FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 05 Mar 2015 23:23:21 -0800Police: Federal judge shot during robbery attempt in Detroit (AP) — Detroit police say a federal judge has been shot outside his home in an apparent attempted robbery.aGeneral newsNational courtsTheftCrimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 06:47:20 GMTLightning double up Maple Leafs 4-2, Fla. (AP) — Ben Bishop made 25 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning earned a 4-2 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night.By BOB BELLONEsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTampaFloridaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 06 Mar 2015 03:47:23 GMTE'Twaun Moore lifts Bulls past Westbrook, Thunder (AP) — E'Twaun Moore finished off Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballPortlandOklahomaOklahoma CityChicagoMaineUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinois, 06 Mar 2015 05:21:01 GMTHunter Pence breaks arm in Giants' win over Cubs, Ariz. (AP) — San Francisco outfielder Hunter Pence broke his left forearm and will be sidelined six to eight weeks after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of the Giants' 8-6 victory over a Chicago Cubs split-squad Thursday.By RICK EYMERsSportsMLB Spring TrainingAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsAthlete healthArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:22:27 GMTOfficials: Truck driver fell asleep in fatal collision, Wash. (AP) — A truck driver apparently fell asleep Thursday before his vehicle crossed the center line of a rural Washington highway and collided with a car and a school bus, killing the car driver and sending dozens of students to the hospital for evaluation, the Washington State Patrol said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:27:48 GMTTrain carrying Bakken crude derails, burns in Illinois, Ill. (AP) — A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in northern Illinois, bursting into flames and prompting officials to suggest that everyone with 1 mile evacuate, authorities said.aBusinessGeneral newsFiresEvacuationsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEnergy industryIndustriesIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 06:28:13 GMTAsia stocks gain after ECB upgrades growth ahead of US jobs, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Friday as investor sentiment was boosted by the European Central Bank's growth forecast upgrade and expectations for a solid increase in U.S. employment.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyCorporate stockCorporate newsLabor economyFinancial servicesIndustriesSouth KoreaEast AsiaUnited StatesEuropeAsiaNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 07:16:39 GMTHunter makes Twins return in 9-8 win over Red Sox MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Torii Hunter drove in a run in his first plate appearance with the Minnesota Twins in eight years, helping defeat the Boston Red Sox 9-8 on Thursday night.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingSports facility constructionProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsSports businessFort MyersFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:54:29 GMTMyanmar police crack down on protesters for third day, Myanmar (AP) — Police cracked down on student protesters opposing Myanmar's new education law Friday, roughly grabbing demonstrators and loading them onto trucks in the third such clampdown in as many days.By GEMUNU AMARASINGHEiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsEducation policyGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestGovernment policyEducationSocial affairsMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 05:12:32 GMTPortis scores 24 to lead No. 18 Arkansas to wild 78-74 win, S.C. (AP) — Arkansas coach Mike Anderson wasn't comfortable up 20 points and wasn't worried down 11. He knew the best Razorback team in nearly two decades had the poise to pull this game out.By JEFFREY COLLINSsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballCollege sportsBasketballMen's sportsArkansasSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:50:51 GMTBlazers win fifth straight with 94-75 victory over Mavericks, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 17 points and 12 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the second half for a 94-75 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night.By ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 06:08:56 GMTAnother solid month of job gains over 200K expected for Feb. (AP) — U.S. employers are expected to follow the best three-month burst of hiring in 17 years with another solid round of job gains in February.By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthPricesLabor economyEconomyWinter weatherWeatherLeading economic indicatorsEnergy industryIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:05:33 GMTLate winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast (AP) — A late winter storm blanketed the Northeast on Thursday