FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Mar 2015 00:41:06 -070076ers favored twice this week, so what happened to tanking? have the look of such favorites that Las Vegas likes them twice this week, once while on a back-to-back and the other time on the road.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthEventsSan AntonioNew York CityTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 30 Mar 2015 06:51:05 GMTCote de Pablo returns to CBS in 'The Dovekeepers' miniseries YORK (AP) — Cote de Pablo was vacationing in Greece when she received the script for "The Dovekeepers," a miniseries based on Alice Hoffman's best-selling novel.By ALICIA RANCILIOaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityIsraelMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 05:06:51 GMTMan suspected of shooting at off-duty LAPD officer detained ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have detained a man suspected of shooting at an off-duty Los Angeles police officer from a car before fleeing the scene at a suburban neighborhood in northern Los Angeles county.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 04:21:44 GMT'Spirit in the Sky' singer injured in California crash ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The singer-songwriter behind the 1969 rock hit "Spirit in the Sky" was hospitalized on Sunday after being critically injured in a Northern California car accident that killed a motorcyclist.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationSanta RosaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 03:34:09 GMTThunder rallies to 109-97 win at Phoenix (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 33 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 20 points down to beat the Phoenix Suns 109-97 on Sunday night.By MIKE CRANSTONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballPortlandPhoenixOklahoma CityMaineUnited StatesNorth AmericaArizonaOklahoma, 30 Mar 2015 03:50:59 GMTBusiness forecasters boost 2-year outlook for US economy, D.C. (AP) — A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth.By The Associated PressfBusinessPricesConsumer spendingEconomyWeather forecastsEnergy industryIndustriesLabor economyLeading economic indicatorsWeatherGeneral newsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 04:01:00 GMTAustralia mandates at least 2 people stay in cockpits, Australia (AP) — Australia on Monday responded to the Germanwings air disaster by mandating that at least two crew members be present at all times in cockpits of larger domestic and international airliners.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashDisappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370Mental healthEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationHealthAustraliaOceania, 30 Mar 2015 04:43:31 GMT11 killed as bus plunges into gorge in eastern India, India (AP) — Police say at least 11 people were killed when a bus veered off a mountain road and plunged into a gorge in eastern India.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 06:19:43 GMTTimberlake offers positive words at iHeartRadio Music Awards iHeartRadio Music Awards should be called the iHeartTaylorSwift Awards.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAward showsiHeartRadio Music AwardsFashion designEvents, 30 Mar 2015 03:18:10 GMTCentury-old NYC matzo factory faces a high-tech future YORK (AP) — The last ever Passover matzos have rolled out of a century-old bakery on Manhattan's Lower East Side — a neighborhood that's been dubbed the "Jewish Plymouth Rock" but is rapidly gentrifying.By VERENA DOBNIKaBusinessGeneral newsProduction facilitiesJudaismImmigrationCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 05:11:00 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 LAUBiGeneral newsTravelLifestyleCustomer statisticsCivil warsAccommodationsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCorporate newsWar and unrestJordanSyriaSaudi ArabiaMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 06:18:15 GMTFormer Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert found guilty in retrial on corruption charges (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert found guilty in retrial on corruption charges.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsIsraelMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 05:41:26 GMTFormer Israeli premier Olmert found guilty in bribery case (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was found guilty Monday of accepting bribes in a retrial of corruption charges, the latest chapter in the downfall of a man who only years earlier hoped to lead the country to a historic peace agreement with the Palestinians.By DANIEL ESTRINiGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsJerusalemIsraelMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 06:34:15 GMTToday in History is Monday, March 30, the 89th day of 2015. There are 276 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaWorld War IIEventsUnited StatesRussiaOhioNew York CityNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropeNew York, 30 Mar 2015 04:00:20 GMTMorocco