FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 27 May 2016 17:02:01 -07:00Italy navy: 135 saved, 45 bodies retrieved from migrant boathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/974c2ef45d2e450fa6a0d6f4d57e0ee4Fri, 27 May 2016 21:28:31 GMTROME (AP) — The Italian navy says it has saved 135 migrants from a sinking boat and recovered 45 bodies in the Mediterranean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/974c2ef45d2e450fa6a0d6f4d57e0ee4Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort ofhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c46a53f29a4b43b986542c8963ada6c3Fri, 27 May 2016 23:43:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground of sorts for Silicon Valley tycoons as well.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c46a53f29a4b43b986542c8963ada6c3US economy showing signs of life after slow start to yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5cfe97a67e048f1857ea6de890720ebFri, 27 May 2016 21:19:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is showing signs of more life after a less-than-stellar start to the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5cfe97a67e048f1857ea6de890720ebBridge fire temporarily shuts down rail traffic over Potomachttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b285671b35a24080a226db54c5848640Fri, 27 May 2016 21:16:18 GMTCapital fire officials say a blaze on a CSX bridge over the Potomac River has been extinguished and trains are running again after an hours-long delay on the only rail bridge linking the District of Columbia and Virginia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b285671b35a24080a226db54c5848640Kansas Supreme Court rejects some education funding changeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68fe525dba774546ad542ab5fcd219ffFri, 27 May 2016 22:15:59 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday rejected some education funding changes enacted by the Legislature earlier this year and threatened to order the state's public schools closed if lawmakers don't act by June 30.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68fe525dba774546ad542ab5fcd219ffSoler, Ross, Bryant hit long HRs as Cubs pound Phillies 6-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bdceaa4954e48c9885a73c4b5f6ded0Fri, 27 May 2016 23:03:44 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Jorge Soler, David Ross and Kris Bryant hit long home runs to back Jon Lester and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on a rainy Friday afternoon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bdceaa4954e48c9885a73c4b5f6ded0Feds expect more Atlantic tropical storms than last 3 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d0edbfa7fb2435fbcdaa907db0b4a22Fri, 27 May 2016 21:12:12 GMTMIAMI (AP) — U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm development are making it difficult to predict how many hurricanes and tropical storms will arise over the next six months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d0edbfa7fb2435fbcdaa907db0b4a22Search for abducted teen moves to Northern California coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1d20b2f35964e8c9c3b000cf3cf2279Fri, 27 May 2016 23:31:27 GMTVALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Friday narrowed their frantic search for a missing teenager to a remote area about 65 miles from where she was last seen being dragged by an armed acquaintance who later died in a gun battle with police.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1d20b2f35964e8c9c3b000cf3cf2279Testimony done in trial of 3 men accused in IS plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89d51af17d144f3094c5c9f379eb2359Fri, 27 May 2016 21:38:08 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Testimony has concluded in the trial of three Minnesota men accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89d51af17d144f3094c5c9f379eb2359The Latest: Fishermen helped save pilots after jets crashedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7066510991d54e478f1b2f4fda665c2fFri, 27 May 2016 21:20:43 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the crash of two Navy jets off the coast of North Carolina on Thursday (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7066510991d54e478f1b2f4fda665c2fArgentine court sentences ex-dictator for Operation Condorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc12b1dc96384e05a27d2d0d27910153Fri, 27 May 2016 23:45:40 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced Friday to prison for human rights crimes committed during the Operation Condor conspiracy to hunt down dissidents across South America and beyond.