FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 20 Sep 2014 15:01:59 -0700Ebola burial team attacked in Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone (AP) — A police official says health workers in Sierra Leone have come under attack while trying to bury the bodies of five Ebola victims east of the capital.ROBBIE COREY-BOULETCLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYiGeneral newsHealthSportsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSierra LeoneWest AfricaAfrica, 20 Sep 2014 18:10:54 GMTAP PHOTOS: Refugees stream into Turkey from Syria, Turkey (AP) — Lugging sacks of belongings, hobbling on crutches, carrying children on their hip, more than 60,000 mostly Kurdish refugees in Syria have streamed across the dusty and barren border into Turkey, desperately seeking safety after Islamic State militants attacked their villages.The Associated PressiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 20:34:09 GMTFamily of man shot by police invite chief to rally, Calif. (AP) — The family of a Northern California man who was shot and killed by a police officer is scheduled to hold a rally and memorial, and the police chief has been invited to attend.aGeneral newsPoliceProtests and demonstrationsViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrest, 20 Sep 2014 20:15:40 GMTColorado officers take scores of cats from trailer, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say they have seized at least 69 cats from the deplorable conditions of a Brighton trailer.aGeneral newsCatsMammalsAnimalsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 21:53:51 GMTSierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effort, Sierra Leone (AP) — Some in Sierra Leone ran away from their homes Saturday and others clashed with health workers trying to bury dead Ebola victims as the country struggled through the second day of an unprecedented lockdown to combat the deadly disease.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYiGeneral newsHealthSportsDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthSierra LeoneFreetownWest AfricaAfrica, 20 Sep 2014 19:02:55 GMTHouse campaign committees sitting on $100M in bank (AP) — The two party committees tasked with electing House members are sitting on a combined $100 million pile of cash, suggesting voters in the handful of competitive districts will face an onslaught of late political advertising.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsElections, 20 Sep 2014 21:03:46 GMT2 adults, 3 kids killed in Pennsylvania car crash, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two adults and three children have died in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 21:39:09 GMTDiplomats: Iran receptive to new nuke proposal NATIONS (AP) — With Iran refusing U.S. demands that it gut its uranium enrichment program, the two sides are now discussing a new proposal that would leave much of Tehran's enriching machines in place but disconnected from feeds of uranium, diplomats told The Associated Press Saturday.GEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsNuclear weaponsInternational relationsUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingGovernment and politicsLegislatureDiplomacyWeapons of mass destructionForeign policyGovernment policyEventsTehranUnited StatesIranMiddle EastNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:10:38 GMTLuiten leads Welsh Open by 2 shots, Wales (AP) — Joost Luiten birdied three of his closing four holes in a 6-under 65 at the Wales Open on Saturday to take a two-shot lead.sSportsRyder CupMen's sportsMen's golfGolfEventsWalesEuropeUnited KingdomWestern Europe, 20 Sep 2014 18:17:23 GMTYemen sets curfew as fighting roils capital, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsMilitant groupsMilitary facilitiesWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesIslamYemenSanaaMiddle East, 20 Sep 2014 20:02:53 GMTA look at American jihadis: Why do they fight? (AP) — A look at four Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight:DEB RIECHMANNwGovernment and politicsTerrorismMilitant groupsWar and unrestCivil warsCrimeIntelligence agenciesGeneral newsUnited StatesSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastRochesterRochesterNew YorkNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeMinnesota, 20 Sep 2014 21:27:27 GMTSierra Leone into massive Ebola isolation effort, Sierra Leone (AP) — Some residents ran from their homes in Sierra Leone to avoid being trapped during a three-day lockdown to contain the Ebola outbreak, a health worker said Saturday, a minor setback on the second day of a massive effort to confine 6 million people to their homes.ROBBIE COREY-BOULETCLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYiGeneral newsHealthSportsDisease outbreaksVolunteerismNon-governmental organizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleSocial affairsGovernment and politicsSierra LeoneFreetownWest AfricaAfrica, 20 Sep 2014 17:56:58 GMTState media: Suicide car bomber kills 3 in Lebanon (AP) — A suicide car bomber killed three people at a checkpoint manned by the Shiite Hezbollah militia in eastern Lebanon Saturday evening, the state-run news agency reported, in another sign that the war in Syria is spilling over into its eastern neighbor.DIAA HADIDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerrorismBombingsImprovised explosivesMediaSyriaLebanonMiddle East, 20 Sep 2014 21:44:21 GMTPolice taking precautions in ambush suspect search, Pa. (AP) — Authorities wearing bulletproof vests and carrying heavy rifles fanned out Saturday in the neighborhood around the home of a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper, exercising extreme caution as they combed a heavily wooded area for a suspect described as a self-taught survivalist.MICHAEL RUBINKAMMARC LEVYaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:12:01 GMTOculus unveils new prototype VR headset ANGELES (AP) — Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a consumer edition.DERRIK J. LANGhtBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:26:59 GMTKurdish fighters head to Syria to face militants (AP) — Hundreds of Kurdish fighters raced from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria on Saturday to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants. As the fighting raged, more than 60,000 mostly Kurdish refugees streamed across the dusty and barren border into Turkey, some hobbling on crutches as others lugged bulging sacks of belongings on their backs.DIAA HADIDSUZAN FRASERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesCivil warsMilitant groupsWar and unrestHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastIraqWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 