FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Aug 2014 13:15:05 -0700Iran's president dodges question on held reporter (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declined to specifically discuss the case of a detained Washington Post journalist during a nationally televised news conference Saturday.iGeneral newsNewspapersJournalismJournalistsNews mediaMediaGovernment and politicsIranMiddle East, 30 Aug 2014 16:55:54 GMTPakistani protesters head toward premier's house (AP) — Pakistani police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters as they tried to march toward the prime minister's home in the capital on Saturday, blanketing the route with clouds of white smoke and scattering demonstrators.ZARAR KHANASIF SHAHZADiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsVotingPolitical and civil unrestElectionsHolidaysOccasionsLifestylePakistanSouth AsiaAsia, 30 Aug 2014 19:16:07 GMTPro-Russia rebels confident after making gains, Ukraine (AP) — As the survivor of a tank attack on a Ukrainian army truck was being carried into an ambulance, he was showered with verbal abuse by a rebel fighter.PETER LEONARDiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestEvacuationsGovernment and politicsUkraineRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 30 Aug 2014 19:11:09 GMTEU leaders pick Italian as bloc's new top diplomat (AP) — European Union leaders on Saturday picked Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini, to become the 28-nation bloc's top diplomat for the next five years.JUERGEN BAETZiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSummitsInternational relationsForeign policyDiplomacyLabor economyNational governmentsEconomyGovernment policyBusinessEuropePolandItalyEastern EuropeWestern Europe, 30 Aug 2014 19:06:44 GMTTunisia recovers bodies of Syrian boat migrants, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian authorities say the country's coast guard has recovered at least 41 bodies of migrants, mostly Syrians, who drowned trying to sail to Europe.iGeneral newsTunisiaLibyaNorth AfricaAfrica, 30 Aug 2014 19:58:30 GMTHennie Otto remains in lead at Italian Open, Italy (AP) — Hennie Otto of South Africa shot a 1-under 71 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the Italian Open, where Stephen Gallacher's late bid to qualify for the Ryder Cup will go down to the wire.sSportsMen's sportsRyder CupMen's golfGolfEventsItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Aug 2014 17:18:48 GMTCalifornia appeals teacher tenure ruling ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or raise the standards for obtaining them.ANDREW DALTONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsState governmentsState legislatureEducationLaw and orderGovernment and politicsLegislatureSocial affairsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 17:47:56 GMT'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' draft released (AP) — An unused chapter of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" has been released — 50 years after Roald Dahl's much-loved children's novel was first published.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Aug 2014 16:39:33 GMTClashes at Stockholm protest against neo-Nazis (AP) — Swedish riot police briefly clashed with counterdemonstrators at a neo-Nazi rally in Stockholm on Saturday, two weeks before a parliamentary election.KARL RITTERiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsProtests and demonstrationsRiotsNeo-NazismNazismPolitical and civil unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsSwedenStockholmWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Aug 2014 18:35:32 GMTPacino does double duty at Venice Film Festival, Italy (AP) — Al Pacino made two trips up the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, with a pair of movies about aging, regret, giving up and letting go.JILL LAWLESSiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentVenice Film FestivalCelebrityEventsItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Aug 2014 19:37:02 GMTRebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says (AP) — An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected housing stock following the war between Hamas and Israel.PETER ENAViGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerritorial disputesGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelEgyptGaza StripMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 30 Aug 2014 19:29:23 GMTLA's Made in America concert set to rock downtown ANGELES (AP) — Downtown Los Angeles is ready for its inaugural outdoor music festival.SANDY COHENaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 17:18:48 GMTMurray overcomes mid-match lull to win at US Open YORK (AP) — Eighth-seeded Andy Murray overcame a mid-match lull and beat 96th-ranked Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia 6-1, 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 Saturday in the U.S. Open's third round.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 19:49:49 GMTMade in America concert set to rock Los Angeles ANGELES (AP) — Downtown Los Angeles is ready for its inaugural outdoor music festival Saturday despite concerns from residents about possible security and traffic issues.SANDY COHENaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSmall businessMusicEntertainmentMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 18:58:04 GMT22 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescue workers and trapped miners alike frantically dug away at opposite sides of rock and mud that blocked a Nicaragua gold mine, finally succeeding in freeing at least 20 men. Efforts to reach five miners still missing continued Saturday.ESTEBAN FELIXLUIS MANUEL GALEANOiBusinessGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMaterials industryIndustriesNicaraguaManaguaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 30 Aug 2014 20:04:11 GMTFerguson rally marks 3 weeks after Brown's death, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer three weeks ago to the day. His death stoked national discourse about police