FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 27 May 2015 17:04:42 -0700Griner: Fellow WNBA players want her to appeal suspensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92c67e384fe04b53938050ef9e407d16NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Griner has been hearing from players around the WNBA who would like her to change her mind and appeal her seven-game suspension for a domestic violence incident involving her partner Glory Johnson, also a player in the league.By DOUG FEINBERGsSportsSports transactionsSports governanceViolenceWomen's basketballSports businessSocial issuesSocial affairsProfessional basketballBasketballWomen's sportsTulsaOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92c67e384fe04b53938050ef9e407d16Wed, 27 May 2015 22:48:49 GMTTracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c03a58dfde37417e8ba2defa593a608aNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.By DAVID PORTERaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCelebrityAccidentsEntertainmentLaw and orderAccidents and disastersTransportationNewarkNew JerseyNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c03a58dfde37417e8ba2defa593a608aWed, 27 May 2015 22:49:32 GMTPirates rally past Marlins 5-2 for 6th straight winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9e68f68de594e8f897dc8f63c020fb3PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mired in a funk a quarter of the way into a season with high expectations, Clint Hurdle challenged his team to get its act together.By WILL GRAVESsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9e68f68de594e8f897dc8f63c020fb3Wed, 27 May 2015 21:05:24 GMTMasters champ Spieth home at Nelson, where he got 1st testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd919f1c82a74e8dbaf39384fee35f09IRVING, Texas (AP) — Before he even got out of high school, Jordan Spieth had already made the cut as a teenage amateur at the Byron Nelson.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsMasters Golf TournamentMen's golfMen's sportsGolfEventsTexasEast AsiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd919f1c82a74e8dbaf39384fee35f09Wed, 27 May 2015 21:09:03 GMTTracy Morgan grateful to settle crash lawsuit with Wal-Marthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d53c7064e12340ca8df6e0df7b2a2779NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Tracy Morgan says he's grateful his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a New Jersey highway crash that injured him and killed one of his friends has been resolved.By DAVID PORTERaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCelebrityLegal proceedingsAccidentsEntertainmentLaw and orderAccidents and disastersTransportationNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth AmericaJersey CityNewarkNew York CityArkansasNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d53c7064e12340ca8df6e0df7b2a2779Wed, 27 May 2015 22:31:50 GMTHostages taken at gas station in San Francisco suburbhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0facf9ea4484cb186b97ec85dd01551ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — Multiple law enforcement agencies are responding to a hostage situation at a Northern California gas station.aGeneral newsHostage situationsCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0facf9ea4484cb186b97ec85dd01551Wed, 27 May 2015 21:36:04 GMT6 Baltimore officers charged in death seek to move trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/855aef23011f4d6e8980cf90dd082c4aBALTIMORE (AP) — Attorneys for six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray are asking a judge to move their case out of Baltimore, arguing it will be impossible to select an impartial jury and receive a fair trial.JULIET LINDERMANaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsRiotsCrimeLaw and orderPolicePolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/855aef23011f4d6e8980cf90dd082c4aWed, 27 May 2015 23:20:57 GMTNorthern California hostage situation ends peacefullyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5becd7749f84dbb92945febfd29b875ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — A man has surrendered peacefully after releasing two hostages in a tense standoff with police in Northern California.aGeneral newsHostage situationsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5becd7749f84dbb92945febfd29b875Wed, 27 May 2015 22:51:24 GMTAP Source: Sabres interviewed ex-Penguins coach Dan Bylsmahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4888b96870c4e1aa8170fe7e34a1d3aBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma interviewed for the Buffalo Sabres' vacancy Wednesday.By JOHN WAWROWsSportsMen's sportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBuffaloUnited StatesNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4888b96870c4e1aa8170fe7e34a1d3aWed, 27 May 2015 21:49:41 GMTOffice Depot to pay $3.4 million over faulty chairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebaf635e86b84effb635e107df161725NEW YORK (AP) — Office Depot will pay regulators $3.4 million to settle charges that it did not report defects of two of its office chair models fast enough, even after receiving more than 200 complaints.aBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleProducts and servicesCorporate newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebaf635e86b84effb635e107df161725Wed, 27 May 2015 21:19:55 GMTNebraska abolishes death penalty in landmark override votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c545196f5f4578bb4fdcbcb5b6b547LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday over the governor's objections in a move pushed through the Legislature with unusual backing from conservatives who oppose capital punishment.By GRANT SCHULTEaGeneral newsDeath penalty controversyState legislatureState governmentsGovernment and politicsLegislatureSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislationNebraskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c545196f5f4578bb4fdcbcb5b6b547Wed, 27 May 2015 21:36:54 GMTStudy reveals flaws in gene testing; results often conflicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c19ea04d9ec044eea4a4c1e4eba5ff41The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe, with flaws that result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a disease risk and others wrongly told they can relax.By MARILYNN MARCHIONEaBusinessHealthScienceGenetics researchGeneticsDiseases and conditionsMedical researchBiologyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c19ea04d9ec044eea4a4c1e4eba5ff41Wed, 27 May 2015 21:04:45 GMTSoftware glitch can cause iPhones to crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de99218841894f80939870e8ad0186dcA newly-discovered glitch in Apple's software can cause iPhones to mysteriously shut down when they receive a certain text message.By BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyMobile phonesSoftwareConsumer electronicsComputing and information technologyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de99218841894f80939870e8ad0186dcWed, 27 May 2015 21:41:10 GMTJonathan Franzen talks up, and around, his new novelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4bf9519bc694425bfcde797a8c251cdNEW YORK (AP) — Writing has become no easier for Jonathan Franzen, whose fifth novel comes out this fall.By HILLEL ITALIEeArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureEntertainmentSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4bf9519bc694425bfcde797a8c251cdWed, 27 May 2015 23:22:05 GMTMcClain, Bryant on offseason missing list for Dallas Cowboyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee247a77263b4011a56321fced57647cIRVING, Texas (AP) — The Cowboys figured they would be without receiver Dez Bryant most of the offseason because of the star receiver's contract situation.By SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsAthlete injuriesSports transactionsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee247a77263b4011a56321fced57647cWed, 27 May 2015 22:24:52 GMTBusiness Highlightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8f4ddf9a04442be9dd2bfb5ed690f7e___By The Associated PressfBusinessLegal proceedingsSports governanceInternational soccerProfessional soccerCrimeEnergy industryIndustriesConsumer products and servicesLaw and orderGeneral newsFinancial servicesSportsStock marketsFinancial marketsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSoccerTelecommunicationsUnited StatesNew YorkNew York CityDallasNewarkNorth AmericaTexasNew Jerseyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8f4ddf9a04442be9dd2bfb5ed690f7eWed, 27 May 2015 22:05:50 GMTNo sex assault charges for women in massage parlor stinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db5a3be84b644f1387eff1d904bebbbdHONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's top prosecutor is dismissing cases against 16 women arrested in a massage parlor prostitution sting after the sex assault charges they faced drew criticism.By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsArrestsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeSmugglingLaw and orderSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsHonoluluHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db5a3be84b644f1387eff1d904bebbbdWed, 27 May 2015 22:38:16 GMTLatest on flooding: Officials urging evacuationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8db1b27e0004f32a8b3ef0de136faab6 p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsStormsProperty damageDisaster planning and responseEvacuationsSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersMissing personsTrafficMunicipal governmentsAccidentsTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsTexasSan MarcosHoustonWeatherfordDallasRosenbergFort WorthOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8db1b27e0004f32a8b3ef0de136faabWed, 27 May 2015 23:03:45 GMTDodgers send 3B Juan Uribe to Braves in 6-player tradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af94b7c0cbc04c69b6b149156cb6b32bLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers dealt third baseman Juan Uribe to the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday in a six-player trade that was initially blocked.