FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 May 2015 11:02:14 -0700Nebraska becomes last state to allow driver's licenses for youths brought to US as children, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska becomes last state to allow driver's licenses for youths brought to US as children.aGeneral newsNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 16:57:49 GMTFCC head seeks to narrow 'digital divide' with new proposal YORK (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing that the government agency expand a phone subsidy program for the poor to include Internet access.By TALI ARBELhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyDigital divideInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTelecommunicationsIndustriesMobile phonesConsumer electronicsTechnology issuesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulations, 28 May 2015 17:50:05 GMTDetroit suburb reaches $1.4M settlement in police beating, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit suburb has agreed to settle a lawsuit over excessive force by police for nearly $1.4 million, four months after an officer repeatedly punched a motorist in the head during a traffic stop that was recorded on dash-cam video, an attorney said Thursday.By ED WHITEaGeneral newsPolice brutalityLegal proceedingsCrimePoliceLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceViolent crimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:14:58 GMTDjokovic, Nadal and Williams reach 3rd round of French Open (AP) — Novak Djokovic came through an injury scare Thursday and made his way into the third round at the French Open by beating Gilles Muller 6-1, 6-4, 6-4.By JEROME PUGMIREsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisAthlete injuriesWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsEventsAthlete healthWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 17:14:51 GMTThe Latest: Psychiatrist says James Holmes knew consequences a.m. (MDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoAuroraUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:54:23 GMTThe Latest: Murray stumped by kilt but wins at French Open (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisWomen's tennisAthlete injuriesMen's sportsWomen's sportsSports governanceMen's soccerProfessional soccerInternational soccerSoccerEventsAthlete healthFranceParisJapanGermanyWestern EuropeEuropeEast AsiaAsia, 28 May 2015 17:09:35 GMTBurundi: Catholic bishops withdraw support for elections, Burundi (AP) — Catholic Church leaders said on Thursday they no longer support the Burundi government's decision to hold elections next month amid political unrest over President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term. The European Union also said it was suspending its election observer mission here.By GERARD NZOHABONAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsInternational relationsChristianityNational electionsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesBurundiBujumburaEast AfricaAfrica, 28 May 2015 17:57:58 GMTWashington Post hits back against Iran court claims (AP) — The Washington Post hit back Thursday at Iran's allegation that a jailed journalist wrote a letter to President Barack Obama.The Associated PresswGovernment and politicsNewspapersNews mediaMediaTehranUnited StatesIranMiddle EastNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:49:57 GMTAP source: Sabres agree in principle to hire Dan Bylsma, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement in principle to hire former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma, a person familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Thursday.By JOHN WAWROWsSportsSports transactionsStanley Cup FinalsCoachingMen's sportsMen's hockeyHockeyProfessional hockeySports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessEventsBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:48:33 GMTGovernment audit finds improper behavior at Philadelphia VA (AP) — Two senior Veterans Affairs officials in Philadelphia acted improperly when subordinates were charged money to attend a work-related party, resulting in personal profits for the spouse of one official, according to an audit released Thursday.By HOPE YENwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsVeteransState governmentsMilitary affairsMilitary and defense, 28 May 2015 17:41:02 GMTMajor construction at NKorea rocket site, US institute says (AP) — Satellite imagery shows significant new construction at North Korea's main rocket launch site in a sign of leader Kim Jong Un's determination to pursue a space program despite international censure, a U.S. research institute said Thursday.By MATTHEW PENNINGTONhtGovernment and politicsSpace launchesWeapons technologyNuclear weaponsGeneral newsAerospace technologyIndustrial technologyTechnologyWeapons of mass destructionIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNorth KoreaUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 28 May 2015 16:43:39 GMTO'Malley 2016 supporters launch super PAC, Md. (AP) — Supporters of former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley announced the formation a super PAC on Thursday to raise money to help his expected presidential campaign.By BRIAN WITTEpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsCampaignsPolitical action committeesElectionsPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational elections, 28 May 2015 17:44:51 GMTKentucky officials review GOP governor primary results, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Secretary of State's office is reviewing recanvassing reports from all of the state's 120 counties and so far has found no changes in the Republican primary for governor.By ADAM BEAMaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsPrimary electionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:29:18 GMTPulaski judge issues battery warrant for Jermain Taylor ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Boxer Jermain Taylor is facing a new charge after he was accused of hitting another resident at the rehabilitation center where he has been confined since he was charged with shooting his cousin and threatening a child with a gun.aGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderLittle RockArkansasUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:51:13 GMTThe Latest: Led by Williams, US women go 4-0 at French Open (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisWomen's tennisAthlete injuriesMen's sportsWomen's sportsSports governanceMen's soccerProfessional soccerInternational soccerSoccerEventsAthlete healthFranceParisGermanyJapanUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:26:33 GMTLatest on flooding: Oklahoma roads, bridges still flooded p.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsDisaster planning and responseFloodsSearch and rescue effortsEvacuationsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersMissing personsOklahomaTexasHoustonNormanKansasArkansasColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 16:59:23 GMTAt 72, Brazilian stars celebrate half-century of friendship DE JANEIRO (AP) — A university student by the name of Caetano Veloso struck up a conversation one day with a fellow student, a budding musician with a local TV gig. It was a chance encounter that helped change the face of Brazilian music and launched a friendship that has continued for more than half a century.By JENNY BARCHFIELDiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentFriendshipsGovernment and politicsRelationshipsLifestyleBrazilRio de JaneiroSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 28 May 2015 16:51:33 GMTObama says TX storms a reminder to prepare for disasters (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday the deadly flooding in Texas should serve as a reminder of the need to make the nation more resilient to the impact of natural disasters, adding that climate change is affecting both the pace and intensity of storms.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEaGovernment and politicsWeather forecastsWeatherGeneral newsStormsDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersFloodsEmergency managementAccidents and disastersEnvironmental concernsLegislatureWeather patternsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureClimateMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:29:13 GMTIreland's parliament votes in favor of Aer Lingus share sale (AP) — Ireland's parliament on Thursday voted in favor of selling off the country's share in the Aer Lingus airline as part of a 1.4 billion euro (US$1.53 billion) takeover bid by International Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways.iBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleGovernment and politicsLegislatureUnited KingdomIrelandEuropeWestern Europe, 28 May 2015 17:58:30 GMTDown to the finish: 10 make finals in National Spelling Bee HILL, Md. (AP) — Ten of the nation's most poised young spellers have made it to the finals of the 88th Scripps National Spelling Bee.By BEN NUCKOLSaGeneral newsNational Spelling BeeAcademic competitionsEducationEventsSocial affairsGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyle, 28 May 2015 17:38:30 GMTSuspect in big downtown Los Angeles blaze charged with arson ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a man with arson for allegedly starting a massive inferno that destroyed an unfinished apartment building and damaged nearby office towers in downtown Los Angeles.By TAMI ABDOLLAHaBusinessGeneral newsArsonFiresCrimeArrestsAccidents and disastersLaw and orderLegal proceedingsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:41:44 GMT'Serial' plans for 2 more seasons, beginning this fall YORK (AP) — "Serial" junkies, get out your sleuthing kits again. The wildly popular podcast is coming back with two new series.eArts and entertainment, 28 May 2015 16:40:27 GMTThe Latest: Psychiatrist who examined James Holmes testifies a.m. (MDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:36:19 GMTUK defense chief dismisses nuclear fleet safety worries (AP) — Britain's defense secretary has dismissed a whistleblower's warnings about the safety of the country's nuclear fleet.iGeneral newsMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 16:41:56 GMTThe Latest: Nadal welcomes "great news" on FIFA corruption (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisWomen's tennisAthlete injuriesMen's sportsWomen's sportsMen's soccerSports governanceProfessional soccerInternational soccerCorruption in sportsSoccerEventsAthlete healthFranceParisJapanGermanyWestern EuropeEuropeEast AsiaAsia, 28 May 2015 16:35:45 GMTTHE LATEST: Sheikh Ahmad questions motives of FIFA probe (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:iBusinessGeneral