FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 05 May 2016 14:57:38 -07:00Clint Bowyer navigating rough bridge season to Stewart-Haashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fa639d763294d508d297781a78db62aThu, 05 May 2016 21:21:17 GMTKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Clint Bowyer will be a busy man this weekend at Kansas Speedway.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fa639d763294d508d297781a78db62aHow the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89263b531e3d4da5b84d2e9ede764644Thu, 05 May 2016 20:51:12 GMTStocks closed mostly unchanged on Thursday, as an earlier rally in oil prices faded and investors waited for the release of a closely watched jobs report on Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89263b531e3d4da5b84d2e9ede764644Los Angeles man guilty in 10 'Grim Sleeper' serial killingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2da98bf7a1f4a6eb0df529cdf695fa3Thu, 05 May 2016 21:06:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A former trash collector in Los Angeles was convicted Thursday of 10 "Grim Sleeper" serial killings that spanned two decades and targeted vulnerable young black women in the inner city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2da98bf7a1f4a6eb0df529cdf695fa3Brazilian justice suspends house speaker, foe of presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c831b3f90e1b4d44bea0f2f9996261c4Thu, 05 May 2016 21:18:17 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's top court voted unanimously Thursday to suspend the scandal-tainted and controversial leader of the lower house of Congress from his duties.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c831b3f90e1b4d44bea0f2f9996261c4Pentagon spokesman says deadly IS attack was a surprisehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7e2da0c68c74aab843a3356bc3a7bdaThu, 05 May 2016 21:29:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's spokesman says the attack in which IS fighters penetrated Kurdish Peshmerga lines and killed U.S. Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Keating was a surprise.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7e2da0c68c74aab843a3356bc3a7bdaBoy's testimony subject of dispute in case of slain officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57ac6ed08ea742d4850c56469bd19c63Thu, 05 May 2016 20:52:07 GMTMANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for an Army staff sergeant accused of fatally shooting a police officer working her first shift are fighting prosecutors' efforts to bring the sergeant's 11-year-old son in front of a grand jury.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57ac6ed08ea742d4850c56469bd19c63US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/831512e85ecb40b69f4fc52fe2caca77Thu, 05 May 2016 20:55:20 GMTLegislation has been proposed in states across the country to protect those who — due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing backlash from opponents. The US Justice Department said Wednesday that North Carolina's law limiting protections for LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says the Obama administration's warning means the issue is no longer confined to North Carolina and could affect other states. Here's a look at legislation around the country:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/831512e85ecb40b69f4fc52fe2caca77Venezuela politician accuses Wall Street Journal of libelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64a89ad415394791b5845b7a07a00cacThu, 05 May 2016 20:45:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A powerful Venezuelan legislator has sued Dow Jones & Co. and News Corp., saying he was libeled in a drug investigation article in The Wall Street Journal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64a89ad415394791b5845b7a07a00cacUS: Colombian police arrest alleged top money laundererhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98d298644a124fb88d6bfd969b8b2d9eThu, 05 May 2016 21:07:08 GMTPANAMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency says Colombian authorities have arrested a Panama-based man who allegedly ran a top worldwide money-laundering organization for drug traffickers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98d298644a124fb88d6bfd969b8b2d9eObama hosts final Cinco de Mayo reception at White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cade76a4a3824d2394a3702ef040a896Thu, 05 May 2016 21:20:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's final Cinco de Mayo reception at the White House seemed more a celebration of him than of the holiday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cade76a4a3824d2394a3702ef040a896What's for dinner? The New York Times wants to helphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87b8f09f599145e6a13264f9b870a241Thu, 05 May 2016 21:20:55 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times Co., which has delivered newspapers for decades, now wants to help deliver food to people's door steps.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87b8f09f599145e6a13264f9b870a241Djokovic, Murray, Nadal advance to Madrid Open quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfa3193a96f9489b99599b06ca327219Thu, 05 May 2016 21:26:48 GMTMADRID (AP) — Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal made their way into the Madrid Open quarterfinals on Thursday, each with straight-set wins.