FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 May 2015 02:25:17 -0700AP Was There: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston heavyweight rematch'S NOTE: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments — photos of Ali hovering over Liston on the canvas, shouting at his opponent to get up.By WILL GRIMSLEYsSportsBoxingMen's boxingMen's sportsMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 07:00:24 GMTStudy: High altitude may boost babies' risks for SIDS deaths (AP) — Lofty living may make babies vulnerable to sudden infant death syndrome, according to a Colorado study that found higher risks above 8,000 feet (2,400 meters).By LINDSEY TANNERaHealthScienceSudden infant death syndromeMedical researchChild and teen healthColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 05:52:26 GMTSoldier killed after shooting on fellow troops in Tunis, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's Defense Ministry says a Tunisian soldier has been killed after opening fire on fellow troops at military barracks in the capital Tunis.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 08:53:03 GMTThe Astros, the Royals and different ways to win a 20-batter stretch in Sunday's victory at Detroit, every hitter for the Houston Astros either reached base or struck out.By NOAH TRISTERsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsHoustonKansas CityNew York CityTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaMissouriNew York, 25 May 2015 07:06:03 GMTApparent winner in Polish election sends message of unity, Poland (AP) — Poland's apparent president-elect, Andrzej Duda, began the day after the election meeting with passers-by in front of a subway station in central Warsaw and announcing that he will formally leave his Law and Justice party.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsNational electionsPolandWarsawEastern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 08:33:25 GMTMalaysia finds graves of suspected trafficking victims KELIAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities said Monday they have discovered 139 suspected graves in a series of abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar were believed to have been held.By EILEEN NGiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesForensicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsImmigrationLaw and orderSmugglingCrimeMalaysiaThailandSoutheast AsiaMyanmarIndonesiaBangkokBangladeshUnited StatesAsiaSouth AsiaNorth America, 25 May 2015 05:44:19 GMTAfghan official says suicide bombing kills at least 5, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide truck bomb exploded in a southern Afghan province Monday, killing at least five people and wounding 62, authorities said.iGeneral newsBombingsImprovised explosivesTerrorismWar and unrestAfghanistanKandaharCentral AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 08:42:50 GMTDeadly storms swamp Plains, Midwest, force Texans from homes MARCOS, Texas (AP) — A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of the Plains and Midwest, spawning tornadoes and causing major flooding that forced at least 2,000 Texans from their homes.By SETH ROBBINSaGeneral newsDisaster planning and responseWeatherProperty damageStormsFloodsTornadoesAccidents and disastersNatural disastersTreesFiresPlantsTexasSan MarcosOklahoma CityHoustonIllinoisOklahomaHaysUnited StatesNorth AmericaKansas, 25 May 2015 06:10:37 GMTSon of Pakistan's president escapes bomb attack killing 3, Pakistan (AP) — Police say the son of Pakistan's president has escaped a roadside bomb attack unharmed after the blast killed three people and wounded 15.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsGovernment and politicsPakistanSouth AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 07:46:45 GMTSkimpy insurance seen by Democrats as next health care issue (AP) — A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections.By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHealth care costsAccess to health carePersonal spendingEmployee benefitsPolitical organizationsPolitical partiesHealth issuesHealthFinancial servicesIndustriesPersonal financePersonnelIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 08:01:54 GMTGlobal stocks mostly higher in quiet trading day (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday on a quiet trading day with Hong Kong, Wall Street and London closed for holidays.By JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsEnergy industryIndustriesFinancial servicesEast AsiaLondonGreeceSoutheast AsiaAsiaEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 08:49:18 GMTRockets respond to McHale's old-school coaching approach (AP) — Kevin McHale's stride is painful to watch.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsEventsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 06:55:12 GMTRolling Stones kick off 'Zip Code' stadium tour in San Diego DIEGO (AP) — The Rolling Stones launched their "Zip Code" North American tour in San Diego Sunday with more than two hours of music.By SANDY COHENaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 08:16:40 GMTDozens arrested, cited after Northern California protest, Calif. (AP) — Demonstrators marched through downtown Oakland on Sunday in a second night of protests against the city's new get-tough policy for monitoring street protests.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriCourt citationsArrestsMunicipal governmentsPolitical and civil unrestEventsLaw and orderCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 06:11:21 GMTNew parties to play key role after Spanish local elections (AP) — Two new parties look set to hold the keys to power in many Spanish cities and regions following local elections that dealt a serious blow to the governing conservative Popular Party.iGeneral newsElectionsLocal electionsPolitical partiesGovernment and politicsPolitical organizationsSpainValenciaWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 08:44:21 GMTJohn Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a household name even more so than his achievements in mathematics.By BRUCE SHIPKOWSKIaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentGame theoryScienceNobel PrizesMathematicsObituariesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEventsCelebrityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 07:31:19 GMTReport: Iran to cut another portion of gasoline subsidies, Iran (AP) — Iran's state news agency is reporting the Islamic Republic will raise gasoline prices by some 40 percent as a result of cutting