FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Nov 2015 00:14:05 -08:00Scott's 14-year title streak under threat as 2015 winds down, 25 Nov 2015 06:33:24 GMTSYDNEY (AP) — Adam Scott is without a tournament victory thus far in 2015, putting his 14-year record of winning at least one tournament a year in jeopardy going into this week's Australian Open. plans to mask awful odor from uncontrolled gas leak, 25 Nov 2015 07:01:52 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — A utility trying to stop a monthlong leak at a massive natural gas storage facility near a Los Angeles neighborhood said it planned to use a mist to mask the sickening stench as work continues — possibly for three more months — to plug the well. Picks: Feast of major implications for Thanksgiving, 25 Nov 2015 06:01:03 GMTEvery team in the AP Top 25 is playing this weekend in a total of 18 games. All these games will be:'s transgender say new law paves way for surgeries, 25 Nov 2015 07:46:05 GMTHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Gay and transgender activists in Vietnam say a new law recognizing their rights will pave the way for gender reassignment surgery in the communist country and reduce discrimination. gas fueling expanded Thanksgiving travel day, 25 Nov 2015 07:02:51 GMTLOS ANGELES (AP) — An expanded version of America's annual Thanksgiving travel saga has begun with gas prices low and terrorism fears high. attacks abroad a diplomatic quandary for China's Xi, 25 Nov 2015 06:00:48 GMTBEIJING (AP) — The killings of Chinese citizens by Islamic militants in Syria and Mali place President Xi Jinping in a quandary: How can Beijing respond effectively without betraying its strict stance against intervention? Friday madness missing in rural Alaska communities, 25 Nov 2015 06:37:40 GMTANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Forget about long lines and pushy shoppers ready to do battle for sweet Black Friday deals. In rural Alaska, residents are far removed from all the frenzy that goes with the nation's most intense shopping day of the year. people ill in E. coli linked to Costco chicken salad, 25 Nov 2015 06:41:49 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — The strain of E. Coli linked to Costco chicken salad that has sickened 19 people in seven states is more likely to be life-threatening than a recent foodborne illness that led to the closure of some Chipotle restaurants in the Northwest Latest: Crowd briefly blocks road in Chicago, 25 Nov 2015 06:07:54 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): refugee head: Japan should accept more, fix asylum system, 25 Nov 2015 07:48:07 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Japan should be doing more to help with the global catastrophe of asylum seekers, the head of the U.N. refugee body said Wednesday. 19 Vanderbilt cruises past Wake Forest 86-64 in Maui, 25 Nov 2015 05:30:52 GMTLAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Vanderbilt has reached the championship game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational without really being tested. among the dead in Taliban ambush on helicopter, 25 Nov 2015 06:51:17 GMTKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan defense ministry says a foreign national was among three people killed when Taliban insurgents ambushed a helicopter that made an emergency landing in northwestern Afghanistan. match-fixing kingpin released from Singapore jail, 25 Nov 2015 07:04:08 GMTSINGAPORE (AP) — A Singaporean man detained for more than two years under suspicion of being the mastermind behind a global soccer match-fixing syndicate was ordered to be released on Wednesday by the country's highest court, which ruled he was being held unlawfully. recalls vehicles in Japan, Europe for air bag defect, 25 Nov 2015 07:24:01 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 1.6 million vehicles for defective air bags supplied by embattled Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp. source: Rams' Bailey in critical condition after shooting, 25 Nov 2015 07:42:34 GMTST. LOUIS (AP) — Suspended St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey is in critical but stable condition after being shot Tuesday night, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press., Perry lead Ducks' rally to 5-3 win over Calgary, 25 Nov 2015 05:50:09 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Rickard Rakell and Corey Perry scored two goals apiece, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from a third-period deficit for their 21st straight home victory over the Calgary Flames, 5-3 Tuesday night. Marathon bombing survivors brace for movies on attack, 25 Nov 2015 05:58:15 GMTBOSTON (AP) — Less than three years after bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others at the Boston Marathon, two movies, a play and an HBO documentary are in the works, causing decidedly mixed feelings among some of those most touched by the tragedy. raised suspicions before 5 were shot at police protest, 25 Nov 2015 05:33:54 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Protesters demanding justice for a black man fatally shot by Minneapolis police were settling in for their ninth night of demonstrations when something just didn't seem right. helps No. 2 Maryland beat Illinois State 77-66, 25 Nov 2015 06:54:52 GMTPUERTO AVENTURAS, Mexico (AP) — Maryland is getting used to playing from behind in the second half. scores 22, Bulls beat Blazers in Rose's return, 25 Nov 2015 06:16:05 GMTPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 22 points, Derrick Rose added 17 in his return to the lineup and the Chicago Bulls held off the Portland Trail Blazers 93-88 on Tuesday night. PHOTOS: Ancient Jewish community endures on Tunisian isle, 25 Nov 2015 07:58:04 GMTDJERBA, Tunisia (AP) — When school lets out, the streets around the ancient synagogue on this Tunisian island fill with rambunctious boys wearing Jewish kippahs and girls in long skirts, shouting to each other in Hebrew, Arabic and French. begins peace pilgrimage to 3 African countries, 25 Nov 2015 07:15:23 GMTROME (AP) — Pope Francis has begun a pilgrimage to three African nations. search ship joins hunt for missing Malaysian airliner, 25 Nov 2015 07:33:35 GMTCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A third ship will join the deep sea hunt for a missing Malaysian airliner as the 13-month-old search of a huge expanse of the Indian Ocean ramps up during the southern hemisphere summer, officials said Wednesday. Friends recruit most Islamic State fighters, 25 Nov 2015 05:27:45 GMTUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Three-quarters of those who become foreign fighters for the Islamic State extremist group are recruited through friends and 20 percent through family members, a terrorism expert said Tuesday. halting gas supplies to Ukraine, 25 Nov 2015 07:58:58 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — The chief executive of the Russian state-controlled gas company says it is halting supplies to Ukraine. library set to open in polygamous community, 25 Nov 2015 06:35:53 GMTSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A public library is set to open next year in a polygamous town on the Utah-Arizona border that hasn't had one for decades due to controlling sect leaders who try to limit followers' exposure to the outside world. jumped into Normandy, ran spies in Moscow, retired at 90, 25 Nov 2015 08:07:47 GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — Hugh Montgomery never wrote a memoir. That just wasn't done among his generation of spies. 