FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 31 May 2016 08:56:46 -07:00US stock indexes slip as consumer goods makers fallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/420768bc44504d9b87f9f538a31f8040Tue, 31 May 2016 15:47:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are mostly lower Tuesday morning. Consumer goods companies are falling despite a report that showed spending by consumers jumped last month by the largest amount in six years. Major U.S. indexes are wrapping up a strong month that has brought them near their highest levels of 2016.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/420768bc44504d9b87f9f538a31f8040Povetkin's promoter aims for Wilder fight this yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/866ca99b87a84ebaa7aeeea70b2cb0c2Tue, 31 May 2016 15:49:33 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The promoter for Russian heavyweight boxer Alexander Povetkin said Tuesday he wants the title fight against WBC champion Deontay Wilder rescheduled for later this year and that new testing proves Povetkin is clean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/866ca99b87a84ebaa7aeeea70b2cb0c2Florida man runs over motorcycle during road-rage incidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23fe6cbc7fd444ed9cd6a700614ea487Tue, 31 May 2016 15:43:55 GMTLUTZ, Fla. (AP) — A 31-year-old habitual traffic offender is accused of running over a man and woman on a motorcycle during an apparent road-rage incident that another motorist captured on cellphone video near Tampa, Florida.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23fe6cbc7fd444ed9cd6a700614ea487Puerto Rico taxi, tourist bus system hit by Uber protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4fbf49af74c4dd4bfe820b492e164edTue, 31 May 2016 15:39:19 GMTSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's capital is being hit by a protest against the anticipated arrival of ride-booking service Uber.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4fbf49af74c4dd4bfe820b492e164edThai authorities remove more tigers from Buddhist templehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e187fe08aa754a6eac3947259cec2310Tue, 31 May 2016 14:52:58 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Wildlife officials have removed more of the 137 tigers kept in a Buddhist temple that operated as an admission-charging zoo and is suspected of illegally trafficking in the animals, Thai authorities said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e187fe08aa754a6eac3947259cec2310Couric takes blame for 'misleading' pause in gun documentaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f57ed534106405c9d68f0e6cd03f8dcTue, 31 May 2016 15:15:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Katie Couric has reversed course and taken responsibility for an edit that misrepresents the response of gun rights activists to a question she poses in a new documentary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f57ed534106405c9d68f0e6cd03f8dcJustices reject union appeal over Trump Taj Mahal bankruptcyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63c3990559ab42198612f0e638d1a784Tue, 31 May 2016 15:30:17 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a union challenge seeking to restore health and pension benefits for more than 1,000 workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63c3990559ab42198612f0e638d1a784The Latest: Paris to create center to take in migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d09102f160d4b73b52c50fbfb34ae83Tue, 31 May 2016 15:23:44 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d09102f160d4b73b52c50fbfb34ae83Heavy rain drenches swaths of France, disrupts French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93d1fa7c7972451f9b33acf5c0d1ec74Tue, 31 May 2016 15:28:30 GMTPARIS (AP) — Heavy rain drenched parts of France on Tuesday, prompting flood warnings near the English Channel, causing more delays at the French Open and soaking tourists in Paris.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93d1fa7c7972451f9b33acf5c0d1ec74Illinois governor wants temporary budget fix amid stalematehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a364305f8d25426d94a97baa34e3ccf3Tue, 31 May 2016 15:26:10 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a short-term budget fix on Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to give the state some temporary stability during a nearly yearlong spat between the Republican and Democratic lawmakers over a spending plan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a364305f8d25426d94a97baa34e3ccf3Trump to detail fundraising for veterans' charitieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/782f0932650b4896ba4ec4257575759fTue, 31 May 2016 15:11:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is set to announce the charities that will receive money he raised for veterans' causes earlier this year, following sustained pressure from media outlets trying to account for the promised funds.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/782f0932650b4896ba4ec4257575759fSenate probe finds systemic failure at Wisconsin VA facilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3584aa1aa224898a6681d52f60ea6feTue, 31 May 2016 15:34:13 GMTTOMAH, Wis. (AP) — A U.S. Senate committee probe of a painkiller-abuse scandal at a VA facility in western Wisconsin that veterans referred to as "Candy Land" because of the free flow of prescription drugs has turned up "systemic failures" in an inspector general's review of the facility.