FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 29 May 2015 11:10:19 -07003 suspects in Oklahoma officer's shooting capturedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c687fb9d3e3e4669838854a565fb7935LIBERTY, Kan. (AP) — Two men and a woman have been arrested in southeastern Kansas in the shooting of a police officer in neighboring Oklahoma, after leading law enforcement on a car chase across state lines.aGeneral newsArrestsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeOklahomaKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c687fb9d3e3e4669838854a565fb7935Fri, 29 May 2015 17:53:00 GMTThe Latest: 4th-seeded Berdych into French Open 4th roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40915f52333544f0b8c2a5435bb852d3PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsTennisMen's soccerSoccerEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40915f52333544f0b8c2a5435bb852d3Fri, 29 May 2015 17:45:49 GMTCroatia passes law compensating rape victims from 1990s warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d08ddf16e6b4e3c95597b6d5e5d0c07ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian lawmakers on Friday passed a bill that compensates the victims of rape during the country's war for independence more than twenty years ago — a move hailed as a late but important step in healing the wounds of the 1991-95 conflict.By DARKO BANDICiGeneral newsYugoslav WarsWar and unrestLegislationEventsViolent crimeCrimeLegislatureGovernment and politicsCroatiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d08ddf16e6b4e3c95597b6d5e5d0c07Fri, 29 May 2015 16:55:43 GMTIS claims suicide bombing on Shiite mosque in Saudi, 4 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/461e68313dd84dcd9a365c7da01fb844RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A suicide bomber disguised as a woman blew himself up in the parking lot of a Shiite mosque during Friday prayers, killing four people in the second such attack in as many weeks claimed by the Islamic State group.By ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRIiGeneral newsReligious strifeBombingsTerrorismAccidents and disastersWar and unrestReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastBahrainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/461e68313dd84dcd9a365c7da01fb844Fri, 29 May 2015 18:05:21 GMTLatest on Oklahoma officer shooting: Suspect found in closethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a579dc43d5aa414996bd4a78f76537a711:55 a.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderOklahomaKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a579dc43d5aa414996bd4a78f76537a7Fri, 29 May 2015 17:00:22 GMTCroatian war vets end protest after PM promises to meet themhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efde34611d1b4b61b3e11db59d6c53fdZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A dramatic two-day protest by over 100 Croatian war veterans ended Friday after Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic promised he would meet with them and hear their demands for more rights.By DARKO BANDICiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsYugoslav WarsVeteransGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestEventsWar and unrestCroatiaZagrebEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efde34611d1b4b61b3e11db59d6c53fdFri, 29 May 2015 17:45:48 GMTExperts urge Hungary to probe domestic human traffickinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/661dd1165b9a4f74b7cdd77c8bcabdfaBUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A report by the Council of Europe is urging Hungary to investigate the scale of human trafficking within the country, which it says is on the rise.iGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeHungaryEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/661dd1165b9a4f74b7cdd77c8bcabdfaFri, 29 May 2015 17:54:26 GMTLatest on flooding: Flooding blocks Dallas-area highwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/800ede61cf9c49de9e9d719d1482a9f211:45 a.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeatherFloodsStormsDisaster planning and responseTrafficEvacuationsAccidents and disastersTransportationMissing personsTexasArkansasDallasHoustonOklahomaAustinColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/800ede61cf9c49de9e9d719d1482a9f2Fri, 29 May 2015 16:43:32 GMTNelson begins after heavy rain on saturated TPC coursehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30e6b6f41cf04439a3ef575ae98a1b81IRVING, Texas (AP) — The second round of the AT&T Byron Nelson has begun following a three-hour rain delay Friday after nearly 5 inches of rain fell overnight on the already-saturated TPC Four Seasons.