FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 04 May 2016 23:45:54 -07:00Castro homers, drives in 4 to help Astros rout Twins 16-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31be830a98f14ca9ab23e671778472f2Thu, 05 May 2016 05:10:24 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — About a week ago Jason Castro was struggling at the plate, batting a paltry .114 and searching for answers to end his woes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31be830a98f14ca9ab23e671778472f2LEADING OFF: DeGrom looks for 4-0 start at San Diegohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30cfcde950db422dab35906d6084657fThu, 05 May 2016 06:30:14 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30cfcde950db422dab35906d6084657fQuestions: Did Prince's call for help get right response?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d13adc665f1b49d3bc522a76ce05ba74Thu, 05 May 2016 06:25:17 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Dramatic details emerging about how a California doctor reacted to a desperate call for help from Prince's staff a day before the musician was found dead have drawn criticism from experts in addiction medicine.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d13adc665f1b49d3bc522a76ce05ba74Stanton homers, Marlins hold on for 4-3 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d255d4f69233456c8a29d9963763d5e3Thu, 05 May 2016 03:08:13 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton is one of the game's best home run hitters. He is also a solid defensive player, which helped the Miami Marlins hold off the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d255d4f69233456c8a29d9963763d5e3Obama urges Asian-Americans to stand up to bigotryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1efdffc8d604dd0b3e9d2f25215a624Thu, 05 May 2016 01:30:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders to fight bigotry and to press Congress to update U.S. immigration policy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1efdffc8d604dd0b3e9d2f25215a624Ex-Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d33a580b3874711b9ac13bf4b88d567Thu, 05 May 2016 05:13:24 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, of Utah, who shied away from the spotlight but earned a reputation as someone who knew how to get things done in Washington, has died. He was 82.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d33a580b3874711b9ac13bf4b88d567South Korea's latest online celebrities: Stray cats eatinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/623b91addc844da1b4620f84c767570fThu, 05 May 2016 06:03:02 GMTJANGSEONG, South Korea (AP) — The stars of the latest online trend in South Korea stay out of sight most of the day. Viewers don't seem to mind waiting for hours while nothing happens. When the stray cats finally come to eat the food left out for them, people watching online sit enraptured by their feline charms.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/623b91addc844da1b4620f84c767570f3 for all: Cavaliers make record 25 3-pointers, rout Hawkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08fd3634bff6439d8e52ee684b9e36afThu, 05 May 2016 04:48:18 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Your shot, Warriors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08fd3634bff6439d8e52ee684b9e36afEcuadoreans in US seek immigration help after quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db86b13ec1ed459da19a3277fca009feThu, 05 May 2016 03:57:39 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Ecuadorean immigrants are asking the Obama administration to allow their fellow citizens in the United States illegally to stay here and work while the South American country recovers from a magnitude-7.8 earthquake.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db86b13ec1ed459da19a3277fca009feIraq routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43d6e48da0504c079f86870ecbb9273fThu, 05 May 2016 06:24:23 GMTRAMADI, Iraq (AP) — This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands. Turning in every direction yields a picture of devastation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43d6e48da0504c079f86870ecbb9273fAsian stocks follow Wall Street lower after uneven US datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92499bc2059a43319aea3ba5f01a4049Thu, 05 May 2016 06:22:02 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets drifted lower in holiday-thinned trade Thursday after some uneven economic data sent investors into a holding pattern.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92499bc2059a43319aea3ba5f01a4049US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fcd6b12aa0f4fb89ca83cc57ec8556aThu, 05 May 2016 01:36:11 GMTLegislation has been proposed in states across the country to protect those who — due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing backlash from opponents. The US Justice Department said Wednesday that North Carolina's law limiting protections for LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says the Obama administration's warning means the issue is no longer confined to North Carolina and could affect other states. Here's a look at legislation around the country:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fcd6b12aa0f4fb89ca83cc57ec8556aPowerball jackpot increases to $415 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7732af0d8444f9b9887b119ce10b2dcThu, 05 May 2016 04:33:13 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has grown even larger.