FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:19:32 -0700New York fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/982022aca00a45e2ba983380a87cc264NEW YORK (AP) — An apartment building collapsed in a fiery burst of rubble and flames spread to nearby buildings in what officials said appeared to be a gas-related explosion, injuring at least a dozen people and scattering debris across surrounding streets in the heart of Manhattan's trendy East Village.By JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsFiresExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/982022aca00a45e2ba983380a87cc264Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:19:15 GMTSettlement reached in lawsuit filed by Ferguson protestershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0295c2d68c0409a86cb4da255807e19ST. LOUIS (AP) — Three Missouri police agencies will restrict their use of tear gas and other chemical agents on crowds as part of a lawsuit settlement with six Ferguson protesters, according to court documents released Thursday.By JIM SALTER and JIM SUHRaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriLegal proceedingsProtests and demonstrationsPoliceLaw and orderEventsPolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0295c2d68c0409a86cb4da255807e19Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:38:16 GMTHamels 5 scoreless innings as Phils lose to Blue Jays 4-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93078dedec99459ea5039dd55053a9daDUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Cole Hamels allowed two hits in five scoreless innings during the Philadelphia Phillies' 4-1 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday.By JEFF ODOMsSportsMLB Spring TrainingAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsAthlete healthFloridaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93078dedec99459ea5039dd55053a9daThu, 26 Mar 2015 22:09:32 GMTGrateful Oklahomans salvage belongings after killer stormhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b43e329096d8427bbf37ca808070bfd0SAND SPRINGS, Okla. (AP) — Oklahomans salvaged soggy belongings Thursday after the Plains' first tornado outbreak of 2015, expressing gratitude that casualties were low but understanding that nature's next punch could be far worse.By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsTornadoesNatural disastersStormsWeatherAccidents and disastersOklahomaOklahoma CityUnited StatesTulsaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b43e329096d8427bbf37ca808070bfd0Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:46:41 GMTUS stocks fall for a 4th straight day; price of oil surgeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91104710ba6d457f84c46d31c811ccd4NEW YORK (AP) — A see-saw day for U.S. stocks ended with slight losses on Thursday, giving the market its fourth drop in a row.By KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsEnergy industryIndustriesLeading economic indicatorsEconomyCommodity marketsUnited StatesMiddle EastYemenNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91104710ba6d457f84c46d31c811ccd4Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:48:18 GMTDel Potro loses 1st-round match at Miami Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9e70d77fd864ef4ad161b4ac97d2ecaKEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Juan Martin del Potro's latest comeback from an injury is off to a slow start.By STEVEN WINEsSportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9e70d77fd864ef4ad161b4ac97d2ecaThu, 26 Mar 2015 20:55:30 GMTVice to start daily newscast on HBOhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/819889f07b844f1e83f59797f7d7c649NEW YORK (AP) — HBO and Vice Media announced an expansion of their partnership on Thursday, including the launch of a daily Vice newscast on the pay cable outlet.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/819889f07b844f1e83f59797f7d7c649Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:48:44 GMTNY mayor: Preliminary evidence says gas-related blast to blame for fire, building collapsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5bc52bde5b848efbca7f1e4681f0969NEW YORK (AP) — NY mayor: Preliminary evidence says gas-related blast to blame for fire, building collapse.aGeneral newsFiresMunicipal governmentsAccidentsAccidents and disastersExplosionsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5bc52bde5b848efbca7f1e4681f0969Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:42:23 GMTLululemon and Red Hat are big market movershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd718c6b41ed4dbdba4c35305af60273NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:fIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and serviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd718c6b41ed4dbdba4c35305af60273Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:58:01 GMTMan retraces Daniel Boone's nearly 240-mile trek to Kentuckyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/989d6bf32df74c6fbcdce45c49df4707FORT BOONESBOROUGH, Ky. (AP) — Inspired by his own family's pioneering roots in the Kentucky wilderness, Curtis Penix walked nearly 240 miles through arduous Appalachian terrain, to follow in the footsteps of frontiersman Daniel Boone.By BRUCE SCHREINERaGeneral newsKentuckyVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/989d6bf32df74c6fbcdce45c49df4707Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:48:35 GMTLatest on NY fire, building collapse: Inspectors were therehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b59cf3f955fb477ea963427d308d60566 P.M.