FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:48:12 -0700Assistant fire chief in Indiana demoted after tying noosehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c45ae89a80604c64b8303ec4574719afMARION, Ind. (AP) — An assistant fire chief in Indiana has accepted a demotion after tying a rope into a noose in the presence of a black firefighter whose wife belongs to the family of a lynching victim.aGeneral newsRace and ethnicityFiresAfrican-AmericansSocial issuesSocial affairsAccidents and disastersMarionIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c45ae89a80604c64b8303ec4574719afThu, 02 Apr 2015 02:42:53 GMTWilliams helps lead Raptors past Timberwolves 113-99http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c30123d720f4bd788555a797e10bb57MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lou Williams scored 18 points to lead a balanced Toronto offense as the Raptors defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 113-99 on Wednesday.sSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballMinnesotaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c30123d720f4bd788555a797e10bb57Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:35:45 GMTNets edge Knicks on Lopez's tip, tie for 7th place in Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cb51c4f0ca44097ae966182419e4af7NEW YORK (AP) — Brook Lopez's follow shot with 2 seconds left gave the Brooklyn Nets their fifth straight victory and a share of seventh place in the Eastern Conference, as they beat the New York Knicks 100-98 on Wednesday night.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballNew York CityBrooklynNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cb51c4f0ca44097ae966182419e4af7Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:24:15 GMTFast, furious, unstoppable: Franchise stays in high gearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdb5ece42d2b424ab82bb9b50916ec9fLOS ANGELES (AP) — Neither Vin Diesel nor producer Neal Moritz wanted a sequel to "The Fast and the Furious." The 2001 film about a group of East Los Angeles street racers and the FBI agent (Paul Walker) who infiltrates their ring just wasn't "that kind of film," according to Moritz.By LINDSEY BAHRaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentChinaLos AngelesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdb5ece42d2b424ab82bb9b50916ec9fThu, 02 Apr 2015 02:29:27 GMTNew Mitch Albom novel a story of world-famous guitaristhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6df3f154c2b84f79b4aae8726fef88f9NEW YORK (AP) — Mitch Albom's next novel will have strings attached.eArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6df3f154c2b84f79b4aae8726fef88f9Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:14:01 GMTGortat's double-double leads Wizards past 76ers 106-93http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/472216478d524e10a1b74574d0e799d5WASHINGTON (AP) — Marcin Gortat scored 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Bradley Beal added 20 points, and the Washington Wizards defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 106-93 on Wednesday night.By HARVEY VALENTINEsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/472216478d524e10a1b74574d0e799d5Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:54:16 GMTColorado theater shooting case costs $2.2M before trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b21e5cfb9e35462bb2015d1e64bc122cDENVER (AP) — Public spending to investigate and prosecute Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes has surpassed $2.2 million, weeks before opening statements in his trial, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.By DAN ELLIOTTaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsColoradoDenverAuroraUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b21e5cfb9e35462bb2015d1e64bc122cThu, 02 Apr 2015 02:27:27 GMTFlyers top Penguins 4-1 despite Crosby's 300th goalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/391b67c80e574add9e8b2684f6d6bc64PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brayden Schenn scored twice, Vincent Lecavalier added his first goal in nearly three months, and the Philadelphia Flyers had little trouble with the injury-depleted Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Wednesday night.By WILL GRAVESsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyPittsburghPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/391b67c80e574add9e8b2684f6d6bc64Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:56:26 GMTPolice: 4 dead in Tulsa home in apparent murder-suicidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8363f6b4f1854668b98e4abc66944dabTULSA, Okla. (AP) — The bodies of four people, including two young boys, were discovered in a Tulsa home in what police suspect was a murder-suicide.aGeneral newsSuicidesViolent crimeCrimeTulsaOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8363f6b4f1854668b98e4abc66944dabThu, 02 Apr 2015 02:25:47 GMTThings to know about California's drought and water cutshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a9606b12279400c831162bc5b0781ceSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown's executive order on Wednesday for mandatory water conservation in cities and towns statewide means people inside and outside California will start feeling more of the pain of the state's four-year severe drought.By ELLEN KNICKMEYERaGeneral newsEnvironmental conservation and preservationNatural resource managementNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWater environmentCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a9606b12279400c831162bc5b0781ceThu, 02 Apr 2015 01:05:28 GMTRizzo hits 3-run homer as Cubs beat Brewers and Lohse 11-7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c5a5bee2c7749f2afecf8275748f6a7MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run homer off