FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:00:59 -0700USC's Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77a60ea5e4884687b97d74949ed66730LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.GREG BEACHAMsSportsCollege footballAthlete injuriesCollege sportsFootballAthlete healthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77a60ea5e4884687b97d74949ed66730Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:51:05 GMTPhiladelphia honors Little League team with paradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2f8acfe34e84635b84b7421d02a3aa0PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The youth baseball team whose star 13-year-old female pitcher and performance in the Little League World Series drew a wide following received a champion's treatment in a parade Wednesday in downtown Philadelphia.SEAN CARLINaGeneral newsSportsYouth baseballParadesBaseballMen's sportsYouth sportsRecreation and leisureLifestyleMLB baseballProfessional baseballPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2f8acfe34e84635b84b7421d02a3aa0Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:20:27 GMTBoxer Jermain Taylor out on bond after shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf908f465b3849d1a649b1b19cd78768MAUMELLE, Ark. (AP) — Boxer Jermain Taylor was freed on $25,000 bond Wednesday after police detained the former middleweight champion in the shooting of his cousin at Taylor's suburban Little Rock home.aGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeBoxingCrimeLittle RockArkansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf908f465b3849d1a649b1b19cd78768Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:43:46 GMTUSC: Cornerback Josh Shaw suspended after admitting story about rescuing nephew was a liehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d5bcd109bdf4de6beb96e2be2254b7eLOS ANGELES (AP) — USC: Cornerback Josh Shaw suspended after admitting story about rescuing nephew was a lie.aGeneral newsCollege footballCollege sportsSportsFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d5bcd109bdf4de6beb96e2be2254b7eWed, 27 Aug 2014 22:53:02 GMTCourt overturns convictions in Amish hair attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36339cc38b1432d90328cb11cdfa3eeCINCINNATI (AP) — Personal conflict, not religion, was the driving motive behind beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish, an appeals court panel ruled Wednesday in overturning the hate-crime convictions of 16 men and women.AMANDA LEE MYERSaGeneral newsReligious strifeHate crimesLegal proceedingsReligionCrimeChristianitySocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesLaw and orderLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36339cc38b1432d90328cb11cdfa3eeWed, 27 Aug 2014 21:13:53 GMTReport: FBI official used 'poor judgment' in suithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6dcadf371604b7f95e6713f51e0e803WASHINGTON (AP) — A former leader of the FBI's Milwaukee field office used "extremely poor judgment" in trying to influence the testimony of a subordinate in a disability discrimination lawsuit, according to a Justice Department inspector general report issued Wednesday.ERIC TUCKERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw enforcement agenciesLaw and orderMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6dcadf371604b7f95e6713f51e0e803Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:57:54 GMT'Cops' crew member killed in Omaha police shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/715d61dc82a541c18749123a1078b2f9OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show "Cops" as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday.MARGERY A. BECKaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentViolent crimePoliceCrimeTheftLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsOmahaNebraskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/715d61dc82a541c18749123a1078b2f9Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:47:09 GMTQ-and-A on Westerners who join the fight in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d520e970cdce4abbbe7f5a7d8cb37a75MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Douglas McAuthur McCain, an American killed in Syria while fighting with the Islamic State group, was part of a growing number of Americans and other foreigners recruited by terror groups to help them wage war in the Mideast.AMY FORLITIaGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestSyriaUnited StatesMiddle EastMinnesotaSomaliaNorth AmericaEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d520e970cdce4abbbe7f5a7d8cb37a75Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:54:29 GMTFeds allows logging after huge California wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b67b20e251d54e3eb998a18d944dd06cFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has decided to allow logging on nearly 52 square miles of the Sierra Nevada burned last year in a massive California wildfire, a move contested by environmentalists.SCOTT SMITHaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsScienceSmall businessFiresAccidents and disastersForestsMaterials industryIndustriesNatural disastersEnvironment and natureBotanyTreesEnvironmental activismBiologyPlantsEnvironmentCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b67b20e251d54e3eb998a18d944dd06cWed, 27 Aug 2014 22:05:47 GMTApple loses bid to block sales of 9 Samsung phoneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf35d5384fc24738b752072997947e57SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected Apple's attempt to block the sale of several older Samsung smartphones that copied features in the iPhone.htBusinessTechnologyMobile phonesNational courtsPatentsTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesIntellectual property violationsIntellectual propertyCrimeGeneral newsConsumer electronicsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSan JoseUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf35d5384fc24738b752072997947e57Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:11:21 GMTFeds protect 20 species of coral as threatenedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faef859efff64e89a23c490a4b376ab7WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is protecting 20 types of colorful coral by putting them on the list of threatened species, partly because of climate change.SETH BORENSTEINwScienceCoralsEnvironmental conservation and preservationEnvironmental concernsOceansAnimalsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWildlifeClimatePacific OceanAtlantic Oceanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faef859efff64e89a23c490a4b376ab7Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:05:39 GMTRoyals' Yost implores fans to show up to gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1e9f863bea24e9dad4b2cdb87294655KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans on Wednesday to show up for their remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon's walk-off homer gave Kansas City a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by just 13,847 at Kauffman Stadium.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1e9f863bea24e9dad4b2cdb87294655Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:32:24 GMTGirl abducted from school testifies about ordealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e67ab4937dac44cba2b63d44b51c56b0PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A young girl abducted from her kindergarten classroom and sexually brutalized in a 19-hour ordeal recalled bits of the crime for a jury Wednesday, but said she couldn't remember many of the details.MARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsKidnappingCrimeViolent crimeCrimes against childrenLaw and orderPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e67ab4937dac44cba2b63d44b51c56b0Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:10:05 GMTOklahoma St looks to keep momentum, questions loomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c2ab31a522f4cdfa3d7baecdd9127e5STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State opens the season with some serious questions on deck.CLIFF BRUNTsSportsCollege footballAthlete recruitingFootballCollege sportsProfessional footballOklahomaStillwaterFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c2ab31a522f4cdfa3d7baecdd9127e5Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:19:24 GMTOdor slam leads Rangers over Mariners 12-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa0204255def4c5bbd3d005fcbf57fa7SEATTLE (AP) — Rougned Odor hit a third-inning grand slam to back Colby Lewis, and the last-place Texas Rangers beat Seattle 12-4 Wednesday to take two of three from the Mariners.JOSH LIEBESKINDsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa0204255def4c5bbd3d005fcbf57fa7Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:42:44 GMTMan arraigned in wife's death; kids still missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d038fbe87934710b5d462d67cc2bce9DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man was arraigned Wednesday in the slaying of his estranged wife even as the whereabouts of her two young children remained unclear.COREY WILLIAMSaGeneral newsMissing personsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d038fbe87934710b5d462d67cc2bce9Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:35:40 GMTBig neutral site games highlight opening weekendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c52d7f099e214a589764a3de5a1db795Look beyond campus for the big games this weekend: College football's season-opening extravaganza features four marquee matchups in NFL stadiums.RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballProfessional footballHoustonFresnoFloridaAlabamaWashingtonCaliforniaNorth CarolinaTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c52d7f099e214a589764a3de5a1db795Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:26:18 GMTNo. 23 UNC suspends 4 players for openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8960bbb7b399415eaa2a1dccbaa1e60dCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora says the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation left a walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.AARON BEARDsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8960bbb7b399415eaa2a1dccbaa1e60dWed, 27 Aug 2014 22:31:20 GMTBlackwater defense: Iraqi police removed evidencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/deb0c4928a6940a6bfe11348c08246d3WASHINGTON (AP) — A defense attorney told a federal jury on Wednesday that Iraqi national police removed evidence that would prove Blackwater security guards were being fired on by insurgents, prompting the guards to return fire in shootings that killed or wounded over 30 Iraqi civilians.PETE YOSTwGovernment and politicsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderGeneral newsIraqBaghdadMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/deb0c4928a6940a6bfe11348c08246d3Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:13:48 GMTEcuadoran police sentenced for attack on presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb1a0b156c5f42ec9250dfcfefa21bb9QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — An Ecuadoran court has sentenced six police officers to prison for attempting to kill President Rafael Correa during a protest in 2010.