FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 05 Mar 2015 12:08:20 -0800Latest on Boston bombing trial: Cop stayed with woman's body P.M.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsSportsBombingsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEvents, 05 Mar 2015 19:47:04 GMTRemains of Korean War POW returned to Colorado, Colo. (AP) — An honor guard and police cars with flashing lights on Thursday accompanied the remains of an Army corporal who died while a prisoner of war in North Korea. His coffin was returned to Colorado 65 years after he disappeared.aGeneral newsPrisoners of warMissing in actionObituariesWar and unrestColoradoUnited StatesNorth KoreaNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsia, 05 Mar 2015 19:27:01 GMTBoko Haram refugees risk lives to cross lake to Chad camps SOLA, Chad (AP) — Kellou Abakar knew she was in trouble as the contractions started not long after an Islamic extremist group attacked her town in Nigeria. Her husband was nowhere to be found, and so she pulled her 4-year-old son onto her back and grabbed her two little girls by the hand.By KRISTA LARSONiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesWar and unrestHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNigeriaChadCameroonNigerWest AfricaAfricaCentral Africa, 05 Mar 2015 19:54:09 GMTUtah LGBT anti-discrimination bill passes 1st test LAKE CITY (AP) — A landmark Utah proposal protecting gay and transgender individuals passed its test at the state Legislature Thursday when lawmakers on a Republican-controlled Senate committee offered their unanimous and at times emotional support of the measure.By MICHELLE L. PRICEaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansChristianityWorkplace discriminationState legislatureReligionReligious issuesGovernment and politicsLegislationGender issuesLegislatureSocial affairsSocial issuesPersonnelBusinessLabor issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesState governmentsUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:00:10 GMTProsecutors: No criminal charge for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch, Del. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges over claims by his ex-girlfriend that he smashed her head into a bedroom wall and choked her, Delaware prosecutors said Thursday.By RANDALL CHASEaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsCriminal investigationsCrimeAutomobile racingNASCARLaw and orderCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsDoverDelawareUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:47:13 GMTBaylor women going for 5th straight Big 12 tourney title is nothing unusual about Baylor going into the Big 12 women's tournament already with a trophy.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballWomen's sportsCollege sportsWomen's basketballEventsBasketballTexasDallasKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 18:31:06 GMTApplications for US jobless aid inch up to a 10-month high (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since May, though the pace of applications remains at a level consistent with steady hiring.By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsLabor economyUnemployment insuranceEconomyLayoffsWeatherGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsLeading economic indicatorsPersonnel, 05 Mar 2015 19:56:00 GMTCapitol Hill Buzz: On Congress' snow day, an Arctic hearing (AP) — Congress may have fled town ahead of a snowstorm, but the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee didn't let that sabotage a scheduled hearing on — drum roll, please — the Arctic.By ALAN FRAMwLifestyleGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislature hearingsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureUnited StatesAlaskaNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:42:41 GMTSenate majority leader decides not to fast-track Iran bill (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has decided not to fast-track a bill that would allow Congress a chance to review and vote on any deal the U.S. inks with Iran over its nuclear program.wGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationUnited StatesIranNorth AmericaMiddle East, 05 Mar 2015 20:05:22 GMTNo. 17 Chattanooga women beat UNC-Greensboro 78-44, N.C. (AP) — Jasmine Joyner had a career-high 22 points as top-seeded and No. 17-ranked Chattanooga women beat eighth-seeded UNC-Greensboro 78-44 in the opening game of the Southern Conference tournament on Thursday.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsGreensboroNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:26:27 GMTMan found dead in national park was shot in head with arrow ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — A man found dead at a campground in Olympic National Park in Washington state was shot in the head with an arrow from a crossbow, and authorities are trying to determine how it happened.aGeneral newsTravelLifestyleCrimeViolent crimePort AngelesWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:32:49 GMTDog's leg amputated after being shot, tied to train tracks, Fla. (AP) — A dog that was tied to railroad tracks and shot was expected to survive after her leg was amputated Thursday.aGeneral newsDogsMammalsAnimalsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:17:36 GMTPlane skids off LaGuardia runway, crashes into fence; 6 hurt YORK (AP) — A plane from Atlanta skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport while landing Thursday, crashing through a chain-link fence and coming to rest with its nose perilously close to the edge of an icy bay.By KAREN MATTHEWSaBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesNew York CityNew YorkQueensUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 18:34:11 GMTOil company to pay $2M for illegal well in North Dakota, N.D. (AP) — A Norwegian oil company that illegally operated a well on federal property in North Dakota has agreed to pay a nearly $2 million settlement to avoid legal action, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.By DAVE KOLPACKaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsNatural resource managementEnergy industryIndustriesCorporate newsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureUnited StatesNorth DakotaNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:28:07 GMTOxy pays confidential sum to settle Peru pollution case, Peru (AP) — Indigenous communities that sued Occidental Petroleum over contamination in Peru's northern Amazon have reached an out-of-court settlement in which the California-based oil company will pay them an undisclosed sum.By FRANKLIN BRICENOiBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsEnvironmental concernsLaw and orderEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCrimeEnergy industryIndustriesGovernment and politicsPeruSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 05 Mar 2015 19:36:34 GMTNew play brings Supreme Court Justice Scalia to the stage (AP) — Actor Edward Gero has spent a lot of time in court over the past year — the Supreme Court to be exact — watching, studying and listening to one justice in particular, seeing how he behaves.By BRETT ZONGKERwArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGun politicsMarriageGovernment and politicsPerforming artsEntertainmentPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryFamily issues, 05 Mar 2015 19:09:25 GMTUS stocks edge higher; Pharmacyclics jumps on AbbVie bid YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher Thursday, led by gains for utilities and financial companies.By STEVE ROTHWELLaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyEconomic outlookCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsHealth care industryIndustriesCommodity marketsChinaUnited StatesEuropeGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 18:57:46 GMTWhy is Ringling removing elephants from the circus? CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Thursday it will phase out the show's iconic elephants from its performances by 2018.By TAMARA LUSHaGeneral newsAnimalsSpectacularsRecreation and leisureLifestyleWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 18:30:02 GMTEnvelopes with white powder found at Canadian offices (AP) — Police in Quebec are investigating after envelopes containing white powder were sent to the district offices of at least two Canadian federal ministers.iGeneral newsCanadaQuebecMontrealNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:44:36 GMTJudge asked to give boy, then 11, new trial in 2009 slaying CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Attorneys for a boy who was just 11 when he was charged with fatally shooting his father's pregnant fiancee asked a judge on Thursday to dismiss those charges or, at least, grant him a new juvenile court trial.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsNew CastlePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 18:33:38 GMTMets' Matt Harvey set to make return from Tommy John surgery ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — It's hard to know which opponent will be more challenging for Matt Harvey on Friday — the Detroit Tigers or his own competitive nature.sSportsAthlete injuriesMLB Spring TrainingAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsNew York CityFloridaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:31:01 GMTTurkish minister urges fight against extremists in Syria NATIONS (AP) — The world never had a plan to end the worsening Syrian conflict, Turkey's prime minister said Thursday.By EDITH M. LEDERER and CARA ANNAiGeneral newsDiplomacyCivil warsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestInternational relationsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 05 Mar 2015 19:09:21 GMTA look at US diplomatic security around the world (AP) — Thursday's knife attack on America's ambassador in Seoul was the first major case of violence involving a U.S. ambassador since the deadly siege in Benghazi, Libya, more than two years ago.By BRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsDiplomacyWar and unrestInternational relationsGeneral newsUnited StatesSouth KoreaSeoulLibyaNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsiaNorth AfricaAfrica, 05 Mar 2015 19:03:46 GMTFDA study finds little evidence of antibiotics in milk (AP) — In an encouraging development for consumers worried about antibiotics in their milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence of drug contamination after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farms.By MARY CLARE JALONICKwBusinessFood and drinkHealthLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationshipsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureMedicationDiagnosis and treatment, 05 Mar 2015 19:09:11 GMTLate winter storm drops snow from Texas to Nantucket (AP) — Winter could have at least one more blast for much of the U.S. after the late-season snow stops falling: Record low temperatures are in the forecast for dozens of cities.By SEAN CARLIN and GEOFF MULVIHILLaGeneral newsWinter weatherStormsWeatherCold wavesTrafficTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAccidentsAccidents and disastersUnited StatesKentuckyPhiladelphiaNew York CityPennsylvaniaTexasNorth AmericaNew York, 05 Mar 2015 18:57:26 GMTBoston Marathon bombing victim recalls how she lost a leg (AP) — Roseann Sdoia saw two flashes of white light at her feet near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, looked down, and for a split second thought to herself: I'm wearing strappy sandals.