FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:08:01 -0800NATO to deploy small units in 6 Eastern European nationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6737324399904f0ba956ef7b0a8b4349BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO will deploy small units in six Eastern European nations to help coordinate a spearhead force set up in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine, the alliance's secretary-general said Friday.By LORNE COOKiGeneral newsPolandLatviaRussiaEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6737324399904f0ba956ef7b0a8b4349Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:31:29 GMTUS economic growth slows to 2.6 percent in fourth quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16be3e248f7f4a5e99f1039dd6d90c75WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth slowed in the final three months of 2014 as a big burst of consumer spending was offset by weakness in other areas.By MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthPricesConsumer spendingEconomyEconomic outlookRecessions and depressionsEnergy industryIndustriesEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16be3e248f7f4a5e99f1039dd6d90c75Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:40:39 GMTSC allows Uber ride-sharing service to continue through Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f75fab05f8ec4bc683f7bd9b85e1943eCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is allowing Uber to offer its ride-sharing service to continue at least until summer.tTravelLifestyleState legislatureLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsColumbiaSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f75fab05f8ec4bc683f7bd9b85e1943eFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:27:16 GMTGeorge Zimmerman assault case dropped; ex-girlfriend recantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56f213e1bcee48af86bbe69f5f5b2a9aORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The ex-girlfriend of George Zimmerman gave a sworn statement in which she said she didn't want any charges to be filed in the aggravated assault investigation that started when she told police officers he threw a wine bottle at her.By MIKE SCHNEIDERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsCriminal investigationsArrestsLaw and orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56f213e1bcee48af86bbe69f5f5b2a9aFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:11:38 GMTGraphic images of victim's body shown at Hernandez trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95994b0377df4e49929285ab2c32979dFALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Jurors heard grim testimony Friday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots standout Aaron Hernandez, who has been portrayed by his lawyers as a man with "the world at his feet" and no reason to kill.By MICHELLE R. SMITHaGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeCelebrityProfessional footballEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports transactionsSports businessLaw and orderFootballFall RiverMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95994b0377df4e49929285ab2c32979dFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:09:38 GMTChad air force bombs Boko Haram out of Nigerian border townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd80dbc4931d4d39ad812bd5f3629043MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Chad sent a warplane dropping bombs and ground troops to drive Islamic extremists from a Nigerian border town, leaving it strewn with the bodies of the Islamic extremists, witnesses said Friday.By HARUNA UMAR and LEKAN OYEKANMIiGeneral newsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsNigeriaNigerChadCameroonWest AfricaAfricaCentral Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd80dbc4931d4d39ad812bd5f3629043Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:40:10 GMTBomb blast at Shiite Muslim mosque in Pakistan kills 56http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a4bba9c6de243a693a26b3013246d64ISLAMABAD (AP) — A bomb blast ripped through a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan as worshippers gathered for Friday prayers, killing at least 56 people and wounding dozens more, in the deadliest act of anti-Shiite violence in two years.By REBECCA SANTANA and ZARAR KHANiGeneral newsPeshawar school massacreReligious strifeBombingsWar and unrestMilitant groupsTerrorismGovernment and politicsEventsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesKarachiPakistanPeshawarSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a4bba9c6de243a693a26b3013246d64Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:42:41 GMTUS economy slowed last quarter, but signs are pointing uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c534c4c480b491eafc7c4f6396e7d78WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy slowed in the final three months of 2014, but a burst in consumer spending and the prospect of continued low energy prices are bolstering confidence that growth will strengthen this year.By MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthPricesConsumer spendingEconomyRecessions and depressionsGovernment and politicsLeading economic indicatorsEnergy industryIndustriesEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c534c4c480b491eafc7c4f6396e7d78Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:11:00 GMTMarkets brace for Big Oil profit plungehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24ad2a7986c04c058707018623b373f1NEW YORK (AP) — It's just a forecast, and for only one of 10 industry groups in the stock market. Yet it has almost singlehandedly turned what had been a promising earnings season into a grim one.By BERNARD CONDON and JONATHAN FAHEYaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate stockEnergy industryIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsProducts