FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 23 May 2015 20:03:30 -0700At least 4 injured at amphitheater campground in Washingtonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9332acc1ac04b8f862c5b5cc23cb1f9GEORGE, Wash. (AP) — The Grant County sheriff's office has identified the man who drove his car into the Gorge Amphitheater campground, injuring three people and himself.aGeneral newsInjuriesOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleHealthWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9332acc1ac04b8f862c5b5cc23cb1f9Sun, 24 May 2015 01:30:23 GMTDefending 100-meter champion Magnusssen out of swim worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2f6d734f1b34719b4441c0078dd6c2dSYDNEY (AP) — Defending 100-meter freestyle champion James Magnussen of Australia will miss the July world swimming championships in Kazan, Russia, due to left shoulder surgery.iGeneral newsSportsMen's sportsSwimmingAthlete injuriesAquaticsMen's aquaticsAthlete healthAustraliaKazanOceaniaRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2f6d734f1b34719b4441c0078dd6c2dSat, 23 May 2015 23:12:08 GMTPipeline operator defends its shutdown procedurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78a2e227121840f4b7021228c1b99d3bLOS ANGELES (AP) — The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said.By BRIAN MELLEYaBusinessGeneral newsScienceSmall businessCoastlines and beachesGovernment regulationsAnimalsEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAccidentsAccidents and disastersIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78a2e227121840f4b7021228c1b99d3bSun, 24 May 2015 00:24:58 GMTNapoli hits 2 HRs in Boston's 8-3 win over Angelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64677f6cbba848229874e792b2899fffBOSTON (AP) — Mike Napoli hit two homers and drove in three runs, Steven Wright pitched six-plus solid innings and the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.By KEN POWTAKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64677f6cbba848229874e792b2899fffSun, 24 May 2015 02:46:14 GMTThe Latest on flooding: Highways closures across Oklahomahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9747cc149644477cb4e247e4bccdc576OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — 9:05 p.m.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsTrafficStormsEvacuationsAccidents and disastersTransportationOklahomaOklahoma CityKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9747cc149644477cb4e247e4bccdc576Sun, 24 May 2015 02:07:45 GMTMany questions in Mexico cartel battle that killed 43http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e8e7e10b9b749a8a297b3c1457214d5ECUANDUREO, Mexico (AP) — The call for backup went out to local police after 8 a.m. There was a shootout underway at a ranch in the western reaches of Michoacan state and the federal authorities needed help.By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and KATHERINE CORCORANiGeneral newsMassacresWar and unrestFriendly fireCrimeGovernment and politicsViolent crimeMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e8e7e10b9b749a8a297b3c1457214d5Sat, 23 May 2015 22:37:48 GMTYear-old Thai coup imposes superficial calm but little elsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4dd0c4fbc8c04c7b9e68f500c34fd6feBANGKOK (AP) — Shortly after seizing power in a coup that followed months of debilitating street protests, Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha vowed to end Thailand's decade of political upheaval once and for all. In his words, "to bring everything out in the open and fix it."By TODD PITMANiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsCoups d'etatNational governmentsCrimePolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4dd0c4fbc8c04c7b9e68f500c34fd6feSun, 24 May 2015 02:14:44 GMTNigerian airlines cancel flights amid fuel crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/594670dd640943dbad62448fd147a037LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian airlines grounded flights Saturday and radio stations were silenced as a months-long fuel shortage aggravated by striking oil tanker drivers worsened in Africa's biggest oil producer.By MICHELLE FAULiBusinessGeneral newsAir travel disruptionsTransportationEnergy industryIndustriesNigeriaLagosWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/594670dd640943dbad62448fd147a037Sat, 23 May 2015 22:55:34 GMTOhio man charged with murder after 5-year-old son dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a7f26bcbb764b59be6c57490aff6e0cBELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who authorities say told officers he used a plastic wand from window blinds as a switch on his 5-year-old son has been charged with murder in the boy's death.