FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 18 Apr 2014 18:55:26 -0700Gene Fieger wins Senior PGA Professional ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Gene Fieger won the Senior PGA Professional National Championship on Friday, closing with a 3-under 69 for a six-stroke victory.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsPGA ChampionshipsEventsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:58:47 GMTLawyer: Director not in Hawaii during alleged acts (AP) — Credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules show that "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer was not in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands, a defense attorney said Friday.OSKAR GARCIAaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCelebrityLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeHawaiiHollywoodUnited StatesNorth AmericaLos AngelesCalifornia, 18 Apr 2014 22:42:33 GMTTNT's Sager to miss NBA playoffs due to leukemia (AP) — TNT analyst Craig Sager will miss the NBA playoffs as he undergoes treatment for leukemia.eArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballEventsSports mediaCancerDiseases and conditionsHealthMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketball, 18 Apr 2014 23:27:06 GMTFrom Clinton to Obama, many parallels (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.KEN THOMASwExecutive branchGovernment and politics2016 United States Presidential ElectionHealth care reformElectionsGovernment appointments and nominationsUnited States Presidential ElectionLegislaturePolitical partiesState of the Union AddressNational electionsEventsPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyPolitical organizationsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:36:40 GMTJudge says American can't end retiree benefits yet (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees.DAVID KOENIGfBusinessEmployee benefitsLegal proceedingsPersonnelLaw and orderGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:22:52 GMTBill Clinton sought GOP support for health care (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.KEN THOMASwGovernment and politicsHealth care reform2016 United States Presidential ElectionElectionsGovernment appointments and nominationsUnited States Presidential ElectionLegislaturePolitical partiesState of the Union AddressPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyNational electionsEventsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentPolitical organizationsExecutive branchDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:54:06 GMTBryant U. cracks down on selfies at graduation (AP) — Rhode Island's Bryant University is asking students to resist the urge to take selfies with its president while receiving their diplomas.PAIGE SUTHERLANDaOdditiesHigher educationEducationSocial affairsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:08:46 GMTOfficials probe potential threat on Delta flight (AP) — Officials say a Delta Air Lines plane on a flight from Detroit to Denver reported an unspecified potential security threat and taxied to a remote area after landing safely at Denver International Airport.aGeneral newsTransportation safetyTransportationDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 01:19:20 GMTPlane spotted in Iran is registered to Utah bank LAKE CITY (AP) — An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement for aviation ownership that has prompted two warnings from a government watchdog in the past year.MICHELLE L. PRICEaBusinessGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsGovernment regulationsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesUtahIranNorth AmericaMiddle East, 18 Apr 2014 23:57:45 GMTObama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy (AP) — President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. But the president says he's only treating the legislation as guidance.NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsDiplomacyEmbassiesInternational relationsLegislationLegislaturePassports and visasGeneral newsTravelLifestyleUnited StatesIranDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaMiddle East, 18 Apr 2014 21:51:22 GMTRestitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.aBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessAnimal crueltyLegal proceedingsReptilesCrimeLaw and orderRodentsMammalsAnimalsAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsRiversideCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:51:21 GMTCalifornia farmers to get more water, Calif. (AP) — Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday.Scott SmithaGeneral newsWildlifeAgriculture and the environmentState governmentsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementGovernment and politicsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 00:06:43 GMTAlfredo Simon leads Reds over reeling Cubs 4-1 (AP) — Alfredo Simon lowered his ERA to 0.86, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Friday for their 16th win in their last 17 games at Wrigley Field.BRIAN SANDALOWsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:06:45 GMTMolina's error helps Nationals beat Cardinals 3-1 (AP) — Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina's throwing error combined with Michael Wacha's wild pitch to allow two unearned runs in the seventh inning, breaking a tie and helping Gio Gonzalez and the Washington Nationals beat St. Louis 3-1 Friday night.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 19 Apr 2014 01:44:26 GMTUS senator: Metro-North fined $552,000 past decade HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Metro-North, the nation's second-largest commuter railroad, has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday.aBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationConnecticutNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 18 Apr 2014 23:56:34 GMTNY judge upholds charges against financier's kin YORK (AP) — A judge has declined to toss out federal fraud charges against the brother of a one-time billionaire hedge fund founder, though she noted that two charges have flaws that the government must fix.aGeneral newsFraud and false statementsLegal proceedingsCrimeCorporate crimeCorporate newsBusinessLaw and orderGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politics, 19 Apr 2014 01:16:39 GMTAtheist national conference aims at Mormon church LAKE CITY (AP) — Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.ANNIE KNOXaGeneral newsChristianityAtheismReligionGays and lesbiansReligious issuesSocial affairsSocial issuesMarriageFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 00:25:38 GMTFerry captain arrested in South Korea disaster, South Korea (AP) — A prosecutor says the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested.iGeneral newsMissing personsArrestsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderCrimeSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 18 Apr 2014 22:12:11 GMTMets trade 1B Ike Davis to Pirates YORK (AP) — The New York Mets traded slumping first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night, parting ways with a power hitter who proved to be too inconsistent at the plate.BEN WALKERsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 00:56:21 GMTCaptain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested, South Korea (AP) — The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives. Two crew members were also arrested, a prosecutor said.FOSTER KLUGYOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsCriminal investigationsMissing personsPrimary and secondary educationCrimeArrestsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEducationSocial affairsSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2014 00:42:41 GMTDutch man's case linked to Amanda Todd, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian police confirmed an arrest has been made in the Netherlands in the case of a Canadian teenager who was blackmailed into exposing herself in front of a webcam. The 15-year-old later committed suicide after detailing her harassment on a YouTube video watched by millions around the world.JEREMY HAINSWORTHTOBY STERLINGhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyExtortion and threatsCrimeCrimes against childrenBritish ColumbiaNetherlandsCanadaNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2014 23:49:15 GMTPensive pope at Good Friday Colosseum procession (AP) — Desperate migrants, suicidal failed business owners, battered women, torture victims and all people suffering in the world were remembered at a torch-lit Good Friday Way of the Cross procession presided over by Pope Francis at the Colosseum.FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsItalyRomeWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2014 21:42:09 GMTGabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant CITY (AP) — His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions, superstition, violence and social inequality.E. EDUARDO CASTILLOFRANK BAJAKiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsDiplomacyBooks and literatureMunicipal governmentsVisual artsGovernment and politicsObituariesNews mediaEntertainmentInternational relationsLocal governmentsMediaColombiaMexicoMexico CityVenezuelaLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaNorth AmericaCentral America, 19 Apr 2014 01:39:24 GMTUS delays review of contentious Keystone pipeline (AP) — The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, indefinitely extending its review of the project.DINA CAPPIELLOJOSH LEDERMANwBusinessGovernment and politicsEnvironmental activismEnvironmentInternational relationsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsEnergy industryIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesEnvironment and natureCanadaUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNebraskaAlaskaNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:57:38 GMTCyrus ill, postpones US tour, resumes in August YORK (AP) — Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August.MESFIN FEKADUeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentAllergiesDiseases and conditionsHealthCelebrityUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 01:07:41 GMTJimenez shoots 65 to lead Greater Gwinnett field, Ga. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez made a dramatic Champions Tour debut, setting a tournament record with a first-round 65 on Friday in the soggy Greater Gwinnett Championship.CHARLES ODUMsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:46:56 GMTMixed feelings for Garcia Marquez in hometown, Colombia (AP) — Gabriel Garcia Marquez and his homeland had a relationship as conflicted as any in the Nobel laureate's twisting and impassioned novels.CESAR GARCIAJOSHUA GOODMANiGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesNewspapersGovernment and politicsNews mediaMediaColombiaMexico CityCubaMexicoLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaCaribbean, 19 Apr 2014 01:48:06 GMTDNC raises $10.3M in March, has $14M in debt (AP) — The Democratic National Committee raised $10.3 million last month but still has more than $14 million in debt.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizations, 18 Apr 2014 22:24:34 GMTSutton Foster and Jeanine Tesori bond backstage YORK (AP) — There were two visitors to Sutton Foster's Broadway dressing room the other day.MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentFlowersCelebrityPerforming artsPlants, 18 Apr 2014 22:23:17 GMTWhite House on deport Bieber petition: No comment (AP) — The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment.JOSH LEDERMANeArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsMusicEntertainmentDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 23:11:03 GMT76ers owner Harris calls 19-win season 'success' (AP) — Billions of dollars couldn't console Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris this season. Ok, maybe just a little.DAN GELSTONsSportsSports team ownership changesMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 23:34:20 GMTWyatt Earp gun sells for $225,000 at auction, Ariz. (AP) — A gun thought to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the famous O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone has sold at auction for $225,000.aGeneral newsArts and collectibles auctionsShoppingLifestyleArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 01:43:10 GMTSpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.MARCIA DUNNaScienceSpace explorationSpace launchesGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:23:27 GMTEducator denies sex crimes in YouTube case, Calif. (AP) — A judge on Friday refused to dismiss sexual assault charges against an educator who was confronted with the allegations of abuse in a phone call by a former student who then posted the conversation on YouTube.