FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:18:52 -0700Condition upgraded for victim of firetruck crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f35f64a252ab4930ba86eee61150a3f3MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have upgraded the condition of a man who was critically injured in a Los Angeles-area crash involving two firetrucks.JOHN ROGERSaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMontereyCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f35f64a252ab4930ba86eee61150a3f3Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:46:17 GMTWoman, teenager found dead in Lake Erie; 2 missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e403a13b54be480ca62e38088abe55e2TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The bodies of two of four missing boaters were recovered in western Lake Erie on Thursday, a day after the group left for an afternoon of fishing and sent pictures to relatives.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMissing personsToledoOhioLake ErieUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e403a13b54be480ca62e38088abe55e2Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:22:55 GMTWorks by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquezhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e0e5ff6a9a148f6b2f60dfc2a90a5a4Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was among Latin America's most popular writers and widely considered the father of a literary style known as magic realism.The Associated PressaGeneral newsObituarieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e0e5ff6a9a148f6b2f60dfc2a90a5a4Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:01:14 GMTFraternity shuts Ole Miss branch after noose tyinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd72b76b6c844f208946d5116e8ab3c9JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the then-all white Southern college.JEFF AMYaGeneral newsAfrican-AmericansRace and ethnicityVandalismCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsSocial affairsHigher educationEducationSocial issuesCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd72b76b6c844f208946d5116e8ab3c9Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:37:50 GMTJury convicts husband in Iraqi woman's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8a23eefd2ac4069a88e25f985e08a1eEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — An Iraqi immigrant was convicted Thursday of bludgeoning his wife to death in a case that initially was considered a hate crime because a note found next to her body said: "This is my country, go back to yours, you terrorist."ELLIOT SPAGATaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeHate crimesImmigrationLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsIraqCaliforniaSan DiegoUnited StatesDetroitMiddle EastNorth AmericaMichiganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8a23eefd2ac4069a88e25f985e08a1eThu, 17 Apr 2014 22:54:50 GMTDirty creek, old purse solve four-decade mysteryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77b2cc2ae9c543cf94a0d26df22b5d8bELK POINT, S.D. (AP) — Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson had planned to celebrate the end of the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry along a gravel road.CARSON WALKERaGeneral newsMissing personsCrimeSouth DakotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77b2cc2ae9c543cf94a0d26df22b5d8bThu, 17 Apr 2014 21:38:15 GMTRyu pitches Dodgers past Giants 2-1 to avoid sweephttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b7037feaf3042c2a220eb6e48727af9SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu stretched his road scoreless streak to 26 innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Thursday to avoid a sweep.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSan FranciscoLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b7037feaf3042c2a220eb6e48727af9Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:01:17 GMT1 dead, 1 injured in California boating accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/792f214585154b18b318c29f92538ed9SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — What was intended to be a fun night of sailing turned deadly as one person was killed and another seriously injured when their sailboat collided with a channel marker buoy in the San Francisco Bay, authorities said Thursday.TERRY COLLINSaGeneral newsAccidentsSailingAccidents and disastersTransportationSportsCaliforniaSan FranciscoSan Francisco BayUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/792f214585154b18b318c29f92538ed9Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:36:43 GMTGarcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f8d3461237f46e2bb547b58ff4b4c09MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.E. EDUARDO CASTILLOFRANK BAJAKiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureMunicipal governmentsNewspapersJournalismObituariesGovernment and politicsNews mediaEntertainmentLocal governmentsMediaColombiaBogotaCubaMexicoVenezuelaMexico CityUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaCaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f8d3461237f46e2bb547b58ff4b4c09Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:37:32 GMTConfused, chaotic scene described on sinking ferryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba21a8acdc0c49428e0dcb9e57aa9c03MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — There was chaos and confusion on the bridge of a sinking ferry, with the captain first trying to stabilize the listing vessel before ordering its evacuation, a crewman said Thursday.FOSTER KLUGYOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba21a8acdc0c49428e0dcb9e57aa9c03Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:41:35 GMTAltidore's playing time a concern for Klinsmannhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f265807e002d44f7b0dfdb424a349960Jozy Altidore's disappointing first season with England's Sunderland has less than a month remaining, and it appears as though the American's struggles for playing time aren't finished.KURT VOIGTsInternational soccerSoccerSports2014 FIFA World CupFIFA World CupMen's soccerAthlete injuriesProfessional soccerTattoosEventsMen's sportsAthlete healthBeauty and fashionLifestyleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f265807e002d44f7b0dfdb424a349960Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:50:02 GMTGirl's memorial being held at basketball arenahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7ac8a502cc644ffac138002309bb73eEAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An 8-year-old Michigan State basketball fan whose battle with cancer inspired the team's players, coaches and many more beyond the hardwood was honored by thousands of her closest friends at a memorial service in East Lansing.LARRY LAGEaGeneral newsSportsFunerals and memorial servicesCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's basketballMen's sportsLansingMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7ac8a502cc644ffac138002309bb73eThu, 17 Apr 2014 23:46:03 GMTSuns join list of 'best' teams to miss playoffshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ccfa50bdfd547438cd8d40e21ef0ed5PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns are the "best team not to make the playoffs."BOB BAUMsSportsNBA PlayoffsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ccfa50bdfd547438cd8d40e21ef0ed5Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:10:28 GMTSharper loses bid to be released on bailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94142187860e47dfb34f485c1330a380PHOENIX (AP) — Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper has lost his bid to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an Arizona judge decided there's enough evidence to move forward with charges against him.JACQUES BILLEAUDaGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderProfessional footballFootballArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94142187860e47dfb34f485c1330a380Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:58:14 GMTMan suing 'X-Men' director says he reported abusehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9271bb8fa67442868f65b738db93a44cLOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who claims he was sexually abused by "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer said Thursday that he reported the molestation to authorities at the time, and does not know why charges were never pursued.ANTHONY McCARTNEYOSKAR GARCIAeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsLaw and orderCrimes against childrenReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesCelebrityLos AngelesHollywoodHawaiiCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9271bb8fa67442868f65b738db93a44cThu, 17 Apr 2014 23:17:10 GMTMan said to be homesick for prison gets 3½ yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/872680d4cc184da9bfd32546e2a0f328CHICAGO (AP) — An ex-con who spent most of his adult life in behind bars on Thursday got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank. The 74-year-old gets to go back to the place he called home — prison.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderTheftChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/872680d4cc184da9bfd32546e2a0f328Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:02:38 GMTOregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0e849a24b394928b0655b8900ceb940PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities.GOSIA WOZNIACKAaGeneral newsImmigrationNational courtsSocial issuesSocial affairsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryLegal proceedingsLaw and orderOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0e849a24b394928b0655b8900ceb940Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:35:09 GMTKim Novak speaks out against Oscar night 'bullies'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c53dad9d7e3444b2bee125f10605becfLOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Novak is speaking out about criticism about how she looked on stage at last month's Academy Awards.aAward showsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMovie awardsMoviesGeneral newsTelevision programsCelebrityAcademy AwardsEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c53dad9d7e3444b2bee125f10605becfFri, 18 Apr 2014 00:03:24 GMTGabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b429932111464304998cb7ed8bbcc3a0MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.E. EDUARDO CASTILLOFRANK BAJAKiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureMunicipal governmentsNewspapersJournalismObituariesGovernment and politicsNews mediaEntertainmentLocal governmentsMediaColombiaBogotaCubaVenezuelaMexicoMexico CityUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaCaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b429932111464304998cb7ed8bbcc3a0Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:26:39 GMTFlight lands safely in Indiana after threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b94bde82134945fda61f362f44bd506eINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis airport spokesman says a Southwest Airlines flight has safely made an emergency landing after the airline received some kind of threat.aGeneral newsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b94bde82134945fda61f362f44bd506eFri, 18 Apr 2014 00:05:20 GMTMilitary shell prompted evacuation of hundredshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa448d047e7041cdb09deb3c46af6c8aSOLVANG, Calif. (AP) — An old but still potentially explosive military shell that was found