FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 19 Apr 2015 17:36:21 -0700Canada's Augusta James wins first Symetra Tour title MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Canada's Augusta James won the Chico's Patty Berg Memorial on Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title, and Laurie Rinker took The Legends Tour competition.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsFort MyersCanadaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2015 00:17:42 GMTWes Roach wins in Mexico for first Tour title, Mexico (AP) — Wes Roach won the El Bosque Mexico Championship on Sunday for his first Tour title, beating Kevin Tway and Patton Kizzire by four strokes.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolf, 19 Apr 2015 22:41:22 GMTAdam Jones powers Orioles past Red Sox 8-3 (AP) — Adam Jones went 4 for 5 with a three-run double and two-run homer to match his career high with five RBIs, carrying the Baltimore Orioles past the Boston Red Sox 8-3 on Sunday.By KEN POWTAKsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:08:23 GMTBlake Shelton: nominee, host and Lambert cheerleader at ACMs, Texas (AP) — Blake Shelton may be going into the Academy of Country Music Awards as a host, performer and two-time nominee, but he has another priority: being a cheerleader.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAcademy of Country Music AwardsEventsAward showsMusic awardsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:24:38 GMTEmpty chairs honor 168 victims of Oklahoma City bombing CITY (AP) — Every day when Dr. Rosslyn Biggs goes to work as a federal government veterinarian she is reminded of her mother, one of 168 people killed in the Oklahoma City bombing and honored Sunday on the 20th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil until Sept. 11, 2001.By TIM TALLEYaGeneral newsAccidents and disastersBombingsState governmentsTerrorismCrimeWar and unrestGovernment and politicsOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:33:56 GMTJulio Iglesias to receive honorary degree from Berklee (AP) — Julio Iglesias and three other prominent music industry figures will receive honorary degrees from Boston's Berklee College of Music at its commencement next month.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:31:17 GMTToronto GM Masai Ujiri and team fined for expletive YORK (AP) — Toronto general manager Masai Ujiri was fined $35,000 and the team docked $25,000 by the NBA on Sunday for his expletive Saturday talking about Washington forward Paul Pierce when addressing fans before the Raptors' playoff opener.sSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 23:54:25 GMTSoldier's son presented 70-year-old dog tags found on beach, Mass. (AP) — Dog tags a U.S. soldier lost on a Massachusetts beach 70 years ago have been returned to his son at the same place.aGeneral newsWorld War IIVeteransEventsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:10:37 GMTCuba holds local vote with a twist: 2 opposition candidates (AP) — Cuba on Sunday held its first local elections since a historic thaw in relations with the United States with an unusual wrinkle in the single-party system: two of the 27,000 candidates openly oppose the government.iGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsRestoring U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relationsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsEventsInternational relationsHavanaCubaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 19 Apr 2015 21:05:14 GMTBoth opposition candidates concede defeat in Cuban vote (AP) — Both dissident candidates in Cuba's first local elections since a historic thaw in U.S. relations have conceded defeat after preliminary results showed them losing.iGeneral newsCubaHavanaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 19 Apr 2015 23:23:47 GMTBlackhawks beat Predators 4-2 for 2-1 series lead (AP) — Marian Hossa was everywhere. Jonathan Toews powered Chicago to a big second period, and Brandon Saad had a key play for the Blackhawks.By JAY COHENsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsSports businessAthlete healthEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 23:27:26 GMTSurvivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat (AP) — A smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya's coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy and intensifying pressure on the European Union Sunday to finally meet demands for decisive action.By FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsPolitical refugeesGovernment and politicsWar and unrestInternational relationsLegislatureAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsItalyEuropeFranceSpainSicilyLibyaMiddle EastMaltaAfricaMediterranean SeaWestern EuropeNorth Africa, 19 Apr 2015 23:08:11 GMT8 people killed at Brazilian soccer team's fan club PAULO (AP) — Armed men killed eight people in a raid on a Sao Paulo soccer fan club that has close links to a notorious, now-closed prison, Brazilian police said on Sunday.By TALES AZZONI and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICONiGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerSoccerMen's sportsBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 19 Apr 2015 21:15:41 GMTKorver scores 21, Hawks hold off pesky Nets 99-92 in Game 1 (AP) — Kyle Korver scored 21 points, including five 3-pointers, and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks held off the pesky Brooklyn Nets 99-92 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoff series Sunday night.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballAthlete healthEventsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2015 00:19:38 GMTGolf Capsules HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Jim Furyk won the RBC Heritage on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title in five years, making birdies on both playoff holes to outlast Kevin Kisner.By The Associated PresssSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsWomen's golfWomen's sportsHilton Head IslandMexicoUnited StatesChinaSouth CarolinaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 19 Apr 2015 22:53:53 GMT"Big 3" lead Cavaliers past Celtics 113-100 in Game 1 (AP) — More than hour after his first playoff game with LeBron James and Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving made a statement more profound than anything he did on the floor.By TOM WITHERSsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsEventsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 23:59:20 GMTUtah's Dabritz