FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:14:59 -0800Blizzard-like conditions possible in Northeast's next stormhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf8dd66239074bce922f01f6bcf0aff5NEW YORK (AP) — A major snowstorm with blizzard-like conditions could drop a foot or more of snow across most parts of the Northeast as they gear up for the workweek right after the first real storm of the winter hit them with rain, several inches of snow and messy slush.aBusinessGeneral newsStormsWeatherWinter weatherAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPhiladelphiaNew York CityMainePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf8dd66239074bce922f01f6bcf0aff5Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:29:57 GMTNorway frees Iraq cleric after prison term for death threatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/737e8c551d7f496baa69451bb08a58ffHELSINKI (AP) — An Iraqi-born cleric convicted of making death threats against a Norwegian politician and intimidating witnesses has walked free from prison.iGeneral newsExtortion and threatsCrimeNorwayIraqWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/737e8c551d7f496baa69451bb08a58ffSun, 25 Jan 2015 14:11:03 GMTAuschwitz survivor recalls Nazi evil, liberation 70 years onhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18f38d9dc7d84f399648a398f07f9a88SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The tattoo on her left arm has become unreadable but the habit of reading it aloud in Polish remains strong, seven decades after it first scarred her skin.By AIDA CERKEZiGeneral newsThe HolocaustNazismEventsGovernment and politicsBosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevoSerbiaGermanyEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18f38d9dc7d84f399648a398f07f9a88Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:36:00 GMTBoko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, dozens killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/100c8bbef5784fc59a2c78e1cd18649cMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — In fierce fighting Sunday, Nigerian troops clashed with Islamic extremists who attacked Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeastern Nigeria. Dozens of combatants have been killed and wounded, soldiers and hospital workers said.By HARUNA UMARiGeneral newsWar and unrestNigeriaCameroonLagosWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/100c8bbef5784fc59a2c78e1cd18649cSun, 25 Jan 2015 14:57:24 GMTEgypt: Police, protesters clash on anniversary of uprisinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8498360aa924ba3b85d42641c4cb519CAIRO (AP) — Egypt tightened security in Cairo and other cities Sunday as police moved to break up scattered protests marking the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, killing three protesters, injuring at least 21 and arresting dozens.By HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEBiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestBombingsRebellions and uprisingsFunerals and memorial servicesPolice brutalityCrimePolitical activismWar and unrestLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceReligious issuesReligionPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoAlexandriaMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8498360aa924ba3b85d42641c4cb519Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:06:04 GMTAndy Murray advances to Australian Open quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/370487e1be014702b2d100f0796d87e9MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Two-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray overcame a relentlessly athletic Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5 on Sunday to secure a spot in the Australian Open quarterfinals.sSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/370487e1be014702b2d100f0796d87e9Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:31:08 GMTEgypt: 9 killed in Cairo clashes between Islamists, policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56613a9b5d414be2afdb1a8d46eff691CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security officials say clashes between police and Islamist protesters in an eastern Cairo district have left nine demonstrators dead.By HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEBiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestBombingsCrimePolice brutalityWar and unrestPolitical activismImprovised explosivesLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceReligious issuesReligionPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricaAlexandriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56613a9b5d414be2afdb1a8d46eff691Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:02:52 GMTWHO mulls reforms to repair reputation after bungling Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e289c3819ee440c091f83397d7e38d96GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization is debating how to reform itself after botching the response to the Ebola outbreak, a sluggish performance that experts say cost thousands of lives.By MARIA CHENGiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksEpidemicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthGenevaWest AfricaAfricaSierra LeoneGuineaLiberiaSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e289c3819ee440c091f83397d7e38d96Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:21:33 GMTObama 'deeply concerned' about latest violence in Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e285088cc6d4b108af6968f1fdacd4aNEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama says his administration is "deeply concerned" about the latest deadly flare-up in eastern Ukraine, but he says he won't change how he's handling the situation.iGovernment and politicsWar and unrestGeneral newsRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e285088cc6d4b108af6968f1fdacd4aSun, 25 Jan 2015 12:07:35 GMTDefending champion Ogier wins Monte Carlo rallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f960d1cc2fe6413aaab3ca35bbb01be2MONACO (AP) — Defending world