FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 25 May 2015 22:36:40 -0700Beleskey scores in OT, Ducks beat Chicago 5-4 in wild Game 5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9685484658994ca9bec755355c2cf303ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks stumbled back to their dressing room after regulation in disbelief. Jonathan Toews had just scored two improbable goals in 72 seconds, and Game 5 of the Western Conference finals was headed into an overtime where everything seemed tilted toward Chicago.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsStanley Cup FinalsMen's sportsMen's hockeyHockeyProfessional hockeyEventsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9685484658994ca9bec755355c2cf303Tue, 26 May 2015 05:25:04 GMTColon gets 7th win, 2nd hit to lead Mets over Phillies 6-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e7580f1fc004985a1eceafc4f870323NEW YORK (AP) — Bartolo Colon kept his helmet on this time.By RONALD BLUMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e7580f1fc004985a1eceafc4f870323Tue, 26 May 2015 01:35:00 GMTLaunching campaign, Sanders appeals to party's Warren winghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd76e7a0aecc48589a164697df0ec0b9PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a presidential campaign, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders might be the next best thing.By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionNational electionsElectionsNew HampshireVermontBurlingtonPortsmouthUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd76e7a0aecc48589a164697df0ec0b9Tue, 26 May 2015 04:38:36 GMTGalapagos Island volcano erupts first time in 33 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb446b6195b74901a26b3df2fd6e7cb2QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A volcano atop one of the Galapagos Islands has erupted for the first time in 33 years, threatening a fragile ecosystem that inspired Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.iGeneral newsScienceVolcanoesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureEcuadorGalapagos IslandsSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb446b6195b74901a26b3df2fd6e7cb2Tue, 26 May 2015 03:50:42 GMTCorporate maneuver at Samsung strengthens heir's influencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e25659ccbee4b198c78e526de811080SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Two key Samsung companies are merging in a step toward ensuring the son of the group's ailing chairman inherits control of the theme parks to smartphones conglomerate.By YOUKYUNG LEEhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate newsFinancial servicesIndustriesOwnership changesSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e25659ccbee4b198c78e526de811080Tue, 26 May 2015 04:36:00 GMTHorses return to Mackinac Island in rite of springhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a738aa2688474643aea40ed3c8d081d5MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Horses do the heavy lifting on Mackinac Island, hauling people and cargo across the car-free tourist destination in northern Michigan.By MIKE HOUSEHOLDERaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleLeisure travelMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a738aa2688474643aea40ed3c8d081d5Tue, 26 May 2015 05:10:25 GMT3 burglars share tips of trade in crime prevention videohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a56f35108e0f4701915ecec886dfc0bcCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police looking to educate the public about ways to prevent break-ins turned to the experts — a trio of convicted burglars.By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSaGeneral newsOdditiesCrimeTheftOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a56f35108e0f4701915ecec886dfc0bcTue, 26 May 2015 05:19:00 GMTTaiwan proposes plan to ease South China Sea tensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69f28b9457c84cc78a211699266d4bf5TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou laid out a plan Tuesday to ease tensions in a vast, resource-rich Asian ocean where China has chafed against its neighbors by expanding islets with landfill to solidify its claims in the region.By RALPH JENNINGSiGeneral newsInternational relationsTerritorial disputesForeign policyPolitical organizationsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestDiplomacyGovernment policyTaiwanChinaTaipeiEast AsiaSouth China SeaBeijingSoutheast AsiaUnited StatesEast China SeaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69f28b9457c84cc78a211699266d4bf5Tue, 26 May 2015 05:00:28 GMTMontoya earns $2.4 million for Indy 500 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee74ce6e2dc14723aa350f93efc478f9INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya was all smiles at the victory banquet Monday night where he celebrated his second Indy 500 win in three tries.By JIM JOHNSONsSportsIndyCarAutomobile racingIndianapolis 500Formula OneEventsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee74ce6e2dc14723aa350f93efc478f9Tue, 26 May 2015 02:59:03 GMTCalifornia looks to Australia for tips on surviving droughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a2d99a1d7164eabbb4c16f83b09d92dSYDNEY (AP) — California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.By KRISTEN GELINEAU and ELLEN KNICKMEYERiBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsScienceSmall businessWeather forecastsWeatherEmergency managementMunicipal governmentsDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersAccidents and disastersWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationLocal governmentsAgricultureIndustriesAustraliaCaliforniaSydneySan FranciscoOceaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew South Waleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a2d99a1d7164eabbb4c16f83b09d92dTue, 26 May 2015 01:29:34 GMTAustralia to pass law to strip citizenship for terror crimeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8824ac64d48e458d9a7e055f6387bb58CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia plans to pass a law within weeks to give the government power to strip citizenship from dual nationals who are suspected terrorists even if they are not convicted of a crime, the prime minister said Tuesday.