FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 04 May 2016 01:00:51 -07:00Syria's volunteer sappers improvise mine-clearing methods, 04 May 2016 06:10:16 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Volunteers in opposition-held areas of Syria are forced to improvise as they carry out one of the world's most dangerous tasks: dismantling cluster munitions, land mines and explosive booby-traps as they work to make battle-torn areas safe for civilians to return. the next sport of the modern age: Drone racing, 04 May 2016 07:50:04 GMTHAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — Decked out in high-tech goggles, pilot Steve Zoumas dives low and sees the final gate zooming toward him: a 20-foot-tall metal-framed box ringed with neon. Boom! His sight goes black. The crowd lets out a collective "Whoa!" as pieces of his aircraft, which has just smashed into a concrete barrier, go flying. report: Crime dropped overall in nation's schools, 04 May 2016 07:25:09 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation. play special role in remembering Holocaust, 04 May 2016 06:12:11 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust museum has kicked off its annual remembrance ceremonies with a special screening of the Oscar-winning film "Son of Saul," acknowledging the unique role movies play in maintaining the memory of the Holocaust. Trump wins, Clinton exploring how to win over Republicans, 04 May 2016 07:20:05 GMTATHENS, Ohio (AP) — With Donald Trump all but clinching the Republican nomination for president, Hillary Clinton is beginning to explore ways to woo Republicans turned off by the brash billionaire. visiting Flint for first time since water crisis began, 04 May 2016 07:27:59 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is set to meet with residents of Flint, Michigan, to hear how they're managing after lead from old pipes tainted their drinking water. rules out sale of cattle empire to foreigners, 04 May 2016 05:38:01 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's current government will never sell its largest cattle empire to foreigners, the treasurer said on Wednesday after blocking a takeover by a Chinese-led consortium. question mine exploration near Alaska eagle preserve, 04 May 2016 05:58:37 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — In early winter, after most tourists have fled Alaska, another kind of visitor flies in: bald eagles, up to 4,000 of them. Army says troops lost their way, went off cliff, 04 May 2016 07:02:42 GMTDENVER (AP) — An Army vehicle took the wrong road in the dark and was making a U-turn when it tumbled 250 feet off a cliff at a Colorado training range last year, killing one soldier and injuring five, according to a recently released investigative report., murder leaves Navajo community heartbroken, 04 May 2016 07:43:59 GMTSHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — The stranger walked with 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike into the hills of a remote area of the Navajo Nation known for its breathtaking views and the monolithic rock outcropping that stands as a beacon for miles., home of Elvis, receives 20 millionth paid visitor, 04 May 2016 07:33:00 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The operators of Graceland say the Memphis tourist attraction centered on the life and music of Elvis Presley has received its 20 millionth paid visitor. poll: Indiana GOP voters pick Trump, but party divided, 04 May 2016 07:15:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump called for GOP unity after his Indiana primary victory Tuesday night, but exit polls suggest he's facing a significant intraparty rift., Clinton all but certain to face off in fall campaign, 04 May 2016 07:13:38 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Once dismissed as a fringe contender, businessman Donald Trump now is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall presidential campaign against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton — a stunning political triumph for a first-time candidate whose appeal to frustrated voters was widely underestimated., lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence, 04 May 2016 04:52:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's 12-year prison sentence in a $5 million corruption case sends a message that officials who abuse the public's trust will be held accountable, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said shortly after the sentencing., Wallace power Padres to 6-3 win over Rockies, 04 May 2016 05:53:33 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Andrew Cashner appeared to be off to another shaky start on Tuesday night. He recovered well enough to earn a win. policeman accused of sexually assaulting girl, 04 May 2016 07:23:09 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — Authorities say a five-year veteran of the San Antonio Police Department is suspected of sexually assaulting a girl on a nearly weekly basis for about four years. college system bars team travel to North Carolina, 04 May 2016 06:25:49 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota state university system is prohibiting athletics teams from traveling to tournaments in North Carolina this spring after that state passed a law limiting LGBT protections. Cruz ends his bid for Republican presidential nomination, 04 May 2016 05:25:59 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump's march to the Republican nomination. stocks fall 2nd day on global growth concern, 04 May 2016 05:28:03 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell again Tuesday after weaker Chinese manufacturing and a cut in Europe's growth outlook fueled fears about the global economy. evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands town, 04 May 2016 05:47:28 GMTFORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, has been ordered to evacuate from a wildfire that officials said destroyed whole neighborhoods. goaltender Murray stealing the show for Penguins, 04 May 2016 06:51:57 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Murray isn't in the mood to think about what it all means, this ride that he's on. The NHL's best team on the other side of the ice. His mentor watching from bench. An arena chanting his name. Dutch Shell first quarter earnings down 58 percent., 04 May 2016 07:36:29 GMTLONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell said first-quarter earnings plunged 58 percent as depressed oil prices create "hugely challenging times" for the energy industry. virtually clinches Republican presidential nomination, 04 May 2016 05:07:05 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out of the race and cleared Trump's path to a likely November face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. bourbon trail offers a lesson for reviving racing's fans, 04 May 2016 06:47:03 GMTMIDWAY, Ky. (AP) — Camera-toting visitors to the grounds at Three Chimneys Farm can get a glimpse of the pampered lives of thoroughbred stallions — the star attractions that frolic in lush paddocks or relax in stately stalls when they aren't in the breeding shed. army chief confirms death sentences for 11 Taliban, 04 May 2016 07:24:15 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's army chief has signed off