FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:27:44 -0700Seahawks use big first half to rout Bears 34-6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23cb27759418413b8cc0fef121a9cd12SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's defense is expected to among the best in the NFL again. If Russell Wilson and the Seahawks' offense can play this well in the regular season, look out.TIM BOOTHsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballSeattleIllinoisWashingtonCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23cb27759418413b8cc0fef121a9cd12Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:22:19 GMTIndia, Pakistan trade gunfire in Kashmir; 4 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44e427aa7ff84796a51c5cf3b85317cbSRINAGAR, India (AP) — India and Pakistan traded gunfire in the disputed Kashmir region on Saturday, killing two villagers on each side and wounding several others, officials said.iGeneral newsInternational incidentsTerritorial disputesInternational tradeDiplomacyWar and unrestBorder securityArmed forcesEconomyBusinessInternational relationsGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseIndiaPakistanKashmirSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44e427aa7ff84796a51c5cf3b85317cbSat, 23 Aug 2014 08:40:59 GMTEmails show Walker recall election campaign pushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7096bb54f564e31979e0cd03f69005aMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Newly released court documents include excerpts from emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign team told him to instruct donors to give to a key conservative group that would run ads for Walker and distribute money to other conservative groups backing him.TODD RICHMONDM.L. JOHNSONaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsRecall electionsCampaignsPolitical fundraisingHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7096bb54f564e31979e0cd03f69005aSat, 23 Aug 2014 05:42:44 GMTGreen-Beckham to sit at OU after NCAA decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f4ca9643c0a432683036a734972a31cNORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Dorial Green-Beckham will not be allowed to play for Oklahoma this season after the NCAA denied the school's request for a waiver that would have made the talented receiver eligible to play immediately.sSportsCollege sportsCrimeCollege footballGeneral newsFootballOklahomaNormanSpringfieldUnited StatesNorth AmericaMissourihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f4ca9643c0a432683036a734972a31cSat, 23 Aug 2014 03:55:03 GMTAL Central-leading Royals win 6-3 at Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/194c4cca76a04720bd0375387571cf3fARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yordano Ventura still reverts to being the rookie pitcher he is for the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsTexasKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/194c4cca76a04720bd0375387571cf3fSat, 23 Aug 2014 04:19:17 GMTChina shuts down Beijing independent film festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90c3983cd19c4b41ac734e4dc740ee28BEIJING (AP) — Organizers say Chinese authorities have shut down an independent film festival, a rare venue for the showing of independent films that may be critical of the government in a country with tight controls.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90c3983cd19c4b41ac734e4dc740ee28Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:38:42 GMTGray pitches into 9th, A's top Angelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c756f5b35a3149dab99f5b732607de01OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray ended a monthlong losing streak, pitching into the ninth inning and leading the Oakland Athletics over the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 Friday night in a matchup of AL West rivals.MICHAEL WAGAMANsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c756f5b35a3149dab99f5b732607de01Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:20:21 GMT5 things to watch for weekend at The Barclayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a548dec028b4c08971f72deeeaefff6PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — In a span of two weeks, Adam Scott lost his No. 1 ranking and then ended the year without a major.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsPGA ChampionshipsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsEventsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a548dec028b4c08971f72deeeaefff6Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:03:40 GMTLufthansa pilots' union threatens new strikeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b07a484ffe5c40a9ac3ad30f1079300bBERLIN (AP) — A union representing Lufthansa's pilots is threatening a new round of strikes in a long-running dispute over wages and early retirement benefits.fBusinessStrikesWages and salariesGeneral newsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsPersonnelGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b07a484ffe5c40a9ac3ad30f1079300bSat, 23 Aug 2014 08:42:22 GMTLeader says Hamas agrees in writing to support Palestinian bid at International Criminal Courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9b165c9119c4e939a434cbb8fb292a4GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Leader says Hamas agrees in writing to support Palestinian bid at International Criminal Court.iGeneral newsCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesGaza StripMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9b165c9119c4e939a434cbb8fb292a4Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:20:13 GMTOfficer charged in hot-car death of police doghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d305a1bdee3f4179a98f80c2b1b3222eMILLS, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal-cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car for several hours.