in an alley was safely destroyed early Thursday, ending an evacuation that emptied hundreds of homes and businesses in this Central California tourist town.aGeneral newsEvacuationsBomb threatsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa448d047e7041cdb09deb3c46af6c8aThu, 17 Apr 2014 22:27:22 GMTJudge in gay marriage case asks pointed questionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1e6ac1979a74bdcb08d4416d1119a01DENVER (AP) — A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.KRISTI EATONNICHOLAS RICCARDIaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansNational courtsCourtsMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesNational governmentsGovernment and politicsJudiciaryOklahomaUnited StatesUtahNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1e6ac1979a74bdcb08d4416d1119a01Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:06:55 GMTNFL, lawyers at work on $765M concussion dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4188214ffc8485db75629248635db0cPHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge overseeing thousands of NFL concussion-linked lawsuits says lawyers are still working to address her concerns about a proposed $765 million fund.aGeneral newsSportsAthlete injuriesLegal proceedingsAthlete healthLaw and orderProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4188214ffc8485db75629248635db0cThu, 17 Apr 2014 22:09:43 GMT4th US Navy official charged in bribery schemehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1f958c6d4884a5c95d0ba03c06029d5SAN DIEGO (AP) — Prosecutors say a fourth member of the U.S. Navy has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of giving cash, vacations and the services of prostitutes in exchange for information.aGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestMilitary legal affairsCrimeMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSan DiegoUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1f958c6d4884a5c95d0ba03c06029d5Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:49:01 GMTChelsea Clinton expecting first childhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef80ca322fca4f6eb15151ba6d32fc78WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.KEN THOMASlLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationships2016 United States Presidential ElectionCabinet appointments and nominationsPhilanthropic foundationsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsCabinetsGovernment appointments and nominationsNational electionsElectionsPhilanthropySocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef80ca322fca4f6eb15151ba6d32fc78Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:19:11 GMTUS stock market ends higher as earnings pour inhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b117063764da4b58a87dad1974f8bf77Corporate earnings pushed U.S. stocks mostly higher on Thursday, but it wasn't an easy ride up.ALEX VEIGAaBusinessGeneral newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsFinancial marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b117063764da4b58a87dad1974f8bf77Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:56:10 GMTCan Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93b87deb664d4b9a8b82990dad296d58To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93b87deb664d4b9a8b82990dad296d58Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:46:02 GMTPolice: Suspect in custody in KC highway shootingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abac8689910548f2a1ee86bf583f4413KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City's police chief says a suspect in a string of random highway shootings that have wounded three people is in custody.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeKansas CityKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaKansashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abac8689910548f2a1ee86bf583f4413Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:04:00 GMTPolice: Man ate pot candy before shooting wifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d58f509e4127496eaaf7e70a547ee14aDENVER (AP) — A Denver man accused of killing his wife while she was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher ate marijuana-infused candy before the attack, according to search warrants released Thursday.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d58f509e4127496eaaf7e70a547ee14aThu, 17 Apr 2014 23:29:56 GMTNobel laureate Garcia Marquez dies at 87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91392731d7324b72958212c6125ea8a2MEXICO CITY (AP) — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose intoxicating novels and short stories exposed millions outside Latin America to its passions, superstition, violence and social inequality, died at home in Mexico City on Thursday. He was 87.E. EDUARDO CASTILLOFRANK BAJAKiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureObituariesGovernment and politicsNews mediaEntertainmentMediaColombiaMexicoVenezuelaMexico CityLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaNorth AmericaCentral Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91392731d7324b72958212c6125ea8a2Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:54:04 GMTDutch man's case may be linked to Amanda Toddhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1b15532ae534ca6937400825b5ad098AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch prosecutors have filed indecent assault and child pornography charges against a 35-year-old man suspected of blackmailing underage girls to perform sexual acts in front of a webcam.TOBY STERLINGiGeneral newsExtortion and threatsCrimes against childrenCrimeNetherlandsWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1b15532ae534ca6937400825b5ad098Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:38:29 GMTUkrainian