FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Sep 2014 01:05:54 -0700Weaver helps Angels to 8-5 win over Rangers, Calif. (AP) — Jered Weaver earned his AL-leading 18th victory, Albert Pujols reached the 100-RBI mark with a two-run homer and Mike Trout also hit a two-run shot to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 8-5 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night.JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 04:22:17 GMTFranklin powers Rays to 3-1 win over White Sox PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nick Franklin hit his first home run with Tampa Bay and Chris Archer pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, leading the Rays to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 02:47:44 GMTDoug E Fresh highlights BET Hip-Hop awards (AP) — With a picture of his mother on a large screen behind him, Doug E Fresh struggled to complete his sentence. The rapper dubbed "The Human Beat Box" choked up and shed tears as he received the "I Am Hip-Hop Award" at the ninth BET Hip-Hop Awards on Saturday.JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAward showsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 02:11:45 GMTMississippi St. stuns No. 8 LSU, 34-29 ROUGE, La. (AP) — Dak Prescott's dynamism put a dent in the Death Valley mystique and helped Mississippi State end some long, frustrating streaks.BRETT MARTELsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballMississippiAlabamaLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 04:48:21 GMTGuatemala clash over development plans kills 8, Guatemala (AP) — An argument among villagers over plans to build a cement factory and a highway erupted into a battle with guns and machetes, killing at least eight people and wounding dozens, authorities said Saturday.SONIA PEREZ D.iGeneral newsGuatemalaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 21 Sep 2014 03:32:53 GMTAfghan presidential candidates to sign power deal, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two presidential candidates were set to a sign a power-sharing deal on national TV on Sunday, three months after a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of U.S. and foreign troops.JASON STRAZIUSORAHIM FAIEZiGeneral newsRun-off electionsGovernment and politicsVotingElectionsNational electionsAfghanistanKabulUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 07:17:14 GMTNo. 2 Oregon beats Washington St. 38-31, Wash. (AP) — Marcus Mariota threw for 329 yards and five touchdowns as No. 2 Oregon held off Washington State 38-31 on Saturday night in a matchup of two of the top offenses in the nation.NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballWashingtonOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 06:04:05 GMTGomes, Indians move up in playoff race, beat Twins (AP) — Yan Gomes homered and drove in four runs to help the Cleveland Indians advance in the AL wild-card race by beating the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on a rainy Saturday night.ADAM CZECHsSportsAthlete injuriesMLB PlayoffsAthlete healthEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 04:07:46 GMTRain falls on Baja's tip as storm passes to south CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Polo churned south of the Baja California Peninsula on Saturday night, whipping up waves along the shore and swirling more rain onto residents trying to recover from the damage inflicted by Hurricane Odile.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherHurricane Odile 2014StormsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersCoastlines and beachesEventsEnvironment and natureMexicoLa PazNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanBoliviaSouth America, 21 Sep 2014 03:22:07 GMTLions cut Ogletree, call up Seisay PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have released wide receiver Kevin Ogletree and signed cornerback Mohammed Seisay off the practice squad.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 03:17:19 GMTNo. 2 Oregon holds off Washington State, 38-31, Wash. (AP) — Oregon coach Mark Helfrich had one word to describe Marcus Mariota's play against Washington State: "Ridiculous."NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballWashingtonOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 07:09:44 GMTNASA's Maven explorer arriving at Mars after year CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It's show time at Mars.MARCIA DUNNhtGeneral newsSciencePlanetsAerospace technologyAtmospheric scienceAstronomyIndustrial technologyTechnologyEarth scienceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 07:55:03 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 07:41:26 GMTGolf Capsules, Ala. (AP) — South Korea's Mi Jung Hur birdied four of the last eight holes Saturday for a 5-under 67 and a share of the lead with South Africa's Paula Reto in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.The Associated PresssSportsMen's golfGolfWomen's golfMen's sportsWomen's sportsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessAlabamaHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 02:40:47 GMTG-20 says close to goal of $2 trillion in growth (AP) — Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies said on Sunday they are close to reaching their goal of boosting world GDP by more than $2 trillion over the next five years, and will focus on infrastructure investment to help reach the target.