FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 20 Apr 2014 13:55:09 -0700Flyers rally to beat Rangers 4-2, even series YORK (AP) — This win was three years in the making for backup goalie Ray Emery and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers.IRA PODELLsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityPhiladelphiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 20 Apr 2014 20:34:09 GMTMiss America: Don't suspend teen over prom invite, Pa. (AP) — Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.aGeneral newsOdditiesMiss America PageantPromsEducationEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEventsOccasionsLifestyleBeauty pageantsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentYorkPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 18:26:55 GMTGeneral Mills scraps controversial new legal terms YORK (AP) — General Mills is scrapping a controversial plan to strip consumers of their right to sue the food company.aBusinessGeneral news, 20 Apr 2014 17:44:57 GMT8 dead in northern Mexico plane crash CITY (AP) — A private plane has crashed in a northern Mexico city, killing all eight people on board.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 20 Apr 2014 18:28:11 GMTBroncos gather for 1st time since Super Bowl flop, Colo. (AP) — No trip to the White House, diamond-encrusted rings or ticker tape parade.ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsAthlete injuriesNFL Super BowlProfessional footballAthlete healthEventsFootballColoradoAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 17:08:14 GMTGermany to play Czech Republic in Fed Cup final will take on the Czech Republic in the Fed Cup final after both countries wrapped up their semifinal victories by winning the first reverse singles on Sunday.The Associated PresssSportsFed CupTennisWomen's tennisEventsWomen's sports, 20 Apr 2014 19:35:23 GMTAP Photos: Christians seek hope in Easter events the splendor of the Vatican to some of the world's most troubled regions, Christians worldwide sought hope Sunday in their religion's holiest event — the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.The Associated PressaGeneral newsChristianityReligious strifeHolidaysReligionSocial affairsOccasionsLifestyleIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSyriaUkraineMiddle EastEastern EuropeEurope, 20 Apr 2014 19:03:14 GMTAttacks kill at least 18 people in Iraq (AP) — A series of attacks, including a coordinated assault on a private Shiite college in Baghdad, killed at least 18 people and wounded nearly 50 in Iraq on Sunday, officials said.SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsBombingsParliamentary electionsImprovised explosivesGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesElectionsBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 20 Apr 2014 18:05:40 GMTAhead of vote, Syria's Assad visits seized village (AP) — Syria's embattled president marked Easter with a tour Sunday of an ancient Christian village recently recaptured by his forces, an important symbolic prize for his government ahead of coming presidential elections he appears poised to contest.BARBARA SURKiGeneral newsCivil warsChemical weaponsChristianityLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesTerrorismWar and unrestWeapons of mass destructionNational electionsElectionsSyriaDamascusMiddle East, 20 Apr 2014 19:20:20 GMTMurphy delivers for Indians in 6-4 win (AP) — David Murphy hit a three-run double in the sixth inning and John Axford worked out of bases-loaded jam in the ninth, lifting the Cleveland Indians to a 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.sSportsMen's sportsBaseballProfessional baseballClevelandTorontoOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 20 Apr 2014 20:18:22 GMTHarper back in Nationals lineup (AP) — Bryce Harper will start Sunday in for the Nationals a day after he was replaced in the sixth inning for lack of hustle.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 20 Apr 2014 18:53:06 GMTMiss America: Rethink suspension over prom query, Pa. (AP) — Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a high school senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.aBeauty pageantsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentGeneral newsOdditiesMiss America PageantPromsEducationEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEventsOccasionsLifestyleYorkPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 18:09:50 GMT4-year-old half siblings die in accidental NY fire YORK (AP) — A basement blaze that killed 4-year-old half siblings was accidentally set by children playing with fire, authorities said Sunday.aGeneral newsFiresAccidentsAccidents and disastersNew York CityQueensNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 19:54:33 GMTTranscript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing, a radio transcript released Sunday showed, suggesting the chaotic situation may have added to a death toll that could eventually exceed 300.GILLIAN WONGHYUNG-JIN KIMiGovernment and politicsGeneral newsMissing personsCrimeTrafficAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 20 Apr 2014 19:20:53 GMTPart of Fla. history to step back into spotlight, Fla. (AP) — Hidden behind live oaks and magnolias near the Florida Governor's Mansion, a historic house that symbolizes much of the state's terrible past and transformation will soon have its doors opened to the public.GARY FINEOUTaGeneral newsState governmentsGovernment and politicsFloridaTallahasseeUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 20:22:11 GMTFestive hats, pastels abound at NYC Easter parade YORK (AP) — Most New Yorkers showed their best colors in the annual Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, but a few may have dusted off their Halloween outfits.aGeneral newsHolidaysParadesOccasionsLifestyleRecreation and leisureNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 18:46:07 GMTLarge wildfire in Dutch national park, Netherlands (AP) — A large wildfire destroyed at least 530 hectares (1,300 acres) in the Netherlands' Hoge Veluwe National Park on Sunday, one of the worst fires seen in the region for decades, Dutch