FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:51:09 -0700Firetruck rams California eatery; 14 injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1fbe3b0e08d40c2a536bbe738bd08d1MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — Fourteen people were injured, including five firefighters, when two firetrucks collided in a Los Angeles suburb Wednesday, sending one careening across a sidewalk and into a restaurant.JOHN ROGERSaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMontereyLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1fbe3b0e08d40c2a536bbe738bd08d1Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:43:46 GMTFire truck rams California eatery; 14 injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13dfbf8c6caf4b939cbf9556f9a0d955MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — At least five firefighters are among 14 people who were injured when two fire trucks collided in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening across a sidewalk and into a restaurant.aGeneral newsAccidentsFiresAccidents and disastersTransportationMontereyLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13dfbf8c6caf4b939cbf9556f9a0d955Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:36:16 GMTWerth HR helps Nats rally past Marlins, 6-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05844a04a7ce48ec86030f8025f066daMIAMI (AP) — Jayson Werth's homer scored three unearned runs against Jose Fernandez, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 6-3 Wednesday.STEVEN WINEsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05844a04a7ce48ec86030f8025f066daThu, 17 Apr 2014 02:02:07 GMTWill Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehlerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/140614a19d974498a440f64d06e975a8LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court records show Will Arnett has filed for divorce from Amy Poehler more than 18 months after the comedians announced their separation.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/140614a19d974498a440f64d06e975a8Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:42:23 GMTHawks wrap up regular season, beat Bucks 111-103http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b34a7b3513434aa5ba3cd1ae3ad0a7MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Scott scored 17 points and the Atlanta Hawks ended the regular season with a 111-103 win Wednesday over the Bucks, hours after Milwaukee owner Herb Kohl announced he was selling his team.GENARO C. ARMASsSportsAthlete injuriesSports facility constructionSports team ownership changesMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAthlete healthSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b34a7b3513434aa5ba3cd1ae3ad0a7Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:13:39 GMTHill leads Lakers over Spurs in finale, 113-100http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf15e1cb44af4179bc3868c32c2dd3c2SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jordan Hill had 18 points and 14 rebounds and the Lakers closed their worst season since they moved to Los Angeles with a 113-100 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.sSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf15e1cb44af4179bc3868c32c2dd3c2Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:35:12 GMTRoyal couple visit wildfire-affected Aussie townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afe1a49c18f941e28d7fada203be3cdeSYDNEY (AP) — Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, have visited a town ravaged by wildfires in the mountains west of Sydney as they continue their tour of Australia.iGeneral newsNatural hazardsMountainsEnvironment and natureFiresAccidents and disastersNatural disastersAustraliaSydneyOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afe1a49c18f941e28d7fada203be3cdeThu, 17 Apr 2014 02:23:34 GMTPortland plans reservoir flush after teen citedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6bc65ba52b64bcba1d1248ac095b0a7PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland officials are once again preparing to flush millions of gallons of treated water because someone urinated in a city reservoir.STEVEN DUBOISaGeneral newsWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and naturePortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6bc65ba52b64bcba1d1248ac095b0a7Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:58:20 GMTFreight train industry to miss safety deadlinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cabda2ca4034454b0d328060a730c2bWASHINGTON (AP) — Only one-fifth of its track will be equipped with mandatory safety technology to prevent the most catastrophic kinds of collisions and derailments by the deadline set by Congress, the freight railroad industry said Wednesday.JOAN LOWYhtBusinessGovernment and politicsTransportation safetyTechnologyGovernment regulationsNative AmericansAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cabda2ca4034454b0d328060a730c2bThu, 17 Apr 2014 01:07:50 GMTRangers rally for 2 in 9th to beat Mariners 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d62dce6e5c5b46098813a1b94fda82dbARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Leonys Martin had a game-winning RBI single in the ninth inning as the Texas Rangers scored two unearned runs in a two-out rally against Fernando Rodney, beating the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Wednesday night in a game that started as a battle of aces.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTexasSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d62dce6e5c5b46098813a1b94fda82dbThu, 17 Apr 2014 03:42:08 GMTTroopers issue report on fatal Fla. day care crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b3ee84724ce41eea6d9dd08ebfb56d7ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When a car crashed into a central Florida day care last week, it slammed through the playroom where it hit three children — killing one of them and seriously injuring two others — and left 10 more people injured by flying debris, the Florida Highway Patrol reported Wednesday.aGeneral newsDrug-related crimeAccidentsCrimeAccidents and disastersTransportationOrlandoFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b3ee84724ce41eea6d9dd08ebfb56d7Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:49:32 GMTNets rest starters, lose 114-85 to Cavaliershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92555588eaca47e0a277de4b47d82477CLEVELAND (AP) — Brooklyn coach Jason Kidd sat his starters for the playoffs and the Nets closed the regular season with a 114-85 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.TOM WITHERSsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballEventsClevelandNew York CityOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92555588eaca47e0a277de4b47d82477Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:02:10 GMTGrizzlies grab 7th seed, beat Dallas 106-105 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ea48199d4f4458f8a174c1a57a0e0ebMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley hit two free throws with 1.1 seconds left in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies grabbed the Western Conference's No. 7 seed away from Dallas by edging the Mavericks 106-105 on Wednesday night in the regular season finale.TERESA M. WALKERsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsMemphisDallasTennesseeUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ea48199d4f4458f8a174c1a57a0e0ebThu, 17 Apr 2014 03:17:23 GMTFiretruck rams California eatery; 15 injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ddd57e09f5454fb9bf2c6fdd2864ccMONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — Two firetrucks heading to a burning home collided Wednesday in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening into a restaurant and injuring 15 people, including at least five firefighters.JOHN ROGERSaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFiresMontereyLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ddd57e09f5454fb9bf2c6fdd2864ccThu, 17 Apr 2014 02:34:29 GMTEvans leads Pelicans past Rockets, 105-100http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42040cdfceb8401ca08c2b4d789e4741NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tyreke Evans had 25 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans closed out a difficult season with a crowd pleasing 105-100 victory over the playoff-bound Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.BRETT MARTELsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsEventsNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42040cdfceb8401ca08c2b4d789e4741Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:48:04 GMTBurke's 32 lift Jazz over Wolves in the finalehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5905edf91c96489c899921fe65dc3283MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Trey Burke scored a career-high 32 points to go with nine assists and seven rebounds and the Jazz avoided the worst record since moving to Utah 35 years ago with a 136-130 double overtime victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves in the season finale Wednesday night.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5905edf91c96489c899921fe65dc3283Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:17:26 GMTDeath toll in Washington mudslide hits 39http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd1d8d1d09944d29881f383280b68d1dEVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The death toll from the massive mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso last month has risen to 39, officials said Wednesday.aGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersWashingtonEverettUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd1d8d1d09944d29881f383280b68d1dThu, 17 Apr 2014 01:46:17 GMTHopes high Negro Leagues stadium makes comebackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc9c10165e59448fbba7e07e0a73e244PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — The light touch of a paint roller is enough to dislodge a chunk of plaster from the crumbling walls of Hinchliffe Stadium.SAMANTHA HENRYaGeneral newsSportsBaseballMen's sportsNew JerseyNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc9c10165e59448fbba7e07e0a73e244Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:54:53 GMTTanaka cools Cubs' bats in Yankees' 3-0 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7886b9640d584d1eae4747507c711e0fNEW YORK (AP) — Cold, shorter rest, a bigger ball. No matter the challenges, Masahiro Tanaka is making a smooth transition from Japan to the major leagues for one major reason: his split-fingered fastball.HOWIE RUMBERGsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7886b9640d584d1eae4747507c711e0fThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:30:08 GMTWeise's OT goal lifts Canadiens over Lightning 5-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b31c347a31f446a8f1d05502722b9ecTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Dale Weise scored 18:08 into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the opening game of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff series on Wednesday night.FRED GOODALLsSportsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsSports transactionsSports businessAthlete healthEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTampaMontrealFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaQuebecCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b31c347a31f446a8f1d05502722b9ecThu, 17 Apr 2014 03:11:41 GMTPolice charge Canadian in Internet privacy breachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7fdf218712a41459e276c6826d0aabeOTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Police have charged a 19-year-old Canadian man in connection with the loss of taxpayer data from Canada's tax agency website.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyComputer and data securityData privacyComputing and information technologyTechnology issuesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7fdf218712a41459e276c6826d0aabeThu, 17 Apr 2014 01:22:07 GMTProgress in Venezuela talks, but protests continuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e95b446ccdb4365a09d8c30447e64aaCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Negotiators for the government and the opposition have agreed to broaden membership in a truth commission that is to investigate who is to blame for 41 deaths tied to weeks of political unrest in Venezuela.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsVenezuelaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e95b446ccdb4365a09d8c30447e64aaThu, 17 Apr 2014 02:40:24 GMTChelsea Clinton: I might run for office somedayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/660771a09df9494a8813cc91fc3ac17cNEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton says she's happy right now with her elected representatives — but might come for their jobs if that changes.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCelebrityEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/660771a09df9494a8813cc91fc3ac17cThu, 17 Apr 2014 01:46:24 GMTMalaysian lawmaker and lawyer Karpal Singh dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2523aa7b3d1a4fc7aaf440f760274a3dKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Veteran Malaysian opposition lawmaker Karpal Singh, an eminent lawyer who had been detained without trial under security laws and battled numerous sedition charges, has died in a road accident. He was 73.