FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:28:47 -0800Tucker, Taylor lead No. 12 Utah to 77-56 win over Washingtonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c26f2392633f45fcb50e82a9f576a7bcSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dakarai Tucker scored a career-high 19 points, Brandon Taylor added 14 and No. 12 Utah beat Washington 77-56 on Sunday night.By JOHN COONsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c26f2392633f45fcb50e82a9f576a7bcMon, 26 Jan 2015 04:01:38 GMTNo. 13 Maryland rallies past Northwestern 68-67http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7721a54140604e7cac7008461147bdbdCOLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Melo Trimble scored 27 points, and a tip-in by Dez Wells with 1.4 seconds left capped a furious comeback that enabled No. 13 Maryland to squeeze past Northwestern 68-67 Sunday night.By DAVID GINSBURGsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7721a54140604e7cac7008461147bdbdMon, 26 Jan 2015 03:09:56 GMTMillions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2c12f28f2424955aaae66ab99ec0669KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.By JENNIFER KAYhtGeneral newsDiseases and conditionsZoologyBiologyScienceGeneticsBiotechnologyTechnologyInfectious diseasesHealthKey WestFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2c12f28f2424955aaae66ab99ec0669Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:24:35 GMTFederal judge stays Ala. gay marriage rulinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a534340615154cd0ab53127dbf7ac701MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge has stayed her order overturning Alabama's gay marriage ban for two weeks.By KIM CHANDLER and JEFF MARTINaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansNational courtsMarriageNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a534340615154cd0ab53127dbf7ac701Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:52:56 GMTCibulkova ends unseeded Azarenka's run at Australian Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7114b1206c440aca7319e38b905e384MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Dominika Cibulkova reproduced the kind of tennis that helped her reach the final last year as she beat two-time champion Victoria Azarenka 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in the fourth round of the Australian Open on Monday.By JOHN PYEsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7114b1206c440aca7319e38b905e384Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:47:05 GMTQuotes from the Screen Actors Guild Awardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f82de70485e4faf90532fac65484eebQuotes from Sunday night's 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles:By The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityScreen Actors Guild AwardsEventsAward showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f82de70485e4faf90532fac65484eebMon, 26 Jan 2015 03:39:50 GMT"Birdman" wins best film cast at Screen Actors Guild Awardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e90b4437e404d90afaddeb9bfbd5e22LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Birdman" wins best film cast at Screen Actors Guild Awards.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentScreen Actors Guild AwardsEventsAward showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e90b4437e404d90afaddeb9bfbd5e22Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:53:24 GMTComplete list of winners at 21st annual SAG Awardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e0ed807dc154074b0bb9f6baea4a5ddLOS ANGELES (AP) — A complete list of winners at Sunday's 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsScreen Actors Guild AwardsEventsTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentAward showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e0ed807dc154074b0bb9f6baea4a5ddMon, 26 Jan 2015 02:56:42 GMTMiss USA, 4 others in finals for the Miss Universe crownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec115c637dd74072850586e0b60b8b9dMIAMI (AP) — Miss USA Nia Sanchez and Miss Colombia Paulina Vega made it into the top five finalists in the running to be crowned Miss Universe in Sunday evening's pageant in Miami.By KELLI KENNEDYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBeauty pageantsEntertainmentMiamiVenezuelaUnited StatesFloridaNorth AmericaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec115c637dd74072850586e0b60b8b9dMon, 26 Jan 2015 03:52:27 GMTDeRozan scores 25 to lead Raptors past Pistons 114-110http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cde6ab52ff2492080add41e4dba635bTORONTO (AP) — Jonas Valanciunas had 20 points and 11 rebounds, DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points and the Toronto Raptors held on down the stretch to beat the short-handed Detroit Pistons 114-110 on Sunday night.By IAN HARRISONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cde6ab52ff2492080add41e4dba635bMon, 26 Jan 2015 02:46:02 GMTHines-Allen helps No. 4 Louisville beat Miami 68-55http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e421344c98c41c992eb6d4ff4de840eLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Myisha Hines-Allen scored a career-high 23 points, making 10 of her 11 shots, to help No. 4 Louisville rally to beat Miami 68-55 on Sunday night.By JOSH ABNERsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMiamiLouisvilleKentuckyFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e421344c98c41c992eb6d4ff4de840eMon, 