FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:17:33 -08:00Amid criticism, Comey remaining as FBI director under Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79044b5518ab42999c4df793dcfdbb65Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:09:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey, the target of bipartisan criticism over his handling of politically sensitive investigations, is staying in his job as head of the law enforcement agency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79044b5518ab42999c4df793dcfdbb65State murder trial for S. Carolina officer delayed to Augusthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cad670c87f694fe484cc8de50047beabTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:49:13 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina judge has delayed a fired police officer's murder retrial until August, but said it can be moved up again if federal prosecutors drop their civil rights case against him in the shooting of an unarmed black motorist.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cad670c87f694fe484cc8de50047beabPolice: Jitney driver owes more than $50,000 in tolls, feeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5e4f9865f0d4a8294533bea8a77bdb5Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:41:41 GMTWEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) — Transit police say they've arrested a New Jersey woman who owes more than $50,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5e4f9865f0d4a8294533bea8a77bdb5LeBron miffed with direction of slumping Cavaliershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05635f95c1d4f49ac594e6de9884885Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:35:52 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James has alluded to flaws with Cleveland's roster all season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05635f95c1d4f49ac594e6de9884885Plan to run pipeline through Pinelands gets public hearinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caaafe2ed980459b97400a20a71b4998Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:59:05 GMTPEMBERTON, N.J. (AP) — As jobs-versus-environment clashes go, few issues have been as hard fought and generated as much passion in New Jersey as a proposal to run a natural gas pipeline through federally protected woods atop some of the nation's purest drinking water.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caaafe2ed980459b97400a20a71b4998Steelers QB Roethlisberger not ruling out retirementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/850b883324d543c488edc3a4bbaa58a6Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:33:01 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger isn't sure he'll be back in 2017.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/850b883324d543c488edc3a4bbaa58a6Liberia leader acknowledges failure in anti-corruption fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c08d3384419a4bfcbef22031b8306415Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:32:58 GMTMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president said Tuesday her administration had fallen short in its fight against corruption, which she called "public enemy number one" when she took office more than a decade ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c08d3384419a4bfcbef22031b8306415Lawyers for site dubbed 'online brothel' want charges tossedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb8a8b43380d49b1b55b918a4f4dfaedTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:45:32 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The operators of Backpage.com pushed for pimping charges to be tossed out for the second time Tuesday, two weeks after the website that prosecutors dubbed an online brothel stopped advertising adult services in the face of a congressional investigation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb8a8b43380d49b1b55b918a4f4dfaedJudge nixes Nutrisystem bylaw on removing board directorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/def65b80a3714d088761211c5c226595Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:10:13 GMTDOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has voided a bylaw amendment adopted by directors of weight-loss company Nutrisystem Inc. regarding removal of board members.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/def65b80a3714d088761211c5c226595Gambian lawmakers end country's week-old state of emergencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c963ed3dad1b42b1b67def230ef7a60bTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:04:01 GMTBANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's lawmakers on Tuesday lifted the country's state of emergency and revoked a three-month extension of ousted leader Yahya Jammeh's term, as the new government began dismantling his final attempts to cling to power.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c963ed3dad1b42b1b67def230ef7a60bProsecutors won't charge 2 LAPD officers in fatal shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c483b2b1144547108cf23d3e5074acf8Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:05:46 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Los Angeles police officers acted in self-defense when they fatally shot a 25-year-old black man during a struggle over an officer's gun and will not face criminal charges for the 2014 shooting that led to protests, prosecutors said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c483b2b1144547108cf23d3e5074acf8Marcels singer Ronald 'Bingo' Mundy dies at 76http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/959359f383924e069e9706a78e020817Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:47:44 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Ronald "Bingo" Mundy, best known for his work with the doo-wop group The Marcels and their hit "Blue Moon," has died. He was 76.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/959359f383924e069e9706a78e020817Panama charges 17 in Brazilian firm bribery schemehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acffdc0499934d65a669206f944721f0Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:57:47 GMTPANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama's chief prosecutor says 17 people have been charged with money-laundering in connection with a bribery scheme involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acffdc0499934d65a669206f944721f0Man who saved trooper: It's hard to think about that dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9bcd3bfd30643fe8da57760e812237aTue, 24 Jan 2017 21:09:03 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — The man who fatally shot a suspect beating an Arizona state trooper said Tuesday that he doesn't consider himself a hero and that he's grappling with taking someone's life.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9bcd3bfd30643fe8da57760e812237aThe Latest: France gives refugee status to 60 peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee9b389de8f846ca82ef3f3f94aeac81Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:59:39 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee9b389de8f846ca82ef3f3f94aeac81The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/869c9293e0f94406bd1884fc43af29aaTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:00:39 GMTiBook charts for week ending January 22, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/869c9293e0f94406bd1884fc43af29aaOscars toast Gibson, not Bening, Adams, and more surpriseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d81806bc80df4f69ba7e2b16add68546Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:08:45 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Sometimes the biggest surprise on Oscar nomination morning is when there's no surprise at all. This year many of the exclusions just came down to the fact that some of the categories, like best actress, were too competitive. And no matter how deserving, there were always be a few who have been in the conversation from the start who miss the final cut.