FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 06 May 2015 12:23:18 -0700No agreement between Florida governor, feds on Medicaidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/729e0db982e74392b4ca8684ff8238c4WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott says he and the Obama administration are still far apart on health care financing issues that have paralyzed the state's efforts to pass a new budget.By KELLI KENNEDY and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARwGeneral newsHealthState governmentsGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment and politicsGovernment programsFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/729e0db982e74392b4ca8684ff8238c4Wed, 06 May 2015 18:02:50 GMTThe Latest: Teams announced for Barca-Bayernhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/792c15346a904934a191d0146094c530BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — 8 p.m. Teams for tonight.By JOSEPH WILSONsSportsUEFA Champions LeagueMen's sportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerEventsSpainBarcelonaMunichEuropeWestern EuropeGermanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/792c15346a904934a191d0146094c530Wed, 06 May 2015 17:58:52 GMTThe Latest: Lewandowski wearing a mask for semihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47dbd756b5604dd4be84f85a475a0f0dBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — 8:26 p.m.By JOSEPH WILSONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's soccerUEFA Champions LeagueProfessional soccerSoccerAthlete healthEventsSpainBarcelonaGermanyMunichEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47dbd756b5604dd4be84f85a475a0f0dWed, 06 May 2015 18:26:30 GMTKerry seeks pause in Yemen war as he arrives in Saudi Arabiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ab21e46aea742ecbd39c5b07b2ff93eRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought to secure a pause in Yemen's war as he arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday for meeting with top officials, citing increased shortages of food, fuel and medicine that are adding to a crisis that already has neighboring countries bracing for a mass exodus of refugees. He was to hold further talks Thursday, too.By BRADLEY KLAPPERiGovernment and politicsWar and unrestBombingsInternational relationsGeneral newsSaudi ArabiaAfricaRiyadhMiddle EastDjiboutiYemenUnited StatesEast AfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ab21e46aea742ecbd39c5b07b2ff93eWed, 06 May 2015 17:42:15 GMTMigrants rescued after 12 days at sea; EU eyes seizing boatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aee83535d6c842118abfad950cecff02CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — An Italian rescue patrol picked up nearly 100 migrants who reported being at sea for 12 days as U.N. Security Council members mulled a draft resolution authorizing an EU mission to seize the smugglers' boats that are fueling the Mediterranean migrant crisis.By FRANK JORDANS, NICOLE WINFIELD and CARA ANNAiGeneral newsDiplomacySearch and rescue effortsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsItalySicilyLibyaRussiaEuropeNorth AfricaWestern EuropeAfricaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aee83535d6c842118abfad950cecff02Wed, 06 May 2015 17:48:00 GMTThe Latest: Barca-Bayern, another classic Euro gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d823fa101cfe4d98b252236ac1a867a6BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — 7:15 p.m. (Spanish time)Joseph WilsonsSportsUEFA Champions LeagueMen's sportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerEventsSpainBarcelonaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d823fa101cfe4d98b252236ac1a867a6Wed, 06 May 2015 17:16:32 GMTThe Latest: Nou Camp? Camp Nou?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f549eb82456d4ee3a2fc1e9140cced69BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — 7:31 p.m.By JOSEPH WILSONsSportsUEFA Champions LeagueMen's sportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerEventsSpainBarcelonaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f549eb82456d4ee3a2fc1e9140cced69Wed, 06 May 2015 17:32:45 GMTFugitive on lam since 1959 waives extraditionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcaaf5e6be7147719396712f59785ceeORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A fugitive who had been on the lam since walking away from a prison farm in 1959 won't fight his extradition back to Ohio after his arrest in Florida.By MIKE SCHNEIDERaGeneral newsExtraditionFugitivesCrimeLaw and orderFloridaOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcaaf5e6be7147719396712f59785ceeWed, 06 May 2015 18:03:26 GMTWoman in DuPont economic espionage case pleads guiltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6f1786b081d4f72ab1029adeb400578OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A woman accused along with her husband and former DuPont engineers of stealing trade secrets and selling them to China has pleaded guilty to a related charge.