FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 31 Jul 2015 08:23:34 -07:00Woman gets 15 years to life for husband's antifreeze death, 31 Jul 2015 14:44:22 GMTASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for killing her husband by poisoning his drink with antifreeze. wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant, 31 Jul 2015 14:59:05 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule. Urban League speech, Bush touts time as Florida governor, 31 Jul 2015 14:45:41 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush ventured into historically Democratic territory on Friday to tell a predominantly-African American audience that the country's decades-long efforts to fight poverty are failing_and his record as Florida governor serves as a blueprint of his future presidency. agrees on support package for Iraq, 31 Jul 2015 14:35:22 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — NATO allies have agreed on a package of measures to help strengthen Iraqi security and defense forces, including in the fields of military training, demining and countering improvised explosive devices. Greece must do more to tackle migration 'emergency', 31 Jul 2015 14:49:35 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities need to "wake up" and do more to adequately accommodate a burgeoning number of refugee arrivals that has become a full-blown humanitarian emergency requiring a natural disaster-like response, a senior official with the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. gets probation for drowning puppy in airport toilet, 31 Jul 2015 14:12:58 GMTGRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Florida woman has been given two years of probation for drowning a 3-week-old puppy in a Nebraska airport toilet. Capitol Police: Vehicle hits barricade, driver in custody, 31 Jul 2015 14:52:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Police say they've arrested a man after a car struck a barricade near the U.S. Capitol. Taliban praise new leader as rift in ranks appears, 31 Jul 2015 14:13:54 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The first signs of the deep fractures within the Afghan Taliban surfaced on Friday as the son of Mullah Mohammad Omar rejected the choice of his successor, just hours after the group issued a statement praising their new leader as one of the late chief's most "trusted" associates. condemns terrorist attack that killed Palestinian toddler, 31 Jul 2015 14:54:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is condemning an arson attack by suspected Jewish extremists in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian toddler, branding it a "vicious terrorist" act that must be punished. collector killed by pickup on Massachusetts Turnpike, 31 Jul 2015 15:04:25 GMTAUBURN, Mass. (AP) — A toll collector has been struck and killed by a pickup truck on the Massachusetts Turnpike. Woman drowns while trying to rescue daughter, 2nd girl, 31 Jul 2015 14:45:27 GMTEVANS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities in western New York say a 51-year-old woman drowned while trying to rescue her 11-year-old daughter and another girl from the rough waters of Lake Erie. Man buys car after taking $150,000 left by ATM workers, 31 Jul 2015 14:26:16 GMTMAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — One of two men suspected of making off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash that was mistakenly left behind by ATM workers bought an SUV with the money hours later, police said. data: Olympic water 'unfit' for triathletes to swim, 31 Jul 2015 14:22:24 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian government's most recent data on water pollution in Rio de Janeiro show that water near where triathletes are preparing to compete this weekend is "unfit" for swimming.'s golden hills blackened by wildfires, 31 Jul 2015 15:00:45 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The golden hills of California were being blackened Friday by a series of wildfires egged on by bone-dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds. tames Turnberry, sets 2nd-round lead, 31 Jul 2015 15:05:00 GMTTURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Golf reclaimed center stage from Donald Trump at the Women's British Open as Suzann Pettersen tamed tough early conditions to set a challenging clubhouse target midway through the second round on Friday. fragment wrapped and ready for French investigators, 31 Jul 2015 14:55:43 GMTSAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — The wing fragment found on the French island of Reunion was wrapped and ready to be loaded Friday on a cargo flight for the mainland, where experts are hoping to unlock the mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Guide: Bush's brother, father among donors to super PAC, 31 Jul 2015 14:36:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly all of the contenders for president are encouraging their deep-pocketed donors to give not just to their campaigns, but to groups known as super PACs, as well. denied legal personhood will be retired from research, 31 Jul 2015 14:32:13 GMTSTONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Two chimpanzees that inspired an unsuccessful lawsuit to grant them personhood rights will be retired from research at a New York state university. Orthodox Church pushes for control over St. Isaac's, 31 Jul 2015 15:05:03 GMTST.PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Russian Orthodox Church has defended its controversial bid to fully take over St. Petersburg's landmark cathedral. stocks little changed as investors react to earnings, 31 Jul 2015 14:28:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mixed in early trading Friday, as investors reacted to some disappointing quarterly earnings. Declines were led by energy companies after two big oil companies reported a slump in earnings. American lion killer's extradition being sought, 31 Jul 2015 14:43:47 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said Friday. La Havas experiments with her new album, 'Blood', 31 Jul 2015 14:08:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It's hard to describe Lianne La Havas' music in a quick soundbite, and that's by design. Guillermo, swirling in Pacific, could hit Hawaii, 31 Jul 2015 14:45:17 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo is swirling in the Pacific and could be headed toward Hawaii. mixed, livestock mixed, 31 Jul 2015 14:52:43 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures mixed Friday early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Fitzgerald story finally