FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 23 Nov 2014 04:08:55 -0800Rhodes scholars for class of 2015 announced (AP) — The Rhodes Trust says 32 U.S. men and women have been named Rhodes scholars and will enter Oxford University next October.wGeneral newsEducation costsEducationSocial affairs, 23 Nov 2014 09:49:23 GMTCullen wins Aussie Masters, Scott bid falls short, Australia (AP) — Australian lefthander Nick Cullen shot a 3-under 69 Sunday to win the Australian Masters by one stroke over Adam Scott, ending Scott's attempt for a third consecutive victory in the tournament.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfAustraliaOceania, 23 Nov 2014 07:56:49 GMTIraq premier orders aid for Islamic State fight (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered more aerial support and weapons for fighters battling the Islamic State militant group in Anbar province as a curfew took effect Sunday in the provincial capital, Ramadi, amid intense clashes.VIVIAN SALAMAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsIraqMiddle East, 23 Nov 2014 09:55:55 GMTTunisians vote for a new president, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians have lined up at polling stations to vote in their North African country's first free and open presidential election.iGeneral newsElectionsNational electionsGovernment and politicsTunisiaNorth AfricaAfrica, 23 Nov 2014 07:32:47 GMTReport: Gunman shot Danish citizen in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The state news agency of Saudi Arabia is reporting that a gunman has shot and wounded a Danish citizen in the capital, Riyadh.iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestSaudi ArabiaRiyadhMiddle East, 23 Nov 2014 06:56:13 GMTShifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegations Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. Ultimately she couldn't bring herself to do it.JOCELYN NOVECKaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentViolent crimeCrimeCelebrityLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politics, 23 Nov 2014 11:49:56 GMTIran: Nuclear talks may focus on extension soon (AP) — Iran says that if obstacles remain in the talks about its nuclear program, the discussion will have to shift to extending them beyond Monday's deadline.GEORGE JAHNMATTHEW LEEiGeneral newsViennaIranAustriaWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle East, 23 Nov 2014 11:12:05 GMTOfficials say car bomb kills 7 people in Iraq (AP) — Authorities in Iraq say a car bomb explosion at an outdoor market south of Baghdad has killed seven people.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsImprovised explosivesBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 23 Nov 2014 09:02:51 GMTOfficial: Man who killed deputy had made threats, Fla. (AP) — A man who had made previous threats against police set his house on fire Saturday and ambushed the first sheriff's deputy who responded, fatally shooting the deputy and wounding another before he was killed by a police officer who lives nearby, a law enforcement official said.BRENDAN FARRINGTONaGeneral newsExtortion and threatsFiresViolent crimeCrimePoliceAccidents and disastersLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsFloridaTallahasseeUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 06:26:59 GMTCivic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.JOHN O'CONNORJIM SALTERaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsCrimeArrestsViolent crimePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderLegal proceedingsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 06:54:09 GMTNew Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers, N.M. (AP) — The scramble to get everything ready for the launch of the world's first commercial flights from Spaceport America came to a screeching halt nearly a month ago when Virgin Galactic's spaceship broke up over the California desert during a test flight.SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANaGeneral newsScienceState legislatureGovernment and politicsTravelLegislatureState governmentsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessLeisure travelLifestyleNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 05:41:14 GMTIraqi premier, US look to aid Islamic State battle (AP) — Iraqi forces battling the Islamic State group focused their offensive Sunday on the city of Ramadi, backed by Sunni tribal fighters that the U.S. plans to arm.VIVIAN SALAMAiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsLegislatureIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 11:02:39 GMTNo. 19 Missouri outlasts Tennessee 29-21, Tenn. (AP) — Missouri found a way to win on the road once again.STEVE MEGARGEEsSportsCollege footballSEC Football Championship GameCollege sportsFootballEventsTennesseeMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 05:49:53 GMTPacquiao knocked Algieri down 6 times, dominates (AP) — Manny Pacquiao got the big knockdowns he desperately craved, battering Chris Algieri around the ring Sunday on his way to a decision win in a lopsided welterweight title fight.TIM DAHLBERGiGeneral newsSportsMen's boxingBoxingMen's sportsMacauChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 06:15:51 GMTStrong quake in west China kills 5; 54 hurt (AP) — A strong earthquake that hit a sparsely populated, mountainous area of western China killed at least five people and injured 54 others, officials said Sunday. The injured included schoolchildren in a stampede.