FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 May 2015 15:44:12 -0700O'Malley kicks off 2016 run in Iowa, Iowa (AP) — Martin O'Malley promptly brought his Democratic presidential campaign to Iowa, offering himself to voters in the leadoff caucus state as a leader who will create jobs and opportunity. He announced his bid for the presidency earlier in the day in Baltimore.pGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsDavenportIowaBaltimoreUnited StatesNorth AmericaMaryland, 30 May 2015 21:31:02 GMTHastert indictment has Illinois hometown sifting memories, Ill. (AP) — Before he was U.S. House speaker and second in line to the president, Dennis Hastert was known around Yorkville, Illinois, as Denny the coach, a beloved mentor to youths on the high school wrestling team and in local Scouting groups who organized trips to broaden the students' experiences.By DON BABWIN, MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and JASON KEYSERaGeneral newsHigh school sportsCoachingIndictmentsWrestlingSportsLaw and orderIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 21:59:30 GMTHistoric Gay Head Lighthouse completes 135-foot move, Mass. (AP) — A historic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse has arrived at its new location after a painstaking 135-foot move from the edge of an eroding cliff.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 21:50:28 GMTLatest on flooding: Forecasters concerned about more rain p.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherDisaster planning and responseFloodsStormsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEvacuationsTexasDallasHoustonFort WorthColorado RiverGulf of MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 20:15:38 GMTNationals put Stephen Strasburg on DL with stiff neck (AP) — The Washington Nationals put Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday, a day after he had to leave a start after 16 pitches because of a stiff neck.By JOE KAYsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 19:12:07 GMTTexas GOP moves to strip power from unit tied to Perry case, Texas (AP) — The Texas Legislature has voted to strip public corruption cases from a unit based in left-leaning Austin that was tied to former Gov. Rick Perry's indictment last year.aGovernment and politicsState legislaturePolitical corruptionLegislatureIndictmentsPolitical partiesState governmentsPolitical issuesLaw and orderGeneral newsPolitical organizationsTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 19:46:08 GMTTennis career Grand Slam winner Doris Hart dies at 89 (AP) — Tennis great Doris Hart, who won each Grand Slam tournament at least once, and once won three Wimbledon titles in a single day, has died.By STEVEN WINEaGeneral newsSportsWimbledon ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMen's tennisObituariesEventsMen's sportsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 19:25:23 GMTAlabama beats Oregon 2-1 in WCWS, Osorio strikes out 9 CITY (AP) — Alexis Osorio threw a complete game and struck out nine to help Alabama defeat Oregon 2-1 on Saturday in a Women's College World Series elimination game.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsSoftballWomen's sportsOregonAlabamaOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 21:33:32 GMTNigeria's new president declares assets in graft fight, Nigeria (AP) — A spokesman says Nigeria's new President Muhammadu Buhari has publicly declared his assets — a far cry from his predecessor's adamant refusal to comply with a disclosure law.iGeneral newsPolitical corruptionPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 30 May 2015 21:59:09 GMTFrench Open Lookahead: Federer vs. Monfils highlights Sunday (AP) — Roger Federer and Gael Monfils know each other — and each other's games — quite well.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 30 May 2015 21:39:36 GMTB.B. King recalled with love, humor at Mississippi funeral, Miss. (AP) — B.B. King's early life personified the blues: He was born to dirt-poor sharecroppers in the cotton country of the Mississippi Delta and left alone by the deaths of his mother and grandmother when he was a child. But he never let those circumstances hold him back or define him, a minister said Saturday at the funeral of the blues legend.By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentFunerals and memorial servicesObituariesGovernment and politicsCelebrityMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 22:28:34 GMTChild sex abuse claims shake UN as revelations continue NATIONS (AP) — The boys said they approached the French soldiers because they were hungry. Some were so young they didn't quite understand the acts the soldiers demanded in return. One boy, 8 or 9 years old, said he did it several times to the same soldier, "until one day an older kid saw him and told him what he was doing was bad."By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesNon-governmental organizationsCrimes against childrenCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsViolent crimeFranceBanguiCentral African RepublicWestern EuropeEuropeCentral AfricaAfrica, 30 May 2015 20:12:45 GMTNo. 