FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 May 2015 06:59:33 -0700Latest on flooding: Crews ready if dam near Dallas breaks a.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsAccidents and disastersEvacuationsAccidentsTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 12:52:30 GMTLatest on Wal-Mart shooting: Gunman's autopsy is underway a.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNorth DakotaGrand ForksUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 12:57:46 GMTThe Latest: Hell's bells! AC/DC's Angus Young at French (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsCelebrityEventsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 27 May 2015 13:36:04 GMTCourt rejects Yemenis' case against Germany over US drones, Germany (AP) — A German court has rejected a lawsuit brought by three Yemeni men who lost two relatives in a U.S. drone strike.iGeneral newsDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsGermanyYemenCologneWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle East, 27 May 2015 13:22:17 GMTAlumni report finds more abuse victims at elite NYC school YORK (AP) — A new investigation into alleged sexual abuse at an elite New York City private school has found that the abuse was more widespread than previously reported.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 13:38:40 GMTFord recalls nearly 423K vehicles for power steering problem (AP) — Ford is recalling nearly 423,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the power-assisted steering can fail while they're being driven.aBusinessGeneral newsProducts and servicesCorporate news, 27 May 2015 13:12:31 GMTAbout 1,100 people dead as summer temperatures soar in India, India (AP) — Soaring summer temperatures in India have left over 1,100 people dead over the past month, officials said Wednesday.iGeneral newsStormsWeatherIndiaHyderabadSouth AsiaAsia, 27 May 2015 12:45:37 GMTMoldova police detain IS suspects planning to go to Syria, Moldova (AP) — Police in Moldova have detained several people suspected of being Islamic State group followers who were planning to go to Syria to fight.iGeneral newsMoldovaEastern EuropeEurope, 27 May 2015 13:08:45 GMTYemeni Health Ministry: Sanaa airstrikes killed 36 police, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Health Ministry has raised the death toll from a Saudi-led airstrike that targeted a sprawling police camp in the capital, Sanaa, earlier in the day, saying 36 commandos were killed.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMilitary facilitiesMilitary and defenseYemenSanaaMiddle EastSaudi Arabia, 27 May 2015 13:02:50 GMTSoccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed (AP) — Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption.By GRAHAM DUNBARiGeneral newsSportsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCriminal investigationsFIFA World CupSports governanceInternational soccerProfessional soccerSports mediaArrestsCorruption in sportsPolitical corruptionCrimeSoccerElectionsLaw and orderEventsNational electionsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichSwitzerlandQatarUnited StatesSouth AmericaRussiaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle EastNorth AmericaEastern Europe, 27 May 2015 13:19:27 GMTThe Latest: Stan the man at French, through to 3rd round (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsEventsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 27 May 2015 12:28:07 GMTFrench court convicts Salafi for disrupting mosque prayers (AP) — A mosque won an unusual court battle on Wednesday against an ultraconservative Salafist member of the congregation regarded as disruptive and, in an apparent first for Muslims, used France's 1905 law guaranteeing secularism to argue its case.By ELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsIslamPrayerSecularismReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFranceWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle East, 27 May 2015 13:33:01 GMTThe Latest: Un-cool Federer advances at French Open (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsEventsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 27 May 2015 12:48:32 GMTPolice: Woman gets fork in eye in dispute over last rib, Ind. (AP) — Police say an Indiana woman stabbed another woman in the eye with a fork in a dispute over the last rib at a barbecue.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeMuncieIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 12:24:13 GMTSingapore Airlines investigates engine problem during flight (AP) — Singapore Airlines said Wednesday that it is investigating how one of its jets suffered a loss of power in both of its engines over the weekend and descended 13,000 feet (3,962 meters) before regaining altitude en route from Singapore to Shanghai.iBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesSingaporeShanghaiSoutheast AsiaAsiaChinaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 27 May 2015 13:26:04 GMTSharapova sets up meeting with Stosur at French Open (AP) — Maria Sharapova will get an early test in her bid for a third French Open title.By SAMUEL PETREQUINsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisMen's tennisWomen's tennisEventsMen's sportsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 27 May 2015 13:15:54 GMTBefore arrest, 911 caller says NFL player Ray McDonald drunk FRANCISCO (AP) — A 911 caller says NFL