FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 31 May 2016 04:52:56 -07:00Coincidence leads to an Arlington burial for WWII Marinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95d98e73aa90415db674c248036140c6Tue, 31 May 2016 10:41:41 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — When Jim Johnson's quest to find out more about his namesake uncle killed in World War II led him to Mark Noah, the two men discovered they lived on the same island in the Florida Keys and even frequented the same bar.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95d98e73aa90415db674c248036140c6Libya: France announces $500 million upgrade for oil sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1eed430edc7c499b9b2428ae20e354d8Tue, 31 May 2016 11:06:08 GMTPARIS (AP) — French company Technip has signed a preliminary $500 million deal to upgrade a key Libyan oil facility, along with Italy's Eni and Libya's state oil company.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1eed430edc7c499b9b2428ae20e354d8The Latest: Czech police break up document forgery networkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abfd271d5cd64f469d460b2aca3598d5Tue, 31 May 2016 11:49:23 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abfd271d5cd64f469d460b2aca3598d5Rio problems, doping issues, refugee athletes on IOC agendahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1badf71dc852418cbb77d104425826b9Tue, 31 May 2016 10:47:22 GMTLAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro just over two months away, Olympic leaders have plenty of troubling issues to deal with this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1badf71dc852418cbb77d104425826b9Texas river expected to crest at record level Tuesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e28256842ac46e7b9c294e92f8e45feTue, 31 May 2016 11:28:07 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties braced for more flooding along a river that is expected to crest at a record level just two years after it had run dry in places because of drought.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e28256842ac46e7b9c294e92f8e45feNYC rapper held without bail in fatal concert venue shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eadd4617e6074d709ba2236dc27315acTue, 31 May 2016 11:03:25 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn rapper is being held without bail in connection with last week's fatal shooting at a popular Manhattan concert venue.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eadd4617e6074d709ba2236dc27315acWal-Mart's Sam's Club: A bright spot in Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb9995ea7329401dbeda1db13fa31649Tue, 31 May 2016 11:24:11 GMTSHENZHEN, China (AP) — Wal-Mart's Sam's Club took a gamble in China almost two years ago. It changed the way it sells meat and fish, putting them in packages instead of letting Chinese shoppers physically inspect cuts of meat or live fish in tanks the way they're used to.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb9995ea7329401dbeda1db13fa31649Eurozone inflation remains negative but poised for oil boosthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1125a96f896749e7ae6a323ddfc24090Tue, 31 May 2016 10:53:17 GMTLONDON (AP) — Consumer prices across the 19-country eurozone fell again in May but look set to rise in the months ahead due to the recent pick-up in oil prices — an outlook that means the European Central Bank will likely refrain from announcing more stimulus measures this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1125a96f896749e7ae6a323ddfc24090South Korea says North Korea missile launch likely failedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bc229bb6d02411ea729a9f384a70362Tue, 31 May 2016 10:14:28 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean missile launch likely failed on Tuesday, South Korea's military said, the fourth in a series of high-profile failures that somewhat temper recent worries that the North is pushing quickly toward its goal of a nuclear-tipped missile that can reach America's mainland.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bc229bb6d02411ea729a9f384a70362Dozens shot, 6 dead following Chicago weekend violencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19f68c1009a648c99f5b86894b1d261dTue, 31 May 2016 10:51:34 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Gun violence has marked the unofficial start of summer in Chicago, where dozens have been shot and six have been killed over Memorial Day weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19f68c1009a648c99f5b86894b1d261dThe Latest: Djokovic drops 1st set before rain delayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e81b8bd770449a9a8e731ac215080a6Tue, 31 May 2016 10:59:26 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e81b8bd770449a9a8e731ac215080a6Bangladesh sentences 6 militants to death for robbery deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e12393b8c0044ff9b9db8a7dcbe4eb0dTue, 31 May 2016 11:38:06 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A court in Bangladesh's capital on Tuesday sentenced to death six militants from a pair of banned Islamist groups for the killing of seven people during a bank robbery last year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e12393b8c0044ff9b9db8a7dcbe4eb0dEU court adviser: Sanctions on Russian firms legally validhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c00a4cbad67e401798d200d95beb588aTue, 31 May 2016 10:27:05 GMTLUXEMBOURG (AP) — A senior adviser to the European Court of Justice says European Union economic sanctions imposed on Russian companies are valid in the main under the EU's common security and defense policy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c00a4cbad67e401798d200d95beb588a2 arrested, 2 injured in Miami-Dade police shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c6e8d094f9941ab9f23c0c388078f9aTue, 31 May 2016 10:56:08 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Two Miami-Dade police officers fired at a sports utility vehicle during a traffic stop on Memorial Day.