FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 29 May 2015 01:07:57 -0700Muhammadu Buhari takes over Nigeria in crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/977933946dde44bb85c12f5648abd62cABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Muhammadu Buhari takes over a nation in crisis Friday with an Islamic uprising that has made 1.5 million people homeless and coffers emptied by massive corruption.By MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestNigeriaAfricaAbujaWest Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/977933946dde44bb85c12f5648abd62cFri, 29 May 2015 07:11:49 GMTAlleged Nazi war criminal wanted by Russia dies in Quebechttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/871386e6687648f5991b7297a6f3744eMONTREAL (AP) — The second most wanted man on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of Nazi war criminals — charged earlier this month by Russia with genocide — has died at age 93, his lawyer said.iGeneral newsWar crimesNazismGenocidesThe HolocaustWar and unrestObituariesGovernment and politicsEventsCanadaCrimeaRussiaQuebecBelarusMoscowNorth AmericaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/871386e6687648f5991b7297a6f3744eFri, 29 May 2015 05:45:27 GMTWashington farmers are dumping unprofitable appleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a3995d3cdd74581b32d784ed51ab2cbSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A record crop of apples, coupled with the West Coast port slowdown earlier this year, is taking a toll on Washington apple growers.By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSaBusinessGeneral newsAgricultureIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesWashingtonSpokaneUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a3995d3cdd74581b32d784ed51ab2cbFri, 29 May 2015 06:22:15 GMTKluber strikes out 13 in Indians' 5-3 win over Marinershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdd5a546f2d7421facd80b9a71e54045SEATTLE (AP) — Even a couple of home runs couldn't derail the roll Cleveland's Corey Kluber is on, getting closer to the form that earned him the AL Cy Young award a season ago.By TIM BOOTHsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdd5a546f2d7421facd80b9a71e54045Fri, 29 May 2015 05:53:48 GMTKang, Marte, Polanco homer in Pirates' 11-5 win vs Padreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/360afd7b82d64590881c08019369968dSAN DIEGO (AP) — Jung Ho Kang hit a three-run homer and Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco also went deep off Ian Kennedy to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to their seventh straight victory, 11-5 over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night.By BERNIE WILSONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/360afd7b82d64590881c08019369968dFri, 29 May 2015 05:23:56 GMTGrichuk could cut into Jay's playing time for Cardinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12743005ff164b1aa7884bb96475e89cST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Jay was the St. Louis Cardinals' center fielder and primary leadoff man when he went on the 15-day disabled list with a wrist injury.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsAthlete injuriesSports transactionsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12743005ff164b1aa7884bb96475e89cFri, 29 May 2015 07:09:20 GMTHastert indictment offers few clues about alleged misconducthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e2a5fb485794495a6baf68cfb606b38CHICAGO (AP) — A newly unveiled indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Illinois Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime high school teacher silent about "prior misconduct." But it offers few hints about a central question: What was the alleged wrongdoing?By MICHAEL TARMaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIndictmentsLegal proceedingsPolitical corruptionPolitical resignationsCrimeHigh school sportsLegislatureLaw and orderPolitical issuesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsSportsIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e2a5fb485794495a6baf68cfb606b38Fri, 29 May 2015 06:14:49 GMTMyanmar warns against 'finger pointing' at migrant meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30256118c7264eddaf7682c72657099aBANGKOK (AP) — Regional talks to deal with the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia began Friday with a defensive Myanmar official criticizing those who blame his country for causing the crisis, saying "finger pointing" would not help.By JOCELYN GECKER and MALCOLM J. FOSTERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesGovernment and politicsInternational relationsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsThailandMyanmarSoutheast AsiaMalaysiaBangkokAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30256118c7264eddaf7682c72657099aFri, 29 May 2015 08:06:37 GMTLatest on flooding: Body pulled from Houston Ship Channelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bab08c6495b4e9a9acf454aea97f7de10:45 p.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherDisaster planning and responseFloodsStormsSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersEvacuationsMissing personsTrafficTransportationTexasOklahomaHoustonSan MarcosLubbockFort WorthKansasNormanColorado RiverArkansasHaysUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bab08c6495b4e9a9acf454aea97f7deFri, 29 May 2015 06:39:18 GMTMuhammadu Buhari takes over a nation in crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/495543ee6fc74733ae5035a0f98eb282ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Muhammadu Buhari takes over a nation in crisis with an Islamic uprising that has made 1.5 million people homeless and coffers emptied by massive corruption.