FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:59:59 -0700Goffin beats Struff to reach Moselle Open finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5aefcf79e3074127956d56f0840577a2METZ, France (AP) — Eighth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium remains on course for his second career title after beating Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6 (4), 6-3 to reach the Moselle Open final on Saturday.sSportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5aefcf79e3074127956d56f0840577a2Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:10:50 GMTArmed officers comb ambush suspect's woodshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cd600e1d4a3443889b413b7cbb712bbCANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities who spent the night in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper lived with his parents donned bulletproof vests and gathered heavy rifles before fanning out Saturday morning.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cd600e1d4a3443889b413b7cbb712bbSat, 20 Sep 2014 14:41:37 GMTAfghan presidential vote result to come Sundayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/445d262e29c54b679623dd5397ce7dabKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's drawn-out presidential election may finally be coming to an end.JASON STRAZIUSOiGeneral newsCabinet appointments and nominationsNational electionsElectionsRun-off electionsGovernment and politicsVotingCabinetsGovernment appointments and nominationsAfghanistanUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/445d262e29c54b679623dd5397ce7dabSat, 20 Sep 2014 14:07:59 GMTAt a Glance: the business dealings of Jeb Bushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c25c84163d0b4948a6bc0958e29f7b70Jeb Bush entered the Florida governor's mansion in 1999 with a net worth of $2 million, a relatively modest fortune compared with others in the Bush family. After eight years, his wealth had dipped to roughly $1.3 million.The Associated PressfBusinessGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical partiesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFinancial servicesProducts and servicesCorporate newsPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c25c84163d0b4948a6bc0958e29f7b70Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:29:29 GMTCraig Ferguson plays it loose with new game showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28b65beff80d4f2d82271d35b324b6d3LOS ANGELES (AP) — Craig Ferguson approached his first TV game show host's job with a subversive attitude. Then came the simple matter of his wardrobe for "Celebrity Name Game."LYNN ELBERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28b65beff80d4f2d82271d35b324b6d3Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:49:17 GMT2016 may loom, but Jeb Bush is focused on businesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/260429eb78da44a49e3a1b07de898865CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is busy tending to a growing personal business empire.MICHAEL J. MISHAKSTEVE PEOPLESfBusinessGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical fundraisingState governmentsPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsFinancial servicesIndustriesPolitical organizationsFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/260429eb78da44a49e3a1b07de898865Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:41:23 GMTPope names Cupich as next Chicago archbishophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb31861c22aa4ffb86bd36455d6b8e5dThe bishop chosen by Pope Francis to be the new head of the Archdiocese of Chicago says that people should not read too much into the decision about the Catholic Church's future direction.RACHEL ZOLLaGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsGays and lesbiansMarriageFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth AmericaWashingtonSpokanehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb31861c22aa4ffb86bd36455d6b8e5dSat, 20 Sep 2014 15:37:40 GMTTurkey: 49 hostages have been freedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a648f9678c94ce1b845c3baed80512bANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by the Islamic State group in Iraq were freed Saturday, resolving a serious crisis which Turkish officials had long cited as a reason to avoid moving aggressively against the violent militant group.SUZAN FRASERRAPHAEL SATTERiGeneral newsHostage situationsInternational incidentsGovernment and politicsTurkeyAnkaraMiddle EastIraqWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a648f9678c94ce1b845c3baed80512bSat, 20 Sep 2014 13:23:14 GMTChrysler recalling nearly 189,000 SUVshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/767aef1b686c44bc930292448f6c17f3DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling almost 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall.TOM KRISHERaBusinessGeneral newsSpecial interest groupsPolitical organizationsProducts and servicesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/767aef1b686c44bc930292448f6c17f3Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:50:04 GMTMoose populations down as winter ticks cull herdhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ca464a35f8d46da8f43c0702f7691a9PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sportsmen hoping to bag a big moose are seeing increased competition from a tiny parasite that's cutting down moose populations in New England and across parts of the northern United States, prompting some states to offer hunters fewer permits or halt hunting altogether.PATRICK WHITTLEaGeneral newsSportsAnimal healthMooseZoologyAnimalsTicksHealthAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsMammalsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleBiologyScienceWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureInsectsMaineNorth AmericaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ca464a35f8d46da8f43c0702f7691a9Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:06:19 GMTHugo