FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Oct 2014 08:24:09 -07008 people arrested in Latvia in match-fixing probe, Latvia (AP) — Eight people have been arrested in Latvia on suspicion of fixing a Champions League qualifying-round game last year.sSportsArrestsCorruption in sportsUEFA Champions LeagueMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeEventsMen's sportsLatviaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 14:36:03 GMTJudge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top, Tenn. (AP) — An East Tennessee judge has said he is ready to stop developers in the newly minted town of Rocky Top, Tennessee, from using the Rocky Top name on merchandise — at least temporarily.TRAVIS LOLLERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 14:57:11 GMTNavajo high court orders election postponed, Ariz. (AP) — The top court on the largest American Indian reservation ordered tribal election officials to postpone the Navajo Nation's presidential election and immediately reprint ballots without the name of a candidate who was disqualified in a language fluency case.FELICIA FONSECAaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential Election2014 United States General ElectionUnited States General ElectionElectionsGeneral electionsNational electionsEventsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciary, 24 Oct 2014 14:42:40 GMTPesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds, Ohio (AP) — Pesky. Illegal. Effective?ANN SANNERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsCampaignsMid-term electionsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsOhioColumbusRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 15:18:28 GMTWHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015 (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.MARIA CHENGiBusinessGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksEpidemicsImmunizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthUnited KingdomWest AfricaAfricaEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 14:42:03 GMTTurkey says 1,300 Syria rebels heading to Kobani, Estonia (AP) — Turkey's president said Friday that Ankara would allow hundreds of Syrian rebels to travel to the embattled border town of Kobani in order to help Kurdish fighters there fend off an Islamic State onslaught.JARI TANNERDIAA HADIDiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsTurkeySyriaAnkaraMiddle EastEstoniaUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 14:54:28 GMTProcter & Gamble taking out its batteries YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble plans to remove its batteries and make Duracell a stand-alone company.MICHELLE CHAPMANCANDICE CHOIfBusiness, 24 Oct 2014 14:16:19 GMTAttack on Egypt army post kills 17, Egypt (AP) — An attack on an army post in the restive northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula caused a large explosion and killed 17 people, according to security and medical officials, making it one one of the deadliest attacks on security forces since violence spiked following the ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi last year.ASHRAF SWEILAMiGeneral newsWar and unrestAccidents and disastersTerrorismReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 14:38:37 GMTGestapo impostor tricked Nazi sympathizers in WWII (AP) — At the height of World War II, Hans Kohout wanted to give the Nazis advance word of a top-secret British tactic that could neutralize an enemy's air defenses, leaving major cities exposed to devastating air raids, according to secret intelligence files released Friday.GREGORY KATZiGeneral newsWorld War IINazismEventsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 13:55:44 GMTAmazon's loss makes holidays a question mark YORK (AP) — Amazon's trademark smile icon is becoming more of a grimace.MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyHiring and recruitmentPersonnelFinancial performanceCorporate newsProducts and servicesConsumer products and servicesIndustries, 24 Oct 2014 13:50:10 GMTUS stocks rise broadly on earnings; Amazon sinks YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose again Friday, putting the market on track for its best week in almost two years. Amazon plunged after the company reported dismal third-quarter results, but that wasn't enough to drag the rest of the market down.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 15:01:06 GMTSenate Democrats borrow $10M as races tighten (AP) — Senate Democrats' campaign arm is borrowing $10 million for a last-minute boost to their fundraising as officials see their majority increasingly in peril.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical organizations, 24 Oct 2014 14:44:16 GMTCanadians seek to understand Parliament shooting, Ontario (AP) — Authorities and ordinary Canadians sifted through confounding shards of a gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat of power.JENNIFER PELTZRACHEL LA CORTEiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimeCriminal investigationsWar and unrestTerrorismGovernment and politicsLegislatureLaw and orderOntarioCanadaOttawaVancouverSyriaLibyaMiddle EastNorth AmericaBritish ColumbiaNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 13:37:33 GMTFederal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola (AP) — The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus.JESSICA GRESKOwGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 15:02:25 GMTPolice prepare for grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo. (AP) — Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis.DAVID A. LIEBJIM SALTERaGeneral newsViolent crimeRiotsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesLegal proceedingsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 14:54:31 GMTQueen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R' (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — and she's signed it "Elizabeth R."htArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 14:25:03 GMTSuicide bomber kills 10 soldiers in Egypt, Egypt (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into an army checkpoint in the restive northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula near Israel and Gaza on Friday, killing 10 soldiers, according to medical and security officials.ASHRAF