FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 05 May 2016 11:10:31 -07:00Governor's adoption of Veto the dog violated shelter rules, 05 May 2016 17:38:38 GMTLEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A woman who had her heart set on taking home the same stray dog that Republican Gov. Paul LePage adopted is angry that the animal shelter broke its own rules by making the canine available to him a day before it was available to the public. rescued after 2-month ordeal at sea, 05 May 2016 16:57:29 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — A Colombian mariner has been rescued after surviving a two-month ordeal in the Pacific by eating fish and seagulls, the U.S. Coast Guard said., local leaders vow hard work against temperature rise, 05 May 2016 17:14:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — International leaders and local officials on Thursday pledged to work hard to stem the rise of global temperatures by investing in public transportation and electric cars, planting trees and switching to solar energy. Sen. Bob Bennett, ousted in tea party wave, has died, 05 May 2016 17:32:56 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett of Utah, who was known during his 18 years representing the conservative state as someone who could work across the aisle, has died at age 82.'s self-proclaimed founder backtracks, 05 May 2016 18:07:27 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The man who claimed to be the mysterious founder of bitcoin appears to be stepping back into the shadows, leaving numerous questions in his wake. discovers new cross-border tunnel from Gaza Strip, 05 May 2016 17:47:22 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said it uncovered a new tunnel Thursday stretching from southern Gaza Strip into Israel and built by Palestinian militants seeking to stage attacks in Israel, a discovery that comes amid an escalation in violence between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers. national race, Trump moves on fundraising, expansion, 05 May 2016 16:52:26 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is taking his first quick steps toward raising the massive amounts of money needed for a national presidential race, aiming to broaden his primary insurgency into a full-fledged general election campaign and unite the fractured Republican Party behind him. Latest: Activists say deadly strike hits Syrian refugees, 05 May 2016 17:03:34 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): Without Borders pulls out of UN humanitarian summit, 05 May 2016 17:18:06 GMTPARIS (AP) — The international medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has decided to pull out of the first U.N. humanitarian summit, saying the meeting won't address the growing needs caused by war and violence across the world because of its non-binding nature. swing that killed teen exempt from SC inspections, 05 May 2016 17:22:47 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina regulators say a ropes course where a Florida teen died last summer was exempt from state inspections. for Rhode Island's Iceland video wasn't 1st choice, 05 May 2016 17:44:21 GMTPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The company that made a Rhode Island tourism video that included footage from Iceland was selected based on advice from a state employee who had worked for that company weeks prior, documents show. routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed, 05 May 2016 17:15:56 GMTRAMADI, Iraq (AP) — This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands. Turning in every direction yields a picture of devastation. company settles transgender discrimination complaint, 05 May 2016 17:30:03 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says a technology services company working in Minnesota has agreed to pay $140,000 to settle a transgender discrimination complaint. kills 7, injures 65 during Hindu pilgrimage, 05 May 2016 17:00:24 GMTNEW DELHI (AP) — A heavy rainstorm Thursday collapsed several tents, sheds and gates at a sprawling Hindu pilgrimage site with hundreds of thousands of devotees in central India, killing at least seven people and injuring 65 others, police said. trial nears end in anti-abortion activist's threat, 05 May 2016 17:34:39 GMTWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Testimony has concluded in the trial of a Kansas anti-abortion activist accused of sending a letter suggesting someone might place an explosive under the car of a doctor training to perform abortions. lady wants next White House to keep focus on military, 05 May 2016 17:06:55 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama said Thursday that the next White House occupant should continue to make a "national priority" of supporting service members, veterans and their families, as she has tried to do with a nationwide initiative marking its fifth anniversary. people rescued 6 days after Kenyan building collapse, 05 May 2016 17:45:55 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rescuers found four more survivors Thursday in the rubble of an apartment building that collapsed six days ago amid heavy rains in the Kenyan capital, raising hopes that more people might still be alive in a disaster that left 36 dead and dozens missing. coaching carousel 'spinning out of control', 05 May 2016 17:58:04 GMTBob Hartley watched bosses come ago three times as coach of the Calgary Flames. He will need one more general manager to believe in him to stay in the NHL. Bryant's animated short gets assist from John Williams, 05 May 2016 17:21:42 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is getting the short film treatment with some high profile talent behind it. Latest: 78 refugees rescued off Greece in 2 incidents, 05 May 2016 17:26:17 GMTROME (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local): Forcing doctor to take medicine violates his rights, 05 May 2016 18:06:40 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A public defender asked the Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday to overturn a judge's order allowing the forced medication of a mentally ill doctor so he can be competent to stand trial for the killing of a Yale University physician. Coates has 2-book deal, 1 for work of fiction, 05 May 2016 17:52:36 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Ta-Nehisi Coates is a prize-winning nonfiction author, journalist and comic book writer. Now he's is taking on fiction. Latest: Pesticides may have been released in Texas fire, 05 May 2016 18:08:03 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a warehouse complex fire in Houston (all times local): Fiennes, Swinton simmer and boil in 'Bigger Splash', 05 May 2016 17:06:07 GMTA craggy, stormy volcanic island off Sicily. Some fabulous real estate. A little food porn. Tilda Swinton's face, and Ralph Fiennes' — well, a lot more than his face. will no longer be NASCAR elimination race in 2017, 05 May 2016 17:33:19 GMTKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — NASCAR has decided that unpredictable Talladega Superspeedway won't be an elimination race in next year's championship Chase, instead taking the pivotal stop to Kansas Speedway. Carolina leaders show no sign of surrender on LGBT law, 05 May 2016 16:51:53 