and servicesStock marketsFinancial marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24ad2a7986c04c058707018623b373f1Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:00:01 GMT5 things to know before Obama rolls out his budget Mondayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e721a6e151ec4da991253687aa2414d9WASHINGTON (AP) — A quick quiz:By CONNIE CASSwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment programsLegislatureGovernment pensions and social securityGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e721a6e151ec4da991253687aa2414d9Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:16:04 GMTFerrari unveils new 'sexy' car for 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5f38eb9dc3c47848194ea97141d750aMARANELLO, Italy (AP) — After a year to forget, Ferrari unveiled the Formula One car it hopes will help drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen get the Italian team back to winning ways.sSportsAutomobile racingFormula Onehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5f38eb9dc3c47848194ea97141d750aFri, 30 Jan 2015 15:58:47 GMT35 years after boy Etan Patz vanished, murder trial to openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccb72ee7243844e1917535fedf00392fNEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor says the little boy named Etan Patz (AY'-tahn PAYTS') was a "tiny man with a big heart" who couldn't wait to walk to the school bus stop by himself.By JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsCrimeMissing personsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaManhattanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ccb72ee7243844e1917535fedf00392fFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:26:56 GMTUS stock markets move lower on mixed US economic datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a0b77c825d8483380c75042b39011a6U.S. financial markets veered lower in morning trading Friday as investors sifted through corporate earnings and economic news. The government reported that the U.S. economy slowed in the final quarter of last year even as wage growth improved.By ALEX VEIGAaBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial performanceCorporate newsEnergy industryIndustriesStock marketsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyHong KongEast AsiaUnited StatesEuropeChinaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a0b77c825d8483380c75042b39011a6Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:40:24 GMTBalloon crew nearing North America surpasses duration recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57a22882072a4259ba584882772619e0ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The pilots of a helium-filled balloon flying across the Pacific Ocean surpassed a duration record Friday by spending more than 138 hours in the air, marking a historic day for the team that already has eclipsed a distance milestone as they approach North America.By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANaGeneral newsNorth AmericaAlbuquerqueJapanNew MexicoUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57a22882072a4259ba584882772619e0Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:31:03 GMTFinal charge dropped against Detroit cop in fatal raidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c24edccdf15344069ca353adb29ae5c6DETROIT (AP) — A judge has dismissed the last charge against a Detroit police officer who fatally shot a 7-year-old girl during a raid and says she's willing to be the "scapegoat" if critics don't like the result.By ED WHITEaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c24edccdf15344069ca353adb29ae5c6Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:25:58 GMTAfter 150 years, Confederate submarine's hull again revealedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b6b7e961fb2480bb9ee352eb5b0a130NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A century and a half after it sank and a decade and a half after it was raised, scientists are finally getting a look at the hull of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, the first sub in history to sink an enemy warship.By BRUCE SMITHaGeneral newsCoastlines and beachesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEnvironment and natureCharlestonSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b6b7e961fb2480bb9ee352eb5b0a130Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:05:19 GMTCourt upholds deceptive ad claims against POMhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a21839e098dc48228bfc1b938108d95eWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court said Friday that many advertising claims for POM Wonderful juice were deceptive in asserting that it curbs the risk of heart disease, prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction and is clinically proven to work.wBusinessGovernment and politicsJudicial appointments and nominationsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsJudiciaryGovernment appointments and nominationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a21839e098dc48228bfc1b938108d95eFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:46:59 GMTReport: 8 dead after illegal migrant boat sinks off Moroccohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fff526771a7a49c9bcc29a049a9e6f03RABAT, Morocco (AP) — At least eight people died when a boat carrying illegal migrants sank Friday amid gales off Morocco, near the Spanish enclave of Melilla, the latest victims of the treacherous effort to seek a better life in Europe.By PAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMoroccoSpainNorth AfricaAfricaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fff526771a7a49c9bcc29a049a9e6f03Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:25:14 GMTIMSA strips Wayne Taylor Racing of 3rd place in Rolex 24http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa5c80f960634f86b746b2f7caedcb8cDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Wayne