FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 24 May 2015 04:09:34 -0700Streets calm a day after protest of Ohio officer's acquittalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b03a4b795f434d956f745aebf12e81CLEVELAND (AP) — The streets largely remained calm Sunday morning after police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight of protesters angered by a patrolman's acquittal in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects in a barrage of police gunfire.By MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsViolent crimeCivil rights violationsLegal proceedingsProtests and demonstrationsCrimeArrestsHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b03a4b795f434d956f745aebf12e81Sun, 24 May 2015 10:40:21 GMTWomen's walk across Koreas' DMZ denied; they cross on bushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8dfa227846c49fda57e034a2e992fb3DORASAN STATION, South Korea (AP) — International women activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates on Sunday were denied an attempt to walk across the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea, but were allowed to cross by bus and complete what one of them called a landmark peace event.By ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8dfa227846c49fda57e034a2e992fb3Sun, 24 May 2015 04:36:56 GMTChina readies national carbon market to fight climate changehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d189f59b5254dfe9a21beb223a6c612BEIJING (AP) — At first, the numbers and company names flashing on a big board in Beijing's financial district suggest a booming market.By JACK CHANGiBusinessGeneral newsScienceEnvironmental policyEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsEnvironmental laws and regulationsAir qualityEco-friendly practicesClimateChinaBeijingEuropeGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d189f59b5254dfe9a21beb223a6c612Sun, 24 May 2015 05:39:17 GMTProtests, arrests after Ohio officer's acquittal in 2 deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6882b037677244c28fdae272215bcef0CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight as protesters took to the streets after a judge found a city police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a barrage of police gunfire.By MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsViolent crimeCivil rights violationsLegal proceedingsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6882b037677244c28fdae272215bcef0Sun, 24 May 2015 04:22:53 GMTMalaysia finds graves of suspected trafficking victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ab54c4a2a044fef9fd3a0a9c11aaeeeKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in at least 17 abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held.By EILEEN NG and TODD PITMANiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesSmugglingCrimeImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareMalaysiaThailandSoutheast AsiaMyanmarIndonesiaBangkokBangladeshUnited StatesAsiaSouth AsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ab54c4a2a044fef9fd3a0a9c11aaeeeSun, 24 May 2015 11:02:43 GMTAll eyes on Coen brothers as Cannes readies for Palme d'Orhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51e00c245f224cbda3caf79a08efa5d2CANNES, France (AP) — Just what film directors Joel and Ethan Coen are thinking is a question that has long bedeviled moviegoers. Now they have the Cannes Film Festival on pins and needles, too.By JAKE COYLEiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCannes Film FestivalEventsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51e00c245f224cbda3caf79a08efa5d2Sun, 24 May 2015 09:38:23 GMTThe Latest: Mikhail Youzhny first man out at Roland Garroshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0ffaf96f2014b19a6b28889b09080a2PARIS (AP) — 12:19 p.m. (1019 GMT)By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsTennisEventsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0ffaf96f2014b19a6b28889b09080a2Sun, 24 May 2015 10:23:55 GMTCormier submits Johnson in 3rd, wins vacant title at UFC 187http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c098e5c64cc745b19f439d4e0b695ae6LAS VEGAS (AP) — Daniel Cormier wore the conflict on his beaming face when he got the UFC's light heavyweight title belt strapped around his waist in the same Vegas cage where he failed to win it a few months ago.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsMen's martial artsMixed martial artsMen's sportsMartial artsNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c098e5c64cc745b19f439d4e0b695ae6Sun, 24 May 2015 07:13:42 GMTEthiopians vote in 1st election without former strongmanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba47a325ee7e4b1793801b14cebe9b6bADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopians started voting Sunday in national and regional elections in which the ruling party is expected to maintain its iron-clad grip on power.By ELIAS MESERETiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsNational electionsNational governmentsEthiopiaAddis AbabaEast AfricaEritreaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba47a325ee7e4b1793801b14cebe9b6bSun, 