FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 May 2016 11:18:45 -07:00US ends Ford pickup probe without seeking recall, 03 May 2016 17:53:13 GMTDETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into power brake assist failures in Ford F-150 pickup trucks without seeking a recall. releases 'Burn The Witch' ahead of world tour, 03 May 2016 17:24:49 GMTRadiohead has put out a new song ahead of a world tour that opens later this month. of 2 girls charged in Slender Man stabbing appeals bond, 03 May 2016 17:45:51 GMTWAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — One of the two Wisconsin girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to appease a fictional horror character called Slender Man is appealing a judge's decision that keeps her in a secure facility. teachers close schools 2nd day with mass sick-out, 03 May 2016 17:36:19 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Nearly all Detroit public schools are closed again as mass teacher sick-outs over pay roll into a second day. Meanwhile, a Michigan panel has approved a $500 million plan that would bail out and overhaul Detroit's ailing school district, which will run out of money at the end of June. The action comes as some GOP leaders lash out at teachers for the sick-outs, which gave nearly 45,000 schoolchildren another unscheduled day off. The educators stopped short of calling it a strike, instead saying they called the massive sick-out in response to an announcement that the district wouldn't be able to pay teachers who deferred part of their salaries to get checks during the summer months. a powerbroker, ex-NY Assembly speaker awaits sentence, 03 May 2016 17:11:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a consummate backroom dealer who wielded power for more than two decades, awaited his sentence on federal corruption charges Tuesday in one the steepest falls from grace in the state's lineup of crooked politicians. Latest: Michigan panel approves Detroit school plan, 03 May 2016 17:14:16 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sick-out by teachers that's closed dozens of Detroit schools on Tuesday (all times local): seized after searches at French Tennis Federation, 03 May 2016 17:11:58 GMTPARIS (AP) — French prosecutors say they have seized documents after carrying out several searches at the national tennis federation and the home of its president Jean Gachassin on Tuesday. family detention center granted child-care license, 03 May 2016 17:55:51 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — One of the nation's largest detention centers for families caught crossing the southern U.S. border has received a temporary residential child care license, amid discussions over whether the federal government will keep using such facilities. 'Biggest Loser' contestants have slower metabolisms, 03 May 2016 17:19:53 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A new study has found that many competitors on NBC's "The Biggest Loser" leave the show with a slower metabolism, making it more difficult to keep off the pounds. refuses to toss lawsuit over fatal beating by police, 03 May 2016 17:06:10 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge is refusing to dismiss a decade-old lawsuit's claims against the city of New Orleans over a 48-year-old handyman's fatal beating by police. pulled from river was woman who abandoned baby in NY, 03 May 2016 18:03:22 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman who was charged with abandoning her baby in a Manhattan subway station in 2014 has been found dead in the Mississippi River in St. Louis. in Florida slayings ex-sheriff's nephew, 03 May 2016 17:42:42 GMTGREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say the nephew of a former county sheriff is suspected of fatally shooting his girlfriend, her father and his ex-wife and is still at large. says it lacked access probing inmate's death, 03 May 2016 17:40:00 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — State officials were unable to complete a thorough investigation into the death of a mentally ill Virginia inmate accused of stealing snack food because they didn't have enough authority to access certain records and interview key employees, an official wrote. Beam fills 14 millionth barrel of bourbon, 03 May 2016 17:12:52 GMTCLERMONT, Ky. (AP) — Jim Beam has filled and sealed its 14 millionth barrel of bourbon since the 1933 repeal of Prohibition, achieving a first in the bourbon industry. Attenborough at 90: still an eager student of nature, 03 May 2016 18:07:14 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — David Attenborough, who turns 90 on Sunday, isn't resting on his laurels or any other element of the natural world he's explored so fully. Latest: Trump calls Cruz a 'desperate candidate', 03 May 2016 17:42:54 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters in Indiana head to the polls for the state primary (all times Eastern): official: DC subway hasn't improved safety, 03 May 2016 18:05:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's subway system did not make meaningful safety improvements between a deadly collision in 2009 and a fatal fire in 2015, and some of the safety problems date back to