FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 04 May 2015 17:54:33 -0700Yellen says she met with analyst but meeting not linkedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b25bbf0b0a7d4246b6d2b89cafd92c05WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Monday disclosed that she met with a financial analyst at the center of an investigation into a possible leak of confidential interest-rate information. But she says the meeting occurred several months before the private Fed discussions at issue took place, and dealt with general economic matters.By MARCY GORDONfBusinesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b25bbf0b0a7d4246b6d2b89cafd92c05Mon, 04 May 2015 23:40:23 GMTMissouri Senate votes to override veto of welfare limitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c45784cfa1334831a4aff6e79620d1a1JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators on Monday voted to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill removing several thousand families from a welfare program in a move Nixon said would make Missouri's limits among the lowest in the nation.By MARIE FRENCHaGovernment and politicsGovernment welfare systemsState legislatureState governmentsLegislationLegislatureGovernment business and financeBusinessHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c45784cfa1334831a4aff6e79620d1a1Mon, 04 May 2015 23:36:50 GMTHuge waves in California lure surfers, crowds to beacheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec2f964632dc40c398a21f22b860b81bNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of spectators lined the beach and gasped, cheered and clapped on Monday as surfers sliced across 15-foot waves at The Wedge, a Newport Beach break known for its powerful waves.By GILLIAN FLACCUSaGeneral newsScienceTravelWeather forecastsLifestyleWeatherCoastlines and beachesEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec2f964632dc40c398a21f22b860b81bMon, 04 May 2015 23:41:52 GMTMet show uses film, fashion to explore East-West interplayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbb9bee1016f4cbaa9ce4aaac4eccc32NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood has long been fascinated with China. But that doesn't mean it has always represented it fully or accurately — far from it.By JOCELYN NOVECKtTravelLifestyleFashion designMuseumsVisual artsDecorative artsArt galleriesMoviesArts and entertainmentRecreation and leisureLeisure travelEntertainmentChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbb9bee1016f4cbaa9ce4aaac4eccc32Mon, 04 May 2015 22:31:24 GMT'Django Unchained' actress ordered to apologize to policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1b9308d23f248a29e78a0f4def44e0dLOS ANGELES (AP) — An actress who accused Los Angeles police of racial profiling when they investigated a report she was having sex with her boyfriend in a parked car has been ordered to apologize to officers as part of a plea deal.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentRace and ethnicityCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1b9308d23f248a29e78a0f4def44e0dMon, 04 May 2015 22:43:40 GMTTestimony wraps up in trial of man charged in lottery scamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c89a30e61e2843449411c5c11d18d97fBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Testimony wrapped up Monday in the case of man on trial in North Dakota for what authorities say was a role in a Jamaican lottery scam that bilked victims out of millions of dollars.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderJamaicaNorth DakotaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c89a30e61e2843449411c5c11d18d97fMon, 04 May 2015 23:31:08 GMTSurveyMonkey CEO died of head trauma in exercise accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c89ed71f334c42b7a91822ad46c12ec1MEXICO 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 Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c89ed71f334c42b7a91822ad46c12ec1Tue, 05 May 2015 00:57:10 GMTColorado lawmakers agree to limit odd proxy marriageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94f3b098deda4a3c8a30a328df517759DENVER (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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94f3b098deda4a3c8a30a328df517759Tue, 05 May 2015 00:38:41 GMT'Exceptional' NYPD officer dies from gunshot wound to headhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdc34f08671e4859bf630905ebb2e95dNEW YORK (AP) — A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun died Monday from his injuries, the third New York City officer slain on duty in five months.By MICHAEL BALSAMOaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsQueensNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdc34f08671e4859bf630905ebb2e95dTue, 05 May 2015 00:06:35 GMTTransit trains crash in Mexico City, no early injury reportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b68715416ed0465b9d3e7a5f603b66f9MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City's mayor says that two transit system trains have collided at a station near the city's international airport.iGeneral newsAccidentsMass transit systemsAccidents and disastersTransportationMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b68715416ed0465b9d3e7a5f603b66f9Tue, 05 May 2015 00:05:02 GMTAP source: Goldberg died after collapsing in gymhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75e0f6716a5d4b629b94e716bd5df8eeDavid 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 disastersAccommodationsTravelLifestyleDiet and exerciseProducts and servicesCorporate newsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75e0f6716a5d4b629b94e716bd5df8eeMon, 04 May 2015 23:34:08 GMTKerry to visit Riyadh to confer with Saudi Arabia on Yemenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/922c888568be49a29060e809bc5e86cbNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry will visit Riyadh for discussions with Saudi government leaders on Wednesday and Thursday.iGovernment and politicsSaudi ArabiaKenyaMiddle EastRiyadhYemenEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/922c888568be49a29060e809bc5e86cbMon, 04 May 2015 22:41:49 GMTCrater collapse causes lava explosion on Hawaii's Kilaueahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a049a79a031d4783a24c469ce415419eHONOLULU (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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a049a79a031d4783a24c469ce415419eTue, 05 May 2015 00:49:03 GMTMetro trains crash in Mexico City, injuring 6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4e4c99443694b13b0d013c0046b540bMEXICO 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 Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4e4c99443694b13b0d013c0046b540bTue, 05 May 2015 00:29:12 GMTRemote home of leprosy patients could open door widerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fcdae2d857f43e4af19d6d978e9525aHONOLULU (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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fcdae2d857f43e4af19d6d978e9525aTue, 05 May 2015 00:25:48 GMTOregon bill passes expanding background checks for gun saleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a83e6c262f048dfa7858c92f9b40a11SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon bill expanding background checks to encompass nearly all gun sales in the state made it through the Legislature 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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a83e6c262f048dfa7858c92f9b40a11Mon, 04 May 2015 23:36:43 GMTOscar-winning writer of 'Dances With Wolves' novel dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a73a2977de1b46d7aabb81b2a3885eb9TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Blake, the writer whose novel "Dances With Wolves" became a major hit movie and earned him an Academy Award for the screenplay, has died.By ASTRID GALVANaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentObituariesNative AmericansBooks and literatureTucsonArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a73a2977de1b46d7aabb81b2a3885eb9Tue, 05 May 2015 00:11:24 GMTAPNewsBreak: Marine general chosen Joint Chiefs chairmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a25a98f5db146388096db263a1dae3aWASHINGTON (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 AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a25a98f5db146388096db263a1dae3aTue, 05 May 2015 00:50:39 GMTWarriors' Stephen Curry voted NBA's MVP over Harden, Jameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87a951316b36470e8ad8afeef906dde9OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — His voice cracked first. Then, his eyes got red. Finally, Stephen Curry cried.By ANTONIO GONZALEZaGeneral newsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballOaklandClevelandAkronCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennesseeOhiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87a951316b36470e8ad8afeef906dde9Mon, 04 May 2015 22:53:26 GMTReview: 'The Fall' is tantalizing legal thrillerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab0e22f4c21144809a4560ff3ec7f2d1"The Fall" (Atria), by John LescroartBy JEFF AYERSeArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab0e22f4c21144809a4560ff3ec7f2d1Tue, 05 May 2015 00:29:02 GMTFox renews 'The Simpsons' for 2 more seasonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0fca9c5ac904e75a298eda52181f442LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Simpsons" will keep the satire coming for at least two more seasons.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentAnimation and comicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0fca9c5ac904e75a298eda52181f442Mon, 04 May 2015 22:53:09 GMTSinger Chris Brown accused of battery in Las Vegashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e543216249fc4236982ba8a264775ee8LAS VEGAS (AP) — Singer Chris Brown faces another battery accusation just days after he performed at an after-party to the weekend's much hyped boxing match, which was also billed as the kickoff to his residency at the Drai's nightclub.By SALLY HOaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityCourt citationsCrimeBoxingMen's boxingLaw and orderSportsMen's sportsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e543216249fc4236982ba8a264775ee8Mon, 04 May 2015 22:12:25 GMTColorado theater shooter asked police if children were hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9c6c98e048f43daaf8e6018a1eb37b7CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A video played for jurors in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes includes a dazed-sounding Holmes asking detectives "There weren't any children hurt, were there?"By SADIE GURMANaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth AmericaDenverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9c6c98e048f43daaf8e6018a1eb37b7Mon, 04 May 2015 23:45:14 GMTTexas Legislature acts to stop cities from limiting drillinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1494758708e4b9084bf507815c77584AUSTIN, 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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1494758708e4b9084bf507815c77584Tue, 05 May 2015 00:52:14 GMTRiviera casino closes doors after 60 years on Vegas Striphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0568051644eb4824a1a160fce32e2fa8LAS 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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0568051644eb4824a1a160fce32e2fa8Tue, 05 May 2015 00:31:04 GMTPhilly lawyer joins effort to restore Ali's childhood homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/480c493e97f6490498e7bc601b5efd1eLOUISVILLE, 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 AmericaPennsylvaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/480c493e97f6490498e7bc601b5efd1eTue, 05 May 2015 00:38:30 GMTWoman gets 24 years for fatal crash after drunk tweethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14afdb2e910a405e858f79e9a62e0ff0FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who