FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 31 Jan 2015 03:45:20 -0800Family, diplomats say no new word on Islamic State hostageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed2d9d1d34a84b7aba931aba65a3d047AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The family of a Jordanian fighter pilot held by the Islamic State group said Saturday it has received no word on his fate since the militants threatened to kill him earlier this week.By KARIN LAUBiGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsAmmanJordanJapanMiddle EastEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed2d9d1d34a84b7aba931aba65a3d047Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:04:45 GMTFormer German president Richard von Weizsaecker dies at 94http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acde3ad678bb48f195dc12c407675d46BERLIN (AP) — Former German President Richard von Weizsaecker, who urged his country to confront the Nazi past, promoted reconciliation and denounced far-right violence during a 10-year tenure that spanned the reunification of west and east, has died. He was 94.By GEIR MOULSONiGeneral newsObituariesGovernment and politicsNazismGermanyNetherlandsWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acde3ad678bb48f195dc12c407675d46Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:13:01 GMTIraqi libraries ransacked by Islamic State group in Mosulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62581f4dcad54d758e89b52c535d18ceBAGHDAD (AP) — When Islamic State group militants invaded the Central Library of Mosul earlier this month, they were on a mission to destroy a familiar enemy: other people's ideas.By SINAN SALAHEDDIN and SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsLibrariesEducationSocial affairsIraqBaghdadSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62581f4dcad54d758e89b52c535d18ceSat, 31 Jan 2015 09:19:45 GMTLawmakers vote for new Italian president in test for Renzihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7f6669d4de847199b8ddcc3364362f8ROME (AP) — Italian lawmakers are voting again to elect the country's next president.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsItalyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b7f6669d4de847199b8ddcc3364362f8Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:29:40 GMTA Super Bowl weekend at a golf tournament without Tigerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fe827184b0042ff9d8c8a1e90ee2eceSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Three previous trips were enough for Tiger Woods to leave quite an impression at the Phoenix Open. The hole-in-one on the most raucous hole in golf. Fans moving a half-ton boulder. A kid tossing an orange onto the green when he was putting.By DOUG FERGUSONaGeneral newsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fe827184b0042ff9d8c8a1e90ee2eceSat, 31 Jan 2015 08:50:44 GMTNo. 6 Arizona shuts down Oregon State in 57-34 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6339d1abff9c46d19d3d3846ed845e37TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — T.J. McConnell jumped into passing lanes for steals and reached in to strip unsuspecting players of the ball.By JOHN MARSHALLsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsArizonaOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6339d1abff9c46d19d3d3846ed845e37Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:15:59 GMTAU threatens South Sudan warring factions with sanctionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98bcf9b1f1e24e72b0b2f94e6087dd0dADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The African Union Saturday joined regional and international organizations in threatening South Sudan's warring factions with sanctions.By ELIAS MESERETiGeneral newsWar and unrestForeign policyGovernment policyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsSouth SudanEthiopiaAddis AbabaNorth AfricaAfricaEast AfricaSudanMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98bcf9b1f1e24e72b0b2f94e6087dd0dSat, 31 Jan 2015 10:36:43 GMT1st time advertisers make a play with Super Bowl spotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6f5060eae2b4483a0d07ee0fa5bb97bNEW YORK (AP) — More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday.By MAE ANDERSONaBusinessGeneral newsNFL Super BowlFirst time eventsProfessional footballEventsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFootballSportsMedia and entertainment industryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6f5060eae2b4483a0d07ee0fa5bb97bSat, 31 Jan 2015 05:14:15 GMTJapan says efforts to free Islamic State hostage deadlockedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bc963aa90df436580afdd0010624378AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A top Japanese diplomat says efforts to free a captive journalist from the militant Islamic State group have reached a "state of deadlock."iGeneral newsHostage situationsJournalismNews mediaMediaAmmanJordanJapanMiddle EastEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bc963aa90df436580afdd0010624378Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:57:55 GMTSafiullin wins boys, Mihalikova wins Aussie Open girls titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee3a93df26db48f990a1530ae41c4a98MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roman Safiullin of Russia won the boys singles title and Slovakia's Tereza Mihalikova won the girls singles title at the Australian Open on Saturday.sSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisEventsAustraliaSlovakiaOceaniaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee3a93df26db48f990a1530ae41c4a98Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:21:29 GMT5 things to know before Obama rolls out his budget Mondayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52b1607ffe024f67a706f4464b2af09eWASHINGTON (AP) — A quick quiz:By CONNIE CASSwGovernment and politicsGovernment programsLegislatureGovernment pensions and social securityGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52b1607ffe024f67a706f4464b2af09eSat, 31 Jan 2015 08:30:00 GMTSnoop Dogg keeping focus on youth football before Super Bowlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bf1012c45524ae2baa62466a25fbac3PHOENIX (AP) — Super Bowl weekend isn't just about the championship game for Snoop Dogg — it's also a reminder that the next generation of NFL greats need to develop.By ANTHONY McCARTNEYeArts and entertainmentSportsMusicEntertainmentNFL Super BowlProfessional footballYouth sportsFootballYouth footballEventsPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bf1012c45524ae2baa62466a25fbac3Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:11:57 GMTSerena Williams beats Maria Sharapova to win 6th Australian Open, 19th Grand Slam titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6d6f0c49d2e4681aabb6143c7a9e613MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams beats Maria Sharapova to win 6th Australian Open, 19th Grand Slam title.iGeneral newsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsEventsTennisAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6d6f0c49d2e4681aabb6143c7a9e613Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:36:29 GMTSerena Williams wins 6th Australian, 19th major titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61a587ff8a504290ade2af2241f949aaMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals and extended her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova with a 6-3, 7-6 (5) win on Saturday night.By JOHN PYEiGeneral newsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsTennisEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61a587ff8a504290ade2af2241f949aaSat, 31 Jan 2015 11:26:27 GMTHayward, Utah Jazz upset Golden State Warriors 110-100http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/200b2ecc85b94e66a38211b9cbb55ed0SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Golden State Warriors stepped off the plane in Salt Lake City with a bad taste in their mouths from a two-point overtime loss against the Chicago Bulls earlier in the week. Things got even worse against the Jazz on Friday night.By KAREEM COPELANDsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/200b2ecc85b94e66a38211b9cbb55ed0Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:34:03 GMTWhat to watch at the Aussie Open Sunday: The Men's Finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86f8a6fd10b249dd9a1df38e3c72b4ffMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, contesting the Australian Open final on Sunday, are both members of the so-called "Big Four" of men's tennis, the group which has dominated Grand Slam titles for most of the past decade led by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.By DENNIS PASSAsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86f8a6fd10b249dd9a1df38e3c72b4ffSat, 31 Jan 2015 07:49:07 GMTAnger, mourning in Pakistan after mosque bombing kills 59http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6f2543d7c9c47ae81bde1cc531ccba9ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands of Shiites across Pakistan mourned and protested Saturday after a bombing at a Shiite mosque in the country killed at least 59 people.By ZARAR KHANiGeneral newsReligious strifeBombingsWar and unrestFunerals and memorial servicesProtests and demonstrationsMilitant groupsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesPolitical and civil unrestTerrorismPakistanSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6f2543d7c9c47ae81bde1cc531ccba9Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:44:58 GMTJapan self-censors images, words linked to hostage crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f75c52c3ab98467b92cb6e0a0e227cdbTOKYO (AP) — Images or mentions of knives, ransom or blood — or anything else that can be seen alluding to the hostage crisis involving two Japanese in Syria — have been omitted. Some anime and other entertainment programs are altering, canceling or postponing episodes violating those sensitivities — typical of the kind of self-restraint shown here to avoid controversy.By MARI YAMAGUCHIiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentHostage situationsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersAnimation and comicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsJapanEast AsiaAsiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f75c52c3ab98467b92cb6e0a0e227cdbSat, 31 Jan 2015 09:01:36 GMTWhat slowing economy? US consumers are in a mood to spendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21cc8b97ef2f4a4eb3edb51575ab4c2fWASHINGTON (AP) — There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness.By JOSH BOAKwBusinessGeneral newsConsumer spendingLabor economyEconomyGovernment payRecessions and depressionsLeading economic indicatorsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21cc8b97ef2f4a4eb3edb51575ab4c2fSat, 31 Jan 2015 05:05:53 GMTDueling narratives surround 'Suge' Knight in deadly run-inhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc79d8f2ba684d719ff638d8dddd5b11LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Marion "Suge" Knight sat jailed on suspicion of murder, dueling narratives cast him as attacker and victim in the hip-hop music mogul's latest and most serious run-in with the law.By TAMI ABDOLLAH and BRIAN MELLEYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCrimeViolent crimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc79d8f2ba684d719ff638d8dddd5b11Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:29:33 GMTCrash victim thanks donors whose blood saved his lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53540e04a3044cd68cbdf880fbc01165LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brandon Levine exchanged handshakes and hugs with nearly two dozen of his blood brothers and sisters, people he had never met but knew had saved his life.By JOHN ROGERSaGeneral newsHealthBlood donationAccidentsBiologyPublic healthAccidents and disastersTransportationSciencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53540e04a3044cd68cbdf880fbc01165Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:40:43 GMTPats backup QB Garoppolo helps defense prepare for Wilsonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f70bc5eed4b64ffa95c3623bb3d40c1dPHOENIX (AP) — A rookie who probably won't play in the Super Bowl could help the New England Patriots win it.By HOWARD ULMANsSportsNFL Super BowlProfessional footballEventsFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f70bc5eed4b64ffa95c3623bb3d40c1dSat, 31 Jan 2015 08:48:22 GMTAttorney wants mistrial declared in Vanderbilt rape casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/605e52d5366e46f3bcf26fc72a6614f1NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An attorney for one of the ex-Vanderbilt University football players convicted of raping an unconscious fellow student says he will ask that a mistrial be declared after learning that a jury member was a rape victim.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/605e52d5366e46f3bcf26fc72a6614f1Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:46:07 GMTQuotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/907d2b6cc4fe4c63bbd8dadc047d6d5a"I believe that one of our next generation of Republican leaders, one who may not be as well-known as I am today, one who has not yet taken their message across the country, one who is just getting started, may well emerge as being better able to defeat the Democrat nominee." — Mitt Romney, who ended his roller-coaster return to presidential politics.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsNFL footballProfessional footballFootballSportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/907d2b6cc4fe4c63bbd8dadc047d6d5aSat, 31 Jan 2015 08:05:26 GMTMitt Romney bows out of 2016 race after a 3-week test runhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11032b262902432bae6bb0b0e9d80d71WASHINGTON (AP) — He insists he could win, but Mitt Romney has stepped out of the 2016 presidential contest in favor of the "next generation of Republican leaders" following a three-week fact-finding effort that revealed significant resistance to a third campaign.By STEVE PEOPLESpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsCampaigns2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesElectionsNational electionsPolitical fundraisingPolitical organizationsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11032b262902432bae6bb0b0e9d80d71Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:22:36 GMTCanucks' Miller makes 20 saves in 5-2 win over Sabreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f00f031b3b53410c9d6d4ee32fcc5a95VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Miller made 20 saves in his first game against his former team, and the Vancouver Canucks sent the Buffalo Sabres to their 14th straight regulation loss — 5-2 on Friday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBritish ColumbiaCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f00f031b3b53410c9d6d4ee32fcc5a95Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:53:45 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/316d19c5fc664aa79efe712e138a9283WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/316d19c5fc664aa79efe712e138a9283Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:33:01 GMTAfter historic balloon journey, crew plans landing Saturdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62aa3c11306f49ba842e877571e7890cALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pilots from the U.S. and Russia have traveled farther and longer in a gas balloon than anyone in history, trying to eliminate any remaining debate over a century of records in long-distance ballooning.By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANaGeneral newsAlbuquerqueUnited StatesAtlantic OceanNew MexicoNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62aa3c11306f49ba842e877571e7890cSat, 31 Jan 2015 08:53:02 GMTAt a glance: Where the GOP contenders stand in the 2016 racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c01c7df52484a4c984eddef0cdff1cdWASHINGTON (AP) — Technically, no big-name Republican has formally declared his candidacy for president in 2016.By PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential Election2012 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical fundraisingCampaignsPolitical action committeesPolitical organizationsPolitical partiesLegislatureNational electionsElectionsDistrict of ColumbiaTexasSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c01c7df52484a4c984eddef0cdff1cdSat, 31 Jan 2015 08:24:46 GMTGermany's Merkel says she doesn't see another Greek debt cuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4752622fc6f4abd81891ddab7854043BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is underlining the refusal of Greece's European creditors to consider forgiving part of the debt-ridden country's rescue loans though stressing that Berlin's aim remains to keep Greece in the eurozone.