FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:35:00 -0800Heat win LeBron's Miami return, top Cavs 101-91http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99d6cbd88fd54463b671ecbc80af7a8cMIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade scored 24 of his 31 points in the first half, Luol Deng finished with 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and the Miami Heat beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James' first game back at his former home 101-91 on Thursday.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsMiamiClevelandFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennesseehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99d6cbd88fd54463b671ecbc80af7a8cFri, 26 Dec 2014 01:10:50 GMTPotential Revel casino buyer wants discounthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/985a5d891fc045c28702071a0978a53aATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Florida developer in line to purchase the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City says in court filings that the auction for the property wasn't run fairly and he wants an $8 million discount.aBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/985a5d891fc045c28702071a0978a53aThu, 25 Dec 2014 19:22:59 GMTSaudi to dig into reserves for 2015 budgethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd73a4a930924f29987781e9671a07daRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Cabinet on Thursday endorsed a 2015 budget that projects a slight increase in spending and a significant drop in revenues due to sliding oil prices, resulting in a nearly $39 billion deficit.By ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI and AYA BATRAWYiBusinessGeneral newsPricesLabor economyEconomyGovernment payGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsEconomic policyGovernment policyUnited Arab EmiratesSaudi ArabiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd73a4a930924f29987781e9671a07daThu, 25 Dec 2014 17:49:48 GMTDetente spawns Cuban worry on US migration rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a81032efb444e75b8b735de24cbf7d5HAVANA (AP) — Like tens of thousands of Cubans, Gerardo Luis wants to get to the United States and he's suddenly worried that time may be running out.By BEN FOX and ANNE-MARIE GARCIAiGeneral newsImmigration policyImmigrationPassports and visasGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsTravelLifestyleCubaHavanaUnited StatesFloridaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a81032efb444e75b8b735de24cbf7d5Thu, 25 Dec 2014 19:01:42 GMTJohn Wall, Wizards outclass Knicks, 102-91http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6212dd99838b43d795d650e0e68d11a9NEW YORK (AP) — John Wall is fast and flashy, a showman who practices 360-degree layups and then pulls them off in games.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsMen's basketballViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6212dd99838b43d795d650e0e68d11a9Thu, 25 Dec 2014 21:01:05 GMTWestbrook scores 34, lifts Thunder over Spurshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07c9415b3ee14da88e9c740e07f673dbSAN ANTONIO (AP) — Russell Westbrook smiled as he walked off the court in San Antonio, blowing a kiss to a spectator and waving at the few Oklahoma City Thunder fans in attendance.By RAUL DOMINGUEZsSportsMen's sportsNBA FinalsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballEventsTexasSan AntonioOklahoma CityDuncanUnited StatesNorth AmericaOklahomahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07c9415b3ee14da88e9c740e07f673dbThu, 25 Dec 2014 23:57:26 GMTWashington crosses Delaware _ with better weatherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a16b6e26c06945c6bc036cd836505d77TITUSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — George Washington made his Christmas Day trip across the Delaware River — with considerably better weather than the first time.aGeneral newsWeatherNew JerseyTrentonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a16b6e26c06945c6bc036cd836505d77Thu, 25 Dec 2014 23:15:13 GMTAP PHOTOS: Fresh donkey milk for sale on streets of Chilehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36769f752bf446eab31f54a9842aee0SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Ricardo Alegria is a different sort of milk man. For a quarter century or more, he and his brother Marco have led donkeys through the streets of Chile's capital, milking them on the spot for customers.iGeneral newsChileSantiagoSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36769f752bf446eab31f54a9842aee0Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:29:31 GMTDC's panda cub Bao Bao back down from treehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/314a2aee5be746909b597095d9c8f507WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Zoo's panda cub Bao Bao is back with her mom after spending more than 24 hours in a tree, where she went after being startled by a tool zookeepers use to contain animals.wGeneral newsAnimalsTreesZoological parksBearsMammalsPlantsRecreation and leisureLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/314a2aee5be746909b597095d9c8f507Thu, 25 Dec 2014 22:03:40 GMTProtesters in Mexico slam German weapons supplierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bf5f706631546db90d2fbb8231cbf56MEXICO CITY (AP) — Protesters in Mexico claim that German arms manufacturers exported rifles to a corrupt local police department implicated in the disappearance of 43 students.