FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 May 2016 09:49:19 -07:00Shakespeare First Folio fetches $2.75 million at auction, 25 May 2016 16:05:15 GMTLONDON (AP) — Copies of the first four editions of William Shakespeare's plays — dubbed the "Holy Grail of publishing" by Christie's auction house — have sold for almost 2.5 million pounds ($3.68 million). Peterson planned celebration after hit on prosecutor, 25 May 2016 16:15:19 GMTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Wiretapped conversations show Drew Peterson planning a prison celebration after arranging for another inmate's uncle to kill the prosecutor who helped convict him in his ex-wife's death. David Korins, the man behind the look of 'Hamilton', 25 May 2016 16:25:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When you see the Broadway smash "Hamilton" — if you're lucky enough to see it, that is — you should know that something important quietly happens at intermission. pup named Potato? 15 were registered in NYC last year, 25 May 2016 15:44:20 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Bella and Max are top dogs in New York City. delay raises slim hope for muscular dystrophy drug, 25 May 2016 16:23:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators will take more time to review a highly-contested drug for muscular dystrophy that has become a flashpoint in the debate over patient access to experimental medicine. orders son's evaluation in Oklahoma politician's death, 25 May 2016 16:19:24 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A judge has ordered a man accused of fatally stabbing his father, Oklahoma's former labor commissioner, to undergo a mental examination to determine if he is competent to plead guilty to first-degree murder. votes to scrap catfish inspection program, 25 May 2016 15:43:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted to scrap a new catfish inspection program that critics have argued is wasteful and unnecessary. news in brief, 25 May 2016 16:18:19 GMTJustice Department seeking death penalty in Charleston, SC, church shooting charged with murder of missing Florida woman, 25 May 2016 15:47:49 GMTHOBE SOUND, Fla. (AP) — The ex-husband of a missing Florida woman has been arrested on second-degree murder and child neglect charges. wanted in the shooting death of his 8-month-old son in St. Louis turns himself in, 25 May 2016 15:48:36 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Man wanted in the shooting death of his 8-month-old son in St. Louis turns himself in. 3rd round, Wawrinka looking for gear-change at French, 25 May 2016 15:38:25 GMTPARIS (AP) — The funky shorts have gone and, it seems, taken some of Stan Wawrinka's mojo with them. To defend his French Open title, he knows he will need to get it back. upset that 'fresh' orange juice is not what it seems, 25 May 2016 15:45:50 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thai health officials are conducting surprise inspections of fresh orange juice vendors around the country after photos posted on Facebook showed a backyard producer adulterating the juice in big plastic tubs. firearms stolen from gun range near Atlanta, 25 May 2016 16:21:20 GMTMCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Federal authorities say 66 firearms have been stolen from a gun range outside Atlanta. stocks climb for the second day as energy companies jump, 25 May 2016 15:44:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are continuing to climb Wednesday as energy companies, banks and mining and chemicals companies all trade higher. Hewlett Packard Enterprise agreed to sell a business to Computer Sciences, and both stocks are jumping. European stocks are rising after a deal to get Greece more rescue loans. court upholds arrest warrant for Julian Assange, 25 May 2016 16:19:07 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — A Swedish court on Wednesday rejected a request to overturn the arrest warrant of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange because there were no new circumstances to consider. pilot returns home as unrivalled national hero, 25 May 2016 16:02:52 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — When war broke out in eastern Ukraine, pilot Nadezhda Savchenko left her hometown to join the fight against Russia-backed separatists. Nearly two years after she was captured, then tried and convicted in Russia, she returned home to a rapturous welcome in Kiev. minister hopes to work with China on health issues, 25 May 2016 15:33:57 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Taiwan hopes to work with China to help improve the health of people "on both sides of the Taiwan Strait" and is engaging more with the world to fight viruses like Zika, MERS, Ebola and dengue, the Taiwanese health minister said in an interview Wednesday. Right Now: Stocks open solidly higher on Wall Street, 25 May 2016 15:59:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): chairman, speaker charged on alleged bribes, 25 May 2016 15:48:23 GMTMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The chairman of Liberia's ruling party and the speaker of the house of representatives have been charged in connection with allegations reported by Global Witness that they paid bribes to government officials to change a mining law to help a British firm. a circus: Clowns beg lawmakers not to ban animal shows, 25 May 2016 15:34:30 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A public hearing on a proposed wild-animal entertainment ban that would keep circuses and similar shows out of the city ended up being a circus of sorts, complete with clowns who begged the City Council not to enact the measure. kidnapping suspect charged in unrelated killing, 25 May 2016 16:35:52 GMTMUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan man accused of abducting a 16-year-old girl last month has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a 36-year-old jogger in 2014, prosecutors announced Wednesday. county agrees to pay $1 million for woman's false arrest, 25 May 2016 16:29:13 GMTMINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York woman who was arrested outside an Air National Guard base while taking pictures for a "Support Our Troops" website is due to get over $1 million after suing for false arrest. denies forcing Windows 10 upgrade, 25 May 2016 16:21:12 GMTREDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft says Windows users still can opt-out of upgrading to the latest version of the software despite claims the company has made it exceedingly difficult to do so. athlete tests positive in retest of 2008 samples, 25 May 2016 16:36:05 GMTMADRID (AP) — A Spanish