FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 05 May 2015 22:09:13 -0700Moments from safety, migrants die trying to reach Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb1fe4ad54a8429198d76853f269522dCATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Young men piled over each other, some shimmying up ropes dangling from the towering rescue ship and others falling into the churning sea. Women and children were the last off the stricken dinghy during a chaotic Mediterranean rescue in which at least five migrants were crushed to death and more were feared drowned.By TRISHA THOMAS, ANDREA ROSA and FRANK JORDANSiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersItalySicilyEuropeLibyaWestern EuropeNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb1fe4ad54a8429198d76853f269522dWed, 06 May 2015 03:16:49 GMTCapital murder indictment returned in U.Va. slaying casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aff405568e9243739861e1598a46faa5CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man accused of abducting and killing a University of Virginia student has been charged with capital murder and a prosecutor said Tuesday she will seek the death penalty if the case goes to trial.By LARRY O'DELLaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeMissing personsCrimeIndictmentsLaw and orderVirginiaCharlottesvilleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aff405568e9243739861e1598a46faa5Wed, 06 May 2015 02:28:19 GMTAttorney General Lynch meets Gray family in Baltimorehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3c8c78e951d471ba07f00330cd0ddc5BALTIMORE (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch pledged Tuesday to improve the city's police department after meeting with the family of a man who was fatally injured in police custody.By BRIAN WITTEaGeneral newsPoliceHuman rights and civil libertiesPolice brutalityGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderViolenceBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3c8c78e951d471ba07f00330cd0ddc5Wed, 06 May 2015 03:14:03 GMTWalker Cup teammates advance to semifinals of Four-Ballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85a0cabde24d49f0aac5ddfac15310e0SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Walker Cup teammates Nathan Smith and Todd White advanced to the semifinals of the inaugural U.S. Amateur Four-Ball on Tuesday by beating a pair of California brothers.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85a0cabde24d49f0aac5ddfac15310e0Wed, 06 May 2015 02:10:05 GMTLatest on Texas attack: Source: Suspect was target of probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/954da39b9e704d099e0dd45ccfd7f4707:45 p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeLaw and orderCrimeUnited StatesTexasDallasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/954da39b9e704d099e0dd45ccfd7f470Wed, 06 May 2015 03:25:08 GMTPolice: Northern Idaho officer shot by man who stole his patrol car has diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60c513b425d14c56a7e494d274cb806bSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Police: Northern Idaho officer shot by man who stole his patrol car has died.aGeneral newsTheftPoliceCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsWashingtonSpokaneUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60c513b425d14c56a7e494d274cb806bWed, 06 May 2015 02:19:08 GMTMiller, Braves spoil Billingsley's return, beat Phillies 9-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c7d6a062ccc46c480d8c5a0b4b18106ATLANTA (AP) — Shelby Miller threw his third career shutout, Freddie Freeman and Kelly Johnson hit homers to spoil Chad Billingsley's first start in more than two years, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-0 on Tuesday night.By CHARLES ODUMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c7d6a062ccc46c480d8c5a0b4b18106Wed, 06 May 2015 01:51:14 GMTTeixeira homers, Pineda pitches Yankees past Blue Jays 6-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73d5215db1aa422bab8871ae564ccde1TORONTO (AP) — Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer, Michael Pineda matched his career high with eight shutout innings and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Tuesday night.By IAN HARRISONsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityTorontoNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73d5215db1aa422bab8871ae564ccde1Wed, 06 May 2015 02:25:06 GMTDoubts raised about Islamic State's claim in Texas attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bd2658620174096a4599ebaa3560591PHOENIX (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism experts said IS has a history of asserting involvement in attacks in which it had no operational role.By JULIE WATSON and RYAN VAN VELZERaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsSocial mediaReckless endangermentWar and unrestCrimeTerrorismLaw enforcement agenciesViolent crimeLaw and orderOnline mediaMediaNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsTexasUnited StatesPhoenixMiddle EastNorth AmericaArizonahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bd2658620174096a4599ebaa3560591Wed, 06 May 2015 04:09:57 GMTAuthorities find fake skeletons in underwater lawn chairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f55bf7699b841ceb3e2f1720aa6300bCIENEGA SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) — A man snorkeling in the Colorado River near the Arizona and California border was terrified — and later embarrassed — when he came across two fake skeletons sitting in lawn chairs about 40 feet underwater.aOdditiesArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f55bf7699b841ceb3e2f1720aa6300bWed, 