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNigeriaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/495543ee6fc74733ae5035a0f98eb282Fri, 29 May 2015 06:33:42 GMTAt least 20 years in prison awaits Silk Road founderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a144a66d8c1d4f3c910c8d5264e194f9NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors are asking a Manhattan judge to sentence a San Francisco man who created the online drug-peddling site Silk Road to decades in prison, while the defendant is asking to be freed soon enough to show he's a changed man.By LARRY NEUMEISTERaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a144a66d8c1d4f3c910c8d5264e194f9Fri, 29 May 2015 05:08:45 GMTLatest on flooding: Officials focus on Houston-area rivershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc52477a30c148d3b1919e87633b63661:30 a.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleWeatherFloodsStormsAccidents and disastersTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc52477a30c148d3b1919e87633b6366Fri, 29 May 2015 06:30:14 GMTPaul running hard on civil liberties after his Senate gambithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/687f8f84cb36419b809a11d294c3d935CHICAGO (AP) — He infuriated his party leaders by almost single-handedly delaying the extension of the Patriot Act. Now, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is fighting to transform his recent Capitol Hill victory into momentum with the voters who will select the next president.By STEVE PEOPLES and TAMMY WEBBERhtGovernment and politicsTechnologyUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsHuman rights and civil libertiesLegislature2016 United States Presidential ElectionGovernment surveillanceNational securityPolitical partiesFilibustersSocial issuesSocial affairsNational electionsElectionsPolitical issuesDefense policyMilitary and defenseGovernment policyPolitical organizationsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/687f8f84cb36419b809a11d294c3d935Fri, 29 May 2015 07:07:39 GMTWho? Townshend, Springteen, Daltrey jam at NYC eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8e269acdeb349968520618506c54c67NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager, and joined Townshend and surprise guest Roger Daltrey onstage for a rocking set.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8e269acdeb349968520618506c54c67Fri, 29 May 2015 05:36:45 GMTBritain's Cameron in Poland in search for support on reformhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16edc1f937c4426ea18a93e249e462eeWARSAW, Poland (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron is in Warsaw as a part of a visit to four European capitals as he seeks support for renegotiating his country's relationship with the European Union.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomPolandEuropeWarsawWestern EuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16edc1f937c4426ea18a93e249e462eeFri, 29 May 2015 07:20:10 GMTRepublican Wyoming on board with federal sage grouse policyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50c2525bb88f41508b2fe0911a0085b3CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Many Republicans are wary of a large federal effort to protect the greater sage grouse — but not the Republican governor of Wyoming, the state with the biggest share of the birds and more energy development in their habitat than any other.By MEAD GRUVERaBusinessGeneral newsScienceSmall businessAnimalsEnvironmental conservation and preservationBirdsWildlifeGovernment and politicsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeEnergy and the environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironmental concernsNatural resource managementWyomingUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50c2525bb88f41508b2fe0911a0085b3Fri, 29 May 2015 07:32:52 GMTAP Exclusive: UN rights staff fear for jobs amid abuse casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9295ca0c03242dbaae30c034c4a770aUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N.'s poor handling of child sexual abuse claims against French soldiers has human rights staffers fearing for their jobs as they struggle with how to respond to highly sensitive allegations in the future, according to a letter to the world body's human rights chief obtained by The Associated Press.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsCriminal investigationsHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimes against childrenCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareGovernment and politicsCentral African RepublicCentral AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9295ca0c03242dbaae30c034c4a770aFri, 29 May 2015 05:02:34 GMTIndia's heat wave tests water supply; death toll over 1,800http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3020ed7ec225409c9f44a06f199bd79bHYDERABAD, India (AP) — Dizzying temperatures killed hundreds more Indians over the past day, causing water shortages in thousands of villages and driving the death toll from a weeks-long heat wave to at least 1,826 by Friday.iGeneral newsTravelLifestyleHeat wavesWeatherAccidents and disastersNatural disastersWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementIndiaHyderabadSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3020ed7ec225409c9f44a06f199bd79bFri, 29 May 2015 06:37:21 GMTLEADING OFF: Harvey hopes to bounce back, Shields unbeatenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6d03ec7cf1f44878e32219c7fbcfed1A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:By The Associated PresssSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6d03ec7cf1f44878e32219c7fbcfed1Fri, 29 May 2015 07:08:37 GMTWho? Townshend, Springtseen, Daltrey jam at NYC eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d024616231054e3e8cbbb47e3abc7ff3NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager, and joined Townshend and surprise guest Roger Daltrey onstage for a rocking set.