FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Apr 2015 23:07:40 -0700In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in the room (AP) — When President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet on Tuesday, a major subtext of their discussions will be the world leader not in the room — Chinese President Xi Jinping.By JIM KUHNHENN and MATTHEW LEEwGovernment and politicsWorld War IITerritorial disputesMilitary and defenseEventsWar and unrestGeneral newsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyInternational tradeInternational agreementsInternational relationsJapanChinaUnited StatesEast AsiaBeijingAsiaGreater ChinaNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 03:11:23 GMTApple's Mac is selling strong, iPad not so much FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's iPhone was again the company's star in the first three months of the year. The tech giant sold 61 million iPhones, or 40 percent more than in the same period a year ago. That represented about two-thirds of its $58 billion in revenue.By BRANDON BAILEYhtGeneral newsTechnologyConsumer electronicsInformation technologyIndustriesBusinessConsumer products and servicesComputer hardware, 28 Apr 2015 04:08:35 GMTNuclear attack survivors, 70 years later, now fading away NATIONS (AP) — What a nuclear attack didn't take from them, old age will.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsNuclear weaponsObituariesWeapons of mass destructionWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsJapanNew York CityEast AsiaAsiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:12:37 GMTBill seeks to expand coverage for Hawaii fertility law (AP) — A proposal in Hawaii's Legislature would expand a state mandate on fertility treatments to include same sex couples and single women, updating a law that now only offers such benefits to women who are married to men.By CATHY BUSSEWITZaGeneral newsAccess to health careSexual and reproductive healthState legislatureInfertilityDiagnosis and treatmentEmployee benefitsGovernment and politicsHealth issuesHealthAssisted reproductive technologyIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsLegislatureState governmentsFinancial servicesIndustriesCouplesRelationshipsLifestylePersonnelHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:32:57 GMTKuznetsov's goal leads Capitals past Isles 2-1 in Game 7 (AP) — Unburdened by the catastrophes of past Game 7s littering the Washington Capitals' playoff history, rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov delivered a breathtaking, series-clinching goal that got Alex Ovechkin's seal of approval.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:01:32 GMTTexas inmate asks US Supreme Court to block execution, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate facing execution for the fatal stabbing of a corrections officer more than 15 years ago is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop his lethal injection.By MICHAEL GRACZYKaGeneral newsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderUnited StatesTexasHuntsvilleNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:06:09 GMTCole Hamels dominates, Phillies beat Cardinals 4-1 LOUIS (AP) — Cole Hamels won for the first time in seven starts dating to last September, and Ben Revere's two-run double in the seventh inning was the go-ahead hit for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 03:05:44 GMTAustralia can't do more for death row prisoners in Indonesia, Australia (AP) — Australia's foreign minister on Tuesday defended Prime Minister Tony Abbott against online criticism that he had not done enough to save the lives of two Australians on death row in Indonesia.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMen's boxingBoxingInternational relationsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderMen's sportsSportsIndonesiaAustraliaPhilippinesJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceaniaJava, 28 Apr 2015 04:26:04 GMTJohnson's HR helps Braves beat reeling Nationals, 8-4 (AP) — Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs, Eric Stults pitched 6 1-3 strong innings and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 8-4 on Monday night to give the Nationals their sixth straight loss.By CHARLES ODUMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthAtlantaHarrisburgGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 28 Apr 2015 02:29:06 GMTThe Latest on Nepal Quake: Major aftershocks waning a.m. (0300 GMT)The Associated PressaGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 03:23:46 GMTMarquis, Bruce lead Reds over Brewers 9-6 (AP) — Jason Marquis ended Cincinnati's long streak of clutch-hitting futility with a run-scoring single, and slumping Jay Bruce homered and drove in three runs on Monday night, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.By JOE KAYsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 02:49:49 GMTJapanese police investigate projectile launch near US base (AP) — Japanese police say they're investigating a possible attack on a U.S. Army base near Tokyo after finding a pair of launchers and a projectile following reports of explosions in the vicinity.iGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 05:03:45 GMTMcCann homers, not A-Rod, to lead Yankees over Rays 4-1 YORK (AP) — Brian McCann hit a tiebreaking home run and Adam Warren pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the New York Yankees ended the Tampa Bay Rays' five-game winning streak, 4-1 on Monday night.By HOWIE RUMBERGsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityNew YorkTampaUnited StatesNorth AmericaFlorida, 28 Apr 2015 02:34:12 GMTPolice: School shooter said he didn't plan to hurt students (AP) — A 16-year-old boy who fired two gunshots Monday inside a Washington state high school, hitting no one before a teacher tackled him, told detectives he never intended to hurt any students, a police spokesman said.By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIPaGeneral newsMarysville-Pilchuck High School shootingJuvenile crimeViolent crimeCrimeEventsSchool shootingsShootingsWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 03:54:19 GMTEx-NY Assembly speaker slated to enter plea to indictment YORK (AP) — Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to enter a plea to the latest version of a criminal indictment that led him to step down from his powerful post.aGeneral newsArrestsIndictmentsLaw and orderCrimeNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:05:22 GMTToday in History is Tuesday, April 28, the 118th day of 2015. There are 247 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCrimeGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:00:37 