FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:14:17 -0800Malloy describes Hesburgh as pastor of Notre Dame, US, worldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58d376362ff14f72be1f688e0ccd67a0SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — It's hard to explain how often the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh played a providential role in the events of his life during his 35 years as president of the University of Notre Dame, the priest who succeeded him said Tuesday night.By TOM COYNEaGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesHigher educationObituariesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationSouth BendIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58d376362ff14f72be1f688e0ccd67a0Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:59:17 GMTTeague, Horford help Hawks rally from 18 down, beat Houstonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/745b6dc0e2324cde9e94fb0ec6302e54ATLANTA (AP) — Al Horford knew the Atlanta Hawks would eventually respond to Houston's big lead.By GEORGE HENRYsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballAtlantaClevelandGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennesseehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/745b6dc0e2324cde9e94fb0ec6302e54Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:03:07 GMTWells' double-double carries No. 10 Maryland past Rutgershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e01ef5f52814a3fbbe93eb038b68723PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Dez Wells scored six straight points after Rutgers tied the game late in the second half and No. 10 Maryland won its sixth straight game, a much-harder than expected 60-50 victory over the Scarlet Knights on Tuesday night.By TOM CANAVANsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsMarylandNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e01ef5f52814a3fbbe93eb038b68723Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:19:13 GMTMaple Leafs earn 3-2 win after both Panthers goalies injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92a94820be9e4eeb933df1580d3d5ce9SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Peter Holland and the Toronto Maple Leafs took advantage after both Panthers goalies were injured Tuesday night and beat Florida 3-2 to snap a franchise-worst 16-game, road-losing streak.By PAUL GEREFFIsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92a94820be9e4eeb933df1580d3d5ce9Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:18:35 GMTMan shot by Los Angeles police used assumed French identityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f04254913d2456c9f0b257c48dcf36bLOS ANGELES (AP) — A French official says a homeless ex-con who was killed by Los Angeles police had stolen the identity of a French citizen and was living under an assumed name.By TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsProtests and demonstrationsTheftPolitical and civil unrestLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f04254913d2456c9f0b257c48dcf36bWed, 04 Mar 2015 01:38:03 GMTGeorgetown holds off comeback to upset No. 21 Butler 60-54http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/006a286c17e04c94ab679eb06aba8fc9INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera had a big homecoming planned for Tuesday night.By MICHAEL MAROTsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/006a286c17e04c94ab679eb06aba8fc9Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:33:56 GMTAPNewsBreak: 72 passengers reach settlements in Asiana crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4db6c01050c43748e1f984c854b7d15SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco two years ago have reached a settlement in their lawsuits against the airline, attorneys for the passengers and airline said in a court filing Tuesday.By SUDHIN THANAWALAaBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4db6c01050c43748e1f984c854b7d15Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:25:44 GMTHayward, Favors lead Jazz past Grizzlies, 93-82http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2fa768d2cdf4cf8b4c25a8d66461171MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors scored 21 points each, Rudy Gobert added 15 points and a career-best 24 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 93-82 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night.By CLAY BAILEYsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMemphisUtahTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2fa768d2cdf4cf8b4c25a8d66461171Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:54:43 GMT"FREAK attack' flaw affected Apple, Android browsershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b075b28e14ac45b293ec53522fe0f657SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack."By BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyComputer and data securityComputing and information technologyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b075b28e14ac45b293ec53522fe0f657Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:52:32 GMTOfficial says China to boost military budget by 10 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f31d189199ed471d902a9081593c9c27BEIJING (AP) — China's legislative spokeswoman says the country's military budget will grow by about 10 percent in the coming year.iGeneral newsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsNational governmentsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f31d189199ed471d902a9081593c9c27Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:58:09 GMTMaple Leafs earn 3-2 win about both Panthers goalies injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f86beb773c74596ad5947ef7cad0b4aSUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Peter Holland and the Toronto Maple Leafs took advantage after both Panthers goalies were injured Tuesday night and beat Florida 3-2 to snap a franchise-worst 16-game, road-losing streak.By PAUL GEREFFIsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f86beb773c74596ad5947ef7cad0b4aWed, 04 Mar 2015 04:01:00 GMTOvechkin's 2 goals lift Capitals past Blue Jackets, 5-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4be2e6c868bd4a9c95c7def00badbecdCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A great start, a clutch penalty kill at the end, and Alex Ovechkin in between spelled success for the Washington Capitals.By RUSTY MILLERsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsColumbusOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4be2e6c868bd4a9c95c7def00badbecdWed, 04 Mar 2015 04:06:03 GMTMother says rampage lawsuit filed to prevent tragedieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/900c579964314a8a9b5a05303a582de2LOS ANGELES (AP) — The anguished mother a college student slain in a rampage outside Santa Barbara last year said Tuesday that she and the parents of two other victims realized their broken hearts will never be mended, but they sued the county sheriff and other parties to prevent future tragedies.By BRIAN MELLEYaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSanta BarbaraCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/900c579964314a8a9b5a05303a582de2Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:15:25 GMTCoyle nets winner in shootout, Wild stop Senators 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3412097f32fc427cb1c06e75d2c8eb77ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Charlie Coyle scored the winner in a shootout, Matt Dumba had two goals in regulation and the Minnesota Wild beat Andrew Hammond and the Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night to stop Ottawa's five-game winning streak.By ADAM CZECHsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3412097f32fc427cb1c06e75d2c8eb77Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:17:36 GMTClinton asks if nation wants to see a woman presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e808e9bef5584f39b47419e4d5bf1442WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says women have made a difference at all levels of government but the nation has reached a turning point.By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e808e9bef5584f39b47419e4d5bf1442Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:54:03 GMTDanforth cites political bullying in Schweich eulogyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0994ca0099064c1da1478748b7f2f791CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. John Danforth denounced the ugly nature of American politics Tuesday while eulogizing Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, suggesting that political bullying and an anti-Semitic whisper campaign led his friend to kill himself.By DAVID A. LIEBaGovernment and politicsFunerals and memorial servicesCampaignsState governmentsGeneral newsElectionsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0994ca0099064c1da1478748b7f2f791Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:40:37 GMTPot growers convicted on fed count in state where it's legalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47d8bd7312ba4b148706c77233d2761fSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Three people were found guilty Tuesday of growing marijuana, but they also were exonerated of more serious charges in a widely-watched federal drug case in a state where medical and recreational marijuana is legal.By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeMedical marijuanaLegal proceedingsCrimeHealth issuesHealthMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderWashingtonSpokaneUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47d8bd7312ba4b148706c77233d2761fWed, 04 Mar 2015 02:38:45 GMTEmail issue revives old questions about Clintonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14d26bd0b4af473583a158e3de715c8bWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing a new set of questions about ethics and transparency — the sort that have dogged her and husband Bill for decades.By JULIE PACEhtGovernment and politicsPolitical ethicsInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTechnologyCommunication technologyPolitical issuesDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14d26bd0b4af473583a158e3de715c8bWed, 04 Mar 2015 03:58:02 GMTVegas hospital sends stillborn babies to laundry by mistakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b06400e6941042eebfff341213850450LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a Las Vegas hospital mistakenly sent two stillborn babies wrapped in linens to a laundry facility, leading to a grisly surprise for the cleaners.aGeneral newsHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessPregnancy and childbirthSexual and reproductive healthHealthWomen's healthLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b06400e6941042eebfff341213850450Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:59:28 GMTHudler scores in OT to give Flames 3-2 win over Flyershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbbbb3af30aa4f1fa2a44df5475f8640PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jiri Hudler scored 1:23 into overtime to give the Calgary Flames a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.By DAN GELSTONsSportsMen's hockeyHockeyProfessional hockeyMen's sportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbbbb3af30aa4f1fa2a44df5475f8640Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:09:35 GMTUS marshals say man killed by Los Angeles police was wantedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7efade51aecc41a89b1c1b34705dc635LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless ex-convict who was killed by Los Angeles police was wanted for violating probation in a bank robbery case, a U.S. marshal said Tuesday.By TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeProtests and demonstrationsMental healthTheftPolitical and civil unrestHealthLos AngelesUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7efade51aecc41a89b1c1b34705dc635Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:55:52 GMTGoldschmidt returns from injury, singles for Diamondbackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/121981e373df48e99cb9670c48de58edSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt singled in his first at-bat since breaking his left hand last August, and the Arizona Diamondbacks opened their spring training schedule Tuesday with a 4-0 win over Arizona State.By JOSE M. ROMEROsSportsMLB Spring TrainingSports transactionsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballSports businessMen's sportsEventsAthlete healthArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/121981e373df48e99cb9670c48de58edWed, 04 Mar 2015 02:31:01 GMTJames scores 27 on milestone night, Cavs cruise past Celticshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dcb65b95cc246f497d0cf275e65c410CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James doesn't usually spend a lot of time talking about personal accomplishments, but he made an exception Tuesday night.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballSports businessAthlete healthLeisure travelTravelLifestyleProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsClevelandTorontoOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dcb65b95cc246f497d0cf275e65c410Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:59:09 GMTNetanyahu warns US 'bad deal' would put Iran on nuclear pathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3112cedd8d38417ab350c32348a52e7aWASHINGTON (AP) — In a direct challenge to the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned the U.S. that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves Iran's path to the bomb." President Barack Obama pushed back sternly, saying the U.S. would never sign such a deal and Netanyahu was offering no useful alternative.By DEB RIECHMANN and ARON HELLERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationForeign policyGovernment policyInternational relationsIsraelTehranUnited StatesIranMiddle EastDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3112cedd8d38417ab350c32348a52e7aWed, 04 Mar 2015 02:11:02 GMTAgents target industry helping Chinese women have US babieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b70fce1f622044f6b118a764d4f0f4d9IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Federal agents searched three dozen homes Tuesday in California during a crackdown on so-called maternity tourism operators who arrange for pregnant Chinese women to give birth in the U.S., where their babies automatically become American citizens.By AMY TAXINaGeneral newsTravelEmbassiesPassports and visasWomen travelersImmigrationLeisure travelLifestyleInternational relationsGovernment and politicsAccommodationsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSocial issuesSocial affairsChinaCaliforniaUnited StatesLos AngelesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b70fce1f622044f6b118a764d4f0f4d9Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:50:57 GMTRudy Gay, Kings hand Knicks worst loss of season, 124-86http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73e86243d0eb4297aba95ec12043516eNEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Gay scored 25 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 22 and Ben McLemore finished with 20 and the Sacramento Kings handed the New York Knicks their worst loss of the season Tuesday, 124-86.By JEFFREY BERNSTEINsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73e86243d0eb4297aba95ec12043516eWed, 04 Mar 2015 03:08:29 GMTHayward, Cousins lead Jazz past Grizzlies, 93-82http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74608b20b4684e56a719f8ee1752914eMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors scored 21 points each, Rudy Gobert added 15 points and a career-best 24 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 93-82 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night.By CLAY BAILEYsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMemphisUtahTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74608b20b4684e56a719f8ee1752914eWed, 04 Mar 2015 03:49:40 GMTUN Security Council OKs sanctions regime for South Sudanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e527db895e340ae9f1d4d57abdae707UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Tuesday creating a system to impose sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, hoping it will press rival leaders into ending a conflict that has killed tens of thousands in the world's newest country.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsInternational agreementsDiplomacyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsForeign policyGovernment policySouth SudanNorth AfricaAfricaSudanMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e527db895e340ae9f1d4d57abdae707Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:13:13 GMTLegislative official says China to boost military budget about 10 percent in the coming yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1015ac15fc454d35ba55a11ca5a124e5BEIJING (AP) — Legislative official says China to boost military budget about 10 percent in the coming year.iGeneral newsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsNational governmentsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1015ac15fc454d35ba55a11ca5a124e5Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:47:55 GMTNo. 