FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 24 May 2015 02:21:40 -0700Napoli hits 2 HRs in Boston's 8-3 win over Angelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64677f6cbba848229874e792b2899fffBOSTON (AP) — Mike Napoli hit two homers and drove in three runs, Steven Wright pitched six-plus solid innings and the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.By KEN POWTAKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64677f6cbba848229874e792b2899fffSun, 24 May 2015 02:46:14 GMTWomen's walk across Koreas' DMZ denied; they cross on bushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8dfa227846c49fda57e034a2e992fb3DORASAN STATION, South Korea (AP) — International women activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates on Sunday were denied an attempt to walk across the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea, but were allowed to cross by bus and complete what one of them called a landmark peace event.By ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8dfa227846c49fda57e034a2e992fb3Sun, 24 May 2015 04:36:56 GMTChina readies national carbon market to fight climate changehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d189f59b5254dfe9a21beb223a6c612BEIJING (AP) — At first, the numbers and company names flashing on a big board in Beijing's financial district suggest a booming market.By JACK CHANGiBusinessGeneral newsScienceEnvironmental policyEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsEnvironmental laws and regulationsAir qualityEco-friendly practicesClimateChinaBeijingEuropeGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d189f59b5254dfe9a21beb223a6c612Sun, 24 May 2015 05:39:17 GMTProtests, arrests after Ohio officer's acquittal in 2 deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6882b037677244c28fdae272215bcef0CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight as protesters took to the streets after a judge found a city police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a barrage of police gunfire.By MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsViolent crimeCivil rights violationsLegal proceedingsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6882b037677244c28fdae272215bcef0Sun, 24 May 2015 04:22:53 GMTJailed Venezuelan leader starts hunger strike, urges protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a07fffb7d27417b87b672024493188aCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez said he is beginning a hunger strike and called for a mass anti-government protest next week in a video leaked Saturday.By JORGE RUEDAiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsMilitary correctional systemsPolitical imprisonmentGovernment and politicsCrimePolitical and civil unrestMilitary and defensePolitical issuesVenezuelaCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a07fffb7d27417b87b672024493188aSun, 24 May 2015 03:40:22 GMTAll eyes on Coen brothers as Cannes readies for Palme d'Orhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7686712783ab464dac04e93aecebfffbCANNES, France (AP) — Just what film directors Joel and Ethan Coen are thinking is a question that has long bedeviled moviegoers. Now they have the Cannes Film Festival on pins and needles, too.By JAKE COYLEiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCannes Film FestivalEventsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7686712783ab464dac04e93aecebfffbSun, 24 May 2015 08:57:31 GMTMalaysia finds graves of suspected trafficking victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f9d08c20caf47d4aec7594eb24234e1KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in more than a dozen abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held.By EILEEN NG and TODD PITMANiGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesMalaysiaThailandSoutheast AsiaMyanmarBangladeshAsiaSouth Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f9d08c20caf47d4aec7594eb24234e1Sun, 24 May 2015 09:06:29 GMTThe Latest on flooding: Music festival evacuated in Oklahomahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/805bd8f680004e4a90a3ba92e795e6a6OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — 10:20 p.m.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsEvacuationsTrafficStormsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersMusicTransportationEntertainmentArts and entertainmentOklahomaOklahoma CityWichita FallsKansasTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/805bd8f680004e4a90a3ba92e795e6a6Sun, 24 May 2015 03:20:22 GMTCongress' familiar path: short-term solutionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/007e7b2f064d4f0887821ee0dd62beb4WASHINGTON (AP) — Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers.By ALAN FRAMwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment programsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/007e7b2f064d4f0887821ee0dd62beb4Sun, 24 May 2015 02:37:23 GMTCormier submits Johnson in 3rd, wins vacant title at UFC 187http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c098e5c64cc745b19f439d4e0b695ae6LAS VEGAS (AP) — Daniel Cormier wore the conflict on his beaming face when he got the UFC's light heavyweight title belt strapped around his waist in the same Vegas cage where he failed to win it a few months ago.