FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 03 Mar 2015 07:25:54 -0800Mayor decides public can't ask questions at council meetingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f114b12be9b41debe6a5c18b65b3700EVESHAM, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey mayor has banned the public from asking questions at township council meetings.aGeneral newsOdditiesSportsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f114b12be9b41debe6a5c18b65b3700Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:21:40 GMTParents who let kids walk alone to appeal in neglect casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ebd75baa012439081a2c826a8d29fd4SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A Maryland couple says Child Protective Services will keep a file on them for five years after they let their children walk home from a park without an adult.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLaw and orderCrimeCrimes against childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ebd75baa012439081a2c826a8d29fd4Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:59:57 GMTSouth Sudan rebels: President needs to make more concessionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae20519b437e437aad178db96fff46d6ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan's rebels on Tuesday warned that peace talks with the government could fail if the government does not make concessions, especially on the issue of how to share power in a possible unity government.By ELIAS MESERETiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsInternational relationsDiplomacyEthiopiaSouth SudanAddis AbabaSudanEast AfricaAfricaNorth AfricaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae20519b437e437aad178db96fff46d6Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:57:41 GMTObama holding video talk with European leaders on Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37ce7bf9a2354a98bd76b3e2818d59beWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is holding a video conference with European leaders to discuss their push for peace in Ukraine and other global security issues.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUkraineUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37ce7bf9a2354a98bd76b3e2818d59beTue, 03 Mar 2015 14:38:47 GMTPortugal's PM says he's 'not perfect' amid tax controversyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4d9dcfe7ac54bf6983d16c2f9bcb0c8LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Red-faced Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho has admitted he is "not perfect" after it was revealed he failed to pay his social security contributions during five years, before he came to office.iGeneral newsGovernment pensions and social securityGovernment and politicsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsPortugalWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4d9dcfe7ac54bf6983d16c2f9bcb0c8Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:54:09 GMTFormer Vice President Al Gore reports for jury duty in Tenn.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f63bdc1e13c445391a25666a9b98f20NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Even former vice presidents get called for jury duty.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f63bdc1e13c445391a25666a9b98f20Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:30:23 GMTCambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal charges 2 new suspectshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca953fd369fd44f4a8f64a18d4689e12PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's U.N.-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal charged two more suspects on Tuesday, risking a confrontation with the country's prime minister, who has warned against adding new defendants.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsGenocidesGovernment and politicsPolitical activismLaw and orderWar and unrestPolitical issuesCambodiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca953fd369fd44f4a8f64a18d4689e12Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:20:21 GMTTimeline details ties between Fort Worth police chief, Taserhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb1f53af738c4b0dbb8a860f5f64ef49Then-Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead and Taser International had a close relationship before and after the city signed a contract to purchase body cameras last year. Email communications and travel expense reports obtained by The Associated Press through a state open records request show how Halstead kept the company informed as he lobbied for the contract internally and accepted travel to events paid for by the company in the following months:By The Associated PresshtBusinessGeneral newsLaw enforcement technologyContracts and ordersMunicipal governmentsPoliceTechnologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesCorporate newsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agencieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb1f53af738c4b0dbb8a860f5f64ef49Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:09:36 GMTLawyer: Phone hacking 'rife' at Britain's Mirror tabloidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26df590c73784c718942bc3fa9609033LONDON (AP) — A lawyer for phone-hacking victims says the illegal practice was "rife" at tabloids owned by Britain's Trinity Mirror PLC.htBusinessGeneral newsHackingTabloidsTechnology issuesTechnologyMediaUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26df590c73784c718942bc3fa9609033Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:41:02 GMTGreece poised for recession as uncertainty takes its tollhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc5f6775dd244c778e0a6649bf8c10c6LONDON (AP) — Barely a year after emerging from a savage recession comparable in its intensity to the Great Depression in the U.S., Greece's economy is shrinking again.By PAN PYLASiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthManufacturing