FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:52:32 -0800Mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b3d17e310db47b4a9ebcde0dd9e6184SYDNEY (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 orderAustraliaSydneyOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b3d17e310db47b4a9ebcde0dd9e6184Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:47:01 GMTFerrari appoints Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal of F1 team, replacing Marco Mattiacihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4835ed8aeb94483ca0f53a00532bcbbbMARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari appoints Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal of F1 team, replacing Marco Mattiaci.sSportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4835ed8aeb94483ca0f53a00532bcbbbMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:08:26 GMTUS judge to sentence reputed drug-lord lieutenanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba42d192acde4f49875fe63ba6f0c8e8CHICAGO (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 Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba42d192acde4f49875fe63ba6f0c8e8Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:51:53 GMTIn razing homes, Israel revives tough punishmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e824dc3324d4fbe9f79fdfb3bd992ceJERUSALEM (AP) — In razing family homes of Palestinian attackers, Israel is reviving a draconian punishment it largely halted a decade ago as ineffective and counterproductive.KARIN LAUBiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsReligious issuesReligionAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessJerusalemPalestinian territoriesIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e824dc3324d4fbe9f79fdfb3bd992ceMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:41:03 GMTChris Colfer has multi-book dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1331c1733a274f999b8f43711d0b87bfNEW YORK (AP) — Chris Colfer is planning many return trips to the Land of Stories.eArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1331c1733a274f999b8f43711d0b87bfMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:01:38 GMTUnited Technologies CEO retires, succeeded by CFOhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8c18ab4889f41c2a9b7239fe635b838HARTFORD, 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.aBusinessGeneral newsCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsMilitary and defensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8c18ab4889f41c2a9b7239fe635b838Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:36:08 GMTChina holds out hope for Iran nuclear dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3991aa92d31443289d6988c425eeb51VIENNA (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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3991aa92d31443289d6988c425eeb51Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:19:41 GMTFatal California bus crash is vehicle's 2nd of dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02e6740ee83042429320a150384189e5REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus drifted off a Northern California interstate and crashed onto its roof, killing a 33-year-old man and injuring 30 others in the vehicle's second collision in a day, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCaliforniaFresnoReddingRed BluffUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02e6740ee83042429320a150384189e5Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:36:53 GMTNew Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58b03dcc307f4e49978b6d0185aa119cALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The scramble to get everything ready for the launch of the world's first commercial flights from Spaceport America came to a screeching halt nearly a month ago when Virgin Galactic's spaceship broke up over the California desert during a test flight.SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANtTravelLifestyleState legislatureGovernment and politicsLegislatureState governmentsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58b03dcc307f4e49978b6d0185aa119cMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:42:28 GMTIowa woman locked up after locked out of homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ceb9381fe65477da3d0771bb4ee187dIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Police say an Iowa woman who was locked out of her apartment has been locked up after officers who helped her regain entry found pot plants and drug paraphernalia inside.aOdditiesDrug-related crimeCrimeGeneral newsIowa CityIowaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ceb9381fe65477da3d0771bb4ee187dMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:07:33 GMTDiplomat: progress on Iran nuclear talks extensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a795ddd43c7e4510b5cb01ce7f4835f3VIENNA (AP) — Elements are falling into place for an agreement to allow talks on Iran's nuclear program to continue another seven months, a well-placed Western diplomat sais Monday.MATTHEW LEEGEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsInternational relationsDiplomacyGovernment and politicsTehranIranViennaUnited StatesMiddle EastAustriaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a795ddd43c7e4510b5cb01ce7f4835f3Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:07:07 GMTMurder charges added in KC shootings that killed 5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b913815e7a464829b0603a10559ffda4KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man suspected of killing five people in a south Kansas City neighborhood in September now faces five first-degree murder charges.