FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:42:16 -07:00Trump tax plan stands to benefit the man in the White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85c2dd12135443d59d1f8f18b0d9c951Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:31:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Among the likely winners in President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan would be a real estate developer turned reality TV star who now happens to occupy the White House.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85c2dd12135443d59d1f8f18b0d9c951Poland signs first deal to buy natural gas from US supplierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a2170594db541039dc7b3b7d9e2879aThu, 27 Apr 2017 19:56:00 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland has signed its first deal to purchase liquefied natural gas from a U.S. supplier, a step that will help the country's efforts to cut its dependence on deliveries from Russia, officials said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a2170594db541039dc7b3b7d9e2879aProtesters attack Macedonian lawmakers after leadership votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f82c7055a0334a8c8635bac70b475b85Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:45:12 GMTSKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Scores of protesters, many wearing masks, broke through a police cordon and entered Macedonia's parliament late Thursday, attacking lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-long deadlock in talks to form a new government.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f82c7055a0334a8c8635bac70b475b85Alphabet posts 1Q profithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb4698079c114d53ae6a245175c9db18Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:27:31 GMTMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $5.43 billion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb4698079c114d53ae6a245175c9db18EPA chief to skip Republican gala after ethics complainthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cf3c4bd059844208fe0b5cd59c87db0Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:32:46 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency chief has pulled out of a Republican fundraiser after a Democratic senator raised ethics concerns.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cf3c4bd059844208fe0b5cd59c87db0Grain mostly higher, livestock higherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6a63d7b8ff441168d6c51420f0f43a7Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:36:04 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6a63d7b8ff441168d6c51420f0f43a7Weinstein Co. and MPAA settle ratings disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d23c2359eacd4a679e95c9e5d0618e26Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:09:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Weinstein Co.'s transgender drama "3 Generations" has been reclassified with a PG-13 rating after the distributor made slight tweaks to the movie.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d23c2359eacd4a679e95c9e5d0618e26The Latest: Man sentenced to death in trooper's slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b37417b01dfa415bbefb523df5889d64Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:40:59 GMTMILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a gunman who shot two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b37417b01dfa415bbefb523df5889d64Death toll, damages rise as storms move across Deep Southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f30d23bfe514b459912dfdf56cec585Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:28:33 GMTStorms moving through the Deep South Thursday have left damage in southeastern Alabama and caused two deaths in North Carolina earlier in the week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f30d23bfe514b459912dfdf56cec585Trump tax plan: Relief for his voters but lots of unknownshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c629f836a22c49a38be8a9a489851061Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:17:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul the nation's tax code could provide significant tax cuts for the working-class voters who elected him, but the unknowns could end up hurting many of these core supporters of the president.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c629f836a22c49a38be8a9a489851061Starbucks meets 2Q profit forecastshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d88a59a59c3647438856b6d44dcbf1cfThu, 27 Apr 2017 20:10:52 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $652.8 million.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d88a59a59c3647438856b6d44dcbf1cfUniversity of Missouri sets new policies in wake of protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d062ba3db117454292aa1b4877d152b1Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:36:05 GMTCOLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri's Columbia campus announced revised policies related to protests on Thursday, nearly two years after the campus was besieged by demonstrations over racial concerns.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d062ba3db117454292aa1b4877d152b1California says oceans expected to rise higher than thoughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/853094bf19054497a81a6d0129a5d4dcThu, 27 Apr 2017 20:14:16 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California says new climate change findings mean the ocean off the state's coast is expected to rise higher than previously thought.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/853094bf19054497a81a6d0129a5d4dcGay legislator hits back at online troll by calling grandmahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a802a99ca0024fa1969c657c996c36f9Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:21:23 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — An openly gay Pennsylvania politician has hit back at an internet troll who posted a slur on his Facebook page — by calling the troll's grandmother.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a802a99ca0024fa1969c657c996c36f9YouTube ad boycott could spell trouble for Alphabet's Googlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c07b9fdbf1b44f94a6e24afe0aa14829Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:14:09 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube's inability to keep big-brand ads off unsavory videos is threatening to transform a rising star in Google's digital family into a problem child.