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c6e8d094f9941ab9f23c0c388078f9aRoadside bombs kills 6 soldiers in Egypt's Sinai Peninsulahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be3b8a6883994a0083d84a04a8e1b02bTue, 31 May 2016 09:51:35 GMTEL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security and hospital officials say a roadside bomb has struck a military armored vehicle in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, killing six soldiers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be3b8a6883994a0083d84a04a8e1b02bThe Latest: Players on courts at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f5e53c26b98411bb8169c6d69cdc146Tue, 31 May 2016 10:15:28 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f5e53c26b98411bb8169c6d69cdc146UN: 880 killed in Mediterranean shipwrecks over last weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0459280d835a423b8b41fb31069afbfaTue, 31 May 2016 10:26:58 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says survivors' accounts indicate that shipwrecks and capsized boats have claimed at least 880 lives over the last week in the Mediterranean.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0459280d835a423b8b41fb31069afbfaDjokovic drops 1st set before rain causes French Open delayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f032a38c111e423f80d637cecf8aaf80Tue, 31 May 2016 11:11:15 GMTPARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic's fourth-round match at the French Open finally got started, albeit under a light drizzle, remnants of heavier rain that wiped out an entire day of play and caused a delay of more than an hour to Tuesday's proceedings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f032a38c111e423f80d637cecf8aaf80Kuwait sentences 3 royal family members for insulting judgeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/363dea62d5c644c6af286ba2560a5898Tue, 31 May 2016 10:29:18 GMTKUWAIT CITY (AP) — A Kuwait criminal court has sentenced three members of the royal family to five-year prison terms each for insulting judges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/363dea62d5c644c6af286ba2560a5898Kenya protests dogs, slaves reference by Egyptian diplomathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb351bb52c5d47e8b7af5b01d474ed1fTue, 31 May 2016 11:43:59 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan diplomat has written to the dean of the Africa Diplomatic Corps to protest what she terms as uncivilized, undiplomatic, irresponsible, degrading and insulting behavior by an Egyptian diplomat after he allegedly called sub-Saharan Africans "slaves and dogs."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb351bb52c5d47e8b7af5b01d474ed1fThe Latest: Pakistani man shot at makeshift camp in Greecehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8757f84fabb64fec8a4d63c758542378Tue, 31 May 2016 11:13:44 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8757f84fabb64fec8a4d63c758542378EU court adviser: Employers can ban Muslim headscarfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c6f8378094d4246bdf874312ed636f9Tue, 31 May 2016 11:33:38 GMTLUXEMBOURG (AP) — A senior adviser to the European Court of Justice says a European Union business may legitimately prohibit an employee from wearing a Muslim headscarf on the job, provided the ban is based on a general company rule prohibiting visible political or religious symbols in the workplace, and not on prejudice against a particular religion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c6f8378094d4246bdf874312ed636f9NFL's Cam Newton brings Nickelodeon series to White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/610f1e6e506f4820b0384ee63fc2fa4eTue, 31 May 2016 10:18:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has scored big for his new Nickelodeon series that launches Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/610f1e6e506f4820b0384ee63fc2fa4eTaliban attack buses in north Afghanistan, kill 9, abduct 35http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05795ab2574d4ad6af8385f622d5ed20Tue, 31 May 2016 11:46:59 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban attacked several buses on a road in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday morning, forcing passengers to disembark and killing nine people and abducting at least 35, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05795ab2574d4ad6af8385f622d5ed20Abe weathers no-confidence motion over faltering economyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7791b1671a843cf8f2064cdb4288c8fTue, 31 May 2016 11:17:25 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe easily weathered a no-confidence motion Tuesday submitted by opposition parties, as his allies agreed on postponing a sales tax hike to avoid further shocks to the stuttering economic recovery.