athlete tested positive in a reanalysis of doping samples from the 2008 Beijing Games, the Spanish Olympic Committee said Wednesday. uses light moment with rapper to espouse free speech, 25 May 2016 15:58:37 GMTHO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama's parting shot before leaving communist Vietnam: let people express themselves. ministers fail to get tax avoidance deal, hope for June, 25 May 2016 15:52:46 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — European Union finance ministers have failed to agree on a deal to better combat tax avoidance but hope to get a full agreement in June. defense secretary calls for faster technology development, 25 May 2016 16:38:47 GMTNEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says the government needs to develop technology faster and reconnect with the tech industry. Greek efforts to handle refugee crisis significant, 25 May 2016 16:07:45 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has faced major problems in dealing with the refugee crisis but has made a significant effort to handle the issues, a leading European human rights official said Wednesday. chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines, 25 May 2016 16:22:22 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season. planning to execute convicted murderers, 25 May 2016 16:26:02 GMTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Islamic Hamas rulers say they intend to execute residents convicted of murder even without the needed approval of the Palestinian president. Carolina woman charged in death of 4-day old child, 25 May 2016 15:40:37 GMTTAYLORSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has been arrested in the death of her 4-day-old infant. school on lockdown after report of gun on campus, 25 May 2016 16:25:44 GMTWINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — A Florida high school was locked down after a student reported seeing a gun on campus. GOP faces first vote on Puerto Rico bill, 25 May 2016 15:39:06 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are attempting to hold together a rare bipartisan deal to help Puerto Rico manage its crippling finances as a committee considers the legislation on Wednesday. Polish men held for planting explosive under police cars, 25 May 2016 15:40:27 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials in Poland say three men have been caught red-handed while planting homemade explosives under two police cars in Warsaw. US man charged in Uganda counterfeit plot could flee, 25 May 2016 16:23:10 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — An American deported from Uganda and charged in a massive counterfeiting scheme is a major flight risk and will remain jailed until he stands trial, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled. panel against torture cuts short Ukraine visit, 25 May 2016 15:55:13 GMTGENEVA (AP) — A U.N. panel aimed to prevent torture says it's cutting short a trip to Ukraine because security forces aren't granting access to sites that it wants to visit. banker in spy case gets 2½ years in US prison, 25 May 2016 16:36:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Russian banker who pleaded guilty to conspiracy in what the government portrayed as a Cold War-style spy ring was sentenced to 2½ years in a U.S. prison on Wednesday. CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small, 25 May 2016 15:57:57 GMTFor the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off. Latest: Man arrested in Phoenix-area highway shootings, 25 May 2016 15:50:10 GMTFOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a series of shootings on an Arizona highway (all times local): Latest: Democrats blame contractor for Cover Oregon woes, 25 May 2016 15:38:26 GMTSALEM, Oregon (AP) — The Latest on congressional reports about the problems surrounding Oregon's health insurance website (all times local): pay climbs again, even as their stock prices don't, 25 May 2016 16:35:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks — a big fat zero. Latest: Slovakia not a place for Muslims, premier says, 25 May 2016 15:40:44 GMTBERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): road-trip apps to make the miles fly by, 25 May 2016 16:35:36 GMTTEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — Hitting the road this summer? Forget Yelp and those hotel booking apps — they're useful, but boring. Instead, pack along these apps to liven things up along the way. You might even learn something. panel releases critical Cover Oregon report, 25 May 2016 15:47:53 GMTSALEM, Oregon (AP) — A Republican-led U.S. House committee has found former Gov. John Kitzhaber and a federal agency mishandled the creation of Oregon's health insurance enrollment website, with the Democratic governor's political advisers making decisions based on his re-election campaign., facing heat over climate change, holds annual meeting, 25 May 2016 16:11:10 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Exxon Mobil is holding its annual shareholder meeting as it faces volatile crude prices and investigations into what it knew and allegedly didn't disclose about oil's role in climate change. spend billions to run museum-ready computer systems, 25 May 2016 16:35:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The government is squandering its technology budget maintaining museum-ready computer systems in critical areas from nuclear weapons to Social Security. They're still using floppy disks at the Pentagon. Guccifer pleads guilty to hacking Bush emails, 25 May 2016 15:50:57 GMTALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Romanian hacker known as Guccifer (GOOCH-eh-fur) will serve at least two years in prison after pleading guilty to breaking into computer accounts of the Bush family and others. faulted on emails by State Department audit, 25 May 2016 16:36:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton disregarded State Department cybersecurity guidelines by using a private email account and server, an internal audit found Wednesday. Her staff twice brushed aside specific concerns that she wasn't following federal rules.'Godfather' notebook featuring Coppola comments out in fall, 25 May 2016 15:46:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — "Godfather" obsessives can look forward to a new publication this fall: A 700-page "Notebook" featuring Francis Ford Coppola's original annotations of the Mario Puzo best-seller. Latest: Aide: Lawmaker asked me to send false email, 25 May 2016 16:26:42 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the prosecution of two former Michigan lawmakers who were forced from office (all times local):