FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 May 2015 21:43:22 -0700Airliner makes emergency landing at Vancouver airport, British Columbia (AP) — A U.S. passenger flight has made an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport.iBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBritish ColumbiaVancouverCanadaWashingtonSeattleNorth AmericaUnited States, 04 May 2015 03:00:23 GMTSmylie Kaufman wins first Tour title, Ind. (AP) — Rookie Smylie Kaufman won the United Leasing Championship by five strokes Sunday for his first Tour title.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:04:18 GMTDerby winner American Pharoah a go in Preakness, Ky. (AP) — Lured by the promise of carrots, American Pharoah was led out of the barn to face a throng of cameras.By BETH HARRISaGeneral newsSportsKentucky DerbyPreakness StakesHorse racingEventsThoroughbred racingBaltimoreKentuckyMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:15:47 GMTJames Taylor debuts song about Red Sox-Yankees at Fenway (AP) — James Taylor inherited his love for the Boston Red Sox from his father and grandmother, and his newest song follows his fandom through three generations from the sale of Babe Ruth to the team's cathartic 2004 World Series title.By JIMMY GOLENaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSportsMusicEntertainmentBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsBostonNew York CityMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 04 May 2015 02:56:53 GMTSurvey: States spent heavily to clear winter snow and ice (AP) — Winter's full fury arrived late in much of the country but once it did it was relentless, quickly exhausting snow removal budgets and pushing the resources of state transportation agencies to their limit as they fought to keep highways safe and passable, according to a first-of-its-kind survey.By BOB SALSBERGaGeneral newsWinter weatherTransportationWeatherTrafficIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessStormsMassachusettsBostonUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 04:15:13 GMTWarriors roll past Grizzlies 101-86 in Game 1 of West semis, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr joked before Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals that reporters should have two stories ready: One if his team looked well-rested and won, another if it looked rusty and lost.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketball, 04 May 2015 00:53:28 GMTNew sea star babies offer hope amid mass deaths in Pacific PASS, Wash. (AP) — Emerging from a recent dive 40 feet below the surface of Puget Sound, biologist Ben Miner wasn't surprised by what he found: The troubling disease that wiped out millions of sea stars up and down the West Coast had not spared this site along the rocky cliffs of Lopez Island.By PHUONG LEaGeneral newsScienceStarfishChild and teen healthCoastlines and beachesWater environmentHigher educationBiologyAnimalsHealthEnvironment and natureEnvironmentEducationSocial affairsWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 04:49:33 GMTS. Korea urges N. Korea to release New York Univ. student, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Monday urged North Korea to quickly free a South Korean student of New York University detained in the North for illegally entering the country.By HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsInternational relationsEspionageArrestsCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderNorth KoreaSouth KoreaSeoulPyongyangEast AsiaAsia, 04 May 2015 03:56:25 GMTVice President Biden touts community policing at NAACP event (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has told a crowd at an NAACP event in Detroit that law enforcement officers and the people they are sworn to protect need to "see each other" to know one another.By COREY WILLIAMSaGeneral newsAfrican-AmericansPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsEventsLocal governmentsUnited StatesDetroitNorth AmericaMichigan, 04 May 2015 03:33:50 GMTAustralia says Europeans seek advice on stopping migrants, Australia (AP) — Europeans grappling with mass migration from Libya were seeking information about Australia's controversial success in stopping asylum seeker boats reaching its shores, the Australian prime minister said Monday.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAustraliaIndonesiaLibyaEuropeMiddle EastSoutheast AsiaOceaniaAsiaNorth AfricaAfrica, 04 May 2015 03:10:08 GMT10 Things to Know for Monday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsFashionBeauty and fashionLifestyleHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityIsraelMiddle East, 04 May 2015 01:22:18 GMTAsia stocks rise on China stimulus hopes, Wall St. rebound (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Monday after Wall Street rebounded and China's leaders promised more measures to shore up slowing growth.By JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsFinancial crisisEconomyFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsChinaEast AsiaSoutheast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 04 May 2015 04:01:01 GMTAP Source: Warriors star Stephen Curry to be named NBA MVP, Calif. (AP) — Some called him too small. Others too fragile.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sports, 04 May 2015 03:45:28 GMTGolf Capsules FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy didn't need another comeback to win the Match Play Championship.By The Associated PresssSportsMen's golfWomen's golfGolfMen's sportsWomen's sportsTexasWoodlandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 04:22:04 GMTGrandal's 13th-inning homer lifts Dodgers over D-Backs 1-0 ANGELES (AP) — The sequence of events involving Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal in the 13th inning happened so quickly, the Arizona Diamondbacks didn't know what hit them.