FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Sep 2014 14:02:08 -0700Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more (AP) — Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.LINDSEY TANNERaArts and entertainmentHealthTelevision programsEntertainmentMovies, 01 Sep 2014 20:08:35 GMTGronk promises he will play Sunday, Mass. (AP) — Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots' opener at Miami this Sunday.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 18:55:04 GMTMichigan power running game looks like glory days ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — It's been a few years, but Michigan might have a running attack again.DAVE HOGGaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballMichiganAnn ArborUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 20:55:32 GMTSerena Williams rolls to US Open quarters YORK (AP) — Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kenepi at the U.S. Open on Monday, keeping her hopes alive for a third straight Flushing Meadows crown.JAMES MARTINEZsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsUnited StatesNew York CityQueensNorth AmericaNew York, 01 Sep 2014 19:53:04 GMTSenegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patient, Senegal (AP) — Senegalese authorities on Monday were monitoring everyone who was in contact with a student infected with Ebola who crossed into the country, and who has lost three family members to the disease.BABACAR DIONEiGeneral newsHealthDiseases and conditionsCivil serviceInfectious diseasesGovernment and politicsSenegalGuineaWest AfricaLiberiaDakarSierra LeoneAfrica, 01 Sep 2014 17:55:53 GMTDjokovic tops Kohlschreiber, reaches US Open QFs YORK (AP) — Playing mostly mistake-free tennis, top-seeded Novak Djokovic reached the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open for the eighth year in a row — and at a 22nd consecutive Grand Slam tournament overall.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsUnited StatesNew York CityQueensNorth AmericaNew York, 01 Sep 2014 19:51:07 GMTMexico sees massive fish die-off at lake CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say a mass die-off of fish at a lake in western Mexico was not due to natural causes, but the causes are still being investigated and one research said that low water levels could have been responsible.ALBERTO ARCEiGeneral newsLakesWater environmentFishAnimalsRivers and streamsWildlifeEnvironment and natureEnvironmentEnvironmental concernsAccidentsAccidents and disastersMexicoGuadalajaraNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Sep 2014 20:34:16 GMTObama promoting economic gains as elections near (AP) — President Barack Obama says he'll press Congress to raise the minimum wage in the same way he courted his wife — never taking no for an answer.JIM KUHNHENNaBusinessGovernment and politicsEconomyLabor economy2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical fundraisingUnited States Presidential ElectionElectionsCampaignsRecessions and depressionsNational electionsEventsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsLeading economic indicatorsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleWisconsinUnited StatesNorth AmericaDistrict of ColumbiaMilwaukee, 01 Sep 2014 19:37:32 GMT2 killed, 2 wounded in gun battle near biker club, Ala. (AP) — Police say at least 40 rounds were fired during a gun battle outside a Birmingham, Alabama, motorcycle club that killed two people and wounded two others.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeBirminghamAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 19:51:02 GMTParis suburb building blast death toll reaches 8 (AP) — The death toll in the partial collapse of a four-story apartment building in a Paris suburb has risen to eight after emergency crews pulled the bodies of a man and a woman from the rubble.iGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Sep 2014 17:50:08 GMTTropical depression forms off Gulf coast of Mexico (AP) — Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed off the Gulf coast of Mexico with tropical storm warnings issued from Tuxpan in the state of Veracruz north to La Pesca.aGeneral newsTravelWeather forecastsLifestyleWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersStormsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Sep 2014 20:50:43 GMTHamels, 3 Phillies relievers no-hit Braves (AP) — Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate.GEORGE HENRYsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 20:41:46 GMTParents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain (AP) — The parents say they want to give their 5 year-old-boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they learned about on the Internet. Their British hospital says the boy has a 70 percent to 80 percent chance of survival with the treatment it offers, and it's the parents who are putting the child at risk.DANICA KIRKAMARIA CHENGiGeneral newsHealthTumorsExtraditionChild and teen healthDiagnosis and treatmentCancerDiseases and conditionsLaw and orderUnited KingdomEnglandSpainSouthamptonWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Sep 2014 19:36:26 GMTRetired Associated Press newsman dies in NY at 76 YORK (AP) — A former newsman who worked for The Associated Press for 39 years has died in New York. Bruce Hodgman was 76.aGeneral newsObituariesBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 18:48:38 GMTNigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fighters, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian military officials say they killed about 70 Boko Haram fighters when the Islamic extremists attacked the northeastern town of Bama Monday morning.HARUNA UMARiGeneral newsWar and unrestNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 01 Sep 2014 18:27:10 GMTHomeowner interrupting burglary is fatally stabbed YORK (AP) — An intruder stabbed a couple who unwittingly interrupted a burglary at their home, killing the man and injuring his wife, police said Monday.aGeneral