FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 06 May 2015 01:17:46 -0700Australian leader brushes off snub to diplomat's gay partnerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd74bb8900d2465da8286390285ff669CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Wednesday brushed off controversy over his office's treatment of the gay partner of the Australian ambassador to France.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsPolitical resignationsGays and lesbiansInternational relationsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsMarriageFamily issuesAustraliaFranceParisOceaniaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd74bb8900d2465da8286390285ff669Wed, 06 May 2015 06:17:04 GMTSelf-driving semi-truck makes debut on Hoover Damhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/794f53b1d2d1496898efd5ec7a51a478HOOVER DAM, Nev.-Ariz. Border (AP) — Daimler officials rolled out their truck of the future Tuesday night, a driverless big rig that negotiated some very tight turns — but with a driver.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/794f53b1d2d1496898efd5ec7a51a478Wed, 06 May 2015 07:08:36 GMTStudy: Top tech firms bypassing Asian workers for exec jobshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0477351876464fb8a944f547bf575c04SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google, Yahoo and other major technology companies are far more inclined to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers or executives, according to a study released Wednesday.By MICHAEL LIEDTKEhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologySocial diversityRace and ethnicityWorkplace discriminationCorporate managementInformation technologySocial issuesSocial affairsPersonnelLabor issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesCorporate newsIndustriesGender issuesSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0477351876464fb8a944f547bf575c04Wed, 06 May 2015 07:03:07 GMTNepal's earthquake highlights village exodus of the younghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9098ffb5a0384c9aa435140201bf8ef8KHADKA TOLE, Nepal (AP) — Gone, the girl says as she squints into the sun, the air around her shimmering with wind-blown wheat chaff. She points to one house after another nestled in the green hills, most shattered from the massive earthquake that hit Nepal last month.By FOSTER KLUGiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeProperty damageAccidents and disastersFamily financesSeniorsNatural disastersEventsPersonal financeBusinessNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduPersian GulfAsiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9098ffb5a0384c9aa435140201bf8ef8Wed, 06 May 2015 07:18:29 GMTNFL linebacker due in court to face 'revenge porn' chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1aad8e4f8aff4ad19e9bc79cf8547160ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — An NFL linebacker facing charges over "revenge porn" is scheduled to appear in a New Jersey courtroom Wednesday morning for a plea conference.aGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsProfessional footballFootballNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1aad8e4f8aff4ad19e9bc79cf8547160Wed, 06 May 2015 06:04:59 GMTGunman's hashtag hinted at Texas plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc1e2db9b3dd4a4991b0ac350b724e90PHOENIX (AP) — About 20 minutes before the shooting at a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, a final tweet posted on an account linked to one of the gunmen said: "May Allah accept us as mujahideen," or holy warriors.By JULIE WATSON and RYAN VAN VELZERaGeneral newsSocial mediaCriminal investigationsWar and unrestCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesTerrorismIntelligence agenciesLegislatureOnline mediaMediaLaw and orderGovernment and politicsTexasUnited StatesPhoenixPrescottArizonaDallasUtahMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc1e2db9b3dd4a4991b0ac350b724e90Wed, 06 May 2015 06:39:03 GMTProsecutor wins NY special election, seat stays Republicanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4382c5031e5549478a537f281cd77017NEW YORK (AP) — A Republican stronghold nestled in deep blue New York City will remain in the control of the GOP.By DEEPTI HAJELA and JONATHAN LEMIREpGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsLegal proceedingsMunicipal governmentsCrimeSpecial electionsLaw and orderGeneral newsLocal governmentsStaten IslandNew YorkNew York CityBrooklynUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4382c5031e5549478a537f281cd77017Wed, 06 May 2015 06:41:40 GMTBMW profits rise on SUVs, strong sales in UK, UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1d94daf0a654bd3b790d4afd75b4433FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German luxury carmaker BMW AG increased its profits in the first quarter thanks to strong demand for its expensive SUVs and higher sales in the US and Britain as well as in a recovering European market.iGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited KingdomGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1d94daf0a654bd3b790d4afd75b4433Wed, 06 May 2015 07:19:13 GMTAuthor to face critics of new book about city's rape caseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c117c285d15e4867bc18656830bd6d21HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Author Jon Krakauer doesn't like to make public appearances, so there will be no book tour to promote his latest work, "Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town."By MATT VOLZaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureCrimeViolent crimeEntertainmentMontanaMissoulaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c117c285d15e4867bc18656830bd6d21Wed, 06 May 2015 07:15:55 GMTPerez ends his debut with walkoff homer, Angels beat M's 5-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eabb5d8d26e43baa1b066235cce56a2ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Carlos Perez is certain that his relatives back in Venezuela stayed up late to watch the catcher's major league debut with the Los Angeles Angels.