FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:32:34 -0700Works by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquezhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b76a23be2bcb4c47a7d9f0c95ae7236bNobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was among Latin America's most popular writers and widely considered the father of a literary style known as magic realism.The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsObituariesLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b76a23be2bcb4c47a7d9f0c95ae7236bFri, 18 Apr 2014 04:11:01 GMTLester leads Red Sox past White Sox 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6030aef04db94047a45dac57204f218fCHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester pitched eight sharp innings and David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Boston's two-run ninth, leading the Red Sox to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.BRIAN SANDALOWsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6030aef04db94047a45dac57204f218fFri, 18 Apr 2014 03:34:08 GMTSuspect arrested in Kansas City highway shootingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8787d2610019434291ac9c8b25bcf2e5GRANDVIEW, Mo. (AP) — Police arrested a suspect Thursday in a string of random vehicle shootings on Kansas City-area highways over the past few weeks that have wounded three motorists and frightened many more.BILL DRAPERaGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderMissouriKansas CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8787d2610019434291ac9c8b25bcf2e5Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:57:44 GMTRob Ford acknowledges "rocky moments" at rallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e47c698a274a4c31b7b93890c9ea3563TORONTO (AP) — Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford acknowledged "rocky moments over the past year" but vowed to fight harder than ever to win re-election at a rally he dubbed the official launch of his campaign.iGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsLocal electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsOntarioCanadaTorontoNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e47c698a274a4c31b7b93890c9ea3563Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:20:34 GMTExcerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquezhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/314a3397c1ca4d2ab3fd39fc7e3054feMEXICO CITY (AP) — Here are some excerpts from the works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez.iGeneral newsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/314a3397c1ca4d2ab3fd39fc7e3054feFri, 18 Apr 2014 04:06:28 GMTSharks beat Kings 6-3 in Game 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab3a28ea721d4fd1864f4208618a9f22SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tomas Hertl and Raffi Torres both scored in their first game together as teammates and the San Jose Sharks jumped on top of Jonathan Quick and the rival Los Angeles Kings with a 6-3 victory in their playoff opener Thursday night.JOSH DUBOWsSportsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsAthlete healthEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballLos AngelesSan JoseCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab3a28ea721d4fd1864f4208618a9f22Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:27:16 GMTSabathia beats Price; Yanks top Rays 10-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c39be3bf3e31416aaa58f2af31d58caeST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — CC Sabathia pitched seven innings for a rare win at Tropicana Field, leading the New York Yankees past David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays 10-2 Thursday night in a matchup of former AL Cy Young Award winners.MARK DIDTLERsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsNew York CityTampaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaFloridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c39be3bf3e31416aaa58f2af31d58caeFri, 18 Apr 2014 02:32:53 GMTMan details abuse claims against 'X-Men' directorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb68268777734d41abf770caede30ab0LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who claims he was sexually abused by "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer said Thursday that he reported the molestation to authorities at the time, and he does not know why charges were never pursued.ANTHONY McCARTNEYOSKAR GARCIAeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCrimeCrimes against childrenGeneral newsViolent crimeLaw and orderReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesCelebrityLos AngelesHollywoodHawaiiCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb68268777734d41abf770caede30ab0Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:43:03 GMTEx-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a38c0bd8beb4f93aacecc87a1430bd0MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year.aGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCrimeProfessional footballArrestsReckless endangermentCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFootballCollege sportsLaw and orderArizonaMesaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a38c0bd8beb4f93aacecc87a1430bd0Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:28:23 GMTAlonso sets the pace in Chinese GP practicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ed03bd402494e04934803f92a8fb1b1SHANGHAI (AP) — Ferrari's Fernando Alonso set the pace in the first practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday, indicating the struggling