FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Nov 2014 07:00:16 -07001 Dem Senate candidate welcoming Obama's help (AP) — President Barack Obama is finding something unusual in his late campaign push before Tuesday's election — a Democratic Senate candidate willing to appear with him.NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politicsCampaignsSenate electionsState governmentsLegislaturePolitical partiesElectionsState electionsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesMichiganNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 11:58:57 GMTBurkina Faso president in Ivory Coast after ouster, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's former president fled to neighboring Ivory Coast with his family after violent protests drove him from power after 27 years in office, Ivory Coast said Saturday, as a largely unknown military colonel said he had taken the helm.By BRAHIMA OUEDRAOGOiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical resignationsBurkina FasoOuagadougouIvory CoastWest AfricaAfrica, 01 Nov 2014 13:43:00 GMTAfghan president: Corruption, security top issues, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai vowed Saturday to crack down on corruption and ensure security in his nation, even as insurgent attacks in an eastern province killed at least 12 local troops.RAHIM FAIEZLYNNE O'DONNELLiGeneral newsWar and unrestPolitical corruptionPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 01 Nov 2014 12:05:03 GMTAs election closes in, Obama on center stage (AP) — Clashing views from the White House and Republicans about the nation's trajectory are closing out the final week before Election Day.JIM KUHNHENNpGovernment and politicsElectionsVotingState electionsMid-term electionsLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical organizationsDistrict of ColumbiaArkansasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 10:18:10 GMTDuck farming fading away on New York's Long Island, N.Y. (AP) — When Brooklyn chef Jason Marcus talks about preparing Long Island duck, he can't help salivating.FRANK ELTMANaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleHome and gardenCultural preservationIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsCulturesSocial affairsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 13:02:49 GMTYemen Shiite rebels kill 4 Islamist party guards, Yemen (AP) — Yemen Shiite rebels attacked an Islamist party headquarters in a central province killing four guards and blowing up the building overnight, security officials said.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaMiddle East, 01 Nov 2014 11:55:13 GMTIraqi peshmerga fighters prepare for Syria battle, Turkey (AP) — Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepared Saturday to battle Islamic State group militants in the Syrian border town of Kobani, just hours after they arrived in a town that's become a focal point in the battle against the extremists.ELENA BECATOROSBASSEM MROUEiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSyriaTurkeyUnited StatesMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 12:04:33 GMTList of Senate candidates with House backgrounds or former House members who are Senate candidates in Tuesday's elections:The Associated PresspGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsHouse electionsLegislatureGeneral electionsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 11:47:06 GMTBoko Haram denies truce, kidnapped girls married, Nigeria (AP) — The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and said more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off.HARUNA UMARMICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsPrisoner exchangeKidnappingCease firesGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsCrimeNigeriaAfricaChadWest AfricaCentral Africa, 01 Nov 2014 10:27:52 GMTReunion for Dallas nurse who survived Ebola, dog (AP) — A Dallas nurse who recovered from Ebola is set to be reunited with her dog, which has been quarantined since his owner fell ill.aGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 12:27:19 GMTSenate changes as more former House members join (AP) — The Senate is becoming nearly as rancorous as the House, and many say one reason is an influx of senators who served in that sharp-elbowed lower chamber. Tuesday's elections may leave the august Senate with more former members than ever from the rough-and-tumble House.ALAN FRAMpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureNational electionsPolitical partiesFilibustersPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 11:41:02 GMTBodies of 3 Kansas plane crash victims removed, Kan. (AP) — Three bodies and the cockpit voice recorder have been removed from a Wichita flight training facility that was hit by a small plane this week.