FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 22 May 2015 16:38:35 -0700Man competent for trial in hammer deaths of dad, 87, mom, 85http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b934cd0ef1d4489ab3a4a377ee0bbd5ePONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit man with a history of mental illness who is accused of beating his 87-year-old father and 85-year-old mother to death with a hammer has been found competent to stand trial.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPontiacDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b934cd0ef1d4489ab3a4a377ee0bbd5eFri, 22 May 2015 21:57:11 GMTNY judge: Release testimony by Rosenberg brother in spy casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dff071c7c6a540719340f10a33166b07NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has ordered the unsealing of key grand jury testimony from 1950 that may give new fuel to suspicions that Ethel Rosenberg was unjustly convicted of espionage and put to death for conspiring to give nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union.By LARRY NEUMEISTERaGeneral newsEspionageLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dff071c7c6a540719340f10a33166b07Fri, 22 May 2015 21:39:37 GMTHarlem Globetrotters great Marques Haynes dies at 89http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9f1d4f7c1644443b449f50eef18a17ePHOENIX (AP) — Marques Haynes' dribbling skills wowed fans in more than 100 countries. He was a showstopper, a player who helped make the Harlem Globetrotters beloved ambassadors of basketball around the world.aGeneral newsSportsObituariesBasketballPlanoTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9f1d4f7c1644443b449f50eef18a17eFri, 22 May 2015 22:26:00 GMTHow the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c13dcc9a17a146b2b94b9c9e50fea351The stock market capped a quiet week of trading on a down note on Friday. Major indexes fell from the start as oil drillers and other energy-related companies followed oil prices lower. Stocks spent much of the rest of the day drifting between losses and gains as investors considered a mixed bag corporate earnings and a slight increase in inflation.By The Associated PressfBusinessStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c13dcc9a17a146b2b94b9c9e50fea351Fri, 22 May 2015 21:28:53 GMTUS gov't to review mystery of slow 1st quarter growthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b358c552158448ddac8eb53e9ef33020WASHINGTON (AP) — There's something strange about the U.S. economy in the first three months of every year: It frequently grows at a much slower pace than in the other nine months.By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b358c552158448ddac8eb53e9ef33020Fri, 22 May 2015 21:47:39 GMTBabcock bids emotional farewell in Detroithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e334624cb9040ec8057aa2c6429e907DETROIT (AP) — Mike Babcock stood at the front of the familiar dressing room at Joe Louis Arena, this time for something of a farewell address.By NOAH TRISTERsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsDetroitTorontoMichiganUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e334624cb9040ec8057aa2c6429e907Fri, 22 May 2015 22:44:03 GMTPolice release surveillance video in shooting investigationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a63700ad8595446daedc4b6cffd3529eOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Law enforcement officials on Friday released surveillance video from a grocery store that is part of an investigation of an officer-involved shooting that wounded two men who were suspected of trying to steal beer.By RACHEL LA CORTEaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsWashingtonOlympiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a63700ad8595446daedc4b6cffd3529eFri, 22 May 2015 21:57:06 GMTAttack victim to testify pretrial in missing student casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abdf9329cded4dc6815214c543f27b59FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A woman who was attacked in a 2005 case that authorities have linked to the death of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham will testify at a pretrial hearing next month.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abdf9329cded4dc6815214c543f27b59Fri, 22 May 2015 21:51:24 GMTAttorneys: Probe faults truck driver in fatal bus collisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebd8efd055944fff949e719a14ca7850LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys for victims' families say the California Highway Patrol has faulted a truck driver for a fiery head-on collision with a bus carrying high school students to a college visit.By AMANDA LEE MYERS and FENIT NIRAPPILaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaSacramentohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebd8efd055944fff949e719a14ca7850Fri, 22 May 2015 21:54:59 GMTHundreds line up for Las Vegas public viewing of B.B. Kinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b195348bf55490d9e976817297c67d7LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than 300 people were lined up Friday when doors opened for the viewing of blues legend B.B. King.By KEN RITTERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentFunerals and memorial servicesObituariesCelebrityLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b195348bf55490d9e976817297c67d7Fri, 22 May 2015 22:43:18 GMTLas Vegas feels magnitude-5.4 earthquake 100 miles awayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af2f96611f2b4125913fd7eec725f52aLAS VEGAS (AP) — A magnitude-5.4 earthquake struck a rural area of southern Nevada on Friday, shaking buildings more than 100 miles away and damaging a busy Las Vegas interchange as road-tripping travelers were descending on Sin City for Memorial Day weekend.