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGermanyGreeceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4752622fc6f4abd81891ddab7854043Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:26:48 GMTImagine Dragons' bassist: Don't make Seahawks the herohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae97a72f96e543c7a245eb0d2b8c468dGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Imagine Dragons bassist Ben McKee has a simple reason he wants the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl — he doesn't want to see the Seattle Seahawks made into heroes.By ANTHONY McCARTNEYeArts and entertainmentSportsProfessional footballNFL Super BowlFootballEventsArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae97a72f96e543c7a245eb0d2b8c468dSat, 31 Jan 2015 10:45:33 GMTKane, Sharp lead Blackhawks' 4-1 rout of Anaheim Duckshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10540afb9a7e41c7b71b50aa692a62daANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Sharp got the puck on the boards and abruptly whipped it in front to Patrick Kane, who scored before the Anaheim Ducks even knew where it went.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsCaliforniaBuffaloUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10540afb9a7e41c7b71b50aa692a62daSat, 31 Jan 2015 06:37:43 GMT10 Super Bowl ads that everyone will be talking abouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efd54fcbb8fe45338255369145934190NEW YORK (AP) — It's almost show time.By MAE ANDERSONaBusinessGeneral newsSportsNFL Super BowlCelebrityEventsTelecommunicationsIndustriesEntertainmentArts and entertainmentNFL footballProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efd54fcbb8fe45338255369145934190Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:09:45 GMTDrive to repeal medical device tax no slam dunk in Congresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd796549f9d3441fb031fe7888b8a415WASHINGTON (AP) — It flew through the Republican-run House in 2012, and a year later 79 of the Democratic-led Senate's 100 members embraced it. With Republicans now controlling both chambers of Congress, the chances for repealing the 2.3 percent tax on medical devices are better than ever.By ALAN FRAMhtBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsLegislatureMedical technologyMedical devicesPolitical partiesLegislationHealth care industryIndustriesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsState governmentsTechnologyIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd796549f9d3441fb031fe7888b8a415Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:28:13 GMTSan Francisco police detain man in human remains casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27842bdaea9146819d687de35e6bd959SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police detained a "person of interest" Friday night who had been shown in photos released earlier in the probe of human remains found inside a suitcase, authorities said.aGeneral newsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27842bdaea9146819d687de35e6bd959Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:36:11 GMTBledsoe, Dragic team for 44 points as Suns beat Bulls 99-93http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/301590b1e6254b5988c3b1fc56a36359PHOENIX (AP) — As they have so often this season, Eric Bledsoe and Goran Dragic pushed the Phoenix Suns to victory.By BOB BAUMsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/301590b1e6254b5988c3b1fc56a36359Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:15:08 GMTChina offers up to $50K in cash for terror tips in Tibethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f19d2c2f024b4ab683f370a1f6c3372dBEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are offering up to 300,000 yuan ($50,000) for tips on terrorism activities in the Himalayan region of Tibet, the official Xinhua News Agency said Saturday.iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestChinaTibetBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f19d2c2f024b4ab683f370a1f6c3372dSat, 31 Jan 2015 10:54:03 GMTSerena Williams wins 1st set of Australian Open finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cd370e45c234fd9a112a7043f1efdcbMELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams, coughing frequently and still clearly affected by a recent cold, won the first set of her Australian Open final against Maria Sharapova 6-3 on Saturday.sSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cd370e45c234fd9a112a7043f1efdcbSat, 31 Jan 2015 09:36:18 GMTBeijing Winter Olympics bid highlights skiing, hockey growthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92a66175238847b5a9322bd98f5bf690CHONGLI, China (AP) — Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in a country with little tradition of winter sports but that is now seeking to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.By CHRISTOPHER BODEENiGeneral newsSportsSummer Olympic gamesWinter Olympic gamesHockeyMunicipal governmentsOlympic gamesTrain travelWinter weatherAir qualityEventsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsAccommodationsTravelLifestyleEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsWeatherBeijingChinaPyeongchangEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiaSouth Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92a66175238847b5a9322bd98f5bf690Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:46:39 GMTCanucks' Miller makes 22 saves in 5-2 win over Sabreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40df1a274be14d7c85b6fd57b97da791VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Miller made 22 saves in his first game against his former team, and the Vancouver Canucks sent the Buffalo Sabres to their 14th straight regulation loss — 5-2 on Friday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsSports transactionsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBritish ColumbiaVancouverCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40df1a274be14d7c85b6fd57b97da791Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:17:44 GMT5 given preliminary charges over jihadi network in Francehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20d1d52ac8014ebd9fc67ce7296e7332PARIS (AP) — French authorities have laid preliminary