FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Jan 2015 16:17:41 -0800Family attorney: Cubs great Ernie Banks died of heart attack (AP) — An attorney representing the family of Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks says the Hall of Famer died after suffering a heart attack.aGeneral newsSportsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAnimal healthHealthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 21:28:14 GMTAla group: some judges might give same-sex marriage licenses, Ala. (AP) — The association representing Alabama's probate judges says it's possible some judges there may issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples when courthouses open Monday, despite their advice against it.aGeneral newsGays and lesbiansProfessional organizationsMarriageWeddingsSocial groups and organizationsSocial affairsFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleOccasionsAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 22:20:02 GMTBelgium sees some room to discuss Greek debt program (AP) — Britain's Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron predicted that the election victory of Greece's radical left-wing Syriza party would create "economic uncertainty" across Europe, while left-of-center parties welcomed the results as a message that the European Union should change its economic policy.By RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyGreeceEuropeBelgiumGermanyWestern Europe, 26 Jan 2015 00:04:00 GMTJeff Gordon to be Fox guest analyst during XFINITY season, N.C. (AP) — Fox Sports will use a rotation of drivers, including Jeff Gordon, in its coverage of NASCAR's second-tier XFINITY Series this season.sSportsAutomobile racingNASCARCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 21:24:12 GMTCourtney Love, Frances Bean appear together at Sundance CITY, Utah (AP) — Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean made a rare public appearance together at the premiere of the documentary, "Cobain: Montage of Heck," at the Sundance Film Festival.By ALICIA RANCILIOeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentSundance Film FestivalCelebrityEventsMusicPark CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 23:24:25 GMTTsipras: New Greek government will negotiate fair, mutually beneficial financial solution, Greece (AP) — Tsipras: New Greek government will negotiate fair, mutually beneficial financial solution.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGreeceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jan 2015 21:29:45 GMTCuba digs in heels on concessions as part of better US ties (AP) — The start of talks on repairing 50 years of broken relations appears to have left President Raul Castro's government focused on winning additional concessions without giving in to U.S. demands for greater freedoms, despite the seeming benefits that warmer ties could have for the country's struggling economy.By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and ANNE-MARIE GARCIAiGeneral newsInternational relationsRestoring U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relationsEconomyDiplomacyJournalismLegislatureGovernment and politicsEventsBusinessEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyInternational tradeNews mediaMediaCubaHavanaUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 22:43:50 GMT2 Marines identified in deadly California helicopter crash PALMS, Calif. (AP) — Two Marine Corps officers killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in the Southern California desert were remembered Sunday as talented pilots.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 22:48:29 GMTSundance Quick Quote: Margot Robbie on her career success CITY, Utah (AP) — "Yeah. I'm still pinching myself. I'm pinching myself I'm here tonight I just - it's all surreal. I don't know why this is all happening but I'm really grateful it is."eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentSundance Film FestivalCelebrityEventsPark CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 22:27:59 GMTLeBron scores 34, Cavs win 6th straight, 108-98 over Thunder (AP) — LeBron James scored 34 points, including the first eight in the fourth quarter, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-98 on Sunday for their sixth straight win.By TOM WITHERSsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballClevelandOklahoma CityOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaOklahoma, 25 Jan 2015 23:26:50 GMTOregon St takes over first in Pac-12 with 68-57 win over ASU, Ariz. (AP) — Jamie Weisner scored 21 points to help No. 9 Oregon State beat No. 13 Arizona State 67-54 on Sunday to take sole possession of first place in the Pac-12.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsArizonaOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 23:07:36 GMTElection winner Tsipras: Greece today leaves behind austerity and humiliation, Greece (AP) — Election winner Tsipras: Greece today leaves behind austerity and humiliation.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGreeceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jan 2015 21:24:25 GMTNo. 23 Syracuse women beat NC State 66-49, N.Y. (AP) — Alexis Peterson scored 27 points and No. 23 Syracuse exploded in the second half to beat North Carolina State 66-49 on Sunday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsSyracuseNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 22:21:30 GMTObama: Counterterrorism operations in Yemen not affected 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 unrestDrone surveillance and warfareTerrorismGeneral newsNational securityMilitary and defenseDrone aircraftArmed forcesUnited StatesIndiaMiddle EastSyriaYemenSanaaIraqNorth AmericaSouth AsiaAsia, 26 Jan 2015 00:07:06 GMTNo. 14 Kentucky women outlasts Missouri 83-69, Mo. (AP) — Jennifer O'Neill scored 19 points to pace a balanced attack and No. 14 Kentucky outlasted Missouri 83-69 on Sunday.sSportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballWomen's sportsCollege sportsColumbiaMissouriKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 23:28:54 GMTSherman doubts any punishment ahead for Patriots (AP) — Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman doubts the Patriots will be punished by the NFL if they are found guilty of doctoring footballs in the AFC championship game.By BARRY WILNERsSportsNFL Super BowlProfessional footballEventsFootballPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 23:41:37 GMTMoody helps Iowa State upend No. 8 Texas 58-57, Texas (AP) — Nikki Moody scored 14 points, including two free throws with 17. 