FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 19 Apr 2015 04:42:26 -0700Ringo Starr, Green Day rock their way into Rock Hall (AP) — Ringo Starr was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a little help from one of his famous friends.By TOM WITHERSeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrityMuseumsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 05:20:51 GMTAP Exclusive: China activist more determined after lockup (AP) — The most prominent of five recently released Chinese feminists feels her dedication to activism has grown only stronger after spending 37 days in detention with interrogators who blew smoke onto her face and insulted her sexual orientation, her girlfriend and her lawyer said.By DIDI TANG and JACK CHANGiGeneral newsGays and lesbiansProtests and demonstrationsCriminal investigationsGender issuesArrestsPolitical activismCrimePolitical scandalsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2015 08:24:17 GMTQ&A: Details about Hinckley and the insanity defense John Hinckley Jr. was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1981 assassination attempt of President Ronald Reagan, jurors left open the possibility that he would one day live outside a mental institution. For decades he's been receiving treatment at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., and in 2003 a judge ordered Hinckley be allowed to start testing his freedom outside of the facility. For the past year, Hinckley has spent 17 days a month living with his mother in Williamsburg, Virginia. Hearings set for Wednesday will determine whether that time should be increased. Nearing 60, Hinckley could potentially be granted full-time, year-round "convalescent leave" in the community.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and order, 19 Apr 2015 10:00:44 GMTItaly searches for 700 migrants lost at sea north of Libya (AP) — Emergency services mounted a major search and rescue operation Sunday north of Libya after a ship containing hundreds of migrants trying to reach Italy capsized in the Mediterranean.By NICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsPolitical refugeesAccidentsAccidents and disastersHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsTransportationItalyEuropeMiddle EastWestern Europe, 19 Apr 2015 09:08:59 GMTBreakaway Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish Cypriots are electing a new leader for the breakaway north of Cyprus in an unpredictable contest as talks to reunify the ethnically split island are expected to resume next month.iGeneral newsCyprusTurkeyWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle East, 19 Apr 2015 06:59:34 GMTCurry scores 34, Warriors beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry carried the Golden State Warriors to a huge lead, waving his arms and flexing his muscles with one acrobatic shot after another.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 04:33:12 GMTHernandez strikes out 12 as Seattle beats Texas 3-1 (AP) — Felix Hernandez struck out 12 over seven innings, and Mike Zunino's first home run of the season gave Seattle the lead for good as the Mariners snapped a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday.By TIM BOOTHsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSeattleTexasTacomaWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 04:23:23 GMTTulsa reserve deputy's attorneys release training records, Okla. (AP) — Defense attorneys released some of the training records Saturday for a 73-year-old volunteer sheriff's deputy charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect in Oklahoma.By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeOklahomaTulsaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 04:44:36 GMTCrawford wins WBO junior welterweight title over Dulorme, Texas (AP) — Terence Crawford landed a stunning right that Thomas Dulorme never really saw.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsBoxingMen's boxingMen's sportsTexasNebraskaFort WorthUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 03:55:04 GMTS. Korean police question dozens after violent ferry protest, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police say they're questioning dozens of protesters after violence broke out at a rally denouncing the government's handling of a ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people a year ago.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2015 10:13:24 GMTIran Guard rejects inspection of military sites, Iran (AP) — A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Sunday that inspectors would be barred from military sites under any nuclear agreement with world powers.iGeneral newsNuclear proliferationPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseTehranIranMiddle East, 19 Apr 2015 08:02:48 GMTUN: 90,000 people have fled IS advance in Iraq's Anbar (AP) — More than 90,000 people have fled the Islamic State group's advance in Iraq's western Anbar province, which has set off fierce fighting in and around the provincial capital Ramadi, a United Nations humanitarian agency said Sunday.By SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestHumanitarian assistanceGovernment and politicsIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 19 Apr 2015 10:01:58 GMTMatthysse wins majority decision against Provodnikov, N.Y. (AP) — Lucas Matthysse won a majority decision against Ruslan Provodnikov in a 12-round super lightweight bout Saturday night.sSportsBoxingRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2015 06:31:46 GMTNew Islamic State video purportedly shows killing of captured Ethiopian Christians in Libya (AP) — New Islamic State video purportedly shows killing of captured Ethiopian Christians in Libya.iGeneral newsLibyaNorth AfricaAfrica, 19 Apr 2015 10:34:00 GMTGreinke, Dodgers beat Rockies 6-3 ANGELES (AP) — Zack Greinke won his 14th straight decision against an NL West rival, Adrian Gonzalez drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Colorado Rockies 6-3 Saturday night.By JOE RESNICKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 19 Apr 2015 04:31:30 GMTGolf Capsules, Hawaii (AP) — Sei Young Kim holed out from 154 yards for eagle to win the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship on the first hole of a playoff Saturday with Inbee Park.By The Associated PresssSportsWomen's golfGolfMen's golfMen's sportsWomen's sportsHawaiiChinaTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2015 04:01:15 GMTToday in History is Sunday, April 19, the 109th day of 2015. There are 256 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsMiddle East, 19 Apr 2015 04:00:59 GMTHarden has 24 points, Rockets beat Mavs 118-108 in Game 1 (AP) — James Harden loves games like the one Houston had Saturday night.