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7791b1671a843cf8f2064cdb4288c8f10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab8e0f95ded74dd5956fdc0f4d936df4Tue, 31 May 2016 10:00:59 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab8e0f95ded74dd5956fdc0f4d936df4Afghan officials: Taliban attack buses, kill 9, abduct 35http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62d31c57568b4e19bd4dbb82eb1eacd8Tue, 31 May 2016 10:35:29 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked several buses on a road in the country's north, killing nine people and abducting at least 35.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62d31c57568b4e19bd4dbb82eb1eacd8Spain: Model convicted of killing Briton gets 15 1/2 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdb9ace0fcee4b1f9204d08cb1e83799Tue, 31 May 2016 11:41:39 GMTMADRID (AP) — A Spanish court sentenced a Slovakian model to 15 ½ years in prison after she was found guilty of murder for shooting her British millionaire ex-boyfriend at his home near Marbella two years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdb9ace0fcee4b1f9204d08cb1e83799Airstrikes kills 23 in Syrian city; Russia says not involvedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeacd0264fbf40dc9ee2db4e120167b0Tue, 31 May 2016 11:10:12 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — A wave of late night airstrikes pummeled the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib, killing at least 23 people, wounding dozens and trapping several under the rubble of their homes as the intense bombardment struck near two hospitals and a mosque, opposition activists said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeacd0264fbf40dc9ee2db4e120167b0In China, Wal-Mart meets its match: Sun Art Retail Grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fdacaaa40694ae3aed4c87325620e44Tue, 31 May 2016 11:22:03 GMTAt the store in Shanghai, signs promote "everyday low prices," along with temporary promotions — similar to what Wal-Mart does.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fdacaaa40694ae3aed4c87325620e44Kennedy relatives visit South Africa to mark anniversaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4aabef8319e4123b79856c98b54e278Tue, 31 May 2016 10:15:37 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — In 1966, Robert F. Kennedy traveled to apartheid South Africa and spoke about equality and the rule of law in speeches that were informed by the civil rights struggle roiling the United States at the time. This week, two-dozen members of his family as well as a U.S. congressional delegation are in democratic South Africa to mark the 50th anniversary of that visit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4aabef8319e4123b79856c98b54e278Rain slows, allowing Djokovic, others to play at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/517df1d716e44b888f40c3256bbd4eb9Tue, 31 May 2016 10:20:41 GMTPARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic's fourth-round match at the French Open finally got started, albeit under a light drizzle, remnants of heavier rain that wiped out an entire day of play and caused a delay of more than an hour to Tuesday's proceedings.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/517df1d716e44b888f40c3256bbd4eb9Closing arguments to begin in Peterson murder-for-hire trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/460776641db145dca64ac3b730ba5a7cTue, 31 May 2016 11:04:59 GMTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — The murder-for-hire trial of former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson is winding down.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/460776641db145dca64ac3b730ba5a7cSurfer loses leg in shark attack off west Australiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff0261961e0d43abbaec378540f32c1bTue, 31 May 2016 11:42:03 GMTPERTH, Australia (AP) — Officials and a witness say a shark has torn a 29-year-old surfer's leg off at an Australian west coast beach.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff0261961e0d43abbaec378540f32c1bThe Latest: Radwanska loses edge at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31edc7df08c54bf0b768d9d8221b77abTue, 31 May 2016 10:48:45 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31edc7df08c54bf0b768d9d8221b77abSpain: Pakistani arrested for spreading extremist propagandahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23440db76366486eb26bd5ce5a50ea93Tue, 31 May 2016 10:18:04 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested a Pakistani man suspected of spreading Islamic extremist propaganda via social media networks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23440db76366486eb26bd5ce5a50ea93The Latest: Germany investigates alleged groping at festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aad62cacc0424bf0a123ef4679df6e4bTue, 31 May 2016 10:26:23 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aad62cacc0424bf0a123ef4679df6e4bEU links up with Twitter, tech firms to combat hate speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d41d8fd3f72144f49d7bed823cd5373dTue, 31 May 2016 11:27:55 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive arm says it has reached an agreement with some of the world's biggest social media firms, including Facebook and Twitter, on ways to combat the spread of hate speech online.