FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 Sep 2015 14:27:25 -07:00Immigrants, refugees to receive papal blessing in NYC, 03 Sep 2015 20:58:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Pope Francis will offer a special blessing to a group of immigrants and refugees in New York, including those who are undocumented, highlighting two contentious issues in American politics. North Carolina officials refuse to perform marriages, 03 Sep 2015 20:18:16 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than 30 magistrates in North Carolina have refused to perform weddings since a law went into effect allowing officials to refrain from conducting marriage-related activities. with airport office allegedly sold oxycodone scripts, 03 Sep 2015 21:14:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who has an office at New York's Kennedy Airport is accused of selling oxycodone prescriptions to his patients, prosecutors said Thursday in announcing his arrest. Latest: Mississippi River oil spill not affecting port, 03 Sep 2015 20:42:36 GMTCOLUMBIA, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the oil spill along the Mississippi River that caused a section of the waterway to be shut down (all times local): the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday, 03 Sep 2015 20:37:21 GMTU.S. stocks moved slightly higher Thursday after investors were encouraged by comments from European Central Bank policymakers, who said they were willing to provide more stimulus to the region's economy, if needed. papal parades planned in Philadelphia, plus extra tickets, 03 Sep 2015 20:06:30 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials in Philadelphia say that Pope Francis will participate in two parades during his two-day visit visit and that more tickets will be made available for his public events. Latest: White House says no one above the law, 03 Sep 2015 19:53:05 GMTASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local): rules investigators can examine US Rep. Fattah's email, 03 Sep 2015 21:08:02 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court says Pennsylvania U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (SHAW'-kah fa-TAH') can't keep investigators out of his personal email. signs pledge to back GOP's 2016 presidential nominee, 03 Sep 2015 20:00:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid Thursday and vowed to support the Republican Party's nominee — whoever it may be. Dog charged police, prompting gunfire in wrong home, 03 Sep 2015 21:14:44 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Police say a dog charged officers who entered the wrong Atlanta home searching for a burglar, prompting gunfire that wounded the officer and homeowner and killed the dog. describe themselves as self-absorbed, wasteful, 03 Sep 2015 19:59:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Even millennials don't think much of their generation. aides says 2016 bid hurt by email controversy, 03 Sep 2015 19:47:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to more fully address questions about her use of a private email server as secretary of state starting this month, part of an acknowledgment by her campaign that her presidential bid has been hurt by the heavy focus on the controversy over the summer. Congress accepts president's resignation, 03 Sep 2015 20:55:00 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's Congress on Thursday unanimously accepted the resignation of President Otto Perez Molina amid a fraud probe that has shaken the country's political establishment just days ahead of national elections. Vice President Alejandro Maldonado, who only recently took office after his predecessor resigned in the same kickback scandal, was sworn in as the country's new leader. Cop fabricated claim that gunman shot at his cruiser, 03 Sep 2015 21:18:25 GMTMILLIS, Mass. (AP) — An officer fabricated a claim that a gunman fired at his cruiser before it crashed into a tree and caught on fire, police officials said Thursday. sides with Brady on 'Deflategate,' NFL appeals, 03 Sep 2015 19:46:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed. ask Education Department to discharge college debt, 03 Sep 2015 20:54:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than 3,000 former Corinthian College students will have their college loans erased, the first wave of debt relief tied to the collapse of the for-profit higher education chain. The potential cost to taxpayers if all Corinthian students seek relief: $3.2 billion. eyes unity, not division in talks with Israel's Rivlin, 03 Sep 2015 20:55:21 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis met Thursday with Israel's president and gave him a medallion that reads: "Look for what unites, overcome that which divides." say officer fabricated claims of gunman firing at him, 03 Sep 2015 20:35:04 GMTMILLIS, Mass. (AP) — A Millis police officer fabricated claims that a gunman shot at him, police officials said Thursday. California correctional deputies arrested in inmate death, 03 Sep 2015 20:52:56 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Three California correctional deputies were arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of an inmate at a county jail, sheriff's officials said Thursday. clerk may avoid jail as deputies agree to follow law, 03 Sep 2015 19:56:28 GMTASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge ordered a defiant county clerk to jail Thursday for refusing court orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputy clerks later agreed to follow the law, setting up possible resolution.'s top leader: No nuclear deal unless sanctions lifted, 03 Sep 2015 19:57:35 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader said Thursday "there will be no deal" if world powers insist on suspending rather than lifting sanctions as part of a landmark nuclear agreement, and said it is up to Iran's parliament, and not him, to approve or reject it. clerks to license marriages as their boss is jailed, 03 Sep 2015 21:05:33 GMTASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to comply with the law, ending a two-month church-state standoff in Rowan County, Kentucky. gain as European central bank says it's ready to act, 03 Sep 2015 20:08:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing mostly higher as markets regain their footing after a turbulent few weeks. support piles up for Iran nuclear deal in Senate, 03 Sep 2015 20:39:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Now a done deal, the Iran nuclear agreement gained critical backing from three more Democratic senators Thursday, boosting White House hopes of