FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:33:52 -0700New World Video Game Hall of Fame to reveal finalistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9184ff3d4a45468e893f83d14aa2ac77ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The new World Video Game Hall of Fame is ready to release the finalists for its inaugural class.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyleRochesterNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9184ff3d4a45468e893f83d14aa2ac77Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:48:59 GMTApple's Mac is selling strong, iPad not so muchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce6991274e2b4316a2bf9b3fa493fbbfSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's iPhone was again the company's star in the first three months of the year. The tech giant sold 61 million iPhones, or 40 percent more than in the same period a year ago. That represented about two-thirds of its $58 billion in revenue.By BRANDON BAILEYhtGeneral newsTechnologyConsumer electronicsInformation technologyIndustriesBusinessConsumer products and servicesComputer hardwarehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce6991274e2b4316a2bf9b3fa493fbbfTue, 28 Apr 2015 04:08:35 GMT'New era' for DC's NHL, NBA teams? Caps coach Trotz says sohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9a9ef0dffa34526a703ad6ff73230fdWASHINGTON (AP) — There they were, right in the front row, wearing red hockey jerseys, pounding on the glass just like any fan might, and urging other spectators to cheer loudly for the NHL's Capitals in Game 7: Paul Pierce and a trio of other players from the NBA's Wizards.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsNBA PlayoffsMen's hockeyHockeyProfessional hockeyMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsDistrict of ColumbiaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9a9ef0dffa34526a703ad6ff73230fdTue, 28 Apr 2015 06:34:32 GMTBill seeks to expand coverage for Hawaii fertility lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6768049415f548c08ad12ff6a0285c02HONOLULU (AP) — A proposal in Hawaii's Legislature would expand a state mandate on fertility treatments to include same sex couples and single women, updating a law that now only offers such benefits to women who are married to men.By CATHY BUSSEWITZaGeneral newsAccess to health careSexual and reproductive healthState legislatureInfertilityDiagnosis and treatmentEmployee benefitsGovernment and politicsHealth issuesHealthAssisted reproductive technologyIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsLegislatureState governmentsFinancial servicesIndustriesCouplesRelationshipsLifestylePersonnelHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6768049415f548c08ad12ff6a0285c02Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:32:57 GMTNuclear attack survivors, 70 years later, now fading awayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d89edf39bd04987a39c3994fc0d90a7UNITED NATIONS (AP) — What a nuclear attack didn't take from them, old age will.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsNuclear weaponsObituariesWeapons of mass destructionWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsJapanNew York CityEast AsiaAsiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d89edf39bd04987a39c3994fc0d90a7Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:12:37 GMTKuznetsov's goal leads Capitals past Isles 2-1 in Game 7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9665578f38fe464bb8c12cd9196b3e56WASHINGTON (AP) — Unburdened by the catastrophes of past Game 7s littering the Washington Capitals' playoff history, rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov delivered a breathtaking, series-clinching goal that got Alex Ovechkin's seal of approval.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9665578f38fe464bb8c12cd9196b3e56Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:01:32 GMTTexas inmate asks US Supreme Court to block executionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6464f7574fe34163ae7905fea48a6e45HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate facing execution for the fatal stabbing of a corrections officer more than 15 years ago is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop his lethal injection.By MICHAEL GRACZYKaGeneral newsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderUnited StatesTexasHuntsvilleNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6464f7574fe34163ae7905fea48a6e45Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:06:09 GMTBoston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b453179c87b440f597ac83ce01a18c29BOSTON (AP) — Defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began making their case to spare his life by contrasting him with his older brother, a man they said was "consumed by jihad" and determined to drag his brother down his path to terrorism.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsCrimeBombingsEventsLaw and orderBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b453179c87b440f597ac83ce01a18c29Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:33:32 GMTAustralia can't do more for death row prisoners in Indonesiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bceab8e3e1f449d3882906e2c2b0474aCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's foreign minister on Tuesday defended Prime Minister Tony Abbott against online criticism that he had not done enough to save the lives of two Australians on death row in Indonesia.