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsWar and unrestTerrorismGovernment and politicsCrimeAustraliaMiddle EastOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8824ac64d48e458d9a7e055f6387bb58Tue, 26 May 2015 04:54:20 GMTPujols' RBI single in 9th gives Angels 4-3 win over Padreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14741b2e833d4677953ebd2623cfdb93ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a two-out, broken-bat single with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Angels a walk-off win over the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Monday night.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaSan DiegoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14741b2e833d4677953ebd2623cfdb93Tue, 26 May 2015 04:40:14 GMTBrides for sale: European women lured for sham marriageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/626dc3bcccfb470686e26f4ac7697361LONDON (AP) — Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.By SYLVIA HUI and KAREL JANICEKiGeneral newsObituariesSocial affairsSmugglingCrimeUnited KingdomScotlandManchesterEuropeSlovakiaLatviaWestern EuropeEnglandEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/626dc3bcccfb470686e26f4ac7697361Tue, 26 May 2015 03:14:53 GMTNFL player Ray McDonald posts bail after California arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afba174945fc409ab6a0ea873341877cSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — NFL player Ray McDonald has been released from jail after posting bail for a domestic violence arrest in Northern California.By KRISTIN J. BENDER and ANDREW SELIGMANaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsCelebrityArrestsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports businessViolent crimeCrimeProfessional footballFootballLaw and orderLegal proceedingsWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationCaliforniaSan JoseUnited StatesNorth AmericaSan Franciscohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afba174945fc409ab6a0ea873341877cTue, 26 May 2015 05:14:42 GMTThreats to 6 international flights cause scarehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77ad490d0ba34720adc35582cc529894NEW YORK (AP) — Anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners on Monday, possibly from the same source, caused a scare involving at least six international flights at airports in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts.tTravelLifestyleUnited StatesNew York CityBostonNewarkNorth AmericaNew YorkMassachusettsNew Jerseyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77ad490d0ba34720adc35582cc529894Tue, 26 May 2015 01:33:06 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b50153b23f447fc9369762a298b73abToday is Tuesday, May 26, the 146th day of 2015. There are 219 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaUnited StatesMoscowMiddle EastNorth AmericaRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b50153b23f447fc9369762a298b73abTue, 26 May 2015 04:00:36 GMTCharter deal seeks to keep cable consolidation on trackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c20b4b4e217b45509b3334c53cebc96bCharter Communications Inc. is said to be nearing a deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for $55 billion. It would be the latest in a series of deals that have reshaped the cable-TV industry.By The Associated PresshtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCable televisionSatellite televisionTelevisionMediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesTelecommunicationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c20b4b4e217b45509b3334c53cebc96bTue, 26 May 2015 05:02:09 GMTTwister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4024c9f0027a4dc7964326f306ad9604CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.By SETH ROBBINS and MARK STEVENSONiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageDisaster planning and responseFloodsSearch and rescue effortsNatural disastersTornadoesAccidents and disastersMissing personsEmergency managementStormsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsTexasMexicoSan MarcosDel RioUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4024c9f0027a4dc7964326f306ad9604Tue, 26 May 2015 02:54:54 GMTLawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42b22dfc89fc4538aa06b5648bf23acdLAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous and police said there was no active homicide investigation.By KEN RITTERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentPoisoningCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimeDiseases and conditionsHealthLaw and orderLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42b22dfc89fc4538aa06b5648bf23acdTue, 26 May 2015 02:04:38 GMTHutchison pitches Blue Jays past White Sox 5-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09122cd7b52e46708a1bee708c0a73caTORONTO (AP) — Drew Hutchison pitched a four-hitter, Justin Smoak and Josh Donaldson homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-0 on Monday night.By IAN HARRISONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09122cd7b52e46708a1bee708c0a73caTue, 26 May 2015 01:34:18 GMTBears release Ray McDonald after arrest