FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 25 May 2016 13:44:11 -07:00Protesters rally ahead of McDonald's shareholders' meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d19fa73f361e4f978f00d1682b26788bWed, 25 May 2016 20:14:29 GMTOAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — Protesters rallied outside a McDonald's for higher wage, and the company says employees at its headquarters were working from home Wednesday ahead of more planned demonstrations tied to its annual shareholders' meeting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d19fa73f361e4f978f00d1682b26788bMarkets Right Now: Stocks end solidly higher on Wall Streethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6dc22ca2bf54ce38278b51a4e15622bWed, 25 May 2016 20:17:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6dc22ca2bf54ce38278b51a4e15622bUS Sen. Richard Burr mum after saying LGBT law went too farhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a50db8cc6ee3413297e362dc502b5e44Wed, 25 May 2016 19:48:18 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's senior senator is staying mum about his comments that a new state law limiting some legal protections for LGBT people and directing which bathrooms transgender people could use "was far too expansive."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a50db8cc6ee3413297e362dc502b5e44Best new theme park rides: Virtual reality, interactivityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84da1cb6158b4d979b1c51b7b347375dWed, 25 May 2016 19:19:29 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — You're flying alongside Superman, seeing the world as the Man of Steel views it, thanks to virtual reality headsets on a roller coaster at Six Flags New England.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84da1cb6158b4d979b1c51b7b347375dNATO's star sculpture is moving to the alliance's new homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc86cba8275443fa9e580d1ee42145b7Wed, 25 May 2016 19:47:08 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The giant oxidized steel star that has stood in front of NATO's headquarters in Brussels for decades is being moved to the alliance's new home across the street.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc86cba8275443fa9e580d1ee42145b7Indianapolis 500 ticket prices soaring on secondary markethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4afe5cafd2f4541b9cde923a3597d89Wed, 25 May 2016 20:06:44 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 is the hottest ticket in town, now that race organizers have announced all seats, suites and the infield have been sold out for Sunday's race.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4afe5cafd2f4541b9cde923a3597d89Lawyer for Mexico drug lord demands payment from US networkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af8badfc27a44fa1a791833b7a836e1fWed, 25 May 2016 19:47:17 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A lawyer for imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says he'll sue television networks if they air a new series on Guzman's life without paying him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af8badfc27a44fa1a791833b7a836e1fGunman captured after shootings on Phoenix-area highwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe5f316499a942cbb5d8028b91265208Wed, 25 May 2016 20:23:00 GMTFOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) — A gunman armed with a rifle, body armor and extra ammunition opened fire at cars 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe5f316499a942cbb5d8028b91265208Lions lick tent while campers inside it in Botswana parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9888352fea14a7a8e4a4e52d168369fWed, 25 May 2016 19:21:19 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Two South African campers had a close encounter with lions who licked the tent they were in at a campsite in Botswana.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9888352fea14a7a8e4a4e52d168369fThe Latest: Alabama House Speaker's former staff chief talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90a9c7d4650d418aa4fad6757e230791Wed, 25 May 2016 20:34:01 GMTOPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the ethics trial of Alabama Speaker Mike Hubbard (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90a9c7d4650d418aa4fad6757e230791Oklahoma tribal chief impeached over financial improprietieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8330f47ab6474fb5806c9b2a0c08ce0aWed, 25 May 2016 19:37:27 GMTTAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma tribal chief has been impeached after he faced questions regarding the use of his tribe's finances.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8330f47ab6474fb5806c9b2a0c08ce0aA wrestler, a website and maybe a billionaire go to the mathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8abc9940e8747e0bc3d65e496146689Wed, 25 May 2016 19:29:09 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Is Hulk Hogan's courtroom cage match with Gawker being bankrolled by a high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8abc9940e8747e0bc3d65e496146689Driver of church van that hit train, killing 1, is indictedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9db036a7de5e47afa0ac5933ad0d97adWed, 25 May 2016 19:52:41 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — The driver of an Ohio church van that crashed into a moving train last summer, killing a woman and injuring nine children, has been charged with aggravated vehicular homicide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9db036a7de5e47afa0ac5933ad0d97adFeds say Turkish celebrity who faces prison is a flight riskhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a22684e4e4ef4be796cd97a44c0e8ee1Wed, 25 May 2016 20:21:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Turkish celebrity who lived the high life as he evaded U.S. sanctions against Iran is a flight risk and shouldn't get bail.