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3584aa1aa224898a6681d52f60ea6feVictim of shark attack expected to survive, hospital sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a448787df9e49b1a282a397e86870bbTue, 31 May 2016 15:01:34 GMTNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A hospital official has confirmed that a shark attacked a woman who received large bite marks while swimming in Southern California.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a448787df9e49b1a282a397e86870bbThe Latest: Police to probe circumstances of gorilla's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1aaedb289cbe495bbf3d441c28dcab89Tue, 31 May 2016 15:38:50 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a gorilla after a child fell into its enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1aaedb289cbe495bbf3d441c28dcab89Kenya protests dogs, slaves reference by Egyptian diplomathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7cd095553d2465b951026e6f3310f8dTue, 31 May 2016 15:08:11 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan diplomat has written to the dean of the Africa Diplomatic Corps to protest what she calls "uncivilized, undiplomatic, irresponsible, degrading and insulting behavior" by an Egyptian diplomat who is alleged to have called sub-Saharan Africans "slaves and dogs."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7cd095553d2465b951026e6f3310f8dUN renews South Sudan sanctionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f789ca6c9eb433787df48aea2b5697eTue, 31 May 2016 15:40:46 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has voted to renew sanctions on a number of individuals allegedly obstructing a peace agreement in South Sudan, where tens of thousands of people have been killed and millions displaced by over two years of fighting between the government and rebels.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f789ca6c9eb433787df48aea2b5697eAdele calls out fan for filming show instead of watching ithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/630413aafc6740e09d99d225ce8df3e2Tue, 31 May 2016 15:18:04 GMTVERONA, Italy (AP) — Adele wants concertgoers to look at her with their own eyes instead of through a camera lens.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/630413aafc6740e09d99d225ce8df3e2The Latest: Play suspended again at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9e6d17af03340bdb3cc8627e538689aTue, 31 May 2016 15:10:44 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9e6d17af03340bdb3cc8627e538689aIndian comedian faces backlash for video mocking celebritieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8940075126c749fd878c647bcc142ff4Tue, 31 May 2016 15:10:27 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — Police in India have asked Facebook and YouTube to remove a video posted by a comedian that mocks a legendary Indian singer and a cricket player.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8940075126c749fd878c647bcc142ff4Swingin' in the rain: Radwanska, Halep lose at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1505be0bddc44c788f48f02f4bb562cdTue, 31 May 2016 15:14:56 GMTPARIS (AP) — Yes, they actually managed to complete a match on this wettest of weeks at the French Open. Two, even. And both involved surprises: Two of the top half-dozen seeded women lost within minutes of each other, No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska and No. 6 Simona Halep.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1505be0bddc44c788f48f02f4bb562cdStowaway found aboard Emirates flight from China to Dubaihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/702fb34941e744028891116c177a9f8cTue, 31 May 2016 15:03:12 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East's biggest airline says a stowaway sneaked aboard one of its flights from China to Dubai.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/702fb34941e744028891116c177a9f8cDozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, repostshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/773fae3c2ec9445f9468f1f9dfaf2f31Tue, 31 May 2016 15:06:03 GMTTVER, Russia (AP) — Anastasia Bubeyeva shows a screenshot on her computer of a picture of a toothpaste tube with the words: "Squeeze Russia out of yourself!" For sharing this picture on a social media site with his 12 friends, her husband was sentenced this month to more than two years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/773fae3c2ec9445f9468f1f9dfaf2f31Western Sahara independence movement leader Abdelaziz dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36ec3cfa140d4cff90587a46c8fc9bc7Tue, 31 May 2016 15:45:37 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The head of the independence movement in the Western Sahara, Mohamed Abdelaziz, has died after a long illness, the Polisario Front said in a statement.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36ec3cfa140d4cff90587a46c8fc9bc7'Maya & Marty' aims to show variety still the spice of lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42dfc197f78b4f33b9478de254f82904Tue, 31 May 2016 14:46:50 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — If you doubt that Maya Rudolph and Martin Short are funny together — indeed, a match made in heaven — just recall their memorable number on the 40th anniversary special for "Saturday Night Live."