FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:32:08 -0700Kenya sends 91 Somalis to Mogadishu amid crackdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5532dea4b7cd49a381eba10a67bc0e9cNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's police chief says 91 Somali nationals have been deported to Mogadishu.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeKenyaNairobiMogadishuEast AfricaAfricaSomaliahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5532dea4b7cd49a381eba10a67bc0e9cThu, 17 Apr 2014 10:00:40 GMTIsrael arrests Arab journalist over Lebanon visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d84eb7a80f846ec87a547a6a8c9aec5JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Shin Bet intelligence service said on Thursday that it has detained a young Israeli Arab journalist for traveling to Lebanon, which Israel considers an enemy country.iGeneral newsJournalismArrestsJournalistsNews mediaMediaLaw and orderCrimeIsraelLebanonMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d84eb7a80f846ec87a547a6a8c9aec5Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:53:47 GMTWestwood takes early lead at Malaysian Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48c4f81fe57f4fbd95cc7b93bd34e6e4KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Determined to end a two-year title drought, Lee Westwood shot a 7-under 65 Thursday to take the lead at storm-affected Malaysian Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48c4f81fe57f4fbd95cc7b93bd34e6e4Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:58:16 GMTSalsa great Cheo Feliciano dies in car crash at 78http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e9796909bd6475aba2edf7d7bdc1485SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Police say Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano has died in a car accident in the U.S. territory. He was 78.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPuerto RicoCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e9796909bd6475aba2edf7d7bdc1485Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:56:05 GMTPortland plans reservoir flush after teen citedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd47951963644d70a146fdbb415671c7PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Call it the Big Flush 2, and this time the sequel promises to be much bigger than the original.STEVEN DUBOISaGeneral newsHealthCrimeWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and naturePortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd47951963644d70a146fdbb415671c7Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:22:44 GMTNas kicks off Tribeca with documentary, concerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2fdd18dc73949daaea3127c737443e9NEW YORK (AP) — The raw New York lyricism of Nas kicked off the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival with an exuberant hip-hop beat.JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentMusicDocumentariesTribeca Film FestivalEventsQueensManhattanNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2fdd18dc73949daaea3127c737443e9Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:01:39 GMTEU warns Russia against using gas for politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2f6398fbd804baa972a53b2f87b2780BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is warning Russia that interfering with gas deliveries to Ukraine to apply political pressure would backfire by damaging its reputation as a reliable supplier for the EU.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRussiaEuropeUkraineEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2f6398fbd804baa972a53b2f87b2780Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:17:06 GMTObama praises Biden, but doesn't endorse for 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1ecae43a8734539b83a9e265ab1f3cbWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is keeping to himself his favorite to succeed him in the White House.pGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1ecae43a8734539b83a9e265ab1f3cbThu, 17 Apr 2014 11:51:50 GMTWeak Barbie sales weigh on Mattel 1Qhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0437b4bdedd84322b6f2f02414479140EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0437b4bdedd84322b6f2f02414479140Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:51:22 GMTServier, lab founder in drug scandal, dies at 92http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e131e4a05dfa4e7a846db7fb4eec7cbfPARIS (AP) — Jacques Servier, the founder of France's second-largest pharmaceutical group who became ensnared in a scandal over a diabetes drug widely used for weight loss, has died.iBusinessGeneral newsMedicationObituariesDiagnosis and treatmentHealthFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e131e4a05dfa4e7a846db7fb4eec7cbfThu, 17 Apr 2014 11:50:10 GMTTexas town recovering, year after deadly blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a754cf16ee2b4a088bb57a859d38ddbaWEST, Texas (AP) — As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby. Then came the deafening explosion.EMILY SCHMALLNOMAAN MERCHANTaGeneral newsExplosionsFiresAccidents and disastersSeniorsAccidentsMaterials industryIndustriesBusinessTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a754cf16ee2b4a088bb57a859d38ddbaThu, 17 Apr 2014 11:56:49 GMTPutin hopes no need to send troops into Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fab4237efa647a1ab0178c92df528cbMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected claims that Russian special forces are fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but recognized for the first time that the troops in unmarked uniforms who had overtaken Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula before its annexation by Moscow were Russian soldiers.VLADIMIR ISACHENKOViGeneral newsGovernment and politicsProtests and demonstrationsReferendumsPolitical and civil unrestElectionsCrimeaRussiaUkraineMoscowMoldovaKievEuropeUnited StatesBlack SeaEastern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fab4237efa647a1ab0178c92df528cbThu, 17 Apr 2014 11:32:15 GMTTiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05ded47b30ed41b092a77b467c6f479fPARIS (AP) — Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency told The Associated Press.LORI HINNANThtBusinessGeneral newsProduction facilitiesEnergy and the environmentTechnologyUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryAccidentsAccidents and disastersCorporate newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureIndustrial products and servicesFranceParisJapanUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05ded47b30ed41b092a77b467c6f479fThu, 17 Apr 2014 12:24:13 GMTChina says man attacked checkpoint in Xinjianghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc9e52cbb1f54c5381ac9c191f207519BEIJING (AP) — China says police killed a youth who attacked a checkpoint in the restive northwestern Xinjiang region, contradicting allegations he was gunned down after running a red light.iGeneral newsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc9e52cbb1f54c5381ac9c191f207519Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:01:07 GMTPost Holdings to buy Michael Foods for $2.45Bhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97e1ac7ae3b34f999c45188a9be9a9caST. LOUIS (AP) — Cereal maker Post Holdings Inc. is buying fellow packaged food maker Michael Foods Inc. in a $2.45 billion deal that will expand Post's range of products.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97e1ac7ae3b34f999c45188a9be9a9caThu, 17 Apr 2014 10:46:32 GMTFord to sell Lincoln cars in China for first timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f574220797d4cfb95e0bba06e75ccbbBEIJING (AP) — Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will sell high-end Lincoln cars in China for the first time later this year when it opens eight dealerships in seven cities.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f574220797d4cfb95e0bba06e75ccbbThu, 17 Apr 2014 10:49:42 GMTSinger Chris Brown's bodyguard goes on trial in DChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f4728e6fb494d3eb7cefd8c0d86b016WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard is going on trial on assault charges in Washington, a case that will be a preview for the musician's own trial.wArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f4728e6fb494d3eb7cefd8c0d86b016Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:07:25 GMTHeavy winter storms weigh on DuPont during 1Qhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12ff180b6ebf47efaac54f53cd1f8543DOVER, Del. (AP) — DuPont's agricultural sales suffered and its operating costs rose during extensive winter storms that dragged on first-quarter earnings, although volumes increased in the company's industrial segments and margins improved in almost every one of them.RANDALL CHASEfBusinessStormsWinter weatherFinancial performanceCorporate newsWeatherGeneral newsNorth AmericaDoverDelawareUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12ff180b6ebf47efaac54f53cd1f8543Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:31:35 GMTGE 1Q earnings fall, outlook stronghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/716840d237fa4d19ac5f7a3ca16df01dNEW YORK (AP) — General Electric posted lower first-quarter net income than a year ago because last year's results included the sale of NBC Universal. But the company said its industrial divisions performed well and the economic environment was "positive."JONATHAN FAHEYfBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/716840d237fa4d19ac5f7a3ca16df01dThu, 17 Apr 2014 11:45:39 GMTRosberg expects another tight race in Shanghaihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e363e1ba9ce42839df903c7dacba6ddSHANGHAI (AP) — Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg expects another tight race with teammate Lewis Hamilton this weekend at the Chinese Grand Prix, although hopefully with a different ending.JUSTIN BERGMANsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingShanghaiBahrainChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e363e1ba9ce42839df903c7dacba6ddThu, 17 Apr 2014 11:40:17 GMTKentucky jury convicts ex-priest in sodomy casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7faf552c6f8432395da48b6fa0252a9LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A jury has convicted a former Catholic priest of three counts of sodomy in a case stemming from the 1970s.DYLAN LOVANaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsReligionLaw and orderReligious issuesSocial affairsSocial issuesLouisvilleKentuckyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7faf552c6f8432395da48b6fa0252a9Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:46:55 GMTSamples collected from oil