FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:52:25 -0700Protests after Burundi president is nominated for third termhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5356eafd148840fa866e0fe0da0b2e12BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Hundreds of people in Burundi protested in the streets of the capital Sunday after the country's ruling party nominated President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for re-election to a third term.By The Associated PressiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsProtests and demonstrationsNational electionsElectionsPolitical and civil unrestBurundiBujumburaEast AfricaCentral AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5356eafd148840fa866e0fe0da0b2e12Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:55:36 GMTBreakaway Turkish Cypriots vote for leader in runoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1fe351b0beb41bfbc0f62291e63639eNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Breakaway Turkish Cypriots are voting Sunday for a leader in a runoff that pits moderate Mustafa Akinci against hard-line incumbent Dervis Eroglu.By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISiGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsTurkeyCyprusEuropeMiddle EastWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1fe351b0beb41bfbc0f62291e63639eSun, 26 Apr 2015 11:43:18 GMTQ&A: What's at stake in Supreme Court gay marriage argumentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/218c6a3183d241f29b43b6bbc4f4f6b8WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two years ago, the Supreme Court struck down part of the federal anti-gay marriage law that denied a range of government benefits to legally married same-sex couples.By MARK SHERMANwGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansCouplesMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesRelationshipsLifestyleCourtsJudiciaryState governmentsUnited StatesMissouriAlabamaDistrict of ColumbiaOhioNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/218c6a3183d241f29b43b6bbc4f4f6b8Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:36:22 GMTWu wins Volvo China Open for 1st European Tour titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3003a5b89dda46c6946be645c14cfb3aSHANGHAI (AP) — With two Chinese golfers tied for the lead going into the final round of the Volvo China Open, there was a good chance one of them would break new ground by becoming the first from the country to capture a European Tour title on home soil.By JUSTIN BERGMANsSportsMen's sportsGolfMen's golfChinaShanghaiEast AsiaThailandGreater ChinaAsiaSoutheast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3003a5b89dda46c6946be645c14cfb3aSun, 26 Apr 2015 11:30:30 GMTProtests after Burundi leader is nominated for a third termhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a785e8a33f7b42c3b0e619c146f773aeBUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Hundreds of people in Burundi protested in the capital Sunday after the country's ruling party nominated President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third term.By The Associated PressiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment appointments and nominationsNational electionsElectionsPolitical and civil unrestBurundiBujumburaEast AfricaCentral AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a785e8a33f7b42c3b0e619c146f773aeSun, 26 Apr 2015 12:19:15 GMTImage from the quake: Heavy damage in Nepal ancient cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2335c07721bc459384e8df8a79ffee24THE IMAGE:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsNatural disastersProperty damageAccidents and disastersNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2335c07721bc459384e8df8a79ffee24Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:21:44 GMTKazakhstan goes to polls as president expected to winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6de3f95c552a4302b7db12bfef25c062ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Voters in Kazakhstan turned out in abundance at polling stations Sunday for a presidential election guaranteed to overwhelmingly reconfirm the incumbent, who has ruled over the former Soviet republic for more than 25 years.By LEILA SARALAYEVAiGeneral newsElectionsNational electionsGovernment and politicsKazakhstanAlmatyCentral AsiaUkraineRussiaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6de3f95c552a4302b7db12bfef25c062Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:36:42 GMTFreddie Gray protests turn violent in Baltimorehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69f7a4eea3f54e99a24abb2c7bd73c61BALTIMORE (AP) — A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets before the demonstration turned violent and volatile.By TOM FOREMAN Jr., MEREDITH SOMERS AND JULIET LINDERMANaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69f7a4eea3f54e99a24abb2c7bd73c61Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:35:30 GMTOCA secretary says Bach visit is boost for Indian sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36606dfec04149cf9bac56ea03a5e4c8NEW DELHI (AP) — Olympic Council of Asia secretary-general Randhir Singh says International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach's visit to India will boost the profile of Olympic sports in the country irrespective of whether it bids for the Olympic Games.By C.RAJSHEKHAR RAOsSportsMen's sportsOlympic gamesSummer Olympic gamesSports governanceEventsGovernment and politicsIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36606dfec04149cf9bac56ea03a5e4c8Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:43:00 GMTIndonesia gives 72-hour notice for executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ef19577cd3f4b18a2edd4260c2839bfJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia notified nine foreigners and a local man convicted of drug trafficking that their executions will be carried out within days, ignoring appeals by the U.N. chief and foreign leaders to spare them.By NINIEK KARMINIiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeSmugglingDeath penalty controversyCrimeGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderIndonesiaPhilippinesAustraliaSoutheast AsiaBrazilFranceNigeriaWest AfricaAsiaOceaniaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ef19577cd3f4b18a2edd4260c2839bfSun, 26 Apr 2015 10:58:43 GMTU.S. Geological Survey says Kathmandu region has been hit by magnitude 6.7 aftershockhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c49b5d6be1e4a00b9432b3f0b41ec04KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — U.S. Geological Survey says Kathmandu region has been hit by magnitude 6.7 aftershock.iGeneral newsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c49b5d6be1e4a00b9432b3f0b41ec04Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:25:43 GMTBoko Haram attacks Niger army base, defense ministry sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17df0f2712a54f88baf208de7dbe26bdNIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Suspected Boko Haram fighters in motorized canoes attacked a Niger army base on an island in Lake Chad, the body of water touching all four countries that have been targeted by Nigeria's Islamic insurgency, Niger's defense ministry said Saturday.By DALATOU MAMANEiGeneral newsMilitary facilitiesArmed forcesWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsNigerNiameyWest AfricaNigeriaAfricaChadCentral Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17df0f2712a54f88baf208de7dbe26bdSun, 26 Apr 2015 11:20:29 GMTStories of love, life, death in high court gay marriage casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b4609462d5f4fe3afea00d46120ae1dWASHINGTON (AP) — A middle-of-the night trip to the emergency room, with her 9-month-old son coughing and laboring to breathe, gave Pam Yorksmith her latest reminder of why she took up the fight for same-sex marriage.By MARK SHERMANwGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansMarriageNational courtsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseTennesseeMemphisMichiganKentuckyOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b4609462d5f4fe3afea00d46120ae1dSun, 26 Apr 2015 11:41:19 GMTGerman, French rescue teams on way to Nepalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d2e404a8ab046468a9dbeecf1b31e49BERLIN (AP) — A German rescue organization and the French government said on Sunday they are sending rescue and relief teams to Nepal, where a massive earthquake left more than 2,000 dead.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersGovernment and politicsInternational relationsNatural disastersGermanyNepalEuropeKathmanduWestern EuropeSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d2e404a8ab046468a9dbeecf1b31e49Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:52:45 GMTSupporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b666bd0cacc481b9333d86d77c6dc96WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate proponents of a bill empowering Congress to review and potentially reject any Iran nuclear deal must first win a battle with some colleagues determined to change the legislation in ways that could sink it.By DEB RIECHMANNwGovernment and politicsLegislatureNuclear weaponsLegislationWeapons of mass destructionGeneral newsForeign policyGovernment policyInternational relationsUnited StatesIranMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b666bd0cacc481b9333d86d77c6dc96Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:50:16 GMTGay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefulshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/413f84d5af1b429688f878980be10362NEW YORK (AP) — For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably the presidential hopefuls — face a far more complicated landscape.By DAVID CRARYaGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansState governmentsUnited States Presidential Election2016 United States Presidential ElectionMarriageUnited States General ElectionPrimary electionsCampaignsReligious issuesReligionPolitical issuesPolitical partiesGeneral electionsNational electionsElectionsSocial affairsSocial issuesFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleEventsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryLegislationLegislaturePolitical organizationsIowaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/413f84d5af1b429688f878980be10362Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:43:34 GMTCar bombings kill at least 6 civilians in, around Baghdadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3255b5285def4b59ab7006438d4b5962BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say car bombings in and around Baghdad have killed at least six civilians.By SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsImprovised explosivesBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3255b5285def4b59ab7006438d4b5962Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:46:00 GMTSaudi-led airstrikes hit Yemen rebels in capital, southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10badc94c40649a0b4602add28e27030SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels struck targets in several cities — including the capital — as fighting raged on across the country.iGeneral newsYemenSanaaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10badc94c40649a0b4602add28e27030Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:28:21 GMTDeath toll climbs following Nepal quake: Things to Knowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e7e9cc51634b64bab93b1f0dc640f3The death toll climbed and aftershocks continued a day after a powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region, triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest and setting off an urgent aid response.By GREGORY KATZaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersMountainsNatural disastersEnvironment and natureNepalIndiaSouth AsiaKathmanduPakistanAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e7e9cc51634b64bab93b1f0dc640f3Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:17:10 GMTFirst survivors of Mount Everest avalanche reach Kathmanduhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68c6b5c86bb847debdc9662293ce219eKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The first group of survivors from an earthquake-triggered avalanche that swept through the Mount Everest base camp were flown to Nepal's capital on Sunday and taken to hospitals. None appeared to have life-threatening injuries.