FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 01 Nov 2014 06:21:47 -07001 Dem Senate candidate welcoming Obama's helphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cca408aabd844597aa087ac006b17411WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is finding something unusual in his late campaign push before Tuesday's election — a Democratic Senate candidate willing to appear with him.NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politicsCampaignsSenate electionsState governmentsLegislaturePolitical partiesElectionsState electionsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesMichiganNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cca408aabd844597aa087ac006b17411Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:58:57 GMTAfghan president: Corruption, security top issueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b2ac46520c349d491fc120a0f66ef86KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai vowed Saturday to crack down on corruption and ensure security in his nation, even as insurgent attacks in an eastern province killed at least 12 local troops.RAHIM FAIEZLYNNE O'DONNELLiGeneral newsWar and unrestPolitical corruptionPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b2ac46520c349d491fc120a0f66ef86Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:05:03 GMTAs election closes in, Obama on center stagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c717016d6b6a474aa824a45c3ce530e7WASHINGTON (AP) — Clashing views from the White House and Republicans about the nation's trajectory are closing out the final week before Election Day.JIM KUHNHENNpGovernment and politicsElectionsVotingState electionsMid-term electionsLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical organizationsDistrict of ColumbiaArkansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c717016d6b6a474aa824a45c3ce530e7Sat, 01 Nov 2014 10:18:10 GMTDuck farming fading away on New York's Long Islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44296324660e4564a17fdf7cef37c18aFLANDERS, N.Y. (AP) — When Brooklyn chef Jason Marcus talks about preparing Long Island duck, he can't help salivating.FRANK ELTMANaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleHome and gardenCultural preservationIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsCulturesSocial affairsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44296324660e4564a17fdf7cef37c18aSat, 01 Nov 2014 13:02:49 GMTYemen Shiite rebels kill 4 Islamist party guardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f6895941f474e418d11fefda810b408SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen Shiite rebels attacked an Islamist party headquarters in a central province killing four guards and blowing up the building overnight, security officials said.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f6895941f474e418d11fefda810b408Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:55:13 GMTIraqi peshmerga fighters prepare for Syria battlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b7dee2c596f46d0868b80990530e4bbMURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepared Saturday to battle Islamic State group militants in the Syrian border town of Kobani, just hours after they arrived in a town that's become a focal point in the battle against the extremists.ELENA BECATOROSBASSEM MROUEiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSyriaTurkeyUnited StatesMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b7dee2c596f46d0868b80990530e4bbSat, 01 Nov 2014 12:04:33 GMTList of Senate candidates with House backgroundshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64aae0ff0edd4c7487c7e6d575bed9cdCurrent or former House members who are Senate candidates in Tuesday's elections:The Associated PresspGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsHouse electionsLegislatureGeneral electionsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64aae0ff0edd4c7487c7e6d575bed9cdSat, 01 Nov 2014 11:47:06 GMTBoko Haram denies truce, kidnapped girls marriedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc6303a492c448218e24cc746f2cba99MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and said more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off.HARUNA UMARMICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsPrisoner exchangeKidnappingCease firesGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsCrimeNigeriaAfricaChadWest AfricaCentral Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc6303a492c448218e24cc746f2cba99Sat, 01 Nov 2014 10:27:52 GMT2 Vietnamese arrested in South Africa on poachinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4133762602a44c0b818499b6097ecc8JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police say they have arrested two Vietnamese and confiscated a large number of rhinoceros horns as part of an anti-poaching operation.iGeneral newsAnimal poaching and smugglingArrestsRhinocerosCrimeEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWildlifeLaw and orderMammalsAnimalsSouth AfricaVietnamSouthern AfricaAfricaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4133762602a44c0b818499b6097ecc8Sat, 01 Nov 2014 09:45:51 GMTReunion for Dallas nurse who survived Ebola, doghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66f09ad141ed4bcebe26a875fdb2954bDALLAS (AP) — A Dallas nurse who recovered from Ebola is set to be reunited with her dog, which has been quarantined since his owner fell ill.aGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66f09ad141ed4bcebe26a875fdb2954bSat, 01 Nov 2014 12:27:19 GMTSenate changes as more former House members joinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/595c9e79a59644a5a5600878011b3f16WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is becoming nearly as rancorous as the House, and many say one reason is an influx of senators who served in that sharp-elbowed lower chamber. Tuesday's elections may leave the august Senate with more former members than ever from the rough-and-tumble House.ALAN FRAMpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureNational electionsPolitical partiesFilibustersPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/595c9e79a59644a5a5600878011b3f16Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:41:02 GMTCalif. storms go south; evacuations in Ventura Ctyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c989ea8feb6c477cbe9c481f435b4fb0SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly a dozen homes north of Los Angeles were evacuated over mudslide concerns, a fire captain said early Saturday, after storms that rained on the San Francisco Giants' World Series championship parade moved south.The Associated PressaGeneral newsEvacuationsStormsWeatherAccidents and disastersMLB World SeriesEventsNatural disastersMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSportsCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c989ea8feb6c477cbe9c481f435b4fb0Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:15:17 GMTNew question in Texas: Can Davis survive defeat?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49a6557f1998437a8a52964791dad657KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — It's a sunny afternoon just before the election and Wendy Davis isn't addressing an arena packed with adoring supporters, speaking on national television or working a hotel ballroom of top donors.WILL WEISSERTPAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsState legislatureFilibustersLegislatureTexasKilleenUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49a6557f1998437a8a52964791dad657Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:46:48 GMTUN: At least 1,273 Iraqis killed in Octoberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/531ed871dec04464920d1ff139ee9d92BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations mission in Baghdad says at least 1,273 Iraqis were killed in violence in October, a slight increase compared to last month amid the ongoing assault by the extremist Islamic State group.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/531ed871dec04464920d1ff139ee9d92Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:14:22 GMTReport says 60,000 veterans get triple benefitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27d629d1670b497ab0277b777edfa43dWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 60,000 veterans were triple dippers last year, drawing a total of $3.5 billion in military retirement pay plus veterans and Social Security disability benefits at the same time, congressional auditors report.MATTHEW DALYwGovernment and politicsVeteransOccupational injuries and disabilitiesGovernment pensions and social securityGovernment programsLegislatureMilitary affairsMilitary and defensePersonnelBusinessGovernment business and financehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27d629d1670b497ab0277b777edfa43dSat, 01 Nov 2014 09:07:33 GMTRussia's top radio station slapped by governmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e339bfc6634f4d0285c6720035411df7MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian government's communications watchdog has issued a warning to a top independent radio station over a program about Ukraine.iGeneral newsGovernment programsGovernment and politicsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e339bfc6634f4d0285c6720035411df7Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:17:01 GMTAlexander Levy builds 4-shot lead in Shanghaihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85c16809e9f44a13a9e9c698439b748cSHANGHAI (AP) — Alexander Levy sent his 40-foot putt across the sixth green and down a steep ridge toward the cup, and when it curled in the left side, he turned toward his caddie with arms raised and a smile that lit up Lake Malaren on an overcast day.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfShanghaiEast AsiaEuropeChinaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85c16809e9f44a13a9e9c698439b748cSat, 01 Nov 2014 09:58:25 GMTSuicide car bomber kills 9 Afghan police, soldiershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39232755f489466cbdb1ed061e4b86c3KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says at least nine members of the country's security forces have been killed in a suicide attack in eastern Logar province.iGeneral newsPoliceTerrorismWar and unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39232755f489466cbdb1ed061e4b86c3Sat, 01 Nov 2014 10:06:51 GMTBlackout hits Bangladesh as line from India failshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3cf2f36509846a092507a08b63e1adbDHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh was struggling to restore power hours after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed on Saturday, causing a nationwide blackout, and officials said it would take at least 12 more hours to repair the system.JULHAS ALAMiGeneral newsPower outagesEnergy industryProduction facilitiesService outagesUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessIndustrial products and servicesCorporate newsIndiaBangladeshDhakaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3cf2f36509846a092507a08b63e1adbSat, 01 Nov 2014 13:10:32 GMTSpain police nab 19 suspected of trafficking womenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29e62d85896f4f9d8319a6d05674b122MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested 19 people suspected of smuggling Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian women into the country for the purpose of prostitution.iGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeSpainEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29e62d85896f4f9d8319a6d05674b122Sat, 01 Nov 2014 13:01:31 GMTCruise ship stuck off Norway, no damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbff4de787f2475b81721b1ca3f9793dCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Bahamas-registered cruise liner that ran aground in the northern Norway a few months ago did it again on Saturday, in sight of the pier where it was to be moored.