sector performanceEconomyRecessions and depressionsTravelLifestyleGreeceUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc5f6775dd244c778e0a6649bf8c10c6Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:28:29 GMTHunger-striking Ukrainian pilot's health stable, Russia sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab59063e2fef47709d1b359078780037MOSCOW (AP) — A top Russian prison official says the jailed Ukrainian military pilot who has been on a hunger strike for nearly three months is in a stable condition.iGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestCorrectional systemsLaw and orderRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab59063e2fef47709d1b359078780037Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:54:15 GMTUS considers banning type of popular rifle ammunitionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a36a647a061410da994afc5f047d080WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer's protective vest when fired from a handgun.By ALICIA A. CALDWELLwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWeapons laws and regulationsGun politicsGovernment regulationsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a36a647a061410da994afc5f047d080Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:54:30 GMTLong and winding road: Driving Maui's famed highway to Hanahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a55a32862f40467da87f7c8b04862757HANA, Hawaii (AP) — When we moved to Hawaii 10 years ago, my wife Yukako and I set out to drive the road to Hana on the eastern shores of Maui. Highway 360 was known for gorgeous scenery as well as for hairpin switchbacks and a bumpy road.By MARCO GARCIAtTravelLifestyleCoastlines and beachesOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureEnvironment and natureLeisure travelHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a55a32862f40467da87f7c8b04862757Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:56:30 GMTStudents face off against Myanmar police outside Yangonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aeea92bba1074345ac2b9e36d58bebd3LETPADAN, Myanmar (AP) — Hundreds of student protesters vowed to camp out in the middle of a major road in Myanmar on Tuesday night after police locked arms, forming a human chain to block their march to the country's largest city.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsEducationPolitical and civil unrestSocial affairsMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aeea92bba1074345ac2b9e36d58bebd3Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:06:57 GMTEx-Rhode Island House Speaker Fox charged with bribery, wire fraud, filing false tax returnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/431917ca49484ed5a3419d4d69044fe2PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ex-Rhode Island House Speaker Fox charged with bribery, wire fraud, filing false tax return.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTax evasionBribery, graft and conflicts of interestFraud and false statementsCrimeRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/431917ca49484ed5a3419d4d69044fe2Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:26:38 GMTVillarrica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands fleehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2a4e7de975745758c91a0c770cdcb2ePUCON, Chile (AP) — One of South America's most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people.By EVA VERGARA and ARIEL MARINKOVICiGeneral newsEvacuationsVolcanoesTravelNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureLifestyleChileSantiagoSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2a4e7de975745758c91a0c770cdcb2eTue, 03 Mar 2015 14:54:49 GMTTop seed Wozniacki wins opener in Malaysiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3e8998bf4d94a7b95b9351c80bafc53KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki avoided a repeat of her last appearance at the Malaysian Open - a first-round loss - by dispatching Chinese qualifier Wang Yafan 6-3, 6-1 on Tuesday.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3e8998bf4d94a7b95b9351c80bafc53Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:57:41 GMT10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d430f246c7d24e9b8b27339505c97bf3Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsPoliceCrimeViolent crimeIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d430f246c7d24e9b8b27339505c97bf3Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:48:32 GMTLiberia calls for Ebola 'Marshall Plan' to rebuild economieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b015b2c5f424c24babe08d7b170dd7aBRUSSELS (AP) — Liberia's president on Tuesday called for an Ebola "Marshall Plan" to help rebuild economies in West African nations devastated by the virus.By LORNE COOKiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksEconomyGovernment and politicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthBusinessWest AfricaLiberiaGuineaSierra LeoneEuropeAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b015b2c5f424c24babe08d7b170dd7aTue, 03 Mar 2015 13:56:58 GMTReports of Maggie Smith's 'Downton' exit may be prematurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44a18026731f40309ee4d21a7ceaebbfLONDON (AP) — Predictions of doom for the Dowager Countess of Grantham may be premature.