FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Mar 2015 16:53:25 -0800Dolce&Gabbana pay sentimental tribute to mothers in Milan (AP) — Model Bianca Balta won applause of approval as she walked down the Dolce&Gabbana runway in an advanced stage of pregnancy. It was part of the designing duo's early Mother's Day present to women, a collection dedicated to moms.By COLLEEN BARRYiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLifestyleFashionBeauty and fashionFashion designFashion showsEntertainmentMilanItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 23:20:24 GMTArgentine president: late prosecutor had also praised her AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine President Cristina Fernandez said Sunday the prosecutor who had accused her of a criminal cover-up had also praised her, characterizing the late Alberto Nisman's actions as contradictory in a sharply worded speech that included a rebuke of Israel over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center.By PETER PRENGAMANiGeneral newsEmbassiesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsArgentinaIsraelBuenos AiresIranSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanMiddle East, 01 Mar 2015 23:14:40 GMTObama plans trip to South Carolina, 48th state in office (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to get one step closer to visiting all 50 states while in office with a trip to South Carolina this week.By NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politicsSouth CarolinaColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 22:50:42 GMTLady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take charity polar plunge in Chicago (AP) — Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn made plunges into the icy waters of Chicago's Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for the Special Olympics.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityChicagoLake MichiganIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 23:51:03 GMTOregon women upset No. 19 Stanford 62-55, Ore. (AP) — Jillian Alleyne registered her NCAA-best 27th double-double of the season, scoring 22 points with 12 rebounds, and Oregon upset No. 19 Stanford 62-55 on Sunday, snapping an 18-game losing streak to the Cardinal dating back to Dec. 29, 2004.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsOregonEugeneUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 22:56:06 GMTNo. 20 Rutgers women handle Indiana 71-60, N.J. (AP) — Kahleah Copper scored 24 points to lead No. 20 Rutgers over Indiana 71-60 on Sunday.sSportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsIndianaNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 21:18:53 GMTNo. 4 Notre Dame women beat NC State 67-60, N.C. (AP) — Fourth-ranked Notre Dame didn't do a particularly good job protecting the basketball nor getting freshman big Brianna Turner going.By AARON BEARDsSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege sportsBasketballMen's college basketballCollege basketballMen's basketballMen's sportsNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 22:52:23 GMTHarden's 33 points leads Rockets over Cavs 105-103 in OT (AP) — James Harden scored 33 points for Houston and Cleveland star LeBron James missed a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left in overtime, helping the Rockets hold on for a 105-103 win over the Cavaliers on Sunday.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 00:08:16 GMTNadal beats Monaco to win 1st title in nearly 9 months AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Rafael Nadal won his first title in nearly nine months Sunday after defeating Juan Monaco 6-4, 6-1 at the Argentina Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisArgentinaBuenos AiresSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Mar 2015 22:17:30 GMTPickup truck goes into frozen river; dead dog found inside RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A pickup truck went through the ice on a river early Sunday, and police found a dead dog but no people inside.aGeneral newsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 22:27:23 GMTPhillies fall to college team in 1st spring training game, Fla. (AP) — Phillies starter Paul Clemens pitched two perfect innings, but Philadelphia lost to the University of Tampa 6-2 Sunday in the first spring training game for a major league team this year.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsFloridaTampaPhiladelphiaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaNew York, 01 Mar 2015 22:34:14 GMTIsraeli PM in US for controversial speech (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington to deliver the speech to Congress that the Obama administration did not want him to give.By ARON HELLERwGovernment and politicsIsraelMiddle East, 01 Mar 2015 23:02:14 GMTNo. 