FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Sep 2014 18:57:25 -0700New Zealand gunman kills 2; suspect faces charges, New Zealand (AP) — A man suspected of killing two unemployment-office workers and seriously wounding a third in a South Island town was charged Tuesday with murder.NICK PERRYiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNew ZealandOceania, 01 Sep 2014 23:24:29 GMTNo. 10 Baylor shows off dominant defense in opener, Texas (AP) — Offensive-minded Baylor coach Art Briles spent a lot of time during the offseason trying to convince everyone how good he expected the Bears to be on defense.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballWacoTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 23:15:26 GMTCarrie Underwood announces pregnancy, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to announce they are expecting their first child.KRISTIN M. HALLaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSportsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 23:36:26 GMTSurvey: Foreign companies in China feel 'targeted' (AP) — An American business group warned Tuesday that foreign companies in China feel increasingly targeted for unfair enforcement of anti-monopoly and other laws and said investment might decline if conditions fail to improve.fBusinessMonopoly and antitrustCorporate legal affairsCorporate newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 02 Sep 2014 01:43:16 GMTWheeler struggles as sloppy Mets lose 9-6 (AP) — Zack Wheeler struggled with his command on the mound early, and reliever Jeurys Familia and the New York Mets struggled in the field late.CHRISTOPHER STOCKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityMiamiNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaFlorida, 01 Sep 2014 22:22:35 GMTShowboat closes after 27 years in Atlantic City CITY, N.J. (AP) — The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel.WAYNE PARRYtTravelLifestyleBowlingGamblingRecreation and leisureSportsAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 01:15:24 GMTTropical depression forms off Gulf coast of Mexico (AP) — Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed off the Gulf coast of Mexico with tropical storm warnings issued from Tuxpan in the state of Veracruz north to La Pesca.aGeneral newsTravelWeather forecastsLifestyleWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersStormsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Sep 2014 23:43:58 GMTRetired Associated Press newsman dies in NY at 76 YORK (AP) — A former newsman who worked for The Associated Press for 39 years has died in New York. Bruce Hodgman was 76.aGeneral newsObituariesBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 00:59:33 GMTAcid victims' photo shoot draws attention in India DELHI (AP) — A fashion photo shoot featuring five victims of acid attacks is drawing wide attention in India. While the country keeps no official statistics on acid attacks, there are regular reports in the media of attackers targeting victims to disfigure or blind them, often because of spurned sexual advances.iGeneral newsLifestyleFashionBeauty and fashionIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 02 Sep 2014 00:51:50 GMTSyrian rebels, government clash in Golan Heights (AP) — Syrian rebels clashed with government troops on Monday in the Golan Heights, where al-Qaida-linked insurgents abducted U.N. peacekeepers last week, activists said.RYAN LUCASiGeneral newsInternational incidentsRebellions and uprisingsHostage situationsWar and unrestCivil warsHuman rights and civil libertiesTerrorismGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsSyriaIsraelIrelandMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 02 Sep 2014 01:31:18 GMTMan United signs Falcao loan with option to buy (AP) — Manchester United signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco early Tuesday in a coup by the struggling club on the final day of the summer transfer window.ROB HARRISsSportsFIFA World Cup2014 FIFA World CupMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerEventsMen's sportsInternational soccerMonacoUnited KingdomColombiaWestern EuropeEuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Sep 2014 01:02:49 GMTMexico rescues 15 Cubans adrift deep in Gulf CITY (AP) — The Mexican Navy says it has rescued 13 badly dehydrated Cubans who were drifting in a makeshift boat far offshore in the Gulf of Mexico.iGeneral newsMexicoGulf of MexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Sep 2014 01:26:05 GMTOlympic National Park bans drones amid US order (AP) — Following a nationwide directive, Washington state's largest national park has joined the list of those banning drones.tTravelLifestyleNational parksDrone aircraftWildlifeEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLeisure travelGeneral newsEnvironmentWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 01:18:54 GMTMurray beats Tsonga in 3 long sets at US Open YORK (AP) — An hour-and-a-half into his stay at the U.S. Open, Andy Murray had to wonder whether it would end quickly.RACHEL COHENsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 01:07:46 GMTElk rut begins in Yellowstone National Park NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Visitors are being asked to be cautious as the elk rut begins in Yellowstone National Park.tTravelLifestyleNational parksAnimalsEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLeisure travel, 02 Sep 2014 01:25:58 GMT6 dead after speeding car slams into tree in Texas (AP) — A speeding car slammed into a tree after losing control along a Dallas roadway, killing all six people inside, police said MondayaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 23:01:01 GMTSki resort to offer Utah's longest zip line tour, Utah (AP) — Utah's Sundance