FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 03 Mar 2015 22:55:17 -0800Mexico raided migrant train 153 times in last year CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities said Tuesday they staged 153 raids over the last year on a train known as "La Bestia" that rolled toward the U.S. border crowded with hundreds of Central American migrants.iGeneral newsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsMexicoUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral America, 04 Mar 2015 04:12:32 GMT5 things to know about Clinton's State Department emails (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a personal email account for State Department business has prompted questions about secrecy and the rules that govern the communications of senior government officials.htGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTechnologyCommunication technologyOpen governmentPolitical issuesPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 06:38:57 GMTNieto has 2 goals and assist as Sharks beat Canucks 6-2, British Columbia (AP) — Matt Nieto had two goals and an assist in leading the San Jose Sharks to a 6-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBritish ColumbiaVancouverCanadaNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 06:16:55 GMTKentucky still perfect, rallying from 9 down to beat Georgia, Ga. (AP) — As Kentucky exhaled after its first close call in a while, a Wildcats fan held up a sign that said it all: "UK. The Unbeatables."By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsGeorgiaKentuckyAthensUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 05:44:49 GMTSingapore police investigating man posing as Uber driver (AP) — Singapore police say they are investigating reports of a man who allegedly cheated and overcharged unsuspecting passengers while posing as a driver for mobile app-based transportation company Uber.iBusinessGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLaw and orderCrimeSingaporeSoutheast AsiaAsia, 04 Mar 2015 05:49:18 GMTAP Analysis: Speech fallout could determine Netanyahu's fate (AP) — With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing a tough re-election fight in two weeks, the U.S. Congress has handed him an unprecedented boost with its effusive welcome to a message that resonates at home: Iran cannot be trusted as a threshold nuclear state.By JOSEF FEDERMAN and DAN PERRYiGeneral newsInternational relationsTerritorial disputesGovernment and politicsLegislatureForeign policyWar and unrestGovernment policyIsraelJerusalemPalestinian territoriesUnited StatesMiddle EastDistrict of ColumbiaIranNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 05:53:59 GMTCambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal charges 2 new suspects PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's U.N.-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal has charged two more suspects, risking a confrontation with the country's prime minister, who has warned against adding new defendants.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsGenocidesGovernment and politicsLaw and orderWar and unrestCambodiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 04 Mar 2015 04:53:23 GMTAustralia clamps down on illegal foreign housing investment, Australia (AP) — Australian authorities are clamping down on wealthy foreigners illegally buying real estate, ordering a Chinese billionaire to sell a Sydney mansion he recently bought for $30 million, a minister said on Wednesday.By ROD McGUIRKiBusinessGeneral newsHockeySportsAustraliaChinaSydneyHong KongOceaniaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNew South Wales, 04 Mar 2015 06:16:39 GMTKansas rallies to beat West Virginia in OT and win Big 12, Kan. (AP) — Bill Self has won 190 of the 199 games he's coached in Allen Fieldhouse. This may have been the most satisfying, and improbable, of them all.sSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballCollege sportsBasketballMen's sportsKansasLawrenceWest VirginiaOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 06:50:16 GMTMaple Leafs earn 3-2 win after both Panthers goalies injured, Fla. (AP) — It took goalie chaos on the Florida Panthers bench for the Toronto Maple Leafs to earn their first road win in 2015.By PAUL GEREFFIsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 05:22:26 GMTUS heroin overdoses shifting to young, white, Midwestern YORK (AP) — The people who die from heroin-related overdoses in the U.S. now tend to be young, white and live in the Midwest, according to a government report.By MIKE STOBBEaHealthDeath ratesHealth statisticsDemographicsSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 05:01:00 GMTHayward, Favors lead Jazz past Grizzlies, 93-82, Tenn. (AP) — Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors scored 21 points each, Rudy Gobert added 15 points and a career-best 24 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 93-82 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night.By CLAY BAILEYsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMemphisUtahTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 04:25:17 GMTOfficial says China to boost military budget by 10 percent (AP) — China's military budget will grow by about 10 percent in the coming year, a legislative spokeswoman said Wednesday, despite slowing economic growth that fell to 7.4 percent last year and is expected to further decline in 2015.By CHRISTOPHER BODEENiGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsEconomic policyGovernment policyChinaIndiaJapanEast