FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:22:28 -07:00Ivory Coast convicts ex-leader's top security officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e98f306feac4645935f79285b15491cWed, 05 Aug 2015 00:07:35 GMTABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Ivory Coast's military court on Tuesday sentenced the former head of security for the ex-first lady to 20 years in prison for acts related to the postelection crisis in 2011.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e98f306feac4645935f79285b15491c2 trains derail while crossing rain-flooded tracks in central India, casualties unknownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a28d7e62f6424f58940f7d293114cc63Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:28:47 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — 2 trains derail while crossing rain-flooded tracks in central India, casualties unknown.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a28d7e62f6424f58940f7d293114cc63Debate line-up illustrates power of Fox News in GOP campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c9bb4cd767b4e52928d49f1d4a2fbd1Wed, 05 Aug 2015 00:59:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Iowa and New Hampshire are still on the horizon — but first there's the Fox primary, and the buildup to this week's first Republican presidential debate shows that the influence of Fox News Channel on the GOP selection process is stronger than ever.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c9bb4cd767b4e52928d49f1d4a2fbd1At least 19 killed as 2 trains derail in central Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00ac6bffc78749aea5e4014179143dc7Wed, 05 Aug 2015 02:19:27 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — A railway official says at least 19 people were killed when two trains derailed in central India after monsoon rains flooded a track.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00ac6bffc78749aea5e4014179143dc72nd Ivory Coast Special Olympics athlete goes missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/486e4c3a60bd4358aa9bf400dff3a91dWed, 05 Aug 2015 01:28:07 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Another Ivory Coast Special Olympics athlete has vanished in Inglewood, hours after his teammate was found safe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/486e4c3a60bd4358aa9bf400dff3a91dMilwaukee archdiocese settles abuse cases for $21 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16dd0207d3db4aab8aa3f3dd95c91a2fWed, 05 Aug 2015 01:14:31 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee said Tuesday that it will pay $21 million to more than 300 victims of clergy abuse in a settlement that would end a four-year bankruptcy proceeding.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16dd0207d3db4aab8aa3f3dd95c91a2fAttorney: FBI accused San Francisco mayor of taking bribeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5928558967d44c0e9af0f446d245b71cWed, 05 Aug 2015 01:23:19 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's mayor was accused by the FBI of taking bribes in exchange for favors, attorneys for a defendant in an organized crime case centered on San Francisco's Chinatown said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5928558967d44c0e9af0f446d245b71c2 arrested after boy home alone hides in closet, calls 911http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d896de835a7f4b47a6ef07df6bbcfd93Wed, 05 Aug 2015 00:52:46 GMTSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A 12-year-old Scottsdale boy home alone hid in a closet and tried to stay calm while two men began breaking into the residence, according to 911 audio released Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d896de835a7f4b47a6ef07df6bbcfd93Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaskahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b189076362ea49b6bbb4777a013b7c7cTue, 04 Aug 2015 23:52:35 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to surveyors aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b189076362ea49b6bbb4777a013b7c7cBush earned over $9 million from business, speaking gigshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6b996909e5f4b31b24b5194d256440eWed, 05 Aug 2015 01:01:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush earned more than $9 million over the last 17 months from speaking fees and an assortment of business interests, including a health services firm in Puerto Rico and an online lending operation, according to newly released financial records.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6b996909e5f4b31b24b5194d256440eShonda Rhimes: Killing McDreamy 'wasn't easy or fun'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfb4a1d15d0f484a9990479f7a7e3199Wed, 05 Aug 2015 02:00:21 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Shonda Rhimes says it "wasn't easy or fun" to kill Patrick Dempsey's character off of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfb4a1d15d0f484a9990479f7a7e3199Sandra Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/641dfe9628da4bfdb6d19566866c790bWed, 05 Aug 2015 00:35:45 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/641dfe9628da4bfdb6d19566866c790b'Community' booster Ken Jeong longs for movie versionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/893cb50204774464b4bc26de611017ffWed, 05 Aug 2015 01:58:41 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Community" cast member Ken Jeong has a new gig on ABC but he'd be glad to see the comedy stay alive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/893cb50204774464b4bc26de611017ffDombrowski out as Tigers' president, GM; Al Avila takes overhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56d44c90551c4ccda9ae8ff45af247adWed, 