FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 05 Mar 2015 21:50:38 -0800Lightning double up Maple Leafs 4-2, Fla. (AP) — Ben Bishop made 25 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning earned a 4-2 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night.By BOB BELLONEsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTampaFloridaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 06 Mar 2015 03:47:23 GMTPolice: Federal judge shot during robbery attempt in Detroit (AP) — Detroit police say a federal judge has been shot outside his home in an apparent attempted robbery.aGeneral newsNational courtsTheftCrimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:45:16 GMTE'Twaun Moore lifts Bulls past Westbrook, Thunder (AP) — E'Twaun Moore finished off Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballPortlandOklahomaOklahoma CityChicagoMaineUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinois, 06 Mar 2015 05:21:01 GMTHunter Pence breaks arm in Giants' win over Cubs, Ariz. (AP) — San Francisco outfielder Hunter Pence broke his left forearm and will be sidelined six to eight weeks after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of the Giants' 8-6 victory over a Chicago Cubs split-squad Thursday.By RICK EYMERsSportsMLB Spring TrainingAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsAthlete healthArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:22:27 GMTOfficials: Truck driver fell asleep in fatal collision, Wash. (AP) — A truck driver apparently fell asleep Thursday before his vehicle crossed the center line of a rural Washington highway and collided with a car and a school bus, killing the car driver and sending dozens of students to the hospital for evaluation, the Washington State Patrol said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:27:48 GMTAsia stocks gain after ECB upgrades growth ahead of US jobs, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Friday as investor sentiment was boosted by the European Central Bank's growth forecast upgrade and expectations for a solid increase in U.S. employment.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyCorporate stockCorporate newsLabor economyFinancial servicesIndustriesSouth KoreaUnited StatesEast AsiaEuropeAsiaNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:03:39 GMTHunter makes Twins return in 9-8 win over Red Sox MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Torii Hunter drove in a run in his first plate appearance with the Minnesota Twins in eight years, helping defeat the Boston Red Sox 9-8 on Thursday night.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingSports facility constructionProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsSports businessFort MyersFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:54:29 GMTMyanmar police crack down on protesters for third day, Myanmar (AP) — Police cracked down on student protesters opposing Myanmar's new education law Friday, roughly grabbing demonstrators and loading them onto trucks in the third such clampdown in as many days.By GEMUNU AMARASINGHEiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsEducation policyGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestGovernment policyEducationSocial affairsMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 05:12:32 GMTPortis scores 24 to lead No. 18 Arkansas to wild 78-74 win, S.C. (AP) — Arkansas coach Mike Anderson wasn't comfortable up 20 points and wasn't worried down 11. He knew the best Razorback team in nearly two decades had the poise to pull this game out.By JEFFREY COLLINSsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballCollege sportsBasketballMen's sportsArkansasSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:50:51 GMTHillary Clinton email trove under review for release (AP) — The government will review a huge cache of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for possible release after revelations she conducted official business as secretary of state in the shadows of a private account. The disclosure has raised questions in the buildup to her expected presidential run about whether she adhered to the letter or spirit of accountability laws.By STEPHEN BRAUN and BRADLEY KLAPPERhtGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTechnologyUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsDiplomacyPolitical resignationsClassified informationInternet technologyComputing and information technologyCommunication technologyInternational relationsPolitical issuesPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:09:36 GMTWalker spokeswoman blasts Clinton over emails, Wis. (AP) — Likely presidential candidate Scott Walker's spokeswoman blasted Democrat Hillary Clinton on Thursday for using a personal email account during the four years she was secretary of state — even though the Wisconsin governor did something similar when he was Milwaukee County executive.By SCOTT BAUERhtGovernment and politicsPolitical scandalsUnited States Presidential ElectionState governmentsLocal governmentsPolitical partiesInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTechnologyCommunication technologyNational electionsElectionsPolitical issuesEventsPolitical organizationsWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:18:55 GMTAnother solid month of job gains over 200K expected for Feb. (AP) — U.S. employers are expected to follow the best three-month burst of hiring in 17 years with another