slick not from planehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/539b970c81c94146b227dae13eaa33b1PERTH, Australia (AP) — Investigators were analyzing data collected by a robotic submarine that completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane, but say tests have ruled out that a nearby oil slick came from the aircraft.MARGIE MASONiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsOceansEnvironment and natureAustraliaMalaysiaIndian OceanOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/539b970c81c94146b227dae13eaa33b1Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:51:47 GMTGunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c007ada61d9f4b86944c423a96cc1899BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants launched a brazen attack on a military base in a restive area in northern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding 12, officials said.SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsMilitary facilitiesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsTerrorismIraqBaghdadMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c007ada61d9f4b86944c423a96cc1899Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:14:37 GMTOrdnance rendered safe; Calif. evacuations liftedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89fb843f459945acab77f5dabcd8301eSOLVANG, Calif. (AP) — Evacuees from hundreds of homes and businesses in the Central California town of Solvang were returning early Thursday after experts removed a military ordnance found in the town's business district and rendered it safe.aGeneral newsEvacuationsBomb threatsCaliforniaSanta MariaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89fb843f459945acab77f5dabcd8301eThu, 17 Apr 2014 10:09:33 GMTUkraine: 3 killed after Black Sea base attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3365d04d46d5481081c791effa1d88b7KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Three pro-Russian protesters were killed and 13 injured during an attempted overnight raid on a Ukrainian National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine's authorities said.NATALIYA VASILYEVAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsCrimeWar and unrestUkraineCrimeaRussiaMoscowKievDnipropetrovskBlack SeaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3365d04d46d5481081c791effa1d88b7Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:56:27 GMTPhilip Morris Int'l 1Q profit falls nearly 12 pcthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0719d8bf58674b0bb420f62d7ed63a8aRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Philip Morris International Inc. said Thursday that its first-quarter profit dropped nearly 12 percent as cigarette sales fell in the overseas markets that it serves and it was hurt by foreign exchange rates for the U.S. dollar.MICHAEL FELBERBAUMfBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsRichmondUnited StatesVirginiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0719d8bf58674b0bb420f62d7ed63a8aThu, 17 Apr 2014 12:09:39 GMTChipotle 1Q profit misses view, sales surgehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f42c558feb47402b9831583f8aea3afbDENVER (AP) — Mexican food chain Chipotle's first-quarter net income rose 8 percent as higher costs offset a sales surge as more customers bought its burritos and other fare.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f42c558feb47402b9831583f8aea3afbThu, 17 Apr 2014 12:29:10 GMTPepsiCo 1Q jumps on snack sales, cost cutshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ef1296c557245d7b467b8c405dafe9aNEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo reported a stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit as the company slashed costs and sold more snacks around the world.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ef1296c557245d7b467b8c405dafe9aThu, 17 Apr 2014 11:31:32 GMTAlgerians trickle to polls in presidential votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e705f85d7614f2490eb17c7a1ad0829ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians trickled into voting booths Thursday to elect the president of this oil-rich North African nation in an election expected to be dominated by the ailing incumbent running for a fourth term.PAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsElectionsNational electionsGovernment and politicsAlgeriaAlgiersNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e705f85d7614f2490eb17c7a1ad0829Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:02:45 GMTJones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Canneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/504f4126c52a480c96c69f14ccbde2dcPARIS (AP) — A Tommy Lee Jones western and a David Cronenberg exposé about Hollywood's culture are among the 18 films vying for the top prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.JAMEY KEATENeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentCannes Film FestivalEventsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/504f4126c52a480c96c69f14ccbde2dcThu, 17 Apr 2014 12:03:20 GMTFilms by Tommy Lee Jones, Jean Luc Godard among 18 movies in running for top Cannes prizehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d02cbd386912438da217885b6f7cca28PARIS (AP) — Films by Tommy Lee Jones, Jean Luc Godard among 18 movies in running for top Cannes prize.