FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 26 May 2016 11:23:21 -07:00Microsoft, Facebook team up to build undersea Internet cablehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2c4bfad4c4e4cd78cf2e2f53b244ca1Thu, 26 May 2016 17:59:07 GMTMicrosoft and Facebook are building a new underwater Internet cable that will cross the Atlantic Ocean, carrying customers' data between North America and Southern Europe.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2c4bfad4c4e4cd78cf2e2f53b244ca1Consultant: No direct order to use party chairman's firmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c112b7726c7b4d929a1bba6b1550a603Thu, 26 May 2016 17:20:51 GMTOPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A Florida political consultant testified Thursday that he believed he had to subcontract Alabama Republican Party campaign printing work back to a printing company owned by the party's chairman, but also said he had no direct orders to send the business there.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c112b7726c7b4d929a1bba6b1550a603Target announces settlements amid civil trial over stabbinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/460b4bce52584e57b2ab502abd93557eThu, 26 May 2016 17:14:16 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — The retailer Target announced Thursday amid a civil trial that it has settled several lawsuits stemming from the stabbing of a 16-year-old girl inside one of its stores.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/460b4bce52584e57b2ab502abd93557eThe Latest: Venus Williams in 3rd Rd for 1st time in 6 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb061df303cb4745bf5738cefeb4eb46Thu, 26 May 2016 16:59:52 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb061df303cb4745bf5738cefeb4eb46Norway subjects viewers to 2-day stream of app terms of usehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1a7b5b612bf4a1f84840dfba41c61a5Thu, 26 May 2016 17:57:19 GMTHELSINKI (AP) — A Norwegian consumers' group took inspiration from "slow television" to produce a marathon webcast of a team of readers going through the fine print of terms and conditions of downloadable apps.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1a7b5b612bf4a1f84840dfba41c61a5Some facts about Social Security benefitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d98867c6d28b4687b452db7fbcfd02f1Thu, 26 May 2016 17:20:28 GMTThe Social Security retirement age depends on the year in which you are born. Those who choose to claim benefits before reaching that age will receive less money each month.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d98867c6d28b4687b452db7fbcfd02f1US stocks dip after two-day climb; chemicals makers fallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91e3b763048449739eac2f83e4cdcb45Thu, 26 May 2016 17:09:47 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are inching lower Thursday afternoon after big gains over the last two days. Chemicals companies are down the most, while utilities and phone companies are rising as bond yields slip. Retailers including Dollar Tree and Costco, which have been pummeled in recent weeks, traded higher after strong earnings reports.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91e3b763048449739eac2f83e4cdcb45Judge hears arguments on US women's team strike rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/761f82acd6a646ecbf3936d1794e9572Thu, 26 May 2016 17:54:30 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago has heard arguments whether the world champion U.S. women's soccer team has the right to strike for improved conditions and wages before this year's Olympics.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/761f82acd6a646ecbf3936d1794e9572Baylor demotes Starr, fires coach amid sex assaults scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51f8d598ab464e9699c3f80fb56b2404Thu, 26 May 2016 18:07:12 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor University demoted school President Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against players.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51f8d598ab464e9699c3f80fb56b2404Mexico: Townspeople kidnap lawmakers to seek mayor's ousterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61d848831dd94d08b1345b70b5f4fa30Thu, 26 May 2016 18:04:34 GMTSAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico (AP) — A group of indigenous Mexicans kidnapped two lawmakers in the southern state of Chiapas to force the ouster of their mayor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61d848831dd94d08b1345b70b5f4fa30The Latest: Police ID 4 victims of shooting at T.I. concerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/566a110a27454c3a8ceeb96b70d9b2abThu, 26 May 2016 17:49:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting inside a New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/566a110a27454c3a8ceeb96b70d9b2abLast call for owners to claim cars left in 1974 Cyprus warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa590b495ea04f9581bb52ef32c49c5bThu, 26 May 2016 17:36:14 GMTEPISKOPI, Cyprus (AP) — It's last call for the owner to reclaim a late 1950s Dodge Coronet, shades of sky-blue paint still visible on its tailfins, that's been rusting on a British military base for over four decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa590b495ea04f9581bb52ef32c49c5bState judge in 'Mississippi Burning' trial dies at age 84http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff55230a290a459383c308b04a5814f5Thu, 26 May 2016 18:04:51 GMTJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The state judge who presided over the "Mississippi Burning" trial in 2005 has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff55230a290a459383c308b04a5814f5Connecticut Supreme Court upholds death penalty abolishmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a617880a56544e4b127a4ec2eef9febThu, 26 May 2016 17:11:22 GMTHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday upheld its landmark ruling declaring the state's death penalty unconstitutional and abolishing capital punishment.