FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 02 Sep 2014 14:23:43 -0700911 calls show efforts to save firearms instructor (AP) — People at a northern Arizona gun range where a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot an instructor with an Uzi desperately tried to keep him alive as they urged 911 dispatchers to send a medical helicopter.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disasters, 02 Sep 2014 20:54:41 GMTInfamous speed trap town investigated over tickets, Fla. (AP) — The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 becomes 45; then goes back to 55; then back down to 45; to 55 again and eventually, 35 mph.JASON DEARENaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsMunicipal governmentsCrimeTrafficPoliceLaw and orderLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsTransportation safetyTransportationLaw enforcement agenciesFloridaGainesvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:19:31 GMTPolice: Slaying of teen whose body burned random (AP) — A 15-year-old Indianapolis girl whose burned body was found over the weekend was likely abducted and killed by someone she didn't know, police and family members said Tuesday.KEN KUSMERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:14:23 GMTDetroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins (AP) — Detroit's bankruptcy trial has adjourned for the day and will resume in the morning.COREY WILLIAMSaBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPersonal bankruptcyNational courtsPersonal loansPersonal financeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryGovernment financeGovernment business and financeDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:58:37 GMTRussia investment fund hides US advisers' names (AP) — A $10 billion investment fund backed by the Russian government that has avoided being targeted by U.S. economic sanctions over the invasion of Ukraine redesigned its website Tuesday and made it more difficult to find names of prominent U.S. and European executives on its international advisory board.STEPHEN BRAUNJEFF HORWITZwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsForeign policyGovernment policyInternational relationsFinancial servicesIndustriesRussiaUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:08:27 GMTJustice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday began reviewing tough new Texas voter ID rules challenged by the Obama administration in a trial that could threaten the polarizing law, although a decision isn't expected before the November election.PAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansHispanicsUnited States General ElectionState electionsJudicial electionsNational courtsVotingSocial issuesSocial affairsEventsElectionsGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesJudiciaryLegislationLegislatureLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsGeneral electionsTexasUnited StatesCorpus ChristiNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:07:43 GMTNorwegian sails into luxury with Prestige purchase YORK (AP) — Norwegian Cruise Line is sailing into the luxury sector by buying the high-end Prestige Cruises International in a deal valued at about $3 billion, including debt.fBusinessTravelLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustriesOwnership changesCorporate newsCorporate stock, 02 Sep 2014 20:30:27 GMTUkrainian troops routed as Russia talks tough, Ukraine (AP) — The ferocity of the attack on the fleeing Ukrainian troops was clear, days after the ambush by Russian-backed separatist forces.PETER LEONARDiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestArmed forcesGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseUkraineCrimeaRussiaKievEastern EuropeEurope, 02 Sep 2014 20:10:50 GMTFamily of girl who killed instructor devastated, N.J. (AP) — A lawyer for the parents of the 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi says that the family is devastated.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:13:46 GMTVideo purports to show beheading of US journalist (AP) — Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people."ZEINA KARAMiGeneral newsHostage situationsWar and unrestInternational relationsForeign policyKidnappingJournalistsGovernment and politicsGovernment policyCrimeNews mediaMediaUnited StatesMiamiSyriaMiddle EastFloridaNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:06:24 GMTIn light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data YORK (AP) — The circulation of nude photographs stolen from celebrities' online accounts has raised questions about the security of storing information over the Internet.MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentCloud computingComputer and data securityHackingData storageComputing and information technologyTechnology issues, 02 Sep 2014 21:06:06 GMTTop South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet, Peru (AP) — The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their programming prowess and make political points.FRANK BAJAKhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologySocial mediaHackingComputer and data securityGovernment and politicsCrimeOnline mediaMediaTechnology issuesComputing and information technologyPeruLimaSouth AmericaVenezuelaUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:17:05 GMTNATO coalition in Afghanistan shrinking (AP) — Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.DEB RIECHMANNwGovernment and politicsUnited StatesAfghanistanNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsia, 02 Sep 2014 20:07:26 GMTNew Hampshire school mourns alumnus likely slain, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire school is mourning the apparent videotaped slaying of a former student who vanished in Syria last year.aGeneral newsSports mediaJournalistsSportsNews mediaMediaNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:45:47 GMTNovartis and Exelixis are big market movers YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:fHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessConsumer products and services, 02 Sep 2014 20:23:43 GMT3 fatally shot in south Kansas City CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police say three adults have been shot to death and two others critically wounded in a residential neighborhood in the southern part of the city.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeKansasKansas CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaMissouri, 02 Sep 2014 20:42:15 GMTHow the Dow Jones industrial average fared Tuesday over weaker global economic growth appeared to outweigh a pair of strong reports on the U.S. economy Tuesday, nudging stocks to a tiny loss. Crude oil prices sank 3 percent, pulling Exxon Mobil, Chevron and stocks of other oil producers down.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsStock markets, 02 Sep 2014 20:45:52 GMTWoman sentenced in silicone injection case, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman convicted of killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections has been sentenced to life in prison.