1 Williams edges Azarenka in French Open's 3rd round (AP) — At the outset, Serena Williams was grimacing and cursing and, worst of all, losing by a lot.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisWomen's tennisEventsMen's sportsWomen's sportsCommodity marketsFinancial marketsBusinessFranceUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 30 May 2015 20:55:09 GMTActivists say Syrian army strikes kill 70 people in Aleppo (AP) — Syrian army airstrikes killed at least 70 people, most of them civilians, and wounded scores in attacks Saturday in the northern province of Aleppo that struck civilian areas, including a packed market in a town held by the Islamic State group, activists said.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestMassacresDiplomacyGovernment and politicsPolitical activismInternational relationsPolitical issuesSyriaMiddle East, 30 May 2015 21:13:11 GMTO'Malley makes Iowa first stop in 2016 kickoff, Iowa (AP) — Martin O'Malley promptly brought his Democratic presidential campaign to Iowa, offering himself to voters in the leadoff caucus state as a leader who will create jobs and opportunity. He announced his bid for the presidency earlier in the day in Baltimore.pGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsDavenportIowaBaltimoreUnited StatesNorth AmericaMaryland, 30 May 2015 21:45:34 GMTRays snap 6-game skid with 3-0 win over Orioles (AP) — Erasmo Ramirez threw three-hit ball over seven innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Wei-Yin Chen and the Baltimore Orioles 3-0 Saturday to end a six-game losing streak.By DAVID GINSBURGsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 22:25:07 GMTAirport shuttle bus crashes on I-5 in Oregon, injuring 3, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon State Police says a commercial bus has crashed on Interstate 5 about 3 miles south of Woodburn, injuring several passengers.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationOregonPortlandUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 22:07:06 GMTChris Gatling arrested in online credit card scam, Ariz. (AP) — Former NBA All-Star Chris Gatling ran a massive online fraud scheme using credit cards of people from across the nation, Scottsdale police said Saturday.aGeneral newsSportsComputer crimeCounterfeiting and forgeryFraud and false statementsCrimeArrestsMen's basketballLaw and orderMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 20:18:24 GMTSuicide bomber kills himself and 16 others in Nigerian city, Nigeria (AP) — Residents and officials say a suicide bomber has killed himself and 16 others outside a mosque in the Nigerian city Maiduguri.iGeneral newsBombingsTerrorismWar and unrestAccidents and disastersNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 30 May 2015 19:55:34 GMTTop-ranking Mormon leader L. Tom Perry dies from cancer LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon leader L. Tom Perry, a member of the faith's highest governing body, has died from cancer. He was 92.aGeneral newsGays and lesbiansObituariesState legislatureLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 22:23:17 GMTSmall clubs, youth teams feel victimized by FIFA scandal DE JANEIRO (AP) — The accused in the FIFA scandal are easy to spot: globe-trotting executives charged with diverting millions meant to build the game to their personal accounts. Those who feel victimized aren't as obvious: Youth players with hand-me-down equipment, semi-pro clubs that can't afford to travel and developmental leagues that can't pay referees.By STEPHEN WADEiBusinessGeneral newsSportsAthlete compensationBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCorruption in sportsProfessional soccerInternational soccerYouth soccerSports governanceCriminal investigationsCrimeSports businessCorporate crimeCorporate newsSoccerYouth sportsLaw and orderBrazilAfricaIndiaNew DelhiSouth AfricaRio de JaneiroGuineaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AsiaAsiaSouthern AfricaWest Africa, 30 May 2015 21:19:28 GMTWhat would happen if Western powers boycotted World Cup? YORK (AP) — What would happen if Sepp Blatter hosts a World Cup and most of Europe, several South American powers and the United States don't show up?By RONALD BLUMaGeneral newsSportsFIFA World Cup2018 FIFA World CupMen's soccerProfessional soccerInternational soccerSports governanceSoccerBoycottsEventsMen's sportsPolitical and civil unrestQatarUnited StatesSouth AmericaEuropeRussiaLatin America and CaribbeanMiddle EastNorth AmericaEastern Europe, 30 May 2015 20:59:50 GMTFuneral for B.B. King held in Mississippi Delta hometown, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of people filled a church in the Mississippi Delta for the funeral Saturday of B.B. King, who rose from sharecropper in the area's flat cotton fields to worldwide fame as a blues singer and guitarist who influenced generations of entertainers.By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentFunerals and memorial servicesObituariesState funeralsGovernment and politicsCelebrityMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 20:36:01 GMTBrook retains IBF welterweight belt, Joshua wins again (AP) — Kell Brook won his second defense of the IBF welterweight belt to stay undefeated, while fellow British boxer Anthony Joshua enhanced his burgeoning reputation in the heavyweight division with a second-round stoppage of experienced American Kevin Johnson.sSportsBoxingMen's boxingMen's sportsUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEngland, 30 May 2015 22:27:54 GMTRoyals-Cubs rained out, makeup set for last week of season (AP) — The game between the Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs scheduled for Saturday night has been rained out.