FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 27 May 2016 19:04:17 -07:00Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort ofhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c46a53f29a4b43b986542c8963ada6c3Fri, 27 May 2016 23:43:01 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground of sorts for Silicon Valley tycoons as well.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c46a53f29a4b43b986542c8963ada6c3Scientists find minivan-sized sponge, world's largesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03ed342335fc41bb832679c328a3bcf8Sat, 28 May 2016 00:07:21 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Researchers in Hawaii have been absorbed by a sea creature they discovered last summer, and their findings are pretty big.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03ed342335fc41bb832679c328a3bcf8Report: Colorado prison chief's killing was gang hithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32b59454f7484d53a70efeb23aa2b5aaSat, 28 May 2016 00:09:55 GMTDENVER (AP) — Newly released documents show authorities believe the killing of Colorado's prisons chief was ordered by members of a white supremacist prison gang — the clearest indication yet that more than one person was involved in the slaying.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32b59454f7484d53a70efeb23aa2b5aaSoler, Ross, Bryant hit long HRs as Cubs pound Phillies 6-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4a196ea85b44f6780981b2cee8f56a5Sat, 28 May 2016 00:35:08 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — In a game where the Cubs hit several mammoth drives, David Ross' smash against an advertising sign beyond the left-field bleachers stood out.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4a196ea85b44f6780981b2cee8f56a5Search for abducted teen moves to Northern California coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1d20b2f35964e8c9c3b000cf3cf2279Fri, 27 May 2016 23:31:27 GMTVALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities on Friday narrowed their frantic search for a missing teenager to a remote area about 65 miles from where she was last seen being dragged by an armed acquaintance who later died in a gun battle with police.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1d20b2f35964e8c9c3b000cf3cf2279Argentine court sentences ex-dictator for Operation Condorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc12b1dc96384e05a27d2d0d27910153Fri, 27 May 2016 23:45:40 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced Friday to prison for human rights crimes committed during the Operation Condor conspiracy to hunt down dissidents across South America and beyond.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc12b1dc96384e05a27d2d0d27910153SpaceX lands another rocket after satellite deliveryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f87a5366bd5b471eb4c0d79ee4b61220Sat, 28 May 2016 00:39:51 GMTCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX pulled off another rocket landing Friday, the third in just under two months.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f87a5366bd5b471eb4c0d79ee4b61220Man with reported ties to Montreal Mafia gunned downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b269691fc8b40e6bc7db1e8817b956fFri, 27 May 2016 23:12:03 GMTMONTREAL (AP) — A man with high-level ties to organized crime in Montreal was shot dead north of the city, Quebec provincial police said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b269691fc8b40e6bc7db1e8817b956fSmall plane crashes in Hudson River; 1 survivor in waterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19c6349e5f9243bfb381a3e6c632a781Sat, 28 May 2016 00:50:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters say a plane that crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey had been participating in Fleet Week activities and had engine trouble before it went down.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19c6349e5f9243bfb381a3e6c632a781UNC system says it won't enforce transgender bathroom ruleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75b660763edf45a38624d43da59a978eFri, 27 May 2016 22:47:14 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina system told a federal court Friday that it won't enforce a law requiring transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75b660763edf45a38624d43da59a978eGolf Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769bf0b1102c49c680c1eff7def300c4Sat, 28 May 2016 00:05:32 GMTBENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Rocco Mediate stretched his Senior PGA Championship lead to four strokes Friday at Harbor Shores, birdieing the final two holes for a 5-under 66.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769bf0b1102c49c680c1eff7def300c49-year-old boy fatally shot in head in Indianapolis areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c57910665634a3c83823e92dc0d50e7Sat, 28 May 2016 00:40:03 GMTCUMBERLAND, Ind. (AP) — Police say a 9-year-old boy has died after being shot in the head in the Indianapolis area.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c57910665634a3c83823e92dc0d50e7Hat trick? Ariya Jutanugarn shoots 68 to take 2-shot leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c8d3a064dfe44c1b1bced8f807f8318Sat, 28 May 2016 00:13:58 GMTANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn tore her scorecard into pieces after walking off the 18th green at Travis Pointe, proving the competition isn't the only thing she is tearing up.