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMountainsEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68c6b5c86bb847debdc9662293ce219eSun, 26 Apr 2015 11:50:06 GMTCar bombs kill at least 14 civilians in Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64b57690cd584fa1a724fc4255d0fcc3BAGHDAD (AP) — Car bombs ripped through commercial areas in and around the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 14 civilians, officials said.By SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsBombingsImprovised explosivesBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64b57690cd584fa1a724fc4255d0fcc3Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:19:03 GMTDozens injured, arrested after soccer riots in Serbiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c84a4f9df14463abccfab9fbbede662BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Authorities say at least 50 people have been injured and 40 arrested after fierce clashes between Red Star and Partizan fans.sSportsRiotsArrestsSoccerMen's soccerPolitical and civil unrestGeneral newsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderCrimeMen's sportsSerbiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c84a4f9df14463abccfab9fbbede662Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:51:14 GMTPutin accuses US of supporting separatists in Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5042560f556424ca27b54be675bf0d1MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin, who marks 15 years in power this year, has said in a new documentary that Russia had proof that the United States helped separatists in the North Caucasus in the 2000s.iGeneral newsDocumentariesEntertainmentArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5042560f556424ca27b54be675bf0d1Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:10:51 GMTMore than 2,200 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91de2456fb8e4746aa6b575d142bf4a3KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sleeping in the streets and shell-shocked, Nepalese cremated the dead and dug through rubble for the missing Sunday, a day after a massive Himalayan earthquake killed more than 2,200 people. Aftershocks tormented them, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and KATY DAIGLEiGeneral newsScienceSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersMountainsNatural disastersAccidentsEnvironment and natureNepalIndiaKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91de2456fb8e4746aa6b575d142bf4a3Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:12:33 GMTPhilippines urges ASEAN to stop China in South China Seahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28fb5853b9364a5ab9999c7e7faef113KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Philippines on Sunday urged its fellow Southeast Asian countries to take immediate steps to halt land reclamation by China in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, warning that failure to do so will see Beijing take "de facto control" of the area.By EILEEN NGiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesEnvironmental conservation and preservationInternational relationsWar and unrestInternational tradeEconomyBusinessNatural resource managementEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLand environmentGovernment and politicsChinaSoutheast AsiaMalaysiaBeijingEast AsiaPhilippinesSouth China SeaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28fb5853b9364a5ab9999c7e7faef113Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:13:13 GMTCoast Guard: 4 missing after sailboats capsize in Alabamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e152ba5e0adf49cd84d759223eb7a7d2MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Coast Guard crews continued their search Sunday morning for at least four people missing in the water after a powerful storm capsized several sailboats participating in a regatta near Mobile Bay, Alabama.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMissing personsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMobileAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e152ba5e0adf49cd84d759223eb7a7d2Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:29:31 GMTNepal police official says at least 2,152 are confirmed dead following massive earthquakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aae5e7e87021419393c168360080b906KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal police official says at least 2,152 are confirmed dead following massive earthquake.iGeneral newsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aae5e7e87021419393c168360080b906Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:19:25 GMTA major aftershock shakes Kathmandu, sending people yelling and running for open groundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6da74bfcced48be822f82723f44dd73KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A major aftershock shakes Kathmandu, sending people yelling and running for open ground.iGeneral newsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6da74bfcced48be822f82723f44dd73Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:24:11 GMTKipchoge wins his 1st London Marathon in Kenyan top 4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b10ed795ebbc4480a343111a4c3cbac4LONDON (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday, leading home a Kenyan top four ahead of defending champion Wilson Kipsang.By ROB HARRISsSportsWomen's track and fieldMen's track and fieldWomen's sportsTrack and fieldMarathonsMen's sportsUnited KingdomLondonKenyaWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b10ed795ebbc4480a343111a4c3cbac4Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:14:01 GMTIowans hear from GOP field on social issueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/980b109a271f43dab989f8bd840c3352DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For conservative Christian voters, the 2016 presidential race has almost too many options to take in.By CATHERINE LUCEYaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsConservatism2016 United States Presidential ElectionReligionReligious issuesSocial affairsCaucusesMarriagePolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesFamily issuesPolitical organizationsUnited StatesIowaTexasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/980b109a271f43dab989f8bd840c3352Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:02:48 