FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:23:05 -07:00Congress lets states block some Planned Parenthood moneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83a6d34b8bf14ca498ff9e850dc296c1Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:27:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republican legislation letting states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers advanced toward Senate passage Thursday, rescued by an ailing GOP senator who returned to the Capitol after back surgery and a tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike Pence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83a6d34b8bf14ca498ff9e850dc296c1VW to pay over $157M to settle emissions claims by 10 stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9d3f545a1eb47999761559cd56c4d59Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:07:27 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen is paying more than $157 million to 10 states to settle environmental lawsuits over the company's diesel emissions-cheating scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9d3f545a1eb47999761559cd56c4d59Missing 91-year-old judge with memory loss sought by policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e495c82921494e50982df7e8b3162f62Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:03:28 GMTSCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — State police took to the air Thursday as the search intensified for a 91-year-old federal judge who suffers from memory loss and was reported missing from his home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e495c82921494e50982df7e8b3162f62The Latest: S Carolina coach puts pressure in perspectivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a19132a6ad545fcacde9c40aa9033c4Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:41:02 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on preparations for the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a19132a6ad545fcacde9c40aa9033c4WH dispatches aide after pro-Trump groups MIA on health carehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87f04b969587493685b10610306f0fb1Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:51:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is so troubled by the failure of outside groups to promote the health care plan backed by President Donald Trump that a senior aide is being dispatched to rectify the situation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87f04b969587493685b10610306f0fb1US stock indexes move higher in afternoon trading; oil riseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b337af3b0231456897ee2656c3b102b2Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:41:48 GMTU.S. stock indexes were moving higher in late-afternoon trading Thursday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings, deal news and economic data. Banks and other financial companies led the gainers. Energy stocks also rose, getting a boost from higher crude oil prices. Utilities and other high-dividend paying stocks fell as bond yields headed higher.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b337af3b0231456897ee2656c3b102b2Figures on government spending and debthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b146d5f134674bdb989620c4e259fe8fThu, 30 Mar 2017 20:13:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars. The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b146d5f134674bdb989620c4e259fe8fS. Korean court approves arrest of ex-president over scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecd618d9cfb848e6996b63e73542b145Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:10:47 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Friday approved the arrest of former President Park Geun-hye over high-profile corruption allegations that already ended her tumultuous four-year rule and prompted an election to find her successor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecd618d9cfb848e6996b63e73542b145Mexico raises benchmark interest rate to 6.50 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56d1380e2c804e9ba9b528893e3cb187Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:50:01 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's central bank says it has raised its benchmark interest rate by a half-point to 6.50 percent, in a bid to contain rising inflation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56d1380e2c804e9ba9b528893e3cb187EPA reverses course on safety of pesticide used on cropshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ed4412c60854f53a711dbdc29ea6209Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:09:18 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration won't ban a common pesticide used on food, reversing efforts by the Obama administration to bar the chemical based on findings it could hinder development of children's brains.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ed4412c60854f53a711dbdc29ea6209North Carolina lawmakers vote to undo 'bathroom bill'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea49d3fbea9c4ad596d4f5b239503e14Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:15:30 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers rolled back North Carolina's "bathroom bill" Thursday in a bid to end the backlash over transgender rights that has cost the state dearly in business projects, conventions and basketball tournaments.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea49d3fbea9c4ad596d4f5b239503e14Sun Belt Conference says it wants Arkansas gun law changedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce21c54bdf234377a8c089abcda1333bThu, 30 Mar 2017 19:21:56 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Sun Belt Conference said Thursday it wants college sporting events exempted from a new Arkansas law expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, the second conference to call for changes to the gun rights measure.