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c07b9fdbf1b44f94a6e24afe0aa14829Hellickson fine, Phillies top Marlins 3-2 for 6th win in rowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94e7ade4b3f544ef87ee2631ef1af300Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:30:14 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeremy Hellickson allowed one run over six innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to their sixth straight win, 3-2 over the Miami Marlins on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94e7ade4b3f544ef87ee2631ef1af300GOP bill would discipline hecklers at college speecheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0a5cd0d10ff40fe9b13de567a8d86e9Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:58:53 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin students who disrupt speeches and demonstrations could be expelled and campuses would have to remain neutral on public issue under a bill Republican legislators are pushing this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0a5cd0d10ff40fe9b13de567a8d86e9Cespedes hurt in Mets' 6th straight loss, 7-5 to Braveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e5e9769a00b4853ba5fb0aeb9f5d184Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:15:06 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes limped off with a pulled hamstring, Matt Harvey was chased in the fifth inning as he made an emergency start in place of ailing Noah Syndergaard, and the New York Mets' losing streak reached six with a 7-5 defeat to the Atlanta Braves on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e5e9769a00b4853ba5fb0aeb9f5d184500 people get duplicate tax refund checks, can keep only 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc3fa1f81cdd47c48d3c45b41ce72aa3Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:39:17 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Five hundred Rhode Island residents have received duplicate tax refund checks totaling $364,000.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc3fa1f81cdd47c48d3c45b41ce72aa3Atlanta attorney indicted on murder charge in wife's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df31dbca5ec0496ca3b0cb95cd21ffe9Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:17:27 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A prominent Atlanta attorney has been indicted in the fatal shooting of his wife last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df31dbca5ec0496ca3b0cb95cd21ffe9Tom Hanks going on 'NFL moratorium' over Raiders movehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a463c24b39f349d0921dbd2b0b5ea16eThu, 27 Apr 2017 19:00:16 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tom Hanks says he's going on an "NFL moratorium" for two years after his hometown Oakland Raiders leave for Las Vegas, but he didn't explain what that entails.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a463c24b39f349d0921dbd2b0b5ea16eUS stock indexes flitter in mixed day for marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c20e3ccc62394762a22726e299caf11bThu, 27 Apr 2017 19:14:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes flittered up and down Thursday, as a slump in energy stocks partly offset advances by Under Armour, PayPal and other companies reporting stronger-than-expected profits.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c20e3ccc62394762a22726e299caf11bSouth Dakota man claims he found mouse in Coca-Cola canhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b339d5cbf23c4121b7c33156ba35105dThu, 27 Apr 2017 19:46:05 GMTMITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man who claims to have found a mouse in a can of soda is suing Coca-Cola Co., saying he missed 60 hours of work and accumulated $1,000 in medical bills after becoming ill.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b339d5cbf23c4121b7c33156ba35105dAmazon, the online giant, experiments with physical storeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d236485602ec4aeabae002ccf66b7a5cThu, 27 Apr 2017 20:22:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Is the online retail giant also looking to conquer physical stores?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d236485602ec4aeabae002ccf66b7a5cStarbucks sales fall short of expectationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db2ea37a57414911acfffcc1aeb6cb18Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:28:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks says a key sales figure rose 3 percent in the U.S., but that the increase was the result of higher average spending and that customer traffic was down.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db2ea37a57414911acfffcc1aeb6cb18The Latest: Governor believes ambush killer is 'monster'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/912f4832e9244a2e8b0626c71faefbeaThu, 27 Apr 2017 20:18:09 GMTMILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a sniper who shot two Pennsylvania state troopers at their barracks (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/912f4832e9244a2e8b0626c71faefbeaArgentina leader calls for keeping up pressure on Venezuelahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9eade47e39b45cc870e9a57fedcd061Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:20:54 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9eade47e39b45cc870e9a57fedcd061The Latest: Trump keeps mum about ousted adviser Flynnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcd750e2163c4819a8cff6c386df64d7Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:59:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcd750e2163c4819a8cff6c386df64d7Turkey's electoral board releases final referendum tallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9c38ff12ea44a63be556db76308eed8Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:58:36 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's electoral authority on Thursday released the official tally of the country's referendum, saying President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's "yes" camp won narrowly in the vote that will greatly boost the powers of his office.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9c38ff12ea44a63be556db76308eed8Markets Right Now: Meager gains are enough for Nasdaq recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c647a79ca04e4cf68f31c4f7d6607286Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:11:55 GMTThe latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c647a79ca04e4cf68f31c4f7d6607286Retailers and insurers get taxed more, tech lesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a406b96a1b3e471e9d7cd8490b7cae58Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:55:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — To understand taxes, you have to think about geography. Don't worry, this will make sense eventually.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a406b96a1b3e471e9d7cd8490b7cae58The Latest: Russia criticizes French report on Syria attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80f1d3d4ecb94f6db88defc254223fdfThu, 27 Apr 2017 19:43:37 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80f1d3d4ecb94f6db88defc254223fdfFund manager Q&A: Asset growth in target-date funds risinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa019977d57c4d608ade21ec7989d361Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:07:37 GMTWhen it comes to building their retirement nest egg, investors are increasingly betting on the set-it-and-forget-it approach of target-date funds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa019977d57c4d608ade21ec7989d361Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a537de40325046e78c22054850c4b78aThu, 27 Apr 2017 19:02:01 GMTThe Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a537de40325046e78c22054850c4b78aCorrection: Confederate General-Tennessee storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2aeb70c6b1d4f239670425a799cedc9Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:00:54 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story April 26 about a resolution honoring Nathan Bedford