FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 May 2015 18:46:04 -0700Colon gets 7th win, 2nd hit to lead Mets over Phillies 6-3 YORK (AP) — Bartolo Colon kept his helmet on this time.By RONALD BLUMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:30:42 GMTGabby Chaves is Indy 500 Rookie of the Year (AP) — Gabby Chaves was selected as the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year on Monday after finishing 16th in the race on Sunday.sSportsIndyCarAutomobile racingIndianapolis 500EventsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:26:48 GMTUS Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide, his office says, Miss. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran — the Mississippi Republican whose 2014 primary campaign drew national attention over an aspiring blogger's photos of his bedridden wife — has married his longtime aide, his office said Monday.By JEFF AMYaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsConspiracyLegal proceedingsCrimeMarriageLaw and orderFamily issuesSocial affairsMississippiHattiesburgUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 01:03:21 GMTTroubled Memphis-area cemetery reopens for family visits, Tenn. (AP) — Clutching red flowers and blue balloons, hundreds of relatives visited deceased loved ones buried at a troubled Memphis-area cemetery for the first time since it closed more than a year ago, after its owner was arrested and charged with mishandling burials.By ADRIAN SAINZaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderTennesseeMemphisUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:57:11 GMTEllis Island museum reopening aided by New Jersey company, N.J. (AP) — A new addition to Ellis Island's Immigration Museum is having its grand opening next week after numerous delays following the destruction of Superstorm Sandy.aGeneral newsNew JerseyParsippanyUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:54:22 GMT15-year-old dies after being hit by baseball in Minnesota, Minn. (AP) — Police say a 15-year-old baseball player has died after being struck by a ball in the northern Minnesota city of Bemidji.aGeneral newsSportsBaseballMen's sportsBemidjiMinnesotaIowaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:53:24 GMTWhat does Ireland vote say about US debate on gay marriage? YORK (AP) — Ireland's national referendum on same-sex marriage, which was approved by 62 percent of the voters, comes just weeks ahead of an expected ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on whether to legalize gay marriage throughout the United States. A look at some of the parallels and contrasts in the two countries' situations:By DAVID CRARYaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansConstitutionsMarriageChristianityLegislatureConstitutional amendmentsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGovernment and politicsFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryIrelandUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:12:09 GMTCrews work to save animals after fire at Kansas pet store, Kan. (AP) — Veterinarians and emergency officials worked to save animals after a fire broke out at a Kansas pet store.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersLawrenceKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:55:48 GMTBrides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages (AP) — Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.By SYLVIA HUI and KAREL JANICEKiGeneral newsObituariesSocial affairsSmugglingCrimeUnited KingdomScotlandManchesterEuropeSlovakiaLatviaWestern EuropeEnglandEastern Europe, 26 May 2015 01:18:39 GMTAustralia rejects Vietnamese refugee claims in 40 minutes, Australia (AP) — Australia secretly held a group of 46 Vietnamese asylum seekers on a warship at sea for almost a month and rejected their refugee claims during interviews that took as little as 40 minutes before returning them all to Vietnam last month, officials said.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsImmigrationAustraliaVietnamOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 26 May 2015 00:54:52 GMTAnonymous threats against airliners prompt searches; all OK YORK (AP) — Anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners on Monday, possibly from the same source, caused a scare involving at least six international flights at airports in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts.aBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFranceNew York CityUnited StatesBostonNewarkWestern EuropeEuropeNew YorkNorth AmericaMassachusettsNew Jersey, 26 May 2015 00:48:12 GMTBrewers win challenge on disputed HR trot, fall to Giants (AP) — After a late-night arrival, the San Francisco Giants thought they'd quickly caught a bizarre break — Khris Davis was called out for missing the plate on his home run trot.By COLIN FLYsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 00:38:22 GMTThe Latest: Mexican president to visit tornado-stricken city p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsNatural disastersTornadoesStormsAccidents and disastersMissing personsDisaster planning and responseState governmentsAccidentsTransportationGovernment and politicsTexasMexicoDel RioSan MarcosCorpus ChristiHoustonSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 22:22:25 GMTTwister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.By SETH ROBBINS and MARK STEVENSONiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsNatural disastersDisaster planning and responseTornadoesAccidents and disastersStormsMissing personsSearch and rescue effortsEmergency managementMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsTexasMexicoSan MarcosDel RioDallasSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 26 May 2015 01:29:01 GMTLawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous' VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days are accusing King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate is calling the claims ridiculous.By KEN RITTERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentObituariesPoisoningDiseases and conditionsHealthLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:24:57 GMTUnusual wake held for Puerto Rican taxi driver JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican taxi driver Victor Perez Cardona's final fare was highly unusual: a wreath of flowers for his own funeral.iGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesPuerto RicoCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 22:32:29 GMTVenus Williams ousted from French Open by Sloane Stephens (AP) — A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsTennisEventsMen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 22:43:16 GMTHutchison pitches Blue Jays past White Sox 5-0 (AP) — Drew Hutchison pitched a four-hitter, Justin Smoak and Josh Donaldson homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-0 on Monday night.By IAN HARRISONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 26 May 2015 01:29:16 GMTHahn tosses four-hitter, shuts down Detroit in Oakland win, Calif. (AP) — Jesse Hahn pitched a four-hitter for his first career complete game, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Monday for their first three-game winning streak this season.