mauled Charleston, tested mayor 25 years agohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5022e3aaa6f445358a18156cdbc6eb9fCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. was somber that night in 1989 as Hurricane Hugo's 135 mph winds bore down on South Carolina, wrenching the roof off City Hall, flooding streets, toppling buildings and laying waste to the sea islands near the city.BRUCE SMITHaGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersStormsWeatherLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsCharlestonSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5022e3aaa6f445358a18156cdbc6eb9fSat, 20 Sep 2014 14:56:06 GMTRenewed Yemen clashes kill 4 civilianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31e966a606ec403f9e721658c61b0b2fSANAA, Yemen (AP) — A third day of fighting in Yemen's capital pitting Shiite rebels against Sunni militiamen and army units killed at least four civilians and three fighters on Saturday, security and health officials said.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsMilitant groupsMilitary facilitiesWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesYemenSanaaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31e966a606ec403f9e721658c61b0b2fSat, 20 Sep 2014 13:18:31 GMTAstronauts getting 3-D printer at space stationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3616fbf78544a1ea83d4e2a37098906CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space.MARCIA DUNNhtBusinessScienceTechnologySpace launches3-D technologySpace explorationGeneral newsEntertainment and media technologyPlanetsAstronomyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3616fbf78544a1ea83d4e2a37098906Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:30:07 GMTHamilton beats Rosberg to Singapore polehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d430eb510c846d0a883c8e4ee16ba17SINGAPORE (AP) — The margin was closer than ever, and their rivals a tougher challenge, yet the outcome was the same as usual Saturday as Mercedes locked out the front row for the Singapore Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton edging Nico Rosberg by a mere seven thousandths of a second.CHRIS LINESsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingSingaporeSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d430eb510c846d0a883c8e4ee16ba17Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:32:36 GMTGOP doctor appeals on social issues in Oregon racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9df98d3dddca4ae7b52fe955213c283dPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby is looking to leave behind her highly specialized medical career for a U.S. Senate seat.JONATHAN J. COOPERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislaturePolitical partiesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesOregonNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9df98d3dddca4ae7b52fe955213c283dSat, 20 Sep 2014 14:35:39 GMTA look at American jihadis: Why do they fight?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9d26e34b4d240a8b5880bef1f48007bWASHINGTON (AP) — A look at four Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight:DEB RIECHMANNwGovernment and politicsTerrorismMilitant groupsWar and unrestCivil warsCrimeIntelligence agenciesGeneral newsUnited StatesSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastRochesterRochesterNew YorkNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeMinnesotahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9d26e34b4d240a8b5880bef1f48007bSat, 20 Sep 2014 12:39:41 GMTKenya police chief warns residents to be vigilanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7279ce2e0e26430ea8a6d5bdf10a79c6NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's police chief is asking residents to be "extra vigilant" of attacks in the week following Sunday's anniversary of the Westgate Mall attack.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsPoliceWar and unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsKenyaSomaliaEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7279ce2e0e26430ea8a6d5bdf10a79c6Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:25:13 GMTPope creates panel to 'safeguard' marriage bondhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95e383349e654c5ab8900b1ce5853525VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has created a commission to study how to safeguard what the church calls the everlasting bonds of marriage while streamlining annulment procedures.iGeneral newsChristianityMunicipal governmentsMarriageReligionSocial affairsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsFamily issuesVatican CityWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95e383349e654c5ab8900b1ce5853525Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:26:28 GMTCaravan du Nord to kick off in Austin Sept. 26http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18f198d94d3f462fa1857a2e9d853e3fST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The fourth annual Caravan du Nord, a traveling showcase of Minnesota music, kicks off in Austin on Sept. 26.tTravelLifestyleMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentAustinMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18f198d94d3f462fa1857a2e9d853e3fSat, 20 Sep 2014 11:48:45 GMT'Nearly empty' Picasso museum open in Parishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/093dcf84ce794bf8a90571839b6e59fdPARIS (AP) — Paris' Picasso museum is reopening for two days this weekend after five years of closure over a renovation fraught with setbacks, accusations and sackings. But if the public expects art they'll be disappointed: it's practically empty.THOMAS ADAMSONiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsArt museumsMuseumsVisual artsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/093dcf84ce794bf8a90571839b6e59fdSat, 20 Sep 2014 12:00:50 GMTPotential push for Obama to expand military efforthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c11fbcd77314aa5b48c79ff21d4a875WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outlined.JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsWar and unrestMilitant groupsCampaignsArmed forcesGeneral newsElectionsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesIraqSyriaNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c11fbcd77314aa5b48c79ff21d4a875Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:48:58 GMTResidents get home as Pa. shooter search goes onhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63da78874d334b00b5a1607015f9d668CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities continue to search the area where the man suspected in last week's deadly ambush at a Pennsylvania State Police barracks lived with his parents.