FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:24:57 -0700US stocks waver as corporate earnings roll inhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/857e4fe4bbac4adf886c2bd4dcb4df1dNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are wavering in early trading more big companies turn in earnings reports. Markets in Asia surged on optimism over recent reforms in China.aBusinessGeneral newsCorporate stockFinancial marketsFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsChinaShanghaiHong KongEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/857e4fe4bbac4adf886c2bd4dcb4df1dTue, 21 Apr 2015 14:23:57 GMTSerbia president's plane trouble caused by coffee spillhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d15f3d088ac44397981494aaf7b0be8aBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — An investigation into the sudden plunge of the Serbian president's plane has shown that it was because the co-pilot spilled coffee on the instruments panel, aviation authorities said Tuesday.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSerbiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d15f3d088ac44397981494aaf7b0be8aTue, 21 Apr 2015 13:26:12 GMTLatest on Boston bombing trial: Penalty phase set to beginhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48dfc4f2f56c419f913544053524dc2810:20 a.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsSportsBoston Marathon bombingCrimeBombingsEventsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48dfc4f2f56c419f913544053524dc28Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:23:56 GMTChinese president applauds Pakistan's anti-terror effortshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46b07926a9ee4a1fa0a9f6b12a2767bdISLAMABAD (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday applauded Pakistan's anti-terrorism efforts and vowed his nation would continue to stand by its neighbor as he wrapped up a two-day visit meant to boost bilateral ties and assure Islamabad of Beijing's support.By ZARAR KHAN and ASIF SHAHZADiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseTerrorismWar and unrestNational securityChinaPakistanIndiaIslamabadSouth AsiaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46b07926a9ee4a1fa0a9f6b12a2767bdTue, 21 Apr 2015 13:39:14 GMTFormer officer accused of injuring Indian man due in courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db632c3aa2fc46478241c7e1b32f1debHUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama police officer is due in court on charges of violating the rights of an Indian man during a violent confrontation.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAlabamaHuntsvilleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db632c3aa2fc46478241c7e1b32f1debTue, 21 Apr 2015 13:35:56 GMTOklahoma reserve deputy pleads not guilty in fatal shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed4c2f2817cc4f2786d65cc94f498549TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A 73-year-old Oklahoma reserve deputy who fatally shot a suspect who was pinned down by officers on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to a second-degree manslaughter charge.By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderOklahomaTulsaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed4c2f2817cc4f2786d65cc94f498549Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:29:38 GMTJustices: Police can't extend traffic stop awaiting drug doghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10d2fceae1a6409e915793a3c9ca2397WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says police may not extend an ordinary traffic stop to seek evidence of crimes unrelated to the offense that prompted officers to pull a vehicle over.wGovernment and politicsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10d2fceae1a6409e915793a3c9ca2397Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:27:59 GMTUS artist unites divided Bosnian youths to make street arthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e37b8dc346ff4228bde9628d515a7de7SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — American graffiti artist Caleb Neelon, creator of street murals in numerous cities around the world, has enlisted youths from different sides of Bosnia's ethnic divide to work on a peace-promoting project.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevoEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e37b8dc346ff4228bde9628d515a7de7Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:24:55 GMTDozens killed in fighting in southern Syria, activists sayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6cd2b2cca694f7da7907875fd365870BEIRUT (AP) — Fierce clashes between Syrian government forces and opposition fighters in the country's south killed dozens on both sides over the past two days as rebel factions regained much of the ground they lost earlier, activists said Tuesday.iGeneral newsCivil warsWar and unrestPolitical activismGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6cd2b2cca694f7da7907875fd365870Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:17:51 GMT17-year-old Andrey Rublev beats Verdasco at Barcelona Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a5ccee7070d482689eff181e1da93b7BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Russian teen Andrey Rublev advanced to the second round of the Barcelona Open by beating former champion Fernando Verdasco 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Tuesday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSpainBarcelonaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a5ccee7070d482689eff181e1da93b7Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:57:18 GMTHigh court: Energy companies must face price fixing claimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8b5a79f695644e7b945dbdefb6c5f2bWASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a group of energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California's energy crisis.wBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCorporate legal affairsEnergy industryIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsCorporate newsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8b5a79f695644e7b945dbdefb6c5f2bTue, 21 Apr 2015 14:10:36 GMTTeva offers to buy Mylan in $40.1B cash-and-stock dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a5d18b7441849ec8bf81fb9e2152086NEW YORK (AP) — Teva has offered to buy Mylan for about $40.1 billion in cash and stock in a deal that would create a powerhouse of generic drug development.aBusinessGeneral newsCorporate stockMedicationHealth care industryIndustriesCorporate newsDiagnosis and treatmentHealthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a5d18b7441849ec8bf81fb9e2152086Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:57:09 GMTMusic Review: Passion Pit feeling the 'Kindred' spirithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4dfebf300f3642fa9d8df0d2751f5c8dPassion Pit, "Kindred" (Columbia)By RON HARRISeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4dfebf300f3642fa9d8df0d2751f5c8dTue, 21 Apr 2015 13:16:20 GMTMichelle Obama to speak at Tuskegee University commencementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f20194fd2ba94718947ce6b30a082f6fWASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama will deliver the commencement address at Tuskegee University, a historically black university in Alabama.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHigher educationGraduation ceremoniesEducationSocial affairsOccasionsLifestyleGraduationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f20194fd2ba94718947ce6b30a082f6fTue, 21 Apr 2015 13:28:36 GMTWoman who designed "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2e861e0b484498a9d72c96b2ea30fd7LAS VEGAS (AP) — The woman who came up with a neon sign that has welcomed countless visitors to "fabulous Las Vegas" since 1959 has died.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLtTravelLifestyleObituariesLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2e861e0b484498a9d72c96b2ea30fd7Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:15:37 GMTVenezuelan man is last to finish Boston Marathon in 20 hourshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/659f054f754d46e3847227de1e16e483BOSTON (AP) — An inspirational Venezuelan man has become the last finisher of this year's Boston Marathon, crossing the finish line about 20 hours after he started.aGeneral newsSportsTrack and fieldMarathonsBoston MarathonEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/659f054f754d46e3847227de1e16e483Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:11:07 GMTJon Stewart sets Aug. 6 as 'Daily Show' exit datehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/724e8ca8912a4e2b975ab8e7f9f90e84NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart says Aug. 6 will be his last night hosting Comedy Central's "The Daily Show."eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/724e8ca8912a4e2b975ab8e7f9f90e84Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:51:37 GMTEritrea, North Korea called world's most censored stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76f175b20b2f45b783d86673f5f2c357UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The small African nation of Eritrea tops even North Korea in its restrictions on the media, a new global report says.iGeneral newsNorth KoreaEritreaEast AsiaEast AfricaChinaAzerbaijanSoutheast AsiaIranAsiaAfricaGreater ChinaEastern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76f175b20b2f45b783d86673f5f2c357Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:27:32 GMTAP sources: Senate leaders to unveil trafficking deal, clearing path for attorney general votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee372cce11b44448ad6b8c7559831bcfWASHINGTON (AP) — AP sources: Senate leaders to unveil trafficking deal, clearing path for attorney general vote.wGovernment and politicsLegislaturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee372cce11b44448ad6b8c7559831bcfTue, 21 Apr 2015 14:01:32 GMTUS couple sentenced to prison in Bali suitcase killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/953b8771e9a7466e8c7179fefb75c6e2BALI, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court found an American couple guilty of premeditated murder and sentenced them to prison on Tuesday in the killing of the woman's mother on the resort island of Bali.By FIRDIA LISNAWATIiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderIndonesiaBaliSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/953b8771e9a7466e8c7179fefb75c6e2Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:38:29 GMTLilly Pulitzer's family couldn't beat the rush at Targethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1532d1042a44490dae36225f063d0317FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Lilly Pulitzer's own family couldn't beat the "Pink Sunday" rush for the brightly colored limited edition collection at Target.aBusinessGeneral newsFashion designArts and entertainmentFloridaFort LauderdaleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1532d1042a44490dae36225f063d0317Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:13:19 GMTVisitor fee for Apostle Islands ice caves generates $140Khttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f4b4e6a3fd943f485b3f7f76dd577f2BAYFIELD, Wis. (AP) — The Apostle Islands National Lakeshore plans to use thousands of dollars generated through a new fee for visiting the ice caves this winter to cover the cost of additional