FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:11:34 -0700Man charged with hoax near marathon finish linehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/901e697c134444ada3883d64e842820dBOSTON (AP) — Police say a man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line had a rice cooker in his backpack and is being charged with possession of a hoax device.PHILIP MARCELOaBombingsGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/901e697c134444ada3883d64e842820dWed, 16 Apr 2014 03:39:59 GMTHolder to deliver remarks in Overland Parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/176f204514eb413580a1d91f9f989512WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims of the shootings at two Jewish community sites.wGovernment and politicsReligious strifeViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/176f204514eb413580a1d91f9f989512Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:15:25 GMTRoyals down Astros 4-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3deec6b18b044760b2853e0b4166cafbHOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Yordano Ventura threw seven solid innings for first major league win to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsTexasHoustonKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3deec6b18b044760b2853e0b4166cafbWed, 16 Apr 2014 03:21:55 GMTAmnesty: Haiti human rights activist threatenedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b01f68c3d424064af36d08033a3f53ePORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A leading human rights activist in Haiti has been threatened for his work, Amnesty International said Tuesday, marking the latest documented case of attacks or threats against watchdog groups in the Caribbean nation.TRENTON DANIELiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical activismSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHaitiPort-au-PrinceCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b01f68c3d424064af36d08033a3f53eWed, 16 Apr 2014 02:12:09 GMTBautista, Lawrie lift Blue Jays over Twins 9-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3263dba1217474c9346a5c9ad618c22MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jose Bautista had three hits and an RBI, and Brett Lawrie hit a grand slam in the ninth inning to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Tuesday night.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthTorontoMinnesotaOntarioCanadaNorth AmericaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3263dba1217474c9346a5c9ad618c22Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:04:40 GMTSolemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eb005df4b4243d8a9ee58096d6cf52dBOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's resilience in the face of a terror attack.DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsSportsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsCrimeGovernment and politicsEventsBostonUnited StatesMassachusettsNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9eb005df4b4243d8a9ee58096d6cf52dWed, 16 Apr 2014 02:24:18 GMTFielder ends HR drought, Rangers beat M's 5-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbac7ac24c734a64870364e29ffff7e9ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Prince Fielder ended his Texas home run drought, and Robbie Ross finally got some help from the offense as a starter.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTexasSeattleTacomaUnited StatesNorth AmericaWashingtonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbac7ac24c734a64870364e29ffff7e9Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:49:52 GMTWireless industry makes anti-theft commitmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfc55786881d4fd78103273dafed9964SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.TERRY COLLINShtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyIndustrial technologyTheftInformation technologyIndustriesTelecommunicationsConsumer products and servicesProducts and servicesCorporate newsCrimeUnited StatesSan FranciscoCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfc55786881d4fd78103273dafed9964Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:54:27 GMTDetroit makes deal with retired cops, firefightershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/636bb876270c4573934cc1f16add3f35DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit reached a deal with a group of retired police officers and firefighters that would protect pensions but trim annual cost-of-living payments — the first major agreement with retirees in the bankruptcy case, mediators announced Tuesday.ED WHITEaGeneral newsEmployee benefitsPoliceState legislaturePersonnelBusinessLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLegislatureState governmentsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/636bb876270c4573934cc1f16add3f35Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:59:27 GMT751-foot ship grounded in Chesapeake Bayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b460d288c44c409db1a54a352ece5d6aVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A large ship has gone aground in the lower Chesapeake Bay and the Coast Guard says it has received reports of other ships dragging anchor due to high winds.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationVirginiaChesapeake BayUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b460d288c44c409db1a54a352ece5d6aWed, 16 Apr 2014 04:01:17 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/338ae31808024a6b8f2c84f24b0bb8b1Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.The Associated PressaWar and unrestGeneral newsLibyaUnited StatesNew YorkNorth AfricaAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/338ae31808024a6b8f2c84f24b0bb8b1Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:00:57 GMTSan Francisco considers ending rental banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0a1d0de0cc2489387de8a47292b2595SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco lawmakers are considering making it legal for city residents to rent out their homes on sites such as Airbnb, but only if they have liability insurance and meet other requirements, a newspaper reported.htBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0a1d0de0cc2489387de8a47292b2595Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:15:17 GMTWhite Sox wear Boston Strong on 1-year anniversaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/062b1a25490e40f1bf847c224b6458aaCHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have paid tribute to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing before their game against the Red Sox.sSportsBoston Marathon bombingMarathonsBombingsBoston MarathonProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsTrack and fieldGeneral newsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/062b1a25490e40f1bf847c224b6458aaWed, 16 Apr 2014 01:47:30 GMTNew York police disband unit that spied on Muslimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd120e3693644178a6acef9f279e7ed2NEW YORK (AP) — A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday.JAKE PEARSONTOM HAYSaGeneral newsIslamIntelligence agenciesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsReligious issuesReligionGovernment and politicsGovernment surveillancePolitical issuesNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd120e3693644178a6acef9f279e7ed2Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:02:05 GMTNew Zealand, Australian men killed in Yemen strikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15b6f1d4f50346a2b3a9bc08dc90e6a3WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key said Wednesday that a New Zealand man and an Australian man with links to terrorism were killed in November during a drone strike in Yemen.NICK PERRYiGeneral newsTerrorismDrone surveillance and warfareWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsDrone aircraftNew ZealandAustraliaYemenOceaniaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15b6f1d4f50346a2b3a9bc08dc90e6a3Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:26:23 GMTUruguay's leader declares $322,883 in wealthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48966946eee54b9aa7b461a80750ec2aMONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguayan President Jose Mujica has declared $322,883 in wealth.LEONARDO HABERKORNiGeneral newsUruguaySouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48966946eee54b9aa7b461a80750ec2aWed, 16 Apr 2014 03:36:22 GMTKnicks pound Nets again as Anthony sitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9717ae179e8410ea3ee6bacfe8724f5NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points and the New York Knicks, playing without the injured Carmelo Anthony, beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-98 on Tuesday night to win the season series between city rivals.BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthNew York CityBrooklynNew YorkTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9717ae179e8410ea3ee6bacfe8724f5Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:57:22 GMTBenches clear in Nationals-Marlins gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/494924d4a0a14bef9f1d535c408c67dfMIAMI (AP) — Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond and Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia got into a heated, nose-to-nose conversation at home plate, prompting both benches to clear during the fourth inning.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/494924d4a0a14bef9f1d535c408c67dfWed, 16 Apr 2014 03:54:19 GMTMarlins snap 8-game skid by beating Nationals 11-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ee32a036d5146eeb9c903fa6aec64dfMIAMI (AP) — Stephen Strasburg against the woebegone Miami Marlins figured to be no contest, and it was.STEVEN WINEsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ee32a036d5146eeb9c903fa6aec64dfWed, 16 Apr 2014 03:27:57 GMTDemocrats have outside money advantage - for nowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44b8f5dcb0744263b763ad5f18bcc4faWASHINGTON (AP) — Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already approaching the $1 billion mark, according to financial reports still being filed Tuesday evening.PHILIP ELLIOTTwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical fundraisingPolitical action committeesLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44b8f5dcb0744263b763ad5f18bcc4faWed, 16 Apr 2014 01:03:20 GMT1 dead, after ferry sinks off South Korean coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98d4a2030f6e429c8a2e0dbf0c30d343SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, officials said. At least one person died and 14 were said to have been injured.HYUNG-JIN KIMiGovernment and politicsGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsPrimary and secondary educationAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEducationSocial affairsSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98d4a2030f6e429c8a2e0dbf0c30d343Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:47:35 GMTHundreds rescued after ferry sinks off South Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70e6243274564e07bf99cadf60fb9608SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Dozens of rescue boats and helicopters are scrambling to save more than 470 people, including many high school students, caught on a ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, officials said. There are no immediate reports of causalities.iGovernment and politicsGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70e6243274564e07bf99cadf60fb9608Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:56:05 GMTChina's economic growth slows to 24-year low of 7.4 percent, raising risk of job losseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2a64f71a38242bf9024aa6fe7a9b747BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth slows to 24-year low of 7.4 percent, raising risk of job losses.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2a64f71a38242bf9024aa6fe7a9b747Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:00:20 GMTBoston police safely blow up suspicious backpackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/369ad405a44e414b85d11137285d7869BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's resilience in the face of a terror attack.DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsSportsBombingsBoston Marathon bombingCrimeGovernment and politicsEventsBostonUnited StatesMassachusettsNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/369ad405a44e414b85d11137285d7869Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:02:13 GMTRail companies to report fertilizer delivery planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91fad7936d074d57acbb6e3adf4b6ce6PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A federal oversight board told Canadian Pacific Railway and BNSF Railway that they have until Friday to report their plans to ensure delivery of fertilizer shipments for spring planting of U.S. crops.fBusinessRail travel disruptionsMaterials industryIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesTransportationGeneral newsUnited StatesSouth DakotaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91fad7936d074d57acbb6e3adf4b6ce6Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:13:50 GMTDelta evacuates jet in Atlanta due to cabin smokehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99467fbd1e5647199f303611b7faaab8ATLANTA (AP) — Passengers were evacuated from a domestic Delta Air Lines flight Tuesday after a "smoky odor" was detected in the cockpit and main cabin due to what was later determined to be a burned-out fan.aGeneral newsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99467fbd1e5647199f303611b7faaab8Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:17:46 GMTAustralian state leader quits over $2,800 winehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2626fecc3e3d4ae7b2ddafad5e2a8502CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The leader of Australia's most populous state quit as premier on Wednesday in the face of mounting evidence that he failed to declare a 3,000 Australian dollar ($2,800) bottle of wine that arrived as a gift on his Sydney doorstep.