FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 31 Mar 2015 19:59:49 -0700Dodgers OF Ethier leaves after getting hit on elbow, Ariz. (AP) — Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier left Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox after he was hit on his right elbow by a pitch.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 01:17:53 GMTTentative special election date for ex-US Rep. Schock's seat, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday scheduled a special election for this summer to fill the vacancy caused by U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's resignation, but he acknowledged the date likely would be pushed back to comply with federal voting law.aGeneral newsVotingState governmentsGovernment and politicsSpecial electionsElectionsCampaignsIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 00:49:26 GMTPolice say man found dead at Hollywood Hills home of Andrew Getty, heir to Getty oil fortune ANGELES (AP) — Police say man found dead at Hollywood Hills home of Andrew Getty, heir to Getty oil fortune.aGeneral newsLos AngelesHollywoodCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 01:58:13 GMTMan found dead at Hollywood Hills home of Andrew Getty ANGELES (AP) — Police say a man has been found dead at the Hollywood Hills home of Getty oil fortune heir Andrew Getty, but they haven't confirmed that it's him.aBusinessGeneral newsLos AngelesHollywoodCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:18:23 GMTNets back into 8th, beat Pacers for fourth straight win YORK (AP) — Brook Lopez had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets reclaimed sole possession of eighth place in the Eastern Conference by beating the Indiana Pacers 111-106 on Tuesday night for their season-high fourth straight victory.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballBrooklynUnited StatesIndianaNew York CityNew YorkNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:17:36 GMTFather of Washington school shooter arrested on gun charge (AP) — The father of a Washington state high school student who killed four classmates and himself last fall was arrested Tuesday on a federal charge that he was barred from possessing the gun his son used in the shooting.By GENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeMarysville-Pilchuck High School shootingDomestic violenceCrimeGun politicsArrestsIllegal weaponsEventsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationFamily issuesPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw and orderWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 01:37:37 GMTCongressman's son a defendant in fraternity-death lawsuits, S.C. (AP) — The son of U.S. Rep. John Carney, D-Del., is one of five defendants in two lawsuits seeking at least $50 million stemming from the death of a Clemson University fraternity pledge.By BRUCE SMITHaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsSocial affairsHigher educationEducationGovernment and politicsSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:32:20 GMTKreider's 3rd-period goal gives Rangers 3-2 win over Jets, Manitoba (AP) — Chris Kreider scored with 3:46 left in the third period, and Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers rallied to beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Tuesday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsWinnipegNew York CityManitobaCanadaNorth AmericaNew YorkUnited States, 01 Apr 2015 02:53:57 GMTKadri has goal, assist in Maple Leafs' win over Lightning (AP) — Nazem Kadri had a goal and assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs played the role of spoilers in a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lighting on Tuesday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyOttawaTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:21:03 GMTSome parents of missing Mexico youths ask help of gang boss CITY (AP) — Some parents of 43 Mexican college students who disappeared six months ago are turning to the purported leader of a drug gang and asking for his help in learning more about what happened to their sons.iGeneral newsMissing personsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Apr 2015 02:03:30 GMTTexas bill cuts HIV funding, boosts abstinence education, Texas (AP) — Texas would cut $3 million in state funds for programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and put that money toward abstinence education under a Republican-sponsored measure advanced by the state House.aGovernment and politicsState legislatureSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareLegislatureState governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 01:28:07 GMTHusband, wife found dead in home, had been cut by chain saw VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — A husband and wife have been found cut by a chain saw and dead in a Philadelphia-area home.aGeneral newsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:51:06 GMTDefense rests in 1st phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday, a day after they began presenting testimony designed to show his late older brother was the mastermind of the 2013 terror attack.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsSportsBombingsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 00:50:22 GMTPurported kidnappers want apology from California police FRANCISCO (AP) — Two major California newspapers say they've received emails from a person claiming responsibility for a woman's abduction, including one demanding that police apologize to the woman for calling it a hoax.aBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessKidnappingMissing personsCrimeCaliforniaSan FranciscoVallejoUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 01:50:42 GMTProsecutor: Chain saw located in home where 2 found dead VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two people were found dead in a Philadelphia-area home after a boy reported finding his parents with cuts from a chain saw.aGeneral news, 01 Apr 2015 01:36:31 GMTDjokovic beats Dolgopolov 6-7 (3), 7-5, 6-0 at Miami Open BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Before the first set ended Tuesday, Novak Djokovic had busted a racket in anger, drawn jeers from the crowd and received two code violations, which cost him a point penalty.By STEVEN WINEsSportsMen's sportsWomen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 