FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 May 2015 02:30:35 -0700Beleskey scores in OT, Ducks beat Chicago 5-4 in wild Game 5, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks stumbled back to their dressing room after regulation in disbelief. Jonathan Toews had just scored two improbable goals in 72 seconds, and Game 5 of the Western Conference finals was headed into an overtime where everything seemed tilted toward Chicago.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsStanley Cup FinalsMen's sportsMen's hockeyHockeyProfessional hockeyEventsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 05:25:04 GMTIraq announces launch of operation to retake western Anbar province from Islamic State (AP) — Iraq announces launch of operation to retake western Anbar province from Islamic State.iGeneral newsIraqMiddle East, 26 May 2015 07:18:07 GMTEgypt allows Gazans to return home through border crossing, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egypt has opened its border with the Gaza Strip to allow stranded Palestinians to return home.iGeneral newsEgyptPalestinian territoriesGaza StripMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 26 May 2015 08:52:22 GMTMental health will take focus in theater shooting trial, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting are steadily moving toward the heart of their case: the testimony of two court-appointed doctors expected to say James Holmes was sane when he opened fire on a packed midnight showing of a Batman movie.By SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 06:27:09 GMTRyanair beats forecasts again as annual profits rise 66 pct (AP) — Europe's leading budget airline, Ryanair, has beaten forecasts again, reporting full-year net profits of 867 million euros ($949 million), 66 percent higher than the year before.By SHAWN POGATCHNIKiBusinessGeneral newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial performanceCorporate newsDublinIrelandEuropeWestern Europe, 26 May 2015 08:58:00 GMTPeeking into healthy brains to see if Alzheimer's is brewing (AP) — Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking.By LAURAN NEERGAARDhtHealthGovernment and politicsTechnologySeniors' healthMedicationBiochemistrySeniorsNeurological disordersDiseases and conditionsDiagnosis and treatmentBiologyScienceUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 07:13:58 GMTWhat does Ireland vote say about US debate on gay marriage? YORK (AP) — Ireland's national referendum on same-sex marriage, which was approved by 62 percent of the voters, comes just weeks ahead of an expected ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on whether to legalize gay marriage throughout the United States. A look at some of the parallels and contrasts in the countries' situations:By DAVID CRARYaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansConstitutionsMarriageChristianityLegislatureConstitutional amendmentsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGovernment and politicsFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryIrelandUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 26 May 2015 06:16:04 GMTThe Latest: Royal field at French Open on Day 3 (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:sSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 26 May 2015 09:19:36 GMTChanneling Batman, Versailles: Macau's new wave of resorts (AP) — Macau is doubling down even as the odds change. The world's casino capital this week welcomes the first of a new wave of lavish casino resorts for its up-and-coming Cotai Peninsula.By KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsAccommodationsTravelLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustriesMedia and entertainment industryMacauChinaLas VegasGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 06:19:57 GMTThe Latest: Evacuations underway in Austin due to flooding a.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherSearch and rescue effortsFloodsStormsEvacuationsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 07:49:26 GMTAustralia to pass law to strip citizenship for terror crimes, Australia (AP) — Australia plans to pass a law within weeks to give the government power to strip citizenship from dual nationals who are suspected terrorists even if they are not convicted of a crime, the prime minister said Tuesday.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsTerrorismGovernment and politicsCrimeWar and unrestAustraliaOceania, 26 May 2015 06:27:26 GMTWith 5 teams in NCAAs, cold-weather Big Ten baseball hot now, Neb. (AP) — As usual, the SEC, ACC and Pac-12 had the most teams make the NCAA baseball tournament. Right behind those warm-weather conferences, though, was the Big Ten, a league that not long ago was an afterthought on selection day.By ERIC OLSONsSportsCollege baseballCollege sportsBaseballCoachingMen's sportsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 06:25:47 GMTReport: Iran summons Saudi envoy over Yemen strike, Iran (AP) — Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned Saudi Arabia's envoy over an airstrike near Tehran's embassy in Yemen.iGeneral newsDiplomacyEmbassiesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsTehranMiddle EastIranSaudi ArabiaYemen, 26 May 2015 05:46:37 GMTMore migrants reach Greece, approaching 1,200 in 2 days, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities in the eastern Aegean Sea have picked up more than 300 people who entered the country illegally in small craft from Turkey, raising the total of arrivals over the past two days to nearly 1,200.iGeneral newsGreeceAthensEuropeAegean SeaWestern Europe, 26 May 2015 08:13:38 GMTEuropean stocks fall as Greek debt plight looms (AP) — European shares fell Tuesday as markets reopened after holidays in several countries, as concerns over Greece's debt crisis overshadowed news from China of support for new infrastructure projects.