FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 29 May 2015 09:26:43 -0700Muhammadu Buhari takes over Nigeria in crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fb19c758a084f84be64aad649a5a83aABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians celebrated their newly reinforced democracy Friday, dancing, singing praises and releasing white doves as Muhammadu Buhari, the first candidate to beat a sitting president at the polls, became their president.By MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment payHuman rights and civil libertiesInternational relationsGovernment business and financeBusinessSocial issuesSocial affairsNigeriaAfricaWest Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fb19c758a084f84be64aad649a5a83aFri, 29 May 2015 14:35:00 GMTThe Latest: Gasquet haunted by French Open pigeonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/567af980242b4984a4b84a0106016725PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsTennisMen's soccerSoccerEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/567af980242b4984a4b84a0106016725Fri, 29 May 2015 15:30:43 GMTDeath toll from Baghdad hotel bombings rises to 15http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f57870e0f6f4136b222fe9df439919eBAGHDAD (AP) — The death toll from car bombs that targeted two prominent hotels in Baghdad a day earlier rose to 15 people, with another 42 wounded, Iraqi officials said Friday, as the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack.By SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsImprovised explosivesWar casualtiesReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f57870e0f6f4136b222fe9df439919eFri, 29 May 2015 14:36:51 GMTTunisia PM: Destroying migrant boats won't stop Europe flowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b9727088c5e4df3a4e369fadee11ad6LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Tunisia's prime minister says a European Union proposal to destroy boats used by smugglers to ferry migrants to Europe from Libya probably won't work and is risky because it is similar to military intervention.iGeneral newsTunisiaEuropeLisbonNorth AfricaPortugalAfricaWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b9727088c5e4df3a4e369fadee11ad6Fri, 29 May 2015 15:47:36 GMTDetroit man pleads guilty in French street artist slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e18a582e0b1e46809712c5c346e7e14dDETROIT (AP) — A young man has pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old French street artist during a robbery outside an abandoned Detroit housing project.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e18a582e0b1e46809712c5c346e7e14dFri, 29 May 2015 14:50:33 GMTUS consumer sentiment drops in Mayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d445ee1e63294b3b84a7cba09f9bcf0bWASHINGTON (AP) — A weak U.S. economy pulled down consumer sentiment in May.By PAUL WISEMANwBusinessGeneral newsEconomyLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d445ee1e63294b3b84a7cba09f9bcf0bFri, 29 May 2015 15:53:57 GMTFather, stepmother charged in death of malnourished girlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9741a60b05e04af6923b444859e7932bDETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday accused a father and stepmother of intentional, persistent abuse and neglect of two young girls, one dead and the other fighting for her life in a Detroit hospital.By JEFF KAROUBaGeneral newsActs of tortureCrimeCrimes against childrenViolent crimeMichiganDetroitPort HuronUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9741a60b05e04af6923b444859e7932bFri, 29 May 2015 15:46:42 GMTJames Patterson launches children's imprinthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8eab544c4b04781bed29a389cf7b010NEW YORK (AP) — James Patterson, already one of the book world's most popular authors, is now becoming a publisher.eArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureChildren's entertainmentEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8eab544c4b04781bed29a389cf7b010Fri, 29 May 2015 14:54:31 GMTUS economy shrank in winter but staging a spring reboundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19c490a9be8c4ef0baf11b2f5624d723WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy shrank at a 0.7 percent annual rate in the first three months of the year, depressed by a severe winter and a widening trade deficit.By MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomic outlookConsumer spendingEconomyInternational tradeGovernment and politicsRecessions and depressionsEnergy industryIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19c490a9be8c4ef0baf11b2f5624d723Fri, 29 May 2015 15:28:45 GMTThe Latest: It's Stan the Man as Wawrinka reaches 4th roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b1c6e7c35a44d85b71f21fb0e733855PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsTennisMen's soccerSoccerEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b1c6e7c35a44d85b71f21fb0e733855Fri, 29 May 2015 15:00:27 GMTGrain higher, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa4eeb56953a499db5f7f9d86a47db4aCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa4eeb56953a499db5f7f9d86a47db4aFri, 29 May 2015 14:55:24 GMTMyanmar warns against 'finger pointing' at migrant meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a472be8ad9f8410589682efe110e1369BANGKOK (AP) — A regional conference called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia ended Friday with no major breakthroughs, with Myanmar criticizing those blaming it for fueling the crisis and warning that "finger pointing" would not help.By