FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 May 2016 09:26:57 -07:00Ex-US magistrate hired to prosecute Alabama chief justice, 26 May 2016 15:35:34 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A former federal magistrate and law school dean will prosecute suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on judicial ethics charges linked to his opposition to same-sex marriage, a state official said Thursday. beats Hamilton, Rosberg in 2nd Monaco GP practice, 26 May 2016 15:25:33 GMTMONACO (AP) — Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo gave improving Red Bull another boost Thursday with the fastest time in the second practice session of the Monaco Grand Prix, quicker than Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. stocks pause after two-day surge; chemicals makers dip, 26 May 2016 15:57:19 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are hardly budging Thursday after big gains over the last two days. Chemicals companies are down the most. However retailers, which have been pummeled in recent weeks, traded higher following a group of strong earnings reports. Utilities and phone companies are rising as bond yields slip. Right Now: Stocks trade sideways on Wall Street, 26 May 2016 16:02:50 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): Latest: Prosecutor says pair plotted to steal exec's SUV, 26 May 2016 15:33:00 GMTWILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of ex-coal chief executive Bennett Hatfield in southern West Virginia (all times local): upholds $3M judgment against Gerber Products Co., 26 May 2016 15:28:29 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' highest court says a baby food manufacturer must pay more than $3 million to workers for the time they spent dressing and undressing into uniforms and protective gear. Hungary must stop discriminating against Roma children, 26 May 2016 15:59:14 GMTBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The European Union issued a warning to Hungary on Thursday about discrimination against Roma children in the country's education system. officer, ex-union president charged with theft, 26 May 2016 15:27:17 GMTMIDDLE RIVER, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland Transportation Authority Police officer and former police union president is charged with theft. biennale fuels new life into Africa's contemporary art, 26 May 2016 15:24:02 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Videos projected onto massive buildings, pop up art galleries and installations in an old courthouse are features of the Dakar Biennale, Africa's largest contemporary art festival currently enlivening Senegal's capital. prisoners in Zimbabwe released under amnesty, 26 May 2016 15:53:01 GMTHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe is releasing all convicted female prisoners except for a few who are serving life sentences. Police wrongly threaten homeless, order them to move, 26 May 2016 15:25:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A civil liberties group says New York City police are violating homeless people's rights by threatening them and ordering them to "move along" in public places.'s return heralds new turmoil in Ukraine, 26 May 2016 16:03:17 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — After being freed from a Russian jail, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko stands to emerge as a wild new force in Ukraine's already volatile politics. Latest: Police use tear gas, detain 16, during protests, 26 May 2016 15:34:30 GMTLE HAVRE, France (AP) — The Latest on French labor dispute (all times local): begins in lawsuits linked to girl's stabbing in Target, 26 May 2016 15:37:29 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — The retailer Target failed to provide enough security to prevent a 16-year-old girl from being stabbed by a homeless man inside a store, an attorney for her family said during opening statements in a civil trial. Supreme Court upholds death penalty abolishment, 26 May 2016 15:40:18 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld its landmark ruling declaring the state's death penalty unconstitutional and abolishing capital punishment. 30-year US mortgage rate rises to 3.64 percent, 26 May 2016 15:26:33 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week but remained at low levels that could entice purchasers amid the current home buying season. up: Dutch look at banning use of cellphones on bikes, 26 May 2016 16:18:41 GMTTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government is considering banning the country's millions of cyclists from using their cellphones while riding, saying pedaling and phones are a dangerous mix. of Canada parliament attack tackles protester in Dublin, 26 May 2016 16:14:47 GMTDUBLIN (AP) — A Canadian diplomat who became a national hero when he shot an Islamic gunman inside the Ottawa parliament has tussled with a protester at a military ceremony in Dublin. prankster arrested after climbing Hollywood sign, 26 May 2016 16:09:00 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A YouTube prankster has been arrested after climbing the Hollywood sign. may be looking to sell after losing Hulk Hogan case, 26 May 2016 15:53:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The embattled online media company Gawker Media has hired an investment banker to explore its options, including a possible sale. Latest: Serena Williams gets quick, clean win in Paris, 26 May 2016 15:36:10 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): archaeologist claims he's found the tomb of Aristotle, 26 May 2016 15:53:28 GMTTHESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A Greek archaeologist who excavated the birthplace of Aristotle in northern Greece in the 1990s says a destroyed structure he discovered may have been the tomb of the ancient philosopher and teacher of Alexander the Great. over LGBT rights scuttles energy spending bill, 26 May 2016 15:22:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A $37 billion bill to fund the Energy Department and water projects has crashed in the House, scuttled by a fight over LGBT rights. Moyers turns down $35,000 speaking fee from Rutgers, 26 May 2016 16:02:48 GMTPISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — PBS journalist Bill Moyers is turning down a $35,000 fee that Rutgers University offered for speaking at part of its graduation ceremony.'s every gesture will be scrutinized in Hiroshima visit, 26 May 2016 15:28:12 GMTHIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Every gesture. Every word uttered or avoided. Every person Barack Obama speaks with, listens to and stands beside in Hiroshima. All of it will help determine the success of a trip with huge potential political and diplomatic pitfalls, both in America and Asia. Some 20 bodies spotted as migrant boat sinks off Libya, 26 May 2016 15:46:11 GMTROME (AP) — A migrant