FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Nov 2014 13:17:54 -0800No. 1 Kentucky gives Kansas a Top 25 tumble Kentucky certainly made a believer of Kansas coach Bill Self last week.By DAVE SKRETTAsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsKentuckyKansasFloridaArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:50:01 GMTGarcia Marquez archive goes to University of Texas, Texas (AP) — The archive of celebrated Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been acquired by the University of Texas — meaning the critic of U.S. foreign policy is having his papers end up in a country he wasn't always too fond of.By WILL WEISSERTaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsEducationHigher educationBooks and literatureSocial affairsEntertainmentTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:42:47 GMTAlabama deputy, 3 teens killed in head-on crash, Ala. (AP) — A car full of teenagers collided head-on with a police car, killing three teens and an Elmore County sheriff's deputy, authorities said Monday.wakaalmonwsfaaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:41:01 GMTSecurity breach eyed at US embassy in Yemen YORK (AP) — Court papers filed in New York City say the State Department has uncovered a potential security breach in Yemen involving a corrupt U.S. embassy employee.aGeneral newsEmbassiesPassports and visasFraud and false statementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsTravelLifestyleCrimeYemenUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 21:07:51 GMTWoman cleared in fatal car wreck after GM letter, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge has cleared a woman accused in a fatal wreck after General Motors acknowledged her car would've been among millions recalled for an ignition switch problem that may have contributed to the death.aBusinessGeneral newsCriminal negligenceLegal proceedingsCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:05:16 GMTReview: Idris Elba inspired by Mandela on album Elba, "Idris Elba Presents mi Mandela" (7wallace/Parlophone Records)By MELINDA NEWMANeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainment, 24 Nov 2014 20:48:54 GMTQuiet Atlantic hurricane season coming to end (AP) — This year's relatively quiet Atlantic hurricane season is coming to an end.aGeneral newsWeather patternsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersStormsWeatherClimateEnvironment and nature, 24 Nov 2014 20:13:16 GMTDriver fatigue may have caused California crash, Calif. (AP) — The driver of a tour bus that overturned in California, killing one man and injuring at least 30 other passengers, might have been fatigued, authorities said Monday.aBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCaliforniaFresnoReddingRed BluffUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:53:28 GMTOklahoma says its education waiver reinstated CITY (AP) — The federal government will restore the state's flexibility to decide how to use $29 million in public school funding, Oklahoma officials said Monday.By TIM TALLEYaGeneral newsEducationPrimary and secondary educationSocial affairsOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:52:50 GMTAcademics vote to be forum on Israel boycotts (AP) — A key U.S. organization of Middle East scholars has voted to protect the rights of members who support a longstanding Palestinian call for academic boycotts of Israeli institutions but stopped short of taking a stand for or against such activities.wGovernment and politicsBoycottsPolitical and civil unrestGeneral newsIsraelMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 20:55:50 GMTAttorney: Ferguson grand jury has reached decision, Mo. (AP) — A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, a spokesman for St. Louis County's top prosecutor said Monday.By DAVID A. LIEB and ANDALE GROSSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisJefferson CityUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:49:45 GMTUN chief: Palestinian recognition gains momentum NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday the international community's failure to advance a political solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is spurring governments and parliaments to take action to recognize the state of Palestine — and "that momentum will grow."By EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesGovernment and politicsInternational relationsWar and unrestPalestinian territoriesJerusalemIsraelMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 20:16:16 GMTBioBoxes-United Technologies-Chenevert, Successors, Conn. (AP) — NAME: Louis R. Chenevert.fBusinessUrbanizationCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsState governmentsDemographicsSocial affairsConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:55:35 GMTObama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom (AP) — President Barack Obama says this year's recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom made the world stronger, wiser, more beautiful and more humane.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEwGovernment and politicsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLegislaturePolitical activismPolitical issuesUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:56:04 GMTContrasting views persist on Marion Barry's legacy (AP) — Two divergent views of Marion Barry's legacy stand in stark contrast with one another.By BRETT ZONGKERwGeneral newsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:50:43 GMTGrain lower, livestock mixed (AP) — Grain futures were lower Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:34:10 GMTNadal to open tennis academy in home town in 2016 (AP) — Rafael Nadal will open a tennis academy on his home island of Mallorca in 2016.