subsidies.iBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyIranMiddle East, 25 May 2015 07:26:52 GMTNigerian senator-elect to fight US extradition, drug charges, Nigeria (AP) — A wanted man newly elected to Nigeria's Senate will appear in court Monday to fight his extradition to the United States on 20-year-old charges related to the TV hit "Orange is the New Black."By MICHELLE FAULiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentExtraditionDrug-related crimeFugitivesGovernment and politicsCrimeLaw and orderOrganized crimeSmugglingNigeriaUnited StatesOrangeWest AfricaAfricaNorth AmericaTexas, 25 May 2015 09:11:15 GMTArmy chiefs plan for proposed joint Arab force in Mideast (AP) — Arab army chiefs of staff have drawn up a plan for a new Arab joint force to intervene in the Mideast to combat terrorism, amid differences between them on where to put the force's headquarters.By MAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsArmed forcesEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 08:07:53 GMTReport: Iran adviser says US let Islamic State take Ramadi, Iran (AP) — An Iranian newspaper is quoting the chief of an elite unit in Iran's Revolutionary Guard accusing the U.S. of allowing the Islamic State group to seize the Iraqi city of Ramadi, the latest criticism to follow the fall of the city.iGeneral newsIranUnited StatesIraqMiddle EastNorth America, 25 May 2015 06:25:10 GMTThe Latest: Rain in air on super-busy Day 2 of French Open? (AP) — 11:00 a.m.By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsEventsMen's sportsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 09:02:47 GMTKirk makes par putt at 18 to win Colonial; Spieth 2nd again WORTH, Texas (AP) — As Chris Kirk waited to putt on the 18th green, Jordan Spieth was watching nearby in anticipation of a possible playoff at Colonial.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 06:50:38 GMTDefense chief's criticism of Iraqis raises policy questions (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi has prompted criticism from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group.By KEN DILANIANwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestArmed forcesDefense policyMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseGovernment policyUnited StatesIraqBaghdadMiddle EastNorth America, 25 May 2015 08:03:35 GMTActress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.By SANDY COHEN and FRAZIER MOOREaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCelebrityComedy performanceObituariesMoviesEmmy AwardsEntertainmentTelevision programsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEventsAward showsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 08:07:26 GMTTurkish minister defends spending on posh cars as 'peanuts', Turkey (AP) — Turkey's finance minister has come under criticism for defending government spending of $1.3 billion on luxury cars and other vehicles for officials as "peanuts."iGeneral newsTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 08:43:34 GMTPerry seeks to win over Iowa with frequent visits MARS, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry's early, hands-on approach in Iowa contrasts with the 2016 presidential prospect's failed bid four years ago, when he entered the race relatively late and stumbled in the debates.By CATHERINE LUCEY and STEVE PEOPLESaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential Election2012 United States Presidential ElectionState governmentsPrimary electionsVotingPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsIowaLe MarsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 08:02:27 GMTArtsy coffee chain Blue Bottle brews long queues in Tokyo (AP) — Japan, famous for green tea, is welcoming artisanal American coffee roaster Blue Bottle with long lines that have at times meant a four-hour wait for a cup.By YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleAnimation and comicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBeveragesEntertainmentArts and entertainmentJapanTokyoSan FranciscoOaklandEast AsiaAsiaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 07:12:04 GMTTurkmenistan unveils golden statue of president, Turkmenistan (AP) — The isolated energy-rich Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan has unveiled a gold-leafed statue of the president in a gesture intended to burnish the leader's burgeoning cult of personality.iGeneral newsTurkmenistanCentral AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 08:05:16 GMTEx-Israeli Premier Olmert sentenced to 8 months in prison (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter, capping the dramatic downfall of a man who only years earlier led the country and hoped to bring about a historic peace agreement with the Palestinians.By ARON HELLERiGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCampaign finance improprietiesLegal proceedingsPolitical resignationsGovernment and politicsCabinetsCrimeLaw and orderCampaignsElectionsDiplomacyInternational relationsJerusalemIsraelPalestinian territoriesWest BankGaza StripMiddle East, 25 May 2015 06:34:51 GMTJapan trade gap returns to deficit in April, more red ahead (AP) — Japan posted a trade deficit in April following a single-month's surplus in March, and economists said shortfalls were likely to persist given the weakness of the yen.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyCurrency marketsEnergy industryIndustriesFinancial marketsJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth America, 25 May 2015 07:04:29 GMTYemeni politicians say UN peace talks indefinitely postponed, Yemen (AP) — A United Nations-sponsored peace conference that was to take place at the end of the month has been indefinitely postponed, senior Yemeni politicians said.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsYemenSanaaSaudi ArabiaMiddle East, 25 May 2015 07:40:08 GMTSome Native Hawaiians disapprove of 'Aloha' movie title (AP) — Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich with meaning.By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 07:15:27 GMTFRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: American teen Tiafoe makes Slam debut (AP) — When Frances Tiafoe steps on Court 5 at the French Open for his Grand Slam main-draw debut Monday, he'll be the first 17-year-old American man to play in the clay-court tournament since 1989, when Pete Sampras and Michael Chang did it.