FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:02:49 -0700Court tosses ex-Oklahoma State player's convictionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a55b9c5b05014bb5a2f23bb8c7d4f74cTULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma court has overturned the conviction of former Oklahoma State basketball player Darrell Williams, who was accused of sexually assaulting two women at an off-campus party in 2010.JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsCollege basketballWomen's sportsBasketballWomen's basketballCrimeViolent crimeCollege sportsLaw and orderOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a55b9c5b05014bb5a2f23bb8c7d4f74cThu, 24 Apr 2014 18:18:03 GMTInternet governance debated in Brazilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d30d06e18b744bc853d59b994264e1dSAO PAULO (AP) — An international two-day conference on Internet governance is drawing to a close in Brazil as government officials, academics and technical experts from some 90 countries debate how the Internet should be run.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d30d06e18b744bc853d59b994264e1dThu, 24 Apr 2014 18:22:20 GMTManufacturers see better times for economy, jobshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7888961da63541908d581ed93ab3634eNEW YORK (AP) — Big companies are finally starting to spend money, and that could mean a better economy and more jobs are on the way.JONATHAN FAHEYaBusinessGeneral newsLabor economyEconomyRecessions and depressionsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7888961da63541908d581ed93ab3634eThu, 24 Apr 2014 18:10:04 GMTPirates RHP Cumpton up from minors, starts vs Redshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e94022b05a744ca1b50406611e274ff3PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted right-hander Brandon Cumpton from the minors to start against the Cincinnati Reds.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e94022b05a744ca1b50406611e274ff3Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:09:53 GMTFakahany, Mancini picked for AP Nerve Center postshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb2a748e634642f28c278d86f7a45f71NEW YORK (AP) — Tamer Fakahany and John Mancini, veteran news executives for The Associated Press, have been appointed global news managers for the cooperative, Senior Managing Editor Michael Oreskes announced Thursday.aBusinessGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb2a748e634642f28c278d86f7a45f71Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:04:36 GMT9/11 museum film draws heat for portrayal of Islamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/578c8e44916243ecad9be131702e342dNEW YORK (AP) — A film that will be shown at the National September 11 Memorial Museum when it opens next month unfairly links Islam and terrorism, clergy members said in letters demanding it be changed.KAREN MATTHEWSaTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrestGeneral newsArts and entertainmentMuseumsIslamSeptember 11 attacksMoviesRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelReligionSocial affairsEventsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/578c8e44916243ecad9be131702e342dThu, 24 Apr 2014 18:22:17 GMTJudge OKs partial release of Attica riot papershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/def101b280704abfaf786bcf8d1c1a8bALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge has approved public disclosure of two remaining volumes from an investigation into the 1971 Attica prison riot and aftermath, but he is excluding grand jury excerpts.aGeneral newsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/def101b280704abfaf786bcf8d1c1a8bThu, 24 Apr 2014 18:39:56 GMTFirst lady gets resume from girl with jobless dadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f8144db7970435a82c18639152f9135WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees took a serious turn Thursday when a 10-year-old girl in the front row told the first lady that her dad had been out of work for three years. Then the girl popped up to hand the first lady his resume.NANCY BENACfBusinessLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationshipshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f8144db7970435a82c18639152f9135Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:57:30 GMTRivers refuses to apologize to women held captivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/944949ad6ae64d18b541cc6cb0d080e1CLEVELAND (AP) — Joan Rivers refuses to apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity of three women kidnapped in Cleveland.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityKidnappingMissing personsCrimeClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/944949ad6ae64d18b541cc6cb0d080e1Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:34:34 GMTSuspect in LA police station shooting dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b441aa88c5d46c896df4f8d12863c9bLOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who allegedly shot up a Los Angeles police station, wounding an officer, has died at a hospital.