FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:11:05 -0800Senators get no clear answers on air bag safetyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82ddac5b65f34b9b9bdad218aa071fadWASHINGTON (AP) — There were apologies and long-winded explanations, but after nearly four hours of testimony about exploding Takata air bags, senators never got a clear answer to the question most people have: whether or not their cars are safe.TOM KRISHERMARCY GORDONhtBusinessGeneral newsLegislature hearingsLegislatureGovernment and politicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAutomotive technologyIndustrial technologyTechnologyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82ddac5b65f34b9b9bdad218aa071fadFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:10:44 GMTReaction to the president's immigration planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/888a1d9103f2484ba28fe7b4585b9f1c"I think the president will come to regret the chapter history writes if he does move forward. Because the plan he's presenting is more than just, as the president himself has acknowledged, an overreach — it's also unfair." — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsImmigrationImmigration policyLegislatureSeparation of powersSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyPolitical issueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/888a1d9103f2484ba28fe7b4585b9f1cFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:02:11 GMTCalle 13, Enrique Iglesias win early Latin Grammyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/510aca930c4d485fa177b0226baa8cbaCalle 13 kicked off the 2014 Latin Grammys by giving a strong performance that looked like it was inside an Irish bar — and by taking a pair of trophies.MESFIN FEKADUeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentLatin Grammy AwardsCelebrityAward showsEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/510aca930c4d485fa177b0226baa8cbaFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:57:49 GMTUS sends Guantanamo prisoners to Georgia, Slovakiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96a25b2c5f8d4074a277ccfea9db8afdMIAMI (AP) — Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention center at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, officials said Thursday.BEN FOXaGeneral newsLegislatureGovernment and politicsCubaUnited StatesSlovakiaGeorgiaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96a25b2c5f8d4074a277ccfea9db8afdFri, 21 Nov 2014 00:29:50 GMTFinau shoots 63 for Callaway Invitational leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca6b986a3a64499ba759f07a02415c7aPEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — PGA Tour rookie Tony Finau shot a 9-under 63 at Del Monte and had a two-stroke lead over Billy Andrade and Lee Janzen of the Champions Tour after Thursday's opening round of the Callaway Pebble Beach Invitational.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca6b986a3a64499ba759f07a02415c7aFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:08:08 GMTKey elements of Obama's actions on immigrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e13d84028b16450a8515bb27d4ac967eWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system could shield nearly 5 million people here illegally from deportation, without going through Congress. A look at the key executive measures Obama announced Thursday:JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e13d84028b16450a8515bb27d4ac967eFri, 21 Nov 2014 00:24:42 GMTEmotions rise as people hear immigration planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ba86436bbf94ac6be823ffe4ae05dacEmotions ran high as immigrant-rights activists, families and elected officials across the country watched President Barack Obama's televised announcement on immigration reform.The Associated PressaGeneral newsImmigration policyImmigrationGovernment policyGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsCaliforniaFresnoUtahNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ba86436bbf94ac6be823ffe4ae05dacFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:57:29 GMTMan in prison 19 years freed after claim recantedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/343e0a87704d405482b60e0100bf9c84SEATTLE (AP) — A man who had been in prison for nearly two decades was released from custody Thursday, two years after his supposed victim recanted allegations that he molested her.GENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/343e0a87704d405482b60e0100bf9c84Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:13:31 GMTDefying GOP, Obama to spare 5M from deportationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1cf0e1985974f618b96b070abb5a2acWASHINGTON (AP) — Brushing aside Republican outrage, President Barack Obama is announcing far-reaching orders on immigration that will allow nearly 5 million people now in the U.S. illegally to "come out of the shadows and get right with the law."JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsImmigration policyLegislatureImmigrationLegislationPolitical partiesGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1cf0e1985974f618b96b070abb5a2acFri, 21 Nov 2014 00:14:31 GMTDoes Obama have authority for immigration changes?