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a22684e4e4ef4be796cd97a44c0e8ee1South Carolina Gov. signs 20-week abortion banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afbbfb9f3993439086df74086a5db0c0Wed, 25 May 2016 19:58:13 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has signed legislation outlawing most abortions at 20 weeks beyond fertilization.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afbbfb9f3993439086df74086a5db0c0The Latest: Man accused of killing heating oil worker dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9af26b55f62c4c00914753a393bfa851Wed, 25 May 2016 20:01:03 GMTLONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of an heating oil company worker in New Hampshire (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9af26b55f62c4c00914753a393bfa851Phones fuel great growth potential for US Internet gamblinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df50d075c9c24836976098e5304c43b4Wed, 25 May 2016 20:20:45 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — People attending a major gambling conference say Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as the use of smartphones continues to grow.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df50d075c9c24836976098e5304c43b4The Latest: Michigan man faces murder charge in 2014 deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef21666358cd4c5181a9d6ffb27fde18Wed, 25 May 2016 20:22:53 GMTMUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on charges filed against a Michigan man in the 2014 fatal shooting of a 36-year-old woman (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef21666358cd4c5181a9d6ffb27fde18Large power outage disrupts Seattle's downtown corehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f25ca436d46c4a27a2abb87a645432dbWed, 25 May 2016 20:04:38 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 transit system through the cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f25ca436d46c4a27a2abb87a645432dbHamas planning to execute 13 convicted murderershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb5931143e77437da9392d1bd677c2b1Wed, 25 May 2016 20:06:50 GMTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Islamic militant Hamas rulers said Wednesday they intend to execute residents convicted of murder even without the needed approval of the Palestinian president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb5931143e77437da9392d1bd677c2b1Pelosi defends Democratic Party chief criticized by Sandershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84be53b271b24d4fb2fb0a8a2da2d1c8Wed, 25 May 2016 20:22:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday defended the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, who's been under attack from Bernie Sanders for undermining his longshot bid to become the party's presidential nominee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84be53b271b24d4fb2fb0a8a2da2d1c8Herrera's homer helps Phillies to 8-5 win over Tigershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9133e0b2ac944a2d98a04009136dbd57Wed, 25 May 2016 20:31:42 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Odubel Herrera and Peter Bourjos homered off Anibal Sanchez, and the Philadelphia Phillies salvaged the finale of their three-game series with Detroit, beating the Tigers 8-5 on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9133e0b2ac944a2d98a04009136dbd57The Latest: Tiny Texas school district joins in lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e86bb87bed6a400cabfe5c4bfecd2903Wed, 25 May 2016 20:07:37 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on 11 states suing the Obama administrative over a federal directive about transgender students in public schools (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e86bb87bed6a400cabfe5c4bfecd2903Investigators: Homeowner shoots worker, self; both diehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1addf9ad1b942198ff8304f878cb859Wed, 25 May 2016 20:30:54 GMTLONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — A man who fatally shot a heating oil company employee who went to his house to do work and then shot and wounded himself has died of his injuries, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1addf9ad1b942198ff8304f878cb859South Carolina Governor signs 20-week abortion banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6288953790f44449253efd82610c938Wed, 25 May 2016 20:39:25 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican Gov. Nikki Haley signed legislation Wednesday that immediately outlaws most abortions in South Carolina at 20 weeks beyond fertilization.