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyEspionageLegal proceedingsCrimeEconomyCorporate crimeCorporate newsLaw and orderChinaOaklandGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6f1786b081d4f72ab1029adeb400578Wed, 06 May 2015 17:26:35 GMTPharmaceutical firm wants lethal injection drugs returnedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d5c5c97bab44648bb52a2fac2b0e0cbCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drugmaker has asked states to return supplies of the company's drugs that could be used for lethal injection.By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSaBusinessGeneral newsProducts and servicesCorporate newsPublic healthHealthOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d5c5c97bab44648bb52a2fac2b0e0cbWed, 06 May 2015 17:27:29 GMTRole of government powers at issue in NJ pension casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b91af3dceb5646e89280f29e10df5e98TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's top court seems to be weighing both the state's obligation to fund public workers' pensions and the court's role in budget matters.By GEOFF MULVIHILLaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment pensions and social securityLegal proceedingsState governmentsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderGovernment financeLegislatureNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b91af3dceb5646e89280f29e10df5e98Wed, 06 May 2015 18:11:22 GMTMacedonia: 38 police, 1 protester hurt in overnight clasheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e153019072040ba9237d7f35430b16aSKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Violent clashes overnight between protesters and police in the Macedonian capital Skopje left 38 officers and one protester injured, while 30 people were detained, authorities said Wednesday.By KONSTANTIN TESTORIDESiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolice brutalityGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceMacedoniaSkopjeEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e153019072040ba9237d7f35430b16aWed, 06 May 2015 17:23:07 GMTNFL finds Patriots employees probably deflated ballshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb679af94b0d460187a6f8b0058611e3NEW YORK (AP) — An NFL investigation released Wednesday concluded New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was probably "at least generally aware" of the rules violations.By EDDIE PELLSaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsSports governanceProfessional footballSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb679af94b0d460187a6f8b0058611e3Wed, 06 May 2015 18:09:25 GMTFries at the doorstep: Fast-food pushes into deliveryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cecd75de803e4e9aaeec3deb68db250aNEW YORK (AP) — On the same day McDonald's said it would begin testing delivery in New York, an order placed for two cheeseburgers, two large fries and a vanilla shake took about a half-hour to arrive at The Associated Press headquarters.By CANDICE CHOIhtBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleTechnologyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cecd75de803e4e9aaeec3deb68db250aWed, 06 May 2015 17:48:15 GMTNo charges for Colorado farm workers videotaped hitting pigshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/765d576ea7f74ebfb31a21faf57970d3DENVER (AP) — None of the workers caught on undercover video hitting pigs at a Colorado farm will face criminal charges.By COLLEEN SLEVINaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleAnimal crueltyCrimeAgricultureIndustriesColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/765d576ea7f74ebfb31a21faf57970d3Wed, 06 May 2015 17:21:12 GMT1 buffalo dead, another still missing after Arkansas escapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa52ec691cf54d6baa226657634be65bHOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — A buffalo has been found dead in Hot Springs, leaving only one animal still missing of the six that escaped a farm and roamed the central Arkansas city two weeks ago.aGeneral newsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessHot SpringsArkansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa52ec691cf54d6baa226657634be65bWed, 06 May 2015 17:20:44 GMTTexas gay discrimination bill opens complex father-son splithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/870d8eb4635848ceab7ebab0f4379f19HOUSTON (AP) — Beau Miller and Patrick Summers have been dating for four years, but last December was the first time they spent Christmas at Miller's parents' home.By WILL WEISSERTaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansState legislatureGovernment and politicsLegislatureState governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislationHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleGender issuesTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/870d8eb4635848ceab7ebab0f4379f19Wed, 06 May 2015 17:11:01 GMTNew indictment