FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:03:44 -0700Philadelphia newspaper guild won't bid for companyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3d252b96b104aad97a956be38174648WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The local newspaper guild has dropped out of the upcoming auction for Philadelphia's two largest newspapers.MARYCLAIRE DALEaBusinessGeneral newsNewspapersNews mediaMediaLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3d252b96b104aad97a956be38174648Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:15:55 GMTWyoming gas explosion prompts evacuation of townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2e7245e0a9a4cafa83e415b074273ccOPAL, Wyo. (AP) — Residents and emergency crews were waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a small town in southwestern Wyoming.aBusinessGeneral newsExplosionsEvacuationsFiresProduction facilitiesAccidents and disastersEnergy industryIndustriesAccidentsCorporate newsWyomingKemmererUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2e7245e0a9a4cafa83e415b074273ccThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:26:53 GMTUS stocks fluctuate on mixed earnings reportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6646e3e19b8417190e40a98661c5c2dNEW YORK (AP) — Mixed earnings from a large number of U.S. companies had stocks moving between modest gains and losses Thursday, despite strong results from a handful of names including Apple and Caterpillar. 3M was among those whose results disappointed investors.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate stockFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsFinancial marketsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesRussiaUkraineUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6646e3e19b8417190e40a98661c5c2dThu, 24 Apr 2014 15:27:59 GMTMinding the tax bite in fund investinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc6621b9be7e4c8aa38ea1c198bd1eaeNEW YORK (AP) — How painful was tax season for you?STAN CHOEfBusinessPersonal financePersonal taxesPersonal investingMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsFinancial servicesIndustriesDebt and bond marketsFinancial marketsFinancial planningCorporate stockCorporate newsGovernment and politicsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc6621b9be7e4c8aa38ea1c198bd1eaeThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:52:35 GMTNew drug sales help boost Novartis Q1 profithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff39134b4a234d198b8890f6db18b9d7GENEVA (AP) — Strong new drug sales and higher operating income helped Swiss pharmaceutical firm Novartis AG report a 24 percent rise in first-quarter profit.JOHN HEILPRINfBusinessHealth care industryIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsProducts and servicesUnited KingdomSwitzerlandUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff39134b4a234d198b8890f6db18b9d7Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:46:26 GMTKosar believes he's off TV for slurred speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d9d5eec818c4cbea835b7a787efcc6fCLEVELAND (AP) — Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar believes he's been unfairly sacked as a TV broadcaster.TOM WITHERSsSportsAthlete injuriesTelevisionAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballMediaClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d9d5eec818c4cbea835b7a787efcc6fThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:56:31 GMTFirst lady gets resume from girl with jobless dadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca3dde512c444c7f9641ed3fbda1a33aWASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees has taken a somber turn.NANCY BENACfBusinessLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationshipshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca3dde512c444c7f9641ed3fbda1a33aThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:51:59 GMT'Recovered' Banksy works on display ahead of salehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/365b34ac2d854177876de61b19a0ef1dLONDON (AP) — Elusive street artist Banksy says he has nothing to do with an auction of several of his works taken from walls and valued at up to 1 million pounds ($1.68 million).JILL LAWLESSiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsVisual artsUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/365b34ac2d854177876de61b19a0ef1dThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:58:41 GMTRebels kill Indian election official in Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf09c7bd295e49d882e76ca852f3902bSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Suspected rebels fatally shot an Indian poll official and wounded four other people in an attack on a bus in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir on Thursday, a major day of voting in the country's general election.AIJAZ HUSSAINiGeneral newsVotingParliamentary electionsNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsIndiaKashmirSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf09c7bd295e49d882e76ca852f3902bThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:00:05 GMTGM profit sinks; CEO sees no recall hit to saleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad485365ae744b97b70b6db98ac8dd9fDETROIT (AP) — The cost of recalling nearly 7 million cars and trucks sank General Motors' first-quarter profit, but the company's CEO said the much-publicized recalls have yet to cut into sales.DEE-ANN DURBINTOM KRISHERfBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsProducts and servicesDetroitUnited StatesNorth AmericaMichiganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad485365ae744b97b70b6db98ac8dd9fThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:02:13 GMTChiquita asks court to toss terror payments casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1b1ffe4b0f242fdb5ba6e05beb31f59MIAMI (AP) — Chiquita Brands International asked a federal appeals court Thursday to dismiss lawsuits filed against the produce giant by relatives of thousands of Colombians killed in a bloody civil war, contending the cases do not belong in a U.S. court.CURT