FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 27 Feb 2017 23:57:20 -08:00Part of Rio Carnival float collapses, injuring 17http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/586468463c264a36b2a601b4c9a71bc6Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:26:24 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The top of a float collapsed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade early Tuesday, injuring at least 17 people, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/586468463c264a36b2a601b4c9a71bc6No. 1 Kansas rallies to beat Oklahoma 73-63 on Senior Nighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7bdf2a3030a42b68750ae22ce3a85f4Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:15:49 GMTLAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Frank Mason III walked toward the court with his son by his side, flanked by his father, who tried in vain to hold back to the tears before his son played his final game at Allen Fieldhouse.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7bdf2a3030a42b68750ae22ce3a85f4Towns, Wiggins combine for 56 in Wolves' 102-88 win vs Kingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53139672fc0d439d89785b5e11206ea2Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:59:13 GMTSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 29 points and 17 rebounds, Andrew Wiggins scored 27 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Sacramento Kings 102-88 on Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53139672fc0d439d89785b5e11206ea2Asia stocks advance ahead of Trump speech, China congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fded8b5d6ce24b09a7fe5d9f1ad697a3Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:02:19 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after another strong finish on Wall Street as investors awaited a speech by President Donald Trump to the U.S. Congress.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fded8b5d6ce24b09a7fe5d9f1ad697a3Prosecutors plan to indict Samsung's de facto chief on bribery, embezzlement linked to massive South Korean scandalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d413aecc42e437a8621744b0f8b7bb3Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:45:02 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutors plan to indict Samsung's de facto chief on bribery, embezzlement linked to massive South Korean scandal.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d413aecc42e437a8621744b0f8b7bb3O'Reilly says he could have been clearer about Swedish guesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f5b6b06c66d4a85ad0186114c668e7fTue, 28 Feb 2017 05:21:35 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly says he could have been clearer about a man who appeared on his show last week billed as a Swedish national security adviser.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f5b6b06c66d4a85ad0186114c668e7fWoman charged in crash that killed 2 dancers pleads in casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dd1571ec3474a52ba21570d71781232Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:07:27 GMTPARMA, Ohio (AP) — A 74-year-old woman charged in the deaths of two women who were struck when she accidentally backed her car into a crowd of dancers in suburban Cleveland has pleaded no contest to one count of vehicular homicide.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dd1571ec3474a52ba21570d71781232Despite cold Curry, Durant and Warriors beat 76ers 119-108http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36fabee4623e458db5e1c624ca31afc4Tue, 28 Feb 2017 04:31:18 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Stephen Curry is surrounded by stars with the Golden State Warriors. He's never needed them more than Monday night.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36fabee4623e458db5e1c624ca31afc4No. 2 Baylor rolls Oklahoma 103-64 days after Mulkey's ranthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d93d55827f6f4094acb94d5bb8f66cdaTue, 28 Feb 2017 04:21:33 GMTNORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kim Mulkey walked into the postgame press conference with the expression and demeanor of a coach whose team had just lost by 39 points.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d93d55827f6f4094acb94d5bb8f66cdaBright like a diamond: Harvard honors Rihanna's philanthropyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e6b3c80d1b348cdb04792472a21edbeTue, 28 Feb 2017 05:34:00 GMTCAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University thinks Rihanna shines bright like a diamond when it comes to philanthropy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e6b3c80d1b348cdb04792472a21edbeQuarantined Parise, Pominville out for Wild with mumpshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b37167c11d1240dc9fd18b0c8f90b76eTue, 28 Feb 2017 06:10:50 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild came back from their five-day bye with a most unwelcome visitor: the mumps virus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b37167c11d1240dc9fd18b0c8f90b76eToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb173db477e8422bb0d92dbd11873709Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:01:11 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb173db477e8422bb0d92dbd11873709Bangladesh militants get death sentence for killing Japanesehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1640cc585e094e8da9372e1fddde64c8Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:29:42 GMTDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Five members of a banned militant group were sentenced to death by a Bangladesh court Tuesday for their involvement in the slaying of a Japanese agricultural researcher two years ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1640cc585e094e8da9372e1fddde64c8Guy, Perrantes help No. 23 Virginia beat No. 5 UNC 53-43http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2c201a19dbf4ed38a21d73bd621c804Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:27:00 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett took the blame for a poor approach in No. 23 Virginia's 24-point loss at No. 5 North Carolina nine days ago.