FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 29 Nov 2014 01:37:12 -0800French president cheered in Ebola-stricken Guineahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c739ba7caba435ca4feb1e1c7431082CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — French President Francois Hollande brought a message of hope to Guinea on Friday, where thousands of residents lined the roads while clapping, drumming and dancing to catch a glimpse of the first Western leader to visit a country hard hit by Ebola.By MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsHealthEpidemicsAccidents and disastersFinancial crisisInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthEconomyBusinessFinancial marketsGovernment and politicsAfricaWest AfricaGuineaSenegalMaliLiberiaFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c739ba7caba435ca4feb1e1c7431082Sat, 29 Nov 2014 03:44:23 GMTValentine scores 25 as Michigan St beats Marquettehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d7d3b0a85954fbf9ae0cf2c71c0a7e9LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo wasn't totally enamored with the Spartans' victory over Marquette.By MARK DIDTLERsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsMarquetteMichiganOrlandoUnited StatesNorth AmericaFloridahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d7d3b0a85954fbf9ae0cf2c71c0a7e9Sat, 29 Nov 2014 05:25:35 GMTProminent rights lawyer released in Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cea8fa2f3ce49d8add5473c3a03130bBEIJING (AP) — A prominent human rights lawyer was released Saturday from six months in police custody in central China, according a Beijing-based social justice group.iGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cea8fa2f3ce49d8add5473c3a03130bSat, 29 Nov 2014 07:12:42 GMTParker leads Spurs over Kingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad9eca2a8b464da28e34c4fd87e2ee90SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tony Parker had 27 points and the San Antonio Spurs held on to beat the Sacramento Kings 112-104 on Friday night, —their second straight victory without Gregg Popovich.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballTexasSan AntonioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ad9eca2a8b464da28e34c4fd87e2ee90Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:07:46 GMTWestbrook scores 32 in return; Thunder beat Knickshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0abe7d09796433fab4af827ec1112f9OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 32 points in his first game back from a broken right hand, and the Thunder rolled past the Knicks 105-78 on Friday night.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballOklahoma CityOklahomaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0abe7d09796433fab4af827ec1112f9Sat, 29 Nov 2014 03:47:10 GMTGriffin leads Clippers over Rockets 102-85http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45d83ae6d53a4fb68ebcf71a96d4b477HOUSTON (AP) — Blake Griffin had 30 points and 10 rebounds and Jamal Crawford added 21 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers coast to a 102-85 win over the injury-depleted Houston Rockets on Friday night.By KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45d83ae6d53a4fb68ebcf71a96d4b477Sat, 29 Nov 2014 03:43:59 GMTSpieth among 3rd-round leaders at Australian Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0b782b08c754320b1fe9167cce5fe31SYDNEY (AP) — American Jordan Spieth was one of few players to master a wind-swept course at the Australian Open on Saturday, shooting a 2-under 69 to move into a three-way share of the lead.By DENNIS PASSAsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0b782b08c754320b1fe9167cce5fe31Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:55:23 GMTWild blow lead, rally to beat Stars 5-4 in OThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7542d9aef9f45fc9f969fdea216ac96DALLAS (AP) — Marco Scandella scored the winning goal 2:04 into overtime, after Thomas Vanek pulled Minnesota even late in regulation, and the Wild beat the Dallas Stars 5-4 after blowing a three-goal lead on Friday night.By SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7542d9aef9f45fc9f969fdea216ac96Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:53:29 GMTEgypt court dismisses criminal charges against Mubarak in killing of 2011 protestershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a31887be0884ab1933783583de1c83aCAIRO (AP) — Egypt court dismisses criminal charges against Mubarak in killing of 2011 protesters.iGeneral newsEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a31887be0884ab1933783583de1c83aSat, 29 Nov 2014 09:08:49 GMTSeveral protesters taken into custody in Fergusonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4eb614d678ec4f2786881b6ee1807d58FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — More than a dozen people protesting a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown have been arrested outside of the Ferguson police department.By PHILLIP LUCAS and TOM FOREMAN Jr.aBusinessGeneral newsArrestsProtests and demonstrationsLaw and orderCrimePolitical and civil unrestJuvenile crimeMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaSt. LouisChicagoCaliforniaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4eb614d678ec4f2786881b6ee1807d58Sat, 29 Nov 2014 05:23:11 GMT15 arrested as demonstration return to Fergusonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/443d0cc66c8a41219b13d450f9dbc8f3FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Disrupting