FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 28 Mar 2015 02:57:16 -0700LEADING OFF: Russell Wilson back in the pocket with Rangershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1dc3609b6da46d2ba9c652dac7d6818A look at what's happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona today:By The Associated PresssSportsMLB Spring TrainingBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1dc3609b6da46d2ba9c652dac7d6818Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:20:40 GMTRosberg leads Hamilton in Malaysian GP practicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70c4b6a247d64b5ca6a3467a783148d6SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton set the fastest times in Saturday's pre-qualifying practice session at the Malaysian Grand Prix, putting the team on track for another front-row grid lockout.By CHRIS LINESsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70c4b6a247d64b5ca6a3467a783148d6Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:24:14 GMTBack door: Duke bettors win on last free throw after reviewhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bfbdd0d70a44268ace8b583f8f75b6aThink that last free throw was meaningless for Duke as it beat Utah in the Sweet 16? Thousands of gamblers in Las Vegas disagree.By OSKAR GARCIAfBusinessArts and entertainmentSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballCollege sportsEventsBasketballMen's sportsNFL footballProfessional footballFootballUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bfbdd0d70a44268ace8b583f8f75b6aSat, 28 Mar 2015 06:52:46 GMTOfficials: Siege of al-Shabab gunmen in Somali hotel continues more than 12 hours laterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b961fb2b0b26468b87eede5414efbdf8MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Officials: Siege of al-Shabab gunmen in Somali hotel continues more than 12 hours later.iGeneral newsSomaliaEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b961fb2b0b26468b87eede5414efbdf8Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:45:18 GMTItalian court throws out Knox conviction once and for allhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0005f661e97b4d0e8668ccd4ec9f4b24ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials and nearly four years in jail, was vindicated Friday when Italy's highest court threw out their convictions once and for all.By COLLEEN BARRY and FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeJudiciaryLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsItalyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0005f661e97b4d0e8668ccd4ec9f4b24Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:33:47 GMTFreshman-led Duke in another regional final, beat Utah 63-57http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2ef9cb3fa924a7a93fe2ebb4e4e46e5HOUSTON (AP) — Justise Winslow says coach Mike Krzyzewski never treated him and the other Duke freshmen like, well, freshmen.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsUtahHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2ef9cb3fa924a7a93fe2ebb4e4e46e5Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:24:46 GMTConfident Cauley-Stein thriving in mentor role for Wildcatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/309c7432390549a1a749c97c836a59b6CLEVELAND (AP) — Willie Cauley-Stein opened his mouth and words came out. He's not sure he believed them, but he said them anyway.By WILL GRAVESsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipMen's basketballCollege basketballCollege sportsEventsBasketballMen's sportsKentuckyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/309c7432390549a1a749c97c836a59b6Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:40:30 GMTMarriage plans and writing occupy Amanda Knoxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3863a502fba4cc6af928600ffed36e8SEATTLE (AP) — Despite the murder case hanging over her head, Amanda Knox tried to lead a normal life in the more than three years since she was freed from an Italian prison: She recently got engaged and has started writing theater reviews and other articles for a weekly paper in her hometown.By CHRIS GRYGIELaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3863a502fba4cc6af928600ffed36e8Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:48:27 GMTOfficial: Siege of gunmen in Somali hotel ends, 17 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e0f14384bac446297d14b8cb31915e5MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali government officials say they have taken control of the hotel where extremist gunmen were holed up for more than 12 hours in an attack that has left at least 17 people dead.By ABDI GULEDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSomaliaMogadishuEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e0f14384bac446297d14b8cb31915e5Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:58:13 GMTAgbuke's career game leads No. 2-seed Baylor over Iowa 81-66http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3c3ace3a4944ac0a96c2a06440b9174OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Sune Agbuke had plenty of time to embrace her role as a rebounder and shot-blocking specialist for Baylor.By KURT VOIGTsSportsNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballWomen's basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsIowaOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3c3ace3a4944ac0a96c2a06440b9174Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:31:54 GMTOfficial: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 17 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5574fd1be4d74d8f8406ea3c1d2a6b38MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali troops on Saturday took full control of a hotel that extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for more than 12 hours following a suicide bombing. At least 17 people died and dozens were wounded.By ABDI GULEDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsTerrorismSomaliaMogadishuEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5574fd1be4d74d8f8406ea3c1d2a6b38Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:02:33 GMTGuards key to advancement in women's NCAA Tournamenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d21db29e297c48929b6d38b9e68715cfIt was a sweet night for guards in the regional semifinals of the women's basketball NCAA Tournament.By DOUG FEINBERGsSportsNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballWomen's sportsCollege sportsWomen's basketballEventsBasketballSouth CarolinaFloridaNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d21db29e297c48929b6d38b9e68715cfSat, 28 Mar 2015 05:59:47 GMTNurse reunited with injured Afghan children she helpedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f379b725c8d4287ad595d1ea418ffa5LOS ANGELES (AP) — The last time Lynette Austin saw the Afghan children, they were weak, wounded and broken.By ROBERT JABLONaGeneral newsAfghanistanCaliforniaCentral AsiaAsiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f379b725c8d4287ad595d1ea418ffa5Sat, 28 Mar 2015 08:23:57 GMTSearch continues for at least 2 after apparent NYC gas blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ee9e3bb85bc43569cbed1799ccaa00eNEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for at least two people still missing after an apparent gas line explosion leveled three New York City apartment buildings.By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ee9e3bb85bc43569cbed1799ccaa00eSat, 28 Mar 2015 06:13:52 GMTNigerians turn out en masse for critical presidential votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7cb192746514cfb897e37a944a31e5cABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerians are turnin out en masse to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsNigeriaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7cb192746514cfb897e37a944a31e5cSat, 28 Mar 2015 08:49:02 GMTKerry orders a review of recordkeeping at State Departmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3441e94890b4eb88bda91cc32f5f5c1WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has ordered an internal audit of its recordkeeping, part of a top-to-bottom look at the agency's practices in the aftermath of revelations that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used a private email account and server during her tenure.By BRADLEY KLAPPERhtGeneral newsGovernment and politicsForeign policyInternational relationsDiplomacyTechnologyOpen governmentGovernment policyInternet technologyComputing and information technologyCommunication technologyPolitical issuesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3441e94890b4eb88bda91cc32f5f5c1Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:04:24 GMTSaudi Arabia blames 'technical failure' for Yemen jet crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9896834c2d54416d89aeead4c625aebfSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Saturday blamed a "technical fault" for forcing two of its pilots in an F-15 to eject over waters south of Yemen during a mission amid a bombing campaign targeting Shiite rebels in the country.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitary and defenseBombingsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment and politicsYemenEgyptSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastSanaaJiddahUnited StatesGulf of AdenDjiboutiNorth AfricaAfricaNorth AmericaEast Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9896834c2d54416d89aeead4c625aebfSat, 28 Mar 2015 09:04:06 GMTPolice make arrest in threat that delayed Hernandez trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89456a93f39e467686ccc573daaed556FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Police have arrested a man who they say called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the Massachusetts courthouse where Aaron Hernandez's murder trial is being held.aGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsBomb threatsExtortion and threatsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentUnited StatesFall RiverNorth AmericaMassachusettshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89456a93f39e467686ccc573daaed556Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:33:30 GMTAmanda Knox grateful to 'have my life back' after court sagahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae0182b67d1a443a9697e67883d50c8eSEATTLE (AP) — Amanda Knox says she's "so grateful to have my life back" after Italy's highest court overturned her murder conviction in the slaying of her roommate.aGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryViolent crimeCrimeItalySeattleWashingtonWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae0182b67d1a443a9697e67883d50c8eSat, 28 Mar 2015 05:16:24 GMTSearch goes on for at least 2 after apparent NYC gas blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283b2bb140db4d6ea77107e78430029dNEW YORK (AP) — Emergency workers are searching for at least two people still missing after an apparent gas line explosion leveled three apartment buildings as investigators piece together what exactly caused the blast that injured 22.By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283b2bb140db4d6ea77107e78430029dSat, 28 Mar 2015 06:20:22 GMTSpartans knock off Sooners 62-58 in East semifinalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/335c1b8cad3647afb355a6fba79d95d8SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — All but counted out a little over a month ago, coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans are still playing.By JOHN WAWROWaGeneral newsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballCollege sportsEventsBasketballMen's sportsMichiganOklahomaSyracuseUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/335c1b8cad3647afb355a6fba79d95d8Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:44:41 GMTUzbekistan to vote to extend veteran leader's rulehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4851e6082ac74cf8bb40d6e71482dde4MOSCOW (AP) — Uzbekistan is going through the motions of a presidential election this weekend, with a crushing win for its longtime leader a foregone conclusion, but the long-term future of the Central Asian nation is still far from certain.