FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 05 May 2015 02:58:00 -0700Burundi court validates president's third term bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c61ab7cdb8042548dc4976e0967f7aaBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — The ruling party in Burundi says the country's constitutional court has validated the president's bid for a third term.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsBurundiBujumburaEast AfricaCentral AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c61ab7cdb8042548dc4976e0967f7aaTue, 05 May 2015 09:42:49 GMTLufthansa's operating loss narrows on lower fuel costshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5554ca98906646bdb2582f22b837d5c6FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German airline Lufthansa, still coping with the aftermath of the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, saw its operating losses narrow in the first quarter as fuel costs fell in the wake of lower oil prices.iBusinessGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGermanyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5554ca98906646bdb2582f22b837d5c6Tue, 05 May 2015 08:04:10 GMTAccused Texas gunman was former target of FBI terror probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d696cb92db246b8b8ab53bb65597093WASHINGTON (AP) — In 2010, authorities arrested Elton Simpson, one of the two suspected gunmen in a weekend shooting outside a contest in Texas featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.By EILEEN SULLIVAN, ERIC TUCKER and RYAN VAN VELZERwGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeWar and unrestLaw and orderViolent crimeTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d696cb92db246b8b8ab53bb65597093Tue, 05 May 2015 09:25:43 GMTObama taps Marine general to lead Joint Chiefshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd3953969e6b4f41a2c79c3911e10987WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is choosing a widely respected, combat-hardened commander who led the Afghanistan war coalition during a key transitional period during 2013-14 as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.By LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd3953969e6b4f41a2c79c3911e10987Tue, 05 May 2015 07:03:12 GMTEU raises eurozone forecast despite bleaker Greek outlookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d3843f7906549ac8aa3e995fd303764BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has nudged up its forecast for economic growth across the 19-country eurozone despite a much gloomier outlook for Greece.By PAN PYLAS and RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic outlookEconomyEuropeGreeceWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d3843f7906549ac8aa3e995fd303764Tue, 05 May 2015 09:29:12 GMTHSBC first quarter pretax profits up 4 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32ee0924a4134f069dce31f142efab4cLONDON (AP) — HSBC, Europe's biggest bank, says pretax profits were up 4 percent to $7.1 billion in the first quarter from a year earlier, even as it beat back increasing regulatory costs.fBusinessIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32ee0924a4134f069dce31f142efab4cTue, 05 May 2015 09:31:37 GMTControversial surveillance bill comes to vote in Francehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/838df8d028e64e1bab3c28150505fe9aPARIS (AP) — France's parliament is to vote on a bill aimed at legalizing broad surveillance of terrorism suspects that has drawn an outcry from privacy advocates and others.iGeneral newsLegislatureLegislationGovernment and politicsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/838df8d028e64e1bab3c28150505fe9aTue, 05 May 2015 07:22:35 GMTIn Arkansas, Huckabee poised to launch 2nd White House bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97b23c5d32084c84a34ddadfee8486b3HOPE, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is preparing another bid for the Republican presidential nomination, eight years after his first efforts to expand on the support of evangelical Christians helped him win eight states in the 2008 primaries.By BILL BARROWpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsChristianityPolitical partiesReligionSocial affairsPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesHopeArkansasDistrict of ColumbiaMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97b23c5d32084c84a34ddadfee8486b3Tue, 05 May 2015 07:11:51 GMTBlackhawks, Ducks could take 3-0 series strangleholdshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9f3773e78914c41857ce0a1cf4f6972ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although the Chicago Blackhawks and the Anaheim Ducks appear to be steamrolling toward a meeting in the Western Conference finals, they're only halfway there.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsCalgaryCaliforniaMinnesotaWinnipegAlbertaCanadaNorth AmericaUnited StatesManitobahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9f3773e78914c41857ce0a1cf4f6972Tue, 05 May 2015 08:05:21 GMTNepali police dig bodies from village and trekking routehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00426220e0d7416a80e89643ade9e0e5KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers were digging Tuesday through thousands of tons of earth from a quake-triggered mudslide in Nepal that wiped out an entire village along a popular Himalayan trekking route and killed at least 60 people.