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d024616231054e3e8cbbb47e3abc7ff3Fri, 29 May 2015 05:19:17 GMTIsrael begins honoring long-overlooked Jewish WWII veteranshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d340a4adcbba4aa6b37d507bb20f61e3JERUSALEM (AP) — As a proud patriot, Brooklyn-born Dan Nadel enlisted in the U.S. army right after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. But there was another force driving him to battle — his Jewish faith.By ARON HELLERiGeneral newsThe HolocaustWorld War IIVeteransMuseumsNazismEventsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelGovernment and politicsJerusalemIsraelUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d340a4adcbba4aa6b37d507bb20f61e3Fri, 29 May 2015 07:10:14 GMTArraignment for woman accused of killing fiance on Hudsonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d3b77495c8c43f1b0cdc72751f2de9aGOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of killing her fiance by sabotaging his kayak on the Hudson River is due in court to answer murder and manslaughter charges.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeMissing personsLaw and orderAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNew YorkHudsonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d3b77495c8c43f1b0cdc72751f2de9aFri, 29 May 2015 06:29:35 GMTBob Baffert grows into racing's grateful elder statesmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1c1774ed5354f61b1a2d12ef1256266ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Bob Baffert came blasting into thoroughbred racing in Southern California talking smack. Wearing a cowboy hat and boots, he had already conquered the quarter horse world and was ready to take aim at the bigger money and prestige offered by training regally-bred thoroughbreds.By BETH HARRISaGeneral newsSportsThoroughbred racingQuarter horse racingHorse racingBelmont StakesSocial mediaEventsOnline mediaMediaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1c1774ed5354f61b1a2d12ef1256266Fri, 29 May 2015 07:11:25 GMTChina stocks seesaw, investors jittery after big tumblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e5c9dcd1c644aa3b444c9fb33383a1dHONG KONG (AP) — Chinese stocks seesawed on Friday as investors remained jittery a day after a sharp sell-off. Other major Asian benchmarks climbed.By KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsCommodity marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial marketsStock marketsHong KongChinaShanghaiEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e5c9dcd1c644aa3b444c9fb33383a1dFri, 29 May 2015 07:01:14 GMTThailand says agrees to US flights to search for boat peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/499f5c5195ab4358bacc9f9041a2522cBANGKOK (AP) — Bangkok has agreed to allow the U.S. military to operate flights out of Thailand to search for migrants stuck on boats, a Thai official said Friday.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/499f5c5195ab4358bacc9f9041a2522cFri, 29 May 2015 06:42:25 GMTTHE LATEST: Small straw poll has Blatter ahead pre-votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d68f0fa4d88a4ad2a457e18445f5e73aZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:iGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerInternational soccerProfessional soccerCorruption in sportsSports governanceSoccerMen's sportsZurichSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d68f0fa4d88a4ad2a457e18445f5e73aFri, 29 May 2015 07:47:07 GMTCarda leads UCLA past Oregon 7-1 in WCWShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20c44fc96e224058ba2e0b94bd8898adOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Ally Carda pitched a complete game to help UCLA defeat Oregon 7-1 on Thursday night in the Women's College World Series.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsSoftballWomen's sportsOregonOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20c44fc96e224058ba2e0b94bd8898adFri, 29 May 2015 06:18:21 GMTIMAX plans Hong Kong IPO for China unithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/489d29ff8815474ab7e5730065eccf3aHONG KONG (AP) — IMAX plans to sell shares of its China unit in Hong Kong as it seeks to accelerate its expansion in the fast-growing Chinese movie market.By KELVIN CHANfBusinessArts and entertainmentCorporate stockCorporate newsHong KongChinaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/489d29ff8815474ab7e5730065eccf3aFri, 29 May 2015 05:14:57 GMTProtesters occupying church for 11 years pray for reprievehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04cdb003911048bcb69ebd34ae515ee9SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) — Parishioners occupying a Catholic church south of Boston for nearly 11 years say they're not worried about a court-ordered deadline.aGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsMassachusettsBostonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04cdb003911048bcb69ebd34ae515ee9Fri, 29 May 2015 06:02:40 GMTManhunt underway in Kansas after officer shot in headhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94e241772b814b9d810847a65c14540cLIBERTY, Kan. (AP) — Two people are in custody and a manhunt is underway in southeastern Kansas for a third suspect after an Oklahoma police officer was shot in the head during a traffic pursuit, police said.aGeneral newsOklahomaKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94e241772b814b9d810847a65c14540cFri, 29 May 2015 05:47:32 GMTTimeline of the career of ex-US House Speaker Dennis Hasterthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54562cd84ec044cb92022b0e5adae665CHICAGO (AP) — A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican. Before the indictment handed down Thursday, Hastert was remarkable for being a little-known state lawmaker from suburban Chicago who eventually rose to the third-highest office in the land.