FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 May 2015 07:09:48 -0700Oops: Israeli Burning Man festival torches ancient remains (AP) — The Israeli Antiquities Authority says revelers at a Burning Man festival famous for its pyrotechnic spectacles have accidentally torched some remnants of prehistoric man.iGeneral newsOdditiesFairs and festivalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleIsraelMiddle East, 28 May 2015 13:00:00 GMTFinnish navy: Underwater intruder possible foreign submarine (AP) — Finnish military officials say that an "underwater object" the navy chased last month in territorial waters and dropped several depth charges could have been a foreign submarine.iGeneral newsHelsinkiFinlandWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 12:59:07 GMTGermany shelves investigation of man in wartime massacre (AP) — German prosecutors say they've shelved their investigation of a 93-year-old former SS officer suspected of being part of a wartime massacre of civilians in Italy because he's no longer fit to stand trial.iGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeNazismLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsGermanyHamburgItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 13:37:12 GMTDavid Oyelowo creates a tortured soul in HBO's 'Nightingale' ANGELES (AP) — HBO's "Nightingale" is a small film with an indelibly big performance by David Oyelowo, who plays an emotionally damaged man losing himself further after a spasm of off-camera violence.By LYNN ELBEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentMoviesRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansSocial issuesSocial affairsCaliforniaHollywoodUnited StatesNorth AmericaLos Angeles, 28 May 2015 12:27:33 GMTWoman convicted of sex on beach sentenced to time served, Fla. (AP) — A woman who was convicted of having sex on a Florida beach will not spend any more time in jail.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderBradentonFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 12:31:13 GMTApplications for US unemployment aid rise, yet low total suggests healthy job market (AP) — Applications for US unemployment aid rise, yet low total suggests healthy job market.wBusinessGeneral news, 28 May 2015 12:30:20 GMTFormer FIFA member Blazer's plea seems key to investigation YORK (AP) — Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer appears to have provided key information that has been central to the Justice Department's soccer corruption investigation, linking other officials in the Americas to a series of schemes.By RONALD BLUMaGeneral newsSportsRacketeeringFraud and false statementsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCriminal investigationsMoney launderingFIFA World CupConspiracyLegal proceedingsSports governanceCorruption in sportsMen's soccerInternational soccerProfessional soccerCrimeSoccerLaw and orderEventsMen's sportsTrinidad and TobagoUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 28 May 2015 13:32:15 GMTThe Latest: Williams steadies the ship at French Open (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisAthlete injuriesTennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsEventsAthlete healthFranceJapanGermanyWestern EuropeEuropeEast AsiaAsia, 28 May 2015 13:28:36 GMTElephant numbers plunge in Mozambique because of poachers (AP) — Poachers slaughtering elephants in Mozambique cut their population almost in half from 2009 to last year, but in Uganda, elephant numbers are increasing as a result of anti-poaching measures, according to aerial surveys.By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsScienceAnimal poaching and smugglingWildlifeElephantsNatural resource managementCrimeEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEnvironmental conservation and preservationMammalsAnimalsSouth AfricaMozambiqueAfricaUgandaEast AfricaSouthern Africa, 28 May 2015 13:43:03 GMTSouth Africa's 2010 WCup bid implicated in corruption probe, South Africa (AP) — When South Africa won the right to host Africa's first World Cup, it was seen as a heartwarming reward for Nelson Mandela and a country that had shaken off decades of apartheid.By GERALD IMRAYiGeneral newsSports2010 FIFA World CupFIFA World Cup2006 FIFA World Cup2022 FIFA World Cup2018 FIFA World CupSports governanceBribery, graft and conflicts of interestMen's soccerIndictmentsInternational soccerCorruption in sportsProfessional soccerSoccerEventsCrimeMen's sportsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsSouth AfricaAfricaMoroccoUnited StatesSouthern AfricaNorth AfricaNorth America, 28 May 2015 12:58:46 GMTFormer FIFA presidential candidate says Platini asked Blatter to resign, and Blatter refused (AP) — Former FIFA presidential candidate says Platini asked Blatter to resign, and Blatter refused.iGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerInternational soccerMen's sportsSoccer, 28 May 2015 12:44:13 GMTHundreds of SATs from Virginia high school go missing, Va. (AP) — Parents say hundreds of SAT tests taken by Virginia students at a high school were lost in the mail, leaving students in a bind.aOdditiesPrimary and secondary