defensive end Ray McDonald is drunk in a recording that led to his arrest on suspicion of assaulting a woman holding the couple's baby at his home in Northern California.aGeneral newsSportsArrestsCelebrityCrimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderViolent crimeProfessional footballFootballCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 13:21:41 GMTTHE LATEST: Brazil soccer chief blames Teixeira for disgrace (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:By The Associated PressiGeneral newsSportsCriminal investigationsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestFIFA World Cup2018 FIFA World CupSports governanceMoney launderingProfessional soccerInternational soccerCorruption in sportsArrestsRacketeeringSports marketingCrimeSoccerElectionsJournalismLaw and orderEventsSports businessNational electionsGovernment and politicsCorporate crimeCorporate newsBusinessFraud and false statementsNews mediaMediaMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichRussiaBrazilSwitzerlandUnited StatesWarsawSouth AmericaQatarCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeNorth AmericaPolandMiddle East, 27 May 2015 13:26:18 GMTTHE LATEST: 4 men plead guilty in US soccer corruption probe (AP) — 3 p.m. (1300 GMT, 9 a.m. EDT)The Associated PressiGeneral newsSportsCriminal investigationsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestMen's soccerFIFA World Cup2018 FIFA World CupMoney launderingSports governanceProfessional soccerInternational soccerCorruption in sportsArrestsSports marketingCrimeSoccerElectionsJournalismLaw and orderMen's sportsEventsNational electionsGovernment and politicsSports businessNews mediaMediaZurichRussiaSwitzerlandUnited StatesWarsawSouth AmericaQatarBrazilCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeNorth AmericaPolandMiddle East, 27 May 2015 13:08:07 GMTTemperatures soar across Mideast countries amid sandstorms (AP) — Temperatures are soaring across the Middle East, with winds and sandstorms driving people indoors as unlucky pedestrians try to shield themselves from the sun with books, newspapers or anything they can find.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 27 May 2015 12:54:55 GMTTHE LATEST: Russia: 'Nothing to hide' in 2018 World Cup bid (AP) — 2:40 p.m. (1240 GMT, 8:40 a.m. EDT)The Associated PressiGeneral newsSportsCriminal investigationsBribery, graft and conflicts of interest2018 FIFA World CupFIFA World CupSports governanceProfessional soccerInternational soccerArrestsCorruption in sportsCrimeSoccerElectionsJournalismLaw and orderEventsNational electionsGovernment and politicsNews mediaMediaMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichRussiaSwitzerlandUnited StatesWarsawSouth AmericaQatarLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeNorth AmericaPolandMiddle East, 27 May 2015 12:40:13 GMTAustralian boy in Syria creates quandary for government, Australia (AP) — A 7-year-old Australian boy who horrified the world a year ago when he was photographed holding the severed head of a Syrian soldier by the hair has created a quandary for the government, which wants to make scores of Australian fighters in the Middle East someone else's problem by revoking their citizenship.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsTerrorismCrimeNational securityMilitary and defenseAustraliaSydneySyriaMiddle EastNew South WalesOceania, 27 May 2015 12:23:56 GMTThe Latest on IS: US supporting Anbar operation in Iraq p.m. (1325 GMT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsIraqSyriaUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 27 May 2015 13:27:18 GMTIslamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops (AP) — Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland, an Iraqi military spokesman said Wednesday.By SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsTerrorismSocial issuesSocial affairsIraqSyriaMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 13:36:58 GMTAP PHOTOS: Farm lets orphaned or abandoned foals thrive, Ohio (AP) — Orphaned, unwanted and some only days old, these fragile foals will need a lot of tender, attentive care to survive.By JOHN MINCHILLOaGeneral newsLifestylePetsAthensOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 13:20:19 GMTOhio girl suspected in baby's death to be evaluated again, Ohio (AP) — An 11-year-old Cleveland-area girl suspected in the murder of a 2-month-old infant will undergo a third evaluation before a judge has a competency hearing for her.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeCrimes against childrenHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesFamily issuesOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 12:20:22 GMTYemeni medics say 15 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes on police commando camp in the capital, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni medics say 15 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes on police commando camp in the capital.iGeneral newsYemenSanaaMiddle East, 27 May 2015 12:22:04 GMTSmoke alert forces emergency landing at Los Angeles airport ANGELES (AP) — A Southwest Airlines plane with 75 passengers aboard made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport after a warning light showed there might be smoke in the cargo hold.