authorities said.TOBY STERLINGiGeneral newsNatural disastersFiresAccidents and disastersNetherlandsWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Apr 2014 18:08:37 GMTEgypt: Ex-army chief, leftist to run for president (AP) — Egypt's election commission said Sunday only two presidential hopefuls, one of them the powerful former military chief who nine months ago ousted the country's first democratically elected leader, have submitted their papers to run in next month's polls.SARAH EL DEEBiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsElectionsCampaignsGovernment and politicsState governmentsMilitary leadershipNational electionsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesArmed forcesMilitary and defenseEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 20 Apr 2014 17:58:35 GMTNBA: Refs missed foul call in Warriors-Clippers ANGELES (AP) — The NBA said referees missed a foul call late in the Warriors' Game 1 win that would have given the Clippers a chance to tie the score.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 20:41:40 GMT'Capt. America' tops box office for third week ANGELES (AP) — Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominating over megastar Johnny Depp's new movie.SANDY COHENaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 18:36:33 GMTStudy: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas (AP) — Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.DINA CAPPIELLOwBusinessGovernment and politicsAgricultural scienceClimateAtmospheric scienceEnergy and the environmentAgriculture and the environmentEnvironmental scienceAgricultureEnvironmental concernsScienceEnvironmentEnvironment and natureIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsIndustriesEarth scienceAir qualityEnergy industry, 20 Apr 2014 17:08:24 GMTMalaysia Airlines jet turns back after gear fails LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines says a flight heading to India made an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur after it was forced to turn back when its right landing gear malfunctioned.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMalaysiaKuala LumpurBangaloreSoutheast AsiaAsiaIndiaSouth Asia, 20 Apr 2014 18:53:40 GMTObama, family cause a small stir at Easter service (AP) — President Barack Obama may have expected a quiet Easter, but his presence rallied a congregation eager to greet him and his family to the front of the church.STACY A. ANDERSONwLifestyleGovernment and politicsChristianityReligionSocial affairs, 20 Apr 2014 18:29:20 GMTYemen: Airstrike targets al-Qaida training camps, Yemen (AP) — An airstrike targeting suspected al-Qaida training camps in a rugged mountain region in southern Yemen killed a number of fighters Sunday, a high-level government security committee said, without specifying a casualty figure.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 18:12:28 GMTWawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters (AP) — Stanislas Wawrinka showed that his first Grand Slam title wasn't a fluke, upstaging his more illustrious countryman to add a maiden Masters trophy in Monte Carlo on Sunday.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMonacoMonte CarloWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Apr 2014 18:49:36 GMTBlackhawks D Seabrook suspended for hit on Backes (AP) — Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook has been suspended for three games for his hit on Blues center David Backes during their first-round playoff series.sSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sports, 20 Apr 2014 18:56:02 GMTMarlins score 2 in 8th to sweep Mariners (AP) — Adeiny Hechavarria hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth inning after an instant replay went in Miami's favor and the Marlins beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 to complete a three-game sweep.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 20:36:54 GMTGomez, Snider ejected after Brewers, Pirates brawl (AP) — Brewers CF Carlos Gomez and Pirates OF Travis Snider were ejected from a game Sunday afternoon following a third-inning brawl.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 19:14:14 GMTBoxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76 "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday. He was 76.GREG BEACHAMaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSportsMusicEntertainmentBoxingViolent crimeMen's boxingCrimeLegal proceedingsMoviesAccidents and disastersMen's sportsLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityBooks and literatureTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 18:10:54 GMTEx-justice says politics can be factor on retiring (AP) — John Paul Stevens says he thinks it's appropriate for Supreme Court justices to factor in political considerations when weighing a decision to retire.wGovernment and politicsJudicial appointments and nominationsJudiciaryGovernment appointments and nominationsNational courtsNational governmentsCourts, 20 Apr 2014 18:35:31 GMTSleeping girl killed in alleged drunk driver crash, Calif. (AP) — A 16-year-old Southern California girl was killed while sleeping in her bed after an alleged drunken driver crashed his SUV into her home.aGeneral newsReckless endangermentCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPalmdaleCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 18:02:18 GMTGOP campaign committee has $31M to hold House (AP) — The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $10 million in March and has $31.2 million banked to defend the party's majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical fundraisingCampaignsPolitical action committeesPolitical partiesLegislaturePolitical organizations, 20 Apr 2014 20:43:50 GMTBrand names in NY standardized tests vex parents YORK (AP) — "Just Do It" has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York's Common Core standardized English tests.KAREN MATTHEWSaBusinessGeneral newsSportsStudent testingMarketing and advertisingProducts and servicesCorporate newsEducationSocial affairsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 17:39:37 GMT8 killed in Finland parachutist plane accident (AP) — Finnish officials say eight people died when a small plane carrying parachutists crashed to the ground and caught fire.