FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Nov 2014 20:32:19 -0800Strong quake in west China kills 2; 54 hurt (AP) — A strong earthquake struck a lightly populated, mountainous area of western China, killing at least two people, injuring 54 others and collapsing homes, officials said Sunday.CHRISTOPHER BODEENiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersLocal governmentsAccidentsGovernment and politicsChinaTibetChengduGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 01:29:23 GMTNo. 22 SMU holds on, tops Eastern Washington 77-68 (AP) — Nic Moore scored 22 points, Keith Frazier added a career-high 17 and No. 22 SMU bounced back from a pair of losses on the road to beat Eastern Washington 77-68 Saturday night.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWashingtonTexasDallasIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:04:51 GMTMan freed after 2 decades in prison to get $3.6M YORK (AP) — A man whose New York City murder conviction was overturned after he spent over 20 years in prison is getting $3.6 million from the state.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrime, 23 Nov 2014 01:22:00 GMTOfficer shoots boy holding fake gun at rec center (AP) — Police say a 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun at a Cleveland recreation center was shot and wounded by a responding officer.aGeneral newsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 03:19:16 GMTOfficial: Man who killed deputy had made threats, Fla. (AP) — A man who had made previous threats against police set his house on fire Saturday and ambushed the first sheriff's deputy who responded, fatally shooting the deputy and wounding another before he was killed by a police officer who lives nearby, a law enforcement official said.BRENDAN FARRINGTONaGeneral newsExtortion and threatsFiresViolent crimeCrimePoliceAccidents and disastersLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsFloridaTallahasseeUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 03:15:42 GMTNo. 1 Florida State edges Boston College 20-17, Fla. (AP) — Quarterback Jameis Winston trotted onto the water-logged field at Doak Campbell Stadium with aspirations of a second consecutive national championship on the line. The top-ranked Seminoles were in a tight game, once again, and needed their Heisman winner to make a play.KAREEM COPELANDsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballFloridaTallahasseeUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 03:11:45 GMTFlyers top Blue Jackets 4-2, snap 4-game skid (AP) — Brayden Schenn, Mark Streit, Wayne Simmonds and Braydon Coburn all scored for the Philadelphia Flyers, who broke a season-worst, four-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.CHRISTOPHER A. VITOsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:58:06 GMTCivic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.JOHN O'CONNORJIM SALTERaGeneral newsCrimeProtests and demonstrationsViolent crimePolitical and civil unrestLegal proceedingsLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:54:37 GMTWilliams, Raptors beat struggling Cavs, 110-93 (AP) — Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points and the Toronto Raptors rallied from a big early deficit to beat Cleveland 110-93 on Saturday night, handing LeBron James and the Cavaliers their fourth straight loss.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballTorontoClevelandOntarioCanadaNorth AmericaOhioUnited States, 23 Nov 2014 04:16:48 GMTNo. 19 Missouri outlasts Tennessee 29-21, Tenn. (AP) — Maty Mauk threw a pair of touchdown passes and Marcus Murphy ran for two scores Saturday as No. 19 Missouri defeated Tennessee 29-21 to maintain control of the SEC East race.STEVE MEGARGEEsSportsCollege sportsCollege footballFootballTennesseeMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 04:18:01 GMTNo. 4 Mississippi St beats Vanderbilt 51-0, Miss. (AP) — Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes and ran for another to lead No. 4 Mississippi State over Vanderbilt 51-0 on Saturday night.DAVID BRANDTsSportsCollege sportsCollege footballFootballMississippiStarkvilleAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 04:15:07 GMTHarden scores 32 as Rockets beat Mavericks 95-92 (AP) — James Harden scored 32 points, including five down the stretch, to help the Houston Rockets rally for a 95-92 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night.KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballHoustonTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 04:02:32 GMTKohler introduces odor-eating toilet seat (AP) — Blow out the candle and ditch the aerosol can.M.L. JOHNSONhtBusinessTechnologyWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 03:57:02 GMTNo. 9 Georgia rolls past Charleston Southern 55-9, Ga. (AP) — Nick Chubb and Georgia took care of Charleston Southern early, looking to carry the momentum into next week's state rivalry game against Georgia Tech.CHARLES ODUMsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballGeorgiaAthensUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 04:22:11 GMTJanzen, Putnam lead Pebble Beach Invitational BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Lee Janzen scrambled to a par 72, dropping into a share of the lead with Andrew Putnam, who shot a 2-under on a rainy Saturday, after three rounds at the Callaway Pebble Beach Invitational.sSportsGolfMen's golfWomen's golfMen's sportsWomen's sports, 23 Nov 2014 02:46:42 GMTArkansas defense shuts down Ole Miss in 30-0 win, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas officials lowered the goal posts in anticipation of a second straight week of onrushing fans.KURT VOIGTsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballArkansasMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 01:53:50 GMTForsberg lifts Predators over Panthers 3-2 in SO, Tenn. (AP) — Filip