FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:42:42 -08:00Clippard, Diamondbacks agree to $12.25M, 2-year contracthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5de575a2a7fb46c4b49471c80603c00fTue, 09 Feb 2016 04:41:25 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Reliever Tyler Clippard agreed Monday to a $12.25 million, two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, who also settled their arbitration case with A.J. Pollock by giving the All-Star outfielder a $10.25 million, two-year deal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5de575a2a7fb46c4b49471c80603c00fNo. 1 UConn takes top-ranked showdown with 66-54 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77a4cb3919de463c8acfdeac27a1b195Tue, 09 Feb 2016 05:06:00 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — UConn coach Gene Auriemma smiled at his three upperclass starters, savoring the latest virtuoso performance on the big stage by Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson — and fretting about their departure next season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77a4cb3919de463c8acfdeac27a1b195Closings set in NYC cop's trial in deadly stairwell shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f94ea2399694a3d9d038cd825528d4eTue, 09 Feb 2016 06:14:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell says what happened was a deadly accident. Prosecutors call it manslaughter and say he acted recklessly and then did little to help the dying man.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f94ea2399694a3d9d038cd825528d4eGas blast injures 5 migrants held captive in Mexico househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e27aeeeb32b744599399e59d09273929Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:22:29 GMTCIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — A gas explosion ripped through a house where dozens of abducted migrants were being held captive in a city on the Texas border Monday, injuring five people, two of them gravely, Mexican authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e27aeeeb32b744599399e59d09273929Michael Douglas among film stars honored by AARPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b82f4af318b94005bffdf534257cb0c0Tue, 09 Feb 2016 06:52:03 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michael Douglas was initially confused when he was told that he washttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b82f4af318b94005bffdf534257cb0c0Morris, US youth gain valuable experience before busy yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d07acd140513461b8dd7e9070c98fcc7Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:09:09 GMTCARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Morris made his ninth appearance for the United States last Friday, which gave him nine more games for the national team than as a professional.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d07acd140513461b8dd7e9070c98fcc7More than 1 million are besieged in Syria, new report sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d1369c7f08344f9b10ef9ce59546c47Tue, 09 Feb 2016 05:20:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — More than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates just half that amount and has been accused by some aid groups of underplaying a crisis.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d1369c7f08344f9b10ef9ce59546c47Activists demonstrate against sexual violence at Baylorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/828e67a9c9104f7f93649b25b483ab75Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:28:46 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — A candlelight vigil to protest Baylor University's response to campus sexual violence drew scores of demonstrators to the street in front of the university president's home Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/828e67a9c9104f7f93649b25b483ab75Hield's 3-pointer lifts No. 3 Oklahoma past No. 24 Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d73e3df7d1d846ebb6463fac05a2c100Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:23:18 GMTNORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Buddy Hield's 3-pointer from the corner with 1.3 seconds remaining lifted No. 3 Oklahoma to a 63-60 victory over No. 24 Texas on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d73e3df7d1d846ebb6463fac05a2c100Stone has 2 goals, assist and Sens beat Lightning 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b20e7036176e42c6b4cf5b57c420b048Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:28:02 GMTOTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mark Stone had two goals and an assist and the Ottawa Senators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b20e7036176e42c6b4cf5b57c420b048Japan worried about 2020 problem, or life after the Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c10252409b80428e8969ba0f4e26af3dTue, 09 Feb 2016 06:31:09 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan is gearing up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with gusto, investing in everything from stadiums to electric cars, and expecting an economic bonanza from a construction frenzy and an influx of visitors.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c10252409b80428e8969ba0f4e26af3dVucevic leads Magic comeback for 117-110 OT win over Hawkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4153dd7ca8984672b29a1abf4ca1e8a2Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:01:55 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Nikola Vucevic scored 25 of his 28 points after halftime, and Orlando rallied from 20 points down to beat Atlanta 117-110 in overtime on Monday night, helping the Magic beat the Hawks for the second time in two nights.