FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 20 Oct 2014 19:14:55 -0700Suspended justice's lawyer says he'll be cleared, Pa. (AP) — A lawyer for a Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice suspended over his participation in a state government pornographic emails scandal says they're confident he will be cleared and will soon return to the bench.MARK SCOLFOROaGeneral newsState governmentsSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:10:09 GMTPoll: Brazil's leader gains ground in tight race DE JANEIRO (AP) — A poll released Monday night shows Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff gaining ground over her rival in a tight re-election race, though the contest remains in a technical tie.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 21 Oct 2014 01:10:48 GMTWorld Series: How the Giants and Royals match up position-by-position look at the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium:MIKE FITZPATRICKsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesBaseballSports businessProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSan FranciscoKansas CityWisconsinOaklandSt. LouisButlerPittsburghCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaMissouriPennsylvania, 21 Oct 2014 01:35:04 GMTHawaii rides out storm, but remote islands at risk (AP) — Sunny skies returned to the Aloha State, the day after a hurricane left Hawaii without inflicting much harm beyond heavy rain.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsCoralsNatural disastersAnimalsWeather patternsAccidents and disastersClimateEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 00:19:13 GMTBumgarner against Shields in World Series opener CITY, Mo. (AP) — A six-pack won't be enough for Madison Bumgarner if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series.RONALD BLUMsSportsMLB World SeriesEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessKansas CitySt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 23:03:49 GMTJudge drops felonies against ex-prep football star (AP) — A Detroit judge has dismissed felony charges against a one-time prep football star accused of assaulting his girlfriend after he was released from jail for body-slamming a security officer in his school.aGeneral newsSportsHigh school footballHigh school sportsLegal proceedingsCelebrityCrimeFootballViolent crimeLaw and orderEntertainmentArts and entertainmentDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:08:23 GMTWhite House opposes Nazi benefit payments (AP) — Former Nazis should not be getting the Social Security benefits they are receiving as they age overseas, the White House said Monday, responding to an Associated Press investigation that revealed millions of dollars have been paid to war-crimes suspects and former SS guards who left the U.S. for Europe.RICHARD LARDNERDAVID RISINGRANDY HERSCHAFTwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment pensions and social securityNazismWar crimesDiplomacyGovernment business and financeBusinessWar and unrestInternational relationsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 00:01:12 GMTFormer Australia Prime Minister Gough Whitlam dies, Australia (AP) — Gough Whitlam, a flamboyant Australian prime minister and controversial social reformer whose grip on power was cut short by a bitter constitutional crisis, died Tuesday at the age of 98.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsParliamentary electionsObituariesDiplomacyLegislatureElectionsAustraliaSydneyCanberraOceania, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:41 GMTKansas governor, challenger discuss gay marriage, Kan. (AP) — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback vowed Monday to defend Kansas' ban on same-sex marriage, while Democratic challenger Paul Davis said during a debate Monday that there's nothing either of them can do at this point because the matter is in the hands of the courts.ROXANA HEGEMANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsGays and lesbiansState governmentsMarriageGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesKansasWichitaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:54:46 GMTGOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away (AP) — While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away.RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARwBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsState governmentsElectionsLegislaturePolitical parties2016 United States Presidential ElectionSenate electionsLegislationGovernment-funded health insuranceFilibustersIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsPolitical organizationsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsNational electionsHealth care policyGovernment policyGovernment programsDistrict of ColumbiaOhioUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 00:39:41 GMTAlabama House speaker arrested on felony charges, Ala. (AP) — Powerful Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been arrested on felony ethics charges, accused of using public office for personal gain.KIM CHANDLERPHILLIP RAWLSaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsIndictmentsState legislatureCrimeArrestsLaw and orderLegislatureState governmentsAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 23:39:41 GMTRecord iPhone sales drive Apple's 3Q beat FRANCISCO (AP) — The iPhone again proved to be the engine behind Apple's blockbuster financial performance, driving quarterly results well past expectations.BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesInformation technologyFinancial performanceCorporate newsCorporate stock, 20 Oct 2014 23:32:32 GMTCDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines (AP) — Federal health officials on Monday issued new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.MIKE STOBBEEMILY SCHMALLaGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsTexasDallasOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:24:46 GMTCourt justice suspended over role in porn scandal, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday suspended one of its members over his participation in a state government pornographic email scandal that involved employees of the attorney general's office.MARK SCOLFOROaGeneral newsState governmentsSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsPennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:11:33 GMTSuspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape, Va. (AP) — The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged Monday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005.MATTHEW BARAKATaGeneral newsViolent crimeMissing personsForensicsCrimeLaw and orderVirginiaCharlottesvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 00:07:22 GMTAP PHOTOS: Washington hatchery gives away salmon, Wash. (AP) — People lined up with coolers Monday to wait for free fish as coho and chum salmon returned to spawn at a hatchery on Washington's Kitsap Peninsula.aGeneral newsSalmonAgricultureIndustriesBusinessFishAnimalsWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:55:32 GMTAmerica says no to cappuccino potato chips YORK (AP) — America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips.CANDICE CHOIaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle East, 21 Oct 2014 02:03:06 GMTTotal oil company CEO dies in Moscow plane crash (AP) — Russia's Tass news agency says the CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine during takeoff at Moscow's Vnukovo airport.iBusinessGeneral newsCorporate managementAccidentsCorporate newsPersonnelAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 21 Oct 2014 01:32:16 GMTChina's economic growth down to 7.3 percent last quarter, lowest level in more than 5 years (AP) — China's economic growth down to 7.3 percent last quarter, lowest level in more than 5 years.