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsMissing personsPolitical and civil unrestMexicoMexico CityGermanyNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5bf5f706631546db90d2fbb8231cbf56Thu, 25 Dec 2014 20:56:57 GMTSnow-capped summits give Hawaii a white Christmashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98ff244a746d4458be57fa3112e0e556HONOLULU (AP) — A rare blizzard that dusted two island mountaintops gave tourists and residents in Hawaii a white Christmas.aGeneral newsOdditiesTravelWeather forecastsLifestyleWeatherStormsWinter weatherHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98ff244a746d4458be57fa3112e0e556Thu, 25 Dec 2014 19:56:47 GMTLawmakers promise to help strapped oil-patch townshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0a8f067b8184fa690b3095bb228112dBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Relief could be on the horizon for strapped public services in the Northern Plains' booming oil patch, as elected leaders in Montana and North Dakota move to steer more money into the region during the states' upcoming legislative sessions.By MATTHEW BROWN and JAMES MacPHERSONaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSmall businessState legislatureState governmentsMunicipal governmentsLegislatureLocal governmentsEnergy industryIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsGovernment financeLegislationMontanaNorth DakotaBillingsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0a8f067b8184fa690b3095bb228112dThu, 25 Dec 2014 17:35:00 GMTAt 101, dedicated union rep is calling it quitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9adab588cbeb43df8eb1b0f9283fe382NEW YORK (AP) — At 101, Charlie Ponti has finally decided to retire for good — probably.By DEEPTI HAJELAaBusinessGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLabor issuesNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9adab588cbeb43df8eb1b0f9283fe382Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:58:20 GMTCalifornia plane crash victims were father and sonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a406d9280c1c45af8dda5e6cc91e2ed0SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say the victims of a small plane crash in Northern California were a father and son.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a406d9280c1c45af8dda5e6cc91e2ed0Thu, 25 Dec 2014 19:20:44 GMTFather of pilot captured by IS pleads for releasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10745999350b40ac82517506353b9640AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State group in Syria pleaded for his son's release on Thursday, asking him to treat him well in captivity as a fellow Muslim.By OMAR AKOUR and DIAA HADIDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestAmmanJordanSyriaMiddle EastIraqUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10745999350b40ac82517506353b9640Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:36:06 GMTIraq seeks Turkish support in fight against IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42c839cb27f24e55b2143aeaa652846dANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Iraq and Turkey on Thursday discussed cooperation in countering the threat posed by the Islamic State group, including an Iraqi request for intelligence sharing and the possible delivery of Turkish arms to Iraqi forces, Iraq's prime minister said.  By SUZAN FRASERiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTurkeySyriaIraqMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42c839cb27f24e55b2143aeaa652846dThu, 25 Dec 2014 17:40:29 GMTObama's Christmas in Hawaii: Carols, calls to US troopshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f62e416e4f04dc28daac2406cdfd87fKAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — President Barack Obama celebrated Christmas by singing carols and opening gifts with his family at their vacation home in Hawaii.By JOSH LEDERMANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleUnited StatesHawaiiNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f62e416e4f04dc28daac2406cdfd87fThu, 25 Dec 2014 21:16:36 GMTCapacity crowds pack screenings of 'The Interview'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a1ccd0a88ac43c198fc45d4507c450dNEW YORK (AP) — Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event.By HILLEL ITALIEaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentDocumentariesOnline mediaGovernment and politicsMediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesNorth KoreaManhattanNew York CityArkansasEast AsiaAsiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a1ccd0a88ac43c198fc45d4507c450dThu, 25 Dec 2014 23:36:03 GMT3-week-old puppies pilfered on Christmas morninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae05276d48004a8f8c69d62bfe78e2c2WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — With no cash to offer their burglars, an Ohio couple was robbed of their four puppies on Christmas morning instead.aGeneral newsWoosterOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae05276d48004a8f8c69d62bfe78e2c2Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:52:26 GMTMan in a kayak helps nab suspected mail thiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70271f53efe749e3bf27734b12fea815SAMMAMISH, Wash. (AP) — A fast-paddling good Samaritan in a kayak helped sheriff's deputies in Washington state nab a suspected Christmas mail thief.aGeneral newsOdditiesTheftCrimeWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70271f53efe749e3bf27734b12fea815Thu, 