FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:00:35 -0700Kershaw wins 17th as Dodgers beat Nationals 4-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8f2ccafb4b74a20b858dc6446de7f2cLOS ANGELES (AP) — Even the red-hot Washington Nationals offense proved no match for Clayton Kershaw.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8f2ccafb4b74a20b858dc6446de7f2cWed, 03 Sep 2014 05:54:00 GMTRussian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e56e08a9b9f43f8acc297dd4ca3b3d2MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine.iGeneral newsJournalistsNews mediaMediaRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e56e08a9b9f43f8acc297dd4ca3b3d2Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:16:57 GMTPutin in Mongolia for 5-hour visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0596e167f6d64e27b8e2a340cdb25e07ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Mongolia on Wednesday for a five-hour working visit with a traditional friendly neighbor amid soaring tensions with Washington and NATO over a Kremlin-backed offensive in Ukraine.GANBAT NAMJILSANGARAViGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRussiaMongoliaMoscowUlaanbaatarChinaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropeCentral AsiaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0596e167f6d64e27b8e2a340cdb25e07Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:50:06 GMTDetroit-area man faces prison for death on porchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89937996e72a4707af7e74257eb3b54cDETROIT (AP) — A suburban Detroit man who shot an unarmed woman on his porch could come face-to-face with her parents as he receives his sentence for second-degree murder.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89937996e72a4707af7e74257eb3b54cWed, 03 Sep 2014 05:47:40 GMTAt NATO, goal is to curb Russia but not provoke ithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a48326aa7e99468fa9923af25b6a09d3NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — The heady "we won the Cold War" days are over. When President Obama and other NATO leaders assemble here Thursday for a key summit meeting, their No. 1 goal will be an old and familiar one: protecting vulnerable alliance members from Russia, without goading the Kremlin into military action.JOHN-THOR DAHLBURGiGeneral newsSummitsInternational incidentsCold WarGovernment and politicsNational governmentsInternational relationsEventsRussiaMoscowUkraineEastern EuropeFranceEuropeUnited StatesBerlinWalesParisWestern EuropeNorth AmericaGermanyUnited Kingdomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a48326aa7e99468fa9923af25b6a09d3Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:45:29 GMTCVS changes name, stops tobacco sales earlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32eed706df16456ebb273644649c46d9As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32eed706df16456ebb273644649c46d9Wed, 03 Sep 2014 04:01:56 GMTNews Guide: Thailand's surrogacy scandals and lawshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ef062e6e9fb4ec185a7b02beb643a09BANGKOK (AP) — A string of recent scandals has lifted a lid on Thailand's largely unregulated commercial surrogacy industry, which has been around for over a decade. Here's a look at the controversies, some of the ethical dilemmas they have raised and the Thai military government's new draft law that is expected to outlaw the business of surrogacy.JOCELYN GECKERiGeneral newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsThailandSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ef062e6e9fb4ec185a7b02beb643a09Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:06:10 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/974cacda57ad4b25bf2601691dc89d48Today is Wednesday, September 3, the 246th day of 2014. There are 119 days left in the year.The Associated PressaUnited KingdomEnglandRussiaEast AsiaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/974cacda57ad4b25bf2601691dc89d48Wed, 03 Sep 2014 04:00:04 GMTUK team unlocking secrets of North Korea volcanohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a5cf7d2687f4d1fa6a6ac520b847eecPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — More than a thousand years ago, a huge volcano straddling the border between North Korea and China was the site of one of the biggest eruptions in human history, blanketing eastern Asia in its ash. But unlike other major volcanos around the world, the remote and politically sensitive Mount Paektu remains almost a complete mystery to foreign scientists who have — until recently — been unable to conduct on-site studies.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsScienceVolcanoesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomNorth KoreaPyongyangEast AsiaChinaWestern EuropeEuropeAsiaGreater Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a5cf7d2687f4d1fa6a6ac520b847eecWed, 03 Sep 2014 06:30:50 GMTLebanon army confirms identity of beheaded soldierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/433f7f6694b54ffbac5becae3294e248BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's military says it has identified the remains of a soldier beheaded by Islamic militants.iGeneral newsLebanonMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/433f7f6694b54ffbac5becae3294e248Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:56:01 GMTJ.D. Martinez hits 3-run homer, Tigers win 4-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d0e89ccc5454e3b8afe11c8105f3696CLEVELAND (AP) — For eight innings, the Tigers couldn't connect in the clutch. They were exasperated, annoyed and seemingly on their way to a tough loss.TOM WITHERSsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMichiganClevelandUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d0e89ccc5454e3b8afe11c8105f3696Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:52:46 GMTPutin, Poroshenko discuss settlement in Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0fd6318d54945f38efa13c706a0f58eMOSCOW (AP) — A spokesman for the Russian president says Vladimir Putin has discussed a peace settlement in eastern Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko and found that they "largely share views" on ways out of the crisis.