FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 26 May 2015 08:41:38 -0700John Murphy, NY congressman convicted in Abscam, dies at 88http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4875ed9afa57449f8be700e85799f4cbNEW YORK (AP) — Former Congressman John Murphy, who represented Staten Island for 18 years before being caught in the Abscam corruption scandal in the late 1970s, has died. He was 88.aGeneral newsObituariesPolitical corruptionPolitical scandalsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesCrimeUnited StatesNew York CityNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4875ed9afa57449f8be700e85799f4cbTue, 26 May 2015 14:25:47 GMTGroup says Turkish court rules against president's palacehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d2d60c3b22c417b9793afc262c77098ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A pressure group says Turkey's top administrative court has confirmed in a ruling that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 1,150-room mega-palace was illegally constructed on protected land.iGeneral newsSpecial interest groupsPolitical organizationsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderTurkeyAnkaraMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d2d60c3b22c417b9793afc262c77098Tue, 26 May 2015 15:12:44 GMTBalkan leaders wary of Macedonia crisis fallouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b4a445a44fd4b2f90859d4a8a5baec6TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's president and other Balkan leaders expressed concern Tuesday that the ongoing crisis in Macedonia could be a setback for the region's efforts to add new members to the European Union.By LLAZAR SEMINIiGeneral newsSummitsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsAlbaniaSerbiaBulgariaMacedoniaTiranaEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b4a445a44fd4b2f90859d4a8a5baec6Tue, 26 May 2015 15:29:00 GMTAuthor of Pamela Smart-inspired book asks for her parolehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/355187ec6c4f466e8c750f692d52f858CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A woman whose book "To Die For" was inspired by the case of Pamela Smart, who plotted with her teenage lover to kill her husband, is asking the governor to consider parole.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentBooks and literatureCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/355187ec6c4f466e8c750f692d52f858Tue, 26 May 2015 15:08:54 GMTGroup urges EU to accept far more asylum seekers than 20,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1469f7e8f3f40dfbdf821017d044f22BRUSSELS (AP) — The world's leading migration group is urging the European Union to accept far more asylum seekers than the 20,000 it has planned to take under a new EU scheme to resettle people in need of protection.By LORNE COOKiGeneral newsMigration ratesDemographicsSocial affairsImmigrationSocial issuesEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1469f7e8f3f40dfbdf821017d044f22Tue, 26 May 2015 15:11:19 GMTReactor back 2 online weeks after fire at NY nuke planthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/701e9ac17da0418fbcc57f9349e3b870BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) — A reactor that was shut down during a transformer fire two weeks ago at a suburban New York nuclear power plant has returned to service.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersFiresUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/701e9ac17da0418fbcc57f9349e3b870Tue, 26 May 2015 14:49:32 GMTFrench diplomat doesn't see Iran nuke deal by end of Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a2077ed95194c7cbe56ac9124d774d8WASHINGTON (AP) — France's ambassador in Washington says world powers and Iran will probably miss an end-of-June deadline for a comprehensive nuclear agreement.By BRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsUnited StatesIranNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a2077ed95194c7cbe56ac9124d774d8Tue, 26 May 2015 15:10:56 GMTUS stocks broadly lower; strong dollar hits oil and energyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b94e5660f14e4d73b73380c89b9a78b6NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell broadly Tuesday as investors fretted about Greece's debt crisis and soft demand for durable goods last month. A surge in the dollar pushed down energy prices, and, in turn, oil and gas stocks.By KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsManufacturing sector performanceUnited StatesGreeceNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b94e5660f14e4d73b73380c89b9a78b6Tue, 26 May 2015 15:24:35 GMTUS home prices rose at steady pace in March from year agohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71cfee14a37a495e81ac446f0c34a3ebWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in March, pushed higher by a limited supply of houses for sale.By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsHome pricesHome salesHome sellingHome buyingReal estatePricesEconomyResidential real estateLifestyleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71cfee14a37a495e81ac446f0c34a3ebTue, 26 May 2015 15:05:07 GMTParis celebrates WWII resistance heroes in Pantheon ceremonyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/007d886cf4f0416a8e1518c161d6eae9PARIS (AP) — Paris authorities are escorting coffins representing four World War II resistance figures through the French capital toward the Pantheon, the resting place of French heroes.iGeneral newsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/007d886cf4f0416a8e1518c161d6eae9Tue, 26 May 2015 15:15:24 GMTEnraged voters menace political status quo in Spain, Polandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/837bc09d91154423a45c455285e169acMADRID (AP) — Reeling from punishment at the polls, Spain's ruling and main opposition parties prepared Tuesday for negotiations with anti-establishment newcomer groups in a bid to form regional power sharing alliances while Poland's governing party assessed how to reconnect with voters who ousted the president.By ALAN CLENDENNING and VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsEconomyElectionsBusinessMadridSpainEuropePolandWestern EuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/837bc09d91154423a45c455285e169acTue, 26 May 2015 14:23:54 GMTUS new-home sales jump in Aprilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/321a71acbcb442b3ace8523b0c41fa1fWASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans bought new homes in April — evidence that the stronger job market is powering the housing sector.By JOSH BOAKwBusinessGeneral newsHome salesPricesHome buyingConstruction sector performanceEconomyReal estateConstruction put in placeResidential real estateLifestyleLeading economic indicatorsLabor economyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/321a71acbcb442b3ace8523b0c41fa1fTue, 26 May 2015 14:44:16 GMTNew Mexico police officer fatally shot; person in custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b62acd98ccf14a6b958108cb248a653aRIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A suburban Albuquerque police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop, the first time a Rio Rancho officer was fatally shot in the line of duty in the department's 34-year history.By RUSSELL CONTRERASaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNew MexicoAlbuquerqueUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b62acd98ccf14a6b958108cb248a653aTue, 26 May 2015 15:08:19 GMTThe Latest: Djokovic wins 1st set at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3139eddce6154872a2a0939079c1e341PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:sSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3139eddce6154872a2a0939079c1e341Tue, 26 May 2015 14:53:01 GMTGunman, 1 other, killed in North Dakota Wal-Mart shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5206dc9635e244f2a9b9bd9c93ef34f2GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Two people, including the gunman, died and another person was injured in a shooting early Tuesday at a Wal-Mart Supercenter store in Grand Forks, North Dakota, police said.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNorth DakotaGrand ForksUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5206dc9635e244f2a9b9bd9c93ef34f2Tue, 26 May 2015 15:22:16 GMTPolice: Yale student jumps to death after stabbinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f402eea766d74784983056470c7dc6b9NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Yale University student jumped to his death from the ninth floor of an off-campus apartment building moments after stabbing a fellow student.aGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsViolent crimeCrimeNew HavenConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f402eea766d74784983056470c7dc6b9Tue, 26 May 2015 15:29:55 GMTSupreme Court sides with KBR in false claims disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/412008f766d6469db84124f9a660a20eWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of defense contractor KBR Inc. in a whistleblower lawsuit over claims that the company overbilled the government for work in Iraq.wBusinessGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryCorporate legal affairsCorporate newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/412008f766d6469db84124f9a660a20eTue, 26 May 2015 14:47:37 GMTEasy start for Rafael Nadal at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01124ea2291e48b39495e0d5927d497ePARIS (AP) — On his return to center court, nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal enjoyed a quiet Tuesday afternoon.By SAMUEL PETREQUINsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01124ea2291e48b39495e0d5927d497eTue, 26 May 2015 14:37:46 GMTSupreme Court to hear Texas Senate districts casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cf1c5a6296949acb58d8a10ae76bf89WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear an important case about whether states must count only those who are eligible to vote, rather than the total population, when drawing electoral districts for their legislatures.By MARK SHERMANwGeneral newsVoting districtsVotingLegislatureElectionsGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsTexasHoustonShermanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cf1c5a6296949acb58d8a10ae76bf89Tue, 26 May 2015 15:29:29 GMTThe Latest on flooding: 3 die in Houston-area floodinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c4d82d811bd4ef5b94a69212bf7ce7010:23 a.