FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:51:28 -08007 hurt when lightning strikes near Tampa Bay gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6752eb8d25745ce9886bacdc6417f97TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Lightning struck a car in a parking lot near the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stadium after their game with Green Bay on Sunday, injuring seven people, officials and witnesses said.aGeneral newsSportsProfessional footballFootballNHL hockeyProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6752eb8d25745ce9886bacdc6417f97Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:27:52 GMTJets players speak out on murdered NYPD officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c46625653664b02befd096c49ba921cEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sheldon Richardson was stunned when he heard the news Saturday that two New York City police officers were killed in the line of duty.By DENNIS WASZAK Jr.aGeneral newsSportsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriEventsViolent crimeCrimeProfessional footballFootballNew JerseyBrooklynNew York CityFergusonSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew YorkMissourihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c46625653664b02befd096c49ba921cMon, 22 Dec 2014 00:09:25 GMTSouth Korea lowers outlook on weak private sectorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ba6ba283ef54337bb329c39c11d21f0SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea lowered its growth forecast for next year, citing persistently weak sentiment among consumers and businesses. But the government predicted that overall economic conditions will improve from this year thanks to government measures, recovery in the U.S. economy and the fall in oil prices.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomic outlookEconomyGovernment policyGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ba6ba283ef54337bb329c39c11d21f0Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:16:36 GMTN. Korea threatens strikes on US amid hacking claimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6be4b20781cd43fbb9e35d0a603be972SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Barack Obama is "recklessly" spreading rumors of a Pyongyang-orchestrated cyberattack of Sony Pictures, North Korea says, as it warns of strikes against the White House, Pentagon and "the whole U.S. mainland, that cesspool of terrorism."By HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsTerrorismGovernment and politicsWar and unrestMilitary and defenseNorth KoreaUnited StatesSouth KoreaSeoulPyongyangDistrict of ColumbiaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6be4b20781cd43fbb9e35d0a603be972Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:43:52 GMTPats edge Jets 17-16, clinch 1st-round playoff byehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a99dff328954b95afb0193085154e20EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tom Brady and the Patriots will be resting at home for the start of the playoffs.By DENNIS WASZAK Jr.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional footballNFL PlayoffsAthlete healthFootballEventsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a99dff328954b95afb0193085154e20Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:41:39 GMTSteelers, Packers win, move into playoffshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff04cbe383f04f3085808c6fde3f46aaThe Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers both qualified for the NFL playoffs with wins Sunday. Next week, they will play for division titles at home.By The Associated PresssSportsNFL PlayoffsProfessional footballEventsFootballDallasPhiladelphiaGreen BayBuffaloTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaWisconsinNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff04cbe383f04f3085808c6fde3f46aaMon, 22 Dec 2014 01:53:46 GMTFrance: Driver goes on rampage, feeding fearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da2bc08bba664255922f3dab544b67dbPARIS (AP) — A driver deliberately slammed his car into crowds around the city of Dijon in eastern France on Sunday, raising concerns at a time when Islamic extremists are calling for attacks in France.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da2bc08bba664255922f3dab544b67dbMon, 22 Dec 2014 01:56:30 GMTA look at the 2 NYC officers killed in ambushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f52fe01829e3422498a040d506718b7eOfficers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were in their marked New York Police Department cruiser on a Brooklyn street when a gunman opened fire on them, then fled to a subway station where he committed suicide. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the partners never had time to pull their weapons and might not have even seen their killer. The men were working out of the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn as part of a special detail to help with crime reduction in the area.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f52fe01829e3422498a040d506718b7eMon, 22 Dec 2014 01:11:25 GMTFrance: Driver slams into passersby in rampagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb3b7090b7344bfe8322668cad37c824PARIS (AP) — French authorities say a driver deliberately slammed into passersby in several spots around the eastern city of Dijon, injuring several people and raising national concern.