FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 27 May 2015 18:53:48 -0700Griner: Fellow WNBA players want her to appeal suspensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c3cc387561e44c18abf61c653f298e4NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Griner has been hearing from players around the WNBA who would like her to change her mind and appeal her seven-game suspension for a domestic violence incident involving her partner Glory Johnson, also a player in the league.By DOUG FEINBERGsSportsSports transactionsSports governanceViolenceWomen's basketballSports businessSocial issuesSocial affairsProfessional basketballBasketballWomen's sportsTulsaOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c3cc387561e44c18abf61c653f298e4Thu, 28 May 2015 01:33:28 GMTMany UN council members want Burundi elections postponedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39920e1905764608829e3342b3b894e5UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations Security Council president says "the predominant opinion" of members is that Burundi's elections should not take place as scheduled in late June.iGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsLocal electionsBurundiEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39920e1905764608829e3342b3b894e5Thu, 28 May 2015 00:04:55 GMTSea lion impaled with spear rescued in Southern Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99e7771e806044529e9ef268b5b4ab60SAN DIEGO (AP) — A giant sea lion impaled by a homemade spear is recovering at SeaWorld after being rescued just off the Southern California coast.aGeneral newsOdditiesSea lionsAmusement and theme parksAnimalsMammalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelCaliforniaSan DiegoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99e7771e806044529e9ef268b5b4ab60Thu, 28 May 2015 00:38:31 GMTPhoto shows Chicago cops posing over black man with antlershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e14f9c62c824837a87c65b8e8291df4CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago police detective is suing to get his job back after being fired for posing in a photograph with another officer holding rifles over an unidentified black man lying on a floor and wearing deer antlers.aGeneral newsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e14f9c62c824837a87c65b8e8291df4Thu, 28 May 2015 01:33:28 GMTBurundi urges citizens to donate money to pay for electionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c583b3e03fb4444da227327069bdb92aKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Burundi's government is asking Burundians to donate money to pay for elections as some foreign donors warn of aid cuts if President Pierre Nkurunziza runs for a third term, a presidential spokesman said Wednesday.By RODNEY MUHUMUZAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsElectionsForeign aidNational electionsBurundiEast AfricaTanzaniaUgandaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c583b3e03fb4444da227327069bdb92aThu, 28 May 2015 00:46:22 GMTStackhouse gives Stanford its first NCAA women's golf titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b735271df5c4f138651a01f65ac1b1fBRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Mariah Stackhouse rallied to beat Hayley Davis in 19 holes to give Stanford its first NCAA women's golf title, 3-2 over Baylor on Wednesday in the match-play final.sSportsWomen's golfWomen's sportsGolfCollege sportsBradentonFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b735271df5c4f138651a01f65ac1b1fThu, 28 May 2015 00:14:53 GMTAP source: Arrest made in massive downtown Los Angeles blazehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18bd35678e4e4fbcb75d9cb875c58d68LOS ANGELES (AP) — A law enforcement official says a man has been arrested for allegedly causing a massive inferno that destroyed an unfinished apartment building and damaged adjacent office towers in downtown Los Angeles.By TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsArrestsFiresLaw and orderCrimeAccidents and disastersLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18bd35678e4e4fbcb75d9cb875c58d68Thu, 28 May 2015 00:01:15 GMTSkyWest flight diverts to Boise for medical emergencyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/731094058aa74b93ae94a8d179ea4c1fBOISE, Idaho (AP) — A SkyWest Airlines spokeswoman says a flight from Eugene, Oregon, to Denver that diverted to Boise, Idaho, because of a medical emergency couldn't resume its journey because the plane required an inspection.aBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleBoiseIdahoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/731094058aa74b93ae94a8d179ea4c1fThu, 28 May 2015 01:31:54 GMTNebraska abolishes death penalty in landmark override votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c333b269d664673a188cd154872fff1LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday over the governor's objections in a move pushed through the Legislature with unusual backing from conservatives who oppose capital punishment for religious, financial and practical reasons.By GRANT SCHULTE and ANNA GRONEWOLDaGeneral newsDeath penalty controversyState legislatureState governmentsGovernment and politicsLegislatureSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislationNebraskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c333b269d664673a188cd154872fff1Thu, 28 May 2015 00:48:54 GMTLEADING OFF: Hamilton back in Texas; O's-White Sox play 2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4aae0551a6e24bd986a021a078e33de2A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Thursday:By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4aae0551a6e24bd986a021a078e33de2Thu, 28 May 2015 01:18:37 GMTSlow