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeKansas CityKansasMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b913815e7a464829b0603a10559ffda4Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:29:52 GMTDiplomat: Talks on Iranian nuclear program expected to be extended by 7 monthshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cd8f62c776f401ea72c68006029f2b2VIENNA (AP) — Diplomat: Talks on Iranian nuclear program expected to be extended by 7 months.iGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cd8f62c776f401ea72c68006029f2b2Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:57:07 GMTSeahawks rebound vs. Cards; Pats improve to 9-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cf73332259b4c8787507c3d4394385eRussell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks did some soul searching before their showdown with the Arizona Cardinals.The Associated PresssSportsProfessional footballFootballIllinoisJacksonvilleCincinnatiJacksonvilleSeattleTampaClevelandSan FranciscoHoustonDallasWashingtonUnited StatesNorth AmericaFloridaOhioTexasCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cf73332259b4c8787507c3d4394385eMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:23:53 GMTWynn show fuses fire, water for $3 millionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f153280d394460989f8e9511187963eLAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Las Vegas is pouring $3 million into a four-minute fire and water display at its nearly 10-year-old Le Reve - The Dream show.tTravelLifestyleLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f153280d394460989f8e9511187963eMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:27:36 GMTUN labor organization sees dark picture for Greecehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3b7b6bc5a1143c29c9fa001e258743cATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece may be exiting a cruel six-year recession, but it will take at least 20 years for employment to regain pre-crisis levels without concerted action, the United Nations' labor organization says.iBusinessGeneral newsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3b7b6bc5a1143c29c9fa001e258743cMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:07:15 GMTOhio museum to temporarily close galleryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6333dacd6e954f01a5c7609caf8b1bccDAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Construction on a new building at the Air Force museum in southwest Ohio will force temporary closure of the museum's Missile and Space Gallery.tTravelLifestyleMuseumsAir travelRecreation and leisureLeisure travelOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6333dacd6e954f01a5c7609caf8b1bccMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:31:11 GMTSwiss museum will accept Gurlitt art trovehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d412b02453f84a5e878b1936bf26121fBERLIN (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 EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d412b02453f84a5e878b1936bf26121fMon, 24 Nov 2014 11:02:07 GMTSting tries to help his ailing Broadway musicalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a50eb7bbcd64db0965e5385ac30a30fNEW YORK (AP) — Sting is hoping his star power can plug up a leaky ship.MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentMusicPerforming artsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a50eb7bbcd64db0965e5385ac30a30fMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:06:12 GMT10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1694565f457413290637fc21ac3ae8dYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1694565f457413290637fc21ac3ae8dMon, 24 Nov 2014 11:04:21 GMTDiplomats speak of progress, next round Decemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2fb1d9ae7704ac4b8c2528eace237fdVIENNA (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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2fb1d9ae7704ac4b8c2528eace237fdMon, 24 Nov 2014 11:53:48 GMTLincoln Library unveils new Lincoln exhibithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27aa5b00d4d442b593fe12e48a02a200SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield is opening a new exhibit on the 16th president.tTravelLifestyleMuseumsLibrariesRecreation and leisureLeisure travelEducationSocial affairsSpringfieldIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27aa5b00d4d442b593fe12e48a02a200Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:49:04 GMTReport: Jordan forcibly returns Syrian refugeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df0a6d742925408096132a3c8844a535BEIRUT (AP) — An international rights group says Jordanian authorities have forcibly deported "vulnerable Syrian refugees," including wounded men and unaccompanied children. Jordan has denied the claim.iGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsSyriaJordanMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df0a6d742925408096132a3c8844a535Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:23:10 GMTSoviet hockey coach Tikhonov dies at 84http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/710d1d0192014b8d9dfa1b59aecac90cMOSCOW (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 EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/710d1d0192014b8d9dfa1b59aecac90cMon, 24 Nov 2014 11:02:47 GMTReview: 3 cheap smartphones to considerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96c67c52cbdf41f09eacbd27b268edbfNEW YORK (AP) — The cheapest smartphones don't have all the gizmos of Apple or Samsung models, but I'm impressed by how many features you do get for roughly a third of the price.ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsLifestylePersonal financeTechnologyConsumer electronicsMobile phoneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96c67c52cbdf41f09eacbd27b268edbfMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:36:36 GMTChurch: Papal visit not part of Sri Lanka politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/837d78e75f6747938dc9225798fab2c1COLOMBO, 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 AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/837d78e75f6747938dc9225798fab2c1Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:18:25 GMTIsrael minister: New law could break up governmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77877dbc09b341b4a3b2c72354f750f5JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's justice minister said Monday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insists on bringing a contentious nationality law to a parliamentary vote, it could mean the end of his government and the holding of early elections.PETER ENAViGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsLegislationReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesLocal governmentsLegislatureJerusalemPalestinian territoriesIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77877dbc09b341b4a3b2c72354f750f5Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:42:07 GMTVeteran journalist, educator Michael Shanahan dieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27f03fc0ac0d440193ff75fffa6a146eWASHINGTON (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.WILL LESTERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNewspapersJournalismSchool guidance counselingObituariesCampaignsNews mediaJournalistsMediaEducationSocial affairsElectionsProfessional footballFootballSportsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27f03fc0ac0d440193ff75fffa6a146eMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:45:31 GMTImage of Asia: Selling fire pots in the Himalayashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd828b70400a49a891b0a79a291ff690In this photo by Mukhtar Khan, a vendor sells kangris, or fire pots, on a cold morning in Srinagar, the main city in India's portion of Kashmir. A kangri is an age-old device for keeping warm, consisting of a decoratively woven wicker case housing an earthen pot in which charcoal is burned. Many families make their living making and selling kangris, which cost from $3 to $32 each, depending on quality. Kashmiris usually buy a new one each year, and visitors also buy them as souvenirs, along with the samovar, a traditional Kashmiri tea pot.The Associated PressaGeneral newsKashmirIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd828b70400a49a891b0a79a291ff690Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:57:11 GMTOne Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 AMAshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80680960502a499baf1ee9a2f11f307dOne Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories.MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAmerican Music AwardsAward showsEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80680960502a499baf1ee9a2f11f307dMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:16:36 GMTUncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9c8649d5fc64f8f812f2f406fbab6a0FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for Michael Brown.DAVID A. LIEBANDALE GROSSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisJefferson CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9c8649d5fc64f8f812f2f406fbab6a0Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:21:48 GMTFerrari names new team principal in latest shakeuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/613d0cc3ac1a4026bc002fa9925466f5MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari replaced Marco Mattiacci with Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal Monday in the latest shakeup to the struggling Formula One team.sSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingItalyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/613d0cc3ac1a4026bc002fa9925466f5Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:44:00 GMTRussian tourist arrested for vandalizing Colosseumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08a26bdb7bb145a49091376ee4c23cd0ROME (AP) — Italian authorities say a Russian tourist has been fined 20,000 euros ($25,000) for engraving a big letter 'K' on a wall of the Colosseum, the latest act of vandalism by tourists at the ancient structure.tTravelLifestyleArrestsVandalismLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeItalyRussiaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08a26bdb7bb145a49091376ee4c23cd0Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:44:48 GMTIndiana high school honors Hill for cancer fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9b0cd10ebb244f283b548e7d3409d3fLAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (AP) — College basketball player Lauren Hill's Indiana high school retired her jersey number this weekend in honor of her inspirational fight to continue playing despite having brain cancer.aGeneral newsSportsHigh school basketballHigh school sportsBasketballCharity fundraisingCancerWomen's basketballPhilanthropySocial affairsDiseases and conditionsHealthWomen's sportsIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9b0cd10ebb244f283b548e7d3409d3fMon, 24 Nov 2014 12:51:07 GMT2nd Czech government minister targeted with poisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b6b32900a644db4b22b68de0353484dPRAGUE (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 EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b6b32900a644db4b22b68de0353484dMon, 24 Nov 2014 11:28:48 GMTLiberia free of Ebola by Christmas, says presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e2340a608b042f7941214c5d97f820cMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president on Monday urged her countrymen to double their efforts to reach the government's goal of having zero new Ebola cases by Dec. 25, a target some experts have described as highly ambitious.JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEHiGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsLiberiaMonroviaWest AfricaSierra LeoneGuineaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e2340a608b042f7941214c5d97f820cMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:22:24 GMTUK: 'Severe' terror threat requires new powershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53cf7b615f574000926e16d840923d04LONDON (AP) — Britain's interior minister said Monday that the country faces its greatest-ever threat from terrorism, as she announced measures to control suspects, strengthen online scrutiny and prevent insurance companies from paying terrorist ransoms.JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsTerrorismLegislationWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsLegislatureUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53cf7b615f574000926e16d840923d04Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:29:16 GMTIran nuclear talks to be extended until Julyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a0bd19efe3e4f1a9bdde2bc412d06f7VIENNA (AP) — Nuclear negotiators have failed to meet a Monday deadline for a deal that would ease international concerns about Iran's atomic program and are poised to extend the negotiations for a comprehensive agreement until July 2015, diplomats said.MATTHEW LEEGEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsNuclear weaponsInternational agreementsInternational relationsDiplomacyGovernment and politicsWeapons of mass destructionForeign policyGovernment policyTehranIranViennaUnited StatesMiddle EastAustriaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a0bd19efe3e4f1a9bdde2bc412d06f7Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:40:14 