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsObituariesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2523aa7b3d1a4fc7aaf440f760274a3dThu, 17 Apr 2014 02:52:45 GMTAiling Malcolm Young taking break from AC/DChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c8607ecbd9247738eafa970a0b4fd6eNEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Young is taking a break from AC/DC to focus on his health, the band said.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c8607ecbd9247738eafa970a0b4fd6eThu, 17 Apr 2014 01:24:38 GMTGomes, McAllister lead Indians past Tigers 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4eebd530d735417abf34c831710a0891DETROIT (AP) — Yan Gomes hit a two-run triple, Zach McAllister allowed a run and four hits in six innings and the Cleveland Indians held on for a 3-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.PAUL HARRISsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4eebd530d735417abf34c831710a0891Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:52:52 GMTPenguins nip Blue Jackets 4-3 in series openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d62012614b7b41c1bd197398092f619cPITTSBURGH (AP) — Columbus coach Todd Richards insists his upstart team isn't in the playoffs "just to go to school."WILL GRAVESsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d62012614b7b41c1bd197398092f619cThu, 17 Apr 2014 03:29:51 GMTMan to plead guilty in Disney insider info casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/479c6d17a18647c9964ecd180b7ed2f8LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man will plead guilty to securities fraud and pay regulators around $801,000 for using insider information to profit from Disney's $4 billion acquisition of Marvel Entertainment in 2009.fBusinessGovernment regulationsFraud and false statementsCorporate crimeCorporate newsCrimeGeneral newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/479c6d17a18647c9964ecd180b7ed2f8Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:47:28 GMTWhite wash: Yanks sweep Cubs 3-0, 2-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/619b041d3bd04e8291f87cc19b47722bNEW YORK (AP) — Michael Pineda followed an overpowering outing by Masahiro Tanaka with one of his own, pitching six innings of four-hit ball as the New York Yankees beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0 on a bitterly cold Wednesday night to complete its first doubleheader shutout sweep since 1987.HOWIE RUMBERGsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/619b041d3bd04e8291f87cc19b47722bThu, 17 Apr 2014 03:03:56 GMT10 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c584c7febcdb4cbebf3947d2a333a65fYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c584c7febcdb4cbebf3947d2a333a65fThu, 17 Apr 2014 01:47:32 GMTPro-Russian gunmen make inroads in eastern Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fce63ed32e3a47f08e3371c98535ccbcSLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles and weapons from underequipped government forces, then rolling through two cities to a hero's welcome.YURAS KARMANAUiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsMilitant groupsNational governmentsWar and unrestUkraineCrimeaRussiaKievDonetskGenevaEuropeBlack SeaEastern EuropeSwitzerlandWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fce63ed32e3a47f08e3371c98535ccbcThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:29:21 GMTWalker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/801a31d1e37d4e1a8e7c76a9fa008b43CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored eight of his 22 points in overtime to help the Charlotte Bobcats defeat the Chicago Bulls 91-86 Wednesday night and finish the season with eight wins in their final nine games.STEVE REEDsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballCharlotteNorth CarolinaIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/801a31d1e37d4e1a8e7c76a9fa008b43Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:04:36 GMTFears rise for missing in SKorea ferry sinkinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b12d92c3042c4f49935a5fd15aa36301MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Strong currents and bad visibility hampered rescuers Thursday in the search for 287 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with cold water off the southern coast of South Korea, causing fury among families waiting for word of passengers who were mostly high school students.FOSTER KLUGYOUKYUNG LEEiGovernment and politicsGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b12d92c3042c4f49935a5fd15aa36301Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:02:45 GMTNumber of missing in Washington mudslide dropshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4a11ffa2a9c449bafa5af1ea73f54a1EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The number of people missing in the massive Washington state landslide has dropped to six.aGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersWashingtonEverettUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4a11ffa2a9c449bafa5af1ea73f54a1Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:10:27 GMTPacers rest 3 starters, cruise past Magic 101-86http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aae4dcc9bf848f4a9686e0bcb9dc475ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Rasual Butler and Chris Copeland each scored 19 points as the Indiana Pacers rested their key players and cruised to a 101-86 victory over the Orlando Magic in the regular-season finale for both teams.KYLE HIGHTOWERsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsOrlandoIndianaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aae4dcc9bf848f4a9686e0bcb9dc475Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:33:42 GMTDurant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons 112-111http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e22bd04995ee46f1b929eb4ad936bfa2OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, rallying from 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-111 Wednesday night.MURRAY EVANSsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballOklahomaOklahoma CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e22bd04995ee46f1b929eb4ad936bfa2Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:09:14 GMTTeheran 3-hits Phillies; Braves win 1-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcd1fe7713ac4f57b51967491d107471PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The brisk air brought out Julio Teheran's best more so than facing Cliff Lee.ROB MAADDIsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcd1fe7713ac4f57b51967491d107471Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:56:45 GMTJets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnsonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/109c7f65030a48b4b817ef54dec9ce1fNEW YORK (AP) — Always fast on the field, Chris Johnson is looking to quickly prove his critics wrong.DENNIS WASZAK Jr.