GMTThe Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll 4,4,38 in 3 countries a.m. (0315 GMT)The Associated PressaGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduAsia, 28 Apr 2015 03:37:23 GMTAsian markets tepid ahead of major earnings, Fed meeting, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were lukewarm Tuesday, taking a cue from losses on Wall Street ahead of earnings from major Asian companies and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsSouth KoreaEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 03:46:00 GMTCaptain of doomed ferry sentenced to life in prison, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean ferry captain responsible for last year's disaster that killed more than 300 people, mostly school children, was given an increased sentence of life in prison Tuesday by an appellate court that convicted him of homicide.By HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeCourtsEvacuationsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderJudiciaryGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 04:58:46 GMTJohnson scores 2, Lightning beat Detroit 5-2 to force Game 7 (AP) — With two splendid passes and a shot, the Tampa Bay Lightning covered the length of the ice in about six seconds — and offered their response to the laborious nature of the playoff grind.By NOAH TRISTERsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsDetroitTampaMichiganUnited StatesNorth AmericaFlorida, 28 Apr 2015 03:41:15 GMTDodgers pitcher McCarthy out for season with elbow injury ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy will miss the rest of the season with a torn elbow ligament, creating a hole in the middle of the rotation for a Los Angeles team with World Series aspirations.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete health, 28 Apr 2015 02:10:03 GMTAP PHOTOS: Peruvian community lives half-year on the water, Peru (AP) — Residents of the Peruvian Amazon community nicknamed "Venice of the Jungle" live half the year on the water, with canoes replacing motorcycle taxis as the most popular form of transport. Teenagers swim in the same areas where they played soccer during the other six months of the year.iGeneral newsPeruAmazon RiverSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 28 Apr 2015 04:05:11 GMT'Good kid': Lawyer pleads for Boston Marathon bomber's life (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers pleaded with a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical older brother.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsBombingsCrimeEventsLaw and orderBostonUnited StatesRussiaMassachusettsNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 03:04:58 GMTIn quake-hit Nepal, rescuers struggle to recover the dead, Nepal (AP) — For hours after Nepal was shaken by one of the most intense earthquakes here in nearly a century, 12-year-old Neha Chumda screamed for help.By TODD PITMANiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEmergency managementEventsGovernment and politicsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 04:55:15 GMTCollege football player to be bone marrow donor for infant, Ill. (AP) — A Western Illinois University linebacker soon will give an infant suffering from a rare immune disorder a precious gift in the game of life — a bone marrow transplant.aGeneral newsSportsCollege footballOrgan donationCollege sportsFootballHealth issuesHealthMacombIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:51:19 GMTFilmmaker among 4 Americans killed on Everest documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal.By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSaGeneral newsGovernment and politics2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersDocumentariesMountainsMoviesEventsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 03:12:36 GMTWalker has solid start for Mariners in 3-1 win at Rangers, Texas (AP) — Taijuan Walker pitched seven solid innings, Nelson Cruz had an RBI single against his former team and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 in a rain-delayed series opener Monday night.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballSports businessAthlete healthMen's sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 03:57:07 GMTCorinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campuses (AP) — Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation.By KIMBERLY HEFLINGwBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationshipsHigher educationEducationEducation costsSocial affairsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 02:40:19 GMTNets beat Hawks behind 35 from Williams, tie series at 2-2 YORK (AP) — Deron Williams rebounded from two dismal games with 35 points, and the Brooklyn Nets pulled out a 120-115 overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night, tying the series at two games apiece.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 02:06:22 GMTLoretta Lynch sworn in as new US attorney general (AP) — Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top law enforcement official.By ERIC TUCKERwGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw enforcement agenciesSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 02:43:42 GMTThe Latest: Courthouse empties after Day 1 of Holmes trial p.m. MDTBy The Associated PressaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeCourtsLaw and orderLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsJudiciaryColoradoDenverAuroraUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 02:01:34 GMTLatest on police-custody death: Massive fire related to riot p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsRiotsCriminal investigationsArsonFunerals and memorial servicesCrimeProtests and demonstrationsMunicipal governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesState governmentsSeniorsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesPolitical and civil unrestFiresAccidents and disastersLaw and orderLocal governmentsAccidentsSocial issuesSocial affairsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 03:38:56 GMTFlorida city drops legal fight; ex-mayor to be reinstated LAKES, Fla. (AP) — A former mayor of a south Florida city who was acquitted of federal corruption charges is set to be reinstated.aGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsPolitical corruptionLegal proceedingsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesLaw and orderMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:22:44 GMTEnola Gay co-pilot's flight logs, Hiroshima plans for sale, N.Y. (AP) — Of the 12 men who flew aboard the Enola Gay the