FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 06 Mar 2015 07:53:26 -0800Wisconsin Assembly sends right-to-work bill to Gov. Walker, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin lawmakers voted Friday to make their state the 25th to enact right-to-work legislation, pushing a fast-tracked bill through the Assembly after an overnight debate and sending it on to Gov. Scott Walker for his promised signature.By TODD RICHMOND and SCOTT BAUERaBusinessGovernment and politics2016 United States Presidential ElectionState governmentsUnited States Presidential ElectionLegislationCampaignsState legislatureNational electionsElectionsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLabor issuesEventsLegislatureWisconsinMadisonRichmondUnited StatesNorth AmericaIndiana, 06 Mar 2015 15:14:51 GMTSouth African woman accused of kidnapping baby gets bail (AP) — A South African woman who allegedly kidnapped a baby from a hospital and raised her for 17 years was released on bail Friday.By LYNSEY CHUTELiGeneral newsKidnappingViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderSouth AfricaAfricaSouthern Africa, 06 Mar 2015 14:53:12 GMTColorful 'body sculptor' back in on stand in murder trial (AP) — A Gothic hip-hop artist and former escort service madam has offered a mix of fawning, fiery and flirtatious testimony at her trial in the death of a young London dancer who received illegal buttocks injections.By MARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:43:20 GMTNissan recalls more Altimas for hood latch problem (AP) — Nissan is recalling 640,000 more cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a growing problem with faulty latches that can allow hoods to fly open while cars are being driven.By TOM KRISHERfBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:41:23 GMTIS group erasing history, culture in Syria, Iraq (AP) — The Islamic State group's destruction of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq is part of a systematic campaign to destroy archaeological sites it says promote apostasy.By ZEINA KARAMiGeneral newsCultural preservationArchaeologyPaganismCulturesSocial affairsScienceReligionSyriaMiddle EastIraq, 06 Mar 2015 15:47:00 GMTHyundai recall: Water leak can cause gear shift problem (AP) — Hyundai is recalling more than 26,000 Genesis luxury cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a water leak that can cause the transmission gear shifter to malfunction.aBusinessGeneral newsProducts and servicesCorporate news, 06 Mar 2015 15:28:06 GMTMurray beats Young, Britain leads US 1-0 in Davis Cup, Scotland (AP) — Andy Murray quelled a mid-match comeback from Donald Young to win in four sets Friday and give Britain a 1-0 lead over the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup.By STEVE DOUGLASsSportsDavis CupTennisMen's tennisMen's sportsEventsUnited KingdomScotlandGlasgowWestern EuropeEurope, 06 Mar 2015 15:53:22 GMTBBC exec 'sickened' at phone hacking by UK's Mirror tabloids (AP) — A senior BBC executive says he feels "invaded and sickened" by the revelation that his phone was hacked repeatedly by staff at Britain's Mirror Group newspapers.htGeneral newsHackingTechnology issuesTechnologyUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 06 Mar 2015 14:59:17 GMTAs euro hits 12-year low, parity with dollar looms (AP) — The euro could soon be doing something it's only done a couple of times in its 16-year existence — trading 1-to-1 with the dollar.By PAN PYLASfBusinessCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial crisisGovernment payFinancial marketsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsFinancial servicesIndustriesUnited KingdomEuropeGreeceWestern Europe, 06 Mar 2015 14:55:56 GMT4 members of FDA tobacco panel leave after court ruling, Va. (AP) — Four members of Food and Drug Administration's tobacco advisory panel, including its chairman, have left after a federal judge ruled some of its members had conflicts of interest, the agency said.By MICHAEL FELBERBAUMaBusinessGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestNational courtsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciary, 06 Mar 2015 15:35:38 GMTGerman court gives man 6-year sentence over PKK role (AP) — A German court has convicted a man of terrorism charges and sentenced him to six years in prison after finding he ran the finances in Europe of the banned Kurdistan Worker's Party, or PKK.iGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGermanyTurkeyEuropeWestern EuropeMiddle East, 06 Mar 2015 14:57:07 GMTAP PHOTOS: India celebrates spring with festival of colors DELHI (AP) — Holi, India's joyful and colorful celebration of the arrival of spring combined with several religious legends, has long ceased to be only a Hindu festival.iGeneral newsLifestyleFairs and festivalsRecreation and leisureIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 15:19:26 GMTWarm weather forced Iditarod farther north, Alaska (AP) — Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and ice.By MARK THIESSENtTravelLifestyleIditarod Trail Sled Dog RaceWeatherDogsWinter weatherEventsGeneral newsMammalsAnimalsSled dog racingSportsAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:43:42 GMTLift evacuation at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Wyo. (AP) — About 90 skiers and snowboarders had to be evacuated from a disabled ski lift at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.aGeneral newsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleJacksonWyomingUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:58:05 GMTNBC brings back former news president YORK (AP) — NBC Universal announced its executive reshuffling of its troubled news department on Friday, bringing back its former news chief Andy Lack to supervise the division and MSNBC.