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeOhioBellefontaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a7f26bcbb764b59be6c57490aff6e0cSun, 24 May 2015 00:25:28 GMTBronx bleachers to mound: Martinez leads Rangers to 15-4 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/433f537e12ad461e90336be246ff2a29NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Martinez spent about a dozen games in the left-field bleachers at Yankee Stadium from 2009-11, watching with his Fordham friends and hoping to one day make it to the big leagues — as a hitter.By RONALD BLUMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityTexasBronxNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/433f537e12ad461e90336be246ff2a29Sat, 23 May 2015 22:50:35 GMTCongress' familiar path: short-term solutionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/007e7b2f064d4f0887821ee0dd62beb4WASHINGTON (AP) — Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers.By ALAN FRAMwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment programsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/007e7b2f064d4f0887821ee0dd62beb4Sun, 24 May 2015 02:37:23 GMTVermont town's famous floating bridge reopens with fanfarehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4dbeee2a7ba4ee99809483b811a660aBROOKFIELD, Vt. (AP) — A tiny Vermont town's famous wooden floating bridge — believed to be the only one of its kind in the country — has been rebuilt and was reopened Saturday with fanfare, including a parade with a bagpiper, high school marching band, oxen team, horses, and antique cars crossing the new span Saturday. Just not all at once.By LISA RATHKEaGeneral newsParadesAutomobilesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessRecreation and leisureLifestyleVermontUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4dbeee2a7ba4ee99809483b811a660aSun, 24 May 2015 01:22:22 GMTLongtime Oscars director Marty Pasetta dies in car accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68d77889a03047e8ab800bcad050d74aLA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Marty Pasetta, a television veteran who directed Academy Awards telecasts for most of the 1970s and 80s, has died.eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentObituariesAccidentsAcademy AwardsAward showsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationEventsMovie awardsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68d77889a03047e8ab800bcad050d74aSun, 24 May 2015 02:18:26 GMTThe Latest on flooding: Highway closures across Oklahomahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6343121358814ec289f7b522b59c1e07OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — 9:20 p.m.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsTrafficStormsEvacuationsAccidents and disastersTransportationOklahomaOklahoma CityWichita FallsKansasUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6343121358814ec289f7b522b59c1e07Sun, 24 May 2015 02:25:46 GMTHamels excels, Strasburg hit hard, Phils stop streaking Natshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5b32d1ed58c45c09c869979fcca0adfWASHINGTON (AP) — Cole Hamels pitched eight sharp innings, Ryan Howard homered and the Philadelphia Phillies roughed up Stephen Strasburg, beating Washington 8-1 Saturday and ending the Nationals' six-game winning streak.sSportsBaseballMen's sportsProfessional baseballPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5b32d1ed58c45c09c869979fcca0adfSat, 23 May 2015 23:22:56 GMTThe Latest on flooding: Evacuation orders in Oklahoma, Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf32b6b9e479455ca61f472f029f8017WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) — 8:15 p.m.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherEvacuationsFloodsStormsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersWichita FallsTexasOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf32b6b9e479455ca61f472f029f8017Sun, 24 May 2015 01:29:11 GMTGiants extend winning streak to 8 with 10-8 win over Rockieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/079f9403eadb4af283942ecf140c5c50DENVER (AP) — The rains soaking Colorado let up just long enough for the San Francisco Giants to extend their winning streak to eight games Saturday.By ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentColoradoSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/079f9403eadb4af283942ecf140c5c50Sun, 24 May 2015 02:56:24 GMT'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7814bd2abf8747398c11d60276d7c205DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday — a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders and rights activists alike called a "social revolution."By SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansChristianityMarriageDivorce and separationsPolitical activismReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesBars and clubsRecreation and leisurePolitical issuesDublinIrelandEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7814bd2abf8747398c11d60276d7c205Sat, 23 May 2015 22:23:04 GMTGraveman, Fuld lead A's to 5-0 win over Rayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bef71c199c644a19bbaa94d990f7875ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kendall Graveman gave up three hits over six innings in his return from the minors, Sam Fuld drove in two runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 on Saturday.By MARK DIDTLERsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTampaTennesseeFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bef71c199c644a19bbaa94d990f7875Sat, 23 May 2015 23:30:04 GMTReds manager Price ejected before 1st pitch, Indians winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50ef7a3a077244a2ba5e0dcc14341b8aCLEVELAND (AP) — After Reds manager Bryan Price was ejected before the first pitch, Corey Kluber threw eight effective innings and led the Cleveland Indians over Cincinnati 2-1 Saturday for their fifth straight win.