FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 19 Apr 2015 15:43:06 -0700Canada's Augusta James wins first Symetra Tour title MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Canada's Augusta James won the Chico's Patty Berg Memorial on Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title, and Laurie Rinker took The Legends Tour competition.sSportsWomen's golfWomen's sportsGolfFort MyersCanadaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:01:37 GMTWes Roach wins in Mexico for first Tour title, Mexico (AP) — Wes Roach won the El Bosque Mexico Championship on Sunday for his first Tour title, beating Kevin Tway and Patton Kizzire by four strokes.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolf, 19 Apr 2015 22:41:22 GMTFinnish opposition leader declares victory in election (AP) — Juha Sipila declared his opposition Center Party the winner of Finland's parliamentary election Sunday and will become the country's new prime minister at the head of a coalition government.By MATTI HUUHTANENiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsElectionsNational governmentsFinlandWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2015 20:40:46 GMTAdam Jones powers Orioles past Red Sox 8-3 (AP) — Adam Jones went 4 for 5 with a three-run double and two-run homer to match his career high with five RBIs, carrying the Baltimore Orioles past the Boston Red Sox 8-3 on Sunday.By KEN POWTAKsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:08:23 GMTBlake Shelton: nominee, host and Lambert cheerleader at ACMs, Texas (AP) — Blake Shelton may be going into the Academy of Country Music Awards as a host, performer and two-time nominee, but he has another priority: being a cheerleader.By MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAcademy of Country Music AwardsEventsAward showsMusic awardsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:24:38 GMTEmpty chairs honor 168 victims of Oklahoma City bombing CITY (AP) — Every day when Dr. Rosslyn Biggs goes to work as a federal government veterinarian she is reminded of her mother, one of 168 people killed in the Oklahoma City bombing and honored Sunday on the 20th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil until Sept. 11, 2001.By TIM TALLEYaGeneral newsAccidents and disastersBombingsState governmentsTerrorismCrimeWar and unrestGovernment and politicsOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:33:56 GMTJulio Iglesias to receive honorary degree from Berklee (AP) — Julio Iglesias and three other prominent music industry figures will receive honorary degrees from Boston's Berklee College of Music at its commencement next month.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:31:17 GMTToronto GM Masai Ujiri and team fined for expletive YORK (AP) — Toronto general manager Masai Ujiri was fined $35,000 and the team docked $25,000 by the NBA on Sunday for his expletive Saturday talking about Washington forward Paul Pierce when addressing fans before the Raptors' playoff opener.sSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:33:11 GMTTavares scores early in OT in Isles' 2-1 win over Caps, N.Y. (AP) — John Tavares can be excused if the Islanders captain doesn't recall the previous time New York won a playoff game in overtime.By JOHN WAWROWsSportsStanley Cup PlayoffsEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:18:49 GMTSoldier's son presented 70-year-old dog tags found on beach, Mass. (AP) — Dog tags a U.S. soldier lost on a Massachusetts beach 70 years ago have been returned to his son at the same place.aGeneral newsWorld War IIVeteransEventsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:10:37 GMTCuba holds local vote with a twist: 2 opposition candidates (AP) — Cuba on Sunday held its first local elections since a historic thaw in relations with the United States with an unusual wrinkle in the single-party system: two of the 27,000 candidates openly oppose the government.iGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsRestoring U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relationsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsEventsInternational relationsHavanaCubaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 19 Apr 2015 21:05:14 GMTBlackhawks beat Predators 4-2 for 2-1 series lead (AP) — Jonathan Toews had a goal and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks used a three-goal second period to beat the Nashville Predators 4-2 on Sunday for a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.By JAY COHENsSportsSports transactionsStanley Cup PlayoffsSports businessEventsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:12:38 GMTSurvivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat (AP) — A smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya's coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy and intensifying pressure on the European Union Sunday to finally meet demands for decisive action.By FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsPolitical