FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:39:39 -07:00Yosemite chief retiring amid complaints of hostile workplacehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e33f57b2ef94bc3a990efe3d7db6f6dThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:22:56 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The head of Yosemite National Park is retiring after employees complained that he created a hostile workplace by allowing bullying, harassment and other misconduct, allegations also raised in other popular national parks, officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e33f57b2ef94bc3a990efe3d7db6f6dLawyer: Man fatally shot by police officer posed no threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d149c6c7d9a849ba8a3f728451581b18Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:12:36 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A black motorcyclist posed no threat to the life of the District of Columbia police officer who shot and killed him, an attorney for the man's relatives said Thursday as he called for city officials to release more information about the circumstances of the shooting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d149c6c7d9a849ba8a3f728451581b18HRs by Difo, Severino help Nationals top Diamondbacks 5-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7a41bff08864c77ab4f99bf1bb868ceThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:10:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Wilmer Difo hit his first major league homer, and Pedro Severino his second, helping the injury-depleted NL East champion Washington Nationals move closer to clinching home-field advantage in the Division Series by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 at a near-empty stadium on a dreary Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7a41bff08864c77ab4f99bf1bb868ceThe Latest: Danny Willett is sorry. Sorry. Sorry. Sorry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/955a359d7a024caf994b571e47a88e2fThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:41:41 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/955a359d7a024caf994b571e47a88e2fThe Latest: Defendant appears in court in quadruple slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f56c4d49f7048b5b6e31bdf11e23738Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:35:08 GMTORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the slayings of four people in July, 2015 in rural South Carolina (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f56c4d49f7048b5b6e31bdf11e23738Congress blocks 'victory tax' on Olympic athleteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93f5119a909d4f71aaf1a7c31340ff89Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:20:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Olympic athletes would be exempt from a so-called victory tax under legislation approved by Congress and sent to the president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93f5119a909d4f71aaf1a7c31340ff89US twice tried to deport man killed by police in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d971a2e464b64905a26fc910b95bdf4aThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:00:21 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities twice tried to deport a black man who was fatally shot by police in a San Diego suburb this week but his native Uganda refused to take him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d971a2e464b64905a26fc910b95bdf4aIndia says it has struck militants across Kashmir frontierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6dbd0db3fbf4189810d726f351b6b15Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:17:27 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India said Thursday it carried out "surgical strikes" against militants across the highly militarized frontier that divides the Kashmir region between India and Pakistan, in an exchange that escalated tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6dbd0db3fbf4189810d726f351b6b15In Prince estate case, blood relation may be unnecessaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2ad646192064000a602eddb57ed3831Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:03:29 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A legal wrinkle in Prince's estate case shows you might not have to be a blood relative to inherit some of the late rock superstar's sizable fortune.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2ad646192064000a602eddb57ed3831The Latest: Trump invokes impeachment, "sordid past"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cac1853cfd754042b6975ac3633a99efThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:06:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cac1853cfd754042b6975ac3633a99efAPNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cbbdfeecc0c4500bc19e706cc94f232Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:52:12 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California is moving to ban farmers from spraying pesticides into the air near schools and day care centers under a newly proposed rule that will be among the nation's toughest, regulators told The Associated Press on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cbbdfeecc0c4500bc19e706cc94f232Man who stole police cruiser dies crashing it in Los Angeleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e24e785ab63144e0b8687b70885f4e73Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:05:27 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A police officer trying to find the rider of a motorcycle abandoned in a freeway traffic lane had his police car stolen by a man who jumped inside, raced away and almost immediately crashed the vehicle into a tree, killing himself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e24e785ab63144e0b8687b70885f4e73Report: Collapsed decks were 'structurally unsound'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9e7f8ad85f247a0a86d5f13f719ab9dThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:30:06 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new report indicates a pair of crowded decks that collapsed during a party at an off-campus house owned by Trinity College in Connecticut earlier this month were structurally unsound due to "flaws in construction."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9e7f8ad85f247a0a86d5f13f719ab9dThe Latest: Danny Willett is sorry for his brother's articlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f39524a7f6fe4da7a8e853ae421c8396Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:46:18 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f39524a7f6fe4da7a8e853ae421c8396Mary J. Blige explains why she sang to Clinton during talkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d29ad0b9c7a24c268f48030788743446Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:24:21 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Mary J. Blige said she decided to sing Bruce Springsteen's "American Skin (41 Shots)" to Hillary Clinton during her recent interview because she was trying to get the Democratic presidential nominee to feel and understand the widening frustration among blacks in America over police brutality and similar topics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d29ad0b9c7a24c268f48030788743446The Latest: Mayor whose exit sought alleges 'witch hunt'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/786c32ddbd0c490db0adc3ee332bcf63Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:09:05 GMTYORK, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the small-town Pennsylvania mayor who is being asked to resign over racist pictures on his Facebook page (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/786c32ddbd0c490db0adc3ee332bcf63Ohio man charged with killing adult daughter has $4.5M bondhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e998ca6296f94929ad17d19726cb42fdThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:50:43 GMTROCKY RIVER, Ohio (AP) — A man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his adult daughter at their suburban Cleveland home had his bond increased Thursday to $4.5 million by a judge after a prosecutor said the man was a flight risk.