FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 May 2016 15:39:57 -07:00Real estate world aflutter as Obama looks for his next home, 25 May 2016 21:38:12 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Real estate circles are buzzing over reports that President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, have decided to lease a nine-bedroom mansion in one of Washington's poshest neighborhoods when he leaves office in January. Missing journalist may not be hostage of rebels, 25 May 2016 22:18:51 GMTBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's president said Wednesday that a Spanish journalist missing in a lawless region might not be a hostage of leftist rebels as has been widely thought in this war-weary country, but instead is reporting from inside a rebel camp. Suicide still a risk at New Orleans jail, 25 May 2016 21:59:39 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Staffers at the New Orleans jail that opened last September "just have no clue" about how to run it, a court-appointed jail monitor said during a Wednesday federal court hearing aimed at determining whether a parish sheriff should continue to operate the lockup.' dilemma: Fly solo or keep waiting at Man United?, 25 May 2016 21:27:34 GMTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — A banner draped over one of the giant stands at Old Trafford reads: "Giggs — Tearing You Apart Since 1991." rally quieter in Anaheim after violence in Albuquerque, 25 May 2016 20:56:46 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A day after violent protests outside a Donald Trump rally, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee railed against "Crooked Hillary" Clinton, "Crazy Bernie" Sanders and leaders in his own party who haven't endorsed him in a raucous but mostly uninterrupted rally on Wednesday. question Alabama governor's ex-law enforcement chief, 25 May 2016 20:51:19 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The former law enforcement chief who accused Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley of having an affair with an adviser has been questioned by federal investigators about the governor's administration, the official's attorney said Wednesday., Kansas-Missouri Planned Parenthood groups to merge, 25 May 2016 21:32:24 GMTTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri announced plans Wednesday to merge with the abortion provider's central Oklahoma affiliate in July and open a new Oklahoma City clinic, even as officials in the three states seek to cut off Medicaid funding. group: 2 aid workers kidnapped in eastern Congo, 25 May 2016 20:51:12 GMTKINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A Congo-based organization says two humanitarian workers have been kidnapped in Congo's eastern North Kivu province. the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 20:48:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks climbed Wednesday as investors continued to recover some confidence in the health of the global economy. That sent oil prices higher and gave energy companies a boost, while materials companies also rose. captured after shootings on Phoenix-area highway, 25 May 2016 20:23:00 GMTFOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. (AP) — A gunman armed with a rifle, body armor and extra ammunition opened fire at cars on a highway in the Phoenix outskirts, leaving at least two people injured before police captured him near a stolen car that crashed into a ditch, authorities said Wednesday., Martin, Hendrick selected to NASCAR Hall of Fame, 25 May 2016 21:58:10 GMTCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Drivers Benny Parsons and Mark Martin and car owners Rick Hendrick, Richard Childress and Raymond Parks were inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday. judge clears way for Confederate monument removal, 25 May 2016 21:23:48 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has lifted a restraining order that barred the city of Louisville, Kentucky, from removing a 120-year-old monument to Confederate soldiers that sits near the University of Louisville. fuel great growth potential for US Internet gambling, 25 May 2016 21:37:43 GMTATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as ever-greater percentages of the public use smartphones, participants in a major gambling conference said Wednesday. gets life without parole in Virginia rail yard killing, 25 May 2016 21:01:45 GMTRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A man who police say claimed he killed at least a dozen people around the country during three decades of hopping trains has been convicted of capital murder in Virginia. Latest: Slain pastor and SC senator's portrait unveiled, 25 May 2016 21:02:40 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a church shooting in Charleston about a year ago that left nine black members dead (all times local): power outage disrupts Seattle's downtown core, 25 May 2016 22:16:03 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — A noon-time power outage in Seattle's downtown core turned intersections into parking lots, left people stranded in elevators and disrupted the city's transit system. companies lead the way as