0df1b43453fa29da7a7fac1e605Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:23:53 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for daily public tours starting Oct. 6, the trust company overseeing his estate announced Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb9fd0df1b43453fa29da7a7fac1e605Minneapolis bridge collapse survivor faces terror chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3dd70a3a17041ebb2dc17f6cd92c2f4Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:27:22 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A survivor of the 2007 Minneapolis bridge collapse that killed 13 people now faces terror charges after authorities say he traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State group, departing the U.S. just a few weeks after collecting more than $91,000 in settlement money for his injuries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3dd70a3a17041ebb2dc17f6cd92c2f4Playoffs begin with eye toward PGA Tour player of the yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e888edc40fa4065aefee058a70e3156Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:09:01 GMTFARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Olympics are over. The Ryder Cup in on the horizon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e888edc40fa4065aefee058a70e3156Report: Syria and Islamic State blamed for chemical attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edef111e533c48e89d1971ff48cfd407Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:07:11 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — An international team has concluded that the Syrian government and Islamic State militants carried out chemical attacks in the conflict-wracked nation during 2014 and 2015, according to its report circulated on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edef111e533c48e89d1971ff48cfd407With no deal, Chargers withdraw offer to first-rounder Bosahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/758df8958f6f41c48c47b3f5e98f9481Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:50:37 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Joey Bosa's holdout turned ugly Wednesday when the San Diego Chargers pulled their contract offer to the first-round draft pick and said they'll restructure a new deal that would reflect him playing less than a full season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/758df8958f6f41c48c47b3f5e98f9481Documents: Soviets worried about detente after Nixon quithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6033d7d711b4e778ac8ff68ac8425c2Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:24:36 GMTYORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) — Overseas reaction to President Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974 was mixed: The Soviets expressed worry about the future of detente. North Korea reacted brashly, calling Nixon's exit the "falling out" of the "wicked boss" of American imperialists. South Vietnam put its forces on high alert because it feared the North Vietnamese would take advantage of the vulnerable U.S. political situation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6033d7d711b4e778ac8ff68ac8425c2The Latest: District says it welcomes dialogue on disciplinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf28877dd81a47f5a57e9dd339ed4e95Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:45:28 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a federal complaint alleging that public schools in Virginia's capital city more frequently and more harshly punish black students and those with disabilities than their classmates (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf28877dd81a47f5a57e9dd339ed4e95No charges in shooting of Boston man by terror investigatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5066adb7ae3491598c9a3c2c9797b4bWed, 24 Aug 2016 22:29:09 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors will not seek criminal charges against a Boston officer and an FBI agent who fatally shot a man last year who they believed was plotting an attack against police, authorities announced on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5066adb7ae3491598c9a3c2c9797b4bThe Latest: Quake rescue work suspended at Italian hotelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f66143d7a8bc44468a63015d2af2469fWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:00:10 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f66143d7a8bc44468a63015d2af2469fSanders: I'll campaign for Clinton, down-ticket Democratshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e8e61720aa14d4dac6fee6bf4d7067bWed, 24 Aug 2016 21:11:37 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday he'll campaign actively this fall to send Democrat Hillary Clinton to the White House and bolster the party's congressional candidates, with swings already planned in New Hampshire, New York and Washington state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e8e61720aa14d4dac6fee6bf4d7067b