FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:11:43 -0800Palestinians throw stones, injure Israeli boyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2adb753326d74c6b80bdde83a6b65e53JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians hurling stones at Jewish settlers' cars in the West Bank lightly injured a 4-year-old Israeli boy on Sunday, the Israeli military said.iGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestGovernment and politicsWest BankIsraelJerusalemPalestinian territoriesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2adb753326d74c6b80bdde83a6b65e53Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:04:10 GMTPaul, Griffin lift Clippers over Bucks 106-102http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bf45e03980c41d296c9ef54d0115933LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Paul scored nine of his 27 points in the final 4:04 and Blake Griffin added 24, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 106-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.By JOE RESNICKsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bf45e03980c41d296c9ef54d0115933Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:25:18 GMTNovak's 40-yard FG lifts Chargers past 49ershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3707df034d964ded8e21faccdeabc7a5SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers looked at the 21-point deficit on the scoreboard at halftime and even he wondered whether the San Diego Chargers had it in them to come back. The season depended on it, so Rivers took charge.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesNFL PlayoffsAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballEventsSan DiegoSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3707df034d964ded8e21faccdeabc7a5Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:24:55 GMTGabon police break up opposition rally, 1 killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f7a7398e1774ff0ba271bda05a5ffb5LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon's prosecutor says one person was killed after opposition protesters went ahead with a banned rally, prompting security forces to respond with tear gas in a bid to disperse the crowd.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsCrimeGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestGabonWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f7a7398e1774ff0ba271bda05a5ffb5Sun, 21 Dec 2014 09:04:29 GMTPresident Obama's Hawaii vacation: Day 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2df3a573c0504f2fb665c37dc6fb6e77KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama spent the first day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Saturday:aGeneral newsHolidaysOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleOccasionsHawaiiHonoluluUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2df3a573c0504f2fb665c37dc6fb6e77Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:51:23 GMTReaction to the fatal shootings of 2 NYC police officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/960dca94ece24accabc10c9c50a787f8NEW YORK (AP) — Reaction to the fatal shooting of two New York City police officers on Saturday by a gunman who, according to authorities, announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsEventsViolent crimeCrimeLocal governmentsNew York CityUnited StatesNew YorkBrooklynNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/960dca94ece24accabc10c9c50a787f8Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:39:59 GMTJarreau helps Washington edge Oklahoma 69-67http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82e2e3fca519457bb163bdcebac69c5aLAS VEGAS (AP) — Jernard Jarreau scored 12 points, and No. 16 Washington held on for a 69-67 victory over No. 15 Oklahoma on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Showcase.By ADAM SOBOLESKIsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsOklahomaLas VegasUnited StatesNorth AmericaNevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82e2e3fca519457bb163bdcebac69c5aSun, 21 Dec 2014 06:16:51 GMTRussia sees harsh crackdown on independent mediahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18e0b91e12e442199771604ade01d838MOSCOW (AP) — Among the five TV journalists interviewing Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the odd one out was easy to spot. Mikhail Zygar's questions were sharper than those of the others, who headed back to spacious television studios while Zygar broadcast his piece from a Moscow living room.By NATALIYA VASILYEVAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTV newsTelevisionCable televisionJournalismNational governmentsNazismNeo-NazismMediaNews mediaLegislationLegislatureRussiaMoscowCrimeaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18e0b91e12e442199771604ade01d838Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:28:27 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b8fdf953e5d4caa8f24e5d950707531Today is Sunday, Dec. 21, the 355th day of 2014. There are 10 days left in the year. Winter arrives at 6:03 p.m. Eastern time.By The Associated PressaIntelligence agenciesGovernment and politicsGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b8fdf953e5d4caa8f24e5d950707531Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:00:38 GMTBurns gives Sharks 3-2 win over Blues in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73482ee8979e405bbada2bc9fb1fe582SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Brent Burns scored a power-play goal 4:22 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks rallied past the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Saturday night for their season-best fifth straight victory.By RICK EYMERsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeySan JoseCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73482ee8979e405bbada2bc9fb1fe582Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:35:09 GMTAP sources: Cops' killer angry at chokehold deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da1fbaa581bc44c19b4b5dcfdc172fcfNEW YORK (AP) — A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsSocial mediaViolent crimeCrimeMunicipal governmentsOnline mediaMediaLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsBrooklynNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da1fbaa581bc44c19b4b5dcfdc172fcfSun, 21 Dec 2014 05:33:36 GMTRinne picks up 21st win as Predators beat Wild 6-5 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dab31434eda64fa88fc01f02bb5c182eST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mattias Ekholm scored his first goal of the season 1:45 into overtime, lifting Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators to a 6-5 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.sSportsMen's sportsCelebrityProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dab31434eda64fa88fc01f02bb5c182eSun, 21 Dec 2014 04:22:22 GMTColin Kaepernick runs 90 yards for a touchdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d930de3c82e746bd8a39666db102e0eeSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick ran 90 yards for a touchdown two plays after his fumble allowed San Diego to recover in the end zone for a score, and the San Francisco 49ers led the Chargers 35-21 after three quarters Saturday night.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballSan DiegoSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d930de3c82e746bd8a39666db102e0eeSun, 21 Dec 2014 04:12:43 GMTSaudi oil chief: No conspiracy behind oil priceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66163aab450641ccba0b02fe187d555dABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's oil chief says that allegations the kingdom conspired to bring oil prices down to harm its neighbors are false.By AYA BATRAWYiBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesUnited Arab EmiratesSaudi ArabiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66163aab450641ccba0b02fe187d555dSun, 21 Dec 2014 10:57:47 GMTTsunami: Scenes of grief, viewed from van of deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d05fa6adafb748a5af077cd4356521d4Some 230,000 people were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004. A dozen countries were hit, from Indonesia to India to Africa's east coast. Scores of Associated Press journalists covered the disaster, and as the 10th anniversary approached, the AP asked 10 of them to describe the images that have stuck with them the most. This is the fifth of their stories, which are being published daily through Dec. 26.By The Associated PressaGeneral news2004 Indian Ocean tsunamiNatural disastersEventsAccidents and disastersAcehIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaIndian OceanSumatraAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d05fa6adafb748a5af077cd4356521d4Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:42:36 GMTEx-mayor sworn in as Romania's new presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f7b063a3569465e85cae9a29c281bbaBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's Parliament swore in a former mayor as the country's new president in an election he called a triumph for democracy 25 years after communism ended.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsMunicipal governmentsElectionsLocal electionsLocal governmentsRomaniaEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f7b063a3569465e85cae9a29c281bbaSun, 21 Dec 2014 11:05:54 GMTTunisians head to elect president in runoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5b7dabbe0014c659247ac66c9503adcTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians voted on Sunday for a new president in a runoff between a symbol of the country's previous regimes and a veteran human rights activist who came to power after the 2011 revolution.By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRebellions and uprisingsPolitical activismNational electionsElectionsWar and unrestPolitical issuesTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5b7dabbe0014c659247ac66c9503adcSun, 21 Dec 2014 10:38:10 GMTLauren Jackson returns from 11-month injury layoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f11b4618e24847e79b35e8a517e43403CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Seattle Storm forward and former WNBA most valuable player Lauren Jackson played her first competitive match in 11 months on the weekend, admitting she was "terrible" while scoring 13 points to lead the Canberra Capitals to victory in Australia.iGeneral newsSportsAthlete injuriesWomen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballWomen's sportsProfessional basketballAustraliaCanberraOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f11b4618e24847e79b35e8a517e43403Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:08:42 GMT3 killed in car crash on way to Mexico funeralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e872cf0c1a648cf9cbac3dabb4bf089SAN DIEGO (AP) — Three people were killed in a rollover crash in northern San Diego County while they were on their way to a funeral service in Mexico, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsFunerals and memorial servicesAccidents and disastersTransportationCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e872cf0c1a648cf9cbac3dabb4bf089Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:44:05 GMTVideo shows Boko Haram killing captiveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa87f335d4d04b8186541de76627e1c4MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A new video from Boko Haram extremists shows gunmen mowing down civilians lying