FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:01:06 -0700Billions of GI Bill funds go to for-profit schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7efadb203e4454cb6e429885bd7abcbWASHINGTON (AP) — Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations.KIMBERLY HEFLINGhtBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsTechnologyParentingRelationshipsEducationHigher educationGraduationVeteransG.I. BillSocial affairsLegislationLegislatureGovernment programsMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseAfghanistanIraqCentral AsiaAsiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7efadb203e4454cb6e429885bd7abcbWed, 30 Jul 2014 04:10:27 GMTLeake leads Reds over Diamondbacks 3-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2c4bad15e55433da40f0a72b4c30676CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Leake pitched into the eighth inning and singled home a run — a rare commodity for the Reds these days — leading Cincinnati to a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.JOE KAYsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2c4bad15e55433da40f0a72b4c30676Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:54:49 GMTPG&E charged with obstruction over San Bruno blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f79006d0ecc24d7b83cab53686b486a2SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal grand jury charged Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday with lying to federal investigators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that killed eight people and leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010.PAUL ELIASaBusinessGeneral newsIndictmentsExplosionsUtilitiesCrimeAccidents and disastersLaw and orderEnergy industryIndustriesCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f79006d0ecc24d7b83cab53686b486a2Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:12:56 GMTVin Scully to return for 66th season in LA in 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4d65a4cc60b40dea3192b288b574f80LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers.BETH HARRISsSportsBaseballSports mediaTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional baseballMen's sportsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4d65a4cc60b40dea3192b288b574f80Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:48:39 GMTWeather kills 2,000 a year; cold is top culprithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d9d435aca2d4089844d1c14386351daNEW YORK (AP) — The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.MIKE STOBBEaHealthWeatherFloodsHealth statisticsAccidents and disastersAccidentsDeath ratesGeneral newsStormsDemographicsSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d9d435aca2d4089844d1c14386351daWed, 30 Jul 2014 04:01:00 GMTParents of slain USC student urge security boosthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3402173d52fd43adb4b2526399a4bf28LOS ANGELES (AP) — The parents of a University of Southern California graduate student who was beaten to death on his walk home say they are concerned about other students and hope the university increases security.TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationViolent crimeCrimeJuvenile crimeInternational studentsTheftHuman welfareHigher educationChinaLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3402173d52fd43adb4b2526399a4bf28Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:38:31 GMTSearchers find bodies of Arkansas man, infant sonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8817d689b72b4ca184f9c3e0e8d61a38DANVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A four-day search for an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son came to a grim end Tuesday as authorities discovered their bodies in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains, authorities said Tuesday.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsCrimeCrimes against childrenArkansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8817d689b72b4ca184f9c3e0e8d61a38Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:38:22 GMTBroken water main floods UCLA; 5 people rescuedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/742f887c022f48b8945af143bdd10e41LOS ANGELES (AP) — A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, trapping people in underground parking garages and covering some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the school's famed basketball arena.MATT HAMILTONaGeneral newsHigher educationFloodsEducationSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseSchool infrastructureSocial affairsAccidentsAccidents and disastersLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/742f887c022f48b8945af143bdd10e41Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:19:00 GMTGibson pitches Twins to 2-1 victory over Royalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab0067fa5ab446ceb26730858b51cdd9KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kyle Gibson bounced back for a rocky start to shut down Kansas City, and the Minnesota Twins held on through a shaky ninth to beat James Shields and the Royals 2-1 on Tuesday night.