FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 05 May 2015 04:59:37 -0700Burundi court validates president's third term bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0f8a9dd48fc48fe8228f5105eb32064BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's Constitutional Court on Tuesday validated the president's controversial bid for a third term but the deputy president of the court, who fled to Rwanda ahead of the ruling, called it unconstitutional.By JEROME DELAYiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsConstitutionsNational electionsElectionsRwandaBurundiBujumburaEast AfricaCentral AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0f8a9dd48fc48fe8228f5105eb32064Tue, 05 May 2015 11:29:31 GMTOhio woman gets 18 months in 100-year-old mother's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daa4f21fa2214597947f75a74a06dab7BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — A 77-year-old Ohio woman has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after admitting she caused her 100-year-old mother's death by severe neglect.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderBellefontaineOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daa4f21fa2214597947f75a74a06dab7Tue, 05 May 2015 11:58:18 GMTGerman train drivers start five-day strike in wage disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d8403ba25c34423b404679c963e3883BERLIN (AP) — German train drivers started a five-day strike Tuesday, their longest walkout yet in an increasingly bitter dispute with the country's main railway operator.iBusinessGeneral newsLabor negotiationsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesPersonnelGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d8403ba25c34423b404679c963e3883Tue, 05 May 2015 10:50:17 GMTAccused Texas gunman was former target of FBI terror probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93eeee6801244efc949cfaebda029a6dWASHINGTON (AP) — The target of a federal terror investigation was one of two suspects in a shooting at a Texas cartoon contest featuring images of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad, and the Islamic State group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attack.By EILEEN SULLIVAN, ERIC TUCKER and RYAN VAN VELZERwGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeWar and unrestLaw and orderViolent crimeTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93eeee6801244efc949cfaebda029a6dTue, 05 May 2015 12:03:45 GMTCops: Student spit and put window cleaner in roommates' foodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c44471ba1d647698b50805671da0932COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Police say a University of South Carolina student has been arrested after her roommates set up a camera and caught her spitting and putting window cleaner in their food.aGeneral newsCrimeColumbiaSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c44471ba1d647698b50805671da0932Tue, 05 May 2015 11:45:49 GMTEU raises eurozone forecast despite bleaker Greek outlookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21aead4e02fe49809fc6178283032784BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has nudged up its forecast for economic growth across the 19-country eurozone despite a much gloomier outlook for Greece, which is struggling to get its hands on vital bailout cash it needs to pay off debts.By PAN PYLAS and RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic outlookEconomyEconomic policyRecessions and depressionsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyEuropeGreeceWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21aead4e02fe49809fc6178283032784Tue, 05 May 2015 12:02:30 GMTSave the Children: Dozens feared dead in migrant tragedyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa89d12ebc4b46eabf546a6e85dfe243ROME (AP) — The Save the Children aid group reported another Mediterranean migrant tragedy Tuesday, with survivors saying "dozens" of their fellow passengers fell out of their rubber boat and likely drowned as a rescue vessel neared.By NICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationItalySicilyEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa89d12ebc4b46eabf546a6e85dfe243Tue, 05 May 2015 10:53:46 GMTTurkey investigates reports over ruined ancient mosaicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6569fc0648924bedb93db9043194a744ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An official says Turkey's Culture Ministry has launched an inquiry following reports that priceless ancient mosaics had been ruined while being restored and moved to a new museum in southern Turkey.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6569fc0648924bedb93db9043194a744Tue, 05 May 2015 11:04:25 GMTHSBC first quarter pretax profits up 4 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32ee0924a4134f069dce31f142efab4cLONDON (AP) — HSBC, Europe's biggest bank, says pretax profits were up 4 percent to $7.1 billion in the first quarter from a year earlier, even as it beat back increasing regulatory costs.fBusinessIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32ee0924a4134f069dce31f142efab4cTue, 05 May 2015 09:31:37 GMTAttorney General Lynch to visit Baltimore after police deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5db581e7ec6c48b4a98431903780cd1bBALTIMORE (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other Department of Justice leaders are visiting Baltimore.aGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5db581e7ec6c48b4a98431903780cd1bTue, 05 May 2015 11:37:40 GMTReport: 'Legal firewall' shields Chinese firms from lawsuitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a78feb79389a4489a9ae8eb53bd00050WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese companies are shielding themselves from lawsuits in America, denying U.S. businesses and investors their day in court, a report from a federal watchdog says.By PAUL WISEMANwBusinessGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsEmbassiesLegal proceedingsLegislatureCorporate newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsLaw and orderIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsChinaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a78feb79389a4489a9ae8eb53bd00050Tue, 05 May 2015 12:02:14 GMTNepali police dig bodies from village and trekking routehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad714cdbc8f24d0cb5baf0df4f3d0d12KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers were digging Tuesday through thousands of tons of earth from a quake-triggered mudslide in Nepal that wiped out an entire village along a popular Himalayan trekking route and killed at least 60 people.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad714cdbc8f24d0cb5baf0df4f3d0d12Tue, 05 May 2015 11:35:53 GMTChina stocks fall on IPO wave, Australia flat after rate cuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/203151525be749b5bd7460b43bed132fHONG KONG (AP) — Chinese stocks plunged Tuesday as the start of an IPO wave cooled investor sentiment and Australian shares were flat after the central bank cut interest rates to a record low to stimulate the limping economy. Other global benchmarks were mixed with two major Asian markets closed.By KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyCorporate stockCorporate newsStock marketsCommodity marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesHong KongChinaAustraliaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/203151525be749b5bd7460b43bed132fTue, 05 May 2015 09:04:26 GMTRemote home of leprosy patients could open door widerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfb9ea25a645430595262c91b898203cHONOLULU (AP) — A remote peninsula that has been the home of leprosy patients since the 19th century could be opened more fully to the public as the last remaining residents near the end of their lives.By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsHealthTravelLifestyleHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfb9ea25a645430595262c91b898203cTue, 05 May 2015 11:58:13 GMTNATO to briefly move command HQ to Romania from Napleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b76f1d7471884867bbda608b8f448401BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A top NATO commander says the alliance will briefly move an allied joint force command headquarters to Romania as NATO continues to hone its ability to react to Russia's moves in Ukraine and other security challenges.By ALISON MUTLERiGeneral newsRomaniaBucharestItalyNaplesEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b76f1d7471884867bbda608b8f448401Tue, 05 May 2015 10:47:57 GMTLebanese held hostage by Syria militants appear in videohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72f99bec522d4cd4a73af72250cd86feBEIRUT (AP) — Seven Lebanese troops held hostage by al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate have appeared in a video posted online.htGeneral newsHostage situationsOnline videoOnline mediaMediaEntertainment and media technologyTechnologySyriaLebanonMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72f99bec522d4cd4a73af72250cd86feTue, 05 May 2015 10:12:56 GMTThailand's 87-year-old king makes rare public appearancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b2f077490af42be957cc9d6058236e1BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej made a rare public appearance Tuesday to mark the 65th anniversary of his coronation.By JOCELYN GECKERiGeneral newsThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b2f077490af42be957cc9d6058236e1Tue, 05 May 2015 10:18:46 GMTIS claims responsibility for Texas cartoon attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10b0575b7de7429f859cce752a8ce1d7CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a weekend attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, that was exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad — though it offered no evidence of a direct link to the attackers.By MAAMOUN YOUSSEFiGeneral newsWar and unrestTerrorismViolent crimeCrimeTexasDallasSyriaCanadaMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10b0575b7de7429f859cce752a8ce1d7Tue, 05 May 2015 11:17:18 GMT10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8edfa8e0abf54d87b39d42ead240d59fYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:By The Associated PressaGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8edfa8e0abf54d87b39d42ead240d59fTue, 05 May 2015 11:11:47 GMTKerry visits Somalia; 1st such trip for a secretary of statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a4e83c45f2f4cb0b4c1bda62d495a0eMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced trip to Somalia Tuesday in a show of solidarity with a government trying to defeat al-Qaida-allied militants and end decades of war in the African country. He is the first top U.S. diplomat ever to visit Somalia.By BRADLEY KLAPPER and ANDREW HARNIKiGovernment and politicsPolitical refugeesDiplomacyEmbassiesMilitant groupsTerrorismGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsInternational relationsWar and unrestSomaliaAfricaKenyaMogadishuEast AfricaUnited StatesYemenNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a4e83c45f2f4cb0b4c1bda62d495a0eTue, 05 May 2015 11:59:55 GMTClinton to call for 'full and equal path to citizenship'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4a19871773c4b5ebf9e30cf3f802008LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton intends to draw an early distinction with Republicans on illegal immigration, pointing to a pathway to citizenship as an essential part of any overhaul in Congress.By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsImmigration policyRace and ethnicityHispanics2016 United States Presidential ElectionImmigrationBorder securityLegislatureNational electionsElectionsGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNevadaLas VegasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4a19871773c4b5ebf9e30cf3f802008Tue, 05 May 2015 12:04:24 GMTVW CEO vows progress on costs after leadership strugglehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2aeb19c2698441498bfa55ecd3c943c7FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen's CEO said the company is tackling its problems in the wake of a leadership struggle and promised progress on lowering costs and raising profitability.By DAVID McHUGHfBusinessCorporate managementConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCorporate newsPersonnelFinancial performanceGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2aeb19c2698441498bfa55ecd3c943c7Tue, 05 May 2015 10:26:06 GMTThai police find new trafficker camps; crackdown intensifieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8adc9f8ad01048a9844e4ad557ef1145PADANG BESAR, Thailand (AP) — Police found two more camps Tuesday believed to have held human trafficking victims in southern Thailand — one recently abandoned and the other containing a buried skeleton — days after the grim discovery of 26 bodies at a separate location exposed a thriving human smuggling network in the country.By THANYARAT DOKSONEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSmugglingCrimeThailandMyanmarSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8adc9f8ad01048a9844e4ad557ef1145Tue, 05 May 2015 11:03:28 GMTJindal book on lessons of history coming in Octoberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e542947a9dd64ef3a19d4782bf06e509NEW YORK (AP) — Bobby Jindal, the Louisiana governor and possible Republican presidential candidate, has a book coming out in October.eArts and entertainment2016 United States Presidential ElectionBooks and literatureUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsEntertainmentLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e542947a9dd64ef3a19d4782bf06e509Tue, 05 May 2015 12:02:43 GMTChina to lift price controls on most drugs starting June 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aecea16714c146e3b3d88f1715e52ff5BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators will lift price controls on most pharmaceutical drugs starting June 1 in hopes that the market-driven pricing system will keep medical costs in check, the National Development and Reform Commission announced Tuesday.iBusinessGeneral newsHealthHealth care costsHealth issuesChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aecea16714c146e3b3d88f1715e52ff5Tue, 05 May 2015 10:22:58 GMTGreek police: body of murdered 4-year-old can never be foundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39aa0e0a19934fe8aecc5104478e49a1ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police said Tuesday the body of a 4-year-old Bulgarian girl believed to have been killed by her father will likely never be found due to the gruesome way in which her killer disposed of her remains.iGeneral newsMissing personsCrimeViolent crimeGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39aa0e0a19934fe8aecc5104478e49a1Tue, 05 May 2015 11:09:48 GMTThai police find new trafficker camp, crackdown intensifieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1d518d780d14cd5860b712d37621292PADANG BESAR, Thailand (AP) — Police have found a recently abandoned camp on a forested hillside in southern Thailand believed to have held human trafficking victims, days after the grim discovery of 26 bodies at a separate location exposed a thriving human smuggling network.iGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeThailandSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1d518d780d14cd5860b712d37621292Tue, 05 May 2015 09:04:01 GMTStocks cautious after plunge in Chinese markethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd8ec0c4de114dc58095de13f908004eLONDON (AP) — Stock markets were subdued on Tuesday after Chinese stocks plunged as the start of an IPO wave cooled investor sentiment.The Associated PressiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsEconomic outlookFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyStock marketsCorporate stockCorporate newsUnited KingdomChinaEuropeAustraliaEast AsiaWestern EuropeGreater ChinaAsiaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd8ec0c4de114dc58095de13f908004eTue, 05 May 2015 11:38:41 GMTIraq sends troops to key refinery amid heavy clashes with IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d6df7be20c942eb92f560bac53dadf1BAGHDAD (AP) — Reinforcements are being rushed to the key Beiji refinery in northern Iraq amid heavy fighting with Islamic State militants who have been trying to capture the facility for months, Iraqi officials said Tuesday.By SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsTroop deploymentsMilitant groupsWar and unrestBombingsImprovised explosivesGovernment and politicsIraqBaghdadMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d6df7be20c942eb92f560bac53dadf1Tue, 05 May 2015 10:41:01 GMTMelissa Rivers lauds and laughs in 'The Book of Joan'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/790d407138364791807df5342289325f"The Book of Joan" (Crown), by Melissa RiversBy BROOKE LEFFERTSeArts and entertainmentCelebrityBooks and literatureEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/790d407138364791807df5342289325fTue, 05 May 2015 09:55:13 GMTUN envoy: Cyprus leaders ready to restart peace talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecd757a97c3148f09e30841da0b235eaNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A United Nations envoy says Cyprus' rival Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders will decide on the exact date when stalled talks aimed at reunifying the war-divided island nation will resume after they hold their first meeting next week.iGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsCyprusTurkeyGreeceWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecd757a97c3148f09e30841da0b235eaTue, 05 May 2015 11:29:24 GMTThailand's 87-year-old king makes rare appearancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d43bf5d51fe4266b270bd9a48a3e8c8BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej made a rare public appearance Tuesday to mark the 65th anniversary of his coronation.iGeneral newsThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d43bf5d51fe4266b270bd9a48a3e8c8Tue, 05 May 2015 09:06:02 GMTCalif. seeks court stay of inmate's sex reassignment surgeryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/446cedca654a495e81cea06387128907SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials asked an appellate court on Monday to intervene to stay a lower court's order that the state immediately provide a transgender prison inmate with sex reassignment surgery.By DON THOMPSONaGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryCorrectional systemsLaw and orderCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/446cedca654a495e81cea06387128907Tue, 05 May 2015 09:52:29 GMTEU raises eurozone prediction despite bleaker Greek outlookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/888f14fed8c54375bfbbf936d1e64530BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has raised its forecast for economic growth across the 19-country eurozone despite a much gloomier outlook for Greece.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic outlookEconomyEuropeGreeceWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/888f14fed8c54375bfbbf936d1e64530Tue, 05 May 2015 09:01:17 GMTEx-IRA man linked to 2005 slaying shot to death in Belfasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad23c0c8c15c4c7689111c0d4046fddbDUBLIN (AP) — A central Irish Republican Army figure in one of the outlawed group's most notorious killings has been shot to death in Belfast, residents and police said Tuesday.By SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsCrimeWar and unrestViolent crimeBelfastNorthern IrelandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeIrelandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad23c0c8c15c4c7689111c0d4046fddbTue, 05 May 2015 11:32:25 GMTMariah Carey to perform on Billboard stage after 17 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/010fcce29f664869856d8001421de816LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mariah Carey is set to perform on the Billboard Music Awards for the first time in 17 years, but the pop superstar is keeping mum on what song she she'll sing.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentBillboard Music AwardsCelebrityEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/010fcce29f664869856d8001421de816Tue, 05 May 2015 10:48:45 GMTMan shot to death in IRA power base in Belfasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d167f0c60991491d9e28091eb0f879c0BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland police say a man has been shot to death in a Belfast neighborhood that long has been a power base for the outlawed Irish Republican Army.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeBelfastNorthern IrelandIrelandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d167f0c60991491d9e28091eb0f879c0Tue, 05 May 2015 10:09:28 GMTChina warns teacher who let student hold parasol for herhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/399b6e96d01b419cbae12ba995fa72f9BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese grade school teacher was admonished Tuesday for letting a student hold a parasol for her on a school outing after photos of the incident drew overwhelming criticism on social media.iGeneral newsOdditiesEducationSocial affairsChinaShanghaiGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/399b6e96d01b419cbae12ba995fa72f9Tue, 05 May 2015 11:31:35 GMTFamily of driver killed in train-car collision plans to suehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abee096ecf8741c0a3a351542c2c1bd4VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — The family of the SUV driver involved in a deadly collision with a Metro-North commuter train plans to sue the railroad.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLegal proceedingsLaw and orderWhite PlainsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abee096ecf8741c0a3a351542c2c1bd4Tue, 05 May 2015 10:40:59 GMTClinton to discuss immigration reform in Nevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ad2005500e4afdb17fb7843889f884LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton intends to draw an early distinction with Republicans on immigration reform, pointing to a pathway to citizenship as an essential part of any overhaul in Congress.By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsImmigration policyRace and ethnicityHispanics2016 United States Presidential ElectionImmigrationBorder securityLegislatureNational electionsElectionsGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNevadaLas VegasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ad2005500e4afdb17fb7843889f884Tue, 05 May 2015 10:02:24 GMTSave the Children aid group reports dozens of migrants dead in new rescue tragedyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80ec0fd52fa447d9964d02afba025598ROME (AP) — Save the Children aid group reports dozens of migrants dead in new rescue tragedy.