FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 06 May 2015 14:34:33 -0700Kane, Crawford settle back into form for surging Blackhawks PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The original prognosis for Patrick Kane's surgically repaired collarbone dictated his return for some point during the Western Conference finals, if the Chicago Blackhawks were to advance that far.By DAVE CAMPBELLsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 21:22:28 GMTLatest on Boston trial: Bomber sorry after giving the finger p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsBombingsEmbassiesLaw and orderEventsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsBostonKazakhstanAlmatyUnited StatesMassachusettsNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsia, 06 May 2015 21:29:25 GMTHow the Dow Jones industrial average fared Wednesday stocks fell across industries on Wednesday as investors worried over stock valuations, economic growth and rising interest rates. Stocks rose at the start of trading, but quickly lost their gains. A comment from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggesting that stocks are generally overvalued added to the selling pressure.By The Associated PressfBusinessFinancial marketsStock markets, 06 May 2015 21:21:17 GMTThe Latest: Barcelona beats Bayern 3-0, Spain (AP) — 10:43 p.m.By JOSEPH WILSONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's soccerUEFA Champions LeagueFIFA World CupProfessional soccer2014 FIFA World CupAthlete healthSoccerEventsInternational soccerSpainBarcelonaMunichGermanyPolandEuropeWestern EuropeEastern Europe, 06 May 2015 20:45:26 GMTGermanwings co-pilot practiced descents hours before crash (AP) — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have practiced sending the jetliner into a deadly descent on another flight, just two hours before he intentionally crashed it into the French Alps, investigators said Wednesday.By JAMEY KEATEN and JOAN LOWYiBusinessGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsTransportation safetyEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationGermanyFranceBarcelonaWestern EuropeEuropeSpain, 06 May 2015 20:24:15 GMTJurors convict man of killing Chicago officer, ex-official (AP) — A Chicago man was convicted Wednesday of fatally shooting a police officer and former Chicago Housing Authority employee who were investigating an auto burglary.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeTheftLaw and orderChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 21:09:43 GMTWoman in DuPont economic espionage case pleads guilty FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman pleaded guilty to conspiracy to tamper with evidence after being accused with her husband and former DuPont employees of stealing and selling trade secrets to China for a highly coveted whitener used in cars, Oreo cookies and a variety of other products.BY SUDHIN THANAWALAaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessEspionageConspiracyLegal proceedingsCrimeEconomyCorporate crimeCorporate newsLaw and orderChinaSan FranciscoGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 20:37:54 GMTFigures on government spending and debt (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.fGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyGovernment finance, 06 May 2015 20:02:32 GMTLikud official says Israeli premier Netanyahu reaches deal to form new coalition government (AP) — Likud official says Israeli premier Netanyahu reaches deal to form new coalition government.iGeneral newsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsIsraelMiddle East, 06 May 2015 20:15:54 GMTMessi leads Barcelona over Bayern 3-0 in Champions semis, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi had two goals and set up Neymar for another as Barcelona scored three late goals on to overwhelm Bayern Munich and former coach Pep Guardiola 3-0 Wednesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.By JOSEPH WILSONsSportsMen's soccerMen's sportsProfessional soccerUEFA Champions LeagueSoccerEventsSpainBarcelonaMunichWestern EuropeEuropeGermany, 06 May 2015 20:57:51 GMTCanada beats Sweden 6-4 to stay perfect at ice hockey worlds (AP) — Canada rallied to maintain a perfect record at the ice hockey world championship by beating Sweden 6-4 on Wednesday for its fourth straight victory.By KAREL JANICEKsSportsHockeyProfessional hockeyMen's hockeyMen's sports, 06 May 2015 20:51:34 GMTIsrael's Netanyahu completes formation of government (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday completed the formation of a new coalition government, reaching a last-minute deal with a nationalist party just before a midnight deadline.By JOSEF FEDERMANiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNationalismIsraelMiddle East, 06 May 2015 20:43:51 GMTHospital efforts to save very premature babies vary widely weigh as little as a pound yet force some of the toughest choices in all of medicine. Extremely premature babies face big differences in how hard hospitals try to save them, a study finds.By MARILYNN MARCHIONEaHealthLifestyleParentingRelationshipsPregnancy and childbirthSexual and reproductive healthWomen's health, 06 May 2015 21:14:38 GMTThe Latest: Barcelona takes the lead, Spain (AP) — GOAL! Barcelona 1 (Messi) Bayern Munich 0By JOSEPH WILSONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's soccerFIFA World CupProfessional soccerUEFA Champions League2014 FIFA World CupSoccerAthlete healthEventsInternational soccerSpainBarcelonaGermanyMunichPolandEuropeWestern EuropeEastern Europe, 06 May 2015 20:20:58 GMTKyrgios knocks Federer out of 2nd round at Madrid Open (AP) — Top-seeded Roger Federer made an early exit from the Madrid Open on Wednesday after a second round defeat to Nick Kyrgios of Australia.