FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 May 2015 12:15:41 -0700Jack Harvey wins Indy Lights race under caution at IMS (AP) — Jack Harvey won the Indy Lights race under caution Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.sSportsIndyCarAutomobile racingIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:52:29 GMTHusband, wife plead not guilty in Kentucky bourbon thefts, Ky. (AP) — When authorities found five bourbon barrels on the property of a distillery worker accused of leading a long-running whiskey theft ring in Kentucky, his wife and co-defendant was unaware the containers were on their property, her attorney said Friday.By BRUCE SCHREINERaGeneral newsTheftDrug-related crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessKentuckyFrankfortUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:35:56 GMTAmid celebrity show offs, $30 million raised at AIDS gala D'ANTIBES, France (AP) — Amid celebrity schmoozing, glamorous fashions, musical performances and the frequent banging of the auction hammer, the French Riviera's annual star-filled amfAR gala brought in its expected share of drama — with celebrity invitees including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Sienna Miller and Adrien Brody.By THOMAS ADAMSONeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityPhilanthropic foundationsFashion designFashion showsMusicVisual artsCannes Film FestivalSculpturePhilanthropySocial affairsFashionBeauty and fashionLifestyleEventsFranceUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 22 May 2015 18:39:26 GMTLatvala leads Rally of Portugal after 2nd day DO CASTELO, Portugal (AP) — Finland's Jari-Matti Latvala took the lead of the Rally of Portugal after race organizers canceled one of Friday's seven scheduled stages because of a forest fire.sSportsAutomobile racingPortugalWestern EuropeEurope, 22 May 2015 18:45:27 GMTCholera infects 3,000 Burundian refugees, UN calls for help, Uganda (AP) — An outbreak of cholera has infected 3,000 people in a Tanzanian border region where refugees fleeing political unrest in Burundi have massed, the U.N. Refugee Agency said Friday.By RODNEY MUHUMUZAiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHumanitarian crisesDisease outbreaksGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthPublic healthTanzaniaBurundiUgandaEast AfricaBujumburaCentral AfricaAfrica, 22 May 2015 17:23:43 GMTHome fans rejoice in Lahore as Pakistan beats Zimbabwe, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe by five wickets in the country's first international match against a major team in six years on Friday in a stadium encircled by police and filled to capacity.By RIZWAN ALIsSportsCricketGovernment and politicsPakistanLahoreSouth AsiaAsia, 22 May 2015 18:09:02 GMTRomanian ex-mayor sentenced to prison for real estate deals, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has sentenced a former Bucharest district mayor to eight years in prison for illegally selling the city's real estate at a price far below its market value.iGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsRomaniaBucharestEastern EuropeEurope, 22 May 2015 17:35:29 GMTMontreal Alouettes sign openly gay defensive end Michael Sam (AP) — Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, signed a two-year contract Friday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football league.iGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsGays and lesbiansAthlete recruitingFootballSports businessProfessional footballCollege sportsMontrealQuebecCanadaNorth America, 22 May 2015 17:21:01 GMTTobacco firms get partial win over claims on smoking effects (AP) — America's largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were designed to increase addiction, but not that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.By SAM HANANELwBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsCorporate legal affairsRacketeeringNational courtsCorporate newsCrimeGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesNorth CarolinaNorth America, 22 May 2015 17:30:11 GMTRegulators order pipeline testing, other steps after spill ANGELES (AP) — The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday.By BRIAN MELLEYaBusinessGeneral newsScienceSmall businessCoastlines and beachesGovernment regulationsEnergy industryIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAccidentsAccidents and disastersCaliforniaSanta BarbaraUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 17:42:33 GMTArkansas judge orders reality TV star's record destroyed ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas police say they've destroyed a record outlining a nearly decade-old investigation into reality TV star Josh Duggar.By ALLEN REEDaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentPolitical resignationsGovernment and politicsArkansasUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:59:01 GMTForecaster warns of flooding during Memorial Day weekend, Okla. (AP) — There is a chance for severe weather including heavy rainfall during the Memorial Day weekend that seems likely to cause flash flooding in parts of Texas, Arkansas and the southern Plains, the National Weather Service said Friday.