FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 May 2016 10:15:35 -07:00As charters grow, public schools see sharp enrollment drop, 29 May 2016 15:20:22 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Standing before the Los Angeles Unified School Board, Susan Zoller delivered a startling assessment: More than 100,000 students in the nation's second-largest district were now enrolled in charters, draining more than $500 million from the budget in a single academic year. muscles into French Open quarterfinals, 29 May 2016 15:59:25 GMTPARIS (AP) — Hitting sublime backhands, defending champion Stan Wawrinka surged 7-6 (5), 6-7 (7), 6-3, 6-2 into the French Open quarterfinals, so in control against Viktor Troicki on Sunday that he amused himself and the crowd by hitting with a ball boy while the Serb took time out for treatment in the third set. attack, kill 5 UN peacekeepers in central Mali, 29 May 2016 16:14:11 GMTBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The United Nations mission in Mali says at least five Togolese peacekeepers have been killed in an attack by extremists in central Mali. official says soccer player Alan Pulido has been kidnapped in northern Mexico, 29 May 2016 15:48:40 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — State official says soccer player Alan Pulido has been kidnapped in northern Mexico. Depression Bonnie means another bad beach day, 29 May 2016 15:52:58 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Tropical Depression Bonnie reached the South Carolina coast early Sunday, bringing heavy rain and rough tides to an area packed with tourists for the Memorial Day weekend. Latest: Merkel: Lessons should be learned from Verdun, 29 May 2016 15:40:18 GMTVERDUN, France (AP) — The Latest on the ceremonies commemorating the Battle of Verdun in World War I (all times local): officer wounds suspect during gunfight, 29 May 2016 15:15:05 GMTMIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida police officer shot a suspect during a gunfight that erupted at a traffic stop. Latest: The 100th Indy 500 starts clean, Lazier stalled, 29 May 2016 16:53:30 GMTThe Latest on motorsport's busiest day, with Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix followed by the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 (all times local): seeking sugar daddies for tuition, rent, 29 May 2016 15:42:55 GMTCandice Kashani graduated from law school debt-free this spring, thanks to a modern twist on an age-old arrangement.'s 'Alice' bombs, 'X-Men: Apocalypse' on top with $65M, 29 May 2016 16:33:50 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Depp's "Alice Through the Looking Glass" bombed over the Memorial Day weekend with just $28.1 million through Sunday in North American theaters, while "X-Men: Apocalypse" debuted on top with an estimated $65 million.' Dejean-Jones killed after going to wrong apartment, 29 May 2016 16:57:36 GMTDALLAS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot on his daughter's first birthday after he mistakenly went to the wrong apartment in Dallas. DNA test confirms Taliban head's death, 29 May 2016 15:49:27 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — A DNA test has confirmed that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike, Pakistan's interior ministry said Sunday, as the family of a driver killed in the strike sought legal action. wins 2nd Giro d'Italia title and 4th Grand Tour, 29 May 2016 16:25:05 GMTTURIN, Italy (AP) — Riding a completely pink bicycle and patting his teammates, home favorite Vincenzo Nibali clinched a second Giro d'Italia victory and a fourth Grand Tour title on Sunday but Giacomo Nizzolo's hopes of a first stage win were again dashed as he was disqualified. blocks Texas execution set for this week, 29 May 2016 16:45:56 GMTHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man set for execution this week for the slaying of a 64-year-old suburban Dallas grandmother during a burglary of her home more than 18 years ago has won a reprieve. rebels counter IS offensive, retake 2 villages, 29 May 2016 16:34:06 GMTBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels retook two villages from Islamic State militants Sunday as they fought to undo gains made by the extremist group in a surprise offensive days earlier, activists said.'s movement campaign likely to turn on the margins, 29 May 2016 16:07:09 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump calls his presidential campaign a mass movement, but he must show he can coax enough support from voters who twice delivered the White House to Barack Obama. Latest: Hollande in World War I speech: Protect Europe, 29 May 2016 15:54:11 GMTVERDUN, France (AP) — The Latest on the ceremonies commemorating the Battle