FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:50:50 -0800Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mysteryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65990bf3ac544229b4e82cb3a972b916SYDNEY (AP) — Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.By KRISTEN GELINEAUhtGeneral newsScienceTechnologyDisappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370AccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEventsAustraliaMalaysiaOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65990bf3ac544229b4e82cb3a972b916Sun, 01 Mar 2015 02:10:30 GMTCory Schneider's 33 saves lift Devils by Blue Jackets, 2-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8901c977fce7468e95c4e3355517c807COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Andy Greene scored, Travis Zajac added an empty-net goal, and Cory Schneider made 33 saves for his fourth shutout of the season to lead the New Jersey Devils past the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-0 on Saturday night.By RUSTY MILLERsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyColumbusOhioTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8901c977fce7468e95c4e3355517c807Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:55:29 GMTLewis leads LPGA Thailand by a shot after 3rd-round 73http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56d1318493e347f086278e86e9934638CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — American Stacy Lewis shot a 1-over 73 on Saturday in hot and humid conditions in the Honda LPGA Thailand to take a one-stroke lead over South Korea's Amy Yang into the final round.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsThailandSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56d1318493e347f086278e86e9934638Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:09:45 GMTIowa State stuns No. 3 Baylor 76-71http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7f5f5216a8943bb910a9c84b67c559cAMES, Iowa (AP) — Senior Fallon Ellis scored a career-high 18 points and unranked Iowa State stunned No. 3 Baylor 76-71 on Saturday, handing the Lady Bears their second straight loss after a 26-1 start.By LUKE MEREDITHsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsAmesIowaWacoTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7f5f5216a8943bb910a9c84b67c559cSat, 28 Feb 2015 22:59:40 GMTBiden welcomes pending passage Ukrainian economic planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dabf5f44f0c4468a9531d9e65b9915fWASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is welcoming plans by the Ukrainian government to pass legislation next week to help stabilize the country's economy.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEconomyLegislationBusinessLegislatureUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dabf5f44f0c4468a9531d9e65b9915fSat, 28 Feb 2015 23:36:23 GMTBrazil arrests US sect leader wanted on sex chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/818054c5765d4b42bedab92fabb07e89RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities said Saturday they arrested a self-professed minister put on a U.S. most-wanted list for allegedly molesting two girls in a "Maidens Group" at his religious fellowship in rural Minnesota.By BRAD BROOKS and AMY FORLITIiGeneral newsArrestsCrimeReligionCrimes against childrenViolent crimeLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesBrazilRio de JaneiroUnited StatesMinnesotaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/818054c5765d4b42bedab92fabb07e89Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:35:16 GMTFrampton stops Avalos to keep IBF super bantam titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e53bded1751b4688b706e2ed0e536480BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Carl Frampton stopped American challenger Chris Avalos in the fifth round to win his first defense of the IBF super bantamweight belt on Saturday.sSportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e53bded1751b4688b706e2ed0e536480Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:13:00 GMTTiny Missouri town mourns after gunman kills 7, then himselfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2b18cf0209a436980d17702ee319ff8KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Residents of a small southern Missouri town struggled to come to grips with the knowledge that one of their own had killed seven people in a spasm of violence that ended when the gunman shot himself to death on a rural county road.By MARGARET STAFFORDaGeneral newsSuicidesViolent crimeCrimeMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2b18cf0209a436980d17702ee319ff8Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:11:18 GMTHeat say Bosh has been released from hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b31e0b250dd45b09015e886346dac83MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh's first step toward recovery is complete. He's home.