FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Nov 2014 12:02:39 -0800No. 1 Kentucky gives Kansas a Top 25 tumble Kentucky certainly made a believer of Kansas coach Bill Self last week.By DAVE SKRETTAsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsKentuckyKansasFloridaArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:50:01 GMTPols, prosecutors discuss housing project shooting YORK (AP) — Elected officials in New York City say prosecutors should charge a police officer who killed an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell.By VERENA DOBNIKaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:35:31 GMTGarcia Marquez archive goes to University of Texas, Texas (AP) — The archive of celebrated Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been acquired by the University of Texas in Austin.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureEntertainmentTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 18:27:35 GMTTanzania: Maasai group looks likely to keep land, Kenya (AP) — A Maasai community near Tanzania's Serengeti National Park may be able to keep its traditional homeland after the country's president said on Twitter that the government would not take their land.By JASON STRAZIUSOiGeneral newsTanzaniaKenyaEast AfricaAfrica, 24 Nov 2014 18:25:33 GMTReports: Ferguson grand jury has reached decision, Mo. (AP) — Media outlets citing unidentified sources are reporting that the grand jury considering whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the death of Michael Brown has reached a decision.By DAVID A. LIEB and ANDALE GROSSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaSt. LouisJefferson City, 24 Nov 2014 19:07:26 GMTCorrection: Latin Grammys story a story Nov. 20 about the Latin Grammys, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Paco de Lucia, who won album of the year, was Mexican. De Lucia was from Spain, but he died in Mexico earlier this year.By The Associated PresseArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentLatin Grammy AwardsEventsAward shows, 24 Nov 2014 18:45:39 GMTLongtime NHL coach, executive Pat Quinn dies at 71, British Columbia (AP) — Pat Quinn, a former defenseman and longtime NHL coach and executive who brought a gruff and passionate presence to hockey across the decades, has died at 71.sSportsMen's hockeyCoachingMen's sportsStanley Cup PlayoffsHockeyProfessional hockeyObituariesMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessEventsBritish ColumbiaCanadaVancouverPhiladelphiaTorontoNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesOntario, 24 Nov 2014 18:57:59 GMTUS condemns Gambia's anti-gay law, Senegal (AP) — The U.S. State Department on Monday condemned the decision by Gambia's president to approve a law imposing life imprisonment for some homosexual acts.By The Associated PressiGeneral newsGays and lesbiansArrestsCrimeLegislationLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislatureGovernment and politicsSenegalGambiaWest AfricaAfrica, 24 Nov 2014 18:21:52 GMTPit bull owners, dogs show support for ban's end, R.I. (AP) — Dozens of pit bull owners paraded with their dogs in Pawtucket (paw-TUCK'-et), Rhode Island, to celebrate their legal victory that overturned its decade-long ban on pit bulls.aGeneral newsDogsParadesMammalsAnimalsRecreation and leisureLifestylePawtucketRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:46:55 GMTOklahoma school rocked by 3 rape allegations, Okla. (AP) — Allegations by three girls at an Oklahoma high school who say they were raped by the same male student have led to a police investigation and protests by students who say school officials have mishandled the case and subsequent bullying.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationHuman welfareOklahomaNormanUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 18:42:17 GMTIran nuclear talks stumble, extended until July (AP) — Still facing significant differences between the U.S. and Iran, negotiators gave up on last-minute efforts to get a nuclear deal by the deadline Monday and extended their talks for seven more months.By MATTHEW LEE and GEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNuclear weaponsInternational relationsLegislatureWeapons of mass destructionForeign policyGovernment policyTehranIranViennaUnited StatesMiddle EastAustriaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:01:17 GMTNigeria's opposition condemns raid on their office, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's main opposition party has condemned the State Security Service for raiding its Lagos office over the weekend.By CHIKA ODUAHiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNigeriaLagosWest AfricaAfrica, 24 Nov 2014 19:33:05 GMTTarkanian due for release from Vegas hospital VEGAS (AP) — Family members say Hall of Famer Jerry Tarkanian is due to head home from a Las Vegas hospital after treatment for pneumonia.aGeneral newsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:00:40 GMTDriver fatigue may have caused California crash, Calif. (AP) — The driver of a tour bus that overturned in California, killing one man and injuring at least 30 other passengers, might have been fatigued, authorities said Monday.kbLATandCBSaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCaliforniaFresnoReddingRed BluffUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:58:40 GMTOklahoma says its education waiver reinstated CITY (AP) — The federal government will restore the state's flexibility to decide how to use $29 million in public school funding, Oklahoma officials said Monday.By TIM TALLEYaGeneral newsEducationPrimary and secondary educationSocial affairsOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:52:50 GMTStorm on menu for some Thanksgiving travelers, N.Y. (AP) — A nor'easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just as millions of travelers are heading to their Thanksgiving destinations.By FRANK ELTMANaBusinessGeneral newsWeatherHolidaysLeisure travelStormsTravelOccasionsLifestyleNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:41:54 GMTIran president: 'Negotiations will lead to a deal', Iran (AP) — As talks over Iran's contested nuclear program wrap up, President Hassan Rouhani has told his nation that it "has achieved a significant victory" and "negotiations will lead to a deal, sooner or later."iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIranMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 18:28:01 GMTBioBoxes-United Technologies-Chenevert, Successors, Conn. (AP) — NAME: Louis R. Chenevert.fBusinessUrbanizationCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsState governmentsDemographicsSocial affairsConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:55:35 GMTAutopsy begins on Kansas woman found raped, burned, Kan. (AP) — An autopsy has begun on a Kansas woman who died this weekend, days after she was sexually assaulted and set on fire in a park.By ROXANA HEGEMANaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeWichitaKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 18:36:13 GMTObama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom (AP) — President Barack Obama says this year's recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom made the world stronger, wiser, more beautiful and more humane.