FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 06 May 2015 21:36:02 -0700Key issues in UK election campaign (AP) — Three issues — the economy, the National Health Service and immigration — have dominated the British election. Here's where the candidates stand on the things that matter to voters:iGeneral newsEconomyCampaignsImmigrationBusinessElectionsGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europe, 07 May 2015 04:15:47 GMTLEADING OFF: Burnett seeks better luck, Puig on rehab look at what's happening all around the major leagues Thursday:By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 02:44:37 GMTNew Zealander, 25, stands trial in China on drug charges, China (AP) — A 25-year-old New Zealander is standing trial in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou on drug smuggling charges.iGeneral newsDrug-related crimeSmugglingCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderChinaGuangzhouGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 07 May 2015 02:34:39 GMTLos Angeles chief concerned after police kill homeless man ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Wednesday he has yet to see evidence that would justify one of his officers fatally shooting an unarmed homeless man near Venice Beach.aGeneral newsCrimePoliceViolent crimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 02:10:45 GMTTornadoes in southern Plains, destroy homes, flip cars CITY (AP) — Tornadoes raked the southern Plains Wednesday, overturning cars on an Oklahoma City interstate and destroying dozens of homes.By KEN MILLERaGeneral newsProperty damageWeatherTornadoesFloodsStormsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersOklahomaOklahoma CityKansasNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 03:15:03 GMTGeorgia sheriff charged in shooting of real estate agent, Ga. (AP) — An Atlanta-area sheriff was charged with a misdemeanor Wednesday in the shooting of a real estate agent at a model home.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsGeorgiaLawrencevilleAtlantaUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 03:20:11 GMTSome key terms in Britain election campaign (AP) — Britain's unpredictable election is steeped in the rich — and sometimes confusing — lexicon of parliamentary democracy. Some key terms:By The Associated PressiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsGovernment and politicsCampaignsLegislatureElectionsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 07 May 2015 04:14:25 GMTWalker Cup teammates Smith, White win Four-Ball FRANCISCO (AP) — Walker Cup teammates Nathan Smith and Todd White won the inaugural U.S. Amateur Four-Ball on Wednesday, beating Sherrill Britt and Greg Earnhardt 7 and 5 in the championship match.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfUnited StatesSpartanburgNorth CarolinaNorth AmericaSouth Carolina, 07 May 2015 03:01:08 GMTSimmons, Freeman power Braves past Phillies, 7-5 (AP) — Freddie Freeman and Andrelton Simmons gave the Atlanta Braves a confidence boost to cap a long-awaited series win.By CHARLES ODUMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaPhiladelphiaGeorgiaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaNew York, 07 May 2015 03:05:49 GMTNo joke: Bob Uecker among broadcasters locked in booth (AP) — Brewers broadcaster and funnyman Bob Uecker was locked in the radio booth at Miller Park when the door handle broke during the sixth inning against the Dodgers Wednesday night.eArts and entertainmentSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 07 May 2015 02:58:33 GMTLongoria hits 2 HRs, Rays beat Red Sox 5-3 (AP) — Evan Longoria hit two solo homers, Kevin Jepsen worked out of an eighth-inning jam and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 on Wednesday night.By HOWARD ULMANsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballAthlete healthMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 02:44:13 GMTSubstance or style? Labour leader banks on geek appeal (AP) — It was an unexpected moment on the campaign trail.By DANICA KIRKAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 07 May 2015 04:11:06 GMTNFL finds Patriots employees probably deflated balls Brady: Unbelievable.By EDDIE PELLSaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsProfessional footballSports businessFootball, 07 May 2015 03:33:48 GMTGOP's Rick Santorum to announce 2016 plans at end of May (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum says he'll hold an event at the end of May to announce his decision on a potential 2016 presidential campaign.