FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 05 Mar 2015 19:53:11 -0800Lightning double up Maple Leafs 4-2, Fla. (AP) — Ben Bishop made 25 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning earned a 4-2 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night.By BOB BELLONEsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTampaFloridaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 06 Mar 2015 03:47:23 GMTPolice: Federal judge shot during robbery attempt in Detroit (AP) — Detroit police say a federal judge has been shot outside his home in an apparent attempted robbery.aGeneral newsNational courtsTheftCrimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:45:16 GMTHunter Pence breaks arm in Giants' win over Cubs, Ariz. (AP) — San Francisco outfielder Hunter Pence broke his left forearm and will be sidelined six to eight weeks after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of the Giants' 8-6 victory over a Chicago Cubs split-squad Thursday.By RICK EYMERsSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 01:53:03 GMTOfficials: Truck driver fell asleep in fatal collision, Wash. (AP) — Investigators say it appears the driver of a large box truck fell asleep before the truck crossed the center line of a rural central Washington highway, colliding with a car and a school bus.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:41:49 GMTKershaw efficient in spring debut for Dodgers, Ariz. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw appears ready to pick up where he left off last season.sSportsAthlete injuriesMLB Spring TrainingAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsArizonaCaliforniaChicagoSan DiegoUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinois, 06 Mar 2015 01:40:15 GMTAsia stocks gain after ECB upgrades growth ahead of US jobs, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Friday as investor sentiment was boosted by the European Central Bank's growth forecast upgrade and expectations for a solid increase in U.S. employment.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyCorporate stockCorporate newsLabor economyFinancial servicesIndustriesSouth KoreaUnited StatesEast AsiaEuropeAsiaNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:03:39 GMTNationals rally late, down Mets 5-4 in Scherzer's debut, Fla. (AP) — Max Scherzer gave up a home run to John Mayberry Jr. in his two-inning debut for Washington, and Kila Ka'aihue hit a two-run shot in the seventh to lead the Nationals to a 5-4 victory over the New York Mets on Thursday.By KYLE HIGHTOWERsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 01:42:16 GMTPortis scores 24 to lead No. 18 Arkansas to wild 78-74 win, S.C. (AP) — Bobby Portis scored 24 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead No. 18 Arkansas to a 78-74 victory over South Carolina on Thursday night.By JEFFREY COLLINSsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsArkansasSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:48:26 GMTHillary Clinton email trove under review for release (AP) — The government will review a huge cache of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for possible release after revelations she conducted official business as secretary of state in the shadows of a private account. The disclosure has raised questions in the buildup to her expected presidential run about whether she adhered to the letter or spirit of accountability laws.By STEPHEN BRAUN and BRADLEY KLAPPERhtGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTechnologyUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsDiplomacyPolitical resignationsClassified informationInternet technologyComputing and information technologyCommunication technologyInternational relationsPolitical issuesPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:09:36 GMTWalker spokeswoman blasts Clinton over emails, Wis. (AP) — Likely presidential candidate Scott Walker's spokeswoman blasted Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday for using a personal email account during the four years she was secretary of state — even though the Wisconsin governor did something similar when he was Milwaukee County executive.By SCOTT BAUERhtGovernment and politicsPolitical scandalsUnited States Presidential ElectionState governmentsLocal governmentsPolitical partiesInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTechnologyCommunication technologyNational electionsElectionsPolitical issuesEventsPolitical organizationsWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:18:55 GMTLate winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast (AP) — A late winter storm blanketed the Northeast on Thursday after zipping across much of the South, leaving hundreds of drivers and their passengers stranded on highways in Kentucky and thousands of customers without power in West Virginia.By SEAN CARLIN and GEOFF MULVIHILLaGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherStormsTrafficTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessKentuckyUnited StatesMemphisMarylandNorth AmericaTennessee, 06 Mar 2015 03:45:04 GMTFlyers score 3 goals in 3rd period, top St. Louis 3-1 (AP) — Michael Del Zotto and Wayne Simmonds scored third-period goals to rally the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night.By DAN GELSTONsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:48:52 GMTAir Force veteran who saved orphans in Korean War dies at 97 (AP) — Retired Air Force Col. Dean Hess, who helped