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b441aa88c5d46c896df4f8d12863c9bThu, 24 Apr 2014 18:26:43 GMTPanama's outgoing president touts wife's candidacyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/898e903117374a139008569aec802ee8PANAMA CITY (AP) — She's a political novice with a scant presence on the campaign trail, but Marta Linares has one vote that matters more than most in her bid to become Panama's next vice president: that of her husband, outgoing President Ricardo Martinelli.JOSHUA GOODMANJUAN ZAMORANOiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsConstitutionsCampaignsGovernment and politicsGovernment transitionsNational electionsElectionsLocal governmentsNational governmentsPanamaPanama CityUnited StatesCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/898e903117374a139008569aec802ee8Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:57:51 GMTValcke: Brazilian cities must organize fanfestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3eb80afcdef491a848e9e46247bc747SAO PAULO (AP) — All 12 host cities have "no choice" and "must" organize their own fanfest, was FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke's blunt warning to Brazil World Cup organizers on Thursday.TALES AZZONIsSports2014 FIFA World CupFIFA World CupInternational soccerSports governanceMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerEventsMen's sportsRecifeBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3eb80afcdef491a848e9e46247bc747Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:58:23 GMTResidents of Wyoming town allowed to return homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a590c36fb21749c298f02fbf229093f9OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — Residents were allowed to return home Thursday, nearly 22 hours after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant forced the evacuation of their small southwestern Wyoming town.aBusinessGeneral newsExplosionsProduction facilitiesFiresAccidents and disastersEvacuationsEnergy industryIndustriesAccidentsCorporate newsWyomingKemmererUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a590c36fb21749c298f02fbf229093f9Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:24:17 GMTUkraine launches operation against insurgentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfd55794a3544cd5b7666c0f22140e4aSLOVYANSK, 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 incidentsInternational relationsMunicipal governmentsBorder securityMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsNationalismLocal governmentsMilitary and defenseWar and unrestUkraineCrimeaRussiaMoscowKievGenevaEastern EuropeEuropeSwitzerlandWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfd55794a3544cd5b7666c0f22140e4aThu, 24 Apr 2014 18:03:44 GMTManagement, safety cited for radiation releasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6c53a3abd134b23ab38617cd93660a2ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A radiation release from the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico was the result of a slow erosion of the safety culture at the 15-year-old site, which was evident in the bungled response to the emergency, federal investigators said in a report released Thursday.JERI CLAUSINGaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersWaste managementEnvironmentEnvironment and natureFiresMaterials industryIndustriesBusinessCarlsbadNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6c53a3abd134b23ab38617cd93660a2Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:01:41 GMTSeattle mayor to unveil $15 minimum wage planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f95ab7db63e477f988fcadcfdb062a1SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is scheduled Thursday to release his plan on how to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.MANUEL VALDESaGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f95ab7db63e477f988fcadcfdb062a1Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:24:32 GMTUS awards $4M to help Haitians hurt by droughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d4f5a93196b4882832b42580e73a043PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The American government has awarded $4 million to help Haitian families hurt by a drought in the Caribbean nation's northwest.iGeneral newsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersHaitiPort-au-PrinceUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d4f5a93196b4882832b42580e73a043Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:13:10 GMT3rd seed Monfils through to quarters in Bucharesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3e4ec26bbf3450dae28e113dd2db5e0BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Third-seeded Gaels Monfils opened his Nastase Tiriac Trophy account with a 6-1, 6-3 victory over Lithuanian qualifier Ricardas Berankis on Thursday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisRomaniaBucharestEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3e4ec26bbf3450dae28e113dd2db5e0Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:41:14 GMTHouse speaker says world wants US to leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbf6044f671e44f686cc8be31d02ae9dMIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-ner) says U.S. global allies want America to show strong leadership, and he's encouraged by plans to deploy some troops in European countries.DAN SEWELLaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesMiddletownEuropeNorth AmericaOhiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbf6044f671e44f686cc8be31d02ae9dThu, 24 Apr 2014 18:44:39 GMTOfficials: Camilla's brother's death an accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bc4f1ad43f249db9e606009ebe50aa8NEW YORK (AP) — The death of the Prince of Wales' brother-in-law in New York City has been ruled an accident.MICHAEL R. SISAKaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bc4f1ad43f249db9e606009ebe50aa8Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:00:41 GMTCanada's FM denounces Russia's actions in Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb71df576ff24919877fb3aeffe259bcWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird said Thursday that the international community should not accept Russia's "aggression" in Ukraine and committed to help the country develop its democracy.iGeneral newsInternational relationsNazismGovernment and politicsPolandRussiaUkraineEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb71df576ff24919877fb3aeffe259bcThu, 24 Apr 2014 18:59:17 GMTFirst lady to help open new costume center at Methttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfc0daed76004e16932c2070edfd0c05WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is ready to celebrate the art of fashion.lLifestyleGovernment and politicsFashionBeauty and fashionArt museumsVisual artsArts and entertainmentMuseumsRecreation and leisureLeisure travelTravelNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfc0daed76004e16932c2070edfd0c05Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:00:56 GMTPG&E gets OK to resume power plant demo in Calif.