FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Feb 2015 20:50:17 -0800Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery (AP) — Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.By KRISTEN GELINEAUhtGeneral newsScienceTechnologyDisappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370AccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEventsAustraliaMalaysiaOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 01 Mar 2015 02:10:30 GMTCory Schneider's 33 saves lift Devils by Blue Jackets, 2-0, Ohio (AP) — Andy Greene scored, Travis Zajac added an empty-net goal, and Cory Schneider made 33 saves for his fourth shutout of the season to lead the New Jersey Devils past the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-0 on Saturday night.By RUSTY MILLERsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyColumbusOhioTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 01 Mar 2015 00:55:29 GMTLewis leads LPGA Thailand by a shot after 3rd-round 73, Thailand (AP) — American Stacy Lewis shot a 1-over 73 on Saturday in hot and humid conditions in the Honda LPGA Thailand to take a one-stroke lead over South Korea's Amy Yang into the final round.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsThailandSoutheast AsiaAsia, 01 Mar 2015 00:09:45 GMTBrazil arrests US sect leader wanted on sex charges DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities said Saturday they arrested a self-professed minister put on a U.S. most-wanted list for allegedly molesting two girls in a "Maidens Group" at his religious fellowship in rural Minnesota.By BRAD BROOKS and AMY FORLITIiGeneral newsArrestsCrimeReligionCrimes against childrenViolent crimeLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesBrazilRio de JaneiroUnited StatesMinnesotaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 00:35:16 GMTDesharnais scores 2 goals in Canadiens' 4-0 win over Toronto (AP) — Manny Malhotra scored his first goal with the Canadiens, Carey Price made 30 saves for his sixth shutout of the season, and Montreal beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on Saturday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMontrealTorontoQuebecCanadaNorth AmericaOntario, 01 Mar 2015 02:59:12 GMTFrampton stops Avalos to keep IBF super bantam title, Northern Ireland (AP) — Carl Frampton stopped American challenger Chris Avalos in the fifth round to win his first defense of the IBF super bantamweight belt on Saturday.sSports, 01 Mar 2015 00:13:00 GMTHeat say Bosh has been released from hospital (AP) — Chris Bosh's first step toward recovery is complete. He's home.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 00:21:59 GMTFirm agrees to refund to settle suit over weight-loss pills LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City-based company has agreed to pay refunds to consumers who purchased its weight-loss tablets to settle a class-action lawsuit that claimed its advertising slogan, "Eat All You Want & Still Lose Weight," was deceptive.aBusinessGeneral newsHealthCorporate legal affairsLegal proceedingsWeight managementLaw and orderCorporate newsNutritionDiet and exerciseLifestyleCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsState governmentsSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Feb 2015 23:28:19 GMTWoman convicted in ex-Penn hoops star's death gets treatment, Pa. (AP) — The wife of a former University of Pennsylvania basketball standout found guilty but mentally ill in his stabbing death may soon be paroled to the state mental hospital for treatment.aGeneral newsSportsCelebrityLegal proceedingsBasketballCrimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsViolent crime, 28 Feb 2015 23:41:57 GMTAnthony Mason, rugged forward of 1990s Knicks, dies at 48 YORK (AP) — Anthony Mason's game was grit over glitz, more force than flash.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsObituariesMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 02:06:58 GMTChina's manufacturing measure shows contraction for February (AP) — An index that measures China's manufacturing activity went up slightly in February but still showed contraction amid China's economy slowdown, according to official data released Sunday.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial crisisFinancial marketsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Mar 2015 03:58:29 GMTGasol, Grizzlies withstand scare from Wolves in 101-97 win (AP) — Marc Gasol had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Mike Conley hit a big 3-pointer with 30 seconds left to lift the Memphis Grizzlies to a much-needed 101-97 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:59:06 GMTSwitzerland's Timea Bacsinszky wins Mexico Open, Mexico (AP) — Fifth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland won the Mexico Open on Saturday night for her second WTA Tour title, beating third-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 6-3, 6-0.sSportsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsMexicoSwitzerlandFranceNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 02:05:57 GMTEllis has big game as No. 8 Kansas rallies past Texas, 69-64, Kan. (AP) — Perry Ellis had 28 points and 13 rebounds in a brilliant performance, and eighth-ranked Kansas held on through a tense final minute to beat Texas 69-64 on Saturday night.By DAVE SKRETTAsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsKansasLawrenceTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 00:29:31 GMTKnicks win 2nd straight, hand Raptors 5th consecutive loss YORK (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Langston Galloway made a clinching 3-pointer and the New York Knicks ended a sad Saturday for the franchise with a 103-98 victory over Toronto, the Raptors' season-high fifth straight loss.