FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 01 Feb 2015 06:43:02 -0800Murray to move into 4th, Wawrinka drops to 9th in rankingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b17afae53dcd4d50bf969e0f2159f221MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray's fourth loss in four finals at the Australian Open on Sunday still netted him a gain in the ATP computer rankings, moving him from sixth spot to fourth in the rankings list set to be issued Monday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsEventsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b17afae53dcd4d50bf969e0f2159f221Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:36:30 GMTRed Bull, Williams, Mercedes launch their F1 cars for 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/300727d00dc94084956dcd0b8e42552fJEREZ, Spain (AP) — Red Bull and Williams have launched the Formula One cars they hope will be able to better compete with Mercedes when the new season starts in six weeks' time.sSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/300727d00dc94084956dcd0b8e42552fSun, 01 Feb 2015 14:37:31 GMTEgyptian official: Australian journalist Peter Greste freed, on his way to airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9b4515a3576428abe1225a367b2dea8CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian official: Australian journalist Peter Greste freed, on his way to airport.iGeneral newsJournalistsNews mediaMediaEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9b4515a3576428abe1225a367b2dea8Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:24:59 GMTWhere the Democratic contenders stand in the 2016 racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b01c66d832049de86d623256c3ecd71WASHINGTON (AP) — Unlike the active jockeying among Republicans thinking about running for president, there is little public action among the Democratic considering a White House bid. Here's a look at where they stand.By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b01c66d832049de86d623256c3ecd71Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:27:48 GMTRegulators prepare rules on payday loans to shield borrowershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/562e26a4a1d04147b724d6eeafee7925WASHINGTON (AP) — Troubled by consumer complaints and loopholes in state laws, federal regulators are putting together the first-ever rules on payday loans aimed at helping cash-strapped borrowers avoid falling into a cycle of high-rate debt.By HOPE YENwBusinessPersonal financeGovernment and politicsPersonal loansConsumer affairsLegislatureIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsFinancial servicesIndustriesOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/562e26a4a1d04147b724d6eeafee7925Sun, 01 Feb 2015 13:11:08 GMTOlympic ski jump champ Vogt wins World Cup event in Austriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd42fb32eb7f4e7f845100a415d273eaHINZENBACH, Austria (AP) — Olympic ski jump champion Carina Vogt of Germany won a women's World Cup event Sunday for her second career victory, two weeks after her maiden win in Zao, Japan.sSportsNordic skiingWomen's skiingSkiingWomen's sportsAustriaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd42fb32eb7f4e7f845100a415d273eaSun, 01 Feb 2015 13:01:42 GMTArabic news channel backed by Saudi prince goes on airhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18210537beca44f0af463db93ee14262MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The fight for Arabic news viewers is heating up.iBusinessGeneral newsTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionBahrainManamaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18210537beca44f0af463db93ee14262Sun, 01 Feb 2015 13:49:44 GMTOfficials meet to address safety after aviation calamitieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b205d8d85f3844f998c6232401e8f91dWASHINGTON (AP) — Government and aviation industry officials from dozens of countries are meeting in Montreal this week to try to find consensus on how to keep from losing airliners like the one that vanished without a trace in Asia and another shot down in Eastern Europe.By JOAN LOWYwBusinessGovernment and politicsTransportation safetySummitsDisappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370OceansTransportationGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersInternational relationsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTelecommunicationsEventsEnvironment and natureNetherlandsMalaysiaUnited StatesIndian OceanKuala LumpurWestern EuropeEuropeSoutheast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b205d8d85f3844f998c6232401e8f91dSun, 01 Feb 2015 14:29:04 GMTUN says violence in Iraq kills at least 1,375 in Januaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/995db2991ae6401eb18a9ff0256bdadfBAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations mission to Iraq said Sunday that violence in the country amid the war against the extremist Islamic State group killed at least 1,375 people in January.By SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsWar and unrestWar casualtiesBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/995db2991ae6401eb18a9ff0256bdadfSun, 01 Feb 2015 12:34:23 GMTA look at rates for payday loan usage, broken down by statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b7fcb52c8ff4f71ad66cbcd9cac8ac0The share of people in each state who reported taking out a payday loan in the past five years, which ranged from 1 percent to 13 percent, according to a 2012 survey by Pew Charitable Trusts. Because the Pew survey was only conducted in the continental U.S., the figures do not include