FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 15 Sep 2014 21:54:25 -0700New questions over abortion coverage in health law (AP) — A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010.RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARwHealthGovernment and politicsAccess to health careAbortionLegislatureLegislationHealth issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsWomen's healthIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsFinancial servicesIndustriesEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policy, 16 Sep 2014 03:02:10 GMTPapelbon suspended 7 games by MLB DIEGO (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon was suspended seven games and fined Monday night by Major League Baseball for making a lewd gesture and then bumping an umpire.sSportsSports transactionsBaseballSports governanceProfessional baseballSports businessMen's sports, 16 Sep 2014 02:28:12 GMTPrescription painkiller deaths up, but not as fast YORK (AP) — Overdose deaths from powerful painkillers are still rising in the U.S., but not like they used to — probably because of new restrictions on methadone, according to government scientists.MIKE STOBBEaBusinessHealthAddiction treatmentHealth statisticsDeath ratesDiagnosis and treatmentDemographicsSocial affairs, 16 Sep 2014 04:01:00 GMTJudge halts proceedings in child stabbing case, Wis. (AP) — A judge halted court proceedings Monday for one of two 12-year-old girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to please a fictional character called Slender Man while the girl undergoes a competency evaluation.TODD RICHMONDaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 02:00:23 GMTFoles leads Eagles to 30-27 win against Colts (AP) — Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night.MICHAEL MAROTsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 04:02:36 GMTEminem publishers sue New Zealand political party, New Zealand (AP) — The music publishers for American rapper Eminem are suing New Zealand's ruling political party over the music it used in a campaign commercial.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCampaignsGovernment and politicsPolitical organizationsPolitical partiesMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessElectionsNew ZealandOceania, 16 Sep 2014 04:45:07 GMTFacing death, Sudanese woman relied on her faith, N.H. (AP) — The Sudanese woman imprisoned for refusing to reject Christianity said in a televised interview airing Monday night that she was resolved to keep her faith even if it meant death.aGeneral newsIslamReligionChristianitySocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSudanManchesterNew HampshireMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricaUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 02:02:14 GMTBP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale, Alaska (AP) — BP Alaska, a major player in the state's oil industry, on Monday announced plans to lay off 275 employees and direct contractors early next year.BECKY BOHRERaBusinessGeneral newsLayoffsState legislaturePersonnelLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsAlaskaUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 01:56:02 GMTColts lead Eagles 7-3 after 1st quarter (AP) — Andrew Luck threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Ahmad Bradshaw to give the Indianapolis Colts a 7-3 lead over the Philadelphia Eagles after one quarter on Monday night.JIM JOHNSONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 01:20:38 GMTColts lead Eagles 17-6 at halftime (AP) — Andrew Luck threw for two touchdowns in the first half to help the Indianapolis Colts to a 17-6 halftime lead against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night.JIM JOHNSONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 02:08:20 GMTHunter, Cabrera homer in 9th; Tigers top Twins 8-6 (AP) — That large early lead was long gone for the Detroit Tigers. They saw Kansas City's comeback slowly unfolding on the out-of-town scoreboard.DAVE CAMPBELLsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMissouriKansasMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 04:48:27 GMTHurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula on Monday that leveled everything from ramshackle homes to luxury hotels and big box stores, leaving entire neighborhoods as disaster zones.ALBA MORA ROCAiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherHurricane Odile 2014Property damageStormsFloodsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersPower outagesAccommodationsEventsService outagesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAccidentsTravelLifestyleMexicoLa PazNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanBoliviaSouth America, 16 Sep 2014 02:17:07 GMTBurger King wants Hawaii needle lawsuit dismissed (AP) — Burger King wants to dismiss a lawsuit alleging there were needles in a sandwich after the former soldier who made the claim didn't attend a settlement conference.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessHawaiiUnited StatesHonoluluNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 00:59:24 GMTAlibaba raises IPO price range on strong demand YORK (AP) — Alibaba now plans to raise up to $25.03 billion in its upcoming IPO, making what was expected to be the biggest stock market debut even bigger.htBusinessTechnologyCorporate stockCorporate newsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 16 Sep 2014 02:18:42 GMTOdile slams Mexico's Baja California SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Odile weakened to a tropical storm Monday night after blazing a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula that leveled everything from ramshackle homes to luxury hotels, and left entire neighborhoods as disaster zones.ALBA MORA ROCAiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherHurricane Odile 2014StormsFloodsPower outagesAccidents and disastersNatural disastersAccommodationsEventsService outagesAccidentsTravelLifestyleMexicoLa PazNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanBoliviaSouth America, 16 Sep 2014 03:33:29 GMTDyson, Gore score in 9th as Royals beat White Sox CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 04:01:06 GMTOrioles beat Blue Jays 5-2, near AL East title (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles moved to the brink of claiming their first AL East title in 17 years, using a resilient pitching performance by Wei-Yin Chen to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Monday night.