FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:33:28 -0800French president cheered in Ebola-stricken Guineahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cccbb6334d804c52b7dda474baeab183CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — French President Francois Hollande brought a message of hope to Guinea on Friday, where thousands of residents lined the roads while clapping, drumming and dancing to catch a glimpse of the first Western leader to visit a country hard hit by Ebola.By MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsSummitsEpidemicsFinancial crisisNational language movementsAccidents and disastersInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPublic healthEconomyBusinessFinancial marketsSocial issuesSocial affairsLanguageAfricaWest AfricaGuineaSenegalMaliLiberiaFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cccbb6334d804c52b7dda474baeab183Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:04:34 GMTUPMC employee died of cyanide, how undeterminedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38fdfd63bf2f43e2b9553ca59001b257PITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employee found dead at work earlier this month was killed by cyanide poisoning.By JOE MANDAKaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeLaw and orderPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38fdfd63bf2f43e2b9553ca59001b257Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:47:59 GMT3 tips for using credit wisely during the holidayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8920ec1555aa45318b7c2d0ecd70cebbUsing credit to tackle your holiday shopping can be tempting. And offers of a discount for opening a new account, or interest-free purchases for a year or more make it more enticing.By ALEX VEIGAfBusinessPersonal financeGift shoppingHoliday shoppingHolidaysPersonal loansFinancial servicesIndustriesShoppingLifestyleOccasionsPersonal spendinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8920ec1555aa45318b7c2d0ecd70cebbFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:24:24 GMTHuge fire destroys Southern California pallet yardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21de23f6721b4ed3ac13b9fe8a96a326FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Fire has destroyed a sprawling Southern California pallet yard and several tractor trailers.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21de23f6721b4ed3ac13b9fe8a96a326Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:33:10 GMTButler, Rose carry Bulls past Celtics 109-102http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/421101a5ee914e1ca4d270720dc00ef4BOSTON (AP) — Jimmy Butler hit four free throws late in the game and finished with 22 points, Derrick Rose scored 21 points and the Chicago Bulls pulled out a 109-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Friday.By KEN POWTAKsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/421101a5ee914e1ca4d270720dc00ef4Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:51:14 GMTOfficials: Israel's Eisenkot named military chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90b8080c4e93499c8f12995879100fbdJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli defense officials say a career officer with deep experience battling Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon has been selected as the country's next military chief.By JOSEF FEDERMANiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90b8080c4e93499c8f12995879100fbdFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:18:32 GMTPast ban on marrying blacks may mar tribe's futurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd68735748034f24bba6d87f5efe6d49WASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.By FREDERIC J. FROMMERwBusinessGovernment and politicsNative AmericansMarriageConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFamily issuesSocial affairsVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd68735748034f24bba6d87f5efe6d49Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:45:40 GMTBarenboim opening West-Eastern academy in Berlinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/413cbd1774384b3bbf9c95e5375abdf4MILAN (AP) — Daniel Barenboim's focus after leaving Milanese opera house La Scala next month will be opening an academy for the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra of Israeli and Palestinian musicians in Berlin.By COLLEEN BARRYeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentItalyBerlinWestern EuropeEuropeGermanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/413cbd1774384b3bbf9c95e5375abdf4Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:43:00 GMTCops: Car slams into horse-drawn buggy, injuring 7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d042d85ef23445f389b6b0010cf8804fKIRKWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A car slammed into a horse-drawn buggy that missed a stop sign in Pennsylvania Dutch country, injuring seven people, including an infant, police said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLancasterPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d042d85ef23445f389b6b0010cf8804fFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:01:28 GMTBrowns' Manziel says he tried to avoid altercationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50e1f22756304f97a43c2b03de3d12f0CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel says he tried to avoid an altercation with a man who was "very aggressive" when he approached the Browns' rookie quarterback in the lobby of his apartment building last week.By TOM WITHERSsSportsProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50e1f22756304f97a43c2b03de3d12f0Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:07:01 GMTFigures on government spending and debthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29449b7a14944801a5671279fdad582aWASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.fGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyGovernment financehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29449b7a14944801a5671279fdad582aFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:03:08 GMTNY boys buried in snow pile heard rescuers callinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10f96e625bdf4c30978a9037f26dc569NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two boys trapped in a snow pile in upstate New York for more than seven hours say they heard their friends and family calling for them but couldn't answer loudly enough.