FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:22:35 -0700House GOP scrambles for votes on border billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c909dff3bf6d43f1b034bf7dd8bc50a7WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans, scrambling to win conservative support for a bill addressing the immigration crisis on the border, have scheduled a companion vote on legislation to block President Barack Obama from extending deportation relief to any more immigrants here illegally.ERICA WERNERwBusinessGovernment and politicsImmigration policyBorder securityLegislatureLegislationEmergency managementImmigrationPolitical partiesGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defensePolitical organizationsDistrict of ColumbiaIsraelUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c909dff3bf6d43f1b034bf7dd8bc50a7Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:13:30 GMTJournal Communications, Scripps Co. announce dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63d873c30ae94204b7524571d82a299eMILWAUKEE (AP) — Journal Communications Inc. of Milwaukee and E.W. Scripps Co. of Cincinnati have an agreement to merge broadcasting operations while spinning off newspaper holdings into a separate public entity, the companies announced late Wednesday.aBusinessGeneral newsOwnership changesCorporate newsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63d873c30ae94204b7524571d82a299eThu, 31 Jul 2014 03:37:33 GMTMan on FBI's Most Wanted list in custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fa66c46492046b3899ed215281b7779NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in connection with a 2008 rape and homicide has been captured and brought to Louisiana, where the crime took place.aGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderLake CharlesLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fa66c46492046b3899ed215281b7779Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:09:24 GMTIndians trade Justin Masterson to Cardinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af513202d2e84da8830bce84c4026f67CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians had little choice but to give up Justin Masterson. The trade doesn't mean they're going to surrender the season.TOM WITHERSsSportsSports transactionsProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af513202d2e84da8830bce84c4026f67Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:16:35 GMTRockies beat Cubs 6-4 in 10 inningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e07e645a4395400e85e37d8dffa15407CHICAGO (AP) — Brandon Barnes hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 on Wednesday night.JAY COHENsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsColoradoChicagoColorado SpringsUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e07e645a4395400e85e37d8dffa15407Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:44:27 GMTCinema verite documentarian Robert Drew dies at 90http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47608692cd9d4d439e43e409495d1fd1Filmmaker Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in "Primary" and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and schooled a generation of influential directors that included D.A. Pennebaker and Albert Maysles, has died at age 90.HILLEL ITALIEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentDocumentariesObituariesGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47608692cd9d4d439e43e409495d1fd1Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:44:01 GMTSamsung Electronics' 2Q profit miss forecasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf34ed03742948a6b2d8be594f749ef4SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. reported lower-than-expected profit for the second quarter on Thursday and said it was uncertain if handset business profit would improve during the current period.YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesFinancial performanceCorporate newsProducts and servicesIndustrial products and servicesInformation technologySouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf34ed03742948a6b2d8be594f749ef4Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:17:32 GMTColorado man dies when trailer collapses in windhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64ccda6db33e450d8e16a53738e27ff3DENVER (AP) — Heavy rain has brought much-needed moisture to Colorado's drought-stricken plains and has tested the recovery efforts in the foothill communities hit hard by flooding in September.COLLEEN SLEVINaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsFloodsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersNatural disastersColoradoBoulderNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64ccda6db33e450d8e16a53738e27ff3Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:52:32 GMTSuspect in Minnesota officer killing in custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e37834cfe174859a1f5c0ea29c5d6b4WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A police officer in Minnesota was fatally shot Wednesday while making a traffic stop, and authorities had a suspect in custody after a gun battle hours later.JEFF BAENENaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeSt. PaulMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e37834cfe174859a1f5c0ea29c5d6b4Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:38:16 GMTVeteran TV impresario Robert Halmi Sr. dies at 90http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b83a6acce9fc43f39c437b39c22b3baeNEW YORK (AP) — Prolific