FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 27 May 2015 22:53:41 -0700Shocking ads ignite debate about abortion ban in Chilehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1291927399604657913e561239e21f7eSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The video shows a woman climbing a stairwell, her belly visibly pregnant, as she offers suggestions: Make sure there are no security cameras. Be careful not to look down or you might regret it.By LUIS ANDRES HENAOiGeneral newsAbortionWomen's healthGender issuesChristianityGovernment and politicsHealthHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsReligionChileSantiagoSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1291927399604657913e561239e21f7eThu, 28 May 2015 04:42:35 GMTRand Paul blames GOP hawks for rise of Islamic State grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0c7583384a242dd95fa65336dca73f4WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is blaming his own party for the rise of the Islamic State group.By STEVE PEOPLESwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionForeign policyInternational relationsPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsGovernment policyPolitical organizationsUnited StatesIraqMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0c7583384a242dd95fa65336dca73f4Thu, 28 May 2015 02:31:25 GMTLatest on flooding: Tornado hits Panhandle gas rig; 3 hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/129613e948fb48e38c3419f325c2a35c9:30 p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsStormsDisaster planning and responseSearch and rescue effortsNatural disastersTornadoesAccidents and disastersMissing personsEvacuationsCrimeTrafficMunicipal governmentsLabor issuesAccidentsTransportationLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industrySocial issuesSocial affairsTexasSan MarcosHoustonRosenbergWeatherfordFort WorthDallasAliceOklahomaColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/129613e948fb48e38c3419f325c2a35cThu, 28 May 2015 02:30:22 GMTSea lion impaled with spear rescued in Southern Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09ce073001214a549f55950d109f64c5SAN DIEGO (AP) — A giant sea lion impaled by a homemade spear is recovering at SeaWorld after being rescued just off the Southern California coast.aGeneral newsOdditiesSea lionsAmusement and theme parksAnimalsMammalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelCaliforniaSan DiegoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09ce073001214a549f55950d109f64c5Thu, 28 May 2015 02:27:48 GMTTracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7af91f7eae7406db6aeb3a7a47ee712NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.By DAVID PORTERaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCelebrityAccidentsEntertainmentLaw and orderAccidents and disastersTransportationNewarkNew JerseyNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7af91f7eae7406db6aeb3a7a47ee712Thu, 28 May 2015 02:27:05 GMTFormer FIFA member Blazer's plea seems key to investigationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcd8941e5d6844d0b359629653e49129NEW YORK (AP) — When Chuck Blazer answered the phone at his Trump Tower apartment, his pet macaw Max could often be heard squawking in the background.By RONALD BLUMaGeneral newsSportsRacketeeringBribery, graft and conflicts of interestMen's soccerFraud and false statementsFIFA World CupMoney launderingConspiracySports governanceCorruption in sportsInternational soccerProfessional soccerLegal proceedingsCriminal investigationsSoccerCrimeMen's sportsEventsLaw and orderUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcd8941e5d6844d0b359629653e49129Thu, 28 May 2015 05:45:13 GMTStackhouse gives Stanford its first NCAA women's golf titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a906e8cc38a5483b8d643dbc07c0d22fBRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Mariah Stackhouse rallied to beat Hayley Davis in 19 holes to give Stanford its first NCAA women's golf title, 3-2 over Baylor on Wednesday in the match-play final.sSportsWomen's golfWomen's sportsGolfCollege sportsBradentonFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a906e8cc38a5483b8d643dbc07c0d22fThu, 28 May 2015 04:29:39 GMTIs rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4e8d02ebc7b4803b10a061d79e8ddf7NEW YORK (AP) — Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being released Thursday.By JENNIFER PELTZaBusinessGeneral newsHousing rentalFinancial crisisResidential real estateLifestyleEconomyFinancial marketsNew YorkUnited StatesPhiladelphiaSan FranciscoLos AngelesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4e8d02ebc7b4803b10a061d79e8ddf7Thu, 28 May 2015 05:08:26 GMTDeaths highlight hidden danger from municipal storm drainshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13bd09b577304e0398431d5cfd1da156The drowning of an Oklahoma firefighter and a Texas teenager in storms that swept through those states highlight the persistent dangers posed by storm drains that help protect neighborhoods during flash flooding but can suck in unsuspecting residents and rescue workers.By RYAN J. FOLEYaGeneral newsFloodsWeatherSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersSuburbsDisaster planning and responseStormsSocial affairsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessOklahomaDesotoTexasIowaClaremoreCedar RapidsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13bd09b577304e0398431d5cfd1da156Thu, 28 May 2015 03:33:41 GMT12 schemes outlined by prosecutors in soccer indictmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fecf70e7f9534c65adf2eb35b9d9d579The indictment of soccer officials and marketing and TV executives Wednesday alleges 12 schemes:By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsSportsCopa AmericaFIFA World Cup2018 FIFA World Cup2006 FIFA World CupBribery, graft and conflicts of interest2014 FIFA World CupSports governanceSports