FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Jul 2014 10:27:05 -0700Federal appeals court in Virginia rules in Obama administration's favor on health subsidies, Va. (AP) — Federal appeals court in Virginia rules in Obama administration's favor on health subsidies.aGeneral newsNational courtsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:56:02 GMT2-time champ Bellucci wins 1st match at Swiss Open, Switzerland (AP) — Two-time champion Thomaz Bellucci won his first-round match at the Swiss Open on Tuesday, beating Gerald Melzer of Austria 6-3, 6-4.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 16:21:42 GMT11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die, Nigeria (AP) — Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsKidnappingCrimeGovernment and politicsNigeriaWest AfricaCameroonAfrica, 22 Jul 2014 16:26:36 GMTFAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAir travel disruptionsTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTel AvivIsraelUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 17:11:20 GMTMassive Williston fire causes flight cancellations, N.D. (AP) — A manager at Williston's airport says all flights in and out of the oil patch town have been canceled because of smoke at the scene of a massive fire.aGeneral newsFiresTransportationAir travel disruptionsAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAir qualityAccidentsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWillistonNorth DakotaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:58:40 GMTHospitalized Nazi guard suspect, 89, gets bail (AP) — An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect jailed while awaiting extradition to Germany has been granted bail after being hospitalized.MARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsExtraditionNazismWar crimesCriminal investigationsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsWar and unrestCrimePhiladelphiaUnited StatesPennsylvaniaNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:27:46 GMTUS to present intelligence data on plane crash (AP) — The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationUkraineUnited StatesNetherlandsEastern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaWestern Europe, 22 Jul 2014 16:23:39 GMTBritish experts to analyze MH17 black boxes (AP) — Black boxes from the Malaysia Airlines plane downed in eastern Ukraine will be examined by U.K. air accident investigators, Britain's prime minister said Tuesday.iGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEventsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomMalaysiaNetherlandsUkraineWestern EuropeEuropeSoutheast AsiaAsiaEastern Europe, 22 Jul 2014 17:06:22 GMTMan accused of enslaving woman to be sentenced (AP) — A man convicted of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio could receive life in prison when he's sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Youngstown.aGeneral newsForced laborCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderYoungstownOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:56:23 GMTAP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract (AP) — Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballSports transactionsSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:32:36 GMTNigerian president meets parents of abducted girls, Nigeria (AP) — President Goodluck Jonathan met for the first time Tuesday with parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Islamic extremist captors.BASHIR ADIGUNMICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsKidnappingGovernment and politicsCrimeNigeriaAbujaWest AfricaAfrica, 22 Jul 2014 17:11:28 GMTGlobal stocks recover as plane tensions ease (AP) — Global stocks rallied Tuesday amid more solid U.S. earnings reports and as the bodies of those killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash reached Ukrainian government-controlled territory.The Associated PressiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial marketsEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationUnited KingdomEast AsiaChinaWestern EuropeEuropeAsiaGreater China, 22 Jul 2014 16:19:37 GMTSenate panel advances global disabilities pact (AP) — A Senate panel has advanced a treaty promoting equal rights for disabled around the world. but full ratification still appears a major doubt.wGovernment and politicsLegislatureInternational agreementsInternational relationsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:41:16 GMTAppeals court in Va. upholds health care subsidies, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court in Virginia has upheld tax subsidies for low- and middle-income people who buy insurance under the Obama administration's health care reform law.aGeneral newsNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 17:00:23 GMTTurkish PM says he, Obama no longer talk directly, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he no longer holds "direct" telephone conversations with U.S. President Barack Obama, suggesting a rift between the leaders who were once close.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTurkeyMiddle EastUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:39:03 GMTWorking late in life, directors refuse to say cut a retired Frank Capra at his Sierra Nevada hideaway, Clint Eastwood was baffled.The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainment, 22 Jul 2014 16:34:06 GMTChinese woman in seed corn case released on bond MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Chinese woman charged as part of what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed corn companies is free on bond.aBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyIowaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:31:29 GMTAmid sanctions, France in warship sale to Russia (AP) — France says it will go ahead with the sale of a warship to Russia despite calls for an arms embargo against the country, highlighting how Europe's strong business ties are hindering its ability to punish Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine.SYLVIE CORBETiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesForeign policyGovernment policyWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseUnited KingdomFranceEuropeRussiaNetherlandsWestern EuropeEastern Europe, 22 Jul 2014 16:57:25 GMTFire burns in industrial part of North Dakota town, N.D. (AP) — A massive fire broke out early Tuesday at an oil supply company in an industrial part of the western North Dakota oil patch town of Williston.