9 Florida State closes ACC slate, tops rival Miami 69-55 GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Maegan Conwright scored 17 points and No. 9 Florida State topped Miami 69-55 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaGreensboroNorth Carolina, 01 Mar 2015 22:04:41 GMTGolf Capsules BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ian Poulter lost command of the Honda Classic with two swings on consecutive tee shots in a wild final hour Sunday. He still had a share of the lead with Paul Casey heading into a sprint-to-the-finish at soggy PGA National.By The Associated PresssSportsWomen's golfGolfMen's golfMen's sportsWomen's sportsSouth AfricaFloridaThailandJohannesburgSouthern AfricaAfricaUnited StatesNorth AmericaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 02 Mar 2015 00:06:04 GMTPopular Peru ex-minister charged in killing of journalist, Peru (AP) — A retired army general widely seen as a possible presidential candidate has been formally charged with murdering a prominent journalist 26 years ago during the country's internal conflict, a prosecutor announced.By FRANKLIN BRICENOiGeneral newsCrimeJournalistsViolent crimeNews mediaMediaGovernment and politicsPeruSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Mar 2015 22:10:29 GMTSamsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone YORK (AP) — Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.By ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyMobile phonesWireless technologyConsumer electronicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesTelecommunicationsProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesSpainNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 02 Mar 2015 00:05:11 GMTKerry tries to dampen fuss over Israeli PM's speech (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administration's diplomatic record with Iran entitles the U.S. to "the benefit of the doubt" as negotiators work toward a long-term nuclear deal. On a mission to warn of the dangers of a nuclear-armed Iran, the prime minister arrived in Washington for the speech the White House didn't want him to give.By BRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsInternational relationsLegislatureIsraelUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaIranMiddle EastNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 00:18:34 GMTEstonia's ruling pro-Western Reform Party wins election, Estonia (AP) — Estonia's ruling Reform Party has emerged as the overall winner in the Baltic country's general election dominated by economic issues and security concerns over Russia's actions in Ukraine.By JARI TANNERiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsParliamentary electionsNational electionsElectionsEstoniaEastern EuropeEuropeMoscowTallinnCrimeaRussiaUkraine, 02 Mar 2015 00:41:10 GMTTheater Review: 'Abundance' is a tragicomic look at Old West YORK (AP) — In sagas about the American Wild West, pioneers were brave and true-hearted cowboys and homesteaders tamed the savage land while their womenfolk happily tended hearth and family.By JENNIFER FARRAReArts and entertainmentPerforming artsEntertainment, 02 Mar 2015 00:43:11 GMTLSU women upend No. 12 Texas A&M 80-63 behind Harden ROUGE, La. (AP) — DaShawn Harden had career highs of five 3-pointers and 28 points and Danielle Ballard added 20 points to lead LSU to an 80-63 win over No. 12 Texas A&M on Sunday.sSportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sports, 01 Mar 2015 21:32:10 GMTChris Paul, DeAndre Jordan lead Clippers past Bulls 96-86 (AP) — DeAndre Jordan had 26 rebounds and Chris Paul scored 28 points Sunday, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 96-86 victory over the Chicago Bulls.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 21:29:49 GMTNewspaper: Nurse who survived Ebola says hospital failed her (AP) — A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease.aGeneral newsHealthNewspapersDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesNews mediaMediaTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 23:25:53 GMTMassengale helps No. 6 Lady Vols breeze past Vandy 79-49, Tenn. (AP) — Ariel Massengale scored 26 points and tied a school single-game record with eight 3-pointers Sunday to help No. 6 Tennessee beat Vanderbilt 79-49 in the regular-season finale for both teams.By STEVE MEGARGEEsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsTennesseeKnoxvilleLittle RockArkansasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 00:28:47 GMTSuspect in fatal Los Angeles street race held on $2M bail ANGELES (AP) — Police say a 21-year-old man suspected of participating in an illegal street race that killed two spectators in Southern California has been booked on suspicion of murder.aGeneral newsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 22:21:55 GMTArizona sends Keith Yandle to Rangers for 2 players, picks, Ariz. (AP) — The New York Rangers acquired a big piece in their push for another deep playoff run, picking up All-Star defenseman Keith Yandle in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday.By JOHN MARSHALLsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsArizonaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 01 Mar 2015 23:24:00 GMTNats' Scherzer simulates everything, including anthem, Fla. (AP) — Max Scherzer was warming up in the bullpen, getting ready to head onto the field to throw his first batting practice session for the Washington Nationals.By CARL KOTALAsSportsMLB Spring TrainingEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 01 Mar 2015 23:12:24 GMTFast and furious: Rousey looks to future after 14-second win ANGELES (AP) — Ronda Rousey won a fight in 16 seconds last summer, falling a second short of the quickest victory in UFC history. At the time, the bantamweight champion figured the speed with which she pummeled Alexis Davis was a fluke.