FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Sep 2015 13:20:00 -07:00Protests block Guatemala Congress as impeachment considered, 01 Sep 2015 19:48:21 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Protesters backing Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina are blocking access to Congress where lawmakers are scheduled to consider a move to withdraw his immunity from prosecution in a widening corruption scandal. 'Superfly' charged in girlfriend's 1983 death, 01 Sep 2015 19:58:35 GMTALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Former professional wrestling star Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka has been charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend in eastern Pennsylvania more than three decades ago. TV judge Joe Brown released from jail, 01 Sep 2015 19:47:40 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Former television judge Joe Brown has been released from jail after serving a five-day jail sentence for contempt of court. Turkey arrested journalists to deter foreign media, 01 Sep 2015 19:10:13 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A lawyer representing two Vice News journalists and their assistant on Tuesday denounced a Turkish court's decision to arrest them on terror-related charges, calling it a government attempt to deter foreign media from reporting on the conflict with Kurdish rebels. accused of harassing American Indian students cleared, 01 Sep 2015 19:27:45 GMTRAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man accused of using racial slurs and spilling beer on American Indian students during a hockey game was cleared of a disorderly conduct charge Tuesday, more than a month after a trial in the controversial case attracted more than 200 people. judge orders Kentucky clerk and her staff to court, 01 Sep 2015 19:20:02 GMTMOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A county clerk who invoked "God's authority" as she defied the U.S. Supreme Court yet again on gay marriage Tuesday refused to resign and now must face a federal judge who could impose fines or send her to jail. South Carolina police chief sentenced to home detention in killing of unarmed black man, 01 Sep 2015 20:06:34 GMTORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — White South Carolina police chief sentenced to home detention in killing of unarmed black man. Georgia officer likely shot by other officers, 01 Sep 2015 19:41:29 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Police officers who arrived at the wrong Atlanta home after a report of suspicious activity shot the man who lives there, killed his dog and "likely" shot a fellow officer, leaving him seriously wounded, authorities said Tuesday. dispute intensifies, Bush hitting back harder, 01 Sep 2015 19:41:58 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The feud between Donald Trump and Jeb Bush appears to be intensifying. Latest: Neighbor says man shot by police was watching TV, 01 Sep 2015 19:21:47 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The latest on police in Atlanta who went to the wrong house while responding to a call, shot the man living there, killed his dog and, officials say, likely shot one of their fellow officers (all times local): Latest Fargo adventure disappoints, 01 Sep 2015 19:28:52 GMT"The Solomon Curse" (Putnam), by Clive Cussler and Russell Blake nanny being deported after murder charge is dropped, 01 Sep 2015 19:25:50 GMTBOSTON (AP) — An Irish ex-nanny is being deported a day after Massachusetts prosecutors dropped a murder charge against her in the death of a 1-year-old girl. governor asked to set execution dates for 8 inmates, 01 Sep 2015 18:51:29 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' attorney general has asked Gov. Asa Hutchinson to set execution dates for eight death row inmates in what would be the state's first executions in a decade. Rubio says nation doesn't need US Education Department, 01 Sep 2015 19:40:37 GMTCARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio says the U.S. doesn't need a federal Education Department. presidential hopeful Marco Rubio to visit Puerto Rico, 01 Sep 2015 19:44:14 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio is scheduled to visit the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico this week., aides stressed protecting State Dept. info in email, 01 Sep 2015 18:56:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of — and occasionally frustrated by — the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other correspondence. police chief makes plea deal in shooting of black man, 01 Sep 2015 19:59:32 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white ex-police chief agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to misconduct in office in the shooting death of an unarmed black man, a far lesser offense than the murder charge that ended in two mistrials. Movie Preview: Abrams on keeping 'Star Wars' grounded, 01 Sep 2015 19:20:50 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Imagine for a moment the peculiar experience of finding yourself in the Arabian desert, telling C3PO what to do. auto market remains bright spot as China pulls back, 01 Sep 2015 19:04:05 GMTDETROIT (AP) — As China's auto market recoils, the U.S. remains a bright spot as it rolls on toward its best performance in more than a decade. begins for officer charged with abusing Indian man, 01 Sep 2015 19:39:32 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer went on trial Tuesday on a federal charge of using excessive force against an Indian man who was thrown down and partially paralyzed during a confrontation in a suburban neighborhood. House: Alaska's Medicaid expansion 'right decision', 01 Sep 2015 19:35:53 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The White House on Tuesday praised the decision by Alaska Gov. Bill Walker to expand Medicaid to thousands of residents over the wishes of the Republican-led Legislature, calling it the "right decision." owner wants to continue playing in London until 2030, 01 Sep 2015 19:49:15 GMTJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan expects to sign a long-term deal to continue playing annually in London. adds Central Park to list of New York City stops, 01 Sep 2015 19:42:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Pope Francis will take a spin through Central Park while visiting New York City this month. author sorry for saying Idris Elba 'too street' for 007, 01 Sep 2015 18:51:06 GMTLONDON (AP) — The author of the new James Bond novel apologized on Tuesday after he said that British actor Idris Elba is "too street" to play 007. heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate, 01 Sep 2015 19:47:50 GMTSEWARD, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama turned Tuesday to a dramatic symptom of climate change — a melting Alaska glacier — to highlight the dangers of global warming. Angeles vote clears way for mayor to seek Olympic deal, 01 Sep 2015 19:08:33 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Tuesday for Mayor Eric Garcetti to strike agreements for a 2024 Olympics bid, putting the city on the verge of becoming the U.S. contender after Boston's awkward collapse.'s top programs for Aug. 24-30, 01 Sep 2015 19:26:52 GMTPrime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 24-30. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. says ending ban wouldn't hurt consumers at pump, 01 Sep 2015 20:01:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A new government report concludes that removing restrictions on crude oil exports wouldn't hurt consumers at the gasoline pump, and may even help them. spreads out its awards show to get more viewers, 01 Sep 2015 19:18:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — MTV boosted the viewership of its annual Video Music Awards, this year hosted by Miley Cyrus, with a little help from its friends. says it's cutting 10 percent of jobs, 01 Sep 2015 19:50:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Energy company ConocoPhillips says it is cutting around 1,810 jobs, or 10 percent of its workforce, following a plunge that took oil prices to their lowest levels in years. jet diverts after passengers become disorderly, 01 Sep 2015 19:27:21 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Southwest Airlines says a Chicago-bound flight has been diverted to Texas after a group of passengers became disorderly. stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report, 01 Sep 2015 20:08:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Markets are turning turbulent again after investors were unnerved by more signs of weakness in China, the world's second-largest economy. Latest: USOC names Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid, 01 Sep 2015 20:03:56 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The latest on the city of Los Angeles' bid to host the 2024 Olympics (all times local):'s wildlife policy debated after encounter with bear, 01 Sep 2015 19:50:36 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A debate over Connecticut's wildlife policy reignited after state officials said last week they will trap and kill a bear cub that approached a hiker in a wildlife area, startling but not harming her. charges for 3 deputies in horse-chase beating, 01 Sep 2015 18:57:29 GMTSAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in San Bernardino County, California, have filed felony assault charges against three sheriff's deputies involved in the televised beating of a suspect after he tried to escape on horseback. stocks fall sharply on bleak Chinese manufacturing report, 01 Sep 2015 19:02:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after gloomy economic data out of China rekindled fears that the world's second-largest economy is slowing more than previously anticipated. Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion', 01 Sep 2015 19:12:41 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, saying Tuesday he realizes some feel they had no choice and making their path toward forgiveness simpler. Olympic Committee selects Los Angeles as replacement candidate for 2024 games, 01 Sep 2015 19:57:35 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — US Olympic Committee selects Los Angeles as replacement candidate for 2024 games. with son named McKinley decries mountain name change, 01 Sep 2015 20:03:04 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state senator has personal reasons for opposing the name change of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali. on US Open: Isner dominant in 1st-round victory, 01 Sep 2015 18:55:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): SC police chief makes plea deal in shooting of unarmed black man; murder charge dropped, 01 Sep 2015 19:44:25 GMTORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — White SC police chief makes plea deal in shooting of unarmed black man; murder charge dropped. of women killed on San Francisco pier file claims, 01 Sep 2015 19:49:48 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The parents of a San Francisco woman who was fatally shot by a man in the country illegally filed legal claims against San Francisco and federal officials. court date approaches in Freddie Gray case, 01 Sep 2015 19:24:46 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Four months after six Baltimore police officers were charged in the death of Freddie Gray, defense attorneys and prosecutors will appear before a judge who will determine how the case will move forward. teeing up new services targeted at millennials, 01 Sep 2015 19:31:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial eyeballs. Texas school finance case reaches state Supreme Court, 01 Sep 2015 19:16:07 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for 600-plus school districts suing Texas told the state Supreme Court on Tuesday that the GOP-controlled Legislature doesn't provide enough funding for classrooms and distributes it unfairly, especially given ever-tougher academic curriculum standards and a population boom pushing enrollment to record levels. artist Fairey will stand trial for property damage, 01 Sep 2015 19:10:59 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Graffiti artist Shepard Fairey was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on charges of illegally tagging buildings while in Detroit to complete a commissioned project. Storm Fred moving away from Cape Verde Islands, 01 Sep 2015 18:59:20 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Fred is moving farther away from the Cape Verde Islands and is expected to weaken. buys out cinnamon rolls at Anchorage cafe, 01 Sep 2015 19:57:20 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — How many cinnamon rolls does it take to feed a presidential entourage? If you're President Barack Obama and you're unsure, you err on the safe side and take the whole bunch., in office since 25, denies he's a career politician, 01 Sep 2015 19:27:32 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker denies he's a career politician — even though he has been in elected office since he was 25 years old and first ran for office when he was 22. settlement creates 2 new kinds of segregated housing, 01 Sep 2015 19:16:49 GMTCalifornia is agreeing to settle a federal lawsuit first filed in 2009 by two inmates at Pelican Bay State Prison who argued that conditions in the security housing unit there are so harsh that they amount to cruel and unusual punishment.