FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Oct 2014 16:50:56 -0700Sheriff's spokeswoman says suspect in fatal shooting of California officer taken into custody, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's spokeswoman says suspect in fatal shooting of California officer taken into custody.aGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:06:22 GMTNews outlets seek access in football hazing case, N.J. (AP) — The Associated Press has joined other media organizations requesting access to juvenile court hearings for seven high school students charged in a football hazing investigation.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeHigh school footballSports mediaLegal proceedingsHigh school sportsFootballNews mediaLaw and orderCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationMediaNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:31:55 GMTFather of country star Reba McEntire dies, Okla. (AP) — The father of country music star Reba McEntire has died in Oklahoma.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentObituariesCelebrityOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 22:08:54 GMTPublic donations pay for Argentine national park AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentines have a new national park that is home to endangered species like jaguars and crowned solitary eagles, thanks to donations from the public to cover the initial cost.tTravelLifestyleNational parksEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLeisure travelArgentinaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Oct 2014 21:57:35 GMTJamie McMurray bests Chase drivers to win pole, Va. (AP) — Jamie McMurray bumped all eight of NASCAR's championship contenders with a surprising pole-winning run Friday at Martinsville Speedway.JENNA FRYERsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 22:49:20 GMTAfter attacks, Canada balances security, openness, Ontario (AP) — Canada treasures its image as an orderly, open society, a place where the seat of government welcomes weekly public yoga sessions on its front lawn beneath a monument called the Peace Tower.JENNIFER PELTZiGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSeptember 11 attacksLegislatureNational securityMilitary and defenseEventsOntarioCanadaQuebecOttawaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 22:49:36 GMTMalaysian officer back to face New Zealand charges, New Zealand (AP) — A Malaysian military officer was back in a New Zealand court to face sexual assault charges five months after he left the country under the protection of diplomatic immunity.iGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeNew ZealandWellingtonOceania, 24 Oct 2014 23:43:02 GMTPro soccer ref charged with fraud in NY, suspended PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A Major League Soccer referee has been accused of collecting New York unemployment benefits while working and has been suspended.aGeneral newsSportsFraud and false statementsMen's soccerProfessional soccerCrimeSoccerSports governanceArrestsMen's sportsLaw and orderWhite PlainsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 22:31:18 GMTFCC: Phone companies posted private info online (AP) — Two phone companies — TerraCom Inc. and YourTel America Inc. — unwittingly posted the Social Security numbers, driver's licenses and other sensitive data of up to 300,000 clients to the Internet, an investigation found, and federal regulators said Friday they plan to fine the companies.ANNE FLAHERTYhtBusinessPersonal financeGovernment and politicsComputer and data securityGovernment regulationsGovernment information leaksGovernment programsComputing and information technologyTechnologyPolitical issuesTelecommunicationsIndustriesEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment policy, 24 Oct 2014 21:52:36 GMT3 California sheriffs' deputies, bystander shot, Calif. (AP) — An assailant shot three sheriff's deputies in two neighboring Northern California counties on Friday, also shooting and wounding a bystander in an attempt to carjack a vehicle, sheriff's officials said.DON THOMPSONaGeneral newsCanyonsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeEnvironment and natureLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 21:31:11 GMTStumped doctor ordered cyanide test on dying woman (AP) — A physician who treated a 41-year-old neurologist after she suddenly collapsed said Friday that he ordered a test that eventually revealed a lethal amount of cyanide in her blood because he could find no other explanation for her sudden illness.JOE MANDAKaGeneral newsAccidents and disastersCrimeViolent crimeAccidentsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 21:29:21 GMTPolice: Student gunman died of self-inflicted shot, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state say the student who opened fire in a high school cafeteria died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.DOUG ESSERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationWashingtonUnited StatesNorth AmericaSeattle, 24 Oct 2014 21:43:31 GMTSacramento County Sheriff says officer shot by assailant has died, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento County Sheriff says officer shot by assailant has died.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 22:08:17 GMTHillary Clinton rallies women in New England (AP) — Facing an anxious electorate, Democrats are turning to Hillary Rodham Clinton to drum up support among female voters as polls suggest her party could be losing ground among women heading into next month's elections.KEN THOMASPHILIP MARCELOpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsMid-term electionsState governmentsUnited States Presidential ElectionPublic opinionPolitical partiesLegislatureNational electionsEventsSocial affairsPolitical organizationsBostonMassachusettsRhode IslandUnited StatesMaineNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 22:48:01 GMTNavajo election at standstill amid confusion (AP) — With their presidential election less than two weeks away, Navajo Nation officials are weighing how to proceed with a race that has become increasingly embroiled in confusion amid a debate involving the tribe's language.TERRY TANGaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionElectionsLegislationTribal governmentsNational electionsEventsLegislatureNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciary, 24 Oct 2014 22:42:46 GMTEgypt declares emergency in northern Sinai, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.ASHRAF SWEILAMMAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsMilitant groupsBombingsWar and unrestPolitical assassinationsTerrorismAssassinationsTerritorial disputesMunicipal governmentsArmed forcesEmergency managementImprovised explosivesLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptCairoIsraelMiddle EastGaza StripNile RiverNorth AfricaAfricaPalestinian territories, 24 Oct 2014 23:26:04 GMTJudge halts New Jersey's sports betting plan, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.DAVID PORTERaBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports bettingGamblingGambling laws and regulationsCollege sportsNational courtsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesSports businessRecreation and leisureLifestyleGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 22:04:21 GMTJoe Maddon exercises opt-out, won't return to Rays PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joe Maddon's highly successful run as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays is over.FRED GOODALLsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 22:46:51 GMTCook, Dawson share Champions Tour lead ANTONIO (AP) — John Cook and Marco Dawson shot 7-under 65 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the Champions Tour's AT&T Championship, the final full-field event of the season.