FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:44:34 -07:00State Dept. warns of possibly tainted alcohol in Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5d8d0b82c22477c8d331eec3b07cfd4Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:26:17 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — The U.S. State Department is warning tourists going to Mexico about reports of tainted or substandard alcohol causing drinkers to become sick or pass out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5d8d0b82c22477c8d331eec3b07cfd4Israel removes railings, overhead bridge near holy sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fa03421d4614118a6bdf076bf513247Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:18:39 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel removed railings and an overhead metal bridge it had recently installed near a contested Jerusalem holy site, meeting a demand by Muslim protesters and causing thousands of Palestinians to celebrate in the streets early Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fa03421d4614118a6bdf076bf513247Smoak and Morales go back-to-back in 9th, Jays beat A's 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c10554eb5e444737bd45a66f62cb888cThu, 27 Jul 2017 02:14:00 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Justin Smoak hit a game-tying two-run homer in the ninth inning and Kendrys Morales followed with a game-winning blast as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the struggling Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c10554eb5e444737bd45a66f62cb888cAP Exclusive: Boy Scouts chief expected a fiery Trump speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9499881e2c04ae8b5fb7e441d4cec60Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:29:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America anticipated President Donald Trump would spark controversy with a politically tinged speech at its national jamboree in West Virginia but felt obliged to invite him out of respect for his office, its leader said Wednesday in his first public comments on the furor over Trump's remarks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9499881e2c04ae8b5fb7e441d4cec60AP Exclusive: Boy Scouts chief expected fiery Trump speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86757d905ee34b1e8370d09a2a76678aThu, 27 Jul 2017 00:29:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America anticipated President Donald Trump would spark controversy with a politically tinged speech at its national jamboree in West Virginia but felt obliged to invite him out of respect for his office, its leader said Wednesday in his first public comments on the furor over Trump's remarks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86757d905ee34b1e8370d09a2a76678aCellphone video shot by California inmates shows escapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/288faa6517404eb48f735b8916272ecfThu, 27 Jul 2017 02:25:18 GMTSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Video shot by three inmates with a smuggled cellphone shows their methodical escape through a vent at the maximum-security wing of a Southern California jail last year, along with scenes from their days on the run.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/288faa6517404eb48f735b8916272ecf4 years in prison for harassing pregnant Hawaiian monk sealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a5adb14877d4bf38c05f35c7aa9ce1cThu, 27 Jul 2017 02:22:26 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A judge on Wednesday sentenced a Hawaii man to four years in prison for harassing a pregnant Hawaiian monk seal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a5adb14877d4bf38c05f35c7aa9ce1cThe Latest: Gore slams trump's military transgender banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12c8a9b2d2744d849af7cc02206070e5Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:07:28 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to bar transgender people from serving in the military (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12c8a9b2d2744d849af7cc02206070e5Dylan O'Brien says acting helped recovery from set injurieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9469dec966584b13aea12a4114592ea4Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:54:28 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Dylan O'Brien says that sticking with his lead role in the action movie "American Assassin" helped him recover from a traumatic accident during filming of a "Maze Runner" sequel in March 2016.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9469dec966584b13aea12a4114592ea4Fire official: At least 1 dead, several others injured in ride malfunction on opening day of Ohio State Fairhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f619b5347f2e4d50a7d6d50e86870c7fThu, 27 Jul 2017 01:01:34 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fire official: At least 1 dead, several others injured in ride malfunction on opening day of Ohio State Fair.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f619b5347f2e4d50a7d6d50e86870c7fArgentina sentences 4 judges for dictatorship-era crimeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1a5fe7d40ba4fcc999c7aac2407d7d5Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:34:02 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Four former federal judges in Argentina have sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity committed during the country's last dictatorship in a ruling human rights groups are calling historic for punishing the regime's civilian accomplices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1a5fe7d40ba4fcc999c7aac2407d7d5Rupp, Nola help Phillies blank Astros 9-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d64eaa448fd9463a930b4a4ad6ac4c63Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:39:45 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cameron Rupp hit two home runs and had four RBIs and Aaron Nola set a career high with 10 strikeouts over six innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 9-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d64eaa448fd9463a930b4a4ad6ac4c63Martinez hits 2, Marte homers in Diamondbacks' 10-3 routhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65623f58f29a488ebb1c0a6e02bcfda0Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:19:14 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Ketel Marte is still trying to find his hitting stroke since being called up from the minors in late June. He isn't a regular player and admitted he wished he was doing better than his .220 average.