refugeesGovernment and politicsWar and unrestInternational relationsLegislatureAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsItalyEuropeFranceSpainLibyaSicilyMiddle EastMaltaAfricaMediterranean SeaWestern EuropeNorth Africa, 19 Apr 2015 22:23:30 GMT8 people killed at Brazilian soccer team's fan club PAULO (AP) — Armed men killed eight people in a raid on a Sao Paulo soccer fan club that has close links to a notorious, now-closed prison, Brazilian police said on Sunday.By TALES AZZONI and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICONiGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerSoccerMen's sportsBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 19 Apr 2015 21:15:41 GMTReport: Kuwait discovers 4 new oil fields in kingdom CITY (AP) — Kuwait's state news agency says the state-run Kuwait Oil Co. has discovered four new oil fields.iBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesKuwaitKuwait CityMiddle East, 19 Apr 2015 20:06:49 GMTUtah's Dabritz wins uneven bars, falls short of another 10 WORTH, Texas (AP) — Utah's Georgia Dabritz has a national championship on the uneven bars, just not another perfect 10 to go with it.By SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsWomen's sportsWomen's gymnasticsGymnasticsArtistic gymnasticsCollege sportsUnited StatesUtahTexasNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:38:36 GMTWartime climate in Saudi puts calls for reform on hold, Saudi Arabia (AP) — An electronic billboard at an upscale Saudi mall flashes an advertisement for a designer fragrance before switching to images of soaring F-16s and King Salman saluting the troops. "The response has come to you who threaten the nation," the caption says. "To those who test me, take this war as a reply."By AYA BATRAWYiGeneral newsWar and unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical activismGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesReligious issuesReligionSaudi ArabiaIranYemenSyriaRiyadhMiddle East, 19 Apr 2015 22:08:01 GMTResearcher denied flight after tweet poking United security (AP) — United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked.By JACK GILLUMhtBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTechnologyTransportation safetyTransportationSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 20:59:02 GMTFeldman bounces back, Astros defeat Angels (AP) — Scott Feldman bounced back with six solid innings and the Houston Astros took advantage of a wild throw by catcher Drew Butera to beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Sunday.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsHoustonFresnoOaklandTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 19 Apr 2015 21:55:29 GMTFor Boston winner Meb Keflezighi, a year of thanks (AP) — Ever since Meb Keflezighi won last year's Boston Marathon, the first race after the finish-line bombings and the first win for an American man in more than 30 years, fans have been gravitating to him wherever he goes.By JIMMY GOLENsSportsWomen's track and fieldMen's track and fieldTrack and fieldMarathonsWomen's sportsBoston MarathonMen's sportsBoston Marathon bombingEventsBombingsGeneral newsBostonUnited StatesMassachusettsNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:02:20 GMTOhio State's Ezekiel Elliott wins AAU Sullivan Award YORK (AP) — Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott won the AAU Sullivan Award on Sunday as the most outstanding U.S. amateur athlete who also demonstrates premier leadership, character and sportsmanship.sSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOhioNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:05:39 GMTHeadley, Teixeira lift Yanks over Rays 5-3 for 3-game sweep PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Chase Headley and Mark Teixeira drove in two runs each, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.By MARK DIDTLERsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityTampaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaFlorida, 19 Apr 2015 20:57:19 GMTPelicans' Anthony Davis more comfortable heading into Game 2 FRANCISCO (AP) — A half-dozen students stood outside War Memorial Gymnasium at the University of San Francisco on Sunday morning, gazing through the glass doors to sneak a peak of a 6-foot-10 power forward who has become one of basketball's biggest attractions.By ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthEventsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:01:39 GMTDenver police issue dozens of citations at pot events (AP) — Denver police said there were no major problems as marijuana celebrations continued for a second day on Sunday, but police tweeted a reminder that while recreational use of marijuana is legal in Colorado, people still can't use it in public.aGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCourt citationsCrimeLaw and orderDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:08:27 GMTUtility: No leaks found in California gas line that exploded, Calif. (AP) — A gas pipeline that exploded at a sheriff's gun range in Central California had been inspected twice in April for gas leaks, and no leaks were found, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Sunday.aGeneral newsExplosionsUtilitiesTrafficAccidents and disastersIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryTransportationCaliforniaFresnoUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 20:54:16 GMTHarvey, banged-up Mets hold off Marlins 7-6 for 8th straight YORK (AP) — Travis d'Arnaud had his right hand in a blue cast. Jerry Blevins' left arm was in a sling. About the only thing not broken Sunday at Citi Field was the New York Mets' winning streak.By MIKE FITZPATRICKsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:12:05 GMTTurkish Cypriot leadership election to go into 2nd round, Cyprus (AP) — The election for the Turkish Cypriot leadership will go to a second round after none of the candidates managed to garner enough votes Sunday to avoid a runoff, authorities said, as talks to reunify the ethnically-split island of Cyprus are expected to resume next month.By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessDiplomacyInternational relationsTurkeyCyprusEuropeGreeceMiddle EastWestern Europe, 19 Apr 2015 20:26:43 GMTOpposition Center Party takes lead in Finnish election (AP) — Juha Sipila has declared his opposition Center Party the winner of Finland's parliamentary election and will become the country's new prime minister at the head of a coalition government.By MATTI HUUHTANENiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsElectionsNational governmentsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsFinlandWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2015 20:37:09 GMTPolice worry woman suspected in murder-kidnapping may flee, Ind. (AP) — Police are taking precautions to ensure a woman suspected of killing an Indiana mother in order to steal her infant daughter doesn't flee a hospital in Texas where she is being treated for depression.aGeneral newsMissing personsKidnappingViolent crimeCrimeAndersonIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 20:25:25 GMTPolice: Seal or sea lion pup abducted from Los Angeles beach ANGELES (AP) — Whoever snatched a seal or sea lion pup from a Los Angeles beach early Sunday should not confuse the animal's cuteness with its potentially vicious bite, according to an animal rescue expert.aGeneral newsOdditiesSea lionsSealsCoastlines and beachesKidnappingWater environmentAnimalsMammalsEnvironment and natureCrimeEnvironmentLionsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 20:30:46 GMTFlorida football player Jackson arrested for armed robbery, Fla. (AP) — A University of Florida redshirt freshman football player faces charges after a robbery at a Gainesville apartment.aGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsArrestsFootballTheftCrimeLaw and orderGainesvilleFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 20:16:41 GMTJim Furyk tops Kevin Kisner in playoff to win RBC Heritage HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Jim Furyk had gone 100 starts without winning, a stretch that gnawed at his psyche and challenged his confidence.By PETE IACOBELLIsSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsHilton Head IslandTexasSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 20:41:40 GMTTeliana Pereira wins Claro Open Colsanitas, Colombia (AP) — Brazil's Teliana Pereira won the Claro Open Colsanitas on Sunday to become the WTA Tour's first Brazilian winner in 27 years, beating fifth-seeded Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 7-6 (2), 6-1.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsBogotaColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 19 Apr 2015 21:25:37 GMTHunter homers for Twins in 7-2 win over Indians (AP) — Torii Hunter feels good about his swing and so do the Minnesota Twins.By MIKE COOKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:20:59 GMTIrving scores 30, LeBron 20 as Cavs beat Celtics 113-100 (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 30 points in his playoff debut, LeBron James added 20 in his first postseason game with Cleveland in five years and the Cavaliers opened a run toward an NBA title with a 113-100 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday.By TOM WITHERSsSportsNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:48:32 GMTPolice worry woman suspected in murder-abduction may flee, Ind. (AP) — Police are taking precautions to ensure a woman suspected of killing an Indiana mother in order to steal a 3-week-old infant doesn't flee a hospital in Texas where she is being treated for depression.aGeneral newsMissing personsViolent crimeCrimeAndersonGaryIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:06:19 GMTPrologis purchases KTR Capital for $5.9 billion (AP) — Warehouse and distribution center operator Prologis Inc. says