FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Aug 2016 10:58:49 -07:00The Latest: Federal court to hear pipeline-building request, 24 Aug 2016 17:44:57 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the legal proceedings against a Texas-based oil pipeline (all times local): Black students punished more harshly than whites, 24 Aug 2016 16:31:15 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal complaint accuses public schools in Virginia's capital city of more frequently and more harshly punishing black students and those with disabilities than their classmates. Council calls emergency meeting on North Korea test, 24 Aug 2016 17:08:05 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council scheduled an emergency meeting on the latest North Korean missile launch at the request of the United States and Japan. Latest: Kerry offers condolences after Italy earthquake, 24 Aug 2016 16:48:35 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): filed over railing collapse at Snoop Dogg concert, 24 Aug 2016 16:46:06 GMTCAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers representing 17 people injured when a railing collapsed at a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert in New Jersey earlier this month have filed a lawsuit against the venue's owner and the performers claiming they didn't take enough precautions to ensure concertgoers would be safe. charges man who named dog after Nigerian president, 24 Aug 2016 17:14:00 GMTLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A man who wrote the name of Nigeria's president on his dog and paraded the pet in an area where the leader is popular has been charged with breaking the peace. Latest: Number of FEMA aid-seekers edges up after floods, 24 Aug 2016 17:25:05 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local): police fire tear gas, gunshots to quell protests, 24 Aug 2016 16:37:45 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police have fired tear gas, water cannons and gunshots to stop hundreds of youths protesting against police brutality in the capital, Harare. accused of being drunk in Michigan pleads no contest, 24 Aug 2016 16:29:26 GMTROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — An American Airlines co-pilot who was grounded at a Detroit-area airport because of excessive alcohol has pleaded no contest. earthquake kills dozens, reduces towns to rubble, 24 Aug 2016 17:37:23 GMTAMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble early Wednesday. The death toll stood at 120 but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the huge number of vacationers in the area for summer's final days. charged over rock-throwing that hurt teacher gets parole, 24 Aug 2016 16:44:56 GMTLEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The first of four young men charged over a rock-throwing episode on a Pennsylvania interstate that caused severe brain trauma to an Ohio teacher has been granted parole. sees Trump ties to "alt-right" dystopian ideology, 24 Aug 2016 16:49:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is ready to call out Donald Trump and his advisers for embracing a "disturbing alt-right" political philosophy that her campaign says presents "a divisive and dystopian view of America." police arrest man seen with ski mask on terror charges, 24 Aug 2016 17:42:57 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police have arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of "preparing a terror crime" after he was spotted driving through the southern city of Eindhoven last week wearing a ski mask. voters critique, question Trump's overtures, 24 Aug 2016 16:28:44 GMTDonald Trump says he wants support from more black voters, asking them "what do you have to lose?" by breaking tradition and voting for a Republican presidential candidate. to sell antibiotic pills business to Pfizer, 24 Aug 2016 17:25:43 GMTLONDON (AP) — Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca plans to sell its antibiotic pills business to Pfizer in a deal that will be valued in excess of $1.5 billion when rights, royalties and other payments are included. man uses Legos to re-create college football big plays, 24 Aug 2016 17:47:25 GMTThanks to an Idaho man who creates Lego animations as a hobby, BYU fans can relive the glory and Nebraska fans the misery of the "Hail Mary' that ended the Cougars' victory over the Cornhuskers last year. Latest: US aiding operation to retake Syrian border town, 24 Aug 2016 16:47:43 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local): to decide if men in wrong burial plots should be moved, 24 Aug 2016 16:30:25 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island town is asking a court to decide whether the bodies of two men buried in the wrong plots should be exhumed and moved. diplomat's son petitioning Va. governor for pardon, 24 Aug 2016 16:56:07 GMTDILLWYN, Va. (AP) — A German diplomat's son convicted of murder is petitioning Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe for an "absolute pardon" and parole based largely on blood analysis. Latest: Couple sought in woman's killing, kidnapping, 24 Aug 2016 17:46:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping of three children whose mother was killed in Southern California (all times local): Premier Matteo Renzi says death toll from quake rises to 120, 24 Aug 2016 17:19:26 GMTROME (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says death toll from quake rises to 120. teen pushed down by Iowa officer got money for secrecy, 24 Aug 2016 17:08:47 GMTWATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A black teenager who was shown on video getting thrown down by a white police officer in Iowa received thousands of dollars to keep quiet about a settlement including a secrecy provision that may violate state law. state parks unveils restored Colonial-era stone house, 24 Aug 2016 16:55:53 GMTJOHNSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A Colonial-era stone house at a New York state historic site has been restored as part of an effort to tell the story of the slaves who toiled on an estate owned by one of the most influential men in North America before the Revolutionary War. Mitsubishi Mirage an economical hatchback, 24 Aug 2016 16:32:46 GMTThe 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage subcompact hatchback combines subtle restyling, more power, more features and gas-sipping performance in an economical package. denies bond for man held in 5 Alabama killings, 24 Aug 2016 17:32:41 GMTMOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A judge refused to set bond Wednesday for a Mississippi man accused of killing five people and an unborn child who were slain one by one with an ax and shot inside a home in rural Alabama. postpones 'The Birth of a Nation' screening, Parker Q&A, 24 Aug 2016 16:59:44 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The American Film Institute has canceled plans to screen writer-director Nate Parker's "The Birth of a Nation" for students this week amid controversies surrounding a 17-year-old rape accusation against Parker and his co-writer. groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools, 24 Aug 2016 16:23:44 GMTDELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Anxious school officials are denouncing Michigan's plan to potentially close an unspecified number of chronically low-performing schools. Man charged in Texas mosque threat later apologized, 24 Aug 2016 17:27:36 GMTWATAUGA, Texas (AP) — Police say a man accused of calling a Fort Worth-area mosque threatening to decapitate Muslims later called back to apologize. Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door, 24 Aug 2016 17:15:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After scanning the vast reaches of the cosmos for Earth-like planets where life might exist, astronomers have found one right next door. initiative sponsor gives up Montana ballot effort, 24 Aug 2016 17:03:16 GMTHELENA, Mont. (AP) — The sponsor of a proposed initiative to repeal Montana's medical marijuana law said Wednesday he won't appeal a judge's refusal to place the measure on November's ballot, but instead will focus on defeating a separate initiative to expand medical pot distribution., other devices can help prevent hot car deaths, 24 Aug 2016 17:37:47 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Hot cars are a danger to children, particularly in a sweltering summer like this one. There are some devices on the market — built into cars as well as child seats — that can help prevent kids from being left behind. edge lower as mining and materials companies slip, 24 Aug 2016 16:12:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are edging lower in midday trading on Wall Street on Wednesday, led by drops in mining and materials companies, giving back a modest increase from the day before. The declines were light but broad as the market continues a late-summer pattern of drifting between small gains and losses. Olympics over, final decision on Brazil president looms, 24 Aug 2016 16:21:46 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The last medals have been handed out, the athletes have all gone home and the fireworks at Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium are fading into memory. Now Brazil's real drama begins. officials: Pension change could be 'devastating', 24 Aug 2016 17:37:58 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says a pending move by Illinois' largest public-pension fund could increase the state's required payment by hundreds of millions of dollars. underway at American University of Afghanistan, 24 Aug 2016 16:27:15 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The American University of Afghanistan came under militant attack on Wednesday, according to an Associated Press photographer who was in class at the time. Octobot, a robot that's a real softie, and cheap, 24 Aug 2016 17:02:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The latest revolutionary robot isn't the metallic, costly machine you'd expect: It's squishy like Silly Putty, wireless, battery-less and made for pennies by a 3-D printer. Latest: Jury to begin deliberating in boiled water trial, 24 Aug 2016 17:36:51 GMTATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man accused of pouring boiled water on a sleeping gay couple (all times local): board halts pipeline work on 15 landowners' parcels, 24 Aug 2016 16:46:44 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Texas company that's building an oil pipeline across four states was told Wednesday by the Iowa Utilities Board to stay away from the properties of 15 Iowa landowners until Monday to give board time to review legal issues involving a lawsuit. declines to widen access to Ferguson grand jury detail, 24 Aug 2016 16:20:47 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge presiding over the wrongful-death lawsuit brought by Michael Brown's parents declined to expand the number of people who can see sensitive grand jury details related to Brown's 2014 death in Ferguson. EXPLAINS: How Colombia conflict developed over decades, 24 Aug 2016 16:42:16 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As Colombia's government and leftist rebels in Havana put the final touches on a historic peace deal, The Associated Press explains how the conflict began and developed over the decades, eventually culminating in a plan to end the half-century guerrilla conflict. general testifies no one swayed him in Bergdahl case, 24 Aug 2016 17:47:52 GMTFORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The Army general who ordered Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's court martial testified Wednesday that he wasn't swayed by negative comments from a powerful U.S. senator, saying that he takes his duty "very, very seriously." focuses on coordinating efforts to fight drug abuse, 24 Aug 2016 17:08:56 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — State Supreme Court justices and other high-ranking officials huddled Wednesday to discuss ways to coordinate efforts to battle the drug abuse epidemic in a judicial summit involving some of the hardest-hit states. sheet: 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage, 24 Aug 2016 16:33:21 GMT2017 Mitsubishi Mirage GT Latest: Syrian rebels say IS driven out of border town, 24 Aug 2016 16:15:35 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local): days after cash delivery, US paid $1.3 billion to Iran, 24 Aug 2016 16:48:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday it paid $1.3 billion in interest to Iran in January to resolve a decades-old dispute over an undelivered military sale, two days after allowing $400 million in cash to fly to Tehran. land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monument, 24 Aug 2016 16:13:48 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday created a new national monument in northern Maine on 87,000 acres donated by the founder of Burt's Bees, fulfilling conservationist Roxanne Quimby's goal of gifting the land during the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. IT MATTERS: Supreme Court, 24 Aug 2016 17:19:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: No one likes an even number on a court that makes decisions by majority vote. Yet that's just what the Supreme Court has been left with, eight justices, since the death of Antonin Scalia in February. arrests Iraqi suspected of killings in 2014 in Iraq, 24 Aug 2016 16:55:09 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — Police in Finland have arrested a 24-year-old Iraqi man on suspicion of murder and war crimes related to the massacre of hundreds of Iraqi soldiers by the Islamic State group in 2014. Man-made warming may have started decades earlier, 24 Aug 2016 17:02:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Man-made global warming may have started a few decades earlier than scientists previously figured, a new study suggests. firefighter feels normal again after face transplant, 24 Aug 2016 17:48:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Mississippi firefighter who received the world's most extensive face transplant after a burning building collapsed on him said Wednesday that he feels like "a normal guy" for the first time in 15 years.