FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 May 2016 17:03:50 -07:00Italy navy: 135 saved, 45 bodies retrieved from migrant boat, 27 May 2016 21:28:31 GMTROME (AP) — The Italian navy says it has saved 135 migrants from a sinking boat and recovered 45 bodies in the Mediterranean. Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of, 27 May 2016 23:43:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground of sorts for Silicon Valley tycoons as well. economy showing signs of life after slow start to year, 27 May 2016 21:19:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is showing signs of more life after a less-than-stellar start to the year. fire temporarily shuts down rail traffic over Potomac, 27 May 2016 21:16:18 GMTCapital fire officials say a blaze on a CSX bridge over the Potomac River has been extinguished and trains are running again after an hours-long delay on the only rail bridge linking the District of Columbia and Virginia. Supreme Court rejects some education funding changes, 27 May 2016 22:15:59 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday rejected some education funding changes enacted by the Legislature earlier this year and threatened to order the state's public schools closed if lawmakers don't act by June 30., Ross, Bryant hit long HRs as Cubs pound Phillies 6-2, 27 May 2016 23:03:44 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Jorge Soler, David Ross and Kris Bryant hit long home runs to back Jon Lester and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on a rainy Friday afternoon. expect more Atlantic tropical storms than last 3 years, 27 May 2016 21:12:12 GMTMIAMI (AP) — U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm development are making it difficult to predict how many hurricanes and tropical storms will arise over the next six months. for abducted teen moves to Northern California coast, 27 May 2016 23:31:27 GMTVALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Friday narrowed their frantic search for a missing teenager to a remote area about 65 miles from where she was last seen being dragged by an armed acquaintance who later died in a gun battle with police. done in trial of 3 men accused in IS plot, 27 May 2016 21:38:08 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Testimony has concluded in the trial of three Minnesota men accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Latest: Fishermen helped save pilots after jets crashed, 27 May 2016 21:20:43 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the crash of two Navy jets off the coast of North Carolina on Thursday (all times local): court sentences ex-dictator for Operation Condor, 27 May 2016 23:45:40 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced Friday to prison for human rights crimes committed during the Operation Condor conspiracy to hunt down dissidents across South America and beyond. and answers about American troops in Syria, 27 May 2016 21:44:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — At least 200 U.S. special operations troops are in Syria advising the Syrian Democratic Forces in their effort to retake the city of Raqqa, the self-proclaimed capital of the Islamic State group. with reported ties to Montreal Mafia gunned down, 27 May 2016 23:12:03 GMTMONTREAL (AP) — A man with high-level ties to organized crime in Montreal was shot dead north of the city, Quebec provincial police said Friday. lands another rocket after satellite delivery, 27 May 2016 22:03:21 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has pulled off another rocket landing, the third in just under two months. boy's death sparks anger over health care crisis, 27 May 2016 22:36:17 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans are expressing dismay over the death of an 8-year-old boy with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma who had become a symbol of the crisis-wracked nation's collapsed health care system. Latest: California governor signs HIV-transplant bill, 27 May 2016 21:04:35 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California legislation allowing transplants of HIV-infected organs (all times local): Highlights, 27 May 2016 21:37:51 GMT___ system says it won't enforce transgender bathroom rules, 27 May 2016 22:47:14 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina system told a federal court Friday that it won't enforce a law requiring transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates., unions reach deal in principle for 4-year contract, 27 May 2016 21:18:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle for a four-year contract. radiation study raises concerns despite low risk, 27 May 2016 21:21:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males and raised long-dormant concerns about the safety of spending so much time with cellphones glued to our ears. trick? Ariya Jutanugarn shoots 68 to take 2-shot lead, 27 May 2016 23:06:14 GMTANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn remained in position for her third straight LPGA Tour victory, shooting a 4-under 68 on Friday to take a two-shot lead in the Volvik Championship. probes arrest of husband of Chattanooga mayor's aide, 27 May 2016 23:56:35 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into the domestic violence arrest involving the husband of a top aide to Chattanooga's mayor. tells California: 'there is no drought', 27 May 2016 21:13:33 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring that: "There is no drought." says he no longer wants to debate Sanders, 27 May 2016 23:05:17 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Republican Donald Trump says he's not interested in debating Democrat Bernie Sanders after all. official: Tribal shield should be pulled from auction, 27 May 2016 21:17:54 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Friday asked French authorities to prevent the auction of a ceremonial shield from a Native American community in New Mexico, saying the item was believed to have been stolen decades ago. Latest: Woman says Dr. Heimlich used namesake maneuver, 27 May 2016 21:53:54 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on Dr. Henry Heimlich, who's credited with developing the Heimlich maneuver, using it on a woman at his living center (all times local):'Shield' actor's words used against him in murder trial, 27 May 2016 21:50:04 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor who played a police officer on TV show "The Shield" is guilty of murder because of remarks he made about the killing to detectives, his brother-in-law and in text messages to his dead wife, a prosecutor told a jury Friday. Vives feels like a kid riding a bike with Shakira, 27 May 2016 