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCasperWyomingUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d305a1bdee3f4179a98f80c2b1b3222eSat, 23 Aug 2014 05:23:39 GMTThousands to march against NY chokehold deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e340140f40534592be55ee4b5d2e9900NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of marchers are expected to protest the death of an unarmed black man who was placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.JONATHAN LEMIREaGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e340140f40534592be55ee4b5d2e9900Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:59:09 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fecd969e4f5646119db657111e7975bdToday is Saturday, August 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.The Associated PressaViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsUnited StatesNew York CityNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fecd969e4f5646119db657111e7975bdSat, 23 Aug 2014 04:00:29 GMTSt. Louis officer suspended after video commentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54570b8ac234407886626ef20f77171fST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis County Police chief says an officer who had been assigned to patrols in Ferguson has been suspended while the department reviews a 2012 video in which the officer calls himself "a killer" and makes incendiary comments about religion and U.S. political leaders.aGeneral newsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54570b8ac234407886626ef20f77171fSat, 23 Aug 2014 03:58:23 GMTPolice officer accused of sex assaults on patrolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a58aa1a588e456095d56275efdaf4eaOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City police officer arrested on charges of serial sexual assault preyed on women in the rundown neighborhoods he was assigned to patrol — picking some up off the street, pulling others over at traffic stops and in one case taking a woman to a nearby school, police documents show.KRISTI EATONaGeneral newsSportsPolice brutalityAfrican-AmericansRace and ethnicityCrimeHigh school footballFootballViolent crimeLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceHigh school sportsOklahoma CityOklahomaMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a58aa1a588e456095d56275efdaf4eaSat, 23 Aug 2014 05:36:49 GMTCollmenter and D-Backs beat Padres 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a019d8c34c04cbe88053749895a6949PHOENIX (AP) — Some extra rest seemed to be just what Josh Collmenter needed.JOSE ROMEROsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a019d8c34c04cbe88053749895a6949Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:19:48 GMTHamas chief backs International Criminal Court bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f06a2a78f4cf46f8bf81f1a7b0d31eefGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturday. Such a step could expose Israel — as well as Hamas — to war crimes investigations.IBRAHIM BARZAKiGeneral newsCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelMiddle EastGaza Striphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f06a2a78f4cf46f8bf81f1a7b0d31eefSat, 23 Aug 2014 05:50:47 GMTHavana retro-Soviet restaurant a nod to nostalgiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd4dcdf4af9f4997a9cb394775bb3625HAVANA (AP) — There's no rice, beans or fried plantains at Havana's newest private restaurant. You can order a minty mojito, but it'll come mixed with vodka instead of the traditional white rum.PETER ORSIiBusinessGeneral newsInternational incidentsRestaurantsFood and drinkLifestyleCuisinesCubaSoviet UnionHavanaMoscowRussiaKyrgyzstanUkraineCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanEastern EuropeEuropeCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd4dcdf4af9f4997a9cb394775bb3625Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:07:11 GMTWash. flash flooding damages estimated 10 homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c30fa05060094245b72d0137b9695ed1TWISP, Wash. (AP) — Heavy rains that unleashed mud slides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires damaged or destroyed an estimated 10 homes and blocked highways, officials said Friday.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersFiresWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c30fa05060094245b72d0137b9695ed1Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:06:25 GMTRodgers has 2 TDs, Packers beat Raiders 31-21http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/178477ec4438413e8a8730dcb1f04895GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — With a stable of running backs now complementing quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers offense could be as potent as ever this season.GENARO C. ARMASsSportsAthlete injuriesSports transactionsAthlete healthSports businessProfessional footballFootballGreen BayWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/178477ec4438413e8a8730dcb1f04895Sat, 23 Aug 2014 03:42:58 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ecc95a6ee58445c8452ef7e5ca7d880WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsPoliceNews mediaMediaTelevisionLaw enforcement agencieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ecc95a6ee58445c8452ef7e5ca7d880Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:14:55 GMTChina shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6f4729501d04c54a7a6ed1ea5c343afBEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities shut down an independent film festival on its opening day Saturday, a rare venue for the showing of films that may be critical of the government in a country with tight controls, organizers said.