FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 26 Jul 2016 10:55:55 -07:00Video captures lightning bolt striking Empire State Buildinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff8e53968d65460981ad7a309977a582Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:38:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A stunning video shows a lightning bolt striking the Empire State Building during a storm passing through New York City.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff8e53968d65460981ad7a309977a582Islamic State group claims attack that killed priest of 85http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f60f98bb7c0474f86ee676eb39ba90eTue, 26 Jul 2016 16:41:38 GMTSAINTE-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — Two attackers slit the throat of an 85-year-old priest celebrating Mass in a French church, killing him and gravely injuring one of the few worshippers present before being shot to death by police. A nun who escaped said she saw the attackers video themselves and "give a sermon in Arabic" around the altar.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f60f98bb7c0474f86ee676eb39ba90eThe Latest: Ryan defends NATO, US role in free trade pactshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d6df30c64fa45c69451b7dd32d8cfa1Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:07:22 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d6df30c64fa45c69451b7dd32d8cfa1Feds: Senate cafeteria workers will get $1 million back payhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e38540f1f9b49849c0b5a90fea66f35Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:44:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of cafeteria workers who help feed senators and others in the Capitol and nearby office buildings will get back pay totaling more than $1 million because their private employers illegally underpaid them, the Labor Department said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e38540f1f9b49849c0b5a90fea66f35Think Trump and Clinton fall flat? Vote for Cat in the Hathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a86df1d99c0e4ebcbcd709532bb166eeTue, 26 Jul 2016 17:40:21 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Voters who think presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fall flat can now choose the Cat in the Hat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a86df1d99c0e4ebcbcd709532bb166eeWish granted: Six-year-old boy will be garbage man for a dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2063c18301e4762a76dc1d9f5a35df8Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:20:13 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ethan Dean will be living his dream on Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2063c18301e4762a76dc1d9f5a35df8$15 billion Volkswagen emissions deal clears 1st hurdlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9302aa4408e429e82bfe909ef807e74Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:04:21 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal cleared a key hurdle Tuesday, with a federal judge giving preliminary approval to a deal that includes an option for owners to have the carmaker buy back their vehicles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9302aa4408e429e82bfe909ef807e74The Latest: Few Sanders supporters falling in behind Clintonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cf34df173f04986a1f95cbaa69f0654Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:47:29 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the protests and rallies on the second day of the Democratic National Convention (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cf34df173f04986a1f95cbaa69f0654Verizon 2Q profit hurt by strike; revenue disappointshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4895cd21fb774ff89ac5b9cc31ee97d0Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:56:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Communications said Tuesday that a strike by 40,000 employees hurt its results in the second quarter, and the company's revenue fell short of analyst projections.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4895cd21fb774ff89ac5b9cc31ee97d0At least 86 athletes from Russian Olympic team banned so farhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f25b25573df4f79beeb7766ca6c5227Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:55:20 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — At least 86 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have so far been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f25b25573df4f79beeb7766ca6c5227Feds: NYC bank burglars stole $5 million in cash, diamondshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ed6b776c7cb49a8af02f820f1b4234aTue, 26 Jul 2016 17:13:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say New York City bank burglars stole about $5 million in cash, diamonds, jewelry, coins and baseball cards.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ed6b776c7cb49a8af02f820f1b4234aThe Latest: Indiana GOP panel backs Pence's successor choicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6474d44beee04113ad12052ccdcc79dfTue, 26 Jul 2016 17:07:38 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on replacing Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence as the GOP candidate for Indiana governor (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6474d44beee04113ad12052ccdcc79dfMan accused of threatening on Facebook to burn Boston mosquehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52088b43a08e4cee8f5c53119d59144cTue, 26 Jul 2016 17:31:40 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been charged with threatening to burn down Boston's largest mosque and making other threats to the Muslim community.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52088b43a08e4cee8f5c53119d59144cFalcons release return specialist Devin Hester before camphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93e9e5dced654f7c8017955448105f72Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:47:32 GMTFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Star return specialist Devin Hester was released by the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday following an injury-shortened 2015 season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93e9e5dced654f7c8017955448105f72In break from Trump, Paul Ryan defends NATO, trade dealshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c95d17e7cb24104a68dd99b7fdf4227Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:40:28 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan vigorously defended the role of NATO and the importance of the United States leading the creation of free-trade agreements on Tuesday, breaking from positions taken by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c95d17e7cb24104a68dd99b7fdf4227Autopsy finds man who spent $100K to look like Bieber OD'dhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8cecac076e248e080534f0cadad95dbTue, 26 Jul 2016 16:29:44 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — An autopsy report shows a man who claimed to have spent more than $100,000 on plastic surgeries in an effort to look like pop star Justin Bieber died of an accidental drug overdose.