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c8d3a064dfe44c1b1bced8f807f8318Agency probes arrest of husband of Chattanooga mayor's aidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4bd7601aae94655a9a68957a2f6f83bFri, 27 May 2016 23:56:35 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into the domestic violence arrest involving the husband of a top aide to Chattanooga's mayor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4bd7601aae94655a9a68957a2f6f83bCollision with tree caused woman's zip line deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b693d0081c684a9cb5c30f2d74bd8307Sat, 28 May 2016 00:14:40 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a woman who died while riding a zip line at a Utah resort was killed because she collided with a tree that was in her path.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b693d0081c684a9cb5c30f2d74bd8307Trump says he no longer wants to debate Sandershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88eed6973953450db2a8385368ad6819Fri, 27 May 2016 23:05:17 GMTSAN DIEGO (AP) — Republican Donald Trump says he's not interested in debating Democrat Bernie Sanders after all.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88eed6973953450db2a8385368ad6819AP FACT CHECK: Clinton misstates key facts in email episodehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e05f3065b2a24551a9420231df9353f4Sat, 28 May 2016 00:38:18 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Over the months, Hillary Clinton misstated key facts about her use of private email and her own server for her work as secretary of state, the department's inspector general reported this week.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e05f3065b2a24551a9420231df9353f4Small plane crashes in Hudson River; pilot hurt, rescuedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2d82be850ab4027995973eb8428aa18Sat, 28 May 2016 01:51:10 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A small World War II vintage plane celebrating its 75th anniversary crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Friday, but the pilot suffered only minor injuries and was rescued, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2d82be850ab4027995973eb8428aa18Carlos Vives feels like a kid riding a bike with Shakirahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef5a5aa7b42465eb2671109ec75f196Fri, 27 May 2016 23:04:27 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Vives hopes the video for "La bicicleta (The bicycle)" that he and Shakira shot recently in Colombia will reflect how much fun the pair had filming it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef5a5aa7b42465eb2671109ec75f196The Latest: Hunt for abducted teen moves to California coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c03b5d0fe2a745b88cead0bfcf9fa7e7Fri, 27 May 2016 22:51:58 GMTVALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a Northern California girl abducted at gunpoint (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c03b5d0fe2a745b88cead0bfcf9fa7e7Top Kansas court: State not properly funding poor schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59a301e4bebe4b80afac98b025e71df7Sat, 28 May 2016 01:14:50 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday rejected some education funding changes enacted by the Legislature earlier this year and threatened to prevent the state's public schools from reopening for the new academic year if lawmakers don't act by June 30.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59a301e4bebe4b80afac98b025e71df7Trump tells California 'there is no drought'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0bdfb0a3dc642d6895d42ddeb190c5dSat, 28 May 2016 00:52:41 GMTFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0bdfb0a3dc642d6895d42ddeb190c5dSmall plane crashes in Hudson River; may be WWII-era modelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f04c8ce50024393a99666d5dc167194Sat, 28 May 2016 00:15:44 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Police say a small plane has crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, and aviation authorities say it may be a World War II-era plane.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f04c8ce50024393a99666d5dc167194Drew Peterson's defense rests after calling 3 witnesseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbce1c9dcad640fc914ec0e33b1d8ea7Fri, 27 May 2016 22:52:21 GMTCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Drew Peterson's attorneys rested their case Friday in the former suburban Chicago police officer's murder-for-hire trial after calling three inmates who testified that the prosecution's key witness cannot be believed.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbce1c9dcad640fc914ec0e33b1d8ea7The Latest: 138 homes in Bryan damaged by tornadohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e210a004a0d349a0a8b959b3c8e6e7b7Sat, 28 May 2016 00:09:48 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Plains and flooding in Texas following heavy rains (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e210a004a0d349a0a8b959b3c8e6e7b7Brazil police identify 4 of 30-plus men wanted in gang rapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58c9638dfd0b4093b9089796d70b53f5Sat, 28 May 2016 00:00:45 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police said Friday that they have identified and are searching for four of the more than 30 men suspected in the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl, a case that has rocked Latin America's largest nation and highlighted its endemic problem of violence against women.