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPoliceCrimeLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsEcuadorQuitoSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb1a0b156c5f42ec9250dfcfefa21bb9Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:44:15 GMTSteve Johnson retires at US Open due to crampinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97cd12829061426aad69724c2c05614bNEW YORK (AP) — American Steve Johnson had to retire from his first-round match at the U.S. Open because of severe cramping.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97cd12829061426aad69724c2c05614bWed, 27 Aug 2014 22:53:45 GMTIndyCar sets April 12 New Orleans datehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7528ef3d9c5f44889e15c53cdf55026eAVONDALE, La. (AP) — The IndyCar series has committed to an April 12 race date for next season's inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana.BRETT MARTELsSportsAutomobile racingIndyCarMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLouisianaNew OrleansUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7528ef3d9c5f44889e15c53cdf55026eWed, 27 Aug 2014 22:17:49 GMTChris Soules is ABC's new 'Bachelor'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf18f24e9f2d49868dfaceb3a07f9d14NEW YORK (AP) — ABC has chosen its next "Bachelor."ALICIA RANCILIOeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf18f24e9f2d49868dfaceb3a07f9d14Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:28:50 GMTCalifornia beach town sees flooding from hurricanehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7682f95ad550498aa2b914f2adc8b4d3SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town, knocking pilings from under the Malibu Pier, and drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning waves as crowds of spectators lined the shore.GILLIAN FLACCUSaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsFloodsCoastlines and beachesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaLos AngelesLong BeachPacific OceanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7682f95ad550498aa2b914f2adc8b4d3Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:41:32 GMTSEC adopts rules on loan-backed securitieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5f9bb16ca59410a92d2ddba687821dbWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators on Wednesday voted to require financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, to give investors details on borrowers' credit records and income.MARCY GORDONwBusinessGeneral newsFinancial crisisGovernment regulationsDebt and bond marketsLegislatureRecessions and depressionsFinancial performanceCorporate newsCorporate creditEconomyFinancial marketsPersonal loansPersonal financeGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationFinancial servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5f9bb16ca59410a92d2ddba687821dbWed, 27 Aug 2014 21:36:40 GMTParents: Mom didn't understand abandoning babyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c50897179df54b72ad9c46e74f4ce8e8KEARNS, Utah (AP) — The Utah parents of a woman accused of abandoning her baby in a trash can say their daughter didn't understand what she was doing was wrong.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeUtahUnited StatesNorth AmericaSalt Lake Cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c50897179df54b72ad9c46e74f4ce8e8Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:59:26 GMTPolice: Deaths of 2 dumped in river drug-relatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9f659d867094945b996695b742859b6PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men were found dead in a river Wednesday, bound and weighted down with makeshift anchors and their throats slit, in drug-related abductions and killings that authorities said may also have been gang-related. A third victim who was badly wounded also was tossed in the river but managed to swim ashore, police said.SEAN CARLINaGeneral newsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9f659d867094945b996695b742859b6Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:52:01 GMTShooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over gunshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc15b0e1ba004f2c9b3154898e2c7753PHOENIX (AP) — The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun.JACQUES BILLEAUDGENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsGun politicsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc15b0e1ba004f2c9b3154898e2c7753Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:20:40 GMTUtah approves winery in town with polygamous secthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2d22939fd8f454e9e5c72c952270a00SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A town on the Utah-Arizona border largely controlled by Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect could soon have its first commercial winery, a new venture and yet another lifestyle choice that separates the sect from mainstream Mormon teachings.aBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleSmall businessChristianityWineriesReligionSocial affairsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesRecreation and leisureBeveragesMarriageFamily issuesUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2d22939fd8f454e9e5c72c952270a00Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:20:34 GMTRapper Young Jeezy pleads not guilty to gun chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6d4d7ac1113404f85dee08c33c9de02NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors say platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has pleaded not guilty to possessing an illegal assault weapon during an investigation into a fatal shooting at a rap concert.