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8cecac076e248e080534f0cadad95dbThe Latest: Judge gives early OK to Volkswagen settlementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8a277167eab4e97ba75ababa285eda2Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:57:03 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8a277167eab4e97ba75ababa285eda2The Latest: GOP governor pick says Indiana on right pathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c232bc4dfc474c68be382d752573d392Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:27:49 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on replacing Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence as the GOP candidate for Indiana governor (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c232bc4dfc474c68be382d752573d392No typical salmon run: Fish spills across Alaska highwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f376273f42343128ac18619a0009463Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:33:50 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaskans are always excited by salmon runs, unless it's across a highway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f376273f42343128ac18619a0009463Indiana GOP panel backs Gov. Pence's preferred successorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5344ff094cf249859002f7ba04a5d45bTue, 26 Jul 2016 17:08:42 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republican leaders selected Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb on Tuesday to replace Gov. Mike Pence on the November ballot, backing the governor's preferred successor over two members of Congress who also sought the nomination when Pence withdrew to become Donald Trump's running mate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5344ff094cf249859002f7ba04a5d45bKremlin: US politicians being 'paranoid' about Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b09817c3ce54ae1921b8bdbb15770b0Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:26:49 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — A Russian presidential spokesman on Tuesday accused U.S. politicians of being paranoid after Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign blamed Russia for an email hack and suggested the goal was to help Republican Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential race.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b09817c3ce54ae1921b8bdbb15770b0The Latest: Police: Slain Rochester man's vehicle foundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bda9616477c548e79404e41e72f978f6Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:00:01 GMTPENFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the slaying of a suburban Rochester, New York, man whose two sons and estranged wife are charged with tampering with evidence in the case (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bda9616477c548e79404e41e72f978f6Malawi man arrested after describing sex with young girlshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a959fee3f3414f52bb345d5105976cbdTue, 26 Jul 2016 16:42:50 GMTBLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi police on Tuesday arrested a man who said he was hired by families to have sex with more than 100 young women, including children, in what was described as ritual cleansing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a959fee3f3414f52bb345d5105976cbdPrize belt awarded to top athletes stolen in North Dakotahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/439cdf3f51ae4a3b9941fd0f78c253d1Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:37:15 GMTFARGO, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say an ornate prize belt that has been awarded to some of the America's top professional athletes has been stolen from a museum in North Dakota.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/439cdf3f51ae4a3b9941fd0f78c253d1Hungary says willing to take back some migrants from Austriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39cf5014a5424299836ef07139097738Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:40:07 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary is willing to take back some migrants from Austria under European rules and would then return them to their countries of origin, mostly Kosovo and Albania, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39cf5014a5424299836ef07139097738Judge gives preliminary approval to $15 billion settlement in Volkswagen emissions cheating scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/581f7629dfd34be1a9b42f242785d8a1Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:54:52 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Judge gives preliminary approval to $15 billion settlement in Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/581f7629dfd34be1a9b42f242785d8a1McDonald's US sales disappoint amid turnaround effortshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd40f28a5d2e4437b81ac55cf715204eTue, 26 Jul 2016 17:10:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's is again looking for ways to win back customers, less than a year after launching a widely touted all-day breakfast menu that makes Egg McMuffins available around the clock.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd40f28a5d2e4437b81ac55cf715204eNY AG objects to House GOP subpoena on climate change probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5c106969b3a4b61b198180a4c0cc504Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:31:29 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general is refusing to comply with a congressional subpoena seeking records about his investigation into whether Exxon Mobil misled investors about man-made climate change.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5c106969b3a4b61b198180a4c0cc504Ex-lawmaker who helped bring Confederate flag off dome dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0016dfcf871411da47062d006f6c423Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:48:13 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former South Carolina Rep. Bill Cotty, a champion for public education who helped bring the Confederate flag off the Statehouse dome, has died. He was 69.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0016dfcf871411da47062d006f6c423Review: In artful documentary 'Gleason,' a hero battles ALShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4342e1d879174a9582e5f9ab435b1f91Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:48:50 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Football star Steve Gleason was known for throwing caution to the wind. He'd launch himself down the field with seemingly no regard for his own well-being.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4342e1d879174a9582e5f9ab435b1f91Residents: Oil militants attack Lagos suburb, battle policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db8c04d3238e419a884d09a50ccb87e1Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:17:22 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Residents say a boatload of armed oil militants attacked an outlying suburb of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, looting and firing into the air as people fled.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db8c04d3238e419a884d09a50ccb87e1Obama expanding refugee program for Central Americanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe0fe1d4d0fa492d80b80182e5142888Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:02:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will soon expand efforts to help Central American families and children legally immigrate to the United States amid another surge of migrants caught crossing the border illegally.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe0fe1d4d0fa492d80b80182e5142888Judge reviews request to make police shooting records publichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e1cd791f1e149ad8f0fb46d60c54ee3Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:10:42 GMTLILLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judge will review more than 300 pages of documents before deciding whether the public can see the results of a state investigation into the shooting of a man who refused a warrantless search of his home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e1cd791f1e149ad8f0fb46d60c54ee3The Latest: Wildfire closes Big Sur's signature state parkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9c78363a67b48698b4a636a41a39982Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:28:39 GMTBIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9c78363a67b48698b4a636a41a39982NY attorney general refuses subpoena on climate change probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c06f693a8bb34bf4a4724c4e5224a48cTue, 26 Jul 2016 16:36:11 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general is refusing to comply with a congressional subpoena seeking records about his investigation into whether Exxon Mobil misled investors about man-made climate change.