FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 06 May 2015 15:33:33 -0700GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner says Illinois can't bail out Chicagohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb766e38d3544ea9b39d8506c8f0177eCHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner told Chicago aldermen Wednesday that Illinois can't "bail out" the nation's third-largest city, and urged cooperation addressing the looming financial challenges during an unprecedented speech by a sitting governor to the City Council.By SOPHIA TAREENaGeneral newsState governmentsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsPolitical partiesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessLocal governmentsPolitical organizationsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb766e38d3544ea9b39d8506c8f0177eWed, 06 May 2015 22:05:00 GMTKane, Crawford settle back into form for surging Blackhawkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9592976f34da4d8aac2e5d19b99fe78dST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The original prognosis for Patrick Kane's surgically repaired collarbone dictated his return for some point during the Western Conference finals, if the Chicago Blackhawks were to advance that far.By DAVE CAMPBELLsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9592976f34da4d8aac2e5d19b99fe78dWed, 06 May 2015 21:22:28 GMTNo agreement between Florida governor, feds on Medicaidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4b0f15f472e45249de3fc7b83412c8aWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration snubbed Florida's proposal to extend federal funds for hospitals that treat low-income and uninsured patients, a dispute that has paralyzed the state budget.By KELLI KENNEDY and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARwGeneral newsHealthState governmentsGovernment and politicsHealth care costsGovernment-funded health insuranceNational governmentsLegislatureGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessHealth care industryIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsHealth issuesGovernment programsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFloridaDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4b0f15f472e45249de3fc7b83412c8aWed, 06 May 2015 22:17:58 GMTLatest on Boston trial: Bomber sorry after giving the fingerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee3a45007bd4463ab39fda4824d39f175:30 p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsBombingsEmbassiesLaw and orderEventsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsBostonKazakhstanAlmatyUnited StatesMassachusettsNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee3a45007bd4463ab39fda4824d39f17Wed, 06 May 2015 21:29:25 GMTHow the Dow Jones industrial average fared Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ddbda58983d44e6badc7020df443dc6U.S. stocks fell across industries on Wednesday as investors worried over stock valuations, economic growth and rising interest rates. Stocks rose at the start of trading, but quickly lost their gains. A comment from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggesting that stocks are generally overvalued added to the selling pressure.By The Associated PressfBusinessFinancial marketsStock marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ddbda58983d44e6badc7020df443dc6Wed, 06 May 2015 21:21:17 GMTJurors convict man of killing Chicago officer, ex-officialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5aa034b1a2a4c8e832f638761b07becCHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man was convicted Wednesday of fatally shooting a police officer and former Chicago Housing Authority employee who were investigating an auto burglary.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeTheftLaw and orderChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5aa034b1a2a4c8e832f638761b07becWed, 06 May 2015 21:09:43 GMTSandusky appeal seeks to have molestation case thrown outhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab8613b899b74b5f92c7f38e0b12a258HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is arguing that pretrial publicity, leaks and unprepared defense lawyers are among the reasons a judge should throw out his 45-count conviction for child sexual abuse.By MARK SCOLFOROaGeneral newsSportsCrimes against childrenCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab8613b899b74b5f92c7f38e0b12a258Wed, 06 May 2015 22:00:04 GMTRace organizers shake up May schedule in Indianapolishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85f9381dd1054d49ba3cd1514dbd319eINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials have shaken up their May schedule.By MICHAEL MAROTsSportsIndyCarAutomobile racingIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85f9381dd1054d49ba3cd1514dbd319eWed, 06 May 2015 21:54:02 GMTNFL finds Patriots employees probably deflated ballshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e54af7ca90684b82a89c64f966c3da9eTom Brady: Unbelievable.By EDDIE PELLSaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsProfessional