FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:13:07 -0800Blizzard-like conditions possible in Northeast's next stormhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3db51fde803d4a29b4bcce8b7b09aa7eNEW YORK (AP) — A major snowstorm with blizzard-like conditions could drop a foot or more of snow across most parts of the Northeast as they gear up for the workweek right after the first real storm of the winter hit them with rain, several inches of snow and messy slush.aBusinessGeneral newsStormsWeatherWinter weatherAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPhiladelphiaNew York CityMainePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3db51fde803d4a29b4bcce8b7b09aa7eSun, 25 Jan 2015 08:35:10 GMTObama looks to build toward policy breakthroughs with Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/686cb22fb6f646fa80de8fe94892c009NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama was welcomed like royalty Sunday in India as he opened a three-day visit aimed at turning his burgeoning rapport with Prime Minister Narendra Modi into progress on climate change, defense and economic issues.By JULIE PACEiGovernment and politicsInternational relationsNew DelhiIndiaUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaSouth AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/686cb22fb6f646fa80de8fe94892c009Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:32:17 GMTDead whale found at Seattle dock struck by ship propellerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a07fca5ee84b403dbf5d5d2305612400SEATTLE (AP) — A 32-foot gray whale that turned up dead under the Washington state ferry terminal in downtown Seattle died earlier this week because it was struck by the propeller of a large vessel, according to the initial results of a necropsy completed Saturday.aGeneral newsAnimalsWhalesCoastlines and beachesMammalsWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsSeattleWashingtonAlaskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a07fca5ee84b403dbf5d5d2305612400Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:18:39 GMTNepal pushed to political turmoil over new constitutionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05689a539504403a651b7159cb662baKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal was pushed further into a political turmoil over a draft of a new constitution with an opposition alliance vowing street protests.iGeneral newsConstitutionsGovernment and politicsNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05689a539504403a651b7159cb662baSun, 25 Jan 2015 09:39:48 GMTRandolph's double-double leads Grizzlies past Sixers 101-83http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e52b8d4208b447e38178342b00e5b9a2MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Zach Randolph had 17 points and 14 rebounds and Jeff Green scored 18 as the Memphis Grizzlies coasted to a 101-83 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.By CLAY BAILEYsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsMemphisTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e52b8d4208b447e38178342b00e5b9a2Sun, 25 Jan 2015 03:48:27 GMTSharapova, Bouchard into quarterfinals at Australian Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d95433b197d844a792f6326d214b0146MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal put earlier stumbles behind them with convincing wins Sunday to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.By JOHN PYEsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisMen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d95433b197d844a792f6326d214b0146Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:02:03 GMTObama received warmly in India, seeks policy advanceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5ef13c4194649b689b9d54a00b65943NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama was greeted in India Sunday with an elaborate welcome at the country's sprawling presidential palace, then he solemnly laid a wreath at a memorial honoring the father of India's independence movement, Mahatma Gandhi.By JULIE PACEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsConstitutionsNew DelhiIndiaUnited StatesSouth AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5ef13c4194649b689b9d54a00b65943Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:02:28 GMTAshley Wagner wins 3rd US title with record-setting scoreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fed3707294547058807f8b11b48f0a2GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ashley Wagner is boasting that the American women can win medals at the world championships.By RACHEL COHENsSportsWomen's skatingWomen's sportsFigure skatingMen's sportsSkatingMen's skatingRecord setting eventsWinter Olympic gamesGeneral newsOlympic gamesEventsGreensboroUnited StatesSochiNorth CarolinaNorth AmericaRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fed3707294547058807f8b11b48f0a2Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:46:06 GMTObama offers condolence to Abe over slain hostagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56a460f192094a74b762b16bd8f9740bNEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama has offered condolences to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over the killing of a Japanese national by the Islamic State group.By JULIE PACEiGovernment and politicsHostage situationsGeneral newsJapanUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56a460f192094a74b762b16bd8f9740bSun, 25 Jan 2015 07:42:02 GMTAldridge returns and Blazers beat Wizards 103-96http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ed1486e0bfe4fa489ce1a4a180e56b4PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge returned to the Trail Blazers two days after saying he was going to have thumb surgery and had 26 points and nine rebounds in a Portland's 103-96 