FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 03 May 2016 13:13:44 -07:00Parents sue over lead in water at New Jersey city's schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b70bfb73cda449a2861fc9d3cc0bf0abTue, 03 May 2016 20:07:02 GMTNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Parents have filed a federal lawsuit against New Jersey's largest school district over lead found in drinking water.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b70bfb73cda449a2861fc9d3cc0bf0abFilipino militants threaten 3 hostages after beheading 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ba3ba9da25b48ac8eacbf7f5900e63bTue, 03 May 2016 19:41:00 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Muslim militants have threatened to kill three more hostages in their jungle base in the southern Philippines more than a week after beheading a Canadian man when their multi-million dollar ransom demands were not met.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ba3ba9da25b48ac8eacbf7f5900e63bHighlights from the 77th running of the Indianapolis 500http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1ff04077c574f3abdb0c4c7f3781430Tue, 03 May 2016 19:10:56 GMTRACE: 77th Indianapolis 500http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1ff04077c574f3abdb0c4c7f3781430Rousseff lights Olympic flame as protesters hit the streetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9049139700b41858481c8c3b9568aedTue, 03 May 2016 18:55:19 GMTBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's embattled President Dilma Rousseff ignited the Olympic flame on Tuesday, as a nationwide torch relay got underway with protests highlighting the country's deep political and economic crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9049139700b41858481c8c3b9568aedA timeline of the 123-year history of the Tampa Tribunehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/848458fc832146f0b5ed4613d7612e97Tue, 03 May 2016 19:37:13 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Tribune has a long and storied 123-year history in Florida. It started in 1893, won a Pulitzer in 1966 and in 1999 became one of the first newspapers in the nation to "converge" with a TV station when it shared a newsroom with WFLA. Here is a timeline:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/848458fc832146f0b5ed4613d7612e97Judge who drank Flint water recuses himself from casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da60d1d471db439a81de9b5aba08bcbcTue, 03 May 2016 19:29:23 GMTFLINT, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge has disqualified himself from handling a lawsuit over Flint's lead-tainted water because he worked in the city for four months and drank the water.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da60d1d471db439a81de9b5aba08bcbcDear Mama: Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97706e061a4d4395bb47824a347d3a57Tue, 03 May 2016 19:28:25 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Afeni Shakur, the former Black Panther who inspired the work of her son, rap icon Tupac Shakur, and fostered his legacy for decades after he was slain, has died of an apparent heart attack, authorities said Tuesday. She was 69.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97706e061a4d4395bb47824a347d3a57IMS Health and Quintiles merging in $9 billion stock dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba87e3dde9a24b4cafe8b7d9add8c970Tue, 03 May 2016 19:23:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Health care data company IMS Health and Quintiles, which helps drug companies with clinical trial research, say they are merging in an all-stock deal worth nearly $9 billion.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba87e3dde9a24b4cafe8b7d9add8c970US combat death in Iraq reflects intensifying warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e90ce10af1044e5bca9add0a35ad75cTue, 03 May 2016 19:01:51 GMTSTUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death Tuesday of a U.S Navy SEAL who was advising Kurdish forces in Iraq coincides with a gradually deepening American role in fighting a resilient Islamic State, even as the Iraqis struggle to muster the military and political strength to defeat the militants.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e90ce10af1044e5bca9add0a35ad75cFlorida's largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, says it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribunehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdb765066fdb4eb799697ca2d69b60cbTue, 03 May 2016 19:12:57 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida's largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, says it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdb765066fdb4eb799697ca2d69b60cbBody pulled from river was woman who abandoned baby in NYhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95f57bacabf642549663b018e4f82775Tue, 03 May 2016 20:08:25 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — A woman who was charged with abandoning her baby in a Manhattan subway station in 2014 has been found dead in the Mississippi River in St. Louis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95f57bacabf642549663b018e4f82775Officials: Candles possible cause of NYC church firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b483c383f45d43ac8b7e240dc3f6665dTue, 03 May 2016 19:14:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Fire department officials say the cause of a blaze that destroyed a historic New York City church is under investigation but it could have been candles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b483c383f45d43ac8b7e240dc3f6665dFrom lab to sanctuary: 220 research chimps being relocatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75ff60ca61f848be87753ac64891a9beTue, 03 May 2016 19:02:05 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana university says all 220 chimpanzees at its research lab in New Iberia will be moving to a new sanctuary in north Georgia, in what appears to be a first for a non-federal lab.