charges owners of kennel where 21 dogs diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6b117c516ad4c6abf980cc90a9c641bPHOENIX (AP) — A new indictment reinstates animal cruelty charges against the owners of a suburban Phoenix kennel where 21 dogs died of heat exhaustion and four others were injured in June.aBusinessGeneral newsLifestylePetsIndictmentsDogsLaw and orderMammalsAnimalsPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6b117c516ad4c6abf980cc90a9c641bWed, 06 May 2015 18:18:14 GMTSheila Bair named president of private Maryland collegehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aea57a306f5a407595355ec55b010e17CHESTERTOWN, Md. (AP) — Sheila Bair, who was the chairwoman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. during the 2008 financial crisis, has been named president of Maryland's Washington College, a private liberal arts school.aBusinessGeneral newsHigher educationFinancial crisisEducationSocial affairsCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelEconomyFinancial marketsMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aea57a306f5a407595355ec55b010e17Wed, 06 May 2015 18:27:09 GMTColleges move to expand services for immigrant studentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/758a301ae61b4b5394ce9c39bd91afdeDAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Miguel Davila had reasons to be skeptical when the University of California, Davis dedicated a bright, clearly marked space on campus for students who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.By LISA LEFFaGeneral newsHigher educationEducationImmigration policyImmigrationSocial affairsEducation costsGovernment policyGovernment and politicsSocial issuesMilitary and defenseUnited StatesCaliforniaIllinoisNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/758a301ae61b4b5394ce9c39bd91afdeWed, 06 May 2015 17:52:52 GMTGAO: Gov't waste of natural gas costing taxpayers millionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54737b8ba7b24c2385607f4ae0c1c3ccWASHINGTON (AP) — Significant amounts of natural gas on federal lands are being wasted, costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars each year and adding to harmful greenhouse gas emissions, a congressional investigation has found.By HOPE YENwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEnergy and the environmentEnergy industryIndustriesUtilitiesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementLand environmentEnvironmental concernsClimateAir qualityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54737b8ba7b24c2385607f4ae0c1c3ccWed, 06 May 2015 17:47:52 GMTGrand jury taking testimony in probe of Schock's spendinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffb3d6cefd614c66ade3ec17a17c4673SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A grand jury took testimony Wednesday as part of a federal investigation into former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock's expenses.By JOHN O'CONNORaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsCriminal investigationsPolitical resignationsCrimeLaw and orderSpringfieldIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffb3d6cefd614c66ade3ec17a17c4673Wed, 06 May 2015 18:11:39 GMTDemocrats fail to oust NY Senate's GOP leader after arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5a4c66c97ca4721a3a7371aec741a27ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Republican leader of the state Senate survived a largely symbolic effort by Democratic lawmakers to oust him from his position Wednesday following his arrest on federal corruption charges.By DAVID KLEPPERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState legislatureLegislaturePolitical corruptionPolitical partiesArrestsState governmentsPolitical issuesPolitical organizationsLaw and orderCrimeNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5a4c66c97ca4721a3a7371aec741a27Wed, 06 May 2015 18:21:24 GMTWoman spread feces on co-worker's chair, mouse; no jail timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/614801770fd7414bbda233faf5a534bdWINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lab worker has pleaded guilty to spreading contaminated feces on a co-worker's computer mouse and desk chair, but she won't see any jail time.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderWinchesterVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/614801770fd7414bbda233faf5a534bdWed, 06 May 2015 17:23:38 GMTExterminator goes on trial in Philadelphia doctor's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3cb3dc73a0f4afb86692dc009907744PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An exterminator has gone on trial in the strangulation death of a globe-trotting pediatrician who hired him to address a mice problem at her Philadelphia home.aBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3cb3dc73a0f4afb86692dc009907744Wed, 06 May 2015 18:00:39 GMT3 accused of operating fictitious police departmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e86e35e29db743e09447af5aaea4ff2eLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say