FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:58:22 -0700Leake leads Reds over Diamondbacks 3-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2c4bad15e55433da40f0a72b4c30676CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Leake pitched into the eighth inning and singled home a run — a rare commodity for the Reds these days — leading Cincinnati to a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.JOE KAYsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2c4bad15e55433da40f0a72b4c30676Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:54:49 GMTPG&E charged with obstruction over San Bruno blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59ebda9d520746de9bd5671f0301b969SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Tuesday with lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that killed eight people and leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010.PAUL ELIASaBusinessGeneral newsIndictmentsExplosionsUtilitiesCrimeAccidents and disastersLaw and orderEnergy industryIndustriesCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59ebda9d520746de9bd5671f0301b969Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:22:23 GMTTree-trimming helicopter crashes in Ohio; man hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45d4fd590ae44add8ff2a51ff150d5c9BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — A tree-trimming helicopter carrying an aerial saw has crashed in western Ohio, injuring the pilot.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationOhioBellefontaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45d4fd590ae44add8ff2a51ff150d5c9Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:35:28 GMTParents of slain USC student urge security boosthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3402173d52fd43adb4b2526399a4bf28LOS ANGELES (AP) — The parents of a University of Southern California graduate student who was beaten to death on his walk home say they are concerned about other students and hope the university increases security.TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationViolent crimeCrimeJuvenile crimeInternational studentsTheftHuman welfareHigher educationChinaLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3402173d52fd43adb4b2526399a4bf28Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:38:31 GMTSearchers find bodies of Arkansas man, infant sonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8817d689b72b4ca184f9c3e0e8d61a38DANVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A four-day search for an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son came to a grim end Tuesday as authorities discovered their bodies in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains, authorities said Tuesday.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsCrimeCrimes against childrenArkansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8817d689b72b4ca184f9c3e0e8d61a38Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:38:22 GMTCorrection: Music-Eric Clapton storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51b2abf6d4ff43fcab287dbfd61e2a26NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story July 24 about Eric Clapton's new album "The Breeze," The Associated Press reported erroneously the first name of singer Don White.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrityNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51b2abf6d4ff43fcab287dbfd61e2a26Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:31:29 GMTBellagio robbery suspect faces court Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cd4bff031a14590bc34ccbcbe371a8dLAS VEGAS (AP) — The suspect arrested in an armed robbery at the Bellagio casino and accused of celebrating after the heist with prostitutes and a spending spree on the Las Vegas Strip will appear in court Wednesday.SCOTT SONNERMICHELLE RINDELSaGeneral newsTheftCrimeViolent crimeArrestsLaw and orderLas VegasKansasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cd4bff031a14590bc34ccbcbe371a8dWed, 30 Jul 2014 01:22:44 GMTChina: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0aa3c5833e6143e4ac9bfcdecb368f39BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topmost leaders.GILLIAN WONGiGeneral newsPolitical corruptionNews magazinesCrimePolitical issuesGovernment and politicsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelMagazines and journalsMediaNews mediaAthlete retirementSportsCorruption in sportsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0aa3c5833e6143e4ac9bfcdecb368f39Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:07:43 GMTJudge gives NY carjacker a break in long sentencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef18f459617c4facafdc4ee07e5f7326NEW YORK (AP) — A man serving a 57-year sentence for three armed carjackings in the mid-1990s won a reprieve on Tuesday when a federal judge agreed that the punishment was "unjust."TOM HAYSaGeneral newsNational courtsCrimeViolent crimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef18f459617c4facafdc4ee07e5f7326Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:48:01 GMTObama eats ribs with 4 Kansas City letter writershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcc92b6758134614bca41689431d6a2cKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue Tuesday with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of working families in American's heartland, as the clock ticked on pressing issues before Congress goes on summer break.NEDRA PICKLERaGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingLegislatureVeteransMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcc92b6758134614bca41689431d6a2cWed, 30 Jul 2014 01:59:24 GMT'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-oldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbf7bee072a3424c8636ad181e75a321SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs but has never been drafted.