FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 31 May 2016 12:53:32 -07:00A look at intelligence briefings for presidential candidateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfd1dc8ee1034aeab3030a39cf7fea51Tue, 31 May 2016 18:25:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Harry S. Truman, who became president on April 12, 1945, upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, didn't learn about the Manhattan Project to develop an atomic bomb until his 12th day in office. Vowing never to leave another president uninformed, Truman began the practice of giving presidential nominees intelligence briefings to prepare them for the demands of the job. A look at how some of them went:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfd1dc8ee1034aeab3030a39cf7fea51Prosecutor: Eddy Merckx to be charged in corruption casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddc835d49b1a442589de4bfbcf16cd8aTue, 31 May 2016 19:03:02 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Five-time Tour de France winner Eddy Merckx, considered by many the greatest cyclist of all time, will be charged Wednesday in a Belgian corruption case linked to irregular purchases of equipment by Brussels-area police and municipalities, a Brussels prosecutor said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddc835d49b1a442589de4bfbcf16cd8aFamily of 3 Americans slain in Serbia demands justicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e77d11fe593c44efb6fdf8faacc85a4bTue, 31 May 2016 19:21:11 GMTBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The family of three American citizens killed during fighting in Serbia in 1999 said Tuesday the Balkan country's prime minister has failed on his promises to bring the suspects to justice despite repeated pledges to do so.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e77d11fe593c44efb6fdf8faacc85a4bTestimony from families of 9/11 victims sought at Guantanamohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e638a7e2187b455eaf622aeadfb77678Tue, 31 May 2016 19:06:59 GMTGUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — A prosecutor asked a judge Tuesday to allow public testimony at Guantanamo Bay this fall from some people who had family members killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack, saying otherwise they may not live long enough to be heard.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e638a7e2187b455eaf622aeadfb77678Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt board 'Mary Poppins' sequelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf4add9e182e48d6a7b5247a6756a10fTue, 31 May 2016 19:45:04 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Move over, Julie Andrews, there's a new Mary Poppins in town.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf4add9e182e48d6a7b5247a6756a10fPosition-by-position matchups for the NBA Finalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee4e11b41de8452ab889070765bb351cTue, 31 May 2016 18:56:34 GMTA position-by-position look at the matchups in the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee4e11b41de8452ab889070765bb351cSouth Korea says North Korea missile launch likely failedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c362322ad1ce47b3b3465cb20264aee3Tue, 31 May 2016 19:37:55 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean missile launch likely failed on Tuesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said, the fourth in a series of high-profile failures that somewhat temper recent worries that the North is pushing quickly toward its goal of a nuclear-tipped missile that can reach America's mainland.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c362322ad1ce47b3b3465cb20264aee3Retired ethics chief: Alabama speaker often got 'the drill'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d3eb7e1d08a426aa170b97a637742f0Tue, 31 May 2016 18:48:34 GMTOPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — The retired director of the Alabama Ethics Commission testified Tuesday that he often gave "the drill" to House Speaker Mike Hubbard, cautioning him about actions that would violate the state's ethics law.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d3eb7e1d08a426aa170b97a637742f0Justices reject union appeal over Trump Taj Mahal bankruptcyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ac6521af4914080a36db8a8385f038dTue, 31 May 2016 18:56:14 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a union challenge seeking to restore health and pension benefits for more than 1,000 workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ac6521af4914080a36db8a8385f038dQ&A: Illinois heading toward 2nd year with no state budgethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56bc9a65c8674665abf590f8eae42b77Tue, 31 May 2016 19:14:44 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is heading toward a second year without a state budget, putting some schools and colleges in jeopardy of closing and all but ensuring more social services and state programs will be cut amid a legislative standoff unlike anything the state has ever seen.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56bc9a65c8674665abf590f8eae42b77'Jurassic Park' paleontologist retiring from museum he builthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7905b1a992e4a7cb6ebf2072cb93c57Tue, 31 May 2016 19:08:16 GMTBOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Jack Horner, the paleontologist who discovered the world's first dinosaur embryos and found that dinosaurs had nests and cared for their young, is leaving the Montana museum he spent decades filling with fossils from across the globe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7905b1a992e4a7cb6ebf2072cb93c57Washington auditor to face another fraud trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77ea57c478c04de0938a8e301bfd2b67Tue, 31 May 2016 18:42:06 GMTTACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Federal prosecutors said Tuesday they will retry the elected Washington state auditor on charges he pocketed millions of dollars in needless fees while running a real estate services business a decade ago, after his five-week fraud trial ended in April with a hung jury.