in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea799d8e376e46bf867b349d18e88d29SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a baby.By KRISTIN J. BENDER and ANDREW SELIGMANaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsCelebrityCrimeArrestsSports businessViolent crimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAnimal healthHealthNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationLaw and orderCaliforniaSan FranciscoSan JoseUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea799d8e376e46bf867b349d18e88d29Tue, 26 May 2015 05:22:16 GMTObama at Arlington: Never stop paying tribute to the fallenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cc8fb5455944ad2afefba88bf519e27ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsVeteransParadesHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureUnited StatesVirginiaAfghanistanDetroitMichiganNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cc8fb5455944ad2afefba88bf519e27Tue, 26 May 2015 03:44:10 GMTRest home fire in central China kills 38http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1213f6951e4a4b90afbf7091259a68adBEIJING (AP) — A fire that swept through a rest home in central China killed 38 people and injured six, Chinese authorities said Tuesday.iGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1213f6951e4a4b90afbf7091259a68adTue, 26 May 2015 02:40:39 GMTCouple missing 2 weeks in California drank rain, ate orangeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16976b3bc09941809881ae789b0139c4WARNER SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — An elderly husband and wife stranded for two weeks in Southern California's high desert ate oranges and a pie and drank rain water that they collected in cups, but the 79-year-old husband died at some point before the couple's rescue, authorities said Monday.aGeneral newsMissing personsCaliforniaSanta AnaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16976b3bc09941809881ae789b0139c4Tue, 26 May 2015 02:18:17 GMTStunning 36 percent rise in US visits to Cuba since Januaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c6e52cb95ee404eb72372c7d687436eHAVANA (AP) — The thaw in relations between the U.S. and Cuba has led to a stunning 36 percent increase in visits by Americans to the island, including thousands who are flying into Cuba from third countries like Mexico in order to sidestep U.S. restrictions on tourism.By BETH J. HARPAZiGeneral newsTravelLifestyleRestoring U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relationsCustomer statisticsEventsCorporate newsBusinessInternational relationsGovernment and politicsCubaHavanaCaribbeanUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c6e52cb95ee404eb72372c7d687436eTue, 26 May 2015 04:03:34 GMTThe Latest: Search suspended in flood-ravaged Texas countyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c8a7ee3a52a4e63bebff22d015b8d0e9:30 p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsSearch and rescue effortsNatural disastersTornadoesAccidents and disastersStormsMissing personsDisaster planning and responseState governmentsAccidentsTransportationGovernment and politicsTexasSan MarcosDel RioCorpus ChristiAustinOklahomaHoustonSan AntonioMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c8a7ee3a52a4e63bebff22d015b8d0eTue, 26 May 2015 02:45:47 GMTNBA MVP Stephen Curry takes nasty fall, walks off courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b320462638f3402897908dcc8e315b3fHOUSTON (AP) — MVP Stephen Curry was able to return to Game 4 of the Western Conference finals after a nasty spill where he flipped over in the air and his head crashed to the court against Houston on Monday night.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b320462638f3402897908dcc8e315b3fTue, 26 May 2015 02:51:55 GMTAsia stocks gain as China announcements spur Shanghaihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d28febd3de7143eeae46dcf1bad3bc7cTOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly gained Tuesday after China promoted an array of infrastructure projects as open to private investment and said it was slashing tariffs on imported clothing and other consumer goods. Investors lacked other cues, with markets in London and the U.S. closed for holidays on Monday.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesHong KongChinaJapanShanghaiEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d28febd3de7143eeae46dcf1bad3bc7cTue, 26 May 2015 04:32:33 GMTAP source: Cleveland reaches deal with Justice on policinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dd636164b494693a7c7693c2d7eca2aWASHINGTON (AP) — The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, and the agreement could be announced as soon as Tuesday, a senior federal law enforcement official said.By ERIC TUCKERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderUnited StatesClevelandNorth AmericaOhiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dd636164b494693a7c7693c2d7eca2aTue, 26 May 2015 03:28:59 GMTThe Latest: Reported tornado leaves 1 dead, 4 hurt in Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/114d8825c860436a9a81c989a1c36b4b10:30 p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsNatural disastersTornadoesAccidents and disastersSearch and rescue effortsStormsMissing personsDisaster planning and responseState governmentsCrimeViolent crimeAccidentsTransportationGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryLocal governmentsTexasSan MarcosDel RioCorpus ChristiAustinHoustonSan AntonioMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/114d8825c860436a9a81c989a1c36b4bTue, 26 May 2015 03:56:46 GMTMorton solid in return as Pirates top Marlins 4-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f64b3642fa14085bd13022d79591ec2PITTSBURGH (AP) — Charlie Morton spent