Alaska or Hawaii. In cases where states had too few survey respondents, the percentage is not reported and marked with an X:By The Associated PressaBusinessGovernment and politicsPersonal loansCustomer statisticsPersonal financeCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b7fcb52c8ff4f71ad66cbcd9cac8ac0Sun, 01 Feb 2015 13:12:28 GMTUS defense contractor says staff targeted in Saudi shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa02d94f47234abe932197bb97bb0a78DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. defense contractor confirmed Sunday that two of its American employees were shot at in Saudi Arabia, marking the second time in less than four months that the company's staff has been targeted.By ADAM SCHRECKiGeneral newsWar and unrestIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSaudi ArabiaRiyadhDubaiUnited StatesMiddle EastUnited Arab EmiratesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa02d94f47234abe932197bb97bb0a78Sun, 01 Feb 2015 11:07:32 GMTDjokovic takes 1st set of Australian Open finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90b6696dba7c425893428719ce3f5884MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic has taken the first set of the Australian Open men's final against Andy Murray 7-6 (5) on Sunday night.sSportsMen's tennisMen's sportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90b6696dba7c425893428719ce3f5884Sun, 01 Feb 2015 10:03:21 GMTAPNewsBreak: Obama ties foreign profits tax to public workshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae8d7c566bee431ba7984dd029d0567aWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's budget will propose an ambitious six-year, $478 billion public works program of highway, bridge and transit upgrades, half of it financed with a one-time mandatory tax on profits that U.S. companies have amassed overseas, White House officials said.By JIM KUHNHENN and ANDREW TAYLORwBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment programsEconomyLegislatureCorporate taxesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsEconomic policyGovernment policyEnergy industryIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsCorporate newsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae8d7c566bee431ba7984dd029d0567aSun, 01 Feb 2015 14:03:26 GMTObama budget offers contrasts, long-shot deals with GOPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bcc7e1be7564afcaa9937a9be64e2bbWASHINGTON (AP) — With a blend of tax hikes and spending increases, President Barack Obama's budget spells out a policy agenda that will distinguish him from Republicans who now control Congress. It also will contain what amount to opening bids for some long-shot compromises.By ANDREW TAYLOR and JIM KUHNHENNwBusinessGovernment and politicsPolitical partiesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyPolitical organizationsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bcc7e1be7564afcaa9937a9be64e2bbSun, 01 Feb 2015 10:09:35 GMTDjokovic wins 5th Australian Open title, denies Murray a 1sthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bf48758c60247a681f28ed4b0faa5f1MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and his eighth career Grand Slam while extending Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park.By DENNIS PASSAiGeneral newsSportsMen's sportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisEventsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bf48758c60247a681f28ed4b0faa5f1Sun, 01 Feb 2015 13:46:52 GMTFor Clinton, deciding how to prepare for a low-key primaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c2754c6a2d544fb82ac2a823ffa895dWASHINGTON (AP) — The challenge ahead for Hillary Rodham Clinton is one faced by few White House hopefuls: running a primary campaign in which she faces little competition, if any at all.By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical fundraisingCampaignsElectionsNational electionsIowaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c2754c6a2d544fb82ac2a823ffa895dSun, 01 Feb 2015 12:29:47 GMTAUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Expletive warning at Murray finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adcceb23866a4062a3ce9db6296695b1MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Warning: The Australian Open men's final might contain explicit language.sSportsMen's tennisAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adcceb23866a4062a3ce9db6296695b1Sun, 01 Feb 2015 10:16:14 GMTSyria state media: Bomb on Damascus bus kills 5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/758e283cd77f46d0910d678d09ed11beDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says a bomb has exploded on a bus in central Damascus, killing at least five people.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsMediaSyriaDamascusMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/758e283cd77f46d0910d678d09ed11beSun, 01 Feb 2015 12:06:57 GMTUkraine: 13 troops killed in fight with Russia-backed rebelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46921c3587c747a5b28d7c0a25de4639KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine says 13 of its servicemen have been killed and 20 wounded in the fighting with Russia-backed separatist forces over the past 24 hours.iGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsUkraineRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46921c3587c747a5b28d7c0a25de4639Sun, 01 Feb 2015 13:25:39 GMTBomb on bus in central Damascus kills 7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bde624cb50f34c3e98ce962f76425c8bDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A bomb exploded on