FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Jul 2014 20:06:22 -0700Federal court upholds Fla.'s docs vs. glocks law, Fla. (AP) — A Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership was deemed to be constitutional Friday by a federal appeals court, which said it legitimately regulates professional conduct and doesn't violate the doctors' First Amendment free speech rights.aGeneral newsGun politicsNational courtsLegislationGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryLegislatureFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 01:08:40 GMTSalma Hayek pulls trigger on 'Everly' at Comic-Con DIEGO (AP) — For Salma Hayek, her role in "Everly" was her toughest yet.eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentComic-Con InternationalEvents, 26 Jul 2014 00:41:25 GMTReport blames pilot for 2011 Hawaii copter crash, Hawaii (AP) — The likely cause of a Molokai helicopter crash that killed all five people aboard was the pilot flying too close to the mountains during inclement weather, the National Transportation Safety Board determined in a final report published Friday.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 02:00:37 GMTStates' use of execution drugs varies widely prolonged execution of an Arizona death row inmate with a new, two-drug combo has highlighted the patchwork quilt approach that states now take with lethal drugs, with types, combinations and dosages varying widely. A question and answer look at how the disparity came about and why, following more than three decades in which all death penalty states used the exact same three-drug mixture.The Associated PressaGeneral newsDeath penalty controversySocial issuesSocial affairsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainment, 25 Jul 2014 23:48:41 GMTVeterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed, Mont. (AP) — The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.aGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsPost-traumatic stress disorderVeteransMental healthMontanaUnited StatesMissoulaNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 00:23:49 GMTRookie road king Hahn hurls Padres past Braves 5-2 (AP) — Rookie Jesse Hahn allowed only three hits in six innings to remain unbeaten on the road and the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-2 on Friday night to continue their recent success against the Braves.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 02:56:27 GMTNavarro, Superal advance to US Girls' Junior final, Ariz. (AP) — Mexico's Marijosse Navarro made a 40-foot birdie putt to beat Australia's Shelly Shin on the 21st hole Friday in the U.S. Girls' Junior semifinals at Forest Highlands.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's golfGolf, 26 Jul 2014 02:20:10 GMTPrice, Rays beat Red Sox for 8th straight victory PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price won his sixth start in a row, Evan Longoria hit a three-run double and the Tampa Bay Rays earned their eighth straight victory, beating the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Friday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 02:41:17 GMTYes! Former WWE champ catches suspected burglar (AP) — A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsOdditiesSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentCrimeWrestlingTheftPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 01:02:10 GMTEmbattled grocery chain asks workers to return BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — The beleaguered New England grocery store chain Market Basket is appealing to workers to return after a week of protests and halted store deliveries demanding the return of its fired chief executive.DENISE LAVOIEaBusinessGeneral newsLabor issuesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesSocial issuesSocial affairsProtests and demonstrationsBoycottsRebellions and uprisingsPolitical and civil unrestWar and unrestMassachusettsMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 00:29:05 GMTArizona's McCain: Execution was torture, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsDeath penalty controversyState legislatureCriminal punishmentLegislatureLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsState governmentsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 01:37:18 GMTIchiro's home run lifts Yankees over Blue Jays 6-4 YORK (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki homered for the first time since last August, prolonging extended slumps against the New York Yankees for Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityNew YorkTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 26 Jul 2014 02:01:32 GMTTop-seeded Isner reaches Atlanta Open semifinals (AP) — Top-seeded defending champion John Isner and Jack Sock each rallied from early deficits Friday to set up an all-America semifinal in the Atlanta Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 00:53:46 GMTCalifornia state senator facing additional charge FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal grand jury on Friday charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown.aBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestRacketeeringLegal proceedingsCrimeState legislatureLaw and orderLegislatureState governmentsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 00:36:59 GMTBrowns' Manziel: "I've made some rookie mistakes", Ohio (AP) — Like reading a blitz, Johnny Manziel knew the questions about his off-field wildness were coming. So the Browns quarterback struck first.sSportsBars and clubsFootballRecreation and leisureLifestyleProfessional footballOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 00:39:13 GMTAP source: Former AG subpoenaed in McDonnell trial, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a possible witness in the upcoming corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCorporate legal affairsLegal proceedingsPolitical corruptionSubpoenasIndictmentsCorporate newsBusinessLaw and orderPolitical issuesRichmondVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 00:12:20 GMTJudge rules feds wrongly protected bearded seals, Alaska (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ruled that a federal fisheries agency improperly listed bearded seals as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.MARK THIESSENaGeneral newsAnimalsSealsNational courtsWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationMammalsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryEnvironmental concernsEnvironmental laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsAlaskaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 23:53:31 GMTNationals send Reds to 7th straight loss 4-1 (AP) — Denard Span matched Cincinnati's hit total with his four singles, and Tanner Roark allowed only three singles over seven innings Friday night, leading the Washington Nationals to a 4-1 victory that extended their surge and the Reds' slump.