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSpainMadridWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 21:21:25 GMTOfficer on leave amid inquiry into threats against suspect (AP) — A Minneapolis police officer has been put on paid leave while the department investigates a video in which he can be heard threatening to break a suspect's legs.aGeneral newsExtortion and threatsCrimeMinneapolisMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 20:37:16 GMTTexas gay discrimination bill opens complex father-son split (AP) — Beau Miller and Patrick Summers have been partners for four years, but last December was the first time they spent Christmas at Miller's parents' home.By WILL WEISSERTaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansState legislatureGovernment and politicsLegislatureState governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislationHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleGender issuesTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 20:09:33 GMTLending Club jumps as online lending continues to grow YORK (AP) — Everyone wants in the Club.By KEN SWEETfBusinessCorporate stockCorporate news, 06 May 2015 20:36:54 GMTStudy: Gay, bisexual kids bullied more, even at early age YORK (AP) — Gay and bisexual kids are more likely to be bullied as they're growing up — even at an early age, according to the first large U.S. study to look at the problem.By MIKE STOBBEaHealthGays and lesbiansPrimary and secondary educationHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationHuman welfare, 06 May 2015 21:00:00 GMTConservatives threaten defense bill over immigration (AP) — Two dozen House conservatives are threatening to oppose a sweeping defense policy bill over a nonbinding provision aimed at allowing immigrants brought illegally to this country as children to serve in the military. Their move could provoke a clash on a perennially volatile topic that's become a major issue in the presidential campaign.By ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsImmigration policyDefense policyImmigrationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defense, 06 May 2015 21:27:21 GMTWhole Foods shares fall after sales disappoint YORK (AP) — Shares of Whole Foods Market dropped more than 10 percent after-hours Thursday after the grocery chain reported disappointing sales and said it was planning a new store concept geared toward millennials.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesLeading economic indicatorsEconomy, 06 May 2015 20:31:33 GMTPlan B eyed after Michigan voters crush tax hike for roads, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers will be forced to consider an alternative to address Michigan's deteriorating roads after voters resoundingly rejected a ballot measure that would have increased taxes to pump $1.2 billion a year more into transportation infrastructure.By DAVID EGGERTpGovernment and politicsElectionsConstitutional amendmentsLegislatureState legislatureIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment financeGovernment business and financeState governmentsNational governmentsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyConstitutionsMichiganLansingUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 19:48:43 GMTFormer pediatrician appeals 'waterboarding' conviction, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Supreme Court is considering an appeal by a former pediatrician serving three years in prison for abusing his female companion's daughter, including "waterboarding" the girl by holding her head under a faucet.By RANDALL CHASEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderDoverDelawareUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 20:02:07 GMTDemocrats fail to oust NY Senate's GOP leader after arrest, N.Y. (AP) — The Republican leader of the state Senate survived a largely symbolic effort by Democratic lawmakers to oust him from his position Wednesday following his arrest on federal corruption charges.By DAVID KLEPPERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical corruptionState legislatureLegislaturePolitical partiesArrestsPolitical issuesState governmentsPolitical organizationsLaw and orderCrimeNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 20:45:03 GMTMcIlroy, Spieth linked closer now at Players Championship VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy remembers a 19-year-old Texan who was polished for his age and didn't appear to have a glaring weakness in his game. That was the Texas Open two years ago, the first time he played with Jordan Spieth.By DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMasters Golf TournamentMen's golfMen's sportsGolfEventsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 20:23:38 GMTGrain mostly higher, livestock mixed (AP) — Grain futures were mostly higher Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 