FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 19 Apr 2014 13:03:13 -0700Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats (AP) — As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China.JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsInternational relationsJapanChinaCrimeaUnited StatesBeijingEast AsiaPhilippinesUkraineMalaysiaRussiaSouth China SeaEast China SeaAsiaGreater ChinaEastern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaSoutheast Asia, 19 Apr 2014 17:24:58 GMTExhibit recreates Warhol's 1964 World's Fair mural YORK (AP) — Even for a 1964 New York World's Fair that celebrated "The World of Tomorrow," Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his time.ULA ILNYTZKYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMuseumsVisual artsArt museumsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelNew YorkNew York CityQueensUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 16:53:13 GMTWilliams scores 24 as Nets beat Raptors 94-87 (AP) — Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each scored 24 points, Paul Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the final quarter and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Toronto Raptors 94-87 Saturday in Game 1 of their first round playoff series.IAN HARRISONsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsEventsTorontoNew York CityOntarioCanadaNorth AmericaNew YorkUnited States, 19 Apr 2014 19:43:08 GMTCaptain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred.FOSTER KLUGYOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsArrestsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLaw and orderCrimeSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2014 16:03:16 GMTDrone in Yemen kills at least 9 al-Qaida members, Yemen (AP) — A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al-Qaida militants and three civilians Saturday, authorities said, as part of America's ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror network's most dangerous local group.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationYemenSanaaUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 19:41:48 GMTSen. Warren's book focuses on working family woes (AP) — In her new book, "A Fighting Chance," U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes a life spent fighting for economic fairness for the nation's working families.STEVE LeBLANCeArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsEconomyBusinessMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 19:45:54 GMTEgypt's censorship board head resigns in film spat (AP) — The head of Egypt's censorship board has resigned after the country's prime minister overruled his decision to allow a film starring a sultry Lebanese singer to be shown.MAGGIE HYDEiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentPolitical resignationsGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 19 Apr 2014 19:37:24 GMTDocuments detail another delayed GM recall (AP) — General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday.TOM KRISHERaBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsConsumer affairsGovernment and politicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsAccidents and disasters, 19 Apr 2014 18:40:34 GMTNigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists claim blast that killed 75 people in capital Abuja, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists claim blast that killed 75 people in capital Abuja.iGeneral newsNigeriaAbujaWest AfricaAfrica, 19 Apr 2014 17:38:39 GMTCosta Rican a celebrity after certified miracle RIOS, Costa Rica (AP) — On a warm spring day, Floribeth Mora was in her bed waiting to die from a seemingly inoperable brain aneurysm when her gaze fell upon a photograph of Pope John Paul II in a newspaper.JAVIER CORDOBAiGeneral newsChristianityCelebrityReligionSocial affairsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentCosta RicaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 19 Apr 2014 18:02:47 GMTCibulkova to play Vekic in Malaysian Open final LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia overcame a fighting Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-3 in the semifinals of the Malaysian Open on Saturday.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2014 15:59:48 GMTEverest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face, Nepal (AP) — The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling gear.BINAJ GURUBACHARYATIM SULLIVANiGeneral newsSportsMountainsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2014 16:18:17 GMTFederer beats injured Djokovic to reach final (AP) — Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 Saturday, and the second-ranked Serb said he plans to take a break to let his injured wrist heal.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMonacoWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2014 19:04:57 GMTIslamic militants claim this week's Nigeria blast, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic extremists Saturday claimed responsibility for the massive rush-hour explosion earlier this week that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, killing at least 75 people and wounding 141.MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsMilitant groupsBombingsWar and unrestNigeriaAfricaAbujaWest Africa, 19 Apr 2014 18:25:19 GMTCarriage horse foes picket Liam Neeson's NYC home YORK (AP) — Animal rights activists protesting outside Liam Neeson's home say they don't agree with him that New York's carriage horses should keep working.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentHorsesCelebrityMammalsAnimalsAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 18:06:46 GMTGovernor: Boston lockdown amid search a tough call (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says the decision to lock down much of greater Boston during the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombing was a "tough call" but one he's glad that was made.BOB SALSBERGaGeneral newsSportsMarathonsBombingsTrack and fieldBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 16:12:57 GMTBombs targeting soldiers, shoppers kill 11 in Iraq (AP) — A suicide bomber has attacked an army checkpoint north of Iraq's capital, part of a day of violence that's killed 11 people across the country.