on the death sentences of 11 members of the Taliban convicted of terrorism, kidnappings, attacks on civilians as well as assaults on police and army officers. commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to US, 04 May 2016 07:34:57 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The deputy commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard says Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its allies if they "threaten" the Islamic Republic. in the News, 04 May 2016 07:00:49 GMT"Ted Cruz — I don't know if he likes me or he doesn't like me — but he is one hell of a competitor." — Donald Trump after he all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked Cruz out of the race. to name Stonewall 1st national monument for gay rights, 04 May 2016 07:29:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — New York's iconic Stonewall Inn, where the modern gay rights movement took root, will become the first national monument honoring the history of gays and lesbians in the U.S. under a proposal President Barack Obama is preparing to approve. sulfur miners brave volcano, fumes, earn pennies, 04 May 2016 06:22:13 GMTKAWAH IJEN, Indonesia (AP) — Stunning Mount Ijen in eastern Java draws tourists by day and hundreds of sulfur miners by night. They endure toxic fumes and backbreaking loads to earn pennies hauling out a substance used to bleach sugar and vulcanize rubber., Dylan, McCartney play Coachella site in October, 04 May 2016 06:16:05 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — It could be Woodstock 47 years later, only the drug of choice might be antacid — a weekend concert event featuring some of the greatest musical acts of the 1960s. Defense Sec'y Carter: Campaign against IS 'far from over', 04 May 2016 07:45:29 GMTSTUTTGART, Germany (AP) — U.S. defense Secretary Ash Carter says the latest American combat death in Iraq shows the military campaign against the Islamic State is "far from over." hit 3 home runs to power past the Athleti, 04 May 2016 05:44:15 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Hisashi Iwakuma felt the game was on the line when he faced a bases loaded situation in the second inning. After getting through it unscathed, the offense came alive to give him some breathing room. SEAL killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather, 04 May 2016 07:52:00 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — He was a former Phoenix high school star distance runner who was the grandson of an Arizona financier involved in the 1980s savings and loan scandal. military singer performs on South China Sea island, 04 May 2016 06:50:14 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's military this week sent a famed singer of patriotic anthems to perform before navy officers and construction workers on a newly created island in a disputed section of the South China Sea, underscoring its growing confidence in asserting its maritime claims. beat Sharks 4-1, pull within 2-1 in series, 04 May 2016 05:02:00 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators finally figured out how to shut down the NHL's best road team and a pretty potent power play. As a result, they have given themselves a chance to tie their second-round series. hit 3 home runs to power past the Athletics, 04 May 2016 04:54:58 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Robinson Cano, Kyle Seager and Leonys Martin hit home runs, Hisashi Iwakuma pitched seven solid innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 8-2 on Tuesday night. oil prices, freight rates hit Maersk group's Q1 profits, 04 May 2016 06:56:30 GMTCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says first-quarter underlying profit plunged to $224 million from $1.5 billion a year earlier, with all sectors showing a drop in performance except drilling and tanker shipping services. rally in fourth for 2-0 series lead on Portland, 04 May 2016 06:04:00 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The defending champions mounted a remarkable comeback without MVP Stephen Curry. OFF: Trout shatters slump; King Felix aims for top, 04 May 2016 06:49:50 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today: teachers ending 2-day sick-out, fighting legislation, 04 May 2016 07:45:23 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Detroit schools are expected to reopen Wednesday after teachers who had called out sick for two days received assurances from the financially struggling district that they would continue to be paid. Capsules, 04 May 2016 05:37:27 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Jose Quintana pitched eight crisp innings for his third straight win, and the AL-leading Chicago White Sox cooled off the Boston Red Sox with a 4-1 victory on Tuesday night., Wallace power Padres to 5-3 win over Rockies, 04 May 2016 05:33:10 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Matt Kemp and Brett Wallace hit back-to-back home runs and Andrew Cashner recovered from a shaky first inning to lead the San Diego Padres to a 6-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. Muslim Albanians jailed for recruiting for terror groups, 04 May 2016 07:25:01 GMTTIRANA, Albania (AP) — An Albanian court has sentenced nine Muslims to jail terms ranging from seven to 18 years for inciting terror, recruiting and sending more than 70 men to join rebel groups in Syria., Backes score twice, Blues rout Stars 6-1, 04 May 2016 05:32:42 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — This time, the St. Louis Blues knew what to do with a two-goal lead. Go for more, more, more. not crying foul over LeBron's lack of free throws, 04 May 2016 06:50:39 GMTINDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue celebrated his 39th birthday on Tuesday and proudly showed off a few gray hairs — silvery-speckled souvenirs of job-related stress. governor defies party politics with pair of vetoes, 04 May 2016 07:20:19 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Republican governor rejected the two top priorities of a legislature controlled by his own party this year, defying election year politics in a deep red state. Douglas promotes peace and disarmament through art, 04 May 2016 06:56:39 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Actor Michael Douglas says the winning posters in a global competition to commemorate the first U.N. General Assembly resolution 70 years ago calling for the abolition of nuclear weapons "instantly create a universal message of peace." jam Havana streets for Chanel's Cuban takeover, 04 May 2016 05:39:13 GMTHAVANA (AP) — Fashionistas and celebrities from around the world flocked beneath klieg lights on a grand Havana colonial avenue transformed into a private runway for French fashion house Chanel.'Waiting for order to kill:' China video seeks army recruits, 04 May 2016 06:14:54 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's military is appealing to the younger generation with a slick new recruitment video featuring aircraft carriers, tanks and special forces troops, all set to a rousing rap-rock soundtrack. court rules local company can use iPhone name, 04 May 2016 06:36:08 GMTBEIJING (AP) — Apple Inc. has lost a legal fight with a Chinese company that a Beijing court says is allowed to use the iPhone name on its products.