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30e6b6f41cf04439a3ef575ae98a1b81Fri, 29 May 2015 17:04:17 GMTReport: Health insurer Humana considering a salehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1cd89c33ac64e138a277fbc5d721a64Trading of Humana shares halted briefly Friday afternoon as speculation grew that one of the nation's biggest health insurers might be up for sale.By The Associated PressfBusinessFinancial servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1cd89c33ac64e138a277fbc5d721a64Fri, 29 May 2015 17:47:48 GMTSchool blocks speech by valedictorian declaring he is gayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b7f5b21f39d4980807bbc9bb32d2174LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado charter school refused to let a class valedictorian deliver a graduation speech in which he planned to come out as gay, prompting criticism from activists.aGeneral newsGays and lesbiansEducationSocial affairsLongmontBoulderColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b7f5b21f39d4980807bbc9bb32d2174Fri, 29 May 2015 17:49:06 GMTPsychiatrist: Colorado shooter knew what he was doinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69ba4d10cfad4e5eaf8de217cc12fa69CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes was mentally ill but legally sane when he opened fire in a crowded suburban Denver movie theater, killing 12 people and wounding scores of others, a court-appointed psychiatrist testified.By DAN ELLIOTTaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69ba4d10cfad4e5eaf8de217cc12fa69Fri, 29 May 2015 17:09:17 GMT3rd Navy sailor guilty in case of women recorded in showershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d07d4b1f41d146539c746dcbac807d98KINGS BAY NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE, Ga. (AP) — A submarine sailor was sentenced Friday to 15 days in a Navy brig after he pleaded guilty to failing to alert superiors when fellow crew member showed him videos of female trainees undressing for showers.By RUSS BYNUMaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCriminal investigationsCrimeLaw and orderMilitary legal affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d07d4b1f41d146539c746dcbac807d98Fri, 29 May 2015 17:41:37 GMTUS appeals court: Alzheimer's drug swap is anti-competitivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f93a1798ee84e7a85093a8b839c04afALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that drug manufacturer Actavis PLC's attempted switch of patented Alzheimer's medication, which halted distribution of the old drug before its patent expires this summer, violates U.S. antitrust law.By MICHAEL VIRTANENaBusinessGeneral newsHealthCorporate legal affairsNational courtsMonopoly and antitrustPatentsCorporate newsHealth care industryIndustriesNeurological disordersDiseases and conditionsSeniors' healthLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsLegislationLegislatureIntellectual propertyUnited StatesNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f93a1798ee84e7a85093a8b839c04afFri, 29 May 2015 17:44:24 GMTNo winner after first round of FIFA vote, second round upcominghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cec8ac89edf541f6b16d8b8417e8f080ZURICH (AP) — No winner after first round of FIFA vote, second round upcoming.iGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerInternational soccerMen's sportsSoccerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cec8ac89edf541f6b16d8b8417e8f080Fri, 29 May 2015 16:57:47 GMTPennsylvania man pleads guilty to killing 3 at town meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa002ab8b3fb49eaa8c9e9efc2ebbfb5STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man pleaded guilty Friday to homicide for gunning down three people at a 2013 municipal government meeting in northeastern Pennsylvania, because he was angry about being forced off his debris-strewn land.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeMunicipal governmentsCrimeLaw and orderLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa002ab8b3fb49eaa8c9e9efc2ebbfb5Fri, 29 May 2015 16:59:44 GMTNo major breakthrough at meeting on Asian boat people crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7955aa1bfb304dd49feee19459c74ab0BANGKOK (AP) — A regional conference called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia ended Friday with no major breakthroughs, as Myanmar criticized those blaming it for fueling the crisis and warned that "finger pointing" would not help.By JOCELYN GECKER and MALCOLM J. FOSTERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesInternational relationsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsMyanmarSoutheast AsiaThailandBangladeshBangkokUnited StatesAsiaSouth AsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7955aa1bfb304dd49feee19459c74ab0Fri, 29 May 2015 16:56:57 GMTSepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67eda4dff40548bfa85440c07fa12e6aZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter was re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term on Friday, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption.By GRAHAM DUNBARiGeneral newsSportsUnited States Presidential ElectionFIFA World CupMen's soccerProfessional soccerInternational soccerSports governanceCriminal investigationsCorruption in sportsPolitical corruptionSoccerNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsEventsMen's sportsLaw and orderCrimePolitical issuesZurichQatarSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67eda4dff40548bfa85440c07fa12e6aFri, 29 May 2015 17:40:05 GMTNew tech is changing the restaurant reservations gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d4e31ba0e934c09896f5fdef7f7cc3fAt noon on a recent Wednesday in May, San Francisco's Lazy Bear restaurant began taking reservations for June. Just 45 minutes later, nearly every seat for the entire month was sold out.By MICHELE KAYALhtBusinessFood and drinkLifestyleTechnologyRestaurantsAgriculture and food technologyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesIndustrial technologyPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d4e31ba0e934c09896f5fdef7f7cc3fFri, 29 May 2015 17:50:03 GMTJudge defers ruling on probe into handling of Ferguson casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85981ca8e272422aa6601dd9a0ce54dfCLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge has yet to decide on an activists' request for an independent probe of the county prosecutor's handling of grand jury proceedings in the Ferguson police shooting of Michael Brown.By JIM SUHRaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriCrimeLaw and orderEventsViolent crimeMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85981ca8e272422aa6601dd9a0ce54dfFri, 29 May 2015 17:51:32 GMTTeen charged with taking $25K, giving classmates $100 billshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fea6731c46041e9835d2606e6fdb1f7MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A 13-year-old Ohio boy accused of stealing $25,000 from his 83-year-old grandfather and handing out $100 bills to his middle school classmates has been charged as a juvenile.aGeneral newsOdditiesTheftCrimeEducationSocial affairsMedinaOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fea6731c46041e9835d2606e6fdb1f7Fri, 29 May 2015 17:24:43 GMTTHE LATEST: FIFA presidential race goes to 2nd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/facb356d0d3e4974b9393af783cb4953ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:iBusinessGeneral newsSportsFIFA World CupProfessional soccerInternational soccer2018 FIFA World Cup2022 FIFA World CupCorruption in sportsSports governanceSoccerPolitical resignationsPolitical corruptionCriminal investigationsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestArrestsTerritorial disputesElectionsEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessNational electionsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesLaw and orderCrimeWar and unrestInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichPalestinian territoriesIsraelAfricaSwitzerlandMiddle EastGaza StripGermanyWest AfricaGuineaUnited StatesSierra LeoneQatarRussiaEuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanOceaniaWestern EuropeNorth AmericaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/facb356d0d3e4974b9393af783cb4953Fri, 29 May 2015 17:05:46 GMTTHE LATEST: Prince Ali withdraws from FIFA leadership racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8789e9cececa432aba783ed756136dbfZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:iBusinessGeneral newsSportsFIFA World CupProfessional soccerInternational soccer2018 FIFA World Cup2022 FIFA World CupCorruption in sportsSports governanceSoccerWorkplace discriminationPolitical resignationsPolitical corruptionCriminal investigationsArrestsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestTerritorial disputesElectionsEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessNational electionsGovernment and politicsPersonnelLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical issuesLaw and orderCrimeWar and unrestInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthRace and ethnicityMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichPalestinian territoriesIsraelAfricaSwitzerlandMiddle EastGaza StripGermanyWest AfricaGuineaUnited StatesSierra LeoneQatarRussiaEuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanOceaniaWestern EuropeNorth AmericaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8789e9cececa432aba783ed756136dbfFri, 29 May 2015 17:20:33 GMTTHE LATEST: Blatter to lead FIFA; challenger withdrawshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d56d0372cb4c99bf14add8c9bc80e1ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:iBusinessGeneral newsSportsFIFA World CupProfessional soccerInternational soccer2018 FIFA World Cup2022 FIFA World CupCorruption in sportsSports governanceSoccerWorkplace discriminationPolitical resignationsPolitical corruptionCriminal investigationsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestArrestsTerritorial disputesElectionsEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessNational electionsGovernment and politicsPersonnelLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical issuesLaw and orderCrimeWar and unrestInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthRace and ethnicityMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichPalestinian territoriesIsraelAfricaSwitzerlandMiddle EastGaza StripGermanyWest AfricaUnited StatesGuineaSierra LeoneQatarRussiaEuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanOceaniaWestern EuropeNorth AmericaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d56d0372cb4c99bf14add8c9bc80e1Fri, 29 May 2015 17:34:44 GMTA look at FIFA President Sepp Blatterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bcd0872ff564ba683ca356f90b88cbfZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter, the president of soccer's governing body who was re-elected Friday for a fifth term:iGeneral newsSportsInternational soccerProfessional soccerWomen's sportsSoccerSports governancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bcd0872ff564ba683ca356f90b88cbfFri, 29 May 2015 17:24:49 GMTJudge delays case after 'Suge' Knight hires Jackson lawyerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aada16bb87d44ee58c889c7f6e6dbbf5LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Friday delayed the murder trial of Marion "Suge" Knight after the former rap music mogul hired the attorney who successfully defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges.By ANTHONY McCARTNEYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeCelebrityLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aada16bb87d44ee58c889c7f6e6dbbf5Fri, 29 May 2015 17:04:10 GMTOrder for Kelly Rutherford to bring children to US haltedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37d7a62690004730a80f63f0b77b5f40LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has halted an order that granted actress Kelly Rutherford temporary custody of her two young children to return them from Monaco to Los Angeles.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesFamily issuesLos AngelesMonacoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37d7a62690004730a80f63f0b77b5f40Fri, 29 May 2015 17:50:54 GMT9 states back Utah ruling tossing federal prairie dog ruleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/903e48d4e4dc4482adfbf047ad985d83SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nine states are stepping into a lawsuit over the Utah prairie dog in favor of a ruling that animal activists say threatens to undermine the Endangered Species Act.aGeneral newsAnimalsRodentsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderMammalsEnvironmental laws and regulationsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsEnvironmental conservation and preservationDogsUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/903e48d4e4dc4482adfbf047ad985d83Fri, 29 May 2015 17:56:43 GMTFor O'Malley, a lot riding on Iowa in 2016 campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24bdca5d090f4a71a1aa01d7278d37c5DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Martin O'Malley is returning to the state that introduced him to presidential politics three decades ago, when he played guitar and knocked on doors for Gary Hart.By KEN THOMAS and CATHERINE LUCEYaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsIowaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24bdca5d090f4a71a1aa01d7278d37c5Fri, 29 May 2015 16:57:26 GMTOnce targeted by racists, housing worker now loses daughterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f9cbbf1b6284290bf08f97ea367cc9cFair-housing advocate Bonnie Jouhari and her daughter spent years on the run from white supremacists who'd launched a campaign of harassment and intimidation against them in southeastern Pennsylvania.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsWorkplace discriminationPersonnelBusinessLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesRace and ethnicityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f9cbbf1b6284290bf08f97ea367cc9cFri, 29 May 2015 18:05:30 GMTThe Latest: James Holmes says God would care about shootingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2777232cf64542c38a6f51ef10774a14CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — 10:55 a.m. (MDT)By The Associated PressaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2777232cf64542c38a6f51ef10774a14Fri, 29 May 2015 17:20:50 GMTLatest on flooding: Flooding forces Arkansas road closureshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fb3eb33c83f4c5da39b4d72b26968b612:25 p.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeatherFloodsStormsTrafficDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersEvacuationsTransportationMissing personsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsTexasArkansasOklahomaUnited StatesDallasHoustonAustinColorado RiverNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fb3eb33c83f4c5da39b4d72b26968b6Fri, 29 May 2015 17:23:29 GMTFor failed Atlantic City loan program, big promises fizzledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff35a7b6206c40d39cdd664590b9841dCAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — When Jim Thigpen first met with an investor in early 2012 to discuss selling control of the Tennessee financial firm he had run for more than 20 years, he said W. Wesley Drummon boasted of a business plan that involved $2 billion from the Bank of China. Nothing was said about running a loan program for Atlantic City.By JOSH CORNFIELDaBusinessGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsContracts and ordersLegal proceedingsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsCorporate newsLaw and orderAtlantic CityNew JerseyTennesseeCamdenChinaUnited StatesNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff35a7b6206c40d39cdd664590b9841dFri, 29 May 2015 17:58:56 GMTLatest on flooding: New flooding death reported near Dallashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74fbbf2e9b7d47ea9c5090b83e0cbaad12 p.