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2626fecc3e3d4ae7b2ddafad5e2a8502Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:09:09 GMTMore former players sue NHL regarding concussionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62e2ecf925f84496a34061cca876468fMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete injuriesSports medicineAthlete compensationAthlete healthLegal proceedingsHead injuriesProfessional hockeyHockeyFootballLaw and orderGeneral newsHealthSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessMen's hockeyMen's sportsInjuriesProfessional footballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62e2ecf925f84496a34061cca876468fWed, 16 Apr 2014 02:58:56 GMTReports: Ferry with 471 people sinking off SKoreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44d860f3280a4d06b5122bd7741be975SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A government office says a South Korean passenger ship carrying about 470 people has sent a distress call off the southern coast after it began leaning to one side.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44d860f3280a4d06b5122bd7741be975Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:45:40 GMTPolice: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95b4f90c9b1d4201a4694a1824ce0bf3SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to prevent the crimes in the first place.DON THOMPSONGILLIAN FLACCUSaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeArrestsCrimes against childrenLaw and orderSanta AnaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95b4f90c9b1d4201a4694a1824ce0bf3Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:44:03 GMTBoston police destroy 2 backpacks at marathon sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a8cf2e4c1964fe2a851e9fd3dab3e6cBOSTON (AP) — Police have blown up two unattended backpacks found near the Boston Marathon's finish line. They say they've taken a man into custody in connection with them.aBombingsGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingMarathonsBoston MarathonEventsTrack and fieldSportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a8cf2e4c1964fe2a851e9fd3dab3e6cWed, 16 Apr 2014 02:19:25 GMTLeake's HR leads Reds over Pirates 7-5 for splithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e32c11ea8c1f4696bda84a89b3efc286CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Leake still thinks of himself as a hitter. He's even holding a bat on one of his 2014 baseball cards.JOE KAYsSportsSports transactionsProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e32c11ea8c1f4696bda84a89b3efc286Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:38:02 GMT10 Things to Know for Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cf654ebd9744e49aa93d52f9930798fYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:The Associated PressaGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cf654ebd9744e49aa93d52f9930798fWed, 16 Apr 2014 01:02:09 GMTMarlins snap 8-game skid by beating Nats 11-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/031e1b241ec247dd9b64e37cc1ba0477MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton tied a career high with five RBIs, including a three-run homer off Stephen Strasburg, and the Miami Marlins broke an eight-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 11-2 Tuesday night.STEVEN WINEsSportsBaseballMen's sportsProfessional baseballMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/031e1b241ec247dd9b64e37cc1ba0477Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:15:09 GMTTV mogul Michael King moves into boxing promotionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57b8df0a8b8c489eaae6aeb24ca7bdffLOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael King wants to rekindle the world's passion for boxing, and the television mogul believes he can make it happen by putting on a show.GREG BEACHAMeArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentBoxingMen's boxingSports marketingMen's sportsCelebritySports mediaSports businessUnited StatesSanta MonicaNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57b8df0a8b8c489eaae6aeb24ca7bdffWed, 16 Apr 2014 01:01:32 GMTAsia shares rise, shrug off slower China growthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/107aa5d5fba340509833f27aa01d367aTOKYO (AP) — Shares rose Wednesday in Asia, led by Japan's Nikkei 225 index, as investors largely shrugged off news that China's economy slowed in the first quarter.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyCurrency marketsLeading economic indicatorsCorporate stockCorporate newsFinancial marketsStock marketsChinaJapanEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/107aa5d5fba340509833f27aa01d367aWed, 16 Apr 2014 04:07:38 GMTCards pitching shuts down Brewers again 6-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86f518f4870743738747e02fb66eb892MILWAUKEE (AP) — Shelby Miller struck out seven and allowed three hits over six innings, and Mark Ellis had two RBIs in his return from the disabled list to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win Tuesday night over the Milwaukee Brewers.GENARO C. ARMASsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86f518f4870743738747e02fb66eb892Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:03:26 GMTFord to offer 50th anniversary Mustanghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1513906bc5344f808ce23d06e32fc09fNEW YORK (AP) — Ford is building a limited-edition Mustang GT to honor the pony car's 50th anniversary.aBusinessGeneral newsAutomobile showsIndustry conferences and trade showsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAutomobilesLifestyleCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1513906bc5344f808ce23d06e32fc09fWed, 16 Apr 2014 04:02:13 GMTCuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricanehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bde25ce4aee44058b9b9b9b7b39a9b77CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctors.ANDREA