06 May 2015 03:20:49 GMTPerez ends his debut with walkoff homer, Angels beat M's 5-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0c7cdca4ab946e295094348aab5aec2ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Carlos Perez capped his major league debut with a game-ending homer in the ninth, and the Los Angeles Angels snapped their four-game skid with a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0c7cdca4ab946e295094348aab5aec2Wed, 06 May 2015 05:05:40 GMTThings to know about new water rules in California droughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/945e637926eb4a8cbff2304ddf6401b6SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Brown lawns, dusty cars and idle sprinklers loom this summer under Gov. Jerry Brown's mandate to reduce urban water use by 25 percent to get through the drought. The State Water Resources Control Board approved new restrictions Tuesday that include a mandatory target for each local water agency to reduce consumption.By FENIT NIRAPPILaGeneral newsScienceNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironmental conservation and preservationEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWater environmentNatural resource managementEnvironmental laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/945e637926eb4a8cbff2304ddf6401b6Wed, 06 May 2015 04:27:12 GMTWith Wall out, Hawks beat Wizards 106-90 to even series 1-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9d50322369f40edb86b56f310466123ATLANTA (AP) — Shortly before tipoff, the Atlanta Hawks learned that John Wall wouldn't be playing for the Washington Wizards in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9d50322369f40edb86b56f310466123Wed, 06 May 2015 03:49:40 GMTUS gives farmers approval to spray crops from droneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0de5354e6db64749b68690014f7812b9FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A drone large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops in the United States, officials said Tuesday.By SCOTT SMITHhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyDrone aircraftAgricultureIndustriesUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0de5354e6db64749b68690014f7812b9Wed, 06 May 2015 03:17:59 GMTMichigan voters defeat tax increases for road workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbae4e1b5947467d959d4bc7ef6caeaeLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan voters on Tuesday resoundingly defeated tax increases that would have pumped $1.2 billion more a year into roads, a setback for Gov. Rick Snyder and others who warn that the state's infrastructure is falling into disrepair because of inadequate funding.By DAVID EGGERTpGovernment and politicsElectionsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment financeGovernment business and financeState governmentsMichiganLansingUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbae4e1b5947467d959d4bc7ef6caeaeWed, 06 May 2015 02:33:22 GMTUN: Peacekeepers ambushed in Congo; 2 dead, 13 woundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a80e054f66b4f8da6e5c87269588796UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Suspected rebels ambushed a Tanzanian unit of U.N. peacekeepers in eastern Congo on Tuesday, killing two and wounding 13, the spokesman for the secretary-general said in a statement. Four peacekeepers were reported missing.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsWar and unrestMissing personsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a80e054f66b4f8da6e5c87269588796Wed, 06 May 2015 02:38:31 GMTByrd drives in 4, Reds top Pirates 7-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79548d9509364d0bab5a38ed2aa1b244PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marlon Byrd spent April swinging and missing, then swinging and missing some more.By WILL GRAVESsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthPittsburghOhioPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79548d9509364d0bab5a38ed2aa1b244Wed, 06 May 2015 03:09:21 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39c774a147ac45fb9a3972efde0d1fd0Today is Wednesday, May 6, the 126th day of 2015. There are 239 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaCrimeMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentGeneral newsUnited KingdomUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39c774a147ac45fb9a3972efde0d1fd0Wed, 06 May 2015 04:00:57 GMTCanada's most conservative province elects leftist partyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd739d7963bd478888a00cfa8049eb88TORONTO (AP) — Alberta, Canada's most conservative province, elected a left-of-center government, ending a 44-year-old conservative party dynasty,By ROB GILLIESiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsProvincial electionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsCanadaAlbertaTorontoNorth AmericaOntariohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd739d7963bd478888a00cfa8049eb88Wed, 06 May 2015 05:03:53 GMTFood critic Josh Ozersky found dead in Chicago hotelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f407eaa7dea4cbdae1b64610aa3f8b9CHICAGO (AP) — Food critic Josh Ozersky, whose witty and snarky writing generally focused on his obsession with all things meat, has died in Chicago. He was 47.By J.M. HIRSCHeArts and entertainmentFood and drinkLifestyleObituariesPhilanthropic foundationsPhilanthropySocial affairsChefsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f407eaa7dea4cbdae1b64610aa3f8b9Wed, 06 May 2015 04:18:10 GMTKane, Crawford carry Blackhawks past Wild 1-0 for 3-0 leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a02e839497e4e0a9444f81e8d1d67dfST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Patrick Kane has been playing like he never left. Corey Crawford has resolutely rebounded from being benched.By DAVE CAMPBELLsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a02e839497e4e0a9444f81e8d1d67dfWed, 06 May 2015 04:45:02 GMTCalifornia regulators adopt unprecedented mandatory water cutbacks to address ongoing droughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15ee9e4ed22f4789b543c82a47a060f3SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators adopt unprecedented mandatory water cutbacks to address ongoing drought.aGeneral newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15ee9e4ed22f4789b543c82a47a060f3Wed, 06 May 2015 02:23:14 GMTBacklund's OT goal lifts Flames over Ducks 4-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14a2115e43e04cb7930fcf19564f824dCALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mikael Backlund scored on a delayed penalty call in overtime, lifting the late-charging Calgary Flames over the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 on Tuesday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsAlbertaCalgaryCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14a2115e43e04cb7930fcf19564f824dWed, 06 May 2015 05:16:12 GMTKerry trip to Djibouti highlights importance of small nationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41e4a27dbd164d2c90b9208b598d2b3aDJIBOUTI (AP) — A sleepy coastal nation in the Horn of Africa, Djibouti was the last French colony to achieve independence. Today, nearly four decades later, the mainly Sunni nation has become a critical part of U.S. foreign policy.By BRADLEY KLAPPERiGovernment and politicsWar and unrestInternational relationsDrone surveillance and warfareLegislatureForeign policyGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment policyDjiboutiSomaliaEast AfricaUnited StatesYemenSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41e4a27dbd164d2c90b9208b598d2b3aWed, 06 May 2015 05:02:12 GMTPolice: Idaho officer shot by man who stole patrol car dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb3f6753760347b281b0e6b5c4e0ef55SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A northern Idaho police officer shot by a man who stole his patrol car died of his injuries Tuesday evening, police said.By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSaGeneral newsTheftViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsIdahoWashingtonCoeur d'AleneSpokaneUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb3f6753760347b281b0e6b5c4e0ef55Wed, 06 May 2015 05:02:54 GMTLEADING OFF: Royals get Holland back, Scherzer seeking helphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbf0077d512545d6a07cb693c155adafA look at what's happening all around the major leagues Wednesday:By The Associated PresssSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSports businessAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbf0077d512545d6a07cb693c155adafWed, 06 May 2015 02:00:40 GMTWandy Rodriguez helps Rangers to 7-1 win over Astroshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b7e3f5405c446958df3f4669c19433bHOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Blanks had three hits, including a homer, and Carlos Peguero added a two-run shot to back up a solid start by Wandy Rodriguez as the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 7-1 on Tuesday night to win consecutive games for the first time this season.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b7e3f5405c446958df3f4669c19433bWed, 06 May 2015 03:06:08 GMTInternet company launched by Kim Dotcom fails to list in NZhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a631df5688e4edaa111767140fc34efWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet file-storage company Mega Ltd., launched in 2013 by indicted entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, failed Wednesday in a bid to list on New Zealand's stock market.By NICK PERRYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate stockExtraditionCorporate newsLaw and orderNew ZealandOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a631df5688e4edaa111767140fc34efWed, 06 May 2015 04:28:16 GMTRyan Vogelsong pitches surging Giants to 6-0 win over Padreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54aac89c77d043f1a10ccf943ae55db9SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ryan Vogelsong pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Joe Panik homered and the San Francisco Giants won their fifth consecutive game by beating the San Diego Padres 6-0 Tuesday night.By RICK EYMERsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54aac89c77d043f1a10ccf943ae55db9Wed, 06 May 2015 05:05:52 GMTVenezuelan president's bout with thrown mango inspires gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8a516ad20f244cea656e4836d3eb8dbCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Two Venezuelans who emigrated to escape the country's economic woes are drawing laughs with a mobile game mocking President Nicolas Maduro for his decision to give a new home to a woman who threw a mango at him seeking attention for her plea to get housing.By JOSHUA GOODMANiGeneral newsOdditiesMobile gamingFinancial crisisEconomyMobile mediaMediaBusinessFinancial marketsVenezuelaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8a516ad20f244cea656e4836d3eb8dbWed, 06 May 2015 04:10:29 GMTCharlie Hebdo receives PEN award at literary galahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283bbc116037419888bfcce6c6fb37e9NEW YORK (AP) — Under heavy security and a cloud of conflicted opinions and emotions, the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was