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61c2ef6e698f48c0bf22350c3dc2b8c6BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — State regulators have given Pacific Gas & Electric Co. the OK to complete demolition of a Central California power plant after an initial attempt left several people injured.aGeneral newsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryBakersfieldCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61c2ef6e698f48c0bf22350c3dc2b8c6Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:18:24 GMTLondon school says students abused by US teacherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea0611fa94d746ffaf0e2927f96fd011LONDON (AP) — A British private school said Thursday that images of between 50 and 60 of its students were found on the computer drive of an American suspected child predator who killed himself last month.iGeneral newsUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea0611fa94d746ffaf0e2927f96fd011Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:22:23 GMTBernie Goetz headed for trial in NYC pot-sale casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd2a780de0834112a15e23ce21308c5fNEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Goetz (GEHTS) is headed toward a trial in his New York marijuana case after rebuffing a plea offer involving 10 days of community service.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeArrestsLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd2a780de0834112a15e23ce21308c5fThu, 24 Apr 2014 18:54:27 GMTUS unwilling to give up Mideast peace process yethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9acd0770f604bd19b5309a2e4a08fa6WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. said Thursday it isn't ready to write off Mideast peace negotiations as failed, even after Israel broke off talks with Palestinian leaders who are trying to create a coalition government with the Hamas terror group.LARA JAKESwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsPalestinian territoriesIsraelMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9acd0770f604bd19b5309a2e4a08fa6Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:37:39 GMTStocks are mixed in choppy trading; Apple uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9da3087c3964413eb30b04ea50e17ee5NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were mixed in choppy trading Thursday afternoon as investors balanced positive earnings results out of Apple and Caterpillar against disappointing reports from other companies including Raytheon and 3M. Investors also kept a close watch on Ukraine, where tensions with Russia were escalating.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate stockFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsFinancial marketsProducts and servicesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesRussiaUkraineUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9da3087c3964413eb30b04ea50e17ee5Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:45:19 GMTOregon panel recommends moving to federal exchangehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d786422e47640baaf3c71941287cbb1PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After months of deliberation over what to do with Oregon's botched online health exchange, an advisory panel on Thursday recommended that the state drop its trouble-plagued online health exchange for private policies and have Oregonians instead shop for them on the federal online marketplace.GOSIA WOZNIACKAhtBusinessGeneral newsHealthPersonal financeGovernment and politicsSmall businessTechnologyGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment programsOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d786422e47640baaf3c71941287cbb1Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:44:35 GMTFor airlines not named United, it was a great 1Qhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad56ac45867b478ab7192a200ba67716DALLAS (AP) — Even with the turbulence of severe winter storms and stubbornly high fuel prices, many of the major airlines are cruising and their stock prices are soaring.DAVID KOENIGfBusinessWinter weatherIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyWeatherGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad56ac45867b478ab7192a200ba67716Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:57:55 GMTMeusburger, Oprandi, Hercog reach Marrakesh last 8http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee08bc9e2bfa4002ae4f44c345a66b82MARRAKESH, Morocco (AP) — Third-seeded Yvonne Meusburger of Austria was a comfortable winner over Estrella Cabeza Candela of Spain to reach the Grand Prix SAR quarterfinals on Thursday.