FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Apr 2015 07:14:15 -0700Deutsche Bank co-CEO on trial over battle with media mogul (AP) — Deutsche Bank co-CEO Juergen Fitschen went on trial Tuesday along with two of his predecessors, charged with attempted fraud for allegedly colluding to deceive judges in a long-running legal battle with a now-deceased media mogul.iBusinessGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsFraud and false statementsLegal proceedingsMediaCorporate newsLaw and orderCrimeCorporate crimeGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 12:37:27 GMTBurundi: 3rd day of protests against president, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's anti-government street demonstrations continued for a third day Tuesday protesting President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term.By ANDREW NJUGUNAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesInternational relationsProtests and demonstrationsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical and civil unrestBurundiBujumburaRwandaEast AfricaCentral AfricaAfrica, 28 Apr 2015 13:08:32 GMTObama welcomes Abe to White House with high ceremony (AP) — President Barack Obama welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Tuesday with full pomp and ceremony on a bright, dewy morning at the White House, calling the state visit a "celebration of the ties of friendship" and praising the alliance the U.S. and Japan have built over time.By JIM KUHNHENNwBusinessGovernment and politicsInternational tradeEconomyUnited StatesJapanNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 13:42:24 GMTBritish economy slows ahead of general election (AP) — Britain's economic growth slowed to a quarterly rate of 0.3 percent in the January-March period, a drop that will be seen as a setback to the Conservative-led coalition only days before a general election.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyFinancial crisisGeneral electionsFinancial marketsElectionsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 13:11:23 GMTNY Little Italy museum, Italian-American elder reach deal YORK (AP) — An 85-year-old resident who faced eviction from her apartment in Manhattan's Little Italy has until June 30 to leave under an agreement reached with her landlord — the Italian American Museum.aGeneral newsNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 12:57:16 GMTUK man accused of killing US soldier with bomb in Iraq (AP) — A British man went on trial in London on Tuesday accused of making a roadside bomb that killed a U.S. soldier in Iraq in 2007.iGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestWar casualtiesCrimeImprovised explosivesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomLondonIraqSyriaWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandMiddle East, 28 Apr 2015 12:25:30 GMTEthiopia ponders stiffer penalties for human smuggling ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia is drafting a new law to stiffen punishments for human trafficking in an attempt to stem a wave of dangerous migrations to Europe, the Ministry of Justice said.By ELIAS MESERETiGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeGovernment and politicsEthiopiaLibyaNorth AfricaEast AfricaAfricaMiddle East, 28 Apr 2015 13:19:51 GMTStocks open mostly higher; Health care rebounds YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening mostly higher as the health care sector rebounds from a slump the day before.aBusinessGeneral newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock marketsFinancial marketsHealth care industryIndustries, 28 Apr 2015 13:43:55 GMT'American in Paris,' 'Fun Home' get a leading 12 Tony noms YORK (AP) — The musicals "An American in Paris" and "Fun Home" each received a leading 12 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, showing two very different sides of this Broadway season.By MARK KENNEDYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCelebrityTony AwardsAward showsPerforming artsEntertainmentEventsMusicMovies, 28 Apr 2015 13:51:16 GMTPutin says Russia over worst of economic downturn (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country's economy has weathered the worst effects of its downturn even though it appears headed for a deep recession.iBusinessGeneral newsSportsEconomyFinancial crisisFinancial marketsGovernment and politicsRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 12:56:09 GMTDefense: Colorado theater gunman studied mind to fix his own, Colo. (AP) — After nearly three years of mystery, a clearer but conflicted portrait of James Holmes emerged from the first few hours of his trial in the Colorado theater shootings.By SADIE GURMAN and DAN ELLIOTTaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 14:18:07 GMTMusicals 'An American in Paris and 'Fun Home' each get a leading 12 Tony Award nominations YORK (AP) — Musicals 'An American in Paris and 'Fun Home' each get a leading 12 Tony Award nominations.