FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 May 2015 13:40:09 -0700Intuit drafting another small business for Super Bowl TV ad YORK (AP) — Intuit is looking to draft another small business for some air time in football's biggest game.By JOYCE M. ROSENBERGhtBusinessSmall businessTechnologyTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports mediaSports, 03 May 2015 20:15:31 GMTMoldovans call for reforms, probe into missing bank funds, Moldova (AP) — Thousands have protested against Moldova's government, saying it has failed to implement reforms to bring the country closer to the European Union.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestMoldovaChisinauEuropeEastern Europe, 03 May 2015 18:16:27 GMTSpain premier makes visit to 2 west African countries (AP) — Spain's prime minister has started a two-day trip to two west African countries as Europe faces pressure from jihadis and migrants making perilous sea crossings seeking a better life.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSpainAfricaSenegalMaliWest AfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 03 May 2015 17:23:22 GMTVonn says relationship with Woods is over FRANCISCO (AP) — Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are no longer a power couple in American sports.By DOUG FERGUSONaGeneral newsSportsMen's golfGolfSkiingWomen's skiingWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsEast AsiaAsia, 03 May 2015 20:24:14 GMTHalep, Venus lose in Madrid Open 1st round, Serena advances (AP) — Second-seeded Simona Halep and Venus Williams both lost in the opening round of the Madrid Open on Sunday, while top-seeded Serena Williams had a trouble-free debut.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsSpainMadridWestern EuropeEurope, 03 May 2015 20:25:46 GMTEcology Department withdraws permit for shellfish spraying, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Department of Ecology says it is canceling a permit to spray pesticides over shellfish beds in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor.aGeneral newsAnimalsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessFood and drinkLifestyleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 20:24:04 GMTSuspect in NYPD officer shooting held without bail YORK (AP) — A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head was ordered held without bail Sunday on charges including attempted murder.By MICHAEL BALSAMOaGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 20:41:28 GMTAthens prison brawl leaves at least 2 dead, 21 injured, Greece (AP) — A brawl in an Athens prison wing housing foreigners left at least two inmates dead and 21 others injured on Sunday, many seriously, authorities said.By DEMETRIS NELLASiGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCorrectional systemsLaw and orderViolenceGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEurope, 03 May 2015 20:36:06 GMTFister pitches Nationals to 2nd straight 1-0 win over Mets YORK (AP) — Doug Fister breezed through his latest dominant outing against the Mets, and the Washington Nationals held on for their second straight 1-0 win over New York at Citi Field on Sunday.By MIKE FITZPATRICKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 20:29:27 GMTNASCAR briefly halts race after 14-car accident at Talladega, Ala. (AP) — NASCAR was forced to briefly stop Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway to clean up after a 15-car accident.sSportsAutomobile racingAthlete injuriesAccidentsMen's sportsNASCARAthlete healthAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTalladegaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 19:34:14 GMTGoogle embeds engineers as professors VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Howard University freshman Alanna Walton knew something was different about the professor teaching her introduction to computer science course.By MARTHA MENDOZAhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyHigher educationAfrican-AmericansRace and ethnicityEducationScienceEducational technologySocial affairsSocial issuesSoftwareComputing and information technologyCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 17:25:03 GMTCommunity leaders: Nigeria troops kill dozens of civilians to avenge deaths of 6 soldiers, Nigeria (AP) — Community leaders: Nigeria troops kill dozens of civilians to avenge deaths of 6 soldiers.iGeneral newsNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 03 May 2015 20:11:50 GMTTeheran sharp for 6 innings, Braves beat Cueto, Reds (AP) — Julio Teheran gave up just three singles in six sharp innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 Sunday for a split of the four-game series.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 20:31:35 GMTBaltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots (AP) — Six days after the death of Freddie Gray sparked riots in Baltimore, the city's mayor lifted a citywide curfew on Sunday morning, signaling an end to the extraordinary measures taken to ensure public safety amid an outcry over police practices.By JULIET LINDERMAN and BEN NUCKOLSaGeneral newsRiotsArrestsMunicipal governmentsProtests and demonstrationsCrimeViolent crimePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 18:37:58 GMTRaburn, Kipnis spark Indians over Blue Jays 10-7 (AP) — Pinch-hitter Ryan Raburn's tiebreaking, two-run double capped a six-run fifth inning, Jason Kipnis had four hits and the Cleveland Indians overcame a five-run deficit to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-7 Sunday.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsClevelandTorontoOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 03 May 2015 20:47:51 GMTSmall group of nationalist Russian bikers enters Germany (AP) — Police say a small group of nationalist Russian bikers has entered Germany, part of a ride from Moscow that is due to end in Berlin on May 9.iGeneral newsWorld War IINationalismEventsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleGovernment and politicsGermanyRussiaAustriaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 03 May 2015 18:20:36 GMTBeal leads well-rested Wizards past Hawks 104-98 in Game 1 (AP) — Bradley Beal shook off a sprained ankle to score 28 points and the Washington Wizards remained unbeaten in the postseason, knocking off the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks 104-98 Sunday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAthlete healthEventsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 20:38:46 GMTIsraeli Ethiopian protest against racism turns violent AVIV, Israel (AP) — Several thousand people from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday, shutting down a major highway and clashing with police on horseback long into the night.