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfTexasSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:41:10 GMTUN authorizes ship inspections for Somali charcoal NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council authorized the inspection of ships suspected of carrying highly prized charcoal from Somalia on Friday in a stepped-up effort to enforce a ban on charcoal exports and cut off a lucrative source of funding for the al-Qaida linked extremist group al-Shabab.EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsInternational tradeDiplomacyMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsEconomyBusinessInternational relationsForeign policyGovernment policyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeWar and unrestSomaliaAfricaEast Africa, 24 Oct 2014 22:03:42 GMTJury says castrated sex offender should be freed ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California jury on Friday found that a castrated sex offender who preyed on young girls should no longer be considered a sexually violent predator and is eligible for release.AMY TAXINaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeCrimes against childrenLaw and orderSanta AnaCaliforniaArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:29:04 GMTTed Bishop resigns as PGA president SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Ted Bishop was ousted Friday as president of the PGA of America over a sexist tweet and Facebook post directed at Ian Poulter.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfSocial mediaGolfRyder CupPolitical resignationsSports governanceMen's sportsOnline mediaMediaEventsGovernment and politicsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 22:49:25 GMTNY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others YORK (AP) — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine for all medical workers and other arriving travelers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa.MARILYNN MARCHIONEMIKE STOBBEaGeneral newsHealthState governmentsGovernment and politicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsNew YorkWest AfricaUnited StatesNew York CityGuineaAfricaSierra LeoneNew JerseyManhattanNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:00:18 GMTAttorney: NFL, Ravens not helping union Rice probe attorney leading the NFL players' union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case told The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens have not been cooperating.ROB MAADDIaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsSports governanceCriminal investigationsCrimeSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessLaw and orderProfessional footballFootball, 24 Oct 2014 23:04:45 GMTPost-game riots in Morgantown cost $45,000-plus, W.Va. (AP) — Riots that erupted after West Virginia University's win over Baylor are costing the city of Morgantown more than $45,000.aGeneral newsSportsFootballViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMorgantownWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 22:03:24 GMTBoston mayor vetoes $20,000 city council pay raise (AP) — Mayor Martin Walsh vetoed a $20,000 pay raise for Boston city councilors Friday, saying he wanted an independent analysis of how much the elected body should be paid.BOB SALSBERGaGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsGovernment payWages and salariesLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsGovernment business and financeBusinessLegislationLegislaturePersonnelBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 22:00:46 GMTOklahoma inmate attacks lawyer, then gets life, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma inmate was sentenced Friday to three life prison terms without parole in the killings of two girls and his fiancee, but his punishment was delayed about an hour because he attacked one of his defense attorneys with a razor blade.JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:35:31 GMTGoogle exec sets records with leap from near-space, N.M. (AP) — Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.htBusinessGeneral newsScienceSportsTechnologyRecord setting eventsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleRoswellNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:41:51 GMTVargas to take on Vogelsong in Game 4 of Series FRANCISCO (AP) — Even though Jason Vargas will be making his World Series debut for Kansas City in Game 4, the Fall Classic atmosphere in San Francisco will not be foreign to him.JOSH DUBOWsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 21:56:29 GMTCoric upsets Nadal to reach Swiss Indoors semis, Switzerland (AP) — Teenager Borna Coric upset second-seeded Rafael Nadal in straight sets Friday to reach the semifinals of the Swiss Indoors and announce himself as one of the rising stars of tennis.DANIELLA MATARsSportsTennisMen's tennisMen's sportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 21:59:25 GMTShipping company pleads guilty in molasses spill (AP) — A shipping company pleaded guilty plea Friday to criminal charges from a 1,400-ton molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor that killed more than 26,000 fish and other marine life, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000 in community service payments the company has agreed to pay.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaBusinessGeneral newsScienceSmall businessCorporate crimeCrimeNational courtsCorporate newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciary, 24 Oct 2014 22:05:50 GMTSuspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a second sheriff's deputy has died after being shot by a suspect who has now been apprehended for four shootings.DON THOMPSONaGeneral newsArrestsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderPrimary and secondary educationCanyonsEducationSocial affairsEnvironment and natureCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth AmericaAuburn, 24 Oct 2014 23:38:56 GMTEbola jitters for some _ but not all _ New Yorkers YORK (AP) — Traveling into Manhattan by subway from Brooklyn on Friday, the day after a New York doctor was diagnosed with Ebola, Dennis Johnson and his fiancee, Lian Robinson, were trying to be sensible about the odds of the disease spreading.JOCELYN NOVECKaGeneral newsHealthMunicipal governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNew YorkNew York CityManhattanBrooklynUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 22:37:51 GMTJohn Denver gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame ANGELES (AP) — Things are a little sunnier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame following the posthumous unveiling of a star for John Denver.