FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:15:13 -0700Langer wins Senior British Open by record 13 shotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81c5ea06028c463c8ba67f07d306ae25BRIDGEND, Wales (AP) — Bernhard Langer ran away with the Senior British Open on Sunday for his fourth senior major title, finishing a Champions Tour-record 13 strokes ahead of Scotland's Colin Montgomerie.TREVOR PEAKEsSportsBritish Open GolfMen's golfMen's sportsGolfEventsWalesUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81c5ea06028c463c8ba67f07d306ae25Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:42:09 GMTShave ice vendor defies town's new ban on peddlershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7de5a5ebfec248ae93e2ea7edb967598WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential for accidents.JENNIFER McDERMOTTaFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsWesterlyConnecticutRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7de5a5ebfec248ae93e2ea7edb967598Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:43:14 GMTGaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledgeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfb60de8e6d14b62bb53031851775bedGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.IBRAHIM BARZAKTIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsWar and unrestTerritorial disputesWar casualtiesEvacuationsCease firesGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripUnited StatesGazaMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfb60de8e6d14b62bb53031851775bedMon, 28 Jul 2014 04:24:56 GMTJury deliberations to continue in Ventura casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9bdbcdce8ed4b0187ac4f74fb60094aST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After a weekend break, jurors weighing whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed by "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle are entering their fifth day of deliberations.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSt. PaulMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9bdbcdce8ed4b0187ac4f74fb60094aMon, 28 Jul 2014 05:45:56 GMTJaso has 3 RBIs as A's beat Rangers 9-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e55cbb9b06394f839404900908cc0ee6ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — John Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Sunday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsTexasOaklandUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e55cbb9b06394f839404900908cc0ee6Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:54:46 GMTGirls killed, hurt in attack in Thailand's southhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a4b5b77bbce4fbdb2c83140ac49692eHAT YAI, Thailand (AP) — A 12-year-old girl was killed and seven people, including two other girls, were wounded in a roadside bomb attack near an army base in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south, police said Monday.iGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestThailandSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a4b5b77bbce4fbdb2c83140ac49692eMon, 28 Jul 2014 03:51:29 GMTUS exports help Germany increase coal, pollutionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0c94fc6ea074658be4f30bb93a3056aLUENEN, Germany (AP) — One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world.KIRSTEN GRIESHABERDINA CAPPIELLOiBusinessGovernment and politicsScienceInternational tradeEnergy and the environmentProduction facilitiesClimateEnvironmental concernsEconomyUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryAir qualityEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCorporate newsGermanyBerlinUnited StatesEuropeWestern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0c94fc6ea074658be4f30bb93a3056aMon, 28 Jul 2014 04:13:44 GMTUN Security Council calls for 'immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire' in Gazahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4792ad30f1d74974ab0f456382bb17b6UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UN Security Council calls for 'immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire' in Gaza.iGeneral newsCease firesWar and unresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4792ad30f1d74974ab0f456382bb17b6Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:08:30 GMTFamily of 5 shot dead in Maine, gun recoveredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b425597f2b9a41e88ddd27f8b7b9ae08SACO, Maine (AP) — A family of five, including three children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a southern Maine apartment, authorities said.DAVID SHARPaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b425597f2b9a41e88ddd27f8b7b9ae08Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:01:23 GMTFilipino extremists kill at least 16 villagershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cad1d1f4019a4cb9a9ba717e9818595cMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military officials say Abu Sayyaf gunmen have killed at least 16 villagers, including women and children, in a road attack as the civilians traveled in two vans to visit relatives at the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in the south of the country.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestManilaPhilippinesSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cad1d1f4019a4cb9a9ba717e9818595cMon, 28 Jul 2014 06:06:42 GMT10 Things to Know for Mondayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8faf78c868e14cf18eb01be1af060e4cYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsWar and unrestVeteransGun politicsWeapons laws and regulationsMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentGovernment regulationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8faf78c868e14cf18eb01be1af060e4cMon, 28 Jul 2014 01:45:42 GMTSarah Palin launches online subscription channelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e60c131bc71478dafb39d949dd9629eNEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network.FRAZIER MOOREaArts and entertainmentGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e60c131bc71478dafb39d949dd9629eMon, 28 Jul 2014 04:35:46 GMTGolf Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8979b8f7669447f58f6394ee26a182ccMONTREAL (AP) — Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk.The Associated PresssSportsMen's golfWomen's golfGolfMen's sportsWomen's sportsJapanSpainUnited StatesEast AsiaMontrealAsiaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaQuebecCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8979b8f7669447f58f6394ee26a182ccMon, 28 Jul 2014 01:44:38 GMTWashington Kastles win World TeamTennis titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f43d3cd784a4f9c9fe38f893aec5e50SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Martina Hingis led Washington to its fourth straight World TeamTennis title and fifth in six years Sunday, beating Olga Govortsova 5-2 in singles in the Kastles' 25-13 victory over the Springfield Lasers.sSportsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsSpringfieldMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f43d3cd784a4f9c9fe38f893aec5e50Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:21:35 GMTDimitrov out of Washington hard-court tournamenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19eb7d3f04384c7389904f036a3db862WASHINGTON (AP) — Wimbledon semifinalist Grigor Dimitrov pulled out of the Citi Open hard-court tournament, citing the flu and a sinus infection.sSportsWimbledon ChampionshipsEventsTennisDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19eb7d3f04384c7389904f036a3db862Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:50:05 GMTVirus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57b55580cfce43a48144e44ee731ffc7CHICAGO (AP) — A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.LINDSEY TANNERaBusinessHealthAccess to health careMedicationChild and teen healthRespiratory syncytial virusHealth issuesPregnancy and childbirthSexual and reproductive healthWomen's healthDiagnosis and treatmentInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesFinancial servicesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57b55580cfce43a48144e44ee731ffc7Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:39:23 GMTFist bumps less germy than handshakes, study sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c54c975111fb4cb38058b931a52bd3c9NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.MIKE STOBBEaHealthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c54c975111fb4cb38058b931a52bd3c9Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:03:13 GMTMemorial at sea for Ind. pilots after deadly crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6147f673c5c431faea6700ac8aa9039PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Nearly a hundred people gathered on a ferry Sunday off the coast of American Samoa during a memorial service honoring the Indiana teenager who died and his father who is missing after their plane crashed during an attempt to circumnavigate the world.FILI SAGAPOLUTELEiGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAmerican SamoaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6147f673c5c431faea6700ac8aa9039Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:27:01 GMTMan dies after lightning strike affects 14http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42080e67d9be4a73bf5a66b2377dc906LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck or rattled 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsStormsWeatherAccidents and disastersCaliforniaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42080e67d9be4a73bf5a66b2377dc906Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:47:07 GMTPolice in China remove church's crosshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b21b7d5140974711be16cb08ce31205cBEIJING (AP) — Hundreds of police took down a church's cross in eastern China early Monday amid a crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b21b7d5140974711be16cb08ce31205cMon, 28 Jul 2014 03:19:29 GMTCORRECTS: Coroner: Man taken to hospital after lightning hits 14 people in California has diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f934d4498b0942b1ac1b264323263e25LOS ANGELES (AP) — CORRECTS: Coroner: Man taken to hospital after lightning hits 14 people in California has died. (Corrects APNewsAlert that says 14 people were injured on California beach because 1 person was injured on Catalina Island)aGeneral newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f934d4498b0942b1ac1b264323263e25Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:31:52 GMTNot in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e23891f646fb4753a944e86ee390cc33NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.DINA CAPPIELLOaBusinessGovernment and politicsScienceEnvironmental policyInternational tradeClimateEnergy and the environmentEnvironmental concernsOceansEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyEconomyAir qualityUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryUnited StatesGermanyNorfolkNewport NewsVirginiaNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e23891f646fb4753a944e86ee390cc33Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:03:21 GMTAid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba893b2501a744f6bd0eeb67f3708ff0BOONE, N.C. (AP) — A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group official said Sunday.aGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksDiseases and conditionsPublic healthHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessInfectious diseasesLiberiaUnited StatesWest AfricaSierra LeoneGuineaNorth CarolinaAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba893b2501a744f6bd0eeb67f3708ff0Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:40:32 GMTLost Red Sox title ring returned by Yankees fanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a73f18415bcc43fab30874111e211907NEW YORK (AP) — A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan.BEN WALKERsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsFashionBeauty and fashionLifestyleNew York CityNew YorkBostonUnited StatesNorth AmericaMassachusettshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a73f18415bcc43fab30874111e211907Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:39:06 GMTChina profits boost Asian stock marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bee8faa900f472b962481681868f968BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday, shrugging off jitters about stiffer Western sanctions against Russia, after China reported strong corporate profits.JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsChinaEast AsiaRussiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bee8faa900f472b962481681868f968Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:05:38 GMTFirst-place Dodgers complete sweep of Giantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2816ae08df140c59877fe3e40684297SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2816ae08df140c59877fe3e40684297Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:26:54 