01:19:41 GMTDjokovic defeats Dolgopolov in Miami; Venus Williams loses BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Before the first set ended Tuesday, Novak Djokovic had busted a racket in anger, drawn jeers from the crowd and received two code violations, which cost him a point penalty.By STEVEN WINEsSportsWomen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:00:30 GMTFujikawa fails to get any outs as Rangers lose to Cubs 15-10, Ariz. (AP) — Kyuji Fujikawa failed to retire any of the five batters he faced in an eight-run ninth inning as a Texas Rangers split squad lost to the Chicago Cubs 15-10 Tuesday.By ALAN ESKEWsSportsSports transactionsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSports businessEventsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 01:15:12 GMTMichigan State title would be worth $1 million to Vegas man VEGAS (AP) — Derek Stevens didn't need to fill out a bracket to become a big winner in the NCAA Tournament. He's got a $1 million payout waiting if Michigan State keeps defying the odds and wins the national championship.By TIM DAHLBERGsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsLas VegasMichiganNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 00:57:05 GMTElectoral commission declares Muhammadu Buhari winner of Nigeria's presidential election, Nigeria (AP) — Electoral commission declares Muhammadu Buhari winner of Nigeria's presidential election.iGeneral newsElectionsNational electionsGovernment and politicsNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 01 Apr 2015 02:50:18 GMTBarry Zito's scoreless streak ends; A's beat Angels 13-10, Ariz. (AP) — Barry Zito's spotless spring ended when he gave up three home runs to the Los Angeles Angels in the third inning Tuesday, but the Oakland Athletics also had a big day at the plate in a 13-10 victory.By JIM RICHARDSsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMesaOaklandArizonaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 01 Apr 2015 01:40:33 GMTPolice: Man, woman found dead after medical office shooting, Calif. (AP) — A man stormed into a medical office building in downtown Fresno and fatally shot the mother of his five children before he killed himself, police in central California said Tuesday.By SCOTT SMITHaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeFresnoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 01:35:55 GMTStone's shootout goal lifts Senators over Red Wings 2-1 (AP) — Mark Stone scored the final goal in the shootout, and the Ottawa Senators beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Tuesday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:41:06 GMTOvechkin nets 50th, adds assist, Capitals top Hurricanes 4-2 (AP) — Alex Ovechkin smiled that gap-toothed grin of his while standing for a commemorative photo in the locker room, holding the puck he put in the net a couple of hours earlier for his NHL-leading 50th goal.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDistrict of ColumbiaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 01 Apr 2015 02:59:03 GMTSurveys show China manufacturing weak in February (AP) — Two surveys show China's manufacturing activity was anemic in February and industry faced more downward pressure on prices, adding to signs of economic weakness.iBusinessGeneral newsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Apr 2015 02:39:23 GMTVenus Williams loses at Miami Open to Carla Suarez Navarro BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Venus Williams lost in the quarterfinals of the Miami Open on Tuesday to No. 12-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro 0-6, 6-1, 7-5.By STEVEN WINEsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 01:51:39 GMTSpurs stay hot, pull away from Heat for 95-81 win (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 22 points, Tony Parker added 16 in his 1,000th NBA game, and the San Antonio Spurs added more steam to their playoff push by beating the Miami Heat 95-81 on Tuesday night.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMiamiFloridaOrlandoTexasSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:54:34 GMTLincecum pitches into 6th in Giants win over Rockies, Ariz. (AP) — Tim Lincecum pitched into the sixth inning, Justin Maxwell went 3 for 3 with three RBIs, and the San Francisco Giants rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 Tuesday in an exhibition game.By RICK EYMERsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 00:56:19 GMTTrevor Noah defends self in backlash to old tweets YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah, the newly announced host of "The Daily Show," rejected the backlash over his graphic tweets targeting Jews and women as an unfair reflection of him and his comedy.By FRAZIER MOOREaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentSocial mediaComedy performanceOnline mediaMediaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 01:41:13 GMTScion youth looks to sedan, hatchback to revive sales YORK (AP) — Toyota is turning to a sporty hatchback and a low-cost sedan to restore some hipness — and sales — to its youth-oriented Scion brand.By TOM KRISHERaBusinessGeneral newsSeniorsConsumer products and servicesIndustries, 01 Apr 2015 01:18:20 GMTBruce hits 3-run homer in Reds' win over Brewers (AP) — Jay Bruce snapped a spring slump with a three-run homer among his two hits and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-4 on Tuesday.