RODRIGUEZiGeneral newsHealthEconomyAccidents and disastersGovernment and politicsBusinessVenezuelaCubaHavanaSouth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanCaracashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bde25ce4aee44058b9b9b9b7b39a9b77Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:01:18 GMTChina's growth slows to 24-year low of 7.4 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98e76b87e7564a249d423bf1f85fe480BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth slowed to a 24-year low of 7.4 percent in the first quarter, raising the risk of job losses and a potential impact on its trading partners.JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyRetail and wholesale sector performanceConsumer products and servicesIndustriesChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98e76b87e7564a249d423bf1f85fe480Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:23:22 GMTPolice say 5 dead in Calgary stabbingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/247342200a1a41aa94373588b13e505dCALGARY, Alberta (AP) — A University of Calgary student was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party Tuesday that the police chief called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAlbertaCanadaCalgaryNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/247342200a1a41aa94373588b13e505dWed, 16 Apr 2014 02:14:29 GMTNew Zealander killed in Yemen anti-terror strikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/710da68e7c00427088b8651ae6d29a32WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) —iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsTravel safetyTravelLifestyleNew ZealandYemenOceaniaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/710da68e7c00427088b8651ae6d29a32Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:11:48 GMTMontreal mayor looks to NYC for anti-graft advicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4949bd17460d4f9f93e358c46949d565NEW YORK (AP) — Montreal's mayor sought to convince Manhattan business leaders Tuesday that his administration is moving past the corruption scandals that brought down his two predecessors and have become the "elephant in the room" when trying to lure investment to Canada's second largest city.ALEXANDRA OLSONaBusinessGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsPolitical corruptionOrganized crimePolitical scandalsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsPolitical issuesCrimeCampaignsElectionsPolitical fundraisingCanadaMontrealManhattanNew York CityQuebecNew YorkTorontoNorth AmericaUnited StatesOntariohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4949bd17460d4f9f93e358c46949d565Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:42:47 GMTPanthers jump Sabres to win NHL draft lotteryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97abbca315ab4a2a8b1a844908dd6349NHL draft lottery losers last year, the Florida Panthers had their number come up this year.JOHN WAWROWsSportsNHL Entry DraftSports transactionsSports businessEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsFloridaBuffaloNew YorkTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97abbca315ab4a2a8b1a844908dd6349Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:57:24 GMTGM to ask bankruptcy court for lawsuit protectionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2d660df8d5a48a28fb79f5b4f82ee30DETROIT (AP) — General Motors revealed in court filings late Tuesday that it will soon ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims for conduct that occurred before its 2009 bankruptcy.TOM KRISHERaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsLegal proceedingsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCorporate newsLaw and orderEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCrimeProducts and servicesFinancial performanceCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2d660df8d5a48a28fb79f5b4f82ee30Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:07:39 GMTSen. Ted Cruz: Too early to worry about 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d30336f5a7ee4b8b8e6cb664ee459d02CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says it's too early to be thinking about 2016 and that he's working right now to make sure his party regains control of the Senate this year.BRUCE SMITHaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPrimary electionsNational electionsElectionsCharlestonSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d30336f5a7ee4b8b8e6cb664ee459d02Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:49:19 GMTChile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe6c288959aa4904b2e5163ad68af5dcVALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet vowed Tuesday to reconstruct this once-beautiful port city according to a master plan that would prevent many of the 12,500 victims of devastating wildfires from rebuilding on hills that cannot be protected from disasters.EVA VERGARAiGeneral newsFiresMunicipal governmentsNatural disastersArchitectureAccidents and disastersUrban planningLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsArts and entertainmentNatural resource managementEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLand environmentChileSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe6c288959aa4904b2e5163ad68af5dcWed, 16 Apr 2014 02:19:08 GMTFerry with 476 people sinking off SKoreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e42f71835a3431eb3d2091b2c552f0dSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, including many high school students, is sinking off the country's southern coast Wednesday after sending a distress call, officials said. There are no immediate reports of causalities.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e42f71835a3431eb3d2091b2c552f0dWed, 16 Apr 2014 02:22:59 GMTChina's growth slows to 7.4 percent in 1Qhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a80000d4d55949a3b7ac22546aff619aBEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth slowed to 7.4 percent in the first quarter, raising the risk of job losses and a potential impact on its trading partners.JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a80000d4d55949a3b7ac22546aff619aWed, 16 Apr 2014 03:49:40 GMTCORRECTION: China's economic growth slows to 7.4 percent, slowest since third quarter of 2012http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a05c3b7533f04cdb951ff71e8939f872BEIJING (AP) — CORRECTION: China's economic growth slows to 7.4 percent, slowest since third quarter of 2012.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a05c3b7533f04cdb951ff71e8939f872Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:46:28 GMT