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsSearch and rescue effortsStormsTornadoesAccidents and disastersEvacuationsMunicipal governmentsNatural disastersLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessTexasHoustonAustinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c4d82d811bd4ef5b94a69212bf7ce70Tue, 26 May 2015 15:23:49 GMTGrain mixed, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b97436d1b5ef40679fd2214cfd2c4216CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b97436d1b5ef40679fd2214cfd2c4216Tue, 26 May 2015 14:56:43 GMTVermont's Sanders to kick off 2016 bid from Clinton's lefthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95f30657e53c476192062beac929e312BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Challenging Hillary Rodham Clinton from the left, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders formally launched his Democratic presidential campaign on Tuesday by vowing to start a "political revolution" to address core economic issues, massive student debt and the role of big money in politics.By DAVE GRAM and KEN THOMASaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionEconomyNational electionsElectionsLocal electionsBusinessVermontBurlingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95f30657e53c476192062beac929e312Tue, 26 May 2015 15:13:29 GMTThe Latest: Toni says confidence, not shots, is the problemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cf420ec105341f88d1f1153d2070ec5PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:sSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisWimbledon ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cf420ec105341f88d1f1153d2070ec5Tue, 26 May 2015 15:08:23 GMTArizona House Democrat to challenge McCain for Senatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18f53c6f38104d0b8683f6b763f3761bWASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick said Tuesday she will challenge Republican John McCain for his Senate seat next year, launching an uphill bid to unseat the five-term senator in the GOP-leaning state.By ALAN FRAMwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18f53c6f38104d0b8683f6b763f3761bTue, 26 May 2015 15:21:30 GMTCops kill man suspected in ex's slaying outside NY casinohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cf02a241670435d90e6356d3b020e25NEW YORK (AP) — The hunt for a man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend outside a casino ended Tuesday morning with police killing him in an elementary school parking lot.By TOM HAYS and MICHAEL BALSAMOaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cf02a241670435d90e6356d3b020e25Tue, 26 May 2015 14:57:28 GMTSmall business jet rolls partly off runway at Baltimorehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8df4c3d1dc94c30897a7baa69f9815bBALTIMORE (AP) — Aviation officials say a small business jet rolled partly off a runway at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.aBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8df4c3d1dc94c30897a7baa69f9815bTue, 26 May 2015 14:39:45 GMTNavy medical research lab in Connecticut gets new commanderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7853e0a52745492587e1c812b514e9d7HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A psychiatrist with lengthy service aboard submarines, Navy Capt. Steven Wechsler for the past three years has led a little-known medical research laboratory in Groton, where teams of scientists work to better understand the wellness of sailors serving in the undersea fleet.By MICHAEL MELIAaBusinessGeneral newsMilitary leadershipArmed forcesMedical researchMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsHealthConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7853e0a52745492587e1c812b514e9d7Tue, 26 May 2015 15:24:13 GMTPoland to offer safe haven to 60 Syrian Christian familieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d789dc458b724ccb84c0e2b39faca978WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz says the country will take in 60 Christian families fleeing violence in Syria.iGeneral newsPolandSyriaEastern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d789dc458b724ccb84c0e2b39faca978Tue, 26 May 2015 14:46:07 GMTTexas flooding overwhelms popular bed-and-breakfast regionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fee32be0d06412d8ab7aa44c41f00e6WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — The vacation house where two families were to spend Memorial Day weekend was already gone, swept down the swollen Blanco River, when Carissa Smith's husband arrived.By PAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleWeatherSearch and rescue effortsFloodsStormsAccidents and disastersAccidentsTransportationAccommodationsTexasSan MarcosAustinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fee32be0d06412d8ab7aa44c41f00e6Tue, 26 May 2015 15:08:08 GMTConsumer confidence edges up in May on improving job markethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6236e8ac9044b3ab1b8f2b9a2fc1a13WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer confidence rebounded slightly this month as the job market showed signs of improvement.By PAUL WISEMANwBusinessGeneral newsEconomyLeading economic indicatorsLabor economyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6236e8ac9044b3ab1b8f2b9a2fc1a13Tue, 26 May 2015 14:40:12 GMTPolice: Dozens shot, 8 killed in separate shootingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ce1fa1d5d6743aba24d3ef0d1a021e1BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore city police said dozens of people have been shot and at least eight killed in a series of separate weekend shootings.