FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Sep 2014 19:18:22 -0700Turkey indicates Islamic State prisoners swap YORK (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan indicated for the first time Monday that his country may have traded Islamic State group prisoners it held captive in exchange for 49 Turkish hostages held by the militants.aGeneral newsHostage situationsPrisoner exchangeInternational relationsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsTurkeyMiddle EastIraqIsraelUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:12:50 GMTBautista homers, Jays rout Mariners 14-4 (AP) — Jose Bautista homered and reached base four times, J.A. Happ won for the first time in four starts and the Toronto Blue Jays dealt a blow to Seattle's wild card hopes, routing the Mariners 14-4 Monday night.IAN HARRISONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 23 Sep 2014 02:06:06 GMTBassitt and White Sox slow down Tigers, 2-0 (AP) — Chris Bassitt pitched into the eighth inning for his first major league win, and the Chicago White Sox slowed Detroit's chase of the AL Central title with a 2-0 victory over the Tigers on Monday night.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 02:03:52 GMTChicago museum only US site for Bowie exhibit (AP) — An art exhibition chronicling the five-decade career of musician David Bowie opens Tuesday at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art, the only U.S. stop on its schedule.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMuseumsArt museumsVisual artsMusicFashion designEntertainmentRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 00:01:48 GMTLouisiana judge: Gay marriage ban unconstitutional ORLEANS (AP) — A judge in Louisiana has ruled that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, in part because he says it violates equal protection rights.aGeneral newsGays and lesbiansLegal proceedingsMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesHuman welfareLaw and orderLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:16:16 GMTClosely watched Hawaii lava flow stalls (AP) — Lava threatening rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island has essentially stalled for now, officials said Monday, but that isn't putting anyone at ease.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsScienceTravelLifestyleVolcanoesEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:14:17 GMTBoy killed in shed fire behind house on Cape Cod, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Cape Cod, Massachusetts say a young boy has died in a fast-moving fire in a small storage shed where neighbors say children were playing behind a house.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersMassachusettsHyannisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:42:37 GMTTeam Penske in command of the Chase after 2 races, N.C. (AP) — As Brad Keselowski flaunted his fast car by leading session after session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Joey Logano took a good-natured swipe at his teammate by asking him via Twitter to slow down.JENNA FRYERsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:36:05 GMTIndians beat Royals 4-3 in suspended game (AP) — Scott Atchison struggled but got three outs in the 10th inning as the Cleveland Indians moved within 2½ games of Kansas City in the AL wild-card chase on Monday by completing a 4-3 win over the Royals in a game suspended on Aug. 31.TOM WITHERSsSportsSports transactionsMLB PlayoffsSports businessEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:19:20 GMTMexico warns Arizona of waste spill into river, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are testing water from the San Pedro River in southern Arizona that may be contaminated with toxic waste that traveled north after a massive copper mine spill in Mexico this summer.ASTRID GALVANBOB CHRISTIEaBusinessGeneral newsRivers and streamsWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsMexicoArizonaSierra VistaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanUnited States, 23 Sep 2014 00:29:25 GMTGuatemala emergency measures after deadly clash CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities have suspended some constitutional rights in a central municipality where 11 villagers died in a battle with guns and machetes.iGeneral newsGuatemalaGuatemala CityCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Sep 2014 22:37:34 GMTAbbas: Will demand UN resolution to end occupation YORK (AP) — Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday that he will demand an international resolution that would set a timetable for ending Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories when he speaks to the U.N. General Assembly this week.MOHAMMED DARAGHMEHaGeneral newsMilitary occupationsUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingCourtsWar and unrestEventsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsInternational relationsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:55:55 GMTJudge rules in Alaska Native voting rights case, Alaska (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered the state to take additional steps to provide voting materials to Alaska Native voters with limited English for the upcoming election.BECKY BOHRERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsVotingJudicial electionsState electionsNational courtsJudiciaryHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsNational governmentsCourtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAlaskaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 00:13:38 GMTPorsche driver dies in high-speed Nevada race, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a driver died after a rollover crash a little before he reached the finish line of a high-speed, open-highway race through rural Nevada.aGeneral newsSportsAccidentsAccidents and disastersNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 23:02:55 GMTRed Wings edge Penguins 2-1 in exhibition game (AP) — Tomas Tatar and Pavel Datsyuk scored power-play goals to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Monday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:44:56 GMTTurkish indicates Islamic state prisoners swap YORK (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan has indicated that his country may have traded prisoners of the Islamic State group it held captive