Mountain Resort has announced plans to add one of the longest zip line tours in the country.tTravelLifestyleOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureUtahProvoUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 01:16:42 GMTUS military targets extremists in Somalia (AP) — The Pentagon says U.S. military forces have targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabaab network in an operation in Somalia.wGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseSomaliaUnited StatesEast AfricaAfricaNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 01:36:54 GMTArrest in fatal stabbing of NYC homeowner YORK (AP) — New York City police say a man suspected of burglarizing a home and stabbing the owners when they interrupted him has been arrested.aGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeTheftLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 00:19:12 GMTHamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves (AP) — On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter.GEORGE HENRYsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 22:08:37 GMTUS OPEN SCENE: Serena hint: Say yes to the dress YORK (AP) — Tip for Serena Willliams fans: It pays to wear her signature dress to her matches.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisMen's tennisEventsMen's sportsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 22:04:49 GMTRegional body to help restore stability in Lesotho (AP) — Southern Africa's regional body said Monday it will send an envoy and an observer team to Lesotho to help restore stability and security in the mountainous kingdom where military actions over the weekend caused the prime minister to flee.CARLEY PETESCHiGeneral newsEmbassiesGovernment and politicsWar and unrestParliamentary electionsInternational relationsNational electionsPolitical and civil unrestElectionsSouthern AfricaSouth AfricaLesothoMaseruAfrica, 02 Sep 2014 01:46:16 GMTAzarenka tops qualifier Krunic to reach US Open QF YORK (AP) — Two-time U.S. Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka returned to the quarterfinals by ending the surprising run of Serbian qualifier Aleksandra Krunic.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 01:48:21 GMTGronk promises he will play Sunday; Dolphins ready, Mass. (AP) — Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots' opener at Miami this Sunday.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballMassachusettsMiamiUnited StatesNorth AmericaFlorida, 02 Sep 2014 00:10:16 GMTMcDaniel delays announcement on election lawsuit, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel will take at least one extra day to decide whether to try to revive his lawsuit that challenged his Republican primary loss to Sen. Thad Cochran.EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsUnited StatesMississippiNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 22:33:22 GMTNY police boss defends response in custody death YORK (AP) — It appears police officers behaved appropriately when they put a protective body wrap on a drug user who later died in custody, the police commissioner said Monday.aGeneral newsCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 01:16:05 GMTHouston Astros fire manager Bo Porter (AP) — The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization."KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsSports transactionsProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 22:21:54 GMTWawrinka hangs on to beat Robredo at US Open YORK (AP) — Australian Open champ Stan Wawrinka tumbled into the stands, kept calling for the trainer, and still pulled away to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEvents, 02 Sep 2014 00:49:10 GMTLouisiana following judge's order on abortion law ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana health department will follow a federal judge's order and refrain from immediately penalizing doctors who are trying to comply with a new abortion law that requires them to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital, a spokeswoman said Monday.MELINDA DESLATTEaGeneral newsAbortionNational courtsHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsWomen's healthHealthIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryLouisianaBaton RougeUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 22:10:11 GMTCivil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight YORK (AP) — McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers.CANDICE CHOIaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsLabor issuesWages and salariesPolitical and civil unrestConsumer products and servicesIndustriesSocial issuesSocial affairsPersonnelHuman rights and civil liberties, 01 Sep 2014 22:53:22 GMTDizzy in heat, Bouchard out of upset-heavy US Open YORK (AP) — Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsEventsUnited StatesNew YorkNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 00:42:17 GMTPeru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul, Peru (AP) — Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation, 7.7 metric tons (8.5 tons).iGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimePeruLimaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Sep 2014 22:52:00 GMTWhat to watch at US Open: Bencic, 17, eyes semis YORK (AP) — A year ago at the U.S. Open, Belinda Bencic was ranked 331st and playing in the junior tournament, where she lost in the quarterfinals.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsEventsMen's sportsNew YorkUnited StatesSwitzerlandNew York CityQueensNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 02 Sep 2014 01:12:14 GMTFiji says Syrian rebels issue demands for captives, Fiji (AP) — Fiji's military commander says Syrian rebels have issued three demands for the release of 45 Fijian peacekeepers they've held captive for five days.iGeneral newsHostage situationsFijiSuvaSyriaOceaniaMiddle East, 02 Sep 2014 01:09:03 GMTKirk rallies to win the Deutsche Bank, Mass. (AP) — Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. captain Tom Watson to add him to the Ryder Cup team was the least of his concerns.