FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 May 2015 14:23:11 -0700Fashion's greatest hits, misses on the Cannes red carpet, France (AP) — Cannes' red carpet can be as kind as it is cruel when it comes to fashion.By THOMAS ADAMSONiGeneral newsCelebrityCannes Film FestivalCoutureMoviesEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFashion designEventsFashionBeauty and fashionLifestylePersonal careFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 20:23:20 GMTUS Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide, his office says, Miss. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran — the Mississippi Republican whose 2014 primary campaign drew national attention over an aspiring blogger's photos of his bedridden wife — has married his longtime aide, his office said Monday.By JEFF AMYaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsConspiracyLegal proceedingsCrimeMarriageLaw and orderFamily issuesSocial affairsMississippiHattiesburgUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 18:48:25 GMTObama pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsObituariesHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleUnited StatesIraqAfghanistanVirginiaNorth AmericaMiddle EastCentral AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 20:08:06 GMTCharter nears deal for Time Warner Cable Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, two people familiar with the negotiations.By TALI ARBELhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politics, 25 May 2015 21:02:29 GMTMexico officials stand by account of deadly ranch shootout, Mexico (AP) — Mexican officials stood by their account Monday of a shootout that killed 42 suspected criminals and one federal police officer last week, dismissing questions raised about the lopsided death toll.By E. EDUARDO CASTILLOiGeneral newsWar and unrestCrimeMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 19:43:51 GMTJeb Bush to get own home at family compound in Kennebunkport, Maine (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is getting a house of his own at the family compound on the coast of Maine where generations of Bushes have spent summers.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 18:52:32 GMTFlores, Colon lead Mets over Phillies 6-3 YORK (AP) — Wilmer Flores hit a tiebreaking three-run homer off Justin De Fratus in the sixth inning to help Bartolo Colon win a day after the pitcher's 42nd birthday, and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Monday to stop a three-game losing streak.By RONALD BLUMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityNew YorkPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 25 May 2015 20:27:17 GMTThe Latest: 5 seeded players bowing out at French Open (AP) — ___By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsEventsFranceParisSpainWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 19:17:38 GMTAfghan official: 19 police, 7 soldiers dead in ongoing siege, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban gunmen have surrounded a police compound in the volatile southern province of Helmand after killing 19 policemen and seven soldiers in an ongoing siege, a senior police officer said on Monday from inside the compound.By MIRWAIS KHANiGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestGuerrilla warfareWar casualtiesTerrorismAfghanistanKandaharCentral AsiaAsiaMiddle East, 25 May 2015 19:06:43 GMTLatest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman, Maine (AP) — After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in the waters of Georges Bank and learns the name of the fishing boat — and maybe even sees a picture of the smiling, rain-slickened fisherman who reeled it in. Welcome to the future of buying New England seafood.By PATRICK WHITTLEhtBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsTechnologyLifestyleAgriculture and food technologyFood trendsIndustrial technologyAgricultureIndustriesMainePortlandUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 19:00:52 GMTNFL player Ray McDonald arrested in domestic violence case CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Police say Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald assaulted a woman who was holding a baby and was arrested for domestic violence in Northern California.aGeneral newsSportsCelebrityCrimeArrestsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentViolent crimeProfessional footballFootballWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAnimal healthHealthLaw and orderViolenceCrimes against childrenSocial issuesSocial affairsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:26:10 GMTEgyptian woman arrested over racy music video (AP) — Egyptian authorities have arrested a woman who danced in a racy music video that went viral on the internet and referred her to misdemeanor court for "inciting debauchery."iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentArrestsLaw and orderCrimeEgyptNorth AfricaMiddle EastAfrica, 25 May 2015 19:56:55 GMTBurkina Faso exhumes graves for answers about Sankara death, Burkina Faso (AP) — Nearly 30 years after President Thomas Sankara was killed in a coup as he strived to make his West African country an egalitarian one, his purported grave is being dug up to answer lingering questions about his death.By BRAHIMA OUEDRAOGOiGeneral newsBurkina FasoOuagadougouWest AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 19:45:04 GMTRoark, Ramos lead Nationals past Cubs 2-1 (AP) — Wilson Ramos hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth, Tanner Roark pitched five effective innings and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Monday.By MATT CARLSONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 21:14:58 GMTReal Madrid fires coach Ancelotti after disappointing season (AP) — Real Madrid fired coach Carlo Ancelotti on Monday as the Spanish club again showed it won't tolerate a season without a major trophy.By HAROLD HECKLEsSportsMen's soccerSoccerMen's sportsProfessional soccerSpainMadridWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 20:48:51 GMTCops: Man fires BB gun at 11-year-old, said boy shot his son, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man shot an 11-year-old boy in the chest with a BB gun on a playground because he said the boy had previously shot his own young son with the same kind of weapon, authorities said Monday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeMcKeesportPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:52:06 GMTThousands flock to mass funeral for Saudi attack victims, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Tens of thousands of mourners poured into the streets of eastern Saudi Arabia on