in exchange for 49 Turkish hostages held by the militants.aGeneral newsHostage situationsPrisoner exchangeWar and unrestTurkeyIsraelMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Sep 2014 00:17:34 GMTBears lead Jets 17-13 after 2nd quarter RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two early turnovers staked the Chicago Bears to 14 points on their way to a 17-13 halftime lead over the New York Jets on Monday night.BARRY WILNERsSportsProfessional footballFootballIllinoisNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 02:05:51 GMTUS spacecraft enters Mars orbit, India probe next CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Next up, India. With NASA's Maven spacecraft safely in orbit around Mars, the spotlight shifts to India's first mission to the red planet.MARCIA DUNNhtScienceSpace explorationSpace launchesPlanetsAtmospheric scienceAstronomyGeneral newsAerospace technologyIndustrial technologyTechnologyEarth scienceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessColoradoUnited StatesFloridaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:56:02 GMTPortland man hides in church to avoid deportation, Ore. (AP) — A Portland community activist originally from El Salvador has spent the weekend hidden in a church after immigration authorities tried to detain him last week.GOSIA WOZNIACKAaGeneral newsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:35:41 GMTSEC giving $30M, biggest whistleblower award yet (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission is giving its biggest award yet, about $30 million, to a whistleblower who provided key information that led to an enforcement action in a fraud case.wBusinessGeneral news, 22 Sep 2014 23:02:27 GMTFlyers use four power-play goals to beat Capitals (AP) — The Flyers scored four power-play goals to help rally past the Washington Capitals 5-4 on Monday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:51:48 GMTAlaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska.MARK THIESSENaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentRecreational drug laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:11:20 GMTMariners LHP Elias out for rest of season (AP) — Mariners rookie left-hander Roenis Elias has been shut down for the season with a sore elbow, a blow to Seattle's rotation as they chase a wild-card playoff berth.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:44:06 GMTProsecutor to drop all Seattle marijuana tickets (AP) — Seattle's elected prosecutor said Monday he's dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through the first seven months of this year, because most of them were issued by a single police officer who disagrees with the legal pot law.GENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCourt citationsRecreational drug laws and regulationsMunicipal governmentsCrimeLaw and orderGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:29:56 GMTInvestigation: Seattle ferry wasn't overloaded (AP) — A state investigation has found that a Seattle ferry that was forced to turn around before a preseason Seahawks football game last month wasn't overloaded, after all.GENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSeattleWashingtonBremertonUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:37:17 GMTMany still lack power in Los Cabos; storm toll 5 CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Mexico were struggling to get power back on in the resort zone of Los Cabos a week after Hurricane Odile barreled through, saying Monday that electricity had been restored to 19 percent of customers in the area.iGeneral newsHurricane Odile 2014Natural disastersStormsAccidents and disastersWeatherEventsMexicoLa PazNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanBoliviaSouth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:15:45 GMTTB tests for babies when hospital worker diagnosed PASO, Texas (AP) — Health officials in West Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital were exposed to a worker found to have the disease.JUAN CARLOS LLORCAaGeneral newsHealthDiagnosis and treatmentChild and teen healthDiseases and conditionsLung diseaseInfectious diseasesHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment programsGovernment and politicsTexasEl PasoUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:56:05 GMTPortland immigrant takes sanctuary at church, Ore. (AP) — A community activist who first came to the U.S. from El Salvador nearly two decades ago spent the weekend hidden in an Oregon church, becoming the latest immigrant to seek sanctuary as authorities try to deport him.GOSIA WOZNIACKAaGeneral newsChristianityImmigrationReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 00:20:08 GMTMike Tyson aids motorcyclist after Vegas crash VEGAS (AP) — Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate.MICHELLE RINDELSaGeneral newsSportsAccidentsCelebrityAccidents and disastersEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:17:56 GMTBears lead Jets 14-3 after 1st quarter RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ryan Mundy returned an interception 45 yards for his first career touchdown, helping the Chicago Bears to a 14-3 lead over the New York Jets on Monday night.BARRY WILNERsSportsProfessional footballFootballNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:15:55 GMTWesleyan orders fraternities to become coed, Conn. (AP) — Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its fraternities with houses on campus to become coeducational within three years, a move it says is not just about bad behavior but also equality.PAT EATON-ROBBaGeneral newsHigher educationProfessional organizationsEducationSocial affairsCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsMiddletownConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 00:12:39 GMTAmnesty blasts China's torture tool industry (AP) — Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs connected by a chain, has grown dramatically, enabling human rights violations at home and abroad, Amnesty International said in a report Tuesday.DIDI TANGiGeneral newsActs of torturePolice brutalityHuman rights and civil libertiesInternational tradeLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessIndustrial products and servicesEconomyChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Sep 2014 01:29:22 GMTKris Jenner files to divorce Bruce Jenner