the system's first fatal accident in 1982, federal investigators said Tuesday. New Spenser novel is a 5-alarm thriller, 03 May 2016 17:28:03 GMT"Robert B. Parker's Slow Burn" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by Ace Atkins Latest: Civil trial starts for anti-abortion activist, 03 May 2016 17:13:13 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the civil trial of an anti-abortion activist accused of threatening a Kansas doctor (all times local): girl kidnapped from Navajo Nation is found dead, 03 May 2016 18:06:18 GMTFARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — An 11-year-old girl who was kidnapped from the Navajo Nation in New Mexico, launching a massive search, was found dead Tuesday. monoxide likely killed boy, seriously injured sister, 03 May 2016 17:47:28 GMTLINDEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say carbon monoxide poisoning apparently caused the death of a 9-year-old boy and seriously injured his 10-year-old sister in New Jersey. tops Street 1Q forecasts on higher sales, lower taxes, 03 May 2016 17:23:10 GMTPfizer easily beat Wall Street expectations as the biggest U.S. drugmaker's first-quarter net income jumped 27 percent due to higher sales, lower taxes and one-time gains. The company raised its 2016 financial forecasts, citing the strong quarter and an improved business outlook, sending shares up more than 3 percent. from Egypt's Interior Ministry leaked to journalists, 03 May 2016 18:02:44 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Memos from Egypt's Interior Ministry that were leaked to the media on Tuesday outline strategies for deflecting public outrage over recent arrests and suggest the prosecutor general impose a gag order on the case of an Italian student abducted and killed in Cairo. yer Dodger Dogs! Snack being sold for outside ballpark, 03 May 2016 17:38:53 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Get yer Dodger Dogs right here! The iconic hot dogs are being sold for the first time outside Dodger Stadium. look at past NY state lawmakers convicted of corruption, 03 May 2016 17:03:15 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — After wielding power for decades as one of the state's most influential politicians, former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is set to be sentenced Tuesday after being convicted of using his office to trade favors for millions of dollars in kickbacks. The Manhattan Democrat will join a long and growing list of state lawmakers who have been sentenced for crimes including bribery, conspiracy, tax evasion, fraud and racketeering. More than 30 lawmakers have left office since 2000 facing criminal or ethical allegations. Preschoolers with ADHD often given drugs before therapy, 03 May 2016 17:16:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Too many preschoolers with ADHD still are being put on drugs right away, before behavior therapy is tried, health officials say. accuses Connecticut rabbi of sexual abuse, 03 May 2016 17:23:03 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut rabbi is accused of raping and molesting a teenage boy hundreds of times when the boy was a student at a Jewish boarding school in New Haven from 2001 to 2005, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court. demands protection for hospitals in conflicts, 03 May 2016 17:14:21 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council responded to an upsurge in deadly attacks on hospitals and medical personnel, unanimously adopting a resolution Tuesday demanding that all parties to conflicts protect staff and facilities treating the wounded and sick. Courthouse flooded by Katrina still houses evidence, 03 May 2016 17:18:19 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — More than 10 years after Hurricane Katrina flooded the New Orleans courthouse's ground floor and destroyed evidence in thousands of criminal cases, evidence is still being stored there — and a watchdog group said Tuesday that a less-vulnerable storage space is needed. winds in Berlin terrify people in passenger balloon, 03 May 2016 17:54:03 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Several people were treated for shock after a helium passenger balloon in Berlin was shaken around wildly by gusty winds for several minutes on Tuesday afternoon, but nobody was injured, the city's fire department said. Blume talks Tumblr, possible new book, 03 May 2016 17:08:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Judy Blume has many projects on her mind. labor minister vows Binladin workers to be paid soon, 03 May 2016 17:37:11 GMTRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's labor minister said Tuesday that some employees of the Saudi Binladin Group will receive their salaries this month and others soon thereafter. navy to resume recovery of boat full of migrant dead, 03 May 2016 17:05:43 GMTROME (AP) — Improved sea conditions are permitting the Italian navy to resume a complex operation to recover a sunken fishing boat with the bodies of hundreds of migrants inside. a Clinton stronghold, Appalachia now Trump country, 03 May 2016 17:04:12 GMTASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — When President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Kentucky, in 