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 02:26:08 GMT86 family members disenrolled from Oregon tribe, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman says 86 members of her family have been disenrolled from an American Indian tribe that operates the state's largest tribal casino, as leaders review the tribe's rolls and enforce new membership requirements.aGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 01:27:51 GMTBritish envoy: Gaza humanitarian pause possible NATIONS (AP) — Britain's U.N. ambassador says there may be "an extremely short" humanitarian pause in the conflict in Gaza between Israel and Hamas on Saturday lasting several hours.iGeneral newsWar and unrestCease firesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastPalestinian territories, 25 Jul 2014 23:21:43 GMTIsraeli military says a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza will start Saturday morning (AP) — Israeli military says a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza will start Saturday morning.iGeneral newsWar and unrestCease firesGovernment and politicsIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastPalestinian territories, 25 Jul 2014 23:45:36 GMT'Walking Dead' plays season 5 trailer at Comic-Con DIEGO (AP) — Fans attending Friday's panel for "The Walking Dead" at Comic-Con got to see the first trailer for season five.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentComic-Con InternationalAnimation and comicsEventsPerforming arts, 26 Jul 2014 02:14:51 GMTRiley, Zalatoris reach US Junior final WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Davis Riley outlasted Sam Horsfield on the 21st hole Friday in the U.S. Junior Amateur to set up an all-America final against William Zalatoris.sSportsGolfUnited StatesTexasNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 00:29:40 GMTSetback in US-led Gaza truce efforts (AP) — Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defense minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation "significantly."KARIN LAUBIAN DEITCHiGeneral newsWar and unrestTerritorial disputesCease firesWar casualtiesProtests and demonstrationsProperty damageDiplomacyInternational relationsMilitary and defensePolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsWest BankPalestinian territoriesJerusalemIsraelGaza StripHebronMiddle EastQatar, 26 Jul 2014 00:24:05 GMTWar crimes commission takes aim at Islamic State NATIONS (AP) — The head of the independent U.N. commission on Syrian war crimes said Friday that commanders of the Islamic State extremist group are "good candidates" to be put on a confidential list of alleged perpetrators.iGeneral newsWar crimesHuman rights and civil libertiesInternational lawWar and unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle East, 26 Jul 2014 00:08:17 GMTUS rebounds to win twice in International Crown MILLS, Md. (AP) — A switch in pairings led to a change in fortune for the United States in the International Crown.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsJapanTaiwanUnited StatesSouth KoreaEast AsiaMarylandAsiaGreater ChinaNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 23:21:25 GMTUPS driver charged with stealing dozens of guns, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California UPS delivery driver was arrested Friday for stealing dozens of shipped guns that were sold on the black market, federal prosecutors said.aBusinessGeneral newsTheftCrimeCaliforniaRiversideUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 23:43:07 GMTGaza sides agree to lull but truce efforts stall (AP) — Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defense minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation "significantly."KARIN LAUBIAN DEITCHiGeneral newsWar and unrestTerritorial disputesCease firesWar casualtiesProtests and demonstrationsProperty damageInternational relationsDiplomacyPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesWest BankJerusalemIsraelGaza StripHebronMiddle EastQatar, 26 Jul 2014 02:26:58 GMTBaby dies after being left in hot car in Kansas, Kan. (AP) — A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an official said Friday.aGeneral newsCrimeHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsKansasWichitaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 00:05:06 GMTIsrael: 12-hour Gaza cease-fire to start Saturday (AP) — The Israeli military says a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza will start Saturday morning.iGeneral newsWar and unrestCease firesGovernment and politicsIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastPalestinian territories, 25 Jul 2014 23:53:26 GMTPriest in Guam removed over LA allegations ANGELES (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest has been removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, church officials said Friday.aGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesGuamLos AngelesCaliforniaSan FranciscoOceaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 00:04:46 GMTMike Tyson gets a standing ovation at Comic-Con DIEGO (AP) — He didn't always stay on topic, and not everything he said was politically correct or easy to understand, but most of the audience at the Comic-Con panel for Mike Tyson's new animated Adult Swim series roared with laughter throughout.eArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentComic-Con InternationalAnimation and comicsEvents, 26 Jul 2014 01:39:58 GMTAruba to hold Venezuela official seeks immunity, Aruba (AP) — A judge in Aruba ruled Friday that the highest-ranking Venezuelan official ever arrested on a U.S. warrant must remain behind bars pending an extradition request on drug-trafficking charges, prompting Venezuela to cancel flights to the Dutch Caribbean island in retaliation.DILMA ARENDS GEERMANJOSHUA GOODMANiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeExtraditionInternational relationsLegal proceedingsArrestsCrimeArmed forcesAir travel disruptionsMilitant groupsSmugglingLaw and orderGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMilitary and defenseTransportationWar and unrestVenezuelaArubaOranjestadCaribbeanUnited StatesCaribbean NetherlandsColombiaCuracaoLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaNorth AmericaNetherlands Antilles, 26 Jul 2014 02:31:05 GMTCubs hand Cardinals 4th straight loss, 7-6 (AP) — Luis Valbuena hit a decisive two-run homer in the seventh inning Friday, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to hand the St. Louis Cardinals the fourth straight loss, 7-6.