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77ea57c478c04de0938a8e301bfd2b67Senate probe finds 'systemic failure' in VA facility reviewhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/925c0162afb74d4890723961faee0b46Tue, 31 May 2016 19:12:39 GMTTOMAH, Wis. (AP) — There were "systemic failures" by the federal agency charged with independently investigating complaints at a western Wisconsin Veterans Affairs medical facility known as "Candy Land" because of the free flow of prescription drugs, a U.S. Senate committee probe released Tuesday determined.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/925c0162afb74d4890723961faee0b46Lundquist to step down from SEC football on CBS after 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bc4d20973894c98891eedc3c8c6829aTue, 31 May 2016 19:08:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Verne Lundquist will call one more season of Southeastern Conference football for CBS before Brad Nessler takes over the sport's highest-rated TV package.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bc4d20973894c98891eedc3c8c6829aCapsule preview of the NBA Finals: Warriors vs Cavaliershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e6741ca4c2542399a51ec63e736ef06Tue, 31 May 2016 18:55:17 GMTA look at the NBA Finals matchup between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers (with regular-season and playoff records):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e6741ca4c2542399a51ec63e736ef06Teen to historic prison: Al Capone's radio is wrong vintagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c33f079c2ed64e849f45924ce9af9f65Tue, 31 May 2016 18:37:40 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A sharp-eyed boy who collects antique radios is taking umbrage with the vintage radio on display inside gangster Al Capone's cell at a historic Philadelphia prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c33f079c2ed64e849f45924ce9af9f65Cops investigate boy's entry into exhibit, gorilla's killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e73380bfc71446a906b2250a60ba7feTue, 31 May 2016 18:40:15 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Police said Tuesday they were investigating the circumstances surrounding a 4-year-old boy entering a gorilla's exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo and the animal being shot to death to protect the child. A federal investigation is also planned.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e73380bfc71446a906b2250a60ba7feHacked Texas construction signs call Donald Trump a lizardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9f2941af887422d84ab5c70737db356Tue, 31 May 2016 18:36:22 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Electronic construction signs in the Dallas area appear to have been hacked, displaying messages calling Donald Trump a reptile and imploring early morning commuters to take a day off work.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9f2941af887422d84ab5c70737db356Fall of Sports Authority reignites fight over Mile High namehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5d81dffb69f49abba1b47f97d8a959eTue, 31 May 2016 18:57:16 GMTDENVER (AP) — The demise of Sports Authority has reignited a fight in Colorado over the future of the Denver Broncos' stadium, a place long tied to the city's identity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5d81dffb69f49abba1b47f97d8a959eFrench Open Lookahead: Frenchman Gasquet faces Murray in QFhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fd79310093d4e559a7ff9df8adeaac1Tue, 31 May 2016 19:21:18 GMTPARIS (AP) — The wait had better be worth it for tennis fans when Richard Gasquet finally takes on Andy Murray in the French Open quarterfinals — weather allowing on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fd79310093d4e559a7ff9df8adeaac1Bank robber who used sex toy as fake bomb is sent to prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c0df181999d4bf4820339646c0cd2efTue, 31 May 2016 19:10:51 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh man who robbed a bank with a fake bomb made out of phone wires, duct tape and a sex toy has been sentenced to 1 1/2 to 3 years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c0df181999d4bf4820339646c0cd2efIvory Coast opens war crimes trial against ex-leader's wifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9277b8d76cd4a1495a4b129f179a5b7Tue, 31 May 2016 18:33:44 GMTABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Ivory Coast's highest court has begun the trial of former first lady Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity and war crimes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9277b8d76cd4a1495a4b129f179a5b7Life is a Dream: Atlanta up to No. 3 in AP WNBA power pollhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aafc92b006104dfda9b88a6013798da3Tue, 31 May 2016 18:52:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Angel McCoughtry has a one-word explanation of why her team has been successful in the early part of the season — positivity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aafc92b006104dfda9b88a6013798da3Affidavit: Ex-Texas Tech player stole guns in burglaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7905a0279f964c118283561f8aaecbf6Tue, 31 May 2016 19:40:06 GMTLUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — An arrest affidavit says a Texas Tech football player who was kicked off the team earlier this month stole at least seven guns after burglarizing a home in December.