FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Nov 2014 01:15:11 -0800Mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain (AP) — A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.iGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsViolent crimeLaw and orderAustraliaSydneyOceania, 24 Nov 2014 09:08:10 GMTUS judge to sentence reputed drug-lord lieutenant (AP) — A reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was to be sentenced Monday for his part in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and cities.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderDrug-related crimeOrganized crimeChicagoMexicoUnited StatesIllinoisNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Nov 2014 06:01:46 GMTCalifornia bus crash kills 1, injures dozens, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus drifted off a northern California interstate and crashed onto its roof, killing a 33-year-old man, leaving six others with critical or serious injuries, and sending two dozen people to hospitals with mainly minor wounds, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCaliforniaFresnoReddingRed BluffUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 07:21:55 GMTGOP hopefuls avoid specifics in response to Obama (AP) — The rhetoric is barbed, but Republican presidential hopefuls generally fell in line behind the voices of restraint in the wake of President Barack Obama's order blocking deportation for millions of immigrants in the country unlawfully.DAVID ESPOpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsLegislatureGovernment appointments and nominations2016 United States Presidential ElectionState governmentsImmigrationPrimary electionsPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:26:48 GMTJudge to rule on 1979 missing boy case confession YORK (AP) — The suspect in one of the nation's most haunting child disappearances is poised to learn whether his confession can be used at a potential murder trial.COLLEEN LONGJENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsMissing personsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:53:44 GMTSydney mom charged with attempted murder of baby (AP) — A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn son who was allegedly abandoned in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAustraliaSydneyOceania, 24 Nov 2014 06:42:19 GMTICYMI: Beckham's 1-handed grab; Pats-Pack on tap you have not seen the backward-falling, fingers-extended, one-handed grab made by New York Giants rookie Odell Beckham Jr., do yourself a favor and go search for the video on the web.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsSports transactionsProfessional footballSports businessFootball, 24 Nov 2014 08:43:26 GMTNo. 14 California knocks off Missouri 82-70 (AP) — Reshanda Gray scored 28 points and led four players in double figure scoring as No. 14 California held off Missouri, 82-70 in the Rainbow Wahine Classic Sunday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMissouriCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:15:02 GMTFear for Afghan women's rights as troops withdraw, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan lawmaker Shukria Barakzai says the suicide bomber who plowed into her motorcade a week ago wanted to silence a voice on women's rights with a deafening blast.LYNNE O'DONNELLiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesTroop withdrawalsGovernment and politicsLegislatureSocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestTerrorismDiplomacyInternational relationsAfghanistanKabulUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 07:32:53 GMTVettel and Ferrari face tough future rebuilding DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sebastian Vettel's move to Ferrari seems a fitting one, bringing together motor sport's most prestigious team and the most successful driver in the current era.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingAbu DhabiUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 06:54:13 GMTIraqi troops retake 2 towns in eastern province (AP) — Iraqi authorities say Iraqi troops backed by Shiite militias have retaken two towns seized previously by militants in an eastern province.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 08:57:46 GMTSeahawks rebound vs. Cards; Pats improve to 9-2 Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks did some soul searching before their showdown with the Arizona Cardinals.The Associated PresssSportsProfessional footballFootballIllinoisJacksonvilleCincinnatiJacksonvilleSeattleTampaClevelandSan FranciscoHoustonDallasWashingtonUnited StatesNorth AmericaFloridaOhioTexasCalifornia, 24 Nov 2014 08:35:57 GMTSeattle gets back in division race beating Arizona (AP) — There was no point in the Seattle Seahawks disputing the obvious. If they were at all interested in challenging in the NFC West, getting a win over Arizona was an absolute.TIM BOOTHsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballSeattleArizonaWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:56:59 GMTCharge filed against mom of newborn left in drain (AP) — A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.iGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsViolent crimeLaw and orderAustraliaSydneyOceania, 24 Nov 2014 08:11:49 GMTDozens take refuge from Japan quake aftershocks (AP) — Dozens of villagers remained in shelters Monday as aftershocks rattled a region in central Japan hit by a weekend earthquake that injured at least 41 people and destroyed more than 50 homes.ELAINE KURTENBACHiGeneral newsProperty damageNatural disastersAccidents and disastersJapanEast AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 06:47:23 GMTBears rally for 21-13 victory over Buccaneers (AP) — That awkward little return for Lovie Smith is over. Next up for the Chicago Bears is a much bigger challenge.JAY COHENsSportsProfessional footballFootballChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:57:23 GMTHansen, Miller lift Canucks over Blackhawks 4-1, British Columbia (AP) — Jannik Hansen scored the first hat trick of his career Sunday as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBritish ColumbiaVancouverWashingtonCanadaNorth AmericaUnited States, 24 Nov 2014 05:54:26 GMTHoyer recovers, leads Browns past Falcons, 26-24 (AP) — Brian Hoyer didn't have the demeanor of a quarterback who just led his team to a last-second victory.CHARLES ODUMsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:48:03 GMTReview: 3 cheap smartphones to consider YORK (AP) — The cheapest smartphones don't have all the gizmos of Apple or Samsung models, but I'm impressed by how many features you do get for roughly a third of the price.ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsLifestylePersonal financeTechnologyConsumer electronicsMobile phones, 24 Nov 2014 08:34:42 GMTHundred attend memorial for Indiana aid worker (AP) — An Indiana aid worker beheaded by Islamic State militants in Syria was praised for his humanitarian work Sunday during a memorial service attended by hundreds that included readings from the Bible and the Quran.aGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesCivil warsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestIndianapolisSyriaIndianaMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:35:47 GMTPhilippine court convicts 9 Chinese of poaching, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court convicted nine Chinese fishermen Monday of poaching and taking hundreds of endangered giant sea turtles from a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, fining each of them nearly $103,000 but imposing no jail term.iGeneral newsAnimal poaching and smugglingTurtlesCrimeEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWildlifeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderReptilesAnimalsPhilippinesChinaManilaBeijingSoutheast AsiaSouth China SeaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 24 Nov 2014 06:53:33 GMTNuggets beat Lakers 101-94 in OT ANGELES (AP) — Wilson Chandler scored 19 points and Ty Lawson had 18 points and 16 assists, helping the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 101-94 in overtime on Sunday night.JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:19:31 GMTProbe begins in fatal shooting of boy by officer (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by police in Cleveland after brandishing what turned out to be a replica gun, triggering an investigation into his death and a legislator's call for such weapons to be brightly colored or bear special markings.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLegislationLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLegislatureClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 07:05:53 GMTBroncos rally for 39-36 win over Dolphins (AP) — Demaryius Thomas came up 13 yards short in his bid to tie Calvin Johnson's NFL record of eight straight 100-yard games.ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional footballAthlete healthFootballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:47:24 GMTOne Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 AMAs Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories.MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAmerican Music AwardsAward showsEvents, 24 Nov 2014 07:18:41 GMTUncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision, Mo. (AP) — The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for Michael Brown.DAVID A. LIEBANDALE GROSSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisJefferson CityUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 07:19:19 GMTAustralian leader's 'shirtfront' gets new meaning, Australia (AP) — The Australian prime minister's threat to "shirtfront" Russia's president during an international summit this month has prompted a dictionary to broaden its definition of the word beyond an Australian football term for a shoulder charge to an opponent's chest.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsSummitsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashGovernment and politicsFootballInternational relationsEventsSportsAustraliaRussiaOceaniaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 07:05:03 GMTSydney mother dumps new-born in drain (AP) — A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn son who was allegedly abandoned in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.iGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeAustraliaSydneyOceania, 24 Nov 2014 06:49:30 GMTAfghan official: suicide attack toll at least 50, Afghanistan (AP) — The death toll in Afghanistan's deadliest insurgent attack this year has risen to at least 50, with 63 wounded, many of them children, officials said on Monday, as NATO confirmed that two of its service members were killed in an insurgent attack.LYNNE O'DONNELLiGeneral newsWar casualtiesBombingsWar and unrestPoliceTerrorismLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 08:45:29 GMTMerry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers (AP) — That's not mistletoe.KRISTEN WYATTaGeneral newsGift shoppingHolidaysHoliday shoppingShoppingLifestyleOccasionsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:13:13 GMTQuestions, answers about Detroit's bankruptcy (AP) — A judge on Nov. 7 signed off on Detroit's plan to emerge from bankruptcy, but he didn't specify when that would happen. A specific date is expected to be discussed during a court hearing Monday.ED WHITEaBusinessGeneral newsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:07:24 GMTNATO says 2 service members killed in Afghanistan, Afghanistan (AP) — NATO says that two of its service members have been killed in an attack in eastern Afghanistan.iGeneral newsWar casualtiesWar and unrestAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 09:05:12 GMTRomo upstages Beckham, Cowboys beat Giants RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Game on the line, 80 yards away, three minutes to go and two timeouts.TOM CANAVANsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballPhiladelphiaNew JerseyPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 09:04:24 GMTCowboys rally behind Romo, beat Giants 31-28 RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — For awesomeness, Odell Beckham Jr.'s catch couldn't be topped.BARRY WILNERsSportsProfessional footballFootballPhiladelphiaNew YorkNew JerseyPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:27:39 GMTF1 champ Hamilton vows to go even faster next year DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — British driver Lewis Hamilton vows to race even faster next year when he defends his Formula One title.