start, gradual improvement for US Internet gamblinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/206cb996e68b4fb485828ddb57cdcda9ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet gambling is off to a slow start in the United States, with banks hesitant to handle credit card payments for online bets and some politicians and casino moguls pushing to ban it, but there remains potential for great growth, participants in a major gambling conference agreed Wednesday.By WAYNE PARRYhtBusinessGeneral newsGambling laws and regulationsSports bettingTechnology law and ethicsLegislatureGovernment and politicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGovernment regulationsSports businessSportsTechnology issuesTechnologyNew JerseyAtlantic CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/206cb996e68b4fb485828ddb57cdcda9Thu, 28 May 2015 00:55:14 GMTHouse committee kills Ala. bill banning LGBT discriminationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ff64fe0ae6f480782f2eef2ad09aed6MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama House committee has killed a bill that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.By MARTIN SWANTaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansState legislatureWorkplace discriminationHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsLegislationPersonnelBusinessLabor issuesGender issuesAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ff64fe0ae6f480782f2eef2ad09aed6Thu, 28 May 2015 00:54:47 GMTJury has verdict in ex-Senate candidate's election law trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cfc2432eacc4e569ab5aabbb59c0d9cPIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Jurors have reached a verdict in the election law trial of former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureGovernment and politicsLaw and orderUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cfc2432eacc4e569ab5aabbb59c0d9cThu, 28 May 2015 00:47:40 GMTMan pleads guilty to trying to ship guns and ammo to Lebanonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b1523350c6c423eb17e061ccfedb4b2LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of attempting to ship four pistols, two rifles, a shotgun and thousands of rounds of ammunition to his native Lebanon.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderLafayetteUnited StatesLouisianaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b1523350c6c423eb17e061ccfedb4b2Thu, 28 May 2015 00:25:58 GMTNo sex assault charges for women in massage parlor stinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75020f013b3b4a2d976c7b5fbd91d2fdHONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's top prosecutor is dismissing cases against 16 women arrested in a massage parlor prostitution sting after the sex assault charges they faced drew criticism.By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsArrestsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeSmugglingLaw and orderSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsHonoluluHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75020f013b3b4a2d976c7b5fbd91d2fdThu, 28 May 2015 01:37:02 GMTHomeowners clean up in Texas; death toll climbs to 19http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ec7b7e7c7e4c48bd5e98a1312443e1HOUSTON (AP) — Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 19 people dead and a dozen others missing.By SETH ROBBINS and JUAN A. LOZANOaGeneral newsWeatherFloodsProperty damageAccidents and disastersMissing personsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsTexasSan MarcosHoustonFort WorthUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ec7b7e7c7e4c48bd5e98a1312443e1Thu, 28 May 2015 01:20:28 GMTJawbone files lawsuit against rival Fitbithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a072bcb839744fedb6017826d1bbd07aNEW YORK (AP) — In a clash of rival makers of fitness trackers, Jawbone is suing Fitbit and a group of employees who quit Jawbone to work for Fitbit, saying they stole trade secrets, business plans, market research, and other information.htBusinessTechnologyLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a072bcb839744fedb6017826d1bbd07aThu, 28 May 2015 00:13:47 GMTNYC approves skyscraper in exchange for transit hub workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b56e4866a40483e8fad1a445623d41fNEW YORK (AP) — City officials cleared the way on Wednesday for construction of a new, 65-story Manhattan skyscraper after the developer made an unusual tradeoff: a promise to make sweeping upgrades to nearby Grand Central Terminal that would allow more rush-hour trains on the subway's busiest lines.By MEGHAN BARRaBusinessGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsMass transit systemsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsTransportationManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b56e4866a40483e8fad1a445623d41fThu, 28 May 2015 01:43:20 GMTUS gives order for pipe company to finish oil spill cleanuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9efc73a498474b70835b6c43fa776b40GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Two federal agencies issued an order Wednesday to ensure that Plains All American Pipeline finishes the cleanup of what they call the largest coastal oil spill in California in 25 years.aBusinessGeneral newsCoastlines and beachesAnimalsEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentAccidentsAccidents and disastersEnergy industryIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9efc73a498474b70835b6c43fa776b40Thu, 28 May 2015 00:46:15 GMTUS senator in Cuba says normal relations 'weeks away'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6e00e1a88fb4120be6f073e1adee9b9HAVANA (AP) — The historic process of restoring