FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Sep 2014 21:13:21 -0700Cuban baseball opening runs into trouble (AP) — Cuba's unprecedented effort to stop a devastating baseball talent drain doesn't seem to be working, with a string of stars leaving for the major leagues in the year since the government allowed a small number to play professionally overseas.ANNE-MARIE GARCIAMICHAEL WEISSENSTEINiGeneral newsSportsAthlete compensationSports transactionsBaseballProfessional baseballSports businessMen's sportsCubaHavanaCaribbeanJapanUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 04:04:43 GMTHur pulls away for LPGA Tour win in Alabama, Ala. (AP) — Mi Jung Hur was finally able to relax for a couple of holes after matching top-ranked Stacy Lewis stroke for stroke Sunday in the final round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.JOHN ZENORsSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 00:16:45 GMTSteelers lead Panthers 23-6 after 3rd quarter, N.C. (AP) — Antonio Brown hauled in two touchdown passes from Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers led the Carolina Panthers 23-6 after the third quarter Sunday night.AARON BEARDsSportsProfessional footballFootballCharlotteNewtonNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 03:04:01 GMTSeahawks hold off Broncos 26-20 in overtime (AP) — Once Peyton Manning had completed a frantic fourth-quarter rally to force overtime, Russell Wilson could admit to being a little selfish.TIM BOOTHsSportsProfessional footballFootballSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 01:59:43 GMTNew Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret, Afghanistan (AP) — Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan's election commission named a new president Sunday only hours after the leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that names one of them as the country's new chief executive.JASON STRAZIUSORAHIM FAIEZiGeneral newsFraud and false statementsInternational agreementsElectionsCabinetsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsRun-off electionsCrimeVotingInternational relationsNational electionsAfghanistanKabulUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 03:03:23 GMTMichael Moore out as Michigan film board member, Mich. (AP) — Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Michael Moore no longer will serve on the Michigan Film Office Advisory Council.eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentDocumentariesCelebrityMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 01:59:58 GMTDonaldson powers A's past Phillies, Calif. (AP) — Josh Donaldson hit a towering, two-run, home run into the left field bleachers with one out in the 10th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to an 8-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.RICK EYMERsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 00:09:00 GMTPolice say rifle carried by ambush suspect found, Pa. (AP) — Nine days after a gunman went on a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the weapons he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail as he travels on foot through rugged forests in northeastern Pennsylvania.KATHY MATHESONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrime, 21 Sep 2014 23:51:32 GMTAsian shares slip on jitters over China growth (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday as investors awaited the release of a preliminary manufacturing survey from China this week that might show renewed weakness in the world's second-largest economy.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsJapanEast AsiaChinaUnited StatesAsiaGreater ChinaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 03:24:00 GMT10 Things to Know for Monday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesProfessional footballSocial issuesSocial affairsFootballSports, 22 Sep 2014 01:05:40 GMTGlobal marches draw attention to climate change YORK (AP) — Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth — in stride with demonstrators around the world who urged policymakers to take quick action.VERENA DOBNIKMICHAEL SISAKaGeneral newsClimateEnvironmental concernsEnvironment and natureEnvironmentAustraliaNew YorkNew York CityManhattanLondonRio de JaneiroOceaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Sep 2014 00:28:02 GMTGolf Capsules, Ala. (AP) — Mi Jung Hur held off top-ranked Stacy Lewis on Sunday to win the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic, finishing with a 6-under 66 for a tournament-record 21-under 267 total.The Associated PresssSportsMen's golfWomen's golfGolfMen's sportsWomen's sportsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessAlabamaHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 03:27:41 GMTNASA's Maven explorer arrives at Mars after year CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Maven spacecraft arrived at Mars late Sunday after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.MARCIA DUNNhtGeneral newsScienceSpace explorationPlanetsAerospace technologyAtmospheric scienceAstronomyIndustrial technologyTechnologyEarth scienceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 02:54:08 GMTHamlin suffers major championship blow, N.H. (AP) — Denny Hamlin folded his arms in the New Hampshire garage, stared at the big screen and watched teammate Kyle Busch hit the wall.DAN GELSTONsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARNew HampshireDoverUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 00:40:43 GMTAustralia to prohibit secret service torture, Australia (AP) — The Australian government has bent to public pressure by proposing a specific prohibition on secret service officers torturing suspected terrorists.