FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 26 May 2015 18:52:49 -0700Alabama House votes to block abortion clinics near schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/955f8533d3124bc5b3a60932155a3066MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortion clinics would be prohibited near schools under legislation approved by the Alabama House. It would force one of the state's five abortion clinics to move or close.By KIM CHANDLERaGeneral newsState legislatureGovernment and politicsLegislationLegislatureState governmentsAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/955f8533d3124bc5b3a60932155a3066Tue, 26 May 2015 23:04:01 GMTHealth care industry has the highest level of median CEO payhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df38fb1f10b04476915376e121137ae8Here is a look at median CEO pay by industry last year, as calculated by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsMaterials industryCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelWages and salariesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df38fb1f10b04476915376e121137ae8Wed, 27 May 2015 00:33:29 GMTTop 10 highest-paid CEOshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5973a9c94e64ce0ac85c4ad8b17d82dNEW YORK (AP) — Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2014, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay data firm:The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelWages and salarieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5973a9c94e64ce0ac85c4ad8b17d82dWed, 27 May 2015 00:31:05 GMTThe Latest on flooding: Storms epic in scope, intensityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c0fa8ad13da4798a718050c58bc02be7:15 p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherDisaster planning and responseProperty damageStormsFloodsSearch and rescue effortsTornadoesAccidents and disastersMissing personsMunicipal governmentsEvacuationsState governmentsTrafficNatural disastersAccidentsTransportationLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsTexasHoustonSan MarcosDel RioAustinFort WorthMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c0fa8ad13da4798a718050c58bc02beWed, 27 May 2015 00:17:50 GMTTech blog spinoff Re/code is acquired by online media chainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86127b3aa28d49e398bda604e9dfa5ebTech news blog Re/code said Tuesday it's been acquired by online publishing company Vox Media, just 18 months after spinning off from its former parent, The Wall Street Journal.By The Associated PresshtBusinessTechnologyBloggingSocial mediaOnline news mediaOnline mediaMediaNews mediaOwnership changesCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86127b3aa28d49e398bda604e9dfa5ebTue, 26 May 2015 23:18:34 GMTProposed Uribe-for-Callaspo trade falls throughhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20d45479de874ef38bf8906e879ee6e4LOS ANGELES (AP) — A proposed multiplayer trade between the Dodgers and Braves that would have sent third baseman Juan Uribe to Atlanta and infielder Alberto Callaspo to Los Angeles has been vetoed by Callaspo.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete compensationSports transactionsSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20d45479de874ef38bf8906e879ee6e4Wed, 27 May 2015 01:35:31 GMTPolice detail traffic stop that ended in officer's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d3de4ed051c4946bc6f3ae234f03ec8RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A police officer in a suburb of Albuquerque decided to make one more traffic stop before his shift finished Monday night. It ended up costing him his life.By RUSSELL CONTRERASaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeState governmentsGovernment and politicsNew MexicoAlbuquerqueUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d3de4ed051c4946bc6f3ae234f03ec8Wed, 27 May 2015 01:11:26 GMTMedia heads rule ranks of best-paid CEOshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/173215795964420e875e85d589f925c8NEW YORK (AP) — They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.By STEVE ROTHWELL and RYAN NAKASHIMAaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate stockFinancial performanceOnline mediaMediaCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelWages and salariesMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesProducts and servicesStock marketsFinancial marketsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/173215795964420e875e85d589f925c8Wed, 27 May 2015 00:29:49 GMTThe Latest: Victim recounts being shot in adjacent theaterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d70dbf72152440529a9b15992d9ee18c5:15 p.m. (MDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d70dbf72152440529a9b15992d9ee18cTue, 26 May 2015 23:35:46 GMTPenn State frat linked to nude photos shut down for 3 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d9f07c9c97e472782fd8141e4c11cbeHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A fraternity linked to a secret Facebook page on which photos of nude and semi-nude women were posted was shut down by Penn State for at least three years on Tuesday after the university's Interfraternity Council recommended a milder punishment.By MARK SCOLFOROaGeneral newsHigher educationSocial mediaEducationSocial affairsCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsOnline mediaMediaSex in societySocial issuesState CollegePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d9f07c9c97e472782fd8141e4c11cbeWed, 27 May 2015 00:55:17 GMTGroup: Hamas tortured, killed Palestinians in 2014 Gaza warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c82dfb1bf2c44eadb6ec1d48c2e638c6JERUSALEM (AP) — A leading international watchdog on Wednesday accused the militant Hamas group of abducting, torturing and killing Palestinians during the war in the Gaza Strip last year, saying some of the actions amount to war crimes.By IAN DEITCHiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar crimesWar and unrestActs of tortureInternational lawInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c82dfb1bf2c44eadb6ec1d48c2e638c6Wed, 27 May 2015 01:02:23 GMTHistorian, author of 'The Pacific' Hugh Ambrose dies at 48http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d0d7cc28c5e4472990beb32364590baHELENA, Mont. (AP) — Hugh Ambrose, who wrote the World War II history "The Pacific" after years of researching for his father, the renowned historian Stephen Ambrose, has died at age 48.By MATT VOLZaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentObituariesHelenaMontanaNew OrleansUnited StatesNorth AmericaLouisianahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d0d7cc28c5e4472990beb32364590baWed, 27 May 2015 00:03:56 GMTKyrie Irving back for Cavs, will start Game 4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d2555999ea04c6d92e210c004c48ed8CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving will start Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals after missing two games with a sore left knee.By TOM WITHERSsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d2555999ea04c6d92e210c004c48ed8Wed, 27 May 2015 00:15:43 GMTRates mixed at weekly auction of US Treasury billshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c629816e8614d7b9344cb5fc4d13f82WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Tuesday's auction, with rates on three-month bills unchanged while rates on six-month bills rose to the highest level in four weeks.fBusinessDebt and bond marketsFinancial marketsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c629816e8614d7b9344cb5fc4d13f82Tue, 26 May 2015 23:23:02 GMT12 detained after fire kills 38 at seniors' home in Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e303fdc479ec45b0acae1987a3b515beBEIJING (AP) — At least 12 people connected to the privately run home for the elderly in central China where 38 people died in a fire earlier this week have been taken into custody by the police, state media reported Wednesday.iGeneral newsHealthFiresSeniorsAccidents and disastersHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e303fdc479ec45b0acae1987a3b515beWed, 27 May 2015 00:56:01 GMTFTC approves Reynolds' purchase of cigarette rival Lorillardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/956b85173be249e5bcc01ed2bf3b140eWASHINGTON (AP) — Reynolds American's proposed $25 billion acquisition of rival Lorillard has cleared a key regulatory hurdle to move closer to completing a deal that will unite some of the nation's top cigarette brands.wBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsOwnership changesCorporate newsUnited StatesNewportNorth CarolinaNorth AmericaVermonthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/956b85173be249e5bcc01ed2bf3b140eWed, 27 May 2015 00:27:21 GMTEnvoys from S. Korea, US and Japan discuss N. Korean threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283164c60e194c9c975b9a02c7f13515SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The top nuclear envoys from South Korea, the U.S. and Japan are meeting for talks on North Korea amid worries about the country's atomic weapons programs.iGeneral newsNuclear weaponsWeapons of mass destructionWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaSeoulJapanNorth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283164c60e194c9c975b9a02c7f13515Wed, 27 May 2015 00:59:23 GMTThe Latest on weather: 2 more bodies found near Austinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7545ccf61096418989b0fa122d8429f18 p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherDisaster planning and responseProperty damageStormsFloodsSearch and rescue effortsTornadoesAccidents and disastersMissing personsMunicipal governmentsEvacuationsState governmentsTrafficNatural disastersAccidentsTransportationLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsTexasHoustonSan MarcosAustinDel RioFort WorthMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7545ccf61096418989b0fa122d8429f1Wed, 27 May 2015 01:08:19 GMTRockets' Howard won't be suspended for Game 5 vs Warriorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/690fc7e90fbc4da1b9fdc6ef56400a1bOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will not be suspended for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors after the NBA decided to uphold his flagrant 1 foul.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsSports transactionsSports governanceMen's sportsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/690fc7e90fbc4da1b9fdc6ef56400a1bWed, 27 May 2015 00:25:45 GMTFBI agent wounded while searching for 9-year-old girlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4506f39f535b4765bc283ff64b22e27dNEW ORLEANS (AP) — An FBI agent was wounded and a kidnapping suspect was killed Tuesday when gunfire broke out at a Louisiana motel where a 9-year-old girl from Texas was found safe, authorities said.aGeneral newsMissing personsViolent crimeCrimeFort WorthLouisianaBossierTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4506f39f535b4765bc283ff64b22e27dWed, 27 May 2015 01:27:22 GMTFloodwaters deepen in Houston after city gets more rainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c95a2925c18c41e089d7affb8d9ed3f3HOUSTON (AP) — Floodwaters deepened across much of Texas on Tuesday as storms dumped almost a foot more of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that serve the nation's fourth-largest city.By KRISTIE RIEKEN and PAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsTornadoesSearch and rescue effortsTrafficMissing personsAccidents and disastersStormsNatural disastersTransportationTexasHoustonDel RioSan MarcosUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c95a2925c18c41e089d7affb8d9ed3f3Wed, 27 May 2015 01:26:01 GMTOregon proposal would outlaw sneak photos up women's skirtshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0299c6b24d8414db0923028a1d06d29SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a proposal aimed at closing a loophole in state privacy laws that recently let a man go unpunished after he took photographs up a teenager's skirt.SHEILA V KUMARhtGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsTechnologyFashionBeauty and fashionState legislatureLegislationLegislatureState governmentsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsTeachingEducationSocial affairsLabor issuesSocial issuesOregonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0299c6b24d8414db0923028a1d06d29Wed, 27 May 2015 00:38:08 GMT911 tapes released about NFL defensive end Ray McDonaldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b357a1e61317481f9a8daa41fdf80cf7SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Highway Patrol has released audio from the 911 call that led to the arrest of NFL defensive end Ray McDonald on suspicion of child endangerment and domestic violence.aGeneral newsSportsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeProfessional footballFootballCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b357a1e61317481f9a8daa41fdf80cf7Tue, 26 May 2015 23:31:27 GMTJudge orders State to release more Clinton emails in Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e14e006ab04b4c5ca45a1133ec31113dWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the State Department to resume the release of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's private account next month.wGovernment and politicsInternational relationsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e14e006ab04b4c5ca45a1133ec31113dWed, 27 May 2015 00:10:22 GMT1 of 2 girls charged in Slender Man case called model inmatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb4feffc75454a48a1066333ea896452WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Defense experts say one of two Wisconsin girls charged as adults with trying to kill a friend to please a fictional horror character has a very low risk of future criminal behavior and a high likelihood of success in treatment.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb4feffc75454a48a1066333ea896452Tue, 26 May 2015 23:40:27 GMTFBI, police checking threat to EVA Air plane at LA airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07f265c04e074aa5908641dd193a30edLOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI and airport police were investigating a threat to a flight from Taiwan that landed at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday.aBusinessGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLaw enforcement agenciesLaw and orderCrimeIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07f265c04e074aa5908641dd193a30edWed, 27 May 2015 00:59:09 GMTSan Diego newspaper lays off 1/3rd of workforce after salehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/233c8462643e4171ba9f0c6125175af4SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego's dominant newspaper has laid off nearly a third of its 600 employees after it was acquired by Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing Co.aBusinessGeneral newsNewspapersLayoffsPersonnelNews mediaMediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/233c8462643e4171ba9f0c6125175af4Wed, 27 May 2015 01:30:00 GMTLEADING OFF: Lester vs Scherzer in high-priced matchuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe10b1c7eba34f0ebef9f1397b06762dA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:By The Associated PresssSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe10b1c7eba34f0ebef9f1397b06762dWed, 27 May 2015 00:56:03 GMTTexas flooding overwhelms popular bed-and-breakfast regionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bdd4b548b4845e699ad59412919ff77WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — The vacation house where two families were to spend Memorial Day weekend was already gone, swept down the swollen Blanco River, when Carissa Smith's husband arrived.By PAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleWeatherSearch and rescue effortsFloodsAccidents and disastersStormsMissing personsAccidentsTransportationAccommodationsTexasSan MarcosAustinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bdd4b548b4845e699ad59412919ff77Wed, 27 May 2015 00:28:20 GMTState Dept. files proposal to release Clinton emailshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b41288623217474baabefe3c2cebe330WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department on Tuesday filed a proposal to resume the release of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's private account next month.wGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b41288623217474baabefe3c2cebe330Wed, 27 May 2015 00:52:30 GMTAgent who shot into Mexico, killed teen wants case dismissedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecf2adbd31fb4d6c81a848469992a9faTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge is considering throwing out a civil rights lawsuit against a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fatally shot a teenager across the U.S.