FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:06:49 -0700College Football Playoff era beginshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a795296fef84318b660894bec425324A new era in college football is here.JOHN MARSHALLsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballHeisman TrophyEventsAuburnAlabamaOregonKentuckyWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a795296fef84318b660894bec425324Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:41:27 GMTFANTASY FEVER: Back to draft board _ who's first?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69b467dc4a2a4e7eb09e0867331e4c73The tail end of the NFL preseason signals something much more festive for tens of millions of fantasy football players around the world: the nearing of draft day.OSKAR GARCIAsSportsFantasy sportsFootballProfessional footballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69b467dc4a2a4e7eb09e0867331e4c73Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:25:06 GMTRise in flags makes NFL defenders wary of contacthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a13532a63f74ebe97990686d8776124A subtle change to the NFL rulebook resulted in an 822 percent increase in illegal contact penalties through three weeks of the preseason.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsCollege footballProfessional footballCollege sportsFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a13532a63f74ebe97990686d8776124Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:51:09 GMTFrance rules out Assad as partner in terror fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c642c4b356b54eab9d454d66af8a14b2PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has ruled out an international partnership with Syria's leader to fight against the Islamic State group, saying any alliance with Bashar Assad would play into the militants' hands.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsFranceSyriaWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c642c4b356b54eab9d454d66af8a14b2Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:28:34 GMTUniversity bets $10 million on poor city's kidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99da7c598dd04d5b8ab085f1cba583f0READING, Pa. (AP) — On the second day of class at Reading Senior High School, teacher Eric Knorr directs his students' attention to the banners hanging on the wall. Syracuse. Temple. Brown. Penn State. All of them brought back by former students who bucked the odds and went to college.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationEducationHigher educationSocial affairsEducation costsReadingPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99da7c598dd04d5b8ab085f1cba583f0Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:45:20 GMTWoman IDs dead, learns about Native beliefshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50d7b3cedd9f400eb96e6cd65a8073ffWINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the history beneath them.FELICIA FONSECAaGeneral newsNative AmericansArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50d7b3cedd9f400eb96e6cd65a8073ffThu, 28 Aug 2014 05:27:07 GMTTestimony wrapping up in former Va. governor trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2036d25729fa4992a93942741018d488RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The jury is set to hear from the final witness in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.LARRY O'DELLaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2036d25729fa4992a93942741018d488Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:19:03 GMTHurricane Cristobal to move toward north Atlantichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4abc515bbf87405cac2604a8ebe388c7MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Cristobal is expected to move rapidly toward the north Atlantic, staying away from Bermuda and passing south of Nova Scotia.aGeneral newsBermudaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4abc515bbf87405cac2604a8ebe388c7Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:56:17 GMTFilipino bishops to counter Islamic State grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71e661e4510549098ff8b3837d6ea2f8MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Leaders of the Philippine Roman Catholic Church, Asia's largest, have vowed to counter extremist religions such as that espoused by Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsManilaPhilippinesSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71e661e4510549098ff8b3837d6ea2f8Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:46:44 GMTNigeria Ebola patient hid from governmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a19cc6601434b4eb37f7d5b06cea2f4ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu says two more Ebola cases exist in the country, raising the number of confirmed cases to 15.BASHIR ADIGUNiGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthNigeriaLagosWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a19cc6601434b4eb37f7d5b06cea2f4Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:40:45 GMTTim Hortons a big part of Canadian identityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/498ab28a1b8c423b927392705af044efTORONTO (AP) — Few things unite Canadians the way Tim Hortons does. For half a century, they have warmed themselves on chilly mornings with the chain's coffee and Timbits — or doughnut holes to Americans.ROB GILLIESiBusinessGeneral newsHockeyProfessional hockeySportsMen's hockeyMen's sportsGovernment and politicsOntarioCanadaTorontoNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/498ab28a1b8c423b927392705af044efThu, 28 Aug 2014 07:12:20 GMTOmaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew memberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b353e51758ae4e5ca64cac0b78c66ab7OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation.MARGERY A. BECKaGeneral newsTelevision programsCrimePoliceTheftViolent crimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsOmahaNebraskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b353e51758ae4e5ca64cac0b78c66ab7Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:15:49 GMTOn Syria, Obama faces questions on Congress' rolehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee5a50f401614e5ba693603b74908456WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama faces a familiar question as he contemplates airstrikes in Syria: Should Congress have a say in his decision?JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsWar and unrestLegislatureGeneral newsSyriaUnited StatesIraqDistrict of ColumbiaMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee5a50f401614e5ba693603b74908456Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:07:06 GMT6 dead, 21 missing in landslide in southwest Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09113ee1d37d4b87bf70e26a536da02fBEIJING (AP) — Six people died and 21 others were missing after a landslide hit a village in southwestern China, Chinese state media reported Thursday.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09113ee1d37d4b87bf70e26a536da02fThu, 28 Aug 2014 08:56:38 GMTIsraelis skeptical of PM's Gaza victory claimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7abf5a7b944944f4b23f617b191fcf6dJERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that Israel achieved a "great military and political" victory over Hamas in the latest round of fighting in the Gaza Strip has met with skepticism from many Israelis, according to a poll published Thursday.PETER ENAViGeneral newsPublic opinionWar and unrestCease firesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsIsraelPalestinian territoriesGaza StripMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7abf5a7b944944f4b23f617b191fcf6dThu, 28 Aug 2014 08:37:59 GMTPoll: Israelis skeptical of PM Gaza victory claimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e866eb82f3a04530ae020bf7608ae928JERUSALEM (AP) — A new poll has shown that a majority of Israelis are skeptical of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that Israel achieved a "great military and political" victory over Hamas in the latest round of fighting in the Gaza Strip.iGeneral newsPublic opinionSocial affairsGovernment and politicsIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e866eb82f3a04530ae020bf7608ae928Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:19:51 GMTTrout hits 30th HR in Angels' 6-1 win over Marlinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da471b86cfa646009f43852913a6a421ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout's bat is a major reason the Los Angeles Angels have the best record in baseball and appear destined to end a four-year postseason drought.JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthCaliforniaOaklandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da471b86cfa646009f43852913a6a421Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:03:24 GMTHK graft cops raid pro-democracy media boss's homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3062e8847a649c591edfa916cb12569HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong anti-corruption police have searched the home of a media magnate who owns a popular pro-democracy newspaper and is known as a critic of Beijing.iBusinessGeneral newsDemocracyMediaGovernment and politicsHong KongBeijingChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3062e8847a649c591edfa916cb12569Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:58:27 GMTGermanwings pilots union plans strike for Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33355a76ebfc4388b4d5c163b435c143BERLIN (AP) — A German union representing pilots says it is planning a new round of strikes in a long-running dispute over wages and early retirement benefits.iBusinessGeneral newsStrikesLabor negotiationsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsPersonnelGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33355a76ebfc4388b4d5c163b435c143Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:28:03 GMTBuy a ticket? Psh! NFL teams selling membershipshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3eb9e2beabab4fca9e15dcb73516518fKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The change made by the Kansas City Chiefs a few years ago was subtle — one word, really — yet it ushered a pronounced change in the way the franchise viewed its most important fans.DAVE SKRETTAfBusinessSportsSports facility constructionSports team ownership changesMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessProfessional footballFootballKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3eb9e2beabab4fca9e15dcb73516518fThu, 28 Aug 2014 07:49:48 GMTExplosion at BP refinery, fire extinguishedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b090888907c4f848ae0b69169518986WHITING, Ind. (AP) — A fire broke out after an explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, which rattled nearby homes.aBusinessGeneral newsFiresExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b090888907c4f848ae0b69169518986Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:48:40 GMTUSC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting lieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb250dbe6a1f4a0d8a4b978f11209d78LOS ANGELES (AP) — Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.GREG BEACHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesCollege footballCoachingAthlete healthCollege sportsFootballEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb250dbe6a1f4a0d8a4b978f11209d78Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:17:25 GMTPosey hits game-ending 2-run homer for Giantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/050ccf3f3d9346b784d51f11fb672ec7SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey hit a game-ending two-run homer for his third clout in two nights, sending the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 4-2 on Wednesday night for Bruce Bochy's 1,600th managerial victory.