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic outlookEconomySummitsHockeyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsSportsAustraliaSydneyEast AsiaOceaniaAsia, 21 Sep 2014 04:57:23 GMTToday in History is Sunday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2014. There are 101 days left in the year.The Associated PressaAccidents and disastersLegislatureGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNFL footballProfessional footballFootballSportsOsloCaribbeanNorwayWestern EuropeEuropeLatin America and Caribbean, 21 Sep 2014 04:00:14 GMTNiese, Mets keep Atlanta on the skids (AP) — The slumping Atlanta Braves were shut down by Jonathon Niese and lost 4-2 to the New York Mets on Saturday night, damaging their flickering playoff hopes.GEORGE HENRYsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaNew York CityGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 21 Sep 2014 02:38:59 GMTSprint car driver Scott Semmelmann killed in wreck during practice at Wisconsin dirt track DAM, Wis. (AP) — Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann killed in wreck during practice at Wisconsin dirt track.sSportsAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationBeaver DamWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 03:07:31 GMTCards hit 3 HRs, top Reds, move closer to playoffs LOUIS (AP) — It didn't take Tony Cruz long to consider all of his home runs and rank his latest.JASON L. YOUNGsSportsMLB PlayoffsEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 03:42:27 GMTNo. 4 Oklahoma beats West Virginia 45-33, W.Va. (AP) — All that strength work is paying dividends for Oklahoma's bruising Samaje Perine.JOHN RABYsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOklahomaVirginiaWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 04:37:33 GMTSuspect surrenders in Idaho reservation standoff, Idaho (AP) — An armed man surrendered Saturday night following an 18-hour standoff on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in southeast Idaho, authorities said.aGeneral newsNative AmericansIdahoPocatelloUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 04:40:16 GMTSpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear CANAVERAL (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit.MARCIA DUNNhtBusinessScienceTechnologySpace launchesSpace exploration3-D technologyGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesEntertainment and media technologyPlanetsAstronomyIndustrial products and servicesRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 07:49:05 GMTMan barricaded in home on tribe's reservation man believed to have weapons has barricaded himself in a home on the Fort Hall Reservation in southeast Idaho, Shoshone-Bannock Tribal officials said Saturday.LISA BAUMANNaGeneral newsIdahoUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 02:31:46 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, 21 Sep 2014 04:32:44 GMTCalifornia authorities catch 4 of 5 jail escapees FRANCISCO (AP) — Four of five inmates were caught Saturday night, a day after their escape from a central California jail, authorities said. The fifth man remained at large.TERRY COLLINSaGeneral newsPrison breaksCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderCaliforniaMaderaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 05:03:02 GMTTeams assess damage as California wildfire burns PINES, Calif. (AP) — Assessment teams sought Saturday to find out just how many structures have been damaged or destroyed by a massive wildfire that threatens thousands of homes in Northern California.Associated PressaGeneral newsProperty damageEvacuationsAccidents and disastersFiresNatural disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 02:57:55 GMTAt Asian Games, rivalries not always about sports, South Korea (AP) — On the one hand, you have China and India, which account for about a quarter of the world's population. On the other, the Maldives, population 345,000. There's Bhutan, which has been described as the happiest place on Earth, and Syria, which certainly isn't. And for good measure, why not throw in some of the most repressive regimes on the planet — North Korea, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan?ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsSports2014 Asian GamesAsian GamesTerritorial disputesHuman rights and civil libertiesOlympic gamesEventsWar and unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsWinter Olympic gamesSouth KoreaJapanEast AsiaChinaSyriaKashmirBeijingMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaSouth AsiaSoutheast AsiaCentral AsiaAsiaGreater ChinaIndia, 21 Sep 2014 04:24:08 GMTBrewers edge Pirates 1-0 to tighten wild-card race (AP) — Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot.WILL GRAVESsSportsMLB PlayoffsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 03:08:04 GMTDalai Lama praises China's leader as 'realistic' DELHI (AP) — The Dalai Lama praised Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday for being "more realistic" and principled than his predecessors, a day after Xi's three-day visit to India ended.KATY DAIGLEiGeneral newsReligious strifeTerritorial disputesBuddhismReligionHinduismBorder securityWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSocial affairsMilitary and defenseIndiaChinaNew DelhiTibetSouth AsiaBeijingAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 21 Sep 2014 04:28:50 GMTNo. 