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65623f58f29a488ebb1c0a6e02bcfda0N. Korea mysteriously nixes beer fest, but unveils new brewhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ebd943cea6847f1afd3bd4ce92c216dThu, 27 Jul 2017 02:39:35 GMTPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has suddenly canceled a popular monthlong beer festival, but people won't be going thirsty in a country where brews are cheap and carry the ruling family's seal of approval.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ebd943cea6847f1afd3bd4ce92c216dAt hacker summit, a new focus on preventing brazen attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16f295ada72b43ccbdde5301e2d767faThu, 27 Jul 2017 00:18:01 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Against a backdrop of cyberattacks that amount to full-fledged sabotage, Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos brought a sobering message to the hackers and security experts assembled at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas. In effect, he said, it's time to grow up.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16f295ada72b43ccbdde5301e2d767faLEADING OFF: Archer-Sabathia, Scherzer-Garza key matchupshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23b712fea2194cc1b8c0ad60aa33d8ebThu, 27 Jul 2017 02:02:49 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors Thursday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23b712fea2194cc1b8c0ad60aa33d8ebWizards announce contract extension for John Wallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d6c6517af874d01ba2ec872c0e5d2fdThu, 27 Jul 2017 01:38:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall signed his $170 million, four-year contract extension that owner Ted Leonsis said provides the Washington Wizards with long-term stability.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d6c6517af874d01ba2ec872c0e5d2fdThe Latest: Company bills ride as 'aggressive thrill' ridehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b25a1ecd1a14a2899ec673e604ce4c2Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:26:05 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a deadly ride malfunction on the first day of the Ohio State Fair (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b25a1ecd1a14a2899ec673e604ce4c21 dead, 7 others hurt in ride malfunction at Ohio State Fairhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2817a1e84294f53b8f20d0a4c93b9a5Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:55:49 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — At least one person was killed and seven others injured when a ride malfunctioned on opening day of the Ohio State Fair, fire officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2817a1e84294f53b8f20d0a4c93b9a5Samsung Electronics logs record profit on memory chip boomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e089f4fc73149149ca3f2a21ec5aaeeThu, 27 Jul 2017 00:55:13 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics reported its all-time high quarterly profit on Thursday as its semiconductor profit surged to a record high thanks to booming demand for memory chips.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e089f4fc73149149ca3f2a21ec5aaeeThe Latest: Kansas political leaders debate Brownback legacyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82939a2028694636b4cdf77bb725d19dThu, 27 Jul 2017 00:51:55 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plans to nominate Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback as ambassador at large for international religious freedom (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82939a2028694636b4cdf77bb725d19dThe Latest: Passengers disembark ship after woman's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56beb3433e0e489e8c2b07350c44d5efThu, 27 Jul 2017 00:47:19 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the death of a woman from a domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56beb3433e0e489e8c2b07350c44d5efTrump to nominate Kan. Gov. Brownback to serve as ambassadorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d3a1c3a93344ed2ad9a6e196c5d0216Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:00:33 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Five years ago, Gov. Sam Brownback made Kansas an economic laboratory for the nation by aggressively cutting taxes. He's expected to leave office with his Kansas reputation in tatters and his home state an example of trickle-down economics that didn't work.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d3a1c3a93344ed2ad9a6e196c5d0216Teen pleads not guilty in fatal crash recorded on Instagramhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74a0bb72d55f421888c2b0874b97f764Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:34:50 GMTLOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — A California teenager pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving after she lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram and recording a crash that killed her younger sister.