marketingCorruption in sportsContracts and ordersInternational soccerProfessional soccerSoccerIndictmentsEventsCrimeSports businessCorporate newsCommodity marketsFinancial marketsLaw and orderMen's soccerMen's sportsTrinidad and TobagoSouth AmericaUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanBrazilSwitzerlandCentral AmericaQatarNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fecf70e7f9534c65adf2eb35b9d9d579Thu, 28 May 2015 02:38:24 GMTSkyWest flight diverts to Boise for medical emergencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d081cb0886094893b8f673a8afeb9fadBOISE, Idaho (AP) — A SkyWest Airlines spokeswoman says a flight from Eugene, Oregon, to Denver that diverted to Boise, Idaho, because of a medical emergency couldn't resume its journey because the plane required an inspection.aBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleBoiseIdahoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d081cb0886094893b8f673a8afeb9fadThu, 28 May 2015 02:30:27 GMTDivisive anti-gay marriage bill falls in Texas Legislaturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44127d6daaee4bde97540049551e295bAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Divisive efforts by Texas Republicans to defy the U.S. Supreme Court if same-sex marriage is legalized ended Wednesday night with conservative finger-pointing and opponents feeling relieved.By PAUL J. WEBERaGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansState legislatureMarriageLegislatureLegislationWeddingsState governmentsFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesCourtsJudiciaryCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleNational courtsNational governmentsOccasionsTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44127d6daaee4bde97540049551e295bThu, 28 May 2015 03:57:17 GMTRicketts vetoes driver's licenses bill for immigrant youthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36afc0ab0e2342949c3eb1e386088689LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts vetoed a bill Wednesday that would end Nebraska's status as the only state to ban driving privileges for young people brought to the country illegally as children but allowed to stay under a federal program.By GRANT SCHULTEaGovernment and politicsImmigration policyLegislationDriving laws and regulationsState governmentsGovernment policyImmigrationState legislatureLegislatureSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment regulationsNebraskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36afc0ab0e2342949c3eb1e386088689Thu, 28 May 2015 02:56:13 GMTWarriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals droughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dccf2f0473124216bc0006ba666c05c2OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball's biggest stage again.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsNBA FinalsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsAthlete healthMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessOaklandClevelandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennesseehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dccf2f0473124216bc0006ba666c05c2Thu, 28 May 2015 05:13:26 GMTEx-Chinese legislator on trial for organizing prostitutionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d6d296372a84f53b1e6654ce7749c50BEIJING (AP) — A former member of China's national legislature who is accused of running a brothel with 100 prostitutes at a luxury hotel that he ran in southern China has gone on trial on charges of organizing prostitution.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d6d296372a84f53b1e6654ce7749c50Thu, 28 May 2015 03:43:27 GMTEPA plans temporary pesticide restrictions while bees feedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bb485cfcba14997801673f6e8749eb9WASHINGTON (AP) — If honeybees are busy pollinating large, blooming croplands, farmers wanting to spray toxic pesticides will soon have to buzz off, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing.By SETH BORENSTEINwBusinessFood and drinkGovernment and politicsScienceLifestyleBeesEnvironmental laws and regulationsAgricultureInsectsAnimalsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment regulationsEnvironmental concernsIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bb485cfcba14997801673f6e8749eb9Thu, 28 May 2015 05:04:33 GMTNorway oil fund to slash coal investmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0da985e506045719f8360e07735603fSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Norway's parliamentary parties have agreed that the country's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund should stop investing in coal companies because of their impact on climate change.fBusinessEnergy industryIndustriesNorwayWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0da985e506045719f8360e07735603fThu, 28 May 2015 05:20:26 GMTAP Source: Sabres interview ex-Penguins coach Dan Bylsmahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b5237a3e1ed4d678e5aed9291dd08d0BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma's interview for the Buffalo Sabres' vacancy extended into Wednesday night, though a deal had not been reached.By JOHN WAWROWsSportsMen's sportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBuffaloUnited StatesNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b5237a3e1ed4d678e5aed9291dd08d0Thu, 28 May 2015 03:34:31 GMTHoward could face suspension if Rockets force Game 6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74c2927e07574fedb869a9ec202146bcOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Howard could miss Houston's next playoff game after picking up his seventh technical foul of the playoffs.sSportsSports transactionsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74c2927e07574fedb869a9ec202146bcThu, 28 May 2015 03:08:52 GMTLatest on flooding: Child's body found; man's body