FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 04 May 2015 19:54:35 -0700Yunel Escobar gets 5 hits, Nationals rally past Marlins 6-4 (AP) — Yunel Escobar had a career-high five hits, the last a tiebreaking, two-run single in the eighth inning, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 Monday night.By DAVID GINSBURGsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sports, 05 May 2015 02:17:26 GMTThe Latest on prophet cartoon case: SWAT helped kill gunmen p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeSuburbsCrimeLegal proceedingsTerrorismState governmentsIntelligence agenciesLaw and orderSocial affairsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsTexasPhoenixDallasArizonaSomaliaUnited StatesNorth AmericaEast AfricaAfrica, 05 May 2015 01:34:26 GMTSurveyMonkey CEO died of head trauma in exercise accident CITY (AP) — SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg died of severe head trauma in an exercise accident in the Mexican resort town of Punta Mita, a Mexican state official said Monday.By E. EDUARDO CASTILLOiBusinessGeneral newsTraumaAccidentsState governmentsInjuriesHealthAccidents and disastersGovernment and politicsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 05 May 2015 00:57:10 GMTBrewers win in Counsell's debut, 4-3 over Dodgers (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to win in Craig Counsell's managerial debut, a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.By JIM HOEHNsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 02:41:07 GMTColorado lawmakers agree to limit odd proxy marriages (AP) — Colorado lawmakers have agreed to limit the state's unique rules for proxy marriages in which couples are wed with only one of the people present.aGeneral newsState legislatureCouplesMarriageState governmentsGovernment and politicsLegislatureRelationshipsLifestyleFamily issuesSocial affairsLegislationColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 00:38:41 GMTUC Berkeley's Mark Twain project finds cache of new writing FRANCISCO (AP) — Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have pieced together a collection of dispatches written by Mark Twain when the author was a young newsman in San Francisco.By JANIE HARaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLifestyleSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 02:19:53 GMTHarang allows 1 run, Phillies beat Braves 5-2 (AP) — Jeff Francoeur had four hits and drove in two runs, Aaron Harang allowed one run over six innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Monday night.By CHARLES ODUMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 02:27:25 GMTPanned Broadway musical 'Doctor Zhivago' to close on May 10 YORK (AP) — The critically panned Broadway musical "Doctor Zhivago" is closing.By MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentPerforming artsEntertainment, 05 May 2015 01:17:13 GMTFamily of boy shot by police: Don't delay suit against cops (AP) — Relatives of a 12-year-old boy who was killed by police asked Monday for their lawsuit against two officers to not be delayed and questioned why the criminal investigation remains pending more than five months after the shooting.By KANTELE FRANKO and MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsPoliceLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 02:01:37 GMTAP source: Goldberg died after collapsing in gym Goldberg, the SurveyMonkey CEO who also was Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's husband, was exercising at a gym in a Mexican resort when he collapsed before he died Friday, a person close to the family said.By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and BARBARA ORTUTAYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyObituariesExerciseAccidents and disastersState governmentsAccommodationsTravelLifestyleDiet and exerciseProducts and servicesCorporate newsGovernment and politicsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 05 May 2015 02:12:18 GMTCrater collapse causes lava explosion on Hawaii's Kilauea (AP) — Molten lava, rocks and gas went flying through the air on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano after an explosion was caused by the partial collapse of a crater wall.By CALEB JONESaGeneral newsScienceVolcanoesExplosionsLakesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureAccidentsHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 00:49:03 GMTMetro trains crash in Mexico City, injuring 6 CITY (AP) — Two metro trains carrying passengers crashed in Mexico City on Monday, leaving at least six people injured, authorities said.