19 North Carolina crushes Georgia Tech 81-49http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b77d873dc60d4ee3b57baab626054d86ATLANTA (AP) — Just in time for a rematch with Duke, No. 19 North Carolina established some late-season momentum by beating Georgia Tech 81-49 on Tuesday night, completing a sweep of the struggling Yellow Jackets.By CHARLES ODUMsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsGeorgiaNorth CarolinaJacksonUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennesseehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b77d873dc60d4ee3b57baab626054d86Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:15:15 GMTIndonesia moves Australians ahead of expected executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b98f7de09f9141f8a6c3f35d5e6cb47dJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Two convicted Australian drug smugglers arrived Wednesday at an Indonesian island prison where they will be executed by firing squad with seven other foreigner prisoners and an Indonesian, as diplomatic squabbles persist over the executions.By NINIEK KARMINIiGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeGovernment and politicsInternational relationsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderIndonesiaAustraliaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceaniaJavahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b98f7de09f9141f8a6c3f35d5e6cb47dWed, 04 Mar 2015 04:02:00 GMTApple, Android browsers vulnerable to 'FREAK attack'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2245887564154240a84e73de85b21661SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as "FREAK attack."By BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyComputer and data securitySoftwareGovernment policyComputing and information technologyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesInformation technologyGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2245887564154240a84e73de85b21661Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:04:45 GMTLightning rookie Vasilevskiy earns 1st NHL shutouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2344d1f81ac49b0984ebadd1408534aTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay rookie Andrei Vasilevskiy made 28 saves in his first NHL shutout, and the Lightning beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Tuesday night.By BOB BELLONEsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTampaBuffaloFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2344d1f81ac49b0984ebadd1408534aWed, 04 Mar 2015 03:24:50 GMTLeBron James moves up to 21st place on scoring listhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bfcf93397564299a1e8fea1651b1546CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James has moved into 21st place on the career scoring list with 24,506 points.sSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bfcf93397564299a1e8fea1651b1546Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:42:34 GMTIndonesia nearly ready to execute foreign drug smugglershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4de2e90536b14b5da3bd9db45493f8e1JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia began transferring two Australian prisoners early Wednesday in preparation for the execution by firing squad of nine foreigners and an Indonesian condemned for drug smuggling, as diplomatic squabbles persist over the executions.By NINIEK KARMINIiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderIndonesiaAustraliaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceaniaJavahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4de2e90536b14b5da3bd9db45493f8e1Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:57:23 GMTAlabama Supreme Court halts same-sex marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98d77d286846466697decf49a0000a6aThe Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state's probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, a decision that flies in the face of numerous rulings by federal judges in Alabama and other states across the country who have said banning gay marriage violates the U.S. Constitution.By JAY REEVESaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansNational courtsMarriageConstitutionsWeddingsFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsState governmentsNational governmentsOccasionsLifestyleAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98d77d286846466697decf49a0000a6aWed, 04 Mar 2015 01:41:48 GMTDemocrats upset with GOP effort to fast-track Iran billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4f383bf7d3d4e5a896bad6753aef9b9WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican effort to quickly pass legislation allowing congressional oversight on any Iran nuclear agreement is angering Democrats.By DEB RIECHMANNwGovernment and politicsLegislatureNuclear proliferationLegislationPolitical partiesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsPolitical issuesWeapons administrationMilitary and defensePolitical organizationsUnited StatesIsraelIranNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4f383bf7d3d4e5a896bad6753aef9b9Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:57:44 GMTDenver Nuggets fire coach Brian Shaw with team in slidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84ca1370d84c4bd2be36d55816378404DENVER (AP) — Last week, Denver Nuggets players broke huddle with a chant of "1-2-3 ... Six weeks," interpreted by some as a countdown to the end of a season gone sour.By PAT GRAHAMsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsCoachingMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84ca1370d84c4bd2be36d55816378404Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:26:36 GMTJefferson, Williams lead Hornets past Lakers 104-103http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3111bbde03bc4027baf3ebea1814ba42CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Al Jefferson had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Mo Williams added 20 points and 13 assists and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 104-103 on Tuesday night for their third win in four games.By STEVE REEDsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3111bbde03bc4027baf3ebea1814ba42Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:51:20 GMTAlabama Supreme Court halts gay-marriage licenseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9574153ab81b4e5ab70abed3cf8933eeThe Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state's probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, saying