FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 May 2015 16:57:49 -0700Alleged Nazi war criminal wanted by Russia dies in Quebec (AP) — Vladimir Katriuk, the man who held the No. 2 spot on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most wanted Nazi war criminals, has died, his lawyer said Thursday. He was 93.iGeneral newsWar crimesObituariesNazismWar and unrestGovernment and politicsCanadaCrimeaQuebecRussiaMoscowNorth AmericaUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 22:26:10 GMTMichael King, innovative syndicator of 'Oprah,' dies at 67 YORK (AP) — Michael King, an innovative TV syndicator who helped make stars of Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Phil McGraw and Rachael Ray, has died.By FRAZIER MOOREaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentObituariesCelebrityProducts and servicesCorporate news, 28 May 2015 23:27:45 GMTChicago police asked to keep racially charged photo sealed (AP) — Chicago police asked a judge to seal a photograph of two white officers holding rifles over a black man wearing deer antlers in an effort to protect the unidentified black man's privacy, an argument that sparked skepticism Thursday by some community activists.By DON BABWINaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLegal proceedingsPoliceLaw and orderCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 21:46:54 GMTPolice: Wife, kids of man in California standoff out safely VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Police say a gunman's wife and two children have emerged safely from their San Diego-area apartment after a standoff began when the man killed a neighbor.By JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 23:08:52 GMTTebow makes his Philly debut (AP) — A slimmer Tim Tebow threw passes in shorts while a horde of reporters critiqued his mechanics and analyzed his arm motion.By ROB MAADDIsSportsProfessional footballFootballPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 21:39:22 GMTCDC investigating error that caused live anthrax shipments (AP) — The U.S. Army's top general said Thursday that human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples from a chemical weapons testing site that was opened more than 70 years ago in a desolate stretch of desert in Utah.By ROBERT BURNS and BRADY McCOMBSwGovernment and politicsMilitary facilitiesMilitary leadershipChemical weaponsMilitary and defenseWeapons administrationWeapons of mass destructionGeneral newsArmed forcesUnited StatesUtahNorth America, 28 May 2015 21:30:29 GMTUS officials revive oil train safety order after complaints, Mont. (AP) — U.S. transportation officials are extending an order for railroads to notify states about shipments of hazardous crude oil shipments.aBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTransportation safetyTransportationEnergy industryIndustriesBillingsMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 22:57:42 GMTAlabama, feds reach agreement over alleged prison abuse, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama women's prison will be overhauled after the U.S. Justice Department said officers there coerced inmates into sex, watched them in showers and bathrooms and organized a New Year's Eve strip show.By KIM CHANDLERaGeneral newsCorrectional systemsState governmentsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderSex in societyGovernment and politicsAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 21:46:31 GMTHozier, Nick Jonas to perform at daytime iHeartRadio fest YORK (AP) — Hozier, Nick Jonas and Trey Songz are among the performers set for the daytime portion of the upcoming iHeartRadio Music Festival.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainment, 28 May 2015 22:06:40 GMTElectrical problem temporarily closes Washington Monument (AP) — The National Park Service says an electrical problem has temporarily closed the Washington Monument.wGeneral newsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 22:45:37 GMT2 car bombs kill 10 people in Iraq (AP) — Authorities in Iraq say two separate car bombs inside parking lot of two hotels have killed 10 people in the capital Baghdad.By SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 28 May 2015 22:05:55 GMTChile customs workers end strike that disrupted exports, Chile (AP) — Chilean customs workers are returning to work after reaching a deal to end a nationwide strike that halted shipments causing losses for the fruit and salmon industries.iBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeStrikesLabor issuesEconomySocial issuesSocial affairsChileSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 28 May 2015 23:58:06 GMTIraqi officials: Suicide car bomb in Baghdad kills 10, wounds 27 (AP) — Iraqi officials: Suicide car bomb in Baghdad kills 10, wounds 27.iGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestTerrorismBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 28 May 2015 21:43:24 GMTRubio returns to childhood home: Las Vegas, not Miami VEGAS (AP) — When Marco Rubio attends his 44th birthday party and fundraiser at the home of the host of the "Pawn Stars" reality show Thursday, it won't be his first birthday in Las Vegas.By NICHOLAS RICCARDIpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionChristianityPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsReligionSocial affairsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessPolitical organizationsLas VegasNevadaMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 22:49:00 GMTWisconsin governor: Obama power plant rule 'unworkable' (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is telling President Barack Obama that his plan to reduce pollution from coal-fired power plants is "unworkable."By MATTHEW DALYpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsEnvironmental laws and regulationsEnergy and the environmentState governmentsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment regulationsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 21:38:33 GMTWill Power reflects on near-victory at Indy 500 (AP) — Will Power can still revisit in his mind the last few seconds of the Indianapolis 500. Teammate Juan Pablo Montoya was within sight, but not within reach.By NOAH TRISTERsSportsAutomobile racingIndyCarIndianapolis 500EventsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 22:40:30 GMTFirefighters too big, but girl just right to rescue kitten, Pa. (AP) — Firefighters were too big to rescue a kitten from a storm drain in south-central Pennsylvania, but a 6-year-old girl's size proved to be just right.aOdditiesSearch and rescue effortsGeneral newsLancasterPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 22:01:34 GMTDetroit-area officer to stand trial for driver's beating, Mich. (AP) — A police officer seen on video repeatedly punching a motorist in the head during a traffic stop was ordered to stand trial on assault charges Thursday, and the driver's lawyers announced a nearly $1.4 million settlement with a Detroit suburb over the beating.By ED WHITEaGeneral newsPolice brutalityLegal proceedingsCrimePoliceLaw and orderViolent crimeHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceDrug-related crimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 21:42:55 GMT1 arrested, others sought after gunfire at Ga. Army base, Ga. (AP) — The military says two speeding vehicles entered a Georgia Army base and at least one shot was fired before some of the occupants fled into the woods.aGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderColumbusGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 23:54:31 GMTConnecticut theater's future in doubt amid noise complaints, Conn. (AP) — Almost 30 noise complaints made in the past year could put the future of a major Connecticut music venue in jeopardy.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 22:14:37 GMTEx-FIFA vice president Warner leaves jail in ambulance, Trinidad (AP) — Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner left a Trinidad jail by ambulance Thursday, a day after he was charged in a U.S. corruption case that has led to the arrests of more than a dozen international soccer officials and businessmen.By JABARI FRASERiGeneral newsSportsInternational soccerMen's soccerProfessional soccerSports governanceCorruption in sportsSoccerMen's sportsTrinidad and TobagoCaribbeanSouth AfricaPort of SpainLatin America and CaribbeanSouthern AfricaAfrica, 28 May 2015 22:45:01 GMTKenyan man pleads guilty in US terrorism support case (AP) — A Kenyan man has pleaded guilty in the U.S. to terrorism support charges in a case that involved Internet chat room and other online communications with undercover FBI operatives.By CURT ANDERSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsTerrorismLaw and orderWar and unrest, 28 May 2015 22:26:03 GMTCDC: 150 possibly had contact with Lassa fever victim YORK (AP) — Federal and state health officials have identified more than 150 people who possibly had contact with a patient who died of Lassa fever, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.By MIKE STOBBEaGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsNew York CityWest AfricaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaAfrica, 28 May 2015 22:26:27 GMTNebraska death penalty backers consider challenges to repeal, Neb. (AP) — Death penalty supporters are preparing to challenge Nebraska's repeal of capital punishment through the courts and on the campaign trail.By GRANT SCHULTEaGovernment and politicsDeath penalty controversyCriminal punishmentConstitutional amendmentsState governmentsLegislatureState legislatureSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderGeneral newsConstitutionsLegislationNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 22:48:41 GMTDC transit officials temporarily suspend issue-oriented ads (AP) — Transit officials in Washington have voted to temporarily suspend all issue-oriented advertisements on the region's rail and bus system, a move that comes as the agency was asked to consider an ad with a provocative cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.By JESSICA GRESKOwGeneral newsMass transit systemsTransportation, 28 May 2015 23:23:15 GMTBylsma faces big rebuilding challenge in taking over Sabres, N.Y. (AP) — The circumstances have changed for Dan Bylsma in taking over as coach of the young and rebuilding Buffalo Sabres.By JOHN WAWROWsSportsSports transactionsCoachingSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 22:51:55 GMTLatest on Hastert: Indictment says he agreed to pay $3.5M p.m. (CDT)Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIndictmentsCrimeLaw and orderFinancial servicesIndustriesBusinessUnited StatesIllinoisNorth America, 28 May 2015 22:16:27 GMTLatest on Hastert: Succeeded Gingrich as House speaker p.m. (CDT)Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIndictmentsCrimeLaw and orderFinancial servicesIndustriesBusinessUnited StatesIllinoisNorth America, 28 May 2015 21:56:07 GMTLatest on flooding: Rising water cuts off Texas subdivisions p.