solid round of job gains in February.By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthPricesLabor economyEconomyWinter weatherWeatherLeading economic indicatorsEnergy industryIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:05:33 GMTLate winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast (AP) — A late winter storm blanketed the Northeast on Thursday after zipping across much of the South, leaving hundreds of drivers and their passengers stranded on highways in Kentucky and thousands of customers without power in West Virginia.By SEAN CARLIN and GEOFF MULVIHILLaGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherStormsTrafficTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessKentuckyUnited StatesMemphisMarylandNorth AmericaTennessee, 06 Mar 2015 03:45:04 GMTFlyers score 3 goals in 3rd period, top St. Louis 3-1 (AP) — The Flyers gave away hot dogs, pretzels, even tickets to those adventurous enough to brave a winter storm.By DAN GELSTONsSportsSports transactionsMen's hockeyHockeySports businessProfessional hockeyMen's sportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:06:58 GMTToday in History is Friday, March 6, the 65th day of 2015. There are 300 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaCrimeViolent crimeGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesNew YorkNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:00:38 GMTPominville lifts Wild over Capitals 2-1 (AP) — Jason Pominville scored two third-period goals, Devan Dubnyk made 24 saves, and the Minnesota Wild rallied for a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDistrict of ColumbiaMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:10:22 GMTHillary Clinton email trove reviewed for release, security (AP) — The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business as secretary of state, a senior State Department official said Thursday.By STEPHEN BRAUN and BRADLEY KLAPPERhtGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTechnologyUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsDiplomacyClassified informationInternet technologyComputing and information technologyCommunication technologyInternational relationsPolitical issuesPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:19:29 GMTMadonna: Working out saved me from injuries after fall YORK (AP) — Exercising regularly has been like a prayer answered for Madonna: The singer says thanks to staying active, she didn't suffer much after falling during her performance at the Brit Awards.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentExerciseDiet and exerciseLifestyle, 06 Mar 2015 05:19:28 GMTPlane skids off snowy New York runway, stops next to icy bay YORK (AP) — A Delta jetliner landing at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm Thursday skidded off a runway and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest just feet from the roiling waters of an icy bay.By MEGHAN BARR and SCOTT MAYEROWITZaBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsWinter weatherWeatherAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesNew York CityNew YorkQueensUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:45:55 GMTPhiladelphia officer shot dead while trying to stop robbery (AP) — A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store, city officials said Thursday.aGeneral newsCrimeGamesViolent crimeTheftRecreation and leisureLifestylePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:40:34 GMTChain of kidney transplants begins at San Francisco hospital FRANCISCO (AP) — Zully Broussard thought she was going to help one person by donating a kidney.By KRISTIN J. BENDERhtGeneral newsHealthScienceOrgan donationTechnologyObituariesHealth issuesSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:33:21 GMTProtesters at Nevada air base call for end to drone warfare VEGAS (AP) — Protesters outside an air base in southern Nevada are calling for an end to U.S. drone missions that they say kill many more civilians than terrorists halfway around the world.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftPolitical and civil unrestMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsNevadaLas VegasUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:32:25 GMTEntrances to UC Santa Cruz cleared; student protest ends CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — University of California, Santa Cruz officials say student protesters against tuition increases have cleared both entrances to campus.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsEducationPolitical and civil unrestSocial affairsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:25:37 GMTFlames beat Bruins 4-3 in shootout (AP) — Sean Monahan scored Calgary's first goal at Boston in more than eight years, and the Flames earned their first road win against the Bruins since 2003 with a 4-3 shootout victory on Thursday night.By DOUG ALDENsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBostonCalgaryMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaAlbertaCanada, 06 Mar 2015 03:20:59 GMTEx-crew recognizes photos of sunken Japanese battleship (AP) — A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said Thursday he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines by a team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.By MARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsWorld War IIEventsJapanEast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 04:07:02 