FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 May 2015 16:35:56 -0700Conservative challenger Duda wins Polish presidential vote, Poland (AP) — Conservative challenger Andrzej Duda has won Poland's presidential election and ousted the incumbent in a runoff vote, according to official results Monday.By VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsElectionsEconomyLegislationForeign policyNational electionsBusinessLegislatureGovernment policyPolandWarsawEuropeRussiaEastern Europe, 25 May 2015 23:17:06 GMTFashion's greatest hits, misses on the Cannes red carpet, France (AP) — Cannes' red carpet can be as kind as it is cruel when it comes to fashion.By THOMAS ADAMSONiGeneral newsCelebrityCannes Film FestivalCoutureMoviesEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFashion designEventsFashionBeauty and fashionLifestylePersonal careFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 20:23:20 GMTColon gets 7th win, 2nd hit to lead Mets over Phillies 6-3 YORK (AP) — Bartolo Colon kept his helmet on this time.By RONALD BLUMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:35:39 GMTGabby Chaves is Indy 500 Rookie of the Year (AP) — Gabby Chaves was selected as the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year on Monday after finishing 16th in the race on Sunday.sSportsIndyCarAutomobile racingIndianapolis 500EventsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:26:48 GMTUS Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide, his office says, Miss. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran — the Mississippi Republican whose 2014 primary campaign drew national attention over an aspiring blogger's photos of his bedridden wife — has married his longtime aide, his office said Monday.By JEFF AMYaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsConspiracyLegal proceedingsCrimeMarriageLaw and orderFamily issuesSocial affairsMississippiHattiesburgUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:02:14 GMTTroubled Memphis-area cemetery reopens for family visits, Tenn. (AP) — Hundreds of relatives have visited the graves of deceased loved ones at a troubled Memphis-area cemetery for the first time since it closed more than a year ago, after its owner was arrested and charged with mishandling bodies.By ADRIAN SAINZaGeneral newsTennesseeMemphisUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:51:35 GMT15-year-old dies after being hit by baseball in Minnesota, Minn. (AP) — Police say a 15-year-old baseball player has died after being struck by a ball in the northern Minnesota city of Bemidji.aGeneral newsSportsBaseballMen's sportsBemidjiMinnesotaIowaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:53:24 GMTCharter nears deal for Time Warner Cable Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.By TALI ARBEL and DAVID KOENIGhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyConsumer protection and advocacyInternet technologyComputing and information technologyOwnership changesCorporate newsTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer affairs, 25 May 2015 22:45:21 GMTWhat does Ireland vote say about US debate on gay marriage? YORK (AP) — Ireland's national referendum on same-sex marriage, which was approved by 62 percent of the voters, comes just weeks ahead of an expected ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on whether to legalize gay marriage throughout the United States. A look at some of the parallels and contrasts in the two countries' situations:By DAVID CRARYaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansConstitutionsMarriageChristianityLegislatureConstitutional amendmentsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGovernment and politicsFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryIrelandUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:12:09 GMTJeb Bush to get own home at family compound in Kennebunkport, Maine (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is getting a house of his own at the family compound on the coast of Maine where generations of Bushes have spent summers.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:22:18 GMTFlores, Colon lead Mets over Phillies 6-3 YORK (AP) — Wilmer Flores hit a tiebreaking three-run homer off Justin De Fratus in the sixth inning to help Bartolo Colon win a day after the pitcher's 42nd birthday, and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Monday to stop a three-game losing streak.By RONALD BLUMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityNew YorkPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 25 May 2015 20:27:17 GMTCrews work to save animals after fire at Kansas pet store, Kan. (AP) — Veterinarians and emergency officials worked to save animals after a fire broke out at a Kansas pat store.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersLawrenceKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:04:08 GMTNFL player Ray McDonald arrested in domestic violence case CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Police say Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald assaulted a woman who was holding a baby and was arrested for domestic violence in Northern California.aGeneral newsSportsCelebrityCrimeArrestsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentViolent crimeProfessional footballFootballWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAnimal healthHealthLaw and orderViolenceCrimes against childrenSocial issuesSocial affairsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:26:10 GMTBrewers win challenge on disputed HR trot, fall to Giants (AP) — After a late-night arrival, the San Francisco Giants thought they'd quickly caught a bizarre break — Khris Davis was called out for missing the plate on his home run trot.By COLIN FLYsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:01:01 GMTRoark, Ramos lead Nationals past Cubs 2-1 (AP) — Wilson Ramos hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth, Tanner Roark pitched five effective innings and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Monday.By MATT CARLSONsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 21:28:32 GMTReal Madrid fires coach Ancelotti after disappointing season (AP) — Real Madrid fired coach Carlo Ancelotti on Monday as the Spanish club again showed it won't tolerate a season without a major trophy.By HAROLD HECKLEsSportsMen's soccerSoccerMen's sportsProfessional soccerSpainMadridWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 