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00426220e0d7416a80e89643ade9e0e5Tue, 05 May 2015 08:39:14 GMTCrater collapse causes lava explosion on Hawaii's Kilaueahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e901f2c4967b4fb7b96c9ec6bfc217daHONOLULU (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/e901f2c4967b4fb7b96c9ec6bfc217daTue, 05 May 2015 08:21:23 GMTTop NY lawmaker's arrest sends session, Senate into disarrayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd88a5f28a814322beb345c75515e9a1ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The arrest of a powerful New York lawmaker on federal corruption charges threw one of America's most powerful statehouses into disarray, destabilizing the state's Senate while complicating an already contentious legislative agenda.By DAVID KLEPPER and MICHAEL VIRTANENaBusinessGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestExtortion and threatsState legislaturePolitical corruptionGovernment and politicsArrestsCrimeLegislatureState governmentsPolitical issuesLaw and orderGovernment financeGovernment business and financeProfessional servicesIndustriesNew YorkAlbanyNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd88a5f28a814322beb345c75515e9a1Tue, 05 May 2015 07:19:08 GMTChina stocks fall on IPO wave, Australia flat after rate cuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/203151525be749b5bd7460b43bed132fHONG KONG (AP) — Chinese stocks plunged Tuesday as the start of an IPO wave cooled investor sentiment and Australian shares were flat after the central bank cut interest rates to a record low to stimulate the limping economy. Other global benchmarks were mixed with two major Asian markets closed.By KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyCorporate stockCorporate newsStock marketsCommodity marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesHong KongChinaAustraliaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/203151525be749b5bd7460b43bed132fTue, 05 May 2015 09:04:26 GMTRemote home of leprosy patients could open door widerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/120867e2c81e4f3db3bfb57415a30791HONOLULU (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 newsHealthTravelLifestyleHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/120867e2c81e4f3db3bfb57415a30791Tue, 05 May 2015 08:25:54 GMTNATO to briefly move command HQ to Romania from Napleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a518191c4ee4ee9879416e93e7a5314BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A top NATO commander says the alliance will briefly move its allied joint force command from Italy to Romania as NATO continues to react to Russia's moves in Ukraine.iGeneral newsRomaniaBucharestItalyNaplesEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a518191c4ee4ee9879416e93e7a5314Tue, 05 May 2015 09:10:20 GMTAPNewsBreak: Marine general chosen Joint Chiefs chairmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a630f2b93fd4d46bd490d8ce9e1ea65WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is choosing a widely respected, combat-hardened commander who led the Afghanistan war coalition during a key transitional period during 2013-14 as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.By LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsMilitary leadershipLegislatureMilitary and defenseArmed forcesUnited StatesAfghanistanDistrict of ColumbiaMiddle EastIraqNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a630f2b93fd4d46bd490d8ce9e1ea65Tue, 05 May 2015 07:09:59 GMTSenate slated to vote on GOP budget compromisehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba0b66a31d11488582a72d6495ca387eWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to approve a compromise Republican budget that makes deep cuts in spending while boosting Pentagon accounts by an additional $38 billion next year.wGovernment and politicsLegislaturePolitical partiesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsPolitical organizationsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba0b66a31d11488582a72d6495ca387eTue, 05 May 2015 07:07:08 GMTIS claims responsibility for Texas cartoon attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1824fe1fcba4698babf2c984540a244CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a weekend attack at a center near Dallas, Texas, exhibiting cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad.By MAAMOUN YOUSSEFiGeneral newsWar and unrestTerrorismViolent crimeCrimeTexasDallasSyriaCanadaMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1824fe1fcba4698babf2c984540a244Tue, 05 May 2015 09:45:50 GMT10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/476078084a074a5bbb75ebf55034a900Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:By The Associated PressaGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/476078084a074a5bbb75ebf55034a900Tue, 05 May 2015 09:50:23 GMTKerry visits Somalia; 1st such trip for a secretary of statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd62e831ba7e47bc94d8ccbdffee4f9eMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced trip to Somalia Tuesday in a show of solidarity with a government trying to defeat al-Qaida-allied militants and end decades of war in the African