TV producer Robert Halmi, Sr., has died.FRAZIER MOOREaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentObituarieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b83a6acce9fc43f39c437b39c22b3baeThu, 31 Jul 2014 04:36:21 GMTSamsung profit falls as smartphone sales slowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f7a429d3d26475b94be656b0e54f5b1SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. reported a bigger-than-expected fall in second quarter profit on Thursday and said it was uncertain if earnings from its handset business would improve in the current quarter.YOUKYUNG LEEhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesInformation technologyFinancial performanceCorporate newsSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f7a429d3d26475b94be656b0e54f5b1Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:12:55 GMTScherzer helps Tigers to 7-2 win over White Soxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61ac5fcb22344c3ab2c1ad0797bf3f72DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer pitched seven impressive innings, and the Detroit Tigers scored six runs in the first inning en route to a 7-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.NOAH TRISTERsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsDetroitMichiganIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61ac5fcb22344c3ab2c1ad0797bf3f72Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:32:54 GMT1 dead, 1 injured in Long Island skydive accidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cc89804e8d24e6882dcd291655915d5RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A skydiving accident on Long Island has killed one man and seriously injured another.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cc89804e8d24e6882dcd291655915d5Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:59:19 GMTAustralian leaders differ on Russian role in warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d8865b6e56441c486b641824572d2fbCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister and foreign minister on Thursday sent mixed messages on whether Russia was frustrating Dutch and Australian police efforts to retrieve the bodies of victims of the Malaysian airliner disaster in war-torn east Ukraine.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestGovernment and politicsInternational relationsEventsRussiaAustraliaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropeOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d8865b6e56441c486b641824572d2fbThu, 31 Jul 2014 04:00:20 GMTKFC owner says China scandal hurting saleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e086f258ac447599f497181162bd2f6BEIJING (AP) — The owner of the KFC and Pizza Hut restaurant chains said Thursday a food safety scandal in China has hurt sales and might be severe enough to cut into the company's global profit.iBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesChinaShanghaiGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e086f258ac447599f497181162bd2f6Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:19:29 GMTRangers get rare series win, 3-2 over Yankeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0f14bfd84df41688b6c1038b7745305ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Colby Lewis retired the last 13 batters he faced in seven strong innings and the Texas Rangers clinched their first series victory in a month, beating the New York Yankees 3-2 on Wednesday night.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsAthlete injuriesSports transactionsSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthTexasNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0f14bfd84df41688b6c1038b7745305Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:11:49 GMTPipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62c365bcd6ab4ff98bcdb4d7347d6a68LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.BRIAN MELLEYMICHAEL R. BLOODaGeneral newsSportsFloodsHigher educationCollege basketballMen's basketballProfessional organizationsBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessAccidents and disastersWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEducationSocial affairsIndustrial products and servicesSocial groups and organizationsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62c365bcd6ab4ff98bcdb4d7347d6a68Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:00:00 GMTLandslide hits Indian village, killing at least 18http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce0dfb2eb3a144b8b8c7a4d25760791fNEW DELHI (AP) — Rescuers worked in rain Thursday to dig through a remote village in western India where at least 21 people died as a landslide swept away scores of houses, possibly trapping many more people under debris, officials said.MUNEEZA NAQVIiGeneral newsNatural disastersFloodsWeatherSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersStormsGovernment and politicsIndiaPuneSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce0dfb2eb3a144b8b8c7a4d25760791fThu, 31 Jul 2014 02:40:21 GMTTokyo governor defends venue relocation planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8405450506154d548babeeff9596b8cdTOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans for having almost all the facilities close to the athletes village.JIM ARMSTRONGsSportsOlympic gamesSummer Olympic gamesEventsJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8405450506154d548babeeff9596b8cdThu, 31 Jul 2014 02:28:23 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f59a981718cf48dbb4bf82c9f17d6a33Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.The