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:28 GMTPoliticians join protest outside Met over opera YORK (AP) — Politicians including former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Peter King joined a crowd of demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday as part of an ongoing protest over an opera focused on the death of a Jewish man that critics say glorifies his Palestinian killers.VERENA DOBNIKaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentGovernment and politicsJudaismTerrorismPerforming artsReligionSocial affairsWar and unrest, 21 Oct 2014 01:56:59 GMTClinton: Midterm elections should motivate women FRANCISCO (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton urged Democratic voters not to be complacent about the November midterm elections, saying Monday that working women and their families will lose out on a better future if Republicans gain control of both houses of Congress.LISA LEFFaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElections2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical fundraisingUnited States Presidential ElectionMid-term electionsEventsNational electionsUnited StatesSan FranciscoNorth AmericaCalifornia, 20 Oct 2014 23:53:25 GMTRoss, Hutchinson get final digs in on tax cuts ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republican Asa Hutchinson and Democrat Mike Ross took swipes at each other's tax cut plans and political backgrounds Monday night as the two ex-congressmen running for Arkansas governor squared off in their fourth and final televised debate.ANDREW DeMILLOpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsGovernment programsState governmentsLegislatureCampaignsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsArkansasLittle RockJonesboroUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:59:06 GMTColorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats (AP) — Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public.KRISTEN WYATTaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsLifestyleRecreational drug laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 23:56:41 GMTCalifornia mayor resigns after injury car crash, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of this Southern California city announced his resignation Monday in the wake of his arrest for an alleged drunken-driving crash that injured four cheerleaders.aGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsPolitical resignationsAccidentsCheerleadingCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsReckless endangermentAccidents and disastersTransportationSportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:41:42 GMTPolice probe New Hampshire pumpkin fest melee, N.H. (AP) — Local authorities in New Hampshire vowed Monday to prosecute the perpetrators of the violent disturbances near Keene's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage and dozens of arrests and injuries over the weekend.aGeneral newsExtortion and threatsCrimeFairs and festivalsCriminal investigationsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLaw and orderNew HampshireKeeneUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:08 GMTGardner outraises Udall as voting begins (AP) — Rep. Cory Gardner is winning the money battle as voters begin to cast their ballots in Colorado's Senate race.NICHOLAS RICCARDIaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsPolitical fundraisingLegislatureVotingColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 02:03:16 GMTParties jockeying for early vote in Iowa, Florida MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than 2.3 million Americans already have cast ballots for the November midterm elections, with both Republicans and Democrats saying the early votes are helping sway the election their way.CATHERINE LUCEYBILL BARROWaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsState legislatureMid-term electionsCampaignsPolitical partiesVotingState governmentsLegislatureSenate electionsPolitical organizationsIowaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 00:39:23 GMTVideo shows rescuer carrying man from burning home, Calif. (AP) — A man ran into a burning home in central California and came out carrying a man who lives inside over his shoulder as flames popped and exploded behind him.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsFiresAccidents and disastersFresnoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:50:03 GMTPolice: Indiana suspect hints at more killings, Ind. (AP) — Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.TOM COYNEMICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeGaryIndianaTexasAustinIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 23:12:28 GMTMan charged with killing Saudi college student FERNANDO, Calif. (AP) — A man charged with killing a Saudi Arabian college student stabbed him in order to steal a car the student was selling on Craigslist for more than $30,000, Police Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeCaliforniaLong BeachUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:06:14 GMTChina economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years (AP) — China's economic growth waned to 7.3 percent last quarter, the lowest rate since early 2009, resuming a slowdown that had been eased by mini-stimulus measures in the second quarter.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 21 Oct 2014 02:09:11 GMTUS tops Haiti to advance in World Cup qualifying (AP) — The U.S. women's soccer team completed Part I of its trip to the 2015 World Cup by doing the expected, dominating play Monday night in a 6-0 win over Haiti to finish unbeaten — and unscored upon — in group play in the CONCACAF championship.JOSEPH WHITEsSports2015 FIFA Women's World CupFIFA Women's World CupWomen's sportsWomen's soccer2014 FIFA World CupSoccerProfessional soccerEventsFIFA World CupInternational soccerMen's soccerMen's sportsHaitiUnited StatesCaribbeanGuatemalaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral America, 21 Oct 2014 01:42:49 GMTNew Ebola gear guidelines: head-to-toe coverage care workers should be completely covered — no skin exposed — while caring for Ebola patients, according to revised guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The government agency tightened its guidance after two Dallas nurses became infected with the virus while caring for an Ebola patient.The Associated PressaHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditions, 21 Oct 2014 01:06:48 GMTTerror suspect wants details of case against him (AP) — A terror suspect challenging the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program wants prosecutors to reveal how they built their case against him.