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMoroccoNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee08bc9e2bfa4002ae4f44c345a66b82Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:32:34 GMTOregon panel recommends dropping troubled exchange for private policies, using federal systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5542407179ba426994f91b4c869d3d4dPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon panel recommends dropping troubled exchange for private policies, using federal system.aBusinessGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5542407179ba426994f91b4c869d3d4dThu, 24 Apr 2014 18:32:27 GMTCompany stopped from accepting abortion wastehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3268bf7aa8846ad86140085e864b3ccPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marion County commissioners have given final approval to an order to stop a company from receiving medical waste until procedures are in place to prevent the burning of fetal material to generate power.STEVEN DUBOISaGeneral newsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3268bf7aa8846ad86140085e864b3ccThu, 24 Apr 2014 18:11:46 GMTJ&J: Business doing well on new product approvalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50c5438afcec4b508675815f39b09babNEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky said Thursday that all three of its business segments are doing well and made significant medical advances last year.LINDA A. JOHNSONfBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsProducts and servicesNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50c5438afcec4b508675815f39b09babThu, 24 Apr 2014 18:10:53 GMTChicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a84590d83088412fab72e3ae4996e3a8CHICAGO (AP) — An American pediatrician killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire Thursday at a Kabul hospital was dedicated to helping poor children, volunteering in Afghanistan to train young doctors and periodically returning to Chicago to work in a Christian clinic on the city's southwest side.CARLA K. JOHNSONDON BABWINaGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsViolent crimeCrimeAfghanistanChicagoKabulIllinoisCentral AsiaAsiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a84590d83088412fab72e3ae4996e3a8Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:48:37 GMTRussia's Putin calls the Internet a 'CIA project'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74bac8212c444b6d9d9b2ae4c475bec6MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called the Internet a CIA project and made comments about Russia's biggest search engine Yandex, sending the company's shares plummeting.NATALIYA VASILYEVAhtBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTechnologyGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsInternet technologyComputing and information technologyCommunication technologyRussiaNetherlandsEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74bac8212c444b6d9d9b2ae4c475bec6Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:08:58 GMTNadal cruises into Barcelona quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4ac950eba9542c596342c2a1de1ee32BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Top-ranked Rafael Nadal looked more like his confident self on the clay in passing Ivan Dodig of Croatia 6-3, 6-3, to reach the Barcelona Open quarterfinals on Thursday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSpainBarcelonaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4ac950eba9542c596342c2a1de1ee32Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:57:53 GMTFake mayoral Twitter account yields no chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e773dc644dc64b6b8cfe4f755c0bfea9PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — No charges will be filed over a fake Twitter account that purported to be a central Illinois mayor's lewd thoughts on sex and drugs.aGeneral newsSocial mediaMunicipal governmentsCrimeOnline mediaMediaLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsPeoriaIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e773dc644dc64b6b8cfe4f755c0bfea9Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:37:17 GMTStudy links California drought to global warminghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58735fda43bf4de9b7c33c7366f9f3d6WASHINGTON (AP) —     While researchers have sometimes connected weather extremes to man-made global warming, usually it's not done in real time. Now a study is asserting a link between climate change and both the intensifying California drought and the polar vortex blamed for a harsh winter that mercifully has just ended in many places.SETH BORENSTEINwScienceWeather forecastsWeatherGeneral newsClimateEnvironmental scienceAtmospheric scienceWeather patternsEnvironmental concernsEnvironment and natureEnvironmentNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEarth scienceUnited StatesCaliforniaChinaNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58735fda43bf4de9b7c33c7366f9f3d6Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:34:00 GMTNew date for first lady's Kansas graduation speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c37970cec8fe425b9da3ce29f386dcc3TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Michelle Obama is rearranging plans for a speech before graduating high school seniors in Kansas in the face of protests that her appearance at a combined graduation ceremony for five schools would limit seating for families and friends.DARLENE SUPERVILLEJOHN MILBURNlLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationshipsPrimary and secondary educationGraduationGraduation ceremoniesEducationSocial affairsOccasionsTopekaKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c37970cec8fe425b9da3ce29f386dcc3Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:56:08 GMTMan dies after Los Angeles police station shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8b742a7d2ce431682f49793f8991320LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man suspected of wounding an officer while shooting up a Los Angeles police station died Thursday at a hospital more than two weeks after the attack, authorities said.