FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 05 May 2016 05:27:29 -07:00UK votes in local elections expected to deal blow to Labour, 05 May 2016 11:22:22 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britons voted Thursday in local and regional elections that will choose a new mayor for London — and are expected to deal a blow to Britain's main opposition Labour Party. offstage drama rivets Romania, costs minister his job, 05 May 2016 11:29:24 GMTBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A compelling drama at Romania's national opera has been drawing huge audiences for weeks. But it's not a production of "The Marriage of Figaro" or "The Barber of Seville" that's grabbing the limelight, it's an offstage dispute between two international ballet stars and Romanian musicians that has already cost a government minister his job. Escaped inmate spotted at New Jersey CVS, 05 May 2016 10:58:43 GMTBARNEGAT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say security footage has captured images of an inmate walking into a pharmacy a day after vanishing from a state prison. Guard investigates boat shooting report off Key West, 05 May 2016 10:58:11 GMTKEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a report that someone on a fishing boat fired multiple shots in the direction of a 20-foot pleasure boat while its passengers were diving southwest of Key West. Lanka suspends 2 lawmakers over fistfight in parliament, 05 May 2016 10:55:54 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's Parliament on Thursday suspended two lawmakers for one week for getting into a fistfight that left several people injured earlier this week. Charlie Hebdo cartoonist Maurice Sinet dies at 87, 05 May 2016 11:44:44 GMTPARIS (AP) — Maurice Sinet, a former cartoonist for French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo who often created controversy with his blunt views, has died. He was 87. detective fired for sending explicit video to woman, 05 May 2016 10:52:30 GMTPLANTATION, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police detective has been fired after an investigation found he took an explicit video of himself and sent it to a woman who had reported a crime he was investigating. Mae posts $1.1B profit in 1Q; paying $919M dividend, 05 May 2016 12:14:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage giant Fannie Mae posted net income of $1.1 billion for the first quarter, down from a year ago as declining interest rates reduced the value of the financial instruments it uses to hedge against rate swings. newspaper to close only 9 weeks after its start, 05 May 2016 12:01:56 GMTLONDON (AP) — The New Day newspaper is shutting down after only nine weeks after its circulation failed to meet expectations. howl over Alibaba's place in anti-counterfeiting group, 05 May 2016 11:35:46 GMTSHANGHAI (AP) — The prospect of sitting in a Hyatt Regency ballroom in Florida and listening to Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, deliver the keynote for the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition's conference this month did not sit well with Michael Kors' general counsel. In fact, Ma's imminent speech — and the IACC's April decision to welcome Alibaba as a new member — so incensed the U.S. luxury brand that it severed its longstanding connection with the Washington-based industry group. options for some Brooklyn subway riders amid repairs, 05 May 2016 12:16:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The lone subway tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn's hippest, youngest neighborhoods to New York City's commercial heart in Manhattan will either be closed entirely for 18 months, or see extremely limited service for three years, under two possible plans for repairing damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. House passes $500M Detroit schools restructure plan, 05 May 2016 11:28:05 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan House approved a $500 million restructuring plan for Detroit Public Schools early Thursday, just days after disillusioned teachers staged a two-day sick-out because they feared the financially struggling district wouldn't be able to pay them all through the summer. hunt for US cash as shortages bite, 05 May 2016 12:05:49 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Severe shortages of U.S. dollars that are used as local currency in Zimbabwe have forced many residents into cash hunter-gatherers. matchups with female Democratic candidates, 05 May 2016 11:32:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats will have female Senate candidates on the ballot in nine states in November, a near-record. A look at the candidates and matchups: mounts on Polish government to save WWII museum, 05 May 2016 11:11:55 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's conservative government is coming under growing pressure to permit the opening next year of a major new museum on World War II — an ambitious project with an international approach that the country's nationalistic new leaders dislike. prime minister says he will step down at May 22 party congress, 05 May 2016 11:40:21 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish prime minister says he will step down at May 22 party congress . officer accused in black teen's death requests guard, 05 May 2016 11:55:15 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The attorney for a Chicago police officer charged in the shooting death of a black teenager has asked for sheriff's deputies to guard the officer as his client enters and exits court.'s Abe: Leaving EU could hurt Japanese investment in UK, 05 May 2016 12:06:17 GMTLONDON (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Britain will be a less attractive destination for Japanese investment if it leaves the European Union. battling breast cancer wins second big lottery prize, 05 May 2016 11:18:45 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Officials with the North Carolina Education Lottery say a woman battling breast cancer is celebrating her second big lottery win this year. deputy killed in crash while pursuing vehicle, 05 May 2016 12:17:51 GMTMACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia sheriff's deputy has been killed while pursuing a suspicious vehicle. Things to Know for Today, 05 May 2016 11:39:13 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: dead in South Carolina after crash during deputy chase, 05 May 2016 11:46:27 GMTSTARR, S.