FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:13:36 -0700Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77b0206ab1294a2e9a44605a55a71e36WASHINGTON (AP) — As far as Congress is concerned, President Barack Obama's Mideast war strategy isn't in the clear yet.BRADLEY KLAPPERDONNA CASSATAwGovernment and politicsLegislatureMilitant groupsWar and unrestMilitary and defenseForeign policyInternational relationsGeneral newsLegislationGovernment policyUnited StatesSyriaDistrict of ColumbiaMiddle EastIraqNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77b0206ab1294a2e9a44605a55a71e36Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:00:52 GMTIslamic State group calls for attacking civilianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60fe5d21e0f849efa301053aa3a1ace1BEIRUT (AP) — Fighters of the Islamic State militant group are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition seeking to destroy it, the group's spokesman said in a new audio recording in which he called on Muslims worldwide to kill civilians of nations that join the fight.BASSEM MROUEMAAMOUN YOUSSEFiGeneral newsWar and unrestSyriaFranceUnited StatesMiddle EastIraqWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60fe5d21e0f849efa301053aa3a1ace1Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:57:48 GMTStreets bustling after Sierra Leone shutdown endshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/643b11fef9da425fa461b59e103142c5FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A news conference to announce the results of a three-day nationwide shutdown designed to help stop the spread of Ebola has been postponed to give officials who fanned out across the country time to reach the capital.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYiGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDisease outbreaksPublic healthSierra LeoneWest AfricaAfricaLiberiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/643b11fef9da425fa461b59e103142c5Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:07:00 GMTEngineers call for national approach to floodinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0562af157fac4633b7fa618b0901e010An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for dealing with rising flood risks.GEOFF MULVIHILLhtBusinessGeneral newsScienceWeatherCivil engineeringFloodsEngineeringTechnologyAccidents and disastersHurricane Sandy 2012Hurricane KatrinaEmergency managementLegislatureGovernment and politicsProfessional organizationsEventsNatural disastersStormsSocial groups and organizationsSocial affairsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0562af157fac4633b7fa618b0901e010Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:03:32 GMTReview: Kenny Chesney shows the way on new albumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5051dc5725e7425088d2c00981addeaaKenny Chesney, "The Big Revival" (Blue Chair/Columbia)MICHAEL McCALLeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5051dc5725e7425088d2c00981addeaaMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:54:00 GMTSpain appoints Gala Leon as Davis Cup captainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d8f158eef934f2ca76690607f3cd5e7MADRID (AP) — The Spanish tennis federation says it has appointed former WTA player Gala Leon as captain of its David Cup team.sSportsDavis CupMen's tennisTennisEventsMen's sportsSpainSevilleWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d8f158eef934f2ca76690607f3cd5e7Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:25:08 GMTClorox exits Venezuela citing govt restrictionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cf44c2df1d14d7799cbee6416e62082OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Clorox is shutting down all operations in Venezuela, citing restrictions by the government, supply disruptions and economic uncertainty.aBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesVenezuelaOaklandCaliforniaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cf44c2df1d14d7799cbee6416e62082Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:29:40 GMTGerman Merck to buy St. Louis-based Sigma-Aldrichhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae6df298780a4976bc63e0bd00114144FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German drug company Merck says it has agreed to buy St. Louis-based chemical firm Sigma-Aldrich Corp. for $17 billion in a deal Merck says will strengthen its business in chemicals and laboratory equipment.DAVID McHUGHfBusinessHealth care industryIndustriesOwnership changesCorporate newsMaterials industryGermanyMissouriWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae6df298780a4976bc63e0bd00114144Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:02:56 GMTSome 130,000 Syrians reach Turkey, fleeing IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9347b2dd2a62438993f224cf2ba132bdSURUC, Turkey (AP) — Some 130,000 Syrian refugees fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants have crossed the border into Turkey in the past four days, Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday, warning that the number could rise further as the militants continue their onslaught.DESMOND BUTLERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsLocal governmentsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9347b2dd2a62438993f224cf2ba132bdMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:59:20 GMTTesco suspends execs over inflated profit reporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80e29bf3686840669d072d62371afae8LONDON (AP) — Tesco, Britain's