FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 May 2016 13:13:40 -07:00Parents sue over lead in water at New Jersey city's schools, 03 May 2016 20:07:02 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Parents have filed a federal lawsuit against New Jersey's largest school district over lead found in drinking water. militants threaten 3 hostages after beheading 1, 03 May 2016 19:41:00 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Muslim militants have threatened to kill three more hostages in their jungle base in the southern Philippines more than a week after beheading a Canadian man when their multi-million dollar ransom demands were not met. from the 77th running of the Indianapolis 500, 03 May 2016 19:10:56 GMTRACE: 77th Indianapolis 500 lights Olympic flame as protesters hit the streets, 03 May 2016 18:55:19 GMTBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's embattled President Dilma Rousseff ignited the Olympic flame on Tuesday, as a nationwide torch relay got underway with protests highlighting the country's deep political and economic crisis. timeline of the 123-year history of the Tampa Tribune, 03 May 2016 19:37:13 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Tribune has a long and storied 123-year history in Florida. It started in 1893, won a Pulitzer in 1966 and in 1999 became one of the first newspapers in the nation to "converge" with a TV station when it shared a newsroom with WFLA. Here is a timeline: who drank Flint water recuses himself from case, 03 May 2016 19:29:23 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge has disqualified himself from handling a lawsuit over Flint's lead-tainted water because he worked in the city for four months and drank the water. Mama: Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, dies, 03 May 2016 19:28:25 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Afeni Shakur, the former Black Panther who inspired the work of her son, rap icon Tupac Shakur, and fostered his legacy for decades after he was slain, has died of an apparent heart attack, authorities said Tuesday. She was 69. Health and Quintiles merging in $9 billion stock deal, 03 May 2016 19:23:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Health care data company IMS Health and Quintiles, which helps drug companies with clinical trial research, say they are merging in an all-stock deal worth nearly $9 billion. combat death in Iraq reflects intensifying war, 03 May 2016 19:01:51 GMTSTUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death Tuesday of a U.S Navy SEAL who was advising Kurdish forces in Iraq coincides with a gradually deepening American role in fighting a resilient Islamic State, even as the Iraqis struggle to muster the military and political strength to defeat the militants.'s largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, says it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune, 03 May 2016 19:12:57 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida's largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, says it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune. pulled from river was woman who abandoned baby in NY, 03 May 2016 20:08:25 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman who was charged with abandoning her baby in a Manhattan subway station in 2014 has been found dead in the Mississippi River in St. Louis. Candles possible cause of NYC church fire, 03 May 2016 19:14:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Fire department officials say the cause of a blaze that destroyed a historic New York City church is under investigation but it could have been candles. lab to sanctuary: 220 research chimps being relocated, 03 May 2016 19:02:05 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana university says all 220 chimpanzees at its research lab in New Iberia will be moving to a new sanctuary in north Georgia, in what appears to be a first for a non-federal lab. musical 'Hamilton' does what it always does _ stuns, 03 May 2016 20:06:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards are being nicknamed this year the "Hamil-Tonys" in recognition that "Hamilton" is the show to beat. That was proven again Tuesday. for 6 slain family members held in southern Ohio, 03 May 2016 19:51:48 GMTWEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Black hearses carried six of the eight family members slain in southern Ohio to a hillside cemetery, where mourners crowded around blue tents shielding the caskets Tuesday. sacks nation's last tackle powder-puff football game, 03 May 2016 19:41:02 GMTJUPITER, Fla. (AP) — What boosters describe as the nation's last tackle powder-puff football game is no more, at least for now. yer Dodger Dogs! Snack being sold outside ballpark, 03 May 2016 18:45:10 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Get yer Dodger Dogs right here! The iconic hot dogs are being sold for the first time outside Dodger Stadium. Stubblefield denies sexually assaulting woman, 03 May 2016 19:14:43 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A former San Francisco 49er defensive lineman charged with raping a "developmentally delayed" woman denied the charges Tuesday, saying the episode was a consensual encounter with a mentally competent woman who asked for money and a job afterward. earnings keep falling, but there are signs of life, 03 May 2016 19:56:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Are we there yet? It's another weak quarter on Wall Street, but there are some signs corporate America will come out of its recent funk. Dept. to provide watchdog faster access to records, 03 May 2016 19:42:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said it intends to provide its inspector general with quicker access to documents that the watchdog office says it's been delayed in receiving. say they missed call on Waiters, plan to train for it, 03 May 2016 18:50:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — NBA referees say their missed foul on Oklahoma City's Dion Waiters as he inbounded the ball was a play they had never seen before. says his 'tone didn't fit room' in DC performance, 03 May 2016 19:00:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Comic Larry Wilmore says his "tone didn't fit the room" at the White House Correspondents Association speech but believes his use of the term "n---a" to address President Obama may open an important dialogue for the country. guard says he fired as he was punched at biker brawl, 03 May 2016 19:36:38 GMTDENVER (AP) — Newly released police reports show a Colorado corrections officer who killed a man during a shootout at a Denver motorcycle show told investigators he fired the first shot because he was being punched and cornered. Latest: Animal advocate: 'High time' chimps were moved, 03 May 2016 19:40:09 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on chimps being moved from Louisiana lab to sanctuary (all times local): wounded in Wisconsin interstate shooting dies, 03 May 2016 19:31:51 