FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:11:00 -0700New York fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9354faca00046d7abcb9aff86c253bfNEW YORK (AP) — An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building, largely destroyed another and launched rubble and shards of glass across streets in the heart of Manhattan's trendy East Village on Thursday, injuring a dozen people. Smoke could be seen and smelled for miles.By JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsFiresExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9354faca00046d7abcb9aff86c253bfFri, 27 Mar 2015 02:32:23 GMTKings win 3rd straight on trip, top Islanders 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bd3aeac3ba3472c9531239bb085a991UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Anze Kopitar scored with 4:23 left, defenseman Alec Martinez had two assists, and the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight on their road trip by beating the slumping New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.By IRA PODELLsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bd3aeac3ba3472c9531239bb085a991Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:56:00 GMTGetzlaf scores in OT as Ducks rally past Bruinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04242883205e499e92bcffe8e35bc69cBOSTON (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf scored 3:09 into overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04242883205e499e92bcffe8e35bc69cFri, 27 Mar 2015 02:33:28 GMTHamels 5 scoreless innings as Phils lose to Blue Jays 4-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bace23654b5c4e369f142720c6c87382DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Cole Hamels allowed two hits in five scoreless innings during the Philadelphia Phillies' 4-1 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday.By JEFF ODOMsSportsMLB Spring TrainingAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsAthlete healthFloridaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bace23654b5c4e369f142720c6c87382Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:23:56 GMTSabres fans cheer as Gagner lifts Coyotes to 4-3 win in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e59adec9fe8e4865b9de57bf56d44395BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres defenseman Mike Weber struggled to gather his thoughts after watching his home fans cheer Arizona's game-winning goal in overtime.By NICK MENDOLAsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBuffaloArizonaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e59adec9fe8e4865b9de57bf56d44395Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:48:28 GMTIlyasova scores 34 points, Bucks beat Pacers 111-107http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d12cd77e159548dd9cbc51a2207c02b4MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ersan Ilyasova had a career-high 34 points and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Indiana Pacers 111-107 on Thursday night.sSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballMilwaukeeIndianaWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d12cd77e159548dd9cbc51a2207c02b4Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:54:02 GMTJapan inflation cools, household spending, incomes softenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08bfe7bf9f084fda9f5fb3c491bd5d36TOKYO (AP) — Japan reported lackluster inflation and wages data for February that suggested Friday that its economic recovery remains in the doldrums.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyPricesJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08bfe7bf9f084fda9f5fb3c491bd5d36Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:21:19 GMTGonzalez strong for Nationals in loss to Metshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a53ed93944ee4835b85f1010febef1a8VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Gio Gonzalez loves a challenge, especially when it comes from one of his teammates.By CARL KOTALAsSportsMLB Spring TrainingBaseballMen's sportsEventsProfessional baseballNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a53ed93944ee4835b85f1010febef1a8Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:28:55 GMTAstros Triple-A club pulls 2017 championship ring promotionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/888cbf56d9a74f80a8497e6f244caae4The Fresno Grizzlies are so confident the Houston Astros will win a title soon, they planned to hand out replica 2017 World Series rings as a promotion this season.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsMLB World SeriesSports marketingProfessional baseballEventsSports businessBaseballMen's sportsMLB baseballFresnoSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/888cbf56d9a74f80a8497e6f244caae4Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:09:09 GMTFiling: Teen says mom killed her siblings found in freezerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfa3d0ae871542d9b3e80e3415cc55aeDETROIT (AP) — A teenager told authorities that her mother killed two siblings and forced her to put one of the bodies in the freezer of their Detroit home where both were found by an eviction crew.By ED WHITE and COREY WILLIAMSaGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeCrimes against childrenDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfa3d0ae871542d9b3e80e3415cc55aeFri, 27 Mar 2015 02:43:04 GMTTrouble for Mercedes and Hamilton at Malaysian FPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ded43abf554a43e1a92ec5b687c9ba59SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has made an early exit from Friday's first practice session at the Malaysian Grand Prix due to a technical failure with his car.By CHRIS LINESsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ded43abf554a43e1a92ec5b687c9ba59Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:48:48 GMTYemen weighs on Asian shares, Japan gains on stimulus hopeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec50657a40cb4b54a7a1a61a3410be95TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were lackluster Friday as investors monitored violence in the Middle East but Japan's market rose after weak economic data boosted hopes for more central bank stimulus.