confronts abortion taboo with proposed reform, Morocco (AP) — It was just 7 a.m. and Hoda was walking alone to a clinic in the Moroccan coastal city of Agadir. She skipped breakfast: the Senegalese doctor had told her that the abortion would be better done on an empty stomach.By PAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsAbortionHealthHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsWomen's healthReligious issuesReligionMoroccoCasablancaAlgeriaNorth AfricaAfrica, 30 Mar 2015 06:48:20 GMTHernandez fiancee set to resume testimony in murder trial fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is expected to take the stand for a second day of testimony in his murder trial and talk about a box she disposed of from their basement the day after a man who was dating her younger sister was killed.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainment, 30 Mar 2015 05:25:32 GMTSpain: 3 generations, all named Emma, die in France crash CUGAT DEL VALLES, Spain (AP) — From a lush suburban valley near bustling Barcelona, three generations of a well-heeled family set off last week for a fun trip to Manchester, England: 12-year-old Emma Solera Pardo, her mother Emma Pardo Vidal, and grandmother Emma Vidal Bardan.By JOSEPH WILSONiGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationSpainFranceBarcelonaWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 06:32:10 GMTFederal funding in short supply for rural water projects, N.M. (AP) — A pipeline project intended to bring billions of gallons of water a year to a drought-stricken section of eastern New Mexico represents a lifeline to parched communities that are quickly running out of water.By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANaBusinessGeneral newsAquifersUtilitiesIndustriesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureNew MexicoPortalesClovisUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 06:28:18 GMTEvo Morales' party loses La Paz in Bolivian elections PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — President Evo Morales' governing party suffered its most serious setback of nearly a decade in power in local and regional elections Sunday, according to unofficial results.By CARLOS VALDEZiGeneral newsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsGovernment and politicsBoliviaLa PazSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 30 Mar 2015 05:18:13 GMTLEADING OFF: Rockies' Gonzalez expected to return to lineup look at what's happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona today:By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesMLB Spring TrainingAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEvents, 30 Mar 2015 06:48:29 GMTLincoln Continental, the car of presidents, is returning, Mich. (AP) — Elvis Presley had one; so did Clark Gable. It was even the sedan of presidents. Then the name vanished amid an invasion of newer luxury cars from Europe and Asia.By DEE-ANN DURBINaBusinessGeneral newsAutomobile showsIndustry conferences and trade showsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAutomobilesLifestyleCorporate newsChinaUnited StatesMichiganGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 04:07:37 GMTTsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning for vast swathes of the Pacific and as far north as Russia.By KRISTEN GELINEAUiGeneral newsTravelWeather forecastsLifestyleWeatherNatural disastersEarth scienceAccidents and disastersSciencePapua New GuineaAustraliaPort MoresbyJapanOceaniaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 02:58:38 GMTHundreds celebrate, 10 arrested after MSU Final Four advance LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of Michigan State University students and fans have gathered at the team's home basketball arena to celebrate the victory that sent them to the Final Four of the NCAA men's tournament.aGeneral newsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipMen's sportsCollege sportsArrestsMen's basketballCollege basketballEventsBasketballLaw and orderCrimeMichiganLansingUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 04:25:10 GMTObama to attend opening of Institute honoring Sen. Kennedy (AP) — President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Republican U.S. Sen. John McCain are among the guests scheduled to pay tribute to the late Sen. Edward Kennedy at the formal dedication of an institute named for him in Boston.By BOB SALSBERGaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureUnited StatesBostonNorth AmericaMassachusetts, 30 Mar 2015 05:42:14 GMTSmall tsunami generated in Pacific after earthquake (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, generating a small tsunami and frightening locals near the epicenter, but prompting no reports of damage or injuries.By KRISTEN GELINEAUiGeneral newsTravelWeather forecastsLifestyleWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersPapua New GuineaAustraliaPort MoresbyOceania, 30 Mar 2015 03:31:03 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 06:25:17 GMTAP PHOTOS: As the Lincoln Continental returns; a look back Motor Co. said Monday that the Lincoln Continental is coming back after a 13-year hiatus. A concept version of the full-size Continental will be shown at the New York auto show this week. The production car goes on sale next year.