FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Apr 2015 13:38:24 -0700Wrestling legend Verne Gagne dies at age 89 (AP) — Verne Gagne, one of professional wrestling's most celebrated performers and promoters, has died. He was 89.sSportsMen's wrestlingHigh school sportsObituariesCollege sportsEntertainment wrestlingWrestlingMen's sportsMinneapolisMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 18:46:13 GMTUN Security Council extends mission in Western Sahara NATIONS (AP) — A small U.N. peacekeeping force in Western Sahara has been extended for another year but without the human rights monitoring mandate that residents have long demanded. The territory held by Morocco is called Africa's last remnant of a colonial past.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsDiplomacyHuman rights and civil libertiesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseAfricaMoroccoWestern SaharaNorth AfricaWest Africa, 28 Apr 2015 18:33:43 GMTOrioles to play White Sox on Thursday in closed stadium (AP) — The Orioles will play the Chicago White Sox on Thursday afternoon at Camden Yards in a rare Major League Baseball game closed to the public, a decision that followed rioting in Baltimore.By DAVID GINSBURGaGeneral newsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsBaltimoreFloridaMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 19:15:34 GMTModerate earthquake rattles southern Mexico CITY (AP) — A moderate earthquake has shaken the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 28 Apr 2015 19:33:35 GMTSurvivors of Colorado theater shooting begin testifying, Colo. (AP) — Katie Medley was nine months pregnant, so she picked a seat near the exit door, just in case she went into labor when her husband and a friend took her to see the premiere of a Batman film nearly three years ago.By SADIE GURMAN and DAN ELLIOTTaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 18:58:27 GMTCavs' Love likely done for season with shoulder injury, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Love spent all those long, losing seasons in Minnesota aching for a chance to be part of the NBA playoffs.By TOM WITHERSsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsNBA PlayoffsMen's basketballSports businessAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballEventsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 19:36:59 GMTTop-seeded Pliskova reaches 2nd round of Prague Open (AP) — Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic overcame a slow start, cold and rain to defeat Annika Beck of Germany in the first round of the Prague Open on Tuesday.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsCzech RepublicPragueGermanyEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe, 28 Apr 2015 19:14:00 GMTThe top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store Store Official Charts for the week ending April 27, 2015:By The Associated PresshtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMobile mediaMobile phonesMedia distributionComputer hardwareConsumer electronicsTechnologyMobile communication technologyCommunication technologySoftwareComputing and information technologyMediaGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyle, 28 Apr 2015 18:49:04 GMT'American in Paris,' 'Fun Home' get a leading 12 Tony noms YORK (AP) — The musicals "An American in Paris" and "Fun Home" each received a leading 12 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, showing two very different sides of this Broadway season.By MARK KENNEDYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCelebrityTony AwardsMusicAward showsPerforming artsEntertainmentEventsMovies, 28 Apr 2015 18:31:34 GMTSpotify's Top 10 most viral tracks following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday April 20, to Sunday, April 26, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.By The Associated PressaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentOnline mediaMedia, 28 Apr 2015 18:58:57 GMTNurse dies in fall from hoist on Texas medical helicopter, Texas (AP) — A nurse died after falling from a hoist on a medical helicopter while rescuing a woman from a hiking trail in Austin, emergency personnel said Tuesday.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 18:57:58 GMTSeeking answers to getting recalled cars fixed quickly (AP) — Robo calls, social media ads, personal letters from the CEO and even a smartphone app are among ways auto companies are trying to convince more customers to get repairs done on cars recalled for serious safety defects.By MARCY GORDON and TOM KRISHERwBusinessGeneral newsSocial mediaConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsOnline mediaMedia, 28 Apr 2015 19:37:09 GMTWife: Sailor died trying to right boat in storm, save others ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — With the sailboat he was aboard leaning precariously during a storm in Mobile Bay, Kris Beall climbed over the side trying to right the craft, his wife said Tuesday.By JOHNNY CLARK and JAY REEVESaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMobileLouisianaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 19:15:12 GMTChicago transit agency blamed for airport train derailment (AP) — Chicago's transit agency shares in the blame