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsItalyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80ec0fd52fa447d9964d02afba025598Tue, 05 May 2015 10:06:46 GMTLawyers to make final arguments in Cleveland officer's trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faf9ba60b9e949dab60ebe227fa4a15cCLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to make their closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of a Cleveland patrolman charged in the deaths of two unarmed people in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.By MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faf9ba60b9e949dab60ebe227fa4a15cTue, 05 May 2015 10:54:43 GMTJordan hosts 18-country military drill amid wars, tensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72698fe8c1c549b8a20166dcef939879AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan has kicked off a two-week military exercise with some 10,000 participants from 18 countries, many members of a U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State group, which controls much of neighboring Iraq and Syria.iGeneral newsWar and unrestJordanAmmanMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72698fe8c1c549b8a20166dcef939879Tue, 05 May 2015 10:35:54 GMTStart your engines: UK election hopefuls burn rubberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91fd44091e67437cb190cc052834e620LONDON (AP) — Britain's candidates are campaigning from Cornwall in southwestern England to the far northern reaches of Scotland in search of votes with the general election just two days away.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91fd44091e67437cb190cc052834e620Tue, 05 May 2015 09:21:11 GMTAfghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium outputhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b396f238a41143c88ad6f0c4cdf63976ZHARI, Afghanistan (AP) — It's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan — the country's intractable opium cultivation. This year, many Afghan poppy farmers are expecting a windfall as they get ready to harvest opium from a new variety of poppy seeds said to boost yield of the resin that produces heroin.By MIRWAIS KHAN and LYNNE O'DONNELLiBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleDrug-related crimeAgricultureFlowersDrug addictionGovernment and politicsIndustriesCrimePlantsDiseases and conditionsHealthHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsAfghanistanKandaharKabulCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b396f238a41143c88ad6f0c4cdf63976Tue, 05 May 2015 11:09:19 GMTFrench far-right party founder urges daughter to change namehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03702931b1b34e919c9bfb7cf8a09f1bPARIS (AP) — The founder of France's far-right National Front, Jean-Marie Le Pen, has decried the decision to suspend his membership in the party and the attempts to take away his title of honorary president for life.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03702931b1b34e919c9bfb7cf8a09f1bTue, 05 May 2015 11:14:57 GMTVolkswagen won't rush choice of new board chairhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94a16416eef44406ac0af6a9a11341adFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The acting chairman of Volkswagen AG says the company won't rush its choice of a new chair after the resignation of company patriarch Ferdinand Piech.fBusinessCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94a16416eef44406ac0af6a9a11341adTue, 05 May 2015 09:13:01 GMTDog rescued after being found impaled, dangling from treehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/269b6239c6d2499e9fa81e33fa4a9edbWADMALAW ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A dog has been rescued after he was found impaled on a tree limb and dangling 15 feet in the air in a South Carolina marsh.aGeneral newsDogsMammalsAnimalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/269b6239c6d2499e9fa81e33fa4a9edbTue, 05 May 2015 09:01:38 GMTEnvironmentalists sue over theme park's solar farm planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dafde0a194fa407e844ff1cc04a484f5JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — Environmental groups have filed suit over a New Jersey theme park's plans to cut nearly 19,000 trees to build a 90-acre solar farm.aBusinessGeneral newsAgriculture and the environmentAmusement and theme parksEnvironmental activismLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEnvironmentEnvironment and natureRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dafde0a194fa407e844ff1cc04a484f5Tue, 05 May 2015 11:42:31 GMTClimbers leave Everest after Sherpas refuse to rebuild routehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4adfc9cd02d74574bd4c6611bf5279f8KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Climbers who stayed in villages close to the Everest base camp are packing their gear and leaving the mountain because Sherpa guides have refused to rebuild a climbing route destroyed by the earthquake-triggered avalanche, mountaineering officials said Tuesday.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeProperty damageNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMountainsEventsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnvironment and natureNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4adfc9cd02d74574bd4c6611bf5279f8Tue, 05 May 2015 09:00:16 GMT