FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 03 Jul 2015 00:53:57 -07:00Company town? In Seattle, some fret over Amazon's growthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2779d6df5b76477880386ffe0eaabd5cFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:23:45 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Seattle, notorious for boom-and-bust cycles stretching back to the 19th century Alaska gold rush, is booming once again.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2779d6df5b76477880386ffe0eaabd5cMilitary recruits still not using American-made sneakershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c4de9afff944b2abec1f30354ede858Fri, 03 Jul 2015 05:04:49 GMTBOSTON (AP) — New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c4de9afff944b2abec1f30354ede858Russian supply ship launched to International Space Stationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/860ff0b971994132b1e12f8c43cfb2ebFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:31:39 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A Russian booster rocket on Friday successfully launched an unmanned cargo ship to the International Space Station, whose crew is anxiously awaiting it after the successive failures of two previous supply missions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/860ff0b971994132b1e12f8c43cfb2ebPoll finds Greeks split on keeping the eurohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54b391bc192342a3bee6dcb5734703f8Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:01:26 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54b391bc192342a3bee6dcb5734703f8Tour de France? More like Tour de-void of Americanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f02981354284e8a82ebe7ed3251d665Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:00:03 GMTAs the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine riders that he would send to represent Cannondale-Garmin at the start line in the Dutch city of Utrecht.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f02981354284e8a82ebe7ed3251d665Late-inning offense carries Arizona to winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c7ea3072e194988bc3fb4b13a1a945aFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:26:24 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Jeremy Hellickson has found a good groove when pitching at home in Chase Field, and that's not so easy to do in the hitter-friendly ballpark.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c7ea3072e194988bc3fb4b13a1a945aGreece: Referendum campaigns squeezed to deadlinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91e135cb6a674f4ebe4798474f33fc5cFri, 03 Jul 2015 04:03:25 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Rival campaigns in Greece's bailout referendum end Friday, with rallies planned in Athens for "Yes" and "No" supporters — at the same time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91e135cb6a674f4ebe4798474f33fc5cIraqi musicians play ancient oud to soften din of warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77b8c9bf9af045a09765e0a02f5292a4Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:20:22 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — In a Baghdad workshop plastered with black-and-white photos from a more peaceful time, Mahmoud Abdulnabi hand-carves a wooden oud, a string instrument with ancient roots that has fallen silent in much of the war-torn country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77b8c9bf9af045a09765e0a02f5292a4Palestinian killed after throwing rocks at Israeli vehiclehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73311246073c4797a30bb5247b2577c9Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:46:10 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says troops opened fire and killed a Palestinian among a group that threw large rocks at their vehicle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73311246073c4797a30bb5247b2577c9AP Exclusive: China Ministry posted bootleg 'Liar's Poker'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39152c1c85d046e2ae44c4eda40dfbeaFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:33:40 GMTSHANGHAI (AP) — A complete bootlegged copy of Michael Lewis' bestselling book about Wall Street, "Liar's Poker," was hosted on the official website of the Chinese Commerce Ministry, the agency responsible for intellectual property protection in China, The Associated Press has found.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39152c1c85d046e2ae44c4eda40dfbeaHow Obama reversed course on federal college ratingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/552234d155434d119d7538e31f4c175eFri, 03 Jul 2015 07:38:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama dearly wanted to get the government in the business of rating colleges and universities based on value and affordability, promising a new system by 2015. Now that goal is shriveling under the weight of a concerted opposition from universities, lawmakers and bureaucrats in Obama's own administration.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/552234d155434d119d7538e31f4c175eLet's make a deal: mega-mergers drive M&A frenzyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/880fee061ef3475a9f694ee924bf4141Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:11:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Deal makers from New York to London had a busy first half of the year, and mega-mergers drove the frenzy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/880fee061ef3475a9f694ee924bf4141White House Brief: Things to know about Wisconsin's Walkerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05e0869233840d0a666ffaa0205dbddFri, 03 Jul 2015 07:37:14 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — A snapshot of things to know about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who aides say will enter the 2016 race for the Republican presidential nomination.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05e0869233840d0a666ffaa0205dbddToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/267836f2b11244e48112cbcb25c414cfFri, 03 Jul 2015 04:00:56 GMTToday is Friday, July 3, the 184th day of 2015. There are 181 days left in the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/267836f2b11244e48112cbcb25c414cfPalestinian Authority arrests 100 Hamas members in West Bankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b21f4f47dcff4924b0c752e05a9e6f49Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:56:03 GMTRAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian Authority forces arrested 100 Hamas members in the West Bank in the biggest raid of its kind in years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b21f4f47dcff4924b0c752e05a9e6f492 killed, 1 wounded in Northern California shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a25327a22244dba8adb0a96f5fa2308Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:22:46 GMTCOTTONWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man with a rifle killed two people outside a Northern California store and a stray bullet wounded a customer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a25327a22244dba8adb0a96f5fa2308Malaysian fund denies it funneled $700 million to leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/419207b74d424ad1bfd7b5dd3fc730aaFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:11:04 