FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Aug 2015 12:07:21 -07:00US Open fans get break from sun, but not yet rain, in Ashe, 28 Aug 2015 18:43:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Open spectators must wait out rain delays at Arthur Ashe Stadium for one more year. In the meantime, they're getting a break from Mother Nature in a very different way: shade from the blazing sun. gets more than 11 years for helping Islamic State group, 28 Aug 2015 18:51:14 GMTALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia teenager was sentenced Friday to more than 11 years in prison for helping another teen travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants and for providing other aid to the group. Santa Cruz, Abner Mares meet to decide SoCal supremacy, 28 Aug 2015 18:44:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — No championship belt is at stake when Leo Santa Cruz steps into the Staples Center ring to take on Abner Mares. Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling, 28 Aug 2015 18:59:29 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states. treasurer gets 2 ½ years in prison, 28 Aug 2015 18:23:34 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison on Friday following her conviction last year on federal bribery and extortion charges. for accused church shooter let out of other cases, 28 Aug 2015 18:59:15 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys representing the man accused of killing nine people at a historic black church will be allowed to solely focus on his case until it's resolved, a judge ruled on Friday. Latest: Ex-student will have to register as sex offender, 28 Aug 2015 18:46:52 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local): keeps eye on Tropical Storm Erika, could hit Monday, 28 Aug 2015 18:55:37 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — All of Florida is carefully watching Tropical Storm Erika as the disorganized system makes its way over Hispaniola. court reverses ruling that found NSA program illegal, 28 Aug 2015 18:59:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans. Latest: Father of slain reporter talks gun control, 28 Aug 2015 18:49:13 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local): gets embroiled in Italy's 'banned books' fray, 28 Aug 2015 18:03:47 GMTVATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has gotten embroiled in a modern-day, secular version of the Index of Banned Books. fire general manager Jack Zduriencik, 28 Aug 2015 18:57:36 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners fired general manager Jack Zduriencik on Friday after seven disappointing seasons during which the club failed to end its playoff drought. fires football coach Tim Beckman, citing review of player mistreatment allegations, 28 Aug 2015 18:31:01 GMTCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois fires football coach Tim Beckman, citing review of player mistreatment allegations. nation's top Democrats, Clinton sends Biden a message, 28 Aug 2015 18:54:03 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.' disease sends California inmate to hospital, 28 Aug 2015 18:51:33 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The water has been shut off at California's oldest prison after an inmate was hospitalized with a confirmed case of Legionnaires' disease. interior minister worried about protest, 28 Aug 2015 18:19:05 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's interior minister said Friday he is "worried" about a mass protest against Lebanon's government planned for this weekend but said he will strive to guarantee the safety of demonstrators. inmate testifies at hearing focused on his sanity, 28 Aug 2015 18:56:00 GMTMcALESTER, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man scheduled to die for killing his 9-month-old daughter mumbled about religion but only answered a few questions during a hearing about his sanity. Latest: Girl in rape case says measure of justice served, 28 Aug 2015 18:28:21 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local): in TV killings remembered as 'professional victim', 28 Aug 2015 18:27:07 GMTROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Vester Flanagan constantly saw himself as the target in his conflicts with WDBJ-TV colleagues, leading his former boss to describe him as a "professional victim." off: Judges rule Supreme Court can ban plaza protests, 28 Aug 2015 18:05:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court, the setting for landmark rulings in favor of free speech, can keep protesters off its marble plaza without violating their constitutional rights, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. prep school student convicted of sex charges, 28 Aug 2015 18:59:46 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of forcible rape but convicted of lesser sex offenses Friday against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a campus tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could sleep with. this week: Rotary tools, mowers, bicycles, 28 Aug 2015 18:05:09 GMTA line of rotary tools that can overheat and melt are among this week's recalled consumer products. Other products being recalled include mowers with leaky gas tanks and defective bicycles. advances proposal linked to Los Angeles Olympics bid, 28 Aug 2015 18:30:46 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A proposal that would authorize the mayor of Los Angeles to execute contracts related to the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics has advanced amid questions about potential runaway costs. in Vegas probing death of child in hot vehicle, 28 Aug 2015 18:02:15 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — A 4-year-old boy died after he was left for 90 minutes in a stifling hot vehicle while outside temperatures in Las Vegas reached 100 degrees. fires coach Tim Beckman 1 week before season opener, 28 Aug 2015 18:50:01 GMTCHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has fired football coach Tim Beckman one week before the start of the season, citing preliminary results of an investigation into allegations of player mistreatment and inappropriate behavior. monk relaxing atop wind turbine spotted by drone, 28 Aug 2015 18:09:15 GMTPORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) — A Benedictine monk who works at a private Rhode Island school has discovered that finding solitude is no easy feat, even 175 feet