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderJacksonMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:06:31 GMTFormer Seahawk Ware arrested on suspicion of DUI (AP) — Former Seattle Seahawks running back Spencer Ware has been arrested for investigation of driving under the influence.aGeneral newsSportsArrestsReckless endangermentCrimeLaw and orderCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:47:22 GMTNew England's tallest lighthouse sells for $78,000, Maine (AP) — New England's tallest lighthouse has been sold for $78,000.aOdditiesTravelLifestyleMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:00:56 GMTUS stock market ends slightly lower YORK (AP) — Concerns over weaker global growth appeared to overshadow strong reports about the U.S. economy Tuesday, nudging the stock market to a tiny loss.MATTHEW CRAFTaBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsCorporate stockCorporate newsCommodity marketsStock marketsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:53:55 GMTAPNewsBreak: NYC shuts 9 pre-k centers YORK (AP) — Two days before the start of school, Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration announced it is shuttering nine pre-kindergarten centers and delaying the start dates at 36 others.JONATHAN LEMIREaGeneral newsEarly childhood educationMunicipal governmentsGovernment programsSchool infrastructureEducationSocial affairsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsEducation issuesSocial issuesNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:49:49 GMTHome Depot probes possible credit card data breach YORK (AP) — Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a credit card data breach.ANNE D'INNOCENZIOhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyComputer and data securityComputing and information technologyFinancial servicesIndustriesConsumer products and services, 02 Sep 2014 20:27:55 GMTBig week for the Big Ten Big Ten has been fighting a perception for the last few years that it has fallen a step behind the rest of the major college football world, and Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio was armed with a quick rebuttal when the question came up again Tuesday.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsRose Bowl GameFootballEventsBowl Championship SeriesMichiganOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:10:34 GMTObama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggression (AP) — Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's security commitments to nervous member states near the Russian border.JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsMoscowEstoniaRussiaEuropeUkraineUnited StatesEastern EuropeWalesNorth AmericaUnited KingdomWestern Europe, 02 Sep 2014 20:23:00 GMTMexico plans $9.2B airport project for capital CITY (AP) — President Enrique Pena Nieto announced the construction of a new international airport for Mexico City on Tuesday, saying it will quadruple the capacity of the current one.E. EDUARDO CASTILLOiBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestylePublic opinionEconomySocial affairsGovernment and politicsMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Sep 2014 20:28:23 GMTMcDonald's boosts oversight of Chinese suppliers YORK (AP) — McDonald's said it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt the hamburger chain's sales and reputation.fBusinessFood safetyProduction facilitiesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesPublic healthHealthAgricultureCorporate stockCorporate newsProducts and servicesChinaShanghaiGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 02 Sep 2014 20:34:21 GMTApple acknowledges some celebrity info compromised FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is acknowledging that computer hackers broke into the accounts of several celebrities to steal personal photos that have been posted online, a security breakdown that the iPhone maker blamed on the intruders' ability to figure out passwords and bypass other safeguards.htBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentHackingComputer and data securityTechnology issuesComputing and information technologyMobile phonesConsumer electronicsInformation technologyIndustriesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:27:03 GMTCalais mayor might close port to stop migrants (AP) — The mayor of Calais is considering closing the French city's lucrative port if Britain doesn't make a "strong gesture" to control a growing tide of migrants trying to sneak across the English Channel.ELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsImmigrationLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited KingdomFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 02 Sep 2014 20:24:51 GMTVenezuela rails against portrayal in US spy drama, Venezuela (AP) — Critics have mostly ignored the new TNT spy drama "Legends," but it's creating a furor in Venezuela.HANNAH DREIERiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentGovernment and politicsChemical weaponsEspionageTerrorismWar and unrestWeapons of mass destructionCrimeVenezuelaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Sep 2014 20:17:19 GMTObama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola (AP) — President Barack Obama urged West Africans on Tuesday to wear gloves and masks when caring for Ebola patients or burying anyone who died of the disease. He also discouraged the traditional burial practice of directly touching the body of someone who died of Ebola, which is one way the disease has been spreading in the region.DARLENE SUPERVILLEwGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesAfricaWest Africa, 02 Sep 2014 20:53:36 GMTLos Angeles jury convicts man of 3 serial murders ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury has convicted a career criminal in the serial killings of three women in the 1980s.ROBERT JABLONaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:03:16 GMTGOP govs' group hits Democrats in Colorado, Maine (AP) — The Democratic governor of Colorado is soft on a convicted killer and the Democrats' hopeful in Maine would dole out millions in tax dollars to immigrants in the country illegally, the Republican Governors Association tells voters in ads that started running Tuesday.