FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 27 May 2015 04:55:28 -0700FIFA rules out revotes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cupshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3d0b625ff864bb599ee15ca692d3c47ZURICH (AP) — FIFA rules out revotes for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.iGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerInternational soccerProfessional soccerMen's sportsSoccerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3d0b625ff864bb599ee15ca692d3c47Wed, 27 May 2015 09:29:43 GMTProsecutors prepare to distribute Whitey Bulger's assetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5347981c904b4ce58167efa4391764f3BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are preparing to distribute nearly $822,000 seized from former crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger to the families of his murder victims and people he extorted.aGeneral newsCrimeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5347981c904b4ce58167efa4391764f3Wed, 27 May 2015 10:55:08 GMT4 Taliban militants die in attack in Afghan capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0aa076598384b9e8181643504b470ecKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An all-night siege in an upscale neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed Taliban attackers, though no civilians or security personnel were injured or killed, an Afghan official said.By LYNNE O'DONNELLiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsWar casualtiesBombingsAccidents and disastersGovernment and politicsAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0aa076598384b9e8181643504b470ecWed, 27 May 2015 09:44:29 GMTUN: Fewer hungry people in the world despite wars, povertyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aad32e403f44eee9da3e02049d397d3ROME (AP) — The number of hungry people around the world has dropped to 795 million from over a billion a quarter-century ago despite natural disasters, ongoing conflicts and poverty, the three U.N. food agencies said Wednesday.iGeneral newsHealthHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsItalyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aad32e403f44eee9da3e02049d397d3Wed, 27 May 2015 09:45:02 GMTAbout 1,100 people dead as summer temperatures soar in Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20f1d7c6bb3d4bf9abe09c4cfc8061faHYDERABAD, India (AP) — Officials say soaring summer temperatures in India have left over 1,100 people dead over the past month.iGeneral newsIndiaHyderabadSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20f1d7c6bb3d4bf9abe09c4cfc8061faWed, 27 May 2015 11:35:12 GMTChild sex abuse: France is working with C. African Republichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e107c91d3f974da3b3a3a24a104b84adPARIS (AP) — The French president's office says judicial authorities in France and Central African Republic are cooperating to investigate allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers.By SYLVIE CORBETiGeneral newsCrimes against childrenCrimeViolent crimeGovernment and politicsFranceParisCentral African RepublicWestern EuropeEuropeCentral AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e107c91d3f974da3b3a3a24a104b84adWed, 27 May 2015 09:58:32 GMTPakistan detains owner of firm said to market fake degreeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7eba609f2faa4cc4b9348ace728aa4e5KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani authorities on Wednesday detained the owner of a software company accused of running a global network in selling fake degrees, officials said.By ADIL JAWADiBusinessGeneral newsFraud and false statementsComputer crimeHigher educationArrestsCrimeInformation technologyIndustriesEducationSocial affairsLaw and orderKarachiPakistanSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7eba609f2faa4cc4b9348ace728aa4e5Wed, 27 May 2015 09:23:53 GMTAl-Qaeda operative pleads guilty to terrorism chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61e1f911fe5840b5b6abe06cb9062dd3NEW YORK (AP) — An al-Qaeda operative has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeTerrorismLaw and orderWar and unrestBrooklynUnited StatesNew York CityNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61e1f911fe5840b5b6abe06cb9062dd3Wed, 27 May 2015 10:47:45 GMTDanish prime minister calls June 18 parliamentary electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b81ec8e6d47413ba03bf5d8a81f9687COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish Social Democratic Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt on Wednesday announced that parliamentary elections will be held on June 18.By JAN M. OLSENiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsGovernment and politicsElectionsDenmarkWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b81ec8e6d47413ba03bf5d8a81f9687Wed, 27 May 2015 09:56:35 GMTThe Latest on IS: Syria not pinning hope on US-led coalitionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92ed54191b2d4983b19b0f58a895fee82:20 p.m. (1120 GMT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsSyriaIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92ed54191b2d4983b19b0f58a895fee8Wed, 27 May 2015 11:22:44 GMTSoccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5edb9f12b6864b07a7e612f731022217ZURICH (AP) — Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a separate U.S. corruption probe.By GRAHAM DUNBARiGeneral newsSportsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCriminal investigationsFIFA World CupSports governanceProfessional soccerInternational