FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Jul 2014 23:40:10 -0700Israel target symbols of Hamas control in Gaza CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.iGeneral newsWar and unrestPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripGazaMiddle East, 29 Jul 2014 04:30:17 GMTConn. man cleared in killing seeks compensation, Conn. (AP) — A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he did not commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut hearing to determine how much he should be compensated.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 06:14:57 GMTMarlins score 4 in 9th to beat Nationals 7-6 (AP) — Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Washington Nationals 7-6.STEVEN WINEsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 02:43:08 GMTNo verdict, no mistrial yet in Ventura libel case PAUL, Minn. (AP) — There's been no verdict and no mistrial after five days of deliberations in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.STEVE KARNOWSKIaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and order, 29 Jul 2014 05:56:44 GMTAhmed sends Dbacks over Reds 2-1 in 15 innings (AP) — Nick Ahmed's RBI single with two outs in the 15th inning sent the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night and kept their franchise perfect when games go really long.JOE KAYsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional baseballCincinnatiArizonaOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 03:48:15 GMTImmigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?, Maine (AP) — In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.ALANNA DURKINaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsImmigrationPolitical issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMaineLewistonUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 05:55:53 GMTNYC uses food trucks to bring summer meals to kids YORK (AP) — Within minutes, the line at the food truck parked on a busy Queens thoroughfare extended several people deep. Hipster foodies looking to sample vegan pizzas or fusion tacos?DEEPTI HAJELAaFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment programsGovernment and politicsQueensNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 06:04:47 GMTFBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing video LAKE CITY (AP) — The FBI thoroughly searched its archives and found no evidence that more videos of the Oklahoma City bombing exist, agency employees told a judge Monday in a trial that has rekindled questions about whether any others were involved in the 1995 attack.BRADY McCOMBSTIM TALLEYaGeneral newsNational courtsCrimeBombingsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesSalt Lake CityNorth AmericaUtah, 29 Jul 2014 05:27:20 GMTWhale watching boat snagged by lobster trap rope (AP) — They're not castaways, but like the tourists on television's Gilligan's Island, a group of whale watchers expected only a three-hour tour but got much more after their boat was snagged by a lobster trap rope outside Boston.aGeneral newsLobstersAnimalsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 05:05:57 GMTIsrael targets symbols of Hamas control in Gaza CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats targeted symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City early Tuesday in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a "prolonged" campaign in Gaza.KARIN LAUBTIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsTerritorial disputesDiplomacyAccidents and disastersCease firesHealthGovernment and politicsTelevisionInternational relationsMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseMediaPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastGaza, 29 Jul 2014 05:05:17 GMTTravis d'Arnaud homers, Mets crush Phillies 7-1 YORK (AP) — Travis d'Arnaud went 3 for 4 with a three-run homer, Bartolo Colon made his second straight strong start, and the New York Mets crushed the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 on Monday night.RACHEL COHENsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityPhiladelphiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 29 Jul 2014 02:13:25 GMTCorrection: California Wildfires story, Calif. (AP) — In a story July 27 about California Wildfires, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the type of aircraft assisting firefighters battling a wildfire outside Yosemite National Park. They were fixed-wing airplanes and helicopters, not fixed-wing helicopters.aGeneral newsProperty damageFiresAccidents and disastersNatural disastersEvacuationsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 00:30:28 GMTFriend: McBride slurring during phone call (AP) — Davonta Bynes expected 19-year-old Renisha McBride to stop by his west side Detroit home late Nov. 1, 2013, for a small get-together.COREY WILLIAMSaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 01:57:56 GMTToday in History is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.The Associated PressaInformation technologyIndustriesBusinessMedia and entertainment industryUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEngland, 29 Jul 2014 04:00:34 GMTCarter leads Astros homer-happy win over Athletics (AP) — Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss and Matt Dominguez each hit a home run as the Houston Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 7-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 03:34:22 GMTJudge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers ANGELES (AP) — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.BRIAN MELLEYaBusinessGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsSports team ownership changesSports governanceCelebrityMen's basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 02:46:03 GMTBe ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave their homes and head immediately for Gaza City.KARIN LAUBTIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsTerritorial disputesDiplomacyAccidents and disastersHealthCease firesEvacuationsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsMilitary affairsMilitary and defensePalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastGaza, 29 Jul 2014 02:17:44 GMTUS: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty (AP) — In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach "a very serious matter" and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time.JIM KUHNHENNwGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsNuclear weaponsInternational relationsWeapons of mass destructionGeneral newsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseRussiaUnited StatesUkraineEastern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 01:35:34 GMTRose returns as US basketball team opens camp VEGAS (AP) — Derrick Rose says he feels old.W.G. RAMIREZsSportsInternational basketballMen's basketballMen's sportsAthlete injuriesBasketballAthlete healthNBA basketballProfessional basketballUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 00:57:11 GMTPHOTOS: NKorea opens international camp for kids, North Korea (AP) — Summer camp in North Korea? It's got one — and it's got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts. Oh, and, of course, a big bronze statue of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il surrounded by adoring children.