largest retailer by revenue, has suspended four executives and launched an accounting investigation after admitting that its half-year profit was overstated by 250 million pounds ($407 million).DANICA KIRKAfBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsProfessional servicesIndustriesConsumer products and servicesUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80e29bf3686840669d072d62371afae8Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:32:20 GMTDel. authorities: Bus overturns, 2 dead, injurieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa94120841724510899b6c061ec29ec3NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — A bus carrying dozens of passengers finishing up a sightseeing tour crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving two women dead and several other passengers injured, authorities said.RANDALL CHASEaGeneral newsAccidentsInjuriesAccidents and disastersTransportationHealthDelawareNew CastleTurkeyWilmingtonUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa94120841724510899b6c061ec29ec3Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:07:00 GMTWall Street sit-in planned on climate crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d92f291a74c4a74bb69a2d8e095e04bNEW YORK (AP) — One day after a huge climate march in New York City, activists on Monday planned to flood Wall Street to protest what they say is corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.aBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestClimatePolitical activismEnvironment and naturePolitical issuesGovernment and politicsNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d92f291a74c4a74bb69a2d8e095e04bMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:24:18 GMTFrench premier rejects notion country is 'sick'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b52933b5ac243c08de6b402bfd70f21BERLIN (AP) — France's prime minister on Monday dismissed the view that his country is "sick," and insisted that it is both willing and able to carry out economic reforms.FRANK JORDANSiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEconomyGermanyBerlinFranceParisEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b52933b5ac243c08de6b402bfd70f21Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:01:09 GMTPink Floyd sets Nov. 10 release date for new albumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b30dfe302f1497d814bfa4ec4edd900NEW YORK (AP) — Pink Floyd's new album will arrive on Nov. 10.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b30dfe302f1497d814bfa4ec4edd900Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:00:32 GMTReview: 'Do Fathers Matter?' says something newhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1906091423214624a5ff93718a5fb2cd"Do Fathers Matter?: What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked" (Scientific American/FSG), by Paul RaeburnKEVIN BEGOSeArts and entertainmentLifestyleParentingRelationshipsBooks and literatureEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1906091423214624a5ff93718a5fb2cdMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:38:25 GMTLawyer: Exonerated NYC man dies from asthma attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2edcc7e288664765824574c05f358289NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man freed after serving 23 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit died over the weekend.aGeneral newsCrimeLung diseaseDiseases and conditionsHealthNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2edcc7e288664765824574c05f358289Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:34:40 GMTLogano wins at New Hampshire in 2nd Chase racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93d7cd6d07e343a09944a1cc18482c7cLOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Make it 2 for 2 for Team Penske in the Chase.sSportsAutomobile racingNASCARIndyCarNew HampshireDoverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93d7cd6d07e343a09944a1cc18482c7cMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:36:36 GMTDeath toll rises in Nigeria building collapsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b669cdfd36743058467cc917caa1fb3JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says a total of 115 people, including 84 South Africans, died in the Sept. 12 collapse of a building at a church complex in Nigeria.iGeneral newsAccidents and disastersAccidentsGovernment and politicsSouth AfricaNigeriaSouthern AfricaAfricaWest Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b669cdfd36743058467cc917caa1fb3Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:03:45 GMTUS existing home sales fall in Augusthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0114c3719224063b1bf7f84717f89f8WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce.JOSH BOAKwBusinessGeneral newsHome salesHome sellingHome buyingEconomyReal estateResidential real estateLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0114c3719224063b1bf7f84717f89f8Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:08:05 GMTEgyptian officials see controversial Ethiopian damhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/913860954bdf4163ba7e42b27c973ab5ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian News Agency says Egypt's irrigation minister has toured the site in western Ethiopia where the country is building a controversial dam on the Blue Nile River.iGeneral newsEthiopiaEgyptNile RiverEast AfricaAfricaMiddle EastNorth Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/913860954bdf4163ba7e42b27c973ab5Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:52:51 