presented a freedom of expression award on Tuesday night from the PEN American Center.By HILLEL ITALIEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisEventsBooks and literatureEntertainmentHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283bbc116037419888bfcce6c6fb37e9Wed, 06 May 2015 04:43:28 GMTHosmer homer, Vargas pitching sends Royals past Indians, 5-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3f5877f9c204928841b018ac92fd6efKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer, Jason Vargas shut down the Indians for the second straight start, and the Kansas City Royals went on to beat Cleveland 5-3 on Tuesday night.By DAVE SKRETTAsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3f5877f9c204928841b018ac92fd6efWed, 06 May 2015 02:50:53 GMTSenate sets test vote on Iran sanctions billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31e90d9fa54843d1aabea97d6828050cWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set a test vote for Thursday on stalled bipartisan legislation to let Congress review and possibly reject any agreement the Obama administration makes to ease sanctions on Iran in exchange for concessions on nuclear research and development.By DEB RIECHMANNwGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsForeign policyGovernment policyInternational relationsCommodity marketsFinancial marketsUnited StatesIranDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31e90d9fa54843d1aabea97d6828050cWed, 06 May 2015 01:49:38 GMTNHL Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb5c2144855b4c7886ed8d8728e5b642Patrick Kane scored in the first period for Chicago, and Corey Crawford and the Blackhawks made the superstar's goal stand up for a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.By The Associated PresssSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyCalgaryAlbertaCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb5c2144855b4c7886ed8d8728e5b642Wed, 06 May 2015 04:53:21 GMTChina stocks rebound, other Asian markets fall after US drophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a2c44dba9bc4fa2a014c7243e707c4dSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were uneven Wednesday as investor sentiment was dented by losses on Wall Street and doubts about Greece's ability to repay debts due to the IMF this month. Chinese markets rebounded from the previous day's sell-off.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment payStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesCommodity marketsSouth KoreaEast AsiaChinaUnited StatesGreeceAsiaGreater ChinaNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a2c44dba9bc4fa2a014c7243e707c4dWed, 06 May 2015 03:48:47 GMTCardinals rally past Cubs again, win 7-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/372b5b3b06e24760805aa91b906c308dST. LOUIS (AP) — Pinch-hitter Mark Reynolds doubled off the wall in center field to snap a tie in the sixth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied from three runs down to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-4 on Tuesday night, their eighth straight victory.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsMen's sportsProfessional baseballBaseballSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/372b5b3b06e24760805aa91b906c308dWed, 06 May 2015 03:44:07 GMTWhite Sox end 5-game slide with 5-2 victory over Tigershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2fab00f13684b1f8d3661ecd8c777c2CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff Samardzija pitched seven effective innings, and the Chicago White Sox snapped a five-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.By JAY COHENsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2fab00f13684b1f8d3661ecd8c777c2Wed, 06 May 2015 02:55:58 GMTTech executive mourned by Silicon Valley luminarieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f494160f85c44c239e916c172ece2885PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg made them one of Silicon Valley's most prominent couples.By JANIE HAR and BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologySocial mediaFunerals and memorial servicesInformation technologyOnline mediaMediaProducts and servicesCorporate newsIndustriesProfessional footballFootballSportsMexicoPalo AltoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaliforniaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f494160f85c44c239e916c172ece2885Wed, 06 May 2015 03:08:56 GMTProsecutor questions statements sheriff made after shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a868726439e04136b5618e1fcf4dfa67ATLANTA (AP) — A suburban Atlanta sheriff who shot and critically injured a woman says the victim is a dear friend and that he's been focused on supporting her family since the shooting.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsPoliceLaw and orderCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsState governmentsLaw enforcement agenciesGeorgiaAtlantaJonesboroUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a868726439e04136b5618e1fcf4dfa67Wed, 06 May 2015 01:52:34 GMTUber says it is leaving Kansas after new regulations sethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b21aeecb5cf4250b77049f38d81ebb5TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Ride-hailing company Uber said Tuesday that it is pulling out of Kansas after the Republican-dominated Legislature overruled GOP Gov. Sam Brownback and imposed new regulations on such services.By NICHOLAS CLAYTONaBusinessGovernment and politicsTravelLifestyleState legislatureState governmentsLegislatureKansasTopekaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b21aeecb5cf4250b77049f38d81ebb5Wed, 