FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 May 2015 22:47:47 -0700Shocking ads ignite debate about abortion ban in Chile, Chile (AP) — The video shows a woman climbing a stairwell, her belly visibly pregnant, as she offers suggestions: Make sure there are no security cameras. Be careful not to look down or you might regret it.By LUIS ANDRES HENAOiGeneral newsAbortionWomen's healthGender issuesChristianityGovernment and politicsHealthHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsReligionChileSantiagoSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 28 May 2015 04:42:35 GMTRand Paul blames GOP hawks for rise of Islamic State group (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is blaming his own party for the rise of the Islamic State group.By STEVE PEOPLESwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionForeign policyInternational relationsPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsGovernment policyPolitical organizationsUnited StatesIraqMiddle EastNorth America, 28 May 2015 02:31:25 GMTLatest on flooding: Tornado hits Panhandle gas rig; 3 hurt p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsStormsDisaster planning and responseSearch and rescue effortsNatural disastersTornadoesAccidents and disastersMissing personsEvacuationsCrimeTrafficMunicipal governmentsLabor issuesAccidentsTransportationLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industrySocial issuesSocial affairsTexasSan MarcosHoustonRosenbergWeatherfordFort WorthDallasAliceOklahomaColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 02:30:22 GMTSea lion impaled with spear rescued in Southern California DIEGO (AP) — A giant sea lion impaled by a homemade spear is recovering at SeaWorld after being rescued just off the Southern California coast.aGeneral newsOdditiesSea lionsAmusement and theme parksAnimalsMammalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelCaliforniaSan DiegoUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 02:27:48 GMTTracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crash, 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 York, 28 May 2015 02:27:05 GMTFormer FIFA member Blazer's plea seems key to investigation YORK (AP) — When Chuck Blazer answered the phone at his Trump Tower apartment, his pet macaw Max could often be heard squawking in the background.By RONALD BLUMaGeneral newsSportsRacketeeringBribery, graft and conflicts of interestMen's soccerFraud and false statementsFIFA World CupMoney launderingConspiracySports governanceCorruption in sportsInternational soccerProfessional soccerLegal proceedingsCriminal investigationsSoccerCrimeMen's sportsEventsLaw and orderUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 28 May 2015 05:45:13 GMTStackhouse gives Stanford its first NCAA women's golf title, Fla. (AP) — Mariah Stackhouse rallied to beat Hayley Davis in 19 holes to give Stanford its first NCAA women's golf title, 3-2 over Baylor on Wednesday in the match-play final.sSportsWomen's golfWomen's sportsGolfCollege sportsBradentonFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 04:29:39 GMTIs rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack up YORK (AP) — Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being released Thursday.By JENNIFER PELTZaBusinessGeneral newsHousing rentalFinancial crisisResidential real estateLifestyleEconomyFinancial marketsNew YorkUnited StatesPhiladelphiaSan FranciscoLos AngelesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaCalifornia, 28 May 2015 05:08:26 GMTDeaths highlight hidden danger from municipal storm drains drowning of an Oklahoma firefighter and a Texas teenager in storms that swept through those states 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, 28 May 2015 03:33:41 GMT12 schemes outlined by prosecutors in soccer indictment indictment of soccer officials and marketing and TV executives Wednesday alleges 12 schemes:By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsSportsCopa AmericaFIFA World Cup2018 FIFA World Cup2006 FIFA World CupBribery, graft and conflicts of interest2014 FIFA World CupSports governanceSports marketingCorruption in sportsContracts and ordersInternational soccerProfessional soccerSoccerIndictmentsEventsCrimeSports businessCorporate newsCommodity marketsFinancial marketsLaw and orderMen's soccerMen's sportsTrinidad and TobagoSouth AmericaUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanBrazilSwitzerlandCentral AmericaQatarNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle East, 28 May 2015 02:38:24 GMTSkyWest flight diverts to Boise for medical emergency, Idaho (AP) — A SkyWest Airlines spokeswoman says a flight from Eugene, Oregon, to Denver that diverted to Boise, Idaho, because of a medical emergency couldn't resume its journey because the plane required an inspection.aBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleBoiseIdahoUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 02:30:27 GMTDivisive anti-gay marriage bill falls in Texas Legislature, Texas (AP) — Divisive efforts by Texas Republicans to defy the U.S. Supreme Court if same-sex marriage is legalized ended Wednesday night with conservative finger-pointing and opponents feeling relieved.By PAUL J. WEBERaGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansState legislatureMarriageLegislatureLegislationWeddingsState governmentsFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesCourtsJudiciaryCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleNational courtsNational governmentsOccasionsTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 03:57:17 GMTRicketts vetoes driver's licenses bill for immigrant youth, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts vetoed a bill Wednesday that would end Nebraska's status as the only state to ban driving privileges for young people brought to the country illegally as children but allowed to stay under a federal program.By GRANT SCHULTEaGovernment and politicsImmigration policyLegislationDriving laws and regulationsState governmentsGovernment policyImmigrationState legislatureLegislatureSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment regulationsNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 02:56:13 GMTWarriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought, Calif. (AP) — After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball's biggest stage again.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsNBA FinalsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsAthlete healthMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessOaklandClevelandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennessee, 28 May 2015 05:13:26 GMTEx-Chinese legislator on trial for organizing prostitution (AP) — A former member of China's national legislature who is accused of running a brothel with 100 prostitutes at a luxury hotel that he ran in southern China has gone on trial on charges of organizing prostitution.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 28 May 2015 03:43:27 GMTEPA plans temporary pesticide restrictions while bees feed (AP) — If honeybees are busy pollinating large, blooming croplands, farmers wanting to spray toxic pesticides will soon have to buzz off, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing.By SETH BORENSTEINwBusinessFood and drinkGovernment and politicsScienceLifestyleBeesEnvironmental laws and regulationsAgricultureInsectsAnimalsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment regulationsEnvironmental concernsIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 05:04:33 GMTNorway oil fund to slash coal investments (AP) — Norway's parliamentary parties have agreed that the country's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund should stop investing in coal companies because of their impact on climate change.fBusinessEnergy industryIndustriesNorwayWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 05:20:26 GMTAP Source: Sabres interview ex-Penguins coach Dan Bylsma, N.Y. (AP) — Former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma's interview for the Buffalo Sabres' vacancy extended into Wednesday night, though a deal had not been reached.By JOHN WAWROWsSportsMen's sportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBuffaloUnited StatesNew YorkNorth America, 28 May 2015 03:34:31 GMTHoward could face suspension if Rockets force Game 6, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Howard could miss Houston's next playoff game after picking up his seventh technical foul of the playoffs.sSportsSports transactionsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sports, 28 May 2015 03:08:52 GMTLatest on flooding: Child's body found; man's body ID'd p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsDisaster planning and responseStormsSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersMissing personsNatural disastersEvacuationsCrimeMunicipal governmentsAccidentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTexasSan MarcosHoustonRosenbergWeatherfordDallasFort WorthAliceOklahomaColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 03:05:03 GMT9th arrest made in deaths of 2 Mississippi police officers, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a ninth person has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two Mississippi police officers who were killed during a traffic stop.aGeneral newsArrestsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderMississippiHattiesburgUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 05:18:19 GMTToday in History is Thursday, May 28, the 148th day of 2015. There are 217 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaWar and unrestGeneral newsUnited KingdomUnited StatesSan FranciscoCaliforniaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 28 May 2015 04:01:05 GMTByers, NCAA's 1st executive director, dies at 93 Byers, the first executive director of the NCAA who spent 36 years leading and shaping the organization that oversees college athletics, has died. He was 93.By JIM O'CONNELLsSportsWomen's sportsCollege basketballCollege sportsObituariesBasketballSports governanceMen's basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessMen's sportsKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 04:38:14 GMTUS, Chinese authors protest major book fair, censorship YORK (AP) — Chinese and American authors gathered Wednesday to protest a major U.S. book fair's focus on China that they say ignores the country's glaring problems of censorship and intimidation.By CARA ANNAaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBooks and literatureEntertainmentFairs and festivalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleProducts and servicesCorporate newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsChinaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 28 May 2015 03:55:27 GMTCardinals rally, complete sweep of Diamondbacks LOUIS (AP) — Jason Heyward shook off a critical error with a game-tying homer. Peter Bourjos' legs did the rest to ensure a St. Louis Cardinals sweep.