three people have been arrested for operating a fictitious police department that claims jurisdiction in 33 states and Mexico and says it has existed for 3,000 years.aGeneral newsCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e86e35e29db743e09447af5aaea4ff2eWed, 06 May 2015 17:46:58 GMTIsrael's Netanyahu reportedly close to forming coalitionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5964dfe1cafa48edbd7659771af99008JERUSALEM (AP) — With the clock ticking toward a midnight deadline, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday inched closer toward a deal to form a new government as he rushed to work out the details of an emerging agreement with his final coalition partner.By JOSEF FEDERMANiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsJudaismReligionSocial affairsIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5964dfe1cafa48edbd7659771af99008Wed, 06 May 2015 17:33:20 GMTWoman known for trying to sneak on planes jailed in Chicagohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/beeffc4c6f444d6a895d773d43fa275fCHICAGO (AP) — A woman with a history of trying to sneak onto planes without a ticket has been arrested twice in recent days at both of Chicago's international airports after being spotted loitering in terminal areas, police said Wednesday.By JASON KEYSERaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeArrestsLaw and orderTransportation safetyTransportationChicagoLos AngelesIllinoisUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/beeffc4c6f444d6a895d773d43fa275fWed, 06 May 2015 17:33:47 GMTState official: Clinton email practices 'not acceptable'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ae380e4e86943e6a52004488617690aWASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department assistant secretary said Wednesday it's "not acceptable" for any agency employee to conduct government business on a private email server as former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton did.By ERICA WERNERhtBusinessArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsOpen governmentLegislatureState governmentsInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTechnologyCommunication technologyPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ae380e4e86943e6a52004488617690aWed, 06 May 2015 17:27:04 GMTThe Latest: Barca stick with winning formulahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aac8198445543e596d620053aadb147BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — 8:20 p.m.By JOSEPH WILSONsSportsMen's sportsMen's soccerUEFA Champions LeagueProfessional soccerSoccerEventsSpainBarcelonaGermanyMunichEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aac8198445543e596d620053aadb147Wed, 06 May 2015 18:23:41 GMTSmall quakes shake Southern, Northern California communitieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a70dc8c337ab4ad9ac93fc2b75e997afHEMET, Calif. (AP) — Small earthquakes hundreds of miles apart have rattled communities east of Los Angeles and San Francisco.aGeneral newsScienceNatural disastersAccidents and disastersCaliforniaLos AngelesSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a70dc8c337ab4ad9ac93fc2b75e997afWed, 06 May 2015 17:16:03 GMTJim Wright early casualty of rising US House partisanshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/439968778a70455aa9a8f3aae89e02d5DALLAS (AP) — As a member of what he called "the people's house" for more than a generation, Texas Democrat Jim Wright was known for his rich oratorical skills in the U.S. House. He never relied on them more than the day in 1989, when he told those who had elected him speaker about two years earlier that he was prepared to resign after being accused of violating ethics rules dozens of times.By DOUGLASS K. DANIEL and DAVID WARRENaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical resignationsInternational agreementsPolitical ethicsLegislatureWar casualtiesLegislationInternational relationsPolitical issuesWar and unrestTexasDallasFort WorthUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/439968778a70455aa9a8f3aae89e02d5Wed, 06 May 2015 18:26:05 GMTGermanwings co-pilot tested descents hours before crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c8cbfdc85f7425a8bc3397e569af213PARIS (AP) — A co-pilot who purposely crashed a Germanwings A320 plane into the French Alps appeared to have rehearsed sending the jet into a deadly descent on another flight just two hours earlier, investigators said Wednesday.By JAMEY KEATEN and JOAN LOWYiBusinessGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsTransportation safetyEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationGermanyFranceBarcelonaWestern EuropeEuropeSpainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c8cbfdc85f7425a8bc3397e569af213Wed, 06 May 2015 18:02:10 GMTChicago approves $5.5M package for police torture victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e19f65f183ff4f14a89d12dac58c75eaCHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago City Council on Wednesday approved a $5.5 million reparations package for the victims of the city's notorious police torture scandal that also includes a formal apology and a promise to teach schoolchildren about one of the darkest chapters in Chicago's history.By DON BABWINaGeneral newsPolice brutalityMunicipal governmentsActs of tortureCrimeLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsChicagoUnited StatesIllinoisNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e19f65f183ff4f14a89d12dac58c75eaWed, 06 May 2015 17:49:53 GMTYemen Shiite rebels take neighborhood in Aden, occupy palacehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45a77531b5024fdc8ec1802521bef21bSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels and their allies consolidated their hold in another part of the southern port city of Aden on Wednesday after heavy fighting with militiamen loyal to the exiled government and capturing the area's presidential palace, officials said.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaSaudi ArabiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45a77531b5024fdc8ec1802521bef21bWed, 06 May 2015 18:27:00 GMTEPA suggests triggers for warning of algae in drinking waterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d55b6f401e174b4b9c74c2ceb0296c24TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing guidelines to help state and local officials detect dangerous levels of algal toxins in drinking water.By JOHN FLESHERaGeneral newsHealthAlgaeEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWater environmentPlantsTraverse CityMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d55b6f401e174b4b9c74c2ceb0296c24Wed, 06 May 2015 17:54:22 GMTChase Elliott gets NAPA sponsorship on No. 24 car in 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76a9a29d3f6c4f88affcbfa908ecea97CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Chase Elliott is bringing NAPA's sponsorship with him to the Sprint Cup Series.sSportsSports sponsorshipAutomobile racingNASCARSports businessCaliforniaNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76a9a29d3f6c4f88affcbfa908ecea97Wed, 06 May 2015 17:36:22 GMTPole is key to stopping Lewis Hamilton at Spanish GPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56465658c0a54434beb4788d34f8cb8cGRANOLLERS, Spain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton will be looking for his fourth win of the season at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, and it will be hard to stop the defending world champion if he gets another pole position on a Catalunya track where overtaking is notoriously difficult.By JEROME PUGMIREsSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneSpainMonacoBahrainWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56465658c0a54434beb4788d34f8cb8cWed, 06 May 2015 18:00:52 GMTShip may have hit whale found washed up near San Franciscohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a10a44f075b241f5a25886d147d8b143PACIFICA, Calif. (AP) — Scientists say a ship may have hit and killed a young humpback whale that washed up at a San Francisco Bay Area beach earlier this week.aGeneral newsScienceWhalesAnimalsMammalsSan FranciscoPacificaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a10a44f075b241f5a25886d147d8b143Wed, 06 May 2015 17:59:27 GMTUS stocks falling after weak jobs data; oil prices risehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc6bb5950e6a448c9d9668341dd5192cNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell broadly in afternoon trading Wednesday after the release of weak U.S. economic reports and mixed corporate earnings results. Yields on U.S government bond yields rose to their highest level in two months and oil prices continued to climb. Eight of the 10 industry sectors of the Standard and Poor's 500 index were lower, led by telecommunications companies.By BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsPricesCurrency marketsGovernment payLabor economyEconomyFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEnergy industryIndustriesGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsFinancial performanceCorporate newsGovernment financeCommodity marketsUnited StatesGreeceEast AsiaNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc6bb5950e6a448c9d9668341dd5192cWed, 06 May 2015 17:27:24 GMTTunisia steps up security at Jewish pilgrimage to Ghribahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cea0cc47f02d466c86141c40e7a0bee5TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia says it has increased security for the Jewish pilgrimage to the age-old Ghriba synagogue after the Bardo Museum attack in Tunis that left 22 people dead, mostly foreign tourists.By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZAiGeneral newsTravelLeisure travelMuseumsRecreation and leisureLifestyleTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cea0cc47f02d466c86141c40e7a0bee5Wed, 06 May 2015 18:16:13 GMTUS warships no longer accompanying commercial ships in Gulfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/475e0df9a0a146f99e16d8473cc87564WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says that U.S. Navy warships are no longer accompanying American and British-flagged commercial vessels through the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf.By LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseStrait of HormuzIranUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/475e0df9a0a146f99e16d8473cc87564Wed, 06 May 2015 17:53:49 GMT5 Ukrainian troops killed as cease-fire teeters on brinkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/865899f3a0fb4fbfa77da31a1336bb45KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Five Ukrainian government troops battling separatist forces in the east have been killed in one of the worst single days of bloodshed since a cease-fire was declared in February, military officials said Wednesday.By PETER LEONARDiGeneral newsWar and unrestCease firesGovernment and politicsUkraineMinskRussiaEastern EuropeEuropeBelarushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/865899f3a0fb4fbfa77da31a1336bb45Wed, 06 May 2015 17:45:57 GMTEgyptAir pilots threaten to resign, talks set for Saturdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/725692cf26a04633ba4b86b6f8d47af8CAIRO (AP) — Union officials say 224 EgyptAir pilots have threatened to resign after disputes with the company and will meet with managers and civil aviation officials this weekend for talks.By BRIAN ROHANiBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/725692cf26a04633ba4b86b6f8d47af8Wed, 06 May 2015 18:28:52 GMTShifting in a new direction, Jack Black rides 'The D Train'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6fb335ee9cb472a9d65ea07dc1259eeNEW YORK (AP) — At an East Village restaurant over dinner recently, after ordering mussels and selecting a white wine, Jack Black proffered a theatrical "Gratzi" to the waitress. He then leaned in expectantly, his gymnastic eyebrows raised, eagerly awaiting a response that didn't come.By JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityMusichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6fb335ee9cb472a9d65ea07dc1259eeWed, 06 May 2015 17:56:25 GMTCharlie Hebdo receives PEN award at literary gala in NYChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcac71bbf4c941c59f605793b4134eb7NEW YORK (AP) — Under armed security and a cloud of conflicted opinions and emotions, the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was presented a freedom of expression award on Tuesday night from the PEN American Center.By HILLEL ITALIEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisBooks and literatureEntertainmentEventsJournalismNews mediaMediaHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrestNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcac71bbf4c941c59f605793b4134eb7Wed, 06 May 2015 17:47:23 GMTThe Latest: Barca payback time?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e298a00ff37a4142830e9ff9c4b98fa2BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — 7:37 p.m.By JOSEPH WILSONsSportsUEFA Champions LeagueMen's sportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerEventsSpainBarcelonaMunichEuropeWestern EuropeGermanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e298a00ff37a4142830e9ff9c4b98fa2Wed, 06 May 2015 17:36:37 GMTDetroit boy in basement: Stepmother put me there for 11 dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f792b053b1264037bdb1763836c93311DETROIT (AP) — A boy reported missing for 11 days before he was found in his Detroit basement testified Wednesday that his stepmother ordered him down there and told him to "shut up and be quiet" while investigators scoured the neighborhood searching for him last June.By ED WHITEaGeneral newsMissing personsParentingRelationshipsLifestyleDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f792b053b1264037bdb1763836c93311Wed, 06 May 2015 17:29:16 GMTNadal beats Johnson to reach Madrid Open 3rd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42b0422ed84649338c41cd6554e988f1MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal broke Steve Johnson's serve three times and advanced to the third round of the Madrid Open by defeating the American 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday.sSportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsProfessional soccerSoccerMen's soccerSpainMadridWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42b0422ed84649338c41cd6554e988f1Wed, 06 May 2015 17:17:40 GMTTeen who spray-painted prom invite on Idaho cliff soughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d768f48c43194a3c91376982108ac898BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities are looking for a teen who wanted a date with Destiny and hoped to get it by spray-painting a prom proposal on an Idaho cliffside.aGeneral newsOdditiesPromsOccasionsLifestyleIdahoBoiseUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d768f48c43194a3c91376982108ac898Wed, 06 May 2015 18:10:33 GMT