FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 23 Jul 2014 00:48:45 -0700Gaza families plead for evacuation amid battle CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Dozens of Palestinian families trapped by clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli troops are scrambling to flee a southern Gaza Strip neighborhood as Israel reported that two more of its soldiers have died in the conflict.iGeneral newsWar and unrestWar casualtiesEvacuationsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle East, 23 Jul 2014 07:15:46 GMTAgents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs (AP) — Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law.wBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsHealth care policy, 23 Jul 2014 07:22:02 GMTBodies of Malaysia jet victims to leave Ukraine, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine prepared a departure ceremony for the bodies of Malaysia Airlines passengers and crew who became victims of fighting raging far below them on the plains of eastern Ukraine.iGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashGovernment and politicsEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationUkraineKharkivNetherlandsRussiaKievMalaysiaEuropeUnited StatesEastern EuropeWestern EuropeSoutheast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 07:35:11 GMTChina braces for 2nd typhoon; Taiwan drenched (AP) — China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in as many weeks, as communities along the country's southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of the earlier storm that killed 46 people.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherNatural disastersStormsAccidents and disastersChinaTaiwanShanghaiEast AsiaSoutheast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 23 Jul 2014 06:13:50 GMTAP source: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts YORK (AP) — Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said.JENNIFER PELTZhtBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyComputer and data securityComputing and information technologyConsumer products and servicesIndustries, 23 Jul 2014 05:52:18 GMTArizona rallies for 5-4 win over Detroit (AP) — Aaron Hill drove in Arizona's first three runs and ended the game with a spectacular play.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 05:45:42 GMTHoes homer in 12th inning lifts Astros past A's, Calif. (AP) — L.J. Hoes homered with one out in the top of the 12th, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first win in four tries at the Coliseum this year.sSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 06:28:08 GMTFirst Amendment fight won't stop Arizona execution, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.aGeneral newsDeath penalty controversyNational courtsCrimeCriminal punishmentLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryLegal proceedingsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 07:09:44 GMTOpening statements set in porch shooting trial (AP) — After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 05:19:39 GMTSurvey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH YORK (AP) — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.DAVID CRARYaGeneral newsHealthLifestyleSportsParentingRelationshipsDopingChild and teen healthPrimary and secondary educationPublic opinionHigh school sportsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:38:08 GMTYoung MH17 victim has eerie premonition of crash a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. "Mama, may I hug you?"KRISTEN GELINEAUaGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationUkraineBaliEastern EuropeEuropeIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 23 Jul 2014 07:21:08 GMTPolice custody death tests 'Broken Windows' tactic YORK (AP) — Eric Garner, who died in police custody last week after he was put in an apparent chokehold, was suspected of committing the relatively minor crime of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes on the street.aGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsCrimeArrestsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsLaw and orderNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 06:01:24 GMTExcerpts from conflicting health law rulings (AP) — Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings Tuesday in a dispute involving crucial financing for President Barack Obama's health care law.wBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsNational courtsLegislationIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsGovernment financeNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryState governmentsLegislatureUnited StatesRichmondNorth AmericaVirginia, 23 Jul 2014 07:20:56 GMTSEC poised to end $1 a share for some money funds (AP) — Regulators are expected to vote Wednesday to end a longtime staple of the investment industry — the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds — at least for some money funds used by big investors.wBusinessGeneral newsGovernment regulationsPersonal investingPersonal financeGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and finance, 23 Jul 2014 04:58:37 GMTSantana homers to lead Cleveland past Minnesota (AP) — Carlos Santana homered among his season high-tying four hits and Danny Salazar won in his first start in more than two months as the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Tuesday night.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:17:47 GMTReview: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones YORK (AP) — What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyConsumer electronicsMobile phonesProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 05:07:06 GMTAustralia focuses on both Malaysian jet disasters, Australia (AP) — The monthslong hunt for the Malaysian airliner that vanished off the Australian coast will not be interrupted by the top search official's new job in recovering bodies from the downed airliner in Ukraine, the Australian government said Wednesday.