FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Oct 2014 03:19:38 -0700Official cites 'epidemic of fear' in US (AP) — The likelihood of a significant outbreak of Ebola in the U.S. is remote, in the view of a top Health and Human Services official who is assuring lawmakers that government agencies are preparing for any contingency.ERICA WERNERMATTHEW DALYwHealthGovernment and politicsEpidemicsDisease outbreaksLegislatureInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthGeneral newsUnited StatesGuineaWest AfricaNorth AmericaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 07:49:21 GMTRating the Nation-Best Coaches will never be another Bear.The Associated PresssSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootball, 24 Oct 2014 08:34:23 GMTForeign policy question mark over Indonesia leader (AP) — The remarkable rise of Indonesia's new president has captured popular imagination at home and won praise internationally, but Joko "Jokowi" Widodo still needs to prove his foreign policy prowess. The U.S. is looking for him to sustain Jakarta's role as a regional leader in Southeast Asia.MATTHEW PENNINGTONwGeneral newsInternational incidentsInternational relationsInaugurationsUnited States Presidential InaugurationGovernment and politicsForeign policyEconomyGovernment transitionsEventsGovernment policyBusinessNational governmentsExecutive branchIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaJakartaUnited StatesChinaAsiaJavaNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 24 Oct 2014 07:25:22 GMTUS officials see signs of new life in Iraqi army AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Iraq's fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials say.ROBERT BURNSaGovernment and politicsMilitary facilitiesArmed forcesWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGeneral newsIraqUnited StatesBaghdadSyriaMiddle EastDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:38:00 GMTGlobal stocks rattled by Ebola case in New York, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets retreated Friday as the first case of Ebola in New York overshadowed positive economic news.YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthCommodity marketsSouth KoreaUnited StatesSeoulEast AsiaNew YorkAustraliaAsiaNorth AmericaOceania, 24 Oct 2014 08:35:19 GMTNavajo high court orders election postponed, Ariz. (AP) — The top court on the largest American Indian reservation ordered tribal election officials to postpone the Navajo Nation's presidential election and immediately reprint ballots without the name of a candidate who was disqualified in a language fluency case.FELICIA FONSECAaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionJudicial elections2014 United States General ElectionUnited States General ElectionPrimary electionsElectionsTribal governmentsLegislationGeneral electionsNational electionsEventsJudiciaryLegislatureNational courtsNational governmentsCourts, 24 Oct 2014 07:19:55 GMTNKorea signals US must apologize to free detainees, North Korea (AP) — After an American was released from North Korean custody, the attention has now focused on two other U.S. citizens still in its jails, and at least one North Korean legal expert has some unusual advice to offer: let Washington formally apologize to Pyongyang, and the country's leader will consider pardoning them.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsEspionageHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsDiplomacyCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsInternational relationsLeisure travelTravelLifestyleNorth KoreaUnited StatesPyongyangSeoulEast AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaSouth Korea, 24 Oct 2014 08:31:57 GMTAs Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university.EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSaGeneral newsSportsRace and ethnicitySocial diversityAfrican-AmericansCollege footballCollege sportsFootballSocial issuesSocial affairsCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsHigher educationEducationOxfordMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:52:42 GMTWith gay marriage comes question: I do or I don't ANGELES (AP) — When gay marriage became legal in Pennsylvania earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg was ready to say "I do." Her longtime partner's reaction, however, was "I'm not so sure."JOHN ROGERSaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesCouplesRelationshipsLifestyle, 24 Oct 2014 07:16:44 GMTLeipold makes history at Division III Whitewater, Wis. (AP) — Lance Leipold has a picturesque view of the football field where he has had so much success.GENARO C. ARMASsSportsWomen's sportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballWisconsinMadisonNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:31:30 GMTCalifornia startup unveils gun technology for cops, Calif. (AP) — A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired.HAVEN DALEYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyWeapons technologyLaw enforcement technologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesCaliforniaWatsonvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:04:03 GMTBritain says EU is asking for bigger contribution (AP) — Britain says its prime minister is protesting a European Union request for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave the bloc.RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 09:06:09 GMTAussie Murdaca leads Asia-Pacific amateur, Australia (AP) — Antonio Murdaca of Australia shot a 4-under 68 to lead the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship after two rounds by a shot from compatriot and overnight leader Todd Sinnott on Friday.sSportsGolfAustraliaOceania, 24 Oct 2014 09:59:01 GMTGestapo impostor tricked Nazi sympathizers in WWII (AP) — At the height of World War II, Hans Kohout wanted to give the Nazis advance word of a top-secret British tactic that could neutralize an enemy's air defenses, leaving major cities exposed to devastating air raids. Kohout, a naturalized British citizen, knew about it from his work at a plant doing defense-related work.GREGORY KATZiGeneral newsWorld War IINazismEventsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 07:54:01 GMTDetroit Mass Mob fills pews in struggling churches (AP) — Detroit has seen half of its residents skip town over the past 50 years, and the fallout has been felt in every corner of the city, including its religious communities.MIKE HOUSEHOLDERaGeneral newsReligionChristianitySocial affairsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 06:49:57 GMTDisney pens love letter to Japan with robot film (AP) — Disney executives call their