footballSports businessFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e54af7ca90684b82a89c64f966c3da9eWed, 06 May 2015 22:24:20 GMTMessi leads Barcelona over Bayern 3-0 in Champions semishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa16a06a83124cadba3c3da74261d334BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi had two goals and set up Neymar for another as Barcelona scored three late goals to overwhelm Bayern Munich and former coach Pep Guardiola 3-0 Wednesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.By JOSEPH WILSONsSportsMen's sportsUEFA Champions LeagueMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerEventsSpainBarcelonaMunichWestern EuropeEuropeGermanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa16a06a83124cadba3c3da74261d334Wed, 06 May 2015 21:36:20 GMTHospital efforts to save very premature babies vary widelyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4fe36b72f534af19d5c02fabe305dfaThey weigh as little as a pound yet force some of the toughest choices in all of medicine. Extremely premature babies face big differences in how hard hospitals try to save them, a study finds.By MARILYNN MARCHIONEaHealthLifestyleParentingRelationshipsPregnancy and childbirthSexual and reproductive healthWomen's healthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4fe36b72f534af19d5c02fabe305dfaWed, 06 May 2015 21:14:38 GMTNew indictment charges owners of kennel where 21 dogs diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef1f29caed644cebb6e5c530c082d52PHOENIX (AP) — A new indictment announced Wednesday reinstates animal cruelty charges against the owners of a suburban Phoenix kennel where 21 dogs died of heat exhaustion and four others were injured in June.PAUL DAVENPORTaBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleSmall businessPetsIndictmentsAnimal crueltyDogsCrimeLaw and orderMammalsAnimalsPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef1f29caed644cebb6e5c530c082d52Wed, 06 May 2015 21:30:28 GMTKyrgios knocks Federer out of 2nd round at Madrid Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71193c0e0f2141718c88b589012fbaebMADRID (AP) — Top-seeded Roger Federer made an early exit from the Madrid Open on Wednesday after a second-round defeat to Nick Kyrgios of Australia.By HAROLD HECKLEsSportsWomen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsMen's tennisTennisProfessional soccerSoccerMen's soccerSpainMadridFranceCzech RepublicWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71193c0e0f2141718c88b589012fbaebWed, 06 May 2015 22:10:07 GMTHonolulu police use sex assault charge in prostitution stinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b69174e54a2a465c9b8a4ed44121122eHONOLULU (AP) — About a dozen women arrested over the weekend in a Honolulu prostitution sting at massage parlors won't be charged with prostitution — instead they face the more severe charge of sex assault.By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsArrestsCrimeState legislatureLaw enforcement agenciesViolent crimeSmugglingSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderPoliceGovernment and politicsLegislatureState governmentsHonoluluHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b69174e54a2a465c9b8a4ed44121122eWed, 06 May 2015 22:27:29 GMTSheila Bair named president of private Maryland collegehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d61ca8398da04f13a1a5713f338025d8CHESTERTOWN, Md. (AP) — Sheila Bair, who led the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. during the financial crisis, has been named president of Maryland's Washington College, a private liberal arts school.aBusinessGeneral newsHigher educationPersonal finance educationFinancial crisisBooks and literatureEducationSocial affairsPersonal financeEconomyFinancial marketsCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d61ca8398da04f13a1a5713f338025d8Wed, 06 May 2015 22:20:28 GMTBaltimore mayor, in reversal, asks for federal police probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa408c5d3c8b48028ee80b47dad2c8b5BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor was emphatic last week: She did not want federal oversight of her police department.By DAVID DISHNEAUaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriArrestsMunicipal governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimePolitical corruptionLaw enforcement agenciesLaw and orderEventsViolent crimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesBaltimoreUnited StatesMarylandNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa408c5d3c8b48028ee80b47dad2c8b5Wed, 06 May 2015 21:29:47 GMTColleges move to expand services for immigrant studentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0917b9fdbe14d0a958956b8cd7d1646DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Miguel Davila had reasons to be skeptical when the University of California, Davis dedicated a bright, clearly marked space on campus for students who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.By LISA LEFFaGeneral newsHigher educationEducationImmigration policyImmigrationSocial