24 May 2015 10:57:05 GMTMalaysian home minister says police find mass graves believed to be of trafficking victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36241ce1184748d09b7f5bf66a848821KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian home minister says police find mass graves believed to be of trafficking victims.iGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeGovernment and politicsMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36241ce1184748d09b7f5bf66a848821Sun, 24 May 2015 07:45:50 GMTNegotiator: Iran agrees to 'managed access' to nuclear siteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/055a2ac32969422e9dd00becb7ebb1b6TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has agreed to grant United Nations inspectors "managed access" to military sites as part of a future deal over its contested nuclear program, a negotiator said Sunday, apparently contradicting earlier comments by the nation's supreme leader.By ALI AKBAR DAREINIiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/055a2ac32969422e9dd00becb7ebb1b6Sun, 24 May 2015 10:50:00 GMTVideo purports to show kidnapped Chinese tourist in Pakistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6aa6b63791f441219c91de65c1d7b5cfDERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — A militant video released Sunday purported to show a Chinese tourist kidnapped by Taliban-allied fighters in Pakistan a year ago asking for his government to help him be released.By ISHTIAQ MAHSUDiGeneral newsPeshawar school massacreKidnappingEventsCrimeTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrestPakistanChinaSouth AsiaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6aa6b63791f441219c91de65c1d7b5cfSun, 24 May 2015 10:19:49 GMTThe Latest: Halep to open play on Center Courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d39bd048c6dd4db3874c65d660de8e18PARIS (AP) — The latest from the French Open, the year's second Grand Slam tournament at Roland Garros:sSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsEventsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d39bd048c6dd4db3874c65d660de8e18Sun, 24 May 2015 09:02:28 GMTDucks lose 5-4 to Blackhawks in Game 4 of Western finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89d5acd8419544199b7199ce413c03fbCHICAGO (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks keep swinging away against the Chicago Blackhawks. They are hoping their depth pays off in the final stretch of the Western Conference finals.By JAY COHENsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89d5acd8419544199b7199ce413c03fbSun, 24 May 2015 05:45:17 GMTGerman police confirm 6 killed in Alpine guesthouse firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d2b91c1d3d8441eb956c2e134c0e9bdBERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany say they have recovered the bodies of six people killed in a fire at a guesthouse in the Alps.iGeneral newsFiresPoliceAccidents and disastersLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d2b91c1d3d8441eb956c2e134c0e9bdSun, 24 May 2015 10:05:53 GMTOfficial: Israel thanked US for blocking nuclear documenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/956b0901fc48444f96433892841a31bdJERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked the U.S. for blocking a global document at the United Nations aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, a rare bright spot amid strained relations between the two countries.By IAN DEITCHiGeneral newsInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/956b0901fc48444f96433892841a31bdSun, 24 May 2015 08:53:20 GMT'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13030739eb4b42f5a620cfae3dda0161DUBLIN (AP) — They hugged, they cheered, they cried at the news.By SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansChristianityMarriageReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesDublinIrelandEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13030739eb4b42f5a620cfae3dda0161Sun, 24 May 2015 10:03:52 GMTPoles vote in cliffhanger presidential election runoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/876a98992a06412fad56fc63f5edf5eaWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poles were voting Sunday in the final round of a cliffhanger presidential election race between the conservative incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski and an even more conservative challenger.By VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsRun-off electionsNational electionsPolandEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/876a98992a06412fad56fc63f5edf5eaSun, 24 May 2015 08:25:32 GMTAt Cannes, Michel Franco's 'Chronic' looks death in the facehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed94a20eecc540c3a5699ccd7a67835cCANNES, France (AP) — Death is something we'd all like to avoid. But director Michel Franco thinks a reluctance to look at the end of life is unhealthy.By JILL LAWLESSiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCannes Film FestivalEventsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed94a20eecc540c3a5699ccd7a67835cSun, 24 May 2015 08:21:32 GMTSaudi Arabia says