FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 04 Mar 2015 23:57:22 -0800Top-seeded Ivanovic advances to Monterrey Open quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b574268abb424cb2a2a47d942b01dcfcMONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Top-seeded defending champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia advanced to the quarterfinals in the Monterrey Open on Wednesday night, beating Pauline Parmentier of France 6-3, 6-2.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMonterreyMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b574268abb424cb2a2a47d942b01dcfcThu, 05 Mar 2015 04:54:03 GMTUS clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police forcehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59c61c863549419fa9cdcd6e45b5deefWASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Wednesday cleared a white former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but also issued a scathing report calling for sweeping changes in city law enforcement practices it called discriminatory and unconstitutional.By ERIC TUCKERwGovernment and politicsRace and ethnicityPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriViolent crimeAfrican-AmericansCrimeMunicipal governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesSocial issuesSocial affairsEventsGeneral newsLocal governmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59c61c863549419fa9cdcd6e45b5deefThu, 05 Mar 2015 05:26:06 GMTLandeskog leads Avs to 3-1 win over Penguinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7aa3a2377b34a9787c48d2900280ddcDENVER (AP) — The crystal trophy was nice. So were the watch and the silver hockey stick. Mementos from his 1,000th NHL game that Alex Tanguay will surely cherish.By PAT GRAHAMsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7aa3a2377b34a9787c48d2900280ddcThu, 05 Mar 2015 06:44:35 GMTFacebook posts about job land US contractor in Emirates jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd906ee28d524a2ca64bff1ded2b949bA hallmark of American life — griping about work — has landed a Florida man in a Middle Eastern jail.By MATT SEDENSKYaGeneral newsSocial mediaCrimeArrestsOnline mediaMediaLaw and orderUnited Arab EmiratesAbu DhabiMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd906ee28d524a2ca64bff1ded2b949bThu, 05 Mar 2015 05:24:46 GMTLEADING OFF: Lee, Darvish take the mound for spring debutshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2c90d6f461f4fd9ad15101fcf4ebba0A look at the highlights of what's happening all around spring training in Florida and Arizona today:By The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMesaAlabamaHoustonFloridaArizonaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2c90d6f461f4fd9ad15101fcf4ebba0Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:06:53 GMTKerry in Saudi Arabia to talk Iran, Yemen instabilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08f7287080904b9abefbfa9497e01652RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought Thursday to ease Gulf Arab concerns about an emerging nuclear deal with Iran and explore ways to calm instability in Yemen and other troubled nations in the Middle East.By MATTHEW LEEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyEmbassiesInternational relationsYemenSaudi ArabiaSyriaMiddle EastIranRiyadhUnited StatesJiddahSanaaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08f7287080904b9abefbfa9497e01652Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:49:27 GMTZidlicky's OT goal gives Red Wings 2-1 win over Rangershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bd06b2c47804339897b3ef4cf573d01DETROIT (AP) — Marek Zidlicky's power-play goal 1:09 into overtime lifted the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsSports transactionsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDetroitNew York CityNew YorkMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bd06b2c47804339897b3ef4cf573d01Thu, 05 Mar 2015 04:17:42 GMTHouse committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6ffadabbf9d4216ac0f9b3c26cc77d9WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home.By JACK GILLUM and TED BRIDIShtBusinessGovernment and politicsTechnologyUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionSubpoenasLegal proceedingsCabinetsDiplomacyLegislatureClassified informationInformation technologyInternet technologyComputing and information technologyCommunication technologyLaw and orderGeneral newsNational electionsElectionsInternational relationsPolitical issuesIndustriesUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaLibyaNorth AmericaNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6ffadabbf9d4216ac0f9b3c26cc77d9Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:59:52 GMTBook by Sen. Ted Cruz to be published June 30http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83ce075aaf6f45e9af81148d6208c526NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz's book, "A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Miracle of America," is coming out this summer.By HILLEL ITALIEeArts and entertainmentGovernment and politics2016 United States Presidential ElectionBooks and literatureNational electionsElectionsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83ce075aaf6f45e9af81148d6208c526Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:10:20 GMTMyanmar police drag away protesting factory workershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77c769537ac54b719b45f5facf956ee5YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police say they have detained more than a dozen factory workers, who were demanding higher wages and better working conditions, in a protest that follows a crackdown on students outside Myanmar's biggest city.