FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 04 May 2016 23:46:33 -07:00Castro homers, drives in 4 to help Astros rout Twins 16-4, 05 May 2016 05:10:24 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — About a week ago Jason Castro was struggling at the plate, batting a paltry .114 and searching for answers to end his woes. OFF: DeGrom looks for 4-0 start at San Diego, 05 May 2016 06:30:14 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today: Did Prince's call for help get right response?, 05 May 2016 06:25:17 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Dramatic details emerging about how a California doctor reacted to a desperate call for help from Prince's staff a day before the musician was found dead have drawn criticism from experts in addiction medicine. homers, Marlins hold on for 4-3 win, 05 May 2016 03:08:13 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton is one of the game's best home run hitters. He is also a solid defensive player, which helped the Miami Marlins hold off the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night. urges Asian-Americans to stand up to bigotry, 05 May 2016 01:30:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders to fight bigotry and to press Congress to update U.S. immigration policy. Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has died, 05 May 2016 05:13:24 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, of Utah, who shied away from the spotlight but earned a reputation as someone who knew how to get things done in Washington, has died. He was 82. Korea's latest online celebrities: Stray cats eating, 05 May 2016 06:03:02 GMTJANGSEONG, South Korea (AP) — The stars of the latest online trend in South Korea stay out of sight most of the day. Viewers don't seem to mind waiting for hours while nothing happens. When the stray cats finally come to eat the food left out for them, people watching online sit enraptured by their feline charms. for all: Cavaliers make record 25 3-pointers, rout Hawks, 05 May 2016 04:48:18 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Your shot, Warriors. in US seek immigration help after quake, 05 May 2016 03:57:39 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Ecuadorean immigrants are asking the Obama administration to allow their fellow citizens in the United States illegally to stay here and work while the South American country recovers from a magnitude-7.8 earthquake. routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed, 05 May 2016 06:24:23 GMTRAMADI, Iraq (AP) — This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands. Turning in every direction yields a picture of devastation. stocks follow Wall Street lower after uneven US data, 05 May 2016 06:22:02 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets drifted lower in holiday-thinned trade Thursday after some uneven economic data sent investors into a holding pattern. gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights, 05 May 2016 01:36:11 GMTLegislation has been proposed in states across the country to protect those who — due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing backlash from opponents. The US Justice Department said Wednesday that North Carolina's law limiting protections for LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says the Obama administration's warning means the issue is no longer confined to North Carolina and could affect other states. Here's a look at legislation around the country: jackpot increases to $415 million, 05 May 2016 04:33:13 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has grown even larger. watchdog proposes ban on some arbitration clauses, 05 May 2016 04:05:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — If government regulators get their way, it's going to become a lot easier to sue your bank. City streetcars making comeback after 6-decade hiatus, 05 May 2016 05:44:26 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Six decades after Kansas City shuttered one of the nation's largest streetcar networks, a modern but much smaller version is set to open in its central business district — a project supporters say already has spurred hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of downtown development. of 42 Hanford workers evaluated for chemical exposure, 05 May 2016 04:43:12 GMTRICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Officials say the number of workers at Hanford Nuclear Reservation evaluated for chemical vapor exposure has climbed to 42, following reports last month that a tank had leaked several thousand gallons of radioactive waste. Papi hits 509th HR to power Red Sox past White Sox 5-2, 05 May 2016 04:25:56 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell shook his head and grinned when asked about the latest clutch hit and milestone home run by David Ortiz. House tries to rally votes for Detroit schools bill, 05 May 2016 02:59:29 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Detroit's financially struggling schools, which saw teacher sick-outs this week (all times local): Ortiz hits 509th homer to power Red Sox past White Sox, 05 May 2016 03:10:59 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — David Ortiz hit his 509th home run to put the Boston Red Sox ahead to stay in a 5-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night. employee kills co-worker, self at Houston-area company, 05 May 2016 01:35:31 GMTKATY, Texas (AP) — A man dismissed last month from a Houston-area transportation company stormed into the facility and opened fire on Wednesday, fatally shooting a former co-worker and injuring two others before turning the gun on himself, saying his life had been ruined, sheriff's officials said. Bay Rays hit 4 home runs and beat Dodgers 8-5, 05 May 2016 04:19:06 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have struggled at the plate this season. Surprisingly, hitting home runs has not been an issue. scores in OT, Penguins beat Capitals 3-2, 05 May 2016 04:53:21 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Patric Hornqvist makes a living by working in tight spaces. Given a rare moment of freedom from his usual spot parked in front of the opponent's net, the Pittsburgh Penguins forward pushed the Washington Capitals to the brink of elimination. tells Flint residents, 'I've got your back', 05 May 2016 02:43:43 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — Sipping filtered city water to show it's again drinkable, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on leaders at all levels of government until every drop of water flowing into homes in Flint, Michigan, is safe to use. set NBA playoff record for 3-pointers, 05 May 2016 01:52:28 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have set an NBA playoff record by making 22 3-pointers in Game 2 against Atlanta on Wednesday night. in History, 05 May 2016 04:05:12 GMTToday is Thursday, May 5, the 126th day of 2016. There are 240 days left in the