FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 08 Feb 2016 23:39:05 -08:00Clippard, Diamondbacks agree to $12.25M, 2-year contract, 09 Feb 2016 04:41:25 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Reliever Tyler Clippard agreed Monday to a $12.25 million, two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, who also settled their arbitration case with A.J. Pollock by giving the All-Star outfielder a $10.25 million, two-year deal.'s big finish leads Pacers past Lakers 89-87, 09 Feb 2016 02:50:04 GMTINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's Paul George scored all seven of his second-half points in the final 71 seconds Monday night and Monta Ellis made two free throws with 20.6 seconds left to seal an 89-87 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. 1 UConn takes top-ranked showdown with 66-54 win, 09 Feb 2016 05:06:00 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — UConn coach Gene Auriemma smiled at his three upperclass starters, savoring the latest virtuoso performance on the big stage by Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson — and fretting about their departure next season. set in NYC cop's trial in deadly stairwell shooting, 09 Feb 2016 06:14:00 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — The rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell says what happened was a deadly accident. Prosecutors call it manslaughter and say he acted recklessly and then did little to help the dying man. blast injures 5 migrants held captive in Mexico house, 09 Feb 2016 04:22:29 GMTCIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — A gas explosion ripped through a house where dozens of abducted migrants were being held captive in a city on the Texas border Monday, injuring five people, two of them gravely, Mexican authorities said. Douglas among film stars honored by AARP, 09 Feb 2016 06:52:03 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michael Douglas was initially confused when he was told that he was, US youth gain valuable experience before busy year, 09 Feb 2016 07:09:09 GMTCARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Morris made his ninth appearance for the United States last Friday, which gave him nine more games for the national team than as a professional. than 1 million are besieged in Syria, new report says, 09 Feb 2016 05:20:12 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — More than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates just half that amount and has been accused by some aid groups of underplaying a crisis. demonstrate against sexual violence at Baylor, 09 Feb 2016 04:28:46 GMTWACO, Texas (AP) — A candlelight vigil to protest Baylor University's response to campus sexual violence drew scores of demonstrators to the street in front of the university president's home Monday night.'s 3-pointer lifts No. 3 Oklahoma past No. 24 Texas, 09 Feb 2016 04:23:18 GMTNORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Buddy Hield's 3-pointer from the corner with 1.3 seconds remaining lifted No. 3 Oklahoma to a 63-60 victory over No. 24 Texas on Monday night. has 2 goals, assist and Sens beat Lightning 5-1, 09 Feb 2016 03:28:02 GMTOTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mark Stone had two goals and an assist and the Ottawa Senators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Monday night. worried about 2020 problem, or life after the Olympics, 09 Feb 2016 06:31:09 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan is gearing up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with gusto, investing in everything from stadiums to electric cars, and expecting an economic bonanza from a construction frenzy and an influx of visitors. leads Magic comeback for 117-110 OT win over Hawks, 09 Feb 2016 04:01:55 GMTATLANTA (AP) — Nikola Vucevic scored 25 of his 28 points after halftime, and Orlando rallied from 20 points down to beat Atlanta 117-110 in overtime on Monday night, helping the Magic beat the Hawks for the second time in two nights. asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika, 09 Feb 2016 03:40:23 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there shouldn't be a panic on this." Latest: Clinton vows to 'make a difference' every day, 09 Feb 2016 03:31:30 GMTMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for the White House with one day to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local): doctor aims to boost West Bank medical services, 09 Feb 2016 06:42:40 GMTNABLUS, West Bank (AP) — After Dr. Saleem Haj-Yahia performed the first-ever successful artificial heart transplant in the West Bank last month he was greeted with flowers, balloons and cheering crowds and publicly praised by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. town New Hampshire prepares for midnight voting, 09 Feb 2016 03:29:05 GMTDIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) — The first votes of the first-in-the-nation primary will be counted in three tiny communities where primary day lasts all of five minutes.'s parliament condemns North Korea rocket launch, 09 Feb 2016 07:12:03 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan's parliament condemned North Korea's long-range rocket launch Tuesday, calling it a serious provocation against international peace and demanding that the communist nation immediately stop such activity. leads Clippers to 98-92 OT victory over 76ers, 09 Feb 2016 03:06:59 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — J.J. Redick had 23 points, including the tying 3-pointer late in regulation, and Jamal Crawford also scored 23 points to lead the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers to a 98-92 overtime victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night., Thunder pull away to beat Suns 122-106, 09 Feb 2016 06:04:32 GMTPHOENIX (AP) — Once Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant found his shot, it was all over for slumping Phoenix. displaced by gas leak get more time to return, 09 Feb 2016 03:49:46 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles residents displaced by a massive, 15-week natural gas leak will have more time to return to their homes once the well is plugged, under an agreement announced Monday between city officials and Southern California Gas Co. makes 27 saves, Rangers win third in row, 09 Feb 2016 03:16:48 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves and the New York Rangers posted their first three-game winning streak since November with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.'t report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsured, 09 Feb 2016 05:41:57 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign. for life continues at Taiwan complex toppled by quake, 09 Feb 2016 04:17:51 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers using cranes, dogs and electronic devices searched for survivors Tuesday in a high-rise apartment complex in southern Taiwan that was toppled three days earlier by a powerful earthquake., Patriots early favorites to win 2017 Super Bowl, 09 Feb 2016 03:37:17 GMTCarolina and New England are the early favorites at Nevada sportsbooks to win the 2017 Super Bowl, followed by the Seahawks, Packers and Steelers. soldier buried by avalanche saved; 9 bodies recovered, 09 Feb 2016 06:44:16 GMTSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Officials say an Indian soldier buried by an avalanche for six days in the Himalayan region of Kashmir has been rescued, but that the bodies of nine other soldiers were recovered. birthdays for the week of Feb. 14-20, 09 Feb 2016 06:05:26 GMTFeb. 14: TV personality Hugh Downs ("20/20") is 95. Actress Florence Henderson is 82. Country singer Razzy Bailey is 77. Jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker is 73. TV personality Pat O'Brien ("The Insider," ''Access Hollywood") is 68. Magician Teller of Penn and Teller is 68. Actor Ken Wahl ("Wiseguy") is 59. Opera singer Renee Fleming is 57. Actress Meg Tilly is 56. Singer Dwayne Wiggins of Tony! Toni! Tone! is 55. Actress Sakina Jaffey ("House of Cards") is 54. Actor Enrico Colantoni ("Just Shoot Me") is 53. Actor Zach Galligan ("Gremlins") is 52. Actor Valente Rodriguez ("George Lopez") is 52. Bassist Ricky Wolking of The Nixons is 50. Actor Simon Pegg (2009's "Star Trek") is 46. Bassist Kevin Baldes of Lit is 44. Singer Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty is 44. Actor Jake Lacy ("The Office") is 30. Actress Tiffany Thornton ("Sonny With A Chance") is 30. Actor Freddie Highmore ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," ''Bates Motel") is 24. has 33 to lead Blazers past Grizzlies 112-106, 09 Feb 2016 05:02:42 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum had six of his 21 points in overtime as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 112-106 on Monday night., Kasich win 1st votes in tiny NH community, 09 Feb 2016 05:36:51 GMTDIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesday. stocks extend global sell-off, Japan down 5.1 percent, 09 Feb 2016 03:50:47 GMTAsian markets tumbled Tuesday as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks. sprint to NH finish, but brace for long campaign, 09 Feb 2016 06:32:55 GMTSALEM, N.H. (AP) — Eyeing their first wins in a capricious campaign, Republican Donald Trump lashed out at his opponents Monday while Democrat Bernie Sanders sought to play it safe on the eve of the nation's initial primary. GOP contenders vying for second and third saw fresh hopes for survival after New Hampshire as both parties settled in for a drawn-out slog to the nomination. 