FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:23:43 -08:00Judge again denies Texas' efforts to block Syrian refugeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c66e79ed4e8b4463923758fb772d88deTue, 09 Feb 2016 00:22:33 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge Monday again ruled against Texas in its efforts to stop the resettlement of Syrian refugees, saying that while it would be "foolish" to deny there are risks following the Paris attacks, state officials have never shown an imminent danger to the public.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c66e79ed4e8b4463923758fb772d88deWitness in ex-CBC host assault trial says she misled policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e715444f27c14626b12a78d2cff04b16Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:08:51 GMTTORONTO (AP) — The third witness at the sexual assault trial of a former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host acknowledged that she deliberately misled police when she didn't tell them that she had engaged in some sexual activity days after the alleged assault took place.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e715444f27c14626b12a78d2cff04b16Legislatures consider special protections for gun industryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebb39716a567458d845f8186e0ee3daaMon, 08 Feb 2016 23:07:14 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A terse letter from Andrew Clyde's credit card-processing company explained it was discontinuing his corporate account because his Georgia firearms business "no longer met our underwriting guidelines." In a panic, Clyde called three other companies, which denied him, too.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebb39716a567458d845f8186e0ee3daaCountry legend Merle Haggard returns to stage after illnesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fb06c9cfe404d8aba83d7ab1e3c8917Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:19:14 GMTNASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Country legend Merle Haggard has returned to the stage after canceling several shows in February because of health issues caused by pneumonia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fb06c9cfe404d8aba83d7ab1e3c8917Campaigns target Super Bowl viewers in early primary stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6bf163da8194bfa96912eb48ca7eca4Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:12:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Among Super Bowl advertisements for Doritos, dachshunds chasing ketchup bottles and Dame Helen Mirren encouraging responsible alcohol consumption, football fans in New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada also got a dose of presidential politics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6bf163da8194bfa96912eb48ca7eca4MLB player Delmon Young charged with attacking attendanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abde74ee7c924e3abf29a5133e796b84Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:01:33 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Free agent outfielder Delmon Young was arrested after he choked and threatened a parking attendant at a Miami hotel Sunday night, police said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abde74ee7c924e3abf29a5133e796b84Apollo Education to go private in $1.1 billion dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6170b86696ac4d8bae084f49fbbb3336Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:10:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Apollo Education is being taken private in a $1.1 billion deal by a consortium led by private investment firm The Vistria Group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6170b86696ac4d8bae084f49fbbb3336Woman gets jail for group attack on gay Philadelphia couplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fc962a4754d4645a7fa18577cced9c9Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:37:29 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A suburban police chief's daughter began serving five to 10 months in jail on Monday for a group attack on a gay couple that prompted Philadelphia to add sexual orientation to its hate crime laws.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fc962a4754d4645a7fa18577cced9c9Arizona panel OKs tax credit for concealed carry permithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f43019d2bb05435e94ba6da9424a8115Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:06:48 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Arizona residents are one step closer to getting a tax credit for attending a firearms safety class after Republican lawmakers passed a measure offering a dollar-for-dollar credit for concealed-carry permit holders Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f43019d2bb05435e94ba6da9424a8115UN agency proposes greenhouse gas emissions rules for planeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b99bcba622354c1ca7711b08f47cabeaTue, 09 Feb 2016 00:23:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A U.N. panel on Monday proposed long-sought greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes, drawing praise from the White House and criticism from environmentalists who said they would be too weak to actually slow global warming.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b99bcba622354c1ca7711b08f47cabeaPhotography business set up under Casey Anthony's namehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64313ea1c1be4e3abe79c95d9bf93b48Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:33:02 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A photography business has been set up in South Florida under Casey Anthony's name, and an address listed for the business belongs to a private investigator with ties to the mother acquitted of killing her 2-year-old daughter.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64313ea1c1be4e3abe79c95d9bf93b48Lead contamination of Flint water draws multiple lawsuitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdc045aeacb142da932422c52280f5fdTue, 09 Feb 2016 00:11:15 GMTDETROIT (AP) — One lawsuit seeks to replace lead-leaching water lines at no cost to customers. Another seeks money for thousands of Flint residents who unwittingly drank toxic water. A third complaint has been filed on behalf of people with Legionnaires' disease.