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSports transactionsSports businessBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:06:31 GMTActress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.By SANDY COHEN and FRAZIER MOOREaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCelebrityObituariesComedy performanceMoviesEmmy AwardsEntertainmentTelevision programsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEventsAward showsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:09:52 GMTThe Latest: North Texas teen is 3rd to die in Texas rains p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsNatural disastersTornadoesStormsAccidents and disastersMissing personsDisaster planning and responseState governmentsAccidentsTransportationGovernment and politicsTexasSan MarcosDel RioCorpus ChristiAustinHoustonDallasSan AntonioMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 26 May 2015 00:12:30 GMTRohingya seek better life in Malaysia, but reality is stark LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia has been a sort of promised land for Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. The tens of thousands who endured perilous journeys to get here find more work opportunities than in Indonesia and a more Muslim-friendly environment than in Thailand.By EILEEN NGiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsMalaysiaThailandSoutheast AsiaKuala LumpurIndonesiaMyanmarBangladeshUnited StatesAsiaSouth AsiaNorth America, 26 May 2015 00:57:25 GMTRoller coaster fan notches 5,000th ride on historic coaster MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — An 82-year-old fan of a historic Pennsylvania roller coaster celebrated his 5,000th ride on it over the holiday weekend — sitting for more than eight hours straight and logging 95 spins around the wooden ride in a single day.aGeneral newsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 01:14:54 GMTRest home fire in central China kills 38 (AP) — A rest home fire in central China killed 38 people and injured six, Chinese state media reported Tuesday.iGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 26 May 2015 00:48:27 GMT'Tomorrowland' takes top spot at box office on slow weekend ANGELES (AP) — The future doesn't look so bright for "Tomorrowland."By LINDSEY BAHRaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainment, 26 May 2015 00:55:17 GMTBiden reassures Iraqi prime minister of US support (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq's government on Monday of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with thanks for "the enormous sacrifice and bravery of Iraqi forces" one day after Defense Secretary Ash Carter questioned the Iraqi military commitment.By KEVIN FREKING and SAMEER N. YACOUBwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReligious strifeMilitant groupsWar and unrestMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseIraqUnited StatesIranBaghdadMiddle EastNorth America, 25 May 2015 21:52:16 GMTBrazil prison riot leaves 8 dead, officials say DE JANEIRO (AP) — A prison riot in northeastern Brazil left eight inmates dead after a fight between two gangs quickly escalated, prison officials said.iGeneral newsHostage situationsCorrectional systemsLaw and orderBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 22:59:45 GMTCompany hopes to remove ruptured oil pipeline by Tuesday, Calif. (AP) — Officials from Plains All American Pipeline say they hope the broken section of a pipeline that spilled oil along the California Coast can be removed for investigation by Tuesday.aBusinessGeneral newsScienceCoastlines and beachesEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentAccidentsAccidents and disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:48:08 GMTThe Latest: Stilts remain after Texas home swept away p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsNatural disastersTornadoesAccidents and disastersStormsMissing personsDisaster planning and responseState governmentsAccidentsTransportationGovernment and politicsTexasSan MarcosDel RioCorpus ChristiAustinMexicoHoustonSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 23:48:16 GMTParis-to-Boston airplane cleared after anonymous threat YORK (AP) — An anonymous threat made against a Paris-to-Boston airliner has been deemed to be not credible, like threats made against planes heading to New York and New Jersey.aBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFranceNew YorkBostonWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth AmericaMassachusettsNew York City, 26 May 2015 00:15:00 GMTJamie Loeb of North Carolina is NCAA tennis champ, Texas (AP) — Jamie Loeb made it to the NCAA quarterfinals as a freshman.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsTennisWomen's tennisWomen's sportsCollege sportsNorth CarolinaWacoTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:48:50 GMTChinese state media report a fire in a rest home in central China has killed 38 and injured 6 (AP) — Chinese state media report a fire in a rest home in central China has killed 38 and injured 6.iGeneral newsFiresMediaAccidents and disastersChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 26 May 2015 00:25:15 GMTAP source: Cleveland reaches deal with Justice on policing (AP) — The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, and the agreement could be announced as soon as Tuesday, a senior federal law enforcement official said.By ERIC TUCKERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderUnited StatesClevelandNorth AmericaOhio, 26 May 2015 01:08:05 GMTVirginia's Ryan Shane wins NCAA tennis title, Texas (AP) — Ryan Shane already shared one NCAA championship as part of Virginia's team title. The hard-hitting junior then rallied for an individual trophy as well.