26 Jan 2015 01:13:31 GMTCurry leads Warriors to 19th straight home winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/827420082f2a45518f5102d54c956faeOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 22 points and 11 assists, Klay Thompson scored 31 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics 114-111 on Sunday night for their 19th consecutive home win.By MICHAEL WAGAMANsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/827420082f2a45518f5102d54c956faeMon, 26 Jan 2015 03:42:00 GMTAirlines prepare to shut down in Northeast for snowstormhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04a77d9447a34064b2d698714cc8ebf3Airlines are preparing to shut down operations along the East Coast as a major snowstorm packing up to three feet of snow barrels down on the region.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsWeatherAir travel disruptionsStormsWinter weatherTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04a77d9447a34064b2d698714cc8ebf3Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:44:14 GMTGrant leads No. 8 Notre Dame past NC State 81-78 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6f06db647134cb1b7e26bcf7261309aRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jerian Grant scored 25 points and blocked a last-second shot that helped No. 8 Notre Dame beat North Carolina State 81-78 in overtime on Sunday night.By JOEDY McCREARYsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballHigher educationBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsEducationSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6f06db647134cb1b7e26bcf7261309aMon, 26 Jan 2015 02:03:46 GMT10 Things to Know for Mondayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/838fbb4ab3f94eadbecb14a40c960d41Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWar and unresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/838fbb4ab3f94eadbecb14a40c960d41Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:12:45 GMTMillions of GMO insects could be set loose in Florida Keyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/563f24c9e061453f85d46929ad14f01aKEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.By JENNIFER KAYhtGeneral newsInfectious diseasesAnimalsDiseases and conditionsZoologyBiologyScienceGeneticsBiotechnologyTechnologyHealthAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsKey WestUnited StatesFloridaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/563f24c9e061453f85d46929ad14f01aMon, 26 Jan 2015 01:22:18 GMTMiss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miamihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d6821fbdedf45d5b1e6653beaf03babMIAMI (AP) — Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe in pageant in Miami, beating out contestants from 88 other countries.By KELLI KENNEDYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBeauty pageantsEntertainmentMiamiColombiaUnited StatesFloridaNorth AmericaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d6821fbdedf45d5b1e6653beaf03babMon, 26 Jan 2015 04:11:03 GMTSAG Awards kick off with wins for 'Orange Is the New Black'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cec0f8e8c98b404db58e431ab4f53d2fEarly awards at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards went to "Orange is the New Black," while "Birdman" came into the evening soaring.By JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityScreen Actors Guild AwardsAcademy AwardsEventsAward showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cec0f8e8c98b404db58e431ab4f53d2fMon, 26 Jan 2015 01:34:31 GMTBlizzard expected for 250-mile stretch of Northeasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91d54e75925140e7b9ad8a7e95b1bc89NEW YORK (AP) — A "potentially historic" storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to southern Maine starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said.By VERENA DOBNIKaBusinessGeneral newsWinter weatherStormsWeatherNew YorkNew York CityBostonUnited StatesNorth AmericaMassachusettshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91d54e75925140e7b9ad8a7e95b1bc89Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:13:32 GMTArquette, Simmons take supporting honors at SAG Awardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2d034cb96ae491eb7e41750b43aa997Oscar favorites Patricia Arquette and J.K. Simmons confirmed their front-runner status at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, taking supporting acting honors in a ceremony that often serves as a kind of a preview to the Academy Awards.By JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityScreen Actors Guild AwardsAcademy AwardsAward showsEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2d034cb96ae491eb7e41750b43aa997Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:41:37 GMTObama: Counterterrorism operations in Yemen not affectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96ee39bed0ac42a7bc93c3be91970f41NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama defended his counterterrorism strategy in tumultuous Yemen Sunday, saying efforts to root out a dangerous al-Qaida affiliate there would not be affected by the political vacuum in the country.By JULIE PACE and ANNE FLAHERTYiGovernment and politicsLegislatureWar and unrestTerrorismDrone surveillance and warfareGeneral newsNational securityMilitary and defenseDrone aircraftArmed forcesUnited StatesIndiaMiddle