FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 Jan 2015 02:23:59 -0800Egyptian officials say 2 sons of ousted President Hosni Mubarak have been freed from prison (AP) — Egyptian officials say 2 sons of ousted President Hosni Mubarak have been freed from prison.iGeneral newsEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 26 Jan 2015 08:57:43 GMTPM: Thai Airways won't go bankrupt but faces rehabilitation (AP) — Thailand's coup-leader-turned-premier Prayuth Chan-ocha says debt-laden Thai Airways will not go bankrupt because the government is supporting it.iBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesThailandSoutheast AsiaAsia, 26 Jan 2015 09:59:44 GMTOfficials say 2 sons of Egypt's Mubarak freed from prison (AP) — The two sons of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were released from prison Monday, nearly four years after they were first arrested along with their father, authorities said.By HAMZA HENDAWIiGeneral newsPolitical and civil unrestRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 26 Jan 2015 09:38:06 GMTSuper Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals, Ariz. (AP) — The entire world will be watching Glendale on Sunday as it hosts the Super Bowl and the legions of fans who are shelling out big bucks to see the big game.By JOSH HOFFNER and JACQUES BILLEAUDaBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports facility constructionNFL Super BowlHockeyProfessional footballDebt and bond marketsSports businessEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsProfessional hockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsFootballProfessional baseballBaseballFinancial marketsArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 08:25:59 GMTToll of Filipino commandos killed in rebel clash rises to 43, Philippines (AP) — At least 43 Philippine police commandos were killed in a fierce battle with Muslim guerrillas after launching an assault in which they may have killed one of southeast Asia's most-wanted terrorists, officials said Monday.iGeneral newsGuerrilla warfareWar and unrestTerrorismMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 26 Jan 2015 09:36:54 GMTRussian ruble tumbles after violent weekend in east Ukraine (AP) — The Russian currency fell by more than 3 percent early Monday, after Western leaders threatened to punish Russia for escalated fighting in eastern Ukraine over the weekend.Associated PressiBusinessGeneral newsWar and unrestCrimeaRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 26 Jan 2015 09:28:42 GMTGerman business confidence rises for third month running, Germany (AP) — A closely watched indicator of German business optimism rose for the third straight month in January, giving a positive signal from Europe's biggest economy.iBusinessGeneral newsBusiness confidenceEconomyGermanyEuropeWestern Europe, 26 Jan 2015 10:16:39 GMTSome Republican presidential hopefuls court evangelicals (AP) — Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney have gotten much of the attention in these early days of the Republican race for president, but as they court the party's elite donors in private phone calls and meetings, a group of likely candidates to their right are just as eagerly chasing support among Christian evangelicals and social conservatives.By BILL BARROWpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsChristianityConservatism2016 United States Presidential ElectionPrimary electionsInternational relationsForeign policyPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsReligionSocial affairsGovernment policyPolitical organizationsIowaHoustonLouisianaCharlotteUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexasNorth Carolina, 26 Jan 2015 08:01:40 GMT2 small planes ditch into sea off Hawaii; all aboard survive (AP) — Authorities say two small planes ran out of fuel and went into the Pacific off Hawaii, but all five aboard the aircraft survived.aGeneral newsHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 09:41:13 GMTGreece's Syriza to form gov't after election victory, Greece (AP) — Left-wing Greek election winner Syriza gained key support from an anti-bailout party Monday, allowing it to form a new government.By DEREK GATOPOULOSiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsGreeceAthensEuropeWestern Europe, 26 Jan 2015 09:50:20 GMTStudy: Germans have skeptical view of Israel (AP) — Seventy years after the liberation of Auschwitz, some 58 percent of Germans say the past should be consigned to history, while three-quarters of Israelis reject the idea of putting the past behind them.By KIRSTEN GRIESHABERiGeneral newsThe HolocaustEventsGermanyIsraelWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle East, 26 Jan 2015 09:13:15 GMTKlay's record, Kobe hurt, All-Stars ... and now an encore (AP) — Not much happened in the NBA this week.