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLaGeneral newsScienceTravelLifestyleNatural disastersAccidents and disastersLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af2f96611f2b4125913fd7eec725f52aFri, 22 May 2015 22:03:18 GMTTarget settlement with MasterCard fails to get bank supporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5d9fab741c3407eb0de43d3d13022d5NEW YORK (AP) — A $19 million deal between Target and MasterCard to settle lawsuits stemming from the retailer's massive pre-Christmas 2013 data breach has been scrapped, because it failed to get enough support from the affected banks and credit unions.By BREE FOWLERhtBusinessGeneral newsComputer and data securityFinancial servicesIndustriesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderComputing and information technologyTechnologyIndustrial products and servicesConsumer products and serviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5d9fab741c3407eb0de43d3d13022d5Fri, 22 May 2015 21:40:57 GMTDentist accused of running 'house of horrors' agrees to quithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea5fbafd3837483e952881b6f7664aa8ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida children's dentist accused of running a "house of horrors" that included performing surgical procedures without anesthetic agreed late Friday to stop practicing dentistry.By JASON DEARENaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsMedical malpracticeLaw and orderHealth issuesHealthGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment programsGovernment and politicsSt. AugustineJacksonvilleFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea5fbafd3837483e952881b6f7664aa8Fri, 22 May 2015 22:14:42 GMTOfficials: Probe faults truck driver in fatal bus collisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2c823099d4a4e40b22f748a29be7292LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Highway Patrol on Friday faulted a truck driver for a fiery head-on collision with a bus carrying high school students to a college visit.By AMANDA LEE MYERS and FENIT NIRAPPILaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessHigher educationEducationSocial affairsCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2c823099d4a4e40b22f748a29be7292Fri, 22 May 2015 23:16:49 GMTSenate tweaks veterans health law to boost specialized carehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f6a9b51328745049fb8745575e95261WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans would get specialized medical care from private doctors more easily under a bill the Senate approved Friday.By MATTHEW DALYwHealthGovernment and politicsVeteransLegislatureMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsLegislationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f6a9b51328745049fb8745575e95261Fri, 22 May 2015 22:20:01 GMTAPNewsBreak: Casey Kasem's widow won't face criminal chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b868bddeaf8e4a2e8e414105cf7caac0LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won't file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality's children to have her prosecuted.By ANTHONY McCARTNEYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityCriminal investigationsCrimeLaw and orderCrimes against childrenLos AngelesWashingtonCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b868bddeaf8e4a2e8e414105cf7caac0Fri, 22 May 2015 23:32:06 GMTDC authorities: Ex-con had help in wealthy family's slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d018df005d2455db9a31488e9845249WASHINGTON (AP) — An ex-convict denied bond on a murder charge Friday had help from others holding a family captive inside their mansion for at least 18 hours, authorities said, and their investigation is continuing.By JESSICA GRESKOwGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsFiresLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderAccidents and disastersUnited StatesNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d018df005d2455db9a31488e9845249Fri, 22 May 2015 23:10:18 GMTStrangulation of child with blinds cord ruled a homicidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edda556bcaf44502a8d1527bfa416956MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say the death of a 4-year-old girl who was found with the cord to a set of blinds wrapped around her neck has been ruled a homicide.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeMaconGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edda556bcaf44502a8d1527bfa416956Fri, 22 May 2015 23:21:51 GMTGiant hole forms at entrance of Missouri golf coursehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/817568e8102b4b358b56a7fc826a2effBRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Geologists say a giant sinkhole near the driving range of a southwest Missouri golf course is fairly common because of the region's karst topography.aGeneral newsSportsMen's golfGolfNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMen's sportsMissouriBransonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/817568e8102b4b358b56a7fc826a2effFri, 22 May 2015 23:17:45 GMTWoman found pushing dead 3-year-old son in swinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ee31eda539247df8fdda4a716c09194BALTIMORE (AP) — A woman was