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsFiresExplosionsAccidents and disastersMunicipal governmentsEvacuationsAccidentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b59cf3f955fb477ea963427d308d6056Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:02:51 GMTEx-NFL star Sharper to appear twice in New Orleans courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bda452e58244b95b0b6d4ee229af813NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An April 7 court date has been set in a Louisiana state court for Darren Sharper, the former NFL star who has entered pleas in four states where he is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting women.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCelebrityCrimeProfessional footballCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsState governmentsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFootballSportsNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bda452e58244b95b0b6d4ee229af813Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:04:11 GMTNew York City fire, building collapse injure several peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a50182e418643a28bd0c2e55f9b2ea5NEW YORK (AP) — An apartment building collapsed in a fiery burst of rubble, and flames spread to two nearby buildings, injuring at least a dozen people and scattering debris across surrounding streets in the heart of Manhattan's trendy East Village.By JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsFiresExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a50182e418643a28bd0c2e55f9b2ea5Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:45:54 GMTBergdhal charges stoke fresh criticism of prisoner swaphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9963a4d4fbcf42ec9840cf749f36544eWASHINGTON (AP) — The tough military charges against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl have revived the questions and controversy surrounding President Barack Obama's decision to swap five Taliban detainees to secure his release, as well as the wisdom of the White House fanfare that followed.By JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsPrisoner exchangeCrimeLegislatureWar and unrestGeneral newsUnited StatesCubaQatarAfghanistanDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanMiddle EastCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9963a4d4fbcf42ec9840cf749f36544eThu, 26 Mar 2015 20:53:11 GMT$1 billion water spending plan heads to California governorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b62ea9b64104470c98a659378fb4e506SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A plan to pump $1 billion of water spending into drought-stricken California cleared the Legislature on Thursday and was sent to Gov. Jerry Brown, who is expected to sign the legislation.By FENIT NIRAPPILaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsScienceSmall businessEmergency managementState governmentsWeatherLegislationLegislatureNatural disastersAccidents and disastersCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b62ea9b64104470c98a659378fb4e506Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:06:33 GMTCabrera, Martinez and Cespedes homer for Tigers in winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ada3b89ba29a4529b4f8671f75495e8aLAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes each homered for the Detroit Tigers in 6-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsLakelandFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ada3b89ba29a4529b4f8671f75495e8aThu, 26 Mar 2015 20:53:11 GMTDiet sodas fall in US; Pepsi takes back No. 2 spothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86d50431ec314bb39d35cce2ab5b9f48NEW YORK (AP) — Americans bought less soda for the tenth straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday.aBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86d50431ec314bb39d35cce2ab5b9f48Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:57:28 GMTAnswers to common questions about HIV, needles and drug usehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c599bf7896740bca10910e5eed31c99Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has authorized a short-term needle-exchange program and other steps to help contain the spread of HIV among intravenous drug users in one county. Some answers to common questions about needles, drug abuse and the virus that causes AIDS:By CARLA K. JOHNSONaGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksPublic healthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c599bf7896740bca10910e5eed31c99Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:17:35 GMTJury shown graphic autopsy photos of Boston bombing victimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3df2e794b884bc9b8ed355fff585634BOSTON (AP) — A medical examiner testifying Thursday in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnev described in graphic detail the devastating injuries that ravaged the body of a 29-year-old woman and caused her to bleed to death on the pavement.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsSportsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsBombingsCrimeEventsLaw and orderBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3df2e794b884bc9b8ed355fff585634Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:19:02 GMTSchwarzenegger's back for high-octane 'Terminator: Genisys'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c41e0d193474503a29efc5f8f3c65bcLOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a rare case when a film's most iconic line practically preordains its franchise. As promised, The Terminator, and the man who originated the steely machine — Arnold Schwarzenegger — are back for another go-around in "Terminator: Genisys."By LINDSEY BAHRaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c41e0d193474503a29efc5f8f3c65bcThu, 26 Mar 2015 20:55:37 GMTMexico double-transplant patient files 3rd visa applicationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9062e2ba0c6441aaaed16d7b744e8a66MEXICO CITY (AP) — A young Mexican man who is urgently trying to travel to the Mayo Clinic for a double-organ transplant filed a third U.S. visa application Thursday after being turned down twice.iGeneral newsPassports and visasHealthTravelLifestyleMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9062e2ba0c6441aaaed16d7b744e8a66Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:05:14 GMTLatest on NY fire, building collapse: Gas-related blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7f0b76609f54c7bb99c35a61dadb0065:40 P.M.