FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 May 2015 23:24:31 -0700House records show Schock reimbursed US $122,590 (AP) — Former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock has reimbursed the U.S. government for the cost of auto mileage, office redecoration and a flight to Chicago Bears game.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState governmentsLegislatureProfessional footballFootballSportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 02:26:21 GMTNorris' grand slam lifts Padres to 6-2 win vs Pirates DIEGO (AP) — Derek Norris hit a grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the San Diego Padres to a 6-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday night, snapping the Pirates' season-high seven-game winning streak.By BERNIE WILSONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:39:48 GMTHamilton's homers help Rangers to 7-4 win over Red Sox, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton homered in his first two at-bats, his first homers since he belatedly began his major league season this week back with Texas, helping the Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Friday night.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthTexasMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 03:18:20 GMTProtesters gather at Phoenix mosque under close police watch (AP) — About 500 protesters gathered outside a Phoenix mosque on Friday as police kept two groups sparring about Islam far apart from each other.By RYAN VAN VELZERaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 04:38:06 GMTAP Sportlight — Detroit first baseman Johnny Neun records an unassisted triple play in the ninth inning to end the 1-0 win over the Cleveland Indians. Neun grabs a Homer Summa line drive, tags Charlie Jamieson at first and outruns Glenn Myatt to tag second.sFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisMen's tennisWomen's tennisWomen's golfMen's golfWomen's sportsWomen's boxingMen's boxingMen's sportsSoftballStanley Cup FinalsLPGA ChampionshipsPGA ChampionshipsStanley Cup PlayoffsNBA PlayoffsNBA FinalsBoxingGolfRecord setting eventsCorruption in sportsBelmont StakesCollege basketballCollege sportsMen's basketballCollege baseballNHRAKentucky DerbyProfessional baseballPreakness StakesCollege footballSportsEventsProfessional basketballBasketballProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyGeneral newsBaseballAutomobile racingFootballProfessional footballThoroughbred racingHorse racingProfessional soccerSoccerMen's soccerCaliforniaNew YorkUnited StatesOhioPennsylvaniaDetroitIllinoisMichiganPhiladelphiaSpainColoradoChicagoSan FranciscoPittsburghSan DiegoTampaClevelandFloridaRussiaOsloEdmontonNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeNorwayAlbertaCanada, 30 May 2015 04:00:59 GMTLatest on flooding: Obama signs Texas disaster declaration p.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsDisaster planning and responseWeatherFloodsStormsSearch and rescue effortsNatural disastersTrafficAccidents and disastersEvacuationsState governmentsMissing personsMunicipal governmentsTransportationCrimeGovernment and politicsAccidentsLocal governmentsTexasOklahomaArkansasUnited StatesSan MarcosKansasDallasHoustonAustinFort WorthHaysColorado RiverLittle RockNorth America, 30 May 2015 04:43:30 GMTSoto's double helps White Sox over Astros 6-3 in 11 innings (AP) — Geovany Soto hit a go-ahead, two-run double in the 11th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 6-3 on Friday night.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 04:39:28 GMTHaeger lifts Florida past LSU, 4-0 CITY (AP) — Lauren Haeger hit a two-run homer and threw a complete game to help Florida beat LSU 4-0 on Friday night in the Women's College World Series.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsSoftballWomen's sportsFloridaOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 02:11:33 GMTChild sex abuse claims shake UN as revelations continue NATIONS (AP) — The boys said they approached the French soldiers because they were hungry. Some were so young that they didn't quite understand the acts the soldiers demanded in return. One boy, 8 or 9 years old, said he did it several times to the same soldier, "until one day an older kid saw him and told him what he was doing was bad."By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesNon-governmental organizationsCrimes against childrenCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsViolent crimeFranceCentral African RepublicBanguiWestern EuropeEuropeCentral AfricaAfrica, 30 May 2015 04:47:24 GMTLatest on flooding: Homes ordered evacuated in SE Texas city p.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeatherDisaster planning and responseFloodsStormsEvacuationsSearch and rescue effortsNatural disastersTrafficAccidents and disastersState governmentsMissing personsMunicipal governmentsTransportationCrimeGovernment and politicsAccidentsLocal governmentsTexasOklahomaArkansasSan MarcosDallasHoustonKansasRosenbergAustinUnited StatesFort WorthHaysColorado RiverLittle RockNorth America, 30 May 2015 02:38:44 GMTHurricane Andres strengthens far off coast of Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Andres is getting stronger as it spins far off the coast of Mexico.aGeneral newsCoastlines and beachesWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersStormsEnvironment and natureMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 30 May 2015 02:51:52 GMTCorrection: 10 Things to Know-Friday story a story May 28 about former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert being indicted, The Associated Press misidentified his party affiliation. He is a Republican, not a Democrat.