FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 Mar 2015 21:18:19 -0700'Spirit in the Sky' singer injured in California crash ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The singer-songwriter behind the 1969 rock hit "Spirit in the Sky" was hospitalized on Sunday after being critically injured in a Northern California car accident that killed a motorcyclist.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationSanta RosaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 03:34:09 GMTThunder rallies to 109-97 win at Phoenix (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 33 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 20 points down to beat the Phoenix Suns 109-97 on Sunday night.By MIKE CRANSTONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballPortlandPhoenixOklahoma CityMaineUnited StatesNorth AmericaArizonaOklahoma, 30 Mar 2015 03:50:59 GMTBusiness forecasters boost 2-year outlook for US economy, D.C. (AP) — A business economics group has boosted its outlook for U.S. economic improvement this year and next, particularly for job growth.By The Associated PressfBusinessPricesConsumer spendingEconomyWeather forecastsEnergy industryIndustriesLabor economyLeading economic indicatorsWeatherGeneral newsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 04:01:00 GMTAustralia mandates at least 2 people stay in cockpits, Australia (AP) — Australia on Monday responded to the Germanwings air disaster but mandating that at least two crew members be present at all times in cockpits of larger domestic and international airliners.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashDisappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370Mental healthEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationHealthAustraliaOceania, 30 Mar 2015 04:05:58 GMTWoods falls out of the top 100 in the world WATER, England (AP) — For the first time since 1996, Tiger Woods is not among the top 100 golfers in the world ranking.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolf, 30 Mar 2015 02:03:49 GMTTimberlake offers positive words at iHeartRadio Music Awards iHeartRadio Music Awards should be called the iHeartTaylorSwift Awards.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAward showsiHeartRadio Music AwardsFashion designEvents, 30 Mar 2015 03:18:10 GMTThree No. 1 seeds in the Final Four you liked the look of last year's Final Four, you will love the 2015 edition.By JIM O'CONNELLaGeneral newsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipMen's basketballCollege basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsKentuckyMichiganWisconsinIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 01:46:46 GMTJackson helps Cubs blank Royals 7-0, Ariz. (AP) — Edwin Jackson arrived at the ballpark in time for a solid spring start with the Chicago Cubs.By ALAN ESKEWsSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 01:14:34 GMTKelly Kraft wins Tour's Louisiana Open, La. (AP) — Kelly Kraft won the Louisiana Open on Sunday for his first Tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 in windy conditions for a one-stroke victory at Le Triomphe.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 01:07:11 GMT10 Things to Know for Monday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsState legislatureEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsMiddle East, 30 Mar 2015 01:10:37 GMTGolf Capsules ANTONIO (AP) — Jimmy Walker won his hometown Texas Open on Sunday to become the first two-time winner this season on the PGA Tour, beating fellow Texan Jordan Spieth by four strokes.By The Associated PresssSportsWomen's golfGolfMen's golfWomen's sportsMen's sportsLouisianaSan AntonioFloridaTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 01:41:41 GMTToday in History is Monday, March 30, the 89th day of 2015. There are 276 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaWorld War IIEventsUnited StatesRussiaOhioNew York CityNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropeNew York, 30 Mar 2015 04:00:20 GMTToews' late goal lifts Blackhawks past Jets 4-3, Manitoba (AP) — Jonathan Toews deflected in the winning goal with 31 seconds left in regulation to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Sunday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyWinnipegManitobaCanadaNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 02:51:14 GMTEvo Morales' party loses La Paz in Bolivian elections PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — President Evo Morales' governing party has suffered serious setbacks in local and regional elections in Bolivia, with unofficial results showing it losing the capital of La Paz and several key governorships.iGeneral newsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsGovernment and politicsBoliviaLa PazSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 30 Mar 2015 04:08:03 GMTOff-duty, undercover LAPD officer shot at in neighborhood ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have detained a man suspected of shooting at an off-duty Los Angeles police officer from a car before fleeing the scene at a suburban neighborhood in northern Los Angeles county.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 02:52:40 GMTDuke back in Final Four after 66-52 win over Gonzaga (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski is living in the moment with his youngest team ever, not thinking too much about the significance of his latest trip to the NCAA Final Four.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballCoachingEventsBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 02:57:53 GMTRollins helps Dodgers beat Rangers 10-5, Ariz. (AP) — Jimmy Rollins hit a leadoff double in Los Angeles' five-run third inning, and a split-squad of Dodgers beat the Texas Rangers 10-5 in spring training on Sunday.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingAthlete injuriesBaseballEventsProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthArizonaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 01:54:54 GMTLincoln Continental, the car of presidents, is returning, Mich. (AP) — Elvis Presley had one; so did Clark Gable. It was even the sedan of presidents. Then the name vanished amid an invasion of newer luxury cars from Europe and Asia.By DEE-ANN DURBINaBusinessGeneral newsAutomobile showsIndustry conferences and trade showsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAutomobilesLifestyleCorporate newsChinaUnited StatesMichiganGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 04:07:37 GMTTsunami warning issued for parts of Pacific after earthquake (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning for vast swathes of the Pacific and as far north as Russia.By KRISTEN GELINEAUiGeneral newsTravelWeather forecastsLifestyleWeatherNatural disastersEarth scienceAccidents and disastersSciencePapua New GuineaAustraliaPort MoresbyJapanOceaniaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 02:58:38 GMTAiling Wade, aching Heat find a way to beat Pistons, 109-102 (AP) — Dwyane Wade scored 40 points one day after having fluid removed from his balky left knee, Udonis Haslem set season highs with 18 points and 13 rebounds, and the undermanned Miami Heat beat the Detroit Pistons 109-102 on Sunday night.