JOCELYN GECKER and MALCOLM J. FOSTERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesInternational relationsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsMyanmarSoutheast AsiaThailandBangladeshBangkokUnited StatesAsiaSouth AsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a472be8ad9f8410589682efe110e1369Fri, 29 May 2015 14:39:46 GMTCollege basketball player drowns in Indiana reservoirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c80efcfab4cb4f6ba2840508918b4832CICERO, Ind. (AP) — A University of Indianapolis basketball player has drowned after officials say he fell into an Indiana reservoir without a lifejacket.aGeneral newsSportsCollege basketballBasketballMen's basketballCollege sportsMen's sportsIndianaIndianapolisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c80efcfab4cb4f6ba2840508918b4832Fri, 29 May 2015 15:48:34 GMTUS economy fell at 0.7 pct. rate in winter but is reboundinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d422c3c6d0b04c5fabfb320e7a1771baWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy shrank at a 0.7 percent annual rate in the first three months of the year, depressed by a severe winter and a widening trade deficit.By MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomic outlookConsumer spendingEconomyInternational tradeGovernment and politicsRecessions and depressionsEnergy industryIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d422c3c6d0b04c5fabfb320e7a1771baFri, 29 May 2015 14:39:30 GMTStocks solidly lower following disappointing economic datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bcc9183c0f1449faa620d6cae960ddcNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower in midday trading following a report that the economy shrank in the first three months of the year.By KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsCurrency marketsDebt and bond marketsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth AmericaGreeceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bcc9183c0f1449faa620d6cae960ddcFri, 29 May 2015 15:57:15 GMTThe Latest: Nicolas Mahut already warming up for Wimbledonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a97970e510246889ec07d129661b701PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsTennisMen's soccerSoccerWomen's sportsWimbledon ChampionshipsEventsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a97970e510246889ec07d129661b701Fri, 29 May 2015 15:49:02 GMTPaul running hard on civil liberties after his Senate gambithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9125c385979e433b8fbce48de0aac707CHICAGO (AP) — He infuriated Republican leaders by almost single-handedly delaying the extension of the anti-terrorism Patriot Act. Now, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is fighting to transform his recent Capitol Hill victory into momentum with presidential primary voters.By STEVE PEOPLES and TAMMY WEBBERhtGovernment and politicsTechnologyUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsHuman rights and civil liberties2016 United States Presidential ElectionLegislatureGovernment surveillancePrimary electionsEntertainment wrestlingWrestlingNational securityPolitical partiesFilibustersSocial issuesSocial affairsNational electionsElectionsPolitical issuesSportsDefense policyMilitary and defenseGovernment policyPolitical organizationsUnited StatesChicagoIllinoisNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9125c385979e433b8fbce48de0aac707Fri, 29 May 2015 14:30:14 GMTKicking the plastic: Senegal among latest to ban flimsy bagshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbc34d2f3f29499cacae9c2b592575aaDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — At a market in Senegal's capital, the sandy paths are strewn with them. They blow around like feathers in Dakar's coastal breezes, piling up alongside buildings on city streets and clogging canals.By CARLEY PETESCHiGeneral newsSenegalDakarWest AfricaBurkina FasoEast AfricaSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbc34d2f3f29499cacae9c2b592575aaFri, 29 May 2015 16:04:29 GMTEPA proposes lowering required amount of ethanol in gashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20f25892368748ecb929c8a903ea98ecWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing to reduce the overall amount of ethanol blended in the nation's gasoline in coming years, a blow to renewable fuel companies that have pushed to keep high volumes of their product flowing into drivers' gas tanks.By MARY CLARE JALONICKwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEnergy and the environmentEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAgriculturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20f25892368748ecb929c8a903ea98ecFri, 29 May 2015 15:16:03 GMTResponse by operator of broken oil pipeline faces scrutinyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7a6434295c34dddb58fc7b418bc5c3aSANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Emergency workers and officials from a pipeline operator had gathered last week to train for the worst — an oil spill — when a 911 call came in reporting a noxious smell at a nearby beach.By BRIAN MELLEY and MICHAEL R. BLOODaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsScienceSmall businessCoastlines and beachesEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAccidentsAccidents and disastersEnergy industryIndustriesSanta BarbaraCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7a6434295c34dddb58fc7b418bc5c3aFri, 29 May 2015 14:56:55 GMTThe Latest: Glitch delays video in theater shooting trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1901e9ce9384dc68d80dc31b3292444DENVER (AP) — 9:30 a.m. MDTBy The Associated PressaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1901e9ce9384dc68d80dc31b3292444Fri, 29 May 2015 15:56:54 GMTNo major breakthrough at meeting on Asian boat people crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/534469749836497ba36eeed53293c9a8BANGKOK (AP) — A regional conference called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia ended Friday with no major breakthroughs, as Myanmar criticized those blaming it for fueling the crisis and warned that "finger pointing" would not help.By JOCELYN GECKER and MALCOLM J. FOSTERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesInternational relationsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsMyanmarSoutheast AsiaThailandBangladeshBangkokUnited StatesAsiaSouth AsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/534469749836497ba36eeed53293c9a8Fri, 29 May 2015 15:43:27 GMT20-year-old Wisconsin cheddar makes debut at $209 a poundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87b5a1c4a1744e42a0b16db020f22bd9MINERAL POINT, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin cheesemaker is debuting a 20-year-old cheddar this week that's short in supply and big on price.aGeneral newsOdditiesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAgricultureMadisonWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87b5a1c4a1744e42a0b16db020f22bd9Fri, 29 May 2015 14:56:39 GMTSuicide bomber strikes Shiite mosque in Saudi, killing 4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8d2e7b8a5a34e6fbc1618146f9200a4RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up in the parking lot of a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, killing four people in the second such attack in as many weeks claimed by the Islamic State group.By ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRIiGeneral newsReligious strifeTerrorismBombingsAccidents and disastersWar and unrestCrimeReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesSaudi ArabiaRiyadhMiddle EastBahrainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8d2e7b8a5a34e6fbc1618146f9200a4Fri, 29 May 2015 14:39:39 GMTEPA proposes lowering amount of ethanol in gashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94bbbb0b0a2440f68f139ac4d4b9ad03WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing to reduce the amount of ethanol blended in the nation's gasoline, a blow to renewable fuel companies that have pushed to keep high volumes of their product flowing into drivers' gas tanks.By MARY CLARE JALONICKwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEnergy and the environmentEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironmentEnvironment and naturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94bbbb0b0a2440f68f139ac4d4b9ad03Fri, 29 May 2015 14:39:23 GMTLatest on Dennis Hastert: School district says no misconducthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38920996246c4e49a75f8340fcd0854610:25 a.m. (CDT)The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEducationIndictmentsSocial affairsLaw and orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38920996246c4e49a75f8340fcd08546Fri, 29 May 2015 15:29:50 GMTObservatory at One World Trade Center opens to publichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8454e647b8ea4af2b62b2fcd0333d05dNEW YORK (AP) — There's a new bird's eye view of New York City.aBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8454e647b8ea4af2b62b2fcd0333d05dFri, 29 May 2015 16:07:35 GMTWho? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98906048943749e09e5f41e17ed952bdNEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager and joined Townshend and surprise guest Roger Daltrey onstage for a rocking set.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98906048943749e09e5f41e17ed952bdFri, 29 May 2015 15:32:39 GMTTop Canadian minister to announces he's leaving politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/960d8aaeac2849dfb13f8892a017967fTORONTO (AP) — Another prominent member of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government will not see re-election in Parliament in October.By ROB GILLIESiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsInternational relationsMilitary and defenseElectionsCanadaTorontoNorth AmericaOntariohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/960d8aaeac2849dfb13f8892a017967fFri, 29 May 2015 15:58:10 GMTBelfast parties to meet in bid to save power-sharinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cc53fed029a4debb234db23df9b56f6BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland's power-sharing government is at risk of collapse again, and the British and Irish governments have scheduled talks Tuesday to try to save the peacemaking coalition.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomNorthern IrelandBelfastWestern EuropeEuropeIrelandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cc53fed029a4debb234db23df9b56f6Fri, 29 May 2015 14:31:01 GMTLatest on flooding: River's threat reduced for Texas cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec3891241f664f96a818872dd2ab359810 a.