FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Apr 2015 23:36:17 -0700New World Video Game Hall of Fame to reveal finalists, N.Y. (AP) — The new World Video Game Hall of Fame is ready to release the finalists for its inaugural class.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyleRochesterNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:48:59 GMTAsian markets lower ahead of major earnings, Fed meeting, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were lower Tuesday, taking a cue from losses on Wall Street ahead of earnings from major Asian companies and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesSouth KoreaEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 06:48:55 GMTApple's Mac is selling strong, iPad not so much FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's iPhone was again the company's star in the first three months of the year. The tech giant sold 61 million iPhones, or 40 percent more than in the same period a year ago. That represented about two-thirds of its $58 billion in revenue.By BRANDON BAILEYhtGeneral newsTechnologyConsumer electronicsInformation technologyIndustriesBusinessConsumer products and servicesComputer hardware, 28 Apr 2015 04:08:35 GMTUFC champ Jones booked in connection with hit-and-run crash, N.M. (AP) — ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —Officials say champion UFC fighter Jon Jones has turned himself into authorities in connection with a hit-and-run crash.By RUSSELL CONTRERASaGeneral newsSportsMixed martial artsHit-and-runCrimeMartial artsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAlbuquerqueNew MexicoNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 06:43:41 GMT'New era' for DC's NHL, NBA teams? Caps coach Trotz says so (AP) — There they were, right in the front row, wearing red hockey jerseys, pounding on the glass just like any fan might, and urging other spectators to cheer loudly for the NHL's Capitals in Game 7: Paul Pierce and a trio of other players from the NBA's Wizards.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsNBA PlayoffsMen's hockeyHockeyProfessional hockeyMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsDistrict of ColumbiaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 28 Apr 2015 06:34:32 GMTBill seeks to expand coverage for Hawaii fertility law (AP) — A proposal in Hawaii's Legislature would expand a state mandate on fertility treatments to include same sex couples and single women, updating a law that now only offers such benefits to women who are married to men.By CATHY BUSSEWITZaGeneral newsAccess to health careSexual and reproductive healthState legislatureInfertilityDiagnosis and treatmentEmployee benefitsGovernment and politicsHealth issuesHealthAssisted reproductive technologyIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsLegislatureState governmentsFinancial servicesIndustriesCouplesRelationshipsLifestylePersonnelHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:32:57 GMTNuclear attack survivors, 70 years later, now fading away NATIONS (AP) — What a nuclear attack didn't take from them, old age will.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsNuclear weaponsObituariesWeapons of mass destructionWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsJapanNew York CityEast AsiaAsiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:12:37 GMTKuznetsov's goal leads Capitals past Isles 2-1 in Game 7 (AP) — Unburdened by the catastrophes of past Game 7s littering the Washington Capitals' playoff history, rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov delivered a breathtaking, series-clinching goal that got Alex Ovechkin's seal of approval.By HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:01:32 GMTHamilton back with Rangers, ready to get back on field, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton knows he never was the player the Los Angeles Angels wanted and expected him to be.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsMLB Spring TrainingAthlete injuriesSports transactionsSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsAthlete healthTexasLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 28 Apr 2015 06:44:38 GMTTexas inmate asks US Supreme Court to block execution, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate facing execution for the fatal stabbing of a corrections officer more than 15 years ago is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop his lethal injection.By MICHAEL GRACZYKaGeneral newsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderUnited StatesTexasHuntsvilleNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:06:09 GMTBoston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life (AP) — Defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began making their case to spare his life by contrasting him with his older brother, a man they said was "consumed by jihad" and determined to drag his brother down his path to terrorism.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsCrimeBombingsEventsLaw and orderBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:33:32 GMTAustralia can't do more for death row prisoners in Indonesia, Australia (AP) — Australia's foreign minister on Tuesday defended Prime Minister Tony Abbott against online criticism that he had not done enough to save the lives of two Australians on death row in Indonesia.