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb3b7090b7344bfe8322668cad37c824Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:54:22 GMTSteelers wrap up playoff berth, top Chiefs 20-12http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b64303fad09644e58ae44af043a31342PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers spent two years rebuilding themselves on the fly, a necessary process that frequently looked more erratic than inspiring.By WILL GRAVESsSportsNFL PlayoffsProfessional footballEventsFootballPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b64303fad09644e58ae44af043a31342Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:10:17 GMTFoster, defense lead Texans over Ravens 25-13http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50cbc55fad59477facf61cb723992f88HOUSTON (AP) — A week ago, Case Keenum was perched in a tree with a bow in his hands looking for a white-tailed deer to shoot.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50cbc55fad59477facf61cb723992f88Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:48:05 GMTRodgers, Packers clinch playoff spot, 20-3 over Bucshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3b14bc385e046ad8bd85cd92ccd8a14TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nothing Aaron Rodgers does as a quarterback surprises the Packers.By FRED GOODALLsSportsNFL PlayoffsProfessional footballFootballEventsTampaWisconsinFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3b14bc385e046ad8bd85cd92ccd8a14Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:30:29 GMTHeat snap 5-game home slide, top Celtics 100-84http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72afd1096c854b17b30025074dee7238MIAMI (AP) — Luol Deng scored 23 points, James Ennis scored 10 of his 16 in the fourth quarter and the Miami Heat ended a five-game home losing streak with a 100-84 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72afd1096c854b17b30025074dee7238Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:34:09 GMTDavis scores 38, leads Pelicans past Thunderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/139675ccbc1042ac8779c7488cbd0faeOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 38 points to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 101-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballOklahomaOklahoma CityPortlandUnited StatesNorth AmericaMainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/139675ccbc1042ac8779c7488cbd0faeMon, 22 Dec 2014 02:42:20 GMTIginla helps Avalanche beat Red Wings 2-1 in shootouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef2360262a4e48bf9b3ff9054423df59DETROIT (AP) — Jarome Iginla scored in the ninth shootout round to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesDisaster planning and responseMen's sportsAthlete healthAccidents and disastersGeneral newsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDetroitColoradoMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef2360262a4e48bf9b3ff9054423df59Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:06:31 GMTQB Jameis Winston cleared in conduct hearinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db44f99e74e5427589014efad45dd189TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was cleared Sunday of the accusations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing involving an alleged sexual assault two years ago.By KAREEM COPELANDaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballSex in societyViolent crimeCrimeCollege sportsFootballSchool athleticsEducationSocial affairsSocial issuesFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db44f99e74e5427589014efad45dd189Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:52:21 GMT10 Things to Know for Mondayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88528e4598c84e5e9835aa3b67b950e0Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88528e4598c84e5e9835aa3b67b950e0Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:00:43 GMTNo. 2 UConn women rout UCLA 86-50http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ab29b49e2514a048af5df17f6f1d3b8UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 22 points to lead a balanced offense and No. 2 UConn beat UCLA 86-50 on Sunday in the Naismith Hall of Fame women's holiday showcase at the Mohegan Sun Arena.By DOUG FEINBERGsSportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ab29b49e2514a048af5df17f6f1d3b8Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:09:33 GMTStafford, Suh lead Lions over Bears 20-14http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1621af405fe4b49b189514f649bd8adCHICAGO (AP) — After benching Jay Cutler, the Chicago Bears nearly hung an embarrassing loss on the playoff-bound Detroit Lions.By ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsNFL PlayoffsEventsProfessional footballFootballChicagoGreen BayIllinoisUnited StatesNorth AmericaWisconsinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1621af405fe4b49b189514f649bd8adSun, 21 Dec 2014 23:46:27 GMTPowers, No. 18 Michigan State beat No. 19 Syracuse 89-76http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee94981ffc8e41e4b11b5b3332e53f80WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Aerial Powers had 32 points and 17 rebounds, leading No. 18 Michigan State over No. 19 Syracuse 89-76 in the final game of the Florida Sunshine Classic at Rollins College on Sunday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee94981ffc8e41e4b11b5b3332e53f80Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:27:34 