FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:59:46 -0800Dodgers acquire Peralta from Rayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec79022b09904355b2db2dbaa696d5d7LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reliever Joel Peralta was acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers from the Tampa Bay Rays as part of a four-player trade.sSportsSports transactionsProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec79022b09904355b2db2dbaa696d5d7Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:45:59 GMTCalifornia storms bring scattered rain, mudslideshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64292e9f0b7740489df5989a1b68d94eGLENDORA, Calif. (AP) — Scattered California storms triggered mudslides in Los Angeles-area foothills scorched bare by a wildfire and dumped about an inch of much-needed rain in the San Francisco Bay Area.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersCaliforniaSan FranciscoLos AngelesSan BernardinoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64292e9f0b7740489df5989a1b68d94eFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:33:05 GMTAs snow ends, roof collapses, floods are concernshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78d077c8555a49479c5402653d58285cBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads.CAROLYN THOMPSONaGeneral newsWeatherFloodsWinter weatherAccidents and disastersSeniorsAccidentsNew YorkBuffaloUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78d077c8555a49479c5402653d58285cFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:04:17 GMTAgency: Schools helped Lanza's mom 'appease' himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff0182e47cf948bbbe6433de21c8b069HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The school system unwittingly enabled Adam Lanza's mother to "accommodate and appease" him as he became more withdrawn socially, according to a state report issued Friday on the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.PAT EATON-ROBBMICHAEL MELIAaGeneral newsSandy Hook Elementary School shootingViolent crimeCrimeMental healthEventsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationHuman welfareHealthConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff0182e47cf948bbbe6433de21c8b069Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:37:30 GMTPolice, protest groups to announce conduct pacthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c60249ecaffc46d181c7b702711aa395CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Police and government leaders are preparing to outline an agreement reached with activist groups spelling out how protesters associated with those organizations will conduct themselves following a grand jury announcement in the Ferguson case.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c60249ecaffc46d181c7b702711aa395Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:02:54 GMTDesaulniers named AP's New England media directorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa975ffdb4344752aabfce016ee9e218BOSTON (AP) — Dwayne Desaulniers, a former business and technology director for The Associated Press, has been named the news cooperative's director of local media for New England.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyMediaCanadaBostonMassachusettsNorth AmericaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa975ffdb4344752aabfce016ee9e218Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:45:19 GMTFuel economy of full-size pickupshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e1043e238044ca5b26c2ddfe5940c12Ford Motor Co. released the fuel economy for its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup on Friday. Here's how the truck stacks up to its competitors. The Ram is listed twice, for its diesel engine and its gas engine. Ram is the only light-duty pickup to offer a diesel engine.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e1043e238044ca5b26c2ddfe5940c12Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:26:51 GMTMan pleads guilty in fatal abuse of 2-year-oldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb65ffca009e4314a794e91c8c172756FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to fatally abusing a 2-year-old boy by kicking and shaking the toddler, beating him with a belt and cleaning his teeth with a wire brush meant for barbecue grills.aGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsCrimes against childrenViolent crimeLaw and orderFrederickMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb65ffca009e4314a794e91c8c172756Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:45:49 GMTTV-over-Internet service Aereo seeks Chapter 11http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dec75832aa34b3cb0fdbb067fa2d48fNEW YORK (AP) — Aereo, an online startup that tried to offer a cheaper alternative to cable TV, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than five months after an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.htBusinessGeneral newsCable televisionEntertainment and media technologyTechnologyTelevisionMediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryFinancial performanceCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dec75832aa34b3cb0fdbb067fa2d48fFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:05:22 GMT2 men freed after judge dismisses 1975 Ohio casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/441c25864bcf49f3b529f24609991958CLEVELAND (AP) — Nearly 40 years after being convicted for a 1975 Cleveland slaying, Ricky Jackson and Wiley Bridgeman left the county jail as free men.MARK GILLISPIEJOHN SEEWERaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/441c25864bcf49f3b529f24609991958Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:57:32 GMTFamilies of death-row inmates' victims soughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d309dcb4613a45fc8ee77f4e1e72520cBALTIMORE (AP) — Four men remain on Maryland's death row even though Governor Martin O'Malley signed a bill repealing the state's death penalty last May. But with only two months left in office, O'Malley may be taking action to commute the sentences to life in prison before Republican Larry Hogan takes office.JULIET LINDERMANaGeneral newsDeath penalty controversyState governmentsSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsCorrectional systemsLaw and orderMarylandBaltimoreUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d309dcb4613a45fc8ee77f4e1e72520cFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:13:12 GMTTribe rounds up and kills dogs after girl's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bc4c29ebfa54de2954b72114e704b4cPINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — Oglala Sioux officials have rounded up and killed dogs on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation after a pack of dogs attacked and killed an 8-year-old girl.aGeneral newsDogsAccidentsAccidents and disastersMammalsAnimalsSouth DakotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bc4c29ebfa54de2954b72114e704b4cFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:44:16 GMTUS stocks gain on stimulus moves in China, Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff1c0bc0fdb64a0aa6323b458ab9f1dcU.S. stocks moved higher in afternoon trading Friday, propelled by news of an interest rate cut in China and the possibility that Europe's central bank will step up stimulus efforts in the region. The rally had the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index on pace to extend their record highs from a day earlier.ALEX VEIGAaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsCorporate stockCorporate newsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyFinancial servicesIndustriesGovernment financeEuropeChinaEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff1c0bc0fdb64a0aa6323b458ab9f1dcFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:28:29 GMTHandler apologizes again for his 'racist' remarkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6c369c3902f4533b4288aa22e77e99eNEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Handler apologized again for a racial comment he made while hosting the National Book Awards and promised to back up his words with his wallet.eArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6c369c3902f4533b4288aa22e77e99eFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:43:17 GMTSri Lanka leader to face health minister in pollshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/938feac5cd9849f99caa3be9e8785b3aCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's health minister quit President Mahinda Rajapaksa's government Friday to challenge him in the upcoming elections, accusing the leader of taking the country toward an autocracy.BHARATHA MALLAWARACHIiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsSri LankaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/938feac5cd9849f99caa3be9e8785b3aFri, 21 Nov 2014 17:16:37 GMTColorado pot credit union could open next yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ac8eb310a964313bdd486c5b79868caDENVER (AP) — Colorado has granted a charter for the first financial institution to serve the state's cash-only marijuana industry. But action by the National Credit Union Administration and the Federal Reserve is needed, and pot's still illegal under federal law.aBusinessGeneral newsFinancial servicesIndustriesColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ac8eb310a964313bdd486c5b79868caFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:20:58 GMTMen want new trial on university sex-abuse claimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/321eb60ad8fc43589a995b85be064f95Three men who unsuccessfully sued a former state university administrator in northeastern Pennsylvania over allegations that he sexually abused them have demanded a new trial, saying the judge made numerous errors that prevented them from getting a fair hearing of their claims.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationStroudsburgPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/321eb60ad8fc43589a995b85be064f95Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:37:35 GMTMacedonian environmentalists blast city crow hunthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ac1db1f602548cbbcce3411ab13c55aSKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — A Macedonian environmental group is calling for the prosecution of a hunters' association behind a midnight massacre of crows inside the country's fourth-largest city, allegedly after residents complained that the birds' droppings were spoiling their cars.iGeneral newsEnvironmental activismEnvironmentEnvironment and natureMacedoniaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ac1db1f602548cbbcce3411ab13c55aFri, 21 Nov 2014 17:37:22 GMTUS stocks jump after surprise rate cut from Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfd922654f64424088834918abdc7a95U.S. stocks rose in midday trading Friday, on pace to extend their record highs from a day earlier. News of an interest rate cut in China and the possibility that Europe's central bank will do more to stimulate economic growth drove the rally. Investors also pored over a mixed bag of corporate earnings.ALEX VEIGAaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyCorporate stockCorporate newsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyGovernment financeFinancial servicesIndustriesConsumer products and servicesEuropeChinaEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfd922654f64424088834918abdc7a95Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:12:22 GMTMarine with robotic leg braces to get Bronze Starhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8935914f3577483e9eccac5f7d8a4dbbSAN DIEGO (AP) — Capt. Derek Herrera wanted to remain on active duty after a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan left him paralyzed two years ago.