staff and equipment.tTravelLifestyleCavesEnvironment and natureWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f4b4e6a3fd943f485b3f7f76dd577f2Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:10:14 GMTFormer RI mobster Ouimette dies in North Carolina prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/576fd4251b2045fbbb0c2fb987aa5878PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former mob enforcer in Rhode Island with ties to late New England crime boss Raymond L.S. Patriarca has died in a federal prison in North Carolina. Gerard T. Ouimette was 75.aGeneral newsObituariesRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/576fd4251b2045fbbb0c2fb987aa5878Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:39:57 GMTUS stocks open broadly higher as company earnings impresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29c8f5f4da5148d2a0ac0b8fa50f3152NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as more companies turn in healthy earnings reports.aBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock marketsFinancial performanceCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29c8f5f4da5148d2a0ac0b8fa50f3152Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:40:17 GMTJudge considers releasing video of officer-involved shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bb70d527b104d8e9587f9d29e755ce7HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge is considering whether to release video that police say shows an officer fatally shooting an unarmed man in the back.By MARK SCOLFOROaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeLaw and orderCrimeHarrisburgPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bb70d527b104d8e9587f9d29e755ce7Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:09:37 GMTUNHCR: weekend shipwreck deadliest ever in Mediterraneanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af12692f7007435bbd7d3898d2b07af4CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that it believes more than 800 people drowned when a boat packed with migrants trying to reach Europe sank on Saturday, making it the worst such incident ever in the Mediterranean.By TRISHA THOMAS and COLLEEN BARRYiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsSummitsMigration ratesPolitical refugeesSmugglingAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationInternational relationsGovernment and politicsDemographicsSocial affairsImmigrationSocial issuesHuman welfareCrimeItalyEuropeGenevaSicilyWestern EuropeSwitzerlandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af12692f7007435bbd7d3898d2b07af4Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:17:15 GMTSuspicious cylinders force evacuation of St. Louis City Hallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8aed824d0df142559168f41961f7eb68ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis City Hall has been evacuated after two cylinders and a suspicious bag were found at entrances to the building.aGeneral newsEvacuationsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8aed824d0df142559168f41961f7eb68Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:27:46 GMTA look at the EU's 10-point emergency migrant action planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03638cdea9de482f9d57f9d52d1f9c7dBRUSSELS (AP) — Spurred into action by a massive loss of lives in the Mediterranean, the European Union's executive arm has proposed a 10-point action plan for dealing with the unprecedented migrant influx. Here's a look at each point of the plan, which will be fleshed out by EU leaders at a crisis summit Thursday, and how likely each is to help the situation:By LORNE COOKiGeneral newsEuropeMaltaItalyNorth AfricaGreeceWestern EuropeAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03638cdea9de482f9d57f9d52d1f9c7dTue, 21 Apr 2015 13:36:07 GMTAnger simmers in southern Chile over bishop appointmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2210bcb5fce4817a829cad397239838SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Parishioners in a southern Chile diocese are gathering wherever their new bishop appears, but their presence is not the sort of assembly the Catholic Church would expect.By EVA VERGARAiGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesViolent crimeCrimeChileSantiagoSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2210bcb5fce4817a829cad397239838Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:26:56 GMTNew music festival launched outside Nashvillehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df7c2870583244a3b98b55cfbd027df3NEW YORK (AP) — Another music festival is making its debut — this one outside of Nashville, Tennessee, and paying homage to history.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df7c2870583244a3b98b55cfbd027df3Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:18:03 GMTUnemployment falls in just 23 US states as hiring slowshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a14932f8b004da1a586d61ef963fac4WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 23 U.S. states last month and rose in 12 as employers pulled back on hiring and a slowdown in oil and gas drilling caused big job losses in some states.By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesLabor economyEconomyLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a14932f8b004da1a586d61ef963fac4Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:24:30 GMTGovernment spokesman says Libya chaos spurs human smugglinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5af52638cbcd47758765f277fcb8fa62BAYDA, Libya (AP) — A spokesman for Libya's internationally recognized government says the chaos in his country has allowed human traffickers to proliferate.iGeneral newsPolitical refugeesGovernment and politicsSmugglingHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCrimeLibyaMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5af52638cbcd47758765f277fcb8fa62Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:12:59 GMTBush preparing to delegate many campaign tasks to super PAChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/654ef1c563a442419630e993edf89f31DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush is preparing to embark on an experiment in presidential politics: delegating many of the nuts-and-bolts tasks of seeking the White House to a separate political organization that can raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash.By THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2012 United States Presidential ElectionCampaign finance improprieties2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical fundraisingCampaignsPolitical partiesPolitical action committeesNational electionsElectionsCrimeGeneral newsPolitical issuesPolitical organizationsUnited StatesBeaumontDistrict of ColumbiaIowaNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/654ef1c563a442419630e993edf89f31Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:29:04 GMTJapan's leader sends offerings to controversial war shrinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5818734d1374c87a402b23a9f83add9TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent religious offerings Tuesday rather than visiting a Tokyo shrine that honors Japan's war dead, including convicted World War II leaders, a move less likely to draw controversy on his Southeast Asian trip and an upcoming U.S. visit.By MARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsWorld War IIWar crimesGovernment and politicsEventsWar and unrestJapanChinaEast AsiaIndonesiaUnited StatesAsiaGreater ChinaSoutheast AsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5818734d1374c87a402b23a9f83add9Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:16:40 GMTSouth Africa deploys army to end anti-immigrant attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb64d6065d714ca694439237d2ed9060JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African army has been deployed to areas that remain volatile after a spate of attacks targeting immigrants, the defense minister announced on Tuesday.By LYNSEY CHUTELiGeneral newsArmed forcesImmigrationWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsSouth AfricaDurbanJohannesburgAfricaMalawiMozambiqueSouthern AfricaEast Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb64d6065d714ca694439237d2ed9060Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:29:35 GMTPolice: Woman killed farmer husband, buried him under manurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc28a3d601d145e581798998b44644c9ATTICA, N.Y. (AP) — A woman has been charged with killing her husband of 30 years and burying his body under a manure pile on the couple's western New York farm.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc28a3d601d145e581798998b44644c9Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:34:21 GMTProtest held in Ethiopia over killings by Islamic extremistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c6eebc4d7244984be19535f30f5a45dADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Hundreds of Ethiopians in Addis Ababa on Tuesday protested the killings of dozens of Ethiopian Christians by Islamic extremists in Libya as parliament weighed a response to the killings.By ELIAS MESERETiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestEthiopiaAfricaAddis AbabaLibyaMiddle EastNorth AfricaEast Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c6eebc4d7244984be19535f30f5a45dTue, 21 Apr 2015 14:19:09 GMTMacedonian police say border watchtower attackedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daa74571bf3c4ba1ac09afc72204c361SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonian police say a group of about 40 people wearing uniforms of the disbanded Kosovo Liberation Army, or UCK, have attacked a police watchtower in Gosince on the country's northern border with Kosovo.iGeneral newsMacedoniaSkopjeKosovoEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daa74571bf3c4ba1ac09afc72204c361Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:39:19 GMTBomb blasts in Afghanistan kill 4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edcddc50799b4186b2cbe91f8a0c687bKANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb blast near a police station in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday killed three people and wounded 17, while a separate bomb killed one person and wounded five in the north, officials said.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsKidnappingCrimeAfghanistanKandaharCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edcddc50799b4186b2cbe91f8a0c687bTue, 21 Apr 2015 14:09:51 GMTTrafficking deal clears path for attorney general votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cf991f0f5b44e91930ae288aca22904WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders announced a deal Tuesday to move forward on a stalled human trafficking bill, clearing the way for a vote on President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee within days.By ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsCabinet appointments and nominationsLegislatureSmugglingCrimeGeneral newsCabinetsGovernment appointments and nominationsLegislationUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cf991f0f5b44e91930ae288aca22904Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:17:14 GMTSummer sports suspend membership in umbrella body in protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25f26e6481bc479fb8bf577a20be2373SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Summer Olympic sports suspended