FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 May 2016 11:23:11 -07:00Microsoft, Facebook team up to build undersea Internet cable, 26 May 2016 17:59:07 GMTMicrosoft and Facebook are building a new underwater Internet cable that will cross the Atlantic Ocean, carrying customers' data between North America and Southern Europe. No direct order to use party chairman's firm, 26 May 2016 17:20:51 GMTOPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A Florida political consultant testified Thursday that he believed he had to subcontract Alabama Republican Party campaign printing work back to a printing company owned by the party's chairman, but also said he had no direct orders to send the business there. announces settlements amid civil trial over stabbing, 26 May 2016 17:14:16 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — The retailer Target announced Thursday amid a civil trial that it has settled several lawsuits stemming from the stabbing of a 16-year-old girl inside one of its stores. Latest: Venus Williams in 3rd Rd for 1st time in 6 years, 26 May 2016 16:59:52 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): subjects viewers to 2-day stream of app terms of use, 26 May 2016 17:57:19 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — A Norwegian consumers' group took inspiration from "slow television" to produce a marathon webcast of a team of readers going through the fine print of terms and conditions of downloadable apps. facts about Social Security benefits, 26 May 2016 17:20:28 GMTThe Social Security retirement age depends on the year in which you are born. Those who choose to claim benefits before reaching that age will receive less money each month. stocks dip after two-day climb; chemicals makers fall, 26 May 2016 17:09:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are inching lower Thursday afternoon after big gains over the last two days. Chemicals companies are down the most, while utilities and phone companies are rising as bond yields slip. Retailers including Dollar Tree and Costco, which have been pummeled in recent weeks, traded higher after strong earnings reports. hears arguments on US women's team strike rights, 26 May 2016 17:54:30 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago has heard arguments whether the world champion U.S. women's soccer team has the right to strike for improved conditions and wages before this year's Olympics. demotes Starr, fires coach amid sex assaults scandal, 26 May 2016 18:07:12 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor University demoted school President Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against players. Townspeople kidnap lawmakers to seek mayor's ouster, 26 May 2016 18:04:34 GMTSAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico (AP) — A group of indigenous Mexicans kidnapped two lawmakers in the southern state of Chiapas to force the ouster of their mayor. Latest: Police ID 4 victims of shooting at T.I. concert, 26 May 2016 17:49:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting inside a New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform (all times local): call for owners to claim cars left in 1974 Cyprus war, 26 May 2016 17:36:14 GMTEPISKOPI, Cyprus (AP) — It's last call for the owner to reclaim a late 1950s Dodge Coronet, shades of sky-blue paint still visible on its tailfins, that's been rusting on a British military base for over four decades. judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84, 26 May 2016 18:04:51 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The state judge who presided over the "Mississippi Burning" trial in 2005 has died. Supreme Court upholds death penalty abolishment, 26 May 2016 17:11:22 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday upheld its landmark ruling declaring the state's death penalty unconstitutional and abolishing capital punishment. drivers at Indy? Try Foyt and Mears amid debate, 26 May 2016 17:58:18 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — To win the Indianapolis 500, a driver must weather months of preparation then two stressful weeks of hype leading into "The Greatest Spectacle In Racing." When the race actually begins, every driver is tested on skill, talent, luck, strategy, endurance and perseverance. convicted of killing lawmaker's 2 sisters gets life term, 26 May 2016 17:45:02 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge has imposed a life sentence on a Pittsburgh man convicted of killing two of his next-door neighbors, the sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker. Latest: EDF staff join French labor protests, 26 May 2016 18:08:10 GMTLE HAVRE, France (AP) — The Latest on French labor dispute (all times local): halts internal Flint probes after prosecutors object, 26 May 2016 17:59:06 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday called for an end to civil and administrative investigations into how two state agencies contributed to Flint's lead-tainted drinking water crisis, after being warned they are hampering state and federal criminal probes. Latest: Tsonga erases 2-set deficit at French Open, 26 May 2016 16:52:30 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): Portland chief smelled of alcohol after shooting, 26 May 2016 17:40:59 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland police chief who was put on leave after revelations he may have lied about accidentally shooting a friend in the back during a hunting trip smelled of alcohol during an interview afterward, according to documents.'X-Men' packs a punch for Lawrence and McAvoy, 26 May 2016 18:06:32 GMTLONDON (AP) — It always hits the cast hard when they realize they're back on the set of "X-Men." Quite literally, they're going to get punched. not seen since CIA capture may appear at Guantanamo, 26 May 2016 18:09:33 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A Palestinian not seen publicly since his 2002 capture by the CIA launched a brutal interrogation program may soon make his first appearance in a U.S. courtroom. police fire tear gas at opposition demonstrators, 26 May 2016 17:24:50 GMTKINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Police in Congo's capital have fired tear gas to break up an opposition march, while one person died and dozens were injured in chaos surrounding similar marches around the country. Latest: Volunteers help in cleanup after Kansas tornado, 26 May 2016 16:55:29 GMTCHAPMAN, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a severe storm that hit the Great Plains including a large tornado in rural northern Kansas (all times local): student dead, 1 hospitalized after attack near school, 26 May 2016 18:05:26 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Attackers shot two students near a San Francisco Bay Area high school, killing one and sending another to a hospital in an incident that prompted the closing of the campus, authorities said Thursday.'s CEO says company is making changes customers want, 26 May 2016 17:16:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's, under intense pressure in a competitive industry, sought to