FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Mar 2015 07:00:41 -0700High court rejects church appeal over use of public school (AP) — The Supreme Court has again rejected an appeal from a small evangelical church in the Bronx seeking to overturn New York City's ban on after-hours religious worship services at public schools.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesPrimary and secondary educationEducationEducation issuesBronxNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:50:51 GMTJetBlue computer outage causes delays for passengers YORK (AP) — A computer outage that caused delays for thousands of JetBlue Airways passengers early Monday morning has been resolved, the company said.tTravelLifestyleAir travel disruptionsTransportationGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusiness, 30 Mar 2015 13:55:06 GMTBusiness forecasters boost 2-year outlook for US economy business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsPricesConsumer spendingEconomyWeather forecastsEnergy industryIndustriesLabor economyLeading economic indicatorsWeather, 30 Mar 2015 13:49:53 GMTKnox's ex-beau after their acquittals: We're still friends (AP) — Amanda Knox's former Italian boyfriend said Monday he needs to heal wounds inside his heart and soul, now that he and the American have been definitively acquitted of her British roommate's 2007 murder in the Italian town where all three were then students.By FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 13:44:12 GMTChurch van crashes into canal, killing 8 and injuring 10 HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — A church van ran through a stop sign, crossed all four lanes of a rural highway and crashed into in a canal, killing eight people and injuring 10 early Monday in southwest Florida, authorities said.MATT SEDENSKYaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:46:46 GMTTurkish Cypriot soccer president: No going back on deal, Cyprus (AP) — In an effort to do away with decades of isolation, the president of the breakaway Turkish Cypriot soccer association said Monday he's determined to follow through with a decision to join the Cyprus Football Association.By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISiGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerInternational soccerSoccerMen's sportsLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsTurkeyCyprusGreeceNicosiaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 13:05:01 GMTNational parks call on Americans to 'Find Your Park' (AP) — After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the most beautiful and historic places in the country, though there's also an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that's aging and mostly white.By BRETT ZONGKERtTravelLifestyleNational parksPolitical fundraisingEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLeisure travelGovernment and politicsMarketing and advertisingCorporate newsBusinessGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsProducts and servicesUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:54:02 GMTObama to make first visit to Kenya as president (AP) — President Barack Obama will make his first trip as president to Kenya, the country of his father's birth.wGovernment and politicsFirst time eventsGeneral newsKenyaUnited StatesEast AfricaAfricaNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:48:44 GMTConnecticut College cancels classes over racist graffiti LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The president of Connecticut College has canceled classes for Monday following the discovery over the weekend of racist graffiti.aGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsNew LondonConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 12:57:56 GMTAP president: Killing of journalists should be a war crime KONG (AP) — The president and CEO of The Associated Press called on Monday for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage.By KELVIN CHANiGeneral newsJournalismWar crimesInternational lawPolitical corruptionJournalistsNews mediaMediaWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 13:10:48 GMTAncient Petra sees few visitors as Jordan tourism declines, Jordan (AP) — It's high season in Petra, an ancient city hewn from rose-colored rock and Jordan's biggest tourist draw. Yet nearby hotels stand virtually empty these days and only a trickle of tourists make their way through a landmark canyon to the Treasury building where scenes of one of the "Indiana Jones" movies were filmed.By KARIN LAUBtTravelLifestyleCustomer statisticsCivil warsAccommodationsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCorporate newsWar and unrestGeneral newsJordanSyriaSaudi ArabiaMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 13:58:01 GMTTrevor Noah set to replace Stewart on 'Daily Show' YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times during the past year, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday.By FRAZIER MOOREaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentComedy performanceNewspapersNews mediaMediaSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 30 Mar 2015 13:55:47 GMTProsecutors: We found no indications of co-pilot's motive for crashing Germanwings plane, Germany (AP) — Prosecutors: We found no indications of co-pilot's motive for crashing Germanwings plane.iBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 13:22:48 GMTUS stocks open higher, led by gains in energy companies YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are starting the week sharply higher, led by energy companies.aBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomy, 30 Mar 2015 13:40:34 GMTLatest on Boston bombing trial: Victim had gaping leg wounds A.M.