FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Apr 2015 22:01:56 -0700Judge: Fired Ohio State band director's lawsuit may proceed, Ohio (AP) — A band director fired by Ohio State University for allowing a "sexualized culture" within its celebrated marching band may move forward with his civil rights lawsuit against the school, a federal judge ruled Friday.aGeneral newsSportsHigher educationEducationNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial affairsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 02:59:16 GMTPolice: Gray should've received medical care before ride (AP) — In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested — before he was put inside a police van.By AMANDA LEE MYERS and TOM FOREMAN Jr.aGeneral newsArrestsCrimeProtests and demonstrationsLaw enforcement agenciesLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:49:50 GMTEx-Guantanamo detainees in Uruguay protest at US Embassy, Uruguay (AP) — Four freed Guantanamo Bay detainees protested in front of the U.S. Embassy on Friday night, saying they were angry about being asked to leave a Uruguayan hotel that had been housing them and demanding Washington help them financially.By LEONARDO HABERKORN and PETER PRENGAMANiGeneral newsEmbassiesGovernment and politicsInternational relationsUruguayCubaUnited StatesMontevideoSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanNorth AmericaMiddle East, 25 Apr 2015 03:05:52 GMTThis Date in Baseball — Cleveland's Addie Joss pitched a one-hitter in his major league debut. Joss allowed a scratch single to Jessie Burkett as the Indians beat the St. Louis Browns 3-0.By The Associated PresssBaseballDopingProfessional baseballRecord setting eventsMen's sportsCelebritySportsGeneral newsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballNew YorkIllinoisLos AngelesTexasNew York CitySan FranciscoCaliforniaMinnesotaOaklandPhiladelphiaColoradoCincinnatiBrooklynMichiganMissouriClevelandPennsylvaniaSt. LouisWisconsinKansasMassachusettsPittsburghKansas CityHoustonMontrealSeattleTorontoKansas CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhioQuebecCanadaWashingtonOntario, 25 Apr 2015 04:00:29 GMTHawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21 (AP) — A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor.By CATHY BUSSEWITZaBusinessGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsSmall businessLegislationLocal governmentsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsLegislatureHawaiiKailua-KonaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 02:49:46 GMTAttorneys: Memo shows special treatment for reserve deputy, Okla. (AP) — Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect, according to a report released Friday by lawyers for the dead man's family.By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesViolent crimeGovernment and politicsOklahomaTulsaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 02:50:51 GMT2 missing sisters found in Michigan after nearly 2 weeks POINT, Mich. (AP) — Two out-of-state sisters missing for nearly two weeks in Michigan survived on Girl Scout cookies and snow before they were discovered near Lake Superior in a remote area of the Upper Peninsula.aGeneral newsSiblingsRelationshipsLifestyleMichiganLake SuperiorUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:33:46 GMTAP Sportlight — Jack McCarthy of the Cubs became the only outfielder in major league history to throw out three runners at the plate, each of whom became the second out of a double play. The victims were the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 2-1 loss.By The Associated PresssWomen's boxingWomen's skatingDopingWomen's sportsWomen's golfNBA PlayoffsWomen's beach volleyballWomen's tennisMen's sportsMen's skatingMen's boxingStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's golfBoxingMen's beach volleyballMen's tennisBeach volleyballGolfCoachingSwimmingRecord setting eventsCoach retirementCollege footballBaseballSkatingNBA FinalsProfessional baseballSports governanceKentucky DerbyNFL DraftMen's soccerCrimeTennisSportsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballEventsVolleyball gamesAquaticsWomen's aquaticsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's aquaticsGeneral newsCollege sportsFootballProfessional footballSoccerThoroughbred racingHorse racingMen's college basketballCollege basketballNew YorkUnited StatesCanadaLos AngelesMiamiSan FranciscoNew York CityIllinoisPhiladelphiaMassachusettsMichiganJapanCharlotteBuffaloDetroitWisconsinPennsylvaniaTampaDallasSeattleHoustonPittsburghMontrealSan AntonioMinneapolisWashingtonTorontoMinnesotaEast AsiaBaltimoreSalemColoradoEdmontonNorth AmericaCaliforniaFloridaAsiaNorth CarolinaTexasQuebecOntarioMarylandOregonAlberta, 25 Apr 2015 04:00:28 GMTThousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle, Turkey (AP) — As dawn broke, families of soldiers, leaders and visitors gathered near former battlefields, honoring thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who fought in the World War I Gallipoli campaign on the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated British-led invasion.By DESMOND BUTLERiGeneral newsWorld War IEventsTurkeyNew ZealandMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeOceania, 25 Apr 2015 03:39:01 GMTSenators beat Canadiens 5-1 to