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies say one person is dead after a wreck in South Carolina following a chase where speeds topped 100 mph. stocks steady as US payrolls report looms, 05 May 2016 12:08:16 GMTLONDON (AP) — Global stocks recovered their poise Thursday following an unconvincing start to the month, as investors became cautious ahead of U.S. jobs data that could go a long way to determining whether the Federal Reserve raises interest rates in June. beats 1Q profit views with tight cost controls, 05 May 2016 11:47:01 GMTMerck posted an 18 percent jump in first-quarter income, beating Wall Street expectations, as lower spending on marketing, administration and research easily offset lower sales of its medicines outside the U.S. Town that changed anti-Semitic name suffers vandalism, 05 May 2016 10:50:38 GMTMADRID (AP) — An ancient Spanish town that voted to change its name because it was deemed anti-Semitic has come under attack from extremist groups who have daubed the town's signposts and buildings with offensive right-wing symbols and messages protesting the change.'s Time Schedule, 05 May 2016 11:39:36 GMTPhiladelphia at St. Louis, 1:45 p.m. Danny Glover to get award at Adirondack historic site, 05 May 2016 11:11:06 GMTLAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Actor Danny Glover will receive a human rights award at a historic site in the Adirondacks honoring abolitionist John Brown. discovers cross-border tunnel from Gaza, 05 May 2016 12:10:50 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military discovered a tunnel Thursday stretching from the southern Gaza Strip into Israel, built by Palestinian militants to carry out attacks on Israel, the military said. Video Game Hall of Fame prepares to induct 2016 class, 05 May 2016 11:57:09 GMTROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Last year, "Super Mario Bros." and "Pong" were among the first inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. eyes visa-free travel to Europe but hurdles remain, 05 May 2016 11:03:45 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. Don't want to take migrants? Then you pay, 05 May 2016 11:12:57 GMTROME (AP) — A top aide to Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says Rome supports a proposal by the European Union's executive to fine nations for refusing migrants they were supposed to accept. Allen says he's made wife Soon-Yi Previn's life better, 05 May 2016 11:26:02 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Woody Allen says in a revealing interview that he has made wife Soon-Yi Previn's life better and the controversy that surrounded the couple in the 1990s hasn't traumatized him. firefighter responds to blaze at mother's home, 05 May 2016 11:58:39 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A Boston firefighter responding to a fire at his mother's home got a fright on his way to the scene when he heard a dispatcher say that someone had jumped from a second-floor window. vigil planned for slain Georgia college student, 05 May 2016 11:27:33 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A candlelight vigil is planned to remember a Georgia college freshman who was stabbed to death at Fort Valley State University as he tried to help three female students. anti-Muslim activist arrested for post about Suu Kyi, 05 May 2016 12:02:18 GMTYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A head of a Buddhist nationalist group says a prominent anti-Muslim activist has been arrested for posting a provocative statement on Facebook about Myanmar's army commander and the country's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. of billboards honoring Stalin put up in Russian city, 05 May 2016 11:21:43 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Billboards honoring Soviet dictator Josef Stalin have appeared across Russia's third-largest city ahead of Monday's celebration of victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. Africa: Buildings at 17 schools burned in protests, 05 May 2016 12:18:43 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African authorities say buildings at 17 schools in a provincial area were set on fire during several days of violence by residents who oppose an administration plan for their area. government bans press coverage of protest movement, 05 May 2016 11:54:28 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's government is banning media coverage of a protest movement against the disputed re-election of the country's long-time president. couple avoids jail over lost Dr. Seuss library book, 05 May 2016 12:12:43 GMTTECUMSEH, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan couple who faced jail after they borrowed a novel and a Dr. Seuss book from a local library and held onto them long past their return dates will remain free. withdrawing from 2 cities east of Yemen's Aden port, 05 May 2016 11:03:23 GMTSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials and witness say al-Qaida forces are withdrawing from two coastal cities east of the key port of Aden following tribal-led negotiations. beats 1Q profit forecasts, 05 May 2016 11:01:58 GMTKENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co. (MRK) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $1.13 billion. Was There: Remembrance march at Auschwitz in 1990, 05 May 2016 11:10:04 GMTOSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: Twenty-six years ago some 4,000 young people from around the world took part in the second March of the Living, a somber remembrance march of 3 kilometers (2 miles) from the Auschwitz concentration camp to the remains of Birkenau, where more than 1 million people, mostly Jews, were killed in gas chambers. The event, which in its early years took place every two years, is now held every year on Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day. Amid this year's commemorations, the AP is making again available its report from the second march, held on April 22, 1990. CEO meets Chinese president ahead of park opening, 05 May 2016 11:25:57 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The head of entertainment giant Disney had a rare official meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday, a month before the opening of its $5.5 billion theme park in the country's financial hub of Shanghai. over vote on EU membership weighs on UK economy, 05 May 2016 11:36:09 GMTLONDON (AP) — Uncertainty over Britain's looming vote on whether to remain in the European Union is weighing on the nation's economy, with another key indicator showing Thursday that growth is close to stagnating. Woman found alive after 6 days in collapsed building, 05 May 2016 11:59:06 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A woman has been found alive after six days in a collapsed building and rescuers are working to free her, a Kenyan government official said Thursday. Students saw part of 'Human Centipede 2', 05 May 2016 10:57:43 GMTJACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee teacher has been suspended after part of the gruesome horror film "The Human Centipede 2: (Full Sequence)" was played to a class of ninth- and 10th-graders. Canadian to leave Nepal after work visa revoked, 05 May 2016 10:48:00 GMTKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Canadian man will leave Nepal on Thursday after a court failed to hear his appeal for the revocation of his work visa over critical social media posts, his lawyer said. loss widens, but adjusted results top expectations, 05 May 2016 12:05:04 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 view. prime minister announces decision to step down, 05 May 2016 12:01:48 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his resignation on Thursday, paving the way for the country's president to pursue a tighter grip on power. town entertained by escaped hippopotamus, 05 May 2016 11:48:37 GMTMADRID (AP) — Officials say a hippopotamus that escaped from a visiting circus caused some traffic chaos and not a little diversion when he strolled easily along a street in the southwestern town of Palos de la Frontera.