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEwGovernment and politicsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLegislaturePolitical activismPolitical issuesUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:56:04 GMTPope Francis meets Egyptian leader on Europe trip CITY (AP) — Pope Francis and the Egyptian president exchanged warm greetings during a private meeting Monday in which the pontiff emphasized Egypt's role in establishing peace in the Middle East.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsChristianityReligionSocial affairsVatican CityEuropeMiddle EastWestern Europe, 24 Nov 2014 19:03:21 GMTSinn Fein delivers list of suspected IRA rapists (AP) — Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams says his Irish nationalist party has delivered a list of suspected IRA rapists and child abusers to police as the government considers mounting a fact-finding inquiry into the scandal.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCrimeViolent crimeCrimes against childrenIrelandWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 19:00:59 GMTIslamic State group recruits, exploits children (AP) — Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police.By ZEINA KARAM and VIVIAN SALAMAiGeneral newsCrimes against childrenMilitant groupsCivil warsWar and unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical activismHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCrimePolitical issuesGovernment and politicsSyriaIraqMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 19:16:26 GMTUS judge sentences cartel lieutenant to 22 years (AP) — A U.S. judge has sentenced a reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to 22 years in prison for his role in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and other cities.By MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderDrug-related crimeCrimeOrganized crimeChicagoUnited StatesIllinoisNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:57:03 GMTTaylor apologizes, won't appeal NBA suspension, N.C. (AP) — An apologetic Jeffery Taylor says he will not appeal the NBA's 24-game suspension following his guilty plea on domestic violence charges.By STEVE REEDsSportsSports governanceMen's basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:46:20 GMTSuspect in 5 Kansas City deaths pleads not guilty CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man accused of attacking and killing five people during a rampage in a quiet Kansas City neighborhood pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of first-degree murder for each victim.By MARGARET STAFFORDaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsTheftCrimeLaw and orderKansasKansas CityMissouriKansas CityUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:22:17 GMTMerck, Iowa firm sign Ebola vaccine licensing deal STATION, N.J. (AP) — Merck & Co., one of the world's top developers and sellers of vaccines, has entered a partnership with a small drug developer to research and manufacture a potential Ebola vaccine now in initial patient testing.By The Associated PressfBusinessImmunizationsBiologyInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthHealth care industryIndustriesContracts and ordersCorporate newsPublic healthScienceIowaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 18:28:01 GMTBrowns aware of reported Manziel fight (AP) — The Browns say they are aware of an "incident" reportedly involving rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel and a fight at a downtown hotel where he lives.By TOM WITHERSsSportsProfessional footballFootballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:45:00 GMTCollege buys $219K Chinese conference table, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey lawmaker is calling for a review of a state university's purchase of a $219,000 custom-built conference table from a company in China, where it has a campus it hopes to expand.aGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsChinaNew JerseyGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 18:32:11 GMTDemocrats name 3 finalists to host 2016 convention (AP) — Democrats narrowed the list of contenders for their 2016 national convention to three cities on Monday, announcing the party's next presidential candidate will be formally nominated in New York City, Philadelphia or Columbus, Ohio.By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical conventions2016 Democratic National Convention2016 United States Presidential ElectionDemocratic National Convention2016 Republican National ConventionRepublican National ConventionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsPhiladelphiaNew YorkNew York CityColumbusBirminghamPhoenixClevelandAlabamaArizonaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhio, 24 Nov 2014 19:42:18 GMTMural of officer killed by Abu-Jamal dedicated (AP) — More than three decades after Officer Daniel Faulkner was gunned down on a city street by Mumia Abu-Jamal, officials on Monday unveiled a mural memorializing the officer at the police district headquarters to which he was assigned.By SEAN CARLINaGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:21:25 GMTUncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision, Mo. (AP) — The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing of an announcement.By DAVID A. LIEB and ANDALE GROSSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisJefferson CityUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:20:37 GMTSaudi Arabia: Islamic State group linked to attack, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Militants linked to the Islamic State group were behind a surprise attack this month that killed seven people in Saudi Arabia's eastern region, the kingdom's Interior Ministry said Monday.