23:04:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Vives hopes the video for "La bicicleta (The bicycle)" that he and Shakira shot recently in Colombia will reflect how much fun the pair had filming it. cancer survivor's wish to walk at graduation denied, 27 May 2016 21:13:18 GMTMESA, Ariz. (AP) — Some criticized a suburban Phoenix high school for not allowing a student diagnosed with cancer to walk with his graduating class after he worked to keep up with classes through treatment. Syria impedes humanitarian aid to besieged, 27 May 2016 21:48:48 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Deliberate interference, most notably by the Syrian government, continues to hinder the delivery of humanitarian aid to the more than half million people trapped in besieged areas by the country's nearly four-year-old civil war, a top United Nations Official said Friday. Latest: Texas elevates center's alert level after rains, 27 May 2016 21:42:44 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Plains and flooding in Texas following heavy rains (all times local): Latest: Hunt for abducted teen moves to California coast, 27 May 2016 22:51:58 GMTVALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a Northern California girl abducted at gunpoint (all times local): tells California 'there is no drought', 27 May 2016 22:17:59 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought."'s killings are latest blow to town rocked by mudslide, 27 May 2016 22:23:59 GMTOSO, Wash. (AP) — In a clearing 10 miles up a gravel logging road, freshly cut hemlock branches cover the root well of a wind-toppled fir. Atop the boughs, a bouquet of red, white and blue carnations left by detectives marks the grim discovery they made here: the shallow grave of a local couple shot to death six weeks ago, apparently in a feud with a former neighbor who remains at large. Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnesses, 27 May 2016 22:52:21 GMTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Drew Peterson's attorneys rested their case Friday in the former suburban Chicago police officer's murder-for-hire trial after calling three inmates who testified that the prosecution's key witness cannot be believed. orders troops in Syria to remove Kurdish insignia, 27 May 2016 21:36:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — American special operations troops were not authorized to wear the patches of Kurdish forces while advising them in Syria and have been told to remove them, the U.S. military spokesman in Baghdad said Friday, after Turkish leaders protested. police identify 4 of 30-plus men wanted in gang rape, 27 May 2016 23:15:40 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police said Friday that they have identified and are searching for four of the more than 30 men suspected in the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl, a case that has rocked Latin America's largest nation and highlighted its endemic problem of violence against women. Mediate opens 4-stroke lead in Senior PGA Championship, 27 May 2016 23:45:49 GMTBENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Rocco Mediate stretched his Senior PGA Championship lead to four strokes Friday at Harbor Shores, birdieing the final two holes for a 5-under 66. harrowing cave escape, operator considers safety, 27 May 2016 21:20:54 GMTHORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) — One day after 19 people trudged through neck-deep water in a harrowing escape from a flooded Kentucky cave, the operator of the spelunking attraction says he is analyzing the incident for any possible safety lessons. appeals Pennsylvania utility regulator's $11.4M fine, 27 May 2016 21:25:58 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Ride-hailing company Uber is asking state utility regulators to reconsider the record-setting $11.4 million fine they issued against it.' Phil Kessel fails to make USA World Cup roster cut, 27 May 2016 22:14:56 GMTTwo-time Olympic forward Phil Kessel failed to make the final cut for the United States' World Cup of Hockey roster Friday, a day after helping the Pittsburgh Penguins reach the Stanley Cup Final. blasts West on first trip to EU country this year, 27 May 2016 22:04:22 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly-expanded U.S. missile defense system as a threat to his country's security. reveal details of San Bernardino terror attack, 27 May 2016 23:12:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Autopsies released Friday of the 14 victims of the San Bernardino terror attack confirm that all died quickly after being shot at least twice but also reveal chilling details of the carnage. Alabama chief justice sues state judicial panel, 27 May 2016 21:12:52 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the state agency that leveled ethics charges against him, claiming the state law that led to his removal from the bench is unconstitutional. of Obama's speech at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, 27 May 2016 22:06:16 GMTText of President Barack Obama's remarks Friday at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park about the U.S. atomic bombing, the legacy of World War II and nuclear weapons, as delivered: priest says Colombia rebels free Spanish journalist, 27 May 2016 21:41:35 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Leftist rebels have freed a Spanish journalist who went missing in a lawless region of Colombia, ending a weeklong saga that recalled some of the most-volatile days of a long-running conflict that many in the country had thought were behind it.'s suspension reduced to 7 games, starts Friday, 27 May 2016 23:08:29 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor started serving his suspension Friday for punching Toronto's Jose Bautista after the penalty was reduced from eight to seven games. brass seek to mollify Guantanamo judge in 9/11 case, 27 May 2016 23:29:09 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Two top officials at the Pentagon issued a conciliatory response Friday to the military judge presiding over the Sept. 11 war crimes case at Guantanamo Bay who had faulted both men in a ruling last month for publicly criticizing a temporary ban he issued on the use of female guards to transport the defendants. Supreme Court: Legislature not fully funding schools, 27 May 2016 22:52:02 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday rejected some education funding changes enacted by the Legislature earlier this year and threatened to order the state's public schools closed if lawmakers don't act by June 30. Heimlich, 96, uses his maneuver to save choking woman, 27 May 2016 22:11:46 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center.