FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Nov 2014 19:14:05 -0800Strong quake in west China kills 2; 54 hurt (AP) — A strong earthquake struck a lightly populated, mountainous area of western China, killing at least two people, injuring 54 others and collapsing homes, officials said Sunday.CHRISTOPHER BODEENiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersLocal governmentsAccidentsGovernment and politicsChinaTibetChengduGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 01:29:23 GMTNo. 22 SMU holds on, tops Eastern Washington 77-68 (AP) — Nic Moore scored 22 points, Keith Frazier added a career-high 17 and No. 22 SMU bounced back from a pair of losses on the road to beat Eastern Washington 77-68 Saturday night.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWashingtonTexasDallasIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:04:51 GMTMan freed after 2 decades in prison to get $3.6M YORK (AP) — A man whose New York City murder conviction was overturned after he spent over 20 years in prison is getting $3.6 million from the state.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrime, 23 Nov 2014 01:22:00 GMTHawaii airline tells pilots to return $4,000 bonus (AP) — Pilots from Island Air were probably pretty happy when they got a $4,000 Christmas bonus — that is, until the airline wanted the money back.aBusinessGeneral newsWages and salariesPersonnelProfessional servicesIndustriesHonoluluHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 00:30:59 GMTShifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegations Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. Ultimately she couldn't bring herself to do it.JOCELYN NOVECKaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentViolent crimeCrimeCelebrityLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politics, 23 Nov 2014 00:40:29 GMTOfficial: Man who killed deputy had made threats, Fla. (AP) — A man who had made previous threats against police set his house on fire Saturday and ambushed the first sheriff's deputy who responded, fatally shooting the deputy and wounding another before he was killed by a police officer who lives nearby, a law enforcement official said.BRENDAN FARRINGTONaGeneral newsExtortion and threatsFiresViolent crimeCrimePoliceAccidents and disastersLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsFloridaTallahasseeUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 01:48:29 GMTFlyers top Blue Jackets 4-2, snap 4-game skid (AP) — Brayden Schenn, Mark Streit, Wayne Simmonds and Braydon Coburn all scored for the Philadelphia Flyers, who broke a season-worst, four-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.CHRISTOPHER A. VITOsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:58:06 GMTNo. 1 Florida State edges Boston College 20-17, Fla. (AP) — Quarterback Jameis Winston trotted onto the water-logged field at Doak Campbell Stadium with aspirations of a second consecutive national championship on the line. The top-ranked Seminoles were in a tight game, once again, and needed their Heisman winner to make a play.KAREEM COPELANDsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballFloridaTallahasseeUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:15:25 GMTCivic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.JOHN O'CONNORJIM SALTERaGeneral newsCrimeProtests and demonstrationsViolent crimePolitical and civil unrestLegal proceedingsLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:54:37 GMTObama, Jeter tee off on exclusive Vegas course LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama is playing golf at an exclusive Las Vegas-area course with a retired shortstop, a Democratic Party donor and a newspaper owner.DARLENE SUPERVILLEaGovernment and politicsSportsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 23:30:56 GMTBighorn sheep escapes from LA Zoo, struck by car ANGELES (AP) — A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and was struck by a hit-and-run driver before it could be corralled, police said.aGeneral newsHit-and-runSheepCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMammalsAnimalsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 23:23:47 GMTKelly leads No. 13 Sun Devils past WSU 52-31, Ariz. (AP) — After a sluggish start and a difficult last few weeks, Taylor Kelly made his last home game a good one.BOB BAUMsSportsCollege footballAthlete injuriesCollege sportsFootballAthlete healthArizonaWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 23:34:17 GMTJanzen, Putnam lead Pebble Beach Invitational BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Lee Janzen scrambled to a par 72, dropping into a share of the lead with Andrew Putnam, who shot a 2-under on a rainy Saturday, after three rounds at the Callaway Pebble Beach Invitational.sSportsGolfMen's golfWomen's golfMen's sportsWomen's sports, 23 Nov 2014 02:46:42 GMTCity's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry, Pa. (AP) — A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly.aGeneral newsOdditiesHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleReadingPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 00:29:03 GMTArkansas defense shuts down Ole Miss in 30-0 win, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas officials lowered the goal posts in anticipation of a second straight week of onrushing fans.KURT VOIGTsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballArkansasMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 01:53:50 GMTHomes collapse, 39 injured in Japan earthquake (AP) — Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics.KEN MORITSUGUMARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsProperty damageNatural disasters2011 Japan earthquake and tsunamiAccidents and disastersEventsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryAccidentsTsunamisJapanEast AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 02:57:34 GMTQuigg retains WBA super-bantam