Associated PressaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f59a981718cf48dbb4bf82c9f17d6a33Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:00:16 GMTKluber outpitches Hernandez in 2-0 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eaf0a27707c849babe80f174e107b74aCLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' new ace outdueled one of the top pitchers in baseball Wednesday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesSports transactionsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eaf0a27707c849babe80f174e107b74aThu, 31 Jul 2014 03:06:14 GMTAP PHOTOS: At least 17 die in Gaza school attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0fea1aa71f44b219ef9d27064490ce3JEBALIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shelling of a school crowded with refugees in Gaza early Wednesday killed at least 17 people and wounded 90 more, according to Palestinian health officials.The Associated PressiGeneral newsGaza StripPalestinian territoriesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0fea1aa71f44b219ef9d27064490ce3Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:57:31 GMTFBI brings key witness in Oklahoma bombing trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1e578f0941d453f841d1d3030a31da8SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal employee who managed operations at the building bombed in Oklahoma City in 1995 is set to testify Thursday about surveillance cameras as the FBI attempts to show there are no unreleased videos of the attack.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsBombingsLaw enforcement agenciesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsOklahoma CityOklahomaSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1e578f0941d453f841d1d3030a31da8Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:17:59 GMTArgentina slides into default as debt talks failhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65b6f405920d479897b1b1280d5d7181NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation's staggering economy.CLAUDIA TORRENSaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsArgentinaSouth AmericaBuenos AiresUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65b6f405920d479897b1b1280d5d7181Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:40:45 GMTAustralians leaders differ on Russian role in warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dad7c18ff96e433fa5cc30047bb23595CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister and foreign minister on Thursday sent mixed messages on whether Russia was frustrating Dutch and Australian police efforts to retrieve the bodies of victims of the Malaysian airliner disaster in war-torn east Ukraine.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestGovernment and politicsInternational relationsEventsRussiaAustraliaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropeOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dad7c18ff96e433fa5cc30047bb23595Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:34:36 GMTChinese minority scholar indicted for separatismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bfb0cd5034d4ff28053bb3801b9dd9eBEIJING (AP) — An outspoken Chinese minority scholar was indicted on separatism charges amid a renewed flare-up of bloody anti-government violence in the country's far west.CHRISTOPHER BODEENiGeneral newsEthnic conflictsMilitant groupsHuman rights and civil libertiesWar and unrestIndictmentsCrimeGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bfb0cd5034d4ff28053bb3801b9dd9eThu, 31 Jul 2014 03:29:34 GMTPerez helps Royals struggle to 3-2 win over Twinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffeddfc5b8554d878939e7316868d17fKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez triggered a go-ahead rally with a double in the sixth inning and made several spectacular plays behind the plate, helping the Kansas City Royals to a scrappy 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffeddfc5b8554d878939e7316868d17fThu, 31 Jul 2014 03:30:31 GMT10 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e5f417a42c043cab04a852f968ed93dYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsCollege basketballBasketballSportsCollege sportsWomen's basketballWomen's sportsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e5f417a42c043cab04a852f968ed93dThu, 31 Jul 2014 01:51:16 GMTJerry Jones: Brent out of rehab, NFL question nexthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de64032437e1457a95e8c25d7af00f0eOXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says former defensive tackle Josh Brent is out of rehabilitation and could have his future with the NFL resolved before the team leaves training camp in California in two weeks.