FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Sep 2014 11:10:28 -0700Authorities: Islamic State group an online threat YORK (AP) — The latest issue of the digital magazine "Dabiq" features glossy photos of smiling militants from the Islamic State group, mutilated bodies on the battlefield and articles with titles such as, "There is No Life Without Jihad" and "Foley's Blood is on Obama's Hands."TOM HAYSaGeneral newsWar and unrestBomb threatsUnited StatesNew YorkRochesterSyriaMiddle EastNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:48:23 GMTPope in Albania urges Muslims to condemn extremism, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis called Sunday for Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who "pervert" religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held up the Balkan nation as a model for interfaith harmony for the rest of the world.LLAZAR SEMININICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsReligious strifeChristianityReligionInterfaith familiesWar and unrestRadicalismSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesFamily issuesGovernment and politicsAlbaniaEuropeTiranaEastern Europe, 21 Sep 2014 17:19:11 GMTWith Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know YORK (AP) — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history:KEN SWEEThtBusinessTechnologyCorporate stockCorporate newsChinaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:19:18 GMTScotland's leader: Voters 'tricked' in referendum (AP) — The debate over Scotland's future fizzled amid a bitter war of words Sunday, with the Scottish leader claiming his countrymen were "tricked" into rejecting independence in a referendum and Britain's three main political parties bickering over how to take political reform forward.SYLVIA HUIiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReferendumsElectionsUnited KingdomScotlandWalesEnglandLondonEdinburghWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 16:59:44 GMTKenya marks 1 year since Westgate mall attack, Kenya (AP) — Relatives of the dead, survivors and shop owners converged outside Nairobi's Westgate Mall on Sunday, lighting candles and laying flowers in memory of those killed a year ago when gunmen stormed the upscale mall.TOM ODULAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestKenyaNairobiSomaliaEast AfricaAfrica, 21 Sep 2014 17:37:59 GMTAttacks kill 10 people in Iraq (AP) — Bomb and mortar fire attacks killed ten people in Shiite areas in and around Baghdad on Sunday, as Iraqi security forces said they succeeded in breaking a siege on soldiers who had been surrounded by Islamic State militants west of Baghdad.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsBombingsBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 21 Sep 2014 14:18:38 GMTMore than a dozen dead horses found in barn FOREST, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a special unit that responds to animal abuse will handle a case involving more than a dozen dead and malnourished horses found in a Colorado barn.aGeneral newsAnimal crueltyCrimeColoradoColorado SpringsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 16:14:08 GMTThousands march in Moscow against Ukraine fighting (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched through central Moscow on Sunday to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia's alleged complicity in the conflict.NATALIYA VASILYEVAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestProtests and demonstrationsCease firesNationalismPolitical and civil unrestUkraineMoscowRussiaDonetskEastern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 15:15:50 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 BORENSTEINwBusinessScienceEnvironmental concernsAir qualityEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAtmospheric scienceEarth scienceClimateChinaIndiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaSouth AsiaNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:16:16 GMTNew Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret, Afghanistan (AP) — Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan's election commission named a new president on Sunday only hours after the two leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that names one of them as the country's new chief executive.JASON STRAZIUSORAHIM FAIEZiGeneral newsInternational agreementsCabinetsGovernment and politicsRun-off electionsVotingElectionsInternational relationsAfghanistanKabulUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:02:55 GMTNASA's Maven explorer arriving at Mars after year CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It's showtime at Mars.MARCIA DUNNhtGeneral newsSciencePlanetsAerospace technologyAtmospheric scienceAstronomyIndustrial technologyTechnologyEarth scienceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 14:14:48 GMTLast king of Nepal suffers heart attack, Nepal (AP) — The last king of Nepal is in stable condition in a hospital after suffering a heart attack, doctors said Sunday.iGeneral newsNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 21 Sep 2014 15:22:56 GMTUkraine says rebel attacks continue (AP) — A Ukrainian security official said Sunday that attacks by Russia-backed rebel fighters are continuing despite a cease-fire called