Forrest, The Associated Press reported erroneously the function of a building at Middle Tennessee State University named after the Confederate general. It is an ROTC center, not a dorm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2aeb70c6b1d4f239670425a799cedc9The Latest: Macedonia opposition leader injured in protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bef8e19de41423ea6b6889fc3b58ccdThu, 27 Apr 2017 19:15:47 GMTSKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Macedonia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bef8e19de41423ea6b6889fc3b58ccdTrump rejects push to help solve Puerto Rico debt crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b66e604e29924287bd5188bcaf44af73Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:59:47 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he is opposed to a push to help Puerto Rico resolve its $70 billion debt load as the U.S. territory faces looming austerity measures amid a deep economic crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b66e604e29924287bd5188bcaf44af73Up against NRA, gun control advocates still voice optimismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecd7a2dc67b44236802792401fa3abacThu, 27 Apr 2017 19:11:51 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association went all-out to put Donald Trump in the White House and the Republicans who control Congress already are taking steps to ease gun regulations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecd7a2dc67b44236802792401fa3abacSuspect pursued injured officer seeking cover, fired againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c09f1f7130f44be49d870eab876a7b82Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:20:50 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — A man who killed a state trooper and then was shot to death Thursday after a lengthy standoff with police had been fond of guns since middle school, a former neighbor and classmate said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c09f1f7130f44be49d870eab876a7b82The Latest: Arkansas court rejects 2 requests from inmatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0529b89803a437ab5ae47304d946501Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:19:59 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' effort to execute a fourth inmate before its supply of a lethal injection drug expires on Sunday (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0529b89803a437ab5ae47304d946501Gulf Arab royals meet in Saudi capital to unify Iran stancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90fb256ff10d447a94da7169de2f71ebThu, 27 Apr 2017 20:25:19 GMTRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Royals from Gulf Arab countries met on Thursday in Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security and try and formulate a unified voice on rival Iran.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90fb256ff10d447a94da7169de2f71ebAP FACT CHECK: Be wary of White House claims about tax planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d87ab3049ae0464ba390fd1f4bab31e2Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:01:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Getting to the bottom of President Donald Trump's tax plan is difficult because it exists so far as bullet points on a single page, with no detail. Still, there are reasons to be wary about some of the claims coming out of the White House about it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d87ab3049ae0464ba390fd1f4bab31e2Cause of blaze that killed 6 children remains undeterminedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f9dcddc636a4cde81f84cba88ba0972Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:57:25 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore fire officials say the cause of a January blaze that killed six children remains undetermined.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f9dcddc636a4cde81f84cba88ba0972US envoy accuses Russia of allowing Syria to deny needed aidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffb875d20a7a4377971e22ab45bee4b7Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:56:36 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley accused Russia on Thursday of providing cover for the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons and denial of desperately needed aid to hundreds of thousands of besieged people — and she urged international pressure on Moscow "to stop this."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffb875d20a7a4377971e22ab45bee4b7Court: Employers can pay women less based on past salarieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71e21a62fc1e4a1084eb2b24c06f72d4Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:22:05 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court says employers can legally pay women less than men for the same work based on differences in the employees' previous salaries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71e21a62fc1e4a1084eb2b24c06f72d4Arkansas prepares to wrap up aggressive execution schedulehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a463feb64aac4bcb99da1515975413b3Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:36:50 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The last inmate set to die under Arkansas' compressed execution timetable looked to state and federal courts Thursday in final bids to save his life.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a463feb64aac4bcb99da1515975413b3Prosecutors say Ohio man planned to join Islamic State grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5eedf78722a4ee7a65e65f3a30ef887Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:01:55 GMTDAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors say they began investigating a Jordanian citizen living in Ohio after he was arrested while trying to get into the Turkish embassy in Washington.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5eedf78722a4ee7a65e65f3a30ef887Prosecutor defends allegation of collusion by migrant NGOshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f92163b073a24aec9a7ecda4a67bc79fThu, 27 Apr 2017 19:22:59 GMTMILAN (AP) — An Italian prosecutor on Thursday defended his accusation that non-governmental organizations operating rescue boats in the Mediterranean are colluding with migrant smugglers after one humanitarian organization said the charge threatened its work and requested proof for the allegation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f92163b073a24aec9a7ecda4a67bc79fUnited CEO: I "messed up" with initial response to incidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be0b8c7337424d7a8cdd5cd0fed179a6Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:12:19 GMTThe CEO of United Airlines acknowledges he "messed up" with his initial response to the April 9 incident where a passenger was dragged off a plane after refusing to give up his seat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be0b8c7337424d7a8cdd5cd0fed179a6The Latest: Albania voices concern over Macedonia situationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c736e0231ef74e21904028a470286cb7Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:03:36 GMTSKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Macedonia (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c736e0231ef74e21904028a470286cb7