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce21c54bdf234377a8c089abcda1333bNorth Carolina governor says he signed measure rolling back state's 'bathroom bill' despite criticism from LGBT groupshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88b61d1657e84ddf9eeb2172651cebcbThu, 30 Mar 2017 20:11:14 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina governor says he signed measure rolling back state's 'bathroom bill' despite criticism from LGBT groups.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88b61d1657e84ddf9eeb2172651cebcbThe Latest: Prosecutor has no compassion for serial killerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65bac420d9bb4da7840b21fce00a9b6dThu, 30 Mar 2017 20:01:28 GMTTOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the death of serial killer Donald Harvey (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65bac420d9bb4da7840b21fce00a9b6dGrain lower, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/608e7333ae6b4b5584776e8c0710f9acThu, 30 Mar 2017 19:26:55 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/608e7333ae6b4b5584776e8c0710f9acWhite House invites lawmakers to see intelligence materialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3502a69f91b4d108f760b42ce65eae8Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:30:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House refused to say on Thursday whether it gave the top Republican on the House intelligence committee access to highly classified materials. But it invited a bipartisan group from the panel to view information it says relates to surveillance of President Donald Trump's associates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3502a69f91b4d108f760b42ce65eae8Belgium warns against violence during Turkey referendum votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f92c9b952ca145c0ba954c29cccc10aaThu, 30 Mar 2017 20:03:55 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel warned that the government will not tolerate violence as Turks living abroad vote on a referendum that would give Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more power.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f92c9b952ca145c0ba954c29cccc10aaTrump, Denmark's premier meet amid Brexit, NATO concernshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ae3acd1133b4c85b5d26373ec1d25a0Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:05:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump held his first meeting Thursday with Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen, declaring that the two countries enjoy a "truly great relationship."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ae3acd1133b4c85b5d26373ec1d25a0Workers demolish site of nuclear mishap in Washington statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7732f86bf104268a36eb0958dd40ffdThu, 30 Mar 2017 19:14:25 GMTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state have finished demolishing the site of a famous nuclear accident during the Cold War that exposed a man to the highest dose of radiation from the plutonium byproduct americium ever recorded, the U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7732f86bf104268a36eb0958dd40ffdThe Latest: N. Carolina governor signs 'bathroom law' repealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/872fd0051e3b4eda896f339b1db8173eThu, 30 Mar 2017 20:15:34 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a compromise proposal to overturn North Carolina's "bathroom law" (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/872fd0051e3b4eda896f339b1db8173eOhio police chief: 4 killed in suspected domestic shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de476fa8c12b47b69f046c3e1473d1bdThu, 30 Mar 2017 19:33:48 GMTCANTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio police say four people have been killed in a suspected domestic shooting at a home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de476fa8c12b47b69f046c3e1473d1bdTrump adviser Bannon won't be charged in Florida vote probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f748acf3011b479d834774cfe9038bb0Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:02:40 GMTMIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump's senior adviser Steve Bannon will not face charges related to his registration to vote in Miami despite spending most of his time elsewhere, Florida prosecutors announced Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f748acf3011b479d834774cfe9038bb0Kansas House advances tougher amusement ride lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6e3aa44c3ae497d8f35169444cd3324Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:37:32 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas House member whose 10-year-old son died last summer on a water park slide spoke to his colleagues on the subject for the first time Thursday shortly before they voted unanimously to strengthen inspection rules for amusement rides.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6e3aa44c3ae497d8f35169444cd3324California court rejects city's review of coastal propertyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa263374e8104d4a9ff7b9e5d2adf784Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:52:24 GMTNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — California's Supreme Court says a beach city failed to adequately consider the environmental effects of a plan to build homes on a large swath of land overlooking the coast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa263374e8104d4a9ff7b9e5d2adf784Vague trade plan after Trump's tough talkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f394815312b4a518226440c997b7301Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:06:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has submitted a vague set of guidelines to Congress for renegotiating the North American Free Agreement with Mexico and Canada, disappointing those who wanted a major overhaul of a decades-old trade deal that Trump described as "disaster" during the presidential campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f394815312b4a518226440c997b7301Christie office rejects judge's comments on venomous culturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/830c74f8be0c4ec1aef4272f8b6a1ae7Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:05:18 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's administration defended itself Thursday against comments made by a federal judge who partly blamed a venomous climate inside state government on the orchestration of lane closures by two former aides at the George Washington Bridge for political revenge.