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsPhilanthropic foundationsPhilanthropySocial affairsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8935914f3577483e9eccac5f7d8a4dbbFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:43:50 GMTIsraeli forces disperse West Bank demonstrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e288f8057c48413bb70565db74a7673fJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Friday it dispersed 300 stone-throwing Palestinian demonstrators in the West Bank city of Hebron without injuries or arrests.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelWest BankJerusalemMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e288f8057c48413bb70565db74a7673fFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:02:45 GMTEPA delays decision on ethanol in gashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69822edd47064596bb7ba2beafe07bccWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Friday it is delaying a decision on whether to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply.MARY CLARE JALONICKwBusinessGovernment and politicsEnvironmental laws and regulationsEnergy and the environmentLegislatureEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment regulationsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeAgricultureIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69822edd47064596bb7ba2beafe07bccFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:18:04 GMTUnarmed man killed by police in NY housing complexhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e5b81bd70d146898ec04b03d9ae2412NEW YORK (AP) — A man leaving his girlfriend's apartment was shot and killed in a darkened stairwell of a public housing complex after a rookie cop on patrol fired his weapon, likely accidentally, officials said Friday.TOM HAYSCOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e5b81bd70d146898ec04b03d9ae2412Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:25:10 GMTFIFA official: WCup boycott would be 'nonsense'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66f37d43ed1d4212a07842f58f24e758SOCHI, Russia (AP) — FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says a boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia would be "nonsense."sSports2018 FIFA World CupFIFA World CupMen's soccerProfessional soccerInternational soccerSports governance2014 FIFA World CupBoycottsSoccerEventsMen's sportsPolitical and civil unrestGeneral newsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66f37d43ed1d4212a07842f58f24e758Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:23:10 GMTFrance levels tie against Switzerland in Davis Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ba9d81fdc9c4fc1a4891363b7202618LILLE, France (AP) — Gael Monfils pulled off a straight-sets victory over Roger Federer as France leveled the Davis Cup final at 1-1 on Friday.SAMUEL PETREQUINsSportsDavis CupMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsFranceSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ba9d81fdc9c4fc1a4891363b7202618Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:10:02 GMTKerry still at nuke talks despite planning to gohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f11c4f95e06b426fb2ba19c98325474dVIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry scheduled an evening meeting Friday with his Iranian counterpart after announcing that he was pulling back from talks about Iran's nuclear program — a shift that suggested some hope of movement on the protracted negotiations.GEORGE JAHNMATTHEW LEEiGeneral newsInternational relationsForeign policyGovernment and politicsGovernment policyViennaIranTehranUnited StatesFranceParisAustriaWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f11c4f95e06b426fb2ba19c98325474dFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:41:16 GMTWrongly convicted woman declared innocenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e80e98816884d238a8c1efe9222c0d0TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — A woman who spent 17 years in a California prison for a murder she didn't commit has been declared factually innocent.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTorranceCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e80e98816884d238a8c1efe9222c0d0Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:37:30 GMT2nd man walks free after judge dismisses 1975 casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f17613bb8254a199a12312c71d1a8ffCLEVELAND (AP) — A second man convicted nearly 40 years ago in a 1975 Cleveland slaying has walked out of jail a free man.MARK GILLISPIEJOHN SEEWERaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f17613bb8254a199a12312c71d1a8ffFri, 21 Nov 2014 17:11:10 GMTZookeepers had safety concerns before gorilla diedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed70b8e9c0904a38b1411816de908a7dSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A baby gorilla may not have been crushed to death under an electric door if zoo leaders had responded to zookeepers' concerns about the enclosure's safety, five zookeepers told a newspaper.aGeneral newsScienceAnimalsWorkplace safetyZoological parksPrimatesMammalsPersonnelBusinessRecreation and leisureLifestyleSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed70b8e9c0904a38b1411816de908a7dFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:22:39 GMTNew York Fed chief on defensive on bank oversighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d776baef1e0f44a5939f7e73aa45c175WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the New York Federal Reserve was put on the defensive by Senate Democrats, who accused the Fed of being too close to the big banks it