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMoscowUkraineRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0fd6318d54945f38efa13c706a0f58eWed, 03 Sep 2014 06:49:18 GMTAP Photos: More Atlantic City slots stop spinninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51c961cb322e41d6b1ad5a82b4d1cbeeATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gamblers at two Atlantic City casinos got in their final bets over Labor Day weekend as Revel Casino Hotel and the Showboat Casino Hotel became the latest victims of Atlantic City's drastic slide.aBusinessGeneral newsGamblingRecreation and leisureLifestyleAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51c961cb322e41d6b1ad5a82b4d1cbeeWed, 03 Sep 2014 05:42:33 GMTJapan PM selects new Cabinet, 5 women pickedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41dcee37c486476985b2df4c47dcc64dTOKYO (AP) — Japan's prime minister picked a record-matching five women for his Cabinet.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41dcee37c486476985b2df4c47dcc64dWed, 03 Sep 2014 05:09:44 GMTJapan's Prime Minister Abe names new cabinet, retains most key ministers, appoints 5 womenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30b6b10911c640b98be4fd90e6824ddbTOKYO (AP) — Japan's Prime Minister Abe names new cabinet, retains most key ministers, appoints 5 women.iGeneral newsCabinet appointments and nominationsGovernment appointments and nominationsCabinetsGovernment and politicsJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30b6b10911c640b98be4fd90e6824ddbWed, 03 Sep 2014 04:59:35 GMTGulf of Maine: 'Poster child' for global warminghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e8a4c2b34a94f4d9944d5c742fa97ceFRIENDSHIP, Maine (AP) — Imagine Cape Cod without cod. Maine without lobster. The region's famous rocky beaches invisible, obscured by constant high waters.PATRICK WHITTLEaBusinessGeneral newsScienceAnimalsCoastlines and beachesLobstersOceanographyEnvironmental scienceFishAtmospheric scienceOceansEnvironmental concernsEnvironment and natureEnvironmentEarth scienceClimateMaineGulf of MexicoAtlantic OceanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e8a4c2b34a94f4d9944d5c742fa97ceWed, 03 Sep 2014 05:19:33 GMTAsian stock markets rise as dollar gainshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a9bcd87335541b9832cd3d730b63081SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Wednesday, lifted by new signs of strength in the U.S. economy and expectations that Europe's central bank will provide more support to the flagging region. A report showing solid growth in China's services industries also bolstered sentiment.YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsEconomic outlookFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesChinaSouth KoreaEuropeEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a9bcd87335541b9832cd3d730b63081Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:16:40 GMTArrieta, Cubs send Brewers to 7th straight losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a24ee4eccfa436e8fc149ec3a8e071eCHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched six solid innings and the Chicago Cubs handed the Milwaukee Brewers their seventh straight loss, 7-1 Tuesday night.JACK CASSIDYsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a24ee4eccfa436e8fc149ec3a8e071eWed, 03 Sep 2014 03:45:06 GMTSpeeding truck overturns, kills 10 in Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/709bb8a5df13450c9bb6e31e4781c495New Delhi (AP) — Police say a speeding truck has overturned and crushed to death 10 people, including seven children, sleeping on a sidewalk in northern India.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/709bb8a5df13450c9bb6e31e4781c495Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:40:30 GMTHouston's Carter quietly contending for HR titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e205aa9fc734efd8b0ec1e68c860debHOUSTON (AP) — When strangers approach Chris Carter, he's ready for the question. His reply is usually something like: "No, I don't play for the Houston Texans."KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e205aa9fc734efd8b0ec1e68c860debWed, 03 Sep 2014 04:40:56 GMTCeleb hacking scandal shows digital vulnerabilityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d6c6f1f4e6c46fdae454dc548d73fc7LOS ANGELES (AP) — To keep private pictures private, never upload them online.SANDY COHENhtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentHackingTechnology issuesCaliforniaHollywoodUnited StatesNorth AmericaLos Angeleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d6c6f1f4e6c46fdae454dc548d73fc7Wed, 03 Sep 