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58c9638dfd0b4093b9089796d70b53f5North Korea threatens South's ships after sea border chasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/893b42efc1d645e895c227d502be9dd9Sat, 28 May 2016 01:52:04 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday threatened to fire at South Korean warships if they cross a disputed western sea border, a day after the South's navy fired warning shots to chase away two North Korean ships that briefly crossed the boundary.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/893b42efc1d645e895c227d502be9dd9Piscotty, Cardinals slam Scherzer, Nationals 6-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/749a28e4b2ed4eafbe57704c8457db51Sat, 28 May 2016 01:47:14 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Piscotty hit a grand slam off Max Scherzer during a five-run third inning and Jaime Garcia quieted the Washington Nationals lineup as the St. Louis Cardinals won 6-2 on Friday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/749a28e4b2ed4eafbe57704c8457db51Official asked utility if it wanted help to quash orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e27d44e121742fa9de1409ad4c4ec99Sat, 28 May 2016 01:43:02 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A California oil and gas official offered to try to get the governor's office to quash an air pollution control order for the utility responsible for a massive gas leak, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e27d44e121742fa9de1409ad4c4ec99Slaying suspects attended same California school as victimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5e985c8080e49449b567ad136dd8baeSat, 28 May 2016 01:32:16 GMTNOVATO, Calif. (AP) — Two teenagers arrested in the slaying of a Northern California high school student and the wounding of another attended the same school as the victims, authorities said Friday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5e985c8080e49449b567ad136dd8baeA look at the Operation Condor conspiracy in South Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ff8625862e4427e8b330af6a0216c94Sat, 28 May 2016 01:19:52 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced Friday to prison for human rights crimes committed during the Operation Condor conspiracy. Here is a look at the clandestine program's main features:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ff8625862e4427e8b330af6a0216c94Small plane crashes in Hudson River; divers seek survivorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/930a99b5eef64ccbba4ec4bbd828ec16Sat, 28 May 2016 00:59:56 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Police say someone they thought was a survivor of a small-plane crash in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey was a swimmer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/930a99b5eef64ccbba4ec4bbd828ec16Rocco Mediate opens 4-stroke lead in Senior PGA Championshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ff76e7e861443fc8f311c6859b2d412Sat, 28 May 2016 00:44:31 GMTBENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Rocco Mediate stretched his Senior PGA Championship lead to four strokes Friday at Harbor Shores, birdieing the final two holes for a 5-under 66.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ff76e7e861443fc8f311c6859b2d412The Latest: Girls avoid injury in tackle powder puff gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb0ae1c48c9d40cf8f0e4eac3225a7e9Sat, 28 May 2016 00:29:57 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the nation's last tackle powder puff football game (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb0ae1c48c9d40cf8f0e4eac3225a7e9Gulf Air says Manila-Manama flight hits severe turbulencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc3d158329fb46c7b4f68ebaa9bacba7Sat, 28 May 2016 00:16:46 GMTDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain's state carrier Gulf Air says severe turbulence on a flight from Manila to Manama caused some crew and passengers to suffer minor injuries.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc3d158329fb46c7b4f68ebaa9bacba7Colombian rebels free Spanish journalist, 2 othershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11ad1284618c45a2995f7751cc51fba3Sat, 28 May 2016 00:48:13 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Leftist rebels have freed a Spanish journalist who went missing in a lawless region of Colombia, ending a weeklong saga that recalled some of the most-volatile days of a long-running conflict that many in the country had thought were behind it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11ad1284618c45a2995f7751cc51fba3Bryce Molder leads in suspended second round at Colonialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c131de686f44420ba9f29c4651ba47ffSat, 28 May 2016 01:39:16 GMTFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Bryce Molder had a one-stroke lead with three holes to play Friday in the second round at Colonial when play was suspended because of darkness.