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElections, 07 May 2015 02:38:38 GMTManny Pacquiao has shoulder surgery Pacquiao underwent surgery on his injured right shoulder Wednesday following his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in boxing's richest fight ever.By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 03:29:28 GMT100 kidnapped migrants rescued outside Mexican capital CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say 100 kidnapped migrants were rescued from a home in Mexico State, near the capital.iGeneral newsKidnappingCrimeMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 07 May 2015 02:35:15 GMTMayweather's manager named in $300 million antitrust suit ANGELES (AP) — Oscar de la Hoya's boxing promotion company is suing Floyd Mayweather's manager and investors for $300 million, alleging they're trying to illegally monopolize U.S. championship fighting.sSportsBoxingMen's boxingMen's sportsMonopoly and antitrustLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsCorporate newsBusinessLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 02:16:49 GMTHonolulu police use sex assault charge in prostitution sting (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 legislatureViolent crimeSmugglingLaw and orderSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLegislatureState governmentsHonoluluChinaHawaiiUnited StatesNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 07 May 2015 02:28:51 GMTVolvo Ocean Race arrives at North American stop, R.I. (AP) — The first boats of the Volvo Ocean race have arrived at Rhode Island shores at Newport, their only North American stop of the round-the-world race.aGeneral newsSportsOceansEnvironment and natureNewportRhode IslandSpainSwedenNorth AmericaAlicanteGothenburgUnited StatesWestern EuropeEurope, 07 May 2015 03:47:10 GMTLatest on severe weather: Oklahoma City has flood emergency p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsProperty damageWeatherStormsTornadoesFloodsDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEvacuationsTrafficAccidentsTransportationOklahomaOklahoma CityNebraskaKansasHastingsUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 02:54:09 GMTCabrera, White Sox rally for 7-6 win over Tigers (AP) — Melky Cabrera homered and drove in four runs, and the Chicago White Sox scored four times in the eighth inning to rally past the Detroit Tigers 7-6 on Wednesday night.By JEFF ARNOLDsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 04:18:44 GMTPhilippine volcano ejects ash, but no violent eruption, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine volcano has spewed ash for the second time in less than a week but there were no signs of any eminent violent eruption, the country's chief volcano expert said Thursday.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherVolcanoesAccidents and disastersNatural disastersEnvironment and naturePhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 07 May 2015 03:32:49 GMTIMF says Asia to lead growth in 2015 despite China slowdown (AP) — Asian economies will lead world growth in 2015, expanding at a 5.6 percent pace that is level with last year, as recoveries in India and Japan help to offset the slowdown in China, the IMF said in a report Thursday.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyFinancial servicesIndustriesEnergy industryJapanEast AsiaChinaAsiaGreater China, 07 May 2015 03:53:05 GMTPeguero hits 2 homers, Rangers rout Astros 11-3 behind Lewis (AP) — Carlos Peguero hit a pair of solo homers, Shin-Soo Choo had a two-run shot and the Texas Rangers routed the Houston Astros 11-3 Wednesday night behind eight strong innings from Colby Lewis.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthHoustonTexasFresnoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 07 May 2015 03:26:32 GMTTexas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks YORK (AP) — The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security officials: a do-it-yourself terror plot, inspired by the Islamic State extremist group and facilitated through the ease of social media.By DAVID CRARY and ERIC TUCKERaGeneral newsTerrorismSocial mediaWar and unrestOnline mediaPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriGovernment surveillanceNational securityMediaAccidentsAccidents and disastersMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEventsPolitical issuesUnited StatesTexasNew YorkDistrict of ColumbiaMiddle EastMarylandNorth America, 07 May 2015 03:19:35 GMTCubs end Cardinals' 8-game streak with 6-5 win LOUIS (AP) — Anthony Rizzo homered with three RBIs and Jon Lester had a strong outing for the Chicago Cubs, who ended the St. Louis Cardinals' eight-game winning streak and their own four-game skid with a 6-4 victory on Wednesday night.