FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 18 Apr 2015 16:22:34 -0700With sparkling season debut by Salazar, Indians top Twins (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have had to be patient with the progress of Danny Salazar.By DAVE CAMPBELLsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 22:24:01 GMTIslamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35, Afghanistan (AP) — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country's president blamed on the Islamic State group.By LYNNE O'DONNELL and RAHIM FAIEZiGeneral newsBombingsTerrorismMilitant groupsWar crimesWar and unrestGovernment and politicsAfghanistanEgyptIraqPakistanUnited StatesMiddle EastCentral AsiaAsiaNorth AfricaAfricaSouth AsiaNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:36:08 GMTRookie G Darling to start for Blackhawks in Game 3 vs Preds (AP) — Rookie Scott Darling will start in goal in place of Corey Crawford for the Blackhawks against the Predators in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.By MATT CARLSONsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:56:34 GMTBrowne, Langer match record 64s in Greater Gwinnett, Ga. (AP) — Olin Browne shot a tournament-record 8-under 64 to take the Greater Gwinnett Championship lead and still couldn't relax.By CHARLES ODUMsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 23:05:50 GMTBryant gets 1st hit, reaches 5 times as Cubs beat Padres 7-6 (AP) — Kris Bryant got a standing ovation for his first major league hit and reached base five times Saturday in the Chicago Cubs' 7-6, 11-inning win over the San Diego Padres.By PATRICK ROSEsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 23:03:46 GMTCastroneves earns pole at Long Beach with track record BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Helio Castroneves will start on the pole for the Grand Prix of Long Beach after setting a track record Saturday during qualifying.By JOHN MARSHALLsSportsAutomobile racingIndyCarLong BeachCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 23:00:21 GMTPhillies snap 6-game skid, defeat Nationals 5-3 (AP) — Odubel Herrera had three hits and scored twice, Aaron Harang pitched six innings and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a six-game losing streak with a 5-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday.By HARVEY VALENTINEsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sports, 18 Apr 2015 21:12:32 GMTTime plus distance help some Oklahoma City victims move on CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City bombing thrust Diane Koch into the life of a crime victim's advocate for 13 years, until she realized she had to leave the state to start a new chapter of life.By TIM TALLEYaGeneral newsCrimeBombingsOklahomaOklahoma CityUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 20:07:46 GMTSpain PM says fraud probe into ex-minister damages his party (AP) — An investigation into an ex-minister and former International Monetary Fund chief over alleged fraud and money laundering is damaging Spain's ruling Popular Party, which faces a general election late this year, the prime minister said Saturday.By HAROLD HECKLEiBusinessGeneral newsGeneral electionsFraud and false statementsElectionsGovernment and politicsCrimeMadridSpainWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2015 19:40:22 GMTCurry scores 34, Warriors beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Golden State Warriors went up big before holding off the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in their playoff opener Saturday.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 22:24:31 GMTStorms developing from Texas through central Nebraska (AP) — Storms featuring high winds, hail and at least one report of a tornado swept through an area stretching from southern Texas to parts of Oklahoma, Kansas and central Nebraska on Saturday, and more were forecast later in the evening.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationTexasHoustonPasadenaSan AntonioNebraskaOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 23:17:43 GMTTulsa reserve deputy's attorneys release training records, Okla. (AP) — Attorneys have released some of the training records for a 73-year-old volunteer sheriff's deputy charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect in Oklahoma.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeOklahomaTulsaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 23:14:41 GMTSheriff: Cannot yet arrest woman bragging of killing cat (AP) — A Texas sheriff said Saturday that he could not arrest and charge a veterinarian shown in a Facebook post bragging about killing a cat with a bow and arrow unless an investigation determines the picture of the dead cat is genuine.By MICHAEL GRACZYKaGeneral newsAnimal crueltyArrestsSocial mediaCatsCrimeLaw and orderOnline mediaMediaMammalsAnimalsTexasBrenhamHoustonUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 21:13:08 GMTMan who went on 9-day killing spree in 1977 denied parole ANA, Calif. (AP) — A convicted California serial killer who went on a nine-day rampage that claimed the lives of four people has been denied parole and cannot reapply for seven years.aGeneral newsCrimeCaliforniaSanta AnaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 21:12:40 GMTThe Latest: Presidential contenders woo New Hampshire voters p.m. (EDT)By The Associated PresspGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionCampaignsPrimary electionsDiplomacyPolitical partiesGun politicsNational electionsElectionsInternational relationsPolitical organizationsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsNew HampshireUnited StatesArkansasHopeOhioLouisianaNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:59:30 GMTFinance officials see rising risks to economic recovery (AP) — World finance officials said Saturday they see a number of threats on the horizon for a global economy still clawing back from the deepest recession in seven decades, and a potential Greek debt default presents the most immediate risk.By MARTIN CRUTSINGER and HARRY DUNPHYwBusinessGovernment and politicsEconomyGovernment payEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyFinancial servicesIndustriesForeign aidInternational relationsGreeceUnited StatesEast AsiaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaAsia, 18 Apr 2015 22:23:15 GMTDifferent paths to peace after Oklahoma City bombing CITY (AP) — Time has healed some wounds for relatives of those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing 20 years ago this weekend, but some have found that moving on meant moving away.By TIM TALLEYaGeneral newsBombingsOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 20:05:13 GMTLightning rebound to even series against Red Wings, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay's Ben Bishop stopped 24 shots for his first NHL playoff victory Saturday, a 5-1 win over Detroit that evened their opening-round Eastern Conference series at one game apiece.By FRED GOODALLsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 22:05:12 GMTGolf Capsules HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Troy Merritt shot a 2-under 69 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the RBC Heritage, while defending champion Matt Kuchar and Masters winner Jordan Spieth stayed within reach.By The Associated PresssSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfHilton Head IslandChinaTexasSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 18 Apr 2015 22:43:27 GMTMusical chairs: Who would Shelton want in his 'Voice' seat?, Texas (AP) — Musical chairs is a common game on "The Voice." Pharrell is sitting in a seat originally owned by CeeLo Green and once occupied by Usher, while Shakira and Gwen Stefani have filled in when Christina Aguilera took a hiatus from the show.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAcademy of Country Music AwardsEventsAward showsMusic awardsBryanTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:05:49 GMTSome victims of California explosion released from hospital, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. investigators were at the scene Saturday of a natural gas pipeline blast at a sheriff's gun range, as four of the 11 people injured in the explosion were released from the hospital.By SCOTT SMITH and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZaGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersTrafficTransportationEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaFresnoSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 23:15:04 GMTAbreu, LaRoche lead White Sox to 12-3 win against Tigers (AP) — Jose Abreu hit a grand slam, Adam LaRoche added a three-run homer and four RBIs, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 12-3 on Saturday.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsDetroitMichiganIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 20:23:11 GMTCharges dismissed against Missouri officer in shooting CITY, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed charges against a Missouri police officer who was indicted in the nonfatal shooting of a man during an arrest last summer, saying they wouldn't have been able to get a conviction.By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderKansas CityMissouriKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:58:14 GMTEx-boxing champ Wilfredo Gomez detained, but no charges JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Former three-time boxing champion Wilfredo Gomez will not face any charges after police detained him Saturday while investigating allegations of domestic violence, authorities said.iGeneral newsSportsArrestsBoxingLaw and orderCrimeSan JuanPuerto RicoCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 18 Apr 2015 20:37:19 GMTPierce leads Wizards past Raptors in OT in Game 1 (AP) — Paul Pierce beat the Raptors with a veteran mix of brains and baskets.By IAN HARRISONsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 21:22:31 GMTLochte tops Phelps in 200 IM, 100 free heats in Arizona, Ariz. (AP) — Ryan Lochte topped Michael Phelps twice in qualifying for the 200-meter individual medley and 100 freestyle Saturday at an Arizona meet.By BETH HARRISsSportsMen's sportsWomen's sportsSwimmingAquaticsWomen's aquaticsMen's aquaticsOlympic gamesEventsMesaArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:30:11 GMTDonaldson's homer in 10th lifts Blue Jays over Braves 6-5 (AP) — After waiting 11 games for his first home run with Toronto, Josh Donaldson is quickly making up for lost time.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 23:03:21 GMT'Star Wars' design team teases 'Force Awakens' themes, Calif. (AP) — "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is about a generational transfer in more ways than one. Set 30 years after the events in "Return of the Jedi" and coming to theaters just over 30 years after the film first debuted, that idea remained top of mind for the film's brand new production design team, fans learned at Star Wars Celebration on Saturday.By LINDSEY BAHRaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 22:22:42 GMTScarlett O'Hara outfit fetches $137,000 at auction (AP) — An outfit Vivien Leigh wore when she played Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 film "Gone With the Wind" has fetched $137,000 at auction.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 21:52:02 GMTLA Kings' Jarret Stoll released after arrest in Las Vegas VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll has been released from jail after his arrest on a felony drug charge at a Las Vegas resort.aGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsDrug-related crimeCelebrityCrimeArrestsSports businessEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsLaw and orderLas VegasEdmontonNevadaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAlbertaCanada, 18 Apr 2015 20:15:15 GMTFla. Panhandle police: Man with gun fatally shot by officers CITY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida's Panhandle say a man has died after being shot by a police officer.aGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsPanama CityFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 20:31:32 GMTIndependent league experiments with 3-ball walks ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — The Long Island Ducks and Bridgeport Bluefish tried some radical speedup rules Saturday in an exhibition of the independent Atlantic League.aGeneral newsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 18 Apr 2015 23:22:08 GMTPope hopes Milan world's fair will help environmental effort CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says Milan's world's fair, which opens on May 1, can inspire decision-makers to help save the "health of the planet that God entrusted to the care of the human race."iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsVatican CityItalyMilanWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2015 20:01:16 GMTBlues whip Wild 4-1, even series at game apiece LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored two goals in the first period and then had an empty-netter for his first career playoff hat trick, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday that evened their playoff series at a game apiece.