FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:42:10 -0800Oil plunge is threat and boon to global economieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d125b1f19fe746f6b82a29ddb5ab94a3A renewed plunge in oil prices is a worrying sign of weakness in the global economy that could shake governments dependent on oil revenues. Yet it is also a bonus for consumers as prices fall at the pump, giving individuals more spending money and lowering costs for many businesses.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyCommodity marketsFinancial marketsCanadaEuropeJapanUnited StatesRussiaNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsiaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d125b1f19fe746f6b82a29ddb5ab94a3Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:38:48 GMTFrench president cheered in Ebola-stricken Guineahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cccbb6334d804c52b7dda474baeab183CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — French President Francois Hollande brought a message of hope to Guinea on Friday, where thousands of residents lined the roads while clapping, drumming and dancing to catch a glimpse of the first Western leader to visit a country hard hit by Ebola.By MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsSummitsEpidemicsFinancial crisisNational language movementsAccidents and disastersInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPublic healthEconomyBusinessFinancial marketsSocial issuesSocial affairsLanguageAfricaWest AfricaGuineaSenegalMaliLiberiaFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cccbb6334d804c52b7dda474baeab183Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:04:34 GMTUPMC employee died of cyanide, how undeterminedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38fdfd63bf2f43e2b9553ca59001b257PITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employee found dead at work earlier this month was killed by cyanide poisoning.By JOE MANDAKaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeLaw and orderPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38fdfd63bf2f43e2b9553ca59001b257Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:47:59 GMTOfficial Christmas tree arrives at White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9587e784ccde4d7caf5f4dfbe82e9faaWASHINGTON (AP) — It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House now that the official tree has arrived.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEwGovernment and politicsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9587e784ccde4d7caf5f4dfbe82e9faaFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:26:43 GMTThunder G Westbrook to return Friday nighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/939ce93b89bd4be78c11434c3ef29e8eOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook finally gets to put his fashionable suit collection away.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballPortlandOklahomaNew York CityMaineUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/939ce93b89bd4be78c11434c3ef29e8eFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:47:43 GMTButler, Rose carry Bulls past Celtics 109-102http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ccfb8e29e2e4557ac7bea2cbf7fe3e6BOSTON (AP) — It's no secret that the Chicago Bulls are a much better team with a healthy Derrick Rose.By KEN POWTAKsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballBostonIllinoisMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ccfb8e29e2e4557ac7bea2cbf7fe3e6Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:48:59 GMTOfficials: Israel's Eisenkot named military chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90b8080c4e93499c8f12995879100fbdJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli defense officials say a career officer with deep experience battling Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon has been selected as the country's next military chief.By JOSEF FEDERMANiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90b8080c4e93499c8f12995879100fbdFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:18:32 GMTPast ban on marrying blacks may mar tribe's futurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd68735748034f24bba6d87f5efe6d49WASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.By FREDERIC J. FROMMERwBusinessGovernment and politicsNative AmericansMarriageConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFamily issuesSocial affairsVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd68735748034f24bba6d87f5efe6d49Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:45:40 GMTBarenboim opening West-Eastern academy in Berlinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/413cbd1774384b3bbf9c95e5375abdf4MILAN (AP) — Daniel Barenboim's focus after leaving Milanese opera house La Scala next month will be opening an academy for the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra of Israeli and Palestinian musicians in Berlin.By COLLEEN BARRYeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentItalyBerlinWestern EuropeEuropeGermanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/413cbd1774384b3bbf9c95e5375abdf4Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:43:00 GMTCops: Car slams into horse-drawn buggy, injuring 7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d042d85ef23445f389b6b0010cf8804fKIRKWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A car slammed into a horse-drawn buggy that missed a stop sign in Pennsylvania Dutch country, injuring seven people, including an infant, police