unity on display with peaceful rallieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a020767b432410dac2f8b918fe42d79MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Thousands gathered for peaceful demonstrations Thursday in at least four eastern cities to denounce Russia for its perceived meddling in Ukrainian affairs, a day after the most lethal clash so far killed three pro-Russian activists.PETER LEONARDYURAS KARMANAUiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestUkraineDonetskKievRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a020767b432410dac2f8b918fe42d79Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:48:38 GMTDays after shooting, 'Virunga' premiers at Tribecahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85ebc3b4a22c44f4b1c939e0d6dde6faNEW YORK (AP) — Days after the director of Africa's oldest national park was shot by gunmen, a documentary about those who protect Virunga National Park from armed poachers and encroaching oil interests premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.JAKE COYLEeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentDocumentariesTribeca Film FestivalEventsViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85ebc3b4a22c44f4b1c939e0d6dde6faThu, 17 Apr 2014 23:26:21 GMTWhoopi Goldberg writes Denver Post cannabis columnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a974b1b7a1a74517b2475b3b6b267d6fDENVER (AP) — Whoopi Goldberg says she's in love with her marijuana-vaporizing pen.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsHealthTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityOnline news mediaOnline mediaMediaNews mediahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a974b1b7a1a74517b2475b3b6b267d6fThu, 17 Apr 2014 22:10:37 GMTUkraine OKs intl court, may probe Kiev deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1702f5bbb5843038adb2fd81392db92THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ukraine has accepted the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court, opening the way for a possible investigation of the violent crackdown by former President Viktor Yanukovych's government on demonstrators, the court announced Thursday.MIKE CORDERiGeneral newsCrimeGovernment and politicsUkraineKievEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1702f5bbb5843038adb2fd81392db92Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:57:57 GMTOld timey car to replace NYC horse carriages shownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d0335544c0349b0be46b893a81043b8NEW YORK (AP) — An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City was presented Thursday at the New York International Auto Show, as critics expressed their distaste for the idea.DEEPTI HAJELAhtBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleAutomotive technologyLegislationIndustrial technologyTechnologyGreen vehicle technologyGreen technologyEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLegislatureGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkManhattanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d0335544c0349b0be46b893a81043b8Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:01:37 GMTTigers hold on for 7-5 win over Indianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebba507f907b4602856899ce2a0e55ddDETROIT (AP) — Ian Kinsler's first few weeks with Detroit have been just what the Tigers were hoping for.NOAH TRISTERsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebba507f907b4602856899ce2a0e55ddThu, 17 Apr 2014 21:53:48 GMT2 boaters found dead in Lake Erie ID'd; 2 missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa0c0ff78901458c9c22f7cb8b4a1cc9TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio authorities have identified a teenage girl and a woman whose bodies were recovered in western Lake Erie near where their partially submerged boat was found. Two men were onboard with them and are now missing.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMissing personsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryToledoOhioLake ErieUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa0c0ff78901458c9c22f7cb8b4a1cc9Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:52:03 GMTTacoma zoo's trained owl spooked, flies offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2d0eb5579f442dab42c253303d1eb5fTACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Tacoma zoo says a Eurasian eagle owl named Forrest that is trained to fly during performances of its outdoor theater got spooked and flew off into a nearby park.aGeneral newsOdditiesOwlsBirdsAnimalsWashingtonTacomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2d0eb5579f442dab42c253303d1eb5fThu, 17 Apr 2014 23:59:56 GMTObama voices skepticism on Russia in Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4773d8193ba4f0f9184b79bd014d06bWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama conveyed skepticism Thursday about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and said the United State and its allies are ready to impose fresh sanctions if Moscow doesn't make good on its commitments.JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsInternational relationsDiplomacyForeign policyGovernment policyUkraineRussiaUnited StatesKievSlovakiaGenevaEastern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaSwitzerlandWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4773d8193ba4f0f9184b79bd014d06bThu, 17 Apr 2014 23:53:35 GMTWal-Mart jumps into the money transfer biz, loudlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d19acb5bee534c4083364a4f0e93bc32NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is delving deeper into financial services at its stores and shaking up the money transfer business.ANNE D'INNOCENZIOfBusinessEstuariesProducts and servicesCorporate newsCorporate stockEnvironment and natureUnionUnited StatesSouth CarolinaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d19acb5bee534c4083364a4f0e93bc32Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:05:33 GMTAereo CEO speaks on future of company, industryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3f59c7798b145cda1991b4fe5d13867NEW YORK (AP) — The future of Aereo, an online service that provides over-the-air TV channels, hinges on a battle with broadcasters that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court next week.ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTechnologyTelevision programsEntertainmentCable televisionCorporate managementBroadcast televisionSatellite televisionTelevisionMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesMediaCorporate newsPersonnelTelecommunicationsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3f59c7798b145cda1991b4fe5d13867Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:35:35 GMTUS goalie Howard commits to Everton 2 more yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9326741df3d44377914cf6bca820de5fLONDON (AP) — American goalkeeper Tim Howard has signed a two-year contract extension to stay with Everton until 2018.sSportsMen's soccerSoccerSports transactionsSports businessMen's sportsProfessional soccerUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9326741df3d44377914cf6bca820de5fThu, 17 Apr 2014 22:19:23 GMTGulf Arab states strike new deal to heal riftshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2b43745a2b34578b5d8d4daecf26657RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Western-allied Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council said Thursday the bloc has agreed on the mechanisms to implement a security pact, marking a possible first step toward bridging deep rifts among its six energy-rich states.ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRIAYA BATRAWYiGeneral newsDiplomacyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesUnited Arab EmiratesSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastEgyptRiyadhDohaQatarOmanNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2b43745a2b34578b5d8d4daecf26657Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:38:03 GMTPolice: Student ate more pot than recommendedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abe09cbc67f64bd58f3c5c942e6d0932DENVER (AP) — A Wyoming college student who jumped to his death at a Denver hotel had eaten more of a marijuana cookie than was recommended by a seller, police records show — a finding that comes amid increased concern about the strength of popular pot edibles after Colorado became the first state to legalize recreational marijuana.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsHealthDrug-related crimeRecreational drug laws and regulationsCrimeViolent crimeGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abe09cbc67f64bd58f3c5c942e6d0932Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:06:56 GMT911 calls capture chaos after truck-on-bus crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9b9d86b3da445e0ae4402428d1d62b1ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — With shrieks in the background, a shocked passenger struggled to recount to an emergency dispatcher how a FedEx tractor-trailer smashed into a tour bus carrying high school students. In other 911 calls released Thursday, motorists described explosions after the fiery wreck that left 10 people dead.FENIT NIRAPPILJUSTIN PRITCHARDaGeneral newsAccidentsTransportationExplosionsFiresTrafficAccidents and disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9b9d86b3da445e0ae4402428d1d62b1Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:02:22 GMTIRS audits less than 1 percent of big partnershipshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79676ecdad0140d9b060bf216e410dc3WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service audits fewer than 1 percent of large business partnerships, according to a government report released Tuesday.STEPHEN OHLEMACHERwBusinessGovernment and politicsPersonal taxesLegislatureGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsProfessional servicesIndustriesPersonal financeFinancial servicesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79676ecdad0140d9b060bf216e410dc3Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:24:33 GMTMinnesota State team to return under Hoffnerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9204c8ad774a46488d797b1582f8982eMANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota State football players ended their boycott of spring practice and said Thursday they will play for coach Todd Hoffner, who was reinstated after being exonerated of having child pornography on his cellphone.aGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCoachingFootballCollege sportsMankatoMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9204c8ad774a46488d797b1582f8982eThu, 17 Apr 2014 22:51:28 GMTKouzmanoff, Rangers beat Mariners 8-6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f562410ec4b4b81b38fe4d17fe76ff8ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kevin Kouzmanoff delivered again, doubling twice and scoring two runs as the Texas Rangers beat Seattle Mariners 8-6 Thursday.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f562410ec4b4b81b38fe4d17fe76ff8Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:57:24 GMTWorld reacts to death of Gabriel Garcia Marquezhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0ce1e8be20141e0ba9f9e10dedd9538Reaction to death of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez:The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsObituariesColombiaLatin America and CaribbeanSouth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0ce1e8be20141e0ba9f9e10dedd9538Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:56:49 GMT