for by both sides more than two weeks ago.iGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestCease firesDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsMoscowUkraineDonetskRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 13:57:56 GMTHuge Northern California wildfire keeps growing PINES, Calif. (AP) — As an expanding wildfire in Northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their homes, teams sought to find out how many structures had already been lost to the huge blaze, authorities said.Associated PressaGeneral newsProperty damageFiresAccidents and disastersNatural disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 15:39:45 GMTWhite House intruder identified as Army veteran (AP) — The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday.LOLITA C. BALDORJOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsArrestsVeteransLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeDistrict of ColumbiaIraqUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle East, 21 Sep 2014 17:26:56 GMTFacts, questions in fatal Ohio Wal-Mart shooting (AP) — A grand jury looking into the fatal shooting of a man by police in an Ohio Wal-Mart will have to sort out conflicting accounts to determine whether charges should be filed in a racially charged case that has drawn national attention.LISA CORNWELLaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderOhioDaytonCincinnatiUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 15:03:51 GMTYemen state media: prime minister resigns, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni state media announced the resignation of the country's prime minister Sunday but the president's office denied that it had received any such request, deepening a sense of uncertainty in the country following days of violence that have left more than 140 people dead and sent thousands fleeing their homes.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsPolitical resignationsWar and unrestDiplomacyMilitary facilitiesNational governmentsGovernment and politicsMediaInternational relationsMilitary and defenseYemenSanaaMiddle East, 21 Sep 2014 17:09:07 GMTFormer Titans kicker Bironas killed in car crash, Tenn. (AP) — Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL's most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36.sSportsSocial mediaAccidentsFootballAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationProfessional footballOnline mediaMediaMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 16:15:14 GMTSyria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000 KENDIRCILER, Turkey (AP) — The number of refugees seeking shelter in Turkey from the Islamic State group's advance across northern Syria has hit 100,000 in less than a week, an official said Sunday.DESMOND BUTLERSUZAN FRASERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman rights and civil libertiesFloodsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsAccidents and disastersTurkeyUnited KingdomSyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 14:58:11 GMTGerman families to sue Ukraine over MH17 crash (AP) — German relatives of three people killed in the downing of Malaysia Airline Flight 17 plan to sue Ukraine for negligence, a lawyer for the families said Sunday.FRANK JORDANSiBusinessGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationBerlinGermanyUkraineMalaysiaRussiaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeSoutheast AsiaAsia, 21 Sep 2014 13:57:56 GMTShip saves 55 migrants off Libya; several die (AP) — The Italian coast guard says a cargo ship has rescued at least 55 migrants from Libyan waters after their rubber dinghy capsized. They say several bodies were spotted in the sea and up to 30 people might be missing.iGeneral newsItalyLibyaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AfricaAfrica, 21 Sep 2014 17:47:51 GMTErdogan: Turkey won't give hostage release details, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish government won't reveal details of a covert operation that ensured the release of 49 people held hostage by the Islamic State group, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday.SUZAN FRASERiGeneral newsHostage situationsGovernment and politicsTurkeyIstanbulMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 15:28:44 GMTThousands fill NYC streets for climate march YORK (AP) — Demonstrators are making their way through Manhattan's streets as part of a series of global marches over climate change.aGeneral newsClimateEnvironment and natureNew York CityNew YorkManhattanUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 16:23:09 GMTJudge: Man in 9/11 airport hoax should be freed CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of creating a hoax that closed down a busy terminal at Kansas City International Airport on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks might go free without ever standing trial, after a federal judge recommended the court allow the mentally ill man to be released.BILL DRAPERaGeneral newsNational courtsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryMissouriKansas CityUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 16:49:42 GMTFrance charges 5 in Islamic State recruiting ring (AP) — French authorities have filed preliminary charges against five