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMen's boxingBoxingInternational relationsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderMen's sportsSportsIndonesiaAustraliaPhilippinesJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceaniaJavahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bceab8e3e1f449d3882906e2c2b0474aTue, 28 Apr 2015 05:55:33 GMTThe Latest on Nepal Quake: Major aftershocks waninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f657d6a6b6d7443386b95a7e850e83c98.45 a.m. (0300 GMT)The Associated PressaGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f657d6a6b6d7443386b95a7e850e83c9Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:23:46 GMTJapanese police investigate projectile launch near US basehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c9b39d300a243ad890c6e92ffa01a52TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police said they were investigating a possible attack on a U.S. Army base near Tokyo after finding a pair of launchers and a projectile Tuesday following reports of explosions in the vicinity.iGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c9b39d300a243ad890c6e92ffa01a52Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:50:53 GMTCapitol Hill Buzz: Dems push higher pay for Senate workershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97a98956af664a61a56a29fd88789445WASHINGTON (AP) — Reports about a Senate cafeteria worker who makes so little money he is homeless are prompting calls for change from Democrats on Capitol Hill.By ERICA WERNERwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureLabor issuesPolitical partiesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97a98956af664a61a56a29fd88789445Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:44:41 GMTPolice: School shooter said he didn't plan to hurt studentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f007d3fb68542e88fd30b85466d8e1eSEATTLE (AP) — A 16-year-old boy who fired two gunshots Monday inside a Washington state high school, hitting no one before a teacher tackled him, told detectives he never intended to hurt any students, a police spokesman said.By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIPaGeneral newsMarysville-Pilchuck High School shootingJuvenile crimeViolent crimeCrimeEventsSchool shootingsShootingsWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f007d3fb68542e88fd30b85466d8e1eTue, 28 Apr 2015 03:54:19 GMTEx-NY Assembly speaker slated to enter plea to indictmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1479c44b51534ac29e0a8a01cf1905d0NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to enter a plea to the latest version of a criminal indictment that led him to step down from his powerful post.aGeneral newsIndictmentsLegal proceedingsCrimeArrestsLaw and orderNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1479c44b51534ac29e0a8a01cf1905d0Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:11:26 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45d11f2d110844ce82eada37a1a54a10Today is Tuesday, April 28, the 118th day of 2015. There are 247 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCrimeGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45d11f2d110844ce82eada37a1a54a10Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:00:37 GMTThe Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll 4,4,38 in 3 countrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69898780ab7b4cfa83c226a9486b340b9.00 a.m. (0315 GMT)The Associated PressaGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69898780ab7b4cfa83c226a9486b340bTue, 28 Apr 2015 03:37:23 GMTAsian markets tepid ahead of major earnings, Fed meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afde1a34aa6744e48ec24f870eb8743eSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were lukewarm Tuesday, taking a cue from losses on Wall Street ahead of earnings from major Asian companies and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsSouth KoreaEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afde1a34aa6744e48ec24f870eb8743eTue, 28 Apr 2015 03:46:00 GMTCaptain of doomed ferry sentenced to life in prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7309b93659e747538e59f7d05f72b75cSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean ferry captain responsible for last year's disaster that killed more than 300 people, mostly school children, was given an increased sentence of life in prison Tuesday by an appellate court that convicted him of homicide.By HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeCourtsEvacuationsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderJudiciaryGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7309b93659e747538e59f7d05f72b75cTue, 28 Apr 2015 05:10:00 GMTBlazers stave off elimination with 99-92 win over Memphishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/139ceda2452646b6a73c47f6a521736dPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After the final buzzer of their Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, the Portland Trail Blazers all gathered in a huddle at midcourt and raised their clasped hands skyward.By ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/139ceda2452646b6a73c47f6a521736dTue, 28 Apr 2015 06:32:41 GMTJohnson scores 2, Lightning beat Detroit 5-2 to force Game 7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/702b5b4c7b7848f28ecca8cbe7256953DETROIT (AP) — With two splendid passes and a shot, the Tampa Bay Lightning covered the length of the ice in about six seconds — and offered their response to the laborious nature of the playoff grind.By NOAH TRISTERsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsDetroitTampaMichiganUnited StatesNorth AmericaFloridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/702b5b4c7b7848f28ecca8cbe7256953Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:41:15 GMTAfghan army sends more troops to fight Taliban in northhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/508ba82d08f5419ebfd13ce4b4e0cf66KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the