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e998ca6296f94929ad17d19726cb42fdMore than another call: Chief talks about school shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9e4254ac79141ff9d13a3c2497c4824Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:26:41 GMTTOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — When two firefighters rolled up to an elementary school shooting, they said they found only a wrecked black pickup truck at the playground. There was no gunman, and no one inside the truck.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9e4254ac79141ff9d13a3c2497c4824Car bomb explodes near home of Egyptian judicial officialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c19d9d627e364743aa6d641d5e7e0b28Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:15:45 GMTCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian security official says a car bomb exploded near the home of a senior assistant to the country's prosecutor general.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c19d9d627e364743aa6d641d5e7e0b28Defense secretary: US will sharpen 'military edge' in Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c7f50b8a5c240f594eb7b29dfbd3266Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:02:58 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the U.S. will sharpen what he calls its "military edge" to remain a key power in the Asia-Pacific region.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c7f50b8a5c240f594eb7b29dfbd3266The Latest: Pence says "hearts are in Hoboken" crash sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0b895c53da34c54a081b06bc8f91821Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:18:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0b895c53da34c54a081b06bc8f91821Train crashes at New Jersey station; 1 dead, 74 hospitalizedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84b2f1633d464e54bd825ffb03930aebThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:35:14 GMTHOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — A rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling wires.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84b2f1633d464e54bd825ffb03930aebDisbarred lawyer pleads guilty in kidnap once called a hoaxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e851d7d7e7546cd835f02315a0a90e3Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:04:07 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney pleaded guilty Thursday to kidnapping in a bizarre case that police in California initially dismissed as a hoax.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e851d7d7e7546cd835f02315a0a90e3White House lashes out at Congress after 9/11 bill votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb4e55c1b4524277af110a3e8bdfd0f7Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:44:17 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House lashed out at Congress on Thursday, a day after Republicans and Democrats overwhelmingly overrode President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to allow families of the 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. The White House turned to mockery as top GOP leaders expressed buyer's remorse and vowed to fix the bill.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb4e55c1b4524277af110a3e8bdfd0f7The Latest: Pence to spend weekend on debate prep in INhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a43a6fa1a493483f998876b34a7e8819Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:27:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (All times EDT):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a43a6fa1a493483f998876b34a7e8819Grain mixed, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78b7ed61fbff42f0ae03b0e319f870ccThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:41:50 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78b7ed61fbff42f0ae03b0e319f870ccIn Charlotte, police shooting affects presidential politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1e3971161f44a14b20d40a36d7bcfeeThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:24:22 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The killing of a black man by a Charlotte police officer, and the sometimes violent protests that followed, have intensified the political divide in a state crucial to deciding whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump wins the presidency.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1e3971161f44a14b20d40a36d7bcfeeReport: Car crash in Iran kills 14 illegal Afghan migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8e38717ae5f4eb99b7e0f0beacb2720Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:57:44 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that a crash in southeastern Iran has killed 14 illegal Afghan migrants and injured 11 others.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8e38717ae5f4eb99b7e0f0beacb2720Cop facing state, federal charges now sued over rough arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dedfdbcb75fd4042a8c9ee5bb60bd571Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:45:33 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A fired Pittsburgh police sergeant criminally charged in federal and state court with wrongly beating up a drunken high school football fan then trying to cover it up is now also being sued, along with the city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dedfdbcb75fd4042a8c9ee5bb60bd571Nevada high court strikes down broad school choice programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/833fc6f8f9ca412c8b9e6bdc26b8c46dThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:00:52 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled that the state's voucher-style Education Savings Accounts — seen as the broadest school choice program in the country — have an unconstitutional funding mechanism and the program should remain blocked.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/833fc6f8f9ca412c8b9e6bdc26b8c46dThe Latest: Russia says US boycott would help 'terrorists'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8480ab30a2a84270843a3c029f8d927eThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:48:54 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8480ab30a2a84270843a3c029f8d927eUkraine marks Babi Yar massacre's 75th anniversaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f2d894a5944426f897417f1d508375fThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:21:43 GMTKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Thursday marked the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, one of the most infamous mass slaughters of World War II.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f2d894a5944426f897417f1d508375fMissouri students won't be sanctioned for video about slaveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8544d636bc7f45488ca41e54772caa26Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:29:52 GMTFAUCETT, Mo. (AP) — Some senior students at a northwest Missouri high school who made a video depicting the lives of slaves using jokes and slapstick antics will not be disciplined because they had no racist intentions, the superintendent of their school district said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8544d636bc7f45488ca41e54772caa26Obama departs to Israel for Peres memorial servicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b29e53333b914864883103eeab6837a7Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:46:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is flying to Israel to join dozens of world leaders at the funeral of Shimon Peres, the 93-year-old former prime minister, president and elder statesman.