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsAutomobile showsIndustry conferences and trade showsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAutomobilesLifestyleCorporate news, 30 Mar 2015 04:17:21 GMTHundreds celebrate, 4 arrested after MSU Final Four advance LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of Michigan State University students and fans have gathered at the team's home basketball arena to celebrate the victory that sent them to the Final Four of the NCAA men's tournament.aGeneral newsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipMen's sportsCollege sportsArrestsMen's basketballCollege basketballEventsBasketballLaw and orderCrimeMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 03:44:12 GMTAsian stocks mostly higher after Yellen rate rise remarks KONG (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher Monday as investors digested Fed chief Janet Yellen's comments signaling U.S. interest rates were expected to rise sometime this year but when they did they would do so gradually.By KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyEast AsiaHong KongUnited StatesAsiaChinaGreater ChinaNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 03:23:27 GMTNBCSN's Engblom gets stitches after struck in head by puck (AP) — NBC Sports Network analyst Brian Engblom needed stitches after taking a puck to his forehead late in the second period of the Pittsburgh Penguins' 3-2 shootout victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 03:38:38 GMTLate audits halt trading in Morgan Stanley-backed stocks (AP) — Two major companies in a prominent $1.4 billion Asia investment fund managed by New York banking giant Morgan Stanley unexpectedly told securities regulators they will not file their financial statements on time and froze trading in their stocks, actions generally considered to be cause for concern.By JEFF HORWITZwBusinessGeneral newsCorporate stockPatentsHealth care industryIndustriesCorporate newsProfessional servicesFinancial servicesMaterials industryIntellectual propertyInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 05:00:40 GMTA look at former Israeli Premier Ehud Olmert's career (AP) — An Israeli court has found former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert guilty on charges of fraud and breach of trust in a case involving allegations he accepted cash-stuffed envelopes from an American supporter.By The Associated PressiGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestFraud and false statementsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestParliamentary electionsCabinetsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderElectionsPalestinian territoriesIsraelJerusalemMiddle EastGaza Strip, 30 Mar 2015 06:29:06 GMTJames scores 20 and Cavaliers slip past 76ers 87-86 (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers won't get style points for Sunday's 87-86 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.sSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 04:09:27 GMTSpartans' win over Louisville caps winning weekend for Trice, N.Y. (AP) — Travis Trice learned it's far less nerve-wracking playing with a Final Four berth on the line than it is getting basketball score updates by phone.By JOHN WAWROWsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballHigh school sportsCollege sportsBasketballMen's sportsNew YorkMichiganSyracuseOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 06:55:46 GMTNebraska-Omaha beats RIT 4-0 to reach Frozen Four BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ryan Massa made 40 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Rochester Institute of Technology 4-0 on Sunday night in the NCAA Midwest Regional final to reach the Frozen Four for the first time.sSportsCollege sportsCollege hockeyHockeyOmahaSouth BendNebraskaUnited StatesNorth AmericaIndiana, 30 Mar 2015 05:00:23 GMTNets keep up playoff push, beat Lakers for 3rd straight win YORK (AP) — Alan Anderson patrolled the locker room area in a Michigan State hat, screaming "Spartan!" so loudly that his teammates wondered how they could live with him for the next week.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 03:51:42 GMTNotre Dame beats Baylor, advances to 5th straight Final Four CITY (AP) — Notre Dame star Jewell Loyd struggled with her shot for the second straight game. Lindsay Allen was there again to help the Fighting Irish advance.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballWomen's basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsOklahomaOklahoma CityUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 04:20:41 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America woke up to the spectacular sight of fiery red ash rising from the Popocatepetl volcano. In the capital city, models huddled to stay warm before hitting the runway, while angry parents of the 43 missing rural college students urged the country not to abandon them. El Salvadorans paid tribute to slain Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, who will be beatified later this year.