much of the offseason waiting for his surgically repaired hip to heal and most of spring training waiting for his form to return.By WILL GRAVESsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPennsylvaniaPittsburghUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f64b3642fa14085bd13022d79591ec2Tue, 26 May 2015 02:45:23 GMTHomer happy: Dodgers hit 3 in 8th to beat Braves 6-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb634e01f09e4c278679b49e535a3c7dLOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre Ethier made it clear in spring training: He wanted to be an everyday player.By BETH HARRISsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb634e01f09e4c278679b49e535a3c7dTue, 26 May 2015 04:05:43 GMTMan diagnosed with Lassa fever dies in US after Liberia triphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ab2ef87bfec41ccbcef0f438eaa775fNEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever — a frightening infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said.By MIKE STOBBEaGeneral newsDiagnosis and treatmentInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthAfricaNew JerseyWest AfricaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ab2ef87bfec41ccbcef0f438eaa775fTue, 26 May 2015 02:53:40 GMTAt least 3 missing in Florida waters, 1 off Mississippihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a77c88a47654244a6853b0b0ee2d572MIAMI (AP) — Rough surf churned up dangerous conditions from swimmers and complicated rescue efforts along Florida beaches over a holiday weekend in which at least four people went missing in boating and swimming incidents, authorities said.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMissing personsCoastlines and beachesEnvironment and natureMiamiFloridaMississippiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a77c88a47654244a6853b0b0ee2d572Tue, 26 May 2015 01:39:16 GMTBones in SF Bay Area found to be student missing since 1982http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3872023c9c724408857e6b720823aa96FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Bones found in the San Francisco Bay Area are those of a Swedish exchange student who disappeared in the area in 1982, authorities said Monday.aGeneral newsTheftMissing personsCrimeInternational studentsEducationSocial affairsFremontCaliforniaSan FranciscoNovatoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3872023c9c724408857e6b720823aa96Tue, 26 May 2015 05:10:44 GMTCalifornia looks Down Under for drought advicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc2d6504df994b329183732ee6927095SYDNEY (AP) — California's longest and sharpest drought on record has its increasingly desperate water stewards looking for solutions in Australia, the world's driest inhabited continent.By KRISTEN GELINEAU and ELLEN KNICKMEYERhtBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsScienceSmall businessWeather forecastsWeatherEmergency managementAccidents and disastersMunicipal governmentsProduction facilitiesAgricultureTechnologyNatural disastersWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationLocal governmentsCorporate newsIndustriesCommodity marketsFinancial marketsAustraliaCaliforniaSydneyUnited StatesSan FranciscoOceaniaNorth AmericaNew South Waleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc2d6504df994b329183732ee6927095Tue, 26 May 2015 01:27:32 GMTFire at rest home in central China kills 38 peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d495ac2f35f64147b599504abdff6820BEIJING (AP) — A fire swept through a rest home in central China, killing 38 people and injuring six, Chinese authorities said Tuesday.iGeneral newsFiresSeniorsAccidents and disastersChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d495ac2f35f64147b599504abdff6820Tue, 26 May 2015 05:06:59 GMTThe Latest: Flash flood emergency declared in Houston areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7da5544bcde44b38bb78176c3ad0e1c511:15 p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersTornadoesSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersMissing personsState governmentsCrimeViolent crimeAccidentsTransportationGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryLocal governmentsTexasSan MarcosDel RioCorpus ChristiHoustonAustinSan AntonioMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7da5544bcde44b38bb78176c3ad0e1c5Tue, 26 May 2015 04:30:55 GMTAlabama's Emma Talley wins NCAA golf titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9fb9e74af04437bb2798fdb43fca05eBRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Alabama's Emma Talley won the NCAA women's individual golf championship Monday to become the fifth player to win the title and the U.S. Women's Amateur.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's golfCollege sportsGolfBradentonUnited StatesFloridaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9fb9e74af04437bb2798fdb43fca05eTue, 26 May 2015 01:31:07 GMTAP PHOTOS: Indigenous beauty queen chosen in Ecuadorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9567877c97347b99970bf9ccaaca811QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — There was no bathing suit or modern evening gown competition in this beauty contest.By DOLORES OCHOAiGeneral newsBeauty pageantsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentEcuadorSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9567877c97347b99970bf9ccaaca811Tue, 26 May 2015 04:00:30 GMTHarden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20c4255177234c4d99ae9de5ce2e2466HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston's embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthEventsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20c4255177234c4d99ae9de5ce2e2466Tue, 26 May 2015 05:23:37 GMTCelebrity birthdays for the