belt from Otake, England (AP) — Scott Quigg successfully defended his WBA super bantamweight belt a fifth time with a unanimous points win against Hidenori Otake of Japan on Saturday.sSportsEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Nov 2014 23:36:04 GMTFamily of NYC man killed by police seeks answers YORK (AP) — Stunned relatives of an unarmed man killed by a rookie police officer in a dark public housing stairwell looked on as the Rev. Al Sharpton and public officials demanded a full investigation Saturday into what law enforcement officials have termed an apparent accident.VERENA DOBNIKJENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:59:25 GMTCanadiens beat Bruins 2-0 behind Price's 33 saves (AP) — Carey Price made 33 saves, Tomas Plekanec had a goal and an assist, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 2-0 on Saturday night.KEN POWTAKsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBostonMontrealMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaQuebecCanada, 23 Nov 2014 03:05:10 GMTOut of control: FSU, OSU just win, baby State finally took control of its game against Indiana in the fourth quarter. That was still better than Florida State.RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:42:05 GMTNo. 21 Oklahoma State beats Missouri State 77-36, Okla. (AP) — Brittany Atkins scored 20 points, Roshunda Johnson had 12 assists to go with 12 points and No. 21 Oklahoma State easily handled Missouri State 77-36 on Saturday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsOklahomaStillwaterMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 23:11:33 GMTGreen leads Suns over Pacers 106-83 (AP) — Gerald Green led all scorers with 23 points Saturday and the Phoenix Suns remain one of the hottest teams in the NBA after their 106-83 road win over the Indiana Pacers.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:35:19 GMTCops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport (AP) — A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in the buff and bleeding, before being arrested, state police said.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:49:25 GMTNo. 14 Wisconsin holds off Iowa, 26-24 CITY, Iowa (AP) — Melvin Gordon's single-game rushing record barely lasted a week.LUKE MEREDITHsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballWisconsinIowaIowa CityUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 01:20:37 GMTNo. 22 Rutgers fends off LSU 64-57 ROUGE, La. (AP) — Tyler Scaife scored 16 points and Rachel Hollivay and Briyona Canty added 13 each as No. 22 Rutgers used a 9-3 run late in the game to break away from stubborn LSU 64-57 on Saturday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sports, 22 Nov 2014 23:52:18 GMTBighorn sheep dies after escaping from LA Zoo ANGELES (AP) — A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and died after being struck by a driver who fled the scene, authorities said.aGeneral newsAnimalsSheepZoological parksMammalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:45:32 GMTUtah midwife ordered to face trial in baby's death CITY, Utah (AP) — A Cedar City midwife has been ordered to stand trial on a felony manslaughter charge in the 2012 death of a premature baby.aGeneral newsHealthViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 01:04:44 GMTNo. 2 Alabama rolls past Western Carolina 48-14, Ala. (AP) — Banged up in two straight wins over SEC West bruisers, No. 2 Alabama took a while to overwhelm a lower-division team that wasn't supposed to be able to put up much of a fight.JOHN ZENORsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballAlabamaTuscaloosaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:29:16 GMTNo. 1 Florida State beats Boston College 20-17, Fla. (AP) — Quarterback Jameis Winston led top-ranked Florida State 66 yards to put Roberto Aguayo in position for a 26-yard field goal with three seconds remaining and the Seminoles remained perfect with a 20-17 victory over Boston College on Saturday.KAREEM COPELANDsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballFloridaTallahasseeUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 00:26:01 GMTMidterm elections get a yawn, but not in Oregon, Ore. (AP) — It's nearly as certain as Oregon's rainy season. When there's an election, voters in the state respond with an enthusiasm that's rare in most other places in America.TERRENCE PETTYJONATHAN J. COOPERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsState electionsState governmentsMid-term electionsVotingMinnesotaWashingtonWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 23:16:53 GMTSomalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya, Kenya (AP) — One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle.TOM ODULAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsTransportationTerrorismWar and unrestKenyaSomaliaNairobiEast AfricaAfrica, 23 Nov 2014 01:23:41 GMTMexico confirms US agent wounded in north in July CITY (AP) — The Mexican navy confirmed on Saturday that a U.S. marshal was wounded in Mexico while working with naval personnel in the northwestern state of Sinaloa during the summer.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Nov 2014 22:53:31 GMTStanford routs rival Cal 38-17 in 117th Big Game, Calif. (AP) — Stanford players paraded around the field with the Axe, sprinted into the tunnel and shouted so loud outside the visiting locker room at Memorial Stadium that they drowned out coach David Shaw's news conference in the next room.ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballProfessional footballCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:11:49 GMTUMaine fans fail to set world record for flannel, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine has fallen short in its quest to break the world record for having the most people in one place wearing flannel apparel.aGeneral newsSportsFootballRecord setting eventsMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 00:51:15 GMTBosh, Chalmers lift Heat over Magic 99-92, Fla. (AP) — Chris Bosh scored 14 of his season-high 32 points in the fourth quarter Saturday night, leading the Miami Heat to a 99-92 victory over the Orlando Magic.