GMT76ers claim 3rd win of season, 96-88 over Magichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a87e0bd1b724f16b5cde8d849ed7554ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Michael Carter-Williams scored 21 points and the Philadelphia 76ers rallied in the second half to claim a 96-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night.By KYLE HIGHTOWERsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballOrlandoFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a87e0bd1b724f16b5cde8d849ed7554Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:56:52 GMTRomo, Cowboys reach playoffs in 42-7 rout of Coltshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1348ea3289914705974d045929396323ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo helped dump a bucket on Jason Garrett and playfully shoved him the same way the Dallas coach often does to his players.By SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional footballNFL PlayoffsAthlete healthFootballEventsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1348ea3289914705974d045929396323Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:53:34 GMTKiller of 2 NYC officers had long criminal historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1eb181ca82f41bc84653e7f1e9d30dbNEW YORK (AP) — The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, authorities said Sunday.By TOM HAYSaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriProtests and demonstrationsPoliceCrimeMunicipal governmentsEventsViolent crimePolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsBrooklynNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1eb181ca82f41bc84653e7f1e9d30dbSun, 21 Dec 2014 23:49:05 GMTSatanic Temple puts up display at Michigan Capitolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c49d0dc0bf814a37b82757873d1113c9LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Christians and Satanists put up competing displays Sunday on the Michigan Capitol grounds as Christmas week got underway.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsChristianityHolidaysSatanismState legislatureReligionSocial affairsOccasionsLifestyleLegislatureState governmentsLansingMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c49d0dc0bf814a37b82757873d1113c9Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:21:36 GMTPolice: Fugitive killed Florida officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48c5b52637714e7eb62ecc6e3b5f7253MIAMI (AP) — A fugitive trying to evade an arrest warrant shot a Tampa-area police officer and then ran him over early Sunday, killing the officer, police said.By MICHAEL J. MISHAKaGeneral newsFugitivesCrimePoliceLaw and orderViolent crimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsFloridaTampaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48c5b52637714e7eb62ecc6e3b5f7253Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:50:14 GMTDolphins rally past Vikings 37-35; Philbin to keep jobhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c531a97a365844a7820c73fda0263d13MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross stood on the sideline at the end of Sunday's wild victory sharing a laugh with those around him, his mind made up regarding the direction of the franchise.By STEVEN WINEsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c531a97a365844a7820c73fda0263d13Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:16:40 GMTSeahawks, Cardinals trade punts in first quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9135f413bca4fcdb56454b14a02108bGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals were scoreless in a defensive-dominated first quarter in their NFC West showdown Sunday night.By JOHN MARSHALLsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional footballSports businessAthlete healthFootballArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9135f413bca4fcdb56454b14a02108bMon, 22 Dec 2014 02:10:38 GMTRookie Beckham leads Giants past Rams 37-27http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/000a4947b5074b6c8dd7ceb00212482fST. LOUIS (AP) — The New York Giants are peaking behind a rookie that no one can cover. Odell Beckham Jr. showed the St. Louis Rams plenty of toughness, too.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsProfessional footballFootballSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/000a4947b5074b6c8dd7ceb00212482fMon, 22 Dec 2014 00:44:52 GMTInterim prime minister named in politically fractious Haitihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70ca3205075a4d5987951e81fab86bc0PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Health Minister Florence Duperval Guillaume was named as Haiti's interim prime minister on Sunday following the resignation of her predecessor a week ago amid a stalemate over delayed legislative elections.iGeneral newsPolitical resignationsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsElectionsLegislatureNational electionsHaitiCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70ca3205075a4d5987951e81fab86bc0Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:43:39 GMTNo. 