ID'dhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50ef033ccd1c42a481fccf0686f727539:45 p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsDisaster planning and responseStormsSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersMissing personsNatural disastersEvacuationsCrimeMunicipal governmentsAccidentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTexasSan MarcosHoustonRosenbergWeatherfordDallasFort WorthAliceOklahomaColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50ef033ccd1c42a481fccf0686f72753Thu, 28 May 2015 03:05:03 GMT9th arrest made in deaths of 2 Mississippi police officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09fb8ce3d3094dfcbc255582a8e1d418HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a ninth person has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two Mississippi police officers who were killed during a traffic stop.aGeneral newsArrestsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderMississippiHattiesburgUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09fb8ce3d3094dfcbc255582a8e1d418Thu, 28 May 2015 05:18:19 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16df8a9f7bbc4d798b6336565e307ef3Today is Thursday, May 28, the 148th day of 2015. There are 217 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaWar and unrestGeneral newsUnited KingdomUnited StatesSan FranciscoCaliforniaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16df8a9f7bbc4d798b6336565e307ef3Thu, 28 May 2015 04:01:05 GMTByers, NCAA's 1st executive director, dies at 93http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/668a524b30b247b6bdee2650ceaec212Walter Byers, the first executive director of the NCAA who spent 36 years leading and shaping the organization that oversees college athletics, has died. He was 93.By JIM O'CONNELLsSportsWomen's sportsCollege basketballCollege sportsObituariesBasketballSports governanceMen's basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessMen's sportsKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/668a524b30b247b6bdee2650ceaec212Thu, 28 May 2015 04:38:14 GMTUS, Chinese authors protest major book fair, censorshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec59b49403d0469d93c0c8ec81e57615NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese and American authors gathered Wednesday to protest a major U.S. book fair's focus on China that they say ignores the country's glaring problems of censorship and intimidation.By CARA ANNAaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBooks and literatureEntertainmentFairs and festivalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleProducts and servicesCorporate newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsChinaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec59b49403d0469d93c0c8ec81e57615Thu, 28 May 2015 03:55:27 GMTCardinals rally, complete sweep of Diamondbackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9505333905347b880063c20b1330fb6ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jason Heyward shook off a critical error with a game-tying homer. Peter Bourjos' legs did the rest to ensure a St. Louis Cardinals sweep.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9505333905347b880063c20b1330fb6Thu, 28 May 2015 05:05:16 GMTUS negotiator in nuke talks with Iran to leave job in summerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/187dfbec421d4163b7a12f726541f570WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's lead nuclear negotiator is leaving her post this summer, by which point the U.S. hopes to have reached an accord with Iran.By BRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsSeasonal jobsCareersBusinessIranUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/187dfbec421d4163b7a12f726541f570Thu, 28 May 2015 02:52:59 GMTMassive coal breaker, Pennsylvania's last, is coming downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a76925f8f11f445c8ffb27b458ac5db8MAHANOY CITY, Pa. (AP) — When coal was king, its castle was the breaker — an imposing fortress that crushed, washed and sized billions of tons of Pennsylvania anthracite for use in factories, foundries and homes up and down the East Coast.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaBusinessGeneral newsProduction facilitiesEnergy industryIndustriesMaterials industryCorporate newsPennsylvaniaReadingUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a76925f8f11f445c8ffb27b458ac5db8Thu, 28 May 2015 05:05:31 GMTIconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse being moved inlandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63ae60d17ded498692dca18cbbabd4deAQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) — An iconic Martha's Vineyard's lighthouse is moving from its rapidly eroding cliffside perch.By PHILIP MARCELOaGeneral newsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63ae60d17ded498692dca18cbbabd4deThu, 28 May 2015 05:47:26 GMTHarper, Scherzer power Nationals past Cubshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48ccb71f2e564566b9b8414786b5588bCHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Nationals' two biggest stars were full of praise for each other Wednesday night. After what they did against the Chicago Cubs, it was merited.By BRIAN SANDALOWsSportsSports transactionsBaseballSports businessProfessional baseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48ccb71f2e564566b9b8414786b5588bThu, 28 May 2015 04:22:21 GMTMan arrested for massive downtown Los Angeles blazehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0f8ae4f0267428da105a238bf1f4748LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man has been arrested on suspicion of starting a massive inferno that destroyed an unfinished apartment building and damaged adjacent office towers in downtown Los Angeles, authorities said Wednesday.By TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsArsonArrestsFiresCrimeLaw and orderAccidents and disastersLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0f8ae4f0267428da105a238bf1f4748Thu, 28 May 2015 05:43:05 GMTUS, Iranian envoys to focus on nuclear deal in weekend talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dfa78a1af0548b58a80381aaa977180WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. and Iranian diplomats plan to meet this weekend in Switzerland as efforts intensify to reach a comprehensive nuclear accord.By BRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsInternational relationsIranUnited StatesGenevaMiddle EastNorth AmericaSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dfa78a1af0548b58a80381aaa977180Thu, 28 May 2015 03:05:39 GMTPolice: Steven Tyler not really doing a strawberry farm showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c9a97d690614503816261b3f02cb6c5WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — Police have alerted residents of a New Jersey township that Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will not be performing at a small pick-your-own strawberry farm.aArts and entertainmentOdditiesMusicEntertainmentAgricultureIndustriesBusinessNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c9a97d690614503816261b3f02cb6c5Thu, 28 May 2015 04:14:41 GMTCurry 'ready to go' for Game 5 after frightening fallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/182089d18f43402698ddd77c776d10b3OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State star Stephen Curry said he had no lingering effects from his frightening fall before Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Wednesday night.By JOSH DUBOWsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/182089d18f43402698ddd77c776d10b3Thu, 28 May 2015 02:48:28 GMTTHE LATEST: Lawyer for Leoz says his client is in a hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba0c8964af814ef1817ae6e3b31df43eZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:By The Associated PressiBusinessGeneral newsSportsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestRacketeeringCriminal investigationsInternational soccerInternational incidentsSports governanceProfessional soccerCorruption in sportsArrestsExtraditionSports marketing2018 FIFA World CupPolitical corruptionCrimeElectionsMarketing and advertisingLegislatureJournalismInternational relationsLaw and orderSoccerNational electionsGovernment and politicsSports businessFIFA World CupEventsPolitical issuesCorporate newsNews mediaMediaNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichRussiaSouth AmericaTrinidad and TobagoSwitzerlandUnited StatesVenezuelaBrazilCaribbeanUruguayLatin America and CaribbeanQatarNorth AmericaEuropeCayman IslandsRaleighCosta RicaWestern EuropeEastern EuropeMiddle EastNorth CarolinaCentral AmericaUnited Kingdomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba0c8964af814ef1817ae6e3b31df43eThu, 28 May 2015 02:47:24 GMTDucks lose 5-2 to Blackhawks, head home for Game 7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/328d010a13fd4929834b42d63a15b3d4CHICAGO (AP) — Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau said he saw something in his team in the second period for the first time in the playoffs.By JAY COHENsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyChicagoCaliforniaIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/328d010a13fd4929834b42d63a15b3d4Thu, 28 May 2015 04:21:14 GMTNFL lineman Ray McDonald arrested againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a5afded1c2d436ab2f219509996b53fSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — NFL lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested for the second time this week.aGeneral newsSportsCelebrityLegal proceedingsCrimeArrestsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderProfessional footballFootballCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a5afded1c2d436ab2f219509996b53fThu, 28 May 2015 03:02:28 GMTAsia stocks uneven as Greece deadline looms, Tokyo gainshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50ff2c3545714024aa02ec6edc448a19TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were uneven Thursday as hopes in Europe for a Greek bailout were welcomed by some regional markets and a cheap yen kept the upswing in Tokyo shares going.By YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsStock marketsCommodity marketsJapanTokyoGreeceEast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50ff2c3545714024aa02ec6edc448a19Thu, 28 May 2015 03:26:48 GMTHomeowners clean up in Texas; death toll climbs to 21http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e9c0dd5eb624159b0837cc032ae8c57HOUSTON (AP) — Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 21 people dead and 11 others missing.By SETH ROBBINS and JUAN A. LOZANOaGeneral newsWeatherFloodsProperty damageStormsAccidents and disastersMissing personsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsTexasSan MarcosHoustonFort WorthUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e9c0dd5eb624159b0837cc032ae8c57Thu, 28 May 2015 03:09:28 GMTThai protest leaders get jail term for anti-government rallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59b88ee19ac1444b955710ab26568d42BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced six prominent anti-government protest leaders to two years in prison for storming the prime minister's office compound seven years ago.