FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 05 May 2015 12:09:43 -0700Maria Sharapova advances to 3rd round of Madrid Open (AP) — Maria Sharapova advanced to the third round of the Madrid Open by beating Mariana Duque-Marino of Colombia 6-1, 6-2 on Tuesday.By HAROLD HECKLEsSportsMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsTennisWomen's sportsSpainMadridCzech RepublicWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 05 May 2015 17:51:55 GMTAustria files criminal complaint over alleged NSA snooping (AP) — Austria is asking for a legal investigation of allegations that the German intelligence service helped the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdrop on the country's political leaders.Associated PressiGeneral newsIntelligence agenciesGovernment surveillanceNational securityGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseAustriaGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 05 May 2015 18:07:17 GMTIrish nanny charged in baby's death wins release on bail, Mass. (AP) — An Irish nanny accused of killing a 1-year-old Massachusetts girl in her care more than two years ago won provisional freedom Tuesday after a judge agreed to bail as authorities review medical evidence ahead of her trial.By BOB SALSBERGaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderMassachusettsIrelandFraminghamUnited StatesNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 05 May 2015 17:35:47 GMTTaking a break from Expo among Milan's cultural draws (AP) — Milan is used to being the center of attention, albeit in brief spurts. The fashion crowd blows through here four times a year for seasonal shows. The city is the site of one of the world's premier design fairs each April. The rest of the year it is the center of Italian finance and business, more backroom deal than global showcase.By COLLEEN BARRYtTravelLifestyleExpo 2015 Milan ItalyMuseumsVisual artsEventsRecreation and leisureLeisure travelArts and entertainmentMilanItalyTurinWestern EuropeEurope, 05 May 2015 17:55:52 GMTCanadian judge delays bail decision for ex-Gitmo inmate, Alberta (AP) — A Canadian judge said Tuesday she needs more time to make a decision on whether a former Guantanamo Bay inmate should be released on bail while he appeals his conviction for war crimes in the United States.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsWar crimesGovernment and politicsInternational lawLaw and orderWar and unrestInternational relationsCanadaAlbertaCubaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 05 May 2015 17:41:38 GMTFinal EPA plan would leave some asbestos in Montana town, Mont. (AP) — Federal regulators' long-delayed final cleanup plan for a Montana mining town where thousands have been sickened by asbestos contamination would leave some of the deadly material where it sits, in the walls of houses, underground and elsewhere.By MATTHEW BROWNaBusinessGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsScienceSmall businessProduction facilitiesEnvironmental healthPublic healthEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCorporate newsMontanaBillingsUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:48:41 GMT'Avengers' + 'Star Wars' = big year for Disney ANGELES (AP) — Who would win if Captain America fought Luke Skywalker? Why Disney, of course, which stands to bring in astronomical amounts of money this year from two big installments of two of the most popular film franchises ever.By RYAN NAKASHIMAhtBusinessTechnologyFinancial performanceCorporate news, 05 May 2015 17:11:47 GMTEU raises eurozone forecast despite bleaker Greek outlook (AP) — The European Union has nudged up its forecast for economic growth across the 19-country eurozone despite a much gloomier outlook for Greece, which is struggling to get its hands on vital bailout cash it needs to pay off debts.By PAN PYLAS and RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic outlookEconomyEconomic policyRecessions and depressionsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyEuropeGreeceWestern Europe, 05 May 2015 17:18:53 GMTClosing arguments underway in Cleveland officer's trial (AP) — A patrolman charged in the deaths of two unarmed people in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire acted unreasonably when he stood on the hood of their car and fired into the windshield when they were no longer a threat, prosecutors said Tuesday in closing arguments.By MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:52:41 GMTRegulators: Californians missed governor's water conservation target by wide margin in March, Calif. (AP) — Regulators: Californians missed governor's water conservation target by wide margin in March.aGeneral newsEnvironmental conservation and preservationNatural resource managementEnvironmental laws and regulationsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsWater environmentCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:26:10 GMTMissouri lawmakers override veto to enact welfare limits CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers voted Tuesday to remove several thousand families from a welfare program by imposing shorter time limits for people to receive the benefits, overriding a veto by the state's Democratic governor.By MARIE FRENCHaGovernment and politicsGovernment welfare systemsState