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFinlandWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Apr 2014 18:36:06 GMTTigers edge sloppy Angels 2-1 (AP) — Rick Porcello pitched seven sharp innings, and the Detroit Tigers took advantage of four Los Angeles errors in a 2-1 victory over the Angels on Sunday.NOAH TRISTERsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 20:47:27 GMTDuncan scores 27 points, Spurs beat Mavs 90-85 ANTONIO (AP) — Tim Duncan scored 27 points, and the San Antonio Spurs held the Dallas Mavericks to one field goal in the final seven minutes to rally for a 90-85 victory Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.RAUL DOMINGUEZsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSan AntonioDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 19:52:48 GMTGomez, Snider ejected after Brewer-Pirates brawl (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez and Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Travis Snider were ejected Sunday after a shouting match quickly escalated into a full-scale brawl.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 19:47:36 GMTBoston race makes room for those affected by bombs (AP) — "I need to run."JIMMY GOLENaGeneral newsSportsBoston MarathonBoston Marathon bombingMarathonsHealthBombingsAccidents and disastersEventsTrack and fieldHigher educationEducationSocial affairsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMTDad of Massachusetts boy found dead plans funeral (AP) — The father of a missing boy whose body was found off a Massachusetts highway says he was crushed to hear that his 5-year-old son's remains had been identified but is planning his funeral.aGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesMissing personsCrimeMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 20:45:33 GMTMalaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines flight heading to India with 166 people aboard made an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early Monday after it was forced to turn back when a tire burst upon takeoff, the airline said.iGovernment and politicsGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMalaysiaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaAsia, 20 Apr 2014 19:53:30 GMTMemorial for 11 serial-killing victims needs $250K (AP) — Construction of a memorial at the Cleveland site where the remains of 11 women were found in a serial killer's home has been delayed because its funding is short by $250,000.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 19:34:13 GMTBid, Dick, bid: 'Dick and Jane' artworks for sale, N.H. (AP) — In the portrait, the little boy's blue eyes twinkle as he looks straight ahead. His apple cheeks shine. There's a gap in his teeth, and his reddish-brown hair is just slightly tousled. He's an All-American boy.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBusinessArts and collectibles auctionsVisual artsShoppingLifestyleNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 19:10:15 GMTKuwait court shuts 2 newspapers over coup articles CITY (AP) — A Kuwaiti court has temporarily suspended the publication of two independent newspapers over articles about a secret probe into allegations of a coup plot to overthrow the Gulf monarchy's government, the official state news agency reported Sunday.HUSSAIN AL-QATARIiGeneral newsNewspapersCoups d'etatNational governmentsNews mediaMediaWar and unrestGovernment and politicsKuwaitKuwait CityMiddle East, 20 Apr 2014 18:25:41 GMTPopovich to Sager: 'I promise I'll be nice' ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he looks forward to sideline reporter Craig Sager's return and "I promise I'll be nice."sSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 20:04:43 GMTA look at the dual justice system in the West Bank (AP) — Israeli and Palestinian minors accused of crimes in the West Bank are subject to two different sets of laws. Israeli settlers are prosecuted under Israeli civilian law, while Palestinians are thrust into the military justice system. Critics complain that the conviction rate in the military system is higher and the penalties stiffer. Here are some statistics about juvenile arrests between 2008 and 2013 from Israel's national police force:iGeneral newsJudiciaryCrimeGovernment and politicsWest BankIsraelPalestinian territoriesMiddle East, 20 Apr 2014 19:08:53 GMTIn Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream (AP) —aGeneral newsDrug-related crimeHigher educationCrimeEducationSocial affairsColoradoDenverSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 20 Apr 2014 20:49:06 GMTInsurgents kill at least 11 Algerian soldiers, Algeria (AP) — Islamist insurgents ambushed an Algerian military convoy in a mountainous region, killing 11 soldiers and wounding five others, the Defense Ministry said Sunday.AOMAR OUALIiGeneral newsMilitant groupsElectionsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestNational electionsAlgeriaNorth AfricaAlgiersAfrica, 20 Apr 2014 19:13:15 GMTRadwanska leads Poland to 3-2 Fed Cup win vs Spain, Spain (AP) — Agnieszka Radwanska won her second singles match before teaming up with Alicja Rosolska to claim the decisive doubles and give Poland a 3-2 win over Spain in their Fed Cup World Group playoff on Sunday.sWomen's tennisTennisSportsWomen's sportsFed CupEventsSpainPolandBarcelonaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 20 Apr 2014 17:41:25 GMTNavy OKs changes for submariners' sleep schedules, Conn. (AP) — With no sunlight to set day apart from night on a submarine, the U.S. Navy for decades has staggered sailors' working hours on schedules with little resemblance to life above the ocean's surface.MICHAEL MELIAaBusinessGeneral newsHealthArmed forcesMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 17:21:28 GMTPolice: Man pelted woman at egg decorating party (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a man threw hardboiled eggs at his girlfriend during an Easter egg decorating party, then tried to attack police.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 20:39:50 GMT