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc12b1dc96384e05a27d2d0d27910153Questions and answers about American troops in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ae881a11d9d4dc795747bcc048689e2Fri, 27 May 2016 21:44:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — At least 200 U.S. special operations troops are in Syria advising the Syrian Democratic Forces in their effort to retake the city of Raqqa, the self-proclaimed capital of the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ae881a11d9d4dc795747bcc048689e2Man with reported ties to Montreal Mafia gunned downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b269691fc8b40e6bc7db1e8817b956fFri, 27 May 2016 23:12:03 GMTMONTREAL (AP) — A man with high-level ties to organized crime in Montreal was shot dead north of the city, Quebec provincial police said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b269691fc8b40e6bc7db1e8817b956fSpaceX lands another rocket after satellite deliveryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64da3d0a30764204955f13dddb5304afFri, 27 May 2016 22:03:21 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has pulled off another rocket landing, the third in just under two months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64da3d0a30764204955f13dddb5304afVenezuelan boy's death sparks anger over health care crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a629ef921f048b6b4c4bfdc8ab46a98Fri, 27 May 2016 22:36:17 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans are expressing dismay over the death of an 8-year-old boy with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma who had become a symbol of the crisis-wracked nation's collapsed health care system.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a629ef921f048b6b4c4bfdc8ab46a98The Latest: California governor signs HIV-transplant billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86397463d2ed49d0a667975469e95961Fri, 27 May 2016 21:04:35 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California legislation allowing transplants of HIV-infected organs (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86397463d2ed49d0a667975469e95961Business Highlightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcaf9a01de6b4c93a0c650d7d671a8e7Fri, 27 May 2016 21:37:51 GMT___http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcaf9a01de6b4c93a0c650d7d671a8e7UNC system says it won't enforce transgender bathroom ruleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75b660763edf45a38624d43da59a978eFri, 27 May 2016 22:47:14 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina system told a federal court Friday that it won't enforce a law requiring transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75b660763edf45a38624d43da59a978eVerizon, unions reach deal in principle for 4-year contracthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dd17aff832046d5bab18bb7c067bed0Fri, 27 May 2016 21:18:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle for a four-year contract.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dd17aff832046d5bab18bb7c067bed0Cellphone radiation study raises concerns despite low riskhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a650f58ecdd49c58f8b8abf578b67afFri, 27 May 2016 21:21:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males and raised long-dormant concerns about the safety of spending so much time with cellphones glued to our ears.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a650f58ecdd49c58f8b8abf578b67afHat trick? Ariya Jutanugarn shoots 68 to take 2-shot leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dba4d9cd2d734f3985a7086251181075Fri, 27 May 2016 23:06:14 GMTANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn remained in position for her third straight LPGA Tour victory, shooting a 4-under 68 on Friday to take a two-shot lead in the Volvik Championship.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dba4d9cd2d734f3985a7086251181075Agency probes arrest of husband of Chattanooga mayor's aidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4bd7601aae94655a9a68957a2f6f83bFri, 27 May 2016 23:56:35 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into the domestic violence arrest involving the husband of a top aide to Chattanooga's mayor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4bd7601aae94655a9a68957a2f6f83bTrump tells California: 'there is no drought'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad6c92e5f122467c8ad0793366ee5fe2Fri, 27 May 2016 21:13:33 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring that: "There is no drought."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad6c92e5f122467c8ad0793366ee5fe2Trump says he no longer wants to debate Sandershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88eed6973953450db2a8385368ad6819Fri, 27 May 2016 23:05:17 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Republican Donald Trump says he's not interested in debating Democrat Bernie Sanders after all.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88eed6973953450db2a8385368ad6819US official: Tribal shield should be pulled from auctionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf016818063144b4b814091d88286b2dFri, 27 May 2016 21:17:54 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Friday asked French authorities to prevent the auction of a ceremonial shield from a Native American community in New Mexico, saying the item was believed to have been stolen decades ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf016818063144b4b814091d88286b2dThe Latest: Woman says Dr. Heimlich used namesake maneuverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cc753612ea3412db0dcfcb5e16f3356Fri, 27 May 2016 21:53:54 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on Dr. Henry Heimlich, who's credited with developing the Heimlich maneuver, using it on a woman at his living center (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cc753612ea3412db0dcfcb5e16f3356'Shield' actor's words used against him in murder trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65a57746f65147849f9ea813d23e86dfFri, 27 May 2016 21:50:04 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor who played a police officer