soccerSports mediaArrestsCorruption in sportsCrimeSoccerElectionsLaw and orderEventsNational electionsGovernment and politicsMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichSwitzerlandUnited StatesSouth AmericaQatarLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5edb9f12b6864b07a7e612f731022217Wed, 27 May 2015 11:10:47 GMTThe Latest: Sharapova advances to 3rd round at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73d36cc8375b4446a267a026e025861fPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:sSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsMen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73d36cc8375b4446a267a026e025861fWed, 27 May 2015 10:54:26 GMTCanadian diplomat's son seeks bail in drug-related killingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf604178f5e74507bd24560118c43a00MIAMI (AP) — The teenage son of a prominent Canadian diplomat is seeking release from custody on bail in a drug-related South Florida shootout that killed his older brother and another youth.By CURT ANDERSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeDiplomacyLaw and orderInternational relationsGovernment and politicsMiamiCanadaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf604178f5e74507bd24560118c43a00Wed, 27 May 2015 11:33:06 GMTThe Latest on Wal-Mart shooting: Police say motive unclearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06d87c02f9f64a12bd35b5cdec8b9ee92:10 a.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNorth DakotaGrand ForksUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06d87c02f9f64a12bd35b5cdec8b9ee9Wed, 27 May 2015 11:20:11 GMTFrench court convicts Salafi for disrupting mosque prayershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2c32686bfc84481bc6d6e8a89c0a3b6PARIS (AP) — A mosque won an unusual court battle on Wednesday against a Salafist member of the congregation regarded as disruptive and, in an apparent first for Muslims, used France's 1905 law guaranteeing secularism to argue its case.By ELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsIslamSecularismReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2c32686bfc84481bc6d6e8a89c0a3b6Wed, 27 May 2015 10:59:46 GMTUK's re-elected Cameron outlines plans in Queen's Speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c64271ce648427aa2f868ab54c4bb6fLONDON (AP) — Britain's first all-Conservative government in two decades has unveiled its plans for power, including laws to hold a referendum on European Union membership, give Scotland more autonomy and toughen immigration policies.By JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsLegislationGovernment and politicsElectionsLegislatureUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c64271ce648427aa2f868ab54c4bb6fWed, 27 May 2015 10:48:26 GMTQuadruplets born to 65-year-old mom still in critical phasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f70e0fcfad1b429e89891e5863abe7aeBERLIN (AP) — Doctors caring for quadruplets born prematurely to a 65-year-old Berlin woman say the babies are still in intensive care, but have been gaining a little weight and are being given their mother's milk through feeding tubes.iGeneral newsBerlinGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f70e0fcfad1b429e89891e5863abe7aeWed, 27 May 2015 10:28:07 GMTFigures of French Resistance inducted into Paris Pantheonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b32661e5830b45aeb5d752ee67a87853PARIS (AP) — France is honoring four people who resisted the Nazis during World War II by inducting them into Paris' Pantheon mausoleum, in a rare and highly symbolic ceremony aimed at uniting the French against extremism and anti-Semitism.By SYLVIE CORBETiGeneral newsNazismGovernment and politicsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b32661e5830b45aeb5d752ee67a87853Wed, 27 May 2015 09:29:10 GMTMultiple IS suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troopshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef6c7287c31646409670d33078319061BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland, an Iraqi military spokesman said Wednesday.By SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsHostage situationsHuman rights and civil libertiesSeniorsTerrorismSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef6c7287c31646409670d33078319061Wed, 27 May 2015 10:44:25 GMTSerbia's PM Vucic in landmark visit to Albaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72a10ee9a0b14118836e8f5c4a63a330TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic arrived in Albania Wednesday, the first Serbian leader to have visited the nation with which his country has long had tense relations.By LLAZAR SEMINIiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAlbaniaSerbiaBelgradeTiranaKosovoEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72a10ee9a0b14118836e8f5c4a63a330Wed, 27 May 2015 11:31:30 GMTUS Department of Justice statement on FIFA corruption probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9593d7bba0d240ce9bb084e030bffc77NEW YORK (AP) — Excerpts from U.S. Department of Justice statement on FIFA corruption probe:aGeneral newsSportsRacketeeringBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCorporate legal affairsIndictmentsInternational soccerSports governanceCriminal investigationsCorruption in sportsProfessional soccerSports marketingLegal proceedingsCorporate crimeCrimeCorporate newsBusinessLaw and orderSoccerSports businessUnited StatesArgentinaNew YorkLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanFloridaNorth AmericaSouth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9593d7bba0d240ce9bb084e030bffc77Wed, 27 May 2015 10:18:10 GMTVideo exposes divisions among Iran officials on nuke talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc8acf51f8a14bb48596a5ee11ece8a8TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians have been captivated by a video circulating on social media this week that shows a hard-line lawmaker trading barbs with the country's foreign minister over the ongoing nuclear negotiations with world powers.By ALI AKBAR DAREINIiGeneral newsOnline mediaGovernment and politicsMediaTehranIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc8acf51f8a14bb48596a5ee11ece8a8Wed, 27 May 2015 10:03:24 GMTFleeing poverty, Bangladeshis caught in Asian boat crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b496c498ac1e47029c6718eff5e5469aUKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) — The traffickers spun stories that were unimaginable to their listeners, many who hailed from tiny Bangladeshi villages where almost no one earns more than a few dollars a day.By JULHAS ALAMiGeneral newsEconomySmugglingCrimeBusinessIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsBangladeshMyanmarThailandMalaysiaSouth AsiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b496c498ac1e47029c6718eff5e5469aWed, 27 May 2015 10:42:23 GMTUS authorities say FIFA vice presidents Webb, Figueredo among 14 indicted in corruption probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aa24034213449e0bb0a406afd1e1820ZURICH (AP) — US authorities say FIFA vice presidents Webb, Figueredo among 14 indicted in corruption probe.sGeneral newsSportsPolitical corruptionSports governanceMen's soccerInternational soccerProfessional soccerCorruption in sportsIndictmentsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsMen's sportsSoccerLaw and orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aa24034213449e0bb0a406afd1e1820Wed, 27 May 2015 09:26:02 GMT10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7e07335073e4506ab8411a2f39a3eb1Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7e07335073e4506ab8411a2f39a3eb1Wed, 27 May 2015 09:53:15 GMTSoccer world shocked by FIFA raidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ece56bb8fbb41d5ab8c35b8c9f63700ZURICH (AP) — Latest developments following the launching of criminal proceedings against FIFA officials in separate U.S. and Swiss corruption probes.The Associated PressiGeneral newsSportsFIFA World CupMen's soccerProfessional soccerInternational soccerSports governanceCorruption in sportsArrestsSoccerEventsMen's sportsLaw and orderCrimeZurichSwitzerlandQatarWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ece56bb8fbb41d5ab8c35b8c9f63700Wed, 27 May 2015 09:35:29 GMTHouston-area man accused of conspiring to back Islamic Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d7abd73a7744bffb83c2ff473df3435HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area man has been charged with conspiring to support the Islamic State group.aGeneral newsCrimeHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d7abd73a7744bffb83c2ff473df3435Wed, 27 May 2015 10:53:54 GMTThe Latest: Stosur routs French wildcard at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16a8b2dee98a4772b7620b42f0c51373PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:sSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsMen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16a8b2dee98a4772b7620b42f0c51373Wed, 27 May 2015 10:35:16 GMTTHE LATEST: FIFA spokesman: 'FIFA is the damaged party'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/411d17de69dc49809d2d4f3fd12fb523ZURICH (AP) — 12:05 a.m. (1005 GMT, 6:05 a.m. EDT)The Associated PressiGeneral newsSportsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestFIFA World CupMen's soccerInternational soccerProfessional soccerSports governanceCorruption in sportsArrestsSoccerCrimeEventsMen's sportsLaw and orderZurichSwitzerlandRussiaUnited StatesQatarWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/411d17de69dc49809d2d4f3fd12fb523Wed, 27 May 2015 10:13:46 GMTAl-Qaida operative pleads guilty to terrorism chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cd7336a3e1c493a8c01f607e8036712NEW YORK (AP) — An al-Qaida operative has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges.aGeneral newsTerrorismLegal proceedingsCrimeWar and unrestLaw and orderBrooklynUnited StatesNew York CityNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cd7336a3e1c493a8c01f607e8036712Wed, 27 May 2015 11:30:02 GMTThailand revokes passports of ousted premier Thaksinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0b6fea3fb934ba2870f1799fd4da6f5BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities said Wednesday they revoked two passports belonging to former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra following an interview he gave in South Korea they said could affect national security.