FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:41:29 -0700German policeman on trial in dismemberment killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b48d5ae0be0946c5a187d6cbace4a09eBERLIN (AP) — A German police officer went on trial Friday accused of strangling and chopping up a man he met in an Internet chat forum devoted to cannibalism.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderDresdenGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b48d5ae0be0946c5a187d6cbace4a09eFri, 22 Aug 2014 16:36:51 GMT'Motown the Musical' to take a break from Broadwayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1d6dcdbcef94eca83271fbd95453e4fNEW YORK (AP) — "Motown the Musical" is taking a break from Broadway.MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentPerforming artshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1d6dcdbcef94eca83271fbd95453e4fFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:24:20 GMTWashington wildfire burn scars turn into mudslideshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a01f84b8a844b5d81aeac8c0a7fa959TWISP, Wash. (AP) — Rain unleashed mudslides on land left bare by wildfires, washing down hillsides and damaging homes and closing highways in north central Washington.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersTrafficStormsTransportationFiresWashingtonSpokaneUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a01f84b8a844b5d81aeac8c0a7fa959Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:52:31 GMTUS OPEN 2014: Serena chasing major title No. 18http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f3eb65997a94333a9478fec023c3c13NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams stopped hiding from history and started making more of it.RACHEL COHENsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMen's tennisMen's sportsAthlete injuriesEventsAthlete healthNew York CityUnited StatesQueensNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f3eb65997a94333a9478fec023c3c13Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:00:08 GMTCleveland greets reopening of historic ballparkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b403543c9b6480f84eca2b5cecdc960CLEVELAND (AP) — Even in Cleveland, League Park probably doesn't mean much to a casual baseball fan. The former home of the Cleveland Indians sat neglected and largely forgotten for decades in a not-so-well-traveled east side neighborhood.MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b403543c9b6480f84eca2b5cecdc960Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:22:14 GMTArtist Christo says river project at a standstillhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00a673ef8d5948018c20f14d9a1ae61cCANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — The artist Christo says his plan to suspend nearly 6 miles of silvery fabric in sections over the Arkansas River is in a "stand-still situation."aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsCanon CityColorado RiverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00a673ef8d5948018c20f14d9a1ae61cFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:29:58 GMTUS OPEN 2014: Capsules on top men's playershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eafdc9b703c4b1eb9ccb60eaa46e0a7Men to watch at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday:HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisEventsUnited StatesNew YorkNew York CityTorontoNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eafdc9b703c4b1eb9ccb60eaa46e0a7Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:03:18 GMTPope Francis offers condolences on Szoka's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a9d588d56e74b97b229fbf926b9bc30DETROIT (AP) — Pope Francis says he offers his "heartfelt condolences" to the Detroit archdiocese over the death of Cardinal Edmund Szoka (SHAH'-kuh).aGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a9d588d56e74b97b229fbf926b9bc30Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:43:01 GMTDonaldson retains lead at Czech Mastershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f097fe7ae4904941b9bddf009959d340VYSOKY UJEZD, Czech Republic (AP) — Jamie Donaldson shot a 3-under 69 Friday to retain a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Czech Masters and keep alive his hopes of a spot on Europe's Ryder Cup team.sSportsRyder CupMen's golfGolfMen's sportsEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f097fe7ae4904941b9bddf009959d340Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:15:21 GMTObama's vacations in line with US averagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf974212b299467fae5edcff1bf39d12CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is criticized whenever he goes on vacation but travel industry data show he's taken about as much vacation this year as most Americans do.DARLENE SUPERVILLEaLifestyleGovernment and politicsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLeisure travelTravelUnited StatesMassachusettsNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf974212b299467fae5edcff1bf39d12Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:26:17 GMTIce bucket challenge may change nonprofit worldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e6a8e3db48045d58dbbd142877f4900NEW YORK (AP) — The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.ALICIA RANCILIOeArts and entertainmentSocial mediaCharity fundraisingOnline mediaNonprofit business and financeIndividual givingGlaciologyDiseases and conditionsMediaPhilanthropySocial affairsBusinessNeurological disordersHealthGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsEarth scienceScienceEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e6a8e3db48045d58dbbd142877f4900Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:35:53 