FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 26 Feb 2017 15:36:00 -08:00UN suspends Gaza staffer amid allegations of Hamas tieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fc7633011844a359e0ead9a371fd20dSun, 26 Feb 2017 21:21:04 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees suspended a Palestinian staffer Sunday, a spokesman for the U.N. agency said as Israel alleged the employee was elected to a leadership position with the Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fc7633011844a359e0ead9a371fd20dThe Latest: Earnhardt out of Daytona 500 following big wreckhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc1396bd3dba4b73a449d5d0544d5310Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:58:44 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc1396bd3dba4b73a449d5d0544d5310The Latest: Stars begin arriving on the Oscars' red carpethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/713e44d1d4e0433fb51a24ab806e841bSun, 26 Feb 2017 22:50:01 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 89th Academy Awards (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/713e44d1d4e0433fb51a24ab806e841bMichaelis, Cunningham carry No. 24 Mizzou past Tide 65-56.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a189802ae0d44a76ad5236f0ba42e01dSun, 26 Feb 2017 22:53:05 GMTTUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Sierra Michaelis scored 22 points and Sophie Cunningham had 20, combing for 18 of Missouri's 23 fourth-quarter points to rally the No. 24 Tigers to a 65-56 win over Alabama in the regular-season finale on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a189802ae0d44a76ad5236f0ba42e01dNo. 2 Maryland tops Minnesota 93-60 to clinch 1st place tiehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e21792edae45ad826fb7492310cb4dSun, 26 Feb 2017 22:03:20 GMTCOLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — First, there was the trophy presentation to Maryland for finishing in first place in the Big Ten.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e21792edae45ad826fb7492310cb4dMitchell helps Ohio State win share of Big Ten titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d797f1373f814ddf890c8e57fa10ac83Sun, 26 Feb 2017 23:07:30 GMTPISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell and Ohio State accomplished one of their main goals for the season — winning a Big Ten title.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d797f1373f814ddf890c8e57fa10ac83Stars arrive at Oscars, where 'La La Land' could shinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2eff57d9873e41e4a092da8bc2712573Sun, 26 Feb 2017 23:28:37 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Will the 89th Academy Awards be a parade of political speeches or landslide for "La La Land"? Probably both.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2eff57d9873e41e4a092da8bc2712573Bergeron scores 2, Bruins beat Stars 6-3 to end winning triphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9412e524b3cc4babbbdfe7a181a7e5bdSun, 26 Feb 2017 22:20:52 GMTDALLAS (AP) — Patrice Bergeron and the Boston Bruins kept surging under interim coach Bruce Cassidy, moving up in the race for the playoffs that begin in mid-April.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9412e524b3cc4babbbdfe7a181a7e5bdFarah says linking him with 'drug misuse' claims upsettinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75e1326c52c64b66973b59a9d2c0c094Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:32:48 GMTLONDON (AP) — Quadruple Olympic champion Mo Farah maintained Sunday that he has always competed cleanly and never broken anti-doping rules, countering any association with "allegations of drug misuse."http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75e1326c52c64b66973b59a9d2c0c094The Latest: Kevin Harvick wins 2nd stage of Daytona 500http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26882d91a9ff48b0821d7cbc1dc0b6d7Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:09:58 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26882d91a9ff48b0821d7cbc1dc0b6d7Samsung delays its new phone, and showcases tablets insteadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2e9fd08cbbf438d8939659d566d5d47Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:29:49 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — Samsung's product showcase Sunday is notable for what's missing: a new flagship phone.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2e9fd08cbbf438d8939659d566d5d47Doctor-to-doctor donation: Kidney saves sick colleaguehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1fdefb0b0044eaea0bdf55bafd56642Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:12:20 GMTNEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California doctor has a colleague to thank for giving him the gift of life.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1fdefb0b0044eaea0bdf55bafd56642Gaudreau has 2 goals and an assist, Flames beat Hurricaneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9a6b49db401493595b4a29e12157320Sun, 26 Feb 2017 23:25:51 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau is generating goals again. It's not a coincidence that the Calgary Flames also are winning.