FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:15:20 -0800Blizzard-like conditions possible in Northeast's next stormhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf8dd66239074bce922f01f6bcf0aff5NEW YORK (AP) — A major snowstorm with blizzard-like conditions could drop a foot or more of snow across most parts of the Northeast as they gear up for the workweek right after the first real storm of the winter hit them with rain, several inches of snow and messy slush.aBusinessGeneral newsStormsWeatherWinter weatherAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPhiladelphiaNew York CityMainePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf8dd66239074bce922f01f6bcf0aff5Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:29:57 GMTAuschwitz survivor recalls Nazi evil, liberation 70 years onhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18f38d9dc7d84f399648a398f07f9a88SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The tattoo on her left arm has become unreadable but the habit of reading it aloud in Polish remains strong, seven decades after it first scarred her skin.By AIDA CERKEZiGeneral newsThe HolocaustNazismEventsGovernment and politicsBosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevoSerbiaGermanyEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18f38d9dc7d84f399648a398f07f9a88Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:36:00 GMTBoko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, dozens killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f0034458318408881e865e1a7e63121MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — In fierce fighting Sunday, Nigerian troops clashed with Islamic extremists who attacked Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeast Nigeria. Dozens of combatants have been killed and wounded, soldiers and hospital workers said.By HARUNA UMARiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsNigeriaWest AfricaCameroonAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f0034458318408881e865e1a7e63121Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:27:57 GMTEgypt: Police, protesters clash on anniversary of uprisinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8498360aa924ba3b85d42641c4cb519CAIRO (AP) — Egypt tightened security in Cairo and other cities Sunday as police moved to break up scattered protests marking the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, killing three protesters, injuring at least 21 and arresting dozens.By HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEBiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestBombingsRebellions and uprisingsFunerals and memorial servicesPolice brutalityCrimePolitical activismWar and unrestLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceReligious issuesReligionPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoAlexandriaMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8498360aa924ba3b85d42641c4cb519Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:06:04 GMTIsraeli premier says he'll go 'anywhere' to warn about Iranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecd69513f5334aad80f3974b12cb7b5cJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's premier says he will go "anywhere" he is invited to speak about the country's stance regarding Iran's nuclear program.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIsraelUnited StatesIranMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecd69513f5334aad80f3974b12cb7b5cSun, 25 Jan 2015 10:33:36 GMTAndy Murray advances to Australian Open quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/370487e1be014702b2d100f0796d87e9MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Two-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray overcame a relentlessly athletic Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5 on Sunday to secure a spot in the Australian Open quarterfinals.sSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/370487e1be014702b2d100f0796d87e9Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:31:08 GMTWHO mulls reforms to repair reputation after bungling Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c595f1a08cf496c9b5a248c0990648cGENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization is debating how to reform itself after botching the response to the Ebola outbreak, a sluggish performance that experts say cost thousands of lives.By MARIA CHENGiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthGenevaAfricaWest AfricaSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c595f1a08cf496c9b5a248c0990648cSun, 25 Jan 2015 10:50:39 GMTNepal pushed to political turmoil over new constitutionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05689a539504403a651b7159cb662baKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal was pushed further into a political turmoil over a draft of a new constitution with an opposition alliance vowing street protests.iGeneral newsConstitutionsGovernment and politicsNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05689a539504403a651b7159cb662baSun, 25 Jan 2015 09:39:48 GMTObama 'deeply concerned' about latest violence in Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e285088cc6d4b108af6968f1fdacd4aNEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama says his administration is "deeply concerned" about the latest deadly flare-up in eastern Ukraine, but he says he won't change how he's handling the situation.iGovernment and politicsWar and unrestGeneral newsRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e285088cc6d4b108af6968f1fdacd4aSun, 25 Jan 2015 12:07:35 GMTSharapova, Bouchard into quarterfinals at Australian Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d95433b197d844a792f6326d214b0146MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal put earlier stumbles behind them with convincing wins Sunday