FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Mar 2015 19:59:30 -0700Arrieta goes 4 shutout innings, homers as Cubs rout Rockies, Ariz. (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched four shutout innings and also homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the split-squad Chicago Cubs routed the Colorado Rockies 18-4 Saturday.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballEventsMen's sportsAthlete healthMesaArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:30:53 GMTAustralia signs up to negotiations on Chinese-led bank, Australia (AP) — Australia announced on Sunday that it would join negotiations to establish a new a Chinese-led Asian regional bank that has emerged as a potential challenge to United States influence in a part of the world where the Obama administration has tried to forge stronger ties.iBusinessGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsAustraliaChinaJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesOceaniaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:08:54 GMTSingapore bids farewell to Lee Kuan Yew in elaborate funeral (AP) — Singaporeans are lining a 15 kilometer (9 mile) route through the city-state to witness an elaborate funeral procession for longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew.iGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesGovernment and politicsSingaporeSoutheast AsiaAsia, 29 Mar 2015 02:40:28 GMTLucic scores 2 goals in Bruins' 4-2 win over Rangers (AP) — If the Boston Bruins want an example of what's needed in the final few games to make the playoffs, they can simply watch a replay of the first period against the New York Rangers.By KEN POWTAKsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityBostonNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaMassachusetts, 28 Mar 2015 23:52:34 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 GMTIt's Izzo versus Pitino in showdown to settle East Region, N.Y. (AP) — Tom Izzo and Rick Pitino are Final Four regulars, and one of them will be back this year even though both of their teams were counted out weeks ago.By JOHN WAWROWsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsMichiganNew YorkSyracuseUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:53 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-ntter late in the third to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeySt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 02:49:51 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 GMTRoss strikes out 12 in 6 innings for Padres in win, Ariz. (AP) — Tyson Ross showed off his arm for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, striking out 12 in six dominant innings and leading the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday.By ALAN ESKEWsSportsAthlete injuriesMLB Spring TrainingBaseballProfessional baseballAthlete healthMen's sportsEventsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:17:09 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 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 01:55:26 GMTAre Houston Regional shooting woes due to stadium? (AP) — The South Regional of the NCAA Tournament is the only one being played in a football stadium.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege footballCollege sportsMen's basketballFootballEventsProfessional footballMen's sportsBasketballMen's college basketballCollege basketballHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:18:58 GMTJolie delivers empowerment message at Kids' Choice Awards ANGELES (AP) — Angelina Jolie, who has sought to inspire women with public candor about her own health, brought another message of empowerment to the Kids' Choice Awards.By LYNN ELBEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentNickelodeon Kids' Choice AwardsChildren's entertainmentCelebrityWomen's healthAward showsEventsHealth, 29 Mar 2015 02:46:17 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 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 GMTJimmy Walker leads hometown Texas Open 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 TIM PRICEsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfTexasSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:11:36 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 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 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 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 GMTBoko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history.By MICHELLE FAUL and HARUNA UMARiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMunicipal governmentsVotingWar and unrestRebellions and uprisingsNational electionsElectionsViolent crimeCrimeLocal governmentsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesNigeriaAfricaWest Africa, 29 Mar 2015 00:13:34 GMTBird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county (AP) — An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the highly contagious disease could seriously damage the industry.By STEVE KARNOWSKIaBusinessGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksAnimalsLivestock diseasesInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAnimal healthConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgriculturePublic healthMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:27:48 GMTBrook stops Dan after 4 rounds to keep IBF welterweight belt, England (AP) — Kell Brook won his first defense of the IBF welterweight belt when mandatory and outclassed challenger Jo Jo Dan retired after their fourth round and four knockdowns on Saturday.sSportsMen's boxingBoxingMen's sportsEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Mar 2015 23:30:44 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 GMTCourtney Force tops Funny Car qualifying, N.C. (AP) — Courtney Force top Funny Car qualifying Saturday in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.sSportsNHRAAutomobile racingMotorcycle racing, 28 Mar 2015 23:18:10 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 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 GMTBoston U. beats Minnesota-Duluth in Northeast Regional, N.H. (AP) — Evan Rodrigues scored with 2:24 left in the third period and Boston University held on to beat Minnesota-Duluth 3-2 on Saturday in the NCAA hockey tournament's Northeast Regional championship, sending the Terriers home with a berth in the Frozen Four.By DOUG ALDENsSportsCollege sportsCollege hockeyHockeyDuluthMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:34:51 GMTKevin Sutherland takes Champions Tour lead, Miss. (AP) — Kevin Sutherland birdied three of the final six holes Saturday for a 5-under 67 and the second-round lead in the Champions Tour's Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic.sSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolf, 28 Mar 2015 23:21:36 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 GMTBrewers' Braun has 2 hits, 2 RBIs in 3-2 loss to Indians (AP) — Ryan Braun extended his torrid stretch with two more hits and two RBIs for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 3-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEvents, 29 Mar 2015 00:09:48 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 newsSearch and rescue effortsExplosionsAccidents and disastersMunicipal governmentsCrimeAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 02:29:11 GMTAP sources: Texas fires coach Barnes after 17 years, Texas (AP) — Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes will be released after yet another quick exit from the postseason, people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday.By JIM VERTUNOsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballCoachingCollege sportsBasketballEventsMen's sportsSports transactionsSports businessTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:29:10 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 GMTFrazier homers, drives in 4 as Reds beat Cubs, Ariz. (AP) — Todd Frazier hit his fourth home run this spring and drove in four runs as the Cincinnati Reds beat a Chicago Cubs split squad 9-5 Saturday.By GARY SCHATZsSportsMLB Spring TrainingBaseballProfessional baseballEventsMen's sportsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:21:29 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 has gone dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.iGeneral newsScienceEnvironmental policyEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyGovernment and politicsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 29 Mar 2015 02:13:09 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 35th 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 02:57:17 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 Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsOttawaTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 02:24:01 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 GMTWoman, 2 year old killed, man injured in Bremerton shooting, Wash. (AP) — Kitsap County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a double homicide in Bremerton. The suspect remains at large.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderWashingtonBremertonUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:21:04 GMTTrout hits 4th HR for Angels, Pederson hits 5th for Dodgers, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Trout hit his fourth spring homer for the Los Angeles Angels while rookie Joc Pederson hit his fifth home run that helped the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-4 win Saturday.By JIM RICHARDSsSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:53:39 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 00:08:23 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 GMTPolice officer wounded in Arizona Wal-Mart melee recovering, Ariz. (AP) — A police officer shot during a deadly late-night brawl outside a Wal-Mart store in north-central Arizona was released from the hospital this week.aGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesLaw and orderGovernment and politicsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:15:50 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 GMTCharles Dickens' desk to go on permanent display at museum (AP) — They were the best of lines, they were the worst of lines — and the desk where Charles Dickens wrote them has been saved for the British public.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 29 Mar 2015 00:02:19 GMT