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsPricesCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsCommodity marketsEnergy industryIndustriesStock marketsJapanMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaEast AsiaUnited StatesYemenIranAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec50657a40cb4b54a7a1a61a3410be95Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:08:39 GMTFather bests son 2nd time this season with 82-70 win in WNIThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c7851b919b44df1927da264593152c4Notch another victory for fathers coaching against their sons.By TERESA M. WALKERsSportsWomen's sportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsTennesseeLouisvilleUnited StatesNorth AmericaKentuckyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c7851b919b44df1927da264593152c4Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:58:43 GMTMyanmar army commander pledges successful electionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65663773803246c486bc0308854194a1NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's powerful army commander has pledged to work to support successful elections in November and warned that the army will not tolerate instability or armed threats.iGeneral newsMilitary leadershipArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsNaypyidawMyanmarSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65663773803246c486bc0308854194a1Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:23:02 GMTSenate pushes conservative budget toward approvalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01c69dafebd14f749cffdfd57d366828WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans pushed a balanced-budget blueprint toward late-night approval Thursday night, laying down conservative markers for a likely veto struggle with President Barack Obama over their plans to erase deficits through trillions in spending cuts and repeal of the health care law.By DAVID ESPO and ERICA WERNERwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureGovernment programsUnited States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesLegislationGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsEventsNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01c69dafebd14f749cffdfd57d366828Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:46:06 GMTPanthers topple reeling Leafs 4-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4a5c444e57a40ff936efafba45c7c0cTORONTO (AP) — Brandon Pirri scored twice and the Florida Panthers earned a 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTorontoFloridaOntarioCanadaNorth AmericaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4a5c444e57a40ff936efafba45c7c0cFri, 27 Mar 2015 02:36:54 GMTJudge in Texas blocks federal rules change for gay coupleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89aaeb8dfd2345c6ba6413dd399fce68AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas has blocked temporarily federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples.aGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansNational courtsMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89aaeb8dfd2345c6ba6413dd399fce68Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:40:44 GMTGolf Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c44948e678e54a44ac04580e5835cffdSAN ANTONIO (AP) — Charley Hoffman took advantage of calmer afternoon conditions to take the first-round lead in the wind-swept Texas Open, shooting a 5-under 67 on Thursday.By The Associated PresssSportsWomen's golfGolfMen's golfWomen's sportsMen's sportsSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c44948e678e54a44ac04580e5835cffdFri, 27 Mar 2015 02:17:56 GMTMarleau, Niemi lead Sharks past Red Wings 6-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/070d6bd6f0e24fc08a38c5a2f8091c66DETROIT (AP) — Patrick Marleau scored twice and Antti Niemi made 30 saves to help the San Jose Sharks top the Detroit Red Wings 6-4 on Thursday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/070d6bd6f0e24fc08a38c5a2f8091c66Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:45:32 GMT'Downton Abbey' to end after its upcoming 6th seasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96d2105500ac4c098713241b44dcc906NEW YORK (AP) — A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year.By FRAZIER MOOREaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentUnited KingdomUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96d2105500ac4c098713241b44dcc906Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:10:47 GMTRangers clinch playoff spot with 5-1 win over Senatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abed3c1d4da541e193b8ac633c080b23OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Chris Kreider had two goals and an assist and the New York Rangers clinched a playoff spot with a 