FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Apr 2015 23:18:36 -0700Judge: Fired Ohio State band director's lawsuit may proceed, Ohio (AP) — A band director fired by Ohio State University for allowing a "sexualized culture" within its celebrated marching band may move forward with his civil rights lawsuit against the school, a federal judge ruled Friday.aGeneral newsSportsHigher educationEducationNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial affairsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 02:59:16 GMTJack outpoints Dirrell for WBC super-middleweight title (AP) — Badou Jack outpointed Anthony Dirrell on Friday night at the UIC Pavilion to take the WBC super-middleweight title.sSportsBoxing, 25 Apr 2015 04:55:04 GMTGunmen kill activist in Pakistan after Baluchistan event, Pakistan (AP) — Police in Pakistan say gunmen have killed a prominent women's rights activist in the hours after she held a forum about the country's restive Baluchistan region.iGeneral newsWar and unrestPolitical activismPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsPakistanKarachiSouth AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 05:23:12 GMTPolice: Gray should've received medical care before ride (AP) — In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested — before he was put inside a police van.By AMANDA LEE MYERS and TOM FOREMAN Jr.aGeneral newsArrestsCrimeProtests and demonstrationsLaw enforcement agenciesLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:49:50 GMTEx-Guantanamo detainees in Uruguay protest at US Embassy, Uruguay (AP) — Four freed Guantanamo Bay detainees protested in front of the U.S. Embassy on Friday night, saying they were angry about being asked to leave a Uruguayan hotel that had been housing them and demanding Washington help them financially.By LEONARDO HABERKORN and PETER PRENGAMANiGeneral newsEmbassiesGovernment and politicsInternational relationsUruguayCubaUnited StatesMontevideoSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanNorth AmericaMiddle East, 25 Apr 2015 03:05:52 GMTJury convicts 3 of manslaughter Florida A&M hazing death, Fla. (AP) — Three years after a Florida A & M University drum major died after being hazed, the last defendants facing charges in his death were convicted of manslaughter and felony hazing in a case that shined a light on the violent ritual within the school's famed marching band.By MIKE SCHNEIDERaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsHazing ritualsCrimeLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceEducation issuesEducationOrlandoFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 06:11:29 GMTThis Date in Baseball — Cleveland's Addie Joss pitched a one-hitter in his major league debut. Joss allowed a scratch single to Jessie Burkett as the Indians beat the St. Louis Browns 3-0.By The Associated PresssBaseballDopingProfessional baseballRecord setting eventsMen's sportsCelebritySportsGeneral newsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballNew YorkIllinoisLos AngelesTexasNew York CitySan FranciscoCaliforniaMinnesotaOaklandPhiladelphiaColoradoCincinnatiBrooklynMichiganMissouriClevelandPennsylvaniaSt. LouisWisconsinKansasMassachusettsPittsburghKansas CityHoustonMontrealSeattleTorontoKansas CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhioQuebecCanadaWashingtonOntario, 25 Apr 2015 04:00:29 GMTGreinke shuts down Padres to help Dodgers to 3-0 victory DIEGO (AP) — Zack Greinke extended his mastery of NL West opponents by holding the San Diego Padres to four hits in seven innings, and Carl Crawford homered to help the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-0 victory Friday night.By BERNIE WILSONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 05:30:16 GMTFlight runs into pressurization issues, passengers evaluated (AP) — Officials say a Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Las Vegas to Milwaukee was diverted to Denver Friday night after reporting "pressurization issues."aGeneral newsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 05:44:15 GMT2 missing sisters found in Michigan after nearly 2 weeks POINT, Mich. (AP) — Two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska missing for nearly two weeks in Michigan survived on Girl Scout cookies while stuck in their snow-crippled SUV until state police discovered them Friday near Lake Superior in a remote part of the Upper Peninsula.aGeneral newsMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 04:23:03 GMTAP Sportlight — Jack McCarthy of the Cubs became the only outfielder in major league history to throw out three runners at the plate, each of whom became the second out of a double play. The victims were the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 2-1 loss.By The Associated PresssWomen's boxingWomen's skatingDopingWomen's sportsWomen's golfNBA PlayoffsWomen's beach volleyballWomen's tennisMen's sportsMen's skatingMen's boxingStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's golfBoxingMen's beach volleyballMen's tennisBeach volleyballGolfCoachingSwimmingRecord setting eventsCoach retirementCollege footballBaseballSkatingNBA FinalsProfessional baseballSports governanceKentucky DerbyNFL DraftMen's soccerCrimeTennisSportsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballEventsVolleyball gamesAquaticsWomen's aquaticsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's aquaticsGeneral newsCollege sportsFootballProfessional footballSoccerThoroughbred racingHorse racingMen's college basketballCollege basketballNew YorkUnited StatesCanadaLos AngelesMiamiSan FranciscoNew York CityIllinoisPhiladelphiaMassachusettsMichiganJapanCharlotteBuffaloDetroitWisconsinPennsylvaniaTampaDallasSeattleHoustonPittsburghMontrealSan AntonioMinneapolisWashingtonTorontoMinnesotaEast AsiaBaltimoreSalemColoradoEdmontonNorth AmericaCaliforniaFloridaAsiaNorth CarolinaTexasQuebecOntarioMarylandOregonAlberta, 25 Apr 2015 04:00:28 GMTThousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle, Turkey (AP) — As dawn broke, families of soldiers, leaders and visitors gathered near former battlefields, honoring thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who fought in the Gallipoli campaign of World War I on the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated British-led invasion.By DESMOND BUTLERiGeneral newsWorld War IGovernment and politicsEventsUnited KingdomTurkeyAustraliaNew ZealandAnkaraWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle EastOceania, 25 Apr 2015 05:51:30 GMTSenators beat Canadiens 5-1 to force Game 6 (AP) — Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson brushed off a stick battle with Montreal forward Brandon Prust as easily as turned back the Canadiens on Friday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyOttawaMontrealOntarioCanadaNorth AmericaQuebec, 25 Apr 2015 03:25:35 GMTThousands march on 2nd day of S. Korea labor protests, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Koreans marched in Seoul for the second straight day Saturday to protest government labor policies and handling of a ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people a year ago.By KIM TONG-HYUNGiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsLabor issuesGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 06:19:48 GMTTeixeira, Pineda help Yanks end Mets' 11-game win streak YORK (AP) — On a night that felt more like October than late April, Michael Pineda gave the Yankees an impressive performance in a matchup all of New York could get behind in the World Series.By HOWIE RUMBERGsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityNew YorkBronxUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:07:32 GMTLas Vegas bullish on Mayweather-Pacquiao megafight VEGAS (AP) — Interested in coming to Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling? It's gonna cost you.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLfBusinessSportsBars and clubsBoxingMen's boxingAccommodationsTravelLifestyleRecreation and leisureMen's sportsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 04:35:55 GMTToday in History is Saturday, April 25, the 115th day of 2015. There are 250 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaUnited StatesGermanyNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Apr 2015 04:00:06 GMTLeonard leads Spurs to 100-73 win over Spurs and 2-1 lead ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has a passion for playing defense, but the San Antonio Spurs forward does not want to be regarded a one-dimensional player.By RAUL DOMINGUEZsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsTexasSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 05:27:49 GMTMartinez pitches Cardinals past Brewers 3-0 (AP) — Carlos Martinez struck out eight in seven innings, Jason Heyward and Jhonny Peralta homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0 Friday night.By RICH ROVITOsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:15:30 GMTRangers advance on Hagelin's OT goal, 2-1 YORK (AP) — Teammate J.T. Miller looked at Carl Hagelin and shook his head in admiration.By BARRY WILNERsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:14:46 GMTCubs score 4 times in 11th for 7-3 win over Reds (AP) — Jonathan Herrera singled home the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, and David Ross followed with a bases-loaded double that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.By JOE KAYsSportsBaseballSports transactionsSports businessProfessional baseballMen's sportsCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:08:00 GMTYnoa, Butler send Rockies to 6-4 win over Giants (AP) — Pinch-hitter Rafael Ynoa snapped a sixth-inning tie with an RBI double, Eddie Butler was backed by stellar defense over six shaky innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Friday night.By PAT GRAHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:59:56 GMTPakistani human rights activist fatally shot in Karachi, Pakistan (AP) — Police say gunmen have killed a prominent Pakistani women's rights activist in the southern city of Karachi.iGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical activismSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsKarachiPakistanSouth AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 05:00:20 GMTHarden, Howard lead Rockets to 130-128 win, 3-0 lead on Mavs (AP) — James Harden deferred to Dwight Howard and his role players when Houston swept two games at home to