FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:12:52 -0700Tim Cook: 'I'm Proud to Be Gay'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41924ab31fd6491c9a5efc9d7f686b2dNEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41924ab31fd6491c9a5efc9d7f686b2dThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:28:33 GMTSouth Korea soldiers convicted in hazing deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8002630c49664c519583184b4b487ec3SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean military court sentenced six soldiers to up to 45 years in prison on Thursday for bullying and beating a subordinate who died, the Defense Ministry said.KIM TONG-HYUNGiGeneral newsViolent crimeHazing ritualsLegal proceedingsMilitary legal affairsCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8002630c49664c519583184b4b487ec3Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:15:30 GMTUkraine-Russia gas talks deadlocked in Brusselshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/777ed274e23e4d1ea3fec126e9d930b9BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks to guarantee that Russian gas imports flow into rival Ukraine throughout the winter appeared to be an impasse Thursday because of doubts over payments from Kiev.RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCrimeaUkraineMoscowRussiaBrusselsKievEuropeEastern EuropeBelgiumWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/777ed274e23e4d1ea3fec126e9d930b9Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:32:16 GMTProtesters break into Burkina Faso parliamenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f93613ebec74923a20c80dca05f5f9aOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Protesters surged passed police lines Thursday and broke into Burkina Faso's parliament ahead of a vote to allow the president to seek another term next year.BRAHIMA OUEDRAOGOiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureBurkina FasoOuagadougouWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f93613ebec74923a20c80dca05f5f9aThu, 30 Oct 2014 10:31:27 GMTGerman unemployment dips again in Octoberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7141270861804029890e3b1d4536e054BERLIN (AP) — Germany's unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent in October as the labor market in Europe's biggest economy continued to gain steam.fBusinessEconomyLabor economyLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsLeading economic indicatorsGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7141270861804029890e3b1d4536e054Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:28:04 GMTAmid murder case, Philippines says US pact stayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d766791d1f8d4015abbd185c4aceab9cMANILA, Philippines (AP) — A security pact that allows thousands of American troops to join large-scale combat exercises in the Philippines is "imperfect" but Manila is unlikely to amend it, the country's top diplomat said Thursday.JIM GOMEZiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPhilippinesManilaUnited StatesSoutheast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d766791d1f8d4015abbd185c4aceab9cThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:41:48 GMTSweden recognizes Palestine at statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66fa47fb4a044057b0dbb4813cd2ad77STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's new government says it has recognized a Palestinian state, a move declared by the prime minister as a priority for the left-leaning minority coalition.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSwedenWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66fa47fb4a044057b0dbb4813cd2ad77Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:06:02 GMTShell: oil drop yet to have full impact on profitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3aefa269d5548ff844c32a84a4aa4f1AMSTERDAM (AP) — Shell, Europe's largest oil producer, reported a dip in third quarter profit on Thursday, but said it has yet to feel the full impact of the recent slide in oil prices.TOBY STERLINGiBusinessGeneral newsCorporate managementFinancial performanceCorporate newsPersonnelNetherlandsWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3aefa269d5548ff844c32a84a4aa4f1Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:41:05 GMTStocks mixed after Fed ends stimulushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d7e6555982b4cf5a51ec6b47a7f5fcfHONG KONG (AP) — Stock markets mostly rose in Asia but fell in Europe on Thursday after the Federal Reserve said it will end a stimulus program that was as massive as it was controversial. The dollar strengthened after the U.S. central bank hinted at an eventual interest rate hike.KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyGovernment programsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyStock marketsHong KongEast AsiaUnited StatesChinaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d7e6555982b4cf5a51ec6b47a7f5fcfThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:48:31 GMTColumn: Bumgarner great, but Bochy good, toohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4711901947949029aa46e7f02b44bb4The easiest decision Bruce Bochy had all night was when to put Madison Bumgarner in the game.TIM DAHLBERGaGeneral newsBaseballSportsProfessional baseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4711901947949029aa46e7f02b44bb4Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:25:45 GMTAP PHOTOS: A look back at the Rumble in the Junglehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7135112183714f7cb7353a2fb955669cIt was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle.The Associated PressaGeneral newsSportsMen's boxingBoxingMen's sportsDemocratic Republic of the CongoCentral AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7135112183714f7cb7353a2fb955669cThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:58:02 GMTActivists: Myanmar clinging to political prisonershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac3978e6b4154227a07bd2b67ac2586eYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar has freed more than a thousand political prisoners since former military rulers handed over power three years ago, a move that has smoothed the former pariah state's international rehabilitation. Now the government says the job is done. Human-rights activists and the U.S. say, not so fast.ROBIN McDOWELLMATTHEW PENNINGTONiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsHuman rights and civil libertiesMilitary correctional systemsPolitical imprisonmentPolitical activismGovernment and politicsArrestsArmed forcesBuddhismCrimeHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical and civil unrestMilitary and defensePolitical issuesLaw and orderReligionCorrectional systemsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac3978e6b4154227a07bd2b67ac2586eThu, 30 Oct 2014 09:53:41 GMTEbola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in Liberiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51f56fc7942a4bd5bb5c6053cb99c251FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Liberia is making some progress in containing the Ebola outbreak while Sierra Leone is "in a crisis situation which is going to get worse," the top anti-Ebola officials in the two countries said.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYJONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEHiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesPublic healthSierra LeoneAfricaWest AfricaLiberiaFreetownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51f56fc7942a4bd5bb5c6053cb99c251Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:28:05 GMTLenovo wraps up purchase of Motorola phone unithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14746ff48420487d8d792d1aefa590c1BEIJING (AP) — Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the Chinese computer maker a global smartphone brand.fBusinessTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesInformation technologyChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14746ff48420487d8d792d1aefa590c1Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:19:27 GMTSweden recognizes Palestine as statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55a2ad2524054c79a39d54efff80e554STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's new government says it has recognized a Palestinian state, a move declared by the prime minister as a priority for the left-leaning minority coalition.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSwedenWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55a2ad2524054c79a39d54efff80e554Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:11:02 GMTMalala donates prize money to rebuild Gaza schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d8d4b6debd74d1db1e77ea4cb9762b8JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.N. agency that assists Palestinian refugees says Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai has donated $50,000 to rebuild a U.N. school in Gaza damaged during this summer's Israel-Hamas war.iGeneral newsCharity fundraisingPhilanthropySocial affairsIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d8d4b6debd74d1db1e77ea4cb9762b8Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:15:31 GMT10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/352824f8a20d42189b354e83e6f16d73Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/352824f8a20d42189b354e83e6f16d73Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:29:02 GMTN. Korea cracking down on a distant threat: Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef1fa0417654416fa1cc18dce299786fPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Japan is not exactly Ebola country, but when a high-level delegation from Tokyo arrived in Pyongyang this week, two of the first people they met were dressed in full hazmat gear.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsTravelInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthProfessional servicesIndustriesBusinessLifestyleNorth KoreaAfricaPyongyangEast AsiaWest AfricaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef1fa0417654416fa1cc18dce299786fThu, 30 Oct 2014 10:39:25 GMTProtesters break into Burkina Faso parliament, smoke seen, before vote to extend term limitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c46524545f0648728034a5d35667652eOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Protesters break into Burkina Faso parliament, smoke seen, before vote to extend term limits.iGeneral newsLegislatureTerm limitsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesOuagadougouBurkina FasoWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c46524545f0648728034a5d35667652eThu, 30 Oct 2014 10:10:38 GMTSF Giants fans celebrate, some turn raucoushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cf93edc19dc4831bbdc89049ba49646SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A celebration in San Francisco's streets over the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent in some areas with people injured by gunfire, officers hurt by bottles thrown by revelers, and police making arrests.LISA LEFFBOB SEAVEYaGeneral newsSportsMLB World SeriesEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cf93edc19dc4831bbdc89049ba49646Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:05:31 GMTPiano maker Steinway moving to new Manhattan sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/573d6783426d4d9a9b7aec2195587eb6NEW YORK (AP) — Piano maker Steinway & Sons has announced it will move to a new Manhattan location next year.