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 00:09:09 GMTCarjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings (AP) — Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday as they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 02:57:57 GMTAPNewsBreak: Study recommends inmate immunity test, Calif. (AP) — Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by The Associated Press.aGeneral newsHealthScienceCorrectional systemsNational courtsLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 00:05:58 GMT'Hitman: Agent 47' trailer takes aim at Comic-Con DIEGO (AP) — The first trailer for "Hitman: Agent 47" was unloaded at Comic-Con.eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentComic-Con InternationalEventsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 01:14:11 GMTDefense Department employee gets 2 years in prison DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Defense Department supervisor who oversaw construction and service contracts at a Southern California Marine Corps base to two years in prison after he pleaded guilty to bribery and other charges.aGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryMilitary and defense, 26 Jul 2014 00:04:30 GMTBrown powers Phillies over Diamondbacks 9-5 (AP) — Domonic Brown homered, doubled and drove in three runs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 9-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 02:58:23 GMTArgentina debt talks deadlocked as default looms YORK (AP) — Argentina's negotiations with creditors to resolve a dispute over $1.5 billion in unpaid debts remained deadlocked following talks Friday, setting it on a course for a possible catastrophic default next week.CLAUDIA TORRENSaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsArgentinaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 00:44:32 GMTMontoya back at Indy intent on winning for Penske (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya is back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — one night only, an encore of sorts, in a guest-starring role for Team Penske.sSportsAutomobile racingIndyCarNASCARIndianapolis 500EventsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 23:24:33 GMTColin Firth is a killer spy in new 'Kingsman' film DIEGO (AP) — Colin Firth is a "gentleman spy" with a killer umbrella and Samuel L. Jackson is a blood-hating villain with a lisp in Fox's forthcoming "Kingsman: The Secret Service."eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentComic-Con InternationalAnimation and comicsLaw enforcement agenciesEventsGovernment and politics, 26 Jul 2014 02:05:23 GMTPolice still investigating after burglar killed BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors Friday were waiting for the results of a police investigation into the killing of a burglar by an 80-year-old California homeowner who says he shot the woman in the back as she fled his home and ran down an alley, the district attorney's office said.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeArrestsLaw and orderTheftViolent crimeLong BeachCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 01:21:21 GMTMigrants: Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help (AP) — Pressing for swift action, President Barack Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S.wGovernment and politicsPolitical corruptionLegislatureImmigration policyBorder securityPolitical refugeesPolitical partiesImmigrationLegislationImpeachmentsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyPolitical issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseGeneral newsHuman welfarePolitical organizationsUnited StatesGuatemalaDistrict of ColumbiaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral America, 25 Jul 2014 23:25:36 GMTFamily feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners.DENISE LAVOIEaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsBoycottsLabor issuesRebellions and uprisingsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 00:55:01 GMT'Up the Down Staircase' writer Kaufman dies at 103 YORK (AP) — Bel Kaufman, the witty and spirited fiction writer, educator and storyteller whose million-selling "Up the Down Staircase" captured the insanity and the humor, the pathos and the poetry of the American high school, died Friday at age 103.HILLEL ITALIEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureObituariesEntertainment, 26 Jul 2014 00:59:56 GMTUS regulators close small bank in Illinois (AP) — Regulators have closed a small lender in Illinois, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 14 after 24 closures in all of 2013.fBusinessFinancial crisisRecessions and depressionsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsEconomyFinancial marketsUnited StatesIllinoisNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 23:38:18 GMTJarrod Lyle 7 strokes back in US return PARK, Kan. (AP) — Jarrod Lyle followed his opening 4-under 67 with a 69 in windy conditions Friday in the Tour's Midwest Classic, leaving the Australian seven strokes behind leader Zack Sucher in his first U.S. event since his second bout with leukemia.sSportsGolfMen's golfMen's sportsKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 02:11:30 GMTCalifornia to have 4 governors in 4 days next week, Calif. (AP) — How many governors does it take to run the state of California? Next week, the answer's four.aGeneral newsOdditiesGovernment and politicsElectionsState governmentsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Jul 2014 02:55:36 GMTSame-sex marriage ban struck down for Miami area (AP) — A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week. Still, no marriage licenses will be issued for gay couples in either county any time soon to allow for appeals.aGeneral newsGays and lesbiansMarriageConstitutional amendmentsGovernment and politicsFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesCourtsJudiciaryState governmentsHuman welfareNational courtsNational governmentsConstitutionsFloridaMiamiUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 23:46:06 GMT