FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 May 2016 17:36:27 -07:00Real estate world aflutter as Obama looks for his next home, 25 May 2016 21:38:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Real estate circles are buzzing over reports that President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, have decided to lease a nine-bedroom mansion in one of Washington's poshest neighborhoods when he leaves office in January. Missing journalist may not be hostage of rebels, 25 May 2016 22:18:51 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's president said Wednesday that a Spanish journalist missing in a lawless region might not be a hostage of leftist rebels as has been widely thought in this war-weary country, but instead is reporting from inside a rebel camp. lava flows open on active Hawaii volcano, 25 May 2016 23:10:20 GMTHAWAII NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii (AP) — Two new lava flows have broken out at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, but neither is threatening nearby communities. Suicide still a risk at New Orleans jail, 25 May 2016 21:59:39 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Staffers at the New Orleans jail that opened last September "just have no clue" about how to run it, a court-appointed jail monitor said during a Wednesday federal court hearing aimed at determining whether a parish sheriff should continue to operate the lockup.' dilemma: Fly solo or keep waiting at Man United?, 25 May 2016 21:27:34 GMTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — A banner draped over one of the giant stands at Old Trafford reads: "Giggs — Tearing You Apart Since 1991." homeowners sue Houston, alleging negligence, 25 May 2016 23:39:27 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A citizen's group and homeowners who have recently suffered repeat flood damage have sued Houston for negligence, alleging the city backed improvements at a commercial development they say were made without putting in adequate drainage. Auto Workers union endorses Hillary Clinton, 25 May 2016 22:51:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The United Auto Workers union is endorsing Democrat Hillary Clinton for president. problem knocks Yankees 1B Teixeira out of lineup again, 25 May 2016 22:47:57 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Slumping first baseman Mark Teixeira is out of the New York Yankees' lineup against Toronto because his neck is bothering him again. sentenced for killing, dismembering girlfriend in Panama, 26 May 2016 00:19:45 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — A California man was sentenced to 26 years in prison Wednesday for killing his girlfriend in Panama, dismembering her body with a machete and disposing of her remains in the jungle. in shootings on Phoenix-area highway had body armor, 25 May 2016 22:33:45 GMTFOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) — A gunman armed with a rifle, body armor and extra ammunition opened fire on vehicles on a highway in the Phoenix outskirts, leaving at least two people injured before police captured him near a stolen car that crashed into a ditch, authorities said Wednesday. Unruly group instigated violence at Trump rally, 26 May 2016 00:05:15 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A day after a riot erupted outside a Donald Trump rally, Albuquerque officials blamed the downtown melee not on impassioned politics but on an unruly group intent on creating chaos in a city that has seen more than its share of violence., Martin, Hendrick selected to NASCAR Hall of Fame, 25 May 2016 21:58:10 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Drivers Benny Parsons and Mark Martin and car owners Rick Hendrick, Richard Childress and Raymond Parks were inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday. judge clears way for Confederate monument removal, 25 May 2016 21:23:48 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has lifted a restraining order that barred the city of Louisville, Kentucky, from removing a 120-year-old monument to Confederate soldiers that sits near the University of Louisville. fuel great growth potential for US Internet gambling, 25 May 2016 21:37:43 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as ever-greater percentages of the public use smartphones, participants in a major gambling conference said Wednesday. Latest: Man charged in shooting death of 8-month-old son, 25 May 2016 23:19:20 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting death of an 8-month-old boy in St. Louis (all times local): companies lead the way as US stocks keep rising, 26 May 2016 00:11:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks climbed Wednesday as investors continued to recover some confidence in the health of the global economy. That sent oil prices higher and gave energy companies a boost, while materials companies also climbed higher. power outage disrupts Seattle's downtown core, 25 May 2016 22:16:03 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A noon-time power outage in Seattle's downtown core turned intersections into parking lots, left people stranded in elevators and disrupted the city's transit system. kidnapping suspect charged in unrelated killing, 25 May 2016 21:39:10 GMTMUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan man was charged Wednesday with killing a female jogger in 2014, after authorities investigating him in the recent abduction of a 16-year-old girl say they matched a gun in his van to the fatal shooting. Tourism spending in Utah grew to nearly $8 billion, 25 May 2016 22:03:59 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tourism spending in Utah has hit a new high of $7.98 billion, driven in part by record visitation to the state's five national parks, according to a new report released Wednesday from the University of Utah. envoy says radically more must be done for Mideast peace, 25 May 2016 22:47:38 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N.'s top Mideast envoy says Palestinians in Gaza are growing ever more desperate and unless "radically more" is done to address the situation, it is only a matter of time before there is another escalation of violence. accused of demoting employee for maternity leave, 26 May 2016 00:11:17 GMTWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Federal officials are suing a South Florida school district, claiming an assistant principal was demoted for taking maternity leave. bill, engineers can't operate trains if license pulled, 25 May 2016 21:47:31 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A top state lawmaker said Wednesday he will push for a vote this week on legislation that would prevent engineers from operating trains if their driver's licenses are revoked or suspended for drunken driving violations. hiker found dead last year kept journal of ordeal, 26 May 2016 00:28:08 GMTAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — An Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were discovered last year survived at least 26 days after getting lost, kept a journal of her ordeal and ultimately resigned herself to the idea she was going to die and it could be years before her remains were located, according to investigatory documents. hits long homer as Rangers beat Angels 15-9, 25 May 2016 23:22:09 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Like Rougned Odor before him, Nomar Mazara is having an impact for the Texas Rangers as the youngest player in the major leagues. Latest: University investigating mess at California lake, 26 May 2016 00:14:48 GMTREDDING, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on trash left behind at a California lake