to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.By JOHN PYEsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisMen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d95433b197d844a792f6326d214b0146Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:02:03 GMTObama received warmly in India, seeks policy advanceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25d620f6bcc7494a936e1741a4e3bf8eNEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama was greeted in India Sunday with an elaborate welcome at the country's sprawling presidential palace, then he solemnly laid a wreath at a memorial honoring the father of India's independence movement, Mahatma Gandhi.By JULIE PACEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsConstitutionsNew DelhiIndiaUnited StatesSouth AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25d620f6bcc7494a936e1741a4e3bf8eSun, 25 Jan 2015 10:25:50 GMTHirscher leads World Cup slalom after 1st run in Kitzbuehelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c9bc36980eb4cbeba56305c309b1919KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Marcel Hirscher mastered a difficult course to post the fastest time in the opening run of a men's World Cup slalom on Sunday.sSportsAlpine skiingSkiingMen's skiingMen's sportsAustriaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c9bc36980eb4cbeba56305c309b1919Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:55:59 GMTIran foreign minister: Outreach to Saudi Arabia 'necessary'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98065a11bd0244cfadf6e9d1f753c9bdTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister says his outreach to regional rival Saudi Arabia after the death of the kingdom's ruler was "necessary."iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsTehranMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaIranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98065a11bd0244cfadf6e9d1f753c9bdSun, 25 Jan 2015 12:32:27 GMT'Mean Girls' it's not but some players scoff at friendshipshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e50749fcfc3a489a97ff536d479f4966MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — In their latest public display of friendship, Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki posted a photo of getting their nails done before the Australian Open. The camaraderie, in a sport better known for its rivalries, has prompted discussion among players on what it's like in the locker room and behind-the-scenes with top women's tennis stars.By JOCELYN GECKERsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsFriendshipsTennisEventsRelationshipsLifestyleAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e50749fcfc3a489a97ff536d479f4966Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:53:59 GMTOfficials say bombings kill 10 in Iraq's capital, Baghdadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dd27ba9e4224684a1b41f039a8db8fdBAGHDAD (AP) — Two bombings ripped through commercial areas in Iraq's capital Sunday, killing at least 10 civilians and wounding dozens, officials said.By SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dd27ba9e4224684a1b41f039a8db8fdSun, 25 Jan 2015 11:23:18 GMTOfficials say bombings kill 8 in Iraq's capital, Baghdadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef0eadf440144df689f27851f7eecc11BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say two bombings in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, have killed at least eight civilians.By SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef0eadf440144df689f27851f7eecc11Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:14:58 GMTAnalysis: GOP calls for bipartisanship, says Obama defianthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a82560493234117b04dcc9fa160a14dWASHINGTON (AP) — Winners by far in last fall's elections, Republicans now demand bipartisanship from President Barack Obama as their due and the voters' desire.By DAVID ESPOwGovernment and politicsHealth care reformElectionsLegislatureEconomyPolitical partiesLegislationGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a82560493234117b04dcc9fa160a14dSun, 25 Jan 2015 12:30:10 GMT30 Filipino police commandos killed in clash with rebelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d857ce6c0d9d49b6bb580276cad1eadcMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine town mayor says more than 30 police commandos have been killed in a clash with Muslim rebels while hunting a top terror suspect in the south.iGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsPoliceLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesManilaPhilippinesSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d857ce6c0d9d49b6bb580276cad1eadcSun, 25 Jan 2015 13:58:42 GMTVylegzhanin, Tchekaleva win World Cup skiathlonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0265b5720e9547b6b8c531cccca3a62cRYBINSK, Russia (AP) — Russia's Maxim Vylegzhanin and Yulia Tchekaleva won men's and women's skiathlon races in the cross-country skiing World Cup on Sunday.sSportsNordic skiingMen's skiingWomen's skiingSkiingMen's sportsWomen's sportsNorwayRussiaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0265b5720e9547b6b8c531cccca3a62cSun, 25 Jan 2015 12:34:07 GMTObama: Counterterrorism operations in Yemen not affectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d28b76d6258d4b3c9f5713ced3080b97NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama says the political vacuum in Yemen hasn't affected U.S. counterterrorism operations inside the Middle Eastern country.iGovernment and politicsTerrorismWar and unrestGeneral newsNational securityMilitary and defenseUnited StatesIndiaYemenNorth AmericaSouth AsiaAsiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d28b76d6258d4b3c9f5713ced3080b97Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:22:59 GMTYemen's Shiite rebels disperse protesters in capital, Sanaahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dde1fd67be74e959437428d13457e55SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Rebels occupying Yemen's capital have dispersed a handful of demonstrators protesting against them, firing automatic rifles into the air, breaking journalists' cameras and scuffling with the crowd while detaining 11 people.