FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 May 2016 15:03:59 -07:00Italy navy: 135 saved, 45 bodies retrieved from migrant boat, 27 May 2016 21:28:31 GMTROME (AP) — The Italian navy says it has saved 135 migrants from a sinking boat and recovered 45 bodies in the Mediterranean. economy showing signs of life after slow start to year, 27 May 2016 21:19:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is showing signs of more life after a less-than-stellar start to the year. department won't send officers to RNC, cites concerns, 27 May 2016 20:48:36 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A North Carolina police department has rescinded its offer to send 50 police officers to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland citing concerns about insurance coverage and the city's level of preparedness. priest says Colombian rebel group frees Spanish journalist, 27 May 2016 20:47:14 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Catholic priest says Colombian rebel group frees Spanish journalist. Latest: Tropical storm warning issued for South Carolina, 27 May 2016 20:56:34 GMTMIAMI (AP) — The Latest on U.S. government forecasters' outlook for the Atlantic hurricane season (all times local): fire temporarily shuts down rail traffic over Potomac, 27 May 2016 21:16:18 GMTCapital fire officials say a blaze on a CSX bridge over the Potomac River has been extinguished and trains are running again after an hours-long delay on the only rail bridge linking the District of Columbia and Virginia. expect more Atlantic tropical storms than last 3 years, 27 May 2016 21:12:12 GMTMIAMI (AP) — U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm development are making it difficult to predict how many hurricanes and tropical storms will arise over the next six months. done in trial of 3 men accused in IS plot, 27 May 2016 21:38:08 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Testimony has concluded in the trial of three Minnesota men accused of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Latest: Fishermen helped save pilots after jets crashed, 27 May 2016 21:20:43 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the crash of two Navy jets off the coast of North Carolina on Thursday (all times local): and answers about American troops in Syria, 27 May 2016 21:44:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — At least 200 U.S. special operations troops are in Syria advising the Syrian Democratic Forces in their effort to retake the city of Raqqa, the self-proclaimed capital of the Islamic State group. court sentences ex-dictator for Operation Condor, 27 May 2016 21:25:52 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Reynaldo Bignone, the last military president in Argentina's dictatorship, was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison for the forced disappearance of more than 100 people during the Operation Condor conspiracy. storm warning issued for South Carolina coast as system forms over the Atlantic, 27 May 2016 20:51:06 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Tropical storm warning issued for South Carolina coast as system forms over the Atlantic. Latest: After cave escape, operator reviews safety, 27 May 2016 20:34:38 GMTHORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the harrowing rescue of 19 from a flooded Kentucky cave (all times local): with reported ties to Montreal Mafia gunned down, 27 May 2016 21:19:25 GMTLAVAL, Quebec (AP) — Quebec provincial police said Friday a man with reported high-level ties to organized crime was shot dead north of Montreal. least 1 dead, 3 missing in Texas flooding, 27 May 2016 20:30:43 GMTBRENHAM, Texas (AP) — At least one person has died in Texas and three are missing after torrential rain caused floods that closed roads and schools, prompted evacuations, damaged homes and forced dozens of students to spend the night on campus, officials said Friday as they braced for more rains later in the day. Latest: California governor signs HIV-transplant bill, 27 May 2016 21:04:35 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California legislation allowing transplants of HIV-infected organs (all times local): Highlights, 27 May 2016 21:37:51 GMT___ system says it won't enforce transgender bathroom rules, 27 May 2016 21:56:44 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina system says in legal filings that it won't try to enforce a law requiring transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding to their biological sex., unions reach deal in principle for 4-year contract, 27 May 2016 21:18:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle for a four-year contract. radiation study raises concerns despite low risk, 27 May 2016 21:21:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males and raised long-dormant concerns about the safety of spending so much time with cellphones glued to our ears. tells California: 'there is no drought', 27 May 2016 21:13:33 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring that: "There is no drought." official: Tribal shield should be pulled from auction, 27 May 2016 21:17:54 GMTALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Friday asked French authorities to prevent the auction of a ceremonial shield from a Native American community in New Mexico, saying the item was believed to have been stolen decades ago. Latest: Woman says Dr. Heimlich used namesake maneuver, 27 May 2016 21:53:54 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on Dr. Henry Heimlich, who's credited with developing the Heimlich maneuver, using it on a woman at his living center (all times local):'Shield' actor's words used against him in murder trial, 27 May 2016 21:50:04 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor who played a police officer on TV show "The Shield" is guilty of murder because of remarks he made about the killing to detectives, his brother-in-law and in text messages to his dead wife, a prosecutor told a jury Friday. Vives feels like a kid riding a bike with Shakira, 27 May 2016 20:27:52 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Vives hopes the video for "La bicicleta (The bicycle)" that he and Shakira shot recently in Colombia will reflect how much fun the pair had filming it. Faro's loss described as 'colossal' management failure, 27 May 2016 21:18:21 GMTA second round of U.S. Coast Guard investigative hearings into the sinking of the freighter El Faro ended Friday, closing a sometimes contentious proceeding during which the disaster was characterized by one investigator as "a colossal failure" of management before he apologized and took back the comment. cancer survivor's wish to walk at graduation denied, 27 May 2016 21:13:18 GMTMESA, Ariz. (AP) — Some criticized a suburban Phoenix high school for