FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 31 May 2016 04:55:55 -07:00Coincidence leads to an Arlington burial for WWII Marine, 31 May 2016 10:41:41 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — When Jim Johnson's quest to find out more about his namesake uncle killed in World War II led him to Mark Noah, the two men discovered they lived on the same island in the Florida Keys and even frequented the same bar. France announces $500 million upgrade for oil site, 31 May 2016 11:06:08 GMTPARIS (AP) — French company Technip has signed a preliminary $500 million deal to upgrade a key Libyan oil facility, along with Italy's Eni and Libya's state oil company. Latest: Czech police break up document forgery network, 31 May 2016 11:49:23 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): problems, doping issues, refugee athletes on IOC agenda, 31 May 2016 10:47:22 GMTLAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro just over two months away, Olympic leaders have plenty of troubling issues to deal with this week. river expected to crest at record level Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:28:07 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties braced for more flooding along a river that is expected to crest at a record level just two years after it had run dry in places because of drought. rapper held without bail in fatal concert venue shooting, 31 May 2016 11:03:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn rapper is being held without bail in connection with last week's fatal shooting at a popular Manhattan concert venue.'s Sam's Club: A bright spot in China, 31 May 2016 11:24:11 GMTSHENZHEN, China (AP) — Wal-Mart's Sam's Club took a gamble in China almost two years ago. It changed the way it sells meat and fish, putting them in packages instead of letting Chinese shoppers physically inspect cuts of meat or live fish in tanks the way they're used to. inflation remains negative but poised for oil boost, 31 May 2016 10:53:17 GMTLONDON (AP) — Consumer prices across the 19-country eurozone fell again in May but look set to rise in the months ahead due to the recent pick-up in oil prices — an outlook that means the European Central Bank will likely refrain from announcing more stimulus measures this week. Korea says North Korea missile launch likely failed, 31 May 2016 10:14:28 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean missile launch likely failed on Tuesday, South Korea's military said, the fourth in a series of high-profile failures that somewhat temper recent worries that the North is pushing quickly toward its goal of a nuclear-tipped missile that can reach America's mainland. shot, 6 dead following Chicago weekend violence, 31 May 2016 10:51:34 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Gun violence has marked the unofficial start of summer in Chicago, where dozens have been shot and six have been killed over Memorial Day weekend. Latest: Djokovic drops 1st set before rain delay, 31 May 2016 10:59:26 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): sentences 6 militants to death for robbery deaths, 31 May 2016 11:38:06 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A court in Bangladesh's capital on Tuesday sentenced to death six militants from a pair of banned Islamist groups for the killing of seven people during a bank robbery last year. court adviser: Sanctions on Russian firms legally valid, 31 May 2016 10:27:05 GMTLUXEMBOURG (AP) — A senior adviser to the European Court of Justice says European Union economic sanctions imposed on Russian companies are valid in the main under the EU's common security and defense policy. arrested, 2 injured in Miami-Dade police shooting, 31 May 2016 10:56:08 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Two Miami-Dade police officers fired at a sports utility vehicle during a traffic stop on Memorial Day. bombs kills 6 soldiers in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, 31 May 2016 09:51:35 GMTEL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security and hospital officials say a roadside bomb has struck a military armored vehicle in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, killing six soldiers. Latest: Players on courts at French Open, 31 May 2016 10:15:28 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): 880 killed in Mediterranean shipwrecks over last week, 31 May 2016 10:26:58 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says survivors' accounts indicate that shipwrecks and capsized boats have claimed at least 880 lives over the last week in the Mediterranean. drops 1st set before rain causes French Open delay, 31 May 2016 11:11:15 GMTPARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic's fourth-round match at the French Open finally got started, albeit under a light drizzle, remnants of heavier rain that wiped out an entire day of play and caused a delay of more than an hour to Tuesday's proceedings. sentences 3 royal family members for insulting judges, 31 May 2016 10:29:18 GMTKUWAIT CITY (AP) — A Kuwait criminal court has sentenced three members of the royal family to five-year prison terms each for insulting judges. protests dogs, slaves reference by Egyptian diplomat, 31 May 2016 11:43:59 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan diplomat has written to the dean of the Africa Diplomatic Corps to protest what she terms as uncivilized, undiplomatic, irresponsible, degrading and insulting behavior by an Egyptian diplomat after he allegedly called sub-Saharan Africans "slaves and dogs." Latest: Pakistani man shot at makeshift camp in Greece, 31 May 2016 11:13:44 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): court adviser: Employers can ban Muslim headscarf, 31 May 2016 11:33:38 GMTLUXEMBOURG (AP) — A senior adviser to the European Court of Justice says a European Union business may legitimately prohibit an employee from wearing a Muslim headscarf on the job, provided the ban is based on a general company rule prohibiting visible political or religious symbols in the workplace, and not on prejudice against a particular religion.'s Cam Newton brings Nickelodeon series to White House, 31 May 2016 10:18:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has scored big for his new Nickelodeon series that launches Friday. attack buses in north Afghanistan, kill 9, abduct 35, 31 May 2016 11:46:59 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban attacked several buses on a road in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday morning, forcing passengers to disembark and killing nine people and abducting at least 35, officials said. weathers no-confidence motion over faltering economy, 31 May 2016 11:17:25 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe easily weathered a no-confidence motion Tuesday submitted by opposition parties, as his allies agreed on postponing a sales tax hike to avoid further shocks to the stuttering