FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:18:42 -0700French mayor say co-pilot's father distraught with griefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6af4e0963ad4c86a1f5d57610e7288aSISTERON, France (AP) — The father of the German co-pilot accused of crashing a passenger plane in the French Alps was distraught with grief over his son's death and over what he may have done, the mayor of a town close to the crash site said Saturday.By MILOS KRIVOKAPIC and FRANK JORDANSiBusinessGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsMunicipal governmentsHealthEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationProfessional servicesIndustriesLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsFranceGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6af4e0963ad4c86a1f5d57610e7288aSat, 28 Mar 2015 17:36:48 GMTRoger Penske warns NASCAR team not to manipulate tireshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbef9c31d04d4fde99a5b742315d38f8ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Roger Penske has warned his NASCAR team to stay out of any controversy regarding the possible manipulation of tires used during races.By JENNA FRYERsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSt. PetersburgFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbef9c31d04d4fde99a5b742315d38f8Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:46:33 GMTUnusual amount of cheating suspected at Stanford Universityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32694c10f02f45a782b837527130c625STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — An unusually high number of students at Stanford University are suspected of cheating during the most recent term, putting faculty members and administrators of the prestigious institution on alert.aGeneral newsHigher educationEducationTeachingSocial affairsCaliforniaSan JoseUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32694c10f02f45a782b837527130c625Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:30:36 GMTMillions of Nigerians turn out to vote in presidential pollhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f17192630424345bd8936d6cb2b4a9fABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Millions of Nigerians turned out Saturday to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call between President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari.By MICHELLE FAUL and JEROME DELAYiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestMunicipal governmentsElectionsWar and unrestBombingsRebellions and uprisingsImprovised explosivesNational electionsLocal governmentsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesNigeriaAfricaWest Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f17192630424345bd8936d6cb2b4a9fSat, 28 Mar 2015 14:58:29 GMTNation's biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green moneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be57e5914595411090e60b586424bce2The biggest player in the beleaguered nuclear power industry wants a place alongside solar, wind and hydroelectric power collecting extra money for producing carbon-free electricity.By RAY HENRYaBusinessGeneral newsProduction facilitiesEnergy policyUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryCorporate newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsGovernment policyEnergy and the environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureUnited StatesChicagoIllinoisNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be57e5914595411090e60b586424bce2Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:42:57 GMTGuinea deploys police as Sierra Leoneans flee Ebola lockdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0793d7bdf6004e67b889f53ffd669175FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Guinea has deployed security forces to the country's southwest in response to reports that Sierra Leoneans are crossing the border to flee an Ebola lockdown intended to stamp out the deadly disease, an official said Saturday.By CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY AND BOUBACAR DIALLOiGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSierra LeoneFreetownGuineaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0793d7bdf6004e67b889f53ffd669175Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:30:03 GMTColorado town microcosm of art urban development movementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3da9405835174fe5ba053a72314b0056LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — A national movement that counts on painters, dancers and musicians to help revitalize downtowns is coming to this Colorado city as the first residents prepare to move into new low-income apartments built for artists and their families.DONNA BRYSONaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsVisual artsPaintingLovelandColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3da9405835174fe5ba053a72314b0056Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:26:25 GMTSierra Leone lockdown aims for 'total control' over Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8a1f7550ac24acaa47489e4b2a6cf50FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — An official in Sierra Leone says high compliance with a nationwide lockdown could give the West African nation "total control" over the Ebola outbreak.iGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSierra LeoneWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8a1f7550ac24acaa47489e4b2a6cf50Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:24:12 GMTRally slated over Indiana law some say allows discriminationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3488b62895a5459e9e0fb6251dd3bc36INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Organizers expect a large turnout Saturday at a rally against Indiana's newest law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansSocial mediaMunicipal governmentsReligious issuesState legislatureReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesOnline mediaMediaLocal governmentsLegislatureState governmentsIndianaIndianapolisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3488b62895a5459e9e0fb6251dd3bc36Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:12:45 GMTUK's Cameron rallies party ahead of 'knife edge' electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc2fa497ca4b4678b2c894dce0a2c0c6LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain's election campaign is on a knife edge as he rallies his Conservative party ahead of the close-fought race.