FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 20 Apr 2014 17:15:28 -0700Flyers rally to beat Rangers 4-2, even series YORK (AP) — This win was three years in the making for backup goalie Ray Emery and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers.IRA PODELLsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityPhiladelphiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 20 Apr 2014 20:34:09 GMTPosey, Lincecum lead Giants to 4-3 win DIEGO (AP) — Buster Posey hit a two-run home run and Tim Lincecum earned his first victory of the season for the San Francisco Giants, who had only three hits in beating San Diego 4-3 Sunday to snap a three-game losing streak.BERNIE WILSONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 23:17:20 GMTBrewers win in 14th after early brawl with Pirates (AP) — Khris Davis delivered a big hit in a game interrupted by a punch-filled brawl, homering in the 14th inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Sunday.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 22:36:11 GMTCelebrating Easter _ and creativity _ in New York YORK (AP) — Some wore their Sunday best in New York's annual Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, but others simply spruced up their St. Patrick's Day or Halloween outfits.VERENA DOBNIKaGeneral newsChristianityParadesHolidaysReligionSocial affairsOccasionsLifestyleRecreation and leisureNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 22:58:33 GMTGermany to play Czech Republic in Fed Cup final will take on the Czech Republic in the Fed Cup final after both countries wrapped up their semifinal victories by winning the first reverse singles on Sunday.The Associated PresssSportsFed CupTennisWomen's tennisEventsWomen's sports, 20 Apr 2014 19:35:23 GMTMurphy delivers for Indians in 6-4 win (AP) — David Murphy hit a three-run double in the sixth inning and John Axford worked out of bases-loaded jam in the ninth, lifting the Cleveland Indians to a 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.sSportsMen's sportsBaseballProfessional baseballClevelandTorontoOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 20 Apr 2014 20:18:22 GMTChavez gets 1st win, A's complete sweep of Astros, Calif. (AP) — Josh Donaldson homered and doubled twice to back another solid start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-1 on Sunday to complete a series sweep.MICHAEL WAGAMANsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsOaklandHoustonCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 20 Apr 2014 23:20:10 GMTPublic smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado (AP) — Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsRecreational drug laws and regulationsState legislatureHigher educationCrimeMusicGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsLegislatureState governmentsEducationSocial affairsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentColoradoDenverSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 21 Apr 2014 00:09:25 GMT4-year-old half siblings die in accidental NY fire YORK (AP) — A basement blaze that killed 4-year-old half siblings was accidentally set by children playing with fire, authorities said Sunday.aGeneral newsFiresAccidentsAccidents and disastersNew York CityQueensNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 19:54:33 GMTSpan's sacrifice fly in 9th lifts Nats over Cards (AP) — Denard Span hit a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Washington Nationals, with Bryce Harper back in the lineup and stealing his first base of the season, rallied past the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Sunday.BENJAMIN STANDIGsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballAthlete healthMen's sports, 20 Apr 2014 21:32:13 GMTPrizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76 "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.GREG BEACHAMaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSportsMusicEntertainmentViolent crimeCelebrityMen's boxingBoxingLegal proceedingsMoviesCrimeAccidents and disastersMen's sportsLaw and orderBooks and literatureTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 21:24:02 GMTTranscript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing, a radio transcript released Sunday showed, suggesting the chaotic situation may have added to a death toll that could eventually exceed 300.GILLIAN WONGHYUNG-JIN KIMiGovernment and politicsGeneral newsMissing personsTrafficCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 20 Apr 2014 22:57:04 GMTPart of Fla. history to step back into spotlight, Fla. (AP) — Hidden behind live oaks and magnolias near the Florida Governor's Mansion, a historic house that symbolizes much of the state's terrible past and transformation will soon have its doors opened to the public.GARY FINEOUTaGeneral newsState governmentsGovernment and politicsFloridaTallahasseeUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 20:22:11 GMTFestive hats, pastels abound at NYC Easter parade YORK (AP) — Some wore their Sunday best in New York's annual Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, but others simply spruced up their St. Patrick's Day or Halloween outfits.VERENA DOBNIKaGeneral newsChristianityParadesHolidaysReligionSocial affairsOccasionsLifestyleRecreation and leisureNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 22:56:43 GMTGranderson lifts Mets over Braves 4-3 in 14 YORK (AP) — Slumping newcomer Curtis Granderson hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning and the New York Mets outlasted the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep.MIKE FITZPATRICKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 22:05:36 GMTOn eve of marathon, festivities and tight security (AP) — In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston.AMY CRAWFORDaGeneral newsBoston MarathonMarathonsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsEventsTrack and fieldSportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 23:18:30 GMTNBA: Refs missed foul call in Warriors-Clippers ANGELES (AP) — The NBA said referees missed a foul call late in the Warriors' Game 1 win that would have given the Clippers a chance to tie the score.