FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:29:52 -070011 killed when bus falls into gorge in eastern Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c627affdfbd24f74bc76cab52f96a7d9PATNA, India (AP) — A bus driver lost control of his vehicle on a sharp curve on a mountain road in eastern India and plunged into a gorge, killing at least 11 people, police said Monday.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c627affdfbd24f74bc76cab52f96a7d9Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:40:04 GMTFormer Fed chairman starting 'Ben Bernanke's Blog'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22d331b361d84a3d9302e65c24fb1912WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is getting a new title — blogger.By MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsBloggingOnline mediaMediahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22d331b361d84a3d9302e65c24fb1912Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:11:39 GMTRhino rampages in Nepal city, killing 1 and injuring severalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6aec18edb28a4e1d8a914a25012a7c31KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A wild rhino charged into a city in southern Nepal on Monday, killing a woman, injuring several others and chasing panicked people through the main market and a hospital, an official said.iGeneral newsAnimalsRhinocerosMammalsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6aec18edb28a4e1d8a914a25012a7c31Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:57:53 GMTAP Exclusive: NSA weighed ending phone program before leakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/877e93046f154ad3b6b0088752e7a43aWASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the practice, current and former intelligence officials say, because some officials believed the costs outweighed the meager counterterrorism benefits.By KEN DILANIANwGovernment and politicsIntelligence agenciesGovernment information leaksGovernment surveillanceNational securityHuman rights and civil libertiesLegislatureTerrorismLegislationPolitical issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseWar and unrestGeneral newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/877e93046f154ad3b6b0088752e7a43aMon, 30 Mar 2015 07:15:33 GMTNational parks call on Americans to 'Find Your Park'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9b83c8ccbd3477db289874fcc8abea5WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the most beautiful and historic places in the country, though there's also an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that's aging and mostly white.By BRETT ZONGKERwGeneral newsNational parksPolitical fundraisingEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelGovernment and politicsMarketing and advertisingCorporate newsBusinessGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsProducts and servicesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9b83c8ccbd3477db289874fcc8abea5Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:21:22 GMTInvestigators focus on German co-pilot's mental statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5918a4e5632841be8143a42a5fb1f8feMARSEILLE, France (AP) — A French police official says European investigators are focusing on the psychological state of the 27-year-old German co-pilot who deliberately smashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an Alpine mountainside.iGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationFranceGermanyMarseilleWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5918a4e5632841be8143a42a5fb1f8feMon, 30 Mar 2015 09:00:49 GMTClinton email dustup latest in 'delete, erase' era of gov'thttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7166e1d7848c4f1d87d6688be5a7c5f1WASHINGTON (AP) — In the never-ending quest to preserve the government's history, there have been plenty of weapons of mass destruction.By NANCY BENAChtGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsInternational relationsForeign policyInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTechnologyCommunication technologyGovernment policyPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesIranNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7166e1d7848c4f1d87d6688be5a7c5f1Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:10:20 GMTFormer Israeli premier Olmert found guilty in bribery casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0e22d05b8c14c3a90430c79064f97cbJERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was found guilty Monday of accepting bribes in a retrial of corruption charges, the latest chapter in the downfall of a man who only years earlier hoped to lead the country to a historic peace agreement with the Palestinians.By DANIEL ESTRINiGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestLegal proceedingsTerritorial disputesPolitical resignationsCabinetsCrimeLaw and orderWar and unrestGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsJerusalemPalestinian territoriesIsraelWest BankGaza StripMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0e22d05b8c14c3a90430c79064f97cbMon, 30 Mar 2015 07:22:46 GMTAP chief: Killing of journalists should be a war crimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1bdd079361940798d8d6528240fd4fdHONG KONG (AP) — The president and CEO of The Associated Press called Monday for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage.By KELVIN CHANiGeneral newsJournalismWar crimesInternational lawJournalistsNews mediaMediaWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1bdd079361940798d8d6528240fd4fdMon, 30 Mar 2015 08:26:41 GMTPolice arrest 26 in crackdown on anarchist grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c01d15f4f6e74aabbae94b51213c35c7MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested 12 people suspected of belonging to an anarchist