FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 18 Apr 2015 01:34:36 -0700Official: at least 22 killed in a suicide motorcycle bombing in eastern Afghanistan, Afghanistan (AP) — Official: at least 22 killed in a suicide motorcycle bombing in eastern Afghanistan.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsTerrorismAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 18 Apr 2015 05:10:22 GMTPolice: Man shot, killed by Chicago officer (AP) — Chicago police have shot and killed a man in the city's South Shore neighborhood after officers said he pointed a gun at them.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 08:02:45 GMTRingo Starr, Green Day headline eclectic Rock Hall class (AP) — Ringo Starr was always behind the other Beatles.By TOM WITHERSeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrityMuseumsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 06:26:32 GMTInvestigators say identity-theft suspect had 74 aliases ANGELES (AP) — A woman accused of stealing the identities of people working behind the scenes in Hollywood film production has lived under at least 74 aliases, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said.aGeneral newsIdentity theftCriminal investigationsCrimeLaw and orderLos AngelesCaliforniaHollywoodUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 04:17:06 GMTAP Sportlight — John J. McDermott wins the first Boston Marathon in 2 hours, 55 minutes, 10 seconds.sSports transactionsAthlete injuriesWomen's sportsWomen's boxingWomen's gymnasticsWomen's golfStanley Cup PlayoffsNBA PlayoffsGymnasticsMen's sportsBoxingRecord setting eventsDivingBaseballNBA FinalsSports governanceProfessional baseballMen's golfArtistic gymnasticsGolfIndyCarSportsMotorcycle road racingSports businessAthlete healthAquaticsWomen's aquaticsEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyGeneral newsProfessional footballFootballMotorcycle racingAutomobile racingUnited StatesFloridaMinnesotaCanadaPhiladelphiaMiamiArizonaKenyaTexasLos AngelesPittsburghPennsylvaniaNew York CityEthiopiaTampaSeattleOrlandoColoradoSan FranciscoDallasSan AntonioNew JerseyWashingtonMinneapolisTorontoRussiaMontrealMonte CarloNorth AmericaEast AfricaAfricaCaliforniaNew YorkOntarioEastern EuropeEuropeQuebecMonacoWestern Europe, 18 Apr 2015 04:00:40 GMTGas-line blast closes major highway, injures at least 11, Calif. (AP) — A large gas pipeline exploded into a tower of fire Friday in Central California, closing both directions of a major highway in the region and injuring at least 11 people, three of them critically, authorities said.By SCOTT SMITH and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZaGeneral newsExplosionsTrafficFiresUtilitiesAccidents and disastersCrimeTransportationIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryCaliforniaFresnoSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 05:41:34 GMTWacha has 7 strong innings, Cardinals shut down Reds, 6-1 LOUIS (AP) — Even with less than his best stuff, Cardinals starter Michael Wacha was good enough to beat the Cincinnati Reds again.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 04:02:32 GMTClayton Kershaw gets 1st win as Dodgers beat Rockies 7-3 ANGELES (AP) — It took Clayton Kershaw three starts to get his first victory and he still is trying to find his groove after putting together one of the greatest seasons any pitcher ever had.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthLos AngelesColoradoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 06:51:35 GMT5 things from former Bush press secretary Perino's book (AP) — Dana Perino, President George W. Bush's spokeswoman at the end of his presidency, is out with a book that is part memoir, part career advice. Perino is the only Republican woman ever to serve as White House press secretary and is now a co-cost of "The Five" on Fox News Channel.By NEDRA PICKLEReArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 07:06:34 GMTRouhani says Saudis will harvest hatred in Yemen, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani harshly criticized Saudi Arabia Saturday, warning that the Saudi royal family in Riyadh will harvest the hatred it is sowing in Yemen through its airstrike campaign.By ALI AKBAR DAREINIiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsTehranSyriaSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastIranYemen, 18 Apr 2015 07:28:06 GMTSon: Michigan billionaire philanthropist, shopping mall developer A. Alfred Taubman dies HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Son: Michigan billionaire philanthropist, shopping mall developer A. Alfred Taubman dies.aBusinessGeneral newsMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 06:22:11 GMTCollmenter shuts down Giants, gets 3 hits in D-backs win FRANCISCO (AP) — Josh Collmenter pitched a four-hitter and had a career-high three hits, and the Arizona Diamondbacks sent the World Series champion San Francisco Giants to an eighth straight loss with a 9-0 win Friday night.