FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:48:45 -0800Randolph, Imovbioh lead Virginia past No. 8 Louisville 75-59http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a5b8be24f064770b77b2fe72a1e72caCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Faith Randolph scored 23 points and Sarah Imovbioh had 22 points and 17 rebounds Sunday as Virginia beat No. 8 Louisville 75-59 in the final regular season game for both teams.By HANK KURZ Jr.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsVirginiaCharlottesvilleKentuckyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a5b8be24f064770b77b2fe72a1e72caSun, 01 Mar 2015 20:30:57 GMTActivists say Islamic State releases 19 Syrian Christianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e758ae520e5249c78c5b19601e67acddBEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group released at least 19 Christians on Sunday who were among the more than 220 people the militants took captive in northeastern Syria last week, activists and a local leader said.By RYAN LUCASiGeneral newsHostage situationsIslamHuman rights and civil libertiesChristianityPolitical activismReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e758ae520e5249c78c5b19601e67acddSun, 01 Mar 2015 18:15:34 GMTCoroner: Man in wife's Christmas Eve ax slaying killed selfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4717dbb51fd0427f91937086e229a06eLANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of killing his wife with an ax on Christmas Eve was pronounced dead after a suicide attempt left him brain-dead, authorities said.aGeneral newsSuicidesCrimeViolent crimeLancasterPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4717dbb51fd0427f91937086e229a06eSun, 01 Mar 2015 18:58:55 GMTIsraeli military conducts 'surprise' drill in West Bankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/941f0f3b263844a1ac1c09c015bae6bfJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military has called up thousands of soldiers in a "surprise" training drill in the West Bank.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWest BankIsraelPalestinian territoriesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/941f0f3b263844a1ac1c09c015bae6bfSun, 01 Mar 2015 19:42:24 GMTThousands march in Russia to mourn Putin critic Nemtsovhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/575d85b4cb46429eb8db030ffaf4913aMOSCOW (AP) — Carrying flowers, portraits and signs that said "I am not afraid," tens of thousands of people somberly marched Sunday in Moscow to mourn opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, whose slaying on the streets of the capital has shaken Russia's beleaguered opposition.By LAURA MILLS and LYNN BERRYiGeneral newsViolent crimeGovernment and politicsCrimeNational governmentsRussiaMoscowCrimeaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/575d85b4cb46429eb8db030ffaf4913aSun, 01 Mar 2015 17:38:21 GMTNo. 5 Maryland close out perfect run in Big Ten playhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66977938cc0f4de58a66beb32c13b5a5EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Fifth-ranked Maryland wrapped up a perfect inaugural season in Big Ten play, beating No. 25 Northwestern 69-48 Sunday behind reserve guard Brene Moseley's 18 points.By JACK McCARTHYsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMarylandIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66977938cc0f4de58a66beb32c13b5a5Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:24:41 GMTSpacewalking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable jobhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ffcd568213449b6b3d58cdb47673949CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing several-hundred feet of power and data lines for new crew capsules commissioned by NASA.By MARCIA DUNNaGeneral newsScienceSpace explorationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ffcd568213449b6b3d58cdb47673949Sun, 01 Mar 2015 18:31:53 GMTRival Yemeni camps entrench as Iran flights arrivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86a6ae5d3ebb4d0f8661da7808a292fdSANAA, Yemen (AP) — An Iranian airplane delivered supplies to Yemen's Shiite rebel-held capital on Sunday, while the president gained support from influential tribal and provincial leaders in signs that the rival camps seeking to rule the rapidly unravelling country are entrenching their positions.By BRIAN ROHAN and AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsInternational agreementsEmbassiesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsIslamReligionSocial affairsYemenTehranIranSanaaMiddle EastSaudi Arabiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86a6ae5d3ebb4d0f8661da7808a292fdSun, 01 Mar 2015 17:47:31 GMTWisconsin's Walker: Sure, Obama loves his countryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/259d68a00e264b5eb7ddfe6d2303b519WASHINGTON (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker still hasn't spoken with President Barack Obama about the president's love for America, but the possible contender for the Republican nomination now has an opinion on the subject.pGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/259d68a00e264b5eb7ddfe6d2303b519Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:26:49 GMTRare Native American pendant found as crew digs Ohio trenchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dff85b5824442f19260646323e615a9CINCINNATI (AP) — A rare Native American pendant dating to the fifth century has been discovered by a crew doing utility work in southwest Ohio.aGeneral newsNative AmericansOhioCincinnatiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dff85b5824442f19260646323e615a9Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:30:01 GMTBrrr! February brought