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44a18026731f40309ee4d21a7ceaebbfTue, 03 Mar 2015 14:03:36 GMTClinton used personal email account as Secretary of Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59d1cf2b85f54d1393700cda496fc8adWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address, potentially hampering efforts to archive official government documents required by law.htGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTechnologyCommunication technologyInternational relationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59d1cf2b85f54d1393700cda496fc8adTue, 03 Mar 2015 14:52:19 GMTFiat Chrysler brushes off snow, posts 5.6 pct US sales gainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/729dc929d7884c1f8be2e9b76dad2880DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler U.S. overcame freezing temperatures and a barrage of Northeast snowstorms to post a 5.6 percent sales gain last month as customers nationwide brushed off the weather and continued to buy cars.By TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBINaBusinessGeneral newsWeatherWinter weatherFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesEnergy industryUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/729dc929d7884c1f8be2e9b76dad2880Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:57:13 GMTMissouri man, 88, pleads guilty to fatally stabbing wifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd6f15e16b154d3080bfb8c3eb4b0477COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An 88-year-old central Missouri man has pleaded guilty in the stabbing death of his 86-year-old wife.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderColumbiaMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd6f15e16b154d3080bfb8c3eb4b0477Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:25:20 GMTHungary makes nuclear deal with Russia a 30-year secrethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5aa6c694eb744cda709b75aaa75cbd1BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The details of Hungary's deal with Russia to expand its only nuclear power plant will remain secret for 30 years, after new legislation was approved Tuesday.iBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryProduction facilitiesGovernment and politicsLegislationIndustriesUtilitiesCorporate newsLegislatureHungaryRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5aa6c694eb744cda709b75aaa75cbd1Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:24:14 GMTCypriot referee blows whistle on alleged match-fixinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99f64d57144a4a4b86d1a92e6d591a9eNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Football in the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Cyprus is riddled with match-fixing by referees, an operation designed to line the pockets of soccer officials and politicians, according to a senior Cypriot referee.By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISiGeneral newsSportsCriminal investigationsSports governanceCorruption in sportsSports mediaMen's soccerProfessional soccerBombingsSoccerTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderCrimeMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessMen's sportsCyprusNicosiaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99f64d57144a4a4b86d1a92e6d591a9eTue, 03 Mar 2015 14:02:32 GMTGOP: House to vote on Homeland bill without conditionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bc7ad610a454809a2586733417c0994WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans say the House will vote as early as Tuesday on a bill to fully fund the Homeland Security Department through the end of the budget year, without immigration restrictions.By ERICA WERNER and DAVID ESPOwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsImmigration policyLegislatureImmigrationPolitical partiesLegislationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bc7ad610a454809a2586733417c0994Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:43:18 GMTNetanyahu to use Congress' bully pulpit to assail Iran talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a17ee85bd2148d4a68e6c5863ff3c5dWASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seizing the bully pulpit of Congress to warn against trusting Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions, even as President Barack Obama's negotiators continue talking with the Iranians Tuesday in hopes of closing a deal this month.By ARON HELLER and DEB RIECHMANNwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNuclear weaponsLegislatureInternational relationsWeapons of mass destructionIsraelUnited StatesIranMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a17ee85bd2148d4a68e6c5863ff3c5dTue, 03 Mar 2015 14:31:21 GMTMan arrested in Islamic State plot due in Florida courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/599547311df6417eba183bf10a221c24JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — One of three men arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group wage war against the U.S. is scheduled to appear in a Florida courtroom for a detention hearing.aGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeFloridaJacksonvilleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/599547311df6417eba183bf10a221c24Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:47:48 GMTNew Delhi gang-rapist: She shouldn't have fought backhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd35cd9e673b48c98a080c9a410d8502NEW DELHI (AP) — One of the men sentenced to death for raping and killing a woman in a brutal 2012 gang attack on a New Delhi bus said in a documentary that if their victim had not fought back she would not have been killed.By ASHOK SHARMAiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeGender issuesGovernment and politicsDocumentariesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentNew DelhiIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd35cd9e673b48c98a080c9a410d8502Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:40:21 GMTKerry working on Iran nuke deal, Netanyahu to criticize ithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01f1c54460c74327986a6946ec3ea17dMONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — Senior U.S. and Iranian officials kicked off the second day of the latest round of nuclear negotiations here on Tuesday as Israel's leader prepared to deliver a speech to Congress denouncing a potential deal as dangerous to the Jewish state and the world.By MATTHEW LEE and GEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsInternational relationsIsraelUnited StatesIranSwitzerlandMiddle EastNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01f1c54460c74327986a6946ec3ea17dTue, 