FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:43:07 -07005 college football players charged in assaulthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93a4adbd93fb435c8fa70ec6d475fcf3CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) — Five football players from a state university in western Pennsylvania were arrested and suspended from the school after police say they beat and stomped a man outside an off-campus restaurant, then fled yelling "Football strong!" The victim was in intensive care Friday with severe brain trauma.aGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballArrestsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderCaliforniaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93a4adbd93fb435c8fa70ec6d475fcf3Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:56:56 GMTAfter 40 years, a look at Hello Kitty's successhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6681db79ee294813aca2be0056e9e91bTOKYO (AP) — When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse for Japanese girls. On Saturday, fans around the world celebrate the 40th anniversary of this global icon of "cute-cool." That is, Hello Kitty.MARI YAMAGUCHIiBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6681db79ee294813aca2be0056e9e91bFri, 31 Oct 2014 14:13:44 GMTATP tournament in Duesseldorf cut from schedulehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27dee23dbe8044fca0d854e3e3ccac87DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The ATP tournament in Duesseldorf has been canceled due to lack of funding.sSportsTennisGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27dee23dbe8044fca0d854e3e3ccac87Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:06:33 GMTUS consumer spending down 0.2 percent in Septemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28488be664b042d4b85cfde31edfd288WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer cut spending in September for the first time in eight months, as incomes grew at the slowest pace this year. The figures underscore nagging economic soft spots that are expected to ease in the coming months.MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsConsumer spendingPricesEconomic growthEconomic outlookEconomyRecessions and depressionsLabor economyLeading economic indicatorsFinancial servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28488be664b042d4b85cfde31edfd288Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:12:43 GMTUS, global stocks get big boost from Bank of Japanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/210a5375d40547219b45c31258147514NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose across the globe Friday, capping off what has been a seesaw month for investors, after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced a new stimulus package to boost the country's struggling economy. Japan's stock market jumped 4.8 percent to reach its highest level since 2007.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsGovernment programsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyFinancial servicesIndustriesJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/210a5375d40547219b45c31258147514Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:33:12 GMTUS ambassador says she's monitoring for Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49d440a06a05498280171449eaea08f0UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. ambassador, who has just returned from a visit to the countries worst-affected by Ebola, says she is self-monitoring for the virus and that federal guidelines are sufficient.CARA ANNAiGeneral newsInternational relationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGovernment and politicsWest AfricaGuineaLiberiaSierra LeoneUnited StatesAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49d440a06a05498280171449eaea08f0Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:00:36 GMTHello Kitty's 40 years of cuteness and coolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33105664773f45c5927bdcb85dc30f35TOKYO (AP) — When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse for Japanese girls. On Saturday, fans around the world celebrate the 40th anniversary of this global icon of "cute-cool." That is, Hello Kitty.MARI YAMAGUCHIiBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33105664773f45c5927bdcb85dc30f35Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:49:48 GMTEU confirms North Korea invite for rights visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54e69e3892ae45e7a2d07ae026962663UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A European Union official confirms that North Korea has invited its special representative for human rights to visit the country.CARA ANNAiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsNorth KoreaPyongyangEuropeEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54e69e3892ae45e7a2d07ae026962663Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:29:22 GMTRemains recovered from Ukraine plane disaster sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/167f2bfd13c04de5b8029ab67ea64068AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch prime minister says investigators have recovered an unspecified number of human remains from the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down.iGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNetherlandsUkraineWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/167f2bfd13c04de5b8029ab67ea64068Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:06:04 GMTNY judge dismisses murder charge in 1986 killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/540a4fd1bc3b48309b596bb188699de0NEW YORK (AP) — A Miami man charged in the fatal shooting of a New York City restaurant owner in 1986 is a free man after a judge dismissed his murder case after finding prosecutors took too long to charge him.