GMTEx-Va. governor: CEO's loans not inappropriatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f4b1b185a2d4c9da12694cc31adca79RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Friday that there was nothing inappropriate about taking two loans totaling $70,000 from a wealthy vitamin entrepreneur who had asked nothing of him other than calling his father on his 80th birthday.ALAN SUDERMANLARRY O'DELLaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f4b1b185a2d4c9da12694cc31adca79Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:36:30 GMTIraq Sunni lawmakers suspend talks on new government to protest mosque attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdcb416c2d4841948b24e08e20aca186BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq Sunni lawmakers suspend talks on new government to protest mosque attack .iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdcb416c2d4841948b24e08e20aca186Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:31:26 GMTUS OPEN 2014: Capsules on top women's playershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1854d9297525473b9dde7af881b7411dWomen to watch at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday:HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisWomen's sportsEventsUnited StatesNew York CityNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1854d9297525473b9dde7af881b7411dFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:01:47 GMTUS, EU, NATO condemn Russian aid convoy movehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09110bec14d247208abcf2faa8661a11LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Frustrated by a week of delays, Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval of the government in Kiev. Ukraine called the move a "direct invasion" that aimed to provoke an international incident.MSTYSLAV CHERNOVPETER LEONARDiGeneral newsInternational incidentsDiplomacyInternational agreementsForeign aidInternational relationsGovernment and politicsUkraineCrimeaRussiaKievMoscowDonetskEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09110bec14d247208abcf2faa8661a11Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:32:54 GMTFacts about US racial unresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f683182b949640bdbc292e89f0af9e67WASHINGTON (AP) — The St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, was roiled by racial unrest after 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was black, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, on Aug. 9. The street clashes there mirrored past, larger-scale riots in multiple U.S. cities, most of them triggered by perceived racial injustice, or an incident involving police, in already tense communities.JESSE J. HOLLANDwGovernment and politicsRace and ethnicityRiotsArrestsAfrican-AmericansPolice brutalityCrimeMunicipal governmentsPolitical assassinationsBroadcast televisionWar and unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical and civil unrestGeneral newsLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesViolenceLocal governmentsAssassinationsTelevisionMediaViolent crimeUnited StatesLos AngelesIllinoisChicagoMissouriCaliforniaSt. LouisNewarkNorth AmericaNew Jerseyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f683182b949640bdbc292e89f0af9e67Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:16:22 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed4f2a8042614f758d6e9d13dea4c5f4WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed4f2a8042614f758d6e9d13dea4c5f4Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:07:18 GMTVerstappen focused on exams as well as F1 historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7bbaf0ae3924e54b5695ec959421a3bSPA, Belgium (AP) — Max Verstappen will find himself in a unique position next year: fitting his school exams around his debut as the youngest ever Formula One driver.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneBelgiumWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7bbaf0ae3924e54b5695ec959421a3bFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:06:28 GMTEbola spreads in Nigeria with 2 new caseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0fc51832dfc4eba8f2acb234517952bABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenger in one of Africa's largest cities.BASHIR ADIGUNJONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEHiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksTravel laws and regulationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsWest AfricaNigeriaAfricaSierra LeoneGuineaLiberiaLagosGabonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0fc51832dfc4eba8f2acb234517952bFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:36:19 GMTColorado dropping Arapaho spellings for dormshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f7b1f0a1a5743cdaa5a8826efe0d245BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The University of Colorado is backing away from a proposal to name two of its dorms after two Arapaho chiefs using the tribe's traditional spellings.aGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsBoulderColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f7b1f0a1a5743cdaa5a8826efe0d245Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:25:09 GMTRussian aid convoy reaches war-torn Luhanskhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ce60789cb1443578032a28475474799LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Declaring it had lost patience with Ukraine's stalling tactics, Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval of the government in Kiev. Ukraine called the move a "direct invasion" that aimed to provoke an international incident.MSTYSLAV CHERNOVPETER LEONARDiGeneral newsInternational incidentsWar and unrestInternational agreementsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsUkraineCrimeaMoscowRussiaKievDonetskEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ce60789cb1443578032a28475474799Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:52:26 GMTMan charged in biting attack at Lollapaloozahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c952239ebe04a5eb38e67b4181be3ceCHICAGO (AP) — A 33-year-old man is accused of biting two men in a seemingly random attack as the Arctic Monkeys performed at Chicago's Lollapalooza music festival.