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBaltimoreTorontoMarylandUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 16 Sep 2014 02:28:50 GMTApple: U2 album accessed by 33 million users YORK (AP) — Apple Inc. says 33 million iTunes account holders have accessed U2's free album.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainment, 16 Sep 2014 01:20:30 GMTState Sen. Wright resigns after voter fraud case, Calif. (AP) — State Sen. Rod Wright submitted his resignation Monday after he was sentenced last week to three months in jail for lying about where he lived when he ran for office.JUDY LINaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsCampaign finance improprietiesPolitical resignationsFraud and false statementsLegal proceedingsVotingCrimeLegislatureCampaignsLaw and orderLos AngelesSacramentoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 01:00:35 GMTNats beat Braves 4-2 close in on NL East title (AP) — Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday night to move to the verge of the NL East title.CHARLES ODUMsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 02:32:44 GMTZobrist has RBI single in 9th, Rays beat Yankees PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Ben Zobrist hit a game-ending single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays over the New York Yankees 1-0 on Monday night.MARK DIDTLERsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityTampaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaFlorida, 16 Sep 2014 03:09:36 GMTRadisson suspends Minnesota Vikings sponsorship, Minnesota (AP) — The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas.aSportsSports transactionsSports sponsorshipCorporate sponsorshipSports businessProfessional footballFootballCorporate newsBusinessGeneral newsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 02:08:23 GMTMets rookie deGrom ties K mark; Marlins win 6-5 YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom overpowered the first eight Miami hitters, and all that stood between him and sole possession of a major league record was the opposing pitcher.MIKE FITZPATRICKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 04:10:33 GMTAltuve's big game lifts Astros over Indians 3-1 (AP) — Jose Altuve had three hits to give him 209 this season and drove in two runs, leading the Houston Astros to a 3-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 03:38:13 GMTDiamondbacks knock off Giants 6-2 (AP) — Mark Trumbo hit a grand slam and had five RBIs, Wade Miley pitched seven effective innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks sent the San Francisco Giants to their third straight loss, 6-2 Monday night.JOHN MARSHALLsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 16 Sep 2014 04:43:53 GMTEagles, Colts tied at 20 after 3 quarters (AP) — Darren Sproles and LeSean McCoy each had a touchdown run in the third quarter, helping the Philadelphia Eagles rally to a 20-20 tie with the Indianapolis Colts heading into the final period on Monday night.JIM JOHNSONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 03:05:28 GMTNorthern California wildfire burns 100 homes, Calif. (AP) — A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said.Associated PressaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleProperty damageFiresAccidents and disastersEvacuationsDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersMaterials industryIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 03:19:07 GMTRapper Common's father, Lonnie Lynn, dies at 71 ANGELES (AP) — Lonnie Lynn, known to hip-hop fans for his soulful spoken-word poems on rapper son Common's albums, has died.RYAN PEARSONaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentObituaries, 16 Sep 2014 04:40:29 GMTTyphoon hits southern China, heads to Vietnam (AP) — A typhoon struck China's southernmost island of Hainan on Tuesday, forcing the cancellation of dozens of flights as it headed northwest toward Vietnam.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsEvacuationsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersVietnamChinaSoutheast AsiaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 16 Sep 2014 04:34:51 GMTAfghanistan: Suicide bomber targets foreign convoy, Afghanistan (AP) — A police official in Kabul says that a suicide car bomber has targeted a foreign convoy just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the U.S. Embassy.iGeneral newsEmbassiesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsTerrorismWar and unrestAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 16 Sep 2014 04:07:45 GMTLava enters vacant lots in Big Island subdivision, Hawaii (AP) — Lava has begun moving over a vacant lot in a rural subdivision on Hawaii's Big Island.aGeneral newsScienceTravelLifestyleEvacuationsVolcanoesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 03:23:56 GMTUS to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola (AP) — The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic.JIM KUHNHENNwHealthGovernment and politicsDisease outbreaksMilitary affairsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGeneral newsPublic healthMilitary and defenseUnited StatesAfricaWest AfricaLiberiaNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 04:19:00 GMTHouse GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training (AP) — Lawmakers raced Monday to authorize an expanded mission to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels before heading back to the campaign trail, with House Republicans preparing legislation backing a central plank of President Barack Obama's strategy against the Islamic State group.BRADLEY KLAPPERDONNA CASSATAwGovernment and politicsLegislatureWar and unrestCivil warsLegislationTerrorismPolitical partiesReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGeneral newsPolitical organizationsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesSyriaMiddle EastIraqNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 02:25:31 GMTAlan Fadel wins in US Senior Amateur BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Qualifying medalist Alan Fadel beat Stephen Fox 1 up on Monday in the first round of the U.S. Senior Amateur.