face down in a dorm and a leader saying they are "infidels" or non-believers.iGeneral newsNigeriaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa87f335d4d04b8186541de76627e1c4Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:31:18 GMTStaten leads No. 22 West Virginia past NC Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/807d1532eaaa47dab741833f0d5faf7bNEW YORK (AP) — Juwan Staten scored 24 points to lead No. 22 West Virginia to an 83-69 win over North Carolina State on Saturday night.By DENIS GORMANsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWest VirginiaDurhamUnited StatesNorth AmericaNorth Carolinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/807d1532eaaa47dab741833f0d5faf7bSun, 21 Dec 2014 05:36:56 GMTMichael Brown's family condemns shootings of NYC officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1262d55da764c118a3eaad66825da11The family of Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has released a statement condemning the shooting deaths of two New York City officers.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriEventsViolent crimeCrimeFergusonMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1262d55da764c118a3eaad66825da11Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:20:38 GMTA chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fb846f3d007466b9705f1428c20c9feHAVANA (AP) — Daniela Martinez long figured that someday she would leave the struggles of daily life in Cuba and join her uncle in the United States, but after the events of the last few days, the 18-year-old medical student thinks exile may not be her only choice.By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and CHRISTINE ARMARIOiGeneral newsExtended familyRelationshipsLifestyleCubaHavanaMiamiUnited StatesFloridaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fb846f3d007466b9705f1428c20c9feSun, 21 Dec 2014 04:34:11 GMTEgypt opens border with Gaza after 2-month closurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a29f4a1e88204cbdadff580efd30bec0GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian border official says Egypt has opened its border crossing with the Gaza Strip for the first time in two months, offering temporary relief to Palestinians seeking to leave the coastal enclave.iGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestPalestinian territoriesWest BankEgyptIsraelJerusalemGaza StripMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a29f4a1e88204cbdadff580efd30bec0Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:51:13 GMTWright scores 17 as No. 14 Utah beats UNLV 59-46http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/940b06848ca142abb2a065f92d21ebfeLAS VEGAS (AP) — Delon Wright scored 17 points, Brandon Taylor had 16, and No. 14 Utah beat UNLV 59-46 on Saturday night in the MGM Grand Showcase.By ADAM SOBOLESKIsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsUtahLas VegasUnited StatesNorth AmericaNevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/940b06848ca142abb2a065f92d21ebfeSun, 21 Dec 2014 07:34:58 GMTTanev lifts Canucks over skidding Flames 3-2 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d29a2e0f6dc4df1bbea83f0f5e4a9b8VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Chris Tanev scored 18 seconds into overtime and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the skidding Calgary Flames 3-2 Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyVancouverBritish ColumbiaCalgaryCanadaNorth AmericaAlbertahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d29a2e0f6dc4df1bbea83f0f5e4a9b8Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:23:26 GMTNigeria's home-grown Islamic uprising poses regional threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af5f4e9f416e4bff8cd4bbab0241a653MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Thousands of members of Nigeria's home-grown Islamic extremist Boko Haram group strike across the border in Cameroon, with coordinated attacks on border towns, a troop convoy and a major barracks.By MICHELLE FAUL and HARUNA UMARiGeneral newsWar and unrestHumanitarian crisesTerrorismRebellions and uprisingsNigeriaNigerCameroonChadWest AfricaAfricaCentral Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af5f4e9f416e4bff8cd4bbab0241a653Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:57:25 GMTRussia's sole independent TV forced into meager studiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99c7518f783642db9e6844e5b052afeaMOSCOW (AP) — Among the five TV journalists interviewing Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the odd one out was easy to spot. Mikhail Zygar's questions were sharper than those of the others, who headed back to spacious television studios while Zygar broadcast his piece from a Moscow living room.By NATALIYA VASILYEVAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTV newsTelevisionCable televisionJournalismNational governmentsNazismNeo-NazismNews mediaMediaLegislationLegislatureRussiaMoscowCrimeaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99c7518f783642db9e6844e5b052afeaSun, 21 Dec 2014 11:31:43 GMTKurds push into Sinjar; Iraqis battle for airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d6dcf7b5ec04c529b2d1cf788b1c996SINJAR, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Kurdish fighters, backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State group, pushed their way Sunday into the town of Sinjar, captured by the Sunni militants last summer.By DALTON BENNETTiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsIraqSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d6dcf7b5ec04c529b2d1cf788b1c996Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:29:45 GMT10 years on, where did all the tsunami debris go?