long-severed diplomatic relationship between the U.S. and Cuba that began Dec. 17 will likely come to a successful end in a matter of weeks, a U.S. senator said during a visit to the island Wednesday.By BEN FOXiGeneral newsRestoring U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relationsInternational relationsLegislatureGovernment and politicsEventsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyInternational tradeCubaHavanaUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6e00e1a88fb4120be6f073e1adee9b9Thu, 28 May 2015 00:06:54 GMTDodgers send 3B Juan Uribe to Braves in 6-player tradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d8731758dd44381a46f2f958a1be906LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers dealt third baseman Juan Uribe to the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday in a six-player trade that was initially blocked.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d8731758dd44381a46f2f958a1be906Thu, 28 May 2015 00:45:31 GMTUS, Chinese authors protest major book fair, censorshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73c98799a7a84990bd33af7048df91d5NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese and American authors are protesting a major U.S. book fair's focus on China that they say ignores the country's problems of censorship and intimidation.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsEmbassiesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsBooks and literatureEntertainmentFairs and festivalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73c98799a7a84990bd33af7048df91d5Thu, 28 May 2015 01:30:58 GMTPolice: Malnourished, abused 5-year-old Michigan girl dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cb0bee804794df488d8932dae96f08bPORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — A malnourished, abused 5-year-old girl has died, police said Wednesday, and authorities have removed another severely malnourished child and two other apparently healthy children from the southeastern Michigan home where she was found.aGeneral newsCrimes against childrenCrimeViolent crimePort HuronMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cb0bee804794df488d8932dae96f08bThu, 28 May 2015 00:18:16 GMTU2's longtime tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, found deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ed81dd1480044e9a19943dffa77dcf9NEW YORK (AP) — For more than three decades, U2's beloved tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, kept the band running on time. Sheehan died early Wednesday, just a few hours after U2 kicked off its latest tour. But promoters vowed the shows would go on in his memory, and they'd be on schedule.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentObituariesLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ed81dd1480044e9a19943dffa77dcf9Thu, 28 May 2015 00:26:05 GMTArrest made in massive downtown Los Angeles blazehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fe3878a92df4e7da8a67c9387695cfcLOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man they say caused a massive inferno that destroyed an unfinished apartment building and damaged adjacent office towers in downtown Los Angeles.By TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsArrestsFiresLaw and orderCrimeAccidents and disastersLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fe3878a92df4e7da8a67c9387695cfcThu, 28 May 2015 00:30:53 GMTJury deliberates in ex-Senate candidate's election law trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a05a293be1674804b6a0e0dfbadbe699PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The judge in the election law trial of former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth says deliberating jurors have reached "some decisions" but are still working.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsJudicial electionsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureLaw and orderGovernment and politicsJudiciaryUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a05a293be1674804b6a0e0dfbadbe699Thu, 28 May 2015 01:10:32 GMTObama: Time left in office 'really concentrates the mind'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58ddb21b33d547d6968d58c8abbfcfd2MIAMI (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the relatively short amount of time he has left in office "really concentrates the mind."By DARLENE SUPERVILLEpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical fundraisingNational electionsElectionsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58ddb21b33d547d6968d58c8abbfcfd2Thu, 28 May 2015 00:29:59 GMTOnstage at last: Memorable moments of National Spelling Beehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a633c643ef04403896988cf3ff5006f4OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — An impressive field of 283 young spellers was narrowed to 49 semifinalists during Wednesday's preliminary rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The remaining spellers will compete on Thursday for more than $37,000 in cash and prizes.By BEN NUCKOLSaGeneral newsNational Spelling BeeAcademic competitionsEducationEventsSocial affairsGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyleMarylandTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a633c643ef04403896988cf3ff5006f4Wed, 27 May 2015 23:30:53 GMTProsecutors seek 7 years for Boston Marathon bomber's friendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62280b013e014673a7ef73c59c06d4e2BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might have prevented a university police officer's shooting death by helping authorities find Tsarnaev instead of helping him, the officer's family said in a court filing Wednesday.aGeneral newsSportsBoston