FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 Aug 2014 19:10:42 -0700Marathon bombing suspect: Delay trial until 2015 (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked Friday to delay his trial until at least September 2015.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsBoston Marathon bombingCrimeBombingsLaw and orderEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 00:49:10 GMTPower finishes 21st in IndyCar finale qualifying, Calif. (AP) — Will Power struggled in qualifying for the final race of the IndyCar season on Friday, leaving the series leader starting in 21st place when he chases his first championship.GREG BEACHAMsSportsAutomobile racingIndyCarCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 01:15:25 GMTCalifornia mentally ill inmates get special units, Calif. (AP) — State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners.DON THOMPSONaGeneral newsHealthMental healthNational courtsDiagnosis and treatmentCorrectional systemsLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsLegal proceedingsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 00:26:22 GMTBerdych tops Klizan in 5 sets in US Open 2nd round YORK (AP) — Sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych was pushed to five sets before moving on to the third round of the U.S. Open.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisEventsMen's sportsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 23:44:39 GMTObama's tan suit buzzed around the world YORK (AP) — Quick! What exactly did President Barack Obama say from the White House briefing room about Syria, Iraq and Ukraine while dressed in the tan suit buzzed 'round the world?LEANNE ITALIEeArts and entertainmentLifestyleGovernment and politicsFashionBeauty and fashionSocial mediaOnline mediaMediaUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 01:00:50 GMTSam Saunders leads Tour Finals opener WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Sam Saunders shot his second straight 6-under 66 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead in the Hotel Fitness Championship, the first of four events in the Tour Finals.sSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfFort WayneIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 00:34:00 GMTGreen-Ellis, Moorman among early wave of NFL cuts Law Firm has closed up shop in Cincinnati.The Associated PresssSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesCollege footballSports businessAthlete healthCollege sportsFootballProfessional footballNew YorkJacksonvilleJacksonvilleUnited StatesNorth AmericaFloridaIllinois, 30 Aug 2014 01:05:27 GMTCalifornia schools chief to appeal tenure ruling ANGELES (AP) — California's schools chief will seek an appeal of a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for teachers.aGeneral newsEducationTeachingSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 22:40:07 GMTRescuers race to reach trapped miners in Nicaragua, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have managed to communicate with emergency crews.LUIS MANUEL GALEANOESTEBAN FELIXiBusinessGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMaterials industryIndustriesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersNicaraguaManaguaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 30 Aug 2014 01:57:50 GMTFederer improves to 24-1 at night in Ashe at Open YORK (AP) — Roger Federer produced one particularly brilliant backhand lob that he celebrated by wagging a finger overhead during a straight-set second-round victory at the U.S. Open.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisEvents, 30 Aug 2014 02:05:46 GMTBuilding coalition for Syria action no easy matter (AP) — President Barack Obama's acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition.BRADLEY KLAPPERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestCivil warsTerrorismLegislatureSyriaUnited StatesIraqEuropeIranQatarTurkeyMiddle EastJordanRussiaNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEastern Europe, 30 Aug 2014 01:12:56 GMTFormer Jethro Tull bass player Glenn Cornick dies (AP) — Glenn Cornick, the original bass player in the rock band Jethro Tull, died of congestive heart failure at his home in Hilo, Hawaii, on Thursday.CATHY BUSSEWITZaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentObituariesHawaiiHiloUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 22:38:52 GMTNo new trial for doctor convicted of killing wife LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah doctor convicted in November of killing his wife won't get a new trial, a judge ruled Friday.LINDSAY WHITEHURSTaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 00:49:10 GMTPalmer opens with a 63 to lead in Boston, Mass. (AP) — Ryan Palmer has felt all year that something special was going to happen. For now, he'll take his lowest round of the season.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsRyder CupMen's golfGolfMen's sportsEventsMassachusettsBostonUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 23:46:42 GMTGolf Capsules, Mass. (AP) — Ryan Palmer took only 21 putts Friday at TPC Boston and birdied half of his holes. That gave him an 8-under 63 and a two-shot lead over Keegan Bradley after the opening round of the Deutsche Bank Championship.The Associated PresssSportsMen's golfGolfRyder CupMen's sportsEventsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 23:52:23 GMTPower faces final obstacles in IndyCar title race, Calif. (AP) — Will Power will start the final race in his IndyCar championship chase from the next-to-last spot on the grid. Way up front on the pole is Helio Castroneves, Power's teammate and the driver with the most realistic chance of catching him for the series title.GREG BEACHAMsSportsAutomobile racingIndyCarCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 00:57:30 GMTCalifornia teacher reprimanded for sending tweets, Calif. (AP) — A teacher in Northern California has been disciplined for making threatening and explicit remarks about students on her Twitter account.aGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationEducationSocial affairsEducation issuesSocial issuesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 23:12:53 GMTObama immigration delay a pre-election curveball (AP) — President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections.JOSH LEDERMANERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsImmigration policyElectionsUnited States General ElectionLegislatureImmigrationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsEventsGeneral electionsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 22:38:52 GMTHarrison helps