FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Feb 2015 14:41:04 -0800No. 16 North Carolina women score last 14 for 72-60 win HILL, N.C. (AP) — Stephanie Mavunga had 25 points and 14 rebounds, Alisha Gray 15 and 15 and No. 16 North Carolina scored the last 14 points of the game to defeat Boston College 72-60 on Sunday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 21:29:35 GMTKorpikoski, Domingue lead Coyotes over Canadiens 3-2 (AP) — Lauri Korpikoski scored two power-play goals, Louis Domingue won in his first NHL start and Arizona Coyotes beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 Sunday.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsMontrealArizonaQuebecCanadaNorth AmericaUnited States, 01 Feb 2015 21:46:30 GMTNo. 11 Arizona State women beat Utah 58-48 LAKE CITY (AP) — Katie Hempen and Promise Amukamara scored 11 points apiece and No. 11 Arizona State held off a game Utah squad 58-48 on Sunday.sSportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsArizonaUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 22:29:32 GMTUConn coach Geno Auriemma hits win No. 899 over Temple (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 17 points and UConn coach Geno Auriemma got career win No. 899 in the No. 2 Huskies' 83-49 win over Temple on Sunday.By DAN GELSTONsSportsWomen's sportsCollege basketballCoachingBasketballWomen's basketballCollege sportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 21:05:10 GMTNo. 15 Nebraska women pull away from Michigan 75-60, Neb. (AP) — Tear'a Laudermill scored 13 of her 19 points in the second half when No. 15 Nebraska took control for a 75-60 win over Michigan on Sunday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsNebraskaMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 22:14:08 GMT'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' sweeps Sundance Awards CITY, Utah (AP) — Sundance breakout "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," a quirky, heartfelt story about a pair of high school film-lovers who befriend a girl with cancer, won both the U.S. dramatic audience award and the grand jury prize at the 31st Sundance Film Festival awards, announced Saturday.By LINDSEY BAHReArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentDocumentariesSundance Film FestivalEventsPark CityUnited StatesUtahNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 21:39:08 GMTStorm blankets Midwest in snow, creeps toward Northeast (AP) — A slow-moving winter storm blanketed a large swath of the Plains and Midwest in snow Sunday, forcing the cancellation of roughly 2,000 flights, making roads treacherous and forcing some people to rethink their plans to attend Super Bowl parties.By SOPHIA TAREENaGeneral newsStormsWinter weatherWeatherU.S. Nor'easter 2015State governmentsTrafficAir travel disruptionsPartiesEventsGovernment and politicsTransportationOccasionsLifestyleChicagoIllinoisDes MoinesMaineNebraskaUnited StatesNorth AmericaIowa, 01 Feb 2015 22:34:10 GMTLoyd leads No. 4 Notre Dame to 92-63 win over Wake Forest BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, Lindsay Allen added 18 and No. 4 Notre Dame forced 30 turnovers in a 92-63 win over Wake Forest on Sunday.By TOM COYNEsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsSouth BendIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 20:35:04 GMTWhiteside comes up big for Heat in 83-75 win over Celtics (AP) — Hassan Whiteside was hardly shocked when Miami coach Erik Spoelstra designed a play for him late in the third quarter of a tight game.By MATTHEW CARROLLsSportsProfessional footballMen's basketballFootballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 22:19:21 GMTSteen scores twice, Blues hold on to defeat Capitals 4-3 (AP) — Alexander Steen had two goals and an assist, Brian Elliot stopped 33 shots, and the streaking St. Louis Blues held on to defeat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Sunday afternoon.By HARVEY VALENTINEsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockey, 01 Feb 2015 21:00:30 GMTUkrainian separatist advance forces mass flight, Ukraine (AP) — As fighting escalates around the town Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine, a growing wave of civilians are fleeing their homes, taking the risk of being struck by stray projectiles on their way, and often leaving family members behind.By PETER LEONARDiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsAccidents and disastersFloodsUkraineDonetskRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 01 Feb 2015 20:32:18 GMTNorthern California chief's new approach revitalizes force, Calif. (AP) — In December, the openly gay, white police chief of this tough, minority-dominated Northern California city held up a sign reading "#blacklivesmatter" during a protest over the deaths of two unarmed black suspects at the hands of Missouri and New York police.By PAUL ELIASaGeneral newsPoliceProtests and demonstrationsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestCaliforniaFargoUnited StatesNorth AmericaNorth Dakota, 01 Feb 2015 20:25:10 GMT'Sniper' shoots down Super Bowl weekend record with $31.9M YORK (AP) — "American Sniper" shot down another box-office record: Its $31.9 million is the biggest Super Bowl weekend gross ever.By JAKE COYLEaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentProfessional footballNFL Super BowlFootballSportsEventsNFL footballUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 20:24:37 GMTNo. 