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8b742a7d2ce431682f49793f8991320Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:51:46 GMTNovak Djokovic, longtime girlfriend expecting babyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a769303ddd4c4ddbae26ca17a02c2e3dNovak Djokovic is going to need to get into the swing of being a father.The Associated PresssSportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a769303ddd4c4ddbae26ca17a02c2e3dThu, 24 Apr 2014 17:54:39 GMTFranco calls selfies 'intimate,' not inappropriatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f9a2899432c4f6f9d13ee95aa09a5b0NEW YORK (AP) — James Franco says his recent Instagram postings of him in bed — alone or not — are his way of sharing a "very kind of intimate portrait" of himself and to get people talking.LAURI NEFFeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f9a2899432c4f6f9d13ee95aa09a5b0Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:56:25 GMTFDA Oks first-ever DNA alternative to pap smearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f6361914ea1494ca4d8258d7dc3cdf9WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as the first U.S.-approved alternative to the pap smear, the decades-old mainstay of cervical cancer screening.wBusinessGeneral newsHealthCancerDiseases and conditionsWomen's healthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f6361914ea1494ca4d8258d7dc3cdf9Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:45:17 GMTCubs put OF Ruggiano on DL, make 4 roster moveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2fb033742c0479e9f130589569c1e35CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have put outfielder Justin Ruggiano on the 15-day disabled list because a strained left hamstring and called up two pitchers from the minors.sAthlete injuriesBaseballSportsAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2fb033742c0479e9f130589569c1e35Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:29:16 GMTSenate report criticizes former DHS watchdoghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/906be3fb5a254db3ade1089694d48718WASHINGTON (AP) — The former internal watchdog for the Homeland Security Department was too cozy with senior agency officials and improperly rewrote, delayed or classified some critical reports to accommodate President Barack Obama's political appointees, according to a Senate report released Thursday.ALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsLegislatureNational securityImmigrationMilitary and defenseSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/906be3fb5a254db3ade1089694d48718Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:49:58 GMTPostal workers unions protest Staples programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6ada8a92ae74355ba0f41afd90d8872NEW YORK (AP) — Postal workers around the country protested in front of Staples stores on Thursday, objecting to the U.S. Postal Service's pilot program to open counters in stores, staffed with retail employees.aBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsLabor negotiationsLabor issuesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsPersonnelDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6ada8a92ae74355ba0f41afd90d8872Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:16:27 GMTSouth Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcee294d1b85420c9324d12f1b5642dbTOKYO (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too accustomed to in the United States.JULIE PACEiGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsAccidentsTransportationUnited StatesSouth KoreaJapanNorth KoreaTokyoSeoulEast AsiaChinaRussiaNorth AmericaAsiaGreater ChinaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcee294d1b85420c9324d12f1b5642dbThu, 24 Apr 2014 18:14:06 GMTTimbuktu's storied mausoleums to rise from ruinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95dbd66295694ab889879c4be3a37b67TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — Roofs are torn off, mud bricks are strewn about and walls barely rise from the desert dunes where Timbuktu's storied mausoleums once stood and are now in ruins. Islamic radicals swept in and tore them apart as totems of idolatry, along with other symbols of the fabled city.BABA AHMEDiGeneral newsCultural preservationWeather patternsCulturesSocial affairsClimateEnvironment and natureMaliWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95dbd66295694ab889879c4be3a37b67Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:03:13 GMTKluber, Indians roll past Royals 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c3790e40b0b40048052e09dd478c069CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber struck out a career-high 11 and pitched a four-hitter for his first complete game, and David Murphy and Asdrubal Cabrera drove in two runs apiece, leading the Indians to a 5-1 win over the Royals on Thursday.TOM WITHERSsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c3790e40b0b40048052e09dd478c069Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:32:24 GMTPhiladelphia newspaper guild won't bid for companyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/537df06d050c4ba3b07a1f88c0435976WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Workers at Philadelphia's two largest newspapers won't be able to mount a bid for their troubled company, after a wealthy potential backer balked at the projected $77 million opening price.MARYCLAIRE DALEaBusinessGeneral newsNewspapersNews mediaMediaLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsPhiladelphiaDelawarePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/537df06d050c4ba3b07a1f88c0435976Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:47:04 GMT