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEventsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAustraliaMalaysiaUkraineIndian OceanOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 23 Jul 2014 05:07:37 GMTJudges in health care rulings vote party line (AP) — In rapid succession, six federal judges on two appeals courts weighed in on a key component of President Barack Obama's health care law. Their votes lined up precisely with the party of the president who appointed them.wBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsJudicial appointments and nominationsNational courtsGovernment appointments and nominationsLegislationJudiciaryNational governmentsCourtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsLegislatureUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaRichmondNorth AmericaVirginia, 23 Jul 2014 07:19:55 GMTSuspect in Texas police shooting 'presumed dead' JOYA, Texas (AP) — A man suspected of shooting two South Texas police officers during an hours-long standoff Tuesday night is "presumed dead" after officers raided the house he had barricaded inside and exchanged gunfire with him, authorities said.CHRISTOPHER SHERMANaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:43:03 GMTNo romance for 'Downton Abbey' in-laws, say actors HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michelle Dockery and Allen Leech of "Downton Abbey" say Cupid's arrow is not headed for their characters.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainment, 23 Jul 2014 05:13:29 GMTLaRoche's HR rallies Nationals past Rockies, 7-4. (AP) — Adam LaRoche hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh, Anthony Rendon had three hits and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:25:49 GMTHouse, Senate chart separate courses on border (AP) — Senate Democrats and House Republicans are moving separately to slash President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency spending request for the border, but they're unlikely to end up with a deal that could pass both chambers.wGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationPolitical partiesImmigrationPolitical organizationsSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseCentral AmericaDistrict of ColumbiaLatin America and CaribbeanUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 07:23:07 GMTIn international flight, volatile conflicts abound, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi.AYA BATRAWYiBusinessGeneral newsMilitant groupsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestMilitary facilitiesTerritorial disputesTravelEventsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLifestyleEgyptAfricaLibyaDubaiMiddle EastTel AvivIsraelAfghanistanNigeriaIraqSyriaUnited StatesMaliWest AfricaCrimeaEast AfricaNorth AfricaUnited Arab EmiratesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 23 Jul 2014 07:26:27 GMTCEO: Sterling staying on a 'disaster' for Clippers ANGELES (AP) — Coach Doc Rivers has said he'll resign from the Los Angeles Clippers if Donald Sterling remains owner, the team's interim CEO testified, saying such a move would be a "disaster" for the franchise.aGeneral newsSportsSports team ownership changesLegal proceedingsMen's sportsMen's basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballLaw and orderLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 06:57:01 GMTBiden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio (AP) — National Urban League leaders will focus on jobs and pay in U.S. cities during a conference this week that will draw some top Democratic and Republican politicians courting minority support.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesCincinnatiOhioNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 05:38:45 GMTRays win 6th straight, 7-2 over Cardinals LOUIS (AP) — Jake Odorizzi allowed two runs over 5 2-3 innings and Yunel Escobar highlighted a five-run fifth inning with a two-run double to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.STEVE OVERBEYsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:13:45 GMTWainwright stumbles, Cards lose 7-2 to Rays LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright felt he owed the St. Louis fans an apology after Tuesday night's 7-2 loss to Tampa Bay.STEVE OVERBEYsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 05:35:24 GMTIsrael, Hamas battle over public opinion online (AP) — Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to control the message emanating from this latest Israeli-Palestinian conflagration.TIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsInternational incidentsSocial mediaPublic opinionOnline mediaMediaSocial affairsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle East, 23 Jul 2014 06:44:03 GMTGiants beat Phillies 9-6 in 14 innings (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit a bases-clearing double to break a 14th-inning stalemate and Tim Lincecum earned his first career save as the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 on Tuesday night.MIKE WISNIEWSKIsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 05:09:49 GMTFederal judge to rule on Colorado gay marriage ban (AP) — A federal judge in Denver is expected to rule Wednesday whether Colorado's same-sex marriage ban should be overturned immediately, or if the issue should be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.aGeneral newsGays and lesbiansNational courtsMarriageWeddingsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesState governmentsOccasionsLifestyleColoradoDenverBoulderUnited StatesPuebloNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 06:27:43 GMTUltra high definition TVs boost LG Display profit, South Korea (AP) — LG Display Co. says its earnings for the April-June quarter more than doubled thanks to improved demand for ultra-high-definition TVs.htBusinessTechnologyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Jul 2014 07:00:45 GMTVenezuelan conspiracy theories a threat to critics, Venezuela (AP) — Roderick Navarro was in class when he got the news that a high-ranking minister had accused him of plotting to assassinate Venezuela's president.HANNAH DREIERiGeneral newsDiplomacyConspiracyProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsCoups d'etatNational governmentsInternational relationsCrimePolitical and civil unrestWar and unrestVenezuelaUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 04:01:22 GMTChina detains employees of seller of suspect meat (AP) — Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier.JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureProducts and servicesCorporate newsChinaShanghaiBeijingEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 23 Jul 2014 05:51:02 GMTCrews make gains on massive Washington wildfire, Wash. (AP) — Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.aGeneral newsWeatherFloodsEmergency managementAccidents and disastersWar and unrestNatural disastersGovernment and politicsWashingtonUnited StatesSeattleDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 06:50:01 GMTSpike Lee helps a film student face his past HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When a film student decided to revisit his criminal teenage past, he found a powerful ally in filmmaker Spike Lee.