12 Texas A&M women take down Auburn 78-45 STATION, Texas (AP) — Courtney Williams scored a career-high 23 points to lead No. 12 Texas A&M past Auburn 78-45 on Sunday for its 14th straight win at home.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 22:08:58 GMTSheriff seeking 'person of interest' after 5 people killed, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say they are searching for a "person of interest" after five people were found slain inside a home in west Georgia.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLa GrangeGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 21:56:49 GMTA bunch of 5: Djokovic wins another Australian Open title, Australia (AP) — This was one occasion where Novak Djokovic couldn't really empathize with Andy Murray, his long-time friend.By JOHN PYEsSportsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's tennisAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisMen's sportsEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceania, 01 Feb 2015 22:18:22 GMTObama: NFL should consider officials controlling game balls (AP) — President Barack Obama is weighing into the controversy over deflated footballs and says the NFL should be considering how officials can control game balls.wGovernment and politicsSportsNFL Super BowlSports governanceProfessional footballFootballEvents, 01 Feb 2015 22:05:21 GMTNo. 22 Rutgers women pull away late, beat Penn State 76-65, N.J. (AP) — Kahleah Copper scored 25 points and Tyler Scaife added 21 to help No. 22 Rutgers beat Penn State 76-65 on Sunday for its fourth consecutive win.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 19:28:32 GMTChristie begins trip to London with soccer, not politics (AP) — An unabashed fan of the Dallas Cowboys, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spent Super Bowl Sunday on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, watching football of another sort.By JILL COLVINpGovernment and politicsSportsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsState governmentsSoccerMen's soccerProfessional footballPolitical partiesForeign policyNational electionsElectionsMen's sportsFootballPolitical organizationsGovernment policyInternational relationsProfessional soccerUnited KingdomLondonNew JerseyWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 19:50:28 GMTSome highlights of proposals in Obama's new spending plan of proposals in the $4 trillion budget for 2016 that President Barack Obama sends to Congress on Monday:By The Associated PressaBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 20:41:00 GMTWest Virginia women upset No. 24 Oklahoma 78-69, W.Va. (AP) — Breana McDonald scored a career-high 19 points to lead West Virginia to a 78-69 upset victory over No. 24 Oklahoma on Sunday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsOklahomaWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 21:15:23 GMTForeign affairs, culture wars split GOP focus ahead of 2016 (AP) — Need evidence there's no clear path to the Republican presidential nomination? Consider the competing messages some likely candidates delivered on Sunday's talk shows.By PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsGays and lesbiansCampaignsChristianityCulturesWar and unrestInternational relationsMarriagePolitical partiesLanguageElectionsReligionSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesFamily issuesGeneral newsPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational electionsIowaUnited StatesSouth CarolinaNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 20:53:00 GMTSan Francisco experiences driest January on record FRANCISCO (AP) — For the first time in recorded weather history, San Francisco received no measurable rain in January.aGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 20:49:20 GMTUConn coach Geno Auriemma posts win No. 899, tops Temple (AP) — Geno Auriemma has enough national championship rings, Olympic gold medals and conference championship banners to fill a wing at any Hall of Fame.By DAN GELSTONsSportsWomen's sportsCollege basketballCoachingBasketballWomen's basketballCollege sportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 22:26:20 GMTNo. 