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.By ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ed1486e0bfe4fa489ce1a4a180e56b4Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:51:51 GMT'Mean Girls' it's not but some players scoff at friendshipshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e50749fcfc3a489a97ff536d479f4966MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — In their latest public display of friendship, Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki posted a photo of getting their nails done before the Australian Open. The camaraderie, in a sport better known for its rivalries, has prompted discussion among players on what it's like in the locker room and behind-the-scenes with top women's tennis stars.By JOCELYN GECKERsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsFriendshipsTennisEventsRelationshipsLifestyleAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e50749fcfc3a489a97ff536d479f4966Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:53:59 GMTJapan stunned after video claims death of 1 of 2 IS hostageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5719a3986fbb4a64a0ca8de73acaa70eTOKYO (AP) — From prime minister to ordinary people, Japanese responded with shock Sunday at a video purportedly showing one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed.By YURI KAGEYAMAiGeneral newsHostage situationsConstitutionsGovernment and politicsJapanSyriaUnited StatesMiddle EastEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5719a3986fbb4a64a0ca8de73acaa70eSun, 25 Jan 2015 07:54:41 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f84ec2994faf44389f8036f030614135Today is Sunday, Jan. 25, the 25th day of 2015. There are 340 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsUnited StatesRussiaNew YorkMiddle EastNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f84ec2994faf44389f8036f030614135Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:00:33 GMTSaturday, January 31http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c419170f75964aa0910bf70f88b49de5Today is Saturday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2015. There are 334 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsThe MoonWar and unrestWorld War IILegislatureBombingsFinancial crisisCrimeMusicAstronomyScienceEventsGovernment and politicsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEconomyBusinessFinancial marketsCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelEntertainmentArts and entertainmentScotlandUnited KingdomUnited StatesMoscowGermanyMexicoMozambiqueEast AfricaEast AsiaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaRussiaEastern EuropeCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanAfricaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c419170f75964aa0910bf70f88b49de5Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:33:55 GMTTradition and trophies: What to Watch at the Aussie Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a826256ee784f76b8c7d96157a8e486MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A place in the quarterfinals awaits the victors Monday when the fourth round is completed at the Australian Open and the second week begins in earnest at Melbourne Park.By DENNIS PASSAsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsTennisWomen's sportsEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a826256ee784f76b8c7d96157a8e486Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:37:02 GMTA year after Daytona crash, Gidley still hopes to race againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1b0b031d88642bc8130a01012e73415DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It's been a year since Memo Gidley's frightening accident at Daytona International Speedway. And he doesn't remember anything about it.By MARK LONGsSportsAutomobile racingDaytona BeachFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1b0b031d88642bc8130a01012e73415Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:52:08 GMTHornets beat Melo-less Knicks 76-71 for 9th win in 11 gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cde5f003b5c40c589e0264cf18d8de2CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brian Roberts believes the Charlotte Hornets are in good hands if Kemba Walker is out for any length of time.By STEVE REEDsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthCharlotteNew York CityNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cde5f003b5c40c589e0264cf18d8de2Sun, 25 Jan 2015 03:54:52 GMTHayward has 24 as Jazz roll over reeling Nets 108-73http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39468b7b4c6d427e95b46a07f698ca99SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Trey Burke started on the bench again but was hard to miss once he got in the game.By MATTHEW COLESsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39468b7b4c6d427e95b46a07f698ca99Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:35:51 GMTTV talk show pioneer Franklin, who gave Pacino chance, dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78900b810e124779877c96213740a2bdNEW YORK (AP) — Pioneering radio and TV host Joe Franklin, who gave breaks to the likes of Al Pacino and Bill Cosby on his variety show long before they became famous and who boasted he never missed a broadcast in decades, has died at age 88.By KAREN MATTHEWSaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCelebrityRadio programsObituariesEntertainmentTelevision programsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78900b810e124779877c96213740a2bdSun, 25 Jan 2015 08:26:20 GMTNo. 7 Arizona avenges loss in Berkeley, crushing Cal 73-50http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/921aa64771c34130966f7322a6002705BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Stanley Johnson had 19 points and nine rebounds, Dusan Ristic scored 12 points and No. 7 Arizona avenged last season's loss in Berkeley by crushing California 73-50 on Saturday night.