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsTravelLifestyleGamesGovernment and politicsRecreation and leisureNorth KoreaEast AsiaTanzaniaAsiaEast AfricaAfrica, 29 Jul 2014 06:27:20 GMTCalifornia governor takes dig at Texas guard plan CITY (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday that he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."MARK STEVENSONiGeneral newsState governmentsGovernment and politicsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsMexicoCaliforniaUnited StatesTexasNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 29 Jul 2014 02:05:43 GMTWorley tosses 4-hitter, Pirates beat Giants 5-0 FRANCISCO (AP) — Vance Worley tossed a four-hitter for his first career shutout, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded Madison Bumgarner early in a 5-0 win over the struggling San Francisco Giants on Monday night.ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoPittsburghCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 29 Jul 2014 05:00:19 GMTDarden CEO to step down amid Olive Garden troubles YORK (AP) — Darden Restaurants CEO and Chairman Clarence Otis is stepping down as the company fights to fix its flagship Olive Garden chain following its contested sale of Red Lobster.fBusinessCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnel, 29 Jul 2014 02:23:53 GMTPHOTO: NKorea reopens international camp for kids, North Korea (AP) — Summer camp in North Korea? It's got one — and it's got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts. Oh, and, of course, a big bronze statue of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il surrounded by adoring children.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsTravelLifestyleGamesGovernment and politicsRecreation and leisureNorth KoreaEast AsiaTanzaniaAsiaEast AfricaAfrica, 29 Jul 2014 06:17:16 GMTErnst back from military training to Senate race, Iowa (AP) — Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has returned from two weeks of training with the Iowa National Guard to a midterm election race against Democrat Bruce Braley that has become a competitive contest in the battle for Senate control.CATHERINE LUCEYpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsPolitical fundraisingLegislatureArmed forcesMilitary and defenseIowaUnited StatesDes MoinesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 03:12:59 GMTOdorizzi goes 7 strong, Rays beat Brewers 2-1 PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jake Odorizzi won his third consecutive start, James Loney had two RBIs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Monday night.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 02:01:14 GMTTiafoe falls in ATP debut (AP) — Sixteen-year-old Francis Tiafoe lost his ATP tour debut while fellow Americans Robby Ginepri and Donald Young won their opening-round matches at the Citi Open on Monday.BENJAMIN STANDIGsSportsWimbledon ChampionshipsTennisMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 04:37:18 GMTLakers finally confirm Byron Scott is new coach ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Byron Scott is their new coach Monday night.GREG BEACHAMsSportsCoachingNBA FinalsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSports transactionsSports businessEventsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 04:25:05 GMTHiker, 13, missing in California national park CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy has gone missing while hiking at Kings Canyon National Park in Central California.aGeneral newsOutdoor recreationMissing personsRecreation and leisureLifestyleCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 06:03:29 GMTAsia stocks rise modestly ahead of US, China data, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets posted modest gains Tuesday as investors treaded cautiously ahead of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week.YOUKYUNG LEEhtBusinessGeneral newsEconomyData managementStock marketsFinancial marketsComputing and information technologyTechnologyProfessional servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsChinaSouth KoreaEast AsiaUnited StatesRussiaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEurope, 29 Jul 2014 04:47:57 GMTGaga on Bennett duet CD: Jazz comes easier vs. pop YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is a bonafide pop star, but the singer says recording jazz music was easier than pop.MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 01:55:31 GMTCalifornia governor sets more talks on migrants CITY (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown will take another break in his trade visit to Mexico to talk about immigration reform with religious leaders from Latin America on Tuesday.OLGA R. RODRIGUEZiGeneral newsInternational tradeState governmentsImmigrationEconomyBusinessGovernment and politicsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseSocial issuesSocial affairsMexicoUnited StatesCaliforniaLatin America and CaribbeanTexasNorth AmericaCentral America, 29 Jul 2014 04:00:50 GMTT-Mobile deal helps Rhapsody hit 2M paying subs (AP) — Rhapsody International Inc. said Tuesday its partnership with T-Mobile US Inc. has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April.htBusinessTechnologyTelecommunicationsIndustriesSeattleEuropeWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 04:04:06 GMTStudy: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors (AP) — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.JOSH BOAKwBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeThink tanksRecessions and depressionsPersonal