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsSportsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsBombingsTrack and fieldEventsLaw and orderBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:38:06 GMTPlane that skidded off LaGuardia runway did not touch water YORK (AP) — An official says a plane from Atlanta that skidded off a runway while landing in driving snow at LaGuardia Airport did not make contact with an icy bay but instead came to rest on an embankment next to the water.By KAREN MATTHEWSaBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesNew York CityNew YorkQueensUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:20:25 GMTWhen in Paris: Kim Kardashian goes platinum for Fashion Week (AP) — Kim Kardashian made a fashion statement of her own at Balmain's show Thursday, showing off newly platinum locks.By THOMAS ADAMSONiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLifestyleFashionBeauty and fashionParis Fashion WeekFashion showsCelebrityEntertainmentFashion designEventsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 05 Mar 2015 19:21:17 GMTDeath toll in east Ukraine mine blast reaches 32, Ukraine (AP) — Officials in a separatist rebel-held city in east Ukraine say the death toll from an accidental explosion at a coal mine has risen to 32.iGeneral newsExplosionsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessMaterials industryAccidents and disastersUkraineDonetskEastern EuropeEurope, 05 Mar 2015 19:48:31 GMTHolocaust survivor in Denver preserves memories in book (AP) — As she approached her 80th year, Holocaust survivor Paula Burger became determined to ensure her generation's memories lived on.By DONNA BRYSONaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsThe HolocaustEventsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 18:32:54 GMTConvicted killer gets $7,500 after dog bit off part of nose, Ohio (AP) — A convicted killer whose nose was partially bitten off by a dog in a prison program will get $7,500 in damages.aGeneral newsDogsMammalsAnimalsAccidentsAccidents and disastersOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 18:48:40 GMTRingling Bros. Circus to give up elephant acts in 3 years CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show's iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The Associated Press exclusively that growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision.By TAMARA LUSHaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsAnimalsLegal proceedingsCorporate managementAnimal welfareSpectacularsRecreation and leisureLifestyleWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationLaw and orderCorporate newsPersonnelSocial issuesSocial affairsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:21:33 GMTSheriffs from Colorado, elsewhere sue state over legal pot (AP) — Ten sheriffs from three different states sued Colorado Thursday for legalizing marijuana.By KRISTEN WYATTaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSmall businessPoliceLegal proceedingsRecreational drug laws and regulationsLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment regulationsColoradoNebraskaUnited StatesDenverKansasOklahomaNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 18:58:42 GMTCorrection: Today in History for March 1 the Today in History feature for March 1, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the Yahoo search website was incorporated March 1, 1995. It was incorporated March 2, 1995.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsCrimeLegislatureWar and unrestGovernment and politicsCrimeaFranceUnited StatesParisRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropeWestern EuropeNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:41:37 GMTSelma's 50th anniversary brings comparisons to Ferguson (AP) — They only lasted minutes, but the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern segregation onto the American conscience.By JESSE J. HOLLANDwGovernment and politicsRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriHuman rights and civil libertiesPolice brutalityCrimeVotingLegal proceedingsSocial issuesSocial affairsEventsLaw and orderGeneral newsViolenceViolent crimeElectionsSelmaAlabamaMontgomeryUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:45:55 GMTCourt rules journalist can publish diary in James Brown case, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Supreme Court says a freelance journalist can publish a diary that she says is from James Brown's widow.