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNorwayUnited KingdomDenmarkWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbff4de787f2475b81721b1ca3f9793dSat, 01 Nov 2014 13:00:41 GMTUK warns travelers they could be terror targetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20042851f03e4158a2c7f5664b5beb47LONDON (AP) — Britain has taken the unusual step of issuing a general terror warning to all U.K. travelers overseas because of fears that they could be targeted by Islamic State group terrorists seeking revenge for coalition actions in the Middle East.iGeneral newsTerrorismInternational relationsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20042851f03e4158a2c7f5664b5beb47Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:01:26 GMTBody of Zambian president arrives homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de890e47e0054e8496de2d2d81a271c7LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — A chartered plane carrying the body of Zambian President Michael Sata arrived on Saturday in Zambia from London, where the president died in a hospital after a long illness.NOEL SICHALWEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsZambiaLusakaSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de890e47e0054e8496de2d2d81a271c7Sat, 01 Nov 2014 10:15:47 GMTWhy excessively low inflation can damage economieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afc3796c1e954838b31736d422aeb826WASHINGTON (AP) — In explaining its surprise move Friday to inject more stimulus into the financial system, the Bank of Japan cited one main factor: Prices that are too low.The Associated PresswBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afc3796c1e954838b31736d422aeb826Sat, 01 Nov 2014 13:01:30 GMT'We just had a hunch': US marshals nab Eric Freinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eab4bfe192284182b75d58d8e3ed505bMOUNTAINHOME, Pa. (AP) — Scott Malkowski, a task force commander with the U.S. Marshals Service, spied a figure moving from the woods toward an abandoned airplane hangar in the Pocono Mountains. Looking at his face, his black hat and fleece, and his height and weight, Malkowski was certain he had his man.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eab4bfe192284182b75d58d8e3ed505bSat, 01 Nov 2014 12:41:31 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f11a726579a84541afb4b293508f46a3WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f11a726579a84541afb4b293508f46a3Sat, 01 Nov 2014 09:09:33 GMTBoko Haram leader threatens to kill German hostagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3b8b577927145549a4e2daafe22abc2MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremists is threatening to kill a captured German.iGeneral newsHostage situationsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsPrisoner exchangeMissing personsGovernment and politicsKidnappingLocal governmentsCrimeNigeriaGermanyWest AfricaAfricaWestern EuropeEuropeChadCentral Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3b8b577927145549a4e2daafe22abc2Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:41:14 GMTInvestigators, Branson go to spacecraft crash sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43e422a5da3641d1a1ea950b497fa511MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Federal accident investigators are headed to a desert crash site where a winged spaceship designed to give wealthy tourists a high-altitude view of Earth broke up during a test flight, killing one pilot and badly injuring another.BRIAN MELLEYaBusinessGeneral newsScienceTravelLifestyleAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43e422a5da3641d1a1ea950b497fa511Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:57:48 GMT8 convicted for alleged same-sex wedding in Egypthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa5b678b40924588b2c0b23df5c46341CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday convicted eight men for "inciting debauchery" following their appearance in an alleged same-sex wedding party on a Nile boat, sentencing each of them to three years in prison.iGeneral newsGays and lesbiansCrimeArrestsLegal proceedingsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderEgyptNorth AfricaMiddle EastAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa5b678b40924588b2c0b23df5c46341Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:53:28 GMTMoore, Na tied after 3 rounds of CIMB Classichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72083fa517f44981a7ae6bbde5774ae4KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Defending champion Ryan Moore will draw on the experience of last year's narrow victory when he enters the final round of the CIMB Classic on Sunday tied for the lead with Kevin Na.CHRIS LINESsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfMalaysiaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72083fa517f44981a7ae6bbde5774ae4Sat, 01 Nov 2014 10:21:40 GMTSouth Africa arrests 2 Vietnamese for poachinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23d5b8c55c8a4c8eab5e0a257d58c66eJOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police have arrested two Vietnamese and confiscated a large number of rhinoceros horns as part of an anti-poaching operation, authorities said Saturday.CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsAnimal poaching and smugglingArrestsRhinocerosCrimeEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWildlifeLaw and orderMammalsAnimalsScienceSouth AfricaAfricaVietnamSouthern AfricaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23d5b8c55c8a4c8eab5e0a257d58c66eSat, 01 Nov 2014 10:14:33 GMTNurse free to move about as restrictions easedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a357699ddb9d428cb3c2fdb78ae6ddf4FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a Maine judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her, handing officials in Maine a defeat in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola.ROBERT F. BUKATYaGeneral newsHealthLegal proceedingsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsLaw and orderOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleMaineUnited StatesWest AfricaAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a357699ddb9d428cb3c2fdb78ae6ddf4Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:18:01 GMTOnce sleepy campaign issue, education gains clouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be51964a0654491a1bb3ad5c85d7395MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Middle school art teacher Cynthia Bliss laced up her sneakers, grabbed a jacket and spent most of a recent Saturday asking strangers to help her oust Republican Gov. Scott Walker from office.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsEducationState governmentsMid-term electionsSocial affairsTeachingLabor issuesSocial issuesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessWisconsinMadisonMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be51964a0654491a1bb3ad5c85d7395Sat, 01 Nov 2014 09:19:15 GMTDriver sought in crash that killed 3 on Halloweenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da865d695d18422dbe6e183d32a4fb02LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles area authorities say they're looking for a motorist who crashed into three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes, leaving them with fatal injuries and fleeing the scene.ANDREW DALTONaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleLos AngelesCaliforniaSanta AnaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da865d695d18422dbe6e183d32a4fb02Sat, 01 Nov 2014 13:13:46 GMTAustralia wildfires kill firefighter, raze 2 homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4692e29aea54cedb7a28639248f001cSYDNEY (AP) — A firefighter has been killed and at least two homes have been destroyed by Australian spring wildfires, officials said Saturday.iGeneral newsProperty damageNatural disastersFiresAccidents and disastersAustraliaSydneyOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4692e29aea54cedb7a28639248f001cSat, 01 Nov 2014 09:40:41 GMTFor a man without a party, turnout is big testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c6942f50524463eb06364a4a6f95632OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (AP) — Independent candidate Greg Orman, running a surprisingly competitive race for the Senate in Kansas, has based his campaign on his disdain for both major political parties. But the parties have something the Kansas City businessman could really use right now: an established get out the vote operation.THOMAS BEAUMONTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsLegislatureKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c6942f50524463eb06364a4a6f95632Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:45:16 GMTUkraine rebels to hold election, despite criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93824959a6ac4b98b7774b6a98e4be07DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine prepared Saturday to elect legislators and executives in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but backed by Russia.NATALIYA VASILYEVAiGeneral newsInternational agreementsWar and unrestElectionsGovernment and politicsLocal electionsInternational relationsUkraineDonetskRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93824959a6ac4b98b7774b6a98e4be07Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:29:55 GMTIraqi officials say Islamic State group lines up, kills 50 tribesmen, women in Anbar provincehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19edc5075a5c481a88b964e9675b9700BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say Islamic State group lines up, kills 50 tribesmen, women in Anbar province.iGeneral newsIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19edc5075a5c481a88b964e9675b9700Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:29:55 GMTChina manufacturing growth falls in Octoberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07b06b7139914c8a9b740b5f930b323eBEIJING (AP) — China's manufacturing growth declined further in October amid a slowing economy and languishing global demand, according to a survey released Saturday.