FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 02 May 2016 01:17:48 -07:00Feud over artistic independence threatens Asian film fest, 02 May 2016 06:02:53 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The future of Asia's largest, most-awaited film festival is in question as local filmmakers threaten to boycott the red carpet over what they view as government interference. politics playing a big role for Trump, Clinton, 02 May 2016 07:45:07 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — She has no stamina. She shouts. She's got nothing going for her but being a woman. probate hearing set for Prince's estate, 02 May 2016 06:00:56 GMTCHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys are tackling the complicated job of dividing up Prince's estate. bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise, 02 May 2016 04:58:39 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved. Benckiser Korea apologizes for deadly sterilizers, 02 May 2016 08:03:14 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — British consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser apologized Monday for selling deadly disinfectants that killed or injured hundreds of people, five years after the government ordered the company to remove the products from shelves for health risks. homes starting to offer more individualized menus, 02 May 2016 07:25:38 GMTCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — On a recent Thursday, the staff at Sunny Vista Living Center in Colorado Springs bustled in the kitchen. The phone rang with a last minute order as Chris Willard tended to a large pot of Thai-style soup with fresh ginger, vegetables and thin-sliced beef. worries about its citizens abroad after North threat, 02 May 2016 07:58:49 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul has instructed its foreign embassies to take extra precautions against possible North Korean attempts to kidnap or attack South Koreans abroad. reach second round for first time 15 years, 02 May 2016 06:22:49 GMTTORONTO (AP) — After a decade and a half of playoff disappointment, the Toronto Raptors finally got to enjoy a celebratory night of hugs, kisses and happy families. inside look at the other draft, as free agents find spots, 02 May 2016 06:06:04 GMTWILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Gary Shipman was at his desk at noon Saturday, thumbing through depth charts and occasionally looking across the room at the wall-mounted TV trumpeting the start of the NFL draft's final day. fires sweep across north India, 02 May 2016 07:32:55 GMTLUCKNOW, India (AP) — Massive forest fires sweeping across the north Indian state of Uttarakhand have killed at least seven people in recent weeks, and were threatening two tiger reserves, officials said Monday. of the gun safety features over time, 02 May 2016 07:34:03 GMTDaytona Beach, Florida-based iGun Technology Corp. has been developing a "smart gun," a firearm that uses a ring with a chip in it to send a signal to a circuit board embedded in the firearm so that only an authorized user can fire the gun. due in court for molestation case appeal hearing, 02 May 2016 04:30:30 GMTBELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is expected in a courtroom near his State College home as he continues to pursue appeals of his 45-count conviction for child sexual abuse. confident Trump seeks knockout of Cruz in Indian, 02 May 2016 07:30:19 GMTLA PORTE, Ind. (AP) — Back in the part of the country where he last lost to Ted Cruz, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is confidently pushing for a win Tuesday in Indiana that he argues ought to knock the Texas senator out of the race. a high-tech solution to make firearms safer, 02 May 2016 07:35:54 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path. leader says all new subs will be built in Australia, 02 May 2016 05:19:29 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A new fleet of French-designed Australian submarines will be built in Australia on time and within budget, the French prime minister said on Monday. affects commuter train service into Washington, 02 May 2016 07:46:44 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The derailment of a CSX train in Washington, D.C. is forcing some commuters to find a different way to work.'s NY co-chair has challenge of his own _ from teenager, 02 May 2016 04:36:29 GMTBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two candidates inhabit Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino's universe these days. The first is Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner whose campaign Paladino is co-chairing at home in New York.'s loss raises questions for Supreme Court, 02 May 2016 07:48:30 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Two months, 31 arguments and 18 decisions since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, is the Supreme Court hopelessly deadlocked or coping as a party of eight? in the News, 02 May 2016 07:05:29 GMT"Our principal focus right now is Cleveland. We want to bring as large a contingent as possible to demonstrate the breadth of (Donald) Trump's appeal so that the party can see graphically what they're going to lose if they hijack the nomination from him." — Roger Stone, whose group Stop the Steal will be organizing ahead of July's Republican convention in Cleveland. markets start week lower; Tokyo slumps 3 percent, 02 May 2016 06:58:40 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Monday as investors registered their disappointment over the lack of fresh stimulus from Japan's central bank. The surge in the Japanese yen and bleak readings from a monthly factory managers' survey did little to lighten the gloom. Carolina pair survive 5 days in New Zealand wilderness, 02 May 2016 07:23:12 GMTWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An American exchange student and her mother were rescued over the weekend in the New Zealand wilderness, where they were lost for five days after setting off on a day hike. A helicopter pilot spotted the large "help" signs they had made from fern fronds. of Trump drive immigrants to become citizens, 02 May 2016 07:20:21 GMTMIAMI (AP) — On a recent Saturday morning in South Florida, 50-year-old Edgar Ospina stood in a long line of immigrants to take the first step to become an American. in Seattle as May Day marchers take to streets, 02 May 2016 05:14:58 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police used pepper spray to disperse black-clad anti-capitalist protesters authorities say threw rocks, flares, bricks and Molotov cocktails at officers during a rowdy May Day gathering. force copters douse massive forest fires in north India, 02 May 2016 05:43:07 GMTLUCKNOW, India (AP) — Massive forest fires are sweeping through the north Indian state of Uttarakhand and have killed at least seven people in recent weeks with no signs of abating. abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up, 02 May 2016 07:52:17 GMTGENEVA (AP) — Was it a blip, or a breakthrough? hits turning