FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 06 May 2015 04:12:04 -0700Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in 2002 road death case, India (AP) — Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years in 2002 road death case.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityLegal proceedingsLaw and orderIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 06 May 2015 09:03:34 GMTReport: 2.2 million Iraqis displaced by Islamic State (AP) — A Norwegian humanitarian group says a record 38 million people have been internally displaced in their countries worldwide, with 2.2 million Iraqis alone forced to flee from their homes in 2014 after the Islamic State group overrun their areas.iGeneral newsSyriaNorwayMiddle EastIraqWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 11:04:28 GMTEngineers inspect quake-damaged homes in Nepal's capital, Nepal (AP) — More than a thousand engineers were checking damaged houses in Nepal's capital Wednesday and advising people about whether they are safe.iGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeProperty damageAccidents and disastersNatural disastersEventsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsia, 06 May 2015 10:24:01 GMTA bit late, Vatican officially approves Serra sainthood CITY (AP) — The Vatican's saint-making office has officially given its thumbs up for the Rev. Junipero Serra to be declared a saint — four months after Pope Francis announced he would canonize the controversial 18th-century missionary during his upcoming visit to the United States.By NICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsChristianitySainthoodReligionSocial affairsVatican CityWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 09:43:46 GMTBollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to 5 years, India (AP) — One of India's biggest and most popular movie stars, Salman Khan, was sentenced to five years in jail Wednesday on charges of running over five men sleeping on a sidewalk and killing one in a hit-and-run case that has dragged for more than 12 years.By RAJANISH KAKADEiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCelebrityPoor sanitationLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessPublic healthHealthIndiaMumbaiSouth AsiaAsia, 06 May 2015 10:33:57 GMTNigerian troops save 25 more kids, women from Boko Haram, Nigeria (AP) — The military says Nigerian troops have rescued 25 more children and women from Boko Haram as they continued to attack and destroy the extremists' camps in a forest stronghold.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsKidnappingCrimeNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 06 May 2015 10:20:41 GMTSyrian president acknowledges recent 'setbacks' in war (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad has acknowledged recent "setbacks" in the war against rebels trying to topple him.iGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle East, 06 May 2015 11:01:37 GMTMigrants' journey doesn't end at Europe's borders, France (AP) — After crossing seas and continents to reach Europe's outermost borders, desperate migrants don't stop there. They forge onward — including some 2,000 people from Afghanistan, Syria, Eritrea, Sudan and beyond currently camped out amid brush and dunes in the French port of Calais.iGeneral newsFranceUnited KingdomEuropeEnglish ChannelWestern Europe, 06 May 2015 09:13:53 GMTEU announces plans for more unified digital market (AP) — The European Union has unveiled a strategy to unify the continent's digital sector and help its technology companies compete with the dominant U.S. firms. It will also open an antitrust inquiry into the e-commerce sector.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyEconomyEurope, 06 May 2015 10:29:35 GMTBMW profits rise on SUVs, strong sales in UK, US, Germany (AP) — German luxury carmaker BMW increased its profits in the first quarter thanks to strong demand for its expensive SUVs and higher sales in the U.S. and Britain as well as in a recovering European market.iBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited KingdomGermanyUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 06 May 2015 08:53:10 GMTPolice in China fatally shoot man seeking aid for family (AP) — Chinese police fatally shot a man in northern China who was on his way to Beijing to ask the central government to help house and take care of his sons and elderly mother, police and a lawyer said Wednesday.