FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 Apr 2015 13:45:11 -0700Israel says airstrike on Syrian border targeted militants (AP) — Israel's military said Sunday it launched an airstrike on its border with Syria after spotting militants carrying a bomb in the Israeli-held Golan Heights.By IAN DEITCHiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsTerrorismGovernment and politicsIsraelSyriaMiddle EastIran, 26 Apr 2015 20:48:48 GMTHoward homers again, leads Philadelphia past Braves, 5-4 (AP) — Ryan Howard hit his second homer in two games, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Sunday.By DAN GELSTONsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsPennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 20:32:32 GMTRays, Archer complete sweep of Blue Jays PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Chris Archer pitched two-hit ball in seven scoreless innings and Brandon Guyer drove in four runs Sunday as the Tampa Bay Rays won their fifth straight, 5-1 over the Toronto Blue Jays.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 19:52:28 GMTIt's here: Fight week begins with Pacquiao caravan to Vegas VEGAS (AP) — The last time Freddie Roach was on the interstate linking Los Angeles with this boxing capital, he was written up for going 140 mph.By TIM DAHLBERGsSportsBoxingMen's boxingMen's sportsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 20:31:32 GMTCoast Guard: Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — Coast Guard crews searched for five people missing Sunday after recovering two bodies following a powerful weekend storm that capsized several sailboats competing in a regatta near Mobile Bay.By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIELaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsWeatherAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAlabamaMobileUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 20:21:11 GMT'Call of Duty: Black Ops 3': 5 ways it's different MONICA, Calif. (AP) — "Call of Duty: Black Ops 3" is enlisting a few new recruits.By DERRIK J. LANGhtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyMilitary technologySanta MonicaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 17:28:16 GMTCentenary of 1.5 million Armenian deaths marked in NYC YORK (AP) — A rally in Times Square is marking the centennial of the deaths of as many 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire — today's Turkey.By VERENA DOBNIKaGeneral newsTurkeyNew York CityNew YorkMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 19:07:37 GMTIsraeli military indicts 3 soldiers for looting in Gaza war (AP) — The Israeli military announced Sunday it indicted three soldiers for allegedly taking money from a building in Gaza during last year's war against Hamas militants.iGeneral newsDiplomacyWar and unrestIndictmentsMilitary legal affairsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsLaw and orderMilitary and defensePalestinian territoriesIsraelJerusalemGaza StripMiddle East, 26 Apr 2015 17:13:08 GMTMan driving motorhome leads Alaska State Troopers on a chase, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man used a motorhome in a failed attempt to elude arrest by state troopers.By DAN JOLINGaGeneral newsOdditiesCrimeAlaskaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 20:15:17 GMTCavs' Kevin Love out after hurting shoulder in first quarter (AP) — Kevin Love has been ruled out of the Cavaliers' playoff game against the Celtics after hurting his left shoulder midway through the first quarter.sSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 18:01:04 GMTTigers topple Indians 8-6 (AP) — Miguel Cabrera homered and drove in three runs and the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Indians 8-6 Sunday.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 20:43:26 GMTFilm to probe Newark schoolyard murders' toll on family, N.J. (AP) — For what seemed a small eternity, Shalga Hightower epitomized the picture of parental grief in the aftermath of Newark's 2007 schoolyard killings, when a group of men and boys, including one who turned 15 that day, lined up her college-bound daughter and two friends and shot them each in the back of the head.By DAVID PORTERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentViolent crimeDocumentariesLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairs, 26 Apr 2015 17:10:55 GMTOhio in a minority as high court weighs same-sex marriage (AP) — While Ohio has traditionally been a national bellwether politically, the state now finds itself in the minority on same-sex marriage heading into Tuesday's U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments.DAN SEWELLaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesUnited StatesOhioCincinnatiNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 