05 Aug 2015 00:58:19 GMTDETROIT (AP) — The end of Dave Dombrowski's tenure in Detroit came suddenly and unexpectedly — like so many of the moves he made to build the Tigers into an American League powerhouse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56d44c90551c4ccda9ae8ff45af247adDonaldson and Tulowitzki homer, Jays beat Twins 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb807537ae5e4c0f92068ab12e09e0eeWed, 05 Aug 2015 01:55:06 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki hit solo home runs, Marco Estrada pitched 6 2-3 innings to win consecutive starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb807537ae5e4c0f92068ab12e09e0eeFriends: Slain officer was strong, but avoided confrontationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/418272db4d254a6186ea79f732378dceWed, 05 Aug 2015 00:38:56 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Slain police officer Sean Bolton's physical strength and powerful, melon-sized hands served him well in tight situations, like when he subdued two suspects at one time. Still, friends say he avoided confrontation whenever possible, and dedicated his life to protecting others.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/418272db4d254a6186ea79f732378dcePerez homers to lift Royals to 5-1 win over Tigershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c21fe25a4dc478388b304ffb30a4124Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:56:39 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c21fe25a4dc478388b304ffb30a4124No. 8 seed Svitolina survives 3-set match to advancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aa143a2d8f54eea932ec7804d16539fWed, 05 Aug 2015 01:46:05 GMTSTANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Eighth-seeded Elina Svitolina, who reached the quarterfinals of the French Open, needed three sets to beat qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko in the first round of the Bank of the West Classic on Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aa143a2d8f54eea932ec7804d16539fUS likely to intervene in Palestinian terror casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77e56466de7f45a7b7e38346737746c3Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:02:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is moving closer to intervening in a high-stakes civil case over deadly Palestinian terror attacks as officials met Tuesday with victims' families to discuss concerns over a jury verdict worth hundreds of millions of dollars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77e56466de7f45a7b7e38346737746c3GM to invest $877 million to upgrade oldest assembly planthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e7e4ddeea17460a84ec8f4589629a62Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:53:32 GMTFLINT, Michigan (AP) — General Motors says it's investing $877 million to upgrade an assembly plant in Flint.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e7e4ddeea17460a84ec8f4589629a62Police: 007 actor Brosnan stopped at airport with knifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35170bd0751c41c593caa96770a4a4a5Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:01:59 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Police say former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan has been stopped at a Vermont airport security checkpoint because of a knife he was carrying.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35170bd0751c41c593caa96770a4a4a5Hewitt opens last North American hard-court swing with winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d0029ac8a3147fc9aa30b689f9fd086Wed, 05 Aug 2015 02:19:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt's final swing through the North American hard-court circuit began with a victory Tuesday at the Citi Open.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d0029ac8a3147fc9aa30b689f9fd086New disc matches Elvis Presley with Royal Philharmonichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f9a6f064465424f9dc5d5a3c75e69d1Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:00:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A new CD scheduled for release in October will unite the music of Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on songs like "Burning Love" and "Love Me Tender."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f9a6f064465424f9dc5d5a3c75e69d1Kansas ends $25 limit on ATM withdrawals of cash benefitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb2f242c38b1455d8c91edc6a0592f84Wed, 05 Aug 2015 00:49:03 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has eliminated a $25-a-day limit on ATM withdrawals with cash assistance cards over concerns from U.S. officials about the much-criticized part of a larger effort to ensure that poor families use their benefits for necessities and not alcohol, gambling or luxuries such as concerts or tattoos.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb2f242c38b1455d8c91edc6a0592f84Obama, Netanyahu make dueling appeals on Iran to US Jewshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a47fded88890479d90422597cb0d9062Wed, 05 Aug 2015 00:47:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made dueling appeals to the American Jewish community Tuesday as they sought to rally support for their opposing positions on the Iranian nuclear deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a47fded88890479d90422597cb0d9062Triple homicide investigated as ritualistic killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13f6e1760d654c608a01912d1e7b3068Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:33:37 GMTPENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are investigating whether a triple homicide was committed as part of a ritualistic ceremony in connection with the recent blue moon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13f6e1760d654c608a01912d1e7b3068Shackling video ignites debate on school disciplinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88a02d112a87476c8245b51e186fdf06Wed, 05 Aug 2015 00:32:48 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The boy sat in a chair, the sound of his whimpering interrupted briefly by the clank of metal handcuffs closing around his arms.