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 05 May 2015 00:29:12 GMTRemote home of leprosy patients could open door wider (AP) — A remote peninsula that has been the home of leprosy patients since the 19th century could be opened more fully to the public as the last remaining residents near the end of their lives.By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 00:25:48 GMTOregon bill passes expanding background checks for gun sales, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon bill expanding background checks to encompass nearly all gun sales in the state made it through the Legislature on Monday, overcoming obstacles that stymied two previous attempts to pass similar laws.By SHEILA V KUMARaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsGun politicsLegislationCrimeLegislatureViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 01:05:32 GMTAPNewsBreak: Marine general chosen Joint Chiefs chairman (AP) — President Barack Obama will nominate Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, choosing a widely respected, combat-hardened commander who led the Afghanistan war coalition during a key transitional period during 2013-14, U.S. officials said Monday.By LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsMilitary leadershipArmed forcesLegislatureMilitary and defenseUnited StatesAfghanistanDistrict of ColumbiaMiddle EastIraqNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsia, 05 May 2015 00:50:39 GMTSeattle mayor: Port needs new permit for Arctic oil fleet (AP) — Mayor Ed Murray threw a wrench into plans for a 400-foot oil-drilling rig to arrive in Seattle when he announced Monday that the Port of Seattle can't host Shell's offshore Arctic fleet until it gets a new land-use permit.By PHUONG LEaBusinessGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsCoastlines and beachesEnergy and the environmentUrban planningLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironment and natureEnvironmentSeattleArcticPort AngelesWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 01:04:54 GMTReview: 'The Fall' is tantalizing legal thriller"The Fall" (Atria), by John LescroartBy JEFF AYERSeArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureEntertainment, 05 May 2015 00:29:02 GMTRays' Odorizzi shuts down Red Sox; Hanley Ramirez hurt (AP) — Jake Odorizzi pitched seven strong innings, Joey Butler hit his first career homer and Tampa Bay's offense perked up a bit in the Rays' 5-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.By KEN POWTAKsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 02:38:16 GMTRose, Gasol pace Bulls to 99-92 win over Cavs in Game 1 (AP) — Derrick Rose scored 25 points and Pau Gasol added 21, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 99-92 victory over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night.By TOM WITHERSsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 01:50:52 GMTFerguson to pay attorney $1,335 an hour to pursue reforms, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson is paying an attorney $1,335 an hour to help the St. Louis suburb negotiate and possibly litigate reforms pressed by the Justice Department since Michael Brown's shooting death by a police officer there last summer, according to a newspaper report.aGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriMunicipal governmentsCrimePolitical resignationsPoliceEventsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryLaw enforcement agenciesMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 01:46:29 GMTColorado theater shooter asked police if children were hurt, Colo. (AP) — Sounding dazed in the hours after his arrest, Colorado theater shooter James Holmes asked detectives, "There weren't any children hurt, were there?"By SADIE GURMANaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 01:09:51 GMTTexas Legislature acts to stop cities from limiting drilling, Texas (AP) — Texas moved Monday to ban its own cities from imposing prohibitions on hydraulic fracturing and other potentially environmentally harmful oil and natural gas drilling activities within their boundaries — a major victory for industry groups and top conservatives who have decried rampant local "overregulation."By WILL WEISSERTaBusinessGovernment and politicsState legislatureMunicipal governmentsEnergy and the environmentState governmentsLegislationLegislatureEnergy industryIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLocal governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsTexasDentonUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 00:52:14 GMTRiviera casino closes doors after 60 years on Vegas Strip VEGAS (AP) — If the ghosts of Frank Sinatra and Liberace were still hanging around the Riviera Hotel and Casino on Monday morning, they wouldn't have found a seat at the bar.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTravelLifestyleMoviesGamblingRecreation and leisureEntertainmentLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 00:31:04 GMTPhilly lawyer joins effort to restore Ali's childhood home, Ky. (AP) — A real estate investor wanting to restore Muhammad Ali's boyhood home in Kentucky has a new business partner in his corner.By BRUCE SCHREINERaGeneral newsSportsHome remodelingBoxingMen's boxingHome buyingResidential real estateLifestyleHome designHome and gardenMen's sportsLouisvilleKentuckyPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 05 May 2015 00:38:30 GMTStanford duo gets off to winning start FRANCISCO (AP) — Stanford teammates Maverick McNealy and Viraat Badhwar kept up their momentum from qualifying with a 6-and-4 victory to easily advance out of the first round of the inaugural U.S Amateur Four-Ball Championship.