FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 29 May 2015 05:26:49 -0700Madagascar's president faces impeachment attempthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34081bb34a7e4923abde151c44d00307ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — Political instability is looming in Madagascar, where lawmakers voted this week to impeach the country's president, who disputed the outcome and whose supporters say the result was falsified.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical corruptionImpeachmentsPolitical issuesMadagascarEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34081bb34a7e4923abde151c44d00307Fri, 29 May 2015 11:44:25 GMTNigerians celebrate as Muhammadu Buhari takes overhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d82a76a60142403b9b405444daee3603ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians celebrated their newly reinforced democracy Friday, dancing and singing songs and praises at the inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari, the first candidate to beat a sitting president at the polls.By MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInaugurationsWar and unrestRebellions and uprisingsNigeriaAfricaWest Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d82a76a60142403b9b405444daee3603Fri, 29 May 2015 10:38:18 GMTFlight returns to gate at San Francisco to remove passengerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/336299e653f34897ab4607b1cf387af5SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Virgin America flight from San Francisco to Austin, Texas, has been delayed out of concerns over one of the passengers.tTravelLifestyleSan FranciscoAustinCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/336299e653f34897ab4607b1cf387af5Fri, 29 May 2015 11:26:29 GMTIraqi authorities raise Baghdad attacks death toll to 15http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bf8725a8433456a9d5ce71188dcbc92BAGHDAD (AP) — The death toll from bombings that targeted two prominent hotels in Baghdad a day earlier rose to 15 people, with another 42 wounded, Iraqi authorities said on Friday, as a lawmaker warned that the capital is vulnerable to more attacks.By SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsBombingsMilitant groupsWar and unrestWar casualtiesImprovised explosivesBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bf8725a8433456a9d5ce71188dcbc92Fri, 29 May 2015 11:26:18 GMTChina confirms first case of MERS, a South Korean manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a45aea37a1447d781e5555bce4a9183BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday confirmed its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in a South Korean businessman who ignored instructions to stay home after his father was diagnosed with the disease.iGeneral newsHealthDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesChinaSouth KoreaEast AsiaMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a45aea37a1447d781e5555bce4a9183Fri, 29 May 2015 10:54:00 GMTMyanmar warns against 'finger pointing' at migrant meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fab5cdfa5d5498d92cb4a136dfd674dBANGKOK (AP) — Regional talks dealing with the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia began Friday with a Myanmar official criticizing those who blame his country for causing the crisis, saying "finger pointing" would not help.By JOCELYN GECKER and MALCOLM J. FOSTERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesInternational relationsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsMyanmarThailandSoutheast AsiaMalaysiaBangkokBangladeshUnited StatesAsiaSouth AsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fab5cdfa5d5498d92cb4a136dfd674dFri, 29 May 2015 10:44:08 GMTVatican's anti-money laundering norms taking holdhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83aef6eefb084d9c994e033f24ee3a45VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's financial watchdog agency said Friday it received 147 reports of suspicious financial transactions last year, a sign that tough new anti-money laundering norms are taking hold at its scandal-marred bank.By NICOLE WINFIELDiBusinessGeneral newsMoney launderingReligionCrimeSocial affairsItalyVatican CityWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83aef6eefb084d9c994e033f24ee3a45Fri, 29 May 2015 11:46:19 GMTBlatter says vote for Russia, Qatar the root of FIFA crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fa3647aed234bd9bf20201671210730ZURICH (AP) — The worst corruption crisis in soccer history stems from the governing body's decision to award Russia and Qatar the next two World Cup tournaments, FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Friday.By ROB HARRISiGeneral newsSportsFIFA World CupMen's soccer2022 FIFA World CupInternational soccerProfessional soccerSports governanceCorruption in sportsSoccerNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsEventsMen's sportsZurichRussiaMiddle EastQatarSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fa3647aed234bd9bf20201671210730Fri, 29 May 2015 11:39:21 GMTIndia's heat wave tests water supply; death toll over 1,800http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b58d45f0be564196a5808258ccc9dcfaHYDERABAD, India (AP) — Dizzying temperatures caused water shortages in thousands of Indian villages and killed hundreds more people over the past day, driving the death toll from a weekslong heat wave to at least 1,826, officials said Friday.iGeneral newsTravelLifestyleHeat wavesWeatherAccidents and disastersNatural disastersIndiaHyderabadSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b58d45f0be564196a5808258ccc9dcfaFri, 29 May 2015 11:43:40 GMTGreek bank deposits fall to lowest in more than a decadehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a678658ab0f48c08a1d440ad576fbc2ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek bank deposits have fallen to their lowest in more than a decade, new statistics show, as Greeks worried about their new government's painfully slow negotiations with creditors withdraw savings.iBusinessGeneral newsAthensGreeceEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a678658ab0f48c08a1d440ad576fbc2Fri, 29 May 2015 10:54:50 GMTLatest on flooding: EMS rescues 21 from houseboat in Austinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e1c5a1e4b224445bb8baaf3b5f7e36d3:30 a.m. (CDT)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWeatherStormsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersAustinTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e1c5a1e4b224445bb8baaf3b5f7e36dFri, 29 May 2015 10:41:42 GMTRuble rebound threatens 'Made in Russia' industry revivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/633eeda83b7d4f4bb4dd95b51a112eceMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's ruble is on a roller-coaster. After being the world's second worst-performing currency against the dollar last year, it is among the best in 2015.By JAMES ELLINGWORTHiBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsEnergy industryIndustriesConsumer products and servicesBeveragesFood and drinkLifestyleFinancial servicesRussiaMoscowSaint PetersburgEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/633eeda83b7d4f4bb4dd95b51a112eceFri, 29 May 2015 10:25:53 GMT10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/049606fde59549628937b165ef08c535Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsNational Spelling BeeSports governanceEventsSportsSpelling beesAcademic competitionsEducationSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/049606fde59549628937b165ef08c535Fri, 29 May 2015 11:51:54 GMTSuicide bomber attacks Shiite mosque in Saudi, kills 4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d68e6ebdc9974d8e897836082d255a06RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The official Saudi Press Agency says a suicide bomber blew himself up near a Shiite mosque in an eastern Saudi city and killed four people.By ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRIiGeneral newsReligious strifeBombingsTerrorismWar and unrestSaudi ArabiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d68e6ebdc9974d8e897836082d255a06Fri, 29 May 2015 11:01:39 GMTThe Latest: Gasquet races into lead in delayed 5th sethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fd96aaf19e34107a9b2c9bef5a0ee5cPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsMen's soccerSoccerEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fd96aaf19e34107a9b2c9bef5a0ee5cFri, 29 May 2015 10:46:46 GMTTimeline of the career of ex-US House Speaker Dennis Hasterthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6683f4dcaa24ff58fae409fa3cf2f58CHICAGO (AP) — A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican. Before the indictment was handed down Thursday, Hastert was remarkable for being a little-known state lawmaker from suburban Chicago who rose to the third-highest office in the land.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState legislatureHigh school sportsCoachingIndictmentsLegislatureState governmentsSportsLaw and orderIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6683f4dcaa24ff58fae409fa3cf2f58Fri, 29 May 2015 11:05:52 GMTJapan, EU agree to step up defense, economic tieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bdcd18ad1744ba58a87709f13e89a2aTOKYO (AP) — Japanese and European leaders have agreed to step up defense and economic ties, while expressing concern about rising tensions in the South China Sea.iGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsBusinessJapanEast AsiaChinaSouth China SeaAsiaGreater Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bdcd18ad1744ba58a87709f13e89a2aFri, 29 May 2015 11:51:59 GMTTeam picked to build LaGuardia