FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 27 May 2016 15:03:55 -07:00Italy navy: 135 saved, 45 bodies retrieved from migrant boathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/974c2ef45d2e450fa6a0d6f4d57e0ee4Fri, 27 May 2016 21:28:31 GMTROME (AP) — The Italian navy says it has saved 135 migrants from a sinking boat and recovered 45 bodies in the Mediterranean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/974c2ef45d2e450fa6a0d6f4d57e0ee4US economy showing signs of life after slow start to yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5cfe97a67e048f1857ea6de890720ebFri, 27 May 2016 21:19:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is showing signs of more life after a less-than-stellar start to the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5cfe97a67e048f1857ea6de890720ebPolice department won't send officers to RNC, cites concernshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92feab953549494c8fb0abac295ccf53Fri, 27 May 2016 20:48:36 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A North Carolina police department has rescinded its offer to send 50 police officers to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland citing concerns about insurance coverage and the city's level of preparedness.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92feab953549494c8fb0abac295ccf53Catholic priest says Colombian rebel group frees Spanish journalisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf6f2a3322cc4eaaae99d092a05ca3bcFri, 27 May 2016 20:47:14 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Catholic priest says Colombian rebel group frees Spanish journalist.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf6f2a3322cc4eaaae99d092a05ca3bcThe Latest: Tropical storm warning issued for South Carolinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad87e6b4247145579c94e08a3dfe532dFri, 27 May 2016 20:56:34 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on U.S. government forecasters' outlook for the Atlantic hurricane season (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad87e6b4247145579c94e08a3dfe532dBridge fire temporarily shuts down rail traffic over Potomachttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b285671b35a24080a226db54c5848640Fri, 27 May 2016 21:16:18 GMTCapital fire officials say a blaze on a CSX bridge over the Potomac River has been extinguished and trains are running again after an hours-long delay on the only rail bridge linking the District of Columbia and Virginia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b285671b35a24080a226db54c5848640Feds expect more Atlantic tropical storms than last 3 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d0edbfa7fb2435fbcdaa907db0b4a22Fri, 27 May 2016 21:12:12 GMTMIAMI (AP) — U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm development are making it difficult to predict how many hurricanes and tropical storms will arise over the next six months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d0edbfa7fb2435fbcdaa907db0b4a22Testimony done in trial of 3 men accused in IS plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89d51af17d144f3094c5c9f379eb2359Fri, 27 May 2016 21:38:08 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Testimony has concluded in the trial of three Minnesota men accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89d51af17d144f3094c5c9f379eb2359The Latest: Fishermen helped save pilots after jets crashedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7066510991d54e478f1b2f4fda665c2fFri, 27 May 2016 21:20:43 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the crash of two Navy jets off the coast of North Carolina on Thursday (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7066510991d54e478f1b2f4fda665c2fQuestions and answers about American troops in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ae881a11d9d4dc795747bcc048689e2Fri, 27 May 2016 21:44:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — At least 200 U.S. special operations troops are in Syria advising the Syrian Democratic Forces in their effort to retake the city of Raqqa, the self-proclaimed capital of the Islamic State group.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ae881a11d9d4dc795747bcc048689e2Argentine court sentences ex-dictator for Operation Condorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/745609ba96114af3bd96ab902553b926Fri, 27 May 2016 21:25:52 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Reynaldo Bignone, the last military president in Argentina's dictatorship, was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison for the forced disappearance of more than 100 people during the Operation Condor conspiracy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/745609ba96114af3bd96ab902553b926Tropical storm warning issued for South Carolina coast as system forms over the Atlantichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c795647ae63456286c284d681b873deFri, 27 May 2016 20:51:06 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Tropical storm warning issued for South Carolina coast as system forms over the Atlantic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c795647ae63456286c284d681b873deThe Latest: After cave escape, operator reviews safetyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f07cf637bf4949c0a2a030b6385e6dcfFri, 27 May 2016 20:34:38 GMTHORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the harrowing rescue of 19 from a flooded Kentucky cave (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f07cf637bf4949c0a2a030b6385e6dcfMan with reported ties to Montreal Mafia gunned downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9490d8a337344378893ff7494504fb2aFri, 27 May 2016 21:19:25 GMTLAVAL, Quebec (AP) — Quebec provincial police said Friday a man with reported high-level ties to organized crime was shot dead north of Montreal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9490d8a337344378893ff7494504fb2aAt least 1 dead, 3 missing in Texas floodinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bed2c017352b458ea16a6a335d06abf5Fri, 27 May 2016 20:30:43 GMTBRENHAM, Texas (AP) — At least one person has died in Texas and three are missing after torrential rain caused floods that closed roads and schools, prompted evacuations, damaged homes and forced dozens of students to spend the night on campus, officials said Friday as they braced for more rains later in the day.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bed2c017352b458ea16a6a335d06abf5The Latest: California governor signs HIV-transplant billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86397463d2ed49d0a667975469e95961Fri, 27 May 2016 21:04:35 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California legislation allowing transplants of HIV-infected organs (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86397463d2ed49d0a667975469e95961Business Highlightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcaf9a01de6b4c93a0c650d7d671a8e7Fri, 27 May 2016 21:37:51 GMT___http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcaf9a01de6b4c93a0c650d7d671a8e7UNC system says it won't enforce transgender bathroom ruleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0b964f61edf45c897a763160e74b8f7Fri, 27 May 2016 21:56:44 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina system says in legal filings that it won't try to enforce a law requiring transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding to their biological sex.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0b964f61edf45c897a763160e74b8f7Verizon, unions reach deal in principle for 4-year contracthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dd17aff832046d5bab18bb7c067bed0Fri, 27 May 2016 21:18:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle for a four-year contract.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dd17aff832046d5bab18bb7c067bed0Cellphone radiation study raises concerns despite low riskhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a650f58ecdd49c58f8b8abf578b67afFri, 27 May 2016 21:21:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males and raised long-dormant concerns about the safety of spending so much time with cellphones glued to our ears.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a650f58ecdd49c58f8b8abf578b67afTrump tells California: 'there is no drought'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad6c92e5f122467c8ad0793366ee5fe2Fri, 27 May 2016 21:13:33 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring that: "There is no drought."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad6c92e5f122467c8ad0793366ee5fe2US official: Tribal shield should be pulled from auctionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf016818063144b4b814091d88286b2dFri, 27 May 2016 21:17:54 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Friday asked French authorities to prevent the auction of a ceremonial shield from a Native American community in New Mexico, saying the item was believed to have been stolen decades ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf016818063144b4b814091d88286b2dThe Latest: Woman says Dr. Heimlich used namesake maneuverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cc753612ea3412db0dcfcb5e16f3356Fri, 27 May 2016 21:53:54 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on Dr. Henry Heimlich, who's credited with developing the Heimlich maneuver, using it on a woman at his living center (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cc753612ea3412db0dcfcb5e16f3356'Shield' actor's words used against him in murder trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65a57746f65147849f9ea813d23e86dfFri, 27 May 2016 21:50:04 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor who played a police officer on TV show "The Shield" is guilty of murder because of remarks he made about the killing to detectives, his brother-in-law and in text messages to his dead wife, a prosecutor told a jury Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65a57746f65147849f9ea813d23e86dfCarlos Vives feels like a kid riding a bike with Shakirahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e57a38314aba434e98a6f0125e075121Fri, 27 May 2016 20:27:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Vives hopes the video for "La bicicleta (The bicycle)" that he and Shakira shot recently in Colombia will reflect how much fun the pair had filming it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e57a38314aba434e98a6f0125e075121El Faro's loss described as 'colossal' management failurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62ff31fddf8d4b89a259b995a03c31afFri, 27 May 2016 21:18:21 GMTA second round of U.S. Coast Guard investigative hearings into the sinking of the freighter El Faro ended Friday, closing a sometimes contentious proceeding during which the disaster was characterized by one investigator as "a colossal failure" of management before he apologized and took back the comment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62ff31fddf8d4b89a259b995a03c31afTeen