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMen's boxingBoxingInternational relationsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderMen's sportsSportsIndonesiaAustraliaPhilippinesJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceaniaJava, 28 Apr 2015 05:55:33 GMTJapanese police investigate projectile launch near US base (AP) — Japanese police said they were investigating a possible attack on a U.S. Army base near Tokyo after finding a pair of launchers and a projectile Tuesday following reports of explosions in the vicinity.iGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 05:50:53 GMTCapitol Hill Buzz: Dems push higher pay for Senate workers (AP) — Reports about a Senate cafeteria worker who makes so little money he is homeless are prompting calls for change from Democrats on Capitol Hill.By ERICA WERNERwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureLabor issuesPolitical partiesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:44:41 GMTPolice: School shooter said he didn't plan to hurt students (AP) — A 16-year-old boy who fired two gunshots Monday inside a Washington state high school, hitting no one before a teacher tackled him, told detectives he never intended to hurt any students, a police spokesman said.By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIPaGeneral newsMarysville-Pilchuck High School shootingJuvenile crimeViolent crimeCrimeEventsSchool shootingsShootingsWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 03:54:19 GMTEx-NY Assembly speaker slated to enter plea to indictment YORK (AP) — Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to enter a plea to the latest version of a criminal indictment that led him to step down from his powerful post.aGeneral newsIndictmentsLegal proceedingsCrimeArrestsLaw and orderNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:11:26 GMTToday in History is Tuesday, April 28, the 118th day of 2015. There are 247 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCrimeGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:00:37 GMTAsian markets tepid ahead of major earnings, Fed meeting, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were lukewarm Tuesday, taking a cue from losses on Wall Street ahead of earnings from major Asian companies and the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsSouth KoreaEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 03:46:00 GMTCaptain of doomed ferry sentenced to life in prison, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean ferry captain responsible for last year's disaster that killed more than 300 people, mostly school children, was given an increased sentence of life in prison Tuesday by an appellate court that convicted him of homicide.By HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeCourtsEvacuationsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderJudiciaryGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 05:10:00 GMTBlazers stave off elimination with 99-92 win over Memphis, Ore. (AP) — After the final buzzer of their Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, the Portland Trail Blazers all gathered in a huddle at midcourt and raised their clasped hands skyward.By ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 06:32:41 GMTJohnson scores 2, Lightning beat Detroit 5-2 to force Game 7 (AP) — With two splendid passes and a shot, the Tampa Bay Lightning covered the length of the ice in about six seconds — and offered their response to the laborious nature of the playoff grind.By NOAH TRISTERsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsDetroitTampaMichiganUnited StatesNorth AmericaFlorida, 28 Apr 2015 03:41:15 GMTAfghan army sends more troops to fight Taliban in north, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the military has sent reinforcements to a northern province to fight Taliban insurgents closing in on the provincial capital.iGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 06:29:36 GMTAP PHOTOS: Peruvian community lives half-year on the water, Peru (AP) — Residents of the Peruvian Amazon community nicknamed "Venice of the Jungle" live half the year on the water, with canoes replacing motorcycle taxis as the most popular form of transport. Teenagers swim in the same areas where they played soccer during the other six months of the year.iGeneral newsPeruAmazon RiverSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 28 Apr 2015 04:05:11 GMTFiorina heads back to New Hampshire for 4-day swing, N.H. (AP) — As she moves toward a likely presidential bid, Republican Carly Fiorina is heading back to New Hampshire for four days.By KATHLEEN RONAYNEaGeneral newsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsGovernment and politicsNew HampshireConcordUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:50:57 GMTIn quake-hit Nepal, rescuers struggle to recover the dead, Nepal (AP) — For hours after Nepal was shaken by one of the most intense earthquakes here in nearly a century, 12-year-old Neha Chumda screamed for help.By TODD PITMANiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEmergency managementEventsGovernment and politicsNepalKathmanduSouth AsiaAsia, 28 Apr 2015 04:55:15 GMTSummations expected in Hamptons rape trial of NYC