FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:38:41 -0700Britain to offer all infants meningitis B vaccinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92336415c4a24b80b15f96821e7f533eLONDON (AP) — Britain says it will become the first country to offer all babies a vaccine for potentially fatal meningitis B after it reached a price deal with GlaxoSmithKline PLC.iBusinessGeneral newsHealthImmunizationsDiseases and conditionsPublic healthChild and teen healthNeurological disordersInfectious diseasesUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92336415c4a24b80b15f96821e7f533eSun, 29 Mar 2015 16:08:57 GMTThousands protest voting problems in Nigerian oil capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b19f89c07b1f4c33aedbdea954ee7b6dPORT HARCOURT, Nigeria (AP) — Thousands of Nigerians have taken to the streets in the country's oil producing-center, Port Harcourt, to protest alleged killings of opposition campaign workers and voting irregularities.Associated PressiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsProtests and demonstrationsVotingElectionsPolitical and civil unrestMunicipal governmentsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestViolent crimeCrimeLocal governmentsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesNigeriaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b19f89c07b1f4c33aedbdea954ee7b6dSun, 29 Mar 2015 16:36:58 GMTIndiana governor: 'We're not going to change this law'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0082f8c93d94e04910cb47abb973277INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is defending the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination and said it wasn't a mistake for the state to have enacted it.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState governmentsState legislatureLegislatureIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0082f8c93d94e04910cb47abb973277Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:20:42 GMTGrandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bdb783e28b444f08917264f52fb38c5AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn't stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a little skin.aOdditiesAssisted livingAging and disability servicesHealthAkronOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bdb783e28b444f08917264f52fb38c5Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:46:03 GMTABN Amro directors renounce pay increase amid public outragehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a2eb4958da34ad687e95433ae874ba1THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — ABN Amro board members are giving up a 100,000-euro ($110,000) pay increase after the Dutch government delayed a decision on selling the nationalized bank amid public outrage at the raise.fBusinessNetherlandsWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a2eb4958da34ad687e95433ae874ba1Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:32:10 GMTFiorina likely GOP presidential candidate, attacks Clintonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/408d36a7029e4e728f1af243186c9828WASHINGTON (AP) — Former technology executive Carly Fiorina says she is more than 90 percent likely to seek the Republican presidential nomination. And she is questioning the confidence people can have in likely Democratic contender Hillary Rodham Clinton.pGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/408d36a7029e4e728f1af243186c9828Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:31:00 GMTUN warns emergency fund for Palestinians in Syria near emptyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b0185f0c48e491bb878c45550431f2eDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Just four percent of emergency work in Syria for Palestinians has been funded so far this year, threatening the viability of a cash assistance program that UNRWA spokesman Christopher Gunness described on Sunday as a "lifeline" for refugees.By AYA BATRAWYiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsSyriaMiddle EastDubaiKuwaitUnited Arab Emirateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b0185f0c48e491bb878c45550431f2eSun, 29 Mar 2015 16:38:02 GMTMurray reaches 4th round at Miami Open with 499th victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08c813540c5b46d3bcb94c3001fdc1aeKEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Andy Murray's 499th career victory put him in the fourth round of the Miami Open.By STEVEN WINEsSportsMen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsTennisMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08c813540c5b46d3bcb94c3001fdc1aeSun, 29 Mar 2015 19:02:19 GMTIslamic State group beheads 8 Shiites in Syria's Hamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9a9e19b0a3740e4bd55af097d2f547aBEIRUT (AP) — A new video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday shows its fighters cutting off the heads of eight men said to be Shiite Muslims. The video posted on social media said the men were beheaded in the central Syrian province of Hama.iGeneral newsWar and unrestIslamReligionSocial affairsSyriaLebanonMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9a9e19b0a3740e4bd55af097d2f547aSun, 29 Mar 2015 17:19:38 GMTDreamWorks' 'Home' bests 'Get Hard' at box office with $54Mhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/847fd14325ea4140a37006836190e0d4NEW YORK (AP) — Business was brisk at the weekend box-office, where the DreamWorks animated alien adventure "Home" beat out the Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart comedy "Get Hard" with a resounding debut of $54 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.JAKE COYLEaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentAfrican-AmericansMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesAnimation and comicsCelebrityTelevision programsProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/847fd14325ea4140a37006836190e0d4Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:45:26 GMTSurvived: No. 1 Kentucky holds off Notre Dame 68-66http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/748a2762f5a640c7bccb0032cb2f807aCLEVELAND (AP) — With everything at stake, Kentucky didn't panic and played to perfection.By TOM WITHERSaGeneral newsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballCollege sportsEventsBasketballMen's sportsKentuckyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/748a2762f5a640c7bccb0032cb2f807aSun, 29 Mar 2015 17:55:23 GMTRick Barnes says he wanted to stay as Texas coachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92122f934b424476bd0a5fd27f7bb628AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An emotional Rick Barnes fought back tears in saying goodbye to Texas after 17 years Sunday, insisting he's grateful for his time with Longhorns and isn't bitter about being fired.By JIM VERTUNOsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege sportsMen's basketballCollege basketballEventsBasketballMen's sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92122f934b424476bd0a5fd27f7bb628Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:54:56 GMTAuthorities: Body found in rubble 3 days after apparent gas explosion in Manhattanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4ec57d2762d47e2b12f5f686476776eNEW YORK (AP) — Authorities: Body found in rubble 3 days after apparent gas explosion in Manhattan.aGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4ec57d2762d47e2b12f5f686476776eSun, 29 Mar 2015 18:36:11 GMTLA light rail running after hitting car; driver gravely hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0171c1ad4430454e859520cdf1dd1e3cLOS ANGELES (AP) — Trains were again running by the University of Southern California early Sunday, a day after a light rail train slammed into a car injuring 21 people, including the train operator and the driver, who was in critical condition.By JOHN ROGERSaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0171c1ad4430454e859520cdf1dd1e3cSun, 29 Mar 2015 18:02:33 GMTLeading suspect in Tunisia museum attack killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70266a3fb62d4e869f31d37d99336b27TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian security forces decimated the leadership of a Tunisian jihadi group linked to al-Qaida's North African branch, including the man identified as the "operational chief" of the attack this month on the National Bardo Museum that killed 22 people, mostly foreign tourists, the interior minister said Sunday.Associated PressiGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestCrimeNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsTunisiaAlgeriaNorth AfricaMiddle EastAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70266a3fb62d4e869f31d37d99336b27Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:27:04 GMTNASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sprint Cup racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/259c2797be444d0ca53bd7207374cb43MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kyle Larson watched Sunday's NASCAR race on a laptop in a hospital, having failed to get medical clearance to drive after fainting during an autograph session.By HANK KURZ Jr.sSportsMen's sportsAutomobile racingHealthNASCARVirginiaNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/259c2797be444d0ca53bd7207374cb43Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:28:33 GMTPolice: Body found 3 days after NYC blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fbb4b86eec44ddd8ca7886068da8a50NEW YORK (AP) — Emergency workers found a body Sunday in the mass of rubble left behind by an apparent gas explosion three days earlier in Manhattan's East Village, police said.By MEGHAN BARRaGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersMissing personsAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fbb4b86eec44ddd8ca7886068da8a50Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:17:38 GMTNolasco allows 4 runs as Twins beat Orioles' split squad 6-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d734e65e8e8495fb80587a1e4632236SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Ricky Nolasco allowed four runs in six innings as the Minnesota Twins beat a Baltimore Orioles' split squad 6-5 on Sunday.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSarasotaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d734e65e8e8495fb80587a1e4632236Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:11:21 GMTSaudi response to Swedish criticism tests Europe's reachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bde0281652a43f4a923a7411e722722DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sweden's foreign minister is hardly the first diplomat to raise concerns about Saudi Arabia's human rights record, but when she used the word "dictatorship" in a speech last month she crossed a red line for the kingdom at a time of intense regional turmoil, igniting a diplomatic crisis.By AYA BATRAWY and KARL RITTERiGeneral newsDiplomacyHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical ethicsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsLegislatureSocial issuesSocial affairsReligious issuesReligionPolitical issuesUnited Arab EmiratesSwedenSaudi ArabiaDubaiStockholmMiddle EastEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bde0281652a43f4a923a7411e722722Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:26:45 GMTAir Canada plane skids off Halifax runway after hard landinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b72b256d7fd14bd3a0b55a875c6b0a64HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — An Air Canada plane made a hard landing in bad weather and skidded off the runway at the airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the airline said Sunday that 25 people were taken to hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries.iGeneral newsTransportationWeatherFiresIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAccidents and disastersNova ScotiaCanadaHalifax Regional MunicipalityTorontoNorth AmericaOntariohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b72b256d7fd14bd3a0b55a875c6b0a64Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:14:21 GMTArab summit: Yemen airstrikes to go on until rebels withdrawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cb7350c61c0468aa0db047b176c63feSHARM 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 newsSummitsInternational incidentsEvacuationsWar and unrestMilitant groupsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsYemenMiddle EastIranSaudi ArabiaPakistanSanaaUnited StatesRiyadhEgyptSouth AsiaIraqAsiaNorth AmericaNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cb7350c61c0468aa0db047b176c63feSun, 29 Mar 2015 20:02:16 GMTLibrary of Congress acquires rare trove of Civil War imageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c02dd6725834f34963fd51fd1372bccWASHINGTON (AP) — A Houston housewife who has quietly collected rare Civil War images for 50 years has sold more than 500 early photographs to the Library of Congress.By BRETT ZONGKERwGeneral newsAmerican Civil WarEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c02dd6725834f34963fd51fd1372bccSun, 29 Mar 2015 16:11:13 GMTRichie Ramsay wins Trophee Hassan II by 1 shothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/452c4e892666474dbd1ee9479ab1bc3cAGADIR, Morocco (AP) — Richie Ramsay of Scotland shot a 3-under 69 Sunday to win the Trophee Hassan II by one shot ahead of Frenchman Romain Wattel and claim his third European Tour title.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfMoroccoNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/452c4e892666474dbd1ee9479ab1bc3cSun, 29 Mar 2015 19:08:50 GMTMore restrictive spring break pondered after party shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2140cd6fcb84665ae7eca2b9e59c1ccPANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A house party that dissolved into a hail of gunfire and left seven young people hurt has officials on the Florida Panhandle pondering what to do with a spring break season they say has gotten out of control.By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL and MATT SEDENSKYaGeneral newsViolent crimeMunicipal governmentsCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsPanama CityFloridaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2140cd6fcb84665ae7eca2b9e59c1ccSun, 29 Mar 2015 17:23:40 GMTUtley homers twice for Phillies in 4-4 tie with Tigershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0894538653d2404abba811a9489d0f6eCLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Chase Utley hit his first two home runs of spring training and drove in three runs for the Philadelphia Phillies in a 4-4 tie against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0894538653d2404abba811a9489d0f6eSun, 29 Mar 2015 20:05:21 GMTTony winner and Neil Simon director Gene Saks dies at 93http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a1c17c7d8b949a2a1c4f2123828ba6eNEW YORK (AP) — Gene Saks, a prolific actor-director who teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on hit Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as "The Odd Couple" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs," has died. He was 93.By MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentMoviesObituariesEntertainmentPerforming artsNew York CityBrooklynNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a1c17c7d8b949a2a1c4f2123828ba6eSun, 29 Mar 2015 19:23:33 GMTUzbekistan's election sees turnout at 91 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e77c2268be94b059f74f645a4ab4c79MOSCOW (AP) — Uzbekistan's election commission said 91 percent of eligible voters cast ballots in Sunday's presidential election, where victory by longtime authoritarian leader Islam Karimov is a foregone conclusion.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsElectionsNational electionsUzbekistanCentral AsiaRussiaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e77c2268be94b059f74f645a4ab4c79Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:31:31 GMTIndiana governor: New law 'not about discrimination'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/549d37f67527432d9ea622db55d4d7a4INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians and said Sunday it wasn't a mistake to have enacted it.Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansState governmentsReligious issuesMunicipal governmentsLegislationState legislatureReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesLegislatureLocal governmentsIndianaIndianapolisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/549d37f67527432d9ea622db55d4d7a4Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:56:10 GMTSouth Carolina earns 1st Final Four berth, beats FSU 80-74http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6d408544d34461199861e2de935f6b6GREENSBORO, 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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6d408544d34461199861e2de935f6b6Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:55:34 GMTDestiny's Child reunites at Stellar Gospel Awardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea3359d35aa04a73bb032f11f476c4e8LAS VEGAS (AP) — A reunited Destiny's Child took the stage at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards on Saturday as singer Erica Campbell took home six awards, including the night's top honor.