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationWichitaKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 13:43:07 GMTCalif. storms go south; evacuations in Ventura Cty FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly a dozen homes north of Los Angeles were evacuated over mudslide concerns, a fire captain said early Saturday, after storms that rained on the San Francisco Giants' World Series championship parade moved south.The Associated PressaGeneral newsEvacuationsStormsWeatherAccidents and disastersMLB World SeriesEventsNatural disastersMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSportsCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 11:15:17 GMTNew question in Texas: Can Davis survive defeat?, Texas (AP) — It's a sunny afternoon just before the election and Wendy Davis isn't addressing an arena packed with adoring supporters, speaking on national television or working a hotel ballroom of top donors.WILL WEISSERTPAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsState legislatureFilibustersLegislatureTexasKilleenUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 11:46:48 GMTTV SportsWatch — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for AAA Texas 500, at Fort WorthThe Associated PresssWomen's sportsCollege sportsWomen's golfGolfMen's golfCollege hockeyCollege footballMarathonsBasketballCollege basketballAutomobile racingHockeyBreeders' Cup World ChampionshipsWomen's basketballNHRAFormula OneProfessional hockeyNASCARTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports mediaSportsMen's sportsFootballTrack and fieldMen's hockeyEventsProfessional basketballMen's basketballRugby unionRugbyThoroughbred racingHorse racingProfessional soccerSoccerMen's soccerUnited StatesTexasAustinFort WorthFloridaCaliforniaNew York CityChicagoLas VegasShanghaiNorth AmericaNew YorkIllinoisNevadaChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Nov 2014 13:39:17 GMTUN: At least 1,273 Iraqis killed in October (AP) — The United Nations mission in Baghdad says at least 1,273 Iraqis were killed in violence in October, a slight increase compared to last month amid the ongoing assault by the extremist Islamic State group.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 01 Nov 2014 11:14:22 GMTRussia's top radio station slapped by government (AP) — The Russian government's communications watchdog has issued a warning to a top independent radio station over a program about Ukraine.VLADIMIR ISACHENKOViBusinessGeneral newsGovernment programsTelevisionWar and unrestGovernment and politicsMediaRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 01 Nov 2014 13:45:01 GMTWeekend Time Schedule 1 Mississippi State vs. Arkansas, 7:15 p.m.The Associated PresssGolfWomen's golfTennisFormula OneMLS CupNHRANASCARSportsWomen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsAutomobile racingEventsProfessional footballFootballProfessional soccerSoccerMen's soccerCanadaFloridaDallasAustinNew YorkFort WorthHoustonPhoenixTaiwanParisCaliforniaBulgariaArizonaPhiladelphiaMalaysiaKansasColoradoLos AngelesBuffaloPittsburghSofiaSeattleNew York CityWashingtonShanghaiTaipeiChicagoTorontoKuala LumpurWinnipegLas VegasOklahomaNorth AmericaUnited StatesTexasGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropePennsylvaniaSoutheast AsiaChinaIllinoisOntarioManitobaNevada, 01 Nov 2014 13:40:29 GMTSuicide car bomber kills 9 Afghan police, soldiers, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says at least nine members of the country's security forces have been killed in a suicide attack in eastern Logar province.iGeneral newsPoliceTerrorismWar and unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 01 Nov 2014 10:06:51 GMTAlexander Levy builds 4-shot lead in Shanghai (AP) — Alexander Levy sent his 40-foot putt across the sixth green and down a steep ridge toward the cup, and when it curled in the left side, he turned toward his caddie with arms raised and a smile that lit up Lake Malaren on an overcast day.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfShanghaiEast AsiaEuropeChinaGreater ChinaAsia, 01 Nov 2014 09:58:25 GMTBlackout hits Bangladesh as line from India fails, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh was struggling to restore power hours after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed on Saturday, causing a nationwide blackout, and officials said it would take at least 12 more hours to repair the system.JULHAS ALAMiGeneral newsPower outagesEnergy industryProduction facilitiesService outagesUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessIndustrial products and servicesCorporate newsIndiaBangladeshDhakaSouth AsiaAsia, 01 Nov 2014 13:43:09 GMTKurds in Turkey rally to back city besieged by IS, Turkey (AP) — Tens of thousands of Kurds are rallying in Turkish cities in solidarity with the embattled Syrian city of Kobani, which has been under a brutal siege by the Islamic State group.iGeneral newsTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Nov 2014 13:32:30 GMTSpain police nab 19 suspected of trafficking women (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested 19 people suspected of smuggling Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian women into the country for the purpose of prostitution.iGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeSpainEuropeWestern Europe, 01 Nov 2014 13:01:31 GMTCruise ship stuck off Norway, no damage, Denmark (AP) — A Bahamas-registered cruise liner that ran aground in northern Norway a few months ago did it again on Saturday, in sight of the pier where it was to be moored.