FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:47:34 -0800Obama announces Hagel resignation from Pentagonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/773ee209665542889913ea0bd499046cWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded it's an "appropriate time" for him to complete his service.By JULIE PACE and ROBERT BURNSwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsForeign policyGovernment policyInternational relationsMilitary and defenseGovernment appointments and nominationsCabinet appointments and nominationsPolitical resignationsMilitary leadershipNational securityCabinetsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaSyriaIraqNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/773ee209665542889913ea0bd499046cMon, 24 Nov 2014 16:20:39 GMTUnited Technologies CEO retires, succeeded by CFOhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99d18e9318ea47da894cf29fed941f6eHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Aerospace and building systems giant United Technologies announced Monday the abrupt retirement of CEO Louis Chenevert, and named Chief Financial Officer Greg Hayes to succeed him.By STEPHEN SINGERaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsMilitary and defensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99d18e9318ea47da894cf29fed941f6eMon, 24 Nov 2014 16:53:05 GMTUnder pressure, Hagel steps as Pentagon chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4125fd6c418f49da8ca374eaf25fa096WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular team of national security advisers.By JULIE PACE and ROBERT BURNSwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCabinet appointments and nominationsVeteransDefense policyMilitary leadershipNational securityForeign policyInternational relationsLegislatureCabinetsGovernment appointments and nominationsMilitary and defenseGovernment policyDistrict of ColumbiaSyriaUnited StatesIraqNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4125fd6c418f49da8ca374eaf25fa096Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:39:14 GMTOhio police probe shooting of boy with replica gunhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdc83e609050421a8e52ba55a57a96c2CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by police in Cleveland after brandishing what turned out to be a BB gun, triggering an investigation into his death and a legislator's call for such weapons to be brightly colored or bear special markings.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeCriminal investigationsLegislationLaw and orderLegislatureGovernment and politicsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bdc83e609050421a8e52ba55a57a96c2Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:38:19 GMTIndustry leaders: Skiing cheaper than you thinkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89b0f8ebdd084f56b78c4c3767058e88DENVER (AP) — In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen quickly followed suit, and ticket prices at resorts across the country have consistently increased in the years since. The trend has raised a question that has dogged the ski industry for years: Is the sport becoming unaffordable for the middle class?By THOMAS PEIPERTaBusinessGeneral newsSportsTravelLifestyleSports businessCustomer statisticsOutdoor recreationConsumer products and servicesIndustriesRecreation and leisureCorporate newsColoradoVailUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89b0f8ebdd084f56b78c4c3767058e88Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:10:33 GMTEx-Steelers player eyes Pennsylvania high courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45a9737e65f64601a1cda84f0114f4fdHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pittsburgh judge who spent more than a decade playing cornerback for the Steelers said Monday he will be a candidate for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court next year.By MARK SCOLFOROaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSportsElectionsJudicial appointments and nominationsProfessional footballJudiciaryGovernment appointments and nominationsCourtsState governmentsFootballNFL footballPennsylvaniaPittsburghUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45a9737e65f64601a1cda84f0114f4fdMon, 24 Nov 2014 16:59:58 GMTFerguson officer who shot Michael Brown marrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb1e55174b2d49559679a08573920199CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, setting off weeks of ongoing protests, has gotten married.aGeneral newsMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb1e55174b2d49559679a08573920199Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:33:09 GMTJudge: Confession can be used in missing boy trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fbf28c234264637ba24bc1d2def27c4NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect with a low IQ understood his rights when he told investigators two years ago that he choked a 6-year-old boy to death in 1979, a judge ruled Monday, allowing prosecutors to use the confession that appears to be their key evidence in a notorious missing children's case.By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsMissing personsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fbf28c234264637ba24bc1d2def27c4Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:58:59 GMTNike extends contract with USOC through 2020http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ac3b06f35d7417ebae42503549d1a8cThe swoosh and the rings will stick together through at least 