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 03:25:16 GMTUK's personable David Cameron fights for political life (AP) — David Cameron's supporters paint him as a principled but pragmatic politician with a huge capacity for quick thinking and grace under pressure.By JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 07 May 2015 04:12:48 GMTLate goal gives Lightning victory, 3-0 lead on Canadiens, Fla. (AP) — Time was running out and the sellout crowd of 19,204 grew impatient, urging the Lightning to take one more crack at Carey Price.By FRED GOODALLsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTampaMontrealFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaQuebecCanada, 07 May 2015 03:29:58 GMTChile's Bachelet asks ministers to resign, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said on Wednesday that she has asked all her Cabinet ministers to submit their resignations and she will decide who stays and who leaves in the next 72 hours.By LUIS ANDRES HENAOiGeneral newsPolitical resignationsPolitical corruptionPolitical approval ratingsCabinetsPolitical scandalsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesPublic opinionSocial affairsChileSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 07 May 2015 02:47:58 GMTA look at leading figures in the tight British election (AP) — Britain's general election is on Thursday, and polls suggest the race between Labour and the Conservatives is too close to call. Here's a look at the leading figures in the campaign:iGeneral newsParliamentary electionsGovernment and politicsLegislatureNationalismElectionsUnited KingdomScotlandOxfordLondonEuropeWestern EuropeEngland, 07 May 2015 04:08:50 GMTCanada's Conservatives worried after Alberta election (AP) — A meeting of Canada's federal Conservative party was described as being like a "morgue" a day after Alberta, Canada's most conservative province, elected a left-of-center provincial government, ending a 44-year-old conservative party dynasty.By ROB GILLIESiGeneral newsElectionsGovernment and politicsConservatismAlbertaCanadaTorontoNorth AmericaOntario, 07 May 2015 04:29:18 GMTIndians rough up Danny Duffy, roll to 10-3 win over Royals CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just about everyone in the Cleveland lineup drove in a run, Carlos Carrasco tossed seven sharp innings and the Indians rolled to a 10-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.By DAVE SKRETTAsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 03:36:34 GMTLatest on severe weather: Another storm in Oklahoma City p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsStormsProperty damageWeatherTornadoesDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersTrafficEvacuationsAccidents and disastersAccidentsTransportationOklahomaOklahoma CityNebraskaKansasHastingsUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 02:45:54 GMTNHL Capsules (AP) — Rookie Andre Burakovsky scored his first two playoff goals and Braden Holtby saved a penalty shot, giving the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.By The Associated PresssSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyTampaNew York CityFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 07 May 2015 02:50:53 GMTCampaign seeks to help consumers pick safe blinds, shades (AP) — Trying to figure out which window blinds or shades are safe to buy for homes with young children?By JENNIFER C. KERRfBusinessLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationshipsConsumer safetyConsumer affairsProducts and servicesCorporate newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulations, 07 May 2015 02:49:23 GMTBurakovsky lifts Caps past Rangers 2-1 for 3-1 series lead (AP) — Back when he was 7, Andre Burakovsky tagged along to watch his father play in a professional hockey game in Sweden. The opposing goalie was none other than Henrik Lundqvist.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsStanley Cup FinalsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 04:14:04 GMTLatest on severe weather: Dozens of Oklahoma homes destroyed p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsStormsProperty damageWeatherTornadoesDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersTrafficEvacuationsAccidents and disastersAccidentsTransportationOklahomaOklahoma CityNebraskaKansasHastingsUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 02:44:16 GMTAsian shares sink after Wall Street drop, US economy fears (AP) — Asian markets drooped Thursday after comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve chief fanned fears about the American economy and sent Wall Street lower.By YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyLeading economic indicatorsFinancial marketsCommodity marketsStock marketsJapanUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 07 May 2015 03:02:03 GMTDrug trade's lowest rung: Peru's cocaine backpackers, Peru (AP) — The lung-searing ascents into the Andean highlands aren't what worry the untold hundreds of young men who hump backpacks loaded with drugs out of the remote, lawless