FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Jul 2014 06:08:40 -0700Son says NC-based missionary fighting Ebola son of a North Carolina-based missionary says his mother is fighting the Ebola virus while in isolation in Liberia.The Associated PressaGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 12:09:59 GMTCops: Man tried to smother ill dad, who later dies, Ohio (AP) — Police in a Cleveland suburb says an intoxicated man tried to suffocate his 86-year-old terminally ill father at a nursing home, and the older man later died.aGeneral newsOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 11:05:33 GMTAP Sportlight — France beats the United States 3-2 for its sixth consecutive Davis Cup championship.The Associated PresssWomen's gymnasticsWomen's golfWomen's sportsGymnasticsMen's sportsSwimmingRecord setting eventsDavis CupU.S. Open Women's Golf ChampionshipsGolfProfessional baseballSportsAquaticsWomen's aquaticsGeneral newsEventsBaseballMen's aquaticsMen's tennisTennisUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 12:18:01 GMTDiplomat: Criticism of Kerry not from Netanyahu (AP) — Israel's ambassador to the United States said Wednesday that criticism from within the Jewish state of Secretary of State John Kerry's peace-making efforts is traceable to Israel's "very rambunctious democracy" and not Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyWar and unrestCease firesInternational relationsIsraelUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 12:32:42 GMTPolice: Boy, 8, shot and killed in Detroit (AP) — An 8-year-old boy has died after a bullet fired from outside went through a home's wall and hit the child in bed early Wednesday, Detroit police said.aGeneral newsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 12:41:17 GMTHyundai recalls 883K Sonatas to fix gear shifters (AP) — Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.aBusinessGeneral newsProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 12:57:33 GMTWhat's a group selfie? Usie (pronounced uss-ee) YORK (AP) — What do you call a group selfie? An usie, of course!BETH J. HARPAZhtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLifestyleTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 12:22:22 GMTTV SportsWatch — WGC, Bridgestone Invitational, first round, at Akron, OhioThe Associated PresssProfessional baseballBaseballProfessional soccerMen's soccerMen's sportsSportsSoccerTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports media, 30 Jul 2014 12:17:23 GMTSurvey: US companies add 218,000 jobs in July (AP) — A private survey shows that businesses hired at a healthy pace in July, though the job gains slowed from the previous month.CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsLabor economyEconomyLeading economic indicators, 30 Jul 2014 12:30:16 GMT15 killed at Gaza UN school; Israel holds fire REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting on Wednesday, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency and a health official said.KARIN LAUBPETER ENAViGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsPolitical refugeesTerritorial disputesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripGazaMiddle East, 30 Jul 2014 12:19:02 GMTUkraine official: Rebels lay mines near crash site, Ukraine (AP) — International observers turned back Wednesday after making another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine, and a government official said the area near the zone had been mined by pro-Russian separatists who control it.DMITRY LOVETSKYiGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestAccidentsGovernment and politicsEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationUkraineDonetskEastern EuropeEurope, 30 Jul 2014 12:00:39 GMTRussia counts cost of new US, EU sanctions (AP) — Russia was counting the potential cost of Western sanctions targeting its key energy and finance sectors on Wednesday, with the central bank promising to support lenders hit with penalties.LAURA MILLSJULIE PACEiBusinessGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEconomyWar and unrestGovernment and politicsEventsForeign policyGovernment policyInternational relationsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFinancial servicesIndustriesMoscowRussiaEuropeUnited StatesUkraineEastern EuropeNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 12:18:22 GMTGreece: Farm owner cleared over migrant shootings, Greece (AP) — A court in southern Greece has convicted two employees at a strawberry farm for shooting and wounding 28 migrant workers protesting unpaid wages, but the farm's owner and head foreman were cleared.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAgricultureIndustriesBusinessLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Jul 2014 12:24:44 GMTUS economy likely showed big rebound last quarter (AP) — After a dismal start to the year reflecting a harsh winter, the U.S. economy showed signs of rebounding in the spring, with many forecasters expecting growth to be even stronger in the second half of the year.MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic outlookEconomyConsumer spendingRecessions and depressionsEconomic growthUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 11:06:45 GMTSeoul says North Korea fires 4 projectiles, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired four short-range projectiles toward the ocean off its east coast.iGeneral newsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaNorth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 30 Jul 2014 11:32:28 GMTBritain to test driverless cars next year (AP) — British officials says driverless cars will be tested on roads in as many as three cities in a trial program to begin in JanuaryhtBusinessGeneral newsAutomotive technologyTechnologyIndustrial technologyUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Jul 2014 12:54:33 GMTGOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama (AP) — Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.ALAN FRAMwGovernment and politicsHealth care reformSeparation