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfa3193a96f9489b99599b06ca327219Painful options for some Brooklyn subway riders amid repairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc36560e01fc44e899914992ece2eea2Thu, 05 May 2016 21:46:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Riders who use a subway line that goes through the lone tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn's hippest neighborhoods to the city's commercial heart are facing a "Would you rather" question they would rather not be asked.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc36560e01fc44e899914992ece2eea2House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d92e74bff4cf4a5cb855f322a500fc84Thu, 05 May 2016 21:48:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d92e74bff4cf4a5cb855f322a500fc84The Latest: Mayor says escaped inmate no longer in his townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/921bf5bc701b4696b9867afe952c61beThu, 05 May 2016 21:08:10 GMTBARNEGAT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the search for an escaped inmate in New Jersey (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/921bf5bc701b4696b9867afe952c61beBusiness Highlightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73dff74e9c80424b93806cdff7c4d0beThu, 05 May 2016 21:27:34 GMT___http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73dff74e9c80424b93806cdff7c4d0beThe Latest: Colombian navy: Adrift mariner is a fishermanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6ee121f6b1a425688fbf4d35bd348faThu, 05 May 2016 21:43:05 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the rescue of a Colombian mariner who was lost at sea for 2 months (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6ee121f6b1a425688fbf4d35bd348faOfficials look into hazardous materials in Houston firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7e15555f1a4953a13e244185ce7b8fThu, 05 May 2016 21:01:18 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A large blaze at a warehouse complex in Houston on Thursday caused explosions, prompted fears that hazardous materials had been released in the air and forced the evacuation of hundreds of students from a nearby elementary school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7e15555f1a4953a13e244185ce7b8fThe Latest: NYC lawmakers approve 5-cent plastic bag chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a115c0525021433fb84892b711e77d00Thu, 05 May 2016 20:45:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York City's plastic bag law (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a115c0525021433fb84892b711e77d00The Latest: Sumner Redstone testifies in competency casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb0deebe64db478c867bdc04f3368aaeThu, 05 May 2016 21:40:19 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a case that will determine the mental competency of media mogul Sumner Redstone. (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb0deebe64db478c867bdc04f3368aaeWomen who died at the hands of the 'Grim Sleeper'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69039179dc7448abaf0e1b009c19ecc2Thu, 05 May 2016 21:46:47 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Lonnie Franklin Jr. was convicted of 10 murders and one attempted murder in the serial killings that were dubbed the work of the "Grim Sleeper" because of a 14-year gap in slayings that spanned two decades in South Los Angeles and targeted vulnerable young black women in the inner city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69039179dc7448abaf0e1b009c19ecc2Seattle mayor decries sexist attacks to sports arena votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75d40d8ce574b33be71bdb18e80e584Thu, 05 May 2016 21:31:07 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's mayor and an investor have condemned sports fans' sexist attacks against the mostly female City Council after its vote sidetracked a proposed arena project aimed at luring the NBA back to the city.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75d40d8ce574b33be71bdb18e80e584Never-completed TVA nuclear plant that cost $4B for salehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7cf5804d63c4331a8d5e8a4419cd77aThu, 05 May 2016 21:06:37 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation's largest public utility is selling a never-completed nuclear plant that has cost more than $4 billion dollars over the past four decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7cf5804d63c4331a8d5e8a4419cd77aHighlights from the 79th running of the Indianapolis 500http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99eb2d3f6bd349759b635dfaee7fccb8Thu, 05 May 2016 21:47:55 GMTRACE: 79th Indianapolis 500http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99eb2d3f6bd349759b635dfaee7fccb8Pacers seeking new voice after parting ways with Frank Vogelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/592ef73ca7964d99b6b5af2be3ac174cThu, 05 May 2016 21:23:57 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Larry Bird has never cared about popularity contests. All he ever wanted to do was win.