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthManufacturing sector performanceEconomyChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07b06b7139914c8a9b740b5f930b323eSat, 01 Nov 2014 09:46:49 GMT2nd soldier claims presidency in Burkina Fasohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95aa54c7cf1843cc83e34214951ffb8eOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A largely unknown military colonel emerged early Saturday to say he had taken the helm of Burkina Faso, hours after an army general had made a similar declaration following the ouster of the country's president of 27 years.BRAHIMA OUEDRAOGOiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical resignationsBurkina FasoOuagadougouWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95aa54c7cf1843cc83e34214951ffb8eSat, 01 Nov 2014 11:34:00 GMTMexico orders immediate release of Marine veteranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9377abd8a944fed8939e330279dc464SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPost-traumatic stress disorderVeteransCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderMental healthHealthMexicoUnited StatesSan DiegoCaliforniaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9377abd8a944fed8939e330279dc464Sat, 01 Nov 2014 10:21:29 GMTFrance captain picks 4 players for Davis Cup camphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e186d2dd2b434c32987369119a002fa3PARIS (AP) — Despite their poor results at the Paris Masters, France captain Arnaud Clement is sticking with his regular players for the Davis Cup final against Switzerland.SAMUEL PETREQUINsSportsDavis CupMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e186d2dd2b434c32987369119a002fa3Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:46:03 GMTIraqi officials: IS extremists line up, kill 50http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05f3e0f0edd5423f971d0160b5a3e45cBAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 tribesmen and women in Iraq's Anbar province, officials said Saturday, the latest mass killing committed by the group.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar casualtiesWar and unrestIraqBaghdadMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05f3e0f0edd5423f971d0160b5a3e45cSat, 01 Nov 2014 12:12:27 GMTCalifornia storm wets Giants parade, heads southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c35ca8222c344931932fcffd3d06b6d5SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say several homes in Ventura County have been evacuated after mud and debris from a hillside struck at least two of them and partially buried one man.The Associated PressaGeneral newsEvacuationsMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSportsStormsWeatherMLB World SeriesAccidents and disastersEventsNatural disastersCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c35ca8222c344931932fcffd3d06b6d5Sat, 01 Nov 2014 10:35:06 GMTUN panel scrambling to finish climate reporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab83ae43217d41cd9a8c3d722ebca869COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — After an all-night session, the United Nations' expert panel on climate science was scrambling Saturday to finish a report on global warming that a top U.N. official said offers "conclusive evidence" that humans are altering the Earth's climate system.KARL RITTERiGeneral newsScienceClimateWeather forecastsEnvironmental concernsEnvironment and natureEnergy and the environmentEnvironmentWeatherDenmarkCopenhagenWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab83ae43217d41cd9a8c3d722ebca869Sat, 01 Nov 2014 13:06:32 GMTBikers cancel party after police recover barhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0279e8b349d24a40b9b77511dc43eeb6COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — No bar, no party.iOdditiesBars and clubsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleDenmarkWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0279e8b349d24a40b9b77511dc43eeb6Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:52:57 GMTInbee Park takes 4-shot lead in LPGA Taiwanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c16d8f1ea5f47298b79b2ee5dd460a8TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Inbee Park shot a 3-under 69 in windy conditions Saturday in the LPGA Taiwan Championship to increase her lead to four strokes.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsTaiwanEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c16d8f1ea5f47298b79b2ee5dd460a8Sat, 01 Nov 2014 09:51:34 GMTJames rebounds, leads Cavaliers past Bullshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/034c16219d4c4972aa5b4d57bced6c50CHICAGO (AP) — Never mind that sluggish opener.ANDREW SELIGMANaGeneral newsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAthlete healthChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/034c16219d4c4972aa5b4d57bced6c50Sat, 01 Nov 2014 11:29:19 GMTIran says 93 percent of executions drug-relatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50273e1597ac44a5b009bf561980908eTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Responding to a United Nations report criticizing death sentences in Iran, a senior official in the Islamic Republic is saying that 93 percent of executions in the country involve drug smuggling.iGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimeIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50273e1597ac44a5b009bf561980908eSat, 01 Nov 2014 10:10:42 GMTAlaska mine project splits major state industrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e46a7b38858c4c46ba7e2312f0a93eedANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A potential copper and gold mine at the headwaters of one of the world's richest salmon runs is both an environmentalist rallying cry and a potent issue in development-happy Alaska that could help Democratic Sen. Mark Begich survive a strong re-election challenge.NICHOLAS RICCARDIfBusinessGovernment and politicsElectionsMid-term electionsAnimalsSalmonFishIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e46a7b38858c4c46ba7e2312f0a93eedSat, 01 Nov 2014 08:45:30 GMT