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6f4729501d04c54a7a6ed1ea5c343afSat, 23 Aug 2014 06:37:35 GMTSpirits, prayers mark hunt for Myanmar's lost bellhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acdef236f7f84cbfbc8b7da75028fa39YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Divers stand on the edge of a small wooden fishing boat gazing at the murky, choppy waters below. After receiving blessings from Buddhist monks, they lower their masks and plunge one-by-one into the mighty Yangon River, clinging to garden hoses that will act as primitive breathing devices during their dizzying descent into darkness.AYE AYE WINiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acdef236f7f84cbfbc8b7da75028fa39Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:32:39 GMTUpton's HR sends Braves over Reds 3-1 in 12thhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/005b7930d7a54922b2e013acda874245CINCINNATI (AP) — Justin Upton hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning Friday night, rallying the Atlanta Braves to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds after left-hander Mike Minor came up four outs short of a no-hitter.JOE KAYsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/005b7930d7a54922b2e013acda874245Sat, 23 Aug 2014 03:41:00 GMTOfficer critical in coma after California gunfighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac9540bcafda4b6592cf9c57d8d68b0eSAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A veteran, second-generation police officer was in critical condition in a medically induced coma after being wounded in a shootout where the rookie officer he was training shot and killed a gunman, authorities said.aGeneral newsArrestsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderSan BernardinoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac9540bcafda4b6592cf9c57d8d68b0eSat, 23 Aug 2014 07:36:27 GMTIndia police re-arrest fasting activisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf30bff4b0cc4ed3bc5672dc2eaed41bGAUHATI, India (AP) — Police re-arrested a frail Indian activist who has been on a hunger strike for nearly 14 years to protest alleged military brutality in India's remote northeast, her attorney said Saturday.WASBIR HUSSAINiGeneral newsArrestsSuicidesCrimePolitical activismLaw and orderProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf30bff4b0cc4ed3bc5672dc2eaed41bSat, 23 Aug 2014 07:54:02 GMTGeno named Jets starter after 35-24 loss to Giantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab2fb6bb023d4fe3964867cb039f730fEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rex Ryan saw enough to finally reveal the New York Jets' worst-kept secret.DENNIS WASZAK Jr.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab2fb6bb023d4fe3964867cb039f730fSat, 23 Aug 2014 04:52:54 GMT3 Japanese freshmen killed in California crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04efb3bf89334573a12876c229e13482SAN MARCOS, Calif. (AP) — Eight incoming freshman college students from Japan were riding in a small car that ran off a California freeway and hit a power pole, leaving three of them dead and five of them injured, officials said.ELLIOT SPAGATaGeneral newsAccidentsInternational studentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEducationSocial affairsCaliforniaSan DiegoJapanUnited StatesNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04efb3bf89334573a12876c229e13482Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:35:28 GMTUS picks 12-man roster for basketball World Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77a8c4c096e94028a06e245597ed55c5NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. has picked the 12 players it believes can defend its world basketball title.BRIAN MAHONEYsSports2014 FIBA Basketball World CupFIBA Basketball World CupInternational basketballMen's sportsMen's basketballMen's tennisTennisBasketballEventsNBA basketballProfessional basketballUnited StatesNew YorkPuerto RicoNew York CityNorth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77a8c4c096e94028a06e245597ed55c5Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:32:08 GMTSmith, Vick toss TDs in Jets' 35-24 loss to Giantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa248fe1ec22469aad91e03674ffcf2fEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Geno Smith and Michael Vick each threw touchdown passes with the New York Jets' starting offense, and the defense mostly shut down Eli Manning before the Giants' backups rallied for a 35-24 preseason victory Friday night.DENNIS WASZAK Jr.sSportsProfessional footballFootballNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa248fe1ec22469aad91e03674ffcf2fSat, 23 Aug 2014 04:48:34 GMTHarrison homers, drives in 5, Pirates beat Brewershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb157af017114527a3d71039252bca7cMILWAUKEE (AP) — Josh Harrison homered, doubled, singled and drove in a career-high five runs, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 Friday night.