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsAthlete injuriesSports transactionsAthlete healthSports businessProfessional footballFootballTexasDallasCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de64032437e1457a95e8c25d7af00f0eThu, 31 Jul 2014 02:02:54 GMTToronto beats Boston 6-1 to sweep Red Soxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72cd9e46562b4ae3bd281e2758aa3ea9BOSTON (AP) — Mark Buehrle pitched 6 2-3 innings to earn his first win in almost two months and Dioner Navarro had three hits and three RBIs to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to their fifth consecutive victory, a 6-1 win over the slumping Boston Red Sox.JIMMY GOLENsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthBostonTorontoMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72cd9e46562b4ae3bd281e2758aa3ea9Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:07:56 GMTAppeal planned in dismissal of school plot chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b0e14e9cd464a3e9284d67439fc8814WASECA, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors say they plan to appeal the dismissal of six charges against a 17-year-old boy accused of plotting to kill his family and attack his southern Minnesota high school.aGeneral newsJuvenile crimeCrimeMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b0e14e9cd464a3e9284d67439fc8814Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:58:17 GMTSuing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-aheadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/987954150d454dda86535e6d29924f90WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters.ALAN FRAMwGovernment and politicsPolitical corruptionLegislaturePolitical partiesNational courtsHealth care reformImpeachmentsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsPolitical issuesPolitical organizationsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryHealth care policyGovernment policyUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/987954150d454dda86535e6d29924f90Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:25:34 GMTAsian markets drift after US Fed stays coursehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3bcf84e26cb498582b81ce7a17b5a5aMUMBAI, India (AP) — Asian stock markets were uninspired by an upbeat report on the U.S. economy, with most drifting lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would make further cuts to its monetary stimulus as expected.KAY JOHNSONiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsIndiaEast AsiaUnited StatesChinaSouth AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaGreater Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3bcf84e26cb498582b81ce7a17b5a5aThu, 31 Jul 2014 04:36:25 GMTSerena Williams wins in her returnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7ef1ab9e7d1424fbfd28e9347a8bc22STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Serena Williams looked healthy and played sharp in her first tournament since defaulting during a doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon.RICK EYMERsSportsWimbledon ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7ef1ab9e7d1424fbfd28e9347a8bc22Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:33:40 GMTFirst lady asks leaders to change gender attitudeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c92c17719bb495fb7eba7ef85dc739aWASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama called on young African leaders to change traditional attitudes and beliefs that harm girls and women, adding that educating and making women financially literate is not enough.STACY A. ANDERSONwLifestyleGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c92c17719bb495fb7eba7ef85dc739aThu, 31 Jul 2014 04:27:34 GMTHospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampedehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af1ba2661aa74748bf0018e37807703cCONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to leave through a single exit, creating a stampede that killed at least 33 people, officials said Wednesday.BOUBACAR DIALLOiGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentGuineaConakryWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af1ba2661aa74748bf0018e37807703cThu, 31 Jul 2014 03:28:21 GMT6 treated for carbon monoxide during UCLA cleanuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c525005f3bff46e8916b301e5b9f2229LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say 6 people who were helping clean up UCLA's flooded Pauley Pavilion are being treated for exposure to carbon monoxide.aGeneral newsHealthSportsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c525005f3bff46e8916b301e5b9f2229Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:52:36 GMTGausman sharp as Orioles beat Angels 4-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b9a42d8b8ff4cfdaf21ddcc438f4393BALTIMORE (AP) — Kevin Gausman pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Adam Jones homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Wednesday night for their seventh win in nine games.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b9a42d8b8ff4cfdaf21ddcc438f4393Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:57:47 GMTPlane crashes in San Diego parking lot; 1 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15da5cf4f3b0419289300c52b477408aSAN DIEGO (AP) — A small plane crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot Wednesday, killing an 80-year-old woman who was the lone passenger and injuring the pilot, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsFiresAccidents and disastersTransportationSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15da5cf4f3b0419289300c52b477408aThu, 31 Jul 2014 04:02:39 GMTJohn Isner loses to Steve Johnson at Washingtonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26379666ccad4f29b90d7bdd80a93dccWASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking to reporters moments after losing his opening match at the Citi Open, John Isner swore, gave clipped answers and complained that he and fellow American Steve Johnson played on a secondary court instead of in the main stadium.