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af94b7c0cbc04c69b6b149156cb6b32bWed, 27 May 2015 21:41:46 GMTMan on MTV's 'Catfish' accused of making fake threats in DChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b931997538842759100d39211cb506fWASHINGTON (AP) — A man once exposed on MTV's "Catfish" reality show about online scams was charged Wednesday with calling in fake threats against Metro stations, buses and trains in the nation's capital.By MATTHEW BARAKATwGeneral newsExtortion and threatsCrimeMass transit systemsTransportationRichmondVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b931997538842759100d39211cb506fWed, 27 May 2015 21:16:30 GMTDetective: Canada diplomat's son made threats after shootouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afabd7dbf8cb4a21bd53c0d6c1e61adfMIAMI (AP) — A Miami detective testified Wednesday he was spit upon and threatened with violence by the teenage son of a prominent Canadian diplomat after an alleged drug-related shootout that killed the boy's older brother.By CURT ANDERSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsDrug-related crimeExtortion and threatsCrimeDiplomacyLaw and orderViolent crimeInternational relationsGovernment and politicsMiamiCanadaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afabd7dbf8cb4a21bd53c0d6c1e61adfWed, 27 May 2015 21:40:53 GMTExxon shareholders to vote on climate change, frackinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b11af865f516447b83a08c86fcd5747aDALLAS (AP) — Shareholders of big oil companies overwhelmingly rejected several environmental resolutions including proposals to put climate-change experts on their boards and set goals for greenhouse-gas emissions.By DAVID KOENIGaBusinessGeneral newsClimateEnergy and the environmentEnvironmental concernsEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAir qualityDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b11af865f516447b83a08c86fcd5747aWed, 27 May 2015 21:28:35 GMTNew official James Bond novel to be called 'Trigger Mortis'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eff3d84d7254631afe6e9b1e97268a9LONDON (AP) — James Bond will be reunited with Pussy Galore in a new novel to be published this year.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureEntertainmentUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eff3d84d7254631afe6e9b1e97268a9Wed, 27 May 2015 23:08:17 GMTNatalie Portman urges new Harvard graduates to take chanceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d15bc555b3f4c0d9fe2bde7da596398CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Natalie Portman advised graduating Harvard seniors Wednesday to use their inexperience to their advantage, saying she has learned that taking calculated risks can lead to life-changing rewards.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d15bc555b3f4c0d9fe2bde7da596398Wed, 27 May 2015 21:13:30 GMTJury deliberates in ex-Senate candidate's election law trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eae5147f26ae4ba2969b25b90d44fcadPIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Jurors have begun deliberating in the election law trial of former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureGovernment and politicsLaw and orderUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eae5147f26ae4ba2969b25b90d44fcadWed, 27 May 2015 23:03:12 GMTIslamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troopshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95c8fbdb592943138d5da4aa27bcc58fBAGHDAD (AP) — As Iraqi forces gathered for a major new offensive to try to take back the sprawling Sunni heartland of Anbar province, Islamic State militants struck first, unleashing a wave of suicide bombings that killed at least 17 soldiers.By SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsHuman rights and civil libertiesBombingsGovernment and politicsPolitical activismTerrorismSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesIraqSyriaMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95c8fbdb592943138d5da4aa27bcc58fWed, 27 May 2015 21:55:15 GMTTHE LATEST: Former FIFA vice president Warner surrendershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c0fc97df9704ca18863b1f7ef1ffdb5ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:By The Associated PressiBusinessGeneral newsSportsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCriminal investigationsFIFA World Cup2018 FIFA World CupInternational incidentsInternational soccerSports governanceProfessional soccerCorruption in