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 30 May 2015 22:15:53 GMTDozier's RBI triple lifts Twins in 3-2 win over Blue Jays (AP) — Brian Dozier drove in the tiebreaking run with a triple in the seventh inning, lifting the Minnesota Twins past the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Saturday.By DAVE CAMPBELLsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 30 May 2015 21:56:48 GMTReport: At least 4 Americans held by Yemen's rebels (AP) — At least four Americans are being held in Yemen by rebels who toppled the U.S. backed government, the Washington Post reported late Friday.wGovernment and politicsUnited StatesYemenSanaaNorth AmericaMiddle East, 30 May 2015 21:11:17 GMTUS rallies past Myanmar 2-1 in opener at Under-20 World Cup, New Zealand (AP) — The United States won its first match at the Under-20 World Cup since 2009, rallying to beat Myanmar 2-1 Saturday on goals by Maki Tall and Emerson Hyndman.sSportsMen's soccerInternational soccerSoccerMen's sportsNew ZealandUnited StatesOceaniaNorth America, 30 May 2015 19:55:42 GMTMan thought to be likely last Golden Gate Bridge worker dies FRANCISCO (AP) — A 98-year-old man who died Tuesday was likely the last living person who worked on the Golden Gate Bridge.aGeneral newsObituariesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 21:27:56 GMTWarriors' Kerr expects Thompson to play in Game 1 of finals, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is so confident Klay Thompson will be cleared for Game 1 of the NBA Finals against Cleveland that he isn't preparing to play without him.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsNBA FinalsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsHead injuriesMen's basketballEventsAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballInjuriesHealth, 30 May 2015 21:24:59 GMTPowerful quake strikes off Japan; no tsunami warning (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck near remote Japanese islands and shook most of the country Saturday evening, but it occurred well beneath the earth's surface and did not trigger a tsunami warning. Several people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and there were no reports of deaths or major damage.By MARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEarth scienceGeophysicsScienceJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsia, 30 May 2015 20:31:42 GMTSuicide bomber, rocket grenades kill 30 in Nigerian city, Nigeria (AP) — A suicide bomb blast outside a mosque and rocket-propelled grenades that exploded into homes as people slept killed at least 30 people in the Nigerian city Maiduguri on Saturday, residents and officials said.By HARUNA UMARiGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestTerrorismNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 30 May 2015 20:26:04 GMTMaine man to explore final resting places of poets in South, Maine (AP) — A former teacher who travels the country to document the final resting places of poets is looking forward to calling attention to African-American poets on a tour of the South and elsewhere.By DAVID SHARPaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansBooks and literatureEntertainmentSocial issuesSocial affairsMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 22:25:43 GMTCivil War-era soldier to be buried with full military honors DIEGO (AP) — A Civil War-era soldier who received the Medal of Honor will be buried with full military honors after his ashes were discovered in an unmarked, communal crypt.aGeneral newsMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 20:10:22 GMTChurch spokesman: Top-ranking Mormon leader L. Tom Perry dies from cancer at age 92 LAKE CITY (AP) — Church spokesman: Top-ranking Mormon leader L. Tom Perry dies from cancer at age 92.aGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairs, 30 May 2015 22:13:08 GMTCoast Guard looking for 1 crewmember after tugboat sinks ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing crewmember from a tugboat that sank in the Mississippi River.