03 Mar 2015 14:52:54 GMTUkraine hikes benchmark interest rate to 30 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8486de06283343388fa4e383c602b7fdKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's central bank has sharply hiked its benchmark rate to 30 percent, from 19.5 percent, as financial authorities seek to reverse the rapid devaluation of the national currency.iBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsPricesUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8486de06283343388fa4e383c602b7fdTue, 03 Mar 2015 14:52:07 GMTProminent lawyer fatally shot in Mozambiquehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9c979fccae14097bfa4e715fb031a95MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Assailants in Mozambique on Tuesday killed a prominent academic and expert in constitutional law by firing on the car he was riding in along a central thoroughfare in Maputo, the capital, authorities said.By EMMANUEL CAMILLOiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeMozambiqueMaputoEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9c979fccae14097bfa4e715fb031a95Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:39:33 GMTUS stocks ease in early trading, Nasdaq below 5,000 pointshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77055225fe4d443eb97930ccef8e62adNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower, pulling the Nasdaq composite back below 5,000 points.aBusinessGeneral newsStock marketsFinancial marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77055225fe4d443eb97930ccef8e62adTue, 03 Mar 2015 14:41:08 GMTAffordable ways to enjoy Maui, from beaches to scenic driveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3db304c66ad34938af9f1a1078d11ed5KAANAPALI, Hawaii (AP) — The perception of Maui as a destination for the rich is only partially true.By JOHN MARSHALLtTravelLifestyleWhalesWaterfallsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureAnimalsMammalsLeisure travelEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3db304c66ad34938af9f1a1078d11ed5Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:10:21 GMTBody-camera maker has financial ties to police chiefshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f815f48ce7d4c82b32f7ff6f34a0ae0IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.By RYAN J. FOLEYaBusinessGeneral newsContracts and ordersMunicipal governmentsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriPoliceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsEventsLaw enforcement agenciesIowaIowa CityTexasFort WorthAlbuquerquePhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f815f48ce7d4c82b32f7ff6f34a0ae0Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:54:58 GMTMH17 next of kin allowed to view wreckage of downed flighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88c59fd3673b4f2cb414e67a1dd428f5GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands (AP) — Relatives of people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine last year have visited a Dutch air base to view wreckage of the plane.iGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEventsNetherlandsUkraineWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88c59fd3673b4f2cb414e67a1dd428f5Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:54:01 GMTFire Department of New York to get 1st female, gay chaplainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74b19eae8699403c860f69ed52322b32NEW YORK (AP) — The Fire Department of New York is swearing in its first female and first openly gay chaplain.aBusinessGeneral newsGays and lesbiansNew YorkBrooklynUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York Cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74b19eae8699403c860f69ed52322b32Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:09:04 GMTAP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4806b6d5820345ceba92f98635c69ad1LONDON (AP) — As the war between Russia-backed separatists and the Ukraine government still raged in eastern Ukraine, another shocking news story involving Russia developed last week: the killing of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on a bridge in Moscow.iGeneral newsFashion showsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFashion designFashionBeauty and fashionLifestyleEuropeUnited KingdomDonetskWestern EuropeUkraineEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4806b6d5820345ceba92f98635c69ad1Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:00:09 GMTPublisher moves up release for Hirsi Ali book 'Heretic'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a6c0e4a35374e0e9784312b5876a241NEW YORK (AP) — The release date for the latest book by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a women's rights advocate and leading critic of Islam, has been moved up from late April to March 24.eArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureCharlie Hebdo shooting in ParisEntertainmentMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessEventsTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrestGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a6c0e4a35374e0e9784312b5876a241Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:57:09 GMTSouth African firefighters battle wildfire for a third dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afd6fdf4752041e487304bfaaac7cbbdJOHANNESBURG (AP) — A wildfire burned for a third day around Cape Town's Table Mountain on Tuesday, injuring a firefighter as it caused an explosion at a lodge, an emergency services spokeswoman said.By LYNSEY CHUTELiGeneral newsFiresNatural disastersAccidents and disastersSouth AfricaAfricaCape TownSouthern Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afd6fdf4752041e487304bfaaac7cbbdTue, 03 Mar 2015 14:35:59 GMTVenture capitalist testifies in Silicon Valley sex bias suithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaa736ae218a4f5ab202a188b7d2aa15SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalist who helped