FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Apr 2015 19:39:51 -0700Redskins WR DeSean Jackson set to appear on BET reality show YORK (AP) — Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson is coming to reality TV.eArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentSports mediaProfessional footballFootball, 24 Apr 2015 23:18:54 GMTJudge: Fired Ohio State band director's lawsuit may proceed, Ohio (AP) — A band director fired by Ohio State University for allowing a "sexualized culture" within its celebrated marching band may move forward with his civil rights lawsuit against the school, a federal judge ruled Friday.aGeneral newsSportsHigher educationEducationNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial affairsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Apr 2015 23:37:30 GMTSwafford, Weekley atop Zurich Classic leaderboard, La. (AP) — Hudson Swafford didn't want to dwell on the pressure of the high-stakes weekend that awaits him.By BRETT MARTELsSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsLouisianaNew OrleansEast AsiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 00:04:44 GMTEx-Guantanamo detainees in Uruguay protest at US Embassy, Uruguay (AP) — Four freed Guantanamo Bay detainees protested in front of the U.S. Embassy on Friday night, saying they were angry about being asked to leave a Uruguayan hotel that had been housing them and demanding Washington help them financially.By LEONARDO HABERKORN and PETER PRENGAMANiGeneral newsEmbassiesGovernment and politicsInternational relationsUruguayCubaUnited StatesMontevideoSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 01:11:44 GMTJury convicts 3 of manslaughter Florida A&M hazing death, Fla. (AP) — The last three defendants in the death of a Florida A&M drum major were convicted of manslaughter and hazing Friday, ending a 3-year-old case that shined a light on ritualized hazing within the school's famed marching band.By MIKE SCHNEIDERaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsHazing ritualsCrimeLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceEducation issuesEducationOrlandoFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:02:13 GMTHawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21 (AP) — A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor.By CATHY BUSSEWITZaBusinessGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsSmall businessLegislationLocal governmentsLegislatureHawaiiKailua-KonaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:21:55 GMTLogano wins pole at Richmond, his third of the season, Va. (AP) — Joey Logano has won the pole position for Saturday night's NASCAR Sptint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway.By HANK KURZ Jr.sSportsAutomobile racingNASCARRichmondVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Apr 2015 23:07:25 GMTGeorgia university cancels classes in flap over flag protest, Ga. (AP) — Student demonstrators who walked on an American flag to protest racism sparked a countermovement, prompting a south Georgia university to cancel classes Friday ahead of a rally that drew a large crowd to Valdosta.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsEducationVeteransPolitical and civil unrestSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesValdostaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Apr 2015 23:05:05 GMTAttorneys: Memo shows special treatment for reserve deputy, Okla. (AP) — Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect, according to a report released Friday by lawyers for the dead man's family.By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesViolent crimeGovernment and politicsOklahomaTulsaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 01:42:23 GMTNo contest plea by dog owners in jogger's death, Mich. (AP) — The owners of two dogs that got loose and killed a jogger in Michigan pleaded no contest Friday to a reduced charge.aGeneral newsDogsCrimeMammalsAnimalsAccidentsAccidents and disastersViolent crimeMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:04:02 GMT2 missing sisters found in Michigan after nearly 2 weeks POINT, Mich. (AP) — Two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska who were missing for nearly two weeks in Michigan were found Friday near Lake Superior in a remote part of the Upper Peninsula where their car got stuck.aGeneral newsMichiganLake SuperiorUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 01:12:45 GMTChileans moved after dangerous volcanic mudflows detected, Chile (AP) — Authorities urged 2,000 people living near the Calbuco volcano to evacuate Friday after potentially devastating mudflows of volcanic debris were detected in a nearby river, the result of two huge eruptions this week that sent ash across large swaths of southern South America.By LUIS HIDALGO and LUIS ANDRES HENAOiGeneral newsAir travel disruptionsEvacuationsVolcanoesExplosionsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersTransportationEnvironment and natureChileSantiagoBuenos AiresArgentinaUruguaySouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 Apr 2015 00:03:13 GMTPolice: NY airplane cleaner pocketed 1,429 liquor bottles YORK (AP) — Police say airplane cleaner has been arrested on charges she pocketed nearly $15,000 worth of contraband from grounded planes, including nearly 1,500 unopened bottles of liquor.aGeneral newsTheftCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:06:35 GMTWynn Resorts shareholders: Elaine Wynn won't return to board VEGAS (AP) — Elaine Wynn failed Friday to win re-election to the board of Wynn Resort Ltd. — the casino-hotel company she co-founded with ex-husband Steve Wynn — a development that ended a feud over the issue.