FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Mar 2015 17:54:09 -0700Arrieta goes 4 shutout innings, homers as Cubs rout Rockies, Ariz. (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched four shutout innings and also homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the split-squad Chicago Cubs routed the Colorado Rockies 18-4 Saturday.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballEventsMen's sportsAthlete healthMesaArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:30:53 GMTAustralia signs up to negotiations on Chinese-led bank, Australia (AP) — Australia announced on Sunday that it would join negotiations to establish a new a Chinese-led Asian regional bank that has emerged as a potential challenge to United States influence in a part of the world where the Obama administration has tried to forge stronger ties.iBusinessGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsAustraliaChinaJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesOceaniaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:08:54 GMTLucic scores 2 goals in Bruins' 4-2 win over Rangers (AP) — If the Boston Bruins want an example of what's needed in the final few games to make the playoffs, they can simply watch a replay of the first period against the New York Rangers.By KEN POWTAKsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityBostonNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaMassachusetts, 28 Mar 2015 23:52:34 GMTCabrera homers, leads Tigers over Cardinals 4-3, Fla. (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit his second home run of the spring and raised his average to .385, leading the Detroit Tigers past the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Saturday.By JEFF BERLINICKEsSportsAthlete injuriesMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthEventsLakelandPhiladelphiaNew York CityFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaNew York, 28 Mar 2015 22:23:05 GMTIt's Izzo versus Pitino in showdown to settle East Region, N.Y. (AP) — Tom Izzo and Rick Pitino are Final Four regulars, and one of them will be back this year even though both of their teams were counted out weeks ago.By JOHN WAWROWsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsMichiganNew YorkSyracuseUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:53 GMTDenver beats Boston College 5-2 in NCAA hockey, R.I. (AP) — Grant Arnold scored twice and Trevor Moore had a goal and an assist to help Denver beat Boston College 5-2 on Saturday in the East Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.sSportsCollege hockeyCollege sportsMen's sportsHockeyProvidenceRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 22:49:23 GMTWinter Olympics inspectors positive after Beijing visit (AP) — International Olympic Committee inspectors are departing Beijing after offering a positive evaluation of the Chinese capital's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics.iGeneral newsSportsSummer Olympic gamesOlympic gamesWinter Olympic gamesEventsBeijingChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 29 Mar 2015 00:38:34 GMTRoss strikes out 12 in 6 innings for Padres in win, Ariz. (AP) — Tyson Ross showed off his arm for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, striking out 12 in six dominant innings and leading the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday.By ALAN ESKEWsSportsAthlete injuriesMLB Spring TrainingBaseballProfessional baseballAthlete healthMen's sportsEventsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:17:09 GMTWisconsin heads to Final Four after 85-78 win over Arizona ANGELES (AP) — Frank Kaminsky and the Wisconsin Badgers hung on to make the Final Four again.By BETH HARRISsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipMen's basketballCollege basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWisconsinArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:42:02 GMTAre Houston Regional shooting woes due to stadium? (AP) — The South Regional of the NCAA Tournament is the only one being played in a football stadium.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege footballCollege sportsMen's basketballFootballEventsProfessional footballMen's sportsBasketballMen's college basketballCollege basketballHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:18:58 GMTA-Rod homers in Yankees' 10-2 loss to Orioles, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez hit his third homer and raised his batting average to .306, new shortstop Didi Gregorius gave New York a scare and the Yankees lost 10-2 to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.By MARK DIDTLERsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 21:48:06 GMTPolanco homers as Pirates beat Blue Jays, Fla. (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered for the second straight day and Neil Walker hit a two-run double Saturday, as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat a Toronto Blue Jays split squad 8-3.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballEventsBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthBradentonTorontoFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 28 Mar 2015 21:27:00 GMTKazmir, Quintana both strong; A's beat White Sox 10-4, Ariz. (AP) — Left-handers Scott Kazmir of Oakland and Jose Quintana of Chicago tuned up for the regular season with strong starts on Saturday, and the Athletics beat the White Sox 10-4.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsArizonaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:56:20 GMTJimmy Walker leads hometown Texas Open ANTONIO (AP) — Jimmy Walker opened a four-stroke lead over fellow Texan Jordan Spieth, shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday in his hometown Texas Open.By TIM PRICEsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfTexasSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:11:36 GMTAlabama DB Geno Smith arrested on DUI charge, Ala. (AP) — Alabama defensive back Geno Smith was arrested and charged with driving under the influence for the second time in his career with the Crimson Tide.aGeneral newsArrestsCrimeCollege footballSportsReckless endangermentLaw and orderCollege sportsFootballAlabamaTuscaloosaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 22:28:04 GMTBoko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history.By MICHELLE FAUL and HARUNA UMARiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMunicipal governmentsVotingWar and unrestRebellions and uprisingsNational