FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Oct 2014 02:38:31 -0700Marine suspect guarded by US in Philippine camp, Philippines (AP) — A U.S. Marine suspected in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino was transferred Wednesday from his warship to the Philippine military's main camp, where he will continue to be guarded by fellow Marines, in a compromise that eased a looming irritant over his custody.JIM GOMEZiGeneral newsViolent crimeMilitary legal affairsCrimeInternational relationsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsPhilippinesManilaUnited StatesSoutheast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 08:42:55 GMTBradlee recalled as a genius, great journalist Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday, was remembered as one of the nation's great journalists and a courageous and charismatic friend and colleague:The Associated PressaGovernment and politicsNewspapersJournalismArmed forcesObituariesNews mediaJournalistsMediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessMilitary and defense, 22 Oct 2014 07:23:57 GMTFrom Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere.ERIC NUNEZsSportsSports transactionsMLB PlayoffsMLB World SeriesProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsEventsMexicoKansas CityFloridaMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:21:24 GMTPyongyang races to complete new airport, North Korea (AP) — Pyongyang isn't exactly an international travel hub. But attracting more tourists is one of North Korea's top agenda items, so thousands of soldier-builders are working feverishly these days to give the capital a fancy new airport.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsNorth KoreaPyongyangEast AsiaAsia, 22 Oct 2014 07:40:28 GMTGov't seeks supplies for immigration documents (AP) — The Homeland Security Department appears to be preparing for an increase in the number of immigrants living illegally in the country to apply for work permits after President Barack Obama announces his long-promised plans for executive actions on immigration reform later this year.ALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsImmigrationImmigration policySocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:20:36 GMTTribes in tense Abu Ghraib vow to keep IS out GHRAIB, Iraq (AP) — The Baghdad suburb of Abu Ghraib, best known for its infamous prison, sits close enough to Baghdad's airport that you can see the control tower in the distance. It's an enticing potential prize for Islamic State militants.VIVIAN SALAMAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsTribal governmentsIraqUnited StatesBaghdadMiddle EastNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 09:19:33 GMTEbola victim's sister says hospital denied request WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment, fanning their suspicions that the facility mishandled the case.EMILY SCHMALLaGeneral newsHealthObituariesInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 06:40:12 GMTNew-Look NBA: A player's perspective, Paul Pierce (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from three perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the front office. An interview with veteran forward Paul Pierce of the Washington Wizards tips off the series:TIM REYNOLDSsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsNBA PlayoffsNBA FinalsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballEventsDistrict of ColumbiaSan AntonioBrooklynNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexasNew York, 22 Oct 2014 07:43:48 GMTHalep routs Serena Williams at WTA Finals (AP) — Simona Halep beat two-time defending champion Serena Williams 6-0, 6-2 at the WTA Finals on Wednesday, with the American's two games won equaling her career worst.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sports, 22 Oct 2014 09:28:47 GMTKlain meets with Obama on first day as Ebola czar (AP) — It's Ron Klain's first day as the new White House "Ebola czar."wGovernment and politicsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:29:04 GMTKurdish fighters killed in Syria buried in Turkey, Turkey (AP) — Hundreds of supporters chanting slogans turned out to accompany three Kurdish fighters — two men and a woman barely out of her teens — to their final resting place in a dusty cemetery on the edge of the Turkish town of Suruc, within view of the Syrian border and the besieged town of Kobani. But there was one notable absence: their families.ELENA BECATOROSiGeneral newsVolunteerismFunerals and memorial servicesSocial affairsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 06:41:03 GMTBedouin Israeli doctor mysteriously turns jihadi, Israel (AP) — He was a quiet whiz kid at the top of his class in Israel, who overcame tough odds in this minority Arab village to become a star medical student and hospital intern.ARON HELLERiGeneral newsHealthExtended familyWar and unrestRelationshipsLifestyleIsraelSyriaMiddle East, 22 Oct 2014 06:30:32 GMTJudge to hear plea deal in oil patch killing, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge will consider a plea agreement Wednesday that calls for a Colorado man to plead guilty to killing a high school teacher and burying her in a shallow grave in the Bakken oil patch.MATTHEW BROWNaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMontanaBillingsNorth DakotaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 06:16:41 GMTBackup QB has possibly NFL's toughest, easiest job, Tenn. (AP) — The adrenaline spikes the instant Charlie Whitehurst sees the starting quarterback hurt and walking to the sideline.TERESA M. WALKERsSportsFootballProfessional footballTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:18:49 GMTCall me Jokowi, says Indonesia's president, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's new president says he wants to be called by his nickname, and has revealed who first gave it to him: a French furniture buyer.