13 Indiana bounces back with 83-73 win over St. John's, 25 Nov 2015 05:34:50 GMTLAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Less than 24 hours after a tough, last-second loss, No. 13 Indiana found a way to get back on the winning track. 9 Tar Heels use late surge to down Kansas State, 80-70, 25 Nov 2015 06:10:19 GMTKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams runs a drill in practice designed to mimic exactly what the Tar Feels faced against Kansas State, an eight-point deficit in the closing minutes. out leaves cold, boredom for thousands in Washington, 25 Nov 2015 07:00:57 GMTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Thousands of households in Washington's second-largest city were surviving without electricity nearly a week after a wind storm ripped apart power lines, trees and the electrical grid. 5 Kansas has no trouble beating UCLA 92-73 at Maui, 25 Nov 2015 06:20:33 GMTLAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Kansas gave itself a nice, easy path to the championship game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. Latest: Hundreds remain at Minneapolis protest site, 25 Nov 2015 05:30:47 GMTMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked more than a week of demonstrations (all times local): Iraqi town, IS militants built network of tunnels, 25 Nov 2015 06:41:03 GMTIRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Under the Iraqi town of Sinjar, Islamic State group militants built a network of tunnels, complete with sleeping quarters, wired with electricity and fortified with sandbags. There, they had boxes of U.S.-made ammunition, medicines and copies of the Quran stashed on shelves. up to 3rd, Iowa 4th in playoff rankings; ND 6th, 25 Nov 2015 05:48:18 GMTOklahoma moved into third and Iowa was fourth in the College Football Playoff rankings as Notre Dame slipped to No. 6 on Tuesday night. of those who died in the Paris attacks, 25 Nov 2015 08:01:37 GMTAmong the 130 victims killed in attacks in Paris were students, a filmmaker, a doctor, artists, music lovers and beloved parents and children. They had varied backgrounds and interests. Here are some of their stories: Capsules, 25 Nov 2015 06:25:06 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The defending champion Golden State Warriors set the record for best start in NBA history at 16-0, as Stephen Curry had 24 points and nine assists in a 111-77 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night. Capsules, 25 Nov 2015 07:04:19 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Rickard Rakell and Corey Perry scored two goals apiece, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from a third-period deficit for their 21st straight home victory over the Calgary Flames, 5-3 Tuesday night. make NBA history as first team to start season 16-0, 25 Nov 2015 07:10:30 GMTOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Interim coach Luke Walton believes the time will come when the Golden State Warriors finally lose a game.'s Gazprom says it's halting gas supplies to Ukraine Wednesday morning, 25 Nov 2015 07:48:39 GMTMOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Gazprom says it's halting gas supplies to Ukraine Wednesday morning. Latest: Protesters in downtown Chicago disperse, 25 Nov 2015 05:38:33 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): to feature at New York daily fantasy sports hearing, 25 Nov 2015 08:04:21 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — A judge is expected to hear different interpretations of how the country's two biggest daily fantasy sports companies operate at a hearing Wednesday on whether the businesses should be allowed to continue operating in New York. Latest: About 40,000 without power in western Washington, 25 Nov 2015 05:52:44 GMTSEATTLE (AP) — The latest on the deadly windstorm that swept across the Pacific Northwest (all times local): charged with murder in teen's death; video released, 25 Nov 2015 06:54:14 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before the city released a video of the killing that many people fear could spark unrest. shares lower on jitters over strife in Middle East, 25 Nov 2015 07:31:22 GMTTOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on developments in the Middle East after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane. China execs a vexatious mystery for HK market, 25 Nov 2015 07:45:17 GMTHONG KONG (AP) — The chairman of one of China's biggest securities companies goes missing. The head of another firm resurfaces after months incommunicado. An executive at a film studio is detained for allegedly taking bribes.' top line roars past Flames 5-3, keeping streak alive, 25 Nov 2015 06:42:46 GMTANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks haven't lost at home to Calgary in nearly 12 years, and their top line kept the streak alive with a phenomenal finish. to give speech at opening of Paris climate conference, 25 Nov 2015 06:38:35 GMTBEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping will speak at a key climate change conference in Paris later this month, before making state visits to South Africa and Zimbabwe, officials announced Wednesday. game plan: More hunters donating meat to the hungry, 25 Nov 2015 05:49:06 GMTPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — It's a cool fall morning outside a red brick warehouse in Maine's largest city, and Don Morrison is facing a tall order. It's time to turn 40 pounds of moose and deer meat into enough shepherd's pie to feed 200 people by sundown. Newborn left in Christmas nativity manger at church, 25 Nov 2015 05:35:09 GMTNEW YORK (AP) — For a short time Monday afternoon, the Christmas manger at a New York City church might've been able to pass for the real thing: A newborn baby, with the umbilical cord still attached, was abandoned there. Now, New York City police are searching for whoever left the child. Latest: Protesters march, confront police in Chicago, 25 Nov 2015 07:27:24 GMTCHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):