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersChinaChengduGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 09:53:16 GMTMigrants rescued off Cyprus' north coast, Cyprus (AP) — About 228 migrants, apparently refugees from Syria, have been rescued after their damaged ship drifted for hours in rough seas off Cyprus' northern coast, an official said Sunday.MENELAOS HADJICOSTISiGeneral newsTurkeyCyprusSyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Nov 2014 11:26:34 GMTPolice find mom of baby abandoned in Sydney drain (AP) — Police in Australia were questioning a 20-year-old woman whose newborn baby was found Sunday abandoned in a drain near a Sydney freeway.iGeneral newsAustraliaSydneyOceania, 23 Nov 2014 10:22:45 GMTIsrael mulls hard-line legislation after attacks (AP) — Israeli lawmakers on Sunday called for a series of hard-line measures, including a proposal to strip Palestinian attackers of their residency rights, in response to a wave of deadly violence.TIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesLegislationWar and unrestGovernment and politicsLegislaturePalestinian territoriesIsraelJerusalemGaza StripMiddle East, 23 Nov 2014 11:34:55 GMTJewish settlers blamed in Palestinian house fire, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian family says their West Bank home was torched in an attack they blamed on Jewish settlers.iGeneral newsTerritorial disputesFiresWar and unrestAccidents and disastersPalestinian territoriesWest BankIsraelMiddle East, 23 Nov 2014 07:57:04 GMTSaudi's Mobily suspends CEO amid accounting errors, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Telecommunications company Etihad Etisalat, known as Mobily on the Saudi stock exchange, said Sunday it has suspended its chief executive officer after accounting errors forced the operator to restate 18 months of earnings.iBusinessGeneral newsCorporate stockCorporate newsSaudi ArabiaMiddle East, 23 Nov 2014 09:29:44 GMTHundley leads No. 11 UCLA past No. 24 USC 38-20, Calif. (AP) — Brett Hundley's first pass was intercepted by Southern California linebacker Anthony Sarao, who returned it up the UCLA sideline for a shocking touchdown. Red-clad fans rocked the predominantly blue Rose Bowl, hoping this rivalry was undergoing a seismic shift.GREG BEACHAMsSportsCollege footballCoachingCollege sportsFootballPasadenaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 06:24:13 GMTVermette nets winner for Coyotes vs. Sharks JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Antoine Vermette, who also scored in regulation, netted the lone goal of the shootout to help the Arizona Coyotes beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Saturday night.RICK EYMERsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsSan JoseCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 06:44:34 GMTPacquiao leads Algieri on unofficial scorecard (AP) — Unofficial scorecard by AP Boxing Writer Tim DahlbergsSportsMacauChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 06:03:50 GMTCleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snow, N.Y. (AP) — Beth Bragg's home was spared the worst of a lake-effect storm that buried parts of the Buffalo area under more than 7 feet of snow. But she was still out first-thing Saturday with her shovel — along with hundreds of other volunteers.MICHAEL HILLaGeneral newsWeatherWinter weatherFloodsHealthVolunteerismAccidentsAccidents and disastersSocial affairsBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 05:43:34 GMTNo. 18 Iowa women hold off Dayton, 90-83 CITY, Iowa. (AP) — Samantha Logic posted her fifth-career triple-double, and Bethany Doolittle scored 23 points and blocked five shots, to lead No. 18 Iowa women past Dayton 90-83 in the championship game of the Hawkeye Challenge on Saturday night.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsIowaIowa CityUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 06:29:11 GMTAfghan parliament approves US, NATO agreements, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's parliament approved agreements Sunday with the U.S. and NATO allowing international troops to remain in the country past the end of this year amid a renewed offensive by Taliban militants.RAHIM FAIEZiGeneral newsInternational agreementsGovernment and politicsLegislatureInternational relationsUnited StatesAfghanistanNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 09:05:21 GMTIslamic State group recruits, exploits children (AP) — Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police.ZEINA KARAMVIVIAN SALAMAiGeneral newsCrimes against childrenCivil warsHuman rights and civil libertiesMilitant groupsPolitical activismHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCrimeWar and unrestPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsSyriaIraqMiddle East, 23 Nov 2014 11:09:37 GMTOut of control: FSU, OSU just win, baby State finally took control of its game against Indiana in the fourth quarter. That was still better than Florida State.RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballFloridaMississippiAlabamaOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 08:38:15 GMTOklahoma State losses 49-28 at No. 6 Baylor, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma State took the redshirt off highly touted freshman quarterback Mason Rudolph and now has only more chance to get bowl eligible.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballWacoTexasOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 06:20:33 GMTNo. 6 Baylor beats Oklahoma State 49-28, Texas (AP) — Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty broke into the open with the end zone in front of him.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsCollege sportsCollege footballProfessional footballFootballWacoOklahomaTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:10 GMTHudler leads Flames past Devils in SO, Alberta (AP) — Jiri Hudler scored late in regulation to start Calgary's comeback and then got the deciding goal in the shootout to lift the Flames to 5-4 win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsAlbertaCalgaryCanadaNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 06:55:55 GMTPacquiao knocks Algieri down 6 times, dominates (AP) — Manny Pacquiao couldn't resist having a little fun after getting the signature win he desperately needed for the fight boxing fans desperately want to see.TIM DAHLBERGiGeneral newsSportsBoxingMen's boxingMen's sportsMacauChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 07:08:45 GMTFerguson prepares for grand jury decision, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.JOHN O'CONNORJIM SALTERaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsCrimeArrestsViolent crimePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderLegal proceedingsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 07:15:14 GMTRhodes scholars named for 2015 32 American students chosen as Rhodes scholars for 2015, listed by geographical region:The