after an annual trip by fraternity and sorority members (all times local): airport to be named in honor of astronaut John Glenn, 25 May 2016 21:56:41 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Astronaut John Glenn is getting an airport named in his honor in his home state of Ohio. Magic Kingdom world's top theme park, drawing 20M, 25 May 2016 21:38:48 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney World's Magic Kingdom continues to be the top amusement park draw in the world with 20.5 million visitors in 2015, according to a report released Wednesday. moments from the National Spelling Bee, 25 May 2016 23:30:40 GMTOXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The 284 kids competing in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee got their first opportunity to approach the microphone on Wednesday — and to hear the dreaded bell that signals an incorrect spelling. At the end of Wednesday's onstage rounds, the field was cut to 45 spellers for Thursday's finals. beat Padres 4-3 in 10 innings, 13th win in 14 games, 26 May 2016 00:24:08 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford's alert baserunning in the second inning gave the Giants an early lift. His long single in the 10th capped another walkoff win.'s Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalition, 26 May 2016 00:05:46 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu named one of Israel's most polarizing politicians as defense minister on Wednesday, solidifying his parliamentary majority at the risk of antagonizing the international community and his own military — and clouding already slim hopes for a resumption of peace efforts. Airlines pilots picket, say contract talks slowed, 26 May 2016 00:21:06 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of Hawaiian Airlines pilots picketed Wednesday for a new collective bargaining agreement a week after voting to allow union representatives to call for a strike if necessary. hurler winds up for gov race, but could be wild pitch, 25 May 2016 23:04:30 GMTBURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Bill Lee is fielding so many phone calls he's beginning to have second thoughts about his run for Vermont governor. beating Sale, Indians top Quintana, White Sox 4-3, 25 May 2016 21:48:29 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Corey Kluber allowed two runs over 7 1/3 innings and the Cleveland Indians roughed up a top White Sox pitcher for the second straight day in a 4-3 win over Chicago on Wednesday. CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small, 25 May 2016 21:49:00 GMTFor the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off. say GOP convention protest area could foster clashes, 25 May 2016 21:33:49 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Organizers for two groups on opposite ends of the political spectrum are unhappy with a protest route designated for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, arguing it restricts their free-speech rights and creates the possibility of clashes. Vermont troopers more likely to search black drivers, 26 May 2016 00:16:49 GMTSOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) — Black drivers stopped by Vermont State Police were five times more likely to be searched than white drivers, even though contraband was more likely to be found when white motorists were searched, according to a report on five years of traffic-stop data. wins 7th straight, Mets beat Nats 2-0 to take series, 25 May 2016 22:12:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Matz pitched through the eighth inning for the first time in his big league career, and the most satisfying pitch was his final one, a sinker to Bryce Harper. speaker's former chief of staff takes stand, 25 May 2016 22:08:17 GMTOPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard's former chief of staff testified Wednesday that he became uncomfortable at times when Hubbard's personal business dealings appeared to intersect with the official functions of his office., Twins stave off another sweep with 7-5 win over Royals, 25 May 2016 22:02:57 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With one powerful swing, Miguel Sano put the Minnesota Twins in front of the Kansas City Royals and out of their frustration. person charged in investigation of coal exec's death, 26 May 2016 00:01:31 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A third person has been charged in the death of former coal executive Bennett Hatfield. protests but no violence this time outside Trump rally, 25 May 2016 23:24:45 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A day after violent protesters outside a Donald Trump rally threw burning items at police and toppled barricades, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee railed against "Crooked Hillary" Clinton and leaders in his own party who haven't yet endorsed him in a boisterous but less heated rally Wednesday. pay in 2015: When a $468,449 raise is typical, 25 May 2016 21:24:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks — a big fat zero. man charged in shooting death of 8-month-old son, 26 May 2016 00:09:57 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis-area father was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder in the death of his 8-month-old son — a shooting an investigator says happened after the man threatened his wife who told him during a car ride she wanted a divorce. gives drug convict probation, cites other consequences, 25 May 2016 21:23:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Connecticut college student convicted of smuggling cocaine from Jamaica has been sentenced in New York to probation. slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty, 26 May 2016 00:28:57 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The husband of a woman gunned down at a historic black church in Charleston with eight other people said Wednesday he won't be at peace until the man charged in the slayings is put to death. taken off plane in Denver after kicking, screaming, 26 May 2016 00:02:37 GMTDENVER (AP) — Authorities say a passenger was removed from a Frontier Airlines plane at the Denver airport after she dropped to the floor of the aircraft and began kicking and screaming before the plane took off.'Lost my way': Murray pushed to 5 sets again at French Open, 26 May 2016 00:24:00 GMTPARIS (AP) — As if ordering room service, Andy Murray's latest unheralded French Open tormenter requested that a can of Coke and a Mars bar be brought to him right there on Court Philippe Chatrier for sustenance during their five-setter. officers charged in prisoner death sue state, 25 May 2016 23:17:31 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Two Baltimore police officers facing criminal charges in the death of a young black man whose neck was broken in the back of a police van have sued the city's top prosecutor and an official in the sheriff's office for defamation. Steve Kerr: Warriors on brink but ready to rally, 25 May 2016 23:01:12 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Steve Kerr gave his Golden State players a much-needed mental day off with time to rest their weary bodies, and he got back to work trying to figure out how to save the season against a powerful Thunder team that shows no signs of slowing down. House speaker again defies governor on budget, 25 May 2016 21:48:52 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois' Democratic House speaker is proceeding with his own budget for the next year in defiance of pro-business legislation sought by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, escalating a dispute that has left the state without a budget for 11 months.