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMissouriKansas CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab0067fa5ab446ceb26730858b51cdd9Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:37:06 GMTChina: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0757f04f4c246c69b02d8d4ee96431dBEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topmost leaders.GILLIAN WONGiGeneral newsPolitical corruptionNews magazinesCrimePolitical issuesGovernment and politicsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelMagazines and journalsMediaNews mediaAthlete retirementSportsCorruption in sportsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0757f04f4c246c69b02d8d4ee96431dWed, 30 Jul 2014 02:55:04 GMTPalestinian health official says 13 killed in tank shell attack on UN school in Gazahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/653dc0a9f6cc48e19c8e0ec12d05e5cfGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian health official says 13 killed in tank shell attack on UN school in Gaza .aGeneral newsWar and unrestPalestinian territoriesGaza StripMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/653dc0a9f6cc48e19c8e0ec12d05e5cfWed, 30 Jul 2014 04:27:45 GMTOfficial: Venezuela tried to pressure Arubahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d46e83d46cd84f8fb43bd0d302440798ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) — Aruba's top prosecutor said Tuesday that Venezuela ratcheted up various types of pressure against the Dutch Caribbean island and the Netherlands in recent days to try to win the release of a powerful former general wanted on U.S. drug-trafficking charges.DILMA ARENDS GEERMANDAVID McFADDENiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeInternational relationsDiplomacyGovernment and politicsCrimeSmugglingArubaVenezuelaNetherlandsOranjestadCaribbeanUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d46e83d46cd84f8fb43bd0d302440798Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:53:41 GMTArgentina, US bondholders meet as deadline loomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34feae3888314f4f84777932f94c6aceNEW YORK (AP) — Argentina's economy minister emerged from daylong negotiations aimed at preventing a default Tuesday to say both sides had finally spoken for the first time, a development that raised hopes that a deal might be reached to avert a financial crisis.CLAUDIA TORRENSaBusinessGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryArgentinaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34feae3888314f4f84777932f94c6aceWed, 30 Jul 2014 04:22:44 GMT4 teens charged with murder in USC student's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/932be827b87d469b9c0532b38b6caf49LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a study group.TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsJuvenile crimeViolent crimeCrimeInternational studentsTheftEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationHigher educationViolenceHuman welfareChinaLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/932be827b87d469b9c0532b38b6caf49Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:57:22 GMTArtist's foundation sues over NYC hotel paintinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36344180ca78428eb769713b12384ef6NEW YORK (AP) — A former owner of the Chelsea Hotel, for decades a famed artists' haunt, have removed and won't return a loaned Larry Rivers painting that hung in the lobby, the pop art pioneer's foundation said in a lawsuit Tuesday.JENNIFER PELTZaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsVisual artsPaintingNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36344180ca78428eb769713b12384ef6Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:24:17 GMTObama eats ribs with 4 Kansas City letter writershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcc92b6758134614bca41689431d6a2cKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue Tuesday with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of working families in American's heartland, as the clock ticked on pressing issues before Congress goes on summer break.NEDRA PICKLERaGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingLegislatureVeteransMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcc92b6758134614bca41689431d6a2cWed, 30 Jul 2014 01:59:24 GMT'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-oldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73bf3d183d154ec598a37919d5ff0b36SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs but has never been drafted.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsBaseballMen's sportsProfessional baseballCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73bf3d183d154ec598a37919d5ff0b36Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:50:45 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c4b6827d13640f39de49b81601a7245Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.The Associated PressaCrimeGeneral newsUnited StatesMarylandNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c4b6827d13640f39de49b81601a7245Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:00:53 GMTAlvarez, Marlins beat Nats for 6th straight winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7269cc99d4cf4a3d89f343bd0fdf7935MIAMI (AP) — Henderson Alvarez outdueled Stephen Strasburg and the surging Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.CHRISTOPHER STOCKsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7269cc99d4cf4a3d89f343bd0fdf7935Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:39:40 GMTStroman again stifles Boston in Jays' 4-2 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e3b802e784f409db117c448ca641303BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Stroman had his second solid start against Boston in five days, Colby Rasmus hit a solo homer and the Toronto Blue Bays beat the Red Sox 4-2 on Tuesday night.KEN POWTAKsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballSports transactionsSports businessAthlete healthMen's sportsProfessional baseballBostonTorontoMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e3b802e784f409db117c448ca641303Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:30:31 GMTUS economy likely showed big rebound last quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a3d61bb36fa4b7787ee1595e5eda6beWASHINGTON (AP) — After a dismal start to the year reflecting a harsh winter, the U.S. economy showed signs of rebounding in the spring, with many forecasters expecting growth to be even stronger in the second half of the year.MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic outlookEconomyConsumer spendingRecessions and depressionsEconomic growthUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a3d61bb36fa4b7787ee1595e5eda6beWed, 30 Jul 2014 04:02:32 GMTOfficial: 13 killed as shells hit Gaza UN schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/278ccbfacfb44c689ad6ce4f218f5fa8GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian health official says 13 people were killed after tank shells hit a U.N. school in Gaza where hundreds of Palestinians had taken refuge from Israeli attacks.KARIN LAUBiGeneral newsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/278ccbfacfb44c689ad6ce4f218f5fa8Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:48:50 GMTKhmer Rouge tribunal readies way for genocide casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d0bf412fc6f4928ab343727259c8e43PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A U.N.-backed tribunal on Wednesday began a hearing to prepare for the genocide trial of the two senior surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, under whose rule an estimated 1.7 million people died in the late 1970s from starvation, exhaustion, disease and execution.ABBY SEIFFiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsGenocidesWar crimesInternational lawLaw and orderWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsCambodiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d0bf412fc6f4928ab343727259c8e43Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:37:33 GMTDbacks can't handle Leake, lose to Reds 3-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9b1b1e568cf41519a6f9106cd6a8612CINCINNATI (AP) — Trevor Cahill gave Arizona what it needed — a solid start that rested the bullpen. The Diamondbacks' offense couldn't hold up its end.JOE KAYsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsArizonaCincinnatiUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9b1b1e568cf41519a6f9106cd6a8612Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:40:25 GMTMotion filed to dismiss penis amputation suithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97ca198f97cf4fb590f04828017f326cBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An attorney for two Alabama doctors accused in a lawsuit of amputating a man's penis in what was supposed to have been a routine circumcision filed a motion Tuesday seeking to dismiss the claims.aGeneral newsCircumcisionMen's healthHealthLegal proceedingsLaw and orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97ca198f97cf4fb590f04828017f326cWed, 30 Jul 2014 02:00:04 GMTAbreu hits 31st homer, White Sox pound Tigers 11-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab201068d4864e95a34f00a311fa5d82DETROIT (AP) — Jose Abreu and Adam Dunn hit consecutive home runs, part of a seven-run seventh inning that sent the Chicago White Sox to an 11-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.NOAH TRISTERsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMichiganDetroitIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab201068d4864e95a34f00a311fa5d82Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:36:34 GMT4 charged with murder in death of USC studenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ba4f82700b940ccaded0c22cce7a18eLOS ANGELES (AP) — Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a study group.TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsJuvenile crimeViolent crimeCrimeInternational studentsTheftEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationHigher educationHuman welfareChinaLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ba4f82700b940ccaded0c22cce7a18eWed, 30 Jul 2014 01:31:26 GMTAthletics rally for 6 runs in 9th, beat Astros 7-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f2f411adc9346be9e2bf9af417bcdd1HOUSTON (AP) — Brandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f2f411adc9346be9e2bf9af417bcdd1Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:59:22 GMTGardner, Yankees snap skid with 12-11win at Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdcc2f74cdc24b05a653f3d7f649b7a1ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brett Gardner had four hits to go with a tremendous sliding catch and the New York Yankees held on for a 12-11 victory at Texas on Tuesday night in spite of J.P. Arencibia's seven RBIs.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTexasNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdcc2f74cdc24b05a653f3d7f649b7a1Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:27:55 GMTIwakuma, Mariners down Indians 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf7703ffcc954a80b46fea326e2199c2CLEVELAND (AP) — Hisashi Iwakuma kept his road record spotless since last July, pitching seven strong innings to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 5-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.TOM WITHERSsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf7703ffcc954a80b46fea326e2199c2Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:28:54 GMTCobb strikes out 12, Rays win 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a5ef8508459421385ca908260092ef6ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Alex Cobb struck out 12 in eight innings and Ben Zobrist drove in two runs Tuesday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. It was the Rays' 11th win in 12 games.