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:46:34 GMTToday in History is Monday, May 4, the 124th day of 2015. There are 241 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaLegal proceedingsInternational agreementsCrimeWar and unrestLaw and orderGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsMiddle EastRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 04:00:36 GMTThe Milwaukee Brewers have fired manager Ron Roenicke (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have fired manager Ron Roenicke.sSportsProfessional baseballSports transactionsSports businessBaseballMen's sportsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 02:25:16 GMTJames Taylor debuts new song about Fenway, at Fenway (AP) — Local troubadour James Taylor debuted his new song "Angels of Fenway" at the ballpark that gave the tune its name.eArts and entertainmentSportsMusicEntertainmentMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 00:36:49 GMTQuakes hit California, but no damage or injuries reported FRANCISCO (AP) — Two separate quakes at or near magnitude-4.0 hit Northern and Southern California on Sunday, with no immediate reports of damage or injuries.aGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersCaliforniaSan FranciscoLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 00:46:43 GMT3 congregants killed when semi slams into church van, N.Y. (AP) — State police say three congregants of a New York church were killed when a tractor-trailer slammed into the van they were riding in after attending a religious retreat.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:34:07 GMTMayor: Fire engulfs church, nearby structures in New Jersey, N.J. (AP) — A massive blaze that started at a church and ripped through several buildings in northern New Jersey has been brought under control.aGeneral newsFiresMunicipal governmentsAccidents and disastersLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 04:49:27 GMTSummary of winter highway maintenance expenses look at approximate winter maintenance costs from October-March in some of the hardest hit U.S. states. Note some figures would likely increase due to additional late-season storms or as new totals are calculated. Twenty three states responded to a survey by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusiness, 04 May 2015 04:13:38 GMTBaltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots (AP) — Six days after riots sparked by Freddie Gray's death, Baltimore's mayor lifted a citywide curfew Sunday and faith leaders called for continued activism until justice is achieved.By BEN NUCKOLS and DAVID DISHNEAUaGeneral newsRiotsArrestsProtests and demonstrationsCrimeMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestViolent crimeLaw and orderLocal governmentsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:59:44 GMTHoward helps Phils ends 5-game skid by beating Marlins 6-2 (AP) — Ryan Howard lingered on the field after the game, slowly following his teammates to the clubhouse and even pausing on the dugout steps to shake hands with a security guard.By STEVEN WINEsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 00:58:34 GMTIsraeli Ethiopian protest against racism turns violent AVIV, Israel (AP) — Several thousand people from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday, shutting down a major highway and clashing with police on horseback long into the night.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolice brutalityPolicePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionIsraelTel AvivMiddle East, 04 May 2015 02:17:38 GMTBen Carson, famed neurosurgeon, running for president (AP) — Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon turned conservative star, has confirmed that he will seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.By STEVE PEOPLES and BILL BARROWpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPrimary electionsHealth care policyCampaignsPolitical partiesForeign policyNational electionsElectionsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsGovernment policyPolitical organizationsInternational relationsUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 00:45:31 GMTIan Woosnam wins Champions Tour's Insperity Invitational WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Ian Woosnam made a 30-foot birdie putt in a playoff Sunday to win the Insperity Invitational for his first Champions Tour title.sSportsMen's sportsGolfMen's golfEurope, 04 May 2015 01:24:15 GMT5 Tufts students go on hunger strike over janitor layoffs, Mass. (AP) — Five students at Tufts University began a hunger strike Sunday over the university's plans to cut about 35 janitorial jobs at the end of May.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsLayoffsPolitical and civil unrestPersonnelBusinessMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 02:05:22 GMTKane leads Blackhawks past Wild 4-1 (AP) — No. 101 went like so many of the first 100 playoff games for Patrick Kane. A perfect shot at a key moment, another big play at the very end, and a victory for the Chicago Blackhawks.By JAY COHENsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsChicagoMinnesotaIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 04:43:55 GMTMcIlroy top of the world at Match Play Championship FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy had to work harder than ever to win the Match Play Championship.By DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfWoodlandEast AsiaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAsia, 04 May 2015 02:04:16 GMTOfficer: Shooting at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas, Texas (AP) — A provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb was put on lockdown Sunday night and attendees were being evacuated after authorities reported a shooting outside the building.By NOMAAN MERCHANTaGeneral newsEvacuationsViolent crimeCrimeTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:51:45 GMTSlain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusher, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss.By MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:27:32 GMTTaiwan ruling party leader meets China president (AP) — The head of Taiwan's ruling party has met with Chinese President Xi Jinping as part of the continuing rapprochement between the former bitter enemies.iGeneral newsNationalismPolitical partiesGovernment and politicsPolitical organizationsChinaTaiwanEast AsiaBeijingGreater ChinaAsia, 04 May 2015 03:45:40 GMTLightning beat Canadiens 6-2 to take 2-0 series lead (AP) — Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos ended his scoring drought and the Lightning's power-play came to life with four goals — at the expense of the reeling Montreal Canadiens.