FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 May 2015 08:33:52 -0700Tornado kills 10 in Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna CITY (AP) — A tornado raged through the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna early Monday, killing at least 10 people, destroying homes and upending cars and other vehicles.By MARK STEVENSONiGeneral newsTornadoesNatural disastersWeatherAccidents and disastersMexicoDel RioNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanTexasUnited States, 25 May 2015 14:56:02 GMTRussia launches massive air force exercise with 250 aircraft (AP) — The Russian military has launched a massive exercise involving 250 aircraft and other weapons.iGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 14:34:44 GMTThe Latest: Cotton wad and all, Kyrgios brings character (AP) — 5:14 p.m.By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 15:18:33 GMTImage of Asia: Damage and loss a month later in Nepal this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, a man who lost his family members in the deadly earthquake one month ago walks into his damaged house in Kathmandu, Nepal. Two powerful earthquakes on April 25 and May 12 killed nearly 8,700 people and damaged or destroyed thousands of buildings in the Himalayan nation. Hundreds of families are still living in open camps and temporary shelters and many schools remain shut. The coming monsoon season is a concern, and the government has sent geologists to remote villages to assess their risk of landslides before the rains begin in a few weeks.By The Associated PressaGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersEventsAccidents and disastersNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 12:42:30 GMTBerdych breezes past Japanese qualifier at French Open (AP) — Getting past his first round opponent at the French Open was easy. Breaking the Big Four domination will be a lot harder for Tomas Berdych.By SAMUEL PETREQUINsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisWomen's sportsEventsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 14:59:41 GMTFashion's greatest hits, misses on the Cannes red carpet, France (AP) — Cannes' red carpet can be as kind as it is cruel when it comes to fashion.By THOMAS ADAMSONiGeneral newsCelebrityCannes Film FestivalCoutureMoviesEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFashion designEventsFashionBeauty and fashionLifestyleFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 14:20:55 GMTSuicide truck bomb kills at least 5 in southern Afghanistan, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide truck bombing killed at least five people and wounded 62 in southern Afghanistan on Monday, officials said.By MIRWAIS KHANiGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestImprovised explosivesTerrorismAfghanistanKandaharCentral AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 14:32:54 GMTThe Latest: 3 seeds through, Radwanska out of French Open (AP) — 3:47 p.m.By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 13:55:54 GMTTornado hits Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna, killing at least 10 people CITY (AP) — Tornado hits Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna, killing at least 10 people.iGeneral newsTornadoesNatural disastersWeatherAccidents and disastersMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 14:40:43 GMTTurkey: Kurdish rebels attack military base; no casualties, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's military says suspected Kurdish militants have fired two mortar rounds at a military base in the country's southeast region, prompting the military to fire back in retaliation.iGeneral newsMilitary facilitiesWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 13:24:49 GMTLaunching campaign, Sanders appeals to party's Warren wing, N.H. (AP) — For Democrats who had hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into a presidential campaign, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders might be the next best thing.By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionNational electionsElectionsNew HampshireVermontBurlingtonPortsmouthUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 14:20:02 GMTIraq, Iran push back on US defense chief over Ramadi loss (AP) — Iraq and Iran pushed back Monday against U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's criticisms over the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State group, with an Iranian general going as far as saying America had "no will" to fight the extremists.By SAMEER N. YACOUB and NASSER KARIMIiGeneral newsReligious strifeMilitant groupsWar and unrestArchaeologyGovernment and politicsMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseScienceIranIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 25 May 2015 13:58:43 GMTCalmer bike rally weekend reported at South Carolina beach BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say this year's Atlantic Beach Bikefest has been much quieter than last year's violence-marred event.aGeneral newsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleMyrtle BeachSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 14:37:01 GMTThe movies that will keep buzzing after Cannes, France (AP) — The Cannes Film Festival is a grand hierarchy with strictly defined elevations of movies and media access, where films are met by high praise or lowly boos. And so there was a strange fittingness that the scandal of the 68th Cannes Film Festival, where all status is measured, came down to the importance of a few inches.By JAKE COYLEeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentCannes Film FestivalThe HolocaustEventsFranceSri LankaWestern EuropeEuropeSouth AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 12:37:27 GMTOnce vilified, BP now getting credit for gulf tourism boom BEACH, Ala. (AP) — With the Memorial Day holiday here, fallout from the oil spill that left Gulf Coast beaches smeared with gooey tar balls and scared away visitors in 2010 is being credited, oddly, with something no one imagined back then: An increase in tourism in the region.By JAY REEVESaBusinessGeneral newsCoastlines and beachesEnvironment and natureHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentAccidentsAccidents and disastersAlabamaUnited StatesFloridaPensacolaNorth America, 25 May 2015 14:38:01 GMTOpposition leader says Burundi not ready for polls, Burundi (AP) — Burundi is not ready for parliamentary or presidential elections next month because the government is curtailing freedoms including preventing the opposition from campaigning, a leading opposition candidate said Monday, as protests over President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term in office continued in the Burundian capital, Bujumbura.By TOM ODULAiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsInternational relationsNational electionsGovernment and politicsElectionsBurundiBujumburaEast AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 15:03:01 GMTStudy: Europeans to suffer more ragweed with global warming (AP) — Global warming will bring much more sneezing and wheezing to Europe by mid-century, a new study says.By SETH BORENSTEINwHealthGovernment and politicsScienceClimateEnvironmental scienceAtmospheric scienceEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsEarth scienceEnvironmentFranceUnited StatesEuropeWestern EuropeNorth America, 25 May 2015 15:08:12 GMTGlobal stocks mostly higher in quiet trading day (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Monday on a quiet trading day with Wall Street, London and Hong Kong closed for holidays.By JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsEnergy industryIndustriesEast AsiaGreeceUnited StatesSoutheast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 25 May 2015 13:28:30 GMTRolling Stones kick off 'Zip Code' stadium tour in San Diego DIEGO (AP) — The Rolling Stones launched their "Zip Code" North American tour in San Diego on Sunday with more than two hours of music.By SANDY COHENaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 15:12:49 GMTPolish election signals deeper political shift to the right, Poland (AP) — Polish voters have sent a strong signal that they are unhappy with the country's direction, apparently unseating a president despite the country's years of fast economic growth and unprecedented stability.By VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsJudicial electionsElectionsEconomyNational governmentsForeign policyNational electionsJudiciaryBusinessGovernment policyPolandEuropeWarsawRussiaEastern Europe, 25 May 2015 13:18:44 GMTNew parties to play key role after Spanish local elections (AP) — Two new parties have carved out a kingmaker role in many Spanish cities and regions following local elections that dealt a serious blow to the governing conservative Popular Party.By CIARAN GILESiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsLocal electionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsMadridSpainValenciaWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 14:43:09 GMTUnited Arab Emirates launches national space agency strategy DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates on Monday laid out a strategic framework for a newly created space agency that aims to integrate various arms of the Gulf federation's burgeoning space industry.By ADAM SCHRECKhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologySpace launchesPlanetsAstronomyScienceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesUnited Arab EmiratesAbu DhabiDubaiMiddle East, 25 May 2015 14:59:08 GMTVocabulary test takes away some National Spelling Bee drama (AP) — For viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw.By BEN NUCKOLSwGeneral newsNational Spelling BeeAcademic competitionsEducationEventsSocial affairsTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports mediaSportsGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyle, 25 May 2015 14:29:28 GMTBurkina Faso to exhume grave of Thomas Sankara, colleagues, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso started exhuming the graves of 13 people on Monday, including revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara, whose death nearly 30 years ago in a coup has remained a mystery.By BRAHIMA OUEDRAOGOiGeneral newsBurkina FasoOuagadougouWest AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 12:49:00 GMTPhelps' coach returns to college ranks at Arizona State Bowman will always be known as Michael Phelps' coach.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsSwimmingCoachingChanging jobsAquaticsMen's aquaticsMen's sportsWomen's aquaticsWomen's sportsCareersBusinessArizonaMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 13:16:40 GMTTiafoe manages to smile after quick loss in Grand Slam debut (AP) — As the first 17-year-old American man in the French Open since Michael Chang won the 1989 title, Frances Tiafoe learned a valuable lesson from a straight-set loss in his Grand Slam debut.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisEventsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 13:57:43 GMTCorrection: Nigeria-Fuel Crisis story, Nigeria (AP) — In a story May 25 about Nigeria's fuel crisis, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the country produces more than 2 billion barrels of oil a day. The correct figure is more than 2 million barrels a day.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment payEnergy industryLabor issuesIndustriesGovernment business and financeTelecommunicationsSocial issuesSocial affairsNigeriaAfricaLagosWest Africa, 25 May 2015 12:34:50 GMTRohingya seek better life in Malaysia, but reality is stark LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia has been a sort of promised land for Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. The tens of thousands who endured perilous journeys to get here find more work opportunities than in Indonesia and a more Muslim-friendly environment than in Thailand.By EILEEN NGiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsMalaysiaThailandSoutheast AsiaKuala LumpurIndonesiaMyanmarBangladeshUnited StatesAsiaSouth AsiaNorth America, 25 May 2015 13:51:28 GMTSouth African rhino survives horrific attack by poachers (AP) — The rhino's rescuers gave her a name: Hope.By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsRhinocerosWildlifeNature reservesAnimal poaching and smugglingEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCrimeMammalsAnimalsSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 15:14:56 GMTThe Latest: French Open fashion victim Fognini earns change (AP) — 4:03 p.m.By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 14:13:18 GMTBrazil prison riot leaves at least 7 dead DE JANEIRO (AP) — A prison riot in northeastern Brazil left at least seven dead after a fight between two gangs escalated and led to about 70 people, many visiting family members, being held hostage for several hours.iGeneral newsHostage situationsCorrectional systemsLaw and orderBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 14:59:43 GMTEx-Israeli Premier Olmert sentenced to 8 months in prison (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter, capping the dramatic downfall of a man who only years earlier led the country and hoped to bring about a historic peace agreement with the Palestinians.By ARON HELLERiGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCampaign finance improprietiesLegal proceedingsPolitical resignationsGovernment and politicsCabinetsCrimeLaw and orderCampaignsElectionsDiplomacyInternational relationsJerusalemIsraelPalestinian territoriesWest BankGaza StripMiddle East, 25 May 2015 12:53:28 GMTIn Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave, R.I. (AP) — President Barack Obama is making a renewed push for workers to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative.By JENNIFER McDERMOTTaBusinessGeneral newsRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 15:06:37 GMT58 protesters arraigned after Cleveland officer's acquittal (AP) — Dozens of protesters arrested after the acquittal of a white patrolman charged in the deaths of two unarmed black motorists have been arraigned in court in Cleveland.