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsElectionsNational electionsUzbekistanMoscowCentral AsiaRussiaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4851e6082ac74cf8bb40d6e71482dde4Sat, 28 Mar 2015 08:20:01 GMTAfter a few stumbles, GOP lawmakers regain footing on budgethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad7a02c91b9e4628b40e7167fe6307abWASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are looking like they've finally figured out how to govern.By ERICA WERNERwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislaturePolitical partiesLegislationGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyPolitical organizationsGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment programsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad7a02c91b9e4628b40e7167fe6307abSat, 28 Mar 2015 07:03:11 GMT2 Czechs kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013 freedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad921804390540298d1163865dcf959bPRAGUE (AP) — Two Czech tourists who were abducted by gunmen two years ago as they were traveling on a bus through southwestern Pakistan have been released, the Czech government said on Saturday.iGeneral newsKidnappingCrimeCzech RepublicPakistanEastern EuropeEuropeSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad921804390540298d1163865dcf959bSat, 28 Mar 2015 09:07:47 GMTOfficials: Siege by gunmen in Somali hotel enters 2nd dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef3ba0c1f1aa445fb379eb3aa2c2cd0fMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Officials in Somalia say gunmen who stormed a hotel frequented by government officials and dignitaries killing at least nine people are exchanging fire with government troops more than 12 hours later.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestSomaliaMogadishuEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef3ba0c1f1aa445fb379eb3aa2c2cd0fSat, 28 Mar 2015 05:25:45 GMTQuotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97c9bbea7fce45a7948f21618863b174"I'm so grateful to have my life back." — Amanda Knox after Italy's highest court overturned her 2009 murder conviction for the death of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher.By The Associated PressaGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97c9bbea7fce45a7948f21618863b174Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:02:19 GMTNotre Dame beats Stanford 81-60, advances to Elite Eighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e53627e831ac4d0c80850bba4080911cOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lindsay Allen normally focuses on setting others up.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsCollege basketballNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsEventsOklahomaOklahoma CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e53627e831ac4d0c80850bba4080911cSat, 28 Mar 2015 05:10:34 GMTJury rejects woman's bias claims against Silicon Valley firmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98c21e26215547529c0cbf30bf8731bcSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A discrimination lawsuit that put a spotlight on gender balance and working conditions for women at Silicon Valley firms ended with a jury rejecting the female plaintiff's claims.By SUDHIN THANAWALAhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyLegal proceedingsWorkplace discriminationGender ratioLaw and orderPersonnelLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesFinancial servicesIndustriesGender issuesDemographicsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98c21e26215547529c0cbf30bf8731bcSat, 28 Mar 2015 08:36:42 GMTDodgers' Greinke struggles in 8-4 loss to Giantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63ce90d206fd420e8cc4829f6ba24a2fGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Zack Greinke struggled with his command in his fourth spring start, allowing five hits in 3 2/3 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell to the San Francisco Giants 8-4 on Friday night.sSportsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsArizonaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63ce90d206fd420e8cc4829f6ba24a2fSat, 28 Mar 2015 06:05:29 GMTFSU women reach Elite 8 by beating Arizona St, 66-65http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e09a83a6fcf4bf099ed5c768e109879GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Leticia Romero scored a career-high 21 points and Florida State held on to beat Arizona State 66-65 on Friday night in the third round of the NCAA Tournament.By JOEDY McCREARYsSportsCollege basketballNCAA Women's Division I Basketball ChampionshipWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsEventsFloridaArizonaGreensboroUnited StatesNorth AmericaNorth Carolinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e09a83a6fcf4bf099ed5c768e109879Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:29:26 GMTSooners wear down in 62-58 loss to Spartans in East semishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e2ff47788164e06aa179a4b252d5600SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — It took four years for coach Lon Kruger to rebuild the Oklahoma Sooners into bona fide NCAA Tournament contenders.By JOHN WAWROWsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballEventsBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsOklahomaMichiganSyracuseUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e2ff47788164e06aa179a4b252d5600Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:14:49 GMTGOP-guided