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballSports transactionsSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessMen's sportsCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbf7bee072a3424c8636ad181e75a321Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:32:49 GMTAlvarez, Marlins beat Nats for 6th straight winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7269cc99d4cf4a3d89f343bd0fdf7935MIAMI (AP) — Henderson Alvarez outdueled Stephen Strasburg and the surging Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.CHRISTOPHER STOCKsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7269cc99d4cf4a3d89f343bd0fdf7935Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:39:40 GMTStroman again stifles Boston in Jays' 4-2 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e3b802e784f409db117c448ca641303BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Stroman had his second solid start against Boston in five days, Colby Rasmus hit a solo homer and the Toronto Blue Bays beat the Red Sox 4-2 on Tuesday night.KEN POWTAKsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballSports transactionsSports businessAthlete healthMen's sportsProfessional baseballBostonTorontoMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e3b802e784f409db117c448ca641303Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:30:31 GMT5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed06060848ea4b89a8b4bbe13996858dSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics.REGINA GARCIA CANOaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsHealthLifestyleLegal proceedingsNewspapersOnline news mediaFood safetySubpoenasJournalismLaw and orderNews mediaMediaOnline mediaPublic healthConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureBooks and literatureEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed06060848ea4b89a8b4bbe13996858dWed, 30 Jul 2014 00:54:29 GMTPipe flooding UCLA will take hours to shut offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a01e6590d758414e9ed78aff13dbd7a6LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a broken water pipe that is flooding parts of the UCLA campus will take hours to turn off.aGeneral newsFloodsHigher educationAccidents and disastersEducationSocial affairsAccidentsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a01e6590d758414e9ed78aff13dbd7a6Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:51:16 GMTMotion filed to dismiss penis amputation suithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97ca198f97cf4fb590f04828017f326cBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An attorney for two Alabama doctors accused in a lawsuit of amputating a man's penis in what was supposed to have been a routine circumcision filed a motion Tuesday seeking to dismiss the claims.aGeneral newsCircumcisionMen's healthHealthLegal proceedingsLaw and orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97ca198f97cf4fb590f04828017f326cWed, 30 Jul 2014 02:00:04 GMTKhmer Rouge tribunal readies way for genocide casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdd59134e77a49338593c7dbb768b26dPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A U.N.-backed tribunal is holding a hearing to prepare for the genocide trial of two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, under whose rule an estimated 1.7 million people died in the late 1970s.iGeneral newsGenocidesWar crimesWar and unrestLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCambodiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdd59134e77a49338593c7dbb768b26dWed, 30 Jul 2014 02:44:12 GMTNCAA settles head-injury suit, will change ruleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/104d2b52e87444188ca856df89991fceCHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go nearly far enough.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsSportsAthlete healthAthlete injuriesCollege sportsHead injuriesLegal proceedingsWomen's sportsSports governanceLaw and orderSports transactionsSports businessInjuriesHealthChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/104d2b52e87444188ca856df89991fceWed, 30 Jul 2014 00:44:26 GMTDbacks can't handle Leake, lose to Reds 3-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9b1b1e568cf41519a6f9106cd6a8612CINCINNATI (AP) — Trevor Cahill gave Arizona what it needed — a solid start that rested the bullpen. The Diamondbacks' offense couldn't hold up its end.JOE KAYsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsArizonaCincinnatiUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9b1b1e568cf41519a6f9106cd6a8612Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:40:25 GMTIvanovic lone seeded player to winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/107f51b8f7c449dfba102f8f144d9585STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — No. 5 seed Ana Ivanovic won her first-round match in the Bank of the West Classic, defeating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Tuesday.RICK EYMERsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/107f51b8f7c449dfba102f8f144d9585Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:30:50 GMTObama dining with 4 Kansas City letter writershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edbc290dc44f491f9133758fb1fefa03KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.NEDRA PICKLERaGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingVeteransMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edbc290dc44f491f9133758fb1fefa03Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:34:53 GMTAbreu hits 31st homer, White Sox pound Tigers 11-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab201068d4864e95a34f00a311fa5d82DETROIT (AP) — Jose Abreu and Adam Dunn hit consecutive home runs, part of a seven-run seventh inning that sent the Chicago White Sox to an 11-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.NOAH TRISTERsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMichiganDetroitIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab201068d4864e95a34f00a311fa5d82Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:36:34 GMT4 charged with murder in death of USC studenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ba4f82700b940ccaded0c22cce7a18eLOS ANGELES (AP) — Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a study group.TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsJuvenile crimeViolent crimeCrimeInternational studentsTheftEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationHigher educationHuman welfareChinaLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ba4f82700b940ccaded0c22cce7a18eWed, 30 Jul 2014 01:31:26 GMTArraignment delayed for teens in USC student deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22be2b96376448b59dd7bc4da3e96990LOS ANGELES (AP) — An arraignment has been postponed for four teens charged with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student from China.TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsJuvenile crimeViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsInternational studentsLaw and orderTheftEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationHuman welfareHigher educationChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22be2b96376448b59dd7bc4da3e96990Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:17:57 GMTIwakuma, Mariners down Indians 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf7703ffcc954a80b46fea326e2199c2CLEVELAND (AP) — Hisashi Iwakuma kept his road record spotless since last July, pitching seven strong innings to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 5-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.TOM WITHERSsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf7703ffcc954a80b46fea326e2199c2Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:28:54 GMTCobb strikes out 12, Rays win 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a5ef8508459421385ca908260092ef6ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Alex Cobb struck out 12 in eight innings and Ben Zobrist drove in two runs Tuesday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. It was the Rays' 11th win in 12 games.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a5ef8508459421385ca908260092ef6Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:24:28 GMTIvanovic lone seeded player to win at Stanfordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4d67516028a40dd9758e5b5780c69a3STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Ana Ivanovic has a new coach and a better outlook.RICK EYMERsSportsWimbledon ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4d67516028a40dd9758e5b5780c69a3Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:51:05 GMTArgentina talks go long as debt deadline loomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3eeb6f1350664e1f9e4e16460367f795NEW YORK (AP) — Argentina's finance secretary and economy minister met with a court-appointed mediator as the South American nation worked into the night Tuesday to prevent its second default in 13 years.CLAUDIA TORRENSaBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderArgentinaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3eeb6f1350664e1f9e4e16460367f795Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:10:44 GMTPhillies beat Mets 6-0 behind Hamels, Utleyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e20a3d658b6414a800a820ee957d07dNEW YORK (AP) — Cole Hamels pitched eight shutout innings and finally got some run support when Chase Utley hit a grand slam as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 6-0 on Tuesday night.RACHEL COHENsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityPhiladelphiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e20a3d658b6414a800a820ee957d07dWed, 30 Jul 2014 01:55:09 GMTAustralian airline passengers told to flush drugshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8023ab2e312d49bd9d86e76624c0617eCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian airline apologized on Wednesday for a warning a flight attendant gave passengers who might have been flying high that there were drug-sniffer dogs awaiting them at Sydney airport.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsOdditiesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAustraliaSydneyOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8023ab2e312d49bd9d86e76624c0617eWed, 30 Jul 2014 02:37:44 GMTTop Colorado court halts gay marriages in Boulderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ff5c04ef83b418c8017ad5059118a07DENVER (AP) — Boulder County must stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while the Colorado Supreme Court considers an appeal from the state's attorney general, justices said in a ruling Tuesday.IVAN MORENOaGeneral newsCouplesMarriageWeddingsCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsState governmentsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesRelationshipsLifestyleOccasionsColoradoBoulderDenverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ff5c04ef83b418c8017ad5059118a07Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:57:18 