ANDERSONaBusinessGeneral newsTerrorismNational courtsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderWar and unrestNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesColombiaNorth AmericaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1b1ffe4b0f242fdb5ba6e05beb31f59Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:50:54 GMTRBC Heritage working to keep backinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bbc0fc786524c2db838cf3f54f169a3HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — RBC Heritage tournament director Steve Wilmot doesn't want to return to the dark, sponsor-less days of just a few years ago when his longtime PGA Tour stop didn't know if it would make it through to the next year. So everyone connected with the event is making sure that won't happen.PETE IACOBELLIfBusinessSportsMen's golfMen's sportsSports sponsorshipGolfSports governanceSports businessHilton Head IslandSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bbc0fc786524c2db838cf3f54f169a3Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:44:25 GMTValcke: Brazilian cities must organize fanfestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64fd3d9b31904163b8cb128ba462ccb4SAO PAULO (AP) — FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke is sending a blunt warning to Brazilian World Cup organizers, saying all 12 host cities have "no choice" and "must" organize their own fanfest.TALES AZZONIsSportsFIFA World CupSports governanceInternational soccerMen's soccer2014 FIFA World CupProfessional soccerSoccerEventsMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64fd3d9b31904163b8cb128ba462ccb4Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:25:23 GMTMexico closes clinic in hyperbaric chamber deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/667d800f3aac4b469fcd81814d074639MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have temporarily closed a private clinic after a patient was found dead inside a hyperbaric chamber.iGeneral newsHealthMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/667d800f3aac4b469fcd81814d074639Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:06:50 GMTUkraine launches operation against insurgentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c788aebb97024bd8bd30c57b731df94eSLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces launched an operation Thursday to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the country's tumultuous east, prompting new threats from Russian President Vladimir Putin.YURAS KARMANAUiGeneral newsInternational incidentsMunicipal governmentsBorder securityMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsNationalismLocal governmentsMilitary and defenseWar and unrestUkraineCrimeaRussiaMoscowKievGenevaEastern EuropeEuropeSwitzerlandWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c788aebb97024bd8bd30c57b731df94eThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:18:29 GMTABC signs Stephanopoulos to contract extensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94c38f5f0ab24377801646fa9e0a4835NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News has signed George Stephanopoulos to a contract extension, the last member of its "Good Morning America" team to agree to a new deal.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94c38f5f0ab24377801646fa9e0a4835Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:09:08 GMTUS to propose pay-for-priority Internet standardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b52caec8a75148979a346749d0320b84LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.RYAN NAKASHIMAhtBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTechnologyNetwork neutralityGovernment regulationsTechnology issuesTelecommunicationsIndustriesInternet technologyComputing and information technologyProducts and servicesCorporate newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b52caec8a75148979a346749d0320b84Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:05:52 GMTStocks mostly higher on earnings gains; Apple uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab357a227d7f4f988e138721b7f27d8fNEW YORK (AP) — Mixed earnings from a large number of U.S. companies had stocks moving between modest gains and losses Thursday, despite strong results from a handful of names including Apple and Caterpillar. 3M was among those whose results disappointed investors.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate stockFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsFinancial marketsProducts and servicesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesInformation technologyRussiaUkraineUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab357a227d7f4f988e138721b7f27d8fThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:03:08 GMTAfghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c988bc655caf408faf60e6f984692410KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan government security guard opened fire Thursday on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.AMIR SHAHKAY JOHNSONiGovernment and politicsGeneral newsWar and unrestViolent crimeCrimeAfghanistanKabulUnited StatesChicagoCentral AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c988bc655caf408faf60e6f984692410Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:44:01 GMTGadget Watch: Whistle, a fitness tracker for dogshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fff74bef93c42d383efacb01efbfd91NEW YORK (AP) — Bad news for lazy dogs: A new device, called Whistle, lets pet owners track how much exercise — or sleep — their four-legged friends are getting.JOSEPH PISANIhtBusinessLifestylePersonal financeTechnologyPetsPet careDogsConsumer electronicsExerciseMobile phonesMammalsAnimalsDiet and exercisehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fff74bef93c42d383efacb01efbfd91Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:33:09 GMT'Horror,' UN Sec. Council says at S Sudan massacrehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/677fdfe198bf49909de8a16b627096b2NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Thursday expressed "horror" at the recent massacre of several hundred civilians in South Sudan, while the U.S. ambassador