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainment, 06 Mar 2015 14:48:28 GMTPolice: 2 brothers charged in officer's death (AP) — Two brothers were charged with murder in the death of a police officer gunned down during a robbery at a video game store, where the officer had gone to buy a present for his 9-year-old son for getting good grades, police said.By SEAN D. CARLINaGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeTheftPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:32:53 GMTFuneral home wants $35,000 it spent on Ernie Banks' funeral (AP) — A Chicago funeral home that handled the funeral for Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks has filed a claim against his estate for $35,000.sSportsFunerals and memorial servicesObituariesGeneral newsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:07:20 GMTGerman singer wins ticket to Eurovision, declines to go (AP) — Andreas Kuemmert got handed what many musicians would consider a dream ticket, winning the popular vote to represent Germany at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentEurovision Song ContestEventsGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 06 Mar 2015 15:04:09 GMTPair in alleged Halifax mall murder plot get new court date, Nova Scotia (AP) — An American woman and a Canadian man accused of plotting to open fire in a Halifax shopping mall will return to court on April 10 to set a date for a preliminary hearing.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNova ScotiaCanadaHalifax Regional MunicipalityNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:47:06 GMTMurder probe underway in death of retired UF professor, Fla. (AP) — Police have apprehended a suspect in the death of a retired University of Florida professor who was initially believed to have died in a house fire before autopsy results showed he had been bludgeoned to death before the blaze.By JASON DEARENaGeneral newsFraud and false statementsViolent crimeCrimeFiresAccidents and disastersGainesvilleFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:58:32 GMTRunways open at LaGuardia after plane that skidded removed YORK (AP) — LaGuardia Airport has both its runways open now that a Delta jetliner that skidded and smashed through a fence has been removed.By MEGHAN BARR and SCOTT MAYEROWITZaBusinessGeneral newsWeatherNew York CityQueensNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:57:54 GMTAP WAS THERE: 50 years ago, MLK led civil rights marches'S NOTEBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsRace and ethnicityHuman rights and civil libertiesAfrican-AmericansSocial issuesSocial affairsSelmaAlabamaMontgomeryUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 14:55:12 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsJerusalemIsraelMiddle East, 06 Mar 2015 14:57:58 GMTSecurity questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoul, South Korea (AP) — Police on Friday investigated the motive of the anti-U.S. activist they say slashed the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, as questions turned to whether security was neglected.By KIM TONG-HYUNG and FOSTER KLUGiGeneral newsCriminal investigationsDiplomacyEmbassiesProtests and demonstrationsCrimeInternational relationsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsViolent crimePolitical and civil unrestSouth KoreaSeoulNorth KoreaEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:42:36 GMTApple will replace AT&T in the Dow Jones industrial average YORK (AP) — In the Dow's elite club, Apple is in and AT&T is out.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyStock marketsFinancial marketsCorporate stockCorporate news, 06 Mar 2015 15:53:53 GMTJodi Arias' trials cost Arizona taxpayers nearly $3 million (AP) — Officials say taxpayers shelled out around $3 million to prosecute and defend convicted murderer Jodi Arias at a series of trials that concluded with jurors deadlocked a second time on whether she should be executed or sent to prison for life for killing her lover in 2008.By JACQUES BILLEAUD and TERRY TANGaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeDeath penalty controversyLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:06:41 GMTGreek ultra-right lawmaker on trial over TV talk show slap, Greece (AP) — A lawmaker from a Nazi-inspired Greek party, who achieved notoriety for assaulting two female left-wing colleagues during a live TV talk show, has gone on trial over the incident.