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc2fa497ca4b4678b2c894dce0a2c0c6Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:58:17 GMTFamily keeps small-time sawmill buzzing in New Hampshirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/728031084c0343ddb5218bcadb363c5aGILMANTON, N.H. (AP) — On Bob Potter's farm, the whine of a saw is heard over the grumbling of a diesel-powered engine as he and his boys carry on a family practice begun nearly half a century ago.aGeneral newsMaterials industryIndustriesBusinessNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/728031084c0343ddb5218bcadb363c5aSat, 28 Mar 2015 12:49:40 GMTWho claims what property seized in Cuba? Facts and figureshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8541e243e965479f9687e74e1a6f6256Soon after Fidel Castro came to power, his government seized the refineries, hotels and sugar plantations that were the most visible signs of the American hold on the island's economy.By ADAM GELLERaBusinessGeneral newsCubaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8541e243e965479f9687e74e1a6f6256Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:15:39 GMTUK prime minister rallies party before 'knife edge' electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56272541aaf1449088df3c051565602bLONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron said Saturday that Britain's election campaign is on a knife edge, as he rallied the Conservative party with a personal attack on his main rival.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56272541aaf1449088df3c051565602bSat, 28 Mar 2015 13:57:21 GMTYemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'puppets of Iran'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2548ad22ab144f828daa094273db217bSHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue until they surrender.By HAMZA HENDAWI and AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsEvacuationsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsYemenEgyptIranMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaSanaaJiddahGaza StripNorth AfricaAfricaPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2548ad22ab144f828daa094273db217bSat, 28 Mar 2015 14:26:30 GMT'Llama drama' owners say USDA draws line against appearanceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3758452820a4548a9ef1862577d8eabPHOENIX (AP) — The llamas that became a social media sensation running around a Phoenix-area retirement enclave last month are saying goodbye to the spotlight with one last event Saturday.By TERRY TANGaGeneral newsSocial mediaOnline mediaMediaAgricultureIndustriesBusinessArizonaPhoenixSun CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3758452820a4548a9ef1862577d8eabSat, 28 Mar 2015 16:19:11 GMTSearch continues for at least 2 after apparent NYC gas blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/547ac1dec9d343768abba41c2b858aabNEW YORK (AP) — Emergency workers continued searching Saturday for at least two people still missing after an apparent gas line explosion leveled three Manhattan apartment buildings while investigators piece together what exactly caused the blast that injured 22.By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsExplosionsSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/547ac1dec9d343768abba41c2b858aabSat, 28 Mar 2015 16:51:29 GMTMan in cyanide-by-mail case to use insanity defensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2e4ba917df24208be0d2f6942c01791PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A man with a history of mental illness who is accused of sending mailing an Englishman the cyanide he used to kill himself plans to use an insanity defense, according to court documents.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2e4ba917df24208be0d2f6942c01791Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:11:41 GMTDelete, erase, shred: enemies of federal record-keepershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c900b7055b8544d092c806be6555e96cWASHINGTON (AP) — In the never-ending quest to preserve the government's history, there have been plenty of weapons of mass destruction.By NANCY BENAChtGovernment and politicsInternational relationsForeign policyInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTechnologyCommunication technologyGovernment policyUnited StatesIranNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c900b7055b8544d092c806be6555e96cSat, 28 Mar 2015 12:59:08 GMTUS medal drought continues at figure skating worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/342a2ce45034418988b9e6690d55530eSHANGHAI (AP) — The medal drought for American singles skaters at the figure skating world championships grew even longer after a couple of near-misses on Saturday.By JUSTIN BERGMANsSportsWomen's skatingMen's skatingWomen's sportsISU Figure Skating World ChampionshipsFigure skatingSkatingMen's sportsEventsShanghaiUnited StatesEast AsiaChinaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/342a2ce45034418988b9e6690d55530eSat, 28 Mar 2015 16:24:52 GMTArizona man finds gun inside used golf baghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de6e46c2d8a64f5eae3284e630c5febeBULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man who bought a used golf bag discovered his purchase was packing more than just a set of clubs.aGeneral newsOdditiesResale shoppingShoppingLifestyleBullhead CityArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de6e46c2d8a64f5eae3284e630c5febeSat, 28 Mar 2015 17:37:15 GMTThings to know about Nigeria, as country votes for presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ece6d7295640400e98290480f5cfced2ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria is holding a crucial election which experts say is too close to call. Here's a look at Africa's most populous country and its biggest