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c131de686f44420ba9f29c4651ba47ffRaptors' Biyombo faces Game 7 suspension after flagrant foulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f98a7e1f1f14b8188061e6fbc37f6deSat, 28 May 2016 01:34:11 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Raptors center Bismack Biyombo faces a suspension for a potential Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals after picking up a flagrant foul in the first quarter of Game 6 on Friday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f98a7e1f1f14b8188061e6fbc37f6deSmall plane crashes in Hudson River; unclear how many aboardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/674fa6df0e2541d6b987204bb4b048f4Sat, 28 May 2016 00:06:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Police say a small plane has crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/674fa6df0e2541d6b987204bb4b048f4Leftist rebels free Spanish journalist held in Colombiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c073fdb5cc0c4b1ea6f44293f34995d7Sat, 28 May 2016 00:23:53 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Leftist rebels have freed a Spanish journalist who went missing in a lawless region of Colombia, ending a weeklong saga that recalled some of the most-volatile days of a long-running conflict that many in the country had thought were behind it.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c073fdb5cc0c4b1ea6f44293f34995d7Cassandra Butts, former deputy White House counsel, dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9ee25f7d5dc4be18c45e0b525034718Sat, 28 May 2016 00:47:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Cassandra Butts, former deputy White House counsel and a classmate and friend of President Barack Obama, has died, her family and Obama said. She was 50.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9ee25f7d5dc4be18c45e0b525034718A-Rod, Tanaka lead Yankees past Rays 4-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4bc0a9b6307431e989ef892ccb846b7Sat, 28 May 2016 01:57:45 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez homered for the first time since coming off the disabled list, Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven shutout innings and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Friday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4bc0a9b6307431e989ef892ccb846b7The Latest: Storms halt all flights into Houston airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd04302e7c9a4907bc33b6b5d7b156bcSat, 28 May 2016 01:33:01 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Plains and flooding in Texas following heavy rains (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd04302e7c9a4907bc33b6b5d7b156bcThe Latest: Plane that crashed was celebrating 75 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ec6e13c1f8a4f5f940cef81108aed05Sat, 28 May 2016 01:40:24 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a small World War II-era plane in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ec6e13c1f8a4f5f940cef81108aed05Autopsies reveal details of San Bernardino terror attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89a39ec3f23a40518c04f196ea9a5cedFri, 27 May 2016 23:12:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Autopsies released Friday of the 14 victims of the San Bernardino terror attack confirm that all died quickly after being shot at least twice but also reveal chilling details of the carnage.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89a39ec3f23a40518c04f196ea9a5cedOdor's suspension reduced to 7 games, starts Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9af7300a204446508b5a5fc813952199Fri, 27 May 2016 23:08:29 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor started serving his suspension Friday for punching Toronto's Jose Bautista after the penalty was reduced from eight to seven games.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9af7300a204446508b5a5fc813952199Pentagon brass seek to mollify Guantanamo judge in 9/11 casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be78e1777b0c4a58a11e5bfdbd7ab68dFri, 27 May 2016 23:29:09 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Two top officials at the Pentagon issued a conciliatory response Friday to the military judge presiding over the Sept. 11 war crimes case at Guantanamo Bay who had faulted both men in a ruling last month for publicly criticizing a temporary ban he issued on the use of female guards to transport the defendants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be78e1777b0c4a58a11e5bfdbd7ab68dKansas Supreme Court: Legislature not fully funding schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/888ebbc75f4c4e8ebda11b9407259ceeFri, 27 May 2016 22:52:02 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday rejected some education funding changes enacted by the Legislature earlier this year and threatened to order the state's public schools closed if lawmakers don't act by June 30.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/888ebbc75f4c4e8ebda11b9407259ceeGirls avoid injury in nation's last tackle powder puff gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eef1a61dbb8b4e8fb7ee452afa8ba76cSat, 28 May 2016 00:44:05 GMTJUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The girls of Jupiter High School proved their point Friday night, at least for now — that they can play tackle football as safely as boys and have as much fun.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eef1a61dbb8b4e8fb7ee452afa8ba76cAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6aaf1eb1d60c46c1aa4c030a2f91f454Sat, 28 May 2016 00:02:28 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Police say a small plane has crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6aaf1eb1d60c46c1aa4c030a2f91f454