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42dfc197f78b4f33b9478de254f829046 killed, dozens wounded over bloody Chicago holiday weekendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/189fc66ce99845bd8aa56e3d7aa75308Tue, 31 May 2016 15:42:56 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago rung in the unofficial start to summer with dozens of shootings that killed six people and wounded 56 others over Memorial Day weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/189fc66ce99845bd8aa56e3d7aa75308'Breaking Bad' actors lend help in New Mexico racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab74458d068b4c889e545eff4a353191Tue, 31 May 2016 15:47:25 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tony Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston is giving a fellow actor from "Breaking Bad" some help in his race for a New Mexico county commissioner's seat.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab74458d068b4c889e545eff4a353191Organization of American States head moves againsthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83fb03993cb0459f8d5e185eaffe1a3aTue, 31 May 2016 14:47:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Organization Of American States on Tuesday called for an emergency meeting of regional governments to evaluate Venezuela's respect for democracy, a move that could lead to the country's suspension from the hemispheric body.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83fb03993cb0459f8d5e185eaffe1a3aKennedy relatives visit South Africa to mark anniversaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc4b0cf8ec744193927d77ad0650f013Tue, 31 May 2016 15:06:09 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — In 1966, someone tossed a garland around Robert F. Kennedy's neck after he arrived at the Johannesburg airport at the height of white minority rule in South Africa. The American senator and civil rights advocate removed it and gestured at a "Yankee Go Home" sign, saying he was delighted that people were expressing different points of view.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc4b0cf8ec744193927d77ad0650f013Bahrain releases prominent activist from prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b869a9a4e9d4d7689e89ce229c6a5afTue, 31 May 2016 14:56:03 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahraini authorities have released prominent rights activist Zainab al-Khawaja on humanitarian grounds after two and a half months behind bars.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b869a9a4e9d4d7689e89ce229c6a5afThe Latest: Men's quarterfinals postponed at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09d0823d211040ea942fa4ba98e8fe7aTue, 31 May 2016 15:26:43 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09d0823d211040ea942fa4ba98e8fe7aUS consumer confidence slips in Mayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c5aedce771c4b2c969fc13406655227Tue, 31 May 2016 15:09:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence fell for a second month in May to the lowest level since November.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c5aedce771c4b2c969fc13406655227Authorities: Charlotte school bus wreck, 15 minor injurieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/639b42809b4b4cfe9ab2a6e1795a4d4aTue, 31 May 2016 15:02:48 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Emergency workers in North Carolina say 14 students and their driver were hurt, none seriously, when a school bus ran down an embankment and hit a house in Charlotte.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/639b42809b4b4cfe9ab2a6e1795a4d4aMcConnell says Trump has earned GOP nominationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3c9bba27fac40e4905af8c763983937Tue, 31 May 2016 15:08:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that while presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is "a phenomenon" and political outsider, he has earned the right to the GOP nomination and the party's support.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3c9bba27fac40e4905af8c763983937Correction: Exploding Package storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f88073809eef4a6fb5dd065ce05ee28fTue, 31 May 2016 15:43:02 GMTSYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — In a story May 30 about a state correction officer injured in an explosion, The Associated Press erroneously reported the location of the officer's home. It is in the town of Floyd, not Lloyd.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f88073809eef4a6fb5dd065ce05ee28fAirstrikes kill 23 in Syria, Russia denies involvementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2926250b7c6f475eb5a43fe0d4cc7beeTue, 31 May 2016 14:50:02 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A wave of late night airstrikes pummeled the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib, killing at least 23 people, wounding dozens and trapping several under the rubble of their homes, opposition activists said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2926250b7c6f475eb5a43fe0d4cc7beeOAS chief moves against Venezuelahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37fd26be9c1949ba969f89fdb992d285Tue, 31 May 2016 15:20:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Organization Of American States on Tuesday called for an emergency meeting of regional governments to evaluate Venezuela's respect for democracy, a move that could lead to the country's suspension from the hemispheric body.