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsRyder CupMen's sportsMen's golfGolfEventsMassachusettsBostonUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 23:44:29 GMTSpain, Greece move to 3-0, Senegal upsets Croatia and Greece are headed to the round of 16, and Senegal is in position to join them after shaking up Group B with an upset Monday at the Basketball World Cup.BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsInternational basketball2014 FIBA Basketball World CupFIBA Basketball World CupMen's basketballBasketballEventsMen's sportsNBA basketballProfessional basketballSpainSenegalMadridCroatiaGreeceTurkeyBrazilMiddle EastUnited StatesSevilleSerbiaPuerto RicoArgentinaWestern EuropeEuropeWest AfricaAfricaEastern EuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCaribbean, 02 Sep 2014 00:25:39 GMTCoroner: Mom, 3 kids among 5 killed in plane crash, Colo. (AP) — Coroner's officials have identified four of the five people killed in a small-plane crash north of Denver as a woman and her three children.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 01:31:49 GMTPortland police shoot suspected carjacker by I-84, Ore. (AP) — A police officer shot a man who was pointing a gun at passing cars on an Interstate 84 off-ramp, and the ensuing standoff with the wounded suspect led to a long Labor Day closure of the freeway.STEVEN DUBOISaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 22:36:26 GMTAustralian dad accused of abusing Thai-born twins, Australia (AP) — An Australian man has been charged with sexually abusing twin girls he fathered several years ago to a Thai surrogate mother, media reported late Monday.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsCrimes against childrenCrimeViolent crimeHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsAustraliaThailandOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 02 Sep 2014 00:48:05 GMTDunn homers in 1st at-bat as A's top Mariners, Calif. (AP) — Adam Dunn is in a pennant race at last, and what an impression he made on his new team as the September stretch run began.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSports transactionsSports businessBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 00:07:02 GMTPrice, Cabrera lead Tigers to 12-1 rout of Indians (AP) — David Price bounced back from an alarming start and Miguel Cabrera homered twice, hitting one of Detroit's three homers off Cleveland's Corey Kluber, as the Tigers rolled to a 12-1 win on Monday to slow the Indians' climb in the standings.TOM WITHERSsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 23:49:43 GMTSpangenberg delivers in MLB debut for Padres DIEGO (AP) — Cory Spangenberg had a two-run single for his first big league hit and Tyson Ross pitched six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.BERNIE WILSONsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsCaliforniaSan DiegoArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 23:26:14 GMTBurning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000, Nev. (AP) — The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert.MARTIN GRIFFITHtTravelLifestyleRenoNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 01:36:44 GMT'Dolphin Tale' aquarium plans to drop animal shows, Fla. (AP) — No animal performances will be held at a redesigned aquatic center planned by the Florida aquarium featured in the "Dolphin Tale" movies.tTravelLifestyleDolphinsAnimalsAmusement and theme parksMammalsRecreation and leisureLeisure travelFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 01:03:39 GMT10 Things to Know for Tuesday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsWar and unrest, 02 Sep 2014 01:00:31 GMTManchester United signs striker Radamel Falcao on season-long loan from Monaco., England (AP) — Manchester United signs striker Radamel Falcao on season-long loan from Monaco.sSportsProfessional soccerSoccerMen's soccerMen's sportsManchesterEnglandMonacoUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 02 Sep 2014 00:33:59 GMTMaine ready for colorful fall foliage season, Maine (AP) — As summer winds down, Maine conservation officials say they're expecting a vibrant fall foliage season.tTravelLifestyleLeisure travelMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 01:22:13 GMTUS OPEN SCENE: Duck! Tsonga whiffs on a serve YORK (AP) — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga insists he didn't whiff on a serve, as much as it looked that way.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisMen's tennisEventsWomen's sportsMen's sportsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 23:56:42 GMTDunn homers in 1st at-bat for A's, tops White Sox, Calif. (AP) — Adam Dunn provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a towering, two-run homer in his first at-bat for Oakland to highlight a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday in a matchup of playoff contenders.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSports businessAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 23:02:26 GMTGiants top Rockies in resumption of May suspension (AP) — Andrew Susac wasn't even with the San Francisco Giants when their game against the Colorado Rockies was suspended three months ago.PAT GRAHAMsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballSports businessMen's sportsAthlete healthColorado SpringsColoradoFresnoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 01 Sep 2014 22:17:55 GMT