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsNazismGovernment and politicsBrazilPeruAntarcticaLatin America and CaribbeanMexicoSouth AmericaNorth AmericaCentral America, 30 Mar 2015 04:29:21 GMTAP PHOTOS: Horsemen chase thrill of the hunt, scent of a fox, Md. (AP) — A hound's howl breaks through the cold rainfall. Dozens more hounds emerge from a stand of trees and bound across a field in search of a fox's scent. Horses carrying riders in red and black coats follow from a ways behind, quickly disappearing again over a hillcrest, minutes away from Baltimore's growing suburbs.By PATRICK SEMANSKYaGeneral newsMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 06:42:23 GMTCamp Cal the latest innovation in team building at Kentucky could've easily been called the John Calipari Fantasy Camp.By EDDIE PELLSaGeneral newsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipMen's basketballBasketballCollege basketballCoachingCollege sportsSports governanceNBA DraftEventsMen's sportsProfessional basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessCollege footballFootballKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 06:21:23 GMTPentagon chief mulls easing military enlistment standards (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is considering easing some military enlistment standards as part of a broader set of initiatives to better attract and keep quality service members and civilians across the Defense Department.By LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsVeteransMilitary recruitmentMilitary and defenseNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 04:17:59 GMTFeds to wrap up case in 1st phase of marathon bombing trial (AP) — Prosecutors are expected to wrap up their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with testimony from medical examiners who will describe the injuries to two people who died in the attack, including an 8-year-old boy.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsBoston Marathon bombingCrimeBombingsLaw and orderEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 06:18:18 GMTPacers get back in playoff chase with 104-99 win over Dallas (AP) — Indiana has already shifted into playoff gear.By MICHAEL MAROTsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballAthlete healthEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsIndianaTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 02:59:52 GMTLeonard has double-double to lead Spurs past Grizzlies ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 25 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs cruised to a 103-89 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday.By RAUL DOMINGUEZsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete injuriesAthlete healthTexasSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 03:07:04 GMTRun from Cuba, Americans cling to claims for seized property, Neb. (AP) — The smell of Cuban coffee drifts from the kitchen as Carolyn Chester digs through photos, faded with age, that fill four boxes spread across the dining table.By ADAM GELLERaBusinessGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsRestoring U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relationsInternational relationsHigher educationAgricultureLegislatureEconomyDiplomacyGovernment and politicsEventsEnergy industryIndustriesMedia and entertainment industryEducationSocial affairsCubaHavanaUnited StatesNebraskaNew YorkOmahaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 05:13:34 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 04:31:59 GMTFocus shifts to cause of NYC explosion after 2 bodies found YORK (AP) — After two bodies were pulled from the rubble of a Manhattan apartment building collapse, authorities shifted their focus to what caused the massive explosion and fire and the possibility that someone may have improperly tapped a gas line serving one of the buildings.By MEGHAN BARRaGeneral newsFiresExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 05:19:31 GMTTaylor Swift wins artist of the year at iHeartRadio Awards iHeartRadio Music Awards should be called the iHeartTaylorSwift Awards.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAward showsiHeartRadio Music AwardsFashion designEvents, 30 Mar 2015 05:48:44 GMTFlood alerts issued in Kashmir as rivers cross danger mark, India (AP) — Authorities in Kashmir issued alerts Monday and asked people to move to higher ground after heavy rain flooded several parts of the Himalayan region.iGeneral newsWeatherFloodsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersKashmirIndiaPakistanSouth AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 06:44:38 GMTChina evacuating from Yemen, suspending anti-piracy patrols (AP) — China is evacuating its citizens from Yemen and suspending anti-piracy patrols in the area amid the growing violence in the Middle Eastern country.iGeneral newsMaritime piracyEvacuationsCrimeChinaYemenMiddle EastGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 03:37:13 GMT