FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 06 Mar 2015 08:27:06 -0800Wisconsin Assembly sends right-to-work bill to Gov. Walkerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbe46227137143eca249fae4fc5e190aMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin lawmakers voted Friday to make their state the 25th to enact right-to-work legislation, pushing a fast-tracked bill through the Assembly after an overnight debate and sending it on to Gov. Scott Walker for his promised signature.By TODD RICHMOND and SCOTT BAUERaBusinessGovernment and politics2016 United States Presidential ElectionState governmentsUnited States Presidential ElectionLegislationCampaignsState legislatureNational electionsElectionsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLabor issuesEventsLegislatureWisconsinMadisonRichmondUnited StatesNorth AmericaIndianahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbe46227137143eca249fae4fc5e190aFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:14:51 GMTSouth African woman accused of kidnapping baby gets bailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22554bad14d0415cac190381893bd2b8JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African woman who allegedly kidnapped a baby from a hospital and raised her for 17 years was released on bail Friday.By LYNSEY CHUTELiGeneral newsKidnappingViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderSouth AfricaAfricaSouthern Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22554bad14d0415cac190381893bd2b8Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:53:12 GMTColorful 'body sculptor' back in on stand in murder trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/268f0737a6554b23adb77047fdf5a937PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Gothic hip-hop artist and former escort service madam has offered a mix of fawning, fiery and flirtatious testimony at her trial in the death of a young London dancer who received illegal buttocks injections.By MARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/268f0737a6554b23adb77047fdf5a937Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:43:20 GMTNissan recalls more Altimas for hood latch problemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17226e36d1e049fc9f381168906e649aDETROIT (AP) — Nissan is recalling 640,000 more cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a growing problem with faulty latches that can allow hoods to fly open while cars are being driven.By TOM KRISHERfBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17226e36d1e049fc9f381168906e649aFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:41:23 GMTIS group erasing history, culture in Syria, Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99bfbd45e1484792960ac5fbdfc3eec1BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's destruction of the ancient city of Nimrud in northern Iraq is part of a systematic campaign to destroy archaeological sites it says promote apostasy.By ZEINA KARAMiGeneral newsCultural preservationArchaeologyPaganismCulturesSocial affairsScienceReligionSyriaMiddle EastIraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99bfbd45e1484792960ac5fbdfc3eec1Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:47:00 GMTHyundai recall: Water leak can cause gear shift problemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c687931547c8421db9aea38ad5e88eceDETROIT (AP) — Hyundai is recalling more than 26,000 Genesis luxury cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a water leak that can cause the transmission gear shifter to malfunction.aBusinessGeneral newsProducts and servicesCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c687931547c8421db9aea38ad5e88eceFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:28:06 GMTMurray beats Young, Britain leads US 1-0 in Davis Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78de25038f7a415cb78349ac960bb850GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Andy Murray quelled a mid-match comeback from Donald Young to win in four sets Friday and give Britain a 1-0 lead over the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup.By STEVE DOUGLASsSportsDavis CupTennisMen's tennisMen's sportsEventsUnited KingdomScotlandGlasgowWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78de25038f7a415cb78349ac960bb850Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:53:22 GMTBBC exec 'sickened' at phone hacking by UK's Mirror tabloidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c00617f721ce4932824adc393cdffdaeLONDON (AP) — A senior BBC executive says he feels "invaded and sickened" by the revelation that his phone was hacked repeatedly by staff at Britain's Mirror Group newspapers.htGeneral newsHackingTechnology issuesTechnologyUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c00617f721ce4932824adc393cdffdaeFri, 06 Mar 2015 14:59:17 GMTAs euro hits 12-year low, parity with dollar loomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb641ebf70f248bfb4737caac1b77249LONDON (AP) — The euro could soon be doing something it's only done a couple of times in its 16-year existence — trading 1-to-1 with the dollar.By PAN PYLASfBusinessCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial crisisGovernment payFinancial marketsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsFinancial servicesIndustriesUnited KingdomEuropeGreeceWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb641ebf70f248bfb4737caac1b77249Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:55:56 GMT4 members of FDA tobacco panel leave after court rulinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb0ae92f362c4eb8a94b31455d8d2c28RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Four members of Food and Drug Administration's tobacco advisory panel, including its chairman, have left after a federal judge ruled some