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a617880a56544e4b127a4ec2eef9febGreatest drivers at Indy? Try Foyt and Mears amid debatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e9b6dbda0ae46968d1f51c178531eddThu, 26 May 2016 17:58:18 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — To win the Indianapolis 500, a driver must weather months of preparation then two stressful weeks of hype leading into "The Greatest Spectacle In Racing." When the race actually begins, every driver is tested on skill, talent, luck, strategy, endurance and perseverance.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e9b6dbda0ae46968d1f51c178531eddMan convicted of killing lawmaker's 2 sisters gets life termhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffc838808b3843428cdb58890eddd017Thu, 26 May 2016 17:45:02 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A judge has imposed a life sentence on a Pittsburgh man convicted of killing two of his next-door neighbors, the sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffc838808b3843428cdb58890eddd017The Latest: EDF staff join French labor protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5099e30f0fde49e28df656fe848b52a6Thu, 26 May 2016 18:08:10 GMTLE HAVRE, France (AP) — The Latest on French labor dispute (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5099e30f0fde49e28df656fe848b52a6Snyder halts internal Flint probes after prosecutors objecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc05758655e5422692f610076be7a9daThu, 26 May 2016 17:59:06 GMTLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday called for an end to civil and administrative investigations into how two state agencies contributed to Flint's lead-tainted drinking water crisis, after being warned they are hampering state and federal criminal probes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc05758655e5422692f610076be7a9daThe Latest: Tsonga erases 2-set deficit at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db13d80b605c4ed996197813cc481388Thu, 26 May 2016 16:52:30 GMTPARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db13d80b605c4ed996197813cc481388Report: Portland chief smelled of alcohol after shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa28b1cddcd14578a49859edf945e48aThu, 26 May 2016 17:40:59 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland police chief who was put on leave after revelations he may have lied about accidentally shooting a friend in the back during a hunting trip smelled of alcohol during an interview afterward, according to documents.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa28b1cddcd14578a49859edf945e48a'X-Men' packs a punch for Lawrence and McAvoyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecd417b1d4a14ea996025782e6be4846Thu, 26 May 2016 18:06:32 GMTLONDON (AP) — It always hits the cast hard when they realize they're back on the set of "X-Men." Quite literally, they're going to get punched.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecd417b1d4a14ea996025782e6be4846Prisoner not seen since CIA capture may appear at Guantanamohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67807f6923f443bf9eed0fb6362742d5Thu, 26 May 2016 18:09:33 GMTMIAMI (AP) — A Palestinian not seen publicly since his 2002 capture by the CIA launched a brutal interrogation program may soon make his first appearance in a U.S. courtroom.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67807f6923f443bf9eed0fb6362742d5Congo police fire tear gas at opposition demonstratorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fcc697b4f884fdbb8da22bd9d25bdabThu, 26 May 2016 17:24:50 GMTKINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Police in Congo's capital have fired tear gas to break up an opposition march, while one person died and dozens were injured in chaos surrounding similar marches around the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fcc697b4f884fdbb8da22bd9d25bdabThe Latest: Volunteers help in cleanup after Kansas tornadohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca8671b2bafa42039edb0a0a93ea04d6Thu, 26 May 2016 16:55:29 GMTCHAPMAN, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a severe storm that hit the Great Plains including a large tornado in rural northern Kansas (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca8671b2bafa42039edb0a0a93ea04d61 student dead, 1 hospitalized after attack near schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8136c3dfa3a24352a09a7f8927626a7cThu, 26 May 2016 18:05:26 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Attackers shot two students near a San Francisco Bay Area high school, killing one and sending another to a hospital in an incident that prompted the closing of the campus, authorities said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8136c3dfa3a24352a09a7f8927626a7cMcDonald's CEO says company is making changes customers wanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2fc5d80fd4e49cf87bc5aa8783c461aThu, 26 May 2016 17:16:30 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's, under intense pressure in a competitive industry, sought to reassure its shareholders Thursday that it is making changes to its food and service that customers want.