Pirates edge Reds 2-1 (AP) — Josh Harrison hit an RBI triple and scored on Jose Tabata's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.JOHN PERROTTOsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsPittsburghOhioPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 02:03:13 GMTPernice, Bryant share Champions Tour lead, Alberta (AP) — Tom Pernice Jr. and Bart Bryant matched the Canyon Meadows course record at 8-under 62 to share the first-round lead Friday in the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsAlbertaCalgaryAmesCanadaNorth AmericaIowaUnited States, 30 Aug 2014 01:20:02 GMTWoman may lose blue ribbon over purchased piecrust, Ky. (AP) — A 67-year-old Louisville woman who brought home a blue ribbon for her buttermilk pie at this year's Kentucky State Fair may lose the prize after saying she used a store-bought crust.BETH CAMPBELLaGeneral newsFairs and festivalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLouisvilleKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 22:46:08 GMT2 Guard troops along border need welfare benefits, Texas (AP) — At least two Texas National Guard troops are in need of welfare benefits after being sent to the Texas-Mexico border in response to a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally, officials said Friday.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment welfare systemsTroop deploymentsState governmentsGovernment business and financeBusinessWar and unrestArmed forcesMilitary and defenseTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 22:49:10 GMTDavis slam carries Orioles past Twins 9-1 (AP) — Chris Davis hit his fourth career grand slam and the Baltimore Orioles got a dominating pitching performance from Miguel Gonzalez in a 9-1 victory over the skidding Minnesota Twins on Friday night.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 01:49:09 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news shows (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 30 Aug 2014 01:43:49 GMTJudge OKs Portland police use-of-force reforms, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge accepted a settlement on Friday between the U.S. Department of Justice and the city of Portland on reforms intended to improve the way police deal with mentally ill people.STEVEN DUBOISaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsPolicePolice brutalityNational courtsLaw and orderCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 23:44:13 GMTLucic-Baroni finally back in Grand Slam 4th round YORK (AP) — Mirjana Lucic-Baroni ousted the No. 2 player in the world with two straight aces.RACHEL COHENsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisEventsWomen's sportsWimbledon ChampionshipsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 01:34:46 GMTMan is guilty of murder after his dogs kill woman, Calif. (AP) — A jury on Friday found a man guilty of murder after his pit bulls mauled a woman to death in a high desert town in California where residents said they carried rocks and guns for protection against packs of dogs.aGeneral newsDogsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeMammalsAnimalsAccidentsAccidents and disastersLaw and orderCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 00:37:52 GMTGOP Sen. McConnell's campaign manager resigns, Ky. (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigned Friday amid fallout from a scandal in Iowa involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012. Jesse Benton said he didn't want to become a distraction as McConnell tries to win a tough re-election campaign in Kentucky.BRUCE SCHREINERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsUnited States Presidential Election2012 United States Presidential ElectionCampaignsPolitical corruptionCaucusesPolitical scandalsLegislatureCrimePolitical partiesNational electionsEventsPolitical issuesPolitical organizationsKentuckyUnited StatesIowaLouisvilleNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 01:28:35 GMTErrani's 'cottage cheese' serve tops Venus at Open YORK (AP) — A day before facing Venus Williams — and a partisan crowd — at the U.S. Open, Italy's Sara Errani came across a video posted on Twitter that gave her a little extra motivation.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsEventsMen's sportsFrench Open Tennis ChampionshipsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 01:15:02 GMTBRIC wall: Brazil's economy slips into a recession DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's economy, once an emerging-market darling, fell into recession, according to government data released Friday, as millions of new middle class citizens tightened their belts and further dampened a credit-driven spending spree.BRAD BROOKSiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial crisisRecessions and depressionsGovernment and politicsFinancial marketsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsBrazilRio de JaneiroSao PauloArgentinaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 30 Aug 2014 00:15:17 GMTObama: GOP captive to ideologically rigid group, R.I. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday blamed dysfunction in Congress on a Republican Party he said is captive to an ideologically rigid, unproductive and cynical faction, urging like-minded Democrats to show up for November's midterm elections.DARLENE SUPERVILLEaGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNewportNew YorkRhode IslandNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 01:07:50 GMTMembers of Jewish sect leave Guatemala village (AP) — Members of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish group were forced out of a village in western Guatemala after disputes with indigenous residents over cultural and religious differences.iGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsReligious communitiesLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsReligionSocial affairsGuatemalaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 30 Aug 2014 00:21:13 GMTFederal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law, Texas (AP) — A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics statewide in a victory for opponents of tough new anti-abortion laws sweeping across the U.S.PAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState legislatureState governmentsAbortionNational courtsHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislatureWomen's healthHealthLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 23:17:22 GMTWashington judge upholds small city's pot shop ban, Wash. (AP) — A state judge said Friday that a small city can continue to ban state-licensed marijuana businesses, in a case with big implications for Washington's experiment in legal pot.GENE JOHNSONaBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessRecreational drug laws and regulationsMunicipal governmentsLegal proceedingsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsGovernment regulationsLaw and orderCourtsJudiciaryWashingtonTacomaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 00:21:59 GMT49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have been preparing for months to play on without Aldon Smith over an extended period.