FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 04 May 2015 08:54:09 -0700Centenarian survives Nepal quake, worries he's testing fate, Nepal (AP) — It was an unlikely escape. By his own account, he should have died. But when the humble hut of stacked grey stones collapsed onto Funchu Tamang, who believes himself to be 101 years old, his daughter-in-law quickly pulled him from the wreckage.By KATY DAIGLEiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 04 May 2015 14:42:16 GMTUS stocks open higher, pushing market back to record levels YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks opened higher Monday, pushing stocks to record levels, as investors assessed corporate earnings. A promise by China's leaders to shore up growth and hopes of progress in Greece's bailout talks with its creditors helped global stocks rally.By STEVE ROTHWELLaBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial marketsGreeceUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:10:17 GMTThe Latest on prophet cartoon attack: Phoenix home searched a.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:54:07 GMTTurkey says it stopped over 200 migrants heading to Greece (AP) — Turkey says it has stopped over 200 migrants from reaching EU-member Greece in recent days.iGeneral newsTurkeyGreeceMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 04 May 2015 14:49:15 GMTSouth Sudan ratifies Convention on the Rights of the Child NATIONS (AP) — South Sudan has ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child, an international human rights treaty meant to protect children's rights to health, education and freedom from discrimination.iGeneral newsInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareSouth SudanSomaliaNorth AfricaAfricaEast Africa, 04 May 2015 14:47:18 GMTWinslow Homer exhibit joins Warhol artwork at upstate museum FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Works by two iconic American artists — Andy Warhol and Winslow Homer — will be exhibited at the same time at an upstate New York art museum this summer.tTravelLifestyleMuseumsVisual artsRecreation and leisureLeisure travelArts and entertainmentNew YorkGlens FallsUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:27:17 GMTPolice: 4 dead, 1 hurt in shooting on Wisconsin bridge, Wis. (AP) — Four people are dead and one person is injured after a man opened fire on a bridge in a small city in eastern Wisconsin in what police described as a random shooting.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:46:22 GMTLatest on Boston trial: Prosecutor asks if bombing is 'kind' a.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsBombingsEventsLaw and order, 04 May 2015 14:47:10 GMTDean Foods: Regional milk brands to get common identity YORK (AP) — Dean Foods plans to market its 31 brands of milk, some of which have been around for decades, under the new "DairyPure" label. Still, it will maintain the original names alongside the new label under the marketing plan. Here's a look at some of its brands.fBusiness, 04 May 2015 14:35:35 GMTHigh court: Debtors must wait to appeal payment plan denial (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court says debtors in bankruptcy cannot immediately appeal a court's order rejecting a plan to repay creditors.wBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPersonal bankruptcyCourtsJudiciaryPersonal financeNational courtsNational governments, 04 May 2015 14:58:05 GMTGrain mixed, livestock higher (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:49:49 GMTGiant billowing aerial sculpture installed over Boston park (AP) — A giant aerial sculpture is floating over a park in Boston's Financial District, bringing a shimmer of spring where snowplow piles towered just weeks ago.tTravelLifestyleBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:06:45 GMTEverest climbing season likely over in Nepal, Nepal (AP) — Sherpas in Nepal have refused to rebuild a climbing route on Mount Everest that was destroyed by an earthquake-triggered avalanche more than a week ago, a decision likely to end this year's climbing season.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeProperty damageNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMountainsEventsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnvironment and natureNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsia, 04 May 2015 14:46:59 GMT3 congregants killed in semi, church van crash identified, N.Y. (AP) — State police have identified three congregants of a New York City church who were killed when a tractor-trailer slammed into the van they were riding in after attending a religious retreat.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationBrooklynNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:36:00 GMTIn Egypt, militants attack security forces' base in Sinai, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say suspected Islamic militants have attacked a security forces' base in northern Sinai, near the border with Gaza. There was no immediate word on casualties.By ASHRAF SWEILAMiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 04 May 2015 14:45:06 GMTWozniacki beats McHale to reach 3rd round of Madrid Open (AP) — Carolina Wozniacki of Denmark powered her way past Christina McHale of the United States to book her place in the third round of the Madrid Open on Monday.By HAROLD HECKLEsSportsMen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsSpainMadridAustraliaUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeOceaniaNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:59:07 GMTMural of smiling kids at Ga. airport covered by Porsche ad (AP) — A mural at Atlanta's airport featuring smiling children at Centennial Olympic Park has been covered by a Porsche advertisement.tTravelLifestyleAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:46:05 GMTEx-Christie allies are at court for hearing in bridge case, N.J. (AP) — The investigation of politically motivated lane closures of the George Washington Bridge in 2013 heads to court Monday as two former political allies of Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie make initial appearances.By DAVID PORTER and JILL COLVINaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsLegal proceedingsTraffic2016 United States Presidential ElectionCriminal investigationsPolitical scandalsCrimeLaw and orderTransportationNational electionsElectionsCorporate legal affairsCorporate newsPolitical issuesNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:31:19 GMTBritish comedian, activist Russell Brand backs Labour Party (AP) — Comedian turned political activist Russell Brand has changed his mind and is no longer urging people not to vote in Thursday's general election.