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsFiresExplosionsAccidents and disastersEvacuationsMunicipal governmentsAccidentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7f0b76609f54c7bb99c35a61dadb006Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:43:31 GMTCapitol Hill Buzz: Senators vote on amendments, score pointshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fbce96e994f4a7ea9d5a73655c4c2c2WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is a place where hidebound tradition mixes with raw politics, sometimes with a touch of the absurd. Then there's the "vote-a-rama."By ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politics2012 United States Presidential ElectionUnited States Presidential ElectionElectionsLegislature2016 United States Presidential ElectionSenate electionsCampaignsNational electionsEventsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fbce96e994f4a7ea9d5a73655c4c2c2Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:07:27 GMTWoman accused of kidnap plot claimed to be business coachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adf8da11c4de4ce49a9288b6584e9e63LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A woman who is accused of masterminding a scheme to kidnap two babies and pass them off as her own after she told her married boyfriend she'd given birth to his twins has worked as a self-styled business mogul with hundreds of podcasts, websites and a book to her name, records searches revealed Thursday.By GILLIAN FLACCUS and TAMI ABDOLLAHaBusinessGeneral newsKidnappingViolent crimeCrimeArrestsLaw and orderLong BeachCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adf8da11c4de4ce49a9288b6584e9e63Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:47:45 GMTWith 'Downton Abbey's coming demise, here are 5 past deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9da42430829c4b81a1a88ef393b31c5cNEW YORK (AP) — While announcing on Thursday that next season's "Downton Abbey" will be its last, executive producer Gareth Neame declined to say who among the Crawley clan and staff will survive until the series' final fade-out.By FRAZIER MOOREeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9da42430829c4b81a1a88ef393b31c5cThu, 26 Mar 2015 21:13:06 GMTSheriff: Young brothers cooking before shooting kills 2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8696f9d8775a411cad185a8ef1b87578HUDSON, Fla. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was cooking with his older brother when an argument erupted, and the boy shot his 6-year-old brother to death, wounded his older brother in the leg and killed himself, a sheriff said Thursday.By JONATHAN MILTONaGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationViolent crimeCrimeEducationSocial affairsFloridaTampaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8696f9d8775a411cad185a8ef1b87578Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:06:08 GMTSaudi ambassador: Iran is advising Yemen rebelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa564b78fd384d0889067c9bccbfb3c2WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States says Iran has been playing a key role in backing the Houthi (HOO'-thee) advance in Yemen.By KEN DILANIANwGovernment and politicsInternational relationsSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastYemenIranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa564b78fd384d0889067c9bccbfb3c2Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:58:34 GMTWatchdog report faults DEA handling of sex party allegationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77dda92ef813435fa9cc76204f5589b5WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog on Thursday faulted the Drug Enforcement Administration over allegations that agents attended sex parties with prostitutes on government-leased property while stationed overseas.By ERIC TUCKERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesSex in societyLegislatureSocial issuesSocial affairsPoliceColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77dda92ef813435fa9cc76204f5589b5Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:02:19 GMTFiancee of Aaron Hernandez to be called to testify Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a79a7782aa114517806c10ec7c04a59aFALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will be called to testify in his murder trial Friday.By MICHELLE R. SMITHaGeneral newsSportsCrimeViolent crimeCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballFall RiverMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a79a7782aa114517806c10ec7c04a59aThu, 26 Mar 2015 21:00:34 GMTMeerkat vs. Periscope: Live-streaming app battle & buzzhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7478f23ce7654f08aca4f219f57c6d67NEW YORK (AP) — Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting all sorts of mundane stuff: waiting for AT&T to fix their wiring, getting out of bed in Silicon Valley, looking outside their office window in Chicago.By BARBARA ORTUTAYhtBusinessSmall businessTechnologySocial mediaOnline mediaMediaInternet technologyComputing and information technologyEntertainment and media technologyMedia and entertainment industryIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7478f23ce7654f08aca4f219f57c6d67Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:08:26 