FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Feb 2015 22:46:46 -0800Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery (AP) — Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.By KRISTEN GELINEAUhtBusinessGeneral newsScienceTechnologyDisappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370EventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAustraliaMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaOceaniaAsia, 01 Mar 2015 05:19:10 GMTMyanmar captures 9th rare white elephant, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar says it has found a rare, white elephant in the jungles of the western Ayeyarwaddy region.iGeneral newsScienceAnimalsElephantsMammalsMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaAsia, 01 Mar 2015 06:12:36 GMTSuspect in fatal Los Angeles street race turns himself in ANGELES (AP) — A man suspected of driving a Ford Mustang that struck and killed two spectators during a street race in Southern California has turned himself in.aGeneral newsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 06:45:27 GMTDesharnais scores 2 goals in Canadiens' 4-0 win over Toronto (AP) — Manny Malhotra scored his first goal with the Canadiens, Carey Price made 30 saves for his sixth shutout of the season, and Montreal beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on Saturday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMontrealTorontoQuebecCanadaNorth AmericaOntario, 01 Mar 2015 02:59:12 GMTFontaine, Dubnyk help Wild to 3-1 win over Avalanche (AP) — Justin Fontaine broke a second-period tie, and Devan Dubnyk stopped 33 shots, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night.By PAT GRAHAMsSportsSports transactionsDisaster planning and responseSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 06:08:57 GMTWinter's reach: Southwest gets snow, California awaits storm, N.M. (AP) — Parts of the Southwest dealt with a second day of snow Saturday, while a storm moved across areas of California and brought much-needed precipitation.Associated PressaGeneral newsWinter weatherStormsWeatherAccidentsAccidents and disastersCaliforniaAlbuquerqueArizonaNew MexicoDallasFort WorthIowaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 01 Mar 2015 05:11:17 GMTSouthwest gets snow; California also getting rain, N.M. (AP) — Parts of the Southwest dealt with a second day of snow Saturday, while a storm moved across areas of California and brought much-needed precipitation.Associated PressaGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherStormsAccidentsAccidents and disastersCaliforniaAlbuquerqueArizonaDallasNew MexicoFort WorthIowaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 01 Mar 2015 05:27:55 GMTAnthony Mason, rugged forward of 1990s Knicks, dies at 48 YORK (AP) — Anthony Mason's game was grit over glitz, more force than flash.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsObituariesMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 02:06:58 GMTChina's manufacturing measure shows contraction for February (AP) — An index that measures China's manufacturing activity went up slightly in February but still showed contraction amid China's economy slowdown, according to official data released Sunday.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial crisisFinancial marketsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Mar 2015 03:58:29 GMTGasol, Grizzlies withstand scare from Wolves in 101-97 win (AP) — Marc Gasol had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Mike Conley hit a big 3-pointer with 30 seconds left to lift the Memphis Grizzlies to a much-needed 101-97 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:59:06 GMTSwitzerland's Timea Bacsinszky wins Mexico Open, Mexico (AP) — Fifth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland won the Mexico Open on Saturday night for her second WTA Tour title, beating third-seeded Caroline Garcia of France 6-3, 6-0.sSportsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsMexicoSwitzerlandFranceNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 02:05:57 GMTGolf Capsules BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Padraig Harrington is a 36-hole leader on the PGA Tour for the first time in nearly five years and he knows he has a long way to go.By The Associated PresssSportsWomen's golfGolfMen's golfMen's sportsWomen's sportsFloridaSouth AfricaThailandNew ZealandUnited StatesNorth AmericaSouthern AfricaAfricaSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceania, 01 Mar 2015 04:29:15 GMTKnicks win 2nd straight, hand Raptors 5th consecutive loss YORK (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Langston Galloway made a clinching 3-pointer and the New York Knicks ended a sad Saturday for the franchise with a 103-98 victory over Toronto, the Raptors' season-high fifth straight loss.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsNew York CityTorontoNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 01 Mar 2015 03:28:08 GMTToday in History is Sunday, March 1, the 60th day of 2015. There are 305 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaCrimeLegislatureWar and unrestGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCrimeaFranceUnited StatesParisRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropeWestern EuropeNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 05:00:24 GMTCavaliers' Irving to miss second game with shoulder injury (AP) — The Cavaliers will be without at least one All-Star on Sunday in Houston.By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballTexasClevelandOhioHoustonUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 01:16:51 GMTRonda Rousey needs 14 seconds to stop Cat Zingano at UFC 184 ANGELES (AP) — Ronda Rousey has stopped every opponent she has faced in her meteoric mixed martial arts career, so a first-round victory is no shock for the UFC's bantamweight champion.