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 01 Apr 2015 01:04:04 GMTLEADING OFF: Kluber vs Bumgarner, Swisher back look at what's happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona on Wednesday:By The Associated PresssSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 01:34:10 GMTDrummond leads Pistons past Hawks 105-95 HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Andre Drummond had 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons beat the Atlanta Hawks 105-95 on Tuesday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:02:59 GMTLucic's late goal helps Bruins beat Panthers, 3-2 (AP) — Milan Lucic scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:09 left as Boston rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 Tuesday night, giving the Bruins two valuable points as the try to hang on to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.By DOUG ALDENsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:01:00 GMTJohnson's OT goal lifts Blue Jackets over Devils 3-2, Ohio (AP) — Jack Johnson's backhander 56 seconds into overtime lifted the Columbus Blue Jackets past the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to seven.By RUSTY MILLERsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyColumbusOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:02:45 GMTNo nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline, Switzerland (AP) — With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out the outline of an agreement.By MATTHEW LEE and GEORGE JAHNiGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsInternational relationsLegislatureDiplomacyForeign policyGovernment policyTehranUnited StatesIranIsraelSwitzerlandRussiaDistrict of ColumbiaMiddle EastNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 01 Apr 2015 01:23:32 GMTAP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M YORK (AP) — Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set.By RONALD BLUMaBusinessGeneral newsSportsAthlete compensationSports transactionsAthlete injuriesWages and salariesSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthPersonnelMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesNew York CityLos AngelesNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 01 Apr 2015 02:08:44 GMTReport: Egypt, Nigeria led world in death sentences in 2014 NATIONS (AP) — Egypt and Nigeria accounted for well over 1,000 of the death sentences announced last year, more than a third of the world's total, Amnesty International says in its latest annual report on the death penalty.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsDeath penalty controversyCrimeTerrorismLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestNigeriaUnited StatesMiddle EastWest AfricaEgyptIranAfricaNorth AmericaNorth Africa, 01 Apr 2015 00:55:14 GMTTuskegee Airman Leslie A. Williams dies in California at 95, Calif. (AP) — Leslie A. Williams, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, has died in California. He was 95.aGeneral newsObituariesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:30:38 GMTMom who blamed baby's death on toddler daughter gets prison, Pa. (AP) — An Alabama woman who blamed the death of her infant son on her toddler daughter has been sentenced in Pennsylvania to 15 to 30 years in prison.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderAllentownPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:01:29 GMTDisabled Canadian ship's crewmen jump to Coast Guard boats (AP) — Nine crewmembers of a disabled Canadian charter schooner that looks like a pirate ship have jumped safely into Coast Guard lifeboats in rough seas off the New England coast.aGeneral newsMaritime piracySearch and rescue effortsCrimeInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:46:17 GMTJapan tankan survey: businesses wary, spending plans flat (AP) — Japanese businesses remain wary over the outlook for the world's No. 3 economy and generally plan to reduce capital investment, according to a central bank survey released Wednesday.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyMaterials industryCurrency marketsRecessions and depressionsIndustriesFinancial marketsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyJapanEast AsiaAsia, 01 Apr 2015 01:18:11 GMTTexas measure cuts HIV funds, boost abstinence education, Texas (AP) — Texas would cut $3 million from programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and spend that money instead on abstinence education under a contentious Republican-sponsored measure tucked into the state budget Tuesday night.By PAUL J. WEBERaGovernment and politicsState legislatureSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareLegislatureState governmentsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthSchool curriculaEducationEducation issuesTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:48:56 GMTA look at widely criticized Indiana law on religious freedom (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence urged lawmakers Tuesday to send a bill to his desk by the end of the week to clarify the intent of a new law that critics fear could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.By JENI O'MALLEYaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansState legislatureState governmentsGovernment and politicsLegislationReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesLegislatureHuman rights and civil libertiesIndianaIndianapolisArkansasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 01:15:59 GMTLowrie, Rasmus homer for Astros in 8-5 win over Braves, Fla. (AP) — Wandy Rodriguez made his latest bid to earn the final spot in Atlanta's rotation, pitching five innings for the Braves on Tuesday night in their 8-5 loss to the Houston Astros.By JEFF BERLINICKEsSportsMen's sportsBaseballProfessional baseballFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:29:54 GMT10 Things to Know for Wednesday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:By The Associated PressaGeneral news, 01 Apr 2015 01:10:14 GMTAfter Christie's privatization, NJ lottery missing targets (AP) — When Chris Christie privatized New Jersey's lottery two years ago, he said its new overseers would "modernize and maximize" the games.By JEFF HORWITZwBusinessGovernment and politicsState governmentsLotteriesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesOwnership changesCorporate newsGeneral newsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Apr 2015 02:49:31 GMTLydia Ko rolling toward history on LPGA Tour pressure from playing in the first major of the year is clearly getting to Lydia Ko.By DOUG FERGUSONsSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sports, 01 Apr 2015 02:09:56 GMTBullet prompts partial evacuation, delays at Alaska airport, Alaska (AP) — The Juneau, Alaska, airport was partially evacuated after a bullet was found on a passenger ramp before a flight.aGeneral newsAir travel disruptionsTransportationAlaskaJuneauSeattleUnited StatesNorth AmericaWashington, 01 Apr 2015 00:45:22 GMTBroadway's 'Honeymoon in Vegas' will close this Sunday YORK (AP) — The honeymoon between "Honeymoon in Vegas" and Broadway is over. Even Elvis couldn't save them.By MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentPerforming artsLeisure travelTravelLifestyleWeddingsOccasions, 01 Apr 2015 01:44:21 GMT