FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Jul 2014 14:43:26 -0700Federal court upholds Fla.'s docs vs. glocks law, Fla. (AP) — A federal appeals court is upholding a Florida law that restricts what doctors can discuss about guns with their patients.aGeneral newsGun politicsNational courtsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryLegal proceedingsLaw and orderIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:29:58 GMTNASCAR drivers want changes on the schedule (AP) — NASCAR Chairman Brian France says nothing drastic will be done to next year's schedule.sSportsAutomobile racingNASCARTalladegaIndianapolisAlabamaUnited StatesNorth AmericaIndiana, 25 Jul 2014 20:21:35 GMTReport blames pilot for 2011 Hawaii copter crash, Hawaii (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that the likely cause of a Molokai helicopter crash that killed all five people aboard was the pilot flying too close to the mountains during rainy and windy weather.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:23:12 GMTTyson Foods closing 3 plants in Iowa, NY, NM, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. says it's closing three U.S. plants, employing a total 950 workers, which have struggled financially as the company's product needs have changed.fBusinessProduction facilitiesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCorporate newsAgricultureUnited StatesSpringdaleCherokeeNew YorkNorth AmericaArkansasIowa, 25 Jul 2014 21:17:37 GMTSheriff: 300 homes burned in Washington wildfire, Wash. (AP) — About 300 homes — twice as many as previously estimated — have burned in the largest recorded wildfire in Washington state history, a county sheriff said Friday.aGeneral newsNatural disastersFiresAccidents and disastersWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:34:04 GMTPolice: 3rd child dies after carjacked SUV hits group selling fruit on Philly street corner (AP) — Police: 3rd child dies after carjacked SUV hits group selling fruit on Philly street corner.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:22:29 GMTJudge dismisses lawsuit over Amelia Earhart search, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a Wyoming man's lawsuit claiming a group secretly found the missing airplane of aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart in the South Pacific but kept it quiet so it could continue to raise funds for the search.aGeneral newsNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryCasperWyomingUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:11:16 GMTMarshawn Lynch missing as Seahawks camp begins, Wash. (AP) — Marshawn Lynch was absent as expected on Friday when the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks began training camp.sSportsProfessional footballFootballWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:48:25 GMT$20M, 20 ways: Big NJ family shares lottery prize, N.J. (AP) — A lottery-playing tradition started by the matriarch of a large New Jersey shore family paid off for her 17 children this week when the group won a $20 million jackpot that will partly be used to help family members recover from 2012's Superstorm Sandy.aGeneral newsLotteriesNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:08:12 GMTAugusta James wins Canadian Women's Amateur, Ontario (AP) — North Carolina State senior Augusta James won the Canadian Women's Amateur on Friday, shooting a 2-under 69 for a six-stroke victory.sSportsWomen's golfWomen's sportsGolfOntarioGeorgiaCanadaNorth AmericaUnited States, 25 Jul 2014 21:14:34 GMTUS plans wide seismic testing of sea floor CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to that which spawned a court battle between environmentalists and researchers in New Jersey this summer.WAYNE PARRYaBusinessGeneral newsScienceAnimalsCoastlines and beachesOceanographyWater environmentOceansEnvironmental activismEnvironment and natureEnvironmentUnited StatesNew JerseyAtlantic CityNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:47:59 GMT7th Circuit sets hearing on gay marriage ban (AP) — Lawyers will argue the constitutionality of gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin in about a month.aGeneral newsGays and lesbiansNational courtsMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:18:32 GMTCalifornia state senator facing additional charge FRANCISCO (AP) — A California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown now also faces a racketeering charge.aBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRacketeeringLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:34:26 GMTBig family hit by Sandy to share lottery winnings, N.J. (AP) — With 17 siblings, the Endreson (EHN'-dress-uhn) family was already well-known in the New Jersey shore area by sheer numbers alone.aGeneral newsLotteriesNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:56:16 GMTGronk's back: Star tight end practices with Pats, Mass. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski ran short routes, caught passes and jogged back to the line of scrimmage.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:25:29 GMTUS: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine, Ukraine (AP) — Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis.DAVID McHUGHiGeneral newsDiplomacyMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsEventsLocal governmentsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationUkraineMoscowRussiaUnited StatesEuropeKievEastern EuropeNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:55:14 GMTPetty believes NASCAR should be helping teams (AP) — Richard Petty said Friday the newly formed Race Team Alliance was necessary because NASCAR hasn't done enough to help team owners slash costs.sSportsAutomobile racingNASCAR, 25 Jul 2014 20:29:24 GMTStan Lee cancels Comic-Con appearance DIEGO (AP) — Stan Lee is missing in action at Comic-Con.eArts and entertainmentComic-Con InternationalEventsEntertainmentSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:37:07 GMTEarthquakes occur in 4 parts of Alaska, Alaska (AP) — Seismologists in Alaska say earthquakes have jolted four different parts of the state in the last 12 hours.