FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 25 Apr 2015 03:44:18 -0700Levy falters at Volvo China Open; 4 tied for leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42d31504f6ba4c47af5ffd016410bfc6SHANGHAI (AP) — Defending champion Alexander Levy faltered down the stretch after a stellar start at the Volvo China Open on Saturday, setting up a four-way tie for the lead heading into the final round.By JUSTIN BERGMANsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42d31504f6ba4c47af5ffd016410bfc6Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:31:17 GMTAt least 20 dead, dozens injured in India after Nepal quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98b4a119f7174fdb83779278ff47257fNEW DELHI (AP) — Officials say at least 20 people have been killed and dozens more injured in India in a powerful earthquake that struck neighboring Nepal.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersIndiaNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98b4a119f7174fdb83779278ff47257fSat, 25 Apr 2015 10:45:06 GMTMagnitude-7.9 quake hits Nepal; heavy damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9291da1bc65d4e2fbfe4a4fcdcbcf324KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake hit near Nepal's capital of Kathmandu before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsNatural disastersProperty damageAccidents and disastersNepalIndiaSouth AsiaKathmanduPakistanAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9291da1bc65d4e2fbfe4a4fcdcbcf324Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:14:25 GMTGunmen kill activist in Pakistan after Baluchistan eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/685daa46ad734a4b99a8e3036b096a3aKARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen on a motorcycle killed a prominent women's rights activist in Pakistan just hours after she held a forum on the country's restive Baluchistan region, home to a long-running insurgency, police said Saturday.By ADIL JAWADiGeneral newsWar and unrestEmbassiesPolitical activismInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesKarachiPakistanSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/685daa46ad734a4b99a8e3036b096a3aSat, 25 Apr 2015 08:30:57 GMTJapan's views of WWII history rankles some US veteranshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0be6dc9b79b24ea39ab51826c8bca1e3WASHINGTON (AP) — Lester Tenney endured three hellish years as a Japanese prisoner during World War II, but with the passing of decades and repeated visits, he's made peace with his former enemy. Yet as Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe prepares to address Congress next week, in the 70th anniversary year of the war's end, something rankles the U.S. military veteran about Japan's attitude toward its past.By MATTHEW PENNINGTONwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWorld War IIPrisoners of warVeteransEventsWar and unrestEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessMaterials industryJapanUnited StatesArizonaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0be6dc9b79b24ea39ab51826c8bca1e3Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:03:38 GMTUSGS: 7.5 magnitude quake hits Nepalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68b6b1043e6d462f847df5c9d22cf111KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — USGS: 7.5 magnitude quake hits Nepal.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68b6b1043e6d462f847df5c9d22cf111Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:37:15 GMTNepal's Home Ministry says at least 71 people killed in the earthquakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67714a08fd0f4b4d9d358f78c71b123dKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's Home Ministry says at least 71 people killed in the earthquake.iGeneral newsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67714a08fd0f4b4d9d358f78c71b123dSat, 25 Apr 2015 09:35:28 GMTThousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3e43da0236a4efc8fddd073e178ad00GALLIPOLI, Turkey (AP) — As dawn broke, families of soldiers, leaders and visitors gathered near former battlefields, honoring thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who fought in the Gallipoli campaign of World War I on the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated British-led invasion.By DESMOND BUTLERiGeneral newsWorld War IGovernment and politicsEventsUnited KingdomTurkeyAustraliaNew ZealandAnkaraWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle EastOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3e43da0236a4efc8fddd073e178ad00Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:18:48 GMTTurkish plane makes emergency landinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d31de7b1f5ec4a1bb710e471ab1f5e0fANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish Airline official says a plane returning from Milan made an emergency landing in Istanbul and ran off the runway. The plane left a trail of sparks and smoke as it landed but all passengers were evacuated safely.iGeneral newsFiresEvacuationsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d31de7b1f5ec4a1bb710e471ab1f5e0fSat, 25 Apr 2015 08:46:11 GMTMagnitude-7.5 quake hits Nepal; heavy damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09d3ca83a78144c5b9ff607d7104d2b1KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A strong 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit near Nepal's capital of Kathmandu before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsNatural disastersProperty damageAccidents and disastersNepalIndiaSouth AsiaKathmanduPakistanAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09d3ca83a78144c5b9ff607d7104d2b1Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:04:59 GMTMagnitude-7.9 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage, injurieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90ba5e4c11cd4d7aafef833cb9d0d029KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful, magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, collapsing houses, leveling centuries-old temples and cutting open roads in the worst temblor in the Himalayan nation in over 80 years.