newsSportsRacketeeringMen's soccerCriminal investigationsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestFIFA World Cup2018 FIFA World CupProfessional soccerSports governanceInternational soccerCorruption in sports2022 FIFA World CupSports sponsorshipFraud and false statementsPolitical corruptionPolitical resignationsArrestsCorporate crimeJudicial electionsElectionsCrimeLegislatureExtraditionMen's sportsSoccerLaw and orderEventsNational electionsGovernment and politicsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessPolitical issuesCorporate newsJudiciaryReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesZurichRussiaUnited KingdomSouth AfricaSwitzerlandUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle EastEuropeQatarWestern EuropeEastern EuropeSouthern AfricaAfrica, 28 May 2015 17:36:49 GMTDodgers send 3B Juan Uribe to Braves in 6-player trade ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers dealt third baseman Juan Uribe to the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday in a six-player trade that was initially blocked.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 16:34:40 GMTChicago Bulls fire coach Tom Thibodeau after 5 seasons (AP) — The Chicago Bulls fired Tom Thibodeau on Thursday, saying a change was needed from the strong-willed coach who took his team to the playoffs in each of his five seasons.By ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsNBA FinalsMen's sportsCoachingMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthEventsSports transactionsSports businessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:56:56 GMTArmy chief: Human error likely not cause of anthrax mistake (AP) — Human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples to numerous U.S. government and commercial laboratories in the U.S. and in South Korea, the Army's top general said Thursday.By ROBERT BURNSwGovernment and politicsMilitary facilitiesAnthrax scaresMilitary leadershipArmed forcesState governmentsMilitary and defenseGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:02:21 GMTWalker supports key parts of reported Bucks arena deal, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker spoke in favor Thursday of key elements of a reported deal fora new $500 million arena for the Milwaukee Bucks that includes raising taxes on Milwaukee County hotel rooms and rental cars.By SCOTT BAUERaGovernment and politicsSportsSports facility constructionPersonal taxesDebt and bond marketsMen's basketballSports businessSports transactionsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessState governmentsPersonal financeLocal governmentsFinancial marketsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsWisconsinMilwaukeePortageUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:37:55 GMTPiquet Jr. to skip X Games for Formula E race in Moscow, N.C. (AP) — Nelson Piquet Jr. will skip the X Games to compete in Formula E, where he's a championship contender in the new fully electric racing series.sSportsAutomobile racingCharlotteAustinNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 28 May 2015 17:53:47 GMTJudge closes book on last Lindsay Lohan criminal case in LA ANGELES (AP) — For the first time in nearly eight years, Lindsay Lohan is not on probation.By ANTHONY McCARTNEYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCelebrityReckless endangermentCrimeLaw and orderLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:09:53 GMTPope joining gallery of murals on Philadelphia buildings (AP) — Philadelphia boasts a large and colorful cast of characters painted on buildings across the city — and now Pope Francis will join the crowd.By KATHY MATHESONaGeneral newsVisual artsArts and entertainmentChristianityReligionSocial affairsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:59:20 GMTCurry wants what LeBron has in Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals Curry and LeBron James, this season's brightest stars, are taking basketball's biggest stage.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsNBA FinalsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballEventsSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthClevelandTexasOhioHoustonSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 16:54:07 GMTObama says TX, OK storms a reminder to prep for disasters (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday the deadly flooding in Texas and Oklahoma should serve as a reminder of the need to make the nation more resilient to the impact of natural disasters, adding that climate change is affecting both the pace and intensity of storms.