FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 03 May 2015 20:43:29 -0700Airliner makes emergency landing at Vancouver airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92ba6ca0a90742e5bf8029d874f24fa9VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A U.S. passenger flight has made an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport.iBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBritish ColumbiaVancouverCanadaWashingtonSeattleNorth AmericaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92ba6ca0a90742e5bf8029d874f24fa9Mon, 04 May 2015 03:00:23 GMTSmylie Kaufman wins first Web.com Tour titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bba5e47714d4d3ba54735da044ba83dNEWBURGH, Ind. (AP) — Rookie Smylie Kaufman won the United Leasing Championship by five strokes Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bba5e47714d4d3ba54735da044ba83dMon, 04 May 2015 01:04:18 GMTDerby winner American Pharoah a go in Preaknesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/367d0ffbbfc6469aaf458e330de26a9eLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Lured by the promise of carrots, American Pharoah was led out of the barn to face a throng of cameras.By BETH HARRISaGeneral newsSportsKentucky DerbyPreakness StakesHorse racingEventsThoroughbred racingBaltimoreKentuckyMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/367d0ffbbfc6469aaf458e330de26a9eMon, 04 May 2015 01:15:47 GMTJames Taylor debuts song about Red Sox-Yankees at Fenwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2edc5c3e6e3c49b5bed39f4ba34a0407BOSTON (AP) — James Taylor inherited his love for the Boston Red Sox from his father and grandmother, and his newest song follows his fandom through three generations from the sale of Babe Ruth to the team's cathartic 2004 World Series title.By JIMMY GOLENaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSportsMusicEntertainmentBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsBostonNew York CityMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2edc5c3e6e3c49b5bed39f4ba34a0407Mon, 04 May 2015 02:56:53 GMTWarriors roll past Grizzlies 101-86 in Game 1 of West semishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63731695d77a45a7b61de4a147e75b09OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr joked before Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals that reporters should have two stories ready: One if his team looked well-rested and won, another if it looked rusty and lost.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63731695d77a45a7b61de4a147e75b09Mon, 04 May 2015 00:53:28 GMTVice President Biden touts community policing at NAACP eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d29e57ebb3824dbcb606725b74408568DETROIT (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has told a crowd at an NAACP event in Detroit that law enforcement officers and the people they are sworn to protect need to "see each other" to know one another.By COREY WILLIAMSaGeneral newsAfrican-AmericansPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsEventsLocal governmentsUnited StatesDetroitNorth AmericaMichiganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d29e57ebb3824dbcb606725b74408568Mon, 04 May 2015 03:33:50 GMTAustralia says Europeans seek advice on stopping migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c7a883075d141ffb6e219088d035b3cCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Europeans grappling with mass migration from Libya were seeking information about Australia's controversial success in stopping asylum seeker boats reaching its shores, the Australian prime minister said Monday.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAustraliaIndonesiaLibyaEuropeMiddle EastSoutheast AsiaOceaniaAsiaNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c7a883075d141ffb6e219088d035b3cMon, 04 May 2015 03:10:08 GMT10 Things to Know for Mondayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03055134d30e4688a3422cd37be5fbc8Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsFashionBeauty and fashionLifestyleHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03055134d30e4688a3422cd37be5fbc8Mon, 04 May 2015 01:22:18 GMTGrandal's 13th-inning homer lifts Dodgers over D-Backs 1-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52fb825d4c8f402fa4a6982f791a8f27LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sequence of events involving Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal in the 13th inning happened so quickly, the Arizona Diamondbacks didn't know what hit them.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52fb825d4c8f402fa4a6982f791a8f27Mon, 04 May 2015 01:46:34 GMTAP Source: Warriors star Stephen Curry to be named NBA MVPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0f7627b1ee74f8e8a8eb4bec37853e2OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Some called him too small. Others too fragile.