FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 19 Apr 2014 10:37:34 -0700Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats (AP) — As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China.JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsInternational relationsJapanChinaCrimeaUnited StatesBeijingEast AsiaPhilippinesUkraineMalaysiaRussiaSouth China SeaEast China SeaAsiaGreater ChinaEastern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaSoutheast Asia, 19 Apr 2014 17:24:58 GMTExhibit recreates Warhol's 1964 World's Fair mural YORK (AP) — Even for a 1964 New York World's Fair that celebrated "The World of Tomorrow," Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his time.ULA ILNYTZKYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMuseumsVisual artsArt museumsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelNew YorkNew York CityQueensUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 16:53:13 GMTRange showdown draws armed supporters to Nevada VEGAS (AP) — To self-described militia members sleeping in wind-whipped tents, drinking camp coffee and patrolling rocky hillsides with military-style weapons, protecting Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his family from an overreaching federal government is a patriotic duty.KEN RITTERaGeneral newsRadio programsGovernment and politicsAnimalsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessEntertainmentArts and entertainmentNatural resource managementEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLand environmentNevadaLas VegasUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 14:57:01 GMTCaptain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to her when the accident occurred.FOSTER KLUGYOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsArrestsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLaw and orderCrimeSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2014 16:03:16 GMTMan arrested over murder of ex-IRA leader (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a man for questioning about the killing of a senior Irish Republican Army hard-liner.iGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderIrelandNorthern IrelandWestern EuropeEuropeUnited Kingdom, 19 Apr 2014 15:58:15 GMT5 things to know about Mavericks-Spurs series San Antonio Spurs steamrolled toward their fourth 60-win season in 11 years, coach Gregg Popovich was asked if there is a secret formula for the franchise's almost unfathomable run of excellence.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsEventsTexasDallasSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 15:06:29 GMTEgypt's censorship board head resigns in film spat (AP) — The head of Egypt's censorship board says he has resigned after the country's prime minister overruled his decision to allow a film starring a sultry Lebanese singer be shown.MAGGIE HYDEiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentPolitical resignationsGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 19 Apr 2014 16:47:43 GMTEgypt's TV satirist off air until after elections (AP) — A Saudi-owned satellite television network says Egypt's top satirist will be off the air until after the upcoming May presidential election to avoid influencing voters.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 19 Apr 2014 14:49:21 GMTCibulkova to play Vekic in Malaysian Open final LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia overcame a fighting Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-3 in the semifinals of the Malaysian Open on Saturday.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2014 15:59:48 GMTEverest avalanche a reminder of risks Sherpas face, Nepal (AP) — The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling gear.BINAJ GURUBACHARYATIM SULLIVANiGeneral newsSportsMountainsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2014 16:18:17 GMT$14M awarded in suit linking contraceptive, stroke (AP) — A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who sued her doctor over a debilitating stroke she suffered after taking the birth control drug Yasmin.aBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsStrokeBirth controlLaw and orderDiseases and conditionsHealthSexual and reproductive healthChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 15:10:01 GMT4 French journalists held hostage in Syria freed (AP) — Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world's deadliest conflict for the media.DIAA HADIDELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsHostage situationsJournalistsWar and unrestBombingsJournalismKidnappingImprovised explosivesGovernment and politicsNews mediaMediaCrimeTurkeySyriaFranceMiddle EastMaliWestern EuropeEuropeWest AfricaAfrica, 19 Apr 2014 15:12:21 GMTHoly fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem (AP) — The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual event in Orthodox Easter rites.IAN DEITCHiGeneral newsChristianityFiresReligionSocial affairsAccidents and disastersJerusalemIsraelWest BankMiddle EastPalestinian territories, 19 Apr 2014 15:11:06 GMTHawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point, Hawaii (AP) — You can trace the genetic makeup of most corn grown in the U.S., and in many other places around the world, to Hawaii.AUDREY McAVOYhtBusinessGeneral newsScienceGovernment regulationsEnvironmental laws and regulationsState legislatureAgricultureLocal electionsAgriculture and the environmentAccidents and disastersLegislationFood scienceAgricultural scienceGeneticsBiologyBiotechnologyTechnologyAgriculture and food technologyIndustrial technologyIndustriesGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLegislatureState governmentsEnvironmental concernsElectionsHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 13:55:23 GMTGovernor: Boston lockdown amid search a tough call (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says the decision to lock down much of greater Boston during the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombing was a "tough call" but one he's glad that was made.BOB SALSBERGaGeneral newsSportsMarathonsBombingsTrack and fieldBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 16:12:57 GMTFiat and Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China (AP) — Fiat and Chrysler announced plans Saturday to build three new Jeep models in China for that market, the biggest for the vehicles outside the United States, as they attempt to boost sales in a country where they lag behind their competitors.iBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesChinaItalyGuangzhouGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2014 16:36:11 GMTFederer beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo final (AP) — Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday to set up an all-Swiss final against Stanislas Wawrinka.