Marathon bombingCrimeEventsViolent crimeBombingsMassachusettsBostonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62280b013e014673a7ef73c59c06d4e2Thu, 28 May 2015 00:43:21 GMTTheater gunman's writings alternate between ramblings, planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8c648b367434a9a8779be7ad0ccfe25CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooting gunman James Holmes' notebook full of scrawled writings and stick-figure drawings was made public Wednesday, a day after it was introduced as evidence in his trial.By SADIE GURMAN and DAN ELLIOTTaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentViolent crimeCrimeColoradoAuroraUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8c648b367434a9a8779be7ad0ccfe25Wed, 27 May 2015 23:57:39 GMTCurry 'ready to go' for Game 5 after frightening fallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3774eb9ff7047b1877d16f316a7c618OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State star Stephen Curry said he has no lingering effects from his frightening fall and is ready to play Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Wednesday night.By JOSH DUBOWsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3774eb9ff7047b1877d16f316a7c618Thu, 28 May 2015 00:10:57 GMT10 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/970925a1f9ea40ffae086ca6bffae575Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsDeath penalty controversySocial issuesSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/970925a1f9ea40ffae086ca6bffae575Thu, 28 May 2015 01:04:53 GMTCouple whose dogs killed woman get jail, community servicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afcae272b1564fffb8007546e963cccbDAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A couple whose dogs fatally mauled a woman in Ohio have been sentenced to months of jail time and community service.aGeneral newsDogsCrimeMammalsAnimalsAccidentsAccidents and disastersOhioDaytonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afcae272b1564fffb8007546e963cccbThu, 28 May 2015 00:07:31 GMTEx-LAPD officer wanted in killing was lying low in Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/483c13baa1e746e08f31ebdc39aac602LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man while off-duty evaded authorities for more than two months by moving between the homes of family members in Mexico, staying mostly indoors and avoiding cellphones and social media, the FBI said Wednesday.By AMANDA LEE MYERSaGeneral newsPolice brutalityArrestsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceCaliforniaMexicoLos AngelesEl PasoUnited StatesTexasNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/483c13baa1e746e08f31ebdc39aac602Thu, 28 May 2015 00:52:28 GMTNFL lineman Ray McDonald arrested againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84dd14cbaf784002afa2dcef1dff0058SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — NFL lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested for the second time this week.aGeneral newsSportsCelebrityArrestsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderCrimeProfessional footballFootballCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84dd14cbaf784002afa2dcef1dff0058Thu, 28 May 2015 01:37:49 GMTTours on USS Arizona Memorial suspended after ship hits dockhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87e48ce6c8ec436ea99a1561f5033cacHONOLULU (AP) — Tours on the USS Arizona Memorial have been suspended indefinitely after a vessel struck and damaged the structure's dock Wednesday, the National Park Service said.By AUDREY McAVOYaGeneral newsAttack on Pearl HarborHarborsWorld War IIEventsEnvironment and natureIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87e48ce6c8ec436ea99a1561f5033cacWed, 27 May 2015 23:53:10 GMTEx-FIFA vice president Warner arrested, granted bailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eef1863ea2454c94809984fccc68280aPORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — Police said former FIFA vice president Jack Warner would spend Wednesday night in jail after surrendering to face an arrest warrant issued at the request of U.S. authorities, who filed corruption charges against him and 13 others tied to international soccer.By TONY FRASERiGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsInternational soccerMen's soccerSports governanceProfessional soccerCorruption in sportsArrestsSoccerLaw and orderMen's sportsInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsCrimeTrinidad and TobagoUnited StatesPort of SpainCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eef1863ea2454c94809984fccc68280aThu, 28 May 2015 01:21:26 GMTAnti-mining protesters square off with troops in south Peruhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7927133297734e898a749b774810a223AREQUIPA, Peru (AP) — Dozens of farmers and activists burned tires and briefly occupied a bridge in Peru's southern highlands Wednesday, defying troops sent to quell weeks of deadly protests against a Mexican-owned copper mining project.By FRANKLIN BRICENOiBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsWar and unrestPolitical and civil unrestMaterials industryIndustriesGovernment and politicsPeruSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7927133297734e898a749b774810a223Thu, 28 May 2015 01:03:49 GMTPentagon: Military mistakenly shipped live anthrax sampleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf0d90a773cf4bcea4e688dc8858a16aWASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected to receive dead spores.By ROBERT BURNSwHealthGovernment and politicsAnthrax scaresState governmentsMilitary facilitiesMilitary legal affairsGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf0d90a773cf4bcea4e688dc8858a16aWed, 