FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Apr 2015 08:47:10 -0700Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcome (AP) — Baltimore's mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and police who spent decades staring each other down in neighborhoods ravaged by crack and heroin. But with each death of a black man in custody, their efforts to overcome mistrust have hit hard walls of skepticism and outrage.By JULIET LINDERMANaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeArrestsPolice brutalityCrimeMunicipal governmentsAfrican-AmericansPolitical corruptionViolent crimeLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesBaltimoreUnited StatesMarylandNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 15:12:29 GMTDeath toll from Nepal earthquake reaches at least 688, Nepal (AP) — A top Nepalese official says at least 688 people have died in the massive earthquake that struck outside Kathmandu.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduAsia, 25 Apr 2015 11:58:33 GMTJailed Venezuelan mayor transferred from prison to hospital, Venezuela (AP) — The jailed mayor of Venezuela's capital has been taken from prison to a hospital where he will undergo emergency surgery for a groin hernia.By FABIOLA SANCHEZiGeneral newsMilitary correctional systemsCrimePolitical imprisonmentArrestsMunicipal governmentsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesLaw and orderLocal governmentsVenezuelaSouth AmericaCaracasLatin America and Caribbean, 25 Apr 2015 13:54:18 GMT8 dead as quake-triggered avalanche sweeps Everest, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept the face of Mount Everest after the massive earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, killing at least eight people and leaving an unknown number missing and injured near the mountain's most dangerous spot, an official said.By TIM SULLIVAN and BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMountainsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduDenmarkAsiaWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Apr 2015 11:51:00 GMTNepal officials say death toll from earthquake has reached at least 688, Nepal (AP) — Nepal officials say death toll from earthquake has reached at least 688.iGeneral newsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 11:54:10 GMTRebels enter northwest Syrian town as government withdraws (AP) — Hard-line Syrian rebel groups entered a strategic town Saturday in northwestern Syria, sending government troops fleeing after intense clashes that have seen them take nearly all of a crucial province.By SARAH EL DEEBiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestCivil warsGovernment and politicsTroop withdrawalsSyriaMiddle East, 25 Apr 2015 11:53:15 GMTLiberty University at a glance, Va. (AP) — The late Rev. Jerry Falwell recognized the importance of accreditation, academics and athletics when he founded what is now Liberty University in 1971, his son Jerry says.aGeneral newsEducationSocial affairsLynchburgVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 15:26:47 GMTChokehold case questions follow NY congressional candidate YORK (AP) — Even if Dan Donovan prefers to talk about Iran, immigration or taxes, there's another topic the Republican congressional hopeful can't avoid: the death of Eric Garner at the hands of a police officer.By TOM HAYSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsMunicipal governmentsCrimeGovernment and politicsSpecial electionsLaw and orderLocal governmentsElectionsUnited StatesNew York CityStaten IslandNew YorkBrooklynNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 14:56:33 GMTThousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle, Turkey (AP) — For the first time at age 95, Bill Grayden has come to Gallipoli, where his father stormed the beach and took a bullet through his lung during the ill-fated British-led World War I invasion.By DESMOND BUTLERiGeneral newsWorld War IGovernment and politicsEventsTurkeyAustraliaNew ZealandAnkaraMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeOceania, 25 Apr 2015 14:02:41 GMTLeonard leads Spurs to 100-73 win over Clippers and 2-1 lead ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has a passion for playing defense, but the San Antonio Spurs forward does not want to be regarded a one-dimensional player.By RAUL DOMINGUEZsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsTexasSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 15:26:58 GMTNepal police say at least 876 confirmed dead in massive earthquake outside of Kathmandu, Nepal (AP) — Nepal police say at least 876 confirmed dead in massive earthquake outside of Kathmandu.iGeneral newsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 13:45:42 GMTWith legalization, lawyers turn to business of pot FRANCISCO (AP) — Lawyers and pot dealers have long intersected in criminal court, but as marijuana goes mainstream, attorneys have been working to keep sellers and growers legit.BY SUDHIN THANAWALAaBusinessGeneral newsRecreational drug laws and regulationsProfessional servicesIndustriesGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsSan FranciscoCaliforniaWashingtonDistrict of ColumbiaColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 15:04:30 GMTDetails of fundraising by rebellious House Republicans the 25 House Republicans who voted in January against keeping Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, as