FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 May 2016 07:29:46 -07:002018 Winter Games chief quits; ex minister set to step in, 03 May 2016 13:16:30 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A former South Korean government minister was nominated to take over the organizing committee of the 2018 Winter Olympics on Tuesday, just hours after Cho Yang-ho quit amid escalating financial troubles at the business group his family controls. India, Italy should agree on Italian marine's bail, 03 May 2016 14:15:23 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — India and Italy should work toward an agreement to allow an Italian marine to return home while an arbitration process continues in the fatally shootings of two Indian fishermen in 2012, a tribunal said Tuesday. teachers close schools 2nd day with mass sick-out, 03 May 2016 13:31:55 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Nearly all Detroit public schools are closed again as mass teacher sick-outs over pay roll into a second day. Meanwhile, a Michigan panel holds a hearing on bills that would bail out and overhaul Detroit's ailing school district, which will run out of money at the end of June. The hearing comes as GOP leaders lash out at teachers for the sickouts, which gave nearly 45,000 schoolchildren another unscheduled day off. The educators stopped short of calling it a strike, instead saying they called the massive sick-out in response to an announcement that the district wouldn't be able to pay teachers who deferred part of their salaries to get checks during the summer months. leader asks Michelin to taste Israeli cuisine, 03 May 2016 13:17:54 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The leader of an umbrella organization representing world Jewry has asked the Michelin travel guide company to evaluate Israeli restaurants with its famous rating system, implying that the decision to omit the country may be political. Shakur, mother of rap legend Tupac Shakur, dies at 69, 03 May 2016 14:09:58 GMTAfeni Shakur, mother of the late rap star Tupac Shakur, has died. She was 69 years old. bars cars near Angkor Wat temple to ease congestion, 03 May 2016 13:48:27 GMTPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The main road alongside Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple is now off-limits to cars as authorities seek to ease traffic jams at the site that draws 2.1 million tourists a year.'Chappaquiddick' film to examine Kennedy's infamous crash, 03 May 2016 13:38:40 GMTBOSTON (AP) — During a week in which the eyes of the nation were focused on NASA's first moon landing, a tragic drama played out on a tiny Massachusetts island that would have political ramifications for decades to follow. parliament debates labor law after violent protests, 03 May 2016 14:00:35 GMTPARIS (AP) — After a month of often violent protests, French legislators on Tuesday started to debate a hotly contested labor bill that would make it easier to lay off workers, weaken some union powers, and relax rules regulating the country's 35-hour workweek. says Iranian cartoonist freed after prison sentence, 03 May 2016 13:35:05 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian cartoonist imprisoned over portraying lawmakers as animals to criticize a draft law restricting contraception and criminalizing voluntary sterilization has been released from prison. Francisco tree could get landmark status or the axe, 03 May 2016 14:04:05 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The fate of a tall and slender pine tree in the backyard of a San Francisco house that's at the center of a dispute among neighbors is now in the hands of San Francisco city leaders. State fire kills American in combat in Iraq, 03 May 2016 13:46:03 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — An American serviceman was killed in Iraq by fire from the Islamic State group during an attack on Iraqi Kurdish positions outside the IS-held city of Mosul on Tuesday morning. Brothers selling heroin in Burger King kids' area, 03 May 2016 13:47:38 GMTNORTH VERSAILLES, Pa. (AP) — Two brothers are jailed on charges they sold $4,600 worth of heroin to an undercover officer in the children's play area of a Pennsylvania Burger King. Mac posts $354M loss in 1Q; no dividend payment, 03 May 2016 14:11:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage giant Freddie Mac reported a net loss of $354 million for the first quarter, mostly due to losses it sustained on the investments it uses to hedge against swings in interest rates. who used stun guns on Virginia man won't be charged, 03 May 2016 13:55:07 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A county prosecutor in Virginia says she won't seek criminal charges against police officers who used stun guns multiple times on a black man before his death. rescued from collapsed building in Kenya, 03 May 2016 13:15:12 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A nearly 6-month-old girl was rescued Tuesday from the rubble of a building that collapsed last week, raising hopes for more survivors in the disaster that has left 23 people dead and 93 others missing. of Captain Cook's ship likely off