FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Sep 2014 17:18:45 -0700Chicago museum only US site for Bowie exhibit (AP) — An art exhibition chronicling the five-decade career of musician David Bowie opens Tuesday at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art, the only U.S. stop on its schedule.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMuseumsArt museumsVisual artsMusicFashion designEntertainmentRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 00:01:48 GMTCampaigns commonly share policy platforms, slogans, Wis. (AP) — The Democrat running for Wisconsin governor acknowledges her campaign lifted policy platforms, including some exact language, from like-minded candidates.SCOTT BAUERpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState legislatureCampaignsState governmentsSenate electionsLegislatureWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:57:59 GMTStarbucks tests latte with stout flavor YORK (AP) — Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the "savory toasty malt" flavor of a foamy mug of stout.fBusinessFood and drinkLifestyleBeverages, 22 Sep 2014 21:35:14 GMTLibya rival backers reject outside interference YORK (AP) — The United Nations, the European Union and 13 countries, including those suspected of supporting rival sides in Libya, signed an agreement Monday that calls for an end to any "outside interference" in the country that is plagued by violence and torn between two governments and parliaments.MATTHEW LEEaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsMilitant groupsWar and unrestParliamentary electionsUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingLegislatureInternational relationsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesElectionsEventsLibyaEgyptMiddle EastUnited Arab EmiratesTripoliNorth AfricaSaudi ArabiaTurkeyQatarAfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 22:00:39 GMTNTSB investigating fatal Delaware bus crash CASTLE, Del. (AP) — An independent federal agency is casting a wide net as it investigates the cause of a bus crash that killed two passengers and injured dozens more when it toppled over on a Delaware highway.RANDALL CHASEaGeneral newsAccidentsBus travelAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTravelLifestyleCorporate legal affairsCorporate newsProducts and servicesNew CastleDelawareTurkeyNew YorkCorningUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 21:56:29 GMTClosely watched Hawaii lava flow stalls (AP) — Lava threatening rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island has essentially stalled for now, officials said Monday, but that isn't putting anyone at ease.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsScienceTravelLifestyleVolcanoesEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:14:17 GMTFlorida investigated man who killed 6 grandkids (AP) — Two weeks before a Florida man fatally shot his daughter and six grandchildren, someone called the state child abuse hotline, worried that adults were doing drugs in front of the kids, according to documents released Monday.KELLI KENNEDYJASON DEARENaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeViolent crimeCrimes against childrenLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:41:15 GMTTeam Penske in command of the Chase after 2 races, N.C. (AP) — As Brad Keselowski flaunted his fast car by leading session after session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Joey Logano took a good-natured swipe at his teammate by asking him via Twitter to slow down.JENNA FRYERsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:36:05 GMTSyrian opposition chief urges airstrikes in Syria NATIONS (AP) — The head of Syria's main Western-backed opposition group on Thursday called for immediate U.S. airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Syria, saying urgent action was required "to avert catastrophe."ZEINA KARAMiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:38:02 GMTIndians beat Royals 4-3 in suspended game (AP) — Scott Atchison struggled but got three outs in the 10th inning as the Cleveland Indians moved within 2½ games of Kansas City in the AL wild-card chase on Monday by completing a 4-3 win over the Royals in a game suspended on Aug. 31.TOM WITHERSsSportsSports transactionsMLB PlayoffsSports businessEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:19:20 GMTGuatemala emergency measures after deadly clash CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities have suspended some constitutional rights in a central municipality where 11 villagers died in a battle with guns and machetes.iGeneral newsGuatemalaGuatemala CityCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Sep 2014 22:37:34 GMTBox office top 20: 'Maze Runner' outruns the field YORK (AP) — The young-adult novel adaptation "The Maze Runner" proved far quicker at the box office than the weekend's other new wide releases: Liam Neeson's grim thriller "A Walk Among the Tombstones" and the ensemble dramedy "This Is Where I Leave You."eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainment, 22 Sep 2014 22:13:21 GMTUN members endorse Indigenous Peoples rights NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations General Assembly on Monday approved a document strengthening the rights of indigenous peoples worldwide.GREGORY KATZiGeneral news, 22 Sep 2014 22:08:40 GMTProsecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case (AP) — Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor said Monday. President Barack Obama was "obviously concerned" about the weekend incident, a spokesman said.PETE YOSTALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsCriminal investigationsArrestsCrimeGun politicsLaw and orderGeneral newsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaVirginiaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:00:01 GMTSenator: Drop nomination of controversial judge (AP) — In a rare rebuff from his own party, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Monday that President Barack Obama's controversial nomination of Michael Boggs to become a federal judge lacks enough votes to survive and should be withdrawn.ALAN FRAMwGovernment and politicsJudicial appointments and nominationsGovernment appointments and nominationsLegislatureJudiciaryMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesDistrict of ColumbiaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:27:55 GMTPorsche driver dies in high-speed Nevada race, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a driver died after a rollover crash a little before he reached the finish line of a high-speed, open-highway race through rural Nevada.aGeneral newsSportsAccidentsAccidents and disastersNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 23:02:55 GMTLA attorney faces suspension over doctored photos ANGELES (AP) — A judge has recommended a six-month suspension for a Los Angeles attorney who posted doctored photos on her firm's website that show her with high-profile people such as President Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Clooney.aBusinessGeneral newsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:50:48 GMTDistricts in Florida, Georgia split school prize, Fla. (AP) — In a first for the largest education award given to public schools nationwide, jurors decided to split the $1 million Broad Prize between two urban districts — a past winner with an established record in Georgia and an up-and-coming district showing recent gains in Florida.MIKE SCHNEIDERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEducation costsEducationSocial affairsFloridaGeorgiaOrlandoUnited StatesNew YorkNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:32:04 GMTUS spacecraft enters Mars orbit, India probe next CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Next up, India. With NASA's Maven spacecraft safely in orbit around Mars, the spotlight shifts to India's first mission to the red planet.MARCIA DUNNhtScienceSpace explorationSpace launchesPlanetsAtmospheric scienceAstronomyGeneral newsAerospace technologyIndustrial technologyTechnologyEarth scienceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessColoradoUnited StatesFloridaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:56:02 GMTPortland man hides in church to avoid deportation, Ore. (AP) — A Portland community activist originally from El Salvador has spent the weekend hidden in a church after immigration authorities tried to detain him last week.GOSIA WOZNIACKAaGeneral newsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:35:41 GMTSEC giving $30M, biggest whistleblower award yet (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission is giving its biggest award yet, about $30 million, to a whistleblower who provided key information that led to an enforcement action in a fraud case.wBusinessGeneral news, 22 Sep 2014 23:02:27 GMTAlaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska.MARK THIESSENaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentRecreational drug laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 23:39:15 GMTProsecutor to drop all Seattle marijuana tickets (AP) — Seattle's elected prosecutor said Monday he's dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through the first seven months of this year, because most of them were issued by a single police officer who disagrees with the legal pot law.GENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCourt citationsRecreational drug laws and regulationsMunicipal governmentsCrimeLaw and orderGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:29:56 GMTCleveland Browns owners father in car crash, Tenn. (AP) — A family spokesman says Pilot Flying J truck stop founder and father of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is all right after being involved in a three-car accident.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsAccidentsState governmentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessGovernment and politicsProfessional footballFootballKnoxvilleClevelandTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:04:29 GMTTreasury to unveil steps to curb tax inversions (AP) — The Obama administration will outline new steps on Monday to prevent American companies from reincorporating overseas to shirk U.S. taxes, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said.JOSH LEDERMANJIM KUHNHENNwBusinessGovernment and politicsOwnership changesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:35:02 GMTShonda Rhimes lays claim to Thursday nights on ABC HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Let's just go ahead and make it official. "Thursday" should be renamed "Shonday."FRAZIER MOOREeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainment, 22 Sep 2014 22:37:09 GMTMany still lack power in Los Cabos; storm toll 5 CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Mexico were struggling to get power back on in the resort zone of Los Cabos a week after Hurricane Odile barreled through, saying Monday that electricity had been restored to 19 percent of customers in the area.iGeneral newsHurricane Odile 2014Natural disastersStormsAccidents and disastersWeatherEventsMexicoLa PazNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanBoliviaSouth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:15:45 GMTDetroit tells judge: We can't give away free water (AP) — Detroit's water department defended its shutoff policy Monday and warned that free service to people with unpaid bills could be "very devastating" to the bottom line.ED WHITEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 23:50:23 GMTTB tests for babies when hospital worker diagnosed PASO, Texas (AP) — Health officials in West Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital were exposed to a worker found to have the disease.JUAN CARLOS LLORCAaGeneral newsHealthDiagnosis and treatmentChild and teen healthDiseases and conditionsLung diseaseInfectious diseasesHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment programsGovernment and politicsTexasEl PasoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 23:31:26 GMTMike Tyson aids motorcyclist after Vegas crash VEGAS (AP) — Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate.MICHELLE RINDELSaGeneral newsSportsAccidentsCelebrityAccidents and disastersEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:17:56 GMTDole campaigns for Roberts in Kansas Senate race CITY, Kansas (AP) — Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole was set to campaign for fellow Republican Pat Roberts Monday in a Senate race that suddenly has become competitive for the three-term incumbent.THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureLegislatureCampaignsState governmentsDodge CityUnited StatesKansasNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:22:26 GMTSierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases, Sierra Leone (AP) — Two of the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola were bracing for new caseloads on Monday after trying to outflank the outbreak with a nationwide checkup and a large new clinic.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYJONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEHiGeneral newsHealthDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesSierra LeoneWest AfricaLiberiaGuineaFreetownAfrica, 22 Sep 2014 22:05:17 GMTAmnesty blasts China's torture tool industry (AP) — Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs connected by a chain, has grown dramatically, enabling human rights violations at home and abroad, Amnesty International said in a report Tuesday.DIDI TANGiGeneral newsInternational tradeActs of torturePolice brutalityHuman rights and civil libertiesEconomyBusinessLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceConsumer products and servicesIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsChinaNepalBeijingCambodiaGhanaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaSouth AsiaSoutheast AsiaWest AfricaAfrica, 22 Sep 2014 23:05:53 GMTIslanders beat Senators 3-2 in preseason JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) — Jack Skille scored the winning goal with 1:27 to play, and the New York Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Monday in the opener of a preseason split-squad doubleheader.