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderDominican RepublicNew York CityManhattanCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/540a4fd1bc3b48309b596bb188699de0Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:32:24 GMTTurkish president questions focus on Kobanihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bee03db07624503b6fb67d263e8410aPARIS (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the international community is focusing too much on the battle over Kobani and is calling for strikes in other parts of Syria.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTurkeyFranceSyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bee03db07624503b6fb67d263e8410aFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:00:31 GMTWal-Mart ups ante on holiday shoppinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fd1f985ac9948ad941d0f90e413c41dNEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.ANNE D'INNOCENZIOfBusinessOnline shoppingHoliday shoppingFinancial performanceCorporate newsShoppingLifestyleHolidaysOccasionsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fd1f985ac9948ad941d0f90e413c41dFri, 31 Oct 2014 14:42:20 GMTNissan recalls Infiniti SUVs to fix air bagshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbd2bbaebd66493f941f232aea5f79a0DETROIT (AP) — Nissan says it's recalling more than 1,800 Infiniti SUVs in the U.S. for an air bag problem that could send shrapnel into the passenger compartment.TOM KRISHERaBusinessGeneral newsExplosionsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsAccidents and disastersUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbd2bbaebd66493f941f232aea5f79a0Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:06:09 GMTSon to Usher: Dad, you're not a great singerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d49ad78c3184370ad97166c253285b4NEW YORK (AP) — One of Usher's sons studies his dance moves meticulously, while the other has said to the Grammy-winning star: "You're not a great singer."MESFIN FEKADUeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d49ad78c3184370ad97166c253285b4Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:25:03 GMTZambia's acting president appeals for calmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68219d68b94a4eaa9e5eda69dc808a64LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Zambian security forces will not tolerate any violence or other illegal activity as the country mourns President Michael Sata, who died after a long illness, Zambia's temporary leader said Friday.NOEL SICHALWEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsObituariesNational electionsElectionsZambiaLusakaSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68219d68b94a4eaa9e5eda69dc808a64Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:14:38 GMTGrain lower, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7faf169db1014413bd860e9bb0138bfaCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7faf169db1014413bd860e9bb0138bfaFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:19:34 GMTNew search planned for grave of Spanish poet Lorcahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79f2b92cd7c04e1cb4baa97254d23495MADRID (AP) — Archeologists will start inspecting the land in an area in southern Spain near where the acclaimed poet Federico Garcia Lorca is believed to have been executed and buried at the start of the Spanish Civil War in 1936, officials said Friday.CIARAN GILESiGeneral newsScienceSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79f2b92cd7c04e1cb4baa97254d23495Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:57:25 GMTFearing uprising, Iraq militants hunt ex-policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2091676f6f5942638e179c5da377954eBAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group is conducting a purge, killing dozens of former policemen and soldiers living in areas of Iraq under its control, in a campaign apparently aimed at preventing any uprising against its extremist rule.SAMEER N. YACOUBSINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestPolitical and civil unrestRebellions and uprisingsIraqBaghdadMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2091676f6f5942638e179c5da377954eFri, 31 Oct 2014 14:45:43 GMT12 men trapped in Colombia coal mine collapsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f38ea05425140feb6232553f13e4afbBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities say a coal mine collapse has trapped 12 men and they say rescue will be difficult.Associated PressiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessMaterials industryColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f38ea05425140feb6232553f13e4afbFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:34:29 GMTBefore midterms, Obama plugs policies for womenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3452a8a04b745e3940bf95a56b04ab0PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — President Barack Obama wants women to know what his administration is doing to help them succeed.DARLENE SUPERVILLEaGovernment and politicsUnited StatesProvidenceRhode IslandNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3452a8a04b745e3940bf95a56b04ab0Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:55:12 GMTGas falling under $3 nationwide: What to knowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91b0c0ec8d7d43668dbe5fe12dda5aa6NEW YORK (AP) — The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon.JONATHAN FAHEYaBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91b0c0ec8d7d43668dbe5fe12dda5aa6Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:37:26 GMTShelters fill up after deadly Sri Lanka mudslidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81c5328ae9e74cd5bc3df1e61f5b0a69KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan authorities warned of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of homes this week, but residents said Friday there was no room left at the shelters and no alternative housing for them to move to.BHARATHA MALLAWARACHIiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersGovernment and politicsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessSri LankaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81c5328ae9e74cd5bc3df1e61f5b0a69Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:49:17 