FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Jul 2014 08:57:51 -0700Horsey in halfway lead at Russian Open (AP) — David Horsey shot a second-round 68 Friday for a two-stroke lead at the halfway mark of the Russian Open.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 15:35:09 GMTMan, 80, says he shot burglar after pregnancy plea BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police planned Friday to give prosecutors the results of their investigation into an 80-year-old man's fatal shooting of one of two burglars who attacked him when he found them ransacking his home.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTheftLong BeachCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 15:08:10 GMTRussian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash (AP) — Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the crash of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage.LAURA MILLSNATALIYA VASILYEVAiBusinessGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEconomyAccidentsNational governmentsEventsForeign policyGovernment policyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesRussiaMoscowCrimeaEuropeUkraineUnited StatesEastern EuropeNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 14:50:27 GMTIsrael says missing soldier whom Hamas claimed to have abducted was killed in battle (AP) — Israel says missing soldier whom Hamas claimed to have abducted was killed in battle.iGeneral newsMissing personsGovernment and politicsIsraelMiddle East, 25 Jul 2014 14:43:17 GMTVisa, Amazon pull stock market lower YORK (AP) — The stock market sank in morning trading Friday after Visa and Amazon posted weaker results than Wall Street expected. If the declines continue, the market would erase almost all of its gains from earlier in the week.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock marketsFinancial marketsUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 15:10:46 GMTJudge drops 1 of 5 defendants from 9/11 Gitmo case (AP) — A military judge has ruled that one of five prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay naval base charged in the Sept. 11 attack should be tried separately from his co-defendants.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsMilitary legal affairsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsCubaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 25 Jul 2014 15:39:52 GMTJordan shoots down 'aerial target' near Syria, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's air force shot down an "aerial target" near the Syrian border on Friday, a Jordanian military official said. Eyewitnesses said the object was a drone.OMAR AKOURiGeneral newsInternational incidentsCivil warsMilitary facilitiesWar and unrestArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsAmmanSyriaJordanMiddle East, 25 Jul 2014 15:28:23 GMTGaza officials accuse Israel of war crimes at ICC (AP) — Top Palestinian officials have filed a complaint to the International Criminal Court, accusing Israel of war crimes in Gaza.iGeneral newsWar crimesInternational lawWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelFranceParisGaza StripMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 15:15:18 GMTMalaysian cyclist reprimanded for Gaza protest, Scotland (AP) — A Malaysian cyclist at the Commonwealth Games who wore gloves with "Save Gaza" written on them has been reprimanded by his team and warned he will be expelled if he does it again.ROB HARRISsSportsProtests and demonstrationsCommonwealth GamesPolitical activismPolitical and civil unrestGeneral newsEventsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsIsraelGaza StripGlasgowScotlandMiddle EastPalestinian territoriesUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 15:01:06 GMTLittle sunlight as Obama raises super PAC dollars (AP) — For years, President Barack Obama railed against the surge of unlimited spending flowing into American political campaigns, arguing that average voters were being shut out of a secretive system that lets special interests bankroll elections.wGovernment and politics2012 United States Presidential ElectionUnited States Presidential ElectionPolitical fundraisingPolitical action committeesNational electionsElectionsEventsCampaignsPolitical organizationsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 15:36:36 GMTGrain mixed, livestock higher (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.fCommodity marketsFinancial marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 14:57:21 GMTFBI arrests longtime Dallas County commissioner (AP) — The FBI has arrested a longtime Dallas County commissioner whose home was raided by federal agents in a 2011 money laundering investigationaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsMoney launderingCrimeArrestsLaw and orderTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 14:49:09 GMTBig family hit by Sandy to share lottery winnings, N.J. (AP) — A large family that lives at the shore and suffered losses during Superstorm Sandy will share a $20 million lottery jackpot that one of the 17 siblings said will be "a great pick-me-up."aGeneral newsLotteriesNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 15:34:55 GMT5 killed in West Bank, amid new Gaza truce efforts (AP) — The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as Israel's 18-day military operation in the Gaza Strip fueled new unrest in the West Bank, where five Palestinians were killed during protests.IAN DEITCHiGeneral newsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsInternational relationsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesWest BankJerusalemIsraelCairoGaza StripHebronNablusMiddle EastUnited StatesEgyptNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 15:19:26 GMTGunmen kill 2 senior officers in Egypt's Sinai, Egypt (AP) — An Egyptian security official says gunmen killed two senior officers in the volatile northern Sinai Peninsula.ASHRAF SWEILAMiGeneral newsWar and unrestEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 Jul 2014 14:57:44 GMTIndian air force helicopter crash kills 7 on board, India (AP) — An Indian air force helicopter crashed Friday in northern India, killing all seven people on board, including two pilots, the military said.