newsBirthdaysTheftCrimeViolent crimeOccasionsLifestyleNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 19:35:11 GMTCuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage (AP) — Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting.MICHAEL WEISSENSTEINiGeneral newsGovernment payGovernment and politicsGovernment business and financeBusinessEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyInternational tradeConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCubaHavanaMiamiFloridaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 19:23:17 GMTPakistan's premier challenged by raging protests (AP) — Ahead of a joint session of parliament, Pakistan's prime minister and army chief held marathon meetings Monday over violent anti-government protests that could force the premier of this nuclear-armed country to resign.ZARAR KHANASIF SHAHZADiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsArmed forcesTelevisionNational governmentsPolitical and civil unrestMilitary and defenseVotingElectionsMediaPakistanIslamabadSouth AsiaAsia, 01 Sep 2014 18:22:47 GMTPanthers QB Newton returns to practice field, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton is back in pads — dramatically oversized pads.STEVE REEDsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationProfessional footballFootballNewtonCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 20:09:14 GMTRights group: Witness for report on Egypt detained (AP) — Human Rights Watch said Monday one of the witnesses for its investigation into mass killings in Egypt last summer was detained, calling for his release.SARAH EL DEEBiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesArrestsProtests and demonstrationsSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderCrimePolitical and civil unrestEgyptAlexandriaMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 01 Sep 2014 18:13:13 GMT6 dead after speeding car slams into tree in Texas (AP) — Police say a speeding car slammed into a tree after losing control along a Dallas roadway, killing all six people inside.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 18:41:19 GMTMauer has 4 RBIs to lead Twins over Orioles, 6-4 (AP) — Joe Mauer drove in four runs, Phil Hughes held Baltimore without an earned run over eight innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Orioles 6-4 Monday to avoid a four-game sweep.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 20:23:18 GMTJoyce's RBI single in 10th lifts Rays past Red Sox PETERBURG, Fla. (AP) — Matt Joyce had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to help the Tampa Bay Rays salvage a split of a four-game series by beating the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Monday.MARK DIDTLERsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballAthlete healthMen's sportsTampaNew York CityFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 01 Sep 2014 20:58:18 GMTHamels, Phils bullpen pitching no-hitter thru 8 (AP) — Cole Hamels and a pair of Philadelphia Phillies relievers are pitching a combined no-hitter through eight innings against the Atlanta Braves.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 19:59:55 GMTUS helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued (AP) — A Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued, the Navy said.WILL LESTERwGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationGulf of Aden, 01 Sep 2014 20:47:25 GMTUS eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor (AP) — Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found.LINDSEY TANNERaBusinessHealthScienceHealthy eatingNutritionMedical researchDiets and dietingPublic healthDiet and exerciseLifestyleUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 20:28:56 GMTSouth Carolina political campaign goes to the dogs, S.C. (AP) — In some ways, political campaigning has gone to the dogs in South Carolina.BRUCE SMITHaGeneral newsDogsCatsCampaignsState legislatureGovernment and politicsPetsMammalsAnimalsElectionsLegislatureState governmentsLifestyleSouth CarolinaCharlestonUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 18:50:52 GMTIraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants (AP) — Iraq's outgoing prime minster pledged Monday to turn his country into "a big grave" for Sunni militants from the Islamic State group and commended security forces who achieved a rare victory over insurgents by ending the siege of a Shiite town.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsReligious strifeMilitant groupsWar and unrestBombingsGovernment and politicsBaghdadIraqIranUnited StatesVolgogradMiddle EastNorth AmericaRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 01 Sep 2014 18:44:00 GMTCole Hamels and 3 Phillies relievers pitch no-hitter against Braves (AP) — Cole Hamels and 3 Phillies relievers pitch no-hitter against Braves .sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 01 Sep 2014 20:23:35 GMTRegional body to help restore stability in Lesotho (AP) — Southern Africa's regional body said Monday it will send an envoy and an observer team to Lesotho to help restore stability and security in the mountainous kingdom where military actions over the weekend caused the prime minister to flee.CARLEY PETESCHiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestParliamentary electionsNational electionsPolitical and civil unrestElectionsSouthern AfricaSouth AfricaLesothoMaseruAfrica, 01 Sep 2014 19:41:27 GMTNebraska DE Randy Gregory doubtful for McNeese St., Neb. (AP) — Nebraska defensive end Randy Gregory is doubtful for this week's game against McNeese State because of a knee injury, putting junior Jack Gangwish in line for his first start.ERIC OLSONaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 18:24:15 GMTGronk promises he will play Sunday; Dolphins ready, Mass. (AP) — Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots' opener at Miami this Sunday.