record cold, snow to Northeasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b3b5db5767d4a1a90136fbfdb2b4f33ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Hardy souls who shivered and shoveled their way through February in the Northeast now have evidence of just how brutal the weather was, with record cold in seven cities and record snowfall in Boston.By MARY ESCHaGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherBuffaloNew YorkIthacaSyracuseBostonBinghamtonMaineUnited StatesNorth AmericaMassachusettshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b3b5db5767d4a1a90136fbfdb2b4f33Sun, 01 Mar 2015 19:35:41 GMTPopular Peru ex-minister charged in killing of journalisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56f6a35e234b4ccfbb15d6ee42407d20LIMA, Peru (AP) — A retired army general widely seen as a possible presidential candidate has been charged with murdering a journalist during the country's conflicts 26 years ago, a prosecutor announced.iGeneral newsCrimeJournalistsViolent crimeNews mediaMediaPeruSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56f6a35e234b4ccfbb15d6ee42407d20Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:01:22 GMTCoalition balks at signing peace accord for northern Malihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17c97e64a2c643b0bf839c8b9ff3658dALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A coalition of armed opposition groups says it's not ready to sign a peace accord for restive northern Mali.By AOMAR OUALIiGeneral newsInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyArmed forcesMilitary and defenseAlgeriaMaliAlgiersNorth AfricaAfricaWest Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17c97e64a2c643b0bf839c8b9ff3658dSun, 01 Mar 2015 18:03:28 GMTSamsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07ac46b1b02840b287bc49da7fd65a3eNEW YORK (AP) — Samsung has unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.By ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyMobile phonesWireless technologyConsumer electronicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesTelecommunicationsProducts and servicesCorporate newsSpainUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07ac46b1b02840b287bc49da7fd65a3eSun, 01 Mar 2015 20:16:13 GMTGaza fears isolation as Egypt calls Hamas 'terrorist' grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7c136e8bf08444d9a693e594bd82e86GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza residents said Sunday they fear growing isolation and more hardships after an Egyptian court declared the territory's ruling Hamas a terrorist organization. Some blamed the Islamic militant Hamas while others said Egypt is being unreasonable.By FARES AKRAMiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestEgyptIsraelMiddle EastGaza StripNorth AfricaAfricaPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7c136e8bf08444d9a693e594bd82e86Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:44:06 GMTBrrr: February brought record cold, snow to Northeasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7310879ce8f448bcafc9a7cbb7992a4aALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — February 2015 was one for the record books in the Northeast — the coldest month ever for three upstate New York cities and the snowiest month ever for Boston.aGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherIthacaSyracuseNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7310879ce8f448bcafc9a7cbb7992a4aSun, 01 Mar 2015 17:27:57 GMT30,000 marchers in Moscow mourn slain Putin foehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37017351687741df9a11c0eb97bff7faMOSCOW (AP) — For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the solemn march through the Moscow drizzle on Sunday was a time for silence, not slogans.By LAURA MILLSiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical activismViolent crimeCrimeNational governmentsPolitical and civil unrestPolitical issuesRussiaMoscowUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37017351687741df9a11c0eb97bff7faSun, 01 Mar 2015 20:42:39 GMTSale will secure future for shelter for asylum-seekershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c571f701605b4bc6b3923b9e4369e264BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The list goes up on the lobby bulletin board of Vive La Casa and the refugees who've come from their rooms tentatively approach and scan for their names. The lucky ones will take a taxi to Canada the next day for a crucial step toward a dreamed-of new life there.By CAROLYN THOMPSONaGeneral newsPolitical refugeesImmigrationHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCanadaBuffaloUnited StatesAfghanistanNorth AmericaNew YorkCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c571f701605b4bc6b3923b9e4369e264Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:27:19 GMTSeller's market for NHL teams as trade deadline nearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34186742d4c24f838225b739e0048397General managers, count your draft picks. In this trade market, they're valuable currency.By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesSports transactionsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPhiladelphiaTorontoPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34186742d4c24f838225b739e0048397Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:09:55 GMT15 years on, museum where slaves landed taking formhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e981947dc8c44a208a15578af233657bCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A tranquil spot on the Cooper River in Charleston is a place of memory, much like New York's Ellis Island or Angel Island in San Francisco.By BRUCE SMITHtTravelLifestyleMuseumsAfrican-AmericansRace