Kyle Lohse, and Jason Hammel allowed one run in five innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 11-7 Wednesday.By MIKE TULUMELLOsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthIllinoisMesaChicagoUnited StatesNorth AmericaArizonahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c5a5bee2c7749f2afecf8275748f6a7Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:33:41 GMTStudent charged with sexual abuse at campus day care centerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c504834f67e469f8b162c8acfc28ab7BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — A Bridgewater State University student accused of sexually abusing two preschool boys at a campus day care center where he worked has pleaded not guilty.aGeneral newsHigher educationCrimeCrimes against childrenViolent crimeEducationSocial affairsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c504834f67e469f8b162c8acfc28ab7Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:56:41 GMTMinn. lawmaker to return contributions from indicted senatorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df12caaae6ef46458adf7c7440b30cf7WASHINGTON (AP) — A Minnesota senator will return campaign contributions she received from her newly indicted colleague, New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, a campaign aide to the Minnesota lawmaker said Wednesday.By ALAN FRAMwGovernment and politicsPolitical corruptionCampaignsIndictmentsElectionsPolitical fundraisingPolitical issuesLaw and orderGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df12caaae6ef46458adf7c7440b30cf7Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:34:38 GMTHarden's career-high 51 lead Rockets over Kings 115-111http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30a1b98dd21d46d9aeef9b1d26c91a00HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden strengthened his case for the MVP award with a career-high 51 points, and the Houston Rockets squandered a huge early lead but held on for a 115-111 win over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballHoustonDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30a1b98dd21d46d9aeef9b1d26c91a00Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:51:06 GMTRussian rescue workers say trawler with 132 crew sinks in Sea of Okhotsk, at least 43 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7fbad633b0e40d3ade23b894593504cMOSCOW (AP) — Russian rescue workers say trawler with 132 crew sinks in Sea of Okhotsk, at least 43 dead.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7fbad633b0e40d3ade23b894593504cThu, 02 Apr 2015 01:57:16 GMTVictims' family at exec's crash sentencing: You're heartlesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ffe6ec8f79f49dbbdf3dd73d622385fNORTH HAVERHILL, N.H. (AP) — Family members of a Vermont couple killed in a car crash were unflinching during a sentencing hearing Wednesday as they poured out their anger toward a New Hampshire man who admitted causing the wreck, which also killed their unborn fetus.aBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsAccidentsCrimeLaw and orderAccidents and disastersTransportationViolent crimeNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ffe6ec8f79f49dbbdf3dd73d622385fThu, 02 Apr 2015 02:19:37 GMTGirlfriend's family: Getty oil heir had a brain aneurysmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/284c42bca9ad4fb489293db219b7d89bLOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of Andrew Getty's girlfriend says the oil heir had been diagnosed with a brain aneurysm and had not been eating or sleeping well in the days before his death.By TAMI ABDOLLAH and JOHN ROGERSaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessAneurysmsDiseases and conditionsHealthKidnappingEnergy industryIndustriesCrimeLos AngelesHollywoodCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/284c42bca9ad4fb489293db219b7d89bThu, 02 Apr 2015 01:41:30 GMTFamily at exec's fatal crash sentencing: You're heartlesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3838bf1ae004ef29d0aa8580e849cfcNORTH HAVERHILL, N.H. (AP) — Relatives of a pregnant woman and her fiance say a New Hampshire man was "heartless" when he swerved his pickup truck across an interstate median and smashed into their SUV, killing the Vermont couple.aBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeTransportationViolent crimeStock marketsFinancial marketsNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3838bf1ae004ef29d0aa8580e849cfcThu, 02 Apr 2015 01:43:54 GMTKey provisions of California's new water cutshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f35e51a046054133a2d23292e2da4af2SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday ordered California's first mandatory, statewide water cutbacks by cities and towns as the state's nearly 40 million people head into a fourth summer of severe drought.aGeneral newsNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationEmergency managementState governmentsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWater environmentGovernment and politicsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f35e51a046054133a2d23292e2da4af2Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:15:12 GMTBritish Prince Harry reports for duty in Australia next weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a804259a0924ff494676baeb5326941CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Prince Harry arrives in Australia's national capital next week to begin four weeks of training with the Australian army before the British royal ends his decade-long military career.