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsMen's martial artsMixed martial artsMen's sportsMartial artsNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c098e5c64cc745b19f439d4e0b695ae6Sun, 24 May 2015 07:13:42 GMTEthiopians vote in 1st election without former strongmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/062b857951ab4a52af01d45c1b1cc7e9ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopians voted Sunday in national and regional elections, the country's first since the 2012 death of its longtime leader, but the ruling party is expected to maintain its iron-clad grip on power.By ELIAS MESERETiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsNational electionsNational governmentsEthiopiaEast AfricaEritreaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/062b857951ab4a52af01d45c1b1cc7e9Sun, 24 May 2015 07:35:47 GMTMalaysian home minister says police find mass graves believed to be of trafficking victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36241ce1184748d09b7f5bf66a848821KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian home minister says police find mass graves believed to be of trafficking victims.iGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeGovernment and politicsMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36241ce1184748d09b7f5bf66a848821Sun, 24 May 2015 07:45:50 GMTThe Latest on flooding: Highway closures across Oklahomahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6343121358814ec289f7b522b59c1e07OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — 9:20 p.m.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsTrafficStormsEvacuationsAccidents and disastersTransportationOklahomaOklahoma CityWichita FallsKansasUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6343121358814ec289f7b522b59c1e07Sun, 24 May 2015 02:25:46 GMTThe Latest: Halep to open play on Center Courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d39bd048c6dd4db3874c65d660de8e18PARIS (AP) — The latest from the French Open, the year's second Grand Slam tournament at Roland Garros:sSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsEventsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d39bd048c6dd4db3874c65d660de8e18Sun, 24 May 2015 09:02:28 GMTDucks lose 5-4 to Blackhawks in Game 4 of Western finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89d5acd8419544199b7199ce413c03fbCHICAGO (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks keep swinging away against the Chicago Blackhawks. They are hoping their depth pays off in the final stretch of the Western Conference finals.By JAY COHENsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89d5acd8419544199b7199ce413c03fbSun, 24 May 2015 05:45:17 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c25d2cb5cd9e40bdb8388b1f7186c071Today is Sunday, May 24, the 144th day of 2015. There are 221 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNew York CityMiddle EastNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c25d2cb5cd9e40bdb8388b1f7186c071Sun, 24 May 2015 04:00:16 GMTGiants extend winning streak to 8 with 10-8 win over Rockieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/079f9403eadb4af283942ecf140c5c50DENVER (AP) — The rains soaking Colorado let up just long enough for the San Francisco Giants to extend their winning streak to eight games Saturday.By ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentColoradoSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/079f9403eadb4af283942ecf140c5c50Sun, 24 May 2015 02:56:24 GMTOfficial: Israel thanked US for blocking nuclear documenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/956b0901fc48444f96433892841a31bdJERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked the U.S. for blocking a global document at the United Nations aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, a rare bright spot amid strained relations between the two countries.By IAN DEITCHiGeneral newsInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/956b0901fc48444f96433892841a31bdSun, 24 May 2015 08:53:20 GMTPoles vote in cliffhanger presidential election runoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/876a98992a06412fad56fc63f5edf5eaWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poles were voting Sunday in the final round of a cliffhanger presidential election race between the conservative incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski and an even more conservative challenger.By VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsRun-off electionsNational electionsPolandEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/876a98992a06412fad56fc63f5edf5eaSun, 24 May 2015 08:25:32 GMT'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a58f118fa0964444899f13a78adc2ea6DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday — a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders and rights activists alike called a "social revolution."By SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansChristianityMarriageDivorce and separationsPolitical activismReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesBars and clubsRecreation and leisureLifestylePolitical issuesDublinIrelandEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a58f118fa0964444899f13a78adc2ea6Sun, 24 May 2015 06:13:33 GMTAt Cannes, Michel Franco's 'Chronic' looks death in the facehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed94a20eecc540c3a5699ccd7a67835cCANNES, France (AP) — Death is something we'd all like to avoid. But director Michel Franco thinks a reluctance to look at the end of life is unhealthy.By JILL LAWLESSiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCannes Film FestivalEventsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed94a20eecc540c3a5699ccd7a67835cSun, 24 May 2015 08:21:32 GMTSaudi Arabia says suicide bomber was Islamic State operativehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c2183ed113647d3ab55adbe56cceab2RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia has confirmed that Friday's suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in the east of the country that killed 21 was carried out by an Islamic State militant, backing up an earlier claim by the group.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsTerrorismWar and unrestSaudi ArabiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c2183ed113647d3ab55adbe56cceab2Sun, 24 May 2015 08:08:18 GMTOhio patrolman's acquittal in 2 deaths sets off protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/055b4a1e3efe4a73a256f26cf789ee1eCLEVELAND (AP) — The acquittal of a white Cleveland police officer Saturday set off angry but mostly orderly protests while shining little light on how an event that started with a car backfiring could end in a 137-shot barrage, the patrolman firing from the hood of the car and the deaths of two unarmed black suspects.By MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsViolent crimeCivil rights violationsProtests and demonstrationsLegal proceedingsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriPoliceCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesFunerals and memorial servicesLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestEventsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/055b4a1e3efe4a73a256f26cf789ee1eSun, 24 May 2015 03:37:05 GMTJust another birthday for Detroit-area woman _ her 116thhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edb9c559850f4df2a36196022ab7b9cdINKSTER, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area woman turned 116 Saturday, but she offers no secret for a long life.aGeneral newsBirthdaysOccasionsLifestyleMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edb9c559850f4df2a36196022ab7b9cdSun, 24 May 2015 04:44:25 GMTPutin signs Russian law to shut 'undesirable' organizationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b45450668fd427fbd3b5993e2bf663bMOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law Saturday giving prosecutors the power to declare foreign and international organizations "undesirable" in Russia and shut them down.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b45450668fd427fbd3b5993e2bf663bSun, 24 May 2015 04:06:21 GMTWoman uses obituary to say Brady innocent in 'Deflategate'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae57f237fe874f74acfd9633d79b4b9aBOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has used her own obituary to convey a final message on Tom Brady and the "Deflategate" scandal.aGeneral newsSportsObituariesProfessional footballFootballMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae57f237fe874f74acfd9633d79b4b9aSun, 24 May 2015 05:03:05 GMTLEADING OFF: Bernie's Bash at Yankee Stadium, Price returnshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/530dc732dec84ad1bc57c7b5cea7fafbA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:By The Associated PresssSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/530dc732dec84ad1bc57c7b5cea7fafbSun, 24 May 2015 05:57:41 GMTHawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsantohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e37ca6f0f201421db91ac47730cba8f9HONOLULU (AP) — Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto.By CATHY BUSSEWITZhtBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsFood scienceAgricultural scienceScienceGeneticsBiologyBiotechnologyTechnologyAgriculture and food technologyIndustrial technologyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesMaterials industryPolitical and civil unrestHawaiiHonoluluUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e37ca6f0f201421db91ac47730cba8f9Sun, 24 May 2015 07:57:37 GMT52 dead in China floods, including 2 kids on overloaded bushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0b91812c4854f34ae9336ce13290906BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in China's latest round of flooding has risen to at least 52, including two schoolchildren aboard a bus carrying more than twice its authorized passenger load that plunged into a pond, authorities said.