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8eabb5d8d26e43baa1b066235cce56a2Wed, 06 May 2015 06:05:14 GMTCanada's most conservative province elects leftist partyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd739d7963bd478888a00cfa8049eb88TORONTO (AP) — Alberta, Canada's most conservative province, elected a left-of-center government, ending a 44-year-old conservative party dynasty,By ROB GILLIESiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsProvincial electionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsCanadaAlbertaTorontoNorth AmericaOntariohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd739d7963bd478888a00cfa8049eb88Wed, 06 May 2015 05:03:53 GMTKane, Crawford carry Blackhawks past Wild 1-0 for 3-0 leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a02e839497e4e0a9444f81e8d1d67dfST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Patrick Kane has been playing like he never left. Corey Crawford has resolutely rebounded from being benched.By DAVE CAMPBELLsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a02e839497e4e0a9444f81e8d1d67dfWed, 06 May 2015 04:45:02 GMTBacklund's OT goal lifts Flames over Ducks 4-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e2e05bd051e4f4ab931df7812f113e3CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mikael Backlund didn't need to see the biggest goal of his NHL career go in.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsAlbertaCalgaryCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e2e05bd051e4f4ab931df7812f113e3Wed, 06 May 2015 06:01:41 GMTWith new standardized tests, educators worry about scoreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a946cb89012e434b9eaad381af9a1961WASHINGTON (AP) — Call this the year of the test. Or, at least the year of standardized test mania.By KIMBERLY HEFLINGhtGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationStudent testingEducational technologyTechnologyEducationSocial affairsOhioMontanaNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a946cb89012e434b9eaad381af9a1961Wed, 06 May 2015 07:11:50 GMTMichigan voters defeat tax hike in debate over road fundinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e865d05c61ec41528b3283c96a5bfe81LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers will be forced to consider yet another alternative to address Michigan's deteriorating roads after voters' resounding rejection of a ballot measure that would have increased taxes to pump $1.2 billion a year more into transportation infrastructure.By DAVID EGGERTpGovernment and politicsElectionsLegislatureLocal governmentsLegislationState legislatureIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment financeGovernment business and financeState governmentsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e865d05c61ec41528b3283c96a5bfe81Wed, 06 May 2015 07:00:55 GMTAP EXPLAINS: What's next for jury in missing NYC boy case?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3a4b99f50e64a9392a647f722c6fba0NEW YORK (AP) — The haunting case of missing first-grader Etan Patz has endured for almost four decades — and deliberations in the long-awaited murder trial stemming from his 1979 disappearance are enduring extraordinarily long, too.By JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsMissing personsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeNew York CityNew YorkManhattanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3a4b99f50e64a9392a647f722c6fba0Wed, 06 May 2015 06:09:54 GMTWho is David Cameron? Elusive leader at heart of UK electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ef387768af6454f947bf38b87a5940eCOLESHILL, England (AP) — David Cameron is fighting for his political life in Britain's election. But it sure doesn't look like it.By JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsHigher educationConservatismElectionsEducationSocial affairsUnited KingdomEnglandEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ef387768af6454f947bf38b87a5940eWed, 06 May 2015 06:35:11 GMTLatest GOP campaigns for White House star Hillary Clintonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e34347bb939d4457b1ee2febd23507e1HOPE, Arkansas (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton starred in two presidential campaign launches this week. Neither was her own.By BILL BARROW and STEVE PEOPLESpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionCampaignsPolitical partiesExecutive branchNational electionsElectionsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentPolitical organizationsArkansasLittle RockHopeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e34347bb939d4457b1ee2febd23507e1Wed, 06 May 2015 07:19:37 GMTCampus sex crime reporting increases, says Education Dept.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82ddad062b3f42da8e4e8cd7667f4d1eWASHINGTON (AP) — Reports of sex offenses on college campuses provided to the Education Department have nearly doubled over a five-year period.By KIMBERLY HEFLINGwGovernment and politicsEducationHigher educationViolent crimeCrimeSex in societyGeneral newsSocial affairsViolenceSocial issuesEducation issuesSchool curriculahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82ddad062b3f42da8e4e8cd7667f4d1eWed, 06 May 2015 07:15:55 GMTReview: Small life enhancements come with Apple Watchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9da08e5ff4b04f9ca5a940a48cb38c27NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Watch isn't so much a lifestyle revolution as it is a collection of small enhancements that add up.By ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsLifestylePersonal financeTechnologyFashionBeauty and fashionExerciseDiet and exercisehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9da08e5ff4b04f9ca5a940a48cb38c27Wed, 06 May 2015 07:02:14 GMTConley comes back, leads Grizzlies past Warriors 97-90http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d45da6385464cdebaeb67a62938dd8aOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The masked man came to the rescue for the Memphis Grizzlies.