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityHollywoodLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:26:44 GMTCockroach disrupts pest control chief's testimony (AP) — A cockroach embarrassed a Chicago official in charge of pest control when it took a stroll near him in full view of some aldermen, and its stunt just might have cost it and its buddies their lives.aGeneral newsOdditiesCockroachesInsectsAnimalsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 22:12:40 GMTEbola cases in New York and Mali fan travel fears (AP) — The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions Friday about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order.CONNIE CASSwGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsEpidemicsState governmentsTravel laws and regulationsMunicipal governmentsDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesPublic healthGovernment regulationsLocal governmentsWest AfricaUnited StatesMaliGuineaAfricaNew YorkNew York CityDallasNorth AmericaTexas, 24 Oct 2014 23:04:11 GMTPolice: 2 dead, including gunman, in school attack, Wash. (AP) — A student walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria on Friday and opened fire without shouting or arguing, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said.DOUG ESSERMARTHA BELLISLEaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:44:37 GMTLava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island (AP) — A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving officials a window of time to prepare.CATHY BUSSEWITZaGeneral newsScienceSportsTravelLifestyleVolcanoesEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:36:44 GMTRemains believed to be of missing Oklahoma teen, Ore. (AP) — Remains found by a hunter this month in sparsely populated southeast Oregon appear to be those of an Oklahoma teenager who went missing last year after telling his parents he wanted to test himself against the wilderness, like in the movie "Into The Wild."aGeneral newsMissing personsOklahomaOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:08:26 GMTJudge rules Oklahoma abortion law can take effect CITY (AP) — A new Oklahoma law that requires clinics to have a physician with admitting privileges at a nearby hospital present when abortions are performed can become law on Nov. 1, a judge ruled Friday.SEAN MURPHYaGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderGeneral newsLegislationLegislatureOklahomaOklahoma CityUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:15:30 GMTGunman in Canada attack complained about mosque, British Columbia (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday.RACHEL LA CORTEiGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestCrimeReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGovernment and politicsBritish ColumbiaVancouverCanadaOttawaMiddle EastNorth AmericaOntario, 24 Oct 2014 22:43:41 GMT3 California sheriffs' deputies shot, 1 dies, Calif. (AP) — An assailant shot and killed a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy and wounded two other deputies along with a bystander Friday during a series of shootings that spanned more than 30 miles through two California counties.DON THOMPSONaGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCaliforniaSacramentoAuburnUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 22:37:29 GMTRidesharing company Uber launches in Nevada VEGAS (AP) — Ridesharing company Uber launched in Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City on Friday after months of rumors that included recruitment posts on Craigslist and cryptic front-page newspaper advertisements, but the company faces a battle with the state's highly regulated and influential taxi industry.MICHELLE RINDELSaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessGovernment regulationsIndustry regulationConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGovernment and politicsGovernment business and financeLas VegasNevadaCarson CityRenoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:44:20 GMT4 dead during attempted Dominican prison break DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say at least four inmates died and two guards were injured during an attempted prison escape orchestrated by armed gunmen.iGeneral newsPrison breaksCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderViolent crimeDominican RepublicSanto DomingoCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Oct 2014 22:12:48 GMTNo verdict for Tsarnaev pal; jury returns Monday (AP) — A jury has ended deliberations for the week without a verdict in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv).aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsLaw and orderEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 21:53:03 GMTNY and NJ say they will require Ebola quarantines YORK (AP) — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine for all medical workers and other arriving travelers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa.MARILYNN MARCHIONEMIKE STOBBEaGeneral newsHealthState governmentsVolunteerismGovernment and politicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSocial affairsNew YorkAfricaWest AfricaUnited StatesNew York CityGuineaSierra LeoneNew JerseyManhattanBellevueNorth AmericaNebraska, 24 Oct 2014 22:20:11 GMTMormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church acknowledges in a new essay that founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men's wives during the faith's early polygamous days, a recognition of an unflattering part of its roots that historians have chronicled for years.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsChristianityReligious educationMarriageReligionSocial affairsEducationFamily issuesSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 21:58:28 GMTAP NewsAlert, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's spokeswoman says second California deputy shot by assailant has died.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:24:33 GMTRemains belong to missing Virginia student, Va. (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges against the suspect accused of abducting her.LARRY O'DELLHEIDI BROWNaGeneral newsMissing personsCollege soccerCriminal investigationsMen's soccerCrimeViolent crimeCollege sportsSportsSoccerLaw and orderMen's sportsVirginiaCharlottesvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 23:31:00 GMTMarathon suspect's lawyers again cite media leaks (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are complaining for a third time about media leaks they say are jeopardizing his right to a fair trial.DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsBoston Marathon bombingSports mediaCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesBombingsMediaLaw and orderEventsSportsGovernment and politicsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 21:32:50 GMT