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6288953790f44449253efd82610c938Charges dropped against Tennessee assistant basketball coachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5ee88be16e3454399d46443dd9afef5Wed, 25 May 2016 19:57:27 GMTCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities have dropped charges against a Tennessee assistant high school basketball coach accused of failing to report alleged child sexual abuse of players by teammates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5ee88be16e3454399d46443dd9afef56-month-old skis across lake; parents say it's a recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae7d333ea2604cfbbd8e9b16284b8fa7Wed, 25 May 2016 19:50:10 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 6-month-old girl whose professional water-skier parents put her on junior-size water skis last week glided 686 feet across a man-made lake in what her parents say sets a youth record.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae7d333ea2604cfbbd8e9b16284b8fa7Documents show 'American Sniper' Kyle embellished recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed672dcec6594232a368418256e8b3e8Wed, 25 May 2016 20:30:57 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Documents show that slain Navy Seal and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle misrepresented the number of medals he received.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed672dcec6594232a368418256e8b3e8Belgium questions 4 IS suspects who may have planned attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b02f86ade90f4ec394589945bfb5cb9bWed, 25 May 2016 19:54:17 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian prosecutors said Wednesday they have questioned four suspected Islamic State group recruiters, who may have planned new attacks in the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b02f86ade90f4ec394589945bfb5cb9bAide refused to send ex-Michigan lawmaker's false emailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1c4b17889b14a12a93295a195f16919Wed, 25 May 2016 19:11:27 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — An aide testified Wednesday that a former Michigan lawmaker asked him to send an outlandishly false email to fellow Republicans as a ruse so his extramarital affair with another legislator would not be believed if it became public, but the staffer refused because he thought it was unethical and possibly illegal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1c4b17889b14a12a93295a195f16919The Latest: Le Havre citizens not worried about lack of fuelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/878fca74cc6c4f1a8c62a5f607ddda27Wed, 25 May 2016 20:30:32 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's strikes and protests against the government's labor reforms (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/878fca74cc6c4f1a8c62a5f607ddda27Warriors could join list of teams that flopped in playoffshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87803c5c5b2a48ecbf0c58563b37ff88Wed, 25 May 2016 19:34:34 GMTDespite finishing the regular season with a record-breaking 73 wins, the Golden State Warriors find themselves one game away from playoff elimination. Down 3-1 against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western finals after a 118-94 road loss Tuesday night, the defending NBA champions will have to win three straight games to advance. Golden State would join a list of dominant regular season teams that were eliminated without reaching the finals. Teams like the undefeated 2007 Patriots, lost after advancing to the Super Bowl, were not included.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87803c5c5b2a48ecbf0c58563b37ff88Memorable moments from the National Spelling Beehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1889abfda1e4085b132ea85344ba41fWed, 25 May 2016 20:38:35 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 will be cut to no more than 50 spellers for Thursday's finals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1889abfda1e4085b132ea85344ba41fDocuments: Hiker found dead in '15 survived at least 26 dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a046c3f7b9694d70ad18357f049a8ae3Wed, 25 May 2016 19:48:56 GMTAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Documents show an Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were found last year in Maine survived at least 26 days after getting lost. During that time, her texts went undelivered because of poor cell reception.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a046c3f7b9694d70ad18357f049a8ae3Teen sues in locker room rape, alleges lengthy racist abusehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfea680de5af4228baddee7d9b34cbe8Wed, 25 May 2016 20:00:54 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — A black teenager who prosecutors say was sexually assaulted by three white football players in the locker room of a Idaho high school has sued the school district, alleging the rape was the culmination of months of racist taunts and physical abuse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfea680de5af4228baddee7d9b34cbe8What next for Greece? Loan averts crisis but debt still hugehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e73baff964be416fa1df4cf8c82b2125Wed, 25 May 2016 19:50:53 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — It's all but official: this summer's Greek crisis has been called off.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e73baff964be416fa1df4cf8c82b2125Ohio airport to be named in honor of astronaut John Glennhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2a77328731c4b82bf8b9353b8a20398Wed, 25 May 2016 19:32:12 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Astronaut John Glenn is getting an airport named in his honor in his home state of Ohio.