FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Aug 2014 20:13:53 -0700Hoyer, Manziel lead Browns over Bears 33-13 (AP) — Brian Hoyer drove Cleveland's starting offense to a rare preseason touchdown before turning things over to rookie Johnny Manziel in the Browns' 33-13 exhibition win over the Chicago Bears on Thursday night.TOM WITHERSsSportsProfessional footballFootballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:08:56 GMTBengals beat Colts 35-7 in game devoid of starters (AP) — Andy Dalton practiced some drop kicks in shorts before the game, the most activity he got all night.JOE KAYsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional footballFootballCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:06:16 GMTCollege Football Playoff era begins new era in college football is here.JOHN MARSHALLsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballHeisman TrophyEventsAuburnAlabamaOregonKentuckyWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:35:14 GMTI.K. Kim leads Portland Classic, Ore. (AP) — I.K. Kim birdied the first four holes on the back nine Thursday and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Portland Classic.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:21:12 GMT2 California counties ask to form separate state, Calif. (AP) — Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a 51st state called Jefferson, formally asking state lawmakers to vote on their proposal.JULIET WILLIAMSaGeneral newsState legislatureState governmentsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsLegislatureCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:43:53 GMTGroup wants 'Redskins' name kept out of stadium (AP) — A coalition demanded Thursday that the NFL team from Washington be barred from using its "Redskins" name on University of Minnesota turf.aGeneral newsSportsCollege hockeyHockeyNative AmericansMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessCollege sportsProfessional footballFootballMinneapolisMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 01:26:53 GMTWhat to watch at US Open: Venus eyes 4th round YORK (AP) — Venus Williams is trying to get to the fourth round at the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010 — and at any Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2011.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsEventsNew YorkUnited StatesNew York CityQueensNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:08:49 GMTAPNewsBreak: Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive (AP) — Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks and have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse were sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett, the younger Buffett said Thursday.MIKE HOUSEHOLDERJESSE J. HOLLANDaGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsDetroitNew YorkMontgomeryMichiganUnited StatesNorth AmericaAlabama, 29 Aug 2014 02:28:49 GMTOrioles beat Rays 5-4 to stretch lead in AL East (AP) — J.J. Hardy singled in the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Thursday night to lengthen their lead in the AL East.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:41:55 GMT15-year-old Bellis loses in 2nd round at US Open YORK (AP) — CiCi Bellis, the first 15-year-old since 1996 to win a U.S. Open match, could not follow that up with another victory, losing in the second round Thursday night.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:22:06 GMTWoman unearths past of forgotten Indian cemetery, Ariz. (AP) — A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the history beneath them.FELICIA FONSECAaGeneral newsNative AmericansArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 01:24:10 GMTRG III, Cousins sit, Redskins beat Bucs 24-10, Fla. (AP) — Kirk Cousins didn't get a chance to add any fuel to the idea that there is an unlikely quarterback controversy brewing in Washington.FRED GOODALLsSportsProfessional footballFootballTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:49:58 GMTMilitary: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash, Mass. (AP) — The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday.aGeneral newsAccidentsArmed forcesAccidents and disastersTransportationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsVirginiaMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 01:28:52 GMTBroncos top Cowboys 27-3 in preseason finale, Texas (AP) — Brock Osweiler is ready for a third season as Peyton Manning's backup in Denver.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:04:53 GMTPennsylvania becomes 27th state to expand Medicaid, Pa. (AP) — A half-million more low-income Pennsylvanians are in line to get federally funded health insurance after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday approved the state's plan to accept Medicaid expansion money under the landmark 2010 federal health care law.MARC LEVYHOPE YENaGeneral newsGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment programsGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsPennsylvaniaUnited StatesTrumannNorth AmericaArkansas, 29 Aug 2014 00:56:23 GMTPhilippine man sentenced to death in Vietnam, Vietnam (AP) — State media say a court in Hanoi has sentenced a Philippine man to death for cocaine trafficking.iGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimeSmugglingLegal proceedingsLaw and orderVietnamHanoiSoutheast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 02:22:17 GMTPackers beat Chiefs 34-14 in backup QB battle BAY, Wis. (AP) — Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien each made decisive closing statements in their competition to back up starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers.GENARO C. ARMASsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional footballAthlete healthFootballGreen BayWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:37:30 GMTMilitary officials in Massachusetts: Pilot died in F-15 jet crash in Virginia mountains, Mass. (AP) — Military officials in Massachusetts: Pilot died in F-15 jet crash in Virginia mountains.aGeneral newsAccidentsMilitary and defenseAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment and politicsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 01:23:01 GMTBills WR Watkins hurt in 23-0 loss to Lions PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in making one last case to make the roster in a 23-0 win over the Buffalo Bills in their preseason finale on Thursday night.JOHN WAWROWsSportsProfessional footballFootballNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:13:41 GMT10 Things to Know for Friday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:The Associated PressaGeneral news, 29 Aug 2014 01:07:54 GMTThai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii says she won't consider approving $2.4 million in settlements for hundreds of Thai farm workers until the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a news conference clarifying that the agreements are still subject to court approval.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaBusinessGeneral newsNational courtsWorkplace discriminationAgricultureIndustriesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryPersonnelLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesUnited StatesHawaiiCaliforniaNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 01:08:07 GMTMinor's arm, bat lead Braves over Mets 6-1 YORK (AP) — Mike Minor took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning after hitting a double and single himself, leading the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 6-1 Thursday night.CHARLES O'BRIENsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityPhiladelphiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 29 Aug 2014 02:16:14 GMTPlane stowaway arrested in Phoenix says she's ill (AP) — A woman accused of trying to sneak aboard multiple flights without a ticket in California and arrested at a Phoenix airport earlier this week said Thursday that she suffers from an unrecognized mental illness.aGeneral newsCrimeArrestsLaw and orderPhoenixLos AngelesSan JoseArizonaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 29 Aug 2014 01:47:29 GMTPanthers blank Steelers 10-0 in preseason finale (AP) — Fozzy Whittaker ran for a 2-yard touchdown, Graham Gano added a short field goal and the Carolina Panthers beat the listless Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 in the preseason finale Thursday night.WILL GRAVESsSportsProfessional footballFootballPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:35:29 GMTKenny Football: Hill surpasses Manziel's mark, S.C. (AP) — Kenny Hill looked more than ready to replace Johnny Manziel on the field. He is still getting used to the attention that goes along with the job.PETE IACOBELLIsSportsCollege sportsFootballCollege footballSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 29 Aug 2014 02:48:15 GMTVirgin Australia airline posts $333 million loss (AP) — Australia's second largest airline, Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd., said on Friday it lost 356 million Australian dollars ($333 million) in its last fiscal year, a three-fold increase over the previous year.iBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsAustraliaOceania, 29 Aug 2014 01:04:29 GMTNFL preseason capsules PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night in which Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs.The Associated PresssSportsProfessional footballFootballNew YorkBuffaloUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:29:26 GMTUN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria NATIONS (AP) — An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said.CARA ANNAiGeneral newsWar and unrestArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSyriaIsraelMiddle East, 29 Aug 2014 01:36:57 GMTCrested Butte OKs Bud Light 'Whatever' promotion (AP) — Leaders in the historic Colorado mining town of Crested Butte have unanimously approved a plan to turn it into the fictional "Whatever" town for a Bud Light ad campaign.aBusinessGeneral newsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:36:09 GMTFEMA denies Hawaii's post-storm disaster request (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday denied Hawaii's request for a major disaster declaration after Tropical Storm Iselle.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsHurricane Iselle 2014StormsProperty damageEventsWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersHurricanesHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:27:09 GMTDolphins top Rams 14-13 in preseason finale GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Marcus Thigpen showed why he might not make the Miami Dolphins.TIM REYNOLDSsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:16:43 GMTParkey kicks Eagles past Jets 37-7 (AP) — Cody Parkey took a leg up on Alex Henery in the Philadelphia Eagles' kicking competition.ROB MAADDIsSportsProfessional footballFootballPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:12:50 GMTColombia allows lesbian couple to adopt child, Colombia (AP) — Colombia has taken a major step recognizing the rights of same-sex couples after the country's constitutional court allowed a lesbian couple to adopt a child born to one of its members.iGeneral newsGays and lesbiansHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesFamily issuesParentingRelationshipsLifestyleCouplesColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 29 Aug 2014 01:23:26 GMTAndy Murray moves easily into US Open third round YORK (AP) — Cramp-free on a cool summer's night, Andy Murray moved easily into the third round of the U.S. Open on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Matthias Bachinger.