day the U.S. B-29 Superfortress dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima 70 years ago this summer, none knew the four-engine bomber better than Capt. Robert Lewis.By CHRIS CAROLAaGeneral newsWorld War IIWar and unrestEventsJapanUnited StatesNew York CityNew YorkEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:01:19 GMTGroups want review of Shell's Arctic regulatory filings, Alaska (AP) — An ocean advocacy group and a university law clinic are petitioning the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an investigation of Royal Dutch Shell PLC and what the group call misstatements in regulatory filings regarding Arctic offshore drilling.By DAN JOLINGaBusinessGeneral newsScienceGovernment regulationsEnergy and the environmentSpecial interest groupsPolitical organizationsGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureArctic, 28 Apr 2015 04:43:21 GMTColombia's health ministry seeks to halt coca spraying, Colombia (AP) — Colombia*s Health Ministry is recommending the immediate suspension of aerial spraying of a herbicide that*s the cornerstone of U.S.-financed efforts to wipe out cocaine crops.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 28 Apr 2015 02:59:57 GMTThe Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll 4,438 in 3 countries a.m. (0415 GMT)The Associated PressaGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsNepalNew ZealandSouth AsiaKathmanduAsiaOceania, 28 Apr 2015 04:47:07 GMTUSS Constitution closed for repairs, to partly open in June (AP) — The world's oldest commissioned warship afloat is closing to visitors as it heads to dry dock in Boston for repairs.aGeneral newsConstitutionsGovernment and politicsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 03:00:03 GMTBryant, Hammel, Cubs beat Pirates; fan injured by flying bat (AP) — With each win, the Chicago Cubs seem to gain a little bit more confidence.By BRIAN SANDALOWsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:59:05 GMTCelebrity birthdays for the week of May 3-9 3: Singer Frankie Valli is 81. Sports announcer Greg Gumbel is 69. Singer Mary Hopkin is 65. Singer Christopher Cross is 64. Drummer Cactus Moser of Highway 101 is 58. Keyboardist David Ball of Soft Cell is 56. Country singer Shane Minor is 47. Music producer-actor Damon Dash is 44. Bassist John Hopkins of Zac Brown Band is 44. Country singer Brad Martin is 42. Actress Christina Hendricks is 40. Actor Dule Hill is 40. Country singer Eric Church is 38. Dancer Cheryl Burke is 31. Singer Michael Kiwanuka is 28.By The Associated PresseArts and entertainmentCelebrityEntertainmentMusic, 28 Apr 2015 05:02:16 GMTLatest on police-custody death: Police bid to regain control p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsRiotsCriminal investigationsArsonProtests and demonstrationsMunicipal governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesState governmentsSeniorsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeFiresAccidents and disastersLocal governmentsSocial issuesSocial affairsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:32:06 GMTJamaica woman brings attention to rapes targeting lesbians, Jamaica (AP) — When Angeline Jackson and a friend were ambushed at gunpoint and sexually assaulted on a wooded trail outside the Jamaican capital, police initially seemed less concerned about the attack than the fact she is a lesbian.By DAVID McFADDENiGeneral newsGays and lesbiansViolent crimeHate crimesSex in societyCrimePolitical activismHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsGender issuesJamaicaKingstonSouth AfricaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanSouthern AfricaAfrica, 28 Apr 2015 04:05:46 GMTTuna company, 2 managers charged in death of worker in oven ANGELES (AP) — Bumble Bee Foods and two managers were charged by Los Angeles prosecutors Monday with violating safety regulations in the death of a worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna.By BRIAN MELLEYaBusinessGeneral newsWorkplace safetyCrimePersonnelAccidentsAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 02:30:47 GMTTeen who fought cancer treatment heads home from hospital, Conn. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was released Monday from a hospital where she had been confined since December.By PAT EATON-ROBBaGeneral newsDiagnosis and treatmentCancerChemotherapyChild and teen healthMedicationDiseases and conditionsHealthLegal proceedingsLaw and orderHartfordConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:08:11 GMT5 people shot, 2 of them fatally, near church during funeral YORK (AP) — Two people have been killed and at least three others injured in a shooting outside a New York City church where a funeral was in progress.aGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesViolent crimeCrimeBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:02:42 GMTRiots in Baltimore over man's death in police custody (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and AMANDA LEE MYERSaGeneral newsRiotsAfrican-AmericansArrestsHuman rights and civil libertiesMunicipal governmentsEmergency managementPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:07:04 GMTTigers nip Twins 5-4 in series opener (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes had a homer, a double and three RBIs to back David Price in the Detroit Tigers' 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 03:42:04 GMTBucks avoid elimination again, beat Bulls 94-88 in Game 5 (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks insisted this playoff series was about more than just showing up, taking their beating and learning from it.By ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsEventsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:05:13 GMTPop star Mariah Carey makes grand entrance for Vegas show VEGAS (AP) — Mariah Carey wanted Las Vegas to know there's a new girl in town.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:38:45 GMTNepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villages, Nepal (AP) — Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quake-devastated Nepal, soldiers on Tuesday were readying food, water and other emergency supplies to be loaded onto helicopters in this small town near the earthquake's epicenter.By KATY DAIGLEiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeDisaster planning and responseSearch and rescue effortsEmergency managementAccidents and disastersArmed forcesHumanitarian crisesMountainsEventsNatural disastersGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMilitary and defenseEnvironment and natureIndiaNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduAsia, 28 Apr 2015 04:51:02 GMT