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b31e0b250dd45b09015e886346dac83Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:21:59 GMTFirm agrees to refund to settle suit over weight-loss pillshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6f3c8368c164b6780ac1247f05a304aSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City-based company has agreed to pay refunds to consumers who purchased its weight-loss tablets to settle a class-action lawsuit that claimed its advertising slogan, "Eat All You Want & Still Lose Weight," was deceptive.aBusinessGeneral newsHealthCorporate legal affairsLegal proceedingsWeight managementLaw and orderCorporate newsNutritionDiet and exerciseLifestyleCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsState governmentsSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6f3c8368c164b6780ac1247f05a304aSat, 28 Feb 2015 23:28:19 GMTWoman convicted in ex-Penn hoops star's death gets treatmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57e799a2dc584abe978a651251dc68aeMEDIA, Pa. (AP) — The wife of a former University of Pennsylvania basketball standout found guilty but mentally ill in his stabbing death may soon be paroled to the state mental hospital for treatment.aGeneral newsSportsCelebrityLegal proceedingsBasketballCrimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsViolent crimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57e799a2dc584abe978a651251dc68aeSat, 28 Feb 2015 23:41:57 GMTChile's president meets with ailing teen who asked to diehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0f477f9da4744a38240b391b4ea54f9SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile's president went to a hospital Saturday to meet with a 14-year-old girl who shocked the country by going on YouTube to plead for the leader to let doctors euthanize her because she is tired of her struggle with cystic fibrosis.iGeneral newsEuthanasiaDeath and dyingHealthHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsChileSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0f477f9da4744a38240b391b4ea54f9Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:33:46 GMTAnthony Mason, rugged forward of 1990s Knicks, dies at 48http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f6f4249dd8b47f0b09f863278dfbad6NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Mason's game was grit over glitz, more force than flash.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsObituariesMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f6f4249dd8b47f0b09f863278dfbad6Sun, 01 Mar 2015 02:06:58 GMTRio Ruckus: IOC, Olympics targeted by environmental protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8305347ff90749d293cf32cec60e52fcRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach came to Rio de Janeiro to laud the city's progress in getting ready for the 2016 Olympics. On Saturday, he came up against another side of the games — activists bursting into his hotel lobby to protest what they call environmental destruction brought on by the games.By STEPHEN WILSON AND STEPHEN WADEiGeneral newsSportsProtests and demonstrationsWomen's sportsOlympic gamesEnvironmental activismSummer Olympic gamesEventsPolitical and civil unrestEnvironmentEnvironment and natureBrazilRio de JaneiroSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8305347ff90749d293cf32cec60e52fcSat, 28 Feb 2015 22:53:57 GMTSwitzerland's Timea Bacsinszky wins Mexico Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f799013b78ce4612a6da3c1cebd3e8bdACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Fifth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland won the Mexico Open on Saturday night for her second WTA Tour title, beating third-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 6-3, 6-0.sSportsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsMexicoSwitzerlandFranceNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f799013b78ce4612a6da3c1cebd3e8bdSun, 01 Mar 2015 02:05:57 GMTEllis has big game as No. 8 Kansas rallies past Texas, 69-64http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de59ff11815143db8903f9f725c2c33eLAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Perry Ellis had 28 points and 13 rebounds in a brilliant performance, and eighth-ranked Kansas held on through a tense final minute to beat Texas 69-64 on Saturday night.By DAVE SKRETTAsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsKansasLawrenceTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de59ff11815143db8903f9f725c2c33eSun, 01 Mar 2015 00:29:31 GMTOfficer hospitalized after she's struck, dragged by carhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f405e62724284c0095932579b3792457RIVERSIDE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer was struck by a car and dragged for more than 30 feet early Saturday, then thrown into a parked car when the vehicle's driver swerved in a bid to escape, police said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f405e62724284c0095932579b3792457Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:15:00 GMTTV SportsWatchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/464d3099ad80460ba6779c6149f36711NBCSN — USA Indoor Championships, at BostonBy The Associated PresssWomen's sportsCollege sportsCollege basketballBasketballMen's golfWomen's basketballGolfProfessional soccerTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports mediaSportsMen's sportsSoccerProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's soccerFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/464d3099ad80460ba6779c6149f36711Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:33:40 GMTGolf Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b260f2b53624eb98bd7983e1fd6df6fPALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Padraig Harrington is a 36-hole leader on the PGA Tour for the first time in nearly five years and he knows he has a long way to go.By The Associated PresssSportsWomen's golfMen's golfMen's sportsGolfWomen's sportsFloridaSouth AfricaThailandUnited StatesNorth AmericaSouthern AfricaAfricaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b260f2b53624eb98bd7983e1fd6df6fSat, 28 Feb 2015 22:46:22 GMTCavaliers' Irving to miss second game with shoulder injuryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c1e5a5447e643ee9539b61b417eb45aCLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers will be without at least one All-Star on Sunday in Houston.By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballTexasClevelandOhioHoustonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c1e5a5447e643ee9539b61b417eb45aSun, 01 Mar 2015 01:16:51 GMTHomicide leads Arizona police to arrest man in 2 killingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7cb4789433b41a1ab2240742f9cf534TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police say a man arrested in a homicide that occurred Friday is also responsible for the killing of a homeless man last month.aGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderTucsonArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7cb4789433b41a1ab2240742f9cf534Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:21:15 GMTChief Justise: Winslow leads No. 4 Duke past Syracuse 73-54http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83f6fb54a7754781bff49f91c0161329DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Justise Winslow scored a season-high 23 points and No. 4 Duke routed Syracuse 73-54 on Saturday night for its ninth straight win.By JOEDY McCREARYsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballCollege sportsBasketballMen's sportsNorth CarolinaDurhamUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83f6fb54a7754781bff49f91c0161329Sun, 01 Mar 2015 02:22:04 GMTMexico drug lord captures change but don't lower traffickinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f183bdbe00354db4836ddf62d67adea7MEXICO CITY (AP) — It's another big score for the Mexican government, which has been tearing through its list of most-wanted drug lords in recent years.By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and KATHERINE CORCORANiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeArrestsCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderOrganized crimeSmugglingMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f183bdbe00354db4836ddf62d67adea7Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:20:50 GMTNadal to play Monaco in final of Argentina Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b45d102d3d3d4bb0901ef5a108546f4aBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Rafael Nadal beat Carlos Berlocq 7-6 (7), 6-2 on Saturday, setting up a final against Juan Monaco at the Argentina Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisArgentinaMonacoSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b45d102d3d3d4bb0901ef5a108546f4aSun, 01 Mar 2015 02:09:57 GMTNo. 19 Baylor wins 4th in row, 78-66 over hurting No. 20 WVUhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8858c26eec604ad6906b2c273a26c1caWACO, Texas (AP) — Taurean Prince scored 20 points, Rico Gathers had another double-double and No. 19 Baylor won its fourth consecutive game, leading throughout in a 78-66 victory over injury-plagued No. 20 West Virginia on Saturday.sSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWacoWest VirginiaTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8858c26eec604ad6906b2c273a26c1caSat, 28 Feb 2015 23:19:55 GMTSilicon Valley shuttle drivers vote to unionizehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2b090646be04deebc3c151b5ed14c38SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Shuttle drivers who ferry tech workers between Silicon Valley and San Francisco have voted for union representation.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologySan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2b090646be04deebc3c151b5ed14c38Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:37:55 GMTWichita St beats Northern Iowa to win Missouri Valley titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36475833e888490f83ebff1439bf1593WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Playing in front of a spirited crowd in one of the biggest home games in school history, Wichita State responded.By JEFFREY PARSONsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsIowaWichitaSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth AmericaKansasMissourihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36475833e888490f83ebff1439bf1593Sat, 28 Feb 2015 22:56:23 GMTChristie to Calif. Republicans: No rush to pick 2016 nomineehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36a91f3ac9f9477f9e348a61f50c987eSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told California Republicans on Saturday that the party should not rush to choose a 2016 presidential nominee because of pressure from pollsters, pundits and GOP donors.By JULIET WILLIAMSaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36a91f3ac9f9477f9e348a61f50c987eSat, 28 Feb 2015 23:09:51 GMTNo. 1 Kentucky beats No. 18 Arkansas 84-67 to clinch SEChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cd2bd21e3f64e6eb50034db196f4de9LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Of all the impressive wins top-ranked Kentucky has collected in marquee games this season, Saturday's 84-67 dismantling of No. 18 Arkansas speaks a little louder than most.By GARY B. GRAVESsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsProfessional basketballKentuckyArkansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cd2bd21e3f64e6eb50034db196f4de9Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:43:53 GMTVenezuela officials detain, free 4 North Dakota missionarieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa425c7f1d4843ed9ff70717ebf4bfb9Four North Dakota missionaries were released by Venezuelan authorities Saturday after being detained and questioned for several days, a pastor at their church said.By KEVIN BURBACHaGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsVenezuelaUnited StatesDevils LakeNorth DakotaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa425c7f1d4843ed9ff70717ebf4bfb9Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:35:46 GMTJindal: GOP leaders in Congress fear repealing health lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dcea6887d49482fbd161d87b254388dPALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday called congressional Republican leaders "fearful" of acting to fully repeal President Barack Obama's health care law.By THOMAS BEAUMONTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionState governmentsLegislaturePolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsHealth care policyGovernment policyPolitical organizationsFloridaBeaumontUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dcea6887d49482fbd161d87b254388dSun, 01 Mar 2015 01:19:00 GMTBruins win 4-1, send Coyotes to 9th straight losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8fdc6d64a57443fbb0df5756d2eadc5BOSTON (AP) — Milan Lucic, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand each had a goal and an assist, helping the Boston Bruins send the Arizona Coyotes to their ninth straight loss, 4-1 on Saturday night.By KEN POWTAKsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBostonArizonaMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8fdc6d64a57443fbb0df5756d2eadc5Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:14:57 GMTMoody's downgrades Chicago's rating over pensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa0d9809684a4e6ea7ca8a57c9348ebeCHICAGO (AP) — Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Chicago's credit rating to two levels above junk status, citing the city's $20 billion mountain of unfunded pension liabilities.By JASON KEYSERaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment pensions and social securityMunicipal governmentsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsGovernment financeChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa0d9809684a4e6ea7ca8a57c9348ebeSat, 28 Feb 2015 23:02:05 GMTThunder's Russell Westbrook has surgery on cheekbonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a9de16f88324c74a01d343488137e6dOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook had surgery to repair a fracture to his right cheek Saturday and the NBA's hottest player will miss at least a game.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsPortlandOklahoma CityOklahomaMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a9de16f88324c74a01d343488137e6dSun, 01 Mar 2015 00:53:31 GMTCanada border hours worry residents in small Alaska townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f631a67336d4485f8133f1d5b383c0a2ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Residents in a small southeast Alaska community are worried that overnight closure of the Canada border will hurt safety and the local economy.aGeneral newsAlaskaCanadaBritish ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f631a67336d4485f8133f1d5b383c0a2Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:12:02 GMTMiller's 20 help No. 14 Princeton women beat Brown 79-67http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f9496e68ae146469185d50f5a6a3370PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Michelle Miller had 20 points off the bench and No. 14 Princeton moved within a win of the all-time Ivy League record for best starts ever with a 79-67 win over Brown on Saturday night.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f9496e68ae146469185d50f5a6a3370Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:08:30 GMTVenezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require tourist visashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0078b4732e99410e9d52e6e010e24554CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit the activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach.By HANNAH DREIERiGeneral newsInternational relationsEmbassiesProtests and demonstrationsArrestsDiplomacyGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeVenezuelaUnited StatesCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0078b4732e99410e9d52e6e010e24554Sun, 01 Mar 2015 02:05:16 GMTO'Malley points to financial regulation as a campaign issuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b00c9b2841fe49b8be36171c36a585baMYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering entering the Democratic presidential race, said Saturday that financial regulation needs to be at the forefront of the 2016 campaign and suggested big banks need to be broken up if they might harm the nation.By BRUCE SMITHaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsCampaignsElectionsPolitical issuesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsNational electionsMyrtle BeachSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b00c9b2841fe49b8be36171c36a585baSun, 01 Mar 2015 02:09:43 GMTJeff Gordon takes a final spin at track that meant so muchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d822039dba0d4303999dcfc287c43eafHAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Jeff Gordon admired his latest retirement gift — a miniature race car for his two young children — and thanked the folks at Atlanta Motor Speedway for not going with the obvious choice.