FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Nov 2014 04:15:18 -0800US judge to sentence reputed drug-lord lieutenant (AP) — A reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was to be sentenced Monday for his part in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and cities.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderDrug-related crimeOrganized crimeChicagoMexicoUnited StatesIllinoisNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Nov 2014 11:51:53 GMTFerrari appoints Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal of F1 team, replacing Marco Mattiaci, Italy (AP) — Ferrari appoints Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal of F1 team, replacing Marco Mattiaci.sSports, 24 Nov 2014 12:08:26 GMTMom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain (AP) — A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.iGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsViolent crimeLaw and orderAustraliaSydneyOceania, 24 Nov 2014 10:36:31 GMTAdmiral denies role in counterfeiting casino chips (AP) — An admiral linked by Navy investigators to counterfeit casino chips has denied he played any role in making them.ROBERT BURNSwGovernment and politicsArmed forcesCounterfeiting and forgeryMilitary leadershipCriminal investigationsMilitary legal affairsMilitary and defenseCrimeGeneral newsLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesIowaNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 09:14:58 GMTChris Colfer has multi-book deal YORK (AP) — Chris Colfer is planning many return trips to the Land of Stories.eArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureEntertainment, 24 Nov 2014 12:01:38 GMTPortuguese ex-premier quizzed again in fraud case, Portugal (AP) — Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates is back in court for more questioning by a judge about suspected corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud.iBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsFraud and false statementsLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsPortugalLisbonWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 09:48:21 GMTChina holds out hope for Iran nuclear deal (AP) — Talks on Iran's nuclear program appeared likely to be extended beyond their midnight deadline Monday, but China's foreign minister said negotiators were still working on elements of a deal.iGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsChinaIranUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaMiddle EastNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 11:19:41 GMTGerman business confidence up after long decline (AP) — A closely-watched survey shows German business confidence rose in November, putting an end to six consecutive months of declines.fBusinessEconomyBusiness confidenceGermanyEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Nov 2014 09:54:41 GMTICYMI: Beckham's 1-handed grab; Pats-Pack on tap you have not seen the backward-falling, fingers-extended, one-handed grab made by New York Giants rookie Odell Beckham Jr., do yourself a favor and go search for the video on the web.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsSports transactionsProfessional footballSports businessFootball, 24 Nov 2014 08:43:26 GMTRio Olympic mascot is a yellow cat-like figure DE JANEIRO (AP) — A bright yellow cat-like figure is the mascot of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.STEPHEN WADEsSportsCatsParalympic GamesMammalsAnimalsEventsBrazilRio de JaneiroSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Nov 2014 10:29:29 GMTIraqi troops retake 2 towns in eastern province (AP) — Iraqi troops backed by Shiite militiamen and Kurdish security forces recaptured two towns seized previously by militants in an eastern province, said Iraqi officials on Monday, a new victory for Iraqi security forces in their attempt to regain areas lost to the militants.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 10:05:57 GMTSeahawks rebound vs. Cards; Pats improve to 9-2 Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks did some soul searching before their showdown with the Arizona Cardinals.The Associated PresssSportsProfessional footballFootballIllinoisJacksonvilleCincinnatiJacksonvilleSeattleTampaClevelandSan FranciscoHoustonDallasWashingtonUnited StatesNorth AmericaFloridaOhioTexasCalifornia, 24 Nov 2014 08:35:57 GMTSeattle gets back in division race beating Arizona (AP) — There was no point in the Seattle Seahawks disputing the obvious. If they were at all interested in challenging in the NFC West, getting a win over Arizona was an absolute.TIM BOOTHsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballSeattleArizonaWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:56:59 GMTSwiss museum will accept Gurlitt art trove (AP) — A Swiss museum agreed on Monday to accept a priceless collection of long-hidden art bequeathed to it by German collector Cornelius Gurlitt, but said it will work with German officials to ensure any pieces looted by the Nazis from Jewish owners are returned.KIRSTEN GRIESHABERiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsArt museumsMuseumsNazismVisual artsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelGovernment and politicsBerlinGermanySwitzerlandBernWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 11:02:07 GMTUK outlines new counterterrorism measures (AP) — U.K. authorities are outlining a new set of counterterrorism measures, including a ban on insurance companies reimbursing ransom payments.iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 09:42:41 GMTBears rally for 21-13 victory over Buccaneers (AP) — That awkward little return for Lovie Smith is over. Next up for the Chicago Bears is a much bigger challenge.JAY COHENsSportsProfessional footballFootballChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:57:23 GMTThai editor sentenced to jail for defaming king (AP) — A military court in junta-ruled Thailand sentenced a Web editor to 4 1/2 years in jail Monday for publishing an article five years ago that it said defamed the nation's king.TODD PITMANiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeMilitary legal affairsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsThailandSoutheast AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 10:51:46 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairs, 24 Nov 2014 11:04:21 GMTDiplomats speak of progress, next round December (AP) — The U.S. and Iran are making last-minute progress at nuclear talks but will need to extend negotiations to next month, Western diplomats said Monday.MATTHEW LEEGEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsInternational relationsDiplomacyGovernment and politicsTehranIranUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 11:53:48 GMTHoyer recovers, leads Browns past Falcons, 26-24 (AP) — Brian Hoyer didn't have the demeanor of a quarterback who just led his team to a last-second victory.CHARLES ODUMsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:48:03 GMTSoviet hockey coach Tikhonov dies at 84 (AP) — Viktor Tikhonov, the Soviet hockey coach whose teams won three Olympic gold medals but fell to the United States in the "Miracle on Ice," died after a long illness. He was 84.sSportsCoachingHockeyObituariesWinter Olympic gamesCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentOlympic gamesEventsProfessional hockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 11:02:47 GMTChurch: Papal visit not part of Sri Lanka politics, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's Roman Catholic church said that Pope Francis' visit in January should not be politicized and that images of him should be removed from presidential election billboards.iGeneral newsChristianityBuddhismReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesSri LankaSouth AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 11:18:25 GMTGlobal stocks gain after China rate cut (AP) — Asian stocks rose Monday after China's surprise interest rate cut as investors looked ahead to European inflation data due out this week and an OPEC meeting to discuss oil production levels.JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyCurrency marketsOPEC MeetingsFinancial marketsEventsStock marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesOil and gas industryEnergy industryEuropeChinaBeijingEast AsiaSoutheast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 09:22:17 GMTBroncos rally for 39-36 win over Dolphins (AP) — Demaryius Thomas came up 13 yards short in his bid to tie Calvin Johnson's NFL record of eight straight 100-yard games.ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional footballAthlete healthFootballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:47:24 GMTAfghan official: suicide attack toll at least 50, Afghanistan (AP) — The death toll in Afghanistan's deadliest insurgent attack this year has risen to at least 50, with 63 wounded, many of them children, officials said on Monday, as NATO confirmed that two of its service members were killed in an insurgent attack.LYNNE O'DONNELLiGeneral newsWar casualtiesBombingsWar and unrestPoliceTerrorismLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 08:45:29 GMTRio mascots represent Brazil's animal, plant life DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro has chosen the animal and plant life of Brazil as the inspiration for the mascots of the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics.STEPHEN WADEsSportsParalympic GamesEventsBrazilRio de JaneiroSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Nov 2014 10:17:01 GMTIndiana high school honors Hill for cancer fight, Ind. (AP) — College basketball player Lauren Hill's Indiana high school retired her jersey number in honor of her inspirational fight to continue playing despite having brain cancer.aGeneral newsSportsHigh school basketballHigh school sportsBasketballWomen's basketballWomen's sportsIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 12:00:51 GMTGilchrist's interception saves Chargers' 27-24 win DIEGO (AP) — Marcus Gilchrist was in position to make the final big play in a game full of crazy twists and turns.BERNIE WILSONsSportsProfessional footballFootballSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 09:39:45 GMT2nd Czech government minister targeted with poison (AP) — An envelope mailed to the Czech Republic's finance minister contained poison, the second such case in a week, an official said Monday.iGeneral newsPoisoningDiseases and conditionsHealthGovernment and politicsCzech RepublicEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 11:28:48 GMTNATO says 2 service members killed in Afghanistan, Afghanistan (AP) — NATO says that two of its service members have been killed in an attack in eastern Afghanistan.iGeneral newsWar casualtiesWar and unrestAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 09:05:12 GMTRomo upstages Beckham, Cowboys beat Giants RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Game on the line, 80 yards away, three minutes to go and two timeouts.TOM CANAVANsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballPhiladelphiaNew JerseyPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 09:04:24 GMTUS looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak (AP) — The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.LAURAN NEERGAARDwHealthGovernment and politicsDisease outbreaksPublic healthInfectious diseasesEpidemicsDiseases and conditionsLegislatureGeneral newsLung diseaseUnited StatesGuineaLiberiaSierra LeoneWest AfricaUgandaSoutheast AsiaNorth AmericaAfricaEast AfricaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 09:17:16 GMTF1 champ Hamilton vows to go even faster next year DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — British driver Lewis Hamilton vows to race even faster next year when he defends his Formula One title.