GMTYahoo says it will buy back $2 billion in stockhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b89748e098044139b43b5c5095296b74NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo says it will buy back $2 billion in company stock as it prepares to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba.htBusinessTechnologyCorporate stockCorporate newsOwnership changeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b89748e098044139b43b5c5095296b74Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:04:50 GMTRole of pot candy probed in apparent suicide in Coloradohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a81e4727941443b3a59a31b2ddaf8af7BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — Authorities in Colorado are investigating whether marijuana candy played a role in the suspected suicide of a 22-year-old Oklahoma man.aGeneral newsSuicidesCriminal investigationsLaw and orderCrimeColoradoOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a81e4727941443b3a59a31b2ddaf8af7Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:13:10 GMTUK prime minister, opposition leader in live TV interviewshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c428339092964466ac6801df3c06ed61LONDON (AP) — It's not a debate, but live televised interviews of Prime Minister David Cameron and opposition leader Ed Miliband are being billed as a campaign kickoff less than two months before Britain's general election.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGeneral electionsElectionsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c428339092964466ac6801df3c06ed61Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:23:15 GMTTop 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac8a11e61b15443ead42706934ec7ccaThe Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.By The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentTravelLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac8a11e61b15443ead42706934ec7ccaThu, 26 Mar 2015 21:04:10 GMTCo-pilot deliberately slams plane in Alps; families ask whyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc852a1728c4418d850eff25dd69c0c1PARIS (AP) — Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an Alpine mountainside.By ANGELA CHARLTON and DAVID McHUGHiBusinessGeneral newsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashAccidentsSuicidesMountainsAccidents and disastersTransportationEventsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesEnvironment and natureMarseilleGermanyFranceCologneSan FranciscoWestern EuropeEuropeCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc852a1728c4418d850eff25dd69c0c1Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:51:23 GMTFACT CHECK: Myths in the political roar over Common Corehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba06ef642bb34e0d8cdc692ac202f91dATLANTA (AP) — In the political uproar over Common Core, various myths are peddled as fact.By BILL BARROW and KIMBERLY HEFLINGfBusinessLifestyleGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionParentingEventsRelationshipsPrimary and secondary educationEducation policySchool curriculaNational governmentsPolitical partiesEducationSocial affairsGovernment policySchool administrationPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesWisconsinLouisianaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba06ef642bb34e0d8cdc692ac202f91dThu, 26 Mar 2015 21:24:18 GMTPolice: Monkey attacks maintenance worker in hospital lothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d53b5bd373e24ebbb498422ad0df5213CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are looking for a monkey that they say attacked a maintenance worker in a hospital parking lot.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersPrimatesMammalsAnimalsCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d53b5bd373e24ebbb498422ad0df5213Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:03:12 GMTRain helps Cards' Wainwright clean up tough outing vs Miamihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb90838f493a467d912b0c804d806accJUPITER, Fla. (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright gave up four runs, including a solo homer by Giancarlo Stanton, in 3 2-3 innings Thursday before a rain delay ended his outing in a 5-3 loss to the Miami Marlins.By CHUCK KINGsSportsMLB Spring TrainingEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsFloridaMiamiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb90838f493a467d912b0c804d806accThu, 26 Mar 2015 22:01:54 GMTDisbelief, shock worldwide at co-pilot's role in Alps crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4c54bd414144d479a8b6e90bd0146b4Incredulity, shock, disbelief and horror.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsAccidentsGermanwings Flight 9525 crashMountainsAccidents and disastersTransportationEventsEnvironment and natureGermanyFranceHelsinkiBarcelonaWestern EuropeEuropeFinlandSpainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4c54bd414144d479a8b6e90bd0146b4Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:36:01 GMTOil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed nowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1d9029e61484ab38485f9fe5c805a21WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. should immediately begin a push to exploit its enormous trove of oil in the Arctic waters off of Alaska, or risk a renewed reliance on imported oil in the future, an Energy Department advisory council says in a study to be released Friday.By JONATHAN FAHEYwBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryEnergy and the environmentIndustriesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureArcticUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1d9029e61484ab38485f9fe5c805a21Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:03:42 