FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:59:38 -07:00Wife of Chechen man killed by FBI charged with lyinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbb54c534f1b4dc395a402d904891c02Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:30:03 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The wife of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned in Florida about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect in 2013 has been charged with making a false statement to the FBI.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbb54c534f1b4dc395a402d904891c02Iran releases Canadian-Iranian professor held since Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78aff13d368e4a35b59551a53a8887e8Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:53:06 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Canadian-Iranian retired professor was released from prison on "humanitarian grounds" and flown out of Iran on Monday, Iran's state-run news agency said, ending her months of detention alongside other dual nationals swept up by hard-liners in the security services.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78aff13d368e4a35b59551a53a8887e8Official: One-third of calls to VA suicide hotline roll overhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73a82adbcbad4245b8c9e47c28b3386fMon, 26 Sep 2016 20:15:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than one-third of calls to a suicide hotline for troubled veterans are not being answered by front-line staffers because of poor work habits and other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to the hotline's former director.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73a82adbcbad4245b8c9e47c28b3386fPalmer's impact: Grand Slam, endorsements, TV, private jetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b34e4f29a940415f9627cbdb8a52fb40Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:10:01 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth all chased the Grand Slam, golf's holy grail of winning all four majors in one year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b34e4f29a940415f9627cbdb8a52fb40Column: Tony Stewart on the ropes in final NASCAR Chasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d68935a5dda47c4b2111e2de8340896Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:12:31 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Well, this isn't the way anyone wanted to see Tony Stewart end his career. The driver went into NASCAR's playoffs with a roar and is on the verge of exiting with a whimper.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d68935a5dda47c4b2111e2de8340896Philippines' Duterte to forge closer ties with China, Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4e5928e23e945a083f773b1e2ca1a98Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:01:21 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he has decided to "cross the Rubicon" in his ties with the United States and will open trade alliances and offer long-term land leases to "the other side of the ideological barrier," China and Russia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4e5928e23e945a083f773b1e2ca1a98The Latest: EU removing Colombia's FARC from terror listhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81558874cdea431480097705dc468c94Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:50:01 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81558874cdea431480097705dc468c94Expelled state lawmaker escorted from UT football gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fac83a9002a4f19855994a48d19348dMon, 26 Sep 2016 20:12:59 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former state Rep. Jeremy Durham, who earlier this month became the first lawmaker expelled from the Tennessee General Assembly in 36 years, was escorted from a University of Tennessee football game on Saturday after getting into an altercation with a Florida fan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fac83a9002a4f19855994a48d19348dArmy fires Fort Riley commander as investigation continueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa3f4cd19a6d451ea90695fdb15c4c79Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:46:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army says it has fired the commander of Fort Riley and is continuing an investigation opened last week at the Kansas base. No details have been provided.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa3f4cd19a6d451ea90695fdb15c4c79Review: Wee, weird heroes star in 'Miss Peregrine's Home'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d5f23494b6b4c4095f1cb2736530037Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:35:30 GMTFall has officially just started, but there's still one more superhero flick sneaking in just before all the summer heat vanishes completely. But if you want muscled torsos and capes, you'll be sadly disappointed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d5f23494b6b4c4095f1cb2736530037Psychiatrist: Hospital provokes patients to enrich itselfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d231d43711504cbeb76837187ac974b0Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:34:20 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A doctor who trained for four years at the psychiatric unit of a New York hospital said in a lawsuit Monday that adolescent patients were routinely provoked into acting out, then restrained and drugged, extending their hospitalization and Medicaid payments.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d231d43711504cbeb76837187ac974b0Alton Sterling's family wants swift federal investigationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/611460d1305842a180695db0207e51a6Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:32:26 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Relatives of a black man who was shot and killed during a confrontation with two white Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police officers are calling for a swift resolution to the Justice Department's investigation of the shooting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/611460d1305842a180695db0207e51a6Police: Armed man shot after pointing pellet gun at officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b6a7a9f7852468881730f2b54b436f9Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:36:35 GMTCOLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say officers shot a man who threatened to kill his family and himself after he pointed a replica gun at officers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b6a7a9f7852468881730f2b54b436f9Feds look into sexual harassment claims at Yellowstone parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cb6279779894772993c80d68b2c2f73Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:47:52 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Government investigators were expected in Yellowstone National Park on Tuesday to look into an employee's claims of sexual exploitation of female workers and financial misconduct, park officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cb6279779894772993c80d68b2c2f73Driver ticketed in NY Lincoln Tunnel crash that injured 44http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bda558d163ef41fb9309dedf624864b2Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:27:57 GMTWEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) — A bus driver has been ticketed for an unsafe lane change after two New Jersey Transit buses headed to New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal collided in the Lincoln Tunnel, injuring 44 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bda558d163ef41fb9309dedf624864b2Rio police kill drug suspect who made bold hospital escapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/621283c9cdcb485891686ca10d195ba4Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:18:01 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police fatally