budget sets up battles between Congress and Obamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/954330ab6ebc44f6ad13ebbf42a7f599WASHINGTON (AP) — With Republicans muscling a balanced-budget plan through the Senate, Congress is positioned for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law.By ALAN FRAMwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationGovernment-funded health insurancePolitical partiesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsPersonal insurancePersonal financeNational electionsElectionsGovernment programsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/954330ab6ebc44f6ad13ebbf42a7f599Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:03:32 GMTRichard Bachman makes 29 saves, Oilers beat Stars 4-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0d47fb6e419419e9d14bc8639cc2f4fEDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Richard Bachman made 29 saves for his second NHL shutout and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Dallas Stars 4-0 on Friday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyAlbertaDallasEdmontonCanadaNorth AmericaTexasUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0d47fb6e419419e9d14bc8639cc2f4fSat, 28 Mar 2015 04:22:11 GMTPopular Nevada governor looms over fight for Reid seathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e81bc5bc570c48768d11c8428a6b241cLAS VEGAS (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's decision to retire next year leaves no clear successor in his home state of Nevada, where a popular Republican governor appears reluctant to change jobs and the pending loss of Reid's clout in Washington is causing anxiety over who might replace him.By MICHAEL R. BLOOD and KIMBERLY PIERCEALLaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureState governmentsRace and ethnicityLegislatureHispanicsSocial issuesSocial affairsNevadaLas VegasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e81bc5bc570c48768d11c8428a6b241cSat, 28 Mar 2015 08:27:05 GMTChinese president promotes regional vision at Boao Forumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1eaa177bd9ed40929d04d39387b268a9BOAO, China (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping argued Saturday for strong China-led efforts to promote Asian economic and political cooperation while opening a major regional economic conference.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyGovernment and politicsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1eaa177bd9ed40929d04d39387b268a9Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:11:44 GMTAldridge leads Trail Blazers to 87-81 win over Sunshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c91714cc508f407885018ca1df153329PHOENIX (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame one of their worst shooting performances of the season, rallying from an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter for an 87-81 win Friday night over the Phoenix Suns.By JOSE M. ROMEROsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballPhoenixOklahoma CityArizonaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOklahomahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c91714cc508f407885018ca1df153329Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:32:32 GMTIn Thailand, a mercurial junta ruler known for his wordshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb552eab40c44ac5a438c1f53b7f1bb6BANGKOK (AP) — Ear tugs. A flying banana peel. Sarcastic remarks about getting smacked, or punched — or even executed. Such is life for the press corps covering Thailand's notoriously testy military ruler.By TODD PITMAN and THANYARAT DOKSONEiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsBombingsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb552eab40c44ac5a438c1f53b7f1bb6Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:01:56 GMTFeds indict 1 after noose put on Ole Miss integration statuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/491a3d890db64463b3f188a8fcc242b3JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — James Meredith, who integrated the University of Mississippi under federal protection a half century ago, says it's a shame that state authorities deferred to the federal government to bring charges after a noose was left on a campus statue of him.By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSaGeneral newsHigher educationIndictmentsVandalismEducationSocial affairsLaw and orderCrimeRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansHuman rights and civil libertiesState governmentsSocial issuesGovernment and politicsMississippiUnited StatesNorth AmericaJacksonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/491a3d890db64463b3f188a8fcc242b3Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:53:40 GMTWiggly words on immigration from potential Republican fieldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5085b7c378984296aaa25aa368d97e01DENVER (AP) — It's become even clearer thanks to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker: Immigration is the banana peel of 2016 Republican presidential politics.By NICHOLAS RICCARDIaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionImmigrationState governmentsBorder securityPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislationLegislatureMilitary and defensePolitical organizationsUnited StatesTexasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5085b7c378984296aaa25aa368d97e01Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:45:27 GMTGonzaga headed to Elite Eight for 1st time since 1999http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0684af0cc11e4537b9ca91f3f72d332bHOUSTON (AP) — Growing up in Poland, Przemek Karnowski had to stay up until 2 or 3 a.m. to watch the NCAA Tournament.