FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Oct 2014 04:59:44 -0700Nominees for Grammy Awards to be announced Dec. 5 YORK (AP) — The Recording Academy will announce the nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards the morning of Dec. 5, except for one category: the coveted album of the year.MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAward showsGrammy AwardsEvents, 24 Oct 2014 11:14:56 GMTRating the Nation-Best Coaches will never be another Bear.The Associated PresssSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootball, 24 Oct 2014 08:34:23 GMTUS officials see signs of new life in Iraqi army AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Iraq's fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials say.ROBERT BURNSaGovernment and politicsMilitary facilitiesArmed forcesWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGeneral newsIraqUnited StatesBaghdadSyriaMiddle EastDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:38:00 GMTTunisian forces assault home, killing 5 women, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian authorities have assaulted the home of suspected militants to end a 24-hour standoff, killing five women and one man.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 10:29:14 GMTGlobal stocks rattled by Ebola case in New York, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets retreated Friday as the first case of Ebola in New York overshadowed positive economic news.YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthCommodity marketsSouth KoreaUnited StatesSeoulEast AsiaNew YorkAustraliaAsiaNorth AmericaOceania, 24 Oct 2014 08:35:19 GMTPakistan detects more polio cases on awareness day (AP) — World Health Organization says three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number of those affected by the crippling disease in the country this year to 220.iGeneral newsHealthImmunizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthPakistanIslamabadSouth AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 11:36:02 GMTUK boy finishes proton therapy in Prague for tumor (AP) — A clinic in Prague says British boy Ashya King has completed his proton beam therapy treatment for a life-threatening brain tumor.iGeneral newsHealthTumorsDiagnosis and treatmentCancerDiseases and conditionsUnited KingdomPragueWestern EuropeEuropeCzech RepublicEastern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 10:36:02 GMTProcter & Gamble removes the batteries (AP) — Procter & Gamble is removing the batteries and making Duracell a stand-alone company.fBusinessCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 11:29:45 GMTAs Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university.EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSaGeneral newsSportsRace and ethnicitySocial diversityAfrican-AmericansCollege footballCollege sportsFootballSocial issuesSocial affairsCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsHigher educationEducationOxfordMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:52:42 GMTRafael Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters (AP) — Paris Masters organizers say third-ranked Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the tournament next week for "personal reasons."sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 11:31:02 GMTNepal bus accident kills 9, injures dozens, Nepal (AP) — Police in Nepal say a bus crowded with people heading home for a Hindu festival has veered off a mountain highway, killing nine people and injuring dozens of others.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 10:27:22 GMTFord profit falls in third quarter on truck costs, Mich. (AP) — Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsMichiganSouth AmericaUnited StatesNorth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Oct 2014 11:04:48 GMTBritain says EU is asking for bigger contribution (AP) — Britain says its prime minister is protesting a European Union request for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave the bloc.RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 09:06:09 GMTGestapo impostor tricked Nazi sympathizers in WWII (AP) — At the height of World War II, Hans Kohout wanted to give the Nazis advance word of a top-secret British tactic that could neutralize an enemy's air defenses, leaving major cities exposed to devastating air raids, according to secret intelligence files released Friday.GREGORY KATZiGeneral newsWorld War IINazismEventsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 10:23:03 GMTAussie Murdaca leads Asia-Pacific amateur, Australia (AP) — Antonio Murdaca of Australia shot a 4-under 68 to lead the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship after two rounds by a shot from compatriot and overnight leader Todd Sinnott on Friday.sSportsGolfAustraliaOceania, 24 Oct 2014 09:59:01 GMTIraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas (AP) — Iraqi officials say Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad.QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 24 Oct 2014 10:25:02 GMTDisney pens love letter to Japan with robot film (AP) — Disney executives call their next film "a love letter to Japanese culture." No wonder: This nation can't get enough of animation, especially Disney's.YURI KAGEYAMAfBusinessArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentAnimation and comicsJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 08:58:31 GMTEricsson profit down 10 pct despite higher sales (AP) — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson says its third-quarter earnings slumped 10 percent despite higher sales due to increased