FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:29:52 -0700Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3df3e9f3125840598f0136ef10e872c1WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China.JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsInternational relationsTerritorial disputesGeneral newsWar and unrestJapanCrimeaChinaUnited StatesBeijingEast AsiaPhilippinesUkraineMalaysiaRussiaSouth China SeaEast China SeaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropeGreater ChinaNorth AmericaSoutheast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3df3e9f3125840598f0136ef10e872c1Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:47:23 GMTCaptain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrestedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed3d5acc10394f6d911fb8f176e7019cMOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred.FOSTER KLUGYOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsArrestsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderCrimeSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed3d5acc10394f6d911fb8f176e7019cSat, 19 Apr 2014 13:35:01 GMTReligion builds bridges in ethnically split Cyprushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1873ca3b161437897f0f16b0346320aFAMAGUSTA, Cyprus (AP) — An unexpected moment during the Good Friday service in a long-abandoned church in Cyprus' breakaway north illustrated how religion is helping to bring together Christian Greek Cypriots and Muslim Turkish Cypriots on this ethnically divided island.MENELAOS HADJICOSTISiGeneral newsChristianityReligionIslamGovernment and politicsSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesTurkeyCyprusGreeceMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1873ca3b161437897f0f16b0346320aSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:36:44 GMTMan arrested over murder of ex-IRA leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94cf455f45b844e6b9759cae01d2a3a0DUBLIN (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a man for questioning about the killing of a senior Irish Republican Army hard-liner.iGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderIrelandNorthern IrelandWestern EuropeEuropeUnited Kingdomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94cf455f45b844e6b9759cae01d2a3a0Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:48:18 GMTDeath toll in SKorea ferry sinking climbs to 32http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ee6ff46e0f4073a55da924621a5ccdMOKPO, South Korea (AP) — South Korean coast guard officials say they've found three more bodies from the sinking of a ferry, raising the death toll to 32.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ee6ff46e0f4073a55da924621a5ccdSat, 19 Apr 2014 09:24:19 GMT10 Things to Know: This Week's Takeawayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9b0dc6e53914678af48c359667a2138Looking back at the stories to remember from the past week:The Associated PressaGeneral newsStudent testingWar and unrestCrimeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersAccidentsTransportationEducationSocial affairsNigeriaUkraineWest AfricaAfricaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9b0dc6e53914678af48c359667a2138Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:43:39 GMTAP Sportlighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31e08027dcc949a99f6ff581ffd8d82f1912 — Fenway Park opens in Boston with the Red Sox beating the New York Yankees 7-6 in 11 innings. Tiger Stadium in Detroit also opens its doors as the Tigers defeat the Cleveland Indians 6-5.Compiled By PAUL MONTELLAsWomen's track and fieldWomen's sportsBoston MarathonMarathonsDivingProfessional baseballSportsTrack and fieldAquaticsWomen's aquaticsEventsBaseballMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyKenyaNew York CityEast AfricaAfricaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31e08027dcc949a99f6ff581ffd8d82fSat, 19 Apr 2014 12:29:35 GMTPutin: no blocks to boosting relations with Westhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86a4a4cd542a4e5e98d7ea1bc036e0ffMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he sees no obstacles to improving relations with the West, which are fraught with tension over the Ukraine crisis.iGovernment and politicsGeneral newsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86a4a4cd542a4e5e98d7ea1bc036e0ffSat, 19 Apr 2014 09:20:29 GMT4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dedbe7e0325f435da0fe512c19ec32a1PARIS (AP) — Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world's deadliest conflict for the media.ELAINE GANLEYiGovernment and politicsGeneral newsHostage situationsJournalistsWar and unrestBombingsJournalismImprovised explosivesNews mediaMediaSyriaFranceTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dedbe7e0325f435da0fe512c19ec32a1Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:05:43 GMTHawaii is genetically engineered crop flash pointhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb924546d6c34d819633f19fe4dc7376WAIALUA, Hawaii (AP) — You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.AUDREY McAVOYhtBusinessGeneral newsScienceGovernment regulationsEnvironmental laws and regulationsState legislatureAgricultureLocal electionsAgriculture and the environmentAccidents and disastersLegislationFood scienceAgricultural scienceGeneticsBiologyBiotechnologyTechnologyAgriculture and food technologyIndustrial technologyIndustriesGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLegislatureState governmentsEnvironmental concernsElectionsHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb924546d6c34d819633f19fe4dc7376Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:55:23 GMTNational energy boom blurs political battle lineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d391c48e2043458dae5ff52fef7234a6DENVER (AP) — The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country.NICHOLAS RICCARDIaBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsMunicipal governmentsEnvironmental activismState governmentsEnvironmentEnergy and the environmentPolitical conventionsPolitical partiesEnergy industryIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsEnvironmental concernsEnvironment and natureLocal governmentsElectionsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesColoradoTexasDallasNew YorkCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d391c48e2043458dae5ff52fef7234a6Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:54:43 GMTTV SportsWatchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b335c8c507b48309eb0fd1ac0b76028ESPNU — Georgia at FloridaThe Associated PresssMen's golfCollege sportsBaseballGolfProfessional baseballMen's soccerProfessional soccerCollege baseballTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports mediaSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsSoccerMalaysiaTampaNew York CitySoutheast AsiaAsiaFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b335c8c507b48309eb0fd1ac0b76028Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:30:11 GMTUkraine crisis: turning pointshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f448d839e6b44feacf3a43a83546e84MOSCOW (AP) — An agreement struck by the U.S., the European Union, Russia and Ukraine has raised hopes for defusing the Ukrainian crisis, which has strained East-West ties to a degree unseen since the Cold War. The deal Thursday in Geneva came after the four parties held talks together for the first time since Ukraine's turmoil began nearly five months ago. A look at how the Ukrainian crisis has evolved:VLADIMIR ISACHENKOViGeneral newsGovernment and politicsProtests and demonstrationsNationalismPolitical and civil unrestInternational agreementsInternational relationsDiplomacyCrimeaUkraineRussiaMoscowKievEuropeGenevaUnited StatesEastern EuropeSwitzerlandWestern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f448d839e6b44feacf3a43a83546e84Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:14:51 GMTCzech Republic leads Italy 1-0 in Fed Cup semishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34d9bb34ac434106860f315e8cbf119aOSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — The Czech Republic took a 1-0 lead over defending champion Italy in the Fed Cup semifinals Saturday after Lucie Safarova defeated Sara Errani 6-4, 6-1 in the opening singles match.sSportsFed CupWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsCzech RepublicItalyEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34d9bb34ac434106860f315e8cbf119aSat, 19 Apr 2014 13:07:31 GMTWeekend Time Schedulehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bba97c53e24e466caf9324582117c8a5Toronto at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m.The Associated PresssNBA PlayoffsFed CupStanley Cup PlayoffsGolfWomen's golfProfessional baseballFormula OneEventsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBaseballWomen's sportsAutomobile racingNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballWomen's tennisTennisCanadaUnited StatesLithuaniaLos AngelesSlovakiaKuala LumpurHoustonSt. LouisSan FranciscoKansas CityPhiladelphiaNew York CityDallasShanghaiThailandOaklandPittsburghSan DiegoSeattleTorontoWashingtonMiamiAustraliaColumbusCincinnatiClevelandBrazilClevelandDuluthMontrealNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropeCaliforniaMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsiaTexasMissouriPennsylvaniaNew YorkChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaOntarioOklahomaOceaniaGeorgiaOhioIndianaTennesseeMinnesotaQuebechttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bba97c53e24e466caf9324582117c8a5Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:31:58 GMTAl-Qaida chief blesses attacks on Egypt securityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92ee9ef9eb02408881ad9b5ef379fc89CAIRO (AP) — Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri has given his blessing to attacks of Egyptian jihadis on the police and army, but said they should avoid harming civilians.iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92ee9ef9eb02408881ad9b5ef379fc89Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:45:55 GMTEgypt archaeologists find ancient writer's tombhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e5a5dadfbb042c3baaac13d33b9bef8CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's minister of antiquities says a team of Spanish archaeologists has discovered two tombs in the southern part of the country, one of them belonging to a writer and containing a trove of artifacts including reed pens and a bronze inkwell.iGeneral newsScienceArchaeologyEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e5a5dadfbb042c3baaac13d33b9bef8Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:04:54 GMTFamous television host in Pakistan shot by gunmenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f343c7b0dcdc4b9bacf34021f3b91bf0KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Police in Pakistan say gunmen have shot a famous television talk show host amid a wave of attacks on journalists in the country.iGeneral newsTV newsTelevisionTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentNews mediaMediaPakistanKarachiSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f343c7b0dcdc4b9bacf34021f3b91bf0Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:06:05 GMTBaseball Calendarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/febb6896549140b395cdd6c92993c47bMay 14-15 — Owners meetings, New York.The Associated Pressshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/febb6896549140b395cdd6c92993c47bSat, 19 Apr 2014 12:28:25 GMTSouth Korean coast guard finds 30th body from the sinking of a ferry 3 days agohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b209c6edb09745d487e85274c30376f9MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — South Korean coast guard finds 30th body from the sinking of a ferry 3 days ago.