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsBombingsBoston Marathon bombingEventsLegal proceedingsLaw and order, 30 Mar 2015 13:36:26 GMT2 being treated for injuries at gate of Fort Meade MEADE, Md. (AP) — A spokesman at Fort Meade says two people are being treated for injuries at one of the gates of the sprawling Army installation near Baltimore.aGeneral newsInjuriesHealthBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:59:02 GMTMaine woman's appeal for a kidney donor pays off PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman's unusual method of finding a kidney donor has paid off.aGeneral newsOrgan donationHealth issuesHealthPortlandMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:52:35 GMTProsecutors: Co-pilot treated for suicidal tendencies, France (AP) — The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 that crashed into the French Alps last week had received treatment for suicidal tendencies several years ago, prosecutors said Monday.By LORI HINNANT and JAMEY KEATENiBusinessGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 13:46:29 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:38:02 GMTMan pays fine, avoids jail for missing jury duty 11 times, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has paid a $500 fine to avoid being jailed for missing jury duty 11 times in the last two years.aGeneral newsOdditiesMissing personsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSomersetPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:57:28 GMTIran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim (AP) — Iran's Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike killed two of its advisers near the Iraqi city of Tikrit, though the U.S. said Monday its coalition conducted no airstrikes against the Islamic State group in the area during that time.By VIVIAN SALAMA and NASSER KARIMIiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsBaghdadUnited StatesIraqSyriaMiddle EastIranNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:10:49 GMTOhio officer dies after funeral procession crash (AP) — A 63-year-old veteran Ohio police officer has died from injuries suffered when his motorcycle was hit by a car while he was escorting a funeral procession.aGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:12:46 GMTYemeni rebels shell Aden as Saudi launches more airstrikes, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels and security forces loyal to the former president launched a fresh offensive Monday against the southern city of Aden, shelling it and battling local militias, but were pushed back by at least two airstrikes on the fifth day of a Saudi-led air campaign, security officials said.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaSaudi ArabiaMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 13:19:24 GMTUS consumer spending edges up 0.1 percent in February (AP) — U.S. consumers spent just slightly more in February even though their income rose by a healthy amount. But economists hope bigger paychecks will give spending a bigger boost in the coming months.By MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsConsumer spendingPricesEconomyLabor economyLeading economic indicatorsEnergy industryIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:15:33 GMT4-year-old girl rides Philly bus searching for 3 a.m. snack (AP) — A four-year-old Philadelphia girl has been returned safely to her parents after slipping out of her house at 3 a.m. and getting on a transit bus in search of a snack.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsBus travelMass transit systemsTravelLifestyleTransportationPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:29:36 GMTGirl, 4, sneaks out, hops bus in search of 3 a.m. slushie (AP) — A 4-year-old girl has grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of her house at 3 a.m. and hopped a Philadelphia bus in search of a snack.aOdditiesPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:12:19 GMTUzbekistan's leader scores landslide re-election win (AP) — Incumbent leader Islam Karimov has won Sunday's presidential election in Uzbekistan in a landslide, as expected, according to preliminary results released Monday.iGeneral newsElectionsNational electionsGovernment and politicsUzbekistanRussiaCentral AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 13:11:16 GMTJustices reject appeal by US flag-wearing students (AP) — The Supreme Court has denied an appeal from former California high school students who were ordered to turn their American flag T-shirts inside out during a celebration of the Cinco de Mayo holiday at school.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryHolidaysOccasionsLifestyle, 30 Mar 2015 13:44:28 GMTRobin Williams' wife, children head to court in estate fight FRANCISCO (AP) — Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children are headed to court in their battle over the late comedian's estate.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebritySan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:21:50 GMTHigh court to hear Kansas plea to reinstate death sentences (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear Kansas' appeal to reinstate death sentences for two brothers over the fatal shootings of four people in a snow-covered soccer field and for another man convicted of killing a couple.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCrimeCourtsJudiciaryState governmentsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:39:23 GMTImage of Asia: A blessing from Amma the Hugging Saint this photo by Saurabh Das, spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi hugs to bless a devotee during a prayer meeting in New Delhi. Known among her followers as "Amma," which means "mother" in several Indian languages, Amritanandamayi has devotees in India and the rest of the world. She is also popularly known as the Hugging Saint.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsNew DelhiIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 13:24:15 GMTNew Maldives law strips ex-president of party membership, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives' Parliament has passed a law that strips people serving prison sentences of their political party memberships, a rule critics say is designed to oust jailed former President Mohamed Nasheed from politics.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureMaldivesSouth AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 13:37:48 GMTTracey Emin's messy bed installed at Tate Modern (AP) — The world's most famous messy bed has gone on public display, 15 years after it caused an art-world sensation.eArts and entertainmentUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEngland, 30 Mar 2015 13:15:09 GMTLudacris, Chrissy Teigen to host 2015 Billboard Music Awards YORK (AP) — Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen will host the 2015 Billboard Music Awards in May.