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d81806bc80df4f69ba7e2b16add68546All rise: Georgia Supreme Court to 'Rise up' for Falconshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed43d41d3e684a0088a66eb43596db6dTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:42:23 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's highest court is rising up to congratulate the Atlanta Falcons and wish them luck as they prepare for the Super Bowl.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed43d41d3e684a0088a66eb43596db6dBoy, 17, charged with attempted murder in school shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e73f654ea8654bf4ab406393f97ff231Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:53:59 GMTWEST LIBERTY, Ohio (AP) — A 17-year-old boy accused of shooting two students at his high school, injuring them, has been charged in juvenile court with attempted murder and felonious assault, a prosecutor said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e73f654ea8654bf4ab406393f97ff231The Latest: California carbon auctions challenged in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba6f45f9fb704d5f96c4d1f688e1fc48Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:39:15 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on oral arguments in cases challenging California's carbon auctions (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba6f45f9fb704d5f96c4d1f688e1fc48Dutch government wants to counter Trump with abortion fundshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8f14b34f1e74ec6ad6704f26801207fTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:20:33 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government says it wants an international fund to finance access to birth control, abortion and education for women in developing countries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8f14b34f1e74ec6ad6704f26801207fDanica Patrick may have sponsor shortfall this yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e4cfe92f75946b0be2fe1d0214c9cd6Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:21:27 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick wore an all-white Tax Act uniform to NASCAR's preseason media event, raising eyebrows about her sponsorship situation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e4cfe92f75946b0be2fe1d0214c9cd6The big board goes dark for good at Penn Stationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d299f2a2dfd84f81b7664d44a5a689b9Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:58:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A longstanding ritual for travelers at the nation's busiest rail hub came to an end late Monday when workers began removing the large board that announced the times and platforms of departing trains at Pennsylvania Station.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d299f2a2dfd84f81b7664d44a5a689b9Hiring picked up in just 3 states last month, fell in 5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8be9737ec5064232983fbacbbe55defcTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:38:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Employers significantly increased hiring in just three U.S. states last month, while five states reported large cuts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8be9737ec5064232983fbacbbe55defcNebraska senator could face expulsion for offensive retweethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ff4fdf2530c46f78825b62a13cfb911Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:32:14 GMTLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator could face expulsion from the Legislature for a pattern of questionable behavior that includes cybersex on a state computer and posting a joke on Twitter implying that Women's March protesters are too unattractive to sexually assault.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ff4fdf2530c46f78825b62a13cfb911Italian Open golf moved from Rome to club near Turinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afd5eff9bd58425bab0e2494f0f5292cTue, 24 Jan 2017 19:57:42 GMTROME (AP) — The first Italian Open golf tournament with a 7 million euro ($7.5 million) purse has been moved from the Olgiata club in Rome to the Royal Park I Roveri club outside Turin in October.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afd5eff9bd58425bab0e2494f0f5292cThe top 10 movies on the iTunes Storehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77ed21a0dbd348afa255bb496c4d2344Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:54:57 GMTiTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending January 22, 2017:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77ed21a0dbd348afa255bb496c4d2344White House doubles down on Trump's voter fraud claimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be5bd36f15344fa88a719388406bc546Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:55:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday stuck firmly to President Donald Trump's claim that millions of people voted illegally in the November election, but provided no evidence to back up his assertion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be5bd36f15344fa88a719388406bc546Dead body reported in Mexico City turns out to be Xmas treehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f4e88b757b94b7d95402855a6715c7bTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:46:33 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Police investigating reports of a dead body left on a street in the Mexican capital say it turned out to be just a discarded Christmas tree.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f4e88b757b94b7d95402855a6715c7bTrump narrows down Supreme Court nominee list to 3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1b89586896e4fc7bcfdf1ea06329ddaTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:55:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has narrowed his choice to fill the Supreme Court vacancy to three judges and said he expects to make his decision in the coming days.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1b89586896e4fc7bcfdf1ea06329ddaIn a new Gambia, the prison doors begin to swing openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cae73bc874c34ab58caa3f764335d440Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:23:00 GMTBANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambian soldiers picked up Tijan Barrow, beat him with their guns and threw him into a cell at the notorious National Intelligence Agency prison. His alleged crime: Creating and selling T-shirts for the opposition.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cae73bc874c34ab58caa3f764335d440Wife of ex-Brazilian president hospitalized after strokehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7bc4544ea7f466cbee7179b617def56Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:54:56 GMTSAO PAULO (AP) — A hospital in Sao Paulo says Brazil's former first lady Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva has had a stroke.