2014 04:46:42 GMTCasino closings lead to mass unemployment filinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cb5eba5d98f4ede8e8600c39b69850bATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Thousands of newly laid-off casino workers are expected to turn out at the Atlantic City Convention Center for a mass unemployment filing.WAYNE PARRYaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cb5eba5d98f4ede8e8600c39b69850bWed, 03 Sep 2014 05:27:52 GMTPutin traveling to Mongolia for 5-hour visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02523586e8ea4e7a8162b58aaf08b5d8ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Mongolia on Wednesday for a working visit amid soaring tensions with Washington and NATO over a Kremlin-backed offensive in Ukraine.GANBAT NAMJILSANGARAViGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMongoliaRussiaMoscowUlaanbaatarChinaUkraineCentral AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropeGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02523586e8ea4e7a8162b58aaf08b5d8Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:56:56 GMTTaurasi lifts Mercury to 96-78 win over Lynxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfae98af79a442b48e53a6220db3f236PHOENIX (AP) — Diana Taurasi has always had a knack for playing her best in the biggest games.AL BRAVOsSportsWomen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballWomen's sportsPhoenixMinnesotaArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfae98af79a442b48e53a6220db3f236Wed, 03 Sep 2014 05:33:58 GMTTight security, unity drive clash in China's westhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8eeab88285d4a89994706eb47386acdKUQA, China (AP) — In this ancient oasis town in China's restive west, assault rifle-toting police officers patrol the cobblestone lanes of ochre-brick houses in an ethnic Uighur neighborhood. Three police surveillance cameras atop a white pole watch over a narrow dirt road frequented mostly by cows. Wanted posters for suspected Uighur assailants are stuck on walls every few hundred feet.GILLIAN WONGiGeneral newsRace and ethnicityEthnic conflictsWorkplace discriminationCrimeGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesPersonnelBusinessLabor issuesReligious issuesReligionChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b8eeab88285d4a89994706eb47386acdWed, 03 Sep 2014 03:52:27 GMTAustralia to sign uranium trade deal with Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99efe7550c33457ebd1b53be4bb0d58dCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that he will sign a uranium export deal with India for peaceful power generation this week, but added that exports of the nuclear fuel to Russia have been banned until further notice.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsInternational tradeInternational agreementsNuclear proliferationGovernment and politicsEconomyBusinessInternational relationsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyPolitical issuesWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseAustraliaIndiaRussiaUkraineCanberraOceaniaSouth AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99efe7550c33457ebd1b53be4bb0d58dWed, 03 Sep 2014 05:06:03 GMTMaduro replaces Venezuela's longtime oil chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3682808838404486a8b827e8da339b1aCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro has replaced Venezuela's longtime oil boss and economic czar as part of a cabinet shakeup sidelining the most-prominent voice within his administration for pragmatic reforms to tackle a deep economic crisis.FABIOLA SANCHEZJOSHUA GOODMANiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyEconomic policyReserve assetsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyVenezuelaColombiaCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3682808838404486a8b827e8da339b1aWed, 03 Sep 2014 04:46:59 GMTJapan PM selects 5 women in new Cabinethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fa16ae6947c4ab499eb24bf75e5e847TOKYO (AP) — Japan's prime minister picked a record-matching five women for his Cabinet Wednesday, sending the strongest message yet about his determination to revive the economy by getting women on board as workers and leaders.YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fa16ae6947c4ab499eb24bf75e5e847Wed, 03 Sep 2014 05:41:34 GMTMiss America contestants arriving in Atlantic Cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ee84fce1bf74e43bca721cc80519f0fATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The 53 contestants vying to become the next Miss America will meet the public on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.WAYNE PARRYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBeauty pageantsMiss America PageantEntertainmentEventsAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ee84fce1bf74e43bca721cc80519f0fWed, 03 Sep 2014 06:17:37 GMTLawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9425010989a40a7a7dd784472ddd5d7PHOENIX (AP) — An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.JACQUES BILLEAUDJOSH CORNFIELDaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9425010989a40a7a7dd784472ddd5d7Wed, 03 Sep 2014 05:00:22 GMTObama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggressionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f469d429c5c444abad4b1f2f57ecc4eTALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's security commitments to nervous