Forsberg scored the lone goal in a shootout, and the Nashville Predators beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night after squandering a two-goal lead in the final minute of the third period.JIM DIAMONDsSportsMountain lionsMen's sportsMammalsAnimalsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 04:05:42 GMTHundley leads No. 11 UCLA past No. 24 USC 38-20, Calif. (AP) — Brett Hundley passed for 326 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for another score, leading No. 11 UCLA past No. 24 Southern California 38-20 on Saturday night for the Bruins' third straight victory in the annual crosstown showdown.GREG BEACHAMsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballPasadenaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 04:29:47 GMTKnicks win 91-83, drop 76ers to 0-13 YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points, Amare Stoudemire added 16 points and 11 rebounds, and the New York Knicks dropped the Philadelphia 76ers to 0-13 with a 91-83 victory on Saturday night.BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballNew York CityNew YorkPhiladelphiaHoustonUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaTexas, 23 Nov 2014 03:24:17 GMTHomes collapse, 39 injured in Japan earthquake (AP) — Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics.KEN MORITSUGUMARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsProperty damageNatural disasters2011 Japan earthquake and tsunamiAccidents and disastersEventsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryAccidentsTsunamisJapanEast AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 02:57:34 GMTFamily of NYC man killed by police seeks answers YORK (AP) — Stunned relatives of an unarmed man killed by a rookie police officer in a dark public housing stairwell looked on as the Rev. Al Sharpton and public officials demanded a full investigation Saturday into what law enforcement officials have termed an apparent accident.VERENA DOBNIKJENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:59:25 GMTCanadiens beat Bruins 2-0 behind Price's 33 saves (AP) — Carey Price made 33 saves, Tomas Plekanec had a goal and an assist, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 2-0 on Saturday night.KEN POWTAKsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBostonMontrealMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaQuebecCanada, 23 Nov 2014 03:05:10 GMTOut of control: FSU, OSU just win, baby State finally took control of its game against Indiana in the fourth quarter. That was still better than Florida State.RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 03:32:17 GMTNo. 6 Baylor beats Oklahoma State 49-28, Texas (AP) — Bryce Petty threw touchdowns on Baylor's first two drives that took less than a minute combined, putting the No. 6 Bears ahead to stay in a 49-28 victory over Oklahoma State on Saturday night.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsCollege sportsCollege footballProfessional footballFootballWacoOklahomaTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 04:20:46 GMTPierce, Wall lead Wizards over Bucks 111-100 (AP) — Paul Pierce scored 25 points and John Wall added 19 points as the Washington Wizards rallied in the second half to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 111-100 Saturday.sSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 04:15:16 GMTGreen leads Suns over Pacers 106-83 (AP) — Things are looking up in the Valley of the Sun.JEFF SKIRVINsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 03:09:54 GMTCops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport (AP) — A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in the buff and bleeding, before being arrested, state police said.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:49:25 GMTNo. 14 Wisconsin holds off Iowa, 26-24 CITY, Iowa (AP) — Melvin Gordon's single-game rushing record barely lasted a week.LUKE MEREDITHsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballWisconsinIowaIowa CityUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 01:20:37 GMTBighorn sheep dies after escaping from LA Zoo ANGELES (AP) — A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and died after being struck by a driver who fled the scene, authorities said.aGeneral newsAnimalsSheepZoological parksMammalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:45:32 GMTUtah midwife ordered to face trial in baby's death CITY, Utah (AP) — A Cedar City midwife has been ordered to stand trial on a felony manslaughter charge in the 2012 death of a premature baby.aGeneral newsHealthViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 01:04:44 GMTNo. 2 Alabama rolls past Western Carolina 48-14, Ala. (AP) — Banged up in two straight wins over SEC West bruisers, No. 2 Alabama took a while to overwhelm a lower-division team that wasn't supposed to be able to put up much of a fight.JOHN ZENORsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballAlabamaTuscaloosaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:29:16 GMTBozak scores 2 to lead Maple Leafs past Red Wings (AP) — Tyler Bozak scored a pair of third-period goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Saturday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 03:25:24 GMTSomalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya, Kenya (AP) — One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle.TOM ODULAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsTransportationTerrorismWar and unrestKenyaSomaliaNairobiEast AfricaAfrica, 23 Nov 2014 01:23:41 GMTNo. 13 Kentucky women hold off Cent Michigan 71-68 PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Jennifer O'Neill scored 19 points, including five 3-pointers, as No. 13 Kentucky women held on for a 71-68 win over Central Michigan on Saturday night.