FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 18 Sep 2014 14:42:24 -0700Jury breaks without verdict in salmonella trial, Ga. (AP) — Jurors are breaking for the night without a verdict in the trial of a Georgia peanut plant owner charged in a salmonella outbreak that sickened hundreds five years ago.RUSS BYNUMaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsDisease outbreaksLaw and orderPublic healthHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsCorporate legal affairsCrimeCorporate newsBusinessPoisoningIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesAlbanyGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:24:29 GMT7 killed while on Guinea Ebola education campaign, Guinea (AP) — The prime minister of Guinea says seven bodies have been found in rural Guinea after a group of local residents attacked Guinean health workers carrying out Ebola awareness efforts in a rural area.iGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGuineaWest AfricaAfrica, 18 Sep 2014 21:35:00 GMTPolice: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.JACQUES BILLEAUDaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsCelebrityArrestsCrimeSports governanceViolent crimeSports businessEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessLaw and orderProfessional footballFootballViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsPhoenixArizonaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 20:29:15 GMTSpending bill leaves out immigration courts (AP) — Congress' must-pass budget bill ignores the Obama administration's request to accelerate spending on immigration courts to handle the flood of unaccompanied minors at the border — even as it boosts spending flexibility for Border Patrol agents and detention centers.ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsImmigration policyLegislatureLegislationImmigrationGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesCentral AmericaNorth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 18 Sep 2014 20:57:37 GMTDog found in Oregon heading back to Pennsylvania, Ore. (AP) — Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania.STEVEN DUBOISaGeneral newsDogsAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsMammalsAnimalsOregonPortlandPennsylvaniaDuboisUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 20:28:43 GMTJury won't consider deaths in Ga. salmonella trial, Ga. (AP) — Shirley Mae Almer died a few days before Christmas in 2008 at a Minnesota hospital where the 72-year-old woman was already weak with illness when she was fed peanut butter contaminated with salmonella.RUSS BYNUMaGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsDisease outbreaksLegal proceedingsCrimeCorporate newsBusinessLaw and orderPublic healthHealthPoisoningDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesAlbanyUnited StatesGeorgiaNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:39:03 GMTSuspects who used survivalist skills, hid in woods searching for the man suspected of killing a Pennsylvania trooper in an ambush outside a barracks in the Pocono Mountains nearly a week ago describe the suspect as a self-taught survivalist who hates police. Eric Frein, 31, is believed to be hiding in dense forest punctuated by private communities, vacation homes and hunting cabins. If so, he wouldn't be the first criminal suspect to avoid authorities by disappearing into nature for a while. Some others:The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTheftLegal proceedingsLaw and order, 18 Sep 2014 20:44:28 GMTRange Resources to pay $4M drilling waste fine (AP) — Energy company Range Resources said Thursday it has agreed to pay a $4.15 million fine for environmental violations at a western Pennsylvania site that handled natural gas drilling waste.KEVIN BEGOSaBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWaste managementNatural resource managementPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:10:13 GMTUSA TODAY BEST-SELLERS "Festive in Death" by J.D. Robb (G.P. Putnam's Sons)The Associated PresseBooks and literatureEntertainmentArts and entertainment, 18 Sep 2014 21:15:07 GMTSenate races: Democrats decry birth control plan (AP) — When a handful of Republican Senate candidates called for oral contraceptives to be sold without a prescription, Democrats cried foul.CHARLES BABINGTONpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsBirth controlMid-term electionsPolitical partiesLegislatureHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsSexual and reproductive healthHealthPolitical organizationsHealth care policyGovernment policyColoradoDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 20:35:01 GMTFigures on government spending and debt (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.fGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyGovernment finance, 18 Sep 2014 21:00:30 GMTGame manager? Romo OK with that if Cowboys win, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo just had to get out of the way for the Dallas Cowboys to win for the first time this season.