FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Mar 2015 02:52:50 -0800Israel's Netanyahu heads to Washington for Congress speech GURION AIRPORT, Israel (AP) — Israel's prime minister says he is delivering a contentious speech to the U.S. Congress out of a "deep and genuine concern" for Israel's security.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIsraelMiddle East, 01 Mar 2015 09:37:19 GMTBetter plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery (AP) — Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.By KRISTEN GELINEAUhtBusinessGeneral newsScienceTechnologyDisappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370EventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAustraliaMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaOceaniaAsia, 01 Mar 2015 05:19:10 GMTMyanmar captures 9th rare white elephant, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar says it has found a rare, white elephant in the jungles of the western Ayeyarwaddy region.iGeneral newsScienceAnimalsElephantsWildlifeMammalsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementLand environmentMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaAsia, 01 Mar 2015 07:47:04 GMTWhat's on deck today at spring training to watch for today at spring training:By The Associated PresssSportsMLB Spring TrainingEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 01 Mar 2015 09:38:45 GMTSuspect in fatal Los Angeles street race turns himself in ANGELES (AP) — A man suspected of driving a Ford Mustang that struck and killed two spectators during a street race in Southern California has turned himself in.aGeneral newsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 06:45:27 GMTThousands to march in Moscow to mourn slain Boris Nemtsov (AP) — Thousands are expected to march through central Moscow to mourn veteran liberal politician Boris Nemtsov, whose killing has shaken Russia's beleaguered opposition.iGeneral newsMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 10:42:38 GMTFontaine, Dubnyk help Wild to 3-1 win over Avalanche (AP) — A night off? Devan Dubnyk doesn't need one.By PAT GRAHAMsSportsSports transactionsDisaster planning and responseSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 06:59:47 GMTWinter's reach: Southwest gets snow, California awaits storm, N.M. (AP) — Parts of the Southwest dealt with a second day of snow Saturday, while a storm moved across areas of California and brought much-needed precipitation.Associated PressaGeneral newsWinter weatherStormsWeatherAccidentsAccidents and disastersCaliforniaAlbuquerqueArizonaNew MexicoDallasFort WorthIowaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 01 Mar 2015 05:11:17 GMTSouthwest gets snow; California also getting rain, N.M. (AP) — Parts of the Southwest dealt with a second day of snow Saturday, while a storm moved across areas of California and brought much-needed precipitation.Associated PressaGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherStormsAccidentsAccidents and disastersCaliforniaAlbuquerqueArizonaDallasNew MexicoFort WorthIowaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 01 Mar 2015 05:27:55 GMTNo plane, many discoveries in yearlong search for Flight 370, New Zealand (AP) — The yearlong search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has turned up no sign of the plane, but that doesn't mean it's been unproductive. It has yielded lessons and discoveries that could benefit millions, including coastal Australians, air and sea travelers and scientists trying to understand ancient changes to the earth's crust.By NICK PERRYhtBusinessGeneral newsScienceTechnologySearch and rescue effortsDisappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370Coastlines and beachesNatural disastersOceansEarth scienceEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesEnvironment and natureAustraliaIndonesiaMalaysiaNew ZealandIndian OceanSoutheast AsiaOceaniaAsia, 01 Mar 2015 07:17:04 GMTMyanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an official said Sunday.iGeneral newsScienceAnimalsElephantsWildlifeMammalsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementLand environmentMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaThailandAsia, 01 Mar 2015 09:12:25 GMTChina's manufacturing measure shows contraction for February (AP) — An index that measures China's manufacturing activity went up slightly in February but still showed contraction amid China's economy slowdown, according to official data released Sunday.