force Game 6 (AP) — Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson brushed off a stick battle with Montreal forward Brandon Prust as easily as turned back the Canadiens on Friday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyOttawaMontrealOntarioCanadaNorth AmericaQuebec, 25 Apr 2015 03:25:35 GMTKeith Urban, Jimmy Cliff headline opening day of Jazz Fest ORLEANS (AP) — Friday's opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival highlighted a worldwide spectrum of musical influences, from the alternative Chicago-based rock band Wilco to Irish singer-guitarist Hozier and the Jamaican and reggae stylings of singer Jimmy Cliff.By STACEY PLAISANCEeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentWeatherGeneral newsNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 01:03:49 GMTLEADING OFF: Harvey Day in the Bronx, Hudson at Coors Field look at what's happening all around the major leagues Saturday:By The Associated PresssSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsBronxNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 02:46:01 GMTTeixeira, Pineda help Yanks end Mets' 11-game win streak YORK (AP) — On a night that felt more like October than late April, Michael Pineda gave the Yankees an impressive performance in a matchup all of New York could get behind in the World Series.By HOWIE RUMBERGsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityNew YorkBronxUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:07:32 GMTWinners and losers of the demise of the big Comcast deal YORK (AP) — In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging.By TALI ARBELhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCable televisionEntertainment and media technologyOnline mediaConsumer protection and advocacyGovernment regulationsTelecommunicationsIndustriesTelevisionMediaIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsConsumer affairs, 25 Apr 2015 02:03:10 GMTRays hit 3 homers in 12-3 victory over Blue Jays PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — James Loney, Rene Rivera and Tim Beckham each hit a two-run homer, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 12-3 on Friday night.By DICK SCANLONsSportsAthlete injuriesMLB Spring TrainingBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthEventsTampaTorontoFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 25 Apr 2015 01:55:27 GMTGolf Capsules, La. (AP) — Hudson Swafford shot a 6-under 66 for a share of the Zurich Classic lead with Boo Weekley when second-round play was suspended Friday because of the threat of severe weather.By The Associated PresssSportsMen's golfWomen's golfGolfMen's sportsWomen's sportsLouisianaShanghaiNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 02:20:48 GMTToday in History is Saturday, April 25, the 115th day of 2015. There are 250 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaUnited StatesGermanyNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Apr 2015 04:00:06 GMTMartinez pitches Cardinals past Brewers 3-0 (AP) — Carlos Martinez struck out eight in seven innings, Jason Heyward and Jhonny Peralta homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 Friday night.By RICH ROVITOsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:15:30 GMTStarbucks reports register outage in stores in US, Canada (AP) — Starbucks says a sales register computer glitch has disrupted sales at 8,000 company-operated stores in the United States and Canada.aBusinessGeneral newsCanadaSeattleUnited StatesWashingtonNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 01:34:03 GMTYost insists Royals not to blame for string of fights (AP) — Manager Ned Yost insists his Kansas City Royals are not at fault for a string of fights. He blames the other teams.By ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaChicagoOaklandUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinois, 25 Apr 2015 01:03:21 GMTTime magazine longtime film critic Richard Corliss dies YORK (AP) — Richard Corliss, the longtime film critic for Time magazine, has died after suffering a major stroke last week, the magazine said Friday. He was 71.eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentObituaries, 25 Apr 2015 01:01:20 GMTAide to Mississippi Sen. Cochran arrested on drug charge (AP) — An aide to Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has been charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine after federal agents raided his home.wGovernment and politicsDrug-related crimeArrestsLegislatureCrimeGeneral newsLaw and orderUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:37:27 GMTRangers advance on Hagelin's OT goal, 2-1 YORK (AP) — Teammate J.T. Miller looked at Carl Hagelin and shook his head in admiration.By BARRY WILNERsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:14:46 GMTCubs score 4 times in 11th for 7-3 win over Reds (AP) — Jonathan Herrera singled home the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, and David Ross followed with a bases-loaded double that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.By JOE KAYsSportsBaseballSports transactionsSports businessProfessional baseballMen's sportsCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:08:00 GMTYnoa, Butler send Rockies to 6-4 win over Giants (AP) — Pinch-hitter Rafael Ynoa snapped a sixth-inning