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballMen's basketballCollege sportsEventsBasketballMen's sportsTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0684af0cc11e4537b9ca91f3f72d332bSat, 28 Mar 2015 04:42:41 GMTGennett, Lucroy power Brewers to 8-6 win over Redshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8fb5ada25f94c1199edd9b994c205e2GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Scooter Gennett opened the game with a solo homer and Jonathan Lucroy had a two-run shot in the first inning to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.By GARY SCHATZsSportsAthlete injuriesMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthEventsArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8fb5ada25f94c1199edd9b994c205e2Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:45:31 GMTBig-time programs battling for Final Four berthshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d3860a6d10b4988bee9e53f10a26d87Saturday night's games will decide half the Final Four, and the big boys have pushed the Cinderellas off the dance floor.By JIM O'CONNELLaGeneral newsSportsNCAA Men's Division I Basketball ChampionshipCollege basketballCollege sportsMen's basketballEventsBasketballMen's sportsKentuckyLouisvilleWisconsinArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d3860a6d10b4988bee9e53f10a26d87Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:30:51 GMTOfficials: Siege of gunmen in Somali hotel enters 2nd dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08d5912d7000425cbe886954680ec867MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen from the Somali extremist group al-Shabab, who had taken up positions in a hotel frequented by government officials and dignitaries killing at least nine people, were exchanging fire with government troops more than 12 hours later, officials said SaturdayBy ABDI GULEDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSomaliaMogadishuEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08d5912d7000425cbe886954680ec867Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:47:42 GMTAstronauts board space station for 1-year missionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9cbecd7d8a24bd2a1b5a2bac2cc3753BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station on Saturday, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them.By DMITRY LOVETSKY and JIM HEINTZiGeneral newsScienceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMoscowKazakhstanRussiaEastern EuropeEuropeCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9cbecd7d8a24bd2a1b5a2bac2cc3753Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:43:08 GMTOfficial: Siege of al-Shabab gunmen by Somali troops in hotel ends, at least 17 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e103594639f54b4c90c333da127e44f0MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Official: Siege of al-Shabab gunmen by Somali troops in hotel ends, at least 17 dead.iGeneral newsSomaliaEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e103594639f54b4c90c333da127e44f0Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:52:04 GMTGonzalez exits, Shields struggles as Padres beat Rockieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2339d8fb6a6d4ae2b3a6992751d216d3PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado right fielder Carlos Gonzalez left with pain in his surgically-repaired left knee, and new San Diego ace James Shields struggled in the Padres' 7-5 victory over the Rockies on Friday night.By MIKE CRANSTONsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2339d8fb6a6d4ae2b3a6992751d216d3Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:14:19 GMTPakistan says soldiers kill 15 militants near Afghan borderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79e005e5146845cc8bca604ca19cb9d2ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military says its soldiers have killed at least 15 militants in a northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPakistanAfghanistanSouth AsiaAsiaCentral Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79e005e5146845cc8bca604ca19cb9d2Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:49:59 GMTYordano Ventura pitches 7 innings of no-hit ball for Royalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/182a80349f84464cb68662d4ed9a786aSURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Yordano Ventura pitched seven innings of no-hit ball before being lifted because of pitch count, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 5-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.By ALAN ESKEWsSportsSports transactionsMLB Spring TrainingProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSports businessEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/182a80349f84464cb68662d4ed9a786aSat, 28 Mar 2015 04:59:35 GMTMalaysia poised to sign new F1 hosting dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73257a95406348f6b4b1d5a277b2758cSEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian Grand Prix organizers are poised to sign a new three-year contract to host Formula One at the Sepang International Circuit, with a final agreement expected next month.By CHRIS LINESsSportsAutomobile racingInternational agreementsFormula OneInternational relationsGovernment and politicsMalaysiaSingaporeSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73257a95406348f6b4b1d5a277b2758cSat, 28 Mar 2015 06:55:11 GMTEarly states in presidential primary may be losing clouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d7971ad377249498f335ee969a533c0NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Few states have shaped presidential politics like Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina.By STEVE PEOPLESaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential Election2012 United States Presidential ElectionPrimary electionsCampaignsCaucusesPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsNew HampshireIowaSouth CarolinaTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d7971ad377249498f335ee969a533c0Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:03:53 GMT