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75ff60ca61f848be87753ac64891a9beBroadway musical 'Hamilton' does what it always does _ stunshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75bf278a26d6441b8b967be287afe48cTue, 03 May 2016 20:06:31 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards are being nicknamed this year the "Hamil-Tonys" in recognition that "Hamilton" is the show to beat. That was proven again Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75bf278a26d6441b8b967be287afe48cFuneral for 6 slain family members held in southern Ohiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89e61a7d24e447abbb21cc5ad9b0a343Tue, 03 May 2016 19:51:48 GMTWEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Black hearses carried six of the eight family members slain in southern Ohio to a hillside cemetery, where mourners crowded around blue tents shielding the caskets Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89e61a7d24e447abbb21cc5ad9b0a343School sacks nation's last tackle powder-puff football gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4920047c7224d3198f67671f4ff7edaTue, 03 May 2016 19:41:02 GMTJUPITER, Fla. (AP) — What boosters describe as the nation's last tackle powder-puff football game is no more, at least for now.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4920047c7224d3198f67671f4ff7edaGet yer Dodger Dogs! Snack being sold outside ballparkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b39d56ac2ca14ed7bf36588c87569d6dTue, 03 May 2016 18:45:10 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Get yer Dodger Dogs right here! The iconic hot dogs are being sold for the first time outside Dodger Stadium.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b39d56ac2ca14ed7bf36588c87569d6dEx-49er Stubblefield denies sexually assaulting womanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c15d64a171ba49e5b127ee7b66a97a11Tue, 03 May 2016 19:14:43 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A former San Francisco 49er defensive lineman charged with raping a "developmentally delayed" woman denied the charges Tuesday, saying the episode was a consensual encounter with a mentally competent woman who asked for money and a job afterward.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c15d64a171ba49e5b127ee7b66a97a11Corporate earnings keep falling, but there are signs of lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac64feae5da940afbff6f3d738b77267Tue, 03 May 2016 19:56:43 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Are we there yet? It's another weak quarter on Wall Street, but there are some signs corporate America will come out of its recent funk.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac64feae5da940afbff6f3d738b77267Justice Dept. to provide watchdog faster access to recordshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bfc8c729f734b93816f5786a9eec775Tue, 03 May 2016 19:42:43 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said it intends to provide its inspector general with quicker access to documents that the watchdog office says it's been delayed in receiving.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bfc8c729f734b93816f5786a9eec775Refs say they missed call on Waiters, plan to train for ithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a010d1b51f8d47c69657cb11e1e4efe1Tue, 03 May 2016 18:50:11 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — NBA referees say their missed foul on Oklahoma City's Dion Waiters as he inbounded the ball was a play they had never seen before.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a010d1b51f8d47c69657cb11e1e4efe1Wilmore says his 'tone didn't fit room' in DC performancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db74c30d9c0a415f82fc0f72ec21df19Tue, 03 May 2016 19:00:17 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Comic Larry Wilmore says his "tone didn't fit the room" at the White House Correspondents Association speech but believes his use of the term "n---a" to address President Obama may open an important dialogue for the country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db74c30d9c0a415f82fc0f72ec21df19Prison guard says he fired as he was punched at biker brawlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70de11e4946e4ed68e6e51d4a7eb2d0fTue, 03 May 2016 19:36:38 GMTDENVER (AP) — Newly released police reports show a Colorado corrections officer who killed a man during a shootout at a Denver motorcycle show told investigators he fired the first shot because he was being punched and cornered.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70de11e4946e4ed68e6e51d4a7eb2d0fThe Latest: Animal advocate: 'High time' chimps were movedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/781046f9051e471b8c2c721ba594665eTue, 03 May 2016 19:40:09 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on chimps being moved from Louisiana lab to sanctuary (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/781046f9051e471b8c2c721ba594665eWoman wounded in Wisconsin interstate shooting dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e767dde6d31748fba2db3c1721e759c1Tue, 03 May 2016 19:31:51 GMTMADISON, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois woman has died after being shot during an apparently random drive-by shooting along a Wisconsin interstate while traveling home with her husband and children, federal officials said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e767dde6d31748fba2db3c1721e759c1Good Samaritan killed trying to help wounded Texas womanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73377fa3e495458cb30798dae07b3b7aTue, 03 May 2016 20:07:15 GMTARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A young soldier shot and wounded his wife outside a Dallas-area store and then gunned down a father of three who grabbed his own gun and tried to make a citizen's arrest, authorities say.