FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Mar 2015 22:14:11 -0700Marathon bombing jurors see autopsy photos, prosecutors rest (AP) — Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by an 8-year-old boy killed in the 2013 terror attack.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsBombingsBoston Marathon bombingCrimeLaw and orderEventsMassachusettsBostonUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 02:20:33 GMTPolice: Missing college athlete died on Los Angeles freeway ANGELES (AP) — A University of California, Berkeley, soccer player who disappeared after leaving a weekend party was killed by a car as he ran across a Los Angeles freeway, police said Monday.aGeneral newsSportsCollege soccerMissing personsMen's soccerCollege sportsSoccerMen's sportsBerkeleyLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 02:05:59 GMTCelebrity birthdays for the week of April 5-11 5: Singer Allan Clarke of The Hollies is 73. Actor Max Gail ("Sons and Daughters," ''Barney Miller") is 72. Actress Jane Asher is 69. Singer Agnetha Faltskog of Abba is 65. Actor Mitch Pileggi is 63. Guitarist Mike McCready of Pearl Jam is 49. Country singer Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry is 48. Singer Paula Cole is 47. Country singer Pat Green is 43. Rapper-producer Pharrell Williams is 42. Rapper Juicy J (Three 6 Mafia) is 40. Mike Eli (Eli Brown Band) is 34. Lily James ("Downton Abbey," ''Cinderella") is 26.By The Associated PresseArts and entertainmentCelebrityEntertainmentMusic, 31 Mar 2015 05:02:10 GMTIBM to invest $3 billion in 'Internet of Things' unit YORK (AP) — IBM is investing $3 billion to build an "Internet of Things" division aimed at harnessing the massive trove of data collected by smartphones, tablets, connected vehicles and appliances and using it to help companies better manage their businesses.htBusinessTechnologyComputing and information technologyProducts and servicesCorporate news, 31 Mar 2015 04:02:26 GMTStudent loan recipients go on repayment strike, face default (AP) — Sarah Dieffenbacher is on a debt strike. She's refusing to make payments on the more than $100,000 in federal and private loans she says she owes for studies at a for-profit college that she now considers so worthless she doesn't include it on her resume.KIMBERLY HEFLINGfBusinessLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationshipsHigher educationEducation costsEducationPersonal loansPersonal financeStudent financesSocial affairsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 04:09:55 GMTReport: Hawaii supervisor manipulated veterans' benefit data (AP) — A supervisor at the Veterans Administration office in Honolulu was manipulating data to make it look like the agency was processing veterans' benefits claims faster it actually was, according to a new report by the VA Office of Inspector General.By CATHY BUSSEWITZaGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsVeteransMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseHawaiiHonoluluUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 03:09:36 GMTLakers beat 76ers 113-111 in OT on Clarkson's basket (AP) — Jordan Clarkson scored 26 points and made the tiebreaking basket with 0.7 seconds left in overtime to lift the Los Angeles Lakers past the Philadelphia 76ers, 113-111 on Monday night in a matchup of two of the NBA's worst teams.By DAVE ZEITLINsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 02:30:13 GMTAsian stocks gain on economic data, China stimulus hopes (AP) — Asian stock markets climbed Tuesday, boosted by positive economic data from major economies and hopes for stimulus in China.By YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsStock marketsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyFinancial marketsChinaJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 03:17:25 GMTMan accused in Ferguson police shooting to seek lower bond, Mo. (AP) — The attorney for a man accused of shooting two police officers during a Ferguson demonstration says he'll seek a lower bond for his client.aGeneral newsViolent crimePolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriCrimeProtests and demonstrationsPoliceCriminal investigationsEventsPolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLaw and orderMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 05:09:08 GMTChina evacuates 571 from Yemen, suspends anti-piracy patrols (AP) — China said Tuesday that it had evacuated more than 500 of its citizens from Yemen amid the growing violence in the Middle Eastern country.iGeneral newsEvacuationsMaritime piracyCrimeChinaYemenMiddle EastGulf of AdenDjiboutiEast AfricaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaAfrica, 31 Mar 2015 04:28:50 GMTMaryland knocks off Tennessee 58-48 in regional final, Wash. (AP) — Lexie Brown felt the need to apologize.By TIM BOOTHsSportsNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballWomen's basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsTennesseeMarylandWashingtonSpokaneUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 04:29:28 GMTJury awards $38.5 million-plus in fatal shooting at plant (AP) — The families of two women killed by a co-worker at a northeast Philadelphia plant 4½ years ago were awarded $38.5 million in punitive damages from a security guard