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment and politicsIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 25 Jul 2014 15:07:44 GMTToddler crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons CREEK, Ore. (AP) — Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.aGeneral newsOddities, 25 Jul 2014 14:53:29 GMTDeliberations in Ventura trial enter Day 4 PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The fourth day of deliberations has begun in the trial over former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 14:46:45 GMTMichigan dog owner may be charged in fatal attack TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The owner of two dogs that fatally mauled a man as he jogged along a rural Michigan road could be charged after the attack, which was the third since 2012 involving canines from the same property, officials said.aGeneral newsDogsCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersMammalsAnimalsMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 15:48:03 GMTRule change: Blood and bumps at Commonwealth Games, Scotland (AP) — It was the first bout of the boxing competition at the Commonwealth Games. Within minutes, one of the fighters had a large lump on his head, and the other had blood streaming down his face.DENNIS PASSAiGeneral newsSportsCommonwealth GamesEventsGlasgowScotlandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 15:37:07 GMTDefending champ Svitolina makes Baku semis, Azerbaijan (AP) — Elina Svitolina of Ukraine moved her Baku Cup title defense into the semifinals by dispatching Pauline Parmentier of France 6-4, 6-4 on Friday.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsAzerbaijanBakuEastern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 15:05:15 GMTCause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine why a man identified as a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelphia suburb and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the patient had concerns about him.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 14:37:08 GMTLunch special: Pope lines up for self-serve meal CITY (AP) — Do you make the pope pay for lunch?iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsVatican CityWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 15:15:30 GMTLawyer: Claims of botched circumcision are untrue, Ala. (AP) — Two doctors deny claims by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision, one of their lawyers said Friday.aGeneral newsCircumcisionLegal proceedingsMen's healthLaw and orderHealthAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 15:09:45 GMTUS agency probes Hyundai Sonata air bag problem (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether an electrical problem can knock out the air bags on some older Hyundai Sonatas.aBusinessGeneral newsProducts and servicesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustries, 25 Jul 2014 15:42:42 GMTGermany's Lufthansa to resume Tel Aviv flights (AP) — Germany's biggest airline, Lufthansa, says it and subsidiaries in other European countries will resume flights to Tel Aviv on Saturday after canceling operations for several days over safety concerns.iBusinessGeneral newsAir travel disruptionsTransportationGermanyIsraelTel AvivEuropeWestern EuropeMiddle East, 25 Jul 2014 15:00:31 GMT'Lust, Caution' actress Tang marries in Sweden KONG (AP) — "Lust, Caution" star Tang Wei found legendary director Ingmar Bergman's island home to be the perfect scene for a wedding.ANGELA CHENeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentWeddingsOccasionsLifestyleHong KongEast AsiaChinaGreater ChinaAsia, 25 Jul 2014 14:18:06 GMTIraqi cleric urges leaders not to 'cling' to power (AP) — Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric made a thinly veiled appeal to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down, calling upon political leaders Friday not to "cling" to their posts at the expense of political stability as lawmakers struggle to form a new government that can tackle rising violence in the country.SAMEER N. YACOUBVIVIAN SALAMAiGeneral newsPolitical resignationsMunicipal governmentsMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestParliamentary electionsGovernment transitionsIslamReligionSocial affairsLocal governmentsFashionBeauty and fashionLifestyleElectionsNational governmentsIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 25 Jul 2014 15:10:14 GMTReview: 'Hercules' is schlocky but entertaining ANGELES (AP) — You'll have to say one thing for Brett Ratner's production of "Hercules": This movie has a sense of proportion. Running just over 90 minutes, the movie is often clunky, but at least it's fast and unpretentious. And its likable star, Dwayne Johnson, manages to murder legions without ever seeming sadistic. Less violent than "300," less compelling than "Gladiator," this new addition to the sword-and-sandals genre seems likely to please the fanboy audience and stir up some impressive box-office numbers.STEPHEN FARBERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 15:25:31 GMTLifetime drops reality TV show on Texas mortuary WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Lifetime TV network says it dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found at the facility and the co-owners were charged with corpse abuse.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentFort WorthTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 14:36:52 GMTBlack box found at Air Algerie wreckage site (AP) — French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is bad weather.ELAINE GANLEYSYLVIE CORBETiBusinessGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashAccidents and disastersTerrorismGovernment and politicsAccidentsTransportationEventsWar and unrestNigerBurkina FasoOuagadougouFranceMaliAlgeriaParisWest AfricaAfricaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Africa, 25 Jul 2014 15:34:11 GMTA prominent Libyan activist abducted amid clashes (AP) — Father of well-known Libyan activist says armed men abducted his son in the capital Tripoli, which is witnessing ongoing battles between heavily armed militias.