EastSyriaYemenSanaaIraqNorth AmericaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96ee39bed0ac42a7bc93c3be91970f41Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:56:57 GMT2 planes evacuated in Seattle, 3rd flight diverted to Dallashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/873837efad754e32809bc6add73dda26SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Two planes were evacuated upon arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Sunday due to what a spokesman called a "security concern."aGeneral newsWashingtonSeattleTacomaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/873837efad754e32809bc6add73dda26Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:33:20 GMTContestants vie for Miss Universe crown in Miami on Sundayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60f9745ba925407d8fe1aacf6d61119bMIAMI (AP) — Miss USA, Miss Venezuela and Miss Colombia are among the top ten finalists in the running to be crowned Miss Universe in Sunday's pageant in Miami.By KELLI KENNEDYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBeauty pageantsEntertainmentMiamiVenezuelaUnited StatesFloridaNorth AmericaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60f9745ba925407d8fe1aacf6d61119bMon, 26 Jan 2015 02:57:37 GMTTavares scores 4, Team Toews outscores Team Foligno, 17-12http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe4c1ab8fb7c4407ac509ee0be6b591fCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It was enough to give a goalie nightmares: A record 29 goals, 25 players with at least two points and eight with at least four.By RUSTY MILLERsSportsNHL All-Star GameMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyEventsColumbusOhioCalgaryPittsburghUnited StatesNorth AmericaAlbertaCanadaPennsylvaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe4c1ab8fb7c4407ac509ee0be6b591fMon, 26 Jan 2015 02:31:13 GMTWhat you need to know about the snow headed to the Northeasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1db0f21cff640869745b3cb9b79635cThe busy Northeast corridor prepared for a winter wallop that was expected to bring 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey all the way up to Massachusetts. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the coming storm:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherStormsAir travel disruptionsTransportationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1db0f21cff640869745b3cb9b79635cMon, 26 Jan 2015 04:14:55 GMTWall leads Wizards over Nuggets in OT, 117-115http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/587de9ec3c5643b28d295e912ebf1b5aDENVER (AP) — John Wall scored six of his 19 points in overtime and had 16 assists as the Washington Wizards beat the Denver Nuggets 117-115 on Sunday night.sSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/587de9ec3c5643b28d295e912ebf1b5aMon, 26 Jan 2015 04:12:03 GMTDebbie Reynolds honored for lifetime achievementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/879ec0a8d7b14a638ac6326341dec866LOS ANGELES (AP) — Debbie Reynolds accepted the lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild for her nearly seven decade career.By BETH HARRISaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentScreen Actors Guild AwardsCelebrityEventsAward showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/879ec0a8d7b14a638ac6326341dec866Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:49:03 GMTObama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refugehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da4d8c2f291e48d1928ef8663dd04c12JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the federal government.By BECKY BOHRER and JIM KUHNHENNaBusinessGovernment and politicsTravelLifestyleCoastlines and beachesNature reservesWildlifeLegislatureLegislationEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironment and natureEnvironmentNatural resource managementUnited StatesAlaskaArcticNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da4d8c2f291e48d1928ef8663dd04c12Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:06:54 GMT'Birdman' tops SAG Awards, Redmayne upsets Keatonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c974a96bbe9c438bb4c49beff7683f44The backstage farce "Birdman" topped the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Award, winning best ensemble cast, even though its star, Michael Keaton, was upset by Eddie Redmayne in the most outstanding actor category.By JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityScreen Actors Guild AwardsAcademy AwardsAward showsEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c974a96bbe9c438bb4c49beff7683f44Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:21:23 GMTBill Haas pulls away to win Humana Challengehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93e182f778544786b9d8285a573d89c7LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Bill Haas pulled off another imaginative escape to win the Humana Challenge.By JOHN NICHOLSONsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93e182f778544786b9d8285a573d89c7Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:00:37 GMTMillsap, Horford lead Hawks to 16th straight winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc6c9702c09a4c12aa5fc08337a4b96bATLANTA (AP) — Al Horford isn't missing many shots these days for the Atlanta Hawks.By GEORGE HENRYsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc6c9702c09a4c12aa5fc08337a4b96bMon, 26 Jan 2015 03:19:15 GMTSundance