said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLancasterPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d042d85ef23445f389b6b0010cf8804fFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:01:28 GMTBrowns' Manziel says he tried to avoid altercationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16ec9edf3e354b00af55dd706a727e5eCLEVELAND (AP) — No, he's not Johnny Footbrawl.By TOM WITHERSsSportsProfessional footballFootballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16ec9edf3e354b00af55dd706a727e5eFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:36:01 GMTNY boys buried in snow pile heard rescuers callinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/253104faec2a4174860903b170bf87f9NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two boys trapped in a snow pile for about seven hours after a plow buried them could hear their worried family's cries but couldn't respond loudly enough to be heard, they said Friday. Police credited an air pocket with saving their lives.By MICHAEL HILLaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/253104faec2a4174860903b170bf87f9Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:50:37 GMTCats in Oregon van get outpouring of donationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/930ecef1cfd5478c8f1e387c3fcc4293ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — Rescue workers in Eastern Oregon say they have received an outpouring of donations for 68 cats found nearly three weeks ago hoarded in a van, some in desperate shape.aGeneral newsOntarioOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/930ecef1cfd5478c8f1e387c3fcc4293Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:39:17 GMTFigures on government spending and debthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29449b7a14944801a5671279fdad582aWASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.fGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyGovernment financehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29449b7a14944801a5671279fdad582aFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:03:08 GMTTunisia's outgoing premier backs broad coalitionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cbff292cbf3409cb0743a1277824258DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Tunisia's next government should be a broad as possible coalition so that it has the necessary support to implement difficult economic reforms, the outgoing prime minister said Friday in an implicit backing of an Islamist-secular alliance.By SARAH DiLORENZOiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsGovernment transitionsTunisiaSenegalTunisDakarNorth AfricaAfricaWest Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cbff292cbf3409cb0743a1277824258Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:45:23 GMTFormer 'Real World' cast member dies in Wisconsinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0412349d3ae64862b1650a47140f2f4dKENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Police say a former cast member of MTV's "The Real World: New Orleans" has died in Wisconsin.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentKenoshaWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0412349d3ae64862b1650a47140f2f4dFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:57:06 GMTPlunging crude prices hammer energy companieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c529873ec8846d9b03b9e9c63b31baaNEW YORK (AP) — A decision by OPEC this week to maintain current levels of oil production hammered major energy companies in the U.S. and abroad.By The Associated PressfBusinessEnergy industryIndustriesStock marketsFinancial marketsCommodity marketsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c529873ec8846d9b03b9e9c63b31baaFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:58:18 GMTNo. 21 Rutgers beats Colgate 66-44http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ed070c664114a0a91b158b6b55e5968PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Betnijah Laney scored 17 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds for her fifth consecutive double-double to open the season, and No. 21 and undefeated Rutgers beat winless Colgate 66-44 on Friday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ed070c664114a0a91b158b6b55e5968Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:00:25 GMTBusiness Highlightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60879191caa64fb5bd535a8ec397e4a1___By The Associated PressfBusinessPricesEconomyHoliday shoppingCommodity marketsFinancial marketsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsShoppingLifestyleHolidaysOccasionsStock marketsUnited KingdomAustraliaSwitzerlandFranceItalyUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeOceaniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60879191caa64fb5bd535a8ec397e4a1Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:48:50 GMTMom: Missing Ohio player texted about concussionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1aec8c0834a049b1b4486d000a3d90cbCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The mother of a missing Ohio State football player has told police he texted her about his prior concussions the morning he disappeared.aGeneral newsHealthSportsAthlete injuriesMissing personsAthlete healthCollege footballCollege sportsFootballSports medicineOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1aec8c0834a049b1b4486d000a3d90cbFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:48:39 GMTSpanier-Freeh lawsuit ordered back to county courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2a61d57332545b794d6aebc135fffc2HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge says former Penn State president Graham Spanier's (SPAN'-yerz) defamation lawsuit against former FBI director Louis Freeh (LOO'-ee free) must start with a local judge.aGeneral newsSportsHigher educationNational courtsLaw enforcement agenciesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEducationSocial affairsCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsNational governmentsPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2a61d57332545b794d6aebc135fffc2Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:15:20 GMTFamily reports Ohio State football player missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a233b57d6fa4454d96aceb5c4d3d5c35COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio State football player reported missing after he uncharacteristically skipped two practices has a history of sports-related concussions, and his family worries he might have become disoriented, his sister said.aGeneral newsSportsAthlete healthSports medicineCollege footballCollege sportsFootballMissing personsHealthOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a233b57d6fa4454d96aceb5c4d3d5c35Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:24:41 GMTRice wins appeal, 'suspension vacated'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c32d1cbff1f4ab2be94fc0b35a8c833NEW YORK (AP) — Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL.By BARRY WILNERaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsSports governanceSports businessProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c32d1cbff1f4ab2be94fc0b35a8c833Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:10:39 GMTCyanide killed hospital employee, official sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d13b365e4a245779b7174e18e4bb1dePITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employee found dead at work earlier this month was killed by cyanide poisoning, but the medical examiner who made the determination Friday said it's too soon to know whether the death was a suicide, a homicide or an accident.By JOE MANDAKaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeLaw and orderPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d13b365e4a245779b7174e18e4bb1deFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:49:47 GMTS&P 500 slips as crude oil sinkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22f9ba5d337f468f99f225aa0ea20e4aNEW YORK (AP) — A sharp drop in crude prices tugged down shares in oil and gas companies on Friday, leading the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a slight loss in a short trading session.By MATTHEW CRAFTaBusinessGeneral newsPricesFinancial marketsCommodity marketsStock marketsEconomyEnergy industryIndustriesLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22f9ba5d337f468f99f225aa0ea20e4aFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:43:21 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2edfd20cba5d492ca1cfaa6196a9e092WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsPoliceNews mediaMediaTelevisionLaw enforcement agenciesNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2edfd20cba5d492ca1cfaa6196a9e092Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:44:28 GMTWestern Kentucky beats No. 19 Marshall 67-66 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f4ca1426f2e4479a67fe68d331ff10fHUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Brandon Doughty threw a Conference USA-record eight touchdown passes, the last in overtime to Jared Dangerfield followed by a 2-point conversion pass to Willie McNeal that lifted Western Kentucky over No. 19 Marshall 67-66 Friday.By JOHN RABYaGeneral newsSportsCollege sportsCollege footballFootballKentuckyUnited StatesHuntingtonNorth AmericaWest Virginiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f4ca1426f2e4479a67fe68d331ff10fFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:39:01 GMTHospital says Pele's condition is improvinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0084575dbb9648cab11f540e4acd2404SAO PAULO (AP) — Pele is responding well to antibiotics to treat a urinary tract infection and his condition is improving, doctors said Friday.By TALES AZZONIiGeneral newsSportsSoccerMen's soccerHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessMen's sportsBrazilSao PauloSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0084575dbb9648cab11f540e4acd2404Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:48:10 GMTNo. 10 Maryland beats James Madison 80-64http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8ab73a46b024482bd07a4e8edeace0eGUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (AP) — Lauren Mincy scored 23 points and Lexie Brown added 13 to help No. 10 Maryland beat James Madison 80-64 on Friday at the San Juan Shootout.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMarylandPuerto RicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8ab73a46b024482bd07a4e8edeace0eFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:40:54 GMTNYC panel nears decision on police chokehold deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c84e3c7545848168efd22dfb44ceaeeNEW YORK (AP) — Amid the fallout from a grand jury's decision in the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Missouri, a panel in New York City is quietly nearing its own conclusion about another combustible case involving the death of an unarmed man at the hands of police.By TOM HAYSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew York CityStaten IslandNew YorkMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c84e3c7545848168efd22dfb44ceaeeFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:20:51 