to the world body said she fears a deepening human catastrophe.JASON STRAZIUSOiGeneral newsMassacresDiplomacyWar and unrestRace and ethnicityHumanitarian crisesMilitary intelligenceArmed forcesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseCorporate managementCorporate newsBusinessPersonnelSouth SudanKenyaSudanNorth AfricaAfricaEast AfricaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/677fdfe198bf49909de8a16b627096b2Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:28:33 GMTUruguay to limit pot buyers to 10 grams a weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1d192be5614458f9bc675405b40742bMONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's government is still writing the rules for its legal marijuana market, two weeks overdue now, and President Jose Mujica has asked that no details be released until the regulations are published Friday or Monday.LEONARDO HABERKORNiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeRecreational drug laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsLegislatureCrimeGovernment and politicsUruguaySouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1d192be5614458f9bc675405b40742bThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:15:47 GMTJazz Fest builds on its roots after humble starthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8deac9b4d4cd47f0b557b72f707bfa28NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jazz clarinetist Orange Kellin remembers playing the first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 1970, when small crowds turned out to see a handful of performances.STACEY PLAISANCEeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentFairs and festivalsAccommodationsTravelLifestyleProfessional basketballBasketballSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsRecreation and leisureNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8deac9b4d4cd47f0b557b72f707bfa28Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:29:11 GMTFamilies of ferry's lost confront SKorea officialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a70b9c2da1548eeae65e93d4a16240eJINDO, South Korea (AP) — Angry relatives of some of the more than 120 people still missing from the sinking of the ferry Sewol surrounded the fisheries minister and the coast guard chief Thursday, preventing them from leaving the area where families have been waiting for word of their loved ones for more than a week.GILLIAN WONGYOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a70b9c2da1548eeae65e93d4a16240eThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:32:36 GMTUniversity: Unclear if sperm mix-up intentionalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be904da75d434cca93e1cd0be3f94901SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah says investigators cannot determine if a couple's sperm sample was intentionally switched with that of a convicted felon working at its fertility clinic 20 years ago.aGeneral newsScienceInfertilitySexual and reproductive healthHealthUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be904da75d434cca93e1cd0be3f94901Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:32:43 GMTCosta Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5534c9be08384e169067cc62b364325aSAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The Costa Rican government says it's waiting for the Obama administration to explain why it improperly devised a secret "Cuban Twitter" network from inside the Central American nation's borders despite warnings in 2009 that the plan could jeopardize the two countries' diplomatic relations.ALBERTO ARCEJACK GILLUMJAVIER CORDOBAiGeneral newsEmbassiesSocial mediaDiplomacyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsOnline mediaMediaCosta RicaSan JoseCentral AmericaUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5534c9be08384e169067cc62b364325aThu, 24 Apr 2014 15:41:31 GMT2-week truce for hot sauce maker, California cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba7eb05191fd499dafa58b7e2cbbb47eLOS ANGELES (AP) — A cooling-off period has been called in the fight between the makers of Sriracha hot sauce and the Southern California city that says its air is too spicy to bear.aBusinessGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba7eb05191fd499dafa58b7e2cbbb47eThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:25:20 GMTAetna's 1Q profit jumps 36 pct, forecast climbshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769b1efc8fc549498b74f92b23e395bfAetna's first-quarter net income soared 36 percent, fueled by gains from a multi-billion-dollar acquisition, and the health insurer hiked its 2014 earnings forecast above Wall Street estimates.TOM MURPHYfBusinessGovernment programsFinancial performanceCorporate newsHealth care industryIndustriesFinancial servicesGovernment and politicsGovernment-funded health insurancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/769b1efc8fc549498b74f92b23e395bfThu, 24 Apr 2014 15:44:17 GMTJ&J: Business doing well on new product approvalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f71fab94b8b94a4a9bb5877f71b529acNEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky says all three of its business segments are doing well and made significant medical advances last year.The Associated PressfBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsProducts and servicesNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f71fab94b8b94a4a9bb5877f71b529acThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:20:14 GMT10 Things to See: A week of top AP photoshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f00c78e1b304fb28b505ffede0cbf42Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.The Associated PressaGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f00c78e1b304fb28b505ffede0cbf42Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:57:45 GMTChicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aef51c84b358469b8e2f247989f3a5f3CHICAGO (AP) — One of the three American doctors killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire Thursday at a Kabul hospital was a pediatrician from Chicago, a family member said.CARLA K. JOHNSONDON BABWINaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAfghanistanChicagoKabulCentral AsiaAsiaIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aef51c84b358469b8e2f247989f3a5f3Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:57:11 GMTUS proposes pay-for-priority Internet standardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd771de8ea334873b6184e646ab0b200LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.RYAN NAKASHIMAhtBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTechnologyNetwork neutralityGovernment regulationsTechnology issuesTelecommunicationsIndustriesInternet technologyComputing and information technologyProducts and servicesCorporate newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd771de8ea334873b6184e646ab0b200Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:44:01 GMTAfter court drama, Oklahoma to have 2 executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2f58436da714686a91c5335718323c3OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin says two death row inmates at the center of the state's legal flap will both be executed Tuesday, the state's first double execution since 1937.SEAN MURPHYaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2f58436da714686a91c5335718323c3Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:32:59 GMTPuerto Rico govt seeks to lure wealthy investorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e93686b89c6c4ea89e080986f954331dSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico hopes to persuade wealthy investors to bet on the U.S. territory at a two-day conference aimed at attracting new money amid the island's struggles to recover from a nearly eight-year recession.DANICA COTOiBusinessGeneral newsSummitsEconomyState governmentsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsGovernment financeGovernment business and financePuerto RicoSan JuanUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e93686b89c6c4ea89e080986f954331dThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:27:05 GMTSaudi Arabia reports pilgrim infected with MERShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d3c9eb30e8c44c4b9375a76845168dfRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — In the past 24 hours, Saudi Arabia has reported four new deaths from a Middle East virus related to SARS and 36 more cases of infection, including a Turkish pilgrim in Mecca.ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRIiGovernment and politicsGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesIslamDiseases and conditionsLung diseaseReligionSocial affairsSaudi ArabiaJiddahRiyadhMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d3c9eb30e8c44c4b9375a76845168dfThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:21:33 GMTUkraine kills 2, Russia ramps up exerciseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3126b3da0ba444198e1e12102b381524SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces moved in and killed at least two pro-Russia insurgents in the country's tumultuous east Thursday, an escalation that prompted new threats from Russian President Vladimir Putin.YURAS KARMANAUiGeneral newsBorder securityGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseUkraineRussiaMoscowKievEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3126b3da0ba444198e1e12102b381524Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:49:30 GMTSmart Spending: Get your groove on, on a budgethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a42e26d697824e6f99b96cbf43a33518NEW YORK (AP) — As the air gets warmer and spring blossoms, the season of music festivals is upon us. From Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Tennessee in June to Lollapalooza in Chicago in August, music lovers across the country will soon begin to flocking to festivals, which can draw hundreds of thousands of fans.MAE ANDERSONfBusinessArts and entertainmentLifestylePersonal financeMusicEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a42e26d697824e6f99b96cbf43a33518Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:42:10 GMTGroup committed to Afghanistan despite shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e75c8159eafc4236967abd6ec1cbb36bLEMOYNE, Pa. (AP) — Officials at a U.S. health care nonprofit say they are working closely with authorities investigating a shooting at their Kabul hospital that killed three American physicians and wounded a U.S. nurse.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAfghanistanUnited StatesPennsylvaniaCentral AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e75c8159eafc4236967abd6ec1cbb36bThu, 24 Apr 2014 15:12:46 GMTArgentina's Congress approves $5B Repsol indemnityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9ee6dd873f7466dab8e2e039b55c1afBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina is hoping to have an easier time attracting international investors to exploit its oil and gas fields now that lawmakers have agreed to pay $5 billion to the Spanish company Grupo Repsol for its controlling stake in the YPF oil company.DEBORA REYiBusinessGeneral newsLegislatureEnergy industryIndustriesGovernment and politicsArgentinaSpainSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9ee6dd873f7466dab8e2e039b55c1afThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:27:18 GMTGOP senators attack Obama deportations reviewhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf66fc958e0441828d6bd87685cf8b56WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators accused President Barack Obama Thursday of displaying "an astonishing disregard for the Constitution, the rule of law and the rights of American citizens" by considering administrative changes to the nation's deportations policy.ERICA WERNERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsConstitutionsLegislatureImmigrationPolitical partiesSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf66fc958e0441828d6bd87685cf8b56Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:44:40 GMTNRA seeks universal gun law at national meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe96d9e1d28f4c9d86d0fb9f256e976bINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The National Rifle Association's annual meeting is