tweeted about being drunk minutes before a fatal wrong-way crash has been sentenced to 24 years in prison.aGeneral newsAccidentsCrimeAccidents and disastersLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFort LauderdaleFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14afdb2e910a405e858f79e9a62e0ff0Tue, 05 May 2015 00:02:56 GMTNuclear weapons lab worker seriously burned in accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b115399c0204cc2afa59a8129cd3ccfLOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — A Los Alamos National Laboratory employee was in critical condition Monday after being burned in an accident that also sent eight other workers at the nuclear weapons research facility to the hospital.aGeneral newsScientific research facilitiesNuclear weaponsScientific researchScienceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAccidentsAccidents and disastersWeapons of mass destructionLos AlamosNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b115399c0204cc2afa59a8129cd3ccfMon, 04 May 2015 22:11:30 GMTTIPOFF: Wizards look to keep up their winning ways on roadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3eadf97f6bd64d70924d85dd48b38f59The Washington Wizards are right at home on the road.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballAthlete healthEventsProfessional basketballBasketballDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3eadf97f6bd64d70924d85dd48b38f59Tue, 05 May 2015 00:29:51 GMTUtah man killed in carjacking attempt had prior convictionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9868ef72b674654ba7859fbb17330f9SALT 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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9868ef72b674654ba7859fbb17330f9Tue, 05 May 2015 00:53:01 GMTNY Senate boss, charged in corruption case, claims innocencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0d95af33c5d4bee83d57e68ea9e3f94NEW YORK (AP) — The leader of the New York Senate was arrested Monday on charges including extortion and soliciting bribes after investigators looking into the awarding of a $12 million contract to a company that hired his son said they captured him on wiretaps boasting of his power.By LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYSaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestExtortion and threatsPolitical resignationsPolitical corruptionState legislatureLegal proceedingsCrimeLegislaturePolitical issuesState governmentsLaw and orderNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0d95af33c5d4bee83d57e68ea9e3f94Mon, 04 May 2015 22:38:31 GMTBoxing match pops up on phones as TV habits changehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8b8a8ea17f240a089b0f6e1d1f84613NEW YORK (AP) — It should have been a proud moment for TV: A much-hyped sports event drawing in millions of paying viewers and showcasing the clout still held by traditional media heavyweights.By TALI ARBELhtBusinessArts and entertainmentTechnologyTelevision programsEntertainmentSocial mediaSports mediaBoxingMen's boxingCopyrightSportsOnline mediaMediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesMen's sportsIntellectual propertyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8b8a8ea17f240a089b0f6e1d1f84613Mon, 04 May 2015 23:11:16 GMTWisconsin family's bike ride turns deadly as shooting eruptshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f48b271f8cd04eaa9286a546d85e2a7eMENASHA, Wis. (AP) — The Stoffel family set out on a bike ride on a beautiful spring evening, the young Wisconsin couple and their three children pedaling across a bridge they had ridden before. They were halfway across the Little Lake Butte des Morts when a gunman, apparently upset over a fight with his ex-fiancee, opened fire.By DANA FERGUSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeWisconsinOshkoshUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f48b271f8cd04eaa9286a546d85e2a7eMon, 04 May 2015 23:14:48 GMTHuge waves in California lure bodysurfers, crowds to beacheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec3d8e9f7a3c462c8ec59639f1b8628bNEWPORT 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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec3d8e9f7a3c462c8ec59639f1b8628bTue, 05 May 2015 00:25:28 GMTLauryn Hill cancels Israel show to avoid stirring tensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6ab2f7a0c7945e9a83c930f08f7c245LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lauryn Hill is canceling a planned performance in Tel Aviv because she wasn't able to also schedule a concert in the nearby Palestinian city of Ramallah.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentInternational relationsCelebrityGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6ab2f7a0c7945e9a83c930f08f7c245Mon, 04 May 2015 23:31:53 GMTPolice: US couple killed in US Virgin Islandshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40e577013ffa4b0e823147c343928249CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Authorities in the U.S. Virgin Islands say an elderly couple visiting from the U.S. mainland has been found stabbed to death in a rental home.iGeneral newsTravelLeisure travelLifestyleU.S. Virgin IslandsCharlotte AmalieCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40e577013ffa4b0e823147c343928249Tue, 05 May 2015 00:11:58 GMTInternment art to be displayed at California museumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbe3ff4bbab2447eae43be91cfe3e647SAN 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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbe3ff4bbab2447eae43be91cfe3e647Tue, 05 May 2015 00:55:22 GMTMan charged with stealing Elton John's glasses from museumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3cc19fd5e464d539b0298928d3a324fMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A man who police say took Elton John's heart-shaped glasses from a museum display in Memphis has been indicted on a felony theft charge.