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentLegal proceedingsFreedom of the pressJournalistsLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsNews mediaMediaSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 18:40:57 GMTRemains of 2 babies found in ceiling at Indiana funeral home (AP) — A spokesman says the remains of two mummified or skeletonized babies found inside small boxes above ceiling tiles at a funeral home in northwestern Indiana were placed there by an employee last fall and taken down the same day by the manager of the facility.By DON BABWINaGeneral newsIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 18:44:07 GMTCoroner says boy crushed to death by gate in North Las Vegas VEGAS (AP) — A coroner says an 8-year-old boy died of blunt force and other injuries when he was struck by a metal gate in North Las Vegas.By SALLY HOaGeneral newsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 18:35:40 GMTMajor survey shows most Americans support same-sex marriage (AP) — In the late 1980s, support for gay marriage was essentially unheard of in America. Just a quarter century later, it's now favored by clear majority of Americans.By EMILY SWANSONwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansPublic opinionCouplesMarriageRelationshipsSocial affairsFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesLifestyleUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:03:45 GMTAlberto Nisman's ex-wife says he was killed AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The ex-wife of a prosecutor whose mysterious death has rocked Argentina says a team of experts she hired has concluded that her former husband was killed.iGeneral newsCrimeArgentinaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 05 Mar 2015 18:34:01 GMTMaker of device in 'superbug' outbreak lacked FDA clearance (AP) — The manufacturer of a medical instrument at the center of a recent "superbug" outbreak in Los Angeles did not receive federal clearance to sell the device, according to officials from the Food and Drug Administration.By MATTHEW PERRONEhtBusinessGeneral newsMedical technologyInfectious diseasesDisease outbreaksHealthLegislatureProducts and servicesCorporate newsTechnologyHealth care industryIndustriesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthGovernment and politics, 05 Mar 2015 19:40:23 GMTJurors in Jodi Arias case: We were 11-1 for death penalty (AP) — Jurors who deadlocked on punishment for convicted murderer Jodi Arias say they were split 11-1 in favor of the death penalty and that they tried unsuccessfully to get the lone holdout kicked off the panel.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrime, 05 Mar 2015 20:02:47 GMTJaime Camil shines as telenovela star on 'Jane the Virgin' YORK (AP) — Last pilot season, Jaime Camil had options — two offers for dramas at ABC and Netflix.By ALICIA RANCILIOeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainment, 05 Mar 2015 19:16:36 GMTData: Victim's cell pinged along Hernandez's alleged route RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Tracking data shown to the jury Thursday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez indicates the victim's cellphone pinged along the same route that prosecutors say Hernandez took that night.By MICHELLE R. SMITHaBusinessGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeCrimeMassachusettsFall RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:39:00 GMTLast blast? Late winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast (AP) — Winter could have at least one more blast for much of the U.S. after the late-season snow stops falling: Record low temperatures are in the forecast for dozens of cities.By SEAN CARLIN and GEOFF MULVIHILLaGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherStormsCold wavesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessUnited StatesKentuckyPhiladelphiaNew York CityPennsylvaniaNew YorkTexasNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:17:30 GMTBloody man brings neighbor's body to lawyer's office (AP) — A southwest Florida man put his dead neighbor in the bed of his pickup truck and drove — bloody and agitated — to his lawyer's office, where he said he had killed the man in self-defense.By FREIDA FRISAROaGeneral newsCrimeFort MyersFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 20:02:32 GMTEgypt to offer projects worth $35 billion during conference (AP) — Egypt plans to offer some 50 projects valued at up to $35 billion at an international investment conference later this month, officials said Thursday, as the country looks to revive an economy battered by four years of unrest.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 05 Mar 2015 19:55:04 GMTSenate Democrats press for vote on attorney general nominee (AP) — Senate Democrats are pressing Republican leaders to schedule a vote on the president's pick to be attorney general.By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERwGovernment and politicsGovernment appointments and nominationsCabinet appointments and nominationsLegislaturePolitical partiesCabinetsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 18:54:01 GMTDelta Air Lines accident is latest at New York's LaGuardia Delta Air Lines jet skidded off a runway and crashed through a fence after landing Thursday at New York's LaGuardia Airport.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 18:43:48 GMTChain of kidney transplants begins in San Francisco hospital FRANCISCO (AP) — The first of a series of interlinked kidney transplants involving six patients and six donors has started at a San Francisco hospital.By KRISTIN J. BENDERhtGeneral newsHealthOrgan donationOrgan transplantsDiagnosis and treatmentHealth issuesTechnologyObituariesSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 05 Mar 2015 19:20:57 GMT