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeSearch and rescue effortsPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63da78874d334b00b5a1607015f9d668Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:46:48 GMTTracing shift from everyday American to jihadishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff9ca553ad554f9ab30fa05a9f10f82eWASHINGTON (AP) — A college dropout from Florida. A nurse's aide from Denver. The owner of a pizza-and-wings joint from upstate New York.NANCY BENACDEB RIECHMANNwGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsTerrorismWar and unrestGeneral newsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesSyriaMiddle EastNew YorkYemenNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff9ca553ad554f9ab30fa05a9f10f82eSat, 20 Sep 2014 12:38:02 GMTS. Sudan mediators condemns renewed fightinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7342a21a8ded415883b7c8c95645998aADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Mediators of the conflict in South Sudan say there is renewed fighting there between government and rebel troops.iGeneral newsInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsDiplomacySouth SudanEthiopiaEast AfricaNorth AfricaAfricaSudanMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7342a21a8ded415883b7c8c95645998aSat, 20 Sep 2014 13:55:27 GMTSierra Leone complies with Ebola lockdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5ac6ef8f52c47bcb74b4bcec91275a4FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Officials say thousands of health care workers successfully fanned out across Sierra Leone on the first day of an unprecedented three-day anti-Ebola lockdown despite some logistical blunders.iGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSierra LeoneWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5ac6ef8f52c47bcb74b4bcec91275a4Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:09:11 GMTJournal aims to stoke interest in Midwest historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cc7c2ed1fb546619cba41ba65304a1fOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When T.V. Golden set out to bring a modern irrigation system to parched northwestern Nebraska in the late 19th century, some of the more established settlers objected, fearing that acknowledging the problem would stanch the flow of immigrants who had turned the area into a "young Ireland."MARGERY A. BECKaGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsOmahaNebraskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cc7c2ed1fb546619cba41ba65304a1fSat, 20 Sep 2014 15:38:38 GMTGuilty verdict in peanut trial should send warninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd1fca8f9df243079624ade8d376e595ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare.RUSS BYNUMKATE BRUMBACKaBusinessGeneral newsObstruction of justiceFood safetyDisease outbreaksLegal proceedingsCrimePublic healthHealthLaw and orderPoisoningDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesProducts and servicesCorporate newsAlbanyUnited StatesGeorgiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd1fca8f9df243079624ade8d376e595Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:17:19 GMTJailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc1d5f0ce3534e72a3a41d10eb1cbcebDay or night, the lights inside cell 135C of central New Mexico's Valencia County Detention Center were always on.ADAM GELLERaGeneral newsPost-traumatic stress disorderWorkplace diversityLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeCorrectional systemsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsMental healthHealthPersonnelBusinessSocial diversityNew MexicoNew York CityMadisonUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew YorkWisconsinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc1d5f0ce3534e72a3a41d10eb1cbcebSat, 20 Sep 2014 15:49:30 GMTSecurity breached: Intruder gets into White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82a229b53ab34f3aa305e5210c8ab569WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsDistrict of ColumbiaNetherlandsUnited StatesNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82a229b53ab34f3aa305e5210c8ab569Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:39:20 GMTAlonso fastest in final Singapore GP practicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c246902fe45a472599839ffe581a6af5SINGAPORE (AP) — Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso set the fastest time in Saturday's final practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix, with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo second fastest ahead of what looms as a very close qualifying.CHRIS LINESsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingSingaporeSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c246902fe45a472599839ffe581a6af5Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:26:18 GMTProsecutors look to new DNA testing in twin caseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43e6f30b8c1c412198e8e9e4b55a8d39BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors in Boston were forced to put a rape suspect on trial three times before jurors were willing to convict him a decade ago. It wasn't due a lack of evidence, but because the suspect was an identical twin.DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsForensicsCrimeLaw and orderBostonGrand RapidsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaMichiganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43e6f30b8c1c412198e8e9e4b55a8d39Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:31:55 GMTPope Albania visit showcases Muslim-Christian tieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e898c518cef41d9b7c2e579c272fc8fDERVEN, Albania (AP) — The one-room, stone church of St. Nicholas has sat on the top of a hill here since the 16th century, destroyed three times and rebuilt in a testament to the Catholic presence in this region that dates to St. Paul. Its latest incarnation, however, is particularly poignant: 15 Muslim families chipped in to help rebuild it in a sign of the remarkable coexistence that exists in Albania between Christians and Muslims.LLAZAR SEMINIiGeneral newsChristianityIslamReligionSocial affairsAlbaniaTiranaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e898c518cef41d9b7c2e579c272fc8fSat, 20 Sep 2014 12:23:45 GMTDalai Lama praises China's leader as 'realistic'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ac79c66bfc4d6e99c6b537ebba5960NEW DELHI (AP) — The Dalai Lama praised Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday for being "more realistic" and principled than his predecessors, a day after Xi's three-day visit to India ended.KATY DAIGLEiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesBuddhismReligionHinduismGovernment and politicsBorder securityWar and unrestSocial affairsMilitary and defenseChinaIndiaNew DelhiTibetBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaSouth Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4ac79c66bfc4d6e99c6b537ebba5960Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:15:54 GMTMunich expects 6 million visitors at Oktoberfesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16d17a03ddd147a4a445631b7cda62b7MUNICH (AP) — Four taps on the keg and the beer started to flow.iGeneral newsGermanyMunichWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16d17a03ddd147a4a445631b7cda62b7Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:06:27 GMTPomp, little action expected at UN climate summithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be8d58014c6c456184ee4bfaeb6f21b5WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 120 world leaders will convene for a U.N. climate summit. Environmentalists will take to the streets in what is being billed as the largest march ever on global warming. Celebrities, CEOs and climatologists will appear at a string of events and press conferences.DINA CAPPIELLOwGeneral newsEnvironmental policySummitsClimateEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyGovernment and politicsInternational relationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be8d58014c6c456184ee4bfaeb6f21b5Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:22:04 GMTSierra Leone marathoner joins race against Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/302a7dace29944ba86669b8cb0bd5704FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — As a boy, marathon runner Idrissa Kargbo sprinted through the villages of Sierra Leone on errands for his grandmother and later as a coffee courier. Now at 23 years old, his times have qualified him for races on three continents.ROBBIE COREY-BOULETCLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYiGeneral newsHealthSportsDisease outbreaksMarathonsNon-governmental organizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleTrack and fieldGovernment and politicsSierra LeoneFreetownWest AfricaLiberiaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/302a7dace29944ba86669b8cb0bd5704Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:40:23 GMTJailed Venezuelan police chief freedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a130d0aaf8e243d2a8b80793e57f5bdbCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A former Caracas police chief whose decade-long imprisonment had rallied Venezuela's opposition has been released from jail to serve the remainder of his sentence at home.JORGE RUEDAiGeneral newsSocial mediaProtests and demonstrationsCrimePoliceGovernment and politicsOnline mediaMediaPolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesVenezuelaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a130d0aaf8e243d2a8b80793e57f5bdbSat, 20 Sep 2014 13:37:47 GMTBuffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d86008f787ff46e884726ab877b70141MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters in order to ensure a stable truce in eastern Ukraine.YURAS KARMANAUiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsDiplomacyWar and unrestCease firesAccidents and disastersGovernment and politicsInternational relationsUkraineCrimeaKievMoscowRussiaBelarusMinskDonetskEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d86008f787ff46e884726ab877b70141Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:42:43 GMTScottish teens proud, passionate about votinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0301d8c51c614f838db5e23667366228EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — They arrived before polling stations even opened, dressed for the school day in striped ties and blazers, dress slacks and tartan skirts, book bags over their shoulders — and for the first time in British history, ballot cards in hand.SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSocial mediaVotingParliamentary electionsElectionsOnline mediaMediaUnited KingdomScotlandEdinburghWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0301d8c51c614f838db5e23667366228Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:41:28 GMTRescuers save 50,000 as floods hit south Pakistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74e186e2a22c4d3298c4f586e8984168ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's disaster management agency says rescuers with boats and helicopters have evacuated about 50,000 people from the country's south after raging floods inundated more villages there.iGeneral newsFloodsAccidents