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/619161b5376445828894d62245b8c3f5BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Cars. Fishing boats. Houses. Entire villages. The 2004 tsunami left Banda Aceh with mountains of debris up to 6 kilometers (4 miles) inland.By FAKHRURRADZIE GADE and NINIEK KARMINIiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersWaste managementCoastlines and beachesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureIndonesiaAcehSumatraIndian OceanSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/619161b5376445828894d62245b8c3f5Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:47:21 GMTBomb blast kills 3, hurts 5 in northeastern Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe6cbe82deed48318170f516bcd3545fGUWAHATI, India (AP) — An explosion in the parking lot of a bus station early Sunday killed three people and wounded five others in India's remote northeastern state, where several separatist groups operate, police said.iGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe6cbe82deed48318170f516bcd3545fSun, 21 Dec 2014 06:50:05 GMTMuhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumoniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98649317295545858366bd0109938129LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital stay, an Ali spokesman said Saturday night.By BRUCE SCHREINERaGeneral newsSportsAthlete injuriesBoxingMen's boxingAthlete healthMen's sportsLung diseaseDiseases and conditionsHealthInfectious diseasesLouisvilleKentuckyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98649317295545858366bd0109938129Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:43:46 GMTNumbers that tell story of 2004 tsunami disasterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb5a647c1ce2471fbe70483b5ce4c470Facts and figures from the Dec. 26, 2004, Indian Ocean tsunami. Sources include the Tsunami Evaluation Coalition and UNESCO:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersOceansEnvironment and natureAcehIndonesiaIndian OceanSumatraSoutheast AsiaBangladeshSouth AsiaEast AfricaAsiaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb5a647c1ce2471fbe70483b5ce4c470Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:50:38 GMTObama: No justification for murder of NYC policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b91c000dbfb44faea083e9b9e820f248HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama says he unconditionally condemns the murder of two police officers shot in broad daylight on Saturday in New York.By JOSH LEDERMANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b91c000dbfb44faea083e9b9e820f248Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:21:19 GMTIsrael arrests more from Jewish extremist grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/530a91dc9fd74f56aac2911241b6fb0cJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have arrested four Jewish activists from the extremist Lehava group opposed to Arab-Jewish coexistence.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeIsraelJerusalemMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/530a91dc9fd74f56aac2911241b6fb0cSun, 21 Dec 2014 07:50:09 GMTCanucks' Hansen collapses on bench, walks offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d07c8130a9d44bbb42792ed2ca1f5adVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canucks forward Jannik Hansen appeared to collapse on the bench after taking a hit during the second period of Vancouver's game against the Calgary Flames.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBritish ColumbiaCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d07c8130a9d44bbb42792ed2ca1f5adSun, 21 Dec 2014 05:12:20 GMT2 cops ambushed, fatally shot in car; gunman kills himselfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73ebe54cad714778a0741c9f8e950e0fNEW YORK (AP) — A gunman who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two New York City officers in a patrol car and fatally shot them in broad daylight before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriSuicidesViolent crimeProtests and demonstrationsMunicipal governmentsFunerals and memorial servicesCrimePoliceEventsPolitical and civil unrestLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesBrooklynNew YorkNew York CityBaltimoreUnited StatesNorth AmericaMarylandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73ebe54cad714778a0741c9f8e950e0fSun, 21 Dec 2014 11:49:03 GMTEllis leads Mavericks over Spurs 99-93http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a0e9e6627c6432da97b3252fade56d5DALLAS (AP) — Monta Ellis equaled his season high with 38 points, including 11 during the final four minutes, to spark a late rally as the Dallas Mavericks beat the depleted San Antonio Spurs 99-93 Saturday in Rajon Rondo's debut with the Mavericks.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthDallasSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a0e9e6627c6432da97b3252fade56d5Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:23:15 GMTShepard leads No. 19 SDSU over Ball St, 70-57http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70dc41b8bf2c434481ba8065d63421deSAN DIEGO (AP) — Winston Shepard scored 15 points and JJ O'Brien had 13 to lead No. 19 San Diego State to a 70-57 victory over Ball State on Saturday night.By BERNIE WILSONsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70dc41b8bf2c434481ba8065d63421deSun, 21 Dec 2014 05:30:20 GMTStrong quake hits east Indonesia; no tsunami warninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc003ab30f084cb58f2237c945f678dfJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of eastern Indonesia, but there are no reports of injuries or damage, and authorities say a tsunami is not likely.