FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Nov 2015 18:13:35 -08:00Australia calls for restraint after Russian plane shot down, 25 Nov 2015 00:19:50 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Wednesday called for Russia and Turkey to show restraint over the shooting down of as Russian jet fighter near the Syria-Turkey border, adding Australia is paying close attention to the safety of Australian pilots over Syria. plans to mask awful odor from uncontrolled gas leak, 25 Nov 2015 00:06:06 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A utility trying to stop a monthlong leak at a massive natural gas storage facility near a Los Angeles neighborhood said Tuesday it planned to use a mist to mask the sickening stench as work continues — possibly for three more months — to plug the well. down to 1 abortion clinic after Columbia stops them, 25 Nov 2015 00:06:06 GMTCOLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia has stopped performing abortions, leaving only one clinic in the state still offering them. among 8 indicted in fatal New York church beating, 25 Nov 2015 01:54:46 GMTUTICA, N.Y. (AP) — The pastor of an insular New York church where a young man was beaten to death and his younger brother seriously injured was among seven people charged Tuesday with murder.' Reyes pleads not guilty to abusing wife in Hawaii, 25 Nov 2015 01:05:40 GMTWAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes is pleading not guilty to allegations of abusing his wife at a Hawaii resort. Latest: Protesters hear concert outside police precinct, 25 Nov 2015 01:59:27 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked more than a week of demonstrations (all times local): Saying 'illegal immigrants' was poor word choice, 25 Nov 2015 01:13:14 GMTDENVER (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Tuesday her use of the term "illegal immigrants" was a "poor choice of words" and she pledged not to use it anymore, responding to criticism from immigration activists. Moise, Celestin top 2 finalists in Haiti election, 25 Nov 2015 00:40:32 GMTPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The top two finishers in Haiti's first-round presidential election are government-backed candidate Jovenel Moise and former state construction chief Jude Celestin, officials said Tuesday. They are scheduled to compete in a runoff vote on Dec. 27. gets life sentence in Texas 'stand your ground' retrial, 25 Nov 2015 01:03:46 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A jury has sentenced a Houston-area man to life in prison for killing his neighbor during an argument over loud music. beach sculptures represent emotional vulnerabilities, 25 Nov 2015 01:09:50 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Dozens of sculptures made of straw, cement, plaster and burlap are spread across an Anchorage beach in a public art installation that is focusing on mental health. not cleared but Rams hopeful about Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 00:26:11 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Rams quarterback Case Keenum did not practice Tuesday while going through the NFL's concussion protocol, and coach Jeff Fisher is hopeful he'll be cleared Wednesday. raised suspicions before 5 were shot at police protest, 25 Nov 2015 00:13:39 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Protesters demanding justice for a black man fatally shot by Minneapolis police were settling in for their ninth night of demonstrations when something just didn't seem right. Storm Sandra strengthening rapidly in Pacific, 25 Nov 2015 00:56:13 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Sandra is strengthening rapidly in the eastern Pacific. Hurricane forecasters are recommending that communities in the southern sector of Mexico's Baja California peninsula keep an eye on the storm's development. who shot at police in 3 Washington cities gets 71 years, 25 Nov 2015 01:51:08 GMTEVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A man who shot at police in three Washington cities last year, wounding one officer, has been sentenced to 71 years in prison. warns of security threats after Mali hotel assault, 25 Nov 2015 00:20:50 GMTThe prosecutor in charge of investigating last week’s deadly assault on a luxury hotel in Mali’s capital urged residents to keep an eye out for suspicious behavior, warning of heightened security threats as officials struggled to piece together details of how the attack was plotted and executed. killed in 2 attacks in southern Mexico, 25 Nov 2015 01:20:21 GMTACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in Mexico said Tuesday that a total of eight people were killed in two separate attacks in the violent southern state of Guerrero. man charged with child's decade-delayed death, 25 Nov 2015 01:15:47 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County, California, jail inmate who allegedly abused a baby girl has been charged with murder after she died 10 years later from "shaken baby syndrome." travel 2015: Cheap gas but fears of terrorism, 25 Nov 2015 00:14:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — That other Thanksgiving tradition — congested highways and jammed airports — is getting underway with gas prices low and terrorism fears high. shooting prosecutors seek nearly $1M in restitution, 25 Nov 2015 00:48:26 GMTCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooting prosecutors are seeking nearly $1 million in restitution to pay for victims' medications, mental health care and other needs. honoring Streisand, Spielberg, Yogi Berra and more, 25 Nov 2015 01:46:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and a "Funny Girl." O'Donnell relishes criminal role on Fox's 'Empire', 25 Nov 2015 01:28:34 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Rosie O'Donnell was delighted when "Empire" creator Lee Daniels invited her to guest star on the Fox drama, then got a case of nerves. Latest: Protesters march up Michigan Ave., turn back, 25 Nov 2015 01:46:57 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer. (All times local): Man shot, wounded by officer was armed with BB gun, 25 Nov 2015 01:59:34 GMTBELLEAIR, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man shot and wounded in a confrontation with Tampa Bay area police was armed with a BB gun. government and tech can't agree about encryption, 25 Nov 2015 00:28:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Your phone is getting better and better at protecting your privacy. But Uncle Sam isn't totally comfortable with that, because it's also complicating the work of tracking criminals and potential national-security threats., Warner, Owens among hall semifinalists, 25 Nov 2015 01:05:12 GMTBrett Favre, Terrell Owens and Alan Faneca are semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility. partial list of victims of the Paris attacks, 25 Nov 2015 00:33:28 GMTHere is a partial list of victims of Friday's attacks in Paris