25 Capsules, 09 Feb 2016 04:28:09 GMTNORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Buddy Hield's 3-pointer from the corner with 1.3 seconds remaining lifted No. 3 Oklahoma to a 63-60 victory over No. 24 Texas on Monday night. stocks extend global sell-off, Japan down 5.5 percent, 09 Feb 2016 05:30:34 GMTAsian markets tumbled Tuesday as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks. Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stalls, 09 Feb 2016 06:14:54 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fishballs and other local holiday delicacies, with dozens injured and arrested. stocks extend global sell-off, Japan down 5.4 percent, 09 Feb 2016 06:37:46 GMTAsian markets tumbled Tuesday, led by a 5.4 percent slide in Tokyo, as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks. England mops up as snow falls on East Coast, 09 Feb 2016 06:00:14 GMTBOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and dropped several inches of snow on southeastern Massachusetts is expected to bring snow to other parts of the East Coast. scores 33 as Ohio State tops Maryland 94-86, 09 Feb 2016 03:56:50 GMTCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored 33 points as No. 7 Ohio State beat fifth-ranked Maryland 94-86 on Monday night. into 2nd round of Memphis Open, 09 Feb 2016 04:04:26 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — No. 5 seed Denis Kudla moved into the second round of the Memphis Open with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Rajeev Ram on Monday. scores in 7th straight, Penguins top Ducks 6-2, 09 Feb 2016 03:47:17 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby felt Cam Fowler's stick desperately tugging at his jersey and kept right on skating. Breaking in all alone against Anaheim goaltender John Gibson, Crosby kept Fowler at bay long enough to rip a wrist shot over Gibson's glove and into the net, the most elaborate display of a hot streak that shows no signs of slowing. masks and whips highlight Carnival in Brazil town, 09 Feb 2016 05:07:55 GMTTRIUNFO, Brazil (AP) — Far from the glitz and glamour of Rio de Janeiro's famous Sambadrome parades, people in this northeast Brazilian town put a frown on their Carnival celebration. Cranston, Lily Tomlin among film stars honored by AARP, 09 Feb 2016 06:47:45 GMTBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michael Douglas was honored with a career achievement by the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards. snap 4-game skid with easy win over Wolves, 09 Feb 2016 04:56:12 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mired in a four-game losing streak and sinking further out of contention in the Western Conference, the New Orleans Pelicans were in desperate need of a confidence builder. tells of living through collapse of Taiwan building, 09 Feb 2016 06:26:59 GMTTAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — After propping himself against a wall for 20 hours to avoid smothering his girlfriend, Ko Ching-chung's strength was draining away. has 33 to lead Blazers past Grizzlies 112-106 in OT, 09 Feb 2016 04:13:37 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum had six of his 21 points in overtime as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 112-106 on Monday night. with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fight, 09 Feb 2016 03:38:46 GMTSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other spots where water collects inside the houses and yards of the people they bite, insect experts noted Monday. has 33 to lead Blazers past Grizzlies 112-, 09 Feb 2016 04:29:46 GMTMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum had six of his 21 points in overtime as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 112-106 on Monday night. fire coach Derek Fisher; Rambis gets interim job, 09 Feb 2016 03:01:35 GMTGREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Derek Fisher had just finished a long playing career when Phil Jackson picked him to coach the New York Knicks. Just 1 1/2 seasons later, Jackson decided he needed someone else. Datsyuk scores 2 in 3rd, Red Wings beat Panthers 3-0, 09 Feb 2016 03:39:50 GMTDETROIT (AP) — Pavel Datsyuk scored twice in a 1:08 span midway through the third after Tomas Tatar broke a scoreless tie earlier in the period and Petr Mrazek made 23 saves for the Detroit Red Wings in a 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Monday night. beat Pistons 103-89, have won 14 of 15, 09 Feb 2016 04:11:35 GMTAUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — When Andre Drummond's shot from about 80 feet dropped straight through the net to end the third quarter, Toronto's lead was down to five points, and it looked like this game against the Detroit Pistons might come down to the wire., Irving lead Cavaliers past Kings 120-100, 09 Feb 2016 04:08:59 GMTCLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James came close to his 40th career triple-double several times this season.