FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:25:00 -0700DHS says airstrikes may have 'disrupted' plottinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/affe3f8df27b49df9299a2f6f110249cWASHINGTON (AP) — There is no indication of advanced al-Qaida or Islamic State group terror plotting inside the United States, but airstrikes in Syria may have temporarily disrupted attack planning against U.S. or Western targets, according to a security bulletin Tuesday from the FBI and the Homeland Security Department.ALICIA A. CALDWELLEILEEN SULLIVANwGovernment and politicsTerrorismWar and unrestGeneral newsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesSyriaMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/affe3f8df27b49df9299a2f6f110249cTue, 23 Sep 2014 22:41:01 GMTJudge dismisses snowboarder suit against ski areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc429d4be876472ca9ed590527278385SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Utah has thrown out a lawsuit brought by snowboarders against one of the last ski resorts in the country to prohibit their sport.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciarySalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc429d4be876472ca9ed590527278385Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:53:20 GMTSheriff's deputies sentenced for blocking probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fbb8e60277e4158b692123c807ec61eLOS ANGELES (AP) — Six current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies, sergeants and lieutenants were sentenced Tuesday to federal prison for trying to block an FBI probe into alleged guard abuses in the nation's largest jail system.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsSmugglingPoliceLegal proceedingsCrimeIntelligence agenciesLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fbb8e60277e4158b692123c807ec61eTue, 23 Sep 2014 21:50:05 GMTInjuries reported in Wyoming gas tank blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c7fabb792d24b2f8c8dc3f90f36b7d0CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — An explosion in a western Wyoming gas field injured several workers on Tuesday as they cleaned a natural gas storage tank.MEAD GRUVERaGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsWyomingUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c7fabb792d24b2f8c8dc3f90f36b7d0Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:53:46 GMTWould US have right of hot pursuit in Syria?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2f0686a650f4382bf09b73754d5a812WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration officials returned Tuesday to citing Congress' 2001 authorization to wage war on the terrorists responsible for the 9/11 attacks as legal grounding for its overnight airstrikes against Islamic State militants and an al-Qaida affiliate inside Syria.STEPHEN BRAUNwGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsTerrorismWar and unrestLegislatureInternational relationsInternational lawGeneral newsIraqUnited StatesSyriaMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2f0686a650f4382bf09b73754d5a812Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:50:39 GMTPastor: UPS gunman was 'troubled' over workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b476ba57f224c71ae9738e4e74a282fBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The man who killed two former co-workers and then himself at a UPS shipping center Tuesday had told some people that he was having problems at work but never suggested the situation might turn violent, his pastor said.JAY REEVESaGeneral newsViolent crimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsCrimeIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessBirminghamAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b476ba57f224c71ae9738e4e74a282fTue, 23 Sep 2014 22:39:52 GMTWill Derek Jeter's reign in the Bronx end in rain?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbc7b643cf69475e8e5edeca04fc9e1eNEW YORK (AP) — Looks as though there might be rain when Derek Jeter ends his reign in the Bronx.BEN WALKERsSportsMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBronxNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbc7b643cf69475e8e5edeca04fc9e1eWed, 24 Sep 2014 00:01:12 GMTMercedes labor chief seeks UAW foothold in Alabamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b43f8d196ca84140983884d706e8dc7bThe head labor official on Daimler AG's supervisory board says he considers it "unacceptable" that the German automaker's Mercedes plant in Alabama stands alone among the company's factories around the world without union representation for its workers.ERIK SCHELZIGaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAlabamaTuscaloosaChattanoogaTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b43f8d196ca84140983884d706e8dc7bTue, 23 Sep 2014 21:42:42 GMTGabby Giffords: I'm still fightinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca1a1a48208f406294f7e53e6de0eae3TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Gabby Giffords is busy.ASTRID GALVANaGeneral newsWeapons laws and regulationsGun politicsGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsTucsonArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca1a1a48208f406294f7e53e6de0eae3Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:33:24 GMTCitizens Financial sets IPO at $21.50 a sharehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aef2c92ed95f4981b1cda90105f7219eNEW YORK (AP) — Citizens Financial Group Inc. has raised about $3 billion in its initial public offering of stock that was priced at $21.50 a share, below the expected range.fBusinessCorporate stockCorporate newsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aef2c92ed95f4981b1cda90105f7219eWed, 24 Sep 2014 00:12:31 GMTPictures shows aging, bald imprisoned music legendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06cbff8c881f453d9d6cf3d01d789c66LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two newly released photos of Phil Spector show the