firm on Monday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLaw and orderPhiladelphiaUnited StatesPennsylvaniaNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 01:52:35 GMTBradley scores 30, Celtics defeat Hornets 116-104, N.C. (AP) — Avery Bradley had 30 points and eight rebounds, and the Boston Celtics beat the Charlotte Hornets 116-104 on Monday night for an important Eastern Conference victory.By STEVE REEDsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 01:41:12 GMTToday in History is Tuesday, March 31, the 90th day of 2015. There are 275 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaCrimeViolent crimeGeneral newsMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSportsUnited StatesMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 31 Mar 2015 04:00:31 GMTParents of Colorado theater shooter pray for victims daily (AP) — The mother of Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes writes in a new book that she prays for the victims daily, naming each of the 12 people who were killed and the 70 others who were injured.By SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeLaw and orderCrimeColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 01:36:36 GMTAsian shares soar in early trading on China hopes, US rally (AP) — Asian shares soared in early Tuesday trading, as hopes grew for additional measures from China to shore up its giant economy, and investors were feeling upbeat after a rally on Wall Street.By YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsJapanChinaEast AsiaUnited StatesSoutheast AsiaAsiaGreater ChinaNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 02:36:18 GMTHayward helps Jazz beat Timberwolves 104-84 (AP) — Gordon Hayward scored 22 points, reserve Trey Burke had 19 and the Utah Jazz beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 104-84 on Monday night.By ADAM CZECHsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsMinnesotaUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 02:39:26 GMTSchultz, Bachman help Oilers to 4-1 win over Avs (AP) — In the midst of a tough season, the Edmonton Oilers are finishing strong.By PAT GRAHAMsSportsMen's sportsMen's hockeyHockeyProfessional hockeyColoradoDenverEdmontonUnited StatesNorth AmericaAlbertaCanada, 31 Mar 2015 04:44:13 GMTGerman co-pilot was once treated for suicidal tendencies, Germany (AP) — How could someone once diagnosed with suicidal tendencies get a job as a commercial pilot, entrusted with the lives of hundreds of people? That's the question being asked after officials confirmed Monday that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz received lengthy psychotherapy before receiving his pilot's license.By FRANK JORDANS and CHRISTOPH NOELTINGiBusinessGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEventsGermanyFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 31 Mar 2015 01:22:03 GMTJapan extends sanctions against NKorea for 2 more years (AP) — Japan says it will extend its sanctions against North Korea for two more years after they expire on April 13.iGeneral newsJapanNorth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 31 Mar 2015 04:56:49 GMTNYC blast probe highlights problem of stealing gas YORK (AP) — It was a run-of-the-mill complaint — a smell of gas — with a troubling explanation: Someone had improperly tapped into a Manhattan building's gas line, and it was leaking.By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZaBusinessGeneral newsUtilitiesExplosionsAccidents and disastersCriminal investigationsAccidentsIndustriesEnergy industryIndustrial products and servicesLaw and orderCrimeNew YorkNew York CityManhattanUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 04:57:33 GMTFour No. 1 seeds in the women's Final Four women's Final Four will have a familiar feel to it with three of last year's teams back in the national semifinals.By DOUG FEINBERGsSportsNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipWomen's sportsBasketballWomen's basketballSocial mediaCollege sportsCollege basketballEventsOnline mediaMediaSouth CarolinaTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 03:47:04 GMTMexico double-transplant patient gets US humanitarian pass CITY (AP) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security gave a 90-day humanitarian pass to a 20-year-old Mexican man seeking a double heart and liver transplant, his mother said Monday.By ALBERTO ARCEiGeneral newsHealthMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 31 Mar 2015 02:40:11 GMTCarroll, Korver lead Hawks to 101-88 win over Bucks (AP) — Kyle Korver was unstoppable for 65 seconds.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 03:07:29 GMTGrizzlies beat Kings 97-83 to end three-game skid, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley scored 18 points, Jeff Green added 16 and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped their three-game losing streak with a 97-83 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night.By CLAY BAILEYsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMemphisHoustonTennesseeUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 31 Mar 2015 02:49:12 GMTPolice: Man who drank 36 beers crashes into Utah house LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into the side of a house in Salt Lake City acknowledged drinking 36 beers and doing cocaine.