FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Jul 2014 07:56:03 -0700Israeli PM says Hamas must be held accountable (AP) —TIA GOLDENBERGKARIN LAUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsTerritorial disputesDiplomacyWar casualtiesCease firesMissing personsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsIsraelPalestinian territoriesMiddle EastEgyptCairoGaza StripGazaQatarNorth AfricaAfrica, 22 Jul 2014 14:04:09 GMTWorking-class whites lose voting dominance in Ohio, Ohio (AP) — For the first time, working-class whites make up less than half of Ohio's eligible voters, part of a demographic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that is pushing political parties to widen their appeal beyond the once-dominant bloc.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsAfrican-AmericansRace and ethnicityCampaignsVotingDemographicsSocial issuesSocial affairsNational electionsOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:20:47 GMTUS consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year.wBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyFinancial servicesIndustries, 22 Jul 2014 14:48:44 GMTCalifornia firm issues nationwide fruit recall, Calif. (AP) — A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concerns of possible listeria contamination.aBusinessGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:07:48 GMT11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die, Nigeria (AP) — Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsKidnappingCrimeGovernment and politicsNigeriaWest AfricaCameroonAfrica, 22 Jul 2014 14:11:24 GMTHospitalized Nazi guard suspect, 89, gets bail (AP) — A judge in Philadelphia has granted bail to an 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect who's been hospitalized while awaiting extradition to Germany.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsNazismWar crimesCriminal investigationsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsWar and unrestCrimePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 14:36:22 GMTComcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups (AP) — Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace than a year ago and video subscriber losses moderated.htBusinessTechnologyFinancial performanceCorporate newsTelecommunicationsIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulations, 22 Jul 2014 14:22:53 GMTFederal appeals court deals blow to health law (AP) — A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.wBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policy, 22 Jul 2014 14:43:12 GMTFederal appeals court delivers serious setback to Obama health care law (AP) — Federal appeals court delivers serious setback to Obama health care law .wBusinessGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulations, 22 Jul 2014 14:24:59 GMTMan accused of enslaving woman to be sentenced (AP) — A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio could receive life in prison when he's sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Youngstown.aGeneral newsForced laborCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderYoungstownOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 14:25:46 GMTLegal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum (AP) — The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle is headed to the Museum of History and Industry.tTravelLifestyleMuseumsRecreation and leisureLeisure travelSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:50:41 GMTJetBlue pilot among 6 arrested in Boston drug bust (AP) — A JetBlue pilot from Florida is among six people arrested by Boston police over the weekend in an investigation of drug dealing incidents near the Boston Common.tTravelLifestyleDrug-related crimeArrestsCrimeCriminal investigationsGeneral newsLaw and orderBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 14:39:58 GMTCambodian political rivals say agreement reached PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's yearlong political deadlock appeared to be resolved Tuesday as Prime Minister Hun Sen and his rivals agreed on political reforms and the opposition agreed in turn to end its boycott of parliament.SOPHENG CHEANGiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsBoycottsGeneral electionsElectionsPolitical and civil unrestCambodiaPhnom PenhSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 13:17:23 GMTPitcher testifies on etiquette for hitting batter, Conn. (AP) — A former major league pitcher says he didn't intentionally throw at batter Jose Offerman during a 2007 independent minor league game that resulted in a bat-wielding brawl.aGeneral newsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBridgeportConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:31:02 GMTMilitary exercises delay flights throughout China (AP) — China's airline regulator has warned travelers to expect flight delays at 12 airports through mid-August, and an airport employee said military exercises are the reason.tTravelLifestyleAir travel disruptionsTransportationGeneral newsGovernment and politicsChinaShanghaiGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 14:32:02 GMTFire burns in industrial part of North Dakota town, N.D. (AP) — A massive fire broke out early Tuesday at an oil supply company in an industrial part of the western North Dakota oil patch town of Williston.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersAccidentsWillistonNorth DakotaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 14:02:28 GMTBoehner: No border money without policy changes (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'nuhr) says the public won't support spending money on the border crisis unless Congress makes policy changes to return migrant kids home faster.