team could emerge as a challenger to dominant Mercedes in Sunday's race.JUSTIN BERGMANsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingShanghaiChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ed03bd402494e04934803f92a8fb1b1Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:07:49 GMTAsian stocks mostly higher after mixed US earningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49a5fb6eea9f4ed1abda9039b96a9330BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Friday despite mixed U.S. earnings reports with many of the region's exchanges closed for Good Friday.iBusinessGeneral newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsFinancial marketsHong KongEast AsiaChinaSoutheast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49a5fb6eea9f4ed1abda9039b96a9330Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:38:38 GMTTexas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8707c3f688246b28304d7d76f21a5c0WEST, Texas (AP) — Rev. Terry McElrath heard the deafening boom. The pastor spun around and saw a column of smoke billowing into the sky above his small Texas town. He immediately thought, "Somebody has died tonight."EMILY SCHMALLaGeneral newsExplosionsFiresAccidents and disastersAccidentsTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8707c3f688246b28304d7d76f21a5c0Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:27:17 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfd1cc07d6c74bbdad0abdfe561cbb6aToday is Good Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.The Associated PressaCrimeViolent crimeGeneral newsUnited StatesBostonMiddle EastNorth AmericaMassachusettshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfd1cc07d6c74bbdad0abdfe561cbb6aFri, 18 Apr 2014 04:00:32 GMTHawaii lawmakers agree to end police sex loopholehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6995322fb99e48e299661aa5102c3f80HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers in both chambers agree that legal permission for police to have sex with prostitutes should end.SAM EIFLINGaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState legislatureLegislatureState governmentsLegislationHawaiiHonoluluUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6995322fb99e48e299661aa5102c3f80Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:01:54 GMTVenture investments jump to $9.5B in 1Qhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b3d3a43bf3a4a2ea9180c836ab90865NEW YORK (AP) — Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into an increasing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday.htBusinessTechnologyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b3d3a43bf3a4a2ea9180c836ab90865Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:02:15 GMTShields strikes out 12, Royals sweep Astros 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/595de1690d5746bda594d4690c58d988HOUSTON (AP) — James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night.KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/595de1690d5746bda594d4690c58d988Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:13:54 GMTMcCutchen, Alvarez lead Pirates over Brewershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0953aa01c087408bb1211e1c30b0fc5fPITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit his first homer of the season and drove in three runs, Pedro Alvarez had a three-run shot and pinch-hitter Josh Harrison broke a tie with a long ball in the seventh inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Milwaukee Brewers their first road loss, 11-2 on Thursday night.JOHN PERROTTOsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPittsburghWisconsinPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0953aa01c087408bb1211e1c30b0fc5fFri, 18 Apr 2014 02:52:33 GMTDivers pumping air into submerged SKorean shiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa94a225cc674a2f9da5ca8c01837c95MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Coast guard officials say divers have begun pumping air into a submerged South Korean ship 48 hours after it listed and sank. But it wasn't immediately clear if the air was for survivors or for a salvage operation.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa94a225cc674a2f9da5ca8c01837c95Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:37:33 GMTStanford takes lead at LPGA LOTTE tournamenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ef6b364080044e4b953d40d88b2a20aHONOLULU (AP) — Angela Stanford shot an 8-under 64 on a wind-swept course to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship on Thursday.KAITLIN SAWYERsSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ef6b364080044e4b953d40d88b2a20aFri, 18 Apr 2014 03:42:14 GMTOfficials say climbers feared missing after avalanche sweeps Mount Everesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87569519d97649ca98f254ec001c2666KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say climbers feared missing after avalanche sweeps Mount Everest.iGeneral newsMountainsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87569519d97649ca98f254ec001c2666Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:00:04 GMTGabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58b648f7c0524c439aa285dc1e5d7861MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.E. EDUARDO CASTILLOFRANK BAJAKiGeneral newsArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureMunicipal governmentsNewspapersJournalismObituariesGovernment and politicsNews mediaEntertainmentLocal governmentsMediaColombiaBogotaCubaVenezuelaMexicoMexico CityUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaCaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58b648f7c0524c439aa285dc1e5d7861Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:29:31 GMTBill Clinton jokes with Spacey at benefit concerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/631a7085445c4219ba3dfc4fc6df89ffNEW YORK (AP) — During the 25th Annual Rain Forest concert at Carnegie Hall, Chairwoman Trudie Styler introduced a man that recently found out he was going to be a grandfather, and out came former President Bill Clinton.JOHN CARUCCIaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityCharity fundraisingForestsRain forestsGovernment and politicsPhilanthropySocial affairsEnvironment and naturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/631a7085445c4219ba3dfc4fc6df89ffFri, 18 Apr 2014 04:11:53 GMTGabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary gianthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e012d59e5b84f458a3297afa7081effMEXICO CITY (AP) — His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions, superstition, violence and social inequality.E. EDUARDO CASTILLOFRANK BAJAKiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureMunicipal governmentsVisual artsGovernment and politicsObituariesNews mediaEntertainmentLocal governmentsMediaMexicoColombiaMexico CityVenezuelaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral AmericaSouth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e012d59e5b84f458a3297afa7081effFri, 18 Apr 2014 04:13:22 GMTUS: Forfeiture deal over Iran assets sets recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf6b5e57202e4a15a57fd603be361ff8NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has approved plans to sell a 36-story Manhattan office building and other properties owned by Iran nationwide in what will be the largest terrorism-related forfeiture ever, a prosecutor said Thursday.LARRY NEUMEISTERaGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsLegal proceedingsAccidents and disastersTerrorismSeptember 11 attacksCorporate newsBusinessOwnership changesLaw and orderWar and unrestEventsTerrorist attacksGovernment and politicsIranUnited StatesManhattanMiddle EastNew York CityNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf6b5e57202e4a15a57fd603be361ff8Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:38:48 GMTFranklin Morales helps Rockies beat Padres 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b36322563805465385e39ef1553aa6a9SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies got another unexpected outing from a starting pitcher who had been relegated to the bullpen.sSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsSan DiegoColoradoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b36322563805465385e39ef1553aa6a9Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:46:01 GMTNepal tourism official says 6 Nepalese guides dead, 9 missing in Mount Everest avalanchehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06e52fa8a44542b2aab9b3ff2fe3902eKATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal tourism official says 6 Nepalese guides dead, 9 missing in Mount Everest avalanche.iGeneral newsMountainsTravelNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureLifestyleNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06e52fa8a44542b2aab9b3ff2fe3902eFri, 18 Apr 2014 04:49:24 GMTStanford takes 1-shot lead over Wie at LPGA LOTTEhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2347725797946bab823f76cb88e8ae5KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Angela Stanford shot an 8-under 64 on a wind-swept course to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship on Thursday.KAITLIN SAWYERsSportsHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2347725797946bab823f76cb88e8ae5Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:56:55 GMTAvalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/232472c43e6340efa1985a812c4345a3KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said.BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMountainsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/232472c43e6340efa1985a812c4345a3Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:20:03 GMTSub scours ocean for missing Malaysian jethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0e81b5293774989a9cabd6d962bb7cbPERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean on Friday to scour the seafloor for any trace of the missing Malaysian jet one month after the search began off Australia's west coast, as data from the sub's previous missions turned up no evidence of the plane.MARGIE MASONiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsOceansAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEnvironment and natureAustraliaMalaysiaIndian OceanKuala LumpurOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0e81b5293774989a9cabd6d962bb7cbFri, 18 Apr 2014 04:53:54 GMTAvalanche sweeps Everest; 4-5 believed buriedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30e35e8d613e4c7fb62ad5d935de2e0cKATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, and at least five climbers are feared buried, officials said.BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsMountainsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30e35e8d613e4c7fb62ad5d935de2e0cFri, 18 Apr 2014 04:34:36 GMTChina: One-fifth of country's farmland pollutedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6c547d3e809483889bb03dee71fa821BEIJING (AP) — China's government says in a report that nearly one-fifth of the country's farmland is polluted, mostly from yearslong accumulations of toxins from factories, mining and agriculture.iBusinessGeneral