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:08:02 GMTKeith Urban, Jimmy Cliff headline opening day of Jazz Fest ORLEANS (AP) — Friday's opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival highlighted a worldwide spectrum of musical influences, from the alternative Chicago-based rock band Wilco to Irish singer-guitarist Hozier and the Jamaican and reggae stylings of singer Jimmy Cliff.By STACEY PLAISANCEeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentWeatherGeneral newsNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 01:03:49 GMTRays hit 3 homers in 12-3 victory over Blue Jays PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — James Loney, Rene Rivera and Tim Beckham each hit a two-run homer, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 12-3 on Friday night.By DICK SCANLONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTampaTorontoFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 25 Apr 2015 01:47:39 GMTGolf Capsules, La. (AP) — Hudson Swafford shot a 6-under 66 for a share of the Zurich Classic lead with Boo Weekley when second-round play was suspended Friday because of the threat of severe weather.By The Associated PresssSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfLouisianaShanghaiUnited StatesNorth AmericaChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 00:14:46 GMTTime magazine longtime film critic Richard Corliss dies YORK (AP) — Richard Corliss, the longtime film critic for Time magazine, has died after suffering a major stroke last week, the magazine said Friday. He was 71.eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentObituaries, 25 Apr 2015 01:01:20 GMTStarbucks reports register outage in stores in US, Canada (AP) — Starbucks says a sales register computer glitch has disrupted sales at 8,000 company-operated stores in the United States and Canada.aBusinessGeneral newsCanadaSeattleUnited StatesWashingtonNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 01:34:03 GMTYost insists Royals not to blame for string of fights (AP) — Manager Ned Yost insists his Kansas City Royals are not at fault for a string of fights. He blames the other teams.By ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaChicagoOaklandUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinois, 25 Apr 2015 01:03:21 GMTAide to Mississippi Sen. Cochran arrested on drug charge (AP) — An aide to Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has been charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine after federal agents raided his home.wGovernment and politicsDrug-related crimeArrestsLegislatureCrimeGeneral newsLaw and orderUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:37:27 GMTIs ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes (AP) — Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.By MARY CLARE JALONICKwBusinessFood and drinkHealthGovernment and politicsLifestyleFood safetyProduction facilitiesSeniorsProducts and servicesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Apr 2015 23:57:58 GMTCourt: Iowa casino doesn't have to pay $41M jackpot error CITY, Iowa (AP) — When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big. The screen said: "The reels have rolled your way! Bonus Award - $41797550.16."By RYAN J. FOLEYhtBusinessGeneral newsOdditiesTechnologySports transactionsSports businessSportsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesIowaIowa CityWaterlooUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Apr 2015 22:48:34 GMTMissing mariner is man who survived 12 days lost at sea (AP) — A Hawaii fisherman is missing again, just a few months after surviving 12 days lost at sea.By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMissing personsAccidentsAccidents and disastersHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:07:24 GMTCanadian Henderson shoots tournament record for LPGA lead CITY, Calif. (AP) — Brooke Henderson has no photo on the LPGA Tour's website and has to rely on sponsor exemptions to get into tournaments after being denied an age waiver to even play at Q-school.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsCaliforniaMercedEast AsiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 00:24:44 GMTColumn: Bonds, Clemens, Rose deserve to be in Cooperstown Bonds and Roger Clemens deserve their plaques in Cooperstown.