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0f7627b1ee74f8e8a8eb4bec37853e2Mon, 04 May 2015 03:45:28 GMTGolf Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b98e414d04ab4fe18ca951fc45759a30SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy didn't need another comeback to win the Match Play Championship.By The Associated PresssSportsMen's golfWomen's golfGolfMen's sportsWomen's sportsTexasWoodlandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b98e414d04ab4fe18ca951fc45759a30Mon, 04 May 2015 02:11:44 GMTNYPD officer 'fighting for his life'; suspect denied bailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81d375039c3c462599e563ac9f32cc71NEW YORK (AP) — A man who officials say boasted of being a street "hellraiser" and who served prison time for attempted murder was arraigned on charges that he shot a New York City police officer in the head.By MICHAEL BALSAMOaGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderQueensNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81d375039c3c462599e563ac9f32cc71Sun, 03 May 2015 23:57:37 GMTThe Milwaukee Brewers have fired manager Ron Roenickehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04b32de1065b4ac9b2ac6b09094fbeb3MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have fired manager Ron Roenicke.sSportsProfessional baseballSports transactionsSports businessBaseballMen's sportsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04b32de1065b4ac9b2ac6b09094fbeb3Mon, 04 May 2015 02:25:16 GMTJames Taylor debuts new song about Fenway, at Fenwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f13d0c59ecb49a4b8597cc686688ffbBOSTON (AP) — Local troubadour James Taylor debuted his new song "Angels of Fenway" at the ballpark that gave the tune its name.eArts and entertainmentSportsMusicEntertainmentMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f13d0c59ecb49a4b8597cc686688ffbMon, 04 May 2015 00:36:49 GMTQuakes hit California, but no damage or injuries reportedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d112829206544a3aff231f75e0291efSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two separate quakes at or near magnitude-4.0 hit Northern and Southern California on Sunday, with no immediate reports of damage or injuries.aGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersCaliforniaSan FranciscoLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d112829206544a3aff231f75e0291efMon, 04 May 2015 00:46:43 GMTO'Malley's record as Baltimore mayor under scrutinyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/701b4d91394646739d55c7169b62397aBALTIMORE (AP) — Martin O'Malley often casts Baltimore as the comeback city that overcame the ravages of drugs and violence when he was mayor.By KEN THOMAS and BRIAN WITTEpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsViolent crimeMunicipal governmentsCrimeAfrican-AmericansLegal proceedingsGeneral newsLocal governmentsLaw and orderPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/701b4d91394646739d55c7169b62397aSun, 03 May 2015 23:18:07 GMT3 congregants killed when semi slams into church vanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3abc84d72d9149b4bda784a6c97027eeWAWARSING, N.Y. (AP) — State police say three congregants of a New York church were killed when a tractor-trailer slammed into the van they were riding in after attending a religious retreat.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3abc84d72d9149b4bda784a6c97027eeMon, 04 May 2015 01:34:07 GMTBaltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e64b35649df4b2eab47b0847ec3ba59BALTIMORE (AP) — Six days after riots sparked by Freddie Gray's death, Baltimore's mayor lifted a citywide curfew Sunday and faith leaders called for continued activism until justice is achieved.By BEN NUCKOLS and DAVID DISHNEAUaGeneral newsRiotsArrestsProtests and demonstrationsCrimeMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestViolent crimeLaw and orderLocal governmentsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e64b35649df4b2eab47b0847ec3ba59Mon, 04 May 2015 01:59:44 GMTHoward helps Phils ends 5-game skid by beating Marlins 6-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5df60dde224c428f8f169d376d5dd064MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Howard lingered on the field after the game, slowly following his teammates to the clubhouse and even pausing on the dugout steps to shake hands with a security guard.By STEVEN WINEsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5df60dde224c428f8f169d376d5dd064Mon, 04 May 2015 00:58:34 GMTIsraeli Ethiopian protest against racism turns violenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63027bdf8c274639acccf0f4b6d4b96bTEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Several thousand people from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday, shutting down a major highway and clashing with police on horseback long into the night.