AsiaBeijingGreater ChinaAsiaSouth Asia, 04 Mar 2015 06:31:46 GMTKopitar, Lewis lead Kings past Oilers 5-2 to stop skid, Alberta (AP) — Anze Kopitar and Trevor Lewis each had a goal and two assists as the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyAlbertaEdmontonCanadaNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 05:44:41 GMTCoyle nets winner in shootout, Wild stop Senators 3-2 PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Charlie Coyle scored the winner in a shootout, Matt Dumba had two goals in regulation and the Minnesota Wild beat Andrew Hammond and the Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night to stop Ottawa's five-game winning streak.By ADAM CZECHsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsMinnesotaOttawaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 04 Mar 2015 04:24:43 GMTMyanmar police vow to take action against students blocking, Myanmar (AP) — Police formed a human chain across a road leading to Myanmar's biggest city Wednesday, telling hundreds of student protesters that authorities would "take action" unless they dispersed.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsEducationPolitical and civil unrestSocial affairsMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaAsia, 04 Mar 2015 05:05:38 GMTCogliano scores 2, lifts Ducks over Coyotes 4-1, Ariz. (AP) — Andrew Cogliano scored twice, Frederik Andersen stopped 29 shots in his return from injury, and the Anaheim Ducks got a point from one of their newcomers in a 4-1 victory over the reeling Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night.By MIKE CRANSTONsSportsAthlete injuriesSports transactionsMen's sportsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyArizonaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 05:03:10 GMTToday in History is Wednesday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2015. There are 302 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaInaugurationsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 05:00:31 GMTClinton asks if nation wants to see a woman president (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday credited women with making a difference at all levels of government, asking an audience of Democratic women, "Don't you someday want to see a woman president?"By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPresidential electionsNational electionsElections, 04 Mar 2015 04:14:06 GMTClinton asks if women want to see a female president (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday credited women with making a difference at all levels of government, asking an audience of female Democrats, "Don't you someday want to see a woman president?"By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsCampaignsLegislatureCharity fundraisingNational electionsElectionsPhilanthropySocial affairsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 04:50:48 GMTGallinari helps Nuggets beat Bucks hours after Shaw's firing (AP) — A change on the bench gave the Denver Nuggets a boost and ended six weeks of frustration for the struggling franchise.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 05:44:31 GMTEmail issue revives old questions about Clintons (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing a new set of questions about ethics and transparency — the sort that have dogged her and husband Bill for decades.By JULIE PACEhtGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical ethicsInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTechnologyCommunication technologyPolitical issuesPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 06:33:46 GMTProtests on water taste, smell as city breaks tie to Detroit, Mich. (AP) — Less than an hour's drive from one of Earth's great fresh water sources, some people in Flint are searching for a drop worth drinking.By JEFF KAROUBaGeneral newsFlintDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 06:55:29 GMTFACT CHECK: Did Netanyahu go too far in US speech? (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu overstated Iran's domination of the Middle East and understated the timespan of the nuclear deal taking shape with Tehran, while neglecting the role of Congress in lifting Iranian sanctions, in his speech to U.S. lawmakers Tuesday.By BRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsNuclear weaponsWar and unrestWeapons of mass destructionGeneral newsForeign policyGovernment policyInternational relationsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseIsraelIranUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 06:14:36 GMTIndia central bank cuts key interest rate as inflation eases DELHI (AP) — India's central bank on Wednesday unexpectedly cut a key interest rate by a quarter percentage point, the second such reduction this year as the bank lends support to government efforts to boost economic growth.By MUNEEZA NAQVIiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyPricesFinancial servicesIndustriesIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 04 Mar 2015 06:00:42 GMTCuba looks north to US farmers for help with food crisis DE MELENA, Cuba (AP) — The rust-red fields stretched for miles in the Cuban sun, garlic shoots and beetroot leaves waving gently in the spring breeze.By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEINiGeneral newsAgricultural sector performanceInternational tradeEmergency managementEconomyGovernment and politicsBusinessEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyAgricultureIndustriesCubaHavanaUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 05:02:59 