on TV show "The Shield" is guilty of murder because of remarks he made about the killing to detectives, his brother-in-law and in text messages to his dead wife, a prosecutor told a jury Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65a57746f65147849f9ea813d23e86dfCarlos Vives feels like a kid riding a bike with Shakirahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef5a5aa7b42465eb2671109ec75f196Fri, 27 May 2016 23:04:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Vives hopes the video for "La bicicleta (The bicycle)" that he and Shakira shot recently in Colombia will reflect how much fun the pair had filming it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef5a5aa7b42465eb2671109ec75f196Teen cancer survivor's wish to walk at graduation deniedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc429321ac4a4bd984729ae4517a7794Fri, 27 May 2016 21:13:18 GMTMESA, Ariz. (AP) — Some criticized a suburban Phoenix high school for not allowing a student diagnosed with cancer to walk with his graduating class after he worked to keep up with classes through treatment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc429321ac4a4bd984729ae4517a7794UN: Syria impedes humanitarian aid to besiegedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6fb8593fb9b494fbdddf3840c86a2ccFri, 27 May 2016 21:48:48 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Deliberate interference, most notably by the Syrian government, continues to hinder the delivery of humanitarian aid to the more than half million people trapped in besieged areas by the country's nearly four-year-old civil war, a top United Nations Official said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6fb8593fb9b494fbdddf3840c86a2ccThe Latest: Texas elevates center's alert level after rainshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69622593c74545c9bcef3131077cc51eFri, 27 May 2016 21:42:44 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Plains and flooding in Texas following heavy rains (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69622593c74545c9bcef3131077cc51eThe Latest: Hunt for abducted teen moves to California coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c03b5d0fe2a745b88cead0bfcf9fa7e7Fri, 27 May 2016 22:51:58 GMTVALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a Northern California girl abducted at gunpoint (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c03b5d0fe2a745b88cead0bfcf9fa7e7Trump tells California 'there is no drought'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca86f83fe7de4b879d571aabbd2ad8afFri, 27 May 2016 22:17:59 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca86f83fe7de4b879d571aabbd2ad8afCouple's killings are latest blow to town rocked by mudslidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/847dbff7d7974facbc24b4e073ef7118Fri, 27 May 2016 22:23:59 GMTOSO, Wash. (AP) — In a clearing 10 miles up a gravel logging road, freshly cut hemlock branches cover the root well of a wind-toppled fir. Atop the boughs, a bouquet of red, white and blue carnations left by detectives marks the grim discovery they made here: the shallow grave of a local couple shot to death six weeks ago, apparently in a feud with a former neighbor who remains at large.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/847dbff7d7974facbc24b4e073ef7118Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnesseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbce1c9dcad640fc914ec0e33b1d8ea7Fri, 27 May 2016 22:52:21 GMTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Drew Peterson's attorneys rested their case Friday in the former suburban Chicago police officer's murder-for-hire trial after calling three inmates who testified that the prosecution's key witness cannot be believed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbce1c9dcad640fc914ec0e33b1d8ea7US orders troops in Syria to remove Kurdish insigniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/673d985301dd49039ca285ae87c198a9Fri, 27 May 2016 21:36:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — American special operations troops were not authorized to wear the patches of Kurdish forces while advising them in Syria and have been told to remove them, the U.S. military spokesman in Baghdad said Friday, after Turkish leaders protested.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/673d985301dd49039ca285ae87c198a9Brazil police identify 4 of 30-plus men wanted in gang rapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f7426bee35b470aace305205f1099b8Fri, 27 May 2016 23:15:40 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police said Friday that they have identified and are searching for four of the more than 30 men suspected in the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl, a case that has rocked Latin America's largest nation and highlighted its endemic problem of violence against women.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f7426bee35b470aace305205f1099b8Rocco Mediate opens 4-stroke lead in Senior PGA Championshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6961f711d67d45af8e3b6df0b3dd021bFri, 27 May 2016 23:45:49 GMTBENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Rocco Mediate stretched his Senior PGA Championship lead to four strokes Friday at Harbor Shores, birdieing the final two holes for a 5-under 66.