FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:47:20 -0700Islamic State plot in Australia raises questionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b3cdef5982f42dcbee5acab07990ceeCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Islamic State plot to carry out random beheadings in Sydney alleged by police is a simple and barbaric scheme that has shaken Australians. But terrorism experts on Friday questioned whether the ruthless movement had the capacity or inclination to sustain a terror campaign so far from the Middle East.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsTerrorismArrestsWar and unrestCrimeGovernment and politicsNational securityMilitary and defenseLaw and orderAustraliaSydneySyriaMiddle EastCanberraIraqOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b3cdef5982f42dcbee5acab07990ceeFri, 19 Sep 2014 00:53:21 GMTRoads reopen after shut in hunt for ambush suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c69dcc27c21e4fbd9f4005be97eb9879SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police have reopened roads in rural northeastern Pennsylvania after swarming the area in a search for the man charged with killing a trooper.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c69dcc27c21e4fbd9f4005be97eb9879Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:21:00 GMTMan arrested in fast-growing California wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abac030c29bb4ab78c2ecc5f76e20082PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A man with a lengthy criminal history has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has shown explosive growth and driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said Thursday.FENIT NIRAPPILSUDHIN THANAWALAaGeneral newsArsonFiresArrestsAccidents and disastersCrimeNatural disastersLaw and orderCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abac030c29bb4ab78c2ecc5f76e20082Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:55:13 GMTChris Christie defends NFL commissioner Goodellhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5eb487c3f07345fbb8394bb9b6055e66NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is playing defense for embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.JILL COLVINaGeneral newsSportsState governmentsProfessional footballSports governanceGovernment and politicsFootballNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5eb487c3f07345fbb8394bb9b6055e66Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:04:16 GMTFlorida sheriff: Grandfather shoots, kills 6 grandchildren, his daughter and himselfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c9efa930e9a4be1907a10dae3e3bac2BELL, Fla. (AP) — Florida sheriff: Grandfather shoots, kills 6 grandchildren, his daughter and himself.aGeneral newsExtended familyRelationshipsLifestyleFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c9efa930e9a4be1907a10dae3e3bac2Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:48:08 GMTJeter homers as Yankees beat Blue Jays 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3db0aa7d7820415e8111a68f356c7c96NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter turned on R.A. Dickey's fastball, sent it deep into the left-field seats and circled the bases at Yankee Stadium for the first time in 14 months.RONALD BLUMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3db0aa7d7820415e8111a68f356c7c96Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:07:19 GMTFalcons take early 28-0 lead over Bucshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d43ad8bf62e435d836195b55ddd64a6ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan threw touchdown passes to Julio Jones and Harry Douglas on Atlanta's first two possessions and the Falcons led Tampa By 28-0 early in the second quarter Thursday night.GEORGE HENRYsSportsProfessional footballFootballAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d43ad8bf62e435d836195b55ddd64a6Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:20:38 GMTLoser to Sen. Thad Cochran files appeal argumentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a7c37d6a273440b854a4c5da43e8d85JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A defeated Senate candidate in Mississippi is arguing that a state court judge was wrong to dismiss his lawsuit that sought to overturn his Republican primary loss to incumbent Thad Cochran.EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElections2014 United States General ElectionPrimary electionsState legislatureUnited States General ElectionJudicial appointments and nominationsState electionsLegislatureGeneral electionsCourtsJudiciaryState governmentsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEventsGovernment appointments and nominationsUnited StatesMississippiNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a7c37d6a273440b854a4c5da43e8d85Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:26:07 GMTSan Diego judge denies request for license scanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/059e809bfe0b4d47b258367540a22044SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge on Thursday tentatively denied a technology entrepreneur's request for license plate data collected on his own vehicle from police scanners, the latest legal setback for advocates seeking more disclosure on vast networks of law enforcement cameras used to track drivers' whereabouts.ELLIOT SPAGATaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCriminal investigationsLaw enforcement agenciesPoliceLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsCaliforniaSan DiegoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/059e809bfe0b4d47b258367540a22044Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:31:23 GMTSpending bill leaves out immigration courtshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/885c9f46cc35499da3f000218b35027bWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' must-pass budget bill ignores the Obama administration's request to accelerate spending on immigration courts to handle the flood of unaccompanied minors at the border — even as it boosts spending flexibility for Border Patrol agents and detention centers.ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsImmigration policyLegislatureImmigrationLegislationPolitical partiesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaCentral AmericaNorth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/885c9f46cc35499da3f000218b35027bFri, 19 Sep 2014 00:09:37 GMTMaguire to start at quarterback for Florida Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e857a4d9d543436dbbec4c52508b9244TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Welcome Sean Maguire to big-time college football.KAREEM COPELANDsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e857a4d9d543436dbbec4c52508b9244Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:25:41 GMTThai military ruler apologizes for bikini commenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/771afba954e84a96a783408cdf4e6235BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military ruler apologized for suggesting that attractive foreign tourists might be unsafe on the country's world-famous beaches if they wear bikinis.iGeneral newsTravelLeisure travelLifestyleThailandSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/771afba954e84a96a783408cdf4e6235Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:33:54 GMTDevin Hester sets NFL record with 20th TD returnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f3f78b328f147c78b34b9d4d56f5ae1ATLANTA (AP) — Devin Hester has set an NFL record with his 20th return for a touchdown, breaking the mark he shared with Deion Sanders.sSportsRecord setting eventsGeneral newsProfessional footballFootballAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f3f78b328f147c78b34b9d4d56f5ae1Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:48:49 GMTReview: Broadway's 'Love Letters' is thin missivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95bf72e6b36d423c854d557d70ff0ef1NEW YORK (AP) — What's the minimum requirement for putting on a play? Is it performers? Sets? Memorization? Surely, at a minimum, it's acting, right?MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentPerforming artsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95bf72e6b36d423c854d557d70ff0ef1Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:12:33 GMTSearch for Texas deputy suspended but will resumehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/845962ce3f0e4ec0a7e670565becc578AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Searchers looking for a Central Texas sheriff's deputy whose car was swept away by water are suspending the search for now as more storms move into the Austin area.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsWeatherStormsFloodsAccidents and disastersTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth AmericaEl Pasohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/845962ce3f0e4ec0a7e670565becc578Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:11:06 GMTHester helps Falcons take 35-0 halftime leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2edcadc2f1584d3fb5955beba058600cATLANTA (AP) — Devin Hester high-stepped to an NFL record with his 20th career touchdown return, Matt Ryan threw a pair of scoring passes and the Atlanta Falcons led Tampa Bay 35-0 at halftime Thursday night in their NFC South matchup.GEORGE HENRYsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2edcadc2f1584d3fb5955beba058600cFri, 19 Sep 2014 02:19:40 GMTZac Blair leads Web.com Tour Championshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a760760be7cb4ebca324215245529857PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Zac Blair matched the course record with a 7-under 63 on Thursday to take the lead in the Web.com Tour Championship, the final event in the four-tournament Web.com Tour Finals.sSportsGolfMen's golfMen's sportsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a760760be7cb4ebca324215245529857Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:04:59 GMTHester, Falcons take 56-0 lead in 3rd quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99ea9f1fb5f9496a99967fd897243e98ATLANTA (AP) — Devin Hester high-stepped to an NFL record with his 20th career touchdown return, Julio Jones caught two scoring passes and the Atlanta Falcons led Tampa Bay 56-0 after three quarters Thursday night in their NFC South matchup.GEORGE HENRYsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99ea9f1fb5f9496a99967fd897243e98Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:13:35 GMTStrong Senate vote for Obama on Syria rebel aidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/377a3acf8194425881829d6c4d61e2f4WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants Thursday night, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Barack Obama outlined scarcely a week ago.DAVID ESPODONNA CASSATAwGovernment and politicsLegislatureWar and unrestCivil warsLegislationPolitical partiesForeign policyReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyNational electionsElectionsGeneral newsPolitical organizationsInternational relationsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesSyriaDistrict of ColumbiaMiddle EastIraqAlaskaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/377a3acf8194425881829d6c4d61e2f4Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:56:54 GMTNo. 