FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 May 2015 01:22:15 -0700North Korean ex-POWs hope to return home before they die, South Korea (AP) — After the Korean War ended in 1953, Kim Myeong Bok and 75 other North Korean prisoners of war detained in South Korea opted to live abroad rather than risk hostile welcomes in either half of their homeland. Now he wants to come home, though he may find little more than rejection and suspicion.By HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsPrisoners of warDocumentariesMoviesWar and unrestEntertainmentArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaSeoulNorth KoreaBrazilIndiaEast AsiaUnited StatesArgentinaAsiaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AsiaNorth America, 30 May 2015 07:14:32 GMT15 wounded in 2 explosions in restive southern Philippines, Philippines (AP) — At least 15 people have been wounded in two separate blasts that hit a police camp in a restive southern Philippine province where Muslim militants operate, police said Saturday.iGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 30 May 2015 07:04:09 GMTNorris' grand slam lifts Padres to 6-2 win vs Pirates DIEGO (AP) — Derek Norris hit a grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the San Diego Padres to a 6-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night, snapping the Pirates' season-high seven-game winning streak.By BERNIE WILSONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:39:48 GMTProtesters gather at Phoenix mosque under close police watch (AP) — About 500 protesters gathered outside a Phoenix mosque on Friday as police kept two groups sparring about Islam on separate sides of the street.By RYAN VAN VELZERaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 07:37:00 GMTMcCain: US should allow sale of defensive weapons to Vietnam (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain says America needs to provide Vietnam with more defensive weapons, as tensions in the Asia Pacific region heighten over China's expanding land reclamation projects in the South China Sea.By LOLITA C. BALDORiGovernment and politicsVietnamSoutheast AsiaUnited StatesChinaAsiaNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 30 May 2015 07:52:27 GMTAP Sportlight — Detroit first baseman Johnny Neun records an unassisted triple play in the ninth inning to end the 1-0 win over the Cleveland Indians. Neun grabs a Homer Summa line drive, tags Charlie Jamieson at first and outruns Glenn Myatt to tag second.sFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisMen's tennisWomen's tennisWomen's golfMen's golfWomen's sportsWomen's boxingMen's boxingMen's sportsSoftballStanley Cup FinalsLPGA ChampionshipsPGA ChampionshipsStanley Cup PlayoffsNBA PlayoffsNBA FinalsBoxingGolfRecord setting eventsCorruption in sportsBelmont StakesCollege basketballCollege sportsMen's basketballCollege baseballNHRAKentucky DerbyProfessional baseballPreakness StakesCollege footballSportsEventsProfessional basketballBasketballProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyGeneral newsBaseballAutomobile racingFootballProfessional footballThoroughbred racingHorse racingProfessional soccerSoccerMen's soccerCaliforniaNew YorkUnited StatesOhioPennsylvaniaDetroitIllinoisMichiganPhiladelphiaSpainColoradoChicagoSan FranciscoPittsburghSan DiegoTampaClevelandFloridaRussiaOsloEdmontonNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeNorwayAlbertaCanada, 30 May 2015 04:00:59 GMTLatest on flooding: Obama signs Texas disaster declaration p.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsDisaster planning and responseWeatherFloodsStormsSearch and rescue effortsNatural disastersTrafficAccidents and disastersEvacuationsState governmentsMissing personsMunicipal governmentsTransportationCrimeGovernment and politicsAccidentsLocal governmentsTexasOklahomaArkansasUnited StatesSan MarcosKansasDallasHoustonAustinFort WorthHaysColorado RiverLittle RockNorth America, 30 May 2015 04:43:30 GMTSoto's double helps White Sox over Astros 6-3 in 11 innings (AP) — Geovany Soto hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the 11th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 6-3 on Friday night.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 04:39:28 GMTChild sex abuse claims shake UN as revelations continue NATIONS (AP) — The boys said they approached the French soldiers because they were hungry. Some were so young that they didn't quite understand the acts the soldiers demanded in return. One boy, 8 or 9 years old, said he did it several times to the same soldier, "until one day an older kid saw him and told him what he was doing was bad."By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesNon-governmental organizationsCrimes against childrenCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsViolent crimeFranceCentral African RepublicBanguiWestern EuropeEuropeCentral AfricaAfrica, 30 May 2015 04:47:24 GMTPutin getting left out of G-7 meeting, but not much else (AP) — When President Barack Obama and other world leaders gather in Germany next week, Russia's Vladimir Putin will be left off the guest list, part of his punishment for more than a year of alleged Kremlin-supported aggression in Ukraine.By JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsSummitsInternational relationsNational governmentsGeneral newsForeign policyGovernment policyCrimeaRussiaMoscowUkraineKievUnited StatesGermanyEuropeEastern EuropeNorth AmericaWestern Europe, 30 May 2015 07:13:28 GMTCorrection: 10 Things to Know-Friday story a story May 28 about former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert being indicted, The Associated Press misidentified his party affiliation. He is a Republican, not a Democrat.