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9a6b49db401493595b4a29e12157320B.J. Taylor sparks UCF to 53-49 win over No. 15 Cincinnatihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e51422f2d5240bf84cf31fe2d2d65ccSun, 26 Feb 2017 22:33:47 GMTORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Taylor scored 27 points and 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall had seven points and four blocked shots to help UCF pull off a 53-49 upset over No. 15 Cincinnati on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e51422f2d5240bf84cf31fe2d2d65ccThiem wins Rio Open on clay for 8th ATP singles titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18b6574d0faa4010abe33a7fd4d553c5Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:52:37 GMTRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Dominic Thiem claimed his eighth ATP singles title and his sixth on clay with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain in the Rio Open final on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18b6574d0faa4010abe33a7fd4d553c5Police say more than 100 Jewish cemetery headstones damagedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a685f3f512294a28a1a49f9512dc81e1Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:55:06 GMTPHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than 100 headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, damage discovered less than a week after similar vandalism in Missouri, authorities said.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a685f3f512294a28a1a49f9512dc81e1Haas unveils new car for its 2nd season in F1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ced71dbbca92410684e5c0762258ca30Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:45:32 GMTBARCELONA, Spain (AP) — American team Haas introduced its new car for its second season in Formula One on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ced71dbbca92410684e5c0762258ca30Transition in Milan fashion scene as new creatives break outhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8511047287984647b2f19a03d87aea0aSun, 26 Feb 2017 23:25:36 GMTMILAN (AP) — A transition is underway in the Milan fashion scene, with new designers taking over traditional brands and younger creatives breaking out with their own labels.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8511047287984647b2f19a03d87aea0aThe Latest: Suspect charged in parade crash, injuring 28http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e628ac23ebf4fbc91cad932290f8020Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:44:40 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on parade crash (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e628ac23ebf4fbc91cad932290f8020Burke, Canada lead No. 25 UCLA women past Arizona St 55-52http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66b998d3bb774740901e079022bfddd7Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:47:14 GMTTEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kennedy Burke scored 16 points with nine rebounds, Jordan Canada had 12 with eight boards and eight assists and No. 15 UCLA held off Arizona State 55-52 on Sunday in the regular-season finale.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66b998d3bb774740901e079022bfddd7No. 14 Louisville women take down Wake Forest 75-46http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1742b1ce03774758a2fc551820d00f2dSun, 26 Feb 2017 21:51:24 GMTWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Myisha Hines-Allen had 22 points and 12 rebounds for her 13th double-double, Asia Durr added 15 points and No. 14 Louisville beat Wake Forest 75-46 on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1742b1ce03774758a2fc551820d00f2dItaly's Pisa plans to test appeal of towering Ferris wheelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfc7f6c0a58f4647b2804458b859f196Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:37:01 GMTROME (AP) — The Italian city of Pisa has decided to add a towering Ferris wheel to its roster of tourist attractions.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfc7f6c0a58f4647b2804458b859f196Joseph Wapner, star of 'The People's Court,' dead at 97http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a60d02be760e442a8b4360782b74b51bSun, 26 Feb 2017 21:14:08 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Joseph Wapner, the retired Los Angeles judge who presided over "The People's Court" with steady force during the heyday of the reality courtroom show, died Sunday at age 97.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a60d02be760e442a8b4360782b74b51bReaction to the death of actor Bill Paxtonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe3ed0c22d6c4fc787891c20436acb97Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:50:58 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction to the death of film and TV actor Bill Paxton, of "Titanic," ''Aliens," ''The Terminator," ''Apollo 13" and the HBO series "Big Love" fame:http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe3ed0c22d6c4fc787891c20436acb97Injured Milos Raonic withdraws, Sock wins Delray Beach Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50461f756d5347b9b7a1a7454ebf65daSun, 26 Feb 2017 22:02:40 GMTDELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Top-seeded Milos Raonic withdrew from the Delray Beach Open final Sunday after injuring his hamstring a day earlier, giving the title to Jack Sock.