speaker, most have seen a drop in contributions from political committees representing business and other interests, compared with two years ago.By The Associated PressaGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 12:34:32 GMTGarten, Stewart and Bourdain sweep top food broadcast awards Bourdain, Ina Garten and Martha Stewart remain the names to beat in food broadcasting.By J.M. HIRSCHaArts and entertainmentFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleTelevision programsEntertainmentChefsPhilanthropic foundationsPublic televisionCookingRestaurantsPhilanthropySocial affairsTelevisionMedia, 25 Apr 2015 13:30:30 GMTAnother condemned Ala inmate claiming innocence, Ala. (AP) — Anthony Ray Hinton, who spent 28 years on Alabama's death row for two murders despite his claims of innocence, walked free earlier this month after prosecutors admitted they couldn't prove his guilt.By JAY REEVESaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeViolent crimeCrimeNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryAlabamaBirminghamUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 13:20:22 GMTNishikori beats Klizan to return to Barcelona Open final, Spain (AP) — Defending champion Kei Nishikori is back in the final of the Barcelona Open after beating Martin Klizan of Slovakia 6-1, 6-2 Saturday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSpainBarcelonaWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Apr 2015 13:31:19 GMTTogo votes as president seeks to continue family dynasty, Togo (AP) — Togo's president, whose family has ruled this small West African nation for nearly 50 years, appealed for peace as he vied for re-election Saturday against four other candidates.By ERICK KAGLANiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTogoLomeWest AfricaAfrica, 25 Apr 2015 13:43:41 GMTBruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman' YORK (AP) — In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.By DAVID BAUDERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLifestyleSportsTelevision programsParentingEntertainmentRelationshipsGender issuesSocial issuesSocial affairs, 25 Apr 2015 12:47:15 GMTAs contributions fall, House GOP rebels blame party leaders (AP) — As he began his first re-election run in early 2013, tea party Rep. Thomas Massie had no trouble raising money from business interests.By ALAN FRAMwGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical action committeesCampaignsHouse electionsPolitical partiesLegislaturePolitical organizationsPolitical fundraisingMilitary and defense, 25 Apr 2015 12:24:25 GMTEurozone express hopes that Greek criticism will bear fruit, Latvia (AP) — Greece's European creditors sought to douse talk that they are making plans for a potential Greek exit from the euro and expressed hope Saturday that recent criticism may prompt the country to push ahead with an economic reform plan needed to unlock rescue loans.By PAN PYLASiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsRigaEuropeGreeceGermanyLatviaEastern EuropeWestern Europe, 25 Apr 2015 12:11:09 GMTNepal quake: Hundreds dead, history crumbles, Everest shaken, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 926 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest. It was the worst tremor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and MUNEEZA NAQVIiGeneral newsProperty damageNatural disastersAccidents and disastersHealthMountainsWeatherGovernment and politicsEarth scienceEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleScienceNepalIndiaTibetNew DelhiKathmanduSouth AsiaBangladeshPakistanAsiaChinaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 25 Apr 2015 15:05:04 GMTCar bombs driven by foreigners hit Iraq-Jordan border post (AP) — Three suicide car bombs driven by foreigners targeted the remote desert border crossing between Iraq and Jordan Saturday killing at least four Iraqi soldiers, said Iraqi officials.By SINAN SALAHEDDIN and SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsBombingsJordanIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 25 Apr 2015 14:40:07 GMTItaly marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising (AP) — Italy on Saturday celebrated the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies near the end of World War II.By KARL RITTERiGeneral newsNazismGovernment and politicsItalyRomeMilanWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Apr 2015 11:54:51 GMTPublic boarding school _ the way to solve educational ills?, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo's chronically struggling school system is considering an idea gaining momentum in other cities: public boarding schools that put round-the-clock attention on students and away from such daunting problems as poverty, troubled homes and truancy.By CAROLYN THOMPSONaGeneral newsLifestyleParentingRelationshipsPrimary and secondary educationMath and science educationGraduationEducationSocial affairsScienceSchool curriculaBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 15:23:15 GMTStarbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch (AP) — Starbucks is back in business early Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.By CHRIS GRYGIELaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCanadaSeattleUnited StatesPhoenixWashingtonNorth AmericaArizona, 25 Apr 2015 14:50:59 GMTBill under debate would limit farm antibiotics in