FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 May 2015 18:43:21 -0700Intuit drafting another small business for Super Bowl TV ad YORK (AP) — Intuit is looking to draft another small business for some air time in football's biggest game.By JOYCE M. ROSENBERGhtBusinessSmall businessTechnologyTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports mediaSports, 03 May 2015 22:15:48 GMTGiants beat Angels 5-0 behind Lincecum for 3-game sweep FRANCISCO (AP) — Tim Lincecum pitched three-hit ball over eight innings, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-0 Sunday for a three-game sweep.By MICHAEL WAGAMANsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 22:42:43 GMTSmylie Kaufman wins first Tour title, Ind. (AP) — Rookie Smylie Kaufman won the United Leasing Championship by five strokes Sunday for his first Tour title.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:04:18 GMTDerby winner American Pharoah a go in Preakness, Ky. (AP) — Lured by the promise of carrots, American Pharoah was led out of the barn to face a throng of cameras.By BETH HARRISaGeneral newsSportsKentucky DerbyPreakness StakesHorse racingEventsThoroughbred racingBaltimoreKentuckyMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:15:47 GMTCable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad YORK (AP) — For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies.By SCOTT MAYEROWITZhtBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSportsTechnologyTelevision programsEntertainmentSocial mediaBoxingMen's boxingOnline mediaMediaInternet technologyComputing and information technologyEntertainment and media technologyMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesMen's sportsTelecommunicationsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 22:39:37 GMTWarriors roll past Grizzlies 101-86 in Game 1 of West semis, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr joked before Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals that reporters should have two stories ready: One if his team looked well-rested and won, another if it looked rusty and lost.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketball, 04 May 2015 00:53:28 GMTJeff Gordon's costly mistake helps ruin weekend at Talladega, Ala. (AP) — Jeff Gordon's mistake on pit road helped sour a promising weekend at Talladega Superspeedway.By JOHN ZENORsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARTalladegaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 22:32:41 GMTNYPD officer 'fighting for his life'; suspect denied bail YORK (AP) — A man who officials say boasted of being a street "hellraiser" and who served prison time for attempted murder was arraigned on charges that he shot a New York City police officer in the head.By MICHAEL BALSAMOaGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderQueensNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 23:57:37 GMT10 Things to Know for Monday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsFashionBeauty and fashionLifestyleHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityIsraelMiddle East, 04 May 2015 01:22:18 GMTGrandal's 13th-inning homer lifts Dodgers over D-Backs 1-0 ANGELES (AP) — The sequence of events involving Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal in the 13th inning happened so quickly, the Arizona Diamondbacks didn't know what hit them.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:46:34 GMTAP Source: Warriors star Stephen Curry to be named NBA MVP, Calif. (AP) — Some called him too small. Others too fragile.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sports, 04 May 2015 00:37:00 GMTGolf Capsules FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy didn't need another comeback to win the Match Play Championship.By The Associated PresssSportsMen's golfWomen's golfGolfMen's sportsWomen's sportsTexasWoodlandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 00:27:08 GMTJames Taylor debuts new song about Fenway, at Fenway (AP) — Local troubadour James Taylor debuted his new song "Angels of Fenway" at the ballpark that gave the tune its name.eArts and entertainmentSportsMusicEntertainmentMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 00:36:49 GMTQuakes hit California, but no damage or injuries reported FRANCISCO (AP) — Two separate quakes at or near magnitude-4.0 hit Northern and Southern California on Sunday, with no immediate reports of damage or injuries.aGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersCaliforniaSan FranciscoLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 00:46:43 GMTO'Malley's record as Baltimore mayor under scrutiny (AP) — Martin O'Malley often casts Baltimore as the comeback city that overcame the ravages of drugs and violence when he was mayor.By KEN THOMAS and BRIAN WITTEpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsViolent crimeMunicipal governmentsCrimeAfrican-AmericansLegal proceedingsGeneral newsLocal governmentsLaw and orderPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 23:18:07 GMT3 congregants killed when semi slams into church van, N.Y. (AP) — State police say three congregants of a New York church were killed when a tractor-trailer slammed into the van they were riding in after attending a religious retreat.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:34:07 GMTWaitress to governor: Give tip to Kansas schools, Kan. (AP) — A waitress who left a message for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on his receipt at a barbeque restaurant said she thought it was more important to promote education funding than to get a tip.