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsLabor issuesPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77c769537ac54b719b45f5facf956ee5Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:27:27 GMTWestbrook has career-high 49, lifts Thunder past 76ers in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfc6b28eeecf411693530953877119a9OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook donned a mask and played like a superhero.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAthlete healthPortlandOklahoma CityOklahomaMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfc6b28eeecf411693530953877119a9Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:43:00 GMTBatum rallies Trail Blazers past Clippers 98-93 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c33cc3741ec49a5a4d4418d26d06209LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicolas Batum hit a 3-pointer that forced overtime, then set up three alley-oop baskets and added a clinching 3 in the final minute to rally the Portland Trail Blazers past the Los Angeles Clippers 98-93 on Wednesday night.By JOE RESNICKsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballBasketballProfessional basketballLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c33cc3741ec49a5a4d4418d26d06209Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:11:42 GMTAustralia police charge 6 with smuggling drugs from Colombiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/337dafeb17f3448f9cc03c937ccea9daSYDNEY (AP) — Six men were charged in Sydney with drug smuggling and more than 480 kilograms (1,060 pounds) of cocaine and methamphetamine have been seized in Columbia and Australia in a joint Australian-Colombian police operation, officials said Thursday.iGeneral newsDrug-related crimeSmugglingCrimeAustraliaColombiaSydneyOceaniaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNew South Waleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/337dafeb17f3448f9cc03c937ccea9daThu, 05 Mar 2015 04:41:07 GMTMasters buildup begins for Rory McIlroy at Cadillachttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75a3c1f76a94a94ad93739aefcbf1a3DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy says he is not thinking about the history that waits at the Masters, even though that's all he seems to be talking about.By DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfPGA ChampionshipsEventsFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75a3c1f76a94a94ad93739aefcbf1a3Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:37:36 GMTJames scores 29, Cavaliers beat Raptors 120-112http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4904ebfd56f44ecc81a4b2f6d5e2f2beTORONTO (AP) — LeBron James retaliated on the scoreboard after Jonas Valanciunas tackled him on a drive late in the third quarter.By IAN HARRISONsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4904ebfd56f44ecc81a4b2f6d5e2f2beThu, 05 Mar 2015 04:40:05 GMTOn the wild slide: Lake Placid site offers skeleton rideshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63b7ffa2c3b4431b904327b5f238e14fLAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Sledding can be pleasant and pastoral, with big toboggans, snowy hills and rosy cheeks. And then there's skeleton sledding: belly down, head first on a sled the size of a throw rug, hard ice whooshing by your face.By MICHAEL HILLaGeneral newsSportsSkeletonWinter Olympic gamesWomen's skeletonBobsleddingLakesOlympic gamesEventsWomen's sportsEnvironment and natureNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63b7ffa2c3b4431b904327b5f238e14fThu, 05 Mar 2015 06:29:43 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76d3ffa9fdf2464998caa3c769a7759fToday is Thursday, March 5, the 64th day of 2015. There are 301 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaCrimeNazismLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsViolent crimeGovernment and politicsUnited StatesLouisianaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76d3ffa9fdf2464998caa3c769a7759fThu, 05 Mar 2015 05:00:40 GMTChina defense spending to grow 10.1 percent in 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12c28e89d30943809b8f4bae4f12d1c9BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it will boost defense spending by 10.1 percent, a smaller rise than last year but in line with large annual increases that have drawn concern among the country's neighbors over Beijing's military and territorial ambitions.By CHRISTOPHER BODEENiBusinessGeneral newsInternational incidentsEconomyTerritorial disputesMilitary and defenseGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsWar and unrestChinaBeijingEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12c28e89d30943809b8f4bae4f12d1c9Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:47:43 GMTVenezuelan mayor's arrest casts light on unlikely marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c70938c427fb4e0db5a479d5c9a5f677CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — She was raised by a leader of Venezuela's opposition and made a name for herself on a popular anti-government TV show. He is the tourism minister and one of the socialist administration's most passionate defenders.By JOSHUA GOODMANiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTV newsArrestsMarriageMunicipal governmentsNews mediaMediaTelevisionLaw and orderCrimeFamily issuesSocial affairsLocal governmentsVenezuelaCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c70938c427fb4e0db5a479d5c9a5f677Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:00:33 GMTUS envoy to SKorea in stable condition after knife attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3de477b916354b549e748ff194082819SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was in stable condition after a man screaming demands for a unified North and South Korea slashed him on the face and wrist with a knife, South Korean police and U.S. officials said Thursday.By FOSTER KLUG and KIM TONG-HYUNGiGeneral newsDiplomacyEmbassiesProtests and demonstrationsInternational relationsWar and unrestCrimeGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestSouth KoreaSeoulUnited StatesPyongyangNorth KoreaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3de477b916354b549e748ff194082819Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:47:56 GMTAttorney: 'Sniper' defamation verdict should be thrown outhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8ad097ea4a049938fcb57e51cfd2c19ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) — An attorney representing the widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle claims both a judge and jury made mistakes that led to a $1.8 million defamation verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentLegal proceedingsLaw and orderMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8ad097ea4a049938fcb57e51cfd2c19Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:53:41 GMTDavis has huge game in return, Pelicans beat Pistons 88-85http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dba72140c3da4117b249029477506b23NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis was feeling great, fired up about being back on the court and not at all subtle about showing it.By BRETT MARTELsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dba72140c3da4117b249029477506b23Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:35:08 GMTClinton urges State Dept. to release her emailshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e7db7963e684629ad95d2abb16b219fWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the State Department to release the emails she wrote from a private email account as secretary of state, weighing in on a controversy that has generated negative attention this week for the likely Democratic presidential candidate.pGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e7db7963e684629ad95d2abb16b219fThu, 05 Mar 2015 06:59:32 GMTDeath toll in east Ukraine mine blast reaches 32http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27d18031e48941e0aab508bdc35de775DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Officials in a separatist rebel-held city in east Ukraine say the death toll from an accidental explosion at a coal mine has risen to 32.iGeneral newsExplosionsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessMaterials industryAccidents and disastersUkraineDonetskEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27d18031e48941e0aab508bdc35de775Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:37:45 GMTAbbVie to buy leukemia drugmaker Pharmacyclics for $21Bhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99577f692125495eafb3e00ad6d1a1dcAbbVie Inc. said Thursday it is buying leukemia drugmaker Pharmacyclics for $21 billion, its first major deal since pulling out of the Shire takeover for tax reasons.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsHealth care industryIndustriesCancerDiseases and conditionsHealthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99577f692125495eafb3e00ad6d1a1dcThu, 05 Mar 2015 06:44:53 GMTHome cooking: Spurs return to their court, beat Kings 112-85http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5af1bd8df934bb39ef4d59760a9a3bcSAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs are back home and beginning to show signs of returning to their old form.By RAUL DOMINGUEZ JR.sSportsMen's sportsNBA FinalsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsTexasSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5af1bd8df934bb39ef4d59760a9a3bcThu, 05 Mar 2015 05:32:25 GMTMLS minimum: Playing for $36,500 with millionaire teammateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fce1bd9379547b7badc4e3c3dcdd89fTUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Before he was in Major League Soccer, Zach Scott worked in accounting, as a coach and as a substitute teacher to pay the bills while he played in pro soccer's lower division.By TIM BOOTHaBusinessGeneral newsSportsAthlete compensationProfessional soccerWages and salariesMen's soccerSoccerSports businessSports transactionsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesPersonnelMen's sportsInternational soccerWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fce1bd9379547b7badc4e3c3dcdd89fThu, 05 Mar 2015 04:16:01 GMTPeyton Manning has some unfinished businesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45136432e1144e8fad7df114e3015d82ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning has unfinished business.By ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsAthlete retirementNFL Super BowlProfessional footballFootballEventsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45136432e1144e8fad7df114e3015d82Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:52:23 GMTJurors hear graphic accounts of Boston Marathon bombinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7f1dee0c610499c96206d3a411206ceBOSTON (AP) — It didn't take long for prosecutors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial to convey the sense of fear, pain and grief caused by the 2013 attack. They let victims do it for them.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsSportsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsBombingsCrimeEventsLaw and orderBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7f1dee0c610499c96206d3a411206ceThu, 05 Mar 2015 06:54:29 GMTAutopsy fails to pinpoint death cause for Oregon baby in carhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0ddccb3117f4a128fcdda9c6e1b1700HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — An autopsy has failed to pinpoint a cause of death for a 6-month-old girl whose father says he forgot her, leaving her in his car for six hours with the windows rolled up in a suburban Portland parking lot last October.aGeneral newsHealthCrimeOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0ddccb3117f4a128fcdda9c6e1b1700Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:35:52 GMTNYC mayor to tout housing plan to business leadershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed44f667733149cfb5925f1eca4fdc37NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio will bring