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentTheftCelebrityCrimeMemphisTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3cc19fd5e464d539b0298928d3a324fMon, 04 May 2015 23:41:20 GMTPolice: 3 killed Canadian tourist after Kentucky Derbyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c23b850a3384ab09057be56182a7325LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Canadian tourist in town for the Kentucky Derby was shot to death while fighting off three people who robbed him at random during a crime spree amid the festivities of the famed horse race, police said Monday.By BRUCE SCHREINER and CLAIRE GALOFAROaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeViolent crimeArrestsCrimeKentucky DerbyTheftLaw and orderEventsThoroughbred racingHorse racingSportsLouisvilleKentuckyTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c23b850a3384ab09057be56182a7325Mon, 04 May 2015 22:09:20 GMTReunited mother, daughter seeking court recordshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f441d8461b2480c9ecbd6fecfc9e5b2ST. 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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f441d8461b2480c9ecbd6fecfc9e5b2Tue, 05 May 2015 00:37:48 GMTObama on protests: 'There are consequences to indifference'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cab1c9e3ebeb4c4ea761c54b08c1b4e5NEW YORK (AP) — In a deeply personal response to outbreaks of racially motivated protests, President Barack Obama on Monday blamed a lack of opportunity in minority communities and harsher treatment of black and Hispanic men by police for fueling a sense of "unfairness and powerlessness."By NEDRA PICKLER and JIM KUHNHENNaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAfrican-AmericansRace and ethnicityPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriSocial issuesSocial affairsEventsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cab1c9e3ebeb4c4ea761c54b08c1b4e5Mon, 04 May 2015 23:18:55 GMTAirlines bring in more money from bag, reservations feeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe74f5a311c7459fa3343a074e99a29aU.S. airlines are earning billions, and they are collecting more in fees on checked bags and reservation changes.By DAVID KOENIGfBusinessAir travelIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTravelLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe74f5a311c7459fa3343a074e99a29aMon, 04 May 2015 22:40:07 GMTTrailer fire kills 3 women from family; 4 relatives escapehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32f70e735c8a428f908957a7154b3c74COATESVILLE, 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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32f70e735c8a428f908957a7154b3c74Tue, 05 May 2015 00:35:10 GMTEx-Christie allies plead not guilty in bridge casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f837e217dd4347cb94a002514855dafeNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former political allies of Gov. Chris Christie pleaded not guilty Monday to charges they were involved in politically motivated lane closures of the George Washington Bridge, and the attorney for one vowed to subpoena her former colleagues to prove her innocence.By DAVID PORTER and JILL COLVINaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsTrafficLegal proceedingsSubpoenasCabinet appointments and nominationsLaw and orderTransportationCabinetsGovernment appointments and nominationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f837e217dd4347cb94a002514855dafeMon, 04 May 2015 23:10:07 GMTMetro trains crash in Mexico City, injuring 12http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21e48e30ab274310991a2a6d72ddc2deMEXICO 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 Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21e48e30ab274310991a2a6d72ddc2deTue, 05 May 2015 00:55:03 GMT5th Circuit: 3 Mexican states cannot sue BP over 2010 spillhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b189adafcfae4dd6885e8f29a7cc5ac6NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's dismissal of a lawsuit against BP and other companies by three Mexican states over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.aBusinessGeneral newsNational courtsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCrimeEnergy industryIndustriesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryAccidentsAccidents and disastersMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b189adafcfae4dd6885e8f29a7cc5ac6Mon, 04 May 2015 22:36:28 GMTAccused Texas gunman well-known to FBI before attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35ebe602ff064852b8e157dbca4cdbd9WASHINGTON (AP) — Since at least 2007, the FBI has been able to recognize the voice of 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 newsViolent crimeCrimeIntelligence agenciesGovernment and politicsTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35ebe602ff064852b8e157dbca4cdbd9Tue, 05 May 2015 00:02:45 GMTBaltimore police: Man arrested near scene of recent riotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e92dad77b3e24612bdd94311cac87711BALTIMORE (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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e92dad77b3e24612bdd94311cac87711Mon, 04 May 2015 23:12:54 GMTCoca production in Colombia jumped 39 pct in 2014http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac2dcd52523b4995bd1779c3ad201829CARACAS, 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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac2dcd52523b4995bd1779c3ad201829Tue, 05 May 2015 00:09:56 GMTHolcim and Lafarge will sell some assets to complete dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/752393a189114b308febae32d4f39d7bNEW YORK (AP) — Holcim and Lafarge have agreed to sell cement plants, distribution terminals and other assets in order to complete their merger, which will make the world's largest cement company.aBusinessGeneral newsProduction facilitiesOwnership changesCorporate newsEuropeCanadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/752393a189114b308febae32d4f39d7bMon, 04 May 2015 23:01:20 GMT