after zipping across much of the South, leaving hundreds of drivers and their passengers stranded on highways in Kentucky and thousands of customers without power in West Virginia.By SEAN CARLIN and GEOFF MULVIHILLaGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherStormsTrafficTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessKentuckyUnited StatesMemphisMarylandNorth AmericaTennessee, 06 Mar 2015 03:45:04 GMTWarm weather forced Iditarod farther north, Alaska (AP) — Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and ice.By MARK THIESSENaGeneral newsSportsIditarod Trail Sled Dog RaceWeatherWinter weatherDogsEventsMammalsAnimalsSled dog racingAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 07:17:11 GMTEmirates forges special relationship with el-Sissi's Egypt, United Arab Emirates (AP) — This small Gulf nation, known for its soaring skyscrapers and mercantile bent, is making itself into the most stalwart ally of the Arab world's biggest country.By ADAM SCHRECKiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesUnited Arab EmiratesDubaiEgyptAbu DhabiJordanMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaCairoNorth AfricaAfrica, 06 Mar 2015 06:42:38 GMTFlyers score 3 goals in 3rd period, top St. Louis 3-1 (AP) — The Flyers gave away hot dogs, pretzels, even tickets to those adventurous enough to brave a winter storm.By DAN GELSTONsSportsSports transactionsMen's hockeyHockeySports businessProfessional hockeyMen's sportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:06:58 GMTAccused rapist dragged from prison and killed by Indian mob DELHI (AP) — Police say a mob overran a prison in northeastern India, dragged away and lynched a man accused of rape.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeIndiaBangladeshSouth AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 07:16:48 GMTToday in History is Friday, March 6, the 65th day of 2015. There are 300 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaCrimeViolent crimeGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesNew YorkNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:00:38 GMTMadonna: Working out saved me from injuries after fall YORK (AP) — Exercising regularly has been like a prayer answered for Madonna: The singer says thanks to staying active, she didn't suffer much after falling during her performance at the Brit Awards.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentExerciseDiet and exerciseLifestyle, 06 Mar 2015 05:19:28 GMTPlane skids off snowy New York runway, stops next to icy bay YORK (AP) — A Delta jetliner landing at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm Thursday skidded off a runway and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest just feet from the roiling waters of an icy bay.By MEGHAN BARR and SCOTT MAYEROWITZaBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsWinter weatherWeatherAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesNew York CityNew YorkQueensUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:45:55 GMTSecurity questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoul, South Korea (AP) — Police on Friday investigated the motives of the anti-U.S. activist they say slashed the U.S. ambassador to South Korea as questions turned to whether security was neglected.By KIM TONG-HYUNG and FOSTER KLUGiGeneral newsCriminal investigationsDiplomacyEmbassiesProtests and demonstrationsCrimeInternational relationsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsViolent crimePolitical and civil unrestSouth KoreaSeoulNorth KoreaEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:54:33 GMTPhiladelphia police mourn officer killed during robbery (AP) — Philadelphia police are mourning the death of an officer who was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store.aGeneral newsCrimePoliceViolent crimeTheftLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 07:07:57 GMTChain of kidney transplants begins at San Francisco hospital FRANCISCO (AP) — Zully Broussard thought she was going to help one person by donating a kidney.By KRISTIN J. BENDERhtGeneral newsHealthScienceOrgan donationTechnologyObituariesHealth issuesSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:33:21 GMTNASA's Dawn spacecraft moves in on dwarf planet Ceres ANGELES (AP) — A NASA spacecraft is closing in on the dwarf planet Ceres after a nearly eight-year journey.aGeneral newsScienceDwarf planetsPlanetsAstronomyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 07:15:12 GMTEntrances to UC Santa Cruz cleared; student protest ends CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — University of California, Santa Cruz officials say student protesters against tuition increases have cleared both entrances to campus.