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersAccidentsWillistonNorth DakotaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:17:57 GMTKyle attorney: No proof by Ventura of defamation PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A lawyer for the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle asked a jury Tuesday to reject a defamation lawsuit brought by former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderUnited StatesMinnesotaNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:43:52 GMTUN chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his "hope and belief" that his emergency mission to the Middle East will lead to an end to the fighting between Hamas and Israel "in the very near future."EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsDiplomacyWar and unrestInternational relationsCease firesGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle East, 22 Jul 2014 16:54:51 GMTAfter 3-year probe, feds to monitor Newark police, N.J. (AP) — Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it called "a pattern of unconstitutional policing" that included excessive use of force and inadequate accountability.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsPoliceLaw and orderCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNewarkNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:29:05 GMTGermany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic demos (AP) — The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned the rise in anti-Semitic protests and violence over the conflict in Gaza, saying they will do everything possible to combat it in their countries.KIRSTEN GRIESHABERiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsWar and unrestNazismGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityBerlinGermanyPalestinian territoriesFranceItalyIsraelGaza StripEuropeWestern EuropeMiddle East, 22 Jul 2014 16:57:00 GMTMcDonald's profit slips; US sales decline BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's Corp. said its profit slipped in the second quarter as sales in the U.S. continued to flag.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:41:48 GMTObamacare hit by ruling, but subsidies to continue (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday.wBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsLegislationJudicial appointments and nominationsNational courtsSmall businessLegislatureIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsGovernment financeNational governmentsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsState governmentsJudiciaryGovernment appointments and nominationsCourtsHealth care policyDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesRichmondNorth AmericaVirginia, 22 Jul 2014 17:07:40 GMTHunt on for large, exotic snake in New Jersey lake, N.J. (AP) — Traps have been set amid reports of a large exotic snake that animal control officers and a private reptile expert have been hunting for in New Jersey's Lake Hopatcong (hoh-PAHT'-cong).aGeneral newsSnakesLakesAnimalsWater environmentReptilesEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnvironmentNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:43:05 GMTSaudi stock market to allow foreign investment, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Saudi government has approved a measure that will open the region's largest stock market to direct foreign investment next year, news that sent the exchange surging Tuesday to its highest level in nearly seven years.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomySaudi ArabiaMiddle East, 22 Jul 2014 17:17:33 GMTContrarian's case: Why US could dip into recession YORK (AP) — Just as the U.S. economy is strengthening, other countries are threatening to drag it down.BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessEconomyRecessions and depressionsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 17:02:15 GMTItaly arrests smugglers accused of killing dozens (AP) — Italian authorities have arrested five alleged human traffickers accused of murder in the deaths of dozens migrants who were either stabbed to death or perished of engine fume inhalation inside the overcrowded hold of a smuggling boat.iGeneral newsViolent crimeSmugglingArrestsCrimeLaw and orderItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 16:56:49 GMTMeningitis diagnosis prompted W.Va. clinic probe, W.Va. (AP) — A health official says an investigation that found syringes were being reused at a West Virginia pain management clinic was triggered by patient who developed bacterial meningitis.aGeneral newsHealthDiagnosis and treatmentDiseases and conditionsNeurological disordersInfectious diseasesWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 17:10:42 GMTObama sends top aides to Germany amid spying flap (AP) — Working to stem the fraying of ties with a key European ally, President Barack Obama dispatched his chief of staff to Berlin, a diplomatic gesture reflecting Germany's growing indignation about allegations of American spying on its soil.wGovernment and politicsBerlinGermanyUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:57:49 GMTUS job-training review emphasizes data, employers (AP) — President Barack Obama says that as the U.S. economy adds new jobs, Americans must have the skills to fill those jobs.wBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment programsProfessional servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:53:11 GMTSuspect arrested in bomb scare on Louisiana campus, La. (AP) — A man arrested in connection with the bomb threat that closed the University of Louisiana-Lafayette on July 16 also is a suspect in an attempted bank