group with terrorist aims.iGeneral newsArrestsSabotageLaw and orderCrimeSpainMadridWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c01d15f4f6e74aabbae94b51213c35c7Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:10:09 GMTPlayStation gets Spotify, replacing Sony's own music servicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7093a45299754e839675dc47865bec1fNEW YORK (AP) — Spotify is coming to the PlayStation, replacing Sony's own Music Unlimited service, as the company continues to expand the game console into an entertainment hub beyond video games.By ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessArts and entertainmentTechnologyMusicEntertainmentConsumer electronicsGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyleProducts and servicesCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7093a45299754e839675dc47865bec1fMon, 30 Mar 2015 09:02:10 GMT4 tips to avoid getting fleeced by your brokerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49862cbd546d43e3a54a2978126f91deCan your broker or adviser be trusted? There is no way to be 100 percent certain, but far too many investors don't even take a few simple steps to protect themselves. Start by asking questions. Here are four key ones, and tips for finding the answers.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49862cbd546d43e3a54a2978126f91deMon, 30 Mar 2015 10:20:51 GMTSouth Korean firm named sole bidder for big fighter jet dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c70da7acc7f4107a64571302a21dffaSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea chose a state-run aircraft maker on Monday as the sole preferred bidder for a contract to develop a midlevel fighter jet with the help of Lockheed Martin Corp. in the country's biggest-ever weapons development project.iBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c70da7acc7f4107a64571302a21dffaMon, 30 Mar 2015 09:16:00 GMTFederal funding in short supply for rural water projectshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/649077118a3b4da7900ac173e83c1b4aALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A pipeline project intended to bring billions of gallons of water a year to a drought-stricken section of eastern New Mexico represents a lifeline to parched communities that are quickly running out of water.By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANaBusinessGeneral newsAquifersUtilitiesIndustriesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureNew MexicoPortalesClovisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/649077118a3b4da7900ac173e83c1b4aMon, 30 Mar 2015 07:15:56 GMTIraq: Twin car bombings in Baghdad kill at least 11http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52bf382bdb8246a9b0590514e4edcec9BAGHDAD (AP) — A pair of car bombings in a Baghdad suburb on Monday killed at least 11 people and wounded dozens, officials said, hours after the arrival of the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, for talks with the Iraqi officials.By SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsImprovised explosivesGovernment and politicsBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52bf382bdb8246a9b0590514e4edcec9Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:40:03 GMT10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/872058dcbe7c4d14be778145d617a21cYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/872058dcbe7c4d14be778145d617a21cMon, 30 Mar 2015 10:00:35 GMTPhilippines ends major offensive it says killed 139 rebelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/579f8efa9ae64e18b21cd898f07ff98bMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines military chief says a monthlong offensive against hard-line Muslim rebels in the south has ended after 139 insurgents were killed, 12 others were captured and their bomb-making strongholds were seized by troops.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/579f8efa9ae64e18b21cd898f07ff98bMon, 30 Mar 2015 09:32:09 GMTSyrian president says IS is expanding despite airstrikeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35107a8306c144ce93ae3cf5df665a23BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad says the Islamic State group has been expanding since a U.S.-led coalition began its airstrikes on the group in Iraq and Syria last year.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35107a8306c144ce93ae3cf5df665a23Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:35:42 GMTA look at US Bureau of Reclamation rural water projectshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d57a30e9b6940249ba8704c9da41038ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The federal Bureau of Reclamation oversees several large-scale projects aimed at delivering drinking water to rural communities in the West. The agency has $36 million to spend on projects during the next fiscal year — a fraction of the funds needed for the work.aBusinessGeneral newsEnvironmental conservation and preservationNative AmericansUtilitiesIndustriesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d57a30e9b6940249ba8704c9da41038Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:13:40 GMTQuotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92b961633d4a44db99053af195e24552"For us, it makes it particularly difficult that the only victim from Montabaur is suspected to have caused this tragedy, this crash — although this has not been finally confirmed, but a lot is indicating that — and we have to face this." — Michael Dietrich, pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz's hometown, on the Germanwings' co-pilot blamed for causing the plane crash that killed 150 people in southern France.