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2c201a19dbf4ed38a21d73bd621c804Antonin Scalia's widow among Trump's joint address guestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/456f22fab2174fa692766e82839f1400Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:50:39 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — A young woman who has survived incredible odds. The widows of two California police officers killed by a man living in the country illegally. The widow of former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/456f22fab2174fa692766e82839f1400Rights group says Thai prisons fall short of world standardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7768998a64f44b1ebb065ac6fa1a522fTue, 28 Feb 2017 05:11:05 GMTBANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's prisons fail to meet international standards, with inmates routinely shackled, stuffed into overcrowded cells and forced to work in harsh conditions, an international human rights group said Tuesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7768998a64f44b1ebb065ac6fa1a522fMalaysia's attorney general says two women suspects in killing of North Korean will be charged in court on Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4129e029e8b4843b97dcbcfe3713dd6Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:54:24 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's attorney general says two women suspects in killing of North Korean will be charged in court on Wednesday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4129e029e8b4843b97dcbcfe3713dd6Russia pledges to veto UN sanctions resolution on Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fda2b129f7a4d5facedecea7975c885Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:02:19 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia pledged to veto a Western-backed U.N. resolution Tuesday that would impose sanctions on 21 Syrian individuals, organizations and companies allegedly involved in chemical weapons attacks in the war-ravaged country.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fda2b129f7a4d5facedecea7975c885Utah bill loosens who sees booze poured but keeps barriershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00b3d61a2fb144f79491ce59bfb08b15Tue, 28 Feb 2017 04:36:59 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In heavily Mormon Utah, a lawmaker introduced a proposal Monday allowing restaurants to stop using walls or backrooms known as "Zion Curtains" that block customers from seeing alcoholic drinks being made. Supporters say the longtime requirement helps curb underage drinking by hiding the glamour of bartending.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00b3d61a2fb144f79491ce59bfb08b15Jimmy Kimmel shares insights on best picture Oscar gaffehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5357748916e40b0851dd9dde727e5d9Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:22:47 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel shared his perspective on the show's best-picture gaffe during his Monday monologue on "Jimmy Kimmel Live !"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5357748916e40b0851dd9dde727e5d9German police raid sites linked to radical mosque in Berlinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fca0d146b27249c182c9633332e6f8acTue, 28 Feb 2017 07:45:50 GMTBERLIN (AP) — German police are searching dozens of sites across Berlin linked to a mosque visited by the truck attacker Anis Amri.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fca0d146b27249c182c9633332e6f8acTeague has 25 to lift Pacers over Rockets, 117-108http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94433a89b12a439ca26e516d77ab65c0Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:20:31 GMTHOUSTON (AP) — When the Indiana Pacers got into a big hole early Monday night, no one panicked.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94433a89b12a439ca26e516d77ab65c0Kucherov's hat trick helps Lightning turn back Senators 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64249db96bae4356acac730937e24559Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:01:45 GMTTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov gave the trade-depleted Tampa Bay Lightning a much-needed lift.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64249db96bae4356acac730937e24559The Latest: N. Korea sends diplomats to Malaysia to get bodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9302c474cd5d43d9a2c051d249ffc679Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:22:16 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Kim Jong Nam, half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9302c474cd5d43d9a2c051d249ffc679Wild beat Kings 5-4 on Granlund's overtime winnerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87b73f1f80d241faaec950c8e9cdb427Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:27:09 GMTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have once again snuffed out a potential losing streak before it started.