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 05:05:16 GMTUS negotiator in nuke talks with Iran to leave job in summer (AP) — The Obama administration's lead nuclear negotiator is leaving her post this summer, by which point the U.S. hopes to have reached an accord with Iran.By BRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsSeasonal jobsCareersBusinessIranUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 28 May 2015 02:52:59 GMTMassive coal breaker, Pennsylvania's last, is coming down CITY, Pa. (AP) — When coal was king, its castle was the breaker — an imposing fortress that crushed, washed and sized billions of tons of Pennsylvania anthracite for use in factories, foundries and homes up and down the East Coast.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaBusinessGeneral newsProduction facilitiesEnergy industryIndustriesMaterials industryCorporate newsPennsylvaniaReadingUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 05:05:31 GMTIconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse being moved inland, Mass. (AP) — An iconic Martha's Vineyard's lighthouse is moving from its rapidly eroding cliffside perch.By PHILIP MARCELOaGeneral newsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 05:47:26 GMTHarper, Scherzer power Nationals past Cubs (AP) — The Washington Nationals' two biggest stars were full of praise for each other Wednesday night. After what they did against the Chicago Cubs, it was merited.By BRIAN SANDALOWsSportsSports transactionsBaseballSports businessProfessional baseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 04:22:21 GMTMan arrested for massive downtown Los Angeles blaze ANGELES (AP) — A man has been arrested on suspicion of starting a massive inferno that destroyed an unfinished apartment building and damaged adjacent office towers in downtown Los Angeles, authorities said Wednesday.By TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsArsonArrestsFiresCrimeLaw and orderAccidents and disastersLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 05:43:05 GMTUS, Iranian envoys to focus on nuclear deal in weekend talks (AP) — The top U.S. and Iranian diplomats plan to meet this weekend in Switzerland as efforts intensify to reach a comprehensive nuclear accord.By BRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsInternational relationsIranUnited StatesGenevaMiddle EastNorth AmericaSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 03:05:39 GMTPolice: Steven Tyler not really doing a strawberry farm show WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — Police have alerted residents of a New Jersey township that Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will not be performing at a small pick-your-own strawberry farm.aArts and entertainmentOdditiesMusicEntertainmentAgricultureIndustriesBusinessNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 04:14:41 GMTCurry 'ready to go' for Game 5 after frightening fall, Calif. (AP) — Golden State star Stephen Curry said he had no lingering effects from his frightening fall before Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Wednesday night.By JOSH DUBOWsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketball, 28 May 2015 02:48:28 GMTTHE LATEST: Lawyer for Leoz says his client is in a hospital (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:By The Associated PressiBusinessGeneral newsSportsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestRacketeeringCriminal investigationsInternational soccerInternational incidentsSports governanceProfessional soccerCorruption in sportsArrestsExtraditionSports marketing2018 FIFA World CupPolitical corruptionCrimeElectionsMarketing and advertisingLegislatureJournalismInternational relationsLaw and orderSoccerNational electionsGovernment and politicsSports businessFIFA World CupEventsPolitical issuesCorporate newsNews mediaMediaNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichRussiaSouth AmericaTrinidad and TobagoSwitzerlandUnited StatesVenezuelaBrazilCaribbeanUruguayLatin America and CaribbeanQatarNorth AmericaEuropeCayman IslandsRaleighCosta RicaWestern EuropeEastern EuropeMiddle EastNorth CarolinaCentral AmericaUnited Kingdom, 28 May 2015 02:47:24 GMTDucks lose 5-2 to Blackhawks, head home for Game 7 (AP) — Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau said he saw something in his team in the second period for the first time in the playoffs.By JAY COHENsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyChicagoCaliforniaIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 04:21:14 GMTNFL lineman Ray McDonald arrested again CLARA, Calif. (AP) — NFL lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested for the second time this week.aGeneral newsSportsCelebrityLegal proceedingsCrimeArrestsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderProfessional footballFootballCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 03:02:28 GMTAsia stocks uneven as Greece deadline looms, Tokyo gains (AP) — Asian stocks were uneven Thursday as hopes in Europe for a Greek bailout were welcomed by some regional markets and a cheap yen kept the upswing in Tokyo shares going.By YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsStock marketsCommodity marketsJapanTokyoGreeceEast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 03:26:48 GMTHomeowners clean up in Texas; death toll climbs to 21 (AP) — Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 21 people dead and 11 others missing.By SETH ROBBINS and JUAN A. LOZANOaGeneral newsWeatherFloodsProperty damageStormsAccidents and disastersMissing personsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsTexasSan MarcosHoustonFort WorthUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 03:09:28 GMTThai protest leaders get jail term for anti-government rally (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced six prominent anti-government protest leaders to two years in prison for storming the prime minister's office compound seven years ago.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsia, 28 May 2015 05:24:28 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 governanceInternational soccerProfessional soccer2022 FIFA World Cup2014 FIFA World CupCorruption in sportsSoccerMen's sportsSports businessEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesMarketing and advertisingCorporate newsUnited KingdomBrazilUnited StatesQatarWestern EuropeEuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaMiddle East, 28 May 2015 02:18:41 GMTKey numbers from a report to Congress on US education (AP) — The American education landscape is shifting.By KIMBERLY HEFLINGwBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationshipsPrimary and secondary educationHigher educationEducationSocial affairs, 28 May 2015 04:02:54 GMTCoach says Peterson can play for Vikings or not play at all PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson spent the last five months sending vague and sometimes ambiguous messages about his desire or lack thereof to remain with the Minnesota Vikings.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete compensationSports businessProfessional footballFootballMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 02:24:31 GMTMedical examiner says food critic drowned during seizure (AP) — The Cook County medical examiner's office says food critic Josh Ozersky, who was found dead in a Chicago hotel room earlier this month, drowned in a shower while suffering a seizure.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsPhilanthropic foundationsPhilanthropySocial affairsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 04:50:39 GMTPhilippine economic growth slows to 5.2 percent in 1Q, Philippines (AP) — Sluggish government spending slowed Philippine economic growth in the first quarter of this year, officials said Thursday.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyGovernment and politicsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyManilaPhilippinesSoutheast AsiaAsia, 28 May 2015 05:10:46 GMTBlackhawks beat Ducks 5-2 to force Game 7 in West finals (AP) — It is really hard to wear out Duncan Keith. He just keeps going and going and going.By JAY COHENsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 04:05:15 GMTA closer look at those killed in Texas, Oklahoma weather least 21 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 disastersStormsCrimeAccidentsTransportationTexasOklahomaCorpus ChristiSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 03:24:01 GMTJury convicts ex-US Senate hopeful of violating election law, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota jury on Wednesday convicted former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth of election law violations.By JAMES NORDaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPolitical scandalsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureState electionsCrimeGovernment and politicsLegislatureLaw and orderPolitical issuesState governmentsUnited StatesSouth DakotaNorth America, 28 May 2015 03:42:02 GMTSimmons and Maybin help Braves beat Dodgers 3-2 ANGELES (AP) — Andrelton Simmons had two hits and scored the go-ahead run on Adam Liberatore's wild pitch in the eighth inning, Cameron Maybin homered to continue his hot month and the Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 28 May 2015 05:18:33 GMTColombian rebel peace negotiator among dead in military raid, Colombia (AP) — Leftist rebels in Colombia claimed on Wednesday that one of their most-veteran fighters, a former envoy to peace talks with the government, was killed during a military raid last week.By JOSHUA GOODMANiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGuerrilla warfareCease firesGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsColombiaHavanaCubaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbean, 28 May 2015 02:41:45 GMTCashner pitches Padres to 5-4 win over Angels, Calif. (AP) — Justin Upton and Matt Kemp hit two-out RBI singles in the seventh inning and Will Middlebrooks had a two-run homer to help give run-starved Andrew Cashner all the support he would need as the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Wednesday night.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthCaliforniaSan DiegoUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 05:16:49 GMT