FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 31 May 2016 03:02:15 -07:00Freed pilot Savchenko sworn in as Ukrainian lawmakerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a37ac0e37d641b683e981564398415eTue, 31 May 2016 08:17:15 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who spent two years in Russian custody before she was released last week, was sworn in as a lawmaker in the national parliament on Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a37ac0e37d641b683e981564398415e17 killed in fire at Indian army ammunitions depothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5eebc5823f094571ba199395c1192460Tue, 31 May 2016 09:43:11 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — A fire broke out at a major ammunitions depot in western India on Tuesday, killing at least 17 army personnel, the Defense Ministry said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5eebc5823f094571ba199395c1192460A look at intelligence briefings for presidential candidateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d170daa209d34c82b86e780269c8ec8bTue, 31 May 2016 08:20:56 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Harry S. Truman, who became president on April 12, 1945, upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, didn't learn about the Manhattan Project to develop an atomic bomb until his 12th day in office. Vowing never to leave another president uninformed, Truman began the practice of giving presidential nominees intelligence briefings to prepare them for the demands of the job. A look at how some of them went:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d170daa209d34c82b86e780269c8ec8bTexas river expected to crest at record level Tuesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff0bdf54e620418382df99ef2111dde1Tue, 31 May 2016 07:34:51 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties braced for more flooding along a river that is expected to crest at a record level just two years after it had run dry in places because of drought.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff0bdf54e620418382df99ef2111dde1Wanted Taiwanese fugitive dies in car accident in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/563c75d0882b47f59e44314381e95ef0Tue, 31 May 2016 09:21:50 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A former tycoon wanted on allegations of embezzlement and fraud in Taiwan has died in a car accident in California, the island's foreign ministry confirmed on Tuesday. He had been hiding for years in the United States.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/563c75d0882b47f59e44314381e95ef0Net profit down 19 pct at scandal-hit VW in 1st quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e196d6db179462c9a9bd1baba78b96eTue, 31 May 2016 07:31:37 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen saw net profit fall 19 percent in the first quarter as it struggled to deal with a scandal over cars equipped to cheat on diesel emissions tests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e196d6db179462c9a9bd1baba78b96eEU drug agency: Ecstasy is making a comeback among the younghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf55c16484734d17bad77ee9f042d15dTue, 31 May 2016 09:23:24 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Ecstasy is becoming popular again in the European Union, with online sales and targeted marketing helping to drive the revival among a new generation of users, the EU drug agency said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf55c16484734d17bad77ee9f042d15dAmerican charged with 4 murders on trial in Czech Republichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/992b2043f822477ba6c28d5260378ca4Tue, 31 May 2016 09:17:16 GMTPRAGUE (AP) — An American man charged with murder over the killing of four of his relatives has gone on trial in the Czech Republic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/992b2043f822477ba6c28d5260378ca4Roadside bombs kills 6 soldiers in Egypt's Sinai Peninsulahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be3b8a6883994a0083d84a04a8e1b02bTue, 31 May 2016 09:51:35 GMTEL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security and hospital officials say a roadside bomb has struck a military armored vehicle in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, killing six soldiers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be3b8a6883994a0083d84a04a8e1b02bTrump fosters rivalries as in 'Celebrity Apprentice'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e13a65dee7ef43e1b416b9be18298138Tue, 31 May 2016 08:14:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When Donald Trump acquired a pair of Atlantic City casinos in the mid-1980s, he pitted his managers against each other in a ferocious competition over everything from booking entertainers to attracting high-rolling gamblers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e13a65dee7ef43e1b416b9be18298138Rain, rain, go away: French Open play delayed again Tuesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0433e324a4b8409a9dfb1edd5af54cc2Tue, 31 May 2016 09:27:01 GMTPARIS (AP) — So much for getting the French Open back on schedule: It's raining again at Roland Garros.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0433e324a4b8409a9dfb1edd5af54cc2Kuwait sentences 3 royal family members for insulting judgeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05ad82fe2234432396fe6b5144ac4f9fTue, 31 May 2016 09:52:34 GMTKUWAIT CITY (AP) — A Kuwait criminal court has sentenced three members of the royal family to five-year prison terms each for insulting judges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05ad82fe2234432396fe6b5144ac4f9fAP-NORC poll: Americans support changing primary processhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a395862d2e524271b4b6ed6a286985c9Tue, 31 May 2016 08:24:48 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bernie Sanders is seeing broad support for his pitch to change the presidential nominating process.