GMT9 Marquez e-books coming out in Englishhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80d5f952ad9d4932aa083446cdb72990NEW YORK (AP) — E-books for some of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's best known work, including the novel "Love in the Time of Cholera," are coming out for the first time in English.eArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureEntertainmentInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80d5f952ad9d4932aa083446cdb72990Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:52:02 GMTNormal traffic to resume on highway hit by slidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39cbfe3b41844b19a967198a0a37d4aeOSO, Wash. (AP) — Six months after a hillside gave way in the Washington town of Oso, burying 43 people and blocking a state highway, the community is taking another step toward recovery with the return of normal traffic on the route.aGeneral newsTrafficNatural disastersAccidents and disastersTransportationWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39cbfe3b41844b19a967198a0a37d4aeMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:45:48 GMTCycling France's Loire Valleyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f4d466bd0994675a3558ee47fde6181CHAUMONT-SUR-LOIRE, France (AP) — There are hundreds of miles of bike trails through the chateaux towns of the Loire Valley - and that's what tripped us up.KAREN SCHWARTZtTravelLifestyleOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLeisure travelFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f4d466bd0994675a3558ee47fde6181Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:03:44 GMTWeek of diplomacy: Israel-Hamas talks, Abbas at UNhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fed526c910a44ce82410139e74043a7RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — It's a busy week in Mideast diplomacy, book-ended by the launch of Israel-Hamas talks about a border deal for blockaded Gaza and the Palestinian president's U.N. speech about a new strategy for dealing with Israel.MOHAMMED DARAGHMEHKARIN LAUBiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestDiplomacyBlockadesUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingGovernment and politicsInternational relationsEventsPalestinian territoriesWest BankEgyptIsraelCairoGaza StripMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth AfricaAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fed526c910a44ce82410139e74043a7Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:45:11 GMTMan seen with missing UVa student being soughthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b656bfb31f594e91b4ebe1bb78541d83CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A man authorities believe is the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared is being sought on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving.aGeneral newsReckless endangermentMissing personsCrimeCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b656bfb31f594e91b4ebe1bb78541d83Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:38:29 GMTYemen Shiite rebels rout Islamist-allied generalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f83f5c5e0b043d3a7cfac71b53417dcSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Heavily armed Yemeni Shiite militiamen took over the headquarters and house of a powerful army general allied to Sunni Islamists on Monday and set up checkpoints across the capital, Sanaa, after sweeping across the city as the general and his allies fled and went into hiding.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsDiplomacyWar and unrestRebellions and uprisingsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsIslamReligionSocial affairsYemenSanaaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f83f5c5e0b043d3a7cfac71b53417dcMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:26:18 GMTIAEA urges Iran to meet investigation requesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b76186b5dfc4772af2f1dfeeb2bc1a0VIENNA (AP) — The head of the U.N. atomic agency is urging Iran to provide answers over suspicions that Tehran worked on nuclear arms.iGeneral newsNuclear weaponsWeapons of mass destructionIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b76186b5dfc4772af2f1dfeeb2bc1a0Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:19:31 GMTStriking pilots reject Air France low-cost delayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03c5f19a2f8844899f77210229e20d8bPARIS (AP) — Air France pilots are rejecting the company's offer to delay the expansion of its low-cost carrier, Transavia, after a seven-day strike that the airline says is costing it up to 20 million euros ($25 million) a day.iBusinessGeneral newsStrikesLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03c5f19a2f8844899f77210229e20d8bMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:13:53 GMTChina weighs on markets as silver dives againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09cccf48ceab4289a1eb72a5d2f59cf9LONDON (AP) — Concerns over China's economy and a fresh profit warning by British retailer Tesco kept global stock markets in check Monday, while silver fell further to its lowest level in over four years.PAN PYLASiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsStock marketsUnited KingdomChinaJapanEast AsiaWestern EuropeEuropeGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09cccf48ceab4289a1eb72a5d2f59cf9Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:30:06 GMTTruck flies 50 feet off freeway in San Diegohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5a963d700054ed28c593b68c02fb95dSAN DIEGO (AP) — Fire officials say a driver was seriously hurt when his pickup truck flew off a San Diego freeway onramp and crashed into a restaurant parking lot 50 feet below.