open a first-round series against Dallas.By SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsDallasHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:29:35 GMTAstros edge A's in 11th, 5-4, Calif. (AP) — Robbie Grossman singled in two runs in the 11th inning, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Friday night to match their best start in eight years.By MICHAEL WAGAMANsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsOaklandHoustonCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 25 Apr 2015 06:01:43 GMTPierce, Wall get Wiz past Raptors 106-99 for 3-0 series lead (AP) — After hitting a 3-pointer to double the Washington Wizards' lead with 16.3 seconds left, Paul Pierce turned to the stands with arms aloft, nodded and yelled, "That's why I'm here!"By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsDistrict of ColumbiaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 25 Apr 2015 04:32:33 GMTStarbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores to reopen Saturday (AP) — A computer outage affecting thousands of Starbucks stores that forced the chain to give away free drinks Friday before closing many stores early was resolved after several hours.By CHRIS GRYGIELaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCanadaSeattlePhoenixUnited StatesWashingtonNorth AmericaArizona, 25 Apr 2015 06:23:21 GMTInsurgent mortar attack kills 5 civilians in Afghanistan, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan provincial official says that at least five members of a family have been killed after an insurgent mortar struck their house in the country's east.iGeneral newsWar and unrestAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 06:27:43 GMT2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma reserve deputy, Okla. (AP) — Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect, according to a report released by lawyers for the dead man's family.By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesViolent crimeGovernment and politicsOklahomaTulsaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 06:14:31 GMTChinese feminist: Long hours of interrogations after release (AP) — One of five leading Chinese feminist advocates said she went through lengthy and verbally abusive interrogations after she was conditionally released in a case that has attracted international attention.iGeneral newsPolitical activismPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 05:02:24 GMTFreese's homer in 7th helps Richards, Angels top Rangers 3-2, Calif. (AP) — David Freese hit a go-ahead homer, Garrett Richards pitched seven effective innings for his first win since injuring his knee last year, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 Friday night.By JOE RESNICKsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSports businessAthlete healthTexasCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 05:56:02 GMTPolice arrest man over drone landing at Japan PM office (AP) — Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low level radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear energy policy, officials said Saturday.By MARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsDrone surveillance and warfareArrestsDrone aircraftGovernment and politicsNational governmentsGovernment policyMilitary and defenseLaw and orderCrimeJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 05:43:57 GMTTruckers could stay off job at nation's busiest port complex ANGELES (AP) — Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Southern California could stay off the job next week as part of a long-running labor dispute, union officials said Friday.aBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLos AngelesLong BeachCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 04:43:34 GMTWild beat Blues 4-1, take 3-2 series lead LOUIS (AP) — Devan Dubnyk had a strong bounce-back effort in goal and the Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Friday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference first-round series.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 04:30:53 GMTMilitary vets plan to summit peak in Memorial Day tribute, Alaska (AP) — Four military veterans are aiming to summit North America's tallest mountain on Memorial Day, armed with the names of hundreds of Americans who have died while serving their country.By RACHEL D'OROaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesVeteransHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsAlaskaAnchorageNorth AmericaColoradoUnited States, 25 Apr 2015 06:02:32 GMTWall, Pierce get Wiz past Raptors 106-99 for 3-0 series lead (AP) — John Wall drew choruses of "M-V-P!" from the crowd by producing 19 points and 15 assists, 37-year-old Paul Pierce hit two key late 3-pointers, and the Washington Wizards closed in on a first-round playoff sweep by beating the Toronto Raptors 106-99 on Friday night.