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ce1fa1d5d6743aba24d3ef0d1a021e1Tue, 26 May 2015 14:23:08 GMTFrench bill seeks to boost renewable energy, cut nuclear usehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4aa66e03a8f24de0ad511ea5d0739babPARIS (AP) — France's lower house of parliament has approved a bill aimed at boosting renewable energy and reducing the country's reliance on nuclear power, among other environment-friendly measures.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyEnvironmental laws and regulationsEnergy industryEnergy and the environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLegislatureGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsIndustriesEnvironmental concernsLegislationAir qualityFranceParisEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4aa66e03a8f24de0ad511ea5d0739babTue, 26 May 2015 15:16:40 GMTMyanmar's Suu Kyi is missing from global meeting on Rohingyahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f13d064604b8405bb324712b278fb406YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — An international gathering about the plight of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims boasts a star-studded cast, with three Nobel Peace Prize laureates among those calling on the world to wake up to the unfolding tragedy.By ROBIN McDOWELLiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBuddhismNazismHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityReligionMyanmarSoutheast AsiaNorwayOsloAsiaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f13d064604b8405bb324712b278fb406Tue, 26 May 2015 15:14:25 GMTEnraged voters reject political status quo in Spain, Polandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9e9369870a547d99da5ab469df8e091MADRID (AP) — Reeling from punishment at the polls, Spain's major parties prepared Tuesday for negotiations with anti-establishment newcomer groups while Poland's governing party assessed how to reconnect with voters who ousted the president.By ALAN CLENDENNING and VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsEconomyElectionsBusinessPolandMadridSpainEuropeEastern EuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9e9369870a547d99da5ab469df8e091Tue, 26 May 2015 15:06:55 GMTSwedish student who vanished in 1982 matched to bones in UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e57bfead0a5942568361520cd8a3bda9FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Bones found in the San Francisco Bay Area are those of a Swedish exchange student who disappeared more than 30 years ago, authorities said Monday.aGeneral newsCrimeInternational studentsEducationSocial affairsCaliforniaFremontSan FranciscoNovatoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e57bfead0a5942568361520cd8a3bda9Tue, 26 May 2015 14:32:17 GMTConor Daly to replace James Hinchcliffe in Detroithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1265c06456ed4f7984ddbd12889fdda4INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Conor Daly will replace James Hinchcliffe for this weekend's doubleheader in Detroit.sSportsAutomobile racingIndyCarIndianapolis 500EventsIndianapolisDetroitIndianaUnited StatesNorth AmericaMichiganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1265c06456ed4f7984ddbd12889fdda4Tue, 26 May 2015 14:28:13 GMT18-year-old gets 25 years for grandparents' deaths in firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2642d79be04546af95ed8f741dd270c1STANFORD, Ky. (AP) — A central Kentucky teenager has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing her grandparents, who were found in their burned home.aGeneral newsFiresCrimeViolent crimeAccidents and disastersLegal proceedingsLaw and orderKentuckyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2642d79be04546af95ed8f741dd270c1Tue, 26 May 2015 14:57:10 GMTAmtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotiveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/915b1315dd8b4a699f22f03423db5f20WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, following a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the engineer's actions just before the crash.By JOAN LOWYhtBusinessGovernment and politicsTechnologyAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/915b1315dd8b4a699f22f03423db5f20Tue, 26 May 2015 15:19:32 GMTSen. Mitch McConnell working on memoirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e270b8145c404e8d80bce1e94b5a9eb4NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, is working on a memoir.By HILLEL ITALIEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureBooks and literatureEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e270b8145c404e8d80bce1e94b5a9eb4Tue, 26 May 2015 15:23:11 GMTThe Latest on IS: Sandstorm engulfs Iraq's contested Anbarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b633de5d60904c99b4b588b142378a596:15 p.m. (1515 GMT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsIraqSyriaUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b633de5d60904c99b4b588b142378a59Tue, 26 May 2015 15:15:11 GMTThe Latest on flooding: 3 people dead in Harris Countyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/446e1dc6a95b483e8a257160b3030c7510:04 a.