week of May 31-June 6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76c11a94b78444e9bb9619b6ec2a4d3fMay 31: Actor-director Clint Eastwood is 85. Singer Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary is 77. Keyboardist Augie Meyers of the Texas Tornadoes and the Sir Douglas Quintet is 75. Actress Sharon Gless ("Cagney and Lacey") is 72. Actor Tom Berenger is 65. Actor Gregory Harrison is 65. Actor Kyle Secor ("Homicide: Life on the Street") is 58. Comedian Chris Elliott is 55. Actress Lea Thompson is 54. Singer Corey Hart is 53. Rapper DMC of Run-DMC is 51. Actress Brooke Shields is 50. Country bassist Ed Adkins of The Derailers is 48. Actress Archie Panjabi ("The Good Wife") is 43. Actor Colin Farrell is 39. Trumpet player Scott Klopfenstein of Reel Big Fish is 38. Drummer Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy is 35. Rapper Waka Flocka Flame is 29. Actor Curtis Williams Jr. ("Parent'Hood") is 28. Singer Normani Hamilton is 19.By The Associated PresseArts and entertainmentCelebrityEntertainmentMusichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76c11a94b78444e9bb9619b6ec2a4d3fTue, 26 May 2015 05:02:25 GMTCause of death of child in swing undetermined after autopsyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe814f1f2da04ad890adc6f430b9aa09BALTIMORE (AP) — An autopsy has been completed on a child who was found dead in a park swing as his mother pushed him, but the cause of death remains under investigation, police said Monday.By KASEY JONESaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLaw and orderCrimeMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe814f1f2da04ad890adc6f430b9aa09Tue, 26 May 2015 01:33:36 GMTChina downplays South China Sea island developmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a653ab7f799e4635b8f4e2797f5aed49BEIJING (AP) — China is comparing its controversial island reclamation project in the South China Sea to ordinary construction going on in other parts of the country, such as the building of roads and apartments.iGeneral newsChinaSouth China SeaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a653ab7f799e4635b8f4e2797f5aed49Tue, 26 May 2015 04:20:59 GMTAmericans find ways to visit Cuba despite tourism banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15d0f910a5e44ce2ac77ddc57332bf31HAVANA (AP) — "Is travel to Cuba for tourist activities permitted? No." That's what the U.S. Treasury Department website says. And yet Havana is loaded with Americans, from the Floridita bar, where they pose for photos with a bust of Ernest Hemingway, to the Rum Museum, where they swig rum samples after trudging through dim displays of old casks.By BETH J. HARPAZiGeneral newsTravelLifestyleReligionSailingJudaismLeisure travelSocial affairsSportsCubaHavanaCaribbeanUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15d0f910a5e44ce2ac77ddc57332bf31Tue, 26 May 2015 04:05:21 GMTAP PHOTOS: India's Modi shows media savvy in his first yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d2b1736803c4e7eb1a97f656ed47332NEW DELHI (AP) — As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wraps up his first year on the job, one thing is clear: He understands the power of a good photo.iGeneral newsArt photographyGovernment and politicsMediaVisual artsArts and entertainmentNew DelhiIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d2b1736803c4e7eb1a97f656ed47332Tue, 26 May 2015 02:22:04 GMTPolice: 3 kids hurt when waterspout uproots bounce househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5ae6a6ed9e1411590faa59a6ee44081MIAMI (AP) — A waterspout uprooted an inflatable bounce house with three children inside it on a South Florida beach Monday, but the youngsters were tossed to the sand before it flew above palm trees and over four lanes of traffic, police said.By JENNIFER KAYaGeneral newsTornadoesNatural disastersWeatherAccidents and disastersMiamiFloridaFort LauderdaleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5ae6a6ed9e1411590faa59a6ee44081Tue, 26 May 2015 02:15:23 GMTAP source: Cleveland, Justice Department reach policing dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd0ef5c822584375af6add1ef3b002e3WASHINGTON (AP) — Cleveland has reached a settlement with the Department of Justice over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by its police department, and it could be announced as soon as Tuesday, a senior federal law enforcement official said.By ERIC TUCKERwGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesViolent crimeCrimeEventsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd0ef5c822584375af6add1ef3b002e3Tue, 26 May 2015 04:48:15 GMTMalaysia: Human traffickers' camps had 139 suspected graveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5f479eaeaca4b9aa08fee087c48dfb0WANG KELIAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities say a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used to cage migrants, shedding more light on a regional trade that preyed on some of Southeast Asia's most desperate people.By EILEEN NGiGeneral newsForensicsLaw and orderMalaysiaThailandSoutheast AsiaMyanmarBangladeshAsiaSouth Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5f479eaeaca4b9aa08fee087c48dfb0Tue, 26 May 2015 04:34:22 GMTHamilton hitless in return, Texas wins 6th in a rowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c665e66d5a74600a6b13156fce4e302CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Hamilton has played in two World Series, appeared in five All-Star Games and won a Most Valuable Player Award.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTexasNew York CityClevelandUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew YorkOhiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c665e66d5a74600a6b13156fce4e302Tue, 26 May 2015 01:22:07 GMT