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 20:41:40 GMTLawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia (AP) — Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Sunday for beefing up western sanctions against Russia to include its petrochemical and banking industries and warned that Moscow thus far has ignored United States and European efforts to persuade it to back off its confrontation with Ukraine.wBusinessGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsLegislatureMaterials industryIndustriesMilitary and defenseUkraineRussiaUnited StatesKievEastern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:53 GMTBailey and Reds win again at Wrigley, 8-2 (AP) — Homer Bailey pitched six scoreless innings at friendly Wrigley Field for his first win of the season and Jay Bruce homered and doubled as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 8-2 on Sunday.PATRICK ROSEsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 22:41:46 GMTSleeping girl killed after car drives into home, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a 16-year-old Southern California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his SUV into her home.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationReckless endangermentCrimePalmdaleCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 23:31:22 GMTMob in Dominican Republic lynches Haitian father DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police in the Dominican Republic say a Haitian man has died after being attacked by a mob for allegedly stabbing his 4-month-old daughter.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeDominican RepublicHaitiSanto DomingoCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 20 Apr 2014 21:40:19 GMTWie finally wins an LPGA event at home, Hawaii (AP) — Michelle Wie began the week reminiscing about the first time she played on the LPGA Tour.sSportsWomen's golfGolfMen's golfWomen's sportsMen's sportsHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 21:15:21 GMTMarlins score 2 in 8th to sweep Mariners (AP) — Adeiny Hechavarria hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth inning after an instant replay went in Miami's favor and the Marlins beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 to complete a three-game sweep.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 20:36:54 GMTGOP making bold play for US Senate seat in Oregon OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) — The GOP is making a bold play for a U.S. Senate seat in reliably Democratic Oregon, where a Republican hasn't been elected to a statewide office in more than a decade.JONATHAN J. COOPERpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElections2014 United States General ElectionUnited States General ElectionState electionsPrimary electionsHealthLegislaturePolitical partiesGeneral electionsEventsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsPolitical organizationsOregonUnited StatesPortlandNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 21:13:02 GMTHughes picks up win as Twins top Royals, 8-3 CITY, Mo. (AP) — Phil Hughes ended a personal losing streak that dated to last July, pitching into the seventh inning Sunday and helping the Twins top the Kansas City Royals 8-3 to avoid a three-game sweep.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsMen's sportsBaseballProfessional baseballKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 21:29:20 GMTBruins top Red Wings 4-1, even series at 1-1 (AP) — Justin Florek and Reilly Smith scored in a three-minute span in the first period and the Boston Bruins evened their playoff series with a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings in the Game 2 on Sunday.HOWARD ULMANsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 22:04:05 GMTGOP campaign committee has $31M to hold House (AP) — The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $10 million in March and has $31.2 million banked to defend the party's majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical fundraisingCampaignsPolitical action committeesPolitical partiesLegislaturePolitical organizations, 20 Apr 2014 20:43:50 GMTTigers edge sloppy Angels 2-1 (AP) — Rick Porcello pitched seven sharp innings, and the Detroit Tigers took advantage of four Los Angeles errors in a 2-1 victory over the Angels on Sunday.NOAH TRISTERsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 20:47:27 GMTOfficial: Keeper dies after Gabon soccer match, Gabon (AP) — A team official says a goalkeeper has died after being kicked in the head during a championship tournament match in the West African country of Gabon.YVES LAURENT GOMAiGeneral newsSportsAthlete healthSoccerMen's soccerMen's sportsGabonLibrevilleWest AfricaAfrica, 20 Apr 2014 22:45:31 GMTJimenez closes with 67 to win Greater Gwinnett, Ga. (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez quickly shifted his focus back to the Ryder Cup after winning his first Champions Tour event.CHARLES ODUMsSportsRyder CupMen's sportsGolfMen's golfEventsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2014 00:04:36 GMTDuncan scores 27 points, Spurs beat Mavs 90-85 ANTONIO (AP) — The Spurs rode the wide shoulders of Tim Duncan to victory.RAUL DOMINGUEZsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballTexasSan AntonioDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 21:33:38 GMTGomez, Snider ejected after Brewer-Pirates brawl (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez and Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Travis Snider were ejected Sunday after a shouting match quickly escalated into a full-scale brawl.