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeatherFloodsStormsDisaster planning and responseTrafficAccidents and disastersEvacuationsMissing personsSearch and rescue effortsTransportationAccidentsTexasArkansasDallasOklahomaHoustonAustinColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74fbbf2e9b7d47ea9c5090b83e0cbaadFri, 29 May 2015 17:01:28 GMTMcIlroy misses cut at Irish Open after even-par 2nd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9332d8354a194701adce0acbc0ff03dfNEWCASTLE, Northern Ireland (AP) — Top-ranked Rory McIlroy has missed the cut for the second week in a row, stumbling out of the Irish Open on Friday after failing to make up for a disastrous first round.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9332d8354a194701adce0acbc0ff03dfFri, 29 May 2015 17:37:35 GMTUS rescinds ban on military sales to Fijihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23b4faf521524e7c9ab685417ad67b69WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has rescinded a ban on sales of military equipment to the South Pacific island nation of Fiji.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsFijiUnited StatesOceaniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23b4faf521524e7c9ab685417ad67b69Fri, 29 May 2015 17:20:44 GMTMan convicted in 1992 ax murder charged in fatal arsonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be23f7799ce34e70ac33074571d6d351SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A man who spent 15 years in prison for killing his roommate with an ax caused a fatal fire at a Syracuse boarding house earlier this month by placing a propane tank in an oven, authorities said.aGeneral newsArsonViolent crimeFiresCrimeAccidents and disastersSyracuseNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be23f7799ce34e70ac33074571d6d351Fri, 29 May 2015 16:56:06 GMTWhite House vow to veto fishing law changes sparks fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53130f77eee245cbbe615c2bd1b9b99fPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A White House pledge to veto proposed changes to federal fishing laws has divided fishermen over whether the rule changes should be saved or scrapped.By PATRICK WHITTLEaBusinessGeneral newsLegislationFishLegislatureGovernment and politicsAnimalsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWildlifeDistrict of ColumbiaMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53130f77eee245cbbe615c2bd1b9b99fFri, 29 May 2015 16:47:22 GMTTop-ranking Mormon leader heads to hospice as cancer worsenshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd5772cc0b7d4a2587e66ea957d613bcSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A top-ranking Mormon leader, 92-year-old L. Tom Perry, is headed to hospice as his cancer spreads aggressively.By BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsLifestyleGays and lesbiansChristianityCancerState legislatureReligionSocial affairsDiseases and conditionsHealthLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd5772cc0b7d4a2587e66ea957d613bcFri, 29 May 2015 16:56:24 GMTAnother round of rain brings more serious flooding in Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f13695a859014b958a286250e0d14270HOUSTON (AP) — Floodwaters submerged highways and threatened homes Friday in Texas as another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms that have killed at least 21 people and left 14 missing.By JUAN A. LOZANO and SETH ROBBINSaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleWeatherFloodsDisaster planning and responseSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersEvacuationsStormsTexasHoustonDallasFort WorthColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f13695a859014b958a286250e0d14270Fri, 29 May 2015 17:51:18 GMTFIFA presidential election goes to 2nd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd7fe85630c8483983970208b7da4765ZURICH (AP) — The future of soccer's embattled governing body was at stake Friday as Sepp Blatter sought a fifth term as FIFA president amid the biggest corruption crisis in the organization's 111-year history.ByROB HARRISiGeneral newsSportsUnited States Presidential ElectionFIFA World CupMen's soccer2022 FIFA World CupInternational soccerProfessional soccerSports governanceCorruption in sportsElectionsMen's sportsSoccerNational electionsGovernment and politicsEventsZurichQatarSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd7fe85630c8483983970208b7da4765Fri, 29 May 2015 17:08:42 GMTGravely ill Russian opposition figure won't be sent abroadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33fb838eaa284554b3717a9eabab7810MOSCOW (AP) — The prominent Russian opposition figure who is being treated at a Moscow hospital after the sudden onset of a mysterious illness won't be taken abroad for care.iGeneral newsPoisoningDiseases and conditionsHealthRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33fb838eaa284554b3717a9eabab7810Fri, 29 May 2015 17:43:03 GMTLatest on Dennis Hastert: Statue to honor ex-speaker on holdhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce8dadf040e547c48b5544bbc5b0faff12:20 p.m. (CDT)The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIndictmentsState legislatureLegal proceedingsCrimeLegislatureLaw and orderState governmentsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsLegislationIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce8dadf040e547c48b5544bbc5b0faffFri, 29 May 2015 17:27:05 GMTSharper pleads guilty in federal sexual assault casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/498a2a2d54a8418c96de6135605c9df5NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Saints player Darren Sharper pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in connection with allegations he drugged and assaulted women in four states, the latest development in the former Pro-Bowler's fall from grace.By REBECCA SANTANAaGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeCelebrityLegal proceedingsCrimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderProfessional footballFootballLouisianaNew OrleansUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/498a2a2d54a8418c96de6135605c9df5Fri, 29 May 2015 17:08:49 GMTTulsa County sheriff's major 'no longer an employee'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9dd6180226043cfb455cd8120395aceTULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office spokesman who was placed on leave following the fatal shooting of a restrained man by a volunteer deputy is "no longer an employee" of the office.aGeneral newsCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsOklahomaTulsaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9dd6180226043cfb455cd8120395aceFri, 29 May 2015 17:38:00 GMTCuba removed from US terror listhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a37fc71557f94ff895a5c7ea147e1102HAVANA (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday formally removed Cuba from a U.S. terrorism blacklist, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes.By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ and MATTHEW LEEiGeneral newsInternational relationsDiplomacyRestoring U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relationsEmbassiesTerrorismGovernment and politicsEventsWar and unrestCubaHavanaCaribbeanUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a37fc71557f94ff895a5c7ea147e1102Fri, 29 May 2015 17:35:32 GMTSepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president after Prince Ali concedeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e90928c575140b38cacd019591aee1aZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president after Prince Ali concedes.iGeneral newsSportsProfessional soccerMen's soccerInternational soccerSports governanceNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsSoccerMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e90928c575140b38cacd019591aee1aFri, 29 May 2015 17:16:18 GMTWoman accused of killing fiance on Hudson pleads not guiltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eab2138df584ae9919b1c284ae716f2GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of killing her fiance on the Hudson River by sabotaging his kayak is a victim of an accident that occurred on the chilly water after they had a couple of drinks, her lawyer said Friday.By JIM FITZGERALDaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeMissing personsLaw and orderAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eab2138df584ae9919b1c284ae716f2Fri, 29 May 2015 17:13:54 GMTBill Clinton: Foundation remains a 'non-partisan' charityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75b64dd48d947f589bca9d3e0f19e0aWASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Clinton is defending the work of his global foundation. He says in a letter to supporters that it remains a "non-partisan" philanthropy and he's determined to continue its mission.By KEN THOMASwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPhilanthropic foundationsPhilanthropySocial affairsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75b64dd48d947f589bca9d3e0f19e0aFri, 29 May 2015 17:03:00 GMTHead of UAW rival: No close ties to anti-labor group at VWhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/937da83cb2ca434296be0068bfba4f66CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The head of a rival group to the United Auto Workers at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee says his group doesn't share close links to another outfit that worked against a union election at the factory last year.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesChattanoogaTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/937da83cb2ca434296be0068bfba4f66Fri, 29 May 2015 17:06:39 GMT