economy.By The Associated PressiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesNigeriaAfricaWest Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ece6d7295640400e98290480f5cfced2Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:11:04 GMTIn NYC, an unusual task force fights home-as-hotel rentalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbe56880993047c0ac7f25c55d6ee81dNEW YORK (AP) — From an office by the Brooklyn Bridge, a specialized team of investigators tackles a fast-growing concern in the nation's biggest city: apartments being rented like hotel rooms.By JENNIFER PELTZhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyMunicipal governmentsHousing rentalExecutive branchConsumer products and servicesIndustriesLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsResidential real estateLifestyleLegal proceedingsLaw and orderIndustrial products and servicesManhattanNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbe56880993047c0ac7f25c55d6ee81dSat, 28 Mar 2015 15:30:47 GMTMubtaahij romps in UAE Derby, trainer says on to Kentuckyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fc46cea86914f269b99061736e120e6DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mubtaahij took charge in the stretch and easily won the $2 million UAE Derby at Meydan Racecourse in one of Saturday's undercard races at the Dubai World Cup.sSportsKentucky DerbyHorse racingEventsThoroughbred racingDubaiUnited Arab EmiratesKentuckyMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fc46cea86914f269b99061736e120e6Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:31:37 GMTWiggly words on immigration policy from 2016 GOP contendershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db950aa3516e4af1ba43078c1ce5002aDENVER (AP) — Thanks to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, it's becoming even clearer that immigration is the banana peel of 2016 Republican presidential politics.By NICHOLAS RICCARDIaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsImmigration policy2016 United States Presidential ElectionImmigrationState governmentsBorder securityPolitical partiesGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsNational electionsElectionsLegislationLegislatureMilitary and defensePolitical organizationsUnited StatesTexasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db950aa3516e4af1ba43078c1ce5002aSat, 28 Mar 2015 15:24:23 GMTSaudis say tracking Yemen rebel groups headed to borderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c7f1a3f629b4e4da8f333c0137c79e9SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Saudi Arabia says that multiple groups of Yemeni Shiite rebels are moving toward the two countries' shared border.By HAMZA HENDAWI and AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsEvacuationsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastYemenEgyptIranJiddahSanaaGaza StripNorth AfricaAfricaPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c7f1a3f629b4e4da8f333c0137c79e9Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:25:50 GMTNigeria's voting extended as millions choose new presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/827d25de120341e096b8e1635c9b7887ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria has extended voting to Sunday after problems occurred as millions turned out Saturday to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call between President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari.By MICHELLE FAUL and JEROME DELAYhtGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestMunicipal governmentsVotingElectionsWar and unrestEnergy industryBombingsRebellions and uprisingsImprovised explosivesBiometricsNational electionsLocal governmentsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesIndustriesBusinessTechnologyNigeriaAfricaWest Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/827d25de120341e096b8e1635c9b7887Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:24:12 GMTBison to graze at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairiehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ab12c20378645ec86ef9376dd6dd13cCHICAGO (AP) — A small herd of around two dozen bison could be grazing on restored grassland south of Chicago as soon as this fall now that the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie has final approval for an experimental project that's been years in the making.By JASON KEYSERaGeneral newsBisonAnimalsMammalsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ab12c20378645ec86ef9376dd6dd13cSat, 28 Mar 2015 16:29:07 GMTFor some, regret lingers years after girl's running deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1be6c022db434948a0de5c70aa3ffda1GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — For some, Savannah Hardin's final hours remain an open wound three years after she was run to death in the yard of her rural home as punishment for a lie.By JAY REEVESaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeAlabamaGadsdenUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1be6c022db434948a0de5c70aa3ffda1Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:47:35 GMTDairy farms asked to consider breeding no-horn cowshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daca28c34c1d4846bd02d746840e9929DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Food manufacturers and restaurants are taking the dairy industry by the horns on an animal welfare issue that's long bothered activists but is little known to consumers: the painful removal of budding horn tissue from calves so farm workers or other animals don't get gored later.By DAVID PITTaBusinessGeneral newsAnimal welfareGeneticsScienceBiologyAgricultureIndustriesConsumer products and servicesSocial issuesSocial affairsIowaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daca28c34c1d4846bd02d746840e9929Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:27:36 GMT3rd Minnesota turkey farm hit by bird flu outbreakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/130ecbb584b7460d84689bf0d8a8ac3aMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A third Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by a bird flu strain that's deadly to