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsNazismGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 03:25:58 GMTLightning strike: Tampa Bay beats Rangers, will play for Cup YORK (AP) — The only history the Tampa Bay Lightning were interested in was what they would create.By BARRY WILNERsSportsAthlete injuries1994-95 Major League Baseball strikeMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyEventsStrikesGeneral newsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:07:55 GMTVolunteers search for missing after Central Texas flood, Texas (AP) — A handful of volunteers trudged along the muddy and brush-filled banks of the Blanco River in Central Texas, searching for a group of people still missing days after the vacation house where they were staying was swept away in a massive flood.By SETH ROBBINSaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherSearch and rescue effortsFloodsMissing personsAccidents and disastersStormsVolunteerismEvacuationsSocial affairsTexasHoustonCorpus ChristiColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 06:07:57 GMTGolf Capsules, Northern Ireland (AP) — Top-ranked Rory McIlroy missed the cut in his home Irish Open for the third straight year, following his opening 9-over 80 with a 71 at Royal County Down.By The Associated PresssSportsMen's golfWomen's golfGolfMen's sportsWomen's sportsNorthern IrelandTexasEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 02:47:56 GMTLatest on flooding: Texas guv ask for disaster declaration p.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsDisaster planning and responseWeatherFloodsStormsSearch and rescue effortsNatural disastersTrafficAccidents and disastersEvacuationsState governmentsMissing personsMunicipal governmentsTransportationCrimeGovernment and politicsAccidentsLocal governmentsTexasOklahomaArkansasSan MarcosDallasKansasHoustonAustinUnited StatesFort WorthHaysLittle RockColorado RiverNorth America, 30 May 2015 02:17:44 GMTToday in History is Saturday, May 30, the 150th day of 2015. There are 215 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaInternational agreementsIndianapolis 500International relationsGovernment and politicsEventsIndyCarAutomobile racingSportsUnited KingdomFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 30 May 2015 04:00:11 GMTOfficials say those Boston snow piles are even more vile (AP) — It's disgusting enough to put you off snow cones for the rest of the summer.By RODRIQUE NGOWIaGeneral newsOdditiesWeather forecastsWeatherBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 02:09:45 GMTPakistan launches hunt for bus hijackers who killed 19, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces launched a major operation before dawn Saturday to hunt down gunmen who hijacked two buses and killed at least 19 passengers in the country's southwest, officials said.By ABDUL SATTARiGeneral newsWar and unrestTransportationBombingsHijackingNationalismTerrorismCrimeGovernment and politicsPakistanSouth AsiaAsia, 30 May 2015 05:30:53 GMTB.B. King funeral to take place Saturday in Mississippi, Miss. (AP) — Blues pioneer B.B. King is being remembered in the Mississippi Delta as a man whose talent was equaled by his generous spirit.By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentFunerals and memorial servicesObituariesCelebrityMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 06:17:40 GMTLatest on flooding: More rain in the forecast for Texas a.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsStormsAccidents and disastersTexasHoustonColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 06:09:19 GMTPujols, Santiago power LA Angels past slumping Tigers, 2-0, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols had his 530th career homer among three hits, and Hector Santiago pitched three-hit ball into the eighth inning of the Los Angeles Angels' 2-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsDetroitCaliforniaMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:05:12 GMTAhmed hits tiebreaking HR in 8th as Dbacks beat Brewers 7-5 (AP) — Nick Ahmed hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the eighth inning to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.By RICH ROVITOsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsWisconsinMilwaukeeArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 03:57:20 GMTAP source: Hastert paid to keep old sex abuse claims secret (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said.By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsIndictmentsSchool athleticsHigh school sportsCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderEducationSocial affairsSportsViolent crimeChicagoIllinoisCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 06:13:53 GMTPosey's 2-run HR, 3 RBIs power Giants past Braves, 4-2 FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey hit a two-run homer in the first inning and drove in three, Tim Hudson pitched seven strong innings and the San Francisco Giants won their fifth straight, beating the Atlanta Braves 4-2 Friday night.By RICK EYMERsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:07:36 GMTWashington Wizards' John Wall kicked off Las Vegas flight VEGAS (AP) — Police say NBA star John Wall was kicked off a flight in Las Vegas on Tuesday after a disturbance was reported.aGeneral newsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 02:34:04 GMTGray goes 8 in A's 6-2 win over Yankees, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray pitched eight innings for his sixth win of the season, Stephen Vogt drove in two runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 6-2 on Friday night.By MICHAEL WAGAMANsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsOaklandNew York CityNew YorkStocktonCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:09:42 GMTGame 7 showdown in West finals welcomed by Ducks, Blackhawks, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf and Jonathan Toews agree that the pain of a Game 7 defeat in the Stanley Cup playoffs doesn't really go away.