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4153dd7ca8984672b29a1abf4ca1e8a2Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zikahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f936cbc3a814371b0d0f71196e92cf8Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:40:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there shouldn't be a panic on this."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f936cbc3a814371b0d0f71196e92cf8The Latest: Clinton vows to 'make a difference' every dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29e04be18396418caede969b902042cdTue, 09 Feb 2016 03:31:30 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for the White House with one day to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29e04be18396418caede969b902042cdPalestinian doctor aims to boost West Bank medical serviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/facfa2beedd0435c88a4e1403144b5cfTue, 09 Feb 2016 06:42:40 GMTNABLUS, West Bank (AP) — After Dr. Saleem Haj-Yahia performed the first-ever successful artificial heart transplant in the West Bank last month he was greeted with flowers, balloons and cheering crowds and publicly praised by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/facfa2beedd0435c88a4e1403144b5cfSmall town New Hampshire prepares for midnight votinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d298fd510b74eb2aea5b323555a2ab4Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:29:05 GMTDIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) — The first votes of the first-in-the-nation primary will be counted in three tiny communities where primary day lasts all of five minutes.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d298fd510b74eb2aea5b323555a2ab4Japan's parliament condemns North Korea rocket launchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcc5b87975fd4982aa081250014005f0Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:12:03 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's parliament condemned North Korea's long-range rocket launch Tuesday, calling it a serious provocation against international peace and demanding that the communist nation immediately stop such activity.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcc5b87975fd4982aa081250014005f0Redick leads Clippers to 98-92 OT victory over 76ershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09600c4d5fa942b0851449d34160c7b1Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:06:59 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — J.J. Redick had 23 points, including the tying 3-pointer late in regulation, and Jamal Crawford also scored 23 points to lead the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers to a 98-92 overtime victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09600c4d5fa942b0851449d34160c7b1Durant, Thunder pull away to beat Suns 122-106http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b055dde8dc9480f90a13135a17a1260Tue, 09 Feb 2016 06:04:32 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Once Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant found his shot, it was all over for slumping Phoenix.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b055dde8dc9480f90a13135a17a1260Residents displaced by gas leak get more time to returnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74d3e4a337c5483a97ca97b27327ac5dTue, 09 Feb 2016 03:49:46 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles residents displaced by a massive, 15-week natural gas leak will have more time to return to their homes once the well is plugged, under an agreement announced Monday between city officials and Southern California Gas Co.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74d3e4a337c5483a97ca97b27327ac5dGov't report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54f68783edad486dbcca4fc37de0ea05Tue, 09 Feb 2016 05:41:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54f68783edad486dbcca4fc37de0ea05Panthers, Patriots early favorites to win 2017 Super Bowlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87f26b393eca4a5f8858d7301e06cbbbTue, 09 Feb 2016 03:37:17 GMTCarolina and New England are the early favorites at Nevada sportsbooks to win the 2017 Super Bowl, followed by the Seahawks, Packers and Steelers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87f26b393eca4a5f8858d7301e06cbbbSearch for life continues at Taiwan complex toppled by quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a20123b907da43d28cf15c68848be2c7Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:17:51 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers using cranes, dogs and electronic devices searched for survivors Tuesday in a high-rise apartment complex in southern Taiwan that was toppled three days earlier by a powerful earthquake.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a20123b907da43d28cf15c68848be2c7Man accused in Milwaukee mass shooting plot to be arraignedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/076a2485a8fd42709382ba0ab904e015Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:32:27 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — A man accused of plotting to attack a Milwaukee Masonic temple in the name of Islam is due to appear in federal court.