poultry.aGeneral newsDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthPublic healthAgricultureIndustriesBusinessWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAnimal healthMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/130ecbb584b7460d84689bf0d8a8ac3aSat, 28 Mar 2015 17:22:36 GMTKenya president suspends 4 ministers for alleged corruptionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aac0ae58fb2c453a974a81973cb3ca5aNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's president has suspended four cabinet secretaries and 17 other senior officials to facilitate investigations into allegations of corruption.iGeneral newsPolitical corruptionCabinetsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsKenyaEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aac0ae58fb2c453a974a81973cb3ca5aSat, 28 Mar 2015 16:24:49 GMTMigrants' newest route to Europe means an epic Balkans trekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfbc9407ae4b4a66958580d04214426eTHESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East take many routes to cross illegally into the European Union, and all are fraught with likely disappointment and occasional danger. The newest path, through the EU's Balkans back door, comes with a cruel twist: an epic 250-kilometer (150-mile) walk that is surging in popularity even though most who try it fail.By SHAWN POGATCHNIK and DALTON BENNETTiGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeGreeceThessalonikiMacedoniaEuropeAthensHungarySerbiaTurkeyWestern EuropeEastern EuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfbc9407ae4b4a66958580d04214426eSat, 28 Mar 2015 15:43:52 GMTFore! Obama in Florida for weekend golf getawayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2114ee27d01645c7a08b7794f872bf7fPALM CITY, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama kicked off the spring season on Saturday with a weekend golf getaway in Florida at the resort where he once caused a stir by playing with Tiger Woods.By JOSH LEDERMANaGovernment and politicsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2114ee27d01645c7a08b7794f872bf7fSat, 28 Mar 2015 16:34:46 GMTTimeline of African migrants' 10-day Balkan journey on foothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64627e01bba14b19be7aef2a25855403A journey by African migrants as they tried to reach the European Union through the Balkans ended largely in defeat after a 10-day, 200-kilometer (125-mile) hike. But weeks later a dogged, lucky few finally reached their EU destination of Hungary.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsThessalonikiMacedoniaEuropeGreeceWestern EuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64627e01bba14b19be7aef2a25855403Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:45:41 GMTSigns of discord at Iran nuke talks as deadline loomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d8f3d8b618d4ffebc5a04b33af22258LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program grew frantic on Saturday amid signs of discord, with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in talks with Tehran's top diplomat ahead of an end-of-March deadline for a preliminary deal.By GEORGE JAHN and MATTHEW LEEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryTehranIranSwitzerlandUnited StatesRussiaGermanyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d8f3d8b618d4ffebc5a04b33af22258Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:13:37 GMTA look at what's been lost to historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e056854e6b9f4b71af82cdd42830f0bcA look at what's gone but not forgotten:By The Associated PressaGovernment and politicsEmbassiesInternational relationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e056854e6b9f4b71af82cdd42830f0bcSat, 28 Mar 2015 13:01:27 GMTFuture Shop stores close in Canada, some becoming Best Buyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8da1ce704b4416ba11c040e243d8a67TORONTO (AP) — U.S.-based electronics retail giant Best Buy Co. is closing its 131 Future Shop stores across Canada and will re-open 65 of them under the Best Buy banner in a bid to bolster business.iBusinessGeneral newsCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8da1ce704b4416ba11c040e243d8a67Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:49:13 GMTDecorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in facehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b37f1cc8fc04ea682745c790e68c0c0BOSTON (AP) — A decorated officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face during a traffic stop that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker, Boston's police commissioner said.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b37f1cc8fc04ea682745c790e68c0c0Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:12:55 GMTCases where sterilization was part of plea negotiationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7532dbb18d10412b92bc0289fe22d8ceNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Defense attorneys say sterilization was part of plea negotiations in at least four cases.aGeneral newsCrimes against childrenCrimeNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7532dbb18d10412b92bc0289fe22d8ceSat, 28 Mar 2015 16:22:25 GMTYemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'stooges of Iran'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5e329832e44461abeeb540c189baa69SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "stooges of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue until they surrender.By HAMZA HENDAWI and AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsEvacuationsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsYemenEgyptIranMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaSanaaJiddahGaza StripNorth AfricaAfricaPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5e329832e44461abeeb540c189baa69Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:25:23 GMTNigeria extends voting to Sunday in areas with problemshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab94118a978b48b99eb8ebccf5ecb8acABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian official says voting is being extended