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5a963d700054ed28c593b68c02fb95dMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:21:40 GMTShonda Rhimes lays claim to Thursday nights on ABChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82a2a9fbcd114650989067775b794cbbBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Let's just go ahead and make it official. "Thursday" should be renamed "Shonday."FRAZIER MOOREeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82a2a9fbcd114650989067775b794cbbMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:56:54 GMTKerry: US looking for help from Turkey against IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6e3d03fcfdc4b12b82b6574cfd85af6WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States expects Turkey to step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that Turkey has secured the release of 49 hostages held by the militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday.wGovernment and politicsHostage situationsGeneral newsTurkeyUnited StatesIraqMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6e3d03fcfdc4b12b82b6574cfd85af6Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:36:56 GMTUS existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cca7f475d3e644318dcb80247da43c37WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes.wBusinessGeneral newsHome salesHome buyingHome sellingEconomyReal estateResidential real estateLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cca7f475d3e644318dcb80247da43c37Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:04:29 GMTDraghi: Euro recovery losing momentumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4dfff28a5e64a0b8394b0a18458f64bFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi defended the bank's new stimulus programs as he warned that a tepid economic recovery in the eurozone "is losing momentum."iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyEuropeGermanyWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4dfff28a5e64a0b8394b0a18458f64bMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:38:48 GMTAPNewsBreak: 'The Lion King' makes historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3e61ebe2c0a41e98612fb1a61e7b880NEW YORK (AP) — Here's something the folks at Disney can take real pride in: "The Lion King" is the top ticket of all time.MARK KENNEDYaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentPerforming artshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3e61ebe2c0a41e98612fb1a61e7b880Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:46:02 GMTCarhartt celebrates 125th birthday with beer tourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/952be440f8a743b697fa4aefcc19c8afDETROIT (AP) — Michigan-based clothing maker Carhartt is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a cold one.tTravelLifestyleBeveragesFood and drinkDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/952be440f8a743b697fa4aefcc19c8afMon, 22 Sep 2014 12:45:11 GMTGermany organizing conference on refugee crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54090d4e341a4d3caa6235009b10c42fBERLIN (AP) — Germany's Foreign Ministry says it is organizing an international conference on the refugee crisis resulting from the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.iGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGermanySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54090d4e341a4d3caa6235009b10c42fMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:03:55 GMTExplosion at Chinese fireworks factory kills 6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05bc3b39e5746eaba96c7a71dba7c4eBEIJING (AP) — An explosion at a fireworks factory in southern China on Monday killed six people and injured 38 others, the local government said.iGeneral newsExplosionsAccidentsAccidents and disastersChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05bc3b39e5746eaba96c7a71dba7c4eMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:34:28 GMT3 Afghan soldiers missing from Cape Cod basehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68bc2c36e41642f6887210deaae205e5CAMP EDWARDS, Mass. (AP) — Police and military officials are searching for a second day for three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsArmed forcesRegional cooperationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsInternational relationsAfghanistanUnited StatesMassachusettsCentral AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68bc2c36e41642f6887210deaae205e5Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:29:54 GMTUS stocks open lower as China weighs on marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c598dc4b8278477d84ff16a030fb6545NEW YORK (AP) — US stocks opened lower on Monday amid concerns over China's economy. Silver fell again, dropping to its lowest level in over four years.STEVE ROTHWELLPAN PYLASaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsChinaJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c598dc4b8278477d84ff16a030fb6545Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:04:07 GMTNew Polish govt loses some foreign policy hefthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2abd8dd42884d34b0d59d67b6b8cbb3WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's