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/592ef73ca7964d99b6b5af2be3ac174cTexas school fooled by 7-year-old's fake notehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea4b4eb958b7403d9fceb9e1033e4dd1Thu, 05 May 2016 21:44:19 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A 7-year-old Houston girl managed to get out of an after-school program with a fake excuse note that she wrote herself, in large print with misspellings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea4b4eb958b7403d9fceb9e1033e4dd1Beast Mode goes silent as Seattle puts Lynch on retired listhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e448a2ff8d614a7b9b95607decdf01ddThu, 05 May 2016 20:47:10 GMTRENTON, Wash. (AP) — Beast Mode is in retirement mode.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e448a2ff8d614a7b9b95607decdf01ddNYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bagshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/757fb067fd4a4ec1a8ec1e870eeac173Thu, 05 May 2016 21:13:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept a disposable plastic bag. The city's sanitation department estimates 10 billion bags a year are tossed in the trash — roughly 19,000 per minute.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/757fb067fd4a4ec1a8ec1e870eeac173Los Angeles man convicted of 10 'Grim Sleeper' serial killings spanning two decadeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bc204ccd8b0426db14863033bd96eafThu, 05 May 2016 20:49:54 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles man convicted of 10 'Grim Sleeper' serial killings spanning two decades .http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bc204ccd8b0426db14863033bd96eafStudy strengthens suspected link between Zika and paralysishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77d91371ea734439b3c9c3ff73508738Thu, 05 May 2016 20:50:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A study in Brazil found nearly 90 percent of people with a rare paralyzing condition said they had symptoms of Zika earlier — contributing to mounting evidence that Zika may be a cause.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77d91371ea734439b3c9c3ff73508738The Latest: Man guilty in first of 10 'Grim Sleeper' murdershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff5da4a69d80412d95e5974f7f7e5b84Thu, 05 May 2016 20:43:42 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the verdicts in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff5da4a69d80412d95e5974f7f7e5b84110-year-old WWII veteran from Louisiana dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da640bbd5c384320be5d17f3576c0a8bThu, 05 May 2016 21:21:32 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 110-year-old Louisiana man who enlisted in the army during World War II to serve his country has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da640bbd5c384320be5d17f3576c0a8b2 dead, 8 injured in North Shreveport shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/deedb092c5e447ea96b75078f3020cfdThu, 05 May 2016 20:44:01 GMTSHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say masked men burst in on a card game at a tire shop and shot eight men, killing two of them.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/deedb092c5e447ea96b75078f3020cfdForeign investors in fizzled development are at wit's endhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ed18ed69fa041d7b1560408057aebb1Thu, 05 May 2016 20:50:18 GMTMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Foreigners who had been banking on their investments in a biomedical research facility and a hotel and rental cottage project in Vermont to get green cards are scrambling to find a backup now that the project's developers are accused of misusing hundreds of millions of dollars in what investigators called a "massive eight-year fraud scheme."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ed18ed69fa041d7b1560408057aebb1Colorado city to pay those sent to jail over court fineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae77d4db584d4201addd2b815d6632f1Thu, 05 May 2016 20:49:15 GMTCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — In a rare move, a Colorado city has agreed to pay dozens of people, most of them homeless, who were sent to jail because they couldn't afford to pay fines for minor offenses like panhandling and jaywalking.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae77d4db584d4201addd2b815d6632f1Kate Beckinsale dishes on her Sarah Silverman girl crushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76be3acbcfb946ba9bafc21e5a5d000bThu, 05 May 2016 21:42:34 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Friendly exes are nothing new among Hollywood's consciously uncoupled, but Kate Beckinsale says her feelings run deep for ex-boyfriend, Michael Sheen, and his girlfriend, Sarah Silverman.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76be3acbcfb946ba9bafc21e5a5d000bFlight forced to land in Florida following injurieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87359e43d9774d698efdb0e6debf2d26Thu, 05 May 2016 21:17:52 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a plane traveling from the Dominican Republican to Pittsburgh had to stop in Florida after several people were injured when the plane experienced turbulence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87359e43d9774d698efdb0e6debf2d26Patching relationships, Trump pivots toward big fundraisinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc59f3a2719147408205502b8b56056eThu, 05 May 2016 20:45:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is taking his first steps toward raising the massive amounts of money needed for a national presidential race, aiming to broaden his primary insurgency into a full-fledged general election campaign and unite the fractured Republican Party behind him.