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsDopingDoping regulationsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 25 Apr 2015 00:42:16 GMTStart of dwarf planet mission delayed after small mix-up ANGELES (AP) — NASA said Friday observations of a dwarf planet have been delayed slightly after a communication glitch.aGeneral newsScienceDwarf planetsSpace explorationPlanetsAstronomyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Apr 2015 23:03:07 GMT'Junkyard Dog' Carroll finally makes his mark with the Hawks (AP) — When DeMarre Carroll is having one of those nights where the shots just won't fall, like Game 2 of the playoffs, he doesn't get down on himself.By PAUL NEWBERRYaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Apr 2015 23:24:42 GMTTruckers could stay off job at nation's busiest port complex ANGELES (AP) — Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Southern California could stay off the job next week as part of a long-running labor dispute, union officials said Friday.aBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLos AngelesLong BeachCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:13:51 GMTMan charged with making threats in Islamic State group case PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minneapolis man was charged Friday with threatening law enforcement officials and writing on Twitter that a "massacre" would happen if authorities did not free six men who were arrested earlier this week and accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.By AMY FORLITIaGeneral newsExtortion and threatsLegal proceedingsSocial mediaCrimeIntelligence agenciesLaw and orderOnline mediaMediaGovernment and politicsMinnesotaUnited StatesMinneapolisNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:49:19 GMTTruckers could stay off the job at nation's busiest ports ANGELES (AP) — Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex could stay off the job next week as part of a long-running labor dispute.aBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustries, 24 Apr 2015 23:35:03 GMTNorth America's largest powwow draws thousands to New Mexico, N.M. (AP) — Droves of Native American and other indigenous performers and spectators have converged in New Mexico for the 32nd annual Gathering of Nations, North America's largest powwow. Here are some things to know about the event:By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLifestyleSmall businessTravelMusicNative AmericansEntertainmentNorth AmericaAlbuquerqueNew MexicoUnited States, 24 Apr 2015 22:57:29 GMT5 things to know about transgender Americans YORK (AP) — These are pivotal times for transgender Americans, as they gain in visibility yet remain buffeted by bias and misunderstanding.By DAVID CRARYaGeneral newsLifestyleGays and lesbiansGender issuesMilitary correctional systemsState legislatureCrimeSuicidesGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesHuman welfareMilitary and defenseMilitary affairsLegislatureState governmentsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Apr 2015 23:41:47 GMTThousands attend 1st 'preppers' expo in Utah suburb LAKE CITY (AP) — Hundreds of survivalists and "preppers" are gathering in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy for the first PrepperCon, featuring demonstrations of underground bunkers, food storage and armored vehicles.aGeneral newsFood and drinkLifestyleSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:33:37 GMTLEADING OFF: Hudson at Coors Field, Strasburg faces Marlins look at what's happening all around the major leagues Saturday:By The Associated PresssSportsMen's sportsProfessional baseballBaseball, 25 Apr 2015 01:21:46 GMT3 crew members injured in pit road fire at Richmond, Va. (AP) — NASCAR says three pit road crew members have been taken to a hospital after a fire broke out on pit road at Richmond International Raceway.By The Associated PresssSportsFiresAutomobile racingNASCARAccidents and disastersGeneral newsRichmondVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 01:20:21 GMTAdam Sandler movie sparks debate over American Indian images, N.M. (AP) — When a group of American Indian actors walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie this week, their decision generated praise and scorn on social media.By RUSSELL CONTRERASaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentNative AmericansProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusiness, 24 Apr 2015 23:04:48 GMTUN: Myanmar stability at risk if Rohingya issue not solved NATIONS (AP) — Stability in Myanmar's most sensitive region can't be achieved unless it addresses the issue of citizenship for minority Rohingya Muslims, the United Nations secretary-general warned its authorities Friday.