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCelebrityPolitical partiesEntertainmentArts and entertainmentPolitical organizationsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 04 May 2015 14:46:05 GMTSnow, cold keep New England skiers, riders stoked into May, N.H. (AP) — Skiers and snowboarders at Vermont's Sugarbush resort have spent the morning on the slopes and played golf in the afternoon — testament to the abundance of snow that extended the season at many northern New England ski areas.By LYNNE TUOHYtTravelLifestyleWinter weatherWeatherMountainsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureGeneral newsEnvironment and natureVermontNew HampshireMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:32:12 GMTMuted celebrations of Buddha's birthday in Nepal, Nepal (AP) — Celebrations of Buddha's birthday in Nepal were muted on Monday, as the faithful turned their prayers to loved ones lost in the country's massive earthquake and worries that the tragedy might be the start of a much larger reckoning.By KATY DAIGLEiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeBirthdaysBuddhismPrayerNatural disastersReligionEventsOccasionsLifestyleSocial affairsAccidents and disastersNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 04 May 2015 14:08:41 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsCrimeCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainment, 04 May 2015 14:46:10 GMTEllis Island expands its story of US immigration history YORK (AP) — Not all of the stories at Ellis Island's immigration museum are about someone's great-grandfather arriving as a boy from Europe at the start of the 20th century.By DEEPTI HAJELAtTravelLifestyleMuseumsImmigrationRecreation and leisureLeisure travelSocial issuesSocial affairsNew York CityUnited StatesNew YorkNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:25:32 GMTFerguson to pay attorney $1,335 an hour to pursue reforms, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson is paying an attorney $1,335 an hour to help the St. Louis suburb negotiate and possibly litigate reforms pressed by the Justice Department since Michael Brown's shooting death by a police officer there last summer, according to a newspaper report.aGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriCrimePolitical resignationsPoliceEventsCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsMunicipal governmentsLaw enforcement agenciesMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:44:22 GMTTowering waves in California lure surfers, cause flooding ANGELES (AP) — Big surf generated by a Southern Hemisphere storm is rolling ashore along south-facing sections of the Southern California coast.aGeneral newsScienceWeather forecastsWeatherOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:56:30 GMTItalian astronaut brews, sips first fresh espresso in space CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station is finally serving up fresh Italian espresso.By MARCIA DUNNaScienceSpace explorationBeveragesFood and drinkLifestyleItalyFloridaWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:22:54 GMTDean Foods combining brands under national label YORK (AP) — Dean Foods will place all of its regional milk labels under one brand as part of a move to boost its business and tout the quality of its product.fBusinessProduction facilitiesOwnership changesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgriculture, 04 May 2015 14:47:51 GMTItalian ships rescue nearly 6,800 migrants; baby born at sea (AP) — Italian rescue ships brought migrants by the thousands to the country's southern ports, including a baby born aboard a navy vessel, as crowded shelters in Sicily and on the mainland struggled on Monday to find room for them.By FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessItalyEuropeWestern Europe, 04 May 2015 14:15:25 GMTDiscussing police, Iran president pushes against hard-liners, Iran (AP) — Ahead of summer in Iran, when hard-liners want to want women in the Islamic Republic to be veiled and covered to their standards, the country's president is taking a stand against police enforcing morality rules.By ALI AKBAR DAREINIiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesIranMiddle East, 04 May 2015 14:54:43 GMTFBI searches Phoenix home in Texas prophet contest shooting, Texas (AP) — Federal agents searched an apartment in Phoenix in an investigation into a shooting outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, the FBI confirmed Monday.By NOMAAN MERCHANT and JAMIE STENGLEaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeState governmentsGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:59:28 GMTPalace: Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana (AP) — Palace: Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.eArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLifestyleCelebrityParentingEntertainmentRelationshipsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 04 May 2015 14:05:47 GMTNepal: We will need huge foreign support for reconstruction, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward reconstruction in the coming weeks, in the wake of the devastating April earthquake, a top official said Monday.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeSearch and rescue effortsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersBuddhismHumanitarian assistanceEventsReligionSocial affairsGovernment and politicsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsia, 04 May 2015 14:44:52 GMTCar smashes into complex, kills woman, child walking outside, 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.aGeneral newsCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationReckless endangermentViolent crimeCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:44:29 GMTLatest on Boston trial: Cousin describes bomber as kind a.