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2fc5d80fd4e49cf87bc5aa8783c461aBill Moyers turns down $35,000 speaking fee from Rutgershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62d9876f9eb04b95af693c889e862024Thu, 26 May 2016 17:02:19 GMTPISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — PBS journalist Bill Moyers is turning down a $35,000 fee that Rutgers University offered for speaking at part of its graduation ceremony.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62d9876f9eb04b95af693c889e862024The Latest: Navy says jet fighters on training missionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb7547d4f199490cb511d2c23ee78f87Thu, 26 May 2016 17:20:04 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the collision of two Navy fighter jets off the coast of North Carolina (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb7547d4f199490cb511d2c23ee78f87GOP conservatives scuttle spending bill over LGBT rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fec698e072174d9088e31fab2eb32edcThu, 26 May 2016 17:50:48 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives angered by the inclusion of LGBT protections in an otherwise routine spending bill scuttled the measure Thursday in a stark display of the potency of a civil rights issue suddenly prominent in the presidential race and responsible for a legal standoff between the Obama administration and several states.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fec698e072174d9088e31fab2eb32edcProsecutor: Pair plotted to steal slain ex-coal exec's SUVhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf80898f196f4f8f8a3e05db8bfea5f6Thu, 26 May 2016 16:55:37 GMTCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two suspects in the fatal shooting of a former coal chief executive in southern West Virginia were planning to steal his vehicle, a prosecutor said Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf80898f196f4f8f8a3e05db8bfea5f6The Latest: Italy rescues 4,000 migrants at sea in 1 dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62a076a2d426430cb66569f3209f2d95Thu, 26 May 2016 16:54:20 GMTROME (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62a076a2d426430cb66569f3209f2d95Navy: 2 fighter jets collide off NC coast; 4 hospitalizedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8aa685f0fce44375a44b04d48867bd31Thu, 26 May 2016 17:31:45 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two Navy jet fighters collided off the coast of North Carolina during a routine training mission on Thursday, sending four people to the hospital, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8aa685f0fce44375a44b04d48867bd31The Latest: NYC police boss calls rappers 'basically thugs'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8f68ef89c8d4835b2ea1695d2c59c9cThu, 26 May 2016 17:08:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting inside a New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8f68ef89c8d4835b2ea1695d2c59c9cKey arrest made in 2-year-old's shooting in Detroithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f916b84ec50440eb78ffd94a15e25b4Thu, 26 May 2016 18:14:32 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Police say they've made a key arrest in the shooting of a 2-year-old Detroit girl.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f916b84ec50440eb78ffd94a15e25b4Wisconsin man seeks freedom in Gangster Disciples casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1299eac6227428a8cc07844ec421fe4Thu, 26 May 2016 18:05:34 GMTATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for a man named in a nationwide probe of Gangster Disciples gang members tried to get him released to await trial at his home in Madison, Wisconsin, where he contributes to the arts and music scenes. But a federal magistrate declined, citing the allegation that he was involved in a carjacking in Georgia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1299eac6227428a8cc07844ec421fe4Delegate Update: The latest count in the Democratic racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83e395ac09464434bdbf351e492bb837Thu, 26 May 2016 18:07:40 GMTIt takes 2,383 delegates to win the Democratic nomination for president. Here is where the race for those delegates stands, based on an Associated Press count:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83e395ac09464434bdbf351e492bb837Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af8ad7e4b8c84e91aea6580b35c3a26dThu, 26 May 2016 17:27:51 GMTSHIMA, Japan (AP) — On the eve of his historic trip to Hiroshima, President Barack Obama is defending the vigor of his efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons. He says he will use his visit to the Japanese memorial site on Friday to underscore "the sense of urgency that we all should have."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af8ad7e4b8c84e91aea6580b35c3a26dOhio attorney general inadvertently reveals run for governorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5aee3fb3585947089f862b55b8430f31Thu, 26 May 2016 18:07:45 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mike DeWine, the state attorney general and a former U.S. senator, confirmed Thursday what political prognosticators have reported for months: He's running for governor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5aee3fb3585947089f862b55b8430f31German prosecutors: Leak in Chinese student's slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59442229429e4bd981f8c91b04eae3d7Thu, 26 May 2016 17:01:02 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors investigating the slaying of a Chinese student whose body was found earlier this month in an eastern town say they are looking into a possible leak.