and ethnicityHuman rights and civil libertiesRecreation and leisureLeisure travelSocial issuesSocial affairsCharlestonUnited StatesSouth CarolinaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e981947dc8c44a208a15578af233657bSun, 01 Mar 2015 19:42:00 GMTSamsung ditches plastic design, HTC One improves camerahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d349d147fa35494991d6f2c57ab5431fNEW YORK (AP) — Samsung has unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.By ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyMobile phonesWireless technologyConsumer electronicsTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesProducts and servicesCorporate newsSpainUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d349d147fa35494991d6f2c57ab5431fSun, 01 Mar 2015 18:39:26 GMTRussia detains Ukrainian parliament member over Odessa firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7975d0acada42608959212ba6c11ed2MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow police have detained a member of Ukraine's parliament as he was taking part in a march mourning a slain Russian opposition figure. Ukraine's parliament has protested the detention.iGeneral newsLegislatureGovernment and politicsOdessaMoscowRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7975d0acada42608959212ba6c11ed2Sun, 01 Mar 2015 18:53:55 GMTHouse Speaker John Boehner: I like my job 'most days'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/802d4455ad3247f8ab867219d1e0cf22WASHINGTON (AP) — We all have bad days at work.wGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/802d4455ad3247f8ab867219d1e0cf22Sun, 01 Mar 2015 18:58:46 GMT1 killed, 5 wounded in shooting at Detroit social hallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5d3bad6d02249648c1da14607e0a137DETROIT (AP) — Police say a 44-year-old man was killed and five other people were wounded when gunfire erupted during a party at a Detroit social hall.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5d3bad6d02249648c1da14607e0a137Sun, 01 Mar 2015 19:35:02 GMTDisney ride reopens after nearby fire; no damage reportedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8637b972d02c4754be9f27891dd9d5ebANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A Disneyland attraction has reopened after a small fire nearby was quickly put out.tTravelLifestyleFiresAccidents and disastersGeneral newsCaliforniaSanta AnaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8637b972d02c4754be9f27891dd9d5ebSun, 01 Mar 2015 19:38:58 GMTIn Russia, dwindling opposition mourns Putin foe Nemtsovhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daac2bd7e8364163b9983cff035989a6MOSCOW (AP) — For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the solemn march through the Moscow drizzle on Sunday was a time for silence, not slogans.By LAURA MILLSiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical activismViolent crimeCrimeNational governmentsPolitical and civil unrestPolitical issuesRussiaMoscowUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daac2bd7e8364163b9983cff035989a6Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:29:36 GMTWisconsin's Walker admits flip on immigrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cd25137c59146bf974a7207266b409aWASHINGTON (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker once envisioned a world where the 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally could embark on a path to citizenship.pGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsImmigrationPolitical partiesSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cd25137c59146bf974a7207266b409aSun, 01 Mar 2015 18:29:31 GMTWill Smith's 'Focus' tops box office with $19.1 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e82fd431fcee48c7a6659b334597ac9eNEW YORK (AP) — Will Smith's con-man caper "Focus" disrobed "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, but the film's modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once unstoppable star.By JAKE COYLEaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e82fd431fcee48c7a6659b334597ac9eSun, 01 Mar 2015 19:39:06 GMTElegant Vazquez replaces folksy Mujica as Uruguay presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb9763670dab4fb1992542de049f43cfMONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — One leftist leader replaced another in Uruguay on Sunday, a change seemingly marked more by style than differences in policy as the elegant Tabare Vazquez took over from the famously casual Jose Mujica, who formally left office in rubber-soled brown shoes.By LEONARDO HABERKORNiGeneral newsFashionBeauty and fashionLifestyleUruguaySouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb9763670dab4fb1992542de049f43cfSun, 01 Mar 2015 19:00:49 GMTNew Hampshire lake is Lower 48's only ice runwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3be143400b64bfaad23679db713aee1ALTON, N.H. (AP) — Winter on New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee means ice fishing, hockey tournaments and, if the ice is strong enough, airplanes.By JIM COLEtTravelLifestyleLakesEnvironment and natureNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3be143400b64bfaad23679db713aee1Sun, 01 Mar 2015 19:44:18 GMTWilliams, Ferrari end F1 winter tests on a highhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01ba6e8bb07e4f94a22e2664207312ffMONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Williams and Ferrari are poised to make a good start to the Formula One season after both finished winter testing with another strong showing on Sunday.sSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01ba6e8bb07e4f94a22e2664207312ffSun, 01 Mar 2015 18:29:49 GMTKerry asks for benefit of the doubt on Iran nuclear talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e2261ce02244f9832563a458a4badeWASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administration's diplomatic record with Iran entitles the U.S. to "the benefit of the doubt" as negotiators work toward a long-term nuclear deal.By BRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsInternational relationsIsraelUnited StatesIranMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0e2261ce02244f9832563a458a4badeSun, 01 Mar 2015 17:30:03 GMTObama invoking civil rights struggles past and presenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90ecce28a99e484ba7032e155af68f7cWASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama, it's a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles from past to present.By NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil liberties2016 United States Presidential ElectionAfrican-AmericansRace and ethnicityUnited States Presidential ElectionPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriVotingSocial issuesSocial affairsNational electionsElectionsEventsUnited StatesSelmaNorth AmericaAlabamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90ecce28a99e484ba7032e155af68f7cSun, 01 Mar 2015 18:12:34 GMTNo clear signs of deal to fund Homeland Security Departmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52ba48c9c1ca4a958fb305a668108472WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders on Sunday demanded that Democrats begin negotiations on funding for the Homeland Security Department and President Barack Obama's unilateral actions on immigration. Democrats showed no indication they were willing to talk, and some Republicans said the party should simply surrender and give the agency money without conditions.By KIMBERLY HEFLINGwGovernment and politicsLegislatureImmigration policyPolitical partiesNational securityLegislationTV newsImmigrationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsMilitary and defenseNews mediaMediaTelevisionUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52ba48c9c1ca4a958fb305a668108472Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:39:04 GMTWilliams & Ferrari end F1 winter tests on highhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/877fe9ea30514901a29041dfa0e13d21MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Williams and Ferrari are poised to make a good start to the Formula One season after both finished winter testing with another strong showing on Sunday.sSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/877fe9ea30514901a29041dfa0e13d21Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:42:20 GMTNew plane tracking to be tested after Malaysia jet mysteryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b0c79e5b26544de90de73f18dab2c20SYDNEY (AP) — Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial of an enhanced method of tracking aircraft over remote oceans to allow planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.By KRISTEN GELINEAUhtBusinessGeneral newsScienceTechnologyDisappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370EventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAustraliaMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaOceaniaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b0c79e5b26544de90de73f18dab2c20Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:33:06 GMTItaly resumes Navy exercise amid new tensions over Libyahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e7fb098cafa43d09a8f8c5fef4a4990ROME (AP) — The Italian Navy is resuming exercises in the Mediterranean Sea, including near the coast of Libya, amid concerns about rapidly deteriorating security in the North African nation.iGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsItalyLibyaEuropeWestern EuropeNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e7fb098cafa43d09a8f8c5fef4a4990Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:45:15 GMTUS officials called 'terrorists' mock Venezuela travel banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cab7c2462d5f44589dd4c890adff0f0dCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Conservative U.S. politicians banned from traveling to Venezuela by socialist President Nicolas Maduro are taking the restriction as a badge of honor.By HANNAH DREIERiGeneral newsEmbassiesInternational relationsTravel laws and regulationsGovernment and politicsTerrorismTravelGovernment regulationsWar and unrestLifestyleVenezuelaCaracasUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cab7c2462d5f44589dd4c890adff0f0dSun, 01 Mar 2015 19:42:49 GMTYoung girl's story may lead Idaho to approve marijuana oilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb396c61e1474c3b8f6108e91cc36c04BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing if the terror of watching their child seize up will pass or turn fatal.By KIMBERLEE KRUESIaGeneral newsHealthRecreational drug laws and regulationsMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentGovernment and politicsDiseases and conditionsLegislationLegislatureNeurological disordersEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsIdahoBoiseUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb396c61e1474c3b8f6108e91cc36c04Sun, 01 Mar 2015 18:38:03 GMTAP Essay: 'Jihadi John' won't have the same impact unmaskedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28ec62f87ee142cdacb4b85596228493LONDON (AP) — As "Jihadi John," he was a terrifying figure, his identity concealed by a black mask, his threatening tone backed up by his oversize, serrated knife and his willingness to use it in the name of Islamic State and its self-declared caliphate.By GREGORY KATZiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestDrone surveillance and warfareTerrorismDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomLondonSyriaMiddle EastUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28ec62f87ee142cdacb4b85596228493Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:47:09 GMT3rd child dies after carbon monoxide leak in Ohio homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c8255fd1d9547b3af62141bb8a1fa8bTROY, Ohio (AP) — A third child has died after being found in an Ohio home where there were high levels of carbon monoxide.