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 00:42:27 GMTClippers beat Celtics 119-106 for 7th straight win (AP) — J.J. Redick scored 27 points, Chris Paul had 21 points and 10 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Boston Celtics 119-106 on Sunday for their seventh consecutive win.By KEN POWTAKsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 01:01:27 GMTOfficial: 2 found dead in rubble believed to be missing men YORK (AP) — Two bodies were found Sunday amid rubble from the Manhattan apartment building collapse three days earlier and authorities said everyone was accounted for since the apparent gas explosion that caused a massive fire and altogether leveled three buildings and damaged a fourth.By MEGHAN BARRaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsExplosionsMissing personsAccidents and disastersAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 02:06:00 GMTSmall tsunami generated in Pacific after earthquake (AP) — A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, generating a small tsunami and frightening locals near the epicenter, but prompting no reports of damage or injuries.By KRISTEN GELINEAUiGeneral newsTravelWeather forecastsLifestyleWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersPapua New GuineaAustraliaPort MoresbyOceania, 30 Mar 2015 03:31:03 GMTSouth Carolina earns 1st Final Four berth, beats FSU 80-74, N.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley climbed the ladder, snipped the final strand of net and raised it as thousands of garnet-clad fans cheered.By JOEDY McCREARYsSportsCollege basketballNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsEventsFloridaSouth CarolinaTampaNorth CarolinaGreensboroAsheboroUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 02:34:58 GMTAP PHOTOS: As the Lincoln Continental returns; a look back Motor Co. said Monday that the Lincoln Continental is coming back after a 13-year hiatus. A concept version of the full-size Continental will be shown at the New York auto show this week. The production car goes on sale next year.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsAutomobile showsIndustry conferences and trade showsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAutomobilesLifestyleCorporate news, 30 Mar 2015 04:17:21 GMTArab League unveils joint military force amid Yemen crisis EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — A two-day Arab summit ended Sunday with a vow to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen and the formal unveiling of plans to form a joint Arab intervention force, setting the stage for a potentially dangerous clash between U.S.-allied Arab states and Tehran over influence in the region.By HAMZA HENDAWIiGeneral newsInternational incidentsEvacuationsDiplomacyWar and unrestMilitant groupsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsYemenMiddle EastIranSaudi ArabiaLebanonPakistanSanaaUnited StatesRiyadhEgyptSouth AsiaIraqAsiaNorth AmericaNorth AfricaAfrica, 30 Mar 2015 02:05:42 GMTOfficials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others, Switzerland (AP) — Iran is considering demands for further cuts to its uranium enrichment program but is pushing back on how long it must limit technology it could use to make atomic arms, Western officials involved in the nuclear talks said Sunday.By GEORGE JAHN and MATTHEW LEEhtGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNuclear weaponsInternational agreementsWeapons technologyLegislatureInternational relationsWeapons of mass destructionTechnologyTehranIranIsraelUnited StatesMiddle EastSwitzerlandRussiaYemenNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 30 Mar 2015 02:10:29 GMTUC Berkeley student missing after leaving Los Angeles party ANGELES (AP) — Authorities and concerned relatives and friends sought the public's help on Sunday in finding a University of California, Berkeley student who went missing after he left a party near the University of Southern California.aGeneral newsEducationSocial affairsBerkeleyCaliforniaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 01:55:46 GMTHundreds celebrate, 4 arrested after MSU Final Four advance LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of Michigan State University students and fans have gathered at the team's home basketball arena to celebrate the victory that sent them to the Final Four of the NCAA men's tournament.aGeneral newsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipMen's sportsCollege sportsArrestsMen's basketballCollege basketballEventsBasketballLaw and orderCrimeMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 03:44:12 GMTOregon home demolished after diesel dumped into basement, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon couple took it all in stride as they watched the demolition of a house they owned for nearly 30 years.aGeneral newsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAccidentsAccidents and disastersAgricultureIndustriesBusinessPendletonOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 01:32:59 GMTAsian stocks mostly higher after Yellen rate rise remarks KONG (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher Monday as investors digested Fed chief Janet Yellen's comments signaling U.S. interest rates were expected to rise sometime this year but when they did they would do so gradually.By KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyEast AsiaHong KongUnited StatesAsiaChinaGreater ChinaNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 03:23:27 GMTNBCSN's Engblom gets stitches after struck in head by puck (AP) — NBC Sports Network analyst Brian Engblom needed stitches after taking a puck to his forehead late in the second period of the Pittsburgh Penguins' 3-2 shootout victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 03:38:38 GMTCristie Kerr rallies to end victory drought on LPGA Tour, Calif. (AP) — The birdie putts had not even reached the hole when Cristie Kerr marched right after them because she knew they were going in. Sunday at the Kia Classic had a familiar feeling to Kerr, even though so much in her life has changed.