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsCollege sportsArizonaBerkeleyCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/921aa64771c34130966f7322a6002705Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:51:32 GMTNikki Reed coy about love for Somerhalder, but not animalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6deedbdb3ea147d1a4798fb7ec914ba0PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Nikki Reed was coy when asked about her rumored engagement to actor Ian Somerhalder, saying only, "Life is really great right now and I'm so excited for the future." But she was effusive about her love for animals.eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentSundance Film FestivalCatsEventsMammalsAnimalsPark CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6deedbdb3ea147d1a4798fb7ec914ba0Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:13:26 GMT'Birdman' wins Producers Guild's top trophyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f576c5426ed9494487b1bd7f80014fb3LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Birdman" received a welcome lift on its flight to the Oscars after winning the Producers Guild of America's highest film award Saturday night at a ceremony in Los Angeles.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentAward showsAcademy AwardsEventsTelevision programshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f576c5426ed9494487b1bd7f80014fb3Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:17:32 GMTJimenez, Mediate share lead in Champions Tour openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/158d33a7c29e4a00b0f2758b368b5a0cKAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez shot an 8-under 64 in windy conditions Saturday for a share of the lead with Rocco Mediate in the Champions Tour's season-opening Mitsubishi Electric Championship.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfHawaiiKailua-KonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/158d33a7c29e4a00b0f2758b368b5a0cSun, 25 Jan 2015 05:36:15 GMTHalep through to Australian Open quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21c325241261402b8ad622808b4788a7MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Simona Halep advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals for the second straight year with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium on SundaysSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21c325241261402b8ad622808b4788a7Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:46:07 GMTZambia: Ruling party candidate wins presidential electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07237ac752994b7ab386d7412b148bfcLUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — The candidate from the ruling Patriotic Front, Edgar Lungu, has won Zambia's presidential election called after President Michael Sata died in October, the acting chief justice announced late Saturday.By NOEL SICHALWEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsJudicial electionsElectionsPolitical partiesNational electionsJudiciaryPolitical organizationsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsZambiaSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07237ac752994b7ab386d7412b148bfcSun, 25 Jan 2015 09:24:22 GMTTruck bombing in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, wounds 2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8e232e18b9c4d28b997179bb45ba73cKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban truck bomb exploded in the Afghan capital Sunday, wounding two people in the first attack targeting Kabul in almost three weeks, officials said.By RAHIM FAIEZiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsImprovised explosivesAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8e232e18b9c4d28b997179bb45ba73cSun, 25 Jan 2015 08:44:35 GMTBerdych beats Tomic to reach Australian Open quartershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/126efcb4973345a59195b22653c61a36MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tomas Berdych reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open for the fifth consecutive year with a 6-2, 7-6 (3), 6-2 win over local hope Bernard Tomic.sSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/126efcb4973345a59195b22653c61a36Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:26:55 GMTAnti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3af070c269674e5b9dd7ec0bb0b5fccbATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election that could alter the course of the country's struggle with crippling debts, with a radical left party poised to win by promising to rewrite the terms of its international bailout.By ELENA BECATOROSiGeneral newsFinancial crisisGovernment and politicsNational governmentsPolitical partiesGeneral electionsGovernment transitionsEconomyBusinessFinancial marketsPolitical organizationsElectionsGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3af070c269674e5b9dd7ec0bb0b5fccbSun, 25 Jan 2015 09:24:16 GMTNew York radio, TV talk show pioneer Joe Franklin dies at 88http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c75cb9260a9c43a1a64c63cdb5310087NEW YORK (AP) — A pioneering New York City radio and TV host who gave breaks to Al Pacino and Bill Cosby long before they became famous and boasted he never missed a broadcast in decades has died. Joe Franklin was 88.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsRadio programsCelebrityObituariesEntertainmentNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c75cb9260a9c43a1a64c63cdb5310087Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:53:50 GMTNo. 