FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:16:06 -0700Boy who won ESPY for TD run now in cancer trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c756aa712c944ae93fa9866dbace100OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The 8-year-old cancer patient who became an Internet sensation for his touchdown run in Nebraska's 2013 spring football scrimmage is now one of a handful of children enrolled in a cancer treatment trial.aGeneral newsSportsMedicationCancerDiagnosis and treatmentDiseases and conditionsHealthChild and teen healthNebraskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c756aa712c944ae93fa9866dbace100Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:11:02 GMTHuck defeats Larghetti to keep cruiserweight belthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68e26134f2ab4c8f8ef9cd2d2c97fd48HALLE, Germany (AP) — German cruiserweight Marko Huck defeated Mirko Larghetti of Italy by unanimous decision Saturday to retain his WBO belt for the record-equaling 13th time.sSportsBoxingGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68e26134f2ab4c8f8ef9cd2d2c97fd48Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:45:55 GMTCensus: Orca population in Puget Sound fallinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89cd36b6c16b4731ab372838968b8cc3FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — With two new deaths this year and no new calves since 2012, the population of endangered killer whales in the Puget Sound continues to decline.aGeneral newsPopulation growth and declineDolphinsZoologyAnimalsMarine biologySalmonDemographicsFishHarborsSocial affairsMammalsBiologyScienceOceanographyEnvironment and naturePuget SoundWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89cd36b6c16b4731ab372838968b8cc3Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:23:58 GMTFighter War Machine extradited to Nevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da31eda70bdd40a7ad6d869b3aad55feLAS VEGAS (AP) — Mixed martial arts fighter War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he brutally beat his porn star ex-girlfriend.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSportsExtraditionCrimeLaw and orderLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da31eda70bdd40a7ad6d869b3aad55feSun, 31 Aug 2014 00:09:23 GMT6 die in fire at eastern North Carolina homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7e4ace6a0f24947b2e1d2f88ab9309dGARLAND, N.C. (AP) — A fire swept through a mobile home in eastern North Carolina early Saturday, killing six people, authorities said.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7e4ace6a0f24947b2e1d2f88ab9309dSat, 30 Aug 2014 22:12:54 GMTGolson leads No. 17 Irish to 48-17 win over Ricehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6e4c5014ac84b5c9366ffbc8e75091eSOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Everett Golson threw touchdown passes of 75 and 53 yards and ran for three more scores in his return after missing the 2013 season for academic impropriety, leading No. 17 Notre Dame to a 48-17 victory over Rice on Saturday.TOM COYNEsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballSouth BendIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6e4c5014ac84b5c9366ffbc8e75091eSat, 30 Aug 2014 23:16:16 GMTWawrinka's gets walkover into 4th round of US Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6165309555d54a4ab990b8cc7b011664NEW YORK (AP) — Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka got a walkover into the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Saturday when Blaz Kavcic pulled out due to an injured right foot just before their scheduled match.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsAthlete injuriesMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsEventsAthlete healthUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6165309555d54a4ab990b8cc7b011664Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:37:34 GMTWind, weather stoke Northern California wildfireshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c86459052ee143ce801dc216856b2d54HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) — A pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago was still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.aGeneral newsWeatherNatural disastersForestsFiresAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c86459052ee143ce801dc216856b2d54Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:28:03 GMTDefense shines as No. 7 UCLA beats Virginia 28-20http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ea349cdfc77476ea706f811d11d0d29CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Brett Hundley was all smiles, mostly because of his defense.HANK KURZ Jr.sSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballVirginiaCharlottesvilleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ea349cdfc77476ea706f811d11d0d29Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:23:26 GMTRams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player draftedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c36440e72864a72adf3d064ed571d70ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. Coach Jeff Fisher repeated over and over that it was purely a football decision.R.B. FALLSTROMaGeneral newsSportsGays and lesbiansProfessional footballFootballMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c36440e72864a72adf3d064ed571d70Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:52:00 