FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:58:23 -0700Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dface98d77d54ea6b040aaf99fb84022WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will find a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China.JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsInternational relationsTerritorial disputesGeneral newsWar and unrestJapanCrimeaChinaUnited StatesBeijingEast AsiaPhilippinesUkraineMalaysiaRussiaSouth China SeaEast China SeaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropeGreater ChinaNorth AmericaSoutheast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dface98d77d54ea6b040aaf99fb84022Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:49:13 GMTReligion builds bridges in ethnically split Cyprushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1873ca3b161437897f0f16b0346320aFAMAGUSTA, Cyprus (AP) — An unexpected moment during the Good Friday service in a long-abandoned church in Cyprus' breakaway north illustrated how religion is helping to bring together Christian Greek Cypriots and Muslim Turkish Cypriots on this ethnically divided island.MENELAOS HADJICOSTISiGeneral newsChristianityReligionIslamGovernment and politicsSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesTurkeyCyprusGreeceMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1873ca3b161437897f0f16b0346320aSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:36:44 GMTCaptain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrestedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dc21d6568da466b8d2a90b93ba777acMOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred.FOSTER KLUGYOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsArrestsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderCrimeSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dc21d6568da466b8d2a90b93ba777acSat, 19 Apr 2014 09:54:45 GMTMan arrested over murder of ex-IRA leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94cf455f45b844e6b9759cae01d2a3a0DUBLIN (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a man for questioning about the killing of a senior Irish Republican Army hard-liner.iGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderIrelandNorthern IrelandWestern EuropeEuropeUnited Kingdomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94cf455f45b844e6b9759cae01d2a3a0Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:48:18 GMTProsecutor: Mate steering SKorean ferry at time of accident was navigating waters for 1st timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/affad507c3c54c76a22839e1f982ac59MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutor: Mate steering SKorean ferry at time of accident was navigating waters for 1st time.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/affad507c3c54c76a22839e1f982ac59Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:58:10 GMTWestwood's lead at Malaysian Open down to 1 strokehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/927f3a74255347d7920d2f5aaa9fe689KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Lee Westwood saw his four-shot lead trimmed to just one on Saturday after a bogey at the final hole of the third round of the Malaysian Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfMalaysiaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/927f3a74255347d7920d2f5aaa9fe689Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:08:51 GMTDeath toll in SKorea ferry sinking climbs to 32http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ee6ff46e0f4073a55da924621a5ccdMOKPO, South Korea (AP) — South Korean coast guard officials say they've found three more bodies from the sinking of a ferry, raising the death toll to 32.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ee6ff46e0f4073a55da924621a5ccdSat, 19 Apr 2014 09:24:19 GMT10 Things to Know: This Week's Takeawayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9b0dc6e53914678af48c359667a2138Looking back at the stories to remember from the past week:The Associated PressaGeneral newsStudent testingWar and unrestCrimeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersAccidentsTransportationEducationSocial affairsNigeriaUkraineWest AfricaAfricaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9b0dc6e53914678af48c359667a2138Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:43:39 GMTLillard looks to first postseason with Portlandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abed6061709449b2acc39f498aa660c4PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts expects guard Damian Lillard to make a quick adjustment to playoff basketball.ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsMen's sportsBasketballNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballProfessional basketballEventsPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abed6061709449b2acc39f498aa660c4Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:28:13 GMTPutin: no blocks to boosting relations with Westhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86a4a4cd542a4e5e98d7ea1bc036e0ffMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he sees no obstacles to improving relations with the West, which are fraught with tension over the Ukraine crisis.iGovernment and politicsGeneral newsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86a4a4cd542a4e5e98d7ea1bc036e0ffSat, 19 Apr 2014 09:20:29 GMT4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answeredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be3adce1b8494729abff5d550c589135Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of them, followed by answers.The Associated PresshtGeneral newsMilitary technologyAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTechnologyMalaysiaHong KongSoutheast AsiaEast AsiaBangkokMontrealAsiaChinaGreater ChinaThailandQuebecCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be3adce1b8494729abff5d550c589135Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:17:24 GMTProsecutor says mate steering waters for 1st timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b284607975b34dabadf695759e10f177MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — A prosecutor says that the third mate steering a South Korean ferry at the time of a major accident was navigating those waters for the first time.iGeneral newsCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b284607975b34dabadf695759e10f177Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:05:09 GMT4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be0e1c3afd464924842a48a11099f5a7PARIS (AP) — Four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June have been released, France's presidential palace said Saturday.iGeneral newsHostage situationsJournalistsNews mediaMediaFranceSyriaTurkeyWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be0e1c3afd464924842a48a11099f5a7Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:26:13 GMTMan pleads guilty in Alaska flight diversion casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dfc860958e841ecb69c1929dd60330fANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 38-year-old man arrested after what was described as unruly behavior that caused a Tokyo to New York flight to be diverted to Anchorage has pleaded guilty to interfering with a flight crew.