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7732af0d8444f9b9887b119ce10b2dcConsumer watchdog proposes ban on some arbitration clauseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/571680f6e4ec45cd9ffd2d52d4821b8dThu, 05 May 2016 04:05:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — If government regulators get their way, it's going to become a lot easier to sue your bank.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/571680f6e4ec45cd9ffd2d52d4821b8dKansas City streetcars making comeback after 6-decade hiatushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/053c2a5e18b446dbb9398697a2d15501Thu, 05 May 2016 05:44:26 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Six decades after Kansas City shuttered one of the nation's largest streetcar networks, a modern but much smaller version is set to open in its central business district — a project supporters say already has spurred hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of downtown development.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/053c2a5e18b446dbb9398697a2d15501Total of 42 Hanford workers evaluated for chemical exposurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46545ed784b84d18967cf11a7a024863Thu, 05 May 2016 04:43:12 GMTRICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Officials say the number of workers at Hanford Nuclear Reservation evaluated for chemical vapor exposure has climbed to 42, following reports last month that a tank had leaked several thousand gallons of radioactive waste.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46545ed784b84d18967cf11a7a024863Big Papi hits 509th HR to power Red Sox past White Sox 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a850d146745497f812c416e51dd33c4Thu, 05 May 2016 04:25:56 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell shook his head and grinned when asked about the latest clutch hit and milestone home run by David Ortiz.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a850d146745497f812c416e51dd33c4Latest: House tries to rally votes for Detroit schools billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be6bc81fc0844269a380100434967c1fThu, 05 May 2016 02:59:29 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Detroit's financially struggling schools, which saw teacher sick-outs this week (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be6bc81fc0844269a380100434967c1fDavid Ortiz hits 509th homer to power Red Sox past White Soxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cdfa7944eb9451bbcf38228a8336287Thu, 05 May 2016 03:10:59 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — David Ortiz hit his 509th home run to put the Boston Red Sox ahead to stay in a 5-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cdfa7944eb9451bbcf38228a8336287Fired employee kills co-worker, self at Houston-area companyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bc8cef9d08b495a94398474857e35b8Thu, 05 May 2016 01:35:31 GMTKATY, Texas (AP) — A man dismissed last month from a Houston-area transportation company stormed into the facility and opened fire on Wednesday, fatally shooting a former co-worker and injuring two others before turning the gun on himself, saying his life had been ruined, sheriff's officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bc8cef9d08b495a94398474857e35b8Tampa Bay Rays hit 4 home runs and beat Dodgers 8-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e31fbee24cc4322bac56d5e190f22a2Thu, 05 May 2016 04:19:06 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have struggled at the plate this season. Surprisingly, hitting home runs has not been an issue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e31fbee24cc4322bac56d5e190f22a2Hornqvist scores in OT, Penguins beat Capitals 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82ff2ed96cb8472bbe0fd4d15a5a16c7Thu, 05 May 2016 04:53:21 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Patric Hornqvist makes a living by working in tight spaces. Given a rare moment of freedom from his usual spot parked in front of the opponent's net, the Pittsburgh Penguins forward pushed the Washington Capitals to the brink of elimination.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82ff2ed96cb8472bbe0fd4d15a5a16c7Obama tells Flint residents, 'I've got your back'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96bfc035f9c84071bfa4d5f2bb73c5a1Thu, 05 May 2016 02:43:43 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — Sipping filtered city water to show it's again drinkable, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on leaders at all levels of government until every drop of water flowing into homes in Flint, Michigan, is safe to use.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96bfc035f9c84071bfa4d5f2bb73c5a1Cavaliers set NBA playoff record for 3-pointershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1116ded3342842698a37e1ab1c5a460dThu, 05 May 2016 01:52:28 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have set an NBA playoff record by making 22 3-pointers in Game 2 against Atlanta on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1116ded3342842698a37e1ab1c5a460dToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/423815b495ae4b7f95af385107f7c352Thu, 05 May 2016 04:05:12 GMTToday is Thursday, May 5, the 126th day of 2016. There are 240 days left in the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/423815b495ae4b7f95af385107f7c352Foreign investors in fizzled development at wit's endhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfe83beb34b94a13961e46fe56d35693Thu, 05 May 2016 04:53:49 GMTMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Foreigners who had been banking on their investments in a biomedical research facility and a hotel and rental cottage project in northern Vermont to get green cards are scrambling to find a backup now that the project's developers are accused of misusing hundreds of millions of dollars of investors' money in what investigators called a "massive eight-year fraud scheme."