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10f96e625bdf4c30978a9037f26dc569Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:08:04 GMTTunisia's outgoing premier backs broad coalitionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cbff292cbf3409cb0743a1277824258DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Tunisia's next government should be a broad as possible coalition so that it has the necessary support to implement difficult economic reforms, the outgoing prime minister said Friday in an implicit backing of an Islamist-secular alliance.By SARAH DiLORENZOiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsGovernment transitionsTunisiaSenegalTunisDakarNorth AfricaAfricaWest Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cbff292cbf3409cb0743a1277824258Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:45:23 GMTPlunging crude prices hammer energy companieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c529873ec8846d9b03b9e9c63b31baaNEW YORK (AP) — A decision by OPEC this week to maintain current levels of oil production hammered major energy companies in the U.S. and abroad.By The Associated PressfBusinessEnergy industryIndustriesStock marketsFinancial marketsCommodity marketsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c529873ec8846d9b03b9e9c63b31baaFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:58:18 GMTUnion says Ray Rice wins appeal, suspension vacated immediatelyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d77609331f74badbc10e099ce3a2e6cNEW YORK (AP) — Union says Ray Rice wins appeal, suspension vacated immediately.aGeneral newsSportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d77609331f74badbc10e099ce3a2e6cFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:00:50 GMTSpanier-Freeh lawsuit ordered back to county courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2a61d57332545b794d6aebc135fffc2HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge says former Penn State president Graham Spanier's (SPAN'-yerz) defamation lawsuit against former FBI director Louis Freeh (LOO'-ee free) must start with a local judge.aGeneral newsSportsHigher educationNational courtsLaw enforcement agenciesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEducationSocial affairsCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsNational governmentsPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2a61d57332545b794d6aebc135fffc2Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:15:20 GMTFamily reports Ohio State football player missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a233b57d6fa4454d96aceb5c4d3d5c35COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio State football player reported missing after he uncharacteristically skipped two practices has a history of sports-related concussions, and his family worries he might have become disoriented, his sister said.aGeneral newsSportsAthlete healthSports medicineCollege footballCollege sportsFootballMissing personsHealthOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a233b57d6fa4454d96aceb5c4d3d5c35Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:24:41 GMTBLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Thinner crowds, protests, beerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f7d7d1c1503475787658b62a898186fNEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday shoppers are starting to look like procrastinators.By The Associated PresshtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeSmall businessTechnologyCulturesProtests and demonstrationsHolidaysHoliday shoppingLabor issuesGift shoppingPersonal spendingSocial affairsPolitical and civil unrestOccasionsLifestyleShoppingSocial issuesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesMaineNew YorkWisconsinKansasMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f7d7d1c1503475787658b62a898186fFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:03:24 GMTBomb blast hits mosque in northern Nigeria cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82cd387b747b474b923fd1d74b79a059KANO, Nigeria (AP) — An explosion tore through the central mosque in Nigeria's second-largest city on Friday, and officials feared the casualty toll would be high.iGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestTerrorismNigeriaKanoWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82cd387b747b474b923fd1d74b79a059Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:25:50 GMTRice wins appeal, 'suspension vacated'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c32d1cbff1f4ab2be94fc0b35a8c833NEW YORK (AP) — Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL.By BARRY WILNERaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsSports governanceSports businessProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c32d1cbff1f4ab2be94fc0b35a8c833Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:10:39 GMTCyanide killed hospital employee, official sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d13b365e4a245779b7174e18e4bb1dePITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh Medical Center employee found dead at work earlier this month was killed by cyanide poisoning, but the medical examiner who made the determination Friday said it's too soon to know whether the death was a suicide, a homicide or an accident.By JOE MANDAKaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeLaw and orderPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d13b365e4a245779b7174e18e4bb1deFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:49:47 GMTUS appeals WTO ruling against national meat labelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b212d2680684cefb012df12aa851d07WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is appealing a World Trade Organization decision that would make it harder for U.S. consumers to know where meat in the grocery store came from.The Associated PresswBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyUnited StatesMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b212d2680684cefb012df12aa851d07Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:13:47 GMTS&P 500 slips as crude oil sinkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22f9ba5d337f468f99f225aa0ea20e4aNEW YORK (AP) — A sharp drop in crude prices tugged down shares in oil and gas companies on Friday, leading the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a slight loss in a short trading session.By MATTHEW CRAFTaBusinessGeneral newsPricesFinancial marketsCommodity marketsStock marketsEconomyEnergy industryIndustriesLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22f9ba5d337f468f99f225aa0ea20e4aFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:43:21 GMTWestern Kentucky beats No. 19 Marshall 67-66 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c52f8a8ab7fa46d6bfbf4b8cc7edbf48HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Brandon Doughty threw a Conference USA-record eight touchdown passes, the last in overtime to Jared Dangerfield followed by a 2-point conversion pass to Willie McNeal that lifted Western Kentucky over No. 19 Marshall 67-66 Friday.By JOHN RABYaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballKentuckyHuntingtonUnited StatesNorth AmericaWest Virginiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c52f8a8ab7fa46d6bfbf4b8cc7edbf48Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:24:21 