FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Mar 2015 22:58:18 -0700Singapore bids farewell to Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeral (AP) — Tens of thousands of Singaporeans undeterred by heavy rains lined a 15 kilometer (9 mile) route through the Southeast Asian city-state to witness an elaborate funeral procession Sunday for longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew.By JEANETTE TAN and STEPHEN WRIGHTiGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesState funeralsGovernment and politicsLegislatureSingaporeSoutheast AsiaAsia, 29 Mar 2015 05:47:20 GMTWildfire grows in Montana, but ski area evacuation lifted LODGE, Mont. (AP) — An unseasonable wildfire driven by strong winds prompted a short-term evacuation of a ski lodge in southern Montana.aGeneral newsEvacuationsFiresAccidents and disastersDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 04:38:43 GMTPence: Effort to 'clarify' religious objections law underway (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said he would support legislation to "clarify the intent" of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns it could allow discrimination against gay people.By RICK CALLAHANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansReligionReligious issuesState governmentsLegislationState legislatureLocal governmentsSocial affairsSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesLegislatureMarriageFamily issuesIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 05:05:56 GMTAir Canada plane leaves runway upon landing in Halifax, Nova Scotia (AP) — Air Canada says a flight from Toronto to Halifax "exited" the runway at Halifax's airport upon landing.iGeneral newsNova ScotiaCanadaHalifax Regional MunicipalityNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 04:42:45 GMTIndiana governor supports clarifying religious objection law (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he would support legislation to "clarify the intent" of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns it could allow discrimination against gay people.aGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansState governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 01:54:58 GMTJenner gets tiebreaking goal to lead Blue Jackets past Blues LOUIS (AP) — Boone Jenner scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, and Cam Atkinson had an empty-netter late in the third to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeySt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 03:00:43 GMTWinter Olympics inspectors positive after Beijing visit (AP) — IOC inspectors left Beijing Sunday after offering praise for the Chinese capital's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics that, if successful, would make it the first city to hold both the winter and summer games.By CHRISTOPHER BODEENiGeneral newsSportsSummer Olympic gamesWinter Olympic gamesHuman rights and civil libertiesOlympic gamesAir qualityEventsSocial issuesSocial affairsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsBeijingKazakhstanAlmatyChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaCentral Asia, 29 Mar 2015 01:41:42 GMTWisconsin heads to Final Four after 85-78 win over Arizona ANGELES (AP) — Just call him Sam Dagger.By BETH HARRISsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipMen's basketballCollege basketballCollege sportsEventsBasketballMen's sportsWisconsinArizonaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 03:21:29 GMTWoman, 2 year old killed, man injured in Washington shooting, Wash. (AP) — A 29-year-old woman and a 2-year-old boy were fatally shot early Saturday, and a third shooting victim was suffering from life-threatening injuries, sheriff's deputies in Washington state said.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeWashingtonBremertonSeattlePuget SoundUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 03:27:11 GMTNorth Dakota tops St. Cloud State to reach Frozen Four, N.D. (AP) — Drake Caggiula scored his team-leading 18th goal of the season, Zane McIntyre stopped a handful of point-blank shots and North Dakota beat St. Cloud State 4-1 on Saturday night in the West Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four.By DAVE KOLPACKsSportsCollege sportsCollege hockeyHockeyNorth DakotaSt. CloudUnited StatesNorth AmericaMinnesota, 29 Mar 2015 03:56:39 GMTBulls hand Knicks franchise-record 60th loss in 111-80 romp (AP) — Nikola Mirotic scored 24 points, Pau Gasol added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls handed the Knicks their franchise-record 60th loss, beating New York 111-80 Saturday night.By ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballNew York CityChicagoNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinois, 29 Mar 2015 02:32:43 GMTMariners pitching prospect Sanchez dies 42 days after injury, Venezuela (AP) — Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez died Saturday night from head injuries he suffered in a boating accident last month, his Venezuelan team announced.iGeneral newsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsVenezuelaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 29 Mar 2015 04:35:02 GMTWarriors beat Bucks 108-95, clinch top seed in West (AP) — The Golden State Warriors achieved two impressive milestones with another double-digit win on the road.By GENARO C. ARMASsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 04:27:37 GMTKlingberg scores in overtime as Stars topple Canucks 4-3, British Columbia (AP) — John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBritish ColumbiaVancouverSeguinCanadaNorth AmericaTexasUnited States, 29 Mar 2015 05:30:42 GMTSurvived: No. 1 Kentucky holds off Notre Dame 68-66 (AP) — With everything at stake, Kentucky didn't panic and played to perfection.By TOM WITHERSaGeneral newsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballCollege sportsEventsBasketballMen's sportsKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 05:50:24 GMTJazz rally from down 16 to beat Thunder 94-89 LAKE CITY (AP) — Trey Burke said the Jazz "felt disrespected" and took former teammate Enes Kanter's critical comments about the organization personally.By KAREEM COPELANDsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsOklahoma CityUtahOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 05:19:43 GMTAlabama DL Taylor charged with domestic violence a 2nd time, Ala. (AP) — Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor, signed about six months after Georgia dismissed him following his arrest in a girlfriend's assault, faces a new domestic violence charge, police said.sSportsArrestsCrimeCollege footballViolent crimeGeneral newsLaw and orderCollege sportsFootballAlabamaTuscaloosaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 05:49:59 GMTJolie delivers empowerment message at Kids' Choice Awards ANGELES (AP) — The traditional green slime flowed at the Kids' Choice Awards, but it was Angelina Jolie's message of empowerment for youngsters that stuck.By LYNN ELBEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentNickelodeon Kids' Choice AwardsCelebrityChildren's entertainmentWomen's healthAward showsEventsHealth, 29 Mar 2015 04:31:06 GMTProvidence beats Miami 7-5 in NCAA East Regional, R.I. (AP) — Shane Luke scored two goals and Providence held off top-seeded Miami of Ohio 7-5 on Saturday night the East Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.sSportsCollege sportsCollege hockeyHockeyProvidenceOhioRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 02:32:27 GMTKazmir, Quintana both strong; A's beat White Sox 10-4, Ariz. (AP) — Left-handers Scott Kazmir of Oakland and Jose Quintana of Chicago tuned up for the regular season with strong starts on Saturday, and the Athletics beat the White Sox 10-4.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsArizonaMesaCaliforniaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 29 Mar 2015 01:03:58 GMTGolf Capsules ANTONIO (AP) — Jimmy Walker opened a four-stroke lead over fellow Texan Jordan Spieth, shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday in his hometown Texas Open.By The Associated PresssSportsWomen's golfMen's golfGolfMen's sportsWomen's sportsSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 01:45:40 GMTNebraska-Omaha beats Harvard 4-1 NCAA Midwest Regional BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ryan Massa made 33 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Harvard 4-1 on Saturday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.sSportsCollege sportsCollege hockeyHockeyOmahaSouth BendHarvardNebraskaUnited StatesNorth AmericaIndianaMassachusetts, 29 Mar 2015 04:23:35 GMTToday in History is Sunday, March 29, the 88th day of 2015. There are 277 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaCrimeViolent crimeGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 04:00:05 GMTSerena Williams easily wins opening match at Miami Open BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Serena Williams punctuated points Saturday with theatrics worthy of a Grand Slam final. There were squeals, knee kicks, pirouettes and fist pumps, sometimes all at once.By STEVEN WINEsSportsTennisAthlete injuriesWomen's tennisMen's tennisAthlete healthWomen's sportsMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 02:35:45 GMTStaal, Faulk score in 3rd, lead Hurricanes past Devils 3-1, N.C. (AP) — Eric Staal and Justin Faulk scored in the third period, and Carolina beat New Jersey 3-1 on Saturday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 01:58:06 GMTHornets beat Hawks backups 115-100, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 21 points and the Charlotte Hornets beat an Atlanta Hawks team missing all five starters, 115-100 on Saturday night.By STEVE REEDsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 01:38:44 GMTStingrays' ECHL-record 23-game win streak stopped by Fuel (AP) — The South Carolina Stingrays' ECHL-record 23-game winning streak was stopped Saturday night with a 3-2 loss to the Indy Fuel.sSportsHockeyProfessional hockeyMen's hockeyMen's sports, 29 Mar 2015 05:06:36 GMTAir Canada plane leaves Halifax runway on 'abrupt' landing, Nova Scotia (AP) — An Air Canada plane made an "abrupt" landing and left the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, but there were no immediate reports of injuries, authorities said early Sunday.iGeneral newsNova ScotiaCanadaHalifax Regional MunicipalityNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 05:35:18 GMTDuchene, Iginla have 3 points each as Avs beat Sabres 5-3 (AP) — Matt Duchene had a goal and two assists, Jarome Iginla had three assists and the Colorado Avalanche kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsAthlete healthEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyColoradoDenverBuffaloUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 29 Mar 2015 03:48:02 GMTCanadiens edge Panthers 3-2 in OT, clinch playoff berth (AP) — Max Pacioretty scored in overtime as the Montreal Canadiens clinched a playoff berth with a 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.sSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMontrealQuebecCanadaNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 02:27:40 GMTEmma Stone, Liam Hemsworth among Kids' Choice Awards winners ANGELES (AP) — Emma Stone is a Kids' Choice Award winner who largely escaped the show's trademark green slime. But the same isn't true for the stars of "Modern Family."eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentNickelodeon Kids' Choice AwardsAward showsCelebrityChildren's entertainmentEvents, 29 Mar 2015 01:36:07 GMTSaudi Arabia says strikes push Yemen rebels out of air bases, Yemen (AP) — A Saudi-led airstrike campaign targeting Shiite rebels who control much of Yemen has pushed them out of contested air bases and destroyed any jet fighter remaining in the Arab world's poorest country, the kingdom has said.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaSaudi ArabiaPakistanMiddle EastIranSouth AsiaAsia, 29 Mar 2015 05:55:52 GMTNo. 2 seed Tennessee beats No. 11 Gonzaga 73-69 in overtime, Wash. (AP) — Cierra Burdick scored 22, including four late free throws for the winning points, as Tennessee beat Gonzaga 73-69 in overtime on Saturday to advance to the Spokane Regional final of the NCAA Tournament.By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSsSportsNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballWomen's basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsTennesseeWashingtonSpokaneUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 01:48:53 GMTMirim Lee leads LPGA Tour's Kia Classic, Calif. (AP) — Mirim Lee took the Kia Classic lead Saturday, while top-ranked Lydia Ko easily increased her LPGA Tour under-par streak to 27 rounds but dropped two late strokes and ended up four shots behind.