25 Dec 2014 20:51:11 GMTBear loose in suburban Phoenix is finally wrangledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/950750bf399445c6a5f107767a576095MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona wildlife managers say they believe the black bear that was spotted twice this week in a Phoenix suburb but eluded capture finally has been caught.aGeneral newsOdditiesScienceAnimalsBearsWildlifeMammalsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementMesaPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/950750bf399445c6a5f107767a576095Thu, 25 Dec 2014 18:39:21 GMT$485K raised for family in jet crash into homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d691706c118f4ec280e3095a04748383GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Donors have given a huge Christmas gift to the surviving relatives of a Maryland mother and her two young sons who were killed when a jet crashed into their home earlier this month.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d691706c118f4ec280e3095a04748383Thu, 25 Dec 2014 21:59:48 GMTUS traveler released from East Timor jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb6c3eb808a24234afed90a166b7b79dPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A U.S. traveler detained for months in East Timor has been released from prison.By STEVEN DUBOISaGeneral newsDiplomacyCrimeInternational relationsGovernment and politicsEast TimorOregonUnited StatesSoutheast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb6c3eb808a24234afed90a166b7b79dThu, 25 Dec 2014 20:18:53 GMT'Sons of Liberty' tells tale of America's foundershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c4e6b936740496585ae2e2c0447de99BOSTON (AP) — Don't let the powdered wigs and oil paintings fool you: Samuel Adams, John Hancock and the other eventual Americans who changed the course of history were a ragtag band of secretive and sometimes mischievous young radicals.By PAIGE SUTHERLANDaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c4e6b936740496585ae2e2c0447de99Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:57:11 GMTTrial delayed pending FBI ruse ruling in Las Vegashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ff60e6562aa4147ae4b43a753cddc7cLAS VEGAS (AP) — Trial has been postponed pending a federal judge's ruling on whether the FBI improperly entered Las Vegas Strip hotel suites without a warrant before arresting and accusing a Malaysian businessman and his son of illegal Internet gambling.aGeneral newsIllegal gamblingNational courtsArrestsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ff60e6562aa4147ae4b43a753cddc7cThu, 25 Dec 2014 22:36:21 GMTHundreds of theaters begin screening 'The Interview'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/091e0794eca34a8c8d879586513c424dNEW YORK (AP) — Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event.By HILLEL ITALIEhtBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentDocumentariesOnline mediaGame consolesGovernment and politicsMediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesConsumer electronicsTechnologyGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyleNorth KoreaManhattanNew York CityArkansasEast AsiaAsiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/091e0794eca34a8c8d879586513c424dThu, 25 Dec 2014 21:18:44 GMTObama 's Christmas in Hawaii: Carols, relax on the beachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d1bb80358644a4499c8cc421d9c092eKAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — President Barack Obama celebrated Christmas in Hawaii by singing carols at home before spending the afternoon on the beach.By JOSH LEDERMANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMilitary facilitiesHolidaysMilitary and defenseOccasionsLifestyleHawaiiUnited StatesHonoluluNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d1bb80358644a4499c8cc421d9c092eThu, 25 Dec 2014 21:57:51 GMTNevada goats help eat, recycle Christmas treeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3abe5d897e54c3da0d29c332ef776bdRENO, Nev. (AP) — Goats are known to eat just about anything, but it didn't dawn on Vince Thomas until recently that the menu might include Christmas trees.aGeneral newsOdditiesTreesHolidaysOccasionsLifestylePlantsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessEco-friendly practicesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWaste managementRenoNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3abe5d897e54c3da0d29c332ef776bdThu, 25 Dec 2014 19:33:52 GMTLakers' Kobe Bryant sidelined again by sorenesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2077231924df4e47b2d9857a9407a1baCHICAGO (AP) — Kobe Bryant sat out his second straight game to rest his sore body, missing the Los Angeles Lakers' contest Thursday night against the Chicago Bulls.sSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2077231924df4e47b2d9857a9407a1baFri, 26 Dec 2014 01:23:30 GMTParties assess variables looking at 2016 maphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b999fa4c6b4646b09ee59a811e423742A look at some key factors as the 2016 presidential race begins to take shape:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsRace and ethnicityUnited States Presidential ElectionHispanicsPrimary electionsElectoral collegeSocial issuesSocial affairsNational electionsEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b999fa4c6b4646b09ee59a811e423742Thu, 25 Dec 2014 22:37:46 GMTSaudi women drivers referred to