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsFinancial crisisCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesJapanEast AsiaSpainGreeceChinaValenciaAsiaWestern EuropeEuropeGreater China, 26 May 2015 09:18:42 GMTFor an IS fighter, a paid honeymoon in caliphate's heart (AP) — The honeymoon was a brief moment for love, away from the front lines of Syria's war. In the capital of the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed "caliphate," Syrian fighter Abu Bilal al-Homsi was united with his Tunisian bride for the first time after months chatting online. They married, then passed the days dining on grilled meats in Raqqa's restaurants, strolling along the Euphrates River and eating ice cream.By SARAH EL DEEBiGeneral newsOnline mediaWar and unrestFinancial planningPersonal financeBusinessMediaLeisure travelTravelLifestyleWeddingsOccasionsSyriaMiddle East, 26 May 2015 07:38:37 GMT12 missing after flooding in Texas sweeps away vacation home, Texas (AP) — Recovery teams are set to resume looking for the 12 members of two families who authorities say are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream.By SETH ROBBINS and PAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageSearch and rescue effortsFloodsNatural disastersTornadoesAccidents and disastersEmergency managementMissing personsMunicipal governmentsState governmentsAccommodationsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsTravelLifestyleTexasDel RioHoustonMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 26 May 2015 07:37:34 GMTThe Latest: Recovery, cleanup set to begin in Texas, Mexico a.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherSearch and rescue effortsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 07:13:30 GMTIran begins trial of detained Washington Post reporter, Iran (AP) — The closed trial of an American-Iranian reporter for the Washington Post detained in Iran for more than 10 months began Tuesday in a court used to hear security cases, the official IRNA news agency reported.iGeneral newsNewspapersJournalismNews mediaMediaLegal proceedingsLaw and orderTehranIranMiddle East, 26 May 2015 08:19:55 GMTBiden tries to smooth over anger sparked by Carter's comment (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is reassuring Iraq's government of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with thanks for "the enormous sacrifice and bravery of Iraqi forces" one day after Defense Secretary Ash Carter questioned the Iraqi military commitment.By KEVIN FREKING and SAMEER N. YACOUBwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReligious strifeMilitant groupsWar and unrestMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseUnited StatesIraqIranBaghdadMiddle EastNorth America, 26 May 2015 07:12:23 GMTModi vows cleaner India, but no clear path to get there DELHI (AP) — Four months after becoming prime minister, Narendra Modi stunned Indians by picking up a crude straw broom and, holding it like a dance partner, gently sweeping at a small pile of green leaves on a New Delhi street.By KATY DAIGLEiBusinessGeneral newsEnvironmental laws and regulationsEconomic growthWater environmentEconomyEnvironmental conservation and preservationEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEnergy and the environmentGovernment and politicsEnvironmental concernsGovernment regulationsIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 26 May 2015 09:22:34 GMTWoman uses obituary to say Brady innocent in 'Deflategate' (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 America, 26 May 2015 09:29:06 GMTBy The Numbers: Colorado theater shooting trial so far by-the-numbers look at the first month in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 06:28:25 GMTThe Latest: Flash flooding threatens Houston area a.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherSearch and rescue effortsStormsFloodsAccidents and disastersTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 07:25:08 GMTWorld Series of Poker starts this week with new events VEGAS (AP) — If the World Series of Poker is lucky, the popularity of the Las Vegas championship's newest event could cause a poker chip shortage.