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and MUNEEZA NAQVIiGeneral newsProperty damageNatural disastersAccidents and disastersHealthInjuriesMountainsGovernment and politicsAccidentsEnvironment and natureNepalIndiaKathmanduTibetNew DelhiSouth AsiaPakistanChinaLahoreAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90ba5e4c11cd4d7aafef833cb9d0d029Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:23:35 GMT101 dead as 7.8 quake hits Nepal, causing big damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91027c4959d443789519462932293812KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 71 people as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches in the Himalayas. It was the worst temblor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and MUNEEZA NAQVIiGeneral newsNatural disastersProperty damageAccidents and disastersHealthMountainsGovernment and politicsAccidentsEnvironment and natureNepalIndiaTibetNew DelhiSouth AsiaKathmanduBangladeshChinaPakistanAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91027c4959d443789519462932293812Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:22:26 GMTSenior guide says avalanche has swept mountain near Everest base camp; casualties unclearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7805f8e856914179a749052178967645KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Senior guide says avalanche has swept mountain near Everest base camp; casualties unclear.iGeneral newsMountainsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7805f8e856914179a749052178967645Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:32:43 GMTEurozone hopes Greek criticism will bear fruithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49cbcd5ac6b84ef894cba7e37bef4c8fRIGA, Latvia (AP) — Greece's European creditors expressed the hope Saturday that the criticism the country's finance minister faced over his failure to present an economic reform plan on time will prompt a positive response soon.By PAN PYLASiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsRigaEuropeGreeceAthensLatviaEastern EuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49cbcd5ac6b84ef894cba7e37bef4c8fSat, 25 Apr 2015 08:34:39 GMTTop eurozone official hopes Greek criticism will bear fruithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/689acdf43b8d47bf80e74b647fdcbcb8RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The eurozone's top official hopes the criticism Greece's finance minister has faced over the country's failure to present an economic reform plan on time will prompt a positive response soon.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGreeceLatviaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/689acdf43b8d47bf80e74b647fdcbcb8Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:06:05 GMTBruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/082412b5b8f141908b4a8255e6eae6a0NEW YORK (AP) — In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.By DAVID BAUDERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLifestyleSportsTelevision programsParentingEntertainmentRelationshipsGender issuesSocial issuesSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/082412b5b8f141908b4a8255e6eae6a0Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:20:07 GMTTogo votes as president seeks to continue family dynastyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2fd30a09be44b0a86109d2026118a05LOME, Togo (AP) — Voters have begun casting their ballots for president in the West African nation of Togo, a country that has been ruled by the same family for nearly 50 years.iGeneral newsTogoLomeWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2fd30a09be44b0a86109d2026118a05Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:28:07 GMTReports: Rebels enter strategic town in northwestern Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db54be861e5c4299821edd7ca107181fBEIRUT (AP) — Activists and opposition media are reporting that several hard-line Syrian rebel groups have pushed their way into a strategic town in northwestern Syria following intense clashes that lasted only days.iGeneral newsSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db54be861e5c4299821edd7ca107181fSat, 25 Apr 2015 09:48:29 GMTRisk and worry await S. Korea work to lift doomed ferryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93d10390c1dd4f2789f0817e40d38527SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Salvaging the corroded, 6,800-ton ferry Sewol from deep beneath a channel notorious for dangerous currents will be difficult, expensive and potentially risky. It will also be one more major headache for a government already reeling from accusations that its incompetence and corruption were partly responsible for the 304 people killed when the ship sank a year ago.By HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93d10390c1dd4f2789f0817e40d38527Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:11:30 GMTLEADING OFF: Harvey Day in the Bronx, Hudson at Coors Fieldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2c398c79d32465fa94fcd58aabab87aA look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:By The Associated PresssSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsBronxNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2c398c79d32465fa94fcd58aabab87aSat, 