shot a suspected drug trafficker Monday who had stunned Rio de Janeiro by pulling off a violent escape from a hospital three months ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/621283c9cdcb485891686ca10d195ba4Man charged in shooting at popular Chicago tourist spothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfebb7efa938425f9002efe68cf50980Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:37:02 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say they've charged an alleged gang member with murder in the slaying of a man who was shot last weekend near Millennium Park, a popular downtown tourist attraction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfebb7efa938425f9002efe68cf50980Expelled state lawmaker escorted from Tennessee gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6586cf3accdb45b0828e3326ceb8ebb9Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:40:23 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Republican state Rep. Jeremy Durham, who earlier this month became the first lawmaker expelled from the Tennessee General Assembly in 36 years, was escorted from a University of Tennessee football game on Saturday after getting into an altercation with a Florida fan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6586cf3accdb45b0828e3326ceb8ebb9Sex offender selling Nazi flag is booted from county fairhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/725a440c0daf4f21939baf080b527a55Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:12:22 GMTBLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A vendor booted from a Pennsylvania fair for selling Nazi flags turned out to be a registered sex offender.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/725a440c0daf4f21939baf080b527a55Appeals court rules for American Express in fee disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c73a7a060bf24a4fa5aa8df6b97d8fc9Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:49:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York says American Express did not violate antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use one credit card over another.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c73a7a060bf24a4fa5aa8df6b97d8fc9Mall victims include Macy's worker, teen, probation officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4321798d76a4b66b4b4a7c39f764944Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:53:46 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Five people were killed in a shooting this weekend at a Macy's store in a mall north of Seattle. Authorities do not plan to make their identities public until Tuesday, but details about four of the victims have been reported by some of their employers and Washington state media.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4321798d76a4b66b4b4a7c39f764944Hundreds of Romanian couples cash in on lasting lovehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b987b60811574bc285771a3d30c4d2f7Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:28:58 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A district of the Romanian capital on Monday celebrated hundreds of couples who have been married for at least half a century by handing out cash awards and inviting them to a joint lunch.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b987b60811574bc285771a3d30c4d2f7Lawmakers' report finds crowded Airbnb rentals in New Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb053af3171842ddb3304dfa2d02d879Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:36:39 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A report on New York City Airbnb rentals has found cases of air mattresses in kitchens, bunk beds in dining areas and listings for up to 32 people, showing the need for tighter rules on the popular online home rental service, according to the two state lawmakers who issued the analysis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb053af3171842ddb3304dfa2d02d879Investors join call for North Carolina to repeal LGBT lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e8fb75293d84bc3bd3d7e28b29b9f30Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:00:12 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some 60 investors representing $2.1 trillion in managed assets joined the NCAA, entertainers and more than 200 businesses in calling for North Carolina to repeal its law limiting LGBT protections against discrimination.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e8fb75293d84bc3bd3d7e28b29b9f30The Latest: Complex manager says suspect upset recentlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89b51a007def4434856cdccf748a6f3bMon, 26 Sep 2016 19:41:22 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at in Houston neighborhood (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89b51a007def4434856cdccf748a6f3bLawyer for Mexico drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman claims torturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39341190ed624280ba6ea2a8786d5575Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:02:48 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A lawyer for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said Monday he will argue that his client has been the victim of torture.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39341190ed624280ba6ea2a8786d5575LePage's documents don't back up claims on blacks, Hispanicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a40e45b6a16c4904a06efec955cfb745Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:06:30 GMTAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Gov. Paul LePage on Monday released his informal documentation on drug arrests and they don't back up his claim that out-of-state blacks and Hispanics account for "90-plus percent" of Maine's trafficking arrests for heroin and similar drugs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a40e45b6a16c4904a06efec955cfb745FBI data show increase in murder, violent crime in 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2eccb602cdf422d8deb75cea18defa7Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:44:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Are Americans safer? It depends on where you live.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2eccb602cdf422d8deb75cea18defa7The Latest: Vatican cardinal celebrates Colombia peace pacthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e45f7ae383343c59de7b26eecac4669Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:24:18 GMTCARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The latest on the signing of a historic peace deal in Colombia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e45f7ae383343c59de7b26eecac4669The Latest: Body camera use questioned in fatal shootingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79b98887ca6444428ef45b0237533461Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:15:03 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79b98887ca6444428ef45b0237533461Testimony: Christie pals OK'd gridlock, campaign chief knewhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62c7ac00ebba427eb60522bef796630fMon, 26 Sep 2016 20:35:47 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A political revenge scheme to create traffic gridlock near the George Washington Bridge in 2013 was approved by two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie on trial for fraud and shared with Christie's then-campaign manager, the government's key witness testified Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62c7ac00ebba427eb60522bef796630fStarbucks customer describes shooting: 'It was just terror'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad3cc6a27fa74eafaeb3bf14a054fbb6Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:31:18 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A Starbucks customer described terrified people dropping to the floor and sobbing after a gunman parked his car and entered the Las Vegas store, shooting a man inside.