people, including a sister and brother, suspected of belonging to a ring specialized in recruiting young female fighters for the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeFranceMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 14:48:00 GMTUAW workers to vote on proposed Lear Corp contract, Ind. (AP) — Workers at a northwestern Indiana Lear Corp. plant that makes automotive seats are preparing to vote on a tentative agreement that ended a one-day strike.fBusinessProduction facilitiesStrikesCorporate newsGeneral newsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:26:23 GMTHamilton wins in Singapore, takes F1 title lead (AP) — For Nico Rosberg, early retirement from the Singapore Grand Prix was painful. Seeing his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton win the race and snatch back the championship lead was agonizing.CHRIS LINESsSportsAutomobilesFormula OneAutomobile racingProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessLifestyleSingaporeSoutheast AsiaAsia, 21 Sep 2014 16:53:54 GMTFormer Titans kicker Bironas killed in accident, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas died Saturday night after a car accident near his home, according to police.sSportsAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationProfessional footballFootballNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 14:22:19 GMTHopes dim for return of Philippine troops to Golan, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said he's been told security threats on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights are not expected to ease soon, dimming hopes that U.N. peacekeepers can be deployed back to the region in the near future.iGeneral newsTroop deploymentsWar and unrestArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsPhilippinesManilaSyriaIsraelMiddle EastSoutheast AsiaAsia, 21 Sep 2014 15:26:43 GMT9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect, Pa. (AP) — Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities have had no contact with the suspect they describe as a self-taught survivalist despite an intensive search that shut down the heavily wooded community where he lived with his parents.KATHY MATHESONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrime, 21 Sep 2014 16:52:30 GMT32 structures destroyed in California wildfire PINES, Calif. (AP) — Officials say nearly three-dozen structures have been destroyed in an expanding wildfire in Northern California.The Associated PressaGeneral newsProperty damageAccidents and disastersFiresNatural disastersArsonLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaSacramento, 21 Sep 2014 17:56:04 GMTGoffin wins 2nd career title at Moselle Open, France (AP) — Eighth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium served 10 aces and saved all four break points he faced to claim his second career title with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Joao Sousa of Portugal in the Moselle Open final on Sunday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 17:34:22 GMT2 al-Shabab suspects arrested in Frankfurt (AP) — German authorities have arrested two suspected members of the Somali-based extremist group al-Shabab after they landed at Frankfurt airport Saturday.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeGermanyFrankfurtEast AfricaWestern EuropeEuropeAfrica, 21 Sep 2014 16:04:41 GMTParis prison opens doors for Heritage Days (AP) — Paris' mythic La Sante prison opened its heavily guarded doors to visitors Sunday as part of the country's annual Heritage Days festival.iGeneral newsFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 15:38:46 GMTChinese town protests over trash incinerator (AP) — Residents of a town in southern China who oppose a planned trash incinerator have protested for a second weekend and the local government promised not to proceed without public approval.iBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsMunicipal governmentsEnvironment and naturePolitical and civil unrestLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 21 Sep 2014 15:28:40 GMTLuiten hangs on to win Wales Open by 1 shot, Wales (AP) — Joost Luiten overcame a shaky start to shoot a level-par 71 and hang on for a one-shot victory at the Wales Open on Sunday.sSportsRyder CupMen's sportsMen's golfGolfEventsWalesEuropeUnited KingdomWestern Europe, 21 Sep 2014 17:33:10 GMTRoadside bomb kills 2 policemen in Egypt's capital (AP) — A roadside bomb went off on Sunday on a busy downtown Cairo street near the Nile-side Egyptian Foreign Ministry, killing two senior policemen, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.HAMZA HENDAWIiGeneral newsBombingsWar casualtiesWar and unrestImprovised explosivesPrison breaksGovernment and politicsPoliceReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesEgyptCairoNile RiverMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 21 Sep 2014 14:35:55 GMTPolice: 4 kids killed in crash weren't restrained, Pa. (AP) — Four children killed in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania were not in booster seats or wearing seatbelts when the car in which they were traveling caused a high-speed, four-car crash, police said Sunday.