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsWomen's martial artsMixed martial artsWomen's sportsJudoMartial artsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 05:54:07 GMTTop-ranked Lydia Ko wins New Zealand Women's Open, New Zealand (AP) — Top-ranked Lydia Ko won the New Zealand Women's Open on Sunday for her second straight victory.sSportsWomen's golfWomen's sportsGolfNew ZealandOceania, 01 Mar 2015 04:26:31 GMTWizards end losing streak with 99-95 win over Pistons (AP) — John Wall scored 22 points, Nene added 21 and the Washington Wizards ended their six-game losing streak with a 99-95 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 02:56:44 GMTNemtsov a possible 'sacrificial victim,' investigators say (AP) — Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power.By LYNN BERRYiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCriminal investigationsCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisProtests and demonstrationsNational governmentsEconomyViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderEventsPolitical and civil unrestBusinessTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrestRussiaMoscowUkraineChechnyaEastern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 03:27:31 GMTChief Justise: Winslow leads No. 4 Duke past Syracuse 73-54, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Justise Winslow scored a season-high 23 points and No. 4 Duke routed Syracuse 73-54 on Saturday night for its ninth straight win.By JOEDY McCREARYsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballCollege sportsBasketballMen's sportsNorth CarolinaDurhamUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 02:22:04 GMTNadal to play Monaco in final of Argentina Open AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Rafael Nadal beat Carlos Berlocq 7-6 (7), 6-2 on Saturday, setting up a final against Juan Monaco at the Argentina Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisArgentinaMonacoSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 02:09:57 GMTAP Interview: Greece's repayments to ECB need discussion, Greece (AP) — Greece will prioritize debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund, some of which come due in March, but repayments to the European Central Bank are "in a different league" and will need discussion with Greece's creditors, the country's finance minister said.By ELENA BECATOROSiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEconomyLegislatureEconomic growthGovernment financeGovernment business and financeDebt and bond marketsFinancial marketsGreeceAthensGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 05:11:05 GMTYork leads No. 7 Arizona past No. 13 Utah, 63-57 LAKE CITY (AP) — Gabe York scored five of his 12 points in the final 2 minutes as No. 7 Arizona scored the last eight points to rally past No. 13 Utah 63-57 on Saturday night.By MATTHEW COLESsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsArizonaUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 05:52:46 GMTCollinsworth leads BYU over No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70, Wash. (AP) — Kyle Collinsworth believes BYU is peaking at the right time.By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWashingtonSpokaneUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 06:20:16 GMTChristie to Calif. Republicans: No rush to pick 2016 nominee, Calif. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told California Republicans on Saturday that the party should not rush to choose a 2016 presidential nominee because of pressure from pollsters, pundits and GOP donors.By JULIET WILLIAMSaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 02:57:16 GMTWilliams' 25 points lead Nets to 104-94 win over Mavericks (AP) — Deron Williams scored 25 points, Thaddeus Young had 16 points and eight rebounds off the bench and the Brooklyn Nets topped the Dallas Mavericks 104-94 on Saturday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 04:25:21 GMTNo. 1 Kentucky beats No. 18 Arkansas 84-67 to clinch SEC, Ky. (AP) — Of all the impressive wins top-ranked Kentucky has collected in marquee games this season, Saturday's 84-67 dismantling of No. 18 Arkansas speaks a little louder than most.By GARY B. GRAVESsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsProfessional basketballKentuckyArkansasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 01:43:53 GMTVenezuela officials detain, free 4 North Dakota missionaries North Dakota missionaries were released by Venezuelan authorities Saturday after being detained and questioned for several days, a pastor at their church said.By KEVIN BURBACHaGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsVenezuelaUnited StatesDevils LakeNorth DakotaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 01:35:46 GMTBruins win 4-1, send Coyotes to 9th straight loss (AP) — The Boston Bruins are in a tight race for one of the Eastern Conference's final playoff spots, and they knew they couldn't slip up against a struggling team.By KEN POWTAKsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBostonArizonaMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:46:23 GMTRubio tells group its favored candidates are GOP leaders BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is telling the anti-tax group Club for Growth that the Senate candidates they've backed recently represent the Republican Party's new leadership.By THOMAS BEAUMONTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessState governmentsPolitical organizationsFloridaBeaumontUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 01 Mar 2015 03:36:26 GMTJindal: GOP leaders in Congress fear repealing health law BEACH, Florida (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday called congressional Republican leaders "fearful" of acting to fully repeal President Barack Obama's health care law.By THOMAS BEAUMONTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionState governmentsLegislaturePolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsHealth care policyGovernment policyPolitical organizationsFloridaBeaumontUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 01 Mar 2015 01:19:00 GMTPaul Stastny scores winner in Blues' 2-1 victory over Oilers, Alberta (AP) — Paul Stastny scored the winning goal with 5:40 left and added an assist as the St. Louis Blues edged the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Saturday night.sSportsMen's sportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyAlbertaEdmontonCanadaNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 06:03:39 GMTRubio tells Club for Growth its picks are GOP's new leaders BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio told the anti-tax group Club for Growth on Saturday that the Senate candidates they've backed recently represent the Republican Party's new leadership.By THOMAS BEAUMONTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsFloridaBeaumontUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 01 Mar 2015 03:37:31 GMTBurke scores 23, Jazz hold on for 82-75 win over Bucks LAKE CITY (AP) — Trey Burke had 23 points and six assists to help the Utah Jazz hold off the Milwaukee Bucks 82-75 on Saturday night.By KAREEM COPELANDsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 05:14:19 GMTAlaska flights canceled after volcano ash reduces visibility, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Airlines says low visibility caused by ash from Russian volcanoes is behind the cancellations of several flights in the state.aGeneral newsAir travel disruptionsVolcanoesTransportationEnvironment and natureAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:44:34 GMTSlovenia's Kosir wins 2nd straight World Cup snowboard event, Japan (AP) — Zan Kosir of Slovenia won his second straight World Cup parallel slalom snowboard event on Sunday to maintain first place in the overall standings.iGeneral newsSportsWomen's snowboardingMen's snowboardingWomen's sportsMen's sportsSnowboardingJapanSloveniaEast AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 06:32:31 GMTSenators beat Sharks 4-2 for 5th straight victory JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Mike Hoffman scored a power-play goal to break a tie midway through the third period, and the Ottawa Senators rallied from a pair of deficits to post their fifth straight win, 4-2 over the reeling San Jose Sharks on Saturday night.By JOSH DUBOWsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsSan JoseCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 05:44:49 GMTMiller's 20 help No. 14 Princeton women beat Brown 79-67, N.J. (AP) — Michelle Miller had 20 points off the bench and No. 14 Princeton moved within a win of the all-time Ivy League record for best starts ever with a 79-67 win over Brown on Saturday night.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 01:08:30 GMTNavy recognizes tribe's connection to California island NICOLAS ISLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Navy is turning over hundreds of human remains to a California Indian tribe after determining that the band has a historical connection to one of the Channel Islands.aGeneral newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 06:29:11 GMTVenezuela to shrink US Embassy staff, require tourist visas, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit the activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach.By HANNAH DREIERiGeneral newsInternational relationsEmbassiesProtests and demonstrationsDiplomacyArrestsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeVenezuelaUnited StatesCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:30:09 GMTO'Malley points to financial regulation as a campaign issue BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering entering the Democratic presidential race, said Saturday that financial regulation needs to be at the forefront of the 2016 campaign and suggested big banks need to be broken up if they might harm the nation.By BRUCE SMITHaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsCampaignsElectionsPolitical issuesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsNational electionsMyrtle BeachSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 02:09:43 GMTDel Zotto's SH goal lifts Flyers over Rangers (AP) — Michael Del Zotto's short-handed goal 1:19 into the third period lifted the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night.By AARON BRACYsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNew York CityPhiladelphiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 01 Mar 2015 04:17:24 GMTDavid Ferrer, Timea Bacsinszky win Mexico Open titles, Mexico (AP) — Second-seeded David Ferrer of Spain won his fourth Mexico Open title Saturday night, beating top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 7-5 in the hard-court event.sSportsMen's tennisWomen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsTennisMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Mar 2015 05:08:41 GMTCops: 2 shot at T.I., Young Jeezy party in N. Carolina club, N.C. (AP) — Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot Saturday at a Charlotte nightclub where rappers T.I., Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti were advertised to appear, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police spokesman said.aGeneral newsCelebrityMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentViolent crimeCrimeCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 04:00:28 GMTMcClement scores 2 in Hurricanes' 5-3 win over Islanders, N.Y. (AP) — Jay McClement scored twice and Cam Ward made 21 saves as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Islanders 5-3 on Saturday for their third straight win.By ALLAN KREDAsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 01:13:31 GMTHawks give 4 players rest, still top Heat 93-91 (AP) — Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Dennis Schroder added 16 points and 10 assists and the intentionally depleted Atlanta Hawks still had enough to beat the Miami Heat 93-91 on Saturday night.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsSports transactionsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:22:27 GMTLeonard, Spurs end long trip with 101-74 rout of Suns (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs dominated from the opening tip in a 101-74 rout of the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night.By BOB BAUMsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballSports transactionsSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballPhoenixSan AntonioTexasOklahoma CityMiamiArizonaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOklahoma, 01 Mar 2015 04:46:46 GMTNo. 21 FGCU women top Jacksonville for 22nd-straight win MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Kaniesha Atwater scored 29 on 11-of-14 shooting to help No. 21 Florida Gulf Coast women beat Jacksonville 78-47 Saturday night and win its school-record 22nd-consecutive game.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsFort MyersJacksonvilleFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 02:06:15 GMTMarks, Webb lead BSU to 56-46 win vs No. 24 Aztecs DIEGO (AP) — Derrick Marks scored 18 points and James Webb III added 16 for Boise State, which rallied to stun No. 24 San Diego State 56-46 Saturday night to keep the Aztecs from clinching at least a share of the Mountain West Conference title.By BERNIE WILSONsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 03:21:14 GMTRand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close second HILL, Md. (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw poll.By JILL COLVINaGovernment and politicsPublic opinionPolitical partiesSocial affairsPolitical organizations, 01 Mar 2015 01:21:16 GMT