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 02:37:29 GMTJames scores 20 and Cavaliers slip past 76ers 87-86 (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers won't get style points for Sunday's 87-86 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.sSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 04:09:27 GMTProvidence beats Denver 4-1 to advance to Frozen Four, R.I. (AP) — Tom Parisi broke a tie on a power play with 5:01 left and Providence beat Denver 4-1 on Sunday night in the NCAA East Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four.By MIKE SCANDURAsSportsCollege hockeyCollege sportsHockeyProvidenceOmahaNebraskaRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 02:26:05 GMTNets keep up playoff push, beat Lakers for 3rd straight win YORK (AP) — Alan Anderson patrolled the locker room area in a Michigan State hat, screaming "Spartan!" so loudly that his teammates wondered how they could live with him for the next week.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 03:51:42 GMTPenguins beat Sharks 3-2 in shootout (AP) — David Perron and Sidney Crosby scored in the shootout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins won their second home game in as many days, 3-2 over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 02:54:46 GMTNotre Dame beats Baylor, advances to 5th straight Final Four CITY (AP) — Notre Dame star Jewell Loyd struggled with her shot for the second straight game. Lindsay Allen was there again to help the Fighting Irish advance.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballWomen's basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsOklahomaOklahoma CityUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 04:02:44 GMTKemp homers as Padres beat Mariners 8-5, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Kemp and Wil Myers homered, leading Andrew Cashner and the San Diego Padres to an 8-5 exhibition win against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.By MIKE TULUMELLOsSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsSan DiegoArizonaSeattleCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaWashington, 30 Mar 2015 02:33:08 GMTNebraska-Omaha beats RIT 4-0 to reach Frozen Four BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ryan Massa made 40 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Rochester Institute of Technology 4-0 on Sunday night in the NCAA Midwest Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four for the first time.sSportsCollege hockeyCollege sportsHockeySouth BendOmahaNebraskaIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 02:24:21 GMTGibson makes 26 saves, Ducks beat Devils for 3rd in row, N.J. (AP) — John Gibson made 26 saves and the Anaheim Ducks took another step to securing the NHL's best regular-season record with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday night.By TOM CANAVANsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockey, 30 Mar 2015 01:43:19 GMTPentagon chief mulls easing military enlistment standards (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is considering easing some military enlistment standards as part of a broader set of initiatives to better attract and keep quality service members and civilians across the Defense Department.By LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsVeteransMilitary recruitmentMilitary and defenseNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 04:17:59 GMTHometown pastor says community stands by co-pilot, family, Germany (AP) — The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz's hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the 27-year-old co-pilot for causing the plane crash that killed 150 people in southern France.By DOROTHEE THIESINGiBusinessGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationGermanyFranceSpainMarseilleWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Mar 2015 02:25:14 GMTPacers get back in playoff chase with 104-99 win over Dallas (AP) — Indiana has already shifted into playoff gear.By MICHAEL MAROTsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballAthlete healthEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsIndianaTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 02:59:52 GMTLeonard has double-double to lead Spurs past Grizzlies ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 25 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs cruised to a 103-89 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday.By RAUL DOMINGUEZsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete injuriesAthlete healthTexasSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 03:07:04 GMT2 dead after small plane crashes near Pennsylvania airport CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A small plane crash near a southeastern Pennsylvania airport Sunday took the lives of the only two people aboard the aircraft, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessWest ChesterPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 01:37:42 GMTTaylor Swift wins artist of the year at iHeartRadio Awards iHeartRadio Music Awards should be called the iHeartTaylorSwift Awards.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAward showsiHeartRadio Music AwardsFashion designEvents, 30 Mar 2015 03:52:32 GMTChina evacuating from Yemen, suspending anti-piracy patrols (AP) — China is evacuating its citizens from Yemen and suspending anti-piracy patrols in the area amid the growing violence in the Middle Eastern country.iGeneral newsMaritime piracyEvacuationsCrimeChinaYemenMiddle EastGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Mar 2015 03:37:13 GMTWittman decries focus after Wizards' 99-91 loss to Rockets (AP) — For a team that entered the season with aspirations of winning 50 games and earning home-court advantage in the playoffs — the former now impossible, the likelihood of the latter fading quickly — John Wall's Washington Wizards sure are slumping down the stretch.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthEventsProfessional basketballBasketballTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 00:48:50 GMTSmall plane crashes in Texas, at least 2 seriously hurt, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a small plane crashed into a North Texas home, leaving at least two people seriously injured.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Mar 2015 01:41:35 GMT