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial crisisFinancial marketsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Mar 2015 03:58:29 GMTKearney finishes 3rd to secure 6th overall moguls title, Japan (AP) — Hannah Kearney of the United States finished third in Sunday's freestyle World Cup dual moguls event to clinch her sixth overall moguls title.iGeneral newsSportsFreestyle skiingSkiingWomen's skiingWomen's sportsMen's skiingMen's sportsJapanCanadaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 09:01:32 GMTGasol, Grizzlies withstand scare from Wolves in 101-97 win (AP) — Marc Gasol had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Mike Conley hit a big 3-pointer with 30 seconds left to lift the Memphis Grizzlies to a much-needed 101-97 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:59:06 GMTGolf Capsules BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Padraig Harrington is a 36-hole leader on the PGA Tour for the first time in nearly five years and he knows he has a long way to go.By The Associated PresssSportsWomen's golfGolfMen's golfMen's sportsWomen's sportsFloridaSouth AfricaThailandNew ZealandUnited StatesNorth AmericaSouthern AfricaAfricaSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceania, 01 Mar 2015 04:29:15 GMTKnicks win 2nd straight, hand Raptors 5th consecutive loss YORK (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Langston Galloway made a clinching 3-pointer and the New York Knicks ended a sad Saturday for the franchise with a 103-98 victory over Toronto, the Raptors' season-high fifth straight loss.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsNew York CityTorontoNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 01 Mar 2015 03:28:08 GMTNo injuries as small fire erupts by Disneyland attraction, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a small fire erupted late Saturday night near a Disneyland attraction, but it was put out by park firefighters and no one was hurt.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 07:42:31 GMTToday in History is Sunday, March 1, the 60th day of 2015. There are 305 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaCrimeLegislatureWar and unrestGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCrimeaFranceUnited StatesParisRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropeWestern EuropeNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 05:00:24 GMTRonda Rousey needs 14 seconds to stop Cat Zingano at UFC 184 ANGELES (AP) — Ronda Rousey has stopped every opponent she has faced in her meteoric mixed martial arts career, so a first-round victory is no shock for the UFC's bantamweight champion.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsWomen's martial artsMixed martial artsWomen's sportsMartial artsJudoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 07:27:05 GMTTop-ranked Lydia Ko wins New Zealand Women's Open, New Zealand (AP) — Top-ranked Lydia Ko won the New Zealand Women's Open on Sunday for her second straight victory.sSportsWomen's golfWomen's sportsGolfNew ZealandOceania, 01 Mar 2015 07:40:52 GMTNemtsov a possible 'sacrificial victim,' investigators say (AP) — Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power.By LYNN BERRYiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCriminal investigationsCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisProtests and demonstrationsNational governmentsEconomyViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderEventsPolitical and civil unrestBusinessTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrestRussiaMoscowUkraineChechnyaEastern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 03:27:31 GMTHong Kong rally against Chinese shoppers turns chaotic KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police used pepper spray Sunday to break up scuffles between protesters demonstrating against mainland Chinese shoppers and villagers from a border town.iBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Mar 2015 10:39:33 GMTUN: Iraq violence kills at least 1,100 in February (AP) — The U.N. mission to Iraq said Sunday that violence claimed the lives of at least 1,100 Iraqis in February, including more than 600 civilians.By SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsReligious strifeMilitant groupsWar casualtiesWar and unrestBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 01 Mar 2015 08:57:10 GMTAP Interview: Greece's repayments to ECB need discussion, Greece (AP) — Greece will prioritize debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund, some of which come due in March, but repayments to the European Central Bank are "in a different league" and will need discussion with Greece's creditors, the country's finance minister said.By ELENA BECATOROSiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEconomyLegislatureEconomic growthGovernment financeGovernment business and financeDebt and bond marketsFinancial marketsGreeceAthensGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 05:11:05 GMTYork leads No. 7 Arizona past No. 13 Utah, 63-57 LAKE CITY (AP) — Gabe York scored five of his 12 points in the final 2 minutes as No. 7 Arizona scored the last eight points to rally past No. 13 Utah 63-57 on Saturday night.By MATTHEW COLESsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsArizonaUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 06:51:13 GMTSmall SUVs, pricey sports cars dominate at Geneva auto show, Germany (AP) — Small SUVs for families and powerful sports cars for the rich are the big things this year at the Geneva International Motor Show this year. Environmentally