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsBaton RougeMississippi RiverLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 21:51:28 GMTThe Latest: Williams-Azarenka fight and make up at French (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsFranceParisUnited StatesRomaniaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaEastern Europe, 30 May 2015 20:30:36 GMTFormer quadriplegic runs, walks to show others they can ANGELES (AP) — The worst day of Aaron Baker's life wasn't when the then-20-year-old professional motocross racer crashed his bike one spring day in 1999, flew over the handlebars and hit the ground head-first, paralyzing him from the neck down.By JOHN ROGERSaGeneral newsHealthSportsSpinal cord injuriesInjuriesUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth America, 30 May 2015 19:35:15 GMTOklahoma man shot, killed by police after fight over rescue, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma state trooper fatally shot a man who was involved in a fight with two troopers who were trying to rescue him and another man from floodwaters, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Saturday.aGeneral newsViolent crimePoliceCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 20:28:24 GMTFormer Md. Gov. O'Malley jumps into 2016 Democratic race, Iowa (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley entered the Democratic presidential race on Saturday in a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the 2016 nomination, casting himself as a new generation leader who would rebuild the economy and reform Wall Street.By KEN THOMAS and CATHERINE LUCEYpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionEconomyLiberalismGays and lesbiansCrimeNational electionsElectionsBusinessGeneral newsMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesUnited StatesDavenportIowaBaltimoreMarylandNorth America, 30 May 2015 21:58:09 GMTHemp industry enters 2nd year with hazy market potential LUPTON, Colo. (AP) — The newly legal hemp industry is entering its second growing season with some big questions for producers experimenting with marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin.By KRISTEN WYATThtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyProducts and servicesCorporate newsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 20:39:07 GMTVenezuelans mass for year's largest anti-government protests, Venezuela (AP) — Thousands donned white and took to the streets in cities across the country Saturday in the biggest show of frustration with Venezuela's socialist administration since a wave of bloody anti-government protests a year ago.By HANNAH DREIERiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsHuman rights and civil libertiesMunicipal governmentsElectionsGovernment and politicsPolitical imprisonmentCrimePolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsLocal governmentsPolitical issuesLocal electionsVenezuelaCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 30 May 2015 21:16:39 GMTLatest on flooding: Body of woman recovered in Central Texas p.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsDisaster planning and responseFloodsSearch and rescue effortsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersTexasDallasSan MarcosHoustonFort WorthColorado RiverGulf of MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 21:40:27 GMTWaters to college grads: 'It's your turn to cause trouble', R.I. (AP) — Filmmaker John Waters tells Rhode Island School of Design graduates it's their turn to go out in the world and cause artistic trouble.eArts and entertainmentCelebrityEntertainment, 30 May 2015 21:03:29 GMTLatest on flooding: Brazos River to rise through weekend p.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherDisaster planning and responseFloodsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersTexasDallasHoustonFort WorthColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 19:45:32 GMTFlooded rivers don't faze some Houston-area residents, Texas (AP) — The seemingly ceaseless rain has ended in North Texas and Oklahoma, but residents in the greater Houston area warily eyed the swollen Brazos River and the skies, which threatened to drop up to 5 additional inches of rain late Saturday afternoon and evening.By MICHAEL GRACZYKaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsSearch and rescue effortsStormsAccidents and disastersEvacuationsTexasHoustonRosenbergUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 21:42:01 GMTHurricane Andres Category 2 storm; no threat to land (AP) — Hurricane Andres remains a Category 2 storm in the eastern Pacific, but still poses no threat to land.aGeneral newsWeatherStormsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 21:30:01 GMTBaltimore sees its 40th homicide in May, a record month (AP) — A man fatally shot in Baltimore is the city's 40th homicide victim this month, a record month for slayings.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 20:12:02 GMT'Office' colleagues Kaling, Novak confirm book project YORK (AP) — Mindy Kaling and BJ Novak say they are indeed writing a book together.By ALICIA RANCILIOeArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureAnimation and comicsEntertainment, 30 May 2015 21:25:28 GMTVirgin Islands governor gives up state-funded residence AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — The governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands says he has renounced his state-funded residence on the island of St. Thomas out of economic concerns.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsU.S. Virgin IslandsCharlotte AmalieCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 30 May 2015 20:32:32 GMT