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEaGovernment and politicsWeather forecastsWeatherGeneral newsStormsDisaster planning and responseFloodsEmergency managementAccidents and disastersEnvironmental concernsWeather patternsProfessional basketballBasketballSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureClimateMiamiUnited StatesFloridaNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:52:49 GMTDog saves deputy: K-9 partner stops attack at rest stop, Miss. (AP) — A deputy sheriff was attacked with a box cutter at a highway rest stop in Mississippi, and officials say his K-9 partner came to his rescue.By JACK ELLIOTT JR.aGeneral newsMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:13:49 GMTAfter suicide, Israel lawmakers discuss online shaming (AP) — Israeli lawmakers are looking to take steps to prevent online defamation after a public servant killed himself over an accusatory Facebook post.iGeneral newsSocial mediaRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansGovernment and politicsOnline mediaMediaSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesIsraelMiddle East, 28 May 2015 16:39:48 GMTNew law limits what Minnesota bounty hunters can wear, drive PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A YouTube video shows bounty hunter Stew Peters hot on the chase, weapon drawn as he joins police in apprehending a man with outstanding warrants. Facebook and Twitter photos depict Peters in a dark uniform with a gun belt, bulletproof vest and badge. Some pictures show suspects he's rounded up, handcuffed in the back of an SUV marked with his company name and a K-9 warning.By BRIAN BAKSTaGeneral newsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:48:59 GMTIconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse is moving inland, Mass. (AP) — An iconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse has begun its gradual move from its rapidly eroding cliffside perch.By PHILIP MARCELOaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:07:32 GMTPolish police find man who entered bear enclosure, got hurt, Poland (AP) — A man who went missing after tangling with a brown bear at Warsaw's zoo, leaving traces of blood, was found Thursday in the hospital.iGeneral newsOdditiesAnimalsBearsMammalsPolandWarsawEastern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 16:54:25 GMTJ Lo looks forward to Morocco's top music festival, Morocco (AP) — Singer and movie star Jennifer Lopez has expressed excitement about kicking off Morocco's Mawazine music festival on Friday, while insisting she's still just the girl from the Bronx.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentMoroccoRabatNorth AfricaAfrica, 28 May 2015 17:41:34 GMTNebraska ends ban on driver's licenses for immigrant youths, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature has overridden the governor's veto to end the nation's last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States illegally as children.aGeneral newsDriving laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:01:03 GMTRussia classifies military casualties in peacetime (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to make losses of Russian troops in peacetime a secret.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 28 May 2015 17:32:33 GMTWhere They Stand: George Pataki on issues of 2016 campaign, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Gov. George Pataki has entered the contest for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Here's a look at where the three-term governor stands on various issues that will be debated in the GOP primaries:By GEORGE M. WALSHaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsState governmentsInternational relationsImmigrationPolitical partiesForeign policyMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesAir qualityEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsPolitical organizationsGovernment policyPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesNew YorkNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:54:17 GMTMan suing his ex for half of $1M prize gets a win in court, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court answered a potential $1 million question in favor of a man who says his girlfriend broke an agreement to share lottery winnings after she hit it big.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:27:53 GMTOfficers find liquor in small plane that hit tower, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot reeked of alcohol after his plane struck a communications tower on the ground at Melbourne International Airport in central Florida.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMelbourneFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:11:47 GMTGoogle unveils Android's latest technological tricks FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants, and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple to make its technology indispensable.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyConsumer electronics, 28 May 2015 17:50:17 GMTOil globs close Los Angeles-area beaches to swimming BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Popular beaches along nearly 7 miles of Los Angeles-area coastline are off-limits to surfing and swimming after balls of tar washed ashore.By CHRISTOPHER WEBERaGeneral newsScienceCoastlines and beachesEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessIndustrial products and servicesLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 16:49:37 GMTObama meets with family of reporter killed by Islamic State (AP) — President Barack Obama has met with the family of an American journalist who was killed last year by the Islamic State group.aGovernment and politicsJournalistsNews mediaMediaMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 17:58:59 GMTLatest on flooding: More rain for soaked southern Plains a.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsDisaster planning and responseFloodsEvacuationsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersTexasHoustonOklahomaNormanArkansasColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 28 May 2015 16:30:22 GMT