FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 05 May 2015 15:06:35 -0700Moments from safety, migrants die trying to reach Europe, Sicily (AP) — Young men piled over each other, some shimmying up ropes dangling from the towering rescue ship and others falling into the churning sea. Women and children were the last off the stricken dinghy during a chaotic Mediterranean rescue in which at least five migrants died and more were feared drowned.By TRISHA THOMAS, ANDREA ROSA and FRANK JORDANSiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersItalySicilyEuropeLibyaWestern EuropeNorth AfricaAfrica, 05 May 2015 21:06:22 GMTCapital murder indictment returned in U.Va. slaying case, Va. (AP) — The man charged with abducting and killing a University of Virginia student has been charged with capital murder and now faces the prospect of the death penalty.By LARRY O'DELLaGeneral newsKidnappingViolent crimeMissing personsCrimeIndictmentsLaw and orderCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:51:44 GMTEx-FBI agent to undergo psychiatric exam after arrest at CIA, Va. (AP) — A federal magistrate has ordered a psychiatric evaluation for a former FBI agent who was arrested at CIA headquarters after a confrontation with security officers.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeArrestsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:07:09 GMTPetty hires Kevin Manion to crew chief Sam Hornish Jr., N.C. (AP) — Richard Petty Motorsports has hired Kevin "Bono" Manion to crew chief Sam Hornish Jr. beginning this weekend at Kansas Speedway.sSportsAutomobile racingNASCARCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:11:27 GMTObama administration approves first ferry service to Cuba (AP) — The Obama administration approved the first ferry service in decades between the United States and Cuba on Tuesday, potentially opening a new path for the hundreds of thousands of people and hundreds of millions of dollars in goods that travel between Florida and Havana each year.By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEINiGeneral newsTravel laws and regulationsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsCubaHavanaUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:45:58 GMTManny Ramirez Jr vows to make own baseball name for himself FRANCISCO (AP) — Manny Ramirez Jr.'s hair looked a tad long when University of San Francisco coach Nino Giarratano offered a good-natured wisecrack about his dreadlocked dad.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsHigh school baseballCollege baseballBaseballMen's sportsHigh school sportsProfessional baseballCollege sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 22:03:03 GMTColumn: Pacquiao injury another hit for boxing VEGAS (AP) — The people who paid $99.95 to watch at home had no clue.By TIM DAHLBERGsSportsBoxingMen's boxingMen's sportsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:42:11 GMTJury to continue deliberating in Jamaican lottery scam case, N.D. (AP) — A federal jury in North Dakota has not reached a decision in the case of a man accused in a Jamaican lottery scam.By JAMES MacPHERSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFraud and false statementsMoney launderingCrimeBismarckUnited StatesNorth DakotaNorth AmericaJamaicaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 05 May 2015 22:06:22 GMTTop NY lawmaker clings to power after corruption charges, N.Y. (AP) — The leader of the state Senate defiantly dismissed a federal criminal complaint against him as "nothing more than a press release" on Tuesday and vowed to keep his position even as more of his fellow Republicans called for him to step down.By DAVID KLEPPERaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical resignationsPolitical ethicsPolitical corruptionState legislatureState governmentsLegislatureCrimePolitical issuesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNew YorkNew York CityManhattanUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 22:13:39 GMTDoubts raised about Islamic State's claim in Texas attack (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism experts said IS has a history of asserting involvement in attacks in which it had no operational role.By JULIE WATSON and RYAN VAN VELZERaGeneral newsTerrorismCrimeWar and unrestViolent crimeNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsTexasUnited StatesPhoenixAustraliaNorth AmericaArizonaOceania, 05 May 2015 22:09:05 GMTTeen son testifies in New Jersey military child abuse case, N.J. (AP) — The teenage son of a military couple charged with abusing their three foster children told a jury Tuesday that his parents used Bible passages to justify hitting the toddlers with a paddle, stick and other implements.By DAVID PORTERaBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsMilitary legal affairsCrimes against childrenCrimeLaw and orderMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:16:19 GMTTurkey farmer hit by bird flu sees emotional, financial toll (AP) — Lifelong turkey farmer Greg Langmo knew as soon as the young flock that usually clustered around him like curious little puppies turned lethargic and stopped eating that his Minnesota farm had been struck by the bird flu that has shaken the poultry industry.By STEVE KARNOWSKIaBusinessGeneral newsAgricultureAnimalsAgriculture and the environmentInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthIndustriesWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAnimal healthConsumer products and servicesMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:05:04 GMTChristie says he would testify if called in bridge trial, Miss. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he would have no problem testifying in a trial of former allies who face criminal charges for their alleged roles in politically-motivated traffic jams that caused long delays in 2013 over the George Washington Bridge connecting his state to New York.By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and JILL COLVINaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionCriminal investigationsState governmentsMunicipal governmentsCrimePolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLocal governmentsPolitical organizationsMississippiUnited StatesNew JerseyLouisianaNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:07:58 GMTAuthorities find fake skeletons in underwater lawn chairs SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) — A man snorkeling in the Colorado River near the Arizona and California border was terrified — and later embarrassed — when he came across two fake skeletons sitting in lawn chairs about 40 feet underwater.aOdditiesArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 20:59:12 GMT11 dead after Mali separatists launch central region attack, Mali (AP) — Members of a coalition of separatist groups attacked a town in central Mali on Tuesday, killing 11 people and moving violence farther south after a cease-fire was broken last week, a spokesman and the government said.By BABA AHMEDiGeneral newsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsCease firesNational governmentsViolenceGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsSocial issuesSocial affairsDiplomacyInternational relationsInternational agreementsMaliWest AfricaAfrica, 05 May 2015 21:38:00 GMTBusiness Highlights The Associated PresshtBusinessObituariesWi-fiProducts and servicesCorporate newsWireless technologyTechnologyStock marketsFinancial marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsUnited StatesLos AngelesMexicoNew York CityNorth AmericaCaliforniaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNew York, 05 May 2015 22:14:26 GMTWoman accused of cutting baby from womb will stand trial, Colo. (AP) — A judge determined Tuesday that a Colorado woman charged with cutting an unborn baby from a stranger's womb will stand trial in a case that has reignited the debate on the legal rights of fetuses.By P. SOLOMON BANDAaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLegislationLaw and orderLegislatureGovernment and politicsColoradoBoulderLongmontUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 22:18:29 GMTFingerprint ruse IDs Florida man as longtime Ohio fugitive, Fla. (AP) — A man convicted of manslaughter walked away from an Ohio prison farm in 1959, then was allowed to slip away from law enforcement in 1975 and disappeared until a ruse to get his fingerprints led to his arrest in Florida this week, investigators said Tuesday.By KANTELE FRANKO and MIKE SCHNEIDERaGeneral newsFugitivesState governmentsPrison breaksArrestsCrimeGovernment pensions and social securityViolent crimeLaw and orderGovernment and politicsCorrectional systemsGovernment business and financeBusinessIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFloridaUnited StatesOhioColumbusCharlestonWest VirginiaNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:55:09 GMTRepublican Congressman DeSantis to run for Rubio Senate seat, Fla. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis will announce Wednesday that he's running for the Senate seat Marco Rubio is giving up to seek the GOP presidential nomination.By BRENDAN FARRINGTONpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureArmed forcesMilitary legal affairsMilitary and defenseFloridaUnited StatesJacksonvilleNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:32:32 GMTRangers take hands-off approach to yearly rush across river, Wyo. (AP) — National park rangers and other federal law enforcement officers kept watch without intervening as dozens of antler hunters in western Wyoming gathered for what turned out, for some, to be an ill-fated rush to cross an ice-cold raging mountain river at night.By MEAD GRUVERtTravelLifestyleSearch and rescue effortsAnimalsMountainsWater environmentGeneral newsEnvironment and natureEnvironmentWyomingUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 20:59:25 GMTJuventus tops Real Madrid 2-1 as Champions semifinals start, Italy (AP) — Alvaro Morata scored against his old team in the ninth minute, helping Juventus beat defending champion Real Madrid 2-1 Tuesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.By DANIELLA MATARsSportsMen's sportsMen's soccerUEFA Champions LeagueProfessional soccerSoccerEventsBarcelonaItalyMadridSpainWestern EuropeEurope, 05 May 2015 21:18:02 GMTFood critic Josh Ozersky found dead in Chicago hotel (AP) — Well-known food critic Josh Ozersky, whose witty and snarky writing generally focused on his obsession with all things meat, has died in Chicago. He was 47.By J.M. HIRSCHeArts and entertainmentFood and drinkLifestyleObituariesPhilanthropic foundationsChefsPhilanthropySocial affairsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 22:09:26 GMTFuneral set Friday for NYPD officer who was shot in head, N.Y. (AP) — Funeral arrangements have been made for the New York City police officer who was shot in the head on duty.By MICHAEL BALSAMOaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesViolent crimeCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:10:04 GMTSenate adopts GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare' (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday adopted a GOP budget that paves the way for an assault on President Barack Obama's health care law this summer and a partisan showdown over spending bills this fall.By ANDREW TAYLORwBusinessGovernment and politicsHealth care reformLegislatureUnited States Presidential ElectionLegislationPolitical partiesGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsEventsNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsGovernment programsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 05 May 2015 22:10:49 GMTFive paintings missing since WWII returning to Germany (AP) — Five paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers.By MATTHEW LEEwArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMoviesEntertainmentPaintingVisual artsGermanyUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:13:24 GMTEx-Guinea junta leader to chair political party, Guinea (AP) — A new political party in Guinea has named as its chairman former strongman Moussa Dadis Camara, who took power by staging a coup and was later shot in the head and went into exile, his lawyer said Tuesday.By BOUBACAR DIALLOiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMilitary legal affairsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsMilitary and defenseGuineaWest AfricaBurkina FasoAfrica, 05 May 2015 21:27:32 GMTSenate adopts Republican budget calling for repealing health care law, cutting $5T over decade (AP) — Senate adopts Republican budget calling for repealing health care law, cutting $5T over decade.wGovernment and politicsLegislatureGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsIndustry regulationGovernment regulations, 05 May 2015 22:00:00 GMTYemen rebels fire into Saudi Arabia, killing at least 3, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Yemen's rebels fired rockets and mortars into Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, killing at least three people and purportedly capturing five soldiers in an attack showing the insurgents' ability to launch assaults despite weeks of Saudi-led airstrikes targeting them.By AYA BATRAWY and AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsInternational incidentsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestHumanitarian crisesGovernment and politicsTribal governmentsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSaudi ArabiaYemenMiddle EastRiyadh, 05 May 2015 21:06:50 GMTTeam behind Tony Awards to produce Kennedy Center Honors (AP) — Producers who have created the Tony Awards show for the past 12 years will be given a "clean slate" and a mandate to update the "Kennedy Center Honors," marking a new direction for the CBS broadcast for the first time in nearly four decades.By BRETT ZONGKERwArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentAward showsCelebrityTony AwardsEventsPerforming arts, 05 May 2015 21:16:29 GMTReforming Baltimore police will be time-consuming, costly (AP) — Months before Freddie Gray died of the broken neck he suffered during what Baltimore's top prosecutor called an illegal arrest, the city's mayor and police commissioner said the department needed reform and asked the Justice Department for help reviewing officer misconduct.By BEN NUCKOLS and MICHAEL BIESECKERaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriCivil rights violationsMunicipal governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesPoliceHigher educationCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesLaw and orderEventsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessBaltimoreMarylandLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 05 May 2015 22:14:09 GMT5 paintings missing since WWII returning to Germany (AP) — Five paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers.By MATTHEW LEEwArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMoviesEntertainmentPaintingVisual artsGermanyUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:31:27 GMTHawaii bill for birth certificate gender change passes (AP) — The Hawaii Legislature has passed a bill that could make it a lot easier for transgender people to change their gender on their birth certificates.By CATHY BUSSEWITZaGeneral newsState legislatureGender issuesLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislationHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 22:02:14 GMTAmazon Prime members will be able to stream free on JetBlue YORK (AP) — Amazon wants to give JetBlue passengers a new option for tuning out that crying baby or talkative seat neighbor.By MAE ANDERSONhtTravelLifestyleWi-fiConsumer electronicsWireless technologyTechnology, 05 May 2015 21:07:09 GMTUS reprimands agents after man forgotten in San Diego cell DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration issued reprimands and suspensions of up to seven days to agents involved in detaining a college student who was handcuffed and forgotten in a cell for five days — punishments that drew criticism from the Justice Department and others for being too light.By ELLIOT SPAGATaGeneral newsLaw enforcement agenciesLegislatureGovernment and politicsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:35:42 GMTMan accused in abduction, death of University of Virginia student charged with capital murder, Va. (AP) — Man accused in abduction, death of University of Virginia student charged with capital murder.