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeCrimes against childrenLaw and orderViolent crimeRiversideCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 01:03:27 GMTAutopsies done on 7 Utah babies found in garage GROVE, Utah (AP) — The Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has completed autopsies of seven infants found in cardboard boxes in a woman's garage, but it is unclear when the results will be released.MICHELLE L. PRICEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeForensicsViolent crimeLaw and orderUtahProvoUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 23:26:59 GMTSenate to debate rideshare regulations (AP) — Among the major issues left to cover at the Arizona Legislature before the session ends is how to regulate the increasingly popular ridesharing programs like Uber and Lyft.ASTRID GALVANBOB CHRISTIEaBusinessGeneral newsState legislatureGovernment and politicsLegislationLegislatureConsumer products and servicesIndustriesState governmentsArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:57:04 GMTMagnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital, Mexico (AP) — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.JOSE ANTONIO RIVERAiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 18 Apr 2014 22:14:42 GMTFire destroys 3 homes at Jersey shore community ISLE CITY, N.J. (AP) — Three homes have been destroyed by a fire that broke out near the beachfront of a Jersey Shore community.aGeneral newsFiresProperty damageAccidents and disastersNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 00:55:37 GMTA look inside the Clinton White House into behind-the-scenes workings of President Bill Clinton's White House, as revealed in documents released Friday:The Associated PressaExecutive branchGovernment and politicsGeneral newsArmed forcesLegislatureWar and unrestState of the Union AddressHealth care reformForeign policyCrimeMilitary and defenseEventsPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyInternational relationsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeInternational tradeInternational agreementsUnited StatesSomaliaOhioNorth AmericaEast AfricaAfrica, 18 Apr 2014 22:34:51 GMTTeen suspended for asking Miss America to prom, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.aBeauty pageantsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentGeneral newsOdditiesPromsMiss America PageantEducationEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsOccasionsLifestyleEventsYorkPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 23:28:58 GMTKansas speech by Michelle Obama draws complaints, Kan. (AP) — If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend.JOHN MILBURNaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsPrimary and secondary educationGraduationEducationSocial affairsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryTopekaKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:25:24 GMTUN says 58 killed in attack on UN base in SSudan NATIONS (AP) — An attack on a U.N. peacekeeping base in South Sudan where some 5,000 members of an ethnic minority had sought shelter killed 58 people and injured about 100 others, a U.N. official said Friday.EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsEthnic conflictsWar and unrestArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSouth SudanNorth AfricaAfrica, 19 Apr 2014 00:06:02 GMTAPNewsBreak: Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead (AP) — The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state government memo.CARLA K. JOHNSONSARA BURNETTaGeneral newsHealthState governmentsGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment and politicsGovernment programsIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 23:24:58 GMTMan charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings CITY, Mo. (AP) — After nearly a month of reports of gunshots being fired at vehicles and more than 100 tips, authorities announced charges Friday against a Kansas City-area man suspected in connection with about a dozen highway shootings that wounded three people.MARIA SUDEKUMaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMissouriKansas CityKansas CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaKansas, 19 Apr 2014 01:29:35 GMTChoi leads rain-delayed RBC Heritage HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — K.J. Choi's early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday.PETE IACOBELLIsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfRyder CupEventsHilton Head IslandSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:45:39 GMTProvidence, RI, sues firms over stock trades, R.I., is suing dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency trading.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderProvidenceRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 00:04:26 GMT5 features an Amazon phone might offer YORK (AP) — A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyMobile phonesConsumer electronicsProducts and servicesCorporate news, 18 Apr 2014 23:10:46 GMTColumn: no April, May or June Madness in NBA (AP) — ATLANTA (AP) — If the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks were in any other sport, they might have a glimmer of hope for winning a championship.PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsNBA PlayoffsStanley Cup PlayoffsBaseballNBA FinalsMLB PlayoffsProfessional footballMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyProfessional baseballFootballAtlantaFloridaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:42:50 GMTSudden movement raises alarm in Wyoming slide area, Wyo. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson sped up significantly Friday, splitting a house in two, causing a huge uplift in a road and a Walgreens parking lot, and threatening to destroy several other unoccupied homes and businesses.MEAD GRUVERaGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersJacksonWyomingUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 01:01:49 GMTAP Photos: Latam Catholics pay tribute to Christ CITY (AP) — Roman Catholics throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are paying tribute to Jesus Christ in Holy Week traditions that go back centuries and range from religious processions to self-flagellation.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsMexicoBrazilLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral AmericaSouth America, 19 Apr 2014 01:18:21 GMT