FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Mar 2015 23:15:35 -0800Canucks beat Blues 6-5 in shootout after blowing 3-goal lead, British Columbia (AP) — Nick Bonino, Radim Vrbata and Chris Higgins scored in the shootout as the Vancouver Canucks recovered from blowing a three-goal lead for a 6-5 win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBritish ColumbiaVancouverCanadaNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 06:13:57 GMTNo injuries as train hits empty car in Ventura County, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Southern California say no one was injured when an Amtrak train with 85 people aboard hit an empty car stopped on the tracks.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCamarilloCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 07:00:14 GMTTourism thrives in Malaysia despite association with tragedy LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two airplane catastrophes put Malaysia on the map in a bad way in 2014. But they didn't hurt the country's tourism, and the higher visibility may even have helped: visitor numbers had their strongest growth in years.By EILEEN NGiBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashDisappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370Currency marketsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial marketsEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationChinaMalaysiaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaSingaporeGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 02 Mar 2015 07:03:28 GMTChinese shoppers latest target of Hong Kong protest anger KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested nearly three dozen people Sunday after scuffles broke out in the latest protest against the growing influx of mainland Chinese shoppers.By KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsShoppingArrestsMunicipal governmentsPolitical and civil unrestLifestyleLaw and orderCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsHong KongChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 02 Mar 2015 06:06:01 GMTCanadian gets 7 years in jail in Nepal for child sex abuse, Nepal (AP) — A Canadian tourist with several previous child sex convictions has been sentenced to seven years in prison in Nepal for sexually abusing a minor boy, the court said Monday.iGeneral newsCrimeCrimes against childrenLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeNova ScotiaNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduCanadaNorth AmericaAsia, 02 Mar 2015 04:24:36 GMTFighting in eastern Ukraine displaces Donetsk's soccer team, Ukraine (AP) — The sleek stadium, built six years ago and host to some of Europe's biggest soccer matches, is silent. It sits in the middle of the city of Donetsk, a war zone controlled by pro-Russian separatists battling Ukrainian troops.By JAMES ELLINGWORTHiGeneral newsSportsInternational soccerMen's soccerMen's sportsMunicipal governmentsWar and unrestProfessional soccerHumanitarian crisesSoccerLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsUkraineKievDonetskMoscowEuropeRussiaEastern Europe, 02 Mar 2015 05:18:58 GMTWhat's on deck today at spring training to watch for today at spring training:By The Associated PresssSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 06:53:05 GMTMyanmar prevents student protesters from marching to Yangon, Myanmar (AP) — Truckloads of police on Monday prevented hundreds of student protesters from continuing their march to Myanmar's biggest city to push for educational reform.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsEducation policyEducationPolitical and civil unrestGovernment policyGovernment and politicsSocial affairsMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaAsia, 02 Mar 2015 06:48:20 GMTSeoul: North Korea test fires 2 short-range missiles, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of "merciless strikes" against its enemies as allies Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills Pyongyang claims are preparation for a northward invasion.By HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsInternational relationsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseSouth KoreaNorth KoreaSeoulPyongyangUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 05:00:00 GMTBritain's Prince William takes on diplomatic role in China (AP) — Prince William presented China's president with a large envelope Monday containing an invitation from the queen to visit Britain this year, as he began the first official visit to mainland China by a senior British royal in a generation.By LOUISE WATTiGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsForeign policyGovernment policyUnited KingdomChinaHong KongBeijingShanghaiEast AsiaWestern EuropeEuropeGreater ChinaAsia, 02 Mar 2015 04:17:49 GMTAmish to be resentenced for remaining charges in attacks (AP) — Sixteen members of a breakaway Amish community from eastern Ohio are scheduled to be resentenced in Cleveland after a federal appellate court overturned their hate crime convictions.By MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsReligious strifeHate crimesLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeChristianityReligionSocial affairsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 06:56:32 GMTWith no Durant or Westbrook, OKC still tops Lakers 108-101 ANGELES (AP) — D.J. Augustin was still in Detroit when the Oklahoma City Thunder played 14 games without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook earlier this season.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAthlete healthOklahoma CityLos AngelesOklahomaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 02 Mar 2015 03:02:55 GMTLos Angeles police shoot, kill man after Skid Row struggle ANGELES (AP) — Police shot and killed a man Sunday who struggled with officers on a sidewalk in the Skid Row section of downtown Los Angeles, authorities said.aGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 06:18:03 GMTBoston falls short of season snow record _ for now (AP) — It has topped more than 100 inches of snow this season, but Boston is just short of surpassing its 20-year-old snowfall record — for now that is.aGeneral newsWinter weatherAccidents and disastersCrimeWeatherViolent crimeStormsNatural disastersAccidentsTransportationBostonMassachusettsNew YorkLansingMichiganSyracuseBinghamtonIthacaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 06:47:04 GMTUganda: Victims back leniency for LRA chief but trial awaits, Uganda (AP) — This is the horror that Silveria Okweny is willing to forgive:By RODNEY MUHUMUZAiGeneral newsWar crimesWar and unrestKidnappingInternational lawCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderInternational relationsGovernment and