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolice brutalityPolicePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionTel AvivIsraelMiddle East, 03 May 2015 19:57:37 GMTTexas the front line on high school ECG debate, Texas (AP) — Cody Stephens was trying to shed some of the 290 pounds from his 6-foot-9 frame before graduating high school and attending his first college football training camp three summers ago when he took a nap and didn't wake up. The autopsy showed he had an enlarged heart, which gave out.By JIM VERTUNOaGeneral newsSportsStudent testingAthlete healthHigh school sportsEducation standardsDopingObituariesHigh school footballState governmentsEducationSocial affairsFootballGovernment and politicsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 18:50:33 GMTNASCAR briefly halts race after 15-car accident at Talladega, Ala. (AP) — NASCAR was forced to briefly stop Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway to clean up after a 15-car accident.sSportsAutomobile racingAccidentsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsNASCARAccidents and disastersGeneral newsAthlete healthTalladegaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 19:45:24 GMTLeBron, Cavs ready to take on raging Bulls, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James embraces challenges, big or small, personal or professional. They drive him, push him, make him dig deeper.By TOM WITHERSsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 20:09:52 GMTRebels kill 8 Indian paramilitary soldiers, India (AP) — Police say suspected rebels have ambushed and killed eight Indian paramilitary soldiers in insurgency-wracked northeast.By WASBIR HUSSAINiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 03 May 2015 19:57:45 GMTThousands turn out to clean Milan after May Day clashes (AP) — Thousands of Milan residents, led by Mayor Giuliano Pisapia, have marched through Italy's financial capital to protest violence that left much of downtown trashed on May Day.iBusinessGeneral newsMilanItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 03 May 2015 19:39:23 GMTThe Latest: Baltimore lifts curfew after days of tension p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesViolent crimeRiotsCrimeMunicipal governmentsPolitical and civil unrestLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 20:03:18 GMT'Avengers' sequel is second biggest US opener of all time ANGELES (AP) — The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all time according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.By LINDSEY BAHRaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 19:17:35 GMTIsrael's Jewish Ethiopian minority rallies against racism AVIV, Israel (AP) — Several thousand people, mostly from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority, protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday, shutting down a major highway and clashing with police on horseback long into the night.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolice brutalityPolicePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionRace and ethnicityTel AvivIsraelMiddle East, 03 May 2015 19:14:00 GMTCommunity leaders: Nigerian troops kill dozens of civilians, Nigeria (AP) — Community leaders and residents accused Nigerian troops on Sunday of killing dozens of civilians and razing homes to avenge the deaths of six soldiers.By AHMED SAKAiGeneral newsNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 03 May 2015 20:43:29 GMTSlain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusher, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss.By MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 17:55:35 GMT1 hospitalized after fight night shooting on Las Vegas Strip VEGAS (AP) — One person was wounded in an after-midnight shooting that marred a busy night of Las Vegas Strip events surrounding the Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao boxing match, police said Sunday.aGeneral newsSportsMen's boxingBoxingViolent crimeCrimeMen's sportsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 18:12:20 GMTArizona girl dies after swing set breaks suddenly, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in a Phoenix suburb say a 7-year-old girl is dead and a 14-year-old girl is hospitalized after a backyard swing set broke apart.aGeneral newsAccidents and disastersArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 19:48:29 GMTSC Police stations act as havens for online buyers, sellers, S.C. (AP) — Some law enforcement agencies in South Carolina are offering up their parking lots as a well-lit, secure place to finalize deals made on Craigslist and other online marketplaces.By MEG KINNARDhtGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeOnline safetyPoliceTechnology issuesTechnologyLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsSouth CarolinaCharlestonUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 17:39:12 GMTNYPD officer shooting suspect arraigned, officer critical YORK (AP) — A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head has been arraigned on charges including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer.By MICHAEL BALSAMOaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaQueens, 03 May 2015 20:08:27 GMTOle Miss coach gets firsthand taste of Talladega speed, Ala. (AP) — Hugh Freeze knows a little something about speed and about NASCAR.By JOHN ZENORsSportsCollege footballCoachingAutomobile racingNASCARCollege sportsFootballTalladegaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 19:16:18 GMTDerby winner American Pharoah a likely go in Preakness, Ky. (AP) — Lured by the promise of carrots, American Pharoah was led out of the barn to face a throng of cameras.By BETH HARRISaGeneral newsSportsKentucky DerbyPreakness StakesHorse racingEventsThoroughbred racingKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 17:55:42 GMTCongressmen to reconsider separate funding for Iraq factions (AP) — Congress may reconsider a provision in an upcoming bill funding the training of the Iraqi army that would also send