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:44:41 GMTRegulators: California fell far short of water-saving target, Calif. (AP) — Californians conserved little water in March and local officials were not aggressive in cracking down on waste, state regulators reported Tuesday as they considered tough measures to force savings amid a continuing drought.By FENIT NIRAPPILaGeneral newsEnvironmental conservation and preservationNatural resource managementNatural disastersAccidents and disastersUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWater environmentCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:44:52 GMTBuffett again to auction lunch for California charity, Neb. (AP) — Those hoping to sit down to a meal with billionaire Warren Buffett should be prepared to shell out big bucks.aBusinessGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsOmahaSan FranciscoNebraskaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:27:17 GMTOfficer charged in Gray death contends arrest was legal (AP) — One of the Baltimore police officers who arrested Freddie Gray wants the police department and prosecutor to produce a knife that was the reason for the arrest, saying in court papers that it is an illegal weapon.By JULIET LINDERMANaGeneral newsArrestsCrimeMunicipal governmentsLaw and orderLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 22:12:47 GMTEducation Dept. sees increase in campus sex crime reporting (AP) — The number of sex offenses on college campuses reported to the Education Department nearly doubled over a five-year period.By KIMBERLY HEFLINGlLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationshipsEducationHigher educationViolent crimeCrimeSex in societyGeneral newsSocial affairsViolenceSocial issuesEducation issuesSchool curricula, 05 May 2015 20:59:48 GMTProsecutor: Drug squad thought badge protected them from law (AP) — Citizens give police "a tremendous amount of power" and cannot let them use it to beat, rob and intimidate people — even if they are drug dealers, a federal prosecutor argued Tuesday as she wrapped up a sweeping drug squad corruption case.By MARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsDrug-related crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:23:47 GMTAsheville's River Arts District: Wander amid art and artists, N.C. (AP) — Many cities have transformed their old industrial zones into attractive neighborhoods for recreation, shopping and new small businesses. Nowhere has this trend come to life more gloriously than in the River Arts District in Asheville, North Carolina.By BETH J. HARPAZtTravelLifestylePaintingVisual artsArts and entertainmentBeveragesFood and drinkLeisure travelAshevilleNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:54:49 GMTIsiah Thomas back in Garden fold, this time to run Liberty Thomas is back in New York, this time running the WNBA's Liberty.By DOUG FEINBERGsSportsWomen's sportsBasketballWomen's basketballSports transactionsSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessProfessional basketballNBA basketballMen's basketballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:42:28 GMTTech industry figures gather to mourn popular executive ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg made them one of Silicon Valley's most prominent couples.By JANIE HAR and BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyFunerals and memorial servicesSocial mediaInformation technologyOnline mediaMediaAccommodationsTravelLifestyleIndustriesProfessional footballFootballSportsMexicoPalo AltoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaliforniaUnited States, 05 May 2015 21:33:16 GMTUtah law allows gun owners to use deadly force in many cases LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say two Utah men fatally shot would-be criminals a few miles apart over the weekend, but neither shooter is expected to face charges in a gun-friendly state that was one of the first to pass a "Stand Your Ground"-style law more than 20 years ago.By LINDSAY WHITEHURST and BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsGun politicsCrimeViolent crimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:47:46 GMTUBS and Disney are big market movers YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:fFinancial performanceCorporate newsBusiness, 05 May 2015 21:16:45 GMTMan who shipped guns to ex-NFL star Hernandez gets 2 years (AP) — A man who shipped guns to former New England Patriots player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison.By PHILIP MARCELOaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCelebrityCrimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderIllegal weaponsProfessional footballFootballBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesFloridaNorth America, 05 May 2015 22:01:23 GMTAfrica's richest economy surviving on borrowed cash, Nigeria (AP) — Africa's richest economy is borrowing money to pay salaries as it struggles through a "difficult cash crunch" brought on by halved oil prices, Nigeria's finance minister revealed Tuesday.By MICHELLE FAULiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment payEconomyGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesGovernment business and financeAfricaNigeriaWest Africa, 05 May 2015 22:12:07 GMT2 Michigan officers suspended after man's videotaped beating, Mich. (AP) — Two police officers have been suspended without pay after the videotaped beating of a black man during a January traffic stop southwest of Detroit in Inkster.aGeneral newsMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:39:52 GMTIrish nanny charged in baby's death released after 2 years, Mass. (AP) — An Irish nanny charged with killing a 1-year-old Massachusetts girl in her care more than two years ago was released on bail Tuesday while authorities review medical evidence.By BOB SALSBERGaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderIrelandMassachusettsUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 05 May 2015 21:26:37 GMTSenate adopts GOP budget compromise (AP) — The Senate has adopted a compromise GOP budget, paving the way for an assault on President Barack Obama's health care law this summer and a partisan showdown over spending bills this fall.By ANDREW TAYLORwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislaturePolitical partiesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsPolitical organizationsMilitary and defenseGovernment programsHealth care reformLegislationGovernment-funded health insurancePolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsUnited StatesNorth AmericaDistrict of Columbia, 05 May 2015 22:03:31 GMT