FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 May 2016 09:24:19 -07:00Spain king signs decree for unprecedented new elections, 03 May 2016 16:05:21 GMTMADRID (AP) — Spain's king signed a decree Tuesday setting a historic new election for June 26 after politicians chosen in an inconclusive December ballot failed to agree on which of them should form a government, despite months of negotiations. 'Biggest Loser' contestants have slower metabolisms, 03 May 2016 15:38:00 GMTA new study has found that most competitors on NBC's "The Biggest Loser" leave the show with a slower metabolism, making it more difficult to keep off the pounds. Mama: Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, dies, 03 May 2016 15:31:50 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Afeni Shakur, the political activist mother of slain rap icon Tupac Shakur who inspired her son's work and strived to keep his legacy alive, has died. She was 69. acidic seawater now dissolving bit of Florida Keys reef, 03 May 2016 15:53:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Seawater — increasingly acidic due to global warming — is eating away a tiny part of the limestone framework for coral reef in the upper Florida Keys, according to a new study. It's something that scientists had expected, but not so soon.'s buzzer-beater Jenkins to stay for senior season, 03 May 2016 15:44:51 GMTVILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — The Villanova player who hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win the national championship is sticking around for his senior season. parliament debates labor law after violent protests, 03 May 2016 16:18:04 GMTPARIS (AP) — After a month of often violent protests, French lawmakers 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., grandma indicted in teen's heroin death at Ohio hotel, 03 May 2016 16:11:41 GMTAKRON, Ohio (AP) — The mother and grandmother of a teen who died from a heroin overdose at an Ohio hotel were indicted Tuesday on involuntary manslaughter charges. reaction from 2016 Tony Award nominees, 03 May 2016 15:59:55 GMTSome reaction from 2016 Tony Award nominees: PEGIDA leader fined over incitement on Facebook, 03 May 2016 15:45:02 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A German court has fined the anti-immigration group PEGIDA's best-known figure for inciting hatred against migrants on Facebook. shocked by UEFA decision to accept Kosovo, 03 May 2016 15:56:18 GMTBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia reacted with outrage against UEFA's decision to accept the former province of Kosovo as its 55th member, saying on Tuesday it will fight the decision by all legal means. of Captain Cook's ship likely in Rhode Island harbor, 03 May 2016 16:17:44 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. Right Now: European stocks in big reverse, 03 May 2016 15:57:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on global financial markets (all times local): Inmate shocked with stun gun 3 times before death, 03 May 2016 15:59:12 GMTLILLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A jail inmate who was backing away from an officer was shocked with a stun gun three times and left alone for about 20 minutes in a padded cell where he died, according to a video released to a North Carolina newspaper. opposing Lucas museum OKs stay, skeptical of new site, 03 May 2016 16:03:53 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A nonprofit suing to stop plans by "Star Wars" creator George Lucas for a lakefront museum by the Chicago Bears' stadium says it's not enthusiastic about an alternate site nearby. Exclusive: Dozens escaped from mental hospital since 2013, 03 May 2016 16:13:29 GMTLAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — When a man accused of torturing a woman to death broke out of Washington state's largest mental hospital with another patient in early April, officials called it a rare occurrence and cited only two other escapes in the past seven years. Bus hijacked, strikes, kills pedestrian in DC, 03 May 2016 16:14:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say a man attacked a bus driver, stole the bus, then struck and killed a man after the bus jumped a curb at a gas station. 2 women, 1 man dead in Florida; suspect at large, 03 May 2016 15:48:17 GMTGREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in northeast Florida are searching for a man suspected of fatally shooting two women and one man. 2 women, 1 man shot in Florida; suspect at large, 03 May 2016 16:03:45 GMTGREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in northeast Florida are searching for a man suspected of fatally shooting two women and one man. Baltimore mayor holds back concession in primary, 03 May 2016 15:52:09 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon says she wants to get a final vote count from last week's mayoral primary and isn't conceding an election that was held about a year after Freddie Gray's death and unrest in the city. Drive-by wounds girl sleeping in Orlando home, 03 May 2016 15:55:29 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a 9-year-old girl is recovering after being shot in the leg while she was sleeping at a friend's house in Orlando. look at past NY state lawmakers convicted of corruption, 03 May 2016 15:44:40 GMTALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday following his conviction in a $5 million corruption case. The Democrat from Manhattan will join a long and growing list of state lawmakers who have been sentenced for crimes including bribery, conspiracy, tax evasion, fraud and racketeering. More than 30 lawmakers have left office since 2000 facing criminal or ethical allegations., Dylan, McCartney play Coachella site in October, 03 May 2016 15:53:59 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Boomer-chella is on. 'The Good Wife' nears goodbye, its co-creators look back, 03 May 2016 16:04:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — As "The Good Wife" comes in for a landing after seven seasons, it finds its namesake heroine, Alicia Florrick, facing the same dilemma as when it began: defending her husband, now the governor of Illinois, who is mired in a scandal that could send him back to prison. killed in combat in Iraq was Navy SEAL, 03 May 2016 15:57:52 GMTBAGHDAD (AP) — An American serviceman killed in Iraq by fire from the Islamic State group has been identified as a Navy SEAL., Biden to attend University of Pennsylvania graduation, 03 May 2016 15:49:59 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Donald Trump and Joe Biden will be attending the same University of Pennsylvania graduation ceremony, but not for political reasons. demands protection for hospitals in conflicts, 03 May 2016 15:32:59 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council responded to an upsurge in deadly attacks on hospitals and medical personnel, unanimously adopting a resolution Tuesday demanding that all parties to conflicts protect staff and facilities treating the wounded and sick. Iwo Jima Photo Identities