Watch: 'Cobain' premieres, women talk Hollywoodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20326a7fb7a34a01ae397870e8a7d873PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here's what they've seen and heard:The Associated PresseArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentDocumentariesSundance Film FestivalAdult entertainmentEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessCelebritySex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsMusicPark CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20326a7fb7a34a01ae397870e8a7d873Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:01:42 GMTThompson, No. 11 Stanford women beat USC 71-60http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eadb53c1119a43439be93c1e1e21b33fLOS ANGELES (AP) — Lili Thompson scored 21 points and No. 11 Stanford eased past Southern California 71-60 on Sunday night.By KYLE GLASERsSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eadb53c1119a43439be93c1e1e21b33fMon, 26 Jan 2015 03:30:01 GMTFederal judge stays Alabama gay marriage ruling for 2 weekshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1918cfe0c30b495f94d0ff411f52d33cMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge on Sunday put a two-week hold on her decision that overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban, but said same-sex couples should not be kept in lengthy legal limbo.By KIM CHANDLER and JEFF MARTINaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansNational courtsProfessional organizationsMarriageWeddingsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial groups and organizationsSocial affairsFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesOccasionsLifestyleAlabamaMontgomeryUnited StatesSearcyNorth AmericaArkansashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1918cfe0c30b495f94d0ff411f52d33cMon, 26 Jan 2015 03:35:34 GMTMiguel Angel Jimenez wins Champions Tour openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3f7d6d4222b49e6b3c4ed70b1537ab1KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez rallied to win the Champions Tour's season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship, birdieing six of the final nine holes Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Mark O'Meara.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfHawaiiKailua-KonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3f7d6d4222b49e6b3c4ed70b1537ab1Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:18:08 GMTObama seeks bigger wilderness designation in Alaska refugehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7662b8f5f0484b41a5feffbd976bde22JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the federal government.By BECKY BOHRER and JIM KUHNHENNaBusinessGovernment and politicsTravelLifestyleCoastlines and beachesNature reservesWildlifeLegislatureLegislationEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironment and natureEnvironmentNatural resource managementUnited StatesAlaskaArcticNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7662b8f5f0484b41a5feffbd976bde22Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:34:07 GMTSalma Hayek leads Saint Laurent menswear finalehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ea377f7fddd438bba4803dc92682934PARIS (AP) — Fashion royalty Salma Hayek — the Academy Award-nominated wife of the luxury heir François-Henri Pinault — led the front row pack at Saint Laurent, the highlight of the Paris menswear shows on Sunday.By THOMAS ADAMSONeArts and entertainmentFashion designFashion showsCelebrityEntertainmentMusicFashionBeauty and fashionLifestyleMoviesFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ea377f7fddd438bba4803dc92682934Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:56:32 GMTCoach K gets 1,000th win as No. 5 Duke tops St. John's 77-68http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d625b2641e34810a7f722476983a925NEW YORK (AP) — Coach 1K. How grand.By MIKE FITZPATRICKsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballCoachingMen's sportsBasketballCollege sportsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d625b2641e34810a7f722476983a925Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:14:34 GMTBuss, No. 20 Northern Iowa edge Illinois State 54-53http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ead2547d2814231aacd0409eb2da7f1NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Nate Buss hit a 3-pointer from the corner with 5 seconds left and No. 20 Northern Iowa edged Illinois State 54-53 on Sunday.By BILL LIESSEsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsIllinoisIowaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ead2547d2814231aacd0409eb2da7f1Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:21:39 GMTHilliard scores 24 to lead No. 4 Villanova over Creightonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b65e5d75e86444d6952ad694aac0c4ccVILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Darrun Hilliard scored a season-high 24 points to lead No. 4 Villanova to a 71-50 victory over Creighton on Sunday night.By AARON BRACYsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b65e5d75e86444d6952ad694aac0c4ccMon, 26 Jan 2015 02:26:02 GMTJapan working to gain IS hostage's release, analyzing videohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9df076935c044f918a5cee24a1332268TOKYO (AP) — Japan was working Monday to coordinate efforts with Jordan and other countries to save a hostage held by the extremist Islamic State group.