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50461f756d5347b9b7a1a7454ebf65daTitle Time: No. 7 South Carolina beats No. 22 Wildcats 95-87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ddebf294f9f49e6b1081972675af710Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:33:56 GMTCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A'ja Wilson is bringing a deep-rooted objective along with South Carolina's latest Southeastern Conference title to next week's league tournament.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ddebf294f9f49e6b1081972675af710No. 8 Stanford women beat Oregon 65-59http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55b99f01e5794992951db244a3c4c87aSun, 26 Feb 2017 23:05:15 GMTEUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Erica McCall had 16 points and 14 rebounds and No. 8 Stanford rebounded from a loss at No. 10 Oregon State with a 65-59 victory over Oregon in the regular-season finale for both teams Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55b99f01e5794992951db244a3c4c87aFowler finally makes it easy in Honda Classic victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f8c12f4247741678b1cac5828c1dfebSun, 26 Feb 2017 22:59:04 GMTPALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Rickie Fowler made it interesting Sunday for as long as it took him to make two big putts to pull away in the Honda Classic.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f8c12f4247741678b1cac5828c1dfebNo. 22 Butler pulls away late to 88-79 win over Xavierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d6a899532b1498a9e7c9c30fa49be99Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:38:34 GMTCINCINNATI (AP) — Kelan Martin had another big game, scoring 25 points, and No. 22 Butler followed its biggest road win of the season with yet another on Sunday, pulling away in the closing minutes for an 88-79 victory over Xavier.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d6a899532b1498a9e7c9c30fa49be99No. 7 Louisville rebounds with 88-68 win over Syracusehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1184bd013f44cf9854456556b5f6743Sun, 26 Feb 2017 23:04:18 GMTLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Extra practice to improve free throw shooting yielded payoffs in other areas for Donovan Mitchell and Ray Spalding.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1184bd013f44cf9854456556b5f6743Elliott on the Daytona 500 pole again, alongside Earnhardthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98de09d3ed0645aaaa98fe0205b6c7efSun, 26 Feb 2017 21:28:53 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It's Daytona Day!http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98de09d3ed0645aaaa98fe0205b6c7efPolice say drunk driver caused Mardi Gras crash that hurt 28http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67a5c530e75442b49c4c3d24dc897eefSun, 26 Feb 2017 22:54:55 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police on Sunday identified the man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans while intoxicated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67a5c530e75442b49c4c3d24dc897eefThe Latest: More NASCAR start knocked out of Daytona 500http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f051970a6644967a4729f5b61054159Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:24:41 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f051970a6644967a4729f5b61054159Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500 for his first victory in NASCAR's season-openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5c79901d0954c06ae7c7aa7e5448282Sun, 26 Feb 2017 23:27:54 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500 for his first victory in NASCAR's season-opener.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5c79901d0954c06ae7c7aa7e5448282Leonard scores 25, leads Spurs to 119-98 rout of Lakershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7fd30e1fec64ccca18ddc50e6f75b8dSun, 26 Feb 2017 22:53:53 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs routed the Lakers 119-98 on Sunday in Los Angeles' first home game since Magic Johnson took over the franchise's basketball operations.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7fd30e1fec64ccca18ddc50e6f75b8dPamela Lee and Jamie Foxx hobnob at Dolce & Gabbanahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60c28d103e9a43b0adf4c8fc677a8ffeSun, 26 Feb 2017 22:11:38 GMTMILAN (AP) — While Giorgio Armani posed the question explicitly earlier this week, Milan designers in general appear to be asking what will be remembered of this era's fashions in decades to come.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60c28d103e9a43b0adf4c8fc677a8ffeIsraeli hospitals demand funds to continue treating Syrianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/154673f4663542e0a22c7f037715a85dSun, 26 Feb 2017 21:25:22 GMTJERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli health official says Israel's hospitals will stop treating Syrian patients in non-emergency cases beginning next week unless the Israeli government fully reimburses the hospitals for years of medical treatments to those wounded in the Syrian civil war.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/154673f4663542e0a22c7f037715a85dRussian bandy teams face punishment after 20 own-goalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3829a3b199845b783da9fc7eaf1a580Sun, 26 Feb 2017 23:12:31 GMTARKHANGELSK, Russia (AP) — Two clubs in the winter sport of bandy raced to put the ball into their own nets 20 times on Sunday and now face disciplinary action.