his message of combating income inequality — and, in particular, his ambitious affordable housing plan — to a group of influential New York City business leaders whose support could prove vital.By JONATHAN LEMIREaBusinessGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsHousing policyLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed44f667733149cfb5925f1eca4fdc37Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:05:32 GMT'Duang!' Chinese poke fun at Jackie Chan with nonsense wordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c59011aa45334d40ace315858057b75aBEIJING (AP) — Jackie Chan might still be popular in China, but nowadays the pro-Beijing actor is as well-known as fodder for jokes as he is for his gritty martial arts and slapstick humor on screen. His latest contribution to the country's mass culture and entertainment: "duang."By DIDI TANGiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityGovernment and politicsLegislatureChinaHong KongBeijingEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c59011aa45334d40ace315858057b75aThu, 05 Mar 2015 05:50:34 GMTBig men Kaminsky, Okafor lead way in top player racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0430ea0a49914b50896d9cc4f329992eMADISON, Wis. (AP) — It might be a two-man game when it comes to the race for player of the year.By GENARO C. ARMASsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0430ea0a49914b50896d9cc4f329992eThu, 05 Mar 2015 07:13:52 GMTMore mutilated animals found in California's capital cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb4cbe0920304ee0b546bba55965f086SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More mutilated animals were found Wednesday in California's capital city, the third discovery in as many days.aGeneral newsAnimal crueltyCrimeSacramentoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb4cbe0920304ee0b546bba55965f086Thu, 05 Mar 2015 04:34:51 GMTChina stocks lead Asia lower after annual growth target cuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90dac4a4f38e4c5b8f62523111add6b4HONG KONG (AP) — A tumble in Chinese stocks dragged most other Asian benchmarks lower Thursday after China cut its economic growth target.By KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsChinaHong KongEast AsiaSingaporeGreater ChinaAsiaSoutheast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90dac4a4f38e4c5b8f62523111add6b4Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:28:16 GMTUS finds racist, profit-driven practices in Fergusonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ed70b2725a94c498322611837c3ad07ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal investigation into the police killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, lays bare what officials contend are racist, profit-driven law enforcement practices in the small St. Louis suburb.By JIM SALTER and ERIC TUCKERaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsRace and ethnicityPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriAfrican-AmericansCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw enforcement agenciesPoliceLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsEventsGovernment and politicsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ed70b2725a94c498322611837c3ad07Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:07:35 GMTIranian special operatives free diplomat abducted in Yemenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a6f5f63ccdd45e58d98a443dd1d9256TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official news agency says that special operatives have freed an Iranian diplomat abducted more than 19 months ago in Yemen.iGeneral newsInternational relationsDiplomacyGovernment and politicsIranYemenSanaaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a6f5f63ccdd45e58d98a443dd1d9256Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:04:28 GMTYour Top Plays for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc36fc71ee8949b689207ee0cefe181dYour Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports GuideBy The Associated PresssSportsSports transactionsDopingSports businessProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc36fc71ee8949b689207ee0cefe181dThu, 05 Mar 2015 07:02:41 GMTAvs beat Penguins 3-1 on night of Tanguay's 1,000th gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66ff5668432c4a03ad233000e0da7e39DENVER (AP) — The crystal trophy was nice. So were the watch and the silver hockey stick. Mementos from his 1,000th NHL game that Alex Tanguay will surely cherish.By PAT GRAHAMsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66ff5668432c4a03ad233000e0da7e39Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:04:24 GMTPark, Tseng share lead at HSBC Champions, Ko 2 strokes backhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf029201bf05490381129c823c18cf95SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korean Inbee Park and Taiwan's Yani Tseng both shot 6-under 66 on Thursday to share the lead after the opening round of the HSBC Women's Champions.sSportsWomen's golfWomen's sportsGolfSingaporeSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf029201bf05490381129c823c18cf95Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:53:08 GMTCurry shoots Warriors to 102-93 victory over Buckshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67fec7d599f749c2a00ba48c785a55d7OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry shook off a rough shooting night to make three straight 3-pointers early in the fourth quarter to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 102-93 on Wednesday night in their return from a season-high, six-game road trip.By JOSH DUBOWsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67fec7d599f749c2a00ba48c785a55d7Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:05:03 GMTMicrosoft outlines plan to bridge Xbox and PC video gaminghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/965237173b2646f9ab6761c62df2cf2fSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is