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/573d6783426d4d9a9b7aec2195587eb6Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:21:31 GMTZambian president dies after long illnesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1d505d10f7d467794d73c8b5ee34d16LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Zambian President Michael Sata, dubbed "King Cobra" for his sharp-tongued remarks, has died in a London hospital after a long illness. Vice President Guy Scott, a white Zambian of Scottish descent, became the country's acting president Wednesday, making him the first white leader in continental sub-Saharan Africa since 1994 when South Africa moved to majority rule.NOEL SICHALWECHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsObituariesNational electionsElectionsUnited KingdomZambiaLusakaSouthern AfricaSouth AfricaWestern EuropeEuropeAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1d505d10f7d467794d73c8b5ee34d16Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:53:38 GMTVolkswagen Q3 profits jump 56 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da0a733a2f6540aa8ce461bd2a3c2e7fFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen AG says that net profit jumped 56 percent in the third quarter as the company sees continuing sales growth in China and Europe.iBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da0a733a2f6540aa8ce461bd2a3c2e7fThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:31:30 GMTLufthansa lowers profit forecast for 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a1fe44d78b8448997b5d2a1600e8a07FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG has lowered its profit forecast for 2015 over concerns that the global economy may experience a downturn next year.fBusinessEconomic outlookEconomyFinancial crisisFinancial marketsGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a1fe44d78b8448997b5d2a1600e8a07Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:31:02 GMTHawaii lava flow is slow, gentle yet unrelentinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/735e44d71d5e434597ae42e21a10687bPAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, moves gradually and persistently as she deposits lava across the Big Island of Hawaii. People in the small town lying in its path say the lava will reshape the community yard-by-yard as it slides toward the ocean.AUDREY McAVOYJENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsScienceVolcanoesEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/735e44d71d5e434597ae42e21a10687bThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:11:06 GMTSouth Africans mourn sport deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe08024845154a21a2cbe80822b01190JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Singing hymns and blowing vuvuzelas, South African sporting fans on Thursday paid final respects to three sporting figures who died within three days of each other.LYNSEY CHUTELiGeneral newsSportsWomen's boxingInternational soccerObituariesFunerals and memorial servicesMen's soccerSoccerBoxingWomen's sportsMen's sportsSouth AfricaAfricaSouthern Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe08024845154a21a2cbe80822b01190Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:58:34 GMTBarclays sets aside $805 million in rigging probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0fb0c79af7b44c6af700631b02dde17LONDON (AP) — Barclays, Britain's second biggest bank by assets, set aside 500 million pounds ($805 million) on Thursday to cover possible penalties amid international probes into the alleged manipulation of foreign exchange markets.DANICA KIRKAfBusinessFinancial servicesIndustriesUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0fb0c79af7b44c6af700631b02dde17Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:02:02 GMTMemorial underway for Cleveland killer's victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f265bdd4e9a94e569fa780821a896063CLEVELAND (AP) — Relatives of the 11 victims of a convicted Cleveland serial killer have broken ground on a memorial at the site where those victims' remains were found and the man's home was later demolished.aGeneral newsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f265bdd4e9a94e569fa780821a896063Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:09:11 GMTBrutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3caf4f69bcae455396b7c8617bbff88eDONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door hardly alleviates the gloom, for the only lighting inside is the flicker of handmade oil lamps.NATALIYA VASILYEVAiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment pensions and social securitySeniorsGovernment and politicsGovernment business and financeBusinessUkraineDonetskEuropeRussiaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3caf4f69bcae455396b7c8617bbff88eThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:00:22 GMTSweden recognizes Palestinian statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dea549668a345ad88d94440826c493bSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's