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsAccidents and disastersAccidentsTransportationChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0b91812c4854f34ae9336ce13290906Sun, 24 May 2015 06:28:32 GMTLocal media: Burundi opposition figure shot dead in capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a715212f1e943af994f96aeddd631d1KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The leader of a Burundi opposition party was killed Saturday by unknown assailants in the nation's capital, Bujumbura, local media reported.By RODNEY MUHUMUZAiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestMediaViolent crimeCrimeBurundiBujumburaEast AfricaUgandaCentral AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a715212f1e943af994f96aeddd631d1Sun, 24 May 2015 03:39:36 GMTJosh Hamilton set to join Texas Rangers on Mondayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff23390722b4b9298424dab39df3fabROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton is done with his personal spring training and ready to rejoin the Texas Rangers.sSportsSports transactionsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSports businessTexasNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff23390722b4b9298424dab39df3fabSun, 24 May 2015 06:10:55 GMTThe Latest in Cleveland: Multiple arrests after verdicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48eafdbab5b64f888dc0f2df9a06532511:18 p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeProtests and demonstrationsCivil rights violationsSocial mediaPoliceRiotsCrimeLegal proceedingsHuman rights and civil libertiesRace and ethnicityBlockadesTrafficLaw and orderAfrican-AmericansPolitical and civil unrestOnline mediaMediaLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsTransportationClevelandLake ErieOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48eafdbab5b64f888dc0f2df9a065325Sun, 24 May 2015 03:23:43 GMTMalaysia finds mass graves of suspected trafficking victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/087138be9e46403f96823bfe42e813b3KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Sunday they have discovered mass graves in more than a dozen abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held.iGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeMalaysiaThailandSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/087138be9e46403f96823bfe42e813b3Sun, 24 May 2015 08:00:41 GMTIsraeli police say Palestinian stabs teens on Jewish holidayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17b6370483264e24a2cba5688b7fb453JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a 19-year-old Palestinian man stabbed two Israeli teenagers as they walked to a holy site on a Jewish festival.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePalestinian territoriesIsraelJerusalemMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17b6370483264e24a2cba5688b7fb453Sun, 24 May 2015 06:39:58 GMTBlackhawks beat Ducks 5-4 in Game 4 of Western finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dc8f92132ba44cf81f58aebd3282319CHICAGO (AP) — Antoine Vermette turned a huge disappointment into a moment of pure joy. That is how it goes for the Chicago Blackhawks when the playoffs go to overtime.By JAY COHENsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dc8f92132ba44cf81f58aebd3282319Sun, 24 May 2015 05:45:10 GMTCurry, Golden State rout Houston 115-80 to take 3-0 leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/699348294f2d474eb8bb43cda99e23bcHOUSTON (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr described Stephen Curry's performance Saturday night simply.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsNBA PlayoffsAthlete injuriesNBA FinalsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsEventsAthlete healthHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/699348294f2d474eb8bb43cda99e23bcSun, 24 May 2015 05:14:24 GMTThousands evacuated in Nepal after landslide blocks riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e48561e9e8214647b9d8aa8ef04be43cKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people fled villages and towns along a mountain river in northwest Nepal on Sunday after it was blocked by a landslide that could burst and cause flash floods, officials said.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeather2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersFloodsAccidents and disastersEvacuationsEventsLand environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEarthquakesNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e48561e9e8214647b9d8aa8ef04be43cSun, 24 May 2015 04:31:28 GMTNapoli hits 2 HRs in Boston's 8-3 win over Los Angeleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff0ec1454c8747aeabaa1f6bab2aab48BOSTON (AP) — Mike Napoli hit two homers and drove in three runs, Steven Wright pitched six-plus solid innings and the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.By KEN POWTAKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff0ec1454c8747aeabaa1f6bab2aab48Sun, 24 May 2015 02:37:24 GMTOfficials say at least 10 Afghan police officers killed in ongoing Taliban assault in southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2dd7077297844a7a39ec4613ac9c1b1KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say at least 10 Afghan police officers killed in ongoing Taliban assault in south.iGeneral newsWar and unrestCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsViolent crimeAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2dd7077297844a7a39ec4613ac9c1b1Sun, 24 May 2015 05:31:33 GMTLocal elections in Spain test upstart parties' voter appealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f29c6de85d91480fbf5e0d4fd78750bbMADRID (AP) — Local elections in much of Spain could see two upstart parties end nearly four decades of dominance by the conservative Popular Party and the center-left Socialists.