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballNew YorkTennesseeNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/109c7f65030a48b4b817ef54dec9ce1fThu, 17 Apr 2014 01:29:01 GMTAsia stocks fail to match Wall Street gainshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5930d257deb424aa0f18a72b9d0c253HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday, with Japan's Nikkei leading the retreat as investors locked in profits after a strong rally.KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial marketsJapanEast AsiaHong KongAustraliaChinaAsiaGreater ChinaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5930d257deb424aa0f18a72b9d0c253Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:42:46 GMTKnicks beat Raptors, who get No. 3 seed anywayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4d660eac4434e53ba78528a78ba62c0NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks finished their disappointing season with a 95-92 victory Wednesday night over the Toronto Raptors, who blew a 21-point lead but earned the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsEventsNew York CityTorontoNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4d660eac4434e53ba78528a78ba62c0Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:45:46 GMTWizards head to playoffs with winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65f4f43577d74a1b9c7a1ae89b9732d1BOSTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.KEN POWTAKsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65f4f43577d74a1b9c7a1ae89b9732d1Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:24:11 GMT'Vampire Diaries' star sinks teeth into directinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10cbf7315c8c49acbe422faa46e8d66fNEW YORK (AP) — Paul Wesley admits to experiencing jitters on his first day of directing Thursday's episode of the CW's "The Vampire Diaries," particularly when it came to saying the word "action."ALICIA RANCILIOeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentMoviesCelebrityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10cbf7315c8c49acbe422faa46e8d66fThu, 17 Apr 2014 02:02:31 GMTMan executed for killing 3 members of Texas familyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fc1bf0a43f14de7919f3addb280dd40HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday.MICHAEL GRACZYKaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeCriminal punishmentLaw and orderNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryTexasHuntsvilleCorpus ChristiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fc1bf0a43f14de7919f3addb280dd40Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:03:49 GMTStudy: Diabetic heart attacks and strokes fallinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dac5102e2c54ea5980d30938f3099d7NEW YORK (AP) — In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.MIKE STOBBEaHealthMedical researchDiabetesHeart attackObesityDiseases and conditionsHeart healthCardiovascular diseaseUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dac5102e2c54ea5980d30938f3099d7Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:55:04 GMTAtlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0748168f69e8490ca68e00200cf4da90ATLANTA (AP) — Arthur Blank donned traditional soccer garb to mark his newest venture — an MLS team for Atlanta.PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsSports facility constructionMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessMen's sportsProfessional footballFootballAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0748168f69e8490ca68e00200cf4da90Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:38:54 GMTFired Yahoo exec gets $58M for 15 months of workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/082158a3f4714e54b05d5d4f71974562SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.MICHAEL LIEDTKEhtBusinessTechnologyCorporate managementCorporate stockCorporate newsPersonnelMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesMaterials industryWages and salarieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/082158a3f4714e54b05d5d4f71974562Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:36:33 GMTExperts say video doesn't show Earhart wreckagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f511dc81f174fe89ed9e24923c86249CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific yields no evidence of the wreckage of the missing plane piloted by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.BEN NEARYaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsLegal proceedingsCoralsLaw and orderAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAnimalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f511dc81f174fe89ed9e24923c86249Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:40:07 GMTuFly fires flight instructor who appeared on CNNhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1851c14fc244d618602557126ef65f9TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian flight simulator business fired an instructor who figured prominently in CNN's coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, saying he showed up late to his regular job and "shamed Canadians" by dressing like a teenager.ROB GILLIESiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCanadaTorontoNorth AmericaOntariohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1851c14fc244d618602557126ef65f9Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:18:37 GMT76ers top resting Heat in finale, 100-87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4374e5d89184c01bc72abddd2239107MIAMI (AP) — For Philadelphia, the season finale was about what's coming next year. For Miami, it's about what's coming next week.TIM REYNOLDSsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4374e5d89184c01bc72abddd2239107Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:32:24 GMTSacramento mayor to lead national mayoral grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2be68f9c72ef486484ac0eab872fffcdSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson was sworn in Wednesday as the new leader of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, a platform that raises the national political profile of the NBA All-Star.FENIT NIRAPPILaNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsSacramentoCaliforniaUnited StatesMesaNorth AmericaArizonahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2be68f9c72ef486484ac0eab872fffcdThu, 17 Apr 2014 00:52:58 GMT