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsSearch and rescue effortsStormsTornadoesAccidents and disastersEvacuationsNatural disastersProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessTexasHoustonAustinLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/446e1dc6a95b483e8a257160b3030c75Tue, 26 May 2015 15:05:52 GMTNielsen survey says Liam Neeson is big ad manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/041401f076504e759356a4af943fbec8NEW YORK (AP) — Ad executives looking for a celebrity to endorse their product can't do much better than actor Liam Neeson.By DAVID BAUDERfBusinessArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityMedia and entertainment industryIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/041401f076504e759356a4af943fbec8Tue, 26 May 2015 14:47:28 GMT11-year protest in Catholic church faces moment of reckoninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce046e8d34b5426cbcd4f780752e9cd6SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) — Parts of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Roman Catholic Church could easily be mistaken for someone's living room, if not for the stained glass window depicting Mother Cabrini.By PHILIP MARCELOaGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce046e8d34b5426cbcd4f780752e9cd6Tue, 26 May 2015 14:45:34 GMTGreece mulls levy on undeclared deposits to raise cashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74b5abf488d34535943a2cab7479a655ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is proposing to legalize tax-dodgers' undeclared money for a fee, a way to raise money as the country tries to reach a deal with creditors to get more bailout money and avoid default.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsGreeceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74b5abf488d34535943a2cab7479a655Tue, 26 May 2015 15:07:47 GMTDanish radio station slammed after allegedly killing rabbithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62ac5fd0b96d4dd5bc8ba00d044d3674COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish radio station has been met with a storm of angry protests after its hosts claimed they clubbed a young rabbit to death on air with a bicycle pump.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersDenmarkWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62ac5fd0b96d4dd5bc8ba00d044d3674Tue, 26 May 2015 14:57:52 GMTFormer British premier: Refugees overwhelm Lebanese schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e36f023fd16e4fad8b78d5f9152b548dBEIRUT (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, now a United Nations special education envoy, says Syrian refugees have overwhelmed Lebanese public schools, which need more global support.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSyriaLebanonMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e36f023fd16e4fad8b78d5f9152b548dTue, 26 May 2015 14:43:58 GMTSupreme Court clarifies power of bankruptcy judgeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96c413de40e94c2b860d79268b11445eWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says bankruptcy courts have authority to rule on disputes that fall outside the bankruptcy proceedings if the parties to the case consent.wBusinessGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryNational courtsNational governmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96c413de40e94c2b860d79268b11445eTue, 26 May 2015 14:31:08 GMTSweltering temperatures in India leave 750 dead in 5 weekshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/775f47a38dd444f5bdee3a0c29c735d5HYDERABAD, India (AP) — More than 750 people have died in southern India since the middle of April as soaring summer temperatures scorch the country, officials said Tuesday.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsIndiaHyderabadSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/775f47a38dd444f5bdee3a0c29c735d5Tue, 26 May 2015 15:21:42 GMTEgyptian officials investigate police killing of studenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f373cce85c34a45898ea620c72d01dfCAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities are investigating the killing of a university student by police, a judicial official said Tuesday, the latest in series of cases alleging brutality by security forces.By MAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsCriminal investigationsWar and unrestCrimePoliceLaw and orderViolent crimeReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f373cce85c34a45898ea620c72d01dfTue, 26 May 2015 14:15:50 GMTGrave of assassinated Burkina Faso leader exhumedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94f5b74199544e76b2945f9ad3a45bafOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Authorities have exhumed human remains from the grave of an assassinated president of Burkina Faso, nearly three decades after he was killed.iGeneral newsPolitical assassinationsAssassinationsBurkina FasoOuagadougouWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94f5b74199544e76b2945f9ad3a45bafTue, 26 May 2015 14:58:09 GMT