rally champion Sebastien Ogier of France began his title defense with a victory at the season-opening Monte Carlo rally Sunday, finishing ahead of Finland's Jari-Matti Latvala and Andreas Mikkelsen of Norway as Volkswagen swept the podium places.sSportsAutomobile racingMonacoMonte CarloWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f960d1cc2fe6413aaab3ca35bbb01be2Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:31:01 GMTIran foreign minister: Outreach to Saudi Arabia 'necessary'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98065a11bd0244cfadf6e9d1f753c9bdTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister says his outreach to regional rival Saudi Arabia after the death of the kingdom's ruler was "necessary."iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsTehranMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaIranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98065a11bd0244cfadf6e9d1f753c9bdSun, 25 Jan 2015 12:32:27 GMTAnalysis: GOP calls for bipartisanship, says Obama defianthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a82560493234117b04dcc9fa160a14dWASHINGTON (AP) — Winners by far in last fall's elections, Republicans now demand bipartisanship from President Barack Obama as their due and the voters' desire.By DAVID ESPOwGovernment and politicsHealth care reformElectionsLegislatureEconomyPolitical partiesLegislationGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a82560493234117b04dcc9fa160a14dSun, 25 Jan 2015 12:30:10 GMT30 Filipino police commandos killed in clash with rebelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4aba9357e82e468185d0bf2ad1b92d09MANILA, Philippines (AP) — More than 30 police commandos were killed in a clash with Muslim insurgents Sunday in the southern Philippines in the biggest single-day combat loss for Philippine forces in many years, officials said.By JIM GOMEZiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsWar and unrestPoliceLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesManilaPhilippinesSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4aba9357e82e468185d0bf2ad1b92d09Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:38:25 GMTFrench arrests raise question: Is free speech for all?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef9efbb23b0440d8ae33a7a95adb7b35LONDON (AP) — When cartoonists at a French publication that had poked fun at the Prophet Muhammad were shot dead, millions around the world felt it as an attack on freedom of speech.By JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsSocial mediaIslamCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisArrestsTerrorismReligionCrimeOnline mediaMediaSocial affairsEventsReligious issuesSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw and orderRace and ethnicityViolent crimeWar and unrestTerrorist attacksUnited KingdomFranceLondonParisEuropeWestern EuropeEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef9efbb23b0440d8ae33a7a95adb7b35Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:24:35 GMTVylegzhanin, Tchekaleva win World Cup skiathlonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0265b5720e9547b6b8c531cccca3a62cRYBINSK, Russia (AP) — Russia's Maxim Vylegzhanin and Yulia Tchekaleva won men's and women's skiathlon races in the cross-country skiing World Cup on Sunday.sSportsNordic skiingMen's skiingWomen's skiingSkiingMen's sportsWomen's sportsNorwayRussiaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0265b5720e9547b6b8c531cccca3a62cSun, 25 Jan 2015 12:34:07 GMTContestants vie for Miss Universe crown in Miami on Sundayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d318724d68524ca9a0cf41c9b76488d6MIAMI (AP) — A new Miss Universe will be crowned Sunday night in Miami, with participants from 88 countries taking part.By KELLI KENNEDYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBeauty pageantsEntertainmentMiamiVenezuelaFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d318724d68524ca9a0cf41c9b76488d6Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:48:10 GMTObama: Counterterrorism operations in Yemen not affectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d28b76d6258d4b3c9f5713ced3080b97NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama says the political vacuum in Yemen hasn't affected U.S. counterterrorism operations inside the Middle Eastern country.iGovernment and politicsTerrorismWar and unrestGeneral newsNational securityMilitary and defenseUnited StatesIndiaYemenNorth AmericaSouth AsiaAsiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d28b76d6258d4b3c9f5713ced3080b97Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:22:59 GMTJapan stunned by video claiming death of 1 of 2 IS hostageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6125d57951974541ad4990e80664293fTOKYO (AP) — From the prime minister to ordinary people, Japanese were shocked Sunday at a video purportedly showing one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed.By YURI KAGEYAMAiGeneral newsHostage situationsConstitutionsGovernment and politicsJapanUnited StatesSyriaMiddle EastEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6125d57951974541ad4990e80664293fSun, 25 Jan 2015 13:37:46 GMTFrench arrests beg question: Is free speech for all?