commerce, transit and traffic became focal points for demonstrators across the country days after the announcement that a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri declined to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.By PHILLIP LUCAS and TOM FOREMAN Jr.aBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsCrimePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisSan FranciscoChicagoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/443d0cc66c8a41219b13d450f9dbc8f3Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:56:14 GMTTarasenko's OT winner lifts Blues over Oilershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44dd4b8a20e64e3ca271a5d34f78cc4dST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored at 4:20 of overtime to lift the St. Louis Blues over the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Friday night.By NATE LATSCHsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsSt. LouisEdmontonMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaAlbertaCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44dd4b8a20e64e3ca271a5d34f78cc4dSat, 29 Nov 2014 04:22:56 GMTIndia: Pakistan agencies backing terror groupshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c654d4f9e884054824d23a8dee20ce7GUWAHATI, India (AP) — India's home minister has hit out at Pakistan saying its state agencies are backing acts of terrorism against India.iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestIndiaPakistanKashmirSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c654d4f9e884054824d23a8dee20ce7Sat, 29 Nov 2014 07:34:00 GMTHamilton's OT goal lifts Bruins over Jets 2-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c654c89b434dd084e65a0f5c9795a7BOSTON (AP) — Dougie Hamilton scored 3:39 into overtime, and the Boston Bruins rallied for a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night.By DOUG ALDENsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsBuffaloUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c654c89b434dd084e65a0f5c9795a7Sat, 29 Nov 2014 03:54:41 GMTPope visits iconic religious sites in Istanbulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ffe716252d443bcac1e3958e2da0ddbISTANBUL (AP) — Pope Francis visits two of Turkey's most iconic sites and shifts gears toward more religious affairs as he arrives in Istanbul for the second leg of his three-day visit to the Muslim nation.iGeneral newsChristianityIslamReligionSocial affairsTurkeyIstanbulMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ffe716252d443bcac1e3958e2da0ddbSat, 29 Nov 2014 07:36:35 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c12cb63f3a74c519f0135d69c79e891Today is Saturday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2014. There are 32 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLos AngelesChicagoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c12cb63f3a74c519f0135d69c79e891Sat, 29 Nov 2014 05:00:18 GMTQualls leads No. 25 Arkansas past North Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8ea5fc3eb204aaba5ab9210426dd5d8FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Michael Qualls scored a career-high 22 points and No. 25 Arkansas improved to 5-0 for the first time since 2006 with an 89-73 victory over North Texas on Friday night.By KURT VOIGTsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsArkansasTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8ea5fc3eb204aaba5ab9210426dd5d8Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:23:30 GMTNY dinner puts wealthy and homeless at same tableshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9efb420bd3f6401cbbcdd2df6dafb335NEW YORK (AP) — Some well-off Manhattan residents paid $100 Friday for the honor of eating a candlelit holiday dinner with homeless people at a church, an intersection of two worlds that left one down-on-his luck man thinking the seemingly impossible.By LARRY NEUMEISTERaGeneral newsOdditiesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsManhattanNew York CityQueensNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9efb420bd3f6401cbbcdd2df6dafb335Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:21:48 GMTGrizzlies snap Blazers' streak with 112-99 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/243ef5eb706241429e43858b53190e30PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marc Gasol had 26 points and nine assists as the Memphis Grizzlies held off the Trail Blazers 112-99 on Friday night to snap a nine-game Portland winning streak.By ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/243ef5eb706241429e43858b53190e30Sat, 29 Nov 2014 05:43:26 GMTQuotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9382905590114a628a15b622f03b2528"We want them to think twice before spending that dollar today. As long as black lives are put second to materialism, there will be no peace." — Kristiana Colon, 28, who protested at Chicago's popular Magnificent Mile shopping district a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who fatally shot black 18-year-old Michael Brown.