tactics and race, which the rally's organizers pledged to continue.JIM SUHRaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 18:46:38 GMTGirl, 9, dies, was trapped in sand at Oregon beach CITY, Ore. (AP) — Police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City say a 9-year-old girl trapped when a sand hole collapsed on her has died.aGeneral newsOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 18:15:12 GMTWimbledon champ Kvitova out at US Open YORK (AP) — Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was stunned in the third round of the U.S. Open by a scrambling, moon-balling qualifier ranked No. 145.JAMES MARTINEZsSportsMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsTennisWomen's sportsUnited StatesNew York CityQueensNorth AmericaNew York, 30 Aug 2014 19:56:03 GMTMother of boy who brought gun to school sentenced ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — The mother of a Washington state boy who brought a gun to school that went off in his backpack and critically wounded a classmate will spend more than a year behind bars.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationLegal proceedingsLaw and orderWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 19:18:57 GMTDjokovic beats Querrey to reach US Open 4th round YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic needed all of 15 minutes to take the first five games against Sam Querrey, sending the top-seeded Serb on his way to the U.S. Open's fourth round for the eighth year in a row.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisEventsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 18:44:53 GMTFerguson rally marks 3 weeks since Brown's death, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer three weeks ago to the day. His death stoked national discourse about police tactics and race, which the rally's organizers pledged to continue.JIM SUHRaGeneral newsViolent crimeProtests and demonstrationsCrimePolicePolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 19:28:05 GMTLLWS star Mo'Ne Davis headed to WNBA conf. finals League World Series sensation Mo'Ne Davis is heading to the conference finals in Minnesota on Sunday.DOUG FEINBERGsSportsLittle League World SeriesWNBA FinalsBaseballYouth baseballWomen's basketballEventsMen's sportsProfessional basketballBasketballWomen's sportsYouth sports, 30 Aug 2014 19:20:06 GMTWitnesses testify in fatal dog attack case, Mich. (AP) — A witness told a judge during a preliminary examination for the owners of two dogs that fatally mauled a jogger that he had to shoot at the animals to make them flee.aGeneral newsDogsCrimeMammalsAnimalsAccidentsAccidents and disastersMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 18:59:49 GMTNo. 5 Ohio State pulls away to beat Navy 34-17 (AP) — Redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns in his college debut, and No. 5 Ohio State beat Navy 34-17 Saturday for its 25th consecutive regular-season victory.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 19:37:27 GMTBahraini activist detained on arrival to kingdom, Bahrain (AP) — Police detained Bahraini human rights campaigner Maryam al-Khawaja after her arrival in the Gulf country on Saturday, her mother said.iGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical activismSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsBahrainManamaUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 18:43:06 GMTVENICE WATCH: Director's praise for Robin Williams, Italy (AP) — VENICE, Italy — The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Here's what has been catching the eye of The Associated Press:iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentVenice Film FestivalCelebrityEventsItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Aug 2014 16:46:37 GMTGulf meeting ends without clear end to Qatar spat, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A meeting of Gulf foreign ministers ended on Saturday without a clear way out of a monthslong diplomatic spat with Qatar, although some envoys signaled that progress had been made.ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRIiGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaQatarGaza StripBahrainOmanPalestinian territories, 30 Aug 2014 19:31:29 GMTSomali troops oust militants from southern town, Somalia (AP) — Somali government troops fighting alongside African Union troops ousted Islamic militants from a southern town they have been controlling, an official said Saturday.ABDI GULEDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestSomaliaAfricaMogadishuEast Africa, 30 Aug 2014 19:14:16 GMTPeople rally at Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man, Ohio (AP) — Some 200 people held signs and chanted Saturday outside a Wal-Mart where a young man with an air rifle was fatally shot by police.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeOhioDaytonUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 19:52:54 GMTMotorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase.aGeneral newsOdditiesConcordNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 18:49:06 GMT5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office YORK (AP) — The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office. Or it could have been Michael Bay's sequel-reboot hybrid "Transformers: Age of Extinction," the lone movie to even approach $1 billion globally.JAKE COYLEaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 17:17:07 GMTSt. Louis officer retires amid inquiry into video LOUIS (AP) — Police say a suspended St. Louis County officer who had been assigned to patrols in Ferguson has retired amid a review of 2012 video in which the officer calls himself "a killer" and makes incendiary comments about religion and U.S. political leaders.aGeneral newsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 18:34:01 GMTNYC union: Cops not to blame for drugged-out death YORK (AP) — The head of a New York City police union says officers shouldn't be held responsible for the death of a drugged-out man in custody.aBusinessGeneral newsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 17:53:59 GMTNYC police investigate tot's death after day care YORK (AP) — New York City police are investigating the death of a 14-month-old girl after she was picked up from day care.