FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 25 Jan 2015 18:20:53 -0800Family attorney: Cubs great Ernie Banks died of heart attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64455944da054e5a895f19ddf581dd48CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks died after a heart attack, an attorney representing the Hall of Famer's family said Sunday.By DON BABWINaGeneral newsSportsObituariesCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAnimal healthHealthChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64455944da054e5a895f19ddf581dd48Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:13:30 GMTMillions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2c12f28f2424955aaae66ab99ec0669KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.By JENNIFER KAYhtGeneral newsDiseases and conditionsZoologyBiologyScienceGeneticsBiotechnologyTechnologyInfectious diseasesHealthKey WestFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2c12f28f2424955aaae66ab99ec0669Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:24:35 GMTBelgium sees some room to discuss Greek debt programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d3c59ab68be45bbbba13bafd4db8a63BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain's Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron predicted that the election victory of Greece's radical left-wing Syriza party would create "economic uncertainty" across Europe, while left-of-center parties welcomed the results as a message that the European Union should change its economic policy.By RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyGreeceEuropeBelgiumGermanyWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d3c59ab68be45bbbba13bafd4db8a63Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:04:00 GMTFederal judge stays Ala. gay marriage rulinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a534340615154cd0ab53127dbf7ac701MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge has stayed her order overturning Alabama's gay marriage ban for two weeks.By KIM CHANDLER and JEFF MARTINaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansNational courtsMarriageNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a534340615154cd0ab53127dbf7ac701Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:52:56 GMTCourtney Love, Frances Bean appear together at Sundancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa29da273bcf4233a3cd440329462480PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Courtney Love and daughter Frances Bean made a rare public appearance together at the premiere of the documentary, "Cobain: Montage of Heck," at the Sundance Film Festival.By ALICIA RANCILIOeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentSundance Film FestivalCelebrityMusicEventsPark CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa29da273bcf4233a3cd440329462480Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:00:44 GMTHines-Allen helps No. 4 Louisville beat Miami 68-55http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e421344c98c41c992eb6d4ff4de840eLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Myisha Hines-Allen scored a career-high 23 points, making 10 of her 11 shots, to help No. 4 Louisville rally to beat Miami 68-55 on Sunday night.By JOSH ABNERsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMiamiLouisvilleKentuckyFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e421344c98c41c992eb6d4ff4de840eMon, 26 Jan 2015 01:13:31 GMTAirlines prepare to shut down in Northeast for snowstormhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5a279fb340d40f4a5eac971af5ceaefAirlines are preparing to shut down operations along the East Coast as a major snowstorm packing up to three feet of snow barrels down on the region.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsWeatherAir travel disruptionsStormsWinter weatherTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5a279fb340d40f4a5eac971af5ceaefMon, 26 Jan 2015 01:44:41 GMTGrant leads No. 8 Notre Dame past NC State 81-78 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6f06db647134cb1b7e26bcf7261309aRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jerian Grant scored 25 points and blocked a last-second shot that helped No. 8 Notre Dame beat North Carolina State 81-78 in overtime on Sunday night.By JOEDY McCREARYsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballHigher educationBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsEducationSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6f06db647134cb1b7e26bcf7261309aMon, 26 Jan 2015 02:03:46 GMTAP Source: Browns WR Josh Gordon fails another drug testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66786f6706b547a997145bc15f87fbb8CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's troubles have deepened. He may be out of chances — and time.By TOM WITHERSsSportsDopingSports governanceSports transactionsSports businessProfessional footballFootballOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66786f6706b547a997145bc15f87fbb8Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:41:38 GMT10 Things to Know for Mondayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/838fbb4ab3f94eadbecb14a40c960d41Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWar and unresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/838fbb4ab3f94eadbecb14a40c960d41Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:12:45 GMTMillions of GMO insects could be set loose in Florida Keyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/563f24c9e061453f85d46929ad14f01aKEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.By