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/830c74f8be0c4ec1aef4272f8b6a1ae7South Korea's disgraced former president arrives at detention center after Seoul court approves her arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac95862dd6f84b98ac2f98b9d2605bd6Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:51:00 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's disgraced former president arrives at detention center after Seoul court approves her arrest.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac95862dd6f84b98ac2f98b9d2605bd6Missing 'La La Land'? 'The Greatest Showman' is cominghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/720c60d924974bd2af130fb149c83836Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:17:06 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — 'City of Stars' might still be stuck in your head, but the Oscar-winning 'La La Land' songwriting duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul already have another big screen musical on the horizon: "The Greatest Showman" starring Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/720c60d924974bd2af130fb149c83836The Latest: SKorea ex-leader being taken to detention centerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1af2832079649928ce6c87270b57d9fThu, 30 Mar 2017 19:46:56 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on legal problems of South Korea's disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1af2832079649928ce6c87270b57d9fOnline tax effort revived at last minute in Arkansashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f39e290ceb784e59b9e16665453e8b84Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:44:08 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A House committee revived a proposal Thursday forcing online retailers to collect Arkansas sales taxes, just two days after a lawmaker behind the bill declared it dead for this year's session.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f39e290ceb784e59b9e16665453e8b84Crews investigate head-on crash that killed 13 in Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa70babd50184295abeb634924538b8aThu, 30 Mar 2017 19:55:27 GMTCONCAN, Texas (AP) — Federal officials on Thursday began an investigation into a head-on collision between a pickup truck and small church bus in southwest Texas that killed 13 senior adults returning from a church retreat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa70babd50184295abeb634924538b8aAfter multiple-county crime spree, police kill 2 in Kentuckyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/979705e4a80c47dfad22020683261682Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:40:51 GMTANCHORAGE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky say that two people killed by officers after allegedly stabbing an elderly widower to death were already on the run from the law for stealing a gun and a truck in another county.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/979705e4a80c47dfad22020683261682Tuskegee trying to become Air Force trainer manufacture sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/650d52cffb8548df881c0ba8b8ee0471Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:21:10 GMTTUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — The home of the Tuskegee Airmen, who shattered aviation and racial barriers in World War II, is competing to become the manufacturing site of a new Air Force training jet.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/650d52cffb8548df881c0ba8b8ee0471Cosby prosecutors seek to use talk of quaaludes, Spanish flyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd23d38588404b4abd6aa6eac6951852Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:30:00 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors hoping to use Bill Cosby's explosive deposition testimony about getting quaaludes to give women in his sexual-assault trial also want to use references he made about trying to slip women the aphrodisiac Spanish fly.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd23d38588404b4abd6aa6eac6951852Lawyer wants information about drugs for Arkansas executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4f41b33a80b495db53ebd1efbab6680Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:18:02 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A lawyer went to court Thursday hoping to obtain information about the three drugs Arkansas will use in an unprecedented run of executions next month, but prison officials say the material is part of a secret they must keep to protect its supplier.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4f41b33a80b495db53ebd1efbab6680Frank Mason of Kansas, Gonzaga's Mark Few win AP awardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fb911ff0325424f96a30ef5847c1ec0Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:15:01 GMTGLENDALE, Arizona (AP) — Kansas guard Frank Mason III and Gonzaga coach Mark Few have won The Associated Press player and coach of the year awards, the news cooperative announced Thursday at the Final Four in Glendale, Arizona.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fb911ff0325424f96a30ef5847c1ec0'The Codfather' pleads guilty to evading fishing quotashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62abe7adf8264feda5afd25c391c504cThu, 30 Mar 2017 20:03:00 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A U.S. fishing magnate known as "The Codfather" has pleaded guilty to federal charges of evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62abe7adf8264feda5afd25c391c504cFBI recovers Rockwell painting stolen in New Jersey in 1976http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcddaef154e74593ae38a4ce25ea0d75Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:32:23 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The FBI has recovered a 1919 Norman Rockwell painting stolen more than 40 years ago from a New Jersey home.