FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 20 Sep 2014 17:03:31 -0700Butler, Rockies top D-backs 5-1 (AP) — Eddie Butler pitched six solid innings for his first major league win and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Saturday.MICHAEL KELLYsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 23:09:31 GMTNo. 6 Texas A&M rolls 58-6 over June-less SMU (AP) — Kenny Hill accounted for 322 yards of offense in just the first half, Jeremy Tabuyo turned two short passes near the sideline into long touchdowns, and sixth-ranked Texas A&M rolled to a 58-6 victory Saturday over an SMU team playing its first game without coach June Jones.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 23:21:58 GMTCalifornia authorities search for 5 jail escapees FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities were on the hunt Saturday for five men who escaped from a central California jail.TERRY COLLINSaGeneral newsPrison breaksCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderCaliforniaMaderaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 23:37:11 GMTAP PHOTOS: Refugees stream into Turkey from Syria, Turkey (AP) — Lugging sacks of belongings, hobbling on crutches, carrying children on their hip, more than 60,000 mostly Kurdish refugees in Syria have streamed across the dusty and barren border into Turkey, desperately seeking safety after Islamic State militants attacked their villages.The Associated PressiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 20:34:09 GMTBautista, Stroman, Jays end 6-game skid, top Yanks YORK (AP) — Jose Bautista hit his eighth homer of the year against New York, Marcus Stroman pitched six gritty innings and the Toronto Blue Jays ended a season-worst six-game skid to beat the Yankees 6-3 Saturday and keep their faint playoff hopes alive.HOWIE RUMBERGsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 20 Sep 2014 23:47:04 GMTFamily of man shot by police invite chief to rally, Calif. (AP) — The family of a Northern California man who was shot and killed by a police officer is scheduled to hold a rally and memorial, and the police chief has been invited to attend.aGeneral newsPoliceProtests and demonstrationsViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrest, 20 Sep 2014 20:15:40 GMTColorado officers take scores of cats from trailer, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say they have seized at least 69 cats from the deplorable conditions of a Brighton trailer.aGeneral newsCatsMammalsAnimalsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 21:53:51 GMTHouse campaign committees sitting on $100M in bank (AP) — The two party committees tasked with electing House members are sitting on a combined $100 million pile of cash, suggesting voters in the handful of competitive districts will face an onslaught of late political advertising.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsElections, 20 Sep 2014 21:03:46 GMT2 adults, 3 kids killed in Pennsylvania car crash, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two adults and three children have died in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 21:39:09 GMTMi Jung Hur, Paula Reto share lead in Alabama, Ala. (AP) — South Korea's Mi Jung Hur birdied four for the last eight holes Saturday for a 5-under 67 and a share of the lead with South Africa's Paula Reto in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 23:25:00 GMTTy Dillon takes Kentucky pole, Ky. (AP) — Rookie Ty Dillon will start on the pole Saturday night in the 300-mile NASCAR Nationwide Series race after turning a lap at 175.690 mph in the No. 3 Chevrolet during the final round of qualifying at Kentucky Speedway.GARY B. GRAVESsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 23:02:35 GMTWilliams beats A's for third time with third team, Calif. (AP) — Jerome Williams beat the Athletics for the third time this season with three different teams, and Oakland missed an opportunity to extend its lead in the AL wild-card race with a 3-0 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsOaklandHoustonCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 20 Sep 2014 23:25:59 GMTYemen sets curfew as fighting roils capital, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsMilitant groupsMilitary facilitiesWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesIslamYemenSanaaMiddle East, 20 Sep 2014 20:02:53 GMTPruett and Rojas win TUDOR race in Austin, Texas (AP) — Scott Pruett held off a furious late-race charge from Alex Brundle and Joao Barbosa to win the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Lone Star Le Mans on Saturday at the Circuit of The Americas.Associated PresssSportsAutomobile racingAustinTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 23:49:36 GMTA look at American jihadis: Why do they fight? (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 EuropeEuropeMinnesota, 20 Sep 2014 21:27:27 GMTState media: Suicide car bomber kills 3 in Lebanon (AP) — A suicide car bomber reportedly killed three people at a checkpoint manned by the Shiite Hezbollah militia in eastern Lebanon Saturday evening, the state-run news agency reported, as the war in Syria spilled over into its eastern neighbor.DIAA HADIDiGeneral newsWar and unrestHostage situationsMilitant groupsBombingsTerrorismImprovised explosivesMediaLebanonSyriaMiddle East, 20 Sep 2014 23:15:29 GMTCorgi owners rally around slain dog in Washington, Wash. (AP) — Corgi owners around the nation are rallying around a slain Washington state dog, calling for the harshest penalty for the man charged with killing Molly, a Pembroke Welsh corgi.aGeneral newsAnimal crueltyDogsCrimeMammalsAnimalsViolent crimeWashingtonBellinghamUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 22:21:44 GMTTense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days, 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 America, 20 Sep 2014 20:12:11 GMTSecond man arrested trying to enter White House (AP) — A man who drove up to a White House gate and refused to leave was arrested on Saturday, the Secret Service said, less than 24 hours after another man jumped the fence and made it all the way into the presidential residence before being apprehended. The president and first family were not at home.