FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 04 May 2016 21:52:39 -07:00Castro homers, drives in 4 to help Astros rout Twins 16-4, 05 May 2016 03:54:21 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Jason Castro homered and drove in four runs, and Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa both homered and knocked in three as the Houston Astros won consecutive games for the first time this season with a 16-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night. homers, Marlins hold on for 4-3 win, 05 May 2016 03:08:13 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton is one of the game's best home run hitters. He is also a solid defensive player, which helped the Miami Marlins hold off the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night. Did Prince's call for help get right response?, 05 May 2016 00:53:05 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Dramatic details emerging about how a California doctor reacted to a desperate call for help from Prince's staff a day before the musician was found dead have drawn criticism from experts in addiction medicine. urges Asian-Americans to stand up to bigotry, 05 May 2016 01:30:01 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders to fight bigotry and to press Congress to update U.S. immigration policy. for all: Cavaliers make record 25 3-pointers, rout Hawks, 05 May 2016 04:48:18 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Your shot, Warriors. Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has died, 05 May 2016 02:56:12 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, of Utah, who shied away from the spotlight but earned a reputation as someone who knew how to get things done in Washington, has died. He was 82. Plan for restoring Northwest salmon runs not enough, 05 May 2016 01:19:14 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A massive habitat restoration effort by the U.S. government doesn't do nearly enough to improve Northwest salmon runs, a federal judge ruled Thursday, handing a major victory to conservationists, anglers and others who hope to someday see four dams on the Snake River breached to make way for the fish. in US seek immigration help after quake, 05 May 2016 03:57:39 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Ecuadorean immigrants are asking the Obama administration to allow their fellow citizens in the United States illegally to stay here and work while the South American country recovers from a magnitude-7.8 earthquake. Teachers Union decides against taking strike vote, 05 May 2016 01:21:19 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Teachers Union has decided against striking over the lack of a contract, for now. stocks follow Wall Street lower after uneven US data, 05 May 2016 03:25:18 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Most Asian stocks drifted lower in holiday-thinned trade after some uneven economic data sent investors into a holding pattern. gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights, 05 May 2016 01:36:11 GMTLegislation has been proposed in states across the country to protect those who — due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing backlash from opponents. The US Justice Department said Wednesday that North Carolina's law limiting protections for LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says the Obama administration's warning means the issue is no longer confined to North Carolina and could affect other states. Here's a look at legislation around the country: jackpot increases to $415 million, 05 May 2016 04:33:13 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has grown even larger. watchdog proposes ban on some arbitration clauses, 05 May 2016 04:05:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — If government regulators get their way, it's going to become a lot easier to sue your bank. Hastert, Illinois weighs change to child sex abuse law, 05 May 2016 01:22:48 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A state lawmaker and former prosecutor wants to eliminate the statute of limitations on child sex crimes in Illinois, a response to the hush-money case against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert. of 42 Hanford workers evaluated for chemical exposure, 05 May 2016 04:43:12 GMTRICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Officials say the number of workers at Hanford Nuclear Reservation evaluated for chemical vapor exposure has climbed to 42, following reports last month that a tank had leaked several thousand gallons of radioactive waste. Papi hits 509th HR to power Red Sox past White Sox 5-2, 05 May 2016 04:25:56 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell shook his head and grinned when asked about the latest clutch hit and milestone home run by David Ortiz. House tries to rally votes for Detroit schools bill, 05 May 2016 02:59:29 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Detroit's financially struggling schools, which saw teacher sick-outs this week (all times local): Ortiz hits 509th homer to power Red Sox past White Sox, 05 May 2016 03:10:59 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — David Ortiz hit his 509th home run to put the Boston Red Sox ahead to stay in a 5-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night. employee kills co-worker, self at Houston-area company, 05 May 2016 01:35:31 GMTKATY, Texas (AP) — A man dismissed last month from a Houston-area transportation company stormed into the facility and opened fire on Wednesday, fatally shooting a former co-worker and injuring two others before turning the gun on himself, saying his life had been ruined, sheriff's officials said. Bay Rays hit 4 home runs and beat Dodgers 8-5, 05 May 2016 04:19:06 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have struggled at the plate this season. Surprisingly, hitting home runs has not been an issue. blocks child-care license for family detention center, 05 May 2016 01:05:21 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge has blocked a temporary residential child-care license for one of the nation's largest detention centers for families caught crossing the southern U.S. border illegally. scores in OT, Penguins beat Capitals 3-2, 05 May 2016 03:57:18 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Patric Hornqvist beat Braden Holtby between the legs 2:31 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the second-round series. tells Flint residents, 'I've got your back', 05 May 2016 02:43:43 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — Sipping filtered city water to show it's again drinkable, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on leaders at all levels of government until every drop of water flowing into homes in Flint, Michigan, is safe to use. will re-create ring of honor at new headquarters, 05 May 2016 01:03:48 GMTFRISCO, Texas (AP) — The new headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys will have a re-creation of the team's