affairsEducation costsGovernment policyGovernment and politicsSocial issuesMilitary and defenseUnited StatesIllinoisCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0917b9fdbe14d0a958956b8cd7d1646Wed, 06 May 2015 21:58:31 GMTLast known member of US' German moon rocket design team dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4dbefc5ae114fa8966c657c787f1716BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The last known surviving member of the German engineering team that came to the United States after World War II and designed the rocket that took astronauts to the moon has died.By JAY REEVESaGeneral newsObituariesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessHuntsvilleUnited StatesAlabamaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4dbefc5ae114fa8966c657c787f1716Wed, 06 May 2015 22:25:51 GMTA glance at challenges facing new Israel's governmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b00e320083b94bb5b5c05ae1c748cb19JERUSALEM (AP) — After weeks of haggling with potential political partners, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cobbled a governing coalition together Wednesday night. His narrow coalition, dominated by nationalists and religious parties, sets Netanyahu's government on a collision course on many fronts.iGeneral newsTerritorial disputesGovernment and politicsNational governmentsReligionReligious issuesWar and unrestSocial affairsSocial issuesJudaismIsraelPalestinian territoriesWest BankMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b00e320083b94bb5b5c05ae1c748cb19Wed, 06 May 2015 22:07:30 GMTCleveland police announce arrest in quintuple homicidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8c89787f62c4d5f8bc11c864229c555CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say they've arrested a suspect in a fatal shooting last year that left five dead, including an unborn child.aGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8c89787f62c4d5f8bc11c864229c555Wed, 06 May 2015 22:21:15 GMTConservatives threaten defense bill over immigrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e37aa44280164a7c9ff049423efdc34dWASHINGTON (AP) — Two dozen House conservatives are threatening to oppose a sweeping defense policy bill over a nonbinding provision aimed at allowing immigrants brought illegally to this country as children to serve in the military. Their move could provoke a clash on a perennially volatile topic that's become a major issue in the presidential campaign.By ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsImmigration policyDefense policyImmigrationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e37aa44280164a7c9ff049423efdc34dWed, 06 May 2015 21:38:01 GMTYemen's UN ambassador calls for ground forces to intervenehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd96b0f429c24b868e7146ce70284c01UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Yemen's ambassador to the United Nations is asking the international community to quickly intervene with ground forces to save the country from Houthi rebels who have been targeted by Saudi-led airstrikes for weeks.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsDiplomacyWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsYemenSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastRiyadhhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd96b0f429c24b868e7146ce70284c01Wed, 06 May 2015 22:02:26 GMTReporters press for open session on defense billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a681de4ae5ad40cd96a56a38717cccd0WASHINGTON (AP) — A group advocating for the Capitol Hill press corps asked the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday to open the panel's crafting of the annual defense policy bill.wGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a681de4ae5ad40cd96a56a38717cccd0Wed, 06 May 2015 22:14:04 GMTAP news guide: lethal injection drug in Tennesseehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71defc722fa540418a65beab64612d98KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thirty-four death-row inmates in Tennessee are challenging the state's lethal injections protocols. On Wednesday, their attorneys asked the state Supreme Court to let them challenge Tennessee's backup method of execution as well: the electric chair.By TRAVIS LOLLERaGeneral newsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderCorrectional systemsTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71defc722fa540418a65beab64612d98Wed, 06 May 2015 21:56:30 GMTJim Wright, former US House speaker, dies at age 92http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae7f4b0e998c4256aeade2526bbe3417DALLAS (AP) — As a member of what he called "the people's house" for more than a generation, Texas Democrat Jim Wright was known for his rich oratorical skills in the U.S. House. He never relied on them more than the day in 1989 when he told those who had elected him speaker that he was prepared to resign after being accused of violating ethics rules dozens of times.By DOUGLASS K. DANIEL and DAVID WARRENaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical resignationsInternational agreementsPolitical ethicsLegislatureObituariesLegislationInternational relationsPolitical issuesTexasDallasFort WorthUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae7f4b0e998c4256aeade2526bbe3417Wed, 06 May 2015 22:05:48 GMTAP EXPLAINS: What's next for jury in missing NYC boy case?