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMonacoMonte CarloWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2014 15:54:44 GMTCzech Republic leads Italy 1-0 in Fed Cup semis, Czech Republic (AP) — The Czech Republic took a 1-0 lead over defending champion Italy in the Fed Cup semifinals Saturday after Lucie Safarova defeated Sara Errani 6-4, 6-1 in the opening singles match.sSportsFed CupWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsCzech RepublicItalyEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe, 19 Apr 2014 13:07:31 GMTFuryk, Martin join Choi atop leaderboard HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Jim Furyk finished off a second-round 66 Saturday to join K.J. Choi and Ben Martin tied for the lead halfway through the rain-delayed RBC Heritage.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfHilton Head IslandSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 16:12:31 GMTFamous television host in Pakistan shot by gunmen, Pakistan (AP) — Police in Pakistan say gunmen have shot a famous television talk show host amid a wave of attacks on journalists in the country.iGeneral newsTV newsTelevisionTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentNews mediaMediaPakistanKarachiSouth AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2014 14:06:05 GMTFiat Chrysler to build 3 Jeep models in China (AP) — Fiat and Chrysler say they will build three new Jeep models in China for the local market, the biggest for Jeeps outside the U.S.iBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesChinaItalyGuangzhouGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2014 15:30:18 GMTHeat open quest for another title vs Bobcats (AP) — If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry.TIM REYNOLDSsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsMiamiNorth CarolinaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 16:30:13 GMT'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV ANGELES (AP) — In the decade that "Touched by an Angel" executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series TV, much has changed. A new golden age has brought more daring shows, from "Mad Men" to "House of Cards" to "Breaking Bad," and more ways to see them.LYNN ELBERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainment, 19 Apr 2014 17:07:21 GMTGovernor: Closing Boston amid bomber hunt 'tough' (AP) — Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him that police officers outside the city had just engaged in a ferocious gun battle with the two men suspected of setting the bombs and that one was dead and the other had fled.BOB SALSBERGaGeneral newsSportsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsEventsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMassachusettsBostonWatertownUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 19 Apr 2014 17:05:11 GMTReport: Iran VP says row over reactor resolved, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television is reporting that the Islamic Republic's vice president is saying a dispute between world powers and the country over its heavy water reactor at Arak has been "virtually resolved."iGeneral newsIranMiddle East, 19 Apr 2014 15:29:41 GMTWawrinka beats Ferrer to reach Monte Carlo final (AP) — Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka reached the Monte Carlo Masters final after beating Spaniard David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (3) on Saturday to set up a possible all-Swiss decider against Roger Federer.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMonacoMonte CarloWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2014 14:50:38 GMTMinistry: 2 killed in apparent Bahrain car bombing, Bahrain (AP) — Authorities in Bahrain say an apparent car bombing has killed two people and wounded one west of the capital, Manama.iGeneral newsBombingsImprovised explosivesWar and unrestBahrainManamaMiddle East, 19 Apr 2014 13:50:17 GMTGolden eagle found in Wyo. tied for second-oldest, Wyo. (AP) — A golden eagle that was apparently electrocuted near Sheridan was more than 30 years old, which ties the record for second-oldest in the species that has ever been tagged in North America, Wyoming wildlife officials said.aGeneral newsScienceAnimalsEaglesBirdsWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementSheridanWyomingUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 16:37:07 GMTVa. Beach mulls arena that could lure NBA, NHL BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Beach metropolitan area is one of the largest in the country without a major professional sports team, and numerous attempts to lure one here have repeatedly left sports fans in the area disappointed.BROCK VERGAKISaGeneral newsSports facility constructionCoastlines and beachesProfessional hockeyHockeyEconomyDebt and bond marketsSports businessSportsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessEnvironment and natureMen's hockeyMen's sportsFinancial marketsNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballVirginia BeachVirginiaNorfolkUnited StatesSacramentoNorth AmericaCalifornia, 19 Apr 2014 15:48:29 GMT13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche, Nepal (AP) — Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsSportsSearch and rescue effortsWeatherMountainsWinter weatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2014 17:04:40 GMTStrong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck off the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersPapua New GuineaAustraliaOceania, 19 Apr 2014 15:54:12 GMTFiat Chrysler to build 3 Jeeps in China (AP) — Fiat and Chrysler say they will build three new Jeep models in China for the local market, the biggest for Jeeps outside the U.S.iBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesChinaItalyGuangzhouGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2014 14:57:35 GMTEgypt's el-Sissi visits Coptic pope before Easter (AP) — Egypt's former military chief and presidential front-runner has visited the Coptic pope ahead of Orthodox Easter, making his first public appearance since he formally made his bid for the presidency.