GMTReport: Mix of cat litter, salts caused nuclear-dump mishaphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7763be742140469ab0245c4cadd12661ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Experts from national laboratories around the country have determined that an incompatible cocktail of nitrate salts and organic cat litter is to blame for a mishap that forced the closure of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository.aGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7763be742140469ab0245c4cadd12661Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:24:18 GMTReview: Eubanks, Jordan display special chemistry on new CDhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1ae8f345e57467281d784779fd18ab8Kevin Eubanks & Stanley Jordan, "Duets" (Mack Avenue)By CHARLES J. GANSeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentChemistrySciencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1ae8f345e57467281d784779fd18ab8Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:10:20 GMTFamily of man killed by Georgia police want investigationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cd7b839b520486aa0f875c4e4b1f419DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — The family of a man who police say drove a Maserati at officers before he was fatally shot announced Thursday that they are seeking an independent investigation of the incident.By JEFF MARTINaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsProfessional servicesIndustriesBusinessGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cd7b839b520486aa0f875c4e4b1f419Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:10:52 GMTCollege students make bracelets to help jailed journalistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa724b1cdedd4b48974b5e7dff8068e0COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — University of Maryland journalism students are raising money to launch a line of bracelets emblazoned with the names of journalists imprisoned around the world to raise money for the cause, and awareness of their plight.aGeneral newsNewspapersJournalistsNews mediaMediaMarylandMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa724b1cdedd4b48974b5e7dff8068e0Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:26:50 GMTObama praises payday lender rules, vows veto of limitationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f85962be49a44ecca6ae643a9a43fc86BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Embracing proposed new rules aimed at payday lenders, President Barack Obama on Thursday said working families need protections from heavy debt burdens and warned Republicans that he would veto attempts to unravel regulations that govern the financial industry.By NEDRA PICKLERaBusinessPersonal financeGovernment and politicsPersonal loansLegislationLegislatureIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsConsumer protection and advocacyConsumer affairsAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f85962be49a44ecca6ae643a9a43fc86Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:19:20 GMTGoogle's new CFO gets $70M for defecting from Morgan Stanleyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9c1eab082b94680b80f4938b3f8b5b6SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's new chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, is being paid more than $70 million for defecting from the same job at investment bank Morgan Stanley.htBusinessTechnologySalary and benefitsCareershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9c1eab082b94680b80f4938b3f8b5b6Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:17:10 GMTLatest on NYC fire, collapse: More than a dozen injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d300c90cbcfa4e9e87070eb5b8e2ab654:45 P.M.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersEvacuationsAccidentsManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d300c90cbcfa4e9e87070eb5b8e2ab65Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:53:48 GMTHow the Dow Jones industrial average fared Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc149d392da54688b91a0f50f9f98341U.S. stocks ended a see-saw day slightly lower Thursday, the fourth loss in a row. Edgy investors continue to monitor the conflict in Yemen and the rapid ascension of the U.S. dollar, which is causing some companies to pull back their profit expectations for the year.The Associated PressfBusinessStock marketsFinancial marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc149d392da54688b91a0f50f9f98341Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:54:15 GMTJury: Life sentence for grandmother in girl's running deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7ac8e450e934776acc0d9cbb5699441GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — A jury on Thursday recommended life without parole for an Alabama woman convicted of capital murder in her granddaughter's running death.By JAY REEVESaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeAlabamaGadsdenUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7ac8e450e934776acc0d9cbb5699441Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:40:02 GMTMonsanto fined for not reporting Idaho chemical releaseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab989e9a03d24f64b38c5b5f1e97a966BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Monsanto Co. has agreed to pay $600,000 in fines for not reporting hundreds of uncontrolled releases of toxic chemicals at its eastern Idaho phosphate plant.By KEITH RIDLERaBusinessGeneral newsProduction facilitiesAir qualityMaterials industryIndustriesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsIdahoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab989e9a03d24f64b38c5b5f1e97a966Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:14:52 GMT