FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 Aug 2014 01:01:42 -0700NFL Preseason Capsules PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night in which Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs.The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballNew YorkTexasTampaClevelandMissouriPhiladelphiaCincinnatiBuffaloFloridaPittsburghGreen BayOaklandHoustonChicagoTaylorSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhioPennsylvaniaWisconsinCaliforniaIllinois, 29 Aug 2014 05:47:06 GMTCarr's 3 TDs lead Raiders past Seahawks 41-31, Calif. (AP) — With a fabulous finish to the preseason, rookie Derek Carr created a big question for the Oakland Raiders heading into the regular season.JOSH DUBOWsSportsProfessional footballFootballOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 05:37:06 GMTNorth Korea yanks cheerleaders for Asian Games, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday it won't send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea, blaming what it called Seoul's hostility for reversing a decision to dispatch the women dubbed by South Korean media as a "squad of beauties."HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral news2014 Asian GamesAsian GamesCheerleadingEventsSportsSouth KoreaSeoulNorth KoreaPyongyangEast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 06:00:44 GMTAngels rally in 10th for 4-3 win over Oakland, Calif. (AP) — The Angels and Athletics realize their paths to the World Series are likely to cross repeatedly this fall. Both AL West powers are prepared to grind out wins similar to the one Howie Kendrick delivered in their series opener.GREG BEACHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthCaliforniaOaklandUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 06:43:03 GMTPacquiao eyeing World Peace for his hoop team, Philippines (AP) — Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion's newest venture — professional basketball.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballMen's boxingBoxingProfessional basketballBasketballPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 07:42:03 GMTStewart returning to competition after fatal crash, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart should be back in his comfort zone at a NASCAR track, ready for racing.JENNA FRYERsSportsAutomobile racingAccidentsCelebrityNASCARAccidents and disastersGeneral newsProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessEntertainmentArts and entertainmentCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 07:48:39 GMTDemocracy battle: Beijing set to dismay Hong Kong KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's simmering summer of discontent gets even hotter Sunday when Beijing is expected to recommend restricting the first direct elections for the Chinese-controlled financial hub's leader, stepping up chances of a showdown with democracy groups.KELVIN CHANiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsElectionsMunicipal governmentsGovernment appointments and nominationsDemocracyGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLocal governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsHong KongChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 07:30:08 GMTObama cautions against using force to solve crises (AP) — Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsCivil warsInternational relationsForeign policyGovernment policyWar and unrestGeneral newsRussiaUnited StatesUkraineSyriaMiddle EastEuropeIraqEastern EuropeNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 07:31:54 GMTRussian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions (AP) — As President Barack Obama warns of stepped-up economic punishments against Russia for its military incursions inside Ukraine, U.S. sanctions have so far avoided one prominent financial institution: the $10 billion Russian Direct Investment Fund, which has partnered with brand-name American companies and whose advisers include top U.S. and European private equity executives.JEFF HORWITZSTEPHEN BRAUNwBusinessGovernment and politicsInformation technologyFinancial servicesIndustriesForeign policyGovernment policyInternational relationsPersonal investingPersonal financeLegislationLegislatureRussiaUnited StatesUkraineEastern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 07:22:18 GMTTPC Boston brings back big memories for Spieth, Mass. (AP) — Jordan Spieth has spent his second season going to PGA Tour courses he had seen only once, each of them filled with various memories.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfMassachusettsBostonProvidenceUnited StatesNorth AmericaRhode Island, 29 Aug 2014 07:50:38 GMTEbola in mind, US colleges screen some students, N.Y. (AP) — College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.CAROLYN THOMPSONaGeneral newsHealthHigher educationEducationEducational health servicesSocial affairsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsUnited KingdomWest AfricaNigeriaSierra LeoneGuineaBuffaloAfricaUnited StatesAkronWestern EuropeEuropeNew YorkNorth AmericaOhio, 29 Aug 2014 05:37:16 GMTMalaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after disasters LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after disasters.iBusinessGeneral newsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 07:11:01 GMTAutopsy doesn't say why Oklahoma inmate writhed CITY (AP) — An autopsy on an Oklahoma inmate who died after his troubled execution was halted concluded that he was killed by the lethal drugs, but it doesn't explain why he writhed, moaned and clenched his teeth before he was pronounced dead about 43 minutes after the process began.TIM TALLEYaGeneral newsDeath penalty controversyForensicsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsOklahomaArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 05:28:34 GMTDozens of planes grounded in German pilot strike (AP) — Thousands of passengers are feeling the impact of a pilots strike in Germany after negotiations between the country's biggest airline Lufthansa and the union representing pilots collapsed over a long-running dispute regarding wages and early retirement benefits.iBusinessGeneral newsStrikesLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 29 Aug 2014 07:40:59 GMTWith a splat, paintball fires into Afghanistan, Afghanistan (AP) — The hidden gunman, dressed in long green coveralls and a SWAT-team-style vest and helmet, looks ominous as he takes aim and fires off a short burst.REBECCA SANTANAiGeneral newsLifestyleWar and unrestAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 05:37:51 GMTRussia's Putin calls for release of Ukrainian POWs (AP) — Russia's President Vladimir Putin has called on pro-Russian separatists fighting government troops in eastern Ukraine to release Ukrainian soldiers they took prisoner and allow them to return home.iGeneral newsPolitical imprisonmentPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsRussiaMoscowUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 29 Aug 2014 05:29:22 GMTConstruction halted on tower near Brooklyn arena YORK (AP) — A contractor has halted construction on a prefabricated residential high-rise near Brooklyn's Barclays Center and the Atlantic Terminal train yards.aBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 06:56:16 GMTGun tourism grows in popularity in recent years VEGAS (AP) — The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.MICHELLE RINDELSJACQUES BILLEAUDaGeneral newsGun politicsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesLas VegasUnited StatesArizonaNevadaNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 05:44:35 GMTChina military shows off newest choppers, tanks (AP) — China is showing off the growing sophistication of its defense industries by featuring its newest attack helicopters and main battle tanks at a multinational live-firing military exercise in the country's north.iGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 07:37:33 GMT44 Fijian soldiers held captive by rebels in Syria, Fiji (AP) — Forty-four Fijian soldiers working as U.N. peacekeepers remained captive to a militant group in Syria Friday while 75 Philippine soldiers were in tense standoff with the rebels, according to the two Pacific nations.PITA LIGAIULANICK PERRYiGeneral newsHostage situationsGovernment and politicsFijiPhilippinesSuvaSyriaOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsiaMiddle East, 29 Aug 2014 06:38:44 GMTDenny's pops the cork on its first Manhattan diner YORK (AP) — Denny's is popping the cork on its first Manhattan location.aBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleRestaurantsManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 06:51:54 GMTFamiliar names in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, Spain (AP) — Kevin Durant stands front and center in a billboard that hangs high above the outside of the arena where the U.S. will play its first-round games at the FIBA Basketball World Cup.BRIAN MAHONEYsSports2014 FIBA Basketball World CupFIBA Basketball World CupSports transactionsInternational basketballMen's basketballNBA PlayoffsBasketballEventsProfessional basketballMen's sportsSports businessBilbaoSpainUnited StatesNew York CityWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaNew York, 29 Aug 2014 07:53:29 GMTIn Texas, big school finance questions remain, Texas (AP) — Pumping an extra $3.4 billion into Texas public schools didn't convince a judge that the state is adequately funding classrooms. But how much more money it will take — and how those funds should be divvied up — isn't likely to get sorted anytime soon.WILL WEISSERTaGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationState legislatureStudent testingLegal proceedingsGovernment and politicsLegislatureEducationSocial affairsState governmentsLaw and orderTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 06:04:40 GMTNFL preseason capsules PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night in which Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs.The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballNew YorkTexasTampaPhiladelphiaMissouriClevelandCincinnatiBuffaloFloridaPittsburghGreen BayHoustonTaylorChicagoSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaOhioWisconsinIllinois, 29 Aug 2014 05:17:48 GMTUN says Syria refugees top 3 million mark (AP) — The civil war in Syria has forced a record 3 million people out of the country as more than a million people fled in the past year, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday.JOHN HEILPRINiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesCivil warsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestSyriaMiddle East, 29 Aug 2014 07:36:43 GMTIsrael identifies body as missing American student (AP) — Israeli police say a recently found body has been identified after a forensic investigation as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week.iGeneral newsMissing personsIsraelJerusalemMiddle East, 29 Aug 2014 05:52:30 GMTOsweiler, Broncos top Cowboys 27-3 in preseason, Texas (AP) — Brock Osweiler won't play a meaningful snap for the Denver Broncos until Peyton Manning gets hurt or retires.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 04:49:00 GMTDethroned Myanmar beauty queen takes crown, Myanmar (AP) — The first Myanmar national to win an international pageant has been stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, and has allegedly run off with the expensive crown and breast implants.iGeneral newsOdditiesMyanmarSoutheast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 05:55:55 GMTClosing arguments set in former Va. governor trial, Va. (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.LARRY O'DELLMATTHEW BARAKATaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 07:01:40 GMTEastern Michigan hopes gray turf brings success, Mich. (AP) — The green artificial turf at Rynearson Stadium didn't do Eastern Michigan's football team any favors over the past decade, so the team hopes a switch to gray might give it a fresh outlook.MIKE HOUSEHOLDERsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 06:00:20 GMTSuds, faith found at California laundromat BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry.KRYSTA FAURIAaGeneral newsChristianityVolunteerismReligionSocial affairsHuman welfareSocial issuesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 05:54:40 GMTMilitary pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash, Va. (AP) — The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.ALAN SUDERMANaGeneral newsAccidentsArmed forcesAccidents and disastersTransportationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsVirginiaMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 06:41:59 GMTCops: Angry passenger attacks worker at LaGuardia YORK (AP) — Police say an angry passenger punched and kicked an airline employee while looking for his bag at New York's LaGuardia Airport.aGeneral newsArrestsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderNew York CityQueensNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 06:54:43 GMTBahrain: No invitation to expelled US diplomat, Bahrain (AP) — Bahrain has denied that it extended an invitation to a top U.S. diplomat who was earlier expelled after he met with a leading Shiite opposition group.iGeneral newsInternational relationsDiplomacyGovernment and politicsBahrainManamaMiddle East, 29 Aug 2014 07:37:03 GMTYour Top Plays for Today Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports GuideThe Associated PresssSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsEventsTennis, 29 Aug 2014 06:58:56 GMTIn first, memorial will be open on night of 9/11 YORK (AP) — The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, marking the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date.JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesSeptember 11 attacksEventsTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrest, 29 Aug 2014 05:30:51 GMTFiji says 43 soldiers captured in Golan Heights, Fiji (AP) — Forty-four Fijian soldiers working as U.N. peacekeepers remained captive to a militant group in Syria Friday while 75 Philippine soldiers were in tense standoff with the rebels, according to the two Pacific nations.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsFijiPhilippinesSuvaSyriaOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsiaMiddle East, 29 Aug 2014 05:19:16 GMTPregame film study shifts to phones, tablets cornerback Zack Sanchez had just found out the Sooners would be facing Alabama in the Sugar Bowl. Shortly thereafter, his game prep began. On his cell phone.KURT VOIGThtBusinessSportsTechnologyCollege footballMoviesCollege sportsFootballEntertainmentArts and entertainment, 29 Aug 2014 07:58:51 GMTActor arrested with Jackie Chan's son released (AP) — A Taiwanese actor arrested on drug charges along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan was released Friday after two weeks in detention, amid a broad anti-drug crackdown in China's capital that has ensnared several celebrities.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentDrug-related crimeCelebrityArrestsCrimeLaw and orderHong KongChinaTaiwanBeijingEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 05:52:16 GMTJapan economy stalls as incomes, spending languish (AP) — Japan's vital signs remained weak in July as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyConsumer spendingJapanEast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 07:58:24 GMTRussia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers (AP) — Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine.NATALIYA VASILYEVAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUkraineRussiaMoscowDonetskUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 07:35:05 GMTMiley Cyrus' date turns self in, posts bail, Ore. (AP) — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail, an Oregon official said Thursday night.STEVEN DUBOISaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCelebrityHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 05:30:11 GMTNo. 19 Sun Devils beat Weber State 45-14, Ariz. (AP) — D.J. Foster slid into the featured back role with ease. Taylor Kelly and Jaelen Strong picked up where they left off last season. The young defense held its ground.JOHN MARSHALLsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 06:57:31 GMTMalaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of an overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.EILEEN NGiBusinessGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesEventsMalaysiaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 07:41:22 GMTAs stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out? YORK (AP) — Is it time to cash out of stocks?BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomic outlookEconomyRecessions and depressionsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsFinancial marketsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 07:02:18 GMTBeer gardens helping Milwaukee County budgets (AP) — Oversized mugs of beer clink together as drinkers sitting under a canopy of trees in a Milwaukee public park listen to live accordion music and proclaim "Prost!" — the German equivalent of "cheers."CARRIE ANTLFINGERaGeneral newsAlcohol laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessLocal governmentsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesWisconsinMilwaukeeGermanyUnited StatesNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 29 Aug 2014 05:42:06 GMTNo. 18 Ole Miss sloppy in opener but beats Boise (AP) — Bo Wallace wants to close his college career in style.PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballGeorgiaMississippiAtlantaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 07:47:16 GMTPapua New Guinea volcano erupts, locals evacuate, Australia (AP) — Several communities were evacuated and some international flights were diverted Friday after a volcanic eruption on Papua New Guinea.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherEvacuationsVolcanoesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureAustraliaSydneyPapua New GuineaOceania, 29 Aug 2014 06:21:25 GMTSumlin ready for more out of No. 21 Texas A&M, S.C. (AP) — Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin knows his Aggies have more to accomplish. Still, he couldn't help but take pride in the team's dominating show at Southeastern Conference power South Carolina.PETE IACOBELLIsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballTexasSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 07:46:17 GMTNovak's 4 field goals lift Bolts over Cards, 12-9 DIEGO (AP) — In just more than one week, the guys who were on the sidelines Thursday night will be on the field, and the ones who were on the field will be on the sidelines or unemployed.BERNIE WILSONsSportsProfessional footballFootballArizonaSan DiegoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 29 Aug 2014 05:11:43 GMT