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsWar casualtiesTerrorismBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 19 Apr 2014 17:39:51 GMTWoman says beau stole her dog, TV on 1st date, N.J. (AP) — No stolen hearts on this first date. Instead, a New Jersey woman says a man she met on a dating website stole her dog and her flat-screen TV.aGeneral newsOdditiesDogsMammalsAnimalsParsippanyNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 19:27:17 GMTFiat and Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China (AP) — Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as they attempt to boost sales in a country where they lag behind their competitors.iBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsChinaGuangzhouItalyUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 17:36:47 GMTColombia hopes to share Garcia Marquez remains CITY (AP) — The final resting place for the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez remains unclear. It could be Mexico where he lived for decades or his native Colombia. Perhaps even both.iGeneral newsMexicoMexico CityColombiaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanSouth America, 19 Apr 2014 18:59:36 GMTOfficial: 3 bodies retrieved from inside ferry, South Korea (AP) — A coast guard official says divers retrieved three bodies from inside a ferry that sunk off South Korea, raising the confirmed death toll to 36 with more than 265 people still missing, most of them high school students on a holiday trip.FOSTER KLUGYOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsAthlete healthAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSportsSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2014 19:44:36 GMTFuryk, Martin join Choi atop leaderboard HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Jim Furyk finished off a second-round 66 Saturday to join K.J. Choi and Ben Martin tied for the lead halfway through the rain-delayed RBC Heritage.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfHilton Head IslandSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 16:12:31 GMTIslamic militants claim this week's Nigerian blast, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's Islamic extremists are claiming responsibility for the massive explosion at a busy bus station that killed at least 75 people in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, this week.iGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersMilitant groupsWar and unrestNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 19 Apr 2014 17:48:08 GMTDeadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners, Peru (AP) — The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in a region of southeastern Peru where fortune-seekers have ravaged rainforests and contaminated rivers. The government's vow to enforce a ban on illegal mining is raising fears of bloody confrontations.FRANKLIN BRICENOiBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsCrimeMaterials industryIndustriesPolitical and civil unrestWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsPeruLimaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 19 Apr 2014 18:13:15 GMT4 French journalists abducted in Syria freed, safe (AP) — Ten months after their capture in Syria, four French journalists crossed the border into neighboring Turkey and reached freedom Saturday, though dozens more remain held in the country's chaotic civil war.DIAA HADIDELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsJournalistsHostage situationsCivil warsJournalismKidnappingChemical weaponsNews mediaMediaWar and unrestCrimeWeapons of mass destructionTurkeySyriaFranceMiddle EastMaliWestern EuropeEuropeWest AfricaAfrica, 19 Apr 2014 18:35:41 GMTHeat open quest for another title vs Bobcats (AP) — If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry.TIM REYNOLDSsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsMiamiNorth CarolinaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 16:30:13 GMTCalif. customers hit with expensive Del Taco bill PAULA, Calif. (AP) — What was supposed to be a cheap bite at Del Taco turned out to be small fortune for some Southern California customers.aBusinessGeneral newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 19:07:23 GMT'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV ANGELES (AP) — In the decade that "Touched by an Angel" executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series TV, much has changed. A new golden age has brought more daring shows, from "Mad Men" to "House of Cards" to "Breaking Bad," and more ways to see them.LYNN ELBERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainment, 19 Apr 2014 18:42:51 GMTGovernor: Closing Boston amid bomber hunt 'tough' (AP) — Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him that police officers outside the city had just engaged in a ferocious gun battle with the two men suspected of setting the bombs and that one was dead and the other had fled.BOB SALSBERGaGeneral newsSportsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsEventsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMassachusettsBostonWatertownUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 19 Apr 2014 17:05:11 GMTBig names among prospective Buffalo Bills buyers, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump's on board, too.JOHN WAWROWfNHL hockeyProfessional hockeyHockeySportsMen's hockeyMen's sportsBusinessArts and entertainmentSports team ownership changesMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessProfessional footballFootballMusicEntertainmentBuffaloNew YorkTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 19 Apr 2014 18:26:48 GMTRaptors GM Ujiri uses profanity about Brooklyn (AP) — Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of Raptors fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs.sSportsNBA PlayoffsLanguageMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsSocial affairsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 18:21:20 GMTMinistry: 2 killed in apparent Bahrain car bombing, Bahrain (AP) — Authorities in Bahrain say an apparent car bombing has killed two people and wounded one west of the capital, Manama.iGeneral newsBombingsImprovised explosivesWar and unrestBahrainManamaMiddle East, 19 Apr 2014 17:30:48 GMTPope to baptize 10 people in Easter Vigil CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has presided over an Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica in which he will baptize 10 people.