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsEducationPolitical and civil unrestSocial affairsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:25:37 GMTNYC landing mishap raises questions on runway snow closures YORK (AP) — The rough landing of a Delta jetliner at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm just minutes after the runway had been plowed has raised questions about when airports should close runways due to snow or ice.By MEGHAN BARR and SCOTT MAYEROWITZaBusinessGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 06:54:06 GMTEx-crew recognizes photos of sunken Japanese battleship (AP) — A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said Thursday he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines by a team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.By MARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsWorld War IIEventsJapanEast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 04:07:02 GMTGaborik leads LA Kings' rally past Montreal, 4-3 in shootout ANGELES (AP) — After the Los Angeles Kings finally won their first shootout since mid-October, their other feats and failures in the previous 65 minutes seemed puny in comparison.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyLos AngelesCaliforniaMontrealUnited StatesNorth AmericaQuebecCanada, 06 Mar 2015 07:08:28 GMTSceviour's shootout goal lifts Stars over Panthers 4-3, Fla. (AP) — Colton Sceviour scored the winning goal in the shootout to lift the Dallas Stars to a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.By PAUL GEREFFIsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsWNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballWomen's basketballWomen's sportsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:46:05 GMTHigher food prices, typhoon worsen poverty in Philippines, Philippines (AP) — Poverty worsened in the Philippines in the first half of 2014 due to government restrictions on rice imports and the lingering effects of a killer typhoon, an official said Friday.iBusinessGeneral newsPricesGovernment policyEconomyAgricultureIndustriesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 07:06:32 GMTFreight train carrying crude oil derails near Illinois city, Ill. (AP) — A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in northern Illinois on Thursday, bursting into flames and prompting officials to suggest that everyone with 1 mile evacuate, authorities said.aBusinessGeneral newsFiresEvacuationsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEnergy industryIndustriesIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:32:41 GMTKnife attack at China train station leaves 9 injured (AP) — At least two assailants armed with knives attacked people at a train station in southern China on Friday, injuring nine, and police fatally shot one of the suspects, officials said.iGeneral newsOnline mediaViolent crimeCrimeMediaChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 04:11:06 GMTHead of UN Women: No country has reached gender equality NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency promoting equality for women is lamenting that a girl born today will be an 81-year-old grandmother before she has the same chance as a man to be CEO of a company — and she will have to wait until she's 50-years-old to have an equal chance to lead a country.By EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsGender issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesHuman welfareBeijingChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 05:12:03 GMTNo. 12 Kentucky women advance in SEC, 67-61 over Vanderbilt ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Jennifer O'Neill scored 19 points and Linnae Harper 18 to lead sixth-seeded and No. 12-ranked Kentucky to a 67-61 win over No. 11-seed Vanderbilt in the second round of the SEC tournament on Thursday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:06:09 GMTReview: Larry David's Broadway play is a tedious dead fish YORK (AP) — If you're wondering if you'll like Larry David's Broadway debut, "Fish in the Dark," you need to ask another question: Do you like "Curb Your Enthusiasm"?By MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentPerforming artsEntertainment, 06 Mar 2015 03:52:08 GMTAs world moves on, MH370 families find solace in each other, China (AP) — For the past year, Wang Zheng has been avoiding one place: the modest apartment where his parents had been living for more 20 years in downtown Nanjing until they vanished along with the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.By DIDI TANGiGeneral newsDisappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370EventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFashionBeauty and fashionLifestyleGovernment and politicsMalaysiaChinaNanjingBeijingIndian OceanSoutheast AsiaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 06 Mar 2015 07:00:32 GMTJurors in Jodi Arias case: We were 11-1 for death penalty (AP) — It took just one juror to spare the life of convicted murderer Jodi Arias on Thursday — and the woman had to survive an attempt by her colleagues to boot her from the jury before she could do it.By JACQUES BILLEAUD and TERRY TANGaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeDeath penalty controversyLaw and orderViolent crimeSocial issuesSocial affairsPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:44:51 GMTWright, Loveridge