Airport's new main terminalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37bcaf592eed4845849a650df4215a14NEW YORK (AP) — The agency that operates New York's LaGuardia Airport on Thursday selected a team to build a new main terminal.tTravelLifestyleIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNew York CityNew YorkQueensUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37bcaf592eed4845849a650df4215a14Fri, 29 May 2015 11:25:35 GMTTHE LATEST: The math favors Blatter in upcoming FIFA votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e960564f2dc7447fbd32a10b0f108cbeZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:iBusinessGeneral newsSportsFIFA World CupProfessional soccerInternational soccerCorruption in sportsSports governance2018 FIFA World Cup2022 FIFA World CupCriminal investigationsPolitical corruptionSoccerArrestsElectionsEventsNational electionsGovernment and politicsLaw and orderCrimePolitical issuesLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichPalestinian territoriesAfricaSwitzerlandIsraelMiddle EastEuropeUnited StatesRussiaSouth AmericaQatarLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanOceaniaWestern EuropeNorth AmericaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e960564f2dc7447fbd32a10b0f108cbeFri, 29 May 2015 11:37:53 GMTThe Latest: No sign of bad back for Gasquet at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86256cb0550b439198b36347ae195209PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsMen's soccerSoccerEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86256cb0550b439198b36347ae195209Fri, 29 May 2015 11:28:17 GMTTHE LATEST: Swiss say bomb threat made against FIFA Congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d0c76a8205a40e99bdd270fc63d5ba3ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:iBusinessGeneral newsSportsFIFA World CupProfessional soccerInternational soccerCorruption in sports2018 FIFA World CupSports governance2022 FIFA World CupCriminal investigationsPolitical corruptionSoccerBomb threatsArrestsElectionsEventsNational electionsGovernment and politicsLaw and orderCrimePolitical issuesLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichPalestinian territoriesAfricaSwitzerlandMiddle EastIsraelEuropeUnited StatesRussiaSouth AmericaQatarLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanOceaniaWestern EuropeNorth AmericaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d0c76a8205a40e99bdd270fc63d5ba3Fri, 29 May 2015 11:52:11 GMTQatar says it will go forward with plans to host World Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/236c34d540f449ab8359c576e8e2b683DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatar says it will go forward with its plans for the 2022 World Cup despite a Swiss investigation into allegations of wrongdoing during the vote to award the tournament to the Gulf nation.iGeneral newsSports2022 FIFA World CupFIFA World CupSports governanceMen's soccerProfessional soccerInternational soccerSoccerEventsMen's sportsQatarMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/236c34d540f449ab8359c576e8e2b683Fri, 29 May 2015 11:24:56 GMTWife of Czech ex-PM acquitted by court of abuse of powerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a07ef04941b4dfeaa9c5206039e1862PRAGUE (AP) — A Prague court on Friday acquitted the wife of former Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas of abuse of power charges in a case that brought down his government.By KAREL JANICEKiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPolitical scandalsPolitical corruptionGovernment and politicsMilitary intelligenceCrimeLaw and orderPolitical issuesMilitary and defenseCzech RepublicPragueEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a07ef04941b4dfeaa9c5206039e1862Fri, 29 May 2015 11:19:55 GMTObservatory at One World Trade Center opens to publichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65cb5d77a7494c8ab9e21cd8d2f20010NEW YORK (AP) — There's a new bird's eye view of New York City.aBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65cb5d77a7494c8ab9e21cd8d2f20010Fri, 29 May 2015 10:41:33 GMTTHE LATEST: Blatter: Corruption fight may not 'be easy'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e79cea76c1db499ea900e8d53677c8d0ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:iBusinessGeneral newsSportsFIFA World CupProfessional soccerInternational soccerCorruption in sports2022 FIFA World Cup2018 FIFA World CupSports governanceSoccerPolitical corruptionEventsNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichPalestinian territoriesSwitzerlandIsraelMiddle EastRussiaQatarCaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e79cea76c1db499ea900e8d53677c8d0Fri, 29 May 2015 10:35:56 GMTSaudi officials: suicide bomber kills 4 people in attack on Shiite mosquehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5270b97e040340a7b96c21c41bd2c7cfRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi officials: suicide bomber kills 4 people in attack on Shiite mosque .iGeneral newsReligious strifeTerrorismWar and unrestSaudi ArabiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5270b97e040340a7b96c21c41bd2c7cfFri, 29 May 2015 10:53:29 GMTTHE LATEST: Britain's fraud office eyes FIFA corruption tieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfa7f5a66ba54c5aa335fd641977363fZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:iBusinessGeneral newsSportsFIFA World CupProfessional soccerInternational soccerCorruption in sportsSports governance2018 FIFA World Cup2022 FIFA World CupCriminal investigationsFraud and false statementsPolitical corruptionSoccerArrestsEventsNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsLaw and orderCrimePolitical issuesLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMen's soccerMen's sportsZurichPalestinian territoriesSwitzerlandIsraelMiddle EastUnited KingdomRussiaQatarCaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfa7f5a66ba54c5aa335fd641977363fFri, 29 May 2015 11:27:11 GMT2 to plead guilty in Los Angeles fashion district raidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef91c13e53ff45a38f381c9553969173LOS ANGELES (AP) — A father and son have agreed to plead guilty to crimes stemming from an investigation into suspected money laundering for Mexican drug cartels in the Los Angeles fashion district.By AMANDA LEE MYERSaBusinessGeneral newsMoney launderingCrimeDrug-related crimeOrganized crimeLos AngelesMexicoUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef91c13e53ff45a38f381c9553969173Fri, 29 May 2015 10:32:12 GMTAretha plans memorial for father, brother at Detroit churchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c13eed59f544ac3a5ecf64607b7e720DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin is planning a memorial to her father and brother at a Detroit church that will include gospel music and a soul food buffet.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentFunerals and memorial servicesCelebrityDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c13eed59f544ac3a5ecf64607b7e720Fri, 29 May 2015 12:04:48 GMTPolice: Gunman kills neighbor, self in California standoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46d57998e5c34d9a88f4e5cb3b09e56cCHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — What began as a dispute between neighbors ended with both men dead while two children and the gunman's wife survived the all-day standoff at an apartment complex in suburban San Diego.By JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46d57998e5c34d9a88f4e5cb3b09e56cFri, 29 May 2015 10:22:32 GMTFor failed Atlantic City loan program, big promises fizzledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5076e9c4556b4806ad0fa95a76206e50ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When Jim Thigpen first met with an investor in early 2012 to discuss selling control of the Tennessee financial firm he had run for more than 20 years, he said W. Wesley Drummon boasted of a business plan that involved $2 billion from the Bank of China. Nothing was said about running a loan program for Atlantic City.By JOSH CORNFIELDaBusinessGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsContracts and ordersLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsCorporate newsAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesChinaNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5076e9c4556b4806ad0fa95a76206e50Fri, 29 May 2015 11:38:50 GMTUS says China has artillery vehicles on artificial islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4f7e35ae0db49439365e96e1acfcd90SINGAPORE (AP) — Two large artillery vehicles were detected on one of the artificial islands that China is creating in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said Friday, underscoring ongoing concerns that Beijing may try to use the land reclamation projects for military purposes.By LOLITA C. BALDORiGovernment and politicsEnvironmental conservation and preservationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNatural resource managementEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLand environmentMilitary and defenseChinaSouth China SeaUnited StatesSingaporeGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaSoutheast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4f7e35ae0db49439365e96e1acfcd90Fri, 29 May 2015 10:54:12 GMTWoman wins $100 million in transvaginal mesh casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01e6d1062f724051ac9759921e5c5910WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware jury has ordered a medical device manufacturer to pay $100 million to a woman who, despite two surgeries, still has pieces of transvaginal mesh embedded inside her.aBusinessGeneral newsHealth care industryIndustriesWilmingtonDelawareMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01e6d1062f724051ac9759921e5c5910Fri, 29 May 2015 11:54:09 GMTThe Latest: Ivanovic through to 4th round at French Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8838bfa1faac4ecf9fd0f277c304567aPARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open:By The Associated PresssSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsMen's soccerSoccerEventsWomen's sportsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8838bfa1faac4ecf9fd0f277c304567aFri, 29 May 2015 10:38:34 GMTProsecutor to review report on Washington police shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93664dd15a204f6ca8ebb80df51e5095SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Franklin County prosecutor's office will thoroughly review a massive report on the February killing of an unarmed Mexican man who was shot by police in Pasco, Washington, the head prosecutor says.By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsWashingtonTri-CitiesSpokaneUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93664dd15a204f6ca8ebb80df51e5095Fri, 29 May 2015 10:16:47 GMTUK reporter handed suspended sentence in bribery casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e93ad1ad52649f6bc1484d92afcb1e2LONDON (AP) — A British tabloid reporter has been handed a suspended 18-month prison sentence over a police bribery case.iBusinessGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestNewspapersPoliceCrimeJournalismNews mediaMediaLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderUnited KingdomFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e93ad1ad52649f6bc1484d92afcb1e2Fri, 29 May 2015 10:44:55 GMTBritain's Cameron pitches EU reform in Berlin, Warsawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8a44d7360764ff8bd488d75bcd83cf9BERLIN (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron is pressing his case for a renegotiation of the country's relationship with the European Union with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, on the final stop of his two-day tour of four European capitals.By DAVID RISINGiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomBerlinPolandEuropeGermanyWarsawWestern EuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8a44d7360764ff8bd488d75bcd83cf9Fri, 29 May 2015 10:33:39 GMTThe top 10 highest-paid female CEOshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/411ec5a96292436d94757ea1b1cf7b42NEW YORK (AP) — Female CEOs are outpacing their male colleagues in pay, although they remain vastly outnumbered in the top echelons of American companies.By STEVE ROTHWELLaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate stockInformation technologyCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelWages and salariesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesConsumer products and serviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/411ec5a96292436d94757ea1b1cf7b42Fri, 29 May 2015 10:19:55 GMTOfficials eye river levels in Texas, with focus on Houstonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bfd137439c34cd48888d91c29c6c195HOUSTON (AP) — Officials are closely monitoring the levels of rivers in Texas engorged by the deluge of last weekend.By JUAN A. LOZANO and SETH ROBBINSaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleWeatherDisaster planning and responseFloodsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersStormsTexasHoustonFort WorthColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bfd137439c34cd48888d91c29c6c195Fri, 29 May 2015 11:54:18 GMTChina destroys more than 660 kilograms of smuggled ivoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc33bfcfd27e4628b18437d6e220f3e9BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities Friday destroyed 662 kilograms of ivory that was seized after being smuggled into the country, as part of a crackdown on the illegal trade.iGeneral newsInternational tradeSmugglingEconomyBusinessCrimeChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc33bfcfd27e4628b18437d6e220f3e9Fri, 29 May 2015 11:26:46 GMTIn Ohio pepper-spray assault case, victim fires backhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb7ee48459834f8d95bce29675aa45c3PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An assault suspect who pepper-sprayed someone in the face has received similar treatment in court as punishment from a Cleveland-area judge embracing the principle of "an eye for an eye."aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb7ee48459834f8d95bce29675aa45c3Fri, 29 May 2015 11:53:57 GMTUSS Arizona Memorial dock repairs expected to take a weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/661ea2f8dfdc4c4f9c216dd432fac990HONOLULU (AP) — The National Park Service and the Navy aim to resume taking visitors to the USS Arizona Memorial in a week, after a dock damaged by a wayward vessel is repaired.By AUDREY McAVOYtTravelLifestyleAttack on Pearl HarborHarborsWorld War IIEventsEnvironment and natureHawaiiArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/661ea2f8dfdc4c4f9c216dd432fac990Fri, 29 May 2015 11:23:44 GMTVolcano erupts in southern Japan, spewing ash high into skyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd71881af37f4d7b9a4f45b78d056014TOKYO (AP) — A volcano erupted in spectacular fashion on a small island in southern Japan on Friday, spewing out rocks and sending black clouds of ash 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) into the sky. Authorities told people on the island to evacuate.