FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:05:20 -0800Azarenka to face Safarova in Qatar Open finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7959719dacb04335a2ff7bda0cec3f5fDOHA, Qatar (AP) — Victoria Azarenka reached the final of the Qatar Open on Friday after recovering from one set down to beat Venus Williams.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsQatarDohaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7959719dacb04335a2ff7bda0cec3f5fFri, 27 Feb 2015 19:38:44 GMTSyria expels 3 key UN humanitarian staffershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92a2667240b149559d104085dcf5cf75UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Syrian government has expelled three key U.N. humanitarian staffers, a decision the U.N. says could have "a major impact" on critical aid operations and harm a new effort to secure a six-week truce in the country's largest city.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsDiplomacyHumanitarian crisesCivil warsHumanitarian assistanceGovernment and politicsInternational relationsWar and unrestSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92a2667240b149559d104085dcf5cf75Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:34:52 GMT30 arrested after Maldives opposition protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9064b4f6ceb84072ac502acceac14966MALE, Maldives (AP) — Police in the Maldives on Friday arrested 30 people as thousands of opposition supporters rallied in the capital calling on President Yameen Abdul Gayoom to resign and demanding the release of a former president in police detention.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsPolitical resignationsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsMaleMaldivesSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9064b4f6ceb84072ac502acceac14966Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:11:49 GMTReceivers Hartline, Gibson released by Dolphinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a36d78d66f504625b51c9a5597030f4fMIAMI (AP) — Receivers Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson have been released by the Miami Dolphins after combining for 21 starts last year.By STEVEN WINEsSportsWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationProfessional footballFootballMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a36d78d66f504625b51c9a5597030f4fFri, 27 Feb 2015 21:00:33 GMTCounty supervisor who killed self was target in prison casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e6d8b33ad4f45bea46e418db9ffcd9aJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's state auditor says an indicted county official who committed suicide had been targeted in a prison corruption case, and he is predicting that more charges are to come.By JEFF AMYaGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestSuicidesCrimeMississippiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e6d8b33ad4f45bea46e418db9ffcd9aFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:23:24 GMTArgentina prosecutor Julio Cesar Strassera dies at 81http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad40be08b86f41ffa46c9996c9b25815BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Julio Cesar Strassera, the prosecutor who won conviction against leaders of Argentina's dictatorship and coined the term "Nunca mas," or "Never again," to describe the repressive period, has died at age 81.By ALMUDENA CALATRAVAiGeneral newsObituariesGovernment and politicsArgentinaBuenos AiresSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad40be08b86f41ffa46c9996c9b25815Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:39:33 GMTObama mourns passing of Nimoy: 'I loved Spock'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eb1e060839040bd9d37752d8f2c1dd5WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Leonard Nimoy, who made the sign for "Live long and prosper" famous the world over, achieved that goal during his 83 years on the planet.eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eb1e060839040bd9d37752d8f2c1dd5Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:07:54 GMTUnmasking of 'Jihadi John' as a London lad shocks Britainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61f05ecf10bb4016ab1100d3725e0870LONDON (AP) — The unmasking of Islamic State militant "Jihadi John" as a London lad who had repeatedly been questioned by security services sent shock waves through Britain Friday, with Prime Minister David Cameron stepping in to defend British spy craft.By GREGORY KATZ and JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsTerrorismMilitant groupsCrimeWar and unrestIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomLondonSyriaArizonaMiddle EastKuwaitWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61f05ecf10bb4016ab1100d3725e0870Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:56:39 GMTGrain higher, livestock higherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e17b6453a53441dda1c2ce48738f5fb6CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e17b6453a53441dda1c2ce48738f5fb6Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:01:15 GMTLeonard Nimoy leaves legacy beyond science-fictionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87fcf04af37d4561b16541a9d559a711LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Nimoy didn't just leave a lasting impression on the science-fiction genre, he also did so on science itself.By DERRIK J. LANGaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebritySpace explorationAstronomyObituariesScienceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87fcf04af37d4561b16541a9d559a711Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:00:00 GMTFormer AIG CEO Robert Benmosche dies of cancer at 70http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55dcbc6932d146898189d27e34a0526cNEW YORK (AP) — Former AIG President and CEO Robert Benmosche, who led the insurer's