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dde1fd67be74e959437428d13457e55Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:30:39 GMTTradition and trophies: What to Watch at the Aussie Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a826256ee784f76b8c7d96157a8e486MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A place in the quarterfinals awaits the victors Monday when the fourth round is completed at the Australian Open and the second week begins in earnest at Melbourne Park.By DENNIS PASSAsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsTennisWomen's sportsEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a826256ee784f76b8c7d96157a8e486Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:37:02 GMTJapan stunned by video claiming death of 1 of 2 IS hostageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6125d57951974541ad4990e80664293fTOKYO (AP) — From the prime minister to ordinary people, Japanese were shocked Sunday at a video purportedly showing one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed.By YURI KAGEYAMAiGeneral newsHostage situationsConstitutionsGovernment and politicsJapanUnited StatesSyriaMiddle EastEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6125d57951974541ad4990e80664293fSun, 25 Jan 2015 13:37:46 GMTFrench arrests beg question: Is free speech for all?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec2a43ff5e944d95b62fc92c2c660725LONDON (AP) — When cartoonists at a French publication that had poked fun at the Prophet Muhammad were shot dead, millions around the world felt it as an attack on freedom of speech.By JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsSocial mediaIslamCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisArrestsTerrorismReligionCrimeOnline mediaMediaSocial affairsEventsReligious issuesSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw and orderRace and ethnicityViolent crimeWar and unrestTerrorist attacksUnited KingdomFranceLondonParisEuropeWestern EuropeEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec2a43ff5e944d95b62fc92c2c660725Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:44:00 GMTAfter dove debacle, Vatican makes balloons new peace symbolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56fa53989f0b4dfebd9d565c67bf9cbbVATICAN CITY (AP) — Dove lovers, rejoice.By FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsVatican CityWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56fa53989f0b4dfebd9d565c67bf9cbbSun, 25 Jan 2015 14:03:28 GMTHargin wins men's World Cup slalom for 1st career victoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae0130b784bd4e6d9fe82edf910a4bbfKITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Mattias Hargin of Sweden won a men's World Cup slalom on Sunday for his first career victory.sSportsMen's skiingAlpine skiingSkiingMen's sportsAustriaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae0130b784bd4e6d9fe82edf910a4bbfSun, 25 Jan 2015 13:42:47 GMTKyrgios joins Nadal in Australian Open quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09b677240971478caab1608821e12160MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Now he's no longer just the kid who upset Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, he's the teenager who beat the guy who beat Roger Federer at the Australian Open.By JOHN PYEsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09b677240971478caab1608821e12160Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:53:17 GMTTurkish president in Somalia to launch development projectshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0826663d690949c7845ffd60cfb54090MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Under tight security Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Sunday launched development projects sponsored by his government including an airport terminal in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.By ABDI GULEDiGeneral newsTerrorismMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestSomaliaTurkeyMogadishuEast AfricaAfricaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0826663d690949c7845ffd60cfb54090Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:02:39 GMTHalep through to Australian Open quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21c325241261402b8ad622808b4788a7MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Simona Halep advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals for the second straight year with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium on SundaysSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21c325241261402b8ad622808b4788a7Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:46:07 GMTZambia: Ruling party candidate wins presidential electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07237ac752994b7ab386d7412b148bfcLUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — The candidate from the ruling Patriotic Front, Edgar Lungu, has won Zambia's presidential election called after President Michael Sata died in October, the acting chief justice announced late Saturday.By NOEL SICHALWEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsJudicial electionsElectionsPolitical partiesNational electionsJudiciaryPolitical organizationsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsZambiaSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07237ac752994b7ab386d7412b148bfcSun, 25 Jan 2015 09:24:22 GMTRussian hockey league aims to slash salary caphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/369b73d2df0a48ec8464b7d7fce1d258MOSCOW (AP) — The Kontinental Hockey League's president says he wants to slash its salary cap as clubs struggle financially in Russia's economic crisis.sSportsFinancial crisisProfessional hockeyHockeyEconomyBusinessFinancial marketsMen's hockeyMen's sportsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/369b73d2df0a48ec8464b7d7fce1d258Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:43:22 GMTAnti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40e37fc49a1640d6ae4fd2c21022dd39ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece voted Sunday in an early general election that could alter the course of the country's battle against crippling debts, with a radical left party favored to win by promising to rewrite the terms of its international bailout.By ELENA BECATOROSiGeneral newsFinancial crisisGovernment and politicsNational governmentsPolitical partiesGeneral electionsGovernment transitionsEconomyBusinessFinancial marketsPolitical organizationsElectionsGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40e37fc49a1640d6ae4fd2c21022dd39Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:26:15 GMT5 ways unmanned drones could affect the American food supplyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4d79b86f1e247e685b724b826976900WASHINGTON (AP) — Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal's temperature. Applying pesticides.By MARY CLARE JALONICKhtBusinessGovernment and politicsDrone aircraftAgriculture and the environmentTechnologyIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsGeneral newsAgricultureIndustriesMaterials industryEnvironmentEnvironment and naturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4d79b86f1e247e685b724b826976900Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:36:37 GMTObama, Modi cite breakthrough on India civil nuclear programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdacde9873a34089965c34202a0a9535NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi say they have achieved a breakthrough understanding to free up U.S. investment in nuclear energy development in India.By JULIE PACEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsConstitutionsNuclear proliferationInternational relationsPolitical issuesWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseIndiaUnited StatesSouth AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaNew Delhihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdacde9873a34089965c34202a0a9535Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:52:39 GMTWHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Obama's presidential 'namaste'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec1ef633666744ab85c0562685b014a4NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama was so honored to be invited to India's Republic Day celebration that he showed it.By JULIE PACE and MUNEEZA NAQVIiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIndiaUnited StatesHyderabadSouth AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec1ef633666744ab85c0562685b014a4Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:49:47 GMTEmotional or not, Kyrgios puts on a show at Aussie Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0965f87d3d9949468654ed5b88826011MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Nick Kyrgios knows how to entertain a crowd. He hits shots between his legs and around the net posts. He smashes rackets. He argues with the chair umpire and interacts with fans in the stands. He smashes more rackets.By JUSTIN BERGMANsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0965f87d3d9949468654ed5b88826011Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:06:08 GMTConstitution move pushes Nepal deeper into political turmoilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1812ea501d3a4c63a69f5ca26b6c320aKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's ruling coalition on Sunday took a step toward drafting a new constitution, angering the opposition and pushing the Himalayan country further into political turmoil.By BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsConstitutionsProtests and demonstrationsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1812ea501d3a4c63a69f5ca26b6c320aSun, 25 Jan 2015 11:23:55 GMTVylegzhanin wins World Cup skiathlonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34f233594a864430b9274d103d493db7RYBINSK, Russia (AP) — Maxim Vylegzhanin became the first Russian to win a cross-country skiing World Cup race this season with victory in a 30-kilometer skiathlon on Sunday.sSportsNordic skiingSkiingMen's skiingMen's sportsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34f233594a864430b9274d103d493db7Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:45:25 GMTMilitary: Extremists attack northeastern Nigeria's biggest city, dozens killed and woundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdb9ce7e3da845e4a20d3d4ca503abd2MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Military: Extremists attack northeastern Nigeria's biggest city, dozens killed and wounded.iGeneral newsNigeriaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdb9ce7e3da845e4a20d3d4ca503abd2Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:27:18 GMTIndonesian rescuers fail again to lift fuselage of AirAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/becf82727da84fc8854b3ffdddbba745PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — The second attempt to lift the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner failed Sunday as the wreckage sank back to the ocean floor when a rope linking the lifting balloons broke.By FADLAN SYAMiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/becf82727da84fc8854b3ffdddbba745Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:29:19 GMTObama, Modi voice optimism about US-India relationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cee60aaf5f54232b52fae0c9e1a1d21NEW DELHI (AP) — Seizing on their personal bond, President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi voiced optimism Sunday that they could find common ground on defense, commerce and environmental issues. Obama said the two leaders had reached a "breakthrough understanding" in efforts to free U.S. investment in nuclear energy development in India.By JULIE PACEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsNuclear proliferationInternational relationsPolitical issuesWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseIndiaUnited StatesSouth AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cee60aaf5f54232b52fae0c9e1a1d21Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:36:11 GMTSecurity tightened on anniversary of Egypt's 2011 uprisinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2323ed45c0d74a6ba4a90a6423fdcb24CAIRO (AP) — Egypt tightened security in Cairo and other cities Sunday as police moved to break up scattered, small protests marking the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.By HAMZA HENDAWIiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestBombingsCrimePolitical activismViolent crimeReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoAlexandriaMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2323ed45c0d74a6ba4a90a6423fdcb24Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:33:28 GMTBalloon crew launches in bid to break 2 major recordshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/309cb49964624bc180d17dc840751948ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An international team has launched its helium-filled balloon from Japan in a bid to reach North America and break two major records en route.aGeneral newsJapanAlbuquerqueNorth AmericaNew MexicoEast AsiaAsiaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/309cb49964624bc180d17dc840751948Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:00:21 GMTLawyer: Man sentence for crime he can't recall after wreckhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbeaa8ec9a704d43b389733768d523c2BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to a year's probation for crimes his defense attorney says the man can't recall because of a brain injury suffered in a car accident.aOdditiesCrimeGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderButlerPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbeaa8ec9a704d43b389733768d523c2Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:59:11 GMTKyrgios to meet Murray in in Australian Open quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c9a2c8784d340d18f6554ffd49dabb6MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — He upset Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, and followed up Sunday by beating the guy who ousted Roger Federer at the Australian Open. Next up for Nick Kyrgios is a quarterfinal against Andy Murray at Melbourne Park.By JOHN PYEsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c9a2c8784d340d18f6554ffd49dabb6Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:58:23 GMTCentral African Republic: Militia kidnaps sports ministerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bd6b4f7efd04b50884c4f0493332a99BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — A minister in Central African Republic's transitional government was kidnapped Sunday by armed men believed to belong to the Christian anti-Balaka militia group, his wife said.By HIPPOLYTE MARBOUAiGeneral newsKidnappingGovernment transitionsCrimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCentral African RepublicBanguiCentral AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bd6b4f7efd04b50884c4f0493332a99Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:48:39 GMTSanta Ana winds knock out power to thousands in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b7177b248f2405eb945cf547fa58d3aLOS ANGELES (AP) — Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles.aGeneral newsPower outagesWeatherFiresService outagesAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLos AngelesCaliforniaSanta AnaOntarioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b7177b248f2405eb945cf547fa58d3aSun, 25 Jan 2015 09:43:59 GMTUkraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7efd74293774546a403d7e7bf214ba9KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's leader says intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russian-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people.iGeneral newsUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7efd74293774546a403d7e7bf214ba9Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:42:37 GMTAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7a2c289e37e478fb69fbf6e133cdfdcMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine town mayor says more than 30 police commandos killed in clash with Muslim rebels.iGeneral newsReligious strifeMunicipal governmentsPoliceLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesManilaPhilippinesSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7a2c289e37e478fb69fbf6e133cdfdcSun, 25 Jan 2015 13:39:00 GMTIn Nigeria, Kerry to discuss election, insurgent grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b13d78720c04686986007861d5e2c03ZURICH (AP) — Reflecting concern over the possibility of postelection violence, America's top diplomat is seeking separate meetings with Nigeria's president and his leading opponent ahead of voting as part of an effort to encourage both sides to accept the results peacefully.By KEN DILANIANiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestWar and unrestRun-off electionsDiplomacyElectionsInternational relationsNigeriaUnited StatesMiddle EastWest AfricaAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b13d78720c04686986007861d5e2c03Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:59:19 GMT