FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 04 Jul 2015 12:02:12 -07:00World Series of Poker's championship event starts Sunday, 04 Jul 2015 17:36:41 GMTLAS VEGAS (AP) — Olympians have their gold. Actors have their Oscars. Poker players have the World Series of Poker no-limit Texas Hold 'em Main Event. Milwaukee County bus drivers' strike ends, 04 Jul 2015 16:38:16 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County bus drivers have returned to work after a three-day strike over staffing and wages, despite a lack of a new contract. wants its gold back inside the state's borders, 04 Jul 2015 18:17:31 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Forget Fort Knox or the Federal Reserve. Texas has decided to start keeping its gold holdings within in its own borders. But what makes sense politically in such a sovereignty-loving place is creating a logistical conundrum. 4.2 earthquake hits Oregon, 04 Jul 2015 17:22:51 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Some Oregonians woke on the Fourth of July to a significant jolt when a magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Springfield and Eugene. year of Washington legal pot sales, taxes top $70M, 04 Jul 2015 16:17:41 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Washington launched its second-in-the-nation legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers. A year later, the state has about 160 shops open, tax revenues have soared past expectations and sales top $1.4 million per day. foiled extremist 'state' in Sinai, president says, 04 Jul 2015 18:34:45 GMTCAIRO (AP) — President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, wearing battle dress for the first time in over a year, said Saturday that Egypt had foiled an attempt by the Islamic State group to seize territory and set up an extremist state with its recent assault on the military in the troubled northeastern part of the Sinai Peninsula. founder of Mormon women's group steps down, 04 Jul 2015 18:30:41 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The founder of a Mormon women's group who was excommunicated last year is stepping down from the organization. champion Kvitova eliminated at Wimbledon, 04 Jul 2015 17:43:04 GMTLONDON (AP) — Petra Kvitova let her lead slip, and let her title go.'s Putin sends July 4 greetings to Obama, 04 Jul 2015 16:42:55 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated President Barack Obama on Independence Day and expressed confidence that Russia and the United States can work together to find solutions to international problems. injured in Nats' 9-3 win over SF, 04 Jul 2015 18:41:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper homered, Tyler Moore drove in four runs and the Washington Nationals defeated the San Francisco Giants 9-3 on Saturday despite Stephen Strasburg exiting in the fourth inning with an apparent injury. family divided: Emotions run high ahead of Greek vote, 04 Jul 2015 18:48:09 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Dimitris is voting "yes" because he fears Greece would be in danger if it leaves the European Union. His daughter Alexandra is voting "no" because she is tired of richer European nations bossing Greece around. police arrest man suspected of recruiting jihadis, 04 Jul 2015 17:13:07 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested a Moroccan national in the northeastern city of Badalona on suspicion of having spent months praising jihadi terrorism and disseminating propaganda for the Islamic State group. rally in London, outnumbered by rivals, 04 Jul 2015 17:25:16 GMTLONDON (AP) — A small group of neo-Nazis have staged an anti-Semitic rally in London, but were hugely outnumbered by counter-demonstrators. accords of sanctions relief at Iran nuke talks in hand, 04 Jul 2015 18:47:48 GMTVIENNA (AP) — World powers and Iran have drawn up a draft document on the pace and timing of sanctions relief for the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on Iran's nuclear program, advancing on one of the most contentious issues at their negotiations, diplomats told The Associated Press on Saturday. year on, children caught on border struggle to stay, adapt, 04 Jul 2015 18:10:18 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — At 1-year-old, a wide-eyed, restless Joshua Tinoco faces the prospect of deportation to his native Honduras, one of tens of thousands of children — many unaccompanied — who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border last year bailouts, political missteps brought Greece to brink, 04 Jul 2015 17:20:38 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — After two bailouts totaling 240 billion euros ($266 billion) and six years of depression, spending cuts and lost jobs, Greece teeters on the edge of collapse. of animals from Alabama shelter continues, 04 Jul 2015 17:47:37 GMTDECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Volunteers will continue removing animals from a shelter in Alabama that's now the focus of a police investigation. TV broadcaster Byrnes honored with Squier-Hall Award, 04 Jul 2015 18:40:34 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Late television broadcaster Steve Byrnes has won the Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR media excellence. too drops out of Trump's Miss Universe pageant, 04 Jul 2015 18:52:25 GMTPANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama is joining several other Latin American nations in dropping out of the Miss Universe pageant in protest over Donald Trump's comments about immigrants. Africa wins Peachtree Cup at AJC Peachtree Road Race, 04 Jul 2015 17:41:30 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Team Africa beat Team USA to win the Peachtree Cup in an annual 10-kilometer run in Atlanta. community seeks clues, fights fear after 6 women vanish, 04 Jul 2015 18:26:12 GMTCHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — The fate of six women — four of them dead, two missing for months — has people on edge in this small southern Ohio city as relatives seek clues, seemingly in vain, to whatever happened to their loved ones. Africa's Van Zyl cards 64 for 2-shot lead in Paris, 04 Jul 2015 17:31:10 GMTPARIS (AP) — Jaco Van Zyl will take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the French Open and a shot at a maiden European Tour title after carding a 7-under-par 64 on Saturday. imposes state of emergency after deadly beach attack, 04 Jul 2015 18:01:42 GMTTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's president declared a state of emergency on Saturday in response to a second deadly attack on foreigners in three months, saying the country is "not safe" and risks collapse from further extremist attacks. Latest: Karlovic beats Tsonga in 3rd round at Wimbledon, 04 Jul 2015 16:35:30 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local): killed after being struck by jumping sturgeon in boat, 04 Jul 2015 18:27:12 GMTLAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) — A 5-year-old Florida girl died after a sturgeon leaped into her boat along the Suwannee River and struck her. eagles soaring by the hundreds along James River, 04 Jul 2015 17:40:50 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Bald eagles are back in record numbers along the James River, decades after they almost disappeared. Stonie tops Joey Chestnut in hot dog eating contest, 04 Jul 2015 18:07:07 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Matt Stonie upset Joey "Jaws" Chestnut to win the July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory. to create $19B fund to support plunging stock market, 04 Jul 2015 16:39:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — China has reportedly decided to bar new initial public offerings of stock and create a fund to stabilize its stock market, which has been roiled by a wave of selloffs. Hopeful US can reach 'verifiable deal' with Iran, 04 Jul 2015 18:08:07 GMTGLEN, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that she remains hopeful the U.S. can reach a "strong verifiable deal" to curb Iran's nuclear weapons program by next week's deadline. 4.2 earthquake hits Oregon, no damage reported, 04 Jul 2015 18:39:26 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Some Oregonians woke on the Fourth of July to a significant jolt when a magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Springfield and Eugene. welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, cool music, cold beer, 04 Jul 2015 16:35:02 GMTThe United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music. Here are some highlights and lowlights of Independence Day celebrations across the globe: of former Vick dogfighting house clash with county, 04 Jul 2015 18:03:32 GMTSMITHFIELD, Va. (AP) — The black two-story shed still stands out back at 1915 Moonlight Road — a haunting reminder of the brutal dog fights that took place upstairs when NFL quarterback Michael Vick owned the place. celebrates July 4 with parades, hot dogs, cold beer, 04 Jul 2015 18:15:03 GMTThe United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with parades, fireworks, food and music. Here are some highlights and lowlights of Independence Day celebrations across the globe: double-faults twice late to lose in 5 at Wimbledon, 04 Jul 2015 16:32:23 GMTLONDON (AP) — John Isner could hardly believe it, either. pitcher Strasburg exits early with injury, 04 Jul 2015 16:48:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals' RHP Stephen Strasburg left Saturday's game against the San Francisco Giants in the fourth inning because of an injury. Latest: Jankovic stuns Petra Kvitova at Wimbledon, 04 Jul 2015 17:05:01 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local): Latest: Karlovic has to defend double-hit at Wimbledon, 04 Jul 2015 18:42:10 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 2nd monument to Confederacy defaced in Va.'s capital city, 04 Jul 2015 17:44:47 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A second monument in memory of the Confederacy has been vandalized in Richmond. Aldridge chooses the San Antonio Spurs, 04 Jul 2015 17:30:06 GMTLaMarcus Aldridge is heading back home to Texas and the San Antonio Spurs are heading back to the top of the list of favorites in the Western Conference. woman arrested for throwing kittens out car window, 04 Jul 2015 17:40:58 GMTNAVARRE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman has been arrested after authorities say she was spotted throwing kittens out her car window.'s president, declaring emergency, says country is 'not safe' from extremists, 04 Jul 2015 17:07:22 GMTTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's president, declaring emergency, says country is 'not safe' from extremists. Latest: Another tough British loss at Wimbledon, 04 Jul 2015 17:32:22 GMTLONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local):'s lawyer: SLED missed bullets at Walter Scott scene, 04 Jul 2015 17:24:23 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The lawyer for a North Charleston police officer charged with murder says state police missed two bullets found by private investigators at the shooting scene two weeks later. Packers tight end Quarless charged with firing a gun, 04 Jul 2015 17:22:34 GMTMIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Green Bay Packers tight end Andrew Quarless has been arrested for allegedly firing two shots into the air during an argument outside a Miami Beach parking garage.'s leader calls for emergency, country 'not safe', 04 Jul 2015 17:16:49 GMTTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's president says the country is "not safe" from further extremist attacks and has declared a national state of emergency to avoid what he says is a risk of collapse. troops and Hezbollah besiege border mountain resort, 04 Jul 2015 16:37:15 GMTDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian elite forces backed by Hezbollah fighters besieged a rebel-held mountain resort near the border with Lebanon on Saturday under the cover of intense airstrikes by Syria's air forces, activists and official media outlets reported. champion wins women's hot dog eating competition, 04 Jul 2015 16:12:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Defending champion Miki Sudo captured the women's division of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on Saturday with a flourish that emphasized strategy rather than condiments. candidates campaign in July Fourth parades, 04 Jul 2015 17:47:50 GMTAMHERST, N.H. (AP) — Alongside the patriotic music and waving flags Saturday in parades across Iowa and New Hampshire were clear reminders of a presidential race coming up next year: Red balloons promoting "Jeb! 2016," a tractor draped in a Rick Perry banner and dutiful volunteers holding signs and chanting for their chosen candidates.' Cabrera on DL for 1st time, out 6 weeks, 04 Jul 2015 16:12:13 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera will be sidelined with a calf injury for at least six weeks after the Tigers placed the AL batting leader on the disabled list for the first time in his career. wants open records restrictions removed from budget, 04 Jul 2015 18:09:57 GMTWAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Saturday that he wants his fellow Republicans who control the Legislature to remove or significantly rein in a facet of the proposed state budget that would severely roll back the state's open records laws.