suicide bomber was Islamic State operativehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29382bb608f7467fa3ab34c454d49fabRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia has confirmed that Friday's suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in the east of the country that killed 21 was carried out by an Islamic State militant, backing up an earlier claim by the group.By ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRIiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerrorismSaudi ArabiaRiyadhMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29382bb608f7467fa3ab34c454d49fabSun, 24 May 2015 10:54:38 GMTJust another birthday for Detroit-area woman _ her 116thhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edb9c559850f4df2a36196022ab7b9cdINKSTER, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area woman turned 116 Saturday, but she offers no secret for a long life.aGeneral newsBirthdaysOccasionsLifestyleMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edb9c559850f4df2a36196022ab7b9cdSun, 24 May 2015 04:44:25 GMTWoman uses obituary to say Brady innocent in 'Deflategate'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e18c1e58138543c2ac0d4f05a74ff5d2BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has used her own obituary to convey a final message on Tom Brady and the "Deflategate" scandal.aGeneral newsSportsObituariesProfessional footballFootballMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e18c1e58138543c2ac0d4f05a74ff5d2Sun, 24 May 2015 09:23:22 GMTLEADING OFF: Bernie's Bash at Yankee Stadium, Price returnshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/530dc732dec84ad1bc57c7b5cea7fafbA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:By The Associated PresssSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/530dc732dec84ad1bc57c7b5cea7fafbSun, 24 May 2015 05:57:41 GMTThe Latest: Golden oldies breaking records at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ead808cff2b34fcc96eb2691aaa82b0dPARIS (AP) — 11:57 a.m. (0957 GMT)By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsTennisEventsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ead808cff2b34fcc96eb2691aaa82b0dSun, 24 May 2015 10:02:52 GMTHawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsantohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e37ca6f0f201421db91ac47730cba8f9HONOLULU (AP) — Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto.By CATHY BUSSEWITZhtBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsFood scienceAgricultural scienceScienceGeneticsBiologyBiotechnologyTechnologyAgriculture and food technologyIndustrial technologyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesMaterials industryPolitical and civil unrestHawaiiHonoluluUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e37ca6f0f201421db91ac47730cba8f9Sun, 24 May 2015 07:57:37 GMT52 dead in China floods, including 2 kids on overloaded bushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0b91812c4854f34ae9336ce13290906BEIJING (AP) — The death toll in China's latest round of flooding has risen to at least 52, including two schoolchildren aboard a bus carrying more than twice its authorized passenger load that plunged into a pond, authorities said.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsAccidents and disastersAccidentsTransportationChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0b91812c4854f34ae9336ce13290906Sun, 24 May 2015 06:28:32 GMTPope says Romero was killed out of hatred for his faithhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f180b3afa7246e19ec035616c0564a7VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged pilgrims filling St. Peter's Square on Pentecost Sunday to take "the heroic examples" of a slain El Salvadoran bishop and an Italian nun who worked in Kenya who were beatified this weekend.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsVatican CityWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f180b3afa7246e19ec035616c0564a7Sun, 24 May 2015 11:03:16 GMTLocal media: Burundi opposition figure shot dead in capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2c228c6f2674c27a86a55e50fe765bbKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The leader of a Burundi opposition party was killed Saturday by unknown assailants in the nation's capital, Bujumbura, local media reported.By RODNEY MUHUMUZAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestMediaViolent crimeCrimeBurundiBujumburaEast AfricaUgandaCentral AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2c228c6f2674c27a86a55e50fe765bbSun, 24 May 2015 10:27:34 GMTThe Latest: Glitz and glamor typify unique Monaco Grand Prixhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13e1e771bc47477e9acfe1f5929eafbeMONACO (AP) — The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from the Monaco Grand Prix to the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600. We start with Formula One:By JEROME PUGMIREsSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneMonacoWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13e1e771bc47477e9acfe1f5929eafbeSun, 24 May 2015 10:52:55 GMTJosh Hamilton set to join Texas Rangers on Mondayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff23390722b4b9298424dab39df3fabROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton is done with his personal spring training and ready to rejoin the Texas Rangers.sSportsSports transactionsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSports businessTexasNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff23390722b4b9298424dab39df3fabSun, 24 May 2015 06:10:55 GMTThe Latest: 3rd seed Halep through to French Open 2nd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2df84452c24f4af9a3077f38cfd4ce0fPARIS (AP) — 12:45 a.m. (1034 GMT)By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsTennisEventsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2df84452c24f4af9a3077f38cfd4ce0fSun, 24 May 2015 10:54:08 GMTMalaysia finds mass graves of suspected trafficking victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/087138be9e46403f96823bfe42e813b3KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Sunday they have discovered mass graves in more than a dozen abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held.iGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeMalaysiaThailandSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/087138be9e46403f96823bfe42e813b3Sun, 24 May 2015 08:00:41 GMTIsraeli police say Palestinian stabs teens on Jewish holidayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17b6370483264e24a2cba5688b7fb453JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a 19-year-old Palestinian man stabbed two Israeli teenagers as they walked to a holy site on a Jewish festival.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePalestinian territoriesIsraelJerusalemMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17b6370483264e24a2cba5688b7fb453Sun, 24 May 2015 06:39:58 GMTBlackhawks beat Ducks 5-4 in Game 4 of Western finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dc8f92132ba44cf81f58aebd3282319CHICAGO (AP) — Antoine Vermette turned a huge disappointment into a moment of pure joy. That is how it goes for the Chicago Blackhawks when the playoffs go to overtime.By JAY COHENsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dc8f92132ba44cf81f58aebd3282319Sun, 24 May 2015 05:45:10 GMTCurry, Golden State rout Houston 115-80 to take 3-0 leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/699348294f2d474eb8bb43cda99e23bcHOUSTON (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr described Stephen Curry's performance Saturday night simply.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsNBA PlayoffsAthlete injuriesNBA FinalsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsEventsAthlete healthHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/699348294f2d474eb8bb43cda99e23bcSun, 24 May 2015 05:14:24 GMTThousands evacuated in Nepal after landslide blocks riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e48561e9e8214647b9d8aa8ef04be43cKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people fled villages and towns along a mountain river in northwest Nepal on Sunday after it was blocked by a landslide that could burst and cause flash floods, officials said.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeather2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersFloodsAccidents and disastersEvacuationsEventsLand environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEarthquakesNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e48561e9e8214647b9d8aa8ef04be43cSun, 24 May 2015 04:31:28 GMTSyrian army says helicopter crashes in country's northhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f6e4683b1af42aabd1ba2981d549439BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV says a military helicopter has crashed at the northern air base of Kweiras, killing all its crew.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f6e4683b1af42aabd1ba2981d549439Sun, 24 May 2015 09:19:37 GMTWomen's walk across Koreas' DMZ denied; they cross by bushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d42d1614b1a4d28a9e67e6eb203cac8DORASAN STATION, South Korea (AP) — Female activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates were denied an attempt to walk across the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea on Sunday, but were allowed to cross by bus and complete what one of them called a landmark event.By ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d42d1614b1a4d28a9e67e6eb203cac8Sun, 24 May 2015 09:38:58 GMTOfficials say at least 10 Afghan police officers killed in ongoing Taliban assault in southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2dd7077297844a7a39ec4613ac9c1b1KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say at least 10 Afghan police officers killed in ongoing Taliban assault in south.iGeneral newsWar and unrestCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsViolent crimeAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2dd7077297844a7a39ec4613ac9c1b1Sun, 24 May 2015 05:31:33 GMTLocal elections in Spain test upstart parties' voter appealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f29c6de85d91480fbf5e0d4fd78750bbMADRID (AP) — Local elections in much of Spain could see two upstart parties end nearly four decades of dominance by the conservative Popular Party and the center-left Socialists.