FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Oct 2014 09:54:37 -0700Lupita Nyong'o seeks Va. slave-trade preservation, Va. (AP) — "Twelve Years a Slave" actress Lupita Nyong'o is lending her star power to the opposition to a minor league baseball stadium in what was once the center of Richmond's thriving slave-trading center.STEVE SZKOTAKaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentSocial mediaInternational tradeOnline mediaMediaEconomyBusinessHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsRichmondVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:44:09 GMTFederal officials: Dallas nurse leaves hospital, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus.JESSICA GRESKOaGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDallasTexasMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:33:30 GMTRwandan government bans BBC local language service, Rwanda (AP) — The Rwandan government on Friday suspended all BBC radio broadcasts in Rwanda's most common language, Kinyarwanda, to protest the news organization's recent documentary about Rwanda's genocide.EDMUND KAGIREhtBusinessTechnologyGenocidesRwandan GenocideProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsDocumentariesLegislatureWar and unrestGeneral newsEventsPolitical and civil unrestEntertainmentArts and entertainmentRwandaKigaliEast AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 16:47:19 GMTAttack on Egypt army post kills 25, Egypt (AP) — An attack on an army post in the restive northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula caused a large explosion and killed 25 people, according to security and medical officials, making it one of the deadliest attacks on security forces since violence spiked following the ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi last year.ASHRAF SWEILAMiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestArmed forcesAccidents and disastersMilitary and defenseTerrorismGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 15:21:27 GMTQ&A: Anna Kendrick on modeling, movies and music ANGELES (AP) — Anna Kendrick is in the holiday spirit.NICOLE EVATTeArts and entertainmentLifestyleMoviesFashionEntertainmentBeauty and fashionMusicPerforming artsCelebrityFashion design, 24 Oct 2014 15:31:52 GMTPesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds, Ohio (AP) — Pesky. Illegal. Effective?ANN SANNERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsCampaignsMid-term electionsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsOhioColumbusRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 15:18:28 GMTWHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015 (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.MARIA CHENGiBusinessGeneral newsHealthEpidemicsImmunizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthUnited KingdomWest AfricaAfricaEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 16:23:03 GMTFord profit falls in third quarter on truck costs, Mich. (AP) — Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits.DEE-ANN DURBINfBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:48:08 GMTWoman guilty of pushing husband off cliff appeals, Mont. (AP) — A Montana woman is appealing her conviction for killing her husband of eight days by pushing him off a cliff in Glacier National Park last year.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderKalispellMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 15:47:16 GMTUS stocks rise broadly on earnings; Amazon sinks YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose again Friday, putting the market on track for its best week in almost two years, helped by strong quarterly results from companies such as Microsoft and UPS. Amazon plunged after the company reported dismal third-quarter results, but it wasn't enough to drag the rest of the market down.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial marketsFinancial performanceCorporate newsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:14:32 GMTSenate Democrats borrow $10M as races tighten (AP) — Senate Democrats' campaign operation on Friday said it borrowed $10 million for a last-minute boost to their fundraising, as officials see their majority increasingly in peril and Republicans gaining momentum.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsUnited States General Election2014 United States General ElectionLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical fundraisingEventsPolitical organizationsGeneral elections, 24 Oct 2014 16:35:42 GMTIraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas (AP) — Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said Friday.QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRASAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsChemical weaponsWeapons of mass destructionWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementIraqSyriaBaghdadDamascusMiddle East, 24 Oct 2014 16:01:56 GMTEbola: MSF says self-quarantine not needed, Guinea (AP) — Doctors Without Borders insisted Friday, after one of its doctors who worked in Guinea came down with Ebola in New York City, that self-quarantines are not necessary when there are no symptoms of the disease.SARAH DiLORENZOBOUBACAR DIALLOiGeneral newsHealthDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesWest AfricaGuineaConakrySenegalAfricaMali, 24 Oct 2014 15:52:04 GMTBinoche explores risks, passion of war photography YORK (AP) — Actress Juliette Binoche has long been fascinated by war photography, she says, and often wonders about the people who risk their lives to capture such photos. Who are they, and what are they like?JOCELYN NOVECKeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentNews mediaMediaAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 15:40:51 GMTCanadians seek to understand Parliament shooting, Ontario (AP) — Authorities and ordinary Canadians sifted through confounding shards of a gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat of power.JENNIFER PELTZRACHEL LA CORTEiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeWar and unrestCriminal investigationsCrimeTerrorismGovernment and politicsLegislatureLaw and orderOntarioCanadaOttawaVancouverSyriaLibyaMiddle EastNorth AmericaBritish ColumbiaNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 15:26:57 GMTFederal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus.JESSICA GRESKOaGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDallasMarylandTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:17:42 GMTQueen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R' (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."htArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 