sportsArrestsLegal proceedingsExtraditionCorporate legal affairsSports marketingCrimeLaw and orderElectionsMarketing and advertisingLegislatureJournalismInternational relationsEventsSoccerNational electionsGovernment and politicsCorporate newsSports businessNews mediaMediaMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichRussiaSouth AmericaTrinidad and TobagoPort of SpainSwitzerlandUnited StatesVenezuelaBrazilUruguayCaribbeanCayman IslandsQatarNorth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanRaleighCosta RicaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeMiddle EastNorth CarolinaCentral Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c0fc97df9704ca18863b1f7ef1ffdb5Wed, 27 May 2015 21:15:41 GMTObama raises money in Miami for Democratic Partyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1baa2a3bfdc4db2ac5bc3c8b523e21eMIAMI (AP) — President Barack Obama is in South Florida to raise money for the Democratic Party for the 2016 presidential race.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2012 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical fundraising2016 United States Presidential ElectionNational electionsElectionsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1baa2a3bfdc4db2ac5bc3c8b523e21eWed, 27 May 2015 21:39:31 GMTOnstage at last: Memorable moments of National Spelling Beehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a633c643ef04403896988cf3ff5006f4OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — An impressive field of 283 young spellers was narrowed to 49 semifinalists during Wednesday's preliminary rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The remaining spellers will compete on Thursday for more than $37,000 in cash and prizes.By BEN NUCKOLSaGeneral newsNational Spelling BeeAcademic competitionsEducationEventsSocial affairsGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyleMarylandTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a633c643ef04403896988cf3ff5006f4Wed, 27 May 2015 23:30:53 GMTFCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing callshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9523deb9cbdf4d808418deb3fbac11b2WASHINGTON (AP) — Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.By JENNIFER C. KERRhtBusinessGovernment and politicsConsumer affairsTechnologyIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsTelecommunicationsIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9523deb9cbdf4d808418deb3fbac11b2Wed, 27 May 2015 21:22:56 GMTAPNewsBreak: Feds probing powerful union for NY jail guardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd6fbad449fa492397f77cf8c83c83f6NEW YORK (AP) — Federal investigators are looking into the financial records and other documents of the powerful union representing the city's 9,000 jail guards, the union's president and its law firm confirmed Wednesday to The Associated Press.By JAKE PEARSONaBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFinancial servicesIndustriesCorrectional systemsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd6fbad449fa492397f77cf8c83c83f6Wed, 27 May 2015 22:53:27 GMTNCAA: Athletes improving in classroom; wage gap remainshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ece8feb11b4f4c7f8c894520e0e243b1INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Cash counts in college sports — even in the classroom.By MICHAEL MAROTsSportsSchool athleticsWomen's sportsCollege sportsBasketballWomen's basketballMen's basketballFootballEducationSocial affairsMen's sportsLabor issuesSocial issueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ece8feb11b4f4c7f8c894520e0e243b1Wed, 27 May 2015 22:15:52 GMT2nd submariner guilty of sharing videos of women in showerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b825ddf8a650452bafe7d09ad4912b90MAYPORT NAVAL STATION, Fla. (AP) — A second submariner pleaded guilty Wednesday to sharing videos of female officers undressing for a shower, continuing a case that a prosecutor calls a "black eye" for the Navy's integration of women into the nation's sub fleet.By JASON DEARENaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsMilitary legal affairsMilitary affairsCrimeLaw and orderMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b825ddf8a650452bafe7d09ad4912b90Wed, 27 May 2015 21:08:41 GMT$150M in bribes, dozen schemes: US prosecutors' FIFA casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0df23b1833746d594e5706213c6d569NEW YORK (AP) — In accusing soccer federation leaders of tarnishing the sport by taking $150 million in bribes and payoffs, U.S. prosecutors laid out a sweeping corruption case that hinges on the testimony of insiders, including some who have agreed to cooperate in plea deals.By TOM HAYS and JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsSportsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestLegal proceedingsSports governanceCrimeMen's soccerCorruption in sportsProfessional