FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Mar 2015 10:22:39 -0700Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise YORK (AP) — The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's competition committee beginning April 1 following the team's use of fake noise at home games.sSportsSports transactionsNFL DraftSports governanceSports businessProfessional footballFootballEvents, 30 Mar 2015 17:20:00 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 17:14:12 GMTNFL suspends Browns GM Farmer 4 games for texting (AP) — Browns general manager Ray Farmer has been suspended by the NFL for the first four games next season for sending text messages to the sideline during games.By TOM WITHERShtSportsSports transactionsSports governanceSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessProfessional footballFootballMobile communication technologyCommunication technologyTechnologyClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 16:36:25 GMTProsecution rests its case against Boston Marathon bomber (AP) — Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by the three people who died in the 2013 terror attack.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsCrimeLaw and orderEventsMassachusettsBostonUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 16:47:54 GMTMusic Review: Darius Rucker shines on 4th country album Rucker, "Southern Style" (Capitol Nashville)By MICHAEL McCALLeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainment, 30 Mar 2015 17:12:04 GMTS. Africa: Opposition accuses president of security meddling (AP) — South African President Jacob Zuma is putting the country on a "road directly to dictatorship," said an opposition leader who on Monday accused the president of manipulating state security.By LYNSEY CHUTELiGeneral newsPolitical corruptionGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesSouth AfricaAfricaSouthern Africa, 30 Mar 2015 16:41:40 GMTKey moments in death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bomber (AP) — The defendant's startling admission on Day One that he did it. Tearful testimony from survivors who lost limbs. The boat. The white hat. As the prosecution rests, here's a look at some of the most compelling moments in the government's case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev:By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsBombingsEventsLaw and orderBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:07:15 GMTDuckworth makes video announcement for 2016 Senate bid (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois announced Monday she's running for U.S. Senate in 2016, setting up a high-profile challenge to Republican Sen. Mark Kirk's re-election bid.By SOPHIA TAREENpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureVeteransMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesIllinoisChicagoNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 16:34:45 GMTLatest on Boston bombing trial: Defense calls 1st witness P.M.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:02:08 GMTVenus Williams beats Wozniacki to reach Miami Open quarters BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — A resurgent Venus Williams defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 7-6 (1) Monday to reach the Miami Open quarterfinals.By STEVEN WINEsSportsWomen's tennisMen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:25:58 GMTReview: 'Woman in Gold,' a remarkable story lifelessly told"Woman in Gold" has a rich story to tell. The true account of Maria Altmann's fight to reclaim a famed Gustav Klimt painting of her aunt, "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I," first stolen by the Nazis and then appropriated by Austria after the war, is laced with riveting history, deep and complex emotion, and fascinating bureaucracy. Yet director Simon Curtis's rendering of Altmann's tale, though respectful and pretty, is somehow lifeless.By LINDSEY BAHRaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentViennaAustriaWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 16:59:59 GMTMore dead goats found at farm of pair charged with cruelty, Conn. (AP) — The melting snow has revealed the frozen carcasses of more than a dozen more dead goats at a Cornwall, Connecticut, farm whose operators have been charged with animal cruelty.aGeneral newsAnimal crueltyCrimeAgricultureIndustriesBusinessConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 16:36:45 GMTPrince William starts work as helicopter ambulance pilot (AP) — Britain's Prince William has started his new job — working as air ambulance helicopter pilot.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 16:46:29 GMTPakistani, Saudi armies hold joint military exercise (AP) — The Pakistani military says it is holding a joint military exercise with Saudi Arabia.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPakistanSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastYemenSouth AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 17:00:38 GMTLatest on Boston bombing trial: Prosecution rests its case P.M.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 16:35:47 GMTOhio governor's panel weighs more state oversight of police, Ohio (AP) — The panel commissioned by Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) to study police and community relations in Ohio is looking at whether state oversight of police officers should be increased.By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSaGeneral newsState governmentsGovernment and politicsOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 16:58:17 GMTObama urges Senate to follow Sen. Kennedy's example (AP) — President Barack Obama says American politicians in an era of partisanship should try to carry themselves more the late Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy.By DAVID ESPO and NEDRA PICKLERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureUnited StatesBostonNorth AmericaMassachusetts, 30 Mar 2015 16:49:24 GMTHigh court to hear Kansas plea to reinstate death sentences, Kan. (AP) — The nation's highest court agreed Monday to hear Kansas' appeal seeking to reinstate death sentences for two brothers convicted of robbing and forcing four people engage in sex acts before being shot to death naked in a Wichita soccer field in 2000.By ROXANA HEGEMANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCourtsJudiciaryState governmentsViolent crimeKansasWichitaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:14:22 GMTObama: Politicians should carry themselves more like Kennedy (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday that American politicians in an era of partisanship should try to carry themselves more like Edward M. Kennedy, as politicians from both parties lauded the late senator's collegial spirit at the dedication of an institute that bears his name.By DAVID ESPO and NEDRA PICKLERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:27:07 GMTLatest on NSA shooting: Men dressed as women shot in car p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsIntelligence agenciesViolent crimeNational securityCrimeCriminal investigationsMilitary intelligenceGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseLaw and orderMarylandBaltimoreUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:04:51 GMTUS stocks move higher, led by gains in energy companies U.S. stock indexes surged in afternoon trading Monday, as investors cheered encouraging economic data and the latest batch of corporate deal news. Expectations that any increase in the Federal Reserve's key interest rate this year will be gradual also helped lift the market.By ALEX VEIGAaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsHealth care industryIndustriesFinancial marketsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:15:00 GMTStubHub files lawsuit against Ticketmaster YORK (AP) — StubHub is suing Ticketmaster and the Golden State Warriors, alleging it unfairly required fans looking to resell tickets to use Ticketmaster's resale exchange.fBusinessSports transactionsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsSports businessSportsNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballMen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:02:20 GMTBlogger hacked to death in Bangladesh's capital, Bangladesh (AP) — A blogger was hacked to death by three men in Bangladesh's capital on Monday, and two of the attackers were caught near the scene, police said.By JULHAS ALAMiGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeBangladeshDhakaSouth AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 16:37:44 GMTSelena's dad: Mixed feelings about fans marking star's death ANTONIO (AP) — Twenty years after Selena's murder, the Latin world will remember "The Queen of Tejano" with concerts, lookalike contests, dances and a massive festival. But her father has mixed feelings about the celebrations.By ENRIQUE LOPETEGUIaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentFairs and festivalsCelebrityRecreation and leisureLifestyleCorpus ChristiSan AntonioUnited StatesTexasNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:14:03 GMTOfficials examining why plane landed short of Halifax runway (AP) — An Air Canada passenger plane landed so significantly short of the runway in Halifax that it hit a power line and knocked out power at the airport, the lead investigator said Monday.By ROB GILLIESiGeneral newsWeatherCanadaHalifax Regional MunicipalityTorontoNorth AmericaNova ScotiaOntario, 30 Mar 2015 17:12:36 GMTAP Interview: Saudi Arabia seeks to attract non-oil capital, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia has undertaken several initiatives to attract foreign capital outside of its oil and gas sector, the deputy governor of the kingdom's investment authority said Monday.By AYA BATRAWYiBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesDubaiUnited Arab EmiratesSaudi ArabiaJiddahMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 17:17:25 GMTGuinea shuts border with Sierra Leone in effort to end Ebola, Guinea (AP) — Guinea closed its border with Sierra Leone on Monday as part of new efforts to stamp out Ebola, an official said.BY BOUBACAR DIALLOiGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsWest AfricaGuineaSierra LeoneAfricaLiberia, 30 Mar 2015 17:22:33 GMTTeva buying Auspex for $3.2 billion YORK (AP) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is buying Auspex Pharmaceuticals for about $3.2 billion in a move to strengthen its position on central nervous system condition treatments.aBusinessGeneral newsHealthHealth care industryIndustries, 30 Mar 2015 17:07:49 GMTMcDonald's to test all-day breakfast in April in San Diego YORK (AP) — McDonald's is going to start testing an all-day breakfast at some locations in the San Diego area starting next month.aBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyle, 30 Mar 2015 17:01:34 GMTCoalition spokesman: Saudi-led forces block Yemen ports, Yemen (AP) — The spokesman for the Saudi-led campaign against Yemeni rebels says coalition naval forces have besieged the country's ports.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaMiddle EastTehranSaudi ArabiaIran, 30 Mar 2015 16:38:56 GMTSEC files fraud charges against Lynn Tilton, firms (AP) — Federal regulators have filed civil fraud charges against prominent Wall Street executive Lynn Tilton and her investment firms. They are accused of concealing the poor performance of fund assets linked to loans to distressed companies.By MARCY GORDONwBusinessGeneral newsSEC filingsGovernment regulationsFraud and false statementsFinancial servicesIndustriesCorporate newsGovernment and politicsCrime, 30 Mar 2015 17:20:00 GMT2 US agents charged with fraud during Silk Road inquiry FRANCISCO (AP) — Two former federal agents have been charged with stealing digital currency during their investigation into an online black market that allowed users to buy and sell drugs and other illegal items.By KRISTIN J. BENDERhtBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTechnologyComputer crimeTheftFraud and false statementsMoney launderingNational courtsCrimeNational governmentsCourtsJudiciarySan FranciscoUnited StatesBaltimoreMarylandCaliforniaNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:00:45 GMTTunisian museum reopens after deadly attack against tourists, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's National Bardo Museum reopened to the public Monday 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.By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZAiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTravelLeisure travelMuseumsLifestyleRecreation and leisureTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 30 Mar 2015 16:51:39 GMTPolice: Auditor spokesman left note before apparent suicide CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say the spokesman for Missouri auditor's office left a note before his apparent suicide, which came about a month after his boss killed himself.By DAVID A. LIEBaGeneral newsSuicidesCriminal investigationsState governmentsGovernment and politicsLaw and orderCrimeState electionsElectionsMissouriJefferson CityUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:19:00 GMTTrevor Noah set to replace Jon Stewart on 'The 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 in recent months, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday.By FRAZIER MOOREaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentComedy performanceHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicitySouth AfricaAfricaSouthern Africa, 30 Mar 2015 16:51:32 GMTSuspect in Ohio fireworks store blaze that killed 9 dies, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of starting a 1996 fire at an Ohio fireworks store that killed nine people has died in a mental health facility.aGeneral newsFiresCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersIrontonOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:26:56 GMTUS officials: 1 dead after car tries to ram Fort Meade gate MEADE, Md. (AP) — A firefight erupted Monday when two people in a car tried to ram a National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade, killing at least one person, according to preliminary reports cited by two U.S. officials.By MEREDITH SOMERS and LOLITA C. BALDORaGeneral newsIntelligence agenciesNational securityCrimeWar and unrestGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseViolent crimeBaltimoreUnited StatesMarylandNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 16:52:00 GMTReview: Ringo Starr's latest recalls Fab times and vibes Starr, "Postcards from Paradise" (Universal Music Enterprises)By JEFF KAROUBeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainment, 30 Mar 2015 16:40:30 GMTAP source: US moving toward charging doctor in Menendez case (AP) — Federal prosecutors are moving toward charging a Florida eye doctor over his dealings with New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, according to a person familiar with a Justice Department investigation into their relationship.By ERIC TUCKERwGovernment and politicsLegislatureGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment programsDominican RepublicNew JerseyCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 16:59:12 GMTVolvo Cars plans to open its first US plant (AP) — Volvo Cars is planning to build an assembly plant in the U.S.aBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 16:58:39 GMT14 hurt, 2 seriously, in Brooklyn collision of bus, minivan YORK (AP) — Authorities say a minivan has collided with a New York City bus, injuring 14 people, two of them seriously.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:01:54 GMTJudge weighs 'mental anguish' law opposed by cop-killer, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge is considering the legality of a Pennsylvania law that is intended to protect crime victims but whose opponents including a convicted cop-killer say restricts free speech.By MARK SCOLFOROaGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryHarrisburgPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:02:13 GMTTravel new and now: Main Streets, cherry trees, Viking ships STREET AWARDSBy BETH J. HARPAZtTravelLifestyleBotanical gardensDeciduous treesTreesVisual artsFairs and festivalsRecreation and leisurePlantsArts and entertainmentRawlinsWyomingCape GirardeauMissouriNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 30 Mar 2015 17:24:20 GMTNew Hampshire authorities: Mother killed daughters, self, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say a New Hampshire woman killed her two young daughters before killing herself.By HOLLY RAMERaGeneral newsNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 16:37:39 GMTDunkin' Donuts eyes shift to all cage-free eggs globally, Mass. (AP) — Dunkin' Donuts is looking to transition to all cage-free eggs worldwide.fBusinessMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 16:45:55 GMT2 federal agents charged with stealing digital currency amid inquiry into online black market FRANCISCO (AP) — 2 federal agents charged with stealing digital currency amid inquiry into online black market.aGeneral newsComputer crimeTheftCrime, 30 Mar 2015 16:48:51 GMTTeen libertarian is face of Brazil's young free-market right PAULO (AP) — Microphone in hand and standing atop the sound truck, the raspy-voiced protest leader jabbed his finger into the air shouting for the ouster of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, igniting wild cheers from the crowd below him.By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICONiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsEconomyGovernment and politicsPolitical scandalsLegislaturePolitical and civil unrestBusinessPolitical issuesBrazilUnited StatesSao PauloSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:16:57 offering to help get jobs done around the house (AP) — is introducing a referral service to help people to get projects and chores done around their homes.htBusinessTechnologyProducts and servicesCorporate newsAgricultureIndustriesWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 17:21:34 GMTFerry operator Stena Line tests running ship on methanol (AP) — Swedish ferry operator Stena Line says it has converted one of its ships to enable it to run on methanol, testing the potential of the environmentally friendly fuel for the shipping industry.htBusinessGeneral newsScienceTechnologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesSwedenWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 17:07:35 GMTHigh court sends back ruling on Virginia redistricting (AP) — A federal appeals court must take another look at its ruling that Virginia state lawmakers packed too many black voters into one congressional district, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsVoting districtsNational courtsLegislatureElectionsCourtsJudiciaryState governmentsNational governmentsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 16:58:50 GMT