6 Wisconsin holds off Michigan 69-64 in overtimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ed280db7cd840f0a696aa4f8f30db80ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Frank Kaminsky and his Wisconsin Badgers kept their cool after a last-second shot sent them to overtime.By NOAH TRISTERsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsMichiganWisconsinAnn ArborUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ed280db7cd840f0a696aa4f8f30db80Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:09:15 GMTFather of Japanese hostage reported killed still hopefulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d03f9d8a0595483cbeb16bf8aa1a44e3TOKYO (AP) — The father of the Japanese hostage purportedly shown in a video as having been killed by Islamic State militants is hoping against hope his son could still be alive.By YURI KAGEYAMAiGeneral newsHostage situationsKidnappingCrimeJapanSyriaMiddle EastEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d03f9d8a0595483cbeb16bf8aa1a44e3Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:58:27 GMTO.J. Mayo scores 20, hot-shooting Bucks beat Pistons 101-86http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/540f8f4824bd4e2b8d6ecf4f8afe7e53MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Bucks made their coach proud with the way they moved the ball against the Detroit Pistons.By GENARO C. ARMASsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMilwaukeeTorontoWisconsinUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/540f8f4824bd4e2b8d6ecf4f8afe7e53Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:18:47 GMTVylegzhanin wins World Cup skiathlonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5a9e2bf6c1a41f9aa3f7df90aea8598RYBINSK, Russia (AP) — Maxim Vylegzhanin became the first Russian to win a cross-country skiing World Cup race this season with victory in a 30-kilometer skiathlon on Sunday.sSportsNordic skiingSkiingMen's skiingMen's sportsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5a9e2bf6c1a41f9aa3f7df90aea8598Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:47:12 GMTOfficials scramble after massive power outage hits Pakistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7da2245eb882435e85e4a7fe9ba802b2ISLAMABAD (AP) — A massive blackout struck Pakistan early Sunday, leaving as much as 80 percent of the country without electricity at its height as officials rushed to restore power.iBusinessGeneral newsPower outagesService outagesPakistanSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7da2245eb882435e85e4a7fe9ba802b2Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:43:39 GMTMaria Sharapova beats Peng in 4th round at Australian Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76d76da8f5b5444eb82e0c10bcaef01fMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Second-seeded Maria Sharapova is through to the Australian Open quarterfinals after a 6-3, 6-0 win over China's Peng Shuai on Sunday, setting up another Grand Slam meeting with Eugenie Bouchard.sSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76d76da8f5b5444eb82e0c10bcaef01fSun, 25 Jan 2015 03:57:59 GMTIndonesian rescuers fail again to lift fuselage of AirAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5df3d6e1cdcb44af80966a9ae3e66bfaPANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — The second attempt to lift the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner failed Sunday as the wreckage sank back to the ocean floor when a rope linking the lifting balloons broke.By FADLAN SYAMiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5df3d6e1cdcb44af80966a9ae3e66bfaSun, 25 Jan 2015 09:52:43 GMTRafael Nadal through to Australian Open quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6aed088fcf542a290b5582615d27846MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal stayed in contention for his second Australian Open title six years after his first with a 7-5, 6-1, 6-4 fourth-round win Sunday over Kevin Anderson.sSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6aed088fcf542a290b5582615d27846Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:26:31 GMTSecurity tightened on anniversary of Egypt's 2011 uprisinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f265fa357b8845688e9b295bace464dfCAIRO (AP) — Authorities in Egypt tightened security in Cairo and other cities Sunday in anticipation of possible protests to mark the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.By HAMZA HENDAWIiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestRebellions and uprisingsPolitical activismWar and unrestPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f265fa357b8845688e9b295bace464dfSun, 25 Jan 2015 09:11:46 GMT'Racing Extinction' documentary a call to save the planethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9924ba88827482397197423845e97c3PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — It's not too late to save the planet, but documentarian Louis Psihoyos says the time is now.eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentSundance Film FestivalDocumentariesAnimalsEventsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWildlifeAir qualityPark CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9924ba88827482397197423845e97c3Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:36:07 GMTGusty winds knock out power to 55K in Southern Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab852ab524e54cd3acf47bf3e8d4c375LOS ANGELES (AP) — Powerful Santa Ana winds with gusts topping 89 mph toppled trees and power poles in Southern California on Saturday, leaving tens of thousands of people without electricity.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherCaliforniaLos AngelesSanta AnaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab852ab524e54cd3acf47bf3e8d4c375Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:26:37 GMTNo. 