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec2a43ff5e944d95b62fc92c2c660725LONDON (AP) — When cartoonists at a French publication that had poked fun at the Prophet Muhammad were shot dead, millions around the world felt it as an attack on freedom of speech.By JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsSocial mediaIslamCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisArrestsTerrorismReligionCrimeOnline mediaMediaSocial affairsEventsReligious issuesSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw and orderRace and ethnicityViolent crimeWar and unrestTerrorist attacksUnited KingdomFranceLondonParisEuropeWestern EuropeEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec2a43ff5e944d95b62fc92c2c660725Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:44:00 GMTAfter dove debacle, Vatican makes balloons new peace symbolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56fa53989f0b4dfebd9d565c67bf9cbbVATICAN CITY (AP) — Dove lovers, rejoice.By FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsVatican CityWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56fa53989f0b4dfebd9d565c67bf9cbbSun, 25 Jan 2015 14:03:28 GMT'Death-qualified' juror search slows marathon, theater caseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06dd82a7266842a687242e50211b669bBOSTON (AP) — One prospective juror was brutally frank when asked whether he could consider a sentence of life in prison for the man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsDeath penalty controversyTrack and fieldCrimeBombingsViolent crimeLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsSportsEducation issuesEducationCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsState governmentsBostonUnited StatesDenverMassachusettsNorth AmericaColoradohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06dd82a7266842a687242e50211b669bSun, 25 Jan 2015 15:37:02 GMTSwiss Guard's cookbook reveals Vatican culinary treatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/814adf55697d43938c999809848f93e7VATICAN CITY (AP) — If an army travels on its stomach, what does the world's smallest army eat?By DANIELA BERRETTAiFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleCookingBooks and literatureEntertainmentArts and entertainmentChristianityReligionSocial affairsVatican CityWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/814adf55697d43938c999809848f93e7Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:14:52 GMTHargin wins men's World Cup slalom for 1st career victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9c7ad4403144123bcadb17ba900b8d4KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Screaming for joy and smashing his poles on the snow, Swedish skier Mattias Hargin celebrated his first career World Cup victory on Sunday.By ERIC WILLEMSENsSportsMen's skiingMen's sportsAlpine skiingSkiingAustriaGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9c7ad4403144123bcadb17ba900b8d4Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:44:02 GMTKyrgios joins Nadal in Australian Open quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09b677240971478caab1608821e12160MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Now he's no longer just the kid who upset Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, he's the teenager who beat the guy who beat Roger Federer at the Australian Open.By JOHN PYEsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09b677240971478caab1608821e12160Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:53:17 GMTTurkish president in Somalia to launch development projectshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0826663d690949c7845ffd60cfb54090MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Under tight security Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Sunday launched development projects sponsored by his government including an airport terminal in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.By ABDI GULEDiGeneral newsTerrorismMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestSomaliaTurkeyMogadishuEast AfricaAfricaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0826663d690949c7845ffd60cfb54090Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:02:39 GMTZambia: Ruling party candidate wins presidential electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fe7e960bdbf4b4ebca37a7ebbdae371LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Edgar Lungu was inaugurated as Zambia's new president Sunday.By NOEL SICHALWEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsJudicial electionsElectionsPolitical partiesNational electionsJudiciaryPolitical organizationsAfricaZambiaSouthern Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fe7e960bdbf4b4ebca37a7ebbdae371Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:26:29 GMTAnti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40e37fc49a1640d6ae4fd2c21022dd39ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece voted Sunday in an early general election that could alter the course of the country's battle against crippling debts, with a radical left party favored to win by promising to rewrite the terms of its international bailout.By ELENA BECATOROSiGeneral newsFinancial crisisGovernment and politicsNational governmentsPolitical partiesGeneral electionsGovernment transitionsEconomyBusinessFinancial marketsPolitical organizationsElectionsGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40e37fc49a1640d6ae4fd2c21022dd39Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:26:15 GMT5 ways unmanned drones could affect the American food supplyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4d79b86f1e247e685b724b826976900WASHINGTON (AP) — Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal's temperature. Applying pesticides.By MARY CLARE JALONICKhtBusinessGovernment and politicsDrone aircraftAgriculture and the environmentTechnologyIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsGeneral newsAgricultureIndustriesMaterials industryEnvironmentEnvironment and naturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4d79b86f1e247e685b724b826976900Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:36:37 GMTKoch event drawing 2016 hopefuls Rubio, Paul, Cruz, Walkerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a700000eb10b4b599a0241d020a9d68cWASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is sending clear signs about an expected run for the presidency in 2016.By PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical fundraisingPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a700000eb10b4b599a0241d020a9d68cSun, 25 Jan 2015 15:08:33 GMTObama, Modi cite breakthrough on India civil nuclear programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdacde9873a34089965c34202a0a9535NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi say they have achieved a breakthrough understanding to free up U.S. investment in nuclear energy development in India.By JULIE PACEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsConstitutionsNuclear proliferationInternational relationsPolitical issuesWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseIndiaUnited StatesSouth AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaNew Delhihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdacde9873a34089965c34202a0a9535Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:52:39 GMTEgypt: Officials raise to 9 death toll in clashes between Islamists, police in Cairo district.