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCannes Film FestivalEventsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d02cbd386912438da217885b6f7cca28Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:06:53 GMTFull docket for judge in Detroit bankruptcy casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14e03d73ae5f4bf99ec963bbd6189d45DETROIT (AP) — The judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy is holding a hearing during a week of significant breakthroughs in the case.aBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14e03d73ae5f4bf99ec963bbd6189d45Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:23:47 GMTOpenings set to start in NY trial of Egyptian imamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4e70dfe150b42ce8e9e265f8938fd15NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers are poised to make opening statements in the trial of an Egyptian Islamic preacher charged with conspiring to support al-Qaida in part by trying to open a training camp in Oregon.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4e70dfe150b42ce8e9e265f8938fd15Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:09:15 GMTUN: Iran cuts stock closest to nuke-arms gradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77f9f31ba168431493d863f2f2b327cfVIENNA (AP) — Iran has converted most of a nuclear stockpile that it could have turned quickly into weapons-grade uranium into less volatile forms as part of a deal with six world powers, the U.N. atomic agency reported Thursday.GEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsNuclear weaponsWeapons of mass destructionForeign policyGovernment policyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77f9f31ba168431493d863f2f2b327cfThu, 17 Apr 2014 10:56:31 GMTTurkey debates controversial spy agency billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddfb2274e8c4458cb315397753771f1aANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament looks set to pass a bill that increases the powers and immunities of the country's spy agency. It is the latest in a string of moves critics say is undermining democracy in the country that is a candidate to join the European Union.iGeneral newsLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddfb2274e8c4458cb315397753771f1aThu, 17 Apr 2014 10:37:34 GMTKey things to know as Algeria votes for presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4a87948bf2b41e79dba9a170e2211f1ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians went to the polls Thursday to elect the president of their oil-rich country, a key U.S. ally in the fight against terror and a major natural gas provider to Europe. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is expected to win, despite suffering a stroke that left him unable to campaign for a fourth term in office.The Associated PressiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsTerrorismWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseAlgeriaAlgiersNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4a87948bf2b41e79dba9a170e2211f1Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:00:02 GMTPalme d'Or contenders at Cannes Film Festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dddd4178d5614080a2cc2d94e2746362Films in competition for the 2014 Palme d'Or award at the May 14-25 Cannes Film Festival. The name of the film is followed by its director.The Associated PresseArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentCannes Film FestivalEventsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dddd4178d5614080a2cc2d94e2746362Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:26:16 GMTBritain's Co-op posts loss in 'disastrous' yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e6ae4ab2a704811b65ce7b92b173be4LONDON (AP) — The Co-operative Group, Britain's largest mutual society, on Thursday posted a 2.5 billion-pound ($3.04 billion) loss for 2013, a year its chief executive called "disastrous."fBusinessUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e6ae4ab2a704811b65ce7b92b173be4Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:14:04 GMTBlast on site of ammunition plant kills 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68686d7b8b8c41af8614839c02606b41NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An explosion and fire at a Tennessee plant where ammunition is made killed one person and injured three others.SHEILA BURKEaGeneral newsExplosionsFiresAccidents and disastersAccidentsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTennesseeNashvilleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68686d7b8b8c41af8614839c02606b41Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:49:04 GMTUnitedHealth's 1Q profit tumbles 8 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a32f997adb29418d980b59a255aa49c3UnitedHealth Group's first-quarter net income slid 8 percent as fees and funding cuts from the health care overhaul helped dent the performance of the nation's largest health insurer.TOM MURPHYfBusinessGovernment-funded health insuranceFinancial performanceCorporate newsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment programshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a32f997adb29418d980b59a255aa49c3Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:03:27 GMTCourt extends NYC officer's weapons case in Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59a87b0c3d604dbd9dfff3435a2e66faNEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court said Thursday it won't rule before July 1 on the case of a New York City police officer arrested in New Delhi on a weapons charge.iGeneral newsArrestsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderIndiaNew YorkNew York CitySouth AsiaAsiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59a87b0c3d604dbd9dfff3435a2e66faThu, 17 Apr 2014 11:22:12 GMTUnion Pacific railroad's 1Q profit up 14 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/775caaac6e6f43d094e559104bdc9b20OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The harsh winter didn't keep Union Pacific railroad from delivering 14 percent higher quarterly profit as it hauled more agricultural, industrial and coal shipments.