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 01:25:27 GMTTIPOFF: Wizards look to keep up their winning ways on road Washington Wizards are right at home on the road.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballAthlete healthEventsProfessional basketballBasketballDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 00:29:51 GMTLEADING OFF: Billingsley back on mound after 2-year layoff look at what's happening all around the major leagues Tuesday:By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sports, 05 May 2015 02:33:37 GMTUtah man killed in carjacking attempt had prior convictions LAKE CITY (AP) — An unarmed man fatally shot during an attempted carjacking outside a Utah grocery store over the weekend had prior convictions for robbery and assault and was already being sought by police when a bystander shot him, police said Monday.By MICHELLE L. PRICE and LINDSAY WHITEHURSTaGeneral newsViolent crimeTheftCrimeUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 00:53:01 GMTSustainable food wins big for Dan Barber at Beard awards (AP) — An almost obsessive dedication to regional and seasonal foods has netted Dan Barber a first-ever culinary hat trick in the nation's top restaurant awards.By J.M. HIRSCHaArts and entertainmentFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleRestaurantsChefsFood trendsCelebrityEco-friendly practicesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEntertainmentNew York CityChicagoIllinoisNew YorkBaltimoreUnited StatesNorth AmericaMaryland, 05 May 2015 02:46:08 GMTHewitt to skip French Open to focus on Wimbledon, Davis Cup (AP) — Two-time Grand Slam champion and former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt will not play this month's French Open in what is likely to be his last year on tour.sSportsDavis CupMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisEventsAustraliaOceania, 05 May 2015 02:45:28 GMTAdelson denies Vegas executives had hand in Macau CEO firing VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson spent an entire day Monday denying that Las Vegas Sands officials had a hand in firing Steven Jacobs as Sands China Ltd. president in July 2010. He also denied any knowledge of an "exorcism strategy."By KEN RITTERaBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsLas VegasChinaNevadaMacauUnited StatesNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 05 May 2015 02:33:36 GMTHuge waves in California lure bodysurfers, crowds to beaches BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of spectators lined the beach and gasped, cheered and clapped on Monday as bodysurfers braved 15-foot waves at The Wedge, a Newport Beach break known for its powerful waves.By GILLIAN FLACCUSaGeneral newsScienceTravelWeather forecastsLifestyleWeatherCoastlines and beachesEnvironment and natureCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 00:25:28 GMTCourt lists address of wrong woman in Gray case (AP) — A woman whose address was listed in public court records as that of a police officer charged in the Freddie Gray case has been harassed by phone calls from bail bondsmen and visits from journalists to her home, her lawyer said Monday.By KASEY JONESaGeneral newsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 02:02:19 GMTAdelson facing more time on stand in Macau CEO firing case VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is facing another morning of testimony Tuesday as a Nevada judge considers whether she has jurisdiction to hear wrongful termination claims by the former head of Sands' Macau resort.By KEN RITTERaBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsLas VegasMacauChinaNevadaUnited StatesNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 05 May 2015 01:36:44 GMTInternment art to be displayed at California museum FRANCISCO (AP) — A California museum has acquired an art collection created by Japanese Americans held in internment camps after an East Coast auction house canceled the sale of photographs and other artifacts amid protests.By KRISTIN J. BENDERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMuseumsArt museumsVisual artsWorld War IIRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelEventsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 00:55:22 GMTMartin gets tiebreaking hit, Blue Jays beat Yankees 3-1 (AP) — Pinch-hitter Russell Martin singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 3-1 on Monday night, snapping New York's road winning streak at six games.By IAN HARRISONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 01:42:02 GMTNationals rally past Marlins 6-4 (AP) — Yunel Escobar had a career-high five hits, the last a tiebreaking, two-run single in the eighth inning, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 Monday night.By DAVID GINSBURGsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 05 May 2015 02:09:31 GMTReunited mother, daughter seeking court records LOUIS (AP) — A woman who recently