Taylor Racing has been stripped of its third-place finish in the Rolex 24 at Daytona.sSportsDaytona BeachFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa5c80f960634f86b746b2f7caedcb8cFri, 30 Jan 2015 15:41:00 GMTFAA investigating after planes nearly collide by NY airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e2f492d27374e2194e5b3da13e861eeNEW YORK (AP) — The FAA is investigating a near-midair collision between two planes by an airport north of New York City.aBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e2f492d27374e2194e5b3da13e861eeFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:18:24 GMTDavid Duke considers run against Scalisehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf60dc3487b04d5baeea4f066b319a38WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke says he may run for Congress against the No. 3 House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWeather forecastsHouse electionsWeatherElectionsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf60dc3487b04d5baeea4f066b319a38Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:47:15 GMT50 years after funeral, Churchill towers over UK politicianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/630dee1db4394f59b36474b857182109LONDON (AP) — Fifty years after Winston Churchill's funeral, British politicians paid tribute Friday to the wartime leader — and tried to energize their election campaigns with a little of the Churchill magic.BY JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsFunerals and memorial servicesParliamentary electionsElectionsUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/630dee1db4394f59b36474b857182109Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:14:45 GMTUS pay and benefits rose at slightly faster pace last yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17f99b81182a4dfea560e497a4af5677WASHINGTON (AP) — Wages and benefits rose at a slightly healthier rate last year, a sign strong job gains could be forcing companies to pay a bit more for workers.By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsPricesLabor economyEconomyLeading economic indicatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17f99b81182a4dfea560e497a4af5677Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:57:01 GMTOhio State expects $3M royalties bump after championship winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5669577694c473f95e39299f7323266COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is cashing in after the Buckeyes' victory in the NCAA's championship football game.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5669577694c473f95e39299f7323266Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:51:44 GMTUS consumer sentiment rises to highest level since 2004http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebdeb34b91e244dea87a6ab01eeefb58WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers are more confident than they've been since January 2004.By PAUL WISEMANwBusinessGeneral newsEconomyLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebdeb34b91e244dea87a6ab01eeefb58Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:50:49 GMTPot charge dropped against Patriots' Blount near Pittsburghhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afbdb354a6014cc9a0be5b1559e6f5a0PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a marijuana charge against New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount that stemmed from an August arrest with former Pittsburgh Steelers teammate Le'Veon Bell.By JOE MANDAKaGeneral newsSportsProfessional footballArrestsFootballLaw and orderCrimePittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afbdb354a6014cc9a0be5b1559e6f5a0Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:32:48 GMTRick Perry's attorneys again seek dismissal of felony casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64b828241f934dcdb28e03a9d3232ef4AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry's legal team for the third time is seeking to have felony abuse-of-power charges against him quashed.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsIndictmentsLaw and orderPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64b828241f934dcdb28e03a9d3232ef4Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:33:06 GMTBrazilian officials say canceled IndyCar race was too costlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c7c7e20ae844e89b613ee5e8c11e456SAO PAULO (AP) — The IndyCar Series opener scheduled for March in Brazil was canceled after public prosecutors warned it would cost the local government too much and waste public funds, organizers said on Friday.By TALES AZZONIsSportsAutomobile racingGovernment payIndyCarGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsContracts and ordersCorporate newsBrazilBrasiliaSao PauloSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c7c7e20ae844e89b613ee5e8c11e456Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:16:21 GMTMichigan Lottery drawings have some people seeing doublehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de924725a2ae46e38182bb9770c7b21bLANSING, Mich. (AP) — One day's Michigan Lottery drawings had some people seeing double.aOdditiesLotteriesGeneral newsMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de924725a2ae46e38182bb9770c7b21bFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:35:10 GMTKerry to visit Ukraine, Germany next weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da060d5ca38d46a2b05963677aa75429WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ukraine next week to show U.S. support for the government amid heightened conflict with pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.By MATTHEW LEEwGovernment and politicsUkraineMoscowGermanyUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeRussiaWestern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da060d5ca38d46a2b05963677aa75429Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:15:58 