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsKidnappingPolitical activismWar and unrestCrimePolitical issuesGovernment and politicsLibyaEgyptTripoliNorth AfricaMiddle EastAfrica, 25 Jul 2014 14:56:48 GMTAzerbaijan set to host F1 race in Baku in 2016 is set to host a Formula One race in 2016.The Associated PresssSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneAzerbaijanBakuEuropeEastern Europe, 25 Jul 2014 14:27:28 GMTMinor league GM gets prostate exam BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A minor league baseball manager in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has done his part to spread prostate cancer awareness — he had a prostate cancer exam before a field packed with baseball fans.aOdditiesBaseballMen's healthProfessional baseballSportsMen's sportsHealthMyrtle BeachSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 14:23:47 GMTLufthansa, Air France to resume Tel Aviv flights (AP) — Air France and Germany's Lufthansa decided Friday to resume flights to Tel Aviv after canceling operations for several days over safety concerns.iBusinessGeneral newsAir travel disruptionsTransportationEuropeGermanyIsraelTel AvivWestern EuropeMiddle East, 25 Jul 2014 15:16:16 GMTNavardauskas wins Stage 19 of Tour de France, France (AP) — Lithuania's Ramunas Navardauskas has won the 19th Stage of the Tour de France in a breakaway in a downpour into the town of Bergerac.sSportsTour de FranceCyclingRoad cyclingEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 15:17:35 GMTCentral American leaders convening at White House (AP) — President Barack Obama will urge Central American leaders to help slow the influx of unaccompanied children fleeing their countries for the United States, even as Congress remains deeply divided over proposals to stem the crisis at the border.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsPolitical refugeesPolitical corruptionImmigration policyLegislatureImmigrationImpeachmentsGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment policyUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaHondurasGuatemalaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 15:26:54 GMT81-year-old saved after several days stuck in tub SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Police have rescued an 81-year-old Colorado woman who spent several days stranded in her bathtub, apparently after taking a tumble.aGeneral newsColorado SpringsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 15:25:11 GMTHistoric Civil War battle sites have a mobile app (AP) — This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.htTravelLifestyleAmerican Civil WarMobile mediaEventsMobile communication technologyCommunication technologyTechnologySoftwareComputing and information technologyLeisure travelMediaAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 14:33:39 GMTWorld Cup over, but some Argentines won't go home DE JANEIRO (AP) — Lucas Bazan Pontoni rifled through his pockets for the 45-cent lunch fee as he stood in line at a downtown soup kitchen. When he came up short, an acquaintance sprang for the government-subsidized meal.JENNY BARCHFIELDiGeneral news2014 FIFA World CupFIFA World CupMen's soccerPassports and visasSoccerEventsMen's sportsSportsTravelLifestyleInternational soccerBrazilRio de JaneiroArgentinaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 Jul 2014 15:47:18 GMTMuseums plan Piero di Cosimo exhibit in US, Italy (AP) — Renaissance artist Piero di Cosimo's career in painting will be examined next year in a major exhibition being planned for Washington and Florence, Italy.tTravelLifestyleArt galleriesMuseumsVisual artsPaintingArts and entertainmentRecreation and leisureLeisure travelItalyFlorenceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 14:28:00 GMTTranscript shows concerns during Arizona execution, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent — and unusual — request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't seem to be working.aGeneral newsDeath penalty controversyLegal proceedingsSocial issuesSocial affairsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 15:30:34 GMTIran confirms it is holding 4 journalists (AP) — Iran confirmed on Friday that it has detained four journalists, including a reporter for The Washington Post and two freelance photographers, but did not disclose details about why they were being held.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNewspapersArrestsCrimeJournalistsNews mediaMediaLaw and orderTehranIranUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 15:34:51 GMTFamily feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners.DENISE LAVOIEaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsBoycottsLabor issuesRebellions and uprisingsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestMassachusettsBostonUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 14:55:19 GMTIsrael says soldier missing in Gaza confirmed dead (AP) — The Israeli military says an Israel soldier Hamas claimed to have captured in the Gaza Strip earlier this week was in fact killed in battle on that day.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle East, 25 Jul 2014 14:49:22 GMTPolice: Couple was living in overdue rental truck, Miss. (AP) — Police say they have arrested a Mississippi couple found living with their two children and the children's grandmother in an overdue rental truck that had been reported stolen.aGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeMississippiMcCombUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 14:55:54 GMTTop German court rejects suit on Eichmann files (AP) — Germany's highest court has rejected a newspaper's suit against a ruling that the country's foreign intelligence service can keep parts of its files on Adolf Eichmann, known as the architect of the Holocaust, secret.iGeneral newsGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 15:32:40 GMTDutch Safety Board: 1st 'factual findings' soon HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch Safety Board leading the international investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 says it expects to publish "initial factual findings" soon.iGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEventsNetherlandsUkraineWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 25 Jul 2014 15:02:52 GMTProsecutor: Man faces charges in hospital shooting, Pa. (AP) — A man who authorities say fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex near Philadelphia and was then shot by his psychiatrist remains listed in critical condition.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeGun politicsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPhiladelphia, 25 Jul 2014 14:35:50 GMTJudge says Texas man should be exonerated in rape (AP) — A Dallas man who prosecutors say did not commit a 1990 rape for which he served 12 years in prison should be exonerated based on recent DNA testing, a judge recommended Friday.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeForensicsCrimeLaw and orderTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 15:21:41 GMT