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsTerrorismPolice brutalityLegislationIntelligence agenciesGovernment and politicsWar and unrestLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceViolent crimeCrimeLegislatureAustraliaSydneyOceania, 22 Sep 2014 03:40:05 GMTTJ Brodie scores in Flames' split-squad win, Alberta (AP) — TJ Brodie scored on a power play 2:06 into the second period in the Calgary Flames' 1-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers in a split-squad exhibition game Sunday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsAlbertaEdmontonCanadaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 03:24:40 GMTXinjiang authorities say multiple explosions kill 2 people, injure many others (AP) — Xinjiang authorities say multiple explosions kill 2 people, injure many others.iGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disasters, 22 Sep 2014 01:26:31 GMTLogan to upgrade terminal to handle large plane (AP) — Logan International Airport in Boston is changing its international terminal to better accommodate the Airbus A380, the world's largest passenger jet.tTravelLifestyleBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 03:02:06 GMTDel. authorities: Bus overturns, at least 1 dead, Del. (AP) — A bus carrying dozens of people crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving one woman dead and several other people injured, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationDelawareWilmingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 00:48:25 GMTStanton leads Cardinals past San Francisco 23-14, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals didn't need their starting quarterback to beat a longtime nemesis and stay atop the toughest division in football.BOB BAUMsSportsAthlete injuriesFootballAthlete healthProfessional footballArizonaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 02:03:02 GMTCounty sheriff touts grenade launcher as key tool, Wyo. (AP) — Sheriff's officials in Goshen County are touting a grenade launcher as a useful tool for keeping the peace, even though they have never used it.aGeneral newsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsWyomingTorringtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 02:47:58 GMTFiji election results confirm big win to ruler, Fiji (AP) — Official results from Fiji's election confirm a big win for the nation's military ruler.iGeneral newsVotingElectionsGovernment and politicsFijiSuvaOceania, 22 Sep 2014 02:50:44 GMTNo. 2 Oregon learns from Pac-12 opener second-ranked Ducks were flying high after a nonconference victory over then-No. 7 Michigan State earlier this season, but Washington State and the start of Pac-12 play brought Oregon back to reality.ANNE M. PETERSONaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOregonWashingtonArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 00:52:17 GMTSiemens to acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion (AP) — German electronics and engineering company Siemens AG has reached a deal to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion.fBusinessEnergy industryIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesOwnership changesCorporate newsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 01:48:07 GMTSteelers lead Panthers 9-3 after 1st half, N.C. (AP) — Shaun Suisham kicked his third field goal as time expired in the second quarter to give the Pittsburgh Steelers a 9-3 lead over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday night.AARON BEARDsSportsProfessional footballFootballCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 02:10:01 GMTMan seen with UVa student faces driving charge, Va. (AP) — A man believed to be the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared was being sought on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving, a police chief said Sunday, adding authorities also want to ask him about the missing teen.aGeneral newsReckless endangermentMissing personsCrimeCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 02:59:29 GMTDynamiting barely dents Peru's narco air bridge, Peru (AP) — The dynamiting of clandestine airstrips by Peruvian security forces in the world's No. 1 coca-growing valley cuts into profits but hardly discourages cocaine traffickers who net tens of thousands of dollars with each Bolivia-bound flight.FRANKLIN BRICENOiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimePeruBoliviaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Sep 2014 04:03:22 GMTFiji election results confirm big win for ruler, Fiji (AP) — Official results Monday from a landmark Fiji election confirm a big win for the nation's military ruler.NICK PERRYPITA LIGAIULAiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsVotingGovernment and politicsElectionsFijiSuvaOceania, 22 Sep 2014 03:27:42 GMTMarita Engzelius wins Symetra Tour finale BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Norway's Marita Engzelius eagled the first hole of a playoff Sunday to win the season-ending Symetra Tour Championship, and the top 10 on the money list earned LPGA Tour cards.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessDaytona BeachFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 00:45:10 GMT32 structures destroyed in California wildfire FRANCISCO (AP) — Light rain and cooler temperatures helped firefighters makes advances Sunday against a huge Northern California wildfire that has destroyed nearly three-dozen structures.TERRY COLLINSaGeneral newsProperty damageAccidents and disastersFiresNatural disastersCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 03:48:38 GMTSouthwest flight makes emergency landing at LAX ANGELES (AP) — A Southwest Airlines flight from Sacramento, California, had to make an emergency landing in Los Angeles Saturday after its wing flaps malfunctioned.Associated PresstTravelLifestyleAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 03:00:35 GMTYemen government signs peace deal with Shiites, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni government officials and Shiite rebels signed a peace agreement on Sunday following days of violence that left more than 140 people dead and sent thousands fleeing their homes, state media said, although major rebel advances earlier in the day deepened a sense of uncertainty in the country.