of its members had conflicts of interest, the agency said.By MICHAEL FELBERBAUMaBusinessGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestNational courtsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb0ae92f362c4eb8a94b31455d8d2c28Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:35:38 GMTGerman court gives man 6-year sentence over PKK rolehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85ce6340df004e71b1ea2952947fe78fBERLIN (AP) — A German court has convicted a man of terrorism charges and sentenced him to six years in prison after finding he ran the finances in Europe of the banned Kurdistan Worker's Party, or PKK.iGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGermanyTurkeyEuropeWestern EuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85ce6340df004e71b1ea2952947fe78fFri, 06 Mar 2015 14:57:07 GMTAP PHOTOS: India celebrates spring with festival of colorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7136609962d64be68954d64629799ab5NEW DELHI (AP) — Holi, India's joyful and colorful celebration of the arrival of spring combined with several religious legends, has long ceased to be only a Hindu festival.iGeneral newsLifestyleFairs and festivalsRecreation and leisureIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7136609962d64be68954d64629799ab5Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:19:26 GMTWarm weather forced Iditarod farther northhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be1cb808cd444495a6d1410d7d1c69b4ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and ice.By MARK THIESSENtTravelLifestyleIditarod Trail Sled Dog RaceWeatherDogsWinter weatherEventsGeneral newsMammalsAnimalsSled dog racingSportsAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be1cb808cd444495a6d1410d7d1c69b4Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:43:42 GMTLift evacuation at Jackson Hole Mountain Resorthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7da09e3880234a7cb86e0db475bed5e6JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — About 90 skiers and snowboarders had to be evacuated from a disabled ski lift at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.aGeneral newsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleJacksonWyomingUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7da09e3880234a7cb86e0db475bed5e6Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:58:05 GMTNBC brings back former news presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34904b3002864fcb9b5f1f067cc95984NEW YORK (AP) — NBC has changed the leadership of its troubled news division by bringing back the executive who led the network out of a dark period two decades ago.By DAVID BAUDERaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesNews mediaMediaTelevisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34904b3002864fcb9b5f1f067cc95984Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:51:38 GMTFrenchman on trial for helping girl, 14, seeking to join IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9fbaae8e21d4c4bb394b8d8c20d99a7PARIS (AP) — The French girl knew him as "Tony Toxiko" — an Islamic State recruiter who first used Facebook to cajole her into joining him in Syria, then brusquely called to force the issue: Come to me or risk damnation. She was 14.By LORI HINNANTiGeneral newsCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEventsTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrestLyonFranceSyriaParisWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9fbaae8e21d4c4bb394b8d8c20d99a7Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:51:10 GMTPolice: 2 brothers charged in officer's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f74e3869959446b7abcc75df2fac85f4PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two brothers were charged with murder in the death of a police officer gunned down during a robbery at a video game store, where the officer had gone to buy a present for his 9-year-old son for getting good grades, police said.By SEAN D. CARLINaGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeTheftPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f74e3869959446b7abcc75df2fac85f4Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:32:53 GMTGrain lower, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50c1e4ba01574deb92ac2f58a2fac061CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50c1e4ba01574deb92ac2f58a2fac061Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:51:11 GMTAuthorities: Retired University of Florida professor killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d84e9f88794493891dd32052cf05f5eGAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police have apprehended a suspect in the death of a retired University of Florida professor who was initially believed to have died in a house fire.By JASON DEARENaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeFiresAccidents and disastersGainesvilleFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d84e9f88794493891dd32052cf05f5eFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:52:38 GMTFuneral home wants $35,000 it spent on Ernie Banks' funeralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eb22b82289f482ea4a821fe3db5984dCHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago funeral home that handled the funeral for Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks has filed a claim against his estate for $35,000.sSportsFunerals and memorial servicesObituariesGeneral newsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eb22b82289f482ea4a821fe3db5984dFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:07:20 GMTGerman singer wins ticket to Eurovision, declines to gohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcc6b419c5d047629c6ee66d30cfba3fBERLIN (AP) — Andreas Kuemmert got handed what many musicians would consider a dream ticket, winning the popular vote to represent Germany at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentEurovision Song ContestEventsGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcc6b419c5d047629c6ee66d30cfba3fFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:04:09 GMTPair in alleged Halifax mall murder plot get new court datehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7129043361364a378f3f93cbe63beb52HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — An American woman and a Canadian man accused of plotting to open fire in a Halifax shopping mall will return to court on April 10 to set a date for a preliminary hearing.