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsCollege sportsWacoTexasVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:26:22 GMTAP PHOTOS: US reflects on veterans' sacrifices Memorial Day observances at Arlington National Cemetery, President Barack Obama spoke about the sacrifices made by the nation's veterans — and felt by their loved ones.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyle, 25 May 2015 22:41:42 GMTAP source: Cleveland reaches settlement with US Justice Department over policing (AP) — AP source: Cleveland reaches settlement with US Justice Department over policing .wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:37:10 GMTCardinals outlast Diamondbacks 3-2 in 10 innings LOUIS (AP) — Jhonny Peralta hit a game-ending homer in the 10th inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 00:04:06 GMTCalifornia looks Down Under for drought advice (AP) — California's longest and sharpest drought on record has its increasingly desperate water stewards looking for solutions in Australia, the world's driest inhabited continent.By KRISTEN GELINEAU and ELLEN KNICKMEYERhtBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsScienceSmall businessWeather forecastsWeatherEmergency managementAccidents and disastersMunicipal governmentsProduction facilitiesAgricultureTechnologyNatural disastersWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationLocal governmentsCorporate newsIndustriesCommodity marketsFinancial marketsAustraliaCaliforniaSydneyUnited StatesSan FranciscoOceaniaNorth AmericaNew South Wales, 26 May 2015 01:27:32 GMTPolice: 3 kids injured when waterspout uproots bounce house (AP) — A waterspout uprooted an inflatable bounce house with three children inside it on a South Florida beach Monday, but the youngsters were ejected before it flew above palm trees across four lanes of traffic into a parking lot, police said.By JENNIFER KAYaGeneral newsNatural disastersTornadoesWeatherAccidents and disastersMiamiFloridaFort LauderdaleUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:53:13 GMTAgent: 'Lawrence of Arabia' star Omar Sharif has Alzheimer's ANGELES (AP) — Legendary "Lawrence of Arabia" actor Omar Sharif is battling Alzheimer's disease, his agent Steve Kenis confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityNeurological disordersDiseases and conditionsHealthSeniors' healthEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 21:58:45 GMTNolasco, Plouffe help Twins stay hot in 7-2 win over Red Sox (AP) — It's been a rocky season and a quarter for Ricky Nolasco since he joined the Minnesota Twins. The weight of a four-year, $49 million contract proved too much to bear in his first season, and his second year started with a trip to the disabled list.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthRochesterMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:09:58 GMTUCLA is No. 1 seed for 1st time in NCAA baseball tournament, Neb. (AP) — UCLA coach John Savage didn't expect his Bruins to be down for long after they went from being national champions in 2013 to finishing five games under .500 in 2014.By ERIC OLSONsSportsCollege sportsCoachingCollege baseballBaseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaOmahaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNebraska, 25 May 2015 22:01:07 GMTAir France flight gets military escort to NYC after threat YORK (AP) — An anonymous threat made against a Paris-to-Boston airliner has been deemed to be not credible, like threats made against planes heading to New York and New Jersey.tTravelLifestyleGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 00:24:27 GMT10 Things to Know for Tuesday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersViolent crimeCrime, 26 May 2015 01:04:25 GMTAP sources: Brady's appeal wouldn't be heard by Wednesday people familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press that Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal won't be heard by Wednesday's 10-day deadline.By ROB MAADDIsSportsProfessional footballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessFootball, 25 May 2015 22:24:43 GMTPolice: Probe of B.B. King death depends on coroner findings VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say there's no active homicide investigation of the death of B.B. King, despite claims by two of the blues legend's heirs that King's two closest aides poisoned him.By KEN RITTERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCriminal investigationsLaw and orderCrimeCelebrityViolent crimeLegal proceedingsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth AmericaMemphisTennessee, 26 May 2015 01:10:08 GMTAP PHOTOS: India's Modi shows media savvy in his first year DELHI (AP) — As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wraps up his first year on the job, one thing is clear: He understands the power of a good photo.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMediaArt photographyVisual artsArts and entertainmentNew DelhiIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 26 May 2015 01:08:01 GMTDelta says 2 of its international planes were threatened YORK (AP) — Delta says two of its international planes have been threatened, bringing to at least six the number of planes to receive such threats.aBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFranceNew York CityUnited StatesBostonNewarkMassachusettsWestern EuropeEuropeNew YorkNorth AmericaNew Jersey, 26 May 2015 00:38:04 GMTHamilton hitless in return, Texas wins 6th in a row (AP) — Josh Hamilton has played in two World Series, appeared in five All-Star Games and won a Most Valuable Player Award.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTexasNew York CityClevelandUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew YorkOhio, 26 May 2015 01:22:07 GMTFRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: Nadal, Djokovic finally get started (AP) — Two most-talked-about men at this year's French Open, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, finally play their first matches on Tuesday.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 25 May 2015 21:47:28 GMT