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSaudi ArabiaMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 18:46:51 GMTMiller puts own spin on longtime 'GH' character YORK (AP) — So far playing a recast character has worked to Billy Miller's advantage.By ALICIA RANCILIOeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainment, 24 Nov 2014 18:40:33 GMTGunmen kill scores in northeastern Nigeria, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian senator says that gunmen believed to be members of the Boko Haram sect have killed scores of residents in Damasak in the country's troubled northeastern Borno state.iGeneral newsNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 24 Nov 2014 18:31:33 GMTLeBron on Cavaliers' issues: "I stink" (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are struggling, and then some. LeBron James believes he's a major reason for their early failures.By TOM WITHERSsSportsMen's sportsNBA FinalsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsClevelandTorontoOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 24 Nov 2014 18:49:04 GMTOklahoma high school rocked by 3 rape allegations, Okla. (AP) — Allegations by three girls at an Oklahoma high school who say they were raped by the same male student have led to a police investigation and protests by students who say school officials have mishandled the case and subsequent bullying.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationHuman welfareOklahomaNormanUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 18:43:45 GMTIsrael resumes razing homes to punish attackers (AP) — Enas Shalodi, a Palestinian mother of six, has been severely punished by Israel for something she didn't do.By KARIN LAUBiGeneral newsJudaismRebellions and uprisingsGovernment and politicsReligionSocial affairsWar and unrestJerusalemPalestinian territoriesIsraelWest BankMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 19:49:20 GMTUS Steel to build new headquarters in Pittsburgh (AP) — United States Steel Corp. announced Monday it will build its new world headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of the ongoing redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site by the NHL's Penguins.By JOE MANDAKaBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports facility constructionCorporate officesSports businessMaterials industryIndustriesCorporate newsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPittsburghUnited StatesPennsylvaniaNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:48:16 GMTUS stocks inch further into record territory YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market held at record levels in early afternoon trading Monday. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting demand for stocks.By STEVE ROTHWELLaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyFinancial servicesIndustriesEuropeGermanyUnited StatesEast AsiaChinaWestern EuropeNorth AmericaAsiaGreater China, 24 Nov 2014 18:39:03 GMTChina defends land reclamation in South China Sea (AP) — Defying a U.S. call to halt the project, China defended its land reclamation in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea on Monday, saying the work is for public service use, although a London-based security group says the new island could host a military airfield to intimidate neighbors.iGeneral newsTerritorial disputesInternational relationsEnvironmental conservation and preservationWar and unrestGovernment and politicsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementLand environmentChinaSouth China SeaBeijingEast AsiaUnited StatesSoutheast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:59:32 GMTEx-owner of defunct arena football team arrested (AP) — Federal authorities arrested a one-time owner of the now-defunct Chicago Rush for alleged fraud in the operation and purchase of the arena football team.aGeneral newsSportsFraud and false statementsArrestsFootballCrimeMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessLaw and orderProfessional footballChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 18:53:02 GMTAP Source: Sandoval reaches deal with Red Sox FRANCISCO (AP) — Free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a multiyear contract, a person with knowledge of the deal said.By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsSports transactionsMLB World SeriesBaseballSports businessProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:09:44 GMTPolice: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear' (AP) — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.By JOHN P. COYNE and KANTELE FRANKOaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeState legislatureLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:10:04 GMTMan crawls from ravine days after fall broke legs, N.M. (AP) — A man who broke both legs when he fell into a northwestern New Mexico ravine crawled out onto a highway nearly three days later and was helped by a driver, authorities said.aGeneral newsBone fracturesInjuriesHealthFarmingtonNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:01:55 GMTSalmonella in 10 states linked to raw sprouts (AP) — Raw sprouts are linked to dozens of cases of food poisoning — again.By MARY CLARE JALONICKwGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsDisease outbreaksPublic healthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:05:24 GMTPolice: 1 suspect confessed to killing 5 women ANA, Calif. (AP) — One of two registered sex offenders charged with raping and killing four California women confessed to a police detective after his arrest earlier this year, testimony from a grand jury transcript unsealed Monday revealed.By GILLIAN FLACCUS and AMY TAXINaGeneral newsMissing personsArrestsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSanta AnaCaliforniaLas VegasUnited StatesNorth AmericaNevada, 24 Nov 2014 19:01:00 GMTGOP wisdom shifts on immigration RATON, Fla. (AP) — The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing.By STEVE PEOPLES and JILL COLVINfBusinessGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2012 United States Presidential Election2016 United States Presidential ElectionRace and ethnicityHispanicsElectionsImmigration policyState governmentsImmigrationPolitical partiesBorder securityNational electionsSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyPolitical organizationsMilitary and defenseFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 19:52:10 GMT'Today' looks to rebound from tough week YORK (AP) — It's rarely a good sign when morning television hosts are painfully bantering about whether they are keeping their jobs.By DAVID BAUDEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 24 Nov 2014 19:19:33 GMTIsrael leader vows to pass nationality law (AP) — Israel's prime minister vowed Monday to pass a contentious nationality law that has threatened the stability of his fragile coalition government, but he left the door open for negotiations to soften it.By PETER ENAViGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislationReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesLegislatureIsraelPalestinian territoriesJerusalemMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 18:44:13 GMT