GMTFormer GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in '16http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e9178955edc4b57a0de43ae38b5eeeeWASHINGTON (AP) — After a three-week flirtation with another run for president, Mitt Romney said definitively on Friday that he will not seek the White House in 2016.By STEVE PEOPLESwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2012 United States Presidential ElectionCampaigns2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical fundraisingCollege footballPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsCollege sportsSportsFootballPolitical organizationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e9178955edc4b57a0de43ae38b5eeeeFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:02:49 GMTBalloon crew surpasses world duration record by spending 138 hours, 27 minutes alofthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b53e39f5eec4b649187981c37ae15ebALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Balloon crew surpasses world duration record by spending 138 hours, 27 minutes aloft.aGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b53e39f5eec4b649187981c37ae15ebFri, 30 Jan 2015 15:57:45 GMTThai junta tries to curb dissent and keep good terms with UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b21b2bd11ced49cf9abfac957f44fc3bBANGKOK (AP) — When Thailand's military junta sensed it was being criticized this week, the country's rulers reacted as they always do: by issuing stern warnings and summoning those responsible for talks army leaders like to refer to as "attitude adjustments."By TODD PITMANiGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPolitical corruptionArmed forcesDiplomacyImpeachmentsPolitical issuesMilitary and defenseChinaThailandSoutheast AsiaBangkokUnited StatesEast AsiaDistrict of ColumbiaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b21b2bd11ced49cf9abfac957f44fc3bFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:12:34 GMTCalifornia state parks seek younger, diverse visitorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36c961f4f6e84407aa9c4efc71691e38SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The future of California's state parks depends on attracting younger and ethnically diverse people from cities to experience the state's vast natural scenery, according to a commission tasked with reforming the state parks department.By SCOTT SMITHtTravelLifestyleState legislatureLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36c961f4f6e84407aa9c4efc71691e38Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:30:42 GMTAP NewsBreak: Canada to criminalize public terror threatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c749b092105e4f478b2b4400d04afb61TORONTO (AP) — Canada will introduce new anti-terror laws that will make it a crime to promote terrorism against Canadians online or elsewhere, a senior government official said Friday.By ROB GILLIESiGeneral newsTerrorismGovernment and politicsWar and unrestLegislationLegislatureCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c749b092105e4f478b2b4400d04afb61Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:03:56 GMT26 victims or 27? Newtown panel considers role of Lanza momhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52ec1087e5214c42b1e9e140c0428628HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut panel developing a report on the Newtown massacre is debating whether the victims counted in the dedication should include the shooter's mother.aGeneral newsSandy Hook Elementary School shootingEventsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52ec1087e5214c42b1e9e140c0428628Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:54:12 GMTRussian military to get 50 intercontinental missileshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62331c7618cd4f22a4771f43a2cddea7MOSCOW (AP) — The chief of Russia's General Staff says the military will receive 50 intercontinental ballistic missiles this year, maintaining a high tempo of modernization despite the nation's economic downturn.iGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62331c7618cd4f22a4771f43a2cddea7Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:21:49 GMTBosnian arms exporter accuses ministers over Ukraine dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6f6a8a4e352436eafece086484afa17SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A Bosnian arms exporter has made a criminal complaint against the country's current and former ministers of trade for blocking a 5 million-euro deal with Ukraine because of objections from Russia.iBusinessGeneral newsBosnia and HerzegovinaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6f6a8a4e352436eafece086484afa17Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:52:24 GMTAlibaba promises action against fake goods after criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62381233711740de8b44e02a8c963377BEIJING (AP) — E-commerce giant Alibaba has pledged to do more to stop sales of counterfeit goods following a public dispute with a Chinese regulator that accused it of failing to protect consumers.iBusinessGeneral newsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62381233711740de8b44e02a8c963377Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:05:45 GMTGrain mostly lower, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/471aec8d25d745189326bd5cd6df7f9cCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/471aec8d25d745189326bd5cd6df7f9cFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:23:58 GMTOlympic champ Zaripova faces losing gold in doping banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a56c1b009d5499e97b0a182ee8177ffMOSCOW (AP) — Russian athlete Yulia Zaripova faces losing her gold medal in the 3,000 steeplechase from the 2012 London Olympics after being