loansPolitical organizationsGovernment and politicsEconomyMcAllenTexasSan JoseUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 29 Jul 2014 04:03:05 GMTKey dates in fight over Los Angeles Clippers sale is a timeline of developments in the move to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.The Associated PressaGeneral newsSportsSports team ownership changesMen's basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sports, 29 Jul 2014 05:24:00 GMTAnnoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts (AP) — Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.SETH BORENSTEINwScienceWeatherCoastlines and beachesFloodsOceansOceanographyGeneral newsEnvironment and natureAccidents and disastersEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentClimateAnnapolisMarylandCharlestonSan FranciscoSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 29 Jul 2014 01:09:27 GMTSwiss bank UBS reports 2Q net profit jump (AP) — Swiss banking giant UBS AG reported a 15 percent jump Tuesday in second-quarter net profit compared to a year ago, driven by strong results from its core wealth management and trimmed-down investment banking franchises despite a tough market environment.JOHN HEILPRINiBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsSwitzerlandGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 29 Jul 2014 06:23:51 GMTWada earns 1st MLB win as Cubs beat Rockies (AP) — Tsuyoshi Wada earned his first big league win, pitching seven strong innings Monday night as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-1.JACK CASSIDYsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsBaseballProfessional baseballAthlete healthChicagoColorado SpringsIllinoisUnited StatesNorth AmericaColorado, 29 Jul 2014 03:21:23 GMTUN sanctions NKorea operator of ship with weapons NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations imposed sanctions on the North Korean shipping company that operates a ship seized by Panama in July 2013 for carrying undeclared military equipment from Cuba ordered all countries to freeze its assets.EDITH M. LEDERERiBusinessGeneral newsForeign policyGovernment policyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesNorth KoreaPanamaPyongyangEast AsiaAsiaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 29 Jul 2014 02:59:30 GMTNew fears about Ebola spread after plane scare, Senegal (AP) — No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say he died days later from Ebola, one of the deadliest diseases known to man.KRISTA LARSONMARIA CHENGiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthAfricaWest AfricaLiberiaSierra LeoneNigeriaGuineaTogoSenegal, 29 Jul 2014 02:31:33 GMTExpert testifies in Wisconsin baby kidnapping case, Wis. (AP) — An FBI expert testified Monday in the trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures, saying visits to websites about fake pregnancy bellies were found on computers seized from the woman's home.aGeneral newsViolent crimeKidnappingMissing personsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderWisconsinMadisonColoradoAuroraUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 02:43:17 GMTAbuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt YORK (AP) — A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's most bustling neighborhoods, officials said Monday.JAKE PEARSONTOM HAYSaGeneral newsFugitivesViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesArrestsCrimes against childrenLaw and orderGovernment and politicsUnited StatesCaliforniaNew York CitySan DiegoManhattanNorth AmericaNew York, 29 Jul 2014 04:29:33 GMTCabrera, Dickey lead Blue Jays over Red Sox 14-1 (AP) — Melky Cabrera homered from both sides of the plate and drove in five runs, R.A. Dickey pithed three-hit ball for seven innings and the Toronto Blue Jays romped past the Boston Red Sox 14-1 on Monday night.HOWARD ULMANsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTorontoBostonOntarioCanadaNorth AmericaMassachusettsUnited States, 29 Jul 2014 02:41:16 GMT10 Things to Know for Tuesday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:The Associated PressaGeneral news, 29 Jul 2014 01:14:56 GMTKhmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide charges PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The slow course of justice for the leaders of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime will inch forward again Wednesday, as a U.N.-backed tribunal holds an initial hearing against a pair of defendants in their 80s facing genocide and other charges.ABBY SEIFFiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsGenocidesRace and ethnicityCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderWar and unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsCambodiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 29 Jul 2014 06:14:53 GMTRare storm at California beach hard to see coming ANGELES (AP) — A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror.JOHN ROGERSMATT HAMILTONaGeneral newsStormsWeatherCaliforniaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 05:20:33 GMTRecovered from illness, Serena ready for return, Calif. (AP) — Serena Williams finally realized what happened days later, when she was allowed to get out of bed.RICK EYMERsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 05:12:19 GMTDarvish 8 Ks as Rangers beat Jeter, Yankees 4-2, Texas (AP) — Yu Darvish struck out eight in seven innings for his 10th victory and J.P. Arencibia had a tiebreaking two-run single for the Texas Rangers in a 4-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityTexasNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 03:28:26 GMTDrone almost blocks California firefighting planes SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow most of the 1,200 people under evacuation orders to return home Monday.FENIT NIRAPPILSUDHIN THANAWALAaGeneral newsFiresEvacuationsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersDrone aircraftAgricultureIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 02:57:16 GMT'Pawn Stars' TV star plans stores near famous shop VEGAS (AP) — The long parade of tourists who regularly stop by the downtown Las Vegas shop featured on the History Channel reality show "Pawn Stars" could soon have something better to do while waiting in line.MICHELLE RINDELSaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTravelTelevision programsLifestyleEntertainmentCelebrityLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Jul 2014 02:05:25 GMT