FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 23 Oct 2014 10:51:35 -0700Lebanon says it won't accept more Syrian refugees (AP) — The Lebanese government says the tiny Mediterranean country will not accept any more Syrian refugees except for what authorities deem to be "exceptional" cases.iGeneral newsLebanonMiddle East, 23 Oct 2014 16:33:55 GMTWVU expels 3 students for post-game misconduct, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University says it has expelled three students in what police called riots following the Mountaineers' win over Baylor.aGeneral newsSportsRiotsCollege footballPolitical and civil unrestEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationCollege sportsFootballMorgantownWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 17:39:59 GMTUS: IS earns $1M per day in black market oil sales (AP) — Islamic State militants are raking in money at a remarkable rate, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a Treasury Department official said Thursday.DEB RIECHMANNwGovernment and politicsTerrorismWar and unrestGeneral newsFinancial servicesIndustriesBusinessSyriaIraqTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Oct 2014 17:33:30 GMTJames Corden to take over 'Late Late Show' March 9 YORK (AP) — CBS has set March 9 for the debut of James Corden as host of "The Late Late Show."aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrity, 23 Oct 2014 17:23:26 GMTNBA: Dante Cunningham struggles to clear name (AP) — It was after 4 a.m. when Dante Cunningham pulled his truck back into the driveway of his suburban Minneapolis home and saw the police waiting for him.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsDomestic violenceSports governanceCrimeMen's basketballViolent crimeGeneral newsSports transactionsSports businessViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsFamily issuesProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsNFL footballProfessional footballFootballMinneapolisMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 17:24:11 GMTReport: Total CEO's plane almost escaped crash (AP) — The plane carrying a top French oil executive and a crew of three was already in the air when it grazed a snowplow, just failing to avoid the fatal crash, Russian crash investigators said Thursday.LYNN BERRYiBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsPoliceAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 23 Oct 2014 17:01:29 GMTWhite House fence jumper charged with assault (AP) — The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday.DARLENE SUPERVILLEwGovernment and politicsExtortion and threatsArrestsCrimeViolent crimeGeneral newsLaw and orderDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 16:48:19 GMTWoman who stabbed pencils in eyes sues over photo ANGELES (AP) — A woman who stabbed pencils in her eyes during a suicide attempt is suing Los Angeles County, claiming her photo was snapped at a hospital and went viral online.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 17:05:44 GMTReport: Better shields needed for private tax data (AP) — The IRS and the states should improve how they protect the security of confidential tax information of people getting benefits under the 2010 health care law, federal investigators said Thursday.wBusinessGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsPersonal taxesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsState governmentsPersonal financeIndustry regulationGovernment regulations, 23 Oct 2014 17:34:50 GMTMaine man's ashes launched into space, Maine (AP) — A Maine mother who's using social media to have her son's ashes scattered all over the world has sent him on his greatest journey yet: to space.aGeneral newsSpace launchesMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 16:31:13 GMTBerlusconi: Let's legalize gay civil unions (AP) — Silvio Berlusconi is pushing for the legalization of civil unions between gays in Italy, but not same-sex marriage.iGeneral newsMarriageChristianityCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesReligionItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Oct 2014 16:34:30 GMTParents' email expresses grief over Ottawa killing following is the full text of a statement issued to The Associated Press by the parents of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the man authorities say killed a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial, then stormed Parliament before being shot dead. The statement was in response to an AP email which asked about reports that their son was mentally unstable or otherwise vulnerable.The Associated PressaGeneral newsCanadaOttawaNorth AmericaOntario, 23 Oct 2014 16:23:04 GMTCoach fired over watermelon celebration is rehired, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina high school football coach has been reinstated after he was fired over postgame celebrations that officials said had racial overtones, with players smashing watermelons and making ape-like sounds.aGeneral newsSportsHigh school sportsCoachingHigh school footballFootballCharlestonSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 17:09:45 GMTMotown founder Berry Gordy brings musical home (AP) — Berry Gordy Jr. took his "Motown the