6 Lady Vols beat No. 18 Mississippi State 79-67, Tenn. (AP) — Cierra Burdick scored a career-high 24 points and had eight rebounds and six assists to help No. 6 Tennessee beat No. 18 Mississippi State 79-67 on Sunday.By STEVE MEGARGEEsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsTennesseeMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 22:21:47 GMTObama assumes NFL will look at having refs control footballs (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's not sure whether the Patriots cheated when they used deflated footballs in the game that got them to the Super Bowl, but says he assumes the NFL will consider giving referees more control of the footballs.wArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentProfessional footballFootball, 01 Feb 2015 22:03:53 GMTAnthony scores 31 points as Knicks rout Lakers 92-80 YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony hears those voices saying he's getting old, that he can't jump like he once did.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports mediaNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 22:08:35 GMTMarathon bombing defense likely to focus on dead brother (AP) — The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsViolent crimeBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsBoxingCrimeIslamismBombingsEventsLaw and orderSportsGovernment and politicsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesRussiaNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEurope, 01 Feb 2015 22:06:17 GMTAustralia's Mathew Goggin wins Tour opener CITY (AP) — Australia's Mathew Goggin won the Tour's season-opening Panama Claro Championship on Sunday, closing with a 3-under 67 for a four-stroke victory.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfPanama CityPanamaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Feb 2015 21:47:51 GMTPoeltl scores 14 points, No. 11 Utah crushes USC 67-39 ANGELES (AP) — Jakob Poeltl had 14 points and nine rebounds, and No. 11 Utah crushed Southern California 67-39 on Sunday.By KYLE GLASERsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 21:54:22 GMTTop 25 Capsules, Ky. (AP) — Jennifer O'Neill scored 21 points to lead No. 10 Kentucky to an 80-72 win over No. 21 Georgia on Sunday.By The Associated PresssSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsBasketballCoachingCollege sportsWomen's basketballTexasTennesseeWacoOklahomaNebraskaKansasNorth CarolinaKnoxvilleMississippiAuburnPhiladelphiaWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaIndianaPennsylvania, 01 Feb 2015 22:25:39 GMTObama proposing $478 billion public works program in budget (AP) — The $4 trillion budget that President Barack Obama sends Congress on Monday proposes higher taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, and an ambitious $478 billion public works program for highway, bridge and transit upgrades.By JIM KUHNHENN and MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment programsEconomyCorporate taxesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsEconomic policyGovernment policyCorporate newsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 22:32:13 GMTNo. 3 Baylor women win 19th in row, 66-58 over Kansas, Texas (AP) — Nina Davis had 22 points and No. 3 Baylor won its 19th consecutive game, 66-58 over turnover-plagued Kansas on Sunday.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsWacoKansasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 21:58:40 GMTImmigrants could wait until 2019 to have cases resolved ANTONIO (AP) — Thousands of immigrants seeking legalization through the U.S. court system have had their hearings canceled and are being told by the government that it may be 2019 or later before their futures are resolved.By SETH ROBBINSaGeneral newsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesSan AntonioMexicoTexasNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Feb 2015 19:24:33 GMTNFL to keep the roof open for Super Bowl Sunday, Ariz. (AP) — The retractable roof will be open for the Super Bowl.sSportsNFL Super BowlProfessional footballEventsFootballArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 20:14:38 GMTFlorida State rallies to beat No. 23 Miami 55-54, Fla. (AP) — Montay Brandon scored 18 points on 7-of-7 shooting, and Florida State rallied from a 16-point first-half deficit to beat No. 23 Miami 55-54 on Sunday.sSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 20:30:32 GMTNo. 10 Kentucky beats No. 21 Georgia 80-72 behind O'Neill, Ky. (AP) — Jennifer O'Neill scored 21 points to lead No. 10 Kentucky to an 80-72 win over No. 21 Georgia on Sunday.By KEITH TAYLORsSportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsGriffinKentuckyGeorgiaTennesseeKnoxvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 21:12:58 GMTAlan Simpson says Jeb Bush best choice for president in 2016, Wyo. (AP) — Former Wyoming U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson said he supports former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for president.