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea31685d847b405289a26cf2cf4ed715WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's announcement of sweeping changes to the nation's immigration system is likely to lead to a battle over their legality. Is he on solid legal ground?ALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsImmigrationImmigration policyLegislatureState governmentsSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaTexasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea31685d847b405289a26cf2cf4ed715Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:13:40 GMTSoaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutinyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a486721b8ae94e1cb0721ada9ed46b23WASHINGTON (AP) — Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington lawmakers.MATTHEW PERRONEwBusinessGeneral newsHealthMedicationLegislature hearingsGovernment and politicsLegislatureHealth care costsHealth issuesDiagnosis and treatmentHealth care industryIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a486721b8ae94e1cb0721ada9ed46b23Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:34:07 GMTBlast at Wyoming propane dealer forces evacuationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9449fa82e5db4c9485b52fc7cb135205JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — An explosion at a propane dealer in the Wyoming tourist town of Jackson forced the evacuation of several nearby businesses and a small school on Thursday, but there were no immediate reports of anyone being hurt.aGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersEvacuationsJacksonWyomingUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9449fa82e5db4c9485b52fc7cb135205Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:23:05 GMTHouse of woman who took on Donald Trump demolishedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a8f3da77e9d43c3b43e9dd66915bd01ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A former Atlantic City boardinghouse at the center of a David and Goliath battle between its owner and Donald Trump has been demolished.aGeneral newsAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a8f3da77e9d43c3b43e9dd66915bd01Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:22:44 GMTWhere's the snow? Not in Alaska's largest cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b5e2b0bc2d44aef907091faf18646eaANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — One week before Thanksgiving, much of the nation is digging out from snowstorms, but the ground is bare in Alaska's largest city.RACHEL D'OROaGeneral newsScienceWeather forecastsWeatherWinter weatherAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b5e2b0bc2d44aef907091faf18646eaFri, 21 Nov 2014 02:01:29 GMTObama spurns GOP with expansive immigration ordershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f8b4a6e893f4c19ace8c3f79b37c1beWASHINGTON (AP) — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsImmigrationImmigration policyElectionsLegislatureLegislationImpeachmentsPolitical partiesSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyPolitical issuesPolitical organizationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNew York CityNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f8b4a6e893f4c19ace8c3f79b37c1beFri, 21 Nov 2014 02:01:03 GMTFlorida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sexhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfb07bea20104ff6bbc6fff76a3d54feBOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.MATT SEDENSKYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentComedy performanceViolent crimeCrimeFloridaPhiladelphiaLas VegasUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaNevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfb07bea20104ff6bbc6fff76a3d54feFri, 21 Nov 2014 00:50:48 GMTNFL moves Jets-Bills game to Detroit on Monday nighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ed3af745cfd4a3098a2d94414c876f2BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — NFL moves Jets-Bills game to Detroit on Monday night.sSportsProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ed3af745cfd4a3098a2d94414c876f2Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:02:34 GMTText of President Obama's immigration addresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/294a6029f1b94445ba49cb6244f2a6bdText of President Barack Obama's immigration address Thursday night, as provided by the White House:The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsImmigration policyImmigrationBorder securityLegislatureLabor economyPolitical issuesObituariesGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareMilitary and defenseLegislationEconomyBusinesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/294a6029f1b94445ba49cb6244f2a6bdFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:22:18 GMTKozy Shack recalls some puddings over labelinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c7c27385a4044abaaeb2bbcef9fe81bARDEN HILLS, Minn. (AP) — Pudding maker Kozy Shack Enterprises is recalling some of its puddings because they are not labeled as containing milk.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgriculturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c7c27385a4044abaaeb2bbcef9fe81bFri, 21 Nov 2014 02:02:15 GMTPolice: Woman, 3 children shot in New Jerseyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ffea0cd4214ed5bc5a116d879e99d6TABERNACLE, N.J. (AP) — A shooting at a home in a secluded wooded area of southern New Jersey left two children dead and their brother and their mother critically wounded, state police said Thursday.SEAN CARLINaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3ffea0cd4214ed5bc5a116d879e99d6Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:53:13 GMTKing's World Team Tennis hits 40th anniversaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2660f4d7985e40b6834345bb153ebd2aNEW YORK (AP) — Billie Jean King's tennis league will celebrate its 40th anniversary this summer, featuring players Venus