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolice brutalityPolicePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionIsraelTel AvivMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63027bdf8c274639acccf0f4b6d4b96bMon, 04 May 2015 02:17:38 GMTChelsea wins Premier League title for 1st time in 5 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5429887150ca469bb44978ba5988d917LONDON (AP) — Chelsea won the Premier League with three games to spare with a 1-0 victory over fellow London side Crystal Palace, while Paris Saint-Germain took a step closer to a third straight title with a 2-0 victory at Nantes in the French league.sSportsMen's soccerMen's sportsProfessional soccerSoccerFranceSpainLondonUnited KingdomLyonEuropeValenciaWestern EuropeEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5429887150ca469bb44978ba5988d917Sun, 03 May 2015 23:19:41 GMTBen Carson, famed neurosurgeon, running for presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ea441ed5ed64a68a68c6ec7468f7285WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon turned conservative star, has confirmed that he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.By STEVE PEOPLES and BILL BARROWpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPrimary electionsHealth care policyCampaignsPolitical partiesForeign policyNational electionsElectionsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsGovernment policyPolitical organizationsInternational relationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ea441ed5ed64a68a68c6ec7468f7285Mon, 04 May 2015 00:45:31 GMTIan Woosnam wins Champions Tour's Insperity Invitationalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7efc0508dd4d45d79675cab2d4824855THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Ian Woosnam made a 30-foot birdie putt in a playoff Sunday to win the Insperity Invitational for his first Champions Tour title.sSportsMen's sportsGolfMen's golfEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7efc0508dd4d45d79675cab2d4824855Mon, 04 May 2015 01:24:15 GMT5 Tufts students go on hunger strike over janitor layoffshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73bead46838d46088015565b9d313527MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Five students at Tufts University began a hunger strike Sunday over the university's plans to cut about 35 janitorial jobs at the end of May.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsLayoffsPolitical and civil unrestPersonnelBusinessMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73bead46838d46088015565b9d313527Mon, 04 May 2015 02:05:22 GMTLeBron, Cavs ready to take on raging Bullshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86bcff9f556a40618135f8f497d6d2fbINDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James embraces challenges, big or small, personal or professional. They drive him, push him, make him dig deeper.By TOM WITHERSsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86bcff9f556a40618135f8f497d6d2fbSun, 03 May 2015 23:13:18 GMTKane leads Blackhawks past Wild 4-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3a527e86bd543cc99f09d9bd9797d51CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane scored two goals, Corey Crawford made 30 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.By JAY COHENsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsChicagoMinnesotaIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3a527e86bd543cc99f09d9bd9797d51Mon, 04 May 2015 03:32:08 GMTMcIlroy top of the world at Match Play Championshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98723ad3c21d428faacb41d52085c53dSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy had to work harder than ever to win the Match Play Championship.By DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfWoodlandEast AsiaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98723ad3c21d428faacb41d52085c53dMon, 04 May 2015 02:04:16 GMTOfficer: Shooting at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc613dd51ed64af8ac46e23d36c07266GARLAND, Texas (AP) — A provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb was put on lockdown Sunday night and attendees were being evacuated after authorities reported a shooting outside the building.By NOMAAN MERCHANTaGeneral newsEvacuationsViolent crimeCrimeTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc613dd51ed64af8ac46e23d36c07266Mon, 04 May 2015 01:51:45 GMTSlain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b4d286abb5b44e2bb8601b8f3244c77TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss.By MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b4d286abb5b44e2bb8601b8f3244c77Mon, 04 May 2015 01:27:32 GMTTaiwan ruling party leader meets China presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29a22b23957d408496cee47d5a27f307BEIJING (AP) — The head of Taiwan's ruling party has met with Chinese President Xi Jinping as part of the continuing rapprochement between the former bitter enemies.iGeneral newsNationalismPolitical partiesGovernment and politicsPolitical organizationsChinaTaiwanEast AsiaBeijingGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29a22b23957d408496cee47d5a27f307Mon, 04 May 2015 03:45:40 GMTLightning beat Canadiens 6-2 to take 2-0 series leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28c31159ac7945c0992d69aa9da81fa0MONTREAL (AP) — Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos ended his scoring drought and the Lightning's power-play came to life with four goals — at the expense of the reeling Montreal Canadiens.