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsNazismGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 03:25:58 GMTLightning strike: Tampa Bay beats Rangers, will play for Cup YORK (AP) — The only history the Tampa Bay Lightning were interested in was what they would create.By BARRY WILNERsSportsAthlete injuries1994-95 Major League Baseball strikeMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyEventsStrikesGeneral newsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:07:55 GMTLEADING OFF: Lincecum looks to keep up strong start look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete health, 30 May 2015 07:34:11 GMTVolunteers search for missing after Central Texas flood, Texas (AP) — A handful of volunteers trudged along the muddy and brush-filled banks of the Blanco River in Central Texas, searching for a group of people still missing days after the vacation house where they were staying was swept away in a massive flood.By SETH ROBBINSaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherSearch and rescue effortsFloodsMissing personsAccidents and disastersStormsVolunteerismEvacuationsSocial affairsTexasHoustonCorpus ChristiColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 06:07:57 GMTToday in History is Saturday, May 30, the 150th day of 2015. There are 215 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaInternational agreementsIndianapolis 500International relationsGovernment and politicsEventsIndyCarAutomobile racingSportsUnited KingdomFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 30 May 2015 04:00:11 GMTWhite House Brief: Things to know about Martin O'Malley (AP) — Here's a snapshot of things to know about former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who's expected to open a 2016 campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination Saturday in Baltimore:By BRIAN WITTEpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical endorsements2016 United States Presidential ElectionCampaignsPrimary electionsState governmentsElectionsNational electionsLocal electionsMarylandBaltimoreUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 07:29:05 GMTPakistan launches hunt for bus hijackers who killed 19, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces launched a major operation before dawn Saturday to hunt down gunmen who hijacked two buses and killed at least 19 passengers in the country's southwest, officials said.By ABDUL SATTARiGeneral newsWar and unrestTransportationBombingsHijackingNationalismTerrorismCrimeGovernment and politicsPakistanSouth AsiaAsia, 30 May 2015 05:30:53 GMTO'Malley readying presidential announcement in Baltimore (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is ready to enter the Democratic presidential campaign, mounting a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the party's nomination in 2016.By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionCampaignsMunicipal governmentsNational electionsElectionsLocal governmentsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 07:26:08 GMTBlatter says he will forgive but won't forget UEFA rebellion (AP) — Sepp Blatter says he will not forget attempts by European soccer leaders to stop him being re-elected as FIFA president and warned that UEFA cannot live without soccer's global governing body.By ROB HARRISiGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerInternational soccerSports governanceSoccerMen's sportsEurope, 30 May 2015 08:14:48 GMTHastert rose to speakership among the scandals of others (AP) — Dennis Hastert's career as House speaker both arose and ended amid the sex-related scandals of others.By ANDREW TAYLORwGovernment and politicsPolitical corruptionPolitical resignationsSchool athleticsLegislaturePolitical scandalsHigh school sportsImpeachmentsPolitical issuesEducationSocial affairsSportsIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 07:18:08 GMTNevada man not guilty in killing of unarmed trespasser, Nev. (AP) — Accused of murder for confronting two unarmed trespassers with a deadly barrage of gunfire, Wayne Burgarello walked out of a Nevada courthouse a free man after the jury found him not guilty of all charges in the latest of a series of cases nationally testing the boundaries of stand-your-ground self-defense laws.By SCOTT SONNERaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeState legislatureLaw and orderLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsNevadaRenoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 07:07:50 GMTQuotations in the News"Justice was not served today. Cody Devine did not deserve to die for being in the wrong place at the wrong time." — The Rev. Howard Dotson after Wayne Burgarello was acquitted of murder in Nevada in the latest case nationally testing the boundaries of stand-your-ground self-defense laws.By The Associated PressaGeneral news, 30 May 2015 08:08:30 GMTB.B. King funeral to take place Saturday in Mississippi, Miss. (AP) — Blues pioneer B.B. King is being remembered in the Mississippi Delta as a man whose talent was equaled by his generous spirit.By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentFunerals and memorial servicesObituariesCelebrityMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 06:17:40 GMTLatest on flooding: More rain in the forecast for Texas a.