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNorwayUnited KingdomDenmarkWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Nov 2014 13:53:52 GMTUK warns travelers they could be terror targets (AP) — Britain has taken the unusual step of issuing a general terror warning to all U.K. travelers overseas because of fears that they could be targeted by Islamic State group terrorists seeking revenge for coalition actions in the Middle East.iGeneral newsTerrorismInternational relationsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Nov 2014 11:01:26 GMTTunisia elections possible model for region, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's orderly parliamentary elections are being hailed as a model of democracy for a region torn by strife and full of dictatorships. Regional rivalries, however, may put pressures on this fledgling democracy to move away from the dialogue and consensus that has made the country's transition a success so far.PAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsElectionsGovernment and politicsIslamismNational governmentsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesNational electionsTunisiaEgyptLibyaTunisUnited Arab EmiratesNorth AfricaMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaQatarAfrica, 01 Nov 2014 13:26:03 GMTWhy excessively low inflation can damage economies (AP) — In explaining its surprise move Friday to inject more stimulus into the financial system, the Bank of Japan cited one main factor: Prices that are too low.The Associated PresswBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomy, 01 Nov 2014 13:01:30 GMTBody of Zambian president arrives home, Zambia (AP) — A chartered plane carrying the body of Zambian President Michael Sata arrived on Saturday in Zambia from London, where the president died in a hospital after a long illness.NOEL SICHALWEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsZambiaLusakaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 01 Nov 2014 10:15:47 GMT'We just had a hunch': US marshals nab Eric Frein, Pa. (AP) — Scott Malkowski, a task force commander with the U.S. Marshals Service, spied a figure moving from the woods toward an abandoned airplane hangar in the Pocono Mountains. Looking at his face, his black hat and fleece, and his height and weight, Malkowski was certain he had his man.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 12:41:31 GMTBoko Haram leader threatens to kill German hostage, Nigeria (AP) — The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremists is threatening to kill a captured German.iGeneral newsHostage situationsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsPrisoner exchangeMissing personsGovernment and politicsKidnappingLocal governmentsCrimeNigeriaGermanyWest AfricaAfricaWestern EuropeEuropeChadCentral Africa, 01 Nov 2014 12:41:14 GMTInvestigators, Branson go to spacecraft crash site, Calif. (AP) — Federal accident investigators are headed to a desert crash site where a winged spaceship designed to give wealthy tourists a high-altitude view of Earth broke up during a test flight, killing one pilot and badly injuring another.BRIAN MELLEYaBusinessGeneral newsScienceTravelLifestyleAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustries, 01 Nov 2014 12:57:48 GMT8 convicted for alleged same-sex wedding in Egypt (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday convicted eight men for "inciting debauchery" following their appearance in an alleged same-sex wedding party on a Nile boat, sentencing each of them to three years in prison.iGeneral newsGays and lesbiansCrimeArrestsLegal proceedingsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderEgyptNorth AfricaMiddle EastAfrica, 01 Nov 2014 12:53:28 GMTMoore, Na tied after 3 rounds of CIMB Classic LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Defending champion Ryan Moore will draw on the experience of last year's narrow victory when he enters the final round of the CIMB Classic on Sunday tied for the lead with Kevin Na.CHRIS LINESsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfMalaysiaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaAsia, 01 Nov 2014 10:21:40 GMTSouth Africa arrests 2 Vietnamese for poaching (AP) — South African police have arrested two Vietnamese and confiscated a large number of rhinoceros horns as part of an anti-poaching operation, authorities said Saturday.CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsAnimal poaching and smugglingArrestsRhinocerosCrimeEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWildlifeLaw and orderMammalsAnimalsScienceSouth AfricaAfricaVietnamSouthern AfricaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 01 Nov 2014 10:14:33 GMTNurse free to move about as restrictions eased KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a Maine judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her, handing officials in Maine a defeat in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola.ROBERT F. BUKATYaGeneral newsHealthLegal proceedingsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsLaw and orderOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleMaineUnited StatesWest AfricaAfricaNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 12:18:01 GMTDriver sought in crash that killed 3 on Halloween ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles area authorities say they're looking for a motorist who crashed into three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes, leaving them with fatal injuries and fleeing the scene.ANDREW DALTONaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleLos AngelesCaliforniaSanta AnaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 13:13:46 GMTFor a man without a party, turnout