FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Mar 2015 20:57:22 -0800Dolce&Gabbana pay sentimental tribute to mothers in Milan (AP) — Model Bianca Balta won applause of approval as she walked down the Dolce&Gabbana runway in an advanced stage of pregnancy. It was part of the designing duo's early Mother's Day present to women, a collection dedicated to moms.By COLLEEN BARRYiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLifestyleFashionBeauty and fashionFashion designFashion showsEntertainmentMilanItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Mar 2015 23:20:24 GMTCanadian gets 7 years in jail in Nepal for child sex abuse, Nepal (AP) — A Canadian tourist with several previous child sex convictions has been sentenced to seven years in prison in Nepal for sexually abusing a minor boy, the court said Monday.iGeneral newsCrimeCrimes against childrenLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeNova ScotiaNepalSouth AsiaKathmanduCanadaNorth AmericaAsia, 02 Mar 2015 04:24:36 GMTLady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take charity polar plunge in Chicago (AP) — Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn plunged into the icy waters of Chicago's Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for the Special Olympics.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCelebrityMusicEntertainmentChicagoLake MichiganIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 01:40:20 GMTSeoul: North Korea test fires 2 short-range missiles, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of "merciless strikes" against its enemies as allies Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills Pyongyang claims are preparation for a northward invasion.By HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsInternational relationsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseSouth KoreaNorth KoreaSeoulPyongyangUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 03:21:14 GMTBritain's Prince William takes on diplomatic role in China (AP) — Prince William presented China's president with a large envelope Monday containing an invitation from the queen to visit Britain this year, as he began the first official visit to mainland China by a senior British royal in a generation.By LOUISE WATTiGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsForeign policyGovernment policyUnited KingdomChinaHong KongBeijingShanghaiEast AsiaWestern EuropeEuropeGreater ChinaAsia, 02 Mar 2015 04:17:49 GMTOregon women upset No. 19 Stanford 62-55, Ore. (AP) — Jillian Alleyne registered her NCAA-best 27th double-double of the season, scoring 22 points with 12 rebounds, and Oregon upset No. 19 Stanford 62-55 on Sunday, snapping an 18-game losing streak to the Cardinal dating back to Dec. 29, 2004.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsOregonEugeneUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 22:56:06 GMTWith no Durant or Westbrook, OKC still tops Lakers 108-101 ANGELES (AP) — D.J. Augustin was still in Detroit when the Oklahoma City Thunder played 14 games without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook earlier this season.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAthlete healthOklahoma CityLos AngelesOklahomaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 02 Mar 2015 03:02:55 GMTLos Angeles police shoot, kill man after Skid Row struggle ANGELES (AP) — Police shot and killed a man Sunday who struggled with officers on a sidewalk in the Skid Row section of downtown Los Angeles, authorities said.aGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 04:42:12 GMTHarden's 33 points leads Rockets over Cavs 105-103 in OT (AP) — James Harden has been putting up MVP-caliber numbers all season for the Houston Rockets.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 01:21:48 GMTUganda: Victims back leniency for LRA chief but trial awaits, Uganda (AP) — This is the horror that Silveria Okweny is willing to forgive:By RODNEY MUHUMUZAiGeneral newsWar crimesWar and unrestKidnappingInternational lawCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderInternational relationsGovernment and politicsUgandaCentral African RepublicEast AfricaAfricaCentral Africa, 02 Mar 2015 04:19:16 GMTPickup truck goes into frozen river; dead dog found inside RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A pickup truck drove onto a frozen river, spun around repeatedly and then plunged through the ice early Sunday, and police rescue teams found a dead dog but no people inside.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 01:49:03 GMT10 Things to Know for Monday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:By The Associated PressaGeneral news, 02 Mar 2015 02:07:34 GMTOvechkin scores twice as Capitals blank Maple Leafs 4-0 (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th and 41st goals of the season and added an assist, Braden Holtby made 32 saves, and the Washington Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on Sunday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.By HARVEY VALENTINEsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDistrict of ColumbiaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 02 Mar 2015 02:55:12 GMTIsraeli PM in US for controversial speech (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington to deliver the speech to Congress that the Obama administration did not want him to give.By ARON HELLERwGovernment and politicsIsraelMiddle East, 01 Mar 2015 23:02:14 GMTGolf Capsules BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ian Poulter lost command of the Honda Classic with two swings on consecutive tee shots in a wild final hour Sunday. He still had a share of the lead with Paul Casey heading into a sprint-to-the-finish at soggy PGA National.By The Associated PresssSportsWomen's golfGolfMen's golfMen's sportsWomen's sportsSouth AfricaFloridaThailandJohannesburgSouthern AfricaAfricaUnited StatesNorth AmericaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 02 Mar 2015 00:06:04 GMTKatie Kempter wins first Symetra Tour title, Calif. (AP) — Katie Kempter won the Volvik Championship at Morongo Golf Club in cold, wet conditions Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title, beating Lee Lopez with a par on the second hole of a playoff.