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiGeneral newsVolcanoesEvacuationsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersEnvironment and natureJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd71881af37f4d7b9a4f45b78d056014Fri, 29 May 2015 11:59:11 GMTNew coaster announced at Busch Gardens for 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d82a688a9c24405b9303d84ce88c2f0fTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Busch Gardens says Cobra's Curse, a spinning roller coaster with a 70-foot descent, is in the works.tTravelLifestyleAmusement and theme parksRecreation and leisureLeisure travelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d82a688a9c24405b9303d84ce88c2f0fFri, 29 May 2015 11:24:18 GMTUN nuke agency reports that Iran probe stalledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eec3cf2d5004efc8e015da1ed828106VIENNA (AP) — Amid accelerated international efforts to reach a nuclear deal with Iran, the U.N. atomic agency on Friday reported that work on a key element — an assessment of allegations that Tehran worked on atomic arms — remains essentially stalled.By GEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsNuclear weaponsWeapons of mass destructionIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eec3cf2d5004efc8e015da1ed828106Fri, 29 May 2015 10:45:02 GMTCalifornia beaches could be open again as mystery goo fadeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a91b52014f4403f8fab0143cdf94010MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Seven miles of shutdown Southern California beaches, their surf made sticky by an oily goo of mysterious origin, could soon reopen if cleanup continues at the current clip.By CHRISTOPHER WEBERaGeneral newsCoastlines and beachesEnvironment and natureEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a91b52014f4403f8fab0143cdf94010Fri, 29 May 2015 10:34:18 GMTRussia steps up propaganda push with online "Kremlin trolls"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4010c316ef43411782bad509035148d6ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Deep inside a four-story marble building in St. Petersburg, hundreds of workers tap away at computers on the front lines of an information war, say those who have been inside. Known as "Kremlin trolls," the men and women work 12-hour shifts around the clock, flooding the Internet with propaganda aimed at stamping President Vladimir Putin's world vision on Russia, and the world.By IULIIA SUBBOTOVSKAiGeneral newsOnline news mediaNational electionsOnline mediaMediaNews mediaElectionsGovernment and politicsRussiaMoscowSaint PetersburgCrimeaSerbiaUkraineEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4010c316ef43411782bad509035148d6Fri, 29 May 2015 11:34:06 GMTNew lab can create hurricane conditions on demandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55b2e86543d6496f8bf69ff0dcd8d6d9MIAMI (AP) — Researchers trying to figure out what makes some hurricanes strengthen into catastrophic monsters have a new lab that allows them to generate tropical storm conditions with the flip of a switch.By JENNIFER KAYaGeneral newsScienceStormsNatural disastersOceanographyAccidents and disastersWeatherMiamiAtlantic OceanFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55b2e86543d6496f8bf69ff0dcd8d6d9Fri, 29 May 2015 10:27:27 GMTNew Jersey police ask parents to curb threatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/803c3fad78174f27945d350299601585WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police department is asking parents to stop threatening their kids that they'll be arrested if they are bad.aGeneral newsParentingRelationshipsLifestyleNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/803c3fad78174f27945d350299601585Fri, 29 May 2015 11:00:10 GMTGeorgia Hooters waitress donates kidney to longtime regularhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46facaeb844c4fc7812a3ed7719a8c49ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — A waitress at a Hooters in Georgia will donate her kidney to a longtime regular customer of the restaurant.aGeneral newsOrgan donationHealth issuesHealthGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46facaeb844c4fc7812a3ed7719a8c49Fri, 29 May 2015 11:20:11 GMT