electionsElectionsViolent crimeCrimeLocal governmentsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesNigeriaAfricaWest Africa, 29 Mar 2015 00:13:34 GMTSerena Williams easily wins opening match at Miami Open BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Serena Williams punctuated points Saturday with theatrics worthy of a Grand Slam final. There were squeals, knee kicks, pirouettes and fist pumps, sometimes all at once.By STEVEN WINEsSportsAthlete injuriesTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisAthlete healthWomen's sportsMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 22:59:28 GMTBautista hits 2-run double for Blue Jays in loss to Braves, Fla. (AP) — Jose Bautista hit a two-run double for the split-squad Toronto Blue Jays in a 5-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.By JEFF ODOMsSportsMLB Spring TrainingAthlete injuriesEventsAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsFloridaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 28 Mar 2015 21:26:20 GMTRed Sox rough up Rays starter Karns in 9-6 victory CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Nathan Karns is excited about an opportunity to open the season in Tampa Bay's pitching rotation.By FRED GOODALLsSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 22:41:11 GMTBird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county (AP) — An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the highly contagious disease could seriously damage the industry.By STEVE KARNOWSKIaBusinessGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksAnimalsLivestock diseasesInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAnimal healthConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgriculturePublic healthMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:27:48 GMTBrook stops Dan after 4 rounds to keep IBF welterweight belt, England (AP) — Kell Brook won his first defense of the IBF welterweight belt when mandatory and outclassed challenger Jo Jo Dan retired after their fourth round and four knockdowns on Saturday.sSportsMen's boxingBoxingMen's sportsEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Mar 2015 23:30:44 GMTCourtney Force tops Funny Car qualifying, N.C. (AP) — Courtney Force top Funny Car qualifying Saturday in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.sSportsNHRAAutomobile racingMotorcycle racing, 28 Mar 2015 23:18:10 GMTBoko Haram kills 39, legislator, disrupting Nigeria election, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses and officials say Boko Haram extremists killed 39 people, including a legislator, in northeastern Nigeria, disrupting the country's presidential election.htGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsMunicipal governmentsMilitant groupsWar and unrestBombingsEnergy industryPolitical and civil unrestRebellions and uprisingsImprovised explosivesBiometricsLocal governmentsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesIndustriesBusinessTechnologyNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 28 Mar 2015 22:00:10 GMTBride accused of niece's death after wedding found guilty, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania newlywed has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in the shooting death of her niece hours after the ceremony.aGeneral newsViolent crimeReckless endangermentLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderBeaverPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 22:49:12 GMTBoston U. beats Minnesota-Duluth in Northeast Regional, N.H. (AP) — Evan Rodrigues scored with 2:24 left in the third period and Boston University held on to beat Minnesota-Duluth 3-2 on Saturday in the NCAA hockey tournament's Northeast Regional championship, sending the Terriers home with a berth in the Frozen Four.By DOUG ALDENsSportsCollege sportsCollege hockeyHockeyDuluthMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:34:51 GMTKevin Sutherland takes Champions Tour lead, Miss. (AP) — Kevin Sutherland birdied three of the final six holes Saturday for a 5-under 67 and the second-round lead in the Champions Tour's Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic.sSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolf, 28 Mar 2015 23:21:36 GMTSerena and Venus Williams to play Fed Cup against Italy BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Serena and Venus Williams say they plan to play for the U.S. Fed Cup team next month against Italy.sSportsWomen's tennisFed CupTennisWomen's sportsEventsItalyUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:05:59 GMTBrewers' Braun has 2 hits, 2 RBIs in 3-2 loss to Indians (AP) — Ryan Braun extended his torrid stretch with two more hits and two RBIs for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 3-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEvents, 29 Mar 2015 00:09:48 GMTLA commuter train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt ANGELES (AP) — A commuter train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California on Saturday, seriously injuring the driver and the train's operator. Nineteen passengers on the train suffered lesser injuries.By JOHN ROGERSaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 22:41:59 GMTPainstaking search continues after NYC blast, but hope dims YORK (AP) — Searching with hands and dogs through scoops of rubble from three apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, emergency workers painstakingly looked for signs of two missing people Saturday, though authorities acknowledged the chances were slim.By JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsFiresExplosionsAccidents and disastersCrimeAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 22:30:32 GMTAP sources: Texas fires coach Barnes after 17 years, Texas (AP) — Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes will be released after yet another quick exit from the postseason, people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday.By JIM VERTUNOsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballCoachingCollege sportsBasketballEventsMen's sportsSports transactionsSports businessTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:29:10 GMTFrazier homers, drives in 4 as Reds beat Cubs, Ariz. (AP) — Todd Frazier hit his fourth home run this spring and drove in four runs as the Cincinnati Reds beat a Chicago Cubs split squad 9-5 Saturday.By GARY SCHATZsSportsMLB Spring TrainingBaseballProfessional baseballEventsMen's sportsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:21:29 GMTDecorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face (AP) — A decorated Boston police officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face by a man with several gun convictions during a traffic stop that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker, the city's police commissioner said.