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsEventsLegal proceedingsLaw and order, 04 May 2015 14:11:27 GMTChildren's Museum of Southern Minnesota opens in Mankato, Minn. (AP) — The Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota has finally opened after a decade of planning and fundraising.tTravelLifestyleMuseumsCharity fundraisingRecreation and leisureLeisure travelPhilanthropySocial affairsMankatoMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:14:03 GMTUS factory orders rise in March for first time in 8 months (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories rose in March for the first time since last July, breaking a long stretch of weakness in manufacturing.By MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomyInternational tradeLeading economic indicatorsManufacturing sector performanceUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:20:51 GMTNew York Senate leader surrenders to face corruption charges YORK (AP) — The leader of the New York Senate has surrendered to face charges including extortion and soliciting bribes amid a federal investigation into the awarding of a $12 million contract to a company that hired his son.aBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsExtortion and threatsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestPolitical corruptionLegislatureCrimePolitical issuesNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:15:27 GMTWozniacki beats McHale to reach 2nd round of Madrid Open (AP) — Carolina Wozniacki of Denmark powered her way past Christina McHale of the United States to book her place in the third round of the Madrid Open on Monday.By HAROLD HECKLEsSportsMen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsSpainMadridAustraliaUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeOceaniaNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:57:37 GMTSouth African man in court over wife's murder (AP) — A South African man has been charged with his wife's murder, police said on Monday, days after local media reported that the touching eulogy he delivered at her funeral was plagiarized.By LYNSEY CHUTELiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeFunerals and memorial servicesSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 04 May 2015 14:30:22 GMTIsraeli foreign minister steps down to join opposition (AP) — Israel's foreign minister dealt a blow to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's effort to build a coalition by announcing Monday he is stepping down and that his secular, nationalist party is joining the opposition.By IAN DEITCHiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsInternational relationsNationalismJudaismReligionSocial affairsElectionsIsraelMiddle East, 04 May 2015 14:17:27 GMTUS military: No indication civilians killed in Syria strike (AP) — The U.S. military denied Monday reports that civilians were killed in U.S.-led coalition airstrikes last week on a village controlled by the Islamic State group in northern Syria. Meanwhile the rights group which first reported the civilian casualties said the death toll has risen to 64, including at least 31 children.iGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsSyriaMiddle East, 04 May 2015 14:29:02 GMTRiviera Casino shutting down after 60 years on Vegas Strip VEGAS (AP) — The aging Riviera Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip will age no more as of noon.aBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleGamblingRecreation and leisureAccommodationsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:13:54 GMTNew project in US South promotes music "triangle", Miss. (AP) — Blues. Jazz. Country. Rock n' roll. Gospel. Southern Gospel. Cajun-zydeco. Soul/ R&B. Bluegrass.By ADRIAN SAINZtTravelLifestyleMusicLeisure travelEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMississippiMemphisNashvilleNatchezNew OrleansAlabamaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennesseeLouisiana, 04 May 2015 14:18:13 GMTThe Latest on Nepal: EU approves millions in funding support p.m. (1400 GMT)By The Associated PressaGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersEmergency managementProperty damageAccidents and disastersBuddhismEventsGovernment and politicsReligionSocial affairsNepalEuropeSouth AsiaAsia, 04 May 2015 14:10:16 GMTSurvey: States spent $1B-plus to clear winter snow and ice (AP) — Winter's full fury arrived late in much of the country, but once it did it was relentless, forcing state transportation agencies to spend more than $1 billion to keep highways safe and passable, according to a first-of-its-kind survey.By BOB SALSBERGaBusinessGeneral newsWinter weatherTransportationWeatherTrafficIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesStormsMassachusettsBostonUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:09:46 GMTSally Beauty probes reports of unusual payment card activity, Texas (AP) — Sally Beauty said Monday that it is investigating reports of unusual activity on payment cards used at some of its U.S. stores.htBusinessTechnologyDentonUnited StatesTexasNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:45:30 GMTMayflower replica slated to continue repairs at home, Mass. (AP) — A replica of the Mayflower is scheduled to sail home in time for the busy summer tourist season.tTravelLifestyleHome remodelingMuseumsRecreation and leisureLeisure travelResidential real estateHome designHome and gardenMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:34:51 GMT30 people arrested in renewed soccer violence in Poland, Poland (AP) — Thirty people were arrested and five police vans damaged during a second night of violence in Knurow, southern Poland, following the death of a soccer fan hit by a rubber bullet fired by police.iSportsArrestsMen's soccerViolenceSoccerSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeMen's sportsPolandEastern EuropeEurope, 04 May 2015 14:21:32 GMTCisco CEO Chambers to step down, Robbins named successor JOSE, Calif. (AP) — John Chambers plans to step down after more than 20 years as the CEO of Cisco Systems Inc.htBusinessTechnologyCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelSan JoseCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:36:15 GMTDemocratic committee endorses Murphy for Rubio Senate seat (AP) — The Democratic Senate campaign committee has endorsed Rep. Patrick Murphy to run for the Senate seat being vacated by Republican Marco Rubio of Florida, who is running for president. The endorsement comes as another Democratic congressman, Alan Grayson, is eyeing the same seat.pGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureCampaignsUnited StatesFloridaNorth America, 04 May 2015 14:44:37 GMT