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9382905590114a628a15b622f03b2528Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:02:11 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/185ce0347a8d4c34998d256873ef95ebWASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsPoliceNews mediaMediaTelevisionLaw enforcement agenciesNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/185ce0347a8d4c34998d256873ef95ebSat, 29 Nov 2014 05:55:51 GMTVenezuela gets ballet commemorating Chavez's lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/feba2bb1125c40128dc9c6595394a6e4CARACS, Venezuela (AP) — In life, Venezuela's exuberant leader Hugo Chavez often captivated supporters by bursting into song, even the occasional dance. Now that he's gone, supporters are turning to the musical arts to help immortalize him.By JORGE RUEDA and HANNAH DREIERiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsPerforming artsEntertainmentVenezuelaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/feba2bb1125c40128dc9c6595394a6e4Sat, 29 Nov 2014 05:46:13 GMTQualls' 22 leads No. 25 Arkansas past North Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8fbde5e2b7d47fa8748a50a70eda211FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Michael Qualls made sure Arkansas didn't falter in its second outing as a ranked team.By KURT VOIGTsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsArkansasTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8fbde5e2b7d47fa8748a50a70eda211Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:30:53 GMTFuneral in Md. set for surgeon who died of Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d628496253bd44bdb8421c5efbe71bb1LANDOVER HILLS, Md. (AP) — A surgeon who died of Ebola after treating patients in his native Sierra Leone will be remembered in the suburbs of Washington, where his family lives.aGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesObituariesInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthMarylandOmahaSierra LeoneUnited StatesNorth AmericaNebraskaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d628496253bd44bdb8421c5efbe71bb1Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:49:41 GMTNo. 9 Virginia beats LaSalle 64-56http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/243f2435bd544fedaecf1965a63d30d5NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon scored a career-high 20 points to lead No. 9 Virginia to a 64-56 win over LaSalle in the second semifinal of the Barclays Center Classic on Friday night.By DENIS GORMANsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/243f2435bd544fedaecf1965a63d30d5Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:48:50 GMTA glance at national protests, cleanup in Fergusonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39480aa56adb4889b1376485320e5d30ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters turned out in several U.S. cities on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday in response to a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsAfrican-AmericansCrimePolitical and civil unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityFiresAccidents and disastersViolent crimeMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesChicagoNorth AmericaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39480aa56adb4889b1376485320e5d30Sat, 29 Nov 2014 06:32:16 GMTT-Wolves beat Lakers after Kobe misses 3-pointerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/319261c2c7e347609243972bbb8aece6LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rookie guard Zach LaVine scored 18 of his team-high 28 points off the bench in the second quarter, and Mo Williams had 25 points and 11 assists to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Los Angeles Lakers 120-119 on Friday night. Kobe Bryant missed a 3-pointer as time expired that helped seal the win for Minnesota.By JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballCollege basketballAthlete healthBasketballCollege sportsProfessional basketballLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/319261c2c7e347609243972bbb8aece6Sat, 29 Nov 2014 06:22:52 GMTChicago police: 1 killed in shooting at Nordstromhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90d8f85a330d4960bc12f2ccd807a779CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say a man shot his girlfriend before fatally shooting himself in a Nordstrom in Chicago's River North neighborhood.aGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90d8f85a330d4960bc12f2ccd807a779Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:37:38 GMTEgypt court dismisses charges against Mubarakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3ed4717bbff4bbfbfa2a4db8cfa0f87CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has dismissed criminal charges against former president Hosni Mubarak in connection with the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising that ended his nearly three-decade reign.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderGovernment and politicsEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3ed4717bbff4bbfbfa2a4db8cfa0f87Sat, 29 Nov 2014 09:20:10 GMTRare optimism ahead of climate talks in Limahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f71dfa7605b34d4d99b1b9aaa7dd69b4LIMA, Peru (AP) — Energized by new targets set by China and the United States, the world's top climate polluters, U.N. global warming talks resume Monday with unusual optimism despite evidence that human-generated climate change is already happening and bound to get worse.By KARL RITTER and FRANK BAJAKiGeneral newsScienceEnvironmental policyClimateEnvironmental concernsGlaciersEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyGovernment and politicsEnergy and the environmentAir qualityLimaPeruChinaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f71dfa7605b34d4d99b1b9aaa7dd69b4Sat, 29 Nov 2014 05:36:19 GMTNo. 