to Sunday in areas that have experienced problems in checking voters' identities.By MICHELLE FAUL and JEROME DELAYiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsVotingElectionsMunicipal governmentsWar and unrestBombingsRebellions and uprisingsPolitical and civil unrestImprovised explosivesNational electionsLocal governmentsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesNigeriaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab94118a978b48b99eb8ebccf5ecb8acSat, 28 Mar 2015 16:46:19 GMTOfficial: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 21 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be806f9ab6794f2b9ec98370928041cdMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 21, including six attackers.By ABDI GULEDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestDiplomacyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsTerrorismSomaliaMogadishuEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be806f9ab6794f2b9ec98370928041cdSat, 28 Mar 2015 13:50:36 GMTBride convicted of involuntary manslaughter after weddinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bdc31616f9b46f4b114b6ca8b310c7fBEAVER, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania newlywed has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in the shooting death of her niece hours after the ceremony.aGeneral newsReckless endangermentViolent crimeCrimeBeaverPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bdc31616f9b46f4b114b6ca8b310c7fSat, 28 Mar 2015 14:07:57 GMTColorado town lures artists to spur urban developmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9925dff9595d4f149fa33792f79b997bLOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — When the first residents move into new low-income apartments built for artists and their families in downtown Loveland, they'll be part of a national movement that counts on painters, dancers and musicians to help create urban renaissance.By DONNA BRYSONaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLovelandColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9925dff9595d4f149fa33792f79b997bSat, 28 Mar 2015 14:41:41 GMTAl-Qaida in Syria seizes large parts of northern cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1167a3d80d1b4c4189d9eb23b767d5ceBEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria, the Nusra Front, captured most of the northwestern city of Idlib from government forces Saturday, sweeping into neighborhoods in the center of the city in a powerful blow to President Bashar Assad's government, opposition activists and the group said.By ZEINA KARAMiGeneral newsCivil warsWar and unrestArmed forcesTerrorismGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1167a3d80d1b4c4189d9eb23b767d5ceSat, 28 Mar 2015 13:35:31 GMTRun from Cuba, Americans cling to claims for seized propertyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80eda098b8b64f5aa54b8fa32d279e52OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The smell of Cuban coffee drifts from the kitchen as Carolyn Chester digs through faded photos that fill boxes spread across the dining table.By ADAM GELLERaBusinessGeneral newsInternational incidentsRestoring U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relationsEventsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsCubaNebraskaUnited StatesHavanaOmahaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80eda098b8b64f5aa54b8fa32d279e52Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:14:20 GMTBoston area expects a flood of claims after record winterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/184bfa49241a4c60a4e559227e7f4d8fBOSTON (AP) — After the Big Dig-out, it's time for the Big Payout. Or will it be the Big Denial?By PHILIP MARCELOaGeneral newsWeatherFloodsWinter weatherPersonal insurancePersonal financeBusinessFinancial servicesIndustriesAccidents and disastersMassachusettsBostonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/184bfa49241a4c60a4e559227e7f4d8fSat, 28 Mar 2015 15:49:13 GMTHundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4199f27d05334e1b8d15330d7eeaf1faINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people are gathered outside of Indiana Statehouse to rally against the state's new law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.By RICK CALLAHANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislationState legislatureReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesLegislatureState governmentsGays and lesbiansSocial mediaMunicipal governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesOnline mediaMediaLocal governmentsIndianaUnited StatesNorth AmericaIndianapolishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4199f27d05334e1b8d15330d7eeaf1faSat, 28 Mar 2015 17:37:40 GMTWorld's huddled masses use 4 key land, sea routes to Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2d817d9d5884f81a32d70410693ab1fDUBLIN (AP) — Most migrants who live illegally in the European Union fly to the 28-nation bloc on valid visas and simply overstay their welcome. But for the poorest and most desperate travelers of Africa, Asia and the Middle East, the journey often takes months by sea or land, with payments to trafficking gangs.By SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsEuropeSpainTurkeyAlgeriaItalyMacedoniaSerbiaHungaryAfricaKosovoNorth AfricaGreeceWest AfricaMoroccoMiddle EastAfghanistanWestern EuropeEastern EuropeCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2d817d9d5884f81a32d70410693ab1fSat, 28 Mar 2015 15:47:12 GMTGerman pilot visited glider field near crash site as a childhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16393ca37854419fb27e21400d9695e0SISTERON, France (AP) — The German co-pilot accused of crashing a passenger plane in the French Alps frequented a gliding club near the crash site as a child with his parents, according to a member of the club.By MILOS KRIVOKAPIC and FRANK JORDANSiGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsHealthEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationGermanyFranceEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16393ca37854419fb27e21400d9695e0Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:53:14 GMT