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeatherStormsFloodsDisaster planning and responseTrafficAccidents and disastersEvacuationsTransportationTexasArkansasOklahomaAustinDallasHoustonColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec3891241f664f96a818872dd2ab3598Fri, 29 May 2015 15:01:12 GMTSuge Knight returns to court to try to dismiss murder casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44b3ed52ef94424b9effd1477c4f8664LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight's lawyer argues that a murder case against the former rap music mogul should be dismissed because one of the men he is accused of running over with his pickup truck did not identify him in court.By ANTHONY McCARTNEYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentLegal proceedingsViolent crimeHit-and-runCrimeCelebrityLaw and orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44b3ed52ef94424b9effd1477c4f8664Fri, 29 May 2015 15:31:36 GMTPhysicist's Nobel Prize sells for $765,000 in online auctionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7838c4aa8ad44bc0936ab0de2f0c3c6bBOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 1988 Nobel Prize put up for auction by a retired experimental physicist has sold for $765,002.By KEITH RIDLERaBusinessGeneral newsScienceArts and collectibles auctionsPhysicsShoppingLifestyleOnline shoppingIdahoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7838c4aa8ad44bc0936ab0de2f0c3c6bFri, 29 May 2015 14:25:33 GMTTHE LATEST: Sepp Blatter tells FIFA voters: 'You know me'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b87f080aa1c4d45b96d27c5dce1943eZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:iBusinessGeneral newsSportsFIFA World CupProfessional soccerInternational soccerCorruption in sports2018 FIFA World Cup2022 FIFA World CupSports governanceSoccerPolitical resignationsPolitical corruptionCriminal investigationsTerritorial disputesArrestsElectionsEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessNational electionsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesLaw and orderCrimeWar and unrestInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichPalestinian territoriesIsraelAfricaSwitzerlandMiddle EastGaza StripGermanyWest AfricaGuineaSierra LeoneUnited StatesQatarRussiaEuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanOceaniaWestern EuropeNorth AmericaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b87f080aa1c4d45b96d27c5dce1943eFri, 29 May 2015 16:02:19 GMTEU-skeptic Finnish party joins Cabinet for 1st timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9699e4af842144a6935b8d0000e382d5HELSINKI (AP) — The populist, EU-skeptic Finns Party, known for its opposition to bailing out Greece and its political gaffes at home, on Friday joined the Finnish government for the first time.By JARI TANNERiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCabinet appointments and nominationsGovernment appointments and nominationsCabinetsFinlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9699e4af842144a6935b8d0000e382d5Fri, 29 May 2015 14:50:25 GMTThe Latest: Defending champion Sharapova reaches 4th roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b18d9b69f8d42009f6a1e232314402cPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's tennisTennisMen's soccerSoccerEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b18d9b69f8d42009f6a1e232314402cFri, 29 May 2015 16:07:57 GMTMigrants hide under trucks to board Italy-bound ferrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9209f6def75c4064b2ee2b541b9b2a20PATRAS, Greece (AP) — For hundreds of migrants hoping to build a new life, access to Europe's richest countries lies on the other side of a metal fence surrounding the western Greek port of Patras.By SRDJAN NEDELJKOVICiGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGreeceItalyEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9209f6def75c4064b2ee2b541b9b2a20Fri, 29 May 2015 15:12:40 GMTAnother round of rain brings more serious flooding in Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/307699d8aa85408ebfae4eb7907267d8HOUSTON (AP) — Floodwaters submerged Texas highways and threatened more homes Friday after another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms that have killed at least 20 people and left 14 missing.By JUAN A. LOZANO and SETH ROBBINSaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleWeatherFloodsAccidents and disastersTexasHoustonDallasFort WorthColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/307699d8aa85408ebfae4eb7907267d8Fri, 29 May 2015 15:46:04 GMTCleanup of oily goo could allow California beaches to reopenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de0b037795d04dafad7b9ed2824d20c2MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A 7-mile stretch of Southern California coastline that was closed to swimmers and surfers after globs of oily goo washed ashore could reopen Friday after a two-day cleanup effort.By CHRISTOPHER WEBERaGeneral newsScienceCoastlines and beachesEnvironment and natureEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de0b037795d04dafad7b9ed2824d20c2Fri, 29 May 2015 15:09:32 GMTBurundi opposition leader declares election boycotthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/203ed5b7274e44268a1181cc08c8f0afBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's most prominent opposition leader said on Friday his party is boycotting national elections amid political unrest stemming from the president's bid for a third term.By GERARD NZOHABONAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestElectionsInternational relationsNational electionsBoycottsBurundiBujumburaEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/203ed5b7274e44268a1181cc08c8f0afFri, 29 May 2015 15:27:05 GMTProtesters occupying church for 11 years get court reliefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bae798bf08d94ce7b33add7a9a144c75SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) — Parishioners occupying a Roman Catholic church south of Boston for nearly 11 years have gotten a reprieve from a court-ordered deadline to leave by Friday.