19:47:32 GMTStocks drop on weak jobs data, jitters over Yellen comments YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell across industries on Wednesday as investors worried over stock valuations, economic growth and rising interest rates.By BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment payLabor economyEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsEnergy industryIndustriesStock marketsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 21:10:31 GMTTexas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks YORK (AP) — The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security officials: A do-it-yourself terror plot, inspired by the Islamic State extremist group and facilitated through the ease of social media.By DAVID CRARY and ERIC TUCKERaGeneral newsTerrorismSocial mediaWar and unrestGovernment surveillanceCrimeNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsOnline mediaMediaAccidentsAccidents and disastersReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesPolitical issuesTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentAnimation and comicsUnited StatesTexasDistrict of ColumbiaMiddle EastNorth America, 06 May 2015 20:36:48 GMTOil train derailment prompts evacuation in North Dakota town, N.D. (AP) — An official says a train was hauling crude from North Dakota's oil patch when it derailed and caught fire in a rural area of the state.By BLAKE NICHOLSON and MATTHEW BROWNaBusinessGeneral newsEvacuationsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFiresEnergy industryIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesNorth DakotaUnited StatesNorth AmericaBismarck, 06 May 2015 19:50:42 GMTJesse Jackson keeps pressure on Silicon Valley to diversify FRANCISCO (AP) — Jesse Jackson renewed his call Wednesday for the technology industry to make workforce diversity as high a priority as product innovation.By MICHAEL LIEDTKEhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyWorkplace diversitySocial diversityRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansHispanicsSummitsHuman rights and civil libertiesDemographicsPersonnelSocial issuesSocial affairsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 21:28:27 GMTGrand jury probe sought for Tulsa County Sheriff's Office, Okla. (AP) — A civil rights group is asking for a grand jury investigation of the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office after a volunteer deputy fatally shot an unarmed man during a sting operation.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeCriminal investigationsPoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsOklahomaTulsaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 21:21:52 GMTHerbalife and Zulily are big market movers YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:fFinancial performanceCorporate newsBusinessHealth care industryIndustries, 06 May 2015 20:28:57 GMTIndianapolis man, 19, gets 50 years in Craigslist killing (AP) — An Indianapolis teenager has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a National Guardsman lured to an apartment complex by a Craigslist ad for an iPad.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 20:48:35 GMTOklahoma sees tornado on day weather forecast to be active, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a weak tornado has touched down in southwestern Oklahoma.aGeneral newsWeatherTornadoesStormsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersOklahomaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNorman, 06 May 2015 20:47:34 GMTTeacher arrested after burning students with Tesla coil, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon science teacher who police say used a Tesla coil to burn the phrase "I love mom" into the arms of students has been charged with criminal mistreatment.aGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeSalemOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 20:13:49 GMTYemen Shiite rebels take neighborhood in Aden, occupy palace, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels and their allies consolidated their hold in another part of the southern port city of Aden on Wednesday after heavy fighting with militiamen loyal to the exiled government and capturing the area's presidential palace, officials said.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestWar casualtiesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaSaudi ArabiaMiddle East, 06 May 2015 20:29:32 GMTThe Latest: Neymar scored third for Barcelona, Spain (AP) — GOAL! Barcelona 3 (Neymar) Bayern Munich 0By JOSEPH WILSONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's soccerFIFA World CupProfessional soccerUEFA Champions League2014 FIFA World CupSoccerAthlete healthEventsInternational soccerSpainBarcelonaGermanyMunichPolandEuropeWestern EuropeEastern Europe, 06 May 2015 20:37:09 GMTWinter proves tough on deer, states weigh hunting limits, Maine (AP) — Wildlife regulators in states where deer hunting is a way of life and an important tourism draw are implementing or considering deep cuts to hunting permits after a tough winter killed off many of the animals.By PATRICK WHITTLEaGeneral newsAnimalsZoologyDeerWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleBiologyScienceMammalsMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 20:54:35 GMTThe first self-driving vehicle you see may have 18 wheels VEGAS (AP) — Although much attention has been paid to autonomous vehicles being developed by Google and traditional car companies, one truck maker believes that automated tractor-trailers will be rolling along highways before self-driving cars are cruising around the suburbs.