newsAgriculture and the environmentEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLand environmentChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f6c547d3e809483889bb03dee71fa821Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:28:01 GMTVenture investments highest since 2001http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a3de8689edf42d1b457418e29d378f3NEW YORK (AP) — Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into a growing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday.BARBARA ORTUTAYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a3de8689edf42d1b457418e29d378f3Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:02:00 GMTPolice: Man ate pot candy before shooting wifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1afd6c81bd174fc0a82e2d7bbd2ab301DENVER (AP) — A Denver man accused of killing his wife while she was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher ate marijuana-infused candy before the attack, according to search warrants released Thursday.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsViolent crimePoliceCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1afd6c81bd174fc0a82e2d7bbd2ab301Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:17:06 GMTNobel laureate Garcia Marquez dies at 87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fb316aacced4bd1866a726438281922MEXICO CITY (AP) — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose intoxicating novels and short stories exposed millions outside Latin America to its passions, superstition, violence and social inequality, died at home in Mexico City on Thursday. He was 87.E. EDUARDO CASTILLOFRANK BAJAKiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureObituariesGovernment and politicsVisual artsNews mediaEntertainmentMediaColombiaMexicoVenezuelaMexico CityLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaNorth AmericaCentral Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fb316aacced4bd1866a726438281922Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:51:57 GMTChina says one-fifth of its farmland is pollutedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dbbf0632d52422993154e3c4dd72fa5BEIJING (AP) — Nearly one-fifth of China's farmland is polluted, mostly from yearslong accumulations of toxins from factories, mining and agriculture, the government said, raising sharp concerns about the country's food safety after years of unbridled industrialization.iBusinessGeneral newsAgriculture and the environmentEnvironmental conservation and preservationEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLand environmentConsumer products and servicesIndustriesWater environmentProducts and servicesCorporate newsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dbbf0632d52422993154e3c4dd72fa5Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:21:06 GMTRangers score 3 in 3rd, top Flyers in opener 4-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae82707cf49f4e42a429c109c4f95269NEW YORK (AP) — Carl Hagelin's contribution to the New York Rangers' playoff-opening win was etched all over his busted-up mouth.IRA PODELLsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsMen's sportsSports transactionsSports businessEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityPhiladelphiaNew YorkMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae82707cf49f4e42a429c109c4f95269Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:01:24 GMTCoast guard says divers have begun pumping air into submerged South Korean ferryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cb7bd937cb8443680da7f6c1928c7a0MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Coast guard says divers have begun pumping air into submerged South Korean ferry.iGeneral newsSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cb7bd937cb8443680da7f6c1928c7a0Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:30:10 GMTRemembering an officer slain after bombs went offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/996943ce1d46409b9c611f37a717e0d9BOSTON (AP) — Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in one of the most gripping manhunts the nation has ever seen.STEVE LeBLANCaGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsCrimeViolent crimeEventsMassachusettsBostonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/996943ce1d46409b9c611f37a717e0d9Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:12:00 GMTStastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wildhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/433ce1b9e5a84f86938ce3dde1c5ccc9DENVER (AP) — Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game with 13.4 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild in the opener of the Western Conference quarterfinals on Thursday night.PAT GRAHAMsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/433ce1b9e5a84f86938ce3dde1c5ccc9Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:05:55 GMTRoyal couple enjoy sheep-shearing demo Down Underhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34452ab7d074474c88fdd5f44dc005dfSYDNEY (AP) — Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, have enjoyed a sheep-shearing demonstration and greeted crowds of flower-bearing fans at an agricultural fair in Sydney.iGeneral newsSheepAnimalsMammalsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessAustraliaSydneyOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34452ab7d074474c88fdd5f44dc005dfFri, 18 Apr 2014 03:21:55 GMTNationals make 4 errors in 8-0 loss to Cardinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56b779cf8be842228409a9ef43004c87WASHINGTON (AP) — The Cardinals' first batter sent a seemingly routine grounder to Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond, who failed to field the ball cleanly for one of his two errors on the evening. The next hitter's swinging bunt was grabbed by pitcher Taylor Jordan, but he could not manage to get the ball out of his glove.