5 Auburn holds off No. 20 K-State, 20-14http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffe1270563e7463e9ec936f1a4fe7b79MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nick Marshall threw two touchdown passes, Auburn forced three turnovers and the fifth-ranked Tigers held on to beat mistake-prone No. 20 Kansas State 20-14 on Thursday night.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballKansasManhattanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffe1270563e7463e9ec936f1a4fe7b79Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:56:21 GMT2-time Grand Slam winner Li Na retires from tourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4798f07d54f5499a85676025444f3f87WUHAN, China (AP) — Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has retired due to recurring knee injuries.iGeneral newsSportsTennisAthlete injuriesAthlete healthChinaWuhanGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4798f07d54f5499a85676025444f3f87Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:24:50 GMTGolf Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/589f6cbc59aa4a0993e5385804ec3585PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Top-ranked Stacy Lewis birdied the last three holes and five of the final six Thursday for an 8-under 64 and a share of the lead with Mi Jung Hur in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.The Associated PresssSportsWomen's golfGolfMen's golfMen's sportsRyder CupWomen's sportsEventsAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/589f6cbc59aa4a0993e5385804ec3585Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:19:48 GMTHuge turnout seen in Scotland's independence votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c678879a36744fdbe8d24815280ca40EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters turned out in huge numbers for an independence referendum that could end Scotland's 307-year union with England.JILL LAWLESSiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsVotingElectionsUnited KingdomScotlandEnglandEdinburghEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c678879a36744fdbe8d24815280ca40Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:29:53 GMTKansas court: Remove Democrat from Senate ballothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c81fc9672d44bc2929a46dd21b2ff1fTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas must remove the name of the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate from the ballot, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a decision that could hinder three-term Sen. Pat Roberts' re-election in November and hurt Republicans hoping to win a Senate majority.JOHN HANNApGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsJudicial appointments and nominationsLegislaturePolitical partiesJudiciaryGovernment appointments and nominationsCourtsState governmentsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesKansasTopekaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c81fc9672d44bc2929a46dd21b2ff1fFri, 19 Sep 2014 01:34:18 GMTFla. sheriff: 6 children, 2 adults shot to deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7e68e4d900d4501996719e54b453669BELL, Fla. (AP) — A man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself in a shooting at a home in a small town in North Florida Thursday, a sheriff said.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7e68e4d900d4501996719e54b453669Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:13:45 GMTPolice search causes lockdown at Phoenix airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbbdf04a5d4a44d6b5dba57052e47d7dPHOENIX (AP) — The busiest terminal at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport was on lockdown for more than three hours Thursday as police searched for a suspect in a shooting in nearby Tempe before making the arrest.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsArrestsViolent crimeLaw enforcement agenciesCrimeLaw and orderGovernment and politicsPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbbdf04a5d4a44d6b5dba57052e47d7dFri, 19 Sep 2014 02:27:59 GMTSheriff: Fla. man kills 6 grandchildren, daughterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15840463f7694230b5994bca977da360BELL, Fla. (AP) — A once-convicted felon killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in a shooting at the man's home in a small North Florida town Thursday, a sheriff said.TAMARA LUSHaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15840463f7694230b5994bca977da360Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:18:29 GMTTrial over plane crash into New York home beginshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67bc551af2a54a46bbb5ff820c2f8897BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A jury Thursday began hearing the only case to go to trial over the February 2009 plane crash into a home outside Buffalo that killed 50 people.CAROLYN THOMPSONaBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsLegal proceedingsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67bc551af2a54a46bbb5ff820c2f8897Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:11:37 GMTLeonard Cohen says touring has improved his moodhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c57b4d3dbc2c47c0b3e73207fda21139NEW YORK (AP) — Leonard Cohen, who returned to performing after a 15-year hiatus in 2008, says touring has improved his mood.MESFIN FEKADUeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c57b4d3dbc2c47c0b3e73207fda21139Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:55:59 GMT10 Things to Know for Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d33de2578a2421da746acae7f79e275Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:The