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfe83beb34b94a13961e46fe56d35693Navajos shocked as details of kidnapping death emergehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9928a2b07bcd4d0f8e3556e30e7f84ecThu, 05 May 2016 06:07:03 GMTSHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — On the far side of a desert hilltop in the shadow of the Shiprock Pinnacle, a towering monolith sacred to the Navajo Nation, the stranger ignored the cries of an 11-year-old girl.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9928a2b07bcd4d0f8e3556e30e7f84ecSchedule, opponent turns postseason into grinding challengehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0aa49641cac542a28ba842a2b659fc4dThu, 05 May 2016 06:27:42 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have settled into quite a rhythm in the postseason. Game, off day. Rinse and repeat now for three weeks and counting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0aa49641cac542a28ba842a2b659fc4dLEADING OFF: DeGrom looks for 4-0 start in San Diego starthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09c6f48f71d846c1961dff0e11a98672Thu, 05 May 2016 01:52:43 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors Thursday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09c6f48f71d846c1961dff0e11a98672Johnny Manziel heads to court in domestic violence casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e757ef92768646b8b0a1e51de52fa32eThu, 05 May 2016 05:47:02 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel is expected to make his first courtroom appearance in Dallas after his indictment in a domestic violence case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e757ef92768646b8b0a1e51de52fa32eHolliday gives Cardinals 5-4 win over Phillieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0873c2555bf497dbc50ba73b736155eThu, 05 May 2016 04:41:28 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday delivered the St. Louis Cardinals' first walk-off win of the season on Wednesday night and then was mobbed by his teammates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0873c2555bf497dbc50ba73b736155eDoctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbb588755d844426b92f362effdc1782Thu, 05 May 2016 04:12:06 GMTMILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The Northern California doctor who was asked to help Prince before his death is an addiction and pain specialist who has championed the use of a semi-synthetic opiate to treat pain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbb588755d844426b92f362effdc1782World Video Game Hall of Fame prepares to induct 2016 classhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59482b58ea7b4e50b7aa41d5eeddfc43Thu, 05 May 2016 04:38:02 GMTROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Last year, "Super Mario Bros." and "Pong" were among the first inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59482b58ea7b4e50b7aa41d5eeddfc43Sabathia, Yankees beat Orioles 7-0 to end 6-game skidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5c0c0d16c854129b242ab411a27da23Thu, 05 May 2016 03:39:00 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — For a change, the New York Yankees did just about everything right.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5c0c0d16c854129b242ab411a27da23Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4685d1027a214e0fad3d552c9a21a353Thu, 05 May 2016 05:27:37 GMTFORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Alberta declared a state of emergency Wednesday as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada's main oil sands city of Fort McMurray, forcing more than 80,000 residents to flee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4685d1027a214e0fad3d552c9a21a353With Lowry faltering, Dragic flourishing, Heat seek 2-0 leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29cbb135ccf84cda872c3414db2250cfThu, 05 May 2016 06:17:01 GMTIt took the Toronto Raptors 15 years to get this far again, and Kyle Lowry knows they won't go further if he doesn't play better.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29cbb135ccf84cda872c3414db2250cfMTA: 1 ½-year or 3-year shutdown for L train repairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35d2270d5d0243b3b478b5597949518aThu, 05 May 2016 05:05:50 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The lone subway tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn's hippest, youngest neighborhoods to New York City's commercial heart in Manhattan will either be closed entirely for 18 months, or see extremely limited service for three years, under two possible plans for repairing damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35d2270d5d0243b3b478b5597949518aPlunder complaint filed against presidential front runnerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fd3568f3adb4ba08a834f005cb78b62Thu, 05 May 2016 05:52:40 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine senator has filed a corruption complaint against the front runner in the country's presidential race, alleging he charged salaries for 11,000 non-existent government employees.