GMTAuthor of Bin Laden book is under criminal probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/088e50284c014541ba8555e6b7455b80WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say a former Navy SEAL who wrote a firsthand account of the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden is under investigation for possibly disclosing classified information. He could face criminal charges.The Associated PresswGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCriminal investigationsArmed forcesMilitary legal affairsClassified informationLaw and orderCrimeMilitary and defensePolitical issueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/088e50284c014541ba8555e6b7455b80Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:58:57 GMT2 Arizona officers killed in car crashes this weekhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e6c13cd24fd40798feadce213b46bd1CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A suburban Phoenix officer has died after being hit by a suspected drunken driver, becoming the second officer from the Chandler Police Department to be killed in motorcycle crashes this week.aGeneral newsHit-and-runCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e6c13cd24fd40798feadce213b46bd1Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:36:16 GMTTrick-or-treating back on after manhunt endshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/625d6bd3d6fd40c0ae4f1ea46e04b23eCANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Trick-or-treating was back on Friday in a northeastern Pennsylvania town that spent the last seven weeks under siege as hundreds of law enforcement officers searched for the survivalist accused of fatally shooting one state trooper and injuring another.aGeneral newsCrimeHolidaysOccasionsLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/625d6bd3d6fd40c0ae4f1ea46e04b23eFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:28:27 GMTMaine asks court to isolate quarantined nursehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4315633dc0a4a6091d28c6c1071db9fFORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine health officials have asked a court to limit the movements of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a voluntary quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.ROBERT F. BUKATYaGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsMaineSierra LeoneUnited StatesNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4315633dc0a4a6091d28c6c1071db9fFri, 31 Oct 2014 14:24:19 GMTUganda-North Korea ties grow amid democracy doubtshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36d6af9bd8894ac388840592250822faKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda gave a state banquet late Thursday in honor of North Korea's ceremonial head of state, praising Pyongyang for what he said was its prominent role in fighting imperialism.RODNEY MUHUMUZAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDemocracyUgandaNorth KoreaKampalaEast AfricaAfricaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36d6af9bd8894ac388840592250822faFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:02:47 GMTAttorney wants UVa abduction suspect evaluatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7b41e668df047a3abce0ef2947baa7dFAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — An attorney for the man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham said Friday that he wants his client to be evaluated to determine his sanity.MATTHEW BARAKATaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsMissing personsJudicial appointments and nominationsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderJudiciaryGovernment and politicsGovernment appointments and nominationsVirginiaCharlottesvilleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7b41e668df047a3abce0ef2947baa7dFri, 31 Oct 2014 13:59:07 GMTImage of Asia: Watching the iPhone line in Seoulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2eb3bc0db189495ab1312e676e632613In this photo by Ahn Young-joon, a phone store worker dressed as Santa Claus keeps customers in line as they wait to buy Apple's iPhone 6, in Seoul, South Korea. The device went on sale Friday in South Korea, one of the world's most wired societies, with 85 percent of its 50 million people online and 40 million smartphones. South Korea is also home to the world's top-selling smartphone maker Samsung, which is seeing more competition by cheaper local brands in China and India and by Apple in developed nations.The Associated PresshtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologySouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2eb3bc0db189495ab1312e676e632613Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:31:06 GMTMelissa Fumero goes from daytime to prime timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f3f3c25ad9e4d2c9a5697e282e3c3a4NEW YORK (AP) — Melissa Fumero, who plays Detective Amy Santiago on Fox's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," can remember the first time she had to ad-lib with co-star Andy Samberg.ALICIA RANCILIOeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f3f3c25ad9e4d2c9a5697e282e3c3a4Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:08:59 GMTNorth Korean Ebola policies hit tourism businesseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0e0cc4d33b44f928f98591e56ad8c56BEIJING (AP) — North Korea's quarantine of arriving foreigners to prevent Ebola has not disrupted business with the nation's largest trading partner, Chinese businesspeople say, although a tourist ban has hurt travel agencies that run tours to the reclusive country.DIDI TANGiBusinessGeneral newsTravelLeisure travelTravel laws and regulationsTravel agentsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesLifestyleInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthMedia and entertainment industryGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsChinaNorth KoreaPyongyangEast AsiaBeijingGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0e0cc4d33b44f928f98591e56ad8c56Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:44:15 GMTAP PHOTOS: Small Alaska town welcomes big politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4109f3e858464634bb3b9634bfa52f5fPETERSBURG, Alaska (AP) — When U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican challenger, Dan Sullivan, greet cheering supporters in downtown Anchorage on Election Night, their thoughts may turn to days of boots-on-the-ground campaigning in more unforgiving and far-flung parts of this remote and rugged state.TED WARRENaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsMunicipal governmentsCampaignsLegislatureLocal governmentsAlaskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4109f3e858464634bb3b9634bfa52f5fFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:03:52 GMTRating the Nation-Best Pre-BCS Bowlshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26d1e95a909d488d813c6c03a3b35e17There was no BCS to make sure Nos. 1 and 2 played each other after the 1982 regular season. That left No. 1 Nebraska facing No. 4 Miami in what was expected to be a coronation for the powerful Cornhuskers.The Associated PresssSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26d1e95a909d488d813c6c03a3b35e17Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:34:47 GMTUK Treasury chief set to pay off World War I bondshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19974a3756d043e08c6a2c40494422ebLONDON (AP) — Britain is repaying some of the 2 billion pounds ($3.2 billion) it still owes investors who helped finance World War I.iBusinessGeneral newsDebt and bond marketsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsFinancial marketsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19974a3756d043e08c6a2c40494422ebFri, 31 Oct 2014 13:46:44 GMTNews Guide: A look at latest Ebola developmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b502ffe142d14f1592b6effdce9c9717No African countries are on the United Nations list of contributors to fight Ebola. With few exceptions, African governments and institutions are offering only marginal support as the continent faces its most deadly threat in years. Pledges to deploy 2,000 African health workers have remained largely that — promises. The epidemic did not even figure on the agenda of a session on peace and security at the Pan-African Parliament in South Africa last week. Angry legislators from Sierra Leone and Liberia said they feel abandoned. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, chairwoman of the 53-nation African Union, said this week at a meeting with the U.N. secretary-general and the World Bank president in Ethiopia that Ebola "caught us by surprise."The Associated PressaGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsAfricaWest AfricaLiberiaSierra Leonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b502ffe142d14f1592b6effdce9c9717Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:31:02 GMTObama urges Snyder's defeat despite common groundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5566a28298940e3a95be73f7c4eb201LANSING, Mich. (AP) — When President Barack Obama campaigns in Detroit on Saturday night, he will be urging the defeat of a Republican governor with whom he has more common ground than most and who, unlike other GOP leaders, doesn't condemn the unpopular president or his policies.DAVID EGGERTpGovernment and politicsState electionsElections2012 United States Presidential ElectionUnited States Presidential ElectionState governmentsMunicipal governmentsVotingNational electionsEventsLocal governmentsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsUnited StatesMichiganDetroitCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5566a28298940e3a95be73f7c4eb201Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:54:30 GMTCourt order temporarily restricts nurse's movementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51a2285069864630b92dd2002eb18ebaFORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine health officials obtained a 24-hour court order restricting Kaci Hickox's movement after the nurse repeatedly defied the state's quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.ROBERT F. BUKATYaGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsMaineSierra LeoneUnited StatesNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51a2285069864630b92dd2002eb18ebaFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:13:25 GMTEmbattled Ferguson chief criticizes Holder remarkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff98c417630a4a21b0f62a4e59d38d6eFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The embattled police chief of the suburban St. Louis town where a white officer's fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old remains under investigation has criticized Attorney General Eric Holder's recent call for "wholesale change" in the department.aGeneral newsCrimeConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff98c417630a4a21b0f62a4e59d38d6eFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:09:26 GMTTrooper ambush suspect in court after long manhunthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0630dedf899f4402b54426079a02a7f5MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — Onlookers shouted "Are you sorry?" and "Why did you do it?" at the suspect in a fatal ambush on a Pennsylvania state police barracks as troopers led him from his first court appearance Friday following a grueling seven-week manhunt.KATHY MATHESONMICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeWar and unrestLaw and orderViolent crimeHolidaysOccasionsLifestylePennsylvaniaStroudsburgUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0630dedf899f4402b54426079a02a7f5Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:32:14 GMTExxon defies low oil price with refining strengthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/533cfb7df6de42aab8d833f3ddda9100NEW YORK (AP) — ExxonMobil Corp.'s refining and chemical operations rescued the company's third-quarter results amid falling global oil prices and