turnaround after its $182 billion government bailout, has died of lung cancer at age 70, the company announced Friday.By MARLEY JAYaBusinessGeneral newsObituariesFinancial crisisEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyFinancial marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55dcbc6932d146898189d27e34a0526cFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:56:58 GMTFigures on government spending and debthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6d6b72be7bf4272927f1babf8ae476aWASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.fGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyGovernment financehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6d6b72be7bf4272927f1babf8ae476aFri, 27 Feb 2015 21:01:23 GMTHouse Speaker John Boehner invites Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to address Congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbff641a33164c55bdb8d6f9e96cafdcWASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner invites Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to address Congress.wGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbff641a33164c55bdb8d6f9e96cafdcFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:15:09 GMTMiss America Organization president is stepping downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3d164a3a0bf493a85da1489cbc8b050ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The president of the Miss America Organization is stepping down after nearly two years at the helm.By WAYNE PARRYaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMiss America PageantEventsBeauty pageantsEntertainmentAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3d164a3a0bf493a85da1489cbc8b050Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:03:38 GMTMaine weighs revoking seat belt law days after 75-car pileuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee3836d809a94805bdc61c26fe83cbbcAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It's an effort that even the bill's sponsor acknowledges is poor timing.By ALANNA DURKINaGeneral newsOdditiesState legislatureTransportation safetyDriving laws and regulationsGovernment and politicsLegislationCell phone etiquetteTransportationLegislatureState governmentsGovernment regulationsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessEtiquetteLifestyleMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee3836d809a94805bdc61c26fe83cbbcFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:38:06 GMTCommuter with measles also dined at Bay Area restauranthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93e84d38e2ea4da395c2e3b0204aedc1BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Officials say the commuter who may have exposed at least 1,500 Bay Area Rapid Transit riders to measles also ate at a popular Northern California restaurant.aGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsCaliforniaBerkeleyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93e84d38e2ea4da395c2e3b0204aedc1Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:43:55 GMTFisherman's high court win spurs call for legal reformhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78922f77551d4a7a8b368a23a76fca3aWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court case of a fisherman hooked by a law meant to preserve documents, not fish, is renewing calls to curb the reach of criminal laws that critics say are too vague.By SAM HANANELwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsLegislatureCrimeNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryLegislationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78922f77551d4a7a8b368a23a76fca3aFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:04:06 GMTBush: Borders less secure if Congress cuts off DHS dollarshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0ccfc21a8c643cb94ddb568b989b7f5OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he doesn't see how cutting off the Department of Homeland Security's budget would make the United States' borders more secure.pGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsBorder securityNational securityPolitical partiesMilitary and defenseGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0ccfc21a8c643cb94ddb568b989b7f5Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:56:29 GMTAfghan President Ghani to speak to joint meeting of Congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/effcdf2867194500b0214921ebb8446bWASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner is inviting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to address a joint meeting of Congress when he visits Washington next month.wGovernment and politicsUnited StatesAfghanistanNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/effcdf2867194500b0214921ebb8446bFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:22:36 GMTRecords: Suspect in Vegas killing was abused as a babyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8bd278725be4d6b8290eba6450dd733LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 19-year-old accused of killing a Las Vegas mother in a neighborhood gunbattle suffered a fractured skull at the hands of his father when he was a 7-week-old infant, court records and interviews show.By KEN RITTERaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeSuicidesCrimeLaw and orderCrimes against childrenLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8bd278725be4d6b8290eba6450dd733Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:38:43 GMTThe big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8df0cbfd95754074968885c3e6aeabfeCAPE LEGOUPIL, Antarctica (AP) — From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging thousands of feet (hundreds of meters) below to re-shape Earth.By LUIS ANDRES HENAO and SETH BORENSTEINiGeneral newsScienceWeatherGlaciersOceansEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureClimateAntarcticahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8df0cbfd95754074968885c3e6aeabfeFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:38:25 GMTSantorum wants US ground troops to fight Islamic State grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c56c8619347f4b2caebd5830ec553eaeOXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, who is considering another presidential run, called for putting 10,000 U.S. troops on the ground to fight the growth of the extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State.By JILL COLVINaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c56c8619347f4b2caebd5830ec553eaeFri, 27 Feb 2015 21:01:27 GMTMan with heart issues revived near Newark Liberty bag claimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5854358c50645b09067995e26b15083NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a 74-year-old man found unresponsive on the ground near a baggage carousel at Newark Liberty International Airport has been revived by police officers.aBusinessGeneral newsNewarkNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5854358c50645b09067995e26b15083Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:18:03 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc975054face46cbba9e12020f5866a6WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc975054face46cbba9e12020f5866a6Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:33:55 GMTUS, Liberia start 1st formal test of ZMapp Ebola virus drughttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f8cb770c9ff4c0f8b105ffb296cd38dTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. and Liberian governments have just begun the first formal patient testing of an experimental Ebola virus treatment that's only been used on an emergency basis.By LINDA A. JOHNSONaBusinessGeneral newsHealthMedical researchMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentDisease outbreaksEpidemicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthAgricultureIndustriesAfricaLiberiaWest AfricaUnited StatesSierra LeoneNew JerseyNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f8cb770c9ff4c0f8b105ffb296cd38dFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:56:26 GMTJury: Billionaire looted mining firm; trial eyed huge homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66a7c7595cd547d1af43fb2c2725dbadNEW YORK (AP) — Jurors in New York have found that billionaire Ira Rennert plundered a now-bankrupt mining company to pay for personal luxuries, including a Hamptons mansion that's one of the world's biggest private homes.aBusinessGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsLegal proceedingsCorporate newsLaw and orderNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66a7c7595cd547d1af43fb2c2725dbadFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:31:26 GMTBulls expect Derrick Rose back this season from knee surgeryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b3ec7f950ae47c08f9e7cf4c9158c78CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls can breathe a little easier. They expect Derrick Rose to return this season from his latest knee surgery.By ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsAthlete injuriesHealthMen's basketballAthlete healthMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b3ec7f950ae47c08f9e7cf4c9158c78Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:10:59 GMTMan gets life for killing 80-year-old who was bound, beatenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83640d5a97944010b3f87bcd6b121bbdPENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A Washington state man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing an 80-year-old woman who was duct-taped to a chair, blindfolded and beaten during a robbery at her northeast Oregon home.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderTheftPendletonOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83640d5a97944010b3f87bcd6b121bbdFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:46:09 GMTHead injury to suspect as child could be used by defensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb3c265d66e34c9eadd1f2dfcb22c69aLAS VEGAS (AP) — A fractured skull suffered by an infant nearly two decades ago at the hands of his father might become a factor as lawyers defend the now 19-year-old man against charges connected to the killing of a Las Vegas mother in a neighborhood gunbattle, his lawyer said Friday.By KEN RITTERaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeSuicidesCrimeLaw and orderCrimes against childrenLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb3c265d66e34c9eadd1f2dfcb22c69aFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:49:10 GMTMexico to replace embattled attorney generalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f09729c44d254503a65811d0288676e7MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's embattled attorney general, Jesus Murillo Karam, is leaving the post to take a new cabinet-level job as head of urban and rural development.By MARK STEVENSONiGeneral newsCrimeMissing personsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f09729c44d254503a65811d0288676e7Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:36:06 GMTStocks slip in afternoon after weaker estimate of US growthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae9a300932c648a28f76187ee9cf4828Major U.S. stocks indexes were on course for a slightly lower close Friday afternoon. Trading was mostly listless as investors weighed the implications of new economic reports and corporate earnings. Oil rose, recouping some of its losses from a day earlier.By ALEX VEIGAaBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyDebt and bond marketsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsFinancial marketsEnergy industryIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsCommodity marketsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae9a300932c648a28f76187ee9cf4828Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:10:28 