in the air.'s music service losing key player as exec resigns, 28 Aug 2015 18:44:23 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's online music subscription service is losing a key player as millions of listeners near the end of a free three-month trial period that has drawn mixed reviews. Latest: Ex-prep school student to be sentenced Oct. 29, 28 Aug 2015 18:59:02 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local): runs into truck on tracks in San Diego; no injuries, 28 Aug 2015 18:29:23 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Fire officials say an Amtrak train crashed into a truck that was on railroad tracks in San Diego, but the driver was able to jump out in time. ex-coup leader won't run in election, 28 Aug 2015 18:13:41 GMTOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The lawyer of Guinea's former coup leader says the ex-strongman will not be able to take part in next month's presidential election after he was barred from returning to the country. Latest: Former President Bush arrives in Mississippi, 28 Aug 2015 18:10:21 GMTGULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — The latest on former President George W. Bush's trip to New Orleans and Gulfport, Mississippi, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina (all times local): Latest: Ex-student faces up to 7 years on top charge, 28 Aug 2015 18:19:22 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local): top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store, 28 Aug 2015 18:49:01 GMTiTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Aug. 27, 2015: stocks drop in early afternoon trading after wild week, 28 Aug 2015 18:03:54 GMTU.S. stocks fell in early afternoon trading Friday, at the end of a volatile week for the market. chaplain wins prize to give 9/11 sermon by ground zero, 28 Aug 2015 18:44:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — An Army chaplain has won a national prize for an original sermon that he will deliver on Sept. 11 at a chapel near ground zero that became a sanctuary of consolation after the terrorist attacks. death toll rises as 'Erika' reaches Hispaniola, 28 Aug 2015 18:09:00 GMTSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Heavy rain and strong winds from Tropical Storm Erika began to bear down Friday on the Dominican Republic as authorities on the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica warned that the death toll would rise from mudslides and flooding unleashed by the system. militia refuses to leave town after peace deal broken, 28 Aug 2015 18:35:46 GMTBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A government-allied militia in Mali said Friday it won't follow demands by an international peace monitoring group to leave a northern town that it took from separatists last week. IS hacker killed in US strike also was recruiter, 28 Aug 2015 18:56:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group hacker killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria this week had been recruiting sympathizers in the West to conduct "lone wolf" terrorist attacks, and his death eliminates a "significant threat" to the U.S., a military official said Friday. Bentley's wife seeks divorce, says marriage is broken, 28 Aug 2015 18:23:01 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama first lady Dianne Bentley has filed for divorce from Gov. Robert Bentley, saying their 50-year marriage has suffered an "irretrievable breakdown." expects better US-Israel ties after Iran deal in place, 28 Aug 2015 18:52:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he expects improvements in the relationship between the United States and Israel to come "pretty quick" once the Iran nuclear deal is in place. More Iraq combat, but no more boots on ground, yet, 28 Aug 2015 18:50:25 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calling for U.S. forces in Iraq to engage in direct combat to defeat "radical Islamic terrorists" in the Middle East.'s migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea, 28 Aug 2015 18:21:57 GMTVIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded boats capsized. Latest: Ex-prep school senior acquitted of felony rape, 28 Aug 2015 18:01:25 GMTCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local): seizes 500,000 cannabis plants in major crackdown, 28 Aug 2015 18:06:28 GMTTIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian authorities say they have confiscated about half a million cannabis plants this year, arresting 240 suspected growers and drug traffickers. authorities brace for protests at refugee shelter, 28 Aug 2015 18:25:05 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German authorities braced for possible far-right violence in the eastern state of Saxony at the weekend, with Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday promising federal support for local police seeking to prevent anti-refugee riots of the kind seen in the town of Heidenau last week. home team can be blessing and curse for Lewisberry, 28 Aug 2015 18:16:45 GMTSOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Kaden Peifer and his Lewisberry, Pennsylvania teammates use the same word over and over when describing what it's like to be playing two hours from home in front of 35,000 fans at the Little League World Series. President Erdogan approves interim government, 28 Aug 2015 17:59:56 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday approved an interim government that will lead Turkey into a new election in November, paving the way for two legislators from Turkey's pro-Kurdish party to take up ministerial posts for the first time. families rebuild separately and together, 28 Aug 2015 18:47:42 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Bunk beds dominate the narrow living room of Chevelle Washington's modest three-bedroom brick townhouse apartment. A large box in the corner is piled high with kids' shoes. The 51-year-old is raising six of her grandchildren. Her home is a refuge, a haven. Latest: Florida prepares as Tropical Storm Erica nears, 28 Aug 2015 18:53:07 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The latest on storm preparations for Erika (all times local): governor's wife files for divorce; pair lives apart, 28 Aug 2015 18:31:17 GMTMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's first lady has filed for divorce from Gov. Robert Bentley, saying their 50-year marriage has suffered an "irretrievable breakdown."