legislatureState governmentsGovernment business and financeBusinessLegislatureLegislationMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:15:27 GMTEnergy-producing states blast Obama climate change plan (AP) — The Obama administration's far-reaching plan to address climate change would cause job losses and lead to higher electricity prices and even power outages, attorneys general from two energy-producing states said Tuesday.By MATTHEW DALYwBusinessGovernment and politicsEnvironmental laws and regulationsEnergy industryEnergy and the environmentLegislatureEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment regulationsUtilitiesIndustriesAir qualityClimateIndustrial products and servicesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeUnited StatesWest VirginiaNorth America, 05 May 2015 18:08:57 GMTThe Latest: Pep goes home to Barca, Italy (AP) — 7:30 p.m.By DANIELLA MATARsSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerUEFA Champions LeagueSoccerMen's sportsEventsItalyTurinBarcelonaWestern EuropeEuropeSpain, 05 May 2015 17:35:27 GMTObama chooses Marine general as Joint Chiefs chairman (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated a respected, combat hardened commander as his next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to lead the military during a key period of transition.By LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsMilitary leadershipCabinet appointments and nominationsGovernment appointments and nominationsArmed forcesLegislatureMilitary and defenseCabinetsUnited StatesAfghanistanDistrict of ColumbiaMiddle EastIraqNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsia, 05 May 2015 17:47:31 GMTMan ordered to trial in Detroit wife's death; 2 kids missing (AP) — A Detroit man charged with killing his estranged wife has been ordered to trial after a judge heard testimony from a key witness in the case.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeMissing personsViolent crimeLaw and orderDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 18:09:37 GMTCourt: warrantless cellphone tracking not illegal search (AP) — Investigators do not need a search warrant to obtain cellphone tower location records in criminal prosecutions, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a closely-watched case involving the rules for changing technology.By CURT ANDERSONhtGeneral newsMobile phonesNational courtsTechnology law and ethicsHuman rights and civil libertiesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderConsumer electronicsTechnologyNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryTechnology issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMiamiUnited StatesFloridaNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:45:38 GMTGeorgia sheriff calls woman's shooting tragic accident (AP) — A metro Atlanta sheriff who shot and critically injured a woman says that the victim is a dear friend and that he's been focused on her family since the shooting.aGeneral newsViolent crimeAccidentsCrimePoliceAccidents and disastersLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsGeorgiaAtlantaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 18:08:52 GMTJudge orders evaluations of Slender Man stabbing suspects, Wis. (AP) — A judge ruled Tuesday that two girls accused in the stabbing of a classmate to please the horror character Slender Man should be evaluated by the Waukesha County's Department of Health and Human Services.aGeneral newsJuvenile crimeViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:59:49 GMTAP Exclusive: Video shows migrant rescue of deflating dinghy, Sicily (AP) — Migrants frantically shimmied up ropes dangling from a towering rescue ship and others jumped into the water grasping at lifesavers. Five bodies were recovered and more were feared drowned in the latest Mediterranean migrant tragedy.By TRISHA THOMAS, ANDREA ROSA and FRANK JORDANSiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersItalySicilyLibyaEuropeWest AfricaWestern EuropeNorth AfricaAfrica, 05 May 2015 17:23:24 GMTUS reopens investigation into Jeep, Dodge sun visors (AP) — The U.S. government is reopening an investigation into Jeep and Dodge sun visors after reports that some caught fire even after a recall repair.aBusinessGeneral newsFiresProducts and servicesCorporate newsAccidents and disastersUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:27:44 GMTCollins' agent says his client is not meeting with NFL teams ORLEANS (AP) — La'el Collins is not meeting with NFL teams about his pro football future at this time, his agent said Tuesday.By BRETT MARTELsSportsCrimeSports transactionsSports businessProfessional footballFootballGeneral newsBaton RougeLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 18:00:04 GMTSon testifies in New Jersey military child abuse case, N.J. (AP) — The teenage son of a New Jersey military couple charged with abusing their three foster children for years is testifying against his parents.aBusinessGeneral newsMilitary legal affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsCrimes against childrenCrimeNew JerseyNewarkUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:38:35 GMTComcast launches voice-controlled remote for some customers YORK (AP) — Fights over the remote are about to get a lot louder.htBusinessTechnology, 05 May 2015 17:32:47 GMTTurkey investigates ruined ancient mosaics, Turkey (AP) — At least eight ancient mosaics were ruined while being restored and moved to a new museum in southern Turkey and authorities are looking into ways to fix the botched work, a senior official said Tuesday.