FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 05 May 2016 13:04:35 -07:00Man charged in Michigan probe of contaminated foodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfbaade8fcd0441b9100380516d07e69Thu, 05 May 2016 19:40:02 GMTANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man suspected of spraying a contaminant on unpackaged food at grocery stores faces four charges of poisoning food.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfbaade8fcd0441b9100380516d07e69EU official Tusk: Idea of one European nation is 'illusion'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e145297c87b645fb9ea69fecb0b99d51Thu, 05 May 2016 19:55:42 GMTROME (AP) — Worried about anti-European sentiment fueling nationalism on the continent, a top EU official said Thursday that the bloc must "stop the radicals" from gaining power by making citizens feel safe amid the migrant crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e145297c87b645fb9ea69fecb0b99d51Jury reaches verdict in 'Grim Sleeper' serial killings casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49f348720f5940e09bb5ab781849e607Thu, 05 May 2016 19:07:04 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of a Los Angeles man charged in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings that targeted vulnerable young black women over two decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49f348720f5940e09bb5ab781849e607Brazilian justice suspends house speaker, foe of presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34ee94fb558b4597883b39046ffad41cThu, 05 May 2016 19:49:20 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A supreme court judge suspended the leader of Brazil's lower house of congress on Thursday, removing one of the nation's most powerful politicians who is reviled by many for numerous corruption allegations and actions to stall investigations against him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34ee94fb558b4597883b39046ffad41c"Flight of the Navigator" star charged with bank robberyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/497aca96405d46a4b3daba786ff4a64eThu, 05 May 2016 19:38:43 GMTSECHELT, British Columbia (AP) — A man who starred in Disney's 1986 adventure flick, "Flight of the Navigator" when he was a child, has been charged in connection with a bank robbery in British Columbia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/497aca96405d46a4b3daba786ff4a64eOfficer failed to report incident prior to murder-suicidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2f21ea1a360439299eb4c365bfef892Thu, 05 May 2016 19:34:13 GMTSANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a central Florida man who killed his wife, his two young children and then himself last month would have likely been wearing a GPS monitor had an officer properly reported an injunction violation nine days before the murder-suicide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2f21ea1a360439299eb4c365bfef892High swing that killed teen exempt from SC inspectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/641f1d0e821642d9b1c3cd3a00876abeThu, 05 May 2016 18:58:10 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A ropes course where a Florida teen died last summer was exempt from state inspections governing amusement rides, South Carolina regulators have concluded, a reversal of what they said immediately after her death.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/641f1d0e821642d9b1c3cd3a00876abeConvicted child molester Sandusky gets appeals hearinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37b138463745420aa680f597aa9f7007Thu, 05 May 2016 19:25:47 GMTHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday gave convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky a hearing later this month to prove his claims that prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and leaked secret grand jury information to find additional victims.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37b138463745420aa680f597aa9f7007No fries with that: Call city residents Hattiesburgershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97f1c00d87de44d1aa45a7c2497b7f9dThu, 05 May 2016 19:56:14 GMTHATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Call them Hattiesburgers, even if historians are choking on that mouthful.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97f1c00d87de44d1aa45a7c2497b7f9dPolish government to take control of WWII museumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769c4a6b61584ddd8d976e8f8d057bb4Thu, 05 May 2016 18:38:26 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's conservative government announced Thursday that it is merging a major museum on World War II that was due to open next year with a different museum that doesn't yet exist, a legal maneuver that allows it to take control of an ambitious new institution.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769c4a6b61584ddd8d976e8f8d057bb4Venezuela politician accuses Wall Street Journal of libelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58a93462df874ccda12f83b79fbdf8fdThu, 05 May 2016 19:57:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Venezuelan legislator has sued Dow Jones & Co. and News Corp., saying he was libeled in a Wall Street Journal story about a drug investigation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58a93462df874ccda12f83b79fbdf8fdThe Latest: Charlotte mayor meets with N Carolina lawmakershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4f61182d6a94c16a5f7e877673317feThu, 05 May 2016 19:28:39 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on disagreements over a North Carolina law that limits transgender people to using the public restroom aligned with their biological sex and governments in passing their own anti-discrimination rules (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4f61182d6a94c16a5f7e877673317feNHL coaching carousel 'spinning out of control'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de35cf16e1de41978056d26a786dfb44Thu, 05 May 2016 18:52:37 GMTBob Hartley watched bosses come and go three times as coach of the Calgary Flames. He will need one more general manager to believe in him to stay in the NHL.