FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Feb 2017 19:09:47 -08:00Motley 23 points for No. 11 Baylor to beat No. 10 WVU 71-62, 28 Feb 2017 02:22:46 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — Johnathan Motley scored 19 of his 23 points after halftime and 11th-ranked Baylor won its home finale 71-62 over 10th-ranked West Virginia on Monday night. scores 39, top-ranked UConn routs USF 96-68, 28 Feb 2017 02:05:44 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Napheesa Collier had a career-high 39 points and 12 rebounds to help No. 1 UConn wrap up another undefeated regular season and extend its NCAA record winning streak to 104 games with a 96-68 rout of South Florida on Monday night. dam spillway water shut off to clear debris, 28 Feb 2017 01:55:16 GMTOROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California water authorities stopped the flow of water down the Oroville Dam's crippled spillway Monday, allowing workers to start clearing out massive debris that's blocking a hydroelectric plant from working. Leafs acquire Brian Boyle from Lightning, 28 Feb 2017 00:57:33 GMTBrian Boyle is moving up the standings, the Tampa Bay Lightning are moving on and the Toronto Maple Leafs are moving into playoff mode. stocks advance ahead of Trump speech, China congress, 28 Feb 2017 02:58:40 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after another strong finish on Wall Street as investors awaited a speech by President Donald Trump to the U.S. Congress. plane crashes into 2 homes in Riverside, 28 Feb 2017 02:08:18 GMTRIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A small plane crashed into two homes in Riverside Monday evening shortly after taking off from a nearby airport, leaving fiery wreckage that nearly destroyed one of the homes, officials said., Fitzgerald set records, No. 25 Temple women beat UCF, 28 Feb 2017 02:30:57 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Alliya Butts hit four 3-pointers to become Temple's single-season leader for 3s, Feyonda Fitzgerald set a conference assist record, and No. 25 Temple beat Central Florida 66-60 on Monday night. surge for military in Trump budget, big cuts elsewhere, 28 Feb 2017 02:11:16 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid to make the government "do more with less." leader kills protest bill after widespread criticism, 28 Feb 2017 00:50:23 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — The speaker of the Arizona House said Monday he won't hear a bill that makes participating in or helping organize a protest that turns into a riot an offense that could lead to criminal racketeering charges, a move prompted by widespread criticism that the legislation sought to limit First Amendment rights. police prepare for protests at new Trump tower, 28 Feb 2017 02:22:55 GMTVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Police are preparing for protests when President Donald Trump's two oldest sons officially open a new Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver on Tuesday, and the U.S. consulate is warning Americans to stay away. Latest: Interior nominee Zinke clears Senate hurdle, 28 Feb 2017 01:01:34 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate (all times local): cold Curry, Durant and Warriors beat 76ers 119-108, 28 Feb 2017 02:46:56 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kevin Durant had 27 points in his return to the lineup and the Golden State Warriors overcame the worst 3-point shooting performance of Stephen Curry's career in a 119-108 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. sides with transgender students over bathroom access, 28 Feb 2017 01:28:00 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ruled that three transgender students at a Pennsylvania high school can use bathrooms that correspond to their stated gender identities while their lawsuit challenging the school district's policy continues. says Asia needs to double infrastructure spending, 28 Feb 2017 02:28:43 GMTMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Developing countries in Asia and the Pacific will need to invest up to $1.7 trillion a year, or $26 trillion through 2030, to meet their infrastructure needs and to maintain the region's growth momentum — more than double the previous estimate in 2009, an Asian Development Bank report said Tuesday. teams get jump start on franchise tags, 28 Feb 2017 00:47:21 GMTLe'Veon Bell, Chandler Jones and Kawann Short didn't have to wait until Wednesday's deadline to get franchise tagged. Argentine troops' relatives wait for identification, 28 Feb 2017 01:36:34 GMTBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The body of Jose Antonio Reyes Lobos rests in the Falkland Islands along with those of more than 100 other fallen Argentine soldiers. But his 79-year-old mother says she doesn't want to leave this world without putting a flower on a grave bearing the name of her son killed in combat more than three decades ago. Parise, Pominville