SWEILAMiGeneral newsWar and unrestTerrorismReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 14:02:06 GMTMacedonia: Gay activists hurt in cafe attack, Macedonia (AP) — Police say about 30 people wearing masks and throwing rocks and bottles have attacked members of a gay rights activist group in Macedonia, wounding two of them.iGeneral newsGays and lesbiansPolitical activismHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsMacedoniaSkopjeEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 14:02:39 GMTUN authorizes ship inspections for Somali charcoal NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has authorized the inspection of ships suspected of carrying highly prized charcoal from Somalia, a move aimed at enforcing a ban on charcoal exports and cutting off a lucrative source of funding for the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab.iGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyBusinessSomaliaAfricaEast Africa, 24 Oct 2014 15:12:19 GMTNational Institutes of Health: Dallas nurse now free of Ebola, will be released from hospital (AP) — National Institutes of Health: Dallas nurse now free of Ebola, will be released from hospital.wGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth, 24 Oct 2014 14:55:24 GMTVienna honors deserters from Hitler's army (AP) — Austria's president has apologized for his country's treatment of soldiers who deserted Hitler's army during World War II as traitors.iGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesNazismGovernment and politicsViennaAustriaWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 14:50:22 GMTWTA semis: Williams-Wozniacki, Halep-Radwanska (AP) — Serena Williams made the semifinals of the WTA Finals and earned the year-end No. 1 ranking without hitting a ball on Friday.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sports, 24 Oct 2014 14:16:03 GMTP.D. James' riff on Jane Austen comes to TV ANGELES (AP) — Actors generally are eager for work and a challenge, but Matthew Rhys and Anna Maxwell Martin admit they were skittish about taking on the lead characters of "Pride and Prejudice."LYNN ELBEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainment, 24 Oct 2014 13:47:16 GMTLawmaker: New case raises questions on Ebola (AP) — The new case of Ebola diagnosed in New York City has raised "even more questions about procedures in treating patients and risks to Americans," a Republican committee chairman said Friday.ERICA WERNERMATTHEW DALYwHealthGovernment and politicsEpidemicsLegislatureInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthUnited StatesGuineaWest AfricaNorth AmericaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 14:18:55 GMTPerfumed Perez making good scents for Royals FRANCISCO (AP) — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn't want to make a stink.RONALD BLUMlLifestyleSportsFashionBeauty and fashionMLB World SeriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPersonal careEventsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 15:06:23 GMTFeds probe Maryland air crash that killed 3, Md. (AP) — Federal investigators were at the scene Friday of a collision between an airplane and a helicopter near a Maryland airport that killed three men but spared two others in the plane, who deployed a parachute to slow the aircraft's descent.DAVID DISHNEAUaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFrederickMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 14:01:26 GMTImage of Asia: The 'Wind Stone' and the sea this photo by Rob Griffith, a couple sit on rocks at a Sydney beach near a sculpture titled "Wind Stone - The Threshold of Consciousness," created by Japanese-Australian artist Koichi Ishino. It's part of the Sculpture By The Sea exhibition on display until Nov. 9 around Sydney. The popular exhibition in its 18th year also features a giant frying pan, a breaching whale, a rhinoceros and other sculptures. This year's main prize winner, American Peter Lundberg, whose "ring" looks like a misshapen bronze circle, said the exhibition is one of the best around because of the view of the surrounding landscape.The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSculptureVisual artsAustraliaSydneyOceania, 24 Oct 2014 14:25:33 GMTGrain mixed, livestock mostly higher (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 14:57:24 GMTOfficer critical but stable after hatchet attack YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition, police said Friday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 13:50:32 GMTEvenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles (AP) — Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.aBusinessGeneral newsProducts and servicesCorporate newsTransportation safetyTransportation, 24 Oct 2014 13:42:58 GMTAfter 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined YORK (AP) — Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.JONATHAN LEMIRECOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsHealthPublic healthHumanitarian crisesEmergency managementMunicipal governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsNew YorkWest AfricaNew York CityGuineaUnited StatesAfricaManhattanNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 14:36:37 GMTGuide to developments in Ferguson police shooting LOUIS (AP) — It has been nearly 11 weeks since Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer. The Aug. 9 shooting and the protests that followed raised new awareness about the racial makeup of police departments and police use of military-style equipment, among other issues. Here's a look at where things stand:JIM SALTERaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimeProtests and demonstrationsPoliceLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 13:41:25 GMTMyanmar army kills journalist it calls Karen rebel, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's army shot dead a journalist who was detained while covering clashes between the army and ethnic rebels at the rugged border, saying he reached for a soldier's gun during an attempted escape, the press council said Friday.iGeneral newsEthnic conflictsRace and ethnicityJournalistsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareNews mediaMediaMyanmarSoutheast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 15:15:45 GMTMurray rallies past Anderson at Valencia Open, Spain (AP) — Andy Murray fought back to beat Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the Valencia Open on Friday.sSportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsSpainValenciaWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 14:24:10 GMTTunisian forces raid home, kill 6 suspects, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian counterterrorism forces stormed a home in a Tunis suburb on Friday after a 24-hour standoff, killing six people and seriously wounding a child, an official said.