toll of age and prison on the once flamboyant music legend.LINDA DEUTSCHeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAgingSeniors' healthHealthCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06cbff8c881f453d9d6cf3d01d789c66Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:13:47 GMTArizona fugitive captured after months on runhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f324dd028b23427e9ee78f1721ca32feFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A former personal trainer who broke free from an Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop and pulling apart a security fence is back in custody after months on the run, authorities said Tuesday.FELICIA FONSECAaGeneral newsPrison breaksFugitivesCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderArizonaFlagstaffUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f324dd028b23427e9ee78f1721ca32feTue, 23 Sep 2014 21:52:54 GMTFederal prison population drops by roughly 4,800http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfa5bfd2bc9344f5bf2e0957d6800072WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal prison population has dropped in the last year by roughly 4,800, the first time in several decades that the inmate count has gone down, according to the Justice Department.ERIC TUCKERwGovernment and politicsCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderGeneral newsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfa5bfd2bc9344f5bf2e0957d6800072Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:26:50 GMTObama urges world to follow US lead on climatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/826991c701584a7dad24dd09e3d7b353UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States' lead on the issue, even as a United Nations summit revealed the many obstacles that still stand in the way of wider agreements to reduce heat-trapping pollution.DINA CAPPIELLOSETH BORENSTEINiGeneral newsEnvironmental policyClimateEnergy and the environmentEnvironmental concernsSummitsForestsGovernment and politicsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyAir qualityInternational relationsWildlifeLand environmentChinaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/826991c701584a7dad24dd09e3d7b353Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:48:32 GMTManning sues Defense Dept. for gender treatmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa8b14381d974b3a9bbb22454f2a58daConvicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning asked a federal court Tuesday to order the Defense Department to provide hormone therapy and other treatment for her gender identity condition while she serves her 35-year sentence in military confinement.DAVID DISHNEAUaGeneral newsGender issuesMilitary correctional systemsLegal proceedingsArmed forcesSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsMilitary affairsLaw and orderUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa8b14381d974b3a9bbb22454f2a58daTue, 23 Sep 2014 23:18:23 GMTNASCAR sets testing ban that includes Daytona 500http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5345f56b6944d629c26e18950452a8fCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR announced a new rules package Tuesday that will ban all private testing in 2015, including the annual Daytona 500 test, and levy the stiffest penalty possible on any team caught conducting its own sessions.JENNA FRYERsSportsDaytona 500Automobile racingNASCAREventsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5345f56b6944d629c26e18950452a8fTue, 23 Sep 2014 23:05:07 GMTHernandez cousin gets probation on contempt chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c54e1ff568494bd3bafc4751784e56ddBOSTON (AP) — A cousin of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was sentenced Tuesday to two years of probation after pleading guilty to contempt for refusing to testify before the grand jury that indicted Hernandez in the 2012 killings of two Boston men.aGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderBostonBristolMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaConnecticuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c54e1ff568494bd3bafc4751784e56ddTue, 23 Sep 2014 23:08:05 GMTMan accused of driving into Maui runners releasedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ebd3afbec454f73a1670f401e1bd7a2WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A 22-year-old man was arrested and charged with drunk driving after plowing into a group of people at the start of the Maui Marathon.aGeneral newsCrimeReckless endangermentHawaiiWailukuUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ebd3afbec454f73a1670f401e1bd7a2Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:01:56 GMTColombia: Venezuela must be 'constructive' at UNhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50e72bc987c44f6eaebed4ef83212c32NEW YORK (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he expects Venezuela to win a seat on the U.N. Security Council and hopes the country will play a "constructive" role on the organization's most powerful body.ALEXANDRA OLSONaGeneral newsUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingGovernment and politicsEventsInternational relationsVenezuelaColombiaUnited StatesNew YorkLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50e72bc987c44f6eaebed4ef83212c32Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:04:20 GMTPolice: Man charged with abduction with intent to defile in missing Virginia student casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/772b6264ea5b41b4b40c8bca9c2b3e64CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police: Man charged with abduction with intent to defile in missing Virginia student case.aGeneral newsMissing personsCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/772b6264ea5b41b4b40c8bca9c2b3e64Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:15:34 GMTThings to know about $8B wind energy proposalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8d18ef401d24abb96a155e671f34841CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — An alliance of four companies has proposed an $8 billion project to supply the Los Angeles area with large amounts of electricity from a wind farm in Wyoming. Here are a few things to know about the ambitious project:aBusinessGeneral newsEnergy and the environmentUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAgriculture and the environmentWyomingLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8d18ef401d24abb96a155e671f34841Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:08:50 GMTMo'ne Davis to donate jersey to Hall of Famehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f869f4ef19ab49aa9eb6e5ce710e182eCOOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Mo'ne Davis' performance in the Little League World Series has earned her a place in baseball's Hall of Fame.sSportsLittle League World SeriesYouth baseballBaseballEventsMuseumsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelMen's sportsYouth sportsProfessional baseballNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f869f4ef19ab49aa9eb6e5ce710e182eTue, 23 Sep 2014 23:12:51 GMTSeahawks on top of AP Pro32 rankingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7044036d820f43faab222672131d5fa3NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Wilson's clutch plays in overtime helped the Seattle Seahawks fend off Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. It also put them on top of the latest AP Pro32 power rankings.SIMMI BUTTARsSportsProfessional footballFootballSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7044036d820f43faab222672131d5fa3Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:33:22 GMTBig new iPhone brings Apple more profithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbcb0487d9b34b87a272dd6cd4274eedSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's largest iPhone is selling for $100 more than its other new model, but an outside research firm estimated Tuesday that it costs Apple only $15.50 more to make the more expensive version.BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyMobile phonesConsumer electronicsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbcb0487d9b34b87a272dd6cd4274eedTue, 23 Sep 2014 21:39:06 GMTBoard to release Ryan Leaf to Texas officialshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b9e4391525e47be8705bde4e9f22208HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's parole board has decided to release former quarterback Ryan Leaf to authorities in Texas, where he was recently sentenced for violating his probation.aGeneral newsSportsFootballCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentTexasMontanaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b9e4391525e47be8705bde4e9f22208Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:06:25 GMTSuspect charged in case of missing UVa studenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b98d3e2dbe5243b8a0422e0f16cd69a9CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A suspect has been charged in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student, but the man has not been apprehended, police said Tuesday night.aGeneral newsMissing personsEducationSocial affairsCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b98d3e2dbe5243b8a0422e0f16cd69a9Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:46:38 GMTPolice deliver pie after Pizza Hut driver hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cd1ffb8187f472e855021f695ed46f4PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police officers often deliver citations, and in urgent circumstances they've been known to deliver a baby. Now, here comes pizza.aBusinessGeneral newsOdditiesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cd1ffb8187f472e855021f695ed46f4Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:50:58 GMTWharf fire disrupts Los Angeles-area portshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d70987b1658a4962889918db128481ffLOS ANGELES (AP) — A fire that raged overnight on the underside of an old wooden wharf was finally quelled Tuesday but not before all container terminals at the Port of Los Angeles and several in adjacent Long Beach harbor were shut down because of worries about unhealthy smoke.CHRISTOPHER WEBERaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessPrimary and secondary educationFiresEducationSocial affairsAccidents and disastersLos AngelesLong BeachCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d70987b1658a4962889918db128481ffTue, 23 Sep 2014 23:04:10 GMTOil near its low for the year despite turmoilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cd5d167423249638ac021bcdb1e4b6eNEW YORK (AP) — The oil market has lost its jitters.JONATHAN FAHEYaBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyUnited StatesIraqNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cd5d167423249638ac021bcdb1e4b6eTue, 23 Sep 2014 21:45:02 GMTSheriff: Distraction may have killed Nevada racerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ba9ff7225554892aa23d863123592c3LAS VEGAS (AP) — A veteran race driver from California may have been distracted for a moment before his silver 1997 Porsche 993 crashed off a sweeping turn and exploded into a fireball close to the finish line of a high-speed highway road rally in rural Nevada, the local sheriff said Tuesday.KEN RITTERaGeneral newsSportsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNevadaLas VegasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ba9ff7225554892aa23d863123592c3Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:57:01 GMTProvidence: Mayor OK to send firemen to gay paradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a52045c60baf4b2faa6d67232b8d9211PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci did not violate the rights of firefighters ordered to drive a fire truck in a 2001 gay pride parade, a lawyer for the city argued to the Rhode Island Supreme Court on Tuesday.MICHELLE R. SMITHaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansCivil rights violationsMunicipal governmentsCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryProvidenceRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a52045c60baf4b2faa6d67232b8d9211Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:08:35 GMTWind energy proposal would light Los Angeles homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1503f3f3ec44f45a76b870dc9e00444LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of four companies proposed an $8 billion project Tuesday that within a decade could send wind power generated on the plains of Wyoming to households in Southern California.MICHAEL R. BLOODMEAD GRUVERaBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryEnvironmental policyEnergy and the environmentGovernment regulationsMunicipal governmentsEnvironmental concernsCavesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsIndustriesUtilitiesGovernment policyLocal governmentsClimateIndustrial products and servicesAgriculture and the environmentCaliforniaLos AngelesUnited StatesWyomingUtahNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1503f3f3ec44f45a76b870dc9e00444Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:06:34 GMTMeters eyed as possible cause of Nevada fireshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef14526363624c72904dc02852f6c651RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada utility officials said Tuesday they will turn over all data demanded by state regulators investigating whether smart electricity meters pose a fire danger.SCOTT SONNERhtBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessTechnologyFiresIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsAccidents and disastersRenoNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef14526363624c72904dc02852f6c651Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:42:45 GMTVenezuelan president follows Chavez's NY footstepshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/638fd740d4a0427094d2a9e43aff9f76NEW YORK (AP) — Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro is following in the footsteps of the late Hugo Chavez in his first presidential visit to the Big Apple.EVA FONTJOSHUA GOODMANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsVenezuelaNew YorkNew York CityLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/638fd740d4a0427094d2a9e43aff9f76Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:49:50 GMTSelig hopes Jeter will wind up owning teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a50271ad82844843b03285e403a2e146NEW YORK (AP) — Commissioner Bud Selig hopes Derek Jeter will join baseball's ownership ranks after retiring as a player.RONALD BLUMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a50271ad82844843b03285e403a2e146Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:42:27 GMTSue Bird 1st 4-time player on US basketball rosterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8103c64688034b3f840cfe64dfe7021bSue Bird is in a class by herself.DOUG FEINBERGs2014 FIBA Women's Basketball World ChampionshipsFIBA Women's Basketball World ChampionshipsInternational basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballSportsEventsCollege basketballCollege sportsProfessional basketballUnited StatesCzech RepublicNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8103c64688034b3f840cfe64dfe7021bTue, 23 Sep 2014 23:35:25 GMTDenver area students walk out of school in protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0b603f473a748e69c8acd41c752f45fARVADA, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, providing a show of civil disobedience that the new standards would aim to downplay.COLLEEN SLEVINP. SOLOMON BANDAaGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationProtests and demonstrationsEducationSocial affairsPolitical and civil unrestSchool curriculaHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSchool administrationColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0b603f473a748e69c8acd41c752f45fTue, 23 Sep 2014 22:26:44 GMTGirlfriend: Poisoned doctor suspected loverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37d2836e720c405198533a6905d49f00HOUSTON (AP) — The girlfriend of a Texas researcher who prosecutors allege was poisoned by a woman with whom he was having an affair testified Tuesday that her boyfriend suspected the woman was responsible but was afraid to contact authorities.JUAN A. LOZANOaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37d2836e720c405198533a6905d49f00Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:17:38 GMTSan Diego philanthropist launches newspaper bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/759c6132eccf49a3a11a5829199a5187SAN DIEGO (AP) — An octogenarian philanthropist launched a bid to buy San Diego's dominant newspaper and turn it into one of the nation's largest nonprofit news organizations, while another major Southern California publisher ceased publication of its Los Angeles newspaper after only five months.ELLIOT SPAGATaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessNewspapersNews mediaMediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesOwnership changesCorporate newsProducts and servicesCaliforniaSan DiegoLos AngelesSanta AnaRiversideUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/759c6132eccf49a3a11a5829199a5187Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:51:57 GMTWoman breaks window, rescues baby in San Antoniohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64a15d28484246109b35cdf8300f1dd5SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A woman who noticed a baby in a hot car in a parking lot in San Antonio used a tire iron to smash the windshield and rescue the child.