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeatherStormsFunerals and memorial servicesFloodsAccidents and disastersNormanTexasArkansasOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:28:50 GMTLawyer: Ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez, now in prison, low on cash BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is running out of money after hiring a platoon of lawyers for all his criminal cases, his attorney said.By AMY ANTHONYaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeCelebrityLaw and orderEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballMassachusettsNew BedfordBostonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:22:18 GMTTuk-tuk taxi maker aims to make inroads in US (AP) — They're ubiquitous in Asia, swarming the bustling streets of Bangkok, New Delhi and Beijing.By THOMAS PEIPERTaBusinessGeneral newsTransportationState legislatureProducts and servicesCorporate newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsDenverUnited StatesColoradoNorth America, 22 May 2015 17:23:26 GMTGordon, Tristano, Johnson voted into Jazz Hall of Fame YORK (AP) — Saxophonist Dexter Gordon and pianists James P. Johnson and Lennie Tristano are the newest inductees into Jazz at Lincoln Center's Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainment, 22 May 2015 18:47:44 GMTYes or no? Ireland decides whether to legalize gay marriage (AP) — Voters in once staunchly Catholic Ireland were deciding Friday whether to legalize gay marriage in what the government's equality minister called "a referendum like no other."By SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansChristianityReferendumsMarriageReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesElectionsFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleNational electionsDublinIrelandWestern EuropeEurope, 22 May 2015 18:25:43 GMTClinton got now-classified Benghazi info on private email (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that has now been classified.By LISA LERER and MATTHEW LEEpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsArrestsInternational relationsDiplomacyLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimePresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsLibyaNorth AfricaAfrica, 22 May 2015 18:12:34 GMTArchives show Hillary Clinton OK'd tax breaks for nonprofits ROCK, Ark. (AP) — In the Clinton administration's final months, then-First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton took an active role in White House efforts to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time that the William J. Clinton Foundation was soliciting donations for her husband's presidential library, Clinton-era documents show.By STEPHEN BRAUN and JACK GILLUMpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsIndividual givingPhilanthropic foundationsCharity fundraisingLibrariesPhilanthropy2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical ethicsCorporate givingLegislationGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsSocial affairsEducationNational electionsElectionsPolitical issuesCorporate newsLegislatureUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:13:45 GMTCoast Guard: Fire on Gulf oil platform; 28 workers evacuated ORLEANS (AP) — Fire broke out Friday morning on an oil platform off Louisiana's coast, forcing the evacuation of 28 workers, the U.S. Coast Guard said.By KEVIN McGILLaBusinessGeneral newsEvacuationsFiresEnergy industryIndustriesAccidents and disastersLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:29:23 GMTHarlem Globetrotter great Marques Haynes dies at 89 (AP) — Marques Haynes, the Harlem Globetrotters star often called the greatest dribbler in basketball history, has died. He was 89.aGeneral newsSportsObituariesBasketballCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainment, 22 May 2015 18:58:52 GMTClinton: GOP threatening small-business jobs, N.H. (AP) — Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small business jobs by seeking to cut a little-known government agency that guarantees loans to help U.S. exporters, Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday.By KEN THOMASfBusinessGovernment and politicsSmall businessUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionLegislatureState governmentsPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsInternational tradeEconomyFinancial servicesIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsConsumer products and servicesPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNew HampshireNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:21:13 GMTWisconsin hunters could wear pink under legislative proposal, Wis. (AP) — Real men — and women — could wear pink in Wisconsin's woods if a group of lawmakers get their way.By TODD RICHMONDaGeneral newsLifestyleFashionBeauty and fashionFiresGovernment and politicsState legislatureAccidents and disastersLegislationLegislatureState governmentsWisconsinMadisonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 17:49:56 GMTUS stocks mostly unchanged on lower oil, higher inflation YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mostly unchanged in afternoon trading Friday as energy companies fell along with the price of oil. Investors are weighing the latest batch of corporate earnings results and a report showing a slight increase in inflation last month.By BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsPricesCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsEnergy industryIndustriesFinancial servicesUnited StatesEast AsiaNorth AmericaAsia, 22 May 2015 17:54:49 GMTFayette district warned to support low-achieving schools, Ky. (AP) — The Fayette County school district has been issued a warning: Either improve support of low-achieving schools or face state actions.aGeneral newsKentuckyLexingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:38:11 GMTFather of Santa Barbara shooting victim wants gun reforms