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88a02d112a87476c8245b51e186fdf06Witten, Cowboys seek repeat playoff run after past failureshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4154dd531474ccc9da80e65a2ca4b42Wed, 05 Aug 2015 00:25:09 GMTOXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Jason Witten doesn't deny that the Cowboys had a more complicated locker room with Terrell Owens in it and a different message coming from the top when Wade Phillips was the coach.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4154dd531474ccc9da80e65a2ca4b42Toronto nightclub shooting leaves at least 2 dead, 3 woundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fec1cd998748424f9a1b8a81e2c37b17Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:26:04 GMTTORONTO (AP) — A shooting that started at a Toronto nightclub event hosted by rapper Drake and then spilled outside onto the streets left at least two people dead and three others wounded, police said. It wasn't clear if Drake was present during the shooting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fec1cd998748424f9a1b8a81e2c37b17Garlin: '51 percent' chance of more 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5428ea78fc8941189e9634055de0f090Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:22:08 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jeff Garlin puts the chance of new "Curb Your Enthusiasm" episodes at "51 percent."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5428ea78fc8941189e9634055de0f090Mexico prosecutor: Video has suspects in journalist killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddd6f3766994498d84efb67a8b6bd271Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:37:58 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors released a surveillance video Tuesday showing suspects calmly leaving an apartment building where five people were found tortured and shot to death, including a photojournalist who had taken refuge in the capital after feeling threatened in the Mexican state he covered.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddd6f3766994498d84efb67a8b6bd2712 airmen killed during parachute training in Floridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e39d4137e814b2190abb9cf8899d36dWed, 05 Aug 2015 00:13:00 GMTEGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Air Force officials have released the names of two special forces airmen killed in a parachute training accident in the Florida Panhandle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e39d4137e814b2190abb9cf8899d36dDeSclafani handles Cardinals again, leads Reds to 3-2 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be650316d4247fda492169a00a9fcfcWed, 05 Aug 2015 01:43:21 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani handled the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight start, striking out a career-high nine, and the Cincinnati Reds turned a big first inning off John Lackey into a 3-2 victory Tuesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be650316d4247fda492169a00a9fcfcMormon church publishes photos in push toward transparencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76019147a72c48dca768f34951b5754bWed, 05 Aug 2015 00:17:37 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church took another step toward transparency Tuesday with the first published pictures of a small sacred stone it believes founder Joseph Smith used to help translate a story that became the basis of the religion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76019147a72c48dca768f34951b5754bExperts say pieces of missing Flight 370 may still be afloathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26af00bdd50c497780fc73e1954c9fc2Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:23:10 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — If a wing fragment found in the western Indian Ocean turns out to be part of missing Flight 370, experts say, there are probably other pieces of the aircraft that floated off rather than sinking to the bottom of the ocean. Finding them remains the hard part.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26af00bdd50c497780fc73e1954c9fc2Comedian Louis CK shadows NY mayor on municipal businesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff525b4114849ff9a0b6629beff2f8fWed, 05 Aug 2015 01:09:13 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Louis C.K. has apparently taken an interest in municipal matters, shadowing New York City's mayor during meetings to discuss mental health initiatives and the city's finances.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff525b4114849ff9a0b6629beff2f8f2 trains derail in central India, casualties unknownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63960c67c4e5457dadf5620c0be5e329Wed, 05 Aug 2015 02:08:53 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Two passenger trains have derailed in central India as monsoon rains flooded a track, officials said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63960c67c4e5457dadf5620c0be5e329Woman can go ahead with lawsuit alleging Facebook defamationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8041eb199b147e9913da21a3a237411Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:28:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A New York court has reinstated the claims of a woman who says an ex-boyfriend broke into her Facebook account and sent malicious sexual statements.