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1ff2af76bcd4d5aa5d2abd9d7fa1543CAIRO (AP) — Egypt: Officials raise to 9 death toll in clashes between Islamists, police in Cairo district.iGeneral newsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1ff2af76bcd4d5aa5d2abd9d7fa1543Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:50:36 GMTEmotional or not, Kyrgios puts on a show at Aussie Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0965f87d3d9949468654ed5b88826011MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Nick Kyrgios knows how to entertain a crowd. He hits shots between his legs and around the net posts. He smashes rackets. He argues with the chair umpire and interacts with fans in the stands. He smashes more rackets.By JUSTIN BERGMANsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0965f87d3d9949468654ed5b88826011Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:06:08 GMTMilitary: Extremists attack northeastern Nigeria's biggest city, dozens killed and woundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdb9ce7e3da845e4a20d3d4ca503abd2MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Military: Extremists attack northeastern Nigeria's biggest city, dozens killed and wounded.iGeneral newsNigeriaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdb9ce7e3da845e4a20d3d4ca503abd2Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:27:18 GMTIndonesian rescuers fail again to lift fuselage of AirAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/becf82727da84fc8854b3ffdddbba745PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — The second attempt to lift the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner failed Sunday as the wreckage sank back to the ocean floor when a rope linking the lifting balloons broke.By FADLAN SYAMiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/becf82727da84fc8854b3ffdddbba745Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:29:19 GMT'Birdman'? 'Boyhood'? SAG Awards to offer Oscar previewhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c59a0f1854f14405bd80e5c3885a1a26The 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards should offer a low-key preview to the Academy Awards and a chance for favorites to begin polishing up their acceptance speeches.By JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentScreen Actors Guild AwardsAcademy AwardsAward showsEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c59a0f1854f14405bd80e5c3885a1a26Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:43:43 GMTSouth Africa shaken by anti-immigrant riotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42293ad596854c4fb7b2d45722605ab2JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African authorities have re-established order — for now — in Soweto and other Johannesburg townships, after a week of looting of foreign-owned shops and violence in which four people were killed.By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsRiotsImmigrationPolitical and civil unrestAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicitySouth AfricaJohannesburgAfricaSouthern Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42293ad596854c4fb7b2d45722605ab2Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:12:48 GMTObama, Modi voice optimism about US-India relationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cee60aaf5f54232b52fae0c9e1a1d21NEW DELHI (AP) — Seizing on their personal bond, President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi voiced optimism Sunday that they could find common ground on defense, commerce and environmental issues. Obama said the two leaders had reached a "breakthrough understanding" in efforts to free U.S. investment in nuclear energy development in India.By JULIE PACEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsNuclear proliferationInternational relationsPolitical issuesWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseIndiaUnited StatesSouth AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cee60aaf5f54232b52fae0c9e1a1d21Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:36:11 GMTKerry in Nigeria to warn against postelection violencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b9fa3d48fcc4b20bcb6ea20d8c61e33LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is encouraging the main candidates in Nigeria's upcoming presidential vote to accept the results and tamp down potential postelection violence in a country reeling from an al-Qaida linked insurgency.By KEN DILANIANiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestPolitical and civil unrestRun-off electionsTerrorismNational securityMilitary and defenseElectionsNigeriaLagosUnited StatesWest AfricaAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b9fa3d48fcc4b20bcb6ea20d8c61e33Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:30:38 GMTSecurity tightened on anniversary of Egypt's 2011 uprisinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2323ed45c0d74a6ba4a90a6423fdcb24CAIRO (AP) — Egypt tightened security in Cairo and other cities Sunday as police moved to break up scattered, small protests marking the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.By HAMZA HENDAWIiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestBombingsCrimePolitical activismViolent crimeReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoAlexandriaMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2323ed45c0d74a6ba4a90a6423fdcb24Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:33:28 GMTRomanians protest Swiss franc loans repaymentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa9c82fc1a6044e0922b984c64692f9fBUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Hundreds