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fd3568f3adb4ba08a834f005cb78b62Detroit teachers ending 2-day sick-out, fighting legislationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc63e39619bc4730b722cb658debb32dThu, 05 May 2016 03:39:43 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Detroit schools reopened Wednesday after teachers who had called out sick for two days received assurances from the financially struggling district that they would continue to be paid.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc63e39619bc4730b722cb658debb32dKluber throws 5-hit shutout; Indians beat Tigers 4-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e86c75687da8422fb8a6675ca850ae64Thu, 05 May 2016 02:05:37 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber gave the Detroit Tigers two chances. Then he looked like a Cy Young Award winner.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e86c75687da8422fb8a6675ca850ae64Aviation pioneer's upstate NY museum set to reopen soonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b3e697d563d413cbbac401fcb0c7b2eThu, 05 May 2016 04:35:13 GMTHAMMONDSPORT, N.Y. (AP) — A museum that showcases the work of a New York-born aviation pioneer is set to reopen later this month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b3e697d563d413cbbac401fcb0c7b2eAP Exclusive: Satellite imagery of Iraq's Ramadi shows cost of liberation from Islamic State group is the city itselfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f24d07c6bc644f6586932955b126b5cdThu, 05 May 2016 06:08:11 GMTRAMADI, Iraq (AP) — AP Exclusive: Satellite imagery of Iraq's Ramadi shows cost of liberation from Islamic State group is the city itself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f24d07c6bc644f6586932955b126b5cdIllinois families sue over transgender access to locker roomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e07d251fc1486caec5b15904a92bceThu, 05 May 2016 03:13:22 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Dozens of families took legal action Wednesday in a bid to stop a suburban Chicago school district from allowing a transgender student to use a girls' locker room and restroom, arguing the policy trampled on the privacy rights of other students.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e07d251fc1486caec5b15904a92bceMartin delivers winning hit, Blue Jays beat Rangers 4-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81961b6ace144d619c16256e4b263664Thu, 05 May 2016 02:48:11 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Hits have been few and far between for Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin in 2016.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81961b6ace144d619c16256e4b263664Assistant: Former Republican Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, who was ousted in a wave of tea party-led anger in 2010, has diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a30c752a5d3c4862b4b207477042e782Thu, 05 May 2016 01:55:46 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Assistant: Former Republican Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, who was ousted in a wave of tea party-led anger in 2010, has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a30c752a5d3c4862b4b207477042e782Australia's Marc Leishman out of Rio Olympics considerationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/419ead7e973a4350b8c6043292e3bf8bThu, 05 May 2016 02:06:57 GMTMarc Leishman won't be playing golf for Australia at the Rio Olympics in August, citing concerns over the health of his family because of the mosquito-borne Zika virus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/419ead7e973a4350b8c6043292e3bf8bBig shots: Cavaliers set NBA record by making 25 3-pointershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1763974fbb2844efb90129485b28b159Thu, 05 May 2016 06:36:38 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Wearing headphones and sweats, J.R. Smith, the one Cleveland player without any restrictions on where or when he can shoot, finished his pregame warmup by stopping near half-court and launching a shot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1763974fbb2844efb90129485b28b159Clock starts for voters to reject new California tobacco agehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd8c4a1c948c4456b25122c849467cffThu, 05 May 2016 06:11:59 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has become the second state in the nation to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, starting the clock for opponents to ask voters for a reversal this November.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd8c4a1c948c4456b25122c849467cffCourt to hear forced medication appeal in doctor murder casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbd8e1ec0dba4fe38d977fbc1ab76e4cThu, 05 May 2016 04:31:13 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether a doctor charged with killing a Yale University physician can be forcibly medicated to render him competent to stand trial.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbd8e1ec0dba4fe38d977fbc1ab76e4cThe Latest: Doctor called to help Prince is pain specialisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f790789bd2d472cb7464cbd06e640c7Thu, 05 May 2016 04:36:17 GMTMILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Dr. Howard Kornfeld, an addiction and pain specialist, who was asked to help Prince before his death (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f790789bd2d472cb7464cbd06e640c7