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d822039dba0d4303999dcfc287c43eafSat, 28 Feb 2015 23:21:46 GMTVenezuela to limit US diplomat number, require tourist visashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86e3c70e5da444b190ee4892eb3b8f83CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro announced Saturday that he will limit the number of U.S. diplomats allowed to work in Venezuela and also will require U.S. citizens to apply for visas if they want to visit.By HANNAH DREIERiGeneral newsInternational relationsProtests and demonstrationsTravelDiplomacyPassports and visasGovernment and politicsLeisure travelPolitical and civil unrestLifestyleVenezuelaUnited StatesCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86e3c70e5da444b190ee4892eb3b8f83Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:27:05 GMTBlind dog rescued after being lost for 2 weeks in the coldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84e0df4925f94a0cbb69445d31c3434aFAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester, Alaska, home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner.aGeneral newsOdditiesCold wavesDogsWeatherMammalsAnimalsFairbanksAlaskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84e0df4925f94a0cbb69445d31c3434aSat, 28 Feb 2015 23:49:51 GMTMaldives opposition to protest until ex-leader freedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67125c24fcb14bd2bd147e3e594d126eCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — An opposition lawmaker in the Maldives said her party will press on with street protests until the government frees a former president and current opposition leader.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeMaldivesSouth AsiaSri LankaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67125c24fcb14bd2bd147e3e594d126eSun, 01 Mar 2015 00:56:20 GMTMcClement scores 2 in Hurricanes' 5-3 win over Islandershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01a5988e2f984884ac757f5f772d03aeUNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jay McClement scored twice and Cam Ward made 21 saves as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-3 on Saturday for their third straight win.By ALLAN KREDAsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01a5988e2f984884ac757f5f772d03aeSun, 01 Mar 2015 01:13:31 GMTJagr makes Florida debut in Panthers' win over Sabreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25e8dc9498ca434e920ee1652f8ed4e2SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Jaromir Jagr made his Florida debut and Scottie Upshall scored the go-ahead goal with 5:58 left in the Panthers' 5-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday.By PAUL GEREFFIsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25e8dc9498ca434e920ee1652f8ed4e2Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:13:18 GMTBeavers earn Pac-12 season title with 73-55 win over Calhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68cb2e98efc04dd89413325b8303353aCORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State finally gets to cut down the nets.By ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsOregonCorvallisCaliforniaSeattleUnited StatesNorth AmericaWashingtonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68cb2e98efc04dd89413325b8303353aSun, 01 Mar 2015 00:57:50 GMTJudge: Man competent for trial in killings of 3 at meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e66b881f50547729ca7ac9e40602248STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man charged with opening fire during a municipal meeting in Pennsylvania, killing three people, is competent to stand trial, a judge has ruled.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e66b881f50547729ca7ac9e40602248Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:12:34 GMTBrogdon's 19 lead No. 2 Virginia past Virginia Tech, 69-57http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecb5dcd91e514e13a899659111d2c554CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon scored 19 points and No. 2 Virginia assured itself at least a share of the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season championship with a 69-57 victory against Virginia Tech on Saturday.By HANK KURZ Jr.sSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsVirginiaCharlottesvilleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecb5dcd91e514e13a899659111d2c554Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:15:17 GMTIwundu's dunk gives Kansas St 70-69 win over No. 12 Iowa Sthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6aa0d0db7e584df69205a6c7acb1aac5MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Wesley Iwundu capped a 22-9 scoring run with a two-handed slam that gave Kansas State a 70-69 win over No. 12 Iowa State on Saturday and back-to-back Top 25 wins.sSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsManhattanKansasIowaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6aa0d0db7e584df69205a6c7acb1aac5Sat, 28 Feb 2015 23:56:53 GMTNo. 21 FGCU women top Jacksonville for 22nd-straight winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0e027c14c5b42f5b14d2656ce0f0290FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Kaniesha Atwater scored 29 on 11-of-14 shooting to help No. 21 Florida Gulf Coast women beat Jacksonville 78-47 Saturday night and win its school-record 22nd-consecutive game.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsFort MyersJacksonvilleFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0e027c14c5b42f5b14d2656ce0f0290Sun, 01 Mar 2015 02:06:15 GMTRand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close secondhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e50e325552dd40d0af8b630edf4283ceOXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw poll.By JILL COLVINaGovernment and politicsPublic opinionPolitical partiesSocial affairsPolitical organizationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e50e325552dd40d0af8b630edf4283ceSun, 01 Mar 2015 01:21:16 GMT