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisMen's tennisWomen's tennisEventsMen's sportsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 06:37:45 GMTFrench president revives political duo with his ex (AP) — Someone has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings in Elysee Palace. It's no ordinary someone — it's Segolene Royal, the president's ex-partner and mother of his four children, and one of his most prominent government ministers.By SYLVIE CORBETiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsFranceCaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 07:00:49 GMTA look at former Israeli Premier Ehud Olmert's career (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison in a case involving allegations he accepted cash-stuffed envelopes from an American supporter.By The Associated PressiGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestLegal proceedingsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestParliamentary electionsCabinetsLaw and orderCrimeElectionsIsraelPalestinian territoriesJerusalemMiddle EastGaza Strip, 25 May 2015 06:09:33 GMTLEADING OFF: Hamilton back, Navy vet highlights Memorial Day look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:By The Associated PresssSportsSports transactionsBaseballSports businessProfessional baseballMen's sportsHamiltonOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 07:07:24 GMTCouple missing for 2 weeks found in California wilderness SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A couple missing for two weeks were found Sunday in a remote part of San Diego County with the elderly husband dead and his wife severely dehydrated, after surviving on just rain water and some food, authorities said.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMissing personsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 06:32:25 GMTSydney siege inquest: Gunman secretive, defiant narcissist (AP) — The man who took 18 people hostage at a Sydney cafe last year was educated and erratic, secretive about his own life and public about his many grievances, and a self-obsessed fabulist whose life was spiraling downward in the lead-up to his deadly attack, lawyers told an inquest Monday.By KRISTEN GELINEAUiGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeAustraliaSydneyNew South WalesIranOceaniaMiddle East, 25 May 2015 07:43:44 GMTUK airport expansion threatens to take out entire villages (AP) — With its classic red phone booth, pub, and medieval church, Harmondsworth's center looks quintessentially British. But the search for a twee English village isn't what brings millions of people within a stone's throw of its boundaries.By DANICA KIRKAiBusinessGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEngland, 25 May 2015 08:09:50 GMTIran adviser says US has 'no will' to fight Islamic State, Iran (AP) — The chief of an elite unit in Iran's Revolutionary Guard has accused the U.S. of having "no will" to stop the Islamic State group after the fall of the Iraqi city of Ramadi, an Iranian newspaper reported Monday.By NASSER KARIMIiGeneral newsWar and unrestArchaeologyScienceIranUnited StatesIraqMiddle EastNorth America, 25 May 2015 09:15:00 GMTThe Latest on weather: More rain in store for Memorial Day line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of Texas, Oklahoma and other Plains and Midwest states.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeatherStormsTexasSan MarcosUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 06:03:01 GMTStrong quake rattles Tokyo area, no damage or injury reports (AP) — A strong earthquake rattled the Japanese capital of Tokyo and its suburbs Monday, with a preliminary magnitude reading of 5.6, shaking buildings and temporarily stopping trains.By YURI KAGEYAMAiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersAccidentsJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 06:27:37 GMTAfghan official says suicide bombing kills 1 in south, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a suicide truck bombing has killed one person and wounded more than 40 in the capital of the southern province of Zabul.iGeneral newsBombingsImprovised explosivesTerrorismWar and unrestAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 07:47:46 GMTHawks cry foul over Horford's ejection from Game 3 (AP) — Al Horford threw an elbow at Matthew Dellavedova during the game.By TOM WITHERSsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 05:51:40 GMTProtester leaves Shell ship north of Seattle; 1 remains (AP) — One of two protesters who affixed themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle left the vessel Sunday, but the other remained suspended from its anchor chain in an effort to draw attention to climate change and the risks an oil spill could pose in the remote waters off northwestern Alaska.By GENE JOHNSONaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAccidentsAccidents and disastersArcticSeattleBellinghamWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 08:48:04 GMTSudanese government denies supporting rebels in South Sudan, Sudan (AP) — The Sudanese government has denied supporting rebels in South Sudan after it accused Khartoum of supplying arms to the insurgents threatening its oil fields.By MOHAMED OSMANiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSudanSouth SudanKhartoumMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 09:13:43 GMTDefense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi is prompting criticism from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and raising new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group.By KEN DILANIANwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseIraqUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 25 May 2015 08:01:33 GMTMalaysia: Human traffickers' camps had 139 suspected graves KELIAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities said Monday that abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained over 100 suspected graves as well as pens likely used as cages for migrants, shedding more light on a regional trade that preyed on some of Southeast Asia's most desperate people.By EILEEN NGiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsImmigrationMalaysiaThailandSoutheast AsiaMyanmarBangladeshAsiaSouth Asia, 25 May 2015 08:45:50 GMTAP NewsAlert (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert sentenced to 8 months in prison in corruption trial.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsIsraelMiddle East, 25 May 2015 05:42:43 GMTEarthquake shakes buildings in Tokyo but causes no damage (AP) — A magnitude-5.5 earthquake rattled Tokyo and its suburbs Monday, shaking buildings and temporarily stopping trains but causing no apparent damage or injuries.By YURI KAGEYAMAiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsia, 25 May 2015 08:47:58 GMT