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsChristianityReligionSocial affairsLaw and orderMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bae798bf08d94ce7b33add7a9a144c75Fri, 29 May 2015 15:34:56 GMTCuba removed from US terror listhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/907046f9f5cf4f2eb048f5e8fed71768WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday formally removed Cuba from a U.S. terrorism blacklist as part of the process of normalizing relations between the Cold War foes.By MATTHEW LEEwGovernment and politicsRestoring U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relationsDiplomacyInternational relationsEmbassiesTerrorismEventsWar and unrestGeneral newsCubaUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/907046f9f5cf4f2eb048f5e8fed71768Fri, 29 May 2015 15:41:31 GMTLatest on Dennis Hastert: Judge to set initial court datehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbef00dfca6f475ea8ed0abcf5b2eacc10:30 a.m. (CDT)The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIndictmentsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderUnited StatesIllinoisNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbef00dfca6f475ea8ed0abcf5b2eaccFri, 29 May 2015 15:33:07 GMTTHE LATEST: Voting begins to choose next FIFA presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a034ef746ba40428f74e5dadf90a53aZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:iBusinessGeneral newsSportsFIFA World CupProfessional soccerInternational soccer2018 FIFA World Cup2022 FIFA World CupCorruption in sportsSports governanceSoccerPolitical resignationsPolitical corruptionCriminal investigationsTerritorial disputesArrestsVotingElectionsEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessNational electionsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesLaw and orderCrimeWar and unrestInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichPalestinian territoriesIsraelAfricaSwitzerlandMiddle EastGaza StripGermanyWest AfricaGuineaSierra LeoneQatarUnited StatesRussiaEuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanOceaniaWestern EuropeNorth AmericaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a034ef746ba40428f74e5dadf90a53aFri, 29 May 2015 15:27:43 GMTWoman accused of killing fiance on Hudson pleads not guiltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7624047a64c7492790be8d881a02cfe2GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of killing her fiance by sabotaging his kayak on the Hudson River has pleaded not guilty.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeMissing personsLaw and orderAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7624047a64c7492790be8d881a02cfe2Fri, 29 May 2015 15:30:00 GMTMagnitude-6.7 quake strikes remote area off Alaska coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c4cc7b3323d44a5b079986cec5b8744ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A strong earthquake struck in a remote region off the Alaska coast, but there was no threat of tsunami or immediate reports of damage, officials said.aGeneral newsScienceNatural disastersAccidents and disastersAlaskaKodiakAnchorageUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c4cc7b3323d44a5b079986cec5b8744Fri, 29 May 2015 15:06:40 GMTOhio State ex-band director denied access to trustee recordshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0a77ee910f3462f9b960b3e8019a2d0COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has denied fired Ohio State marching band director Jonathan Waters broad access to trustees' records that Waters had argued might help prove his gender discrimination case.By JULIE CARR SMYTHaGeneral newsOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0a77ee910f3462f9b960b3e8019a2d0Fri, 29 May 2015 14:32:44 GMTLatest on flooding: Riverfront streets near Houston floodedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ac5d6cbd13e4cb6b2dbb863c3862b8d10:45 a.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeatherFloodsStormsDisaster planning and responseTrafficEvacuationsAccidents and disastersMissing personsTransportationTexasArkansasHoustonOklahomaAustinDallasColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ac5d6cbd13e4cb6b2dbb863c3862b8dFri, 29 May 2015 15:54:36 GMTAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cae00566035a463ea6f0918206ce3f9dWASHINGTON (AP) — State Department: Cuba removed from US 'state sponsors of terrorism' list.wGovernment and politicsInternational relationsTerrorismWar and unrestGeneral newsCubaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cae00566035a463ea6f0918206ce3f9dFri, 29 May 2015 15:06:02 GMTTHE LATEST: Prince Ali to FIFA: I will 'fix this mess'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c936f399ed704d16ba642e4d515d3899ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:iBusinessGeneral newsSportsFIFA World CupProfessional soccerInternational soccer2022 FIFA World Cup2018 FIFA World CupCorruption in sportsSports governanceSoccerCriminal investigationsPolitical resignationsPolitical corruptionTerritorial disputesArrestsElectionsEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessNational electionsGovernment and politicsLaw and orderCrimePolitical issuesWar and unrestInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMen's soccerMen's sportsPalestinian territoriesZurichIsraelAfricaEuropeSwitzerlandMiddle EastGaza StripGermanyWest AfricaGuineaSierra LeoneQatarRussiaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanOceaniaWestern EuropeEastern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c936f399ed704d16ba642e4d515d3899Fri, 29 May 2015 15:04:55 GMT