FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Apr 2015 07:27:46 -0700Atlanta's Mike Budenholzer voted NBA coach of the year (AP) — Mike Budenholzer of the Atlanta Hawks has been chosen as NBA coach of the year.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsCoachingMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 14:35:42 GMTUS stocks waver as corporate earnings roll in YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are wavering in early trading more big companies turn in earnings reports. Markets in Asia surged on optimism over recent reforms in China.aBusinessGeneral newsCorporate stockFinancial marketsFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsChinaShanghaiHong KongEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 14:23:57 GMTSerbia president's plane trouble caused by coffee spill, Serbia (AP) — An investigation into the sudden plunge of the Serbian president's plane has shown that it was because the co-pilot spilled coffee on the instruments panel, aviation authorities said Tuesday.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSerbiaEastern EuropeEurope, 21 Apr 2015 13:26:12 GMTLatest on Boston bombing trial: Penalty phase set to begin a.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsSportsBoston Marathon bombingCrimeBombingsEventsLegal proceedingsLaw and order, 21 Apr 2015 14:23:56 GMTChinese president applauds Pakistan's anti-terror efforts (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday applauded Pakistan's anti-terrorism efforts and vowed his nation would continue to stand by its neighbor as he wrapped up a two-day visit meant to boost bilateral ties and assure Islamabad of Beijing's support.By ZARAR KHAN and ASIF SHAHZADiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseTerrorismWar and unrestNational securityChinaPakistanIndiaIslamabadSouth AsiaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 21 Apr 2015 13:39:14 GMTFormer officer accused of injuring Indian man due in court, Ala. (AP) — A former Alabama police officer is due in court on charges of violating the rights of an Indian man during a violent confrontation.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAlabamaHuntsvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 13:35:56 GMTOklahoma reserve deputy pleads not guilty in fatal shooting, Okla. (AP) — A 73-year-old Oklahoma reserve deputy who fatally shot a suspect who was pinned down by officers on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to a second-degree manslaughter charge.By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderOklahomaTulsaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 14:29:38 GMTJustices: Police can't extend traffic stop awaiting drug dog (AP) — The Supreme Court says police may not extend an ordinary traffic stop to seek evidence of crimes unrelated to the offense that prompted officers to pull a vehicle over.wGovernment and politicsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciary, 21 Apr 2015 14:27:59 GMTUS artist unites divided Bosnian youths to make street art, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — American graffiti artist Caleb Neelon, creator of street murals in numerous cities around the world, has enlisted youths from different sides of Bosnia's ethnic divide to work on a peace-promoting project.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevoEastern EuropeEurope, 21 Apr 2015 14:24:55 GMTDozens killed in fighting in southern Syria, activists say (AP) — Fierce clashes between Syrian government forces and opposition fighters in the country's south killed dozens on both sides over the past two days as rebel factions regained much of the ground they lost earlier, activists said Tuesday.iGeneral newsCivil warsWar and unrestPolitical activismGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesSyriaMiddle East, 21 Apr 2015 14:17:51 GMT17-year-old Andrey Rublev beats Verdasco at Barcelona Open, Spain (AP) — Russian teen Andrey Rublev advanced to the second round of the Barcelona Open by beating former champion Fernando Verdasco 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Tuesday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSpainBarcelonaWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Apr 2015 13:57:18 GMTHigh court: Energy companies must face price fixing claims (AP) — The Supreme Court says a group of energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California's energy crisis.wBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCorporate legal affairsEnergy industryIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsCorporate newsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciary, 21 Apr 2015 14:10:36 GMTTeva offers to buy Mylan in $40.1B cash-and-stock deal YORK (AP) — Teva has offered to buy Mylan for about $40.1 billion in cash and stock in a deal that would create a powerhouse of generic drug development.aBusinessGeneral newsCorporate stockMedicationHealth care industryIndustriesCorporate newsDiagnosis and treatmentHealth, 21 Apr 2015 13:57:09 GMTMusic Review: Passion Pit feeling the 'Kindred' spirit Pit, "Kindred" (Columbia)By RON HARRISeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainment, 21 Apr 2015 13:16:20 GMTMichelle Obama to speak at Tuskegee University commencement (AP) — Michelle Obama will deliver the commencement address at Tuskegee University, a historically black university in Alabama.