17:31:51 GMTFrance detains 3 new suspects in thwarted attack probe (AP) — French police have detained three people in an investigation into an alleged plot to attack a church near Paris, authorities said Sunday.By ANGELA CHARLTONiGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 26 Apr 2015 17:33:12 GMTGarcia leads White Sox past Royals in suspended game (AP) — Avisail Garcia hit a tiebreaking RBI single with two out in the ninth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Sunday in the resumption of a game suspended by rain.By JAY COHENsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSports businessAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 18:54:30 GMTClinton Foundation admits missteps in donor disclosure (AP) — The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation is acknowledging the global philanthropy made mistakes in how it disclosed its donors.By HOPE YENfBusinessGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPresidential electionsNational electionsElections, 26 Apr 2015 20:44:46 GMTAftershocks terrify survivors of quake that killed 2,500, Nepal (AP) — Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought a day earlier by a massive earthquake that ripped across this Himalayan nation and killed more than 2,500 people.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and KATY DAIGLEiGeneral newsScienceSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersProperty damageMountainsNatural disastersEnvironment and natureIndiaNepalNew DelhiKathmanduSouth AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 19:29:22 GMTGreenpeace spots 3-mile oil slick off Spain's Canary Islands (AP) — Greenpeace has called on Spain's government to dedicate more resources to cleaning up an oil spill rising up from a sunken fishing trawler off the Canary Islands after spotting a five-kilometer (3-mile) slick.iBusinessGeneral newsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAccidentsAccidents and disastersSpainCanary IslandsWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AfricaAfrica, 26 Apr 2015 18:36:26 GMTAmerican Pharoah completes final pre-Kentucky Derby workout, Ky. (AP) — American Pharoah put in his final workout before the Kentucky Derby, and trainer Bob Baffert says his colt is quite comfortable with the track at Churchill Downs.By JOSH ABNERsSportsKentucky DerbyHorse racingEventsThoroughbred racingLouisvilleKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 20:22:18 GMTIsrael says it launches airstrike on its border with Syria after seeing militants with a bomb (AP) — Israel says it launches airstrike on its border with Syria after seeing militants with a bomb.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIsraelSyriaMiddle East, 26 Apr 2015 19:43:09 GMTThe Latest: Wake held for man who died after arrest p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriProtests and demonstrationsArrestsEventsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 20:37:57 GMTGiants-Rockies game postponed by rain (AP) — Right-hander Bill Swift's arm was all warmed up and ready to throw out the ceremonial first pitch Sunday.By PAT GRAHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthDenverArizonaColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 20:22:29 GMTMarlins beat Nationals 6-2 to complete 3-game sweep (AP) — Adeiny Hechavarria hit a bases-loaded triple after a botched rundown kept the inning alive, and the Miami Marlins completed their first three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals since May 2012 by winning 6-2 Sunday.By STEVEN WINEsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 20:12:35 GMTOfficial: Palestinian operatives helped free Syria hostages (AP) — A top Palestinian intelligence official provided first details Sunday of the release of two Swedish hostages held in Syria for 17 months, saying the captors drove them to a pre-arranged drop-off point, pushed them out of the car and sped off.By IAN DEITCHiGeneral newsHostage situationsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesSyriaIsraelJordanMiddle East, 26 Apr 2015 19:21:22 GMTIsrael launches airstrike on Syrian border after seeing bomb (AP) — Israel's military said Sunday it launched an airstrike on its border with Syria after spotting militants carrying a bomb in the Israeli-held Golan Heights.By IAN DEITCHiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsTerrorismGovernment and politicsIsraelSyriaMiddle EastIran, 26 Apr 2015 20:38:36 GMTCavs lose Love to injury but sweep Celts with 101-93 victory (AP) — LeBron James scored 27 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a shoulder injury to Kevin Love to complete a first-round sweep of the Boston Celtics with a 101-93 victory Sunday.By HOWARD ULMANsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sports, 26 