FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 21 Sep 2014 05:07:30 -0700Weaver helps Angels to 8-5 win over Rangershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd3f2044e3fb41b8b00c303f069b43baANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jered Weaver earned his AL-leading 18th victory, Albert Pujols reached the 100-RBI mark with a two-run homer and Mike Trout also hit a two-run shot to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 8-5 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night.JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd3f2044e3fb41b8b00c303f069b43baSun, 21 Sep 2014 04:22:17 GMTTurkish security forces clash with Kurdshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5955ef107bd425b885492125e420f71KUCUK KENDIRCILER, Turkey (AP) — Turkish security forces on Sunday fired tear gas, water and paint pellets on dozens of Kurds in a village on the border with Syria, which tens of thousands of refugees have crossed to escape the Islamic State group.DESMOND BUTLERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5955ef107bd425b885492125e420f71Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:12:08 GMTMississippi St. stuns No. 8 LSU, 34-29http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39dc5e8c50e24f44a96a4780d22e9b8fBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Dak Prescott's dynamism put a dent in the Death Valley mystique and helped Mississippi State end some long, frustrating streaks.BRETT MARTELsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballMississippiAlabamaLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39dc5e8c50e24f44a96a4780d22e9b8fSun, 21 Sep 2014 04:48:21 GMTAfghan presidential candidates to sign power dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/103e8466e01448d8b73b643e0982be9dKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two presidential candidates were set to a sign a power-sharing deal on national TV on Sunday, three months after a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of U.S. and foreign troops.JASON STRAZIUSORAHIM FAIEZiGeneral newsRun-off electionsGovernment and politicsVotingElectionsNational electionsAfghanistanKabulUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/103e8466e01448d8b73b643e0982be9dSun, 21 Sep 2014 07:17:14 GMTKenya marks 1 year since Westgate mall attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9ad067c1b0b412fa109b1a1029cbd42NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya is marking one year since four gunmen stormed the upscale Westgate Mall in Nairobi, killing 67 people.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestKenyaNairobiEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9ad067c1b0b412fa109b1a1029cbd42Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:41:02 GMTNo. 2 Oregon beats Washington St. 38-31http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f45c5ded6dba4a66b6032757ae5ffa3cPULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Marcus Mariota threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns as No. 2 Oregon held off Washington State 38-31 on Saturday night in a matchup of two of the top offenses in the nation.NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballWashingtonOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f45c5ded6dba4a66b6032757ae5ffa3cSun, 21 Sep 2014 06:04:05 GMTRetiring Li Na has "no regrets" about retiringhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1e2fd6085fd4a15a61ae67a585b94acBEIJING (AP) — Two days after announcing the end of her momentous tennis career in an open letter to friends and fans, Li Na entered her farewell news conference with the appearance of somebody who had been crying.iGeneral newsSportsTennisWomen's tennisWomen's sportsBeijingChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1e2fd6085fd4a15a61ae67a585b94acSun, 21 Sep 2014 10:23:09 GMTNo. 2 Oregon holds off Washington State, 38-31http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f276a5e7e3d643bca8b6bf0ebbf80859PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Oregon coach Mark Helfrich had one word to describe Marcus Mariota's play against Washington State: "Ridiculous."NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballWashingtonOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f276a5e7e3d643bca8b6bf0ebbf80859Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:09:44 GMTNASA's Maven explorer arriving at Mars after yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f3813e7c75247ab8c52151f78b7bf1eCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It's show time at Mars.MARCIA DUNNhtGeneral newsSciencePlanetsAerospace technologyAtmospheric scienceAstronomyIndustrial technologyTechnologyEarth scienceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f3813e7c75247ab8c52151f78b7bf1eSun, 21 Sep 2014 08:14:58 GMTEgypt to host post-Gaza war talks this weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed18214be3b34110b2be5781df04ec78RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian negotiator says Egypt will host indirect talks between Israelis and Palestinians on a sustained Gaza cease-fire deal, and negotiations between Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah on who should run the territory.iGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestPalestinian territoriesEgyptIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed18214be3b34110b2be5781df04ec78Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:04:14 GMTLast king of Nepal suffers heart attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/327262a8cb2048d8be91f7d656bcbf10KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The last king of Nepal is in stable condition in a hospital after suffering a heart attack, doctors said Sunday.iGeneral newsNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/327262a8cb2048d8be91f7d656bcbf10Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:43:30 GMTTurkey: We'll keep secret behind hostage releasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0f1591683c343ee96a764cf950d9c29ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his government will not reveal details of a covert operation that ensured the release of 49 people held hostage by the Islamic State group.iGeneral newsHostage situationsTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0f1591683c343ee96a764cf950d9c29Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:56:21 GMTHuge Northern California wildfire keeps growinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a175a23493c046799cb41ecefd1e2096POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structured had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said.Associated PressaGeneral newsProperty damageFiresAccidents and disastersNatural disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a175a23493c046799cb41ecefd1e2096Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:21:13 GMTG-20 says close to goal of $2 trillion in growthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffc1992aab4f46b6a9043ba5a5981677SYDNEY (AP) — Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies said on Sunday they are close to reaching their goal of boosting world GDP by more than $2 trillion over the next five years, and will focus on infrastructure investment to help reach the target.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic outlookEconomySummitsHockeyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsSportsAustraliaSydneyEast AsiaOceaniaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffc1992aab4f46b6a9043ba5a5981677Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:57:23 GMTUkraine says it won't pull back troops just yethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f35b8aacb1b1402688dcc095d0b87df0MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian official says Kiev won't pull back its troops until the previously agreed cease-fire is implemented.iGeneral newsWar and unrestCease firesDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsUkraineKievRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f35b8aacb1b1402688dcc095d0b87df0Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:50:42 GMTNo. 4 Oklahoma beats West Virginia 45-33http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f890c31730143d2a41e5aeb3b2bf7ffMORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — All that strength work is paying dividends for Oklahoma's bruising Samaje Perine.JOHN RABYsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOklahomaVirginiaWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f890c31730143d2a41e5aeb3b2bf7ffSun, 21 Sep 2014 04:37:33 GMTBomb kills policeman near Egypt foreign ministryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbdfbc3ded3c4aaea8b736d4ce5b23cdCAIRO (AP) — Security officials say a roadside bomb went off on a busy downtown Cairo street near the foreign ministry, killing a senior policeman.HAMZA HENDAWIiGeneral newsBombingsInternational relationsPoliceGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbdfbc3ded3c4aaea8b736d4ce5b23cdSun, 21 Sep 2014 09:35:16 GMTSuspect surrenders in Idaho reservation standoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2d7f618f0344beb87469358c93b6713POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — An armed man surrendered Saturday night following an 18-hour standoff on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in southeast Idaho, authorities said.aGeneral newsNative AmericansIdahoPocatelloUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2d7f618f0344beb87469358c93b6713Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:40:16 GMTSpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56dc4098c2804a369787e735875e5d7cCAPE CANAVERAL (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit.MARCIA DUNNhtBusinessScienceTechnologySpace launchesSpace exploration3-D technologyGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesEntertainment and media technologyPlanetsAstronomyIndustrial products and servicesRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56dc4098c2804a369787e735875e5d7cSun, 21 Sep 2014 07:49:05 GMTGerman families to sue Ukraine over MH17 crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae291cc60abe450bbd69a236059abddfBERLIN (AP) — A German lawyer says he plans to sue Ukraine for negligence in the downing of Malaysia Airline Flight 17.iGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGermanyUkraineMalaysiaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae291cc60abe450bbd69a236059abddfSun, 21 Sep 2014 11:30:05 GMTTense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82e235062d5249f88016313b0f448283CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an eighth day Saturday as police appeared to have narrowed their search, largely shutting down the area where he lived with his parents but leaving neighbors with few answers about what's going on just outside their front doors.MARC LEVYMARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeDocumentariesEntertainmentArts and entertainmentStroudsburgPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82e235062d5249f88016313b0f448283Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:32:44 