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSan FranciscoArizonaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 05:34:16 GMTToday in History is Saturday, April 18, the 108th day of 2015. There are 257 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaWorld War IIEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 04:00:50 GMTRobin Williams the posthumous star of '3 Still Standing' (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the '80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation.By CHARMAINE NORONHAiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentDocumentariesComedy performanceBars and clubsRecreation and leisureLifestyleCanadaTorontoNorth AmericaOntario, 18 Apr 2015 07:38:02 GMTUS Treasury secretary urges Greece to reach debt deal (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is urging Greece to reach a deal with its creditors, warning that a default would "create immediate hardship for Greece" and damage the world economy.By MARTIN CRUTSINGER and PAUL WISEMANwBusinessGovernment and politicsEconomyGovernment payFinancial crisisLegislatureGovernment business and financeFinancial marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesGreeceChinaUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 07:29:55 GMT2 years after bombs, Boston Marathon looks forward, not back (AP) — It's been decades since you could run in the Boston Marathon without qualifying, before limits on the field size made entering — almost as much as finishing — something to which to aspire.By JIMMY GOLENaGeneral newsSportsMen's track and fieldWomen's track and fieldTrack and fieldBoston MarathonMarathonsMen's sportsBoston Marathon bombingWomen's sportsCrimeBombingsEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 06:59:45 GMTLEADING OFF: Bryant tries again, Giants get their rings look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:By The Associated PresssSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 18 Apr 2015 06:13:31 GMTAmid growing migrant crisis, 20 burn victims rescued at sea (AP) — The unabated flow of migrants fleeing instability in Libya brought a new horror on Friday: The discovery of 20 migrants adrift at sea who had suffered grave burn injuries in a cooking gas explosion before departing Libya, and then were forced onto a smuggler's boat without treatment.By COLLEEN BARRYiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMigration ratesPolitical refugeesGovernment and politicsDemographicsSocial affairsImmigrationSocial issuesHuman welfareItalyLibyaSicilyEuropeMiddle EastNorth AfricaWestern EuropeAfrica, 18 Apr 2015 05:30:49 GMTLove, Irving, Davis ready for the NBA playoff debuts Love and Kyrie Irving are NBA veterans in every sense of the word.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIaGeneral newsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 06:42:05 GMTShooting that wounded baby no longer considered road rage (AP) — A 1-year-old girl was shot in the head and critically wounded as she sat in a car with her parents in suburban Seattle.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 04:40:28 GMTAs Spurs know, international players can impact NBA playoffs Leonard was the MVP of last year's NBA Finals, though the San Antonio Spurs wouldn't have won without their incredible international presence.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthEventsProfessional basketballBasketballFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2015 06:12:43 GMTGalchenyuk scores in OT, Canadiens top Senators 3-2 (AP) — P.K. Subban figured he needed to make up for being ejected from the opening game of the Montreal Canadiens' first-round playoff series.sSportsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsAthlete healthEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsCanadaOttawaMontrealNorth AmericaOntarioQuebec, 18 Apr 2015 04:08:08 GMTNHL player Jarret Stoll arrested in Las Vegas VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was arrested Friday for suspected cocaine possession at the MGM Grand Hotel's Wet Republic pool complex.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSportsCelebrityEntertainmentArrestsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsLaw and orderCrimeLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 05:17:35 GMTQuotations in the News"This is unacceptable. This is a humanitarian emergency that involves us all." — Federico Soda, director of the International Organization for Migration coordination office for the Mediterranean, on the unabated flow of migrants fleeing instability in Libya.By The Associated PressaGeneral news, 18 Apr 2015 07:05:43 GMTCardinal Francis George, key Catholic orthodoxy voice, dies (AP) — Cardinal Francis George, a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who played a key role in the church's response to the clergy sex abuse scandal and led the U.S. bishops' fight against Obamacare, has died after a long fight with cancer. He was 78.By RACHEL ZOLL and DON BABWINaGeneral newsObituariesViolent crimeCrimeCrimes against childrenReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesChicagoUnited StatesIllinoisNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 05:04:45 GMTTrout hits 2 HRs to lead Angels past Astros, 6-3 (AP) — Mike Trout homered twice to become the youngest player in history with 100 home runs and 100 stolen bases, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Astros 6-3 on Friday night.By BERNARDO FALLASsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 04:49:26 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news shows (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 18 Apr 2015 07:27:07 GMTGallardo, Rangers relievers shut down Mariners in 3-1 win (AP) — Yovani Gallardo pitched six scoreless innings, Robinson Chirinos homered and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Friday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 05:38:02 GMTGo figure: Stat titles rarely lead to NBA titles's already known that Oklahoma City won't win the NBA title, since the Thunder didn't make the playoffs.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsNBA FinalsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballSan AntonioClevelandTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennessee, 18 Apr 2015 06:24:21 GMTPredators beat Blackhawks 6-2, even series at 1 game each, Tenn. (AP) — Getting the first victory in three weeks is nice. Beating the Chicago Blackhawks to avoid an 0-2 deficit before hitting the road is much, much sweeter.By TERESA M. WALKERsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 05:57:34 GMTSuicide attack in Afghanistan kills 22 people, Afghanistan (AP) — A security official says that at least 22 people have been killed after a suicide bomber attacked a bank branch in eastern Afghanistan.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsTerrorismAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 18 Apr 2015 05:27:58 GMTDiplomacy out, blunt talk in as Obama gets tough on GOP (AP) — With a tone of outrage and eye-rolling dismissiveness, President Barack Obama and his White House team are working out their aggressions on Republicans. Well into the final quarter of Obama's presidency the White House approach is, if you can't join 'em, beat 'em.By JIM KUHNHENNwGovernment and politicsGovernment appointments and nominationsCabinet appointments and nominationsLegislatureInternational relationsPolitical partiesDiplomacyCabinetsPolitical organizationsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesIranNorth AmericaMiddle East, 18 Apr 2015 07:24:55 GMTGas-line blast at California shooting range injures 11, Calif. (AP) — A natural gas pipeline explosion at a California sheriff's gun range shot flames well over 100 feet into the air, left 11 people injured and brought traffic on a busy highway to a halt, authorities and witnesses said.By SCOTT SMITH and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZaGeneral newsExplosionsTrafficAccidents and disastersTransportationEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaFresnoSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 08:21:05 GMTOpt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testing (AP) — Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance.By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDYaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsStudent testingEducation standardsState governmentsEducationSocial affairsEducation policyGovernment policyPrimary and secondary educationUnited StatesNew YorkAtlantaCaliforniaNew JerseyNorth AmericaGeorgia, 18 Apr 2015 04:51:02 GMTThis Date In Baseball — The Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Braves 19-17 in 10 innings to set a major league record for most runs scored by two clubs on opening day. The Braves scored nine runs in the ninth inning to put the game into extra innings.By The Associated PresssSports transactionsBaseballProfessional baseballRecord setting eventsMen's sportsCelebritySportsSports businessGeneral newsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballPhiladelphiaNew York CityIllinoisCincinnatiClevelandMissouriLos AngelesBrooklynTexasPittsburghSt. LouisWisconsinOaklandSan FranciscoSeattleMichiganKansas CityMinnesotaWashingtonHoustonTorontoFloridaMontrealPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew YorkOhioCaliforniaOntarioCanadaQuebec, 18 Apr 2015 04:00:41 GMTEgypt runners defy Cairo mayhem as sport's popularity grows (AP) — Young Egyptians are once again organizing on social media and taking to the streets of Cairo by the hundreds every Friday, not to protest injustice or clash with police, but to enjoy long runs through one of the world's most crowded and chaotic cities.By JOSEPH KRAUSSiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 18 Apr 2015 07:56:35 GMTPhilanthropist, shopping mall developer Taubman dies at 91 HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture — was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career, has died. He was 91.aBusinessGeneral newsObituariesStem cell researchMedical