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNazismTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEurope, 06 Mar 2015 14:51:23 GMTImprisoned Ukrainian ready to end hunger strike, lawyers say (AP) — Lawyers for a Ukrainian military officer imprisoned in Russia say she's ready to end her nearly three-month hunger strike if she's offered a balanced diet.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 06 Mar 2015 14:50:09 GMTIllinois oil train derailment involved safer tank cars, Ill. (AP) — The two rail cars that split open and burst into flames during a western Illinois oil train derailment were retrofitted with protective shields to meet a higher safety standard than federal law requires, the railroad said.aBusinessGeneral newsTransportation safetyAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEnergy industryIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:36:16 GMTUS stocks open lower after strong jobs report YORK (AP) — Stocks opened lower on Friday as another strong U.S. jobs report raised the likelihood that the Federal Reserve would start to raise interest rates later this year. The dollar jumped and U.S. government bond prices fell after the report.By STEVE ROTHWELLaBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyCommodity marketsLabor economyFinancial servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:10:29 GMTHsieh Su-Wei advances to semifinals at Malaysian Open LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former champion Hsieh Su-Wei advanced to the semifinals of the Malaysian Open by beating Elizaveta Kulichkova 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-0 Friday.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 14:53:05 GMT'Eurabia' fears rise after terror strikes: Myth or reality? (AP) — The headlines would suggest Europe is under siege: Thousands of Germans march against the continent's "Islamization." French readers flock to read a novel about a Muslim president who imposes Sharia law on their country. Commentators warn darkly about an encroaching age of "Eurabia" in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.By FRANK JORDANSiGeneral newsCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisTerrorismPopulation growth and declineIslamismReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEventsWar and unrestDemographicsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomEuropeFranceBerlinGermanyParisWuppertalMiddle EastWestern Europe, 06 Mar 2015 15:15:21 GMTOhio home pelted by eggs for a year; police can't crack case, Ohio (AP) — An 85-year-old man says his suburban Cleveland home has been pelted with eggs several times a week for a year, and police haven't been able to crack the unusual case despite stakeouts, questioning neighbors, installing a surveillance camera and even testing eggshells as evidence.aGeneral newsOdditiesOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:18:30 GMTKremlin critic Navalny released after 15 days in custody (AP) — Leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was released Friday after spending 15 days in custody and vowed that he and his supporters will not be intimidated by the slaying of a top Kremlin critic.By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOViGeneral newsCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisProtests and demonstrationsNational governmentsNationalismViolent crimeCrimeEventsPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrestMoscowRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 06 Mar 2015 15:21:24 GMTDaylight saving time: Set clocks ahead 1 hour (AP) — Spring is closer than you think, and here's a sure sign: daylight saving time arrives this weekend.wGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationships, 06 Mar 2015 14:58:32 GMTColts announce they won't bring back Reggie Wayne (AP) — The Colts have announced they will not re-sign veteran wide receiver Reggie Wayne.By MICHAEL MAROTsSportsProfessional footballFootballIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:42:25 GMTIn open letter, victim calls marathon bomber 'a nobody' (AP) — Rebekah Gregory isn't scared anymore.By WILLIAM J. KOLEaGeneral newsBombingsBoston Marathon bombingEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:39:26 GMT'Heroic' Detroit judge was wounded trying to protect family (AP) — A prosecutor says a federal judge who was shot in the leg outside his Detroit home was trying to protect his family during a robbery attempt.By ED WHITEaGeneral newsNational courtsCrimeViolent crimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryDetroitUnited StatesMichiganNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:29:34 GMTFDA approves first lower-cost biotech drug (AP) — Federal health officials say they approved the first lower-cost copy of a biotech drug, a long-awaited milestone that could generate billions in savings