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderAnchorageAlaskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dfc860958e841ecb69c1929dd60330fSat, 19 Apr 2014 07:06:30 GMTShedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8155568ec1b47bd878645e934b51f90WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.KEN THOMASwExecutive branchGovernment and politicsHealth care reform2016 United States Presidential ElectionElectionsGovernment appointments and nominationsUnited States Presidential ElectionLegislaturePolitical partiesState of the Union AddressPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyNational electionsEventsPolitical organizationsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8155568ec1b47bd878645e934b51f90Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:42:46 GMTUkraine crisis: turning pointshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f448d839e6b44feacf3a43a83546e84MOSCOW (AP) — An agreement struck by the U.S., the European Union, Russia and Ukraine has raised hopes for defusing the Ukrainian crisis, which has strained East-West ties to a degree unseen since the Cold War. The deal Thursday in Geneva came after the four parties held talks together for the first time since Ukraine's turmoil began nearly five months ago. A look at how the Ukrainian crisis has evolved:VLADIMIR ISACHENKOViGeneral newsGovernment and politicsProtests and demonstrationsNationalismPolitical and civil unrestInternational agreementsInternational relationsDiplomacyCrimeaUkraineRussiaMoscowKievEuropeGenevaUnited StatesEastern EuropeSwitzerlandWestern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f448d839e6b44feacf3a43a83546e84Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:14:51 GMTAl-Qaida chief blesses attacks on Egypt securityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92ee9ef9eb02408881ad9b5ef379fc89CAIRO (AP) — Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri has given his blessing to attacks of Egyptian jihadis on the police and army, but said they should avoid harming civilians.iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92ee9ef9eb02408881ad9b5ef379fc89Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:45:55 GMTSearch resumes for bodies in Everest avalanchehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/625255ad3f1f46a9a0647db0d0f706a1KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsSportsSearch and rescue effortsMountainsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/625255ad3f1f46a9a0647db0d0f706a1Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:40:15 GMTHill, Diamondbacks beat Dodgers 4-2 in 12 inningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/683940575aeb4236b62358fa80b08573LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aaron Hill hit a two-run single in the 12th inning and Miguel Montero homered, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional baseballLos AngelesPhoenixArizonaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/683940575aeb4236b62358fa80b08573Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:46:14 GMTSouth Korean coast guard finds 30th body from the sinking of a ferry 3 days agohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b209c6edb09745d487e85274c30376f9MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — South Korean coast guard finds 30th body from the sinking of a ferry 3 days ago.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b209c6edb09745d487e85274c30376f9Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:11:34 GMTQuotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3c5ce1e937949b9ad8678aca958bd1c"I am sorry to the people of South Korea for causing a disturbance and I bow my head in apology to the families of the victims. I gave instructions on the route, then briefly went to the bedroom when it happened." — Lee Joon-seok, 68, the captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead.The Associated PressaGeneral newsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3c5ce1e937949b9ad8678aca958bd1cSat, 19 Apr 2014 07:02:07 GMTDelay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XLhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1219d2feca8b450a8d4805b0e8a0b5d5WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.JOSH LEDERMANwBusinessGovernment and politicsHiring and recruitmentElectionsEnvironmental activismPersonnelEnergy industryIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesEnvironmentEnvironment and naturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1219d2feca8b450a8d4805b0e8a0b5d5Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:44:19 GMTWestwood lead at Malaysian Open down to 1 strokehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ffdbd888ccc45c6b49205bc7a4a9eebKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Lee Westwood saw his four-shot lead trimmed to just one on Saturday after a bogey at the final hole on day three of the Malaysian Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfMalaysiaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ffdbd888ccc45c6b49205bc7a4a9eebSat, 19 Apr 2014 08:08:59 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7d23267713f4a1781c63d26c0444322WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsInternational relationsNews mediaMediaTelevisionNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7d23267713f4a1781c63d26c0444322Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:12:42 GMTRyan Getzlaf leads Ducks past Stars 3-2 in Game 2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18b500883e4643988a03e14c6c6279b1ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf wore the strain all over his exhausted face. In the past 51 hours or so, he had taken a slap shot to the jaw, attended the birth of his third child and propelled the Anaheim Ducks to two gritty playoff victories.GREG BEACHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsAthlete healthEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18b500883e4643988a03e14c6c6279b1Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:54:49 GMTTime not on side of Russia-Ukraine detente dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b235aaaa9c2f4b5787ed5e753d82b60cWASHINGTON (AP) — Not until the final minutes of more than seven hours of negotiating was an agreement struck in Geneva this week to calm boiling tensions along the shared border between Russia and Ukraine. But the deal won't be sealed