FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 Feb 2015 19:54:17 -0800With poll, Obama foundation hints at library's likely site (AP) — The foundation developing Barack Obama's future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign to date that the library likely will go to the University of Chicago.By JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsLibrariesPublic opinionHigher educationEducationSocial affairsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:05:24 GMTGOP's Jeb Bush working to reassert conservative credentials HILL, Md. (AP) — As Florida's governor, Jeb Bush was among the nation's most conservative state chief executives. He's quietly embarking on work to convince the right flank of the Republican Party that he would be that same kind of conservative in the White House.By STEVE PEOPLES and THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionState governmentsConservatismPolitical partiesEconomyImmigrationNational electionsElectionsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessPolitical organizationsSocial issuesSocial affairsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:46:55 GMTGunman kills 3, found dead in South Korean city: police, South Korea (AP) — A gunman shot and killed three people Friday before he was found dead at a home in a city near the capital Seoul in the second such incident in three days, police officials said.By KIM TONG-HYUNGiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 27 Feb 2015 03:05:53 GMTNo. 9 Seminoles beat NC State 72-52, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Sue Semrau had talked about being dominant at home from the start of the season to the finish.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:08:48 GMTUnidentified attackers hack US blogger to death in Dhaka, Bangladesh (AP) — Police say unidentified attackers have hacked to death a prominent U.S. blogger, who was known for his writing against religious fundamentalism, in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeBangladeshDhakaSouth AsiaAsia, 27 Feb 2015 03:24:34 GMTGeorgia Tech women end 37-game skid vs. No. 16 Duke (AP) — Kaela Davis scored 24 points, Zaire O'Neil and Aaliyah Whiteside added 12 points apiece and Georgia Tech snapped a 37-game series losing streak to Duke, beating the No. 16 Blue Devils 71-62 on Thursday night.By GEORGE HENRYsSportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 02:31:12 GMTBulls say Rose to have surgery on Friday (AP) — The Chicago Bulls are optimistic Derrick Rose will suit up again this season and that surgery Friday on his right knee won't sideline him the rest of the way.By ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsAthlete injuriesHealthMen's basketballAthlete healthMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:02:49 GMTNo. 8 Louisville cruises past Boston College 77-60, Ky. (AP) — Mariya Moore scored 18 points and No. 8 Louisville beat Boston College 77-60 on Thursday night in the Cardinals' regular-season home finale.By JOSH ABNERsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsLouisvilleKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:00:25 GMTCrawford stops 20 shots for 3-0 win over Panthers, Fla. (AP) — Corey Crawford earned his second shutout of the season in the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.By PAUL GEREFFIsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:22:44 GMTMavunga gives No. 15 North Carolina women win at buzzer HILL, N.C. (AP) — Stephanie Mavunga scored 23 points, including game-winning putback with one second left to give No. 15 North Carolina a 72-70 win over Virginia on Thursday night.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsNorth CarolinaVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 02:31:04 GMTArkansas court affirms class-action status in tobacco suit ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court says a lawsuit against tobacco giant Philip Morris USA can proceed under class-action status.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderConsumer products and servicesIndustriesArkansasLittle RockUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 01:47:46 GMTNo. 5 Maryland beats Indiana 83-72 for 20th straight win PARK, Md. (AP) — Laurin Mincy scored a career-high 28 points, Malina Howard and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough each added 16 and No. 5 Maryland defeated Indiana 83-72 Thursday night to move within one victory of completing a perfect Big Ten regular season.By DAVID GINSBURGsSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMarylandIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 02:11:03 GMTLate 3 lifts Missouri women over No. 12 Texas A&M 70-69 STATION, Texas (AP) — Maddie Stock made the game-winning 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds left to give Missouri women a 70-69 upset over No. 12 Texas A&M on Thursday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsTexasMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:35:04 GMTEx-Louisville guard Jones pleads not guilty to rape, sodomy, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Rick Pitino had reached his limit with Chris Jones, even before he knew the senior guard was facing felony rape and sodomy charges.By GARY B. GRAVESaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeCollege basketballLaw and orderBasketballCollege sportsMen's college basketballMen's basketballMen's sportsLouisvilleKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 02:09:45 GMTBush: I'm a conservative, with a record of fiscal prudence BEACH, Fla. (AP) — In an impassioned speech to an influential anti-tax group, Jeb Bush ticked though eight years of tax cuts and economic growth during his time as Florida governor, and said it could be done nationally.By THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsState governmentsPolitical partiesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:54:48 GMTObama celebrates Black History Month, ahead of Selma visit (AP) — President Barack Obama is celebrating what he calls "the central role that African Americans have played in every aspect of American life."By STACY A. ANDERSONwGovernment and politicsRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansSocial issuesSocial affairsSelmaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:00:01 GMTNo. 