Musical" production to Broadway and a few other places first. Yet they were mere proving grounds for its date with Detroit.JEFF KAROUBeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentPerforming artsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 17:20:25 GMTVideo shows bikers taunting California officer, Calif. (AP) — Officials are looking for who shot video of a group of motorcycle riders alternately taunting and ignoring an officer trying to pull them over while they pop their front wheels in the air and weave on a Northern California highway.aGeneral newsMilpitasCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 17:36:36 GMTCyprus president hospitalized in Brussels, Cyprus (AP) — The president of Cyprus was admitted to a hospital in Brussels on Thursday and unable to attend a European Union summit there.iGeneral newsSummitsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsCyprusEuropeWestern Europe, 23 Oct 2014 17:11:09 GMTUS announces $840M to improve medical care (AP) — The Obama administration is announcing an $840 million grant program to help doctors and hospitals improve the quality of care delivered to patients.The Associated PresswGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politics, 23 Oct 2014 17:19:35 GMTAfter alarm, Lebanese man tests negative for Ebola (AP) — A Lebanese man who arrived in Beirut from West Africa believing he may have Ebola was reassured by doctors that he is disease free but was still taken into a hospital quarantine on Thursday as a practice run to check the country's preparedness, a health official said.DIAA HADIDiGeneral newsHealthDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessBeirutLebanonWest AfricaSierra LeoneGuineaLiberiaMiddle EastAfrica, 23 Oct 2014 17:01:44 GMTHaitians' lawyer to NY judge: Ignore UN immunity YORK (AP) — An attorney for Haitians seeking compensation from the United Nations for victims of a deadly cholera outbreak asked a judge Thursday to ignore the U.N.'s immunity and let a lawsuit proceed, but a U.S. lawyer said doing so would open up the United Nations to many more lawsuits.LARRY NEUMEISTERaGeneral newsWages and salariesNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPersonnelBusinessInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryHaitiUnited StatesNew York CityCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaNew York, 23 Oct 2014 17:46:13 GMTMan faces new charges after forced labor case ends (AP) — Michigan officials charged a former African tennis pro with child abuse on Thursday, just days after a federal judge declined to keep him behind bars in a case of fraud, immigration crimes and forced labor.aGeneral newsForced laborCrimeNational courtsCrimes against childrenHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryMichiganDetroitUnited StatesTogoNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfrica, 23 Oct 2014 16:51:03 GMTCDC details new Ebola response and prep teams (AP) — New federal Ebola response squads — likened to public health SWAT teams — are being readied to rush to any U.S. city where a new Ebola case might be identified, officials say.MIKE STOBBEaHealthMunicipal governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesAtlantaDallasNorth AmericaGeorgiaTexas, 23 Oct 2014 17:28:35 GMTTheater shooting prosecutors agree to trial delay, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors would agree to push back the trial for the man charged in the Colorado theater shootings so defense attorneys can have more time to review his sanity exam, according to court filings released Thursday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 17:44:51 GMTAP Interview: Libya FM wants Tripoli negotiations (AP) — Libya's newly appointed foreign minister says he hopes negotiations could resolve the standoff in Tripoli, where Islamist militias have taken over the capital and forced out elected lawmakers.ASHRAF KHALILiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLibyaEgyptTripoliMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 23 Oct 2014 17:44:36 GMTPlea deal in FAMU case is off the table, Fla. (AP) — A plea deal that was contemplated by one of the four defendants facing trial next week for the hazing death of a Florida A & M drum major is off the table.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsHazing ritualsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairs, 23 Oct 2014 16:23:54 GMTPennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe's body (AP) — The remains of famed athlete Jim Thorpe will remain in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago.aGeneral newsSportsTrack and fieldNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryPennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 16:36:00 GMTFuel costs ease, US airline profits soar (AP) — Saving a nickel or a dime per gallon might not seem like much to the average motorist, but for airlines that burn hundreds of millions of gallons of fuel every month, it adds up quickly.DAVID KOENIGfBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLeading economic indicatorsEconomyLeisure travelTravelLifestyleInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 16:44:06 GMTAt 1-all, World Series moves to quirky Giants park FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Hosmer is eager to see what makes San Francisco's waterfront ballpark unique.BEN WALKERsSportsMLB World SeriesEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaKansas CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaMissouri, 23 Oct 2014 17:33:00 GMTProsecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill family TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old girl accused of stabbing her younger brother as part of a plot to kill her family so that she could run off with a 23-year-old man appeared in a suburban Detroit courtroom Thursday, where a judge set her bond at $1 million.COREY WILLIAMSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 16:30:15 GMTHillary Clinton supports Cuomo for NY governor YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his bid for a second term.BY JONATHAN LEMIREaGeneral newsGovernment and politics2016 United States Presidential ElectionState governmentsNational electionsElectionsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 16:36:44 GMTFamily of abused boy wants GOP ad pulled PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The grandmother of a 4-year-old boy whose death spurred a closer look at Minnesota's child protection services is demanding the removal of a Republican television ad that uses her grandson's case to criticize Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton.BRIAN BAKSTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsPolitical partiesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 16:28:44 GMTFamily of abused boy gets GOP to change attack ad PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Republican Party is scrambling to revise an ad accusing Gov. Mark Dayton of incompetence after the grandmother of a 4-year-old boy whose death was highlighted in the spot complained it was inappropriate.BRIAN BAKSTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCampaignsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 17:46:58 GMTJudge questions $75M NCAA concussion settlement (AP) — A federal judge overseeing a first-of-its-kind head injury settlement with the NCAA expressed concerns Thursday about some terms and the scope of the $75 million deal that encompasses all athletes going back decades.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsSportsAthlete healthAthlete injuriesCollege sportsWomen's sportsHead injuriesNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSports transactionsSports businessInjuriesHealthNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 17:04:37 GMTFamily of abused boy says GOP plans to change ad PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The grandmother of a 4-year-old boy whose death exposed failings in Minnesota's child protection services says the state Republican Party intends to remove references to the case in a political ad criticizing Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton.BRIAN BAKSTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsPolitical partiesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsCampaignsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 17:16:19 GMTRoyal Protection officer arrested in ammo probe (AP) — British police say an officer assigned to the royal protection unit has been arrested after ammunition was found in personal lockers on the grounds of Buckingham Palace.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Oct 2014 17:02:15 GMTAP Interview: Jerusalem mayor vows to calm city (AP) — Jerusalem's mayor on Thursday called for a crackdown against a wave of Palestinian unrest, as police beefed up security after a Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded light rail train station and killed a baby girl.JOSEF FEDERMANiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsWar and unrestViolenceLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsJerusalemPalestinian territoriesIsraelMiddle East, 23 Oct 2014 17:46:04 GMTExhibition at Atlanta's High features Cezanne (AP) — An exhibition at Atlanta's High Museum of Art showcases a group of impressionist and post-impressionist works amassed by a private collector who described the pursuit and acquisition of the pieces as an adventure.KATE BRUMBACKtTravelLifestylePaintingMuseumsVisual artsArts and entertainmentRecreation and leisureLeisure travelFranceAtlantaVancouverWestern EuropeEuropeGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaBritish ColumbiaCanada, 23 Oct 2014 17:14:12's EZ form not for legal immigrants (AP) —'s simpler online application is being touted as a big win for consumers. But it can't be used by legal immigrants and naturalized U.S. citizens, who represent millions of potential new health insurance customers.RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARwBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsImmigrationAccess to health careImmigration policyHispanicsRace and ethnicitySocial issuesSocial affairsHealth issuesGovernment policyIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 16:33:32 GMTFamily of abused boy wants GOP ads pulled PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The grandmother of a 4-year-old boy whose death has spurred a closer look at