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsMontrealQuebecCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28c31159ac7945c0992d69aa9da81fa0Mon, 04 May 2015 03:08:36 GMTGyorko's long homer helps Padres to 8-6 win over Rockieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c17a349b6bc0498daac3ae9279979c01SAN DIEGO (AP) — Light-hitting Jedd Gyorko drove a two-run homer an estimated 438 feet and Justin Upton and Derek Norris also hit two-run shots for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Colorado Rockies 8-6 Sunday for a three-game sweep.By BERNIE WILSONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c17a349b6bc0498daac3ae9279979c01Sun, 03 May 2015 23:44:40 GMTUS pilot, Chinese killed in light aircraft crash in Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/696f5c9f62d94e6eb7bf899336fb81b5BEIJING (AP) — An American pilot and a Chinese passenger have been killed in a light airplane crash in eastern China, state media reported.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/696f5c9f62d94e6eb7bf899336fb81b5Mon, 04 May 2015 01:49:40 GMTCops hail man who fatally shoots suspect outside Utah storehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df2f8829df2d488ca9498620e8eb802ePolice are hailing a man who shot and killed a would-be carjacker outside a Utah grocery store, saying he did the right thing by coming to the aid of the vehicle's owner.By MARTIN GRIFFITHaGeneral newsTheftCrimeViolent crimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df2f8829df2d488ca9498620e8eb802eMon, 04 May 2015 01:37:42 GMTNepal's wrenching choices: 'I feel like I could die anytime'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2657cbb1ef734b0984618ec35f3ba446KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Four days after the earthquake ripped apart the supporting wall attaching her ancient brick house to the tilting seven-story building next door, Parbati Gautam moved back in.By FOSTER KLUGiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersHumanitarian crisesEventsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2657cbb1ef734b0984618ec35f3ba446Mon, 04 May 2015 03:24:15 GMTAstros win 10th in row, Gattis homers twice to beat Marinershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcc0402755e342e7a3e2e337b4519ac7HOUSTON (AP) — Now that Evan Gattis has joined the party, the Houston Astros seem to be celebrating every day.By JORDAN GODWINsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsHoustonTexasSeattleUnited StatesNorth AmericaWashingtonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcc0402755e342e7a3e2e337b4519ac7Sun, 03 May 2015 23:31:41 GMTNew Orleans wraps up Jazz Fest with raucous performanceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e6663cb35604e3fb0ec696d4e863c57NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Raucous performances by New Orleans hometown hero Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, rocker Lenny Kravitz and rising country star Kacey Musgraves closed out the 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Sunday.By REBECCA SANTANAaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityProfessional footballFootballSportsNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e6663cb35604e3fb0ec696d4e863c57Mon, 04 May 2015 01:25:19 GMTWoman, toddler killed when car hits apartment complexhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f26dbc0c9c2644bfb41d9b977449fd64LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) — A car driven by a suspected drunken driver crashed into a Northern California apartment complex, killing a woman and her toddler and slightly injuring two other children as they all walked together outside, police said Sunday.aGeneral newsCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationReckless endangermentViolent crimeCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f26dbc0c9c2644bfb41d9b977449fd64Mon, 04 May 2015 03:03:27 GMTRamirez homers, drives in 3 to lead Brewers over Cubs 5-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6cefa0170d7451098d77b27cc805091CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers needed a team-record 25 games to get their first consecutive wins of a season. And hours after they did it, the Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke.By SARAH TROTTOsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoMilwaukeeIllinoisUnited StatesNorth AmericaWisconsinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6cefa0170d7451098d77b27cc805091Mon, 04 May 2015 02:41:28 GMTPuerto Rico governor signs order to legalize medical pothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f333896f80b8496791808d284fe0c130SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday signed an executive order to authorize the use of medical marijuana in the U.S. territory in an unexpected move following a lengthy public debate.By DANICA COTOiGeneral newsMedical marijuanaRecreational drug laws and regulationsState governmentsGovernment and politicsHealth issuesHealthMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment regulationsPuerto RicoCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f333896f80b8496791808d284fe0c130Mon, 04 May 2015 00:33:30 GMTMagnitude-5.6 quake jolts New Zealand; no major damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6799f6eb027045239ae1911357ace200WANAKA, New Zealand (AP) — A magnitude-5.6 earthquake jolted the South Island of New Zealand Monday afternoon, but there were no initial reports of major damage or injuries.