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73377fa3e495458cb30798dae07b3b7aIndiana voters get their say in high-stakes primaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dd0b717e5534bee8c9e4d11ef0ca157Tue, 03 May 2016 19:58:54 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Voters in Indiana are in the spotlight in a big way. That's because the delegate math going into Tuesday's primary means Indiana represents one of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's last chances to stop Donald Trump's march to the 1,237 delegates the billionaire businessman needs to clinch the GOP nomination outright and avoid a contested convention. The stakes are not as high on the Democratic side. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton already has a commanding lead in the delegate race. It's not impossible for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to catch up, but Indiana could make it much harder.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dd0b717e5534bee8c9e4d11ef0ca157Defense claims 'mystery man' is 'Grim Sleeper' serial killerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a45e8764fd99493eb2bfc77708d0cdc8Tue, 03 May 2016 19:41:07 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for the man accused in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings in Los Angeles told jurors Tuesday that a "mystery man" was the real killer.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a45e8764fd99493eb2bfc77708d0cdc8School sacks nation's last tackle powderpuff football gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bde0163aa3684e7ea20b252c53af4f7bTue, 03 May 2016 18:54:40 GMTJUPITER, Fla. (AP) — What boosters describe as the nation's last tackle powderpuff football game is no more, at least for now.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bde0163aa3684e7ea20b252c53af4f7bIt takes a village to corral a llama in Coloradohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e40696096bb5408aa3df40767e4bce9aTue, 03 May 2016 19:27:06 GMTBOULDER, Colo. (AP) — It took a village and two hours to corral an uncooperative llama named Ethel who escaped from her pasture in rural Colorado and wandered near some busy roadways.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e40696096bb5408aa3df40767e4bce9aMan arrested after toddler stabbed to death in Los Angeleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f84de239d6c7461d85b22e99d6e2e033Tue, 03 May 2016 20:06:47 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man is suspected of stabbing his live-in girlfriend and her 2-year-old daughter in their home, killing the little girl and critically wounding her mother, who was five months pregnant, authorities said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f84de239d6c7461d85b22e99d6e2e033Daniel Aaron, groundbreaking scholar, dead at 103http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5ca5e6f6dd0472dab893b905bb569daTue, 03 May 2016 19:15:21 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Aaron, a founding scholar and ambassador of American studies who explored and explained his country through books, essays and diplomatic missions and helped preserve the literary canon as the first president of the Library of America, has died.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5ca5e6f6dd0472dab893b905bb569daThe Latest: Ex-NY Assembly Speaker sentenced to 12 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e089b64e06a4d8597e8e8570b8c5821Tue, 03 May 2016 19:38:37 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's sentencing in a $5 million corruption case (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e089b64e06a4d8597e8e8570b8c5821Teacher sick-outs close most Detroit schools for a 2nd dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7708e5d2e81468ab72942372de80e7aTue, 03 May 2016 19:45:48 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Michigan lawmakers moved swiftly Tuesday to advance a $500 million plan to restructure Detroit public schools by creating a new district — a proposal designed to ease the concerns of teachers who closed the district for a second consecutive day by calling out sick.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7708e5d2e81468ab72942372de80e7aTampa Bay Times purchases main competitor, the Tampa Tribunehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d301defb548465f80dd8acfb5b8a592Tue, 03 May 2016 19:46:44 GMTST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida's largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, said Tuesday it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune, ending a decades-long newspaper rivalry.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d301defb548465f80dd8acfb5b8a592Prince's death: The view from front lines of drug epidemichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c138f1de09b340c79f35711bece67a78Tue, 03 May 2016 20:06:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — On the front lines of America's fight against a drug-abuse epidemic, there have been emotional, sometimes contradictory reactions to news that investigators are looking into whether Prince died of an overdose.