Monday to attend a mass funeral for victims of last week's suicide bombing attack at a Shiite mosque that was claimed by the Islamic State group, attendees said.By ADAM SCHRECKiGeneral newsReligious strifeFunerals and memorial servicesAccidents and disastersReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesSaudi ArabiaDubaiMiddle EastBahrainUnited Arab Emirates, 25 May 2015 19:20:18 GMTTwister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.By SETH ROBBINS and MARK STEVENSONiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsDisaster planning and responseTornadoesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersStormsMissing personsMunicipal governmentsTreesLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsPlantsTexasMexicoSan MarcosDel RioOklahomaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 19:53:20 GMTThe Latest: Death toll from Mexico twister climbs to 13 p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsTornadoesStormsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMissing personsAccidentsTransportationTexasMexicoDel RioSan MarcosCorpus ChristiHoustonSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 19:00:53 GMTLong road back: Rangers' Josh Hamilton makes season debut (AP) — Back on a big league field, Josh Hamilton struck out on four pitches in the first inning Monday.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTexasClevelandUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhio, 25 May 2015 20:29:58 GMTMontoya gives IndyCar the Indianapolis 500 it needed (AP) — Extra! Extra! Juan Pablo Montoya still had to pay $2 to read all about it.By JENNA FRYERsSportsAutomobile racingMen's sportsAthlete injuriesIndyCarIndianapolis 500Formula OneNASCARAthlete healthEventsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:58:01 GMTVenus Williams ousted from French Open by Sloane Stephens (AP) — A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsTennisEventsMen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 20:41:38 GMTBears release Ray McDonald after arrest in California FRANCISCO (AP) — The Chicago Bears have released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from him assaulting a woman who was holding a baby.By KRISTIN J. BENDER and ANDREW SELIGMANaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsCelebrityCrimeArrestsViolent crimeSports businessEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAnimal healthHealthNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationLaw and orderCaliforniaSan FranciscoSan JoseUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 21:11:12 GMTSharapova, Berdych advance at French Open (AP) — Maria Sharapova was unfazed by the boos she heard when leaving the center court of Roland Garros on Monday without treating the crowd to a post-match interview. After all, she had good reasons to rush to the locker room.By SAMUEL PETREQUINsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 18:57:34 GMTReal Madrid fires coach Carlo Ancelotti (AP) — Real Madrid fired coach Carlo Ancelotti on Monday, one season after he led the club to its 10th European Cup title.By HAROLD HECKLEsSportsMen's soccerSoccerMen's sportsProfessional soccerSpainMadridWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 19:24:35 GMTBiden reassures Iraqi prime minister of US support (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq's government on Monday of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi with thanks for "the enormous sacrifice and bravery of Iraqi forces" one day after Defense Secretary Ash Carter questioned the Iraqi military commitment.By KEVIN FREKING and SAMEER N. YACOUBwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReligious strifeMilitant groupsWar and unrestMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseIraqUnited StatesIranBaghdadMiddle EastNorth America, 25 May 2015 19:49:43 GMTHundreds of taxi drivers march in Mexico against Uber CITY (AP) — Hundreds of taxi drivers marched through Mexico City Monday chanting "Uber Out!" and demanding city authorities ban the online ride service.iBusinessGeneral newsMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 20:27:44 GMTFrance's Alexander Levy among 16 to qualify for US Open, England (AP) — Alexander Levy of France had rounds of 66-67 to earn one of 11 spots in the U.S. Open from the sectional qualifier Monday in England.sSportsU.S. Open Men's Golf ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfEventsFranceEnglandWestern EuropeEuropeUnited Kingdom, 25 May 2015 20:01:25 GMTEmmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell together again for new album YORK (AP) — Even though the server got his order wrong, Rodney Crowell waits patiently for his egg-white omelet. He chats with Emmylou Harris as she picks at her grapefruit, revealing his easygoing nature and their comfort with each other.By JOHN CARUCCIeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 19:40:51 GMTAnonymous threats against airliners prompt plane searches YORK (AP) — Anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners, possibly from the same source, caused a scare on Monday involving four international flights at airports in New York and New Jersey.aBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesNew York CityUnited StatesNew YorkNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:13:07 GMTJamie Loeb of North Carolina is NCAA tennis champ, Texas (AP) — Jamie Loeb became North Carolina's first NCAA singles tennis champion, beating second-seeded Carol Zhao of Stanford 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 on Monday. The match was switched to an indoor venue in the second set because of rain and lightning.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsCollege sportsWacoNorth CarolinaTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:22:17 GMTVirginia's Ryan Shane wins NCAA tennis title, Texas (AP) — Virginia's Ryan Shane won the NCAA men's singles title Monday, rallying past Wake Forest freshman Noah Rubin 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-1.