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersNew ZealandOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6799f6eb027045239ae1911357ace200Mon, 04 May 2015 03:39:03 GMTOfficials: 2 killed after opening fire on security guard at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e32f4b0343d4365a1119b19f615466cGARLAND, Texas (AP) — Officials: 2 killed after opening fire on security guard at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas.aGeneral newsTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e32f4b0343d4365a1119b19f615466cMon, 04 May 2015 02:03:48 GMTPuerto Rico governor signs order legalizing medical pothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acb6e7b908004c81a547fdfdbff1f689SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday signed an executive order authorizing the use of medical marijuana in the U.S. territory in an unexpected move following a lengthy public debate.By DANICA COTOiGeneral newsMedical marijuanaState governmentsHealth issuesHealthMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsRecreational drug laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsPuerto RicoCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acb6e7b908004c81a547fdfdbff1f689Mon, 04 May 2015 00:10:07 GMTCity: 2 gunmen killed outside Muhammad cartoon contesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a54f3370906416793ea89647ee6c33fGARLAND, Texas (AP) — Two armed men who opened fire on a security officer outside of a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad have been killed, authorities in the Dallas suburb of Garland said Sunday night.By NOMAAN MERCHANTaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a54f3370906416793ea89647ee6c33fMon, 04 May 2015 03:18:55 GMTMilwaukee Brewers fire manager Ron Roenickehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e8b0d832de4c00b9dad4a7309980beMILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke on Sunday night, hours after their 5-3 victory over the Cubs in Chicago.sSportsProfessional baseballSports transactionsSports businessBaseballMen's sportsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e8b0d832de4c00b9dad4a7309980beMon, 04 May 2015 03:37:11 GMTEdwards and Kenseth question lack of caution at end of racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee8b440fb75a4dba9b0f914e5b566190TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth were both frustrated with the end of the Sprint Cup race Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, where NASCAR's decision not to throw a caution allowed drivers to speed past Edwards' spinning car.By JENNA FRYERsSportsMen's sportsAutomobile racingDaytona 500Athlete injuriesNASCAREventsAthlete healthTalladegaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee8b440fb75a4dba9b0f914e5b566190Mon, 04 May 2015 00:30:49 GMTWaves along California force cruise ship to change coursehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b613d4adc2564d08bc8f7312ec13d4ddSAN DIEGO (AP) — Big waves along the Southern California coast on Sunday forced a cruise ship to change course and led to at least 16 rescues, authorities said.aGeneral newsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleCaliforniaSan DiegoLong BeachUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b613d4adc2564d08bc8f7312ec13d4ddMon, 04 May 2015 01:15:22 GMTPhilippine military chief confirms wanted militant killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f097193f71f499d8d7e2fb428db5470MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military chief confirmed Monday that wanted Filipino bomb-maker Basit Usman, who has links to the Indonesian-based Jemaah Islamiyah terrorist network and is a suspect in deadly bomb attacks in the south, has been killed.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestBombingsPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f097193f71f499d8d7e2fb428db5470Mon, 04 May 2015 03:44:16 GMTPolice: Mother threw baby off bridge into river, then jumpedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce6e3cc64e074f5d91351f5a262f60f9ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a mother and baby were rescued after witnesses reported seeing her throw the 1-year-old boy into an eastern Pennsylvania river and then jump from a bridge.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAllentownPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce6e3cc64e074f5d91351f5a262f60f9Mon, 04 May 2015 01:01:42 GMTAP source: Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry selected NBA most valuable playerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42478743625a483a8fdb2bd8cae069a1OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — AP source: Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry selected NBA most valuable player.sSportsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42478743625a483a8fdb2bd8cae069a1Mon, 04 May 2015 00:17:53 GMT