new government on Thursday recognized a Palestinian state at a time of increased tensions between Arabs and Jews over Israel's plans to build about 1,000 housing units in east Jerusalem.iGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesSwedenIsraelJerusalemEuropeStockholmMiddle EastWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9dea549668a345ad88d94440826c493bThu, 30 Oct 2014 10:49:03 GMTReview: 'Civilization' shoots for the starshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d9aa3f1d2f34e21a681a2dadfa4d805Our planet isn't in very good shape. The good news, according to "Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth" (2K Games, for the PC, $49.99), is that we'll be able to hang around for another 500 years or so. The bad news: After that, we'd better start looking for a new home.LOU KESTENeArts and entertainmentGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyleEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d9aa3f1d2f34e21a681a2dadfa4d805Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:55:45 GMTUN chief criticizes female genital mutilationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3d3e947c5de42b79467c4a4eb16eb1dNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is lauding the British newspaper The Guardian for its work to raise awareness about female genital mutilation.iGeneral newsHealthHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesKenyaAfricaEast Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3d3e947c5de42b79467c4a4eb16eb1dThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:31:23 GMTIsraeli police kill suspected Palestinian shooterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e19b7148180b4693869aedec4bfd1f45JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Thursday shot and killed a Palestinian man suspected of trying to kill a hard-line Jewish activist in Jerusalem, an incident that quickly sparked clashes between masked stone throwers and Israeli riot police, threatening to further enflame the already high tensions in the city.ALON BERNSTEINiGeneral newsReligious strifeRiotsProtests and demonstrationsWar and unrestPolitical activismGovernment and politicsPoliceViolent crimeCrimePolitical and civil unrestPolitical issuesLaw enforcement agenciesJerusalemPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e19b7148180b4693869aedec4bfd1f45Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:19:25 GMTUK opens National Sperm Bank amid donor shortagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51766001e523441b8079d14a834c697fLONDON (AP) — Britain opened a National Sperm Bank on Thursday to help meet rising demand for donors.iGeneral newsSperm donationSexual and reproductive healthHealthUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51766001e523441b8079d14a834c697fThu, 30 Oct 2014 10:36:08 GMTRoyals' season ends 90 feet short in World Serieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aacd596bd054452cbc4c92ad8aabfff6KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The roars from the field had died away. Kauffman Stadium had fallen silent for the first time all night. In the Royals' clubhouse, Alex Gordon had finally peeled off his dirt-stained jersey.DAVE SKRETTAaGeneral newsMLB World SeriesBaseballSportsProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsKansas CitySan FranciscoMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aacd596bd054452cbc4c92ad8aabfff6Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:29:41 GMTBumgarner a throwback to pre-pitch count erahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c44e61708cf14d2a8864e44d725e497cKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner is a throwback to the days before pampering and pitch counts.RONALD BLUMaGeneral newsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsMissouriKansas CitySt. LouisNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c44e61708cf14d2a8864e44d725e497cThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:43:32 GMTGerman 'Autobahn sniper' sentenced to 10 ½ yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a31c4d7ce11f42e1b2eda90fe59fbae6BERLIN (AP) — A court in Germany has sentenced a trucker to 10 ½ years in prison for shooting at fellow drivers more than 700 times over a five-year period.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a31c4d7ce11f42e1b2eda90fe59fbae6Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:58:29 GMTSyrian activists: First group of Kurdish peshmerga fighters has entered Kobani from Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83461cd4b98948e1900d791d2c652d3eSURUC, Turkey (AP) — Syrian activists: First group of Kurdish peshmerga fighters has entered Kobani from Turkey.iGeneral newsPolitical activismPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83461cd4b98948e1900d791d2c652d3eThu, 30 Oct 2014 10:42:05 GMTNew dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54b0978ab5e7486d85ad5cc397bc4367SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It's a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager.JANIE McCAULEYaGeneral newsSportsMLB PlayoffsMen's sportsBaseballProfessional baseballEventsSan FranciscoSt. LouisCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaMissourihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54b0978ab5e7486d85ad5cc397bc4367Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:13:42 GMTChina eases monopoly on credit cardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52f992b469b445cab35b96d0ad14691cBEIJING (AP) — China says it will ease restrictions on credit cards in a move that might give Visa, MasterCard and other foreign competitors greater access to the Chinese market.JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsFinancial servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52f992b469b445cab35b96d0ad14691cThu, 30 Oct 2014 09:59:09 GMTInbee Park, Shanshan Feng share Taiwan leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/528f1d55821745f58213f0b3beffc1b9TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Top-ranked Inbee Park birdied five of the last seven holes Thursday for an 8-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead in the LPGA Taiwan Championship.