06 May 2015 03:34:47 GMTLatos, Marlins limit Nationals to 3 hits in 2-1 victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad401548ef2e4633aaf335b035870375WASHINGTON (AP) — Mat Latos and four relievers combined on a three-hitter, and the Miami Marlins beat Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals 2-1 Tuesday night.By DAVID GINSBURGsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad401548ef2e4633aaf335b035870375Wed, 06 May 2015 02:56:16 GMTProsecutor tied to chokehold case wins NY special electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c5cdd4c4fea469392f94216b318f771NEW YORK (AP) — A district attorney connected to the case of an unarmed black man who died after a white police officer's chokehold was elected Tuesday to fill a congressional seat left vacant when the incumbent pleaded guilty to tax fraud.By DEEPTI HAJELA and JONATHAN LEMIREpGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsMunicipal governmentsLegal proceedingsCrimeSpecial electionsLocal governmentsLaw and orderGeneral newsLocal electionsStaten IslandNew YorkNew York CityBrooklynUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c5cdd4c4fea469392f94216b318f771Wed, 06 May 2015 03:57:00 GMTChavez shines in Oakland's 2-1 victory over Twinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5346040698d4685b4b044e66181f715MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jesse Chavez struck out seven and allowed one unearned run in 7 1-3 innings and the Oakland Athletics snapped Minnesota's five-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory over the Twins on Tuesday night.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5346040698d4685b4b044e66181f715Wed, 06 May 2015 03:07:43 GMTKoala pays late night visit to Australian hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9191d783898649e49e430353a3b3e8c5SYDNEY (AP) — Staffers at an Australian hospital's emergency department received a rather unusual late night visitor — a koala.iGeneral newsOdditiesMarsupialsMammalsAnimalsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9191d783898649e49e430353a3b3e8c5Wed, 06 May 2015 04:55:13 GMTCalifornia regulators approve unprecedented water cutbackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66f2c2515b044d6d9536eec1ccd0d5b5SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions Tuesday on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents to deeper conservation.By FENIT NIRAPPILaGeneral newsEnvironmental conservation and preservationGovernment regulationsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWater environmentNatural resource managementGovernment and politicsEnvironmental laws and regulationsCaliforniaSan DiegoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66f2c2515b044d6d9536eec1ccd0d5b5Wed, 06 May 2015 03:48:03 GMTRio museum opens its doors to Carnival's anonymous artisanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/018420d8393745afae3213d15fd26eeaRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Jeff Koons' "Balloon Dog" and Henry Moore's "Archer" are among some of the world's most iconic sculptures competing for space at a new museum exhibition where one of Alberto Giacometti's signature figurines appears to stride boldly into the room.By JENNY BARCHFIELDiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsArt museumsMuseumsVisual artsSculptureCarnivalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelFairs and festivalsBrazilRio de JaneiroMexicoSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/018420d8393745afae3213d15fd26eeaWed, 06 May 2015 04:02:39 GMTAP Interview: Uganda's president says he's the one bulliedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bb374afc2e547a89376e2b46941253aUNITED NATIONS (AP) — There is so much freedom in Uganda that it's nearly anarchy, the country's president joked, stepping carefully around what's an open secret back home: Yoweri Museveni will run for yet another term next year, and surely he will win.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsUgandaAfricaEast AfricaCentral Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bb374afc2e547a89376e2b46941253aWed, 06 May 2015 04:43:41 GMTGreinke sharp in win, Dodgers beat Brewers 8-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a91b8a668c4b4c4b8059ac8660ec613cMILWAUKEE (AP) — Zack Greinke allowed one unearned run on two hits in 7 2-3 innings to win his career-best 10th consecutive decision and Justin Turner hit a three-run homer to pace the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.By JIM HOEHNsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a91b8a668c4b4c4b8059ac8660ec613cWed, 06 May 2015 04:48:25 GMTKane scores for Blackhawks in 1-0 win vs. Wild, for 3-0 leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d02624cbc9714f8c852d631323f1521bST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Patrick Kane scored in the first period for Chicago, and Corey Crawford and the Blackhawks made the superstar's goal stand up for a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.By DAVE CAMPBELLsSportsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsAthlete healthEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d02624cbc9714f8c852d631323f1521bWed, 06 May 2015 02:54:37 GMTSmashing Pumpkins frontman bring awareness to vetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d88603c1df443bf8f33750f7f70e653NEW YORK (AP) — When Smashing Pumpkins takes the stage this summer, part of the band's mission will be to raise awareness of the plight of U.S. military veterans.By JOHN CARUCCIeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d88603c1df443bf8f33750f7f70e653Wed, 06 May 2015 05:12:53 GMT