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNova ScotiaCanadaHalifax Regional MunicipalityNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7129043361364a378f3f93cbe63beb52Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:47:06 GMTMurder probe underway in death of retired UF professorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f44d01b9f7264891b9c6600a319d927eGAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police have apprehended a suspect in the death of a retired University of Florida professor who was initially believed to have died in a house fire before autopsy results showed he had been bludgeoned to death before the blaze.By JASON DEARENaGeneral newsFraud and false statementsViolent crimeCrimeFiresAccidents and disastersGainesvilleFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f44d01b9f7264891b9c6600a319d927eFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:58:32 GMTRunways open at LaGuardia after plane that skidded removedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c14b2d06590248f890c79b031ede8053NEW YORK (AP) — LaGuardia Airport has both its runways open now that a Delta jetliner that skidded and smashed through a fence has been removed.By MEGHAN BARR and SCOTT MAYEROWITZaBusinessGeneral newsWeatherNew York CityQueensNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c14b2d06590248f890c79b031ede8053Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:57:54 GMTAP WAS THERE: 50 years ago, MLK led civil rights marcheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/270846e814f9459a84cbb07dccd7963cEDITOR'S NOTEBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsRace and ethnicityHuman rights and civil libertiesAfrican-AmericansSocial issuesSocial affairsSelmaAlabamaMontgomeryUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/270846e814f9459a84cbb07dccd7963cFri, 06 Mar 2015 14:55:12 GMT10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5d86f23edda4a189d7190365483cdebYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsJerusalemIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5d86f23edda4a189d7190365483cdebFri, 06 Mar 2015 14:57:58 GMTSecurity questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fdc2a66ab574ca9a1c8848cd07b8a7eSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police on Friday investigated the motive of the anti-U.S. activist they say slashed the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, as questions turned to whether security was neglected.By KIM TONG-HYUNG and FOSTER KLUGiGeneral newsCriminal investigationsDiplomacyEmbassiesProtests and demonstrationsCrimeInternational relationsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsViolent crimePolitical and civil unrestSouth KoreaSeoulNorth KoreaEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fdc2a66ab574ca9a1c8848cd07b8a7eFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:42:36 GMTApple will replace AT&T in the Dow Jones industrial averagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b94d81a9a4e434582a5af0c9f39af9aNEW YORK (AP) — In the Dow's elite club, Apple is in and AT&T is out.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyStock marketsFinancial marketsCorporate stockCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b94d81a9a4e434582a5af0c9f39af9aFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:53:53 GMTJodi Arias' trials cost Arizona taxpayers nearly $3 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96f74bf92ab54e0781715dfe417ce6dePHOENIX (AP) — Officials say taxpayers shelled out around $3 million to prosecute and defend convicted murderer Jodi Arias at a series of trials that concluded with jurors deadlocked a second time on whether she should be executed or sent to prison for life for killing her lover in 2008.By JACQUES BILLEAUD and TERRY TANGaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeDeath penalty controversyLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96f74bf92ab54e0781715dfe417ce6deFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:06:41 GMTGreek ultra-right lawmaker on trial over TV talk show slaphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28874c5869be45c6971b5fbd8c82db6fATHENS, Greece (AP) — A lawmaker from a Nazi-inspired Greek party, who achieved notoriety for assaulting two female left-wing colleagues during a live TV talk show, has gone on trial over the incident.