FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 04 May 2016 21:51:57 -07:00Castro homers, drives in 4 to help Astros rout Twins 16-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e231883b1ad84722a14283194422a83eThu, 05 May 2016 03:54:21 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Jason Castro homered and drove in four runs, and Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa both homered and knocked in three as the Houston Astros won consecutive games for the first time this season with a 16-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e231883b1ad84722a14283194422a83eStanton homers, Marlins hold on for 4-3 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d255d4f69233456c8a29d9963763d5e3Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d255d4f69233456c8a29d9963763d5e3Questions: Did Prince's call for help get right response?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3b3b5af0d544e60843385aeac025968Thu, 05 May 2016 00:53:05 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3b3b5af0d544e60843385aeac025968Obama urges Asian-Americans to stand up to bigotryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1efdffc8d604dd0b3e9d2f25215a624Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1efdffc8d604dd0b3e9d2f25215a6243 for all: Cavaliers make record 25 3-pointers, rout Hawkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08fd3634bff6439d8e52ee684b9e36afThu, 05 May 2016 04:48:18 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Your shot, Warriors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08fd3634bff6439d8e52ee684b9e36afEx-Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46749386eef8491b9e906d09f6f5dc62Thu, 05 May 2016 02:56:12 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46749386eef8491b9e906d09f6f5dc62Judge: Plan for restoring Northwest salmon runs not enoughhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04cf0d77aa7145f99c94fa3e604e7562Thu, 05 May 2016 01:19:14 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A massive habitat restoration effort by the U.S. government doesn't do nearly enough to improve Northwest salmon runs, a federal judge ruled Thursday, handing a major victory to conservationists, anglers and others who hope to someday see four dams on the Snake River breached to make way for the fish.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04cf0d77aa7145f99c94fa3e604e7562Ecuadoreans in US seek immigration help after quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db86b13ec1ed459da19a3277fca009feThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db86b13ec1ed459da19a3277fca009feChicago Teachers Union decides against taking strike votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71ecc000e67342599af927b8c01aac3aThu, 05 May 2016 01:21:19 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Teachers Union has decided against striking over the lack of a contract, for now.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71ecc000e67342599af927b8c01aac3aAsian stocks follow Wall Street lower after uneven US datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57f7964234d145ef82a99d71d62b41d8Thu, 05 May 2016 03:25:18 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stocks drifted lower in holiday-thinned trade after some uneven economic data sent investors into a holding pattern.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57f7964234d145ef82a99d71d62b41d8US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fcd6b12aa0f4fb89ca83cc57ec8556aThu, 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:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fcd6b12aa0f4fb89ca83cc57ec8556aPowerball jackpot increases to $415 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7732af0d8444f9b9887b119ce10b2dcThu, 05 May 2016 04:33:13 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has grown even larger.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7732af0d8444f9b9887b119ce10b2dcConsumer watchdog proposes ban on some arbitration clauseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/571680f6e4ec45cd9ffd2d52d4821b8dThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/571680f6e4ec45cd9ffd2d52d4821b8dAfter Hastert, Illinois weighs change to child sex abuse lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b3f4372b4a6468c8cfddbc1756d840dThu, 05 May 2016 01:22:48 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A state lawmaker and former prosecutor wants to eliminate the statute of limitations on child sex crimes in Illinois, a response to the hush-money case against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b3f4372b4a6468c8cfddbc1756d840dTotal of 42 Hanford workers evaluated for chemical exposurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46545ed784b84d18967cf11a7a024863Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46545ed784b84d18967cf11a7a024863Big Papi hits 509th HR to power Red Sox past White Sox 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a850d146745497f812c416e51dd33c4Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a850d146745497f812c416e51dd33c4Latest: House tries to rally votes for Detroit schools billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be6bc81fc0844269a380100434967c1fThu, 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):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be6bc81fc0844269a380100434967c1fDavid Ortiz hits 509th homer to power Red Sox past White Soxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cdfa7944eb9451bbcf38228a8336287Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cdfa7944eb9451bbcf38228a8336287Fired employee kills co-worker, self at Houston-area companyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bc8cef9d08b495a94398474857e35b8Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bc8cef9d08b495a94398474857e35b8Tampa Bay Rays hit 4 home runs and beat Dodgers 8-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e31fbee24cc4322bac56d5e190f22a2Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e31fbee24cc4322bac56d5e190f22a2Judge blocks child-care license for family detention centerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40057a1a06d347bf8d360ff4f82784a2Thu, 05 May 2016 01:05:21 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge has blocked a temporary residential child-care license for one of the nation's largest detention centers for families caught crossing the southern U.S. border illegally.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40057a1a06d347bf8d360ff4f82784a2Hornqvist scores in OT, Penguins beat Capitals 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87864ad79fa744a297f6c4ba253f9389Thu, 05 May 2016 03:57:18 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Patric Hornqvist beat Braden Holtby between the legs 2:31 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the second-round series.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87864ad79fa744a297f6c4ba253f9389Obama tells Flint residents, 'I've got your back'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96bfc035f9c84071bfa4d5f2bb73c5a1Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96bfc035f9c84071bfa4d5f2bb73c5a1Cowboys will re-create ring of honor at new headquartershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e483a77e73344b7b867711dc1aa93359Thu, 05 May 2016 01:03:48 GMTFRISCO, Texas (AP) — The new headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys will have a re-creation of the team's ring of honor that will include cleat prints of Roger Staubach and Drew Pearson 50 yards apart — the length of their famous touchdown play in a 1975 playoff game.