not allowing a student diagnosed with cancer to walk with his graduating class after he worked to keep up with classes through treatment. Syria impedes humanitarian aid to besieged, 27 May 2016 21:48:48 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Deliberate interference, most notably by the Syrian government, continues to hinder the delivery of humanitarian aid to the more than half million people trapped in besieged areas by the country's nearly four-year-old civil war, a top United Nations Official said Friday. Latest: Texas elevates center's alert level after rains, 27 May 2016 21:42:44 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Plains and flooding in Texas following heavy rains (all times local):'s killings are latest blow to town rocked by mudslide, 27 May 2016 21:05:40 GMTOSO, Wash. (AP) — In a clearing 10 miles up a gravel logging road, freshly cut hemlock branches cover the root well of a wind-toppled fir. Atop the boughs, a bouquet of red, white and blue carnations left by detectives marks the grim discovery they made here: the shallow grave of a local couple shot to death six weeks ago, apparently in a feud with a former neighbor who remains at large. orders troops in Syria to remove Kurdish insignia, 27 May 2016 21:36:00 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — American special operations troops were not authorized to wear the patches of Kurdish forces while advising them in Syria and have been told to remove them, the U.S. military spokesman in Baghdad said Friday, after Turkish leaders protested. pushes for debate with Trump; Trump declines, 27 May 2016 20:34:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump says he will wait to debate the official Democratic nominee, and not debate Bernie Sanders, calling the Democratic nominating process "totally rigged." in killing of New York governor's aide is arraigned, 27 May 2016 20:36:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of participating in a gunbattle that left an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo mortally wounded in the hours before Brooklyn's West Indian Day Parade was arraigned on a murder charge Friday, and prosecutors said more arrests are expected. Open Lookahead: Williams sisters vs. home-crowd faves, 27 May 2016 20:58:00 GMTPARIS (AP) — A reporter at the French Open wanted to know whether the prospect of playing Serena Williams for the first time worried 26th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic. Magic Leap alleges workers stole its secrets, 27 May 2016 20:26:10 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Artificial reality startup Magic Leap is accusing two Silicon Valley employees of stealing the closely guarded secrets behind its technological tricks. air travelers get a break from long security lines, 27 May 2016 20:29:30 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes. arrested in Florida school bathroom sex incident, 27 May 2016 20:43:50 GMTA Florida sheriff's office has arrested a 16-year-old high school football player in connection with a 15-year-old girl having sex with multiple boys in a public school bathroom. Larson looks for first Cup win at Coca-Cola 600, 27 May 2016 20:31:50 GMTCONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson believes he's on the verge of kicking in the door and getting his first NASCAR Sprint Cup win. harrowing cave escape, operator considers safety, 27 May 2016 21:20:54 GMTHORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) — One day after 19 people trudged through neck-deep water in a harrowing escape from a flooded Kentucky cave, the operator of the spelunking attraction says he is analyzing the incident for any possible safety lessons. Salon, FEI and Vanda Pharma rise while Terex slumps, 27 May 2016 20:42:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: appeals Pennsylvania utility regulator's $11.4M fine, 27 May 2016 21:25:58 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Ride-hailing company Uber is asking state utility regulators to reconsider the record-setting $11.4 million fine they issued against it. Indian burial site claim prompts oil pipeline halt, 27 May 2016 20:49:57 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The possibility of an American Indian burial site in Iowa may require relocation of a crude oil pipeline route which would further delay the beginning of construction in the only one of four states where work hasn't yet begun. Scientists document world's largest known sponge, 27 May 2016 20:46:02 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Researchers in Hawaii have been absorbed by a sea creature they discovered last summer, and their findings are pretty big. search huge swath of California, hoping teen is alive, 27 May 2016 20:33:37 GMTVALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Friday expanded their frantic search across hundreds of miles of California for a missing girl they still hope to find alive days after the bleeding teenager was dragged away by an armed man later killed in a gunbattle with police. priest says Colombia rebels free Spanish journalist, 27 May 2016 21:41:35 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Leftist rebels have freed a Spanish journalist who went missing in a lawless region of Colombia, ending a weeklong saga that recalled some of the most-volatile days of a long-running conflict that many in the country had thought were behind it. Alabama chief justice sues state judicial panel, 27 May 2016 21:12:52 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the state agency that leveled ethics charges against him, claiming the state law that led to his removal from the bench is unconstitutional. taking another stab at inflating space station room, 27 May 2016 20:32:17 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is taking a second crack at inflating an experimental room at the International Space Station. court sentences former junta leader Reynaldo Bignone to 20 years in prison for Operation Condor crimes, 27 May 2016 20:37:46 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina court sentences former junta leader Reynaldo Bignone to 20 years in prison for Operation Condor crimes. governor says he will join transgender lawsuit, 27 May 2016 20:34:07 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican governor says he will join a lawsuit challenging a federal directive that public schools allow transgender students to use the bathroom or locker room of their choice. brass seek to mollify Guantanamo judge in 9/11 case, 27 May 2016 20:58:06 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A ruling by the military judge presiding over the Sept. 11 war crimes case at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has drawn a response from the most senior officials at the Pentagon.