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTony AwardsAward showsPerforming artsEntertainmentEvents, 28 Apr 2015 13:01:32 GMTDispute outside church leaves 2 fatally shot, 4 injured YORK (AP) — A gunfight broke out on a Brooklyn street during a funeral service where at least one shooter returned fire from inside the church vestibule, leaving two dead and four others injured, according to police.By KAREN MATTHEWSaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeEarly careerFunerals and memorial servicesCareersBusinessBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 14:08:37 GMTAP PHOTOS: Peruvian community lives half-year on the water, Peru (AP) — Residents of the Peruvian Amazon community nicknamed "Venice of the Jungle" live half the year on the water, with canoes replacing motorcycle taxis as the most popular form of transport. Teenagers swim in the same areas where they played soccer during the other six months of the year.tTravelLifestylePeruAmazon RiverSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 28 Apr 2015 14:01:39 GMTUS consumer confidence slides in April (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level in four months, knocked down by a slowdown in hiring.By PAUL WISEMANwBusinessGeneral newsEconomyLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 14:13:42 GMT250 people feared missing after mudslide in Nepal village, Nepal (AP) — An official says 250 people are believed missing following a mudslide and avalanche in an isolated village in rural Nepal not far from the epicenter of Saturday's powerful earthquake.By KATY DAIGLEiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsSearch and rescue effortsMissing personsForeign aidAccidentsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsNepalSouth AsiaAsiaIndiaKathmanduChinaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 28 Apr 2015 12:40:43 GMTNational Guard called in to keep the peace in Baltimore (AP) — National Guardsmen fanned out across the city, police with riot shields blocked streets, and firefighters doused smoldering blazes Tuesday after looting and arson erupted in Baltimore following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and AMANDA LEE MYERSaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriRiotsArrestsPolice shooting of Walter Scott in North Charleston, South CarolinaCrimeMunicipal governmentsState governmentsEventsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsFiresAccidents and disastersBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 14:12:58 GMTLatest on police-custody death: Governor heads to Baltimore a.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesRiotsInjuriesPolitical and civil unrestHealthBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 12:44:41 GMTLove Your Lines: stretch marks go viral in support of women YORK (AP) — Karly Vedan was 9 when she first noticed stretch marks popping on her legs.By LEANNE ITALIEaGeneral newsLifestyleParentingRelationshipsSocial mediaOnline mediaMedia, 28 Apr 2015 12:59:08 GMTFinnish navy drops depth charges onto suspected submarine (AP) — The Finnish military says it has dropped depth charges onto a suspected submarine in the sea outside Helsinki after twice detecting the presence of a foreign object in the area.iGeneral newsHelsinkiFinlandWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 13:21:11 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newsPerforming artsEntertainmentArts and entertainment, 28 Apr 2015 14:08:02 GMTSelect list of nominees for 2015 Tony Awards YORK (AP) — Select nominations for the 2015 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards, announced Tuesday.eArts and entertainmentCelebrityTony AwardsAward showsPerforming artsEntertainmentEvents, 28 Apr 2015 13:37:10 GMTEU officials seek major changes to face security challenges, France (AP) — European Union officials are seeking sweeping changes in bloc policies and practices to face new security risks arising from terrorism, organized crime and cybercrime.iGeneral newsEuropeFranceWestern Europe, 28 Apr 2015 13:48:07 GMTMiss Piggy is recipient of prestigious New York museum award YORK (AP) — A prestigious award from the Brooklyn Museum honors women who have made outstanding contributions in their fields.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsOdditiesTelevision programsEntertainmentNew York CityBrooklynNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 13:32:22 GMTGurlitt cousin appeals rejection of her inheritance claim (AP) — A cousin of German collector Cornelius Gurlitt has appealed against a court's rejection of her challenge to his will, which bequeathed his vast art trove to a Swiss museum.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGermanySwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 12:21:06 GMTRiots in Baltimore raise questions about police response (AP) — National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and AMANDA LEE MYERSaGeneral newsRiotsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriArrestsPolice shooting of Walter Scott in North Charleston, South CarolinaMunicipal governmentsState governmentsPolitical and civil unrestEventsLaw and orderCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsFiresAccidents and disastersBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 12:53:39 GMTCoffins arrive at Indonesian prison as executions near, Indonesia (AP) — Ambulances carrying coffins arrived Tuesday at a prison island and relatives paid final visits to their condemned loved