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a395862d2e524271b4b6ed6a286985c9Public-sector workers strike in Belgium, transport disruptedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/270914f77af243f898fadb7ce4456ca7Tue, 31 May 2016 07:49:22 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Public-sector employees are striking across Belgium, disrupting train and bus services as well as schools, prisons and mail delivery.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/270914f77af243f898fadb7ce4456ca7Active-shooter drills help schools prepare for the worsthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a116426b63dd43deaacb93c5c36ee084Tue, 31 May 2016 08:16:55 GMTCARMEL, Ind. (AP) — "Lockdown, lockdown, lockdown. This is a drill."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a116426b63dd43deaacb93c5c36ee084Eurozone inflation rate remains below zero in Mayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfda02ccc9974e38b8aef72b24973387Tue, 31 May 2016 09:46:16 GMTLONDON (AP) — Consumer prices across the 19-country eurozone fell in May for the third month in the last four, official figures showed Tuesday, a development that's unlikely to alter expectations that the European Central Bank will refrain from announcing more stimulus measures this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfda02ccc9974e38b8aef72b24973387EU drug agency: ecstasy is making a comeback among the younghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76870d091386424086d3ec04f6b1614cTue, 31 May 2016 09:11:47 GMTLISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union's drug agency says ecstasy is becoming popular again, with online sales and targeted marketing helping to drive the revival among a new generation of users.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76870d091386424086d3ec04f6b1614cGlobal shares mixed; Japan tax hike delay plan buoys Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b206c650fbc94e01aa9cdeaa3daa64deTue, 31 May 2016 09:43:31 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stock markets rose Tuesday on better-than-expected Japanese economic data and a weaker yen while European shares drifted as investors came back from a long weekend in the U.S. and Britain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b206c650fbc94e01aa9cdeaa3daa64deUN health agency trumpets 'plain packaging' for tobaccohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5695305d792c421680df469ae6eab8c5Tue, 31 May 2016 09:02:27 GMTGENEVA (AP) — The UN health agency says "plain packaging" on tobacco products has shown to be an effective complement to health warnings, advertising restrictions, and curbs on misleading packaging to help save lives.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5695305d792c421680df469ae6eab8c5Dior in return to Blenheim Palace for Cruise showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e804d54ab24d433da095af1559568be3Tue, 31 May 2016 08:37:56 GMTLONDON (AP) — Dior is returning to England's historic Blenheim Palace to unveil its Cruise collection.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e804d54ab24d433da095af1559568be3From Ike to Obama, CIA has briefed presidential candidateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d159b2b76fe84854bd9bb280b9a39fb9Tue, 31 May 2016 09:21:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — After the political convention confetti is swept away, a more sobering tradition of the presidential election begins: The regular, top-secret intelligence briefings for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the likely Democratic nominee.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d159b2b76fe84854bd9bb280b9a39fb9Tennis Integrity Unit: No evidence of corruption in matchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1d1315729a74900b7c83634d348ea8fTue, 31 May 2016 09:15:50 GMTLONDON (AP) — The Tennis Integrity Unit says no evidence of corruption was found after an investigation into a mixed doubles match at this year's Australian Open that had reportedly attracted suspicious betting patterns.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1d1315729a74900b7c83634d348ea8fInside the origins of Trump's high-octane Twitter accounthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ccd98c108404a16adec26a539d3c32bTue, 31 May 2016 08:19:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Peter Costanzo is the man who helped turn Donald Trump into @RealDonaldTrump.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ccd98c108404a16adec26a539d3c32bRape allegation, race, glare of national media divide townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be7ebedea49849db9b6e11233b045b62Tue, 31 May 2016 08:17:53 GMTDIETRICH, Idaho (AP) — Teaching her children how to peacefully respond to racist comments in a tiny Idaho town was not new for the mother of 20 adopted children, many of whom are black. She often found herself echoing the virtues taught in Dietrich's only church.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be7ebedea49849db9b6e11233b045b62Tokyo museum exhibits Issey Miyake's constant innovationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ba77f7e952a464f9469462a72ad313cTue, 31 May 2016 08:05:38 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Although he's behind one of the biggest fashion brands to come out of Japan, Issey Miyake detests being called a fashion designer. Maybe a designer, even a sculptor, but not that frivolous, trend-watching, conspicuous consumption known as fashion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ba77f7e952a464f9469462a72ad313cEurozone inflation remains negative in Mayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2206deff94394a64bfeb22ccac2fc4d2Tue, 31 May 2016 09:01:00 GMTBRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that consumer prices across the 19-country eurozone fell in May for the third month in the last four.