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiGeneral newsHostage situationsGovernment and politicsJapanTokyoMiddle EastEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9df076935c044f918a5cee24a1332268Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:31:00 GMTBig 4th quarter helps Pacers end skid, down Magic 106-99http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e676a345922b495ab90136ae16db2749ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — David West had 20 points, reserve Damjan Rudez added a career-high 18, and the Indiana Pacers snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 106-99 win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night.By KYLE HIGHTOWERsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsOrlandoIndianaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e676a345922b495ab90136ae16db2749Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:01:33 GMTAsia stocks down as anti-austerity party wins Greek electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51bfc88bd9a54ebe8ae099239a5e7442SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks and the euro were weaker Monday after Greece's anti-austerity opposition party won a big victory in national elections, renewing fears the European common currency bloc could unravel.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsParliamentary electionsNational electionsStock marketsPolitical partiesFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyElectionsGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesCommodity marketsPolitical organizationsGreeceSouth KoreaEast AsiaWestern EuropeEuropeAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51bfc88bd9a54ebe8ae099239a5e7442Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:40:55 GMTGriffin, Paul lead Clippers to 120-100 win over Sunshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48a92a898629428f9bd73008462ced89PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers are known for their offense. But it was a stifling defense late Sunday night that made the difference against the Phoenix Suns.By JONATHAN DALTONsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48a92a898629428f9bd73008462ced89Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:35:37 GMT2 planes evacuated on arrival at Seattle-Tacoma airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf36370c254d47d9ac8c88377e5f5a08SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Two planes have been evacuated on arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport due to what a spokesman called a "security concern."aGeneral newsWashingtonTacomaSeattleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf36370c254d47d9ac8c88377e5f5a08Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:14:52 GMTGreek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc41dbf71ba2436ba8f98590a4785029ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting up a showdown with the country's international creditors that could shake the eurozone.By ELENA BECATOROS, NICHOLAS PAPHITIS and DEMETRIS NELLASiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsFinancial crisisCurrency marketsElectionsEconomyFinancial marketsGreeceAthensEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc41dbf71ba2436ba8f98590a4785029Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:39:44 GMTSAG Awards win sends 'Birdman' Oscar hopes soaringhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3a604aaa4a14e679c851415dff657d2Oscar hopes for "Birdman" got an enormous updraft over the weekend with big wins from the acting and producing guilds, possibly sending the comedy soaring over the perceived Academy Awards front-runner "Boyhood."By JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityScreen Actors Guild AwardsAcademy AwardsAward showsEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3a604aaa4a14e679c851415dff657d2Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:11:16 GMTSpurs rally in 2nd half to top Bucks 101-95http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1f43c55636845c8a09a3bb7fb07b385SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tim Duncan had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 19 points and 14 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs rallied in the second half for a 101-95 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night.By RAUL DOMINGUEZsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1f43c55636845c8a09a3bb7fb07b385Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:50:43 GMTJapan logs record trade deficit in 2014 on weakening yenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff3d8cba1abe4d24beb489bb27de141eTOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade deficit ballooned to a record 12.8 trillion yen ($109 billion) last year as a weakening yen pushed the cost of imports higher despite a moderate recovery in exports.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff3d8cba1abe4d24beb489bb27de141eMon, 26 Jan 2015 03:50:02 GMTAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5788124387b04c20a51d539b00e3e8e9MIAMI (AP) — Miss Colombia Paulina Vega crowned Miss Universe; Miss USA Nia Sanchez named runnerup.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBeauty pageantsEntertainmentUnited StatesNorth AmericaColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5788124387b04c20a51d539b00e3e8e9Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:01:29 GMT