FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:38:23 -0700Record-setting Murray, Cowboys top Giants 31-21http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12c24e16d53b477383eeeb2c6bbe40d2ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — DeMarco Murray's workload is a frequently asked question during the week for the Dallas Cowboys. There is no doubt about the answer when the game is on the line.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional footballRecord setting eventsAthlete healthFootballGeneral newsNew YorkDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12c24e16d53b477383eeeb2c6bbe40d2Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:06:28 GMTNY Gov. Cuomo raises profile _ but for what?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a94829406a2c482a89ff8f0c5a532f5aALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With a new book, an appearance on David Letterman, high-profile trips overseas and a bigger campaign account than any other governor, New York's Andrew Cuomo might look like someone running for president.DAVID KLEPPERaGeneral news2016 United States Presidential Election2012 United States Presidential ElectionState governmentsUnited States Presidential ElectionCampaignsElectionsGovernment and politicsVotingNational electionsEventsAlbanyUnited StatesIowaNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a94829406a2c482a89ff8f0c5a532f5aMon, 20 Oct 2014 06:10:07 GMTRavens reach 1st place by dismissing Falconshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d526e491373453eb9e56a1ee8b363a6BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens are playing defense with the kind of swagger usually associated with a first-place team.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d526e491373453eb9e56a1ee8b363a6Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:05:02 GMTJoko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's new presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2f8e1d537d34661818adcdefe7eeb8bJAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Joko Widodo completed a journey from riverside shack to presidential palace on Monday, cheered through the streets following his inauguration by tens of thousands of ordinary Indonesians in a reminder to the opposition-controlled parliament of the strong grass-roots support that swept him to power.NINIEK KARMINIiGeneral newsInaugurationsUnited States Presidential InaugurationEconomyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsParliamentary electionsLegislatureEventsBusinessElectionsExecutive branchIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJavaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2f8e1d537d34661818adcdefe7eeb8bMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:49:55 GMTStill the Same: Bob Seger launching tour, albumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e26720c95e364897ae0db43ec83271aaNEW YORK (AP) — At 69, Bob Seger says he's ready to hit the road again: He's scaled back smoking and bicycles 10 miles a day as part of a workout routine.LOU FERRARAaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e26720c95e364897ae0db43ec83271aaMon, 20 Oct 2014 06:29:15 GMTNepal to end rescue operation on trekking routehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8cd11c019184492aeb8c7615795af3cKATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal was wrapping up rescue operations in its northern mountains Monday, saying all the hikers believed to have been stranded on a trekking route by a series of deadly blizzards are now safe.BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseAthlete injuriesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersAthlete healthSportsNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8cd11c019184492aeb8c7615795af3cMon, 20 Oct 2014 06:17:12 GMTJews buy homes in contested Arab area of Jerusalemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5b9dc6a6a5040efac101f211b252a0cJERUSALEM (AP) — Residents in a contested neighborhood of east Jerusalem say Jewish settlers have moved into two buildings — a step that is likely to raise already heightened tensions in the volatile area.iGeneral newsHome buyingResidential real estateLifestyleIsraelJerusalemMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5b9dc6a6a5040efac101f211b252a0cMon, 20 Oct 2014 09:23:39 GMTPalmer leads Cardinals past Raiders 24-13http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0315cccc2c24e4c966bccf72c3ea90aOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Carson Palmer left his homecoming game in Oakland in a position he rarely held during his two seasons with the Raiders: first place.JOSH DUBOWsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional footballFootballOaklandArizonaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0315cccc2c24e4c966bccf72c3ea90aMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:09:09 GMTWhat to know about federally run Indian schoolshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80aa13241a0e4f8cbb607cb61b571c60WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government finances 183 schools and dormitories for Native American children on or near reservations in 23 states. The schools are some of the nation's lowest performing.KIMBERLY HEFLINGaGovernment and politicsPrimary and secondary educationTribal governmentsNative AmericansEducationSocial affairsArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80aa13241a0e4f8cbb607cb61b571c60Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:20:05 GMTEbola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2b57ef3c757457aa6932c68151e5bffDALLAS (AP) — Ebola fears began to ease for some Monday as a monitoring period passed for those who had close contact with a victim of the disease and after a cruise ship scare ended with the boat returning to port and a lab worker on board testing negative for the virus.MARILYNN MARCHIONEMIKE STOBBEaGeneral newsHealthDiseases and conditionsNursing careInfectious diseasesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsTexasDallasGalvestonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2b57ef3c757457aa6932c68151e5bffMon, 20 Oct 2014 05:12:08 GMTFake punt helps Rams top Seahawks 28-26http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0c6d6a0fbc14c7e8d17b60fb8bf42d9ST. LOUIS (AP) — With another big lead slipping away at home, St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher made a daring call that turned out to be sheer brilliance.sSportsProfessional footballFootballSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0c6d6a0fbc14c7e8d17b60fb8bf42d9Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:10:46 GMTMcCoy rallies Redskins to 19-17 win over Titanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbdcabd2c3554dff8499e4dc7b1df82cLANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Kirk Cousins comes in for Robert Griffin III and completes his first 12 passes to lead the Washington Redskins to victory over a humdrum team. Five weeks later, Colt McCoy comes in for Cousins and completes his first six passes to lead the Redskins to victory over yet another humdrum team.JOSEPH WHITEsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbdcabd2c3554dff8499e4dc7b1df82cMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:09:57 GMTRoyals, fans bond over improbable postseason runhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4df42ad1b0bb4537b34662ac2f557035KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsMLB PlayoffsMLB World SeriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4df42ad1b0bb4537b34662ac2f557035Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:53:10 GMT5 findings about Social Security for Nazi suspectshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d60771a27e9e4f61b97cf426d64766bcAn Associated Press investigation found that dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments, through a loophole in U.S. law, after being forced out of the United States.The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment pensions and social securityNazismGovernment business and financeBusinesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d60771a27e9e4f61b97cf426d64766bcMon, 20 Oct 2014 05:36:50 GMTAustralia's Parliament House lifts face veil banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1f71802decd4ed0b6895e2acefa5d85CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's Parliament House on Monday lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1f71802decd4ed0b6895e2acefa5d85Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:09:32 GMTBrief profiles of a few ex-Nazis getting benefitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fba7591888fd4484872e34f0710eb575Since 1979, at least 38 of 66 suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards forced out of the United States collected millions of dollars in American Social Security payments, an Associated Press investigation has found.The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment pensions and social securityInternational agreementsNazismGovernment business and financeBusinessInternational relationsGermanyUnited StatesBerlinWest GermanyPolandAustriaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fba7591888fd4484872e34f0710eb575Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:32:34 GMTExpelled Nazis paid millions in Social Securityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/070f7f0550924ae8a7a9bb5241fadac1OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation has found.DAVID RISINGRANDY HERSCHAFTRICHARD LARDNERiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment pensions and social securityNazismWar crimesDiplomacyGovernment business and financeBusinessWar and unrestInternational relationsCroatiaUnited StatesPolandGermanyAustriaWashingtonEastern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/070f7f0550924ae8a7a9bb5241fadac1Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:25:21 GMTRodgers rolls, Packers rout Panthers 38-17http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d9190abf17642a5a60e74f087d94699GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The milestones keep piling up during what is turning into a special first half of the season for Aaron Rodgers.GENARO C. ARMASsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballWisconsinGreen BayUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d9190abf17642a5a60e74f087d94699Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:11:45 GMTManning passes Favre's TD mark in Broncos' big winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/950825de266849a38e6049e94fc4a2abDENVER (AP) — Leave it to Peyton Manning to plan his own prank.ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/950825de266849a38e6049e94fc4a2abMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:03:18 GMTObama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b5e96befebf4951a35f4911edd9cefbCHICAGO (AP) — Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration's response to the Ebola scare continues to evolve.JOSH LEDERMANaHealthGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingMid-term electionsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsElectionsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaChicagoIllinoisNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b5e96befebf4951a35f4911edd9cefbMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:33:09 GMTGiants rely on core of 4 relievershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e135dc047bc409da3f3447c8988c486SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance.JOSH DUBOWsSportsMLB World SeriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsSan FranciscoNew York CityCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e135dc047bc409da3f3447c8988c486Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:54:07 GMTFirestorm over Met opera hits fever pitchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/062a3f30d8e846f98ca32e6eda61e538NEW YORK (AP) — Some big-name politicians are joining Jewish protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.VERENA DOBNIKaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentPerforming artsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/062a3f30d8e846f98ca32e6eda61e538Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:58:20 GMTBills show resolve in rallying to beat Vikingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daab9aea597a4085a67a07765f0e4440ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Following so many years of frustration, veteran defensive tackle Kyle Williams is beginning to wonder if the Buffalo Bills have learned a thing or two about resilience.JOHN WAWROWsSportsProfessional footballFootballNew YorkBuffaloUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daab9aea597a4085a67a07765f0e4440Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:14:43 GMTMan carries Fresno man from burning homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bc69be26c1c4deb98377dc95c00190cFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man ran into a burning home in Fresno and came out carrying a man who lives inside over his shoulder as flames popped and exploded behind him.aGeneral newsFiresSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersFresnoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bc69be26c1c4deb98377dc95c00190cMon, 20 Oct 2014 08:13:59 GMTJapan trade, justice ministers quit amid scandalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a942ff121eb452a8daabba06a3392f5TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade and justice ministers resigned Monday after accusations they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative administration.MARI YAMAGUCHIELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsPolitical resignationsInternational tradePolitical scandalsCabinet appointments and nominationsCampaign finance improprietiesGovernment and politicsCabinetsJudicial electionsEconomyPolitical issuesGovernment appointments and nominationsCrimeCampaignsElectionsJudiciaryReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a942ff121eb452a8daabba06a3392f5Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:27:58 GMTDCCC raises $17M in September, spends $37Mhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0cc7b55ded04185b1e638196141182aWASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats' campaign arm on Monday said it raised almost $17 million last month and has $34 million saved for the final weeks of the election.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsPolitical partiesCampaignsPolitical organizationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0cc7b55ded04185b1e638196141182aMon, 20 Oct 2014 09:06:15 GMTLions rally for 24-23 win over Saintshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/009fbb93a7e946da986c970192acdcdeDETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have won back-to-back games without Calvin Johnson, perhaps the most encouraging sign yet that coach Jim Caldwell is making significant progress in his first season at the helm.NOAH TRISTERsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional footballFootballDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/009fbb93a7e946da986c970192acdcdeMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:07:29 GMTPilots at Lufthansa long-haul fleet to strikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/692dbe8acd9449f797546db0bd43d833BERLIN (AP) — A planned strike by pilots at Lufthansa has been expanded to include a one-day walkout Tuesday at the German airline's long-haul fleet.iBusinessGeneral newsStrikesLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/692dbe8acd9449f797546db0bd43d833Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:16:02 GMTFor GOP's Scalise, being No. 3 boosts popularityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caaa518f95e64b2da8fdce40c33bab02NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Let's count the ways Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise has grown in popularity since he became the third most powerful man in the Republican-led House.DONNA CASSATApGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsLegislaturePolitical partiesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryPolitical organizationsNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caaa518f95e64b2da8fdce40c33bab02Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:52:21 GMTChina gives $6 million for food in Ebola countrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ad0e20ccf044444b31255765c0bbc34BEIJING (AP) — China has donated $6 million to help stave off food shortages in the three African countries worst affected by the Ebola virus, the World Food Program announced Monday, part