Oregon, Ore. (AP) — For decades, farmers have routinely fed antibiotics to livestock to fatten up the animals and protect them from illnesses amplified by confined conditions.By GOSIA WOZNIACKAaBusinessGeneral newsDrug resistanceAnimal healthVeterinary medicinePreventive careHealthLegislationDiseases and conditionsGovernment and politicsPublic healthAgricultureIndustriesLegislatureOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 15:58:51 GMTProtests in Baltimore over man's death in police custody (AP) — Protesters who've been holding demonstrations almost daily this week over the death of Freddie Gray are promising their biggest march yet a day after the Baltimore Police Department acknowledged that it failed to get him the medical attention he needed after his arrest.By AMANDA LEE MYERS and TOM FOREMAN Jr.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 15:42:15 GMTUniversity founded in Va. by culture warrior Falwell soars, Va. (AP) — Jerry Falwell credits his famous father for laying a solid academic foundation for Liberty University's extraordinary growth, and it's a formula he's followed and built on as president of the evangelical Christian university.By STEVE SZKOTAKaGeneral newsChristianityFundamentalismReligionSocial affairsLynchburgVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 15:26:08 GMTAden hit by coalition airstrikes amid fierce street battles, Yemen (AP) — Security officials and eyewitnesses say Yemen's southern port city of Aden has been hit by dozens of Saudi-led coalition airstrikes.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsYemenSanaaSaudi ArabiaMiddle East, 25 Apr 2015 15:45:07 GMTFamily looks to future after fugitive brother's return to US, N.H. (AP) — For years, Beth Kelley posted the message to her brother on Facebook: "Happy Birthday Scott, wherever you are."By KATHY McCORMACKaGeneral newsFugitivesCrimeHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesFamily issuesLaw and orderUnited StatesNew HampshireNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 13:36:33 GMTTurkey's Erdogan slams nations recognizing Armenian genocide, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president has lashed out at country leaders who have recognized the killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide on the centenary of the massacres.iGeneral newsGenocidesGovernment and politicsWar and unrestTurkeyArmeniaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 25 Apr 2015 13:31:25 GMTWinners of the 2015 James Beard media awards winners of the 2015 James Beard Foundation book, broadcast and journalism awards are:By The Associated PresseArts and entertainmentFood and drinkLifestyleTelevision programsEntertainmentPhilanthropic foundationsCookingJournalismMediaPhilanthropySocial affairsNews mediaBooks and literatureNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 12:59:00 GMTDeath toll from Nepal earthquake reaches at least 876, Nepal (AP) — A top Nepalese police official says at least 876 people are confirmed dead in the wake of the massive earthquake that struck outside Kathmandu.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and MUNEEZA NAQVIiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersProperty damageHealthWeatherMountainsGovernment and politicsEarth scienceAccidentsEnvironment and natureScienceNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduAsiaIndiaNew DelhiTibetBangladeshPakistanChinaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 25 Apr 2015 13:53:17 GMTWozniacki beats Halep to reach Porsche Grand Prix final, Germany (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki reached the Porsche Grand Prix final with a 7-5, 5-7, 6-2 win over second-seeded Simona Halep on Saturday.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Apr 2015 15:13:03 GMT2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma 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 by lawyers for the dead man's family.By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesViolent crimeGovernment and politicsOklahomaTulsaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 12:38:47 GMTGarcia-Lopez vs Vesely in Nastase Tiriac Trophy final, Romania (AP) — Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain and Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic will play for their second ATP title of the year in the Nastase Tiriac Trophy, where they will meet for the first time on tour.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisRomaniaEastern EuropeEurope, 25 Apr 2015 15:48:33 GMTMarathon bomber trial casts focus on Boston Muslims (AP) — Boston's Muslim community has been once again thrust into the spotlight as the death penalty trial of convicted marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev nears its conclusion amid rising concerns of terrorist recruitment in America.BY PHILIP MARCELOaGeneral newsReligious strifeBoston Marathon bombingReligionTerrorismBombingsReligious issuesSocial affairsSocial issuesEventsWar and unrestLegal proceedingsLaw and orderBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 15:08:48 GMTSame-sex marriage pioneer among lawyers for high court cases (AP) — Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage. Among them are the Obama administration's top lawyer at the high court, with more than two dozen arguments behind him, and two lawyers making their first appearance before the justices.By MARK SHERMANwGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansHigher educationMarriageNational courtsEducationSocial affairsFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesMichiganBostonMassachusettsCincinnatiNorth AmericaOhio, 25 Apr 2015 12:19:21 GMTAt least 34 dead, dozens injured in India after Nepal quake DELHI (AP) — At least 34 people were killed and dozens more injured in India in a powerful earthquake that struck neighboring Nepal on Saturday, the government said.