5 seconds left, to help Iowa State upset No. 8 Texas 58-57 on Sunday.By MARK ROSNERsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsTexasIowaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 23:44:35 GMTNYC mayor: Storm could be biggest ever to hit city YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the snowstorm bearing down on the Northeast could be among the worst the city has ever seen.By VERENA DOBNIKaBusinessGeneral newsStormsWeatherWinter weatherMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaPhiladelphiaHartfordConnecticutPennsylvania, 25 Jan 2015 21:33:48 GMTObama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge, 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 beachesState governmentsNature reservesWildlifeLegislatureLegislationEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironment and natureEnvironmentNatural resource managementUnited StatesAlaskaArcticNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 23:04:19 GMTNotre Dame theologian known for books, liberal stands, dies BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theology professor known for his popular books on Catholicism and unabashed liberal stands on various church teachings, has died. He was 78.By TOM COYNEaGeneral newsObituariesSouth BendIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 21:23:43 GMTNo. 5 Lady Vols rally for 59-51 victory over No. 22 Georgia, Tenn. (AP) — On a day when both teams had all kinds of trouble scoring from anywhere else, No. 5 Tennessee survived by feasting from the free-throw line.By STEVE MEGARGEEsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 22:39:40 GMTGreek election winner Tsipras: Vote result means 'troika' of debt inspectors thing of the past, Greece (AP) — Greek election winner Tsipras: Vote result means 'troika' of debt inspectors thing of the past.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGreeceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jan 2015 21:26:41 GMTBill Haas pulls away to win Humana Challenge QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Bill Haas pulled ahead with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-4 16th and parred the final two holes for a one-stroke victory Sunday in the Humana Challenge.By JOHN NICHOLSONsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 00:03:51 GMTWade, Bosh, Whiteside lead Heat over Bulls 96-84 (AP) — Hassan Whiteside bounced around the NBA Development league and played in China and Lebanon, hoping NBA teams were keeping tabs and would give him an opportunity.By ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballSports businessAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 22:28:50 GMTSundance Watch: Quinto and Franco's easy chemistry CITY, Utah (AP) — In "I Am Michael," a drama based on Benoit Denizet-Lewis's 2011 New York Times article "My Ex-Gay Friend," James Franco plays the part of Michael Glatze, the ex-gay friend in question.By LINDSEY BAHReArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentSundance Film FestivalGays and lesbiansChemistryEventsSciencePark CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 23:46:18 GMTMistake leaves Wayne Taylor Racing outside top spot again BEACH, Fla. (AP) — After more than 23 1/2 hours of racing, Jordan Taylor figured he was in prime position for a victory in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.By MARK LONGsSportsAutomobile racingDaytona BeachFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 22:33:17 GMTCops: Man kills co-worker, then himself at NYC Home Depot YORK (AP) — An employee at a Home Depot store in Manhattan argued with a co-worker before fatally shooting him and then killing himself on Sunday, police said, sending panicked workers and shoppers rushing to get away from the gunfire.By KAREN MATTHEWSaGeneral newsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsViolent crimeCrimeManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 23:24:45 GMTNo. 7 Maryland remains unbeaten in Big Ten with 84-74 win, Ind. (AP) — Lexie Brown scored 21 points and Brionna Jones added 10 and 14 rebounds to help No. 7 Maryland remain unbeaten in Big Ten play with a 84-74 win over Indiana on Sunday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsBloomingtonMarylandIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 22:50:43 GMTSundance Quick Quote: Redford's thoughts on marketers CITY, Utah (AP) — "Once (Sundance) started to click and move, ... more and more people came. Pretty soon, I could see that it was becoming, for a lot of people, the place to be at this time and that brought in all ...the ambush marketers who couldn't care less about film, who couldn't care less about Sundance. What was upsetting to me at a certain point was the media — the outside media was beginning to look at the festival and they assumed we were selling out because all these marketers were there which had nothing to do with us. ... You can't get rid of them and that's OK, but as long as we can maintain who we are and have that come through it's all that matters to me."eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentSundance Film FestivalEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessPark CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 00:04:19 GMTNo. 