direct early investments in Google and Amazon.com is set to take the stand Tuesday in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has sparked debate over the treatment of women in the high-tech and venture capitalist fields.htBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessTechnologyFinancial servicesIndustriesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsGender issuesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderBooks and literatureEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaa736ae218a4f5ab202a188b7d2aa15Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:24:16 GMTHundreds killed as Chad forces seize northeast Nigerian townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63c584a31c044dadb641bb177d02197bMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of civilians were killed as troops from Chad seized a strategically located Nigerian town from Boko Haram extremists, according to military reports and witnesses.By HARUNA UMAR and DANY PADIREiGeneral newsInternational incidentsTerrorismWar and unrestNigeriaChadCameroonWest AfricaAfricaCentral Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63c584a31c044dadb641bb177d02197bTue, 03 Mar 2015 14:01:24 GMTCarson launches 2016 exploratory committeehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/491650b021de4959b30a73bb29ae40f6WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first Republican candidate to formally enter the 2016 presidential contest.By STEVE PEOPLESwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsCampaignsPolitical partiesElectionsPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational electionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/491650b021de4959b30a73bb29ae40f6Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:55:55 GMTEgypt unearths 3000-year-old tomb in southern cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fc7d8f9cd6d4a0fbe43af3c045e77a1CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities says American archeologists have discovered a 3000-year-old tomb with beautifully painted walls belonging to a nobleman who guarded the temple of the ancient deity Amun.iGeneral newsScienceEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fc7d8f9cd6d4a0fbe43af3c045e77a1Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:18:10 GMTDeadline looms for states to respond in immigration suithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f8cb7f139ab4afbbc3a18645bbca6bfBROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A deadline is nearing for a coalition of states suing to stop President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration to respond to a request by the U.S. government to lift a temporary hold of the orders.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsImmigrationLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesTexasBrownsvilleNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f8cb7f139ab4afbbc3a18645bbca6bfTue, 03 Mar 2015 14:13:27 GMTDilain, advocate for poor amid 2005 French riots, dies at 66http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d688601c163429dba2498132822f99dPARIS (AP) — Claude Dilain, a Socialist politician who became a leading advocate for France's most troubled and impoverished neighborhoods as mayor of a town at the heart of three weeks of rioting in 2005, has died, officials said. He was 66.iGeneral newsObituariesRiotsPolitical and civil unrestFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d688601c163429dba2498132822f99dTue, 03 Mar 2015 13:58:39 GMTVillerrica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands fleehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00a540a0901b4486ab04ebcc29835bfaPUCON, Chile (AP) — One of South America's most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people. Authorities worried that mudslides caused by melting snow could endanger nearby communities.By EVA VERGARA and ARIEL MARINKOVICiGeneral newsEvacuationsVolcanoesTravelNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureLifestyleChileSantiagoSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00a540a0901b4486ab04ebcc29835bfaTue, 03 Mar 2015 14:44:04 GMTTurkey delivers military aid to Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f71fb9f050f3421b812e4aac0ecc1183ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says two Turkish cargo planes have delivered military aid to Iraq.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTurkeyIraqBaghdadMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f71fb9f050f3421b812e4aac0ecc1183Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:31:47 GMTGOP: House to vote Tuesday on yearlong bill to fund Homeland Security without conditionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee0aedf5390f4228849cc00fbe7c4cd0WASHINGTON (AP) — GOP: House to vote Tuesday on yearlong bill to fund Homeland Security without conditions.wBusinessGovernment and politicsNational securityPolitical partiesLegislationLegislatureMilitary and defensePolitical organizationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee0aedf5390f4228849cc00fbe7c4cd0Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:30:01 GMTEx-Rhode Island Speaker Fox charged with bribery, wire fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57460c7936ee4513aa404c96968e92a2PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former House Speaker Gordon Fox has been charged with bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid on the Statehouse, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday.By MICHELLE R. SMITH and JENNIFER McDERMOTTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTax evasionBribery, graft and conflicts of interestFraud and false statementsCriminal investigationsPolitical ethicsCrimeLaw and orderCampaignsElectionsPolitical issuesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsProvidenceRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57460c7936ee4513aa404c96968e92a2Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:32:47 GMT