FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Sep 2014 03:12:29 -0700Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on war (AP) — As far as Congress is concerned, President Barack Obama's Mideast war strategy isn't in the clear yet.BRADLEY KLAPPERDONNA CASSATAwGovernment and politicsLegislatureMilitant groupsWar and unrestMilitary and defenseForeign policyInternational relationsGeneral newsLegislationGovernment policyUnited StatesSyriaDistrict of ColumbiaMiddle EastIraqNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 07:29:57 GMTPolice find rifle carried by ambush suspect, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have had no confirmed sightings of the alleged gunman who is accused of a deadly ambush at a police barracks 10 days ago, but they say they have found an assault rifle he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail in the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods.KATHY MATHESONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 06:15:37 GMTErrani wins opener at inaugural Wuhan Open, China (AP) — Sara Errani reeled off the last six games of the match against Heather Watson of Britain to advance to the second round of the inaugural Wuhan Open with a 7-5, 6-4 victory Monday.The Associated PresssSportsWomen's tennisAthlete injuriesWomen's sportsTennisAthlete healthWuhanChinaHong KongEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 22 Sep 2014 07:52:23 GMTNadal withdraws from IPTL because of health DELHI (AP) — Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the inaugural International Premier Tennis League competition, citing health reasons.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 22 Sep 2014 08:31:07 GMTCardinals go to 3-0 with 23-14 victory over 49ers, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals were supposed to backslide with the loss of starting quarterback Carson Palmer.BOB BAUMsSportsProfessional footballFootballArizonaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 08:38:49 GMTEgypt militants claim blast near foreign ministry (AP) — An Egyptian militant group claimed responsibility for Sunday's bomb blast in a busy downtown Cairo street near the Foreign Ministry that killed two senior police officers and wounded several other policemen.MAAMOUN YOUSSEFiGeneral newsBombingsMilitant groupsWar and unrestInternational relationsTerrorismGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 22 Sep 2014 08:09:05 GMTSaints defense better in 20-9 win over Vikings ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints' defense was starting to look like a liability in coordinator Rob Ryan's second season.BRETT MARTELsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballNew OrleansMinnesotaLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 07:55:05 GMTAccused White House intruder to appear in court (AP) — The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have his initial appearance Monday in federal court.JESSICA GRESKOwGovernment and politicsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 07:17:03 GMTBell, Blount carry Steelers past Panthers 37-19, N.C. (AP) — Move over, Walter Abercrombie and Earnest Jackson.STEVE REEDsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballCharlotteNewtonNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 07:56:56 GMTSeahawks hold off Broncos 26-20 in overtime (AP) — For a coach that preaches fourth-quarter performance as one of his guiding team philosophies, Pete Carroll will cringe looking back on what happened in the final 15 minutes Sunday.TIM BOOTHsSportsProfessional footballFootballSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 08:16:34 GMTWoman gives birth on California freeway shoulder, Calif. (AP) — Marine Corps veteran Bolivar Vilchez was terrified as he helped his wife deliver their daughter on the side of a Southern California freeway.aGeneral newsCaliforniaSanta AnaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 09:22:13 GMTChina, US, India push world carbon emissions up (AP) — Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gases.SETH BORENSTEINwScienceEnvironmental concernsAir qualityEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAtmospheric scienceEarth scienceClimateChinaIndiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaSouth AsiaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 08:46:01 GMTSouth Africa: Park staff arrested for poaching (AP) — A ranger and two other employees of South Africa's parks service were arrested on suspicion of rhino poaching in the country's flagship wildlife reserve, the agency said Monday.CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsAnimal poaching and smugglingRhinocerosEnvironmental concernsWildlifeArrestsCrimeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureMammalsAnimalsLaw and orderSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 22 Sep 2014 09:36:48 GMTCowboys, Eagles and Ravens pull off comebacks wins Romo and the Dallas Cowboys were big-time comeback kids in Week 3 of the NFL season.The Associated PresssSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional footballSports businessAthlete healthFootballNew YorkWisconsinKansasMissouriPennsylvaniaSeattlePhiladelphiaJacksonvilleWashingtonKansas CitySan FranciscoTexasDallasClevelandUnited StatesNorth AmericaFloridaCaliforniaOhio, 22 Sep 2014 08:42:41 GMTHong Kong students on strike in democracy battle KONG (AP) — Thousands of Hong Kong college and university students boycotted classes Monday to protest Beijing's decision to restrict electoral reforms, the start of a weeklong strike marking the latest phase in the battle for democracy in the southern Chinese city.KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDemocracyBoycottsStrikesEducationPolitical and civil unrestLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsHong KongChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Sep 2014 08:46:05 GMTTesco suspends execs over inflated profit report (AP) — Tesco, Britain's largest retailer by revenue, has suspended four executives and launched an accounting investigation after admitting that its half-year profit was overstated by 250 million pounds ($407 million).DANICA KIRKAfBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsProfessional servicesIndustriesConsumer products and servicesUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 10:02:15 GMTA's trying to hold on amid extended slump's only a week left in the regular season, which may seem like an eternity for the Oakland Athletics.NOAH TRISTERsSportsMLB PlayoffsProfessional baseballEventsBaseballMen's sportsOaklandSan FranciscoPhiladelphiaPittsburghKansas CityHoustonSt. LouisTexasNew York CityCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaMissouriNew York, 22 Sep 2014 09:06:43 GMTDel. authorities: Bus overturns, 2 dead, injuries CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two women killed in a tour bus crash in Delaware that left 48 others injured.