up heat between Penguins, Capitals, 02 May 2016 06:29:26 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — The number of hits the Washington Capitals have tried to level on the Pittsburgh Penguins through two contentious games in the Eastern Conference semifinals is not a surprise. has a 'plan B' for convention _ outside help, 02 May 2016 07:46:37 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has a Plan B if he's faced with a contested convention, and it involves the sort of outside groups that he's called "corrupt." has 30 points, Raptors beat Pacers 89-84 in Game 7, 02 May 2016 04:31:20 GMTTORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan pushed the Toronto Raptors into the second round — finally. to the drawing board for Thunder against Spurs, 02 May 2016 06:16:14 GMTThere was a possession where LaMarcus Aldridge grabbed a defensive rebound, outlet-passed to Manu Ginobili, who then turned and fired a 70-foot strike to Kawhi Leonard for a dunk. to know: the benefits of students taking a gap year, 02 May 2016 07:42:19 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's daughter Malia is taking a year off after graduating from high school before attending Harvard University as part of an expanding program for students known as a "gap year." journalists call protest over police raid at syndicate, 02 May 2016 06:46:24 GMTCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's journalist syndicate has called for the dismissal of the interior minister and an immediate sit-in at its headquarters in downtown Cairo to protest the police detention of two journalists on its premises a day earlier. dance: Final performance for Ringling Bros. elephants, 02 May 2016 06:20:01 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The curtain fell a final time for elephants performing at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus as the circus ended a practice that enthralled audiences for two centuries but became caught between animal rights activists' concerns and Americans' shifting views. Sox beat Yankees 8-7 to complete 3-game sweep, 02 May 2016 04:41:15 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Alex Rodriguez had already driven in four runs against David Price with a homer and a double. of 5 Egyptians deepens mystery over Italian's death, 02 May 2016 07:36:27 GMTCAIRO (AP) — It was a brutal killing that became an international incident: An Italian graduate student disappeared from the streets of the Egyptian capital in January, his body discovered days later dumped by a roadside, tortured to death. CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China build on disputed shoal?, 02 May 2016 05:54:28 GMTTensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and weaker neighbors that all lay claim to islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves. China's recent construction of artificial islands in the Spratly archipelago, complete with airstrips and radar stations, and U.S. patrols challenging Beijing's vast territorial claims, have caused concern that the strategically important waters could become a flashpoint.'s suspension defies PED stereotypes, 02 May 2016 06:38:11 GMTDee Gordon's suspension was another reminder of an issue that may never totally go away: performance-enhancing drugs in baseball. strikes Islamic State group positions in Syria, 02 May 2016 06:37:40 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish military says its forces have hit Islamic State positions in Syria, killing 34 militants. OFF: Texas visits Toronto, site of wild playoff game, 02 May 2016 06:11:58 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors today: fire destroys historic New York City church, 02 May 2016 08:01:16 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A historic church in New York City was destroyed in a raging fire just hours after its Orthodox worshippers celebrated Easter. Nebraska town says no to 1,100 jobs, citing way of life, 02 May 2016 05:26:58 GMTNICKERSON, Neb. (AP) — Half-ton pickup trucks crowd the curb outside the One Horse Saloon, a neon Coors Light sign in the window and rib-eye steaks on the menu, but otherwise Nickerson, Nebraska, is nearly silent on a spring evening, with only rumbling freight trains interrupting bird songs. seeks path to calm in Syria, 02 May 2016 08:07:02 GMTGENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has opened a second day of talks in Geneva aimed at finding a way to restore at least a partial truce in Syria amid continuing attacks in Aleppo. arguments set in 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer trial, 02 May 2016 07:42:33 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The trial of alleged "Grim Sleeper" Lonnie Franklin Jr. headed to a close Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer who stalked women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic, then laid low for 14 years before renewing the grisly sex attacks. hits Islamic State group in Syria, dozens killed, 02 May 2016 07:55:59 GMTISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish military has reportedly hit Islamic State positions in Syria with artillery and drone attacks, killing 63 militants. by Detroit teachers prompts 43 school closures, 02 May 2016 05:34:57 GMTDETROIT (AP) — More than 40 Detroit Public Schools will be closed Monday, the district said, after the teachers union urged members to call in sick in a protest over funding issues. Latest: Police arrest protesters in Seattle, 02 May 2016 05:06:19 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on May Day marches across the U.S. (all times local): Obama to enter Harvard in 2017 after taking gap year, 02 May 2016 07:39:40 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A year off between high school and college is becoming a popular choice for U.S. students and it has caught the eye of President Barack Obama's daughter, Malia. The White House says the high school senior will enter Harvard in 2017, not later this year as had been widely expected. plane prepares to leave California for Arizona, 02 May 2016 07:37:32 GMTMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A solar-powered airplane is preparing to leave California for Arizona to continue its journey around the world using only energy from the sun. Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained, 02 May 2016 05:06:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island's governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday. off to the second round, and Deng a big reason why, 02 May 2016 06:09:31 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Luol Deng's role with the Miami Heat changed out of necessity in February, when the team lost Chris Bosh for the second consecutive season to a blood clot at the All-Star break. confident Trump seeks knockout of Cruz in Indiana primary, 02 May 2016 07:28:10 GMTLA PORTE, Ind. (AP) — Back in the part of the country where he last lost to Ted Cruz, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is confidently pushing for a win Tuesday in Indiana.