is charged with regulating.wBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d776baef1e0f44a5939f7e73aa45c175Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:34:32 GMTReport: Grouse needs 3-mile buffer from drillinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97dad1139b154f5585b977b59de8e00bBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.MATTHEW BROWNaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsScienceAnimalsNatural resource managementBirdsEnergy industryIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWildlifeEnvironmental conservation and preservationLand environmentIndustriesUnited StatesBillingsMontanaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97dad1139b154f5585b977b59de8e00bFri, 21 Nov 2014 17:48:55 GMTExecutives brave frigid Detroit night for charityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84a14ec02ed7423db1922c8166194f78DETROIT (AP) — Some enveloped themselves in sleeping bags. Others relied largely on layering. All were cold and at least a little uncomfortable.MIKE HOUSEHOLDERaGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsDetroitMichiganNorth AmericaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84a14ec02ed7423db1922c8166194f78Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:35:40 GMTWoman improves after scarf caught in conveyor belthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd41182f73044bd19024474025d4f44bSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hospital officials say a University of Utah student employee who was choked as her scarf was caught in a conveyor belt has improved to fair condition.aGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsAccidentsAccidents and disastersUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd41182f73044bd19024474025d4f44bFri, 21 Nov 2014 17:59:03 GMT93-year-old woman marks 75 years with same companyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1402a97815747b59bb80dfdc67d63f5MOUNTAIN BROOK, Ala. (AP) — Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at an Alabama jewelry store in 1939, and she's still there.JAY REEVESaGeneral newsAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1402a97815747b59bb80dfdc67d63f5Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:57:53 GMTRedistribution of homes begins in polygamous secthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3362e20812ca4c80aabbafff83a7b7a9SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Deeds to two dozen of the 750 homes in Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect that have been tied up for nine years in state-run trust have been handed over to families.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsUtahArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3362e20812ca4c80aabbafff83a7b7a9Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:15:45 GMTEx-convict charged in Indianapolis teen's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/525a5f9b638c4f4b948ff95ce085e21bINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An ex-convict has been charged in the killing of a 15-year-old girl after DNA tests linked him to her badly burned body that was found in an Indianapolis backyard in August, a prosecutor said Friday.aGeneral newsCrimeArrestsViolent crimeLaw and orderIndianaIndianapolisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/525a5f9b638c4f4b948ff95ce085e21bFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:10:26 GMTBandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola bloodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a97cbd5e6ea4663aed84994e2b25b23CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus.BOUBACAR DIALLOiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksForeign aidInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTheftCrimeInternational relationsGovernment and politicsGuineaAfricaWest AfricaSierra LeoneLiberiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4a97cbd5e6ea4663aed84994e2b25b23Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:57:53 GMTHolder urges calm ahead of Ferguson decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eab4a0d5e1d44508911b8e7b064beda0WASHINGTON (AP) — With a decision by a Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury believed to be imminent, Attorney General Eric Holder is exhorting police across the nation to prepare appropriately for demonstrations and "minimize needless confrontation" with protesters.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eab4a0d5e1d44508911b8e7b064beda0Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:35:46 GMTMaine risks funding cut over food stamp policyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc9d487eb137463c81b5aa9b92dab170AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Federal officials say Maine risks losing funding to administer its food stamp program unless it makes clear to recipients that having their photos placed on electronic benefit transfer cards is optional.ALANNA DURKINaGeneral newsSupplemental Nutrition Assistance ProgramGovernment programsGovernment and politicsMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc9d487eb137463c81b5aa9b92dab170Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:03:10 GMTCEOs in 10 big mergers to get $430M: Equilar studyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/655f154816fb42b79b42e86431a39002NEW YORK (AP) — This year's flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but one thing is for sure: The bosses who are selling their companies will do just fine.BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelWages and salariesOwnership changesProducts and serviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/655f154816fb42b79b42e86431a39002Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:25:34 GMTArizona sheriff sues Obama over immigration moveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df267133660546e69311c9e96b9ea3faPHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff who has often clashed with the federal government over the enforcement of immigration laws has filed a lawsuit to stop new policies announced by President Barack Obama.