1996, cheering crowds lined the streets. Local boy-turned-country music star Billy Ray Cyrus performed a special version of his hit, "Achy Breaky Heart" before nearly 20,000 supporters at a riverfront re-election rally. arrested after toddler stabbed to death in Los Angeles, 03 May 2016 17:04:35 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man is suspected of stabbing his live-in girlfriend and her 2-year-old daughter in their home, killing the little girl and critically wounding her mother, who was five months pregnant, authorities said Tuesday. Syrian city of Aleppo dragged deeper into violence, 03 May 2016 18:04:04 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A maternity hospital in a government-held section of Aleppo was struck by rocket fire Tuesday as battles killed 20 people and dragged the contested city in northern Syria deeper into chaos for a 12th straight day. hits at Trump as Indiana votes, calling rival 'amoral', 03 May 2016 17:37:21 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz launched a blistering attack on rival Donald Trump as voters cast ballots in Indiana on Tuesday, calling him "amoral" and likening him to a fictitious character he described as "a braggadocious, arrogant buffoon." Replied Trump, "Cruz does not have the temperament to be president of the United States."'s high court urged to throw out death sentences, 03 May 2016 17:18:09 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — With the fate of hundreds of Florida death row inmates in limbo, a group of former top judges and legal officials called on the state Supreme Court to impose life sentences on nearly 400 people now awaiting execution. man accused of killing 3 women told police of his rage, 03 May 2016 17:08:39 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A recording shows an Ohio man accused of killing three women and hiding their bodies in garbage bags told police during an interrogation that he strangled two of them during fits of rage. beats Kuznetsov to reach 3rd round at Madrid Masters, 03 May 2016 17:01:32 GMTMADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal defeated Andrey Kuznetsov 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday to win his 11th consecutive match this year and advance to the third round of the Madrid Masters. fined $20M for variable annuities switches, 03 May 2016 17:57:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — MetLife has been fined $20 million by Wall Street's policing body for misleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into more expensive ones. celebrates another year of record-breaking tourist crowds, 03 May 2016 17:42:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than 19 million U.S. tourists visited Washington in 2015, an increase of 1 million over the previous year and a record for the nation's capital as its tourism industry continues to make steady progress since the Great Recession. rights experts criticize Chinese law on foreign NGOs, 03 May 2016 16:55:56 GMTBERLIN (AP) — U.N. human rights experts have called on China to repeal a law tightening controls over foreign non-governmental organizations by subjecting them to close police supervision.'Hamilton' sets a new record with 16 Tony Award nominations, 03 May 2016 18:00:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another step in the show's march into theatrical history., Nissan break records as auto sales stay hot in April, 03 May 2016 18:04:42 GMTDETROIT (AP) — America's love of trucks and SUVs helped push most automakers to healthy sales gains last month as Honda and Nissan reported best-ever April sales. Ford posted record SUV sales, while Toyota broke a record for SUV and truck sales. may remove name of law school founder with KKK ties, 03 May 2016 18:07:07 GMTTULSA, Okla. (AP) — University of Tulsa trustees are deciding whether to rename the law school because of one founder's ties to the Ku Klux Klan. experts: Human rights in Flint may have been violated, 03 May 2016 17:13:48 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Residents of Flint, Michigan, may have had their human rights violated because of a lack of regular access to safe drinking water over the past two years, U.N. experts said Tuesday. newspaper owners: Industry savior or foe?, 03 May 2016 17:49:52 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Salt Lake Tribune's pending sale to the wealthy Huntsman family unshackles the newspaper from cost-cutting corporate owners and resolves crippling financial uncertainty, but it also raises concerns about whether the influential family will meddle in the paper's coverage. sentenced to life over killing of Palestinian teen, 03 May 2016 17:48:47 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem court on Tuesday handed a life sentence to the main attacker in the killing of a Palestinian teenager in 2014 whose death helped spark a chain of events that led to that year's Gaza war. Nation public safety director says 11-year-old girl kidnapped from reservation is found dead, 03 May 2016 17:36:02 GMTSHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — Navajo Nation public safety director says 11-year-old girl kidnapped from reservation is found dead.