GMTFeds: Plane with unconscious pilot goes into oceanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb7880312f0849ca9195fcf459151cf6CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — The pilot of a small airplane lost consciousness while flying and crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia coast on Saturday, the Coast Guard said.aGeneral newsAccidentsOceansAccidents and disastersTransportationEnvironment and natureVirginiaAtlantic OceanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb7880312f0849ca9195fcf459151cf6Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:34:25 GMTWimbledon champ Kvitova out at US Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0aa741919d8840149c59245c5fadd29eNEW 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 Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0aa741919d8840149c59245c5fadd29eSat, 30 Aug 2014 23:10:57 GMTMother of boy who brought gun to school sentencedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a51fb6eccdc44322bddcfacaa7f8277fPORT 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 crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationWashingtonBremertonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a51fb6eccdc44322bddcfacaa7f8277fSat, 30 Aug 2014 21:55:10 GMTUS dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43adc59411d348fa8b30e0b337cccc3bBILBAO, Spain (AP) — As the U.S. lead got bigger and the crowd quieter, Finland's players were forced to have a most uncomfortable conversation.BRIAN MAHONEYsSports2014 FIBA Basketball World CupFIBA Basketball World CupInternational basketballMen's sportsMen's basketballBasketballEventsFinlandSpainBilbaoUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43adc59411d348fa8b30e0b337cccc3bSat, 30 Aug 2014 22:49:28 GMTGermany's Merkel: EU gives Russia 1 week to scale back Ukraine intervention or face sanctionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d74d7644e3964118a2a5ba2700712878BRUSSELS (AP) — Germany's Merkel: EU gives Russia 1 week to scale back Ukraine intervention or face sanctions.iGeneral newsGermanyRussiaUkraineWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d74d7644e3964118a2a5ba2700712878Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:42:17 GMTSilva surges ahead in Brazil's presidential votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60740543c84a477baf7e0534a909077cRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's once humdrum presidential race now resembles one of the country's famed soap operas, with a newcomer thrust into the spotlight by a plane crash and the longtime favorite reeling from a one-two punch of bad news.BRAD BROOKSiGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsRecessions and depressionsNational electionsElectionsBusinessBrazilRio de JaneiroSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60740543c84a477baf7e0534a909077cSat, 30 Aug 2014 23:51:45 GMT'Halo' makers shed light on live-action serieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/756677b78f9b4883bbd3950dc895c85dSEATTLE (AP) — "Halo: Nightfall" is returning to familiar territory.DERRIK J. LANGaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/756677b78f9b4883bbd3950dc895c85dSat, 30 Aug 2014 23:12:36 GMTNo. 24 Missouri defeats South Dakota St 38-18http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09c0f5156b894e589a9a3cc7470faa17COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Maty Mauk threw for 178 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 24 Missouri past South Dakota State 38-18 in the season opener for both teams Saturday.JAKE KREINBERGsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballColumbiaMissouriSouth DakotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09c0f5156b894e589a9a3cc7470faa17Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:17:51 GMTWitnesses testify in fatal dog attack casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d221db1b67cb4f22a52a2382b61ebbabLAPEER, 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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d221db1b67cb4f22a52a2382b61ebbabSat, 30 Aug 2014 21:41:46 GMTNo. 5 Ohio State pulls away to beat Navy 34-17http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07a34e8af91e49da908ffc0b2e502431BALTIMORE (AP) — There might come a time when Ohio State coach Urban Meyer expands his offensive playbook to include various long passes, reverses and bootlegs.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07a34e8af91e49da908ffc0b2e502431Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:37:20 GMTObama attends wedding of longtime personal chefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0310f7af1fa48da84280cecca45f942POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. (AP) — President Barack Obama set aside the pressures of the world's trouble spots on Saturday to assume the role of spectator for something more joyous: the wedding of the Obama family's longtime chef and friend.DARLENE SUPERVILLEeArts and entertainmentLifestyleGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentWeddingsOccasionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0310f7af1fa48da84280cecca45f942Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:38:46 GMTTrapped miners rescued in Nicaragua; 5 remainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d0613073ff14422bab43263fbcd1538BONANZA, 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 Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d0613073ff14422bab43263fbcd1538Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:50:46 GMTSilva surges ahead of Brazil's presidential votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2374b75c5ef6467ab8a3507f91dddc14RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's once humdrum presidential race now resembles one of the country's famed soap operas, with a newcomer thrust into the spotlight by a plane crash and the longtime favorite reeling from a one-two punch of bad news.BRAD BROOKSiGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsRecessions and depressionsNational electionsElectionsBusinessBrazilRio de JaneiroSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2374b75c5ef6467ab8a3507f91dddc14Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:56:42 GMTBob Tway shoots 63 for share of Calgary leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d332483a4c36447e8081f528ef1ba747CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Bob Tway shot a 7-under 63 on Saturday for a share of the second-round lead with Joe Durant and Joe Daley in the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic.sSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentAlbertaCalgaryCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d332483a4c36447e8081f528ef1ba747Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:45:32 GMT8 foreigners among 10 killed in Bolivia bus crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5f4fa3252064c529cf10fa030756305LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivian police say eight foreign tourists are among the 10 people killed when a bus returning to La Paz from the Salar de Uyuni salt flats ran off the highway and crashed.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationBoliviaLa PazSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5f4fa3252064c529cf10fa030756305Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:26:00 GMTPeople rally at Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0421910e825c4a1d9451d12cd3fa0ddeBEAVERCREEK, 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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0421910e825c4a1d9451d12cd3fa0ddeSat, 30 Aug 2014 21:23:32 GMTSam cut from Rams, but may still have NFL futurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ded72dae40e94ecf8e90b23767130e30ST. LOUIS (AP) — Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cell phone.R.B. FALLSTROMaGeneral newsSportsGays and lesbiansProfessional footballFootballMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ded72dae40e94ecf8e90b23767130e30Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:50:31 GMTUS OPEN SCENE: No muss, no fuss for Raonic's hairhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80dfccda260b412cb791ed1b6e1e82e1NEW YORK (AP) — What's the secret of Milos Raonic's perfect hair?sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80dfccda260b412cb791ed1b6e1e82e1Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:34:38 GMTNo. 22 Nebraska rolls over Florida Atlantic 55-7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcf2c8cdc24c48ac91624b96596393b0LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ameer Abdullah ran for a career-high 232 yards, Tommy Armstrong Jr. passed for a career-high 271 yards and two TDs, and No. 22 Nebraska defeated Florida Atlantic 55-7 Saturday.ERIC OLSONsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballNebraskaLincolnFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcf2c8cdc24c48ac91624b96596393b0Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:22:53 GMTMissing British boy with tumor found in Spainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea2fbe52035c4f2291cee6f4125533abLONDON (AP) — A critically ill 5-year-old boy who was taken out of a British hospital against doctors' advice has been found in Spain, police said Saturday.iGeneral newsMissing personsTumorsDiseases and conditionsHealthUnited KingdomSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea2fbe52035c4f2291cee6f4125533abSat, 30 Aug 2014 22:16:36 GMTEU sets Russia ultimatum, threatens sanctionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2514eb77bf974dd0981bfad706d3221dBRUSSELS (AP) — Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.JUERGEN BAETZJIM HEINTZiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsHumanitarian assistanceForeign policyGovernment policyInternational relationsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeInternational tradeEnergy industryIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesLocal governmentsUkraineMoscowRussiaEuropeLithuaniaDonetskKievEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2514eb77bf974dd0981bfad706d3221dSat, 30 Aug 2014 23:29:10 GMTIsner loses to Kohlschreiber in US Open 3rd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/045b909afca24ee0882b98fb8f15c379NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, John Isner's trip to Flushing Meadows ended in the third round. Once again, it happened with a loss to Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber at that stage.