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthClevelandCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50ef7a3a077244a2ba5e0dcc14341b8aSat, 23 May 2015 23:19:38 GMTHaruka Morita-WanyaoLu wins Symetra Classichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3707ea006bdc407596d8feac45467bbdCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Haruka Morita-WanyaoLu won the Symetra Classic on Saturday for her Symetra Tour title, beating Canada's Augusta James with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.sSportsWomen's golfWomen's sportsGolfCharlotteJapanEast AsiaNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3707ea006bdc407596d8feac45467bbdSun, 24 May 2015 01:24:49 GMTHawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsantohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e15fd3161d94bcdbda0c69ffe4d0a2bHONOLULU (AP) — Demonstrators spent Saturday planting coconut trees and waving signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto.By CATHY BUSSEWITZaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestMaterials industryIndustriesHawaiiHonoluluUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e15fd3161d94bcdbda0c69ffe4d0a2bSun, 24 May 2015 02:45:27 GMTKluber solid again, pitches Indians past Reds 2-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71d0120d90cd4f739e1d9fe6163222f0CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber's teammates knew it was only a matter of time before he returned to his Cy Young form.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthClevelandCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71d0120d90cd4f739e1d9fe6163222f0Sun, 24 May 2015 00:33:40 GMTSweden wins 60th Eurovision Song Contest, Russia 2ndhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/156583e9b53e498480f449ea6caf8cceVIENNA (AP) — Sweden won the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, finishing ahead of Russia, whose contestant received some boos as the Ukraine conflict spilled over into the continent's largest songfest.By GEORGE JAHNiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentEurovision Song ContestEventsViennaAustraliaAustriaRussiaWestern EuropeEuropeOceaniaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/156583e9b53e498480f449ea6caf8cceSat, 23 May 2015 23:31:52 GMTJosh Hamilton set to join Texas Rangers on Mondayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abd9f3eee0404a518d9445b748fbae1eROUND 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/abd9f3eee0404a518d9445b748fbae1eSun, 24 May 2015 02:53:59 GMTB.B. King memorial more cheers than tears in Las Vegashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffaa0dc65b8b487cafd62cbcf5b2d724LAS VEGAS (AP) — A standing ovation for B.B. King and more cheers than tears marked a family-and-friends memorial of the late blues great's life and legacy Saturday in Las Vegas.By KEN RITTERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicFunerals and memorial servicesCelebrityEntertainmentLas VegasMemphisNevadaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennesseehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffaa0dc65b8b487cafd62cbcf5b2d724Sat, 23 May 2015 23:56:12 GMTThe Latest in Cleveland: Few arrested after police verdicthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6418c4323c884e0e8c690e7cafe2cce68:45 p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeCivil rights violationsProtests and demonstrationsPoliceLegal proceedingsCrimeTrafficHuman rights and civil libertiesBlockadesLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsTransportationSocial issuesSocial affairsClevelandLake ErieOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6418c4323c884e0e8c690e7cafe2cce6Sun, 24 May 2015 00:50:54 GMTThousands evacuated in Nepal after landslide blocks riverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12c8f63d5acc4d90bb3d7807a6a0717cKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people have fled villages and towns along a mountain river in in northwest Nepal after it was blocked by a landslide that could burst and cause flash floods.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeather2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersFloodsAccidents and disastersEvacuationsEventsLand environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEarthquakesNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12c8f63d5acc4d90bb3d7807a6a0717cSun, 24 May 2015 02:48:58 GMTNapoli hits 2 HRs in Boston's 8-3 win over Los Angeleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff0ec1454c8747aeabaa1f6bab2aab48BOSTON (AP) — Mike Napoli hit two homers and drove in three runs, Steven Wright pitched six-plus solid innings and the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.By KEN POWTAKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff0ec1454c8747aeabaa1f6bab2aab48Sun, 24 May 2015 02:37:24 GMTOhio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barragehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b4038e280ca44899cb165399fb13effCLEVELAND (AP) — A white patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges by a judge who said he could not determine the Cleveland officer alone fired the fatal shots.By MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsViolent crimeCivil rights violationsLegal proceedingsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriPoliceProtests and demonstrationsCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesFunerals and memorial servicesLaw and orderEventsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b4038e280ca44899cb165399fb13effSun, 24 May 2015 02:13:39 GMTEngland's James DeGale wins IBF super middleweight titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d17eef276a63404fa52ec2e5be6d868eBOSTON (AP) — James DeGale became the first British fighter to win an Olympic gold medal and a professional world title Saturday, unanimously outpointing Andre Dirrell at Boston University's Agganis Arena to take the vacant International Boxing Federation super middleweight title.sSportsBoxingEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d17eef276a63404fa52ec2e5be6d868eSat, 23 May 2015 22:39:17 GMTMets 3B Wright has back problem, shut down for another weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66869c3fc94d4e0999c0f156c9b4acf2PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Mets third baseman David Wright has been shut down for at least another week because of a back problem, further delaying his return from the disabled list.