GMTAustin police: More than 100 rounds firedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db8254d6f28241499f2128cbcb78fcd7AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A gunman attempted to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings early Friday before he died, Austin authorities said.By JIM VERTUNOaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAustinTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db8254d6f28241499f2128cbcb78fcd7Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:55:13 GMTStocks slip as crude oil sinkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c341c994a234a51969b3af8068d40bdNEW YORK (AP) — A sharp drop in crude prices tugged down shares in oil and gas companies on Friday, leading the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a slight loss in a short trading session.By MATTHEW CRAFTaBusinessGeneral newsPricesFinancial marketsCommodity marketsEconomyStock marketsEnergy industryIndustriesLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c341c994a234a51969b3af8068d40bdFri, 28 Nov 2014 19:45:22 GMTEllis, Alexander lift Kansas over Tennessee 82-67http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3357ac6a70941e5bb260212209f0156LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Perry Ellis scored 24 points, Cliff Alexander added 16 and No. 11 Kansas beat Tennessee 82-67 Friday in an Orlando Classic semifinal.By MARK DIDTLERsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsKansasTennesseeOrlandoUnited StatesNorth AmericaFloridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3357ac6a70941e5bb260212209f0156Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:24:05 GMTNYC panel nears decision on police chokehold deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c84e3c7545848168efd22dfb44ceaeeNEW YORK (AP) — Amid the fallout from a grand jury's decision in the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Missouri, a panel in New York City is quietly nearing its own conclusion about another combustible case involving the death of an unarmed man at the hands of police.By TOM HAYSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew York CityStaten IslandNew YorkMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c84e3c7545848168efd22dfb44ceaeeFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:20:51 GMTVenezuelan classical music system under firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e557f21b2404dc9aabb88db386098e5BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It has been praised the world over as a model for uplifting disadvantaged youth by connecting them with classical music.By JOSHUA GOODMANiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentArchitectureGovernment and politicsVenezuelaColombiaEuropeCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e557f21b2404dc9aabb88db386098e5Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:45:05 GMTAlabama man dies on flight from Atlanta to Seattlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dae8acae2c834b6ebc8eecc0e109ac5bBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An Alabama man died on a commercial flight from Atlanta to Seattle and the airplane was diverted to Billings Logan International Airport.aGeneral newsBillingsMontanaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dae8acae2c834b6ebc8eecc0e109ac5bFri, 28 Nov 2014 19:48:52 GMTHow the Dow Jones industrial average fared Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7c76e29884b46e1bbedf0236e722ff5A sharp drop in crude prices tugged down shares in oil and gas companies on Friday, leading the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a slight loss in a short trading session.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7c76e29884b46e1bbedf0236e722ff5Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:09:52 GMTGrain mostly lower, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7513b6daf578496794c0fbebd6cd1340CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7513b6daf578496794c0fbebd6cd1340Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:40:08 GMTArgentina: scandal widens over Swiss bank accountshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/232de9f4ab4740f19d5d45d3f7b43dcdBUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's tax agency says the country's top cable TV operator, a former professional soccer player and a lawmaker are among the owners of some 4,000 secret Swiss bank accounts used to evade taxes.iBusinessGeneral newsCable televisionGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsTelevisionMediaArgentinaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/232de9f4ab4740f19d5d45d3f7b43dcdFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:21:37 GMTChristie's decision on pig crates down to the wirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25d9ae96246643cdb89601af160b4e6bNEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has until Monday to decide whether to sign a closely watched bill involving pig cages — a piece of legislation seen by many as a gauge of his presidential ambitions.By JILL COLVINaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsState governmentsLegislationExecutive branchAgricultureIndustriesLegislatureConsumer products and servicesPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsNew JerseyIowaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25d9ae96246643cdb89601af160b4e6bFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:05:09 GMTBlack Friday special: prison handicraftshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6920a155da2742889acda31315ade75eTHOMASTON, Maine (AP) — Ken and Judy Carreras got up before sunrise and drove an hour to find their Black Friday treasure — an acorn-shaped birdfeeder crafted by an inmate at Maine State Prison.By PATRICK WHITTLEaGeneral newsAfrican-AmericansGovernment programsGovernment and politicsMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6920a155da2742889acda31315ade75eFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:50:42 GMTNY car dealership roof partly collapses, killing 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5416e9ade49b4e65876a152850ecc19bNEW YORK (AP) — A car dealership's roof partially collapsed and a section of a mezzanine caved in Friday, killing a construction worker trapped by the rubble as three others scrambled to safety, authorities said.aBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5416e9ade49b4e65876a152850ecc19bFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:29:38 GMTMickey Rourke wins exhibition bout in Moscowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd610e6c9cea43819830e85a5470092bMOSCOW (AP) — Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring Friday at the age of 62, defeating a fighter less than half his age in an exhibition bout.