it has acquired KTR Capital Partners, which owns more than 300 industrial properties in the U.S.fBusinessOwnership changesCorporate news, 19 Apr 2015 21:02:17 GMTPirates sweep, Brewers off to worst start in team history (AP) — Gerrit Cole pitched six effective innings, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates swept Milwaukee 5-2 Sunday, leaving the Brewers with their worst start in team history.By WILL GRAVESsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:12:26 GMTPoland summons US envoy over FBI head's Holocaust comments, Poland (AP) — Poland's Foreign Ministry urgently summoned U.S. Ambassador Stephen Mull on Sunday to "protest and demand an apology," saying the head of the FBI suggested that Poles were accomplices in the Holocaust.By MONIKA SCISLOWSKAiGeneral newsThe HolocaustInternational relationsNazismLaw enforcement agenciesEventsGovernment and politicsPolandWarsawGermanyUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeWestern EuropeNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 20:09:03 GMTLester makes nifty play, but loses again as Padres top Cubs (AP) — Cubs newcomer Jon Lester made a nifty play with his glove but lost again as the San Diego Padres beat Chicago 5-2 Sunday.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:38:46 GMTObama pays tribute to victims of Oklahoma City bombing (AP) — President Barack Obama is expressing condolences to families on the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, saying America will never forget those who lost their lives.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBombingsOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:25:23 GMTStrasburg lifts Nationals to 4-1 win over Phillies (AP) — Stephen Strasburg allowed a run in 7 1-3 innings and the Washington Nationals used a three-run fifth inning for a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.By IAN QUILLENsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsProfessional baseballAthlete healthPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 20:36:00 GMTRoyals overcome 5 ejections to beat Athletics 4-2 CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals overcame five ejections to beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 Sunday behind Kendrys Morales' tiebreaking, two-run double in a three-run eighth inning.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:47:45 GMT'Furious 7' speeds ahead of the competition ANGELES (AP) — Even in its debut weekend, Kevin James's "Paul Blart" sequel couldn't outpace "Furious 7."By LINDSEY BAHRaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 22:44:44 GMTThe Latest: Migrant survivor says 950 aboard capsized boat p.m. (2020 GMT, 4:20 p.m.)By The Associated PressaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsPolitical refugeesGovernment and politicsInternational relationsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsItalyEuropeLibyaGermanyWestern EuropeNorth AfricaAfrica, 19 Apr 2015 20:23:43 GMTDavis Cup final may be played at neutral venue, Russia (AP) — The International Tennis Federation is considering playing future Davis Cup finals at a neutral venue.By JAMES ELLINGWORTHsSportsDavis CupTennisMen's tennisDopingEventsMen's sportsRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 19 Apr 2015 22:41:04 GMTTank named "Beautiful Bulldog" in Iowa contest MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The pups came from as far away as New Jersey and Tennessee in hopes of landing a new nickname: "Beautiful Bulldog."By LUKE MEREDITHaGeneral newsSportsDogsTrack and fieldMammalsAnimalsIowaDes MoinesUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:12:53 GMTCespedes, Greene lift Tigers to 9-1 rout of White Sox (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes hit a grand slam and a two-run homer and Shane Greene pitched seven impressive innings in another fine start to begin the season, helping the Detroit Tigers rout the Chicago White Sox 9-1 on Sunday.By NOAH TRISTERsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthDetroitMichiganNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 20:16:20 GMTBaltimore investigates death of man in police custody (AP) — Baltimore police were conducting a criminal investigation Sunday into the death of a man injured in their custody, and the mayor vowed to ensure the city held "the right people accountable."JULIET LINDERMANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCriminal investigationsPoliceCrimeLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:47:34 GMTFor Pelicans and Bucks, there were lessons in Game 1 losses Orleans and Milwaukee were facing long odds before the postseason even began, and now the task of advancing in the NBA playoffs seems considerably more daunting.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsAthlete injuriesNBA PlayoffsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthEventsIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Apr 2015 21:55:46 GMT