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsMyanmarSoutheast AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 00:22:27 GMTVenezuela prosecutor may put jailed mayor in house arrest, Venezuela (AP) — The jailed mayor of Venezuela's capital may be released from prison to house arrest for health reasons.By JORGE RUEDAiGeneral newsCrimeMilitary correctional systemsArrestsMunicipal governmentsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsLaw and orderLocal governmentsVenezuelaCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 Apr 2015 01:45:26 GMTAttorney general bids farewell after 6-year tenure (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder bid farewell to the Justice Department on Friday after six years, outlining what he said were his major accomplishments and telling staffers they helped produce a "golden age" in the department's history.By ERIC TUCKERwGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesTerrorismLaw and orderNational securitySocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestGeneral newsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Apr 2015 23:26:54 GMTNew video raises questions in 2013 Florida police shooting PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida deputy's shooting of an unarmed man is under renewed scrutiny after the emergence of video.By MATT SEDENSKYaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:52:33 GMTPolice: NYC airplane cleaner pocketed 1,429 liquor bottles YORK (AP) — Police say an airplane cleaner has been arrested on charges she pocketed nearly $15,000 worth of contraband from planes grounded in New York City, including nearly 1,500 unopened bottles of liquor.aGeneral newsTheftCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 01:00:19 GMTWashington gov. signs overhaul of medical marijuana market, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after voters passed a medical marijuana law that often left police, prosecutors and even patients confused about what was allowed, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Friday attempting to clean up that largely unregulated system and harmonize it with Washington's new market for recreational pot.By RACHEL LA CORTE and GENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsMedical marijuanaLegislationState governmentsGovernment and politicsState legislatureHealth issuesHealthMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessLegislatureWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:08:55 GMTFormer Polish foreign minister Bartoszewski dies at 93, Poland (AP) — Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, a former Auschwitz prisoner and member of Poland's underground World War II resistance who helped save Jews and later served twice as the country's foreign minister, died Friday in Warsaw. He was 93.By MONIKA SCISLOWSKAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsObituariesWorld War IIInternational relationsEventsPolandWarsawGermanyEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Apr 2015 23:11:27 GMTHillary Clinton plans campaign trip to Nevada VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is planning to visit Nevada on the third trip of her fledgling presidential campaign.By NICHOLAS RICCARDIpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsNational electionsElectionsClintonNevadaIowaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 01:46:53 GMTCleveland Play House wins Regional Theater Tony Award YORK (AP) — This year's Regional Theater Tony Award will go to the Cleveland Play House as it embarks on its centennial season.By MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentTony AwardsAward showsPerforming artsEntertainmentEvents, 24 Apr 2015 22:47:27 GMTBruce Jenner: My brain is more female than male YORK (AP) — Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner says that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman."eArts and entertainmentLifestyleTelevision programsParentingEntertainmentRelationships, 25 Apr 2015 01:41:54 GMTPhilippines, China trade accusations over sea threats, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines accused China of aggressive maneuvers against its reconnaissance plane and fishermen in disputed seas where Beijing has stepped up construction of artificial islands, but China reiterated its claim on the strategic waterways.By OLIVER TEVESiGeneral newsInternational tradeTerritorial disputesEconomyBusinessWar and unrestPhilippinesChinaManilaBeijingSoutheast AsiaEast AsiaSouth China SeaAsiaGreater China, 25 Apr 2015 01:30:26 GMTDocuments: Argument over boyfriend before Wisconsin killings OF PIEHL, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin teen accused of killing her mother and stepfather carried out the slayings the same day they warned her 22-year-old boyfriend to stay away from her, according to court documents made public Friday.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:13:05 GMTFormer Buckeyes teammates Cook, Sindelar top Legends of Golf, Mo. (AP) — Former Ohio State teammates John Cook and Joey Sindelar shot a 10-under 60 in better-ball play Friday to take the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Apr 2015 23:51:35 GMT