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHigher educationGraduation ceremoniesEducationSocial affairsOccasionsLifestyleGraduation, 21 Apr 2015 13:28:36 GMTLatest on Boston bombing trial: Jury told to keep open mind a.m.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsCrimeLaw and orderEvents, 21 Apr 2015 14:37:41 GMTJon Stewart sets Aug. 6 as 'Daily Show' exit date YORK (AP) — Jon Stewart says Aug. 6 will be his last night hosting Comedy Central's "The Daily Show."eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrity, 21 Apr 2015 13:51:37 GMTEritrea, North Korea called world's most censored states NATIONS (AP) — The small African nation of Eritrea tops even North Korea in its restrictions on the media, a new global report says.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsOnline news mediaNewspapersGovernment information leaksHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsOnline mediaMediaNews mediaPolitical issuesNorth KoreaEritreaIranEthiopiaEast AsiaEast AfricaChinaAzerbaijanCubaSoutheast AsiaAsiaAfricaMiddle EastGreater ChinaEastern EuropeEuropeCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 21 Apr 2015 14:35:51 GMTAP sources: Senate leaders to unveil trafficking deal, clearing path for attorney general vote (AP) — AP sources: Senate leaders to unveil trafficking deal, clearing path for attorney general vote.wGovernment and politicsLegislature, 21 Apr 2015 14:01:32 GMTUS couple sentenced to prison in Bali suitcase killing, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court found an American couple guilty of premeditated murder and sentenced them to prison on Tuesday in the killing of the woman's mother on the resort island of Bali.By FIRDIA LISNAWATIiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderIndonesiaBaliSoutheast AsiaAsia, 21 Apr 2015 13:38:29 GMTFormer RI mobster Ouimette dies in North Carolina prison, R.I. (AP) — A former mob enforcer in Rhode Island with ties to late New England crime boss Raymond L.S. Patriarca has died in a federal prison in North Carolina. Gerard T. Ouimette was 75.aGeneral newsObituariesRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 13:39:57 GMTUS stocks open broadly higher as company earnings impress YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher as more companies turn in healthy earnings reports.aBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock marketsFinancial performanceCorporate news, 21 Apr 2015 13:40:17 GMTJudge considers releasing video of officer-involved shooting, Pa. (AP) — A decision about whether prosecutors can make public a video that authorities have said shows a Pennsylvania police officer fatally shooting an unarmed man in the back is in the hands of a county judge after a brief hearing on Tuesday.By MARK SCOLFOROaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimePolice shooting of Walter Scott in North Charleston, South CarolinaCrimeLaw and orderEventsPennsylvaniaHarrisburgUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 14:30:35 GMTVW edges GM in 1Q global sales to take at least No. 2 spot (AP) — Volkswagen Group edged out General Motors again to take at least second place in the race to be the world's top-selling automaker.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesOwnership changesCorporate news, 21 Apr 2015 14:39:15 GMTUNHCR: weekend shipwreck deadliest ever in Mediterranean, Sicily (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that it believes more than 800 people drowned when a boat packed with migrants trying to reach Europe sank on Saturday, making it the worst such incident ever in the Mediterranean.By TRISHA THOMAS and COLLEEN BARRYiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsSummitsMigration ratesPolitical refugeesSmugglingAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationInternational relationsGovernment and politicsDemographicsSocial affairsImmigrationSocial issuesHuman welfareCrimeItalyEuropeGenevaSicilyWestern EuropeSwitzerland, 21 Apr 2015 13:17:15 GMTAFL-CIO, Chamber of Commerce clash over trade before Senate (AP) — America's foremost labor federation is asking Congress to block the "fast track" authority that President Barack Obama seeks to advance trade deals being negotiated with numerous nations.By CHARLES BABINGTONwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational tradeLegislatureLegislationEconomyLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyInternational agreementsInternational relationsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 14:31:10 GMTSuspicious cylinders force evacuation of St. Louis City Hall LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis City Hall has been evacuated after two cylinders and a suspicious bag were found at entrances to the building.aGeneral newsEvacuationsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 14:27:46 GMTA look at the EU's 10-point emergency migrant action plan (AP) — Spurred into action by a massive loss of lives in the Mediterranean, the European Union's executive arm has proposed a 10-point action plan for dealing with the unprecedented migrant influx. Here's a look at each point of the plan, which will be fleshed out by EU leaders at a crisis summit Thursday, and how likely each is to help the situation:By LORNE COOKiGeneral newsEuropeMaltaItalyNorth AfricaGreeceWestern EuropeAfrica, 21 Apr 2015 13:36:07 GMTAnger simmers in southern Chile over bishop appointment, Chile (AP) — Parishioners in a southern Chile diocese are gathering wherever their new bishop appears, but their presence is not the sort of assembly the Catholic Church would expect.By EVA VERGARAiGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesViolent crimeCrimeChileSantiagoSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 21 Apr 2015 14:26:56 GMTNew music festival launched outside Nashville YORK (AP) — Another music festival is making its debut — this one outside of Nashville, Tennessee, and paying homage to history.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 13:18:03 GMTUnemployment falls in just 23 US states as hiring slows (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 23 U.S. states last month and rose in 12 as employers pulled back on hiring and a slowdown in oil and gas drilling caused big job losses in some states.By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesLabor economyEconomyLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 14:36:20 GMTBush preparing to delegate many campaign tasks to super PAC MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush is preparing to embark on an experiment in presidential politics: delegating many of the nuts-and-bolts tasks of seeking the White House to a separate political organization that can raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash.By THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2012 United States Presidential ElectionCampaign finance improprieties2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical fundraisingCampaignsPolitical partiesPolitical action committeesNational electionsElectionsCrimeGeneral newsPolitical issuesPolitical organizationsUnited StatesBeaumontDistrict of ColumbiaIowaNorth AmericaTexas, 21 Apr 2015 13:29:04 GMTJapan's leader sends offerings to controversial war shrine (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent religious offerings Tuesday rather than visiting a Tokyo shrine that honors Japan's war dead, including convicted World War II leaders, a move less likely to draw controversy on his Southeast Asian trip and an upcoming U.S. visit.By MARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsWorld War IIWar crimesGovernment and politicsEventsWar and unrestJapanChinaEast AsiaIndonesiaUnited StatesAsiaGreater ChinaSoutheast AsiaNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 13:16:40 GMTSouth Africa deploys army to end anti-immigrant attacks (AP) — The South African army has been deployed to areas that remain volatile after a spate of attacks targeting immigrants, the defense minister announced on Tuesday.By LYNSEY CHUTELiGeneral newsArmed forcesImmigrationWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsSouth AfricaDurbanJohannesburgAfricaMalawiMozambiqueSouthern AfricaEast Africa, 21 Apr 2015 14:29:35 GMTPolice: Woman killed farmer husband, buried him under manure, N.Y. (AP) — A woman has been charged with killing her husband of 30 years and burying his body under a manure pile on the couple's western New York farm.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 13:34:21 GMTProtest held in Ethiopia over killings by Islamic extremists ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Hundreds of Ethiopians in Addis Ababa on Tuesday protested the killings of dozens of Ethiopian Christians by Islamic extremists in Libya as parliament weighed a response to the killings.By ELIAS MESERETiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestEthiopiaAfricaAddis AbabaLibyaMiddle EastNorth AfricaEast Africa, 21 Apr 2015 14:19:09 GMTDetroit-area officer due in court on videoed assault charge, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area police officer charged with assault in the beating of a motorist is scheduled to make his first court appearance.aGeneral newsPolice brutalityCrimePoliceLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceViolent crimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 14:34:10 GMTReview: A Hemingway makes sense of her family's troubles"Out Came the Sun" (Regan Arts), by Mariel Hemingway.By WILL LESTEReArts and entertainmentCelebrityBooks and literatureEntertainment, 21 Apr 2015 14:30:25 GMTMacedonian police say border watchtower attacked, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonian police say a group of about 40 people wearing uniforms of the disbanded Kosovo Liberation Army, or UCK, have attacked a police watchtower in Gosince on the country's northern border with Kosovo.iGeneral newsMacedoniaSkopjeKosovoEastern EuropeEurope, 21 Apr 2015 13:39:19 GMTBomb blasts in Afghanistan kill 4, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb blast near a police station in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday killed three people and wounded 17, while a separate bomb killed one person and wounded five in the north, officials said.