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 19:47:36 GMTBoston race makes room for those affected by bombs (AP) — "I need to run."JIMMY GOLENaGeneral newsSportsBoston MarathonBoston Marathon bombingMarathonsHealthBombingsAccidents and disastersEventsTrack and fieldHigher educationEducationSocial affairsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMTDad of Massachusetts boy found dead plans funeral (AP) — The father of a missing boy whose body was found off a Massachusetts highway says he was crushed to hear that his 5-year-old son's remains had been identified but is planning his funeral.aGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesMissing personsCrimeMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 20:45:33 GMTFrance edges US 3-2 in Fed Cup LOUIS (AP) — The doubles team of Caroline Garcia and Virginie Razzano led France to a 3-2 win over the United States in Fed Cup competition Sunday.sSportsFed CupTennisEventsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsSt. LouisUnited StatesMissouriNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 23:31:26 GMTMalaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines flight heading to India with 166 people aboard made an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early Monday after it was forced to turn back when a tire burst upon takeoff, the airline said.iGovernment and politicsGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMalaysiaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaAsia, 20 Apr 2014 19:53:30 GMTCurtis Granderson lifts Mets over Braves 4-3 in 14 YORK (AP) — Slumping newcomer Curtis Granderson hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning and the New York Mets outlasted the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep.MIKE FITZPATRICKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew YorkNew York CityPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 20 Apr 2014 22:19:39 GMTJames, Wade lead Heat past Bobcats 99-88 in Game 1 (AP) — Each of the last two Miami championship runs has been highlighted by moments where a sharpshooter enters a game and immediately provides a surprise spark.TIM REYNOLDSsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsMiamiNorth CarolinaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Apr 2014 00:09:03 GMTSheriff: Log rolls over, kills boy in Washington, Wash. (AP) — A 12-year-old Washington state boy on a Boy Scout trip has died after a log that he and his friends were pushing down a hill caught his jacket and rolled over him.aGeneral newsWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 23:29:48 GMTCanadian author Alistair MacLeod dies at 77, Ontario (AP) — Alistair MacLeod, the award-winning Canadian author who was best known for his short story collections, has died at age 77.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureObituariesEntertainmentOntarioCanadaNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 23:49:08 GMTAnna, Beltran key Yankees' 5-1, 12-inning win PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Dean Anna drew a bases-loaded walk on a full-count pitch with two outs in the 12th inning and Carlos Beltran followed with a two-run single as the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Sunday.MARK DIDTLERsSportsAthlete injuriesSwimmingAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAquaticsWomen's aquaticsWomen's sportsNew York CityTampaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaFlorida, 20 Apr 2014 22:20:38 GMTKuchar rallies, chips in for RBC Heritage win HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Matt Kuchar overcame a four-stroke deficit to finally finish on top, when his stunning chip-in on the 18th hole gave him a 64 and a victory at the RBC Heritage on Sunday.PETE IACOBELLIsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfHilton Head IslandSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 21:56:23 GMTPopovich to Sager: 'I promise I'll be nice' ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he looks forward to sideline reporter Craig Sager's return and "I promise I'll be nice."sSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 22:28:35 GMTIn Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream (AP) — Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.NICHOLAS RICCARDIaGeneral newsRecreational drug laws and regulationsState legislatureHigher educationCrimeFairs and festivalsDrug-related crimeGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsLegislatureState governmentsEducationSocial affairsRecreation and leisureLifestyleColoradoDenverSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 20 Apr 2014 22:12:54 GMTWSox 3 HRs, throw 2-hitter in 16-2 win at Texas, Texas (AP) — Jose Abreu and Jordan Danks each had two-run homers, Erik Johnson combined with three relievers on a two-hitter and the Chicago White Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a 16-2 victory Sunday over the Texas Rangers, who had won five in a row.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsMen's sportsProfessional baseballBaseballTexasNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 20 Apr 2014 23:04:27 GMTMob in Dominican Republic kills Haitian father DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A Haitian man died after being attacked by a mob in the Dominican Republic for allegedly stabbing his 4-month-old daughter, authorities said Sunday.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeDominican RepublicHaitiCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 20 Apr 2014 22:25:00 GMTCountry music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43 OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentObituariesPhilanthropic foundationsPhilanthropySocial affairs, 20 Apr 2014 23:28:20 GMTKraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners YORK (AP) — Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.aBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureProducts and servicesCorporate news, 20 Apr 2014 23:32:31 GMTPolice: Man pelted woman at egg decorating party (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a man threw hardboiled eggs at his girlfriend during an Easter egg decorating party, then tried to attack police.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Apr 2014 20:39:50 GMTPuig hits 3-run HR as Dodgers beat Diamondbacks ANGELES (AP) — Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer and threw out a runner at second base, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday.JOE RESNICKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 20 Apr 2014 23:16:40 GMT