executive, N.Y. (AP) — Closing arguments are expected to be held Tuesday in the trial of a New York City investment banker accused of raping an Irish tourist on Long Island.aBusinessGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:14:33 GMTCollege football player to be bone marrow donor for infant, Ill. (AP) — A Western Illinois University linebacker soon will give an infant suffering from a rare immune disorder a precious gift in the game of life — a bone marrow transplant.aGeneral newsSportsCollege footballOrgan donationCollege sportsFootballHealth issuesHealthMacombIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:51:19 GMTWalker has solid start for Mariners in 3-1 win at Rangers, Texas (AP) — Taijuan Walker pitched seven solid innings, Nelson Cruz had an RBI single against his former team and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 in a rain-delayed series opener Monday night.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballSports businessAthlete healthMen's sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 03:57:07 GMTRasmus drives in 3, Astros beat Padres 9-4 for 4th straight DIEGO (AP) — Colby Rasmus homered and drove in three runs as the surprising Houston Astros beat the San Diego Padres 9-4 Monday night for their fourth straight victory.sSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsBaseballProfessional baseballSports businessSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:59:40 GMTLatest on police-custody death: Massive fire related to riot p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsRiotsCriminal investigationsArsonFunerals and memorial servicesCrimeProtests and demonstrationsMunicipal governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesState governmentsSeniorsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesPolitical and civil unrestFiresAccidents and disastersLaw and orderLocal governmentsAccidentsSocial issuesSocial affairsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 03:38:56 GMTFlorida city drops legal fight; ex-mayor to be reinstated LAKES, Fla. (AP) — A former mayor of a south Florida city who was acquitted of federal corruption charges is set to be reinstated.aGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsPolitical corruptionLegal proceedingsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesLaw and orderMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:22:44 GMTGroups want review of Shell's Arctic regulatory filings, Alaska (AP) — Two groups petitioned the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday for an investigation of Royal Dutch Shell PLC and what the groups call misstatements in regulatory filings regarding the risk of a catastrophic oil spill from Arctic offshore drilling.By DAN JOLINGaBusinessGeneral newsScienceGovernment regulationsEnergy and the environmentEnvironmentCrimeEnvironmental concernsEnvironment and natureIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsArcticAlaskaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 06:48:21 GMTPederson, Turner homer for Dodgers in 8-3 win over Giants ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson homered, doubled in a run and made a sparkling defensive play to deprive Angel Pagan of an RBI double, leading Los Angeles to an 8-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional baseballLos AngelesSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:29:28 GMTEnola Gay co-pilot's flight logs, Hiroshima plans for sale, N.Y. (AP) — Of the 12 men who flew aboard the Enola Gay the day the U.S. B-29 Superfortress dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima 70 years ago this summer, none knew the four-engine bomber better than Capt. Robert Lewis.By CHRIS CAROLAaGeneral newsWorld War IIWar and unrestEventsJapanUnited StatesNew York CityNew YorkEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:01:19 GMTThe Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll 4,438 in 3 countries a.m. (0500 GMT)The Associated PressaGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsNepalNew ZealandKathmanduSouth AsiaAsiaOceania, 28 Apr 2015 05:48:45 GMTMorneau's 3-run homer leads Colorado to 5-4 win over Arizona (AP) — Justin Morneau hit a three-run homer, Tyler Matzek pitched five effective innings before leaving with a hamstring injury and the Colorado Rockies held off the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Monday night.By JOHN MARSHALLsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsArizonaColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:15:51 GMTCelebrity birthdays for the week of May 3-9 3: Singer Frankie Valli is 81. Sports announcer Greg Gumbel is 69. Singer Mary Hopkin is 65. Singer Christopher Cross is 64. Drummer Cactus Moser of Highway 101 is 58. Keyboardist David Ball of Soft Cell is 56. Country singer Shane Minor is 47. Music producer-actor Damon Dash is 44. Bassist John Hopkins of Zac Brown Band is 44. Country singer Brad Martin is 42. Actress Christina Hendricks is 40. Actor Dule Hill is 40. Country singer Eric Church is 38. Dancer Cheryl Burke is 31. Singer Michael Kiwanuka is 28.By The Associated PresseArts and entertainmentCelebrityEntertainmentMusic, 28 Apr 2015 05:02:16 GMTBryant, Hammel, Cubs beat Pirates; fan injured by flying bat (AP) — With each win, the Chicago Cubs seem to gain a little