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentMovies, 23 Jul 2014 05:59:15 GMTAgents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs (AP) — Congress will hear testimony Wednesday detailing how undercover investigators used fake identities to get taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's law.wBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyHealth care policy, 23 Jul 2014 07:16:49 GMTFire extinguished at ND oil supply company, N.D. (AP) — A Williston Fire Department official says a massive blaze at an oil supply and logistics company in the western North Dakota town has been extinguished.JOSH WOODaBusinessGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersWillistonNorth DakotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 06:32:06 GMTDeGrom tames Mariners in Mets 3-1 victory (AP) — Jacob deGrom allowed five hits and a run in seven impressive innings, Lucas Duda hit a mammoth home run and the New York Mets beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Tuesday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityTacomaSeattleWashingtonNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 05:30:53 GMTYour Top Plays for Today Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports GuideThe Associated PresssSportsWinter Olympic gamesOlympic gamesEventsPyeongchangSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Jul 2014 06:55:22 GMTAsia stocks bolstered by US earnings, home sales, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets mostly rose Wednesday, bolstered by solid U.S. earnings and home sales. Indonesian stocks advanced after the official vote count showed Joko Widodo the clear winner of a bitterly contested presidential election.YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsHome salesMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial performanceCorporate newsReal estateNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsEventsTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesStock marketsFinancial marketsSouth KoreaEast AsiaIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaUnited StatesRussiaAsiaJavaNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEurope, 23 Jul 2014 06:13:50 GMTSeniors use roommate-finding agencies to cut costs YORK (AP) — It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do.aGeneral newsLifestylePersonal spendingAgingSeniorsPersonal financeBusinessSeniors' healthHealthHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairs, 23 Jul 2014 05:30:00 GMTMercury win 13th straight, clinch playoff berth (AP) — Diana Taurasi isn't focused on winning streaks. She's just trying to get the Phoenix Mercury to keep improving.STEVE HUNTERsSportsWNBA FinalsWomen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballWomen's sportsEventsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 05:20:54 GMTDaimler revenue up; profit drops after 1-time gain (AP) — Automaker Daimler AG reported a 6 percent increase in second-quarter revenue and confirmed its full-year targets on Wednesday as new models and cost-cutting efforts helped its performance, though net profit declined sharply after a big one-time gain last year.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Jul 2014 06:43:56 GMTFlight bans show skittishness over trouble spots U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleAir travel disruptionsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTransportationEventsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsIsraelTel AvivUnited StatesMalaysiaNew York CitySeoulMiddle EastNorth AmericaSoutheast AsiaAsiaNew YorkSouth KoreaEast Asia, 23 Jul 2014 06:44:12 GMTHolmes in court for hearing on expert testimony, Colo. (AP) — The man charged with the Colorado theater massacre is returning to court for the second day of hearings about what kinds of experts can testify at his trial.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 06:32:44 GMTA kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's victims a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. "Mama, may I hug you?"KRISTEN GELINEAUaGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashDogsEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNatural disastersStormsWeatherMammalsAnimalsNetherlandsMalaysiaIndonesiaBaliAustraliaSoutheast AsiaPhilippinesAmsterdamNew ZealandUkraineEuropeWestern EuropeAsiaOceaniaEastern Europe, 23 Jul 2014 07:14:50 GMTHeadley wins it in 14th inning of Yankees debut YORK (AP) — Chase Headley hustled to New York, eager to help his new team right away. That's exactly what he did — about 4 1/2 hours after pulling on his pinstripes.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 06:38:36 GMTSchoop's 2-run HR helps O's beat Angels 4-2, Calif. (AP) — Miguel Gonzalez took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Jonathan Schoop homered and J.J. Hardy hit two RBI doubles to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.JOE RESNICKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 23 Jul 2014 05:26:11 GMTJury to reconvene in Ventura defamation case PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jurors are due to reconvene in St. Paul to deliberate whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSt. PaulMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 05:32:13 GMTArrest linked to gun used after Boston bombings (AP) — It has been one of the lingering questions since the dramatic manhunt that gripped the Boston area in the days after the marathon bombings: Where did the suspects get the gun that authorities say they used to kill a university police officer?DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsCrimeGun politicsArrestsBombingsViolent crimeLaw and orderEventsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Jul 2014 06:14:48 GMT