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7905a0279f964c118283561f8aaecbf6Western Sahara independence movement leader Abdelaziz dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de7614444d634387884a9bcf15987d3fTue, 31 May 2016 19:29:49 GMTALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Mohamed Abdelaziz, the head and co-founder of the Polisario Front independence movement in the Western Sahara, died Tuesday after a long illness, the group said. He was in his late 60s.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de7614444d634387884a9bcf15987d3fWhat's in a name? Ask the folks in Two Egg, Floridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b99411ca780408e8a609163d4caae72Tue, 31 May 2016 19:04:15 GMTTWO EGG, Fla. (AP) — What came first, the Chicken or the Egg — or make that the Two Egg?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b99411ca780408e8a609163d4caae72Cleveland says it's well-prepared to host GOP conventionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c86bf021a9034ded84815822f047ee03Tue, 31 May 2016 19:45:13 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — City officials on Tuesday insisted that they're prepared to provide the security and medical care needed to keep people safe during the Republican National Convention in July.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c86bf021a9034ded84815822f047ee03Illinois lawmaker seeks to revoke Hastert's state pensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c705ab685ffe41f7aad6a52dd71112d2Tue, 31 May 2016 19:20:42 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois lawmaker is pushing legislation to take away former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert's taxpayer-funded state pension following his conviction in a hush-money case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c705ab685ffe41f7aad6a52dd71112d26 killed, dozens wounded over bloody Chicago holiday weekendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4409a000e37246b299fb083a03e2234dTue, 31 May 2016 19:22:02 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago began the unofficial start of summer over Memorial Day weekend with dozens of shootings that killed six people and wounded 56 others, contributing to a spike in violent crime in the city this year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4409a000e37246b299fb083a03e2234dAmid heavy clashes in Fallujah, fears rise for civilianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a76cfada4224124b9cb5d6dc87b70b1Tue, 31 May 2016 19:18:18 GMTCAMP TARIQ, Iraq (AP) — As Iraqi forces pressed an offensive Tuesday to dislodge Islamic State militants from Fallujah, conditions are worsening for tens of thousands of civilians trapped in the city, and a leading aid group raised alarm over an unfolding "human catastrophe."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a76cfada4224124b9cb5d6dc87b70b1Women sue city over topless ban, calling it discriminatoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd626aaccfeb49fc9a97e3ba5632ba28Tue, 31 May 2016 19:02:19 GMTDENVER (AP) — A growing movement to remove laws against women going topless is headed to court in Colorado.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd626aaccfeb49fc9a97e3ba5632ba28Dior returns to Blenheim Palace for Cruise showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbf35dd87e754f20a97bbd3bb2efa9c9Tue, 31 May 2016 18:44:08 GMTBLENHEIM PALACE, England (AP) — Dior returned Tuesday to England's historic Blenheim Palace to unveil its Cruise collection in glamorous surroundings that evoked the distinctive days of Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbf35dd87e754f20a97bbd3bb2efa9c9Colorado court: Ski resorts not liable for avalancheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9619f511b6b844779e288379309a56e2Tue, 31 May 2016 19:34:38 GMTDENVER (AP) — Colorado's top court says ski resorts can't be held liable for avalanches within their boundaries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9619f511b6b844779e288379309a56e2Where the money went: Trump details fundraising for vetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc73c23744ad4399844ca40eec3b7f44Tue, 31 May 2016 18:47:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Under pressure to account for money he claimed to raise for veterans, an angry and irritated Donald Trump listed charities Tuesday he says have now received millions of dollars from a fundraiser he held in January.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc73c23744ad4399844ca40eec3b7f44Swollen river feeds flooding near Houston as residents fleehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2749516ec814f7585e9ad058810215dTue, 31 May 2016 19:20:20 GMTRICHMOND, Texas (AP) — Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding Tuesday along a river that had reached a record-high crest just two years after it had run dry in places because of drought.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2749516ec814f7585e9ad058810215dCBS exec behind popular 1960s and 1970s shows dies at age 94http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a018f0feaa94be692fa34c05cd8e40dTue, 31 May 2016 19:21:02 GMTBOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Michael Dann, the man behind the programming of several 1960s and 1970s CBS shows such as "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," ''60 Minutes" and "The Beverly Hillbillies," has died at his Florida home. He was 94.