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de35cf16e1de41978056d26a786dfb44120 nations accuse US top court of violating law over Iranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d02af75aca304e67ac8b8f0cbd8c00caThu, 05 May 2016 19:52:26 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The 120-nation Nonaligned Movement headed by Iran is accusing the U.S. Supreme Court of violating international law by ruling that nearly $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets can be paid to victims of attacks linked to the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d02af75aca304e67ac8b8f0cbd8c00caPolitical change: Mayor forced to count pennies to pay finehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbe42f6b2d1847048841f01048a751deThu, 05 May 2016 19:05:00 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A Miami-area mayor won his bid to pay a $4,000 ethics fine with pennies and nickels, but only after he agreed to count and box the coins himself.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbe42f6b2d1847048841f01048a751deHershey's Chocolate World tour gets technological facelifthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c0bf0310c984d9fb1b3acc2b2f81777Thu, 05 May 2016 19:54:32 GMTHERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Hershey's Chocolate World tour ride has undergone a major technological facelift.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c0bf0310c984d9fb1b3acc2b2f81777Defense: Forcing doctor to take medicine violates his rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecefc183f2fe494dba37122ab9ab09feThu, 05 May 2016 19:20:57 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A mentally ill doctor should not be forced to take medicine in a bid to make him competent to stand trial for the killing of a Yale University physician, a public defender told Connecticut's highest court on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecefc183f2fe494dba37122ab9ab09feThe Latest: Family prepares for slain Navajo girl's funeralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6972cd43c044c96a6589c3f3c36f926Thu, 05 May 2016 19:06:57 GMTFARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the abduction and killing of an 11-year-old Navajo girl in northwest New Mexico (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6972cd43c044c96a6589c3f3c36f926Indictment: Ex-Boy Scout leader sexually abused 5 boyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/469e2cace1ce4de4ab38b53ca2f59ce3Thu, 05 May 2016 19:56:34 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Boy Scout leader from Nashville who stands accused of abusing five boys has been indicted on statutory rape, sexual battery and other felony counts.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/469e2cace1ce4de4ab38b53ca2f59ce3Cayman Islands to deploy genetically modified mosquitoeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeca4bd543a14801a7225b394202c19dThu, 05 May 2016 19:33:29 GMTMIAMI (AP) — British biotech company Oxitec and the Cayman Islands government announced plans Thursday to release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the fight against a species that spreads Zika and other diseases.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeca4bd543a14801a7225b394202c19dTopeka man plans to plead guilty in Fort Riley bomb casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b2ec55dd133453bb1c2b4dec1946fc6Thu, 05 May 2016 18:35:54 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 29-year-old Topeka man plans to plead guilty to a criminal charge that he helped another man who plotted last year to bomb the Fort Riley military base to aid the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b2ec55dd133453bb1c2b4dec1946fc6Israeli general touches raw nerve with Holocaust commentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78a4c828ac8d4103a9d96ba262285357Thu, 05 May 2016 18:50:50 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — In a reflection of the deep divisions plaguing Israel, a top general set off a controversy Thursday after appearing to liken the atmosphere in Israel to that of Nazi-era Germany during a speech marking the country's Holocaust memorial day.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78a4c828ac8d4103a9d96ba262285357Wildfire in Alberta now 85,000 hectares in sizehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/896490cc29734ef484512d565669303dThu, 05 May 2016 19:28:53 GMTFORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A massive wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta grew to 85,000 hectares (210,035 acres) in size and officials would like to move south about 25,000 evacuees who had previously fled north. More than 80,000 people have emptied Fort McMurray in the heart of Canada's oil sands.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/896490cc29734ef484512d565669303dAmid political crisis, Iraqi PM calls for focus on IS fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/417df2db354e41e69472be0ec581c0cdThu, 05 May 2016 18:43:15 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister on Thursday called on the Iraqi people to prioritize the battle against the Islamic State group amid a deepening political crisis in the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/417df2db354e41e69472be0ec581c0cdTurkey eyes visa-free travel to Europe but hurdles remainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4613bd6956d945e0826e1cefe1db35baThu, 05 May 2016 19:57:59 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — Visa-free travel to Europe may be finally within Turkey's grasp, but the remaining benchmarks it must meet by June are not easy hurdles to clear. Turkish leaders have explicitly warned the European Union that they will stop cooperating on the migrant crisis if the visa requirement isn't lifted.