Associated PresshtGeneral newsTechnologyMassachusettsNew YorkPrincetonCaliforniaAlabamaBirminghamPalo AltoTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaIndiana, 23 Nov 2014 10:53:30 GMTToews, Hossa lead Blackhawks in 7-1 rout of Oilers, Alberta (AP) — Marian Hossa had a goal and three assists, and Jonathan Toews scored twice as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Edmonton Oilers 7-1 Saturday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyAlbertaEdmontonCanadaNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 06:12:12 GMTOfficial: 60 extremist backers from Germany dead (AP) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says authorities now know of 550 people from the country who have traveled to Syria and Iraq to join extremist groups, and about 60 of them have died.iGeneral newsGermanyIraqWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle East, 23 Nov 2014 10:41:41 GMT37 homes collapse, dozens injured in Japan quake (AP) — Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics.KEN MORITSUGUMARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsProperty damageNatural disasters2011 Japan earthquake and tsunamiAccidents and disastersEventsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryAccidentsTsunamisJapanEast AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 08:54:12 GMTTunisians hold first fair presidential election, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia took another step forward in its peaceful transition to democracy on Sunday by holding its first free presidential election, with voters hoping for more stability and a better economy.BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZAiGeneral newsElectionsGovernment and politicsRebellions and uprisingsLegislatureNational electionsWar and unrestTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaMiddle EastAfrica, 23 Nov 2014 10:54:15 GMTStrong quake in west China kills 4; 54 hurt (AP) — A strong earthquake that hit a sparsely populated, mountainous area of western China killed at least four people and injured 54 others, including schoolchildren in a stampede, officials said Sunday.Associated PressiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersChinaChengduGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 05:36:42 GMTFormer DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78 (AP) — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council.BEN NUCKOLSwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical endorsementsHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimePolitical movementsDrug-related crimeElectionsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesDistrict of ColumbiaSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 10:52:49 GMTBaby girl accidentally shot in New York City home YORK (AP) — Police say a 9-month-old girl is hospitalized after she was accidentally shot inside her home in New York City.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 05:58:38 GMTPacquiao dominates Algieri on unofficial scorecard (AP) — Unofficial scorecard by AP Boxing Writer Tim DahlbergsSportsMacauChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 06:07:50 GMTDetained Portugal ex-premier awaits fraud ruling, Portugal (AP) — Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates remains in police detention while an investigating magistrate decides whether he should answer charges of corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud.iBusinessGeneral newsFraud and false statementsCrimeGovernment and politicsPortugalLisbonWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Nov 2014 11:00:05 GMT2009 massacre haunts Philippines as trial slows, Philippines (AP) — Five years after gunmen flagged down a convoy of cars in a southern Philippine province and massacred all 58 occupants, including scores of journalists, the body count continues to rise.JIM GOMEZiGeneral newsMassacresLegal proceedingsCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderWar and unrestPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 23 Nov 2014 11:30:58 GMTPolish opposition questions election results, Poland (AP) — Poland's main opposition leader has suggested that local election results were falsified and said he will ask his supporters to protest them at a rally Dec. 13.iGeneral newsElectionsLocal electionsGovernment and politicsPolandEastern EuropeEurope, 23 Nov 2014 11:43:00 GMTIraqi premier orders help for fighters battling IS (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is calling for more intensive aerial support and weapons for fighters battling the Islamic State militant group in Anbar province.iGeneral newsIraqMiddle East, 23 Nov 2014 08:52:17 GMTA way for GOP to defuse immigration issue? (AP) — Republicans in search of a way to oppose President Barack Obama's moves on immigration without alienating the nation's fast-growing population of Hispanic voters may find a playbook in Colorado.NICHOLAS RICCARDIpGovernment and politicsElectionsRace and ethnicityHispanicsImmigrationPolitical partiesSenate electionsLegislatureSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesColoradoNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 09:52:48 GMTNo. 4 Duke tops Stanford to win Coaches vs Cancer YORK (AP) — Johnny Dawkins walked over to Mike Krzyzewski and gave his former coach and mentor a hug after No. 4 Duke beat his Stanford team in the title game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.TOM CANAVANsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballCoachingMen's sportsBasketballCollege sportsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 06:19:05 GMTGasquet replaces Tsonga in Davis Cup final, France (AP) — Richard Gasquet will play the first reverse singles match of the Davis Cup final against Roger Federer Sunday as France looks to overturn a 2-1 deficit against Switzerland.sSportsDavis CupMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Nov 2014 11:19:12 GMTAP NewsAlert, D.C. (AP) — Former DC mayor Marion Barry, who staged comeback after 1990 crack cocaine arrest, has died.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDrug-related crimeCrimeArrestsMunicipal governmentsLaw and orderLocal governments, 23 Nov 2014 07:37:14 GMT