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 01:22:18 GMTMilitary pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash, Va. (AP) — The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.ALAN SUDERMANaGeneral newsAccidentsArmed forcesAccidents and disastersTransportationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsVirginiaMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:14:51 GMTAsian tourists injured in Canada bus crash, British Columbia (AP) — Police say a bus carrying Asian tourists has rolled over on a mountain highway in British Columbia and dozens of people have been injured, six of them critically.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationBritish ColumbiaCanadaNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 01:02:50 GMTUN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000 (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. health agency unveiled a new road map for containing the virus, and scientists are fast-tracking efforts to find a treatment or vaccine.JOHN HEILPRINKRISTA LARSONiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksImmunizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessWest AfricaNigeriaGuineaSierra LeoneAfricaLiberia, 29 Aug 2014 03:07:23 GMTUS OPEN SCENE: Shirt is not a hometown advantage YORK (AP) — Simone Bolelli says branding was at play when the Italian wore a shirt with the Stars and Stripes on the sleeve for his second-round match Thursday against Tommy Robredo.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisWomen's tennisWomen's sportsEventsSports transactionsSports businessMen's sportsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:09:05 GMTRescuers seek survivors of China landslide (AP) — Hundreds of rescuers hunted Friday for survivors of a massive landslide in southwestern China that killed at least 14 people.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 01:18:25 GMTBridgewater starts as Vikings beat Titans 19-3, Tenn. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater threw a touchdown in his first NFL start, Joe Banyard ran for 111 yards and the Minnesota Vikings wrapped up a perfect preseason beating the Tennessee Titans 19-3 on Thursday night.TERESA M. WALKERsSportsProfessional footballFootball, 29 Aug 2014 02:48:51 GMTFiji says 43 soldiers captured in Golan Heights, Fiji (AP) — Fiji's military has confirmed that 43 of its soldiers, working as U.N. peacekeepers, have been captured by a militant group on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.iGeneral newsFijiSuvaOceania, 29 Aug 2014 02:37:25 GMTCalifornia Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill, Calif. (AP) — State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.JUDY LINaGeneral newsEducationState legislatureLegislationSex in societyGovernment and politicsLegislatureViolent crimeCrimeSocial affairsState governmentsHigher educationSocial issuesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 01:02:01 GMTHIV case spurs call for porn production moratorium ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for an industrywide production moratorium after a performer tested positive for HIV.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsHealthMoviesEntertainmentAdult entertainmentSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditions, 29 Aug 2014 02:29:46 GMTUkraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict.DALTON BENNETTJIM HEINTZRAF CASERTiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsDiplomacyWar and unrestBorder securityInternational relationsMilitary and defenseUkraineCrimeaRussiaMoscowRostov-on-DonKievDonetskUnited StatesEuropeEastern EuropeNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:08:57 GMTNorth Korea says no cheerleaders for Asian Games, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it has scrapped an earlier decision to send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea though it still plans to dispatch athletes to the games.iGeneral news2014 Asian GamesAsian GamesEventsSportsSouth KoreaNorth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 01:20:48 GMTJapan economy stalls as incomes, spending languish (AP) — Japan's vital signs remained weak in July as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyConsumer spendingJapanEast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 02:59:34 GMTWilliams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win YORK (AP) — Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's sportsMen's tennisWomen's sportsTennisEventsWimbledon ChampionshipsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:25:24 GMTYates states case to be Falcons' backup QB, Fla. (AP) — T.J. Yates made a strong case to be Atlanta's backup quarterback Thursday night.MARK LONGsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballJacksonvilleFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 01:17:54 GMTGiants cap undefeated preseason with win over Pats RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — No one wanted overtime in the preseason finale.TOM CANAVANsSportsProfessional footballFootballNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:49:49 GMTParkey kicks Eagles past Jets (AP) — Cody Parkey made field goals of 54, 53 and 25 yards to help the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New York Jets 37-7 in the preseason finale Thursday night.ROB MAADDIsSportsProfessional footballFootballPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:05:28 GMT