politicsUgandaCentral African RepublicEast AfricaAfricaCentral Africa, 02 Mar 2015 04:19:16 GMTAfghan army takes on Taliban in first solo offensive, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan army is waging its largest-ever solo offensive against the Taliban, hoping to strike a decisive blow ahead of the spring fighting season and prove it can rout the insurgents without the aid of U.S. and NATO combat troops.By LYNNE O'DONNELLiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsAfghanistanUnited StatesKabulCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 07:15:25 GMTAP EXPLAINS: Supreme Court case against Obama's health law YORK (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court this week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. If successful, the lawsuit would cripple Obama's prized domestic achievement, a program that has brought the U.S. as close as it has ever come to universal health care. The Affordable Care Act passed Congress in 2010 without a single Republican vote in favor. An explanation of the legal case:By ALEXANDRA OLSONaGeneral newsAccess to health careGovernment programsHealth care reformLegislatureGovernment and politicsHealth issuesHealthIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyPolitical issuesHealth care policyLegislationNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 05:16:27 GMTUN report: Libya's flow of weapons needs tighter controls NATIONS (AP) — A new U.N. report says Libya's ability to prevent the flow of weapons into and out of the chaotic country is "almost nonexistent," and it calls for the tightening of an arms embargo that the government says must be loosened so it can defend itself.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsForeign policyGovernment policyInternational relationsWar and unrestLibyaAfricaMiddle EastNorth Africa, 02 Mar 2015 06:43:59 GMT10 Things to Know for Monday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:By The Associated PressaGeneral news, 02 Mar 2015 02:07:34 GMTOvechkin scores twice as Capitals blank Maple Leafs 4-0 (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th and 41st goals of the season and added an assist, Braden Holtby made 32 saves, and the Washington Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on Sunday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.By HARVEY VALENTINEsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDistrict of ColumbiaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 02 Mar 2015 02:55:12 GMTLos Angeles police shoot, kill man in fight caught on video ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say three officers fired on and killed a man on the city's Skid Row because of a struggle over one of the officers' guns.aGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 06:49:58 GMTToday in History is Monday, March 2, the 61st day of 2015. There are 304 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeGeneral newsLaw and orderUnited StatesPhiladelphiaTexasNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 02 Mar 2015 05:00:02 GMTKatie Kempter wins first Symetra Tour title, Calif. (AP) — Katie Kempter won the Volvik Championship at Morongo Golf Club in cold, wet conditions Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title, beating Lee Lopez with a par on the second hole of a playoff.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 02:46:08 GMTSamsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone YORK (AP) — Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.By ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyMobile phonesWireless technologyConsumer electronicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesTelecommunicationsProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesSpainNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 02 Mar 2015 02:41:09 GMT2 train cars carrying crude derail in New Orleans; no spill ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Fire Department says two train cars carrying crude oil have derailed in the city but no oil has spilled.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 05:11:14 GMTIce slows business, traffic on Northeast waterways, Maine (AP) — Waterways around the Northeast are beset by ice more than a foot thick in some places.By PATRICK WHITTLEaGeneral newsPortlandMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 07:12:35 GMTSeller's market for NHL teams as trade deadline nears managers, count your draft picks. In this trade market, they're valuable currency.By The Associated PresssSportsSports transactionsAthlete compensationAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsCalgaryNew York CityPhiladelphiaNew YorkTorontoEdmontonAlbertaCanadaNorth AmericaUnited StatesPennsylvaniaOntario, 02 Mar 2015 02:20:08 GMTAaron Hernandez trial delayed again due to snow RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been delayed again due to snow.aGeneral newsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeFall RiverMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 02:04:30 GMTNo injuries as train hits empty vehicle in Ventura County, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Southern California say no one was injured when an Amtrak train with 85 people aboard hit an empty vehicle stopped on the tracks.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCamarilloCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 06:39:47 GMTDutch chipmaker NXP to buy Freescale Semiconductor for $12B chipmaker NXP Semiconductors N.V. said Sunday it had agreed to buy its smaller rival Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. for $11.8 billion in a deal that will make it the biggest supplier of microchips to the automotive industry.By The Associated PresshtBusinessTechnologyOwnership changesCorporate newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustries, 02 Mar 2015 01:58:26 GMTIraq state TV: Operation to retake Tikrit begins (AP) — Iraq's state TV says government forces backed by allied Shiite and Sunni fighters have begun a large-scale military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State extremist group.iGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 02 Mar 2015 06:50:51 GMTHearing to begin for suspect in Jewish site shootings, Kan. (AP) — An avowed white supremacist accused in the fatal shootings of three people at two Jewish sites in Kansas is set to appear in court Monday to determine whether there is sufficient evidence to try him.By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHaGeneral newsReligious strifeViolent crimeCrimeKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 06:16:29 GMTArizona sends Keith Yandle to Rangers for 2 players, picks, Ariz. (AP) — The New York Rangers acquired a big piece in their push for another deep playoff run, picking up All-Star defenseman Keith Yandle in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday.By JOHN MARSHALLsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsArizonaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 02 Mar 2015 02:00:57 GMTRoy Hibbert leads surging Pacers to 94-74 win over 76ers (AP) — Roy Hibbert had 14 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 94-74 on Sunday night.By JASON HADDIXsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballIndianaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 02 Mar 2015 02:30:39 GMTAsia stocks mostly rise as China rate cut offsets US data (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday as a weekend interest rate cut by the Chinese central bank lifted sentiment following the release of lackluster U.S. growth data.