FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:40:06 -0700Pakistan lawmakers meet amid mass protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c40473cf98f46358e6b2767aeb39d09ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani lawmakers met Wednesday as tens of thousands of protesters thronged outside the assembly calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over alleged voting fraud.MUNIR AHMEDiGeneral newsPolitical resignationsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsLegislaturePolitical and civil unrestPakistanIslamabadSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c40473cf98f46358e6b2767aeb39d09Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:33:59 GMTMLB Calendarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a82dc3d2cfd04d02a38bfcd175efbc76Sept. 1 — Active rosters expand to 40 players.Jan. 13 — Salary arbitration filing.sMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a82dc3d2cfd04d02a38bfcd175efbc76Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:17:07 GMTIran's parliament dismisses moderate ministerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e140799cec99467fba253bb35fe4ae38TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In a move led by hard-line lawmakers, Iran's parliament dismissed the country's science minister on Wednesday over his alleged support for pro-Western voices at universities, dealing a blow to moderate President Hassan Rouhani.ALI AKBAR DAREINIiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsScienceLegislatureImpeachmentsPolitical issuesIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e140799cec99467fba253bb35fe4ae38Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:48:49 GMTAP PHOTOS: Peruvian nurse cares for 175 sick catshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf7c4475a51d4b03ac6b90281f95c0c4LIMA, Peru (AP) — At her job, Maria Torero cares for sick human beings. At home, she lavishes love on slowly dying cats — 175 of them at last count.FRANKLIN BRICENOiGeneral newsPet healthCatsAnimal healthHealthPet carePetsLifestyleMammalsAnimalsCancerDiseases and conditionsLimaPeruSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf7c4475a51d4b03ac6b90281f95c0c4Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:57:00 GMT36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f07d4b2203fc4910b3ecfb9cc77f3d9dTOKYO (AP) — Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, police said.ELAINE KURTENBACHiGeneral newsNatural disastersSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f07d4b2203fc4910b3ecfb9cc77f3d9dWed, 20 Aug 2014 11:27:28 GMTFighting outside key Ukrainian city kills 9 troopshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/684d4a39162648d88e329b189230a56eKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Nine troops were killed in overnight fighting in the streets of a town neighboring the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, a Ukrainian official said Wednesday, as the government battled to gain control of a major railroad and highway linking the area to Russia.NATALIYA VASILYEVAiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsUkraineKievDonetskRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/684d4a39162648d88e329b189230a56eWed, 20 Aug 2014 10:21:34 GMTIran's parliament votes out moderate ministerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4883ac0a42554d7ea62c8ce7eb71563dTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian lawmakers dismissed the country's science minister on Wednesday over his alleged support for pro-Western voices at universities, dealing a blow to moderate President Hassan Rouhani.iGeneral newsScienceGovernment and politicsLegislatureIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4883ac0a42554d7ea62c8ce7eb71563dWed, 20 Aug 2014 10:00:15 GMTTV SportsWatchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab61406d78844c4d92debf3c96455781NBCSN — USA Pro Challenge, stage 4, at Colorado Springs, Colo.The Associated PresssLittle League World SeriesBaseballYouth baseballGolfProfessional baseballMen's sportsSportsEventsYouth sportsProfessional footballFootballTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports mediaPragueWinston-SalemCzech RepublicEastern EuropeEuropeNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab61406d78844c4d92debf3c96455781Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:23:51 GMTIndian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar dies at 95http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dae865283ad44e86baa14571f132e4a1NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar, who helped popularize yoga around the world and wrote 14 books on the subject, died Wednesday at age 95.NIRMALA GEORGEiGeneral newsPhysical fitnessObituariesHealthExerciseDiet and exerciseLifestyleIndiaPuneSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dae865283ad44e86baa14571f132e4a1Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:15:27 GMTMetropolitan Opera reaches deal with stagehandshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaaeaf8ec4c5439c9a717ec791e1931aNEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Metropolitan Opera reached a deal early Wednesday with its stagehands and said it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions.KAREN MATTHEWSaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentLabor negotiationsPersonnelPerforming artsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaaeaf8ec4c5439c9a717ec791e1931aWed, 