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a5ef8508459421385ca908260092ef6Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:24:28 GMTIvanovic lone seeded player to win at Stanfordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4d67516028a40dd9758e5b5780c69a3STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Ana Ivanovic has a new coach and a better outlook.RICK EYMERsSportsWimbledon ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4d67516028a40dd9758e5b5780c69a3Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:51:05 GMTArgentina talks go long as debt deadline loomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79747982d4874fa89b446c756c52e9efNEW YORK (AP) — Argentina's economy minister says two sides locked in a dispute over the country's bonds have finally talked with one another on the eve of a deadline to avoid default.CLAUDIA TORRENSaBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderArgentinaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79747982d4874fa89b446c756c52e9efWed, 30 Jul 2014 03:47:09 GMTAs Fed meets, key issues likely to stay unansweredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c72bb1eb955249dbbde9aa39f2f5127bWASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve will likely end a policy meeting Wednesday with a lot of questions unanswered:MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyFinancial servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c72bb1eb955249dbbde9aa39f2f5127bWed, 30 Jul 2014 04:03:08 GMTPhillies beat Mets 6-0 behind Hamels, Utleyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e20a3d658b6414a800a820ee957d07dNEW YORK (AP) — Cole Hamels pitched eight shutout innings and finally got some run support when Chase Utley hit a grand slam as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 6-0 on Tuesday night.RACHEL COHENsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityPhiladelphiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e20a3d658b6414a800a820ee957d07dWed, 30 Jul 2014 01:55:09 GMTAustralian airline passengers told to flush drugshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8023ab2e312d49bd9d86e76624c0617eCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian airline apologized on Wednesday for a warning a flight attendant gave passengers who might have been flying high that there were drug-sniffer dogs awaiting them at Sydney airport.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsOdditiesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAustraliaSydneyOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8023ab2e312d49bd9d86e76624c0617eWed, 30 Jul 2014 02:37:44 GMTTwitter 2Q results soar, stock flies highhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79daa21af9ad43f88577ba7436ba076fNEW YORK (AP) — The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.BARBARA ORTUTAYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate stockFinancial performanceCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79daa21af9ad43f88577ba7436ba076fWed, 30 Jul 2014 03:35:16 GMTTop Colorado court halts gay marriages in Boulderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ff5c04ef83b418c8017ad5059118a07DENVER (AP) — Boulder County must stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while the Colorado Supreme Court considers an appeal from the state's attorney general, justices said in a ruling Tuesday.IVAN MORENOaGeneral newsCouplesMarriageWeddingsCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsState governmentsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesRelationshipsLifestyleOccasionsColoradoBoulderDenverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ff5c04ef83b418c8017ad5059118a07Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:57:18 GMTBroken water main that flooded UCLA is shut offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b7f5c545f7845daa00aae4aa362e4adLOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a broken water pipe that flooded parts of the UCLA campus has been shut off after releasing millions of gallons of water.MATT HAMILTONaGeneral newsFloodsAccidentsAccidents and disastersHigher educationSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseEducationSocial affairsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b7f5c545f7845daa00aae4aa362e4adWed, 30 Jul 2014 03:16:43 GMTParents: Didn't suspect kidnapped boy's aunthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1313f9cca4084527a12f00170effb7c8MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The parents of a baby boy who was taken from a Wisconsin home and later found in sub-zero temperatures testified Tuesday they trusted the relative now accused of abducting him so much that they initially didn't suspect her.aGeneral newsKidnappingViolent crimeCrimeMissing personsIowaWisconsinBeloitUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1313f9cca4084527a12f00170effb7c8Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:10:07 GMTAustralia rules out new sanctions against Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b51524cc98e248168b1787989fe0bdc3CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that he is not considering ratcheting up sanctions against Russia while his government focuses on retrieving Australian victims from the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner disaster in Ukraine.