20:48:51 GMTCops: Man fires BB gun at 11-year-old, said boy shot his son, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man shot an 11-year-old boy in the chest with a BB gun on a playground because he said the boy had previously shot his own young son with the same kind of weapon, authorities said Monday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeMcKeesportPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:52:06 GMTThe Latest: Mexican president to visit tornado-stricken city p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsNatural disastersTornadoesStormsAccidents and disastersMissing personsDisaster planning and responseState governmentsAccidentsTransportationGovernment and politicsTexasMexicoDel RioSan MarcosCorpus ChristiHoustonSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 22:22:25 GMTTwister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.By SETH ROBBINS and MARK STEVENSONiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersTornadoesAccidents and disastersMissing personsSearch and rescue effortsEmergency managementMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsTexasMexicoSan MarcosDel RioUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 22:25:38 GMTUnusual wake held for Puerto Rican taxi driver JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican taxi driver Victor Perez Cardona's final fare was highly unusual: a wreath of flowers for his own funeral.iGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesPuerto RicoCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 22:32:29 GMTLong road back: Rangers' Josh Hamilton makes season debut (AP) — Back on a big league field, Josh Hamilton struck out on four pitches in the first inning Monday.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTexasClevelandUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhio, 25 May 2015 20:29:58 GMTMontoya gives IndyCar the Indianapolis 500 it needed (AP) — Extra! Extra! Juan Pablo Montoya still had to pay $2 to read all about it.By JENNA FRYERsSportsAutomobile racingMen's sportsAthlete injuriesIndyCarIndianapolis 500Formula OneNASCARAthlete healthEventsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:58:01 GMTVenus Williams ousted from French Open by Sloane Stephens (AP) — A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsTennisEventsMen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 22:43:16 GMTHahn tosses four-hitter, shuts down Detroit in Oakland win, Calif. (AP) — Jesse Hahn pitched a four-hitter for his first career complete game, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Monday for their first three-game winning streak this season.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSports transactionsSports businessBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:06:31 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 newsCelebrityObituariesComedy performanceMoviesEmmy AwardsEntertainmentTelevision programsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEventsAward showsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:09:52 GMTBears release Ray McDonald after arrest in California FRANCISCO (AP) — The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a baby.By KRISTIN J. BENDER and ANDREW SELIGMANaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsCelebrityCrimeArrestsViolent crimeSports businessEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAnimal healthHealthNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationLaw and orderCaliforniaSan FranciscoSan JoseUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 21:41:05 GMTBiden reassures Iraqi prime minister of US support (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq's government on Monday of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with thanks for "the enormous sacrifice and bravery of Iraqi forces" one day after Defense Secretary Ash Carter questioned the Iraqi military commitment.By KEVIN FREKING and SAMEER N. YACOUBwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReligious strifeMilitant groupsWar and unrestMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseIraqUnited StatesIranBaghdadMiddle EastNorth America, 25 May 2015 21:52:16 GMTBrazil prison riot leaves 8 dead, officials say DE JANEIRO (AP) — A prison riot in northeastern Brazil left eight inmates dead after a fight between two gangs quickly escalated, prison officials said.iGeneral newsHostage situationsCorrectional systemsLaw and orderBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 22:59:45 GMTHundreds of taxi drivers march in Mexico against Uber CITY (AP) — Hundreds of taxi drivers marched through Mexico City Monday chanting "Uber Out!" and demanding city authorities ban the online ride service.iBusinessGeneral newsMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 20:27:44 GMTSuspects charged in senior prank that released ladybug swarm, Md. (AP) — Police have charged seven suspects in a senior prank that released 72,000 ladybugs in a public high school.aGeneral newsBeetlesInsectsAnimalsMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 21:35:46 GMTAnonymous threats against airliners prompt plane searches YORK (AP) — Anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners, possibly from the same source, caused a scare on Monday involving four international flights at airports in New York and New Jersey.aBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesNew York CityUnited StatesNew YorkNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:13:07 GMTJamie Loeb of North Carolina is NCAA tennis champ, Texas (AP) — Jamie Loeb made it to the NCAA quarterfinals as a freshman. A year later, she is North Carolina's first singles tennis champion.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsTennisWomen's tennisWomen's sportsCollege sportsNorth CarolinaWacoTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:08:34 GMTAP PHOTOS: US reflects on veterans' sacrifices Memorial Day observances at Arlington National Cemetery, President Barack Obama spoke about the sacrifices made by the nation's veterans — and felt by their loved ones.