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8041eb199b147e9913da21a3a237411Official: Courthouse shooting suspect faced assault chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e359bf4c2c734bf49e5f0c459d383b43Wed, 05 Aug 2015 00:24:47 GMTCANTON, Miss. (AP) — The man accused in a Mississippi courthouse shooting was arrested in June on a felony charge of aggravated assault with a weapon after a fistfight, contradicting earlier statements by police that the suspect had never before been in serious trouble.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e359bf4c2c734bf49e5f0c459d383b43Blue Jays' Aaron Sanchez suspended 3 games, John Gibbons 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a91d6da398cc44dfb901eff28c5d02b2Wed, 05 Aug 2015 00:53:12 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Toronto pitcher Aaron Sanchez was suspended for three games and manager John Gibbons for one for their roles in Sunday's brawling game between the Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a91d6da398cc44dfb901eff28c5d02b2A grayer Obama celebrates 54th birthday with family, friendshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b45f8342050e432f95595d63d47e9167Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:32:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama may no longer have the head of dark-black hair he once had, but he's not too old for a night on the town to mark his birthday — even on a work night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b45f8342050e432f95595d63d47e9167Railway official says at least 19 killed in train derailments in central Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23fb6bc51521476c883db8886179cdc2Wed, 05 Aug 2015 02:15:04 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Railway official says at least 19 killed in train derailments in central India.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23fb6bc51521476c883db8886179cdc2Famed country producer Billy Sherrill dies at age 78http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac2a1c19bc91400db8abe845d0b861adTue, 04 Aug 2015 23:49:35 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country record producer and songwriter Billy Sherrill, who helped create the smooth "countrypolitan" sound of the 1960s and 1970s, has died. He was 78.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac2a1c19bc91400db8abe845d0b861adService restored after phone outages reported in Southeasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bca29ad325441019df7ed5d05dc6059Wed, 05 Aug 2015 02:00:40 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Phone carriers say some customers in the Southeast who experienced outages with wireless and wired service have had service restored.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bca29ad325441019df7ed5d05dc6059Dems hit Bush after comments on funding for women's healthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/497ecab987b14a57aee66d2e3e4a89c0Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:54:42 GMTNASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush vowed Tuesday to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood if elected to the White House, but drew immediate fire from Democrats for adding, "I'm not sure we need half a billion dollars for women's health issues."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/497ecab987b14a57aee66d2e3e4a89c010 Things to Know for Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef5464ab854447d38367fbdb6f081f0fWed, 05 Aug 2015 01:01:18 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef5464ab854447d38367fbdb6f081f0fFans, media line up for dos Santos at Galaxy practicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cbfbf2f210849e6b44726e77b2011b5Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:09:06 GMTCARSON, Calif. (AP) — Some 50 fans, many wearing Giovani dos Santos' Mexican national team jersey, gathered to see the 26-year old before and after his second practice with the Galaxy on Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cbfbf2f210849e6b44726e77b2011b5Tiger's schedule depends on PGA Championshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b19568bc509741f69f324289a0314761Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:55:52 GMTTiger Woods took a pass on playing an opposite-field event this week in Nevada, meaning his season could end next week at the PGA Championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b19568bc509741f69f324289a0314761Indicted Texas attorney general rode tea party to powerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb0b83886c714d40b5fcb8a7ba727f81Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:35:20 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — That newly indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton may have broken securities law isn't news to voters who elected him: Blistering TV attack ads during the 2014 elections reminded them that the Republican had already admitted that.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb0b83886c714d40b5fcb8a7ba727f81The Latest: California wildfire 20 percent containedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cebadb05684f40299049568bb4067ea8Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:40:11 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The latest on wildfires burning in California (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cebadb05684f40299049568bb4067ea8