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLos AngelesSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 13:37:05 GMTUN agency to hire mountain guides, porters for Nepal relief, Nepal (AP) — The U.N. food agency is hiring thousands of mountain and trekking guides, porters and other workers to carry food, medicine, tents and supplies to Nepal's mostly inaccessible northern villages where two powerful earthquakes destroyed houses, officials said Wednesday.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeHiring and recruitmentNatural disastersDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersMountainsEventsPersonnelBusinessEnvironment and natureNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsia, 27 May 2015 13:13:53 GMTFIFA now subject to federal probes in US, Switzerland (AP) — FIFA's reputation for corruption has reignited spectacularly two days before a presidential election expected to give Sepp Blatter four more years at the head of world soccer.By GRAHAM DUNBARiGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerCriminal investigationsFIFA World CupInternational soccerProfessional soccer2022 FIFA World CupSports governanceMoney launderingCorruption in sportsRacketeeringPolitical corruptionCrimeElectionsSoccerMen's sportsLaw and orderEventsNational electionsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesZurichSwitzerlandQatarUnited StatesRussiaLatin America and CaribbeanCentral AmericaCaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle EastNorth AmericaEastern Europe, 27 May 2015 12:20:44 GMTPolice search for motive in deadly Wal-Mart shooting, N.D. (AP) — An autopsy will determine if a man who fatally shot one worker and injured a second before killing himself at a North Dakota Wal-Mart store, had drugs or alcohol in his system, police said Wednesday.By JAMES MacPHERSON and BLAKE NICHOLSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNorth DakotaGrand ForksTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 13:18:48 GMTImage of Asia: Working at a brick kiln in the summer heat this photo by Saurabh Das, a laborer sets off with a bucket to fetch drinking water at a brick kiln on a hot summer day in Ghasera, on the outskirts of New Delhi. India's capital had a high temperature of 42 Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit) on Wednesday. The sweltering summer heat has caused at least 1,100 this month in the southeastern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telengana, and the high temperatures are forecast to last at least another week. Monsoon rains start to arrive in the first week of June and gradually cover the entire country.By The Associated PressaGeneral news, 27 May 2015 13:28:10 GMTVatican: Irish gay marriage vote a 'defeat for humanity' CITY (AP) — The Vatican's secretary of state has called the Irish vote to legalize gay marriage a "defeat for humanity," evidence of the soul-searching going on in Catholic circles after the predominantly Roman Catholic country overwhelmingly rejected traditional church teaching on marriage.By NICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsGays and lesbiansChristianityMarriageReligionSocial affairsFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesVatican CityIrelandWestern EuropeEurope, 27 May 2015 12:23:40 GMTAir France jet in near miss with giant volcano in Cameroon (AP) — Air France says one of its jets had what investigators call a "serious incident" by flying too close to a volcano while maneuvering around a storm on a flight into Cameroon.iGeneral newsCriminal investigationsVolcanoesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderCrimeEnvironment and natureFranceDoualaCameroonEquatorial GuineaWestern EuropeEuropeWest AfricaAfricaCentral Africa, 27 May 2015 12:40:29 GMTTV showdown in Ukraine highlights press freedom anxieties, Ukraine (AP) — Crunch time is coming in a Ukrainian showdown that may yield clues into an increasingly asked question: How free is the press in Ukraine as it fights to stay out of Russia's orbit?By PETER LEONARDiGeneral newsTelevisionTV newsGovernment and politicsFreedom of the pressLegislatureNews mediaViolent crimeCrimeMediaHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsUkraineMoscowKievRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 27 May 2015 12:58:35 GMTTHE LATEST: UEFA may urge postponing FIFA presidential vote (AP) — 2:20 p.m. (1220 GMT, 8:20 a.m. EDT)The Associated PressiGeneral newsSportsCriminal investigationsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestFIFA World CupProfessional soccerInternational soccerSports governanceArrestsCorruption in sportsCrimeSoccerElectionsJournalismLaw and orderEventsNational electionsGovernment and politicsNews mediaMediaMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichSwitzerlandUnited StatesRussiaWarsawSouth AmericaQatarLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaEastern EuropePolandMiddle East, 27 May 2015 12:24:22 GMTPakistan judge orders CEO held for faked diploma allegations, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani judge ordered police Wednesday to hold and question the embattled CEO of a software company for a week on allegations he oversaw a global diploma mill, as broadcasters aired images of blank degrees stacked in his firm's offices.By ADIL JAWADhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate legal affairsFraud and false statementsLegal proceedingsHigher educationCrimeCorporate newsInformation technologyIndustriesLaw and orderEducationSocial affairsKarachiPakistanSouth AsiaAsia, 27 May 2015 12:58:24 GMTHearing resumes for girl accused of stabbing classmate, Wis. (AP) — Defense attorneys for one of two Wisconsin girls charged with trying to kill a friend to please a mythical horror character will continue their push to have the 13-year-old's case transferred to juvenile court.aGeneral newsJuvenile crimeLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 12:23:19 GMTProsecutors oppose moving US Sen. Menendez's corruption case, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors are opposed to moving U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption case from New Jersey to Washington.