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad3cc6a27fa74eafaeb3bf14a054fbb6Shareholders approve sale of Westar Energy to Great Plainshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abbbc33a19bf498fa280beb1739fc519Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:19:21 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Stockholders have overwhelmingly approved the $12.2 billion sale of Topeka-based electric company Westar Energy to Missouri-based Great Plains Energy, the two firms announced Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abbbc33a19bf498fa280beb1739fc519Markets Right Now: Banks lead a slump in US stockshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e70f3bc6d71441b88811debbaa5ac08Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:13:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e70f3bc6d71441b88811debbaa5ac08Unarmed black man shot by white Oklahoma officer is buriedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c38f007a5eda4ebab09269ce64664393Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:38:12 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — An unarmed black man fatally shot by a white Oklahoma police officer in an encounter captured on patrol car and helicopter video has been laid to rest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c38f007a5eda4ebab09269ce64664393Student injured in Michigan school bus shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39eafbdd87b84c4c80fa6e71cdf992bfMon, 26 Sep 2016 20:07:35 GMTJACKSON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a student has been injured in a shooting on a school bus outside of a southern Michigan school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39eafbdd87b84c4c80fa6e71cdf992bfObama says US making progress on Native American issueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96cccc6c4bfd4439b914c87bda16f421Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:13:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. has made significant progress improving conditions for Native Americans but has more work to do.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96cccc6c4bfd4439b914c87bda16f421Pat Riley says Chris Bosh likely played last game with Heathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac0410695d0141f6a67a8367279a68aaMon, 26 Sep 2016 20:38:50 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh has almost certainly played his final game for Miami, with the All-Star forward's latest health setback convincing the Heat that his plan to play again is no longer feasible.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac0410695d0141f6a67a8367279a68aaThe Latest: 320 potential jurors report in church slayingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f336179fbba54cb18f450ef73d866a6dMon, 26 Sep 2016 20:27:32 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the start of jury selection in the federal trial of Dylann Roof in the Charleston church shootings. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f336179fbba54cb18f450ef73d866a6dCourt asks judges to respond to Louisiana sheriff's claimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cb41f8cd482408ba5435e29f75d551aMon, 26 Sep 2016 19:35:39 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday asked two judges to respond to a petition by a Louisiana sheriff who claims another judge was improperly removed from his criminal case without explanation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cb41f8cd482408ba5435e29f75d551aThe Latest: McCrory criticizes investors over LGBT statementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b30e3f5c836f4aad9e7fd73aeb420935Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:32:46 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on investors calling on North Carolina to repeal the law that limits LGBT protections against discrimination (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b30e3f5c836f4aad9e7fd73aeb420935Civil liberties organization representing bombing suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/862e65ed12d54ef0b3c7528047881e3dMon, 26 Sep 2016 20:46:09 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday began representing a man accused of setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey and injuring more than 30 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/862e65ed12d54ef0b3c7528047881e3dThe Latest: McCarthy says as Trump improves, so does GOPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf8e0a06265742d88d4f6e3ce26d90b3Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:30:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race ahead of the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Monday at Hofstra University (all times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf8e0a06265742d88d4f6e3ce26d90b36 shot, 3 others hurt in Houston neighborhood; gunman deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79fbcc1553d1487a87cba954c71249f4Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:21:24 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Another three people had injuries from glass or debris.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79fbcc1553d1487a87cba954c71249f4Body camera use questioned in fatal shootings in Charlottehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68397178adf14bafb159e09e72bb4712Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:07:02 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer in Charlotte is only the latest shooting to raise questions about how the department uses body cameras.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68397178adf14bafb159e09e72bb4712The Latest: Boat in crash was registered to Marlins pitcherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e2d2055ad2489fae6704db063c6d0dMon, 26 Sep 2016 19:33:42 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on baseball ace Jose Fernandez's death in a boating accident (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e2d2055ad2489fae6704db063c6d0d'A lot of pain' _ Marlins cope with Fernandez's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b66d6993ce34f7985abf61fc92dcb13Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:46:47 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Jose Fernandez's name and number showed on the video screen at Marlins Park on Monday when his teammates took the field, preparing to face the New York Mets without him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b66d6993ce34f7985abf61fc92dcb13Orgeron: Coaching LSU 'a dream,' offense will be 'tweaked'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b04402a0ccc4adb94bd36ff6d717162Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:45:41 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As much as Ed Orgeron might have preferred a different route to the top coaching job at LSU, the Louisiana native was never going to be able to hide his enthusiasm for his new opportunity — and didn't try.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b04402a0ccc4adb94bd36ff6d717162Hospital sued over firing of employees who refused flu shotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a2a07ad87b3471ba3a272385036e7a8Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:23:20 GMTERIE, Pa. (AP) — Federal officials are suing a Pennsylvania hospital, alleging religious discrimination in the firing of six employees who refused to get flu shots.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a2a07ad87b3471ba3a272385036e7a8Elevator trouble closes Washington Monument indefinitelyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77d8fec6780a4d9d88f74f697a09179bMon, 26 Sep 2016 20:24:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Monument is closing indefinitely because of ongoing problems with its elevator, the latest in a series of woes for one of the city's most enduring tourist attractions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77d8fec6780a4d9d88f74f697a09179b