next film "a love letter to Japanese culture." No wonder: This nation can't get enough of animation, especially Disney's.YURI KAGEYAMAfBusinessArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentAnimation and comicsJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 08:58:31 GMTSweden calls off search for submarine (AP) — Swedish authorities called off their weeklong search for a suspected submarine in the Stockholm archipelago Friday, saying the presumed intruder had probably escaped into the Baltic Sea.KARL RITTERiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSwedenStockholmRussiaBaltic SeaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 08:42:18 GMTEricsson profit down 10 pct despite higher sales (AP) — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson says its third-quarter earnings slumped 10 percent despite higher sales due to increased operating costs and negative effects from currency hedging.htBusinessTechnologyFinancial performanceCorporate newsSwedenStockholmWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 09:20:35 GMTCollege player with brain tumor ready to play (AP) — A clock above the court reminds everyone that it's only 5:58 a.m. Fifteen slow-moving women's basketball players at Division III Mount St. Joseph form a circle near one of the baskets and stretch quietly.JOE KAYaGeneral newsHealthSportsWomen's sportsBasketballTumorsCollege sportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballAthlete recruitingCharity fundraisingCancerDiseases and conditionsPhilanthropySocial affairsProfessional footballFootballCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:26:30 GMTFACT CHECK: Making 97 percent a failing grade PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republicans trying to take back control of the U.S. Senate are working hard to sear one big number into the brains of voters from Alaska to Arkansas: 90 percent. Or 95 percent. Or 97 percent.KYLE POTTERpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureVotingCampaignsUnited StatesMinnesotaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:15:27 GMTChina, 20 other countries initiate new Asian bank (AP) — Twenty-one Asian nations signed on to a China-driven initiative Friday to create a new international bank for Asia that Washington opposes as an unnecessary and potentially damaging rival to established institutions such as the World Bank.CHRISTOPHER BODEENiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic outlookEconomyFinancial servicesIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesGovernment and politicsChinaBeijingEast AsiaSingaporeUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaSoutheast AsiaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 07:23:17 GMTDespite dry spell, N. Korea farms see good harvest, North Korea (AP) — Providing enough food to feed the nation is always a struggle for North Korea. But it looks like the residents of Pyongyang won't be lacking for cabbage and vegetables come next month, when the crops will be harvested.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessNorth KoreaPyongyangEast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 07:39:53 GMTPGA president refers to Poulter as 'lil girl' SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a little girl on two social media accounts Thursday evening for his comments on Nick Faldo and Tom Watson as Ryder Cup captains.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsSocial mediaRyder CupMen's golfSports governanceGolfOnline mediaMediaEventsMen's sportsGeorgiaEuropeUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 07:12:39 GMTJailed Bangladesh ex-Islamist leader dies, Bangladesh (AP) — A former Bangladeshi Islamist party leader, whose imprisonment on war crimes charges triggered violent protests last year, has died of a heart attack in a prison cell of a government hospital.JULHAS ALAMiGeneral newsWar crimesObituariesInternational lawIslamismWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsBangladeshPakistanDhakaSouth AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 09:39:09 GMTMarine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot, Philippines (AP) — American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemingly redundant security effort around the suspect in a Philippine murder case reflects Manila's uneasy ties with Washington, its former colonial master.JIM GOMEZiGeneral newsDiplomacyEmbassiesInternational relationsViolent crimeCrimeTerrorismGovernment and politicsNationalismLegal proceedingsLaw and orderWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defensePhilippinesManilaUnited StatesChinaSoutheast AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 24 Oct 2014 07:20:15 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 10:03:17 GMTManning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21 (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders is speedy, not greedy.ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsFootballProfessional footballDenverSan DiegoColoradoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 24 Oct 2014 08:27:39 GMTOle Miss hopes it's not Tiger Bait in Baton Rouge's midterm election time and football teams are campaigning in their own ways.RUSTY MILLERsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsProfessional footballFootballMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:32:24 GMTWorld War II airmen fly again in storied B-29 ROUGE, La. (AP) — The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945.JANET McCONNAUGHEYaGeneral newsWorld War IIBombingsWar and unrestEventsBaton RougeNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 09:29:41 GMTQuotations in the News"We want to state at the outset that New Yorkers have no reason to be alarmed. New Yorkers who have not been exposed are not at all at risk." — Mayor Bill de Blasio after a doctor who recently returned to the city from treating Ebola patients in West Africa tested positive for the virus.The Associated PressaGeneral news, 24 Oct 2014 07:02:20 GMTBritish economy grows 0.7 percent (AP) — Official figures show Britain's economic recovery is continuing, despite a gloomy global environment.fBusinessEconomic growthEconomyUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 09:02:56 GMTUEFA: Serbia gets 3-0 win vs Albania but no points, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA awarded Serbia a 3-0 win over Albania on Friday but deducted the three points following the violence that broke out during their European Championship qualifier in Belgrade last week.iGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerDrone aircraftSoccerMen's sportsInternational