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:13:37 GMTMauer hits 1st spring homer, Twins beat Phillies MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Joe Mauer isn't known for his pull-side power, but that could change this season.By MIKE BERARDINOsSportsAthlete injuriesMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthEventsFort MyersFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 21:35:46 GMTGoldschmidt, Pollock hit 1st HRs in D'Backs' loss to Royals, Ariz. (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt and A.J. Pollock each hit their first homers of spring training in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 10-5 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:17:26 GMTSeahawks QB Russell Wilson works out with Texas Rangers, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson spent Saturday at spring training with the Texas Rangers, hitting a home run in batting practice and drawing on his recent Super Bowl experience to deliver a message to the team.By ALAN ESKEWsSportsSports transactionsNFL Super BowlMLB Spring TrainingProfessional footballProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsEventsFootballTexasArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 22:55:35 GMTNo. 1 seed Maryland ousts Duke in regional semifinals 65-55, Wash. (AP) — Brenda Frese sat down at the dais and immediately gave a little jab at Maryland's former foes from its days in the ACC.By TIM BOOTHsSportsCollege basketballNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsEventsWomen's sportsMarylandWashingtonSpokaneUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:59:36 GMT7 shot and injured at Florida spring break house party CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with attempted murder.By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIELaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePanama CityFloridaMobileAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:55:58 GMTWoman, 2 year old killed, man injured in Bremerton shooting, Wash. (AP) — Kitsap County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a double homicide in Bremerton. The suspect remains at large.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderWashingtonBremertonUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:21:04 GMTTrout hits 4th HR for Angels, Pederson hits 5th for Dodgers, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Trout hit his fourth spring homer for the Los Angeles Angels while rookie Joc Pederson hit his fifth home run that helped the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-4 win Saturday.By JIM RICHARDSsSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:53:39 GMTZunino homers twice, but Giants rally to edge Mariners 9-8, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Zunino hit two home runs and Kyle Seager added a third for the Seattle Mariners, but the San Francisco Giants rallied from a four-run deficit in the top of the ninth inning with minor leaguers Saturday in a 9-8 split-squad victory.By JOSE M. ROMEROsSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsArizonaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 29 Mar 2015 00:42:04 GMTLA light rail train hits car, partially derails; 21 hurt ANGELES (AP) — A light rail train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California on Saturday, seriously injuring the driver and the train's operator. Nineteen passengers on the train suffered lesser injuries.By JOHN ROGERSaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:08:23 GMTSome British Airways frequent flier accounts miles breached YORK (AP) — Some British Airways frequent flier accounts have been hacked, but the airline says that most personal information is safe.By SCOTT MAYEROWITZhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnology, 28 Mar 2015 21:31:05 GMTWitnesses: Boko Haram kills 39 people, legislator, to disrupt Nigerian elections in northeast, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses: Boko Haram kills 39 people, legislator, to disrupt Nigerian elections in northeast.iGeneral newsNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 28 Mar 2015 21:45:21 GMTWildfire threatens Montana ski area, forcing evacuation LODGE, Mont. (AP) — Authorities evacuated a ski lodge in southern Montana on Saturday because of a wind-driven wildfire heading toward it.aGeneral newsEvacuationsAccidents and disastersDisaster planning and responseFiresNatural disastersMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Mar 2015 00:37:35 GMTPolice officer wounded in Arizona Wal-Mart melee recovering, Ariz. (AP) — A police officer shot during a deadly late-night brawl outside a Wal-Mart store in north-central Arizona was released from the hospital this week.aGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesLaw and orderGovernment and politicsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:15:50 GMTPower leads Penske sweep in qualifying for IndyCar opener PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — IndyCar champion Will Power led a Team Penske sweep in qualifying for the long-awaited opener.By JENNA FRYERsSportsAutomobile racingIndyCarNASCARConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSt. PetersburgFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:02:06 GMTHundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory (AP) — Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.By RICK CALLAHANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansReligionReligious issuesState legislatureLocal governmentsSocial affairsSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesMarriageFamily issuesLegislatureState governmentsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Mar 2015 23:25:36 GMTCharles Dickens' desk to go on permanent display at museum (AP) — They were the best of lines, they were the worst of lines — and the desk where Charles Dickens wrote them has been saved for the British public.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 29 Mar 2015 00:02:19 GMTTom Brady posts video of cliff jump Brady really went deep.By The Associated PresssSportsProfessional footballFootball, 28 Mar 2015 21:43:30 GMT