correct electrics and hybrids, not so much — thanks to cheaper gas and limits on battery life.By DAVID McHUGHhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyAutomobile showsIndustry conferences and trade showsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAutomobilesLifestyleCorporate newsGenevaGermanyEuropeSwitzerlandWestern Europe, 01 Mar 2015 10:22:02 GMTLate-winter storms spread across areas of Southwest ANGELES (AP) — Parts of California were getting a welcome dose of rain and snow from a storm system moving through the state, while late-winter weather dumped snow elsewhere in the Southwest.Associated PressaGeneral newsStormsWinter weatherWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleCaliforniaAlbuquerqueFort WorthDallasIowaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew MexicoTexas, 01 Mar 2015 09:09:44 GMTWilliams' 25 points lead Nets to 104-94 win over Mavericks (AP) — Deron Williams scored 25 points, Thaddeus Young had 16 points and eight rebounds off the bench and the Brooklyn Nets topped the Dallas Mavericks 104-94 on Saturday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 04:25:21 GMTCollinsworth leads BYU over No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70, Wash. (AP) — Kyle Collinsworth believes BYU is peaking at the right time.By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWashingtonSpokaneUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 07:08:55 GMTBruins win 4-1, send Coyotes to 9th straight loss (AP) — The Boston Bruins are in a tight race for one of the Eastern Conference's final playoff spots, and they knew they couldn't slip up against a struggling team.By KEN POWTAKsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBostonArizonaMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:46:23 GMTRubio tells group its favored candidates are GOP leaders BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is telling the anti-tax group Club for Growth that the Senate candidates they've backed recently represent the Republican Party's new leadership.By THOMAS BEAUMONTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessState governmentsPolitical organizationsFloridaBeaumontUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 01 Mar 2015 03:36:26 GMTPaul Stastny scores winner in Blues' 2-1 victory over Oilers, Alberta (AP) — Paul Stastny scored the winning goal with 5:40 left and added an assist as the St. Louis Blues edged the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Saturday night.sSportsMen's sportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyAlbertaEdmontonCanadaNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 06:03:39 GMTRubio tells Club for Growth its picks are GOP's new leaders BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio told the anti-tax group Club for Growth on Saturday that the Senate candidates they've backed recently represent the Republican Party's new leadership.By THOMAS BEAUMONTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsFloridaBeaumontUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 01 Mar 2015 03:37:31 GMTPrince William gets close look at tsunami disaster in Japan, Japan (AP) — Britain's Prince William stood atop a hill in northeastern Japan on Sunday, and stretched below him was barren land known as the "Bay of Destruction," which was swept by a tsunami four years ago.By YURI KAGEYAMAiGeneral newsInternational relationsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersGovernment and politicsJapanUnited KingdomEast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 09:17:18 GMTBurke scores 23, Jazz hold on for 82-75 win over Bucks LAKE CITY (AP) — Trey Burke had 23 points and six assists to help the Utah Jazz hold off the Milwaukee Bucks 82-75 on Saturday night.By KAREEM COPELANDsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 05:14:19 GMTAlaska flights canceled after volcano ash reduces visibility, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Airlines says low visibility caused by ash from Russian volcanoes is behind the cancellations of several flights in the state.aGeneral newsAir travel disruptionsVolcanoesTransportationEnvironment and natureAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:44:34 GMTSlovenia's Kosir wins 2nd straight World Cup snowboard event, Japan (AP) — Zan Kosir of Slovenia won his second straight World Cup parallel slalom snowboard event on Sunday to maintain first place in the overall standings.iGeneral newsSportsWomen's snowboardingMen's snowboardingWomen's sportsMen's sportsSnowboardingJapanSloveniaEast AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 06:32:31 GMTSenators beat Sharks 4-2 for 5th straight victory JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Mike Hoffman scored a power-play goal to break a tie midway through the third period, and the Ottawa Senators rallied from a pair of deficits to post their fifth straight win, 4-2 over the reeling San Jose Sharks on Saturday night.By JOSH DUBOWsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsSan JoseCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 05:44:49 GMTEstonians vote in parliamentary election amid security fears, Estonia (AP) — Estonians are voting for a new Parliament in an election dominated by economic issues and security concerns due to Russia's intervention in Ukraine.