Rhode Island coast, 03 May 2016 14:10:12 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Researchers believe they have found the ship that legendary explorer Captain James Cook used to sail to around the world submerged somewhere in Rhode Island's Newport Harbor. plane arrives in Arizona on latest leg of global trip, 03 May 2016 13:38:45 GMTGOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — An airplane powered only by sunlight has arrived in a Phoenix suburb after completing the latest leg of its global trip. Hall drops plans for outdoor stage at New York venue, 03 May 2016 13:37:29 GMTPAWLING, N.Y. (AP) — Musician Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates has dropped plans to host outdoor concerts at his music venue and restaurant in upstate New York. sewage crisis, festering in conflict, poisons coast, 03 May 2016 13:07:02 GMTSHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone. report healthy April sales led by SUVs, trucks, 03 May 2016 13:52:30 GMTDETROIT (AP) — America's love of trucks and SUVs helped push most automakers to healthy sales gains last month as Ford reported record SUV sales and Nissan posted its best April ever. tops Street 1Q forecasts on higher sales, lower taxes, 03 May 2016 14:04:21 GMTPfizer easily beat Wall Street expectations as the biggest U.S. drugmaker's first-quarter net income jumped 27 percent due to higher sales, a lower tax bill and some one-time gains. The company raised its 2016 financial forecasts, citing the strong quarter and an improved business outlook. from Egypt's Interior Ministry leaked to journalists, 03 May 2016 13:28:47 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Memos containing internal instructions from Egypt's Interior Ministry were leaked to the media on Tuesday, outlining strategies on how to deflect public outrage over arrests it made inside the journalists' union, handle the media in general, and deal with the case of an Italian student found tortured to death. finds explosives chemical in salt destined to Gaza, 03 May 2016 13:54:21 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Tuesday that customs officials thwarted a plot to smuggle explosive materials into the Hamas-run Gaza Strip. Louis jury awards $55M in Johnson & Johnson cancer suit, 03 May 2016 13:12:54 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — For the second time in three months, a St. Louis jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a huge award over claims that its talcum powder causes cancer. accuses Connecticut rabbi of sexual abuse, 03 May 2016 13:53:17 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut rabbi is accused in a lawsuit of raping and molesting a teenage boy hundreds of times from 2001 to 2005 when the boy was a student at a Jewish boarding school in New Haven.'Hamilton' leads Tony nods, sets record with 16 nominations, 03 May 2016 13:49:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another notch in the show's march into theatrical history. alliance getting new supreme commander, 03 May 2016 13:40:32 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The NATO alliance this week is getting a new supreme commander, a former top-ranking U.S. military officer in Korea hailed Tuesday by Defense Secretary Ash Carter as a proven warrior-diplomat and "a soldiers' general." in fatal duck boat crash cited 10 times for speeding, 03 May 2016 14:01:14 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The driver of an amphibious sightseeing vehicle that collided with a scooter in Boston, killing a woman, has a history of driving violations. Right Now: US stocks open lower on weak China data, 03 May 2016 13:44:59 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on global financial markets (all times local): list of nominees for 2016 Tony Awards, 03 May 2016 13:25:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Select nominations for the 2016 Tony Awards, announced Tuesday.'s battle over regulating fracking shifts to ballot, 03 May 2016 14:15:59 GMTDENVER (AP) — Colorado's battle over who should regulate fracking — and how much — now shifts to the November election after the state Supreme Court overturned attempts by local governments to impose their own rules.'Sharia police' that patrolled German city to be tried, 03 May 2016 13:20:32 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A German court says a group of Islamic extremists who patrolled the streets of the city of Wuppertal in orange vests with the words "Sharia police" can be tried for violating laws against wearing uniforms with political messages. to expel Canadian man over critical tweets, 03 May 2016 13:33:48 GMTKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal has ordered a Canadian man to leave the country within two days for posting messages on social media that could disturb social harmony, officials said Tuesday. in Syria's Aleppo kills more than a dozen people, 03 May 2016 13:42:29 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition fighters on Tuesday shelled government-held parts of Aleppo, killing at least 12 people, as the army claimed it was repelling a wide offensive by the rebels in the country's largest city. Activists, meanwhile, said government forces were also shelling rebel-held parts of the city, killing two people and wounding several. voters get their say in high-stakes primary, 03 May 2016 13:24:55 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Voters in Indiana are in the spotlight in a big way. That's because the delegate math going into Tuesday's primary means Indiana represents one of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's last chances to stop Donald Trump's march to the 1,237 delegates the billionaire businessman needs to clinch the GOP nomination outright and avoid a contested convention. The stakes are not as high on the Democratic side. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton already has a commanding lead in the delegate race. It's not impossible for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to catch up, but Indiana could make it much harder. skipping Atlanta meet while awaiting birth of child, 03 May 2016 13:40:54 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Awaiting the birth of his first child, Michael Phelps has decided to skip an Olympic prep meet in Atlanta next week.'Hamilton' leads Tony nods, sets record with 16 nods., 03 May 2016 13:12:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another notch in the show's march into theatrical history. elected as UEFA member in 28-24 vote, 03 May 2016 13:07:39 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Kosovo was given UEFA membership Tuesday, and could now be fast-tracked into FIFA and the 2018 World Cup qualifying program.'s Kurdish MP's closer to trial after parliament brawl, 03 May 2016 14:07:06 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish parliamentary committee has approved a contentious ruling-party proposal to strip legislators of their immunity from prosecution despite punches being thrown and water bottles hurled during the debate. executive at VW's Porsche brand is replaced, 03 May 2016 13:41:49 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen's Porsche division has replaced a top vehicle development manager suspended since the start of the Volkswagen group's scandal over diesel cars rigged to cheat on emissions tests. court: homeless man stealing hot dogs did no crime, 03 May 2016 14:13:46 GMTROME (AP) — Italy's top criminal court has ruled that a hungry homeless man who took a package of hot dogs from a supermarket committed no crime. celebrates another year of record-breaking tourist crowds, 03 May 2016 13:34:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — More than 19 million U.S. tourists visited Washington in 2015, an increase of 1 million over the previous year and a record total for the nation's capital as its tourism industry continues to make steady progress since the Great Recession. injured in fisticuffs inside Sri Lanka parliament, 03 May 2016 14:01:34 GMTCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Several lawmakers were injured in fisticuffs inside Sri Lanka's Parliament after a protest over the removal of military security for former President Mahinda Rajapakasa. One of them was hospitalized. experts: Human rights in Flint may have been violated, 03 May 2016 14:06:24 GMTGENEVA (AP) — U.N. experts say residents of Flint, Michigan, may have had their human rights violated because of a lack of regular access to safe drinking water over the last two years. alarmed by Philippine candidate's plan on guerrillas, 03 May 2016 13:28:12 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine senator expressed alarm Tuesday over a presidential frontrunner's plan to allow communist guerrillas to play a political role in the government if he wins, saying this would cause rumblings within the military. says permanent border checks would cost billions annually, 03 May 2016 14:18:42 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission estimates that a permanent reintroduction of border checks in Europe's passport-free travel area could cost up to 18 billion euros ($20.7 billion) a year. Latest: Trump attacks Cruz's father over Oswald photo, 03 May 2016 14:08:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters in Indiana head to the polls for the state primary (all times Eastern): sagged at Swiss bank UBS as clients held back, 03 May 2016 13:53:14 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Swiss bank UBS Group AG says first-quarter profits dropped as turbulent markets and global economic and political uncertainty deterred clients from doing business. to move on ending visas for Turkish citizens, 03 May 2016 13:23:09 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is set to take a big step Wednesday toward ending visa requirements for Turkish citizens, as a widely criticized deal to get Turkey to stop migrants entering the EU gathers pace. de Janeiro Olympic torch relay kicks off 3-month journey, 03 May 2016 14:12:00 GMTBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The Brazilian torch relay for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics kicked off Tuesday with double gold-medal winning volleyball player Fabiana Claudino running the first leg after the torch was ignited by embattled President Dilma Rousseff.