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJava, 22 Oct 2014 08:04:05 GMTFBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether three teenage girls from suburban Denver who may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria have friends or associates with similar intentions.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsMissing personsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsColoradoDenverSyriaUnited StatesMiddle EastFrankfurtNorth AmericaGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 06:53:59 GMTA newsman's life: Pentagon Papers to Watergate (AP) — Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday at age 93, took a sleepy hometown newspaper and transformed it into a great one.NANCY BENACwGovernment and politicsObituariesMilitary and defenseDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:22:31 GMTFor Rio, Paralympian Alana Nichols focus on kayak (AP) — Paralympian Alana Nichols calls them "pinch-me moments," when she can't quite believe she is actually in a particular situation.PAT GRAHAMsSportsDisability sportsInternational basketballCanoeing and kayakingParalympic GamesSnowboardingSummer Paralympic GamesBasketballWinter Paralympic GamesEventsDenverColoradoVancouverBeijingDurangoUnited StatesNorth AmericaBritish ColumbiaCanadaChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Oct 2014 07:22:17 GMTWebsite asks high court to throw out lawsuit (AP) — A lawyer told the Washington Supreme Court on Tuesday that a lawsuit filed by three young girls who were sold as prostitutes on a website should be thrown out because the website didn't write the ads, so it's not liable.MARTHA BELLISLEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsComputer crimeLaw and orderCrimes against childrenCrimeSmugglingHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 06:14:00 GMTJurors see gruesome photos at Jodi Arias' trial (AP) — Jurors at the sentencing retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias saw a series of gruesome photos that showed her boyfriend's dead body crammed into a shower at his house with his throat slit.JACQUES BILLEAUDaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:01:15 GMTBumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series opener CITY, Mo. (AP) — Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches.BEN WALKERsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:30:39 GMTSmooth jazz star Kenny G visit Hong Kong protests KONG (AP) — Smooth jazz star Kenny G has paid a surprise visit to Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, causing bemusement among Chinese authorities who had warned about the influence of foreign forces.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentProtests and demonstrationsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Oct 2014 09:07:47 GMTIraqis return to school after delay from unrest (AP) — Iraqi students went back to school on Wednesday amid tightened security as the academic year began a month late because thousands of people displaced by last summer's onslaught by the Islamic State group had taken shelter in school buildings.SINAN SALAHEDDINSAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsEducationSchool infrastructureMilitant groupsWar and unrestSocial affairsEducation issuesSocial issuesBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 22 Oct 2014 09:28:01 GMTAsia stocks gain on US rally, Europe stimulus talk for fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and China's steady growth bolstered Asian stocks Wednesday after the S&P 500 had its best day of the year. European markets drifted lower.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyRecessions and depressionsStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsEuropeChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Oct 2014 09:27:24 GMTIraqi tribes in Abu Ghraib buck IS takeover GHRAIB, Iraq (AP) — The city of Abu Ghraib will never fall to the Islamic State group, Sheikh Khalil Ibrahim Haidan said, launching into discussion at his family farm.VIVIAN SALAMAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestEmergency managementGovernment and politicsIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 06:19:46 GMTThe Clintons, the Democrats' 2014 super surrogates, Colo. (AP) — Bill and Hillary Clinton are the validators-in-chief for Democrats struggling through a bleak campaign season in states where President Barack Obama is deeply unpopular.KEN THOMASNICHOLAS RICCARDIpGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical fundraisingCampaignsState governmentsMid-term electionsLegislatureVotingPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsAuroraNew YorkNorth CarolinaWisconsinColoradoIllinoisNew HampshireArkansasLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:17:22 GMTJudge reviews mental state of stabbing suspect, 12 (AP) — A Wisconsin judge is expected to decide Wednesday whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand trial.M.L. JOHNSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:26:30 GMTNKorea tries on the charm to avoid ICC referral NATIONS (AP) — For an envoy of the North Korean government, which virtually bans the average citizen's contact with the outside world, Kim Ju Song looks breezily connected. A tablet computer is propped on his table in the United Nations' bustling delegates lounge. He hands out his name card with a Gmail address and mobile number and suggests a "coffee meeting to exchange views."CARA ANNAiGeneral newsDiplomacyHuman rights and civil libertiesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPolitical imprisonmentCourtsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesJudiciaryNorth KoreaJapanPyongyangEast AsiaUnited StatesEuropeAsiaNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:38:15 GMTWorld No. 1 Novak Djokovic welcomes baby boy, Serbia (AP) — World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is the proud father of a baby boy.sSportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsSerbiaEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 08:00:05 GMTHeineken reports lower third quarter earnings (AP) — Heineken NV says poor weather and weak economies in Europe dragged its third quarter earnings lower, though sales in developing markets grew strongly.iBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsNetherlandsEuropeEastern EuropeWestern Europe, 22 Oct 2014 07:10:03 GMTBen Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalism (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.NANCY BENACwGovernment and politicsNewspapersObituariesFreedom of the pressJournalismNews mediaPolitical scandalsMediaHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:10:33 GMTBank of England keeps rates steady (AP) — Bank of England policymakers remain split on raising interest rates, voting 7-2 at their last meeting to maintain a record low rate of 0.5 percent amid increasing pessimism about the global economy.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 08:57:27 GMTHunt for 43 students highlights Mexico's missing, Mexico (AP) — Long before 43 teachers college students disappeared in an attack by police, Maria Guadalupe Orozco's son went missing in the same southern Mexico city of Iguala.MARIA VERZACHRISTOPHER SHERMANiGeneral newsMissing personsDrug-related crimeHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsCrimeOrganized crimeSocial issuesSocial affairsMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Oct 2014 06:07:41 GMTAP-GfK Poll: 5 things to know about midterms poll (AP) — Someone has to win.JENNIFER AGIESTAEMILY SWANSONpGovernment and politicsElectionsPublic opinionMid-term electionsPolitical partiesLegislatureDisease outbreaksTerrorismEconomySocial affairsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthPolitical organizationsGeneral newsPublic healthWar and unrestBusinessUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:05:39 GMT4 months after bite, Suarez to face Real Madrid, Spain (AP) — Few might remember his knee surgery just three weeks before the World Cup, or the two goals he scored in a 2-1 victory over England in his first match in the tournament.ALEX OLLERsSportsFIFA World CupMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerEventsMen's sportsInternational soccerMadridSpainBarcelonaUruguayEnglandWestern EuropeEuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanUnited Kingdom, 22 Oct 2014 07:20:11 GMTSweden closes probe into 2010 suicide bombing (AP) — Swedish prosecutors have closed the investigation into a suicide bombing four years ago, saying Taimour Abdulwahab had no accomplices when he blew himself up in downtown Stockholm.iGeneral newsCrimeBombingsTerrorismWar and unrestSwedenWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 07:23:02 GMTHK protest talks show gap between students, govt KONG (AP) — On one side of the table sat the idealistic and earnest young students in jeans and black T-shirts, knapsacks by their sides. Facing them was the line-up of seasoned government officials in their formal suits.KELVIN CHANJACK CHANGiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestLocal governmentsHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Oct 2014 07:17:24 GMTMethodist panel to hear appeal over gay wedding, Tenn. (AP) — A Methodist pastor who became a gay rights activist after he was disciplined for officiating at his son's wedding to another man will soon find out whether he can remain an ordained minister in the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination.TRAVIS LOLLERaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansChristianityMarriageWeddingsReligionSocial affairsFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesOccasionsLifestyleMemphisTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 