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersIndiaNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 14:46:20 GMTRussian bikers begin run despite Polish entry ban (AP) — Riders from a Russian nationalist motorcycle group on Saturday began their run commemorating the Red Army's offensive against Nazi Germany, despite Poland's announcement that it would refuse to let them into the country.By JIM HEINTZiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsNationalismNazismOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleRussiaMoscowPolandBelarusSoviet UnionGermanyUkraineEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe, 25 Apr 2015 15:39:00 GMTNepal quake: Hundreds dead, history crumbled, Everest shaken, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 718 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mt. Everest. It was the worst tremor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and MUNEEZA NAQVIiGeneral newsNatural disastersProperty damageAccidents and disastersHealthMountainsGovernment and politicsAccidentsEnvironment and natureNepalIndiaTibetKathmanduNew DelhiSouth AsiaBangladeshPakistanAsiaChinaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 25 Apr 2015 12:00:30 GMTFrenchman's execution in Indonesia may be suspended (AP) — France is stepping up efforts to save the life a Frenchman facing a firing squad in Indonesia on drug charges, amid signs that his execution may be suspended.iGeneral newsFranceIndonesiaWestern EuropeEuropeSoutheast AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 12:57:07 GMTMan who shot himself outside courthouse during sex case dies, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say a New Hampshire man has died after shooting himself in the courthouse parking lot while awaiting a jury's verdict on charges he sexually assaulted a piano student more than a decade ago.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCourtsCrimeLaw and orderJudiciaryGovernment and politicsNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 12:54:44 GMTHow London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash' YORK (AP) — He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city's glamorous financial center. He used off-the-shelf software anyone can buy.By BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial crisisCrimeEconomyFinancial marketsCommodity marketsStock marketsLondonUnited StatesEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 14:00:06 GMTPowerful earthquake strikes Nepal: Things to Know powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region on Saturday, causing widespread casualties and triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest.By GREGORY KATZaGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMountainsEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduUnited StatesAsiaNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 15:15:43 GMTOwner spots his stolen truck in rearview mirror; arrest made, Ala. (AP) — A man driving to work in Alabama suddenly noticed his stolen pickup truck following him, setting off a chain of events that included a pursuit, a crash and an arrest.aOdditiesArrestsLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 15:07:55 GMTStarbucks stores reopen Saturday following computer glitch (AP) — Starbucks is back in business early Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.By CHRIS GRYGIELaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCanadaSeattleUnited StatesPhoenixWashingtonNorth AmericaArizona, 25 Apr 2015 12:50:52 GMTSpain activates alert as oil spill threatens Canary Islands (AP) — Spain's government has activated an environmental emergency alert over an oil slick that threatens pristine beaches on the southwestern Canary Islands.iGeneral newsCoastlines and beachesEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAccidentsAccidents and disastersSpainCanary IslandsWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 Apr 2015 15:41:33 GMTMichael Schumacher's son makes strong Formula 4 debut, Germany (AP) — The teenage son of former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher made a strong debut at Formula 4 level on Saturday.sSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Apr 2015 15:40:05 GMTAs theater shooting trial opens, gun debate dwindles (AP) — When a gunman opened fire inside a packed movie theater in July 2012, killing 12 and injuring 70, it did more than spread fear and heartbreak across the Denver suburbs. It helped revive the national debate over gun control.By NICHOLAS RICCARDIaGeneral newsState legislatureGun politicsGovernment and politicsRecall electionsSandy Hook Elementary School shootingLegislationLegislatureViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsState governmentsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesElectionsEventsSchool shootingsColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 15:25:19 GMT