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCrimeViolent crimeChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c952239ebe04a5eb38e67b4181be3ceFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:30:42 GMTSouthwest jet makes emergency landing in Dallashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b83c083ce4f497e815f747c119fe2eaDALLAS (AP) — A Southwest Airlines jet has made a safe emergency landing after blowing a tire during takeoff.aBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationDallasAustinTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b83c083ce4f497e815f747c119fe2eaFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:25:57 GMTUN: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c068d8598794492afc89b1f07f952ceGENEVA (AP) — The death toll from three years of Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday.JOHN HEILPRINiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesCivil warsWar casualtiesWar and unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c068d8598794492afc89b1f07f952ceFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:37:37 GMTEbola outbreak revives interest in 'The Hot Zone'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce1ebb7c1f464d028a965783bb85598dNEW YORK (AP) — The current Ebola outbreak has revived interest in a 1994 book about the deadly virus: Richard Preston's "The Hot Zone."aArts and entertainmentHealthDisease outbreaksBooks and literatureInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGeneral newsPublic healthEntertainmentWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce1ebb7c1f464d028a965783bb85598dFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:27:39 GMTSunnis pull out of Iraq talks after mosque attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d90ab6d3644144938d14f11bdfcf8f87BAGHDAD (AP) — Sunni lawmakers pulled out of talks on forming a new Iraqi government after militants attacked a Sunni mosque in a volatile province outside Baghdad during Friday prayers, killing at least 64 people.SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsReligious strifeWar and unrestMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsGovernment transitionsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesTerrorismNational governmentsIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d90ab6d3644144938d14f11bdfcf8f87Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:22:21 GMTHuckabee: 'Stop the fight' over Common Corehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ad7e63b5d474a1ea31a9db52831eb76WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday. The position puts him at odds with a significant bloc of Republicans.PHILIP ELLIOTTfBusinessLifestyleGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionParentingEventsRelationships2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ad7e63b5d474a1ea31a9db52831eb76Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:39:30 GMTStocks little changed on Ukraine, Yellen speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/284b08bfea9a4f73b443da91be289cc6NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were little changed Friday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure on how the nation's most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in the coming months. Investors were also monitoring another flare-up in tensions between Ukraine and Russia.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyRecessions and depressionsFinancial marketsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyGovernment financeStock marketsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUkraineUnited StatesJacksonRussiaEastern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaWyominghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/284b08bfea9a4f73b443da91be289cc6Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:24:49 GMTYemen's Shiite-rebel group escalate standoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80bf5fd2981841dc8de4955d8a139f39SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Thousands of supporters of Yemen's powerful Shiite rebel group escalated their standoff with the government on Friday, setting up tents near three ministries to press for the replacement of a prime minister they depict as "manipulated" by their rival Islamist group, the Muslim Brotherhood.