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesIllegal weaponsSports governanceProfessional footballCrimeSports businessAthlete healthReckless endangermentGeneral newsFootball, 30 Aug 2014 01:24:14 GMTSlice of Princess Diana's wedding cake auctioned ANGELES (AP) — A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.aOdditiesArts and collectibles auctionsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentShoppingLifestyle, 30 Aug 2014 00:03:53 GMTArmy vet pleads guilty to arms export violations, Ore. (AP) — A former U.S. Army officer who operated a business in Portland selling military-grade weapons parts and accessories pleaded guilty Friday to arms export violations and mishandling classified documents.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeGun politicsClassified informationLaw and orderPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsPortlandUnited StatesOregonNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 22:59:21 GMTTony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium — unshaven, his eyes glassy — and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with."PAUL NEWBERRYaGeneral newsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARGeorgiaAtlantaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 00:55:41 GMTUS OPEN SCENE: Fognini perfects art of outbursts YORK (AP) — Fabio Fognini is perfecting the art of the outburst at Grand Slam tournaments.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisMen's tennisMen's sportsEventsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 01:42:35 GMTFinal arguments unfold at ex-governor's trial, Va. (AP) — The corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife has boiled down to this: Did they knowingly trade special favors for the $165,000 in loans and gifts they admit they took from a dietary supplements promoter?MATTHEW BARAKATLARRY O'DELLaGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestLegal proceedingsPolitical corruptionCrimeLaw and orderPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessVirginiaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 30 Aug 2014 00:29:10 GMTJury finds woman guilty in silicone-injection case, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman was convicted Friday of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman's death.aGeneral newsHealthViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderJacksonMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 01:40:44 GMTBorder Patrol agent fires at armed militia member, Texas (AP) — A Border Patrol agent pursuing a group of immigrants in a wooded area near the Texas-Mexico border on Friday fired several shots at an armed man who later identified himself as a militia member.CHRISTOPHER SHERMANaGeneral newsLaw enforcement agenciesImmigrationGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseViolent crimeCrimeTexasMcAllenBrownsvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 01:10:06 GMTMets get gift, beat Phillies 4-1 behind deGrom YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom pitched seven crisp innings and the Mets scored the tiebreaking runs when left fielder Grady Sizemore dropped an easy pop fly, handing New York a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.MIKE FITZPATRICKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityPhiladelphiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 30 Aug 2014 02:01:23 GMTPhotos under investigation in abandoned baby case LAKE CITY (AP) — Police are seeking further details about photos that appear to show a Utah woman at a nightclub with a beer sometime before her newborn baby was dumped in a trash can.LINDSAY WHITEHURSTaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeLaw and order, 30 Aug 2014 00:42:50 GMTRescuers locate 20 of 24 trapped in Nicaragua mine, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have communicated with emergency crews.LUIS MANUEL GALEANOESTEBAN FELIXiBusinessGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMunicipal governmentsMaterials industryIndustriesLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersNicaraguaManaguaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 30 Aug 2014 00:11:11 GMTHIV case proves false; porn moratorium called off ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called off a production moratorium after just a day because a performer's HIV test turned out to be a false positive.aGeneral newsAdult entertainmentDiagnostic testsMoviesSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthEntertainmentArts and entertainmentDiagnosis and treatment, 30 Aug 2014 00:22:30 GMTHarvick wins Atlanta pole; Stewart is 12th, Ga. (AP) — Kevin Harvick took yet another pole, this time with a big assist from Tony Stewart in the team owner's return to the track.CHARLES ODUMsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 01:24:22 GMTFormer Wisconsin deputy charged in double homicide, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday charged a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease with shooting his wife and sister-in-law to death earlier this month.TODD RICHMONDaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderWisconsinMadisonUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 00:04:48 GMTProsecutors charge Oklahoma officer with rape CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City police officer was charged Friday with 16 counts including first-degree rape and sexual battery after being accused of assaulting at least eight women while on patrol.KRISTI EATONaGeneral newsViolent crimePolice brutalityCrimeArrestsLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 00:53:19 GMTEPA staff says agency needs to be tough on smog (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency's staff has concluded that the government needs to tighten smog rules by somewhere between 7 and 20 percent.SETH BORENSTEINwBusinessGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsScienceEnvironmental laws and regulationsEnvironmentAir qualityEnvironmental concernsEnvironment and natureGovernment regulations, 29 Aug 2014 23:32:38 GMT