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneAbu DhabiUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 08:40:12 GMTSyngenta, Swiss agribusiness, targets 1,800 jobs (AP) — Agrochemicals giant Syngenta says it is eliminating or reshuffling 1,800 jobs globally as part of a $1 billion cost-cutting program to boost earnings.fBusinessSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 08:33:22 GMTChurch members each get $500 to do good for world (AP) — On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone.SHARON COHENaGeneral newsObituariesAthlete injuriesOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleHigher educationEducationSocial affairsEducation costsAthlete healthSportsJordanAmmanChicagoLa SalleMiddle EastIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:15:02 GMTObama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom (AP) — President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others.DARLENE SUPERVILLEwGovernment and politicsMusicLegislaturePolitical activismEntertainmentArts and entertainmentPolitical issuesUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:42:43 GMTNATO says 2 international service members killed in attack in Afghanistan, Afghanistan (AP) — NATO says 2 international service members killed in attack in Afghanistan.iGeneral newsWar and unrestWar casualtiesAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 07:43:35 GMTBelgian strike paralyzes Antwerp port (AP) — Trade unions have opened a month of intermittent strike action by paralyzing the port of Antwerp and slowing train traffic through much of Belgium.iBusinessGeneral newsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsAntwerpBelgiumWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 08:59:53 GMTBangladesh man gets death penalty for war crimes, Bangladesh (AP) — A special tribunal in Bangladesh has sentenced a collaborator of the Pakistani army to death for his role in killings during the country's 1971 independence war.iGeneral newsWar crimesWar casualtiesViolent crimeCrimeWar and unrestLegal proceedingsLaw and orderBangladeshSouth AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 08:58:11 GMTChilean moms growing support for medical marijuana, Chile (AP) — Paulina Bobadilla was beyond desperate. The drugs no longer stopped her daughter's epileptic seizures and the little girl had become so numb to pain, she would tear off her own fingernails and leave her small fingers bleeding.EVA VERGARAiGeneral newsMedical marijuanaDrug-related crimeCrimeHealth issuesHealthMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessChileSantiagoSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Nov 2014 06:33:11 GMTSwiss museum deciding on Gurlitt art trove (AP) — A Swiss museum is preparing to announce whether it has decided to accept a priceless collection of long-hidden art bequeathed to it by German collector Cornelius Gurlitt.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsArt museumsMuseumsVisual artsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelBerlinGermanySwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 08:38:40 GMTDalton helps Bengals to 22-13 win over Texans (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals aren't getting too excited about winning two straight games to remain atop the standings in the rugged AFC North.KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballTexasHoustonOhioCincinnatiUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:48:42 GMTDo you need to break the bank to get a good phone? YORK (AP) — It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. But many customers are eschewing the best cameras and screens — and their top-end price tags — and choosing models that can get the job done at less than a third of the cost.ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsLifestylePersonal financeTechnologyPersonal spendingTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:32:09 GMTHuff, McCoy lead Eagles past Titans, 43-24 (AP) — LeSean McCoy cut and slashed, quickly hit the holes and looked like his old self running the ball.ROB MAADDIsSportsProfessional footballFootballPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:55:30 GMTMonumental mess: Rome's mayor getting thumbs down (AP) — Pigs root through garbage piling up in a working class neighborhood. City buses improvise routes on streets clogged with triple-parked cars. On rainy days, muck-choked sewers make crossing the road a Herculean labor.FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsMass transit systemsPublic opinionGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsTransportationSocial affairsItalyRomeWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 07:41:10 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia India, workers dismantled the country's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, which was bought from Britain in 1957 and played a key role in the 1971 war with Pakistan.The Associated PressaGeneral newsArt photographyMen's boxingBoxingVisual artsArts and entertainmentMen's sportsSportsJapanEast AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 08:12:50 GMTHyde scores go-ahead TD, lifts 49ers past Redskins CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh is not about to get picky about wins, pretty or otherwise.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional footballAthlete healthFootballSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:56:06 GMTIsrael police: Palestinian youth attacked by Jews (AP) — Three young Israelis attacked a Palestinian youth in Jerusalem on Monday, police say, the latest sectarian incident in the increasingly tense city.iGeneral newsPalestinian territoriesIsraelJerusalemWest BankMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 06:51:49 GMT