GMTSenate passes highway bill, sends it back to Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13885a3440464cd280b440ee94300154WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to the states into December but only after rejecting the House's reliance on what lawmakers called a funding "gimmick" and moving to force a post-election debate on whether to raise gasoline taxes.JOAN LOWYwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureElectionsUnited States General ElectionGovernment pensions and social securityGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLegislationEventsGeneral electionsMedia and entertainment industrySports businessSportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13885a3440464cd280b440ee94300154Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:38:37 GMTTwitter 2Q results soar, stock flies highhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9075e14dafe40da96dfc1cd2d2a2d1dNEW YORK (AP) — The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.BARBARA ORTUTAYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate stockFinancial performanceCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9075e14dafe40da96dfc1cd2d2a2d1dWed, 30 Jul 2014 00:23:36 GMTBroken water main floods UCLA; drivers rescuedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ecd6404a2674a2d949e891a87970eecLOS ANGELES (AP) — A broken water main near the UCLA campus spewed water some 30 feet in the air Tuesday, stranding cars and people in underground parking structures and covering parts of campus in ankle-deep water, including the athletic field and the outside of Pauley Pavilion, the school's famed basketball arena.aGeneral newsHigher educationFloodsDisaster planning and responseAccidentsAccidents and disastersEducationSocial affairsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ecd6404a2674a2d949e891a87970eecWed, 30 Jul 2014 00:33:30 GMTParents: Didn't suspect kidnapped boy's aunthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1313f9cca4084527a12f00170effb7c8MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The parents of a baby boy who was taken from a Wisconsin home and later found in sub-zero temperatures testified Tuesday they trusted the relative now accused of abducting him so much that they initially didn't suspect her.aGeneral newsKidnappingViolent crimeCrimeMissing personsIowaWisconsinBeloitUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1313f9cca4084527a12f00170effb7c8Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:10:07 GMTKristen Gillman leads Junior PGAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/476d1410b2a14ae09abac64c528acb42BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Kristen Gillman shot a 5-under 66 on Tuesday at Miramont to top the girls' field in the Junior PGA Championship, and S.M. Lee, Luis Gagne, Triston Fisher and Parker Reddig shared the boys' lead at 68.sSportsMen's golfPGA ChampionshipsGolfMen's sportsEventsTexasBryanFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/476d1410b2a14ae09abac64c528acb42Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:13:43 GMTBroken water main floods UCLA; people rescuedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b716d7f7987241ab9f2d877ae3f0e35cLOS ANGELES (AP) — A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covered some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the school's famed basketball arena.MATT HAMILTONaGeneral newsHigher educationFloodsSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseEducationSocial affairsAccidentsAccidents and disastersLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b716d7f7987241ab9f2d877ae3f0e35cWed, 30 Jul 2014 02:34:39 GMTMan wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60fc71e54b404e1cbeb94363753c6e27HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man cleared of murder and rape charges after being locked up for two decades made an emotional appeal for millions of dollars in compensation on Tuesday, telling the state claims commissioner about the fear he endured in prison.STEPHEN SINGERaGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeAthlete compensationSports businessSportsConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60fc71e54b404e1cbeb94363753c6e27Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:10:40 GMT2 dead, 2 hurt in Vegas carjacking, home invasionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71ec054252f0430f810f812fe2e2c683LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two men were killed and two women were seriously injured Tuesday in a wild Las Vegas crime spree that included a carjacking, two home invasions, a stabbing, a fake hostage situation and a deadly police shooting.MICHELLE RINDELSaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71ec054252f0430f810f812fe2e2c683Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:44:48 GMTSafarova loses in 1st round of Citi Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f92a765a1fe74010b86676da34560c62WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic lost to France's Kristina Mladenovic in the first round of the Citi Open on Tuesday.sSportsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f92a765a1fe74010b86676da34560c62Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:09:53 GMTBrown: California willing to shelter more migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cb66c918b534d21ac2222221af46077MEXICO CITY (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday his state is willing to shelter more migrant children from Central America