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 06 May 2015 09:30:28 GMTFrancis Ford Coppola wins prestigious Spanish prize for arts (AP) — U.S. film director Francis Ford Coppola has been awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias arts prize for his outstanding contribution to the movie world.eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentSpainWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 10:33:07 GMTPhilippines says notorious bomb-maker killed by rebels, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino bomb-maker and one of the country's top terror suspects has been killed by a rival faction of Muslim rebels, the Philippine military said Wednesday.iGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsMilitant groupsWar and unrestBombingsTerrorismManilaPhilippinesSoutheast AsiaAsia, 06 May 2015 10:59:21 GMTScientific study shows 3 major pop movements since 1964 (AP) — A British research team has identified three major trends in popular music with the emergence of hip-hop judged the most significant.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 09:43:42 GMTA bit late, Vatican officially approves Junipero sainthood CITY (AP) — The Vatican's saint-making office has officially given its thumbs up for the Rev. Junipero Serra to be declared a saint — four months after Pope Francis announced he would canonize the controversial 18th-century missionary during his upcoming visit to the United States.iGeneral newsChristianitySainthoodReligionSocial affairsVatican CityWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 08:50:34 GMTPolice car involved in fatal pedestrian crash on turnpike, N.J. (AP) — A police car struck and killed two pedestrians on the New Jersey Turnpike.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 11:11:13 GMTText message causes tension in Portugal's coalition gov't, Portugal (AP) — A cell phone text message is straining relations between the two parties in Portugal's coalition government, which plan to stand together in a general election later this year.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsPortugalWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 11:03:04 GMTFrench investigators: Germanwings co-pilot tried controlled descent on previous flight (AP) — French investigators: Germanwings co-pilot tried controlled descent on previous flight.iBusinessGeneral newsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 10:07:41 GMTGermany: 4 arrests in alleged plot to attack Islamic targets (AP) — German authorities conducted raids across the country on Wednesday, seizing explosives and arresting four people accused of founding a right-wing extremist group to attack mosques and housing for asylum seekers.By KIRSTEN GRIESHABERiGeneral newsTerrorismArrestsCrimeBombingsNeo-NazismNazismWar and unrestLaw and orderTheftGovernment and politicsBerlinGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 10:52:30 GMTReport: Germanwings crash co-pilot tried descent previously (AP) — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 4525 appeared to practice a controlled descent on his previous flight, two hours before he crashed the A320 jet into a mountainside in March, French air accident investigators said Wednesday.By JAMEY KEATENiBusinessGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationFranceBarcelonaWestern EuropeEuropeSpain, 06 May 2015 11:00:06 GMTWoman seeks rescue from boyfriend in online pizza order PARK, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida woman who says her boyfriend was holding her and her children hostage sent a secret message asking for help in an online pizza order.aGeneral newsHostage situationsCrimeFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 09:03:54 GMTEurope stocks gain as Wall St. set for rebound, Asia down, South Korea (AP) — European stock markets got off to a solid start Wednesday as U.S. futures pointed to a rebound on Wall Street. Asian markets closed lower, dented by weak earnings in Australia, a jump in oil prices and volatility in Chinese stocks.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment payStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesCommodity marketsSouth KoreaEast AsiaAustraliaUnited StatesEuropeGreeceAsiaOceaniaNorth AmericaWestern Europe, 06 May 2015 10:30:33 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newsWar and unrest, 06 May 2015 10:20:17 GMTMichigan voters defeat tax hike in debate over road funding, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers will be forced to consider yet another alternative to address Michigan's deteriorating roads after voters' resounding rejection of a ballot measure that would have increased taxes to pump $1.2 billion a year more into transportation infrastructure.By DAVID EGGERTpGovernment and politicsElectionsLegislatureLocal governmentsLegislationState legislatureIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment financeGovernment business and financeState governmentsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 10:14:22 GMTTurkish election board rejects complaint against Erdogan (AP) — Turkey's electoral board has rejected a complaint by the main pro-Kurdish party accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of violating rules that require him to be impartial.