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6961f711d67d45af8e3b6df0b3dd021bAfter harrowing cave escape, operator considers safetyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbd3d24c11384ae093df0871c1cffd8cFri, 27 May 2016 21:20:54 GMTHORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) — One day after 19 people trudged through neck-deep water in a harrowing escape from a flooded Kentucky cave, the operator of the spelunking attraction says he is analyzing the incident for any possible safety lessons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbd3d24c11384ae093df0871c1cffd8cUber appeals Pennsylvania utility regulator's $11.4M finehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b55719d5e0784b37a0fb3bc4e9a5b4d8Fri, 27 May 2016 21:25:58 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Ride-hailing company Uber is asking state utility regulators to reconsider the record-setting $11.4 million fine they issued against it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b55719d5e0784b37a0fb3bc4e9a5b4d8Penguins' Phil Kessel fails to make USA World Cup roster cuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a99b443b7b34ead99cdf3a8ce3054fdFri, 27 May 2016 22:14:56 GMTTwo-time Olympic forward Phil Kessel failed to make the final cut for the United States' World Cup of Hockey roster Friday, a day after helping the Pittsburgh Penguins reach the Stanley Cup Final.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a99b443b7b34ead99cdf3a8ce3054fdPutin blasts West on first trip to EU country this yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f4ff97ca5994c4396629832e042e53fFri, 27 May 2016 22:04:22 GMTATHENS, Greece (AP) — On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly-expanded U.S. missile defense system as a threat to his country's security.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f4ff97ca5994c4396629832e042e53fAutopsies reveal details of San Bernardino terror attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89a39ec3f23a40518c04f196ea9a5cedFri, 27 May 2016 23:12:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Autopsies released Friday of the 14 victims of the San Bernardino terror attack confirm that all died quickly after being shot at least twice but also reveal chilling details of the carnage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89a39ec3f23a40518c04f196ea9a5cedSuspended Alabama chief justice sues state judicial panelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b038f3f5e234e4fb48a377873ccf239Fri, 27 May 2016 21:12:52 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the state agency that leveled ethics charges against him, claiming the state law that led to his removal from the bench is unconstitutional.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b038f3f5e234e4fb48a377873ccf239Text of Obama's speech at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b05870c765c4fca81fb46ea4c9a9971Fri, 27 May 2016 22:06:16 GMTText of President Barack Obama's remarks Friday at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park about the U.S. atomic bombing, the legacy of World War II and nuclear weapons, as delivered:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b05870c765c4fca81fb46ea4c9a9971Catholic priest says Colombia rebels free Spanish journalisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6333b8cad6145a08ee7d8801c62a786Fri, 27 May 2016 21:41:35 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Leftist rebels have freed a Spanish journalist who went missing in a lawless region of Colombia, ending a weeklong saga that recalled some of the most-volatile days of a long-running conflict that many in the country had thought were behind it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6333b8cad6145a08ee7d8801c62a786Odor's suspension reduced to 7 games, starts Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9af7300a204446508b5a5fc813952199Fri, 27 May 2016 23:08:29 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor started serving his suspension Friday for punching Toronto's Jose Bautista after the penalty was reduced from eight to seven games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9af7300a204446508b5a5fc813952199Pentagon brass seek to mollify Guantanamo judge in 9/11 casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be78e1777b0c4a58a11e5bfdbd7ab68dFri, 27 May 2016 23:29:09 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Two top officials at the Pentagon issued a conciliatory response Friday to the military judge presiding over the Sept. 11 war crimes case at Guantanamo Bay who had faulted both men in a ruling last month for publicly criticizing a temporary ban he issued on the use of female guards to transport the defendants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be78e1777b0c4a58a11e5bfdbd7ab68dKansas Supreme Court: Legislature not fully funding schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/888ebbc75f4c4e8ebda11b9407259ceeFri, 27 May 2016 22:52:02 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday rejected some education funding changes enacted by the Legislature earlier this year and threatened to order the state's public schools closed if lawmakers don't act by June 30.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/888ebbc75f4c4e8ebda11b9407259ceeDr. Heimlich, 96, uses his maneuver to save choking womanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e9714899e3489583bccd874ee6000bFri, 27 May 2016 22:11:46 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e9714899e3489583bccd874ee6000b