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballOrlandoFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:48:44 GMTWashington museum won't give up guns after all, Wash. (AP) — A small museum in northwestern Washington says it won't be removing all of the weapons from its World War II exhibit, after all.aGeneral newsMuseumsGun politicsWeapons laws and regulationsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment regulationsWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 23:42:49 GMTBoston bombing victim going home after amputation, Texas (AP) — A woman injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing who had several surgeries before having part of her leg amputated recently was discharged from a rehab facility Saturday and has vowed to run the race next year.aGeneral newsBoston Marathon bombingWomen's track and fieldBombingsMarathonsEventsTrack and fieldSportsWomen's sportsTexasAshevilleUnited StatesNorth AmericaNorth Carolina, 22 Nov 2014 23:21:34 GMTMariota has 4 TDs and Ducks beat Buffaloes 44-10, Ore. (AP) — Marcus Mariota got his curtain call at Autzen Stadium.ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOregonColoradoEugeneUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 02:30:32 GMTSuzy Whaley becomes 1st female officer at PGA (AP) — Suzy Whaley is taking another crack at golf's old boy's network.MICHAEL MAROTsSportsMen's golfWomen's golfSports governanceWomen's sportsGolfMen's sportsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 00:13:17 GMTOklahoma's Perine runs for record 427 yards, Okla. (AP) — As Samaje Perine churned up the yards, the rain-soaked crowd at half-filled Memorial Stadium chanted his name.CLIFF BRUNTsSportsRecord setting eventsCollege footballGeneral newsCollege sportsFootballOklahomaNormanKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 23:31:34 GMTGranada clings to 1-shot lead at LPGA finale, Fla. (AP) — Behind just about every green at Tiburon Golf Club was a leaderboard with more information than Stacy Lewis could digest.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsNaplesFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 23:45:51 GMTCops: Dad errantly shoots, kills son while hunting WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — Police say a father has accidentally shot and killed his adult son during a hunting trip in New Jersey.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 00:43:52 GMTMathews leads URI to 66-62 OT upset of Nebraska KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — E.C. Mathews scored 26 points, including six in overtime, to help the University of Rhode Island upset No. 21 Nebraska 66-62 on Saturday night.CAROLYN THORNTONsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsRhode IslandNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 03:09:33 GMTNo. 20 Oregon State swamps Concordia (Ore) 92-35, Ore. (AP) — Jamie Weisner had 16 points and 13 rebounds, Ruth Hamblin had 17 and 11 on Saturday and No. 20 Oregon State rolled to a 92-35 win over Concordia (Ore).sSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWomen's basketballWomen's sportsCorvallisOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 23:54:20 GMTSteen lifts Blues to 3-2 win over Senators, Ontario (AP) — Alex Steen's second-period goal stood up as the game-winner in the St. Louis Blues' 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsOntarioOttawaCanadaNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 01:18:58 GMTMan sets house on fire, kills responding deputy, Fla. (AP) — A man set his house on fire and then started shooting at responding police officers and firefighters Saturday, killing a deputy and wounding another one before he was shot to death by law enforcement, authorities said.BRENDAN FARRINGTONaGeneral newsFiresViolent crimeCrimePoliceAccidents and disastersLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsTallahasseeFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 23:49:54 GMTJapan earthquake collapses homes, causes injuries (AP) — A strong earthquake in the mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics destroyed more than half a dozen homes in a ski resort town and injured at least 30 people, officials said.KEN MORITSUGUMARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsProperty damageNatural disasters2011 Japan earthquake and tsunamiAccidents and disastersEventsAccidentsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryJapanEast AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 01:29:37 GMTNo. 14 Wisconsin holds off Iowa 26-24 CITY, Iowa (AP) — Melvin Gordon surpassed 2,000 yard rushing with 200 yards and two touchdowns, and 14th-ranked Wisconsin held off Iowa 26-24 on Saturday for its sixth straight win.LUKE MEREDITHsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballWisconsinIowaIowa CityUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 00:09:34 GMTWilson, No. 15 Arizona run past No. 20 Utah 42-10 LAKE CITY (AP) — Freshman Nick Wilson ran for 218 yards and three touchdowns as No. 15 Arizona overcame an injury to quarterback Anu Solomon and pulled away from No. 20 Utah 42-10 on Saturday.MATTHEW COLESsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballArizonaUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 00:23:37 GMTMitchell's goal lifts Sabres past Capitals, 2-1 (AP) — Torrey Mitchell scored the tiebreaking goal with 7:42 left, Jhonas Enroth stopped 43 shots, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 Saturday night for their third straight win.HARVEY VALENTINEsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDistrict of ColumbiaBuffaloNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 23 Nov 2014 03:00:44 GMT