until its terms are met, and patience is wearing thin as time runs out.LARA JAKESwGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsInternational relationsDiplomacyRussiaUkraineMoscowGenevaUnited StatesKievEastern EuropeEuropeSwitzerlandWestern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b235aaaa9c2f4b5787ed5e753d82b60cSat, 19 Apr 2014 08:00:04 GMTCar bomber kills 6 at Syrian government checkpointhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e5d5476ab994eb9864118dfed973de1DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Two rebel car bombs targeted two central Syrian areas controlled by government forces on Saturday, killing at least ten people as opposition forces fought fiercely to hold onto territory, officials and activists reported.ALBERT AJIDIAA HADIDiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsImprovised explosivesGovernment and politicsPolitical activismTerrorismPolitical issuesSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e5d5476ab994eb9864118dfed973de1Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:05:36 GMTScenes from the never-dull Clinton White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3beb77d6bfb43a382f60723a4367bfcGlimpses into behind-the-scenes workings of President Bill Clinton's White House, as revealed in newly released documents:The Associated PressaGovernment and politicsArmed forcesLegislatureWar and unrestState of the Union AddressHealth care reformForeign policyCrimeMilitary and defenseGeneral newsEventsPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyInternational relationsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeInternational tradeInternational agreementsExecutive branchUnited StatesSomaliaOhioNorth AmericaEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3beb77d6bfb43a382f60723a4367bfcSat, 19 Apr 2014 08:51:32 GMT13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanchehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cb71a19c1fb49f7b866ca47c3cd7c02KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsSportsSearch and rescue effortsWeatherMountainsWinter weatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cb71a19c1fb49f7b866ca47c3cd7c02Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:11:58 GMTRussia promises support to ending Ukraine crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa0f751c70264a2fb2e7eef0a39bce8bMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign ministry on Saturday promised it would offer strong assistance to Ukraine to overcome its crisis, but emphasized that the ultimate responsibility for reducing tensions lies with Ukrainians rather than outsiders.JIM HEINTZiGovernment and politicsGeneral newsInternational incidentsCrimeaUkraineRussiaMoscowKievEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa0f751c70264a2fb2e7eef0a39bce8bSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:55:21 GMTIran general urges Tehran to make new UN pickhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b242a33ee8d4dc4a55dbae940b2454aTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A senior Iranian military official has urged the foreign ministry to name a new envoy to the U.N. after the U.S. blocked its chosen ambassador over alleged ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.iGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsTehranIranUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b242a33ee8d4dc4a55dbae940b2454aSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:20:51 GMTSub search for missing jet to be finished in weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08ca1462c7c643f1960e55c58a35baf8PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after that, officials said Saturday.MARGIE MASONiBusinessGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAustraliaMalaysiaKuala LumpurBeijingIndian OceanOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsiaChinaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08ca1462c7c643f1960e55c58a35baf8Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:58:55 GMTVettel hoping for resurgence at Chinese GPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82942e49f3dd43e9acdf5ed13f796e5aSHANGHAI (AP) — Given how he finished last season, Sebastian Vettel's start to the 2014 F1 campaign has been humbling, to say the least.JUSTIN BERGMANsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingShanghaiAustraliaChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82942e49f3dd43e9acdf5ed13f796e5aSat, 19 Apr 2014 11:14:37 GMTObama: Easter a time to reflect on hope, renewalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfdfd2f357204bbb9da85d3c5c57f63eWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to draw strength and inspiration from the Easter and Passover holidays.wGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfdfd2f357204bbb9da85d3c5c57f63eSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:01:22 GMTEU official against cutting Russia gas tieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10669200198443e7b3122517c60a6b92BERLIN (AP) — A senior European Union official says he opposes cutting back gas ties with Russia in the next few years but the bloc should work on diversifying supplies.iBusinessGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsRussiaEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10669200198443e7b3122517c60a6b92Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:15:14 GMTAutopsy to ID dead boy; body cast off side of roadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15f43b2a18d44089a888861823eb8af4WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.aGeneral newsMissing personsLegal proceedingsCrimeSocial affairsState governmentsViolent crimeLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesGovernment and politicsMassachusettsWorcesterFitchburgUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15f43b2a18d44089a888861823eb8af4Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:52:29 GMTHamilton takes pole at Chinese Grand Prixhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/056d79651d264733a5a7b47671b1ebeaSHANGHAI (AP) — Lewis Hamilton maintained Mercedes' perfect record in qualifying this season, holding off the two Red Bulls to capture his third pole position of the campaign on Saturday at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix.JUSTIN BERGMANsSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneShanghaiAustraliaBahrainChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaOceaniaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/056d79651d264733a5a7b47671b1ebeaSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:16:30 GMTA's come out swinging to beat Astros 11-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bde1fada26474824b0862d7c24b3994fOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Alberto Callaspo hit a three-run homer and the Oakland Athletics went deep four times to back Sonny Gray's strong pitching Friday night in an 11-3 rout of the Houston Astros.