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNazismTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28874c5869be45c6971b5fbd8c82db6fFri, 06 Mar 2015 14:51:23 GMTIllinois oil train derailment involved safer tank carshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f6fba6adc744e2fa0abb182564abadcGALENA, Ill. (AP) — The two rail cars that split open and burst into flames during a western Illinois oil train derailment were retrofitted with protective shields to meet a higher safety standard than federal law requires, the railroad said.aBusinessGeneral newsTransportation safetyAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEnergy industryIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f6fba6adc744e2fa0abb182564abadcFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:36:16 GMTUS stocks open lower after strong jobs reporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11e2a9ba52e64df79edd73e1ff1a21aaNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks opened lower on Friday as another strong U.S. jobs report raised the likelihood that the Federal Reserve would start to raise interest rates later this year. The dollar jumped and U.S. government bond prices fell after the report.By STEVE ROTHWELLaBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyCommodity marketsLabor economyFinancial servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11e2a9ba52e64df79edd73e1ff1a21aaFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:10:29 GMTHsieh Su-Wei advances to semifinals at Malaysian Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21ce0aee50ea4eab9bef1ddd23401a5cKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former champion Hsieh Su-Wei advanced to the semifinals of the Malaysian Open by beating Elizaveta Kulichkova 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-0 Friday.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21ce0aee50ea4eab9bef1ddd23401a5cFri, 06 Mar 2015 14:53:05 GMT'Eurabia' fears rise after terror strikes: Myth or reality?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c00f54c2df54059a7124232d341c009BERLIN (AP) — The headlines would suggest Europe is under siege: Thousands of Germans march against the continent's "Islamization." French readers flock to read a novel about a Muslim president who imposes Sharia law on their country. Commentators warn darkly about an encroaching age of "Eurabia" in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.By FRANK JORDANSiGeneral newsCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisTerrorismPopulation growth and declineIslamismReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEventsWar and unrestDemographicsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomEuropeFranceBerlinGermanyParisWuppertalMiddle EastWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c00f54c2df54059a7124232d341c009Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:15:21 GMTOhio home pelted by eggs for a year; police can't crack casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6073a5976fd4c778ed0b8bd97b0ab04EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — An 85-year-old man says his suburban Cleveland home has been pelted with eggs several times a week for a year, and police haven't been able to crack the unusual case despite stakeouts, questioning neighbors, installing a surveillance camera and even testing eggshells as evidence.aGeneral newsOdditiesOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6073a5976fd4c778ed0b8bd97b0ab04Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:18:30 GMTKremlin critic Navalny released after 15 days in custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ea25eb483ee41ccbbcc9f56ab97811cMOSCOW (AP) — Leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was released Friday after spending 15 days in custody and vowed that he and his supporters will not be intimidated by the slaying of a top Kremlin critic.By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOViGeneral newsCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisProtests and demonstrationsNational governmentsNationalismViolent crimeCrimeEventsPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrestMoscowRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ea25eb483ee41ccbbcc9f56ab97811cFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:21:24 GMTDaylight saving time: Set clocks ahead 1 hourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34fd4d31e8384a208c23eb0c0d3a2f6dWASHINGTON (AP) — Spring is closer than you think, and here's a sure sign: daylight saving time arrives this weekend.wGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationshipshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34fd4d31e8384a208c23eb0c0d3a2f6dFri, 06 Mar 2015 14:58:32 GMTColts announce they won't bring back Reggie Waynehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/925a6637266e44fdab8630f028ebc98fINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Colts have announced they will not re-sign veteran wide receiver Reggie Wayne.By MICHAEL MAROTsSportsProfessional footballFootballIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/925a6637266e44fdab8630f028ebc98fFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:42:25 GMTIn open letter, victim calls marathon bomber 'a nobody'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab813cd9d830472da1d254a028d734d7BOSTON (AP) — Rebekah Gregory isn't scared anymore.By WILLIAM J. KOLEaGeneral newsBombingsBoston Marathon bombingEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab813cd9d830472da1d254a028d734d7Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:39:26 GMT'Heroic' Detroit judge was wounded trying to protect familyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccd09b05d5bd4eadaba58d485c35ffceDETROIT (AP) — A prosecutor says a federal judge who was shot in the leg outside his Detroit home was trying to protect his family during a robbery attempt.By ED WHITEaGeneral newsNational courtsCrimeViolent crimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryDetroitUnited StatesMichiganNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccd09b05d5bd4eadaba58d485c35ffceFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:29:34 GMTFDA approves first lower-cost biotech drughttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7ec236be8f34a5a937d90951faf499cWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials have approved the first lower-cost copy of a biotech drug to reach the U.S. market, a long-awaited milestone that could generate billions in savings for insurers, doctors and patients.By MATTHEW