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsVeteransMilitary and defenseCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsAustraliaCanberraPerthSydneyDarwinOceaniaAustralian Capital TerritoryWestern AustraliaNew South WalesNorthern Territoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a804259a0924ff494676baeb5326941Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:54:12 GMTDuke University investigates noose found hanging on campushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e932c31ddc2e48a596bf65dc16fd6201DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke University officials are trying to determine who hung a rope noose from a tree, what the president of the elite Southern school described Wednesday as a vicious symbol in a region where lynchings were once used to terrorize black residents.By EMERY P. DALESIO and MARTHA WAGGONERaGeneral newsAfrican-AmericansHigher educationRace and ethnicityEducationCriminal investigationsSocial affairsSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw and orderCrimeDurhamNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e932c31ddc2e48a596bf65dc16fd6201Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:45:21 GMTThe latest developments on religious objection lawshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30217593cf124a068cf20e4a718d478fINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A day after Arkansas lawmakers defied criticism to pass a religious-objections bill, the governor of Arkansas held off on signing the measure, saying it needed changes before he could make the proposal into law.By JENI O'MALLEYaGeneral newsState legislatureState governmentsGovernment and politicsLegislationLegislatureReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesIndianaArkansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30217593cf124a068cf20e4a718d478fThu, 02 Apr 2015 01:29:09 GMTAdvocate says Indiana woman's sentence for feticide alarminghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fd45574679648a7b0141daadd824c1eSOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman received a 20-year sentence in the death of her premature infant, a punishment the head of a national advocacy group called cruel and a misuse of the state's feticide law.Associated PressaGeneral newsPregnancy and childbirthCrimeWomen's healthLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimes against childrenSexual and reproductive healthHealthSouth BendIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fd45574679648a7b0141daadd824c1eThu, 02 Apr 2015 01:56:31 GMTReid's exit sets off Senate leadership scramblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a14173371c846daa3b1fbbae7b2b0bcWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire has sparked a very public feud between the No. 2 and No. 3 Senate Democrats, Dick Durbin of Illinois and Chuck Schumer of New York.By ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsLegislatureUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a14173371c846daa3b1fbbae7b2b0bcThu, 02 Apr 2015 01:03:37 GMTOrioles and Pirates play to 3-3 tie in 10 inningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e35c63a42b3940a9a7f3a7539488938dSARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — In a matchup of opening-day pitchers, Chris Tillman allowed two runs over five innings while Francisco Liriano gave up one run in three innings as the Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates played to a 3-3 tie in 10 innings Wednesday night.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSarasotaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e35c63a42b3940a9a7f3a7539488938dThu, 02 Apr 2015 02:34:07 GMTCarter-Williams leads Bucks to 95-91 victory over Bullshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afb0b2440d8c4443a57bec3b5464de92MILWAUKEE (AP) — Michael Carter-Williams had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a rare 95-91 victory at home over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.By DAVE BOEHLERsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMilwaukeeChicagoWisconsinUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afb0b2440d8c4443a57bec3b5464de92Thu, 02 Apr 2015 03:07:30 GMTIndiana family says their pizzeria won't cater gay weddingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d324e8c8e6de4fc3b0a3ef7c39c15d98WALKERTON, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana woman whose family owns a small-town pizzeria says the state's new religious objections law supports the restaurant's right to deny service to any same-sex couples who might ask them to cater their wedding.aBusinessGeneral newsWeddingsCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleOccasionsIndianaSouth BendUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d324e8c8e6de4fc3b0a3ef7c39c15d98Thu, 02 Apr 2015 03:08:27 GMTRyan hurts calf in Yankees' 3-0 loss to Rayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ae8eb939f60464488e53ce172896de5TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — In the first season following Derek Jeter's retirement, the Yankees have concerns about shortstop less than a week before opening day.By MARK DIDTLERsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional baseballNew York CityTampaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaFloridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ae8eb939f60464488e53ce172896de5Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:23:20 GMTWoman charged with killing lawyer in DC hotelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5a4fdda15e643929b4a739644e91ebdWASHINGTON (AP) — Police have charged a 21-year-old woman in the stabbing death of a lawyer at an upscale hotel in Washington, D.C.wGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5a4fdda15e643929b4a739644e91ebdThu, 02 Apr 2015 02:37:36 GMTWill Indiana law force 2016 women's Final Four to relocate?