1 Florida St survives against No. 22 Clemson, Fla. (AP) — No. 1 Florida State seemed destined to lose with its Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Jameis Winston standing on the sideline, suspended and relegated to cheerleader.KAREEM COPELANDsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 05:51:11 GMTPope flags Christian-Muslim ties in Albania, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis arrived Sunday in Albania on his first European trip, designed to highlight the Balkan nation's path from a brutal communist state where religion was banned to a model of Christian-Muslim coexistence for a world witnessing conflict in God's name.LLAZAR SEMINIiGeneral newsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesAlbaniaEuropeTiranaEastern Europe, 21 Sep 2014 07:34:00 GMTDay 9 begins in hunt for trooper slaying suspect, Pa. (AP) — The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for a ninth day Sunday 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, 21 Sep 2014 07:02:19 GMTThose 0-2 teams better get started now sputtering machines in New Orleans and Indianapolis had better fire up soon.BARRY WILNERsSportsAthlete injuriesNFL Super BowlProfessional footballAthlete healthFootballEventsPhiladelphiaNew YorkMiamiJacksonvilleJacksonvilleBuffaloOaklandSan FranciscoTampaIllinoisIndianaGreen BayHoustonPittsburghSan DiegoDallasCincinnatiClevelandSt. LouisSeattleKansas CityWashingtonPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaFloridaTexasCaliforniaWisconsinOhioMissouri, 21 Sep 2014 07:45:43 GMTChina says 88 fugitives returned from abroad (AP) — China's police ministry on Sunday said 88 fugitives wanted on charges of corruption and other economic offenses have been extradited or returned on their own from the United States and other countries in the midst of an anti-graft crackdown.iBusinessGeneral newsFugitivesBribery, graft and conflicts of interestEmbezzlementCrimeLaw and orderChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 21 Sep 2014 04:08:04 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 03:36:40 GMTNo. 14 South Carolina rallies, beats Vandy 48-34, Tenn. (AP) — Now Steve Spurrier trails only Paul "Bear" Bryant for the most Southeastern Conference wins by a coach. Better yet, his 14th-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks shook off a hangover to win their third straight game.TERESA M. WALKERsSportsCollege sportsCollege footballFootballSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 03:31:06 GMTSecret Service boosts security outside White House (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesTexasNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 02:58:49 GMTGaughan snatches Nationwide win at Kentucky, Ky. (AP) — Brendan Gaughan surged past rookies Chase Elliott and Ty Dillon in a wild three-wide run after a final restart for a hard-earned victory in Saturday night's 300-mile Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway.GARY B. GRAVESsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 03:38:19 GMTAstros hit 5 HRs, stop Mariners from moving up (AP) — Seattle starter Chris Young got hit hard and the Mariners missed a chance to move up in the AL playoff race, yielding five home runs Saturday night in a 10-1 loss to the Houston Astros.BERNARDO FALLASsSportsMLB PlayoffsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 02:52:41 GMTAbdullah key in No. 24 Neb's 41-31 win over Miami, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska didn't let a few scuffles with Miami spoil the party at Memorial Stadium and the show Ameer Abdullah put on Saturday night.ERIC OLSONsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 04:23:57 GMTGOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east Kansas, Kan. (AP) — Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east Saturday in his latest effort chip away any advantage from independent candidate Greg Orman in a U.S. Senate race that has unexpectedly become one of the most hotly contested in the nation.THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureLegislatureVotingPolitical partiesState governmentsPolitical organizationsLawrenceKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 05:03:56 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.tTravelLifestyleAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationLeisure travelManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 02:51:49 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, 21 Sep 2014 02:37:50 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, 21 Sep 2014 04:59:04 GMTFunk, Goydos share Hawaii Championship lead, Hawaii (AP) — Fred Funk shot a 10-under 62 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Paul Goydos in the Champions Tour's Hawaii Championship.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 04:26:54 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 DOBNIKtTravelLifestyleNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 02:56:07 GMTCashner, Padres beat Giants 3-2 DIEGO (AP) — Andrew Cashner pitched brilliantly into the ninth inning and the San Diego Padres beat San Francisco 3-2 Saturday night to keep the Giants from gaining ground on the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers.BERNIE WILSONsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsSan DiegoSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 03:44:54 GMTZimmerman returns, leads Nationals past Marlins (AP) — Ryan Zimmerman had two hits, including an RBI triple, in his return to the lineup and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Saturday night.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 02:37:51 GMTAfghan presidential candidates sign unity deal, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two presidential candidates have signed a power-sharing deal for the roles of president and chief executive three months after a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of U.S. and other foreign troops.JASON STRAZIUSORAHIM FAIEZiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsRun-off electionsInternational relationsVotingAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsiaKabulUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 07:52:05 GMTSprint car driver killed in Wisconsin DAM, Wis. (AP) — Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann was killed in a wreck during practice for a race Saturday night at Beaver Dam Raceway.NICHOLAS DETTMANNaGeneral newsSportsAutomobile racingBeaver DamWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 04:58:15 GMT