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsNew York CityTorontoNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 01 Mar 2015 03:28:08 GMTCavaliers' Irving to miss second game with shoulder injury (AP) — The Cavaliers will be without at least one All-Star on Sunday in Houston.By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballTexasClevelandOhioHoustonUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 01:16:51 GMTWizards end losing streak with 99-95 win over Pistons (AP) — John Wall scored 22 points, Nene added 21 and the Washington Wizards ended their six-game losing streak with a 99-95 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 02:56:44 GMTNemtsov a possible 'sacrificial victim,' investigators say (AP) — Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power.By LYNN BERRYiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCriminal investigationsCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisProtests and demonstrationsNational governmentsEconomyViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderEventsPolitical and civil unrestBusinessTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrestRussiaMoscowUkraineChechnyaEastern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 03:27:31 GMTChief Justise: Winslow leads No. 4 Duke past Syracuse 73-54, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Justise Winslow scored a season-high 23 points and No. 4 Duke routed Syracuse 73-54 on Saturday night for its ninth straight win.By JOEDY McCREARYsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballCollege sportsBasketballMen's sportsNorth CarolinaDurhamUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 02:22:04 GMTMexico drug lord captures change but don't lower trafficking CITY (AP) — It's another big score for the Mexican government, which has been tearing through its list of most-wanted drug lords in recent years.By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and KATHERINE CORCORANiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeArrestsCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderOrganized crimeSmugglingMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Mar 2015 00:20:50 GMTNadal to play Monaco in final of Argentina Open AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Rafael Nadal beat Carlos Berlocq 7-6 (7), 6-2 on Saturday, setting up a final against Juan Monaco at the Argentina Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisArgentinaMonacoSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 02:09:57 GMTSilicon Valley shuttle drivers vote to unionize FRANCISCO (AP) — Shuttle drivers who ferry tech workers between Silicon Valley and San Francisco have voted for union representation.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologySan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 00:37:55 GMTWilliams' 25 points lead Nets to 104-94 win over Mavericks (AP) — Deron Williams scored 25 points, Thaddeus Young had 16 points and eight rebounds off the bench and the Brooklyn Nets topped the Dallas Mavericks 104-94 on Saturday night.sSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 04:17:15 GMTChristie to Calif. Republicans: No rush to pick 2016 nominee, Calif. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told California Republicans on Saturday that the party should not rush to choose a 2016 presidential nominee because of pressure from pollsters, pundits and GOP donors.By JULIET WILLIAMSaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 02:57:16 GMTNo. 1 Kentucky beats No. 18 Arkansas 84-67 to clinch SEC, Ky. (AP) — Of all the impressive wins top-ranked Kentucky has collected in marquee games this season, Saturday's 84-67 dismantling of No. 18 Arkansas speaks a little louder than most.By GARY B. GRAVESsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsProfessional basketballKentuckyArkansasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 01:43:53 GMTVenezuela officials detain, free 4 North Dakota missionaries North Dakota missionaries were released by Venezuelan authorities Saturday after being detained and questioned for several days, a pastor at their church said.By KEVIN BURBACHaGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsVenezuelaUnited StatesDevils LakeNorth DakotaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 01:35:46 GMTBruins win 4-1, send Coyotes to 9th straight loss (AP) — The Boston Bruins are in a tight race for one of the Eastern Conference's final playoff spots, and they knew they couldn't slip up against a struggling team.By KEN POWTAKsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBostonArizonaMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:46:23 GMTRubio tells group its favored candidates are GOP leaders BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is telling the anti-tax group Club for Growth that the Senate candidates they've backed recently represent the Republican Party's new leadership.By THOMAS BEAUMONTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessState governmentsPolitical organizationsFloridaBeaumontUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 01 Mar 2015 03:36:26 GMTJindal: GOP leaders in Congress fear repealing health law BEACH, Florida (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday called congressional Republican leaders "fearful" of acting to fully repeal President Barack Obama's health care law.By THOMAS BEAUMONTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionState governmentsLegislaturePolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsHealth care policyGovernment policyPolitical organizationsFloridaBeaumontUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 01 Mar 2015 01:19:00 GMTThunder's Russell Westbrook has surgery on cheekbone CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook had surgery to repair a fracture to his right cheek Saturday and the NBA's hottest player will miss at least a game.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsPortlandOklahoma CityOklahomaMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 00:53:31 GMTRubio tells Club for Growth its picks are GOP's new leaders BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio told the anti-tax group Club for Growth on Saturday that the Senate candidates they've backed recently represent the Republican Party's new leadership.By THOMAS BEAUMONTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsFloridaBeaumontUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 01 Mar 2015 03:37:31 GMTCanada border hours worry residents in small Alaska town, Alaska (AP) — Residents in a small southeast Alaska community are worried that overnight closure of the Canada border will hurt safety and the local economy.aGeneral newsAlaskaCanadaBritish ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 00:12:02 GMTAlaska flights canceled after volcano ash reduces visibility, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Airlines says low visibility caused by ash from Russian volcanoes is behind the cancellations of several flights in the state.aGeneral newsAir travel disruptionsVolcanoesTransportationEnvironment and natureAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:44:34 GMTMiller's 20 help No. 14 Princeton women beat Brown 79-67, N.J. (AP) — Michelle Miller had 20 points off the bench and No. 14 Princeton moved within a win of the all-time Ivy League record for best starts ever with a 79-67 win over Brown on Saturday night.