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsStanley Cup FinalsMen's sportsMen's hockeyHockeyEventsProfessional hockeyCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 02:34:13 GMTWho? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC event YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager and joined Townshend and surprise guest Roger Daltrey onstage for a rocking set.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 03:17:57 GMTMan not guilty of murder in killing of unarmed trespasser, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man who was accused of murder after confronting two unarmed trespassers with a deadly barrage of gunfire at a vacant duplex he owns was found not guilty Friday of all charges in the latest case to test the boundaries of stand-your-ground self-defense laws.By SCOTT SONNERaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeState legislatureLaw and orderLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsNevadaRenoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:30:54 GMTMan not guilty of murder in shooting of unarmed trespassers in Nevada stand-your-ground case, Nev. (AP) — Man not guilty of murder in shooting of unarmed trespassers in Nevada stand-your-ground case.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeRenoNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 03:22:22 GMTSusalla goes 4 for 4, leads Michigan past UCLA CITY (AP) — Kelsey Susalla went 4 for 4 and drove in three runs to help Michigan beat UCLA 10-4 on Friday night in the Women's College World Series.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsSoftballWomen's sportsMichiganOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:26:47 GMTStrasburg leaves after 16 pitches, Reds beat Nationals 5-2 (AP) — Washington's Stephen Strasburg left after only 16 pitches because of a stiff neck, and Zack Cozart had three hits as the Cincinnati Reds rallied against the Nationals' bullpen for a 5-2 victory on Friday night.By JOE KAYsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional baseballOhioCincinnatiUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 02:35:25 GMTThis Date In Baseball — Joseph Benz of the White Sox pitched a no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians for a 6-1 victory.By The Associated PresssSports transactionsAthlete injuriesBaseballDopingProfessional baseballCollege baseballRecord setting eventsCollege sportsSportsSports businessMen's sportsAthlete healthGeneral newsProfessional footballFootballTexasIllinoisPhiladelphiaNew York CityMissouriSt. LouisMichiganLos AngelesPittsburghClevelandCaliforniaOaklandCincinnatiSan FranciscoBrooklynKansas CityFloridaSeattleTampaHoustonColoradoWashingtonArizonaAlabamaTorontoMontrealUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaNew YorkOhioOntarioCanadaQuebec, 30 May 2015 04:00:59 GMTFederal agencies defend response to California oil spill ANGELES (AP) — On the afternoon of the largest coastal oil spill in California in 25 years, graduate student Natalie Phares quickly organized a volunteer bucket brigade to clean a beach north of Santa Barbara.By MICHAEL R. BLOOD and ALICIA CHANGaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsScienceSmall businessCoastlines and beachesDisaster planning and responseEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAccidentsAccidents and disastersEnergy industryIndustriesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 03:39:29 GMTSpieth in contention after rain alters course at Nelson, Texas (AP) — Jordan Spieth wasn't sure what par was at his hometown AT&T Byron Nelson and thinks it actually might have helped him through some frustrating early holes.By SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfTexasEast AsiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAsia, 30 May 2015 02:38:59 GMTPentagon chief criticizes Beijing's South China Sea moves (AP) — China's land reclamation in the South China Sea is out of step with international rules, and turning underwater land into airfields won't expand its sovereignty, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told an international security conference Saturday, stepping up America's condemnation of the communist giant as Beijing officials sat in the audience.By LOLITA C. BALDOR and MATTHEW PENNINGTONiGovernment and politicsTerritorial disputesEnvironmental conservation and preservationMilitary and defenseWar and unrestGeneral newsNatural resource managementEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLand environmentIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessChinaBeijingSouth China SeaUnited StatesSingaporeSoutheast AsiaEast China SeaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 30 May 2015 04:33:14 GMTLackey K's 9, Cardinals beat Dodgers 3-0 for 5th in row LOUIS (AP) — John Lackey worked seven scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals got just enough against Mike Bolsinger to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 for their fifth straight victory on Friday night.