rescue hundreds of orphans in the Korean War and whose exploits prompted a Hollywood film starring Rock Hudson, has died at age 97.By LISA CORNWELLaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentVeteransObituariesCelebrityDaytonUnited StatesOhioNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 01:51:37 GMTPominville lifts Wild over Capitals 2-1 (AP) — Jason Pominville scored two third-period goals, Devan Dubnyk made 24 saves, and the Minnesota Wild rallied for a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDistrict of ColumbiaMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:10:22 GMTElaine Wynn fights to stay on Wynn Resorts board VEGAS (AP) — Admonishing the Wynn Resorts board for attempting to oust its only female director and defending her role with the company, Elaine Wynn implored shareholders in a proxy statement Thursday to re-elect her to the board after other directors voted not to re-nominate her.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLaBusinessGeneral news, 06 Mar 2015 01:52:25 GMTHillary Clinton email trove reviewed for release, security (AP) — The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business as secretary of state, a senior State Department official said Thursday.By STEPHEN BRAUN and BRADLEY KLAPPERhtGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTechnologyUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsDiplomacyClassified informationInternet technologyComputing and information technologyCommunication technologyInternational relationsPolitical issuesPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:19:29 GMTDefense asks judge to move running-death trial, Ala. (AP) — A woman charged with making her granddaughter run until she died asked a judge Friday to move her trial to another county because of three years of intense news media coverage.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderAlabamaGadsdenUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 01:40:31 GMTPhiladelphia officer shot dead while trying to stop robbery (AP) — A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store, city officials said Thursday.aGeneral newsCrimeGamesViolent crimeTheftRecreation and leisureLifestylePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:40:34 GMTGoogle providing car insurance quotes in latest expansion FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is helping California drivers shop for car insurance as part of a new service that could foreshadow the Internet company's latest attempt to shake up a long-established industry.By MICHAEL LIEDTKEhtBusinessTechnologyAutomobilesFinancial servicesIndustriesPersonal insurancePersonal financeMedia and entertainment industryLifestyleProducts and servicesCorporate newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 01:35:53 GMTProtesters at Nevada air base call for end to drone warfare VEGAS (AP) — Protesters outside an air base in southern Nevada are calling for an end to U.S. drone missions that they say kill many more civilians than terrorists halfway around the world.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftPolitical and civil unrestMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsNevadaLas VegasUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:32:25 GMT10 Things to Know for Friday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:By The Associated PressaGeneral news, 06 Mar 2015 02:01:48 GMTRingling Bros. to give up elephant acts in 3 years CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus says the "Greatest Show on Earth" will go on without elephants.By TAMARA LUSHaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsAnimalsDolphinsAnimal welfareSpectacularsRecreation and leisureLifestyleMammalsSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesFloridaCaliforniaNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 01:51:28 GMTCueto makes debut, Badenhop hit hard as Indians win 9-3, Ariz. (AP) — Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto made his spring debut and allowed one hit and struck out two in two scoreless innings on Thursday.By GARY SCHATZsSportsMLB Spring TrainingEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsClevelandArizonaOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 01:28:07 GMTFlames beat Bruins 4-3 in shootout (AP) — Sean Monahan scored Calgary's first goal at Boston in more than eight years, and the Flames earned their first road win against the Bruins since 2003 with a 4-3 shootout victory on Thursday night.By DOUG ALDENsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBostonCalgaryMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaAlbertaCanada, 06 Mar 2015 03:20:59 GMTSceviour's shootout goal lifts Stars over Panthers 4-3, Fla. (AP) — Colton Sceviour scored the winning goal in the shootout to lift the Dallas Stars to a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.By PAUL GEREFFIsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsWNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballWomen's basketballWomen's sportsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:46:05 GMTMyanmar cracks down on education protest at Yangon pagoda, Myanmar (AP) — Police freed eight demonstrators on Friday after they were detained a day earlier in a crackdown on students and activists opposing Myanmar's new education law.By AYE AYE WINiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsEducationEducation policyGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestSocial affairsGovernment policyMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 02:46:49 GMTMLB players union rips leaks on Josh Hamilton's issues, Calif. (AP) — The Major League Baseball Players Association is furious about information leaks surrounding Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton.sSportsAthlete compensationSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:21:59 GMTFreight train carrying crude oil derails near Illinois city, Ill. (AP) — A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in northern Illinois on Thursday, bursting into flames and prompting authorities to evacuate everyone within 1 mile, authorities said.aBusinessGeneral newsTransportationFiresEvacuationsAccidentsAccidents and disastersEnergy industryIndustriesIllinoisIowaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:28:21 GMTKnife attack at China train station leaves 9 injured (AP) — At least two assailants armed with knives attacked people at a train station in southern China on Friday, injuring nine, and police fatally shot one of the suspects, officials said.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 03:17:30 GMTNo. 15 North Carolina women advance over Georgia Tech 84-64, N.C. (AP) — Stephanie Mavunga scored 23 points, matched her career-high with 16 rebounds and blocked a career-high eight shots on Thursday to lead No. 15 North Carolina, the sixth seed, to an 84-64 win over 11th-seeded Georgia Tech in the second round of the ACC tournament.sSportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsGeorgiaNorth CarolinaGreensboroUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:34:11 GMT1 entrance to UC Santa Cruz opens; student protest ongoing CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — UC Santa Cruz officials say student protesters against tuition increases have cleared the west entrance to campus. But the protest is ongoing and the main gate is still blocked.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsHigher educationEducationPolitical and civil unrestSocial affairsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:03:48 GMTKnifed US envoy to Seoul in pain as officials investigate, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to South Korea struggled with pain as he recovered Friday from a knife attack, while police searched the offices of the anti-U.S. activist who they say slashed the envoy while screaming demands for Korean reunification.By FOSTER KLUG and KIM TONG-HYUNGiGeneral newsDiplomacyCriminal investigationsEmbassiesProtests and demonstrationsCrimeInternational relationsPolitical activismGovernment and politicsLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestPolitical issuesSouth KoreaSeoulNorth KoreaEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 01:41:32 GMTEntrances to UC Santa Cruz cleared; student protest ongoing CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — University of California, Santa Cruz officials say student protesters against tuition increases have cleared both entrances to campus. The protest is ongoing.aGeneral newsHigher educationProtests and demonstrationsEducationSocial affairsPolitical and civil unrestCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:22:58 GMTMotorist killed, 5 students hurt in Washington bus crash, Wash. (AP) — A school bus, truck and car crashed Thursday on a rural central Washington highway, killing the driver of the car and sending dozens of students to a hospital for evaluation.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:02:18 GMTJurors in Jodi Arias case: We were 11-1 for death penalty (AP) — It took just one juror to spare the life of convicted murderer Jodi Arias on Thursday — and the woman had to survive an attempt by her colleagues to boot her from the jury before she could do it.By JACQUES BILLEAUD and TERRY TANGaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeDeath penalty controversyLaw and orderViolent crimeSocial issuesSocial affairsPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:44:51 GMTKnife attack in China train station leaves 9 injured (AP) — Police say a knife attack at a train station in southern China has left nine people injured and that police officers have fatally shot a suspect.iGeneral newsChinaGuangzhouGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 02:26:12 GMTThai court sentences 'Red Shirts' to jail for 2009 rioting (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced 15 members of the "Red Shirt" political movement to four years in prison for inciting rioting that disrupted an important regional conference in 2009, a lawyer said.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCoups d'etatNational governmentsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestCrimeLaw and orderCorrectional systemsThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 02:53:48 GMTTimea Bacsinszky advances to Monterrey Open quarterfinals, Mexico (AP) — Fourth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland advanced to the Monterrey Open quarterfinals Thursday, beating Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMonterreyMexicoItalyFranceSlovakiaSerbiaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 06 Mar 2015 03:29:57 GMTFord's real-life bravado equals Han Solo, Indiana Jones ANGELES (AP) — Harrison Ford is as much the daredevil in real life as Han Solo, Indiana Jones or the other larger-than-life characters he's played on the screen.By LYNN ELBERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:36:55 