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsMen's sportsNBA All-Star GameNFL Super BowlProfessional footballMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsFootballMiamiLos AngelesClevelandFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniaTennessee, 26 Jan 2015 09:25:01 GMTResidents: Police shortage is a security risk for Mardi Gras ORLEANS (AP) — Throughout the quieter parts of the French Quarter, residents and businesses have posted signs that read "Caution: Walk in Large Groups. We (heart) N.O.P.D. We Just Need More."By CAIN BURDEAUaGeneral newsPoliceHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsTheftCrimeNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 09:19:14 GMTAzarenka's fun-filled Australian Open comes to an end, Australia (AP) — Victoria Azarenka is packing her bags and leaving the Australian Open far earlier than years past, but the two-time former champion sure had fun while she was here.By JUSTIN BERGMANsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsTennisEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceania, 26 Jan 2015 09:25:59 GMTBring on the quarterfinals: What to Watch at the Aussie Open, Australia (AP) — The quarterfinalists on the bottom half of both men's and women's singles draws play at the Australian Open on Tuesday, with plenty of familiar faces and rivalries and minus a few stars.By DENNIS PASSAsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceania, 26 Jan 2015 08:16:14 GMTBill Haas escapes trouble to win Humana Challenge QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Bill Haas had a bad feeling.By JOHN NICHOLSONsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 09:14:21 GMTPanic attack, bad back: Theater shooting brings jury excuses, Colo. (AP) — One prospective juror said she had a panic attack. Another claimed to have a bad back. A third is in the military and worried he'd be deployed during the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes.By SADIE GURMAN and DAN ELLIOTTaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 08:12:16 GMTRaonic advances to quarterfinals at Australian Open, Australia (AP) — Big-serving Milos Raonic advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7(7), 6-3 win Monday over Feliciano Lopez of Spain.sSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsAustraliaOceania, 26 Jan 2015 09:31:53 GMTMiss Colombia crowned Miss Universe in Miami (AP) — Despite being a relative pageant newcomer, Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries.By KELLI KENNEDYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentBeauty pageantsMiamiColombiaVenezuelaUnited StatesFloridaNorth AmericaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 26 Jan 2015 10:11:04 GMTChurch of England to ordain first female bishop (AP) — Male domination in the leadership of the Church of England is coming to an end, as the 500-year-old institution consecrates its first female bishop.iGeneral newsReligionChristianitySocial affairsUnited KingdomEnglandWestern EuropeEurope, 26 Jan 2015 09:57:12 GMTFrance: 10 go on trial in L'Oreal heiress fraud case (AP) — Ten people including a famed French photographer are going on trial, accused of swindling millions of euros in cash and artwork from France's richest woman.iBusinessGeneral newsFraud and false statementsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 26 Jan 2015 08:36:56 GMTSyrian president dismisses talks with 'puppets' in interview (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad dismissed negotiations with Western-backed opposition representatives, calling them "puppets" in an interview with a U.S. magazine published Monday ahead of talks set to begin in Moscow.By DIAA HADIDiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSyriaMoscowMiddle EastRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 26 Jan 2015 09:25:11 GMTAnalysis: GOP changes tune, calls for bipartisanship (AP) — Winners by far in last fall's elections, Republicans now demand bipartisanship from President Barack Obama as their due and the voters' desire.By DAVID ESPOwGovernment and politicsHealth care reformElectionsLegislatureEconomyPolitical partiesLegislationGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 08:06:05 GMTSerena Williams to meet Cibulkova in Aussie Open quarters, Australia (AP) — Motivated by a Grand Slam loss that stung her more than most, Serena Williams dug deep for a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 comeback win over Garbine Muguruza on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals.By JOHN PYEsSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMelbourneAustraliaOceania, 26 Jan 2015 10:09:48 GMTHouse tea partyers face new resistance from GOP pragmatists (AP) — This should be a golden era for tea party conservatives, whose energies helped Republicans gain a historic House majority and take control of the Senate. But the House's die-hard conservatives face new frustrations and uncertainty, thanks to a higher number of establishment-friendly Republicans and a leadership push to "show we can govern" instead of throwing partisan brickbats.By CHARLES BABINGTONwGovernment and politicsElectionsLegislationPolitical partiesLegislatureConservatismNational electionsFilibustersPolitical organizationsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 08:07:40 GMTSheriffs want popular police-tracking app disabled (AP) — Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. They say one of the technology industry's most popular mobile apps could put officers' lives in danger from would-be police killers who can