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsLocal electionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f29c6de85d91480fbf5e0d4fd78750bbSun, 24 May 2015 07:39:09 GMTRockies snap Giants' 8-game winning streak with 5-3 victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ef51ad623794841afb2b44b9dd8001fDENVER (AP) — It wasn't a dominant pitcher or a burly slugger who put an end to San Francisco's eight-game winning streak, but a 5-foot-10 backup shortstop with what Colorado manager Walt Weiss describes as "sneaky power."By ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsColoradoSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ef51ad623794841afb2b44b9dd8001fSun, 24 May 2015 06:51:44 GMTAt least 10 Afghan police officers killed in Taliban assaulthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3410806b894948d4ba7375faeed94203KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents attacked police checkpoints Sunday in volatile southern Afghanistan, killing at least 10 officers in the ongoing assault, authorities said.By MIRWAIS KHANiGeneral newsWar and unrestCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3410806b894948d4ba7375faeed94203Sun, 24 May 2015 06:03:36 GMTIreland gives resounding 62.1 percent 'yes' to gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ac89882736e410786da905a163f10f0DUBLIN (AP) — Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world's first national vote on the issue.By SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansConstitutionsReferendumsChristianityMarriageConstitutional amendmentsLegislaturePolitical organizationsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesElectionsCouplesRelationshipsDublinIrelandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ac89882736e410786da905a163f10f0Sun, 24 May 2015 02:44:29 GMTNapoli blasts 2 HRs in Boston's 8-3 win over Angelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d89b11d8d07c45be86463a7563341d00BOSTON (AP) — Mike Napoli hit two homers and drove in three runs, Steven Wright pitched six-plus solid innings and the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.By KEN POWTAKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d89b11d8d07c45be86463a7563341d00Sun, 24 May 2015 02:50:32 GMTBolsinger shuts down Padres, Pederson hits HR as Dodgers winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ea29b2b006e403d918baddbfa7f4e8bLOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Bolsinger retired his final 23 batters after giving up a leadoff single in the first inning and Joc Pederson homered, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 victory over the punchless San Diego Padres on Saturday night.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsLos AngelesSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ea29b2b006e403d918baddbfa7f4e8bSun, 24 May 2015 04:52:06 GMTJennings gets 1st win, Marlins top Orioles 1-0 in 13 inningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94e64a3f14174bbbb3262157dfebe942MIAMI (AP) — New Miami Marlins manager Dan Jennings splashed around in the nightclub swimming pool adjacent to the team's clubhouse, surrounded by a dozen of his players whooping it up shortly before midnight.By STEVEN WINEsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94e64a3f14174bbbb3262157dfebe942Sun, 24 May 2015 04:26:00 GMTBlackhawks stay patient and perfect in postseason overtimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0554a395c5e422392f3f52d17b718fdCHICAGO (AP) — One lucky bounce.By JIM LITKEsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0554a395c5e422392f3f52d17b718fdSun, 24 May 2015 06:53:43 GMTOrioles reliever leaves game after umps inspect his forearmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aa975a2a0ce4f38b9985270d297def6MIAMI (AP) — Baltimore Orioles reliever Brian Matusz has left the game against the Miami Marlins in the 12th inning after the umpire crew chief inspected the left-hander's right forearm.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aa975a2a0ce4f38b9985270d297def6Sun, 24 May 2015 02:59:05 GMTGordon, Volquez lead KC over Cards in rain-shortened gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9ef4d0903ec4696bcee0d3330154cfdKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Edinson Volquez pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night in a game called in the sixth inning because of rain.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9ef4d0903ec4696bcee0d3330154cfdSun, 24 May 2015 02:36:28 GMTRizzo drives in 6, Cubs rally late to beat D-Backs 9-6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db9a8812a88442fcbaa17fc9ec551932PHOENIX (AP) — Anthony Rizzo matched his career high with six RBIs and the Chicago Cubs snapped the Arizona Diamondbacks' five-game winning streak with a 9-6 victory Saturday night.By BOB BAUMsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db9a8812a88442fcbaa17fc9ec551932Sun, 24 May 2015 05:52:53 GMT