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Republican leaders are showing no signs of backing down from their new bathroom rules despite the U.S. Justice Department's declaration that they violate federal civil rights laws and could cost the state dearly in lost education funding. seek DNA samples to investigate thefts of 130 guns, 05 May 2016 17:49:07 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Federal authorities are seeking a DNA sample — along with hair samples and fingerprints — from at least one suspect as they continue investigating the theft of 130 guns from firearms dealers in several Georgia cities. allocates $12M to tackle homelessness crisis, 05 May 2016 16:57:31 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers set aside more money to tackle the highest rate of homelessness in the nation — a crisis that has left families with children living on sidewalks alongside the beaches of paradise. military: Al-Qaida working more closely with the Taliban, 05 May 2016 17:39:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Al-Qaida is working more closely with the Taliban in Afghanistan, raising concern that the militant group could bolster the fight against Afghan government forces, a spokesman for the U.S.-NATO mission said Thursday. beats 1Q profit views with tight cost controls, 05 May 2016 17:24:57 GMTMerck posted an 18 percent jump in first-quarter income, beating Wall Street expectations, as reduced spending on marketing, administration and research easily offset lower medicine sales outside the U.S. murder trial ordered for Florida woman who kept silent, 05 May 2016 17:54:09 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman serving a life sentence for killing her ex-husband will get a new trial after the state Supreme Court ruled prosecutors shouldn't have used her silence immediately after the murder as evidence against her. in Alberta now 85,000 hectares in size, 05 May 2016 17:51:36 GMTFORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A massive wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta has grown to 85,000 hectares (210,035 acres) in size and officials would like to move south about 25,000 evacuees who had previously fled north. More than 80,000 people have emptied Fort McMurray in the heart of Canada's oil sands. give up an early gain on Wall Street and head lower, 05 May 2016 17:49:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are edging lower in early afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday, giving up an early gain and putting the market on track for its third loss in a row. Utilities and consumer stocks fell the most. Energy companies continued to buck the downward trend and notched small gains as the price of crude oil edged higher. Investors are looking ahead to Friday's closely watched jobs report. Call's publisher, editor-in-chief, retiring, 05 May 2016 17:57:25 GMTALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The top editor of The Morning Call has announced he is retiring from the newspaper, primarily to deal with a health issue. says nearly half a million children in limbo on asylum, 05 May 2016 17:43:47 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — UNICEF says nearly half a million refugee children who applied for asylum in Europe last year remain in limbo as the European Union prepares for critical talks on rules governing applications from people seeking protection. Urban's 'Ripcord' is hodgepodge of musical directions, 05 May 2016 16:53:54 GMTKeith Urban, "Ripcord" (Capitol Nashville) Latest: Activists say 28 dead in hit on Syrian refugees, 05 May 2016 17:45:40 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): won't face felony charge in yearbook photo prank, 05 May 2016 17:24:37 GMTMESA, Ariz. (AP) — A Mesa high school student won't be prosecuted on a felony charge after police say he exposed himself in a football team picture that ended up in the school yearbook. for national race, Trump moves on fundraising, 05 May 2016 17:31:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is taking his first steps toward raising the massive amounts of money needed for a national presidential race, aiming to broaden his primary insurgency into a full-fledged general election campaign and unite the fractured Republican Party behind him. Officer justified in shooting man with BB gun, 05 May 2016 17:40:00 GMTSUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Virginia police officer was justified in fatally shooting a man armed with a BB gun that looked like a handgun. presses drugmaker Medivation to take $9.3B offer, 05 May 2016 16:52:07 GMTSanofi is increasing pressure on U.S. drugmaker Medivation to discuss its acquisition offer, writing to its board of directors that the deal is a "priority" and that the Paris-based company will attempt to replace Medivation board members if they don't negotiate. convicts Ron Paul aides of campaign finance violations, 05 May 2016 17:22:17 GMTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal jury in Iowa has convicted campaign advisers to 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul on charges they conspired to cover up campaign payments to a former state senator. seek killer of man who washed ashore in 'cement shoes', 05 May 2016 17:54:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The victim washed ashore in Brooklyn, his body wrapped in plastic garbage bags, his head and hands covered in duct tape and his feet submerged in concrete — fitted with a pair of fabled "cement shoes."'s strong 2016 run may enhance his conservative clout, 05 May 2016 17:50:22 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In finishing the Republican presidential race well ahead of Donald Trump's other rivals, Ted Cruz is likely to be a leading GOP voice for the foreseeable future. activists say at least 28 killed in airstrike on refugee camp in northern Syria, 05 May 2016 17:31:37 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say at least 28 killed in airstrike on refugee camp in northern Syria. materials released in Houston warehouse fire, 05 May 2016 17:22:50 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Nearly 200 firefighters battled a large blaze Thursday at a warehouse complex in Houston that officials said released hazardous materials into the air and forced the evacuation of hundreds of students from a nearby elementary school. truck driver leaves Bernie Sanders supporter stranded, 05 May 2016 17:07:55 GMTASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina tow truck driver certainly isn't "feeling the Bern." California Marijuana Legalization story, 05 May 2016 17:16:58 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story May 4 about a campaign to legalize marijuana in California, The Associated Press misspelled the surname of the state's lieutenant governor in one reference. He is Gavin Newsom, not Newson. shoots man while attempting to make arrest, 05 May 2016 17:55:07 GMTCOLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee sheriff's deputy shot a man while investigating suspected illegal activity. defeated IS in Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed, 05 May 2016 17:14:05 GMTRAMADI, Iraq (AP) — The dust of thousands of wrecked buildings drifts over the Iraqi city of Ramadi. Once home to around 1 million people, it stands virtually empty.