ANGELES (AP) — Kris Jenner is ending her 22-year year marriage to Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 00:11:00 GMTDole campaigns for Roberts in Kansas Senate race CITY, Kansas (AP) — Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole was set to campaign for fellow Republican Pat Roberts Monday in a Senate race that suddenly has become competitive for the three-term incumbent.THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureLegislatureCampaignsState governmentsDodge CityUnited StatesKansasNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:22:26 GMTLawyer: Deputies obeyed rules in handling prisoner (AP) — Five Denver sheriff's deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimePoliceLaw and orderCorrectional systemsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsViolent crimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 23:52:48 GMTUS cracks down on companies moving overseas (AP) — The Obama administration cracked down Monday on certain overseas corporate mergers and acquisitions, aiming to curb American companies from shifting their ownership abroad to shirk paying U.S. taxes.JOSH LEDERMANJIM KUHNHENNwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationCorporate taxesOwnership changesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 00:02:43 GMTKris Jenner files to divorce athlete Bruce Jenner ANGELES (AP) — Kris Jenner is ending her 22-year year marriage to Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrity, 22 Sep 2014 23:12:44 GMTRyder scores 2 goals; Devils top Rangers 5-4 YORK (AP) — Adam Henrique broke a tie with 51.7 seconds left, moments after New Jersey squandered its second two-goal lead of the night, and the Devils outlasted the New York Rangers 5-4 on Monday night in the preseason opener for both teams.IRA PODELLsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityNew YorkNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:52:11 GMTIslamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria, Algeria (AP) — A splinter group from al-Qaida's North African branch kidnapped a French citizen and said Monday that it would kill him unless France halts it airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq.AOMAR OUALIPAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsHostage situationsKidnappingWar and unrestGovernment and politicsInternational relationsIslamismCrimeAlgeriaAfricaNorth AfricaAlgiersFranceMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 22:27:42 GMT10 Things to Know for Tuesday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsWar and unrestCrimeGovernment and politicsTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Sep 2014 01:01:19 GMTDemonstrators protest Met Opera's 'Klinghoffer' YORK (AP) — Demonstrators marked the start of the Metropolitan Opera's season on Monday evening by protesting the planned production of "The Death of Klinghoffer" from outside of New York City's Lincoln Center.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestPerforming artsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 23:49:16 GMTOwner: 'No misinformation' by Ravens on Rice MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti refuted a report suggesting he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested in February for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.DAVID GINSBURGaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsSports businessViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsProfessional footballFootballViolent crimeCrimeMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 00:07:25 GMTThe Pentagon says US and partners begin airstrikes in Syria. (AP) — The Pentagon says US and partners begin airstrikes in Syria.wGovernment and politicsMilitary and defense, 23 Sep 2014 01:32:45 GMTFAA: Airplane makes emergency landing in Omaha, Neb. (AP) — A commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Nebraska on Monday, officials said.aGeneral newsAir travelIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationTravelLifestyleOmahaNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:34:11 GMTBiden to Hispanics: Obama will act on immigration (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told frustrated Hispanic leaders Monday President Barack Obama is "absolutely committed to moving forward" on comprehensive immigration reforms "and he's going to do an awful lot."STACY A. ANDERSONwGovernment and politicsHispanicsImmigration policyImmigrationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:13:14 GMTBear suspected to have killed New Jersey hiker MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday.DAVID PORTERaGeneral newsAnimalsBearsNature reservesWildlifeMammalsEnvironment and natureEnvironmentNatural resource managementNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:12:20 GMTTrial opens for sheriff accused of 'road rage', N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico sheriff abused his power when he unnecessarily chased a motorist and pointed his revolver to the driver's head in "a fit of road rage," a federal prosecutor said Monday.RUSSELL CONTRERASaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLegal proceedingsCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:02:02 GMTPentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria (AP) — The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, expanding a military campaign against the militants with a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from ships in the region.LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGeneral newsUnited StatesSyriaIraqNorth AmericaMiddle East, 23 Sep 2014 02:06:43 GMTProtesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in YORK (AP) — A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.JENNIFER PELTZaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestArrestsClimatePolitical activismLaw and orderCrimeEnvironment and naturePolitical issuesGovernment and politicsNew York CityQueensNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:32:28 GMTReserves narrowing for California water wholesaler ANGELES (AP) — The giant wholesaler that provides drinking water for half the California population has drained two-thirds of its stored supplies as the state contends with a punishing drought, officials said Monday.aBusinessGeneral newsWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 01:03:04 GMT