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's state investment fund 1MDB says it has never provided any funds to Prime Minister Najib Razak, denying reports that entities linked to the fund had funneled $700 million ($2.6 billion) into Najib's personal accounts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/419207b74d424ad1bfd7b5dd3fc730aaThe Latest: Poll finds Greeks split on keeping the eurohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de09f624ae9b4b3a816d239c74437db4Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:28:20 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de09f624ae9b4b3a816d239c74437db4Quotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10a1c31bd5604652be36b43bcd05e2aeFri, 03 Jul 2015 07:05:24 GMT"If the court approves this proposal, BP will be getting off easy and 'we the people' will not be fully compensated for the natural resource damages that we suffered, and the law requires that the public is made whole for those damages." — Jacqueline Savitz, U.S. vice president for Oceana, after the oil giant agreed to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full obligations to nearly $54 billion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10a1c31bd5604652be36b43bcd05e2aeDeath toll from accident to Pakistan army train rises to 17http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6256e46f80494e709df7bbf13d73caceFri, 03 Jul 2015 05:56:43 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military said Friday the death toll from an accident to a special train that plunged into a canal because of a bridge collapse has risen to 17. Divers were searching for more bodies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6256e46f80494e709df7bbf13d73caceA year after Gaza war, southern Israel slowly recovershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92ccf6623cda4f2abd4a044209661415Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:46:49 GMTNIRIM, Israel (AP) — On the last day of last summer's Israel-Hamas war, Gadi Yarkoni and two of his closest friends were fixing an electricity line next to the cowshed in their kibbutz in southern Israel that had been damaged by rocket fire from neighboring Gaza.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92ccf6623cda4f2abd4a044209661415Wisconsin man accused of threatening to kill President Obamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/001f0fea3dd24888bc48ceb9cba5f53dFri, 03 Jul 2015 07:40:46 GMTLA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man is being detained in a mental health facility after authorities say he told a security guard he planned to kill President Barack Obama.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/001f0fea3dd24888bc48ceb9cba5f53dCould insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/230fe2a938c9455cb4d03bff3326dcbbFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:32:57 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/230fe2a938c9455cb4d03bff3326dcbbThe Latest: Poll finds Greeks evenly split on referendumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/867da369dfa9468595fe174f2f8e895aFri, 03 Jul 2015 07:39:22 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/867da369dfa9468595fe174f2f8e895aThousands truckin' to Chicago for final Grateful Dead showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2eab7a4eec304e5e8eba730fcd4093bbFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:31:31 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the shadow of a world-famous dinosaur.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2eab7a4eec304e5e8eba730fcd4093bbShark bites Australian surfer's board a day after attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19102e5764db417d8c682c55eda7cfccFri, 03 Jul 2015 05:43:04 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — A shark bit a terrified surfer's board on Friday near the Australian coastal town where another surfer was mauled a day earlier, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19102e5764db417d8c682c55eda7cfccLEADING OFF: Hamilton vs Angels; Kershaw tries to break skidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc222802fb9d4e978fa1db438a14b4e4Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:22:25 GMTA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc222802fb9d4e978fa1db438a14b4e4China says 6.5 quake in far west kills 6, collapses homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b24825e379f945a79ea216bfff65bd52Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:57:34 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A magnitude 6.5 earthquake shook China's far western region of Xinjiang on Friday, killing six people and damaging or collapsing thousands of buildings, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b24825e379f945a79ea216bfff65bd52Woman shot to death at busy San Francisco tourist attractionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba62cf9d9dd24d1fa52af04d8290c3f7Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:17:03 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kathryn "Kate" Steinle was out for an evening stroll with her father along the San Francisco waterfront when she was killed by a man who police said she didn't know.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba62cf9d9dd24d1fa52af04d8290c3f7China stocks extend rout; Greece weighs on Asia sentimenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3173a2ce71bc443a90c8e1156b42d220Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:53:31 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — China's main stock benchmark plunged as much as 7 percent Friday as government stabilizing measures failed to reassure panicky investors while other Asian indexes fell ahead of Greece's weekend austerity referendum.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3173a2ce71bc443a90c8e1156b42d220Sheriff: Oregon man, suspected in parents' death, kills selfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca975d88c66f44758054e283c754bf47Fri, 03 Jul 2015 05:40:39 GMTEUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man accused of murdering his parents and storing their bodies in a freezer has died in a hospital after a suicide attempt in his jail cell, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca975d88c66f44758054e283c754bf47Explosion at chemical plant in South Korea kills 6 workershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e85043ca8a949538cfb2474e66edd4cFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:07:57 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An explosion at a chemical plant in South Korea killed six workers on Friday, fire officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e85043ca8a949538cfb2474e66edd4cExperts: Hacking probe will stretch if Cards execs involvedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41c04eae3a69470bbd7a10deb78b42daFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:57:55 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The federal hacking investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals could take longer if high-level executives are implicated in the breach of the Houston Astros' database, according to legal experts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41c04eae3a69470bbd7a10deb78b42daSheriff's officer: Man accused of killing parents kills selfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b120a01a6faf4a39972941c60cdb37cfFri, 03 Jul 2015 05:01:25 GMTEUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a Springfield, Oregon, man jailed on charges of murdering his parents and storing their bodies in a freezer has died in a hospital after a suicide attempt in his county jail cell.