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a32c5c85b5d4c0ea974e16541da91bcINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As pressure builds for the repeal or revision of Indiana's new religious objection law, the NCAA faces a decision about whether to look for a new venue for next year's women's Final Four.By RALPH D. RUSSO and DOUG FEINBERGaGeneral newsSportsWomen's sportsCollege basketballMen's sportsCollege sportsBasketballCoachingMen's college basketballMen's basketballIndianaIndianapolisNashvilleUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennesseehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a32c5c85b5d4c0ea974e16541da91bcThu, 02 Apr 2015 01:36:05 GMT10 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a90709865ec64aab88af120a76eaf9e7Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a90709865ec64aab88af120a76eaf9e7Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:01:17 GMTGetty oil heir's death latest in string of family tragedieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6568b583fa042deb7112b13e4224591LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a family name that has long been associated with unimaginable wealth and sometimes unspeakable tragedy.By TAMI ABDOLLAH and JOHN ROGERSaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessKidnappingEnergy industryIndustriesCrimeLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6568b583fa042deb7112b13e4224591Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:27:01 GMTMarvin Williams leads Hornets past Pistons 102-78http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb64d44962c74621a260994d99058051CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Marvin Williams scored 18 points and the Charlotte Hornets cruised to a 102-78 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.By STEVE REEDsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballCharlotteNorth CarolinaMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb64d44962c74621a260994d99058051Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:49:16 GMTArkansas Senate takes up religion bill at governor's requesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73af23f917144dcb95901861463ee8ddLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson backed away Wednesday from his promise to sign a controversial religious-objections bill, bowing to pressure from critics of the measure, including his own son and some of the state's biggest employers, who say the legislation is anti-gay.By ANDREW DEMILLOaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState legislatureState governmentsGays and lesbiansLegislationLegislatureHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsReligious issuesReligionArkansasLittle RockIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73af23f917144dcb95901861463ee8ddThu, 02 Apr 2015 02:18:37 GMTArizona recycling truck driver saves kitten from the trashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cee10be1c36f4b19ac77b1ff02a7a5b7PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — A recycling truck driver in suburban Phoenix is being credited with saving a kitten from the trash.aGeneral newsEco-friendly practicesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWaste managementArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cee10be1c36f4b19ac77b1ff02a7a5b7Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:54:32 GMTNew Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez indicted on corruption chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6d6b090b4424695b05c72cd4e5a5e07WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors.By ERIC TUCKER and SEAN CARLINwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestIndictmentsLegal proceedingsLegislaturePolitical corruptionCrimeJournalismLaw and orderPolitical issuesCampaignsElectionsPolitical fundraisingNews mediaMediaGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment programsDominican RepublicUnited StatesNew JerseyDistrict of ColumbiaNewarkCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6d6b090b4424695b05c72cd4e5a5e07Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:12:23 GMTSerena Williams earns 700th win to reach Miami Open semishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e869c1cb72a542ef92614b807fa4cfeeKEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Serena Williams abused her racket, scolded herself and even made angry faces at the sun.By STEVEN WINEsSportsWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsTennisMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e869c1cb72a542ef92614b807fa4cfeeThu, 02 Apr 2015 03:01:53 GMTTeen must complete cancer treatment in hospital, judge sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f5ca0a7330a4abd9c7bf0dcc4899be3HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge says a 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced to undergo chemotherapy must remain in the hospital until she finishes treatment later this month.aGeneral newsHealthChild and teen healthDiagnosis and treatmentCancerDiseases and conditionsConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f5ca0a7330a4abd9c7bf0dcc4899be3Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:06:03 GMTMavs beat Thunder 135-131 despite Westbrook triple-doublehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceac8756d928498a871e65234d6c1ebaOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Monta Ellis scored 26 points, and the Dallas Mavericks withstood a triple-double from Russell Westbrook to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 135-131 on Wednesday night.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballOklahoma CityTexasDallasOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceac8756d928498a871e65234d6c1ebaThu, 02 Apr 2015 02:54:46 GMTRussian trawler with 132 crew sinks, at least 43 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca858337862e47dcbbcfd3c497544cbbMOSCOW (AP) — A Russian freezer trawler with an international crew of 132 sank Thursday morning in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula and at least 43 crew members were killed, rescue workers said.