blocking a disapproval resolution in the Senate so the president wouldn't have to veto it. federal requirements on cellphone surveillance, 03 Sep 2015 20:45:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Thursday. executive named University of Iowa president, 03 Sep 2015 20:01:37 GMTIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa's governing board on Thursday named a corporate management expert with little higher education experience as the school's next president, an unusual choice meant to shake up the culture of the state's flagship academic institution. seek man who threw officer down 40-foot embankment, 03 Sep 2015 21:12:20 GMTNEW RINGGOLD, Pa. (AP) — Authorities were on the lookout Thursday for a man who jumped a police officer as she approached his vehicle and threw her down a 40-foot rocky embankment. directorial debut, Portman focuses on her native Israel, 03 Sep 2015 20:09:31 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — In her feature film directorial debut, Academy Award winning actress Natalie Portman brings to life the autobiographical novel of celebrated Israeli writer Amos Oz about his youth during the Jewish state's founding years. accused of kidnapping hoax, bombing ex-wife's house, 03 Sep 2015 20:02:43 GMTNATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — An Oklahoma man is accused of creating bogus social media accounts and claiming he'd been kidnapped to try to get his ex-wife's attention, and later bombing her house in Louisiana. Latest: Clerk remains jailed, deputies to issue licenses, 03 Sep 2015 20:09:01 GMTASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local): of dead child on beach haunts and frustrates the world, 03 Sep 2015 20:55:33 GMTThe photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting. on US Open: Wawrinka advances in 3 tiebreakers, 03 Sep 2015 20:13:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): panel investigating Rep. Mike Honda of California, 03 Sep 2015 21:18:25 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Mike Honda of California remains under scrutiny by the House Ethics Committee for allegations that he had congressional aides perform campaign work when they were supposed to be working on government business. on US Open: Sock overcome by heat, retires in 4th set, 03 Sep 2015 19:48:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): of unarmed man shot by police in Washington sues, 03 Sep 2015 20:48:04 GMTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The wife and children of a Mexican man shot to death by police in Pasco, Washington, after he threw rocks have filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the three officers involved. charged with running $54M green-energy Ponzi scheme, 03 Sep 2015 20:46:11 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three people were charged Thursday with running a $54 million Ponzi scheme built on promises of a green energy technology that would turn trash into fuel and "carbon-negative" housing developments, neither of which were ever fully developed, federal prosecutors said. Friday's US jobs report could affect Americans' finances, 03 Sep 2015 19:52:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — With the Federal Reserve edging into the spotlight, Friday's jobs report for August could trigger eventual changes in Americans' financial lives. Latest: White House expresses support for Guatemala, 03 Sep 2015 19:52:17 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local): 2016 campaign, Biden sticks close to Obama, 03 Sep 2015 20:43:09 GMTDAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Exploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday offered a robust defense of a nuclear accord with Iran strongly backed by the White House, the latest sign of his work to present himself as a natural heir to President Barack Obama. Doctor who treated pilots sold oxycodone scripts, 03 Sep 2015 20:13:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a doctor who treated airline pilots at New York's Kennedy Airport sold oxycodone prescriptions to his patients. on US Open: American Rogers into 1st major 3rd round, 03 Sep 2015 21:18:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): Latest: Maldonado sworn in as president of Guatemala, 03 Sep 2015 20:34:14 GMTGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local): estimates storm damage at nearly half of GDP, 03 Sep 2015 21:13:31 GMTROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — A preliminary assessment of the effects of Tropical Storm Erika on the island of Dominica has found damage to basic infrastructure alone that amounts to nearly half of the small country's GDP, the prime minister said Thursday.'s not over yet: What's next in the 'Deflategate' mess, 03 Sep 2015 20:17:31 GMTFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Seven months. At least $3 million spent on lawyers — and probably twice that or more. Reports and responses and arbitration and appeals and even a college class in New England called "Deflategate." Apple's News Service-Things To Know story, 03 Sep 2015 21:07:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 2, The Associated Press reported that news from the AP will be available on Apple's News app through an RSS feed. Although that was the case in a preliminary, "beta," version of the app, this AP feed isn't expected to be included in the app's broader release. pops out of Vatican, stop to get new glasses, 03 Sep 2015 19:48:08 GMTROME (AP) — Pope Francis slipped out of the Vatican Thursday for a personal — and very normal — errand: New glasses.'s gondoliers get updated look with new logo, 03 Sep 2015 20:53:30 GMTROME (AP) — Venice's gondoliers, famed for their striped, boat-neck shirts and rowing prowess, are getting an updated look. horse, dog racetracks back in business _ for 90 days, 03 Sep 2015 21:18:53 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas tracks will be able to again take bets on horse and dog races — at least temporarily — following a deal that resumes operations for the state racing commission. wants feds to withhold funds from LAPD for body cameras, 03 Sep 2015 20:56:07 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department's effort to equip officers with body cameras has run up against an unlikely obstacle — the ACLU of Southern California. Transgender asylum seekers can't be equated with gays, 03 Sep 2015 20:55:45 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court says transgender people can be especially vulnerable to harassment and attacks and shouldn't be equated with gays and lesbians by U.S. immigration officials determining whether to grant asylum.