researchHealthCell biologyBiologyScienceProfessional servicesIndustriesMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 08:07:32 GMTLack helps Canucks top Flames 4-1, even series, British Columbia (AP) — Tempers flared and fists flew — and the tone might have been set for the rest of the first-round playoff series between the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames.sSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's hockeyMen's sportsHockeyEventsProfessional hockeyBritish ColumbiaVancouverCalgaryCanadaNorth AmericaAlberta, 18 Apr 2015 07:06:40 GMTGunfights and roadblocks hit Mexican border city; 3 dead VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Gunfights and blockades of burning vehicles broke out Friday in the border city of Reynosa, across from McAllen, Texas, leaving at least three dead, Mexican authorities said.By ALFREDO PENAiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsWar and unrestArrestsState governmentsGangsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanVictoriaTexasUnited States, 18 Apr 2015 03:57:05 GMTIndian troops fire at Kashmir protesters; teenager killed, India (AP) — Government forces fired on anti-India protesters in Kashmir on Saturday morning, killing a teenage student on the second day of violent clashes in the disputed Himalayan region, police said.By AIJAZ HUSSAINiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsWar and unrestCrimePolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsIndiaKashmirPakistanSouth AsiaAsia, 18 Apr 2015 07:10:32 GMTSuicide attack in Afghanistan kills at least 30 people, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 30 people, officials said.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsTerrorismAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 18 Apr 2015 08:21:57 GMTRest a thing of past, now comes the playoff grind LOUIS (AP) — Rest is supposed to be a good thing heading into the playoffs. But not too much, apparently.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsSports transactionsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsSports businessEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeySt. LouisNew York CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 18 Apr 2015 06:07:26 GMTHighway abuzz with millions of bees after big truck tips, Wash. (AP) — A tractor-trailer carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could.aBusinessGeneral newsOdditiesSmall businessBeesAgricultureInsectsAnimalsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustriesWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 06:08:52 GMT"3 Still Standing" documentary features Robin Williams (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on "Mork and Mindy," he was a star on the stand-up comedy circuit in the 1980s.By CHARMAINE NORONHAiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentDocumentariesComedy performanceBars and clubsRecreation and leisureLifestyleCanadaTorontoNorth AmericaOntario, 18 Apr 2015 05:22:42 GMTScherzer, Harper power Nationals to 7-2 win over Phillies (AP) — Max Scherzer kept the Phillies' lineup guessing even though he faced them earlier in the week. Against a struggling lineup, it wasn't too hard.By BENJAMIN STANDIGsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete health, 18 Apr 2015 03:46:36 GMTPlouffe's homer in 11th lifts Twins over Indians 3-2 (AP) — Trevor Plouffe led off the 11th inning with a soaring home run to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 3-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional baseball, 18 Apr 2015 04:08:46 GMTFiorina says she'd neutralize Clinton's gender arguments, N.H. (AP) — Carly Fiorina, the lone Republican woman eying the White House, wants to block Hillary Rodham Clinton from playing the "gender card" in the 2016 presidential race.By JULIE PACEfBusinessGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 07:20:46 GMTAustralia arrests 5 on charges of plotting ANZAC Day attack (AP) — Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, officials said.By KRISTEN GELINEAUiGeneral newsTerrorismJuvenile crimeArrestsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeWar and unrestLaw and orderNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsMelbourneAustraliaSydneyMiddle EastVictoriaOceaniaNew South Wales, 18 Apr 2015 06:17:46 GMTSei Young Kim takes third-round lead in Hawaii, Hawaii (AP) — Sei Young Kim has another chance to show she can protect a final-round lead.By ANN MILLERsSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsHawaiiEast AsiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAsia, 18 Apr 2015 04:42:33 GMTFrench replica of revolutionary frigate sets sail for Boston, France (AP) — With champagne, fireworks and a presidential blessing, a painstakingly built replica of the frigate once used to bring French troops and funds to American revolutionaries is setting sail for Boston.By ALEX TURNBULL and FRANCOIS MORIiGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2015 08:35:38 GMT