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsOttawaNewfoundlandOntarioCanadaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:33:45 GMTJury begins review of fatal Ohio Wal-Mart shooting, Ohio (AP) — A special grand jury began hearing evidence Monday in the racially charged case of a fatal police shooting inside a Wal-Mart store.LISA CORNWELLaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeProfessional organizationsLaw and orderSocial groups and organizationsSocial affairsOhioXeniaDaytonColumbusUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:20:55 GMTLawyer: Deputies obeyed rules in handling prisoner (AP) — Five Denver sheriff's deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimePoliceLaw and orderCorrectional systemsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsViolent crimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 23:52:48 GMTUS cracks down on companies moving overseas (AP) — The Obama administration cracked down Monday on certain overseas corporate mergers and acquisitions, aiming to curb American companies from shifting their ownership abroad to shirk paying U.S. taxes.JOSH LEDERMANJIM KUHNHENNwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationCorporate taxesOwnership changesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 00:02:43 GMTDenver deputies face civil trial in preacher death (AP) — A defense attorney says five Denver sheriff's deputies "did everything by the book" when they used a sleeper hold and a stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died on their watch in the city's downtown jail.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsPoliceLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCrimeCorrectional systemsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:47:45 GMTProsecutor: NYC might face legal action over jails YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor said Monday he was troubled by a news report that New York City officials provided incomplete statistics on violence at problem-plagued Rikers Island jail and warned he may take legal action to force meaningful reforms.LARRY NEUMEISTERJAKE PEARSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCivil rights violationsLaw and orderCorrectional systemsCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:34:45 GMTKris Jenner files to divorce athlete Bruce Jenner ANGELES (AP) — Kris Jenner is ending her 22-year year marriage to Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrity, 22 Sep 2014 23:12:44 GMTParishioners meet with bishop over gay couple FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop says a central Montana parish is about evenly divided over a new priest's decision to prohibit a gay couple from receiving Communion unless they divorce, live separately and write a statement affirming that a marriage is between a man and a woman.aGeneral newsChristianityGays and lesbiansReligionSocial affairsCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleGreat FallsMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:58:12 GMTIslamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria, Algeria (AP) — A splinter group from al-Qaida's North African branch kidnapped a French citizen and said Monday that it would kill him unless France halts it airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq.AOMAR OUALIPAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsHostage situationsKidnappingWar and unrestGovernment and politicsInternational relationsIslamismCrimeAlgeriaAfricaNorth AfricaAlgiersFranceMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 22:27:42 GMTDemonstrators protest Met Opera's 'Klinghoffer' YORK (AP) — Demonstrators marked the start of the Metropolitan Opera's season on Monday evening by protesting the planned production of "The Death of Klinghoffer" from outside of New York City's Lincoln Center.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestPerforming artsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 23:49:16 GMTOwner: 'No misinformation' by Ravens on Rice MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti refuted a report suggesting he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested in February for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.DAVID GINSBURGaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsSports businessViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsProfessional footballFootballViolent crimeCrimeMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 00:07:25 GMTCalifornia wildfire crews brace for weather shift FRANCISCO (AP) — Crews scrambled Monday to extend control lines around a massive Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes as they braced for strong, erratic winds similar to when the blaze doubled in size a week ago.TERRY COLLINSaGeneral newsFire weatherFiresWeatherAccidents and disastersNatural disastersCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:03:25 GMTBear suspected to have killed New Jersey hiker MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday.DAVID PORTERaGeneral newsAnimalsBearsNature reservesWildlifeMammalsEnvironment and natureEnvironmentNatural resource managementNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:48:50 GMTFAA: Airplane makes emergency landing in Omaha, Neb. (AP) — Officials say a commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Nebraska.aGeneral newsAir travelAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationTravelLifestyleOmahaNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 23:54:56 GMTBiden to Hispanics: Obama will act on immigration (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told frustrated Hispanic leaders Monday President Barack Obama is "absolutely committed to moving forward" on comprehensive immigration reforms "and he's going to do an awful lot."STACY ANDERSONwGovernment and politicsHispanicsImmigration policyImmigrationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairs, 22 Sep 2014 23:40:16 GMTTrial opens for sheriff accused of 'road rage', N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors say a northern New Mexico sheriff abused his power when he roughed up a motorist and pointed his revolver to the driver's head during a traffic stop in "a fit of road rage."RUSSELL CONTRERASaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimePoliceLaw and orderLegal proceedingsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 23:08:36 GMTProtesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in YORK (AP) — A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.JENNIFER PELTZaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestArrestsClimatePolitical activismLaw and orderCrimeEnvironment and naturePolitical issuesGovernment and politicsNew York CityQueensNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 00:03:23 GMT