4 Notre Dame women top Pitt 87-59, clinch share of ACC BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 16 points, Brianna Turner had 15 points and nine rebounds and Notre Dame made its first 11 shots of the second half Thursday night in an 87-59 victory over Pittsburgh, clinching at least a share of the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season league title.By TOM COYNEsSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsCollege sportsWomen's basketballBasketballSouth BendIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 02:07:15 GMTCouple married 67 years holds hands in final hours together, Calif. (AP) — After spending 67 years together as devoted husband and wife, there was no question how Floyd and Violet Hartwig would end their lives — together.By SCOTT SMITHaGeneral newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 02:11:58 GMTLos Angeles teachers, union leaders rally amid stalled talks ANGELES (AP) — Dressed in red and raising signs into the air, thousands of teachers filled a downtown Los Angeles park Thursday to demand higher wages and smaller class sizes amid stalled contract negotiations.By CHRISTINE ARMARIOaBusinessGeneral newsLabor negotiationsEducationLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsTeachingPersonnelLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:23:49 GMT10 Things to Know for Friday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:By The Associated PressaGeneral news, 27 Feb 2015 02:13:40 GMTJudge rules for Peterson, opening door for reinstatement NFL limbo for the last five-plus months, Adrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings is still in question.By DAVE CAMPBELL and JON KRAWCZYNSKIaGeneral newsSportsAthlete compensationLegal proceedingsSports governanceMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessLaw and orderProfessional footballFootball, 27 Feb 2015 03:46:48 GMTGrand jury: SC father strangled 4 children, beat 1 to death, S.C. (AP) — Grand jury indictments indicate that four of the five South Carolina children who allegedly died at the hands of their father were strangled and one was beaten.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 01:53:35 GMTCorrection: Missing Baby-California story LANDING, Calif. (AP) — In a story Feb. 25 about a missing 20-day-old baby boy whose body was found in a swampy region in Northern California, The Associated Press erroneously reported the baby's first name. His name is Justice Rees, not Justin Rees.aGeneral newsMissing personsCaliforniaWoodlandUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 02:13:33 GMTMaple Leafs hold off Flyers after big trade (AP) — In their first game without the traded David Clarkson, Jonathan Bernier made 47 saves and Toronto Maple Leafs earned a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTorontoPhiladelphiaOntarioCanadaNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaUnited States, 27 Feb 2015 03:38:02 GMTSouth Korea renews license of 2nd-oldest nuclear plant, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean nuclear regulator said Friday it renewed the operating license of the country's second-oldest nuclear power plant until 2022, overriding the objections of residents and anti-nuclear groups.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryProduction facilitiesUtilitiesIndustriesAccidentsAccidents and disastersCorporate newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsSouth KoreaSeoulJapanEast AsiaAsia, 27 Feb 2015 03:19:55 GMTNo. 23 Syracuse women stop late Clemson rally, win 60-55, S.C. (AP) — Briana Day scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and No. 23 Syracuse held on to beat Clemson 60-55 on Thursday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 02:35:32 GMTOfficial: Remains of 3 recovered from Washington state fire, Wash. (AP) — Investigators have recovered the remains of three people from the debris of a fire that destroyed a home in the southwest Washington community of Winlock early Thursday, a police chief said.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 02:06:32 GMTInvestigators find 32,000 emails in IRS probe (AP) — Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails related to a former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party scandal.By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislature hearingsLegislaturePolitical scandalsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsPolitical issuesUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 02:56:23 GMTStempniak, Kreider score 2 each in Rangers' 4-3 win YORK (AP) — Lee Stempniak broke a tie with 2:14 left, netting his second goal of the game, and Chris Kreider also scored twice to lift the New York Rangers to a come-from-behind 4-3 win over Arizona on Thursday night.By IRA PODELLsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityNew YorkArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:02:55 GMTNHL Capsules, Fla. (AP) — Corey Crawford earned his second shutout of the season in the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew YorkBuffaloColumbusNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhio, 27 Feb 2015 03:31:21 GMTLos Angeles police ID suspect in fatal street race ANGELES (AP) — Police on Thursday asked for the public's help to find the suspected driver of a Ford Mustang that veered out of control during a street race in the San Fernando Valley and plowed into spectators, killing two men and critically injuring a third.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:34:45 GMTNo. 17 Iowa women hold on, 78-74 over Wisconsin CITY, Iowa (AP) — Bethany Doolittle scored 22 points, Samantha Logic finished an assist short of a triple-double Thursday night and No. 17 Iowa held off Wisconsin 78-74 to remain in second place in the Big Ten with one game remaining.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsIowaIowa CityWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:12:05 GMTOfficials: Stolen Picasso smuggled into US, labeled 'craft' YORK (AP) — Authorities say a Pablo Picasso painting worth millions of dollars was stolen in France and smuggled into the U.S. by someone who falsely labeled it as an "art craft" worth about $37 when it was shipped.aGeneral newsSmugglingPaintingCrimeVisual artsArts and entertainmentUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 02:26:13 GMTKanye West tweets apology to Beck for Grammys disruption ANGELES (AP) — Kanye West is saying he's sorry to Beck on Twitter.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebritySocial mediaGrammy AwardsOnline mediaMediaEventsAward shows, 27 Feb 2015 02:21:24 GMTWalker: Protesters prepared him to confront global terrorism HILL, Md. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that his experience taking on thousands of protesters in his state helped prepare him to take on terrorists across the world.By STEVE PEOPLESaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsTerrorismState governmentsPolitical partiesForeign policyLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestPolitical organizationsGovernment policyInternational relationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:34:14 GMTPrice, Subban help Canadiens beat Blue Jackets 5-2, Ohio (AP) — Carey Price made 25 saves to extend his franchise-best road winning streak to 10 games, P.K Subban had a goal and two assists, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Thursday night.By ROBERT DENHARDsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyColumbusMontrealOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaQuebecCanada, 27 Feb 2015 03:08:02 GMTBlack Madam: I've done thousands of buttocks injections (AP) — A Gothic hip-hop artist who called herself "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections" testified at her murder trial on Thursday that she got into body sculpting 20 years ago to help transgender friends and has since performed thousands of procedures.By MARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsHealthLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentGender issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:06:26 GMTTV audience increases as O'Reilly faces criticism of work YORK (AP) — More viewers have tuned in to watch Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly as he faces criticism for some of his past reporting.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentTelevision ratingsAssassination of John F. KennedyTelevisionMediaEventsAssassinations, 27 Feb 2015 03:22:10 GMTChile government rejects 14-year-old's plea for euthanasia, Chile (AP) — Chile's government on Thursday rejected an ailing 14-year-old girl's plea on social media to let her "sleep forever."By EVA VERGARA and LUIS ANDRES HENAOiGeneral newsSocial mediaHealthEuthanasiaOnline mediaMediaDeath and dyingHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsChileSantiagoSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 27 Feb 2015 02:21:04 GMTSome Mexicans to be given another chance to stay in US DIEGO (AP) — Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Mexicans who were expelled from the country by immigration officials in Southern California will be allowed to return for a chance to make their case to stay in the United States, the American Civil Liberties Union said Thursday.By ELLIOT SPAGATaGeneral newsNational courtsImmigrationLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryArmed forcesMilitary and defenseSocial issuesSocial affairsSan DiegoLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 01:58:23 GMTParents of slain journalist James Foley: US should do more, Ariz. (AP) — The government — and the press — failed to do enough to save the life of the freelance journalist who was the first American killed by Islamic State militants, James Foley's parents said at a university forum Thursday.By ASTRID GALVANaGeneral newsHostage situationsNewspapersKidnappingGovernment policyGovernment and politicsJournalistsNews mediaMediaCrimeUnited StatesArizonaNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:52:25 GMT6 women accuse hot yoga founder of sex assaults, groping ANGELES (AP) — A yoga guru who founded a rigorous routine of exercises practiced in steamy rooms around the world is facing lawsuits by six women who claim he sexually assaulted them.By BRIAN MELLEYaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderExerciseDiet and exerciseLifestyleLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 02:52:38 GMTNo. 13 Kentucky women snap 3-game skid, beat Arkansas 56-51, Ark. (AP) — Bria Goss scored 11 points and forced a key turnover late to help No. 13 Kentucky hold on to beat Arkansas 56-51 on Thursday night and snap its three-game losing skid.sSportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsArkansasKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:36:20 GMTPolice call death of Missouri auditor an 'apparent suicide' CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself Thursday in what police described as an "apparent suicide," minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview.By DAVID A. LIEBaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSuicidesState governmentsPrimary electionsChristianityElectionsReligionSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesRace and ethnicityMissouriKansas CityUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:16:38 GMTAsian stock markets lackluster after Wall Street decline (AP) — Asian stocks were lackluster Friday after U.S. markets drifted lower and Japan reported faster growth in factory output but weaker retail sales.By JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyEnergy industryIndustriesJapanEast AsiaAsia, 27 Feb 2015 03:45:43 GMTNo. 2 South Carolina women top No. 11 Mississippi St. 69-50, S.C. (AP) — Tiffany Mitchell had another player-of-the-year performance to bring No. 2 South Carolina another Southeastern Conference title.By PETE IACOBELLIsSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:31:31 GMTTop-seeded Kei Nishikori reaches Mexico Open semifinals, Mexico (AP) — Top-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan beat fifth-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the Mexico Open semifinals.sSportsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 27 Feb 2015 02:30:24 GMTCol. Paul Green, member of Tuskegee Airmen, dies at 91, Calif. (AP) — Col. Paul L. Green, one of the Tuskegee Airmen — the legendary black pilots who escorted U.S. aircraft during World War II — has died in a Southern California senior care home. He was 91.aGeneral newsObituariesCaliforniaSan BernardinoUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 01:51:05 GMTTop-seeded Maria Sharapova reaches Mexico Open semifinals, Mexico (AP) — Top-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia beat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 on Thursday night to reach the Mexico Open semifinals.sSportsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 27 Feb 2015 03:31:31 GMTSabres stun Canucks 6-3 on Mitchell's 2 goals, N.Y. (AP) — With their top two scorers missing, Chris Stewart and the Buffalo Sabres scored their most goals in three months.By NICK MENDOLAsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Feb 2015 03:56:20 GMT