FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 18 Apr 2015 13:36:15 -0700Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35, Afghanistan (AP) — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country's president blamed on the Islamic State group.By LYNNE O'DONNELL and RAHIM FAIEZiGeneral newsBombingsTerrorismMilitant groupsWar crimesWar and unrestGovernment and politicsAfghanistanEgyptIraqPakistanUnited StatesMiddle EastCentral AsiaAsiaNorth AfricaAfricaSouth AsiaNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:36:08 GMTKenseth content in car and not contemplating retirement, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Kenseth is just a year younger than Jeff Gordon, who has already said he'll retire at the end of this season.By JENNA FRYERsSportsAutomobile racingAthlete retirementNASCARTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 18:51:54 GMTRookie G Darling to start for Blackhawks in Game 3 vs Preds (AP) — Rookie Scott Darling will start in goal in place of Corey Crawford for the Blackhawks against the Predators in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.By MATT CARLSONsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:56:34 GMTPhillies snap 6-game skid, defeat Nationals 5-3 (AP) — Odubel Herrera had three hits and scored twice, Aaron Harang pitched six innings and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a six-game losing streak with a 5-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday.By HARVEY VALENTINEsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sports, 18 Apr 2015 20:21:15 GMTTime plus distance help some Oklahoma City victims move on CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City bombing thrust Diane Koch into the life of a crime victim's advocate for 13 years, until she realized she had to leave the state to start a new chapter of life.By TIM TALLEYaGeneral newsCrimeBombingsOklahomaOklahoma CityUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 20:07:46 GMTSpain PM says fraud probe into ex-minister damages his party (AP) — An investigation into an ex-minister and former International Monetary Fund chief over alleged fraud and money laundering is damaging Spain's ruling Popular Party, which faces a general election late this year, the prime minister said Saturday.By HAROLD HECKLEiBusinessGeneral newsGeneral electionsFraud and false statementsElectionsGovernment and politicsCrimeMadridSpainWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2015 19:40:22 GMTSinger Sam Hunt rising in both country and pop worlds YORK (AP) — Rising country star Sam Hunt may be finding success on the pop charts, but don't fret — he won't pull a Taylor Swift.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentAcademy of Country Music AwardsEventsAward showsMusic awardsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 17:01:24 GMTSerena Williams gets a rare test from Giorgi but holds on, Italy (AP) — Nineteen Grand Slam titles. Nearly 20 years as a professional. An undefeated record this year. And not one career loss in the Fed Cup.By ANDREW DAMPFsSportsFed CupWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2015 16:40:39 GMTEarth Day aims to reach millions with 'Angry Birds' game (AP) — The hugely popular game "Angry Birds" is showing Earth Day some love this year.By BRETT ZONGKERwArts and entertainmentGeneral newsAnimals, 18 Apr 2015 17:10:50 GMTTom Watson: Next Masters might be his last HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Two-time Masters champion Tom Watson says his next visit to play Augusta National might be his last.sSportsMen's sportsGolfMen's golfHilton Head IslandSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 17:37:40 GMTNearly 20 years after paralyzing hockey injury, Roy turns 40 (AP) — Fifteen rows up, Travis Roy watched from his wheelchair as the goalie for his former team scored for the opponent in the NCAA championship game.By HOWARD ULMANsSportsMen's hockeyHockeyCollege hockeyCollege sportsProfessional hockeyMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 17:53:53 GMTCyprus passes insolvency laws, clears rescue program hurdle, Cyprus (AP) — Lawmakers in Cyprus on Saturday passed key insolvency laws designed to open the taps for more international bailout cash.By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsFinancial servicesIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsGovernment financeCyprusEuropeWestern Europe, 18 Apr 2015 16:20:44 GMTThe Latest: Presidential contenders woo New Hampshire voters p.m. (EDT)By The Associated PresspGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionCampaignsPrimary electionsDiplomacyPolitical partiesGun politicsNational electionsElectionsInternational relationsPolitical organizationsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsNew HampshireUnited StatesArkansasHopeOhioLouisianaNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:59:30 GMTMan who went on 9-day killing spree in 1977 denied parole ANA, Calif. (AP) — A convicted California serial killer who went on a nine-day rampage that claimed the lives of four people has been denied parole and cannot reapply for seven years.aGeneral newsCrimeCaliforniaSanta AnaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 18:39:45 GMTArrest of Gulf Cartel chief sparks Mexico border gunfights CITY (AP) — Authorities say the arrest of the man who headed the once powerful Gulf Cartel sparked the gunfights and blockades of burning vehicles that left at least three people dead near Mexico's border with the United States.The Associated PressiGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 18 Apr 2015 19:03:14 GMTFinance officials see rising risks to economic recovery (AP) — World finance officials said Saturday they see a number of threats on the horizon for a global economy still clawing back from the deepest recession in seven decades, and the Greek debt default presents the most immediate risk.By MARTIN CRUTSINGER and HARRY DUNPHYwBusinessGovernment and politicsEconomyGovernment payGovernment business and financeFinancial servicesIndustriesGreeceUnited StatesEast AsiaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaAsia, 18 Apr 2015 19:22:59 GMTFed Cup: Russia on brink of final with 2-0 lead over Germany, Russia (AP) — Russia was on the brink of making the Fed Cup final with a 2-0 lead after Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova saved a match point to beat Germany's Sabine Lisicki on Saturday.By JAMES ELLINGWORTHsSportsFed CupWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsRussiaGermanySochiEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe, 18 Apr 2015 17:13:11 GMTDifferent paths to peace after Oklahoma City bombing CITY (AP) — Time has healed some wounds for relatives of those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing 20 years ago this weekend, but some have found that moving on meant moving away.By TIM TALLEYaGeneral newsBombingsOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 20:05:13 GMTMusical chairs: Who would Shelton want in his 'Voice' seat?, Texas (AP) — Musical chairs is a common game on "The Voice." Pharrell is sitting in a seat originally owned by CeeLo Green and once occupied by Usher, while Shakira and Gwen Stefani have filled in when Christina Aguilera took a hiatus from the show.