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 16:58:46 GMTPenn State tops UCF 26-24 with last-second FG (AP) — Penn State won a thrilling season opener with a 36-yard field goal as time expired to defeat the University of Central Florida 26-24 in front of a raucous 55,000-strong crowd in Ireland.SHAWN POGATCHNIKsSportsCollege footballMen's sportsFootballCollege sportsDublinIrelandWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Aug 2014 19:37:32 GMTObama to attend wedding of longtime personal chef (AP) — Here's what the Obama family had on its plate Saturday evening: the White House chef's wedding.DARLENE SUPERVILLEeArts and entertainmentLifestyleGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentWeddingsOccasionsDistrict of ColumbiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 18:24:14 GMTBautista homers, Blue Jays beat Yankees 2-0 (AP) — Drew Hutchison pitched seven shutout innings, Jose Bautista homered for the fourth straight game and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 2-0 on Saturday.IAN HARRISONsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityTorontoNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 30 Aug 2014 19:48:46 GMTMichael Sam back at Missouri, Mo. (AP) — Michael Sam smiled and shook hands on the sideline at Missouri's season opener against South Dakota State on Saturday ahead of finding out his NFL future.sSportsCollege footballProfessional footballFootballCollege sportsColumbiaMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 19:54:53 GMTGordon says Stewart could run strong in Atlanta, Ga. (AP) — Jeff Gordon is expecting Tony Stewart to be a contender in his return to the track.CHARLES ODUMsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARGeorgiaAtlantaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 20:00:08 GMTJapan's Nishikora advances in US Open YORK (AP) — Japan's Kei Nishikori advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-3, victory over Leonardo Mayer of Argentina.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsEventsJapanUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 19:19:32 GMTWith heavy heart, Kuchar hovers around the lead, Mass. (AP) — When he wasn't thinking about his caddie's deceased wife, Matt Kuchar was busy making plenty of birdies in the Deutsche Bank Championship.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 19:06:29 GMTNo. 1 US Open women's doubles duo out in 2nd round YORK (AP) — A day after beating Venus Williams in singles at the U.S. Open, Sara Errani and her partner, Roberta Vinci, were knocked out in the second round as the top-seeded team in women's doubles.aGeneral newsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsTennisSportsEvents, 30 Aug 2014 20:04:46 GMTEU inches toward new sanctions on Russia (AP) — The European Union on Saturday warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return, with new economic sanctions being drawn up to make Moscow reconsider its position.JUERGEN BAETZJIM HEINTZiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSummitsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsHumanitarian assistanceEconomyInternational relationsForeign policyGovernment policyLocal governmentsBusinessUkraineMoscowRussiaBrusselsLithuaniaEuropeDonetskKievEastern EuropeBelgiumWestern Europe, 30 Aug 2014 18:57:07 GMTCorvette Museum to completely fill in sinkhole massive sinkhole that swallowed eight prized sports cars won't be a permanent attraction at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.BRUCE SCHREINERaGeneral newsMuseumsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelBowling GreenKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 16:55:54 GMTSaudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria.ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRISAMEER YAACOUBiGeneral newsTerrorismMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsEuropeSyriaSaudi ArabiaBaghdadMiddle EastUnited StatesIraqNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 19:10:37 GMTYemen clash kills 4 troops, 13 suspected militants, Yemen (AP) — Clashes in Yemen between the army and al-Qaida's local branch killed at least 13 suspected militants and four troops Saturday, military officials said.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestYemenSanaaMiddle East, 30 Aug 2014 17:08:25 GMTFew women in construction; recruiting efforts rise YORK (AP) — Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour. Now, at 36, she's back in the classroom — in safety glasses and a T-shirt — learning how to be a carpenter.DAVID CRARYaBusinessGeneral newsHigher educationConstruction sector performanceWorkplace discriminationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesEducationSocial affairsEconomyProfessional servicesPersonnelLabor issuesSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSex in societyNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 16:49:42 GMT49ers' Aldon Smith apologizes for suspension FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has apologized to the organization and its fans after receiving a nine-game suspension from the NFL for a series of off-field legal issues.sSportsSports transactionsCelebritySports governanceSports businessEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 16:35:45 GMTNo. 7 UCLA 28, Virginia 20., Va. (AP) — UCLA scored three defensive touchdowns before Brett Hundley led them on a critical second-half scoring drive and the No. 7 Bruins escaped Virginia 28-20 in the opener for both teams Saturday.HANK KURZ Jr.sSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballVirginiaCharlottesvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 19:36:23 GMTFerguson slowly starting to make comeback, Mo. (AP) — The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks. But those in the community know they've got a long way to go.JIM SALTERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 19:29:55 GMT