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentPokerConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 06:41:37 GMTVermont's Sanders to kick off 2016 bid from Clinton's left, Vt. (AP) — For a vocal group of liberals who aren't satisfied with Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vermont's self-described "democratic socialist" senator isn't the candidate they want. But Bernie Sanders is the candidate they're about to get.By DAVE GRAM and KEN THOMASaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsLocal electionsElectionsPresidential electionsNational electionsVermontBurlingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 07:11:33 GMTCompany hopes to remove ruptured oil pipeline by Tuesday, Calif. (AP) — Officials from Plains All American Pipeline say they hope the broken section of a pipeline that spilled oil along the California Coast can be removed for investigation by Tuesday.aBusinessGeneral newsScienceCoastlines and beachesEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentAccidentsAccidents and disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 06:01:07 GMTTurkish opposition candidate shot in knee while campaigning, Turkey (AP) — An official says an opposition party candidate has been hospitalized after being shot in the knee while campaigning for Turkey's general elections on June 7.iGeneral newsCampaignsElectionsGovernment and politicsTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 26 May 2015 08:58:09 GMTAsia stocks gain as China announcements spur Shanghai (AP) — Asian shares mostly gained Tuesday after China promoted an array of infrastructure projects as open to private investment and said it was slashing tariffs on imported clothing and other consumer goods. Investors lacked other cues, with markets in London and the U.S. closed for holidays on Monday.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesHong KongChinaShanghaiJapanEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 26 May 2015 06:08:32 GMTToews gets 2 to force OT, but Hawks drop Game 5 to Ducks 5-4, Calif. (AP) — When Jonathan Toews scored twice in the final seconds to force overtime in Game 5, the Western Conference finals appeared to be bending under the weight of the Chicago Blackhawks' famed playoff tenacity.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsStanley Cup FinalsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 06:03:41 GMTHaggerty bids for International Tennis Federation presidency (AP) — The former chairman of the U.S. Tennis Association has announced that he is running for president of the International Tennis Federation.sSportsTennisFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 26 May 2015 09:19:41 GMTNBA MVP Curry OK after fall as Warriors lose to Rockets (AP) — When Golden State's Stephen Curry crashed into Trevor Ariza's shoulder, was upended and sent flying toward the court on Monday night against Houston, it felt like forever before he landed.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsNBA PlayoffsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsAthlete healthHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 05:55:37 GMTLEADING OFF: Reds skid, Texas rolls, Bradley aims to rebound look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:By The Associated PresssSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNHL hockeyProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 06:07:15 GMTPolice: 3 children hurt when waterspout uproots bounce house (AP) — Two of the three children tossed onto a South Florida beach from a bounce house sent flying by a waterspout have been sent home from a hospital with minor injuries, hours after the inflatable was sent airborne above palm trees and a four-lane road, police said.By JENNIFER KAYaGeneral newsTornadoesNatural disastersWeatherAccidents and disastersAccidentsTransportationMiamiFloridaFort LauderdaleUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 08:41:50 GMTMyanmar's Suu Kyi is missing from global meeting on Rohingya, Myanmar (AP) — An international gathering about the plight of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya Muslims boasts a star-studded cast, with three Nobel Peace laureates among those calling on the world to wake up to the unfolding tragedy.By ROBIN McDOWELLiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBuddhismReligionSocial affairsMyanmarSoutheast AsiaNorwayAsiaWestern EuropeEurope, 26 May 2015 09:21:53 GMTAfghan forces struggle as Taliban seeks northern stronghold, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents, their ranks swelled by foreign fighters pushed across the border from Pakistan, nearly surrounded this northern Afghan city last month with an offensive that stunned local authorities and raised concerns over their ability to defend the country without U.S. and foreign combat troops.By LYNNE O'DONNELLiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsAfghanistanPakistanCentral AsiaUnited StatesTajikistanUzbekistanAsiaSouth AsiaNorth America, 26 May 2015 06:22:23 GMTReport: Israeli leader offers talks over settlement blocs (AP) — An Israeli newspaper says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has offered to renew peace talks with the Palestinians.iGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsIsraelPalestinian territoriesMiddle East, 26 May 2015 07:31:51 GMTAustrian police arrest 3 for smuggling people into US (AP) — Austrian police have detained three suspects for allegedly smuggling people onto flights bound for the United States or Britain.iGeneral