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsWar and unrestDiplomacyPolitical resignationsInternational agreementsMilitary facilitiesGovernment and politicsInternational relationsMilitary and defenseYemenSanaaMiddle East, 22 Sep 2014 02:53:18 GMTRoethlisberger, Steelers top Panthers 37-19, N.C. (AP) — Once the Pittsburgh Steelers found the end zone, they didn't seem to want to leave.STEVE REEDsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional footballAthlete healthFootballNewtonCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 04:03:46 GMTHeatherington lifts Blue Jackets past Blues in OT, Ohio (AP) — Dillon Heatherington scored from the blue line at 2:36 of overtime to give a Columbus Blue Jackets split squad a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues in an exhibition game Sunday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsColumbusOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 01:34:33 GMT7 injured when fueling boat catches fire in Boston (AP) — Officials say seven people are being treated for injuries after a boat caught fire at a dock in Boston.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 02:47:14 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America a wild week, most of Mexico proudly celebrated independence day while the people in resort region at the southern end of the scenic Baja California peninsula had their world upended by a powerful hurricane.The Associated PressaGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersStormsWeatherMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMexicoMexico CityLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral America, 22 Sep 2014 04:02:35 GMTPaul Goydos wins Hawaii Championship, Hawaii (AP) — Paul Goydos won the Hawaii Championship on Sunday for his first Champions Tour title, breaking out of a tight pack with four straight birdies.sSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 03:12:03 GMTFeds censure local police, yet give lethal weapons ANGELES (AP) — A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply for and get lethal weaponry.TAMI ABDOLLAHERIC TUCKERaGovernment and politicsCivil rights violationsPoliceCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw enforcement agenciesGeneral newsSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseLos AngelesDistrict of ColumbiaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 00:44:47 GMT3 Afghan soldiers missing from Cape Cod base EDWARDS, Mass. (AP) — Police and military officials were searching Sunday for three soldiers from the Afghanistan National Army who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base.aGeneral newsMilitary facilitiesArmed forcesRegional cooperationMissing personsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsInternational relationsAfghanistanUnited StatesMassachusettsCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 02:58:15 GMTDerek Fathauer wins Tour Championship VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Derek Fathauer won the season-ending Tour Championship on Sunday to top the four-event Web.Com Tour Finals money list and earn a full PGA Tour exemption.sSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports business, 22 Sep 2014 01:15:13 GMTCheckpoints around White House may be coming YORK (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service is having preliminary discussions about setting up security screening checkpoints near public areas around the White House, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press Sunday.JULIE PACEaGovernment and politics, 22 Sep 2014 02:11:04 GMTAngels prep for playoffs in 2-1 loss to Texas, Calif. (AP) — Although Huston Street is never pleased about giving up a ninth-inning homer, the veteran closer thinks he learned something he can use next month in games that matter a bit more.GREG BEACHAMsSportsMLB PlayoffsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsAthlete healthTexasCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 00:10:48 GMTChina says 2 killed, many injured in explosions (AP) — Multiple explosions in a county in China's western region of Xinjiang have killed at least two people and injured many others, regional authorities said Monday.iGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Sep 2014 02:08:21 GMTVikings QB Cassel breaks foot, Bridgewater in much for the Minnesota Vikings' plan of Teddy Bridgewater learning behind Matt Cassel.The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootball, 21 Sep 2014 23:57:24 GMTCards clinch playoff spot, then lose 7-2 to Reds LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals clinched a playoff spot on Sunday, and then lost 7-2 to Jay Bruce and the Cincinnati Reds.STEVE OVERBEYsSportsMLB PlayoffsProfessional baseballEventsBaseballMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 03:30:21 GMTGiants swept by Padres; fall 4 ½ behind Dodgers DIEGO (AP) — The reeling San Francisco Giants managed just six hits off Ian Kennedy and three relievers, losing 8-2 to the San Diego Padres on Sunday to fall 4 ½ games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West race.BERNIE WILSONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 23:51:00 GMTDel. authorities: Bus overturns, 1 dead, injuries, Del. (AP) — A bus carrying dozens of people crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving one woman dead and several other people injured, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsInjuriesAccidents and disastersTransportationHealthDelawareWilmingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 01:46:15 GMTAustin Schultz leads Oilers in split-squad game, Alberta (AP) — Austin Schultz had a goal and an assist in the Edmonton Oilers' 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames in a split-squad exhibition game Sunday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsAlbertaCalgaryCanadaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 03:18:01 GMTNASA: Maven explorer arrives at Mars after voyage of nearly a year, enters orbit red planet CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA: Maven explorer arrives at Mars after voyage of nearly a year, enters orbit red planet.htGeneral newsSciencePlanetsAerospace technologyAstronomyIndustrial technologyTechnologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 02:28:44 GMTPanthers, Steelers tied at 3-3 after 1st quarter, N.C. (AP) — Pittsburgh's Shaun Suisham and Carolina's Graham Gano swapped field goals to leave the Steelers and Panthers tied 3-3 after the opening quarter Sunday night.AARON BEARDsSportsProfessional footballSports transactionsSports businessFootballCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 01:27:46 GMT