FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Jul 2014 22:14:20 -0700China braces for 2nd typhoon; Taiwan drenched (AP) — China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in as many weeks, as communities along the country's southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of the earlier storm that killed 46 people.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherNatural disastersStormsAccidents and disastersChinaTaiwanShanghaiEast AsiaSoutheast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 23 Jul 2014 03:56:01 GMTJurors start considering Ventura defamation case PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An attorney for Jesse Ventura asked a federal jury Tuesday to award the former Minnesota governor millions of dollars in damages for what he claimed is a lie in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsMilitary legal affairsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsUnited StatesMinnesotaNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 01:44:10 GMTBlack leaders worry about low turnout in November VEGAS (AP) — Civil rights leaders at the NAACP annual convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday worried that dwindling African-American turnout in November could lead to the expansion of voter-identification laws that make it harder for that community to vote in subsequent contests.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential Election2012 United States Presidential ElectionRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansMid-term electionsVotingElectionsNational electionsEventsSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesLas VegasUnited StatesNevadaNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 01:25:04 GMTAP source: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts YORK (AP) — Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said Tuesday.JENNIFER PELTZhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyComputer and data securityComputing and information technologyConsumer products and servicesIndustries, 23 Jul 2014 03:10:54 GMTArizona rallies for 5-4 win over Detroit (AP) — Aaron Hill drove in three runs and made a game-ending diving stop, Miguel Montero hit a two-run single in the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.sSportsBaseballDivingProfessional baseballMen's sportsAquaticsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 05:04:22 GMTRoyals break out for 7-1 win over White Sox (AP) — Mike Moustakas homered twice, Bruce Chen pitched five effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-1 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.JOHN JACKSONsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 03:59:32 GMTSupreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceed, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs in the country.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsDeath penalty controversyCrimeCriminal punishmentLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 01:53:22 GMTSurvey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH YORK (AP) — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.DAVID CRARYaGeneral newsHealthLifestyleSportsParentingRelationshipsDopingChild and teen healthPrimary and secondary educationPublic opinionHigh school sportsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:38:08 GMTAirlines scrap Israel flights over missile fear U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleAir travel disruptionsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTransportationEventsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsIsraelTel AvivUnited StatesMalaysiaNew York CityMiddle EastNorth AmericaSoutheast AsiaAsiaNew York, 23 Jul 2014 01:49:03 GMTNavarro, Reyes homer as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 7-3 (AP) — J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night.IAN HARRISONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 02:27:52 GMTSantana homers to lead Cleveland past Minnesota (AP) — Carlos Santana homered among his season high-tying four hits and Danny Salazar won in his first start in more than two months as the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Tuesday night.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:17:47 GMTSEC poised to end $1 a share for some money funds (AP) — Regulators are expected to vote Wednesday to end a longtime staple of the investment industry — the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds — at least for some money funds used by big investors.wBusinessGeneral newsGovernment regulationsPersonal investingPersonal financeGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and finance, 23 Jul 2014 04:58:37 GMTSock advances in Atlanta Open (AP) — Jack Sock beat Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2, 6-4 in the first round of the BB&T Atlanta Open on Tuesday.MATT WINKELJOHNsSportsWimbledon ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 03:25:14 GMTReview: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones YORK (AP) — What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyConsumer electronicsMobile phonesProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 05:07:06 GMTAustralia focuses on both Malaysian jet disasters, Australia (AP) — The monthslong hunt for the Malaysian airliner that vanished off the Australian coast will not be interrupted by the top search official's new job in recovering bodies from the downed airliner in Ukraine, the Australian government said Wednesday.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEventsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAustraliaMalaysiaUkraineIndian OceanOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 23 Jul 2014 05:07:37 GMTSuspect in Texas police shooting 'presumed dead' JOYA, Texas (AP) — A man suspected of shooting two South Texas police officers during an hours-long standoff Tuesday night is "presumed dead" after officers raided the house he had barricaded inside and exchanged gunfire with him, authorities said.CHRISTOPHER SHERMANaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:43:03 GMTStudy: Many heavy kids think they're normal weight YORK (AP) — Nearly a third of children in a national survey didn't have an accurate idea of their own weight — most of them heavy or obese children who viewed themselves as normal.The Associated PressaHealthObesityDiseases and conditionsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:01:00 GMTRizzo hits 2 homers as Cubs beat Padres 6-0 (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings in his return from the minor leagues on Tuesday night, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 victory over the San Diego Padres that snapped their five-game losing streak.