military has sent reinforcements to a northern province to fight Taliban insurgents closing in on the provincial capital.iGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/508ba82d08f5419ebfd13ce4b4e0cf66Tue, 28 Apr 2015 06:29:36 GMTAP PHOTOS: Peruvian community lives half-year on the waterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bec15f38482545dba9e1378092a4684aBELEN, Peru (AP) — Residents of the Peruvian Amazon community nicknamed "Venice of the Jungle" live half the year on the water, with canoes replacing motorcycle taxis as the most popular form of transport. Teenagers swim in the same areas where they played soccer during the other six months of the year.iGeneral newsPeruAmazon RiverSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bec15f38482545dba9e1378092a4684aTue, 28 Apr 2015 04:05:11 GMTFiorina heads back to New Hampshire for 4-day swinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20f0744f539f4c24b6c909974c2b798eCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — As she moves toward a likely presidential bid, Republican Carly Fiorina is heading back to New Hampshire for four days.By KATHLEEN RONAYNEaGeneral newsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsGovernment and politicsNew HampshireConcordUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20f0744f539f4c24b6c909974c2b798eTue, 28 Apr 2015 05:50:57 GMTIn quake-hit Nepal, rescuers struggle to recover the deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89a6c701acf348a6a832d8a4e840ad53KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — For hours after Nepal was shaken by one of the most intense earthquakes here in nearly a century, 12-year-old Neha Chumda screamed for help.By TODD PITMANiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEmergency managementEventsGovernment and politicsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89a6c701acf348a6a832d8a4e840ad53Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:55:15 GMTSummations expected in Hamptons rape trial of NYC executivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ec3b8c98b6401a8519fd4c842006c5RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Closing arguments are expected to be held Tuesday in the trial of a New York City investment banker accused of raping an Irish tourist on Long Island.aBusinessGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ec3b8c98b6401a8519fd4c842006c5Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:14:33 GMTCollege football player to be bone marrow donor for infanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53eaa4e04616475f8f356240545f3ba8MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — A Western Illinois University linebacker soon will give an infant suffering from a rare immune disorder a precious gift in the game of life — a bone marrow transplant.aGeneral newsSportsCollege footballOrgan donationCollege sportsFootballHealth issuesHealthMacombIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53eaa4e04616475f8f356240545f3ba8Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:51:19 GMTFilmmaker among 4 Americans killed on Everesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77a4878a287c45f88b73d99fd5afe7fcA documentary filmmaker from Colorado was among four Americans killed in a Mount Everest avalanche triggered by the earthquake that shook Nepal.By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSaGeneral newsGovernment and politics2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersDocumentariesMountainsMoviesEventsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77a4878a287c45f88b73d99fd5afe7fcTue, 28 Apr 2015 03:12:36 GMTWalker has solid start for Mariners in 3-1 win at Rangershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb705d15471242a9b684ac4050d2303cARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Taijuan Walker pitched seven solid innings, Nelson Cruz had an RBI single against his former team and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 in a rain-delayed series opener Monday night.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballSports businessAthlete healthMen's sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb705d15471242a9b684ac4050d2303cTue, 28 Apr 2015 03:57:07 GMTRasmus drives in 3, Astros beat Padres 9-4 for 4th straighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4865965824b45ceb68dc1bb41b4f411SAN DIEGO (AP) — Colby Rasmus homered and drove in three runs as the surprising Houston Astros beat the San Diego Padres 9-4 Monday night for their fourth straight victory.sSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsBaseballProfessional baseballSports businessSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4865965824b45ceb68dc1bb41b4f411Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:59:40 GMTLatest on police-custody death: Massive fire related to riothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/165f8d991b744484a61bd7028ce9f71211:17 p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsRiotsCriminal investigationsArsonFunerals and memorial servicesCrimeProtests and demonstrationsMunicipal governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesState governmentsSeniorsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesPolitical and civil unrestFiresAccidents and disastersLaw and orderLocal governmentsAccidentsSocial issuesSocial affairsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/165f8d991b744484a61bd7028ce9f712Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:38:56 GMTFlorida city drops legal fight; ex-mayor to be reinstatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08cbb3bd6bd741dfa9ca0225f910d34dMIAMI LAKES, Fla. (AP) — A former mayor of a south Florida city