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTravel laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0b6fea3fb934ba2870f1799fd4da6f5Wed, 27 May 2015 10:36:18 GMTTHE LATEST: FIFA: Sepp Blatter 'is calm, fully cooperating'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/973a7e6d015a484e80b25bea010b1db7ZURICH (AP) — 1:15 p.m. (1115 GMT, 7:15 a.m. EDT)The Associated PressiGeneral newsSportsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCriminal investigationsFIFA World CupInternational soccerProfessional soccerArrestsCorruption in sportsSports governanceCrimeSoccerElectionsLaw and orderEventsNational electionsGovernment and politicsMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichSwitzerlandUnited StatesSouth AmericaRussiaQatarWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanEastern EuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/973a7e6d015a484e80b25bea010b1db7Wed, 27 May 2015 11:18:42 GMTFIFA says presidential election will go ahead as scheduled on Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1afdddbe69314d12bfe740e86b0d233aZURICH (AP) — FIFA says presidential election will go ahead as scheduled on Friday.iGeneral newsSportsElectionsProfessional soccerInternational soccerMen's soccerNational electionsGovernment and politicsSoccerMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1afdddbe69314d12bfe740e86b0d233aWed, 27 May 2015 09:27:20 GMTPolice search for motive in deadly Wal-Mart shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5e6a48816244121a4f8c64b5ee0e962BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Police in Grand Forks, North Dakota, are trying to determine what prompted a U.S. airman to walk into a Wal-Mart Supercenter and kill one worker, injure another, then fatally shoot himself.By JAMES MacPHERSON and BLAKE NICHOLSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeGrand ForksNorth DakotaTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5e6a48816244121a4f8c64b5ee0e962Wed, 27 May 2015 11:32:08 GMTRomanian mayor arrested for bribes, quits ruling partyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e513934b718486289dfffa5f295e080BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A former Romanian mayor who once dressed in a Nazi uniform at a fashion show has quit the ruling party weeks after he was arrested and charged with taking bribes.iGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestPolitical corruptionArrestsMunicipal governmentsFashion showsNazismPolitical partiesCrimePolitical issuesGovernment and politicsLaw and orderLocal governmentsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFashion designFashionBeauty and fashionLifestylePolitical organizationsRomaniaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e513934b718486289dfffa5f295e080Wed, 27 May 2015 10:52:23 GMT7 civilians, fighters killed in new Ukraine unresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/495f9f87db1b4448a93b4fcf832af7caKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian government and rebel officials say seven people have been killed over the last day of fighting between armed forces and separatists.iGeneral newsWar and unrestUkraineKievEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/495f9f87db1b4448a93b4fcf832af7caWed, 27 May 2015 10:37:25 GMTSwiss open criminal proceedings in 2018, '22 World Cup voteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ee3d60e2bca4d9aaaa3d1ddbf3b08ceZURICH (AP) — Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a separate U.S. corruption probe.By GRAHAM DUNBARiGeneral newsSportsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCriminal investigationsFIFA World Cup2018 FIFA World CupSports governanceProfessional soccerInternational soccerSports mediaArrestsCorruption in sportsLegal proceedingsCrimeElectionsSoccerLaw and orderEventsNational electionsGovernment and politicsMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichSwitzerlandUnited StatesSouth AmericaQatarLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ee3d60e2bca4d9aaaa3d1ddbf3b08ceWed, 27 May 2015 10:45:20 GMTThe Latest on IS: IS frees 2 Christian women held in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9aa3b3044a0d4522b114d0831c480fd612:10 p.m. (0945 GMT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsHostage situationsHuman rights and civil libertiesKidnappingSocial issuesSocial affairsCrimeIraqSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9aa3b3044a0d4522b114d0831c480fd6Wed, 27 May 2015 10:33:41 GMTAsia stocks ruffled by Greece crunch, Fed views; Europe uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8ee81efeb8746a2a2923f5d642d7636SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were ruffled Wednesday by Greece's impending cash crunch and expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year for the first time in almost a decade. But Europe and U.S. futures traded higher.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsCommodity marketsStock marketsFinancial marketsSouth KoreaEast AsiaGreeceUnited StatesEuropeAsiaWestern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8ee81efeb8746a2a2923f5d642d7636Wed, 27 May 2015 10:07:39 GMTTHE LATEST: 2 FIFA vice presidents among 7 arrests in Zurichhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1d029eaad1f4d98ad3a903201cda5bfZURICH (AP) — 12:55 p.m. (1055 GMT, 6:55 a.m. EDT)The Associated PressiGeneral newsSportsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCriminal investigationsFIFA World CupInternational soccerProfessional soccerArrestsCorruption in sportsSports governanceCrimeSoccerLaw and orderEventsNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichSwitzerlandUnited StatesSouth AmericaRussiaQatarWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanEastern EuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1d029eaad1f4d98ad3a903201cda5bfWed, 27 May 2015 10:58:33 GMTJapan nuclear plant obtains all permits needed for restarthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdd79f5720ce4247bf4efb160e323292TOKYO (AP) — A nuclear power plant in southern Japan has obtained all necessary permits to restart its two reactors, planned as early as late July.iBusinessGeneral newsUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdd79f5720ce4247bf4efb160e323292Wed, 