lower oil and gas production.JONATHAN FAHEYaBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesMaterials industryFinancial performanceCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/533cfb7df6de42aab8d833f3ddda9100Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:00:37 GMTBurkina Faso leader steps down, vote in 90 dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c93645ff299645a2924414bac948a84fOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — President Blaise Compaore stepped down Friday after 27 years in power following a wave of protests against his rule.BRAHIMA OUEDRAOGOiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureOuagadougouBurkina FasoAfricaWest Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c93645ff299645a2924414bac948a84fFri, 31 Oct 2014 14:34:49 GMTGiants fans start early to snag prime parade spotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cc92657ffb64c0e91f4a248c7b0b9aaSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants fans are already grabbing prime viewing spots for the team's victory parade through downtown.KRISTIN J. BENDERaGeneral newsSportsMLB World SeriesParadesEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsRecreation and leisureLifestyleViolent crimeCrimeSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cc92657ffb64c0e91f4a248c7b0b9aaFri, 31 Oct 2014 14:05:45 GMTThai prime minister, an ex-general, is millionairehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a92093dcf16543b8a4fd5e373a31a759BANGKOK (AP) — Asset disclosures by members of Thailand's military-dominated post-coup Cabinet reveal they are quite well-off, a trait shared with the civilian politicians they accused of corruption.iGeneral newsCoups d'etatCabinetsPolitical corruptionGovernment and politicsNational governmentsArmed forcesWar and unrestPolitical issuesMilitary and defenseThailandSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a92093dcf16543b8a4fd5e373a31a759Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:03:56 GMTNew search may locate grave of Spanish poet Lorcahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ef4509df1e544d1990c439fc54b5bf6MADRID (AP) — Archeologists will start inspecting the land in an area in southern Spain near where the acclaimed poet Federico Garcia Lorca is believed to have been executed and buried at the start of the Spanish Civil War in 1936.iGeneral newsScienceSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ef4509df1e544d1990c439fc54b5bf6Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:15:43 GMTUS consumer sentiment index reaches 7-year highhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c2bb4cf03994eba8c9b7666b195dbc6WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers expect better economic growth and rising incomes in the coming months, pushing a measure of confidence to a seven-year high in October.CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyRecessions and depressionsLeading economic indicatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c2bb4cf03994eba8c9b7666b195dbc6Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:36:52 GMTColossal crowds expected to crush Giants paradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f006624d3c284bebbff7ac7aab2db977SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police say up to 2 million Giants fans could turn out to cheer the World Series champions in a downtown San Francisco parade featuring double-decker buses carrying the players and floats of the Golden Gate Bridge.KRISTIN J. BENDERaGeneral newsSportsMLB World SeriesEventsViolent crimeCrimeMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f006624d3c284bebbff7ac7aab2db977Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:38:11 GMTPeshmerga fighters leave Kobani to return laterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eccb2b9c55364aa29360bf48d3f438b6SURUC, Turkey (AP) — The 10 peshmerga fighters from Iraq who entered the embattled northern Syrian town of Kobani one day earlier returned to Turkey Friday to prepare for their forces' full deployment, a Kurdish official in Kobani said.ELENA BECATOROSiGeneral newsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eccb2b9c55364aa29360bf48d3f438b6Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:52:03 GMTMarine's lawyers seek new judge in war crime casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9e3a3e0156844aa90dfd10895ddfb5eCAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — Attorneys for a Marine being retried on a murder charge in a major Iraq war crime case have asked a judge to remove himself, saying he's incapable of being impartial and objective.ELLIOT SPAGATaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsWar crimesMilitary legal affairsWar and unrestInternational lawLaw and orderMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsInternational relationsIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9e3a3e0156844aa90dfd10895ddfb5eFri, 31 Oct 2014 13:59:53 GMTSyria's Alawites pay heavy price as they bury sonshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52058f977ee84ba79d0c7f850b5b3591DWEIR SHEIKH SAAD, Syria (AP) — The posters of slain Syrian soldiers, put up by families to commemorate their sons killed in the fight against rebels, are plastered on walls throughout the coastal province of Tartous. The impromptu murals of death illustrate the price supporters of President Bashar Assad are paying to defend his rule.DIAA HADIDiGeneral newsWar casualtiesMilitant groupsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsTerrorismGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52058f977ee84ba79d0c7f850b5b3591Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:55:48 GMTAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e6d631a0aed468ea86a31f69a23d044FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine asks court to restrict movements of nurse who defied voluntary Ebola quarantine .aGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e6d631a0aed468ea86a31f69a23d044Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:06:50 GMT