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66869c3fc94d4e0999c0f156c9b4acf2Sat, 23 May 2015 23:30:29 GMTCANNES WATCH: Going out In stylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f8598fd84af405ebd7472dc97bc7a48CANNES, France (AP) — The 68th Cannes Film Festival was going out in style this weekend, with Marion Cotillard drawing raves on both carpet and screen at the "Macbeth" premiere and the very cool entourage from the LA indie "Dope" continuing to wow the fest as anticipation grew for Sunday's Palme d'Or finale.By The Associated PressiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCannes Film FestivalCelebrityPolitical refugeesEventsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFranceItalyLos AngelesWestern EuropeEuropeCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f8598fd84af405ebd7472dc97bc7a48Sun, 24 May 2015 00:33:50 GMTThe Latest in Cleveland: Multiple arrests during protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa484aa00178459789c145b2c3abec5c10:01 p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeProtests and demonstrationsCivil rights violationsPoliceSocial mediaRiotsLegal proceedingsCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesBlockadesTrafficLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsOnline mediaMediaSocial issuesSocial affairsTransportationClevelandLake ErieOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa484aa00178459789c145b2c3abec5cSun, 24 May 2015 02:02:39 GMTIreland gives resounding 62.1 percent 'yes' to gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ac89882736e410786da905a163f10f0DUBLIN (AP) — Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world's first national vote on the issue.By SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansConstitutionsReferendumsChristianityMarriageConstitutional amendmentsLegislaturePolitical organizationsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesElectionsCouplesRelationshipsDublinIrelandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ac89882736e410786da905a163f10f0Sun, 24 May 2015 02:44:29 GMTPopular Yellowstone and Grand Teton trails closed for nowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2218ac165f540dcb0fe5254ccc74ff7JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Two of the most heavily used day-hiking routes in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in northwest Wyoming are closed for the time being because of weather damage and maintenance.aGeneral newsTravelLifestyleMountainsCanyonsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureEnvironment and natureJacksonWyomingUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2218ac165f540dcb0fe5254ccc74ff7Sun, 24 May 2015 00:14:16 GMTNapoli blasts 2 HRs in Boston's 8-3 win over Angelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d89b11d8d07c45be86463a7563341d00BOSTON (AP) — Mike Napoli hit two homers and drove in three runs, Steven Wright pitched six-plus solid innings and the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.By KEN POWTAKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d89b11d8d07c45be86463a7563341d00Sun, 24 May 2015 02:50:32 GMTMyanmar president signs off on contested population lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27984a8249544efe808332da5e86a213YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president has signed off on a law requiring some mothers to space their children three years apart despite objections by a visiting senior U.S. diplomat and rights activists, who worry it could be used not only to repress women, but also religious and ethnic minorities.By AYE AYE WINiGeneral newsLegislationDiplomacyGovernment and politicsPolitical activismReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesLegislatureInternational relationsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesMyanmarSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27984a8249544efe808332da5e86a213Sun, 24 May 2015 00:39:10 GMTAstros turn 1st triple play since 2004, beat Tigershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed1139ea64284aeb9c0f2bbab8195feeDETROIT (AP) — The Houston Astros were having a miserable defensive inning. Two mistakes — one mental, one physical — had left Detroit with men on first and second, nobody out and one run already in against rookie Lance McCullers.By NOAH TRISTERsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed1139ea64284aeb9c0f2bbab8195feeSun, 24 May 2015 00:26:20 GMTPeterson's 11th-inning single lifts Braves past Brewers, 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/200bb11e012e437da9bdc13a5fd15e87ATLANTA (AP) — Jace Peterson's single to left field drove in Alberto Callaspo from third base, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in 11 innings on Saturday.By CHARLES ODUMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaWisconsinGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/200bb11e012e437da9bdc13a5fd15e87Sun, 24 May 2015 00:22:43 GMTSweden wins 60th Eurovision Song Contest, Australia out for next yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37e749ade4d547498fa5afd03aa64a93VIENNA (AP) — Sweden wins 60th Eurovision Song Contest, Australia out for next year.