19:24:48 GMTAP Interview: El-Sissi ready to back anti-IS fight (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi told The Associated Press on Saturday he is prepared to give whatever support is needed in the fight against the Islamic State group but called for a "comprehensive strategy" to tackle the roots of extremism across the region.HAMZA HENDAWIIAN PHILLIPSLEE KEATHiGeneral newsMilitant groupsProtests and demonstrationsWar and unrestCrimeCivil warsPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsEgyptMiddle EastIraqNorth AfricaAfrica, 20 Sep 2014 18:10:15 GMTTense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days, Pa. (AP) — The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an eighth day Saturday as police appeared to have narrowed their search, largely shutting down the area where he lived with his parents but leaving neighbors with few answers about what's going on just outside their front doors.MARC LEVYMARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeDocumentariesEntertainmentArts and entertainmentStroudsburgPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 20:12:11 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news shows (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 20 Sep 2014 19:42:44 GMTTeams assess damage as California wildfire burns PINES, Calif. (AP) — Assessment teams hope to get an idea Saturday of just how many structures have been damaged or destroyed by a massive wildfire that threatens thousands of homes in Northern California.Associated PressaGeneral newsAccidents and disastersProperty damageFiresNatural disastersCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 18:48:01 GMTSecond man arrested trying to enter White House (AP) — A man who drove up to a White House gate and refused to leave was arrested on Saturday, the Secret Service said, less than 24 hours after another man jumped the fence and made it all the way into the presidential residence before being apprehended. The president and first family were not at home.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsArrestsLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeDistrict of ColumbiaTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 21:59:21 GMTS. Sudan mediators condemns renewed fighting ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Mediators of the conflict in South Sudan say there is renewed fighting there between government and rebel troops.iGeneral newsInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsDiplomacySouth SudanEthiopiaEast AfricaNorth AfricaAfricaSudanMiddle East, 20 Sep 2014 20:48:02 GMTNo. 11 Michigan State smashes E Michigan 73-14 LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Connor Cook threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score as No. 11 Michigan State scored the third-most points in program history, smashing Eastern Michigan 73-14 on Saturday.JACK EBLINGsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:44:19 GMTNATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire 'in name only', Lithuania (AP) — NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "cease-fire in name only," and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border Russia has made it nearly impossible to determine how many of its troops are operating inside Ukraine.ROBERT BURNSiGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsWar and unrestCease firesMilitary leadershipArmed forcesInternational relationsGeneral newsMilitary and defenseCrimeaRussiaUkraineLithuaniaUnited StatesAfghanistanVilniusEuropeEastern EuropeNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsia, 20 Sep 2014 21:44:26 GMTYemen authorities declare curfew in parts of capital after rebels claim TV building, Yemen (AP) — Yemen authorities declare curfew in parts of capital after rebels claim TV building.iGeneral newsYemenSanaaMiddle East, 20 Sep 2014 19:12:36 GMT2-day iHeartRadio festival kicks off on Las Vegas VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift didn't divulge any more new secrets about her forthcoming album when she took the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, but the crowd's enthusiasm about her bouncy new single, "Shake it Off," seems to bode well for the new record.MICHELLE RINDELSeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:49:39 GMTEx-Utah teacher to trial on student sex charges, Utah (AP) — A 35-year-old former Utah high school teacher accused of having sexual relationships with two of her former students has been ordered to stand trial on additional charges of rape and forcible sodomy.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 20:56:48 GMTTigers win appeal, top KC to boost AL Central lead CITY, Mo. (AP) — Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers won their appeal on a wild play, and Joe Nathan escaped a ninth-inning jam to hold off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Saturday and boost their AL Central lead.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 21:27:45 GMTCity cites drought, sinks LA water slide proposal ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles city officials have pulled the plug on plans to temporarily transform a downtown street into a giant water slide because of drought.aGeneral newsAmusement and theme parksRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:52:30 GMTCorgi owners rally around slain Bellingham dog, Wash. (AP) — Corgi owners around the nation are rallying around a slain Bellingham dog, calling for the harshest penalty for the man charged with killing Molly, a Pembroke Welsh corgi.aGeneral newsAnimal crueltyDogsCrimeMammalsAnimalsWashingtonBellinghamUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:49:16 GMTInvestigators at loss to explain Air Algerie crash (AP) — Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie jet in July that killed all 116 people on board say they have no solid leads on the cause of the accident.iBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFranceAlgeriaMaliWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AfricaAfricaWest Africa, 20 Sep 2014 18:19:19 GMTJailed Venezuelan police chief freed, Venezuela (AP) — A former Caracas police chief whose decade-long imprisonment had rallied Venezuela's opposition has been released from jail on humanitarian grounds to continue serving a 30-year sentence at home.JORGE RUEDAiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsCrimePoliceGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryVenezuelaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 20 Sep 2014 18:33:49 GMTDesigners go for the flow at Milan Fashion Week (AP) — Milan designers are making a nonbinding treaty with women.BY COLLEEN BARRYiGeneral newsLifestyleFashionBeauty and fashionMilan Fashion WeekFashion designFashion showsEventsArts and entertainmentEntertainmentMilanItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 19:13:32 GMTGeorgia's ex-president exiled in trendy NYC area YORK (AP) — Georgia's former president is spending his self-imposed exile in one of New York City's hippest neighborhoods.aGeneral newsGeorgiaNew York CityNew YorkEastern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 18:17:58 GMTCoghlan HR leads Cubs over Dodgers, 8-7 (AP) — Chris Coghlan hit two homers, including the go-ahead two-run drive off Brian Wilson in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 on Saturday.ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisLos AngelesSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 20 Sep 2014 21:08:56 GMTPope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.RACHEL ZOLLaGeneral newsChristianityGays and lesbiansImmigrationReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesMarriageFamily issuesUnited StatesWashingtonSpokaneNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 20:26:16 GMTTour ship runs aground by NYC's Statue of Liberty YORK (AP) — A 120-foot-tall schooner ran aground and got stuck in shallow waters near the Statue of Liberty on Saturday afternoon, officials said. No injuries were reported and the 121 tourists on board were ferried in small boats to a lower Manhattan marina.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLeisure travelTravelLifestyleManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 20:41:05 GMTMore than 1K people search for missing UVa student, Va. (AP) — Nearly 1,000 volunteers, some driven by worry for the safety of their own families, fanned out from the University of Virginia campus Saturday to search for a sophomore who disappeared a week ago.ALAN SUDERMANaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMissing personsVolunteerismEducationSocial affairsCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 21:23:50 GMTAuthorities: 5 inmates escape from California jail, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Central California are on the hunt for five inmates who have escaped a correctional facility.aGeneral newsPrison breaksCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderCaliforniaMaderaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 20:44:08 GMTGOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east Kansas, Kansas (AP) — U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas is taking his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east in his campaign against independent candidate Greg Orman.THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureLegislatureVotingPolitical partiesState governmentsPolitical organizationsLawrenceKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 18:27:26 GMTSpain repatriates priest with Ebola from Africa (AP) — The Spanish government is preparing to repatriate a priest who has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus after working in Sierra Leone.iGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSpainAfricaSierra LeoneWest AfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 17:52:08 GMTNews Guide: Steyer writes $15M to his super PAC (AP) — The political parties, their campaign committees and some of their super PACs faced a Saturday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in August. Highlights from the filings:PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsElectionsLegislatureCampaigns2014 United States General ElectionPolitical partiesPolitical action committeesUnited States General ElectionEventsPolitical organizationsGeneral electionsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 21:05:31 GMTPolly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84 YORK (AP) — Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84.JAKE PEARSONaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentObituariesMoviesPerforming artsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 18:21:19 GMTAP Interview: El-Sissi, Egypt and the terror fight (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East.HAMZA HENDAWIIAN PHILLIPSLEE KEATHiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesCivil warsCrimeGovernment and politicsRadicalismSocial issuesSocial affairsEgyptMiddle EastLibyaIraqNorth AfricaSyriaUnited StatesAfricaNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 20:56:09 GMTTurkish hostages freed, but questions linger, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo.SUZAN FRASERRAPHAEL SATTERiGeneral newsHostage situationsMilitant groupsWar and unrestKidnappingGovernment and politicsDiplomacyNationalismCrimeInternational relationsTurkeyAnkaraUnited StatesMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 20:11:07 GMTAbril retains WBA lightweight title against Tatli (AP) — Richar Abril of Cuba retained his WBA lightweight title with a majority decision against hometown boxer Edis Tatli on Saturday.sSportsBoxing, 20 Sep 2014 21:45:59 GMTLast stretch of New York's High Line to open YORK (AP) — The last stretch of New York's High Line opens Sunday, completing one of the nation's most distinctive urban transformations: abandoned elevated rails that have been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees.VERENA DOBNIKaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 18:12:33 GMTMichel's 3 TDs lead No. 13 Georgia past Troy, 66-0, Ga. (AP) — Sony Michel ran for 155 yards and three touchdowns to highlight a big day for freshmen in No. 13 Georgia's 66-0 win over Troy on Saturday.CHARLES ODUMsSportsCollege footballAthlete injuriesCollege sportsFootballAthlete healthGeorgiaAthensUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:14:50 GMTSuspect in death of NFL star's son free on bond FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man charged in the killing of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall has been released on a $2 million bond.aGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeCrimeCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballSioux FallsSouth DakotaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 21:35:39 GMTRain falls on Baja's south tip as storm passes by CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Polo churned south of the Baja California Peninsula on Saturday, whipping up waves and swirling more rain onto residents still recovering from Hurricane Odile.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsHurricane Odile 2014Natural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsMexicoLa PazNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanBoliviaSouth America, 20 Sep 2014 21:35:50 GMT