FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 May 2015 06:37:19 -0700Iraqi official: US defense chief has 'incorrect information' (AP) — A spokesman for the Iraqi government says U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has been given "incorrect information" following his criticism of its security forces over the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State group.iGeneral newsMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsWar and unrestIraqMiddle EastIranUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 10:19:59 GMTImage of Asia: Damage and loss a month later in Nepal this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, a man who lost his family members in the deadly earthquake one month ago walks into his damaged house in Kathmandu, Nepal. Two powerful earthquakes on April 25 and May 12 killed nearly 8,700 people and damaged or destroyed thousands of buildings in the Himalayan nation. Hundreds of families are still living in open camps and temporary shelters and many schools remain shut. The coming monsoon season is a concern, and the government has sent geologists to remote villages to assess their risk of landslides before the rains begin in a few weeks.By The Associated PressaGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersEventsAccidents and disastersNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 12:42:30 GMTGreece rules out capital controls if bailout talks fail, Greece (AP) — Greece's government on Monday ruled out restricting access to bank accounts and the free movement of money if there is no breakthrough soon in tortuous talks with bailout creditors and its dwindling cash reserves dry up.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsFinancial servicesIndustriesGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 12:23:56 GMTThe Latest: Lopez highest seed to fall so far at French Open (AP) — 2:00 p.m.By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 12:10:00 GMTBerdych breezes past Japanese qualifier at French Open (AP) — Fourth-seeded Tomas Berdych eased into the second round of the French Open on Monday with a 6-0, 7-5, 6-3 win over Japanese qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka.By SAMUEL PETREQUINsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsEventsMen's sportsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 11:44:16 GMTLaunching campaign, Sanders appeals to party's Warren wing, N.H. (AP) — For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a presidential campaign, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders might be the next best thing.By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionNational electionsElectionsNew HampshireVermontBurlingtonPortsmouthUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 12:38:08 GMTIraq, Iran push back on US defense chief over Ramadi loss (AP) — Iraq and Iran pushed back Monday against U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's criticisms over the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State group, with an Iranian general going as far as saying America had "no will" to fight the extremists.By SAMEER N. YACOUB and NASSER KARIMIiGeneral newsReligious strifeMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseIranIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 25 May 2015 11:52:15 GMTPeeking into healthy brains to see if Alzheimer's is brewing (AP) — Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking.By LAURAN NEERGAARDwHealthGovernment and politicsScienceSeniors' healthMedicationBiochemistrySeniorsNeurological disordersDiseases and conditionsDiagnosis and treatmentBiologyUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 12:16:37 GMTFrance touts Cannes prizes as vindication for film subsidies (AP) — France's president says his country's strong showing at this year's Cannes film festival is no accident — suggesting it's partly thanks to government subsidies.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCannes Film FestivalEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 11:29:41 GMTNATO fighter jets join Nordics in Arctic military exercise (AP) — Nordic officials say that NATO planes are joining their air forces in one of Europe's largest fighter jet exercises, as military tensions increase in the Nordic and Baltic region.iGeneral newsFinlandWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 11:25:29 GMTVatican bank profits soar as recovery, reform continue CITY (AP) — The Vatican bank said Monday its profit soared by more than 20 times last year as it recovered from a trading loss and continued its reform process away from its scandal-marred past.By NICOLE WINFIELDiBusinessGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsItalyVatican CityWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 10:47:56 GMTThe movies that will keep buzzing after Cannes, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is a grand hierarchy with strictly defined elevations of movies and media access, where films are met by high praise or lowly boos. And so there was a strange fittingness that the scandal of the 68th Cannes Film Festival, where all status is measured, came down to the importance of a few inches.By JAKE COYLEeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentCannes Film FestivalThe HolocaustEventsFranceSri LankaWestern EuropeEuropeSouth AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 12:37:27 GMTThe Latest: So far so good for seed Suarez Navarro at French (AP) — 12:48 p.m.By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsEventsMen's sportsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 10:58:56 GMTPolish election signals deeper political shift to the right, Poland (AP) — Polish voters have sent a strong signal that they are unhappy with the country's direction, apparently unseating a president despite the country's years of fast economic growth and unprecedented stability.By VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsJudicial electionsElectionsEconomyNational governmentsForeign policyNational electionsJudiciaryBusinessGovernment policyPolandEuropeWarsawRussiaEastern Europe, 25 May 2015 13:18:44 GMTNew parties to play key role after Spanish local elections (AP) — Two new parties have carved out a kingmaker role in many Spanish cities and regions following local elections that dealt a serious blow to the governing conservative Popular Party.By CIARAN GILESiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsLocal electionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsMadridSpainValenciaWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 10:29:55 GMT14 Indonesian students rescued after misjudging Alpine hike (AP) — Police in the southern German region of Bavaria say their biggest-ever helicopter rescue operation saved 14 Indonesian students who misjudged the weather during a spring hike in the Alps.