GMTPrimary colors: Britain chooses artist to chronicle electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/871d65cb4cfe4347bcc194a40cf10632LONDON (AP) — In this era of Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and selfies, Britain's Parliament has taken a step back to the 1700s, choosing an artist armed with pencil and paper to offer insight into the general election campaign.By DANICA KIRKAiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsVisual artsCampaignsPrimary electionsGovernment and politicsLegislatureGeneral electionsElectionsArts and entertainmentUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/871d65cb4cfe4347bcc194a40cf10632Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:35:27 GMTUK's Cameron defends royals' right to choose birth hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89b6fea049dc406490c1e05d155d1a33LONDON (AP) — With Britain's general election fast approaching, almost anything can become political — even Prince William and his wife Kate's choice of private medical care for the upcoming birth of their second child.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCelebrityEntertainmentGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89b6fea049dc406490c1e05d155d1a33Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:14:10 GMTTufa is 1st Ethiopian winner of London Marathon in 14 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f027c3ee45640428ad20378290437b9LONDON (AP) — Tigist Tufa became the first Ethiopian woman in 14 years to win the London Marathon on Sunday, unexpectedly ending a four-year winning streak for Kenyans.sSportsWomen's track and fieldWomen's sportsTrack and fieldMarathonsMen's track and fieldMen's sportsLondonUnited KingdomEnglandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f027c3ee45640428ad20378290437b9Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:01:31 GMTSyrian air raids target rebel-held town in northwesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59d7b32330374b469ccf8c37204be6dcBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian military aircraft bombed the northwestern town of Jisr al-Shughour on Sunday, a day after insurgents seized control of it as part of a broader offensive that has left government forces in the area reeling.iGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitary facilitiesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59d7b32330374b469ccf8c37204be6dcSun, 26 Apr 2015 11:55:51 GMTNigeria recalls diplomats from South Africa over attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b0ec28ed7064c84a52f5ec2f4aab236LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria says it is recalling its top diplomats in South Africa because of "ongoing xenophobia targeting foreigners."iGeneral newsImmigrationDiplomacySocial issuesSocial affairsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsNigeriaSouth AfricaAfricaWest AfricaSouthern Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b0ec28ed7064c84a52f5ec2f4aab236Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:08:08 GMTMagnitude 6.7 aftershock hits Nepal, causes panichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c207713a59854cbfb10c9bd428c39720KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful aftershock shook Nepal on Sunday, making buildings sway and sending panicked Kathmandu residents running into the streets a day after a massive earthquake left at least 1,900 people dead.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and KATY DAIGLEiGeneral newsScienceSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersHealthMountainsCultural preservationNatural disastersAccidentsEnvironment and natureCulturesSocial affairsNepalIndiaNew DelhiKathmanduSouth AsiaPakistanAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c207713a59854cbfb10c9bd428c39720Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:01:24 GMTSudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisitedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4aec48d931704204b96ab704ce2273baAL-BERGAWIYA, Sudan (AP) — The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted.By MAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsTravelLifestyleEgyptSudanNorth AfricaKhartoumMiddle EastAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4aec48d931704204b96ab704ce2273baSun, 26 Apr 2015 12:06:53 GMTSame-sex marriage opponents urge Supreme Court to go slowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16041678317748308b0dc9dec50bfd6dWASHINGTON (AP) — Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman.By MARK SHERMANwGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansCouplesMarriageHigher educationFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesHuman welfareRelationshipsLifestyleNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryParentingEducationMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16041678317748308b0dc9dec50bfd6dSun, 26 Apr 2015 11:42:14 GMTCeremonies mark liberation of 2 Nazi camps 70 years agohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e16bac071a0a4fa788c695cf0ba44ab1BERLIN (AP) — Holocaust survivors and officials have gathered at the memorial site of the former concentration camp Bergen-Belsen in northern Germany to commemorate the liberation of the camp seventy years ago.iGeneral newsThe HolocaustNazismEventsGovernment and politicsGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e16bac071a0a4fa788c695cf0ba44ab1Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:14:25 GMTPope urges assistance for Nepal quake victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46a34eb585824921b01a87b54d5aed5bVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has led prayers in St. Peter's Square for the dead and displaced from the massive earthquake in Nepal and surrounding areas.iGeneral newsChristianityAccidents and disastersDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersReligionSocial affairsVatican CityNepalWestern EuropeEuropeSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46a34eb585824921b01a87b54d5aed5bSun, 26 Apr 2015 10:29:02 GMTCar bombs kill at least 7 civilians in Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/150ff9e9f1b14b7aa5b6f80a44a694baBAGHDAD (AP) — Car bombs ripped through commercial areas in and around the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least seven civilians, officials said.By SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsBombingsBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/150ff9e9f1b14b7aa5b6f80a44a694baSun, 26 Apr 2015 08:49:18 GMTTogo counts votes as president seeks third termhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ac223bf42934794a4702845efaf1c78LOME, Togo (AP) — Togo's election officials added up results Sunday after voting in the presidential election that appeared to have a low turnout.