Associated PressaGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d33de2578a2421da746acae7f79e275Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:18:05 GMTNepal to allow Indian firm to build power planthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65911631ab7440c8be44acbf387d9286KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say Nepal's government has endorsed plans for Indian company GMR to build the Himalayan nation's largest hydro power plant.iBusinessGeneral newsProduction facilitiesCorporate newsUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryNepalIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65911631ab7440c8be44acbf387d9286Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:06:03 GMTPirates get late break in playoff push, top Bosoxhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f1819342d4242d4b5790fbe71cc7ec7PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates got a lucky break when Boston pinch-runner Jemile Weeks was hit by a batted ball in the ninth inning, beating the Red Sox 3-2 on Thursday night to keep pace in the NL pennant race.JOHN PERROTTOsSportsMLB PlayoffsProfessional baseballEventsBaseballMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f1819342d4242d4b5790fbe71cc7ec7Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:35:15 GMTHome Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/316d5effe842482682140c2f6f647ae6NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers.ANNE D'INNOCENZIOhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyComputer and data securityHome salesComputing and information technologyEconomyReal estateConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial servicesSoftwareUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/316d5effe842482682140c2f6f647ae6Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:25:27 GMTGonzalez, Harper lead Nationals past Marlins, 6-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d39cdbed89fb435b968b66290bbf4c6bMIAMI (AP) — Already the NL East champions, the Washington Nationals are now totally focused on another race.TIM REYNOLDSsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d39cdbed89fb435b968b66290bbf4c6bFri, 19 Sep 2014 03:05:45 GMTMexico boosts Los Cabos security after lootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13294a9e174340e9bbea7896d5b3d9feLOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Federal police on Thursday vowed to restore order in the hurricane-stricken resort area of Los Cabos after looting emptied store shelves and unnerved residents who worried their homes could be next.IGNACIO MARTINEZ DE JESUSALBA MORA ROCAiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherHurricane Odile 2014Natural disastersStormsAccidents and disastersEventsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13294a9e174340e9bbea7896d5b3d9feFri, 19 Sep 2014 02:42:30 GMTPolice hunt for trooper ambush suspect near homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d744b519c0644ecaa45b8291c1853503SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The hunt for a man charged with killing a Pennsylvania State Police trooper is intensifying as authorities confirm they are searching for the suspect in an area around his parents' home.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeFunerals and memorial servicesLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaScrantonPhiladelphiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d744b519c0644ecaa45b8291c1853503Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:21:02 GMTSearch for Texas deputy suspended, but will resumehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1618c3677c6d4425a4f3daced7da3d67AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Inclement weather made rescue crews in Central Texas suspend the search for a sheriff's deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters, while heavy rains in West Texas caused dozens of streets and some houses to flood.aGeneral newsWeatherFloodsSearch and rescue effortsStormsAccidents and disastersTexasAustinEl PasoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1618c3677c6d4425a4f3daced7da3d67Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:56:13 GMTIg Nobel winner: Using pork to stop nosebleedshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac6ad698711543b0b7d8fd69e29ecd91BOSTON (AP) — There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center.MARK PRATTaGeneral newsOdditiesScientific prizes and competitionsZoologyPet healthScienceBiologyAnimal healthHealthPet carePetsLifestyleArcticMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac6ad698711543b0b7d8fd69e29ecd91Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:41:53 GMTCrash sends truck dangling over Oregon bridge railhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ff49698eb7c4763a5af08d8720309c4SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a driver has been cited after a truck hauling lumber products crashed at an Umpqua River bridge in southern Oregon, leaving the truck trailer hanging over the bridge railing above the waterway.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ff49698eb7c4763a5af08d8720309c4Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:23:54 GMTRoads blocked near home of trooper ambush suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e7c77d071e844a3be75a437fc2d67cdSCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The hunt for a man charged with killing a Pennsylvania State Police trooper appeared to intensify late Thursday as authorities blocked roads around the home of the suspect's parents.