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74a0bb72d55f421888c2b0874b97f764Belt drives in go-ahead run in Giants' 2-1 win over Pirateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a89cb663e5548aa8ef57ae9b50b2cf7Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:22:11 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Belt was happy the wind was blowing in.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a89cb663e5548aa8ef57ae9b50b2cf7The Latest: 1 man killed, 7 others hurt in ride malfunctionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cc7d33903d24f778110e03bb5c52c98Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:00:39 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a deadly ride malfunction on the first day of the Ohio State Fair (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cc7d33903d24f778110e03bb5c52c98Nats score 7 in 8th, rally past Brewers 8-5; Harper ejectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e596aff6d9442da9902b49088ac8457Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:13:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Ryan Zimmerman and Adam Lind each had two-run doubles in a seven-run eighth inning to help the Washington Nationals rally past the Milwaukee Brewers 8-5 on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e596aff6d9442da9902b49088ac8457Police: Stabbing on Boston Common leaves 2 injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/964c20533094459bb6e7fc7733e9f8a3Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:27:22 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Boston police say two people have been wounded, one critically, in a stabbing at a popular downtown public park.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/964c20533094459bb6e7fc7733e9f8a3Jury: Michael Jackson estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ce57e2734b64758a4518da2f59ac9c1Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:18:50 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury on Wednesday found that Michael Jackson's estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and production fees from "Billie Jean," ''Thriller" and more of the superstar's biggest hits.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ce57e2734b64758a4518da2f59ac9c110 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d060d5fae21a426dac70bf61403efb0cThu, 27 Jul 2017 01:03:47 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d060d5fae21a426dac70bf61403efb0cHouse, Senate Republicans reach deal to move sanctions billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33a50f82fb6c4045a4d5f742f6f90cb8Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:27:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate Republicans have worked out a deal to move quickly on a package of new financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, clearing the way for Congress to send the far-reaching legislation to President Donald Trump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33a50f82fb6c4045a4d5f742f6f90cb8'Fired by tweet:' Troops, veterans react to transgender banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5b8c7f9dc1d445598d89da7210c9c2cThu, 27 Jul 2017 02:02:22 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — A former U.S. naval combat-tested officer said she feels angry that President Donald Trump is saying transgender veterans like her should be considered unfit to serve.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5b8c7f9dc1d445598d89da7210c9c2cThe Latest: Kansas governor won't say when he'd step downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec765ac7744f4180828e81e033c0983cThu, 27 Jul 2017 00:35:58 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plans to nominate Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback as ambassador at large for international religious freedom (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec765ac7744f4180828e81e033c0983cRussia: Don't blame Syria for chemical attack without visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b132047a5b7648cfa6a1b8d2c84d9920Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:25:06 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia says the United States and its Western allies rushed to judgment and blamed the Syrian government for using sarin nerve gas in an attack on an opposition-held town in Syria without ever visiting the site and ignoring two witnesses presented by Damascus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b132047a5b7648cfa6a1b8d2c84d9920New York eyes textalyzer to bust drivers using cellphoneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ae2e7c12dff44318d19fcb221132bb8Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:27:19 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Police in New York state may soon have a high-tech way of catching texting drivers: a device known as a textalyzer that allows an officer to quickly check if a cellphone has been in use before a crash.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ae2e7c12dff44318d19fcb221132bb8The Latest: Palestinians cheer after Israel removes deviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b62e5149c93f48bc8f6749c6e4557826Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:57:30 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b62e5149c93f48bc8f6749c6e4557826FBI investigating death from domestic dispute on cruise shiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0e14e85639e4ec6bb66b2bfbee2fa04Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:38:28 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship led to the death of a 39-year-old Utah woman, and the FBI was investigating what happened in U.S. waters off Alaska, the agency said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0e14e85639e4ec6bb66b2bfbee2fa04The Latest: Plane crash kills 2 couples leaving on vacationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8b840241821432b8557987aaf6b0080Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:20:34 