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyle, 25 May 2015 22:41:42 GMTAP source: Cleveland reaches deal with Justice on policing (AP) — The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, according to a senior federal law enforcement official.By ERIC TUCKERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPoliceLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesClevelandUnited StatesOhioNorth America, 25 May 2015 23:08:43 GMTVirginia's Ryan Shane wins NCAA tennis title, Texas (AP) — Ryan Shane already shared one NCAA championship as part of Virginia's team title. The hard-hitting junior then rallied for an individual trophy as well.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsCollege sportsWacoVirginiaTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:05:56 GMTRussia plans to use prison labor for 2018 World Cup (AP) — Russian authorities want to use prison labor to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup.By JAMES ELLINGWORTHiGeneral newsSports2018 FIFA World Cup2022 FIFA World CupMen's soccerInternational soccerProfessional soccerFIFA World CupSoccerEventsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLabor issuesMen's sportsRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 25 May 2015 20:51:45 GMTReds lost 9th straight, Arenado leads Rockies to 5-4 win (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds lost their ninth straight game Monday as Nolan Arenado homered, had three hits and drove in the tiebreaking run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning off Aroldis Chapman that gave the Colorado Rockies a 5-4 victory.By JOE KAYsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsHamiltonCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:22:17 GMTFatal cherry picker accident occurred during demonstration, N.M. (AP) — A cherry picker accident that left a man and a boy dead and injured three other children happened as the man was giving the neighborhood kids a demonstration of the elevated lift, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersAlbuquerqueNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:52:39 GMTGardner, Yankees rough up Guthrie, Royals 14-1 YORK (AP) — Brett Gardner got a little silly after hitting the Yankees' third homer of the first inning, enthusiastically high-fiving his teammates as if he were trying to slap away the memory of a lost weekend of baseball.By HOWIE RUMBERGsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 21:56:45 GMTThe Latest on weather: Governor calls damage 'devastating' p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsNatural disastersTornadoesStormsAccidents and disastersMissing personsState governmentsAccidentsTransportationGovernment and politicsTexasDel RioSan MarcosMexicoCorpus ChristiHoustonSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 20:19:22 GMTAP source: Cleveland reaches settlement with US Justice Department over policing (AP) — AP source: Cleveland reaches settlement with US Justice Department over policing .wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:37:10 GMTOrioles beat Astros 4-3, hand Keuchel 1st loss (AP) — Caleb Joseph and Steve Pearce hit two-run homers off Dallas Keuchel, and the Baltimore Orioles dealt the left-hander his first loss in a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday.By DAVID GINSBURGsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSports businessAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsBaltimoreTexasHoustonMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:08:56 GMTAgent: 'Lawrence of Arabia' star Omar Sharif has Alzheimer's ANGELES (AP) — Legendary "Lawrence of Arabia" actor Omar Sharif is battling Alzheimer's disease, his agent Steve Kenis confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityNeurological disordersDiseases and conditionsHealthSeniors' healthEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 May 2015 21:58:45 GMTNolasco, Plouffe help Twins stay hot in 7-2 win over Red Sox (AP) — It's been a rocky season and a quarter for Ricky Nolasco since he joined the Minnesota Twins. The weight of a four-year, $49 million contract proved too much to bear in his first season, and his second year started with a trip to the disabled list.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthRochesterMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 22:09:58 GMTUCLA is No. 1 seed for 1st time in NCAA baseball tournament, Neb. (AP) — UCLA coach John Savage didn't expect his Bruins to be down for long after they went from being national champions in 2013 to finishing five games under .500 in 2014.By ERIC OLSONsSportsCollege sportsCoachingCollege baseballBaseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaOmahaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNebraska, 25 May 2015 22:01:07 GMTAP sources: Brady's appeal wouldn't be heard by Wednesday people familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press that Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal won't be heard by Wednesday's 10-day deadline.By ROB MAADDIsSportsProfessional footballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessFootball, 25 May 2015 22:24:43 GMTWoman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest, Wash. (AP) — The woman who had been hanging off the anchor chain of a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean ended her dayslong protest north of Seattle on Monday morning.aBusinessGeneral newsScienceProtests and demonstrationsPolitical activismPolitical and civil unrestEnergy industryIndustriesPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsArcticWashingtonBellinghamSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:13:21 GMT2 B.B. King daughters allege 2 closest aides poisoned him VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days are accusing King's two closest aides of poisoning him.By KEN RITTERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentObituariesPoisoningDiseases and conditionsHealthLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 May 2015 20:59:06 GMTFRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: Nadal, Djokovic finally get started (AP) — Two most-talked-about men at this year's French Open, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, finally play their first matches on Tuesday.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 25 May 2015 21:47:28 GMTThe Latest on weather: 12 missing people from 2 families p.m. CDTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsNatural disastersTornadoesStormsAccidents and disastersMissing personsState governmentsAccidentsTransportationGovernment and politicsTexasSan MarcosDel RioCorpus ChristiMexicoHoustonSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 May 2015 21:04:56 GMT