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:19:10 GMTSierra Leone reaches final day of Ebola lockdown, Sierra Leone (AP) — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designed to combat the deadly Ebola disease, volunteers said.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYROBBIE COREY-BOULETiGeneral newsHealthPoisoningVolunteerismDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesSocial affairsSierra LeoneWest AfricaFreetownGuineaLiberiaAfrica, 21 Sep 2014 17:54:40 GMT'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M YORK (AP) — The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.JAKE COYLEaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainment, 21 Sep 2014 17:47:30 GMTArab states lag in media war against extremists, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As the Islamic State group battles across Syria and Iraq, pushing back larger armies and ruling over entire cities, it is also waging an increasingly sophisticated media campaign that has rallied disenfranchised youth and outpaced the sluggish efforts of Arab governments to stem its appeal.AYA BATRAWYiGeneral newsSocial mediaOnline mediaMilitant groupsWar and unrestDiplomacyGovernment and politicsTerrorismMediaHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsReligious issuesReligionInternational relationsDubaiEgyptSyriaMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaUnited StatesIraqUnited Arab EmiratesNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 15:52:47 GMTYemen state media: Prime minister resigns, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's prime minister resigned Sunday, the state news agency reported, following days of violence that left more than 140 dead and prompted thousands to flee their homes.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsPolitical resignationsWar and unrestNational governmentsGovernment and politicsMediaYemenSanaaMiddle East, 21 Sep 2014 15:32:08 GMTBackers seek expansion of civil rights death law, Ala. (AP) — There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million for police work and an army of federal agents to investigate unsolved killings from the civil rights era. Some deaths aren't even under review because of a quirk in the law.JAY REEVESaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsHuman rights and civil libertiesProtests and demonstrationsAfrican-AmericansLegal proceedingsVietnam WarCrimeGovernment and politicsViolent crimeLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislationLegislaturePolitical and civil unrestEventsJacksonMississippiAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 15:31:32 GMTClementi family become advocates after suicide BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Tyler Clementi's family could have stayed silent after he killed himself.SEAN CARLINaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansSuicidesSuicide preventionHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsMental healthHealthNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:15:47 GMTYemen state news agency says prime minister has resigned, Yemen (AP) — Yemen state news agency says prime minister has resigned.iGeneral newsPolitical resignationsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaMiddle East, 21 Sep 2014 15:10:50 GMTWinston returns, Florida State believes it's No. 1, Fla. (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston is back.KAREEM COPELANDsSportsCollege footballFootballCollege sportsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:52:36 GMTUS general: Arab nations need to help in Iraq, Croatia (AP) — The U.S.-led military campaign plan to retake Iraqi territory held by the Islamic State group calls for attacking the extremists from several directions simultaneously, and its success depends on getting more Arab help, the top American military officer said Sunday.ROBERT BURNSiGovernment and politicsWar and unrestArmed forcesGeneral newsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesIraqBaghdadSyriaCroatiaMiddle EastNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 15:43:53 GMTSome California wells run dry amid drought PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of domestic wells in California's drought-parched Central Valley farming region have run dry, leaving many residents to rely on donated bottles of drinking water to get by.SCOTT SMITHaGeneral newsRivers and streamsBeveragesFood and drinkLifestyleEnvironment and natureCaliforniaPortervilleUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:26:12 GMTThousands march in NYC, around globe over climate YORK (AP) — Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities around the world on Sunday to urge policy makers to take action on climate change.VERENA DOBNIKMICHAEL SISAKaGeneral newsEnvironmental policyClimateMunicipal governmentsNatural disastersEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsAccidents and disastersAustraliaNew York CityNew YorkLondonManhattanOceaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 18:08:38 GMTFighting resumes in Yemen's capital, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say heavy fighting has resumed in the capital, Sanaa, following days of violence that left more than 140 dead and prompted thousands to flee their homes.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestYemenSanaaMiddle East, 21 Sep 2014 14:01:31 GMT