find where their targets are parked.By EILEEN SULLIVANhtBusinessGovernment and politicsTechnologyLaw enforcement technologyConsumer privacyCrimeTrafficLaw enforcement agenciesPoliceConsumer affairsGeneral newsTransportationUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 08:07:13 GMTAirAsia scraps fuel surcharges as oil price plummets LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asia's biggest budget carrier AirAsia on Monday scrapped fuel surcharges on tickets following the decline in global oil prices.iBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 26 Jan 2015 09:56:21 GMTFederal judge stays Alabama gay marriage ruling for 2 weeks, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge has put a temporary hold on her decision that overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban, but indicated she will soon answer a key question: Must state probate judges issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples when the stay is lifted?By KIM CHANDLER and JEFF MARTINaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansNational courtsCouplesProfessional organizationsMarriageWeddingsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderRelationshipsLifestyleSocial groups and organizationsOccasionsAlabamaMontgomeryMobileUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 09:41:35 GMTGreek election winner Syriza to form government after small party promises backing, Greece (AP) — Greek election winner Syriza to form government after small party promises backing.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsGreeceWestern EuropeEurope, 26 Jan 2015 09:37:42 GMTGreece's Syriza seeks coalition partners after poll win, Greece (AP) — Greece's left-wing Syriza party launched coalition talks Monday, hours after a landmark general election victory fought on a pledge to rewrite the country's massive bailout deal with the eurozone.By DEREK GATOPOULOSiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGreeceAthensEuropeWestern Europe, 26 Jan 2015 09:15:59 GMTMalaysia Air site hacked by group claiming support for IS KONG (AP) — The website of Malaysia Airlines was hacked Monday by a group that proclaimed support for the militant Islamic State group and also vowed to release data stolen from the site.By KELVIN CHANhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologySocial mediaMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashDisappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370Online mediaMediaIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesEventsMalaysiaHong KongEast AsiaSoutheast AsiaAsiaChinaGreater China, 26 Jan 2015 09:14:51 GMTAUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: NFL talk, Serena's free advice, Australia (AP) — And, now onto the Super Bowl.sSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisProfessional footballEventsWomen's sportsMen's sportsFootballMelbourneAustraliaOceania, 26 Jan 2015 08:11:45 GMTObama takes in India's grand Republic Day parade DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities.By JULIE PACE and MUNEEZA NAQVIiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsParadesUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryRecreation and leisureLifestyleNew DelhiIndiaUnited StatesPakistanDistrict of ColumbiaSouth AsiaAsiaNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 09:03:07 GMTCoach K gets 1,000th win as No. 5 Duke tops St. John's 77-68 YORK (AP) — Make no mistake: Mike Krzyzewski is proud of his 1,000 wins. Just don't expect him to keep chasing milestones much longer.By MIKE FITZPATRICKsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballCoachingMen's sportsBasketballCollege sportsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 08:49:10 GMTSpokesman: Secret Service recovers 'device' at White House (AP) — A spokesman for President Barack Obama says a "device" has been found on the grounds of the White House but that it poses no threat.By NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 10:01:39 GMTMorocco arrests suspected Algerian member of IS-linked group, Morocco (AP) — Morocco's Interior Ministry has announced the arrest of an Algerian citizen suspected of belonging to a group linked to the Islamic State militant organization which was responsible for the beheading of a French hiker.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeMoroccoAlgeriaNorth AfricaAfrica, 26 Jan 2015 09:44:49 GMTOffense rules as Tavares scores 4 in Team Toews' 17-12 win, Ohio (AP) — The NHL Foundation agreed to donate $200 for each shot on goal at the league's All-Star game on Sunday night.By RUSTY MILLERsSportsNHL All-Star GameMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyEventsColumbusOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 08:58:19 GMTAer Lingus confirms IAG takeover bid at 2.55 euros per share (AP) — Aer Lingus announced Monday that British Airways parent IAG has made an improved takeover offer of 2.55 euros ($2.85) per share, and the board of the Irish airline says it is considering the proposal.By SHAWN POGATCHNIKfBusinessOwnership changesCorporate newsGovernment and politicsDublinIrelandUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 08:41:35 GMTUnmanned drones