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b29e53333b914864883103eeab6837a7Why is Chicago a murder capital? Clues from a bloody monthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a9470c8575d4aa09b49e71010b785c3Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:55:24 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Fourteen-year-old Malik Causey loved the way gangs took what they wanted from people on the street, the way members fought for each other, the way they could turn drugs into cash and cash into $400 jeans.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a9470c8575d4aa09b49e71010b785c3Judge issues temporary gag order in Derrick Rose rape casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8685d2e701544e2a80daa4135bb8714Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:04:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Thursday ordered lawyers handling a rape lawsuit against Knicks guard Derrick Rose to temporarily stop talking to reporters, faulting attorneys for actions that have raised pretrial publicity about one of the NBA's stars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8685d2e701544e2a80daa4135bb8714Tesla rear-ends bus in Germany, driver blames Autopilothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b351bacb7a0147e8bbae3411d2af5de0Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:31:51 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police in northern Germany say that a Tesla driver is blaming the car's Autopilot after crashing into the rear of a bus on a highway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b351bacb7a0147e8bbae3411d2af5de0Pittsburgh man faces penalty if he can't catch noisy roosterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dca468b6a16b4099addcbe45213135d5Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:08:18 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh man has 30 days to figure out how to catch a noisy rooster or the city will penalize him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dca468b6a16b4099addcbe45213135d5AP Explains: What does OPEC's tentative deal mean for oil?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0141ef18d414bd69d254d3ac870ff9cThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:15:25 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — OPEC nations have agreed in theory that they need to reduce their production to help boost global oil prices during a meeting in Algeria, but a major disagreement between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran still may derail any cut. What happened to oil prices and why can't OPEC agree to anything more binding?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0141ef18d414bd69d254d3ac870ff9cEx-Delta executive to pay more than $5 million over tradeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf555f2c9596459ab584c353f0915d6bThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:52:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A former Delta Air Lines Inc. executive will pay more than $5 million to settle charges that he profited improperly by manipulating trades in energy futures.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf555f2c9596459ab584c353f0915d6bSheriff: School counselor convinces student to hand over gunhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b1ed3c77f8d457d8f8b937a17d98246Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:22:50 GMTPLEASANT VIEW, Tenn. (AP) — A middle-school counselor in Tennessee is being called a hero after talking a teenager into handing over a loaded handgun.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b1ed3c77f8d457d8f8b937a17d98246Watchdog report criticizes DEA's use of confidential sourceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a985f9ed476441b391a75281450a367fThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:41:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Drug Enforcement Administration does a poor job overseeing the millions of dollars in payments it distributes to confidential sources, relies on tipsters who operate with minimal oversight or direction and has paid informants who are no longer meant to be used, according to a government watchdog report issued Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a985f9ed476441b391a75281450a367fJudge cancels contempt hearing for Kansas election officialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f17f5a1940d64147b708e8d04d6bb710Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:34:59 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has canceled a contempt hearing for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (KOH'-bahk) after he agreed to concessions that will fully register and clearly notify thousands of people that they can vote in November.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f17f5a1940d64147b708e8d04d6bb710Southern Caribbean braces for brush with Hurricane Matthewhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78d67b4dd603440fbf4b2aa5256b7956Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:10:28 GMTORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) — People in the Dutch Caribbean islands reinforced their homes and stocked up on emergency supplies Thursday as Hurricane Matthew took a rare course through the Southern Caribbean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78d67b4dd603440fbf4b2aa5256b7956Coach Garnett? Cavs coach would like Kevin Garnett on staffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9285438b0f14553b48b5890e90d000cThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:08:50 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Garnett never imagined himself coaching. Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is making him consider it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9285438b0f14553b48b5890e90d000cClinton presses early voting in bid to boost Dem turnouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72971cc57c624a3f97933fa87b9be3b9Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:16:38 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With early voting poised to play a bigger role in this year's election, Hillary Clinton was urging voters in Iowa to start casting ballots on Thursday, more than five weeks before Election Day.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72971cc57c624a3f97933fa87b9be3b9Kerry: US on verge of ending Syria talks with Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97b0084842e7447da72400efcd5fdc2aThu, 29 Sep 2016 20:24:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is "on the verge" of ending Syria talks with Russia in response to days of deadly attacks on Aleppo, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97b0084842e7447da72400efcd5fdc2aGroup calls for Darfur chemical weapons investigationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6f4599f7fb94a6590691a4d5c86f1f0Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:28:16 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Amnesty International is calling on the U.N. Security Council to take action over reports that the Sudanese government has used chemical weapons in Darfur.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6f4599f7fb94a6590691a4d5c86f1f0UN warns of 'merciless abyss' in besieged eastern Aleppohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea8869b98fab450eaf8b131452c39205Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:01:47 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces continued their push into rebel-held districts of Aleppo Thursday as international officials issued dire warnings of an ongoing humanitarian disaster in Syria's largest city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea8869b98fab450eaf8b131452c39205The Latest: Bill Clinton, Netanyahu meet in Jerusalemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c987e0b00d454eb699de1c23dbb46128Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:17:18 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on funeral preparations and a nation in mourning at the death of Israel's ninth President, Shimon Peres (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c987e0b00d454eb699de1c23dbb46128