PERRONEwBusinessGeneral newsHealthMedicationHealth care costsHealth issuesProducts and servicesCorporate newsDiagnosis and treatmentHealth care industryIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7ec236be8f34a5a937d90951faf499cFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:50:28 GMTWarm weather forces Iditarod sled dog race farther northhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/164ddaaf9dad47e7acf61f3b2bcdee97ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing Iditarod organizers to move the start farther north where there is snow and ice.By MARK THIESSENaGeneral newsSportsWeather forecastsWeatherIditarod Trail Sled Dog RaceWinter weatherDogsEventsMammalsAnimalsSled dog racingAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/164ddaaf9dad47e7acf61f3b2bcdee97Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:26:48 GMTDutch investigating old soap for traces of Holocaust victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ab932bbf4eb42238ae548c94015575dTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police have sent two pieces of soap purportedly dating back to World War II for forensic tests to establish if they contain human remains — possibly of Jews murdered in the Holocaust.iGeneral newsThe HolocaustEventsNetherlandsWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ab932bbf4eb42238ae548c94015575dFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:34:25 GMTFrenchman on trial for helping 14-year-old trying to join IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c0e08e7179848cd969b1c14aa6a61b5PARIS (AP) — The French girl knew him as "Tony Toxiko" — an Islamic State recruiter who first used Facebook to cajole her into joining him in Syria, then brusquely called to force the issue: Come to me or risk damnation. She was 14.By LORI HINNANTiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLyonFranceParisSyriaWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c0e08e7179848cd969b1c14aa6a61b5Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:07:24 GMT1 month prison for businessman in smuggling of Dodgers' Puighttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06b506ff5d16436e8695a62c2f8478b3MIAMI (AP) — A businessman who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig get out of Cuba to sign a rich American baseball contract was sentenced Friday to a month in prison and five months' house arrest for violating U.S. immigration laws.By CURT ANDERSONaGeneral newsSportsSmugglingMLB Spring TrainingCelebrityCrimeProfessional baseballSports transactionsSports businessEventsBaseballMen's sportsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentContracts and ordersCorporate newsBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsCubaMexicoMexico CityUnited StatesFloridaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06b506ff5d16436e8695a62c2f8478b3Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:38:20 GMTEU considers sending officers abroad to assess migrant needshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9624110ad4c4478d9684941a07c93a1aBRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is weighing whether to send immigration officers abroad to assess the needs of would-be migrants as increasing numbers of people try to reach the EU illegally.By LORNE COOK and RAF CASERTiGeneral newsImmigrationForeign policySocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsEuropeRigaLatviaLibyaEastern EuropeNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9624110ad4c4478d9684941a07c93a1aFri, 06 Mar 2015 15:15:14 GMTUN says it has not received any Ukraine peacekeeping requesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/297d2bd2160d477fb90593d2f756efe3UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. political chief says Ukraine still hasn't submitted a formal request for a U.N. peacekeeping force to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists.iGeneral newsUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/297d2bd2160d477fb90593d2f756efe3Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:32:35 GMTNASA craft circling Ceres in first visit to dwarf planethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97e99d7828d0496fab4f1173d1f51938LOS ANGELES (AP) — A NASA spacecraft for the first time has arrived at a dwarf planet to begin a 16-month exploration.By ALICIA CHANGaGeneral newsScienceDwarf planetsSpace explorationPlanetsFirst time eventsAstronomyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97e99d7828d0496fab4f1173d1f51938Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:23:54 GMTUS adds a robust 295K jobs; jobless rate falls to 5.5 pct.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23e3357ce137433697e9b83422fd8981WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers extended a healthy streak of hiring in February by adding 295,000 jobs, the 12th straight monthly gain above 200,000. It was the latest sign that the U.S. economy is further strengthening and outpacing other major economies around the world.By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthLabor economyEconomyLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23e3357ce137433697e9b83422fd8981Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:03:20 GMTSilence in Egypt over police abuses amid "war on terror"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c1dfb4536cf4b70b5e4a1944ea95213CAIRO (AP) — Three men killed in a single day in the Egyptian capital, their deaths united by one common factor: Each was killed by police.By MAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestCrimeProtests and demonstrationsRebellions and uprisingsWar casualtiesTerrorismPolitical and civil unrestReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c1dfb4536cf4b70b5e4a1944ea95213Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:21:14 GMT