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsOmahaNebraskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/775caaac6e6f43d094e559104bdc9b20Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:27:29 GMTuFly fires flight instructor who appeared on CNNhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03b60c25e0ba4e759eba96ee0d28dbd0TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian flight simulator business fired an instructor who figured prominently in CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, saying he showed up late to his regular job and "shamed Canadians" by dressing like a teenager.ROB GILLIESeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentCanadaTorontoNorth AmericaOntariohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03b60c25e0ba4e759eba96ee0d28dbd0Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:21:18 GMTUkraine, US work to reduce tensions with Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46462d41215b45d8a13b7f859e788e5fGENEVA (AP) — Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest.JULIE PACELARA JAKESiGovernment and politicsInternational relationsDiplomacyArmed forcesRebellions and uprisingsForeign policyGovernment policyMilitary and defenseWar and unrestGeneral newsUkraineRussiaMoscowKievUnited StatesGenevaEuropeEastern EuropeNorth AmericaSwitzerlandWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46462d41215b45d8a13b7f859e788e5fThu, 17 Apr 2014 12:06:38 GMTNigeria: Fate of 100+ abducted girls unknownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22e5e42b7e984bb585d2c6cdfbf07a47MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The fate of more than 100 girls and young women abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty Thursday when their school principal denied a report from Nigeria's military that almost all the students were free.HARUNA UMARiGeneral newsKidnappingCrimeNigeriaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22e5e42b7e984bb585d2c6cdfbf07a47Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:58:10 GMTMorgan Stanley's income rose 18 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c4d78741867419f94c17a67df699bd2NEW YORK (AP) — Investment bank Morgan Stanley said Thursday that its first-quarter income rose 18 percent from a year ago, helped by higher earnings in its trading and merger and acquisitions advisory businesses.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c4d78741867419f94c17a67df699bd2Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:28:26 GMTChairman of China conglomerate being investigatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23148dd3debf49a8a15191a8055d0b70BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party says the chairman of a massive state-owned conglomerate is being investigated for corruption, nine months after the government audited the company.iBusinessGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsCorporate newsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23148dd3debf49a8a15191a8055d0b70Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:17:53 GMTGoldman Sachs earnings fall 11 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85b3b7d16fa5461e86e26ac25a2dd4b8NEW YORK (AP) — Investment bank Goldman Sachs says its first-quarter earnings fell as fixed income trading slumped.STEVE ROTHWELLaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85b3b7d16fa5461e86e26ac25a2dd4b8Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:03:51 GMTIndia struggles with rebel threats during electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ec8689e3dfa4dfa8fa317dfa8da4b5aRAJNANDGAON, India (AP) — Indians cast ballots Thursday on the biggest day of voting in the country's weekslong general election, streaming into polling stations even in areas where leftist rebels threatened violence over the plight of India's marginalized and poor.KATY DAIGLEiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsWar casualtiesWar and unrestGuerrilla warfareVotingGovernment and politicsGeneral electionsElectionsIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ec8689e3dfa4dfa8fa317dfa8da4b5aThu, 17 Apr 2014 11:34:23 GMTNadal eases into Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87085371163c4cedb80d85a117b94370MONACO (AP) — Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal had little trouble reaching the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters, beating Italian Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-3 on Thursday.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMonacoMonte CarloWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87085371163c4cedb80d85a117b94370Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:22:59 GMT