out for Wild with mumps, 28 Feb 2017 01:19:48 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Wild forwards Zach Parise and Jason Pominville have been diagnosed with mumps and must miss at least three games. sign Brown to new deal, place franchise tag on Bell, 28 Feb 2017 00:40:52 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert stressed earlier this month one of the team's biggest goals during the offseason was to make wide receiver Antonio Brown and running back Le'Veon Bell vital parts of the organization "for life."'s Liberty City neighborhood shares 'Moonlight' success, 28 Feb 2017 02:56:54 GMTMIAMI (AP) — Far from the sun and glamour of South Beach or the artists and hipsters of Wynwood, "Moonlight" presents a view of Miami that never shows up in a tourism video. It shows predominantly black communities, truly known by few outside the people who live there., Perrantes help No. 23 Virginia beat No. 5 UNC 53-43, 28 Feb 2017 02:09:44 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kyle Guy scored 17 points, London Perrantes had 13 and No. 23 Virginia used a small lineup to neutralize No. 5 North Carolina's size in a 53-43 victory Monday night. acquire Greg Pateryn from Canadiens for Jordie Benn, 28 Feb 2017 01:07:31 GMTDALLAS (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens acquired Jordie Benn from the Dallas Stars for Greg Pateryn and a fourth-round pick in the 2017 draft in an exchange of defensemen Monday. court expands endangered-species removal powers, 28 Feb 2017 01:07:19 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Monday said petitioners seeking to remove a subset of coho salmon from the state's endangered species list could present new evidence to argue the listing was wrong. baby with heart defect impacted by Trump doing well, 28 Feb 2017 01:37:31 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Physicians say a 4-month-old Iranian girl with a rare heart condition who was affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban is "out of the woods" and making good progress after her life-saving surgery last Friday. beats Isner to advance to 2nd round in Acapulco, 28 Feb 2017 01:59:24 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — American Steve Johnson advanced to the second round of the Mexican Open with a surprisingly easy 6-4, 6-4 win over countryman John Isner on Monday night. probe into Russia ties to Trump off to rocky start, 28 Feb 2017 01:26:24 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A simmering dispute between leaders of the House intelligence committee spilled into the public Monday over an investigation into whether President Donald Trump has ties to Russia, even as they pledged to conduct a bipartisan probe. Latest: Accounting firm takes blame for Oscars flub, 28 Feb 2017 02:43:03 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the mistaken announcement of the best picture winner at Sunday's Academy Awards (all times local): homes without water; 3 dead, 19 missing in floods, 28 Feb 2017 01:27:46 GMTSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of homes in communities around Chile's capital remained without water Monday as authorities struggled to restore service following floods caused by Andean rainfall.'s jumper, 37 points lead Raptors past Knicks, 92-91, 28 Feb 2017 02:40:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — DeMar DeRozan made a turnaround jumper with 1.9 seconds remaining, finishing with 37 points and leading the Toronto Raptors to a 92-91 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday night. captain says 1 dead, 5 injured after small plane crashes into 2 houses in Southern California, 28 Feb 2017 02:21:07 GMTRIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Fire captain says 1 dead, 5 injured after small plane crashes into 2 houses in Southern California. confirms billionaire investor as commerce secretary, 28 Feb 2017 01:08:05 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team. blocks California law protecting officials' privacy, 28 Feb 2017 02:14:02 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gun owners' rights advocates are free to publish the home addresses and telephone numbers of California state lawmakers who voted for firearms restrictions, a federal judge decided Monday. minor leaguer Tebow hits 9 homers in batting practice, 28 Feb 2017 01:23:07 GMTPORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow quickly got into the swing of spring training, hitting nine home runs in batting practice Monday during his first workout with the New York Mets. Senate's removal of lawmaker to be investigated, 28 Feb 2017 02:11:00 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's Senate leader said Monday that he takes full responsibility after a senator was removed from the chamber last week — a stunning and extraordinarily unusual move that raised questions about the Legislature's commitment to free speech. governor sets execution dates for 8 inmates, 28 