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc003ab30f084cb58f2237c945f678dfSun, 21 Dec 2014 12:06:39 GMTTourism suffers in winter of EU-Russia discontenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d1ddaa941a1428281bb172bbedcaa89PARIS (AP) — Russia's tensions with the West over Ukraine and the slump for the ruble are echoing through the French Alps — and unfortunately for some businesses, just in time for ski season.By JAMEY KEATENiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPricesCustomer statisticsMountainsAccommodationsTravelLifestyleEconomyCorporate newsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureConsumer products and servicesIndustriesEnergy industryEnvironment and natureRussiaEuropeMoscowFranceCyprusGermanyUkraineAustriaEastern EuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d1ddaa941a1428281bb172bbedcaa89Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:29:31 GMTAustralian woman charged with murder of 8 childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4270260945ec4db28f4acace3c8c8309SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian woman was charged with murder on Sunday in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police said.By KRISTEN GELINEAUiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAustraliaSydneyOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4270260945ec4db28f4acace3c8c8309Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:50:58 GMTJarreau helps Washington edge Oklahoma 69-76http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5c9d0652bbc4efabc21b6f69c278770LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jernard Jarreau scored 12 points, and No. 16 Washington held on for a 69-67 victory over No. 15 Oklahoma on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Showcase.By ADAM SOBOLESKIsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5c9d0652bbc4efabc21b6f69c278770Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:48:05 GMTNo. 21 Mississippi State trounces Illinois-Chicago 73-36http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da741ce423e041d5a66210d85ea2d0e8LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kendra Grant scored 14 points and No. 21 Mississippi State trounced Illinois-Chicago 73-36 in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on Saturday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsChicagoIllinoisMississippiLas VegasUnited StatesNorth AmericaNevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da741ce423e041d5a66210d85ea2d0e8Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:42:38 GMTGallinari leads Nuggets past Pacers, 76-73http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c85e313d83d84d05917777622e73121dDENVER (AP) — Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to spark a key fourth-quarter run, and the Denver Nuggets hung on to beat the Indiana Pacers 76-73 on Saturday night.By DENNIS GEORGATOSsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c85e313d83d84d05917777622e73121dSun, 21 Dec 2014 04:48:10 GMTNo. 8 Gonzaga struggles past Cal Poly 63-50http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d726bb37f9354d28b7910d4540287589SEATTLE (AP) — Kevin Pangos scored 11 of his 16 points in the second half, and No. 8 Gonzaga struggled to shake pesky Cal Poly before pulling away for a 63-50 win on Saturday night.By TIM BOOTHsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d726bb37f9354d28b7910d4540287589Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:24:45 GMTTaliban kill 7 Afghan policemen at checkpointhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52c9da29d63b4609bd4113fda3c7d157KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban attacked a checkpoint in northern Afghanistan, killing at least seven policemen, an official said Sunday. In Kabul, a reporter wounded in an attack earlier this month on a French-run school died of his injuries.iGeneral newsWar and unrestPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52c9da29d63b4609bd4113fda3c7d157Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:14:05 GMTRivers converts 2 fourth-and-longs, Chargers tiehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd3a0dba064942f2a619dab2f6e7e174SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers threw a tying 11-yard touchdown pass to Malcom Floyd with 29 seconds left after completing a pair of fourth-and-longs, and the San Diego Chargers forced overtime against the San Francisco 49ers at 35-all Saturday night.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballSan FranciscoSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd3a0dba064942f2a619dab2f6e7e174Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:12:04 GMTCanucks' Hansen taken to hospital after hithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32694c78203a4aaf847e2c41edf38fe4VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canucks forward Jannik Hansen is expected to be OK after it appeared he collapsed on the bench Saturday night after taking a hit during Vancouver's game against the Calgary Flames.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBritish ColumbiaVancouverCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32694c78203a4aaf847e2c41edf38fe4Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:12:53 GMTTunisians votes in historic presidential runoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c85b02e4b3954a9c82a261de6e6f860dTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians voted on Sunday for a new president in a runoff between a symbol of the country's previous regimes and a veteran human rights activist who came to power after the 2011 revolution.By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRebellions and uprisingsPolitical activismWar and unrestNational electionsElectionsPolitical issuesTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c85b02e4b3954a9c82a261de6e6f860dSun, 21 Dec 2014 12:06:35 GMT