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsTogoLomeWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ac223bf42934794a4702845efaf1c78Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:52:24 GMTIndonesia gives 72-hour execution notice to drug traffickershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/538029e0434f47399570fb4f27f36228JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia notified nine foreigners and a local man convicted of drug trafficking that their executions will be carried out within days, ignoring appeals by the U.N. chief and foreign leaders to spare them.By NINIEK KARMINIiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeDiplomacySmugglingDeath penalty controversyCrimeGovernment and politicsInternational relationsSocial issuesSocial affairsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderIndonesiaPhilippinesAustraliaManilaSoutheast AsiaBrazilFranceNigeriaWest AfricaAsiaOceaniaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/538029e0434f47399570fb4f27f36228Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:43:55 GMTCar bombs kill at least 12 civilians in Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/911d8fea6ebd4d10b0536e4614b93f9eBAGHDAD (AP) — Car bombs ripped through commercial areas in and around the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 12 civilians, officials said.By SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsBombingsImprovised explosivesBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/911d8fea6ebd4d10b0536e4614b93f9eSun, 26 Apr 2015 09:19:58 GMTWitnesses to Everest avalanche: 'I knew I had to survive'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0381ff8aebbe4a839e34d2c86d18652dKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — At least 17 people were killed and 61 injured when an avalanche set off by Saturday's massive Nepal earthquake swept down the Himalayas. The snow and ice ripped through key Mt. Everest climbing routes and tore into base camp, the nylon mountaineering city that blossoms every year at the base of the world's highest peak. On Sunday, the first group of survivors was flown in to Kathmandu; most of the 15 people are injured Sherpa guides. Two spoke to The Associated Press:iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMountainsEnvironment and natureNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0381ff8aebbe4a839e34d2c86d18652dSun, 26 Apr 2015 12:20:54 GMTIndonesia gives execution notice to 9 foreigners, local manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9539beb245824df4be2a32ec2721f004JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia notified nine foreigners and a local man convicted of drug trafficking that their executions will be carried out within days, ignoring appeals by the U.N. chief and foreign leaders to spare them.By NINIEK KARMINIiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeDiplomacySmugglingDeath penalty controversyCrimeGovernment and politicsInternational relationsSocial issuesSocial affairsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderIndonesiaPhilippinesAustraliaManilaSoutheast AsiaBrazilFranceNigeriaWest AfricaAsiaOceaniaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9539beb245824df4be2a32ec2721f004Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:35:23 GMTJapan's prime minister goes to US to showcase close tieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d6fcedbcca54f5b82f267ab20720e62TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's itinerary for his weeklong U.S. visit beginning Sunday will showcase the success of the alliance built from Tokyo's defeat in World War II, while promoting a political agenda based on still stronger military and economic ties.By MARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsJapanChinaTokyoUnited StatesEast AsiaSouth KoreaAsiaGreater ChinaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d6fcedbcca54f5b82f267ab20720e62Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:18:49 GMTViolent protests in Baltimore for man injured in custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26f834e2a7f244d7af9b03d74f9c80d8BALTIMORE (AP) — A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets before the demonstration turned violent and volatile.By TOM FOREMAN Jr., MEREDITH SOMERS AND JULIET LINDERMANaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26f834e2a7f244d7af9b03d74f9c80d8Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:43:30 GMTMore than 2,150 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08b39d5828004b55879a1fde224f71ecKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An official in Nepal says at least 2,152 people are now confirmed dead in the massive earthquake that hit just outside of Kathmandu.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and KATY DAIGLEiGeneral newsScienceNatural disastersAccidents and disastersSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseHealthMountainsCultural preservationAccidentsEnvironment and natureCulturesSocial affairsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiaIndiaNew DelhiPakistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08b39d5828004b55879a1fde224f71ecSun, 26 Apr 2015 10:27:33 GMTGay mentor, belief in dignity at roots of Kennedy's viewshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4a4daa62bf74eb1afb1529536959ed1SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the Supreme Court's major gay rights rulings.By MARK SHERMANaGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansMarriageHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsFamily issuesNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4a4daa62bf74eb1afb1529536959ed1Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:40:25 GMT