of Verdun in World War I (all times local): girls charged with throwing bunny against a wall, 29 May 2016 16:17:21 GMTJACKSONVILLE, Florida (AP) — Three teenage girls are facing animal cruelty charges after video appeared online of them allegedly throwing a bunny against a wall several times., French leaders mark 100 years since Battle of Verdun, 29 May 2016 16:44:49 GMTVERDUN, France (AP) — In solemn ceremonies Sunday in the forests of eastern France, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel marked 100 years since the Battle of Verdun, determined to show that, despite the bloodbath of World War I, their countries' improbable friendship is now a source of hope for today's fractured Europe. Hamilton wins thrilling Monaco GP ahead of Ricciardo, 29 May 2016 15:15:11 GMTMONACO (AP) — Lewis Hamilton won an incident-packed Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday to get his Formula One championship bid back on track after a dismal run of eight races without a win. Latest: 13th time lucky for Gasquet at French Open?, 29 May 2016 17:01:10 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): nationalist slammed over black soccer player comment, 29 May 2016 16:32:14 GMTBERLIN (AP) — A top member of a rising German nationalist party drew sharp criticism Sunday for reportedly saying that many people wouldn't want Jerome Boateng, a key player on Germany's national soccer team whose father was born in Ghana, as their neighbor. fears border with Spain could close if UK quits EU, 29 May 2016 16:39:29 GMTMADRID (AP) — Gibraltar could find its access to the single European market blocked by a hostile Spanish government if the United Kingdom were to vote to leave the European Union in a referendum next month, the chief minister of the tiny British territory on Spain's southwestern tip said Sunday. coast guard rescues 20 people in English Channel, 29 May 2016 16:00:48 GMTLONDON (AP) — Britain's Home Office said Sunday that 20 people including 18 Albanians had been rescued overnight from an inflatable boat that started to take on water in the English Channel. state: Border redraw leaves 19 in different Carolina, 29 May 2016 16:28:05 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dee Martin may wake up on Jan. 1 and find herself in a whole different state. soccer star Alan Pulido kidnapped in border state, 29 May 2016 16:43:47 GMTCIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido was kidnapped Sunday in the northern border state of Tamaulipas, a state official said. couple attacked? In West Virginia, it's not a hate crime, 29 May 2016 16:14:47 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Last April, police say, a Marshall University football player saw two men kissing on a West Virginia street, hopped out of the passenger seat of a car, shouted homophobic slurs and attacked the men, punching them in the face. pick ex-New Mexico Gov. Johnson for president, 29 May 2016 17:04:46 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Libertarian Party has nominated former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as its presidential candidate just as it did in 2012. Maine midwifery rules reflect licensure drive around US, 29 May 2016 16:20:46 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's midwives will face a new set of rules designed to make homebirth safer as a result of a bill that reflects changes to the profession around the country. military court sentences 8 to death, 29 May 2016 15:55:23 GMTCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian military court sentenced eight alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to death on terrorism charges on Sunday, a security official and the website of state newspaper Al-Ahram said. media: Police recommend indicting Netanyahu's wife, 29 May 2016 15:46:36 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media reported Sunday that a police investigation has recommended indicting the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over misuse of state funds and inflated household spending. Latest: Hinchcliffe sends best wishes to injured driver, 29 May 2016 15:28:02 GMTThe Latest on motorsport's busiest day, with Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix followed by the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 (all times local): IED blamed on Boko Haram kills 5 in northeast Nigeria, 29 May 2016 16:28:44 GMTABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The military says a tricycle taxi has triggered a homemade explosive buried near a military checkpoint that killed four civilians and a soldier in Nigeria's northeastern town of Biu. Latest: Play resumes at French Open after hour delay, 29 May 2016 16:09:53 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): show