US stocks keep rising, 25 May 2016 20:40:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks climbed Wednesday as investors continued to recover some confidence in the health of the global economy. That sent oil prices higher and gave energy companies a boost, while materials companies also climbed higher. kidnapping suspect charged in unrelated killing, 25 May 2016 21:39:10 GMTMUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan man was charged Wednesday with killing a female jogger in 2014, after authorities investigating him in the recent abduction of a 16-year-old girl say they matched a gun in his van to the fatal shooting. Warren emerges as potent Clinton ally, Trump foil, 25 May 2016 21:01:15 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is grabbing center stage in the 2016 presidential race as Donald Trump's most effective antagonist and Sen. Bernie Sanders' top rival for the affections of progressive voters. The combination could make Warren an indispensable ally to Hillary Clinton, in the process elevating her own stature and allowing her to draw attention to the issues she cares about most. Tourism spending in Utah grew to nearly $8 billion, 25 May 2016 22:03:59 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tourism spending in Utah has hit a new high of $7.98 billion, driven in part by record visitation to the state's five national parks, according to a new report released Wednesday from the University of Utah. woman accused of embezzling $1.2M from Garmin, 25 May 2016 21:05:13 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman already accused of embezzling more than $300,000 from engineering firm Black & Veatch stole $1.2 million during an earlier job at Garmin International, a new federal indictment alleges. Homeowner shoots worker, self; both die, 25 May 2016 20:30:54 GMTLONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — A man who fatally shot a heating oil company employee who went to his house to do work and then shot and wounded himself has died of his injuries, authorities said. bill, engineers can't operate trains if license pulled, 25 May 2016 21:47:31 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A top state lawmaker said Wednesday he will push for a vote this week on legislation that would prevent engineers from operating trains if their driver's licenses are revoked or suspended for drunken driving violations. defense secretary calls for faster technology development, 25 May 2016 21:09:47 GMTNEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said on Wednesday that a naval facility in Rhode Island is doing what the entire Defense Department should do: develop technology more quickly. Carolina Governor signs 20-week abortion ban, 25 May 2016 21:03:19 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Republican Gov. Nikki Haley signed legislation Wednesday that immediately outlaws most abortions in South Carolina at 20 weeks beyond fertilization. from 1800s uncovered in Boston's Seaport District, 25 May 2016 20:48:12 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A shipwreck from the 1800s has been uncovered during construction in Boston's Seaport District. show 'American Sniper' Kyle embellished record, 25 May 2016 20:30:57 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Documents show that slain Navy Seal and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle misrepresented the number of medals he received. hits long homer as Rangers beat Angels 15-9, 25 May 2016 21:59:18 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rangers rookie Nomar Mazara hit the longest home run in the major leagues this season, Rougned Odor drove in three runs in likely his last game before a suspension and Texas beat the Los Angeles Angels 15-9 Wednesday. airport to be named in honor of astronaut John Glenn, 25 May 2016 21:56:41 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Astronaut John Glenn is getting an airport named in his honor in his home state of Ohio. Magic Kingdom world's top theme park, drawing 20M, 25 May 2016 21:38:48 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney World's Magic Kingdom continues to be the top amusement park draw in the world with 20.5 million visitors in 2015, according to a report released Wednesday. moments from the National Spelling Bee, 25 May 2016 21:32:40 GMTOXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The 284 kids competing in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee got their first opportunity to approach the microphone on Wednesday — and to hear the dreaded bell that signals an incorrect spelling. At the end of Wednesday's onstage rounds, the field will be cut to no more than 50 spellers for Thursday's finals.'s Netanyahu adds hard-liner to coalition, 25 May 2016 20:42:12 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu named one of Israel's most polarizing politicians as defense minister on Wednesday, solidifying his parliamentary majority at the risk of antagonizing the international community and his own military — and clouding already slim hopes for a resumption of peace efforts. golden voice of Cameroon, Anne Marie Nzie, dies at 84, 25 May 2016 20:54:10 GMTYAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Singer