15:21:56 GMTItalian court acquits Dolce&Gabbana in tax case (AP) — Italy's highest court has acquitted Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana of tax evasion in a highly publicized case that led the Milan designers to close their Milan stores in protest for several days last year.iBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleFashionBeauty and fashionLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 16:24:03 GMTKerry says no apology to NKorea to free Americans (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday urged North Korea to release two detained Americans to build goodwill with the United States, but ruled out providing a U.S. apology to Pyongyang to win their freedom.MATTHEW PENNINGTONwGovernment and politicsInternational relationsNorth KoreaUnited StatesSouth KoreaPyongyangEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:30:09 GMTMacedonia: Gay activists hurt in cafe attack, Macedonia (AP) — Police say about 30 people wearing masks and throwing rocks and bottles have attacked members of a gay rights activist group in Macedonia, wounding two of them.iGeneral newsGays and lesbiansPolitical activismHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsMacedoniaSkopjeEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 16:04:48 GMTUN authorizes ship inspections for Somali charcoal NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has authorized the inspection of ships suspected of carrying highly prized charcoal from Somalia, a move aimed at enforcing a ban on charcoal exports and cutting off a lucrative source of funding for the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab.iGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyBusinessSomaliaAfricaEast Africa, 24 Oct 2014 15:12:19 GMTRepublicans question federal response on Ebola (AP) — The new Ebola infection in New York City exposed flaws in the system and raised new concerns, lawmakers said Friday, as they criticized the federal response to the outbreak and questioned top officials' credibility.ERICA WERNERMATTHEW DALYwHealthGovernment and politicsDisease outbreaksLegislaturePolitical partiesInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGeneral newsPublic healthPolitical organizationsWest AfricaUnited StatesSierra LeoneGuineaAfricaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:13:39 GMTUnfazed, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh doing it his way CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The way his big brother tells it, Jim Harbaugh never minded the regular moves every few years for his father's football coaching jobs because he needed a change in towns to find fresh surroundings and make new friends given how quickly he ran them off.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsCoachingProfessional footballFootballCaliforniaMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:09:41 GMT7 hurt as car smashes into California restaurant, Calif. (AP) — Police say seven people were injured when a car crashed into a restaurant in a Northern California shopping center.aGeneral newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:21:48 GMTUK rejects 'appalling' EU demand for more money (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Friday he would not pay a European Union bill for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave the bloc.RAF CASERTMIKE CORDERiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 16:00:57 GMTWTA semis: Williams-Wozniacki, Halep-Radwanska (AP) — Serena Williams made the semifinals of the WTA Finals and earned the year-end No. 1 ranking without hitting a ball on Friday.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sports, 24 Oct 2014 15:37:06 GMTNYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected YORK (AP) — Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.JONATHAN LEMIRECOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsHealthPublic healthHumanitarian crisesEmergency managementMunicipal governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsNew YorkWest AfricaNew York CityUnited StatesGuineaAfricaManhattanNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 15:31:26 GMTDisputed Oklahoma Ten Commandments statue smashed CITY (AP) — Authorities say someone drove across the Oklahoma Capitol lawn and knocked over a Ten Commandments monument that a group has been suing to have removed, smashing it to pieces.SEAN MURPHYaGeneral newsOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 15:48:04 GMTUkraine's key election fails to spark enthusiasm, Ukraine (AP) — Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine's history. Since the revolution this year that toppled a despised president, her dreams of a better future have been blunted by war and near economic collapse.PETER LEONARDMSTYSLAV CHERNOViGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsEconomyElectionsBusinessUkraineKievEuropeEastern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 16:19:16 GMTPoland strips Russian journalist of accreditation, Poland (AP) — The Polish Foreign Ministry says it has stripped a Russian journalist of his right to work in Poland.iGeneral newsJournalistsNews mediaMediaPolandRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 15:48:29 GMTFeds probe Maryland air crash that killed 3, Md. (AP) — Federal investigators were at the scene Friday of a collision between an airplane and a helicopter near a Maryland airport that killed three men but spared two others in the plane.MATTHEW BARAKATaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFrederickMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 15:29:56 GMTNBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M YORK (AP) — NBCUniversal will pay $6.4 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by unpaid interns who worked on "Saturday Night Live" and other shows who claim they are owed wages, according to court documents.htBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyTelevision programsEntertainmentLegal proceedingsLaw and order, 24 Oct 2014 15:55:05 GMTNew-Look NBA: A coach's perspective, Quin Snyder LAKE CITY (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from varied perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the business side. An interview with first-year Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder is the second installment of the series:TIM REYNOLDSsSportsCoachingMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:39:13 GMTBotswana votes as president seeks second term, Botswana (AP) — People in Botswana voted Friday in schools, churches and military