2020.By EDDIE PELLSfBusinessSportsSports sponsorshipOlympic gamesSports businessEventsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ac3b06f35d7417ebae42503549d1a8cMon, 24 Nov 2014 17:12:37 GMTTribe becomes 1st to launch online gambling in NJhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4359cfd091e4626a0da391417d8d239ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — California's Pala Indians have launched their Internet gambling site in New Jersey following a test period last week, becoming the first tribe to do so in the state.By WAYNE PARRYhtBusinessGeneral newsNative AmericansGambling laws and regulationsTechnologyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsNew JerseyAtlantic CityCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4359cfd091e4626a0da391417d8d239Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:25:23 GMTFire damages 750-year-old oak tree in Polandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd75941129814bdb9fe98a3f36dd767cWARSAW, Poland (AP) — A suspected arson fire in southwestern Poland has damaged a 750-year-old oak tree believed to be the country's oldest.iGeneral newsTreesArsonFiresDeciduous treesPlantsCrimeAccidents and disastersPolandEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd75941129814bdb9fe98a3f36dd767cMon, 24 Nov 2014 16:19:44 GMTHagel: US on stronger course toward securityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/344dfd86728c49318d5ffb4ec4fa2878WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the Obama administration has put the Defense Department and the United States on a stronger course toward stability and security.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/344dfd86728c49318d5ffb4ec4fa2878Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:29:59 GMTFDA strengthens warning on device linked to cancerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/179cfaa17dcc43849e79a71ae24a5133WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients.By The Associated PresshtBusinessHealthCancerMedical technologyDiagnosis and treatmentDiseases and conditionsTechnologySurgical procedureshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/179cfaa17dcc43849e79a71ae24a5133Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:34:29 GMTSwiss museum gets huge, priceless art trovehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48a1dac8b7a74c8bafd6b47c50da8f85BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum accepted a massive, priceless trove of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt on Monday, promising to work with Germany to make sure that any Nazi-looted pieces in it are returned to Jewish heirs.By KIRSTEN GRIESHABERiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsArt museumsMuseumsNazismVisual artsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelGovernment and politicsGermanySwitzerlandBernMunichWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48a1dac8b7a74c8bafd6b47c50da8f85Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:35:31 GMTJapanese man gets back boat lost in 2011 tsunamihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da5df88c784c4c5690dac1715aede597HONOLULU (AP) — A Japanese man says he's grateful for the return of his boat three years after it disappeared in the 2011 tsunami.aGeneral news2011 Japan earthquake and tsunamiNatural disastersEventsAccidents and disastersTsunamisHonoluluHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da5df88c784c4c5690dac1715aede597Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:55:12 GMTIn Iran, Muslim clerics vow to combat extremistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42d1e79492f34f0186af1c72bc124d8eQOM, Iran (AP) — Muslim clerics meeting in Iran have vowed to counter extremists like the Islamic State group through mosques and Islamic teaching centers.iGeneral newsMiddle EastIranIraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42d1e79492f34f0186af1c72bc124d8eMon, 24 Nov 2014 16:39:28 GMTSting tries to help his ailing Broadway musicalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2451fea0f83a484bab9085e5dba9f8b2NEW YORK (AP) — Sting is hoping his star power can plug up a leaky ship.By MARK KENNEDYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicPerforming artsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2451fea0f83a484bab9085e5dba9f8b2Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:17:55 GMTIn wake of Spotify pullout, music industry debates streaminghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04264e3654164c23b98200e349fa7517NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — From board rooms in Japan to songwriter's rooms in Nashville, a debate is brewing in music industry circles about the financial and creative value of streaming music, even as its popularity and impact skyrocket.By KRISTIN M. HALLaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCorporate managementMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesCorporate newsPersonnelNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04264e3654164c23b98200e349fa7517Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:27:54 GMTSuspect in 5 Kansas City deaths pleads not guiltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dc3f40f8971493c925502b81197bdf3KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man suspected of killing five people in a Kansas City, Missouri, neighborhood has pleaded not guilty to all charges he faces, including five counts of first-degree murder.By MARGARET STAFFORDaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderKansas CityKansasMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dc3f40f8971493c925502b81197bdf3Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:27:42 GMTBroadway-bound magician shows what's up his sleevehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/220afee646104b2a96d37a142a7a06efNEW YORK (AP) — One grew up idolizing Harry Houdini. The other worshipped David Copperfield. Now they're both in a place known more for jazz hands than sleight of hand.By MARK KENNEDY and JOHN CARUCCIhtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyPerforming artsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/220afee646104b2a96d37a142a7a06efMon, 24 Nov 2014 16:20:54 GMTSouth Carolina women No. 1 in AP Poll for 1st timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a1d1492a24e46f79122cc17c7f0e84fDawn Staley and her South Carolina Gamecocks finally have ascended to the top of the poll.By DOUG FEINBERGsSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a1d1492a24e46f79122cc17c7f0e84fMon, 24 Nov 2014 17:10:54 GMTVeteran journalist, educator Michael Shanahan dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1eb56d7388744f990df645197c0690bWASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Shanahan, a veteran Washington political reporter for The Associated Press and Newhouse Newspapers who used that experience to teach new generations of students at George Washington University about the business he loved, died Saturday.By WILL LESTERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNewspapersJournalismSchool guidance counselingObituariesCampaignsNews mediaJournalistsMediaEducationSocial affairsElectionsProfessional footballFootballSportsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1eb56d7388744f990df645197c0690bMon, 24 Nov 2014 17:17:29 GMTCollege buys $219K Chinese conference tablehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66d37a59732648e5afd78a1464113004UNION, 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 educationState legislatureEducationSocial affairsLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsChinaNew JerseyGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66d37a59732648e5afd78a1464113004Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:26:30 GMTPope to take on hot EU topics in Strasbourg visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9fe1ff3d96643788203eb700b9c3017STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Pope Francis is set to deliver his first public speech about Europe, focusing on complex continental issues such as high jobless rates among the young, and immigration.iGeneral newsChristianityImmigrationReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEuropeFranceWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9fe1ff3d96643788203eb700b9c3017Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:00:11 GMTJudith Ivey to play Thatcher in 'The Audience'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ddf07bd122b4eefab22973ad17817f6NEW YORK (AP) — Judith Ivey will need to get in touch with her fearsome side. She's going to be the "Iron Lady" on Broadway.By MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentPerforming artsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ddf07bd122b4eefab22973ad17817f6Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:37:24 GMTPolice: Facebook posts of stolen guns spur arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f5de27b931e4c5bb8a3e5341131b62eALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he posted Facebook photos of stolen guns from an unsolved burglary.aOdditiesSocial mediaArrestsOnline mediaMediaTheftCrimeGeneral newsLaw and orderAlbuquerqueNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f5de27b931e4c5bb8a3e5341131b62eMon, 24 Nov 2014 16:31:30 GMTLawyers of al-Jazeera reporter urge his releasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6575df478d784e309b4ba6236b70a700CAIRO (AP) — The lawyers of an imprisoned Egyptian-Canadian Al-Jazeera journalist have called for his release, either on the basis of a recent law that allows Egypt's president to deport foreign defendants, or because of health reasons.iGeneral newsEgyptQatarMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6575df478d784e309b4ba6236b70a700Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:51:50 GMTQuestions, answers about Detroit's bankruptcyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bd4fca0e6ec4ea3a611d63c528f0ae4DETROIT (AP) — The city of Detroit said Monday it needs more time to wrap up critical deals with creditors before it will be ready to officially emerge from bankruptcy.By ED WHITEaBusinessGeneral newsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bd4fca0e6ec4ea3a611d63c528f0ae4Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:52:37 GMTPoster for 'London After Midnight' sells for $478Khttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0f53a0383e3465fa1e5bb38ffec66e3DALLAS (AP) — A poster for the 1927 film "London After Midnight," starring Lon Chaney, has sold for $478,000, making it the most valuable movie poster ever sold at public auction.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentArts and collectibles auctionsShoppingLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0f53a0383e3465fa1e5bb38ffec66e3Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:13:23 GMTHagel: 'Greatest privilege' of life was to lead, serve with men and women of the Defense Depthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/089e042b34fc49c9bdb1e319d2b3cbe3WASHINGTON (AP) — Hagel: 'Greatest privilege' of life was to lead, serve with men and women of the Defense Dept.