Williams, Andy Roddick and Martina Hingis.sSportsWomen's tennisMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsWomen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2660f4d7985e40b6834345bb153ebd2aFri, 21 Nov 2014 00:23:57 GMTProsecutors dismiss 1975 murder charges against 3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/411d0385fa7943bfb32beb12083186ceCLEVELAND (AP) — A man convicted with his brother and his childhood friend of killing a businessman in 1975 said Thursday he's sorry his mother isn't alive to see that they can now walk free together because the only witness against them has recanted the damning testimony he gave as a 13-year-old.MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/411d0385fa7943bfb32beb12083186ceFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:39:19 GMTCops: Woman killed ex, son on day engagement endedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66eb11806d8948bc89e47bfb51aaf6a7TOWNSHEND, Vt. (AP) — A woman accused of fatally shooting her fiance and his son on the day he ended their engagement pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderVermontUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66eb11806d8948bc89e47bfb51aaf6a7Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:07:43 GMTKey UN peacekeeping review will be done from afarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b62b96a121954f35ba49375c2496cffbUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize winner who will lead the first major review of United Nations peacekeeping operations in 15 years said Thursday his panel likely will do it from afar.CARA ANNAiGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational relationsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsEast TimorSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b62b96a121954f35ba49375c2496cffbFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:39:57 GMT2 children killed in California apartment firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b84bc862b6de42fbb87d9808528bc5c7SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A 6-year-old girl and her 2-year-old brother were killed early Thursday in a California apartment fire that broke out hours after their pregnant mother went to a hospital to give birth, authorities said.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersCaliforniaSan BernardinoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b84bc862b6de42fbb87d9808528bc5c7Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:21:41 GMTObama says time for immigration changes is nowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0091da25df4e431e93391d0df70a3751WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling the American people that the time to change the nation's immigration system is now, and he's taking action to make that happen.wGovernment and politicsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0091da25df4e431e93391d0df70a3751Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:12:23 GMTMan who killed co-worker, cut out heart releasedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d390be7718b48a5808fbbf612332676FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A Fresno man who stabbed his co-worker dozens of times in 1984 and then cut out the man's heart and put it in his jacket pocket has been released from prison despite objections from Gov. Jerry Brown.aGeneral newsCrimeState governmentsViolent crimeGovernment and politicsFresnoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d390be7718b48a5808fbbf612332676Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:57:17 GMTSuspicious bag causes brief stir at Dallas airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e1be4d8c15d4426adf0457fa5f2e45eGRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — A part of a Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport terminal was evacuated briefly after someone found what officials say was a "suspicious bag."aGeneral newsDallasFort WorthTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e1be4d8c15d4426adf0457fa5f2e45eFri, 21 Nov 2014 00:52:36 GMTNAACP blasts speaker-elect's racial commentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/431b28a2854d44dcbec15369debddf44RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Reno-Sparks NAACP called on Republicans in the Nevada Assembly on Thursday to reconsider their recent choice of Assemblyman Ira Hansen to serve as speaker in 2015, saying the Sparks conservative has demonstrated a long history of racial insensitivity and bigotry.SCOTT SONNERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansState legislatureState governmentsSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislatureNevadaRenoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/431b28a2854d44dcbec15369debddf44Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:32:17 GMTNo. 