FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Mar 2015 06:32:03 -0700Swastika graffiti found at Northeastern (AP) — The president of Northeastern University is reacting angrily to the discovery of swastikas on campus.aGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairs, 30 Mar 2015 11:50:59 GMTStevie Wonder surprises Minneapolis Baptist church (AP) — Those attending New Salem Baptist Church in north Minneapolis were surprised by a famous visitor during Sunday's service.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentChristianityCelebrityReligionSocial affairsMinneapolisMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 12:27:57 GMTJetBlue computer outage causes delays for passengers YORK (AP) — A computer outage that caused delays for thousands of JetBlue Airways passengers early Monday morning has been resolved, the company said.aBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustries, 30 Mar 2015 11:58:32 GMTFormer Fed chairman starting 'Ben Bernanke's Blog' (AP) — Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is getting a new title — blogger.By MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsBloggingOnline mediaMedia, 30 Mar 2015 12:33:15 GMTKnox's ex-beau after their acquittals: We're still friends (AP) — Amanda Knox's former Italian boyfriend says he must heal the "wounds" inside his heart and soul, now that he and the American have been definitively acquitted of her British roommate's 2007 murder in the Italian town where all three were students.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 11:42:27 GMTRhino rampages in Nepal city, killing 1 and injuring several, Nepal (AP) — A wild rhino charged into a city in southern Nepal on Monday, killing a woman, injuring several others and chasing panicked people through the main market and a hospital, an official said.iGeneral newsAnimalsRhinocerosMammalsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 12:32:04 GMTGlobal stocks get European economy and Yellen boost (AP) — Global stock markets started the week strongly Monday following strong European economic figures and as investors cheered an indication from U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen that U.S. interest rates would rise only gradually. Chinese stocks soared Monday on hopes of more economic stimulus.By The Associated PressiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyChinaEuropeEast AsiaUnited StatesGreeceGreater ChinaAsiaNorth AmericaWestern Europe, 30 Mar 2015 11:57:22 GMTAP president: Killing of journalists should be a war crime KONG (AP) — The president and CEO of The Associated Press called on Monday for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage.By KELVIN CHANiGeneral newsJournalismWar crimesInternational lawPolitical corruptionJournalistsNews mediaMediaWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 12:42:31 GMTPoet Sjohnna McCray receives Walt Whitman Award YORK (AP) — Sjohnna McCray, a prize-winning poet whose work has appeared in numerous journals, has won the Walt Whitman Award for best first book.eArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureEntertainment, 30 Mar 2015 12:01:44 GMTFrance's far-right wins 62 seats but not a local council (AP) — Far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen couldn't hide her disappointment Monday not to have won one single local council in France's election, but insisted she was satisfied with her party's performance.By SYLVIE CORBETiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 11:10:41 GMTInvestigators focus on German co-pilot's mental state, France (AP) — European investigators are focusing on the psychological state of a 27-year-old German co-pilot who prosecutors say deliberately flew a plane carrying 150 people into a mountain, a French police official said Monday.By LORI HINNANT and JAMEY KEATENiBusinessGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsCriminal investigationsCrimeEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderFranceGermanyMarseilleWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 11:24:59 GMTAncient Petra sees few visitors as Jordan tourism declines, Jordan (AP) — It's high season in Petra, an ancient city hewn from rose-colored rock and Jordan's biggest tourist draw. Yet nearby hotels stand virtually empty these days and only a trickle of tourists make their way through a landmark canyon to the Treasury building where scenes of one of the "Indiana Jones" movies were filmed.By KARIN LAUBiBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleCustomer statisticsCivil warsAccommodationsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCorporate newsWar and unrestJordanSyriaSaudi ArabiaMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 11:52:16 GMTHorizon Pharma buying Hyperion for about $1.1 billion YORK (AP) — Horizon Pharma is buying Hyperion Therapeutics for about $1.1 billion, gaining two treatments for genetic disorders.aBusinessGeneral newsHealthHealth care industryIndustries, 30 Mar 2015 11:50:42 GMTUS consumer spending edges up 0.1 percent in February after 2 straight monthly declines (AP) — US consumer spending edges up 0.1 percent in February after 2 straight monthly declines.wBusinessGeneral newsConsumer spendingEconomy, 30 Mar 2015 12:30:23 GMTMalaysia proposes anti-terror laws to curb Islamic militants LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's government Monday proposed two new laws that would reintroduce indefinite detention without trial and allow the seizure of passports of anyone suspected of supporting terror acts in an attempt to curb militant activities.iGeneral newsTerrorismMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseLegislationLegislatureMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsiaMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 12:05:42 GMTMore dead goats found at farm of pair charged with cruelty, Conn. (AP) — The melting snow has revealed the frozen carcasses of more than a dozen more dead goats at a Cornwall, Connecticut, farm whose operators have been charged with animal cruelty.aGeneral newsAnimal crueltyCrimeAgricultureIndustriesBusinessConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 11:53:22 GMTPlayStation gets Spotify, replacing Sony's own music service YORK (AP) — Spotify is coming to the PlayStation, replacing Sony's own Music Unlimited service, as the company continues to expand the game console into an entertainment hub beyond video games.By ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessArts and entertainmentTechnologyMusicEntertainmentConsumer electronicsGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyleProducts and servicesCorporate news, 30 Mar 2015 11:24:19 GMTCampaign begins for most unpredictable UK election