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsKidnappingCrimeAfghanistanKandaharCentral AsiaAsia, 21 Apr 2015 14:09:51 GMTTrafficking deal clears path for attorney general vote (AP) — Senate leaders announced a deal Tuesday to move forward on a stalled human trafficking bill, clearing the way for a vote on President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee within days.By ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsCabinet appointments and nominationsGovernment appointments and nominationsLegislatureLegislationSmugglingCrimeGeneral newsCabinetsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 14:37:55 GMTSummer sports suspend membership in umbrella body in protest, Russia (AP) — Summer Olympic sports suspended their membership in the umbrella body for international federations on Tuesday after its leader launched a blistering attack on the IOC.By JAMES ELLINGWORTHiGeneral newsSportsSports governanceSummer Olympic gamesTrack and fieldOlympic gamesEventsSochiRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 21 Apr 2015 14:09:52 GMTWhy McDonald's is still a powerhouse, despite troubles YORK (AP) — McDonald's sales have been sputtering for more than two years and the company seems trapped in a cycle of bad headlines that likely won't end soon.By CANDICE CHOIaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 13:52:01 GMTPope OKs resignation of US bishop for not reporting abuse CITY (AP) — Pope Francis accepted the resignation Tuesday of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected child abuser, answering calls by victims to take action against bishops who cover up for pedophile priests.By NICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsChristianityCrimeReligionSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimes against childrenReligious issuesSocial issuesVatican CityUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 14:18:12 GMTAttorneys aim to get founder of ultra-rich club released, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for the founder of a luxury Montana club planned Tuesday to file an emergency request with a federal appeals court seeking to free him after he was jailed for failing to disclose what happened to $13.8 million from the sale of a Mexican resort.By AMY BETH HANSON and MATTHEW BROWNaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesMexicoMontanaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 21 Apr 2015 13:49:57 GMTEuropean court blames Russia for fatal shooting of Moldovan, France (AP) — Europe's top human rights court has ordered Russia to pay damages for the fatal shooting of a Moldovan man in 2012.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeGovernment and politicsRussiaMoldovaEuropeFranceEastern EuropeWestern Europe, 21 Apr 2015 13:58:49 GMTFierce storm lashes southeast Australia; 3 feared dead (AP) — A fierce storm lashing southeast Australia destroyed homes, stranded dozens of people in swirling floodwaters and may have led to three deaths, officials said Tuesday.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsFloodsAccidents and disastersAustraliaSydneyNew South WalesOceania, 21 Apr 2015 14:26:57 GMTSaudi airstrikes pound Yemen's Shiite rebels, killing 20, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition pounded Shiite rebels in Yemen on Tuesday, killing 20 in a city in the country's west as the civilian death toll rose to 38 from airstrikes the day before in the capital, Sanaa, officials said.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestBombingsGovernment and politicsYemenSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastSanaaIranUnited StatesGulf of AdenNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 14:35:59 GMTNeighborhoods: Street art and shopping in Miami's Wynwood (AP) — There are two must-have selfies for any visitor to show off from Miami: one on the sands of South Beach, and one against the bold murals of Wynwood.By JENNIFER KAYtTravelLifestyleVisual artsArts and entertainmentBeveragesFood and drinkConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLeisure travelMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 13:29:16 GMTAP sources: Senate leaders to unveil trafficking deal (AP) — Senate leaders are poised to announce a deal to move forward on a stalled human trafficking bill, likely clearing the way for a vote on President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee.By ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsLegislatureCabinet appointments and nominationsLegislationCabinetsGovernment appointments and nominationsSmugglingCrimeGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2015 14:06:16 GMT