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballHoustonDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 05:32:07 GMTThailand's Kiradech wins Shenzhen in playoff, China (AP) — Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat captured the inaugural Shenzhen International on Sunday after rallying in regulation with an eagle on the 17th hole and beating Chinese teenager Li Haotong in a playoff.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsChinaThailandGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaSoutheast Asia, 19 Apr 2015 09:34:08 GMTEmail: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor (AP) — Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program.htBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyMoviesEntertainmentDocumentariesNew age movementHobbiesRecreation and leisureLifestyleHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairs, 19 Apr 2015 10:04:08 GMT2 Indian policemen arrested in killing of Kashmiri youth, India (AP) — Two Indian policemen have been arrested in the killing of a teenage boy during weekend protests in the disputed region of Kashmir, police said.By AIJAZ HUSSAINiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeIndiaKashmirSouth AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2015 09:58:19 GMTUN report finds Afghan women failed by justice system, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations says Afghanistan's women are being failed by the country's justice system as most complaints of domestic violence are dealt with by mediation rather than prosecution.iGeneral newsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2015 09:45:27 GMTIndian farmers protest gov't plans to ease land acquisition DELHI (AP) — Tens of thousands of flag-waving farmers rallied in India's capital Sunday to protest a government plan to ease rules for obtaining land for industry and development projects.By KATY DAIGLEiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsIndustrial products and servicesEnvironmental conservation and preservationGovernment and politicsLegislaturePolitical and civil unrestIndustriesBusinessEnvironmentEnvironment and natureIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2015 10:21:54 GMTKids of Cold War crocs going to Cuba on conservation mission (AP) — Cuba's efforts to sustain the critically endangered Cuban crocodile are getting a boost from Sweden, home to a pair of reptiles that Fidel Castro gave to a Soviet cosmonaut four decades ago.By KARL RITTERiGeneral newsScienceAnimalsCrocodilesZoological parksCold WarReptilesRecreation and leisureLifestyleEventsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWildlifeCubaSwedenMoscowStockholmCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeRussiaEastern Europe, 19 Apr 2015 09:24:22 GMTCapitals goalie Holtby healthy, ready for Game 3 at Isles, N.Y. (AP) — Capitals goalie Braden Holtby wasn't sure what felt worse: Sitting out a playoff game because of an illness, or watching the Capitals fall behind the New York Islanders by two goals before rallying for a victory.By JOHN WAWROWsSportsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsAthlete healthEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew YorkOttawaMontrealUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadaQuebec, 19 Apr 2015 06:55:46 GMTAP Exclusive: Chinese activist more determined after lockup (AP) — The most prominent of five recently released Chinese women's rights activists feels her dedication to the cause has grown stronger after spending 37 days in detention with interrogators who blew smoke onto her face and insulted her sexual orientation, her girlfriend and her lawyer said.By DIDI TANG and JACK CHANGiGeneral newsGays and lesbiansProtests and demonstrationsPolitical activismCriminal investigationsGender issuesArrestsCrimePolitical scandalsPolitical and civil unrestPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2015 09:41:06 GMT24 dead, 28 safe, hundreds missing as Med migrant boat sinks (AP) — A boat crowded with migrants capsized in the sea north of Libya overnight, leaving at least 24 confirmed dead with the death toll expected to rise into the hundreds, Italy's Coast Guard said Sunday.By FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationItalyEuropeWestern Europe, 19 Apr 2015 10:42:10 GMTJordan hosts international competition of anti-terror squads, Jordan (AP) — Jordan is hosting a competition of elite anti-terrorism squads from 18 countries, including fellow members of the military coalitions fighting rebels in Yemen and Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria.iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsAmmanJordanSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastYemen, 19 Apr 2015 10:35:22 GMTLEADING OFF: Wainwright set to see Reds, Holt a hit machine look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballAthlete healthMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 06:53:00 GMTSilfverberg's last-minute goal puts Ducks past Jets 2-1, Calif. (AP) — Although Jakob Silfverberg and the Anaheim Ducks realize they probably should stop waiting to win games in the third period, they've thrived on dramatic escapes and last-minute heroics all season.