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59b88ee19ac1444b955710ab26568d42Thu, 28 May 2015 05:24:28 GMTFIFA's commercial partners urged to make their voices heardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/347fc036b23a42238f49fea489996bdaLONDON (AP) — FIFA's sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on soccer's global governing body to clean up its act — and fast — following Wednesday's arrest of seven officials.By PAN PYLASiBusinessGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerSports sponsorshipFIFA World CupSports governanceInternational soccerProfessional soccer2022 FIFA World Cup2014 FIFA World CupCorruption in sportsSoccerMen's sportsSports businessEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesMarketing and advertisingCorporate newsUnited KingdomBrazilUnited StatesQatarWestern EuropeEuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/347fc036b23a42238f49fea489996bdaThu, 28 May 2015 02:18:41 GMTKey numbers from a report to Congress on US educationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33d309b98b2146a7aef32e2a382f81f8WASHINGTON (AP) — The American education landscape is shifting.By KIMBERLY HEFLINGwBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationshipsPrimary and secondary educationHigher educationEducationSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33d309b98b2146a7aef32e2a382f81f8Thu, 28 May 2015 04:02:54 GMTCoach says Peterson can play for Vikings or not play at allhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf92492f55f54189af9b70aa9fea396eEDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson spent the last five months sending vague and sometimes ambiguous messages about his desire or lack thereof to remain with the Minnesota Vikings.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete compensationSports businessProfessional footballFootballMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf92492f55f54189af9b70aa9fea396eThu, 28 May 2015 02:24:31 GMTMedical examiner says food critic drowned during seizurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfc66210240d4b84be91dcc263f3c081CHICAGO (AP) — The Cook County medical examiner's office says food critic Josh Ozersky, who was found dead in a Chicago hotel room earlier this month, drowned in a shower while suffering a seizure.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsPhilanthropic foundationsPhilanthropySocial affairsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfc66210240d4b84be91dcc263f3c081Thu, 28 May 2015 04:50:39 GMTPhilippine economic growth slows to 5.2 percent in 1Qhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a11c359e14641a0b89e837de8fd9c61MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Sluggish government spending slowed Philippine economic growth in the first quarter of this year, officials said Thursday.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyGovernment and politicsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyManilaPhilippinesSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a11c359e14641a0b89e837de8fd9c61Thu, 28 May 2015 05:10:46 GMTBlackhawks beat Ducks 5-2 to force Game 7 in West finalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f66d3fa99594f448828d95e14bfa1c9CHICAGO (AP) — It is really hard to wear out Duncan Keith. He just keeps going and going and going.By JAY COHENsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f66d3fa99594f448828d95e14bfa1c9Thu, 28 May 2015 04:05:15 GMTA closer look at those killed in Texas, Oklahoma weatherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0155142e1324abfac933b1233fd6d3cAt least 21 people have died in flooding and tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas since the start of the Memorial Day weekend. A look at the lives of some of the victims:By BETSY BLANEY and TIM TALLEYaGeneral newsWeatherTornadoesFloodsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersStormsCrimeAccidentsTransportationTexasOklahomaCorpus ChristiSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0155142e1324abfac933b1233fd6d3cThu, 28 May 2015 03:24:01 GMTJury convicts ex-US Senate hopeful of violating election lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70088407bb3c4aa8907c53ce9f957e27PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota jury on Wednesday convicted former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth of election law violations.By JAMES NORDaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPolitical scandalsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureState electionsCrimeGovernment and politicsLegislatureLaw and orderPolitical issuesState governmentsUnited StatesSouth DakotaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70088407bb3c4aa8907c53ce9f957e27Thu, 28 May 2015 03:42:02 GMTSimmons and Maybin help Braves beat Dodgers 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14f8f2634e6a4502bd0b7f66f05bc54aLOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrelton Simmons had two hits and scored the go-ahead run on Adam Liberatore's wild pitch in the eighth inning, Cameron Maybin homered to continue his hot month and the Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14f8f2634e6a4502bd0b7f66f05bc54aThu, 28 May 2015 05:18:33 GMTColombian rebel peace negotiator among dead in military raidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/362fc5a226b24a7392f683c455a8f503BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Leftist rebels in Colombia claimed on Wednesday that one of their most-veteran fighters, a former envoy to peace talks with the government, was killed during a military raid last week.By JOSHUA GOODMANiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGuerrilla warfareCease firesGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsColombiaHavanaCubaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/362fc5a226b24a7392f683c455a8f503Thu, 28 May 2015 02:41:45 GMTCashner pitches Padres to 5-4 win over Angelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ba899afc5064265a1c2e5d3d6882c81ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Justin Upton and Matt Kemp hit two-out RBI singles in the seventh inning and Will Middlebrooks had a two-run homer to help give run-starved Andrew Cashner all the support he would need as the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Wednesday night.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthCaliforniaSan DiegoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ba899afc5064265a1c2e5d3d6882c81Thu, 28 May 2015 05:16:49 GMT