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 03:53:20 GMTObama fundraising amid many challenges (AP) — Fundraising amid a swirl of overseas and border challenges, President Barack Obama conceded Tuesday that foreign crises are creating anxieties in an American public already worried that a recovering economy is not improving their lives.aGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashLegislatureEventsNetherlandsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesSeattleWashingtonGaza StripMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaPalestinian territories, 23 Jul 2014 01:56:19 GMTLaRoche's HR rallies Nationals past Rockies, 7-4. (AP) — Adam LaRoche hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh, Anthony Rendon had three hits and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:25:49 GMTFlight bans show skittishness over trouble spots U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleAir travel disruptionsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTransportationEventsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsIsraelTel AvivUnited StatesMalaysiaNew York CityMiddle EastNorth AmericaSoutheast AsiaAsiaNew York, 23 Jul 2014 02:19:34 GMTToday in History is Wednesday, July 23, the 204th day of 2014. There are 161 days left in the year.The Associated PressaCrimeGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryLondonNew York CityEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:46 GMTRays win 6th straight, 7-2 over Cardinals LOUIS (AP) — Jake Odorizzi allowed two runs over 5 2-3 innings and Yunel Escobar highlighted a five-run fifth inning with a two-run double to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.STEVE OVERBEYsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:13:45 GMTA's agree to 10-year lease to stay in Oakland, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, the team and city officials announced Tuesday.fBusinessSportsMunicipal governmentsBaseballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessProfessional baseballMen's sportsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 03:12:48 GMTPolanco, Walker lift Pirates over Dodgers 12-7 (AP) — Gregory Polanco broke out of a slump with a solo home run and a tiebreaking two-run single, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 12-7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 03:02:19 GMTCEO: Clippers coach to quit if Sterling stays ANGELES (AP) — The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports team ownership changesMen's sportsMen's basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballSports transactions, 23 Jul 2014 03:14:31 GMTSolano, Marlins bully Mike Minor, beat Braves 6-5 (AP) — Jacob Turner allowed two runs in his bid for a permanent return to Miami's rotation and the Marlins knocked Mike Minor out of the game early in their 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 02:41:50 GMTSenate, House on collision course on border money (AP) — Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to any money. The developments pointed to a hardening stalemate over the crisis in South Texas with lawmakers preparing to leave Washington for their annual summer recess at the end of next week.wBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureEmergency managementLegislationImmigrationPolitical partiesEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyArmed forcesMilitary and defenseSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaCentral AmericaIsraelNorth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanMiddle East, 23 Jul 2014 01:31:30 GMTParts of Chinese city sealed for bubonic plague (AP) — Parts of a northern Chinese city have been quarantined after state media said a man there died of bubonic plague.iGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Jul 2014 02:56:41 GMTLucroy hits walkoff homer to give Brewers 4-3 win (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy homered leading off the bottom of the ninth to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 03:43:03 GMTMan dies in California after beach hole collapses MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A young man died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes, authorities said Tuesday.aGeneral newsAccidents and disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 01:59:32 GMTGiants beat Phillies 9-6 in 14 innings (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit a bases-clearing double to break a 14th-inning stalemate and Tim Lincecum earned his first career save as the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 on Tuesday night.MIKE WISNIEWSKIsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 05:07:06 GMTFormer CEO David Perdue defeats Jack Kingston to win Georgia's Republican US Senate nomination (AP) — Former CEO David Perdue defeats Jack Kingston to win Georgia's Republican US Senate nomination.pGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureGovernment appointments and nominationsLegislatureState governmentsUnited StatesGeorgiaNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 02:52:33 GMTTropical depression moving westward in Atlantic (AP) — A tropical depression is moving west in the Atlantic and is expected to degenerate over the next couple of days.aGeneral newsWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersStorms, 23 Jul 2014 02:42:46 GMTMoore has 48 points in the Lynx's 112-108 2OT win (AP) — Maya Moore put on one of the best scoring displays in the history of the WNBA and it was barely enough to lift Minnesota.sSportsWomen's basketballBasketballWomen's sportsProfessional basketballMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 03:55:54 GMTEx-NYC mayor: US should allow flights to Israel New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to "reverse course" and permit U.S. airlines to fly to Israel.