boat sank off Libya's coast Thursday, with some 20 bodies spotted in the sea. Officials said 88 people had been rescued. explores megachurch drama in OWN series 'Greenleaf', 26 May 2016 16:10:28 GMTWEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey's latest project as both producer and actress continues her exploration of religion and spirituality. Latest: Consultant believed he had to use Hubbard's firm, 26 May 2016 15:21:33 GMTOPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the ethics trial of Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard (all times local): Latest: Snyder halts some Flint water investigations, 26 May 2016 16:07:30 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Flint's crisis with lead-tainted water (all times local): Underground stone rings made by Neanderthals, 26 May 2016 16:18:34 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that the ancient cousins of humans were capable of more complex behavior than previously thought, scientists say. US home sales hit highest level since February '06, 26 May 2016 15:22:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Americans signed more contracts to buy homes in April for the third straight month, driving pending home sales to the highest level in more than a decade. Hispanics face ridicule over support for Trump, 26 May 2016 15:38:16 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas — clashing with police, at times — to protest the Republican presidential contender's hard line approach to immigration. posts wider loss, looks at options for Kenmore, others, 26 May 2016 15:38:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Long-struggling retailer Sears says it plans to try to leverage its strongest brands like Kenmore and Craftsman to help sustain itself as it posted a larger first-quarter loss Thursday and said sales fell at its Kmart and namesake stores. Latest: Police boss: We'll find gunman from T.I. show, 26 May 2016 16:05:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting inside a New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform (all times local): 7 convicted of al-Shabab's deadly World Cup bombings, 26 May 2016 15:44:15 GMTKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan judge on Thursday convicted seven men of carrying out twin bombings which killed 76 people who were watching the 2010 World Cup final in the capital, Kampala. Nearly 960 killed in attacks on hospitals in 2 years, 26 May 2016 15:36:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 960 people have been killed worldwide in attacks on medical facilities in conflicts over the past two years, the World Health Organization said in a report Thursday that highlighted an alarming disrespect for the protection of health care in war by both governments and armed groups. new casinos near NYC could save, or destroy, Atlantic City, 26 May 2016 15:52:34 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two new casinos proposed for northern New Jersey near New York City could save, or destroy, Atlantic City, panelists at a major casino conference said Thursday. urges Bosnia to publish 2013 census results, 26 May 2016 15:37:24 GMTSARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — EU officials say Bosnia must publish the 2013 census results by July if it wants to proceed on its path toward EU membership. Further delays would diminish the accuracy of gathered data. mob attacked Christian homes in Egyptian province, 26 May 2016 15:29:21 GMTCAIRO (AP) — A Muslim mob stripped an elderly Christian woman and paraded her naked on the streets in an attack last week in which seven Christian homes were also ransacked and torched in a province south of the Egyptian capital. high security, Jewish pilgrims gather on Tunisia isle, 26 May 2016 16:16:58 GMTDJERBA, Tunisia (AP) — The Tunisian island of Djerba is hosting an annual Jewish pilgrimage amid increased security after deadly Islamic extremist attacks last year scared away tourists and raised fears of religious violence. dead, 1 hurt when car slams into South Florida school bus, 26 May 2016 15:37:37 GMTPEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — Police say one person is dead and another injured in a crash that left a car wedged under a school bus in southeast Florida. Latest: Revisiting a New Orleans inmate's suicide, 26 May 2016 16:00:16 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a federal court hearing on whether control of the troubled New Orleans jail should be taken from a local elected sheriff and placed in the hands of an independent third party (all times local): 'Stand Your Ground' hearing for deputy in man's killing, 26 May 2016 16:01:00 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A June 13 date has been set for a Florida deputy's "Stand Your Ground" defense against a manslaughter charge in his fatal shooting of a black man carrying an air rifle. PHOTOS: Highlights of the 2016 race for the White House, 26 May 2016 15:55:36 GMTThe candidates in the race for the White House are making the case to voters across the country in a fight to win the Republican and Democratic nominations. Here's a look, as seen in images made by Associated Press photographers on the campaign trail. tornado a rarity, even where tornadoes are common, 26 May 2016 16:01:06 GMTA tornado that raked the northern Kansas landscape for about 90 minutes was impressive both for its classic "wedge" shape and its sheer endurance — staying on the ground about 10 times longer than the typical twister. 20-Week Abortion Ban-Georgia story, 26 May 2016 15:56:24 GMTATLANTA (AP) — In a story May 25 about a Georgia abortion law, The Associated Press reported erroneously which judge entered an order that blocked the law from taking effect. It was entered by Fulton County Superior Court Judge Doris Downs, not Fulton County Superior Court Judge Kimberly M. Esmond Adams, who later took over the case. National Guard HQ to unveil Beau Biden signs, 26 May 2016 15:22:23 GMTNEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — The Delaware National Guard will unveil new signs naming its headquarters after former state attorney general and National Guard Major Beau Biden. envoy to Syria to consult Security Council on peace talks, 26 May 2016 16:06:08 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Syria said he will speak to the U.N. Security Council later on Thursday and after that, announce plans for the resumption of stalled peace talks between the government and the opposition. reversal, House backs LGBT rights for federal contractors, 26 May 2016 15:58:04 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A revolt by GOP conservatives over a measure to stop discrimination against LGBT employees by federal contractors has blown up an otherwise routine spending bill. Latest: Mattek-Sands, Safarova out in women's doubles, 26 May 2016 15:45:21 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):