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsArrestsLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeDistrict of ColumbiaTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 22:15:45 GMT5 killed in Pennsylvania car crash, including kids, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say five people, including children, have died in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 22:41:59 GMTS. Sudan mediators condemns renewed fighting 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 East, 20 Sep 2014 20:48:02 GMTNo. 11 Michigan State smashes E Michigan 73-14 LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Connor Cook threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score as No. 11 Michigan State scored the third-most points in program history, smashing Eastern Michigan 73-14 on Saturday.JACK EBLINGsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:44:19 GMTNATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire 'in name only', Lithuania (AP) — NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "cease-fire in name only," and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border Russia has made it nearly impossible to determine how many of its troops are operating inside Ukraine.ROBERT BURNSiGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsWar and unrestMilitary leadershipCease firesArmed forcesInternational relationsGeneral newsMilitary and defenseCrimeaRussiaUkraineLithuaniaUnited StatesAfghanistanVilniusEuropeEastern EuropeNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsia, 20 Sep 2014 22:01:06 GMT2-day iHeartRadio festival kicks off on Las Vegas VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift didn't divulge any more new secrets about her forthcoming album when she took the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, but the crowd's enthusiasm about her bouncy new single, "Shake it Off," seems to bode well for the new record.MICHELLE RINDELSeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:49:39 GMTEx-Utah teacher to trial on student sex charges, Utah (AP) — A 35-year-old former Utah high school teacher accused of having sexual relationships with two of her former students has been ordered to stand trial on additional charges of rape and forcible sodomy.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 20:56:48 GMTTigers win appeal, top KC to boost AL Central lead CITY, Mo. (AP) — Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers won their appeal on a wild play, and Joe Nathan escaped a ninth-inning jam to hold off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Saturday and boost their AL Central lead.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 21:27:45 GMTCity cites drought, sinks LA water slide proposal ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles city officials have pulled the plug on plans to temporarily transform a downtown street into a giant water slide because of drought.aGeneral newsAmusement and theme parksRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:52:30 GMTCorgi owners rally around slain Bellingham dog, Wash. (AP) — Corgi owners around the nation are rallying around a slain Bellingham dog, calling for the harshest penalty for the man charged with killing Molly, a Pembroke Welsh corgi.aGeneral newsAnimal crueltyDogsCrimeMammalsAnimalsWashingtonBellinghamUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:49:16 GMTA transcript of AP interview with Egypt's el-Sissi (AP) — A transcript of The Associated Press's interview with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.The Associated PressiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesRegional cooperationTerrorismWar and unrestEconomyGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsReligionIslamismFreedom of the pressRebellions and uprisingsCivil warsJudiciaryLegislatureRadicalismSocial issuesSocial affairsInternational relationsReligious issuesNational securityMilitary and defenseBusinessElectionsNews mediaMediaEducation issuesEducationEgyptLibyaIraqMiddle EastNorth AfricaUnited StatesEuropeSuez CanalAfricaNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 23:32:52 GMTSecret Service boosts security outside White House (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, the Secret Service said Saturday, as President Barack Obama insisted he still has confidence in the beleaguered agency.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesTexasNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 23:17:47 GMTDesigners go for the flow at Milan Fashion Week (AP) — Milan designers are making a nonbinding treaty with women.BY COLLEEN BARRYiGeneral newsLifestyleFashionBeauty and fashionMilan Fashion WeekFashion designFashion showsEventsArts and entertainmentEntertainmentMilanItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 22:11:47 GMTCoghlan HR leads Cubs over Dodgers, 8-7 (AP) — Chris Coghlan hit two homers, including the go-ahead two-run drive off Brian Wilson in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 on Saturday.ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisLos AngelesSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 20 Sep 2014 21:08:56 GMTGOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east Kansas, Kansas (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 organizationsKansasLawrenceUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 23:14:56 GMTTour ship runs aground by NYC's Statue of Liberty YORK (AP) — A 120-foot-tall schooner ran aground and got stuck in shallow waters near the Statue of Liberty on Saturday afternoon, officials said. No injuries were reported and the 121 tourists on board were ferried in small boats to a lower Manhattan marina.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLeisure travelTravelLifestyleManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 22:50:17 GMTMore than 1K people search for missing UVa student, Va. (AP) — Nearly 1,000 volunteers, some driven by worry for the safety of their own families, fanned out from the University of Virginia campus Saturday to search for a sophomore who disappeared a week ago.ALAN SUDERMANaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMissing personsVolunteerismEducationSocial affairsCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 23:52:26 GMTGM recalls 221,558 sedans for fire risk (AP) — General Motors is recalling 221,558 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala sedans because the brake pads can stay partially engaged even when they're not needed, increasing the risk of a fire.aBusinessGeneral newsProducts and servicesCorporate news, 20 Sep 2014 22:11:37 GMTAuthorities: 5 inmates escape from California jail, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Central California are on the hunt for five inmates who have escaped a correctional facility.aGeneral newsPrison breaksCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderCaliforniaMaderaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 22:01:34 GMTPope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.RACHEL ZOLLaGeneral newsChristianityGays and lesbiansImmigrationReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesMarriageFamily issuesUnited StatesWashingtonSpokaneNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 20:26:16 GMTNews Guide: Steyer writes $15M to his super PAC (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 America, 20 Sep 2014 21:05:31 GMTIndiana upsets No. 18 Missouri 31-27, Mo. (AP) — D'Angelo Roberts scored on a 3-yard touchdown run with 22 seconds remaining and Nate Sudfeld passed for 252 yards and a touchdown to help Indiana upset No. 18 Missouri 31-27 on Saturday.JAKE KREINBERGsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballColumbiaMissouriIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 23:52:19 GMT5 inmates flee prison in Haiti; 2 recaptured, Haiti (AP) — Authorities in Haiti say five inmates escaped from a prison, in the country's second jail breakout reported in less than two months.iGeneral newsPrison breaksCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderHaitiCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 20 Sep 2014 23:45:13 GMTAP Interview: El-Sissi, Egypt and the terror fight (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 America, 20 Sep 2014 20:56:09 GMTTurkish hostages freed, but questions linger, 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 situationsMilitant groupsWar and unrestKidnappingGovernment and politicsDiplomacyNationalismCrimeInternational relationsTurkeyAnkaraUnited StatesMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 20:11:07 GMTHill leads No. 21 BYU past Virginia, 41-33, Utah (AP) — Taysom Hill threw for two touchdowns and rushed for another to lead No. 21 Brigham Young to a 41-33 comeback win over Virginia on Saturday.sSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballVirginiaProvoUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 23:49:04 GMTAbril retains WBA lightweight title against Tatli (AP) — Richar Abril of Cuba retained his WBA lightweight title with a majority decision against hometown boxer Edis Tatli on Saturday.sSportsBoxing, 20 Sep 2014 23:03:33 GMTSecret Service chief steps up security outside White House after fence-jumper made it inside (AP) — Secret Service chief steps up security outside White House after fence-jumper made it inside.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agencies, 20 Sep 2014 22:21:15 GMTHawaii lava flow approaching homes slows down (AP) — Scientists say lava creeping toward rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island is slowing down.aGeneral newsVolcanoesEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 23:37:33 GMTSuspect in death of NFL star's son free on bond FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man charged in the killing of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall has been released on a $2 million bond.aGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeCrimeCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballSioux FallsSouth DakotaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 21:35:39 GMTRain falls on Baja's south tip as storm passes by CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Polo churned south of the Baja California Peninsula on Saturday, whipping up waves and swirling more rain onto residents still recovering from Hurricane Odile.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsHurricane Odile 2014Natural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsMexicoLa PazNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanBoliviaSouth America, 20 Sep 2014 21:35:50 GMTBlake Sims, No. 3 Alabama top Florida 42-21, Ala. (AP) — Blake Sims threw for 445 yards, the second-best passing performance in Alabama history, and the third-ranked Crimson Tide overcame a sloppy performance to beat Florida 42-21 on Saturday.JOHN ZENORsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballAlabamaTuscaloosaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 23:44:12 GMT