last government was a strong voice internationally on Ukraine, supporting Kiev's pro-Western reforms and calling for sanctions on Russia to punish it for its aggression there.VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsForeign policyInternational relationsGovernment policyPolandWarsawUkraineMoscowRussiaEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2abd8dd42884d34b0d59d67b6b8cbb3Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:59:36 GMTImage of Asia: Kicking for Myanmar goldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b65fbd364eb4e2c93d78347f6b0dc5aIn this photo by Eugene Hoshiko, Myanmar's Phyu Phyu Than kicks the ball as Laos player Koy Xayavong blocks during the women's doubles sepak takraw final match at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Myanmar beat Laos 2-0 to win the gold medal. Sepak takraw is a centuries-old sport originating in Asia, and it resembles hands-off volleyball with kicking and martial arts moves. The sport is among several, including bowling, cricket and squash, that are part of the Asian Games competition but not the Olympics.The Associated PressaGeneral newsSports2014 Asian GamesAsian GamesWomen's sportsEventsMyanmarSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b65fbd364eb4e2c93d78347f6b0dc5aMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:02:50 GMTNASA's Maven spacecraft enters Mars orbithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8469072988d47b0acc903440e7b056cCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet's atmosphere following a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.MARCIA DUNNhtScienceSpace explorationPlanetsAerospace technologyAtmospheric scienceAstronomyIndustrial technologyTechnologyEarth scienceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessColoradoUnited StatesFloridaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8469072988d47b0acc903440e7b056cMon, 22 Sep 2014 12:34:15 GMTMaestro Muti skipping strike-plagued Rome theaterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90373472327f454e8245bb7876d41d45ROME (AP) — Riccardo Muti has declined to conduct performances this season at Rome's strike-plagued Teatro dell'Opera.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsItalyRomeWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90373472327f454e8245bb7876d41d45Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:49:44 GMTMan breaks into Vermont police stationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc5b6dd18ec2429099692afb0f06b802SHELBURNE, Vt. (AP) — Police say a man who thought he was breaking into a Vermont school actually got into the local police station.aOdditiesPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsVermontUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc5b6dd18ec2429099692afb0f06b802Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:05:09 GMTApple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus soldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5e77aa4c01a4bcda35f55e4bec7d61cNEW YORK (AP) — Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyMobile phonesTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesConsumer electronicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5e77aa4c01a4bcda35f55e4bec7d61cMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:05:00 GMTUS stocks open lower on weakness in Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13330712ad3e42f08afdc5053352f71cNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening lower as investors worry about some soft economic data from China and a profit warning by the British retailer Tesco.aBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13330712ad3e42f08afdc5053352f71cMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:36:14 GMTPakistan appoints new spy chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/708441fce03947ce872f574d0fe1f2a3ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military on Monday named a career army officer with experience of battling militants to head the country's premier intelligence agency as Islamabad struggles to combat a homegrown Islamic insurgency.ASIF SHAHZADiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestEspionageCrimeGovernment and politicsPakistanUnited StatesIslamabadSouth AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/708441fce03947ce872f574d0fe1f2a3Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:31:34 GMTAir France delays low-cost expansion after strikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea4db98c8e0f40d99f5aa59682f528e7PARIS (AP) — Air France is delaying the expansion of its low-cost carrier, Transavia, after a seven-day pilots' strike that the airline says is costing it up to 20 million euros ($25 million) a day.iBusinessGeneral newsStrikesLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea4db98c8e0f40d99f5aa59682f528e7Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:37:17 GMTCaroline Garcia upsets Radwanska at Wuhan Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f3c8927e5f94882aa59a32419957bd8WUHAN, China (AP) — Caroline Garcia followed up her first-round win over Venus Williams with a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) upset win over fifth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday at the inaugural Wuhan Open.The Associated PresssSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsWuhanChinaEast AsiaGermanyUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f3c8927e5f94882aa59a32419957bd8Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:43:45 GMT