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationInjuriesHealthNew CastleDelawareUnited StatesNorth AmericaTurkeyWilmingtonNew YorkIstanbulMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 10:04:54 GMTSome 130,000 Syrians reach Turkey, fleeing IS, Turkey (AP) — The number of Syrian refugees who have reached Turkey in the past four days after fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants now totals 130,000, Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday.iGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 08:31:40 GMTObama and immigration: High hopes, a mixed record (AP) — There were about 30, all Mexican nationals desperate to avoid deportations that would separate them from their families. Living in Illinois, they appealed for help from their new U.S. senator, Barack Obama.JIM KUHNHENNwGovernment and politicsHispanicsRace and ethnicityCampaignsImmigrationLegislationLegislatureSpecial interest groupsPolitical organizationsSocial issuesSocial affairsElectionsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 07:44:50 GMTCrews make progress on huge California wildfire FRANCISCO (AP) — Cooler, wet weather helped firefighters make progress on a huge Northern California wildfire that destroyed nearly three-dozen structures, forced the evacuation of more than 2,000 people and forced the cancellation of a sporting event because of the smoke.TERRY COLLINSaGeneral newsAccidents and disastersEvacuationsAir qualityFiresNatural disastersEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 07:24:54 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsMiddle EastSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Sep 2014 10:01:59 GMTNew Zealand leader wants flag vote held next year, New Zealand (AP) — Fresh off a big election win, New Zealand Prime Minster John Key said Monday that he wants the nation to vote next year on changing its flag.NICK PERRYiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNew ZealandUnited KingdomOceaniaWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 06:53:40 GMTTurnovers, Jennings, Manning lead Giants to win RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — When it comes to winning football games, Tom Coughlin isn't afraid to get out of his comfort zone.TOM CANAVANsSportsProfessional footballFootballTexasNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 07:54:06 GMTWhite House intruder expected to appear in court (AP) — The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have his initial appearance in federal court.wGovernment and politicsVeteransDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 07:10:55 GMTMan seen with missing UVa student being sought, Va. (AP) — Authorities were searching for a man believed to be the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving.aGeneral newsReckless endangermentMissing personsSearch and rescue effortsCrimeCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 09:05:29 GMTCourtroom cameras sought in theater shooting trial, Colo. (AP) — News organizations are asking a judge to allow one video camera and one still photographer in the courtroom during the Colorado theater shootings trial, but prosecutors and the defense object.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeProfessional organizationsLaw and orderSocial groups and organizationsSocial affairsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 08:38:49 GMTWho wins Senate control? Nov. 4 might not decide (AP) — A suspenseful election night is one thing, but what if it stretches out for a month? Or into next year?CHARLES BABINGTONpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElections2014 United States General ElectionLegislatureUnited States General ElectionElection recountsPolitical partiesEventsPolitical organizationsGeneral electionsUnited StatesLouisianaAlaskaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 08:50:04 GMTICYMI: NFL's off-field issues in news; QB catches will be plenty of NFL off-field news to talk about yet again over the coming week, when Commissioner Roger Goodell is supposed to meet with players' union leader DeMaurice Smith to discuss how to fix the league's personal-conduct policy.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootball, 22 Sep 2014 08:54:56 GMTNew Afghan leader to name woman to Supreme Court, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's new president-elect says he wants Afghan women represented at the highest levels of government, including on the Supreme Court.JASON STRAZIUSOiGeneral newsCabinetsGovernment and politicsVotingElectionsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryAfghanistanUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 08:59:32 GMTGroup: Tibetan student dies after self-immolation (AP) — A Tibetan student died last week after setting himself on fire, in the first such protest in five months, a London-based activist group said Monday.iGeneral newsPolitical activismPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsTibetBeijingChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Sep 2014 07:32:01 GMTGeorgia Southern runs like crazy but can pass, too Big Ten-record 644 yards on the ground against Bowling Green weren't enough to move Wisconsin to the top of the national rushing chart.ERIC OLSONsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballKentuckyColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 08:58:14 GMTSamsung may launch first Tizen phone in India, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co., which faces a slowdown in emerging market smartphone sales, will release its long-delayed Tizen-powered handset in India before the end of this year, a report said Monday.YOUKYUNG LEEhtBusinessTechnologyTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesMobile phonesConsumer electronicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsSouth KoreaSeoulIndiaEast AsiaAsiaSouth Asia, 22 Sep 2014 08:34:19 GMTBlair says airstrikes not enough to beat militants (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says airstrikes alone will not be enough to defeat Islamic State group militants.