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsWomen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 22:23:50 GMTOhio officer praised for restraint, refused to shoot suspect RICHMOND, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer is being praised for holding his fire even as a slaying suspect charged him, saying repeatedly, "shoot me."aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeOhioCincinnatiUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 21:58:00 GMTPete Rose hired as Fox as special guest studio analyst YORK (AP) — Pete Rose is getting back in baseball while he awaits a ruling on his reinstatement request — as a television analyst.eArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentBaseballSports mediaProfessional baseballMen's sports, 18 Apr 2015 21:36:38 GMTWiser LA Clippers prepared for 1st-round showdown with Spurs ANGELES (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have faced almost every postseason obstacle imaginable during their 18-year run of steady success.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsNBA FinalsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsSan AntonioLos AngelesTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 18 Apr 2015 22:39:17 GMTVictims of California gas-line blast released from hospital, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say four of the 11 people injured during a natural gas pipeline blast at a sheriff's gun range in Central California have been released from the hospital.By SCOTT SMITH and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZaGeneral newsExplosionsTransportationTrafficAccidents and disastersEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaFresnoUnited StatesNorth AmericaSan Francisco, 18 Apr 2015 19:45:56 GMTPhilanthropist, shopping mall developer Taubman dies at 91 HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture — was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career, has died. He was 91.aBusinessGeneral newsStem cell researchObituariesMedical researchHealthCell biologyBiologyScienceProfessional servicesIndustriesMichiganDetroitAnn ArborUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:18:18 GMTMathews wins interim WBA lightweight title, England (AP) — Hometown fighter Derry Mathews won the interim WBA lightweight title after beating Tony Luis of Canada by unanimous decision at Echo Arena on Saturday.sSportsEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2015 23:01:58 GMTLast 2 Raiders give congressional medal to Ohio museum (AP) — The last two "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" have presented their Congressional Gold Medal for permanent display at a museum in southwest Ohio.By DAN SEWELLaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWorld War IIEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationJapanOhioEast AsiaAsiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaDaytonTokyo, 18 Apr 2015 22:59:05 GMTPolice: Officers kill man who charged at them near St. Louis, Mo. (AP) — Authorities said Saturday that police officers shot and killed a suburban St. Louis man after he charged at them with a knife.aGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 20:21:23 GMTJones throws 2 TDs, wins challenge at Ohio State spring game, Ohio (AP) — Already a statewide celebrity after guiding Ohio State to three postseason wins and the national championship last season, Cardale Jones made the most of his very first collegiate start at home.By RUSTY MILLERsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 21:36:55 GMTFox hires Pete Rose as special guest analyst YORK (AP) — Pete Rose is getting closer to the game as he awaits a ruling on his reinstatement request.eArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 18 Apr 2015 20:49:24 GMTMartinez, Heyward, Cardinals beat Reds for 4th win in row LOUIS (AP) — Carlos Martinez pitched six strong innings and Jason Heyward hit his first home run for St. Louis, leading the Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 Saturday for their fourth straight win.By STEVE OVERBEYsSportsMen's sportsProfessional baseballBaseballSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 21:17:26 GMTFacsimile of first Elvis recording re-released by Jack White, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" at his Third Man Records in Nashville.By TRAVIS LOLLEReArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:15:26 GMTDaly returning to IndyCar Series at Long Beach BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Conor Daly will return to the IndyCar Series at the Grand Prix of Long Beach after Rocky Moran Jr. broke his thumb in practice.sSportsAutomobile racingIndyCarAthlete injuriesFormula OneAthlete healthLong BeachCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 21:25:19 GMTTeen girl to stay in adult jail until trial in mom's murder, Pa. (AP) — A judge has ruled that an eighth-grade girl accused of conspiring with her soldier boyfriend by text message to have her mother killed will remain in adult jail while awaiting trial.aGeneral newsJuvenile crimeViolent crimeCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderLegal proceedingsAllentownPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 19:23:40 GMTGOP White House hopefuls bicker over America's role in world, N.H. (AP) — Rand Paul lashed out Saturday at military hawks in the Republican Party in a clash over foreign policy dividing the packed GOP presidential field.By STEVE PEOPLESpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsInternational relations2016 United States Presidential ElectionForeign policyDiplomacyPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsGovernment policyPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNew HampshireRussiaDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2015 21:09:20 GMTMerritt maintains edge through 3 rounds at RBC Heritage HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Troy Merritt felt the fear Saturday he experienced during his successful amateur career. The third-round leader at the RBC Heritage expects another healthy dose Sunday.By PETE IACOBELLIsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfHilton Head IslandTexasSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2015 22:54:45 GMT