GMTSmall plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4dcf0025e81f4cbb929932e23a3fecd7SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFloridaSarasotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4dcf0025e81f4cbb929932e23a3fecd7Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:07:42 GMT'Sons of Anarchy' book announced at Comic-Conhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98df6b51477e459d8cfa65096d1a95fbSAN DIEGO (AP) — "Sons of Anarchy" is revving up for its final season but the outlaw motorcycle club will live on in books.ALICIA RANCILIOaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentAnimation and comicsComic-Con InternationalBooks and literatureEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98df6b51477e459d8cfa65096d1a95fbMon, 28 Jul 2014 01:59:35 GMTReporter recalls Soviet evasion in '83 jet downinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e5c5f2b45084a328fc36ef856d808ecThose searching for the truth about what happened in the shoot-down of the Malaysia airliner over Ukraine can take little comfort from the history of another passenger jet that was blasted out of the sky over the Soviet Union more than three decades ago: The Kremlin at the time dodged, weaved and obfuscated. Today, we still don't know what exactly happened to Korean Airlines Flight 007.STEVEN R. HURSTaGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashMilitary facilitiesWar and unrestEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSoviet UnionMoscowUkraineMalaysiaUnited StatesRussiaEast AsiaEastern EuropeEuropeSoutheast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e5c5f2b45084a328fc36ef856d808ecMon, 28 Jul 2014 04:06:05 GMTFormer Seattle Mayor Paul Schell dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7cb3782b4fa48e5943b464e56e9425fSEATTLE (AP) — Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, has died. He was 76.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMunicipal governmentsObituariesLocal governmentsInternational tradeEconomyBusinessSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7cb3782b4fa48e5943b464e56e9425fMon, 28 Jul 2014 03:24:05 GMTKevin Bacon brings his 'Six Degrees' to Comic-Conhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec2176af1ee64d78a83bf589f97f55b8SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kevin Bacon's "Six Degrees" world got even bigger Sunday at Comic-Con.ALICIA RANCILIOaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentComic-Con InternationalEventsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec2176af1ee64d78a83bf589f97f55b8Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:13:17 GMTOfficial: Storms destroy E. Tenn homes, no deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a034fa6af3a44968b00df6aeaa4e11cNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Powerful storms that raked across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, but there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said.aGeneral newsProperty damageWeatherStormsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersTennesseeKnoxvilleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a034fa6af3a44968b00df6aeaa4e11cMon, 28 Jul 2014 03:37:01 GMTHurricane Hernan in Pacific moves away from Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a844a0baf8b847cbbb37f95eb2ce7bcaMEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Hernan spun deeper into the open Pacific on Sunday night after forming earlier in the day far off Mexico's western coast. It posed no threat to land.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherCoastlines and beachesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersStormsEnvironment and natureMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a844a0baf8b847cbbb37f95eb2ce7bcaMon, 28 Jul 2014 03:08:48 GMTMan dies after lightning strikes 14 in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf50aa0d9b3941f9a96798ff00abe627LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsStormsWeatherAccidents and disastersCaliforniaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf50aa0d9b3941f9a96798ff00abe627Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:52:06 GMTZack Sucher won the Midwest Classichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b249c6eb40554843845d125c02828b2bOVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Zack Sucher won the Midwest Classic on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 1-over 72 in windy conditions for a three-stroke victory.sSportsGolfMen's golfMen's sportsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b249c6eb40554843845d125c02828b2bMon, 28 Jul 2014 01:42:53 GMTPolice interview 2 in deadly Philly carjackinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbf4739e4a33450d85bbcd3b77391c93PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say they are questioning two men concerning the carjacking and crash that left three children dead last week.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbf4739e4a33450d85bbcd3b77391c93Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:01:42 GMTRosario Murillo: Nicaragua's 'first comrade'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19b483f060144ecb883d3b81cd632664MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — In Nicaragua, where Marxist dogma has given way to a free market economy, the red-and-black flags of the Sandinista revolution have been supplanted by the pink and baby blue colors favored by the country's first lady, "la companera" Rosario Murillo.ALBERTO ARCEiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsGovernment and politicsLegislatureNewspapersSocialismNew age movementNational electionsElectionsWar and unrestNews mediaMediaLifestyleNicaraguaManaguaVenezuelaPanama CanalLatin America and CaribbeanCentral AmericaSouth AmericaPanamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19b483f060144ecb883d3b81cd632664Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:01:22 GMTPolice investigate deaths of family of 5 in Mainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c114d339a6b4eb6bbd7ec36de28f17eSACO, Maine (AP) — Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker.DAVID SHARPaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c114d339a6b4eb6bbd7ec36de28f17eMon, 28 Jul 2014 06:00:48 GMTCoroner: Man taken to hospital after lightning injured 14 on California beach has diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f46aaaea8e9f454987bf0c1c92e10d42LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coroner: Man taken to hospital after lightning injured 14 on California beach has died.aGeneral newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f46aaaea8e9f454987bf0c1c92e10d42Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:14:42 GMTCalifornia lightning hits 14; 2 critically injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbcb202dd5cf4301b95eae2dc0cc9c12LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lightning struck 13 people at a popular beach in Los Angeles and another man golfing on Catalina Island, leaving two critically injured as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California on Sunday, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsStormsWeatherAccidents and disastersLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbcb202dd5cf4301b95eae2dc0cc9c12Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:53:15 GMTUN Security Council calls for Gaza cease-firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/260b1c3835cb4e32be8e27db2ddd9babUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight (0400 GMT) Monday morning.EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesDiplomacyWar and unrestCease firesIslamInternational relationsGovernment and politicsReligionSocial affairsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/260b1c3835cb4e32be8e27db2ddd9babMon, 28 Jul 2014 06:01:57 GMTPhilippine military says at least 16 villagers killed by Abu Sayyaf militants in road ambushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/033cabc1f6bf4e55a65ba741641b6a52MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says at least 16 villagers killed by Abu Sayyaf militants in road ambush.iGeneral newsPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/033cabc1f6bf4e55a65ba741641b6a52Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:53:56 GMT3 days on, no arrests in hunt for carjack killershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/114e0e2ab3ec4871a8e85bcc91e7f8daPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The hunt for two Philadelphia carjackers who rammed a stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, entered its third day Sunday as officials offered a $110,000 reward for information leading to their capture.aGeneral newsArrestsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderCrimeViolent crimePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/114e0e2ab3ec4871a8e85bcc91e7f8daMon, 28 Jul 2014 03:10:59 GMTDriver seriously injures woman during Zombie Walkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a4448309d244961b4b9ff289d372ef1SAN DIEGO (AP) — A driver struck and seriously injured a woman while fleeing from angry members of the annual Zombie Walk held during Comic-Con, police said.aGeneral newsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a4448309d244961b4b9ff289d372ef1Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:43:40 GMTNorthern California wildfire destroys 13 homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/473c022b59664e04a708b2b9e019f512PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters in Northern California made progress Sunday against a wildfire that has destroyed 13 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park that destroyed one home grew significantly overnight.aGeneral newsProperty damageFiresAccidents and disastersEvacuationsNatural disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/473c022b59664e04a708b2b9e019f512Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:09:21 GMTChinese portal Sohu reports $45 million losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/757faecc0d00410b9d4ba358658f588aBEIJING (AP) — Sohu.com Inc., operator of a popular Chinese Internet portal, says it lost $45 million in the latest quarter while revenue rose 18 percent to $400 million.htBusinessTechnologyFinancial performanceCorporate newsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/757faecc0d00410b9d4ba358658f588aMon, 28 Jul 2014 05:52:18 GMTProfessors object to FAA restrictions on drone usehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3e7031da4e64d71940be7f6b44050c7WASHINGTON (AP) — University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.JOAN LOWYhtGovernment and politicsTechnologyHigher educationDrone aircraftEducationSocial affairsGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3e7031da4e64d71940be7f6b44050c7Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:07:20 GMT5 things to know about coal trade, global warminghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d23f58adbac84958a8ace71db951f6abAs the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. Here are five things to know about the issue:DINA CAPPIELLOaBusinessGovernment and politicsScienceInternational tradeEnergy and the environmentEnvironmental concernsEconomyEnvironmentEnvironment and natureUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryClimateUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d23f58adbac84958a8ace71db951f6abMon, 28 Jul 2014 04:07:31 GMTAruba releases Venezuelan diplomat sought by UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b17306b8dac643a18f2353ec7882ed42BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Aruba's government released a former Venezuelan general who was detained on U.S. drug charges when he arrived to serve as his country's consul on the Dutch Caribbean island, sending him home Sunday night and defusing a diplomatic fight with its neighbor.JOSHUA GOODMANDAVID McFADDENiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeInternational agreementsInternational relationsSmugglingArrestsDiplomacyPolitical corruptionGovernment and politicsCrimeMilitary intelligenceLaw and orderPolitical issuesMilitary and defenseArubaBogotaVenezuelaNetherlandsCaracasColombiaCaribbeanUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b17306b8dac643a18f2353ec7882ed42Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:27:33 GMTUN council agrees on demand for Gaza cease-firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e30fbd784ea14fea9c4175f8666bd7b0UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council agreed on a statement Sunday calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas and scheduled a meeting at midnight to adopt it.EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestCease firesIslamReligionSocial affairsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e30fbd784ea14fea9c4175f8666bd7b0Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:42:45 GMT