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2206deff94394a64bfeb22ccac2fc4d2Correction: Egypt storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edbcb829335c4e6195f3e5ce6a5b6085Tue, 31 May 2016 09:35:22 GMTCAIRO (AP) — In a story May 30 about the referral to trial of the head of Egypt's Journalists union and two of its board members, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the three did not post bail. A statement from the prosecution office states that they didhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edbcb829335c4e6195f3e5ce6a5b6085Testimony to resume in Alabama House speaker's ethics trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79dedae24a6e4809863cd29c654259f6Tue, 31 May 2016 09:17:41 GMTOPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Testimony is set to resume in the ethics trial of Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard after the long holiday weekend.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79dedae24a6e4809863cd29c654259f6Big CAT scan: LSU mascot Mike the Tiger in cancer treatmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/973c5b280c364407a05bda998df5ff4eTue, 31 May 2016 09:42:43 GMTBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Call it a big CAT scan.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/973c5b280c364407a05bda998df5ff4eAP-NORC poll: Americans want nomination system changedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0b2e9d828314435a35f2a580b13827fTue, 31 May 2016 09:23:50 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bernie Sanders' pitch for changing the way presidential candidates are chosen appears to have broad public support.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0b2e9d828314435a35f2a580b13827fActivists say at least 23 died in overnight Syria airstrikeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c28019e9fd745b2a3eafa2324c3cff8Tue, 31 May 2016 09:02:21 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists have raised the death toll from the late night airstrikes on the northwestern city of Idlib, saying at least 23 people were killed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c28019e9fd745b2a3eafa2324c3cff8Sisters diagnosed weeks apart fight breast cancer togetherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/104f74cbf26347c1b246a8537c3d08fbTue, 31 May 2016 07:15:18 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Utah sisters grew up in the same bedroom, went to the same college, worked for almost a decade at the same company and have visited over 50 countries side by side. Now every three weeks, they sit together in matching chairs and chat as their bodies are pumped full of chemotherapy drugs.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/104f74cbf26347c1b246a8537c3d08fbAmnesty says 1.2 million Afghans internally displaced by warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c2edc6b22b347bd99a17dded774437cTue, 31 May 2016 08:12:45 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Amnesty International said Tuesday that more than 1.2 million Afghans have been forced to flee their homes due to violence in the past three years and urged the Kabul government and the international community to tackle the country's growing crisis of refugees internally displaced by war.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c2edc6b22b347bd99a17dded774437cAP-NORC Poll: Voters in 2016 feeling disconnected, helplesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e8d4eaf8c2e41b285b2cb40f024e0f3Tue, 31 May 2016 08:26:53 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats feel a massive disconnect with their political parties and helpless about the presidential election.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e8d4eaf8c2e41b285b2cb40f024e0f3Polish justice minister revives Polanski extradition drivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dffd5f50a31b4613882a621701d13a91Tue, 31 May 2016 09:07:45 GMTWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's justice minister is reviving an effort to have filmmaker Roman Polanski extradited to the U.S., where he is wanted in a nearly 40-year-old case.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dffd5f50a31b4613882a621701d13a91Djokovic on center court at French Open after washouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21c285fbb9fa45fcbce7a12065e2cfbfTue, 31 May 2016 08:45:49 GMTPARIS (AP) — With more bad weather expected Tuesday, French Open organizers are trying to get as many matches as possible out of the way before the rain.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21c285fbb9fa45fcbce7a12065e2cfbfIran parliament confirms election of speaker for 1 year termhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbfdb4e1f8ce4fb798fcb1d93537b6baTue, 31 May 2016 08:24:21 GMTTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's parliament on Tuesday confirmed the re-election of its long-serving parliament speaker for another year.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbfdb4e1f8ce4fb798fcb1d93537b6baScandal-hit Volkswagen sees profits fall in 1st quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51da6d19516e4d3b9e957b771c2c9d59Tue, 31 May 2016 09:16:09 GMTFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen saw net profit fall 19 percent in the first three months of the year as it grappled with a costly scandal over cars it had equipped to cheat on diesel emissions tests.