weapons directly to Arab Sunnis and Kurds, a congressman visiting Baghdad said Sunday.By PAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsLegislatureGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsArmed forcesReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesWar and unrestIslamMilitary and defenseIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 03 May 2015 19:48:57 GMTItaly: At least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya (AP) — Italy's Coast Guard and Navy as well as tugs and other commercial vessels joined forces to rescue migrants in at least 16 boats Sunday, saving hundreds of them and recovering 10 bodies off Libya's coast, as smugglers took advantage of calm seas to send packed vessels across the Mediterranean.By FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsItalyFranceEuropeLibyaMediterranean SeaWestern EuropeNorth AfricaAfrica, 03 May 2015 17:25:21 GMTKayaker rescues man who jumped off bridge in suicide attempt FERRY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man who attempted suicide by jumping off a bridge into a river was rescued by a passing kayaker.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsSuicidesOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleNew JerseyHackensackUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 18:59:04 GMTDefense faces challenges as theater shooting victims testify, Colo. (AP) — Half-empty tissue boxes littered the floor of Courtroom 201 after a day in which survivors told stories of heartbreak, revulsion and horror about the night James Holmes shot scores of people inside a packed a suburban Denver movie theater.By SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 17:36:17 GMTMayweather takes his $100 million check and runs VEGAS (AP) — The check was for $100 million, a payday so mind boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn't help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done.By TIM DAHLBERGaGeneral newsSportsMen's boxingBoxingMen's sportsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 20:28:28 GMTGasquet beats Kyrgios to win Estoril Open title, Portugal (AP) — Richard Gasquet of France won the Estoril Open final in straight sets on Sunday, beating Australian Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 6-2.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisPortugalWestern EuropeEurope, 03 May 2015 17:53:33 GMTWoman, toddler killed when car hits apartment complex, Calif. (AP) — A car driven by a suspected drunken driver crashed into a Northern California apartment complex, killing a woman and toddler and slightly injuring two other children as they all walked together outside, police said Sunday.aGeneral newsCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationReckless endangermentViolent crimeCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 17:21:37 GMTEx-US Rep. Inglis gets JFK courage award for climate stance (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Bob Inglis received the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award on Sunday for reversing his position on climate change despite the predictable political fallout that helped cost the South Carolina Republican his seat in Congress.aGeneral newsClimateLegislatureGovernment and politicsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureBostonUnited StatesMassachusettsNorth America, 03 May 2015 19:56:36 GMTGrizzlies point guard Mike Conley out for Game 1 vs Warriors, Calif. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley is sitting out Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Golden State Warriors as he continues to recover from surgery to repair broken bones in his face.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAthlete health, 03 May 2015 18:47:12 GMTWhat to see on closing day of New Orleans' Jazz Fest ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wraps up its last of seven days of music, food and culture on Sunday. The festival, a celebration of Louisiana's heritage, features music stages dotted around the city's fairgrounds and booths selling food.By REBECCA SANTANAeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 18:43:06 GMTWith rescue near, Boho Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death, Nigeria (AP) — Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored car and three died when a land mine exploded as they walked to freedom.By MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsHostage situationsLand minesKidnappingMilitant groupsWar and unrestCrimeNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 03 May 2015 20:02:54 GMTFederer wins Istanbul Open in straight sets (AP) — Top-seeded Roger Federer claimed his 85th title Sunday with a 6-3, 7-6 (11) win over Pablo Cuevas in the final of the Istanbul Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisTurkeyIstanbulMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 03 May 2015 17:57:47 GMTSuspect in Chicago-area FAA fire formally charged (AP) — A suburban Chicago contractor accused of setting fire to an air traffic control facility has been formally charged.aBusinessGeneral newsArsonCrimeChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 20:05:35 GMTArab coalition 'reconnaissance' troops land in Yemen, Yemen (AP) — With helicopter gunships hovering overhead, at least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition, including Yemeni expatriates, came ashore Sunday in the southern port city of Aden on what military officials called a "reconnaissance" mission, as fighting raged between Iranian-backed Shiite rebels and forces loyal to the nation's exiled president.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsYemenEgyptSanaaSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 03 May 2015 18:59:54 GMTMcIlroy rallies to reach Match Play final against Woodland FRANCISCO (AP) — Needing another comeback, Rory McIlroy delivered another great finish Sunday to reach the final of the Match Play Championship.By DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfWoodlandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 18:53:24 GMTJones has 4 hits, Orioles beat Rays 4-2 PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Adam Jones got four hits, including a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 to win a series shifted from Camden Yards.By MARK DIDTLERsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 May 2015 20:46:07 GMT