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87b73f1f80d241faaec950c8e9cdb427Part of Rio Carnival float collapses, injuring 15http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4aaf42b9ae9c42828a28e1a7ea52d8adTue, 28 Feb 2017 06:52:09 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The top of a float collapsed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade early Tuesday, injuring at least 15 people, officials said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4aaf42b9ae9c42828a28e1a7ea52d8adAustralian accused of planning to help IS develop missileshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa13086d45f04eeab00524fd256ed489Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:02:41 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Australian counterterrorism police arrested a man on Tuesday who officials say was planning to advise the Islamic State group on how to develop missiles.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa13086d45f04eeab00524fd256ed489NKorea official in Beijing after China's ban on coal importshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3bbb8f7935c4168b54ff88bb1b02894Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:40:37 GMTBEIJING (AP) — A top North Korean diplomat is visiting Beijing in the wake of China's ban on coal imports from its neighbor and the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's older half-brother in Malaysia.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3bbb8f7935c4168b54ff88bb1b02894Starbucks CEO says chain ready to enter Italy after 35 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5046eb2f5c9435a9c619d4be5a01889Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:10:20 GMTMILAN (AP) — Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's vision for the chain was largely inspired by the coffee bars he saw on his first trip to Milan more than three decades ago. But it took the company growing to about 26,000 stores in 75 countries in win the credibility he felt necessary to make the leap into the country that gave the world espresso.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5046eb2f5c9435a9c619d4be5a01889Pakistan deploys extra police ahead of regional summithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96923955f2cc4a5f9d8e99ec6f110cecTue, 28 Feb 2017 07:44:47 GMTISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's interior ministry says it has deployed extra police forces and paramilitary units to boost security in the country's capital ahead of a regional summit on economic cooperation.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96923955f2cc4a5f9d8e99ec6f110cecSouth Korean prosecutors to indict Samsung's de facto chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a90f1bfeba7744258735cba2578b3d6bTue, 28 Feb 2017 07:36:59 GMTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean special prosecutors said they would indict Samsung's de facto chief Tuesday on bribery, embezzlement and other charges linked to a political scandal that has toppled President Park Geun-hye.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a90f1bfeba7744258735cba2578b3d6bJudge to hear arguments on Dakota Access oil pipeline workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f983e46c8e704aec9cebec7dd10afb5fTue, 28 Feb 2017 06:20:52 GMTBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday about whether to stop the final bit of construction on the disputed Dakota Access pipeline, perhaps just days before it could start moving oil.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f983e46c8e704aec9cebec7dd10afb5fChina's coal consumption falls for 3rd year in a rowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3e773f0982f407fb58d3582fb37f271Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:07:18 GMTBEIJING (AP) — China's consumption of coal fell in 2016 for a third year in a row, official data showed Tuesday, as the world's top polluter increasingly grapples with its massive pollution challenges.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3e773f0982f407fb58d3582fb37f271Outlaw's career night carries Hokies past No. 25 Miamihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ce4e4a2bb79433e9e3f6ebef10dfadbTue, 28 Feb 2017 05:58:04 GMTBLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — When Virginia Tech lost Chris Clarke for the season with a knee injury, it lost its best passer, its best rebounder, and one of its top scorers.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ce4e4a2bb79433e9e3f6ebef10dfadbTrial in Ohio officer's slaying delayed until Octoberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d13e6aea1d54780960b3a1a2120a3aeTue, 28 Feb 2017 05:05:27 GMTDANVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The trial of a man accused of fatally shooting an Ohio policeman has been pushed back again, this time until early October.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d13e6aea1d54780960b3a1a2120a3aeHawks prevail 114-98 in scrappy showdown with Celticshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75d9dc691c5a4a85a1e08b5b20eb27c5Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:00:47 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer knew that stopping the Boston Celtics hinged on making things hard for Isaiah Thomas.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75d9dc691c5a4a85a1e08b5b20eb27c5Malaysia to charge 2 women with murder in N. Korean's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23a149f5c41842de918669cfe42c6199Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:38:44 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's attorney general said Tuesday that the two women accused of killing the half brother of North Korea's leader with a nerve agent in a Kuala Lumpur airport terminal will be charged with murder.