24 Michigan overcomes Howard, Detroit 71-62http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63d20a04b8c04e8da40e81777e5b70d6ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Caris LeVert had 21 points and nine rebounds, and No. 24 Michigan scored 11 straight points late in the second half to hold off upset-minded Detroit 71-62 on Thursday night.NOAH TRISTERsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsMichiganDetroitAnn ArborUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63d20a04b8c04e8da40e81777e5b70d6Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:15:09 GMTAP source: Bermuda to host 2017 America's Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eaed4da703847baae3364e162d47747SAN DIEGO (AP) — The tax haven of Bermuda has been picked over San Diego to host the 2017 America's Cup, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Thursday.BERNIE WILSONsSportsAthlete compensationMen's sailingSailingAmerica's CupSports businessMen's sportsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsNational governmentsEventsUnited StatesSan DiegoSan FranciscoFranceNew ZealandSan Francisco BayNorth AmericaCaliforniaWestern EuropeEuropeOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6eaed4da703847baae3364e162d47747Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:26:00 GMT10 Things to Know for Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf2a736243634e55bf438ccbc4c5dd15Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsProfessional footballFootballSportsBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf2a736243634e55bf438ccbc4c5dd15Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:05:01 GMT5 family members killed on 'dream trip' to Disneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50a32bed8cc24cdcb23e88963b325e5cNEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 16-year-old boy driving his family on a "dream trip" to Disney World apparently fell asleep at the wheel, causing the sport utility vehicle to veer off the highway and roll over, killing three children and two adults, authorities said Thursday.CAIN BURDEAUJAMIE STENGLEaGeneral newsSchool administrationAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEducationSocial affairsTerrellTexasLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50a32bed8cc24cdcb23e88963b325e5cFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:23:26 GMTNew signs in Indiana warn of turtle crossinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f8d9da7418f4a28aaf28cf4c2fcdae1TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — State crews in Indiana have put up "Turtle Crossing" signs along a busy road running beside a wildlife area in Terre Haute.aGeneral newsTurtlesAnimalsWildlifeReptilesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureTerre HauteIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f8d9da7418f4a28aaf28cf4c2fcdae1Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:14:51 GMTJudge: Monroe letter belongs to auction buyerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3868eafb393e4515b1de8e33b95e26adLOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that a letter by Marilyn Monroe in which she described the difficulties of performing belongs to a buyer who purchased it at auction for $130,000.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3868eafb393e4515b1de8e33b95e26adFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:09:14 GMTFed to review its oversight of big bankshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3a71f0faf4845cdbff7d88b9b1e7de4WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve said Thursday that it will review how it oversees the biggest U.S. banks amid criticism that it has grown too close to the financial institutions it is charged with regulating.MARCY GORDONfBusinessFinancial servicesFinancial crisisLegislature hearingsGovernment and politicsLegislatureIndustriesEconomyFinancial marketsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3a71f0faf4845cdbff7d88b9b1e7de4Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:34:33 GMTGroups sue feds over Pacific bigeye fishing rulehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba6cf1d7f6624926ab26274155178a39HONOLULU (AP) — Environmental groups on Thursday sued the National Marine Fisheries Service to challenge a new rule for fishing bigeye tuna, a popular species for sushi and fish steaks.AUDREY McAVOYaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsScienceLifestyleFishEnvironmental concernsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAnimalsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWildlifeUnited StatesHawaiiOceaniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba6cf1d7f6624926ab26274155178a39Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:08:39 GMTObama calls immigration plan commonsense, lawfulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f01f17922c7f433abbd7936391c426c2WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama was addressing the nation on Thursday night about executive actions on immigration. His plan would spare millions from deportation and allow them to work legally in the United States. The moves mark the most sweeping changes to the nation's fractured immigration laws in nearly three decades.wGovernment and politicsImmigration policyImmigrationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f01f17922c7f433abbd7936391c426c2Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:48:50 GMTUnion: Charges seem unlikely for Ferguson officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d249b78ef6848639907f62aead500acJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown seems confident that he will not face criminal charges from a grand jury that has been investigating the case for several months, a police union official said Thursday.DAVID A. LIEBaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMissouriSt. LouisNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d249b78ef6848639907f62aead500acFri, 21 Nov 2014 00:31:17 GMTWho are these guys helping NFL teams?