if needed but reiterated that the United States needs to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis.OLGA R. RODRIGUEZiGeneral newsInternational agreementsState governmentsGovernment and politicsImmigrationInternational relationsSocial issuesSocial affairsMexicoUnited StatesCentral AmericaCaliforniaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cb66c918b534d21ac2222221af46077Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:13:29 GMTTexas regents pick McRaven as chancellor finalisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44e959036e5d4a5d80a9e2dc073f819dAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas System regents on Tuesday selected one of the top U.S. military special operations leaders as the lone finalist for the job of chancellor, overseeing the system's 15 campuses and $14 billion budget.JIM VERTUNOaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState legislatureHealthGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessLegislatureState governmentsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseTexasUnited StatesAustinSan AntonioNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44e959036e5d4a5d80a9e2dc073f819dWed, 30 Jul 2014 01:48:26 GMTChina reports deadly attack in northwesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/621b3a5e66ae4bc8b454cdd1bd3dfc7cBEIJING (AP) — A mob armed with knives and axes rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed Islamic militants, state media reported Tuesday.CHRISTOPHER BODEENiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsWar and unrestViolenceLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsSports mediaSportsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/621b3a5e66ae4bc8b454cdd1bd3dfc7cWed, 30 Jul 2014 01:26:49 GMTBody of young stowaway found in US cargo planehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4318c57ee064fcfb9c6eb7d67408b01WASHINGTON (AP) — The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo plane that had landed in Germany, U.S. military officials said Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made several stops in Africa.LOLITA C. BALDORwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsArmed forcesTransportation safetyTransportationMilitary and defenseAfricaWest AfricaMaliGermanyUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4318c57ee064fcfb9c6eb7d67408b01Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:23:20 GMTPlayer gets nearly $1M in Offerman bat attack casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c86a37b837749d59bb4961527651c48BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A minor league baseball player hit by former major leaguer Jose Offerman in a 2007 baseball bat attack won nearly $1 million in a lawsuit on Tuesday, an attorney said.aGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsProfessional baseballLaw and orderBaseballMen's sportsBridgeportConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c86a37b837749d59bb4961527651c48Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:02:20 GMT10 Things to Know for Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e5c3da038d840358d8a6f4938d21012Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsSports transactionsSports businessSportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e5c3da038d840358d8a6f4938d21012Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:01:13 GMTToyota remains at top in sales after first halfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b1e9be259fa4e9e817697047b0b2a66TOKYO (AP) — Toyota remains No. 1 in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen which bumped General Motors out of second place as the U.S. automaker grapples with a recall scandal.iBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b1e9be259fa4e9e817697047b0b2a66Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:28:01 GMTMan claims tampering in case over bombing videoshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3317674fff4f4c3c8fb6c2ac9a170ee1SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawyer suing the FBI over his public records request for surveillance videos from the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing said Tuesday that one of his witnesses backed out after being visited by government officials last week.aGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsState governmentsBombingsLaw enforcement agenciesNational courtsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesUtahNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3317674fff4f4c3c8fb6c2ac9a170ee1Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:22:58 GMTPacific Gas & Electric charged with obstruction in connection with fatal San Bruno explosionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2e86127f8da419b8d22411d0955a90fSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric charged with obstruction in connection with fatal San Bruno explosion.aBusinessGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2e86127f8da419b8d22411d0955a90fWed, 30 Jul 2014 01:01:21 GMTBellagio robbery suspect is convict from Kansashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25ca1bc44c584a37b9222947fc0c743fLAS VEGAS (AP) — The suspect arrested in an armed robbery at the Bellagio casino was identified late Tuesday as a Kansas man with a criminal record who allegedly celebrated after the heist with prostitutes and a spending spree on the Las Vegas Strip.SCOTT SONNERMICHELLE RINDELSaGeneral newsArrestsCrimeTheftViolent crimeLaw and orderLas VegasKansasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25ca1bc44c584a37b9222947fc0c743fWed, 30 Jul 2014 01:39:04 GMT