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56b779cf8be842228409a9ef43004c87Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:50:01 GMTTranscript shows ferry captain delayed evacuationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca41c667b98b4e4eb9212b434160de0eMOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead.FOSTER KLUGYOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMissing personsPrimary and secondary educationAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEducationSocial affairsSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca41c667b98b4e4eb9212b434160de0eFri, 18 Apr 2014 04:58:55 GMTTwins use wild rally past Blue Jays for sweephttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a06db19237aa4ee1a60d73a16df5af47MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With the Minnesota Twins well into a truly wild rally, Jason Kubel and Chris Colabello shared a joke as they waited for their turn to bat.DAVE CAMPBELLsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a06db19237aa4ee1a60d73a16df5af47Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:04:26 GMTBlues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/212e8108e66a48fcbe9027c394825410ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Thursday night.R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsAthlete injuriesStanley Cup PlayoffsAthlete healthEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/212e8108e66a48fcbe9027c394825410Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:58:08 GMTHomeland Security reissues immigrant asylum ruleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2de8c03b92814a0891464c645603ccacWASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department has reissued asylum rules to immigration officials amid concerns that they are misinterpreting how to decide which immigrants get to see a judge for asylum claims.ALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsImmigration policyImmigrationLegal proceedingsNational securityGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderGeneral newsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2de8c03b92814a0891464c645603ccacFri, 18 Apr 2014 04:43:20 GMTVietnam pulls out of hosting Asian Gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/785c07edf56848e68cb8a5353292a007HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam has withdrawn as the host of the 2019 Asian Games, saying it lacked funds and the country's reputation could be at risk if things don't go smoothly.iGeneral newsSportsAsian GamesSports mediaGovernment and politicsEventsVietnamHanoiSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/785c07edf56848e68cb8a5353292a007Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:07:42 GMTAnger and dismay at stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1e61d863e1d44edb7927eb5a09c8253GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Don Arias stormed out of the meeting with the defense lawyers at this U.S. Navy base after less than 15 minutes. He was soon followed by three others who also lost family members in the 9/11 terror attack.BEN FOXiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsMilitary legal affairsMilitary facilitiesLaw and orderCriminal investigationsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsCrimeCubaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1e61d863e1d44edb7927eb5a09c8253Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:02:23 GMT911 calls capture chaos after truck-on-bus crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2499c5e9ec014867ab2440f1239c3ee9ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — With shrieks in the background, a shocked passenger struggled to recount to an emergency dispatcher how a FedEx tractor-trailer smashed into a tour bus carrying high school students. In other 911 calls released Thursday, other witnesses described explosions after the fiery wreck that left 10 people dead.FENIT NIRAPPILJUSTIN PRITCHARDaGeneral newsAccidentsTransportationExplosionsFiresTrafficAccidents and disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2499c5e9ec014867ab2440f1239c3ee9Fri, 18 Apr 2014 02:33:56 GMTViews differ of imam accused in terror casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4323c148cad94ea0b17114d11ba5ecabNEW YORK (AP) — An Egyptian imam who led a London mosque more than a dozen years ago was portrayed in opening statements at his terrorism trial as an enthusiastic supporter of al-Qaida by a prosecutor and as a reasonable man who helped authorities in England keep people calm by his defense attorney.LARRY NEUMEISTERTOM HAYSaGeneral newsTerrorismLegal proceedingsLaw and orderWar and unrestLondonNew York CityUnited StatesNew YorkYemenEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4323c148cad94ea0b17114d11ba5ecabFri, 18 Apr 2014 05:23:33 GMTWorld reacts to death of Gabriel Garcia Marquezhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f730c0733f164144abfea9d47088c304Reaction to death of writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez:The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureGovernment and politicsObituariesEntertainmentColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f730c0733f164144abfea9d47088c304Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:09:08 GMT