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSportsMoviesEntertainmentBoxingMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd610e6c9cea43819830e85a5470092bFri, 28 Nov 2014 19:30:44 GMTOhio State coach offers prayers for missing playerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09a1423e0d3b420aa48047ea945dfa43COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says he's praying that a missing football player is found soon and safely.aGeneral newsSportsAthlete healthCollege footballCoachingFootballCollege sportsColumbusOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09a1423e0d3b420aa48047ea945dfa43Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:47:42 GMTCrime surge accompanies Wyoming oil boomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08b620bdbcbf4bf69fcf0b7c8be84612DOUGLAS, Wyo. (AP) — Law enforcement officials in east-central Wyoming say they're seeing more crimes committed by workers newly arrived to the area's booming oil fields and don't have enough police and jail space to handle the problem.aBusinessGeneral newsCrimeReckless endangermentViolent crimeWyomingUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08b620bdbcbf4bf69fcf0b7c8be84612Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:20:51 GMTBlack Friday gets a little less frenziedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08d9c0b2abc74313ad909097629a8651NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessGeneral newsHolidaysHoliday shoppingCulturesShoppingConsumer electronicsGift shoppingOccasionsLifestylePersonal spendingPersonal financeSocial affairsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesTechnologyNew YorkMissouriNew York CitySt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08d9c0b2abc74313ad909097629a8651Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:22:16 GMTSt Louis gets 1,000th point in Rangers' winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3323879103654328bcd4c7bb6cf3cb2aPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Martin St. Louis reached 1,000 career points with a goal and an assist, Cam Talbot made 26 saves and the New York Rangers beat the slumping Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 Friday.By AARON BRACYsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPhiladelphiaNew York CityPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3323879103654328bcd4c7bb6cf3cb2aFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:23:14 GMTBob Baker, legendary puppeteer, dead at 90http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ba770e3ebf8416887458d4c824a429dLOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Baker, the founder of one of America's oldest puppet theaters, has died. He was 90.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsPuppetryObituariesRecreation and leisureLifestylePerforming artsEntertainmentLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ba770e3ebf8416887458d4c824a429dFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:26:24 GMTDoc rediscovers Bing Crosby's triumphs, tragedieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec54117fbdaa4094b02cde98478bcad8LOS ANGELES (AP) — An upcoming PBS documentary seeks to remind younger generations there was so much more to Bing Crosby than crooning "White Christmas" — from media master to philanthropist to difficult dad.By MIKE CIDONI LENNOXaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentDocumentariesCelebrityCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec54117fbdaa4094b02cde98478bcad8Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:31:12 GMTIconic Mexican comedian 'Chespirito' dies at 85http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90e7bbd5b8f648ab9879fdd875ca23a4MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Televisa television network has announced the death of iconic Mexican comedian Roberto Gomez Bolanos.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentObituariesMexicoLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90e7bbd5b8f648ab9879fdd875ca23a4Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:26:33 GMTChristie vetoes politically charged pig crate billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12f92c60739f44faba76977faade6201NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a politically charged bill that would have banned the use of certain pig cages in the state.By JILL COLVINaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsState governmentsAgricultureIndustriesLegislationLegislaturePresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12f92c60739f44faba76977faade6201Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:53:46 GMTPolice: Blasts at mosque in Nigeria kill 35 peoplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89e037d124e94e7894ce1fc7bc853026KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Multiple explosions tore through the central mosque in Nigeria's second-largest city on Friday, killing 35 people, police said.By IBRAHIM GARBA and CHIKA ODUAHiGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestTerrorismNigeriaKanoWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89e037d124e94e7894ce1fc7bc853026Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:20:49 GMTDellwood mayor seeks aid to rebuild after riotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bec0dafed484ae095274613eac43a3aDELLWOOD, Mo. (AP) — The mayor of a town neighboring Ferguson, Missouri, is calling on state and federal officials to help rebuild following an outbreak of violent protests that destroyed businesses.aGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bec0dafed484ae095274613eac43a3aFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:51:06 GMTAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a61bcd9b9cc4c9d99d8d6afd5cf7f3bKANO, Nigeria (AP) — Police say 35 people were killed in bomb blasts at mosque in northern Nigerian city of Kano .iGeneral newsBombingsNigeriaKanoWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a61bcd9b9cc4c9d99d8d6afd5cf7f3bFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:06:24 GMTAustin police: Man fired 100-plus rounds downtownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6241c71e2534271ad72853fb696b90cAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A gunman who tried to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings in Austin has been identified.By JIM VERTUNOaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAustinTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6241c71e2534271ad72853fb696b90cFri, 28 Nov 2014 21:16:34 GMTOfficial Christmas tree arrives at White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9587e784ccde4d7caf5f4dfbe82e9faaWASHINGTON (AP) — It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House now that the official tree has arrived.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEwGovernment and politicsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9587e784ccde4d7caf5f4dfbe82e9faaFri, 28 Nov 2014 20:26:43 GMT