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/089e042b34fc49c9bdb1e319d2b3cbe3Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:24:20 GMTU.Va. frat leader sickened by rape allegationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fd1b7951e6145dfa70a7d98d386d49cCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The president of the University of Virginia's Inter-Fraternity Council says he was sickened by a female student's account of being gang-raped by seven men at a fraternity.By FREDERIC J. FROMMERaGeneral newsHigher educationCollegiate organizationsEducationSocial affairsSocial groups and organizationsViolent crimeCrimeCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fd1b7951e6145dfa70a7d98d386d49cMon, 24 Nov 2014 17:07:22 GMTChurch members each get $500 to do good for worldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efccda8dd3f14d3ca3067a13131e1f6bCHICAGO (AP) — On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone.By SHARON COHENaGeneral newsObituariesAthlete injuriesOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleHigher educationEducationSocial affairsEducation costsAthlete healthSportsJordanAmmanChicagoLa SalleMiddle EastIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efccda8dd3f14d3ca3067a13131e1f6bMon, 24 Nov 2014 17:13:36 GMTMorocco rights groups boycotting Marrakech meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d4c46c7d0e648aabd48dd10994435bfRABAT, Morocco (AP) — A group of Moroccan human rights groups announced Monday they would boycott an international human rights conference being held in their country because of consistent government interference.By PAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesBoycottsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical and civil unrestMoroccoNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d4c46c7d0e648aabd48dd10994435bfMon, 24 Nov 2014 17:22:33 GMTIran nuclear talks to be extended until Julyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98adfc60b93f47ce999c17fdade83c21VIENNA (AP) — Facing still significant differences between the U.S. and Iran, negotiators gave up on last-minute efforts to get a nuclear deal by the Monday deadline and extended their talks for another seven months.By MATTHEW LEE and GEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNuclear weaponsInternational relationsWeapons of mass destructionForeign policyGovernment policyTehranIranViennaUnited StatesMiddle EastAustriaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98adfc60b93f47ce999c17fdade83c21Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:17:54 GMTUS stocks inch further into record territoryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/372a2f9fc15749b59423805958af1e02NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market moved slightly higher in early afternoon trading Monday, keeping major indexes at record levels. 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 marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyFinancial servicesIndustriesEuropeGermanyUnited StatesEast AsiaChinaWestern EuropeNorth AmericaAsiaGreater Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/372a2f9fc15749b59423805958af1e02Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:22:51 GMTStudent held after Fort Sam Houston lockdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc1f1c137274417bb5d7043eb69e481bSAN ANTONIO (AP) — A college student has been detained after driving onto Fort Sam Houston over the weekend, causing a nearly four-hour lockdown.aGeneral newsSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaHoustonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc1f1c137274417bb5d7043eb69e481bMon, 24 Nov 2014 17:34:02 GMTEx-owner of defunct arena football team arrestedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13af358ebcdc4d209f257615853a7932CHICAGO (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 newsSportsArrestsFraud and false statementsFootballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessLaw and orderCrimeProfessional footballChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13af358ebcdc4d209f257615853a7932Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:31:50 GMTUS Steel to build new headquarters in Pittsburghhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b83252dc648245aa99dd01bf6411bfd3PITTSBURGH (AP) — United States Steel Corp. has announced it will build its new world headquarters in Pittsburgh as part of the NHL's Penguins' redevelopment of the former Civic Arena site.By JOE MANDAKaBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports facility constructionSports businessNHL hockeyProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPittsburghUnited StatesPennsylvaniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b83252dc648245aa99dd01bf6411bfd3Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:43:15 GMTExaminer rules NYC police shooting a homicidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dbf1ba3c1d648c4933f877ffe1e000dNEW YORK (AP) — Politicians were meeting with prosecutors Monday following the New York City medical examiner's ruling that the police killing of an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell was a homicide.By VERENA DOBNIKaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dbf1ba3c1d648c4933f877ffe1e000dMon, 24 Nov 2014 16:41:00 GMTPolice: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05ff8b6682ea410db61f742d3e9bed4eCLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say an officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy who had what turned out to be a replica gun.