FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 18 Apr 2014 16:18:22 -0700Gene Fieger wins Senior PGA Professional ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Gene Fieger won the Senior PGA Professional National Championship on Friday, closing with a 3-under 69 for a six-stroke victory.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsPGA ChampionshipsEventsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:58:47 GMTLawyer: Director not in Hawaii during alleged acts (AP) — Credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules show that "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer was not in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands, a defense attorney said Friday.OSKAR GARCIAaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCelebrityLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeHawaiiHollywoodUnited StatesNorth AmericaLos AngelesCalifornia, 18 Apr 2014 22:42:33 GMTEyewitness testimony no longer a gold standard, Ore. (AP) — The American legal system offers few moments as dramatic as an eyewitness to a crime pointing his finger across a crowded courtroom at a defendant.NIGEL DUARAaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderProfessional servicesIndustriesBusinessOregonPortlandUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:38:35 GMTFrom Clinton to Obama, many parallels (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.KEN THOMASwExecutive branchGovernment and politics2016 United States Presidential ElectionHealth care reformElectionsGovernment appointments and nominationsUnited States Presidential ElectionLegislaturePolitical partiesState of the Union AddressNational electionsEventsPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyPolitical organizationsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:36:40 GMTJudge says American can't end retiree benefits yet (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees.DAVID KOENIGfBusinessEmployee benefitsLegal proceedingsPersonnelLaw and orderGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:22:52 GMTBill Clinton sought GOP support for health care (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.KEN THOMASwGovernment and politicsHealth care reform2016 United States Presidential ElectionElectionsGovernment appointments and nominationsUnited States Presidential ElectionLegislaturePolitical partiesState of the Union AddressPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyNational electionsEventsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentPolitical organizationsExecutive branchDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:54:06 GMTProsecutor: Body fits description of missing boy, Mass. (AP) — A child's body found off a highway in central Massachusetts on Friday matches the height and weight of a 5-year-old boy who has been missing for seven months, and whose disappearance led to calls for changes in the state's child welfare agency, authorities said.aGeneral newsMissing personsCrimeLegal proceedingsSocial affairsLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesMassachusettsWorcesterFitchburgUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:00:10 GMTBryant U. cracks down on selfies at graduation (AP) — Rhode Island's Bryant University is asking students to resist the urge to take selfies with its president while receiving their diplomas.PAIGE SUTHERLANDaOdditiesHigher educationEducationSocial affairsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:08:46 GMTPlane spotted in Iran is registered to Utah bank LAKE CITY (AP) — An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement that has prompted recent warnings from a government watchdog.aBusinessGeneral newsUtahIranUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle East, 18 Apr 2014 23:01:48 GMTObama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy (AP) — President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. But the president says he's only treating the legislation as guidance.NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsDiplomacyEmbassiesInternational relationsLegislationLegislaturePassports and visasGeneral newsTravelLifestyleUnited StatesIranDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaMiddle East, 18 Apr 2014 21:51:22 GMTRestitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.aBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessAnimal crueltyLegal proceedingsReptilesCrimeLaw and orderRodentsMammalsAnimalsAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsRiversideCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:51:21 GMTOfficials: 24 more abducted Nigerian students free, Nigeria (AP) — Twenty-four more Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists have escaped and 85 still are missing, an education official said Friday.HARUNA UMARiGeneral newsKidnappingTerrorismMissing personsCrimeWar and unrestNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 18 Apr 2014 20:43:39 GMTCalifornia farmers to get more water, Calif. (AP) — Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday.Scott SmithaGeneral newsState governmentsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementGovernment and politicsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:52:16 GMTAlfredo Simon leads Reds over reeling Cubs 4-1 (AP) — Alfredo Simon lowered his ERA to 0.86, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Friday for their 16th win in their last 17 games at Wrigley Field.BRIAN SANDALOWsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:06:45 GMTColorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles (AP) — A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with no history of violence is accused of shooting his wife in the head, possibly after eating pot-infused candy.