5-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.sSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsOntarioNew York CityOttawaNew YorkCanadaNorth AmericaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abed3c1d4da541e193b8ac633c080b23Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:54:51 GMTNorth Korea says it has detained 2 South Koreans for spyinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20b728250e314b9987a4ca9d94b3e676SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said it detained two South Korean men on charges of spying. A South Korean government official confirmed Friday that the two are South Korean citizens, but could not immediately explain how they entered the North and were detained.By KIM TONG-HYUNGiGeneral newsSouth KoreaNorth KoreaSeoulPyongyangEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20b728250e314b9987a4ca9d94b3e676Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:55:09 GMTAmbrose says he couldn't "deliver" as lead Penske driverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e4bd7d357954ba1ba80c80448066eb4LAUNCESTON, Australia (AP) — Former NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose says he asked to be temporarily replaced as a driver in Australia's V8 Supercars Series because he couldn't "deliver what's expected of me" as a lead driver at DJR Team Penske.sSportsAutomobile racingNASCARAustraliaTasmaniaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e4bd7d357954ba1ba80c80448066eb4Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:23:34 GMTSharapova loses opening match at Miami Open to Gavrilovahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c65a6566e9245a7844d16e260749c39KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Maria Sharapova is 0-5 in Key Biscayne finals. This year her loss came at the start.By STEVEN WINEsSportsWomen's tennisMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisWomen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c65a6566e9245a7844d16e260749c39Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:47:51 GMTPavelec stops 39 shots to lead Jets past Canadiens, 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec9362708288470da8e01e41cb98d2f2WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Ondrej Pavelec made 39 saves for his sixth consecutive win, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsWinnipegMontrealManitobaCanadaNorth AmericaQuebechttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec9362708288470da8e01e41cb98d2f2Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:14:36 GMTNevada coach Musselman gets 5-year, $2M deal; Pack will runhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3caad47c0644b83b95bc8df3792ec03RENO, Nev. (AP) — The state Board of Regents approved a five-year contract worth $2 million Thursday for new Nevada basketball coach Eric Musselman, a two-time former NBA coach who says he's already on the recruiting trail and is planning to run a high-octane offense.By SCOTT SONNERsSportsCoachingMen's sportsAthlete recruitingCollege sportsGovernment payMen's basketballCollege basketballSports transactionsSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsNevadaRenoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3caad47c0644b83b95bc8df3792ec03Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:04:15 GMTReview: Rockettes shine in messy spring homage to New Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82c535ba9a7145b99b881c5b3669e550NEW YORK (AP) — The "New York Spring Spectacular" has arrived and it's one show this season that definitely lives up to its name — spec-ta-cu-lar.By MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentHolidaysOccasionsLifestylePerforming artsEntertainmentNew YorkNew York CityManhattanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82c535ba9a7145b99b881c5b3669e550Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:04:13 GMTTop-seeded Wisconsin hangs on to beat North Carolina 79-72http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4188ff89810a476fab523863c60e6d00LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wisconsin looked like a beaten team for much of the game.By BETH HARRISsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballCollege sportsEventsBasketballMen's sportsWisconsinNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4188ff89810a476fab523863c60e6d00Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:18:53 GMTNew York fire, building collapse injure 19; gas blast blamedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3416710d45c3436db3b69ceea2c084beNEW YORK (AP) — An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building, largely destroyed another and launched rubble and shards of glass across streets in the heart of Manhattan's trendy East Village on Thursday, injuring 19 people. Smoke could be seen and smelled for miles.By JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsFiresExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3416710d45c3436db3b69ceea2c084beFri, 27 Mar 2015 03:21:54 GMTRinne gets 40th win, Predators beat Lightning 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/159fdcd9ffb04a5795a81a00f880e7b2TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Pekka Rinne made 28 saves for his 40th win, and the Nashville Predators moved into first place in the Central Division Thursday night by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2.By MARK DIDTLERsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/159fdcd9ffb04a5795a81a00f880e7b2Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:19:08 GMTStaal's goal, 2 assists lift Hurricanes over Penguins, 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c14917f4f3474ca38c8a034163238e88RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Eric Staal had a goal and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Thursday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c14917f4f3474ca38c8a034163238e88Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:45:38 GMTMirim Lee leads LPGA Tour's Kia Classichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cfa47e6d4b143abb96c38dc8972ce86CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Mirim Lee birdied all four par-5 holes and finished with a bogey-free 7-under 65 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Kia Classic.