FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 05 May 2016 14:57:45 -07:00Clint Bowyer navigating rough bridge season to Stewart-Haas, 05 May 2016 21:21:17 GMTKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Clint Bowyer will be a busy man this weekend at Kansas Speedway. the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday, 05 May 2016 20:51:12 GMTStocks closed mostly unchanged on Thursday, as an earlier rally in oil prices faded and investors waited for the release of a closely watched jobs report on Friday. Angeles man guilty in 10 'Grim Sleeper' serial killings, 05 May 2016 21:06:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A former trash collector in Los Angeles was convicted Thursday of 10 "Grim Sleeper" serial killings that spanned two decades and targeted vulnerable young black women in the inner city. justice suspends house speaker, foe of president, 05 May 2016 21:18:17 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's top court voted unanimously Thursday to suspend the scandal-tainted and controversial leader of the lower house of Congress from his duties. spokesman says deadly IS attack was a surprise, 05 May 2016 21:29:42 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's spokesman says the attack in which IS fighters penetrated Kurdish Peshmerga lines and killed U.S. Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Keating was a surprise.'s testimony subject of dispute in case of slain officer, 05 May 2016 20:52:07 GMTMANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for an Army staff sergeant accused of fatally shooting a police officer working her first shift are fighting prosecutors' efforts to bring the sergeant's 11-year-old son in front of a grand jury. gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights, 05 May 2016 20:55:20 GMTLegislation has been proposed in states across the country to protect those who — due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain people. Critics say the laws are aimed at the LGBT community and are discriminatory. Recent laws denounced as discriminatory in North Carolina and Mississippi has prompted a growing backlash from opponents. The US Justice Department said Wednesday that North Carolina's law limiting protections for LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says the Obama administration's warning means the issue is no longer confined to North Carolina and could affect other states. Here's a look at legislation around the country: politician accuses Wall Street Journal of libel, 05 May 2016 20:45:54 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A powerful Venezuelan legislator has sued Dow Jones & Co. and News Corp., saying he was libeled in a drug investigation article in The Wall Street Journal. Colombian police arrest alleged top money launderer, 05 May 2016 21:07:08 GMTPANAMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency says Colombian authorities have arrested a Panama-based man who allegedly ran a top worldwide money-laundering organization for drug traffickers. hosts final Cinco de Mayo reception at White House, 05 May 2016 21:20:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's final Cinco de Mayo reception at the White House seemed more a celebration of him than of the holiday.'s for dinner? The New York Times wants to help, 05 May 2016 21:20:55 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times Co., which has delivered newspapers for decades, now wants to help deliver food to people's door steps., Murray, Nadal advance to Madrid Open quarterfinals, 05 May 2016 21:26:48 GMTMADRID (AP) — Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal made their way into the Madrid Open quarterfinals on Thursday, each with straight-set wins. options for some Brooklyn subway riders amid repairs, 05 May 2016 21:46:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Riders who use a subway line that goes through the lone tunnel connecting some of Brooklyn's hippest neighborhoods to the city's commercial heart are facing a "Would you rather" question they would rather not be asked. Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump, 05 May 2016 21:48:08 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP. Latest: Mayor says escaped inmate no longer in his town, 05 May 2016 21:08:10 GMTBARNEGAT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the search for an escaped inmate in New Jersey (all times local): Highlights, 05 May 2016 21:27:34 GMT___ Latest: Colombian navy: Adrift mariner is a fisherman, 05 May 2016 21:43:05 GMTHONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the rescue of a Colombian mariner who was lost at sea for 2 months (all times local): look into hazardous materials in Houston fire, 05 May 2016 21:01:18 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A large blaze at a warehouse complex in Houston on Thursday caused explosions, prompted fears that hazardous materials had been released in the air and forced the evacuation of hundreds of students from a nearby elementary school. Latest: NYC lawmakers approve 5-cent plastic bag charge, 05 May 2016 20:45:18 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York City's plastic bag law (all times local): Latest: Sumner Redstone testifies in competency case, 05 May 2016 21:40:19 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a case that will determine the mental competency of media mogul Sumner Redstone. (all times local): who died at the hands of the 'Grim Sleeper', 05 May 2016 21:46:47 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Lonnie Franklin Jr. was convicted of 10 murders and one attempted murder in the serial killings that were dubbed the work of the "Grim Sleeper" because of a 14-year gap in slayings that spanned two decades in South Los Angeles and targeted vulnerable young black women in the inner city. mayor decries sexist attacks to sports arena vote, 05 May 2016 21:31:07 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's mayor and an investor have condemned sports fans' sexist attacks against the mostly female City Council after its vote sidetracked a proposed arena project aimed at luring the NBA back to the city. TVA nuclear plant that cost $4B for sale, 05 May 2016 21:06:37 GMTNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation's largest public utility is selling a never-completed nuclear plant that has cost more than $4 billion dollars over the past four decades. from the 79th running of the Indianapolis 500, 05 May 2016 21:47:55 GMTRACE: 79th Indianapolis 500 seeking new voice after parting ways with Frank Vogel, 05 May 2016 21:23:57 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Larry Bird has never cared about popularity contests. All he ever wanted to do was win. school fooled by 7-year-old's fake note, 05 May 2016 21:44:19 