tie with an RBI double, Eddie Butler was backed by stellar defense over six shaky innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Friday night.By PAT GRAHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:59:56 GMTHarden, Howard lead Rockets to 130-128 win, 3-0 lead on Mavs (AP) — James Harden deferred to Dwight Howard and his role players when Houston swept two games at home to open a first-round series against Dallas.By SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsDallasHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:29:35 GMTPrado's tiebreaking single in 8th helps Marlins top Nats 3-2 (AP) — Martin Prado broke a tie with an eighth-inning single, and four pitchers combined on a six-hitter to help the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Friday night.By STEVEN WINEsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 01:56:31 GMTMissing mariner is man who survived 12 days lost at sea (AP) — A Hawaii fisherman is missing again, just a few months after surviving 12 days lost at sea.By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMissing personsAccidentsAccidents and disastersHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 02:51:34 GMTCanadian Henderson shoots tournament record for LPGA lead CITY, Calif. (AP) — Brooke Henderson has no photo on the LPGA Tour's website and has to rely on sponsor exemptions to get into tournaments after being denied an age waiver to even play at Q-school.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsWomen's golfGolfU.S. Open Women's Golf ChampionshipsWomen's sportsEventsCaliforniaEast AsiaMercedUnited StatesNorth AmericaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 02:04:51 GMTChinese feminist: Long hours of interrogations after release (AP) — One of five leading Chinese feminist advocates says she went through lengthy and verbally abusive interrogations after she was conditionally released in a case that has attracted international attention.iGeneral newsPolitical activismPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 04:07:08 GMTColumn: Bonds, Clemens, Rose deserve to be in Cooperstown Bonds and Roger Clemens deserve their plaques in Cooperstown.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsDopingDoping regulationsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 25 Apr 2015 00:42:16 GMTQuestions after Indiana school stage collapse injures 16 (AP) — The superintendent of an Indiana school district where a stage collapsed, injuring 16 high school students when they plunged an orchestra pit, said Friday that the section that gave way was only a few years old, but it's unclear whether it was ever subject to inspection.By RICK CALLAHANaGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationSchool administrationAccidents and disastersAccidentsEducationSocial affairsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentIndianaIndianapolisUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 02:09:01 GMTMan charged with making threats in Islamic State group case PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minneapolis man was charged Friday with threatening law enforcement officials and writing on Twitter that a "massacre" would happen if authorities did not free six men who were arrested earlier this week and accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.By AMY FORLITIaGeneral newsExtortion and threatsLegal proceedingsSocial mediaCrimeIntelligence agenciesLaw and orderOnline mediaMediaGovernment and politicsMinnesotaUnited StatesMinneapolisNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:49:19 GMTWall, Pierce get Wiz past Raptors 106-99 for 3-0 series lead (AP) — John Wall drew choruses of "M-V-P!" from the crowd by producing 19 points and 15 assists, 37-year-old Paul Pierce hit two key late 3-pointers, and the Washington Wizards closed in on a first-round playoff sweep by beating the Toronto Raptors 106-99 on Friday night.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsDistrict of ColumbiaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 25 Apr 2015 03:12:47 GMTThousands attend 1st 'preppers' expo in Utah suburb LAKE CITY (AP) — Hundreds of survivalists and "preppers" are gathering in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy for the first PrepperCon, featuring demonstrations of underground bunkers, food storage and armored vehicles.aGeneral newsFood and drinkLifestyleSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 00:33:37 GMTLEADING OFF: Hudson at Coors Field, Strasburg faces Marlins look at what's happening all around the major leagues Saturday:By The Associated PresssSportsMen's sportsProfessional baseballBaseball, 25 Apr 2015 01:21:46 GMT3 crew members injured in pit road fire at Richmond, Va. (AP) — NASCAR says three pit road crew members were taken to a hospital after a fire broke out on pit road Friday night during the Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway.By The Associated PresssSportsAutomobile racingNASCARFiresAccidents and disastersGeneral newsRichmondVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:03:11 GMTUN: Myanmar stability at risk if Rohingya issue not solved NATIONS (AP) — Stability in Myanmar's most sensitive region can't be achieved unless it addresses the issue of citizenship for minority Rohingya Muslims, the United Nations secretary-general warned its authorities Friday.