reassure its shareholders Thursday that it is making changes to its food and service that customers want. Moyers turns down $35,000 speaking fee from Rutgers, 26 May 2016 17:02:19 GMTPISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — PBS journalist Bill Moyers is turning down a $35,000 fee that Rutgers University offered for speaking at part of its graduation ceremony. Latest: Navy says jet fighters on training mission, 26 May 2016 17:20:04 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the collision of two Navy fighter jets off the coast of North Carolina (all times local): conservatives scuttle spending bill over LGBT rights, 26 May 2016 17:50:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives angered by the inclusion of LGBT protections in an otherwise routine spending bill scuttled the measure Thursday in a stark display of the potency of a civil rights issue suddenly prominent in the presidential race and responsible for a legal standoff between the Obama administration and several states. Pair plotted to steal slain ex-coal exec's SUV, 26 May 2016 16:55:37 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two suspects in the fatal shooting of a former coal chief executive in southern West Virginia were planning to steal his vehicle, a prosecutor said Thursday. Latest: Italy rescues 4,000 migrants at sea in 1 day, 26 May 2016 16:54:20 GMTROME (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 2 fighter jets collide off NC coast; 4 hospitalized, 26 May 2016 17:31:45 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two Navy jet fighters collided off the coast of North Carolina during a routine training mission on Thursday, sending four people to the hospital, officials said. Latest: NYC police boss calls rappers 'basically thugs', 26 May 2016 17:08:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting inside a New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform (all times local): arrest made in 2-year-old's shooting in Detroit, 26 May 2016 18:14:32 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Police say they've made a key arrest in the shooting of a 2-year-old Detroit girl. man seeks freedom in Gangster Disciples case, 26 May 2016 18:05:34 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for a man named in a nationwide probe of Gangster Disciples gang members tried to get him released to await trial at his home in Madison, Wisconsin, where he contributes to the arts and music scenes. But a federal magistrate declined, citing the allegation that he was involved in a carjacking in Georgia. Update: The latest count in the Democratic race, 26 May 2016 18:07:40 GMTIt takes 2,383 delegates to win the Democratic nomination for president. Here is where the race for those delegates stands, based on an Associated Press count: defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit, 26 May 2016 17:27:51 GMTSHIMA, Japan (AP) — On the eve of his historic trip to Hiroshima, President Barack Obama is defending the vigor of his efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons. He says he will use his visit to the Japanese memorial site on Friday to underscore "the sense of urgency that we all should have." attorney general inadvertently reveals run for governor, 26 May 2016 18:07:45 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mike DeWine, the state attorney general and a former U.S. senator, confirmed Thursday what political prognosticators have reported for months: He's running for governor. prosecutors: Leak in Chinese student's slaying, 26 May 2016 17:01:02 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors investigating the slaying of a Chinese student whose body was found earlier this month in an eastern town say they are looking into a possible leak. worries about declining precision weapons stocks for wars, 26 May 2016 17:16:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of U.S. Air Forces in the Middle East says he's concerned about running low on precision-guided weapons needed for the war against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. identifies 2 planes that collided off North Carolina coast as Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets, 26 May 2016 17:04:22 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Navy identifies 2 planes that collided off North Carolina coast as Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets. Latest: Sanders still behind after Kentucky recanvas, 26 May 2016 17:20:12 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the recanvas of Kentucky's Democratic presidential primary votes (all times local): remains after arrest in killing of Florida professor, 26 May 2016 17:16:48 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After an investigation spanning nearly two years, a South Florida man has been arrested in the killing of a well-known Florida State University professor. tornado a rarity, even where tornadoes are common, 26 May 2016 17:51:16 GMTA tornado that raked the northern Kansas landscape for about 90 minutes was impressive both for its classic "wedge" shape and its sheer endurance — staying on the ground about 10 times longer than the typical twister. state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rights, 26 May 2016 17:19:33 GMTLegislation has been proposed in states across the country addressing the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, including some proposals that critics say would legalize discrimination. Many of the proposals would protect clergy, businesses and those who decline to employ or serve people based on religious beliefs. Eleven states — Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, Arizona, Louisiana, Utah, Georgia and Texas — announced a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. Here's a look at legislation around the country: on top: He reaches magic number to clinch nomination, 26 May 2016 17:13:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president Thursday, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and set the stage for a bitter fall campaign. New Jersey can't give $11M to religious schools, 26 May 2016 17:24:33 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey cannot give $11 million in grants to two religious schools, including one of the largest ultra-Orthodox yeshivas in the world, an appeals court ruled Thursday. to fire football coach Briles, re-assign president, 26 May 2016 18:03:09 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor University demoted school President Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against players. to deliver energy policy speech in North Dakota, 26 May 2016 17:13:12 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will deliver his first policy speech on energy on Thursday, hours after locking up enough delegates to secure the GOP nomination. Latest: Baylor condemns own handling of assault cases, 26 May 2016 17:19:53 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Baylor replacing its football coach and president as part of its response to a report examining how the university handled sexual assault complaints (all times local):