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyAutomotive technologyTrafficConsumer products and servicesIndustriesIndustrial technologyIndustrial products and servicesTransportationLas VegasNorth AmericaNevadaUnited States, 06 May 2015 20:57:33 GMTThe Latest: Messi scores twice as Barcelona takes the lead, Spain (AP) — 10:27 p.m.By JOSEPH WILSONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's soccerFIFA World CupProfessional soccerUEFA Champions League2014 FIFA World CupSoccerAthlete healthEventsInternational soccerSpainBarcelonaGermanyMunichPolandEuropeWestern EuropeEastern Europe, 06 May 2015 20:29:01 GMTShip may have hit whale found washed up near San Francisco, Calif. (AP) — Scientists say a ship may have hit and killed a young humpback whale that washed up at a beach in the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this week.aGeneral newsScienceWhalesAnimalsMammalsSan FranciscoPacificaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 20:33:23 GMTHarper's 3 HRs, 5 RBIs lift Nationals over Marlins 7-5 (AP) — Standing at the plate with a chance to make baseball history, Bryce Harper insisted his focus was on driving in the runner from third base.By DAVID GINSBURGsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete health, 06 May 2015 21:20:00 GMTClinton challenges Bush on immigration as GOP shifts (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has injected new fire into the immigration debate with her call to allow people in the country illegally to gain citizenship, challenging a centerpiece of Republican presidential prospect Jeb Bush's likely candidacy.By STEVE PEOPLES and KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsHispanicsRace and ethnicityImmigration policyPolitical endorsements2016 United States Presidential ElectionImmigrationBorder securityLegislationPolitical partiesSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyElectionsNational electionsMilitary and defenseLegislaturePolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 21:10:44 GMTPolice union sues over cellphone searches after rowdy party YORK (AP) — A union representing Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police officers has sued the agency, citing what it calls "widespread, ongoing and unconstitutional searches" of their private cellphones.aGeneral newsPoliceSearch and rescue effortsEducationLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSocial affairsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 19:58:27 GMTUniversal Orlando announces new King Kong ride for 2016, Fla. (AP) — King Kong first appeared on screens in New York City in 1933, but next summer, he'll be in Florida , headlining a new thrill ride at Universal Orlando.By TAMARA LUSHaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTravelLifestyleOrlandoFloridaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 06 May 2015 19:47:10 GMTAl-Jazeera America ousts top executive YORK (AP) — The Al-Jazeera America news network ousted its chief executive on Wednesday, with the little-watched network suffering key defections and a lawsuit charging an employee with anti-Semitism.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 06 May 2015 21:13:07 GMTTesla beats Wall Street forecasts on record quarterly sales (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors delivered a quarterly record of 10,045 cars in the first quarter, and its results beat Wall Street's expectations despite investment in new products and factory capacity and the impact of the strong dollar.By DEE-ANN DURBINfBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate news, 06 May 2015 21:24:11 GMTThe Latest: Bayern fight back in Champions League, Spain (AP) — 10:10 p.m.By JOSEPH WILSONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's soccerUEFA Champions LeagueFIFA World CupProfessional soccer2014 FIFA World CupSoccerAthlete healthEventsInternational soccerSpainBarcelonaGermanyMunichEuropeWestern Europe, 06 May 2015 20:11:25 GMTGreenpeace wants Shell's lawsuit over protest dismissed, Alaska (AP) — Attorneys for Greenpeace Inc. have again asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by Royal Dutch Shell PLC seeking expanded, court-ordered safety zones to keep protesters away from Shell's Arctic drill fleet.By DAN JOLINGaBusinessGeneral newsScienceProtests and demonstrationsEnergy and the environmentPolitical and civil unrestEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLegal proceedingsLaw and orderArcticAnchorageAlaskaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 21:04:31 GMTPatriots employees traded texts about deflated footballs investigator's report into "Deflategate" cited a series of texts between two New England Patriots employees as key evidence in the conclusion that the Patriots likely deflated footballs in the AFC title game — and that quarterback Tom Brady probably knew about it.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsSportsSports governanceProfessional footballFootball, 06 May 2015 21:25:43 GMT