20 Aug 2014 11:14:59 GMTUkraine's rebel capital seeks ersatz normalityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5d0d3c222924ad3ba4f9a3375c64882DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam.PETER LEONARDiGeneral newsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsGovernment pensions and social securityGovernment payLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsGovernment business and financeBusinessUkraineDonetskEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5d0d3c222924ad3ba4f9a3375c64882Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:10:16 GMT10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24f4761a197441ae9b3f9a61d2355eccYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newsWar and unrestDonetskUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/24f4761a197441ae9b3f9a61d2355eccWed, 20 Aug 2014 11:58:41 GMTDan Sullivan wins Alaska's GOP US Senate primaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dddfa41539a4af48fd9b07a3c78b11aANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A tea party attempt to overcome a mainstream Republican came up short in Alaska as former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan won the GOP primary to become his party's candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.BECKY BOHRERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsPrimary electionsState legislatureUnited States General ElectionPolitical endorsementsCabinet appointments and nominationsGovernment appointments and nominationsState governmentsLegislatureSenate electionsGeneral electionsPolitical partiesEventsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessCabinetsPolitical organizationsAlaskaUnited StatesAnchorageNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3dddfa41539a4af48fd9b07a3c78b11aWed, 20 Aug 2014 09:11:46 GMTIndia's Iyengar, who helped popularize yoga, dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81e3d0774af7483499430c28585fec27NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar, who helped popularize yoga around the world and authored 17 books on the subject, has died at age 95.iGeneral newsObituariesExerciseDiet and exerciseLifestyleIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81e3d0774af7483499430c28585fec27Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:25:51 GMTPope: Thanks for prayers for my family's griefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3194d215657f48a68db4ca0ab627487eVATICAN CITY (AP) — Saying "even the pope has a family," Pope Francis expressed thanks on Wednesday for the prayers and condolences he has received following the death of his nephew's wife and their two young boys in a car crash in the pontiff's native Argentina.FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsAccidentsMen's soccerSoccerAccidents and disastersTransportationMen's sportsSportsVatican CityWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3194d215657f48a68db4ca0ab627487eWed, 20 Aug 2014 10:32:34 GMTMilitants attack major air base in eastern Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e19b0f305584b8c8fc8bfc0c6b5c0ccBEIRUT (AP) — Islamic extremists fired rockets and tank shells Wednesday at a major air base in northeastern Syria, kicking off a long-anticipated offensive to seize the last position held by the Syrian government in a province that is a stronghold of the Islamic State group, activists said.ZEINA KARAMiGeneral newsMilitant groupsMilitary facilitiesWar and unrestGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseSyriaMiddle EastUnited StatesIraqNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e19b0f305584b8c8fc8bfc0c6b5c0ccWed, 20 Aug 2014 11:06:46 GMTIsrael, Gaza militants trade fire after talks failhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe3a0c7f667a41cbbf49ff8f8a971f0cGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes on Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier.IBRAHIM BARZAKIAN DEITCHiGeneral newsWar and unrestInternational incidentsMilitant groupsTerritorial disputesInternational tradeBlockadesCease firesAccidents and disastersAssassinationsEconomyBusinessGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelJerusalemCairoGaza StripMiddle EastEgyptNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe3a0c7f667a41cbbf49ff8f8a971f0cWed, 20 Aug 2014 10:54:35 GMTGermany prepared to send arms to Kurds in Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4626c44e62b240a18014c0ff480292aaBERLIN (AP) — Germany said Wednesday it is prepared to arm Kurdish fighters battling Sunni insurgents in northern Iraq.FRANK JORDANSiGeneral newsHumanitarian assistanceGovernment and politicsGermanyBerlinFranceIraqEuropeWestern EuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4626c44e62b240a18014c0ff480292aaWed, 20 Aug 2014 12:25:58 GMTTarget cuts annual profit outlookhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0d6eb025c424a5a97f43ee0c3f2b839NEW YORK (AP) — Target slashed its annual profit outlook as the retailer continues to reel from a massive data breach, a disappointing expansion in Canada and sluggish sales in the U.S.ANNE D'INNOCENZIOfBusinessLeading economic indicatorsEconomyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0d6eb025c424a5a97f43ee0c3f2b839Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:28:56 GMTUS court grants new appeal hearing for Buju Bantonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19279298b6694ce3b22d2ee191c469dfKINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A lawyer for convicted Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton said Tuesday that a U.S. federal appellate court agreed to a new hearing on his latest appeal.