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsWomen's martial artsMixed martial artsWomen's sportsMartial arts, 01 Mar 2015 23:42:14 GMTNo. 16 Duke women earn wild 81-80 win over No. 15 UNC, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Azura Stevens had 21 points and 12 rebounds and No. 16 Duke beat No. 15 North Carolina 81-80 on Sunday.By JOEDY McCREARYsSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsDurhamNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 22:24:15 GMTDixon, No. 17 Iowa women pull away from Minnesota 92-76 CITY, Iowa (AP) — Melissa Dixon hit eight 3-pointers and scored 27 points, two other players got close to triple-doubles on Sunday and No. 17 Iowa set a record for home wins with a 92-76 win over Minnesota that also secured No. 2 seed in the Big Ten tournament for the Hawkeyes.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsIowaIowa CityMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 22:10:58 GMTSouth Korea's Amy Yang wins Honda LPGA Thailand, Thailand (AP) — South Korea's Amy Yang won the Honda LPGA Thailand on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour title, finishing with a 3-under 69 for a two-stroke victory over American Stacy Lewis and two others.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsThailandSouth KoreaSoutheast AsiaAsiaEast Asia, 01 Mar 2015 21:46:11 GMTKerry tried to dampen fuss over Israeli PM's speech (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administration's diplomatic record with Iran entitles the U.S. to "the benefit of the doubt" as negotiators work toward a long-term nuclear deal. On a mission to warn of the dangers of a nuclear-armed Iran, the prime minister arrived in Washington for the speech the White House didn't want him to give.By BRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsInternational relationsLegislatureIsraelUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaIranMiddle EastNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 23:18:58 GMTGreece protests planned Turkish air maneuvers in Aegean Sea, Greece (AP) — Greece is protesting Turkey's move to reserve a large chunk of airspace over the Aegean Sea for military maneuvers until the end of the year, a Greek foreign ministry spokesman says.iGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTurkeyGreeceEuropeAegean SeaMiddle EastWestern Europe, 01 Mar 2015 22:03:28 GMTNo. 25 Providence cruises past Marquette 77-66, R.I. (AP) — LaDontae Henton had 25 points and 15 rebounds and No. 25 Providence held off Marquette 77-66 on Sunday.sSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballCoachingBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsProvidenceRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 00:40:11 GMTLadd lifts Jets to 5-2 win over Kings, Manitoba (AP) — Andrew Ladd scored twice and the Winnipeg Jets boosted their playoff hopes in 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday.sSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsSports transactionsSports businessEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyWinnipegManitobaCanadaNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 00:02:53 GMTObama invoking civil rights struggles past and present (AP) — For President Barack Obama, it's a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles from past to present.By NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politics2016 United States Presidential ElectionHuman rights and civil libertiesRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansUnited States Presidential ElectionPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriVotingCampaignsNational electionsElectionsEventsSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesSelmaSouth CarolinaNorth AmericaAlabama, 01 Mar 2015 23:06:57 GMTPoulter builds 3-shot lead at Honda Classic BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ian Poulter took a big step toward ending his two-year victory drought Sunday by playing bogey-free on rain-softened PGA National for a 4-under 66, giving him a three-shot lead going into the final round of the Honda Classic.By DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 21:57:51 GMTNo. 11 Mississippi State women beat Ole Miss 55-47, Miss. (AP) — Martha Alwal scored nine points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead No. 11 Mississippi State to a 55-47 victory over Mississippi on Sunday, sweeping its in-state rival while ending the regular season with the best record in school history.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMississippiStarkvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 21:42:34 GMTHempen leads No. 10 Arizona State women past Colorado, 59-46, Ariz. (AP) — Katie Hempen hit back-to-back 3-pointers during a key second-half stretch and scored 15 points to help No. 10 Arizona State beat Colorado 59-46 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsArizonaColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 22:58:33 GMTNo. 