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 02:46:08 GMTPenguins win 4th straight, top reeling Blue Jackets 5-3 (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Mike Johnston can tell a couple of shifts into a game what version of Evgeni Malkin the Penguins are going to get on a given night.By WILL GRAVESsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 01:49:31 GMTSamsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone YORK (AP) — Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.By ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyMobile phonesWireless technologyConsumer electronicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesTelecommunicationsProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesSpainNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 02 Mar 2015 02:41:09 GMTKerry tries to dampen fuss over Israeli PM's speech (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administration's diplomatic record with Iran entitles the U.S. to "the benefit of the doubt" as negotiators work toward a long-term nuclear deal. On a mission to warn of the dangers of a nuclear-armed Iran, the prime minister arrived in Washington for the speech the White House didn't want him to give.By BRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsInternational relationsLegislatureIsraelUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaIranMiddle EastNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 00:18:34 GMTEstonia's ruling pro-Western Reform Party wins election, Estonia (AP) — Estonia's ruling Reform Party has emerged as the overall winner in the Baltic country's general election dominated by economic issues and security concerns over Russia's actions in Ukraine.By JARI TANNERiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsPolitical partiesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessPolitical organizationsEstoniaTallinnEastern EuropeEurope, 02 Mar 2015 01:32:39 GMTTheater Review: 'Abundance' is a tragicomic look at Old West YORK (AP) — In sagas about the American Wild West, pioneers were brave and true-hearted cowboys and homesteaders tamed the savage land while their womenfolk happily tended hearth and family.By JENNIFER FARRAReArts and entertainmentPerforming artsEntertainment, 02 Mar 2015 00:43:11 GMTDutch chipmaker NXP to buy Freescale Semiconductor for $12B chipmaker NXP Semiconductors N.V. said Sunday it had agreed to buy its smaller rival Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. for $11.8 billion in a deal that will make it the biggest supplier of microchips to the automotive industry.By The Associated PresshtBusinessTechnologyOwnership changesCorporate newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustries, 02 Mar 2015 01:58:26 GMTNewspaper: Nurse who survived Ebola says hospital failed her (AP) — A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease.aGeneral newsHealthNewspapersDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesNews mediaMediaTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 23:25:53 GMTSeller's market for NHL teams as trade deadline nears managers, count your draft picks. In this trade market, they're valuable currency.By The Associated PresssSportsSports transactionsAthlete compensationAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsCalgaryNew York CityPhiladelphiaNew YorkTorontoEdmontonAlbertaCanadaNorth AmericaUnited StatesPennsylvaniaOntario, 02 Mar 2015 02:20:08 GMTAaron Hernandez trial delayed again due to snow RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been delayed again due to snow.aGeneral newsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeFall RiverMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 02:04:30 GMTMassengale helps No. 6 Lady Vols breeze past Vandy 79-49, Tenn. (AP) — Ariel Massengale scored 26 points and tied a school single-game record with eight 3-pointers Sunday to help No. 6 Tennessee beat Vanderbilt 79-49 in the regular-season finale for both teams.By STEVE MEGARGEEsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsTennesseeKnoxvilleLittle RockArkansasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 00:28:47 GMTArizona sends Keith Yandle to Rangers for 2 players, picks, Ariz. (AP) — The New York Rangers acquired a big piece in their push for another deep playoff run, picking up All-Star defenseman Keith Yandle in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday.By JOHN MARSHALLsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsArizonaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 02 Mar 2015 02:00:57 GMTRoy Hibbert leads surging Pacers to 94-74 win over 76ers (AP) — Roy Hibbert had 14 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 94-74 on Sunday night.By JASON HADDIXsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballIndianaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 02 Mar 2015 02:30:39 GMTNats' Scherzer simulates everything, including anthem, Fla. (AP) — Max Scherzer was warming up in the bullpen, getting ready to head onto the field to throw his first batting practice session for the Washington Nationals.By CARL KOTALAsSportsMLB Spring TrainingEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 01 Mar 2015 23:12:24 GMTFast and furious: Rousey looks to future after 14-second win ANGELES (AP) — Ronda Rousey won a fight in 16 seconds last summer, falling a second short of the quickest victory in UFC history. At the time, the bantamweight champion figured the speed with which she pummeled Alexis Davis was a fluke.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsWomen's martial artsMixed martial artsWomen's sportsMartial arts, 01 Mar 2015 23:42:14 GMTWilliams helps Charlotte hold off Orlando 98-83, Fla. (AP) — Mo Williams had 23 points and 11 assists, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 98-83 on Sunday night.By KYLE HIGHTOWERsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballOrlandoFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 01:51:29 GMTLillard, Aldridge leads Blazers past Kings for 3rd in a row, Calif. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored nine of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 15 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Sacramento Kings 110-99 on Sunday for their third straight victory.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballSacramentoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 01:48:29 GMTSeoul: North Korea test fires 2 short range missiles, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military says rival North Korea has fired two short range missiles into the sea off its east coast.iGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseSouth KoreaSeoulNorth KoreaPyongyangEast AsiaAsia, 02 Mar 2015 00:58:47 GMTKerry tried to dampen fuss over Israeli PM's speech (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administration's diplomatic record with Iran entitles the U.S. to "the benefit of the doubt" as negotiators work toward a long-term nuclear deal. On a mission to warn of the dangers of a nuclear-armed Iran, the prime minister arrived in Washington for the speech the White House didn't want him to give.By BRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsInternational relationsLegislatureIsraelUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaIranMiddle EastNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 23:18:58 GMTAsia stocks mostly rise as China rate cut offsets US data (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday as a weekend interest rate cut by the Chinese central bank lifted sentiment following the release of lackluster U.S. growth data.