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCourtsCrimeCelebrityJudiciaryGovernment and politicsGeneral newsJamaicaKingstonCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19279298b6694ce3b22d2ee191c469dfWed, 20 Aug 2014 11:38:44 GMTLowe's 2Q profit rises as weather improveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab699da6da804eec82bfef318a8f16daMOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Lowe's second-quarter net income increased 10 percent, bolstered by improving weather.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesNorth CarolinaStatesvilleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab699da6da804eec82bfef318a8f16daWed, 20 Aug 2014 11:07:44 GMTSome Bank of England board members seek rate hikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73b92825fdef4592b38a76e795e5d458LONDON (AP) — Consensus among policymakers at the Bank of England has been shattered, with two of nine members of the monetary policy committee voting to increase interest rates from a record low of 0.5 percent.fBusinessEconomyUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73b92825fdef4592b38a76e795e5d458Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:43:35 GMTJackie Chan expressed shame over son's drug arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd5825212a9243db90cee16944982891BEIJING (AP) — Action star Jackie Chan says he's ashamed and saddened over his son's arrest on drug charges and has apologized to the public.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentDrug-related crimeCelebrityArrestsCrimeLaw and orderChinaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd5825212a9243db90cee16944982891Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:42:39 GMTTwitter tries to block images of Foley killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/367ae2acecbe433795070dd4831f7d32AMSTERDAM (AP) — Twitter is trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his killers the publicity they crave is also gaining momentum.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologySocial mediaOnline mediaMediahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/367ae2acecbe433795070dd4831f7d32Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:14:39 GMT36 dead, 7 missing in Hiroshima landslideshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa2272af849643449a880e622260b48dTOKYO (AP) — Japanese police say the death toll from rain-triggered landslides on the outskirts of Hiroshima has risen to 36, with seven other people still missing.ELAINE KURTENBACHiGeneral newsNatural disastersMissing personsAccidents and disastersSearch and rescue effortsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsJapanEast AsiaAsiaTokyohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa2272af849643449a880e622260b48dWed, 20 Aug 2014 11:17:49 GMTNews Guide: Primary election highlightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e1ddc3b901f439488f09a02942334f2Highlights from Tuesday's primary elections in Alaska and Wyoming.The Associated PresspGovernment and politicsElectionsPrimary electionsState legislatureState governmentsState electionsLegislatureAir qualityGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessEnvironmentEnvironment and natureUnited StatesAlaskaWyomingArizonaFloridaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e1ddc3b901f439488f09a02942334f2Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:02:15 GMTOfficials in Ukraine's Donetsk region say 34 people have died in hostilities in past 24 hours.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/037787317fb94e4f9913ef6deb8d9096DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Officials in Ukraine's Donetsk region say 34 people have died in hostilities in past 24 hours.iGeneral newsUkraineDonetskEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/037787317fb94e4f9913ef6deb8d9096Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:41:28 GMTTexas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice creamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e3376947c264614918e78cbad177744AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream.WILL WEISSERTPAUL J. WEBERaGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsPolitical corruptionUnited States Presidential ElectionState governmentsCrimeLaw and orderGeneral newsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational electionsElectionsLegislationLegislaturePolitical issuesEventsTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e3376947c264614918e78cbad177744Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:55:18 GMTLiberian security forces seal slum to halt Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3f1c92309a3479ca52ae2603f61e217MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Security forces blocked off a seaside slum in Liberia's capital Wednesday, stepping up the government's fight to stop the spread of Ebola, unnerving residents and reportedly sparking a protest.JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEHABBAS DULLEHiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAnimal healthPolitical and civil unrestLiberiaMonroviaWest AfricaSierra LeoneGuineaNigeriaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3f1c92309a3479ca52ae2603f61e217Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:11:48 GMTBritish fighter appears to have role in beheadinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01e784bc780740cda179195862a1d245LONDON (AP) — The black-clad Islamic militant fighter filmed in the beheading of American journalist James Foley appears to be British, the U.K. foreign minister said Wednesday — a development that underscores the insurgents' increasingly sophisticated use of Western fighters to mobilize recruits and terrorize enemies.DANICA KIRKAJILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsMilitant groupsRadicalismWar and unrestGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomLondonSyriaIraqWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01e784bc780740cda179195862a1d245Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:28:44 GMTUK: man in beheading video appears to be Britishhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db136fcd7ab24aed84373d21fd9812b8LONDON (AP) — UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says the person appearing in the video posted by Islamic militants beheading American journalist James Foley appears to be British.iGeneral newsRadicalismGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db136fcd7ab24aed84373d21fd9812b8Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:40:29 GMTGlencore swings to profit, announces buybackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8759caed8d142cfac36dbd7c9015d1aGENEVA (AP) — Commodities and mining group Glencore PLC says it will buy back up to $1 billion of its own shares as profit for the first half of the year rose 8 percent.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8759caed8d142cfac36dbd7c9015d1aWed, 20 Aug 2014 10:11:55 GMT111-year-old from Japan recognized as oldest manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a2748c1f8fd4d2ea699f3c41da30412TOKYO (AP) — A 111-year-old retired Japanese educator who enjoys poetry has been recognized as the world's oldest living man.MARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsOdditiesJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a2748c1f8fd4d2ea699f3c41da30412Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:17:04 GMTIraqis in besieged town appeal to army for helphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17103aeb155d4a70aa5f52ce5d4c0ceaBAGHDAD (AP) — Members of a minority Iraqi Shiite community whose town has been besieged by Sunni militants are appealing to Iraq's military and the international community to intervene to end the siege, a lawmaker said Wednesday as the U.N. prepared to launch a massive aid push to help Iraqis uprooted by the extremists.SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGovernment and politicsIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17103aeb155d4a70aa5f52ce5d4c0ceaWed, 20 Aug 2014 10:03:23 GMTFight Schedulehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf5bb709a387462a8191c2b5c29b9fb1At Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula, Calif. (ESPN2), Austin Trout vs. Daniel Dawson, 10, junior middleweights.The Associated PresssBoxingSportsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf5bb709a387462a8191c2b5c29b9fb1Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:24:49 GMTRebel city: 34 killed in fighting in 24 hourshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ebc0db9ccf74567864916ecaf197fd3KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting in Ukraine's eastern region of Donetsk has killed 34 residents and wounded 29 others in the past day, authorities said Wednesday.NATALIYA VASILYEVAiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsUkraineCrimeaKievDonetskBelarusRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ebc0db9ccf74567864916ecaf197fd3Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:25:37 GMTNBA Calendarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e7a58709ff0461a958a08a59b6daf84Aug. 30-Sept. 14 — FIBA World Cup of Basketball, Spain.The Associated PresssProfessional basketballBasketballSportsMen's basketballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e7a58709ff0461a958a08a59b6daf84Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:17:41 GMTEgypt says it will end blackouts in 4 monthshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d61aa92242a45cf8403248566c85ed3CAIRO (AP) — Top officials in Egypt have promised to end the rolling blackouts hitting the country in four months, blaming the outages on a fuel shortage, hot weather and poor maintenance of power plants.iBusinessGeneral newsEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d61aa92242a45cf8403248566c85ed3Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:38:00 GMTReality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aba5015b4fd94aea8fa7f83119f1adcaGOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Michael Phelps got a reminder of just how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships this week.JOHN PYEsSportsWomen's sportsSwimmingMen's sportsSummer Olympic gamesOlympic gamesAquaticsWomen's aquaticsMen's aquaticsEventsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aba5015b4fd94aea8fa7f83119f1adcaWed, 20 Aug 2014 12:09:22 GMTJapanese police say death toll from landslides in Hiroshima has risen to 36; 7 people missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/474d1b52fef245a6a8c96be07425713fTOKYO (AP) — Japanese police say death toll from landslides in Hiroshima has risen to 36; 7 people missing.iGeneral newsMissing personsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/474d1b52fef245a6a8c96be07425713fWed, 20 Aug 2014 11:14:18 GMTKey events following the death of Michael Brownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35f34273625243c3af977a8c7d6ad61fFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri.Associated PressaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeProtests and demonstrationsPoliceTheftPolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35f34273625243c3af977a8c7d6ad61fWed, 20 Aug 2014 11:29:47 GMTIn deadly NYC jail beatings, no criminal chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a256b4e59b34ce48894d441750ee337NEW YORK (AP) — Agitated and hallucinating from alcohol and heroin withdrawal, inmate Angel Ramirez took a swing at a jail guard and missed.JAKE PEARSONaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a256b4e59b34ce48894d441750ee337Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:07:26 GMTProtesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraperhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c222266d0ae4d65b74b2dc512484301MOSCOW (AP) — Protesters have scaled one of Moscow's famed Stalin-era skyscrapers and painted the Soviet star on its spire in the national colors of Ukraine.iGeneral newsMoscowUkraineRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c222266d0ae4d65b74b2dc512484301Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:16:31 GMTWoman wins $4.3M in texting while driving casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b754ed7f72f487ea10e0391ea27b8d4BUNNELL, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who was severely injured in a crash caused by her then-boyfriend, who was allegedly texting while driving, has won a $4.3 million lawsuit.htGeneral newsTechnology law and ethicsLegal proceedingsCell phone etiquetteTechnology issuesTechnologyLaw and orderEtiquetteLifestyleFloridaDaytona BeachUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b754ed7f72f487ea10e0391ea27b8d4Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:07:15 GMTFranklin in doubt for Pan Pacs with back problemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dfbd9372997427fb6833660ac7c6f4bGOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin swam in a local pool to test her injured back on Wednesday and is still hopeful of competing at the Pan Pacific championships.JOHN PYEsSportsSwimmingAquaticsWomen's aquaticsWomen's sportsMen's aquaticsMen's sportsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dfbd9372997427fb6833660ac7c6f4bWed, 20 Aug 2014 09:12:14 GMTAn 86-year-old Utah woman writes romance novelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdd31160f1d74af08ecaded941964f3cSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An 86-year-old Utah woman became a first-time novelist by writing a steamy romance novel about a bored housewife.eArts and entertainmentOdditiesBooks and literatureEntertainmentUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdd31160f1d74af08ecaded941964f3cWed, 20 Aug 2014 11:50:09 GMTSullivan beats tea party in Alaska GOP Senate racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/521ead2409834e9a986565593fb529bcANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan became the latest mainstream Republican to turn back a tea party challenger, winning the Alaska GOP primary to become his party's candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.BECKY BOHRERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElections2014 United States General ElectionState legislatureUnited States General ElectionPrimary electionsGovernment appointments and nominationsState governmentsCabinet appointments and nominationsLegislatureGeneral electionsPolitical partiesEventsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessCabinetsPolitical organizationsAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/521ead2409834e9a986565593fb529bcWed, 20 Aug 2014 10:09:20 GMTNHL Calendarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52c94bb8d1ea434d93048ceecb4c2ba9Oct. 8 — Regular season begins.sNHL hockeyProfessional hockeyHockeySportsMen's hockeyMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52c94bb8d1ea434d93048ceecb4c2ba9Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:17:29 GMTNFL Calendarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4e9333cd4f249ad97745e251e1e7c42Aug. 26 — Teams must reduce rosters to maximum of 75 active players.sNFL footballProfessional footballFootballSportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4e9333cd4f249ad97745e251e1e7c42Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:17:20 GMTGlobal stocks drift ahead of Fed minuteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7263ff39931d4025b0a7223ce1468115TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks drifted lower on Wednesday as investors awaited the release of minutes to Federal Reserve's last policy meeting. Some Asian indexes closed higher on the back of positive U.S. economic figures the day before, but Europe traded lower and Wall Street was expected edge down on the open.YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyStock marketsUnited KingdomJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7263ff39931d4025b0a7223ce1468115Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:53:06 GMT