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleAir travel disruptionsMunicipal governmentsTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsIsraelTel AvivNew York CityUnited StatesMiddle EastNew YorkNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 01:44:15 GMTClippers' Sterling targets wife, NBA in new suit ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has filed a new lawsuit in his attempt to retain the team and derail a potential $2 billion sale.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports team ownership changesLegal proceedingsMen's basketballLaw and orderSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 02:17:13 GMTChina cracks down on online rumors, porn (AP) — Chinese authorities have tightened already rigorous Internet controls by cracking down on online pornography and what state media called "rumormongers" and "slanderous content."iGeneral newsAdult entertainmentGovernment and politicsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Jul 2014 01:46:14 GMTArgentina zoo freezes polar bear move to Canada, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's last captive polar bear will remain in the country despite a petition by more than a half million people asking that it be moved to Canada.PABLO ASTIEALMUDENA CALATRAVAiGeneral newsAnimalsBearsZoological parksEnvironmental activismMammalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnvironmentEnvironment and natureArgentinaCanadaBuenos AiresSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 01:48:41 GMTVenezuelan conspiracy theories a threat to critics, Venezuela (AP) — Roderick Navarro was in class when he got the news that a high-ranking minister had accused him of plotting to assassinate Venezuela's president.HANNAH DREIERiGeneral newsDiplomacyConspiracyProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsCoups d'etatNational governmentsInternational relationsCrimePolitical and civil unrestWar and unrestVenezuelaUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:01:22 GMTCrews make gains on massive Washington wildfire, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters made progress Tuesday in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control, with wetter weather bringing some relief but also raising concerns about flash flooding.aGeneral newsWeatherEmergency managementFloodsWar and unrestAccidents and disastersNatural disastersGovernment and politicsWashingtonUnited StatesSeattleDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 01:41:49 GMTVigil, march for man who died in NY police custody YORK (AP) — Demonstrators marched through the streets on Tuesday to demand swift justice for a man who died in police custody.aGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 02:53:26 GMTAsia stocks bolstered by US earnings, home sales, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets posted moderate gains Wednesday, bolstered by solid U.S. earnings and home sales. Indonesian stocks advanced after the official vote count showed Joko Widodo the clear winner of a bitterly contested presidential election.YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashHome salesLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial performanceCorporate newsNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsEventsTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesStock marketsFinancial marketsReal estateSouth KoreaEast AsiaIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaJavaNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:45:04 GMTPerdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff (AP) — Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureState legislatureGovernment appointments and nominationsState governmentsGeorgiaUnited StatesAtlantaNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 03:31:59 GMTMercury win 13th straight, clinch playoff berth (AP) — Diana Taurasi scored 22 and Candice Dupree added 19 to help the Phoenix Mercury win their 13th straight game and clinch a playoff berth with an 89-71 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night.STEVE HUNTERsSportsWomen's basketballBasketballWomen's sportsProfessional basketballSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:14:24 GMTFlight bans show skittishness over trouble spots U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleAir travel disruptionsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTransportationEventsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsIsraelTel AvivUnited StatesMalaysiaSeoulNew York CityMiddle EastNorth AmericaSoutheast AsiaAsiaSouth KoreaEast AsiaNew York, 23 Jul 2014 03:05:05 GMTAttorney: Ventura deserves millions from Kyle PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An attorney for former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is asking a federal jury to award Ventura millions in damages for what he claims is a lie in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle.aGeneral news, 23 Jul 2014 01:42:50 GMTHeadley wins it in 14th inning of Yankees debut YORK (AP) — Chase Headley came through with a storybook swing at the stroke of midnight in his Yankees debut, hitting a game-winning single in the 14th inning to give New York a 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:32:14 GMTNew arrest linked to gun used after Boston attacks (AP) — A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer during the manhunt, people with knowledge of the investigation said Tuesday.DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsCrimeGun politicsArrestsBombingsViolent crimeLaw and orderEventsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 02:41:31 GMTPyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit, South Korea (AP) — The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said.JUNG-YOON CHOIsSportsOlympic gamesSpeed skatingWinter Olympic gamesEventsSkatingGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaPyeongchangSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 23 Jul 2014 02:55:06 GMT