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d45da6385464cdebaeb67a62938dd8aWed, 06 May 2015 06:35:58 GMTKerry trip to Djibouti highlights importance of small nationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b183490723dc440489b59abeaaa4a4f1DJIBOUTI (AP) — A sleepy coastal nation in the Horn of Africa, Djibouti was the last French colony to achieve independence. Today, nearly four decades later, the mainly Sunni nation has become a critical part of U.S. foreign policy.By BRADLEY KLAPPERiGovernment and politicsWar and unrestInternational relationsDrone surveillance and warfareLegislatureForeign policyGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment policyDjiboutiSomaliaEast AfricaUnited StatesYemenSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b183490723dc440489b59abeaaa4a4f1Wed, 06 May 2015 07:03:36 GMTLEADING OFF: Royals get Holland back, Scherzer seeking helphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/310595e71a074025a08fffa56e3bf15fA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:By The Associated PresssSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballMen's sportsSports businessAthlete healthBaseballColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/310595e71a074025a08fffa56e3bf15fWed, 06 May 2015 06:38:29 GMTPolice: Idaho officer shot by man who stole patrol car dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb3f6753760347b281b0e6b5c4e0ef55SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A northern Idaho police officer shot by a man who stole his patrol car died of his injuries Tuesday evening, police said.By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSaGeneral newsTheftViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsIdahoWashingtonCoeur d'AleneSpokaneUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb3f6753760347b281b0e6b5c4e0ef55Wed, 06 May 2015 05:02:54 GMTUS due to stop managing Afghan airspace by end of Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7152a31e1fd747b596a505b651566aaaKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States is to stop managing Afghan airspace by the end of June after its air-traffic control contract with the government in Kabul expires, a development that could see international airlines forced to cancel flights both into the country and over its territory.By LYNNE O'DONNELLiBusinessGeneral newsAir traffic controlDiplomacyGovernment and politicsTransportationContracts and ordersCorporate newsGovernment business and financeInternational relationsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesAfghanistanKabulUnited StatesJapanMiddle EastCentral AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7152a31e1fd747b596a505b651566aaaWed, 06 May 2015 06:31:03 GMTAs Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebf219285c4741ccbe65518349afebd4HOPTIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The flimsy, razor wire-topped fences popping up along bare expanses of Ukraine's eastern frontier are the first line of defense against a much-feared Russian invasion. Trenches fortified by timber have been hollowed out for soldiers to take up positions. And bulky, metallic obstacles looped together with more barbed wire are laid across the fields to halt advancing tanks and infantry.By INNA VARENITSAiGeneral newsWar and unrestIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessUkraineKharkivRussiaDonetskSoviet UnionEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebf219285c4741ccbe65518349afebd4Wed, 06 May 2015 07:02:09 GMTAfghan judge sentences 4 to death in mob killing of womanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc0ff1319b244b9fa911a7ed655f5ed9KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan court on Wednesday convicted and sentenced four men to death for their role in the brutal mob killing of a woman in Kabul in March — a slaying that shocked the nation and spurred calls for authorities to ensure women's rights to equality and protection from violence.By LYNNE O'DONNELL and AMIR SHAHiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc0ff1319b244b9fa911a7ed655f5ed9Wed, 06 May 2015 06:54:26 GMTInternet company launched by Kim Dotcom fails to list in NZhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5831b060e4d46b884594e1403926c9dWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet file-storage company Mega Ltd., launched in 2013 by indicted entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, failed Wednesday in a bid to list on New Zealand's stock market.By NICK PERRYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyExtraditionCorporate stockLaw and orderCorporate newsNew ZealandOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5831b060e4d46b884594e1403926c9dWed, 06 May 2015 06:24:23 GMTRyan Vogelsong pitches surging Giants to 6-0 win over Padreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54aac89c77d043f1a10ccf943ae55db9SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ryan Vogelsong pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Joe Panik homered and the San Francisco Giants won their fifth consecutive game by beating the San Diego Padres 6-0 Tuesday night.By RICK EYMERsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54aac89c77d043f1a10ccf943ae55db9Wed, 06 May 2015 05:05:52 GMT5 Things to Know About Gen. Joseph Dunfordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a77159e8a204ce9b9938bae03dbb98fWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama nominated Marine Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford on Tuesday to be chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the top U.S. military position, replacing Army Gen. Martin Dempsey.By LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesAfghanistanKabulBostonMassachusettsNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a77159e8a204ce9b9938bae03dbb98fWed, 06 May 2015 07:13:43 GMTCharlie Hebdo receives PEN award at literary galahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283bbc116037419888bfcce6c6fb37e9NEW YORK (AP) — Under heavy security and a cloud of conflicted opinions and emotions, the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was presented a freedom of expression award on Tuesday night from the PEN American Center.By HILLEL ITALIEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisEventsBooks and literatureEntertainmentHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283bbc116037419888bfcce6c6fb37e9Wed, 06 May 2015 04:43:28 GMTNHL Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb5c2144855b4c7886ed8d8728e5b642Patrick Kane scored in the first period for Chicago, and Corey Crawford and the Blackhawks made the superstar's goal stand up for a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.By The Associated PresssSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyCalgaryAlbertaCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb5c2144855b4c7886ed8d8728e5b642Wed, 06 May 2015 04:53:21 GMTTIPOFF: Paul '50-50' for Clippers; Bulls' Rose ready to playhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd87af90af84426ea3597eb585de11edLos Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers thinks the odds are 50-50 point guard Chris Paul will return tonight to try to help the Clippers build a 2-0 lead over the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference semifinals.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthEventsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd87af90af84426ea3597eb585de11edWed, 06 May 2015 06:15:51 GMTCanada's star striker maintains focus despite attentionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/918b029f44d341668d8a4708c50b986bNot a lot rattles Christine Sinclair. Not even the eyes of a nation.By ANNE M. PETERSONsSports2015 FIFA Women's World CupFIFA Women's World CupWomen's sportsWomen's soccerCollege soccerSoccerCollege sportsProfessional soccerEventsInternational soccerCanadaChinaNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/918b029f44d341668d8a4708c50b986bWed, 06 May 2015 06:31:36 GMTClinton pushes immigration overhaul to campaign forefronthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d214b48a3e64ea7b2de968f8aa00e54LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is giving immigration a prominent role in her 2016 presidential campaign, reassuring skeptics and seeking to cast Republican presidential candidates as obstacles to overhauling the nation's immigration system.By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2012 United States Presidential Election2016 United States Presidential ElectionRace and ethnicityImmigration policyHispanicsCampaignsImmigrationPrimary and secondary educationLegislatureNational electionsElectionsSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyEducationUnited StatesLas VegasNevadaDenverCaliforniaNorth AmericaColoradohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d214b48a3e64ea7b2de968f8aa00e54Wed, 06 May 2015 07:17:32 GMTPrince announces 'Rally 4 Peace' concert Sunday in Baltimorehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e1a285b4e7144e8abfd27ec26415406BALTIMORE (AP) — Prince has announced plans to perform at a concert in Baltimore following recent unrest in the city over the death of a man who was fatally injured in police custody.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e1a285b4e7144e8abfd27ec26415406Wed, 06 May 2015 07:03:01 GMTSenators seek VA probe to see if mishandled claims systemichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8428454932944448aca97425685b37fcWASHINGTON (AP) — Troubled by delays in handling of veterans claims, a bipartisan group of senators is seeking a wide-scale independent review of the Department of Veterans Affairs for mismanagement and changes to improve budgeting and speed up applications.By HOPE YENwHealthGovernment and politicsVeteransMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseNHL hockeyProfessional hockeyHockeySportsMen's hockeyMen's sportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8428454932944448aca97425685b37fcWed, 06 May 2015 07:07:53 GMTKoala pays late night visit to Australian hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/108b327abb1c4523a5e27234d0390694SYDNEY (AP) — Staffers at an Australian hospital's emergency department received a rather unusual late night visitor — a koala.iGeneral newsOdditiesMarsupialsMammalsAnimalsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/108b327abb1c4523a5e27234d0390694Wed, 06 May 2015 07:04:21 GMTGermany bans extremist Turkish paper, conducts raidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc25cf5d859e495aa1802f6e933eec95BERLIN (AP) — The German government says it has banned a leftist-terrorist newspaper published by the Turkish extremist group DHKP-C and conducted raids across the country in connection with the ban.iGeneral newsTerrorismIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsWar and unrestTurkeyBerlinGermanyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc25cf5d859e495aa1802f6e933eec95Wed, 06 May 2015 06:57:37 GMTNepal's earthquake reflects village exodus of Nepali younghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/199cbada87d14bdb83b005f510b8b037KHADKA TOLE, Nepal (AP) — Gone, the girl says as she