FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 06 Mar 2015 00:52:31 -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 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 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 GMT3 reasons Apple's watch will _ or won't _ change the game FRANCISCO (AP) — No one can argue that many Apple devices have changed the way people live their lives. The company's iTunes, iPhone and iPad have shaken up music, phone and computer markets worldwide. Is the Apple Watch going to be able to do the same?By BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyConsumer electronicsMobile mediaConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsMobile phonesMedia, 06 Mar 2015 08:14:46 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 GMT'Homebrew' email servers: Genius as well as sneaky? (AP) — No, it's not always a room filled with wires and glowing blue lights. It's probably not even the size of your furnace. The personal email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during her time as secretary of state was probably about the size of your office desktop computer and could have been tucked quietly in a corner somewhere.By ANNE FLAHERTY and NANCY BENAChtGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTechnologyUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsSpammingInternet technologyComputing and information technologyCommunication technologyBeveragesFood and drinkLifestyleHobbiesRecreation and leisureTechnology issuesPresidential electionsNational electionsElections, 06 Mar 2015 08:15:04 GMTBlazers win fifth straight with 94-75 victory over Mavericks, Ore. (AP) — The mood was somber in the Trail Blazers' locker room following their victory over the Dallas Mavericks. The win had come at a cost, with Wesley Matthews lost for the season because of a ruptured Achilles tendon.By ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballPortlandDallasOregonUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 06 Mar 2015 07:21:25 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 GMTCiganda fires 66 to grab share of lead at HSBC Champions (AP) — Carlota Ciganda shot a 6-under 66 on Friday to move into a tie for the lead with Inbee Park after the second round of the HSBC Women's Champions.sSportsWomen's golfWomen's sportsGolf, 06 Mar 2015 08:22:09 GMTAccused rapist dragged from prison and killed by Indian mob DELHI (AP) — A mob stormed a prison in northeastern India, dragged away and lynched a man accused of rape, police said Friday.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeIndiaBangladeshSouth AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 07:46:02 GMTHillary Clinton email trove reviewed for release, security (AP) — The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business as secretary of state, a senior State Department official said Thursday.By STEPHEN BRAUN and BRADLEY KLAPPERhtGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsDiplomacyClassified informationInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTechnologyCommunication technologyInternational relationsPolitical issuesPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 08:22:04 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 GMTSecurity questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoul, South Korea (AP) — Police on Friday investigated the motive 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 08:44:49 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 GMTLate-winter storm continues to batter South, Northeast clock is springing forward this weekend, but Friday will still feel like winter for much of the country.By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSaGeneral newsWinter weatherStormsWeatherTrafficTransportationAccidentsAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 08:30:45 GMTQuotations in the News"I would say that this is an absolutely beautifully executed — what we would call — a forced or emergency landing, by an unbelievably well-trained pilot." — Christian Fry of the Santa Monica Airport Association on actor Harrison Ford's crash-landing on a Los Angeles-area golf course.By The Associated PressaGeneral news, 06 Mar 2015 08:28:43 GMTColorful 'body sculptor' due back in murder trial (AP) — A Gothic hip hop artist and former escort service madam has offered a mix of fawning, fiery and flirtatious testimony at her trial in the death of a young London dancer who received illegal buttocks injections.By MARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 07:38:54 GMTYear after rule changes, men's basketball back to old form (AP) — One year after the NCAA changed how rules were enforced to open up the game, men's basketball looks a lot like it once did.By JOE KAYsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsCincinnatiOhioWacoUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 06 Mar 2015 08:10:36 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 GMTNASA's Dawn spacecraft moves in on dwarf planet Ceres ANGELES (AP) — The largest celestial body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter welcomes its first visitor Friday.By ALICIA CHANGaScienceDwarf planetsSpace explorationPlanetsAstronomyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 07:59:33 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 GMTHarrison Ford survives crash-landing on golf course ANGELES (AP) — When a man battles Darth Vader, Nazis and other evil-doers for work, what does he do for fun? Harrison Ford's answer is found in a pilot's license and the freedom to take to the skies at will.By LYNN ELBER and TAMI ABDOLLAHaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLos AngelesSanta MonicaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 08:42:27 GMTTaxpayers shell out nearly $3 million on Jodi Arias' trials (AP) — Officials say taxpayers shelled out around $3 million to prosecute and defend convicted murderer Jodi Arias at a series of trials that have finally concluded with jurors deadlocked on whether she should be executed or sent to prison for life for killing her lover.By JACQUES BILLEAUD and TERRY TANGaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeDeath penalty controversyLaw and orderViolent crimeSocial issuesSocial affairsPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 07:36:15 GMTHolmes ties a record and builds a 4-shot lead at Doral, Fla. (AP) — J.B. Holmes said one thing. His score said another.By DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 07:45:17 