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c138f1de09b340c79f35711bece67a78Trump repeats unsubstantiated claim Cruz dad has Oswald tieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/585d5cfd8190495ea635692853262542Tue, 03 May 2016 19:38:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Republican front-runner Donald Trump rehashed unsubstantiated claims Tuesday that his rival Ted Cruz's father has links to President John F. Kennedy's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/585d5cfd8190495ea635692853262542Target faces backlash on stance on transgender bathroomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df5a80d5f2d14f3d88dbbc4040769832Tue, 03 May 2016 20:00:45 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Target is facing increasing criticism for its transgender bathroom policy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df5a80d5f2d14f3d88dbbc4040769832Former NY top political powerbroker gets 12 years in prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce800fb6c479495486db2fb08304b88aTue, 03 May 2016 19:45:39 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was sentenced to 12 years in prison Tuesday, capping one of the steepest falls from grace in the state's lineup of crooked politicians for a consummate backroom dealer who wielded power for over two decades.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce800fb6c479495486db2fb08304b88aDERBY 2016: A touch of gray gives 142nd Derby striking lookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c06f5ea687244aeb2649c72b5d92e74Tue, 03 May 2016 19:43:25 GMTThe 142nd Kentucky Derby is showing its age, in a gray kind of way.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c06f5ea687244aeb2649c72b5d92e74Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, once one of state's premier powerbrokers, gets 12 years in prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c818455ea2414437861fc73e8ca61d35Tue, 03 May 2016 19:36:15 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, once one of state's premier powerbrokers, gets 12 years in prison.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c818455ea2414437861fc73e8ca61d35The Latest: Hopes for healing after funeral for 6 relativeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76725739a26b4de7bef1312e10670f1eTue, 03 May 2016 19:12:22 GMTWEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for six of the eight people shot in massacre in rural Ohio (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76725739a26b4de7bef1312e10670f1eUN chief names choices for top UN environments postshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea2f274abbc742adb7f992667d00952dTue, 03 May 2016 19:07:48 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Norway's former environment and development minister Erik Solheim to head the U.N. environment agency and announced his choice of Mexican ambassador Patricia Espinosa Cantellano for the U.N.'s top post to tackle climate change.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea2f274abbc742adb7f992667d00952dMetLife fined $20M for variable annuities switcheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0498131d38b450b9407cb159144e32aTue, 03 May 2016 18:58:11 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — MetLife has been fined $20 million by Wall Street's policing body for misleading customers in switching them from variable annuities contracts into more expensive ones.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0498131d38b450b9407cb159144e32aSouth Carolina military police on tap for Guantanamo forcehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2c6a5d95efe42519ea9f1f2bda1d885Tue, 03 May 2016 19:07:08 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Military police from the South Carolina Army National Guard have been ordered to prepare for a possible deployment to Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba as early as this fall, a Guard official said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2c6a5d95efe42519ea9f1f2bda1d885Kerry warns Assad to start transition by Aug. 1 _ or elsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f59e76a0b04433fb75ab2498e9b07d7Tue, 03 May 2016 20:08:35 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry warned Syria's government and its backers in Moscow and Tehran on Tuesday that they face an August deadline for starting a political transition to move President Bashar Assad out, or they risk the consequences of a new U.S. approach toward ending the 5-year-old civil war.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f59e76a0b04433fb75ab2498e9b07d7Attorney: Prosecutors dropping marijuana dispensary casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bffe76cd9d2048a1b88308b5726009eeTue, 03 May 2016 20:07:22 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have agreed to drop a nearly four-year effort to seize the property of a California medical marijuana dispensary billed as the nation's largest, the dispensary's attorney said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bffe76cd9d2048a1b88308b5726009eeOrioles place SS JJ Hardy on DL with foot fracturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82f9a5d5055b4e3f90e06c7366b42a45Tue, 03 May 2016 19:55:55 GMTBALTIMORE (AP) — Shortstop J.J. Hardy has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Baltimore Orioles because of a hairline fracture in his left foot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82f9a5d5055b4e3f90e06c7366b42a453 Red Cross employees abducted in eastern Congohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acd2cc3d2abc48bc88d3ebea540cb3dfTue, 03 May 2016 19:21:10 GMTKINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Three employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross have been abducted in eastern Congo.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acd2cc3d2abc48bc88d3ebea540cb3df'Blues Brothers' cartoon show tuning up for a television gighttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd6bf16d3909447aa49a3e760d804e6eTue, 03 May 2016 19:08:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — "The Blues Brothers" could be coming to TV as a prime-time animated comedy series.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd6bf16d3909447aa49a3e760d804e6e