Apr 2015 20:06:26 GMTKipchoge wins his 1st London Marathon in Kenyan top 4 (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday, leading home a Kenyan top four ahead of defending champion Wilson Kipsang.By ROB HARRISsSportsWomen's track and fieldMen's track and fieldWomen's sportsTrack and fieldMarathonsMen's sportsUnited KingdomLondonKenyaEast AfricaWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandAfrica, 26 Apr 2015 17:46:20 GMTTater tots, comfy couch waylay California burglar, Calif. (AP) — Police say a would-be burglar got sidetracked by snacks and a comfy place to snooze, heating up some tater tots and taking a nap on the sofa of the house he broke into.aGeneral newsOdditiesTheftCrimeCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 18:39:48 GMTRussell's bases-loaded double leads Cubs over Reds 5-2 (AP) — Rookie Addison Russell doubled with the bases loaded — one of his best moments during his first week in the majors — and the Chicago Cubs held on for a 5-2 victory on Sunday and a sweep of their rain-shortened series against the Cincinnati Reds.By JOE KAYsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsCincinnatiIllinoisOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 20:14:38 GMTNishikori beats Andujar to defend Barcelona Open title, Spain (AP) — Top-seeded Kei Nishikori successfully defended his title at the Barcelona Open by beating Spaniard Pablo Andujar 6-4, 6-4 in Sunday's final.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSpainBarcelonaWestern EuropeEurope, 26 Apr 2015 17:59:51 GMTCorrection: Nepal-Earthquake Warning story a story April 26 about a gathering of earthquakes experts a week before the Nepal quake, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of one expert. His name is Hari Kumar, not Hari Ghi. The story also misspelled the name of his company, which is GeoHazards International, not Geohazards International.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsSeismologyEarth scienceNatural disastersAccidents and disastersScienceEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduAsia, 26 Apr 2015 17:21:09 GMTNigeria recalls diplomats from South Africa over attacks, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria is recalling its top diplomats in South Africa because of "ongoing xenophobia targeting foreigners," according to a government statement.By MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational relationsImmigrationGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsNigeriaSouth AfricaAfricaWest AfricaLiberiaSouthern Africa, 26 Apr 2015 18:13:27 GMTCavs sweep Celts as James scores 27 in 101-93 victory (AP) — LeBron James scored 27 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a shoulder injury to Kevin Love to complete a first-round sweep of the Boston Celtics with a 101-93 victory Sunday.By HOWARD ULMANsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 20:20:24 GMTSpencer Pigot completes weekend Indy Lights sweep, Ala. (AP) — Spencer Pigot completed a weekend sweep of Indy Lights races with a victory at Sunday's 35-lap competition.sSportsAutomobile racingAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 19:55:28 GMT'Furious 7' holds on to box office; 'Age of Ultron' looms YORK (AP) — "Furious 7" enjoyed a victory lap over the weekend, becoming only the third film ever to make $1 billion internationally and leading the domestic box office for the fourth straight week. But the movie that's poised to topple the Universal juggernaut, Marvel's "The Avengers: Age of Ultron," revved up overseas with a massive $201.2 million debut.By JAKE COYLEaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentNorth AmericaUnited States, 26 Apr 2015 19:01:50 GMTPicture it: A 1,000-year exposure showing a changing Earth, Mass. (AP) — If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Jonathon Keats figures a picture can also span a thousand years.By BOB SALSBERGaGeneral newsScienceArt photographyVisual artsMuseumsArts and entertainmentRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 17:16:20 GMTMustafa Akinci elected leader of breakaway Turkish Cypriots, Cyprus (AP) — Mustafa Akinci, a veteran politician with a strong track record of reaching out to rival Greek Cypriots, was elected Sunday as leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots in ethnically divided Cyprus, pledging to focus his energy on breaking decades of stalemate and achieving an accord reunifying the small island nation.By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsInternational agreementsDiplomacyTurkeyCyprusGreeceEuropeNicosiaMiddle EastWestern Europe, 26 Apr 2015 20:46:21 GMT3 young women jailed in Russia for twerking next to monument (AP) — A court in southern Russia has sentenced three young women to brief jail terms for making a video showing them twerking