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d41d8fd3f72144f49d7bed823cd5373dRussia highlights ties with China ahead of Putin's triphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c4155a8dca44319a4a723d6e13d60c8Tue, 31 May 2016 10:51:25 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister says President Vladimir Putin's planned trip to China will give powerful new impulse to ties between the two nations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c4155a8dca44319a4a723d6e13d60c8The Latest: Italy authorities arrest 16 suspected smugglershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5154c09dbd644bd6a0bf0673c9ffa1a4Tue, 31 May 2016 11:35:54 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5154c09dbd644bd6a0bf0673c9ffa1a4Polish justice minister revives Polanski extradition drivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79ae49a4c2f040ee8c89f21ff3f93c62Tue, 31 May 2016 11:26:44 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's justice minister on Tuesday revived an effort to have filmmaker Roman Polanski extradited to the U.S., where he is wanted in a nearly 40-year-old case involving sex with a minor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79ae49a4c2f040ee8c89f21ff3f93c62Parade canceled, NY band performs on WWII veteran's lawnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d70728e01b814575ae69f2b20e21c98cTue, 31 May 2016 10:47:52 GMTPORT JERVIS, N.Y. (AP) — Members of a New York community band didn't let the cancellation of a Memorial Day parade stop them from paying tribute to a recently stricken World War II veteran.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d70728e01b814575ae69f2b20e21c98cGroup targets DNC chair with TV ad over payday lending billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b58f028b3693494992ac0c0f1acd03f6Tue, 31 May 2016 10:15:34 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A liberal group is spending $100,000 in television ads in South Florida to call out embattled Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz for not cracking down harder on what many call the predatory practices of the payday lending industry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b58f028b3693494992ac0c0f1acd03f6Electric shock suspected in near drowning at NJ motel poolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/214dba321af74032a062cdbab645c516Tue, 31 May 2016 11:37:17 GMTWILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man is in critical condition Tuesday, days after nearly drowning following a suspected electric shock in a south Jersey shore motel pool over the holiday weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/214dba321af74032a062cdbab645c516France braces for more strikes, gas shortage continueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebe5e55316d640878f3c4ba14320674fTue, 31 May 2016 11:21:08 GMTPARIS (AP) — France is bracing for new strikes this week and continues to face a gasoline shortage, with six out of height refineries blocked or partially disrupted by protests against a labor law.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebe5e55316d640878f3c4ba14320674fScandal-hit Volkswagen sees profits fall in 1st quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d17a52ce63ac49cdb90c58771c3c9f86Tue, 31 May 2016 10:20:53 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen saw its net profit fall 19 percent in the first three months of the year as it grappled with a costly scandal over cars it had equipped to cheat on diesel emissions tests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d17a52ce63ac49cdb90c58771c3c9f86Iraqi forces in Fallujah repel IS attack in city's southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/422fc2e2fe6e4aa0add6c3e37d3a4e0eTue, 31 May 2016 11:34:32 GMTCAMP TARIQ, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces battling their way into Fallujah repelled a four-hour attack by the Islamic State group in the city's south on Tuesday, a day after first moving into the southern edges of the militant-held city with the help of U.S.-led coalition airstrikes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/422fc2e2fe6e4aa0add6c3e37d3a4e0eEx-Miss Turkey gets suspended sentence for insulting Erdoganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5c0ad9eac6d4fa29f53aa92728928fbTue, 31 May 2016 11:00:02 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A court on Tuesday convicted a former Miss Turkey of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan through social media postings and sentenced her to a 14-month suspended sentence, amid deepening concerns that the country is swaying toward an increasingly authoritarian form of rule.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5c0ad9eac6d4fa29f53aa92728928fbGaza's Hamas rulers execute 3 men convicted of murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37e531e7997b42649e924bd5494d1629Tue, 31 May 2016 10:37:58 GMTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers executed three Palestinians convicted of murder on Tuesday, sparking criticism from human rights groups and defying an agreement with the rival Palestinian Fatah faction.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37e531e7997b42649e924bd5494d1629Director: Zoo safe despite shooting of gorilla to save boyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e54ed4a2d6a4fe7895b12f8d40ebbc3Tue, 31 May 2016 10:02:39 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The director of the Cincinnati Zoo says it remains safe for its 1.6 million annual visitors despite a weekend tragedy in which a gorilla was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had entered its exhibit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e54ed4a2d6a4fe7895b12f8d40ebbc3