FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 02 Sep 2014 19:14:26 -0700Immigration trial set for Jerusalem bomb convict (AP) — A federal judge has scheduled a Nov. 4 trial for a Chicago-area Arab leader accused of covering up her conviction in a fatal terrorist bombing in Jerusalem when she entered the U.S.aGeneral newsNational courtsImmigrationCrimeBombingsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciarySocial issuesSocial affairsIsraelJerusalemDetroitUnited StatesMiddle EastMichiganNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 01:25:16 GMTWatt inks 6-year deal with Texans (AP) — J.J. Watt couldn't sleep on Monday night after agreeing to a six-year contract extension with the Houston Texans.CHRIS DUNCANsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional footballFootballTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 01:19:40 GMTTom Watson fills out his Ryder Cup team YORK (AP) — U.S. captain Tom Watson went with experience and a gut feeling Tuesday night when he filled out his Ryder Cup team with Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's sportsRyder CupMen's golfGolfEventsNew YorkUnited StatesEuropeWalesNorth AmericaUnited KingdomWestern Europe, 03 Sep 2014 00:47:17 GMTUruguay pres denies US pressured on prisoners, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguayan President Jose Mujica is denying that he has been pressured by the United States to let six men being held at the U.S. Navy Base in Guantanamo, Cuba resettle in the South American country.iGeneral newsUruguayCubaSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbean, 03 Sep 2014 01:03:56 GMTAirstrike near Mosul Dam targets armed vehicles (AP) — U.S. military officials say that an airstrike against Islamic State militants in Iraq has damaged or destroyed 16 armed vehicles near the Mosul Dam.wGovernment and politicsUnited StatesIraqNorth AmericaMiddle East, 03 Sep 2014 00:06:09 GMTNorthern Mexico state approves same-sex marriage CITY (AP) — The northern state of Coahuila has become the second place in Mexico after the capital to recognize same-sex marriage.iGeneral newsGays and lesbiansMarriageCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Sep 2014 23:32:57 GMTBaalke, Harbaugh won't tolerate domestic violence FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke and coach Jim Harbaugh have made it clear they have zero tolerance for domestic violence and consider defensive tackle Ray McDonald's arrest a serious matter.TERRY COLLINSJANIE McCAULEYsSportsCelebrityCrimeArrestsViolenceSports governanceViolent crimeGeneral newsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSocial issuesSocial affairsProfessional footballFootballLaw and orderSan FranciscoSan JoseCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 00:58:14 GMTStudy: Playing music helps sharpen kids' brains ANGELES (AP) — The founder of a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that provides free music lessons to low-income students from gang-ridden neighborhoods began to notice several years ago a hopeful sign: Kids were graduating high school and heading off to UCLA, Tulane and other big universities.JOHN ROGERSaGeneral newsMusicSchool curriculaEducationSocial affairsHobbiesRecreation and leisureLifestyleChildren's entertainmentEntertainmentArts and entertainment, 02 Sep 2014 23:23:59 GMTEbola survivor: I felt like I was going to die, N.C. (AP) — A U.S. doctor who survived after contracting Ebola while doing missionary work in Liberia says he's "very close" to the doctor most recently diagnosed with the disease and has spent time in "tearful prayer" for him.aGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 00:02:31 GMTCilic tops Simon in 5 sets, makes US Open quarters YORK (AP) — Marin Cilic held off Gilles Simon this time, winning their U.S. Open fourth-round match 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEvents, 02 Sep 2014 23:14:21 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-AmericansUnited 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 23:14:02 GMTCowboys' Brent reinstated, suspended for 10 games Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent is being allowed to return to the NFL, though he won't play right away.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsSports transactionsViolent crimeSports businessProfessional footballFootballCrimeGeneral newsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 02:05:05 GMTBrazil: new project to clean Olympic waters DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro officials on Tuesday unveiled a new sanitation project that aims to eliminate the stain of raw sewage defiling the waters of Rio de Janeiro's Gloria Marina, where the 2016 Olympic sailing events are to be held.JENNY BARCHFIELDiGeneral newsSportsSummer Olympic gamesSailingCoastlines and beachesOlympic gamesEventsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureBrazilRio de JaneiroSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Sep 2014 23:25:50 GMTRecovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list FRANCISCO (AP) — Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast fishing ground declared an economic disaster area by the federal government just 14 years ago.ELLEN KNICKMEYERaBusinessGeneral newsFishCoastlines and beachesAnimalsEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentWildlifeUnited StatesCaliforniaMontereyNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 01:02:29 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 newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestInternational relationsForeign policyGovernment and politicsJournalistsGovernment policyNews mediaMediaUnited StatesMiamiSyriaMiddle EastFloridaNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 00:33:54 GMTBryan brothers return to US Open semifinals YORK (AP) — Top-seeded Bob and Mike Bryan survived a scare in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open, beating seventh-seeded David Marrero and Fernando Verdasco of Spain 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 on Tuesday.