FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 May 2016 13:44:02 -07:00Protesters rally ahead of McDonald's shareholders' meeting, 25 May 2016 20:14:29 GMTOAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — Protesters rallied outside a McDonald's for higher wage, and the company says employees at its headquarters were working from home Wednesday ahead of more planned demonstrations tied to its annual shareholders' meeting. Right Now: Stocks end solidly higher on Wall Street, 25 May 2016 20:17:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): Sen. Richard Burr mum after saying LGBT law went too far, 25 May 2016 19:48:18 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's senior senator is staying mum about his comments that a new state law limiting some legal protections for LGBT people and directing which bathrooms transgender people could use "was far too expansive." new theme park rides: Virtual reality, interactivity, 25 May 2016 19:19:29 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — You're flying alongside Superman, seeing the world as the Man of Steel views it, thanks to virtual reality headsets on a roller coaster at Six Flags New England.'s star sculpture is moving to the alliance's new home, 25 May 2016 19:47:08 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — The giant oxidized steel star that has stood in front of NATO's headquarters in Brussels for decades is being moved to the alliance's new home across the street. 500 ticket prices soaring on secondary market, 25 May 2016 20:06:44 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 is the hottest ticket in town, now that race organizers have announced all seats, suites and the infield have been sold out for Sunday's race. for Mexico drug lord demands payment from US networks, 25 May 2016 19:47:17 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — A lawyer for imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says he'll sue television networks if they air a new series on Guzman's life without paying him. captured after shootings on Phoenix-area highway, 25 May 2016 20:23:00 GMTFOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) — A gunman armed with a rifle, body armor and extra ammunition opened fire at cars on a highway in the Phoenix outskirts, leaving at least two people injured before police captured him near a stolen car that crashed into a ditch, authorities said Wednesday. lick tent while campers inside it in Botswana park, 25 May 2016 19:21:19 GMTJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Two South African campers had a close encounter with lions who licked the tent they were in at a campsite in Botswana. Latest: Alabama House Speaker's former staff chief talks, 25 May 2016 20:34:01 GMTOPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the ethics trial of Alabama Speaker Mike Hubbard (all times local): tribal chief impeached over financial improprieties, 25 May 2016 19:37:27 GMTTAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma tribal chief has been impeached after he faced questions regarding the use of his tribe's finances. wrestler, a website and maybe a billionaire go to the mat, 25 May 2016 19:29:09 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Is Hulk Hogan's courtroom cage match with Gawker being bankrolled by a high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site? of church van that hit train, killing 1, is indicted, 25 May 2016 19:52:41 GMTMIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — The driver of an Ohio church van that crashed into a moving train last summer, killing a woman and injuring nine children, has been charged with aggravated vehicular homicide. say Turkish celebrity who faces prison is a flight risk, 25 May 2016 20:21:42 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Turkish celebrity who lived the high life as he evaded U.S. sanctions against Iran is a flight risk and shouldn't get bail. Carolina Gov. signs 20-week abortion ban, 25 May 2016 19:58:13 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has signed legislation outlawing most abortions at 20 weeks beyond fertilization. Latest: Man accused of killing heating oil worker dies, 25 May 2016 20:01:03 GMTLONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of an heating oil company worker in New Hampshire (all times local): fuel great growth potential for US Internet gambling, 25 May 2016 20:20:45 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — People attending a major gambling conference say Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as the use of smartphones continues to grow. Latest: Michigan man faces murder charge in 2014 death, 25 May 2016 20:22:53 GMTMUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on charges filed against a Michigan man in the 2014 fatal shooting of a 36-year-old woman (all times local): power outage disrupts Seattle's downtown core, 25 May 2016 20:04:38 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A noon-time power outage in Seattle's downtown core turned intersections into parking lots, left people stranded in elevators and disrupted the transit system through the city planning to execute 13 convicted murderers, 25 May 2016 20:06:50 GMTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Islamic militant Hamas rulers said Wednesday they intend to execute residents convicted of murder even without the needed approval of the Palestinian president. defends Democratic Party chief criticized by Sanders, 25 May 2016 20:22:45 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday defended the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, who's been under attack from Bernie Sanders for undermining his longshot bid to become the party's presidential nominee.'s homer helps Phillies to 8-5 win over Tigers, 25 May 2016 20:31:42 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Odubel Herrera and Peter Bourjos homered off Anibal Sanchez, and the Philadelphia Phillies salvaged the finale of their three-game series with Detroit, beating the Tigers 8-5 on Wednesday. Latest: Tiny Texas school district joins in lawsuit, 25 May 2016 20:07:37 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on 11 states suing the Obama administrative over a federal directive about transgender students in public schools (all times local): Homeowner shoots worker, self; both die, 25 May 2016 20:30:54 GMTLONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — A man who fatally shot a heating oil company employee who went to his house to do work and then shot and wounded himself has died of his injuries, authorities said. Carolina Governor signs 20-week abortion ban, 25 May 2016 20:39:25 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican Gov. Nikki Haley signed legislation Wednesday that immediately outlaws most abortions in South Carolina at 20 weeks beyond fertilization. dropped against Tennessee assistant basketball coach, 25 May 2016 19:57:27 GMTCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities have dropped charges against a Tennessee assistant high school basketball coach accused of failing to report alleged child sexual abuse of players by teammates. skis across lake; parents say it's a record, 25 May 2016 19:50:10 