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsImmigration policyPoliceLegal proceedingsImmigrationLegislatureLaw and orderGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsLaw enforcement agenciesUnited StatesArizonaPhoenixNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df267133660546e69311c9e96b9ea3faFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:04:01 GMTTsonga criticizes French crowd for lack of supporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47bad736e7fc4a71aecb072e09def7beLILLE, France (AP) — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga rued the lack of support of his home crowd Friday after losing to Stan Wawrinka in the opening singles match of the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland.SAMUEL PETREQUINsSportsDavis CupMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsFranceLilleSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47bad736e7fc4a71aecb072e09def7beFri, 21 Nov 2014 17:58:55 GMTFord's new F-150 to get 26 mpg, tops among pickupshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bbfe41ab2f945928af498713660e713DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.DEE-ANN DURBINaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial performanceCorporate newsMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bbfe41ab2f945928af498713660e713Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:30:10 GMTUK police spied on reporters for years, docs showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99b6decb20134ee582e89206790ee1d8LONDON (AP) — Freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation this year to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail.RAPHAEL SATTERiGeneral newsJournalistsNewspapersEspionageJournalismNews mediaMediaLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99b6decb20134ee582e89206790ee1d8Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:27:54 GMTCorrection: Deadly Crash storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb2acd9151ad4e4db70750dd6e6f5dc3NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a story Nov. 20 about a family killed in a car crash on their way to Disney World, The Associated Press reported erroneously the charge against the driver. The 16-year-old was cited with careless operation, a misdemeanor, not reckless operation of a vehicle, which is a felony.aGeneral newsSchool administrationAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEducationSocial affairsNew OrleansTerrellLouisianaTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb2acd9151ad4e4db70750dd6e6f5dc3Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:18:01 GMTWorker in deadly Gulf blast was cleaning equipmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bad62a0ca73641368eef3c415029c28eNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A drilling company says a worker killed in an offshore explosion was cleaning a piece of equipment during routine maintenance at its oil-and-gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico.aBusinessGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bad62a0ca73641368eef3c415029c28eFri, 21 Nov 2014 17:54:17 GMTSpace station rarity: 2 women on long-term crewhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69c4f1fa624c436290c3148917778340CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the 21st-century spacewoman, gender is a subject often best ignored.MARCIA DUNNhtScienceSpace explorationSpace launchesAerospace technologyIndustrial technologyTechnologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGeneral newsKazakhstanRussiaUnited StatesFloridaCentral AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69c4f1fa624c436290c3148917778340Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:47:49 GMTDemocrats preparing for Hillary Clinton campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8c58c10f9904aa4b10319c0037769d7NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's staunchest supporters held a daylong strategy session Friday to prepare for a 2016 presidential bid — even though she has yet to announce whether she will launch one.KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionCampaignsPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical fundraisingPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8c58c10f9904aa4b10319c0037769d7Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:46:37 GMTPakistan air force jet crashes, killing pilothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e3b281ba6044d69b6696976f6486c01ISLAMABAD (AP) — A spokesman says a Pakistani air force fighter jet has crashed near the southern city of Karachi, killing the pilot.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment and politicsPakistanKarachiSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e3b281ba6044d69b6696976f6486c01Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:45:58 GMTAereo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protectionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8c19673288b4d78bafa4d7df5712aabNEW YORK (AP) — Online streaming service Aereo says that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court was too difficult to overcome.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyBroadcast televisionTelevisionMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesMediaInternet technologyComputing and information technologyEntertainment and media technologyNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryFinancial performanceCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8c19673288b4d78bafa4d7df5712aabFri, 21 Nov 2014 17:32:43 GMT