GMTMexico official: Police capture top capo 'La Tuta' Gomezhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd468b1332e5488b87be564b64c24bc1MEXICO CITY (AP) — Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police, according to Mexican officials.By ALBERTO ARCE and KATHERINE CORCORANiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeArrestsMunicipal governmentsCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesWar and unrestViolent crimeLaw and orderLocal governmentsOrganized crimeMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd468b1332e5488b87be564b64c24bc1Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:53:28 GMTUS rescinds rule requiring judges to move to Guantanamohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64397fa5851e4eb0a26c3bd361189297MIAMI (AP) — A new rule that required military judges presiding over the war crimes tribunals at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to relocate to the remote installation has been rescinded, the Pentagon said Friday.aGeneral newsMilitary correctional systemsLegal proceedingsArmed forcesMilitary legal affairsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsCubaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64397fa5851e4eb0a26c3bd361189297Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:54:10 GMTRecalls this week: hand trucks, ceiling fanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a79d8c86bf024c8e89f5d1e3ff3f0630More than 250,000 hand trucks are being recalled this week because of a faulty wheel hub. Other consumer products being recalled this week include faulty ceiling fans and electric cooking ranges.By The Associated PressfBusinessLifestylePersonal financeProducts and servicesCorporate newsNevadaTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a79d8c86bf024c8e89f5d1e3ff3f0630Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:10:12 GMTNews Guide: What the FCC's 'net neutrality' vote meanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5635c4df28e49be9ede72b049d4b987WASHINGTON (AP) — Internet activists scored a major victory after the Federal Communications Commission agreed to rules that would ban service providers from creating Internet fast lanes.By ANNE FLAHERTYhtGovernment and politicsNetwork neutralityGovernment regulationsLegislatureTechnology issuesTechnologyTelecommunicationsIndustriesBusinessInternet technologyComputing and information technologyIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeProducts and servicesCorporate newsGovernment financeState governmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5635c4df28e49be9ede72b049d4b987Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:49:14 GMTRacing might return to New England's last thoroughbred trackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0d884e71a65481688dc564eb9e16e3fBOSTON (AP) — New England's last remaining thoroughbred horse racing track might continue to hold live races after all.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsThoroughbred racingHorse racingState legislatureLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0d884e71a65481688dc564eb9e16e3fFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:52:42 GMTProsecutor: Fake, rather than real bomb, irrelevant to plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67e7dbd804ab4ec48b00612d70568463WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors say charges against a man accused of trying to blow up the Wichita airport should not be thrown out, even though the explosives used in an undercover sting were fake.By ROXANA HEGEMANaGeneral newsCrimeTerrorismWar and unrestWichitaKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67e7dbd804ab4ec48b00612d70568463Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:42:32 GMTProposed settlement requires schools to show they provide PEhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fbf029f0422487da1fa026a1e895fe3SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Thirty-seven California school districts accused in a 2013 lawsuit of skimping on state rules would have to show proof they are providing physical education during the school day under the terms of a proposed settlement.aGeneral newsHealthSchool curriculaEducationSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSanta AnaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fbf029f0422487da1fa026a1e895fe3Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:55:04 GMTAfter 7 seasons, 'RuPaul's Drag Race' not slowing downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/672447d8dcbb4f609aeec9d76cf9772fLOS ANGELES (AP) — It looks like a drag queen aquarium.By DERRIK J. LANGaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentAutomobile racingCelebritySportsMusichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/672447d8dcbb4f609aeec9d76cf9772fFri, 27 Feb 2015 20:20:20 GMTLawyer argues for dismissal of charge in Slender Man casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/743f9e65bc7a4f1181ba5cd45538df06WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — An attorney for one of two Wisconsin girls accused of repeatedly stabbing a classmate and leaving her for dead has argued that the charge against her should be dismissed because she believed a fictional horror character called Slender Man would kill her family if they didn't attack their friend — a belief he said amounted to coercion.