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyNatural disastersAccidents and disastersTelecommunicationsIndustriesAlaskaJuneauUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:32:58 GMTJustice Dept. monitoring NYC police death probe (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department has been in touch with the family of a New York City man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsArrestsCriminal investigationsLaw and orderCrime, 25 Jul 2014 20:19:58 GMTAP ANALYSIS: Old story, new twists in Gaza war (AP) — The third Gaza war is playing out much like the first one more than five years ago: The harrowing civilian toll in Gaza is now at the center of the discourse, eclipsing the rocket attacks by Hamas militants that were the stated reason for the Israeli assault.DAN PERRYiGeneral newsWar and unrestTerritorial disputesWar crimesWar casualtiesBlockadesGovernment and politicsInternational lawReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesInternational relationsPalestinian territoriesWest BankIsraelEgyptTel AvivGaza StripMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 Jul 2014 20:54:57 GMTCorrection: Rural Investment Dollars story (AP) — In a story July 24 about a new rural investment fund announced by the White House, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Colorado-based CoBank is donating $10 billion to a fund for rural investment projects. The bank is making the money available for loans.wBusinessHealthGovernment and politics, 25 Jul 2014 21:06:14 GMTLarge Sandy-struck family splits $20M lottery win, N.J. (AP) — A lottery-playing tradition started by the matriarch of a large New Jersey shore family paid off for her 17 children this week when the group won a $20 million jackpot that will partly be used to help family members recover from 2012's Superstorm Sandy.aGeneral newsLotteriesNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:09:51 GMTEarthquakes occur in 3 parts of Alaska, Alaska (AP) — Earthquakes jolted three different parts of Alaska on Friday.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyNatural disastersService outagesAccidents and disastersTelecommunicationsIndustriesAlaskaJuneauUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:52:26 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news shows (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:wArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 25 Jul 2014 21:24:06 GMTEx-Nevada lawmaker sentenced in California chase, Calif. (AP) — A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly was ordered to two years and eight months in prison, although a judge ruled he's already fulfilled his sentence.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState legislatureCrimeLegislatureState governmentsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderVictorvilleNevadaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:37:41 GMTUS rebounds to win twice in International Crown MILLS, Md. (AP) — A switch in pairings led to a change in fortune for the United States in the International Crown.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsJapanTaiwanUnited StatesSouth KoreaEast AsiaMarylandAsiaGreater ChinaNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:33:51 GMTBusch trades Double for Single attempt at Indy (AP) — Kurt Busch is slacking at Indy. He's only entered in one race, scheduled to drive just 400 miles, and has no reason for a mad dash to the helicopter to catch a ride to another track.sSportsAutomobile racingNASCARIndyCarIndianapolis 500EventsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:08:19 GMTLifetime drops reality TV show on Texas mortuary WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Lifetime TV network has dropped a reality show about a Texas mortuary after eight decaying bodies were found at the facility and the co-owners were arrested for alleged corpse abuse.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCrimeTexasFort WorthUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:07:12 GMTVa. governor: Blessing more didn't die in tornado CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Speaking a few dozen yards away from where two people were killed in a tornado that swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday it's a blessing more people didn't die in the storm given the short notice that campers had to seek shelter.aGeneral newsWeatherTornadoesNatural disastersState governmentsAccidents and disastersGovernment and politicsHobbiesRecreation and leisureLifestyleOutdoor recreationVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:17:11 GMTBaby dies after being left in hot car in Kansas, Kan. (AP) — A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an official said Friday.aGeneral newsCrimeHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsKansasWichitaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:39:02 GMTRadar captures mayfly swarm on Mississippi River (AP) — Mayflies have begun emerging from the Mississippi River in swarms that show up on radar like thunderstorms, coat roads and leave behind slimy messes. They've already been blamed for at least one car crash this week in Wisconsin.M.L. JOHNSONaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMississippi RiverWisconsinLa CrosseUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:46:37 GMTProsecutors consider charges after burglar killed BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors deciding whether to charge a California man who says he fatally shot a violent burglar in the back in an alley as she fled his home face a difficult decision because the case falls in a gray area involving self-defense, a legal expert said Friday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTheftLong BeachCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:35:46 GMTMike Tyson eyes Jamie Foxx in movie about ex-champ (AP) — Mike Tyson says he's met with Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx about collaborating on a possible biopic on his life.eArts and entertainmentSportsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityBoxingTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:56:35 GMTHouse Ethics panel investigating 2 congressmen (AP) — The House Ethics Committee said Friday that it is looking into potential ethics violations by two congressmen, Reps. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., and Ed Whitfield, R-Ky.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical ethicsPolitical corruptionLegislaturePolitical issuesKentuckyIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:21:01 GMTWorries about US consumers drag stocks lower YORK (AP) — Investors got some bad news about the American shopper on Friday, driving down stocks and sending the Dow Jones industrial average to a loss for the week.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsStock marketsFinancial performanceCorporate newsFinancial servicesIndustriesLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial markets, 25 Jul 2014 21:13:24 GMTAmazon worker piloted drone around Space Needle (AP) — An employee from out of town was the operator of a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week, police said.htBusinessGeneral newsOdditiesTechnologyDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:14:06 GMTUS to evaluate Impala air bag performance (AP) — The U.S. government's highway safety agency has decided to seek further information from General Motors about air bag failures in some Chevrolet Impala full-size cars.TOM KRISHERfBusinessPolitical defectionsAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationGovernment and politics, 25 Jul 2014 21:32:46 GMTHow the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday got some bad news about the American shopper on Friday, driving down stocks and sending the Dow Jones industrial average to a loss for the week.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsStock marketsFinancial markets, 25 Jul 2014 21:09:09 GMTGlobal tensions don't dent enthusiasm for stocks war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky.STEVE ROTHWELLaBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyEconomic outlookInternational incidentsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsFinancial marketsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyGovernment financeCorporate stockCorporate newsUnited StatesEuropeUkraineMiddle EastNorth AmericaEastern Europe, 25 Jul 2014 20:47:02 GMTTeams converge on remote site to probe plane crash (AP) — Aviation experts, criminal investigators and soldiers began converging Friday on an isolated patch of restive Mali to search for clues that might explain why an Air Algerie jetliner fell from the sky in a storm and apparently disintegrated on impact.ELAINE GANLEYSYLVIE CORBETiBusinessGeneral newsCriminal investigationsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderEventsGovernment and politicsNigerBurkina FasoMaliFranceAlgeriaWest AfricaAfricaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Africa, 25 Jul 2014 20:23:32 GMTUkrainian president: Confidence vote Thursday, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko says the government of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk will face a vote of confidence in a special session of Parliament next week.iGeneral newsPolitical resignationsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 20:21:53 GMTArgentina debt talks deadlocked as default looms YORK (AP) — Argentina's negotiations with creditors to resolve a dispute over $1.5 billion in unpaid debts remained deadlocked.aGeneral newsArgentinaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:45:38 GMTMontoya back at Indy intent on winning for Penske (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya is back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.sSportsAutomobile racingNASCARIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:09:42 GMTRussia: McDonald's food has 'too many calories' (AP) — Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald's startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company's now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature products.iBusinessGeneral newsInternational relationsConsumer affairsConsumer protection and advocacyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGovernment and politicsMoscowRussiaCrimeaSoviet UnionUkraineEuropeEastern Europe, 25 Jul 2014 20:49:48 GMTVisa and Amazon are big market movers YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:htTechnologyFinancial performanceCorporate newsBusiness, 25 Jul 2014 20:23:47 GMT'Up the Down Staircase' writer Kaufman dies at 103 YORK (AP) — The author of "Up the Down Staircase" has died in New York City. Bel Kaufman was 103.HILLEL ITALIEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsObituariesNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 20:58:29 GMTCellphone unlocking set to become legal again YORK (AP) — Congress has passed a bill that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can —at least in some instances— be used on other carriers.PETER SVENSSONhtBusinessTechnologyTechnology law and ethicsMobile phonesLegislatureTechnology issuesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsConsumer electronics, 25 Jul 2014 21:30:51 GMTNigeria confirms first Ebola death, Nigeria (AP) — West Africa's current Ebola outbreak has spread to a fourth country, after a Liberian man vomited, had diarrhea and a high fever on an airplane to Nigeria.HEATHER MURDOCKiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksPublic healthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 25 Jul 2014 20:37:25 GMTCarjacked vehicle hits crowd, killing 3 children (AP) — Two men forced a woman into the backseat of her sport utility vehicle at gunpoint, drove off but later lost control and plowed into a group of people on a corner near a fruit stand on Friday, police said. Three children, all siblings, were killed, and at least two other people were critically injured.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationViolent crimeCrimePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 21:28:06 GMT