JENNIFER KAYhtGeneral newsInfectious diseasesAnimalsDiseases and conditionsZoologyBiologyScienceGeneticsBiotechnologyTechnologyHealthAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsKey WestUnited StatesFloridaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/563f24c9e061453f85d46929ad14f01aMon, 26 Jan 2015 01:22:18 GMTUN Security Council faces Ukraine, Yemen emergency meetingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f71138faee504d12bf97cfa2d9ab1935UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Diplomats say the U.N. Security Council will hold emergency meetings Monday on the crises in Yemen and Ukraine.iGeneral newsUkraineYemenEastern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f71138faee504d12bf97cfa2d9ab1935Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:53:37 GMTSAG Awards kick off with wins for 'Orange Is the New Black'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cec0f8e8c98b404db58e431ab4f53d2fEarly awards at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards went to "Orange is the New Black," while "Birdman" came into the evening soaring.By JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityScreen Actors Guild AwardsAcademy AwardsEventsAward showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cec0f8e8c98b404db58e431ab4f53d2fMon, 26 Jan 2015 01:34:31 GMTBlizzard expected for 250-mile stretch of Northeasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc8aec5fe23d4765b9851c042c1b46d4NEW YORK (AP) — A "potentially historic" storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to southern Maine starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said.By VERENA DOBNIKaBusinessGeneral newsWinter weatherStormsAir travel disruptionsWeatherTransportationNFL footballProfessional footballFootballSportsNew YorkNew York CityBostonUnited StatesNorth AmericaMassachusettshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc8aec5fe23d4765b9851c042c1b46d4Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:16:52 GMTPredicted blizzard already impacting Rangers' planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6d06f9a22aa44be97220f726788a93fNEW YORK (AP) — The impending blizzard predicted for New York and the surrounding suburbs is already changing plans for the hometown Rangers.aGeneral newsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6d06f9a22aa44be97220f726788a93fMon, 26 Jan 2015 00:35:48 GMTObama: Counterterrorism operations in Yemen not affectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf22eef417fa46679eceabae686d82d0NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama defended his counterterrorism strategy in tumultuous Yemen Sunday, saying efforts to root out a dangerous al-Qaida affiliate there would not be affected by the political vacuum in the country.By JULIE PACE and ANNE FLAHERTYiGovernment and politicsLegislatureWar and unrestTerrorismDrone surveillance and warfareGeneral newsNational securityMilitary and defenseDrone aircraftArmed forcesUnited StatesIndiaMiddle EastSyriaYemenSanaaIraqNorth AmericaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf22eef417fa46679eceabae686d82d0Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:12:52 GMT2 planes evacuated in Seattle, 3rd flight diverted to Dallashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34fc938048524c61b14eb3be8612353bSEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Two planes have been evacuated on arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport due to what a spokesman called a "security concern."aGeneral newsWashingtonSeattleTacomaDallasUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34fc938048524c61b14eb3be8612353bMon, 26 Jan 2015 02:05:15 GMTSherman doubts any punishment ahead for Patriotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b28a3ed3bc9549299f36ea7afda38c00PHOENIX (AP) — Relishing no longer being in the "villain" role, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is painting his team's Super Bowl opponent as occupying that position.By BARRY WILNERsSportsNFL Super BowlProfessional footballNFL Pro BowlEventsFootballPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b28a3ed3bc9549299f36ea7afda38c00Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:31:28 GMTTavares scores 4, Team Toews outscores Team Foligno, 17-12http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ba2988de5e44af49dca9ebaa43c7fe9COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — John Tavares of the New York Islanders matched a record with four goals, and Team Toews beat Team Foligno 17-12 on Sunday night in the highest-scoring NHL All-Star game.By RUSTY MILLERsSportsMen's sportsNHL All-Star GameProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyEventsOhioColumbusPhiladelphiaCalgaryUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaAlbertaCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ba2988de5e44af49dca9ebaa43c7fe9Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:38:55 GMTMoody helps Iowa State upend No. 8 Texas 58-57http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45255ca48ab547049d3fc9eebe37f31bAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nikki Moody scored 14 points, including two free throws with 17. 