member states near the Russian border.JULIE PACEiGovernment and politicsEstoniaMoscowRussiaUkraineEuropeUnited StatesTallinnEastern EuropeSlovakiaSoviet UnionNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f469d429c5c444abad4b1f2f57ecc4eWed, 03 Sep 2014 04:05:21 GMTWainwright wins 16th, Cardinals beat Pirateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5170583cfe5245088c1b3bbd09b43cf6ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright earned his 16th win and matched his career best with three RBIs, carrying the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5170583cfe5245088c1b3bbd09b43cf6Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:34:50 GMTObama aims to show solidarity with Balticshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47b86aac765d421ea245f03d0745a6e8TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — President Barack Obama will stand shoulder to shoulder with Baltic leaders Wednesday in a show of solidarity with NATO allies who fear they could be the next target of Russia's aggression.JULIE PACEiGovernment and politicsEstoniaTallinnMoscowRussiaEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47b86aac765d421ea245f03d0745a6e8Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:37:37 GMTChina's top leaders remember victory over Japanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52a0208c76c444af9387cb945dccfabfBEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping tended to huge bouquets and gunners fired salutes Wednesday as China commemorated Japan's World War II surrender in a campaign to remind the world of Tokyo's historical aggression amid tense ties between the countries.LOUISE WATTiGeneral newsInternational incidentsTerritorial disputesBroadcast televisionGovernment and politicsWar and unrestTelevisionMediaJapanChinaTokyoEast AsiaBeijingAsiaGreater Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52a0208c76c444af9387cb945dccfabfWed, 03 Sep 2014 06:11:40 GMTPosey, Giants rally for 12-7 win over Rockieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a07a053b18964d30acf8c490c2fbe03aDENVER (AP) — Buster Posey is rounding into form, looking more and more like the 2012 version of the player who won the NL MVP.PAT GRAHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSan FranciscoColoradoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a07a053b18964d30acf8c490c2fbe03aWed, 03 Sep 2014 05:25:36 GMTSpangenberg's pinch HR lifts Padres to 2-1 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c99904e5db004304af18e87f83541cbaSAN DIEGO (AP) — Cory Spangenberg's first big league home run came on the first pitch he saw as a pinch hitter with one out in the ninth inning and gave the San Diego Padres a 2-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.BERNIE WILSONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c99904e5db004304af18e87f83541cbaWed, 03 Sep 2014 04:50:37 GMTLawsuits seek any Michael Brown juvenile recordshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/511b62b092d24420925173365302b993CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Lingering questions about Michael Brown could be answered Wednesday as two news organizations seek the release of any possible juvenile records 7/8for the unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by a Missouri police officer last month.ALAN SCHER ZAGIERaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesMissouriCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/511b62b092d24420925173365302b993Wed, 03 Sep 2014 05:28:31 GMTPaxton takes shutout into 8th, Mariners stop A'shttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b12a4dfcdbae4e66be4affb37b249052OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — James Paxton pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Seattle Mariners held off a late rally by Oakland for a 6-5 win Tuesday night, handing the Athletics their fifth loss in six games.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaOaklandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b12a4dfcdbae4e66be4affb37b249052Wed, 03 Sep 2014 05:21:11 GMTFlowers' 2 homers lift White Sox over Twinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ee659d06d3a4b5dabcced3c44ace582MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tyler Flowers' first career multi-homer game lifted the Chicago White Sox to a 6-3 win over the Minnesota Twins in 10 innings on Tuesday night.ADAM CZECHsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ee659d06d3a4b5dabcced3c44ace582Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:55:23 GMTAstros win again behind Peacock and Altuvehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dd545ab016c4471b403a1de24477a4dHOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve had four hits for the second straight night, Brad Peacock threw 6 1-3 solid innings and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 on Tuesday night.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6dd545ab016c4471b403a1de24477a4dWed, 03 Sep 2014 03:35:27 GMTTeen due for sentencing in trade center climbhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f4ff9970eee4f73a3ca42e953534dcfNEW YORK (AP) — A teenager who sneaked to the top of the 1 World Trade Center tower is set to be sentenced to community service for a climb that fueled questions about security at the nation's tallest building.aBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeLegal proceedingsEconomyLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f4ff9970eee4f73a3ca42e953534dcfWed, 03 Sep 2014 05:45:39 GMTPerfect returns help Wozniacki return to Slam semihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d10e436b1d141a1977c29b888a6c891NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki knew, as anyone paying attention does, that the woman she played in the U.S. Open quarterfinals, Sara Errani, does not hit booming serves.