newsSmugglingArrestsCrimeLaw and orderCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentAustriaWestern EuropeEurope, 26 May 2015 09:25:26 GMTFire at rest home in central China kills 38 people (AP) — A fire swept through a rest home in central China, killing 38 people and injuring six, authorities said Tuesday.iGeneral newsFiresSeniorsAccidents and disastersChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 26 May 2015 07:44:38 GMTIraq announces launch of operation to drive IS from Anbar (AP) — Iraq on Tuesday announced the launch of a military operation to drive the Islamic State group out of the western Anbar province, where the extremists captured the provincial capital, Ramadi, earlier this month.By SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 26 May 2015 07:56:20 GMTCause of death of child in swing undetermined after autopsy (AP) — Further investigation and toxicology tests are needed in the case of a Maryland child who was found dead in a park swing as his mother pushed him, authorities said.By KASEY JONESaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLaw and orderCrimeMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 26 May 2015 09:10:31 GMTGOP likely to feel the heat if court decision guts Obamacare (AP) — A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans — not White House officials — who have been talking about damage control.By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationPolitical partiesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsFinancial servicesIndustriesNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyHealth care policyPolitical organizations, 26 May 2015 07:13:14 GMTUN officials didn't follow up on sex abuse claims for months NATIONS (AP) — For months, the U.N.'s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic, collected by their own staff. But they didn't follow up because they assumed French authorities were handling it, statements marked "strictly confidential" show, even as France pressed the U.N. for more information about the case.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsCriminal investigationsHuman rights and civil libertiesWar and unrestLaw and orderCrimeCrimes against childrenViolent crimeSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsFranceParisMaliCentral African RepublicBanguiWestern EuropeEuropeWest AfricaAfricaCentral Africa, 26 May 2015 05:56:38 GMTLocal media: Several Kenyan police officers killed in ambush, Uganda (AP) — Several Kenyan police officers were killed in an attack Monday night by suspected Somali militants in the northeastern Garissa county, where 148 students were massacred last month, local media reported.By RODNEY MUHUMUZAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestPoliceMediaLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsKenyaUgandaEast AfricaSomaliaAfrica, 26 May 2015 06:33:47 GMTAcross nation, veterans' sacrifices honored in many ways, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama saluted Americans who died in battle and made special mention on Memorial Day of the families of lost loved ones "who represent the best of who we are."By DARLENE SUPERVILLEaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleUnited StatesAfghanistanVirginiaDetroitMichiganNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsia, 26 May 2015 07:11:04 GMTMalaysian police find a corpse in abandoned jungle camp WANG BURMA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities have found one corpse as they started digging for bodies at an abandoned jungle camp used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand.iGeneral newsSoutheast AsiaAsia, 26 May 2015 08:57:44 GMTPolice: Several Kenyan officers killed in ambush, Uganda (AP) — Several Kenyan police officers were killed in an attack Monday night by suspected Somali militants in the northeastern Garissa county, where 148 students were massacred last month, police said Tuesday.By RODNEY MUHUMUZA and TOM ODULAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestCrimeKenyaUgandaSomaliaEast AfricaAfrica, 26 May 2015 07:11:39 GMTFRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: Nadal, Djokovic finally get started (AP) — Two most-talked-about men at this year's French Open, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, finally play their first matches on Tuesday.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 26 May 2015 06:05:47 GMTChina's army plays down South China Sea island-building (AP) — China's military on Tuesday compared its controversial island-building in the South China Sea to ordinary construction such as road-building going on elsewhere in the country, trying to deflect criticism over an issue seen as inflaming tensions in the region.By CHRISTOPHER BODEENiGeneral newsInternational incidentsTerritorial disputesArmed forcesWar and unrestIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsChinaTaiwanBeijingEast AsiaSouth China SeaUnited StatesSoutheast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 26 May 2015 08:11:12 GMTThe Latest on IS: Iraq says Anbar offensive won't take long (0900 GMT)The Associated PressaGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestIraqMiddle East, 26 May 2015 09:27:53 GMT