GMTCalifornia authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45a59fe43acc4f6fa3a32261e1b21925SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four of five inmates have been recaptured a day after their escape from a central California jail, authorities said. The fifth man remained at large.TERRY COLLINSaGeneral newsPrison breaksCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderCaliforniaMaderaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45a59fe43acc4f6fa3a32261e1b21925Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:45:16 GMTWho wins Senate control? Nov. 4 might not decidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1f4dbbc696248e89c0c22ece1b76db3WASHINGTON (AP) — A suspenseful election night is one thing, but what if it stretches out for a month? Or into next year?CHARLES BABINGTONpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElections2014 United States General ElectionLegislatureUnited States General ElectionElection recountsPolitical partiesEventsPolitical organizationsGeneral electionsUnited StatesLouisianaAlaskaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1f4dbbc696248e89c0c22ece1b76db3Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:55:48 GMTAt Asian Games, rivalries not always about sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90ec1a0d7b2047c69fba4efa92a727ccINCHEON, South Korea (AP) — On the one hand, you have China and India, which account for about a quarter of the world's population. On the other, the Maldives, population 345,000. There's Bhutan, which has been described as the happiest place on Earth, and Syria, which certainly isn't. And for good measure, why not throw in some of the most repressive regimes on the planet — North Korea, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan?ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsSports2014 Asian GamesAsian GamesWomen's sportsTerritorial disputesHuman rights and civil libertiesOlympic gamesEventsWar and unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsWinter Olympic gamesSouth KoreaJapanEast AsiaChinaSyriaKashmirBeijingMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaSouth AsiaSoutheast AsiaCentral AsiaAsiaGreater ChinaIndiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90ec1a0d7b2047c69fba4efa92a727ccSun, 21 Sep 2014 09:44:01 GMT5 things to know about possible Senate uncertaintyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7448f1804668446c90c8711129dd81f4Election Day may not decide which party wins the Senate majority. Why?The Associated PresspGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7448f1804668446c90c8711129dd81f4Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:58:31 GMTPliskova beats Lepchenko to win Korea Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ba67fd62aac4636869f38d9da7d0b3cSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic defeated fifth-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2 on Sunday to win the Korea Open.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ba67fd62aac4636869f38d9da7d0b3cSun, 21 Sep 2014 10:11:25 GMTDalai Lama praises China's leader as 'realistic'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abb4b269ebc346d29ae29f24e0737df6NEW 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 newsReligious strifeTerritorial disputesBuddhismReligionHinduismBorder securityWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSocial affairsMilitary and defenseIndiaChinaNew DelhiTibetSouth AsiaBeijingAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abb4b269ebc346d29ae29f24e0737df6Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:28:50 GMTSpanish judge indicts 9 persons for cyber fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76720ddf03bd4bcdb7ea08b9780dbd30MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge charged nine people with fraud Sunday for allegedly participating in the theft of $45 million after a massive hacking of a bank's card payments system.JORGE SAINZhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyComputer crimeTheftFraud and false statementsIndictmentsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderMadridSpainDominican RepublicUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76720ddf03bd4bcdb7ea08b9780dbd30Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:31:39 GMTNo. 1 Florida St survives against No. 22 Clemsonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c506e4d700c435e9c797d1fcedc8b23TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — No. 1 Florida State seemed destined to lose with its Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston standing on the sideline, suspended and relegated to cheerleader.KAREEM COPELANDsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c506e4d700c435e9c797d1fcedc8b23Sun, 21 Sep 2014 05:51:11 GMTFormer Titans kicker Bironas killed in accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ab77c746b354afcb1071766d8f897f6NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas has died after a car accident near his home, according to police.sSportsAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationProfessional footballFootballNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ab77c746b354afcb1071766d8f897f6Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:56:12 GMTSyria blasts coalition against Islamic Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a26a706172f043febe69d5411e202780DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's parliament speaker