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsGermanyIndonesiaWestern EuropeEuropeSoutheast AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 11:03:26 GMTUnited Arab Emirates launches national space agency strategy DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates on Monday laid out a strategic framework for a newly created space agency that aims to integrate various arms of the Gulf federation's burgeoning space industry.By ADAM SCHRECKhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologySpace launchesEconomyTelecommunicationsIndustriesPlanetsAstronomyScienceIndustrial products and servicesUnited Arab EmiratesAbu DhabiDubaiMiddle East, 25 May 2015 10:24:58 GMTBurkina Faso to exhume grave of Thomas Sankara, colleagues, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso started exhuming the graves of 13 people on Monday, including revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara, whose death nearly 30 years ago in a coup has remained a mystery.By BRAHIMA OUEDRAOGOiGeneral newsBurkina FasoOuagadougouWest AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 12:49:00 GMTPhelps' coach returns to college ranks at Arizona State Bowman will always be known as Michael Phelps' coach.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsSwimmingCoachingChanging jobsAquaticsMen's aquaticsMen's sportsWomen's aquaticsWomen's sportsCareersBusinessArizonaMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 13:16:40 GMTNigerian senator-elect to fight US extradition, drug charges, Nigeria (AP) — A man newly elected to Nigeria's Senate was on Monday refusing to attend a court hearing on his extradition to the United States on 20-year-old drug charges related to the TV hit "Orange is the New Black."By MICHELLE FAULiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentFugitivesDrug-related crimeExtraditionArrestsCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderOrganized crimeSmugglingNigeriaOrangeWest AfricaAfricaTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 10:34:18 GMTCorrection: Nigeria-Fuel Crisis story, Nigeria (AP) — In a story May 25 about Nigeria's fuel crisis, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the country produces more than 2 billion barrels of oil a day. The correct figure is more than 2 million barrels a day.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment payEnergy industryLabor issuesIndustriesGovernment business and financeTelecommunicationsSocial issuesSocial affairsNigeriaAfricaLagosWest Africa, 25 May 2015 12:34:50 GMTN. Ireland leader hospitalized over suspected heart attack (AP) — First Minister Peter Robinson, the Protestant leader of Northern Ireland's unity government, has been hospitalized after a suspected heart attack, his party said Monday.By SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHeart attackHeart healthHealthCardiovascular diseaseDiseases and conditionsUnited KingdomNorthern IrelandBelfastWestern EuropeEuropeIreland, 25 May 2015 10:55:54 GMTDefense chief's criticism of Iraqis raises policy questions (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi has prompted criticism from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group.By KEN DILANIANwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestArmed forcesDefense policyMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseGovernment policyUnited StatesIraqBaghdadMiddle EastNorth America, 25 May 2015 11:21:46 GMTTunisia defense minister says 7 soldiers killed in Tunis barracks shooting, 10 others injured, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia defense minister says 7 soldiers killed in Tunis barracks shooting, 10 others injured.iGeneral newsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 12:22:12 GMTSouth African rhino survives horrific attack by poachers (AP) — Poachers in South Africa darted a rhino with a tranquilizer and then hacked off its horns while it was sedated, leaving the animal with a horrific wound covering much of its face. A couple of days later, staff on a wildlife reserve found the grievously injured rhino — alive.iGeneral newsRhinocerosWildlifeAnimal poaching and smugglingEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCrimeMammalsAnimalsSouth AfricaAfricaSouthern Africa, 25 May 2015 12:53:27 GMTUK PM Cameron outlines who can vote in referendum on EU (AP) — Britain's prime minister on Monday outlined who will be allowed to vote in a referendum on whether or not the country should remain in the European Union, opting to exclude most voters from the 28-nation bloc who live in the U.K.By DANICA KIRKAiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReferendumsParliamentary electionsElectionsUnited KingdomEuropeGibraltarWestern Europe, 25 May 2015 11:48:21 GMT'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case (AP) — A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans — not White House officials — who have been talking about damage control.By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARwBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsFinancial servicesIndustriesNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyHealth care policy, 25 May 2015 12:01:28 GMTReport: 4 dead after soldier shoots fellow troops in Tunis, Tunisia (AP) — A Tunisian soldier opened fire on fellow troops at a military barracks in an unusual attack in the capital Monday, and the state news agency said the gunman and three others were killed.By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZAiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 10:32:54 GMTEx-Israeli Premier Olmert sentenced to 8 months in prison (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter, capping the dramatic downfall of a man who only years earlier led the country and hoped to bring about a historic peace agreement with the Palestinians.By ARON HELLERiGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCampaign finance improprietiesLegal proceedingsPolitical resignationsGovernment and politicsCabinetsCrimeLaw and orderCampaignsElectionsDiplomacyInternational relationsJerusalemIsraelPalestinian territoriesWest BankGaza StripMiddle East, 25 May 2015 12:53:28 GMTThe Latest: Cornet a picture of delight at French Open (AP) — 2:30 p.m.By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 12:38:55 GMTWWII vet to receive honorary diploma from Ohio high school, Ohio (AP) — A 92-year-old World War II veteran is slated to receive an honorary diploma from his Ohio high school after he left early more than seven decades ago to fight in the war.aGeneral newsVeteransEducationSocial affairsSpringfieldOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 10:57:52 GMTIndonesian