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/076a2485a8fd42709382ba0ab904e015Lundqvist makes 27 saves, Rangers win third in rowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f87f64c33b654ac89f0c13d12d2efd5eTue, 09 Feb 2016 03:16:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves and the New York Rangers posted their first three-game winning streak since November with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f87f64c33b654ac89f0c13d12d2efd5eIndian soldier buried by avalanche saved; 9 bodies recoveredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b11ef248bed34501b4ac562630ffaccaTue, 09 Feb 2016 07:31:18 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — An Indian soldier buried by an avalanche for six days in the Himalayan region of Kashmir has been pulled alive from the snow, but the bodies of nine other soldiers were recovered, officials said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b11ef248bed34501b4ac562630ffaccaCelebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 14-20http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f2c9c2ae4a14f3ea903a3e4faa82b27Tue, 09 Feb 2016 06:05:26 GMTFeb. 14: TV personality Hugh Downs ("20/20") is 95. Actress Florence Henderson is 82. Country singer Razzy Bailey is 77. Jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker is 73. TV personality Pat O'Brien ("The Insider," ''Access Hollywood") is 68. Magician Teller of Penn and Teller is 68. Actor Ken Wahl ("Wiseguy") is 59. Opera singer Renee Fleming is 57. Actress Meg Tilly is 56. Singer Dwayne Wiggins of Tony! Toni! Tone! is 55. Actress Sakina Jaffey ("House of Cards") is 54. Actor Enrico Colantoni ("Just Shoot Me") is 53. Actor Zach Galligan ("Gremlins") is 52. Actor Valente Rodriguez ("George Lopez") is 52. Bassist Ricky Wolking of The Nixons is 50. Actor Simon Pegg (2009's "Star Trek") is 46. Bassist Kevin Baldes of Lit is 44. Singer Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty is 44. Actor Jake Lacy ("The Office") is 30. Actress Tiffany Thornton ("Sonny With A Chance") is 30. Actor Freddie Highmore ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," ''Bates Motel") is 24.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f2c9c2ae4a14f3ea903a3e4faa82b27Lillard has 33 to lead Blazers past Grizzlies 112-106http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1891ab5ef854b60a185613ea936de0dTue, 09 Feb 2016 05:02:42 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum had six of his 21 points in overtime as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 112-106 on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1891ab5ef854b60a185613ea936de0dSanders, Kasich win 1st votes in tiny NH communityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a32a9d23bc74bb48b26ad56ab7d564aTue, 09 Feb 2016 07:31:26 GMTDIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a32a9d23bc74bb48b26ad56ab7d564aAsia stocks extend global sell-off, Japan down 5.1 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b12888635844d1d962fcbc38c69cc64Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:50:47 GMTAsian markets tumbled Tuesday as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b12888635844d1d962fcbc38c69cc64Candidates sprint to NH finish, but brace for long campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6166ea259c0043d699a370d93d7cd2c8Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:32:08 GMTSALEM, N.H. (AP) — Eyeing their first wins in a capricious campaign, Republican Donald Trump lashed out at his opponents Monday while Democrat Bernie Sanders sought to play it safe on the eve of the nation's initial primary. GOP contenders vying for second and third saw fresh hopes for survival after New Hampshire as both parties settled in for a drawn-out slog to the nomination.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6166ea259c0043d699a370d93d7cd2c8Top 25 Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceb55045bbbf4de4acd7881b281ca88cTue, 09 Feb 2016 04:28:09 GMTNORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Buddy Hield's 3-pointer from the corner with 1.3 seconds remaining lifted No. 3 Oklahoma to a 63-60 victory over No. 24 Texas on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceb55045bbbf4de4acd7881b281ca88cPolice say several injured in early morning train crash in southern Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5386bd107544d008a2bd72cb2aead1fTue, 09 Feb 2016 07:38:53 GMTBERLIN (AP) — Police say several injured in early morning train crash in southern Germany.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5386bd107544d008a2bd72cb2aead1fAsia stocks extend global sell-off, Japan down 5.5 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd9fcda19b1f4853b728236fdb964c3dTue, 09 Feb 2016 05:30:34 GMTAsian markets tumbled Tuesday as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd9fcda19b1f4853b728236fdb964c3dHong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a52df99b359433abf9a403240349fbaTue, 09 Feb 2016 06:14:54 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fishballs and other local holiday delicacies, with dozens injured and arrested.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a52df99b359433abf9a403240349fbaAsia stocks extend global sell-off, Japan down 5.4 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/097b5d9ca81b4b00b54407489d1d41b7Tue, 09 Feb 2016 06:37:46 GMTAsian markets tumbled Tuesday, led by a 5.4 percent slide in Tokyo, as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/097b5d9ca81b4b00b54407489d1d41b7New England mops up as snow falls on East Coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59e5cf8f1b4b4185ab679e4dee76d22eTue, 09 Feb 2016 06:00:14 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and dropped several inches of snow on southeastern Massachusetts is expected to bring snow to other parts of the East Coast.