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTroyOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c8255fd1d9547b3af62141bb8a1fa8bSun, 01 Mar 2015 20:02:59 GMTSierra Leone's vice president in quarantine for Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49d1629dead04e3e88303688fdfa7eafFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards.Associated PressiGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSierra LeoneAfricaWest AfricaFreetownLiberiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49d1629dead04e3e88303688fdfa7eafSun, 01 Mar 2015 17:54:26 GMTSpacewalking astronauts finish extensive, trick cable jobhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27ac61c33f6549c0b9a68cd7826e16e9CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing several-hundred feet of power and data lines for new crew capsules commissioned by NASA.By MARCIA DUNNaGeneral newsScienceSpace explorationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27ac61c33f6549c0b9a68cd7826e16e9Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:58:35 GMTSyria agrees to UN fact-finding mission in Aleppohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fa6d04159654e9da1eb55b619601f3cBEIRUT (AP) — The United Nations envoy to Syria is sending a mission to the contested city of Aleppo to determine the situation on the ground and help ensure that humanitarian aid can reach civilians in need if a local truce is reached, the U.N. said Sunday.iGeneral newsDiplomacyWar and unrestGovernment and politicsHumanitarian assistanceInternational relationsSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fa6d04159654e9da1eb55b619601f3cSun, 01 Mar 2015 17:27:36 GMTIraqi premier gives ultimatum ahead of hinted Tikrit attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98d63b6c5f4449f88bb97a96d6e38406BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister called on Sunni tribal fighters to abandon the Islamic State group Sunday, ahead of a promised offensive to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from the extremists.By SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsMilitant groupsDiplomacyWar and unrestGovernment and politicsInternational relationsIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98d63b6c5f4449f88bb97a96d6e38406Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:37:58 GMTUpping juvenile criminal age to 18 may be Texas non-starterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c5d9c22d80a429baba420265e40270eAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Jason Wang and Johnny Truong were part of a gang that dressed as utility workers and held a suburban Dallas homeowner at gunpoint, making off with $68,000 in cash, electronics and jewelry before they were eventually caught.By EVA RUTH MORAVECaGeneral newsCrimeGovernment and politicsLegislationState legislatureGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessLegislatureState governmentsTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c5d9c22d80a429baba420265e40270eSun, 01 Mar 2015 17:59:05 GMTEgypt court declares part of election law unconstitutionalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8bff33bb192454188226981342ad5cdCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Sunday ruled as unconstitutional a clause in the election law that draws voting districts, a verdict that is almost certain to delay parliamentary elections scheduled to start later this month.iGeneral newsParliamentary electionsNational courtsNational electionsGovernment and politicsElectionsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8bff33bb192454188226981342ad5cdSun, 01 Mar 2015 18:04:48 GMTNew round of snow could push Boston to season recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1206ae320cb84fa7b3bac21d8244a09fBOSTON (AP) — After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England is entering March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-year-old snowfall record.aGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherAccidents and disastersStormsNatural disastersBostonMassachusettsNew YorkLansingMichiganSyracuseBinghamtonIthacaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1206ae320cb84fa7b3bac21d8244a09fSun, 01 Mar 2015 20:46:19 GMTParty of Lesotho's prime minister ahead in election resultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bac4688d07df40c893dce5c33e0d770fJOHANNESBURG (AP) — The party of Lesotho's prime minister on Sunday led in initial results from an election in the mountain kingdom, which held an early vote in an attempt to overcome tension among political factions.By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsVotingParliamentary electionsPolitical partiesElectionsPolitical organizationsSouth AfricaLesothoSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bac4688d07df40c893dce5c33e0d770fSun, 01 Mar 2015 17:36:57 GMTQ&A on Samsung's new mobile pay: Here's what's we knowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bde13ee7cee54c739c411665ca9ac86cNEW YORK (AP) — Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones — at least the ones it makes.By ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeSmall businessTechnologyTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bde13ee7cee54c739c411665ca9ac86cSun, 01 Mar 2015 18:15:05 GMT