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerrorismGovernment and politicsTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 15:08:51 GMTReputed ex-mob boss arrives for violation hearing (AP) — The reputed former boss of the Philadelphia mob has arrived in court for a parole violation hearing.MARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 14:03:05 GMTSpain challenges Canary Island poll on oil plans (AP) — The Spanish government says it will ask the Constitutional Court to block proposals by the Canary Islands regional government to stage a referendum on oil exploration in waters off the popular tourist archipelago.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsEnergy industryIndustriesSpainCanary IslandsWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 14:00:37 GMTWHO: 5 more Ebola vaccines to be tested in March (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.MARIA CHENGiBusinessGeneral newsHealthImmunizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthUnited KingdomWest AfricaAfricaEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 13:43:04 GMTUS new-home sales close to flat in September (AP) — U.S. sales of new homes were nearly flat in September, after the government sharply revised downward what was initially an August surge in buying.JOSH BOAKwBusinessGeneral newsHome salesHome buyingHome buildingEconomyRecessions and depressionsReal estateConstruction put in placeConstruction sector performanceLeading economic indicatorsPersonal loansPersonal financeIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesResidential real estateLifestyleHome and gardenUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 14:39:45 GMTMotive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officers YORK (AP) — Investigators were working on Friday to determine why a man attacked a group of New York Police Department officers with a hatchet before they shot him dead.TOM HAYSaGeneral newsTerrorismPoliceViolent crimeCrimeWar and unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 14:51:05 GMTPunk icon Joan Jett savors rockin' role-model gig YORK (AP) — "Can't stay at home, can't stay at school! Old folks say: 'Ya poor little fool!'"KILEY ARMSTRONGeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrityJersey CityNew York CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 24 Oct 2014 14:34:57 GMTRwandan government angry at BBC over documentary, Rwanda (AP) — The Rwandan government, members of parliament and genocide survivors have expressed their anger at the BBC over a recent documentary that suggested the country's president may have had a hand shooting down of his predecessor's plane.EDMUND KAGIREiGeneral newsGenocidesRwandan GenocideGovernment and politicsDocumentariesLegislatureWar and unrestEventsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentRwandaKigaliEast AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 14:25:00 GMTPutin accuses US of undermining global stability (AP) — The United States is destabilizing the global world order by trying to enforce its will, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Friday, warning that the world will face new wars if Washington fails to respect the interests of other countries.VLADIMIR ISACHENKOViGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCrimeaRussiaMoscowUkraineUnited StatesEuropeEastern EuropeNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 14:05:02 GMTChiquita holders reject plans to merge with Fyffes, N.C. (AP) — Chiquita shareholders have rejected plans to merge with Irish fruit importer Fyffes that would have made the world's largest banana supplier.fBusinessOwnership changesCorporate newsCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 14:02:00 GMTPolice: Man, 65, kicked 102-year-old woman in shin CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Police have charged a 65-year-old western Pennsylvania man with kicking a 102-year-old woman in the shin when he was visiting his mother in a nursing home.aGeneral newsNursing homesAging and disability servicesHealthNew CastlePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 14:11:42 GMT180 questioned about election fraud in Romania, Romania (AP) — Authorities in Romania say 180 people are being questioned on suspicion of election fraud in a referendum on ousting the president in 2012.iGeneral newsFraud and false statementsReferendumsCriminal investigationsGovernment and politicsVotingElectionsCrimeLaw and orderRomaniaBucharestEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 13:46:42 GMTFriday's Time Schedule City at San Francisco, 8:07 p.m.The Associated PresssCollege footballProfessional hockeyHockeySportsMen's hockeyMen's sportsCollege sportsFootballDallasHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 14:00:01 GMTTLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series YORK (AP) — The TLC network says it is canceling "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," its colorful series about a young beauty pageant contestant and her family.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainment, 24 Oct 2014 14:56:53 GMTMan fighting charges for painting Main Street, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street.aOdditiesWashingtonPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 14:00:40 GMTUEFA punishes Serbia, Albania for stadium disorder received tougher sanctions than Albania when UEFA punished the Balkan rivals on Friday for the on-field violence sparked by a banner being flown by a drone over the stadium.ROB HARRISaGeneral newsSportsInternational incidentsMen's soccerProfessional soccerMen's sportsSports governanceDrone aircraftSoccerInternational soccerAlbaniaSerbiaBelgradeKosovoEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 14:57:02 GMT