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEducationEducation budgetsState governmentsSocial affairsTopekaKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 23:00:43 GMTBaltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots (AP) — Six days after riots sparked by Freddie Gray's death, Baltimore's mayor lifted a citywide curfew Sunday and faith leaders called for continued activism until justice is achieved.By BEN NUCKOLS and DAVID DISHNEAUaGeneral newsRiotsArrestsProtests and demonstrationsCrimeMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestViolent crimeLaw and orderLocal governmentsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 22:57:17 GMT4.0 magnitude quake near San Francisco suburb FRANCISCO (AP) — A 4.0 magnitude earthquake rattled San Francisco Bay Area residents Sunday afternoon.aGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 22:43:13 GMTHoward helps Phils ends 5-game skid by beating Marlins 6-2 (AP) — Ryan Howard lingered on the field after the game, slowly following his teammates to the clubhouse and even pausing on the dugout steps to shake hands with a security guard.By STEVEN WINEsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 00:58:34 GMTChelsea wins Premier League title for 1st time in 5 years (AP) — Chelsea won the Premier League with three games to spare with a 1-0 victory over fellow London side Crystal Palace, while Paris Saint-Germain took a step closer to a third straight title with a 2-0 victory at Nantes in the French league.sSportsMen's soccerMen's sportsProfessional soccerSoccerFranceSpainLondonUnited KingdomLyonEuropeValenciaWestern EuropeEngland, 03 May 2015 23:19:41 GMTBen Carson, famed neurosurgeon, running for president (AP) — Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon turned conservative star, has confirmed that he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.By STEVE PEOPLES and BILL BARROWpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPrimary electionsHealth care policyCampaignsPolitical partiesForeign policyNational electionsElectionsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsGovernment policyPolitical organizationsInternational relationsUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 00:45:31 GMTIan Woosnam wins Champions Tour's Insperity Invitational WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Ian Woosnam made a 30-foot birdie putt in a playoff Sunday to win the Insperity Invitational for his first Champions Tour title.sSportsMen's sportsGolfMen's golfEurope, 04 May 2015 01:24:15 GMT5 Tufts students go on hunger strike over janitor layoffs, Mass. (AP) — Five students at Tufts University have begun a hunger strike over plans to cut about 35 janitorial jobs at the end of May.aGeneral newsLayoffsProtests and demonstrationsPersonnelBusinessPolitical and civil unrestMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:33:27 GMTLeBron, Cavs ready to take on raging Bulls, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James embraces challenges, big or small, personal or professional. They drive him, push him, make him dig deeper.By TOM WITHERSsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 23:13:18 GMTOfficer: Shooting at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas, Texas (AP) — A provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb was put on lockdown Sunday night and attendees were being evacuated after authorities reported a shooting outside the building.By NOMAAN MERCHANTaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:43:02 GMTMcIlroy top of the world at Match Play Championship FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy had to work harder than ever to win the Match Play Championship.By DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfWoodlandEast AsiaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAsia, 04 May 2015 00:10:36 GMTVogt, unusually wild Gray carry A's past Rangers 7-1, Texas (AP) — Stephen Vogt homered twice, Sonny Gray took a shutout into the seventh inning while mixing 10 strikeouts with a career-high seven walks, and the Oakland A's beat the Texas Rangers 7-1 Sunday.By SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTexasOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 22:47:54 GMTMontoya fastest on opening day of Indy tests (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya topped the speed chart at 226.772 mph Sunday in the first day of testing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.sSportsAutomobile racingIndyCarIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 22:38:49 GMTSlain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusher, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss.By MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:27:32 GMTCommunity leaders: Nigerian troops kill dozens of civilians, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian troops have killed dozens of civilians and razed scores of homes to avenge the deaths of six soldiers, community leaders and residents of central Plateau state charged on Sunday.By AHMED SAKAiGeneral newsNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 03 May 2015 22:27:00 GMTInbee Park wins North Texas Shootout for 2nd time, Texas (AP) — Inbee Park loves coming to Texas. For the second time in three years, she's leaving the Lone Star State with a trophy.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsTexasHendersonEast AsiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAsia, 03 May 2015 22:35:35 GMTEarnhardt crew chief stays put on injured daughter's orders, Ala. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief, Greg Ives, couldn't get clearance to head home after his daughter broke her arm.By JOHN ZENORsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARTalladegaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 23:41:43 GMTArizona girl dies after swing set breaks suddenly, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in a Phoenix suburb say a 7-year-old girl is dead and a 14-year-old girl is hospitalized after a backyard swing set broke apart.aGeneral newsAccidents and disastersArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 22:23:16 GMTLightning beat Canadiens 6-2 to take 2-0 series lead (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the playoffs and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.sSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsMontrealQuebecCanadaNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:12:19 GMTPlouffe slam, 5 RBIs, Twins rout White Sox for 4-game sweep (AP) — Trevor Plouffe hit his first grand slam in the majors and drove in career-high five runs, powering the Minnesota Twins past the Chicago White Sox 13-3 Sunday for a four-game sweep.