country. He is first top U.S. diplomat ever to visit Somalia.By BRADLEY KLAPPER and ANDREW HARNIKiGovernment and politicsPolitical refugeesDiplomacyEmbassiesMilitant groupsTerrorismGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsInternational relationsWar and unrestSomaliaAfricaKenyaMogadishuEast AfricaUnited StatesYemenNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd62e831ba7e47bc94d8ccbdffee4f9eTue, 05 May 2015 09:21:59 GMTCanada opposes bail for former Gitmo inmate Omar Khadrhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/409e6343643c4535bdd4c371a14ea17bEDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Canadian government was seeking an emergency stay of a judge's decision to give a former Guantanamo Bay inmate bail while he appeals his conviction for war crimes in the United States.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsWar crimesLaw and orderWar and unrestCanadaAlbertaCubaOttawaUnited StatesTorontoNorth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanOntariohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/409e6343643c4535bdd4c371a14ea17bTue, 05 May 2015 07:41:41 GMTJohn Kerry arrives in Somalia; 1st US secretary of state ever to visit countryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/082ae58dc72741949a246e5584d71520MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — John Kerry arrives in Somalia; 1st US secretary of state ever to visit country.iGovernment and politicsSomaliaEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/082ae58dc72741949a246e5584d71520Tue, 05 May 2015 08:56:48 GMTThai police find new trafficker camp, crackdown intensifieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1d518d780d14cd5860b712d37621292PADANG BESAR, Thailand (AP) — Police have found a recently abandoned camp on a forested hillside in southern Thailand believed to have held human trafficking victims, days after the grim discovery of 26 bodies at a separate location exposed a thriving human smuggling network.iGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeThailandSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1d518d780d14cd5860b712d37621292Tue, 05 May 2015 09:04:01 GMTChina to lift price controls on most drugs starting June 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31cb9b2ed5ea4c0ab4af311648f54349BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators will lift price controls on most medical drugs starting June 1 in hopes that a more market-driven pricing system will keep medical costs in check, the National Development and Reform Commission announced Tuesday.iBusinessGeneral newsHealthHealth care costsHealth issuesChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31cb9b2ed5ea4c0ab4af311648f54349Tue, 05 May 2015 07:41:21 GMTGreek police: body of murdered 4-year-old can never be foundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b6a96fa8609476da5b48120e179324dATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say the body of 4-year-old Bulgarian girl believed to have been killed by her father will likely never be found due to the way in which her killer disposed of her remains.iGeneral newsMissing personsViolent crimeCrimeGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b6a96fa8609476da5b48120e179324dTue, 05 May 2015 09:53:19 GMTLEADING OFF: Billingsley back on mound after 2-year layoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f141cdd694a24b51a2d6fd5dd8c2d7edA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f141cdd694a24b51a2d6fd5dd8c2d7edTue, 05 May 2015 07:38:44 GMTTIPOFF: Wizards look to keep up their winning ways on roadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94fec44f581545b38b34faf72dbda7c5The 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/94fec44f581545b38b34faf72dbda7c5Tue, 05 May 2015 07:38:04 GMTCruz hits 14th HR, Hernandez pitches Mariners past Angelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e208671f5ee344ed9b07f9b7278cf3eeANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Nelson Cruz and Felix Hernandez are both off to a scintillating start, and that combination was too much for the Los Angeles Angels to overcome.By JOE RESNICKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaSeattleTacomaUnited StatesNorth AmericaWashingtonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e208671f5ee344ed9b07f9b7278cf3eeTue, 05 May 2015 06:31:25 GMTNepali police, villagers dig through mud to pull out bodieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0428b3aa34a44edb8c73f56f98a2afbKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers were Tuesday digging through piles of earth and snow on a popular trekking route in Nepal, where an entire village was buried by a mudslide triggered by the earthquake that struck the region 10 days ago.