FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Jul 2014 14:40:05 -0700After much movement, stocks end where they began YORK (AP) — Only Wall Street could make the buying and selling of more than 3 billion shares look like nothing happened.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsFinancial marketsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 21:00:27 GMTTornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead CHARLES, Va. (AP) — The sky turned black and cellphones pinged with emergency messages. Moments later, a tornado ripped through a sprawling, carnival-like campground Thursday, snapping dozens of trees and flipping over RVs.aGeneral newsWeatherTornadoesNatural disastersHealthInjuriesAccidents and disastersVirginiaNew JerseyChesapeake BayUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:58:05 GMTCavaliers sign rookie Andrew Wiggins (AP) — The Cavaliers have signed No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, a contract that prevents him from being traded for 30 days.sSportsMen's basketballSports transactionsSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:23:23 GMTArrest warrant issued for man with tuberculosis, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in Northern California said Thursday that they have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who is contagious and has refused treatment, putting those around him at risk.aGeneral newsHealthArrestsDiseases and conditionsLung diseaseInfectious diseasesLaw and orderCrimeCaliforniaStocktonUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:46:56 GMTHow the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursday U.S. stock indexes ended roughly where they began Thursday, despite investors having to work through a busy day of corporate earnings and two economic reports.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsStock marketsFinancial markets, 24 Jul 2014 21:07:59 GMTSenate hopefuls risk "oppo-research" revelations (AP) — Sen. John Walsh is learning that running for a highly competitive Senate seat brings intense scrutiny of almost everything he ever wrote or said publicly.pGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureCampaignsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:21:05 GMTExecution offers evidence against lethal injection LOUIS (AP) — The nation's third botched execution in six months offers more evidence for the courts that lethal injection carries too many risks and amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, death-row lawyers and other opponents said Thursday.aGeneral newsDrug-related crimeDeath penalty controversyCriminal punishmentLaw and orderCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsArizonaOhioTexasMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:36:56 GMTCavs sign Wiggins, who can't be traded for 30 days (AP) — Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one.sSportsAthlete compensationSports transactionsMen's basketballSports businessMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 21:13:02 GMTUSA TODAY BEST-SELLERS "The Book of Life" by Deborah Harkness (Viking)The Associated PresseBooks and literatureEntertainmentArts and entertainmentUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:39:13 GMTObama wants limits on US company mergers abroad ANGELES (AP) — Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded "economic patriotism" from U.S. corporations that use legal means to avoid U.S. taxes through overseas mergers.aBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureCorporate taxesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsOwnership changesCorporate newsHealth care industryIndustriesConsumer products and servicesUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 21:04:34 GMTUN: 9 aid trucks enter Syria without government OK NATIONS (AP) — Nine trucks carrying food and other supplies crossed into Syria through a Turkish checkpoint Thursday — the first to do so under a U.N. resolution authorizing cross-border aid deliveries without Syrian government approval.iGeneral newsWar and unrestHumanitarian assistanceState governmentsGovernment and politicsSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 19:57:26 GMTAP Source: NFL stadium sites explored in Toronto, N.Y. (AP) — A Buffalo Bills prospective ownership group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi has conducted a feasibility study into buying the NFL franchise and building a stadium in Toronto, said a person close to the situation saysJOHN WAWROWeArts and entertainmentSportsMusicEntertainmentSports facility constructionSports team ownership changesMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessProfessional footballFootballNew YorkBuffaloTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 24 Jul 2014 19:50:25 GMTFigures on government spending and debt (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.fGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyGovernment finance, 24 Jul 2014 20:01:42 GMTUruguay leader thirsty for Paraguay's yerba mate, Paraguay (AP) — Paraguayan yerba mate producers say Uruguay's president is thirsty for more of the traditional tea for his country and is asking them to fill the need at a lower price.iGeneral newsParaguayUruguaySouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Jul 2014 20:49:57 GMTJudge: James Holmes sanity exam can be recorded, Colo. (AP) — The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case says defendant James Holmes' second sanity evaluation of can be video-recorded despite his lawyers' objections.