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c1e655228aa4e44bbe18e57d73f5e9cNEW YORK (AP) — The haunting case of missing first-grader Etan Patz has endured for almost four decades, and deliberations in the long-awaited murder trial stemming from his 1979 disappearance are enduring extraordinarily long, too.By JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsMissing personsCrimeLaw and orderManhattanNew York CityNew YorkCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c1e655228aa4e44bbe18e57d73f5e9cWed, 06 May 2015 21:49:19 GMTStocks drop on weak jobs data, jitters over Yellen commentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0254b78b17740939ef9327102831201NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell across industries on Wednesday as investors worried over stock valuations, economic growth and rising interest rates.By BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment payLabor economyEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsEnergy industryIndustriesStock marketsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0254b78b17740939ef9327102831201Wed, 06 May 2015 21:10:31 GMT3 accused of operating fictitious police departmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c182897723274c60a850b7e763a79fc9LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three people, one an aide to California Attorney General Kamala Harris, were arrested after claiming to operate a police department with jurisdiction in 33 states and Mexico and that traces its roots back 3,000 years.By TAMI ABDOLLAH and DON THOMPSONaGeneral newsOdditiesCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCaliforniaSanta ClaritaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c182897723274c60a850b7e763a79fc9Wed, 06 May 2015 21:53:04 GMTJesse Jackson keeps pressure on Silicon Valley to diversifyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7932db557494a049dd8d2428cd6c846SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jesse Jackson renewed his call Wednesday for the technology industry to make workforce diversity as high a priority as product innovation.By MICHAEL LIEDTKEhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyWorkplace diversitySocial diversityRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansHispanicsSummitsHuman rights and civil libertiesDemographicsPersonnelSocial issuesSocial affairsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7932db557494a049dd8d2428cd6c846Wed, 06 May 2015 21:28:27 GMTGrand jury probe sought for Tulsa County Sheriff's Officehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1221ee4d95e476a8f04546c461ba91fTULSA, Okla. (AP) — A civil rights group is asking for a grand jury investigation of the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office after a volunteer deputy fatally shot an unarmed man during a sting operation.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeCriminal investigationsPoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsOklahomaTulsaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1221ee4d95e476a8f04546c461ba91fWed, 06 May 2015 21:21:52 GMTCarnival raises China cruise bet with plan to add 5th shiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76bd38722af74200bcd5079b2f7726fbHONG KONG (AP) — Carnival Corp., the world's No. 1 cruise company, said Wednesday it's planning to base a fifth passenger liner in Shanghai in 2017, adding to a foothold in China's fast-growing leisure cruise market.By KELVIN CHANtTravelLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessChinaHong KongShanghaiGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76bd38722af74200bcd5079b2f7726fbWed, 06 May 2015 21:59:18 GMTEx-in-law testifies from Kazakhstan in Boston Marathon trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b88173f16a1c40a79a9f52e987b4ad3aBOSTON (AP) — A former brother-in-law of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev testified Wednesday from Kazakhstan about the role of a conservative Muslim convert who steered Tsarnaev's older brother toward a stricter version of Islam.