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/743f9e65bc7a4f1181ba5cd45538df06Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:59:30 GMTNet neutrality fans use Grumpy Cat in aerial jab at Comcasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0e3051fb2324371b82c3608c9115c13PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Internet activists took an aerial jab at Comcast to celebrate new government rules affecting the Philadelphia-based corporation.htBusinessGeneral newsNetwork neutralityTechnology issuesTechnologyPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0e3051fb2324371b82c3608c9115c13Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:06:58 GMTTestimony: Several Hernandez texts are missing from phonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cbef9a05a1940348f7691b96689c825FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Texts and phone records shown to jurors Friday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez showed that several messages he exchanged with a co-defendant before the killing were deleted from his phone.By MICHELLE R. SMITHaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFall RiverMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cbef9a05a1940348f7691b96689c825Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:29:39 GMTThieves crash car through electronics store in San Franciscohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9e19732c4e344c786416a9f5e00c21dSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thieves drove a car through a high-end electronics store in the latest crash-and-grab heist in the San Francisco Bay Area.By KRISTIN BENDERaGeneral newsAccidentsTheftCrimeAccidents and disastersSan FranciscoChicagoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9e19732c4e344c786416a9f5e00c21dFri, 27 Feb 2015 19:21:34 GMTDemocrats caught between Obama, Netanyahu on speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e58924c74fc24345b409175d92c8e8ccWASHINGTON (AP) — Jewish House Democrats personally offered Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a chance to lower the political temperature after he accepted a Republican invitation to speak to Congress next week on Iran — a less provocative, closed-door session.By LAURIE KELLMANwGovernment and politicsInternational relationsPolitical partiesLegislatureReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesPolitical organizationsIsraelUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaIranMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e58924c74fc24345b409175d92c8e8ccFri, 27 Feb 2015 19:47:15 GMTAnti-Islamic protesters shout at Muslims at Oklahoma Capitolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0eb62aa1e374957a49fccd444c74ab6OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group of supporters formed a makeshift greeting line to escort Muslims into the Oklahoma state Capitol for Friday's first-ever Muslim Day as a smaller group of protesters heckled participants as they arrived.By SEAN MURPHYaGeneral newsIslamProtests and demonstrationsReligionSocial affairsPolitical and civil unrestReligious issuesSocial issuesOklahomaOklahoma CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0eb62aa1e374957a49fccd444c74ab6Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:49:28 GMTGreek prime minister rules out third bailouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8241a886933649bc9fb7cb02ed3491d7ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new radical left government has no intention of seeking yet another bailout deal from international creditors and will spend coming months trying to ease the terms of its current commitments, the financially struggling country's prime minister said Friday.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHumanitarian crisesLegislationLegislatureHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGreeceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8241a886933649bc9fb7cb02ed3491d7Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:01:40 GMTA year after meeting Tiger, Indian golfer on the risehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/949f89dc3f374a9d9bb4bc0aa6032937The best golfer in India played before an enormous gallery with the kind of buzz that is rare for his country. Anirban Lahiri wound up the winner, a day he won't forget.By DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfMasters Golf TournamentGolfMen's sportsEventsIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/949f89dc3f374a9d9bb4bc0aa6032937Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:08:45 GMTCalifornia farmers to go another year without federal waterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb7dc06f0091458282185f4bc66b4ba9SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal agency said Friday it will not release any water for Central Valley farms this year, forcing farmers to continue to scramble for other sources or leave fields unplanted.By FENIT NIRAPPILaBusinessGeneral newsEnvironmental conservation and preservationState governmentsAgriculture and the environmentNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment and politicsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb7dc06f0091458282185f4bc66b4ba9Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:28:26 GMTObama to host new Afghan leaders at White House on March 24http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9440496f46e64f60918b53c1af695eb6WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will host leaders of Afghanistan's new unity government for their first White House visit next month.wGovernment and politicsAfghanistanDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9440496f46e64f60918b53c1af695eb6Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:35:14 GMTMan charged in 125 mph fatal Ohio crash competent for trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3fd111eedd142b0817b032b756f2499TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of driving more than 125 mph and causing a crash that killed two people on the Ohio Turnpike is now competent to stand trial, a judge has ruled.By JOHN SEEWERaGeneral newsAccidentsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAccidents and disastersTransportationToledoOhioFremontUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3fd111eedd142b0817b032b756f2499Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:11:51 GMT