ANGELES (AP) — Richard Martinez thinks of his son every day, and with those thoughts come the constant reminder of a young life cut tragically short by a troubled man with a gun.By JOHN ROGERSaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSmall businessGun politicsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesViolent crimeCrimeSanta BarbaraCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 17:45:59 GMTAfter week in jail, Florida mom agrees to son's circumcision BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman's yearslong battle against her child's father over the boy's circumcision ended Friday with her agreeing to the procedure in exchange for her release from jail.By MATT SEDENSKYaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCircumcisionLaw and orderMen's healthHealthFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:34:11 GMTEx-con who worked for rich family arrested in their deaths (AP) — U.S. marshals and police arrested a dangerous ex-convict and took his five companions into custody, safely ending a multistate manhunt in the slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper.By BEN NUCKOLSwGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsLegal proceedingsCrimeFiresLaw and orderAccidents and disastersUnited StatesMarylandNew YorkNew York CityNorth America, 22 May 2015 17:59:54 GMTCANNES WATCH: Toni Garrn sparkles in silver on red carpet, France (AP) — German model Toni Garrn brought a touch of little mermaid to the Cannes red carpet for "The Little Prince" in a sparkly, swanky silver gown that trailed elegantly to the floor, with bare shoulders and a crossover cutaway midriff.eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 22 May 2015 17:55:24 GMTCampaign worker sends fake news release saying foe left race, N.H. (AP) — A campaign worker for a New Hampshire House hopeful has been charged with a felony for sending out a fake news release saying the opponent had dropped out of the race.aGeneral newsOdditiesGovernment and politicsElectionsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeNew HampshireConcordUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 17:58:16 GMTWal-Mart's push on animal welfare hailed as game changer YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart's push to get its suppliers to give farm animals fewer antibiotics and more room to roam is expected to have a big impact on the food industry, experts say.By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleAnimal healthAnimal welfareAnimalsAgricultureHealthConsumer products and servicesIndustriesSocial issuesSocial affairsMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentGovernment welfare systemsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 17:16:35 GMTHarvey Keitel's hunger still strong in Sorrentino's 'Youth', France (AP) — The aging stars of "Youth" are slowly rousing the morning after a late night in Cannes celebrating the premiere of Paolo Sorrentino's latest film.By JAKE COYLEeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentCannes Film FestivalEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 22 May 2015 17:49:50 GMTCorrection: Air Force Station-Crash story (AP) — In a story May 20 about the death of a second Marine during a training exercise in Hawaii, The Associated Press, relying on information from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, erroneously reported the hometown of Lance Cpt. Matthew Determan. He was from Ahwatukee, Arizona, not Maricopa.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAccidentsArmed forcesObituariesAccidents and disastersMilitary and defenseTransportationHonoluluHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:22:04 GMTThe Latest on Waco shooting: Texas lawmakers OK biker bill p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsState legislatureGovernment and politicsLegislationLegislatureState governmentsViolent crimeCrimeWacoTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:36:36 GMTEU chief Juncker calls Hungary's Orban 'dictator' _ in jest, Latvia (AP) — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker jokingly called Hungary's leader a "dictator" upon his arrival for a European Union summit.iGeneral newsSummitsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsRigaHungaryEuropeLatviaEastern Europe, 22 May 2015 17:18:11 GMTColombia rebels cancel unilateral cease-fire after army raid, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's largest rebel group on Friday called off a unilateral cease-fire in reaction to a military raid on a guerrilla camp that killed 26 of its fighters, further straining negotiations to end the country's half-century-old conflict.By JOSHUA GOODMANiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGuerrilla warfareCease firesDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsColombiaCubaHavanaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbean, 22 May 2015 18:51:26 GMTGanassi: Kyle Larson could someday start in Indianapolis 500 (AP) — Team owner Chip Ganassi is leaving the door open for rising NASCAR star Kyle Larson to someday compete in the Indianapolis 500.sSportsMen's sportsIndyCarAutomobile racingIndianapolis 500NASCAREventsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:53:53 GMTMan charged after pushing past Los Angeles airport security ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a man who refused to cooperate with security officers at Los Angeles International Airport and was subdued with a stun gun.aGeneral newsCrimeTransportation safetyTransportationLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:37:21 