soccerInternational soccerSoccerLaw and orderMen's sportsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0df23b1833746d594e5706213c6d569Wed, 27 May 2015 21:56:25 GMTIndy 500 champ, rookie of year fined for race infractionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dafd702426ba43b3aa79d88804a03abeINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indy 500 rookie of the year Gabby Chaves has been fined $10,000 and put on probation for six races after hitting a crew member with his car in Sunday's race. Half of the fine was suspended.sSportsIndianapolis 500Automobile racingEventsIndyCarIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dafd702426ba43b3aa79d88804a03abeWed, 27 May 2015 22:23:17 GMTArizona dad denies molesting, beating daughter who diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8fa155b093e4724ade720348b1ce804PHOENIX (AP) — A jailed father has denied sexually and physically abusing his 3-year-old daughter who weighed just 15 pounds and had numerous injuries when she died last weekend, a television station reported.aGeneral newsCrimeArrestsCrimes against childrenViolent crimeLaw and orderArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8fa155b093e4724ade720348b1ce804Wed, 27 May 2015 21:51:58 GMTWounded woman testifies in Nevada about trespass killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a9b5c8debcc441c9e8eab0acacd7be6RENO, Nev. (AP) — A female trespasser who survived a shooting in a vacant Nevada duplex testified Wednesday that the property owner entered the unit and opened fire without provocation, wounding her three times and killing a man on the floor next to her.By SCOTT SONNERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNevadaRenoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a9b5c8debcc441c9e8eab0acacd7be6Wed, 27 May 2015 22:40:16 GMTCespedes homers in Tigers' 3-2 win over Athleticshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79f68819675f4b8dbe8833e24924637cOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes homered with two outs in the fifth inning to break a scoreless tie against his former team and six Detroit pitchers combined on an six-hitter to lead the Tigers to a 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.By MICHAEL WAGAMANsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79f68819675f4b8dbe8833e24924637cWed, 27 May 2015 22:59:47 GMTAnalysis: Against IS, airstrikes may not sufficehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3206ec7c6b14cfb8973db05cb05cd80BAGHDAD (AP) — It is the modern era's military strategy of choice: overwhelming air power delivering precision-guided punishment backed by intelligence on the ground, with minimal exposure for soldiers of the striking side.By DAN PERRY and VIVIAN SALAMAiGeneral newsWar and unrestInternational incidentsMilitant groupsArmed forcesTerrorismNational governmentsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSyriaIraqBaghdadJordanUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3206ec7c6b14cfb8973db05cb05cd80Wed, 27 May 2015 21:15:49 GMTPolice: Pair who rode with Wal-Mart gunman didn't know planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f789e17a89404edeba61e35ddbbf0bc9BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two people who were in the car with a U.S. airman when he drove to a North Dakota Wal-Mart and opened fire inside the store in an apparently random shooting had no idea what he was about to do, police said Wednesday.By DAVE KOLPACK and BLAKE NICHOLSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessNorth DakotaGrand ForksUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f789e17a89404edeba61e35ddbbf0bc9Wed, 27 May 2015 22:13:38 GMTPentagon: Military mistakenly shipped live anthrax sampleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf0d90a773cf4bcea4e688dc8858a16aWASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected to receive dead spores.By ROBERT BURNSwHealthGovernment and politicsAnthrax scaresState governmentsMilitary facilitiesMilitary legal affairsGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf0d90a773cf4bcea4e688dc8858a16aWed, 27 May 2015 23:39:12 GMTEx-FIFA vice president Warner arrested, granted $2.5M bailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b22b16572174475ab84c917b3bc6ba56PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner was expected to spend Wednesday night in jail after surrendering when police issued an arrest warrant at the request of U.S. authorities, who filed corruption charges against him and 13 others tied to international soccer.By TONY FRASERiGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsInternational soccerMen's soccerSports governanceProfessional soccerCorruption in sportsArrestsSoccerLaw and orderMen's sportsInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsCrimeTrinidad and TobagoUnited StatesPort of SpainCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b22b16572174475ab84c917b3bc6ba56Wed, 