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsOaklandTexasCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bde1fada26474824b0862d7c24b3994fSat, 19 Apr 2014 05:48:17 GMTDrone in Yemen kills 9 suspected al-Qaida fightershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8180200a160147348a867e7fdaba3b39SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni military official says an American drone strike has killed nine suspected al-Qaida militants and inadvertently killed and wounded some civilians.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8180200a160147348a867e7fdaba3b39Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:08:08 GMTSub search for missing plane to be done in weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42658dd497d84b50a80496cdde02125dPERTH, Australia (AP) — An underwater robotic submarine is expected to finish searching a narrowed down area of the Indian Ocean seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane within the next week, after completing six missions and so far coming up empty, the search coordination center said Saturday.MARGIE MASONiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMalaysiaKuala LumpurBeijingIndian OceanAustraliaSoutheast AsiaAsiaChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42658dd497d84b50a80496cdde02125dSat, 19 Apr 2014 07:51:33 GMTAnalysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f0c32292aec493eb8db2c02bdee1651WASHINGTON (AP) — Flip sides of the same campaign-season coin, the Republican drive in Congress to repeal the nation's health care law and the Democratic call to close the pay gap for women have much in common.DAVID ESPOpGovernment and politicsElectionsCampaignsLegislaturePolitical partiesLegislationEconomyIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsPolitical organizationsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f0c32292aec493eb8db2c02bdee1651Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:24:11 GMTPresident's office: 4 French journalists taken captive in Syria in June 2013 have been freedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf7b33cbbfa64887a3deb227404000f7PARIS (AP) — President's office: 4 French journalists taken captive in Syria in June 2013 have been freed.iGeneral newsHostage situationsJournalistsNews mediaMediaFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf7b33cbbfa64887a3deb227404000f7Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:18:29 GMTCaptain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrestedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffa60fcd2a224f5f8586ffe4c437daadMOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred.FOSTER KLUGYOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsArrestsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderCrimeSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffa60fcd2a224f5f8586ffe4c437daadSat, 19 Apr 2014 07:58:40 GMTBombs kill 4 in shopping street of Iraqi capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b6338c2638c4e20b91ae15e83c198c8BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi police say two bombs planted on a street full of shoppers in Baghdad have killed four people and wounded eight.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b6338c2638c4e20b91ae15e83c198c8Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:30:16 GMTMalaysia asks world to pray for missing plane cluehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14796dfad91042568afed88fb68233abPERTH, Australia (AP) — A Malaysian official on Saturday asked the world to "pray hard" for a clue to help find Flight 370, while authorities said a robotic submarine was expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty.MARGIE MASONiBusinessGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAustraliaMalaysiaKuala LumpurBeijingIndian OceanOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsiaChinaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14796dfad91042568afed88fb68233abSat, 19 Apr 2014 09:08:46 GMTColumn: no April, May or June Madness in NBAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8977dfbd6c544f8693aa0fac823e110dATLANTA (AP) — If the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks were in any other sport, they might have a glimmer of hope for winning a championship.PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsNBA PlayoffsStanley Cup PlayoffsBaseballNBA FinalsMLB PlayoffsProfessional footballMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyProfessional baseballFootballAtlantaFloridaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8977dfbd6c544f8693aa0fac823e110dSat, 19 Apr 2014 07:39:13 GMTDetroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d5d85749c444af581175a20966a9eb6BOSTON (AP) — At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal.HOWARD ULMANsSportsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsAthlete healthEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d5d85749c444af581175a20966a9eb6Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:13:19 GMTStudent fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6f5c121c12d4b7a955a1feebd55f80fAMSTERDAM (AP) — Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city was forcing them to pay back taxes and late payment fines on property seized after they were deported to Nazi death camps.TOBY STERLINGiGeneral newsThe HolocaustNazismEventsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsNational governmentsLocal governmentsNetherlandsAmsterdamWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6f5c121c12d4b7a955a1feebd55f80fSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:42:08 GMTLooming, creeping landslide splits home in Wyominghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80a67fc43bbb4c6eade76112d8dc1081JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon just-begun efforts to stabilize the hillside.MATTHEW BROWNMEAD GRUVERaGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersJacksonWyomingUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80a67fc43bbb4c6eade76112d8dc1081Sat, 19 Apr 2014 06:25:37 GMTFed Cup: Germany leads Australia 2-0 in semifinalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b87bb1eaebb4f91af8fec09358cf944BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Andrea Petkovic and Angelique Kerber had straight-set wins on Saturday to give Germany a 2-0 lead over Australia in their Fed Cup semifinal and primed to reach its first final in 21 years.sSportsFed CupWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsGermanyAustraliaWestern EuropeEuropeOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b87bb1eaebb4f91af8fec09358cf944Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:13:43 GMT