in years (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron paid a courtesy call on Queen Elizabeth II, then launched a most uncourteous attack on his main political rival, as campaigning formally began Monday in the most unpredictable U.K. election in decades.By JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsCampaignsElectionsLegislatureUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europe, 30 Mar 2015 12:14:41 GMTPhilippine troops end offensive they say killed 139 rebels, Philippines (AP) — A monthlong Philippine offensive against hard-line Muslim rebels ended Monday after 139 insurgents were killed, 12 others were captured and bomb-making strongholds were seized by troops, the military chief said.By JIM GOMEZiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestBombingsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 12:12:15 GMTIran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim (AP) — Iran's Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike has killed two of its advisers in Iraq, though the U.S. said Monday it has only struck militants in its campaign against the Islamic State group.By VIVIAN SALAMA and NASSER KARIMIiGeneral newsWar and unrestEmbassiesMilitant groupsWar casualtiesDrone surveillance and warfareInternational relationsGovernment and politicsDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseBaghdadUnited StatesIraqIranSyriaMiddle EastNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 12:27:55 GMTCook calls 'religious objection' laws dangerous YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called "religious objection" legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyReligious issuesLegislationGovernment and politicsReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesLegislature, 30 Mar 2015 12:30:51 GMT3 arrested after 70 vehicles damaged in central Ohio, Ohio (AP) — Police in central Ohio say they have arrested three teens after receiving at least 70 reports of vehicle damage over the weekend.aGeneral newsJuvenile crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderNewarkOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 11:50:13 GMTUS consumer spending edges up 0.1 percent in February (AP) — U.S. consumers spent slightly more in February following two straight monthly declines and their income rose by a healthy amount, a development that economists hope will keep boosting spending in coming months.By MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsConsumer spendingEconomy, 30 Mar 2015 12:31:04 GMTIranian Guard says US drone killed 2 of its advisers in Iraq; US says it only struck militants (AP) — Iranian Guard says US drone killed 2 of its advisers in Iraq; US says it only struck militants.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestDrone surveillance and warfareWar casualtiesDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsIraqMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 11:02:21 GMTUzbekistan's leader scores landslide re-election win (AP) — Incumbent leader Islam Karimov has won a Sunday's presidential election in Uzbekistan in a landslide, as expected, according to preliminary results released Monday.iGeneral newsElectionsNational electionsGovernment and politicsUzbekistanRussiaCentral AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 12:24:11 GMTGNC reaches deal with NY AG over Herbal Plus products YORK (AP) — GNC Holdings Inc. said Monday that it has reached a deal with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over its Herbal Plus products.aBusinessHealthProducts and servicesCorporate newsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 12:45:34 GMTLudacris, Chrissy Teigen to host 2015 Billboard Music Awards YORK (AP) — Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen will host the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in May.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentAward shows, 30 Mar 2015 12:31:04 GMTBlogger hacked to death in Bangladesh's capital, Bangladesh (AP) — A blogger was hacked to death by three men in Bangladesh's capital on Monday, and two of the attackers were caught near the scene, police said.By JULHAS ALAMiGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeBangladeshDhakaSouth AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 12:39:42 GMTTeva buying Auspex for $3.2 billion YORK (AP) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is buying Auspex Pharmaceuticals Inc. for about $3.2 billion in a move to strengthen its position on central nervous system condition treatments.aBusinessGeneral newsHealthHealth care industryIndustries, 30 Mar 2015 12:06:25 GMTHealthways decides against selling company after review, Tenn. (AP) — Healthways' board has decided against selling the company after reviewing its strategic options to boost shareholder value.fBusinessNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 12:37:15 GMTUS, UK: Signs of political interference in Nigerian election, Nigeria (AP) — The United States and Britain say there are signs that the final count for Nigeria's presidential election is being subverted by "deliberate political interference."iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsNational electionsVotingMilitant groupsWar and unrestEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 30 Mar 2015 12:36:13 GMTUN tribunal says Serb suspect Seselj has to return to court HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Appeals judges at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal ruled Monday that Serbian far-right leader Vojislav Seselj has breached conditions of his provisional release and must return to the court's cellblock in The Hague.By MIKE CORDERiGeneral newsYugoslav WarsWar crimesInternational lawGovernment and politicsEventsWar and unrestInternational relationsBelgradeSerbiaThe HagueEastern EuropeEuropeNetherlandsWestern Europe, 30 Mar 2015 12:19:20 GMTUS treasury secretary presses Beijing on technology curbs (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders on Monday to suspend proposed curbs on foreign security technology and said a Beijing-led regional bank should work in partnership with existing institutions, an American official said.By JOE McDONALDhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyGovernment and politicsFinancial servicesIndustriesChinaBeijingUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 12:29:10 GMTSwastika graffiti found at Northeastern University (AP) — The president of Northeastern University is reacting angrily to the discovery of swastikas on campus.aGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairs, 30 Mar 2015 12:05:44 GMTHope, fear as Nigerians await results of presidential vote, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians waited in hope and fear on Monday for results of a presidential election in which voting was relatively smooth nationwide despite technical glitches, deadly attacks by Islamic extremists and allegations of political thuggery in some areas.By MICHELLE FAUL and HILARY UGURUiGeneral newsElectionsVotingMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsNational electionsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessAfricaNigeriaWest AfricaMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 11:46:51 GMTYemeni Shiite rebels shell Aden, as airstrikes continue, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels along with security forces loyal to the former president began a fresh offensive Monday against the southern city of Aden, shelling the city with artillery and battling local militias as Saudi airstrikes continue to target rebel positions, according to security officials.