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsMontrealQuebecCanadaNorth America, 04 May 2015 03:08:36 GMTUS pilot, Chinese killed in light aircraft crash in China (AP) — An American pilot and a Chinese passenger have been killed in a light airplane crash in eastern China, state media reported.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 04 May 2015 01:49:40 GMTCops hail man who fatally shoots suspect outside Utah store are hailing a man who shot and killed a would-be carjacker outside a Utah grocery store, saying he did the right thing by coming to the aid of the vehicle's owner.By MARTIN GRIFFITHaGeneral newsTheftCrimeViolent crimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:37:42 GMTNepal's wrenching choices: 'I feel like I could die anytime', Nepal (AP) — Four days after the earthquake ripped apart the supporting wall attaching her ancient brick house to the tilting seven-story building next door, Parbati Gautam moved back in.By FOSTER KLUGiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersHumanitarian crisesEventsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsia, 04 May 2015 03:24:15 GMTEllsbury has 4 hits, leads Yankees to 8-5 win over Red Sox (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury had four hits, and Adam Warren took a one-hit shutout into the sixth inning Sunday night to lead the New York Yankees to an 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox.By JIMMY GOLENsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityBostonNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaMassachusetts, 04 May 2015 04:16:00 GMTNew Orleans wraps up Jazz Fest with raucous performances ORLEANS (AP) — Raucous performances by New Orleans hometown hero Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, rocker Lenny Kravitz and rising country star Kacey Musgraves closed out the 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Sunday.By REBECCA SANTANAaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityProfessional footballFootballSportsNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:25:19 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America week in Latin America we saw images by Rodrigo Abd from the Peruvian Amazon community nicknamed "Venice of the Jungle" where residents live half the year on the water, with canoes replacing motorcycles as the most popular form of transport. From January to June, water overflows from a river that feeds the Amazon, flooding the northeastern jungle community of Belen.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsLatin America and Caribbean, 04 May 2015 04:01:17 GMTWoman, toddler killed when car hits apartment complex, Calif. (AP) — A car driven by a suspected drunken driver crashed into a Northern California apartment complex, killing a woman and her toddler and slightly injuring two other children as they all walked together outside, police said Sunday.aGeneral newsCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationReckless endangermentViolent crimeCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 03:03:27 GMTRamirez homers, drives in 3 to lead Brewers over Cubs 5-3 (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers needed a team-record 25 games to get their first consecutive wins of a season. And hours after they did it, the Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke.By SARAH TROTTOsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoMilwaukeeIllinoisUnited StatesNorth AmericaWisconsin, 04 May 2015 02:41:28 GMTMcDonald's to detail latest turnaround plans YORK (AP) — McDonald's is set to unveil its latest plans to revive its sputtering business on Monday.By CANDICE CHOIaBusinessGeneral news, 04 May 2015 04:35:34 GMTMagnitude-5.6 quake jolts New Zealand; no major damage, New Zealand (AP) — A magnitude-5.6 earthquake jolted the South Island of New Zealand Monday afternoon, but there were no initial reports of major damage or injuries.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersNew ZealandOceania, 04 May 2015 03:39:03 GMTOfficials: 2 killed after opening fire on security guard at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas, Texas (AP) — Officials: 2 killed after opening fire on security guard at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas.aGeneral newsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 02:03:48 GMTCity: 2 gunmen killed outside Muhammad cartoon contest, Texas (AP) — Two gunmen were killed Sunday after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad in Texas and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said.By NOMAAN MERCHANT and JAMIE STENGLEaGeneral newsBomb threatsViolent crimeCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 04:33:02 GMTMilwaukee Brewers fire manager Ron Roenicke (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke on Sunday night, hours after their 5-3 victory over the Cubs in Chicago.sSportsProfessional baseballSports transactionsSports businessBaseballMen's sportsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 03:37:11 GMTWaves along California force cruise ship to change course DIEGO (AP) — Big waves along the Southern California coast on Sunday forced a cruise ship to change course and led to at least 16 rescues, authorities said.aGeneral newsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleCaliforniaSan DiegoLong BeachUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:15:22 GMTPhilippine military chief confirms wanted militant killed, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military chief confirmed Monday that wanted Filipino bomb-maker Basit Usman, who has links to the Indonesian-based Jemaah Islamiyah terrorist network and is a suspect in deadly bomb attacks in the south, has been killed.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestBombingsPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 04 May 2015 03:44:16 GMTPolice: Mother threw baby off bridge into river, then jumped, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a mother and baby were rescued after witnesses reported seeing her throw the 1-year-old boy into an eastern Pennsylvania river and then jump from a bridge.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAllentownPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 May 2015 01:01:42 GMT