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdc045aeacb142da932422c52280f5fdThe Latest: Nevada lawmaker to support Oregon occupiershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1ae0968f1814dd687d410a1c1d2d778Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:03:15 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1ae0968f1814dd687d410a1c1d2d778Inmate mistakenly released from Los Angeles jail recapturedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b717fb7687154e6bbb808cf25a7079a4Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:29:05 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A murder suspect mistakenly released from jail last month was recaptured Monday in Nevada, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b717fb7687154e6bbb808cf25a7079a4Correction: Child Abuse storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dde1d8e1e7e414591d5bf5c0b585971Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:47:46 GMTDENVER (AP) — On Feb. 8, The Associated Press erroneously published a story from 2012 about the Colorado Department of Human Services considering relaxing the requirements for social workers in child abuse cases. The Department of Human Services approved the change in April 2012.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dde1d8e1e7e414591d5bf5c0b585971Academy luncheon is time for reflection in high stakes yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7beab4e69f3247c3ba2c634719dfc10cTue, 09 Feb 2016 00:27:47 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The annual Oscar nominees luncheon is generally a time of low-stakes celebration, but this year amid discussions of Oscar diversity and a boycott, as well as dramatic changes to academy membership, the Monday gathering was also one for reflection.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7beab4e69f3247c3ba2c634719dfc10c2015 sets record for most shark attacks, with 98 worldwidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66842255b3f14b7d86d081f4ad8dc0b5Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:23:17 GMTGAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Experts say 2015 saw a record-setting 98 unprovoked shark attacks worldwide, including 30 in Florida alone.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66842255b3f14b7d86d081f4ad8dc0b5Studies examine habitat restoration for salmon, steelheadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ed894a3959488e94ca694d9e5f0a3aMon, 08 Feb 2016 23:09:17 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Scientists in the Pacific Northwest are studying more than a dozen watersheds to develop templates on habitat restoration that could be used in similar streams to bolster struggling fish populations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ed894a3959488e94ca694d9e5f0a3aInmate recaptured after mistaken release in Los Angeleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/430cb93614824509b6ce04619ce66c0aTue, 09 Feb 2016 01:00:18 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A murder suspect who was mistakenly released from a Los Angeles jail last month was recaptured Monday in Nevada, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/430cb93614824509b6ce04619ce66c0aWinter storm could dump over a foot of snow on Cape Codhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f985e50b312f41c09eaf6f240734b264Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:23:28 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and threatened to drop more than a foot of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday. Motorists in New England were warned to be vigilant after a charter bus heading to a casino skidded off a Connecticut highway, injuring at least 30 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f985e50b312f41c09eaf6f240734b264FAA: More registered drone operators than registered planeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83c4473ecda143ee8cc745792c7e8136Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:08:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says there are now more registered drone operators in the U.S. than there are registered manned aircraft.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83c4473ecda143ee8cc745792c7e8136Record $132.5M bet on Super Bowl at Nevada sports bookshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbeb71d64db84e168524b4afd95e13a4Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:55:09 GMTSo you thought the Panthers and Broncos would put up a lot more points in Super Bowl 50, that Carolina quarterback Cam Newton would score at least once and probably be named the game's most valuable player?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbeb71d64db84e168524b4afd95e13a4Police: Off-duty Memphis officer shoots intruder at homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d152184793e470fa0110cc9a52cb04fTue, 09 Feb 2016 00:30:53 GMTSOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Police in Memphis, Tennessee, say one of their off-duty officers has shot a person at a home in the nearby Mississippi city of Southaven.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d152184793e470fa0110cc9a52cb04fFBI: Probe into Clinton emails free of outside influencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9861e6801ae24331bf2348e676e72a44Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:14:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch is reaffirming that the FBI's probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state is free of outside political influence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9861e6801ae24331bf2348e676e72a44Witness in CBC assault trial says she misled policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e562f2018204a3c8692830669f405f9Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:11:40 GMTTORONTO (AP) — The third witness at the sexual assault trial of a former Canadian Broadcast Corp. radio host acknowledged she deliberately misled police when she didn't tell them that she engaged in some sexual activity after the alleged assault took place.