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 08:49:00 GMT"Cool" Joe Flacco rallies Ravens past Browns 23-21 (AP) — As the game got tighter and time started slipping away from the Ravens, quarterback Joe Flacco only got calmer.TOM WITHERSsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 07:53:07 GMTChina reveals cases of torture in police detention (AP) — Three police officers and four other people have been convicted of torturing suspects to obtain confessions, China's official state news agency reported, in a rare instance of prosecution of the practice.LOUISE WATTiGeneral newsActs of torturePolice brutalityCrimeLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceDrug-related crimeChinaHarbinBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Sep 2014 09:40:01 GMTSpanish priest with Ebola flown back to Madrid (AP) — A Spanish priest who was diagnosed with the Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone has been flown back to Spain and taken to a Madrid hospital.iGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthMadridSpainSierra LeoneWest AfricaWestern EuropeEuropeAfrica, 22 Sep 2014 07:33:08 GMTEagles prove nothing certain in NFL (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles are as unpredictable as possible.BARRY WILNERsSportsAthlete injuriesFootballAthlete healthProfessional footballPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 08:23:40 GMTFeds censure local police, yet give lethal weapons ANGELES (AP) — A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply for and get lethal weaponry.TAMI ABDOLLAHERIC TUCKERaGovernment and politicsCivil rights violationsPoliceHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGeneral newsSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseLos AngelesDistrict of ColumbiaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 08:53:45 GMTLate interception clinches Patriots' 16-9 win, Mass. (AP) — Coach Bill Belichick questioned a defensive pass interference penalty against his Patriots.HOWARD ULMANsSportsProfessional footballFootballMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 07:54:06 GMTPolish president swears in reshuffled government, Poland (AP) — The Polish president is swearing in a reshuffled government under new prime minister Ewa Kopacz.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolandEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 08:34:57 GMTTesco issues third profit warning of the year (AP) — Tesco, Britain's largest retailer by revenue, says it overstated expected half-year profit by 250 million pounds ($407 million) as it issued its third profit warning this year.fBusinessUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 08:34:29 GMTCowboys erase 21-point deficit, beat Rams 34-31 LOUIS (AP) — DeMarco Murray fell short of expectations, at least against the St. Louis Rams. For the fourth straight game, he lost a fumble, too.R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsProfessional footballFootballSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 08:52:20 GMTNASA's Maven spacecraft enters Mars orbit CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet's atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.MARCIA DUNNhtScienceSpace explorationPlanetsAerospace technologyAtmospheric scienceAstronomyIndustrial technologyTechnologyEarth scienceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessColoradoUnited StatesFloridaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 08:36:34 GMTWorld stock markets slip on China growth jitters (AP) — Stock markets fell Monday ahead of a preliminary manufacturing survey from China that might show renewed weakness in the world's second-largest economy.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsJapanEast AsiaChinaUnited StatesAsiaGreater ChinaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 08:18:26 GMTAffluence eludes poor crowding into Asian cities, Indonesia (AP) — Down a concrete path, between rail tracks that buzz with each approaching train and a river choked by plastic and raw sewage, Asih Binti Arif cradles her baby and reflects on dreams gone dark.ELAINE KURTENBACHMARGIE MASONiBusinessGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsIndonesiaMyanmarIndiaSoutheast AsiaYangonJakartaMumbaiAsiaSouth AsiaJava, 22 Sep 2014 09:03:18 GMTFiji's military ruler sworn in as elected leader, Fiji (AP) — Fiji's military ruler was sworn in as the South Pacific nation's elected leader Monday after results confirmed his big win in the first election since he led a coup eight years ago.NICK PERRYPITA LIGAIULAiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsVotingGovernment and politicsElectionsFijiSuvaOceania, 22 Sep 2014 07:24:56 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia Asian Games, a mini-Olympics for more than 10,000 athletes from 45 nations, kicked off Friday in Icheon, South Korea, with a lavish opening ceremony. Teams from the Far East to the Middle East are competing in 42 sports, including football and weightlifting, in which North Korea's Om Yun Chol beat his own world record to win gold in the men's 56-kilogram clean and jerk.The Associated PressaGeneral newsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsSportsGovernment and politicsJapanEast AsiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Sep 2014 07:35:36 GMTGerman employers struggle to find apprentices (AP) — It's lunchtime at Tauro and the restaurant staff are bustling to keep up with orders for marinated pork ribs, spinach-filled crepes and chicken breast with ricotta and pine kernels.FRANK JORDANSiBusinessGeneral newsLabor economyGovernment paySalary and benefitsVocational educationEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsCareersEducationSocial affairsPersonal careBeauty and fashionLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBerlinGermanyEuropeWestern Europe, 22 Sep 2014 08:25:55 GMTPakistan appoints new spy chief (AP) — Pakistan's army on Monday named a new chief to head the country's premier intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate, which is also known by its acronym ISI.iGeneral newsEspionageCrimePakistanSouth AsiaAsia, 22 Sep 2014 08:14:40 GMT