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState legislatureHigh school sportsCoachingIndictmentsLegislatureState governmentsSportsLaw and orderIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54562cd84ec044cb92022b0e5adae665Fri, 29 May 2015 06:22:59 GMTHeat wave across India drives death toll to more than 1,800http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/039fbe5403fb43a5b1e3cbf86d8f2400HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Dizzying temperatures have killed hundreds more Indians, driving the death toll from a weeks-long heat wave to at least 1,826.iGeneral newsTravelLifestyleHeat wavesWeatherIndiaHyderabadSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/039fbe5403fb43a5b1e3cbf86d8f2400Fri, 29 May 2015 06:06:59 GMTQuotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0c9e4aece294cc5a0b5e9c20dc8b4fa"You won't get anyone to say anything bad about him out here. Everybody loved him. The kids loved him and they still do." — David Corwin, whose son wrestled in high school for former House Speaker Dennis Hastert. Hastert was indicted for agreeing to pay millions in hush money to keep a person from the Illinois town where he was a longtime high school teacher silent about "prior misconduct."By The Associated PressaGeneral newsNational Spelling BeeSports governanceProfessional soccerInternational soccerEventsSportsSoccerSpelling beesAcademic competitionsEducationSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0c9e4aece294cc5a0b5e9c20dc8b4faFri, 29 May 2015 07:02:05 GMTCivilians biggest losers on Afghan war's new northern fronthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edaca66ee03847d59c607cac8022d504KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (AP) — When the Taliban descended a month ago on Dam Shakh, a hamlet on the wheat-growing plains of northern Afghanistan's Kunduz province, nobody was prepared.By LYNNE O'DONNELLiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edaca66ee03847d59c607cac8022d504Fri, 29 May 2015 06:55:19 GMTBelt homers, doubles in Giants' 7-0 win over Braveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/186b2df69a0a45fbb5dd867bcd64e0d7SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Belt's solo home run in the seventh inning broke up a scoreless pitching duel and the San Francisco Giants won their fourth straight, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Thursday night.By RICK EYMERsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/186b2df69a0a45fbb5dd867bcd64e0d7Fri, 29 May 2015 04:57:25 GMTAt $75 a game, indoor football isn't about the moneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a869426831fe45e3819522c595ae1dedOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Chuck Wright was hooked the first time he tried professional indoor football. His pay for that game: a $10 bill and six-pack of Bud Light.By ERIC OLSONaGeneral newsSportsFootballSports transactionsSports businessProfessional footballOmahaIowaNebraskaSioux CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a869426831fe45e3819522c595ae1dedFri, 29 May 2015 07:10:12 GMTAnthrax shipments came from military site in Utah deserthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c592106a24f44f790b18dbbb35093f6SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to government and commercial laboratories occurred at a military post in a desolate stretch of the Utah desert that has been testing chemical weapons since it opened in 1942.By BRADY McCOMBS and ROBERT BURNSaGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsScienceState governmentsMilitary leadershipChemical weaponsMilitary and defenseWeapons of mass destructionArmed forcesUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c592106a24f44f790b18dbbb35093f6Fri, 29 May 2015 07:45:39 GMTJapan data show spending, factory output muted as yen fallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40533fa7438b42b396115f67e7878ce0TOKYO (AP) — Japanese data on Friday showed a mixed outlook for the world's third-largest economy while a renewed decline in the value of the yen is adding to uncertainty over whether the recovery is gaining ground.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsPricesCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsLabor economyLeading economic indicatorsJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40533fa7438b42b396115f67e7878ce0Fri, 29 May 2015 06:04:11 GMTWho? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/401aefd7456c456487c434d2b4dce141NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager, and joined Townshend and surprise guest Roger Daltrey onstage for a rocking set.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/401aefd7456c456487c434d2b4dce141Fri, 29 May 2015 06:58:47 GMTChina destroys more than 660 tons of smuggled ivoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea58bd28b1194a35acd752afd679c5a7BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have destroyed 662 tons of ivory that was seized after being smuggled in the country, as part of a crackdown on the illegal trade.iGeneral newsInternational tradeSmugglingEconomyBusinessCrimeChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea58bd28b1194a35acd752afd679c5a7Fri, 29 May 2015 06:42:33 GMTFor failed Atlantic City loan program, big promises fizzledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ad5c08b207c437a894aa31184abbe5eATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When Jim Thigpen first met with an investor in early 2012 to discuss selling control of the Tennessee financial firm he had run for more than 20 years, he said W. Wesley Drummon boasted