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsProtests and demonstrationsCrimeLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 15:18:49 GMTYemeni politicians say UN peace talks indefinitely postponed, Yemen (AP) — A United Nations-sponsored Yemeni peace conference that was to start Thursday in Geneva has been indefinitely postponed, officials said.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsYemenSanaaSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastIran, 25 May 2015 13:36:28 GMTThe Latest: Cornet a picture of delight at French Open (AP) — 2:30 p.m.By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 12:38:55 GMTThe Latest: Japan's big French Open crew slashed to just 1 (AP) — 3:17 p.m.By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsEventsFranceJapanWestern EuropeEuropeEast AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 13:27:56 GMTRussia plans to use prison labor for 2018 World Cup (AP) — Russian authorities want to use prison labor to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup.By JAMES ELLINGWORTHiGeneral newsSports2018 FIFA World Cup2022 FIFA World CupMen's soccerInternational soccerSoccerFIFA World CupEventsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLabor issuesMen's sportsRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 15:14:45 GMTTurkey, US to provide air protection to Syrian rebels, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and the U.S. have agreed in "principle" to provide air protection to Syrian rebels being trained and equipped to fight Islamic State militants, once they enter Syrian territory for battle, Turkey's foreign minister said.By SUZAN FRASERiGeneral newsWar and unrestTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 14:35:17 GMTA look at former Israeli Premier Ehud Olmert's career (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison in a case involving allegations he accepted cash-stuffed envelopes from an American supporter.By The Associated PressiGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestLegal proceedingsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestParliamentary electionsCabinetsLaw and orderCrimeElectionsIsraelPalestinian territoriesJerusalemMiddle EastGaza Strip, 25 May 2015 12:55:40 GMTAnti-eviction campaigner promises change in Barcelona, Spain (AP) — Leading Spanish social activist Ada Colau said Monday the fight against evictions, poverty and corruption will be her priority as new mayor of the country's second city, Barcelona.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical corruptionPolitical and civil unrestPolitical issuesSpainBarcelonaWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 14:39:08 GMTCandlelight vigil marks 1 month since deadly Nepal quake, Nepal (AP) — Hundreds of people held a candlelight vigil in Nepal's capital Monday evening to mark one month since the earthquake that killed thousands of people and affected millions.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 14:12:35 GMTEdwards' Coca-Cola 600 win gives Gibbs much to celebrate, N.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs has had many special nights in football and auto racing. Few were bigger than Sunday's showing in the Coca-Cola 600.By PETE IACOBELLIsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARNorth CarolinaCharlotteUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 14:20:20 GMTChina cuts import tax on clothes, other goods (AP) — China announced Monday it will cut import taxes on clothing, cosmetics and some other goods by half in a new tactic to spur consumer spending and economic growth.iBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsEconomic policyGovernment policyChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 14:45:47 GMTCalifornia looks Down Under for drought advice (AP) — California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.By KRISTEN GELINEAU and ELLEN KNICKMEYERiBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsScienceSmall businessWeather forecastsWeatherEmergency managementMunicipal governmentsDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersAccidents and disastersWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationLocal governmentsAgricultureIndustriesAustraliaCaliforniaSydneySan FranciscoOceaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew South Wales, 25 May 2015 13:51:36 GMTThe Latest on weather: Houston-area dam evacuations lifted a.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeatherEvacuationsTexasHoustonSan MarcosUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 12:43:57 GMTBangladesh bans Islamist group accused of killing bloggers, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh has banned a radical Islamist group accused of attacking and killing atheist bloggers and writers.iGeneral newsIslamismGovernment and politicsBangladeshSouth AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 15:13:33 GMTGunman, 7 other soldiers killed in Tunis barracks shooting, Tunisia (AP) — A Tunisian soldier opened fire on fellow troops at a military barracks in the capital Monday, killing seven people before he was himself killed, a spokesman for Tunisia's Defense Ministry said.By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZAiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 12:49:30 GMTProtesters target Oakland policy on street demonstrations, Calif. (AP) — Police made arrests as demonstrators marched in downtown Oakland against the city's new get-tough policy for monitoring street protests — the second such gathering in as many days.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsProtests and demonstrationsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriArrestsMunicipal governmentsPolitical and civil unrestEventsLaw and orderCrimeLocal governmentsOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 14:33:55 GMTJournalism students aim to dispel myths about veterans (AP) — Wishing living U.S. military veterans a "Happy Memorial Day" might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives.By JEFF KAROUBaGeneral newsVeteransJournalismHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsNews mediaMediaMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 12:59:15 GMT