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMichiganKentuckyMount PleasantUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 04:21:50 GMTStanford routs rival Cal 38-17 in 117th Big Game, Calif. (AP) — Stanford players paraded around the field with the Axe, sprinted into the tunnel and shouted so loud outside the visiting locker room at Memorial Stadium that they drowned out coach David Shaw's news conference in the next room.ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballProfessional footballCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:11:49 GMTCousins lifts sluggish Kings over Wolves, 113-101 (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had 31 points and 18 rebounds to power the Sacramento Kings to a 113-101 victory over the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 03:38:28 GMTUMaine fans fail to set world record for flannel, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine has fallen short in its quest to break the world record for having the most people in one place wearing flannel apparel.aGeneral newsSportsFootballRecord setting eventsMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 00:51:15 GMTBosh, Chalmers lift Heat over Magic 99-92, Fla. (AP) — Chris Bosh scored 14 of his season-high 32 points in the fourth quarter Saturday night, leading the Miami Heat to a 99-92 victory over the Orlando Magic.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballOrlandoFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 03:15:07 GMTParker leads Spurs over Nets 99-87 ANTONIO (AP) — Tony Parker had 22 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed in 99-87 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballTexasSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 04:08:03 GMT'Blind Massage' big Golden Horse winner in Taiwan, Taiwan (AP) — A Chinese-French film about blind masseurs and Chinese actor and director Chen Jianbin scooped the most accolades at Taiwan's 51st Golden Horse movie awards, considered the Chinese-language equivalent of the Oscars.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentTaiwanTaipeiChinaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 03:52:25 GMTMariota has 4 TDs and Ducks beat Buffaloes 44-10, Ore. (AP) — Marcus Mariota got his curtain call at Autzen Stadium.ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOregonColoradoEugeneUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:30:32 GMTIslanders sweep home-and-home from Penguins, N.Y. (AP) — Anders Lee scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Jaroslav Halak made 27 saves, and the New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Saturday night to sweep a home-and-home series.ALLAN KREDAsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 03:09:42 GMTNo. 18 DePaul women handle S. Dakota State 84-62 (AP) — Megan Podkowa scored 24 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead No. 18 De Paul over South Dakota State 84-62 on Saturday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsSouth DakotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 03:24:52 GMTBenn's 2 1st-period goals lift Stars over Kings (AP) — Jamie Benn scored two first-period goals, and the Dallas Stars held on to beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 on Saturday night.sSportsSports transactionsCelebrityMen's sportsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyEntertainmentArts and entertainmentDallasSeguinTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 04:19:59 GMTArtis-Payne, Marshall lead No. 16 Auburn to win, Ala. (AP) — Cameron Artis-Payne ran for 129 yards and a touchdown, quarterback Nick Marshall passed for 171 yards and a score and No. 16 Auburn snapped a two-game skid with a 31-7 victory over Samford on Saturday night.GEORGE HENRYsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballAuburnAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 03:30:03 GMTMathews leads URI to 66-62 OT upset of Nebraska KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — E.C. Mathews scored 26 points, including six in overtime, to help the University of Rhode Island upset No. 21 Nebraska 66-62 on Saturday night.CAROLYN THORNTONsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsRhode IslandNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 03:09:33 GMTNo. 13 Gonzaga eases past St Thomas Aquinas 109-55, Wash. (AP) — Angel Nunez scored 24 points and Byron Wesley added 22 to help No. 13 Gonzaga beat Division II St. Thomas Aquinas College 109-55 on Saturday night in the NIT Season Tip-Off.CAREY J. WILLIAMSsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWashingtonSpokaneUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 04:12:25 GMTSteen lifts Blues to 3-2 win over Senators, Ontario (AP) — Alex Steen's second-period goal stood up as the game-winner in the St. Louis Blues' 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsOntarioOttawaCanadaNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 01:18:58 GMTJapan earthquake collapses homes, causes injuries (AP) — A strong earthquake in the mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics destroyed more than half a dozen homes in a ski resort town and injured at least 30 people, officials said.KEN MORITSUGUMARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsProperty damageNatural disasters2011 Japan earthquake and tsunamiAccidents and disastersEventsAccidentsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryJapanEast AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 01:29:37 GMTMitchell's goal lifts Sabres past Capitals, 2-1 (AP) — Torrey Mitchell scored the tiebreaking goal with 7:42 left, Jhonas Enroth stopped 43 shots, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 Saturday night for their third straight win.HARVEY VALENTINEsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDistrict of ColumbiaBuffaloNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 23 Nov 2014 03:00:44 GMT