Anne Marie Nzie, known as the golden voice of Cameroon, has died. She was 84. beating Sale, Indians top Quintana, White Sox 4-3, 25 May 2016 21:48:29 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Corey Kluber allowed two runs over 7 1/3 innings and the Cleveland Indians roughed up a top White Sox pitcher for the second straight day in a 4-3 win over Chicago on Wednesday. say GOP convention protest area could foster clashes, 25 May 2016 21:33:49 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — Organizers for two groups on opposite ends of the political spectrum are unhappy with a protest route designated for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, arguing it restricts their free-speech rights and creates the possibility of clashes. CEOs see pay rise, but numbers remain small, 25 May 2016 21:49:00 GMTFor the second year in a row, female CEOs earned more than their male counterparts and received bigger raises. But only a small sliver of the largest companies are run by women, and experts say gender parity at the top remains way off. 7, spot in Cup final awaits Penguins and Lightning, 25 May 2016 21:12:23 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby is in no mood to get caught up in his own personal narrative, the one eager to attach whatever happens to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday against Tampa Bay to the superstar's legacy. banker in spy case gets 2½ years in US prison, 25 May 2016 21:09:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Russian banker who pleaded guilty to conspiracy in what the government portrayed as a Cold War-style spy ring was sentenced Wednesday to 2½ years in a U.S. prison. chief speaks at civil rights, law enforcement conference, 25 May 2016 21:06:20 GMTBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Working to protect Americans' civil rights is in some ways more difficult today because of an assumption that advances mean the fight for equality has been settled, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday. states sue over Obama's school transgender directive, 25 May 2016 21:19:00 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. wins 7th straight, Mets beat Nats 2-0 to take series, 25 May 2016 22:12:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Matz pitched through the eighth inning for the first time in his big league career, and the most satisfying pitch was his final one, a sinker to Bryce Harper. speaker's former chief of staff takes stand, 25 May 2016 22:08:17 GMTOPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard's former chief of staff testified Wednesday that he became uncomfortable at times when Hubbard's personal business dealings appeared to intersect with the official functions of his office. US firefighters head to Canada to help attack huge blaze, 25 May 2016 20:42:34 GMTBOISE, Idaho (AP) — For the first time, U.S. officials have sent firefighters to help battle a giant blaze in Canada that has destroyed parts of Fort McMurray in Alberta., Twins stave off another sweep with 7-5 win over Royals, 25 May 2016 22:02:57 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With one powerful swing, Miguel Sano put the Minnesota Twins in front of the Kansas City Royals and out of their frustration. slowly homing in on risk of Zika birth defect, 25 May 2016 21:14:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — As the international epidemic of Zika virus disease has unfolded and led to devastating birth defects for at least 1,300 children in eight countries, an agonizing question has persisted: What is the chance that an infected pregnant woman will have a baby with these defects? protests but no violence this time outside Trump rally, 25 May 2016 22:21:06 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A day after violent protesters outside a Donald Trump rally threw burning items at police and toppled barricades, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee railed against "Crooked Hillary" Clinton and leaders in his own party who haven't yet endorsed him in a boisterous but less heated rally on Wednesday. pay in 2015: When a $468,449 raise is typical, 25 May 2016 21:24:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks — a big fat zero. gives drug convict probation, cites other consequences, 25 May 2016 21:23:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A Connecticut college student convicted of smuggling cocaine from Jamaica has been sentenced in New York to probation. slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty, 25 May 2016 21:52:26 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The husband of a woman gunned down at a historic black church in Charleston with eight other people said Wednesday he won't be at peace until the man charged in the slayings is put to death. House speaker again defies governor on budget, 25 May 2016 21:48:52 GMTSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois' Democratic House speaker is proceeding with his own budget for the next year in defiance of pro-business legislation sought by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, escalating a dispute that has left the state without a budget for 11 months.