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4613bd6956d945e0826e1cefe1db35baWhite House announces sentence commutations for 58 convictshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50b6729d25114287b404ca7e1ee8aaa3Thu, 05 May 2016 19:31:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has announced sentence commutations for 58 federal convicts, including 18 who are serving life sentences.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50b6729d25114287b404ca7e1ee8aaa3Officials take custody of kids who went to Oregon standoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ca0144a00a944659d983c594699fe02Thu, 05 May 2016 19:31:39 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Seven children who were taken to perform for occupiers during the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge earlier this year have been placed in the temporary custody of Kansas child welfare officials.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ca0144a00a944659d983c594699fe02Morning Call's publisher, editor-in-chief, retiringhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc562d93de9345a3abe4b237b035f782Thu, 05 May 2016 18:35:18 GMTALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — David Erdman, a journalist who over a 35-year career at The Morning Call rose through the ranks of the newspaper to become its top editor and publisher, announced Thursday he is retiring.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc562d93de9345a3abe4b237b035f782110-year-old WWII veteran from Louisiana dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c845838e36340cfabe7a6a3107ee560Thu, 05 May 2016 19:48:20 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 110-year-old Louisiana man who served in World War II has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c845838e36340cfabe7a6a3107ee560With Cruz out, social conservative leaders rethink Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b289ebe38e3a4142b945ad9ba4f2d0fcThu, 05 May 2016 18:32:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — With their champion, Sen. Ted Cruz, now out of the presidential race, groups opposing abortion and same-sex marriage say they'll bide their time and warily assess Donald Trump before deciding whether to back him as the Republican nominee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b289ebe38e3a4142b945ad9ba4f2d0fcMcIlroy, Fowler dodge ball with earplug thrown by spectatorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd9ea259f5ec40adae4546415fa8931aThu, 05 May 2016 19:08:57 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As if battling a rain-soaked course and gusting winds weren't difficult enough, playing partners Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler also had to dodge a golf ball with an earplug attached to it at the Wells Fargo Championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd9ea259f5ec40adae4546415fa8931aState's attorney asks to step aside from Chicago police casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7d6484925224235970053d19d4c1fdaThu, 05 May 2016 19:10:20 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Cook County's embattled state's attorney asked a judge Thursday to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the case against a white Chicago police officer she didn't charge until more than a year after he shot a black teenager 16 times.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7d6484925224235970053d19d4c1fdaOhio jury reaches verdict for man accused of killing 3 womenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/500e663d06f5422c8101292174971ad4Thu, 05 May 2016 18:54:49 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A jury has reached a verdict in the case of a man accused of killing three women and hiding their bodies in garbage bags in suburban Cleveland.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/500e663d06f5422c8101292174971ad4Candidate for next UN chief asks to meet Security Councilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f678211e1de4669b2abc9153c2ffcd2Thu, 05 May 2016 18:34:26 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Croatia's former foreign minister, who is campaigning to be the next secretary-general of the United Nations, said she has asked to meet members of the U.N. Security Council who will make the final decision.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f678211e1de4669b2abc9153c2ffcd2Patching relationships, Trump pivots toward big fundraisinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b85749392976451aa62659a20dbbf5bcThu, 05 May 2016 18:35:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is taking his first steps toward raising the massive amounts of money needed for a national presidential race, aiming to broaden his primary insurgency into a full-fledged general election campaign and unite the fractured Republican Party behind him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b85749392976451aa62659a20dbbf5bcTourists use Alaska homeless shelter to grab coffee, snackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8ddf7ebbf3b446282ef80928854fe25Thu, 05 May 2016 18:35:01 GMTKETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — Cruise ship passengers have been hanging out at an Alaska homeless shelter to get free coffee and a bite to eat, but few have bothered making a donation, said one of the nonprofit's board members.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8ddf7ebbf3b446282ef80928854fe25Harsh history: Alabama county may cover up slavery muralshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/636f7727a9394dfea87bccf5badf6ebfThu, 05 May 2016 19:29:00 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — As officials across the South wrestle with what to do about public monuments that reflect a racist heritage, an Alabama county may cover up two courthouse murals that some call offensive.