for an accident last year in which a driver fell asleep and crashed a commuter train into a platform and up an escalator at O'Hare airport, federal investigators concluded Tuesday. And they warned that, without changes, a similar accident could happen elsewhere.By JASON KEYSERaBusinessGeneral newsTransportationAccidentsMass transit systemsAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesChicagoUnited StatesIllinoisNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 18:57:37 GMTLatest on police-custody death: 1 critically injured in fire p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesRiotsArrestsMunicipal governmentsSocial mediaState governmentsProfessional baseballGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeLocal governmentsFiresAccidents and disastersOnline mediaMediaViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessBaseballMen's sportsSportsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 18:42:23 GMTUniv. of Florida frat closed over veteran-abuse accusations, Fla. (AP) — The University of Florida is closing a fraternity after allegations that its members hurled drunken insults and spat at a group of disabled military veterans at a Panama City Beach resort.aGeneral newsCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsSocial affairsHigher educationEducationGainesvilleFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 19:11:48 GMTCoast Guard: 3rd body found in search for missing boaters ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard officials say a third body has been found in the search for missing boaters who were thrown into Mobile Bay during a storm.By JOHNNY CLARK and JAY REEVESaGeneral newsMissing personsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSearch and rescue effortsAlabamaUnited StatesNorth AmericaMobileLouisiana, 28 Apr 2015 19:32:40 GMTPhilippine woman drug convict execution delayed, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's attorney general says the execution has been delayed of a woman Philippine convict, one of nine people who had been due to face a firing squad.By TATAN SYUFLANAiGeneral newsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderDrug-related crimeDeath penalty controversyHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsCrimeMen's boxingBoxingInternational relationsSocial issuesSocial affairsMen's sportsSportsIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaAsiaAustraliaPhilippinesEuropeOceania, 28 Apr 2015 19:16:08 GMTThe top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US charts for week ending April 27, 2015:By The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureEntertainment, 28 Apr 2015 19:07:20 GMTIraqi Kurds arrest alleged IS cell behind US mission attack (AP) — Kurdish authorities announced Tuesday the arrest of an alleged Islamic State group cell that they said was responsible for the deadly bomb attack two weeks ago next to the U.S. consulate in northern Iraq.By SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsBombingsArrestsKidnappingLaw and orderCrimeBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 28 Apr 2015 18:59:31 GMTRussia cancels registration of opposition leader's party (AP) — Russian officials have cancelled the registration of the political party led by Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption activist who is one of President Vladimir Putin's most adamant critics.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 19:10:57 GMTRenee Fleming's madcap 'Living on Love' play to close May 3 YORK (AP) — With no love from the Tony Awards nominating committee, the play "Living on Love" will close May 3.By MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentPerforming artsEntertainment, 28 Apr 2015 18:22:05 GMTWhat they said: Supreme Court quotes on gay marriage (AP) — Excerpts from arguments before the Supreme Court on Tuesday about whether states must allow same-sex couples to marry and whether states must recognize gay marriages performed in other states:wLifestyleGovernment and politicsMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesCouplesRelationshipsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciary, 28 Apr 2015 19:12:19 GMTSpain: Mediterranean ferry catches fire, passengers evacuate (AP) — A ferry heading from the Mediterranean island city of Palma de Mallorca to the southern coastal city of Valencia caught fire at sea Tuesday, forcing 152 passengers to abandon the ship in lifeboats and injuring four crew members, Spanish officials said.iGeneral newsTransportationFiresEvacuationsAccidentsAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSpainPalmaBalearic IslandsWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 18:18:51 GMTThe top 10 movies on the iTunes Store Movies U.S. charts for week ending April 27, 2015:By The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentMoviesMedia distributionMedia, 28 Apr 2015 18:14:31 GMTBiden implores Ukraine to do more to fight corruption (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is imploring Ukraine's leaders to investigate and prosecute corruption that is rampant throughout the government.wGovernment and politicsPolitical corruptionBribery, graft and conflicts of interestPolitical issuesCrimeGeneral newsUkraineRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 18:36:20 GMTStocks mostly higher as company earnings reports pour in YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher Tuesday afternoon, erasing losses from earlier in the day, as investors worked through the latest round of earnings reports. Pharmaceutical stocks rose after drug giant Merck reported better-than-expected results.By KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyHealth care industryIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsInformation technologyStock marketsCommodity marketsGreeceUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 19:20:14 GMTClinton fundraisers show scope of family network (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is tapping some of the biggest donors to her family's philanthropy for her presidential campaign, even as the charity is under scrutiny over its own fundraising practices.By KEN THOMAS and LISA LEREReArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical fundraisingCampaignsLegislatureElectionsPresidential electionsNational electionsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 19:04:40 GMTCablevision strikes deal to offer Hulu streaming services YORK (AP) — Cablevision Systems Corp. struck a deal with Hulu to offer the Internet television service's on-demand content to its Optimum customers.htBusinessArts and entertainmentTechnologyTelecommunicationsIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate news, 28 Apr 2015 19:03:47 GMTGeorgia teacher to retire after blasting Obama to students, Ga. (AP) — A central Georgia middle school teacher will retire at the end of the school year after criticizing President Barack Obama and his supporters in front of students.aGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationEducationSocial affairsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 18:37:20 GMTJetBlue shares fly higher as it beats 1Q profit forecasts YORK (AP) — JetBlue shares soared Tuesday after the airline gave an April revenue forecast that was much stronger than those from competitors.fBusinessIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 19:38:03 GMTBaltimore on edge: National Guardsmen take up positions (AP) — National Guardsmen took up positions across the city and hundreds of volunteers swept broken glass and other debris from the streets Tuesday, the morning after riots erupted following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.By TOM FOREMAN Jr. and AMANDA LEE MYERSaGeneral newsRiotsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriFunerals and memorial servicesMunicipal governmentsVandalismCrimePoliceRebellions and uprisingsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestEventsLocal governmentsLaw enforcement agenciesWar and unrestBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 18:52:52 GMTThe top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store' Official Music Charts for the week ending April 27, 2015:By The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentMusic downloadingMedia distributionMedia, 28 Apr 2015 18:30:12 GMTThe Latest on Nepal Quake: UN says 8 million affected a.m. (1820 GMT)The Associated PressaGeneral news2015 Nepal earthquakeDisaster planning and responseSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersBone fracturesForeign aidEventsNatural disastersInjuriesHealthInternational relationsGovernment and politicsDubaiNepalTibetUnited Arab EmiratesKathmanduMiddle EastSouth AsiaAsiaChinaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 28 Apr 2015 18:28:40 GMTNielsen's top programs for April 20-26 viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 20-26. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.By The Associated PresseArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTelevision ratingsTV newsBroadcast televisionTelevisionMediaNews media, 28 Apr 2015 19:15:45 GMTObama criticizes black deaths by police, rioters and society (AP) — Urging Americans to "do some soul-searching," President Barack Obama expressed deep frustration Tuesday over recurring black deaths at the hands of police, rioters responding with senseless violence and a society that will only "feign concern" without addressing the root causes.By NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politicsRiotsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestGeneral news, 28 Apr 2015 19:30:12 GMTSource: Los Angeles supervisors to vote on civil rights deal ANGELES (AP) — An official says Los Angeles County supervisors are set to vote on a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department in a case alleging unconstitutional stops, searches, seizures and excessive force by deputies against blacks and Hispanics.By BRIAN MELLEYaGeneral newsRace and ethnicityHispanicsAfrican-AmericansPoliceSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 19:37:23 GMTSpain: 152 passengers on burning ferry evacuate in lifeboats (AP) — A ferry heading from the Mediterranean island city of Palma de Mallorca to the southern coastal city of Valencia caught fire at sea Tuesday, forcing 152 passengers to abandon the ship in lifeboats and injuring four crew members, Spanish officials said.By ALAN CLENDENNINGiGeneral newsTransportationFiresEvacuationsAccidentsAccidents