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsAthlete injuriesRadio programsAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballEntertainmentArts and entertainmentTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 20:25:05 GMTRob Ford releases audio statement from hospital (AP) — Just hours before he begins aggressive chemotherapy for a rare and difficult-to-beat cancer, a rough-sounding Toronto Mayor Rob Ford released an audio statement from his hospital room on Thursday urging people to vote for his brother for mayor.ROB GILLIESiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsCancerChemotherapyLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsDiseases and conditionsHealthDiagnosis and treatmentHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessTorontoCanadaOntarioNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 20:32:49 GMTStocks hit record highs after good news on economy YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is closing at record highs following another piece of good news on the economy.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyStock marketsFinancial marketsUnemployment insuranceGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsLabor economyLeading economic indicators, 18 Sep 2014 20:10:57 GMTApple locks itself out of devices with passwords FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad in a move meant to reassure the millions of people who are increasingly storing vital pieces of their lives on the devices.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyConsumer electronicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesMobile phonesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 20:25:16 GMTSierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola, Sierra Leone (AP) — Shoppers in Sierra Leone rushed to stock up on food Thursday ahead of a three-day nationwide shutdown, during which the country's 6 million people will be confined to their homes while volunteers search house-to-house for Ebola victims in hiding and hand out soap in a desperate bid to slow the accelerating outbreak.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthSierra LeoneWest AfricaGuineaLiberiaSenegalFranceAfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Sep 2014 20:37:08 GMTRoyal & Ancient votes to admit female members Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews is no longer just for men.DOUG FERGUSONaGeneral newsSportsWomen's sportsWomen's golfMen's golfGolfMen's sportsUnited KingdomScotlandWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Sep 2014 20:47:20 GMTBrighter economy driving up holiday hiring plans YORK (AP) — UPS will hire up to 95,000. Kohl's plans to take on 67,000 and FedEx 50,000. Wal-Mart will add 60,000.ANNE D'INNOCENZIOPAUL WISEMANaBusinessGeneral newsHiring and recruitmentLabor economyEconomic outlookSeasonal jobsEconomyHoliday shoppingRetail and wholesale sector performanceRecessions and depressionsPersonnelFinancial performanceCorporate newsLeading economic indicatorsCareersConsumer products and servicesIndustriesLeisure travelTravelLifestyleShoppingHolidaysOccasionsUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 20:16:05 GMTJets' Vick says Goodell doing 'great job' PARK, N.J. (AP) — Michael Vick fully supports the man who gave him a second chance in the NFL.DENNIS WASZAK Jr.sSportsSports governanceCrimeSports transactionsSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessViolent crimeGeneral newsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsProfessional footballFootballCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:38:19 GMTGood news on economy pushes stocks to record highs YORK (AP) — More encouraging economic news and friendly signals from the Federal Reserve cheered investors on Thursday, as the stock market climbed to another record high.MATTHEW CRAFTaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsStock marketsUnemployment insuranceGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsLabor economyUnited KingdomScotlandUnited StatesEast AsiaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaAsia, 18 Sep 2014 21:20:32 GMTHurricane Edouard right environment for drone test (AP) — Hurricane Edouard was the perfect environment to test new data-collecting drones because the storm was strong, had a well-defined eye and never threatened land, U.S. government scientists said Thursday.JENNIFER KAYaGeneral newsScienceStormsNatural disastersDrone aircraftEnvironment and natureAccidents and disastersWeatherMiamiAtlantic OceanFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 20:44:59 GMTNY developer to invest $108 million in Puerto Rico JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's government on Thursday announced the construction of a $108 million real estate project as the island tries to emerge from a nearly decade-long economic slump with help from U.S. investors.DANICA COTOiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyPuerto RicoUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:30:09 GMTSalmon numbers jump at central Idaho mountain lake, Idaho (AP) — More endangered sockeye salmon have made the 900-mile journey from the Pacific Ocean to central Idaho's high-elevation Redfish Lake this fall than in any previous year going back nearly six decades.KEITH RIDLERaGeneral newsSalmonAnimalsLakesWater environmentFishAgricultureIndustriesBusinessEnvironment and natureEnvironmentIdahoPacific OceanUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:27:50 GMTCorrection: Labor-Jazz Musicians story YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 17 about jazz musicians in New York City seeking pensions, The Associated Press misspelled the name of one musician. Her name is Keisha St. Joan, not St. John.