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3829a3b199845b783da9fc7eaf1a580The Latest: Kyle Busch spins, wipes out teammates, Earnhardthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ba044a8ea4e4540993c1a61ec1bfbabSun, 26 Feb 2017 21:26:23 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ba044a8ea4e4540993c1a61ec1bfbabMitchell FT gives Penn State women upset of No. 25 Michiganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e51d377d61784e8488a855f9da3bafa7Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:31:28 GMTUNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Teniya Page scored 19 points, Kaliyah Mitchell made a free throw with 5.8 seconds left and Penn State shocked No. 25 Michigan 76-75 on Sunday, denying the Wolverines a school record for victories.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e51d377d61784e8488a855f9da3bafa76 bull riders, 2 companions reported kidnapped in Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e8cd8487c5249c88963218eb1cb397fSun, 26 Feb 2017 21:44:44 GMTMEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in Mexico say six bull riders and two companions have been reported kidnapped in the southern state of Guerrero.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e8cd8487c5249c88963218eb1cb397fHayes nets 24, No. 17 Miami women turn back Georgia Techhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fd6ea070a724a1aabbede08d4d117cbSun, 26 Feb 2017 21:20:21 GMTCORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Keyona Hayes scored a career-high 24 points, Adrienne Motley had 17 and No. 17 Miami made 7 of 8 free throws in the last 30 seconds to hold off Georgia Tech 75-70 on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fd6ea070a724a1aabbede08d4d117cbNo. 20 Syracuse women win 20th game, beat Pittsburgh 73-57http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42479c2ed59d443ebecb19b69eafa5a2Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:24:21 GMTPITTSBURGH (AP) — Alexis Peterson scored 25 points, Brittney Sykes had 21 points, nine rebounds and four steals, and No. 20 Syracuse beat Pittsburgh 73-57 on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42479c2ed59d443ebecb19b69eafa5a2Police: Crash suspect's alcohol level 3 times legal limithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf0cdc51ca7045e195375987c6763946Sun, 26 Feb 2017 23:16:17 GMTNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police on Sunday identified the man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans while intoxicated.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf0cdc51ca7045e195375987c6763946Gaudreau has 2 goals and assist, Flames beat Hurricanes 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a5ed41e768b4d8e9ae65a82eff74cffSun, 26 Feb 2017 22:37:50 GMTRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau had two goals and an assist to help the Calgary Flames beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a5ed41e768b4d8e9ae65a82eff74cffAfter cup win, Mourinho hopes Ibrahimovic stays at Unitedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8943c5feae4c4e54b781d25f77fe4eb5Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:30:46 GMTLONDON (AP) — Six months into their first seasons at Manchester United, Jose Mourinho and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have collected their first winners' medals.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8943c5feae4c4e54b781d25f77fe4eb5Greenwell sparks No. 13 Duke women 95-71 over Tar Heelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99927d7c47c44153a168023fc2c5995bSun, 26 Feb 2017 22:23:10 GMTCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Rebecca Greenwell scored 30 points, knocking down six 3-pointers, Lexie Brown added 19 points and the 13th-ranked Duke women closed out the regular season on an eight-game win streak, defeating North Carolina 95-71 on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99927d7c47c44153a168023fc2c5995bThe Latest: Earnhardt leads at halfway point of Daytona 500http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f23ddb99ce49407285a2e73c4fbcb24fSun, 26 Feb 2017 21:12:12 GMTDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local):http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f23ddb99ce49407285a2e73c4fbcb24fEgypt's Christians flee terror in north Sinai security voidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ec6b8def13042bd9ff8918c6ddf9388Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:07:03 GMTISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — After Islamic militants barged into his uncle's house, shot him and his son dead, then looted the place and set it on fire, Said Sameh Adel Fawzy knew it was time to leave.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ec6b8def13042bd9ff8918c6ddf9388Wilson, No. 18 NC State women defeat Virginia 59-48http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5b5f6b995d241ce9a604b15db7a265eSun, 26 Feb 2017 22:20:47 GMTCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Dominique Wilson scored 17 points and No. 18 North Carolina State turned back Virginia 59-48 despite missing 11 free throws in the fourth quarter on Sunday.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5b5f6b995d241ce9a604b15db7a265e