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca858337862e47dcbbcfd3c497544cbbThu, 02 Apr 2015 02:44:07 GMTSpurs secure playoff berth with 103-91 win over Magichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4022ab692fb5493591f72aea13116660ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The regular season may be winding down, but the San Antonio Spurs are continuing to play some of their best basketball of the season.By KYLE HIGHTOWERsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsFloridaOrlandoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4022ab692fb5493591f72aea13116660Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:07:53 GMTPolice: Gunman in medical office murder-suicide left a notehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee254e908cd04a0f9bc5e33b761f0c0cFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man who stormed a California medical office and shot the mother of his five children before turning the gun on himself left behind a suicide note filled with frustration over a property dispute, police said Wednesday.By SCOTT SMITHaGeneral newsSuicidesViolent crimeCrimeFresnoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee254e908cd04a0f9bc5e33b761f0c0cThu, 02 Apr 2015 01:18:07 GMTAP source: Texas to meet with VCU's Smart to present offerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05fa10ba9568430c8cb849d71010bce9AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas athletic director Steve Patterson is scheduled to travel Thursday to meet with Virginia Commonwealth coach Shaka Smart to make an offer to coach the Longhorns, a person with knowledge of the trip tells The Associated Press.By JIM VERTUNOsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipMen's basketballCollege basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05fa10ba9568430c8cb849d71010bce9Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:41:45 GMTAntiquities looted from India end up at Honolulu museumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e7cb2b24e6d41859b96e24bdd47a46eHONOLULU (AP) — An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art.By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsArt museumsMuseumsSmugglingVisual artsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelCrimeUnited StatesHonoluluNorth AmericaHawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e7cb2b24e6d41859b96e24bdd47a46eThu, 02 Apr 2015 02:06:09 GMTCalifornia governor orders mandatory water restrictionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01dd9b77a73343cda117b56b7398cdbcECHO LAKE, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered officials Wednesday to impose statewide mandatory water restrictions for the first time in history as surveyors found the lowest snow level in the Sierra Nevada snowpack in 65 years of record-keeping.By FENIT NIRAPPILaGeneral newsWater use restrictionsState governmentsEmergency managementGovernment and politicsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01dd9b77a73343cda117b56b7398cdbcThu, 02 Apr 2015 01:25:31 GMTOlynyk overcomes eye injury, leads Celts past Pacers 100-87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6db3a291768a49c6b445a7b4b57f1520BOSTON (AP) — Kelly Olynyk scored 19 points after nearly missing the game with an eye injury sustained hours before tip-off, and the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 100-87 Wednesday night in a matchup of Eastern Conference playoff hopefuls.By KEN POWTAKsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6db3a291768a49c6b445a7b4b57f1520Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:18:41 GMTSabres rally back to beat Maple Leafs 4-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9871853f86ad4ea3a106386bd1af9b19BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Moulson and Matt Ellis scored 1:41 apart in the third period, and the Buffalo Sabres rallied for a 4-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night.By JOHN WAWROWsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBuffaloTorontoNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9871853f86ad4ea3a106386bd1af9b19Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:23:24 GMTJudge ends Maine man's attempt to salvage Cape Cod shipwreckhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ddfc182e3e346adab706f246ac507a9PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A treasure hunter's effort to salvage what he calls $3 billion in platinum from a World War II shipwreck off Cape Cod has been ended by a federal judge.aBusinessGeneral newsOdditiesNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ddfc182e3e346adab706f246ac507a9Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:58:51 GMT2nd victim identified in New York City building explosionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9d557787bba4ad9950d39b0fbacd9d5NEW YORK (AP) — The second person killed in a New York City building explosion last week has been identified.aGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersMissing personsAccidentsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9d557787bba4ad9950d39b0fbacd9d5Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:30:50 GMTPadres rout Samardzija and White Sox 8-2 as Shields tunes uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dfc918ef2ff40f1946eecbaa70b950fGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — James Shields allowed three hits in three scoreless innings, Jedd Gyorko hit a three-run homer in a five-run first inning against Jeff Samardzija, and the San Diego Padres beat a Chicago White Sox split squad 8-2 Wednesday in the final game of the Cactus League season at Camelback Ranch.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsCaliforniaArizonaIllinoisSan DiegoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dfc918ef2ff40f1946eecbaa70b950fThu, 02 Apr 2015 01:10:26 GMT