their membership in the umbrella body for international federations on Tuesday after its leader launched a blistering attack on the IOC.By JAMES ELLINGWORTHiGeneral newsSportsSports governanceSummer Olympic gamesTrack and fieldOlympic gamesEventsSochiRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25f26e6481bc479fb8bf577a20be2373Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:09:52 GMTWhy McDonald's is still a powerhouse, despite troubleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b6c95fceba0422086bd2a3dbe1ba257NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's sales have been sputtering for more than two years and the company seems trapped in a cycle of bad headlines that likely won't end soon.By CANDICE CHOIaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b6c95fceba0422086bd2a3dbe1ba257Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:52:01 GMTPope OKs resignation of US bishop for not reporting abusehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08260be7b4c341809bb22949e6f5624dVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis accepted the resignation Tuesday of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected child abuser, answering calls by victims to take action against bishops who cover up for pedophile priests.By NICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsChristianityCrimeReligionSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimes against childrenReligious issuesSocial issuesVatican CityUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08260be7b4c341809bb22949e6f5624dTue, 21 Apr 2015 14:18:12 GMTAttorneys aim to get founder of ultra-rich club releasedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29e381ef4b454e1296cf5d6a30cc3236HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for the founder of a luxury Montana club planned Tuesday to file an emergency request with a federal appeals court seeking to free him after he was jailed for failing to disclose what happened to $13.8 million from the sale of a Mexican resort.By AMY BETH HANSON and MATTHEW BROWNaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesMexicoMontanaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29e381ef4b454e1296cf5d6a30cc3236Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:49:57 GMTEuropean court blames Russia for fatal shooting of Moldovanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6bd536b53bf48959b168022b754ef1eSTRASBOURG, France (AP) — Europe's top human rights court has ordered Russia to pay damages for the fatal shooting of a Moldovan man in 2012.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeGovernment and politicsRussiaMoldovaEuropeFranceEastern EuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6bd536b53bf48959b168022b754ef1eTue, 21 Apr 2015 13:58:49 GMTFierce storm lashes southeast Australia; 3 feared deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74fc54baa6974ab096751b3d8d0a6ae2SYDNEY (AP) — A fierce storm lashing southeast Australia destroyed homes, stranded dozens of people in swirling floodwaters and may have led to three deaths, officials said Tuesday.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsFloodsAccidents and disastersAustraliaSydneyNew South WalesOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74fc54baa6974ab096751b3d8d0a6ae2Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:26:57 GMTPark Loop Road at Acadia National Park opens to vehicleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/feba050a25724e9db9267f79f4374fd3BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — The cold weather may still be holding on, but there are signs that summer in Maine is right around the corner.tTravelLifestyleNational parksWeatherEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLeisure travelGeneral newsMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/feba050a25724e9db9267f79f4374fd3Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:12:52 GMTUConn baseball team adopts 5-year-old battling leukemiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29821cef7c054a9c960889725cab30c4HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut baseball team welcomed its newest member: 5-year-old Grayson Hand of Sturbridge, Massachusetts.aGeneral newsSportsCollege sportsBaseballCollege baseballCancerDiseases and conditionsHealthChild and teen healthMen's sportsConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29821cef7c054a9c960889725cab30c4Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:14:54 GMTNeighborhoods: Street art and shopping in Miami's Wynwoodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdd38fb45f274b4fa64c61b8069fe220MIAMI (AP) — There are two must-have selfies for any visitor to show off from Miami: one on the sands of South Beach, and one against the bold murals of Wynwood.By JENNIFER KAYtTravelLifestyleVisual artsArts and entertainmentBeveragesFood and drinkConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLeisure travelMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdd38fb45f274b4fa64c61b8069fe220Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:29:16 GMTAP sources: Senate leaders to unveil trafficking dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6d737fc0f4e4a7cabb6a6b6399fe57fWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders are poised to announce a deal to move forward on a stalled human trafficking bill, likely clearing the way for a vote on President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee.By ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsLegislatureCabinet appointments and nominationsLegislationCabinetsGovernment appointments and nominationsSmugglingCrimeGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6d737fc0f4e4a7cabb6a6b6399fe57fTue, 21 Apr 2015 14:06:16 GMT