cancer survivor's wish to walk at graduation deniedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc429321ac4a4bd984729ae4517a7794Fri, 27 May 2016 21:13:18 GMTMESA, Ariz. (AP) — Some criticized a suburban Phoenix high school for not allowing a student diagnosed with cancer to walk with his graduating class after he worked to keep up with classes through treatment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc429321ac4a4bd984729ae4517a7794UN: Syria impedes humanitarian aid to besiegedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6fb8593fb9b494fbdddf3840c86a2ccFri, 27 May 2016 21:48:48 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Deliberate interference, most notably by the Syrian government, continues to hinder the delivery of humanitarian aid to the more than half million people trapped in besieged areas by the country's nearly four-year-old civil war, a top United Nations Official said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6fb8593fb9b494fbdddf3840c86a2ccThe Latest: Texas elevates center's alert level after rainshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69622593c74545c9bcef3131077cc51eFri, 27 May 2016 21:42:44 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Plains and flooding in Texas following heavy rains (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69622593c74545c9bcef3131077cc51eCouple's killings are latest blow to town rocked by mudslidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71512ff4436341eea9325acab8cd1993Fri, 27 May 2016 21:05:40 GMTOSO, Wash. (AP) — In a clearing 10 miles up a gravel logging road, freshly cut hemlock branches cover the root well of a wind-toppled fir. Atop the boughs, a bouquet of red, white and blue carnations left by detectives marks the grim discovery they made here: the shallow grave of a local couple shot to death six weeks ago, apparently in a feud with a former neighbor who remains at large.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71512ff4436341eea9325acab8cd1993US orders troops in Syria to remove Kurdish insigniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/673d985301dd49039ca285ae87c198a9Fri, 27 May 2016 21:36:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — American special operations troops were not authorized to wear the patches of Kurdish forces while advising them in Syria and have been told to remove them, the U.S. military spokesman in Baghdad said Friday, after Turkish leaders protested.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/673d985301dd49039ca285ae87c198a9Sanders pushes for debate with Trump; Trump declineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3e84b5be68746c9ab4c9035c133745cFri, 27 May 2016 20:34:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump says he will wait to debate the official Democratic nominee, and not debate Bernie Sanders, calling the Democratic nominating process "totally rigged."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3e84b5be68746c9ab4c9035c133745cSuspect in killing of New York governor's aide is arraignedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8765bdb138ab4d2e8eecfc4397c7686cFri, 27 May 2016 20:36:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of participating in a gunbattle that left an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo mortally wounded in the hours before Brooklyn's West Indian Day Parade was arraigned on a murder charge Friday, and prosecutors said more arrests are expected.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8765bdb138ab4d2e8eecfc4397c7686cFrench Open Lookahead: Williams sisters vs. home-crowd faveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69bec43d137e4663ae4333628fb1c1e9Fri, 27 May 2016 20:58:00 GMTPARIS (AP) — A reporter at the French Open wanted to know whether the prospect of playing Serena Williams for the first time worried 26th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69bec43d137e4663ae4333628fb1c1e9Google-backed Magic Leap alleges workers stole its secretshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7760a6f910ad4023adb6553c597cf695Fri, 27 May 2016 20:26:10 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Artificial reality startup Magic Leap is accusing two Silicon Valley employees of stealing the closely guarded secrets behind its technological tricks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7760a6f910ad4023adb6553c597cf695Holiday air travelers get a break from long security lineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e229447d75840688fa902a2d6278603Fri, 27 May 2016 20:29:30 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e229447d75840688fa902a2d627860316-year-old arrested in Florida school bathroom sex incidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/711fff4388334c3eb62fc2db1c387b67Fri, 27 May 2016 20:43:50 GMTA Florida sheriff's office has arrested a 16-year-old high school football player in connection with a 15-year-old girl having sex with multiple boys in a public school bathroom.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/711fff4388334c3eb62fc2db1c387b67Improving Larson looks for first Cup win at Coca-Cola 600http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1e7f1a622db46f7ad9400d62757b7b0Fri, 27 May 2016 20:31:50 GMTCONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson believes he's on the verge of kicking in the door and getting his first NASCAR Sprint Cup win.