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 13:22:01 GMTEx-US Senate candidate's voting law violation trial resumes, S.D. (AP) — Jury members at the election violation law trial of former South Dakota US. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth are set to hear instructions and closing arguments.aGeneral newsSenate electionsVotingLegislatureGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderElectionsUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 12:37:53 GMTYemeni Health Ministry raises death toll in Sanaa airstrike, says 36 police commandos killed, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni Health Ministry raises death toll in Sanaa airstrike, says 36 police commandos killed.iGeneral newsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaMiddle East, 27 May 2015 12:53:08 GMTCBS' Bob Schieffer is ready for retirement (AP) — At 78, Bob Schieffer is entitled to reminisce about the "good old days" of reporting. He believes young people coming into the business can also learn from them.By DAVID BAUDEReArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsHouse electionsEntertainmentElectionsTV newsNewspapersJournalismAssassination of John F. KennedyNews mediaMediaTelevisionEventsAssassinationsGeneral newsDistrict of ColumbiaFort WorthTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 12:33:09 GMTMan convicted in Scrooge McDuck necklace killing, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man could face life in prison for a killing in which he stole the victim's custom gold chain and medallion featuring the Disney character Scrooge McDuck.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeHartfordConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 13:09:20 GMTCheap motorbikes bring opportunity and chaos to Haiti, Haiti (AP) — Joseph-Marc Carel knows the danger of ferrying passengers on his small motorbike, sometimes two at a time, as tides of the buzzing vehicles cut through the chaotic Haitian capital. He has a prosthetic leg to prove it.By DAVID McFADDENiGeneral newsTransportationAccidents and disastersAccidentsHaitiPort-au-PrinceCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 27 May 2015 12:33:37 GMTEccentric, centuries-old customs at Queen's Speech (AP) — The Queen's Speech, which formally opens Britain's parliament each year, is a colorful ceremony steeped in traditions dating back centuries. The costumes and elaborate rituals may appear eccentric today, but many reflect historic tensions between the monarchy and Parliament.By The Associated PressiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEngland, 27 May 2015 12:47:41 GMTClass forgoes trip to give principal money to treat cancer, N.H. (AP) — The graduating class at a New Hampshire high school is giving the money raised for its class trip to the school's principal, who has been diagnosed with cancer.aGeneral newsCharity fundraisingPrimary and secondary educationDiagnosis and treatmentCancerPhilanthropySocial affairsEducationHealthDiseases and conditions, 27 May 2015 13:05:25 GMTJapan nuclear plant obtains final permit needed to restart (AP) — A nuclear plant in southern Japan on Wednesday obtained the final permit needed to restart its reactors, paving the way for it to become the first to go back online under new safety standards introduced after the 2011 Fukushima disaster.By MARI YAMAGUCHIiBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryProduction facilitiesWorkplace safetyDisaster planning and responseUtilitiesIndustriesCorporate newsPersonnelAccidents and disastersIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsJapanEast AsiaAsia, 27 May 2015 13:03:14 GMTAirstrikes kill 15 in Yemen police commando camp, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni medical officials say at least 15 people were killed when Saudi-led airstrikes fired missiles targeting a sprawling police commando camp in the capital of Sanaa.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitary facilitiesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaSaudi ArabiaMiddle East, 27 May 2015 12:36:00 GMTHow 'Wolf Hall' director Jeremy Herrin keeps audiences rapt YORK (AP) — If the Tony Award for best director was handed out on quantity alone, Jeremy Herrin would easily be the winner.By MARK KENNEDYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTony AwardsEventsPerforming artsEntertainmentAward showsTheater awards, 27 May 2015 12:50:41 GMTDispute over waffle maker gets guests booted from hotel MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a dispute between two women over a waffle maker led to 30 people being booted from a western Michigan hotel.aGeneral newsAccommodationsTravelLifestyleMichiganMarquetteMuskegonUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 12:38:02 GMT