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a plane that crashed on a Utah highway and killed four aboard (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8b840241821432b8557987aaf6b0080The Latest: New sanctions bill ready for Senate approvalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75670178a85045b8928130e355441905Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:03:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House passage of legislation placing additional sanctions on Russia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75670178a85045b8928130e355441905Horrific crimes on Indian reservation draw prison sentenceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c29c18a97a1e46888661fc0dd254a2fcThu, 27 Jul 2017 01:28:57 GMTBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Two defendants were given lengthy federal prison sentences Wednesday in separate, back-to-back horrific crimes of violence against children last year that rattled residents of a Montana American Indian reservation and prompted tribal leaders to blame rampant drug use.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c29c18a97a1e46888661fc0dd254a2fcVenezuela leader's foes levy new sanctions and fresh strikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b99b18126bd4d5f90221f3b8147f0a4Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:35:12 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro at home and abroad tried again Wednesday to pressure the socialist leader into halting his plans to rewrite Venezuela's constitution though there was no public sign their efforts were working.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b99b18126bd4d5f90221f3b8147f0a41 dead, several others hurt in ride malfunction at fairhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acba7f5650cc4599b630f5090dd290fcThu, 27 Jul 2017 01:25:17 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — At least one person was killed and several others injured when a ride malfunctioned on opening day of the Ohio State Fair, fire officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acba7f5650cc4599b630f5090dd290fcHBO doc 'Baltimore Rising' explores life after Freddie Grayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c076ed8fbed45638fd29893f4f6e4ebThu, 27 Jul 2017 00:36:49 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The producers and participants in "Baltimore Rising" say national and local media sensationalized the protests that erupted after the death of Freddie Gray, but that their new documentary humanizes the narrative.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c076ed8fbed45638fd29893f4f6e4eb'Heartbroken' troops, veterans react to transgender banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee12734d216c485e8e9bb48d68ce0c7eThu, 27 Jul 2017 00:45:59 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — A former U.S. naval combat-tested officer said she feels angry that President Donald Trump is saying transgender veterans like her should be considered unfit to serve.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee12734d216c485e8e9bb48d68ce0c7eSpinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d44dd1726df74643bee99bba41e243c3Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:32:54 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A swinging and spinning amusement park ride called the Fire Ball malfunctioned and broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio State fair on Wednesday, hurling people through the air, killing at least one and injuring seven others.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d44dd1726df74643bee99bba41e243c3The Latest: Passengers told of death aboard shiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7b23a08b4324cd1a176d05a73c1ada3Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:56:56 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the death of a woman from a domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7b23a08b4324cd1a176d05a73c1ada3The Latest: Brownback tweets religious freedom is 'first'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49f5806a342c456c9cbe84f837fe1486Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:58:35 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's plans to nominate Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback as ambassador at large for international religious freedom (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49f5806a342c456c9cbe84f837fe1486Colson Whitehead, Arundhati Roy among Man Booker contendershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cac5477d6294d9186d82f7a93f27334Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:36:41 GMTLONDON (AP) — Paul Auster, Colson Whitehead and past winner Arundhati Roy are among contenders for this year's Man Booker Prize for fiction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cac5477d6294d9186d82f7a93f27334California rebuffs 2nd Trump commission voter data requesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4497f090fe5d432c9a84c3b1a8f2e388Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:59:49 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's secretary of state says he won't comply with a second request for voter data from President Donald Trump's commission investigating alleged voter fraud.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4497f090fe5d432c9a84c3b1a8f2e388Sapong scores 10th goal, Union beats 9-man Crew 3-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9506bd2602bd44b3b511758839a1cc39Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:36:03 GMTCHESTER, Pa. (AP) — C.J. Sapong scored his career-high 10th goal of the season to help the Philadelphia Union beat the nine-man Columbus Crew 3-0 on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9506bd2602bd44b3b511758839a1cc39