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsLocal electionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f29c6de85d91480fbf5e0d4fd78750bbSun, 24 May 2015 07:39:09 GMTResidents along Blanco River in Texas urged to evacuatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a1e4a8cee0d48e5b97cfb7cb23e9d4eWIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — Authorities say they are urging residents in a small Central Texas community to evacuate as the nearby Blanco River continues to rise and cause flooding.aGeneral newsWeatherEvacuationsStormsTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a1e4a8cee0d48e5b97cfb7cb23e9d4eSun, 24 May 2015 09:19:05 GMTSyrian helicopter crashes; activists say militants downed ithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d480e1f1892249308a6949960b53c0a3BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian military helicopter crashed Sunday at the northern air base of Kweiras, killing all its crew, state TV said, as an activist group said it was shot down by Islamic State militants.iGeneral newsMilitary facilitiesPolitical activismAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d480e1f1892249308a6949960b53c0a3Sun, 24 May 2015 09:58:52 GMTRockies snap Giants' 8-game winning streak with 5-3 victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ef51ad623794841afb2b44b9dd8001fDENVER (AP) — It wasn't a dominant pitcher or a burly slugger who put an end to San Francisco's eight-game winning streak, but a 5-foot-10 backup shortstop with what Colorado manager Walt Weiss describes as "sneaky power."By ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsColoradoSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ef51ad623794841afb2b44b9dd8001fSun, 24 May 2015 06:51:44 GMTAt least 10 Afghan police officers killed in Taliban assaulthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3410806b894948d4ba7375faeed94203KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents attacked police checkpoints Sunday in volatile southern Afghanistan, killing at least 10 officers in the ongoing assault, authorities said.By MIRWAIS KHANiGeneral newsWar and unrestCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3410806b894948d4ba7375faeed94203Sun, 24 May 2015 06:03:36 GMTCannes celebrities protected by seagull-deterrent falconshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a41c3c29490249f69c26f72009ed74b9CANNES, France (AP) — As Mary J. Blige walked outside with her entourage and Mads Mikklesen sipped his chilled glass of wine, the VIP guests of Cannes' Grand Hyatt Martinez appeared blissfully unaware of the dangers circling above their heads.By THOMAS ADAMSONiGeneral newsBirdsCelebrityAnimalsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a41c3c29490249f69c26f72009ed74b9Sun, 24 May 2015 10:31:23 GMTBolsinger shuts down Padres, Pederson hits HR as Dodgers winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ea29b2b006e403d918baddbfa7f4e8bLOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Bolsinger retired his final 23 batters after giving up a leadoff single in the first inning and Joc Pederson homered, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 victory over the punchless San Diego Padres on Saturday night.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsLos AngelesSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ea29b2b006e403d918baddbfa7f4e8bSun, 24 May 2015 04:52:06 GMTJennings gets 1st win, Marlins top Orioles 1-0 in 13 inningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94e64a3f14174bbbb3262157dfebe942MIAMI (AP) — New Miami Marlins manager Dan Jennings splashed around in the nightclub swimming pool adjacent to the team's clubhouse, surrounded by a dozen of his players whooping it up shortly before midnight.By STEVEN WINEsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94e64a3f14174bbbb3262157dfebe942Sun, 24 May 2015 04:26:00 GMTBlackhawks stay patient and perfect in postseason overtimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0554a395c5e422392f3f52d17b718fdCHICAGO (AP) — One lucky bounce.By JIM LITKEsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0554a395c5e422392f3f52d17b718fdSun, 24 May 2015 06:53:43 GMTUK's Labour Party says it won't try to block EU referendumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24a6810bdd314c809353d295e4ee35d9LONDON (AP) — Britain's opposition Labour Party says it won't try to block a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the 28-nation European Union.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24a6810bdd314c809353d295e4ee35d9Sun, 24 May 2015 10:13:32 GMTRizzo drives in 6, Cubs rally late to beat D-Backs 9-6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db9a8812a88442fcbaa17fc9ec551932PHOENIX (AP) — Anthony Rizzo matched his career high with six RBIs and the Chicago Cubs snapped the Arizona Diamondbacks' five-game winning streak with a 9-6 victory Saturday night.By BOB BAUMsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db9a8812a88442fcbaa17fc9ec551932Sun, 24 May 2015 05:52:53 GMT