of Beijing's growing assistance to a continent where its companies have become major investors.iGeneral newsForeign aidHumanitarian assistanceInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthInternational relationsGovernment and politicsChinaBeijingEast AsiaAfricaWest AfricaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ad0e20ccf044444b31255765c0bbc34Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:03:28 GMTLawyers due in court in marathon bombing casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e1a3e6878634b41a662b0767eb7d1afBOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors and lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are due in court Monday for a status conference.DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsBoston Marathon bombingCrimeBombingsLaw and orderViolent crimeEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e1a3e6878634b41a662b0767eb7d1afMon, 20 Oct 2014 08:29:30 GMTJapan leads Asia stocks higher after US reboundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9527bd300354a858172a5395de886abAsian stock markets rose Monday, led by a 4 percent surge in Japan, after Wall Street's rebound eased nerves about the outlook for the world economy and investors looked ahead to a report on China's economic growth. European shares wilted amid gloom about prospects for the region's economy.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyEconomic outlookCurrency marketsStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyJapanChinaEast AsiaEuropeAsiaGreater Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9527bd300354a858172a5395de886abMon, 20 Oct 2014 08:45:56 GMTSantos' 48-yard field goal lifts Chiefs over Boltshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0500453be3941a888056467f15510a4SAN DIEGO (AP) — Pretty much everybody thought the San Diego Chargers would be 6-1 heading into their first meeting of the season with Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos.BERNIE WILSONsSportsProfessional footballFootballSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0500453be3941a888056467f15510a4Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:08:29 GMTRobinson's career game helps Jaguars finally winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e00f75bffddb40d3919095609e637d4fJACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Denard Robinson finished the sentence quicker than he hit holes.MARK LONGsSportsProfessional footballFootballOhioClevelandMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e00f75bffddb40d3919095609e637d4fMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:14:00 GMTTannehill leads Dolphins past Bears 27-14http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7cb1b971df40e5bb33a068fddd9432CHICAGO (AP) — Ryan Tannehill was sure he was going to hand the ball off. Then he saw the defense, and he knew what he had to do.JAY COHENsSportsProfessional footballFootballChicagoGreen BayIllinoisUnited StatesNorth AmericaWisconsinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf7cb1b971df40e5bb33a068fddd9432Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:12:31 GMTOn the road to find the world's funniest personhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c18a0e073a074c51a0d3d978ad6dc46aLOS ANGELES (AP) — It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they'd been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other.JOHN ROGERSaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBars and clubsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLos AngelesIsraelMiddle EastCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c18a0e073a074c51a0d3d978ad6dc46aMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:41:40 GMTShares in Dutch feed company Nutreco surgehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ddb3b8fd4404ba997a9d6f916c1c180AMSTERDAM (AP) — Shares in Dutch animal and fish feed supplier Nutreco NV have surged after the company announced a management-backed 2.69 billion ($3.43 billion) takeover offer from privately-owned trading company SHV Holdings.fBusinessLeading economic indicatorsEconomyNetherlandsWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ddb3b8fd4404ba997a9d6f916c1c180Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:23:02 GMTHawaii rides out storm, no reports of serious woeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b4ac161c0884e52945c519b7614849cHONOLULU (AP) — A Pacific tempest packing hurricane force winds brushed Hawaii over the weekend with heavy rain, high surf and strong winds, but the islands rode out the storm with no reports of any serious problems.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERP. SOLOMON BANDAaGeneral newsStormsWeatherAccidents and disastersNatural disastersHawaiiHonoluluUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b4ac161c0884e52945c519b7614849cMon, 20 Oct 2014 08:08:45 GMTPhilips posts 3rd quarter losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cf5314baea943cbabd6e2752584c369AMSTERDAM (AP) — Royal Philips NV, the world's largest lighting maker, has reported a 104 million-euro ($132 million) loss for the third quarter, mostly due to a one-off charge after losing a patent infringement lawsuit against Masimo Corp. of the U.S.fBusinessPatentsFinancial performanceCorporate newsIntellectual property violationsIntellectual propertyCrimeGeneral newsNetherlandsWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cf5314baea943cbabd6e2752584c369Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:55:02 GMTTop Iraq Shiite cleric backs PM's fight against IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5553bf90ba124c24b71ede4806b831eaBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, has met with the country's prime minister in a sign of support for his newly-formed government and its struggle against the Islamic State extremist group.