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashEventsYemenMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92b961633d4a44db99053af195e24552Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:02:05 GMTPentagon chief may ease military enlistment standardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/362e52cfc49644f19cf5ac96f88f41bbWASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is considering easing some military enlistment standards as part of a broader set of initiatives to better attract and keep quality service members and civilians across the Defense Department.By LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsVeteransMilitary recruitmentMilitary and defenseNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/362e52cfc49644f19cf5ac96f88f41bbMon, 30 Mar 2015 10:10:03 GMTCampaign begins for most unpredictable election in decadeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad6f18370f494142b247b4f586d037edLONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister David Cameron is paying a farewell visit to Queen Elizabeth II as the country begins formal campaigning for an election seen as the most unpredictable in decades.iGeneral newsCampaignsElectionsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad6f18370f494142b247b4f586d037edMon, 30 Mar 2015 09:03:08 GMTStrong quakes hit off South Pacific nations of Tonga, Samoahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/823fb3d17eac419c9438b378d60adb57SYDNEY (AP) — A pair of strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersSamoaAustraliaOceaniaTongahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/823fb3d17eac419c9438b378d60adb57Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:24:32 GMTSmall investors blame losses on brokers they once trustedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19815fe9e17d4fc19b52f6db0911207cNEW YORK (AP) — Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune.By BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsPersonal investingPersonal financeFinancial planninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19815fe9e17d4fc19b52f6db0911207cMon, 30 Mar 2015 10:18:11 GMTAsian stocks mostly higher after Yellen rate rise remarkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74cdcfd3cf724435999a41db7a4ed700HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday as investors digested Fed chief Janet Yellen's comments signaling U.S. interest rates were expected to rise sometime this year but when they did they would do so gradually. Chinese stocks soared on hopes for more economic stimulus measures.By KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyChinaEast AsiaHong KongUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74cdcfd3cf724435999a41db7a4ed700Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:03:10 GMTWith Lee's passing, Mahathir is last of SE Asia's old guardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff267fe989584fefae6984652547c5c1KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two of Asia's best-known strongmen, Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew and Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad, had much in common — a streak of authoritarianism, little tolerance for dissent and vision that changed the face of their countries.By EILEEN NGiGeneral newsRace and ethnicityGovernment and politicsEconomySocial issuesSocial affairsBusinessMalaysiaSingaporeSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff267fe989584fefae6984652547c5c1Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:09:27 GMTAirstrikes shake Yemen's capital as Shiite rebels push southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ba3eafd966a4df29cee8ac6cdf879d0SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A series of airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition shook Yemen's capital, Sanaa, overnight and early Monday morning as dozens of families fled the capital seeking safety.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestYemenSanaaMiddle EastSaudi Arabiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ba3eafd966a4df29cee8ac6cdf879d0Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:02:49 GMTUN tribunal says Serb suspect Seselj has to return to courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c4fd4342c9d4da08562ccdd86000014THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Appeals judges at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal say Serbian far-right leader Vojislav Seselj has breached conditions of his provisional release and must return to the court's cellblock in The Hague.iGeneral newsYugoslav WarsWar crimesEventsWar and unrestSerbiaThe HagueEastern EuropeEuropeNetherlandsWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c4fd4342c9d4da08562ccdd86000014Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:22:44 GMTA look at what's been lost to historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78daf7b8d0bf4053b6217a4577a303caA look at what's gone but not forgotten:By The Associated PresspGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsEmbassiesInternational relationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78daf7b8d0bf4053b6217a4577a303caMon, 30 Mar 2015 07:11:18 GMTA look at former Israeli Premier Ehud Olmert's careerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b20a5b9be87f475a8229eae8df8b8327JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court has found former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert guilty on charges of fraud and breach of trust in a case involving allegations he accepted cash-stuffed envelopes from an American supporter.By The Associated PressiGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestFraud and false statementsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestParliamentary electionsCabinetsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderElectionsPalestinian territoriesIsraelJerusalemMiddle EastGaza Striphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b20a5b9be87f475a8229eae8df8b8327Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:52:37 