GMTAfter speech, White House could determine Netanyahu's fate (AP) — With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing a tough re-election fight in two weeks, the U.S. Congress has handed him an unprecedented boost with its effusive welcome to a message that resonates at home: Iran cannot be trusted as a threshold nuclear state.By JOSEF FEDERMAN and DAN PERRYiGeneral newsInternational relationsTerritorial disputesGovernment and politicsLegislatureForeign policyWar and unrestGovernment policyIsraelJerusalemPalestinian territoriesUnited StatesMiddle EastDistrict of ColumbiaIranNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 05:47:31 GMTExcerpts from Netanyahu's speech and rejoinder from Obama Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a major address to Congress on Tuesday and warned against making a deal that could leave Iran on the path toward nuclear weapons. At the White House, President Barack Obama offered a pointed rebuttal during a brief Oval Office photo opportunity. Obama said he had read a transcript of the prime minister's remarks and that Netanyahu had offered no viable suggestions on how to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon.By The Associated PressaGovernment and politicsNuclear weaponsWar and unrestWeapons of mass destructionGeneral newsIsraelUnited StatesIranMiddle EastNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 06:19:26 GMTEgyptians race to expand Suez Canal, hoping for trade surge, Egypt (AP) — Bulldozers push earth and dredgers spit mud round the clock at Egypt's Suez Canal in a race to quickly expand the strategic waterway for two-way traffic, a project trumpeted by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to revive both the country's damaged economy and visions of nationalist glory.By BRIAN ROHANiGeneral newsEconomyTransportation policyNationalismBusinessGovernment policyGovernment and politicsEgyptSuez CanalPanama CanalAfricaRed SeaEuropeMiddle EastNorth AfricaPanamaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 04 Mar 2015 06:23:25 GMTWorld's oldest person celebrates her 117th birthday (AP) — The world's oldest person says 117 years doesn't seem like such a long time.iGeneral newsBirthdaysOccasionsLifestyleJapanOsakaEast AsiaAsia, 04 Mar 2015 06:31:38 GMTIndonesia moves Australians ahead of expected executions, Indonesia (AP) — Two convicted Australian drug smugglers arrived Wednesday at an Indonesian island prison where they will be executed by firing squad with seven other foreigner prisoners and an Indonesian, as diplomatic squabbles persist over the executions.By NINIEK KARMINIiGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeGovernment and politicsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderIndonesiaAustraliaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceaniaJava, 04 Mar 2015 04:21:08 GMTInvestigation of politicians sought in Brazil graft scandal DE JANEIRO (AP) — The inquiry into the biggest corruption scandal yet uncovered in Brazil entered an expansive new phase, as the attorney general formally requested the Supreme Court's permission to open investigations against 54 people, most expected to be top political figures.BRAD BROOKSiBusinessGeneral newsPolitical scandalsPolitical corruptionBribery, graft and conflicts of interestGovernment and politicsCorporate legal affairsCorporate newsPolitical issuesCrimeNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryBrazilRio de JaneiroSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 04 Mar 2015 05:01:14 GMTDifferent views of bombing suspect to be given at trial (AP) — Two dramatically different portraits of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to emerge when prosecutors and Tsarnaev's lawyers give their opening statements at his federal death penalty trial.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsSportsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsBombingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 06:45:43 GMTWorld's oldest person celebrates a day before turning 117 (AP) — The world's oldest person says 117 years doesn't seem like such a long time.iGeneral newsBirthdaysOccasionsLifestyleJapanOsakaEast AsiaAsia, 04 Mar 2015 06:40:01 GMTNHL Capsules, N.J. (AP) — Cory Schneider made 33 saves, and the playoff-hopeful New Jersey Devils beat NHL-leading Nashville 3-1 on Tuesday night, sending the Predators to their season-worst fourth straight loss.By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesSports transactionsMen's sportsStanley Cup PlayoffsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyEventsVancouverPhiladelphiaOttawaLos AngelesOhioTampaNew YorkWashingtonMinnesotaBritish ColumbiaCanadaNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesOntarioCaliforniaFlorida, 04 Mar 2015 06:14:32 GMTLightning rookie Vasilevskiy earns 1st NHL shutout, Fla. (AP) — The Lightning sent a rookie goaltender out to face the lowest-scoring team in the NHL on Tuesday night, and he played like a seasoned veteran.By BOB BELLONEsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyTampaBuffaloFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 04 Mar 2015 05:03:55 GMTIndia's central bank cuts key interest rate DELHI (AP) — India's central bank unexpectedly cut a key interest rate by a quarter percentage point, the second such cut this year because of lower inflation.