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59e5cf8f1b4b4185ab679e4dee76d22eMitchell scores 33 as Ohio State tops Maryland 94-86http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/081d1b6416c94479808d5ae52d97e01fTue, 09 Feb 2016 03:56:50 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored 33 points as No. 7 Ohio State beat fifth-ranked Maryland 94-86 on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/081d1b6416c94479808d5ae52d97e01fKudla into 2nd round of Memphis Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/395c613887ae468ba32bd4d182cdb2a5Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:04:26 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — No. 5 seed Denis Kudla moved into the second round of the Memphis Open with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Rajeev Ram on Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/395c613887ae468ba32bd4d182cdb2a5Crosby scores in 7th straight, Penguins top Ducks 6-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92521de55b1e4b1c9d638f7db9e87ab2Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:47:17 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby felt Cam Fowler's stick desperately tugging at his jersey and kept right on skating. Breaking in all alone against Anaheim goaltender John Gibson, Crosby kept Fowler at bay long enough to rip a wrist shot over Gibson's glove and into the net, the most elaborate display of a hot streak that shows no signs of slowing.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92521de55b1e4b1c9d638f7db9e87ab2Frowning masks and whips highlight Carnival in Brazil townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fd9807bede04fcbb12f896128dc524eTue, 09 Feb 2016 05:07:55 GMTTRIUNFO, Brazil (AP) — Far from the glitz and glamour of Rio de Janeiro's famous Sambadrome parades, people in this northeast Brazilian town put a frown on their Carnival celebration.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fd9807bede04fcbb12f896128dc524eBryan Cranston, Lily Tomlin among film stars honored by AARPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef77f8284704dccb5addceaa7cfb81eTue, 09 Feb 2016 06:47:45 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michael Douglas was honored with a career achievement by the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef77f8284704dccb5addceaa7cfb81ePelicans snap 4-game skid with easy win over Wolveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a42792cd9f3045c4b14747979c733485Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:56:12 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mired in a four-game losing streak and sinking further out of contention in the Western Conference, the New Orleans Pelicans were in desperate need of a confidence builder.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a42792cd9f3045c4b14747979c733485Survivor tells of living through collapse of Taiwan buildinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f295594d2e044eaba51e933a879cacdTue, 09 Feb 2016 06:26:59 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — After propping himself against a wall for 20 hours to avoid smothering his girlfriend, Ko Ching-chung's strength was draining away.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f295594d2e044eaba51e933a879cacdDillard has 33 to lead Blazers past Grizzlies 112-106 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/946f3aaff7774b38aa31b9f2e426b4b3Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:13:37 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum had six of his 21 points in overtime as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 112-106 on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/946f3aaff7774b38aa31b9f2e426b4b3Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b27599e49d044b2d8df52335efbbb6a2Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:38:46 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other spots where water collects inside the houses and yards of the people they bite, insect experts noted Monday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b27599e49d044b2d8df52335efbbb6a2Dillard has 33 to lead Blazers past Grizzlies 112-http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ae2e2fe74704505b25ec24bf68b131dTue, 09 Feb 2016 04:29:46 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum had six of his 21 points in overtime as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 112-106 on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ae2e2fe74704505b25ec24bf68b131dPavel Datsyuk scores 2 in 3rd, Red Wings beat Panthers 3-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ec5ba133bf040889058592d9fecc92fTue, 09 Feb 2016 03:39:50 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Pavel Datsyuk scored twice in a 1:08 span midway through the third after Tomas Tatar broke a scoreless tie earlier in the period and Petr Mrazek made 23 saves for the Detroit Red Wings in a 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ec5ba133bf040889058592d9fecc92fRaptors beat Pistons 103-89, have won 14 of 15http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e929d30c9cca45beb2c4e0d0b9b6545aTue, 09 Feb 2016 04:11:35 GMTAUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — When Andre Drummond's shot from about 80 feet dropped straight through the net to end the third quarter, Toronto's lead was down to five points, and it looked like this game against the Detroit Pistons might come down to the wire.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e929d30c9cca45beb2c4e0d0b9b6545aJames, Irving lead Cavaliers past Kings 120-100http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ab18d4087e94054a78e1b51c0bb34ddTue, 09 Feb 2016 04:08:59 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James came close to his 40th career triple-double several times this season.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ab18d4087e94054a78e1b51c0bb34dd