13 Kentucky women topple No. 2 South Carolina 67-56, Ky. (AP) — Jennifer O'Neill and Makayla Epps combined for 22 second-half points and No. 13 Kentucky made 27 free throws in beating No. 2 South Carolina 67-56 on Sunday, denying the Gamecocks an unbeaten season in Southeastern Conference play.By GARY B. GRAVESsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsSouth CarolinaKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 00:44:51 GMTNew York City mayor marches in gay pre-St. Patrick's parade YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio told hundreds of participants at a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday that a society for all is one that embraces and respects everyone.By VERENA DOBNIKaGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsParadesGays and lesbiansHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsRecreation and leisureGender issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsQueensNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 22:13:56 GMT3rd child dies after carbon monoxide leak in Ohio home, Ohio (AP) — The third of four children exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide from a furnace in a home has died.aGeneral newsCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTroyOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 21:58:23 GMTBy the numbers: Northeast colder, snowier than normal's a look at average temperatures for February 2015, normal average temperatures for February, snowfalls this winter and snowfalls for a normal winter around the Northeast:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 21:54:01 GMTWisconsin's Gov. Scott Walker: 'I don't believe in amnesty' (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker once envisioned a world where the 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally could embark on a path to citizenship.By MICHELE SALCEDOpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsState governmentsImmigrationPolitical partiesSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 21:12:21 GMTKaminsky, No. 5 Wisconsin beat Michigan State 68-61, Wis. (AP) — Frank Kaminsky scored 31 points in his final home game, sophomore Nigel Hayes added 14 and No. 5 Wisconsin clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season title with a 68-61 victory Sunday over Michigan State.By GENARO C. ARMASsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWisconsinMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 23:38:25 GMTPoulter, Casey share lead at rain-delayed Honda Classic BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ian Poulter didn't realize he had a three-shot lead in the Honda Classic, only that he was playing well enough to feel like he was in control of his game and the tournament.By DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 00:38:13 GMTGOP senators pledge help if court bars health law subsidies (AP) — Three leading Republican senators are promising to help millions of people who may lose federal health insurance subsidies if the Supreme Court invalidates a pillar of President Barack Obama's health care law.By ALAN FRAMwGovernment and politicsAccess to health careLegislaturePolitical partiesHealth issuesHealthIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryPolitical organizations, 02 Mar 2015 00:37:57 GMTMajor league baseball's 1st black Latino star Minoso dies (AP) — When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the "Cuban Comet" was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his final game 35 years ago, he was a beloved figure with the Chicago White Sox.By JAY COHENaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsAfrican-AmericansBaseballHispanicsProfessional baseballObituariesSports businessMen's sportsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 22:21:17 GMTNo. 22 George Washington women win Atlantic 10 title (AP) — Hannah Schaible scored a career-high 18 points to help No. 22 George Washington women beat George Mason 80-45 on Sunday in the Revolutionary Rivalry to earn the Atlantic 10 regular season title.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 21:14:22 GMTPurvis scores 28 to lead UConn to 81-73 upset of No. 21 SMU, Conn. (AP) — UConn's Ryan Boatright isn't ready to give up on the idea of making it back to the NCAA tournament.By PAT EATON-ROBBsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsHartfordTennesseeConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 22:55:59 GMTParty of Lesotho's prime minister ahead in election results (AP) — The party of Lesotho's prime minister on Sunday led in initial results from an election in the mountain kingdom, which held an early vote in an attempt to overcome tension among political factions.By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsVotingParliamentary electionsElectionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsLesothoSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 01 Mar 2015 23:09:35 GMT