operating costs and negative effects from currency hedging.htBusinessTechnologyFinancial performanceCorporate newsSwedenStockholmWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 09:20:35 GMTNY governor: Ebola doc went out in 'limited way' YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the New York doctor who has tested positive for Ebola "obviously felt he wasn't symptomatic" when he went out "in a limited way."aGeneral newsState governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 11:38:08 GMTSweden calls off search for submarine (AP) — Swedish authorities called off their weeklong search for a suspected submarine in the Stockholm archipelago Friday, saying the presumed intruder had probably escaped into the Baltic Sea.KARL RITTERiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSwedenStockholmRussiaBaltic SeaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 08:42:18 GMTQueen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R' (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — and she's signed it "Elizabeth R."htArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 11:16:32 GMTChina, 20 other countries initiate new Asian bank (AP) — Twenty-one Asian nations have signed on to a China-driven initiative to create a new development bank for Asia that's aimed at boosting infrastructure investment of all kinds. Beijing sees that as a way to raise its international standing, but Washington opposes the move as an unnecessary and potentially damaging rival to established institutions such as the World Bank.CHRISTOPHER BODEENiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial servicesIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesChinaBeijingEast AsiaSingaporeUnited StatesSoutheast AsiaSouth AsiaMiddle EastCentral AsiaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 10:12:28 GMTAP PHOTOS: North Korea farmers expect good harvest, North Korea (AP) — Providing enough food to feed the nation is always a struggle for North Korea. But it looks like the residents of Pyongyang won't be lacking for cabbage and vegetables come next month, when the crops will be harvested.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessNorth KoreaPyongyangEast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 11:17:31 GMTJailed Bangladesh ex-Islamist leader dies, Bangladesh (AP) — A former Bangladeshi Islamist party leader, whose imprisonment on war crimes charges triggered violent protests last year, has died of a heart attack in a prison cell of a government hospital.JULHAS ALAMiGeneral newsWar crimesObituariesInternational lawIslamismWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsBangladeshPakistanDhakaSouth AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 10:37:01 GMTMarine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot, Philippines (AP) — American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemingly redundant security effort around the suspect in a Philippine murder case reflects Manila's uneasy ties with Washington, its former colonial master.JIM GOMEZiGeneral newsDiplomacyEmbassiesViolent crimeInternational relationsCrimeTerrorismNationalismLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defensePhilippinesManilaUnited StatesChinaSoutheast AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 24 Oct 2014 11:36:06 GMTCameron: EU has secured 1 billion for Ebola fight (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron says that the European Union and its 28 member nations have secured 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa.iGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGovernment and politicsEurope, 24 Oct 2014 10:27:07 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 10:03:17 GMTAustralia says missing plane hunt will take months LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but will likely take many months because of the huge area involved, an Australian official said Friday.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMalaysiaAustraliaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceania, 24 Oct 2014 11:25:53 GMTOle Miss hopes it's not Tiger Bait in Baton Rouge's midterm election time and football teams are campaigning in their own ways.RUSTY MILLERsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsProfessional footballFootballMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:32:24 GMTWorld War II airmen fly again in storied B-29 ROUGE, La. (AP) — The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945.JANET McCONNAUGHEYaGeneral newsWorld War IIBombingsWar and unrestEventsBaton RougeNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 09:29:41 GMTWhiteford leads at halfway in Perth International, Australia (AP) — Peter Whiteford of Scotland had back-to-back rounds of 66 to hold a one-shot lead at the halfway mark of the Perth International on Friday.sSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfScotlandAustraliaUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeOceania, 24 Oct 2014 11:19:02 GMTBritish economy grows 0.7 percent (AP) — Official figures show Britain's economic recovery is continuing, despite a gloomy global environment.fBusinessEconomic growthEconomyUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 09:02:56 GMTSyrian government forces shell rebel areas, kill 9 (AP) — Activists say that Syrian government forces have stepped up shelling of rebel-held areas, killing nine people in a village in the country's north.iGeneral newsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle East, 24 Oct 2014 11:11:02 GMTUEFA: Serbia gets 3-0 win vs Albania but no points, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA awarded Serbia a 3-0 win over Albania on Friday but deducted the three points following the violence that broke out during their European Championship qualifier in Belgrade last week.iGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerDrone aircraftSoccerMen's sportsInternational soccerAlbaniaSerbiaKosovoSwitzerlandEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 09:45:03 GMTTornado rips roofs in Washington state, Wash. (AP) — A rare tornado ripped roofs off buildings, uprooted trees and shattered windows Thursday afternoon in the southwest Washington city of Longview, but there were no reports of injuries.aGeneral newsTornadoesNatural disastersWeatherAccidents and disastersWashingtonLongviewPortlandUnited StatesNorth AmericaOregon, 24 Oct 2014 11:20:33 GMTBritish woman dies during Thai cosmetic surgery (AP) — A British woman has died under anesthesia during a cosmetic procedure by an uncertified surgeon at a clinic in Thailand's capital, authorities said Friday.iGeneral newsHealthSurgical proceduresDiagnosis and treatmentThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 10:35:03 GMTFrench journalists jailed in Indonesia's Papua, Indonesia (AP) — Two French television journalists were sentenced to two and a half months in jail Friday for illegal reporting in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua.iGeneral newsJournalistsLegal proceedingsCrimeNews mediaMediaLaw and orderIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 09:59:45 GMTOfficer critical but stable after hatchet attack YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition, police said Friday.aGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 11:38:03 GMTSerbian FA:|UEFA awards Serbia 3-0 win over Albania but deducts 3 points, Serbia (AP) — Serbian FA:UEFA awards Serbia 3-0 win over Albania but deducts 3 points .sSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerMen's sportsSoccerAlbaniaSerbiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 08:41:15 GMTCameron: EU secures $1.25 billion for Ebola fight (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron says that the European Union and its 28 member nations have secured 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa.iGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGovernment and politicsEurope, 24 Oct 2014 10:56:35 GMTAfter 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined YORK (AP) — A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.JONATHAN LEMIRECOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsHealthPublic healthHumanitarian crisesEmergency managementInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment and politicsNew YorkWest AfricaNew York CityGuineaUnited StatesAfricaManhattanNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 10:43:15 GMT2 arrested after explosives found in Denmark, Denmark (AP) — Danish officials say they have arrested two men in possession of one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of explosive material but it doesn't appear to be terrorism-related.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeDenmarkCopenhagenWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 10:18:47 GMTChina launches experimental moon orbiter (AP) — China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.iGeneral newsScienceThe MoonSpace launchesSpace explorationAstronomyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessChinaRussiaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 08:35:07 GMTBritain protests EU demand for more funding (AP) — Britain is protesting a European Union request for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave the bloc.RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 10:40:44 GMTPistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as prosecutors said Friday they had consulted a South African criminal law expert over an appeal.GERALD IMRAYiGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 11:13:07 GMTShakira to release baby toys with Fisher-Price YORK (AP) — Shakira is partnering with Fisher-Price to launch a line of baby toys as well as a Web series for moms.MESFIN FEKADUaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityProfessional soccerSoccerSportsMen's soccerMen's sports, 24 Oct 2014 11:13:38 GMTItalian court to rule on Dolce&Gabbana tax case (AP) — An Italian prosecutor has demanded that Italy's high court uphold a tax evasion conviction against Milan designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana.iBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleFashionBeauty and fashionGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsMilanItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 11:11:32 GMTAnalysis: In Senate battle, GOP's weapon is Obama (AP) — Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, offshore jobs in New Hampshire and women's issues in Colorado.DAVID ESPOpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsPolitical partiesLegislatureWeapons laws and regulationsPolitical organizationsGovernment regulationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaArkansasAlaskaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:52:51 GMTP&G misses Street 1Q forecasts (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) on Friday reported net income of $1.99 billion in its fiscal first quarter.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 11:32:18 GMTOvernight French raid destroys IS arms center (AP) — France's military chief says an overnight air raid has destroyed an arms depot for the Islamic State group in Iraq.iGeneral newsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 08:38:17 GMT