ring of honor that will include cleat prints of Roger Staubach and Drew Pearson 50 yards apart — the length of their famous touchdown play in a 1975 playoff game. raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, 05 May 2016 00:45:36 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The governor of California on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21. set NBA playoff record for 3-pointers, 05 May 2016 01:52:28 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have set an NBA playoff record by making 22 3-pointers in Game 2 against Atlanta on Wednesday night. in History, 05 May 2016 04:05:12 GMTToday is Thursday, May 5, the 126th day of 2016. There are 240 days left in the year. Prince arranged to meet addiction doctor, 05 May 2016 01:15:41 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In his final weeks, Prince hid signs of trouble from his fans, stonewalling reports of an overdose that required an emergency plane landing and making a brief public appearance to reassure them. But privately, the superstar was in crisis, seeking help from a prominent addiction expert that ultimately came too late. OFF: DeGrom looks for 4-0 start in San Diego start, 05 May 2016 01:52:43 GMTA look at what's happening all around the majors Thursday: legalization backers kick off California campaign, 05 May 2016 01:27:58 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A long-anticipated campaign to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state that produces more pot than any other commenced in California on Wednesday as supporters announced they have collected enough signatures to qualify a voter initiative for the November ballot. gives Cardinals 5-4 win over Phillies, 05 May 2016 04:41:28 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday delivered the St. Louis Cardinals' first walk-off win of the season on Wednesday night and then was mobbed by his teammates. called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist, 05 May 2016 04:12:06 GMTMILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The Northern California doctor who was asked to help Prince before his death is an addiction and pain specialist who has championed the use of a semi-synthetic opiate to treat pain. Video Game Hall of Fame prepares to induct 2016 class, 05 May 2016 04:38:02 GMTROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Last year, "Super Mario Bros." and "Pong" were among the first inductees to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. Things to Know for Thursday, 05 May 2016 01:26:54 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:, Yankees beat Orioles 7-0 to end 6-game skid, 05 May 2016 03:39:00 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — For a change, the New York Yankees did just about everything right. declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil town, 05 May 2016 04:24:13 GMTFORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Alberta declared a state of emergency Wednesday as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada's main oil sands city of Fort McMurray, forcing more than 80,000 residents to flee. details kidnapping death of girl on Navajo nation, 05 May 2016 01:12:33 GMTSHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — On the far side of a desert hilltop in the shadow of the Shiprock Pinnacle, a towering monolith sacred to the Navajo Nation, the stranger ignored the cries of an 11-year-old girl. throws 5-hit shutout; Indians beat Tigers 4-0, 05 May 2016 02:05:37 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber gave the Detroit Tigers two chances. Then he looked like a Cy Young Award winner. teachers ending 2-day sick-out, fighting legislation, 05 May 2016 03:39:43 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Detroit schools reopened Wednesday after teachers who had called out sick for two days received assurances from the financially struggling district that they would continue to be paid. pioneer's upstate NY museum set to reopen soon, 05 May 2016 04:35:13 GMTHAMMONDSPORT, N.Y. (AP) — A museum that showcases the work of a New York-born aviation pioneer is set to reopen later this month. government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights, 05 May 2016 00:43:31 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday, putting the state on notice that it is in danger of being sued and losing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding. families sue over transgender access to locker room, 05 May 2016 03:13:22 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Dozens of families took legal action Wednesday in a bid to stop a suburban Chicago school district from allowing a transgender student to use a girls' locker room and restroom, arguing the policy trampled on the privacy rights of other students. delivers winning hit, Blue Jays beat Rangers 4-3, 05 May 2016 02:48:11 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Hits have been few and far between for Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin in 2016. Former Republican Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, who was ousted in a wave of tea party-led anger in 2010, has died, 05 May 2016 01:55:46 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Assistant: Former Republican Utah Sen. Bob Bennett, who was ousted in a wave of tea party-led anger in 2010, has died.'s Marc Leishman out of Rio Olympics consideration, 05 May 2016 02:06:57 GMTMarc Leishman won't be playing golf for Australia at the Rio Olympics in August, citing concerns over the health of his family because of the mosquito-borne Zika virus. set NBA record with 18 3-pointers in half, 05 May 2016 01:24:15 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have set an NBA record by making 18 3-pointers in the first half of Game 2 against Atlanta on Wednesday night. to hear forced medication appeal in doctor murder case, 05 May 2016 04:31:13 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether a doctor charged with killing a Yale University physician can be forcibly medicated to render him competent to stand trial. Latest: Doctor called to help Prince is pain specialist, 05 May 2016 04:36:17 GMTMILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Dr. Howard Kornfeld, an addiction and pain specialist, who was asked to help Prince before his death (all times local): Judge: Clinton may be ordered to testify in records case, 05 May 2016 01:04:27 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday he may order Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton to testify under oath about whether she used a private email server as secretary of state to evade public records disclosures. Capitol Hill, GOP muted a day after Trump's ascension, 05 May 2016 01:05:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The reaction of congressional Republicans to Donald Trump's ascension ranged from subdued to silent on Wednesday, a day after the billionaire TV personality was all but anointed as the party's presidential nominee.