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/636f7727a9394dfea87bccf5badf6ebfUSTA picks Beaverton, Oregon, to host Davis Cup QF in Julyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcbe0819d090494691c6c527bb19185fThu, 05 May 2016 19:07:56 GMTWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Tennis Association has chosen the Tualatin Hills Tennis Center in Beaverton, Oregon, to host the Americans' Davis Cup quarterfinal against Croatia on July 15-17.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcbe0819d090494691c6c527bb19185fBank robber who dropped trail of money gets 15 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71eda5072efa489682fe2844f579dc02Thu, 05 May 2016 19:01:23 GMTCLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A bank robber who left a trail of cash as he ran from the scene of the crime has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71eda5072efa489682fe2844f579dc02Jury convicts Ron Paul aides of campaign finance violationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61984606eaad4ac5b5962b147bd21ae6Thu, 05 May 2016 19:38:24 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Three campaign advisers to 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul were convicted Thursday in a federal case alleging they conspired to cover up the campaign's payments to a former Iowa state senator who had agreed to endorse their boss.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61984606eaad4ac5b5962b147bd21ae6Expert: Alberta evacuation one of largest in recent memoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc8589f476534e9e9e94ca26b7d2257cThu, 05 May 2016 19:32:23 GMTThe wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta is driving one of the largest evacuations in North America in recent memory, said Bill Stewart, co-director of the University of California's Center for Fire Research and Outreach at the University of California, Berkeley.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc8589f476534e9e9e94ca26b7d2257cThe Latest: US says Syria truce on Aleppo soon to expirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59976ad4571441c383382132160a5b70Thu, 05 May 2016 19:03:53 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59976ad4571441c383382132160a5b70Survivors found 6 days after Kenyan building collapsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3669eea537f4aa998166a83bf1365d9Thu, 05 May 2016 19:58:42 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rescuers found four survivors Thursday in the rubble of an apartment building that collapsed six days ago amid heavy rains in the Kenyan capital, raising hopes that more people might still be alive in a disaster that has left dozens dead and missing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3669eea537f4aa998166a83bf1365d9Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekendshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/775fc0dfb5ac4b608d7c3ab8e270e97bThu, 05 May 2016 18:37:20 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Between cocktails, campus tours and squash games, alumni visiting St. George's School for their annual reunion weekend will find something different this year: discussions about what has unfolded at the elite boarding school since December, when leaders acknowledged dozens of students were sexually abused in the past.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/775fc0dfb5ac4b608d7c3ab8e270e97bAP FACT CHECK: Trump's vow to create Appalachian coal jobshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80cbfa4f3a154cb984717e74c2c85124Thu, 05 May 2016 19:31:24 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Donald Trump says he would bring back lost coal-mining jobs, and he is positioning for the November election in big coal states by portraying Hillary Clinton as a job killer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80cbfa4f3a154cb984717e74c2c85124Hazardous materials released in Houston warehouse firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d26913c89c4a4091a9ff8af844adad62Thu, 05 May 2016 18:29:12 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Nearly 200 firefighters battled a large blaze Thursday at a warehouse complex in Houston that officials said released hazardous materials into the air and forced the evacuation of hundreds of students from a nearby elementary school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d26913c89c4a4091a9ff8af844adad62SeaWorld loss widens, but adjusted results top expectationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4306122c4e964a708ab0b77927deebcdThu, 05 May 2016 19:40:43 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld's first-quarter loss widened as expenses climbed, but the theme park operator's adjusted results and revenue beat Wall Street's expectations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4306122c4e964a708ab0b77927deebcdWorld Series champ Royals get day off in midst of slumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dfe442453a8479183d7c9a2d7b74878Thu, 05 May 2016 19:11:19 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals hadn't been hitting lately.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dfe442453a8479183d7c9a2d7b74878Apple partners with commercial software giant SAPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b84232fac3f44bbe99612c7b12e7f0c1Thu, 05 May 2016 19:25:40 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has announced a new partnership with German software giant SAP to develop mobile apps that business customers can use on iPhones and iPad tablets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b84232fac3f44bbe99612c7b12e7f0c1Libya official: IS suicide bomber kills 5 militiamen in westhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3d4668e7a7a43658ca7bb143b20d382Thu, 05 May 2016 18:39:18 GMTBENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber on Thursday rammed his car into a checkpoint in the country's west manned by a militia from the western city of Misrata, killing five militiamen, according to a Libyan militia leader in the city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3d4668e7a7a43658ca7bb143b20d382