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsFloodsDisaster planning and responseSearch and rescue effortsEvacuationsAccidents and disastersTrafficMissing personsNatural disastersTransportationTexasOklahomaHoustonLubbockFort WorthNormanKansasColorado RiverArkansasUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 23:18:02 GMTAdrian Peterson vents on Twitter about honoring contract (AP) — Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of Minnesota Vikings' offseason.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete compensationSocial mediaCelebritySports transactionsSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessOnline mediaMediaProfessional footballFootballEntertainmentArts and entertainmentNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballMen's sports, 28 May 2015 23:11:57 GMTTestimony wraps up for day in Diamond's bar fight WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — Testimony has wrapped up for the day in the trial of television actor Dustin Diamond, who is accused of stabbing a man during a bar fight in Wisconsin after a woman punched his girlfriend.By DANA FERGUSONaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCelebrityCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 22:33:43 GMTSearch dogs aiding efforts after Texas floods need care, Texas (AP) — Veterinarians are on hand to care for the dogs that are helping search teams look for those missing from the Memorial Day weekend floods in Central Texas.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherSearch and rescue effortsDogsPet healthPet careFloodsAccidents and disastersMammalsAnimalsAnimal healthHealthPetsLifestyleTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 23:34:29 GMTJudge: No juror misconduct in Ga. peanut trial convictions, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge Thursday refused to throw out criminal convictions in a salmonella outbreak traced to a Georgia peanut plant after the court investigated defense attorneys' claims of jury misconduct.By RUSS BYNUM and KATE BRUMBACKaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsHealthLifestyleDisease outbreaksNational courtsProduction facilitiesCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPublic healthPoisoningDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryCorporate newsSavannahGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 23:24:07 GMTPolice: Man dies at hospital after hit by police stun gun CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 34-year-old man died after Kansas City, Kansas, police used a stun gun to subdue him in a parking lot, where authorities said the man had been acting strangely.aGeneral newsKansasKansas CityUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 22:07:26 GMTSuspect in downtown Los Angeles arson case pleads not guilty ANGELES (AP) — A man charged with starting a massive downtown Los Angeles inferno has pleaded not guilty.By TAMI ABDOLLAHaBusinessGeneral newsArsonLegal proceedingsCrimeFiresArrestsLaw and orderAccidents and disastersMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 22:18:03 GMTDemi Lovato is the face of mental health in new campaign ANGELES (AP) — When Demi Lovato was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she was actually relieved.By SANDY COHENaArts and entertainmentHealthCelebrityEntertainmentMental healthMusic, 28 May 2015 22:06:24 GMTA look at the voting blocs in the FIFA president balloting's 209 members are expected to elect President Sepp Blatter to a fifth term Friday, based on statements in recent months issued by continental confederations, despite a string of scandals including the indictment of nine soccer officials this week by the U.S. government.By RONALD BLUMaGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerInternational soccerSports governanceSoccerMen's sportsUnited StatesEuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanNorth America, 28 May 2015 23:31:08 GMTTeen girl charged with making 'Columbine' threat to school, Mass. (AP) — A 15-year-old Massachusetts girl has been charged with making a threat to her school on social media that referenced the Columbine High School massacre.aGeneral newsSocial mediaColumbine High School massacreOnline mediaMediaViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationViolent crimeCrimeEventsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 23:56:45 GMTUS waits Thai approval for flights to locate boat people (AP) — The United States is waiting for Thailand to allow U.S. surveillance flights through Thai airspace to help locate stranded boat people in Southeast Asian seas, the State Department said Thursday.By MATTHEW PENNINGTONwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical refugeesHumanitarian crisesInternational relationsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsThailandUnited StatesMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaMyanmarAsiaNorth America, 28 May 2015 22:34:55 GMTThe Latest: Doctor testifies about research on James Holmes p.m. (MDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsJudicial appointments and nominationsCrimeLaw and orderJudiciaryGovernment and politicsGovernment appointments and nominationsColoradoDenverAuroraUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 21:51:32 GMTEx-US Speaker charged in relation to payments of hush money (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican who was once third in line to the U.S. presidency, according to a federal grand jury indictment handed down on Thursday in Chicago.By MICHAEL TARMaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIndictmentsCrimeLaw and orderIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsChicagoUnited StatesIllinoisNorth America, 28 May 2015 23:57:42 GMTTHE LATEST: US will vote for Prince Ali in FIFA election (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:iBusinessGeneral newsSportsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestRacketeeringMen's soccerCriminal investigationsFIFA World Cup2018 FIFA World CupInternational soccerSports governanceProfessional soccerCorruption in sports2022 FIFA World CupSports sponsorshipExtraditionLegal proceedingsPolitical corruptionPolitical resignationsSports marketingArrestsJudicial electionsElectionsCrimeLaw and orderLegislatureOlympic gamesMen's sportsSoccerEventsNational electionsGovernment and politicsSports businessPolitical issuesJudiciaryZurichRussiaRio de JaneiroBrazilUnited KingdomSouth AfricaSwitzerlandUnited StatesEuropeQatarWestern EuropeEastern EuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanSouthern AfricaAfricaNorth AmericaMiddle East, 28 May 2015 23:27:31 GMT1st tropical storm of Pacific season strengthens off Mexico (AP) — The first named tropical storm of the eastern Pacific hurricane season has formed far from Mexico's coast.aGeneral newsStormsWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 28 May 2015 23:03:50 GMTFossils of previously unknown beaver species found in Oregon PASS, Ore. (AP) — A fossilized skull and teeth from a newly described species of beaver that lived 28 million years ago have been unearthed in eastern Oregon.By JEFF BARNARDaGeneral newsScienceFossilsAnimalsEvolutionary biologyRodentsPaleontologyBiologyMammalsOregonGrants PassUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 23:05:57 GMTPsychiatrist: Colorado shooter 'knew what he was doing', Colo. (AP) — A state-appointed psychiatrist who examined James Holmes two years after his attack on a Colorado movie theater said Thursday that "whatever he suffered from" that night, he knew what he was doing.By DAN ELLIOTTaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 22:00:17 GMTLatest on flooding: Brazos River recedes ... for now p.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsFloodsDisaster planning and responseSearch and rescue effortsEvacuationsAccidents and disastersMissing personsNatural disastersTexasOklahomaLubbockHoustonFort WorthNormanKansasColorado RiverArkansasUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 21:51:03 GMTObama: TX, OK storms a reminder to prepare for disasters (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday that deadly flooding in Texas and Oklahoma is a reminder that the U.S. needs to toughen its response to the effects of natural disasters. He said climate change is affecting both the pace and intensity of storms.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEaGovernment and politicsWeather forecastsWeatherGeneral newsDisaster planning and responseStormsFloodsEmergency managementAccidents and disastersEnvironmental concernsProfessional basketballBasketballSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureClimateUnited StatesMiamiNorth AmericaFlorida, 28 May 2015 21:46:48 GMTWoman says she punched TV actor's girlfriend before stabbing WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — A woman testified Thursday that she punched TV actor Dustin Diamond's girlfriend in the face during a bar fight in Wisconsin, just moments before someone yelled that Diamond had a knife.By DANA FERGUSONaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCelebrityCrimeLaw and orderWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 23:49:13 GMTEx-US Speaker Hastert indicted on bank-related charges (AP) — Federal prosecutors announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Thursday, accusing the 73-year-old Illinois Republican of withdrawing $952,000 in cash in a way that evaded the requirement that banks report cash transactions over $10,000. He's also accused of lying to the FBI.By MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIndictmentsCrimeLaw and orderChicagoUnited StatesIllinoisNorth America, 28 May 2015 21:56:25 GMTFormer FIFA vice president Warner leaves jail in ambulance, Trinidad (AP) — Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner has left a jail in Trinidad by ambulance a day after he was charged in a U.S. corruption case that has led to the arrests of more than a dozen international soccer officials and businessman.iGeneral newsSportsInternational soccerMen's soccerProfessional soccerSports governanceCorruption in sportsSoccerMen's sportsTrinidad and TobagoPort of SpainCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 28 May 2015 21:46:38 GMT