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59442229429e4bd981f8c91b04eae3d7US worries about declining precision weapons stocks for warshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66bac61763f24507a85f0808df776a48Thu, 26 May 2016 17:16:52 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of U.S. Air Forces in the Middle East says he's concerned about running low on precision-guided weapons needed for the war against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66bac61763f24507a85f0808df776a48Navy identifies 2 planes that collided off North Carolina coast as Navy F/A-18 Super Hornetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70648add7cb94a2e9c1e062753745b18Thu, 26 May 2016 17:04:22 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Navy identifies 2 planes that collided off North Carolina coast as Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70648add7cb94a2e9c1e062753745b18The Latest: Sanders still behind after Kentucky recanvashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74fa097af38845179824dad841ebb801Thu, 26 May 2016 17:20:12 GMTFRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the recanvas of Kentucky's Democratic presidential primary votes (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74fa097af38845179824dad841ebb801Mystery remains after arrest in killing of Florida professorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72e122c3a38f40e68bc685a76f80d424Thu, 26 May 2016 17:16:48 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After an investigation spanning nearly two years, a South Florida man has been arrested in the killing of a well-known Florida State University professor.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72e122c3a38f40e68bc685a76f80d42490-minute tornado a rarity, even where tornadoes are commonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b88854d2cb6641b5a6163b829831a6d7Thu, 26 May 2016 17:51:16 GMTA tornado that raked the northern Kansas landscape for about 90 minutes was impressive both for its classic "wedge" shape and its sheer endurance — staying on the ground about 10 times longer than the typical twister.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b88854d2cb6641b5a6163b829831a6d7A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95d7d1de4351448abd6ac51005035514Thu, 26 May 2016 17:19:33 GMTLegislation has been proposed in states across the country addressing the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, including some proposals that critics say would legalize discrimination. Many of the proposals would protect clergy, businesses and those who decline to employ or serve people based on religious beliefs. Eleven states — Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, Arizona, Louisiana, Utah, Georgia and Texas — announced a lawsuit Wednesday against 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. Here's a look at legislation around the country:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95d7d1de4351448abd6ac51005035514Trump on top: He reaches magic number to clinch nominationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e02517c2452d440ea559e24de6363fd6Thu, 26 May 2016 17:13:58 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president Thursday, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and set the stage for a bitter fall campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e02517c2452d440ea559e24de6363fd6Court: New Jersey can't give $11M to religious schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba6af477223249a0bdd90866dc80921fThu, 26 May 2016 17:24:33 GMTTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey cannot give $11 million in grants to two religious schools, including one of the largest ultra-Orthodox yeshivas in the world, an appeals court ruled Thursday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba6af477223249a0bdd90866dc80921fBaylor to fire football coach Briles, re-assign presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/835910c7abf54933946407ad8461a7b7Thu, 26 May 2016 18:03:09 GMTAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor University demoted school President Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against players.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/835910c7abf54933946407ad8461a7b7Trump to deliver energy policy speech in North Dakotahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a7c3cd95f8142ab928627836299ea30Thu, 26 May 2016 17:13:12 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will deliver his first policy speech on energy on Thursday, hours after locking up enough delegates to secure the GOP nomination.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a7c3cd95f8142ab928627836299ea30The Latest: Baylor condemns own handling of assault caseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/418daee8454742fbb4bbe8d2b3dc571aThu, 26 May 2016 17:19:53 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Baylor replacing its football coach and president as part of its response to a report examining how the university handled sexual assault complaints (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/418daee8454742fbb4bbe8d2b3dc571a