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsTaiwanEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/528f1d55821745f58213f0b3beffc1b9Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:56:15 GMTWanted in US, Roman Polanski questioned in Polandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/902cd30c51764a79bea7d9480f15ca6eWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Prosecutors in Poland have questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski at the request of U.S. prosecutors who are seeking his extradition on charges from 1977 of having sex with a minor.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentExtraditionLaw and orderPolandEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/902cd30c51764a79bea7d9480f15ca6eThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:51:33 GMTTim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f84b5c308ea44fd6a8c2d939872ae4b5NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyGays and lesbiansGender issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f84b5c308ea44fd6a8c2d939872ae4b5Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:04:59 GMTPeshmerga troops start entering Syrian border townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/805072ece27c42d8a332e6ae49823b2eSURUC, Turkey (AP) — Ten Iraqi peshmerga fighters entered a northern Syrian border town, crossing over from Turkey on Thursday, the first from among a group of 150 Kurdish troops on their way into the embattled Kobani, activists said.ELENA BECATOROSiGeneral newsMilitant groupsCivil warsWar and unrestPolitical activismPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/805072ece27c42d8a332e6ae49823b2eThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:49:21 GMTUK court says Libyan can sue over renditionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cc2d4a0f94545ddb7ffd01cb9c1cdf5LONDON (AP) — A British court says a former Libyan military commander can sue the U.K. government for its alleged role in his detention and rendition.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomLibyaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cc2d4a0f94545ddb7ffd01cb9c1cdf5Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:09:01 GMTReporter's family urges Iran to release himhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4f4c9b9cfc045c19158b999ef95fb5eDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The family of an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post who has been jailed in Iran since July is urging authorities to release him, saying on Thursday that his continued incarceration without charge is a "farce."ADAM SCHRECKiGeneral newsNewspapersJournalistsNews mediaMediaGovernment and politicsIranUnited Arab EmiratesDubaiMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4f4c9b9cfc045c19158b999ef95fb5eThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:02:25 GMTKarlberg leads CIMB Classic by 2 strokeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faa3e6bd5f834de0a8d770661921579aKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Rikard Karlberg of Sweden birdied his last two holes for a 7-under 65 Thursday to take a two-shot lead after the opening round of the CIMB Classic.CHRIS LINESsSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsMalaysiaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faa3e6bd5f834de0a8d770661921579aThu, 30 Oct 2014 10:29:08 GMTUpstate New York home cleared of 150-plus catshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bec0ce2b8694f9e822586e37ca8eb29SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. (AP) — State police say building inspectors have condemned an upstate New York home after crews had to tear out the walls to find many of the more than 150 cats that were removed from the property.aGeneral newsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bec0ce2b8694f9e822586e37ca8eb29Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:27:05 GMTFrance's Levy leads BMW Masters in Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/595ee36d89d8443ea02908afbad25fbbSHANGHAI (AP) — France's Alexander Levy had five straight birdies in the middle of his round and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the lead in the BMW Masters on Thursday.sSportsRyder CupMen's golfGolfMen's sportsEventsChinaFranceShanghaiEuropeGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/595ee36d89d8443ea02908afbad25fbbThu, 30 Oct 2014 11:16:05 GMTSweden's new government says it recognizes state of Palestinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6e01c547d3f48448844a8fdfbc45596STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's new government says it recognizes state of Palestine.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSwedenWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6e01c547d3f48448844a8fdfbc45596Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:02:03 GMT