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b120a01a6faf4a39972941c60cdb37cfJapan is back in the final after emotional 2011 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4efc8bb4b2ca4d40b8c3e4a40cef67c7Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:11:52 GMTVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Four years ago when Japan's players hoisted the Women's World Cup trophy, a nation rejoiced.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4efc8bb4b2ca4d40b8c3e4a40cef67c7Kazmir helps A's blank Mariners 4-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f998545c28146e392665cc174871488Fri, 03 Jul 2015 04:41:36 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scott Kazmir pitched eight sparkling innings, Marcus Semien homered for the first time in nearly two months, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Thursday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f998545c28146e392665cc174871488AP PHOTOS: Surfing takes Brazilian kids out of Rio slumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/846f3f045c934484bbca1978afab598fFri, 03 Jul 2015 04:00:22 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It's dawn and barefoot boys are hustling down the inclined alleys of Rio de Janeiro slums, surfboards under their arms. They're heading to nearby Sao Conrado and Arpoador beaches, where they catch waves and momentarily leave their impoverished lives behind.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/846f3f045c934484bbca1978afab598fThe Latest: Poll finds Greeks overwhelmingly back eurohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87cba2a6492b41a3bbe05e827b37705fFri, 03 Jul 2015 07:46:41 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87cba2a6492b41a3bbe05e827b37705fMalaysian premier denies he got $700 million from state fundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f9dfcd31eb4479f8c881b3b4cb1ab27Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:13:32 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday denied news reports that $700 million ($2.6 billion) were funneled from an indebted state investment fund into his personal accounts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f9dfcd31eb4479f8c881b3b4cb1ab27Red Sox use 8-run first to beat Jays 12-6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03e5aca156c64c39897bc26f45a66c9bFri, 03 Jul 2015 03:56:48 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Wade Miley warmed up in the bullpen, then he waited nearly half an hour to take the mound for the bottom of the first inning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03e5aca156c64c39897bc26f45a66c9bAnalysis: Root of tattered US-Russia ties date back decadeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f050e09797248d8b5a64eac22d61f10Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:07:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The stumbles, blunders, and policy chaos that have sent increasingly frosty U.S.-Russia relations into what many now call a new Cold War might have been inevitable.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f050e09797248d8b5a64eac22d61f10AP Exclusive: North Korean farmers face dry fields, droughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7201ed1137545bd9af8f595925ca249Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:47:30 GMTUNPHA, North Korea (AP) — North Korean farmers work to pump underground water into parched fields. Instead of rice seedlings standing in flooded paddies, the baked earth is cracked. A big lake that used to supply surrounding farmland with water is almost completely dry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7201ed1137545bd9af8f595925ca249Wimbledon Lookahead: 1 win apiece sets up all-Williams matchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c0247fe8f9f42b199d52b48141a2babFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:56:41 GMTLONDON (AP) — In 2009, Serena and Venus Williams played against each other for the fourth time in a span of eight Wimbledon finals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c0247fe8f9f42b199d52b48141a2babObama's counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd9b7bcfe06440f89af04d4ecf90abb5Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:32:21 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/fd9b7bcfe06440f89af04d4ecf90abb5Hispanic leaders say Republican Party must condemn Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cbe92c322d046ab84c9b0733621d915Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:24:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are warning of harm to Republican White House hopes unless the party's presidential contenders do more to condemn Donald Trump, a businessman turned presidential candidate who's refusing to apologize for calling Mexican immigrants rapists and drug dealers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cbe92c322d046ab84c9b0733621d915Poll finds Germans split on keeping Greece in eurohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2114c90f049e4edebfa2eef4a8fd4b77Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:41:59 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2114c90f049e4edebfa2eef4a8fd4b77Russian unmanned supply ship launched to International Space Stationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6384dc13af5f4fec8a179d1c11e862c2Fri, 03 Jul 2015 05:06:45 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian unmanned supply ship launched to International Space Station.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6384dc13af5f4fec8a179d1c11e862c2Authorities: Suspect high on meth during Arizona killingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d07b4d12fa54af99db5e394dea1017cFri, 03 Jul 2015 07:20:52 GMTFLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — The mystery surrounding a missing Phoenix-area couple has been solved with the discovery of their bodies buried 6 feet under a yard and the arrest of a suspect, who told authorities he was high on methamphetamine the night of the killings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d07b4d12fa54af99db5e394dea1017cVA hospital that once treated Civil War veterans could closehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78fd282cd73241169c8b49dade9d5cc4Fri, 03 Jul 2015 05:45:39 GMTHOT SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) — Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, South Dakota, and has provided recovering soldiers a bucolic haven for more than a century.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78fd282cd73241169c8b49dade9d5cc4White House Brief: Things to know about Jim Webbhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4100cc22066c47aca21062b88fa5c491Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:35:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A look at former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, who announced Thursday he would seek the Democratic presidential nomination.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4100cc22066c47aca21062b88fa5c491