tents in an election in which the ruling party faces growing opposition to its decades-old dominance in the southern African nation.SELLO MOTSETAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBotswanaGaboroneSouthern AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 15:41:51 GMTObama to meet Friday afternoon with nurse Nina Pham who recovered from Ebola (AP) — Obama to meet Friday afternoon with nurse Nina Pham who recovered from Ebola.wGeneral newsGovernment and politics, 24 Oct 2014 16:43:01 GMTFerrer gets 600th win to reach Valencia semis, Spain (AP) — Top-seeded David Ferrer earned his 600th career win by beating Thomaz Bellucci 6-1, 6-2 Friday to set up a semifinal against Andy Murray at the Valencia Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSpainValenciaWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 15:54:52 GMTDemocrat takes on Cianci for Providence mayor, R.I. (AP) — The man taking on former mayor and twice-convicted felon Buddy Cianci in the race for mayor of Providence is a Harvard-educated law professor who grew up poor, the son of Guatemalan immigrants.MICHELLE R. SMITHpGovernment and politicsElectionsMunicipal governmentsPolitical scandalsChessLocal governmentsPolitical issuesLocal electionsSportsProvidenceRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 15:40:50 GMTMyanmar army kills journalist it calls Karen rebel, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's army shot dead a journalist who was detained while covering clashes between the army and ethnic rebels at the rugged border, saying he reached for a soldier's gun during an attempted escape, the press council said Friday.iGeneral newsEthnic conflictsRace and ethnicityJournalistsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareNews mediaMediaMyanmarSoutheast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 15:15:45 GMTCuomo's office tightly controls public records, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office four years ago promising the most transparent administration in history, but journalists and advocacy groups say his office tightly controls requests for public records on anything controversial and routinely delays or denies their release.MICHAEL VIRTANENaGeneral newsState governmentsGovernment and politicsOpen governmentSpecial interest groupsExecutive branchPolitical organizationsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesNew YorkAlbanyWhite PlainsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 15:28:17 GMTUS new-home sales close to flat in September (AP) — U.S. sales of new homes were nearly flat in September, after the government sharply revised downward what was initially an August surge in buying.JOSH BOAKwBusinessGeneral newsHome salesHome buyingHome buildingEconomyRecessions and depressionsReal estateConstruction put in placeConstruction sector performanceLeading economic indicatorsPersonal loansPersonal financeIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesResidential real estateLifestyleHome and gardenUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:13:39 GMTPutin accuses US of undermining global stability (AP) — The United States is destabilizing the global order by trying to impose its will on other nations, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Friday, warning that the world will face new wars if Washington fails to respect the interests of other countries.VLADIMIR ISACHENKOViGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsCrimeaRussiaMoscowUkraineUnited StatesEuropeEastern EuropeNorth AmericaMiddle East, 24 Oct 2014 16:15:02 GMTClinton to campaign for Burke in Milwaukee (AP) — President Bill Clinton planned to campaign in Milwaukee on Friday for gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke, but it wasn't clear whether the get out the vote effort would have much impact because most of those in line described themselves as regular voters who already planned to support Burke.M.L. JOHNSONpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:07:26 GMT3 Istanbul consulates evacuated (AP) — Turkish authorities say the consulates of Canada, Belgium and Germany in Istanbul have been evacuated after receiving suspicious packages Friday.iGeneral newsTurkeyIstanbulGermanyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 16:39:17 GMTShakira to release baby toys with Fisher-Price YORK (AP) — Shakira is partnering with Fisher-Price to launch a line of baby toys as well as a Web series for moms.MESFIN FEKADUaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityProfessional soccerSoccerSportsMen's soccerMen's sports, 24 Oct 2014 16:34:45 GMTDetectives say they followed reputed ex-mob boss (AP) — Detectives with an FBI task force say they followed a reputed former Philadelphia mob boss in Florida as part of an unspecified investigation — not to catch him in a parole violation.MARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:33:59 GMTFlight 93 fire losses included photos, other items, Pa. (AP) — An inventory released Friday of items lost from a recent fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial headquarters includes hundreds of original photographs and items found at the crash site that were linked to the passengers and crew.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:48:08 GMTTLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series YORK (AP) — The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.DAVID BAUDEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainment, 24 Oct 2014 16:10:53 GMTMore earnings gains send US stocks higher YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising in midday trading as U.S. companies report more earnings gains.aBusinessGeneral newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock marketsFinancial marketsFinancial performanceCorporate news, 24 Oct 2014 16:01:08 GMTGoffin beats Raonic to reach Swiss Indoors semis, Switzerland (AP) — David Goffin kept up his remarkable form as he beat fourth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-4 Friday to reach the semifinals of the Swiss Indoors.DANIELLA MATARsSportsMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 16:07:32 GMTMiss Uganda contestants compete in farming, Uganda (AP) — When the Miss Uganda contestants arrived at this sprawling farm outside Kampala, they quickly realized their high-heels would not be useful. So they put on gumboots and strutted awkwardly as they took turns learning how to milk a cow.RODNEY MUHUMUZAiGeneral newsBeauty pageantsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentUgandaKampalaEast AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 16:15:31 GMT