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea3359d35aa04a73bb032f11f476c4e8Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:21:16 GMTOfficials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not othershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31186a41b25546588c1937fc7907ae83LAUSANNE, 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 Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31186a41b25546588c1937fc7907ae83Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:38:56 GMTOregon police kill cougar above popular hiking trailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e9eb065fb7a45bfb30c3cf60ca24148BEND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon police officer shot and killed a cougar after it was spotted just above a popular hiking trail.aGeneral newsMountain lionsPoliceVolcanoesOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleMammalsAnimalsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsEnvironment and natureOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e9eb065fb7a45bfb30c3cf60ca24148Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:17:53 GMTPolice ramp up rail-crossing citations after recent crasheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/018a844e115b4e7fb3ecad66b6c2b6b1VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — A series of crashes involving trains and passenger vehicles — including deadly collisions in New York and California last month — have prompted police to ramp up ticket enforcement at railroad crossings.By JIM FITZGERALDaGeneral newsTransportation safetyCourt citationsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessUnited StatesWhite PlainsNew YorkCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/018a844e115b4e7fb3ecad66b6c2b6b1Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:36:45 GMTObama golfs with big money, oil moguls in Floridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18cfa8c466ec49b8a1bff3faa2e04462PALM CITY, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama is teeing off in Florida with a trio of oil and private equity moguls.By JOSH LEDERMANaGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSportsFloridaHoustonUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18cfa8c466ec49b8a1bff3faa2e04462Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:13:59 GMT3 West African countries increase fight to end Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80f6c56040ac495d8e181a7599296e3eCONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The West African countries hit hardest by Ebola are ramping up efforts to eradicate the deadly disease using lockdowns, restrictions on burials and a warning to survivors about the potential dangers of unprotected sex.By BOUBACAR DIALLO AND JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEHiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthWest AfricaGuineaSierra LeoneLiberiaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80f6c56040ac495d8e181a7599296e3eSun, 29 Mar 2015 17:30:54 GMTMurray reaches 4th round at Miami Open by beating Giraldohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d41cfb1efd0c4526a84ecbcff3e16449KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Andy Murray advanced Sunday to the fourth round at the Miami Open by beating Santiago Giraldo 6-3, 6-4.By STEVEN WINEsSportsWomen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d41cfb1efd0c4526a84ecbcff3e16449Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:01:44 GMTSaban dismisses Taylor from team after arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91ee192a158d4e658d27864ee393edb9TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban has dismissed Jonathan Taylor from the team following the second domestic violence arrest of the defensive lineman's college career.sSportsCrimeSchool athleticsArrestsCollege footballViolent crimeGeneral newsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationLaw and orderCollege sportsFootballAlabamaTuscaloosaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91ee192a158d4e658d27864ee393edb9Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:07:05 GMTMontana ski area back in operation after Saturday evacuationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b54e7bb67634c898874d8bc4cb569daRED LODGE, Mont. (AP) — A southern Montana ski area resumed normal operations Sunday and weather conditions improved, allowing firefighters to attack wildfires that ignited the previous day in the state and northern Wyoming.aGeneral newsEvacuationsAccidents and disastersFiresNatural disastersWeatherMountainsEnvironment and natureMontanaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b54e7bb67634c898874d8bc4cb569daSun, 29 Mar 2015 17:52:01 GMTFrench conservatives win key local voting, gov't left loseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bcfc66fdaae4e87a5d71c4dfc407b87PARIS (AP) — Former President Nicolas Sarkozy blasted the "lies, denial and impotence" of France's governing Socialists after estimates showed his conservative party and their allies chalked up wins across France in Sunday's local elections that saw the left lose half of its councils. The far-right National Front edged forward in its bid to create an army of grassroots support.By SYLVIE CORBET and ELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsVotingLocal electionsNational electionsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bcfc66fdaae4e87a5d71c4dfc407b87Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:30:49 GMTJimenez sharp as Orioles' split squad beats Blue Jays 4-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b3851071dc64f2399b361cc58f15486DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Ubaldo Jimenez allowed one run in six innings Sunday, helping a Baltimore Orioles' split squad beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2.By JEFF ODOMsSportsMLB Spring TrainingEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsFloridaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b3851071dc64f2399b361cc58f15486Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:57:11 GMTWWII heroes to give congressional gold medal to Ohio museumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/968f97d05f444e1098ec143d257e88abCINCINNATI (AP) — More than seven decades after an audacious bombing run by the "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" rallied their own nation while stunning another, the World War II heroes are still adding to their legacy.By DAN SEWELLaGeneral newsMuseumsWorld War IIRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelEventsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesOhioJapanNashvilleTennesseeNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/968f97d05f444e1098ec143d257e88abSun, 29 Mar 2015 20:01:08 GMTHometown pastor says community stands by co-pilot, familyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07aa18d52d7e40d8a196769b063ee84aMONTABAUR, 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 EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07aa18d52d7e40d8a196769b063ee84aSun, 29 Mar 2015 18:19:03 GMTOfficial: Debris from NYC blast going to secure locationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4428047e3a8e466a84cef07f2a30df50NEW YORK (AP) — Some debris from an explosion and fire in Manhattan's East Village was being taken to a secure site where it will be examined again for any human remains, an official with knowledge of the operation told The Associated Press on Sunday.By MEGHAN BARRaGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4428047e3a8e466a84cef07f2a30df50Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:04:57 GMTNBC News' boss faces challenge fixing MSNBChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61aec1e4b2834de4a02d7e9e8897c931NEW YORK (AP) — As he returns to run the NBC News Group, Andy Lack faces one of the same puzzles he tried to solve a decade and a half ago: how to make MSNBC work.By DAVID BAUDERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsLiberalismGovernment and politicsNews mediaMediaTelevisionNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61aec1e4b2834de4a02d7e9e8897c931Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:38:41 GMTMining for tourists? A dubious economic savior in Appalachiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/630e8a95d61d4fcb97f4ad4a5fed820bSECO, Ky. (AP) — Mines built this company town. Could vines — the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above — help to draw visitors here?By JONATHAN DREW and ALLEN G. BREEDaBusinessGeneral newsTravelLeisure travelLabor economyEconomyMountainsMuseumsWineriesLifestyleAccommodationsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesMaterials industryEco-friendly practicesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAgricultureRecreation and leisureLeading economic indicatorsBeveragesFood and drinkKentuckyPennsylvaniaWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/630e8a95d61d4fcb97f4ad4a5fed820bSun, 29 Mar 2015 16:17:00 GMT2 dead after small plane crashes near Pennsylvania airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1d9ee2ef5c04c499f47ac4318ce5080WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane crash near a southeastern Pennsylvania airport has left two people dead.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationWest ChesterPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1d9ee2ef5c04c499f47ac4318ce5080Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:28:58 GMTHarper hits 1 of 7 homers as Nationals beat Marlins 11-7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d84f624b869e49b08cab044cd4004499VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper homered for the second straight day and Jose Lobaton hit a three-run drive run in the eighth, one of seven home runs on a windy afternoon as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 11-7 Sunday.By CARL KOTALAsSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d84f624b869e49b08cab044cd4004499Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:27:33 GMTJames Harden's 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards 99-91http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95c4d89bc12d4142b15d85ca65979a39WASHINGTON (AP) — One game after clinching a playoff berth, the Rockets delayed the Wizards' bid to secure their own spot, beating Washington 99-91 Sunday behind James Harden's 24 points.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthEventsProfessional basketballBasketballDistrict of ColumbiaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95c4d89bc12d4142b15d85ca65979a39Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:18:40 GMTTexas confirms split with Rick Barnes after 17 seasonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12fceacfa6f14d4ab1809610f3403db9AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas confirms that basketball coach Rick Barnes is out after 17 seasons with the Longhorns.By JIM VERTUNOsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballCollege sportsBasketballEventsMen's sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12fceacfa6f14d4ab1809610f3403db9Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:59:22 GMTNigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitcheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09911f88721045538a758e37b1f6c5abABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram fighters attacked poll stations in northeast Nigeria and a governor demanded elections be canceled in an oil-rich southern state Sunday as the count started for a presidential election too close to call.By MICHELLE FAUL and SHEHU SAULAWAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMunicipal governmentsWar and unrestRebellions and uprisingsProtests and demonstrationsLocal governmentsViolent crimeCrimeVotingElectionsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesNational electionsPolitical and civil unrestNigeriaAfricaWest Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09911f88721045538a758e37b1f6c5abSun, 29 Mar 2015 19:41:12 GMT