FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Nov 2015 22:55:58 -08:00Venezuela opposition party says regional official slain, 26 Nov 2015 04:41:52 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — An opposition leader was shot to death at a campaign rally Wednesday for next week's congressional elections in Venezuela, his party said. makes 17 saves and Islanders beat Flyers 3-1, 26 Nov 2015 03:41:14 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Jaroslav Halak made 17 saves and Kyle Okposo put New York ahead early in the second period to lead the Islanders over the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Wednesday night. rally to drop 76ers to 0-16, 26 Nov 2015 04:10:51 GMTBOSTON (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers found a way to tie the longest losing streak in major U.S. professional sports history. exits after 2 periods but Canadiens beat Rangers 5-1, 26 Nov 2015 04:44:53 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — When star goalie Carey Price exited after two periods with a recurring injury, the Montreal Canadiens responded. Koreans mourn ex-President Kim in state funeral, 26 Nov 2015 05:28:45 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of mourners have gathered in Seoul to say their final farewells to late former President Kim Young-sam, whose landmark 1992 election victory ended decades of military rule. reduces sentence of journalist to 5 years from 7, 26 Nov 2015 04:48:48 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A 71-year-old Chinese journalist imprisoned on a conviction of leaking state secrets had her sentence reduced Thursday to five years, from seven, after admitting guilt during a closed appeal hearing, her lawyers said. opposition party says regional official, 26 Nov 2015 04:22:59 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — An opposition leader was shot to death at a campaign rally Wednesday for next week's congressional elections in Venezuela, his party said. 18 UConn survives Michigan rally in 74-60 win in Bahamas, 26 Nov 2015 05:31:28 GMTPARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Daniel Hamilton had 16 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, and No. 18 UConn beat Michigan 74-60 on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Battle 4 Atlantis. scores first 2 NHL goals, Senators top Avalanche 5-3, 26 Nov 2015 06:45:03 GMTDENVER (AP) — Shane Prince had two goals and an assist for his first NHL points, and the Ottawa Senators held on to beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 Wednesday night. US park ranger to light White House Christmas tree, 26 Nov 2015 05:39:17 GMTRICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — A 94-year-old San Francisco Bay area U.S. park ranger says she has been asked to light the National Christmas tree at the White House. steps up to help Wolves beat Hawks 99-95, 26 Nov 2015 04:51:18 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — No one Minnesota Timberwolves player dominated on Wednesday night. It was different players at different points of the game coming up with timely shots, tough defense or the extra pass. police: Ex-boxing champion O'Neil Bell fatally shot, 26 Nov 2015 04:45:48 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Police say a former boxing champion has been shot to death during a robbery in Atlanta., Duclair, Domi lead Coyotes to 4-2 win over Ducks, 26 Nov 2015 05:30:19 GMTGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Antoine Vermette scored twice and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-2 on Wednesday night. who left baby in NYC nativity manger won't be charged, 26 Nov 2015 04:22:05 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A mother who left her newborn baby in a Christmas manger inside a New York City church will not be prosecuted, authorities said Wednesday. to deploy troops near disputed islands, 26 Nov 2015 06:43:43 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's deputy defense minister has met with the mayor of a southern island to seek his support for a planned deployment of hundreds of troops to bolster defense in the region including nearby disputed East China Sea islands. million people expected to attend NYC Thanksgiving parade, 26 Nov 2015 06:11:41 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — As millions of Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, security will be tight in New York City with a record number of police officers patrolling the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. scores 2nd of game in OT, Bruins beat Red Wings 3-2, 26 Nov 2015 03:51:47 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Frank Vatrano scored his second goal of the game at 3:32 of overtime, giving the Boston Bruins a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Kong's SCMP confirms offer received for media business, 26 Nov 2015 03:37:08 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — The publisher of Hong Kong's leading English language newspaper says it's considering an offer for its media business. says Christian-Muslim dialogue 'essential' for peace, 26 Nov 2015 06:20:44 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya on Thursday that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against the "barbarous" Islamic extremist attacks that have struck Kenya recently, saying religious leaders must be "prophets of peace" in a world sown by hatred. Davis lead Pelicans past Suns, 120-114, 26 Nov 2015 06:03:32 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Anthony Davis crashed to the floor going for a rebound of a missed shot in the closing seconds of the New Orleans Pelicans' game against the Phoenix Suns game. It was a hard fall. scores 36 points, Kings beat Bucks 129-113, 26 Nov 2015 04:29:53 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Rudy Gay scored 36 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Milwaukee Bucks 129-113 on Wednesday night for their second road victory of the season. Interview: US must address waste, fraud in Afghan aid, 26 Nov 2015 06:21:12 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — With Washington set to send billions of dollars in fresh aid to Afghanistan despite the military drawdown, the U.S. official in charge of auditing assistance programs says "it's not too late" to address the fraud and mismanagement that has bedeviled the 14-year effort to rebuild the country. stocks rise on expectations for Europe stimulus, 26 Nov 2015 04:23:03 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were higher Thursday on expectations for additional European Central Bank stimulus as jitters about tensions between Russia and Turkey faded. Latest: Demonstrations continue in Chicago over video, 26 Nov 2015 03:57:39 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): flight returns to Sacramento after bird strike, 26 Nov 2015 05:58:39 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Denver-bound United Airlines jetliner was forced to return to Sacramento after it hit a bird, causing an engine to fail.'s 2 assists help Blackhawks beat