robbery that same day, authorities said Tuesday.aGeneral newsBomb threatsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 17:17:33 GMTNY judge orders 24-7 Argentina debt talks YORK (AP) — A federal judge in New York has ordered around-the-clock negotiations aimed at averting a second debt default by Argentina in 13 years.aBusinessGeneral newsArgentinaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:49:48 GMT170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois, Ill. (AP) — Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money.aGeneral newsOdditiesBellevilleIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:59:00 GMTMysterious white flags appear atop Brooklyn Bridge YORK (AP) — Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags.aGeneral newsOdditiesBrooklynNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 17:06:22 GMTEx-miner asks Congress for help on black lung (AP) — A retired coal miner who suffers from black lung disease has urged Congress to help clear a backlog of claims of fellow miners who have the disease.wGeneral newsHealthEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessMaterials industryGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:22:18 GMTJudge nixes lawsuit over Empire State Building IPO YORK (AP) — A judge says thousands of onetime investors in the Empire State Building can't sue over their claims they were shortchanged by the deal that turned the iconic skyscraper into a public stock.aBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCorporate stockCorporate newsNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:56:49 GMTGaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport (AP) — A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting at least two American airlines to cancel flights to Israel in a reflection of high anxiety over air travel after last week's attack on a Malaysian jet over Ukraine.TIA GOLDENBERGKARIN LAUBiBusinessGeneral newsWar and unrestInternational incidentsTerritorial disputesMilitant groupsDiplomacyWar casualtiesMissing personsAir travel disruptionsProperty damageCease firesMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashInternational relationsGovernment and politicsTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesEventsPalestinian territoriesIsraelEgyptTel AvivCairoGaza StripMiddle EastUnited StatesGazaNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:44:09 GMTColorado's gay marriage ban heads to federal court (AP) — Attorneys for six gay couples seeking to overturn Colorado's same-sex marriage ban will make their case before a federal judge in Denver Tuesday, hoping to add to the favorable court rulings nationwide that have given momentum to their cause.aGeneral newsGays and lesbiansNational courtsMarriageWeddingsFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryState governmentsOccasionsLifestyleColoradoDenverBoulderPuebloUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:58:00 GMTCrews make gains on massive Washington wildfire, Wash. (AP) — A destructive wildfire in Washington state has grown slightly but firefighters have made progress in their efforts to get it under control.Associated PressaGeneral newsFiresNatural disastersAccidents and disastersPower outagesWeatherService outagesUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 17:05:06 GMTMinibus crash in France kills 5 children, 1 adult (AP) — The collision of a truck and a minibus near the northeastern French city of Troyes has left six people dead, including five children.iGeneral newsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 16:42:17 GMTReal estate heir charged for urinating on candy (AP) — A New York City real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor in Texas a decade ago is facing a new charge in Houston — that he urinated on candy at a drug store.aGeneral newsFugitivesLaw and orderCrimeLegal proceedingsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:32:36 GMTAnother author boosted by 'Colbert Bump' YORK (AP) — The "Colbert Bump" is becoming contagious.eArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEntertainment, 22 Jul 2014 16:38:08 GMTCoke's sales miss estimates as Diet Coke flags (AP) — Coca-Cola Co. reported sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as demand weakened for Diet Coke in North America.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:36:31 GMTFAA tells US airlines all flights to Tel Aviv airport in Israel prohibited for 24 hours (AP) — FAA tells US airlines all flights to Tel Aviv airport in Israel prohibited for 24 hours.wBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTel AvivIsraelMiddle East, 22 Jul 2014 16:38:03 GMTUS stocks climb as earnings reports roll in YORK (AP) — Solid earnings for a range of big companies helped nudge the stock market higher on Tuesday. The restaurant chain Chipotle and the cable giant Comcast surged after reporting better results than Wall Street expected.aBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:19:59 GMTAttorney: Dispute over Patriots records resolved RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez says a dispute over records the defense had sought from the New England Patriots has been resolved, though it's unclear whether the documents were turned over.aGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderProfessional footballFootballFall RiverMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:59:09 GMTParents of abducted girls, escapees meet president, Nigeria (AP) — President Goodluck Jonathan met for the first time Tuesday with parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Islamic extremist captors.BASHIR ADIGUNMICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsKidnappingGovernment and politicsCrimeNigeriaAbujaWest AfricaAfrica, 22 Jul 2014 17:06:11 GMTAP NewsAlert, N.J. (AP) — Newark Police Department to be monitored after federal probe finds 'unconstitutional policing'aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLaw and orderCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNewarkNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 16:25:25 GMT