terrorism courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20a4732aec5d4afeb9e574ee730d20bfDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two Saudi women detained for nearly a month in defiance of a ban on females driving were referred on Thursday to a court established to try terrorism cases, several people close to the defendants said.By AYA BATRAWYiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial mediaOnline mediaCrimeTerrorismPolitical activismSocial issuesSocial affairsMediaWar and unrestPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsUnited Arab EmiratesDubaiSaudi ArabiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20a4732aec5d4afeb9e574ee730d20bfThu, 25 Dec 2014 17:19:45 GMTMilitants attack African Union base; 9 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ded7370b88364ef8b3bb0b274bc53ecbNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen attacked the African Union's main base in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Thursday leading to an exchange of gunfire between militants and soldiers that killed at least nine people, including three soldiers, an official with the mission in Somalia said.By ABDI GULEDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestSomaliaKenyaMogadishuEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ded7370b88364ef8b3bb0b274bc53ecbFri, 26 Dec 2014 00:17:22 GMTJapan inflation, industrial output weaken in Novhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/156fdc32ceea473283e2863ff17dd999TOKYO (AP) — Japan says its inflation rate eased slightly in November as household spending dropped, hindering the government's effort to get the world's third-largest economy out of recession and back to sustainable growth.iGeneral newsPricesEconomyRecessions and depressionsBusinessJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/156fdc32ceea473283e2863ff17dd999Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:48:29 GMTVon Miller bounces back from tough 2013 seasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bb6c7bdfea14d718f44007f27b0b69aENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The extra pounds are gone and so is the weight off Von Miller's shoulders.By ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsAthlete injuriesSports transactionsNFL Pro BowlProfessional footballAthlete healthSports businessEventsFootballColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bb6c7bdfea14d718f44007f27b0b69aThu, 25 Dec 2014 23:30:36 GMTObama personal chef to hang up apron after 6 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbdff0a1ca1b4aaabcacd1122b1b4e22WASHINGTON (AP) — Political advisers, chiefs of staff, press secretaries and national security advisers have come and gone in the nearly six years Barack Obama has been president. Now, the White House chef also is hanging it up.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEwFood and drinkLifestyleGovernment and politicsHealthy eatingChefsChild nutritionChild and teen healthNutritionHealthDiet and exerciseObesityDiseases and conditionsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbdff0a1ca1b4aaabcacd1122b1b4e22Thu, 25 Dec 2014 23:44:40 GMTMan shot with stun gun dies at border crossinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e408e38b79524c8db3b7051d08b98bc8SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 40-year-old U.S. citizen died after a border inspector shot him with a stun gun at the nation's busiest crossing, authorities said Thursday.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBorder securityMilitary and defenseSan DiegoUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e408e38b79524c8db3b7051d08b98bc8Thu, 25 Dec 2014 22:37:27 GMTKey developments in case of 2 slain NYPD officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6254ef658a374f0dbd0781a5cbbf5013Two New York police officers were ambushed last weekend by Ismaaiyl Brinsley after he had made threatening posts online, including references to high-profile cases of white police officers killing unarmed black men and a vow to put "wings on pigs." After shooting the officers, Brinsley ran into a Brooklyn subway station and committed suicide.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesExtortion and threatsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriArrestsCrimeViolent crimeEventsLaw and orderQueensNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6254ef658a374f0dbd0781a5cbbf5013Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:41:06 GMTIsraeli man, daughter wounded in West Bank attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/953c5d3b47e147479d0347bc134c9556JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says a young Israeli girl and her father were wounded in the West Bank when a firebomb was thrown at their car on a road near Palestinian villages.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsWest BankPalestinian territoriesIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/953c5d3b47e147479d0347bc134c9556Thu, 25 Dec 2014 18:08:10 GMTPower returns to Mississippi town after twisterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e451323460049df848303a550faa1b1COLUMBIA, Miss. (AP) — Workers restored power Thursday to tornado-scarred Columbia, while volunteers helped clear rubble, cover roofs and do whatever else they could to help the Mississippi town recover.