more students leaving public schools for charters, 29 May 2016 15:23:13 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Urban school districts from Los Angeles to Philadelphia are experiencing declining enrollment in traditional public schools as more parents enroll their children in charters, depleting millions in per-pupil funding from district budgets. newest face of US water polo didn't come from California, 29 May 2016 15:43:40 GMTLOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Donna Johnson just wanted her five children to be safe around the pool at her Miami home. That was it, really, the first step in Ashleigh Johnson's path from prodigy to USA water polo. Latest: Andrettis sets sights on ending Indy 500 curse, 29 May 2016 15:38:52 GMTThe Latest on motorsport's busiest day, with Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix followed by the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 (all times local): rodeo performer trampled to death by horse, 29 May 2016 15:18:34 GMTWOODSTOWN, N.J. (AP) — State police say a rider taking part in a rodeo in New Jersey has died from injuries he received in an accident. Hamilton celebrates after rain-soaked Monaco GP win, 29 May 2016 16:49:43 GMTMONACO (AP) — After crashes, engine problems and eight races without a win, the jubilation was evident as Lewis Hamilton threw himself into the arms of his Mercedes team after winning Sunday's rainy, incident-packed Monaco Grand Prix. Latest: The 100th Indy 500 begins, Hinchcliffe up front, 29 May 2016 16:32:30 GMTThe Latest on motorsport's busiest day, with Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix followed by the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 (all times local): stop leads to shooting in northern North Carolina, 29 May 2016 17:01:32 GMTSTONEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Investigators say a man has been killed during a shooting involving two officers at a North Carolina traffic stop. survives late wobble, wins BMW PGA Championship, 29 May 2016 16:54:55 GMTVIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Chris Wood shot a front-nine 29 before overcoming a late run of bogeys to win the BMW PGA Championship by one stroke for the biggest victory of his career on Sunday, as overnight leader Scott Hend imploded in the final round. expected in landmark trial of ex-Chad dictator, 29 May 2016 15:56:05 GMTDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Souleymane Guengueng was among thousands imprisoned in Chad during the 1982-1990 rule of dictator Hissene Habre. When Guengueng, an accountant accused of working with the opposition, was released in 1990 he collected more than 800 accounts of fellow prisoners and vowed to seek justice for their torture and suffering. federation head: 'An awful lot of work' needed in Rio, 29 May 2016 16:52:47 GMTPARIS (AP) — The head of the International Tennis Federation says there is "still an awful lot of work that needs to go on" to have his sport's facilities ready for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August. veteran's race against time to return WWI Purple Hearts, 29 May 2016 16:26:09 GMTST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — A group that seeks to reunite lost Purple Hearts with service members or their descendants is embarking on an ambitious project: to return 100 such medals or certificates earned in World War I before the 100th anniversary next April of the United States' entry into the conflict. Latest: Hollande, Merkel attend WWI battle ceremony, 29 May 2016 15:31:05 GMTVERDUN, France (AP) — The Latest on the ceremonies commemorating the Battle of Verdun in World War I (all times local): crowd arrives early for 100th Indianapolis 500, 29 May 2016 17:06:09 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There was gridlock. There were lines. soccer star Alan Pulido kidnapped in border states, 29 May 2016 16:12:21 GMTCIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — A state official says that Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido has been kidnapped in the northern border state of Tamaulipas. forces complete buildup around IS-held Fallujah, 29 May 2016 15:51:51 GMTTARIQ CAMP, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's special forces completed a troop buildup around Fallujah on Sunday ahead of an operation to retake the Islamic State-held city west of Baghdad, a military officer said, as the militants attacked a newly-liberated town to the west. aboard boat interrupted when ship runs aground, 29 May 2016 16:49:33 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A wedding reception aboard a boat got off to a rocky start when the vessel ran aground off Georges Island in Boston Harbor.