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64a15d28484246109b35cdf8300f1dd5Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:17:55 GMTTraffic resumes on highway hit by deadly landslidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c400690998d4c51adb0b0b5c116d859OSO, Wash. (AP) — Traffic was for the most part flowing freely in two directions on a state highway that was blocked by a huge landslide six months ago in Washington state that killed 43 people.aGeneral newsTrafficNatural disastersTransportationAccidents and disastersWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c400690998d4c51adb0b0b5c116d859Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:14:37 GMTReview: 'Boxtrolls' has a demented charmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9317aad10b3e4b2387c729eb968fd77aA spooky surrealism has been the specialty of the Oregon-based animation studio Laika, the Pacific Northwest purveyors of 3-D stop-motion.JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentAnimation and comicsChildren's entertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9317aad10b3e4b2387c729eb968fd77aTue, 23 Sep 2014 22:45:24 GMTUS calls for NKorea to shut 'evil' prison campshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69a96a4727c445b188ae8438207700f3NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Tuesday for North Korea to shut down its "evil system" of prison camps.MATTHEW PENNINGTONaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNorth KoreaUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69a96a4727c445b188ae8438207700f3Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:10:56 GMTLawyer: Offers made for closed Revel casinohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b41e125229c4b5a878a1a33cff8c65fATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The lawyer for a Florida developer who has offered $90 million for the former Revel casino in Atlantic City says multiple offers have been received for it, and an auction will be held Wednesday.WAYNE PARRYaBusinessGeneral newsAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b41e125229c4b5a878a1a33cff8c65fTue, 23 Sep 2014 22:42:02 GMTTribes from US, Canada sign bison treatyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb935679e2014e56b5d7acfe6f38a71dBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Native tribes from the U.S. and Canada signed a treaty Tuesday establishing an inter-tribal alliance to restore bison to areas of the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains where millions of the animals once roamed.MATTHEW BROWNaGeneral newsNative AmericansAnimalsBisonNational parksWildlifeInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsMammalsDiplomacyEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelEnvironmentCanadaUnited StatesMontanaNorth AmericaBillingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb935679e2014e56b5d7acfe6f38a71dTue, 23 Sep 2014 21:37:22 GMTAP source: Offers made for closed Revel casinohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be447446451e407fb7a96725c0a716ecATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A person familiar with efforts to find a buyer for the shuttered Revel casino in Atlantic City says "multiple" offers have come in.WAYNE PARRYfBusinessAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be447446451e407fb7a96725c0a716ecTue, 23 Sep 2014 22:30:58 GMTTeen pleads innocent to rape that followed UO gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1188c4a2b64b46fdb8f5090bd15172b6PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A young offender accused of raping a woman during a supervised group outing to a University of Oregon football game pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Tuesday in Eugene.STEVEN DUBOISaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeCollege footballGovernment programsVirtual worldsCrimes against childrenLaw and orderViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsCollege sportsSportsFootballGovernment and politicsRecreation and leisureLifestyleOregonEugenePortlandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1188c4a2b64b46fdb8f5090bd15172b6Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:04:29 GMTJudge will make Detroit water decision Mondayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e397d5a2b6448529eaf2769dc4a0fc9DETROIT (AP) — A lawyer representing poor Detroit residents urged a judge Tuesday to suspend water shutoffs until next spring and order the city to come up with a new way to keep a critical service in place for people who simply can't afford it.ED WHITEaBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsUtilitiesIndustriesLaw and orderWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e397d5a2b6448529eaf2769dc4a0fc9Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:37:57 GMTVatican puts ex-Dominican envoy under house arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9661999861404dddabfb2fcd6df28b78VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican put its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic under house arrest Tuesday after opening a criminal trial against him, the first time a high-ranking Vatican official has ever faced criminal charges for sexually abusing youngsters.NICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsChristianityCrimeArrestsReligionSocial affairsViolent crimeReligious issuesSocial issuesLaw and orderDominican RepublicVatican CitySanto DomingoCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9661999861404dddabfb2fcd6df28b78Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:40:32 GMTProposal would send Wyoming wind energy to LAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c0bc9f026be478f98ca3881d93c26fdLOS ANGELES (AP) — Four companies proposed an $8 billion project Tuesday that within a decade could send wind energy generated on the plains of Wyoming to power-thirsty households in Southern California.MICHAEL R. BLOODMEAD GRUVERaBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryEnergy and the environmentMunicipal governmentsAgriculture and the environmentCavesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureIndustriesUtilitiesLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsWyomingCaliforniaLos AngelesUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c0bc9f026be478f98ca3881d93c26fdTue, 23 Sep 2014 21:39:52 GMT