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsMyanmarSoutheast AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 00:22:27 GMTHolt's 8th-inning HR lifts Red Sox past skidding Orioles 7-5 (AP) — Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Darren O'Day in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat Baltimore 7-5 Friday night to extend the Orioles' losing streak to five games.By DAVID GINSBURGsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 02:59:02 GMTVenezuela prosecutor may put jailed mayor in house arrest, Venezuela (AP) — The jailed mayor of Venezuela's capital may be released from prison to house arrest for health reasons.By JORGE RUEDAiGeneral newsCrimeMilitary correctional systemsArrestsMunicipal governmentsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsLaw and orderLocal governmentsVenezuelaCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 Apr 2015 02:11:30 GMTStarbucks: Computer outage disrupts sales in US, Canada (AP) — A computer outage affecting sales registers disrupted sales Friday at 8,000 company-operated Starbucks stores in the United States and Canada.By CHRIS GRYGIELaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesInformation technologyCanadaSeattlePhoenixUnited StatesWashingtonNorth AmericaArizona, 25 Apr 2015 03:01:53 GMTFBI: Korean firm scammed out of $375K for fake Pharrell show (AP) — A man scammed a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by claiming he worked with a Japanese talent agency that could help the company book a concert by musician Pharrell Williams, FBI agents in Pennsylvania said.By JOE MANDAKaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentIdentity theftLaw enforcement agenciesMaterials industryIndustriesMedia and entertainment industryCrimeGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaPittsburghPennsylvaniaEast AsiaAsiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 02:42:47 GMTFreeman error allows winning run, Phillies beat Braves 1-0 (AP) — Freddie Freeman mishandled Ben Revere's ground ball to first, allowing Freddy Galvis to score in the ninth to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 1-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.By AARON BRACYsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 02:19:15 GMTNew video raises questions in 2013 Florida police shooting PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida deputy's shooting of an unarmed black man nearly two years ago was under renewed scrutiny Friday following the emergence of a video.By MATT SEDENSKYaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceProtests and demonstrationsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestFloridaWest Palm BeachUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 01:57:26 GMTPolice: NYC airplane cleaner pocketed 1,429 liquor bottles YORK (AP) — Police say an airplane cleaner has been arrested on charges she pocketed nearly $15,000 worth of contraband from planes grounded in New York City, including nearly 1,500 unopened bottles of liquor.aGeneral newsTheftCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 01:00:19 GMTHillary Clinton plans campaign trip to Nevada VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton will travel to Nevada next month, adding it to the roster of early-voting states she is visiting at the beginning of her presidential campaign.By NICHOLAS RICCARDIpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsNational electionsElectionsNevadaClintonUnited StatesNorth AmericaIowa, 25 Apr 2015 02:02:41 GMTBruce Jenner: My brain is more female than male YORK (AP) — Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner told the world that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman" in an extraordinary television interview aired Friday about gender confusion he first felt as a youngster trying on his mother's and sister's dresses.By DAVID BAUDERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLifestyleSportsTelevision programsParentingEntertainmentRelationshipsGender issuesSocial issuesSocial affairs, 25 Apr 2015 04:02:48 GMTPhilippines, China trade accusations over sea threats, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines accused China of aggressive maneuvers against its reconnaissance plane and fishermen in disputed seas where Beijing has stepped up construction of artificial islands, but China reiterated its claim on the strategic waterways.By OLIVER TEVESiGeneral newsInternational tradeTerritorial disputesEconomyBusinessWar and unrestPhilippinesChinaManilaBeijingSoutheast AsiaEast AsiaSouth China SeaAsiaGreater China, 25 Apr 2015 01:30:26 GMTMoss hits 2 HRs and drives in 7 as Indians rout Tigers 13-1 (AP) — Brandon Moss homered twice and drove in seven runs, Danny Salazar struck out a career-high 11 and the Cleveland Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-1 Friday night.By DAVE HOGGsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 02:31:22 GMTRoyals-White Sox suspended by rain after 8 innings (AP) — Friday night's game between Kansas City and Chicago has been suspended by rain with the Royals and White Sox tied at 2 heading into the ninth inning.By PATRICK ROSEsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 25 Apr 2015 04:04:18 GMT