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsDistrict of ColumbiaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 25 Apr 2015 03:12:47 GMTPalestinian police now in Jerusalem suburbs after Israel ban DIS, West Bank (AP) — After years of Israeli objections, armed Palestinian police in dark blue uniforms have taken up positions in this lawless West Bank suburb of Jerusalem, highlighting the shared interests of Israel and the Palestinian self-rule government on day-to-day issues even when political tensions run high.By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEHiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesDrug-related crimeFugitivesMunicipal governmentsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsCrimeLaw and orderLocal governmentsDiplomacyInternational relationsPalestinian territoriesWest BankJerusalemIsraelMiddle East, 25 Apr 2015 06:26:09 GMTWild beat Blues 4-1 behind Dubnyk, take 3-2 series lead LOUIS (AP) — Devan Dubnyk forgot all about that six-goal embarrassment.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 05:21:03 GMT3 crew members injured in pit road fire at Richmond, Va. (AP) — NASCAR says three pit road crew members were taken to a hospital after a fire broke out on pit road Friday night during the Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway.By The Associated PresssSportsAutomobile racingNASCARFiresAccidents and disastersGeneral newsRichmondVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 03:03:11 GMTHolt's 8th-inning HR lifts Red Sox past skidding Orioles 7-5 (AP) — Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Darren O'Day in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat Baltimore 7-5 Friday night to extend the Orioles' losing streak to five games.By DAVID GINSBURGsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 02:59:02 GMTStarbucks: Computer outage disrupts sales in US, Canada (AP) — A computer outage affecting registers forced Starbucks to give away free drinks Friday before closing stores early.By CHRIS GRYGIELaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesInformation technologyCanadaSeattlePhoenixUnited StatesWashingtonNorth AmericaArizona, 25 Apr 2015 04:30:43 GMTNew video raises questions in 2013 Florida police shooting PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida deputy's shooting of an unarmed black man nearly two years ago was under renewed scrutiny Friday following the emergence of a video.By MATT SEDENSKYaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceProtests and demonstrationsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestFloridaWest Palm BeachUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 05:34:38 GMTHernandez dominant, Cruz goes deep as M's beat Twins 2-0 (AP) — Felix Hernandez tossed a five-hitter for his first complete game victory since August 2012, and Nelson Cruz gave him all the offense he needed with his major league leading ninth home run as the Seattle Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Friday night.By TIM BOOTHsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSeattleMinnesotaWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 04:22:27 GMTIsraeli police: Palestinian shot dead after stabbing attempt (AP) — Israeli police say its officers have shot dead a knife-wielding Palestinian teen who tried to stab them in east Jerusalem.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePalestinian territoriesIsraelJerusalemMiddle East, 25 Apr 2015 06:06:36 GMTStarbucks: Computer outage resolved and the thousands of affected stores to reopen Saturday (AP) — Starbucks: Computer outage resolved and the thousands of affected stores to reopen Saturday .aBusinessGeneral newsWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 05:04:10 GMTGerrit Cole pitches Pirates to 4-1 win over Diamondbacks (AP) — Gerrit Cole pitched into the eighth inning for his third win this season, and Josh Harrison and Neil Walker each drove in two runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Friday night.By JOSE M. ROMEROsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 04:47:32 GMTBruce Jenner: My brain is more female than male YORK (AP) — Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner told the world that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman" in an extraordinary television interview aired Friday about gender confusion he first felt as a youngster trying on his mother's and sister's dresses.By DAVID BAUDERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLifestyleSportsTelevision programsParentingEntertainmentRelationshipsGender issuesSocial issuesSocial affairs, 25 Apr 2015 04:02:48 GMTStrong earthquake felt in Nepal's capital, some damage reported, Nepal (AP) — Strong earthquake felt in Nepal's capital, some damage reported.iGeneral newsNatural disastersProperty damageAccidents and disastersNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 25 Apr 2015 06:28:09 GMTProtesters plan to 'shut down' Baltimore as questions remain (AP) — Protesters who've been holding near-daily demonstrations this week over the death of Freddie Gray are promising their biggest march yet a day after the Baltimore Police Department acknowledged that it failed to get him the medical attention he needed after his arrest.By AMANDA LEE MYERS and TOM FOREMAN Jr.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 06:17:17 GMTRoyals-White Sox suspended by rain after 8 innings (AP) — No fighting in this one. Just a lot of rain.By PATRICK ROSEsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Apr 2015 04:21:10 GMT