a previous federal ruling that gay-marriage bans violate the U.S. Constitution does not preclude them from following state law, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman.By JAY REEVESaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansMarriageWeddingsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsState governmentsOccasionsLifestyleAlabamaUnited StatesMontgomeryNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9574153ab81b4e5ab70abed3cf8933eeWed, 04 Mar 2015 04:17:16 GMTAP sources: Eagles deal running back McCoy for Bills' Alonsohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e42b3248446f4819b5b0e2ee67432268BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy will lead Rex Ryan's "ground and pound" running attack for the Buffalo Bills next season.By JOHN WAWROWsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesFootballSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e42b3248446f4819b5b0e2ee67432268Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:18:36 GMT10 Things to Know for Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ab808b1755f4b6d907e601010e826a8Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsCrimeEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ab808b1755f4b6d907e601010e826a8Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:00:06 GMTAP source: Vikings to meet with Adrian Peterson on Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/547799baeef64061a5113563dbf37652MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Adrian Peterson is scheduled to meet with Minnesota Vikings GM Rick Spielman and coach Mike Zimmer in Houston on Wednesday.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsSports governanceCrimes against childrenCrimeGeneral newsProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/547799baeef64061a5113563dbf37652Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:08:13 GMTNo Rose, no Butler, short-handed Bulls beat Wizards 97-92http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7eb12f8cbea34d338172b06b9dff761dCHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Mirotic scored 23 points to lead the short-handed Chicago Bulls to a 97-92 win Tuesday over the Washington Wizards.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7eb12f8cbea34d338172b06b9dff761dWed, 04 Mar 2015 03:57:12 GMTAsia stocks down after US fall as China growth goal eyedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2b3a7e100a849b9a5a428626fdd4c3eBEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday after Wall Street declined and investors looked ahead to U.S. economic data and China's announcement of its annual growth target.By JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsGovernment payStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial marketsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsChinaEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2b3a7e100a849b9a5a428626fdd4c3eWed, 04 Mar 2015 03:56:26 GMTEx-CIA chief admits sharing military secrets with mistresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d97f32d5b1a41f193358005630c449cRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose once-bright political future was all but destroyed over an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to charges he shared classified material with her for her book.By MICHAEL BIESECKER and ERIC TUCKERaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeIntelligence agenciesArmed forcesGovernment and politicsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesWashingtonAfghanistanRaleighNorth CarolinaDistrict of ColumbiaIraqNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d97f32d5b1a41f193358005630c449cWed, 04 Mar 2015 02:55:31 GMTMan killed by Los Angeles police was wanted by US marshalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1f782ef7b2647f8b3633a5cf1c7aad5LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man who was killed by Los Angeles police on Skid Row was living under an assumed name and was wanted for violating probation terms for a bank robbery conviction, French and U.S. officials said Tuesday.By TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceMental healthImmigrationTheftLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsHealthSocial issuesSocial affairsLos AngelesUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1f782ef7b2647f8b3633a5cf1c7aad5Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:01:18 GMTSchneider, Devils hand Predators 4th straight losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5e580f0e1b34e38977333332ff09b27NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils remain hopeful of making a charge to the playoffs. Thank Cory Schneider for that faith.sSportsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsAthlete healthEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5e580f0e1b34e38977333332ff09b27Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:01:27 GMTTurkish jetliner skids off on runway, passengers safehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bf88182b7394b4f93946afb82a4df59KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say a Turkish Airlines jet landing in dense fog in the Nepalese capital has skidded off a slippery runway but there were no serious injuries.iGeneral newsTransportation safetyTransportationNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bf88182b7394b4f93946afb82a4df59Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:56:06 GMTJury selection continues in Colorado theater shooting casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba7e15300767437e93a6f9bbceba8cc5CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jury selection in the Colorado theater shooting trial is continuing with attorneys asking prospective jurors about their views on the death penalty and mental illness.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba7e15300767437e93a6f9bbceba8cc5Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:41:01 GMT