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisHigh school sportsSpainBalearic IslandsWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 20:30:45 GMTBrowns investigate alleged fight involving Manziel (AP) — Police responded to a Friday morning fight where he a man alleges he was assaulted by someone in Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel's entourage at a downtown hotel.By TOM WITHERSsSportsProfessional footballFootball, 24 Nov 2014 20:27:10 GMTBaby gorilla dies at Como Zoo in Minnesota PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota zoo says a baby gorilla has died just days after being born.aGeneral newsAnimalsZoological parksPrimatesMammalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleSt. PaulMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:53:30 GMTSinn Fein delivers list of suspected IRA rapists (AP) — Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams said Monday that his Irish nationalist party has delivered a list of suspected Irish Republican Army rapists and child abusers to police as the government considers mounting a fact-finding inquiry into the scandal.By SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCrimeViolent crimeArmed forcesMilitary and defenseIrelandNorthern IrelandWestern EuropeEuropeUnited Kingdom, 24 Nov 2014 20:34:48 GMTUniversity president quits amid rape remark furor UNIVERSITY, Pa. (AP) — The embattled president of a historically black university in Philadelphia's suburbs quit Monday, ending a tumultuous semester of sharp criticism and administrative introspection following remarks in which upset parents said he appeared to be blaming women for rape.aGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsViolent crimeCrime, 24 Nov 2014 20:24:25 GMTSting tries to help his ailing Broadway musical YORK (AP) — Sting is hoping his star power can plug up a leaky ship.By MARK KENNEDYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicPerforming artsEntertainment, 24 Nov 2014 20:05:57 GMTUS judge sentences cartel lieutenant to 22 years (AP) — A U.S. judge sentenced a reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to 22 years in prison on Monday for his role in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and other cities.By MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderOrganized crimeChicagoMexicoUnited StatesIllinoisNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Nov 2014 20:06:08 GMTTaylor apologizes, won't appeal NBA suspension, N.C. (AP) — An apologetic Jeffery Taylor says he will not appeal the NBA's 24-game suspension following his guilty plea on domestic violence charges.By STEVE REEDsSportsSports governanceMen's basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:46:20 GMTRedskins' Gruden hedges on RG3 starting next week (AP) — Robert Griffin III's chances of starting next week are under further review.sSportsProfessional footballFootball, 24 Nov 2014 20:46:11 GMTObama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to 18 (AP) — President Barack Obama said this year's recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom made the world stronger, wiser, more beautiful and more humane.By NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politicsMusicLegislaturePolitical activismEntertainmentArts and entertainmentPolitical issuesUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:21:07 GMTSouth Carolina women No. 1 in AP Poll for 1st time Staley and her South Carolina Gamecocks finally have ascended to the top of the poll.By DOUG FEINBERGsSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:14:19 GMTMerck, Iowa firm sign Ebola vaccine licensing deal, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co., a top creator and seller of vaccines, has joined the fight against Ebola, the often-fatal hemorrhagic virus that's been ravaging parts of West Africa for months.By LINDA A. JOHNSONfBusinessImmunizationsMedical researchPublic healthBiologyInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthHealth care industryIndustriesContracts and ordersCorporate newsScienceNew JerseyUnited StatesIowaNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:57:03 GMTSoviet hockey coach Tikhonov dies at 84 (AP) — Viktor Tikhonov, the Soviet hockey coach whose teams won three Olympic gold medals but fell to the United States in the "Miracle on Ice," died after a long illness. He was 84.sSportsCoachingHockeyObituariesWinter Olympic gamesCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentOlympic gamesEventsProfessional hockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 20:28:42 GMTFears of major flooding in snowbound Buffalo ease, N.Y. (AP) — Fears of disastrous flooding from a rapid meltdown of the Buffalo area's 7 feet of snow eased on Monday, but high winds became a menace, threatening to knock down trees and power lines.By CAROLYN THOMPSON and DAVID KLEPPERaGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherFloodsAccidents and disastersBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:46:32 GMTVeteran journalist, educator Michael Shanahan dies (AP) — Michael Shanahan, a veteran Washington political reporter for The Associated Press and Newhouse Newspapers who used that experience to teach new generations of students at George Washington University about the business he loved, died Saturday.By WILL LESTERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNewspapersSchool guidance counselingJournalismObituariesCampaignsNews mediaJournalistsMediaEducationSocial affairsElectionsProfessional footballFootballSportsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 21:04:23 GMTCollege buys $219K Chinese conference table, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey lawmaker is calling for a review of a state university's purchase of a $219,000 custom-built, multimedia conference table from a company in China, where it has a campus it hopes to expand.aGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsChinaNew JerseyGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:40:20 GMTReview: 'Listen' up, David Guetta is all grown up Guetta, "Listen" (Atlantic/Parlophone)By CRISTINA JALERUeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainment, 24 Nov 2014 20:40:25 GMTJudith Ivey to play Thatcher in 'The Audience' YORK (AP) — Judith Ivey will need to get in touch with her fearsome side. She's going to be the "Iron Lady" on Broadway.By MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentPerforming artsEntertainment, 24 Nov 2014 20:04:19 GMTFalcons coach admits mistakes in final minute BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — In a rare admission for a coach, Atlanta's Mike Smith conceded Monday that he "didn't do the things that needed to be done to put our guys in the best position to win the game" in a bitter loss to the Cleveland Browns.By PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsMen's sportsProfessional footballFootball, 24 Nov 2014 20:15:40 GMTBrown family attorney Benjamin Crump: Ferguson grand jury announcement coming Monday evening, Mo. (AP) — Brown family attorney Benjamin Crump: Ferguson grand jury announcement coming Monday evening.