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial marketsCommodity marketsEnergy industryIndustriesChinaJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 06:32:04 GMTCovert 'body sculptor' says clients chose her over surgeons (AP) — An aspiring hip-hop artist who boasts about her talent for underground "body sculpting" has one last chance to impress a jury before the panel weighs murder charges against her in a dancer's death.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and order, 02 Mar 2015 07:06:32 GMTDearth of jobs a barrier to post-bankruptcy Detroit's growth (AP) — When Alison Norris couldn't find work in Detroit, she searched past the city limits, ending up with a part-time restaurant job that's 20 miles away but takes at least two hours to get to via separate city and suburban bus systems.By COREY WILLIAMSaBusinessGeneral newsHiring and recruitmentMass transit systemsMunicipal governmentsSuburbsPersonnelTransportationLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsSocial affairsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesProfessional servicesDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 06:30:46 GMTPelicans hold off Nuggets 99-92 for 5th straight win (AP) — Heal fast, Anthony Davis. In the meantime, know this: Your teammates are holding things down just fine until you're completely mended.By PAT GRAHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 04:42:37 GMTDuquesne University football player from Florida kills self (AP) — A Duquesne University football player who also played for the University of Florida has killed himself.aGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballObituariesPittsburghPennsylvaniaFloridaOcalaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 02:43:09 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America months after 43 students from a rural teachers college in Mexico's Guerrero state disappeared, marches by relatives and protesters continued, some turning violent with confrontations like what was seen Tuesday at a metro station in Mexico's capital. In Michoacan state, federal police captured Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestMexicoVenezuelaLatin America and CaribbeanMexico CityUruguayNorth AmericaCentral AmericaSouth America, 02 Mar 2015 05:02:08 GMTAustralia bans travel to Iraqi city of Mosul under new law, Australia (AP) — The Iraqi city of Mosul, which is held by Islamic State movement fighters, has become the second terrorist hot-spot to be declared off-limits to Australians under a new counterterrorism law aimed at deterring foreign fighters.iGeneral newsTravel laws and regulationsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsAustraliaOceania, 02 Mar 2015 06:44:10 GMTIraq state TV: Large-scale military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown begins (AP) — Iraq state TV: Large-scale military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown begins.iGeneral newsIraqMiddle East, 02 Mar 2015 06:42:27 GMTJagr helps Panthers edge Lightning 4-3, Fla. (AP) — Jaromir Jagr and the Florida Panthers have been together for two games, and it's working out quite well for each side.By PAUL GEREFFIsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 02:14:04 GMTNext Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungle FRANCISCO (AP) — For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle.By MICHAEL LIEDTKEhtBusinessTechnologyRain forestsForestsEnvironment and nature, 02 Mar 2015 07:01:16 GMTKerry, Russian FM meet in Geneva as Ukraine tensions simmer (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting his Russian counterpart for likely highly contentious talks amid continuing tensions over Ukraine and American calls for a full probe into the murder of a prominent opposition figure in Moscow.By MATTHEW LEEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsRussiaGenevaUkraineUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeSwitzerlandWestern EuropeNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 06:25:12 GMTStoner scores 1st goal of season, helps Ducks top Stars 3-1 (AP) — Clayton Stoner scored the go-ahead goal in the third period with his first of the season, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-1 on Sunday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 04:04:57 GMTCurry scores 37, leads Warriors from 26 down to beat Celtics (AP) — When you're sitting on the NBA's best record like the Golden State Warriors, you don't have to stress over every single game.By JIMMY GOLENsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballBostonTorontoMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 02 Mar 2015 02:31:37 GMTSurvey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines (AP) — Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests.By LINDSEY TANNERaHealthImmunizationsPreventive careDisease outbreaksChild and teen healthParentingDiseases and conditionsPublic healthInfectious diseasesGeneral newsRelationshipsLifestyle, 02 Mar 2015 05:56:37 GMTNew round of snow could push Boston to season record (AP) — After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England entered March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-year-old snowfall record.aGeneral newsWinter weatherAccidents and disastersCrimeWeatherViolent crimeStormsNatural disastersCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentBostonMassachusettsNew YorkLansingMichiganIthacaBinghamtonSyracuseUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 02:20:56 GMTKerry set to defend Israel before UN rights panel (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Geneva where he is to deliver a vigorous defense of Israel before a U.N. body that Washington deems biased against the Jewish state.By MATTHEW LEEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIsraelGenevaUnited StatesIranMiddle EastSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 06:30:39 GMT