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisEventsMen's sports, 03 Sep 2014 00:15:30 GMTProblems abound with health law immigration papers (AP) — More than 200,000 immigrants who bought insurance through President Barack Obama's health care initiative could lose their coverage this month if they don't submit proof this week they are legally in the country, but language barriers and computer glitches are hindering efforts to alert them.KELLI KENNEDYaGeneral newsAccess to health careImmigration policyImmigrationGovernment and politicsHealth issuesHealthGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:05:16 GMTNYC shuts 9 pre-K centers just before school start YORK (AP) — Two days before the start of school, Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration said it is shuttering nine pre-kindergarten centers and delaying the start dates at 36 others.JONATHAN LEMIREaGeneral newsEarly childhood educationEducationMunicipal governmentsSchool infrastructureGovernment programsSocial affairsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:56:06 GMTBill Clinton to attend fundraiser for Nunn (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton will be heading to Georgia to raise money for Senate candidate Michelle Nunn, who is working to win a key seat for Democrats this year.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingLegislatureUnited StatesAtlantaGeorgiaNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 00:53:53 GMTKenny Football? Texas A&M QB has his own nickname STATION, Texas (AP) — Just call him Kenny Trill.KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsCollege footballFootballCollege sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 22:57:13 GMTFollowing his own rules, Monfils into US Open QFs YORK (AP) — Gael Monfils follows his own rules.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsEventsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 01:26:44 GMTAustralia delivers ammunition to Iraqi Kurds, Australia (AP) — A military transport jet has made Australia's first delivery of ammunition to Kurdish forces battling Islamic State militants in northern Iraq before returning without incident to a United Arab Emirates base, defense officials said on Wednesday.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAustraliaIraqOceaniaMiddle East, 03 Sep 2014 01:13:17 GMTPG&E penalized $1.4B for deadly pipeline blast FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulatory judges have recommended a $1.4 billion penalty against the state's largest utility for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in fire, killing eight people and prompting national alerts about aging pipelines.ELLEN KNICKMEYERaBusinessGeneral newsExplosionsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsAccidents and disastersEnergy industryIndustriesUtilitiesSuburbsCrimeMunicipal governmentsSocial affairsLocal governmentsIndustrial products and servicesSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:32:10 GMT350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad (AP) — The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. forces in the country to over 1,000, officials said Tuesday.wGovernment and politicsTroop deploymentsEmbassiesWar and unrestArmed forcesGeneral newsInternational relationsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesBaghdadIraqNorth AmericaMiddle East, 03 Sep 2014 01:58:28 GMTSon of ex-Bush aide pleads guilty in Md. slaying, Md. (AP) — The son of a former aide to President George W. Bush has pleaded guilty to killing a friend with a hatchet and will be committed to a state psychiatric facility.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 01:17:01 GMTQuestions for FSU and Alabama after opening week down the ballots for the first regular-season AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's opening weekend.RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballAlabamaFloridaOhioSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:22:27 GMTChicago Arab leader in court on immigration case (AP) — A Chicago-area Arab leader accused of covering up her conviction in a fatal terrorist bombing in Jerusalem when she entered the U.S. is returning to court for the first time since a new Detroit judge was assigned to her case.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsImmigrationBombingsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsIsraelDetroitMiddle EastMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 00:01:57 GMTApple: Some nude shots taken from stars' accounts ANGELES (AP) — Apple said Tuesday that hackers obtained nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities by pilfering images from individual accounts rather than through a broader attack on the company's services.ANTHONY McCARTNEYhtBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentHackingComputer and data securityCriminal investigationsCopyrightCrimeTechnology issuesComputing and information technologyLaw and orderIntellectual property, 03 Sep 2014 00:17:14 GMTCenterplate: CEO resigns over dog's mistreatment, Conn. (AP) — Sports catering business Centerplate has announced the resignation of its chief executive after video from an elevator security camera posted online shows a man kicking a puppy and yanking its leash.aGeneral newsSportsCorporate managementCorporate newsBusinessPersonnelStamfordConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:38:05 GMT30 teens escape from Nashville detention center, Tenn. (AP) — Thirty teens "overwhelmed" their minders at a juvenile detention center by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then crawling under a weak spot in a chain-link fence. By Tuesday evening, seven were still on the run.ERIK SCHELZIGaGeneral newsJuvenile crimeCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:21:26 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 legislatureCrimeLegislatureViolent crimeCampaignsState governmentsAlaskaUnited StatesJuneauNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 01:14:42 GMTLos Angeles jury convicts man of 3 serial murders ANGELES (AP) — A man who authorities believe strangled dozens of women as he moved from place to place around the country was convicted Tuesday of three 1980s murders in Los Angeles.ROBERT JABLONaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 00:14:36 GMTBerdych sweeps Thiem to reach US Open quarterfinal YORK (AP) — Tomas Berdych schooled Dominic Thiem in straight sets in the youngster's debut in the Grand Slam round of 16.