GMTSceviour's shootout goal lifts Stars over Panthers 4-3, Fla. (AP) — Colton Sceviour scored the winning goal in the shootout to lift the Dallas Stars to a 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.By PAUL GEREFFIsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsWNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballWomen's basketballWomen's sportsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:46:05 GMTMyanmar cracks down on education protest at Yangon pagoda, Myanmar (AP) — Police freed eight demonstrators on Friday after they were detained a day earlier in a crackdown on students and activists opposing Myanmar's new education law.By AYE AYE WINiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsEducationEducation policyGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestSocial affairsGovernment policyMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 02:46:49 GMTMLB players union rips leaks on Josh Hamilton's issues, Calif. (AP) — The Major League Baseball Players Association is furious about information leaks surrounding Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton.sSportsAthlete compensationSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:21:59 GMTFreight train carrying crude oil derails near Illinois city, Ill. (AP) — A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in northern Illinois on Thursday, bursting into flames and prompting officials to suggest that everyone with 1 mile evacuate, authorities said.aBusinessGeneral newsFiresEvacuationsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEnergy industryIndustriesIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:32:41 GMTKnife attack at China train station leaves 9 injured (AP) — At least two assailants armed with knives attacked people at a train station in southern China on Friday, injuring nine, and police fatally shot one of the suspects, officials said.iGeneral newsOnline mediaViolent crimeCrimeMediaChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 04:11:06 GMTNo. 15 North Carolina women advance over Georgia Tech 84-64, N.C. (AP) — Stephanie Mavunga scored 23 points, matched her career-high with 16 rebounds and blocked a career-high eight shots on Thursday to lead No. 15 North Carolina, the sixth seed, to an 84-64 win over 11th-seeded Georgia Tech in the second round of the ACC tournament.sSportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsGeorgiaNorth CarolinaGreensboroUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:34:11 GMTHead of UN Women: No country has reached gender equality NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency promoting equality for women is lamenting that a girl born today will be an 81-year-old grandmother before she has the same chance as a man to be CEO of a company — and she will have to wait until she's 50-years-old to have an equal chance to lead a country.By EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsGender issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesHuman welfareBeijingChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 05:12:03 GMTNo. 12 Kentucky women advance in SEC, 67-61 over Vanderbilt ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Jennifer O'Neill scored 19 points and Linnae Harper 18 to lead sixth-seeded and No. 12-ranked Kentucky to a 67-61 win over No. 11-seed Vanderbilt in the second round of the SEC tournament on Thursday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:06:09 GMTReview: Larry David's Broadway play is a tedious dead fish YORK (AP) — If you're wondering if you'll like Larry David's Broadway debut, "Fish in the Dark," you need to ask another question: Do you like "Curb Your Enthusiasm"?By MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentPerforming artsEntertainment, 06 Mar 2015 03:52:08 GMTEntrances to UC Santa Cruz cleared; student protest ongoing CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — University of California, Santa Cruz officials say student protesters against tuition increases have cleared both entrances to campus. The protest is ongoing.aGeneral newsHigher educationProtests and demonstrationsEducationSocial affairsPolitical and civil unrestCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:22:58 GMTJurors in Jodi Arias case: We were 11-1 for death penalty (AP) — It took just one juror to spare the life of convicted murderer Jodi Arias on Thursday — and the woman had to survive an attempt by her colleagues to boot her from the jury before she could do it.By JACQUES BILLEAUD and TERRY TANGaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeDeath penalty controversyLaw and orderViolent crimeSocial issuesSocial affairsPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:44:51 GMTKnife attack in China train station leaves 9 injured (AP) — Police say a knife attack at a train station in southern China has left nine people injured and that police officers have fatally shot a suspect.iGeneral newsChinaGuangzhouGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 02:26:12 GMTThai court sentences 'Red Shirts' to jail for 2009 rioting (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced 15 members of the "Red Shirt" political movement to four years in prison for inciting rioting that disrupted an important regional conference in 2009, a lawyer said.