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWyomingUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 21:30:17 GMTGoats offered as alternative for clearing area of plutonium, Colo. (AP) — A goat herder who has a college degree in weed sciences told federal wildlife officials that she could eliminate the need for a possible 700-acre controlled burn at the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge by turning her goats loose there and eliminate concerns over spreading radioactive plutonium.aGeneral newsAnimalsWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementLand environmentColoradoBoulderUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 21:51:38 GMTAfter perfect January, Hawks look to make it 20 in a row (AP) — After a far-from-perfect performance, the Atlanta Hawks head into February with the NBA's best record and savoring a bit of NBA history as the first team to go 17-0 within a calendar month.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 19:32:13 GMTFrance offers support for Greece amid bailout tensions (AP) — France's Socialist government offered support Sunday for Greece's efforts to renegotiate debt for its huge bailout plan, amid renewed fears about Europe's economic stability.By SYLVIE CORBETiBusinessGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsGreeceFranceEuropeParisWestern Europe, 01 Feb 2015 21:15:38 GMTEgypt releases imprisoned Al-Jazeera reporter (AP) — A reporter for Al-Jazeera English was released from an Egyptian prison and deported Sunday after more than a year behind bars, but his two Egyptian colleagues remained jailed in a case widely condemned as a sham by human-rights groups.By SARAH EL DEEBiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestCrimeInternational relationsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesLaw and orderGovernment and politicsLegislationLegislatureEgyptAustraliaCairoMiddle EastEast AfricaQatarNorth AfricaAfricaOceania, 01 Feb 2015 21:23:08 GMTBoyfriend arrested in rape, brutal attack of California girl, Calif. (AP) — Police in Central California arrested a man accused of holding his 16-year-old girlfriend in a car, raping her and beating her with a tire iron over the course of five days.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeArrestsCrimes against childrenLaw and orderHanfordCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 19:42:40 GMTHutton stops 21 shots, Predators shut out Penguins 4-0 (AP) — Connor Hutton knows he's not Pekka Rinne, so it makes no sense to even try.By WILL GRAVESsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 22:33:09 GMTBaby born on roadside as mom drives herself to hospital LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say a pregnant Utah woman driving herself to the hospital gave birth to a healthy, nearly 10-pound baby boy on the side of an interstate highway Saturday.aGeneral newsChild and teen healthHealthSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 22:32:51 GMTRunning Story: Super Bowl ads from start to finish YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl's ad games have been underway for weeks now, but there are still some surprises left.By CANDICE CHOI and MAE ANDERSONaBusinessGeneral newsSportsNFL Super BowlSocial mediaProfessional footballEventsInformation technologyIndustriesMedia and entertainment industryOnline mediaMediaFootball, 01 Feb 2015 21:33:50 GMTUnion asks refinery workers to strike after talks break down United Steelworkers Union called for its refinery workers to stage their largest walkout in more 30 years Sunday, saying its negotiations with Shell Oil Co. broke down less than two weeks after they began.By TOM MURPHYfBusinessStrikesLabor negotiationsLabor issuesGeneral newsSocial issuesSocial affairsPersonnelTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 21:23:02 GMTFog in Phoenix causes flight delays, cancellations (AP) — Super Bowl Sunday got off to an inconvenient start for hundreds of passengers trying to get to Phoenix for today's game.aGeneral newsSportsAir travel disruptionsProfessional footballTransportationFootballPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 22:35:08 GMTMichigan fighting claims of sexual abuse by teens in prison ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's prison system is the target of a class-action lawsuit alleging that guards and other workers failed to prevent the sexual assault of male teen inmates who were locked up with adults.By ED WHITEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderCorrectional systemsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceMichiganAnn ArborUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 22:30:18 GMTTCU women use late surge to upset No. 14 Texas 64-59 WORTH, Texas (AP) — Veja Hamilton scored 16 points and TCU broke a tie with seven straight points down the stretch on Sunday to upset No. 14 Texas 65-59.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Feb 2015 20:51:39 GMT