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEvents, 03 Sep 2014 01:18:04 GMTJudges recommend $1.4B penalty against PG&E FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulatory judges recommended a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday — the largest safety-related levy ever against a public utility in the state — for a fiery 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in a suburban San Francisco neighborhood.ELLEN KNICKMEYERaBusinessGeneral newsExplosionsUtilitiesAccidents and disastersCrimeMunicipal governmentsIndustriesEnergy industryLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 00:50:22 GMTRoger Federer back into US Open quarterfinals YORK (AP) — Pushing forward whenever possible, Roger Federer got back to the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the 10th time in 11 years with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over 17th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain on Tuesday night.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsUnited StatesNew York CityQueensNorth AmericaNew York, 03 Sep 2014 01:52:00 GMTA new daddy, McDowell heads back to course HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Graeme McDowell is basking in his latest title: Daddy.EDDIE PELLSsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfPGA ChampionshipsEventsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 00:33:11 GMT10 Things to Know for Wednesday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 03 Sep 2014 01:00:22 GMTUS OPEN SCENE: For CiCi Bellis, back to reality YORK (AP) — For CiCi Bellis, the media storm is over, and that's just fine with her.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisMen's tennisWomen's tennisSports mediaEventsMen's sportsWomen's sportsUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 01:06:14 GMTPolice: Death of teen whose body burned was 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 newsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 00:22:31 GMTEbola survivor: 'I felt like I was going to die', N.C. (AP) — A U.S. doctor who survived after contracting Ebola while doing missionary work in Liberia is "very close" to the doctor most recently diagnosed with the disease and has spent time in "tearful prayer" for him, according to an interview with NBC News aired Tuesday.aGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsUnited StatesNorth CarolinaNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 00:37:29 GMT2 NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing, N.C. (AP) — One of North Carolina's longest-serving death-row inmates and his half brother are being freed after three decades in prison after another man's DNA was discovered on a cigarette butt left near the body of a girl the siblings were convicted of killing.JONATHAN DREWaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderNorth CarolinaLumbertonUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:11:14 GMTJimi Jamison, lead singer of Survivor, dead at 63 YORK (AP) — Jimi Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as "Burning Heart" and "Is This Love," has died. He was 63.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentObituariesMemphisTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:33:11 GMTCandidates in Alaska governor's race join forces, Alaska (AP) — The independent and Democratic candidates for Alaska governor said Tuesday that they are merging their campaigns to give them a better shot at unseating Republican incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell.RACHEL D'OROaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsPolitical resignationsState legislaturePrimary electionsLegislatureAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 01:42:11 GMTAir Force instructor convicted in sex scandal dies ANTONIO (AP) — The first Air Force instructor convicted of rape in a sex scandal at one of the nation's busiest military training centers has died in prison.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:00:37 GMTUS rejects Norwegian Air bid for US-Europe flights (AP) — In a case that has labor and trade policy implications, the Obama administration on Tuesday rejected a request that would have immediately permitted a low-cost air carrier to begin flights between the U.S. and Europe while the government is still reviewing its application for new service.JOAN LOWYwBusinessGovernment and politicsTravelLifestyleIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsNorwayEuropeUnited StatesIrelandSoutheast AsiaWestern EuropeNorth AmericaAsia, 03 Sep 2014 01:39:12 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 electionsElectionsLegal proceedingsCampaign finance improprietiesConspiracyState governmentsCrimeLaw and orderCampaignsHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessPolitical fundraisingConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 01:51:48 GMTTropical Storm Dolly heads for Mexico's coast CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Dolly headed Tuesday for a soggy collision with Mexico's Gulf coast, where authorities suspended school classes and readied shelters.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsCoastlines and beachesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 03 Sep 2014 01:37:49 GMTUN: 4 peacekeepers killed in north Mali, 15 hurt, Mali (AP) — At least four U.N. peacekeepers were killed and 15 wounded when their convoy hit a mine in northern Mali on Tuesday, a spokesman said.BABA AHMEDiGeneral newsDiplomacyWar and unrestGovernment and politicsInternational relationsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseMaliBamakoWest AfricaAfrica, 03 Sep 2014 01:28:27 GMT3 fatally shot, 2 wounded at Kansas City homes CITY, Mo. (AP) — Three people were killed and two others critically wounded in a shooting in a residential neighborhood in south Kansas City on Tuesday afternoon, and police located a missing SUV hours later several miles away.BILL DRAPERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaKansas, 03 Sep 2014 00:10:00 GMTEbola survivor: 'I felt like I was about to die', N.C. (AP) — A U.S. doctor who survived after contracting Ebola while doing missionary work in Liberia is "very close" to the doctor most recently diagnosed with the disease and has spent time in "tearful prayer" for him, according to an interview with NBC News aired Tuesday.aGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsUnited StatesNorth CarolinaNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 01:06:43 GMT