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaMiddle EastSaudi Arabia, 30 Mar 2015 11:53:27 GMTMuslim family carves chair for Pope Francis Bosnia mass, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Salem Hajdarovac didn't sleep for a whole week when he heard his workshop had been granted the honor of carving a special chair that Pope Francis will sit on during his visit to Bosnia.Associated PressiGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsBosnia and HerzegovinaEastern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 12:37:46 GMTHighway Patrol: 8 dead, 10 injured when Florida van crashes HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Eight people died and 10 others were injured when a van from a church ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of U.S. 27 and landed in a canal in rural southwest Florida, the Florida Highway Patrol said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFloridaFort MyersUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 12:14:25 GMTIsrael charges Palestinian for fighting with Islamic State (AP) — A Jerusalem district court has indicted a Palestinian from east Jerusalem on charges of traveling to Syria to join and fight with the Islamic State militant group.iGeneral newsJerusalemPalestinian territoriesIsraelSyriaMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 11:49:08 GMTTunisian museum reopens after deadly attack against tourists, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's National Bardo Museum is open to the public again for the first time since extremist gunmen opened fire on foreign tourists earlier this month, killing 22 people in the country's worst attack on civilians in 13 years.iGeneral newsTravelLeisure travelLifestyleTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 30 Mar 2015 12:01:07 GMTDef Leppard frontman on maintaining the stamina to play live YORK (AP) — Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott understands that the working life of a rock band no longer comes with an expiration date. All that's required is to make great music and stay healthy to endure the rigors of the road.By JOHN CARUCCIeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainment, 30 Mar 2015 12:37:47 GMTIran nuclear talks at crunch time, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program entered a critical phase on Monday with differences still remaining less than two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement.By GEORGE JAHN and MATTHEW LEEhtGovernment and politicsNuclear weaponsInternational agreementsInternational relationsTechnologyWeapons of mass destructionGeneral newsIranIsraelSwitzerlandMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 12:45:40 GMTGreece and its creditors still struggle with reform list (AP) — With its next financial deadline looming, Greece is struggling to convince its creditors it has a viable economic reform plan to unlock emergency funds and prevent the country from going bankrupt.By RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment pensions and social securityGovernment and politicsEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment financeGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 12:43:06 GMTTurkish flight diverts to Casablanca due to bomb threat (AP) — Turkish Airlines says it has diverted an Istanbul-to-Sao Paulo flight and is landing in Casablanca, Morocco, after finding a note with the word "bomb" in the toilet.iBusinessGeneral newsBomb threatsTurkeyCasablancaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeMoroccoNorth AfricaAfrica, 30 Mar 2015 12:40:30 GMTUnitedHealth to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran nation's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, will muscle up in its fight against rising specialty drug costs by spending more than $12 billion to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp.By TOM MURPHYaBusinessGeneral newsMedicationOwnership changesCorporate newsHealth care costsHealth issuesHealthDiagnosis and treatmentConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial services, 30 Mar 2015 12:01:51 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East the Middle East this week, a Saudi-led coalition of predominantly Sunni Arab countries launched a campaign of airstrikes targeting Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsMiddle EastYemen, 30 Mar 2015 11:34:39 GMTTaylor Swift wins artist of the year at iHeartRadio Awards iHeartRadio Music Awards should be called the iHeartTaylorSwift Awards.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAward showsiHeartRadio Music AwardsFashion designEvents, 30 Mar 2015 11:11:18 GMTFlood alerts issued in Kashmir as rivers cross danger mark, India (AP) — Hundreds of Kashmiris in both India and Pakistan moved to higher ground Monday as rain-swollen rivers swamped parts of the disputed Himalayan region placed under an emergency flood alert just six months after some 600 people died in flooding that left the region in shambles.By MERAJ-UDDINiGeneral newsWeatherFloodsSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersHealthNatural disastersKashmirIndiaPakistanSouth AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 12:13:12 GMTAP NewsAlert, Nigeria (AP) — US, UK say disturbing signs of "political interference" in count in Nigerian presidential vote.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 30 Mar 2015 12:26:24 GMTNew restrictions on abortion could pass Florida Legislature, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Legislature is considering new measures to restrict abortions.By WILLIAM MARCHaGeneral newsHealthState legislatureGovernment and politicsLegislatureHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsState governmentsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 11:49:29 GMT