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentViolent crimeIllegal weaponsCrimeLegal proceedingsCelebrityLaw and orderCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6d4d7ac1113404f85dee08c33c9de02Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:27:58 GMTMissouri governor names new public safety directorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ad78c9503b24d42896492c0787a66cfST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday appointed a new state public safety director, giving his administration its only black Cabinet member nearly three weeks after the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb.ALAN SCHER ZAGIERDAVID A. LIEBaGeneral newsState governmentsCabinet appointments and nominationsGovernment appointments and nominationsCabinetsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ad78c9503b24d42896492c0787a66cfWed, 27 Aug 2014 21:59:51 GMTVermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon signhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9ae890023244b68a8508dcfc31ae2baWINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont restaurant that removed a bacon advertisement called insensitive to vegans and Muslims is being criticized for doing so.aOdditiesRestaurantsFood and drinkLifestyleVermontUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9ae890023244b68a8508dcfc31ae2baWed, 27 Aug 2014 21:45:34 GMTDefense rests in corruption trial of ex-governorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7820eb46a35c49898d8c236f0fc89be4RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Attorneys for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife wrapped up their case Wednesday in the couple's corruption trial, their defense featuring McDonnell's testimony and the idea that the marriage was so chilly they could not have conspired together.MATTHEW BARAKATLARRY O'DELLaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPolitical corruptionMarriageLaw and orderPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsFamily issuesSocial affairsVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7820eb46a35c49898d8c236f0fc89be4Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:35:27 GMTPolice: Son of slain woman found at homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbc38695ebf0453881466a5b83c504b0STRATFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say the person found dead at the home of a couple after the husband allegedly killed his wife at a New Jersey hospital was the couple's son.GEOFF MULVIHILLaGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbc38695ebf0453881466a5b83c504b0Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:25:53 GMTDogs get blues when youngsters go back to schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5bbd6657bdc4725810b0ea8533f562bLOS ANGELES (AP) — Young people aren't the only ones who get back-to-school blues. Pooches used to months of constant playtime can get upset when their best buddies disappear with the dog days of summer.SUE MANNINGaGeneral newsLifestylePetsDogsMammalsAnimalsCaliforniaEdmondUnited StatesNorth AmericaOklahomahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5bbd6657bdc4725810b0ea8533f562bWed, 27 Aug 2014 22:23:14 GMTPettersen looks for third win in Portlandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d48c33e613bd42729e99b12abb701cf8PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Defending champion Suzann Pettersen looks to make tournament history as the headliner in the LPGA Portland Classic starting Thursday at Columbia-Edgewater Country Club.NICK DASCHELsSportsWomen's golfGolfSports sponsorshipWomen's sportsSports businessPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d48c33e613bd42729e99b12abb701cf8Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:41:16 GMTPhotos show gruesome Islamic State seizure of basehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/990829f845aa4dc29fc21f4b3a7edf50BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged of mass killings, including masked militants shooting kneeling men after the capture of a strategic air base in Syria.DIAA HADIDJOHN HEILPRINiGeneral newsHostage situationsMilitant groupsWar crimesWar and unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesWeapons laws and regulationsInternational lawReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesTerrorismGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsSyriaMiddle EastGenevaUnited StatesIraqSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/990829f845aa4dc29fc21f4b3a7edf50Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:56:12 GMTDeal on health care aids port contract talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e10c0c07bcaf4492b0ce3d493b5cac97LOS ANGELES (AP) — Negotiators hoping to reach a new contract that would keep hundreds of billions of dollars of cargo moving smoothly through West Coast seaports made significant progress with a tentative deal on health care benefits.JUSTIN PRITCHARDaBusinessGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e10c0c07bcaf4492b0ce3d493b5cac97Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:26:21 GMTObama crafts legal rationale for immigration stepshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a876a4fbbc8e43a488bcab93eda6d6e2WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama's impending executive actions on immigration.JOSH LEDERMANwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsImmigrationSeparation of powersLaw and orderGeneral newsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a876a4fbbc8e43a488bcab93eda6d6e2Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:14:41 GMTUS to consider spousal abuse in immigration claimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc26a06738cb4f5ebb0da60c6bb7014fWASHINGTON (AP) — In a first-of-its-kind ruling that could make it easier for some immigrant women