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0d10e436b1d141a1977c29b888a6c891Wed, 03 Sep 2014 04:36:36 GMTSecond Syria beheading raises stakes for UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83bb5108c5f24a88b80b35046169876fBEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists have released a video purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warned President Barack Obama that continuing airstrikes against the group in Iraq will be met with the killing of more Western captives.ZEINA KARAMiGeneral newsHostage situationsWar and unrestInternational relationsForeign policyGovernment and politicsGovernment policyUnited StatesSyriaMiamiIraqMiddle EastFloridaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83bb5108c5f24a88b80b35046169876fWed, 03 Sep 2014 05:04:00 GMTAustralia leader talks up uranium trade with Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7af2c605b3944f3b45ffac49ebbb2a8CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister has talked up the prospect of Australia selling uranium to India for peaceful power generation ahead of his first trip to the nuclear-armed country as national leader.iGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyBusinessEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyInternational agreementsInternational relationsAustraliaIndiaNew DelhiRussiaOceaniaSouth AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7af2c605b3944f3b45ffac49ebbb2a8Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:37:48 GMTPakistan: 910 militants killed since Junehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcc2db255dd840ddb1993152d46e3ce9ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan said Wednesday it has killed 910 suspected militants and lost 82 soldiers in a major offensive launched in June in a restive tribal region near Afghanistan.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestDrone surveillance and warfarePolitical resignationsDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsPakistanIslamabadSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcc2db255dd840ddb1993152d46e3ce9Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:15:14 GMTTropical Storm Dolly moves ashore off Mexico Gulfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/768fac3476e043b5981ed693d8a681feMEXICO CITY (AP) — Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Dolly threatened flash floods and mudslides in mountainous areas as it moved in from Mexico's Gulf coast, where authorities had readied shelters and suspended school classes on Wednesday.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsFloodsCoastlines and beachesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/768fac3476e043b5981ed693d8a681feWed, 03 Sep 2014 05:54:23 GMTEx-governor's trial may hinge on cryptic emailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcd2e2f2357348ff9be5e366984638bfNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland is scheduled to return to federal court almost a decade after pleading guilty to political corruption.PAT EATON-ROBBaGeneral newsCampaign finance improprietiesConspiracyCampaignsPolitical corruptionCrimeState governmentsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderElectionsPolitical issuesHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessPolitical fundraisingConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcd2e2f2357348ff9be5e366984638bfWed, 03 Sep 2014 06:35:26 GMTOrioles beat Reds 5-4 to extend lead in AL Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/816eea2383a54150b8b0d5ed843004b6BALTIMORE (AP) — Bud Norris pitched six shutout innings, Nelson Cruz notched his career-high 91st RBI during a four-run first, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 Tuesday night.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsHamiltonBaltimoreOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaMarylandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/816eea2383a54150b8b0d5ed843004b6Wed, 03 Sep 2014 04:36:58 GMT3 fatally shot, 2 wounded at Kansas City homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c1c4ed8a6bb426bbf1e0a2e2aca8e55KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Three people were killed and two others critically wounded in a shooting in a residential neighborhood in south Kansas City on Tuesday afternoon, and police located a missing SUV hours later several miles away.BILL DRAPERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaKansashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c1c4ed8a6bb426bbf1e0a2e2aca8e55Wed, 03 Sep 2014 04:57:25 GMTOpenings to resume in Detroit bankruptcy trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da28660be2774831a2f7dd015467ea42DETROIT (AP) — An attorney for Detroit is set to resume his opening statement at the city's historic bankruptcy trial, after saying on the first day that Detroit needs the restructuring to survive.aBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da28660be2774831a2f7dd015467ea42Wed, 03 Sep 2014 05:44:51 GMT