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAcademy of Country Music AwardsEventsAward showsMusic awardsBryanTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:05:49 GMTYemen militia says it is besieging rebels at strategic base, Yemen (AP) — Militiamen loyal to Yemen's exiled president besieged an air base Saturday once crucial to the U.S. drone program targeting al-Qaida militants in the country, trying to dislodge the Shiite rebels holding the complex, a spokesman said.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsMilitant groupsWar and unrestDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 17:30:50 GMTAbreu, LaRoche lead White Sox to 12-3 win against Tigers (AP) — Jose Abreu hit a grand slam, Adam LaRoche added a three-run homer and four RBIs, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 12-3 on Saturday.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsDetroitMichiganIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 20:23:11 GMTCharges dismissed against Missouri officer in shooting CITY, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed charges against a Missouri police officer who was indicted in the nonfatal shooting of a man during an arrest last summer, saying they wouldn't have been able to get a conviction.By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderKansas CityMissouriKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:58:14 GMTEx-boxing champ Wilfredo Gomez detained, but no charges JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Former three-time boxing champion Wilfredo Gomez will not face any charges after police detained him Saturday while investigating allegations of domestic violence, authorities said.iGeneral newsSportsArrestsBoxingLaw and orderCrimeSan JuanPuerto RicoCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 18 Apr 2015 20:37:19 GMTPierce leads Wizards past Raptors in OT in Game 1 (AP) — Paul Pierce scored five of his 20 points in overtime, Nene had 12 points and 13 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards beat the Toronto Raptors 93-86 on Saturday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.By IAN HARRISONsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:45:09 GMTTexas veterinarian fired, being investigated for cat death, Texas (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether animal cruelty charges should be pursued against a Texas veterinarian shown in a Facebook posting bragging about killing a cat with a bow and arrow.Associated PressaGeneral newsAnimal crueltyCriminal investigationsSocial mediaCatsCrimeLaw and orderOnline mediaMediaMammalsAnimalsTexasBrenhamUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 18:19:14 GMTTurin Shroud goes back on display for faithful and curious, Italy (AP) — Turin's archbishop says interest in the Shroud of Turin is so keen that many pilgrims who already saw the burial cloth some believe covered Jesus are returning to see the linen again when it goes back on display starting Sunday.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsItalyTurinWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2015 16:19:57 GMTLochte tops Phelps in 200 IM, 100 free heats in Arizona, Ariz. (AP) — Ryan Lochte topped Michael Phelps twice in qualifying for the 200-meter individual medley and 100 freestyle Saturday at an Arizona meet.By BETH HARRISsSportsMen's sportsWomen's sportsSwimmingAquaticsWomen's aquaticsMen's aquaticsOlympic gamesEventsMesaArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:30:11 GMTDonaldson's homer in 10th lifts Blue Jays over Braves 6-5 (AP) — Josh Donaldson hit his third home run in two days, a leadoff shot in the 10th inning that lifted the Toronto Blue Jays over the Atlanta Braves 6-5 Saturday.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 20:36:07 GMTNHL player Jarret Stoll released after arrest in Las Vegas VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was released from jail Friday night after his arrest for suspected cocaine possession at a Las Vegas resort.aGeneral newsSportsCelebritySports transactionsDrug-related crimeArrestsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports businessCrimeProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsLaw and orderLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 18:07:20 GMTLast 2 Raiders giving congressional medal to Ohio museum (AP) — And then there were two.By DAN SEWELLaGeneral newsWorld War IIEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment and politicsJapanUnited StatesDaytonOhioEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 18:03:55 GMTLA Kings' Jarret Stoll released after arrest in Las Vegas VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll has been released from jail after his arrest on a felony drug charge at a Las Vegas resort.aGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsDrug-related crimeCelebrityCrimeArrestsSports businessEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsLaw and orderLas VegasEdmontonNevadaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAlbertaCanada, 18 Apr 2015 20:15:15 GMTFla. Panhandle police: Man with gun fatally shot by officers CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida's Panhandle say a man has died after being shot by a police officer.aGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsPanama CityFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 20:31:32 GMTPope asks Europe to do more for migrants flooding into Italy (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday joined Italy in pressing the European Union to do more to help the country cope with rapidly mounting numbers of desperate people rescued in the Mediterranean during journeys on smugglers' boats to flee war, persecution or poverty.By FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeItalySicilyPalermoEuropeEast AfricaWestern EuropeAfrica, 18 Apr 2015 19:02:47 GMTPope hopes Milan world's fair will help environmental effort CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says Milan's world's fair, which opens on May 1, can inspire decision-makers to help save the "health of the planet that God entrusted to the care of the human race."iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsVatican CityItalyMilanWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2015 20:01:16 GMTOhio officer praised for restraint, refused to shoot suspect RICHMOND, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer is being praised for holding his fire even as a slaying suspect charged him, saying repeatedly, "shoot me."aGeneral newsCrimeOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 20:35:49 GMTSouth Texas hit with hard rain, hail and possible tornadoes (AP) — Thunderstorms and torrential rain Friday brought possible tornadoes in South Texas, flooding to Houston and lightning that police said caused an explosion sending flames into the air from an oil tank south of San Antonio. Forecasters said more severe weather is expected in the state.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsTexasHoustonSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 16:39:17 GMTFlorida gyrocopter pilot driving home to await next hearing, Fla. (AP) — A mail carrier is driving back to Florida to await his next hearing for flying his gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn.aGeneral newsFloridaTampaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 16:50:49 GMTDjokovic beats Nadal to reach Monte Carlo Masters final (AP) — Monte Carlo is not Rafael Nadal's playground anymore, and Novak Djokovic is claiming the throne left vacant by the King of Clay.By SAMUEL PETREQUINsSportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisMen's tennisMen's sportsEventsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsMonacoMonte CarloWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2015 18:05:44 GMTNew England Aquarium offering penguins 'honeymoon suites' (AP) — The New England Aquarium wants its endangered African penguins to get a little steamy.aGeneral newsOdditiesScienceAnimalsPenguinsBirdsLeisure travelTravelLifestyleWeddingsOccasionsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 16:21:53 GMTVictims of California gas-line blast released from hospital, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say four of the 11 people injured during a natural gas pipeline blast at a sheriff's gun range in Central California have been released from the hospital.By SCOTT SMITH and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZaGeneral newsExplosionsTransportationTrafficAccidents and disastersEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaFresnoUnited StatesNorth AmericaSan Francisco, 18 Apr 2015 19:45:56 GMTPhilanthropist, shopping mall developer Taubman dies at 91 HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture — was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career, has died. He was 91.aBusinessGeneral newsStem cell researchObituariesMedical researchHealthCell biologyBiologyScienceProfessional servicesIndustriesMichiganDetroitAnn ArborUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:18:18 GMTConnecticut congressional effort proposes Coast Guard coin LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are again proposing a commemorative coin to help fund a National Coast Guard Museum in New London.aGeneral newsCharity fundraisingGovernment and politicsPhilanthropySocial affairsNew LondonConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 18:02:30 GMTPolice: Officers kill man who charged at them near St. Louis, Mo. (AP) — Authorities said Saturday that police officers shot and killed a suburban St. Louis man after he charged at them with a knife.aGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 20:21:23 GMTNew England Aquarium breeding nearly extinct penguin species (AP) — The New England Aquarium hopes its endangered African penguins get a little steamy this spring.aGeneral newsOdditiesScienceAnimalsEnvironmental concernsPenguinsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureBirdsWildlifeBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 16:20:12 GMTFox hires Pete Rose as special guest analyst YORK (AP) — Pete Rose is getting closer to the game as he awaits a ruling on his reinstatement request.eArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 18 Apr 2015 20:26:03 GMTFacsimile of first Elvis recording re-released by Jack White, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" at his Third Man Records in Nashville.By TRAVIS LOLLEReArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:15:26 GMTTeen girl to stay in adult jail until trial in mom's murder, Pa. (AP) — A judge has ruled that an eighth-grade girl accused of conspiring with her soldier boyfriend by text message to have her mother killed will remain in adult jail while awaiting trial.aGeneral newsJuvenile crimeViolent crimeCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderLegal proceedingsAllentownPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:23:40 GMTMore thunderstorms from Texas to Kansas forecast (AP) — Forecasters said numerous thunderstorms could develop on Saturday in an area stretching from south of San Antonio to central Kansas, a day after storms brought torrential rain, possible tornadoes, flooding, hail and lightning to parts of Texas.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationTexasHoustonPasadenaSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 17:30:04 GMTGOP White House hopefuls bicker over America's role in world, N.H. (AP) — Rand Paul lashed out Saturday at military hawks in the Republican Party in a clash over foreign policy dividing the packed GOP presidential field.By STEVE PEOPLESpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsInternational relations2016 United States Presidential ElectionForeign policyDiplomacyPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsGovernment policyPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNew HampshireRussiaDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2015 19:00:25 GMTJamaica's government organizes trade mission to Cuba, Jamaica (AP) — The Jamaican government is organizing a trade mission to Cuba with representatives from 18 private sector companies.iBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyJamaicaCubaCaribbeanKingstonLatin America and Caribbean, 18 Apr 2015 19:05:43 GMT