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsTurkeyIstanbulMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 09:21:46 GMTGermany sees rise in anti-Semitic, anti-foreigner crime (AP) — Germany's top security official says new statistics show a sharp rise in anti-Semitic offenses last year, as well as in crimes against foreigners.iGeneral newsRadicalismGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 10:18:33 GMTNigerian troops who fled Boko Haram now have them on the run, Nigeria (AP) — A year ago, a dozen Nigerian troops fighting about 200 Boko Haram militants in the town of Chibok exhausted their ammunition and ran, leaving the road open for the abduction of nearly 300 girls.By MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsInternational incidentsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerrorismGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNigeriaNigerAfricaCameroonWest AfricaChadCentral Africa, 06 May 2015 08:45:29 GMTAfghan judge sentences 4 to death in mob killing of woman, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan court on Wednesday convicted and sentenced four men to death for their role in the brutal mob killing of a woman in Kabul in March — a slaying that shocked the nation and spurred calls for authorities to ensure women's rights to equality and protection from violence.By LYNNE O'DONNELL and AMIR SHAHiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeViolent crimeHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 06 May 2015 10:52:17 GMTKerry says he'll discuss pause in Yemen war with Saudis (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says he will discuss with Saudi Arabian officials how to implement a "humanitarian pause" in Yemen's civil war.By BRADLEY KLAPPERiGovernment and politicsWar and unrestCivil warsInternational relationsDrone surveillance and warfareLegislatureGeneral newsDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessDjiboutiUnited StatesYemenEast AfricaAfricaNorth AmericaMiddle EastSomaliaSaudi Arabia, 06 May 2015 10:16:54 GMTPHOTOS: Skywriter's message of love, peace and smiley faces ORLEANS (AP) — High above New Orleans, a small plane rolled in tight barrels, trailing smoke to create inspirational messages: smiley faces, peace signs, hearts and words like "jazz," ''amen" and — in a true testament of flying ability — "transform."By GERALD HERBERTaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsFairs and festivalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleNew OrleansHammondLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 08:43:39 GMTBritain's UKIP drops candidate for saying he'd shoot rival (AP) — As Britain's political leaders spent a final day campaigning Wednesday, the election race drew to a bumpy close for the U.K. Independence Party, which suspended a candidate for saying he would shoot his Conservative opponent.By JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europe, 06 May 2015 11:18:16 GMTBaltimore mayor to announce DOJ partnership (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will announce a new partnership between the city and the U.S. Department of Justice.aGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 10:50:55 GMTFrench investigators to release report on Germanwings crash (AP) — France's air accident investigation agency says it will release an interim report about the crash of Germanwings Flight 4525, amid lingering questions about why the co-pilot appeared to intentionally drive the plane into the French Alps.iGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 09:03:44 GMTIdaho officer fatally shot; man held after high-speed chase, Wash. (AP) — A 26-year-old north Idaho man accused of fatally shooting a veteran police officer and stealing his patrol car has been ordered held on $2 million bail.By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSaGeneral newsTheftViolent crimeCrimeIdahoWashingtonCoeur d'AleneSpokaneUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 10:45:13 GMTSurvey finds eurozone business activity robust in April (AP) — A closely-watched survey is indicating that economic activity across the 19-country eurozone grew at a steady pace in April, with Spain and Ireland doing particularly well.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyEuropeUnited KingdomWestern Europe, 06 May 2015 09:06:09 GMTMigrants rescued after 12 days at sea, UN to hear of crisis, Sicily (AP) — Italian crews have rescued a boatload of migrants who say they were at sea for 12 days, as the U.N. Security Council gears up to hear first-hand about the Mediterranean migrant crisis.iGeneral newsItalySicilyWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 11:10:32 GMTIran to release seized Maersk vessel after it pays fine, Iran (AP) — A Marshal Islands-flagged cargo vessel seized by Iranian forces as it was traversing the Strait of Hormuz last month will likely be released in two days, after it pays a fine, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Wednesday.By AMIR VAHDATiBusinessGeneral newsInternational incidentsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTehranIranUnited StatesStrait