27 May 2015 09:52:52 GMTChina fines chemical company $12M for polluting, jails staffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c770a5e87fc498ab14e29a03c3173f1BEIJING (AP) — A court in eastern China fined a manufacturer of weed killer 75 million yuan ($12 million) and imprisoned employees of the company and its contractors for discharging wastewater that severely polluted streams.iBusinessGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsEnvironmental concernsLocal governmentsCorporate newsWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment and politicsWaste managementNatural resource managementCorrectional systemsLaw and orderChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c770a5e87fc498ab14e29a03c3173f1Wed, 27 May 2015 09:35:12 GMTTHE LATEST: FIFA: 'No surprise' at soccer officials' arrestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24dc178563644c038630116f0f33c4b3ZURICH (AP) — 12:35 a.m. (1035 GMT, 6:35 a.m. EDT)The Associated PressiGeneral newsSportsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestFIFA World CupCriminal investigationsMen's soccerInternational soccerProfessional soccerArrestsCorruption in sportsSports governanceCrimeSoccerEventsLaw and orderMen's sportsNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsZurichSwitzerlandRussiaUnited StatesQatarWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24dc178563644c038630116f0f33c4b3Wed, 27 May 2015 10:36:06 GMTChina coal production falls in first 4 months of yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbc68fdff26a4b339dcb8fb52e9b4329BEIJING (AP) — Coal production in China, the world's biggest coal-consuming nation, fell by 6 percent in the first four months of this year as the economy slows and the government makes a concerted push to reduce carbon emissions.iBusinessGeneral newsMaterials industryIndustriesAir qualityEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsEnergy and the environmentChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbc68fdff26a4b339dcb8fb52e9b4329Wed, 27 May 2015 10:13:36 GMTBuddhists in Myanmar deny boat people are Rohingyahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f35a40187fb45fe82dc69b1c2cf1fafYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Several hundred protesters in Myanmar's main city denied Wednesday that boat people arriving on Southeast Asian shores are Rohingya Muslims, a religious minority the government and many others in the predominantly Buddhist nation say does not exist.By ESTHER HTUSANiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsBuddhismPolitical and civil unrestReligionSocial affairsMyanmarSoutheast AsiaYangonThailandAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f35a40187fb45fe82dc69b1c2cf1fafWed, 27 May 2015 10:18:16 GMTGerman consumers remain optimistic for Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ac5cb30fb46426292a306e262e601c0BERLIN (AP) — A closely-watched survey shows German consumers remain optimistic as their economic expectations and willingness to make purchases have been bolstered by robust domestic demand and low inflation rates.fBusinessEconomic outlookEconomyLeading economic indicatorsPricesGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ac5cb30fb46426292a306e262e601c0Wed, 27 May 2015 10:05:41 GMTReform training sought for Singapore teen over blog, videohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fb015bef7be46d5861191d942e0dddcSINGAPORE (AP) — Prosecutors in Singapore say they are seeking reform training for a teenager who is refusing probation and who again made public the video and blog posts a court deemed offensive earlier this month.iGeneral newsBloggingOnline mediaMediaSingaporeSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fb015bef7be46d5861191d942e0dddcWed, 27 May 2015 10:02:29 GMTSaudi-led airstrikes hit Yemeni capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c59bf171a5bc4d1eb4911626a9e2b56aSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Dozens of Saudi-led airstrikes rocked Yemen's capital on Wednesday, targeting a sprawling police commando camp in Sanaa and sending black smoke billowing into the air. There were no immediate reports of casualties from the bombings, which panicked residents in the early morning hours.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaSaudi ArabiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c59bf171a5bc4d1eb4911626a9e2b56aWed, 27 May 2015 11:06:13 GMTClass forgoes trip to give principal money to treat cancerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a796790d6084f6696c225773a62085eBETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) — The graduating class at a New Hampshire high school is giving the money raised for its class trip to the school's principal, who has been diagnosed with cancer.aGeneral newsCharity fundraisingPrimary and secondary educationDiagnosis and treatmentCancerPhilanthropySocial affairsEducationHealthDiseases and conditionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a796790d6084f6696c225773a62085eWed, 27 May 2015 11:38:20 GMTJapan nuclear plant obtains final permit needed to restarthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f55879c37e8f41eeaae191fa8bd634ceTOKYO (AP) — A nuclear plant in southern Japan on Wednesday obtained the final permit needed to restart its reactors, paving the way for it to become the first to go back online under new safety standards introduced following the 2011 Fukushima disaster.iBusinessGeneral newsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f55879c37e8f41eeaae191fa8bd634ceWed, 27 May 2015 10:39:27 GMT