and disastersSpainPalmaBalearic IslandsWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Apr 2015 18:43:05 GMTUS attorney to monitor probe of fatal shooting by ICE agent (AP) — U.S. authorities will monitor a Detroit police investigation into the fatal shooting of a man by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent who was part of a team seeking him on a warrant, the U.S. attorney in Detroit said Tuesday.By COREY WILLIAMSaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderDetroitUnited StatesMichiganNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 19:22:10 GMTInvestigators: Woman shot, held captive for 26 days ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California man is accused of shooting his wife and then holding her and their seven-year-old son captive in an apartment for 26 days, authorities said Tuesday.By CHRISTOPHER WEBERaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsHostage situationsKidnappingCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 18:48:54 GMTRare Robert Redford family reunion at Chaplin Awards YORK (AP) — Robert Redford says getting his entire family in one place at one time can be a challenge.By LAURI NEFFaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentReunionsCelebrityOccasionsLifestyleNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 18:23:54 GMTDetroit boy found in basement says his home was 'terrible' (AP) — A Detroit boy found in his basement after a highly publicized 11-day search says his home was a "terrible place" where he was beaten with a plastic pipe.By ED WHITEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeCrimes against childrenDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 19:25:47 GMTCoast Guard: 3rd body found in search for boaters missing after storm hit coastal Alabama ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — Coast Guard: 3rd body found in search for boaters missing after storm hit coastal Alabama.aGeneral newsStormsMissing personsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationWeatherAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 19:29:25 GMTLatest on police-custody death: Mayor: No 'thugs' in city p.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesRiotsMunicipal governmentsArrestsSocial mediaState governmentsGovernment and politicsProfessional baseballPolitical and civil unrestLocal governmentsLaw and orderCrimeOnline mediaMediaFiresAccidents and disastersViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessBaseballMen's sportsSportsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 19:09:37 GMTLG's new G4 phones will have leather backs YORK (AP) — LG is making smartphones with optional leather backs as it seeks to distinguish its phones from Apple's iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy smartphones.htBusinessTechnology, 28 Apr 2015 18:38:46 GMTFollowing Nepal quake, climbers say Everest season is over (AP) — All climbers on the Nepal side of Mount Everest have left the mountain and the climbing season is over following a deadly earthquake that left thousands dead in Nepal and dozens of climbers killed or injured after an avalanche swept across the basecamp staging area, according to guiding companies and individual climbers.By MARTHA BELLISLEaGeneral newsSports2015 Nepal earthquakeMountainsAccidents and disastersEventsNatural disastersOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnvironment and natureNepalSeattleWashingtonSouth AsiaAsiaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 19:36:52 GMTLiberians ask US for help with alleged human trafficking, Liberia (AP) — Protesters have gathered in front of the U.S. Embassy in Liberia's capital, asking it to put pressure on Liberian officials to bring back some 60 young Liberian women allegedly trafficked into Lebanon between 2011 and 2012.By JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEHiGeneral newsEmbassiesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsSmugglingCrimeLiberiaWest AfricaAfrica, 28 Apr 2015 18:44:31 GMTOrphaned polar bear to move from New York to St. Louis Zoo LOUIS (AP) — A polar bear who gained international fame when orphaned two years ago is coming to the St. Louis Zoo.aGeneral newsAnimalsBearsZoological parksMammalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleSt. LouisUnited StatesBuffaloNew YorkMissouriNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 19:20:13 GMTSenate panel advances bill to overhaul chemical regulation (AP) — A bipartisan bill to update regulation of harmful chemicals for the first time in nearly 40 years won approval from a Senate committee Tuesday, moving it closer to a vote in the full Senate.By MATTHEW DALYwBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsEnvironmental laws and regulationsLegislatureLegislationEnvironment and natureEnvironmentGovernment regulationsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeEnvironmental concernsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 18:55:35 GMTAP NewsAlert (AP) — Police: At least 20 officers injured in Baltimore riots; 1 in critical after building fire.aGeneral newsRiotsFiresPolitical and civil unrestAccidents and disastersBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Apr 2015 18:22:00 GMT