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsCaliforniaEast AsiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cfa47e6d4b143abb96c38dc8972ce86Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:09:45 GMTNotre Dame races by Wichita State 81-70 for Elite Eight spothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48738e322cb641dbaf93fc9cab16e310CLEVELAND (AP) — Momentum sagging and Wichita State surging, Mike Brey called time out and offered his Notre Dame players a reminder.By WILL GRAVESsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWichitaKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48738e322cb641dbaf93fc9cab16e310Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:43:18 GMTTop-seeded Wisconsin hangs to beat North Carolina 79-72http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e62b7604ea384e4190af2cb00801f358LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the NCAA Tournament.By BETH HARRISsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWisconsinNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e62b7604ea384e4190af2cb00801f358Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:15:04 GMTMexico march marks 6 months since 43 students disappearedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba4afc2e820048e89c3b35ae7312aefbMEXICO CITY (AP) — Parents of 43 missing students marked the six-month anniversary of their disappearance with a march of a few thousand supporters Thursday, urging fellow Mexicans not to abandon them but drawing far smaller numbers than rallies last year.By E. EDUARDO CASTILLOiGeneral newsMissing personsMunicipal governmentsDrug-related crimeVotingViolent crimeCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsElectionsMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba4afc2e820048e89c3b35ae7312aefbFri, 27 Mar 2015 02:13:15 GMTChinese NGO considering legal action over police raidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/286aae8776ed4330b545fbf184733ba4BEIJING (AP) — The head of a Chinese anti-discrimination civic group says he plans to hire lawyers to investigate a police raid on its offices and may consider taking legal action.iGeneral newsPolitical activismNon-governmental organizationsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/286aae8776ed4330b545fbf184733ba4Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:47:23 GMTSeoul urges Pyongyang to release 2 South Korean detaineeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6b69a1b4fa545bfbcd34f41330f0d55SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea urged North Korea to immediately release two of its citizens detained in the country over alleged espionage charges, the latest in a series of arrests in the North of foreign nationals.By KIM TONG-HYUNGiGeneral newsInternational incidentsEspionageArrestsCrimeLaw and orderSouth KoreaNorth KoreaSeoulPyongyangEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6b69a1b4fa545bfbcd34f41330f0d55Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:00:41 GMTAsia shares mostly higher as oil falls backhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ecdc57cf38c4cf48e4106f8655f9e16TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday in a rebound from losses earlier in the week. Japan reported lackluster inflation and household spending data that reinforced expectations the central bank may opt for additional monetary stimulus to perk up sluggish growth.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial marketsEnergy industryIndustriesStock marketsCommodity marketsJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesMiddle EastYemenAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ecdc57cf38c4cf48e4106f8655f9e16Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:49:08 GMTEric Staal's goal, 2 assists lift Canes over Penguins, 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca51646a886a4e8ab4969b8e50f10196RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Eric Staal had a goal and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Thursday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca51646a886a4e8ab4969b8e50f10196Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:54:04 GMTNo murder charge for woman accused of cutting baby from wombhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89c676f41e234f53b450e31899d14593DENVER (AP) — A Colorado woman accused of luring an expectant mother to a basement and cutting the baby from her belly will not be charged with murder, prosecutors said Thursday night.By SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89c676f41e234f53b450e31899d14593Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:24:07 GMTMatt Niskanen's OT goal lifts Capitals past Devils 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/900938a9357449b7a9a28a8906a73033WASHINGTON (AP) — On a quiet night for Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, the Washington Capitals got rare goals from Matt Niskanen, Karl Alzner and Eric Fehr, along with 29 saves from Braden Holtby, to beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 in overtime Thursday night.