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMusicEntertainmentMunicipal governmentsBars and clubsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLocal governmentsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:24:18 GMTMissouri officer smelled pot before Taser incident CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri police officer said he smelled marijuana inside a car during a weekend traffic stop and used his Taser on the teenage driver only after the boy became combative when ordered out of the vehicle, according to court documents.BILL DRAPERaGeneral newsMissouriKansas CityIndependenceUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 20:38:50 GMTUS: Syrian rebel training may take 12 months (AP) — Moderate Syrian rebels, once they are made battle-ready by a U.S.-led coalition, may be asked to help restore the border between Syria and Iraq that Islamic State group militants have effectively wiped out, the top American military official said Thursday.ROBERT BURNSiBusinessGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestCivil warsGuerrilla warfareArmed forcesIslamGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesMilitary and defenseReligionSocial affairsSyriaUnited StatesSaudi ArabiaFranceMiddle EastIraqNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Sep 2014 20:26:30 GMTAt UN, Obama to urge nations to go big on climate (AP) — Having spent political capital fighting climate change at home, President Barack Obama next week is turning his sights overseas.JOSH LEDERMANwBusinessGovernment and politicsScienceSummitsEnvironmental concernsGeneral newsInternational relationsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureClimateUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:22:51 GMTAP PHOTOS: Hurricane Odile's devastation in Mexico CABOS, Mexico (AP) — A highway bridge dangles into a raging river. The collapsed roof of an auto dealership lies on a half dozen cars. Inside a looted Wal-Mart superstore, there's nothing but puddles, trash and empty shelves.iGeneral newsHurricane Odile 2014Accidents and disastersNatural disastersEventsStormsWeatherMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 18 Sep 2014 20:47:31 GMTDetectives comforted suspect in missing boy case YORK (AP) — The man suspected of killing a 6-year-old boy in one of New York City's most notorious missing children's cases burst into tears during a videotaped confession as detectives hugged and comforted him.COLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsMissing personsCrimeViolent crimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:34:36 GMTFDA approves Eli Lilly's injectable diabetes drug (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new injectable diabetes drug from Eli Lilly and Co. for adults with the most common form of the disease.wBusinessGeneral newsHealthDiabetesMedicationProducts and servicesCorporate newsDiseases and conditionsDiagnosis and treatment, 18 Sep 2014 20:41:07 GMTLawyer asks for reasonable award in plane crash, N.Y. (AP) — Questions about whether a man died instantly or suffered when a Continental flight crashed into his home and how traumatized the crash left his widow and daughter are among questions that will determine how much the family receives from the airlines.aBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:36:17 GMTMan wants marathon bombing suspect to face victims (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hasn't appeared in court for more than a year. But prosecutors and a man who was severely injured in the bombings say they want to see him in a courtroom soon.DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsTrack and fieldCrimeLaw and orderEventsSportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:23:14 GMTQuestions, answers on cameras for Border Patrol DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol will begin testing the use of body cameras by agents on Oct. 1 at its training academy in Artesia, New Mexico. The White House has said requiring law enforcement officers to wear cameras could be a way to ease mistrust by the public.ELLIOT SPAGAThtGeneral newsLaw enforcement technologyBorder securityLaw enforcement agenciesTechnologyMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessArmed forcesUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:20:29 GMTJeter going out his way, to sound of Sinatra YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter is going out his way.fBusinessArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:06:58 GMTGreece: March to honor slain rapper turns violent, Greece (AP) — More than 50 people were detained by police Thursday after clashes broke out during a rally west of Athens to honor a rap singer stabbed to death a year ago.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeViolent crimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsAthensGreeceWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Sep 2014 20:40:33 GMTMourners: Young man shot by police was kind, shy SPRINGS, Utah (AP) — A young man fatally shot by Utah police was a shy, gentle man who loved art and music and was trying to navigate a difficult transition into adulthood, family and friends said Thursday at his funeral.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsUtahSaratoga SpringsUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 18 Sep 2014 20:57:02 GMTTrooper ambush suspect added to most wanted list, Pa. (AP) — Cpl. Bryon Dickson was an impeccable officer who put his family first, friends and colleagues said Thursday at the slain state police trooper's funeral, just hours before his suspected killer was added to the FBI's most wanted list.