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestGovernment and politicsEventsForeign policyGovernment policyInternational relationsAustraliaRussiaUkraineUnited StatesOceaniaEastern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b51524cc98e248168b1787989fe0bdc3Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:52:43 GMTBroken water main floods UCLA; people rescuedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b716d7f7987241ab9f2d877ae3f0e35cLOS ANGELES (AP) — A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covered some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the school's famed basketball arena.MATT HAMILTONaGeneral newsHigher educationFloodsSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseEducationSocial affairsAccidentsAccidents and disastersLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b716d7f7987241ab9f2d877ae3f0e35cWed, 30 Jul 2014 02:34:39 GMTMan wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60fc71e54b404e1cbeb94363753c6e27HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man cleared of murder and rape charges after being locked up for two decades made an emotional appeal for millions of dollars in compensation on Tuesday, telling the state claims commissioner about the fear he endured in prison.STEPHEN SINGERaGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeAthlete compensationSports businessSportsConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60fc71e54b404e1cbeb94363753c6e27Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:10:40 GMTAsia stocks rise on earnings, await US growth datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3935425386984cf98071c27ac33d3705TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks rose Wednesday ahead of U.S. economic data and as cheery earnings from major Japanese companies such as Honda Motor Co. countered a lower close on Wall Street.YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsJapanTokyoEast AsiaUnited StatesRussiaAsiaNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3935425386984cf98071c27ac33d3705Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:08:12 GMTSmall cars fare poorly in crash testshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/364eb3028dc646e8b53470d21fdb02c3DETROIT (AP) — The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.DEE-ANN DURBINaBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsProducts and servicesCorporate newsAccidents and disastersConsumer products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/364eb3028dc646e8b53470d21fdb02c3Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:10:12 GMTBrown: California willing to shelter more migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cb66c918b534d21ac2222221af46077MEXICO CITY (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday his state is willing to shelter more migrant children from Central America if needed but reiterated that the United States needs to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis.OLGA R. RODRIGUEZiGeneral newsInternational agreementsState governmentsGovernment and politicsImmigrationInternational relationsSocial issuesSocial affairsMexicoUnited StatesCentral AmericaCaliforniaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cb66c918b534d21ac2222221af46077Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:13:29 GMTTexas regents pick McRaven as chancellor finalisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44e959036e5d4a5d80a9e2dc073f819dAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas System regents on Tuesday selected one of the top U.S. military special operations leaders as the lone finalist for the job of chancellor, overseeing the system's 15 campuses and $14 billion budget.JIM VERTUNOaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState legislatureHealthGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessLegislatureState governmentsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseTexasUnited StatesAustinSan AntonioNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44e959036e5d4a5d80a9e2dc073f819dWed, 30 Jul 2014 01:48:26 GMTOrioles beat Angels 7-6 in 12 inningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bae812c8a4e40cba86b1111ce776a01BALTIMORE (AP) — Manny Machado homered off Cory Rasmus leading off the 12th inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 7-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bae812c8a4e40cba86b1111ce776a01Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:26:15 GMTToyota remains at top in sales after first halfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/594d7eec1b4a4ce8bd607b1af89b29afTOKYO (AP) — Toyota remains No. 1 in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen which bumped General Motors out of second place as the U.S. automaker grapples with a recall scandal.YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/594d7eec1b4a4ce8bd607b1af89b29afWed, 30 Jul 2014 03:56:58 GMTBellagio robbery suspect is convict from Kansashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e97f859e6cb4ebbb6c10d55a9545898LAS VEGAS (AP) — The suspect arrested in an armed robbery at the Bellagio casino was identified late Tuesday as a Kansas man with a criminal record who allegedly celebrated after the heist with prostitutes and a spending spree on the Las Vegas Strip.SCOTT SONNERMICHELLE RINDELSaGeneral newsArrestsCrimeTheftViolent crimeLaw and orderLas VegasKansasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e97f859e6cb4ebbb6c10d55a9545898Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:50:43 GMT