lead No. 13 Utah over Washington St. 67-59, Wash. (AP) — Delon Wright scored 18 points and Jordan Loveridge added 16 as No. 13 Utah came back to beat Washington State 67-59 on Thursday night.By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWashingtonUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 06:27:37 GMTTimea Bacsinszky advances to Monterrey Open quarterfinals, Mexico (AP) — Fourth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland advanced to the Monterrey Open quarterfinals Thursday, beating Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMonterreyMexicoItalyFranceSlovakiaSerbiaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 06 Mar 2015 05:28:19 GMTFord's real-life bravado equals Han Solo, Indiana Jones ANGELES (AP) — Harrison Ford is as much the daredevil in real life as Han Solo, Indiana Jones or the other larger-than-life characters that he has played on the screen.By LYNN ELBERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:37:34 GMTYour Top Plays for Today Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports GuideBy The Associated PresssSports, 06 Mar 2015 07:04:44 GMTCoyotes end 10-game skid, beat Canucks 3-2 in shootout, Ariz. (AP) — The smile and look of relief on the face of Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan spoke volumes.By JOSE M. ROMEROsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsArizonaWinnipegUnited StatesNorth AmericaManitobaCanada, 06 Mar 2015 06:25:31 GMTAshley, McConnell lead No. 5 Arizona to 99-60 rout of Cal, Ariz. (AP) — Brandon Ashley matched his career high with 21 points, T.J. McConnell tied his career best with 11 assists and No. 5 Arizona made certain it would finish alone atop the Pac-12 in the regular season for the second year in a row with a 99-60 rout of California on Thursday night.By BOB BAUMsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsArizonaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:30:06 GMTIslanders win 4-3, send Predators to 5th straight loss, Tenn. (AP) — Brock Nelson scored with 6:08 left, helping the New York Islanders rally after blowing a two-goal lead in the third period with a 4-3 win over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night.By TERESA M. WALKERsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:51:47 GMTVideo game veteran takes swing at playful app aimed at kids FRANCISCO (AP) — In a sea of virtual-reality headsets and monitors broadcasting video games, there's something that seems completely alien at the Game Developers Conference: a swing set.By DERRIK J. LANGhtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyleSoftwareComputing and information technologySan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:00:40 GMTMore want local beef, but fewer want tough job of cutting it MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kent Weise loves his work, but after 38 years slaughtering cattle, lugging carcasses that can weigh more than 1,000 pounds and slowly, methodically slicing cuts of meat, he understands why few people want to go into the business anymore.By SCOTT McFETRIDGEaFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAgricultureIowaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 06:15:25 GMTAnnouncer Craig Sager returns from leukemia to NBA sideline (AP) — Craig Sager returned to his familiar spot on the NBA sideline Thursday after being treated for leukemia.eArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsCancerDiseases and conditionsHealthChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:13:26 GMTCoach's adopted toddler builds a life with hoops team, Va. (AP) — Joanne Boyle offered a quick prayer before clicking the photo link of a days-old girl in a Senegalese orphanage. Maybe, after so many years of waiting, this would be the child the Virginia women's basketball coach could bring home.By JANIE McCAULEYaGeneral newsSportsWomen's sportsCoachingBasketballWomen's basketballAthlete recruitingCollege basketballHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFamily issuesWork-life balanceWorkplace cultureCareersBusinessLifestyleSelf-improvementCollege sportsParentingRelationshipsSenegalVirginiaCharlottesvilleWest AfricaAfricaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:13:11 GMTPortland's Matthews ruptures Achilles, out for season, Ore. (AP) — Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews ruptured his left Achilles tendon in Portland's game against the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night and is out for the season.sSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 06:49:32 GMTHunter Pence breaks arm in Giants' 8-6 win over Cubs, Ariz. (AP) — San Francisco outfielder Hunter Pence broke his left forearm and will be sidelined six to eight weeks after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of the Giants' 8-6 victory over a Chicago Cubs split-squad Thursday.By RICK EYMERsSportsMLB Spring TrainingSports transactionsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsSports businessArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:25:37 GMT