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e483a77e73344b7b867711dc1aa93359California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33e80af17d8d4efba94913161685304aThu, 05 May 2016 00:45:36 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The governor of California on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33e80af17d8d4efba94913161685304aCavaliers set NBA playoff record for 3-pointershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1116ded3342842698a37e1ab1c5a460dThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1116ded3342842698a37e1ab1c5a460dToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/423815b495ae4b7f95af385107f7c352Thu, 05 May 2016 04:05:12 GMTToday is Thursday, May 5, the 126th day of 2016. There are 240 days left in the year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/423815b495ae4b7f95af385107f7c352Attorney: Prince arranged to meet addiction doctorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae5efec89959400eb923d80bd94df95dThu, 05 May 2016 01:15:41 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In his final weeks, Prince hid signs of trouble from his fans, stonewalling reports of an overdose that required an emergency plane landing and making a brief public appearance to reassure them. But privately, the superstar was in crisis, seeking help from a prominent addiction expert that ultimately came too late.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae5efec89959400eb923d80bd94df95dLEADING OFF: DeGrom looks for 4-0 start in San Diego starthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09c6f48f71d846c1961dff0e11a98672Thu, 05 May 2016 01:52:43 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors Thursday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09c6f48f71d846c1961dff0e11a98672Pot legalization backers kick off California campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/472a0cbb89ba4463ad2c3bc5d44faf34Thu, 05 May 2016 01:27:58 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A long-anticipated campaign to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state that produces more pot than any other commenced in California on Wednesday as supporters announced they have collected enough signatures to qualify a voter initiative for the November ballot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/472a0cbb89ba4463ad2c3bc5d44faf34Holliday gives Cardinals 5-4 win over Phillieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0873c2555bf497dbc50ba73b736155eThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0873c2555bf497dbc50ba73b736155eDoctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbb588755d844426b92f362effdc1782Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbb588755d844426b92f362effdc1782World Video Game Hall of Fame prepares to induct 2016 classhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59482b58ea7b4e50b7aa41d5eeddfc43Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59482b58ea7b4e50b7aa41d5eeddfc4310 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58a79c7c56c54612817adf2a836e7d77Thu, 05 May 2016 01:26:54 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58a79c7c56c54612817adf2a836e7d77Sabathia, Yankees beat Orioles 7-0 to end 6-game skidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5c0c0d16c854129b242ab411a27da23Thu, 05 May 2016 03:39:00 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — For a change, the New York Yankees did just about everything right.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5c0c0d16c854129b242ab411a27da23Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec17305312a0431c972c182045896021Thu, 05 May 2016 04:24:13 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec17305312a0431c972c182045896021Complaint details kidnapping death of girl on Navajo nationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5215531f50304d61866b3924b68561ffThu, 05 May 2016 01:12:33 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5215531f50304d61866b3924b68561ffKluber throws 5-hit shutout; Indians beat Tigers 4-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e86c75687da8422fb8a6675ca850ae64Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e86c75687da8422fb8a6675ca850ae64Detroit teachers ending 2-day sick-out, fighting legislationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc63e39619bc4730b722cb658debb32dThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc63e39619bc4730b722cb658debb32dAviation pioneer's upstate NY museum set to reopen soonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b3e697d563d413cbbac401fcb0c7b2eThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b3e697d563d413cbbac401fcb0c7b2eUS government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bff40f233774cdebc0ef9020a71f783Thu, 05 May 2016 00:43:31 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued and losing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bff40f233774cdebc0ef9020a71f783Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker roomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e07d251fc1486caec5b15904a92bceThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e07d251fc1486caec5b15904a92bceMartin delivers winning hit, Blue Jays beat Rangers 4-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81961b6ace144d619c16256e4b263664Thu, 05 May 2016 02:48:11 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Hits have been few and far between for Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin in 2016.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81961b6ace144d619c16256e4b263664Assistant: Former Republican Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, who was ousted in a wave of tea party-led anger in 2010, has diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a30c752a5d3c4862b4b207477042e782Thu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a30c752a5d3c4862b4b207477042e782Australia's Marc Leishman out of Rio Olympics considerationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/419ead7e973a4350b8c6043292e3bf8bThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/419ead7e973a4350b8c6043292e3bf8bCavaliers set NBA record with 18 3-pointers in halfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2569601e66814579813b3fe38d657fa4Thu, 05 May 2016 01:24:15 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have set an NBA record by making 18 3-pointers in the first half of Game 2 against Atlanta on Wednesday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2569601e66814579813b3fe38d657fa4Court to hear forced medication appeal in doctor murder casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbd8e1ec0dba4fe38d977fbc1ab76e4cThu, 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.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbd8e1ec0dba4fe38d977fbc1ab76e4cThe Latest: Doctor called to help Prince is pain specialisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f790789bd2d472cb7464cbd06e640c7Thu, 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):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f790789bd2d472cb7464cbd06e640c7US Judge: Clinton may be ordered to testify in records casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e47d4da039ad4499a4a4e131b9da4ca0Thu, 05 May 2016 01:04:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday he may order Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton to testify under oath about whether she used a private email server as secretary of state to evade public records disclosures.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e47d4da039ad4499a4a4e131b9da4ca0On Capitol Hill, GOP muted a day after Trump's ascensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a22758703cfc467f872038ec8be2a19eThu, 05 May 2016 01:05:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The reaction of congressional Republicans to Donald Trump's ascension ranged from subdued to silent on Wednesday, a day after the billionaire TV personality was all but anointed as the party's presidential nominee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a22758703cfc467f872038ec8be2a19e