25 Apr 2015 06:42:48 GMTIraqi army battles Islamic State militants near Fallujahhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0324161c841848ee97467f0d861071aaBAGHDAD (AP) — Fierce clashes erupted northeast of Fallujah on Saturday between the Iraqi army and Islamic State militants following an ambush the day before that killed a general and staff officers.By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0324161c841848ee97467f0d861071aaSat, 25 Apr 2015 10:34:56 GMTItaly marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprisinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43f13ab6a6374016a4441fe61b284086ROME (AP) — Italy on Saturday celebrated the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies at the end of World War II.By KARL RITTERiGeneral newsNazismGovernment and politicsItalyRomeMilanWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43f13ab6a6374016a4441fe61b284086Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:56:44 GMTDeaths raise questions about ways to aid abducted Americanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9a81070b0ac49fb99185e17de170118WASHINGTON (AP) — The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and has also raised pressure on the White House to revise the nation's oft-criticized strategy for dealing with abducted Americans and their families.By MATTHEW LEEwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHostage situationsSearch and rescue effortsTerrorismKidnappingState governmentsGovernment policyMilitant groupsWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseCrimeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9a81070b0ac49fb99185e17de170118Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:14:30 GMTQuotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eeef8d236eb427983a7d6c0f4902aa5"For all intents and purposes, I am a woman." — Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner about his gender identity in interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer.By The Associated PressaGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eeef8d236eb427983a7d6c0f4902aa5Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:02:16 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0ba68dce12b4cfca9dead87e8170cf4WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:wArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0ba68dce12b4cfca9dead87e8170cf4Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:15:24 GMTStarbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores to reopen Saturdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d55d1b0816c849e7a4a7c4dbabe2f89fSEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons.By CHRIS GRYGIELaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCanadaSeattlePhoenixUnited StatesWashingtonNorth AmericaArizonahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d55d1b0816c849e7a4a7c4dbabe2f89fSat, 25 Apr 2015 09:36:57 GMTAstros hold off A's 5-4 in 11 after 9 scoreless inningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6df864929d0e43ce978448a8b583a1f4OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Astros aren't shy about celebrating their quick start, even if the season is less than a month old.By MICHAEL WAGAMANsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsOaklandHoustonCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6df864929d0e43ce978448a8b583a1f4Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:00:19 GMT7.5 magnitude quake hits Nepalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac8748600ae442f3b1ff948555ccfb2dKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A strong 7.5-magnitude earthquake has hit near Nepal's capital of Kathmandu and the U.S. Geological Survey says it expects heavy damage.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersNepalIndiaSouth AsiaKathmanduPakistanAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac8748600ae442f3b1ff948555ccfb2dSat, 25 Apr 2015 06:43:27 GMTIndian officials say at least 20 dead, dozens injured in India after Nepal earthquakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ada6eaca6f4243028206f107e939f5ccNEW DELHI (AP) — Indian officials say at least 20 dead, dozens injured in India after Nepal earthquake.iGeneral newsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersIndiaNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ada6eaca6f4243028206f107e939f5ccSat, 25 Apr 2015 10:28:38 GMTThousands march on S. Korea anti-government protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6089496b28184c719e06399f0b690256SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Koreans marched in Seoul for the second straight day Saturday to protest government labor policies and the handling of a ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people a year ago.By KIM TONG-HYUNGiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment policyGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6089496b28184c719e06399f0b690256Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:47:53 GMTRussian bikers begin run despite Polish entry banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e62d756f7fa400db7322151c7265ab9MOSCOW (AP) — Riders from a Russian nationalist motorcycle group have begun their run commemorating the Red Army's offensive against Nazi Germany, despite Poland's announcement that it would refuse to let them in the country.iGeneral newsNationalismGovernment and politicsMoscowPolandBelarusRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e62d756f7fa400db7322151c7265ab9Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:43:31 GMTKey facts about Nepal, site of magnitude-7.8 quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fdd61aa00b147cd9a1a8a16caa4ffdaKey facts about Nepal, where an earthquake magnitude-7.8 hit Saturday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsMountainsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureNepalIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fdd61aa00b147cd9a1a8a16caa4ffdaSat, 25 Apr 2015 10:25:47 GMTMan arrested over drone at Japanese prime minister's officehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca89eb3e61e341dc8b1bbab9f0a49e15TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low-level radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear energy policy, officials said Saturday.By MARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsDrone surveillance and warfareArrestsDrone aircraftNational governmentsGovernment and politicsGovernment policyMilitary and defenseLaw and orderCrimeJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca89eb3e61e341dc8b1bbab9f0a49e15Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:29:37 GMTHealth officials say ice cream is safe despite some recallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c38ca13e1cf84203b524d48e2888e73cWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat — even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.By MARY CLARE JALONICKwBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsLifestyleFood safetyProduction facilitiesSeniorsProducts and servicesCorporate newsPublic healthConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c38ca13e1cf84203b524d48e2888e73cSat, 25 Apr 2015 07:13:18 GMTMystery abounds when it comes to 'neuroscouting' in baseballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08be97397d23429dbb4986887b028737CHICAGO (AP) — Baseball's most compelling video game is not offered in any store. Exactly how many people are playing is unclear. When it comes to the sticker price, no one wants to talk about it.By JAY COHENaGeneral newsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08be97397d23429dbb4986887b028737Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:47:36 GMTExtraordinary moment: Olympian identifies as transgenderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65e3bfb09a584cceafe7d65e9df95042NEW YORK (AP) — Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner says he identifies as a woman and is making a transition from male to female.By DAVID BAUDERaGeneral newsLifestyleSportsParentingRelationshipsGender issuesSocial issuesSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65e3bfb09a584cceafe7d65e9df95042Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:04:06 GMTAt least 71 killed in magnitude-7.9 quake in Nepalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9df010a66eb2427aa1c49cb5c3d1ba22KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's Home Ministry says at least 71 people have been killed in a magnitude-7.9 earthquake that hit the capital and the Kathmandu Valley.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and MUNEEZA NAQVIiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersProperty damageHealthMountainsGovernment and politicsAccidentsEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduAsiaIndiaTibetNew DelhiPakistanChinaLahoreGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9df010a66eb2427aa1c49cb5c3d1ba22Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:49:06 GMT81 dead as 7.9 quake hits Nepal, causing big damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14008d480a35444a90607793596976b2KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 71 people, as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches in the Himalayas. It was the worst temblor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and MUNEEZA NAQVIiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersHealthGovernment and politicsMountainsProperty damageAccidentsEnvironment and natureNepalIndiaTibetSouth AsiaKathmanduNew DelhiBangladeshPakistanAsiaChinaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14008d480a35444a90607793596976b2Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:06:05 GMTTV: 2 dead, 100 injured in Bangladesh from Nepal quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c09f8839211f474fa941a68d09f3a0a6DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A TV report says that two people were killed and more than 100 injured in Bangladesh in an earthquake that originated in Nepal.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersBangladeshDhakaSouth AsiaNepalAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c09f8839211f474fa941a68d09f3a0a6Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:37:17 GMTJapan's war history will shadows PM's US visit next weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2345b3d0da6a418ebf56882e70d9203aWASHINGTON (AP) — Seventy years after the end of World War II, Japan wants to look to the future but can't shake off its past. When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the U.S. next week, he will be promoting a regional free trade pact and stronger defense ties with America as his government loosens the shackles of Japan's pacifist constitution.By MATTHEW PENNINGTONwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyWorld War IIConstitutionsPrisoners of warVeteransLegislatureWar and unrestInternational relationsEventsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyInternational tradeInternational agreementsJapanTokyoSouth KoreaUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2345b3d0da6a418ebf56882e70d9203aSat, 25 Apr 2015 07:02:30 GMT74 dead as 7.9 quake hits Nepal, causing big damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/174e13c448204df49451ffab3c30e486KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 71 people, as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveling centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches in the Himalayas. It was the worst temblor to hit the poor South Asian nation in over 80 years.