FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Jan 2017 13:17:06 -08:00Amid criticism, Comey remaining as FBI director under Trump, 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. murder trial for S. Carolina officer delayed to August, 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. Jitney driver owes more than $50,000 in tolls, fees, 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. miffed with direction of slumping Cavaliers, 24 Jan 2017 19:35:52 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James has alluded to flaws with Cleveland's roster all season. to run pipeline through Pinelands gets public hearing, 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. QB Roethlisberger not ruling out retirement, 24 Jan 2017 19:33:01 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger isn't sure he'll be back in 2017. leader acknowledges failure in anti-corruption fight, 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. for site dubbed 'online brothel' want charges tossed, 24 Jan 2017 20:45:32 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The operators of 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. nixes Nutrisystem bylaw on removing board directors, 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. lawmakers end country's week-old state of emergency, 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. won't charge 2 LAPD officers in fatal shooting, 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. singer Ronald 'Bingo' Mundy dies at 76, 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. charges 17 in Brazilian firm bribery scheme, 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. who saved trooper: It's hard to think about that day, 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. Latest: France gives refugee status to 60 people, 24 Jan 2017 19:59:39 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US, 24 Jan 2017 20:00:39 GMTiBook charts for week ending January 22, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ): toast Gibson, not Bening, Adams, and more surprises, 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. rise: Georgia Supreme Court to 'Rise up' for Falcons, 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., 17, charged with attempted murder in school shooting, 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. Latest: California carbon auctions challenged in court, 24 Jan 2017 20:39:15 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on oral arguments in cases challenging California's carbon auctions (all times local): government wants to counter Trump with abortion funds, 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. Patrick may have sponsor shortfall this year, 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. big board goes dark for good at Penn Station, 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. picked up in just 3 states last month, fell in 5, 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. senator could face expulsion for offensive retweet, 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. Open golf moved from Rome to club near Turin, 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. top 10 movies on the iTunes Store, 24 Jan 2017 19:54:57 GMTiTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending January 22, 2017: House doubles down on Trump's voter fraud claim, 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. body reported in Mexico City turns out to be Xmas tree, 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. narrows down Supreme Court nominee list to 3, 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. a new Gambia, the prison doors begin to swing open, 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. of ex-Brazilian president hospitalized after stroke, 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. Patrick may have sponsor shortfall in 2017, 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. may not be the only rail target for activist investor, 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. Neville to debut at this year's French Quarter fest, 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. mostly lower, livestock mixed, 24 Jan 2017 20:38:39 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Latest: Sides face off at hearing on Pinelands pipeline, 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): set for man convicted of plotting Texas attack, 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. office performance of the 9 best picture Oscar nominees, 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: Gov. Mark Dayton says he has prostate cancer, 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. trial opens in 2012 shooting death of Memphis officer, 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. rights activists sue over Massachusetts firearms laws, 24 Jan 2017 20:56:51 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Gun rights activists have filed a lawsuit to end what they call Massachusetts' unconstitutional firearms laws. White House silent on new Israeli settlement units, 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. buildings collapsing in rare US West weather, 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. admin orders EPA contract freeze and media blackout, 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. Nick Hundley, Giants agree to $2 million, 1-year contract, 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., Sock to lead US against Switzerland in Davis Cup, 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. release name of armed man shot by Delaware officer, 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. of limo torched in DC says insurance unlikely to pay, 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. arrested in hit-and-run death of Cleveland patrolman, 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.