wins uneven bars, falls short of another 10 WORTH, Texas (AP) — Utah's Georgia Dabritz has a national championship on the uneven bars, just not another perfect 10 to go with it.By SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsWomen's sportsWomen's gymnasticsGymnasticsArtistic gymnasticsCollege sportsUnited StatesUtahTexasNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:38:36 GMTWartime climate in Saudi puts calls for reform on hold, Saudi Arabia (AP) — An electronic billboard at an upscale Saudi mall flashes an advertisement for a designer fragrance before switching to images of soaring F-16s and King Salman saluting the troops. "The response has come to you who threaten the nation," the caption says. "To those who test me, take this war as a reply."By AYA BATRAWYiGeneral newsWar and unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical activismGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesReligious issuesReligionSaudi ArabiaIranYemenSyriaRiyadhMiddle East, 19 Apr 2015 22:08:01 GMTDodgers hit 3 HRs in 6th to rout Rockies 7-0 ANGELES (AP) — Howie Kendrick, Scott Van Slyke and rookie Joc Pederson hit sixth-inning home runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers stretched their winning streak to seven by beating the Colorado Rockies 7-0 Sunday.By JOE RESNICKsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 23:14:26 GMTFeldman bounces back, Astros defeat Angels (AP) — Scott Feldman bounced back with six solid innings and the Houston Astros took advantage of a wild throw by catcher Drew Butera to beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Sunday.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsHoustonFresnoOaklandTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 19 Apr 2015 23:09:52 GMTReview: Broadway's 'Fun Home' is a deeply moving triumph YORK (AP) — The best commercial for a Broadway show this season isn't on TV. It's on Broadway itself, in the stunning, deeply moving "Fun Home."By MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentPerforming arts, 19 Apr 2015 23:28:48 GMTBobby Brown tells concert goers his ailing daughter is awake (AP) — Bobby Brown told concert goers Saturday night that his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown is awake nearly three months after she was found face down and unresponsive in a tub at her Georgia home.By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr.aGeneral newsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMusicAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 23:48:12 GMTYemen Shiite rebel leader vows not to surrender amid strikes, Yemen (AP) — A Shiite rebel leader in Yemen vowed to not surrender Sunday amid Saudi-led airstrikes in a rambling speech that rejected U.N. efforts to halt violence there, even as the political party of the country's former leader welcomed international efforts for a cease-fire.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsHumanitarian crisesWar and unrestHumanitarian assistanceIslamReligionSocial affairsGovernment and politicsForeign aidInternational relationsYemenSaudi ArabiaSanaaMiddle East, 19 Apr 2015 23:12:53 GMTOhio State's Ezekiel Elliott wins AAU Sullivan Award YORK (AP) — Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott won the AAU Sullivan Award on Sunday as the most outstanding U.S. amateur athlete who also demonstrates premier leadership, character and sportsmanship.sSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOhioNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:05:39 GMTDenny Hamlin pulls out of Bristol race with neck injury, Tenn. (AP) — Denny Hamlin pulled out of Sunday's race at Bristol Motor Speedway with a neck injury he says occurred before rain halted the event.By JENNA FRYERsSportsAthlete injuriesAutomobile racingNASCARAthlete healthTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:58:24 GMTUtility: No leaks found in California gas line that exploded, Calif. (AP) — A gas pipeline that exploded at a sheriff's gun range in Central California, injuring 11 people, had been inspected twice in April for gas leaks, and no leaks were found, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Sunday.aGeneral newsExplosionsUtilitiesTrafficAccidents and disastersIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryTransportationCaliforniaFresnoUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2015 00:35:46 GMTDenver police issue dozens of citations at pot events (AP) — Denver police said there were no major problems as marijuana celebrations continued for a second day on Sunday, but police tweeted a reminder that while recreational use of marijuana is legal in Colorado, people still can't use it in public.aGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCourt citationsCrimeLaw and orderDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:08:27 GMTHarvey, banged-up Mets hold off Marlins 7-6 for 8th straight YORK (AP) — Travis d'Arnaud had his right hand in a blue cast. Jerry Blevins' left arm was in a sling. About the only thing not broken Sunday at Citi Field was the New York Mets' winning streak.By MIKE FITZPATRICKsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:12:05 GMTFirst family takes a hike along trails of Great Falls Park, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama is wrapping up a leisurely weekend with his family.By STACY A. ANDERSONaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsProfessional footballOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleFootballSportsVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:56:31 GMTOpposition centrists win Finland election, face tough talks (AP) — The opposition Center Party has won Finland's parliamentary election but its new leader faces tough talks on forming a government following the success of the populist, anti-establishment Finns Party that placed ahead of the main government partners, the conservatives and Social Democrats.By MATTI HUUHTANENiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsParliamentary electionsNational governmentsFinlandHelsinkiWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2015 23:05:17 GMTPolice arrest 4 after student shot at Charlotte university, N.C. (AP) — Four men are facing multiple charges after the early-morning shooting of a student on the campus of a small, private university in Charlotte.aGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationLaw and orderCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 23:09:33 GMTTeliana Pereira wins Claro Open Colsanitas, Colombia (AP) — Brazil's Teliana Pereira won the Claro Open Colsanitas on Sunday to become the WTA Tour's first Brazilian winner in 27 years, beating fifth-seeded Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 7-6 (2), 6-1.