of powersLegislaturePolitical partiesLegislationImpeachmentsPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 12:38:15 GMTCops: Man tries to smother ill dad, who later dies, Ohio (AP) — Police in a Cleveland suburb say an intoxicated man tried to suffocate his 86-year-old terminally ill father at a nursing home, and the older man later died.aGeneral newsOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 11:07:42 GMTKristen Bell gets back to her 'Hair' roots YORK (AP) — Before she was Princess Anna in "Frozen" or even Veronica Mars, Kristen Bell was a musical theater geek. Now she's letting her roots show.MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentPerforming arts, 30 Jul 2014 12:07:12 GMTLandslide hits Indian village; 150 may be trapped DELHI (AP) — Torrential rains triggered a massive landslide that buried a remote village in western India Wednesday, sweeping away scores of houses and possibly trapping more than 150 people, officials said.MUNEEZA NAQVIiGeneral newsNatural disastersSearch and rescue effortsFloodsWeatherStormsAccidents and disastersIndiaPuneSouth AsiaAsia, 30 Jul 2014 11:49:33 GMTAP PHOTOS: Cambodians attend Khmer Rouge tribunal monks and ordinary Cambodians attended a hearing Wednesday in which a U.N.-backed tribunal prepared for the genocide trial later this year of two surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge. The tribunal encourages people to attend the hearings, such as school groups and elderly survivors of the regime that brutally ruled Cambodia in the late 1970s.The Associated PressaGeneral newsCambodiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 30 Jul 2014 12:29:37 GMT10 guilty in India school fire that killed 94 kids DELHI (AP) — An Indian court convicted 10 people on Wednesday in a 2004 fire that tore through a thatched-roof schoolhouse, killing 94 children in a horrifying case that focused attention on poor fire regulations in the country.KATY DAIGLEiGeneral newsFiresLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeAccidents and disastersLaw and orderIndiaChennaiSouth AsiaAsia, 30 Jul 2014 12:36:19 GMTMan drives Camaro off bridge; drag race tie probed YORK (AP) — Police in New York are investigating whether a man was drag racing when he drove his Camaro off a bridge and died.aGeneral newsAccidentsCriminal investigationsAutomobile racingAccidents and disastersLaw and orderCrimeSportsNew YorkWhite PlainsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 11:38:44 GMTBolt upset over report he criticized Glasgow Games, Scotland (AP) — Even before stepping on the track, Usain Bolt is causing a stir at the Commonwealth Games.ROB HARRISiGeneral newsSportsCommonwealth GamesNewspapersOlympic gamesSummer Olympic gamesEventsNews mediaMediaGlasgowScotlandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Jul 2014 12:49:30 GMTRevised data: US grew faster in 2nd half of 2013 (AP) — Fueled by healthier consumer spending, the U.S. economy grew in the second half of last year at the strongest pace in a decade and more than previously estimated, new government data show.CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyGovernment and politicsRecessions and depressionsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 12:37:20 GMTChinese minority scholar indicted for separatism (AP) — An outspoken Chinese minority scholar has been indicted on separatism charges amid continuing anti-government violence in the country's far west.iGeneral newsRace and ethnicityCrimeIndictmentsSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Jul 2014 12:16:17 GMTCrop circle in Germany attracts many visitors (AP) — Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer's field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles.iOdditiesAgricultureIndustriesBusinessGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Jul 2014 12:41:01 GMTWednesday's Time Schedule at Tampa Bay, 12:10 p.m.The Associated PresssProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSportsNew York CityTorontoNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 30 Jul 2014 12:20:05 GMTChickens share backyards and pests with dogs, cats ANGELES (AP) — The popular push for locally produced food has spawned flocks of backyard chickens in urban neighborhoods nationwide, but people may not realize that feasting on fresh eggs can mean subjecting their more typical household pets to pain from a new pest that hitches a ride on hens.SUE MANNINGaFood and drinkGeneral newsHealthLifestyleSciencePetsPet healthAnimal healthInsectsCatsDogsTicksSpidersPet careAnimalsMammalsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 12:58:56 GMTThis Date In Baseball — Lou Gehrig drove in eight runs with a grand slam and two doubles as the New York Yankees outlasted the Boston Red Sox 14-13.Compiled by PAUL MONTELLAsProfessional baseballMen's sportsSportsBaseballPhiladelphiaNew York CityCincinnatiTexasPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew YorkOhio, 30 Jul 2014 12:15:32 GMTHospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampede, Guinea (AP) — Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to leave through a single exit, creating a stampede that killed at least 33 people, officials said Wednesday.BOUBACAR DIALLOiGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentGuineaConakryWest AfricaAfrica, 30 Jul 2014 12:58:06 GMTUsain Bolt annoyed by claim he criticized Glasgow, Scotland (AP) — Usain Bolt isn't finding his first trip to the "Friendly Games" to be completely friendly.iGeneral newsSportsCommonwealth GamesEventsGlasgowScotlandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Jul 2014 11:14:33 GMTAs Fed meets, key issues likely to stay unanswered (AP) — The Federal Reserve will likely end a policy meeting Wednesday with a lot of questions unanswered:MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyFinancial servicesIndustries, 30 Jul 2014 11:24:36 GMTThe man responsible for Hilton's grand turnaround, Va. (AP) — Nearly every weekend, Chris Nassetta is cooking in his family's oversized kitchen, outfitted with