27 May 2015 21:53:35 GMTA closer look at those killed in Texas, Oklahoma weatherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb8fedc497d749c590207b2974e2d2d0At least 19 people have died in flooding and tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas since the start of the Memorial Day weekend. A look at the lives of some of the victims:By BETSY BLANEY and TIM TALLEYaGeneral newsWeatherTornadoesFloodsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersCrimeAccidentsTransportationTexasOklahomaSan AntonioCorpus ChristiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb8fedc497d749c590207b2974e2d2d0Wed, 27 May 2015 22:27:50 GMTMexico drops charges against 4 men, finds they were torturedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a006e13ef9c4bf8b060c56acdd54485MEXICO CITY (AP) — A judge has freed four men imprisoned for almost seven years on charges they threw hand grenades into a crowd at a Mexican independence day celebration in 2008, killing eight people.iGeneral newsActs of tortureLegal proceedingsLaw and orderDrug-related crimeCrimeOrganized crimeMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a006e13ef9c4bf8b060c56acdd54485Wed, 27 May 2015 21:30:37 GMTHostage situation ends peacefully when suspect surrendershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7cfd0b038d94fbb826f3fe7a2135fc7ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — A carjacker surrendered peacefully Wednesday after releasing two hostages who were held in a tense standoff with police at a convenience store in Northern California, authorities said.aGeneral newsHostage situationsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7cfd0b038d94fbb826f3fe7a2135fc7Wed, 27 May 2015 23:22:58 GMTTulsa County Sheriff's Office gets 3 proposals for reviewhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7005fa6f5f94ff8a17e6621de263071TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday it has received proposals from three national firms on how to overhaul the agency in the wake of the shooting death of an unarmed man by a reserve deputy.By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsOklahomaTulsaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7005fa6f5f94ff8a17e6621de263071Wed, 27 May 2015 21:56:08 GMTAP sources: IRS believes identity thieves from Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c16ecdbc8c134e2188b32c826d54c24eWASHINGTON (AP) — IRS investigators believe the identity thieves who stole the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website are part of a sophisticated criminal operation based in Russia, two officials told the Associated Press.By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERhtBusinessGovernment and politicsTechnologyIdentity theftPersonal taxesLegislatureGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsCrimeGeneral newsPersonal financeUnited StatesRussiaNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c16ecdbc8c134e2188b32c826d54c24eWed, 27 May 2015 21:06:48 GMTFlorida coasts have grown, but hurricane damage risk hasn'thttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae30ee468df84f63a991da8dd1a42e9dMIAMI (AP) — Since eight hurricanes whipped through Florida during back-to-back seasons a decade ago, causing $33 billion in insurance claims, the state's coastal communities have added an additional 1.5 million people and almost a half-million new houses, an Associated Press analysis shows.By MIKE SCHNEIDER, JENNIFER KAY and MELISSA NELSON-GABRIELfBusinessNatural disastersCoastlines and beachesProperty damageAccidents and disastersGeneral newsStormsWeatherEnvironment and natureIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFloridaMiamiPanama CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae30ee468df84f63a991da8dd1a42e9dWed, 27 May 2015 23:11:33 GMTUK leader travels to 4 EU states to press case for reformhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f98a1567c9ee4bbb92fb171a80dd986eLONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron is setting off Thursday on a whirlwind visit to four European capitals, pressing his case that Britain needs to renegotiate its relationship with the 27 other members of the bloc.By DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReferendumsElectionsUnited KingdomPolandNetherlandsEuropeGermanyWestern EuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f98a1567c9ee4bbb92fb171a80dd986eWed, 27 May 2015 23:02:38 GMT1 of 2 hostages at California gas station releasedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b024d3ebee542d59887b5a3f2c7cce6ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — Police say one of two hostages has been released from a Northern California gas station where an armed man held them at gunpoint after crashing a stolen car.aGeneral newsHostage situationsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b024d3ebee542d59887b5a3f2c7cce6Wed, 27 May 2015 22:10:16 GMT