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsVatican CityWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2014 19:50:30 GMTMan sentenced for taking Peter Frampton's luggage (AP) — A man who acknowledged stealing the luggage of 1970s rocker Peter Frampton at Denver International Airport has been given a 60-day suspended jail sentence followed by two years of probation.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityTheftCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 17:41:03 GMTGolden eagle found in Wyo. tied for second-oldest, Wyo. (AP) — A golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for second-oldest in the species that has ever been tagged in North America, Wyoming wildlife officials said.aGeneral newsScienceAnimalsEaglesBirdsWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementSheridanWyomingUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 16:37:07 GMT13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche, Nepal (AP) — Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsSportsSearch and rescue effortsWeatherMountainsWinter weatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2014 17:04:40 GMTBuehrle dominates in Blue Jays' 5-0 win (AP) — Mark Buehrle pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and remained unbeaten this season, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Cleveland Indians 5-0 on Saturday.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsClevelandTorontoOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 19 Apr 2014 19:58:26 GMTDrone in Yemen kills at least 9 al-Qaida members, Yemen (AP) — A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al-Qaida militants and three civilians Saturday, authorities said, as part of America's ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror network's most dangerous local group.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationYemenSanaaUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 18:56:45 GMTEgypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter (AP) — Egypt's former military chief and presumed presidential front-runner visited the Coptic pope Saturday ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his bid for the presidency.SARAH EL DEEBiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCampaignsElectionsIslamismGovernment and politicsNational electionsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 19 Apr 2014 18:45:46 GMTPoland and Spain split points for 1-1 in Fed Cup, Spain (AP) — Agnieszka Radwanska beat Silvia Soler-Espinosa to give Poland the first point of its Fed Cup World Group playoff against Spain on Saturday, only for sister Urszula Radwanska to surrender a one-set lead and lose to Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor.sWomen's tennisTennisSportsWomen's sportsFed CupEventsSpainPolandBarcelonaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 19 Apr 2014 17:50:18 GMTCalifornia man survives avalanche on Mount Everest ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A California man says he feels lucky that he survived an avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Mount Everest.aGeneral newsMountainsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureSanta RosaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 19:59:28 GMTConfusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait, South Korea (AP) — The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find their loved ones are hampered by poor visibility and can venture only so deep.GILLIAN WONGiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2014 16:05:56 GMTOhio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart, Ohio (AP) — A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.aGeneral newsOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 19:56:53 GMTNovak Djokovic faces spell out with wrist injury (AP) — Six-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic faces an anxious wait to see how long his right-wrist injury will keep him away from tennis.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsMen's sportsAthlete injuriesMen's tennisTennisAthlete healthMonacoWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2014 16:44:06 GMTGuinea to cancel BSG Resources-Vale mining rights, Guinea (AP) — The government of Guinea is planning to revoke the mining rights to one of the largest untapped iron ore deposits in the world, following a watchdog's recommendation.iBusinessGeneral newsGuineaWest AfricaAfrica, 19 Apr 2014 17:55:19 GMTCreeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town, Wyo. (AP) — No one can say when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.MATTHEW BROWNaGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersJacksonWyomingUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 19:02:10 GMTAnita Baker countersues home improvement company (AP) — Grammy Award-winning singer Anita Baker has countersued a company that says it hasn't been paid for work done on her Detroit-area home.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityHome maintenanceCorporate legal affairsCorporate newsBusinessLegal proceedingsLaw and orderHome and gardenLifestyleResidential real estateDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 18:31:09 GMTIran vice president says row over reactor resolved, Iran (AP) — Iran will redesign its Arak heavy water reactor to greatly limit the amount of plutonium it can make, the country's vice president said Saturday, marking a major concession from the Islamic Republic in negotiations with world powers over its contested nuclear program.ALI AKBAR DAREINIiGeneral newsNuclear weaponsWeapons of mass destructionUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryTehranIranMiddle East, 19 Apr 2014 19:06:19 GMTAt barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the premises.JIM HEINTZYURAS KARMANAUiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsPolitical resignationsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleNational electionsElectionsUkraineCrimeaRussiaMoscowKievDonetskSoviet UnionEuropeEastern Europe, 19 Apr 2014 19:20:04 GMTBombs targeting soldiers, shoppers kill 16 in Iraq (AP) — Attacks across Iraq, including a series of bombings targeting shoppers in a Sunni neighborhood in the country's capital, killed at least 16 people Saturday, authorities said.QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRAiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsMilitant groupsWar casualtiesParliamentary electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 19 Apr 2014 18:41:58 GMT