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsCaliforniaEast AsiaNew ZealandUnited StatesNorth AmericaAsiaOceania, 29 Mar 2015 02:26:14 GMTPainstaking search continues after NYC blast, but hope dims YORK (AP) — Searching with hands and dogs through scoops of rubble from three apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, emergency workers painstakingly looked for signs of two missing people Saturday, though authorities acknowledged the chances were slim.By JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsFiresExplosionsUtilitiesAccidents and disastersCrimeAccidentsIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 03:11:03 GMTLEADING OFF: Alex Rodriguez to play first base look at what's happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona on Sunday:By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 29 Mar 2015 01:23:35 GMTDecorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face (AP) — A decorated Boston police officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face by a man with several gun convictions during a traffic stop that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker, the city's police commissioner said.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 01:35:23 GMTEiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour (AP) — The Eiffel Tower went dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.iGeneral newsEnvironmental policyEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyGovernment and politicsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 29 Mar 2015 04:31:34 GMTDubnyk stops 31 shots as Wild beat Kings 4-1 PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu each scored two goals, and Devan Dubnyk had 31 saves in his 34th straight start with Minnesota to lead the Wild past the L.A. Kings 4-1 on Saturday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 04:17:55 GMTRIT beats Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 in Midwest Regionals BEND, Ind. (AP) — Josh Mitchell broke a tie with 5:51 left in the third period and Rochester Institute of Technology beat top-seeded Minnesota State-Mankato 2-1 on Saturday in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.sSportsCollege hockeyCollege sportsHockeyMankatoSouth BendMinnesotaNebraskaOmahaUnited StatesNorth AmericaIndiana, 29 Mar 2015 03:38:33 GMTPakistan sending plane to evacuate those stranded in Yemen, Yemen (AP) — Pakistan says it will send a plane to Yemen to begin evacuating its citizens amid a Saudi-led campaign of airstrikes there targeting Shiite rebels who have taken control of much of the country.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsEvacuationsYemenPakistanSanaaMiddle EastSouth AsiaAsia, 29 Mar 2015 05:25:07 GMTGoldschmidt, Pollock hit 1st HRs in D'Backs' loss to Royals, Ariz. (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt and A.J. Pollock each hit their first homers of spring training in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 10-5 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 01:08:21 GMTBrewer scores winner in OT to lift Maple Leafs past Senators (AP) — Eric Brewer scored 3:17 into overtime to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsOttawaTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 04:21:30 GMTNo. 1 seed Maryland ousts Duke in regional semifinals 65-55, Wash. (AP) — Brenda Frese sat down at the dais and immediately gave a little jab at Maryland's former foes from its days in the ACC.By TIM BOOTHsSportsCollege basketballNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsEventsWomen's sportsMarylandWashingtonSpokaneUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 02:23:11 GMT7 shot and injured at Florida spring break house party CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with attempted murder.By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIELaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePanama CityFloridaMobileAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:59:31 GMTZunino homers twice, but Giants rally to edge Mariners 9-8, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Zunino hit two home runs and Kyle Seager added a third for the Seattle Mariners, but the San Francisco Giants rallied from a four-run deficit in the top of the ninth inning with minor leaguers Saturday in a 9-8 split-squad victory.By JOSE M. ROMEROsSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsArizonaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 29 Mar 2015 00:42:04 GMTLA light rail train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt ANGELES (AP) — A light rail train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California on Saturday, seriously injuring the driver and the train's operator. Nineteen passengers on the train suffered lesser injuries.By JOHN ROGERSaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 03:09:37 GMTWildfire threatens Montana ski area, forcing evacuation LODGE, Mont. (AP) — Authorities evacuated a ski lodge in southern Montana on Saturday because of a wind-driven wildfire heading toward it.aGeneral newsEvacuationsAccidents and disastersDisaster planning and responseFiresNatural disastersMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:37:35 GMTTrail Blazers beat Nuggets, move closer to division title, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 120-114 on Saturday night for their third consecutive victory.By NICK DASCHELsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 04:44:01 GMTHundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory (AP) — Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.By RICK CALLAHANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansReligionReligious issuesState legislatureLocal governmentsSocial affairsSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesMarriageFamily issuesLegislatureState governmentsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 02:45:21 GMT