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 05 May 2015 18:00:57 GMT'Walking Dead' actor accused of drunken driving, drug charge (AP) — An actor who plays a priest on the AMC drama "The Walking Dead" is facing drunken driving and drug charges after police say he was clocked going 107 mph on a Georgia highway.By JEFF MARTINeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentDrug-related crimeCrimeArrestsGeneral newsReckless endangermentLaw and orderGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:14:58 GMTIsrael's Netanyahu scrambles to form governing coalition (AP) — With the clock ticking, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raced to put together a governing coalition Tuesday or face the prospect of being forced out of office by a former ally.By IAN DEITCHiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsLegislatureInternational relationsJudaismReligionSocial affairsIsraelMiddle East, 05 May 2015 17:14:54 GMT60 bodies recovered in Nepal valley hit by quake, mudslide, Nepal (AP) — Emergency workers have recovered the bodies of 60 people — including nine foreigners — who were killed when Nepal's earthquake triggered a mudslide that buried a village in the scenic Langtang Valley popular with tourists.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersProperty damageAccidents and disastersHumanitarian assistanceEventsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsia, 05 May 2015 17:50:29 GMTFive paintings missing since WWII returning to Germany (AP) — Five paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers.By MATTHEW LEEwArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMoviesEntertainmentPaintingVisual artsGermanyUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:50:49 GMTMan accused of eating woman's organs charged with rape, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating some of her internal organs is facing a rape charge in the attack.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeJeffersonvilleIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:38:27 GMTThe top 10 movies on the iTunes Store Movies U.S. charts for week ending May 4, 2015:By The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentMedia distributionMedia, 05 May 2015 17:59:05 GMTNYC mayor proposes millions in new mental health services YORK (AP) — Over 80 schools would get mental health clinics, every police precinct would have a victims' advocate and social workers would arrange psychological care for thousands of families in homeless shelters under Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to invest tens of millions of dollars in mental health, his wife's signature issue.By JENNIFER PELTZaBusinessGeneral newsHealthEducational health servicesMental healthMunicipal governmentsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:36:04 GMTArmed groups in C. African Republic agree to free children, Central Africa Republic (AP) — Armed groups in Central African Republic have agreed to release any children they are holding and not to recruit child soldiers, the United Nations Children's Agency said Tuesday.By HIPPOLYTE MARBOUAiGeneral newsWar and unrestHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsCentral AfricaAfricaBanguiCentral African Republic, 05 May 2015 18:07:30 GMTSecond beached whale found south of San Francisco, Calif. (AP) — A beached humpback whale was discovered south of San Francisco, marking the second dead whale to wash ashore in less than three weeks.aGeneral newsWhalesAnimalsZoologyMarine biologyCoastlines and beachesOceanographyMammalsBiologyScienceEnvironment and natureSan FranciscoPacificaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 18:01:58 GMTVanderbilts: Preservation group exploiting Breakers mansion, R.I. (AP) — Twenty-one members of the Vanderbilt family have written to a preservation group that owns The Breakers, saying its management is exploiting the Gilded Age family mansion and is no longer fulfilling its commitment to the public trust.aBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:29:28 GMTUS stocks drift lower after 2-day run; oil price jumps YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market sank Tuesday, taking a break after a two-day run. Chevron and other oil giants fared better than the rest of the market as crude oil climbed above $60 a barrel for the first time this year.By MATTHEW CRAFTaBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsCommodity marketsUnited StatesGreeceEast AsiaNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeAsia, 05 May 2015 17:50:38 GMTAetna curtails coverage of surgical tool tied to cancer risk, Conn. (AP) — The health insurer Aetna is ending most coverage of hysterectomies performed with a once-popular device that has drawn warnings from federal regulators over a risk for spreading cancer.aBusinessGeneral newsHealthWomen's healthUterine fibroidsCancerSurgical proceduresDiagnosis and treatmentFinancial servicesIndustriesDiseases and conditionsHartfordConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:43:30 