of HormuzMiddle EastNorth America, 06 May 2015 10:18:04 GMTScientific study: Beatles, Stones eclipsed by hip-hop impact (AP) — The impact of hip-hop's arrival on the pop music scene eclipsed that of the Beatles-led British invasion of 1964, a computer analysis of 17,000 songs has found.By GREGORY KATZiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 10:27:08 GMTUAE to explore Mars' atmosphere with probe named 'Hope', United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates says its planned 2020 mission to Mars will study the planet's atmosphere and will be appropriately named "Hope."iGeneral newsSciencePlanetsSpace explorationAtmospheric scienceAstronomyEarth scienceUnited Arab EmiratesDubaiMiddle East, 06 May 2015 10:55:23 GMTRussia's failed cargo spacecraft to fall from orbit Friday (AP) — Russian space agency Roscosmos says the cargo ship that failed in its mission to deliver supplies to the International Space Station will fall from orbit on Friday.iGeneral newsScienceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 09:00:07 GMTGreece makes IMF payment, another looms, Greece (AP) — Greece is making a 200 million euro ($222 million) repayment to the International Monetary Fund, though another, larger one looms next week that it will struggle to manage.iBusinessGeneral newsFinancial servicesIndustriesGreeceWestern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 09:22:14 GMT5 Ukrainian troops killed as cease-fire teeters on brink, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine says five government troops battling separatist forces in the east have been killed in one of the worst single days of bloodshed since a cease-fire was declared in February.iGeneral newsWar and unrestCease firesUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 06 May 2015 10:45:49 GMTDetermination and peanut butter fuel Ohio State LB Lee, Ohio (AP) — Fueled by a mix of confidence, determination, peanut butter and chocolate milk, Ohio State linebacker Darron Lee is right where he always knew he belonged — even if others weren't so sure.By RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth America, 06 May 2015 11:11:14 GMTMixed signals emerge for eurozone economy (AP) — Following a solid start to the year, signs emerged Wednesday that the 19-country eurozone economy is losing some traction.By PAN PYLASiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyRetail and wholesale sector performanceConsumer products and servicesIndustriesEuropeUnited KingdomWestern Europe, 06 May 2015 09:30:07 GMTAP Interview: Uganda's president says he's the one bullied NATIONS (AP) — There is so much freedom in Uganda that it's nearly anarchy, the country's president joked, stepping carefully around what's an open secret back home: Yoweri Museveni will run for yet another term next year, and surely he will win.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsUgandaAfricaEast AfricaCentral Africa, 06 May 2015 11:03:19 GMTEngineers inspecting quake-damaged homes in Nepal's capital, Nepal (AP) — More than a thousand engineers are checking damaged houses in Nepal's capital and advising people about whether they are safe.iGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeProperty damageNatural disastersEventsAccidents and disastersNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsia, 06 May 2015 09:19:46 GMT2nd Uber office in China under investigation (AP) — Chinese police have visited Uber offices in a second city in a widening investigation into the company's operations in China.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsCorporate legal affairsCorporate newsChinaChengduBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 06 May 2015 09:49:10 GMTFrance: Lubitz tried controlled descent on previous flight (AP) — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 4525 tried a controlled descent on the previous flight that morning to Barcelona before the plane crashed into a mountainside in March on its way back to Germany, French air accident investigators said in a new report released Wednesday.iBusinessGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEventsFranceGermanyBarcelonaWestern EuropeEuropeSpain, 06 May 2015 10:28:03 GMTIsraeli-Arab group slams end of police fatal shooting probe (AP) — An Arab civil rights group has slammed Israeli police over closing its investigation into the fatal shooting of an Arab that sparked violent protests last year.iGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLaw and orderCrimeViolent crimeIsraelMiddle East, 06 May 2015 11:17:02 GMTIsrael's Netanyahu races to form narrow coalition government (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was racing against the clock Wednesday to put together a governing coalition or else face an almost unimaginable scenario by which he would be forced out of office.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsJudaismReligionSocial affairsIsraelMiddle East, 06 May 2015 10:06:32 GMT