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb157af017114527a3d71039252bca7cSat, 23 Aug 2014 03:43:16 GMTHaren leads Dodgers over error-prone Mets 6-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d54d924c34a4e548adce8dd73e8fd23LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dan Haren overcame a leadoff homer by Curtis Granderson and a pair of failed sacrifice bunt attempts to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the error-prone New York Mets 6-2 on Friday night.JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityLos AngelesNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d54d924c34a4e548adce8dd73e8fd23Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:05:55 GMTEscobar, Twins bat around twice, pound Tigers 20-6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a030565845f4cf1909a467df5cb2674MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — All those Cy Young awards, all that heat in their vaunted starting rotation, and there were the Detroit Tigers, staggering out to the field in the eighth inning with an infielder on the pitching mound.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a030565845f4cf1909a467df5cb2674Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:25:40 GMTClinton shadow in Iowa no threat to some Democratshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17b9c31213354fd78d6ed0c774debbcfALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Democrats with presidential dreams are coming to Iowa with little fanfare, entourage or recognition.THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsState governmentsCampaignsPolitical partiesLegislatureElectionsPolitical organizationsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsPresidential electionsNational electionsIowaUnited StatesDes MoinesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17b9c31213354fd78d6ed0c774debbcfSat, 23 Aug 2014 07:39:17 GMTIraq family's flight reveals depth of Sunni griefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c5d048b834b4ef39e36a5197190eedbBAGHDAD (AP) — For nearly a decade Abu Omar has been fleeing Iraq's many conflicts, but they always seem to catch up to him.VIVIAN SALAMAiGeneral newsReligious strifeMilitant groupsWar and unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesIslamBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c5d048b834b4ef39e36a5197190eedbSat, 23 Aug 2014 06:09:00 GMTHamas backs International Criminal Court bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1e7f2ff7fb8405fa434ec4b143a0656GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturday. Such a step could expose Israel — as well as Hamas — to war crimes investigations.IBRAHIM BARZAKMOHAMMED DARAGHMEHiGeneral newsInternational incidentsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestWar crimesCourtsJudiciaryInternational lawGovernment and politicsInternational relationsPalestinian territoriesWest BankIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastQatarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1e7f2ff7fb8405fa434ec4b143a0656Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:58:50 GMTIndia accuses Pakistan of killing 2 in Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/345bb209b3b84c6a8b657d909a4eb2deSRINAGAR, India (AP) — India has accused Pakistani troops of firing guns and mortar rounds on at least three villages in the Indian portion of Kashmir, killing at least two members of one family.iGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestIndiaKashmirPakistanSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/345bb209b3b84c6a8b657d909a4eb2deSat, 23 Aug 2014 05:22:56 GMTMan who ate pot candy must stand trial in killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76d5cc8d3bc64381acc90a21f17c4aa1DENVER (AP) — A judge ordered a Denver man on Friday to stand trial in the killing of his wife, who told dispatchers moments before her death that he was paranoid and hallucinating after eating marijuana-infused candy.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeRecreational drug laws and regulationsCrimeLaw and orderGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76d5cc8d3bc64381acc90a21f17c4aa1Sat, 23 Aug 2014 03:35:27 GMTRussian aid trucks begin to leave Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a2f5a7a23ff438388729306c6918cbeDONETSK, Russia (AP) — Trucks marked as being from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to Ukraine began returning to Russia on Saturday.ALEXANDER ROSLYAKOViGeneral newsInternational relationsWar and unrestHumanitarian crisesGovernment and politicsRussiaUkraineDonetskEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a2f5a7a23ff438388729306c6918cbeSat, 23 Aug 2014 08:01:01 GMTNationals' 10-game win streak ends, Giants romphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dfded6662eb4fa78ba02f434ce76d23WASHINGTON (AP) — As the deficit grew from two to four to eight, even the Washington Nationals — who grew so accustomed to comeback, last-at-bat heroics during their 10-game winning streak — had to admit that their good thing was coming to an end.JOSEPH WHITEsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsProfessional baseballBaseballAthlete healthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dfded6662eb4fa78ba02f434ce76d23Sat, 23 Aug 2014 03:47:12 GMTVegas' storied Sahara casino reborn, transformedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39ad31c41a174d2292991581697678feLAS