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsKids and moneyImmigrationPersonal financeBusinessSocial issuesSocial affairs, 22 Jul 2014 14:40:28 GMTMan charged in Oklahoma with child abuse in Kenya CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been charged with sexually abusing boys and girls while volunteering at an organization in Kenya that assists neglected children.aGeneral newsCrimes against childrenCrimeKenyaOklahomaUnited StatesNairobiEast AfricaAfricaNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 14:43:24 GMTNational WWII Museum welcomes 4 millionth visitor ORLEANS (AP) — The National WWII Museum has capped a record-breaking fiscal year with another milestone: welcoming its four-millionth visitor since its founding in 2000.tTravelLifestyleMuseumsWorld War IIRecreation and leisureLeisure travelEventsLouisianaNew OrleansUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 14:34:54 GMTTurkey: police detained for 'spying' and wiretaps, Turkey (AP) — Turkish police raided the homes of colleagues on Tuesday, detaining dozens of officers on suspicion of "spying" or of illegally wiretapping government officials, including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkey's spy chief, news reports and officials said.SUZAN FRASERiGeneral newsEspionageArrestsGovernment and politicsCrimeLaw and orderTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 13:57:48 GMTClarification: GM-Recalls-Rental Cars story (AP) — In a story July 16, The Associated Press reported that General Motors became the first big automaker to support legislation barring rental-car companies from renting or selling vehicles subject to a recall. The story should have specified that current law bans car dealerships only from selling new cars under recall, not used recalled cars.fBusinessCar rentalProducts and servicesCorporate newsTravelLifestyleIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulations, 22 Jul 2014 14:14:42 GMTMcDonald's profit slips; US sales decline BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's Corp. said its profit slipped in the second quarter as sales in the U.S. continued to flag.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:04:04 GMTUS home sales increase 2.6 percent in June (AP) — Sales of previously owned homes rose for a third straight month in June, pushing activity to the highest level in eight months and providing evidence that housing is regaining lost momentum.wBusinessGeneral newsHome salesHome sellingHome buyingEconomyReal estateResidential real estateLifestyle, 22 Jul 2014 14:33:16 GMTWright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum, Ohio (AP) — The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.tTravelLifestyleMuseumsSiblingsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessRecreation and leisureLeisure travelRelationshipsDaytonOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 14:25:17 GMTEgypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks (AP) — The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary step to avoid sustained violence.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestDiplomacyCease firesInternational relationsEgyptPalestinian territoriesIsraelMiddle EastGaza StripUnited StatesNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:28:14 GMTHunt on for large, exotic snake in New Jersey lake, N.J. (AP) — Traps have been set for a large exotic snake that animal control officers and a private reptile expert have been hunting for in New Jersey's Lake Hopatcong (hoh-PAHT'-cong).aGeneral newsSnakesLakesAnimalsWater environmentReptilesEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnvironmentNew JerseyNewtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 14:13:25 GMTSaudi stock market to allow foreign investment, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Saudi government has approved a measure that will open the country's stock market to direct foreign investment next year, news that sent the exchange surging Tuesday to its highest level in nearly seven years.iBusinessGeneral newsSaudi ArabiaMiddle East, 22 Jul 2014 13:45:01 GMTCrash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city, Ukraine (AP) — Bodies of those killed in the Malaysia Airlines crash reached Ukrainian government-controlled territory Tuesday, leaving a war zone en route to the Netherlands after delays and haphazard treatment that put pressure on European foreign ministers to impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia.SERGEI CHUZAVKOVJOHN-THOR DAHLBURGiGeneral newsInternational incidentsInternational relationsAccidentsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestAccidents and disastersTransportationLocal governmentsForeign policyGovernment policyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessUkraineKharkivMoscowRussiaEuropeNetherlandsBrusselsKievFranceMalaysiaEastern EuropeWestern EuropeBelgiumSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 14:48:22 GMTTyphoon deaths rise to 151 as China reports more (AP) — The death toll from the strongest typhoon to hit China's south in decades was raised to 46 on Tuesday, increasing the overall toll to 151 people dead in three countries just before a second storm approaches land.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsTyphoon Rammasun 2014Natural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsChinaTaiwanEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 14:02:07 GMTMan guilty of cliff push faces August sentencing, Maine (AP) — Prosecutors and a defense attorney for a man convicted of bashing his wife's head with a rock and pushing her off a cliff say the man's sentencing will likely take place next month.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:57:15 GMTWild's Vanek helping federal probe in New York, N.Y. (AP) — Minnesota Wild left wing Thomas Vanek says he's cooperating with federal authorities conducting an investigation in Rochester.aGeneral newsSportsCriminal investigationsLaw and orderCrimeProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsRochesterNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:54:05 GMTCourt rules France responsible in toxic algae case (AP) — A French court has found the state responsible for the 2009 death of a horse on a Brittany beach killed by toxic algae.ELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsAnimalsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 13:14:17 GMTShakhtar midfielder says players' lives at risk Costa says he and his fellow players who are refusing to return to Ukrainian champion Shakhtar Donetsk do so because the conflict in the country puts their lives at risk.The Associated PressaGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashUEFA Champions LeagueSoccerMen's sportsEventsInternational soccerGovernment and politicsKharkivUkraineDonetskDnipropetrovskKievRussiaLatin America and CaribbeanEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 13:37:04 GMTMarlboro maker Altria's 2Q profit stays flat, Va. (AP) — Marlboro maker Altria Group posted flat second-quarter earnings Tuesday as higher prices helped to offset decline in the number of cigarettes it sold.fBusinessCorporate stockFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureRichmondUnited StatesVirginiaNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:58:41 GMTTropical depression moving westward in Atlantic (AP) — A tropical depression is moving west in the Atlantic and is expected to degenerate over the next few days.aGeneral newsWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersStorms, 22 Jul 2014 14:47:50 GMTUS home sales increase 2.6 percent to 5.04 million, fastest pace in 8 months (AP) — US home sales increase 2.6 percent to 5.04 million, fastest pace in 8 months.wBusinessGeneral newsHome salesHome sellingEconomyReal estateResidential real estateLifestyle, 22 Jul 2014 14:02:03 GMT'X-Men' VR experience coming to Comic-Con ANGELES (AP) — Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X.htArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentVirtual reality technologyComic-Con InternationalTechnologyEventsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 14:42:54 GMTStocks open higher; Comcast, Lockheed gain YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are moving higher in early trading as more companies turn in solid earnings reports.aBusinessGeneral newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock marketsFinancial markets, 22 Jul 2014 13:57:38 GMTDetroit retirees back pension cuts by a landslide (AP) — A year after filing for bankruptcy, Detroit is building momentum to get out, especially after workers and retirees voted in favor of major pension changes just a few weeks before a judge holds a crucial trial that could end the largest public filing in U.S. history.aBusinessGeneral newsBankruptcy figuresGovernment pensions and social securityState governmentsEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsFinancial performanceCorporate newsProducts and servicesDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:12:58 GMTUS stock futures climb as earnings reports roll in YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures pointed higher early Tuesday as more corporate earnings rolled in. Shares in the restaurant chain Chipotle and the cable company Comcast surged after they reported results that were better than Wall Street expected.aBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesStock marketsFinancial marketsTelecommunicationsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 13:23:29 GMTJakarta governor wins Indonesian presidency, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo, who captured the hearts of millions of Indonesians with his common man image, won the country's presidential election with 53 percent of the vote, officials said Tuesday.NINIEK KARMINIALI KOTARUMALOSiGeneral newsElectionsVotingGovernment and politicsNational electionsIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJava, 22 Jul 2014 14:27:08 GMTMd. parents allegedly locked up autistic twin sons (AP) — Police in Maryland say a couple kept their autistic, 22-year-old twin sons locked in a basement room at night with no furniture and only a tiny window for light.wGeneral newsDevelopmental disordersDiseases and conditionsHealth, 22 Jul 2014 14:10:14 GMTCooler weather aids crews fighting Washington fire, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history.Associated PressaGeneral newsPower outagesWeatherFiresAccidents and disastersNatural disastersService outagesUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessWashingtonSpokaneUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 14:37:18 GMTIsraeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on (AP) — An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday, as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of locations along the coastal area and diplomatic efforts intensified to end the two week war that has killed more than 600 Palestinians and 29 Israelis.TIA GOLDENBERGKARIN LAUBiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerritorial disputesDiplomacyWar casualtiesMissing personsCease firesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelEgyptCairoGaza StripMiddle EastGazaNorth AfricaAfrica, 22 Jul 2014 14:27:44 GMTHIV pills show more promise to prevent infection is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses.The Associated PressaHealthMedicationPreventive careGays and lesbiansMedical researchInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDiagnosis and treatmentPublic healthMelbourneUnited StatesCaliforniaAustraliaOceaniaNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 14:35:35 GMTUS stocks climb as earnings reports roll in YORK (AP) — Solid earnings for a range of companies helped nudge the stock market higher in early Tuesday trading. The restaurant chain Chipotle and Comcast, the giant cable company, surged after reporting better results than Wall Street expected.MATTHEW CRAFTaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyTelecommunicationsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 14:10:57 GMTThailand's junta adopts interim constitution (AP) — Thailand has adopted a temporary constitution as the country makes its first step toward the slow return of electoral democracy after two months of military rule.iGeneral newsConstitutionsGovernment and politicsThailandSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 14:04:22 GMTGerman court: chronically ill could grow marijuana (AP) — Some Germans may soon be able to grow their own marijuana to relieve chronic pain after a ruling from a court in Cologne.iGeneral newsHealthMedical marijuanaHealth issuesMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGermanyCologneWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 13:52:03 GMTParents of abducted girls, escapees meet president, Nigeria (AP) — President Goodluck Jonathan met for the first time Tuesday with many parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Islamic extremist captors.BASHIR ADIGUNMICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsKidnappingGovernment and politicsCrimeNigeriaAbujaWest AfricaAfrica, 22 Jul 2014 13:13:41 GMTJames Rodriguez signs 6-year deal with Real Madrid (AP) — After scoring the most goals of any player at the World Cup, Colombia forward James Rodriguez signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid on Tuesday.HAROLD HECKLEsSports2014 FIFA World CupFIFA World CupMen's soccerSoccerEventsMen's sportsInternational soccerProfessional soccerSpainMonacoColombiaWestern EuropeEuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Jul 2014 13:06:15 GMT