-Mexico border on grounds that the boy was in Mexico at the time and therefore wasn't protected by the U.S. Constitution.By ASTRID GALVANaGeneral newsViolent crimeCivil rights violationsNational courtsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryMexicoMesaUnited StatesTucsonArizonaTexasNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecf2adbd31fb4d6c81a848469992a9faTue, 26 May 2015 23:53:42 GMTAustralia warns children of foreign fighters risk chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74627c98fd6f4b6a854b47baf6f5ac95CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian boy who was photographed holding the severed head of a Syrian soldier could reportedly return to Australia with his mother and siblings, prompting the prime minister to warn Wednesday that children as well as adults who break terrorism laws face prosecution.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsTerrorismCrimeWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsAustraliaSydneySyriaOceaniaNew South WalesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74627c98fd6f4b6a854b47baf6f5ac95Wed, 27 May 2015 00:33:40 GMTThe Latest on flooding: Houston-area streams back in bankshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0f2e6b569134574ab0bc0601fdb45856:15 p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherDisaster planning and responseProperty damageStormsFloodsSearch and rescue effortsTornadoesAccidents and disastersMissing personsMunicipal governmentsEvacuationsState governmentsTrafficNatural disastersAccidentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsTransportationProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsTexasHoustonSan MarcosDel RioAustinFort WorthMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0f2e6b569134574ab0bc0601fdb4585Tue, 26 May 2015 23:15:00 GMTUS judge throws out evidence in FBI ruse case in Las Vegashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4e4f1ccb6c5421daa350663f4fbe837LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out evidence collected by FBI agents who posed as Internet repairmen to get into Las Vegas Strip hotel rooms last summer during an investigation into illegal bookmaking, and is giving prosecutors until Friday to decide whether to drop criminal charges altogether.By KEN RITTERaGeneral newsIllegal gamblingCrimeNational courtsArrestsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4e4f1ccb6c5421daa350663f4fbe837Tue, 26 May 2015 22:58:43 GMTPolice catch 175 looters in China's biggest artifact findhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd01c1e712774662be227b66f1302df2BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities say police have caught 175 looters who broke into a Neolithic archaeological site in what officials are calling the country's biggest recovery of stolen artifacts.iGeneral newsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd01c1e712774662be227b66f1302df2Wed, 27 May 2015 01:24:46 GMTHawks guard Kyle Korver to have surgery on anklehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aecce1c304364f5f8e17184bfb47d282CLEVELAND (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver will have surgery on the right ankle he injured in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.By TOM WITHERSsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aecce1c304364f5f8e17184bfb47d282Tue, 26 May 2015 23:27:16 GMTPhillies GM apologizes to fans for disparaging commentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69acf2a275494c53884cba4cb4fd983bNEW YORK (AP) — Embattled general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. apologized Tuesday to Philadelphia Phillies fans for saying they "don't understand the game" and the "process" that goes into constructing a team.By MIKE FITZPATRICKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69acf2a275494c53884cba4cb4fd983bWed, 27 May 2015 00:17:59 GMTEx-LAPD officer wanted in killing arrested in Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d4f647d4bd4e2298880435ae755521MEXICO CITY (AP) — A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight was arrested Tuesday in northern Mexico, officials said.iGeneral newsArrestsPolice brutalityCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceMexicoLos AngelesCaliforniaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d4f647d4bd4e2298880435ae755521Wed, 27 May 2015 01:05:51 GMT10 Things to Know for Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe9830e7025643abb420949186291c78Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe9830e7025643abb420949186291c78Wed, 27 May 2015 01:19:55 GMTHow AP and Equilar calculated CEO payhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0bf2a58cb5c4f5b86cc81e4ecd46855For its annual study of CEO pay, The Associated Press used data provided by Equilar, an executive compensation research firm.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelWages and salarieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0bf2a58cb5c4f5b86cc81e4ecd46855Wed, 27 May 2015 00:34:42 GMTCEO pay: biggest raises and biggest cuts of 2014http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b3e946664f741bfb1b49109a36275a4Here is a look at CEOs who received the biggest pay raises and biggest cuts in 2014 compared with 2013, as calculated by the executive pay research firm Equilar for The Associated Press.