17 Florida State women roll past Wake Forest 110-80, Fla. (AP) — Morgan Jones came off the bench to score 16 points and the five starters all scored between nine and 15 and No. 17 Florida State rolled to a 110-80 win over Wake Forest on Sunday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 21:34:05 GMT'Potentially historic' storm headed for Northeast YORK (AP) — A "potentially historic" storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Connecticut starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said.By VERENA DOBNIKaBusinessGeneral newsStormsWinter weatherWeatherNew YorkNew York CityHartfordUnited StatesNorth AmericaConnecticut, 25 Jan 2015 22:44:17 GMTPatriots' Browner gets a 2nd chance at a Super Bowl ring, Mass. (AP) — Brandon Browner received a Super Bowl ring last year even though he was watching from home 3,000 miles from the Seattle Seahawks when they won the title.By HOWARD ULMANsSportsNFL Super BowlProfessional footballSports governanceEventsFootballMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 22:12:06 GMTCoach K gets 1,000th win as No. 5 Duke tops St. John's 77-68 YORK (AP) — Coach 1K. How grand.By MIKE FITZPATRICKsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballCoachingMen's sportsCollege sportsBasketballNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 23:25:36 GMTBuss, No. 20 Northern Iowa edge Illinois State 54-53, 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.sSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsIllinoisIowaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 23:49:25 GMTSundance Quick Quote: Chris Pine on once playing 20 roles CITY, Utah (AP) — "It's a good idea to put out there in the universe that you can do different and varied, kind of sort of things so people don't get tired of you, but I think experientially from the inside it's more fun to do different things, you know? And I got into acting because I think the first play that I did I played 20 parts, so I think my whole concept of what acting was in the beginning was precisely that, getting the opportunity to disappear into multiple, multiple roles."eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentSundance Film FestivalEventsPark CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 22:11:11 GMTBoehner's State of Union survival tip: Stare at Obama's head (AP) — How to behave when 30 million Americans give your political nemesis their undivided attention in a televised speech and your job is to sit quietly behind him?wGovernment and politicsState of the Union AddressEventsExecutive branch, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:24 GMTDog gets 2nd chance in Utah after escaping death in Indiana, Utah (AP) — A dog is getting a new lease on life at a Utah animal sanctuary a month after escaping a worse fate in Indiana: being euthanized and having its cremated ashes mixed with those of its late owner.aGeneral newsOdditiesAnimalsDogsMammalsUtahIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 22:57:20 GMTZambia: Edgar Lungu sworn in as new president, Zambia (AP) — Edgar Lungu was sworn in as Zambia's new president Sunday.By NOEL SICHALWEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsJudicial electionsNational electionsElectionsJudiciaryZambiaAfricaSouthern Africa, 25 Jan 2015 21:33:13 GMTZoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes FRANCISCO (AP) — Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day.aGeneral newsOdditiesAnimalsInsectsCockroachesSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 23:44:46 GMTNYC mayor: Snowstorm bearing down on Northeast could become biggest the city has ever seen YORK (AP) — NYC mayor: Snowstorm bearing down on Northeast could become biggest the city has ever seen.aGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsWinter weatherStormsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsWeatherNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 21:28:42 GMTGreek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil, 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 the stage for a showdown with the country's international creditors that could shake the eurozone.By ELENA BECATOROS, NICHOLAS PAPHITIS and DEMETRIS NELLASiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsFinancial crisisParliamentary electionsEconomyFinancial marketsElectionsGreeceAthensEuropeWestern Europe, 25 Jan 2015 23:32:24 GMTFinal victim hasn't been found in Md. mansion fire, Md. (AP) — After a week of searching, investigators say they still haven't found the body of the sixth person believed to have died in a fire that destroyed a multimillion-dollar mansion near Maryland's capital city.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersAnnapolisMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 23:28:09 GMTUK reviewing security after hoax call to Cameron (AP) — British officials are reviewing security measures Sunday after a hoax caller pretending to be the director of the government's eavesdropping agency managed to get through to Prime Minister David Cameron on the phone.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jan 2015 22:06:38 GMTBaker, No. 14 Wichita State breezes past Drake 74-40, Kan. (AP) — Ron Baker scored 15 points and No. 14 Wichita State breezed past Drake 74-40 on Sunday for its 26th straight win in the Missouri Valley Conference.By JEFFREY PARSONsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWichitaKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 21:35:16 GMTNavy wants to increase use of sonar-emitting buoys (AP) — The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales and other creatures that live in the water.By PHUONG LEaGeneral newsScienceAnimalsNational parksWhalesCoastlines and beachesForestsEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelMammalsWashingtonUnited StatesPacific OceanNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 00:07:37 GMTOfficials: 4 children fall through ice into pond in Maryland, Md. (AP) — Fire officials say four children have been taken to hospitals after they fell into an icy pond in Maryland's Baltimore County.aGeneral newsMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 23:31:46 GMTRozier leads No. 10 Louisville past Pittsburgh 80-68 (AP) — Terry Rozier scored 26 points and No. 10 Louisville pulled away from Pittsburgh 80-68 on Sunday.By WILL GRAVESsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 23:26:32 GMTNo. 2 Virginia barely outlasts Virginia Tech, 50-47, Va. (AP) — So often this season, when No. 2 Virginia has needed a lift, it has come from Justin Anderson.By HANK KURZ Jr.sSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 22:15:32 GMTDuke coach Mike Krzyzewski earns 1,000th win with victory over St. John's YORK (AP) — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski earns 1,000th win with victory over St. John's.sSportsCoachingMen's college basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's basketballMen's sports, 25 Jan 2015 21:23:49 GMTChrabascz helps Butler rout No. 24 Seton Hall 77-57 (AP) — Andrew Chrabascz scored 15 of his 16 points in the first half to lead the Butler Bulldogs to a 77-57 blowout of No. 24 Seton Hall on Sunday.By JIM JOHNSONsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jan 2015 22:20:47 GMT