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b209c6edb09745d487e85274c30376f9Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:11:34 GMTWawrinka beats Ferrer to reach Monte Carlo finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80f4568fb4854778b937498663e3b8dbMONACO (AP) — Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka reached the Monte Carlo Masters final after beating Spaniard David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (3) on Saturday to set up a possible all-Swiss decider against Roger Federer.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMonacoMonte CarloWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80f4568fb4854778b937498663e3b8dbSat, 19 Apr 2014 13:43:28 GMTMinistry: 2 killed in apparent Bahrain car bombinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40dcbe0b41264cb88b59053f61164d29MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Authorities in Bahrain say an apparent car bombing has killed two people and wounded one west of the capital, Manama.iGeneral newsBombingsImprovised explosivesWar and unrestBahrainManamaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40dcbe0b41264cb88b59053f61164d29Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:50:17 GMTVa. Beach mulls arena that could lure NBA, NHLhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41aa02f3c8ed47d784bb20b0309d21e7VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Beach metropolitan area is one of the largest in the country without a major professional sports team, and numerous attempts to lure one here have repeatedly left sports fans in the area disappointed.BROCK VERGAKISaNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsNHL hockeyProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyGeneral newsSports facility constructionSports businessVirginia BeachVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41aa02f3c8ed47d784bb20b0309d21e7Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:01:51 GMTCar bomber kills 6 at Syrian government checkpointhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e5d5476ab994eb9864118dfed973de1DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Two rebel car bombs targeted two central Syrian areas controlled by government forces on Saturday, killing at least ten people as opposition forces fought fiercely to hold onto territory, officials and activists reported.ALBERT AJIDIAA HADIDiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsImprovised explosivesGovernment and politicsPolitical activismTerrorismPolitical issuesSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e5d5476ab994eb9864118dfed973de1Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:05:36 GMT13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanchehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cb71a19c1fb49f7b866ca47c3cd7c02KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsSportsSearch and rescue effortsWeatherMountainsWinter weatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cb71a19c1fb49f7b866ca47c3cd7c02Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:11:58 GMTStrong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guineahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e30ea67ae024d92a41c933130937f4aSYDNEY (AP) — A powerful earthquake has struck off the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, but a tsunami warning was in effect.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersPapua New GuineaAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e30ea67ae024d92a41c933130937f4aSat, 19 Apr 2014 14:14:20 GMTRussia promises support to ending Ukraine crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa0f751c70264a2fb2e7eef0a39bce8bMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign ministry on Saturday promised it would offer strong assistance to Ukraine to overcome its crisis, but emphasized that the ultimate responsibility for reducing tensions lies with Ukrainians rather than outsiders.JIM HEINTZiGovernment and politicsGeneral newsInternational incidentsCrimeaUkraineRussiaMoscowKievEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa0f751c70264a2fb2e7eef0a39bce8bSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:55:21 GMTIran general urges Tehran to make new UN pickhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b242a33ee8d4dc4a55dbae940b2454aTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A senior Iranian military official has urged the foreign ministry to name a new envoy to the U.N. after the U.S. blocked its chosen ambassador over alleged ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.iGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsTehranIranUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b242a33ee8d4dc4a55dbae940b2454aSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:20:51 GMTEgypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb8edfd26c224b43a16c2a39e89f632eCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's former military chief and presidential front-runner has visited the Coptic pope ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his bid for the presidency.