attempting to break down the walls surrounding console gaming.By DERRIK J. LANGhtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyConsumer electronicsInformation technologyIndustriesBusinessConsumer products and serviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/965237173b2646f9ab6761c62df2cf2fThu, 05 Mar 2015 04:16:58 GMTGibson's Ducks shut down Montreal 3-1, take overall NHL leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d38c1fa0814415bbf1b585b228e9ffeANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — John Gibson knew his Anaheim Ducks had every right to be exhausted late in their third game in three cities over four nights. The 21-year-old goalie also recognized the high stakes for Anaheim against the Montreal Canadiens.By GREG BEACHAMsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyCaliforniaMontrealUnited StatesNorth AmericaQuebecCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d38c1fa0814415bbf1b585b228e9ffeThu, 05 Mar 2015 06:51:32 GMTCoach's adopted toddler builds a life with hoops teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6ba4d051d8645789b70af3e73796a2bCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joanne Boyle offered a quick prayer before clicking the photo link of a days-old girl in a Senegalese orphanage. Maybe, after so many years of waiting, this would be the child the Virginia women's basketball coach could bring home.By JANIE McCAULEYaGeneral newsSportsWomen's sportsBasketballCoachingWomen's basketballCollege basketballHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFamily issuesCollege sportsSenegalCharlottesvilleVirginiaWest AfricaAfricaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6ba4d051d8645789b70af3e73796a2bThu, 05 Mar 2015 07:48:28 GMTPrivate email questions emerge as Clinton nears 2016 bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98f4702d04224098acc7ccb021649413WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are signaling that questions about Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email account while she was secretary of state will follow her into her widely anticipated presidential campaign.By KEN THOMAShtGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionCampaignsState governmentsInternet technologyComputing and information technologyTechnologyCommunication technologyNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98f4702d04224098acc7ccb021649413Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:17:03 GMTVeterinarian detained in East Timor returns to Oregonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c62558e723e430196d2c6106025a523PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A globe-trotting veterinarian held for six months in a Southeast Asian country has returned to Oregon, landing Wednesday night at Portland International Airport.aGeneral newsCrimePortlandOregonEast TimorUnited StatesNorth AmericaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c62558e723e430196d2c6106025a523Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:19:45 GMTAustralia offers Indonesia prisoner swap to stop executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8822a1e3954f401da38f0191ce0e5210CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia has offered Indonesia a prison swap deal in a last-ditch bid to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers who have been transferred to an island prison where they are to be killed by firing squad within days.By ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeInternational relationsSmugglingDeath penalty controversyPrisoner exchangeGovernment and politicsCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestCriminal punishmentLaw and orderIndonesiaAustraliaBaliSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8822a1e3954f401da38f0191ce0e5210Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:24:26 GMTAfter Ebola ban, N. Korea opens marathon to foreignershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4669d7537e2a4864b677c20d6c5dc066TOKYO (AP) — After lifting travel restrictions it imposed because of concerns over the Ebola virus, North Korea says foreigners can now take part in one of its most popular tourist events — the annual Pyongyang marathon, a travel agency said Thursday.By Eric TalmadgeiGeneral newsHealthSportsTravelTrack and fieldLeisure travelMarathonsLifestyleInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTravel safetyNorth KoreaJapanPyongyangEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4669d7537e2a4864b677c20d6c5dc066Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:31:40 GMT'Shadow of Mordor,' 'Monument Valley' win big at game awardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42bc4441396e47a8826f5fa8db70adfeSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — "Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor" is king of the Game Developers Choice Awards.By DERRIK J. LANGeArts and entertainmentVirtual worldsRecreation and leisureLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42bc4441396e47a8826f5fa8db70adfeThu, 05 Mar 2015 05:31:56 GMTFailures by 3 governments preceded homeless man's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f9b295e3c24478fbc56d953e89d24c3LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mistakes and miscommunication by three governments on three continents over nearly 20 years led to a homeless man known as "Africa" being on Los Angeles' Skid Row, where he was shot by police after authorities say he became combative and appeared to reach for an officer's weapon.By ELLIOT SPAGAT and TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsViolent crimePoliceCrimeImmigrationGovernment and politicsTheftLaw enforcement agenciesSocial issuesSocial affairsLos AngelesUnited StatesSan DiegoCaliforniaCameroonDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f9b295e3c24478fbc56d953e89d24c3Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:34:15 GMT