FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 May 2015 13:00:50 -0700'Dancing,' 'Voice' on top as viewers got musical last week YORK (AP) — Music and dancing ruled on the airwaves last week, as "Dancing With the Stars" and "The Voice" tuned up to score five out of the 10 most-watched shows.By FRAZIER MOOREfBusinessArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTelevision ratingsTV newsNBA PlayoffsCharity fundraisingSports mediaSportsTelevisionMediaNews mediaEventsPhilanthropySocial affairsNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballMen's sports, 27 May 2015 18:31:54 GMTSerbian prime minister makes landmark visit to Albania, Albania (AP) — The leaders of Serbia and Albania sought to mend their thorny relations Wednesday during the first visit to Albania by a Serb prime minister.By LLAZAR SEMINIiGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsAlbaniaSerbiaBelgradeTiranaKosovoEuropeEastern Europe, 27 May 2015 18:10:46 GMTGeorgia man charged with supporting Islamic State militants, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has been charged in federal court with trying to aid the Islamic State group.By RUSS BYNUMaGeneral newsCrimeGeorgiaAugustaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 18:40:15 GMTVictorian-era painting going on view for 1st time in NYC YORK (AP) — A painting by Victorian-era British artist Frederic Leighton is going on view for the first time in New York City.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTravelLifestylePaintingVisual artsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 18:50:56 GMTAutopsy to determine if Wal-Mart gunman took drugs, alcohol, N.D. (AP) — An autopsy will determine whether a man had drugs or alcohol in his system when he fatally shot one worker and injured a second before killing himself at a North Dakota Wal-Mart store, police said Wednesday.By DAVE KOLPACK and BLAKE NICHOLSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeGrand ForksNorth DakotaTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 19:01:25 GMTFormer LAPD officer wanted in killing appears in Texas court PASO, Texas (AP) — A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight has appeared in a Texas courtroom after his arrest in northern Mexico, authorities said.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsArrestsPolice brutalityCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceEl PasoCaliforniaTexasMexicoLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 27 May 2015 19:48:55 GMTBiden defends US cooperation on Russia amid Ukraine tensions (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday defended the Obama administration's decision to cooperate with Russia on areas of "clear mutual interest," even as the West tries to punish Moscow for its actions in Ukraine.By JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsInternational relationsMoscowRussiaUnited StatesUkraineEastern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 27 May 2015 17:58:19 GMTDeaths highlight hidden danger from municipal storm drains drowning of an Oklahoma firefighter and a Texas teenager in storms that swept through the Southwest highlight the persistent dangers posed by storm drains that help protect neighborhoods during flash flooding but can suck in unsuspecting residents and rescue workers.By RYAN J. FOLEYaGeneral newsFloodsWeatherSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersSuburbsDisaster planning and responseStormsSocial affairsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessOklahomaDesotoTexasIowaClaremoreCedar RapidsUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 18:42:18 GMTLate-night TV vet Bill Maher forges ahead with hit formula ANGELES (AP) — Bill Maher strides into the weekly writers meeting for his HBO show and puts his feet up on the table. His team of scribes, many of whom he's worked with for 22 years, pepper him with ideas and information: the new Republican presidential candidates, the latest outlandish political moves, background on upcoming guests.By SANDY COHENaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityComedy performanceTV newsGovernment and politicsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 27 May 2015 18:33:11 GMTSoccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed (AP) — Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA on Wednesday, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested and threatened with extradition to the U.S. in an investigation of what was called "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption.By GRAHAM DUNBARiGeneral newsSportsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCriminal investigationsFIFA World CupSports governanceProfessional soccerInternational soccerExtraditionArrestsCorruption in sportsPolitical corruptionCrimeSoccerElectionsLaw and orderEventsNational electionsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichSwitzerlandQatarUnited StatesSouth AmericaRussiaMiddle EastLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaEastern Europe, 27 May 2015 18:06:55 GMTThe Latest: Ivanovic to 3rd round in Paris after long match (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:sSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsEventsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFranceParisRomaniaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 27 May 2015 19:25:43 GMTFormer Rep. LaTourette files claim vs US over missed cancer (AP) — Former Rep. Steve LaTourette, gravely ill with pancreatic cancer, has filed a claim against the government over the treatment he received from his Capitol doctors, claiming they failed to pass along critical information about a lesion on the organ and the need for follow-up monitoring.By ANDREW TAYLORwGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral news, 27 May 2015 19:09:24 GMTSantana, Carrasco lead Indians past Rangers 12-3 (AP) — Carlos Santana capped and eight-run third inning with a three-run homer, leading the Cleveland Indians past Texas 12-3 on Wednesday to end the Rangers' seven-game winning streak.