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c06f693a8bb34bf4a4724c4e5224a48c2 suicide car bombs near UN offices kill 13 in Somaliahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4824fc8d45e4cfd83b297668f00be5eTue, 26 Jul 2016 16:30:47 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the offices of the U.N.'s mine-clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven guards, Somali police officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4824fc8d45e4cfd83b297668f00be5eInjury anxieties grow but Bolt says "sport needs me to win"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ccffb37ac554433972222cd3e788a75Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:44:56 GMTLONDON (AP) — Whatever controversy is raging in the Olympic world there's one constant: Usain Bolt's bravado and self-confidence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ccffb37ac554433972222cd3e788a75Prosecutors: No charges planned in heat deaths of 14 dogshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a5c710d1d2c4964a4dae91cea437554Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:25:35 GMTSOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — No criminal charges will be filed after 14 dogs died inside a hot truck when the air conditioning failed, prosecutors in northern Indiana said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a5c710d1d2c4964a4dae91cea437554Indiana GOP panel backs Gov. Mike Pence's choice, Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, to replace him on ballothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d9ec44a4ca34347a2c162caf0854a9bTue, 26 Jul 2016 17:06:17 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana GOP panel backs Gov. Mike Pence's choice, Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, to replace him on ballot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d9ec44a4ca34347a2c162caf0854a9bDeputies: Boy, 3, dies after spending hours inside hot carhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/657643b4f5cd44349e1fa684d4f9c3cbTue, 26 Jul 2016 17:18:06 GMTNAVARRE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old Florida Panhandle woman was arrested after a child she was caring for spent several hours inside a hot car and died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/657643b4f5cd44349e1fa684d4f9c3cbAnti-abortion duo behind Planned Parenthood videos clearedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79aeab24e3104436afbf5a46fb17bf83Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:26:49 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A Texas judge on Tuesday dismissed the last remaining charge against two California anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79aeab24e3104436afbf5a46fb17bf83Nigeria's central bank hikes interest rate to 14 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5d80e48b8804f61b06bc8c31d57f2f5Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:44:25 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Central Bank of Nigeria has raised its benchmark interest rate to 14 percent, a 10-year high, as the naira currency continues its free-fall and the West African oil producer heads into recession.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5d80e48b8804f61b06bc8c31d57f2f5AP interview: Turkish opposition warns govt about witch hunthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a101354fc0504e8ebb6a42f645898fd4Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:32:17 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's polarized factions should learn from their mistakes and overcome their antagonism, the main opposition leader said Tuesday, reflecting fragile efforts to reconcile in a shaken country where the opposition has for years accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of authoritarianism.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a101354fc0504e8ebb6a42f645898fd4Broadway impresario Jimmy Nederlander dies at 94http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a87a85b795fb4bb8b0c92983e99dd47aTue, 26 Jul 2016 16:55:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The man who built the Nederlander Organization into one of the largest producers of live entertainment and a dominant national theater chain that includes nine Broadway houses has died. James M. Nederlander was 94.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a87a85b795fb4bb8b0c92983e99dd47aThe Latest: Russian sailor excluded from Rio teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e156bad031944ca3bc5f8ac53a1919eaTue, 26 Jul 2016 16:48:24 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e156bad031944ca3bc5f8ac53a1919eaTruck crashes through Pittsburgh FBI gate after police stophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85582ca113934f4d8d3244217e7f3318Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:48:17 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A dump truck driver from Ohio purposely crashed his vehicle through the security gate of the FBI's offices in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, injuring himself but no one else, an agency spokesman said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85582ca113934f4d8d3244217e7f3318Democrat drops out of US House race for Boehner's old seathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec4d662637d44f1b98c2cc2ac8352315Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:22:50 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The Democratic nominee in former House Speaker John Boehner's district has withdrawn from the November election, leaving a clear field for now for recently elected Republican U.S. Rep Warren Davidson to win a full term.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec4d662637d44f1b98c2cc2ac8352315Broadway giant James 'Jimmy' Nederlander dies at 94http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efcbdde20ea54eaaabfa83691422ffc7Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:35:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — James M. Nederlander, who took over the fledgling Nederlander Organization from his father and built it into one of the largest producers of live entertainment and a dominant national theater chain that includes nine Broadway houses, has died. He was 94.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efcbdde20ea54eaaabfa83691422ffc7Fiat Chrysler revises sales, shows streak ended in 2013http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9575ba5270b451d9075a47f51e46738Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:47:16 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler's existing streak of 75 straight months of sales gains should have ended in 2013, according to revised sales figures released Tuesday by the automaker.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9575ba5270b451d9075a47f51e46738The Latest: 2 Indiana hopefuls will seek return to Congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b3a10d530304a1f86509efa4c0def5dTue, 26 Jul 2016 17:42:19 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on replacing Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence as the GOP candidate for Indiana governor (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b3a10d530304a1f86509efa4c0def5d