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2a77328731c4b82bf8b9353b8a20398The golden voice of Cameroon, Anne Marie Nzie, dies at 84http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0c4ea74639a43bc8e101032d88e7998Wed, 25 May 2016 20:19:45 GMTYAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Singer Anne Marie Nzie, known as the golden voice of Cameroon, has died. She was 84.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0c4ea74639a43bc8e101032d88e7998House wading into California's long-running water warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1a31fd1e3fe4f4990e0e584aa2e9135Wed, 25 May 2016 19:54:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Wading into a longstanding California water war, the House Wednesday endorsed a Republican plan to shift more water to San Joaquin Valley farmers and cut the flow for threatened fish and growers in another part of the state.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1a31fd1e3fe4f4990e0e584aa2e9135Lawsuit: Cubans who scaled Keys lighthouse should stay in UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd75dfa44ab3471e881812e9304a5b83Wed, 25 May 2016 19:20:20 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A group of migrants who fled Cuba in a homemade boat and climbed onto a 136-year-old lighthouse off the Florida Keys should be allowed to stay in the U.S., according to a federal lawsuit filed on their behalf.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd75dfa44ab3471e881812e9304a5b83US probes e-commerce giant Alibaba's accounting practiceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87176a3a37e34e59a35952a2925e6c42Wed, 25 May 2016 20:09:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba wowed investors when it went public in the U.S. in September 2014, and its profits have bucked Wall Street expectations amid the Chinese economy's slowdown. Yet its unorthodox business structure has raised eyebrows, it's been suspended from an anti-counterfeiting group, and now U.S. regulators are investigating its accounting practices.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87176a3a37e34e59a35952a2925e6c4211 states sue over Obama's school transgender directivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cf75b52e7b34c1c84b3f7f6620fdb40Wed, 25 May 2016 20:08:47 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cf75b52e7b34c1c84b3f7f6620fdb40Matz wins 7th straight, Mets beat Nats 2-0 to take serieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c35e645817744a7aa16effcdaa57be4Wed, 25 May 2016 19:58:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Matz pitched a career-high eight innings to win his seventh consecutive start and help the New York Mets defeat the Washington Nationals 2-0 on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c35e645817744a7aa16effcdaa57be4CEO pay climbs again, even as their stock prices don'thttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d86107028a8744c0b7accb915a06461cWed, 25 May 2016 19:38:08 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d86107028a8744c0b7accb915a06461cThe Greatest Spectacle in Racing remains an American iconhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aacac846ee494734aaf3876001a0ded5Wed, 25 May 2016 19:48:49 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis 500 has outlasted two world wars, the decline of the automobile industry, a bitter split in open-wheel racing and more death than anyone cares to recall.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aacac846ee494734aaf3876001a0ded5US Army to test driverless vehicle technology in Michiganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a89b43ba83f842a0b52b50764e80b0f2Wed, 25 May 2016 19:16:06 GMTLAPEER, Mich. (AP) — A convoy of U.S. Army vehicles will cruise along a stretch of Interstate 69 in Michigan as part of an initial testing of driverless military vehicle equipment on public roadways.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a89b43ba83f842a0b52b50764e80b0f2Exxon shareholders reject climate-change resolutionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfe0f21b641d4684ac71fbcdd09d3bafWed, 25 May 2016 19:25:30 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Shareholders at Exxon's annual meeting rejected several resolutions backed by environmentalists that would have pushed the company to take a stronger stand in favor of steps to limit climate change.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfe0f21b641d4684ac71fbcdd09d3baf'Lost my way': Murray pushed to 5 sets again at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b393e5b6d6a4415a8dd993fc02ba2ae0Wed, 25 May 2016 19:47:37 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b393e5b6d6a4415a8dd993fc02ba2ae0Florida 6th-grader wins National Geographic Beehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a299a0045e4a43a3af0be39e5996720dWed, 25 May 2016 19:53:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida sixth-grader has won the 2016 National Geographic Bee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a299a0045e4a43a3af0be39e5996720dSpanish hurdler tests positive in retest of 2008 sampleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eedfbc9b5884e6386338bc6c394fdb8Wed, 25 May 2016 19:11:57 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish hurdler Josephine Onyia is one of the athletes who tested positive in a reanalysis of doping samples from the 2008 Beijing Games, an official with knowledge of the case said Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eedfbc9b5884e6386338bc6c394fdb8