confirmed by The Associated Press and other media: of those who died in the Paris attacks, 25 Nov 2015 00:36:14 GMTAmong the 130 victims killed in attacks in Paris were students, a filmmaker, a doctor, artists, music lovers and beloved parents and children. They had varied backgrounds and interests. Here are some of their stories: charged in $580M Southern California kickback scheme, 25 Nov 2015 00:25:16 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Five people, including a former hospital executive and two surgeons, are charged with a massive kickback scheme that resulted in billing $580 million to the government and insurance companies, authorities announced Tuesday. declares state of emergency after bus blast kills 12, 25 Nov 2015 00:31:24 GMTTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's president declared a 30-day state of emergency across the country and imposed an overnight curfew for the capital Tuesday after an explosion struck a bus carrying members of the presidential guard, killing at least 12 people and wounding 20 others. 24 Cincinnati pulls away to 64-49 win over SE Louisiana, 25 Nov 2015 01:58:08 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Troy Caupain and Jacob Evans III scored 15 points apiece, and No. 24 Cincinnati overcame low-percentage shooting to beat Southeastern Louisiana 64-49 on Tuesday night. officer reassigned over Black Lives Matter tweet, 25 Nov 2015 01:56:29 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Police Bureau has reassigned an officer who allegedly sent a tweet about an upcoming Black Lives Matter/Don't Shoot Portland protest. Girl should have been reported missing earlier, 25 Nov 2015 00:40:24 GMTBRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A state review has found that an 11-year-old girl whose body was found in a relative's freezer should have been reported missing a month before she actually was. ask high court to block Native Hawaiian vote count, 25 Nov 2015 01:43:45 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Opponents of an election designed to be a significant step toward Native Hawaiian self-governance are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block votes from being counted in what they argue is an unconstitutional, racially exclusive process. and Hollande pledge solidarity against Islamic State, 25 Nov 2015 01:53:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — In a show of Western solidarity, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande vowed Tuesday to escalate airstrikes against the Islamic State and bolster intelligence sharing following the deadly attacks in Paris. They called on Russia to join the international efforts, but only if Moscow ends its support for Syria's embattled president. up to 3rd, Iowa 4th in playoff rankings; ND to 6th, 25 Nov 2015 01:46:13 GMTOklahoma moved into third and Iowa was fourth in the new College Football Playoff rankings as Notre Dame slipped to No. 6. Latest: About 30,000 without power in western Washington, 25 Nov 2015 00:50:43 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — The latest on the deadly windstorm that swept across the Pacific Northwest (all times local): Sherri Shepherd can't get out of surrogacy contract, 25 Nov 2015 00:56:34 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Television personality and actress Sherri Shepherd has been found legally responsible for a child born to a surrogate she and her ex-husband hired before they divorced, a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled this week in upholding the surrogacy contract. TV hunting show hosts pleads guilty in poaching case, 25 Nov 2015 02:02:36 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The host of a cable TV hunting show has pleaded guilty as part of an investigation into poaching on a remote national preserve in Alaska. charged with murder in teen's death; video released, 25 Nov 2015 01:47:09 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before the city released a video of the killing that many people fear could spark unrest. Latest: Protests begin over Chicago teen's shooting, 25 Nov 2015 01:15:41 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer. (All times local): helps NC State beat No. 22 LSU 83-72 in OT, 25 Nov 2015 00:47:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Barber scored 20 points and North Carolina State needed overtime to get an 83-72 victory over No. 22 LSU on Tuesday night. out leaves cold, boredom for 20,000 in Washington, 25 Nov 2015 01:40:29 GMTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — It's been cold, dark and boring. health insurance co-op to close shop Dec. 31, 25 Nov 2015 00:58:00 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Executives with Arizona's nonprofit health insurance co-op said Tuesday that they have failed to come up with additional financial backing and the insurer plans to shut down all operations Dec. 31., Hooper reunite for transgender tale 'Danish Girl', 25 Nov 2015 00:23:32 GMTTORONTO (AP) — In a pivotal scene early in Tom Hooper's "The Danish Girl," the 1920s Copenhagen painter Einar Wegener, as played by Eddie Redmayne, sits in for a portrait his wife Gerda (Alicia Vikander) is painting of a ballerina. Breathlessly caressing the stockings and slippers, something stirs in Einar. Newborn left in Christmas nativity manger at church, 25 Nov 2015 01:29:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — For a short time Monday afternoon, the Christmas manger at a New York City church might've been able to pass for the real thing: A newborn baby, with the umbilical cord still attached, was abandoned there. Now, New York City police are searching for whoever left the child. Manziel benched by Browns for off-field behavior, 25 Nov 2015 01:30:51 GMTBEREA, Ohio (AP) — Dropped from starter to third-stringer — without playing a game. Video shows teen fall in street when shot by officer, 25 Nov 2015 01:01:56 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer. (All times local): Postal worker harassed Muslim woman in NYC, 25 Nov 2015 02:00:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A postal worker arrested on hate crime charges had bumped into and spit on a Muslim woman before following her into a deli and threatening to burn down her place of worship, New York City police said. judge sentences man in Jamaican lottery scam, 25 Nov 2015 00:30:28 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota sentenced a Jamaican man to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for a lottery scam that authorities say cost victims around the country millions of dollars. Phoenix transit CEO resigns amid expense report probe, 25 Nov 2015 00:53:35 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — The CEO of the Phoenix metropolitan area's bus and light-rail systems announced his resignation Tuesday amid a newspaper's investigation into his expense reports, which included first-class flights and expensive dinner and hotel tabs.