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIslamReligionSocial affairsBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5553bf90ba124c24b71ede4806b831eaMon, 20 Oct 2014 08:23:14 GMTAttacks on Afghan checkpoints kill 4 troopshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6779df2f34a242a299f936b966716b69KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say insurgents have attacked several army checkpoints in eastern and southern Afghanistan, killing at least four troops and wounding several people.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6779df2f34a242a299f936b966716b69Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:11:05 GMTUS airdrops arms to Kurds in Syrian town of Kobanihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fc00df56bf64df890e7ddbbc6ed424bWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says it has airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants.ROBERT BURNSwGovernment and politicsWar and unrestGeneral newsTurkeySyriaUnited StatesMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fc00df56bf64df890e7ddbbc6ed424bMon, 20 Oct 2014 08:08:17 GMTClinics say not best place to check for Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b62a1ad54fed4bd79d1e6188e833880bWhen a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn't rush to the nearest hospital. He chose an urgent care clinic.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b62a1ad54fed4bd79d1e6188e833880bMon, 20 Oct 2014 08:42:18 GMTColts embrace defense after beating Bengals 27-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b06b99df91304d8b825d0215bfbd980dINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck is becoming a big fan of the Indianapolis Colts' defense.MICHAEL MAROTsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b06b99df91304d8b825d0215bfbd980dMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:04:00 GMTHK leader: 'External forces' involved in protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5af6cd7ff19240f1a9d29efab56b40ebHONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader has claimed that "external forces" are participating in student-led pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial capital for more than three weeks, but provided no evidence to back his accusation.JACK CHANGKELVIN CHANiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsMunicipal governmentsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsHong KongChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5af6cd7ff19240f1a9d29efab56b40ebMon, 20 Oct 2014 08:52:04 GMTThe 10 semifinalists for World's Funniest Personhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97e1ba3506d549d4be8fe933cddde75bLOS ANGELES (AP) — The 10 semifinalists in the World's Funniest Person competition are:The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsComedy performanceEntertainmentBars and clubsRecreation and leisureLifestyleIndiaFranceSpainHong KongSouth AfricaUnited StatesMoroccoSouth AsiaMiddle EastAsiaWestern EuropeEuropeChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaSouthern AfricaAfricaNorth AmericaNorth Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97e1ba3506d549d4be8fe933cddde75bMon, 20 Oct 2014 07:42:58 GMTFire exposes illegal Chinese factories in Italyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ec9494924864200b72942e984ec0e34PRATO, Italy (AP) — There was no fire alarm at the garment factory outside Florence where Chen Changzhong worked and lived.ERIKA KINETZiGeneral newsOrganized crimeFiresCrimeConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAccidentsAccidents and disastersChinaItalyFlorenceGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ec9494924864200b72942e984ec0e34Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:56:23 GMTDo remains belong to missing Virginia student?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0eb2bfabaf104571835a60dba984fd5aCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police blocked off roads, sifted through leaves and scoured a rural area where they found remains that could be missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.BROCK VERGAKISaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMissing personsCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0eb2bfabaf104571835a60dba984fd5aMon, 20 Oct 2014 08:16:37 GMTIndian schools face decayed buildings, povertyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/327c28c76c2241a9b21aec58d0e73ad1WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness, extreme poverty and a lack of construction dollars. They also are among the nation's lowest performing.KIMBERLY HEFLINGaGovernment and politicsNative AmericansHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/327c28c76c2241a9b21aec58d0e73ad1Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:17:46 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63cbe0040a444063be5422aa3488b15aAt least 38 people were killed in a series of snowstorms and avalanches in Nepal's worst hiking disaster. Search teams in army helicopters rescued dozens of foreigners who were stranded along the popular Annapurna trekking route.The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSri LankaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63cbe0040a444063be5422aa3488b15aMon, 20 Oct 2014 05:25:40 GMT