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsAthlete healthEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 06:25:58 GMTGreen Day plows into Rock Hall along with Jett, Ringo, Reed (AP) — With plenty of punk attitude and energy, Green Day thrashed its way into the Rock Hall.By TOM WITHERSeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentMuseumsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 04:09:01 GMTSei Young Kim holes out from fairway to win in Hawaii, Hawaii (AP) — Sei Young Kim holed out from 154 yards for eagle to win the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship on the first hole of a playoff Saturday with Inbee Park.By ANN MILLERsSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 05:28:47 GMTBoston Marathon winner who died century ago in WWI honored, Belgium (AP) — At the Vlamertinge Military Cemetery in Flanders Fields, the headstone of James Duffy usually stands unnoticed among the solemn rows.By RAF CASERTiGeneral newsBoston MarathonTrack and fieldMarathonsWorld War IEventsSportsScotlandBelgiumUnited KingdomIrelandWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2015 09:45:59 GMTFinns expected to vote for change in recession-hit country (AP) — Finns are voting in parliamentary elections that will determine which coalition of parties can lead the country out of a three-year recession.iGeneral newsRecessions and depressionsGovernment and politicsEconomyBusinessFinlandWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2015 08:43:11 GMTCrosby, Penguins get even with 4-3 win over Rangers YORK (AP) — Sidney Crosby woke up, and so did the Pittsburgh Penguins.By BARRY WILNERsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 04:00:34 GMTOfficials: 3 shot, injured at Delaware State cookout, Del. (AP) — Three people were shot and injured Saturday night at a cookout on the Delaware State University campus, officials said, and authorities are searching for the shooter.By RANDALL CHASEaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeDelawareDoverUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 06:59:26 GMTCrawford, Heston lead Giants to win FRANCISCO (AP) — Chris Heston pitched into the eighth inning, Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.By RICK EYMERsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoArizonaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 04:45:16 GMTWildfire near Southern California dam threatens 300 homes, Calif. (AP) — An out-of-control wildfire that broke out in a forested basin near a Southern California dam triggered the evacuation of about 300 homes late Saturday, authorities said.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersEvacuationsNatural disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 09:58:55 GMTPhelps roars from last to 1st in 100 free at Arizona meet, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps felt something coming off the wall in the 100-meter freestyle, a sensation he hadn't experienced since resuming training four months ago.By BETH HARRISsSportsWomen's sportsSwimmingAquaticsWomen's aquaticsMen's aquaticsMen's sportsMesaUnited StatesArizonaNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 03:36:30 GMTAusterity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the next leader based on the health of the economy.By DANICA KIRKAiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial crisisGovernment and politicsNational governmentsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeFinancial marketsUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europe, 19 Apr 2015 07:08:22 GMTSearch under way for 700 migrants lost at sea south of Italy (AP) — A major air and sea search and rescue operation is under way south of the Italian island of Lampedusa after a migrant ship capsized.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2015 08:32:30 GMTWorld finance leaders see threats ahead for global economy (AP) — The world's financial leaders see a number of threats facing a global economy still on an uneven road to recovery with U.S. and European officials worrying that Greece will default on its debt.By HARRY DUNPHYwBusinessGovernment and politicsEconomyGovernment payLegislatureGovernment business and financeFinancial servicesIndustriesGreeceEuropeUnited StatesWestern EuropeNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 09:01:41 GMTAndrzej Fonfara knocks down Chavez Jr., wins after 9 rounds, Calif. (AP) — Andrzej Fonfara knocked down Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in the ninth round and won after the bell Saturday night when the referee stopped it.sSportsBoxing, 19 Apr 2015 04:34:01 GMTMark Hamill said he was 'suspicious' of J.J. Abrams, Calif. (AP) — Mark Hamill knew he had to say yes when George Lucas told him about the plans to move forward with a new "Star Wars" trilogy.By LINDSEY BAHReArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 04:51:12 GMTIS video purports to show killing of Ethiopians in Libya (AP) — A video released by the Islamic State group appears to show the killing of two different groups of captured Ethiopian Christians in Libya.iGeneral newsWar and unrestHumanitarian assistanceGovernment and politicsLibyaNorth AfricaAfricaIraqMiddle East, 19 Apr 2015 10:42:19 GMTReagan shooter finds rejection, indifference in future home last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community.By JESSICA GRESKOaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and order, 19 Apr 2015 08:06:16 GMTFacsimile of first Elvis recording re-released by Jack White, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" at his Third Man Records in Nashville.By TRAVIS LOLLEReArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 04:40:48 GMTReports say migrant ship with some 700 overturns north of Libya, coast guard rescue under way (AP) — Reports say migrant ship with some 700 overturns north of Libya, coast guard rescue under way.iGeneral newsItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2015 08:21:04 GMTDon Francisco says it's time to close Sabado with dignity (AP) — After receiving standing ovation from his emotional audience, Don Francisco, the popular host of "Sabado Gigante," tried to explain why television's longest-running show is coming to an end.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTelevision ratingsTelevisionMediaMiamiUnited StatesChileLatin America and CaribbeanFloridaNorth AmericaSouth America, 19 Apr 2015 04:39:13 GMTChina's Central Bank to cut bank reserve requirement (AP) — China's Central Bank said Sunday that it will cut its bank reserve requirement ratio by 1 percentage point to stimulate more lending into a slowing economy.fBusinessEconomyFinancial servicesIndustriesChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2015 10:24:46 GMT