says the U.S. should work with Damascus in assembling a coalition to battle the Islamic State extremist group rather than allying with nations that support terrorism.iGeneral newsWar and unrestSyriaDamascusMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a26a706172f043febe69d5411e202780Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:52:19 GMTBomb kills 3 near Egypt foreign ministryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17955ed9beff441fbed45b58a3fef1e3CAIRO (AP) — Security officials say a roadside bomb went off on a busy downtown Cairo street, killing two policemen and a passer-by near the foreign ministry.HAMZA HENDAWIiGeneral newsBombingsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoNile RiverMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17955ed9beff441fbed45b58a3fef1e3Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:29:10 GMTDay 9 begins in hunt for trooper slaying suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ecf6cb3fe4444a1ab1180b01c1cceabCANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for a ninth day Sunday as police appeared to have narrowed their search, largely shutting down the area where he lived with his parents but leaving neighbors with few answers about what's going on just outside their front doors.MARC LEVYMARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeDocumentariesEntertainmentArts and entertainmentStroudsburgPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ecf6cb3fe4444a1ab1180b01c1cceabSun, 21 Sep 2014 08:13:14 GMTPope flags Christian-Muslim ties in Albaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8490f41dcde467182b9210cbe33f779TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis arrived Sunday in Albania on his first European trip, designed to highlight the Balkan nation's path from a brutal communist state where religion was banned to a model of Christian-Muslim coexistence for a world witnessing conflict in God's name.LLAZAR SEMINIiGeneral newsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesAlbaniaEuropeTiranaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8490f41dcde467182b9210cbe33f779Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:04:47 GMTThose 0-2 teams better get started nowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6865e265c224922a5803c9ded2a640fThose sputtering machines in New Orleans and Indianapolis had better fire up soon.BARRY WILNERsSportsAthlete injuriesNFL Super BowlProfessional footballAthlete healthFootballEventsPhiladelphiaNew YorkMiamiJacksonvilleJacksonvilleBuffaloOaklandSan FranciscoTampaIllinoisIndianaGreen BayHoustonPittsburghSan DiegoDallasCincinnatiClevelandSt. LouisSeattleKansas CityWashingtonPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaFloridaTexasCaliforniaWisconsinOhioMissourihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6865e265c224922a5803c9ded2a640fSun, 21 Sep 2014 07:45:43 GMTWife of UK hostage issues plea to militantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba6940d6bb164c6ebd300aa8593125c1LONDON (AP) — The wife of a British aid worker held hostage by the Islamic State group has issued a statement pleading for the militants to release him and respond to her messages "before it is too late."SYLVIA HUIiGeneral newsHostage situationsKidnappingCrimeUnited KingdomSyriaWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba6940d6bb164c6ebd300aa8593125c1Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:33:43 GMTBomb kills 2 policemen near Egypt Foreign Ministryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74526c550bc544288566a8ee3fe4192cCAIRO (AP) — A roadside bomb went off on Sunday on a busy downtown Cairo street near the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, killing two senior policemen, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.HAMZA HENDAWIiGeneral newsBombingsInternational relationsPoliceGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74526c550bc544288566a8ee3fe4192cSun, 21 Sep 2014 10:23:20 GMTChinese destroyer docks in Iran, first such visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08659ce71f2a4832b2bb7bdd1174b603TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state television is reporting that a Chinese destroyer has docked in a southern Iranian port in the first such visit to the country by the Chinese navy.iGeneral newsChinaIranGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08659ce71f2a4832b2bb7bdd1174b603Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:21:06 GMTAbdullah key in No. 24 Neb's 41-31 win over Miamihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d562e8ca7be49d7aafbf355667afb45LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska didn't let a few scuffles with Miami spoil the party at Memorial Stadium and the show Ameer Abdullah put on Saturday night.ERIC OLSONsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryNebraskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d562e8ca7be49d7aafbf355667afb45Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:23:57 GMTGOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east Kansashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f34b214a16e4d428395fc33e6b2b256LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east Saturday in his latest effort chip away any advantage from independent candidate Greg Orman in a U.S. Senate race that has unexpectedly become one of the most hotly contested in the nation.THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureLegislatureVotingPolitical partiesState governmentsPolitical organizationsLawrenceKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f34b214a16e4d428395fc33e6b2b256Sun, 21 Sep 2014 05:03:56 GMTFeds censure local police, yet give lethal weaponshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa82d484b2bc4ca1bf89eeb9fd458363LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply for and get lethal weaponry.TAMI ABDOLLAHERIC TUCKERaGovernment and politicsCivil rights violationsPoliceHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGeneral newsSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseLos AngelesDistrict of ColumbiaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa82d484b2bc4ca1bf89eeb9fd458363Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:40:59 GMTUS applauds Afghan power-sharing agreementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0abce85f8be647808c3e7dcc7bf8a9c0WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is applauding the power-sharing deal signed by Afghanistan's two presidential candidates.wGovernment and politicsAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0abce85f8be647808c3e7dcc7bf8a9c0Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:12:32 GMTSecurity clash with Kurds on Turkey Syria borderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95f89a520ac14ff79bdc23486a4222ddOGAN, Turkey (AP) — Turkish security forces fired tear gas and water cannons on dozens of Kurds at the border with Syria where tens of thousands of Syrian Kurdish refugees have streamed across to escape the Islamic State group.iGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95f89a520ac14ff79bdc23486a4222ddSun, 21 Sep 2014 08:44:28 GMTSecurity breach prompts more White House securityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecc681962b1b4aff9b9902c48531a9e5WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service is boosting security outside the White House following an embarrassing security breach in which an intruder with a knife scaled the White House fence, dashed across the lawn and made it all the way inside before agents managed to stop him.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecc681962b1b4aff9b9902c48531a9e5Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:34:04 GMTUN: 70,000 Syrians escape fighting to Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c5f8daf97674579a43dd37633546c16BERLIN (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says some 70,000 Syrians have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours to escape fighting between Kurdish forces and the Islamic State group.iGeneral newsSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c5f8daf97674579a43dd37633546c16Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:47:46 GMTAP Interview: El-Sissi, Egypt and the terror fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a7dc9ababd8471d841c711223aa689eCAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East.HAMZA HENDAWIIAN PHILLIPSLEE KEATHiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesCivil warsCrimeGovernment and politicsRadicalismSocial issuesSocial affairsEgyptMiddle EastLibyaIraqNorth AfricaSyriaUnited StatesAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a7dc9ababd8471d841c711223aa689eSun, 21 Sep 2014 04:59:04 GMTFunk, Goydos share Hawaii Championship leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4d567b1ab994f9aa3332dd0763cec09KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Fred Funk shot a 10-under 62 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Paul Goydos in the Champions Tour's Hawaii Championship.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b4d567b1ab994f9aa3332dd0763cec09Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:26:54 GMTPope denounces perversion of religion for violencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcb59da0e33c4f6ab0405c848c614952TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis denounced that extremists around the world are "perverting" religion to justify violence as he arrived Sunday in Albania, a Balkan nation where Christians and Muslims endured brutal religious oppression under communism but today live and work together peacefully.LLAZAR SEMININICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsReligious strifeWar and unrestReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesAlbaniaEuropeTiranaEastern EuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcb59da0e33c4f6ab0405c848c614952Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:21:14 GMTAfghan presidential candidates sign unity dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/658102e5bbb5457db1eeac9feae126cdKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday that makes one president and the other chief executive, ending months of political wrangling following a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of foreign troops.JASON STRAZIUSORAHIM FAIEZiGeneral newsInternational agreementsCabinetsGovernment and politicsRun-off electionsNational electionsElectionsInternational relationsVotingAfghanistanKabulUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/658102e5bbb5457db1eeac9feae126cdSun, 21 Sep 2014 11:27:47 GMTSprint car driver killed in Wisconsinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a071e23d44c4ed3a8271b6a4ab196d6BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann was killed in a wreck during practice for a race Saturday night at Beaver Dam Raceway.NICHOLAS DETTMANNaGeneral newsSportsAutomobile racingBeaver DamWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a071e23d44c4ed3a8271b6a4ab196d6Sun, 21 Sep 2014 04:58:15 GMT