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsBombingsEventsLaw and orderReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesBostonMassachusettsKazakhstanUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b88173f16a1c40a79a9f52e987b4ad3aWed, 06 May 2015 21:52:50 GMTAirline trade group wants more uniform rules on child seatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf1faea9eb4d4c17b61d7ddf04044f2aPARIS (AP) — So you're headed off to a foreign destination with your family, hauling a car seat or similar device for your infant to occupy for the hours-long flight. But once abroad, the corresponding airline says the device isn't authorized in that country and must be checked, making for a frustrating connection.tTravelLifestyleAir travelTransportation safetyTransportationGeneral newsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf1faea9eb4d4c17b61d7ddf04044f2aWed, 06 May 2015 21:56:56 GMTReaction to death of former US House Speaker Jim Wrighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dd23e41654e4b498f65259004308166DALLAS (AP) — Reaction to the death of Jim Wright, former U.S. House speaker and longtime Texas Democratic congressman:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureObituariesTexasUnited StatesCentral AmericaNorth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dd23e41654e4b498f65259004308166Wed, 06 May 2015 21:42:07 GMTChicago approves $5.5M package for police torture victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f57062eb8ad4725b326b259d116e5f8CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's leaders took a step Wednesday typically reserved for nations trying to make amends for slavery or genocide, agreeing to pay $5.5 million in reparations to the mostly African-American victims of the city's notorious police torture scandal and to teach schoolchildren about one of the most shameful chapters of the city's history.By DON BABWINaGeneral newsPolice brutalityMunicipal governmentsLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f57062eb8ad4725b326b259d116e5f8Wed, 06 May 2015 21:42:52 GMTTornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Nebraska on active dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b72c7e3980941e2a2269acd58e637e2CEMENT, Okla. (AP) — Tornadoes touched down in southwest Oklahoma and southern Nebraska on Wednesday, a day forecasters had said could see active weather.aGeneral newsWeatherTornadoesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersNebraskaOklahomaNormanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b72c7e3980941e2a2269acd58e637e2Wed, 06 May 2015 22:17:07 GMTVenezuelan military officers sentenced for plotting couphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7f1cd74875b404dac3d05c3b1b88a6aCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A group of Venezuelan military officers the government accused of plotting to blow up the presidential palace have been sent to prison, officials said Wednesday.iGeneral newsCrimeCoups d'etatMilitary and defenseNational governmentsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderVenezuelaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7f1cd74875b404dac3d05c3b1b88a6aWed, 06 May 2015 22:04:48 GMTEPA suggests triggers for warning of algae in drinking waterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/712360cb73df4ded87f395b9c1701447TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the first nationwide guidelines Wednesday for determining when algal toxins have reached dangerous levels in public water systems and do-not-drink warnings might be needed.By JOHN FLESHERaGeneral newsHealthAlgaeEnvironmental concernsWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessPlantsNatural resource managementTraverse CityMichiganOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/712360cb73df4ded87f395b9c1701447Wed, 06 May 2015 22:19:13 GMTLatest on Texas attack: Father says gunman was caring, smarthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c04a7a054981493391d3772cc6d47d604:30 p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsLaw enforcement agenciesViolent crimeCrimeGovernment and politicsTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c04a7a054981493391d3772cc6d47d60Wed, 06 May 2015 21:39:33 GMTThe first self-driving vehicle you see may have 18 wheelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d8f08d813014315a92d361eac12fe39LAS VEGAS (AP) — Traveling about 55 miles per hour on a Nevada highway, the big rig's driver looked like The Thinker, with his elbow on the arm rest and his hand on his chin. No hands on the steering wheel, no feet on the pedals.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyAutomotive technologyTrafficConsumer products and servicesIndustriesIndustrial technologyIndustrial products and servicesTransportationLas VegasNevadaNorth AmericaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d8f08d813014315a92d361eac12fe39Wed, 06 May 2015 22:06:27 GMTFormer House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac536b7e7e52427bbb2ba6b518f57e25DALLAS (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who became the first House speaker in history to be driven out of office in midterm, has died at age 92.By DAVID WARRENaGeneral newsPolitical resignationsState legislaturePolitical ethicsInternational agreementsGovernment and politicsObituariesLegislatureLegislationState governmentsPolitical issuesInternational relationsTexasFort WorthDallasWeatherfordUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac536b7e7e52427bbb2ba6b518f57e25Wed, 06 May 2015 21:39:01 GMTClinton challenges Bush on immigration as GOP shiftshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6505ae527ed422b87f1ec557d3d714dWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has injected