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsBogotaColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 19 Apr 2015 21:25:37 GMTHunter homers for Twins in 7-2 win over Indians (AP) — Torii Hunter feels good about his swing and so do the Minnesota Twins.By MIKE COOKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:20:59 GMTIrving scores 30, LeBron 20 as Cavs beat Celtics 113-100 (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 30 points in his playoff debut, LeBron James added 20 in his first postseason game with Cleveland in five years and the Cavaliers opened a run toward an NBA title with a 113-100 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday.By TOM WITHERSsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:48:32 GMTPolice worry woman suspected in murder-abduction may flee, Ind. (AP) — Police are taking precautions to ensure a woman suspected of killing an Indiana mother in order to steal a 3-week-old infant doesn't flee a hospital in Texas where she is being treated for depression.aGeneral newsMissing personsViolent crimeCrimeAndersonGaryIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:06:19 GMTPirates sweep, Brewers off to worst start in team history (AP) — Gerrit Cole pitched six effective innings, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates swept Milwaukee 5-2 Sunday, leaving the Brewers with their worst start in team history.By WILL GRAVESsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:12:26 GMTAP Sources: Tim Tebow expected to sign with Eagles on Monday (AP) — It's Tebow Time in the City of Brotherly Love.ROB MAADDIsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional footballFootballPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2015 00:32:24 GMTLester makes nifty play, but loses again as Padres top Cubs (AP) — Cubs newcomer Jon Lester made a nifty play with his glove but lost again as the San Diego Padres beat Chicago 5-2 Sunday.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:38:46 GMTObama pays tribute to victims of Oklahoma City bombing (AP) — President Barack Obama is expressing condolences to families on the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, saying America will never forget those who lost their lives.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBombingsOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:25:23 GMTGeorge Strait, Merle Haggard tribute kick off ACM Awards, Texas (AP) — The Academy of Country Music Awards kicked off Sunday night paying tribute to veteran Merle Haggard, while George Strait sang "All My Ex's Live in Texas" — appropriate for the awards show celebrating its 50th anniversary in a new location, the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAcademy of Country Music AwardsAward showsEventsProfessional footballFootballSportsMusic awardsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2015 00:39:37 GMTRoyals overcome 5 ejections to beat Athletics 4-2 CITY, Mo. (AP) — After Oakland and Kansas City cleared the benches for the third straight game and five more Royals got ejected, Lorenzo Cain tried to put a positive spin on the day.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 23:30:45 GMT'Furious 7' speeds ahead of the competition ANGELES (AP) — Even in its debut weekend, Kevin James's "Paul Blart" sequel couldn't outpace "Furious 7."By LINDSEY BAHRaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:44:44 GMTCruz drives in 5 runs as Seattle beats Texas 11-10 (AP) — Austin Jackson singled in the tying run in the ninth inning, Nelson Cruz followed with a two-out single for his fifth RBI of the game, and the Seattle Mariners overcame a pair of five-run deficits to beat the Texas Rangers 11-10 on Sunday.By TIM BOOTHsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTexasSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2015 00:25:00 GMTDavis Cup final may be played at neutral venue, Russia (AP) — The International Tennis Federation is considering playing future Davis Cup finals at a neutral venue.By JAMES ELLINGWORTHsSportsDavis CupTennisMen's tennisDopingEventsMen's sportsRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2015 22:41:04 GMTTank named "Beautiful Bulldog" in Iowa contest MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The pups came from as far away as New Jersey and Tennessee in hopes of landing a new nickname: "Beautiful Bulldog."By LUKE MEREDITHaGeneral newsSportsDogsTrack and fieldMammalsAnimalsIowaDes MoinesUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:12:53 GMTAP Source: White Sox calling up top pitching prospect Rodon (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago White Sox are calling up prized pitching prospect Carlos Rodon from Triple-A Charlotte and will have him work out of the bullpen at least for now.By ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 23:09:38 GMTBaltimore investigates death of man in police custody (AP) — Baltimore police were conducting a criminal investigation Sunday into the death of a man injured in their custody, and the mayor vowed to ensure the city held "the right people accountable."JULIET LINDERMANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCriminal investigationsArrestsCrimeLaw and orderBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2015 00:08:29 GMTFor Pelicans and Bucks, there were lessons in Game 1 losses Orleans and Milwaukee were facing long odds before the postseason even began, and now the task of advancing in the NBA playoffs seems considerably more daunting.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthEventsIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2015 00:06:56 GMTGoldschmidt leads Diamondbacks past Giants 5-1 FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco nemesis Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer to help Jeremy Hellickson get his first win with for Arizona in the Diamondbacks' 5-1 victory over the struggling Giants on Sunday.By JOSH DUBOWsSportsAthlete injuriesDivingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthAquaticsSan FranciscoSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 23:03:30 GMTQuintana allows 2 HRs to Cespedes as Tigers top ChiSox 9-1 (AP) — Whatever Jose Quintana is trying against Yoenis Cespedes, it isn't working.By NOAH TRISTERsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthDetroitMichiganNew YorkIllinoisNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:55:18 GMT