published, 31 Jul 2015 14:47:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A year before F. Scott Fitzgerald died of a heart attack, he completed a short story about a hard-drinking writer diagnosed with cardiac disease. far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACs, 31 Jul 2015 14:16:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately.'s central bank cuts key interest rate, 31 Jul 2015 14:06:20 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The Russian central bank cut its key interest rate by 0.5 percentage points to 11 percent on Friday, bowing to the pressure of businesses to make lending more accessible. kill 1, wound 13 campaigning for Sri Lankan candidate, 31 Jul 2015 15:09:13 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Gunmen opened fire at campaign workers in Sri Lanka's capital on Friday, killing one and wounding 13, police and hospital officials said, in the first major political violence before the parliamentary election. ex-TEPCO execs to face criminal charges in nuclear crisis, 31 Jul 2015 14:42:05 GMTTOKYO (AP) — A Japanese judicial committee has decided that three former utility executives should face criminal charges and stand trial for their alleged negligence in the Fukushima nuclear disaster. leader, in power for 3 decades, seeks re-election, 31 Jul 2015 14:29:41 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's long-serving president on Friday declared his bid for re-election in 2016, saying the country needs him to stick around to continue its economic development. drug maker probed in Romania in graft case, 31 Jul 2015 15:09:49 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Swiss pharmaceuticals company Roche confirms it is being investigated by anti-corruption prosecutors looking for evidence that drug companies offered doctors vacations and other incentives in exchange for prescribing cancer drugs. viewers won't miss Super Bowl ads shown on TV, 31 Jul 2015 15:01:34 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Next year, you won't have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can't get to a TV., Seahawks agree to terms on contract extension, 31 Jul 2015 15:01:17 GMTRENTON, Wash. (AP) — Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks. Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man, 31 Jul 2015 14:49:16 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial. week for social media stocks _ no one is spared, 31 Jul 2015 14:47:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — It hasn't been an easy week in social media, despite double-digit revenue growth from Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Investors are looking beyond headline numbers and finding reasons to sell. drug maker confirms it's being probed in Romania, 31 Jul 2015 14:40:26 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Swiss pharmaceuticals company Roche confirms it is being investigated by anti-corruption prosecutors looking for evidence that drug companies offered doctors vacations and other incentives in exchange for prescribing cancer drugs. widow accuses Putin of ordering husband killing, 31 Jul 2015 15:01:21 GMTLONDON (AP) — The widow of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko said Friday that a public inquiry pointed President Vladimir Putin as being ultimately responsible for her husband's death, and her lawyer called the Russian leader a "tin-pot despot" who sanctioned the killing. report critical of St. Louis County family court, 31 Jul 2015 15:16:09 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice has released a report critical of the St. Louis County Family Court, alleging that black youths are treated more harshly than whites, and juveniles are often deprived of constitutional rights. festivals overload, Fest300 seeks to curate experiences, 31 Jul 2015 15:17:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The myriad of festivals seems to have gotten more dizzying over the last decade: Whether it's a weekend of music performances, a foodie meet-up or a health-and-wellness gathering, there seems to be a "fest" happening somewhere around the globe at any moment. skydivers set head-down world record in Illinois, 31 Jul 2015 15:11:13 GMTOTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record. bailout talks shift into higher gear, 31 Jul 2015 14:20:00 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's talks with its international creditors on a third bailout worth 85 billion euros ($93 billion) shifted into a higher gear on Friday, with lead negotiators from the European Union and International Monetary Fund meeting key ministers in Athens. of Michigan: Consumer sentiment dips in July, 31 Jul 2015 14:49:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer sentiment slipped this month but remains at healthy levels, the University of Michigan said Friday. north of San Francisco burns 3 homes, 21 square miles, 31 Jul 2015 14:07:37 GMTLOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — A fast-spreading wildfire north of San Francisco grew overnight, charring 21 square miles and torching a third home. of Michigan: Consumer sentiment dips this month, 31 Jul 2015 14:14:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The University of Michigan says U.S. consumer sentiment slipped this month but remains at high levels. Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa, 31 Jul 2015 15:13:04 GMTLONDON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.'s what Betty White thinks of Cecil the lion's killing, 31 Jul 2015 14:09:55 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Betty White, a passionate animal activist, has harsh words for the Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion while on a hunting trip in Zimbabwe this month. philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion project, 31 Jul 2015 15:03:59 GMTLONDON (AP) — A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats have pledged to match new donations to Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Unit — the researchers who were tracking the movements of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. years in, consumer protection agency has plenty to do, 31 Jul 2015 14:57:05 GMTThe nation's youngest government agency recently celebrated its four-year anniversary, and it's still got plenty to do. to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years, 31 Jul 2015 14:11:00 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in the span of just 14 years. says US spied on Japanese government, companies, 31 Jul 2015 14:12:01 GMTTOKYO (AP) — The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.