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 01:08:30 GMTVenezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require tourist visas, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit the activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach.By HANNAH DREIERiGeneral newsInternational relationsEmbassiesProtests and demonstrationsDiplomacyArrestsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeVenezuelaUnited StatesCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:30:09 GMTO'Malley points to financial regulation as a campaign issue BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering entering the Democratic presidential race, said Saturday that financial regulation needs to be at the forefront of the 2016 campaign and suggested big banks need to be broken up if they might harm the nation.By BRUCE SMITHaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsCampaignsElectionsPolitical issuesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsNational electionsMyrtle BeachSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 02:09:43 GMTJeff Gordon takes a final spin at track that meant so much, Ga. (AP) — Jeff Gordon admired his latest retirement gift — a miniature race car for his two young children — and thanked the folks at Atlanta Motor Speedway for not going with the obvious choice.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Feb 2015 23:21:46 GMTVenezuela to limit US diplomat number, require tourist visas, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro announced Saturday that he will limit the number of U.S. diplomats allowed to work in Venezuela and also will require U.S. citizens to apply for visas if they want to visit.By HANNAH DREIERiGeneral newsInternational relationsProtests and demonstrationsTravelDiplomacyPassports and visasGovernment and politicsLeisure travelPolitical and civil unrestLifestyleVenezuelaUnited StatesCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 28 Feb 2015 23:27:05 GMTDel Zotto's SH goal lifts Flyers over Rangers (AP) — Michael Del Zotto's short-handed goal 1:19 into the third period lifted the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night.By AARON BRACYsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNew York CityPhiladelphiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 01 Mar 2015 04:17:24 GMTBlind dog rescued after being lost for 2 weeks in the cold, Alaska (AP) — A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester, Alaska, home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner.aGeneral newsOdditiesCold wavesDogsWeatherMammalsAnimalsFairbanksAlaskaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Feb 2015 23:49:51 GMTMaldives opposition to protest until ex-leader freed, Sri Lanka (AP) — An opposition lawmaker in the Maldives said her party will press on with street protests until the government frees a former president and current opposition leader.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeMaldivesSouth AsiaSri LankaAsia, 01 Mar 2015 00:56:20 GMTCops: 2 shot at T.I., Young Jeezy party in N. Carolina club, N.C. (AP) — Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot Saturday at a Charlotte nightclub where rappers T.I., Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti were advertised to appear, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police spokesman said.aGeneral newsCelebrityMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentViolent crimeCrimeCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 04:00:28 GMTMcClement scores 2 in Hurricanes' 5-3 win over Islanders, N.Y. (AP) — Jay McClement scored twice and Cam Ward made 21 saves as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-3 on Saturday for their third straight win.By ALLAN KREDAsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 01:13:31 GMTBeavers earn Pac-12 season title with 73-55 win over Cal, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State finally gets to cut down the nets.By ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsOregonCorvallisCaliforniaSeattleUnited StatesNorth AmericaWashington, 01 Mar 2015 00:57:50 GMTJudge: Man competent for trial in killings of 3 at meeting, Pa. (AP) — A man charged with opening fire during a municipal meeting in Pennsylvania, killing three people, is competent to stand trial, a judge has ruled.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 00:12:34 GMTHawks give 4 players rest, still top Heat 93-91 (AP) — Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Dennis Schroder added 16 points and 10 assists and the intentionally depleted Atlanta Hawks still had enough to beat the Miami Heat 93-91 on Saturday night.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsSports transactionsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:22:27 GMTIwundu's dunk gives Kansas St 70-69 win over No. 12 Iowa St, Kan. (AP) — Wesley Iwundu capped a 22-9 scoring run with a two-handed slam that gave Kansas State a 70-69 win over No. 12 Iowa State on Saturday and back-to-back Top 25 wins.sSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsManhattanKansasIowaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Feb 2015 23:56:53 GMTNo. 21 FGCU women top Jacksonville for 22nd-straight win MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Kaniesha Atwater scored 29 on 11-of-14 shooting to help No. 21 Florida Gulf Coast women beat Jacksonville 78-47 Saturday night and win its school-record 22nd-consecutive game.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsFort MyersJacksonvilleFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 02:06:15 GMTMarks, Webb lead BSU to 56-46 win vs No. 24 Aztecs DIEGO (AP) — Derrick Marks scored 18 points and James Webb III added 16 for Boise State, which rallied to stun No. 24 San Diego State 56-46 Saturday night to keep the Aztecs from clinching at least a share of the Mountain West Conference title.By BERNIE WILSONsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:21:14 GMTRand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close second HILL, Md. (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw poll.By JILL COLVINaGovernment and politicsPublic opinionPolitical partiesSocial affairsPolitical organizations, 01 Mar 2015 01:21:16 GMT