Sharks 5-2, 26 Nov 2015 05:51:40 GMTSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Kane had two assists to extend his career-best scoring streak to 17 games, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night. Green Party leader resigns post amid investigation, 26 Nov 2015 05:49:26 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican prosecutors said Wednesday that they have opened a criminal investigation of a leader of Mexico's Green Party for allegedly violating electoral laws in June's midterm elections. Alibaba in talks to buy Hong Kong's SCMP newspaper, 26 Nov 2015 06:09:09 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is in talks to buy Hong Kong's leading English language newspaper, the South China Morning Post, a person with knowledge of the potential deal said Thursday. Koreas hold border talks to discuss improved ties, 26 Nov 2015 05:08:45 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Officials from the two Koreas met Thursday at a border village to try to realize high-level talks as part of their agreements that defused a military standoff in August. opposition party says regional official killed, 26 Nov 2015 03:36:35 GMTCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan opposition leader was shot to death at a campaign rally for next week's congressional elections Wednesday, his party said. official details favorable treatment of players, 26 Nov 2015 04:03:35 GMTTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida State University official once in charge of the office that counsels campus rape victims told lawyers suing the school that football players receive special treatment, and that most of the 20 victims who alleged sexual assaults by team members during the past nine years declined to press student conduct charges. John Howland, a lucky Pilgrim _ and maybe your ancestor, 26 Nov 2015 06:36:21 GMTBOSTON (AP) — John Howland may not be as famous as William Bradford, John Carver and Myles Standish, notable passengers on the Mayflower that landed in Massachusetts in 1620. win 3rd straight, 2-1 over Kings in SO, 26 Nov 2015 05:58:20 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Valtteri Filppula scored the game-winning goal in the third round of a shootout, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Wednesday night. leads No. 2 Maryland past Rhode Island 86-63, 26 Nov 2015 04:58:13 GMTPUERTO AVENTURAS, Mexico (AP) — Melo Trimble scores 17 points on 7-for-7 shooting, and No. 2 Maryland beat Rhode Island 86-63 on Wednesday night in the Cancun Challenge. Koreans mourn ex-President Kim in state funeral, 26 Nov 2015 05:59:49 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of mourners gathered at the lawn outside parliament Thursday to say their farewells to late former President Kim Young-sam, whose landmark 1992 election victory ended decades of military rule and ushered in a series of reform measures. 5 Kansas beats No. 19 Vanderbilt 70-63 for Maui title, 26 Nov 2015 06:40:33 GMTLAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Wayne Selden Jr. and Frank Mason III quickly hatched a plan for sharing the MVP award at the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. funeral for slain Minneapolis man, vow to seek justice, 26 Nov 2015 05:28:49 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people filled a Minneapolis church on Wednesday for the funeral of a black man whose death in a confrontation with police has sparked days of ongoing protests, while charges were pending against four men suspected in a shooting that wounded several of the protesters. get 24 from Oladipo to beat Knicks 100-91, 26 Nov 2015 04:01:11 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Victor Oladipo scored a season-high 24 points, Nik Vucevic added 22 points and 12 rebounds and the Orlando Magic beat the New York Knicks 100-91 on Wednesday night., DeRozan lead Raptors past Cavaliers, 103-99, 26 Nov 2015 03:49:45 GMTTORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 27 points and DeMar DeRozan added 20 as the Toronto Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-99 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory. beat Mavericks 88-83, win third straight, 26 Nov 2015 04:15:33 GMTSAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed, holding on for an 88-83 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night. Latest: Pope Francis greeted by thousands in Nairobi, 26 Nov 2015 06:44:50 GMTNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.) Korea man gets 12 years for feeding ex-pupil feces, 26 Nov 2015 04:03:14 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A former South Korean university professor was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Thursday for habitually beating his former pupil and forcing him to eat human feces and drink urine. Latest: DOJ representatives attend Minneapolis protest, 26 Nov 2015 04:27:46 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked more than a week of demonstrations (all times local): scores 36 points, Kings beat Bucks 121-113, 26 Nov 2015 03:46:41 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Rudy Gay scored 36 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Milwaukee Bucks 121-113 on Wednesday night for their second road victory of the season., Kansas beat Vanderbilt for Maui title, 26 Nov 2015 05:30:48 GMTLAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Wayne Selden Jr. scored 25 points on 8-of-11 shooting, and No. 5 Kansas won the Maui Jim Maui Invitational with a 70-63 victory over No. 19 Vanderbilt on Wednesday night., Westbrook stop Nets' win streak in Oklahoma City, 26 Nov 2015 04:12:35 GMTOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 30 points, Russell Westbrook added 27 points and 13 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Brooklyn Nets 110-99 on Wednesday night. beat Clippers 102-91 to snap 13-game skid against LA, 26 Nov 2015 06:06:31 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Gordon Hayward scored 14 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and the Utah Jazz beat the slumping Clippers 102-91 Wednesday night, snapping a 13-game skid against Los Angeles. to target Chicago shopping area on Black Friday, 26 Nov 2015 04:16:42 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — Small groups of demonstrators gathered throughout the day Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot 16 times by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago's famous Michigan Avenue shopping district during the Black Friday shopping bonanza. hands Houston 3rd straight loss, 102-93, 26 Nov 2015 03:40:20 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — Jeff Green scored 20 points and Courtney Lee had 10 of his 17 in the fourth quarter to help the Memphis Grizzlies beat the struggling Houston Rockets 102-93 on Wednesday night. scores 36 points, Kings beat Bucks 129-118, 26 Nov 2015 05:34:37 GMTMILWAUKEE (AP) — Rudy Gay scored 36 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the Milwaukee Bucks 129-118 on Wednesday night for their second road victory of the season.