GMTChina defends land reclamation in South China Seahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9c6fec266284fd0a9edc04ac0434747BEIJING (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 ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9c6fec266284fd0a9edc04ac0434747Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:53:58 GMTSpanish police arrest 4 priests in pedophile casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3016f285fea4a2ea87ef30d0faec637MADRID (AP) — Spain's interior minister says four priests have been arrested on suspicion of child sex abuse.iGeneral newsChristianityArrestsCriminal investigationsReligionSocial affairsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderCrimes against childrenReligious issuesSocial issuesSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3016f285fea4a2ea87ef30d0faec637Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:17:15 GMTHong Kong to clear more protest barricadeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74e1f1b693464660b16901f1362984dfHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities said they will remove some barricades Tuesday from part of a pro-democracy protest site in Mong Kok district, scene of previous violent confrontations with police and angry mobs.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74e1f1b693464660b16901f1362984dfMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:31:44 GMTGlobal stocks gain on China rate cut, German datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78690f658b5142bf8a7723ca93a29e84LONDON (AP) — Stocks rose on Monday as Asian markets got their first chance to react to China's surprise interest rate cut late Friday and thanks to an improvement in business confidence in Germany.The Associated PressiBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyCurrency marketsBusiness confidenceFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesEuropeGermanyChinaEast AsiaBeijingWestern EuropeGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78690f658b5142bf8a7723ca93a29e84Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:24:19 GMTReport: Leon Russell band's instruments stolenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/741e120598724f92a37c2281f7e3ac6cSAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police are investigating the theft of about $4,000 worth of instruments from the tour bus of Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Leon Russell's band.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentTheftCrimeGeneral newsSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/741e120598724f92a37c2281f7e3ac6cMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:40:13 GMTIsrael minister: new law could break up governmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f23fd2470c144c6b96c15516b0d68f24JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's justice minister says that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insists on bringing a contentious nationality law to a parliamentary vote, it could mean the end of his government and the holding of early elections.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIsraelMiddle EastPalestinian territoriesJerusalemWest Bankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f23fd2470c144c6b96c15516b0d68f24Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:30:29 GMTItalian doctor with Ebola returning for treatmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f42d4ca1d6b341e2a4e4aae07789635fMILAN (AP) — An Italian doctor who has been working in Sierra Leone has tested positive for the Ebola virus and is being transferred to Rome for treatment, the health ministry said Monday. It is Italy's first confirmed case of Ebola.iGeneral newsHealthEpidemicsDiagnosis and treatmentInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthItalySierra LeoneWestern EuropeEuropeWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f42d4ca1d6b341e2a4e4aae07789635fMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:32:17 GMTECB official calls for gov't action to help growthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/020baa0c1a7f481e8af5b1c5475debd4FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A member of the European Central Bank's rate-setting council has said monetary policy cannot boost long-term growth and called instead for reforms by governments to make the weak economy more investment-friendly.fBusinessFinancial servicesIndustriesGermanyEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/020baa0c1a7f481e8af5b1c5475debd4Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:33:36 GMTChina delays announcement of Sun Yang's doping banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb458b648012424eb01e198e32ff90f0BEIJING (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 BODEENsSportsDopingSports transactionsAsian GamesSwimmingSports governanceSummer Olympic gamesDoping regulationsSports businessEventsAquaticsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsOlympic gamesChinaSouth KoreaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb458b648012424eb01e198e32ff90f0Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:40:24 GMT'Today' looks to rebound from tough weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1719f66296754af6ad15f3592fbd047dNEW YORK (AP) — It's rarely a good sign when morning television hosts are painfully bantering about whether they are keeping their jobs.DAVID BAUDEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1719f66296754af6ad15f3592fbd047dMon, 24 Nov 2014 13:36:40 GMTThousands raised for men exonerated in '75 murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21fee9daa50f486cab9f0c5ed8494ea9CLEVELAND (AP) — Thousands of dollars have been raised to help two men who have been exonerated in a 1975 Cleveland slaying after decades in prison.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21fee9daa50f486cab9f0c5ed8494ea9Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:18:23 GMTMonumental mess: Rome's mayor getting thumbs downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6d5b182ccf44261bc1fe74f75da6782ROME (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 EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6d5b182ccf44261bc1fe74f75da6782Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:59:29 GMT