a bus near Damascus' medieval city center on Sunday, killing at least seven people, including Lebanese Shiite pilgrims, according to Syrian activists and Lebanese media.By ALBERT AJIiGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestTransportationSyriaDamascusMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bde624cb50f34c3e98ce962f76425c8bSun, 01 Feb 2015 13:00:10 GMTSeahawks repeat would be a scary prospect for NFLhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1c8bcd8b89b441b96ad70812f7786faPHOENIX (AP) — Here are some scary thoughts for the rest of the NFL:By BARRY WILNERaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsNFL Super BowlProfessional footballSports businessEventsFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1c8bcd8b89b441b96ad70812f7786faSun, 01 Feb 2015 10:34:45 GMTJapan mourns Kenji Goto as caring and courageous reporterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/527117aca5544bbc8ff63da1367c3456TOKYO (AP) — Whether in tsunami-stricken northeastern Japan or conflict-ridden Sierra Leone, the stories of the vulnerable, the children and the poor drove the work of journalist Kenji Goto.By YURI KAGEYAMAiGeneral newsJapanSyriaMiddle EastSierra LeoneEast AsiaAsiaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/527117aca5544bbc8ff63da1367c3456Sun, 01 Feb 2015 10:14:57 GMTThousands of Hong Kongers march for democracyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/700e679ca49949169dad8624d150fa89HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators marched through Hong Kong's streets Sunday in the first major rally since mass protests last year.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsHong KongBeijingChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/700e679ca49949169dad8624d150fa89Sun, 01 Feb 2015 13:20:49 GMTRomanian mountain Ice Church draws all types of Christianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14f3a75f8b894d7cb9c75417fdf93dbaBALEA LAC, Romania (AP) — High on a remote mountain in Romania, priests have blessed a church made entirely from ice, outstanding both for its architectural style as well as being a place for religious tolerance.By NICOLAE DUMITRACHEiGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsRomaniaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14f3a75f8b894d7cb9c75417fdf93dbaSun, 01 Feb 2015 13:35:19 GMTCourt invader interrupts Australian Open men's finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79bb106080464ffd9e28280238366b88MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A protester was stopped on court by security during the Australian Open men's final between Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray on Sunday night, causing a short delay in play during the second set.iGeneral newsSportsMen's tennisMen's sportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisEventsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79bb106080464ffd9e28280238366b88Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:01:17 GMTMurray wins 2nd set of Australian Open final, level at 1-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bbf9fff0abf482692cf175c47f709caMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray has leveled the Australian Open singles final at 1-1, winning the second set 7-6 (4) after Novak Djokovic won the first 7-6 (5).sSportsMen's sportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bbf9fff0abf482692cf175c47f709caSun, 01 Feb 2015 11:19:33 GMTSerbia grants citizenship to main rival of Palestine leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e158f00803f4cc49c0dc6256e4d0701BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia has granted citizenship to a key political rival of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after he pledged millions of dollars in investments from the Emirates, where he has lived in exile, Serbian officials said Sunday.By DUSAN STOJANOVICiGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesSerbiaGaza StripMiddle EastEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e158f00803f4cc49c0dc6256e4d0701Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:37:41 GMTMcIlroy wins Dubai Desert Classichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4ea72bc46c846d1bb490c293dd3061cDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An unrelenting Rory McIlroy secured his second Dubai Desert Classic title in six years with a 2-under 70 in the final round to win by three shots on Sunday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfUnited Arab EmiratesDubaiMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4ea72bc46c846d1bb490c293dd3061cSun, 01 Feb 2015 13:20:25 GMTCairo airport official: Australian Al-Jazeera reporter has left on flight to Cyprus.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3009a0d852024b8c8452a04efe95765dCAIRO (AP) — Cairo airport official: Australian Al-Jazeera reporter has left on flight to Cyprus.iGeneral newsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3009a0d852024b8c8452a04efe95765dSun, 01 Feb 2015 14:35:43 GMTSteven Tyler headlines Rolling Stone party on Super Bowl evehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c13c55b4a0bc4c599ee2f2058c24b261SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler charged up a frenzied crowd on the eve of the Super Bowl that features his beloved New England Patriots.By JOSH HOFFNEReArts and entertainmentSportsCelebrityMusicProfessional footballNFL Super BowlEntertainmentFootballEventsArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c13c55b4a0bc4c599ee2f2058c24b261Sun, 01 Feb 2015 10:15:31 GMTKanye West, Rihanna rock DirecTV party on eve