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelWages and salarieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b3e946664f741bfb1b49109a36275a4Wed, 27 May 2015 00:35:44 GMTPuerto Rico lawmakers give final nod to sales tax increasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc218825aaee407b8794f9a9a0d4102dSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Legislators on Tuesday narrowly approved an increase in the U.S. territory's sales tax to help generate more revenue and offset a deep fiscal crisis.By DANICA COTOiGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsDebt and bond marketsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsFinancial marketsPuerto RicoCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc218825aaee407b8794f9a9a0d4102dTue, 26 May 2015 23:19:43 GMTDucks Ds causing problems for Blackhawkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72a0494db9df4d98943761518633fed0CHICAGO (AP) — Anaheim stars Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf and Ryan Kesler are drawing a lot of attention in the Western Conference finals. When the Ducks' defensemen join the attack, it presents a big problem for the Chicago Blackhawks.By JAY COHENsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsStanley Cup FinalsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72a0494db9df4d98943761518633fed0Wed, 27 May 2015 00:35:27 GMTThe Latest on weather: Third body pulled from Blanco Riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/962f14f19c544a3fb55842a7aff1f1328:30 p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherDisaster planning and responseProperty damageStormsFloodsSearch and rescue effortsTornadoesAccidents and disastersMissing personsMunicipal governmentsEvacuationsState governmentsTrafficNatural disastersAccidentsTransportationLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsTexasHoustonSan MarcosDel RioAustinFort WorthMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/962f14f19c544a3fb55842a7aff1f132Wed, 27 May 2015 01:36:22 GMTAPNewsBreak: IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52ca0f601d1648779327865ae28224c1WASHINGTON (AP) — Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part of an elaborate scheme to steal identities and claim fraudulent tax refunds, the IRS said Tuesday.By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPersonal taxesIdentity theftLegislatureGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsPersonal financeCrimeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52ca0f601d1648779327865ae28224c1Wed, 27 May 2015 00:09:46 GMTBy the numbers: Severe weather in Texas, Oklahoma, Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d301b108d5e94eff803f54ca013d2000HOUSTON (AP) — The weekend's severe weather left behind a trail of destruction stretching from Oklahoma to Texas and a border town in Mexico, including heavy flooding and a deadly tornado. Here's the count:aGeneral newsWeatherTornadoesFloodsStormsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersTexasHoustonOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d301b108d5e94eff803f54ca013d2000Wed, 27 May 2015 01:30:39 GMTMilitants lay siege to guesthouse in Afghanistan's capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d15d9ff714134b47837997eb3448a1cfKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Heavy gunfire and explosions broke out again early Wednesday in an upscale neighborhood in Afghanistan's capital, as police surrounded a guesthouse popular with foreigners thought to be under attack by insurgents.By LYNNE O'DONNELLiGeneral newsMilitant groupsBombingsWar and unrestWar casualtiesAccidents and disastersGovernment and politicsAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d15d9ff714134b47837997eb3448a1cfWed, 27 May 2015 00:29:43 GMTNOAA: Central Pacific will see more hurricanes than averagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f92cd034e92e4242abae1047c6a101ebHONOLULU (AP) — Forecasters say the 2015 hurricane season in the central Pacific region will see more storms than average because of warmer ocean water.By CALEB JONESaGeneral newsHurricane Iselle 2014StormsNatural disastersWeatherWeather patternsEventsAccidents and disastersClimateEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f92cd034e92e4242abae1047c6a101ebWed, 27 May 2015 01:09:12 GMTThe Latest on flooding: Casket found outside gravehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80f2663f661449e5a85ca50b6e6d2f0a6 p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherDisaster planning and responseProperty damageSearch and rescue effortsFloodsStormsTornadoesAccidents and disastersMissing personsMunicipal governmentsEvacuationsState governmentsTrafficNatural disastersAccidentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsTransportationProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsTexasHoustonSan MarcosDel RioAustinFort WorthMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80f2663f661449e5a85ca50b6e6d2f0aTue, 26 May 2015 23:03:54 GMTThe Latest on weather: Mexico tornado destroyed 200 homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68bab5a9453449ccaa4ccd01a8e90e007:30 p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherDisaster planning and responseProperty damageStormsFloodsSearch and rescue effortsTornadoesAccidents and disastersMissing personsMunicipal governmentsEvacuationsState governmentsTrafficNatural disastersAccidentsTransportationLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsTexasHoustonSan MarcosDel RioAustinFort WorthMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68bab5a9453449ccaa4ccd01a8e90e00Wed, 27 May 2015 00:40:02 GMT