13 Duke women top No. 8 Kentucky, 89-68http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad9abb0e6f9a4a0e97f9eff4f5bc1621DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — No. 13 Duke finally figured out how to finish off a Top 10 team: Build a big lead, and don't let up.By JOEDY McCREARYsSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsKentuckyDurhamUnited StatesNorth AmericaNorth Carolinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad9abb0e6f9a4a0e97f9eff4f5bc1621Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:01:21 GMTTimeline of events before and after NY cop deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1604e757a511428282272c4c524b690dA timeline of events in the hours before and moments after two New York Police Department officers were killed in their cruiser Saturday by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, a 28-year-old man who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMarylandBrooklynBaltimoreNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1604e757a511428282272c4c524b690dSun, 21 Dec 2014 22:38:58 GMTNFL Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68241c7546d4451c93285328e8787ae3ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas ended a four-year playoff drought Sunday in a dominating 42-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts, with Tony Romo throwing four touchdown passes and breaking Troy Aikman's franchise record for yards passing.By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesNFL PlayoffsAthlete healthEventsProfessional footballFootballWisconsinDallasHoustonMissouriTexasPhiladelphiaPittsburghTampaGreen BayOaklandCincinnatiKansas CityNewtonUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaFloridaCaliforniaOhioNew Jerseyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68241c7546d4451c93285328e8787ae3Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:03:42 GMTRaiders knock out Bills with 26-24 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4b74b73f48344cf800ce4d2af3a5583OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With their playoff hopes at stake, the Buffalo Bills couldn't manage to stop Derek Carr and the lowly Oakland Raiders.By JOSH DUBOWsSportsNFL PlayoffsProfessional footballFootballEventsOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4b74b73f48344cf800ce4d2af3a5583Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:55:12 GMTFlorida authorities say 1 police officer shot and killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8049a04fdf0d4d499158d9e1a4470a0dMIAMI (AP) — Florida authorities say a Tarpon Springs police officer was shot and killed early Sunday by a fugitive trying to evade a warrant.By MICHAEL MISHAKaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8049a04fdf0d4d499158d9e1a4470a0dSun, 21 Dec 2014 23:59:51 GMTWilliams, Lowry lead Raptors past Knickshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f279fc7574ab42ae89f82960fdb9bdc3TORONTO (AP) — Lou Williams and Kyle Lowry each scored 22 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks 118-108 on Sunday for their sixth consecutive win.By IAN HARRISONsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballTorontoNew York CityOntarioCanadaNorth AmericaNew YorkUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f279fc7574ab42ae89f82960fdb9bdc3Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:09:41 GMTFalcons eliminate Saints 30-14, setting up Panthers showdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdbe324446f2432881d98b6491a00c29NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A tenacious play by two backup defenders on Jimmy Graham's catch at the goal line — and a little help from a disputed ruling — helped save Atlanta's postseason hopes and ultimately sank the Saints.By BRETT MARTELsSportsProfessional footballFootballNew OrleansAtlantaLouisianaUnited StatesNorth AmericaGeorgiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdbe324446f2432881d98b6491a00c29Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:08:22 GMTPlumlee, Nets hold off Pistons, 110-105http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25b971aa464f4c4aa71b9b9a2a4c1a5dNEW YORK (AP) — Mason Plumlee scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Brooklyn Nets held off a late rally for a 110-105 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.By JEFFREY BERNSTEINsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25b971aa464f4c4aa71b9b9a2a4c1a5dMon, 22 Dec 2014 02:03:03 GMTPanthers beat Browns 17-13, move into first placehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/713303fd84694bc79b8700f1a724de1cCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton's teammates have never doubted his toughness.By STEVE REEDsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationNewtonCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/713303fd84694bc79b8700f1a724de1cSun, 21 Dec 2014 23:24:38 GMTHammond leads No. 10 Louisville women past No. 24 Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f22caec8129c43c894f6000d1ea5e7bfBERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Sara Hammond scored 10 of her 18 points in the second half, and No. 10 Louisville beat No. 24 California 70-57 on Sunday in a rematch of their 2013 national semifinal.By RICK EYMERsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsCaliforniaLouisvilleUnited StatesNorth AmericaKentuckyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f22caec8129c43c894f6000d1ea5e7bfMon, 22 Dec 2014 00:29:25 GMTLeBron scores 25 as Cavaliers tame Grizzlies 105-91http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c68c807dd664f6885d6f7cdb71f15ddCLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James and Kyrie Irving stepped aside and let one of their teammates polish off an opponent.By TOM WITHERSsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c68c807dd664f6885d6f7cdb71f15ddMon, 22 Dec 2014 01:48:05 GMTAustralian woman charged with murder of 8 childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3b1b3154f90444daac119e8481aba7cCAIRNS, Australia (AP) — A judge on Monday rejected a plea by lawyers for an Australia woman charged with killing eight children to have the next hearing held in a mental health court.iGeneral newsViolent crimeMental healthCrimeHealthAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3b1b3154f90444daac119e8481aba7cMon, 22 Dec 2014 01:35:59 GMTSeguin helps Stars past Oilers 6-5 in shootouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85349dd98a7f415990946a1832f0377aEDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Tyler Seguin had two goals and an assist, and then scored in the shootout to help the Dallas Stars beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-5 on Sunday night for their fourth consecutive win.sSportsMen's sportsMen's hockeyHockeyProfessional hockeyAlbertaSeguinEdmontonCanadaNorth AmericaTexasUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85349dd98a7f415990946a1832f0377aMon, 22 Dec 2014 02:30:37 GMTWhat's being said about killings of 2 NYC officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2399a7c351ec47fcad7956284e720c00Reaction to the deaths of two New York Police Department officers killed by a gunman who ambushed them in their squad car on a Brooklyn street:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriMunicipal governmentsViolent crimeCrimeEventsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2399a7c351ec47fcad7956284e720c00Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:37:56 GMTMiles scores 28 to help Pacers hold off Wolveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bf927edc37744c082c603a45d40df6fMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — C.J. Miles scored 28 points and David West bulled his way to the basket for two big points with 34 seconds to play to help the Indiana Pacers hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-96 on Sunday night.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballSports businessAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bf927edc37744c082c603a45d40df6fMon, 22 Dec 2014 02:36:05 GMTRaiders knock Bills out of playoffs with 26-24 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ccbab09cb88417981945579c2ab570bOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Unable to make the playoffs for the 12th straight year, the Oakland Raiders are doing a good job keeping other teams out of the postseason.By JOSH DUBOWsSportsAthlete injuriesNFL PlayoffsAthlete healthEventsProfessional footballFootballOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ccbab09cb88417981945579c2ab570bMon, 22 Dec 2014 02:27:44 GMTNY cop killer had long criminal historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/388e5de17bab4c82b780ae14ffee2610NEW YORK (AP) — The gunman who fatally ambushed two New York City police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, authorities said Sunday.By TOM HAYSaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriProtests and demonstrationsPoliceCrimeMunicipal governmentsEventsViolent crimePolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/388e5de17bab4c82b780ae14ffee2610Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:02:49 GMTBrowns lose Manziel in 17-13 loss to Panthershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/730fced1472a43ef97c7d1f514d833afCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Cleveland Browns are limping to the finish line.By STEVE REEDsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballCharlotteNewtonNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/730fced1472a43ef97c7d1f514d833afMon, 22 Dec 2014 00:06:49 GMTSuns end Wizards' 6-game winning streakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/231b21d8260f4e09b3cdf2732802ffa0WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Bledsoe and Markieff Morris each scored 17 points, Goran Dragic added 16 and the Phoenix Suns beat Washington 104-92 on Sunday night to end the Wizards' winning streak at six.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/231b21d8260f4e09b3cdf2732802ffa0Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:39:05 GMTAP sources: Yates tapped for deputy AGhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/083623551e79468ba55f850e8f81d169WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is preparing to nominate the top federal prosecutor in Atlanta to the No. 2 position at the Justice Department, according to two people familiar with the move.By ERIC TUCKERwGovernment and politicsGovernment appointments and nominationsCabinet appointments and nominationsCabinetsUnited StatesAtlantaNorth AmericaGeorgiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/083623551e79468ba55f850e8f81d169Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:22:31 GMTKings snap 5-game losing skid, beat Lakers 108-101http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72378c1c77e0407ebdcd5ca397ecf38eSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points and 14 rebounds in his second start since returning from a serious illness, and the Sacramento Kings snapped a five-game losing streak with a 108-101 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballSacramentoLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72378c1c77e0407ebdcd5ca397ecf38eMon, 22 Dec 2014 01:44:41 GMT