to win permission to remain legally in the United States, the Justice Department Board of Immigration Appeals has determined that Guatemalan women who fled their country due to domestic violence can qualify for asylum.ALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsDomestic violenceImmigrationFamily issuesSocial affairsViolenceSocial issuesHuman welfareUnited StatesGuatemalaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc26a06738cb4f5ebb0da60c6bb7014fWed, 27 Aug 2014 21:12:48 GMTLabor protest disrupts Argentine capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db8de2736d9c4386a431404705098677BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A labor organization opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez caused traffic jams and disrupted life for many in the capital Wednesday at the start of a 36-hour strike.iBusinessGeneral newsStrikesLabor issuesLabor economyProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsEconomySocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical and civil unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesPricesArgentinaBuenos AiresSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db8de2736d9c4386a431404705098677Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:11:53 GMTReview: Meta and mad, 'The Congress' is a triphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e21f169d260340a5ab7cdf7966cc607d"Very soon, this whole structure that we all love so much will be gone," prophesies Danny Huston's wide-grinning movie studio head in Ari Folman's "The Congress."JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentAnimation and comicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e21f169d260340a5ab7cdf7966cc607dWed, 27 Aug 2014 21:25:23 GMTSuper PAC changes anti-Shaheen ads after complainthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbfeb981b3a5460d92be921fa7786202WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative super PAC was forced Wednesday to edit a negative ad against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen after the New Hampshire Democrat's attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot with the broadcaster.PHILIP ELLIOTTwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsLegislaturePolitical action committeesPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNew HampshireBostonNorth AmericaMassachusettshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbfeb981b3a5460d92be921fa7786202Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:53:10 GMTPolice: Diplomat accused of beating, no chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf5d435894c34a3c994813d259463582ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say the ambassador of Equatorial Guinea is suspected of beating his daughter with a wooden chair leg but won't be arrested because he has diplomatic immunity.aGeneral newsInternational relationsDiplomacyViolent crimeCrimeGovernment and politicsVirginiaEquatorial GuineaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf5d435894c34a3c994813d259463582Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:11:01 GMTJudge lets 'X-Men' director's accuser drop lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe5d9e18f4f9452598f36fa29552991aHONOLULU (AP) — A former child model can dismiss his lawsuit that accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii, but he has the option to re-file it later, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe5d9e18f4f9452598f36fa29552991aWed, 27 Aug 2014 22:02:52 GMTPilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c72486c04f5748cd93519646b0b28ff0DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after the flier's F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.ALAN SUDERMANaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationVirginiaMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c72486c04f5748cd93519646b0b28ff0Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:22:42 GMTCold cash just keeps washing in from ALS challengehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6956496edfc440f796eeaffde9262a91Big splash, cold cash.ALLEN G. BREEDaGeneral newsNeurological disordersDiseases and conditionsHealthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6956496edfc440f796eeaffde9262a91Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:48:22 GMTSam gets last chance at Rams' preseason impressionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d43b156df2114cad93a1d39294a8ac75MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Michael Sam is about to get one last chance to show the St. Louis Rams why he belongs on their 53-man roster.TIM REYNOLDSsSportsProfessional footballFootballMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d43b156df2114cad93a1d39294a8ac75Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:53:56 GMTAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/895c469130514369b85aa5f324d1f0e6LOS ANGELES (AP) — USC: Cornerback Josh Shaw suspended after admitting story about rescuing nephew was a lie.sSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/895c469130514369b85aa5f324d1f0e6Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:48:52 GMTA leader admits guilt in big disability-fraud casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb46045142354e9d92727fce35257557NEW YORK (AP) — An accused ringleader of a sprawling disabilities fraud scheme admitted Wednesday he helped coach retired police officers and others to fake mental-health problems to get Social Security benefits.JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsFraud and false statementsCrimeLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb46045142354e9d92727fce35257557Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:48:26 GMT