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsClevelandTexasOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 19:30:16 GMTBeyond craft brews: Just like foodies, beer geeks go local, Maine (AP) — In a nondescript industrial park, beer geeks line up several times a week outside Bissell Brothers to get the latest batch of fresh beer — much like foodies seeking the freshest baguettes, pomegranates or kale.By DAVID SHARPaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleBeveragesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesMainePortlandBostonChicagoNorth AmericaMassachusettsIllinois, 27 May 2015 19:10:36 GMTSoftware glitch can cause iPhones to crash Technology Writer (AP) — A 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 technology, 27 May 2015 19:31:07 GMTThe Latest: Kyrgios to 3rd round in Paris when foe withdraws (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsEventsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFranceParisRomaniaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 27 May 2015 18:49:53 GMTLatest on Wal-Mart shooting: Victims were near self-checkout p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsSuicidesViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsGrand ForksNorth DakotaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 18:52:27 GMT2nd submariner guilty of sharing videos of women officers 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 politics, 27 May 2015 18:30:09 GMTBASE jumpers pushed to remote, no-rules sites, Idaho (AP) — BASE jumpers, by nature, just want to be free.By KIMBERLEE KRUESIaGeneral newsNational parksEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelUnited StatesIdahoTwin FallsNorth America, 27 May 2015 19:42:28 GMTTemperatures soar across Mideast countries amid sandstorms (AP) — Temperatures soared across the Middle East on Wednesday, with winds and sandstorms driving people indoors as unlucky pedestrians tried to shield themselves from the sun with books, newspapers or anything they could find.The Associated PressiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 27 May 2015 18:03:14 GMTMan on MTV's 'Catfish' accused of making fake threats in DC (AP) — A man once featured 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.wGeneral newsExtortion and threatsCrimeMass transit systemsTransportation, 27 May 2015 18:13:15 GMTNielsen's top programs for May 18-25 viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 18-25. Listings include the week's ranking and viewerships.By The Associated PressfBusinessArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTelevision ratingsBroadcast televisionSports mediaSportsTelevisionMedia, 27 May 2015 18:16:21 GMTU2's longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, found dead YORK (AP) — Dennis Sheehan, U2's longtime tour manager, has died at a Southern California hotel, a day after the band kicked off a five-night stint in the Los Angeles area.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 19:46:53 GMTClimate of change: The Catholic church's dance with science Galileo to genetics, the Roman Catholic Church has danced with science, sometimes in a high-tension tango but more often in a supportive waltz. Pope Francis is about to introduce a new twist: global warming.By SETH BORENSTEINaGeneral newsScienceChristianityReligious strifeEnvironmental scienceReligionAtmospheric scienceAstronomyClimateEnvironmental concernsBiologySocial affairsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEarth scienceCosmologyItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 27 May 2015 18:52:14 GMTBan reversed: Leftovers now OK on Norwegian Cruise Line (AP) — Norwegian Cruise Line is reversing course on a ban on doggie bags.aBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 18:33:22 GMTTrinidad issues arrest warrant for ex-VP of FIFA Warner, Trinidad (AP) — An arrest warrant was issued Wednesday for former FIFA vice president Jack Warner at the request of authorities in the United States, where he was one of 14 people linked to international soccer indicted on corruption charges.By TONY FRASERiGeneral newsSportsInternational soccerMen's soccerCorruption in sportsProfessional soccerArrestsSports governanceExtraditionBribery, graft and conflicts of interestSoccerMen's sportsLaw and orderCrimeInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsTrinidad and TobagoUnited StatesPort of SpainCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 27 May 2015 18:56:44 GMTGreece: Nearly 12,000 immigrants entered illegally in April, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard says nearly 12,000 immigrants were arrested entering the country illegally last month — an almost seven-fold increase from the previous year.iGeneral newsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsGreeceAthensTurkeyEuropeWestern EuropeMiddle East, 27 May 2015 18:49:07 GMTWooden railroad bridge burns and collapses in Minnesota FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A wooden railroad bridge near Minnesota's northern border has burned and collapsed, shutting a busy train route that connects the Pacific Coast with Chicago.aBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersInternational FallsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 19:43:07 GMTFCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls (AP) — It's a top complaint of consumers — those annoying automated telemarketing calls on their landline and wireless phones — and the government is taking note.By JENNIFER C. KERRhtBusinessGovernment and politicsTechnologyTelecommunicationsIndustries, 27 May 2015 19:01:53 GMTUS stocks move higher in the afternoon, a day after a slump YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose modestly in midday trading Wednesday, recovering part of a steep loss from the day before. Investors remain focused on Greece's debt problems.By KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesEnergy industryGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsFinancial servicesGreeceUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 27 May 2015 18:37:40 GMTParaguay says it has received extradition request for Nicolas Leoz in FIFA investigation., Paraguay (AP) — Paraguay says it has received extradition request for Nicolas Leoz in FIFA investigation.iGeneral newsSportsExtraditionInternational soccerMen's soccerSports governanceProfessional soccerLaw and orderSoccerMen's sportsParaguaySouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 27 May 2015 19:37:09 GMTUN recognizes role of journalists in preventing conflict NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council recognized the role journalists can play in preventing deadly crises in a resolution adopted unanimously Wednesday that condemns escalating attacks on the media and demands that perpetrators face justice.By EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsEthnic cleansingKidnappingJournalistsWar and unrestCrimeNews mediaMedia, 27 May 2015 18:11:25 GMTHealth law court case winner could be political loser (AP) — The party that wins the impending Supreme Court decision on President Barack Obama's health care law could be the political loser.By ALAN FRAMwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical partiesLegislationLegislatureIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyPolitical organizationsHealth care policyNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciary, 27 May 2015 18:01:34 GMTAPNewsBreak: Quartet Mideast envoy Tony Blair resigns (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday stepped down as the international community's Mideast envoy, leaving a post that began with great promise but which struggled to deliver dramatic changes in its quest to promote peace between Israel and the Palestinians.By JOSEF FEDERMANiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesGovernment and politicsInternational relationsWar and unrestDiplomacyWest BankPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 19:12:24 GMTGM to offer Android, Apple systems in many 2016 models (AP) — By the end of the year, nearly every major automaker will begin offering Apple's CarPlay or Google's Android Auto, two systems that effectively turn a car's dashboard screen into a smartphone.By TOM KRISHERhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesMobile phonesConsumer electronics, 27 May 2015 19:44:36 GMTFalling museum visitor grabs at, smashes ancient Greek vase, Greece (AP) — Greece's culture ministry says a millennia-old pottery vase in a southern museum has been damaged after a visitor who lost her balance tried to hold onto the exhibit and crashed down with it.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMuseumsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelGreeceWestern EuropeEurope, 27 May 2015 18:53:16 GMTCiting illness, Suge Knight refuses to leave cell for court ANGELES (AP) — A judge stopped short of ordering Marion "Suge" Knight forcibly removed from his jail cell Wednesday after the rap music mogul said he was sick and refused to go to court for a hearing in his robbery case.By ANTHONY McCARTNEYaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSmall businessMusicEntertainmentLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeCelebrityLaw and orderTheftLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 19:00:58 GMT"Hard Knocks" coming to Houston (AP) — The Houston Texans will be the stars of this season of "Hard Knocks."eArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentSports mediaProfessional footballFootballHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 19:29:59 GMTDeath toll climbs to 19 from storms in Texas and Oklahoma, Texas (AP) — The death toll from a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma climbed to 19 on Wednesday, with more than a dozen others missing, and another round of rain threatened to complicate the cleanup in hard-hit Houston.By PAUL J. WEBER and JUAN A. LOZANOaGeneral newsWeatherSearch and rescue effortsProperty damageFloodsStormsAccidents and disastersMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsTexasSan MarcosHoustonOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 19:01:08 GMTSanders wants Clinton to take stand on trade deal, N.H. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he doesn't understand why his Democratic rival Hillary Rodham Clinton hasn't taken a position on the sweeping trade deal the Obama administration is negotiating with Pacific nations.By HOLLY RAMERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyInternational tradeInternational agreementsInternational relationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 18:51:53 GMTTHE LATEST: Trinidad issues arrest warrant for Jack Warner (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:By The Associated PressiBusinessGeneral newsSportsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCriminal investigationsRacketeeringMoney launderingFIFA World Cup2018 FIFA World CupInternational incidentsInternational soccerSports governanceProfessional soccerArrestsCorruption in sportsExtraditionLegal proceedingsCorporate legal affairsSports marketingCrimeLaw and orderElectionsJournalismEventsSoccerCorporate newsSports businessNational electionsGovernment and politicsNews mediaMediaMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichRussiaTrinidad and TobagoBrazilSouth AmericaSwitzerlandUnited StatesVenezuelaCaribbeanUruguayCayman IslandsLatin America and CaribbeanQatarCosta RicaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeNorth AmericaMiddle EastCentral America, 27 May 2015 18:48:48 GMTReview: Dwayne comes to the rescue, but he forgot the script's sure been a rough year for Hollywood. First there was the stinging Sony hacking scandal. And now we have the humbling image of the Hollywood letters themselves toppling to the ground, as most of California is pulverized by an earthquake — make that earthquakes, plural — in "San Andreas."By JOCELYN NOVECKeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentSan FranciscoCaliforniaHollywoodUnited StatesNorth AmericaLos Angeles, 27 May 2015 18:42:27 GMTFIFA's commercial partners urged to make their voices heard (AP) — FIFA's sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on soccer's global governing body to clean up its act — and fast — following Wednesday's arrest of seven officials.By PAN PYLASiBusinessGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerSports sponsorshipFIFA World CupSports governanceProfessional soccerInternational soccer2022 FIFA World Cup2014 FIFA World CupCorruption in sportsSoccerMen's sportsSports businessEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesMarketing and advertisingCorporate newsUnited KingdomUnited StatesBrazilQatarWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanMiddle East, 27 May 2015 18:37:23 GMTThe Latest: Dzumhur lives the Federer dream at French Open (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsEventsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFranceParisRomaniaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 27 May 2015 18:26:08 GMTChild out of hospital after injury in flipped bounce house LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The child most seriously injured when a waterspout sent an inflatable bounce house flying over a Fort Lauderdale beach has been released from the hospital.aGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersFort LauderdaleFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 18:20:00 GMTProcessional on Beale Street in Memphis honors B.B. King, Tenn. (AP) — A Dixieland jazz band walked ahead of a slow black hearse and a crowd of thousands followed as the city of Memphis said farewell Wednesday to blues legend B.B. King with a tribute and processional down Beale Street.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityObituariesMemphisTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 19:06:53 GMTLamborghini signs deal to build new SUV in Italy (AP) — Super sports carmaker Lamborghini confirmed Wednesday it will enter the luxury SUV market and signed a deal to produce the new vehicle in Italy after receiving more than 80 million euros ($87 million) in government incentives.By COLLEEN BARRYiBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 27 May 2015 18:32:40 GMTDoctors: Suspect in stabbing better off in juvenile court, Wis. (AP) — One of the two Wisconsin girls charged with trying to kill a friend to please a mythical horror character would be better off in the juvenile justice system where potential treatment would be more suited to her needs, two psychologists testified in court Wednesday.By GRETCHEN EHLKEaGeneral newsJuvenile crimeViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 19:00:42 GMTFlorida coasts have grown, but hurricane damage risk hasn't (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 newsStormsWeatherIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesEnvironment and natureFloridaMiamiPanama CityUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 18:37:05 GMTWounded woman testifies in Nevada about trespass shooting, Nev. (AP) — A female trespasser who survived a shooting in a vacant Nevada duplex says the property owner was unprovoked when he opened fire, wounding her three times and killing a man on the floor next to her.By SCOTT SONNERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNevadaRenoUnited StatesNorth America, 27 May 2015 18:29:32 GMT