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyCommodity marketsEnergy industryIndustriesChinaJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 03:05:30 GMTNo. 25 Providence cruises past Marquette 77-66, R.I. (AP) — LaDontae Henton had 25 points and 15 rebounds and No. 25 Providence held off Marquette 77-66 on Sunday.sSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballCoachingBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsProvidenceRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 00:40:11 GMTPelicans hold off Nuggets 99-92 for 5th straight win (AP) — Heal fast, Anthony Davis. In the meantime, know this: Your teammates are holding things down just fine until you're completely mended.By PAT GRAHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 04:42:37 GMTDuquesne University football player from Florida kills self (AP) — A Duquesne University football player who also played for the University of Florida has killed himself.aGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballObituariesPittsburghPennsylvaniaFloridaOcalaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 02:43:09 GMTLadd lifts Jets to 5-2 win over Kings, Manitoba (AP) — Andrew Ladd scored twice and the Winnipeg Jets boosted their playoff hopes in 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday.sSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsSports transactionsSports businessEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyWinnipegManitobaCanadaNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 00:02:53 GMTObama invoking civil rights struggles past and present (AP) — For President Barack Obama, it's a week to invoke America's civil rights struggles from past to present.By NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politics2016 United States Presidential ElectionHuman rights and civil libertiesRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansUnited States Presidential ElectionPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriVotingCampaignsNational electionsElectionsEventsSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesSelmaSouth CarolinaNorth AmericaAlabama, 01 Mar 2015 23:06:57 GMTJagr helps Panthers edge Lightning 4-3, Fla. (AP) — Jaromir Jagr and the Florida Panthers have been together for two games, and it's working out quite well for each side.By PAUL GEREFFIsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 02:14:04 GMTHempen leads No. 10 Arizona State women past Colorado, 59-46, Ariz. (AP) — There wasn't much riding on the regular-season finale between No. 10 Arizona State and Colorado. That didn't stop the Sun Devils from looking for some momentum going into the postseason.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsArizonaColoradoSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 01:12:31 GMTNo. 13 Kentucky women topple No. 2 South Carolina 67-56, Ky. (AP) — Jennifer O'Neill and Makayla Epps combined for 22 second-half points and No. 13 Kentucky made 27 free throws in beating No. 2 South Carolina 67-56 on Sunday, denying the Gamecocks an unbeaten season in Southeastern Conference play.By GARY B. GRAVESsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsSouth CarolinaKentuckyArkansasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 01:31:36 GMTStoner scores 1st goal of season, helps Ducks top Stars 3-1 (AP) — Clayton Stoner scored the go-ahead goal in the third period with his first of the season, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-1 on Sunday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 04:04:57 GMTKaminsky, No. 5 Wisconsin beat Michigan State 68-61, Wis. (AP) — Frank Kaminsky scored 31 points in his final home game, sophomore Nigel Hayes added 14 and No. 5 Wisconsin clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season title with a 68-61 victory Sunday over Michigan State.By GENARO C. ARMASsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWisconsinMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Mar 2015 23:38:25 GMTPoulter, Casey share lead at rain-delayed Honda Classic BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ian Poulter didn't realize he had a three-shot lead in the Honda Classic, only that he was playing well enough to feel like he was in control of his game and the tournament.By DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 00:38:13 GMTGOP senators pledge help if court bars health law subsidies (AP) — Three leading Republican senators are promising to help millions of people who may lose federal health insurance subsidies if the Supreme Court invalidates a pillar of President Barack Obama's health care law.By ALAN FRAMwGovernment and politicsAccess to health careLegislaturePolitical partiesHealth issuesHealthIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryPolitical organizations, 02 Mar 2015 00:37:57 GMTCurry scores 37, leads Warriors from 26 down to beat Celtics (AP) — When you're sitting on the NBA's best record like the Golden State Warriors, you don't have to stress over every single game.By JIMMY GOLENsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballBostonTorontoMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 02 Mar 2015 02:31:37 GMTNew round of snow could push Boston to season record (AP) — After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England entered March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-year-old snowfall record.aGeneral newsWinter weatherAccidents and disastersCrimeWeatherViolent crimeStormsNatural disastersCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentBostonMassachusettsNew YorkLansingMichiganIthacaBinghamtonSyracuseUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Mar 2015 02:20:56 GMTParty of Lesotho's prime minister ahead in election results (AP) — The party of Lesotho's prime minister on Sunday led in initial results from an election in the mountain kingdom, which held an early vote in an attempt to overcome tension among political factions.By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsVotingParliamentary electionsElectionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsLesothoSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 01 Mar 2015 23:09:35 GMT