and disastersDisaster planning and responseSearch and rescue effortsPakistanIndiaSouth AsiaKashmirAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74e186e2a22c4d3298c4f586e8984168Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:56:48 GMTKurds head to Syria from Turkey to fight militantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7670f99f2ef944ceadfc5b6df4ac1fa6BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of Kurdish fighters have crossed from Turkey into neighboring Syria to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants, activists said Saturday. Fighting there led another prominent Kurdish official to appeal for international assistance in their battle against the extremists.DIAA HADIDiGeneral newsCivil warsMilitant groupsWar and unrestSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastIraqWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7670f99f2ef944ceadfc5b6df4ac1fa6Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:11:32 GMTQuakes destroy or damage 83 houses in Philippineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ac71debd9ed4c158cfe0312aa1de19bMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A series of earthquakes destroyed 17 houses and damaged 66 others Saturday in a southern Philippine town, slightly injuring three people, officials said.iGeneral newsProperty damageNatural disastersAccidents and disastersScienceAccidentsPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ac71debd9ed4c158cfe0312aa1de19bSat, 20 Sep 2014 12:42:20 GMTNews Guide: Steyer writes $15M to his super PAChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34f3d7bf54a6447eb9951974a4effd31WASHINGTON (AP) — The political parties, their campaign committees and some of their super PACs faced a Saturday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in August. Highlights from the filings:PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsElectionsLegislatureCampaigns2014 United States General ElectionPolitical partiesPolitical action committeesUnited States General ElectionEventsPolitical organizationsGeneral electionsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34f3d7bf54a6447eb9951974a4effd31Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:08:04 GMTTurkish hostages freed, but questions lingerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/047d26ef34b743548a2620996ebefd54ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo.SUZAN FRASERRAPHAEL SATTERiGeneral newsHostage situationsKidnappingDiplomacyGovernment and politicsCrimeInternational relationsTurkeyAnkaraUnited StatesMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/047d26ef34b743548a2620996ebefd54Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:48:22 GMTNew Zealand prime minister wins 3rd term in officehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e19b1b2ff9214cde9827c1b467659c00WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Prime Minister John Key won an emphatic victory Saturday in New Zealand's general election to return for a third term, a result that will be seen as an endorsement of the way his National Party has handled the economy.NICK PERRYiGeneral newsPolitical resignationsParliamentary electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsNew ZealandOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e19b1b2ff9214cde9827c1b467659c00Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:29:32 GMTArmed officers scatter in ambush suspect's woodshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cedaeb2570f46ccb777fa0dbfc70cfaCANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities who spent the night in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper lived with his parents donned bulletproof vests and gathered heavy rifles before scattering Saturday morning.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cedaeb2570f46ccb777fa0dbfc70cfaSat, 20 Sep 2014 12:55:45 GMTLast stretch of New York's High Line to openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8e0a340ff50449c8f224da7b07cedd5NEW YORK (AP) — The last stretch of New York's High Line opens Sunday, completing one of the nation's most distinctive urban transformations: an abandoned stretch of elevated rails that's been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees.VERENA DOBNIKaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8e0a340ff50449c8f224da7b07cedd5Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:33:58 GMTRNC bests DNC in August fundraisinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df148514a23a427b89da7d696b91c686WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee again outraised its Democratic rival last month and is sitting on a $3 million lead, according to campaign finance reports filed Saturday.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df148514a23a427b89da7d696b91c686Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:05:23 GMTBrown credited with turning Scot independence tidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aec65e6fc1da43b889af40ac5c2a80b5KIRKCALDY, Scotland (AP) — Dour. Grim. Downright uninspiring. When Gordon Brown ended a disappointing three years as British prime minister in 2010, few would have credited him as the man most likely to swing a popular vote ever again.SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMunicipal governmentsNationalismLocal governmentsScotlandUnited KingdomGlasgowEnglandLondonWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aec65e6fc1da43b889af40ac5c2a80b5Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:39:44 GMTLady Gaga: 'It's a very happy time in my life'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8df978de024d42c5986a2d3446a84d27NEW YORK (AP) — After hip surgery and parting ways with her longtime manager, Lady Gaga says things are looking up.MESFIN FEKADUeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrityTel AvivIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8df978de024d42c5986a2d3446a84d27Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:06:38 GMT