valley that produces about 60 percent of Peru's cocaine.By FRANKLIN BRICENO and FRANK BAJAKiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimeLeisure travelTravelLifestylePeruSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 07 May 2015 04:05:39 GMTDeGrom strikes out 9, Mets beat Orioles 5-1 YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom bounced back from two subpar starts with seven overpowering innings, Dilson Herrera hit his first homer of the season among three hits and the New York Mets won their eighth straight over the Baltimore Orioles, 5-1 on Wednesday night.By HOWIE RUMBERGsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 02:11:28 GMTPrince Harry ends monthlong embedment with Australian army (AP) — Hundreds of cheering Australians crowded around Sydney's Opera House on Thursday to bid adieu to Britain's Prince Harry as he wrapped up a month-long embedment with the Australian army.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomAustraliaSydneyWestern EuropeEuropeOceaniaNew South Wales, 07 May 2015 03:37:24 GMTLind homers, doubles in Brewers' 6-3 win (AP) — Adam Lind homered and doubled and the Milwaukee Brewers scored five runs in the first inning off Joe Wieland in a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.By JOE DiGIOVANNIsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 03:18:45 GMTDrug trade's lowest rung: Peru's expendable cocaine couriers, Peru (AP) — He slides two T-shirts, shorts, canned tuna, toasted corn and boiled potatoes into the rucksack atop 11 pounds of semi-refined cocaine. In a side pocket, a .38-caliber Chinese pistol.By FRANKLIN BRICENO and FRANK BAJAKiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeInternational tradeCrimeMountainsSmugglingLeisure travelTravelLifestyleEconomyBusinessCorrectional systemsLaw and orderEnvironment and natureGovernment and politicsPeruSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 07 May 2015 04:07:17 GMTPanel backs plan for nuclear waste disposal near Lake Huron CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Canadian advisory panel Wednesday endorsed a fiercely debated plan to bury waste from nuclear power plants less than a mile from Lake Huron, saying it had concluded the project would pose no danger to the environment.By JOHN FLESHERaBusinessGeneral newsLakesWaste managementEnergy industryWater environmentEnvironment and natureState legislatureUtilitiesIndustriesEnvironmentLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsLake HuronTraverse CityNorth AmericaMichiganUnited States, 07 May 2015 02:36:38 GMTRosario homers in debut in Twins' 13-0 win over A's (AP) — Eddie Rosario homered on the first pitch he saw in his major league career, Eduardo Escobar also homered and had five RBIs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 13-0 on Wednesday night.By ADAM CZECHsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 03:34:44 GMTAuthor faces heckler at forum about book on Missoula rapes, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula audience gave the best-selling author of a book about the city's mishandling of rape cases a standing ovation Wednesday and then booed a heckler who had elbowed his way to the stage and called Jon Krakauer a liar.By MATT VOLZaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeMissoulaMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 03:17:38 GMTLatest on severe weather: Tornado hits zoo in Oklahoma p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsStormsProperty damageWeatherTornadoesDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersAccidents and disastersTrafficEvacuationsAccidentsTransportationOklahomaOklahoma CityNebraskaKansasHastingsUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 03:08:53 GMT2nd Uber office in China under investigation (AP) — Chinese police have visited Uber offices in a second city in a widening investigation into the company's operations in China.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyMunicipal governmentsCorporate legal affairsCorporate newsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsChinaChengduBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 07 May 2015 03:40:45 GMTLatest on severe weather: Animals secure at Oklahoma zoo p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsProperty damageStormsWeatherTornadoesDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersAccidents and disastersTrafficEvacuationsAccidentsTransportationOklahomaOklahoma CityNebraskaKansasHastingsUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 04:16:33 GMTLeBron's 33 lead Cavaliers past Bulls 106-91 in Game 2 (AP) — The headband returned. The aggressiveness, dunks and dazzling plays all came back, too.By TOM WITHERSsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 07 May 2015 03:06:02 GMT