bringing a renewed push for a law requiring all 50 states to recognize concealed carry gun permits from other states.CHARLES D. WILSONaGeneral newsWeapons laws and regulationsGun politicsState governmentsGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe96d9e1d28f4c9d86d0fb9f256e976bThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:40:09 GMTNew date for first lady's Kansas graduation speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58ee7d83a3684bb6a5cbc29e7ba2180eTOKYO (AP) — Michelle Obama is rearranging plans for a speech before graduating high school seniors in Topeka, Kan., in the face of protests that her appearance at a combined graduation ceremony for five schools would limit seating for families and friends.DARLENE SUPERVILLElLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationshipsPrimary and secondary educationGraduationGraduation ceremoniesEducationSocial affairsOccasionsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryTopekaJapanUnited StatesKansasNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58ee7d83a3684bb6a5cbc29e7ba2180eThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:29:41 GMTMarkets muted despite Apple, Facebookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2a402394147464b9b148d4422012a2fLONDON (AP) — Solid earnings from Apple and Facebook helped shore up global markets on Thursday despite other disappointing earnings and an earlier hefty retreat in Tokyo.PAN PYLASYURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsSocial mediaCurrency marketsOnline mediaMediaStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyJapanTokyoEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2a402394147464b9b148d4422012a2fThu, 24 Apr 2014 15:50:31 GMTAverage US 30-year mortgage rate up to 4.33 pcthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0c449abd1cd48cf9424ef14ddcc8ff8WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week as the spring home-buying season has gotten off to a slow start.JOSH BOAKwBusinessGeneral newsHome salesHome buyingPersonal loansPersonal financeReal estateFinancial servicesIndustriesEconomyResidential real estateLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0c449abd1cd48cf9424ef14ddcc8ff8Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:06:51 GMTArmy: Airstrikes in Pakistan tribal region kill 37http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85b5c9a738414d0abe6d706bc0a557edKARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani warplanes attacked insurgent hideouts in the tribal region near the Afghan border, killing 37 suspected militants and wounding 18, army officials said Thursday, as authorities hold peace negotiations with the Taliban.ADIL JAWADiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsBombingsDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsKarachiPakistanIslamabadSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85b5c9a738414d0abe6d706bc0a557edThu, 24 Apr 2014 15:21:29 GMTUN Security Council threatens sanctions at S.Sudanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afaee4d5808b4813b55ec0990482885eUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is expressing rare "horror" at the recent massacre of civilians in South Sudan and threatens sanctions.iGeneral newsEthnic conflictsForeign policyGovernment policyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsSouth SudanSudanNorth AfricaAfricaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afaee4d5808b4813b55ec0990482885eThu, 24 Apr 2014 15:09:16 GMTKiev: Moscow is backing eastern separatistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/951335e9a6af4cd5a1c811cb2351436aSLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's acting president has accused Russia of backing separatists in the country's restive east and demanded that Moscow stop its intimidation campaign and leave his country alone.YURAS KARMANAUiGovernment and politicsGeneral newsUkraineMoscowRussiaKievEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/951335e9a6af4cd5a1c811cb2351436aThu, 24 Apr 2014 15:17:23 GMTParents of infant found dead held on drug chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d874775a247744619ecda0eb02516ce5SYLVESTER, Ga. (AP) — A couple whose infant daughter was found dead at their home fled from Mississippi, driving with their 2-year-old daughter to Georgia, where they were held Thursday on felony drug warrants, officials in both states said.aGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimeGeorgiaMississippiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d874775a247744619ecda0eb02516ce5Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:51:07 GMTFlorida school stops serving soda before testshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d22e746d82b34013a2bcff64a20bff62MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida elementary school has stopped a long-standing practice of serving students Mountain Dew before standardized tests.aGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationStudent testingEducation standardsMountainsEducationSocial affairsEnvironment and natureMelbourneFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d22e746d82b34013a2bcff64a20bff62Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:28:03 GMTSenate's newest class speaks out on foreign policyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88e11093e9f2429ea3ea15dc14fad2beWASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh voices in the U.S. Senate are speaking loudly on foreign policy, a new generation of Republicans and Democrats who reflect a war-weary nation cautious about America's next moves.DONNA CASSATAwTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrestGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureForeign policySeptember 11 attacksDrone surveillance and warfareInternational relationsNeo-conservatismGovernment policyEventsDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseConservatismUnited StatesCrimeaDistrict of ColumbiaAfghanistanRussiaSyriaUkraineMiddle EastNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropeCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88e11093e9f2429ea3ea15dc14fad2beThu, 24 Apr 2014 16:56:57 GMT