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 6-month-old girl whose professional water-skier parents put her on junior-size water skis last week glided 686 feet across a man-made lake in what her parents say sets a youth record. show 'American Sniper' Kyle embellished record, 25 May 2016 20:30:57 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Documents show that slain Navy Seal and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle misrepresented the number of medals he received. questions 4 IS suspects who may have planned attacks, 25 May 2016 19:54:17 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian prosecutors said Wednesday they have questioned four suspected Islamic State group recruiters, who may have planned new attacks in the country. refused to send ex-Michigan lawmaker's false email, 25 May 2016 19:11:27 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — An aide testified Wednesday that a former Michigan lawmaker asked him to send an outlandishly false email to fellow Republicans as a ruse so his extramarital affair with another legislator would not be believed if it became public, but the staffer refused because he thought it was unethical and possibly illegal. Latest: Le Havre citizens not worried about lack of fuel, 25 May 2016 20:30:32 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's strikes and protests against the government's labor reforms (all times local): could join list of teams that flopped in playoffs, 25 May 2016 19:34:34 GMTDespite finishing the regular season with a record-breaking 73 wins, the Golden State Warriors find themselves one game away from playoff elimination. Down 3-1 against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western finals after a 118-94 road loss Tuesday night, the defending NBA champions will have to win three straight games to advance. Golden State would join a list of dominant regular season teams that were eliminated without reaching the finals. Teams like the undefeated 2007 Patriots, lost after advancing to the Super Bowl, were not included. moments from the National Spelling Bee, 25 May 2016 20:38:35 GMTOXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The 284 kids competing in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee got their first opportunity to approach the microphone on Wednesday — and to hear the dreaded bell that signals an incorrect spelling. At the end of Wednesday's onstage rounds, the field will be cut to no more than 50 spellers for Thursday's finals. Hiker found dead in '15 survived at least 26 days, 25 May 2016 19:48:56 GMTAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Documents show an Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were found last year in Maine survived at least 26 days after getting lost. During that time, her texts went undelivered because of poor cell reception. sues in locker room rape, alleges lengthy racist abuse, 25 May 2016 20:00:54 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — A black teenager who prosecutors say was sexually assaulted by three white football players in the locker room of a Idaho high school has sued the school district, alleging the rape was the culmination of months of racist taunts and physical abuse. next for Greece? Loan averts crisis but debt still huge, 25 May 2016 19:50:53 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — It's all but official: this summer's Greek crisis has been called off. airport to be named in honor of astronaut John Glenn, 25 May 2016 19:32:12 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Astronaut John Glenn is getting an airport named in his honor in his home state of Ohio. golden voice of Cameroon, Anne Marie Nzie, dies at 84, 25 May 2016 20:19:45 GMTYAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Singer Anne Marie Nzie, known as the golden voice of Cameroon, has died. She was 84. wading into California's long-running water war, 25 May 2016 19:54:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Wading into a longstanding California water war, the House Wednesday endorsed a Republican plan to shift more water to San Joaquin Valley farmers and cut the flow for threatened fish and growers in another part of the state. Cubans who scaled Keys lighthouse should stay in US, 25 May 2016 19:20:20 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A group of migrants who fled Cuba in a homemade boat and climbed onto a 136-year-old lighthouse off the Florida Keys should be allowed to stay in the U.S., according to a federal lawsuit filed on their behalf. probes e-commerce giant Alibaba's accounting practices, 25 May 2016 20:09:26 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba wowed investors when it went public in the U.S. in September 2014, and its profits have bucked Wall Street expectations amid the Chinese economy's slowdown. Yet its unorthodox business structure has raised eyebrows, it's been suspended from an anti-counterfeiting group, and now U.S. regulators are investigating its accounting practices. states sue over Obama's school transgender directive, 25 May 2016 20:08:47 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. wins 7th straight, Mets beat Nats 2-0 to take series, 25 May 2016 19:58:20 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Matz pitched a career-high eight innings to win his seventh consecutive start and help the New York Mets defeat the Washington Nationals 2-0 on Wednesday. pay climbs again, even as their stock prices don't, 25 May 2016 19:38:08 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks — a big fat zero. Greatest Spectacle in Racing remains an American icon, 25 May 2016 19:48:49 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis 500 has outlasted two world wars, the decline of the automobile industry, a bitter split in open-wheel racing and more death than anyone cares to recall. Army to test driverless vehicle technology in Michigan, 25 May 2016 19:16:06 GMTLAPEER, Mich. (AP) — A convoy of U.S. Army vehicles will cruise along a stretch of Interstate 69 in Michigan as part of an initial testing of driverless military vehicle equipment on public roadways. shareholders reject climate-change resolutions, 25 May 2016 19:25:30 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Shareholders at Exxon's annual meeting rejected several resolutions backed by environmentalists that would have pushed the company to take a stronger stand in favor of steps to limit climate change.'Lost my way': Murray pushed to 5 sets again at French Open, 25 May 2016 19:47:37 GMTPARIS (AP) — As if ordering room service, Andy Murray's latest unheralded French Open tormenter requested that a can of Coke and a Mars bar be brought to him right there on Court Philippe Chatrier for sustenance during their five-setter. 6th-grader wins National Geographic Bee, 25 May 2016 19:53:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida sixth-grader has won the 2016 National Geographic Bee. hurdler tests positive in retest of 2008 samples, 25 May 2016 19:11:57 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spanish hurdler Josephine Onyia is one of the athletes who tested positive in a reanalysis of doping samples from the 2008 Beijing Games, an official with knowledge of the case said Wednesday.