story, 03 May 2016 15:45:52 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a story May 2 about the Marine Corps investigating whether it misidentified one of the men in the iconic photo of men raising the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima in 1945, The Associated Press erroneously reported that two amateur historians contend that a figure initially identified as John Bradley was actually Harold Henry Schultz. They argue that the figure identified as Franklin Sousley was actually Schultz and the figure initially identified as Bradley was Sousley, which would mean Bradley wasn't in the photo. Labor Minister vows Binladin workers to be paid soon, 03 May 2016 15:48:50 GMTRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Labor Minister says some employees of the Saudi Binladin Group will receive their salaries this month and others soon thereafter. Samaritan killed trying to help wounded Texas woman, 03 May 2016 15:33:39 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a father of three was killed when he attempted to assist a woman who had been shot by her husband during an argument outside of a Dallas-area store. voters get their say in high-stakes primary, 03 May 2016 16:12:15 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. Right Now: US stocks sink in midday trading, 03 May 2016 16:04:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on global financial markets (all times local): posted outside funeral for 6 of 8 slaying victims, 03 May 2016 15:51:34 GMTWEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Deputies were posted outside the church where the funeral for six of the eight family members killed in rural southern Ohio was being held Tuesday as authorities continue chasing leads on the slayings. in Syria's Aleppo kills more than a dozen people, 03 May 2016 15:34:55 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. navy to resume recovery of boat full of migrant dead, 03 May 2016 16:10:39 GMTROME (AP) — The Italian navy says improved sea and weather conditions allow it to resume operations to bring to Sicily a fishing boat that capsized and sank off Libya last year, with hundreds of migrants trapped inside. leader urges Sweden to prioritize anti-Semitism fight, 03 May 2016 15:55:06 GMTSTOCKHOLM (AP) — The president of the European Jewish Congress says Sweden needs to be vigilant of anti-Semitism among some refugees seeking shelter in the Nordic country. beats Kuznetsov to reach 3rd round at Madrid Masters, 03 May 2016 15:58:32 GMTMADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal defeated Andrey Kuznetsov 6-3, 6-3 on Tuesday to win his 11th consecutive match this year and advance to the third round of the Madrid Masters. sick-outs close most Detroit schools for a 2nd day, 03 May 2016 15:47:43 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Nearly all of Detroit's public schools were closed for a second consecutive day Tuesday after hundreds of teachers called out sick over concerns that many may not get paid if the financially struggling district runs out of money.'s high court urged to throw out death sentences, 03 May 2016 15:38:38 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former judges and top legal officials are calling on the Florida Supreme Court to impose life sentences on nearly 400 people now awaiting execution on death row. repeats unsubstantiated claim Cruz dad has Oswald ties, 03 May 2016 15:51:29 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Republican front-runner Donald Trump rehashed unsubstantiated claims Tuesday that his rival Ted Cruz's father has links to President John F. Kennedy's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald. Same gun, same DNA in 'Grim Sleeper' slayings, 03 May 2016 15:55:22 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A serial killer preying on vulnerable young black women on the rough streets of South Los Angeles eluded police for two decades until someone rifling through a dumpster in 2007 noticed red fingernails poking out of a garbage bag. in Chinese manufacturing weighs on markets, 03 May 2016 16:17:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — More weakness in Chinese manufacturing weighed on U.S. and European financial markets on Tuesday, renewing concerns that the world's second-largest economy is slowing down. Those fears were compounded after European officials cut back their growth forecasts for that region's struggling economy. PHOTOS: Highlights of the 2016 race for the White House, 03 May 2016 15:43:15 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.'Hamilton' sets a new record with 16 Tony Award nominations, 03 May 2016 15:55:40 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The megahit musical "Hamilton" has grabbed a record-breaking 16 Tony Award nominations, the biggest haul in Broadway history and another step in the show's march into theatrical history., Nissan break records as auto sales stay hot in April, 03 May 2016 16:18:07 GMTDETROIT (AP) — America's love of trucks and SUVs helped push most automakers to healthy sales gains last month as Honda and Nissan reported best-ever April sales. Ford posted record SUV sales, while Toyota broke a record for SUV and truck sales. grants Lebanon $92M to cope with refugees, 03 May 2016 15:41:18 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Netherlands has granted Lebanon 80 million euros ($92.3 million) until the end of 2017 to help the tiny Arab country cope with hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees. soccer's superpowers shown up by little Leicester, 03 May 2016 15:43:37 GMTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — One by one, English soccer's supposed superpowers fell off the relentless pace set by Leicester in the Premier League title race. sentenced to life over killing of Palestinian teen, 03 May 2016 16:17:07 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem court has handed a life sentence to the main attacker in the killing of a Palestinian teenager in 2014 whose death helped spark a chain of events that led to that year's Gaza war. Freedom Day: Journalists keep working despite threats, 03 May 2016 16:09:30 GMTMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — For Abdiqadir Dulyar, simply reading messages sent to his phone can be chilling. Latest: Cruz launches blistering attack on Trump, 03 May 2016 16:08:13 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters in Indiana head to the polls for the state primary (all times Eastern):'s Guide: Cruz, Sanders want campaign boost in Indiana, 03 May 2016 16:08:21 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders are all-in for Indiana as they try to stave off the growing aura of inevitability surrounding their opponents. But Donald Trump says his general election race against Hillary Clinton has "sort of already started." Clinton may not say as much, but she largely agrees. On what could be a pivotal night for Cruz, Trump is strongly favored in the state's GOP primary. Sanders and Hillary Clinton are in a tighter race on the Democratic side.