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisCollege sportsVirginiaWacoTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:12:25 GMTRussia plans to use prison labor for 2018 World Cup (AP) — Russian authorities want to use prison labor to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup.By JAMES ELLINGWORTHiGeneral newsSports2018 FIFA World Cup2022 FIFA World CupMen's soccerInternational soccerProfessional soccerFIFA World CupSoccerEventsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLabor issuesMen's sportsRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 20:51:45 GMTReds lost 9th straight, Arenado leads Rockies to 5-4 win (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds lost their ninth straight game Monday as Nolan Arenado homered, had three hits and drove in the tiebreaking run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning off Aroldis Chapman that gave the Colorado Rockies a 5-4 victory.By JOE KAYsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsHamiltonCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:22:17 GMTBusinesses quietly switch to dollar in socialist Venezuela, Venezuela (AP) — It's still possible to buy a gleaming Ford truck in Venezuela, rent a chic apartment in Caracas, and snag an American Airlines flight to Miami. Just not in the country's official currency.By HANNAH DREIERiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyLabor negotiationsGovernment and politicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesPricesLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsPersonnelVenezuelaUnited StatesCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 25 May 2015 18:38:56 GMTFatal cherry picker accident occurred during demonstration, N.M. (AP) — A cherry picker accident that left a man and a boy dead and injured three other children happened as the man was giving the neighborhood kids a demonstration of the elevated lift, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersAlbuquerqueNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:52:39 GMTGardner, Yankees rough up Guthrie, Royals 14-1 YORK (AP) — Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees quickly erased the memory of a lost weekend, romping past the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 14-1 Monday to end a six-game skid.By HOWIE RUMBERGsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:44:16 GMTThe Latest on weather: Governor calls damage 'devastating' p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsNatural disastersTornadoesStormsAccidents and disastersMissing personsState governmentsAccidentsTransportationGovernment and politicsTexasDel RioSan MarcosMexicoCorpus ChristiHoustonSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 20:19:22 GMTOrioles beat Astros 4-3, hand Keuchel 1st loss (AP) — Caleb Joseph and Steve Pearce hit two-run homers off Dallas Keuchel, and the Baltimore Orioles dealt the left-hander his first loss in a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday.By DAVID GINSBURGsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSports businessAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsBaltimoreTexasHoustonMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:08:56 GMTPolice: 3 kids injured when waterspout uproots bounce house (AP) — A waterspout uprooted an inflatable bounce house with three children inside it on a South Florida beach Monday, sending it flying above palm trees, across a parking lot and over four lanes of traffic, police said.By JENNIFER KAYaGeneral newsNatural disastersTornadoesWeatherAccidents and disastersMiamiFloridaFort LauderdaleUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:02:01 GMTAgent: 'Lawrence of Arabia' star Omar Sharif has Alzheimer's ANGELES (AP) — Legendary "Lawrence of Arabia" actor Omar Sharif is battling Alzheimer's disease, his agent Steve Kenis confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityNeurological disordersDiseases and conditionsHealthSeniors' healthEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 19:43:26 GMTNolasco, Plouffe help Twins stay hot in 7-2 win over Red Sox (AP) — Ricky Nolasco struck out five in 7 2-3 innings and Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer to lead the surging Minnesota Twins to a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthRochesterMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 21:11:42 GMT176 people arrested during Indy 500 weekend, down from 2014 (AP) — Authorities say 176 people were arrested at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway over race weekend, mostly for alcohol-related infractions, marking a 17 percent drop from a year ago.aGeneral newsSportsArrestsIndianapolis 500Law and orderCrimeEventsIndyCarAutomobile racingIndianaIndianapolisUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 19:39:21 GMTUCLA is No. 1 seed for 1st time in NCAA baseball tournament, Neb. (AP) — UCLA's dominance in the Pac-12 this spring impressed the Division I Baseball Committee so much that the Bruins on Monday were awarded their first No. 1 national seed for the NCAA tournament.By ERIC OLSONsSportsCollege sportsCollege baseballBaseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaOmahaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNebraska, 25 May 2015 18:52:12 GMTLeBron, Cavaliers limping their way toward NBA Finals, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James says he won't allow his sore body to slow his drive toward another NBA Finals.By TOM WITHERSsSportsNBA FinalsMen's sportsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 19:51:12 GMTWoman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest, Wash. (AP) — The woman who had been hanging off the anchor chain of a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean ended her dayslong protest north of Seattle on Monday morning.aBusinessGeneral newsScienceProtests and demonstrationsPolitical activismPolitical and civil unrestEnergy industryIndustriesPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsArcticWashingtonBellinghamSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:13:21 GMTThe Latest: Venus snubs media after French Open loss (AP) — 9:40 p.m.By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsMediaEventsFranceParisSpainWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 19:51:52 GMT2 B.B. King daughters allege 2 closest aides poisoned him VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days are accusing King's two closest aides of poisoning him.By KEN RITTERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentObituariesPoisoningDiseases and conditionsHealthLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:59:06 GMTUN chief wants more options for refugees, recalls lost home (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appealed to the world to find new ways to provide shelter to refugees. People like him.iGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsIrelandWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 19:53:42 GMTThe Latest on weather: 12 missing people from 2 families p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsNatural disastersTornadoesStormsAccidents and disastersMissing personsState governmentsAccidentsTransportationGovernment and politicsTexasSan MarcosDel RioCorpus ChristiMexicoHoustonSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 21:04:56 GMT