bit more confidence.By BRIAN SANDALOWsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:59:05 GMTLatest on police-custody death: Police bid to regain control p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsRiotsCriminal investigationsArsonProtests and demonstrationsMunicipal governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesState governmentsSeniorsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeFiresAccidents and disastersLocal governmentsSocial issuesSocial affairsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:32:06 GMTJamaica woman brings attention to rapes targeting lesbians, Jamaica (AP) — When Angeline Jackson and a friend were ambushed at gunpoint and sexually assaulted on a wooded trail outside the Jamaican capital, police initially seemed less concerned about the attack than the fact she is a lesbian.By DAVID McFADDENiGeneral newsGays and lesbiansViolent crimeHate crimesSex in societyCrimePolitical activismHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsGender issuesJamaicaKingstonSouth AfricaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanSouthern AfricaAfrica, 28 Apr 2015 04:05:46 GMTIraq faces huge challenges dislodging Islamic State in Anbar (AP) — Iraqi forces are on a westward push to retake Anbar, a sprawling Sunni-dominated desert province captured by the Islamic State group in their offensive last year. But as the battles for Tikrit and Ramadi have shown, it will be a hard slog for a much-diminished Iraqi army — especially given Baghdad's reticence to arm Sunni tribesmen and local fears of the Shiite militias backing government forces.By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and PAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestArmed forcesGovernment payTribal governmentsGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesMilitary and defenseGovernment business and financeBusinessIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 06:15:36 GMTTeen who fought cancer treatment heads home from hospital, Conn. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was released Monday from a hospital where she had been confined since December.By PAT EATON-ROBBaGeneral newsDiagnosis and treatmentCancerChemotherapyChild and teen healthMedicationDiseases and conditionsHealthLegal proceedingsLaw and orderHartfordConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:08:11 GMTBroadway waits as Tony Award nominations revealed Tuesday YORK (AP) — Many of Broadway's best will be up a little earlier than usual. It's Tony Award nominations day.By MARK KENNEDYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCelebrityTony AwardsAward showsPerforming artsEntertainmentEvents, 28 Apr 2015 05:43:48 GMT5 people shot, 2 of them fatally, near church during funeral YORK (AP) — Two people have been killed and at least three others injured in a shooting outside a New York City church where a funeral was in progress.aGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesViolent crimeCrimeBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:02:42 GMTRiots in Baltimore over man's death in police custody (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and AMANDA LEE MYERSaGeneral newsRiotsAfrican-AmericansArrestsHuman rights and civil libertiesMunicipal governmentsEmergency managementPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 05:07:04 GMTTigers nip Twins 5-4 in series opener (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes had a homer, a double and three RBIs to back David Price in the Detroit Tigers' 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 03:42:04 GMTBucks avoid elimination again, beat Bulls 94-88 in Game 5 (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks insisted this playoff series was about more than just showing up, taking their beating and learning from it.By ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsEventsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 06:15:42 GMTPop star Mariah Carey makes grand entrance for Vegas show VEGAS (AP) — Mariah Carey wanted Las Vegas to know there's a new girl in town.By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 04:38:45 GMTNepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villages, Nepal (AP) — Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quake-devastated Nepal, soldiers on Tuesday were readying food, water and other emergency supplies to be loaded onto helicopters in this small town near the earthquake's epicenter.By KATY DAIGLEiGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeDisaster planning and responseSearch and rescue effortsEmergency managementAccidents and disastersArmed forcesHumanitarian crisesMountainsEventsNatural disastersGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMilitary and defenseEnvironment and natureIndiaNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduAsia, 28 Apr 2015 04:51:02 GMTUkraine's rebels mete out rough justice in authority vacuum PARTYZAN, Ukraine (AP) — A bruised rebel fighter in battle fatigues is tied to a traffic pole, avoiding glances as a crude message hung about his neck flutters in the wind: "I am a marauder. I beat up and robbed my countrymen."By MSTYSLAV CHERNOViGeneral newsCrimeJudiciaryGovernment and politicsUkraineDonetskRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 06:14:24 GMT