reunited with her 49-year-old daughter filed a petition Monday seeking court files and adoption records that might shed light on what exactly happened in 1965 at Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis, where the mother says she was told her newborn baby was dead.By JIM SALTERaGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFamily issuesSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 00:37:48 GMTTrailer fire kills 3 women from family; 4 relatives escape, Pa. (AP) — A fire in a mobile home killed three women from the same family on Monday, but four other relatives escaped, authorities said.aGeneral newsFire weatherFiresWeatherAccidents and disastersPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 00:35:10 GMTMetro trains crash in Mexico City, injuring 12 CITY (AP) — Two metro trains carrying passengers crashed in Mexico City on Monday, leaving at least 12 people injured, authorities said.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 05 May 2015 02:12:50 GMT10 Things to Know for Tuesday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 01:05:16 GMTPacquiao could face disciplinary action for shoulder VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from Nevada boxing officials for failing to disclose a shoulder injury before his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.By TIM DAHLBERGsSportsDopingAthlete injuriesDoping regulationsMen's boxingBoxingMen's sportsAthlete healthNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 02:26:13 GMTFamily: Teens still critical 6 weeks after resort poisoning Delaware teenagers sickened by a banned pesticide that was sprayed at the Caribbean resort where they were staying are still in critical condition more than six weeks later, their family said Monday.By MICHAEL RUBINKAMaBusinessGeneral newsHealthLeisure travelTravelLifestyleCaribbeanWilmingtonPhiladelphiaDelawareLatin America and CaribbeanUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 05 May 2015 02:57:53 GMTAccused Texas gunman well-known to FBI before attack (AP) — Since 2006, the FBI had been investigating Elton Simpson — one of the men suspected in the Texas shootings outside a contest featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.By EILEEN SULLIVAN, ERIC TUCKER and RYAN VAN VELZERwGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimeIntelligence agenciesLaw and orderGovernment and politicsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 01:46:37 GMTStrong quake rocks Papua New Guinea, local tsunami possible (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea on Tuesday, and officials warned that a local tsunami was possible.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersPapua New GuineaAustraliaOceania, 05 May 2015 02:53:31 GMTCoca production in Colombia jumped 39 pct in 2014, Venezuela (AP) — Cultivation of the leaf used to make cocaine skyrocketed last year in Colombia, according to a new White House report that's likely to pressure authorities here to preserve a threatened U.S. aerial eradication program at the heart of the drug war.By JOSHUA GOODMANiGeneral newsColombiaVenezuelaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 05 May 2015 01:30:53 GMTBaltimore police: Man arrested near scene of recent riots (AP) — Days after riots crippled Baltimore, tensions again escalated Monday after police said they arrested a man who appeared to be armed. The arrest drew a crowd of protesters who chanted, "Black community, control the police!"By BEN NUCKOLS and DAVID DISHNEAUaGeneral newsRiotsArrestsRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansViolent crimeCrimePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 01:11:21 GMTConservative Nebraska looks at abolishing death penalty, Neb. (AP) — There's not a lot of sympathy for the 11 men on death row in Nebraska, but spurred by frustration about the growing difficulty and cost of carrying out executions, lawmakers are considering eliminating the death penalty.By GRANT SCHULTEaGovernment and politicsDeath penalty controversyCrimeState governmentsLegislatureSocial issuesSocial affairsViolent crimeGeneral newsLegislationNebraskaSeattleUnited StatesNorth AmericaWashington, 05 May 2015 02:27:42 GMT2015 James Beard restaurant and chef award winners (AP) — The winners of the 2015 James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards announced Monday are:By The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleChefsRestaurantsPhilanthropic foundationsCelebrityPhilanthropySocial affairsBooks and literatureEntertainmentCookingNew York CityChicagoIllinoisTennesseeSan FranciscoCaliforniaBaltimoreNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaMaryland, 05 May 2015 02:46:28 GMTHoltby's shutout, Beagle's goal lift Caps over Rangers 1-0 (AP) — Braden Holtby made 30 saves Monday night for his second career playoff shutout and Jay Beagle scored his first goal of this postseason, giving the Washington Capitals a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDistrict of ColumbiaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 05 May 2015 02:19:44 GMT