soccerAlbaniaSerbiaKosovoSwitzerlandEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 09:45:03 GMTInsurgents kill 5 in attack in Afghanistan: police, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan police say five people were killed and two were wounded when gunmen opened fire on a car in an attack in one of the country's eastern provinces.iGeneral newsWar and unrestAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 07:37:36 GMTFrench journalists jailed in Indonesia's Papua, Indonesia (AP) — Two French television journalists were sentenced to two and a half months in jail Friday for illegal reporting in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua.iGeneral newsJournalistsLegal proceedingsCrimeNews mediaMediaLaw and orderIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 09:59:45 GMTSerbian FA:|UEFA awards Serbia 3-0 win over Albania but deducts 3 points, Serbia (AP) — Serbian FA:UEFA awards Serbia 3-0 win over Albania but deducts 3 points .sSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerMen's sportsSoccerAlbaniaSerbiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 08:41:15 GMTSurvey: German consumer confidence stabilizes (AP) — A survey finds that a downward trend in German consumer confidence has come to an end, despite cooler growth prospects for Europe's biggest economy.fBusinessEconomic outlookEconomyLeading economic indicatorsGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 06:48:23 GMTNew-Look NBA: A coach's perspective, Quin Snyder LAKE CITY (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from varied perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the business side. An interview with first-year Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder is the second installment of the series:TIM REYNOLDSsSportsCoachingMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:30:12 GMTMetLife Stadium security a trendsetter RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A shoving match breaks out in a section of the MetLife Stadium stands. While security officers hustle to the scene, a beyond state-of-the-art surveillance system is recording every detail.BARRY WILNERaGeneral newsSportsProfessional footballIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMedia and entertainment industryFootballNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:28:54 GMT2 arrested after explosives found in Denmark, Denmark (AP) — Danish officials say they have arrested two men in Copenhagen in possession of one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of explosive material.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeDenmarkCopenhagenWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 09:28:28 GMTPoland's Tusk denies claim on partition offer, Poland (AP) — Poland's former prime minister, Donald Tusk, denied Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that their two nations carve up Ukraine.VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsPolandRussiaMoscowUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 08:05:55 GMTGermany's BASF cuts 2015 profit outlook (AP) — Chemical and oil company BASF has cut its outlook for next year, pointing to slower global economic growth and industrial production.fBusinessEconomic outlookEconomic growthEconomyFinancial performanceCorporate newsEnergy industryIndustriesGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 07:51:11 GMTChina launches experimental moon orbiter (AP) — China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.iGeneral newsScienceThe MoonSpace launchesSpace explorationAstronomyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessChinaRussiaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 08:35:07 GMTInjured Matt Cain is Series spectator for Giants FRANCISCO (AP) — Well after the rest of his teammates put on their uniforms, Matt Cain wandered into the San Francisco clubhouse and changed clothes for a recent World Series practice.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesMLB World SeriesAthlete healthEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:24:27 GMTPaintings in national parks spark probe, furor LAKE CITY (AP) — A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online.LINDSAY WHITEHURSThtGeneral newsTechnologyTravelLifestyleSocial mediaVandalismCriminal investigationsCrimeCanyonsOnline mediaMediaLaw and orderEnvironment and natureUtahCaliforniaOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 07:21:28 GMTHeavy rain washes out play in Blue Bay LPGA ISLAND, China (AP) — Heavy rain washed out play Friday in the Blue Bay LPGA, forcing tour officials to cut the inaugural tournament from 72 to 54 holes.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsChinaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 08:02:38 GMTGermany's BASF warns on profits and shares drop (AP) — Chemical and oil company BASF is warning that its profits will come in below its previous forecast in the wake of slower global economic growth and industrial production.fBusinessEconomic growthEconomic outlookEconomyEnergy industryIndustriesLeading economic indicatorsGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 07:55:30 GMTAnalysis: In Senate battle, GOP's weapon is Obama (AP) — Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, offshore jobs in New Hampshire and women's issues in Colorado.DAVID ESPOpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsPolitical partiesLegislatureWeapons laws and regulationsPolitical organizationsGovernment regulationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaArkansasAlaskaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:52:51 GMTOvernight French raid destroys IS arms center (AP) — France's military chief says an overnight air raid has destroyed an arms depot for the Islamic State group in Iraq.iGeneral newsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 08:38:17 GMTHagan and Tillis in a battle of 'extremes' in NC, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Senate race boils down to a battle of extremes. At least that's how Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis want voters to see it.BILL BARROWpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureUnited States Presidential ElectionLegislaturePolitical partiesState governmentsNational electionsEventsPolitical organizationsGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment programsUnited StatesNorth CarolinaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:02:03 GMT7 hurt as car runs into SF Bay Area restaurant, Calif. (AP) — Police say seven people were injured when a car crashed into a restaurant in a Northern California shopping center.aGeneral newsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 07:07:29 GMT