could play key roles in food supply (AP) — Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal's temperature. Applying pesticides.By MARY CLARE JALONICKhtGovernment and politicsDrone aircraftAgriculture and the environmentTechnologyIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsGeneral newsAgricultureIndustriesMaterials industryEnvironmentEnvironment and nature, 26 Jan 2015 08:02:26 GMTBryan brothers out in 3rd round of Australian Open doubles, Australia (AP) — Mike and Bob Bryan lost in the third round of men's doubles at the Australian Open on Monday, the second straight year the twin brothers have failed to reach the quarterfinals.sSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisEventsMelbourneAustraliaOceania, 26 Jan 2015 09:34:46 GMTPhilippine police say death toll of commandos killed in clash with Muslim rebels rises to 43, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police say death toll of commandos killed in clash with Muslim rebels rises to 43.iGeneral newsReligious strifePhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 26 Jan 2015 08:45:29 GMTAt Koch summit, Rand Paul splits with Cruz, Rubio (AP) — Rand Paul is demonstrating how he could disrupt the Republican presidential field if he seeks the nomination, sparring with potential rivals over Iran, Cuba and the Pentagon's budget in a face-to-face forum that offered an early preview of the feisty policy debate to come.By PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionEconomyPolitical partiesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesCubaIranCaliforniaNorth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanMiddle East, 26 Jan 2015 08:10:01 GMT'March: Book Two' shows all sides of civil rights movement (AP) — A comic book about Martin Luther King Jr. helped bring a young John Lewis into the civil rights movement.By JESSE J. HOLLANDwGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical movementsAnimation and comicsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesBooks and literatureEntertainmentArts and entertainment, 26 Jan 2015 08:06:39 GMTShiite rebels violently disperse demonstrators in Yemen, Yemen (AP) — Shiite rebels armed with knives and batons attacked and detained demonstrators Monday protesting against their power grab in Yemen's capital, witnesses said.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaMiddle East, 26 Jan 2015 09:56:05 GMTChina's leaders show listening ear on trash but not politics (AP) — To help sell the public on the need for one of the world's largest trash incinerators in the mountains in west Beijing, Communist Party officials bused in hundreds of people for special tours. They held talks with residents and handed out questionnaires.By LOUISE WATTiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsProtests and demonstrationsPublic opinionProduction facilitiesGovernment and politicsWaste managementLocal governmentsPolitical and civil unrestSocial affairsCorporate newsBusinessEnvironmentEnvironment and natureMaterials industryIndustriesChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 26 Jan 2015 08:41:45 GMTJapan seeks Jordan's help on gaining hostage's release (AP) — Japan sought help from Jordan and other countries Monday in its race to save a hostage held by the extremist Islamic State group, with no signs of progress on securing his release.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiGeneral newsHostage situationsGovernment and politicsJapanJordanMiddle EastEast AsiaAsia, 26 Jan 2015 08:50:56 GMTInjured Legion of Boom members unworried (AP) — The two All-Pros in the Legion of Boom promise they'll be ready and "fearless" for the Super Bowl.By BARRY WILNERsSportsAthlete injuriesNFL Super BowlProfessional footballAthlete healthEventsFootballPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 08:40:41 GMTNTT becomes first domestic sponsor of 2020 Tokyo Olympics (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers have signed up Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation as the first domestic sponsor of the 2020 Games.fBusinessSportsCorporate sponsorshipSports sponsorshipOlympic gamesSummer Olympic gamesEventsCorporate newsSports businessJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsia, 26 Jan 2015 09:47:50 GMTWHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Obama celebrates India's Republic Day DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama's experience at India's Republic Day celebration may have felt a little like his two presidential inaugurations.By JULIE PACEhtGovernment and politicsInaugurationsUnited States Presidential InaugurationParadesConsumer electronicsEventsRecreation and leisureLifestyleTechnologyPerforming artsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentExecutive branchIndiaUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaSouth AsiaAsiaNorth America, 26 Jan 2015 09:56:39 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia was political turmoil in Nepal, a move to indict Thailand's former president and preparations in India to welcome U.S. President Barack Obama.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNepalThailandSouth AsiaAsiaSoutheast Asia, 26 Jan 2015 09:11:15 GMT