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentEurovision Song ContestEventsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37e749ade4d547498fa5afd03aa64a93Sat, 23 May 2015 22:50:16 GMTSweden wins Eurovision Song Contest while Russia is booedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/420c9273973b45c3bd34dc69780f2ec9VIENNA (AP) — Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, in an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparently prompted by the Ukraine conflict and the Kremlin's anti-gay policies.By GEORGE JAHNiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentEurovision Song ContestEventsMoscowViennaRussiaAustriaAustraliaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropeWestern EuropeOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/420c9273973b45c3bd34dc69780f2ec9Sun, 24 May 2015 01:03:15 GMTBurnett sparkles as Pirates hand Mets, Harvey 8-2 losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0b468e78463486a88c9a17a2530c84bPITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett threw seven effective innings to win his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates handed New York Mets ace Matt Harvey the worst loss of his career in an 8-2 victory Saturday.By WILL GRAVESsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPittsburghNew York CityPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0b468e78463486a88c9a17a2530c84bSat, 23 May 2015 23:19:46 GMTThe Latest in Cleveland: Protesters, sports fans convergehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca945586e7d2432f9860e7a0d4ca33617:30 p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeCivil rights violationsProtests and demonstrationsPoliceLegal proceedingsCrimeTrafficBlockadesHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsTransportationSocial issuesSocial affairsClevelandLake ErieOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca945586e7d2432f9860e7a0d4ca3361Sun, 24 May 2015 00:04:42 GMTHunter, Nunez homer in Twins' 4-3 win over White Soxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61670a4997544c52acab1b6da1d5996bCHICAGO (AP) — Torii Hunter homered, Trevor May pitched seven strong innings and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Saturday.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61670a4997544c52acab1b6da1d5996bSat, 23 May 2015 23:12:42 GMTCANNES WATCH: GOING OUT IN STYLEhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b13358574aa8496bbf83416bdee6b95bCANNES, France (AP) — The 68th Cannes Film Festival was going out in style this weekend, with Marion Cotillard drawing raves on both carpet and screen at the "Macbeth" premiere and the very cool entourage from the LA indie "Dope" continuing to wow the fest as anticipation grew for Sunday's Palme d'Or finale.By The Associated PresseArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentCannes Film FestivalCelebrityPolitical refugeesEventsGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFranceItalyLos AngelesWestern EuropeEuropeCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b13358574aa8496bbf83416bdee6b95bSun, 24 May 2015 00:05:51 GMTOrioles reliever leaves game after umps inspect his forearmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aa975a2a0ce4f38b9985270d297def6MIAMI (AP) — Baltimore Orioles reliever Brian Matusz has left the game against the Miami Marlins in the 12th inning after the umpire crew chief inspected the left-hander's right forearm.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aa975a2a0ce4f38b9985270d297def6Sun, 24 May 2015 02:59:05 GMTGordon, Volquez lead KC over Cards in rain-shortened gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9ef4d0903ec4696bcee0d3330154cfdKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Edinson Volquez pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night in a game called in the sixth inning because of rain.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9ef4d0903ec4696bcee0d3330154cfdSun, 24 May 2015 02:36:28 GMTCANNES WATCH:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6d05632c9244301a9fa048e3ebfb53eCANNES, France (AP) — The 68th Cannes Film Festival was going out in style this weekend, with Marion Cotillard drawing raves on both carpet and screen at the "Macbeth" premiere and the very cool entourage from the LA indie "Dope" continuing to wow the fest as anticipation grew for Sunday's Palme d'Or finale.By The Associated PresseArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentCannes Film FestivalCelebrityPolitical refugeesEventsGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFranceItalyLos AngelesWestern EuropeEuropeCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6d05632c9244301a9fa048e3ebfb53eSat, 23 May 2015 23:59:15 GMTPipeline that leaked wasn't equipped with auto shut-offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6835a64317b4fd1b46cd0ee5f227473LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said.By BRIAN MELLEYaBusinessGeneral newsScienceSmall businessCoastlines and beachesGovernment regulationsAnimalsEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAccidentsAccidents and disastersIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6835a64317b4fd1b46cd0ee5f227473Sun, 24 May 2015 00:46:40 GMT