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 02:32:09 GMTFlames use big 2nd period to beat host Stars 5-3 (AP) — Jiri Hudler, Raphael Diaz and Johnny Gaudreau scored within a span of 6:49 of the second period, and the Calgary Flames held on for a 5-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Monday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDallasCalgaryTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaAlbertaCanada, 31 Mar 2015 03:48:33 GMTSelena's dad: Mixed feelings about fans marking star's death ANTONIO (AP) — Twenty years after Selena's murder, the Latin world will remember "The Queen of Tejano" with concerts, lookalike contests, dances and a massive festival. But her father has mixed feelings about the celebrations.By ENRIQUE LOPETEGUIaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentFairs and festivalsCelebrityRecreation and leisureLifestyleCorpus ChristiSan AntonioUnited StatesTexasNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 02:33:50 GMTViolence wanes in Chicago, but fear looms over mayor's race (AP) — A few years ago, violence on Chicago streets thrust a recently elected mayor into the national spotlight as shootouts in some of the city's most troubled neighborhoods fueled nearly constant bloodshed.By DON BABWINaGeneral newsAfrican-AmericansMunicipal governmentsRace and ethnicityViolenceViolent crimeCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsLocal electionsElectionsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 05:11:22 GMTBuffalo beats Arizona 4-1 in battle of NHL's worst teams, Ariz. (AP) — Andrej Meszaros scored two goals for the second straight game, and the Buffalo Sabres ended a five-game losing streak by beating the Arizona Coyotes 4-1 Monday night in a matchup between the NHL's worst two teams.By JOHN MARSHALLsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 04:45:43 GMTUS files appeal of judge's hold on immigration action (AP) — The Justice Department urged a federal appeals court Monday to reverse a hold a judge placed on President Barack Obama's immigration executive action.wGovernment and politicsNational courtsImmigrationNational governmentsCourtsJudiciarySocial issuesSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsUnited StatesTexasNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 03:05:47 GMTBlazers clinch playoff spot with 109-86 win over Phoenix, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 19 points before sitting the final quarter and the Portland Trail Blazers secured a playoff berth with a 109-86 victory Monday night over the Phoenix Suns.By ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAthlete healthEventsPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 04:22:49 GMTDeRozan scores 42, Raptors beat Rockets 99-96 (AP) — DeMar DeRozan and James Harden have been battling on the basketball court for more than a decade.By IAN HARRISONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 03:29:39 GMTUS treasury secretary presses Beijing on technology curbs (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders to suspend proposed curbs on foreign security technology and said a Beijing-led regional bank should work in partnership with existing institutions.By JOE McDONALDhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyGovernment and politicsFinancial servicesIndustriesChinaBeijingUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 03:38:33 GMTLightning clinch playoff berth with 5-3 win at Montreal (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning owned the Montreal Canadiens all season.sSportsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsEventsMontrealQuebecCanadaNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 04:04:20 GMTArizona governor vetoes bill shielding names of officers (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed legislation Monday requiring law enforcement agencies to keep the names of officers involved in shootings secret for two months, nixing a bill that was inspired by last year's events Ferguson, Missouri, and similar incidents around the country.By BOB CHRISTIEaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriPoliceLegislationEventsLaw enforcement agenciesLegislatureViolent crimeCrimeArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 01:25:01 GMTA look at widely criticized Indiana law on religious freedom (AP) — Indiana lawmakers scrambled Monday to control damage from a widely criticized new law that critics fear could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians. The state is among about a dozen where measures aimed at preventing government from infringing on people's religious beliefs have been introduced this year.By JENI O'MALLEYaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansState governmentsWorkplace discriminationUnited States Presidential ElectionGovernment and politicsLegislationReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesPersonnelBusinessLabor issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesNational electionsElectionsEventsLegislatureIndianaIndianapolisIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 02:53:16 GMTVrbata, Lack strong in Canucks' 4-1 win over Blues LOUIS (AP) — Radim Vrbata had a goal and assist, and Eddie Lack made 23 saves as the Vancouver Canucks opened a four-game trip with a 4-1 victory over the struggling St. Louis Blues on Monday night.