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsScrantonPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 20:38:11 GMTHome Depot says malware affected 56M payment cards Home Depot estimates that a cyberattack earlier this year affected 56 million unique payment cards.The Associated PresshtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyComputer and data securityComputing and information technologySoftware, 18 Sep 2014 20:59:52 GMTMexico boosts Los Cabos security after looting CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Federal police on Thursday vowed to crack down on lawlessness and restore order in the hurricane-stricken resort area of Los Cabos after looting emptied store shelves and unnerved residents who worried their homes could be next.IGNACIO MARTINEZ DE JESUSALBA MORA ROCAiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherHurricane Odile 2014Natural disastersAccidents and disastersStormsEventsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 18 Sep 2014 20:56:12 GMTTexas sheriff's deputy missing during flooding, Texas (AP) — Rescue crews in Central Texas were searching Thursday for a sheriff's deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters, while heavy rains in West Texas caused dozens of streets and some houses to flood.aGeneral newsWeatherFloodsSearch and rescue effortsStormsAccidents and disastersMissing personsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsTexasAustinEl PasoUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:19:55 GMTCalifornia bill increases Hollywood tax credits ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown headed to the cradle of the Hollywood film industry Thursday to sign legislation that more than triples the state's tax credit to $330 million a year for films and TV shows produced in California.JOHN ROGERSaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsHiring and recruitmentLegislationPersonnelGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsState governmentsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesLegislatureHollywoodCaliforniaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 20:35:27 GMTKansas Supreme Court orders state to remove Democrat's name from ballot in Senate race, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Supreme Court orders state to remove Democrat's name from ballot in Senate race.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureCourtsJudiciaryState governmentsKansasTopekaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:38:43 GMTTeacher hurt in crash with cow blames Cliven Bundy VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas schoolteacher injured in a crash with a wayward cow is suing Cliven Bundy, saying the southern Nevada rancher let his cattle wander through a broken fence not far from where his supporters and federal agents had an armed standoff.KEN RITTERaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:03:35 GMT'Person of interest' sought in Va. student search, Va. (AP) — Police want to talk to a man who was seen by a witness with a University of Virginia student the night she disappeared, an official said Thursday.aGeneral newsMissing personsEducationSocial affairsCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:22:12 GMTPatrick Tallent wins US Senior Amateur BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Former George Washington basketball player Patrick Tallent won the U.S. Senior Amateur on Thursday, beating Bryan Norton 2 and 1 at Big Canyon.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolf, 18 Sep 2014 21:07:04 GMTBrother of man charged in Bobo case arrested, Tenn. (AP) — The brother of a man accused of kidnapping and killing a 20-year-old nursing student has been charged with tampering with evidence in the case.aGeneral newsKidnappingViolent crimeCrimeArrestsLaw and orderTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 20:22:27 GMTVote counting begins in Scotland on independence, Scotland (AP) — Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday in a referendum on independence, deciding whether to dissolve a 307-year union with England that brought prosperity but has increasingly felt stifling to many Scots.JILL LAWLESSiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReferendumsElectionsUnited KingdomScotlandEdinburghEuropeWestern Europe, 18 Sep 2014 21:15:35 GMTSlain trooper eulogized as 'impeccable' officer, Pa. (AP) — Cpl. Bryon Dickson was an impeccable officer who put his family first, friends and colleagues said Thursday at the slain state police trooper's funeral as a manhunt for his killer continued 40 miles away.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsScrantonPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 20:07:30 GMTFederal charges for pair in Amish kidnapping case, N.Y. (AP) — The couple accused of kidnapping two young Amish sisters in northern New York were charged Thursday in federal court with sexual exploitation of children and possession of child pornography.MICHAEL VIRTANENaGeneral newsViolent crimeKidnappingMissing personsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderNew YorkSyracuseUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 21:15:33 GMTMcDonald's boosts dividend by 5 percent YORK (AP) — McDonald's says it's raising its quarterly dividend by 5 percent to 85 cents per share.fBusinessCorporate stockCorporate news, 18 Sep 2014 20:47:41 GMT