economic recovery. Things to Know for Today, 31 May 2016 10:00:59 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: officials: Taliban attack buses, kill 9, abduct 35, 31 May 2016 10:35:29 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked several buses on a road in the country's north, killing nine people and abducting at least 35. Model convicted of killing Briton gets 15 1/2 years, 31 May 2016 11:41:39 GMTMADRID (AP) — A Spanish court sentenced a Slovakian model to 15 ½ years in prison after she was found guilty of murder for shooting her British millionaire ex-boyfriend at his home near Marbella two years ago. kills 23 in Syrian city; Russia says not involved, 31 May 2016 11:10:12 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A wave of late night airstrikes pummeled the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib, killing at least 23 people, wounding dozens and trapping several under the rubble of their homes as the intense bombardment struck near two hospitals and a mosque, opposition activists said Tuesday. China, Wal-Mart meets its match: Sun Art Retail Group, 31 May 2016 11:22:03 GMTAt the store in Shanghai, signs promote "everyday low prices," along with temporary promotions — similar to what Wal-Mart does. relatives visit South Africa to mark anniversary, 31 May 2016 10:15:37 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — In 1966, Robert F. Kennedy traveled to apartheid South Africa and spoke about equality and the rule of law in speeches that were informed by the civil rights struggle roiling the United States at the time. This week, two-dozen members of his family as well as a U.S. congressional delegation are in democratic South Africa to mark the 50th anniversary of that visit. slows, allowing Djokovic, others to play at French Open, 31 May 2016 10:20:41 GMTPARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic's fourth-round match at the French Open finally got started, albeit under a light drizzle, remnants of heavier rain that wiped out an entire day of play and caused a delay of more than an hour to Tuesday's proceedings. arguments to begin in Peterson murder-for-hire trial, 31 May 2016 11:04:59 GMTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — The murder-for-hire trial of former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson is winding down. loses leg in shark attack off west Australia, 31 May 2016 11:42:03 GMTPERTH, Australia (AP) — Officials and a witness say a shark has torn a 29-year-old surfer's leg off at an Australian west coast beach. Latest: Radwanska loses edge at French Open, 31 May 2016 10:48:45 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): Pakistani arrested for spreading extremist propaganda, 31 May 2016 10:18:04 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a Pakistani man suspected of spreading Islamic extremist propaganda via social media networks. Latest: Germany investigates alleged groping at festival, 31 May 2016 10:26:23 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): links up with Twitter, tech firms to combat hate speech, 31 May 2016 11:27:55 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive arm says it has reached an agreement with some of the world's biggest social media firms, including Facebook and Twitter, on ways to combat the spread of hate speech online. highlights ties with China ahead of Putin's trip, 31 May 2016 10:51:25 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister says President Vladimir Putin's planned trip to China will give powerful new impulse to ties between the two nations. Latest: Italy authorities arrest 16 suspected smugglers, 31 May 2016 11:35:54 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): justice minister revives Polanski extradition drive, 31 May 2016 11:26:44 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's justice minister on Tuesday revived an effort to have filmmaker Roman Polanski extradited to the U.S., where he is wanted in a nearly 40-year-old case involving sex with a minor. canceled, NY band performs on WWII veteran's lawn, 31 May 2016 10:47:52 GMTPORT JERVIS, N.Y. (AP) — Members of a New York community band didn't let the cancellation of a Memorial Day parade stop them from paying tribute to a recently stricken World War II veteran. targets DNC chair with TV ad over payday lending bill, 31 May 2016 10:15:34 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A liberal group is spending $100,000 in television ads in South Florida to call out embattled Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz for not cracking down harder on what many call the predatory practices of the payday lending industry. shock suspected in near drowning at NJ motel pool, 31 May 2016 11:37:17 GMTWILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man is in critical condition Tuesday, days after nearly drowning following a suspected electric shock in a south Jersey shore motel pool over the holiday weekend. braces for more strikes, gas shortage continues, 31 May 2016 11:21:08 GMTPARIS (AP) — France is bracing for new strikes this week and continues to face a gasoline shortage, with six out of height refineries blocked or partially disrupted by protests against a labor law. Volkswagen sees profits fall in 1st quarter, 31 May 2016 10:20:53 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen saw its net profit fall 19 percent in the first three months of the year as it grappled with a costly scandal over cars it had equipped to cheat on diesel emissions tests. forces in Fallujah repel IS attack in city's south, 31 May 2016 11:34:32 GMTCAMP TARIQ, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces battling their way into Fallujah repelled a four-hour attack by the Islamic State group in the city's south on Tuesday, a day after first moving into the southern edges of the militant-held city with the help of U.S.-led coalition airstrikes. Turkey gets suspended sentence for insulting Erdogan, 31 May 2016 11:00:02 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A court on Tuesday convicted a former Miss Turkey of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan through social media postings and sentenced her to a 14-month suspended sentence, amid deepening concerns that the country is swaying toward an increasingly authoritarian form of rule.'s Hamas rulers execute 3 men convicted of murder, 31 May 2016 10:37:58 GMTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers executed three Palestinians convicted of murder on Tuesday, sparking criticism from human rights groups and defying an agreement with the rival Palestinian Fatah faction. Zoo safe despite shooting of gorilla to save boy, 31 May 2016 10:02:39 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The director of the Cincinnati Zoo says it remains safe for its 1.6 million annual visitors despite a weekend tragedy in which a gorilla was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had entered its exhibit.