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesJapanNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26379666ccad4f29b90d7bdd80a93dccThu, 31 Jul 2014 01:50:43 GMTCongress cooperates _ and fights _ as recess nearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bb8594eddc84573b1c2a9a10a9b658dWASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working to clear funds for highway construction at home and missile defense in Israel.DAVID ESPOwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislaturePolitical corruptionLegislationImmigration policyPolitical partiesImmigrationImpeachmentsMilitary and defenseVeteransPolitical issuesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesPolitical organizationsMilitary affairsUnited StatesIsraelDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bb8594eddc84573b1c2a9a10a9b658dThu, 31 Jul 2014 02:34:23 GMTAs US economy accelerates, Fed remains cautioushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6bf0bccd83e4707b6e957c4393ce74fWASHINGTON (AP) — After a grim start to 2014, the U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor and should show renewed strength into next year.MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthConsumer spendingEconomic outlookEconomyGovernment and politicsPricesEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyLabor economyLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6bf0bccd83e4707b6e957c4393ce74fThu, 31 Jul 2014 04:02:21 GMTAngels muster only 4 hits in 4-3 loss to Orioleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0ef3f6cdf9840179a192c6ad67d0670BALTIMORE (AP) — There isn't much of a disparity between how Garrett Richards has pitched recently compared to when he won seven straight starts.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0ef3f6cdf9840179a192c6ad67d0670Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:22:09 GMTJury deliberations to begin in kidnapped-baby casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5a5311315314217bab1386cd62b8babMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jurors are set to begin deliberating in the federal trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures.DINESH RAMDEaGeneral newsViolent crimeKidnappingLegal proceedingsMissing personsCrimeLaw and orderWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5a5311315314217bab1386cd62b8babThu, 31 Jul 2014 05:10:43 GMT3 people killed, deputies wounded in NC shootouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/609ec6b68caf44a0bf78a2681d594e1aFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — An angry husband sprayed his father-in-law's house with bullets from two 30-round magazines, killing two people, after his wife ran to the home during an argument Wednesday.MARTHA WAGGONERaGeneral newsCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNorth CarolinaFayettevilleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/609ec6b68caf44a0bf78a2681d594e1aThu, 31 Jul 2014 03:29:20 GMTLandslide buries Indian village; at least 24 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6df1bca8b354dc7be3430b28fc960b6MALIN, India (AP) — Rescue workers and desperate villagers dug through deep mud, rocks and the debris of shattered homes Thursday after a massive landslide buried a remote village in western India, killing at least 24 people and trapping more than 150, authorities said.MANISH MEHTAiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsNatural disastersWeatherFloodsAccidents and disastersStormsGovernment and politicsIndiaPuneSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6df1bca8b354dc7be3430b28fc960b6Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:10:01 GMTHomeowner who triumphed over Trump is moving onhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/434d4525c37a442e8f99e527a83a60efShe once called Donald Trump "a maggot, a cockroach and a crumb." This week, he remembered her as "an impossible person."SAMANTHA HENRYaBusinessGeneral newsAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/434d4525c37a442e8f99e527a83a60efThu, 31 Jul 2014 05:08:54 GMTWhite Sox allow 6 in 1st, lose 7-2 to Tigershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0da2f4b352b4641bc7dc3066cd55021DETROIT (AP) — Hector Noesi's first inning went so badly, what happened afterward didn't much matter.NOAH TRISTERsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0da2f4b352b4641bc7dc3066cd55021Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:38:27 GMTBoston man charged with rape at Urban concerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dc4c843eb3e4ddaa392c581d3652051MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police are investigating a possible sexual assault at a weekend Keith Urban concert at which dozens of people were treated for excessive drinking.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentViolent crimeCrimeBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dc4c843eb3e4ddaa392c581d3652051Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:34:11 GMTLandslide hits Indian village, killing at least 21http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/858fb2f7df5d427bb10886a6803fbde8NEW DELHI (AP) — Rescuers worked in rain Thursday to dig through a remote village in western India where at least 21 people died as a landslide swept away scores of houses, possibly trapping many more people under debris, officials said.MUNEEZA NAQVIiGeneral newsNatural disastersFloodsWeatherSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersStormsGovernment and politicsIndiaPuneSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/858fb2f7df5d427bb10886a6803fbde8Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:56:21 GMT