08:55:53 GMTNorth Korea detainee due back in Ohio (AP) — News that an Ohio man had been freed from North Korea after being detained there for nearly six months triggered the same response in his wife and former co-workers: Delight.DAN SEWELLLARA JAKESaGeneral newsCrimeNorth KoreaUnited StatesOhioPyongyangDaytonEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:25:55 GMTEbola airport checks expand; nurses get training (AP) — The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case another patient turns up somewhere in the U.S. with the deadly disease.CONNIE CASSALICIA A. CALDWELLwHealthGovernment and politicsNursing careState governmentsAir travelNational securityInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessTravelLifestyleMilitary and defenseTexasAfricaUnited StatesWest AfricaNew York CityDallasGuineaSierra LeoneNew YorkCaliforniaNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:18:56 GMTNo trick: Across US, Halloween bumped for football, W.Va. (AP) — When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it's time to reschedule the holiday.JOHN RABYaGeneral newsSportsHigh school footballHigh school sportsMunicipal governmentsFootballHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsWest VirginiaMartinsburgCharlestonPlanoTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 08:47:50 GMTUS gov't seeks supplies for immigration documents (AP) — The Homeland Security Department appears to be preparing for an increase in the number of immigrants living illegally in the country to apply for work permits after President Barack Obama announces his long-promised plans for executive actions on immigration reform later this year.ALICIA A. CALDWELLwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsImmigrationImmigration policySocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 08:47:02 GMT2nd ship to join hunt for missing Malaysian plane (AP) — A second ship was preparing to join the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean on Wednesday, as Malaysia's defense minister expressed confidence the plane will be found.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMilitary and defenseAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment and politicsAustraliaMalaysiaOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Oct 2014 05:58:51 GMTIndiana man was violent long before 7 killings, Ind. (AP) — With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police say has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.MICHAEL TARMTOM COYNEaGeneral newsMissing personsCrimeViolent crimeHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesGaryIndianaTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 05:37:32 GMTGuns, Giffords play big role in Arizona House race, Ariz. (AP) — As the one-minute television campaign ad for U.S. Rep. Ron Barber extols the virtues of southern Arizona and independent thinking, the narrator's voice stands out. It's none other than the woman who once held the House seat: Gabby Giffords.ASTRID GALVANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsState legislatureLegislatureState governmentsArizonaTucsonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:06:43 GMTGovernment to announce Social Security COLA (AP) — Millions of older Americans who rely on government benefits are about to find out how much their monthly payments will increase next year.STEPHEN OHLEMACHERwBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment pensions and social securityGovernment business and finance, 22 Oct 2014 07:31:12 GMTIraqi students begin new academic year (AP) — Millions of Iraqi students have begun the new academic year a month later than scheduled because thousands of families uprooted from restive areas are sheltering in school buildings.iGeneral newsSchool infrastructureEducationSocial affairsIraqMiddle East, 22 Oct 2014 06:59:06 GMTMexican rights body alleges troops murdered 15 CITY (AP) — Soldiers killed as many as 15 people after they surrendered in an abandoned warehouse in southern Mexico last summer, according to a scathing National Human Rights Commission report that lays out allegations of threats, torture, fake autopsies and crime-scene manipulation designed to cover up the illegal acts.MARK STEVENSONiGeneral newsActs of tortureViolent crimeHuman rights and civil libertiesMilitary legal affairsMunicipal governmentsCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Oct 2014 05:54:28 GMTRed Cross official: 6 months to contain Ebola (AP) — A top Red Cross official said Wednesday that he is confident the Ebola epidemic that has killed thousands of people in West Africa can be contained within four to six months.iGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthChinaBeijingSierra LeoneGuineaWest AfricaLiberiaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaAfrica, 22 Oct 2014 07:34:30 GMTInvestigators question Secret Service assignment (AP) — A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor.ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsPolitical scandalsLaw enforcement agenciesPolitical issuesMilitary and defenseDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 07:12:05 GMT