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/900938a9357449b7a9a28a8906a73033Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:55:46 GMTCharley Hoffman takes lead in wind-swept Texas Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb2e37654b8c47019057e6630c9a8156SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Charley Hoffman took advantage of calmer afternoon conditions to take the first-round lead in the wind-swept Texas Open, shooting a 5-under 67 on Thursday.By TIM PRICEsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfU.S. Open Men's Golf ChampionshipsEventsTexasSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb2e37654b8c47019057e6630c9a8156Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:14:17 GMTGagner lifts Coyotes to 4-3 win over Sabres in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd24a9e890754f1fabe2f598a9e12a5fBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Gagner scored 56 seconds into overtime to lift the Arizona Coyotes to a 4-3 win over Buffalo on Thursday night, earning cheers from the last-place Sabres' fans hoping to get the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft.By NICK MENDOLAsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBuffaloArizonaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd24a9e890754f1fabe2f598a9e12a5fFri, 27 Mar 2015 02:01:32 GMTCapitals coach laments 'poor' play in 3-2 OT win over Devilshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/060011bb7aec48ba96324e94b7a66fc1WASHINGTON (AP) — Even if a win is a win is a win, especially for a team chasing a playoff berth, Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz gave a rather blunt and unflattering assessment of his team's performance in this particular victory.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/060011bb7aec48ba96324e94b7a66fc1Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:16:24 GMTCo-pilot was 'very happy' with Germanwings jobhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ab0446183ea4087961f2dbddb9e92caMONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — Andreas Lubitz never appeared anything but thrilled to have landed a pilot's job with Germanwings, according to those who helped him learn to fly as a teenager in this town in the forested hills of western Germany.By DAVID McHUGHiBusinessGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationGermanyFrankfurtFrancePhoenixSan FranciscoArizonaWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ab0446183ea4087961f2dbddb9e92caFri, 27 Mar 2015 01:57:07 GMTDeputy police chief in California arrested on drug chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f14902006aa4ef1ac7ecc1e3b9aab06FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say Fresno's deputy police chief is among four people arrested on federal drug charges, including conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and heroin.aGeneral newsArrestsDrug-related crimeLaw and orderCrimeFresnoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f14902006aa4ef1ac7ecc1e3b9aab06Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:17:06 GMTObama talks drug war with 'The Wire' creator David Simonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21f67a4d09a64b0aad8b7b8b6257f56fWASHINGTON (AP) — Talk of overhauling the criminal justice system is serious business — but before diving into the subject, President Barack Obama had something else he wanted to say.eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21f67a4d09a64b0aad8b7b8b6257f56fFri, 27 Mar 2015 02:46:54 GMTSchool board: Disabled student can use faculty restroomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f42430ffeee548d984a7754f389a261fMUNHALL, Pa. (AP) — A school board in western Pennsylvania has voted unanimously to deny a grievance brought by teachers seeking to prevent a special needs student from using a faculty restroom.aGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationTeachingEducationSocial affairsSchool administrationLabor issuesSocial issuesPennsylvaniaPittsburghUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f42430ffeee548d984a7754f389a261fFri, 27 Mar 2015 03:06:00 GMTRecording: Woman, ex-Clippers owner discussed hiding giftshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73f09d0ec26842bf98419c0710360cf9LOS ANGELES (AP) — The woman whose recording of Donald Sterling cost him the Los Angeles Clippers was forced Thursday to answer questions about recordings in which she and the billionaire discussed how to hide a house he bought her.By BRIAN MELLEYaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessSportsLegal proceedingsSports team ownership changesLaw and orderMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballMen's sportsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73f09d0ec26842bf98419c0710360cf9Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:07:11 GMTPujols hits 3-run homer, Angels beat Cubs 8-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b659c59c11804a2a9e006f448f563c14MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer and Jered Weaver struck out eight as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Chicago Cubs 8-4 Thursday.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsMesaArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b659c59c11804a2a9e006f448f563c14Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:53:56 GMT