Minnesota's child protection services is demanding that the state Republican Party take down a new television ad that uses the case to criticize Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton.BRIAN BAKSTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsPolitical partiesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCampaignsPolitical organizationsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 16:55:07 GMTEU leaders produce more Ebola funding at summit (AP) — The European Union on Thursday came up with another 24.4 million euros ($31 million) to fight Ebola, as the bloc's leaders pressed to create a 1 billion-euro ($1.26 billion) fund to fight the deadly virus.RAF CASERTiGeneral newsHealthSummitsMedical researchInternational relationsGovernment and politicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsEuropeLiberiaWest AfricaAfrica, 23 Oct 2014 17:34:46 GMTPuma helps drive Kering's Q3 sales (AP) — Kering, the company Saint Laurent couture and Puma streetwear, says revenue grew 3.3 percent in the third quarter even as its Gucci brand continued to see sales slump.iBusinessGeneral newsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Oct 2014 16:34:13 GMTNokia turnaround since handset unit sale continues (AP) — Nokia is showing signs that it has turned around its fortunes following the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft.MATTI HUUHTANENhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesFinancial performanceCorporate newsHelsinkiFinlandWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Oct 2014 16:35:37 GMTMom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son, Ontario (AP) — The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son.BENJAMIN SHINGLERRAPHAEL SATTERiGeneral newsTerrorismViolent crimeCrimeGovernment and politicsLegislatureWar and unrestOntarioCanadaOttawaNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 16:54:51 GMTRaonic beats Young to reach Swiss Indoors quarters, Switzerland (AP) — Fourth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada hit 22 aces, including on match point, to beat Donald Young of the United States 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (2) Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Swiss Indoors.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Oct 2014 17:38:05 GMTDelta plane clips smaller jet at Minnesota airport (AP) — A Delta Air Lines plane clipped wings with a smaller jet as the two were preparing to take off from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday night, officials said.tTravelLifestyleAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationMinneapolisMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 17:13:00 GMTTax trial for 'The Situation' set for December, N.J. (AP) — A judge on Thursday set a trial date in early December in the federal tax case against "Jersey Shore" star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and his brother.DAVID PORTERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCelebrityCrimeLaw and orderNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 17:23:02 GMTCorrection: Earns-McDonald's story YORK (AP) — In an Oct. 21 story about McDonald's third-quarter earnings results, The Associated Press reported that a TV station in China showed one of the company's suppliers repackaging expired meat. The story should have said the station showed the supplier repackaging meat that was alleged to be expired. The claim has not been publicly confirmed by the government or the supplier.aBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsAgricultureUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 16:25:08 GMTOhio State: Fired band director was dishonest, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University's fired band director witnessed more sexually charged incidents than previously reported, once proposed punishing a female band member who reported sexual assault and kept a calendar of nearly nude male band members in his office, school attorneys said in response to his federal lawsuit.JULIE CARR SMYTHaGeneral newsHigher educationWorkplace discriminationEducationSocial affairsPersonnelBusinessLabor issuesSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSchool athleticsSportsEducation issuesGender issuesOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 16:33:07 GMTRaces for governor carry 2016 implications (AP) — Republicans looking for early clues to the 2016 elections might find some in this year's governor races.KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsMid-term elections, 23 Oct 2014 17:04:39 GMTUnion Pacific 3Q profit chugs ahead 19 percent, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Corp. delivered a 19 percent increase in its third-quarter profit as the railroad hauled 7 percent more freight and increased rates.JOSH FUNKaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsOmahaNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 17:25:16 GMTDriver attacked after ice cream truck kills boy ANGELES (AP) — An ice cream truck ran over and killed a 7-year-old boy riding a motorized bike in South Los Angeles and residents then attacked the driver, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 16:53:10 GMT