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e562f2018204a3c8692830669f405f9Chesapeake stock tumbles, rises after investors spookedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd5ea38032ad4d8a8edb897a7abaeaa0Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:16:50 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Share prices for Chesapeake Energy stock were down more than 50 percent for a time Monday after a news report said the Oklahoma City-based company had brought on attorneys who help companies restructure their debt, but rebounded after the natural gas producer told investors that it was not planning to file for bankruptcy protection.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd5ea38032ad4d8a8edb897a7abaeaa0US peacekeeping expert to coordinate sexual abuse responsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d682a87c2ef84a26969f535d25c39be1Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:25:06 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Jane Holl Lute, a U.S. security expert who has held top posts in U.N. peacekeeping, was appointed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday to coordinate improvements in the United Nations' response to allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d682a87c2ef84a26969f535d25c39be1After 15 years, cleanup plan approved for contaminated townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9600c5f801b9499c9cad97a5895a4a4cTue, 09 Feb 2016 00:49:08 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted final approval Monday to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos poisoning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9600c5f801b9499c9cad97a5895a4a4cCandidates sprint to NH finish, but brace for long campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e85d3875e7264c25bc60d82725a80403Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:44:33 GMTSALEM, N.H. (AP) — Eyeing their first wins in a capricious campaign, Republican Donald Trump lashed out at his opponents Monday while Democrat Bernie Sanders sought to play it safe on the eve of the nation's initial primary. GOP contenders vying for second and third saw fresh hopes for survival after New Hampshire as both parties settled in for a drawn-out slog to the nomination.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e85d3875e7264c25bc60d82725a80403Stronger regional coordination can counter Africa extremismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb682c9fd0de4e019110a6ddd5cabad1Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:01:37 GMTTHIES, Senegal (AP) — Violent extremist groups and their affiliates are collaborating more in northern Africa, and regional forces must be built up and supported with deeper intelligence sharing to counter the increasing threat of attacks, the head of the U.S. military's Special Operations Command Africa said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb682c9fd0de4e019110a6ddd5cabad1Activists to demonstrate against sexual violence at Baylorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceff2ec14dd944048eec7cf122bd2776Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:55:17 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — Activists planned a candlelight vigil Monday night outside the home of Baylor University's president to protest what they regard as the university's weak policing of sexual misconduct, particularly by student athletes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceff2ec14dd944048eec7cf122bd2776Hong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/502d826dd77544a695b89b833b6cd1e0Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:58:57 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police clashed over a street market selling fish balls and other local holiday delicacies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/502d826dd77544a695b89b833b6cd1e0Citing huge patient load, NY nurses seek rules on staffinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b72a971d0c434a469aefacd90d6cc1c3Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:37:05 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — When the emergency room fills up — whether it's a big accident, flu season or a stroke of misfortune — Brooklyn nurse Rose Green says she can find herself sprinting from room to room, trying to keep ahead of the whims of calamity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b72a971d0c434a469aefacd90d6cc1c3Attorney General to visit 6 cities to highlight police workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f912645725142fc89cd8f62dad000b0Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:09:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for law enforcement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f912645725142fc89cd8f62dad000b0Experts tell panel why gas is so expensive in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1e27e53c3f047fe8ea04639aca8a475Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:06:28 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gouging by oil companies could be one reason California drivers pay about 76 cents more for a gallon of regular gas than motorists elsewhere in the nation, a state government panel was told Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1e27e53c3f047fe8ea04639aca8a475Feds: Army deserter who supported IS faces gun chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fec5d843d43244a2b5d25b8f6e6e4fd5Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:37:48 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — An Army deserter from Washington state who called Osama bin Laden "a beautiful man," made statements supporting the Islamic State group and called for the death of American troops has been charged with illegally possessing firearms, including machine guns, federal prosecutors said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fec5d843d43244a2b5d25b8f6e6e4fd5Mexico names new heads of Pemex, health, social securityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5ea043bbd9d472d9e51a77113acc56eTue, 09 Feb 2016 00:11:39 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A U.S.-educated economist took up the reins of state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos in one of several Cabinet changes announced Monday by President Enrique Pena Nieto.