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsPolitical scandalsCampaignsLegislatureImmigrationPolitical partiesExecutive branchGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessPolitical issuesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesMaineColoradoNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:17:52 GMTAlaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths, Alaska (AP) — Television ads in Alaska's U.S. Senate race have been pulled by the two major party candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims.BECKY BOHRERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureCrimeLegislatureCampaignsState governmentsAlaskaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:54:35 GMTIll UK boy's parents freed from custody in Spain DEL REAL, Spain (AP) — The British parents who took their critically ill child for treatment abroad without doctors' consent were released from custody in Spain on Tuesday after the charges against them were dropped, their lawyer said.ALAN CLENDENNINGJORGE SAINZiGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsArrestsCrimeTumorsCancerDiseases and conditionsLaw and orderUnited KingdomSpainMadridMalagaWestern EuropeEurope, 02 Sep 2014 20:08:29 GMTDouble mastectomy doesn't boost survival for most (AP) — Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn't boost survival chances for most women, compared with surgery that removes just the tumor, a large study suggests. The results raise concerns about riskier, potentially unnecessary operations that increasing numbers of women are choosing.LINDSEY TANNERaHealthMedical researchCancerDiagnosis and treatmentSurgical proceduresWomen's healthDiseases and conditions, 02 Sep 2014 20:06:08 GMTSpotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, August 25 to Sunday August 31 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.The Associated PressaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentOnline mediaRadio programsMedia, 02 Sep 2014 20:17:44 GMTEx-Mamtek CEO pleads guilty to theft, fraud CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A man who persuaded a rural Missouri town and the state to invest millions in bonds and incentives for an artificial sweetener plant that never materialized pleaded guilty Tuesday to three felony charges.JIM SALTERaBusinessGeneral newsTheftFraud and false statementsCorporate crimeCorporate legal affairsCorporate managementMunicipal governmentsCrimeNational courtsDebt and bond marketsCorporate newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPersonnelLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryFinancial marketsMissouriChinaMoberlyUnited StatesNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 02 Sep 2014 21:00:52 GMTMemo: No wrongdoing in handling child immigrants (AP) — A federal investigation that included surprise inspections was unable to substantiate 16 accusations by advocacy groups that the government packed into frigid cells children caught crossing the border alone, made them sleep on hard floors and provided inadequate food and medical care. Other claims about treatment of the children are still under review, according to the Homeland Security Department.ALICIA A. CALDWELLwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsImmigrationNational securitySpecial interest groupsPolitical organizationsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCrimes against childrenCrimeMilitary and defenseNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:40:38 GMTHalliburton reaches $1B Gulf oil spill settlement ORLEANS (AP) — Halliburton's agreement to pay more than $1 billion to settle numerous claims involving the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill could be a way for the company and victims of the spill to avoid years of costly litigation — if all the pieces fall into place.KEVIN McGILLJONATHAN FAHEYaBusinessGeneral newsNational courtsEnergy industryIndustriesEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCrimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryAccidentsAccidents and disastersGulf of Mexico, 02 Sep 2014 21:11:33 GMTGael Monfils into quarters of US Open YORK (AP) — Gael Monfils beat Grigor Dmitrov 7-5, 7-6 (6), 7-5 on Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010.JAMES MARTINEZsSports, 02 Sep 2014 21:00:40 GMT2 NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judge overturned the convictions Tuesday of two men who have served 30 years in prison for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl after another man's DNA was recently discovered on evidence in the case.JONATHAN DREWaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderNorth CarolinaLumbertonRaleighUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:03:45 GMTFormer Va. governor's corruption case goes to jury, Va. (AP) — The corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison was in the hands Tuesday of jurors who must decide whether the couple sold the influence of the office to a wealthy vitamin executive seeking legitimacy for his company's signature product.LARRY O'DELLaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsFraud and false statementsCelebrityPolitical corruptionCrimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:43:59 GMTUS stock market closes mostly lower stocks are ending mostly lower as energy companies fall and investors look ahead to central bank meetings later this week.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock marketsFinancial servicesIndustries, 02 Sep 2014 20:11:35 GMTJustin Verlander addresses online photo hacking (AP) — Justin Verlander wants to keep his private life just that — private.TOM WITHERSeArts and entertainmentSportsCelebrityEntertainmentComputer crimeCrimeGeneral newsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 02 Sep 2014 21:17:15 GMTNicaragua calls off search for 4 missing miners, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua's government said Tuesday it has called off a search for as many as seven missing miners because cave-ins made the effort too dangerous to continue, and hopes have faded that anyone could be found alive after five days.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersMaterials industryIndustriesBusinessNicaraguaManaguaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Sep 2014 21:00:31 GMTEx-governor's trial may hinge on cryptic email, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland's federal conspiracy trial may hinge on a cryptic email in which he acknowledged an offer to become a paid consultant for a nursing home company owned by a political candidate's husband.PAT EATON-ROBBaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsCampaign finance improprietiesConspiracyState governmentsCrimeCampaignsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessPolitical fundraisingConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:26:31 GMTUS military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,202 of Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at least 2,202 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar casualtiesMilitary and defenseWar and unrestAfghanistanUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:15:13 GMTTropical Storm Dolly heads for Mexico's coast CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Dolly headed Tuesday for a soggy collision with Mexico's Gulf coast.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsCoastlines and beachesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Sep 2014 20:15:22 GMTAP NewsAlert ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles jury convicts 74-year-old career criminal in 3 serial murders from 1980s.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 20:58:03 GMT