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneAbu DhabiUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 08:40:12 GMTChurch members each get $500 to do good for world (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.SHARON COHENaGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsEducation costsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleAmmanJordanChicagoLa SalleMiddle EastIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 10:58:51 GMTDutch Ebola aid ship finishes West Africa tour, Liberia (AP) — The European Union says a Dutch aid ship is finishing its tour of the three West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola epidemic, docking in Liberia to deliver supplies including medical equipment.iGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsLiberiaWest AfricaMonroviaAfrica, 24 Nov 2014 10:32:04 GMTUS general: troops staying in Baltics through 2015, Lithuania (AP) — A top U.S. military commander in Europe says U.S. troops will remain in the three Baltic countries and Poland through next year or longer to "deter Russian aggression."iGeneral newsLithuaniaPolandUnited StatesEuropeRussiaEastern EuropeNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 10:47:53 GMTObama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom (AP) — President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others.DARLENE SUPERVILLEwGovernment and politicsMusicLegislaturePolitical activismEntertainmentArts and entertainmentPolitical issuesUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:42:43 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 environmentChinaBeijingEast AsiaSouth China SeaSoutheast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 11:53:58 GMTGerman business confidence rises in November (AP) — A closely-watched survey shows German business confidence rose in November, putting an end to six consecutive months of declines.fBusinessEconomyBusiness confidenceEconomic growthGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 09:42:28 GMTFloods kill at least 17 in southern Morocco, Morocco (AP) — Morocco's government says heavy flooding in the south of the country has killed at least 17 people with a further 18 missing after heavy rains over the weekend.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherFloodsAccidents and disastersMissing personsMoroccoNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Nov 2014 09:44:02 GMTBelgian strike paralyzes Antwerp port (AP) — Trade unions have opened a month of intermittent strike action by paralyzing the port of Antwerp and slowing train traffic through much of Belgium.iBusinessGeneral newsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsAntwerpBelgiumWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 08:59:53 GMTSwiss museum says it will accept trove of priceless art bequeathed to it by German collector (AP) — Swiss museum says it will accept trove of priceless art bequeathed to it by German collector.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsArt museumsVisual artsMuseumsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 10:15:44 GMTBangladesh man gets death penalty for war crimes, Bangladesh (AP) — A special tribunal in Bangladesh on Monday sentenced a collaborator of the Pakistani army to death for his role in killings during Bangladesh's 1971 independence war.iGeneral newsWar crimesWar casualtiesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderWar and unrestViolent crimeCrimeGovernment and politicsBangladeshSouth AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 09:34:13 GMTSwiss museum deciding on Gurlitt art trove (AP) — A Swiss museum is preparing to announce whether it has decided to accept a priceless collection of long-hidden art bequeathed to it by German collector Cornelius Gurlitt.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsArt museumsMuseumsVisual artsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelBerlinGermanySwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 08:38:40 GMTDalton helps Bengals to 22-13 win over Texans (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals aren't getting too excited about winning two straight games to remain atop the standings in the rugged AFC North.KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballTexasHoustonOhioCincinnatiUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:48:42 GMTAfghan official: Suicide attack toll at least 50, Afghanistan (AP) — The death toll in Afghanistan's deadliest insurgent attack this year has risen to at least 50, with 63 wounded, many of them children, officials said on Monday, as NATO confirmed that two of its service members were killed in an insurgent attack.LYNNE O'DONNELLiGeneral newsWar casualtiesBombingsWar and unrestPoliceTerrorismLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 09:20:16 GMTChina delays announcement of Sun Yang's doping ban (AP) — Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang served a three-month doping ban earlier this year, China's anti-doping agency disclosed Monday, in a case that raised questions over why the positive test was kept quiet for so long.CHRISTOPHER BODEENsSportsDopingAsian GamesSwimmingSummer Olympic gamesDoping regulationsEventsAquaticsOlympic gamesChinaSouth KoreaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 11:44:05 GMTMonumental mess: Rome's mayor getting thumbs down (AP) — Pigs root through garbage piling up in a working class neighborhood. City buses improvise routes on streets clogged with triple-parked cars. On rainy days, muck-choked sewers make crossing the road a Herculean labor.FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsMass transit systemsPublic opinionGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsTransportationSocial affairsItalyRomeWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 10:59:29 GMTHuff, McCoy lead Eagles past Titans, 43-24 (AP) — LeSean McCoy cut and slashed, quickly hit the holes and looked like his old self running the ball.ROB MAADDIsSportsProfessional footballFootballPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:55:30 GMTHyde scores go-ahead TD, lifts 49ers past Redskins CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh is not about to get picky about wins, pretty or otherwise.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional footballAthlete healthFootballSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 08:56:06 GMT