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeySt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 02:51:58 GMTSouth African comic Noah will replace Jon Stewart YORK (AP) — The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show" advances an intriguing new trend of late-night comic hosts with a more worldly perspective while continuing the longer-running pattern of keeping those jobs filled with men.By DAVID BAUDERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityOnline mediaMediaComedy performanceSouth AfricaAfricaUnited StatesSouthern AfricaNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 04:58:47 GMTJapan: Not currently planning to join China-led bank (AP) — Japan has no plan as of now to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, its government spokesman said Tuesday.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsJapanEast AsiaChinaBeijingAsiaGreater China, 31 Mar 2015 05:08:49 GMTBlackhawks get big 4-1 victory over Kings (AP) — Defensemen Duncan Keith and Niklas Hjalmarsson scored 1:04 apart in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 on Monday.By MATT CARLSONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 03:30:59 GMTSmoak, Blue Jays rough up Oberholtzer and the Astros, Fla. (AP) — Danny Valencia, Chris Colabello and Justin Smoak homered in the first two innings off Brett Olberholtzer, and Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 7-4 Monday night.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsFloridaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 31 Mar 2015 02:03:24 GMTArizona governor signs abortion drug notification mandate (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Monday that requires abortion providers in Arizona to tell women they can reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion and also bars women from buying any health care plan through the federal marketplace that includes abortion coverage.By BOB CHRISTIE and RYAN VAN VELZERaGeneral newsHealthAbortionMedicationLegislationState governmentsGovernment and politicsState legislatureHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsWomen's healthIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsDiagnosis and treatmentLegislatureArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 01:31:36 GMTMalaysian fishmonger to hang for killing 2 British students LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian court has sentenced a fishmonger to death for killing two British medical students last year on Borneo island.iGeneral newsMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 31 Mar 2015 05:08:42 GMTRed Sox's Napoli spurs 7-run inning with broken-bat homer MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Mike Napoli started a seven-run fourth inning with a broken-bat homer and Justin Masterson allowed one run in 5 2-3 innings as the Boston Red Sox rolled to a 14-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.By JOHN PERROTTOsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMLB Spring TrainingBaseballProfessional baseballSports businessMen's sportsAthlete healthEventsFort MyersFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 03:06:27 GMTNew Hampshire authorities: Mother killed daughters, self, N.H. (AP) — A 34-year-old woman shot and killed her two young daughters at their New Hampshire home before killing herself, authorities said Monday.By HOLLY RAMERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 03:15:31 GMT'Bernie' case prosecutor seeks recusal, says he's a witness, Texas (AP) — The Texas district attorney who was to prosecute for a second time the man whose murder conviction inspired the movie "Bernie" has asked to recuse himself on the eve of a pretrial hearing, saying he's become a witness.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 02:29:02 GMTIndiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new law (AP) — Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm over a new law that has much of the country portraying Indiana as a state of intolerance.By TOM DAVIESaGovernment and politicsState legislatureGays and lesbiansState governmentsReligionHuman rights and civil libertiesReligious issuesLegislationLegislatureSocial affairsSocial issuesCampaignsElectionsGender issuesIndianaIndianapolisUnited StatesNorth America, 31 Mar 2015 03:12:23 GMT21 killed when bus goes off cliff in Peruvian Andes, Peru (AP) — Authorities say 21 people were killed and 38 seriously injured when a bus veered off the road and plunged into a ravine in Peru's southeastern Andes Mountains.iGeneral newsAccidentsMountainsAccidents and disastersTransportationEnvironment and naturePeruSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 31 Mar 2015 05:08:29 GMTUConn reaches 8th straight Final Four with win over Dayton, N.Y. (AP) — Getting to the Final Four never gets old for Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies.By DOUG FEINBERGsSportsNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballWomen's basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsNHL hockeyProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sports, 31 Mar 2015 03:07:21 GMT