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 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 07:48:02 GMTAnniversary of Selma march rekindles Ferguson comparisons (AP) — In only a few minutes on national television, the beatings of civil rights marchers by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, dragged the inhumanity of Southern segregation into America's living rooms as never before.By JESSE J. HOLLANDwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriProtests and demonstrationsHuman rights and civil libertiesPolice brutalityCrimeVotingLegal proceedingsNewspapersSocial issuesSocial affairsEventsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderViolenceViolent crimeElectionsNews mediaMediaSelmaAlabamaMontgomeryUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 08:19:58 GMTSuper Bowl, World Series champs back gay marriage at court (AP) — The New England Patriots are for same-sex marriage. So are the San Francisco Giants.By MARK SHERMANwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSportsGays and lesbiansMunicipal governmentsProfessional footballMarriageProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSex in societyMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessLocal governmentsFootballNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 08:14:16 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 newsViolent crimeCrimeChinaGuangzhouBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 08:25:49 GMTIraqi forces push toward Tikrit in battle against IS (AP) — An Iraqi provincial governor says Iraqi forces are pushing their offensive against the Islamic State group and expect to reach the outskirts of the militant-held city of Tikrit soon.Associated PressiGeneral newsBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 06 Mar 2015 08:18:28 GMTIranian role in fighting IS in Iraq: Where will it lead? (AP) — Iran's growing influence in Iraq is setting off alarm bells, and nowhere is the problem starker than in the high-stakes battle for Tikrit. It marks a crucial fight in the bigger war to expel the Islamic State group from Iraq, and yet Iran and the Shiite militias it empowers — not the U.S. — are leading the charge.By ROBERT BURNSwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestMilitant groupsMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseIranIraqUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 08:27:13 GMTSchool kids on bus escape serious injury in Wash. crash, Wash. (AP) — A motorist died but dozens of children escaped serious injury when a truck driver apparently fell asleep and crossed the center line of a rural Washington highway, colliding with a car and a school bus, the Washington State Patrol said.aGeneral newsAccidentsInjuriesAccidents and disastersTransportationHealthWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 08:11:40 GMTObama holding town hall at historically black college (AP) — President Barack Obama is kicking off a weekend commemoration 50 years since the pivotal Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights marches in Alabama with a town hall meeting at a historically black college in South Carolina.By NEDRA PICKLERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesAfrican-AmericansSocial issuesSocial affairsSelmaSouth CarolinaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 08:11:21 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 than 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 08:10:30 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 GMTXi carries on China's tradition of political slogans (AP) — Political slogans have been a mainstay of Chinese life dating back to Mao Zedong, the founder of the People's Republic.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsScienceChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 08:40:04 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 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 GMTCan Clinton live up to pledge to learn from 2008 mistakes? (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says that if she pursues the presidency again, it will be different this time around.By JULIE PACE and KEN THOMAShtGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTechnologyCommunication technologyPresidential electionsNational electionsElections, 06 Mar 2015 08:24:56 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 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 Dallas on Thursday night and is out for the season.By ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 07:52:45 GMTLawyers to pick jurors for woman's running-death trial, Ala. (AP) — Lawyers are ready to select a jury for the trial of an Alabama woman charged with capital murder in her granddaughter's running death.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAlabamaGadsdenUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 08:01:37 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 GMTItems Flight 370 missing left behind full of meaning for kin LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Lee Khim Fatt doesn't sleep in his bed anymore. Instead, he sleeps on the floor next to it. "It doesn't feel the same, doesn't feel right sleeping on the mattress without her beside me," he said.By JOSHUA PAULiGeneral newsDisappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370EventsMalaysiaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 08:23:29 GMTBigger, faster, stronger? Not everybody at spring training, Ariz. (AP) — Big and bloated or slim and sleek, plenty of big league players showed up to spring training this year looking nothing like they did last season.By DAVE SKRETTAsSportsMLB Spring TrainingEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 07:41:03 GMTAl-Qaida's Syria branch confirms death of field commander (AP) — Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate is confirming that its top field commander has been killed in an airstrike.iGeneral newsWar and unrestSyriaMiddle East, 06 Mar 2015 08:40:41 GMTMORNING RUNDOWN: MJ streak safe; Cadillac round for Holmes daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming games and the stories that will be talked about:By The Associated PresssSportsSwimmingDavis CupMen's tennisTennisProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballMen's sportsAquaticsEventsProfessional baseballBaseballCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMen's aquaticsProfessional footballFootballUnited KingdomUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 07:47:19 GMT