of Super Bowlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78346a7cb3924a0a85d27e945cd90b46GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The crowd at DirecTV's Super Saturday Night party came for Rihanna, and got a healthy dose of Kanye West as a bonus.By ANTHONY McCARTNEYeArts and entertainmentSportsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78346a7cb3924a0a85d27e945cd90b46Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:29:26 GMTHorror in Japan as video purports to show hostage beheadedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efc49ec1c75243c2bd59eb1eafe6163bTOKYO (AP) — Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto's purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with its non-military support for fighting terrorism.By ELAINE KURTENBACH and KARIN LAUBiGeneral newsHostage situationsTerrorismMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsJapanAmmanJordanSyriaMiddle EastEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efc49ec1c75243c2bd59eb1eafe6163bSun, 01 Feb 2015 12:13:57 GMTRights group: Egypt covering up protester deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c965b704cf344991a44ef3b540496b23CAIRO (AP) — Rights group Amnesty International on Sunday accused Egyptian authorities of intimidating witnesses and whitewashing evidence to cover up the role of security forces in the killing of more than two dozen people during protests last week.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c965b704cf344991a44ef3b540496b23Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:09:12 GMTExtremists attack biggest city in northeast Nigeriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d66a1268b5b496086de8f1555ebee7bMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian troops Sunday repelled Islamic extremists who attacked from four fronts on Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeast Nigeria, with several civilians killed by aerial bombs and grenades and mortar shells on the ground.By HARUNA UMAR and MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsRebellions and uprisingsNigeriaCameroonWest AfricaChadAfricaCentral Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d66a1268b5b496086de8f1555ebee7bSun, 01 Feb 2015 13:55:49 GMTJordan renews swap offer to free pilot held by Islamic Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fef257677ba24fbc9f14e707764d008bAMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan renewed an offer Sunday to swap an al-Qaida prisoner for a fighter pilot held captive by the Islamic State group, a day after a video purportedly showed the militants beheading a Japanese hostage.By KARIN LAUBiGeneral newsHostage situationsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsJordanAmmanMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fef257677ba24fbc9f14e707764d008bSun, 01 Feb 2015 11:38:07 GMTRights group: Egypt 'covering up' protester deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53bb19bd69d2455689317b85d8ed9ca8CAIRO (AP) — Rights group Amnesty International has accused Egyptian authorities of intimidating witnesses and whitewashing evidence in order to cover up the role of security forces in the killing of more than two dozen people during protests last week.iGeneral newsEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53bb19bd69d2455689317b85d8ed9ca8Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:40:31 GMTRihanna rocks DirecTV party on eve of Super Bowlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/955c59e9ea9d43dc91c5827e660a3b71GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The crowd at DirecTV's Super Saturday Night party came for Rihanna, and got a healthy dose of Kanye West as a bonus.By ANTHONY McCARTNEYeArts and entertainmentSportsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/955c59e9ea9d43dc91c5827e660a3b71Sun, 01 Feb 2015 11:00:36 GMTFlash floods hit Greece, destroy bridge, force evacuationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/449673d3a0304a57a0f3464a265e0369ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Flash floods caused by heavy rains have submerged large areas in northwestern Greece, forcing authorities to evacuate hundreds of people from several villages in the Epirus region.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageEvacuationsFloodsAccidents and disastersDisaster planning and responseGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/449673d3a0304a57a0f3464a265e0369Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:59:17 GMTEgypt releases Australian Al-Jazeera reporterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57d00e141a51449a9ba9aa20c2a50a97CAIRO (AP) — A senior Egyptian prison official and the country's official news agency say Al-Jazeera's Australian reporter Peter Greste has been freed from prison and is on his way to Cairo airport to leave the country.By SARAH EL DEEBiGeneral newsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57d00e141a51449a9ba9aa20c2a50a97Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:31:50 GMTToddler wounds both parents with 1 shot from handgunhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2eb7feea8ae842f5bde1c8c93529fb76ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old boy got ahold of a handgun from his mother's purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents.aGeneral newsAlbuquerqueNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2eb7feea8ae842f5bde1c8c93529fb76Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:51:03 GMTDjokovic wins 3rd set, leads 2-1 in Australian Open finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69f3d98891b74aecbd534a54455aea7aMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic won the third set of the Australian Open final over Andy Murray 6-3 to take a 2-1 lead at Rod Laver Arena on Sunday night.sSportsMen's sportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69f3d98891b74aecbd534a54455aea7aSun, 01 Feb 2015 11:58:28 GMTFlash floods hit Greece, Albania, force evacuationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d231cb9a7bce425e8c52f9717bd8a07dATHENS, Greece (AP) — Flash floods caused by heavy rains have hit northwestern Greece and southern Albania, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of villagers Sunday and destroying a famous 18th-century stone bridge.By DEMETRIS NELLAS and LLAZAR SEMINIiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsEvacuationsAccidents and disastersDisaster planning and responseGreeceAlbaniaAthensWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d231cb9a7bce425e8c52f9717bd8a07dSun, 01 Feb 2015 14:01:25 GMTEgypt antiquities showman tells the world it's safe to visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c777463f20874faca965c04e2b6ddcc3KRUGERSDORP, South Africa (AP) — Egypt's best-known archaeologist is a passionate showman with an explorer's fedora who joined the last, doomed Cabinet of President Hosni Mubarak, then resigned in a swirl of corruption allegations after the 2011 revolution ousted his patron. Admired or reviled, he is once again a frontman for Egypt, exhorting international audiences to see the heritage of a country where unrest has hit tourism hard.By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsArchaeologyPolitical resignationsScienceGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptCairoSouth AfricaJohannesburgMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricaSouthern Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c777463f20874faca965c04e2b6ddcc3Sun, 01 Feb 2015 13:54:30 GMTNovak Djokovic beats Andy Murray in 4 sets to win his 5th Australian Open titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2b70960801347c4b654157bc348d383MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray in 4 sets to win his 5th Australian Open title.iGeneral newsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsEventsTennisAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2b70960801347c4b654157bc348d383Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:22:51 GMTAnalysis: The world's problems enter Japan's psyche, againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bf48f9d58e7472893a5b4d30b5c34afTOKYO (AP) — The Japanese, who inhabit one of the safest countries in the world, have been brutally reminded that the world is a dangerous place.By KEN MORITSUGUiGeneral newsHostage situationsWorld War IIConstitutionsGovernment and politicsPublic opinionKidnappingLegislatureEventsViolent crimeCrimeSocial affairsJapanTokyoMiddle EastUnited StatesIraqEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bf48f9d58e7472893a5b4d30b5c34afSun, 01 Feb 2015 10:24:43 GMTThai luxury train locomotive catches fire, no one hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d780ee3faa54bbe877dba548e6f5e1fBANGKOK (AP) — The locomotive of a luxury train carrying about 200 mostly European tourists caught fire Sunday morning as it was leaving a station in western Thailand, but no one was hurt.iGeneral newsTransportationFiresTrain travelAccidents and disastersTravelLifestyleThailandSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d780ee3faa54bbe877dba548e6f5e1fSun, 01 Feb 2015 13:11:18 GMTRodgers wins MVP, Watt unanimous top AP defensive playerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c1855fff73849e8af9076619a719e14PHOENIX (AP) — Just living the dream. And looking for more.By BARRY WILNERsSportsCoachingProfessional footballCelebrityJournalismNews mediaMediaFootballEntertainmentArts and entertainmentArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c1855fff73849e8af9076619a719e14Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:24:55 GMTPope to visit Sarajevo to boost 'brotherhood and peace'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a64d8f4382f748dd8b8cb2cf038abd10VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he will visit Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina, in hopes of boosting efforts toward brotherhood in the country that was ravaged by war two decades ago.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsVatican CityBosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevoWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a64d8f4382f748dd8b8cb2cf038abd10Sun, 01 Feb 2015 11:52:55 GMT6 missing Bulgarians working for UN in Sudan 'released'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a204100158c415ebe05aa9f514058feCAIRO (AP) — A spokeswoman for the U.N.'s World Food Program in Sudan says a six-person Bulgarian helicopter crew has returned to South Sudan and are well a week after they went missing in a conflict-torn area.iGeneral newsEgyptSudanNorth AfricaSouth SudanMiddle EastAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a204100158c415ebe05aa9f514058feSun, 01 Feb 2015 10:38:08 GMTIran's Ahmadinejad launches website ahead of votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/220b44d66a394d5b94d7f0d31a62c1c0TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has launched a website ahead of parliamentary elections next year in a sign he may be eyeing a political comeback despite a recent corruption scandal.iGeneral newsPolitical scandalsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/220b44d66a394d5b94d7f0d31a62c1c0Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:35:21 GMT