is big test PARK, Kansas (AP) — Independent candidate Greg Orman, running a surprisingly competitive race for the Senate in Kansas, has based his campaign on his disdain for both major political parties. But the parties have something the Kansas City businessman could really use right now: an established get out the vote operation.THOMAS BEAUMONTaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsLegislatureKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 12:45:16 GMTUkraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism, Ukraine (AP) — Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine prepared Saturday to elect legislators and executives in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but backed by Russia.NATALIYA VASILYEVAiGeneral newsInternational agreementsWar and unrestElectionsGovernment and politicsLocal electionsInternational relationsUkraineDonetskRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 01 Nov 2014 11:29:55 GMTIraqi officials say Islamic State group lines up, kills 50 tribesmen, women in Anbar province (AP) — Iraqi officials say Islamic State group lines up, kills 50 tribesmen, women in Anbar province.iGeneral newsIraqMiddle East, 01 Nov 2014 11:29:55 GMTChina manufacturing growth falls in October (AP) — China's manufacturing growth declined further in October amid a slowing economy and languishing global demand, according to a survey released Saturday.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthManufacturing sector performanceEconomyChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Nov 2014 09:46:49 GMT2nd soldier claims presidency in Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso (AP) — A largely unknown military colonel emerged early Saturday to say he had taken the helm of Burkina Faso, hours after an army general had made a similar declaration following the ouster of the country's president of 27 years.BRAHIMA OUEDRAOGOiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical resignationsBurkina FasoOuagadougouWest AfricaAfrica, 01 Nov 2014 11:34:00 GMTMexico orders immediate release of Marine veteran DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPost-traumatic stress disorderVeteransCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderMental healthHealthMexicoUnited StatesSan DiegoCaliforniaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Nov 2014 10:21:29 GMTFrance captain picks 4 players for Davis Cup camp (AP) — Despite their poor results at the Paris Masters, France captain Arnaud Clement is sticking with his regular players for the Davis Cup final against Switzerland.SAMUEL PETREQUINsSportsDavis CupMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsFranceLilleParisSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Nov 2014 13:43:02 GMTIraqi officials: IS extremists line up, kill 50 (AP) — Islamic State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 tribesmen and women in Iraq's Anbar province, officials said Saturday, the latest mass killing committed by the group.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar casualtiesWar and unrestIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 01 Nov 2014 13:21:12 GMTCalifornia storm wets Giants parade, heads south FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say several homes in Ventura County have been evacuated after mud and debris from a hillside struck at least two of them and partially buried one man.The Associated PressaGeneral newsEvacuationsMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSportsStormsWeatherMLB World SeriesAccidents and disastersEventsNatural disastersCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 10:35:06 GMTUN panel scrambling to finish climate report, Denmark (AP) — After an all-night session, the United Nations' expert panel on climate science was scrambling Saturday to finish a report on global warming that a top U.N. official said offers "conclusive evidence" that humans are altering the Earth's climate system.KARL RITTERiGeneral newsScienceClimateWeather forecastsEnvironmental concernsEnvironment and natureEnergy and the environmentEnvironmentWeatherDenmarkCopenhagenWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Nov 2014 13:06:32 GMTBikers cancel party after police recover bar, Denmark (AP) — No bar, no party.iOdditiesBars and clubsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleDenmarkWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Nov 2014 11:52:57 GMTInbee Park takes 4-shot lead in LPGA Taiwan, Taiwan (AP) — Inbee Park shot a 3-under 69 in windy conditions Saturday in the LPGA Taiwan Championship to increase her lead to four strokes.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsTaiwanEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 01 Nov 2014 09:51:34 GMTJames rebounds, leads Cavaliers past Bulls (AP) — Never mind that sluggish opener.ANDREW SELIGMANaGeneral newsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAthlete healthChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 11:29:19 GMTIran says 93 percent of executions drug-related, Iran (AP) — Responding to a United Nations report criticizing death sentences in Iran, a senior official in the Islamic Republic is saying that 93 percent of executions in the country involve drug smuggling.iGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimeIranMiddle East, 01 Nov 2014 10:10:42 GMT