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsEventsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/045b909afca24ee0882b98fb8f15c379Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:37:25 GMTPakistan protesters march on PM's residencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/176de379f567406093cfafd019f52150ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani police charged with batons and fired tear gas and rubber bullets at thousands of protesters marching toward the prime minister's official residence and the adjacent parliament building in Islamabad on Saturday, blanketing the route with clouds of white smoke and scattering demonstrators. Nearly 125 people were injured in the clashes between police and demonstrators demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.ZARAR KHANASIF SHAHZADiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical resignationsGovernment and politicsPolitical activismVotingLegislaturePolitical and civil unrestPolitical issuesElectionsHolidaysOccasionsLifestylePakistanIslamabadLahoreSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/176de379f567406093cfafd019f52150Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:46:51 GMTMade in America music festival rocks Los Angeleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afc82083d41e43a5b09f7213c55f5abcLOS ANGELES (AP) — Downtown Los Angeles' inaugural outdoor music festival got underway Saturday despite concerns from residents about possible security and traffic issues.SANDY COHENaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSmall businessMusicEntertainmentMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afc82083d41e43a5b09f7213c55f5abcSat, 30 Aug 2014 22:22:43 GMTWith heavy heart, Kuchar hovers around the leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dba1d2f22d0f4254a6649ceca13d393aNORTON, Mass. (AP) — With an orange ribbon on his hat and nine birdies on his card, Matt Kuchar pulled within a shot of the lead Saturday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Not that he needed a reminder, but a message posted on the scoring table spoke to the emotions involved in this tournament.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfMassachusettsBostonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dba1d2f22d0f4254a6649ceca13d393aSun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:06 GMTSims starts, finishes, Alabama beats WVU, 33-23http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c24d60732fc24e71b350f9bf34b9fdbdATLANTA (AP) — Blake Sims was good enough to finish his first start at quarterback for Alabama, getting plenty of help from Amari Cooper, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry, and the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia 33-23 Saturday.RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballAlabamaWest VirginiaAtlantaUnited StatesNorth AmericaGeorgiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c24d60732fc24e71b350f9bf34b9fdbdSat, 30 Aug 2014 23:28:01 GMTChamp Bailey, Michael Sam among NFL cutshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a0c698c4af24dba925833e60c49e5d6For the first time in his career, Champ Bailey was told he isn't good enough.ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesNFL Super BowlProfessional footballAthlete recruitingSports businessAthlete healthEventsFootballCollege sportsColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a0c698c4af24dba925833e60c49e5d6Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:41:52 GMTUS dominates Finland 114-54 in basketball worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bbc50a9d452414abf82ae31718841baBILBAO, Spain (AP) — The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-54 romp Saturday in the Basketball World Cup.BRIAN MAHONEYsSports2014 FIBA Basketball World CupFIBA Basketball World CupInternational basketballMen's sportsMen's basketballBasketballEventsFinlandSpainBilbaoUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bbc50a9d452414abf82ae31718841baSat, 30 Aug 2014 21:21:17 GMTCubs hit 3 more HRs, beat Cards 5-1 in DH openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/517a54aeae31474eb2a273a591330fd1ST. LOUIS (AP) — Starlin Castro hit one of Chicago's three solo homers and Felix Doubront pitched seven strong innings in his National League debut, sending the Cubs to a 5-1 victory over the slumping St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Saturday.WARREN MAYESsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsSt. LouisChicagoWarrenWarrenMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinoisOhioPennsylvaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/517a54aeae31474eb2a273a591330fd1Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:47:53 GMTIn Texas, Cruz sounds like he's running in 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/568fbb27adb14903892f21d56c0c38deDALLAS (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz sounds increasingly like he's made up his mind to run for president in 2016, telling an influential gathering of conservative activists Saturday that "we are part of a grassroots fire that is sweeping this country."WILL WEISSERTpGovernment and politicsElectionsSummitsGeneral newsInternational relationsTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/568fbb27adb14903892f21d56c0c38deSat, 30 Aug 2014 22:46:43 GMTAP PHOTOS: Fairy-tale night for girls in Rio slumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db9342832d84423ba76ca022a70aece0RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Dressed