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsRecreational drug laws and regulationsState legislatureCrimeGovernment and politicsViolent crimeGovernment regulationsLegislatureState governmentsColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:33:57 GMTBlast in busy Cairo square kills 1 police officer (AP) — An explosion rocked a busy square in central Cairo late Friday, killing one police officer and causing panic, Egypt's Interior Ministry and security officials said.MAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestProtests and demonstrationsAccidents and disastersPoliceTerrorismPolitical and civil unrestReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 18 Apr 2014 21:25:45 GMTRailroad says it's committed to hauling fertilizer, N.D. (AP) — Canadian Pacific Railway told a federal oversight board Friday that moving fertilizer for spring planting does not present a "significant challenge" for the railroad.JAMES MacPHERSONaBusinessGeneral newsRail travel disruptionsTransportationWinter weatherMaterials industryIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesWeatherNorth DakotaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:03:39 GMTSecond wave of milder flu hitting Northeast YORK (AP) — A second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast.MIKE STOBBEaHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditions, 18 Apr 2014 21:15:01 GMTYonhap: Captain of sunken SKorean ferry arrested, South Korea (AP) — Police arrested the captain and two other crew members of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving more than 270 people missing and 29 people dead, the Yonhap news agency reported Saturday.FOSTER KLUGYOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsCriminal investigationsMissing personsPrimary and secondary educationCrimeArrestsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLaw and orderEducationSocial affairsSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 18 Apr 2014 21:07:30 GMTLawyer: 'X-Men' director not in Hawaii in mid-1999 (AP) — A lawyer for "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer said Friday that credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules from the first movie in the comic book series show that Singer wasn't in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands.OSKAR GARCIAaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderHawaiiHollywoodUnited StatesNorth AmericaLos AngelesCalifornia, 18 Apr 2014 21:19:49 GMTUS newspaper industry revenue fell 2.6 pct in 2013 YORK (AP) — U.S. newspaper industry revenue fell last year, as increases in circulation revenue weren't high enough to make up for shrinking demand for print advertising, an industry trade group said Friday.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCustomer statisticsNewspapersMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesCorporate newsNews mediaMedia, 18 Apr 2014 20:52:57 GMTCorrection: Restaurant Sales story YORK (AP) — In a story April 17 about restaurant sales, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the average sales in a Starbucks location in 2013 was $13.1 million. It was $1.31 million, according to an estimate by restaurant industry tracker Technomic.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustries, 18 Apr 2014 20:39:10 GMTAtheist national conference aims at Mormon church LAKE CITY (AP) — Leaders of a national atheist group say the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith.ANNIE KNOXaGeneral newsChristianityAtheismReligionGays and lesbiansReligious issuesSocial affairsSocial issuesMarriageFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:01:00 GMTFerry captain arrested in South Korea disaster, South Korea (AP) — A prosecutor says the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested.iGeneral newsMissing personsArrestsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderCrimeSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 18 Apr 2014 22:12:11 GMTCaptain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested, South Korea (AP) — The captain of a sunken South Korean ferry was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need, as investigators looked into whether his evacuation order came too late to save lives. Two crew members were also arrested, a prosecutor said.FOSTER KLUGYOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsCriminal investigationsMissing personsPrimary and secondary educationCrimeArrestsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEducationSocial affairsSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 18 Apr 2014 23:00:13 GMTDeputies: Man smothered crying son over video game, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV, sheriff's deputies said Friday.aGeneral newsGamesCrimeViolent crimeRecreation and leisureLifestyleFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:30:44 GMTMets trade 1B Ike Davis to Pirates YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have traded slumping first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league pitcher Zack Thornton and a player to be named.sSportsSports transactionsProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 23:05:31 GMTCourt declines to block drug ruling in patent case (AP) — Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world's best-selling multiple sclerosis drug to competition from generic rivals next month.SAM HANANELwBusinessGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsPatentsIntellectual property violationsIntellectual propertyCrimeHealth care industryIndustriesNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryLegal proceedingsLaw and orderUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:39:01 GMTPensive pope at Good Friday Colosseum procession (AP) — Desperate migrants, suicidal failed business owners, battered women, torture victims and all people suffering in the world were remembered at a torch-lit Good Friday Way of the Cross procession presided over by Pope Francis at the Colosseum.FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsItalyRomeWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Apr 2014 21:42:09 GMTUS delays review of contentious Keystone pipeline (AP) — The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, indefinitely extending its review of the project.DINA CAPPIELLOJOSH LEDERMANwBusinessGovernment and politicsEnvironmental activismEnvironmentInternational relationsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsEnergy industryIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesEnvironment and natureCanadaUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNebraskaAlaskaNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:57:38 GMTJimenez shoots 65 to lead Greater Gwinnett field, Ga. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez made a dramatic Champions Tour debut, setting a tournament record with a first-round 65 on Friday in the soggy Greater Gwinnett Championship.CHARLES ODUMsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:46:56 GMTMan sentenced in USC shooting that wounded 4 ANGELES (AP) — A man who shot and wounded four people outside of a Halloween party on the University of Southern California campus was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life in prison.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:38:01 GMTDNC raises $10.3M in March, has $14M in debt (AP) — The Democratic National Committee raised $10.3 million last month but still has more than $14 million in debt.