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37fd26be9c1949ba969f89fdb992d285Summer reads include local favorites and national hitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b82366f561f54bffaeb493ac285a44d8Tue, 31 May 2016 15:17:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When customers at Indigo Books in Johns Island, South Carolina, ask for a good beach read, Mary Alice Monroe's "A Lowcountry Wedding" is an obvious choice. Not only does Monroe live nearby, her book is set along the South Carolina coast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b82366f561f54bffaeb493ac285a44d8Philippine president-elect offers bounties for drug dealershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/958825bf768e41e5b57740fb078a534eTue, 31 May 2016 15:05:41 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president-elect says he will pay bounties to police or military officials who capture suspected drug traffickers "dead or alive," adding that there is enough reward money to leave "100 persons dead."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/958825bf768e41e5b57740fb078a534eEx-employee of Israeli PM's wife wins abuse case against herhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ffbfeae70f647aeb799e44835d2de4aTue, 31 May 2016 15:47:22 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media say a former employee of the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has won a court case against her alleging mistreatment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ffbfeae70f647aeb799e44835d2de4aMan gets 55 years for attempted murder in arson selfie casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e04c120ebd26458d9e0e555c44afff90Tue, 31 May 2016 15:48:54 GMTANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland man who acknowledged setting fire to a home in a jealous rage and returning to take selfies has been sentenced to 55 years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e04c120ebd26458d9e0e555c44afff90The Latest: 18-year-old injured in migrant fight in Greecehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c2896a6be4543bd9990d84b4d968b08Tue, 31 May 2016 14:58:59 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c2896a6be4543bd9990d84b4d968b08UN envoy: Libyan forces should fight IS, not each otherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5c5cec7e34743c7b76ebc622465e55dTue, 31 May 2016 15:15:23 GMTPARIS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya on Tuesday urged rival factions there to unite against the Islamic State group and stop fighting each other.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5c5cec7e34743c7b76ebc622465e55dGrain lower, livestock higherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45f345b353ce46a598bef2a0bf73b25bTue, 31 May 2016 14:57:06 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45f345b353ce46a598bef2a0bf73b25b4 Bangladeshi men convicted of terror financing in Singaporehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/390d60068dbe451da1889df858f7ca97Tue, 31 May 2016 15:13:43 GMTSINGAPORE (AP) — Four Bangladeshi workers held on suspicion of planning attacks linked to the Islamic State group in their own country were convicted of financing terrorism by a court in Singapore on Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/390d60068dbe451da1889df858f7ca97US consumer spending scores biggest jump in 6 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd794ad990a84f9b832055521e806830Tue, 31 May 2016 15:37:32 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending surged in April by the largest amount in more than six years, led by a big jump in purchases of autos and other durable goods.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd794ad990a84f9b832055521e806830The Latest: Hungary says EU must protect bordershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03f87ccaaa8c45dbb7ffff2352a473eaTue, 31 May 2016 14:51:23 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03f87ccaaa8c45dbb7ffff2352a473eaPolisario Front announces that head of the Western Sahara independence movement dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ddfd5e394aa4490b0229f14bc5e92d7Tue, 31 May 2016 15:36:07 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Polisario Front announces that head of the Western Sahara independence movement dies.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ddfd5e394aa4490b0229f14bc5e92d7US Open qualifying; flowers and chocolates for hit spectatorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81e7dd9518b04a4e97602b61592843c0Tue, 31 May 2016 15:24:57 GMTDUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — This isn't necessarily the busiest time of the year for Jeff Hall, though it might be the most complicated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81e7dd9518b04a4e97602b61592843c0Justice Dept. pushes back against Texas judge's sanctionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab607b53a738430ab30f3b83bbcec91dTue, 31 May 2016 15:13:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is pushing back against a Texas judge's demand that its lawyers attend an ethics course, saying the sanction is inappropriate.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab607b53a738430ab30f3b83bbcec91dHaiti council starts deliberating possible election redohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36c8e210e9a40bcbb18affa379a3a89Tue, 31 May 2016 15:37:43 GMTPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's electoral authorities begin deliberating Tuesday whether to annul the disputed presidential election, as recommended by a special commission that reported finding what appeared to be significant fraud and professional misconduct.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36c8e210e9a40bcbb18affa379a3a89