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsStormsAccidents and disastersTexasHoustonColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 06:09:19 GMTAhmed hits tiebreaking HR in 8th as Dbacks beat Brewers 7-5 (AP) — Nick Ahmed hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the eighth inning to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.By RICH ROVITOsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsWisconsinMilwaukeeArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 03:57:20 GMTPujols, Santiago power LA Angels past slumping Tigers, 2-0, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols had his 530th career homer among three hits, and Hector Santiago pitched three-hit ball into the eighth inning of the Los Angeles Angels' 2-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsDetroitCaliforniaMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:05:12 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news shows (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:wGovernment and politicsTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 30 May 2015 07:04:08 GMTAP source: Hastert paid to keep old sex abuse claims secret (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said.By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsIndictmentsSchool athleticsHigh school sportsCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderEducationSocial affairsSportsViolent crimeChicagoIllinoisCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 06:13:53 GMTLightning strike: Tampa Bay heads to Cup finals YORK (AP) — One thing to count on when the Tampa Bay Lightning play for the Stanley Cup: They won't be intimidated by anything.By BARRY WILNERaGeneral newsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 07:32:05 GMTPosey's 2-run HR, 3 RBIs power Giants past Braves, 4-2 FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey hit a two-run homer in the first inning and drove in three, Tim Hudson pitched seven strong innings and the San Francisco Giants won their fifth straight, beating the Atlanta Braves 4-2 Friday night.By RICK EYMERsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:07:36 GMTGray goes 8 in A's 6-2 win over Yankees, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray pitched eight innings for his sixth win of the season, Stephen Vogt drove in two runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 6-2 on Friday night.By MICHAEL WAGAMANsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsOaklandNew York CityNew YorkStocktonCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:09:42 GMTMan not guilty of murder in killing of unarmed trespasser, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man who was accused of murder after confronting two unarmed trespassers with a deadly barrage of gunfire at a vacant duplex he owns was found not guilty Friday of all charges in the latest case to test the boundaries of stand-your-ground self-defense laws.By SCOTT SONNERaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeState legislatureLaw and orderLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsNevadaRenoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:30:54 GMTSusalla goes 4 for 4, leads Michigan past UCLA CITY (AP) — Kelsey Susalla went 4 for 4 and drove in three runs to help Michigan beat UCLA 10-4 on Friday night in the Women's College World Series.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsSoftballWomen's sportsMichiganOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:26:47 GMTTurkey seizes bank associated with US-based Muslim cleric, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's banking regulator says a state fund has seized a bank associated with a movement led by the U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, which authorities have accused of attempting to destabilize the government.iBusinessGeneral newsIslamReligionSocial affairsTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 30 May 2015 06:55:24 GMTThis Date In Baseball — Joseph Benz of the White Sox pitched a no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians for a 6-1 victory.By The Associated PresssSports transactionsAthlete injuriesBaseballDopingProfessional baseballCollege baseballRecord setting eventsCollege sportsSportsSports businessMen's sportsAthlete healthGeneral newsProfessional footballFootballTexasIllinoisPhiladelphiaNew York CityMissouriSt. LouisMichiganLos AngelesPittsburghClevelandCaliforniaOaklandCincinnatiSan FranciscoBrooklynKansas CityFloridaSeattleTampaHoustonColoradoWashingtonArizonaAlabamaTorontoMontrealUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaNew YorkOhioOntarioCanadaQuebec, 30 May 2015 04:00:59 GMTFederal agencies defend response to California oil spill ANGELES (AP) — On the afternoon of the largest coastal oil spill in California in 25 years, graduate student Natalie Phares quickly organized a volunteer bucket brigade to clean a beach north of Santa Barbara.By MICHAEL R. BLOOD and ALICIA CHANGaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsScienceSmall businessCoastlines and beachesDisaster planning and responseEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAccidentsAccidents and disastersEnergy industryIndustriesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 03:39:29 GMTPentagon chief criticizes Beijing's South China Sea moves (AP) — China's land reclamation in the South China Sea is out of step with international rules, and turning underwater land into airfields won't expand its sovereignty, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told an international security conference Saturday, stepping up America's condemnation of the communist giant as Beijing officials sat in the audience.By LOLITA C. BALDOR and MATTHEW PENNINGTONiGovernment and politicsTerritorial disputesEnvironmental conservation and preservationMilitary and defenseWar and unrestGeneral newsNatural resource managementEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLand environmentIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessChinaBeijingSouth China SeaUnited StatesSingaporeSoutheast AsiaEast China SeaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 30 May 2015 04:33:14 GMTWalker, Smith lead Mariners to 2-1 win over Indians (AP) — Taijuan Walker allowed two hits over eight strong innings, Seth Smith hit a two-run homer, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Cleveland Indians 2-1 Friday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSeattleTacomaWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 04:52:50 GMTSharpton tells Cleveland to stay peaceful, keep fighting (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton told a packed Cleveland church that they must stay peaceful as they continue their fight for justice in the wake of police shootings.aGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 03:38:55 GMTBuehrle, Blue Jays rally past Twins 6-4 on Colabello homer (AP) — Chris Colabello hit two-run tiebreaking homer in the ninth inning against former teammate Glen Perkins, giving Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays a 6-4 victory over the Twins on a soggy Friday night, stopping Minnesota's five-game winning streak.By DAVE CAMPBELLsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 30 May 2015 03:45:44 GMTCoast Guard: There were boots on the ground after oil spill ANGELES (AP) — The leader overseeing a massive oil cleanup along the California coast defended the initial response, saying there were boots on the ground after the spill that stained popular beaches.By MICHAEL R. BLOOD and ALICIA CHANGaBusinessGeneral newsScienceSmall businessCoastlines and beachesGovernment and politicsEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentAccidentsAccidents and disastersEnergy industryIndustriesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 07:05:38 GMT4 more bodies found after Texas flooding (AP) — Authorities said Friday they reclaimed four more bodies from Texas waters, adding to the growing death toll inflicted by record-setting storms that continue to submerge highways and flood homes.By ALLEN REEDaGeneral newsTravelWeather forecastsLifestyleWeatherFloodsSearch and rescue effortsStormsMissing personsAccidents and disastersMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsTexasDallasHoustonGulf of MexicoColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:16:46 GMTPashtuns refuse to bury dead from Pakistan bus hijackings, Pakistan (AP) — Hundreds of Pakistani Pashtuns protested Saturday after deadly bus hijackings that killed 19 people, saying they refused to bury their dead until the government guaranteed their protection.By ABDUL SATTARiGeneral newsHijackingCrimePakistanSouth AsiaAsia, 30 May 2015 07:42:07 GMTUS, Iran accelerate nuclear talks a month before deadline (AP) — A month out from a nuclear deal deadline, the top U.S. and Iranian diplomats are gathering in Geneva this weekend, hoping to bridge differences over how quickly to ease economic sanctions on Tehran and how significantly the Iranians must open up military facilities to international inspections.By BRADLEY KLAPPERiGovernment and politicsNuclear weaponsInternational relationsWeapons of mass destructionGeneral newsForeign policyGovernment policyIranUnited StatesGenevaMiddle EastSwitzerlandNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 30 May 2015 07:22:38 GMTGravely ill Russian opposition figure won't be sent abroad (AP) — A prominent Russian opposition figure who is being treated at a Moscow hospital for a sudden, mysterious illness won't be taken abroad for care.iGeneral newsPoisoningWar and unrestDiseases and conditionsHealthIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 30 May 2015 07:01:19 GMTWisconsin jury convicts 'Saved by the Bell' actor Dustin Diamond of misdemeanors in stabbing WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin jury convicts 'Saved by the Bell' actor Dustin Diamond of misdemeanors in stabbing.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 03:37:27 GMTRangers come up a game short of playoff for The Cup again YORK (AP) — After losing the Stanley Cup final to the Los Angeles Kings last season, the New York Rangers came into the season with a simple motto: "Change the finish."By TOM CANAVANsSportsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsStanley Cup FinalsMen's sportsAthlete healthEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 04:13:41 GMTFRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: No. 1 Djokovic faces teen Kokkinakis (AP) — The next player facing Novak Djokovic as he seeks to win the French Open for the first time is an opponent he's never played before.By JEROME PUGMIREsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsFranceMonte CarloWestern EuropeEuropeMonaco, 30 May 2015 07:26:43 GMTCarl's, Hardee's CEO: Not all models know how to eat burgers YORK (AP) — Carl's Jr. and Hardee's ads starring nearly naked women have become a part of American culture, according to Andy Puzder, CEO of the chains' parent company.By CANDICE CHOIaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainment, 30 May 2015 04:46:45 GMTNorth Korean ex-POWs who left homeland hope to visit, South Korea (AP) — After the Korean War ended in 1953, Kim Myeong Bok and 75 other North Korean prisoners of war detained in South Korea opted to live abroad rather than risk hostile welcomes in either half of their homeland. Now he wants to come home, though he may find little more than rejection and suspicion.By HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsPrisoners of warDocumentariesMoviesWar and unrestEntertainmentArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaSeoulNorth KoreaBrazilIndiaEast AsiaUnited StatesArgentinaAsiaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AsiaNorth America, 30 May 2015 06:04:46 GMT