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcddaef154e74593ae38a4ce25ea0d75Sessions seeks to speed deportation of federal inmateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ee7eaae965c49d9a34d951ee698cfdaThu, 30 Mar 2017 19:43:02 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is announcing a plan to speed up the deportation of immigrants in the country illegally who have been of federal crimes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ee7eaae965c49d9a34d951ee698cfdaCalifornia's robust mountain snowpack boosts flood concernshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ae16b8bb1cb40baac2fa05796e54180Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:58:32 GMTPHILLIPS STATION, Calif. (AP) — As big wet snowflakes fell high in California's mountains on Thursday, surveyors on snowshoes measured the state's deepest springtime snowdrifts in years and said the result boosted their concerns that the state could face more destructive floods.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ae16b8bb1cb40baac2fa05796e54180Wozniacki reaches her 1st Miami Open final, tops Pliskovahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1082c22ab8b437580f2fe6220d6bb02Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:39:46 GMTKEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki has reached the final at the Miami Open for the first time, the No. 12 seed outlasting second-seeded Karolina Pliskova 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 on Thursday in the first women's semifinal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1082c22ab8b437580f2fe6220d6bb02Lawmakers push bill to keep many 911 calls secret in Iowahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/977874139d084cad9bad5eea63b48b1fThu, 30 Mar 2017 20:10:08 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill moving swiftly through the Iowa Legislature would eliminate the public's right to access 911 calls involving emergencies in which people are injured, sealing off key information about authorities' first response to shootings and other incidents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/977874139d084cad9bad5eea63b48b1fNorth Carolina is flushing its bathroom bill. What's next?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f35fc50dafdb4360abf5a8a11151e72eThu, 30 Mar 2017 19:23:31 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's General Assembly passed a measure on Thursday to repeal the "bathroom bill" that has provoked an economic backlash since its hasty enactment a year ago. Republican leaders and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper reached the deal despite strenuous objections from both social conservative and gay rights advocates. Here's a look at the details:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f35fc50dafdb4360abf5a8a11151e72eLong-term mortgage rates fallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1dfa5801150431e8354491496b10ad5Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:20:20 GMTLong-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a second straight week, slipping further from their highest levels of the year reached two weeks ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1dfa5801150431e8354491496b10ad5Police make arrest in cold-case slayings of mom, daughterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94495365b7724bc6bc74bfe84c629658Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:58:52 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina have made an arrest in a 2011 cold-case killing of a mother and her 3-year-old daughter that had stumped authorities for years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94495365b7724bc6bc74bfe84c6296583 killed in home invasion broke into property earlier in dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/823fe6348d1b41f896fdff67f6802a67Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:33:11 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say three Oklahoma teenagers who were shot dead during a suspected home invasion broke into a detached garage on the property earlier the same day and stole liquor from a game room.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/823fe6348d1b41f896fdff67f6802a67Shutdown? GOP says no as it tries to save Trump prioritieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d398c43e23b46c693273e9258a62884Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:52:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Government shutdown or no shutdown?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d398c43e23b46c693273e9258a62884Cops: 19-year-old raped at least 9 women, starting at age 16http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc6e93ea3717458abf8cead38f8fab66Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:48:59 GMTCHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Police in suburban Philadelphia say a 19-year-old man is accused of raping at least nine women, starting when he was 16.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc6e93ea3717458abf8cead38f8fab66Indianapolis museum to display letters sent to AIDS victimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d5a1af2d096406fb2a3860e119c8a31Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:45:05 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is planning a public exhibit displaying thousands of letters that people sent to Ryan White, a teenager who died of AIDS nearly 27 years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d5a1af2d096406fb2a3860e119c8a31Jennifer Lawrence is a sultry ballerina spy in 'Red Sparrow'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9595a62f01624ac18adff47aa00b9576Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:07:01 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence is a Russian ballerina turned seductive spy in "Red Sparrow"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9595a62f01624ac18adff47aa00b9576