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfUnited StatesJacksonNorth AmericaTennessee, 16 Sep 2014 02:34:39 GMTFirst U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight (AP) — U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces near Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy fighters.LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsUnited StatesIraqBaghdadNorth AmericaMiddle East, 16 Sep 2014 01:27:05 GMTPhilippines' Mayon volcano showing signs of unrest, Philippines (AP) — One of the Philippines' most active volcanos is showing signs of heightened unrest and an eruption is possible within weeks, government scientists warned Tuesday.iGeneral newsVolcanoesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and naturePhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 16 Sep 2014 04:38:14 GMTDodgers ride 8-run inning to 11-3 win over Rockies (AP) — Pinch hitter Justin Turner ignited an eight-run sixth inning with a tiebreaking two-run double, and the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 11-3 on Monday night.PAT GRAHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthLos AngelesColoradoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 04:36:21 GMTRizzo's walk-off homer gives Cubs 1-0 win vs. Reds (AP) — Anthony Rizzo capped his return to the Cubs lineup with a walk-off home run in the ninth inning that gave Chicago a 1-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 03:13:50 GMTWhite House backs use of body cameras by police (AP) — Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution for bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said, weighing in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black man last month in Ferguson, Missouri.JOSH LEDERMANhtGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement technologyLaw enforcement agenciesTechnologyDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 01:49:32 GMTAsia stocks lower on caution over Fed meeting (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday as investors played it safe ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial servicesIndustriesScotlandJapanEast AsiaUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeAsia, 16 Sep 2014 03:51:40 GMTObama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa (AP) — Obama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa.wHealthGovernment and politicsMilitary affairsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsMilitary and defenseWest AfricaAfrica, 16 Sep 2014 04:01:05 GMTUN envoy warns Libya on brink of prolonged strife NATIONS (AP) — Rapidly deteriorating security and deepening political divisions have brought Libya "closer to the brink of protracted conflict and civil strife," the top U.N. envoy in the country warned on Monday.EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsDiplomacyWar and unrestGovernment and politicsInternational relationsLibyaMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 16 Sep 2014 02:18:33 GMTKerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State (AP) — As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the crisis, despite Washington's earlier opposition to Tehran even attending the conference.ELAINE GANLEYLARA JAKESiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsMilitant groupsWar and unrestCivil warsInternational relationsHumanitarian assistanceDiplomacyTehranBaghdadSyriaUnited StatesIranIraqMiddle EastFranceParisRussiaNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 16 Sep 2014 01:22:59 GMTWeakening Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — A weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushed up Mexico's Baja California Peninsula early Tuesday, dumping heavy rains that could bring dangerous flash floods and mudslides but also a potential boon to the drought-stricken region.ALBA MORA ROCAiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherHurricane Odile 2014StormsFloodsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersEventsAccidentsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 16 Sep 2014 04:08:03 GMT12 Nigerian troops sentenced to death for mutiny, Nigeria (AP) — Twelve soldiers fighting an Islamic insurgency in northeast Nigeria have been sentenced to death by firing squad for mutiny and attempted murder of their commanding officer.BASHIR ADIGUNMICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsWar and unrestCrimeRebellions and uprisingsMilitary legal affairsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsViolent crimeNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 16 Sep 2014 03:48:48 GMT10 Things to Know for Tuesday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainment, 16 Sep 2014 01:01:11 GMTCashner lifts Padres past Phillies, 1-0 DIEGO (AP) — Andrew Cashner pitched a two-hitter for his third career shutout and the San Diego Padres scored on Cody Asche's fielding error in the second inning Monday night to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0.JAY PARISsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 16 Sep 2014 04:43:42 GMTBlue Jays lose ground in 5-2 loss to Orioles (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays might have a chance to play a part in the clinching of the AL East title, although it isn't exactly the role they had in mind back in April.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsBaseballSports transactionsSports businessProfessional baseballMen's sportsTorontoBaltimoreOntarioCanadaNorth AmericaMarylandUnited States, 16 Sep 2014 03:47:01 GMT6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city, Ukraine (AP) — Shelling killed six people and wounded 15 others in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, the city council said Monday — the worst reported violence since a cease-fire between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian troops took effect on Sept. 5.LAURA MILLSiGeneral newsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsCease firesGovernment and politicsNational governmentsLocal governmentsUkraineCrimeaMoscowRussiaDonetskEuropeEastern Europe, 16 Sep 2014 02:23:31 GMTBrazil's indigenous seek out city, end up in slums DE JANEIRO (AP) — They huddle in a tight circle, shaking seed-filled maracas and shuffling in time to a rhythm that has pulsed through their tribes for generations. The dancers raise their voices in song, conjuring an ancient spirit that vibrates above the traffic roaring from a nearby expressway and the beat of funk music blasting from a neighbor's loudspeaker.JENNY BARCHFIELDiGeneral newsHorsesEnvironmental concernsMammalsAnimalsWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLand environmentBrazilRio de JaneiroSao PauloSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 16 Sep 2014 04:13:22 GMT