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51da6d19516e4d3b9e957b771c2c9d59Iraqi forces in Fallujah repel IS attack in city's southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72dd2e06177443ed874983c9f0929effTue, 31 May 2016 09:26:02 GMTCAMP TARIQ, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces battling their way into Fallujah repelled a four-hour attack by the Islamic State group in the city's south on Tuesday, a day after first moving into the southern edges of the militant-held city with the help of U.S.-led coalition airstrikes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72dd2e06177443ed874983c9f0929effEx-Miss Turkey gets suspended sentence for insulting Erdoganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6636b644164448daae849ad22ed7b70eTue, 31 May 2016 09:34:50 GMTANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A court has convicted a former Miss Turkey of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan through social media postings and sentenced her to a 14-month suspended sentence.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6636b644164448daae849ad22ed7b70eUS naval, air maneuvers become 'new normal' in Asia Pacifichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db617ac068f24dce831e3c9c8d58e5d5Tue, 31 May 2016 08:41:10 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — American ships and fighter jets maneuvering across the South China Sea and the Sea of Japan represent the "new normal" in U.S.-Pacific relations despite rising tensions with China and Moscow.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db617ac068f24dce831e3c9c8d58e5d5On cutting-edge voter data, Trump critically behind Clintonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c5c986434674ac4ba719de36a09f03fTue, 31 May 2016 08:32:40 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton by months, even years, in using fast-evolving digital campaigning to win over voters, data specialists working with the GOP say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c5c986434674ac4ba719de36a09f03f4 Bangladeshi men convicted of terror financing in Singaporehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d622a73b5bfa49ddb885056be699a6b1Tue, 31 May 2016 09:01:49 GMTSINGAPORE (AP) — Four Bangladeshi workers held on suspicion of planning attacks linked to the Islamic State group in their own country were convicted of financing terrorism by a court in Singapore on Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d622a73b5bfa49ddb885056be699a6b1Heavy rains drench swaths of France, disrupt French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce10d3d80c684eea8ffe1a186ae18246Tue, 31 May 2016 09:50:45 GMTPARIS (AP) — Heavy rain is drenching parts of France, with flood warnings near the English Channel, canceled matches at the French Open and soggy tourists in Paris.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce10d3d80c684eea8ffe1a186ae18246After decades, 32 Australians' remains return from Malaysiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb3278ef05ea44de9fb7d08a008a3c8fTue, 31 May 2016 09:46:14 GMTSUBANG AIR BASE, Malaysia (AP) — The bodies of 32 Australian service personnel and their dependents, many of them killed during the Vietnam War, were handed over by Malaysian soldiers to their Australian counterparts Tuesday. Australian officials say it's among the biggest single repatriations in the nation's history.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb3278ef05ea44de9fb7d08a008a3c8fThai school reopens after dormitory fire killed 17 girlshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9a5411754f54f0a91663cc3e28758a2Tue, 31 May 2016 08:21:26 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — A school in northern Thailand where 17 girls were killed in a dormitory fire last week has reopened, but only about a third of the students returned because some families remain concerned about safety, a volunteer at the school said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9a5411754f54f0a91663cc3e28758a2Director: Zoo safe despite shooting of gorilla to save boyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc07b379c6c44bd5a2eef0306f6cfa16Tue, 31 May 2016 08:13:00 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — The director of the Cincinnati Zoo says it remains safe for its 1.6 million annual visitors despite a weekend tragedy in which a gorilla was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had entered its exhibit.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc07b379c6c44bd5a2eef0306f6cfa16Chest protectors guard against deadly blows to chesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e6560e39e2345d2bfe1bc41933f00e6Tue, 31 May 2016 08:15:31 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Jack Crowley was 15 when a baseball hit him in the chest and stopped his heart. The Long Island teen survived, thanks to a police officer who grabbed a defibrillator and shocked his heart back into rhythm.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e6560e39e2345d2bfe1bc41933f00e6The Latest: Tarps back on all courts at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2432e3cb168f4b62ae0ce892139ea16aTue, 31 May 2016 09:06:33 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on French Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2432e3cb168f4b62ae0ce892139ea16a17 reportedly killed in India army ammunitions depot firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4978da9e9ea544f1934d17e1b88a9bc8Tue, 31 May 2016 08:58:11 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — A fire broke out at a major ammunitions depot in western India early Tuesday, causing fatalities, officials said. Local news reports said at least 17 army personnel were killed in the blaze.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4978da9e9ea544f1934d17e1b88a9bc8