8 Virginia beats LaSalle 64-56http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/521083b635be4e0e9d7a39394dd226f5NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon scored a career-high 20 points and No. 8 Virginia held off LaSalle 64-56 on Friday night in the Barclays Center Classic semifinals.By DENIS GORMANsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/521083b635be4e0e9d7a39394dd226f5Sat, 29 Nov 2014 06:15:46 GMTRay Rice wins appeal; NFL suspension vacatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38d4f3b3fd164e23b063f929c9d2a397NEW YORK (AP) — An arbitrator Friday threw out Ray Rice's indefinite suspension by the NFL for hitting his then-fiancee and now wife in a hotel elevator, freeing him to play again.By BARRY WILNERaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsSports transactionsSports governanceLaw and orderSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessProfessional footballFootballViolent crimeCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38d4f3b3fd164e23b063f929c9d2a397Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:11:22 GMTIndia: Pakistani agencies backing terror groupshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d497ffb407a642c48ffb0db75134e313GUWAHATI, India (AP) — India's home minister hit out at Pakistan on Saturday, accusing its state agencies of using terror to try to destabilize India, and rejecting Pakistan's assertion that non-state actors are involved in terrorism.By WASBIR HUSSAINiGeneral newsTerrorismMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsIndiaPakistanKashmirSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d497ffb407a642c48ffb0db75134e313Sat, 29 Nov 2014 09:18:47 GMTEbola scare boosts business for Alabama companyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79e1fa66dac04d40aac520ede777c5ffBIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Ebola scare has subsided in the United States, at least temporarily, but an Alabama manufacturer is still trying to catch up with a glut of orders for gear to protect against the disease.By JAY REEVESaGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsAlabamaUnited StatesWest AfricaNorth AmericaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79e1fa66dac04d40aac520ede777c5ffSat, 29 Nov 2014 03:46:32 GMTBahrain voters cast ballots in runoff electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2bc086010aa4bea86a05639aefa6c3eMANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Bahraini voters returned to the polls Saturday for a runoff election being boycotted by the opposition for the tiny island nation's first new parliament since widespread Arab Spring-inspired protests nearly four years ago.By REEM KHALIFAiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsRun-off electionsBoycottsGovernment and politicsLegislatureElectionsPolitical and civil unrestBahrainManamaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2bc086010aa4bea86a05639aefa6c3eSat, 29 Nov 2014 08:42:27 GMTAfflalo scores 22, Denver beats Phoenix 122-97http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ae98ed03c1843e889efed7a73ffec32DENVER (AP) — Arron Afflalo led seven Nuggets in double figures with 22 points, and Denver won its fourth straight at home by beating the Phoenix Suns 122-97 on Friday night.By DENNIS GEORGATOSsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ae98ed03c1843e889efed7a73ffec32Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:53:39 GMT15 arrested at demonstration in Fergusonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9111b92437b64281ba8645103a4bed86FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators temporarily shut down three large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year and then marched in front of the Ferguson police department to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.By PHILLIP LUCAS and TOM FOREMAN Jr.aBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsCrimePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisChicagoUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9111b92437b64281ba8645103a4bed86Sat, 29 Nov 2014 06:34:33 GMTKilling of Guatemalan hunter likely to go unsolvedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/990fb241917e48e893a51d116f7bc4d1ZACAPA, Guatemala (AP) — Jose Miguel Ramirez went hunting for iguanas on a melon farm, and paid for it with his life. The 19-year-old's body was dumped by a stream near the property line, a bullet hole above his left eye.By KATHERINE CORCORAN and SONIA PEREZ D.iGeneral newsCrimeAgricultureIndustriesBusinessIndustrial products and servicesGuatemalaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/990fb241917e48e893a51d116f7bc4d1Sat, 29 Nov 2014 05:03:36 GMTWhen pigs fly? Not on this US Airways planehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94bc8b070bb24cb6add07b1e083c1211WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — This was a pig that truly could not fly.aOdditiesConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94bc8b070bb24cb6add07b1e083c1211Sat, 29 Nov 2014 05:14:54 GMTTaiwan local elections test pro-China ruling partyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ccb3173b7834fbba92421ad549b73eeTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's relations with historic foe China are playing a key role in local elections on the self-ruled island Saturday as the ruling Nationalist Party meets increased resistance to forging stronger ties with Beijing.By RALPH JENNINGSiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesInternational relationsElectionsGovernment and politicsPolitical partiesLocal electionsNationalismWar and unrestPolitical organizationsChinaTaiwanTaipeiEast AsiaBeijingGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ccb3173b7834fbba92421ad549b73eeSat, 29 Nov 2014 05:52:36 GMTGathering hints at showdown awaiting GOP in 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dda8d2e372d74cc389415513a6f98a0dBOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A half-dozen potential Republican presidential contenders spent last week peacocking across the sprawling grounds of a pink-hued luxury resort, schmoozing with donors and sizing up the competition in the party's most fractured field in decades.By JILL COLVIN and STEVE PEOPLESpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential Election2012 United States Presidential ElectionState governmentsCampaignsPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical fundraisingPolitical organizationsFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dda8d2e372d74cc389415513a6f98a0dSat, 29 Nov 2014 08:56:45 GMTNo. 22 UCLA wins Bahamas finale, tops UAB 88-76http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6130e20494f48a8b3c834a37a2a6426PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Isaac Hamilton scored 21 points and No. 22 UCLA salvaged one win out of its trip to the Bahamas by topping Alabama-Birmingham 88-76 in the seventh-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday night.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsBahamasCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6130e20494f48a8b3c834a37a2a6426Sat, 29 Nov 2014 05:57:23 GMTEffort to recognize Virginia tribe draws irehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1956f05587d416bbd8f980bd76e975cWASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.By FREDERIC J. FROMMERwGovernment and politicsNative AmericansLegislatureConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1956f05587d416bbd8f980bd76e975cSat, 29 Nov 2014 09:09:05 GMTBeijing bans smoking in public spaceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79224a871cae4f33992b610b78d72f17BEIJING (AP) — Beijing has adopted a smoking ban in all indoor public spaces including workplaces and public transport.iGeneral newsHealthSmoking laws and regulationsSmoking bansGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsBeijingChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79224a871cae4f33992b610b78d72f17Sat, 29 Nov 2014 07:58:13 GMTMiller perfect again in Canucks' win over Jacketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ccf56cd471f4390a3ff7cb44866cdd1COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ryan Miller made 31 saves for his second consecutive shutout, his third of the season and 32nd of his career, and the streaking Vancouver Canucks topped the struggling Columbus Blue Jackets 5-0 on Friday night.By ROBERT DENHARDsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsColumbusOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ccf56cd471f4390a3ff7cb44866cdd1Sat, 29 Nov 2014 04:35:37 GMTHayes lifts Panthers to 3-2 win over Senatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78d81d406a9c4733ba8fe53c357484cbSUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Jimmy Hayes scored the winning goal to lift the Florida Panthers over the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday night.By PAUL GEREFFIsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78d81d406a9c4733ba8fe53c357484cbSat, 29 Nov 2014 04:10:47 GMTMosqueda-Lewis lifts No. 3 UConn to 85-24 winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e563235002e04d2cb5363dac33ec52adFORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 21 points and Morgan Tuck added 15 to help No. 3 Connecticut rout College of Charleston 85-24 in the first-round of the Gulf Coast Showcase on Friday night at Germain Arena.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsFort MyersFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e563235002e04d2cb5363dac33ec52adSat, 29 Nov 2014 03:57:40 GMTUAE official visits Qatar in sign of mended tieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c82566a639c645099a26fa6f72707a9bDOHA, Qatar (AP) — A senior United Arab Emirates official has held talks with the Qatari emir in Doha in the highest level meeting between the two Gulf neighbors since a diplomatic spat erupted earlier this year.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited Arab EmiratesAbu DhabiQatarMiddle EastDohahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c82566a639c645099a26fa6f72707a9bSat, 29 Nov 2014 06:21:40 GMTAustin police: Man fired 100-plus rounds downtownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85d41ad8e9e14b5aa5af308c739c73dcAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A gunman fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings in Austin and tried to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze early Friday before he died during a confrontation with police, authorities said.By JIM VERTUNOaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAustinTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85d41ad8e9e14b5aa5af308c739c73dcSat, 29 Nov 2014 06:07:23 GMTMississippi beats No. 23 Creighton 75-68http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ef6a6c5dff04379a9930a73b3e1a399NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jarvis Summers scored 23 points and Mississippi closed with a 12-3 run to beat No. 23 Creighton 75-68 on Friday night in the Emerald Coast Classic.sSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsMississippiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ef6a6c5dff04379a9930a73b3e1a399Sat, 29 Nov 2014 05:09:12 GMT