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5ea043bbd9d472d9e51a77113acc56eManziel's ex-girlfriend says she lost some hearing in attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/112a781b79dd4be186c24080d51a8200Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:31:20 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel's ex-girlfriend said in an affidavit the Cleveland Browns quarterback hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation she lost hearing in one ear.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/112a781b79dd4be186c24080d51a8200Firefighters battling grass fires across central Oklahomahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ba4ec25830a4e13b6cd2a61eb8fbc1aTue, 09 Feb 2016 00:22:09 GMTNORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Firefighters are battling wind-blown grass fires across central Oklahoma, including a fire that has forced partial closure of a busy turnpike.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ba4ec25830a4e13b6cd2a61eb8fbc1aLiving with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f02f283214a743c29cb7bb7ef3d78197Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:25:47 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other spots where water collects inside the houses and yards of the people they bite, insect experts noted Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f02f283214a743c29cb7bb7ef3d78197Prosecutor visits NY city he called 'cauldron of corruption'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2b0a612445b4968806e6e27b79125ffMon, 08 Feb 2016 23:04:07 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A federal prosecutor behind the convictions of some of the state's most powerful lawmakers on Monday took his anti-corruption fight to the heart of a state government he again criticized for a "rancid culture" of cronyism, venality and insider politics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2b0a612445b4968806e6e27b79125ffIraqi woman charged with role in Kayla Mueller's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01f2b4e6ec9440adbaf2d3f1587d9f8fTue, 09 Feb 2016 00:48:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of a senior Islamic State leader who was killed in a U.S. raid last year has been charged in federal court with holding American Kayla Mueller hostage and with contributing to the aid worker's death, the Justice Department said Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01f2b4e6ec9440adbaf2d3f1587d9f8fBudweiser didn't pay for Manning's post-Super Bowl shout outhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ca7ef9db2714a0883d9f5642c620695Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:50:10 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — No, Anheuser-Busch didn't pay Peyton Manning to say he'd be drinking a lot of Budweiser after winning the Super Bowl.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ca7ef9db2714a0883d9f5642c620695Nyquist 1st out of gate of Top 10 Kentucky Derby contendershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec8d32ee31cb48f5b6d8b61e0f48230dMon, 08 Feb 2016 23:03:40 GMTHe's an Eclipse Award-winning 2-year-old with five victories in five career races. What's not to like about Nyquist?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec8d32ee31cb48f5b6d8b61e0f48230dBeyonce's Super Bowl show bringing both praise and criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c002e611c61843c79d016e13e5752f46Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:46:28 GMTA day after the Super Bowl, people are still parsing over each frame from Beyonce's halftime performance, trying to glean the messages, both subtle and overt, that made for a stunning display of unapologetic blackness and political activism during one of the most-watched events of the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c002e611c61843c79d016e13e5752f46Reality star named Florida's 1st female football head coachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f44fcecd0a74b2f8d339b1b05d69bc8Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:04:11 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A reality TV star has been hired as the first female high school football head coach in Florida history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f44fcecd0a74b2f8d339b1b05d69bc8Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher; Rambis gets interim jobhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/983b44762cfb4711bf3f3b2031c2ca1aMon, 08 Feb 2016 23:18:09 GMTGREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Derek Fisher had just finished a long playing career when Phil Jackson picked him to coach the New York Knicks. Just 1 1/2 seasons later, Jackson decided he needed someone else.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/983b44762cfb4711bf3f3b2031c2ca1aIndianapolis coach facing sex charge remaining in custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ebdf71a5693468a90e1ca88bdcd1e95Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:14:00 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former boys high school basketball coach in Indianapolis who's charged with sending sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl will remain in federal custody while a judge considers letting him stay at his parents' house under electronic monitoring.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ebdf71a5693468a90e1ca88bdcd1e95TV producers may start making you wait for new shows onlinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5a2d12fba8544ebb426564b7e0c2840Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:17:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Age of Online Television may be in peril.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5a2d12fba8544ebb426564b7e0c2840Clippard, Diamondbacks agree to $12.25M, 2-year contracthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0baf950b03d94827ab2077e0ad3cdd70Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:31:55 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Reliever Tyler Clippard agreed Monday to a $12.25 million, two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0baf950b03d94827ab2077e0ad3cdd70