GMTVenezuelan classical music system under firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e557f21b2404dc9aabb88db386098e5BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It has been praised the world over as a model for uplifting disadvantaged youth by connecting them with classical music.By JOSHUA GOODMANiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentArchitectureGovernment and politicsVenezuelaColombiaEuropeCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e557f21b2404dc9aabb88db386098e5Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:45:05 GMTFerguson protest closes huge St. Louis-area mallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cbc51e4b877461aa8bebbde048cce98FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators temporarily shut down a large shopping mall in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest days of the year during Friday during one of several organized rallies to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson.By JIM SALTER and TOM FOREMAN Jr.aBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsCrimePolitical and civil unrestMissouriSt. LouisChicagoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cbc51e4b877461aa8bebbde048cce98Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:35:22 GMTRay Rice wins appeal; NFL suspension vacatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc316fa42b624046a8d746e0bb0f430bNEW YORK (AP) — Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL.By BARRY WILNERaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsSports transactionsSports governanceLaw and orderSports businessProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc316fa42b624046a8d746e0bb0f430bFri, 28 Nov 2014 22:07:23 GMTBarenboim leaving La Scala after 9 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d7ad234d9d744039294dceb46ee35cfMILAN (AP) — One of Daniel Barenboim's focuses after leaving the role of music director for Milanese opera house La Scala next month will be opening an academy for the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra of Israeli and Palestinian musicians in Berlin.By COLLEEN BARRYeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentItalyBerlinWestern EuropeEuropeGermanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d7ad234d9d744039294dceb46ee35cfFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:31:39 GMTGrain mostly lower, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7513b6daf578496794c0fbebd6cd1340CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7513b6daf578496794c0fbebd6cd1340Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:40:08 GMTPayroll boss on vacation, Black Friday checks latehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bc7331ed725400daa045fda98655e4bWILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — About 1,200 government employees in a northeastern Pennsylvania county are getting their Black Friday paychecks late because the person in charge of payroll went on vacation and didn't approve an electronic transfer.aBusinessGeneral newsOdditiesGovernment payLocal governmentsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsWilkes-BarrePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bc7331ed725400daa045fda98655e4bFri, 28 Nov 2014 22:35:59 GMTPolice: Man tries to silence neighbor's loud doghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4212f027dca482d82518f64884d2777PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a man who tried to silence his neighbor's barking dog ended up getting bitten and arrested.aGeneral newsOdditiesAnimal crueltyDogsCrimeMammalsAnimalsPortsmouthNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4212f027dca482d82518f64884d2777Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:18:59 GMTBlack Friday special: prison handicraftshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6920a155da2742889acda31315ade75eTHOMASTON, Maine (AP) — Ken and Judy Carreras got up before sunrise and drove an hour to find their Black Friday treasure — an acorn-shaped birdfeeder crafted by an inmate at Maine State Prison.By PATRICK WHITTLEaGeneral newsAfrican-AmericansGovernment programsGovernment and politicsMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6920a155da2742889acda31315ade75eFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:50:42 GMTNY car dealership roof partly collapses, killing 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5416e9ade49b4e65876a152850ecc19bNEW YORK (AP) — A car dealership's roof partially collapsed and a section of a mezzanine caved in Friday, killing a construction worker trapped by the rubble as three others scrambled to safety, authorities said.aBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5416e9ade49b4e65876a152850ecc19bFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:29:38 GMTNY officer saw snow boot, then found 2 buried boyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/506a65505f1c4c55a2b171926673193fNEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — The upstate New York police officer who led other rescuers to two boys buried in a pile of wet, packed snow says the look of joy on the kids' faces as they were dug out gave him a terrific feeling.By MICHAEL HILLaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/506a65505f1c4c55a2b171926673193fFri, 28 Nov 2014 22:25:47 GMTBlack Friday gets a little less frenziedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08d9c0b2abc74313ad909097629a8651NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessGeneral newsHolidaysHoliday shoppingCulturesShoppingConsumer electronicsGift shoppingOccasionsLifestylePersonal spendingPersonal