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesCrimeWar and unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsViolent crimePennsylvaniaScrantonPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e7c77d071e844a3be75a437fc2d67cdFri, 19 Sep 2014 00:34:58 GMTHunt for ambush suspect briefly intensifieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf20aceaaf964c169acfc3259728ed3dCANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Hours after a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper was laid to rest, the hunt for a man charged with killing him briefly intensified late Thursday as authorities blocked roads around the home of the suspect's parents.MICHAEL RUBINKAMJOSEPH FREDERICKaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsPennsylvaniaScrantonPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf20aceaaf964c169acfc3259728ed3dFri, 19 Sep 2014 02:34:50 GMTHunt for missing Malaysia plane to resumehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29e5fc3c4122424d86b887fc065f02c4SYDNEY (AP) — Crews will resume the underwater hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at the end of the month, and will begin the search in an area farther south than initially planned, a senior search official said Friday.KRISTEN GELINEAUiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsOceansAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEnvironment and natureAustraliaMalaysiaIndian OceanOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29e5fc3c4122424d86b887fc065f02c4Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:38:25 GMTVote counting begins in Scotland on independencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/582f368add5a4d5a9826589b5dfab4f4EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum that could end the country's 307-year union with England.JILL LAWLESSiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReferendumsVotingElectionsUnited KingdomScotlandEnglandEdinburghEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/582f368add5a4d5a9826589b5dfab4f4Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:03:14 GMTProsecutors charge woman who claimed abductionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af8614a774414ee0a2e1c20e0ea054a7MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors in Michigan say they've charged an 18-year-old woman with causing a false police report to be filed after she was reported missing and found a day later.aGeneral newsMissing personsCrimeMichiganMonroeDetroitUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af8614a774414ee0a2e1c20e0ea054a7Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:57:49 GMTPolice chase suspects' vehicle to Phoenix airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea770304d832461d83c748d08b7de246PHOENIX (AP) — Passengers are being allowed back into the busiest terminal at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which had been on lockdown as police searched for a suspect in a Tempe shooting.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea770304d832461d83c748d08b7de246Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:10:26 GMTFeds release $71.5M withheld during migrant crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b159915f79f643db8d30b6b2814cf9b8MIAMI (AP) — Groups that provide refugee services across the United States expressed relief Thursday after the federal government announced the release of $71.5 million it had reprogrammed in June to deal with the thousands of unaccompanied minors who crossed the border this year.LAURA WIDES-MUNOZaGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesFloridaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b159915f79f643db8d30b6b2814cf9b8Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:25:32 GMTWinners of the 2014 Ig Nobel Awardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b53e7e327b9e447d9828973f8f0eca29The 2014 Ig Nobel winners, awarded Thursday at Harvard University by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine:The Associated PressaGeneral newsOdditiesScienceNobel PrizesEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b53e7e327b9e447d9828973f8f0eca29Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:42:16 GMTMultiple shooting deaths reported in north Fla.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98c744ab97b24533b5bd6106c820ae17BELL, Fla. (AP) — Media outlets are reporting that a shooting in north Florida could involve multiple fatalities.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98c744ab97b24533b5bd6106c820ae17Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:56:47 GMTStanton speaks out for 1st time since injuryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8fd6214f861434791a0801ab3beae78MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton still needs to have five teeth fixed or replaced, along with a procedure to assess how much blood remains in his sinus cavity and will be understandably leery the next time he grabs a bat.TIM REYNOLDSsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8fd6214f861434791a0801ab3beae78Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:17:20 GMTMaduro says foreign media behind fears of epidemichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d128bf57aed248ca8f0dae0cb33520c1CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro accused CNN and other international media on Thursday of conspiring against his government by publishing what he called false reports of a mysterious illness.JORGE RUEDAiGeneral newsEpidemicsHealthAccidents and disastersMediaPublic healthVenezuelaLatin America and CaribbeanSouth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d128bf57aed248ca8f0dae0cb33520c1Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:12:28 GMT