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizations, 18 Apr 2014 22:24:34 GMTSutton Foster and Jeanine Tesori bond backstage YORK (AP) — There were two visitors to Sutton Foster's Broadway dressing room the other day.MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentFlowersCelebrityPerforming artsPlants, 18 Apr 2014 22:23:17 GMTAutopsy: Border Patrol agent shot man twice DIEGO (AP) — An autopsy report says a Mexican man who was killed by a Border Patrol agent near San Diego was shot twice in the chest after allegedly pelting the agent with rocks.aGeneral newsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseViolent crimeCrimeSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:42:40 GMTProvidence, RI sues firms over stock trades, R.I. is suing dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency trading.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderProvidenceRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 23:08:56 GMTSpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.MARCIA DUNNaScienceSpace explorationSpace launchesGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:23:27 GMTFormer Blue Angels commander relieved of duty DIEGO (AP) — A Navy officer was relieved of duty Friday because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team, the service said.aGeneral newsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 20:39:38 GMTSenate to debate rideshare regulations (AP) — Among the major issues left to cover at the Arizona Legislature before the session ends is how to regulate the increasingly popular ridesharing programs like Uber and Lyft.ASTRID GALVANBOB CHRISTIEaBusinessGeneral newsState legislatureGovernment and politicsLegislationLegislatureConsumer products and servicesIndustriesState governmentsArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:57:04 GMTMagnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital, Mexico (AP) — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.JOSE ANTONIO RIVERAiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 18 Apr 2014 22:14:42 GMTBaucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race, Mont. (AP) — Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But his early resignation after being named U.S. ambassador to China may have bolstered Democratic prospects of retaining the seat they've held for a century, thanks to the value of incumbency.MATT VOLZpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureState governmentsLegislatureState electionsPrimary electionsUnited StatesMontanaNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:05:00 GMTA look inside the Clinton White House into behind-the-scenes workings of President Bill Clinton's White House, as revealed in documents released Friday:The Associated PressaExecutive branchGovernment and politicsGeneral newsArmed forcesLegislatureWar and unrestState of the Union AddressHealth care reformForeign policyCrimeMilitary and defenseEventsPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyInternational relationsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeInternational tradeInternational agreementsUnited StatesSomaliaOhioNorth AmericaEast AfricaAfrica, 18 Apr 2014 22:34:51 GMTTeen suspended for asking Miss America to prom, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.aGeneral newsOdditiesPromsMiss America PageantEducationEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsOccasionsLifestyleEventsBeauty pageantsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentYorkPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:21:36 GMTKansas speech by Michelle Obama draws complaints, Kan. (AP) — If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend.JOHN MILBURNaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsPrimary and secondary educationGraduationEducationSocial affairsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryTopekaKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:25:24 GMTAPNewsBreak: Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead (AP) — The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state government memo.CARLA K. JOHNSONaGeneral newsHealthState governmentsGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment and politicsGovernment programsIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:42:08 GMTChoi leads rain-delayed RBC Heritage HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — K.J. Choi's early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday.PETE IACOBELLIsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfRyder CupEventsHilton Head IslandSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:45:39 GMTHomeland Security reissues immigrant asylum rules (AP) — The Homeland Security Department has reissued asylum rules to immigration officials amid concerns that they are misinterpreting how to decide which immigrants get to see a judge for asylum claims.ALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsImmigration policyLegal proceedingsImmigrationNational securitySocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyLaw and orderGeneral newsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:25:08 GMTColumn: no April, May or June Madness in NBA (AP) — ATLANTA (AP) — If the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks were in any other sport, they might have a glimmer of hope for winning a championship.PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsNBA PlayoffsStanley Cup PlayoffsBaseballNBA FinalsMLB PlayoffsProfessional footballMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyProfessional baseballFootballAtlantaFloridaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:42:50 GMTSudden movement raises alarm in Wyoming slide area, Wyo. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson sped up significantly Friday, splitting a house in two, causing a huge uplift in a road and a Walgreens parking lot, and threatening to destroy several other unoccupied homes and businesses.MEAD GRUVERaGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersJacksonWyomingUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Apr 2014 21:14:05 GMTAP Photos: Latam Catholics pay tribute to Christ CITY (AP) — Roman Catholics throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are paying tribute to Jesus Christ in Holy Week traditions that go back centuries and range from religious processions to self-flagellation.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsMexicoBrazilLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral AmericaSouth America, 18 Apr 2014 22:32:36 GMT