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a018f0feaa94be692fa34c05cd8e40dItaly court upholds Concordia captain guilty verdicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc8ee576647d416199f7d7ff390fbe28Tue, 31 May 2016 18:58:32 GMTFLORENCE, Italy (AP) — An Italian appeals court has upheld the conviction and 16-year prison sentence for the Italian captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship that capsized off Tuscany in 2012, killing 32 people.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc8ee576647d416199f7d7ff390fbe28150 years after Memphis massacre, marker shows strugglehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6c4b49c524845eeb8d1bcf62fdd6cb7Tue, 31 May 2016 18:33:55 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The simple marker tells the story of one of the darkest episodes in this city's history, the three-day run of violence known as the Memphis massacre.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6c4b49c524845eeb8d1bcf62fdd6cb7Missouri senator pushes to help vets exposed to mustard gashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95202872eca04d299bc0b52c775ed38eTue, 31 May 2016 19:36:17 GMTJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill is pushing a bill she says is aimed at helping World War II veterans exposed to mustard gas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95202872eca04d299bc0b52c775ed38eActor convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of wifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93a53724b6af4f14b64fc17fce39de7cTue, 31 May 2016 18:51:34 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury on Tuesday convicted an actor who played a police officer on TV of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife that was partially witnessed by their two young sons.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93a53724b6af4f14b64fc17fce39de7cEx-Chicago-area officer found guilty in murder-for-hire plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df84b42f70c34ab6bb20509bcc4c8aabTue, 31 May 2016 19:25:16 GMTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Jurors on Tuesday found former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson guilty of trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped to convict him in the killing of his third wife.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df84b42f70c34ab6bb20509bcc4c8aabMany children go to primary care for concussions, not the ERhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1147bc8847c4bef8c43b0c3acdf6ee4Tue, 31 May 2016 18:24:57 GMTNew research confirms that relying on emergency room data to estimate the prevalence of childhood concussions doesn't deliver a complete picture because many seek treatment in primary care.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1147bc8847c4bef8c43b0c3acdf6ee4Ex-Dominican president who helped topple dictator dies at 95http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bded62bc92c446ad930323829a85e1dcTue, 31 May 2016 19:14:24 GMTSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A former Dominican president and general who was the last survivor of a group that toppled a brutal dictator died on Tuesday. Antonio Imbert Barrera was 95.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bded62bc92c446ad930323829a85e1dcLouisiana deputies report shooting man with rifle in roadwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d7649f6e28549bcbf725186a4ff0378Tue, 31 May 2016 19:23:36 GMTOBERLIN, La. (AP) — The sheriff in Allen Parish, Louisiana is reporting an officer-involved shooting.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d7649f6e28549bcbf725186a4ff0378UK pound slides as polls indicate support for EU exithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eba21e5872644c1f95871ad57d63d169Tue, 31 May 2016 19:07:03 GMTLONDON (AP) — The British pound fell sharply Tuesday after two opinion polls for The Guardian newspaper indicated support for a British exit from the 28-country European Union in next month's referendum.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eba21e5872644c1f95871ad57d63d169Woman hit by officer pleads not guilty to resisting arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d54e1a4e24b496698cfe2c13d111a5aTue, 31 May 2016 19:14:17 GMTJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman whose beating by a police officer while she was handcuffed was caught on video has pleaded not guilty to charges including resisting arrest with violence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d54e1a4e24b496698cfe2c13d111a5aGrain lower, livestock higherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/738df8aaf1884fc3ad5d50a18ce6b617Tue, 31 May 2016 19:26:26 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/738df8aaf1884fc3ad5d50a18ce6b617The Latest: Victim of shark attack has 1 large bite woundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8bca181603548f888dd0861bacd5f77Tue, 31 May 2016 19:10:44 GMTNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shark attack in Southern California (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8bca181603548f888dd0861bacd5f77Review: Alan Furst's 'A Hero of France' lacks intensityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6d8cef1bb174a1e8f5324f6330b5671Tue, 31 May 2016 19:26:23 GMT"A Hero of France" (Random House), by Alan Fursthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6d8cef1bb174a1e8f5324f6330b5671US stocks slide following late slump in oil priceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b9fe16445dc421facd0a7ffd191587eTue, 31 May 2016 19:46:34 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are falling Tuesday afternoon and energy companies are sliding with the price of oil. Makers of household products are trading lower following mixed reports about consumer behavior in the U.S.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b9fe16445dc421facd0a7ffd191587e