GMTBrewers' Smith suspended 8 games for rosin, sunscreen on arm (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith was suspended for eight games on Friday for having a foreign substance on his right arm during a game at Atlanta.sSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPersonal careBeauty and fashionLifestyleAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:45:41 GMTQ&A: Why are antibiotics used in livestock? YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, is the latest company to ask its suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics in farm animals. Here's a rundown of what's driving the decision:By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsHealthDrug resistancePreventive carePublic healthHealth care industryIndustries, 22 May 2015 17:35:34 GMT2 men arrested in California in terrorism probe ANA, Calif. (AP) — Two men were arrested in California on suspicion of conspiring to provide material support to a terrorism organization, the FBI said Friday.aGeneral newsTerrorismArrestsIntelligence agenciesWar and unrestLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsSanta AnaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:30:06 GMTClinton appears to rule out return of ground forces in Iraq, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton says U.S. ground forces should not be sent back to Iraq.By KEN THOMASfBusinessGovernment and politicsSmall businessUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPresidential electionsNational electionsElections2016 United States Presidential ElectionLegislatureInternational tradeEconomyFinancial servicesIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsConsumer products and servicesIraqUnited StatesNew HampshireMiddle EastNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:47:22 GMTTimeline: Key steps among companies in animal welfare animal-welfare moves announced by food and retail companies since 2012:By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOfBusinessAnimal welfareConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureSocial issuesSocial affairsMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentHealthGovernment welfare systemsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politics, 22 May 2015 18:15:13 GMTMcIlroy misses cut at BMW PGA Championship after shooting 78 WATER, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Friday after an erratic 6-over 78 at the European Tour's flagship event.By JACK BEZANTSsSportsMen's golfGolfPGA ChampionshipsMen's sportsEventsViolent crimeCrimeGeneral news, 22 May 2015 17:44:50 GMTFather says son in California terrorism probe is innocent ANA, Calif. (AP) — The father of a man arrested in a terrorism-related investigation in California says his son is innocent and was traveling abroad to visit family in the Middle East.aGeneral newsArrestsTerrorismLaw and orderCrimeWar and unrestSanta AnaCaliforniaMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 17:53:53 GMTYellen: 1st rate hike likely by year end if economy improves (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday she expects to begin raising interest rates later this year — if the job market improves and the Fed is confident inflation will climb closer toward its target rate.By MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomyPricesProvidenceRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:12:12 GMTUS officials: Iran enters Iraqi fight for key oil refinery (AP) — Iran has entered the fight to retake a major Iraqi oil refinery from Islamic State militants, contributing small numbers of troops, including some operating artillery and other heavy weapons in support of advancing Iraqi ground forces, U.S. defense officials said Friday.By ROBERT BURNSwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestMilitant groupsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessIraqBaghdadUnited StatesIranMiddle EastKuwaitNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:38:21 GMT2 ex-Wesleyan students face US charges over drug overdoses HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Two former Wesleyan University students have pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges related to on-campus overdoses that sent 11 people to hospitals one weekend in February.By STEPHEN SINGERaGeneral newsHealthDrug-related crimeCrimeEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNew HavenConnecticutUnited StatesNorth AmericaRio de JaneiroMarylandBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 May 2015 18:26:02 GMTCurrency tumbles as Venezuelans look to offload bolivars, Venezuela (AP) — A staggering plunge in the free market value of Venezuelan currency sent people scrambling to sell off their depreciating bolivars Friday.By HANNAH DREIERiBusinessGeneral newsVenezuelaColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 May 2015 18:44:32 GMTMilwaukee man pronounced dead, then moves limbs (AP) — A man was pronounced dead after collapsing at his Milwaukee apartment, but began to move his limbs as he was about to be taken to the morgue, authorities say.By GRETCHEN EHLKEaGeneral newsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 17:33:09 GMTCavs' Irving misses shootaround, questionable for Game 2 (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving skipped the morning shootaround Friday before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final to get further evaluation on his ailing left knee.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 May 2015 18:13:30 GMT