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — A 7-year-old Houston girl managed to get out of an after-school program with a fake excuse note that she wrote herself, in large print with misspellings. Mode goes silent as Seattle puts Lynch on retired list, 05 May 2016 20:47:10 GMTRENTON, Wash. (AP) — Beast Mode is in retirement mode. lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags, 05 May 2016 21:13:51 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept a disposable plastic bag. The city's sanitation department estimates 10 billion bags a year are tossed in the trash — roughly 19,000 per minute. Angeles man convicted of 10 'Grim Sleeper' serial killings spanning two decades, 05 May 2016 20:49:54 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles man convicted of 10 'Grim Sleeper' serial killings spanning two decades . strengthens suspected link between Zika and paralysis, 05 May 2016 20:50:58 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A study in Brazil found nearly 90 percent of people with a rare paralyzing condition said they had symptoms of Zika earlier — contributing to mounting evidence that Zika may be a cause. Latest: Man guilty in first of 10 'Grim Sleeper' murders, 05 May 2016 20:43:42 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the verdicts in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings (all times local): WWII veteran from Louisiana dies, 05 May 2016 21:21:32 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 110-year-old Louisiana man who enlisted in the army during World War II to serve his country has died. dead, 8 injured in North Shreveport shooting, 05 May 2016 20:44:01 GMTSHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say masked men burst in on a card game at a tire shop and shot eight men, killing two of them. investors in fizzled development are at wit's end, 05 May 2016 20:50:18 GMTMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Foreigners who had been banking on their investments in a biomedical research facility and a hotel and rental cottage project in Vermont to get green cards are scrambling to find a backup now that the project's developers are accused of misusing hundreds of millions of dollars in what investigators called a "massive eight-year fraud scheme." city to pay those sent to jail over court fines, 05 May 2016 20:49:15 GMTCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — In a rare move, a Colorado city has agreed to pay dozens of people, most of them homeless, who were sent to jail because they couldn't afford to pay fines for minor offenses like panhandling and jaywalking. Beckinsale dishes on her Sarah Silverman girl crush, 05 May 2016 21:42:34 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Friendly exes are nothing new among Hollywood's consciously uncoupled, but Kate Beckinsale says her feelings run deep for ex-boyfriend, Michael Sheen, and his girlfriend, Sarah Silverman. forced to land in Florida following injuries, 05 May 2016 21:17:52 GMTFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a plane traveling from the Dominican Republican to Pittsburgh had to stop in Florida after several people were injured when the plane experienced turbulence. relationships, Trump pivots toward big fundraising, 05 May 2016 20:45:33 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is taking his first steps toward raising the massive amounts of money needed for a national presidential race, aiming to broaden his primary insurgency into a full-fledged general election campaign and unite the fractured Republican Party behind him. goes 7, Moss hits long HR as Cardinals beat Phillies, 05 May 2016 21:05:23 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaime Garcia pitched seven sharp innings, Brandon Moss hit a long home run and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 on Thursday. use Alaska homeless shelter to grab coffee, snack, 05 May 2016 21:03:50 GMTKETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — Cruise ship passengers have been hanging out at an Alaska homeless shelter to get free coffee and a bite to eat, but few have bothered making a donation, said one of the nonprofit's board members. using cruise ship visitor fees to cover legal costs, 05 May 2016 21:25:21 GMTJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Juneau is using the money it receives from visitors who arrive to the city via cruise ship to fight a lawsuit filed by the cruise industry alleging it is misusing those funds to develop a park featuring a life-sized whale sculpture a mile away from port. bold production plan brings out skeptics, shares fall, 05 May 2016 21:36:10 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Once again, Tesla Motors is staring down the naysayers. Latest: NYC mayor to sign 5-cent charge for plastic bags, 05 May 2016 21:38:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York City's plastic bag law (all times local): Latest: Man found guilty in 10 'Grim Sleeper' murders, 05 May 2016 20:53:25 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the verdicts in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings (all times local): convicted of killing 3 women, wrapping bodies in bags, 05 May 2016 20:58:33 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — A convicted sex offender was found guilty Thursday of the murder of three women whose bodies were found wrapped in garbage bags in a case that raised fears that another serial killer was hunting for victims in the Cleveland area. No to Sanofi's renewed press to take $9.3B offer, 05 May 2016 20:56:21 GMTMedivation again rejected Sanofi's bid to acquire the biologic drugmaker for $9.3 billion, saying Thursday that it "substantially undervalues" Medivation and its prospects. look for answers after getting embarrassed by Cavs, 05 May 2016 21:05:47 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Thoroughly embarrassed by Cleveland's record-setting performance, the Atlanta Hawks spent part of Thursday watching film from their Game 2 debacle. arise about California doctor's response to Prince, 05 May 2016 21:15:52 GMTWas a California doctor acting legally when he sent his son to Prince's home with a drug often used to treat people addicted to opiates such as prescription painkillers? reports fewer sex assaults; more intervention urged, 05 May 2016 21:47:50 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The number of sexual assaults reported by the military dipped slightly in 2015 compared to the previous year, spurring military leaders to look for new ways to encourage troops to intervene when they see a potentially dangerous situation. NewsAlert, 05 May 2016 21:33:23 GMTBELTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Official: 1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at suburban Washington high school.