of people have protested in Romania against high repayments for Swiss franc loans, blaming the banks for offering deceptively cheap loans and calling on the government to regulate hard currency loans.iBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsRomaniaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa9c82fc1a6044e0922b984c64692f9fSun, 25 Jan 2015 15:39:52 GMTLawyer: Man sentence for crime he can't recall after wreckhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbeaa8ec9a704d43b389733768d523c2BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to a year's probation for crimes his defense attorney says the man can't recall because of a brain injury suffered in a car accident.aOdditiesCrimeGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderButlerPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbeaa8ec9a704d43b389733768d523c2Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:59:11 GMTThousands of Spaniards protest proposed security lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dd36776e7da4ca1b0dd0425678f2d5aMADRID (AP) — Thousands of protesters are marching in Spanish cities to express their opposition to a proposed law that would set hefty fines for offenses like demonstrating outside parliament buildings or strategic installations.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsProtests and demonstrationsLegislaturePolitical and civil unrestSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dd36776e7da4ca1b0dd0425678f2d5aSun, 25 Jan 2015 14:37:27 GMTQuick Quote: Mindy Kaling on confidencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88cfeefb3bf34308948c0ca6c9acfbf2PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — "I have a personality defect where I sort of refuse to see myself as an underdog... It's because of my parents. They raised me with the entitlement of a tall, blond, white man."eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentSundance Film FestivalEventsPark CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88cfeefb3bf34308948c0ca6c9acfbf2Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:18:10 GMTCentral African Republic: Militia kidnaps sports ministerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bd6b4f7efd04b50884c4f0493332a99BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — A minister in Central African Republic's transitional government was kidnapped Sunday by armed men believed to belong to the Christian anti-Balaka militia group, his wife said.By HIPPOLYTE MARBOUAiGeneral newsKidnappingGovernment transitionsCrimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCentral African RepublicBanguiCentral AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bd6b4f7efd04b50884c4f0493332a99Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:48:39 GMTKyrgios to meet Murray in in Australian Open quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/309b781181b841dd84312fbfc6f6de5dMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — He upset Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, and followed up Sunday by beating the guy who ousted Roger Federer at the Australian Open. Next up for Nick Kyrgios is a quarterfinal against Andy Murray at Melbourne Park.By JOHN PYEsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/309b781181b841dd84312fbfc6f6de5dSun, 25 Jan 2015 14:42:28 GMTSanta Ana winds knock out power to thousands in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7d9af0f80724fe5904b29da5fee856aLOS ANGELES (AP) — Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles.aGeneral newsPower outagesWeatherFiresService outagesAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLos AngelesCaliforniaSanta AnaOntarioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7d9af0f80724fe5904b29da5fee856aSun, 25 Jan 2015 14:48:14 GMTFirst Look: Gerwig shines in a delightful "Mistress America"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee0677f83e784b78b53df2b1174adbe8PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig, the crack-pot team behind "Frances Ha," have proven their delightful screwball talents once more with "Mistress America," which premiered Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival. The film is a dreamy and idiosyncratic comedy about two enigmatic soon-to-be stepsisters who are just trying to figure out how they fit in the world,By LINDSEY BAHReArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentSundance Film FestivalEventsPark CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee0677f83e784b78b53df2b1174adbe8Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:32:52 GMTNavy wants to increase use of sonar-emitting buoyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c84d01606d0a4765aa828f9f85216d25SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales.aGeneral newsAnimalsWhalesMammalsWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c84d01606d0a4765aa828f9f85216d25Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:30:24 GMTUkraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e285ad72ad6c49cd8cf6b640aa675edcKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russian-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded Ukraine's southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people, President Petro Poroshenko said Sunday during an emergency meeting of his Security Council.By YURAS KARMANAUiGeneral newsWar and unrestInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyUkraineCrimeaUnited StatesRussiaKievEuropeEastern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e285ad72ad6c49cd8cf6b640aa675edcSun, 25 Jan 2015 14:52:46 GMTAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7a2c289e37e478fb69fbf6e133cdfdcMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine town mayor says more than 30 police commandos killed in clash with Muslim rebels.iGeneral newsReligious strifeMunicipal governmentsPoliceLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesManilaPhilippinesSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7a2c289e37e478fb69fbf6e133cdfdcSun, 25 Jan 2015 13:39:00 GMT