found pushing her dead 3-year-old son in a park swing Friday, and authorities say she may have been there for hours, or even since the day before.By KASEY JONESaGeneral newsMarylandBaltimoreUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ee31eda539247df8fdda4a716c09194Fri, 22 May 2015 22:55:37 GMTUnpublished Orson Welles draft memoir obtained by universityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/730ff46cf0054dd4ab26f7d61a769b68DETROIT (AP) — A "very raw draft" of an unpublished Orson Welles memoir has joined the University of Michigan's archives on the trailblazing filmmaker, the school says.By DAVID N. GOODMANaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityBooks and literatureDetroitAnn ArborMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/730ff46cf0054dd4ab26f7d61a769b68Fri, 22 May 2015 22:56:00 GMTCalifornia farmers strike a deal to cut water usehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9e2c66a786a4d818aabb75d81fd54d7SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators Friday accepted a historic offer from a group of farmers holding some of the state's strongest water rights to voluntarily reduce their water use by one-quarter to stave off deeper, mandatory cutbacks amid one of the worst droughts on record.By FENIT NIRAPPIL and SCOTT SMITHaBusinessGeneral newsScienceNatural disastersAccidents and disastersIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9e2c66a786a4d818aabb75d81fd54d7Fri, 22 May 2015 22:54:46 GMTMilitary aircraft goes off runway near San Diegohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8dc814be5e04b459c3d8f3197cba7ffSAN DIEGO (AP) — A military aircraft went off a runway Friday at Naval Air Station North Island and into San Diego Bay, officials said.aGeneral newsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8dc814be5e04b459c3d8f3197cba7ffFri, 22 May 2015 22:35:16 GMTOfficial: Military aircraft goes off runway near San Diegohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2167f74c33e417e9502193132540e12SAN DIEGO (AP) — An official says a military aircraft has gone off a runway at Naval Air Station North Island and into San Diego Bay.aGeneral newsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2167f74c33e417e9502193132540e12Fri, 22 May 2015 22:24:30 GMTHouston star Harden's unique game hard to stop _ and to likehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4a50df44cec4eefbe27e1fae5f8eef9HOUSTON (AP) — Whether he's stirring the pot after a big shot or flailing his arms to draw contact en route to the basket James Harden evokes strong reactions from fans and players alike.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4a50df44cec4eefbe27e1fae5f8eef9Fri, 22 May 2015 22:17:30 GMTCoast Guard: Fire on Gulf oil platform; 28 workers evacuatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c9bd9ac7a4e4546a1e1ada90f7af468NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fire on an oil platform off Louisiana's coast is still burning.By KEVIN McGILLaBusinessGeneral newsEvacuationsFiresEnergy industryIndustriesAccidents and disastersLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c9bd9ac7a4e4546a1e1ada90f7af468Fri, 22 May 2015 22:57:31 GMTTLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69bf5f2fd9d141f19959d8ab16c1a311LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — TLC pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile.By ALLEN REEDaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentArkansasSpringdaleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69bf5f2fd9d141f19959d8ab16c1a311Fri, 22 May 2015 21:32:33 GMTMan convicted in death of Chandra Levy expected to get new trial after year of legal wranglinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2d25940247a47ec8408d527219b1b7fWASHINGTON (AP) — Man convicted in death of Chandra Levy expected to get new trial after year of legal wrangling.wGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2d25940247a47ec8408d527219b1b7fFri, 22 May 2015 21:31:55 GMTSenate tweaks health law to boost specialized carehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97a1d5342af64f90a45ff5a0e6089bb6WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed a bill further expanding a law giving veterans easier access to federally paid medical care from private doctors.By MATTHEW DALYwHealthGovernment and politicsVeteransLegislatureIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseLegislationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97a1d5342af64f90a45ff5a0e6089bb6Fri, 22 May 2015 21:30:29 GMTWisconsin hunters could wear pink under legislative proposalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/841448155e064d6195d0f26a953730a6MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Real men — and women — could wear pink in Wisconsin's woods if a group of lawmakers get their way.By TODD RICHMONDaGeneral newsLifestyleFashionBeauty and fashionFiresState legislatureGovernment and politicsAccidents and disastersLegislatureState governmentsLegislationWisconsinMadisonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/841448155e064d6195d0f26a953730a6Fri, 22 May 2015 21:30:04 GMTClinton received sensitive info on private email accounthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e86bba2d10944939364e4827f77a963WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secret" at the request of the FBI, according to documents released Friday, underscoring lingering questions about how responsibly she handled sensitive information on a home server.By LISA LERER, MATTHEW LEE and JACK GILLUMhtGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsDiplomacyInternational relationsIntelligence agenciesInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTechnologyCommunication technologyInformation technologyIndustriesBusinessPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsLibyaUnited StatesNorth AfricaAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e86bba2d10944939364e4827f77a963Fri, 22 May 2015 22:07:07 GMTJustice Department issues policy on domestic drone usehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/875c2a0e0ceb442f913cc2bcb3721308WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is acknowledging that the FBI, DEA and other federal law enforcement agencies are likely to make increasing use of unmanned aerial drones in the United States.wGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesDrone aircraftSocial issuesSocial affairsGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/875c2a0e0ceb442f913cc2bcb3721308Fri, 22 May 2015 22:13:02 GMTRockefeller makes rare appearance ahead of 100th birthdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffca3fb8b6de4fa085364e5b38684372MOUNT DESERT, Maine (AP) — David Rockefeller made a rare public appearance ahead of his 100th birthday to formally announce the donation of 1,000 acres bordering Acadia National Park in Maine.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCelebrityEntertainmentMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffca3fb8b6de4fa085364e5b38684372Fri, 22 May 2015 22:11:25 GMTPirates star McCutchen laughs off leaked pay stubhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d72d1d58226544e0a301d71e1995ffbdPITTSBURGH (AP) — Good thing Andrew McCutchen has direct deposit.By WILL GRAVESsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsNational governmentsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d72d1d58226544e0a301d71e1995ffbdFri, 22 May 2015 21:52:26 GMTMexican official: About 40 dead in shootout in cartel areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cebd3cbe85e04a17a9a0b865bf6e7dacMEXICO CITY (AP) — About 40 people were killed Friday in what authorities described as a large-scale shootout between law enforcement and criminal suspects in western Mexico.By MARK STEVENSONiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsWar and unrestLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cebd3cbe85e04a17a9a0b865bf6e7dacFri, 22 May 2015 22:13:46 GMTNew trial expected for man convicted in Chandra Levy deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2bdfc4c7bc44d548e095babdb3938e0WASHINGTON (AP) — A man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy is expected to get a new trial after government attorneys on Friday said the "interests of justice" would best be served by one.By JESSICA GRESKOwGeneral newsLegal proceedingsGovernment and politicsLaw and orderCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2bdfc4c7bc44d548e095babdb3938e0Fri, 22 May 2015 23:19:11 GMTCorrection: Earns-Liberty Media storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad490e4e0e5f4734ab10d81b35477193ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — In a story May 8 about Liberty Media's earnings -- generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research -- the Associated Press reported erroneously the company's stock performance over the last 12 months. At that time, Liberty Media shares had risen 10.6 percent over the last 12 months.fBusinessMediaFinancial performanceCorporate newsColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad490e4e0e5f4734ab10d81b35477193Fri, 22 May 2015 21:47:01 GMTVacation plans collide with must-do agenda for Senatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95cb2c6d05d74d02894e07da78ccc547WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Barack Obama's high-profile agenda at risk, the White House cajoled the Senate in public and private late Friday to pass major trade legislation and prevent a lapse in the anti-terrorism Patriot Act before lawmakers rushed off for a weeklong vacation.By DAVID ESPO and CHARLES BABINGTONwGovernment and politicsInternational tradeLegislatureLegislationEconomyBusinessIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsEconomic policyGovernment policyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesInternational agreementsInternational relationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95cb2c6d05d74d02894e07da78ccc547Fri, 22 May 2015 22:14:50 GMTMaine man who ran over mother sentenced to 5 years in prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4f104dbc7924dde8deb78b38fd6609dALFRED, Maine (AP) — A pickup truck driver who ran over his mother during an argument in Maine is going to prison for five years.