in long evening gowns, girls from Rio de Janeiro's Santa Marta "favela" slum have celebrated a fairy-tale evening in a debutante ball sponsored by local police.iGeneral newsBrazilRio de JaneiroSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db9342832d84423ba76ca022a70aece0Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:24:32 GMTCuba gives US swimmer Diana Nyad sporting medalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/679111ed82f54f1ea9e10ff08f6f9a94HAVANA (AP) — One year after becoming the first person confirmed to have swum from Havana to Key West, Florida without a shark cage, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad was back in Cuba to receive that country's Order of Sporting Merit award.iGeneral newsSwimmingAquaticsSportsCubaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/679111ed82f54f1ea9e10ff08f6f9a94Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:33:42 GMTGirl, 9, dies; trapped in sand at Oregon beachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80de696b99034f2f95af118a5ccca158LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl died when a sand hole collapsed on her at a beach, police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City said.aGeneral newsOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80de696b99034f2f95af118a5ccca158Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:33:18 GMTIndyCar driver Aleshin healing after Fontana crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12f1469e6ca140a48372ae70fdf4e46fFONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin has been upgraded to stable condition after undergoing a procedure for a chest injury from his horrific crash during a practice session.GREG BEACHAMsSportsAutomobile racingAccidentsIndyCarAccidents and disastersGeneral newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12f1469e6ca140a48372ae70fdf4e46fSat, 30 Aug 2014 23:53:16 GMTNo. 11 Stanford routs UC Davis 45-0 in openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c828c09ce924e67a659c4c6f928c124STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Ty Montgomery returned his first career punt for a touchdown and caught five passes for 77 yards and another score, and No. 11 Stanford tuned up for a date with No. 15 Southern California next week by routing UC Davis 45-0 on Saturday.ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsAthlete injuriesCollege footballAthlete healthCollege sportsFootballCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c828c09ce924e67a659c4c6f928c124Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:20:32 GMTAustralia to fly guns and ammunition into Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d545ae779bf46a683a2d290edf35249CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian military aircraft will fly guns and ammunition into Iraq to help fight Islamic State militants, Australia's prime minister said on Sunday.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsBorder securityGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseAustraliaIraqUnited StatesOceaniaMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d545ae779bf46a683a2d290edf35249Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:37:13 GMTWalker, Worley lead surging Pirates past Reds 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6519d3b65d514885b895bf0ccec5a882PITTSBURGH (AP) — Neil Walker hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates made it hold up behind starter Vance Worley, beating the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Saturday for their fourth straight victory.JOHN PERROTTOsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6519d3b65d514885b895bf0ccec5a882Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:15:08 GMTSyrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d918fd25cd3a4aa395316f29e895d647BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict.DIAA HADIDOLIVER TEVESiGeneral newsInternational incidentsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestArmed forcesEvacuationsPolitical activismMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesSyriaPhilippinesIsraelMiddle EastSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d918fd25cd3a4aa395316f29e895d647Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:04:28 GMTSaints cut Bailey, Meachem, both kickershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bfae4528fc24e1db141fac0d08db0f4METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints included 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey, veteran receiver Robert Meachem and both kickers among their final preseason roster cuts Saturday.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bfae4528fc24e1db141fac0d08db0f4Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:55:18 GMTMo'Ne Davis heads to WNBA conference finalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cf347bec42c4da1a30bbb45f1fe8387Little League World Series sensation Mo'Ne Davis is heading to the conference finals in Minnesota on Sunday.DOUG FEINBERGsSportsLittle League World SeriesBaseballWomen's basketballYouth baseballEventsProfessional basketballBasketballWomen's sportsMen's sportsYouth sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cf347bec42c4da1a30bbb45f1fe8387Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:00:02 GMT