VEGAS (AP) — The Moroccan-themed Sahara casino that once hosted Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and the Beatles seemed a lost cause in 2011, when its owners declared the 59-year-old property unprofitable and shut it down with little more than a vague promise to return.MICHELLE RINDELSaBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleCelebrityAccommodationsGourmet foodBars and clubsRecessions and depressionsGamblingRecreation and leisureEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFood and drinkProducts and servicesCorporate newsEconomyLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39ad31c41a174d2292991581697678feSat, 23 Aug 2014 08:31:59 GMTYellen signals uncertainty about a rate increasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c20332f449614b98bb2c98c623df57e6JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message:MARTIN CRUTSINGERMATTHEW BROWNaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyLabor economyRecessions and depressionsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyPricesLeading economic indicatorsJacksonUnited StatesWyomingNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c20332f449614b98bb2c98c623df57e6Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:02:45 GMTAfter Ferguson: Calls for police 'body cameras'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/899d6434ee4d41a880855007d787496aNEW YORK (AP) — What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded?BARBARA ORTUTAYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyLaw enforcement technologyPoliceCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGovernment and politicsStaten IslandUnited StatesNew York CityNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/899d6434ee4d41a880855007d787496aSat, 23 Aug 2014 07:02:21 GMTMishaps prompt questions about Washington ferrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02b909a28f744bcbb78124563f323de6SEATTLE (AP) — The green-and-white ferry pulled away from the docks and churned across Puget Sound, leaving behind Seattle's waterfront. Passengers stood in the breeze on the deck or gazed out of the windows at the distant, snow-covered bulk of Mount Rainier.GENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsPersonnelIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessWashingtonBremertonSeattleTacomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02b909a28f744bcbb78124563f323de6Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:25:34 GMTLions overcome mistakes, beat Jaguars 13-12http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d96171f262904ebf93f88e8b3fbff2ccDETROIT (AP) — Reggie Bush's long run was a highlight — one the Detroit Lions nearly wasted with the kinds of mistakes they can ill afford once the season starts.NOAH TRISTERsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d96171f262904ebf93f88e8b3fbff2ccSat, 23 Aug 2014 04:16:14 GMTOzuna's slam helps Marlins beat Rockies 13-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a7e5e4e56dc4bb0b9f550366b4c6baaDENVER (AP) — Marcell Ozuna hit a grand slam for his third homer in as many games, Giancarlo Stanton had three hits and three RBIs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 13-5 on Friday night.DENNIS GEORGATOSsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a7e5e4e56dc4bb0b9f550366b4c6baaSat, 23 Aug 2014 04:33:25 GMTParis to celebrate end to Nazi rule 70 years laterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51ee1b09db7d42dc8b4d7d0bad9ef6c1PARIS (AP) — Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Paris bridge on a Sunday afternoon.ELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsNormandy landingsWorld War IINazismEventsGovernment and politicsFranceParisEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51ee1b09db7d42dc8b4d7d0bad9ef6c1Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:13:38 GMTWash. flash floods, mudslides damage several homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8773f899963b4df3bda1d51fb36b5dedTWISP, Wash. (AP) — An estimated 10 homes were damaged or destroyed and highways were blocked as heavy rains unleashed mudslides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires.aGeneral newsProperty damageFloodsWeatherAccidents and disastersNatural disastersFiresWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8773f899963b4df3bda1d51fb36b5dedSat, 23 Aug 2014 07:38:09 GMTFew details month after reporters detained in Iranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c1eac9fa527424294797b8f87995531DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle between a new guard of moderates pushing for greater freedom and the old hard-line establishment.ADAM SCHRECKiGeneral newsArrestsNewspapersJournalistsLaw and orderCrimeNews mediaMediaGovernment and politicsTehranIranUnited StatesMiddle EastDubaiNorth AmericaUnited Arab Emirateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c1eac9fa527424294797b8f87995531Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:11:56 GMTPhilippines to pull out of Golan Heights, Liberiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fb545b8f1554de0b9fe4fb77eb955f0MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines says it will bring home its peacekeeping forces from the Golan Heights amid the deteriorating security in the region and will withdraw troops from Liberia because of the Ebola outbreak.iGeneral newsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fb545b8f1554de0b9fe4fb77eb955f0Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:12:57 GMT