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCoups d'etatNational governmentsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestCrimeLaw and orderCorrectional systemsThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsia, 06 Mar 2015 02:53:48 GMTTimea Bacsinszky advances to Monterrey Open quarterfinals, Mexico (AP) — Fourth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland advanced to the Monterrey Open quarterfinals Thursday, beating Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMonterreyMexicoItalyFranceSlovakiaSerbiaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 06 Mar 2015 05:28:19 GMTFord's real-life bravado equals Han Solo, Indiana Jones ANGELES (AP) — Harrison Ford is as much the daredevil in real life as Han Solo, Indiana Jones or the other larger-than-life characters that he has played on the screen.By LYNN ELBERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:37:34 GMTCoyotes end 10-game skid, beat Canucks 3-2 in shootout, Ariz. (AP) — Sam Gagner scored the lone goal in the shootout, helping the Arizona Coyotes snap a 10-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.By JOSE M. ROMEROsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:34:16 GMTAshley, McConnell lead No. 5 Arizona to 99-60 rout of Cal, Ariz. (AP) — Brandon Ashley matched his career high with 21 points, T.J. McConnell tied his career best with 11 assists and No. 5 Arizona made certain it would finish alone atop the Pac-12 in the regular season for the second year in a row with a 99-60 rout of California on Thursday night.By BOB BAUMsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsArizonaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:30:06 GMTIslanders win 4-3, send Predators to 5th straight loss, Tenn. (AP) — Brock Nelson scored with 6:08 left, helping the New York Islanders rally after blowing a two-goal lead in the third period with a 4-3 win over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night.By TERESA M. WALKERsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 03:51:47 GMTVideo game veteran takes swing at playful app aimed at kids FRANCISCO (AP) — In a sea of virtual-reality headsets and monitors broadcasting video games, there's something that seems completely alien at the Game Developers Conference: a swing set.By DERRIK J. LANGhtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyleSoftwareComputing and information technologySan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:00:40 GMTDavis hits long homer in Orioles' 5-0 win over Blue Jays, Fla. (AP) — Chris Davis hit a long three-run homer and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 5-0 to win the second half of their split-squad doubleheader Thursday night.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingSports transactionsProfessional baseballEventsSports businessBaseballMen's sportsSarasotaIllinoisTorontoFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 06 Mar 2015 03:33:41 GMTAnnouncer Craig Sager returns from leukemia to NBA sideline (AP) — Craig Sager returned to his familiar spot on the NBA sideline Thursday after being treated for leukemia.eArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsCancerDiseases and conditionsHealthChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 04:13:26 GMTCoach's adopted toddler builds a life with hoops team, Va. (AP) — Joanne Boyle offered a quick prayer before clicking the photo link of a days-old girl in a Senegalese orphanage. Maybe, after so many years of waiting, this would be the child the Virginia women's basketball coach could bring home.By JANIE McCAULEYaGeneral newsSportsWomen's sportsCoachingBasketballWomen's basketballAthlete recruitingCollege basketballHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFamily issuesWork-life balanceWorkplace cultureCareersBusinessLifestyleSelf-improvementCollege sportsParentingRelationshipsSenegalVirginiaCharlottesvilleWest AfricaAfricaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:13:11 GMTHunter Pence breaks arm in Giants' 8-6 win over Cubs, Ariz. (AP) — San Francisco outfielder Hunter Pence broke his left forearm and will be sidelined six to eight weeks after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning of the Giants' 8-6 victory over a Chicago Cubs split-squad Thursday.By RICK EYMERsSportsMLB Spring TrainingSports transactionsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsSports businessArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 05:25:37 GMTMan shot by police on Skid Row is identified ANGELES (AP) — A homeless man who was shot to death by police during a Skid Row confrontation over the weekend was identified Thursday under his true name — not the stolen identity he had used for years.By ELLIOT SPAGAT and TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeImmigrationPoliceTheftSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesSan DiegoCameroonDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfrica, 06 Mar 2015 02:55:50 GMTGa. Senate OK's religious freedom bill feared by LGBT groups (AP) — The Georgia Senate gave decisive approval Thursday to a contentious "religious freedom" bill — one of a wave of measures surfacing in at least a dozen states that critics say could provide legal cover for discrimination against gays and transgender people.By KATHLEEN FOODYaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansHuman rights and civil libertiesState legislatureState governmentsReligious issuesLegislatureGovernment and politicsLegislationSocial issuesSocial affairsReligionMarriageFamily issuesAtlantaUnited StatesGeorgiaNorth America, 06 Mar 2015 02:12:06 GMT