5 seconds left, to help Iowa State upset No. 8 Texas 58-57 on Sunday.By MARK ROSNERsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsTexasIowaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45255ca48ab547049d3fc9eebe37f31bSun, 25 Jan 2015 23:44:35 GMTObama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refugehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da4d8c2f291e48d1928ef8663dd04c12JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the federal government.By BECKY BOHRER and JIM KUHNHENNaBusinessGovernment and politicsTravelLifestyleCoastlines and beachesNature reservesWildlifeLegislatureLegislationEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironment and natureEnvironmentNatural resource managementUnited StatesAlaskaArcticNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da4d8c2f291e48d1928ef8663dd04c12Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:06:54 GMTNotre Dame theologian known for books, liberal stands, dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0e1254b46634f10906ae78818d10941SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theologian known for his unabashed liberal stands on various church teachings and his popular books on Catholicism, died Sunday in his native Connecticut, according to the school. He was 78.By TOM COYNEaGeneral newsObituariesSouth BendConnecticutIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0e1254b46634f10906ae78818d10941Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:03:16 GMTJapan stunned by video claiming death of 1 of 2 IS hostageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25b9343b8dbf4bd1be189d766daa2b75TOKYO (AP) — From the prime minister to ordinary people, Japanese were shocked Sunday at a video purportedly showing one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed.By YURI KAGEYAMAiGeneral newsHostage situationsConstitutionsGovernment and politicsJapanUnited StatesSyriaMiddle EastEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25b9343b8dbf4bd1be189d766daa2b75Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:21:04 GMTBill Haas pulls away to win Humana Challengehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae5ed6cde47b4b68aa5492ecc58ebac0LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Bill Haas pulled ahead with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-4 16th and parred the final two holes for a one-stroke victory Sunday in the Humana Challenge.By JOHN NICHOLSONsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae5ed6cde47b4b68aa5492ecc58ebac0Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:02:40 GMTMillsap, Horford lead Hawks to 16th straight winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2586cad292846fca997b4cce0b5a460ATLANTA (AP) — Paul Millsap scored 20 points and Al Horford added 19 to lead Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta to a 112-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night, extending the Hawks' franchise record with their 16th straight win.By GEORGE HENRYsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2586cad292846fca997b4cce0b5a460Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:56:39 GMTSundance Watch: 'Cobain' premieres, women talk Hollywoodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20326a7fb7a34a01ae397870e8a7d873PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here's what they've seen and heard:The Associated PresseArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentDocumentariesSundance Film FestivalAdult entertainmentEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessCelebritySex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsMusicPark CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20326a7fb7a34a01ae397870e8a7d873Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:01:42 GMTLeBron outduels Durant, Cavaliers win 6th straight, 108-98http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2af59cbe570417d9de068b53e3d2b7bCLEVELAND (AP) — The sold-out arena buzzed with 20,000 fans decked out in matching gold T-shirts. There was a national TV audience, two high-profile teams and All-Stars all over the floor.By TOM WITHERSsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballClevelandOklahoma CityOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaOklahomahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2af59cbe570417d9de068b53e3d2b7bMon, 26 Jan 2015 01:06:44 GMTSundance Watch: Quinto and Franco's easy chemistryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9686e6fd1d784970b1dbc52e3860ededPARK CITY, Utah (AP) — In "I Am Michael," a drama based on Benoit Denizet-Lewis's 2011 New York Times article "My Ex-Gay Friend," James Franco plays the part of Michael Glatze, the ex-gay friend in question.By LINDSEY BAHReArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentSundance Film FestivalGays and lesbiansChemistryEventsSciencePark CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9686e6fd1d784970b1dbc52e3860ededSun, 25 Jan 2015 23:46:18 GMTSundance Quick Quote: Redford's thoughts on marketershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba0816c17feb4042b10d1762bab53744PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — "Once (Sundance) started to click and move, ... more and more people came. Pretty soon, I could see that it was becoming, for a lot of people, the place to be at this time and that brought in all ...the ambush marketers who couldn't care less about film, who couldn't care less about Sundance. What was upsetting to me at a certain point was the media — the outside media was beginning to look at the festival and they assumed we were selling out because all these marketers were there which had nothing to do with us. ... You can't get rid of them and that's OK, but as long as we can maintain who we are and have that come through it's all that matters to me."eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentSundance Film FestivalEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessPark CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba0816c17feb4042b10d1762bab53744Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:04:19 GMTObama seeks bigger wilderness designation in Alaska refugehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7662b8f5f0484b41a5feffbd976bde22JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the federal government.By BECKY BOHRER and JIM KUHNHENNaBusinessGovernment and politicsTravelLifestyleCoastlines and beachesNature reservesWildlifeLegislatureLegislationEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironment and natureEnvironmentNatural resource managementUnited StatesAlaskaArcticNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7662b8f5f0484b41a5feffbd976bde22Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:34:07 GMTSalma Hayek leads Saint Laurent menswear finalehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ea377f7fddd438bba4803dc92682934PARIS (AP) — Fashion royalty Salma Hayek — the Academy Award-nominated wife of the luxury heir François-Henri Pinault — led the front row pack at Saint Laurent, the highlight of the Paris menswear shows on Sunday.By THOMAS ADAMSONeArts and entertainmentFashion designFashion showsCelebrityEntertainmentMusicFashionBeauty and fashionLifestyleMoviesFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ea377f7fddd438bba4803dc92682934Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:56:32 GMTCoach K gets 1,000th win as No. 5 Duke tops St. John's 77-68http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d625b2641e34810a7f722476983a925NEW YORK (AP) — Coach 1K. How grand.By MIKE FITZPATRICKsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballCoachingMen's sportsBasketballCollege sportsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d625b2641e34810a7f722476983a925Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:14:34 GMTBuss, No. 20 Northern Iowa edge Illinois State 54-53http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/685b168605a248bf9e0a61dd0e9f0f31NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Nate Buss hit a 3-pointer from the corner with 5 seconds left and No. 20 Northern Iowa edged Illinois State 54-53 on Sunday.sSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsIllinoisIowaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/685b168605a248bf9e0a61dd0e9f0f31Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:10:23 GMTHilliard scores 24 to lead No. 4 Villanova over Creightonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c6f9221566c4c3fbc6f15b71a07310aVILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Darrun Hilliard scored a season-high 24 points to lead No. 4 Villanova to a 71-50 victory over Creighton on Sunday night.By AARON BRACYsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c6f9221566c4c3fbc6f15b71a07310aMon, 26 Jan 2015 02:17:47 GMTBoehner's State of Union survival tip: Stare at Obama's headhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdaa14465f4648dd924a5265b9f09421WASHINGTON (AP) — How to behave when 30 million Americans give your political nemesis their undivided attention in a televised speech and your job is to sit quietly behind him?wGovernment and politicsState of the Union AddressEventsExecutive branchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdaa14465f4648dd924a5265b9f09421Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:19:55 GMTJapan working to gain IS hostage's release, analyzing videohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eae78e19e6c4fc496eabd88ab6b782cTOKYO (AP) — Japan was working Monday to coordinate efforts with Jordan and other countries to save a hostage held by the extremist Islamic State group.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiGeneral newsHostage situationsGovernment and politicsJapanTokyoMiddle EastEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eae78e19e6c4fc496eabd88ab6b782cMon, 26 Jan 2015 02:12:08 GMTExtreme right party headed for 3rd place in Greek electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c467529dc1c4b6bac4a68171cd74712ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The specter of Neo-Nazism is no longer haunting Greece. It looks like it is here to stay.By DEMETRIS NELLASiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsParliamentary electionsCrimePolitical partiesNazismGovernment transitionsViolent crimePolitical organizationsNational governmentsGreeceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c467529dc1c4b6bac4a68171cd74712Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:41:21 GMTBig 4th quarter helps Pacers end skid, down Magic 106-99http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e676a345922b495ab90136ae16db2749ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — David West had 20 points, reserve Damjan Rudez added a career-high 18, and the Indiana Pacers snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 106-99 win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night.By KYLE HIGHTOWERsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsOrlandoIndianaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e676a345922b495ab90136ae16db2749Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:01:33 GMT'Birdman'? 