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyPricesFinancial servicesIndustriesIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 04 Mar 2015 05:18:06 GMTArcidiacono saves No. 4 'Nova in 76-72 victory over Bluejays, Neb. (AP) — Creighton's physical defense left Villanova reeling, but the fourth-ranked Wildcats managed to get out of CenturyLink Center with their hopes for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament still intact.By ERIC OLSONsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipMen's basketballCollege basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 06:17:09 GMTSony plans to launch virtual-reality headset in 2016 FRANCISCO (AP) — Sony plans on putting its virtual-reality headset on consumers' noggins next year.By DERRIK J. LANGhtBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyle, 04 Mar 2015 04:22:41 GMTDenver Nuggets fire coach Brian Shaw with team in slide (AP) — Last week, Denver Nuggets players broke their huddle with a chant of "1-2-3 ... Six weeks," interpreted by some as a countdown to the end of a season gone sour.By PAT GRAHAMsSportsCoachingMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSports transactionsSports businessDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 04:47:56 GMT3rd time the charm for sale of former Revel casino?, N.J. (AP) — Will the third time be the charm for attempts to sell Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel?By WAYNE PARRYaBusinessGeneral newsAtlantic CityCamdenNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 06:49:35 GMTAlabama Supreme Court halts gay-marriage licenses Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state's probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, saying a previous federal ruling that gay-marriage bans violate the U.S. Constitution does not preclude them from following state law, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman.By JAY REEVESaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansMarriageWeddingsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsState governmentsOccasionsLifestyleAlabamaUnited StatesMontgomeryNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 04:47:28 GMTAP source: Vikings to meet with Adrian Peterson on Wednesday (AP) — Adrian Peterson is about to feel what it's like to be recruited again.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsSports governanceNational courtsProfessional footballFootballNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesMinnesotaNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 04:55:28 GMTAsia stocks down after US fall as China growth goal eyed (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday after Wall Street declined and investors looked ahead to U.S. economic data and China's announcement of its annual growth target.By JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment payCurrency marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsFinancial marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesChinaEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 05:08:53 GMTEx-CIA chief admits sharing military secrets with mistress, N.C. (AP) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to charges he gave her classified material — including information on war strategy and identities of covert operatives — while she was working on the book.By MICHAEL BIESECKER and ERIC TUCKERaGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsArmed forcesIntelligence agenciesGovernment and politicsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsWashingtonUnited StatesRaleighAfghanistanNorth CarolinaDistrict of ColumbiaIraqNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsiaMiddle East, 04 Mar 2015 04:24:51 GMTMan killed by Los Angeles police was wanted by US marshals ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man who was killed by Los Angeles police on Skid Row was living under an assumed name and was wanted for violating probation terms for a bank robbery conviction, French and U.S. officials said Tuesday.By TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceMental healthImmigrationTheftLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsHealthSocial issuesSocial affairsLos AngelesUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 05:36:22 GMTMarch storm heads east after dumping snow on Upper Midwest (AP) — New England residents already buried in snow can expect another wintry blast as a March storm races across the U.S.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsWinter weatherAccidentsTransportationAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMinnesotaSouth DakotaBostonMassachusettsWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 06:49:42 GMTVegas hospital sends miscarried babies to laundry by mistake VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a Las Vegas hospital mistakenly sent two dead babies wrapped in linens to a laundry facility, leading to a grisly surprise for the cleaners.aGeneral newsPregnancy and childbirthSexual and reproductive healthHealthWomen's healthHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 05:33:18 GMTTurkish jetliner skids off on runway, passengers safe, Nepal (AP) — A Turkish Airlines jet landing in dense fog in the Nepalese capital Wednesday skidded off a slippery runway but there were no serious injuries, officials said.iGeneral newsTransportation safetyTransportationNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiaTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 04 Mar 2015 05:06:43 GMTEakin scores in OT, Stars beat Islanders 3-2 to stop skid (AP) — Cody Eakin scored 2:18 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsDallasNew YorkNew York CityTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 04 Mar 2015 04:48:32 GMT