charges against five men suspected of involvement in a jihadi recruiting network in a small southern town from where several youths went to fight in Syria and Iraq.iGeneral newsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20d1d52ac8014ebd9fc67ce7296e7332Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:05:59 GMTArtillery fire kills at least 12 civilians in Donetskhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d19516970c4948bdba78ea706c199ea2DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Artillery fire killed at least 12 civilians in the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Friday amid fierce fighting between pro-Russia separatists and government troops as hopes for a break in hostilities were dashed when an attempt to call a new round of peace talks failed.By BALINT SZLANKO and PETER LEONARDiGeneral newsWar and unrestHumanitarian assistanceGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessDiplomacyInternational relationsUkraineDonetskMinskBelarusKievEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d19516970c4948bdba78ea706c199ea2Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:05:45 GMTMotiejunas scores 26, Rockets top Celtics for 4th win in rowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e19ac2c62324480e86e93258b57ed4e1BOSTON (AP) — Donatas Motiejunas wasn't thinking about a new career high when he took an alley-oop from James Harden and hit a layup as he fell to the floor late in the fourth quarter. Preserving a Houston Rockets victory was foremost on his mind.sSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e19ac2c62324480e86e93258b57ed4e1Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:26:39 GMTOfficials say bombings kill 9 people around Iraq's capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2237d469c154c9689c58c84265da5bcBAGHDAD (AP) — Authorities in Iraq say bombings targeting public places and security forces have killed nine people in and around the capital, Baghdad.By SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2237d469c154c9689c58c84265da5bcSat, 31 Jan 2015 09:14:45 GMTGordon leads Davis-less Pelicans past Clippers, 108-103http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f79ccab6108a48a2b0beb5c8c6acb803NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eric Gordon looked a lot more like the player the Pelicans thought they were getting when he first arrived in a trade that sent Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers in 2011.By BRETT MARTELsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f79ccab6108a48a2b0beb5c8c6acb803Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:13:15 GMTPhilippine air force plane crashes at sea, killing 2 pilotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e818b438caf4ad98ef9f029eeacfd68MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine air force said one of its Italian-made light planes crashed at sea on a training mission Saturday, killing the two pilots.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e818b438caf4ad98ef9f029eeacfd68Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:53:33 GMTAUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Swan has debut Rod Laver appearancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adaef3d614c34e62affddfd8170bc9b8MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — U.S.-based British 15-year-old Katie Swan's first time at Rod Laver Arena came not as a spectator, but as a player on center court.sSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsTennisEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/adaef3d614c34e62affddfd8170bc9b8Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:56:04 GMTWhite House grapples with fraught terrorism languagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6a2f7c6e625415796bf271056c50dfbWASHINGTON (AP) — Twice this month, the White House has publicly grappled with the politically fraught language of terrorism.By JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsTerrorismForeign policyRadicalismWar and unrestGeneral newsGovernment policyInternational relationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaAfghanistanMiddle EastNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6a2f7c6e625415796bf271056c50dfbSat, 31 Jan 2015 08:31:02 GMTIs he dead? Philippines awaits answer of costly terror raidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f7ca8f6b3944de08bde367448739227MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The cellphone message of the Filipino police commandos to their base was triumphant: "Mike 1 bingo," a code meaning they have killed one of Southeast Asia's most-wanted terror suspects, Malaysian Zulkifli bin Hir, also known as Marwan.By JIM GOMEZiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsTerrorismMilitant groupsWar and unrestBombingsGovernment and politicsNational securityMilitary and defenseManilaPhilippinesMalaysiaIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f7ca8f6b3944de08bde367448739227Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:55:38 GMTNYC to pay $5M to kin of man killed in 'Mafia cops' casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9fdf802efb7425782631a2fe5892006NEW YORK (AP) — Nicholas Guido was showing off his new car outside his mother's home on Christmas Day 1986 when he was gunned down because he'd been mistaken for a mobster with the same name. The bad information, prosecutors said, came from two decorated police detectives who would later be convicted of moonlighting as hit men for the mob.By JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsViolent crimeOrganized crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkBrooklynUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9fdf802efb7425782631a2fe5892006Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:25:15 GMT