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23a149f5c41842de918669cfe42c61993 dead, 2 injured in plane that hits houses in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8425a4fbffe6469ca0d3b8c1c9ddd3a3Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:54:12 GMTRIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Three people died and two were injured when a small plane carrying them home from a cheerleading competition crashed into two Southern California homes and sparked a major fire Monday, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8425a4fbffe6469ca0d3b8c1c9ddd3a34 dead, 2 injured after plane hits houses in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec59356aebc3477ba90a65fcde97c8a1Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:50:03 GMTRIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Four people died and two were injured when a small plane carrying a family returning from a cheerleading competition crashed into two Southern California homes and sparked a major fire Monday, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec59356aebc3477ba90a65fcde97c8a1UN defends refugee vetting as Trump mulls revised entry banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eff577bda78d45da97db44dc963db7e6Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:23:09 GMTAMMAN, Jordan (AP) — In an office cubicle at the U.N. refugee agency, a Syrian woman and her three daughters took turns staring into a camera for iris scans. Their biometric registration, a first step toward possible resettlement in the West, is to be followed by interviews and background checks that can take months or even years.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eff577bda78d45da97db44dc963db7e6The Latest: 4 dead, 2 injured as plane hits California homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4564b92e03a24b39b062de2cc8cb3784Tue, 28 Feb 2017 04:21:22 GMTRIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a small plane that crashed into homes in Southern California (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4564b92e03a24b39b062de2cc8cb3784Growing problem: Pot lights give ham radio operators a buzzhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8291950de5134b0da66dde82d4107f87Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:50:27 GMTAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Retired Coast Guard officer Roger Johnson sometimes notices a harsh buzz when he turns on his amateur radio, and he blames high-powered lighting used to grow pot.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8291950de5134b0da66dde82d4107f87The Latest: 3 dead, 2 injured as plane hits California homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/337cd87525f94723b982c8c13fb6ca3aTue, 28 Feb 2017 06:24:40 GMTRIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a small plane that crashed into homes in Southern California (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/337cd87525f94723b982c8c13fb6ca3aCapitals acquire defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk from Blueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba8bcb073c3a424c8658be7681116b35Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:07:38 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — With their championship window in danger of closing, the Washington Capitals made a strong move Monday to try to win the Stanley Cup this spring by acquiring defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk in a trade with the St. Louis Blues.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba8bcb073c3a424c8658be7681116b35Afghan official: Policeman turns gun on colleagues, kills 11http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5b230b87890454abcde82c3e1aefa2cTue, 28 Feb 2017 07:17:44 GMTKANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say at least 11 police officers have been shot and killed by a fellow policeman at a checkpoint in the southern Helmand province.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5b230b87890454abcde82c3e1aefa2cTaiwan marks crackdown anniversary amid China tensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dea60c37369496aa8864712a16284e5Tue, 28 Feb 2017 04:46:54 GMTTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Amid renewed tensions between Beijing and Taipei, Taiwan on Tuesday marked the 70th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on anti-government protesters that is widely seen as a rejection of China's claims to the self-governing island democracy.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dea60c37369496aa8864712a16284e5Trades hinging on playoff success are 'in vogue' in the NHLhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe8c9ad8f8404036a576ce56b1cd00dbTue, 28 Feb 2017 04:51:20 GMTThe NHL trade deadline can make for some conflicting interests come playoff time.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe8c9ad8f8404036a576ce56b1cd00dbNorth Korea sends high-level delegation to Malaysia to seek return of body of leader's slain half brotherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/853247e0e46e4652b05929118b661ed0Tue, 28 Feb 2017 07:19:02 GMTKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea sends high-level delegation to Malaysia to seek return of body of leader's slain half brother.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/853247e0e46e4652b05929118b661ed0Curry, Mavs hand Heat 3rd loss in 19 games with 96-89 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de785dbf353d422f930e0e7dcd86d4acTue, 28 Feb 2017 05:32:37 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Seth Curry signaled for a three-point play when he was knocked down after making a jumper to give Dallas its first lead.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de785dbf353d422f930e0e7dcd86d4acLeBron shakes off strep throat, leads Cavs past Bucks 102-95http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aadb492a1f044340af5d742e7308e0dcTue, 28 Feb 2017 04:17:06 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James returned from sickness, and the Cavaliers felt a whole lot better.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aadb492a1f044340af5d742e7308e0dc