police kill 2 suspected terrorists in shootout, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's anti-terrorism squad killed two suspects and arrested seven others in raids on a jihadist organization with possible links to the Islamic State group, police said Monday.iGeneral newsTerrorismArrestsWar and unrestLaw and orderCrimeViolent crimeNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaAsiaMiddle East, 25 May 2015 11:18:33 GMTSome Native Hawaiians disapprove of 'Aloha' movie title (AP) — Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich with meaning.By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 10:49:15 GMTFrench president revives political duo with his ex (AP) — Someone has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings in Elysee Palace. It's no ordinary someone — it's Segolene Royal, the president's ex-partner and mother of his four children, and one of his most prominent government ministers.By SYLVIE CORBETiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsFranceCaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 10:19:49 GMTA look at former Israeli Premier Ehud Olmert's career (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison in a case involving allegations he accepted cash-stuffed envelopes from an American supporter.By The Associated PressiGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestLegal proceedingsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestParliamentary electionsCabinetsLaw and orderCrimeElectionsIsraelPalestinian territoriesJerusalemMiddle EastGaza Strip, 25 May 2015 12:55:40 GMTTurkey, US to provide air protection to Syrian rebels, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister says Turkey and the United States have agreed in "principle" to provide air protection to Syrian rebels being trained and equipped to fight Islamic State rebels, once they enter the Syrian territory to start battle.iGeneral newsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 12:07:20 GMTThe Latest: Berdych blows away Japanese qualifier at French (AP) — 1:04 p.m.By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 11:12:17 GMTAnti-eviction campaigner promises change in Barcelona, Spain (AP) — Leading Spanish social activist Ada Colau says the fight against evictions, poverty and corruption will be her priority as new mayor of the country's second city, Barcelona.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical corruptionPolitical issuesSpainBarcelonaWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 12:01:04 GMTChina cuts import tax on clothes, other goods (AP) — China announced Monday it will cut import taxes on clothing, cosmetics and some other goods by half in a new tactic to spur consumer spending and economic growth.iBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsEconomic policyGovernment policyChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 10:22:18 GMTThe Latest on weather: Houston-area dam evacuations lifted a.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeatherEvacuationsTexasHoustonSan MarcosUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 12:43:57 GMTThe Latest: French Open loses its youngest man, teen Tiafoe (AP) — 1:35 p.m.By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 11:38:31 GMTTroubled Memphis-area cemetery to reopen for family members, Tenn. (AP) — Relatives of people buried at a troubled Memphis-area cemetery will have the opportunity to visit their deceased loved ones for the first time since the cemetery closed more than a year ago, after its owner was arrested and charged with mishandling bodies.By ADRIAN SAINZaGeneral newsTennesseeMemphisUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 12:22:56 GMT7 soldiers killed in Tunis barracks shooting, 10 injured, Tunisia (AP) — A spokesman for Tunisia's Defense Ministry says that seven troops were killed when a fellow soldier opened fire at a military barracks.By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZAiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeWar casualtiesMilitary and defenseWar and unrestGovernment and politicsTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 12:30:23 GMTThe Latest: Home sweet home for Lisicki at French Open (AP) — 12:19 a.m.By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsEventsMen's sportsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 10:27:56 GMTGunman, 7 other soldiers killed in Tunis barracks shooting, Tunisia (AP) — A Tunisian soldier opened fire on fellow troops at a military barracks in the capital Monday, killing seven people before he was himself killed, a spokesman for Tunisia's Defense Ministry said.By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZAiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 12:49:30 GMTAquino: Philippines to fly usual routes over disputed reefs, Philippines (AP) — Philippine aircraft will continue to fly their usual routes over disputed reefs in the South China Sea, the country's president said Monday, defying China's challenges to its planes and those of the United States.By TERESA CEROJANOiGeneral newsInternational incidentsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsChinaPhilippinesManilaSouth China SeaSoutheast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 25 May 2015 10:21:56 GMTMalaysia: Human traffickers' camps had 139 suspected graves KELIAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities said Monday a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used to cage migrants, shedding more light on a regional trade that preyed on some of Southeast Asia's most desperate people.By EILEEN NGiGeneral newsForensicsLaw and orderMalaysiaThailandSoutheast AsiaMyanmarBangladeshAsiaSouth Asia, 25 May 2015 11:13:28 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia call to parents. A crowded boat. A quiet place to sleep after being at sea for weeks.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsThailandSoutheast AsiaBangkokAsia, 25 May 2015 10:59:27 GMTNew Oakland police policy draws protests, Calif. (AP) — Police made arrests as demonstrators marched in downtown Oakland to against the city's new get-tough policy for monitoring street protests — the second such gathering in as many days.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriArrestsMunicipal governmentsPolitical and civil unrestEventsLaw and orderCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 10:13:43 GMTJournalism students aim to dispel myths about veterans (AP) — Wishing living U.S. military veterans a "Happy Memorial Day" might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives.By JEFF KAROUBaGeneral newsVeteransJournalismHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsNews mediaMediaMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 12:59:15 GMT