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:22:14 GMTPoster for 'London After Midnight' sells for $478K (AP) — A poster for the 1927 film "London After Midnight," starring Lon Chaney, has sold for $478,000, making it the most valuable movie poster ever sold at public auction.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentArts and collectibles auctionsShoppingLifestyle, 24 Nov 2014 20:07:18 GMTGlass shattering? Flournoy tops Pentagon shortlist (AP) — Michele Flournoy, formerly the Pentagon's policy chief and among President Barack Obama's more hawkish advisers, could be in line to become the first woman to lead the U.S. military after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's resignation.By BRADLEY KLAPPERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsArmed forcesDefense policyGovernment transitions2003-11 Iraq WarMilitary leadershipNational securityPolitical organizationsMilitary and defenseGovernment policyNational governmentsEventsWar and unrestUnited StatesAfghanistanDistrict of ColumbiaIraqNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsiaMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 20:52:14 GMTAttorney: Ferguson grand jury announcement Monday, Mo. (AP) — A lawyer for Michael Brown's family says they have been notified that the grand jury considering whether to indict a Ferguson police officer his shooting death has made a decision.By DAVID A. LIEB and ANDALE GROSSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderProtests and demonstrationsViolent crimePolitical and civil unrestMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaSt. LouisJefferson City, 24 Nov 2014 20:28:29 GMTIsrael resumes razing homes to punish attackers (AP) — Enas Shalodi, a Palestinian mother of six, has been severely punished by Israel for something she didn't do.By KARIN LAUBiGeneral newsJudaismRebellions and uprisingsGovernment and politicsReligionSocial affairsWar and unrestJerusalemPalestinian territoriesIsraelWest BankMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 19:49:20 GMTKey figures in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting, Mo. (AP) — A look at some of the key figures in the case of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer in August — a death that stirred weeks of violent unrest in the St. Louis suburb.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAfrican-AmericansPoliceState governmentsTheftLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMissouriSt. LouisFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:42:22 GMTUS Steel to build new headquarters in Pittsburgh (AP) — United States Steel Corp. announced Monday it will build its new world headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of the ongoing redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site by the NHL's Penguins.By JOE MANDAKaBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports facility constructionCorporate officesSports businessMaterials industryIndustriesCorporate newsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPittsburghUnited StatesPennsylvaniaNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:48:16 GMTUS stocks inch further into record territory YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market held at record levels in early afternoon trading Monday. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting demand for stocks.By STEVE ROTHWELLaBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyCurrency marketsStock marketsCommodity marketsFinancial marketsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyFinancial servicesIndustriesEuropeGermanyUnited StatesEast AsiaChinaWestern EuropeNorth AmericaAsiaGreater China, 24 Nov 2014 20:22:42 GMTUK police spied on reporters for years, docs show (AP) — Freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation this year to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail.By RAPHAEL SATTERhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyJournalistsNewspapersJournalismEspionageNews mediaMediaLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEngland, 24 Nov 2014 20:04:19 GMTRedbox raising DVD rental rates by 25 percent FRANCISCO (AP) — Redbox is raising its DVD rental prices by 25 percent beginning next week in an effort to wring more revenue from the shrinking audience that still watches movies on the discs instead of Internet video services such as Netflix.htBusinessTechnologyMovie rentalMedia distributionMedia, 24 Nov 2014 20:19:14 GMTBudweiser gives Clydesdales holiday pink slip YORK (AP) — Budweiser is putting its Clydesdales out to pasture for the holidays.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustries, 24 Nov 2014 20:49:45 GMT2 million could turn out for pope in Philadelphia (AP) — Roman Catholic leaders in Philadelphia are predicting as many as 2 million people could turn out to see Pope Francis during his first U.S. visit as pontiff.By SEAN CARLINaGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:39:11 GMTGOP wisdom shifts on immigration RATON, Fla. (AP) — The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing.By STEVE PEOPLES and JILL COLVINfBusinessGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2012 United States Presidential Election2016 United States Presidential ElectionRace and ethnicityHispanicsElectionsImmigration policyState governmentsImmigrationPolitical partiesBorder securityNational electionsSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyPolitical organizationsMilitary and defenseFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 21:09:21 GMTAtlantic City casino profits up in 3rd quarter CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casino industry saw its operating profits rise in this year's third quarter, helped by Internet gambling money and the absence of large losses racked up last year by weaker casinos.By WAYNE PARRYaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 20:44:53 GMTTimeline of events after death of Michael Brown, Mo. (AP) — A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsCrimePolitical and civil unrestProfessional footballFootballSportsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 21:01:31 GMT