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsGovernment and politicsEconomyIslamReligionSocial affairsWar and unrestBusinessYemenSanaaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80bf5fd2981841dc8de4955d8a139f39Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:38:05 GMTLawsuit filed over immigrants' access to lawyershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4898e5fab0db4a3a8f6959470688e433ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of lawyers has filed a lawsuit against federal immigration authorities, claiming detainees at a New Mexico detention center aren't getting proper legal representation.RUSSELL CONTRERASaGeneral newsImmigrationLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsNew MexicoArtesiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4898e5fab0db4a3a8f6959470688e433Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:20:23 GMTGaza militants kill 18 alleged spies for Israelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/822fb24d45b74163baec02cbe8285dc7GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque with bags over their heads and shot in front of hundreds of people. The killings came in response to Israel's deadly airstrike against three top Hamas military commanders.IBRAHIM BARZAKDANIEL ESTRINiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsTerritorial disputesEspionageCease firesCrimeGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesEgyptIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastQatarNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/822fb24d45b74163baec02cbe8285dc7Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:12:23 GMTOops: County wrongly figured blood-alcohol levelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbf0400b367749ae9aa644f0a2ef6b0eSOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — People who told police they were not that drunk while driving may have been right in one Pennsylvania county.aGeneral newsReckless endangermentCrimeSomersetPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbf0400b367749ae9aa644f0a2ef6b0eFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:08:50 GMTManziel fined $12,000 for middle finger fliphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ef61ae00da945f9bac3c232947d78c9CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel has been slapped on the finger.TOM WITHERSsSportsProfessional footballFootballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ef61ae00da945f9bac3c232947d78c9Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:38:50 GMTHernandez fiancee seeks perjury-charge dismissalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12b5400281a3464db45dffc84fc19f5eFALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A lawyer for the fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez asked a judge Friday to throw out perjury charges, saying Shayanna Jenkins did not willfully lie as she was bombarded with 1,630 questions over two days before a grand jury.MICHELLE R. SMITHaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderFall RiverMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12b5400281a3464db45dffc84fc19f5eFri, 22 Aug 2014 16:44:31 GMTCanadian PM bans Chinese media from Arctic triphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/715196b762c2423ca54cd9f2bb189365TORONTO (AP) — Canada says "past incidents and behaviors" are to blame for China's official news agency and the Communist Party newspaper being banned from an Arctic trip with Prime Minister Stephen Harper.ROB GILLIESiGeneral newsJournalismMediaIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsNews mediaCanadaChinaNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/715196b762c2423ca54cd9f2bb189365Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:46:13 GMT2 kids hurt in fall from Ferris wheelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b2592a9fd314a37b2e4d215b6b7440cCHELSEA, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say two children are recovering from injuries after falling at least 15 feet from a Ferris wheel at a community fair in southeastern Michigan.aGeneral newsMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b2592a9fd314a37b2e4d215b6b7440cFri, 22 Aug 2014 16:41:12 GMTFriends: Jeffords took Vermont roots to Washingtonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2370d3af27564c82a6aa2c1c98a0eabeRUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Friends, family and fellow politicians say the late U.S. Sen. Jim Jeffords took his Vermont roots with him to Washington.aGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesEnvironmental laws and regulationsLegislatureGovernment and politicsLegislationEnvironmental educationEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment regulationsVermontRutlandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2370d3af27564c82a6aa2c1c98a0eabeFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:16:13 GMTDinosaur footprints set for public display in Utahhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3630dd2d1d224c3fb9babfed6ffb05d7SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A dry wash full of 112-million-year-old dinosaur tracks that include an ankylosaurus, dromaeosaurus and a menacing ancestor of the Tyrannosaurus rex, is set to open to the public this fall near Moab.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsSciencePaleontologyDinosaursCrocodilesReptilesAnimalsUtahColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3630dd2d1d224c3fb9babfed6ffb05d7Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:06:48 GMTPentagon condemns Russian movements into Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1c2d1d3792a4b5584a890860215459aWASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday condemned the movement of a Russian convoy into eastern Ukraine, calling it a violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and demanding that it be withdrawn.ROBERT BURNSwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseUkraineRussiaMoscowEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1c2d1d3792a4b5584a890860215459aFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:14:49 GMTAmnesty: Mali holding children detainees as adultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9646c649ecb949a79a3ed46fe3a1ec08BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Children accused of belonging to armed militias in Mali and participating in the country's ongoing unrest are languishing in jails and being held alongside adults, an international human rights group charged. .BABA AHMEDiGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsMaliWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9646c649ecb949a79a3ed46fe3a1ec08Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:16:41 GMTExpectations of ECB help drive down eurozone rateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12fdb0c5badd4434853acb9ef1d8e56fInvestors appear to be putting their money on the likelihood of more stimulus measures from the European Central Bank to keep the eurozone's shaky recovery from stalling.DAVID McHUGHaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsCurrency marketsRecessions and depressionsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyGovernment financeFinancial servicesIndustriesDebt and bond marketsFinancial marketsEuropeGermanyWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12fdb0c5badd4434853acb9ef1d8e56fFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:37:16 GMTNASCAR rolls out glitzy new ad campaign for Chasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8056b42968a44793acaef27d17121464CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR will promote its revamped Chase for the Sprint Cup championship format with a new advertising campaign officially launched on Friday with the theme of: "Sixteen nations: Ten battles. One will prevail."fBusinessSportsSports marketingOnline mediaAutomobile racingNASCARSports businessMarketing and advertisingCorporate newsMediaCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8056b42968a44793acaef27d17121464Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:36:43 GMTTeacher fired for pregnancy sues Catholic schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cb9ecc91dcb4a879226225a73d6ba2bBUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A former teacher at a Montana Catholic school who was fired for being pregnant and unmarried is suing the school district.aBusinessGeneral newsPregnancy and childbirthReligionChristianitySocial affairsSexual and reproductive healthHealthWomen's healthButteMontanaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cb9ecc91dcb4a879226225a73d6ba2bFri, 22 Aug 2014 16:54:26 GMTPentagon cites 'dangerous' Chinese jet intercepthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b98992159024a6a896fbe1650e83e02WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace.ROBERT BURNSwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseChinaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b98992159024a6a896fbe1650e83e02Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:12:59 GMTSerbia says it won't impose sanctions on Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99bdcd871d3e4512b180367c3ff071c6BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Despite pressure from the European Union, Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia or curb its food exports to that country, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday.DUSAN STOJANOVICiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyInternational tradeSerbiaCrimeaRussiaEuropeEastern EuropeUkrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99bdcd871d3e4512b180367c3ff071c6Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:50:04 GMTYellen: Job market makes Fed hesitant on rate hikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a895f8b48e74e1e9ac0702fb7723ecbJACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.MARTIN CRUTSINGERMATTHEW BROWNaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyRecessions and depressionsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyPricesLabor economyLeading economic indicatorsJacksonUnited StatesWyomingNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a895f8b48e74e1e9ac0702fb7723ecbFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:27:05 GMTSuspicious object turns out to be Star Wars toyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9704a9f59a204a86bbb8ff595dbec9d2JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Call Luke Skywalker for backup.aOdditiesJuneauAlaskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9704a9f59a204a86bbb8ff595dbec9d2Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:32:37 GMT2 parolees charged in suburban Chicago standoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ebe456280c44af79171f16e724c8736CHICAGO (AP) — Two parolees have been charged with holding two adults and six children hostage in a 20-hour standoff in a Chicago suburb.aGeneral newsTheftCrimeIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ebe456280c44af79171f16e724c8736Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:31:36 GMTObama offers new accommodations on birth controlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d559fd4346542f18bac9a7cec85bd1dWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will offer a new accommodation to religious nonprofits that object to covering birth control for their employees. The measure allows those groups to notify the government, rather than their insurance company, that birth control violates their religious beliefs.JOSH LEDERMANwBusinessGeneral newsHealthLifestyleGovernment and politicsBirth controlSexual and reproductive healthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d559fd4346542f18bac9a7cec85bd1dFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:24:31 GMTRyan Truex cleared to race at Bristolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a514d150e2b4de1b53c7c99e6ebc366BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Truex is back behind the wheel of his Toyota for BK Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway.sSportsAthlete injuriesAutomobile racingNASCARAthlete healthTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a514d150e2b4de1b53c7c99e6ebc366Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:42:49 GMT