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 22:27:12 GMTGyorko's long homer helps Padres to 8-6 win over Rockies DIEGO (AP) — Light-hitting Jedd Gyorko drove a two-run homer an estimated 438 feet and Justin Upton and Derek Norris also hit two-run shots for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Colorado Rockies 8-6 Sunday for a three-game sweep.By BERNIE WILSONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 23:44:40 GMTUS pilot, Chinese killed in light aircraft crash in China (AP) — Chinese state media are reporting that an American pilot and a Chinese passenger have been killed in a light airplane crash in eastern China.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 04 May 2015 01:03:14 GMTCops hail man who fatally shoots suspect outside Utah store are hailing a man who shot and killed a would-be carjacker outside a Utah grocery store, saying he did the right thing by coming to the aid of the vehicle's owner.By MARTIN GRIFFITHaGeneral newsTheftCrimeViolent crimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:37:42 GMTAstros win 10th in row, Gattis homers twice to beat Mariners (AP) — Now that Evan Gattis has joined the party, the Houston Astros seem to be celebrating every day.By JORDAN GODWINsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsHoustonTexasSeattleUnited StatesNorth AmericaWashington, 03 May 2015 23:31:41 GMTAll-female Smith College to accept transgender applicants, Mass. (AP) — Smith College, the largest of the all-female Seven Sisters schools, is changing its policy to accept transgender women.aGeneral newsHigher educationEducationGender issuesSocial affairsSocial issuesNorthamptonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 22:02:23 GMTNew Orleans wraps up Jazz Fest with raucous performances ORLEANS (AP) — Raucous performances by New Orleans hometown hero Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, rocker Lenny Kravitz and rising country star Kacey Musgraves closed out the 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Sunday.By REBECCA SANTANAaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityProfessional footballFootballSportsNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:25:19 GMTRamirez homers, drives in 3 to lead Brewers over Cubs 5-3 (AP) — Aramis Ramirez homered and broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run single, helping the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 Sunday for their first consecutive wins this season.By SARAH TROTTOsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsChicagoWisconsinMilwaukeeIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 21:58:37 GMTPuerto Rico governor signs order to legalize medical pot JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday signed an executive order to authorize the use of medical marijuana in the U.S. territory in an unexpected move following a lengthy public debate.By DANICA COTOiGeneral newsMedical marijuanaRecreational drug laws and regulationsState governmentsGovernment and politicsHealth issuesHealthMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment regulationsPuerto RicoCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 04 May 2015 00:33:30 GMTPuerto Rico governor signs order legalizing medical pot JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday signed an executive order authorizing the use of medical marijuana in the U.S. territory in an unexpected move following a lengthy public debate.By DANICA COTOiGeneral newsMedical marijuanaState governmentsHealth issuesHealthMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsRecreational drug laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsPuerto RicoCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 04 May 2015 00:10:07 GMTEdwards and Kenseth question lack of caution at end of race, Ala. (AP) — Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth were both frustrated with the end of the Sprint Cup race Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, where NASCAR's decision not to throw a caution allowed drivers to speed past Edwards' spinning car.By JENNA FRYERsSportsMen's sportsAutomobile racingDaytona 500Athlete injuriesNASCAREventsAthlete healthTalladegaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 00:30:49 GMTWaves along California force cruise ship to change course DIEGO (AP) — Big waves along the Southern California coast on Sunday forced a cruise ship to change course and led to at least 16 rescues, authorities said.aGeneral newsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleCaliforniaSan DiegoLong BeachUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:15:22 GMTCardinals win in extras again, beat Pirates 3-2 in 14 LOUIS (AP) — Kolten Wong homered in the 14th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates in extra innings for the third straight time, 3-2 on Sunday.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsProfessional baseballBaseballAthlete healthSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 23:13:37 GMTPolice: Mother threw baby off bridge into river, then jumped, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a mother and baby were rescued after witnesses reported seeing her throw the 1-year-old boy into an eastern Pennsylvania river and then jump from a bridge.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAllentownPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:01:42 GMTAP source: Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry selected NBA most valuable player, Calif. (AP) — AP source: Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry selected NBA most valuable player.sSportsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballMen's sports, 04 May 2015 00:17:53 GMT