new fire into the immigration debate with her call to allow people in the country illegally to gain citizenship, challenging a centerpiece of Republican presidential prospect Jeb Bush's likely candidacy.By STEVE PEOPLES and KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsHispanicsRace and ethnicityImmigration policyPolitical endorsements2016 United States Presidential ElectionImmigrationBorder securityLegislationPolitical partiesSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyElectionsNational electionsMilitary and defenseLegislaturePolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6505ae527ed422b87f1ec557d3d714dWed, 06 May 2015 21:10:44 GMTGov. Bruce Rauner: Illinois can't bail out Chicagohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb8ea0d91a9a4cdb9599a6606da1204bCHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner says the state of Illinois can't afford to bail Chicago out of its financial problems.aGeneral newsState governmentsGovernment and politicsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb8ea0d91a9a4cdb9599a6606da1204bWed, 06 May 2015 21:59:58 GMTOklahoma sees tornado on day forecast to have active weatherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a96a097f2f5546c784cdd7906ce562f8CEMENT, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service forecast a slight chance of tornadoes in parts of the Great Plains on Wednesday, and Oklahoma delivered.aGeneral newsWeatherStormsTornadoesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersOklahomaNormanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a96a097f2f5546c784cdd7906ce562f8Wed, 06 May 2015 21:43:33 GMTCavaliers cancel arm slings giveaway during playoffshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0f3e488c3574f6d8422400893de89e8CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers canceled a plan to give away 20,000 arm slings to fans to show support for injured starting forward Kevin Love, who is out for the rest of the NBA playoffs.By TOM WITHERSsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthEventsProfessional basketballBasketballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0f3e488c3574f6d8422400893de89e8Wed, 06 May 2015 22:22:26 GMTAl-Jazeera America ousts top executivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b38dd6806a08422b9012db00f56ecdc9NEW YORK (AP) — The Al-Jazeera America news network ousted its chief executive on Wednesday, with the little-watched network suffering key defections and a lawsuit charging an employee with anti-Semitism.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b38dd6806a08422b9012db00f56ecdc9Wed, 06 May 2015 21:13:07 GMTTesla beats Wall Street forecasts on record quarterly saleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adbce46d9751459ca01f48e223abacc9DETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors delivered a quarterly record of 10,045 cars in the first quarter, and its results beat Wall Street's expectations despite investment in new products and factory capacity and the impact of the strong dollar.By DEE-ANN DURBINfBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adbce46d9751459ca01f48e223abacc9Wed, 06 May 2015 21:24:11 GMTGreenpeace wants Shell's lawsuit over protest dismissedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa34ffd8106845a6a4fadc37ed68b670ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Attorneys for Greenpeace Inc. say Royal Dutch Shell PLC has demonstrated no harm from environmental protesters who boarded a ship carrying a drill rig last month.By DAN JOLINGaBusinessGeneral newsScienceLegal proceedingsProtests and demonstrationsEnergy and the environmentLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCrimeEnergy industryIndustriesArcticUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa34ffd8106845a6a4fadc37ed68b670Wed, 06 May 2015 22:13:12 GMTPatriots employees traded texts about deflated footballshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4b500e5cae446cd97b0990b4549a348An investigator's report into "Deflategate" cited a series of texts between two New England Patriots employees as key evidence in the conclusion that the Patriots likely deflated footballs in the AFC title game — and that quarterback Tom Brady probably knew about it.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsSportsSports governanceProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4b500e5cae446cd97b0990b4549a348Wed, 06 May 2015 21:25:43 GMTBrown lawns loom this summer in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fca0c6a2f0614dd6a9a1be30f3031f18GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — It was with more hope than accuracy that the founder of this Orange County city picked the name Garden Grove in 1874 for what was little more than an open plain under the sweltering Southern California sun.By AMY TAXIN and FENIT NIRAPPILaGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersGardeningHome and gardenLifestyleHobbiesRecreation and leisureWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fca0c6a2f0614dd6a9a1be30f3031f18Wed, 06 May 2015 22:14:23 GMT