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb8edfd26c224b43a16c2a39e89f632eSat, 19 Apr 2014 13:32:39 GMTPoland and Spain split points for 1-1 in Fed Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0cf7f0d04ff43f3984d51c0cb038a8dBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Agnieszka Radwanska beat Silvia Soler-Espinosa to give Poland the first point of its Fed Cup World Group playoff against Spain on Saturday, only for sister Urszula Radwanska to surrender a one-set lead and lose to Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor.sSportsFed CupTennisEventsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsSpainPolandBarcelonaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0cf7f0d04ff43f3984d51c0cb038a8dSat, 19 Apr 2014 13:19:20 GMTConfusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives waithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85e4e2b172134811b4b24921c36d9a54JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find their loved ones are hampered by poor visibility and can venture only so deep.GILLIAN WONGiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85e4e2b172134811b4b24921c36d9a54Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:05:47 GMTSaturday Time Schedulehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ed271c8aea148498c2db47a94430effToronto at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m.The Associated PresssNBA PlayoffsStanley Cup PlayoffsProfessional baseballEventsProfessional hockeyHockeySportsMen's hockeyMen's sportsBaseballNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballLos AngelesKansas CityPhiladelphiaPittsburghSt. LouisHoustonTorontoNew York CitySeattleColumbusWashingtonCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaMissouriPennsylvaniaTexasOntarioCanadaNew YorkIndianahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ed271c8aea148498c2db47a94430effSat, 19 Apr 2014 12:32:48 GMTSutton Foster and Jeanine Tesori bond backstagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5deeea37cd7943c48783a915519b7127NEW YORK (AP) — There were two visitors to Sutton Foster's Broadway dressing room the other day.MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentFlowersCelebrityPerforming artsPlantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5deeea37cd7943c48783a915519b7127Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:15:00 GMTThis Date In Baseballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff29848faa244f86aedbe2e44d4ab83c1910 — Addie Joss of Cleveland pitched the second no-hitter of his career, a 1-0 win over the White Sox in Chicago.Compiled By PAUL MONTELLAsBaseballProfessional baseballSportsMen's sportsProfessional footballFootballNew YorkClevelandNew York CityCincinnatiUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff29848faa244f86aedbe2e44d4ab83cSat, 19 Apr 2014 12:30:53 GMTVettel hoping for resurgence at Chinese GPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82942e49f3dd43e9acdf5ed13f796e5aSHANGHAI (AP) — Given how he finished last season, Sebastian Vettel's start to the 2014 F1 campaign has been humbling, to say the least.JUSTIN BERGMANsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingShanghaiAustraliaChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82942e49f3dd43e9acdf5ed13f796e5aSat, 19 Apr 2014 11:14:37 GMTSub search for missing jet to be finished in weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08ca1462c7c643f1960e55c58a35baf8PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after that, officials said Saturday.MARGIE MASONiBusinessGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAustraliaMalaysiaKuala LumpurBeijingIndian OceanOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsiaChinaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08ca1462c7c643f1960e55c58a35baf8Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:58:55 GMTAlleged fraudster visits Austrian police, arrestedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aa3575b436a40248b78b0ec7e6dc28eVIENNA (AP) — A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria — after dropping into a police station to ask officers whether he was under investigation.iOdditiesArrestsFraud and false statementsLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeViennaAustriaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aa3575b436a40248b78b0ec7e6dc28eSat, 19 Apr 2014 13:47:21 GMTEU official against cutting Russia gas tieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10669200198443e7b3122517c60a6b92BERLIN (AP) — A senior European Union official says he opposes cutting back gas ties with Russia in the next few years but the bloc should work on diversifying supplies.iBusinessGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsRussiaEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10669200198443e7b3122517c60a6b92Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:15:14 GMTObama: Easter a time to reflect on hope, renewalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfdfd2f357204bbb9da85d3c5c57f63eWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to draw strength and inspiration from the Easter and Passover