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/050ccf3f3d9346b784d51f11fb672ec7Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:25:15 GMTCalifornia environmentalists decry feds' fire planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/371dbf3ef94045f890f6867b5ce293e1FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Federal forest officials say they were trying for a balanced approach in new plan to allow loggers to remove dead wood from a massive California wildfire, but environmentalists are calling it a travesty for trees.SCOTT SMITHaGeneral newsEnvironmentFiresEnvironmental conservation and preservationOwlsTreesEnvironmental activismForestsMaterials industryIndustriesBusinessEnvironment and natureAccidents and disastersBirdsAnimalsPlantsNatural disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/371dbf3ef94045f890f6867b5ce293e1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:11:53 GMTNeighbors urge Japan to stick to historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/901025c912fa4c4da6d1784c5ae40cd9TOKYO (AP) — China and South Korea on Thursday urged Japan to stick to history and reflect on its wartime aggression after Tokyo confirmed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a note earlier this year to a ceremony honoring more than a thousand World War II-era war criminals praising their contributions.MARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsWar crimesCabinetsInternational relationsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsJapanTokyoSouth KoreaEast AsiaChinaAsiaGreater Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/901025c912fa4c4da6d1784c5ae40cd9Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:15:57 GMTGun tourism grows in popularity in recent yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f87d7c7a45b4340a8acd423f0067ef3LAS VEGAS (AP) — The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.MICHELLE RINDELSJACQUES BILLEAUDaGeneral newsGun politicsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesLas VegasUnited StatesArizonaNevadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f87d7c7a45b4340a8acd423f0067ef3Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:22:40 GMTIndia urges millions of poor to open bank accountshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf31c632dcc64f24a0d287c7bc100687NEW DELHI (AP) — India's state-owned banks are conducting a massive campaign to open millions of accounts for the poor.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment welfare systemsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf31c632dcc64f24a0d287c7bc100687Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:16:05 GMTTurkey's Erdogan to be sworn in as presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a88673b6bce24f9f930c1fbf26e4d5bbANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Recep Tayyip Erdogan is taking the oath of office as Turkey's first popularly elected president, a position that will keep him in the nation's driving seat for at least another five years.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a88673b6bce24f9f930c1fbf26e4d5bbThu, 28 Aug 2014 06:40:34 GMTA look at the Islamic State militants in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b54ceae78eec4ce399183c77b90c4af5BEIRUT (AP) — As the U.S. strikes Islamic State targets in Iraq, extremists belonging to the same militant group across the border in Syria are capturing new territory and becoming bolder by the day.ZEINA KARAMiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSyriaBaghdadMiddle EastUnited StatesIraqNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b54ceae78eec4ce399183c77b90c4af5Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:40:58 GMTUndersea search for Malaysian plane refinedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6da46a8348464b459b26129f12a3259fCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The massive undersea search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean could be extended farther south based on new satellite analysis, only weeks before the multimillion dollar, yearlong sonar hunt for wreckage is due to begin, officials said Thursday.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAustraliaMalaysiaCanberraOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6da46a8348464b459b26129f12a3259fThu, 28 Aug 2014 08:57:56 GMTPakistani cleric says talks with government failedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fe198c976854f0eafb92aec7e34dfeeISLAMABAD (AP) — A fiery Pakistani cleric who has been leading a mass rally outside parliament demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation says he has "shut the door" on further talks with the government.iGeneral newsPolitical resignationsGovernment and politicsPakistanIslamabadSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fe198c976854f0eafb92aec7e34dfeeThu, 28 Aug 2014 07:57:54 GMTQ&A: Few laws govern children at shooting rangehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b25409a1f0d545119d99289bfd75eedcA 39-year-old firing-range instructor was killed Monday while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an Uzi submachine gun. Charles Vacca's death at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in White Hills, Arizona, has raised questions about allowing young children access to such weapons at firing ranges.GENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsGun politicsWeapons laws and regulationsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment regulationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b25409a1f0d545119d99289bfd75eedcThu, 28 Aug 2014 05:28:06 GMTA flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in S. Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3d5a094f3f44281b4854792993ac506SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat.YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsLifestylePetsDogsRestaurantsMammalsAnimalsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureFood and drinkAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3d5a094f3f44281b4854792993ac506Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:05:12 GMTSweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd4efbee460840e8915104e2a73e9e01SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Soccer joined the growing legal debate over head injuries Wednesday after FIFA and some of the sport's governing bodies in the United States were made the target of a lawsuit seeking new safety rules.PAUL ELIASaHealthSportsInternational soccerAthlete injuriesAthlete healthLegal proceedingsSports governanceSports medicineProfessional soccerCollege sportsSoccerLaw and orderGeneral newsSan FranciscoUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd4efbee460840e8915104e2a73e9e01Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:12:48 GMTWhite House preps legal case for immigration stepshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a4c31c3982944edadd58ae9fbacf02dWASHINGTON (AP) — With impeachment threats and potential lawsuits looming, President Barack Obama knows whatever executive actions he takes on immigration will face intense opposition. So as a self-imposed, end-of-summer deadline to act approaches, Obama's lawyers are carefully crafting a legal rationale they believe will withstand scrutiny and survive any court challenges, administration officials say.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsImmigration policyImmigrationSeparation of powersLegislatureImpeachmentsLaw and orderGeneral newsGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a4c31c3982944edadd58ae9fbacf02dThu, 28 Aug 2014 07:08:03 GMTDubai port operator H1 profits up 26 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed6558b46f7f45ce9481697cd72be77bDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai-based port operator DP World said Thursday its profit rose 26 percent in the first half of the year as it was able to process more cargo thanks to new capacity and a pick-up in global trade.ADAM SCHRECKiBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsDubaiMiddle EastUnited Arab Emirateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed6558b46f7f45ce9481697cd72be77bThu, 28 Aug 2014 08:21:00 GMTPoll: Parents uncomfortable with youth footballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/892f9657a166489481cd77baf4eda362Parents are worried about their children playing football, but most haven't decided to keep their kids from putting on a helmet and stepping onto the field.KURT VOIGTaGeneral newsHealthSportsAthlete healthCoachingHigh school sportsHead injuriesPrimary and secondary educationAthlete injuriesYouth footballYouth sportsParentingHigh school footballInjuriesEducationSocial affairsFootballRelationshipsLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/892f9657a166489481cd77baf4eda362Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:43:36 GMTYour Top Plays for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4dd2c866a8d5455ea5c219de50205ce7Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports GuideThe Associated PresssSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4dd2c866a8d5455ea5c219de50205ce7Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:07:30 GMTWhat to watch in Basketball World Cup group stagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/367e8a1c1b4d4cba95431cb1079f97c4The U.S. and Spain played a pair of classics in the last two Olympic gold-medal games — the Americans winning both — and fans would love to see them meet again in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.BRIAN MAHONEYsSports2014 FIBA Basketball World CupFIBA Basketball World CupInternational basketballMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballEventsProfessional basketballSpainFranceUnited StatesSevilleWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/367e8a1c1b4d4cba95431cb1079f97c4Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:53:35 GMTBaseball Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70bcdc8f32f6463b85fedbbdf546ebfcPITTSBURGH (AP) — Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday.The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsProfessional baseballAthlete healthIllinoisMichiganNew YorkCaliforniaPittsburghPhiladelphiaCubaSan FranciscoNew York CityKansas CitySeattleSt. LouisSan DiegoCincinnatiTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanMissouriWashingtonOhioOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70bcdc8f32f6463b85fedbbdf546ebfcThu, 28 Aug 2014 05:52:45 GMTGlobal stock markets muted, Qantas surgeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c5a78c28b7942ea8654c38af42abbd2TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets were muted Thursday ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan.YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyLeading economic indicatorsFinancial marketsStock marketsJapanTokyoEast AsiaUnited StatesSoutheast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c5a78c28b7942ea8654c38af42abbd2Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:34:06 GMTRevised estimate of Q2 growth likely to stay solidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77fc5733916f44018f27cf9bed70b8beWASHINGTON (AP) — After a grim start to the year, the economy roared back to life in the spring, supporting expectations that the second half of 2014 will turn out far better than the first half.MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomic outlookEconomyConsumer spendingRecessions and depressionsLabor economyLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77fc5733916f44018f27cf9bed70b8beThu, 28 Aug 2014 07:02:48 GMTCorrection: Thailand-Six-Legged Livestock storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3c30cc0a18f4b33960843df6e9b3bddTHANON NANG KLARN, Thailand (AP) — In a story Aug. 25 about insects being raised for food around the world, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the first cricket farm in the United States will open this year in Youngstown, Pennsylvania. The farm is in Youngstown, Ohio, and is now operating.iBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleInsectsAgricultureNutritionAnimalsZoologyBiologyScienceIndustriesHealthThailandSoutheast AsiaYoungstownUnited StatesChinaGhanaOhioAsiaNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast AsiaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3c30cc0a18f4b33960843df6e9b3bddThu, 28 Aug 2014 07:44:06 GMTStrategic Ukraine town under rebel controlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dba716162384f9bb7e3433823233f56NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict.iGeneral newsUkraineDonetskEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0dba716162384f9bb7e3433823233f56Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:36:43 GMTNew stands let US Open fans see stars practicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d13acb1a8adc45a8a086b1734bc288ffNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Open fans can't seem to get enough of practice.JAMES MARTINEZsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsNew York CityUnited StatesQueensNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d13acb1a8adc45a8a086b1734bc288ffThu, 28 Aug 2014 08:03:03 GMTWhat to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at ithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3f168474d2c480fb6c3a72a819095e5NEW YORK (AP) — American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after becoming the youngest player to win a match in the tournament since 1996.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisMen's tennisEventsWomen's sportsMen's sportsUnited StatesNew York CityQueensNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3f168474d2c480fb6c3a72a819095e5Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:05:17 GMTGerman unemployment ticks up slightly in Augusthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc473eddddc847928e443773f3861756BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Federal Labor Office says the country's jobless rate ticked up slightly to 6.7 percent in August as 30,000 more people joined the ranks of the unemployed.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyLabor economyLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsLeading economic indicatorsGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc473eddddc847928e443773f3861756Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:51:14 GMTWawrinka gets into tiff with fan in US Open winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/885ae4e6f11e4daaa1786f43cad1b2cfNEW YORK (AP) — In the heat of the moment, locked in a suddenly tight match after midnight at Flushing Meadows, Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka snapped at a rowdy spectator, telling him to "Shut up."HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisMen's tennisMen's sportsEventsCommodity marketsFinancial marketsBusinessNew York CityUnited StatesQueensNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/885ae4e6f11e4daaa1786f43cad1b2cfThu, 28 Aug 2014 05:41:27 GMTHuge waves wow throngs in Southern Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/804f8f3b14be485c8ea5a68fb4ef7d25NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti. Beaches are thronged with wave riders and crowds are coming to watch the action even as seaside communities try to stave off damage from the ocean onslaught.GILLIAN FLACCUSaGeneral newsBig wave surfingCoastlines and beachesStormsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersWeatherSurfingSportsEnvironment and natureIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaLos AngelesSanta AnaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/804f8f3b14be485c8ea5a68fb4ef7d25Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:57:23 GMTHow the AP-GfK poll was conductedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf455de51ee14c00950663bcc98115b0The Associated Press-GfK poll on children's sports and injuries was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications July 24-28. It is based on online interviews of 1,044 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.The Associated PressaGeneral newsHealthSportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf455de51ee14c00950663bcc98115b0Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:45:04 GMT