two commercial-grade refrigerators, three sinks and a deep fryer.SCOTT MAYEROWITZhtBusinessGeneral newsWi-fiConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial servicesCorporate stockCorporate newsWireless technologyTechnologyVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 11:14:29 GMTAmazon to invest $2 bln to expand in India, India (AP) — The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees.KAY JOHNSONhtBusinessTechnologyInformation technologyIndustriesConsumer products and servicesIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 30 Jul 2014 12:09:44 GMTIsrael says it will hold Gaza fire for 4 hours (AP) — The Israeli military has declared a four-hour cease-fire in some areas of the Gaza Strip, saying it's for humanitarian reasons.KARIN LAUBPETER ENAViGeneral newsWar and unrestCease firesMilitant groupsTerritorial disputesGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastJerusalemGaza, 30 Jul 2014 11:58:33 GMTThai junta sets plan for fast rail links to China (AP) — Thailand's military government approved a massive budget to upgrade the country's railways including high-speed rail that would eventually link with China as part of an eight-year plan to improve infrastructure, officials said Wednesday.iBusinessGeneral newsTransportationGovernment and politicsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeThailandChinaBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 30 Jul 2014 11:40:09 GMTMan pleads guilty in Minnesota cartel house case PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One of the four men accused of keeping a "stash house" for a Mexican drug cartel in St. Paul has pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.aGeneral newsDrug-related crimeViolent crimeKidnappingLegal proceedingsActs of tortureCrimeLaw and orderOrganized crimeSt. PaulMinnesotaMinneapolisUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 11:16:11 GMTFilipino hostages' release sparks hope for talks, Philippines (AP) — The release of four police officers abducted by Filipino communist guerrillas has sparked hopes that stalled peace talks will resume, a government official said Wednesday, although major obstacle remains.JIM GOMEZiGeneral newsHostage situationsKidnappingGovernment and politicsCrimeDiplomacyInternational relationsManilaPhilippinesSoutheast AsiaAsia, 30 Jul 2014 12:10:56 GMTUS economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in spring (AP) — After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthConsumer spendingEconomyGovernment and politicsRecessions and depressionsLocal governmentsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 12:59:26 GMTBarclays chief applauds claw-back idea on bonuses (AP) — The CEO of Barclays said having provisions to claw back bankers' bonuses, as outlined by regulators on Wednesday, is a good idea in principle.DANICA KIRKAfBusinessFinancial servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Jul 2014 11:08:48 GMTRights group: Syria using barrel bombs, defying UN (AP) — The Syrian government is still indiscriminately bombing civilians with explosives-filled barrels in defiance of a U.N. Security Council resolution, an international human rights group said Wednesday.iGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesWar and unrestBombingsSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle East, 30 Jul 2014 12:11:03 GMTSouth Korea says North Korea fires 4 projectiles, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired four short-range projectiles toward the ocean off its east coast on Wednesday in its latest in a series of missile and artillery tests, officials said.YOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseNorth KoreaSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Jul 2014 11:41:20 GMTRay Guy's long wait for Hall of Fame comes to end, Calif. (AP) — Ray Guy built a Hall of Fame career of making other people wait.JOSH DUBOWsSportsProfessional footballFootball, 30 Jul 2014 12:57:43 GMTSmall cars fare poorly in crash tests (AP) — The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.DEE-ANN DURBINaBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsProducts and servicesCorporate newsAccidents and disastersConsumer products and servicesIndustries, 30 Jul 2014 11:41:14 GMTIraq offers aid to those displaced by militants (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Wednesday said his government has allocated more than $850 million to assist those displaced by last month's militant takeover of much of the country, and called on Sunnis remaining in those areas to take up arms against the insurgents.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesWar and unrestIraqMiddle East, 30 Jul 2014 12:47:44 GMTBritish Airways sued in pilot sex abuse allegation, Kenya (AP) — A London law firm is initiating legal proceedings against British Airways over allegations that one of its pilots sexually abused 16 girls in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania during layovers.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCrimes against childrenKenyaEast AfricaAfrica, 30 Jul 2014 12:45:39 GMTEurope shares drift ahead of US data; Asia gains (AP) — World markets were mostly higher Wednesday ahead of U.S. economic data, while cheery earnings from major Japanese companies such as Honda Motor Co. boosted Asian stocks.YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsJapanTokyoEast AsiaEuropeUnited StatesRussiaAsiaNorth AmericaEastern Europe, 30 Jul 2014 12:31:33 GMTLollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago (AP) — Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup including Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.CARYN ROUSSEAUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 12:59:17 GMTUS economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in second quarter after sharp contraction in winter (AP) — US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in second quarter after sharp contraction in winter.wBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 12:31:51 GMT