for insurers, doctors and patients.wBusinessGeneral newsHealthMedicationProducts and servicesCorporate newsDiagnosis and treatmentHealth care costsHealth issuesUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:14:33 GMTAaron Hernandez murder trial resumes after juror note delay RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is back underway after the judge received a note from a juror.aGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCelebrityCrimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderFall RiverMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 14:49:02 GMT1 month prison, house arrest in smuggling of Dodgers' Puig (AP) — A South Florida businessman has been sentenced to a month in prison plus 5 months' house arrest for his role in the smuggling of Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba.By CURT ANDERSONaGeneral newsSportsSmugglingCelebrityArrestsCrimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMiamiCubaFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 06 Mar 2015 14:47:06 GMTWarm weather forces Iditarod sled dog race farther north, Alaska (AP) — Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start farther north where there is snow and ice.By MARK THIESSENaGeneral newsSportsWeather forecastsWeatherIditarod Trail Sled Dog RaceWinter weatherDogsEventsMammalsAnimalsSled dog racingAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:26:48 GMTDutch investigating old soap for traces of Holocaust victims HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police have sent two pieces of soap purportedly dating back to World War II for forensic tests to establish if they contain human remains — possibly of Jews murdered in the Holocaust.iGeneral newsThe HolocaustEventsNetherlandsWestern EuropeEurope, 06 Mar 2015 15:34:25 GMTFrenchman on trial for helping 14-year-old trying to join IS (AP) — The French girl knew him as "Tony Toxiko" — an Islamic State recruiter who first used Facebook to cajole her into joining him in Syria, then brusquely called to force the issue: Come to me or risk damnation. She was 14.By LORI HINNANTiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLyonFranceParisSyriaWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle East, 06 Mar 2015 15:07:24 GMT1 month prison for businessman in smuggling of Dodgers' Puig (AP) — A businessman who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig get out of Cuba to sign a rich American baseball contract was sentenced Friday to a month in prison and five months' house arrest for violating U.S. immigration laws.By CURT ANDERSONaGeneral newsSportsSmugglingMLB Spring TrainingCelebrityCrimeProfessional baseballSports transactionsSports businessEventsBaseballMen's sportsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentContracts and ordersCorporate newsBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsCubaMexicoMexico CityUnited StatesFloridaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral America, 06 Mar 2015 15:38:20 GMTEU considers sending officers abroad to assess migrant needs (AP) — The European Union is weighing whether to send immigration officers abroad to assess the needs of would-be migrants as increasing numbers of people try to reach the EU illegally.By LORNE COOK and RAF CASERTiGeneral newsImmigrationForeign policySocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsEuropeRigaLatviaLibyaEastern EuropeNorth AfricaAfrica, 06 Mar 2015 15:15:14 GMTUN says it has not received any Ukraine peacekeeping request NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. political chief says Ukraine still hasn't submitted a formal request for a U.N. peacekeeping force to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists.iGeneral newsUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 06 Mar 2015 15:32:35 GMTNASA craft circling Ceres in first visit to dwarf planet ANGELES (AP) — A NASA spacecraft for the first time has arrived at a dwarf planet to begin a 16-month exploration.By ALICIA CHANGaGeneral newsScienceDwarf planetsSpace explorationPlanetsFirst time eventsAstronomyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:23:54 GMTUS adds a robust 295K jobs; jobless rate falls to 5.5 pct. (AP) — U.S. employers extended a healthy streak of hiring in February by adding 295,000 jobs, the 12th straight monthly gain above 200,000. It was the latest sign that the U.S. economy is further strengthening and outpacing other major economies around the world.By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthLabor economyEconomyLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 15:03:20 GMTSilence in Egypt over police abuses amid "war on terror" (AP) — Three men killed in a single day in the Egyptian capital, their deaths united by one common factor: Each was killed by police.By MAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestCrimeProtests and demonstrationsRebellions and uprisingsWar casualtiesTerrorismPolitical and civil unrestReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 06 Mar 2015 15:21:14 GMT