3 Gonzaga tops Pacific 91-60, wins 36th straight at homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d978f7f4789409ab0a4387ea5e64c3fSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The plan for No. 3 Gonzaga was to get defensive stops early against Pacific on Saturday night.By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWashingtonSpokaneUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d978f7f4789409ab0a4387ea5e64c3fSun, 25 Jan 2015 03:58:32 GMTAUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Bouchard's song requestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bdacc8db2794c44aaa0610f5e5cc4c9MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard appreciates the creativity of her personal cheering section, a group of (mostly) male fans called the Genie Army.sSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bdacc8db2794c44aaa0610f5e5cc4c9Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:05:28 GMTBalloon crew launches in bid to break 2 major recordshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/309cb49964624bc180d17dc840751948ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An international team has launched its helium-filled balloon from Japan in a bid to reach North America and break two major records en route.aGeneral newsJapanAlbuquerqueNorth AmericaNew MexicoEast AsiaAsiaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/309cb49964624bc180d17dc840751948Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:00:21 GMTRockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc1b804e17bf456a9e2c3cbf5faa49d7KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine's southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. The Ukrainian president called the blitz a terrorist attack and NATO and the U.S. demanded that Russia stop supporting the rebels.By PETER LEONARDiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsTerrorismInternational relationsLocal governmentsInternational agreementsDiplomacyUkraineCrimeaKievRussiaMinskDonetskEuropeUnited StatesEastern EuropeBelarusNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc1b804e17bf456a9e2c3cbf5faa49d7Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:43:51 GMTAbe 'speechless' after video claims IS hostage deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a88b7c6839964bc7bece3aaa5395d2f4TOKYO (AP) — Japan's prime minister said Sunday he was "speechless" after an online video purportedly showed that one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed, and he demanded the release of the other.By YURI KAGEYAMAiGeneral newsHostage situationsCivil warsGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsWar and unrestJapanSyriaUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiaMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a88b7c6839964bc7bece3aaa5395d2f4Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:26:53 GMTSanta Ana winds knock out power to thousands in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b7177b248f2405eb945cf547fa58d3aLOS ANGELES (AP) — Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles.aGeneral newsPower outagesWeatherFiresService outagesAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLos AngelesCaliforniaSanta AnaOntarioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b7177b248f2405eb945cf547fa58d3aSun, 25 Jan 2015 09:43:59 GMTRussia blocks UN condemnation of shelling of Ukraine cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/504f76ae76f944679134befaaa8c6e9dUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia blocked a Western-backed U.N. Security Council statement Saturday that would have condemned indiscriminate shelling in Ukraine's southeastern city of Mariupol that killed about 30 civilians and injured more than 90.By EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsUkraineRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/504f76ae76f944679134befaaa8c6e9dSun, 25 Jan 2015 06:01:19 GMTGreeks go to polls in critical snap general electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0eba9f9c954748d38b84cb9ddc8b833fATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syriza party of Alexis Tsipras tipped as the favorite to win, although possibly without a large enough majority to form a government.iGeneral newsVotingElectionsPublic opinionFinancial crisisGovernment and politicsNational governmentsGeneral electionsGovernment transitionsSocial affairsEconomyBusinessFinancial marketsGreeceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0eba9f9c954748d38b84cb9ddc8b833fSun, 25 Jan 2015 05:51:50 GMTObama to cut short India trip to pay call on Saudi Arabiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecb8f1f833484d2d99ccfc57afdc9a45RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama will shorten his trip to India and divert to Saudi Arabia, paying respects after the death of King Abdullah and meeting with the oil-rich nation's new monarch, the White House said Saturday.By JULIE PACEiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesIndiaSaudi ArabiaDistrict of ColumbiaNew DelhiRiyadhMiddle EastFranceParisNorth AmericaSouth AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecb8f1f833484d2d99ccfc57afdc9a45Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:08:38 GMTIn Nigeria, Kerry to discuss election, insurgent grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/549d37cf4299477089846d5b57987856ZURICH (AP) — Reflecting concern over the possibility of postelection violence, America's top diplomat is seeking separate meetings with Nigeria's president and his leading opponent ahead of voting as part of an effort to encourage both sides to accept the results peacefully.By KEN DILANIANiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestWar and unrestRun-off electionsDiplomacyElectionsInternational relationsNigeriaUnited StatesWest AfricaAfricaNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/549d37cf4299477089846d5b57987856Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:01:25 GMT