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05ff8b6682ea410db61f742d3e9bed4eMon, 24 Nov 2014 17:30:59 GMTForces backing elected Libyan government take townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/254ac96ac3d643a0ac38045fa3f52ea4CAIRO (AP) — Forces allied to Libya's elected government seized a western mountain town after heavy airstrikes drove back rival militias on Monday, as warplanes also bombed Tripoli's only functioning airport, killing two people, officials said.iGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsLibyaEgyptTripoliMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/254ac96ac3d643a0ac38045fa3f52ea4Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:29:48 GMTLongtime NHL coach Pat Quinn dies at 71http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a58f3ac625c4c7b8c751e334e439f5cVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Former NHL player, coach and executive Pat Quinn has died at age 71.sSportsObituariesProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBritish ColumbiaVancouverCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a58f3ac625c4c7b8c751e334e439f5cMon, 24 Nov 2014 16:27:48 GMTFrancis meets Egyptian president on European triphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee5838a029ce45b1a098a14f899dd0e3VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says Pope Francis emphasized Egypt's role in establishing Middle East peace during a meeting with the country's president.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsItalyVatican CityEuropeMiddle EastWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee5838a029ce45b1a098a14f899dd0e3Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:51:10 GMTCongo: Amnesty says Belgian firm evicted hundredshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33b7df8764904e56afe39c573b7a6f22KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A Belgian company destroyed hundreds of homes near a mine in southeastern Congo and lied about it for years with the help of a government cover-up, Amnesty International said in a report released Monday.By SALEH MWANAMILONGOiGeneral newsKinshasaDemocratic Republic of the CongoCentral AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33b7df8764904e56afe39c573b7a6f22Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:19:25 GMTBudweiser gives Clydesdales holiday pink sliphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8ce9119e5954cfb9f20aed16026b073NEW YORK (AP) — Budweiser is putting its Clydesdale out to pasture for the holidays.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8ce9119e5954cfb9f20aed16026b073Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:30:32 GMTPolice shooting in housing project ruled homicidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b07cd2b8c4e4e478747e2e5fd0d794bNEW YORK (AP) — The New York City medical examiner ruled Monday that the police killing of an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell was a homicide, and politicians planned to meet with prosecutors later in the day to discuss the findings.By VERENA DOBNIKaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceMunicipal governmentsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b07cd2b8c4e4e478747e2e5fd0d794bMon, 24 Nov 2014 17:35:54 GMTUnseen Arthur Miller drama to premiere in Britainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/626a263246b04b549ec0ec79b34d1562LONDON (AP) — A previously unstaged Arthur Miller drama set in the brutal world of the Brooklyn docks will have its world premiere at a British theater next year, the centenary of the playwright's birth.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsPerforming artsEntertainmentUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/626a263246b04b549ec0ec79b34d1562Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:28:53 GMTJohnson, Martinez, Smoltz on Hall of Fame ballothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcd876e2a229474191c3563f8fa0059bNEW YORK (AP) — Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball's 2015 Hall of Fame ballot.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional baseballBaseballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcd876e2a229474191c3563f8fa0059bMon, 24 Nov 2014 16:45:55 GMTSyrian on hunger strike outside Greek parliamenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1942c833e0974990b5abc8159d8d518cATHENS, Greece (AP) — About 150 Syrian civil war refugees have begun a hunger strike in front of Greece's Parliament, urging the government to grant them temporary working and residence rights.iGeneral newsPolitical refugeesLegislatureGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestGreeceAthensEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1942c833e0974990b5abc8159d8d518cMon, 24 Nov 2014 17:35:30 GMTIsraeli police say Arab stabs Jew in Jerusalemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/265b699fac73456996ea5a48e9410583JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say an Arab assailant has stabbed a Jewish man in Jerusalem.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeGovernment and politicsLegislationReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesTerrorismWar and unrestLegislatureJerusalemPalestinian territoriesIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/265b699fac73456996ea5a48e9410583Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:23:03 GMT