27 May 2015 23:39:12 GMTDavis hits 2 homers, Orioles beat Astros 5-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ec55ecdb795430daf46e5440d9ba3ccBALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis hit two homers, including a go-ahead solo shot in the eighth inning, to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.By TODD KARPOVICHsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ec55ecdb795430daf46e5440d9ba3ccThu, 28 May 2015 00:26:05 GMTPoor construction, safety checks blamed for fatal China firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/189593809cde433a8cf8530710509f42BEIJING (AP) — A preliminary investigation into a nursing home fire that killed 38 people in central China has blamed poor building construction and lax safety checks, Chinese authorities reported.iGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/189593809cde433a8cf8530710509f42Thu, 28 May 2015 01:36:42 GMTDon't delay: Study confirms early treatment is best for HIVhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93d140c0d5414232ae88bf0ed32ab864WASHINGTON (AP) — A major international study says HIV patients shouldn't delay in seeking treatment: Starting medication soon after diagnosis helps keep people healthy longer.By LAURAN NEERGAARDwHealthGovernment and politicsDiagnosis and treatmentMedicationMedical researchInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93d140c0d5414232ae88bf0ed32ab864Thu, 28 May 2015 00:20:12 GMTJury convicts ex-US Senate hopeful of violating election lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e5fe6750b4e47b0aa679ebe98614996PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota jury on Wednesday convicted former U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth of election law violations.By JAMES NORDaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPolitical scandalsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureState electionsGovernment and politicsCrimeLegislatureLaw and orderPolitical issuesState governmentsUnited StatesSouth DakotaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e5fe6750b4e47b0aa679ebe98614996Thu, 28 May 2015 01:27:42 GMTParents charged with murder in death of malnourished childhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/269b8cae79f1409883b1df7ff7ce8ccdPHOENIX (AP) — Authorities have filed murder charges against a suburban Phoenix couple after the death of their 3-year-old daughter who weighed just 15 pounds.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeArrestsCrimes against childrenLaw and orderPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/269b8cae79f1409883b1df7ff7ce8ccdThu, 28 May 2015 01:30:10 GMTMexico drops charges against 4 men, finds they were torturedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe84f7e75d794ff59c8349b15726bfd0MEXICO CITY (AP) — A judge has freed four men imprisoned for almost seven years on charges they threw hand grenades into a crowd at a Mexican independence day celebration in 2008, killing eight people.iGeneral newsActs of tortureLegal proceedingsLaw and orderDrug-related crimeCrimeOrganized crimeMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe84f7e75d794ff59c8349b15726bfd0Thu, 28 May 2015 01:36:13 GMTColombian rebel peace negotiator among dead in military raidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f948db8055c47549684efcdad335248BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Leftist rebels in Colombia claimed on Wednesday that one of their most-veteran fighters, a former envoy to peace talks with the government, was killed during a military raid last week.By JOSHUA GOODMANiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGuerrilla warfareGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f948db8055c47549684efcdad335248Thu, 28 May 2015 00:22:42 GMTKanye West to perform at Birthday Bash 20 concert in Atlantahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5117b5b0bffc4bdcbe104b7929eafc96ATLANTA (AP) — Kanye West is bringing his talents to Atlanta's most popular hip-hop concert shows.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5117b5b0bffc4bdcbe104b7929eafc96Thu, 28 May 2015 01:08:56 GMTTNT has 7 percent rise in viewers from '14 conference finalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cb5eb657371448ca300326e8a760824NEW YORK (AP) — Cleveland's four-game sweep of Atlanta in the Eastern Conference finals averaged 6.8 million viewers on TNT, a 7 percent increase from last season's coverage.eArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentTelevision ratingsMen's basketballSports mediaTelevisionMediaProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cb5eb657371448ca300326e8a760824Thu, 28 May 2015 00:58:19 GMTTeen sentenced to community service after starting wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f38e7fa72da94635963f561f3efc7e54SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge on Wednesday ordered a 14-year-old girl to serve 400 hours of community service for causing one of the worst wildfires in San Diego County last year.aGeneral newsJuvenile crimeLegal proceedingsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersFiresCrimeLaw and orderCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f38e7fa72da94635963f561f3efc7e54Thu, 28 May 2015 00:17:19 GMTPolice: Man dies at hospital after shot by police stun gunhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7600362e9a94f47a70f832e308398bfKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, say a man shocked by an officer's stun gun has died at a hospital.aGeneral newsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsKansasKansas CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7600362e9a94f47a70f832e308398bfThu, 28 May 2015 00:43:51 GMT