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA and MUNEEZA NAQVIiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersProperty damageAccidentsNepalTibetSouth AsiaKathmanduBangladeshChinaPakistanAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/174e13c448204df49451ffab3c30e486Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:53:47 GMTTurkish plane makes emergency landing over engine firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6caba4a66144bc087546025429554faANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run television says a Turkish Airlines plane bound for Milan made an emergency landing at Istanbul after one its engines caught fire. All passengers were safely evacuated.iGeneral newsFiresIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6caba4a66144bc087546025429554faSat, 25 Apr 2015 08:18:40 GMTHernandez dominant, Cruz goes deep as M's beat Twins 2-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0d0d839cfe547e28dc43a2f1204d1c3SEATTLE (AP) — There was an extra twinge of disappointment for Felix Hernandez as he watched Trevor Plouffe's line drive fall into the grass of right field for a base hit.By TIM BOOTHsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSeattleMinnesotaWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0d0d839cfe547e28dc43a2f1204d1c3Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:34:20 GMTKey facts about Nepal, site of magnitude-7.9 quakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9af3852f40274296a20a08dc9cf8941eKey facts about Nepal, where an earthquake magnitude-7.9 hit Saturday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsMountainsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureNepalIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9af3852f40274296a20a08dc9cf8941eSat, 25 Apr 2015 09:04:27 GMTThe world's strongest earthquakes since 1900http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5706bad2e97a4575ab1799478a19f715A magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, the worst quake in the Himalayan nation in over 80 years.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsNatural disasters2011 Japan earthquake and tsunamiAccidents and disastersEventsIndonesiaNepalSumatraEast AsiaChileSoutheast AsiaAsiaSouth AsiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5706bad2e97a4575ab1799478a19f715Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:18:25 GMTSocial media a key battleground in Britain's electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47aab4c992784215951346d802380e2dLONDON (AP) — Once, election campaigning meant knocking on doors, organizing meetings and licking stamps. Now it also includes honing hashtags, rallying retweets and clicking "like."By JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsSocial mediaOnline mediaCampaignsMediaElectionsPresidential electionsNational electionsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47aab4c992784215951346d802380e2dSat, 25 Apr 2015 07:02:39 GMTAfter working OT in NBA playoffs, Curry, Rose can earn resthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bee04919b45a4f9eb4258063eb5d4842NEW YORK (AP) — If Stephen Curry and Derrick Rose are tired after working overtime, now is the chance to earn some rest.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsEventsPortlandNew York CityBrooklynOregonUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bee04919b45a4f9eb4258063eb5d4842Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:43:57 GMTRangers head to 2nd round, await Capitals or Islandershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb52c28a7a0244eea896a3d09c002fe0NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers aren't accustomed to this.By BARRY WILNERsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's hockeyHockeyAthlete healthProfessional hockeyNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb52c28a7a0244eea896a3d09c002fe0Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:45:20 GMTAvalanche sweeps Everest in Nepal; 30 injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e33ff4e9ac945719d6620e2b1ea542bKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept the face of Mt. Everest after the massive earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, a senior mountaineering guide, injuring at least 30 people.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersAthlete injuriesMountainsAthlete healthSportsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e33ff4e9ac945719d6620e2b1ea542bSat, 25 Apr 2015 10:11:24 GMTJapan's war history will shadow PM's US visit next weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fe852183a374948a226800346c7d84aWASHINGTON (AP) — Seventy years after the end of World War II, Japan wants to look to the future but can't shake off its past. When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the U.S. next week, he will be promoting a regional free trade pact and stronger defense ties with America as his government loosens the shackles of Japan's pacifist constitution.By MATTHEW PENNINGTONwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyWorld War IIConstitutionsPrisoners of warVeteransLegislatureWar and unrestInternational relationsEventsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyInternational tradeInternational agreementsJapanTokyoSouth KoreaUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fe852183a374948a226800346c7d84aSat, 25 Apr 2015 08:43:06 GMT