GMTUS treasury secretary presses Beijing on technology curbshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b5257ce97084534a57d72014b256768BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Monday he pressed Chinese leaders over proposed curbs on the use of foreign security products by banks and other restrictions on access to China's technology market.By JOE McDONALDhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyGovernment and politicsFinancial servicesIndustriesTerrorismWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseChinaBeijingUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b5257ce97084534a57d72014b256768Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:41:50 GMTBangladesh police say blogger hacked to death in capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8f3ce31c230498584620a71bf1d2414DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A blogger was hacked to death by three men in Bangladesh's capital on Monday, with two of the suspected attackers caught near the scene, police said.By JULHAS ALAMiGeneral newsBloggingOnline mediaMediaBangladeshDhakaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8f3ce31c230498584620a71bf1d2414Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:45:01 GMTHope, fear as Nigerians await results of presidential votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d34b563d1f624b5f9cf4161fdaa9a7c5ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians are waiting in hope and fear for results of the tightest and most bitterly contested presidential election in the nation's turbulent history. Collation of results starts at noon (1100 GMT) and winner could be named later Monday or Tuesday, electoral officials say.By MICHELLE FAUL and HILARY UGURUiGeneral newsWar and unrestNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsNigeriaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d34b563d1f624b5f9cf4161fdaa9a7c5Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:41:02 GMTWorld stocks gain after Yellen signals gradual rise in rateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/226f0386c1284ff88ce04dc3bb1e7925HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were buoyant Monday as investors cheered Fed chief Janet Yellen's comments signaling that U.S. interest rates would rise only gradually. Chinese stocks soared on hopes for more economic stimulus measures.By KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyStock marketsChinaEast AsiaHong KongUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/226f0386c1284ff88ce04dc3bb1e7925Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:41:19 GMTFrance's far-right fails to win a council in local votinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6494c4227a0949be8facda7a20b6342ePARIS (AP) — France's far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen says she was satisfied with her party's performance in local council elections, though it won just 62 of the 4,108 seats at stake.iGeneral newsElectionsVotingGovernment and politicsLocal electionsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6494c4227a0949be8facda7a20b6342eMon, 30 Mar 2015 08:13:44 GMT14 killed in car crash in Egypt's southern Sohag provincehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9411e30b0834444294cd87d147cbcd74SOHAG, Egypt (AP) — A senior Egyptian security official says 14 people have been killed and seven injured in a car crash involving three vehicles in the southern province of Sohag.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9411e30b0834444294cd87d147cbcd74Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:47:48 GMTHighway Patrol: 8 dead, 10 injured when Florida van crasheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e487fc6279c4e0482f4d11a65f306aeMOORE HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says eight people died and 10 others were injured when a passenger van ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of U.S. 27 and landed in a canal in rural southwest Florida.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e487fc6279c4e0482f4d11a65f306aeMon, 30 Mar 2015 09:42:03 GMTDuke freshmen 'easy to mesh' into Final Four teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87f9560e7efc4ff99db1c8306fb421b8HOUSTON (AP) — Like his Duke teammates sitting on either side of him at the podium, Quinn Cook had a strand of the cut-down net sticking out of his regional championship cap.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipMen's basketballCollege basketballMen's sportsCollege sportsEventsBasketballHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87f9560e7efc4ff99db1c8306fb421b8Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:00:38 GMTMitchell sends South Carolina women to 1st Final Fourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e888b12c793e4578acfa0099901f4d48GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Someday, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley will eventually rename a play after star guard Tiffany Mitchell.By JOEDY McCREARYsSportsNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsFloridaSouth CarolinaNorth CarolinaGreensboroAsheboroUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e888b12c793e4578acfa0099901f4d48Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:03:20 GMTFormer Israeli Premier Olmert convicted in corruption casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e52def3a6afe4b76a2e5608a19e58f54JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday of unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter in a retrial on corruption charges, the latest chapter in the downfall of a man who only years earlier hoped to lead the country to a historic peace agreement with the Palestinians.By DANIEL ESTRINiGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCampaign finance improprietiesLegal proceedingsPolitical resignationsPolitical corruptionGovernment and politicsCrimeCabinetsLaw and orderCampaignsElectionsPolitical issuesDiplomacyInternational relationsJerusalemPalestinian territoriesIsraelWest BankGaza StripMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e52def3a6afe4b76a2e5608a19e58f54Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:30:03 GMTWhy getting patients on their feet may speed recovery in ICUhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1978227e717a4e97ba6f726f9e856a7bWASHINGTON (AP) — The intensive care unit is a last frontier for physical therapy: It's hard to exercise patients hooked to ventilators so they can breathe.By LAURAN NEERGAARDwGeneral newsHealthPhysical fitnessAnimalsAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1978227e717a4e97ba6f726f9e856a7bMon, 30 Mar 2015 07:05:55 GMTObama to headline Kennedy Institute dedicationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a84731f186df4b62b9076abd109dc494WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is headlining the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate, a facility that includes a full-size replica of the chamber where the late Massachusetts Democratic senator served for 47 years.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureUnited StatesBostonNorth AmericaMassachusettshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a84731f186df4b62b9076abd109dc494Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:16:47 GMTIran nuclear talks at crunch timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0651b3c5cfaa44f1b2732e34f3554202LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program entered a critical phase on Monday with differences still remaining less than two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement.By GEORGE JAHN and MATTHEW LEEiGovernment and politicsNuclear weaponsInternational agreementsInternational relationsWeapons of mass destructionGeneral newsIranSwitzerlandMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0651b3c5cfaa44f1b2732e34f3554202Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:47:55 GMTWild rhino enters Nepal city, killing 1 and injuring severalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/537b44def44042c9a53c3b2f03932f1dKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A wild rhino has entered a city in southern Nepal, killing a woman and injuring several other people.iGeneral newsAnimalsRhinocerosAthlete injuriesMammalsAthlete healthSportsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/537b44def44042c9a53c3b2f03932f1dMon, 30 Mar 2015 09:09:57 GMTMcGraw appreciates Notre Dame women's run more than everhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ff6af380b8441af8d7b14531a032e02OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It would be easy to forgive Muffett McGraw if she started taking Final Four appearances for granted.By KURT VOIGTsSportsNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipWomen's sportsCollege basketballBasketballWomen's basketballCollege sportsEventsOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ff6af380b8441af8d7b14531a032e02Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:08:11 GMTFormer F1 driver Montagny suspended for 2 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94ebada0b15b4f2aa861b844a0637ad2PARIS (AP) — Former Formula One driver Franck Montagny has been handed a two-year suspension by the sport's governing body after testing positive for a metabolite of cocaine.sSportsAutomobile racingDopingSports governanceFormula OneFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94ebada0b15b4f2aa861b844a0637ad2Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:21:27 GMTChina evacuating from Yemen, suspending anti-piracy patrolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b846431e345345aea11e9a0f7d3ac0f5BEIJING (AP) — China is evacuating its citizens from Yemen and suspending anti-piracy patrols in the area amid the growing violence in the Middle Eastern country.iGeneral newsMaritime piracyEvacuationsCrimeChinaYemenMiddle EastEast AfricaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b846431e345345aea11e9a0f7d3ac0f5Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:23:27 GMTFlood alerts issued in Kashmir as rivers cross danger markhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e82f4b8706364fc886a96a17ab6bd1efSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Hundreds of Kashmiris in both India and Pakistan moved to higher ground Monday as rain-swollen rivers swamped parts of the disputed Himalayan region placed under an emergency flood alert just six months after some 600 people died in flooding that left the region in shambles.By MERAJ-UDDINiGeneral newsWeatherFloodsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersHealthNatural disastersKashmirIndiaPakistanSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e82f4b8706364fc886a96a17ab6bd1efMon, 30 Mar 2015 10:08:26 GMTTaylor Swift wins artist of the year at iHeartRadio Awardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04ba611ecdd042789c07299fde01bf34The iHeartRadio Music Awards should be called the iHeartTaylorSwift Awards.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAward showsiHeartRadio Music AwardsFashion designEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04ba611ecdd042789c07299fde01bf34Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:34:22 GMTStrong quakes strike off South Pacific nation of Tongahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b62fd01f8f2421c85f9279154256a25SYDNEY (AP) — A pair of strong earthquakes struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersSamoaAustraliaOceaniaTongahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b62fd01f8f2421c85f9279154256a25Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:15:50 GMT