banned for doping.sSportsTrack and fieldDopingSummer Olympic gamesOlympic gamesEventsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a56c1b009d5499e97b0a182ee8177ffFri, 30 Jan 2015 15:55:20 GMTShake Shack shares more than double in stock market debuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9e52d8852684680a8a43ae8e66b7bfdNEW YORK (AP) — Investors seem to be craving burgers and crinkle-cut fries.By JOSEPH PISANIfBusinessFood and drinkLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCorporate stockCorporate newsNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9e52d8852684680a8a43ae8e66b7bfdFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:10:54 GMT2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he will not run for president in 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/673ff0031d064a1b92d137eec8c3e5f7WASHINGTON (AP) — 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he will not run for president in 2016.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential Election2012 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/673ff0031d064a1b92d137eec8c3e5f7Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:52:04 GMTHezbollah warns Israel it won't tolerate more attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9a564c3e33d4293b3bb112f16cf1e97BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of the militant Hezbollah group said Friday that this week's deadly cross-border attack on Israeli soldiers was a message that it will no longer tolerate any Israeli attacks against its members.By BASSEM MROUEiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsIsraelBeirutLebanonSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9a564c3e33d4293b3bb112f16cf1e97Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:39:35 GMTUS stock markets edge lower on mixed US economic datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/183f4d2cba6e41b0b62d3ec0667f6054U.S. stocks drifted lower in early trading Friday as investors sized up the latest batch of corporate earnings. They also digested data showing the U.S. economy slowed in the final quarter of last year even as wage growth improved.By ALEX VEIGAaBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyCurrency marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial marketsStock marketsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyFinancial servicesIndustriesHong KongEast AsiaUnited StatesEuropeChinaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/183f4d2cba6e41b0b62d3ec0667f6054Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:47:12 GMTVictim's mom leaves as gory images shown at Hernandez trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c7d89ef39af471691733288a7c05d8eFALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The mother of the man former New England Patriots standout Aaron Hernandez is accused of killing was overcome with emotion Friday as a prosecutor showed the jury graphic photos of her son's body at the industrial park where he found.By MICHELLE R. SMITHaGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeCelebrityLegal proceedingsCrimeProfessional footballEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports transactionsSports businessLaw and orderFootballFall RiverMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c7d89ef39af471691733288a7c05d8eFri, 30 Jan 2015 16:46:34 GMTEx-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-runhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/639f265dfeb84b188b55dc652b981258WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight, the former music mogul who created one of hip-hop's leading labels and became the impresario of gangster rap, was arrested early Friday on suspicion of hitting and killing a man with his truck and then fleeing the crash near Los Angeles.By RAQUEL MARIA DILLONaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentViolent crimeHit-and-runCrimeLegal proceedingsArrestsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderLos AngelesHollywoodCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/639f265dfeb84b188b55dc652b981258Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:34:51 GMTBalloon crew nearing North America matches duration recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93cd1e1b8e654a688e8d106340014327ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The pilots of a helium balloon flying across the Pacific Ocean matched a duration record Friday as they approach North America, marking a historic day for the team that already has surpassed a distance record.By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANaGeneral newsWeather patternsClimateEnvironment and natureNorth AmericaAlbuquerqueJapanNew MexicoUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93cd1e1b8e654a688e8d106340014327Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:49:53 GMTMasterCard tops Street 4Q forecastshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e47a82577b0489bb9142ef78d7afbddPURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — MasterCard reported a 28 percent rise in fourth-quarter profits, as consumers spent more on MasterCard's payment networkBy KEN SWEETfBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsFinancial servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e47a82577b0489bb9142ef78d7afbddFri, 30 Jan 2015 15:43:54 GMTDjokovic beats Wawrinka to reach fifth Australian Open finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c88ca4f64f5546408a751b8c01e725c8MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic reached a fifth Australian Open final, avenged a long and arduous loss to Stan Wawrinka and ensured he'd renew an old rivalry with Andy Murray.By JOHN PYEsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsTennisEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c88ca4f64f5546408a751b8c01e725c8Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:20:47 GMT