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsEventsGovernment and politicsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0428b3aa34a44edb8c73f56f98a2afbTue, 05 May 2015 06:48:50 GMTIraq sends troops to key refinery amid heavy clashes with IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea93dd316e3945a2a23ea873c10be46dBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's military spokesman says reinforcements are being rushed to the key Beiji refinery north of Baghdad amid heavy fighting there with Islamic State militants.iGeneral newsTroop deploymentsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea93dd316e3945a2a23ea873c10be46dTue, 05 May 2015 10:03:42 GMTMelissa Rivers lauds and laughs in 'The Book of Joan'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/790d407138364791807df5342289325f"The Book of Joan" (Crown), by Melissa RiversBy BROOKE LEFFERTSeArts and entertainmentCelebrityBooks and literatureEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/790d407138364791807df5342289325fTue, 05 May 2015 09:55:13 GMTThailand's 87-year-old king makes rare appearancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d43bf5d51fe4266b270bd9a48a3e8c8BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej made a rare public appearance Tuesday to mark the 65th anniversary of his coronation.iGeneral newsThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d43bf5d51fe4266b270bd9a48a3e8c8Tue, 05 May 2015 09:06:02 GMTGreek officials lobby EU, ECB for swift loan payouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c7b8d7a5c924e0fa6499e6ab6bb14d7PARIS (AP) — Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis is meeting top European officials in Paris and Brussels as the cash-strapped country seeks the swift release of delayed bailout money that it needs to keep up with its debt payments.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGreeceEuropeFranceWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c7b8d7a5c924e0fa6499e6ab6bb14d7Tue, 05 May 2015 08:23:24 GMTRights group condemns atrocities in Syrian city of Aleppohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f286cb2fd14046b88afd45e31cd63b41BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and insurgents have both committed abuses in the contested northern city of Aleppo, but some of the government's actions amount to crimes against humanity, an international rights group said Tuesday.iGeneral newsCivil warsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsHumanitarian crisesSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f286cb2fd14046b88afd45e31cd63b41Tue, 05 May 2015 07:22:03 GMTCalif. seeks court stay of inmate's sex reassignment surgeryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/446cedca654a495e81cea06387128907SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials asked an appellate court on Monday to intervene to stay a lower court's order that the state immediately provide a transgender prison inmate with sex reassignment surgery.By DON THOMPSONaGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryCorrectional systemsLaw and orderCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/446cedca654a495e81cea06387128907Tue, 05 May 2015 09:52:29 GMTEU raises eurozone prediction despite bleaker Greek outlookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/888f14fed8c54375bfbbf936d1e64530BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has raised its forecast for economic growth across the 19-country eurozone despite a much gloomier outlook for Greece.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic outlookEconomyEuropeGreeceWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/888f14fed8c54375bfbbf936d1e64530Tue, 05 May 2015 09:01:17 GMTMan shot to death in IRA power base in Belfasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d167f0c60991491d9e28091eb0f879c0BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Northern Ireland police say a man has been shot to death in a Belfast neighborhood that long has been a power base for the outlawed Irish Republican Army.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeBelfastNorthern IrelandIrelandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d167f0c60991491d9e28091eb0f879c0Tue, 05 May 2015 10:09:28 GMTObama jokes with Letterman about post-retirement lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc6a0461d54b4610b836ef8135dfea01NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama is envisioning a future of playing dominoes with retiree David Letterman.By NEDRA PICKLEReArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc6a0461d54b4610b836ef8135dfea01Tue, 05 May 2015 07:08:25 GMTClubhouse chemistry in digital age: Winning still cures allhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c35d896ecf94922a1d2af80f95a1e70MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Relaxing with a cup of coffee in the Minnesota Twins' clubhouse one day last year at spring training, Eddie Guardado looked around.By DAVE CAMPBELLaGeneral newsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c35d896ecf94922a1d2af80f95a1e70Tue, 05 May 2015 07:36:37 GMTRangers GM ready for more critical look at last-place teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a750032275ca4b028b5a071f4e5e9b50With the Texas Rangers again at the bottom of the AL standings, general manager Jon Daniels is ready for a more critical look at the team.