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsNational governmentsLegislatureElectionsEstoniaMoscowEastern EuropeEuropeRussia, 01 Mar 2015 10:36:36 GMTNavy recognizes tribe's connection to California island NICOLAS ISLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Navy is turning over hundreds of human remains to a California Indian tribe after determining that the band has a historical connection to one of the Channel Islands.aGeneral newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 06:29:11 GMTVenezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require tourist visas, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit the activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach.By HANNAH DREIERiGeneral newsInternational relationsEmbassiesProtests and demonstrationsDiplomacyArrestsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeVenezuelaUnited StatesCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:30:09 GMTDel Zotto's SH goal lifts Flyers over Rangers (AP) — Michael Del Zotto's short-handed goal 1:19 into the third period lifted the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night.By AARON BRACYsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNew York CityPhiladelphiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 01 Mar 2015 04:17:24 GMTDavid Ferrer, Timea Bacsinszky win Mexico Open titles, Mexico (AP) — Second-seeded David Ferrer of Spain won his fourth Mexico Open title Saturday night, beating top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 7-5 in the hard-court event.sSportsMen's tennisWomen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsTennisMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Mar 2015 05:08:41 GMTCops: 2 shot at T.I., Young Jeezy party in N. Carolina club, N.C. (AP) — Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot Saturday at a Charlotte nightclub where rappers T.I., Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti were advertised to appear, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police spokesman said.aGeneral newsCelebrityMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentViolent crimeCrimeCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 04:00:28 GMTSyria agrees to UN fact-finding mission in Aleppo, Syria (AP) — Syria's state news agency says the government and the U.N. special envoy have agreed to send a fact-finding mission to the contested northern city of Aleppo.iGeneral newsDiplomacyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsSyriaDamascusMiddle East, 01 Mar 2015 09:39:26 GMTUkraine's new US-born finance chief enduring baptism by fire, Ukraine (AP) — War-torn Ukraine is a long way from Wood Dale, Illinois.By JAMES ELLINGWORTHiBusinessGeneral newsCabinetsEconomyGovernment and politicsUkraineKievUnited StatesChicagoRussiaEastern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaIllinois, 01 Mar 2015 08:28:15 GMTIndia's ruling party forms coalition government in Kashmir, India (AP) — India's ruling Hindu nationalist party formed a coalition government in Kashmir on Sunday, marking the first time it will hold a leadership position in the disputed Muslim-majority region.By AIJAZ HUSSAINiGeneral newsNational governmentsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsPolitical partiesNationalismReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesPolitical organizationsIndiaKashmirNew DelhiSouth AsiaAsia, 01 Mar 2015 10:26:36 GMTLeonard, Spurs end long trip with 101-74 rout of Suns (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs dominated from the opening tip in a 101-74 rout of the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night.By BOB BAUMsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballSports transactionsSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballPhoenixSan AntonioTexasOklahoma CityMiamiArizonaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOklahoma, 01 Mar 2015 04:46:46 GMTEgypt court declares part of election law unconstitutional (AP) — An Egyptian court on Sunday ruled as unconstitutional a clause in the election law that draws voting districts, a verdict that is almost certain to delay parliamentary elections scheduled to start later this month.iGeneral newsParliamentary electionsNational courtsNational electionsGovernment and politicsElectionsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 01 Mar 2015 10:30:21 GMTKurdish rebels say Turkey must take steps toward peace, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels have rejected a call for them to lay down their arms, saying Turkey's government must first take steps to advance democracy and withdraw a controversial security bill being debated in Parliament.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 10:12:55 GMT