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4f104dbc7924dde8deb78b38fd6609dFri, 22 May 2015 21:57:27 GMTUS stocks fall slightly on lower oil, mixed earnings newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c153667ac9a44bb285633403aca5ee4fNEW YORK (AP) — The stock market capped a quiet week of trading on a down note.By BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsEnergy industryIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c153667ac9a44bb285633403aca5ee4fFri, 22 May 2015 21:43:24 GMTMissouri governor commute's man's sentence for pot offenseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7bea989bf0b43b08951a7873cab1618JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man sentenced to life without parole for marijuana-related offenses is eligible for parole Friday after Gov. Jay Nixon commuted his sentence.By MARIE FRENCHaGovernment and politicsDrug-related crimePardons and commutationsState governmentsCrimeGeneral newsOrganized crimeLaw and orderLegal proceedingsMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7bea989bf0b43b08951a7873cab1618Fri, 22 May 2015 22:15:36 GMTNavy says pilot safely ejected when plane went off runwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c46069165e2441ca37460b3bce0b8c5SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy says a pilot safely ejected into San Diego Bay from a training aircraft that went off the end of a runway at Naval Air Station North Island.aGeneral newsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c46069165e2441ca37460b3bce0b8c5Fri, 22 May 2015 23:24:22 GMTRays' minor league team cancels 'A-Rod Juice Box' promotionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2f77170551048a08fb492690764d9ffNEW YORK (AP) — What began as "A-Rod Juice Box" promo night for a Tampa Bay Rays minor league team quickly became Apology Night.By BEN WALKERsSportsSports marketingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSports businessNew York CityNew YorkTampaUnited StatesNorth AmericaFloridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2f77170551048a08fb492690764d9ffFri, 22 May 2015 23:24:53 GMTQuestions about safety hover over 99th Indianapolis 500http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f48ced9fac204659b01bdd78544b8f1eINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — They call the Indianapolis 500 "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition.By JENNA FRYERsSportsAutomobile racingAthlete injuriesIndyCarIndianapolis 500Consumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAthlete healthEventsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f48ced9fac204659b01bdd78544b8f1eFri, 22 May 2015 21:54:13 GMTKevin Na closes with 'good bogey,' leads wet Colonialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eaa86c979f8443aba1ed077eaccdf08cFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Na had gone 26 holes without a bogey at Colonial before his last tee shot Friday was swept away by flowing water after going into a rain-swollen drainage culvert.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfTexasEast AsiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eaa86c979f8443aba1ed077eaccdf08cFri, 22 May 2015 23:31:11 GMTLas Vegas feels magnitude-4.8 earthquake 100 miles awayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1fe88ced1464a569d9461b0bb0e240eLAS VEGAS (AP) — A magnitude-4.8 earthquake struck a rural area of southern Nevada on Friday, shaking buildings more than 100 miles away and shutting down a busy Las Vegas interchange as road-tripping travelers were descending on Sin City for Memorial Day weekend.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLaGeneral newsScienceTravelLifestyleNatural disastersAccidents and disastersLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesSt. GeorgeNorth AmericaUtahhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1fe88ced1464a569d9461b0bb0e240eFri, 22 May 2015 23:02:07 GMTAgency downgrades Nevada earthquake to magnitude 4.8http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d07a3a4e07e428484c98cbfbc5813c7LAS VEGAS (AP) — An earthquake that struck a rural area of southern Nevada has been downgraded to magnitude 4.8.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLaGeneral newsScienceTravelLifestyleNatural disastersAccidents and disastersNevadaLas VegasUnited StatesNorth AmericaRenohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d07a3a4e07e428484c98cbfbc5813c7Fri, 22 May 2015 22:30:18 GMTAP sources: Goodell will not recuse self from Brady appealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff26d131664b4647bb48adb6ad0feb12NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal.By BARRY WILNERaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsProfessional footballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff26d131664b4647bb48adb6ad0feb12Fri, 22 May 2015 21:47:22 GMTColumn: Olympic champion Schmitt struggles away from poolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d54fad532e334ce89a1dd3322baeb7dcAllison Schmitt seemed like the happiest person at the pool.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsSwimmingSummer Olympic gamesOlympic gamesAquaticsWomen's aquaticsWomen's sportsMen's aquaticsMen's sportsEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d54fad532e334ce89a1dd3322baeb7dcFri, 22 May 2015 22:26:14 GMTBush, Christie rise in defense of Patriot Acthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f7045ddfe804a809b210aae94d05551OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Likely Republican presidential contenders Jeb Bush and Chris Christie on Friday heartily endorsed the Patriot Act and the permission it gives the government to collect phone records in bulk, mocking those who deride the intelligence overhaul passed after the Sept. 11 attacks as an encroachment on civil liberties.By BILL BARROW and THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsHuman rights and civil libertiesCivil rights violations2016 United States Presidential ElectionIntelligence agenciesMunicipal governmentsState governmentsNational securityPolitical partiesSocial issuesSocial affairsCrimeGeneral newsNational electionsElectionsLocal governmentsDefense policyMilitary and defenseGovernment policyPolitical organizationsOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f7045ddfe804a809b210aae94d05551Fri, 22 May 2015 23:01:59 GMT