Feb 2017 01:35:27 GMTLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor on Monday set execution dates for eight inmates over a 10-day period in an attempt to resume the death penalty after a nearly 12-year hiatus, even though the state lacks one of three drugs needed to put the men to death. envelopes explained: How presenters get winning names, 28 Feb 2017 01:49:03 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A look at how the Academy Awards' winners envelopes are handled before being opened live onstage: point: Guard Deron Williams signs with champion Cavaliers, 28 Feb 2017 01:28:19 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — After rattling off several reasons for signing with the Cavaliers, Deron Williams got around to the one that matters most. block bid to force Trump to release tax returns, 28 Feb 2017 00:38:03 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans have blocked an attempt by Democrats to force President Donald Trump to release his tax returns to Congress., Balogun help The Citadel reach SoCon Tournament, 28 Feb 2017 02:52:02 GMTCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Preston Parks and Ezekiel Balogun combined for 40 points as The Citadel upset Chattanooga 85-76 on Monday night, earning a spot in the Southern Conference Tournament. searching for right plan with Cousins in fold, 28 Feb 2017 00:42:02 GMTMETAIRIE, La. (AP) — As Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins hoisted up extra shots near one another after practice, Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry stood in a far corner of the club's practice gym, trying to explain why New Orleans hasn't won in three games since the All-Star big men became teammates. Things to Know for Tuesday, 28 Feb 2017 02:09:05 GMTYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday. gaffe makes for a whodunit: is tweet the smoking gun?, 28 Feb 2017 01:20:07 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Moments before he handed out the wrong envelope in one of the worst gaffes in Academy Award history, PwC accountant Brian Cullinan tweeted a behind-the-scenes photo of winner Emma Stone holding her statuette. "Best Actress Emma Stone backstage!" the tweet read. town in Trump territory backs detained immigrant, 28 Feb 2017 02:02:34 GMTWEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois community that solidly backed President Donald Trump has rallied behind a Mexican restaurant manager who doesn't have legal permission to live in the U.S. and has been detained by immigration officials. dead, 5 injured after plane hits houses in California, 28 Feb 2017 02:38:37 GMTRIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — One person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed into two homes Monday evening in Riverside shortly after taking off from a nearby airport, leaving fiery wreckage that nearly destroyed one of the homes, officials said. who pushed for justice in civil rights killings dies, 28 Feb 2017 01:35:13 GMTGULF BREEZE, Fla. (AP) — Mississippi editor Stanley Dearman, who pushed for justice in the murders of three civil rights workers, died on Saturday in Florida. The death of the 84-year-old was announced by the newspaper in Philadelphia, Mississippi, that he once published. Latest: 1 dead, 5 hurt as plane hits homes in California, 28 Feb 2017 02:26:34 GMTRIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a small plane that crashed into homes in Southern California (all times local): appeals court rejects egg-labeling lawsuit, 28 Feb 2017 01:12:02 GMTSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit that sought to require labels on egg cartons indicating the conditions in which the chickens were raised. Poll: US teens disillusioned, divided by politics, 28 Feb 2017 00:56:19 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In the days after President Donald Trump's election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out of class in protest. Others rallied to his defense. for man asleep in car with fingers on guns' triggers, 28 Feb 2017 00:37:49 GMTELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man found sleeping in a car with his fingers on the triggers of two loaded guns will be sleeping in a New Jersey prison for at least the next six years. shakes off strep throat, leads Cavs past Bucks 102-95, 28 Feb 2017 02:50:41 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James returned from a bout with strep throat and scored 24 points, Kyrie Irving added 25 and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off the Milwaukee Bucks 102-95 on Monday night. Uber exec out after failing to disclose allegation, 28 Feb 2017 00:54:02 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A top engineering executive at Uber, Amit Singhal, is out five weeks after his hire was announced. According to a report in the tech blog Recode, Singhal failed to disclose that he'd left his previous job at Google because of a sexual harassment allegation.