FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 31 May 2016 08:59:38 -07:00US stock indexes slip as consumer goods makers fall, 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.'s promoter aims for Wilder fight this year, 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. man runs over motorcycle during road-rage incident, 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. Rico taxi, tourist bus system hit by Uber protest, 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. authorities remove more tigers from Buddhist temple, 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. takes blame for 'misleading' pause in gun documentary, 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. reject union appeal over Trump Taj Mahal bankruptcy, 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. Latest: Paris to create center to take in migrants, 31 May 2016 15:23:44 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): rain drenches swaths of France, disrupts French Open, 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. governor wants temporary budget fix amid stalemate, 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. to detail fundraising for veterans' charities, 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. probe finds systemic failure at Wisconsin VA facility, 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. of shark attack expected to survive, hospital says, 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. Latest: Police to probe circumstances of gorilla's death, 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): protests dogs, slaves reference by Egyptian diplomat, 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." renews South Sudan sanctions, 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. calls out fan for filming show instead of watching it, 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. Latest: Play suspended again at French Open, 31 May 2016 15:10:44 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): comedian faces backlash for video mocking celebrities, 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.' in the rain: Radwanska, Halep lose at French Open, 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. found aboard Emirates flight from China to Dubai, 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. in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts, 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. Sahara independence movement leader Abdelaziz dies, 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.'Maya & Marty' aims to show variety still the spice of life, 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." killed, dozens wounded over bloody Chicago holiday weekend, 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.'Breaking Bad' actors lend help in New Mexico race, 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. of American States head moves against, 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. relatives visit South Africa to mark anniversary, 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. releases prominent activist from prison, 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. Latest: Men's quarterfinals postponed at French Open, 31 May 2016 15:26:43 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): consumer confidence slips in May, 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. Charlotte school bus wreck, 15 minor injuries, 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. says Trump has earned GOP nomination, 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. Exploding Package story, 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. kill 23 in Syria, Russia denies involvement, 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. chief moves against Venezuela, 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. reads include local favorites and national hits, 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. president-elect offers bounties for drug dealers, 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." of Israeli PM's wife wins abuse case against her, 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. gets 55 years for attempted murder in arson selfie case, 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. Latest: 18-year-old injured in migrant fight in Greece, 31 May 2016 14:58:59 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): envoy: Libyan forces should fight IS, not each other, 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. lower, livestock higher, 31 May 2016 14:57:06 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Bangladeshi men convicted of terror financing in Singapore, 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. consumer spending scores biggest jump in 6 years, 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. Latest: Hungary says EU must protect borders, 31 May 2016 14:51:23 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local): Front announces that head of the Western Sahara independence movement dies, 31 May 2016 15:36:07 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Polisario Front announces that head of the Western Sahara independence movement dies. Open qualifying; flowers and chocolates for hit spectator, 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. Dept. pushes back against Texas judge's sanctions, 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. council starts deliberating possible election redo, 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.