holidays.wGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfdfd2f357204bbb9da85d3c5c57f63eSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:01:22 GMTHamilton takes pole at Chinese Grand Prixhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/056d79651d264733a5a7b47671b1ebeaSHANGHAI (AP) — Lewis Hamilton maintained Mercedes' perfect record in qualifying this season, holding off the two Red Bulls to capture his third pole position of the campaign on Saturday at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix.JUSTIN BERGMANsSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneShanghaiAustraliaBahrainChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaOceaniaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/056d79651d264733a5a7b47671b1ebeaSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:16:30 GMTFight Schedulehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/107bb2c007e84224b7ae5e6b19e60098At Manchester, England, Scott Quigg vs. Tshifiwa Munyai, 12, for Quigg's WBA super bantamweight title.The Associated PresssMen's boxingBoxingSportsMen's sportsNew YorkCaliforniaJapanMexicoOsakaPhilippinesLas VegasUnited StatesNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsiaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanSoutheast AsiaNevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/107bb2c007e84224b7ae5e6b19e60098Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:31:37 GMTNBA Calendarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db7ccd345afe4abbb31924895069eb05April 19 — Playoffs begin.sProfessional basketballBasketballSportsMen's basketballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db7ccd345afe4abbb31924895069eb05Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:28:34 GMTIran denounces US ruling to sell propertyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bcc2bc36e874bd6afe5e6dd7454b01fTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has condemned a ruling issued by a U.S. federal judge approving plans to sell a 36-story Manhattan office building and other properties owned by Iran nationwide in what will be the largest terrorism-related forfeiture ever.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderUnited StatesIranNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bcc2bc36e874bd6afe5e6dd7454b01fSat, 19 Apr 2014 12:23:12 GMTPresident's office: 4 French journalists taken captive in Syria in June 2013 have been freedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf7b33cbbfa64887a3deb227404000f7PARIS (AP) — President's office: 4 French journalists taken captive in Syria in June 2013 have been freed.iGeneral newsHostage situationsJournalistsNews mediaMediaFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf7b33cbbfa64887a3deb227404000f7Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:18:29 GMTBombs kill 4 in shopping street of Iraqi capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b6338c2638c4e20b91ae15e83c198c8BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi police say two bombs planted on a street full of shoppers in Baghdad have killed four people and wounded eight.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b6338c2638c4e20b91ae15e83c198c8Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:30:16 GMTNHL Calendarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31cb361163b2481d9b0c84679f9fe92cMay 25-31 — NHL combine, Toronto.The Associated PresssNHL hockeyProfessional hockeyHockeySportsMen's hockeyMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31cb361163b2481d9b0c84679f9fe92cSat, 19 Apr 2014 12:28:15 GMTAt barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab0ab9e523e9424385c75f0a1da65e2eDOENTSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the premises.JIM HEINTZYURAS KARMANAUiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsPolitical resignationsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleNational electionsElectionsUkraineCrimeaRussiaKievDonetskEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab0ab9e523e9424385c75f0a1da65e2eSat, 19 Apr 2014 13:58:49 GMTNFL Calendarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9bf8d71cf4f43079d48a975e63dd679May 2 — Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets.sNFL footballProfessional footballFootballSportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9bf8d71cf4f43079d48a975e63dd679Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:28:47 GMTStudent fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6f5c121c12d4b7a955a1feebd55f80fAMSTERDAM (AP) — Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city was forcing them to pay back taxes and late payment fines on property seized after they were deported to Nazi death camps.TOBY STERLINGiGeneral newsThe HolocaustNazismEventsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsNational governmentsLocal governmentsNetherlandsAmsterdamWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6f5c121c12d4b7a955a1feebd55f80fSat, 19 Apr 2014 10:42:08 GMTLooming, creeping landslide splits home in Wyominghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/feeace074cfd4738bfa32b484ac843c7JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A slow-motion disaster is unfolding in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson as a creeping landslide that split a hillside home in half inches toward more houses and businesses below.MATTHEW BROWNMEAD GRUVERaGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersJacksonWyomingUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/feeace074cfd4738bfa32b484ac843c7Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:08:21 GMT