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1e7f1a622db46f7ad9400d62757b7b0After harrowing cave escape, operator considers safetyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbd3d24c11384ae093df0871c1cffd8cFri, 27 May 2016 21:20:54 GMTHORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) — One day after 19 people trudged through neck-deep water in a harrowing escape from a flooded Kentucky cave, the operator of the spelunking attraction says he is analyzing the incident for any possible safety lessons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbd3d24c11384ae093df0871c1cffd8cUlta Salon, FEI and Vanda Pharma rise while Terex slumpshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e135d44654164c45bc7332f81d75c5b1Fri, 27 May 2016 20:42:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e135d44654164c45bc7332f81d75c5b1Uber appeals Pennsylvania utility regulator's $11.4M finehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b55719d5e0784b37a0fb3bc4e9a5b4d8Fri, 27 May 2016 21:25:58 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Ride-hailing company Uber is asking state utility regulators to reconsider the record-setting $11.4 million fine they issued against it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b55719d5e0784b37a0fb3bc4e9a5b4d8Iowa Indian burial site claim prompts oil pipeline halthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c9231202b2640c5b8e8c495f24acafcFri, 27 May 2016 20:49:57 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The possibility of an American Indian burial site in Iowa may require relocation of a crude oil pipeline route which would further delay the beginning of construction in the only one of four states where work hasn't yet begun.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c9231202b2640c5b8e8c495f24acafcStudy: Scientists document world's largest known spongehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a6ec01a340f4ad2b1a8ce42dd247594Fri, 27 May 2016 20:46:02 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Researchers in Hawaii have been absorbed by a sea creature they discovered last summer, and their findings are pretty big.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a6ec01a340f4ad2b1a8ce42dd247594Police search huge swath of California, hoping teen is alivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62dfd2de4cdc41e3b1fad933b7ea76ceFri, 27 May 2016 20:33:37 GMTVALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Friday expanded their frantic search across hundreds of miles of California for a missing girl they still hope to find alive days after the bleeding teenager was dragged away by an armed man later killed in a gunbattle with police.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62dfd2de4cdc41e3b1fad933b7ea76ceCatholic priest says Colombia rebels free Spanish journalisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6333b8cad6145a08ee7d8801c62a786Fri, 27 May 2016 21:41:35 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Leftist rebels have freed a Spanish journalist who went missing in a lawless region of Colombia, ending a weeklong saga that recalled some of the most-volatile days of a long-running conflict that many in the country had thought were behind it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6333b8cad6145a08ee7d8801c62a786Suspended Alabama chief justice sues state judicial panelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b038f3f5e234e4fb48a377873ccf239Fri, 27 May 2016 21:12:52 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the state agency that leveled ethics charges against him, claiming the state law that led to his removal from the bench is unconstitutional.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b038f3f5e234e4fb48a377873ccf239NASA taking another stab at inflating space station roomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1227110a96442bd8dbca64252cb7734Fri, 27 May 2016 20:32:17 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is taking a second crack at inflating an experimental room at the International Space Station.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1227110a96442bd8dbca64252cb7734Argentina court sentences former junta leader Reynaldo Bignone to 20 years in prison for Operation Condor crimeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf2ebec634b04e2ba78bed235860c1beFri, 27 May 2016 20:37:46 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina court sentences former junta leader Reynaldo Bignone to 20 years in prison for Operation Condor crimes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf2ebec634b04e2ba78bed235860c1beKentucky governor says he will join transgender lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9046c07cff8436c8d8402eed6dfb60fFri, 27 May 2016 20:34:07 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican governor says he will join a lawsuit challenging a federal directive that public schools allow transgender students to use the bathroom or locker room of their choice.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9046c07cff8436c8d8402eed6dfb60fPentagon brass seek to mollify Guantanamo judge in 9/11 casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df2ab31822bb4eb8a44d4f159beb7b79Fri, 27 May 2016 20:58:06 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A ruling by the military judge presiding over the Sept. 11 war crimes case at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has drawn a response from the most senior officials at the Pentagon.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df2ab31822bb4eb8a44d4f159beb7b79