next to a World War II memorial.iGeneral newsCrimeMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 26 Apr 2015 17:29:05 GMTNo time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up (AP) — There is still time to save lives — that's why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle.By GREGORY KATZiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersForeign aidIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessInternational relationsGovernment and politicsNatural disastersUnited KingdomNepalUnited Arab EmiratesSouth AsiaIsraelWestern EuropeEuropeAsiaMiddle East, 26 Apr 2015 18:25:43 GMTLate spring complicates already perilous amphibian migration, N.H. (AP) — Northern New England's annual amphibian migration is always perilous, but critters that cross roads to breed are facing an additional challenge this year: a delayed start after the long winter.By HOLLY RAMERaGeneral newsAnimalsAmphibiansFrogsSalamanders and newtsWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 17:25:00 GMTOwner spots his stolen truck in rearview mirror; arrest made, Ala. (AP) — A man driving to work in Alabama suddenly noticed his stolen pickup truck following him, setting off a chain of events that included a pursuit, a crash and an arrest.aOdditiesArrestsLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 18:16:00 GMTSalma Hayek visits Lebanon to launch film 'The Prophet', Lebanon (AP) — Salma Hayek is in Lebanon, her first visit to her ancestral homeland, to launch "The Prophet," an animated feature film she co-produced.By SARAH EL DEEBiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityAnimation and comicsLebanonMiddle East, 26 Apr 2015 18:45:25 GMTOfficials say heavy rains kill 37 in northwest Pakistan, Pakistan (AP) — Heavy rains and strong winds tore through northwest Pakistan on Sunday, uprooting trees, collapsing buildings and killing at least 37 people, officials said.By RIAZ KHANiGeneral newsAccidents and disastersAccidentsPakistanPeshawarSouth AsiaAsia, 26 Apr 2015 20:11:37 GMTStoried NYC college awaits results of attorney general probe YORK (AP) — First came a hotly-debated decision by Cooper Union to start charging its students after being tuition-free for generations.By KAREN MATTHEWSaBusinessGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 17:25:07 GMTHow to help Nepal earthquake victims groups are rushing to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed more than 2,500 people. Here's a look at humanitarian efforts under way in Nepal and how to donate online:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersNatural disastersForeign aidInternational relationsGovernment and politicsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsia, 26 Apr 2015 20:07:32 GMTPentagon: US military sending aid to quake-ravaged Nepal (AP) — The Pentagon says a U.S. military plane has departed from the Dover Air Force Base in Delaware bound for earthquake-stricken Nepal.wGovernment and politicsSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersGeneral newsNatural disastersMilitary and defenseNepalUnited StatesSouth AsiaAsiaNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 20:11:33 GMTEx-Ranger's long march to honor WWII hero, N.Y. (AP) — For years after Col. William O. Darby was killed in World War II, fellow soldiers would make a pilgrimage to his family's home just to talk to his mother about the fallen hero credited with forming the U.S. Army Rangers.By CHRIS CAROLAaGeneral newsWorld War IIEventsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsNHL hockeyProfessional hockeyHockeySportsMen's hockeyMen's sportsUnited StatesNew York CityArkansasNorth AmericaNew York, 26 Apr 2015 19:41:19 GMTFamily, friends in Baltimore mourn death of arrested man (AP) — A night of violence gave way to a day of mourning Sunday for a man who died after sustaining serious injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police.By JESSICA GRESKO and TOM FOREMAN, Jr.aGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesArrestsProtests and demonstrationsLaw and orderCrimePolitical and civil unrestBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 19:40:35 GMTCorinthian Colleges to shut down all 28 remaining campuses ANA, Calif. (AP) — Corinthian Colleges will shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students.aGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsSanta AnaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 19:30:01 GMTPhotographer says Baltimore police beat him during protest (AP) — A photo editor for a Baltimore newspaper says he was beaten by police at a protest of the death of Freddie Gray.By AMANDA LEE MYERSaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsViolent crimeCrimePolitical and civil unrestBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Apr 2015 20:36:06 GMT