year. investors in fizzled development at wit's end, 05 May 2016 04:53:49 GMTMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Foreigners who had been banking on their investments in a biomedical research facility and a hotel and rental cottage project in northern Vermont to get green cards are scrambling to find a backup now that the project's developers are accused of misusing hundreds of millions of dollars of investors' money in what investigators called a "massive eight-year fraud scheme." shocked as details of kidnapping death emerge, 05 May 2016 06:07:03 GMTSHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — On the far side of a desert hilltop in the shadow of the Shiprock Pinnacle, a towering monolith sacred to the Navajo Nation, the stranger ignored the cries of an 11-year-old girl., opponent turns postseason into grinding challenge, 05 May 2016 06:27:42 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have settled into quite a rhythm in the postseason. Game, off day. Rinse and repeat now for three weeks and counting. OFF: DeGrom looks for 4-0 start in San Diego start, 05 May 2016 01:52:43 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors Thursday: Manziel heads to court in domestic violence case, 05 May 2016 05:47:02 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel is expected to make his first courtroom appearance in Dallas after his indictment in a domestic violence case. gives Cardinals 5-4 win over Phillies, 05 May 2016 04:41:28 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday delivered the St. Louis Cardinals' first walk-off win of the season on Wednesday night and then was mobbed by his teammates. called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist, 05 May 2016 04:12:06 GMTMILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The Northern California doctor who was asked to help Prince before his death is an addiction and pain specialist who has championed the use of a semi-synthetic opiate to treat pain. Video Game Hall of Fame prepares to induct 2016 class, 05 May 2016 04:38:02 GMTROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Last year, "Super Mario Bros." and "Pong" were among the first inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame., Yankees beat Orioles 7-0 to end 6-game skid, 05 May 2016 03:39:00 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — For a change, the New York Yankees did just about everything right. declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil town, 05 May 2016 05:27:37 GMTFORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Alberta declared a state of emergency Wednesday as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada's main oil sands city of Fort McMurray, forcing more than 80,000 residents to flee. Lowry faltering, Dragic flourishing, Heat seek 2-0 lead, 05 May 2016 06:17:01 GMTIt took the Toronto Raptors 15 years to get this far again, and Kyle Lowry knows they won't go further if he doesn't play better. 1 ½-year or 3-year shutdown for L train repairs, 05 May 2016 05:05:50 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The lone subway tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn's hippest, youngest neighborhoods to New York City's commercial heart in Manhattan will either be closed entirely for 18 months, or see extremely limited service for three years, under two possible plans for repairing damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. complaint filed against presidential front runner, 05 May 2016 05:52:40 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine senator has filed a corruption complaint against the front runner in the country's presidential race, alleging he charged salaries for 11,000 non-existent government employees. teachers ending 2-day sick-out, fighting legislation, 05 May 2016 03:39:43 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Detroit schools reopened 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. throws 5-hit shutout; Indians beat Tigers 4-0, 05 May 2016 02:05:37 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber gave the Detroit Tigers two chances. Then he looked like a Cy Young Award winner. pioneer's upstate NY museum set to reopen soon, 05 May 2016 04:35:13 GMTHAMMONDSPORT, N.Y. (AP) — A museum that showcases the work of a New York-born aviation pioneer is set to reopen later this month. Exclusive: Satellite imagery of Iraq's Ramadi shows cost of liberation from Islamic State group is the city itself, 05 May 2016 06:08:11 GMTRAMADI, Iraq (AP) — AP Exclusive: Satellite imagery of Iraq's Ramadi shows cost of liberation from Islamic State group is the city itself. families sue over transgender access to locker room, 05 May 2016 03:13:22 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Dozens of families took legal action Wednesday in a bid to stop a suburban Chicago school district from allowing a transgender student to use a girls' locker room and restroom, arguing the policy trampled on the privacy rights of other students. delivers winning hit, Blue Jays beat Rangers 4-3, 05 May 2016 02:48:11 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Hits have been few and far between for Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin in 2016. Former Republican Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, who was ousted in a wave of tea party-led anger in 2010, has died, 05 May 2016 01:55:46 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Assistant: Former Republican Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, who was ousted in a wave of tea party-led anger in 2010, has died.'s Marc Leishman out of Rio Olympics consideration, 05 May 2016 02:06:57 GMTMarc Leishman won't be playing golf for Australia at the Rio Olympics in August, citing concerns over the health of his family because of the mosquito-borne Zika virus. shots: Cavaliers set NBA record by making 25 3-pointers, 05 May 2016 06:36:38 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Wearing headphones and sweats, J.R. Smith, the one Cleveland player without any restrictions on where or when he can shoot, finished his pregame warmup by stopping near half-court and launching a shot. starts for voters to reject new California tobacco age, 05 May 2016 06:11:59 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has become the second state in the nation to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, starting the clock for opponents to ask voters for a reversal this November. to hear forced medication appeal in doctor murder case, 05 May 2016 04:31:13 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether a doctor charged with killing a Yale University physician can be forcibly medicated to render him competent to stand trial. Latest: Doctor called to help Prince is pain specialist, 05 May 2016 04:36:17 GMTMILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Dr. Howard Kornfeld, an addiction and pain specialist, who was asked to help Prince before his death (all times local):