ones in a sign that Indonesia will imminently execute eight foreigners and one Indonesian man, despite an international outcry and pleas for mercy.By TATAN SYUFLANAiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeDeath penalty controversyHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsCrimeMen's boxingBoxingSocial issuesSocial affairsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderMen's sportsSportsIndonesiaAustraliaPhilippinesSoutheast AsiaEuropeAsiaOceania, 28 Apr 2015 13:28:39 GMTPopular zoo elephants likely to get harder to see in future (AP) — Visitors flocked to the leafy enclosure at Seattle's zoo to watch the two elephants, Chai and Bamboo, as they used their long trunks to play with balls and snack on carrots and apples.By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIPtTravelLifestyleAnimalsElephantsZoological parksMammalsRecreation and leisureSeattleUnited StatesNorth AmericaTacomaWashingtonOklahomaSan DiegoCalifornia, 28 Apr 2015 13:58:07 GMTConsumer group sues Cigna, alleges discrimination (AP) — A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Cigna saying a new policy discriminates against people with HIV and AIDS and violates the federal health law by requiring them to get their medications from its mail-order pharmacy.By KELLI KENNEDYaBusinessGeneral newsHealthConsumer protection and advocacyLegal proceedingsSpecial interest groupsPolitical organizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsFinancial servicesIndustriesConsumer affairsHealth care industryIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 13:44:58 GMTA guide to Day 2 of the Colorado theater shooting trial, Colo. (AP) — Testimony starts Tuesday, the second day of the long-awaited trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Here's a look at where things stand:The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 14:06:43 GMTDaredevil to walk on moving, 400-foot-high Ferris wheel, Fla. (AP) — Famed Florida daredevil Nik Wallenda will perform one of his most unusual stunts to date: he'll walk, untethered, atop the new, 400-foot-high Orlando Eye Ferris wheel.By TAMARA LUSH and KYLE HIGHTOWERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentOrlandoFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 14:05:53 GMTSupreme Court to hear historic same-sex marriage arguments (AP) — The Supreme Court is set to hear historic arguments in cases that could make same-sex marriage the law of the land.By MARK SHERMANwLifestyleGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansCouplesMarriageNational courtsFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesRelationshipsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 13:03:47 GMTUPS 1Q profit up 14 percent to more than $1 billion (AP) — UPS says its first-quarter earnings rose 14 percent to $1.03 billion, as price increases helped offset the effect of the strong U.S. dollar on overseas revenue.fBusinessCorporate stockFinancial performanceCorporate newsAtlantaUnited StatesGeorgiaNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 12:29:09 GMTHelicopters ferry injured from Nepal villages near epicenter, Nepal (AP) — Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,400 people, ferrying the injured to clinics and taking emergency supplies back to villages cut off by landslides.By KATY DAIGLEiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersForeign aidEventsNatural disastersAccidentsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsNepalIndiaSouth AsiaKathmanduChinaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 28 Apr 2015 12:52:26 GMTSeeking answers on getting recalled cars fixed quickly (AP) — Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren't getting fixed quickly enough, the nation's auto safety chief will host a gathering of automakers Tuesday to search for solutions.wBusinessGeneral newsAutomobilesProducts and servicesCorporate newsLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustries, 28 Apr 2015 13:23:23 GMTPalestinian who clashed with Israeli troops dies of wounds (AP) — Palestinian officials say a Palestinian man wounded in clashes with Israeli troops the night before has died.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesWest BankIsraelMiddle East, 28 Apr 2015 13:12:11 GMTUS home prices accelerated in February as sales rise (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at a faster pace in February than the previous month, driven by higher sales and a limited supply of available houses.By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsHome pricesHome salesHome sellingHome buyingReal estatePricesEconomyConstruction put in placeConstruction sector performanceResidential real estateLifestyleIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 13:22:25 GMTSafety agency seeks ideas on getting more recall fixes done (AP) — Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren't getting fixed quickly enough, the nation's auto safety chief will host a gathering of automakers Tuesday to search for solutions.By MARCY GORDON and TOM KRISHERwBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 13:45:48 GMTWant to stand out in cap and gown? Decorate the mortarboard's hard to stand out at graduation when dozens, hundreds