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7bc4544ea7f466cbee7179b617def56Danica Patrick may have sponsor shortfall in 2017http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2f2ccb522314e8cb5f7142769f18a45Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:34:58 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick wore an all-white Tax Act uniform to NASCAR's preseason media event, raising eyebrows about her sponsorship situation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2f2ccb522314e8cb5f7142769f18a45CSX may not be the only rail target for activist investorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cef6421ac8d54f7f8da5da24745d97bbTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:15:15 GMTOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The executive who led Canadian Pacific's financial turnaround may have a backup plan if his pursuit of CSX railroad gets derailed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cef6421ac8d54f7f8da5da24745d97bbAaron Neville to debut at this year's French Quarter festhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/850d49c9987a4135ae53b945958a935dTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:05:18 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — For the first time, New Orleans' homegrown talent Aaron Neville will appear at this year's French Quarter Festival.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/850d49c9987a4135ae53b945958a935dGrain mostly lower, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e13c0d2aa80241d59d56b0826992e147Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:38:39 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e13c0d2aa80241d59d56b0826992e147The Latest: Sides face off at hearing on Pinelands pipelinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8393ad9ef2714aeeb29e70facf313c32Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:38:32 GMTPEMBERTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing on a proposal to run a natural gas pipeline through the New Jersey Pinelands region (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8393ad9ef2714aeeb29e70facf313c32Sentencing set for man convicted of plotting Texas attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc1d67665fd1453b8cc0d50d8f4a546bTue, 24 Jan 2017 19:58:58 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — An American-born Muslim convert convicted of supporting the Islamic State group and helping to plot a 2015 attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas was scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc1d67665fd1453b8cc0d50d8f4a546bBox office performance of the 9 best picture Oscar nomineeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a484d5f168974bc8a5f80e33ff98f837Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:57:55 GMTThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced nominations Tuesday for the 89th annual Academy Awards, including nine films in the best picture category, but does their nominations prowess necessarily reflect their box office? A look at their grosses to date:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a484d5f168974bc8a5f80e33ff98f837Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he has prostate cancerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba64a6ceefa74ee4af7aed475638cb62Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:52:13 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday that he has prostate cancer, revealing the diagnosis hours after collapsing while delivering his State of the State address the night before.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba64a6ceefa74ee4af7aed475638cb62Murder trial opens in 2012 shooting death of Memphis officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5e35a96f0834e98bfd857cc3cbe390eTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:30:08 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man charged with killing a Memphis officer during a chaotic raid on his home in December 2012 didn't know he was shooting at police, a defense lawyer said Tuesday as the man's trial opened.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5e35a96f0834e98bfd857cc3cbe390eGun rights activists sue over Massachusetts firearms lawshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dae6b6cc083f489eb28d766e6b57d03eTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:56:51 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Gun rights activists have filed a lawsuit to end what they call Massachusetts' unconstitutional firearms laws.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dae6b6cc083f489eb28d766e6b57d03eTrump White House silent on new Israeli settlement unitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f57808cd3df4311931f45f20f32e4efTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:44:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is declining to take a position on Israel's latest plan to expand Jewish settlements on land claimed by the Palestinians, breaking with past White House criticism but leaving its own policy unclear.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f57808cd3df4311931f45f20f32e4efSnow-covered buildings collapsing in rare US West weatherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a20ecc197ab4d459df1171f42b148cfTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:55:43 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — For buildings in parts of the snow-covered U.S. West, it has become a winter where the weak do not survive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a20ecc197ab4d459df1171f42b148cfTrump admin orders EPA contract freeze and media blackouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d0a9ded92754dc7b03600a58b71d95aTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:59:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has instituted what it described as a temporary media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants, part of a broader communications clampdown within the executive branch.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d0a9ded92754dc7b03600a58b71d95aC Nick Hundley, Giants agree to $2 million, 1-year contracthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6efa843f67814e7383f71b224add6771Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:43:04 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nick Hundley agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Giants on Tuesday to serve as Buster Posey's backup catcher.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6efa843f67814e7383f71b224add6771Isner, Sock to lead US against Switzerland in Davis Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdcc8404879b4fd68150678d1250c080Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:05:03 GMTWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — John Isner, Jack Sock, Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey have been named to the U.S. Davis Cup roster that will face a Switzerland team that will not have Roger Federer or Stan Wawrinka next month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdcc8404879b4fd68150678d1250c080Police release name of armed man shot by Delaware officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b816e22d3ee44029721662e878c7d84Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:55:20 GMTWILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A 60-year-old man confronted by police in Delaware appeared distraught and refused to drop a handgun before being fatally shot by an officer, authorities said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b816e22d3ee44029721662e878c7d84Owner of limo torched in DC says insurance unlikely to payhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8b25db04da24adc92e528027b7aebacTue, 24 Jan 2017 20:21:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Insurance likely won't cover the damage to a limousine set on fire during an Inauguration Day protest in Washington, the limo company president says.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8b25db04da24adc92e528027b7aebacMan arrested in hit-and-run death of Cleveland patrolmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95c0da6088e0403c89c00e8bfa336637Tue, 24 Jan 2017 21:07:47 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A man has been arrested and is expected to be charged in the hit-and-run death of a Cleveland patrolman on an interstate, Cleveland police said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95c0da6088e0403c89c00e8bfa336637