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherNatural disastersTornadoesAccidents and disastersMississippiLaurelUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e451323460049df848303a550faa1b1Thu, 25 Dec 2014 23:11:25 GMTPresident Obama's Hawaii vacation: Day 6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/413ac292cd06482cbf4d2cbadd8da36eKAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama spent the sixth day of their holiday vacation in Hawaii on Thursday:aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleHawaiiHonoluluUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/413ac292cd06482cbf4d2cbadd8da36eThu, 25 Dec 2014 22:15:26 GMTSpokesman: George H.W. Bush remains in hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83c82cf65a46499ba3b438556d248f78HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush will remain hospitalized through Christmas Day after experiencing shortness of breath two days ago.aGeneral newsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83c82cf65a46499ba3b438556d248f78Thu, 25 Dec 2014 23:28:37 GMTPower returns to Mississippi town after stormhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/324565f4c87c4e6aa403b10cee261ee7COLUMBIA, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say they have restored all power in the Mississippi town of Columbia, two days after a powerful tornado swept through, killing four people.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsMississippiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/324565f4c87c4e6aa403b10cee261ee7Thu, 25 Dec 2014 22:15:20 GMTCalifornia officials issue caramel apple warninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56113c07a61541cd947d56ff5d37aa59SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California health officials are warning people not to eat Happy Apple brand caramel apples after they were recalled over concerns they could be contaminated with listeria.aGeneral newsFood and drinkLifestyleCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56113c07a61541cd947d56ff5d37aa59Thu, 25 Dec 2014 23:24:31 GMTK-State's Snyder still penning old-school noteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2968cfe7a7e24214a48794cdd70cf340MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The letters come on Kansas State stationery, always written in purple, felt-tip pen. The scrawling handwriting is unmistakable, the looping letters clear and distinct.By DAVE SKRETTAsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballProfessional footballKansasManhattanNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2968cfe7a7e24214a48794cdd70cf340Thu, 25 Dec 2014 18:35:27 GMTFormer TE Ben Utecht delivers musical messagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25f6abc0222b469e8bf8aebf93a318f6Concussions drove Ben Utecht out of pro football five years ago.By BARRY WILNERsSportsAthlete injuriesMusicHead injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballEntertainmentArts and entertainmentInjuriesHealthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25f6abc0222b469e8bf8aebf93a318f6Thu, 25 Dec 2014 18:32:42 GMTJames receives mixed reaction in return to Miamihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d634050262b43aab81156ec04f416feMIAMI (AP) — LeBron James was running the gamut of emotions Thursday when he arrived at the arena that he called home for the past four seasons.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d634050262b43aab81156ec04f416feThu, 25 Dec 2014 23:41:49 GMTSwollen streams strand 62 hikers, some for dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed8ce3acc88945b595cc61066fc5c51dKAPAA, Hawaii (AP) — Firefighters in Hawaii rescued more than 60 hikers, including some who were stranded for days, when heavy rain made streams too swollen to cross on the island of Kauai.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherSearch and rescue effortsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed8ce3acc88945b595cc61066fc5c51dThu, 25 Dec 2014 22:00:34 GMTStreaming release of 'Interview' test for industryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f01d9f03d8b4894a0e86a5b92510c78ATLANTA (AP) — Sony's "The Interview" has been a hacking target, a punchline and a political lightning rod. Now, with its release online at the same time it debuts in theaters, it has a new role: a test for a new kind of movie release.By MAE ANDERSONhtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyMoviesEntertainmentMovie rentalEntertainment and media technologyOnline mediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessMedia distributionMediaConsumer products and servicesProducts and servicesCorporate newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsNorth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f01d9f03d8b4894a0e86a5b92510c78Thu, 25 Dec 2014 18:11:16 GMTDetroit teen shot while playing with gun at homehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6147342150540c8a9167d6fcd579ee2DETROIT (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old Detroit boy was shot in the head while he and friends played with a gun in the basement of a home.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6147342150540c8a9167d6fcd579ee2Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:46:45 GMTPaws by Claus: Santa delivers for animal shelterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0710c8eee1ec4db8bfca6e98e4f1b3afMADISON, N.J. (AP) — Santa Claus went to work on Christmas Day for an animal shelter.aOdditiesAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0710c8eee1ec4db8bfca6e98e4f1b3afThu, 25 Dec 2014 23:20:11 GMT