GMTFeds ask for classified info hearing in Ohio terrorism case, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a court hearing is needed to discuss dealing with classified information in the case of an Ohio man accused of plotting a U.S. terror attack.aGeneral newsTerrorismClassified informationCrimeWar and unrestPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:21:13 GMTEPA releases final plan for contaminated Montana town, says remaining asbestos can be managed, Mont. (AP) — EPA releases final plan for contaminated Montana town, says remaining asbestos can be managed.aBusinessGeneral newsHealthScienceBillingsMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:16:07 GMTThe top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store' Official Music Charts for the week ending May 4, 2015:By The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentMusic downloadingMedia distributionMedia, 05 May 2015 18:07:18 GMTRegulators: California fell far short of water-saving target, Calif. (AP) — Californians conserved little water in March and local officials were not aggressive in cracking down on waste, state regulators reported Tuesday, saying residents and communities again fell short of Gov. Jerry Brown's voluntary water savings target.By FENIT NIRAPPILaGeneral newsEnvironmental conservation and preservationNatural resource managementNatural disastersAccidents and disastersUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWater environmentCaliforniaFresnoSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 18:05:38 GMTEx-IRA man linked to 2005 slaying shot dead in Belfast (AP) — A former Irish Republican Army commander linked to one of the outlawed group's most notorious killings was shot dead at close range Tuesday morning on a street near his home in Belfast, residents and police said.By SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsCrimeWar and unrestLaw and orderViolent crimeDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomIrelandBelfastNorthern IrelandWestern EuropeEurope, 05 May 2015 17:57:32 GMTThe Latest: Juve, Real set for key semifinal clash, Italy (AP) — 7:10 p.m.By DANIELLA MATARsSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerUEFA Champions LeagueSoccerMen's sportsEventsItalyTurinWestern EuropeEurope, 05 May 2015 17:14:51 GMTNTSB: Chopper hoist was spinning before nurse's deadly fall, Texas (AP) — A nurse rescuing an injured woman from a Central Texas hiking trail tumbled to her death from a spinning hoist suspended from a medical helicopter, according to a federal report released Tuesday.aGeneral newsTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:42:03 GMTIsiah Thomas back in Garden fold, this time to run Liberty Thomas is working for Madison Square Garden Chairman James Dolan again — this time to run the WNBA's New York Liberty.By DOUG FEINBERGsSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessBasketballProfessional basketballNBA basketballMen's basketballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:36:35 GMTTech industry figures gather to mourn popular executive ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Leading figures from across Silicon Valley are gathering at Stanford University for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular startup executive and husband of "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg.By JANIE HAR and BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyFunerals and memorial servicesPalo AltoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:35:13 GMTSpotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday April 28 to Sunday, May 3 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.By The Associated PressaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentOnline mediaMedia, 05 May 2015 18:06:32 GMTJudge tells deadlocked jury in Etan Patz case to keep going YORK (AP) — Jurors deliberating a verdict in the 36-year-old missing-child case of Etan Patz said Tuesday they were deadlocked for a second time, but a judge told them to keep trying.By TOM HAYSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsMissing personsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:40:05 GMTLos Angeles sues Wells Fargo, alleging fraud by employees ANGELES (AP) — The city of Los Angeles is suing Wells Fargo Bank, alleging that employees driven by strict sales pressure opened unauthorized accounts for customers that charged them fees and damaged their credit.aBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeSmall businessFraud and false statementsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:48:11 GMTMothers charged after boy, 2, saved from Philadelphia roof (AP) — Authorities say two mothers have been charged after a 2-year-old boy was rescued from the roof of a three-story home in northeast Philadelphia and another child was prevented from following him.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 17:44:28 GMTEllen Albertini Dow, 'Wedding Singer' rapper, dies at 101 ANGELES (AP) — Ellen Albertini Dow, a feisty character actress best known for her salty rendition of "Rapper's Delight" in "The Wedding Singer," has died. She was 101.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentObituariesWeddingsOccasionsLifestyleMusic, 05 May 2015 17:13:38 GMT