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc59f3a2719147408205502b8b56056eGarcia goes 7, Moss hits long HR as Cardinals beat Phillieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f0fd3e7f42346f8a4ea7ece66088627Thu, 05 May 2016 21:05:23 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaime Garcia pitched seven sharp innings, Brandon Moss hit a long home run and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 on Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f0fd3e7f42346f8a4ea7ece66088627Tourists use Alaska homeless shelter to grab coffee, snackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94be64023ad44456aa6b66d88d7d5ec2Thu, 05 May 2016 21:03:50 GMTKETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — Cruise ship passengers have been hanging out at an Alaska homeless shelter to get free coffee and a bite to eat, but few have bothered making a donation, said one of the nonprofit's board members.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94be64023ad44456aa6b66d88d7d5ec2Juneau using cruise ship visitor fees to cover legal costshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afd314a26f2c4b5180d0e128ca8d1e30Thu, 05 May 2016 21:25:21 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Juneau is using the money it receives from visitors who arrive to the city via cruise ship to fight a lawsuit filed by the cruise industry alleging it is misusing those funds to develop a park featuring a life-sized whale sculpture a mile away from port.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afd314a26f2c4b5180d0e128ca8d1e30Tesla bold production plan brings out skeptics, shares fallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba03b51457684644bafe0115d8d1d04fThu, 05 May 2016 21:36:10 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Once again, Tesla Motors is staring down the naysayers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba03b51457684644bafe0115d8d1d04fThe Latest: NYC mayor to sign 5-cent charge for plastic bagshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5cd8b183ab44fdba45e5102384d1692Thu, 05 May 2016 21:38:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York City's plastic bag law (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5cd8b183ab44fdba45e5102384d1692The Latest: Man found guilty in 10 'Grim Sleeper' murdershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e96df3f4a9904cf2b82a2d5743f385bcThu, 05 May 2016 20:53:25 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the verdicts in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e96df3f4a9904cf2b82a2d5743f385bcMan convicted of killing 3 women, wrapping bodies in bagshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff282519227c4913a0a6c5d075b8fd48Thu, 05 May 2016 20:58:33 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A convicted sex offender was found guilty Thursday of the murder of three women whose bodies were found wrapped in garbage bags in a case that raised fears that another serial killer was hunting for victims in the Cleveland area.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff282519227c4913a0a6c5d075b8fd48Medivation: No to Sanofi's renewed press to take $9.3B offerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f320d517984f4f16b1020068544cf9d1Thu, 05 May 2016 20:56:21 GMTMedivation again rejected Sanofi's bid to acquire the biologic drugmaker for $9.3 billion, saying Thursday that it "substantially undervalues" Medivation and its prospects.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f320d517984f4f16b1020068544cf9d1Hawks look for answers after getting embarrassed by Cavshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64c8815983804c30a68c83e25a8635bdThu, 05 May 2016 21:05:47 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Thoroughly embarrassed by Cleveland's record-setting performance, the Atlanta Hawks spent part of Thursday watching film from their Game 2 debacle.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64c8815983804c30a68c83e25a8635bdQuestions arise about California doctor's response to Princehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/878f4f2aa75e4c789143cd5db02c954aThu, 05 May 2016 21:15:52 GMTWas a California doctor acting legally when he sent his son to Prince's home with a drug often used to treat people addicted to opiates such as prescription painkillers?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/878f4f2aa75e4c789143cd5db02c954aMilitary reports fewer sex assaults; more intervention urgedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f49f3fa940bc40d499822378687b5142Thu, 05 May 2016 21:47:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The number of sexual assaults reported by the military dipped slightly in 2015 compared to the previous year, spurring military leaders to look for new ways to encourage troops to intervene when they see a potentially dangerous situation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f49f3fa940bc40d499822378687b5142AP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b928398091254f2fb347a24a43d5ef44Thu, 05 May 2016 21:33:23 GMTBELTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Official: 1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at suburban Washington high school.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b928398091254f2fb347a24a43d5ef44