or even thousands of your classmates are dressed in identical caps and gowns.By BETH J. HARPAZaGeneral newsLifestyleHome and gardenHigher educationGraduation ceremoniesGraduationEducationSocial affairsOccasions, 28 Apr 2015 14:14:36 GMTJudge approves jury trials for medical lawsuits over spill ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has ruled oil spill cleanup workers who sue BP for medical problems that surface later in life have the right to make their case before a jury.aBusinessGeneral newsNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAccidentsAccidents and disastersNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciary, 28 Apr 2015 13:47:35 GMTJamaica woman brings attention to rapes targeting lesbians, Jamaica (AP) — When Angeline Jackson and a friend were ambushed at gunpoint and sexually assaulted on a wooded trail outside the Jamaican capital, police initially seemed less concerned about the attack than the fact she is a lesbian.By DAVID McFADDENiGeneral newsGays and lesbiansViolent crimeHate crimesSex in societyCrimePolitical activismHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsGender issuesJamaicaKingstonSouth AfricaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanSouthern AfricaAfrica, 28 Apr 2015 14:02:14 GMTSaudi Arabia makes Islamic State arrests, thwarting attacks, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it has arrested a total of 93 people with ties to the Islamic State group in recent months, foiling their plans to carry out terrorist attacks, including a strike on the U.S. Embassy in the kingdom's capital.iGeneral newsEmbassiesArrestsWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsLaw and orderCrimeSaudi ArabiaRiyadhJiddahMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 14:07:36 GMTUN says it will try to identify all Ebola cases by June (AP) — The World Health Organization says it aims to identify and isolate all new Ebola cases in West Africa by the end of May to stop the spread of the lethal virus before the rainy season.By MARIA CHENGiGeneral newsHealthEpidemicsVirologyWeather patternsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthBiologyScienceClimateEnvironment and natureUnited KingdomGuineaSierra LeoneWest AfricaLiberiaWestern EuropeEuropeAfrica, 28 Apr 2015 13:38:03 GMTChoppers ferry injured in Nepal; new mudslide hits village, Nepal (AP) — Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,600 people, ferrying the injured and delivering emergency supplies. Officials said 250 villagers were feared missing in a new mudslide.By KATY DAIGLEiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeDisaster planning and responseSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersForeign aidEventsNatural disastersAccidentsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsNepalIndiaSouth AsiaKathmanduChinaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 28 Apr 2015 13:49:04 GMTBad weather hampers search for missing boaters in Alabama ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — The same thing that turned an annual sailboat race into a disaster on Alabama's Mobile Bay is now hampering the search for four missing boaters: bad weather.By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL and JAY REEVESaGeneral newsWeatherSearch and rescue effortsMissing personsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMobileAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 12:44:18 GMTBoy found in basement after 11-day search could testify (AP) — More testimony is expected at a hearing in the case of a Detroit father and stepmother who are accused of torturing and abusing the man's son who was missing for 11 days before being found in their basement.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 12:22:07 GMTProposal: Free sunscreen dispensers in Boston public parks (AP) — A Boston city councilor is hoping to bring a hint of the beach to the city's public areas.aGeneral newsPersonal careBeauty and fashionLifestyleBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 12:25:48 GMTTexas A&M Galveston professor fails entire class, Texas (AP) — A Texas A&M Galveston professor has failed every student in his strategic management class, berating them via email as a disgrace to the school.aGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsGalvestonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 13:27:59 GMTLive Nation buys stake in Bonnaroo music festival YORK (AP) — Concert promoter and ticket seller Live Nation said Tuesday that it bought a controlling stake in annual music festival Bonnaroo.fBusinessArts and entertainmentBonnaroo Music and Arts FestivalMusicEventsOwnership changesCorporate newsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesEntertainmentMusic festivals, 28 Apr 2015 14:13:28 GMTTyson Foods hopes to rid US chicken of antibiotics by 2017, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods says it wants to stop using human antibiotics in its U.S. chicken houses by September 2017 and that it will explore doing the same in its beef, pork and turkey operations.aBusinessGeneral newsHealthConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentSpringdaleArkansasUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 12:53:23 GMT