who was acquitted of federal corruption charges is set to be reinstated.aGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsPolitical corruptionLegal proceedingsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesLaw and orderMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08cbb3bd6bd741dfa9ca0225f910d34dTue, 28 Apr 2015 04:22:44 GMTGroups want review of Shell's Arctic regulatory filingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e33ee9ac08e43c88afaba8bfbb1bc97ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two groups petitioned the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday for an investigation of Royal Dutch Shell PLC and what the groups call misstatements in regulatory filings regarding the risk of a catastrophic oil spill from Arctic offshore drilling.By DAN JOLINGaBusinessGeneral newsScienceGovernment regulationsEnergy and the environmentCrimeEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeArcticAlaskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e33ee9ac08e43c88afaba8bfbb1bc97Tue, 28 Apr 2015 06:03:14 GMTPederson, Turner homer for Dodgers in 8-3 win over Giantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21d1c0af39544e4e9b62e612e419627fLOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson homered, doubled in a run and made a sparkling defensive play to deprive Angel Pagan of an RBI double, leading Los Angeles to an 8-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional baseballLos AngelesSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21d1c0af39544e4e9b62e612e419627fTue, 28 Apr 2015 05:29:28 GMTEnola Gay co-pilot's flight logs, Hiroshima plans for salehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80a57c836a734b09a761b9a3e15d2b43ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Of the 12 men who flew aboard the Enola Gay the day the U.S. B-29 Superfortress dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima 70 years ago this summer, none knew the four-engine bomber better than Capt. Robert Lewis.By CHRIS CAROLAaGeneral newsWorld War IIWar and unrestEventsJapanUnited StatesNew York CityNew YorkEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80a57c836a734b09a761b9a3e15d2b43Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:01:19 GMTThe Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll 4,438 in 3 countrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03e39eb9f37d452bb9261d0f0421acfc10.45 a.m. (0500 GMT)The Associated PressaGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsNepalNew ZealandKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03e39eb9f37d452bb9261d0f0421acfcTue, 28 Apr 2015 05:48:45 GMTMorneau's 3-run homer leads Colorado to 5-4 win over Arizonahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9704ea6caf884016939d9472b22ed119PHOENIX (AP) — Justin Morneau hit a three-run homer, Tyler Matzek pitched five effective innings before leaving with a hamstring injury and the Colorado Rockies held off the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Monday night.By JOHN MARSHALLsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsArizonaColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9704ea6caf884016939d9472b22ed119Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:15:51 GMTCelebrity birthdays for the week of May 3-9http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23920e6577c14e95b346bc01eda617b0May 3: Singer Frankie Valli is 81. Sports announcer Greg Gumbel is 69. Singer Mary Hopkin is 65. Singer Christopher Cross is 64. Drummer Cactus Moser of Highway 101 is 58. Keyboardist David Ball of Soft Cell is 56. Country singer Shane Minor is 47. Music producer-actor Damon Dash is 44. Bassist John Hopkins of Zac Brown Band is 44. Country singer Brad Martin is 42. Actress Christina Hendricks is 40. Actor Dule Hill is 40. Country singer Eric Church is 38. Dancer Cheryl Burke is 31. Singer Michael Kiwanuka is 28.By The Associated PresseArts and entertainmentCelebrityEntertainmentMusichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23920e6577c14e95b346bc01eda617b0Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:02:16 GMTBryant, Hammel, Cubs beat Pirates; fan injured by flying bathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d744530c9b04215b96cb46aaba056cbCHICAGO (AP) — With each win, the Chicago Cubs seem to gain a little bit more confidence.By BRIAN SANDALOWsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d744530c9b04215b96cb46aaba056cbTue, 28 Apr 2015 04:59:05 GMTLatest on police-custody death: Police bid to regain controlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27a0df17380542389c5f31c06baa555611:58 p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsRiotsCriminal investigationsArsonProtests and demonstrationsMunicipal governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesState governmentsSeniorsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeFiresAccidents and disastersLocal governmentsSocial issuesSocial affairsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27a0df17380542389c5f31c06baa5556Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:32:06 GMTJamaica woman brings attention to rapes targeting lesbianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bac5113c5174d97a287e85b5f79e618KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — When Angeline Jackson and a friend were ambushed at gunpoint and sexually assaulted on a wooded trail outside the Jamaican capital, police initially seemed less concerned about the attack than the fact she is a lesbian.By DAVID McFADDENiGeneral newsGays and lesbiansViolent crimeHate crimesSex in societyCrimePolitical activismHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsGender issuesJamaicaKingstonSouth AfricaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bac5113c5174d97a287e85b5f79e618Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:05:46 GMTIraq faces huge challenges dislodging Islamic State in Anbarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e57fdfc70638498d822c7d27f754df14BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces are on a westward push to retake Anbar, a sprawling Sunni-dominated desert province captured by the Islamic State group in their offensive last year. But as the battles for Tikrit and Ramadi have shown, it will be a hard slog for a much-diminished Iraqi army — especially given Baghdad's reticence to arm Sunni tribesmen and local fears of the Shiite militias backing government forces.By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and PAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestArmed forcesGovernment payTribal governmentsGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesMilitary and defenseGovernment business and financeBusinessIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e57fdfc70638498d822c7d27f754df14Tue, 28 Apr 2015 06:15:36 GMTTeen who fought cancer treatment heads home from hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3608909551814753900b0616062a2399HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was released Monday from a hospital where she had been confined since December.By PAT EATON-ROBBaGeneral newsDiagnosis and treatmentCancerChemotherapyChild and teen healthMedicationDiseases and conditionsHealthLegal proceedingsLaw and orderHartfordConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3608909551814753900b0616062a2399Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:08:11 GMTBroadway waits as Tony Award nominations revealed Tuesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/547827b57c9644b08a64b1816d2ea260NEW YORK (AP) — Many of Broadway's best will be up a little earlier than usual. It's Tony Award nominations day.By MARK KENNEDYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCelebrityTony AwardsAward showsPerforming artsEntertainmentEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/547827b57c9644b08a64b1816d2ea260Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:43:48 GMT5 people shot, 2 of them fatally, near church during funeralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69d69ffbb2c74e1ab7ef5fb93b441368NEW YORK (AP) — Two people have been killed and at least three others injured in a shooting outside a New York City church where a funeral was in progress.aGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesViolent crimeCrimeBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69d69ffbb2c74e1ab7ef5fb93b441368Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:02:42 GMTRiots in Baltimore over man's death in police custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5d23f344cb94aa0a9108bc89bc76e79BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and AMANDA LEE MYERSaGeneral newsRiotsAfrican-AmericansArrestsHuman rights and civil libertiesMunicipal governmentsEmergency managementPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5d23f344cb94aa0a9108bc89bc76e79Tue, 28 Apr 2015 05:07:04 GMTTigers nip Twins 5-4 in series openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f41ec04bf6a47509ea0c972c980b53eMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes had a homer, a double and three RBIs to back David Price in the Detroit Tigers' 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f41ec04bf6a47509ea0c972c980b53eTue, 28 Apr 2015 03:42:04 GMTBucks avoid elimination again, beat Bulls 94-88 in Game 5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/203031706c284c77b57f6dfc6a5f7dc1CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks insisted this playoff series was about more than just showing up, taking their beating and learning from it.By ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsEventsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/203031706c284c77b57f6dfc6a5f7dc1Tue, 28 Apr 2015 06:15:42 GMTPop star Mariah Carey makes grand entrance for Vegas showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52d4bae67dc546c4963ad4e3a21f33f0LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mariah Carey wanted Las Vegas to know there's a new girl in town.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52d4bae67dc546c4963ad4e3a21f33f0Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:38:45 GMTNepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/463cb0beca5643b9ad9bd87544b48ac7GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quake-devastated Nepal, soldiers on Tuesday were readying food, water and other emergency supplies to be loaded onto helicopters in this small town near the earthquake's epicenter.By KATY DAIGLEiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeDisaster planning and responseSearch and rescue effortsEmergency managementAccidents and disastersArmed forcesHumanitarian crisesMountainsEventsNatural disastersGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMilitary and defenseEnvironment and natureIndiaNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/463cb0beca5643b9ad9bd87544b48ac7Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:51:02 GMTUkraine's rebels mete out rough justice in authority vacuumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecc839e8843a4329877ee37711b79ae7KRASNYI PARTYZAN, Ukraine (AP) — A bruised rebel fighter in battle fatigues is tied to a traffic pole, avoiding glances as a crude message hung about his neck flutters in the wind: "I am a marauder. I beat up and robbed my countrymen."By MSTYSLAV CHERNOViGeneral newsCrimeJudiciaryGovernment and politicsUkraineDonetskRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecc839e8843a4329877ee37711b79ae7Tue, 28 Apr 2015 06:14:24 GMT