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 19:32:12 GMTPhils' Hamels pulled with no-hitter thru 6 innings (AP) — Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies has been pulled after pitching six innings of no-hit ball against Atlanta, and reliever Jake Diekman threw a hitless seventh.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 19:40:26 GMTAmericans detained in North Korea call for US help, North Korea (AP) — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsDiplomacyEmbassiesTravelInternational relationsGovernment and politicsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsLifestyleTravel safetyNorth KoreaUnited StatesPyongyangEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 20:11:39 GMTHouston Astros fire manager Bo Porter (AP) — The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization."KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsProfessional baseballSports transactionsSports businessBaseballMen's sportsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 17:51:53 GMTJennifer Lawrence requests nude pics investigation ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of the Oscar winner online, a publicist for the actress said.ANTHONY McCARTNEYhtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainment, 01 Sep 2014 20:59:22 GMTTexas QB David Ash to miss BYU game, Texas (AP) — Texas quarterback David Ash, who missed most of last season with concussion symptoms, will not play this week against BYU after getting headaches and feeling dizzy in the hours following the Longhorns' season-opening win over North Texas.JIM VERTUNOaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballAthlete healthAthlete injuriesHead injuriesFootballCollege sportsInjuriesHealthTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 18:10:46 GMTObama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages (AP) — President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections.JIM KUHNHENNaBusinessGovernment and politicsLabor economyHiring and recruitmentEconomy2016 United States Presidential ElectionElectionsUnited States Presidential ElectionRecessions and depressionsPersonnelNational electionsEventsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 20:49:56 GMTStudy claims cave art made by Neanderthals (AP) — A series of lines scratched into rock in a cave near the southwestern tip of Europe could be proof that Neanderthals were more intelligent and creative than previously thought.FRANK JORDANSiGeneral newsScienceArchaeologyEarly humansCavesPhysical anthropologyEnvironment and natureEuropeGibraltarWestern Europe, 01 Sep 2014 19:31:06 GMTKenneth Bae's family worried about his health (AP) — The sister of an American missionary held nearly two years in North Korea says she is worried about Kenneth Bae's health and wellbeing.aGeneral newsNorth KoreaWashingtonEast AsiaAsiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 19:55:35 GMT'Guardians' tops Labor Day, summer box office ANGELES (AP) — The intergalactic misfits of "Guardians of the Galaxy" are the summer's box-office superheroes.SANDY COHENeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentGalaxiesAstronomyScienceUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 20:28:02 GMTNY West Indian Day Parade marred by nearby slaying YORK (AP) — Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn's streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was marred by a fatal shooting nearby before the official festivities got underway.JONATHAN LEMIREaGeneral newsParadesRecreation and leisureLifestyleBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkLatin America and CaribbeanCaribbeanUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 18:40:49 GMTPortland police shoot suspected carjacker by I-84, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland, Oregon, say an officer shot a man who was a pointing a gun at passing cars on an Interstate 84 offramp Monday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 20:47:01 GMTBuckeyes make mistakes but say they'll get better, Ohio (AP) — Urban Meyer was not very happy with his fifth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes at halftime Saturday.RUSTY MILLERaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 20:57:23 GMTPolice in Oregon say scene 'safe' after standoff, Ore. (AP) — Police have detained a man after a brief standoff near Interstate 84 in northeast Portland, Oregon.aGeneral newsPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 20:03:50 GMTUruguay says Guantanamo prisoner not imminent, Uruguay (AP) — The transfer of six men held at the Guantanamo Bay prison to Uruguay may not be imminent after all.iGeneral newsUruguaySouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Sep 2014 19:01:49 GMTNo gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing LOUIS (AP) — Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception.JESSE WASHINGTONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 18:46:19 GMTBoston College platoon replaces Heisman finalist (AP) — Boston College doesn't have one player who can replace Heisman Trophy finalist Andre Williams, so the Eagles are trying to do the job with three or four.JIMMY GOLENaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballHeisman TrophyCollege sportsFootballEventsProfessional footballBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 19:26:32 GMTIowa State football off to another awful start, Iowa (AP) — One of the defining qualities of Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads is his ability to generate optimism in lieu of success.LUKE MEREDITHaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballAmesIowaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 19:14:37 GMTSandy-hit towns wrestle with eminent-domain choice, N.Y. (AP) — On a tiny spit of land off Long Island, the wealthy village of Asharoken faces a dilemma borne of Superstorm Sandy.EMILY C. DOOLEYaBusinessGeneral newsFloodsCoastlines and beachesWeatherEminent domainAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmentIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsNew JerseyNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 17:50:05 GMT