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentAward shows, 30 Mar 2015 13:10:44 GMTPolice: Missouri auditor spokesman dead in apparent suicide CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say the Missouri auditor's spokesman has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, just a month after the state auditor also killed himself.aGeneral newsSuicidesMissouriJefferson CityUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 14:08:50 GMTProbe into Ukraine plane disaster eyes Buk missile launchers HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An international investigation into the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster is officially looking into a scenario that the plane was downed by a missile fired from conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine.iBusinessGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNetherlandsUkraineWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 30 Mar 2015 13:17:22 GMTAP Interview: Saudi Arabia seeks to attract non-oil capital, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The deputy governor of Saudi Arabia's investment authority says the country faces challenges attracting foreign investment outside its oil and gas sectors, but that several initiatives in place are helping to change investors' perceptions.iBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesDubaiSaudi ArabiaUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 14:08:37 GMTUS, UK: Signs of political interference in Nigerian election, Nigeria (AP) — The United States and Britain said Monday there are signs that the vote counting for Nigeria's presidential election may be subverted by "deliberate political interference."By MICHELLE FAUL and HILARY UGURUiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsVotingWar and unrestNational electionsAfricaNigeriaUnited KingdomAbujaWest AfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 13:42:51 GMTProsecutors: Germanwings co-pilot was treated years ago for suicidal tendencies, Germany (AP) — Prosecutors: Germanwings co-pilot was treated years ago for suicidal tendencies.iBusinessGeneral newsGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 13:19:21 GMTAmnesty calls for release of arrested Congolese activists, Congo (AP) — A rights group is calling on Congo's government to release youth activists who were arrested more than two weeks ago in a raid that also briefly swept up an American diplomat.iGeneral newsArrestsGovernment and politicsPolitical activismLaw and orderCrimePolitical issuesDemocratic Republic of the CongoCentral AfricaAfrica, 30 Mar 2015 13:08:53 GMTKerry pizza: Savvy restaurateur cashes in on nuke talks, Switzerland (AP) — Whether or not Secretary of State John Kerry succeeds at nuclear talks in Lausanne with Iran, his name will live on in this lakeside Swiss city — as a pizza.By GEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSwitzerlandIranWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 13:34:25 GMTTurkish Cypriots halt gas search for peace talks restart, Cyprus (AP) — Breakaway Turkish Cypriots say they have halted their own search for gas off the east Mediterranean island's coast in the latest sign that suspended reunification talks could restart soon.iBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsTurkeyCyprusMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 13:30:07 GMTFiancee of Aaron Hernandez resumes testimony in murder trial RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez returned to the stand Monday for a second day of testimony in his murder trial.aGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCelebrityCrimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderFall RiverMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:20:41 GMTTunisian museum reopens after deadly attack against tourists, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's National Bardo Museum is open to the public again for the first time since extremist gunmen opened fire on foreign tourists earlier this month, killing 22 people in the country's worst attack on civilians in 13 years.tTravelLifestyleLeisure travelTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 30 Mar 2015 13:56:06 GMTHighway Patrol: 8 dead, 10 injured when Florida van crashes HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says eight people died and 10 others were injured when a van from a church ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of U.S. 27 and landed in a canal in rural southwest Florida.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 13:02:06 GMTRebel leader: Kiev blocks solution for eastern Ukraine, Ukraine (AP) — A rebel leader in eastern Ukraine has accused the Kiev government of blocking a political solution for the conflict that has claimed more than 6,000 lives.iGeneral newsCease firesGovernment and politicsWar and unrestUkraineDonetskMinskKievEastern EuropeEuropeBelarus, 30 Mar 2015 13:47:59 GMTGreece and its creditors still struggle with reform list (AP) — With its next financial deadline looming, Greece is struggling to convince its creditors it has a viable economic reform plan to unlock emergency funds and prevent the country from going bankrupt.By RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment pensions and social securityEconomyGovernment and politicsGovernment business and financeGovernment financeGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 13:32:35 GMTTurkish flight diverts to Casablanca due to bomb threat (AP) — Turkish Airlines said it diverted an Istanbul-to-Sao Paulo flight to Casablanca, Morocco, Monday after finding a note with the word "bomb" in the toilet. The communications office at Mohammed V Airport in Casablanca confirmed that the flight had landed there.iBusinessGeneral newsBomb threatsTurkeyCasablancaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeMoroccoNorth AfricaAfrica, 30 Mar 2015 13:58:12 GMTIran nuclear talks at crunch time, differences remain, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program entered a critical phase on Monday with substantial differences still remaining less than two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement.By GEORGE JAHN and MATTHEW LEEhtGovernment and politicsNuclear weaponsInternational agreementsInternational relationsTechnologyWeapons of mass destructionGeneral newsIranIsraelUnited StatesSwitzerlandMiddle EastNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 13:58:03 GMTFrance's Senate debates punishing prostitutes' customers (AP) — A French bill aimed at decriminalizing prostitutes and fining their customers is being turned upside down by the Senate, led by the conservative opposition.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 13:33:03 GMT