educationStudent testingEducationSocial affairsVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 13:27:22 GMTElectrical problem temporarily closes Washington Monument (AP) — The National Park Service says an electrical problem is temporarily closing the Washington Monument.wGeneral newsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 13:48:08 GMTUS jobless aid applications rose last week; total still low (AP) — More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, though the overall level remains low and points to a healthy job market.By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsLabor economyEconomic outlookEconomyUnemployment insuranceHome salesGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsLeading economic indicatorsReal estateLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairs, 28 May 2015 12:57:52 GMTJ&J accepts offer from Cardinal Health for Cordis unit YORK (AP) — Health care giant Johnson & Johnson has formally accepted a $1.94 billion offer to sell its Cordis heart devices unit to Cardinal Health.fBusinessUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 12:49:48 GMT9-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal reaches 3rd round (AP) — Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal of Spain eased into the third round of the French Open with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 win against countryman Nicolas Almagro on Thursday.By JEROME PUGMIREsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisAthlete injuriesMen's sportsTennisWomen's sportsEventsAthlete healthFranceGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 13:48:12 GMTWife, husband say they hit back-to-back holes-in-one LEDGE, Mich. (AP) — A wife and husband from Michigan say they both got a hole-in-one in consecutive shots at the same hole.aGeneral newsOdditiesSportsGolfMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 13:03:44 GMTSuit filed in Ferguson police killing moves to federal court LOUIS (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Brown's parents is moving to federal court.aGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriPoliceLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEventsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 12:50:09 GMTNorway oil fund to slash coal investments (AP) — Norway has made a big move toward dropping investments in coal companies by its massive $900 billion sovereign wealth fund because of their impact on climate change.By KARL RITTERiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesNorwayWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 12:43:25 GMTSwollen rivers cause Texas cities to worry about flooding (AP) — While the barrage of deadly thunderstorms that hit Texas has tapered, many cities remain in danger, and officials have warned about the possibility of more flooding from rain-swollen rivers as the week goes on.By JUAN A. LOZANO and SETH ROBBINSaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersStormsEvacuationsTexasSan MarcosHoustonColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 13:27:08 GMTConnecticut theater's future in doubt amid noise complaints, Conn. (AP) — Noise complaints have put the future of a major Connecticut music venue in jeopardy.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 12:53:38 GMTPutin accuses US of meddling into FIFA affairs (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in FIFA's affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country.By NATALIYA VASILYEVAiGeneral newsSports2018 FIFA World CupFIFA World CupMen's soccerInternational soccerProfessional soccerSoccerEventsNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsMen's sportsRussiaZurichUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeSwitzerlandWestern EuropeNorth America, 28 May 2015 12:48:05 GMT2022 World Cup host Qatar stays silent on FIFA probes, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar is keeping quiet about the American and Swiss raids that have rocked FIFA and thrown another unwelcome spotlight on the tiny Gulf nation's hosting of the 2022 World Cup.By ADAM SCHRECKiGeneral newsSports2022 FIFA World CupFIFA World CupMen's soccerInternational soccerProfessional soccerSports governanceSoccerEventsMen's sportsDubaiQatarRussiaUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle EastEastern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 13:44:10 GMTFrench, Spanish police detain 1 in anti-Basque raid on villa, France (AP) — French and Spanish police detained two people and found weapons and explosives in a raid Thursday on a villa in southwest France targeting Basque separatist group ETA, Spanish authorities said.iGeneral newsArrestsWar and unrestLaw and orderCrimeSpainFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 13:02:20 GMTEU border agency rescue effort moved closer to Libya (AP) — The European Union's border agency said Thursday its ships are working closer to conflict-torn Libya than ever but will enter those potentially dangerous territorial waters only to rescue migrants in trouble.By LORNE COOKiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsEuropeLibyaNorth AfricaAfrica, 28 May 2015 13:36:06 GMTEnglish resort sees crime fall after mankini clampdown (AP) — It was one small ban for mankinis, one giant step for an English seaside resort town.iGeneral newsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 13:27:36 GMTTwice-caught fugitive's clean life led to decades of freedom, Ohio (AP) — Records show an escaped Ohio prisoner recently found in Florida was caught decades ago in West Virginia but had built such a good life with his stolen freedom that the governor concluded he'd been rehabilitated as a fugitive.By KANTELE FRANKOaGeneral newsFugitivesLaw and orderCrimeOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 13:17:08 GMTDump truck carrying children crashes in Indonesia, 17 killed, Indonesia (AP) — A dump truck carrying children of plantation workers to school Thursday morning plunged into a ditch in western Indonesia, killing 17 of them, police said.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersIndonesiaSumatraSoutheast AsiaAsia, 28 May 2015 12:57:00 GMTTheater shooting prosecutors build case that Holmes was sane, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors are methodically building a case that James Holmes knew right from wrong when he planned and carried out the deadly Colorado theater shooting, hoping to convince jurors that he should be convicted and executed and not sent to a mental hospital.By DAN ELLIOTTaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 13:41:13 GMTUEFA president Platini says majority of Europeans will vote for Prince Ali for FIFA president (AP) — UEFA president Platini says majority of Europeans will vote for Prince Ali for FIFA president.sGeneral newsSportsProfessional soccerMen's soccerInternational soccerSports governanceSoccerMen's sports, 28 May 2015 12:57:18 GMTTop finance officials debate what's needed for global growth, Germany (AP) — Officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies convened some of the world's best-known economists for a brainstorming session on how to keep the global upswing going.iBusinessGeneral newsGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 13:35:15 GMTAfter suicide, Israel lawmakers discuss online shaming (AP) — Israeli lawmakers are looking to take steps to prevent online defamation after an Israeli public servant killed himself over an accusatory Facebook post.iGeneral newsSocial mediaAfrican-AmericansGovernment and politicsOnline mediaMediaHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityIsraelMiddle East, 28 May 2015 12:57:39 GMTWin or not, Tony-nominee Brian d'Arcy James feels victorious YORK (AP) — Brian d'Arcy James throws some serious shade at William Shakespeare in the Tony-nominated musical "Something Rotten." And it has paid off, nicely.By JOHN CARUCCIeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentTony AwardsCelebrityEventsPerforming artsAward shows, 28 May 2015 12:54:27 GMTFormer NY GOP governor Pataki will run for president in 2016, N.H. (AP) — Former New York Gov. George Pataki is the latest Republican to get into the race for president.By HOLLY RAMERpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsNational electionsElectionsNew HampshireNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 12:58:51 GMTJudge dismisses case from Ohio pair trying to keep pet bear, Ohio (AP) — A judge has dismissed a civil case by a northeast Ohio couple who want to keep their toothless, 41-year-old black bear despite not getting a required state permit.aGeneral newsOdditiesLegal proceedingsBearsLaw and orderMammalsAnimalsMedinaOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 13:29:03 GMTFrench, US biochemists win top Spanish prize for science (AP) — Biochemists Emmanuelle Charpentier from France and Jennifer Doudna from the United States have been awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias scientific research award for their work in biotechnology.iHealthScienceSpainWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 12:25:00 GMTThai protest leaders get jail term for anti-government rally (AP) — Six prominent protest leaders in Thailand were sentenced to two years in prison Thursday for storming the prime minister's office compound during massive anti-government rallies in 2008 in part of the political turmoil that has plagued the country in the past decade.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsLegal proceedingsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsia, 28 May 2015 13:37:17 GMTEU extends Syria sanctions by 1 year over rights abuses (AP) — The European Union is extending sanctions against Syrian President Bashar Assad and his closest allies for another year, citing continued repression and human rights abuses.iGeneral newsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyInternational tradeEnergy industryIndustriesSyriaEuropeMiddle East, 28 May 2015 13:04:00 GMTThe Latest: Williams in trouble at French Open (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisAthlete injuriesTennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsAthlete healthFranceJapanGermanyWestern EuropeEuropeEast AsiaAsia, 28 May 2015 12:47:50 GMTEssentials: Pensacola, Florida, offers summer beach fun, Fla. (AP) — While summer is the traditional slow season for tourist resorts in hot and muggy South Florida, it is peak season 600 miles (965 kilometers) northwest in the beach towns of Florida's Panhandle. From St. George Island in the east to Pensacola Beach in the west, there is plenty to explore in this sometimes-overlooked region.By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIELtTravelLifestyleCoastlines and beachesMilitary facilitiesEnvironment and natureAccommodationsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsLeisure travelPensacolaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 13:41:28 GMT5th seed Wozniacki out of French Open; Nishikori advances (AP) — Fifth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark was knocked out of the French Open on Thursday after losing her second round match to Germany's Julia Goerges in straight sets.By JEROME PUGMIREsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisAthlete injuriesWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsEventsAthlete healthFranceGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 13:16:05 GMTThe Latest: Schiavone wins 2nd-round marathon at French Open (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisAthlete injuriesTennisWomen's track and fieldMen's sportsWomen's sportsTrack and fieldMarathonsEventsAthlete healthMen's track and fieldFranceJapanGermanyWestern EuropeEuropeEast AsiaAsia, 28 May 2015 13:16:24 GMTCyprus leaders look to open 2 more crossings across divide, Cyprus (AP) — The leaders of Cyprus' rival Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities on Thursday agreed to open two more crossing points across the island's north-south divide as reunification negotiations ramped up.By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISiGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsTurkeyCyprusEuropeGreeceMiddle EastWestern Europe, 28 May 2015 13:30:04 GMTTHE LATEST: UEFA backs off FIFA presidential vote boycott (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:iBusinessGeneral newsSportsRacketeeringFIFA World CupCriminal investigationsMen's soccerProfessional soccerSports governanceInternational soccer2018 FIFA World Cup2022 FIFA World CupSports sponsorshipCorruption in sportsPolitical resignationsPolitical corruptionJudicial electionsFraud and false statementsArrestsElectionsCrimeLegislatureInternational relationsBoycottsEventsNational electionsGovernment and politicsLaw and orderMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessMen's sportsSoccerPolitical issuesJudiciaryPolitical and civil unrestUnited KingdomZurichSwitzerlandUnited StatesRussiaEuropeNorth AmericaQatarWestern EuropeEastern EuropeMiddle East, 28 May 2015 12:55:01 GMTWatchdog says 90 percent of global stockpile destroyed HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize-winning chemical weapons watchdog has hailed a milestone in its mission to rid the world of poison gas and nerve agents, saying 90 percent of stocks declared by its members worldwide has now been destroyed.iGeneral newsChemical weaponsWeapons of mass destruction, 28 May 2015 12:45:57 GMTVillage cites resident for having beehives without a permit, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man is battling his village after he was issued citations for having beehives on his property.aGeneral newsOdditiesNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 13:42:18 GMTThe Latest on flooding: Brazos River rises above flood level a.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsStormsDisaster planning and responseEvacuationsAccidents and disastersTexasHoustonOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 13:36:31 GMTRory blown away on home turf, risks early exit at Irish Open, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rory McIlroy can't seem to perform in front of a home crowd.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsNorthern IrelandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 12:34:06 GMTVisa becomes first FIFA sponsor to warn it could jump ship (AP) — Worried that their reputations will be tarnished by their links to FIFA, major sponsors are demanding that soccer's global governing body clean up its act, with Visa even warning it is prepared to jump ship.By PAN PYLASiBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports sponsorshipFIFA World CupSports governance2022 FIFA World Cup2014 FIFA World CupCorruption in sportsInternational soccerCorporate sponsorshipMen's soccerSoccerSports businessEventsCorporate newsMen's sportsBrazilUnited KingdomUnited StatesQatarSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaMiddle East, 28 May 2015 12:30:44 GMTGreece aims to get bailout deal by Sunday but creditors wary, Greece (AP) — Greece says it aims to clinch a deal with its creditors by Sunday, a development that would allow it to receive the desperately needed final installment of its international bailout plan and avoid a default.By ELENA BECATOROSiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsFinancial servicesIndustriesGreeceAthensEuropeWestern Europe, 28 May 2015 13:30:19 GMT