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSt. LouisSan DiegoMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 30 May 2015 03:23:30 GMTWalker, Smith lead Mariners to 2-1 win over Indians (AP) — Taijuan Walker allowed two hits over eight strong innings, Seth Smith hit a two-run homer, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Cleveland Indians 2-1 Friday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSeattleTacomaWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 04:52:50 GMTSharpton tells Cleveland to stay peaceful, keep fighting (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton told a packed Cleveland church that they must stay peaceful as they continue their fight for justice in the wake of police shootings.aGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 03:38:55 GMTBuehrle, Blue Jays rally past Twins 6-4 on Colabello homer (AP) — Chris Colabello hit two-run tiebreaking homer in the ninth inning against former teammate Glen Perkins, giving Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays a 6-4 victory over the Twins on a soggy Friday night, stopping Minnesota's five-game winning streak.By DAVE CAMPBELLsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 30 May 2015 03:45:44 GMT4 more bodies found after Texas flooding (AP) — Authorities said Friday they reclaimed four more bodies from Texas waters, adding to the growing death toll inflicted by record-setting storms that continue to submerge highways and flood homes.By ALLEN REEDaGeneral newsTravelWeather forecastsLifestyleWeatherFloodsSearch and rescue effortsStormsMissing personsAccidents and disastersMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsTexasDallasHoustonGulf of MexicoColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 05:16:46 GMTCalifornia beaches reopen after goo cleanup BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Seven miles of Southern California beach shut down for three days by an invasion of oily goo were reopened Friday evening after health officials declared the sand and water safe following a cleanup.By CHRISTOPHER WEBERaGeneral newsScienceCoastlines and beachesEnvironment and natureEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 02:49:55 GMTWisconsin jury convicts 'Saved by the Bell' actor Dustin Diamond of misdemeanors in stabbing WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin jury convicts 'Saved by the Bell' actor Dustin Diamond of misdemeanors in stabbing.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 03:37:27 GMTRangers come up a game short of playoff for The Cup again YORK (AP) — After losing the Stanley Cup final to the Los Angeles Kings last season, the New York Rangers came into the season with a simple motto: "Change the finish."By TOM CANAVANsSportsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsStanley Cup FinalsMen's sportsAthlete healthEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 04:13:41 GMTProsecutor: Judge makes errors in acquitting Ohio officer (AP) — While acknowledging he can't appeal an acquittal, an Ohio prosecutor says a judge made serious errors before finding a Cleveland police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed suspects, and he wants an appeals court to order the judge to correct the record.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 02:40:49 GMTCarl's, Hardee's CEO: Not all models know how to eat burgers YORK (AP) — Carl's Jr. and Hardee's ads starring nearly naked women have become a part of American culture, according to Andy Puzder, CEO of the chains' parent company.By CANDICE CHOIaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainment, 30 May 2015 04:46:45 GMTVerdict in at murder trial for Nevada trespasser killing, Nev. (AP) — A jury has reached a verdict in the Nevada murder trial of a man who shot two unarmed trespassers in the latest case to test the boundaries of so-called stand-your-ground laws.By SCOTT SONNERaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderNevadaRenoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 03:17:47 GMTFalcons LB Shembo waived after animal cruelty charge, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons waived linebacker Prince Shembo on Friday, shortly after he was charged with aggravated animal cruelty.aGeneral newsSportsAnimal crueltyCelebrityDogsCrimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMammalsAnimalsProfessional footballFootballLawrencevilleGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 May 2015 02:12:45 GMTNorth Korean ex-POWs who left homeland hope to visit, South Korea (AP) — After the Korean War ended in 1953, Kim Myeong Bok and 75 other North Korean prisoners of war detained in South Korea opted to live abroad rather than risk hostile welcomes in either half of their homeland. Now he wants to come home, though he may find little more than rejection and suspicion.By HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsPrisoners of warDocumentariesMoviesWar and unrestEntertainmentArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaSeoulNorth KoreaBrazilIndiaEast AsiaUnited StatesArgentinaAsiaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AsiaNorth America, 30 May 2015 06:04:46 GMT