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a750032275ca4b028b5a071f4e5e9b50Tue, 05 May 2015 07:58:56 GMTClinton to discuss immigration reform in Nevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ad2005500e4afdb17fb7843889f884LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton intends to draw an early distinction with Republicans on immigration reform, pointing to a pathway to citizenship as an essential part of any overhaul in Congress.By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsImmigration policyRace and ethnicityHispanics2016 United States Presidential ElectionImmigrationBorder securityLegislatureNational electionsElectionsGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNevadaLas VegasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ad2005500e4afdb17fb7843889f884Tue, 05 May 2015 10:02:24 GMTRaleigh police officer burned by free coffee sues Starbuckshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8c503ba9bde43a18110fe26ea551a63RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Raleigh police officer who got a free cup of Starbucks coffee is suing the company for $50,000 after he spilled it and got burned.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsRaleighNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8c503ba9bde43a18110fe26ea551a63Tue, 05 May 2015 08:51:01 GMTSave the Children aid group reports dozens of migrants dead in new rescue tragedyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80ec0fd52fa447d9964d02afba025598ROME (AP) — Save the Children aid group reports dozens of migrants dead in new rescue tragedy.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsItalyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80ec0fd52fa447d9964d02afba025598Tue, 05 May 2015 10:06:46 GMTStart your engines: UK election hopefuls burn rubberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91fd44091e67437cb190cc052834e620LONDON (AP) — Britain's candidates are campaigning from Cornwall in southwestern England to the far northern reaches of Scotland in search of votes with the general election just two days away.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91fd44091e67437cb190cc052834e620Tue, 05 May 2015 09:21:11 GMTLawyers to make final arguments in Cleveland officer's trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de4364fbc15d4acf8337d3abc442ec98CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to make their closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of a Cleveland patrolman charged in the deaths of two unarmed people in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.By MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de4364fbc15d4acf8337d3abc442ec98Tue, 05 May 2015 06:40:08 GMTReforming Baltimore police will be expensive, costlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66105fd82481467e99af67abdba3f79eBALTIMORE (AP) — Months before Freddie Gray died of the broken neck he suffered during what Baltimore's top prosecutor called an illegal arrest, the city's mayor and police commissioner said the department needed reform and asked the Justice Department for help reviewing officer misconduct.By BEN NUCKOLS and MICHAEL BIESECKERaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriCivil rights violationsMunicipal governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesPoliceCrimePolitical corruptionLaw enforcement agenciesEventsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessPolitical issuesBaltimoreMarylandLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66105fd82481467e99af67abdba3f79eTue, 05 May 2015 08:26:32 GMTWhite House Brief: Things to know about Mike Huckabeehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a25309f15cbe40f2b24fc93135690fd3ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Huckabee, the preacher turned politician turned media personality, is entering the 2016 Republican presidential nomination race. Some key things to know about him:By BILL BARROWpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionChristianityReligionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a25309f15cbe40f2b24fc93135690fd3Tue, 05 May 2015 07:18:50 GMTDog rescued after being found impaled, dangling from treehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/269b6239c6d2499e9fa81e33fa4a9edbWADMALAW ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A dog has been rescued after he was found impaled on a tree limb and dangling 15 feet in the air in a South Carolina marsh.aGeneral newsDogsMammalsAnimalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/269b6239c6d2499e9fa81e33fa4a9edbTue, 05 May 2015 09:01:38 GMTVolkswagen won't rush choice of new board chairhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94a16416eef44406ac0af6a9a11341adFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The acting chairman of Volkswagen AG says the company won't rush its choice of a new chair after the resignation of company patriarch Ferdinand Piech.fBusinessCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94a16416eef44406ac0af6a9a11341adTue, 05 May 2015 09:13:01 GMTClimbers leave Everest after Sherpas refuse to rebuild routehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4adfc9cd02d74574bd4c6611bf5279f8KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Climbers who stayed in villages close to the Everest base camp are packing their gear and leaving the mountain because Sherpa guides have refused to rebuild a climbing route destroyed by the earthquake-triggered avalanche, mountaineering officials said Tuesday.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeProperty damageNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMountainsEventsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnvironment and natureNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4adfc9cd02d74574bd4c6611bf5279f8Tue, 05 May 2015 09:00:16 GMT