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsGovernment surveillanceGovernment programsTerrorismGovernment and politicsCrimeIntelligence agenciesMilitary intelligenceLaw and orderPolitical issuesWar and unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseNational securityDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:27:30 GMT13 injured in Missouri school bus collision'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban Kansas City say one girl suffered serious injuries and 12 others had minor injuries after a collision involving a school bus carrying a high school volleyball team.aGeneral newsVolleyball gamesVolleyballAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSportsMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:13:26 GMTNBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor.DAVID BAUDERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsHealthTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsJournalismNews mediaMediaTelevisionInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditions, 20 Oct 2014 23:51:32 GMTReview: Play reveals tense birth of a classic film YORK (AP) — Two tough guys, one tough script and their Herculean team effort to cram steamy sex and violence into a strictly-censored Hollywood studio film is the subject of Mike Bencivenga's fascinating play "Billy & Ray."JENNIFER FARRAReArts and entertainmentMoviesPerforming artsEntertainment, 21 Oct 2014 00:10:47 GMTTexans take early 10-0 lead over Steelers (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick hit rookie running back Alfred Blue for an 11-yard touchdown pass, and the Houston Texans had a 10-0 lead against the Pittsburgh Steelers early in the second quarter on Monday night.WILL GRAVESsSportsProfessional footballFootballPittsburghTexasPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:19:08 GMTAmazon and Simon & Schuster reach multiyear deal YORK (AP) — and Hachette Book Group remain in a months-long standoff, but the online retailer has reached a multiyear agreement with another major New York publisher, Simon & Schuster.HILLEL ITALIEfBusinessArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesConsumer products and servicesEntertainment, 21 Oct 2014 01:51:29 GMTMicrosoft's Nadella gets $84M pay package, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft has given its new CEO Satya Nadella a pay package worth $84.3 million, most of it in the form of long-term stock awards.htBusinessTechnologyCorporate stockCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelWages and salariesWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 00:56:56 GMTProsecutor: No sex harassment charges for DeMaio DIEGO (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday declined to charge Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio over allegations that he sexually harassed a former campaign aide and said they were not charging the former aide with breaking into DeMaio's office.ELLIOT SPAGATaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsCrimePolitical scandalsTheftSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesCaliforniaSan DiegoUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 23:36:30 GMTNo bail for man in Washington shooting spree, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of shooting at police stations, patrol cars and officers in three Washington cities has been ordered held without bail after a brief court appearance.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsWashingtonEverettUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:45:13 GMTIrving scores 28 as Cavs beat Bulls 107-98, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game Monday night at Ohio State.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballColumbusIllinoisOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:36:20 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 newsRecreational drug laws and regulationsViolent crimeCrimeGovernment regulationsGovernment and politics, 21 Oct 2014 01:11:41 GMTIn Chicago, a warm homecoming for unpopular Obama (AP) — They say you can never truly go home again, but for Barack Obama, perhaps the old adage doesn't apply.JOSH LEDERMANaHealthGovernment and politicsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 23:06:16 GMTHarvard student stuck in Mexico gets new US visa, Mexico (AP) — A Mexico-born Harvard University student who was stuck for months in his native country after crossing the border without permission will have to wait a little bit longer to return to the United States.ELLIOT SPAGATiGeneral newsMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 21 Oct 2014 00:47:37 GMTPanama suspends Supreme Court judge for corruption CITY (AP) — A Supreme Court justice linked to former President Ricardo Martinelli was suspended on Monday over corruption charges in a landmark corruption case that has mesmerized much of Panama.JUAN ZAMORANOiGeneral newsPolitical corruptionGovernment and politicsPolitical scandalsPolitical issuesNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryPanamaPanama CityCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 20 Oct 2014 23:38:25 GMTDriver shot dead after he hits 2 Canadian soldiers (AP) — A man who was shot and killed by police after he struck two members of the Canadian military with his car Monday in a city near Montreal had become influenced by radical Islam, an official familiar with the case said.SEAN FARRELLROB GILLIESiGeneral newsCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationViolent crimeGovernment and politicsCanadaQuebecMontrealNorth AmericaMiddle East, 21 Oct 2014 01:53:25 GMTDavis scores 14 in Pelicans' win over Wizards (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 14 points and Ryan Anderson had 11 as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Washington Wizards 88-84 on Monday night in the next-to-last preseason game for both teams.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 01:50:29 GMTTaiwan's Lu beats Garcia 6-2, 6-3 in Valencia Open, Spain (AP) — Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan eased to a 6-2, 6-3 win over Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the first round of the Valencia Open on Monday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSpainValenciaWestern EuropeEuropeTaiwanGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 20 Oct 2014 23:33:13 GMT