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois woman has died after being shot during an apparently random drive-by shooting along a Wisconsin interstate while traveling home with her husband and children, federal officials said Tuesday. Samaritan killed trying to help wounded Texas woman, 03 May 2016 20:07:15 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A young soldier shot and wounded his wife outside a Dallas-area store and then gunned down a father of three who grabbed his own gun and tried to make a citizen's arrest, authorities say. voters get their say in high-stakes primary, 03 May 2016 19:58:54 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. claims 'mystery man' is 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer, 03 May 2016 19:41:07 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for the man accused in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings in Los Angeles told jurors Tuesday that a "mystery man" was the real killer. sacks nation's last tackle powderpuff football game, 03 May 2016 18:54:40 GMTJUPITER, Fla. (AP) — What boosters describe as the nation's last tackle powderpuff football game is no more, at least for now. takes a village to corral a llama in Colorado, 03 May 2016 19:27:06 GMTBOULDER, Colo. (AP) — It took a village and two hours to corral an uncooperative llama named Ethel who escaped from her pasture in rural Colorado and wandered near some busy roadways. arrested after toddler stabbed to death in Los Angeles, 03 May 2016 20:06:47 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man is suspected of stabbing his live-in girlfriend and her 2-year-old daughter in their home, killing the little girl and critically wounding her mother, who was five months pregnant, authorities said Tuesday. Aaron, groundbreaking scholar, dead at 103, 03 May 2016 19:15:21 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Aaron, a founding scholar and ambassador of American studies who explored and explained his country through books, essays and diplomatic missions and helped preserve the literary canon as the first president of the Library of America, has died. Latest: Ex-NY Assembly Speaker sentenced to 12 years, 03 May 2016 19:38:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's sentencing in a $5 million corruption case (all times local): sick-outs close most Detroit schools for a 2nd day, 03 May 2016 19:45:48 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Michigan lawmakers moved swiftly Tuesday to advance a $500 million plan to restructure Detroit public schools by creating a new district — a proposal designed to ease the concerns of teachers who closed the district for a second consecutive day by calling out sick. Bay Times purchases main competitor, the Tampa Tribune, 03 May 2016 19:46:44 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida's largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, said Tuesday it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune, ending a decades-long newspaper rivalry.'s death: The view from front lines of drug epidemic, 03 May 2016 20:06:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — On the front lines of America's fight against a drug-abuse epidemic, there have been emotional, sometimes contradictory reactions to news that investigators are looking into whether Prince died of an overdose. repeats unsubstantiated claim Cruz dad has Oswald ties, 03 May 2016 19:38:48 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. faces backlash on stance on transgender bathrooms, 03 May 2016 20:00:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Target is facing increasing criticism for its transgender bathroom policy. NY top political powerbroker gets 12 years in prison, 03 May 2016 19:45:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was sentenced to 12 years in prison Tuesday, capping one of the steepest falls from grace in the state's lineup of crooked politicians for a consummate backroom dealer who wielded power for over two decades. 2016: A touch of gray gives 142nd Derby striking look, 03 May 2016 19:43:25 GMTThe 142nd Kentucky Derby is showing its age, in a gray kind of way. York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, once one of state's premier powerbrokers, gets 12 years in prison, 03 May 2016 19:36:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, once one of state's premier powerbrokers, gets 12 years in prison. Latest: Hopes for healing after funeral for 6 relatives, 03 May 2016 19:12:22 GMTWEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for six of the eight people shot in massacre in rural Ohio (all times local): chief names choices for top UN environments posts, 03 May 2016 19:07:48 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Norway's former environment and development minister Erik Solheim to head the U.N. environment agency and announced his choice of Mexican ambassador Patricia Espinosa Cantellano for the U.N.'s top post to tackle climate change. fined $20M for variable annuities switches, 03 May 2016 18:58:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — MetLife has been fined $20 million by Wall Street's policing body for misleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into more expensive ones. Carolina military police on tap for Guantanamo force, 03 May 2016 19:07:08 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Military police from the South Carolina Army National Guard have been ordered to prepare for a possible deployment to Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba as early as this fall, a Guard official said Tuesday. warns Assad to start transition by Aug. 1 _ or else, 03 May 2016 20:08:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry warned Syria's government and its backers in Moscow and Tehran on Tuesday that they face an August deadline for starting a political transition to move President Bashar Assad out, or they risk the consequences of a new U.S. approach toward ending the 5-year-old civil war. Prosecutors dropping marijuana dispensary case, 03 May 2016 20:07:22 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have agreed to drop a nearly four-year effort to seize the property of a California medical marijuana dispensary billed as the nation's largest, the dispensary's attorney said Tuesday. place SS JJ Hardy on DL with foot fracture, 03 May 2016 19:55:55 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Shortstop J.J. Hardy has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Baltimore Orioles because of a hairline fracture in his left foot. Red Cross employees abducted in eastern Congo, 03 May 2016 19:21:10 GMTKINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Three employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross have been abducted in eastern Congo.'Blues Brothers' cartoon show tuning up for a television gig, 03 May 2016 19:08:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — "The Blues Brothers" could be coming to TV as a prime-time animated comedy series.