financeSocial affairsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesTechnologyNew YorkMissouriNew York CitySt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08d9c0b2abc74313ad909097629a8651Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:22:16 GMTSt Louis gets 1,000th point in Rangers' winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85ceeaf0070643528202670434ae81caPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Martin St. Louis wasn't even drafted as a young player. Now, he's in elite company that includes Wayne Gretzky.By AARON BRACYsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPhiladelphiaNew York CityPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85ceeaf0070643528202670434ae81caFri, 28 Nov 2014 22:27:02 GMTBob Baker, legendary puppeteer, dead at 90http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39afe8f9dc064780a06039f05c7046c8LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Baker, the founder of one of America's oldest puppet theaters, died Friday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 90.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsPuppetryObituariesRecreation and leisureLifestylePerforming artsEntertainmentLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39afe8f9dc064780a06039f05c7046c8Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:59:35 GMTChristie vetoes politically charged pig crate billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90bbe8d19f9e4b71a3c0a9c460d573b1NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a politically charged bill that would have banned the use of certain pig cages in his state.By JILL COLVINaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsState governmentsLegislationLegislatureAgricultureIndustriesPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsNew JerseyIowaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90bbe8d19f9e4b71a3c0a9c460d573b1Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:58:51 GMTIconic Mexican comedian 'Chespirito' dies at 85http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9624e45d75cf4423865e4ab2a33ef1fbMEXICO CITY (AP) — Roberto Gomez Bolanos, the iconic Mexican comedian who wrote and played the boy television character "El Chavo del Ocho" that defined a generation for millions of Latin American children, died Friday, the Televisa television network said. He was 85.By ISAAC GARRIDOiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentObituariesMexicoLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9624e45d75cf4423865e4ab2a33ef1fbFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:53:25 GMTPolice: Blasts at mosque in Nigeria kill 35 peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89e037d124e94e7894ce1fc7bc853026KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Multiple explosions tore through the central mosque in Nigeria's second-largest city on Friday, killing 35 people, police said.By IBRAHIM GARBA and CHIKA ODUAHiGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestTerrorismNigeriaKanoWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89e037d124e94e7894ce1fc7bc853026Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:20:49 GMTDellwood mayor seeks aid to rebuild after riotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bec0dafed484ae095274613eac43a3aDELLWOOD, Mo. (AP) — The mayor of a town neighboring Ferguson, Missouri, is calling on state and federal officials to help rebuild following an outbreak of violent protests that destroyed businesses.aGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bec0dafed484ae095274613eac43a3aFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:51:06 GMT49ers emotionally reeling after embarrassing losshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283284b6c0ce4bd58086901aed2c9592SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — As if there weren't already enough humiliating elements to San Francisco's lopsided loss to its biggest rival on Thanksgiving night, owner Jed York weighed in on an effort he said "wasn't acceptable."By JANIE McCAULEYsSportsSocial mediaProfessional footballOnline mediaMediaFootballSan FranciscoOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/283284b6c0ce4bd58086901aed2c9592Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:38:21 GMTArgentina IDs accounts in alleged tax evasionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0bf56632cd844cfbaf64d71161d1bdeBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's top cable TV operator, a former professional soccer player and a lawmaker are among the holders of some 4,000 secret Swiss bank accounts used to evade taxes, the Argentine tax agency said Friday.By DEBORA REYiBusinessGeneral newsTax evasionCable televisionCrimeGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsTelevisionMediaTelecommunicationsIndustriesArgentinaSwitzerlandSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0bf56632cd844cfbaf64d71161d1bdeFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:37:58 GMTAustin police: Man fired 100-plus rounds downtownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e93a80b916d4228a6c6560a86702c72AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A gunman fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings in Austin and tried to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze early Friday before he died during a confrontation with police, authorities said.By JIM VERTUNOaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAustinTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e93a80b916d4228a6c6560a86702c72Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:43:38 GMT