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 19 Apr 2014 13:32:39 GMTPoland and Spain split points for 1-1 in Fed Cup, Spain (AP) — Agnieszka Radwanska beat Silvia Soler-Espinosa to give Poland the first point of its Fed Cup World Group playoff against Spain on Saturday, only for sister Urszula Radwanska to surrender a one-set lead and lose to Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor.sSportsFed CupTennisEventsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsSpainPolandBarcelonaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 19 Apr 2014 13:19:20 GMTConfusion, anger as sunken ferry's relatives wait, South Korea (AP) — The informal briefing by a South Korean coast guard rescuer started calmly enough. He stood on a stage in front of relatives of those missing from a sunken ferry, explaining how divers trying to find their loved ones are hampered by poor visibility and can venture only so deep.GILLIAN WONGiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2014 16:05:56 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, 19 Apr 2014 13:15:00 GMTOhio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart, Ohio (AP) — A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.aGeneral newsCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 15:49:29 GMTAlleged fraudster visits Austrian police, arrested (AP) — A German sought by authorities for alleged fraud has been arrested in Austria — after dropping into a police station to ask officers whether he was under investigation.iOdditiesArrestsFraud and false statementsLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeViennaAustriaWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2014 13:47:21 GMTCosta Rican woman attributes miracle to pope RIOS, Costa Rica (AP) — On a warm spring day, Floribeth Mora was in her bed waiting to die from a seemingly inoperable brain aneurysm when her gaze fell upon a photograph of Pope John Paul II in a newspaper.JAVIER CORDOBAiGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsCosta RicaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 19 Apr 2014 14:31:46 GMTNovak Djokovic faces spell out with wrist injury (AP) — Six-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic faces an anxious wait to see how long his right-wrist injury will keep him away from tennis.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsMen's sportsAthlete injuriesMen's tennisTennisAthlete healthMonacoWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2014 16:44:06 GMTGuinea to cancel BSG Resources-Vale mining rights, Guinea (AP) — The government of Guinea says it plans to revoke the mining rights to one of the largest untapped iron ore deposits in the world, following a watchdog's recommendation.iGeneral newsGuineaWest AfricaAfrica, 19 Apr 2014 16:32:20 GMTCreeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town, Wyo. (AP) — A slow-motion disaster continued unfolding in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson on Saturday, as a creeping landslide that split a hillside home threatened to swallow up more houses and businesses.MATTHEW BROWNMEAD GRUVERaGeneral newsNatural disastersMunicipal governmentsAccidents and disastersWeatherLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsJacksonWyomingWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 16:52:27 GMTDrone in Yemen kills 9 suspected al-Qaida fighters, Yemen (AP) — A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed nine suspected al-Qaida militants and three civilians Saturday, authorities said, part of America's ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror network's most dangerous local group.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationYemenSanaaUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 15:32:15 GMTIran vice president says row over reactor resolved, Iran (AP) — Iran will redesign its Arak heavy water reactor to greatly limit the amount of plutonium it can make, the country's vice president said Saturday, marking a major concession from the Islamic Republic in negotiations with world powers over its contested nuclear program.ALI AKBAR DAREINIiGeneral newsNuclear weaponsWeapons of mass destructionUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryTehranIranMiddle East, 19 Apr 2014 16:49:18 GMTNASA's space station Robonaut finally getting legs CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Robonaut, the first out-of-this-world humanoid, is finally getting its space legs.MARCIA DUNNhtGeneral newsScienceSpace explorationRoboticsTechnologyComputing and information technologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 14:57:06 GMTCoachella's young audience a marketers paradise, Calif. (AP) — When it first started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $65. A few dusty stands sold hot dogs and Cokes. It was the end of grunge and the start of a new millennium, and it was all about the music. All for one weekend.SANDY COHENfBusinessArts and entertainmentLifestyleMusicFashionEntertainmentBeauty and fashionSocial mediaCelebrityCoachella Valley Music and Arts FestivalOnline mediaPartiesMediaEventsOccasionsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 15:24:36 GMTAt barricades, Ukraine insurgents await Easter, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine on Saturday prepared to celebrate Orthodox Easter at barricades outside government offices seized in nearly a dozen cities, despite an international agreement to disarm and free the premises.JIM HEINTZYURAS KARMANAUiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsPolitical resignationsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleNational electionsElectionsUkraineCrimeaRussiaKievDonetskEuropeEastern Europe, 19 Apr 2014 13:58:49 GMTNigeria preacher: Healer or controversial leader?, Nigeria (AP) — It's Sunday, and 15,000 people are seated in the enormous arena-like church, fanning themselves against the dusty humid air in Nigeria.CARLEY PETESCHiGeneral newsFaith healingTelevisionGovernment and politicsReligionSocial affairsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthMediaNigeriaLagosWest AfricaGhanaSouth AfricaAfricaSouthern Africa, 19 Apr 2014 15:38:20 GMTLooming, creeping landslide splits home in Wyoming, Wyo. (AP) — A slow-motion disaster is unfolding in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson as a creeping landslide that split a hillside home in half inches toward more houses and businesses below.MATTHEW BROWNMEAD GRUVERaGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersJacksonWyomingUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2014 14:08:21 GMTCzech Republic leads Italy 2-0 in Fed Cup semis, Czech Republic (AP) — The Czech Republic took a commanding 2-0 lead over defending champion Italy in their Fed Cup semifinal Saturday after Lucie Safarova and Petra Kvitova won the opening singles matches in straight sets.sSportsFed CupTennisWomen's tennisEventsWomen's sportsCzech RepublicItalyEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe, 19 Apr 2014 14:55:58 GMT