'Boyhood'? SAG Awards to offer Oscar previewhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a85c5022526c427c9c3851382eb68a0dThe 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards should offer a low-key preview to the Academy Awards and a chance for favorites to begin polishing up their acceptance speeches.By JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityScreen Actors Guild AwardsAcademy AwardsAward showsEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a85c5022526c427c9c3851382eb68a0dMon, 26 Jan 2015 01:06:08 GMTWilliams, No. 15 Duke women beat No. 12 UNC 74-67 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de9c954d319340cd8c631ba58c94851eCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Elizabeth Williams scored a career-high 33 points to help No. 15 Duke beat No. 12 North Carolina 74-67 in overtime Sunday.By AARON BEARDsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de9c954d319340cd8c631ba58c94851eMon, 26 Jan 2015 00:56:32 GMTZoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af3c025d1bb5438aa575c02fac6da655SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day.aGeneral newsOdditiesAnimalsInsectsCockroachesSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af3c025d1bb5438aa575c02fac6da655Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:44:46 GMTGriffin, Paul lead Clippers to 120-100 win over Sunshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ef3b353b54e47fdab9430140a090173PHOENIX (AP) — Blake Griffin and Chris Paul scored 23 points each and the Los Angeles Clippers used a 15-0 fourth-quarter run to beat the Phoenix Suns 120-100 on Sunday night.By JONATHAN DALTONsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ef3b353b54e47fdab9430140a090173Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:51:32 GMT2 planes evacuated on arrival at Seattle-Tacoma airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf36370c254d47d9ac8c88377e5f5a08SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Two planes have been evacuated on arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport due to what a spokesman called a "security concern."aGeneral newsWashingtonTacomaSeattleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf36370c254d47d9ac8c88377e5f5a08Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:14:52 GMTGreek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6be1559fece4891a6c0a1727f620853ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting up a showdown with the country's international creditors that could shake the eurozone.By ELENA BECATOROS, NICHOLAS PAPHITIS and DEMETRIS NELLASiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsFinancial crisisGovernment transitionsElectionsEconomyFinancial marketsNational governmentsGreeceAthensEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6be1559fece4891a6c0a1727f620853Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:12:14 GMTJason Brown wins first US title, holding off Adam Ripponhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/453cc41c09474e08bec67140e22bb12aGREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Jason Brown gushed to Adam Rippon: "Oh my god, it was amazing."By RACHEL COHENsSportsWomen's sportsMen's sportsFigure skatingWomen's skatingSkatingMen's skatingGreensboroUnited StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/453cc41c09474e08bec67140e22bb12aMon, 26 Jan 2015 01:01:38 GMTNo. 25 Rutgers women beat No. 21 Minnesota, 66-61http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/515392d355c34e3fa939ab6a0db17efcPISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Tyler Scaife scored a season-high 28 points, on 12-of-21 shooting, to lead No. 25 Rutgers women past No. 21 Minnesota 66-61 on Saturday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMinnesotaNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/515392d355c34e3fa939ab6a0db17efcMon, 26 Jan 2015 00:47:00 GMTNavy wants to increase use of sonar-emitting buoyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d323c0696aac4a1eb80b33b0a812a1e6SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales and other creatures that live in the water.By PHUONG LEaGeneral newsScienceAnimalsNational parksWhalesCoastlines and beachesForestsEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelMammalsWashingtonUnited StatesPacific OceanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d323c0696aac4a1eb80b33b0a812a1e6Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:07:37 GMTOfficials: 4 children fall through ice into pond in Marylandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1471cec937ea47c6b5e6dea893cc8126LANSDOWNE, Md. (AP) — Fire officials say four children have been taken to hospitals after they fell into an icy pond in Maryland's Baltimore County.aGeneral newsMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1471cec937ea47c6b5e6dea893cc8126Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:31:46 GMTRozier leads No. 10 Louisville past Pittsburgh 80-68http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab6c80e99cb94b2fb6ea81d82e57d277PITTSBURGH (AP) — Louisville spent eight long days recovering from a miserable home loss to Duke, giving Rick Pitino plenty of time to tinker and his players plenty of time to regroup.By WILL GRAVESsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab6c80e99cb94b2fb6ea81d82e57d277Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:34:12 GMTUkraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a6aecf2046f4f54a1a7ecfe926864e0KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people.By YURAS KARMANAUiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRebellions and uprisingsInternational relationsWar and unrestWar casualtiesMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsInternational agreementsDiplomacyUkraineCrimeaRussiaBelarusMinskKievUnited StatesEuropeEastern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a6aecf2046f4f54a1a7ecfe926864e0Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:01:09 GMT