GMTSilicon Valley gender bias suit puts spotlight on industry FRANCISCO (AP) — A sex discrimination trial against one of Silicon Valley's most prestigious venture capital firms is providing a rare peek into the elite investment companies vying to fund the next Google and Amazon.By SUDHIN THANAWALAhtBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessTechnologyWorkplace discriminationLegal proceedingsPersonnelLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesFinancial servicesIndustriesGender issuesLaw and order, 06 Mar 2015 02:05:23 GMTIslanders win 4-3, send Predators to 5th straight loss, Tenn. (AP) — Brock Nelson scored with 6:08 left, helping the New York Islanders rally after blowing a two-goal lead in the third period with a 4-3 win over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night.By TERESA M. WALKERsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:42:33 GMTIraq says Islamic State militants 'bulldozed' ancient site (AP) — Islamic State militants "bulldozed" the renowned archaeological site of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq on Thursday using heavy military vehicles, the government said.By VIVIAN SALAMAiGeneral newsArchaeologyMuseumsMilitant groupsReligionScienceRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelWar and unrestSocial affairsIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 01:59:00 GMTStorm left Ky. interstates packed with stranded motorists of stranded motorists endured agonizingly long waits Thursday lasting nearly 24 hours for some as a winter storm walloped Kentucky with up to 2 feet of snow and frustrated travelers dealt with gas tanks and stomachs close to empty.By BRUCE SCHREINER and ADAM BEAMaGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherStormsTrafficTransportationKentuckyElizabethtownUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 01:53:46 GMTDavis hits long homer in Orioles' 5-0 win over Blue Jays, Fla. (AP) — Chris Davis hit a long three-run homer and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 5-0 to win the second half of their split-squad doubleheader Thursday night.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingSports transactionsProfessional baseballEventsSports businessBaseballMen's sportsSarasotaIllinoisTorontoFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 06 Mar 2015 03:33:41 GMTNo. 6 Wisconsin wins Big 10 title by beating Minnesota 76-63 (AP) — Frank Kaminsky had 25 points on 10-for-15 shooting, Sam Dekker added 20 points and No. 6 Wisconsin became Big Ten regular season champions with a 76-63 victory over Minnesota on Thursday night.By DAVE CAMPBELLsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWisconsinMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:04:40 GMTJury hears closing arguments in 'Blurred Lines' case ANGELES (AP) — Singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams lied about how they crafted the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines" and should be financially punished for using music by Marvin Gaye, a lawyer for the late singer's family told a jury Thursday.By ANTHONY McCARTNEYaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentLegal proceedingsIntellectual property violationsIntellectual propertyCrimeCopyrightLaw and orderCelebrity, 06 Mar 2015 01:48:52 GMTUnlicensed driver pleads guilty in death of 4-year-old girl YORK (AP) — An unlicensed teen driver accused of killing a 4-year-old girl while he was fleeing from police has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other charges in a plea deal that is expected to result in a prison sentence of three to nine years.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 01:52:05 GMTMan shot by police on Skid Row is identified ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man who was shot to death by police during a Skid Row confrontation over the weekend was identified Thursday under his true name — not the stolen identity he had used for years.By ELLIOT SPAGAT and TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeImmigrationPoliceTheftSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesSan DiegoCameroonDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfrica, 06 Mar 2015 02:55:50 GMTGa. Senate OK's religious freedom bill feared by LGBT groups (AP) — The Georgia Senate gave decisive approval Thursday to a contentious "religious freedom" bill — one of a wave of measures surfacing in at least a dozen states that critics say could provide legal cover for discrimination against gays and transgender people.By KATHLEEN FOODYaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansHuman rights and civil libertiesState legislatureState governmentsReligious issuesLegislatureGovernment and politicsLegislationSocial issuesSocial affairsReligionMarriageFamily issuesAtlantaUnited StatesGeorgiaNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:12:06 GMTDanforth aide says Missouri auditor shot himself after call CITY, Mo. (AP) — An aide to former U.S. Sen. John Danforth said Thursday that she was on the phone with Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich — discussing his angst over perceived rumors about his religion — just moments before he killed himself.By DAVID A. LIEBaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsFunerals and memorial servicesReligionSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesRace and ethnicityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 01:34:11 GMT