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 21:24:22 GMTDutch sending unarmed police to Ukraine crash site HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands is sending 40 unarmed military police to eastern Ukraine as part of a ramped-up effort to find the last victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 still at the wreckage site, Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced late Thursday.MIKE CORDERiGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashForensicsEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderGovernment and politicsNetherlandsUkraineWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 24 Jul 2014 20:56:59 GMTSenate hopefuls risk 'oppo-research' revelations (AP) — It's one thing to be Montana's lieutenant governor. It's another to be a U.S. Senate candidate in one of the states that will determine which party controls that 100-member chamber.pGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState governmentsCampaignsLegislatureUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaMontanaNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:34:26 GMTCorrection: Housing-Clinging to Low Rates story (AP) — In a story July 11 about people who are hesitant to sell their homes and give up their ultra-low mortgage rates, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a rental index compiled by real estate data provider Zillow had risen 19 percent in the past year. In fact, Zillow's index measures how much of a typical renter's income goes toward rent; the index is 19 percent above its historical average.wBusinessGeneral newsHome salesPricesHome sellingHome buyingEconomic outlookEconomyReal estatePersonal loansPersonal financeConstruction put in placeConstruction sector performanceResidential real estateLifestyleProfessional servicesIndustries, 24 Jul 2014 21:07:42 GMTGrowing influx of musk oxen prompts Alaska hunt, Alaska (AP) — A growing influx of musk oxen in the western Alaska town of Nome has prompted wildlife officials to open a subsistence hunt early for the large shaggy animals.aGeneral newsAnimalsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:46:56 GMTMcCarthy, Yankees top Texas for 6th win in 7 games YORK (AP) — Brandon McCarthy threw six more solid innings, fellow newcomer Chase Headley delivered another timely hit and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday for their sixth win in seven games.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsNew York CityTexasNew YorkTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 24 Jul 2014 20:08:09 GMTHoney bees sting Texas man about 1,000 times FALLS, Texas (AP) — A North Texas street department worker has been stung about 1,000 times by aggressive bees that also attacked two co-workers who tried to help him.aGeneral newsInsect stingsBeesInjuriesHealthInsectsAnimalsWichita FallsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:02:58 GMTUnion Pacific 2Q profit chugs ahead 17 percent, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Corp. said Thursday that its quarterly profit climbed 17 percent as the railroad hauled 8 percent more freight and raised shipping rates.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsOmahaNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 21:18:57 GMTQualifier Cuevas upsets Seppi in Umag 2nd round, Croatia (AP) — Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay upset sixth-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy 6-3, 6-1 on Thursday to become the first qualifier to reach the Croatia Open quarterfinals in seven years.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisCroatiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 20:12:27 GMTStarbucks profit rises on stronger sales YORK (AP) — Starbucks reported a higher quarterly profit Thursday as new food and drinks helped boost sales in the U.S.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:26:19 GMTUS data show states getting most immigrant kids ANA, Calif. (AP) — New federal data show Texas, New York, Florida and California are receiving the most unaccompanied children caught at the U.S. border.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsSanta AnaUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 21:20:47 GMTRuling on antibiotics in livestock reversed YORK (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration isn't required to hold public hearings to evaluate the health risks of widespread use of antibiotics in animal feed, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.aBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:57:18 GMTWALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS Books Week Ended July 19th.The Associated PresseBooks and literatureConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEntertainmentArts and entertainment, 24 Jul 2014 20:39:35 GMTHamels, Utley lead Phils over Giants 2-1 (AP) — Cole Hamels pitched eight strong innings and Chase Utley had a tiebreaking RBI single in the fifth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday.AARON BRACYsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPhiladelphiaSan FranciscoPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 24 Jul 2014 20:37:42 GMTWalsh campaign: Senator won't withdraw from race, Mont. (AP) — Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid allegations he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him to the Senate earlier this year.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHigher educationCampaignsState governmentsElectionsArmed forcesLegislatureEducationSocial affairsMilitary and defenseMontanaIraqUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle East, 24 Jul 2014 21:08:07 GMTNational Guard recruiter charged with fraud, Fla. (AP) — A Tampa Bay area National Guard recruiter is facing federal charges after authorities say he falsified sign-up numbers to earn about $78,000 in bonuses.aGeneral newsFraud and false statementsCrimeTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 21:25:34 GMTOhio State marching band chief fired after probe, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues," some involving rituals where students were pressured to march in their underwear or participate in sexually themed stunts.aGeneral newsSportsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsSchool athleticsOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 21:07:04 GMTWoody Allen back in spotlight, promoting new film his long career, Woody Allen has been fascinated by magic, a theme he's explored frequently onscreen: playing a magician in "Scoop," sending Owen Wilson on time travel in "Midnight in Paris," or pulling Jeff Daniels out of a movie screen in "The Purple Rose of Cairo."The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrity, 24 Jul 2014 19:50:41 GMTVery bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster (AP) — Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm, and yet another disappears. Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, a cluster of disasters spanning three continents.wGovernment and politicsTransportation safetyAccidentsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEventsUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 21:25:35 GMTOil falls on worries about US gasoline demand price of oil fell near $102 a barrel Thursday, erasing gains from the day before.The Associated PressfBusinessCommodity marketsEnergy industryIndustriesFinancial marketsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:43:01 GMTProsecutor: Doctor fired back at hospital gunman, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a doctor wounded by a patient in a deadly shooting at a suburban Philadelphia hospital campus appears to have been the person who returned fire and wounded the patient.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 21:27:16 GMTGrain mixed, beef higher and pork lower (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.fCommodity marketsFinancial marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:05:22 GMTAmazon shares fall on 2Q loss (AP) — Shares of Inc. fell Thursday after the e-commerce retailer reported a larger than expected second quarter loss as expenses outpaced a surge in revenue.htBusinessTechnologyFinancial performanceCorporate newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomySeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 21:14:22 GMT2 Texas football players charged with sex assault, Texas (AP) — Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.sSportsViolent crimeArrestsCollege footballWomen's sportsCrimeCollege sportsSex in societyFootballGeneral newsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 21:12:39 GMTCourt throws out Chiquita terror payment claims (AP) — A divided federal appeals court on Thursday threw out claims potentially worth billions of dollars against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by relatives of thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war.aBusinessGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesJudicial appointments and nominationsNational courtsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCorporate newsSocial issuesSocial affairsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsGovernment appointments and nominationsNational governmentsCourtsCorporate managementPersonnelLegislationLegislatureUnited StatesColombiaNorth AmericaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Jul 2014 21:06:21 GMTFrank Lampard joins New York City FC of MLS YORK (AP) — The newest team in Major League Soccer is doing its part to fill Yankee Stadium with stars.sSportsSports transactionsMen's soccerProfessional soccerMen's sportsSoccerSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 21:16:30 GMTMellencamp son keeps bond after alcohol arrest, Ind. (AP) — A lawyer for rock star John Mellencamp's oldest son says her client will receive alcohol treatment and stay out of trouble following an underage drinking arrest.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentArrestsCelebrityViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsBloomingtonIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:53:13 GMTShooting at hospital near Philadelphia injures 3, Pa. (AP) — Police in suburban Philadelphia are investigating a shooting at a hospital campus that may have left as many as three people injured and say a suspect is in custody.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:54:30 GMTSatellites show major Southwest groundwater loss FRANCISCO (AP) — Groundwater losses from the Colorado River basin appear massive enough to threaten long-term supplies for the seven states and parts of Mexico that draw water from the basin, a study released Thursday says.aGeneral newsLimnologyEnvironmental scienceEnvironmentEnvironment and natureScienceColoradoCaliforniaColorado RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:54:10 GMTJudge argues for return of firing squad executions FRANCISCO (AP) — An influential federal appeals court judge said Thursday that the nation's third lethal injection execution to go awry in six months underscores his call to bring back firing squads.aGeneral newsNational courtsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciary, 24 Jul 2014 20:38:10 GMTQuestions surround DC gun arrest of poultry exec (AP) — A South Carolina pork-and-poultry executive was charged after police say he tried to enter a congressional office building in Washington with a loaded handgun.wGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 21:08:55 GMTStarbucks US sales rise with help of revamped food YORK (AP) — Starbucks said Thursday that its revamped breakfast sandwiches and other new menu items helped boost sales at its U.S. cafes.fBusinessCorporate stockFinancial performanceCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:59:53 GMTEx-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba, Colombia (AP) — Authorities in Aruba announced Thursday that they arrested a close confidant of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who was sent as that country's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S. government on charges of drug trafficking.JOSHUA GOODMANDAVID MCFADDENiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeArrestsInternational relationsDiplomacyCrimeSmugglingLaw and orderGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessVenezuelaArubaBogotaNetherlandsCaribbeanUnited StatesColombiaLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:52:36 GMTUS driver Rossi joins F1's Marussia as reserve, Hungary (AP) — Marussia says Alexander Rossi of the U.S. has joined the Formula One team as its new reserve driver.sSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneHungaryEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 21:10:52 GMT1 dead, 2 hurt in Pennsylvania hospital shooting, Pa. (AP) — A gunman opened fire inside a hospital psychiatric unit on Thursday, leaving one hospital employee dead and a second injured before being critically wounded himself, a prosecutor said.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 20:34:41 GMTArizona execution: Lawyer said inmate not in pain, Ariz. (AP) — As a condemned murderer gasped for more than 90 minutes in the death chamber, a judge convened an urgent hearing in which a state lawyer assured him that the inmate was comatose and not feeling any pain.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsDeath penalty controversyCrimeLaw and orderCriminal punishmentSocial issuesSocial affairsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:59:31 GMT