squints into the sun, the air around her shimmering with wind-blown wheat chaff. She points to one house after another nestled in the green hills, most shattered from the massive earthquake that hit Nepal last month.By FOSTER KLUGiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeProperty damageAccidents and disastersFamily financesSeniorsNatural disastersEventsPersonal financeBusinessNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduPersian GulfAsiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/199cbada87d14bdb83b005f510b8b037Wed, 06 May 2015 06:08:53 GMTCalifornia regulators approve unprecedented water cutbackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db946856ccd342cc9d3aaa8ce53270d3SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents to deeper conservation.By FENIT NIRAPPILaGeneral newsEnvironmental conservation and preservationGovernment regulationsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWater environmentNatural resource managementGovernment and politicsEnvironmental laws and regulationsCaliforniaSan DiegoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db946856ccd342cc9d3aaa8ce53270d3Wed, 06 May 2015 07:17:02 GMTCharlie Hebdo receives PEN award at literary gala in NYChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccfeeccc5ce94c29b588adf45d75b0c0NEW YORK (AP) — This year's PEN American Center gala was a defense of free expression, of Charlie Hebdo and of PEN itself.By HILLEL ITALIEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisEventsBooks and literatureEntertainmentHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrestNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccfeeccc5ce94c29b588adf45d75b0c0Wed, 06 May 2015 07:03:13 GMTDetermination and peanut butter fuel Ohio State LB Leehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a678e99ecc64a18b2c578761cf1ae83COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fueled by a mix of confidence, determination, peanut butter and chocolate milk, Ohio State linebacker Darron Lee is right where he always knew he belonged — even if others weren't so sure.By RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a678e99ecc64a18b2c578761cf1ae83Wed, 06 May 2015 06:32:40 GMTAP Interview: Uganda's president says he's the one bulliedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bb374afc2e547a89376e2b46941253aUNITED NATIONS (AP) — There is so much freedom in Uganda that it's nearly anarchy, the country's president joked, stepping carefully around what's an open secret back home: Yoweri Museveni will run for yet another term next year, and surely he will win.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsUgandaAfricaEast AfricaCentral Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bb374afc2e547a89376e2b46941253aWed, 06 May 2015 04:43:41 GMTLess 'panic' helps Capitals in 1-goal games against Rangershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dbc70940cce480aaa3cc69829a779c0ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green thinks his team is better equipped now to handle tight, low-scoring games than it used to be.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityVirginiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dbc70940cce480aaa3cc69829a779c0Wed, 06 May 2015 06:16:43 GMTKabul judge sentences 4 suspects to death in trial over brutal mob killing of Afghan womanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d67043ffd143431386aaf2c8bef9ae77KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Kabul judge sentences 4 suspects to death in trial over brutal mob killing of Afghan woman.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d67043ffd143431386aaf2c8bef9ae77Wed, 06 May 2015 06:00:49 GMTGreinke sharp in win, Dodgers beat Brewers 8-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a91b8a668c4b4c4b8059ac8660ec613cMILWAUKEE (AP) — Zack Greinke allowed one unearned run on two hits in 7 2-3 innings to win his career-best 10th consecutive decision and Justin Turner hit a three-run homer to pace the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.By JIM HOEHNsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a91b8a668c4b4c4b8059ac8660ec613cWed, 06 May 2015 04:48:25 GMTSmashing Pumpkins frontman bring awareness to vetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d3528df25324884803ce7c8f9b45be0NEW YORK (AP) — When Smashing Pumpkins takes the stage this summer, part of the band's mission will be to raise awareness of the plight of U.S. military veterans.By JOHN CARUCCIeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrityUnited StatesPittsburghNorth AmericaPennsylvaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d3528df25324884803ce7c8f9b45be0Wed, 06 May 2015 05:39:33 GMTIndian court says Bollywood actor guilty in 2002 casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a2442b12d974f70b8cdcbb7ed102fe3MUMBAI, India (AP) — One of India's biggest and most popular movie stars, Salman Khan, has been found guilty of running over five men sleeping on a sidewalk, killing one in a hit-and-run case that has dragged through the courts for more than 12 years.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityLegal proceedingsLaw and orderIndiaMumbaiSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a2442b12d974f70b8cdcbb7ed102fe3Wed, 06 May 2015 06:46:09 GMTMarathon bomber's lawyers give jury glimpse into family lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/830f1df24d254cb79e4c9db44604d79eBOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are giving the jury glimpses into his troubled family as they try to save him from the death penalty.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsBombingsEventsLaw and orderBostonChechnyaRussiaUnited StatesMassachusettsNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/830f1df24d254cb79e4c9db44604d79eWed, 06 May 2015 06:28:55 GMT