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b43ab0361b9c4e6594a9eac1e91541ecJ.J. Watt tears it up on defense.BARRY WILNERsSportsAthlete injuriesFootballAthlete healthProfessional footballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b43ab0361b9c4e6594a9eac1e91541ecFri, 21 Nov 2014 00:51:30 GMTSquare's point-of-sale service goes globalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/161d8540b1b6455cb530f0ed7974b3faLONDON (AP) — Financial services startup Square is taking aim at cash registers across the globe, making its point-of-sale software available internationally in English, Spanish, French and Japanese.htBusinessTechnologyUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/161d8540b1b6455cb530f0ed7974b3faFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:53:15 GMTCalifornia tuition hike fight shifts to Sacramentohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e5b1647edb243b78630c3fa9dbec22fSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano prevailed Thursday in persuading the system's governing board to authorize five years of tuition increases, a politically risky move likely to ignite months of debate to determine if the costs ultimately fall on students or taxpayers.LISA LEFFaBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeGovernment and politicsSmall businessHigher educationEducation costsEducationStudent financesState governmentsSocial affairsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e5b1647edb243b78630c3fa9dbec22fFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:53:05 GMTOregon festival's giant nutcracker: 41 feethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fbaa130ede2433891af389da8fed41dROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Sponsors of the annual holiday festival near Roseburg have commissioned a whopper of a centerpiece — a wooden nutcracker intended to stand 41 feet tall, weigh more than 16,000 pounds and work its jaw with enough force to crush coconuts.aGeneral newsOdditiesHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleHobbiesRecreation and leisureRoseburgOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7fbaa130ede2433891af389da8fed41dFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:47:32 GMTUK police spied on reporters for years, docs showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b344f700133e43f386d0800ee00a4f07LONDON (AP) — In January, freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail.RAPHAEL SATTERiGeneral newsJournalistsNewspapersEspionageJournalismNews mediaMediaLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b344f700133e43f386d0800ee00a4f07Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:17:26 GMTNBA union head: Taylor suspension violates CBAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28b3bfeb77424997b6c9715300acfea6NEW YORK (AP) — The executive director of the NBA Players Association said Thursday the suspension given to Charlotte's Jeffery Taylor by Commissioner Adam Silver is "excessive, without precedent and a violation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement."BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsSports transactionsSports governanceAthlete compensationCrimeMen's basketballSports businessViolent crimeGeneral newsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28b3bfeb77424997b6c9715300acfea6Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:10:48 GMTGay couples exchange vows in Montana after rulinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44e316c8e5594b5e90076726682e8e39HELENA, Mont. (AP) — As they stood linking arms and holding bouquets, Linda Gryczan and Constance Enzweiler of Helena married Thursday after waiting 31 years.MATTHEW BROWNLISA BAUMANNaGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansNational courtsMarriageWeddingsFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesCourtsJudiciaryState governmentsNational governmentsCommodity marketsFinancial marketsBusinessOccasionsMontanaHelenaUnited StatesBillingsSouth CarolinaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44e316c8e5594b5e90076726682e8e39Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:34:49 GMTArrest made after woman raped, burned in Kansashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bff0d444c4a4d0fa5a5ee794845188cWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the rape and severe burning of a woman who was found in park near the Wichita State University campus, police said Thursday.ROXANA HEGEMANaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeArrestsLaw and orderWichitaKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bff0d444c4a4d0fa5a5ee794845188cFri, 21 Nov 2014 01:18:43 GMT18-year-old who faked abduction gets probationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdffd2ea058d4b94ad1caa85eef428c8MONROE, Mich. (AP) — An 18-year-old from Michigan who faked her own disappearance and even put an ad on Craigslist to find an abductor has been placed on probation for three years.aGeneral newsMonroeMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdffd2ea058d4b94ad1caa85eef428c8Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:20:19 GMTAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee23f72fa6494ed5ac6f84ea3def3cd7WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama: Deporting millions of immigrants unrealistic; time to bring people out of the shadows.wGovernment and politicsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee23f72fa6494ed5ac6f84ea3def3cd7Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:03:33 GMTObama: Immigration shouldn't be 'deal breaker'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c600b3cbced4a73803cad840dd7d4e0WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Republican opposition to his executive actions on immigration should not be a "deal breaker" on other issues.wGovernment and politicsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c600b3cbced4a73803cad840dd7d4e0Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:15:51 GMT