of a business plan that involved $2 billion from the Bank of China. Nothing was said about running a loan program for Atlantic City.By JOSH CORNFIELDaBusinessGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsContracts and ordersLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsCorporate newsAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesChinaNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ad5c08b207c437a894aa31184abbe5eFri, 29 May 2015 06:14:26 GMTSuge Knight returns to court to try to dismiss murder casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/771ef71ad5a946768c248a91033cde4dLOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight's lawyer argues that a murder case against the former rap music mogul should be dismissed because one of the men he allegedly ran over earlier this year didn't identify him in court.By ANTHONY McCARTNEYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentLegal proceedingsViolent crimeHit-and-runCrimeCelebrityLaw and orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/771ef71ad5a946768c248a91033cde4dFri, 29 May 2015 06:39:59 GMTUN nuke agency to issue report showing Iran probe stalledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0f6fb87ad4a4a428a6df23d047f2596VIENNA (AP) — Diplomats say the U.N.'s atomic agency will be reporting a standstill in attempts to probe allegations Iran worked on nuclear arms, in an assessment later Friday.By GEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsNuclear weaponsWeapons of mass destructionGovernment and politicsIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0f6fb87ad4a4a428a6df23d047f2596Fri, 29 May 2015 07:55:22 GMTIannetta's slam helps Wilson, Angels rout Tigers 12-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afaf50df97b646ca94cf9e3634a984c6ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Chris Iannetta hit his fourth career grand slam, Albert Pujols and Matt Joyce also homered and C.J. Wilson pitched two-hit ball over six innings for the Los Angeles Angels in a 12-2 rout over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afaf50df97b646ca94cf9e3634a984c6Fri, 29 May 2015 05:24:45 GMTOfficials eye river levels in Texas, with focus on Houstonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58d0cdfdd11449cc8cfec44e16ddf4c3HOUSTON (AP) — Officials are closely monitoring the levels of rivers in Texas engorged by the deluge of last weekend.By JUAN A. LOZANO and SETH ROBBINSaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleWeatherFloodsDisaster planning and responseStormsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersTexasHoustonColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58d0cdfdd11449cc8cfec44e16ddf4c3Fri, 29 May 2015 06:45:10 GMTChina destroys more than 660 kilograms of smuggled ivoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f1ee6e99383447dbf46bebf6139cb5cBEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities Friday destroyed 662 kilograms of ivory that was seized after being smuggled into the country, as part of a crackdown on the illegal trade.iGeneral newsInternational tradeSmugglingEconomyBusinessCrimeChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f1ee6e99383447dbf46bebf6139cb5cFri, 29 May 2015 07:01:02 GMTFIFA President Blatter asks to be re-elected despite crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ece87776ebe3408493c24d9109e3e356ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter says he can solve his sport's problems if re-elected as FIFA president after the arrest of leading soccer officials this week "unleashed a storm."By ROB HARRISiGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerInternational soccerProfessional soccerSoccerSports governanceNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ece87776ebe3408493c24d9109e3e356Fri, 29 May 2015 08:08:32 GMTRussia steps up propaganda push with online "Kremlin trolls"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81e3eb0c27f84d23904c8d8339f14e2fST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Deep inside a four-story marble building in St. Petersburg, hundreds of workers tap away at computers on the front lines of an information war, say those who have been inside. Known as "Kremlin trolls," the men and women work 12-hour shifts around the clock, flooding the Internet with propaganda aimed at stamping President Vladimir Putin's world vision on Russia, and the world.By IULIIA SUBBOTOVSKAiGeneral newsOnline news mediaNational electionsOnline mediaMediaNews mediaElectionsGovernment and politicsRussiaMoscowSaint PetersburgCrimeaSerbiaUkraineEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81e3eb0c27f84d23904c8d8339f14e2fFri, 29 May 2015 06:09:33 GMTAthletics rally to beat Yankees 5-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fe336b3f8fb468e8ae8ee01ccbe4bf3OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ben Zobrist drew a bases-loaded walk from David Carpenter in the seventh inning to break a tie and the Oakland Athletics rallied from a three-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Thursday night.By JOSH DUBOWsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsOaklandNew York CityCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fe336b3f8fb468e8ae8ee01ccbe4bf3Fri, 29 May 2015 05:04:21 GMTVolcano erupts on southern Japanese islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/086a17813a8249969d7119ed8a6d4439TOKYO (AP) — A volcano erupted on a small island in southern Japan on Friday, spewing black clouds of ash and rock towering into the sky and prompting authorities to tell residents to evacuate the island.iGeneral newsEvacuationsVolcanoesAccidents and disastersNatural disastersEnvironment and natureJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/086a17813a8249969d7119ed8a6d4439Fri, 29 May 2015 06:55:06 GMT