FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 23 Sep 2014 07:24:29 -0700Goodgame Studios reveals revenue, coy on IPO plans (AP) — German online games company Goodgame Studios has for the first time revealed financial details of its business, amid speculation that it is planning a stock market flotation.htBusinessArts and entertainmentTechnologyCorporate stockCorporate newsGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Sep 2014 13:08:34 GMTGreek PM: no 3rd bailout, will set out reform plan (AP) — Greece's prime minister says his country isn't seeking another international financial rescue and has indicated that a new economic reform plan is coming soon.iBusinessGeneral newsGreeceGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Sep 2014 13:30:18 GMTDragon arrives at space station with 3-D printer CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station accepted another SpaceX shipment Tuesday, this one containing the first 3-D printer ever launched into orbit.MARCIA DUNNhtScienceSpace launches3-D technologySpace explorationGeneral newsEntertainment and media technologyTechnologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 13:48:24 GMTNew jihad appeal makes policing even harder (AP) — The Islamic State group's call on Muslims to go after the "filthy French" and other Westerners multiplies already deep security concerns in nations targeting the militant organization.ELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReligious strifeIslamWar and unrestTerrorismReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesFranceParisSyriaMiddle EastEuropeIraqWestern Europe, 23 Sep 2014 14:19:06 GMTOfficer takes down armed Ohio student, Ohio (AP) — Police say an officer subdued a 15-year-old Ohio high school student who came to school armed with a loaded semi-automatic pistol.aGeneral newsOhioAkronUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 13:39:02 GMTObama admin creates Korean land mine exception (AP) — Three months after announcing its intention to ban land mines, the Obama administration is carving out an exception for its stockpile on the Korean Peninsula.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLand minesWar and unrestInternational agreementsInternational relationsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesSouth KoreaNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Sep 2014 13:29:47 GMTIran leader: Strikes in Syria illegal, no gov't OK YORK (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says the U.S.-led coalition's airstrikes in Syria are illegal because they were not approved or coordinated with Syria's government.JOHN DANISZEWSKIaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSyriaUnited StatesIranMiddle EastNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 14:08:36 GMTLos Angeles Register newspaper ends publication ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Register, which debuted in April as a challenger to the Los Angeles Times, has ceased publication.aBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessNewspapersMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesNews mediaMediaProducts and servicesCorporate newsLos AngelesLong BeachRiversideCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 14:10:57 GMTObama says Arab support in Syria airstrikes shows 'this is not America's fight alone' (AP) — Obama says Arab support in Syria airstrikes shows 'this is not America's fight alone'wGovernment and politics, 23 Sep 2014 14:17:07 GMTAlex Ferguson to address Europe Ryder Cup team, Scotland (AP) — The secret is out — Alex Ferguson will deliver a motivational speech to the Europe team ahead of the Ryder Cup in his native Scotland.STEVE DOUGLASsSportsRyder CupMen's golfGolfEventsMen's sportsProfessional soccerSoccerMen's soccerEuropeScotlandUnited KingdomWestern Europe, 23 Sep 2014 13:09:21 GMTSerena Williams out in 2nd round at Wuhan Open, China (AP) — Top-ranked Serena Williams retired from her second-round match due to a viral illness at the Wuhan Open on Tuesday, dropping a third match to Alize Cornet this year.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsWuhanChinaGermanyEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiaWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Sep 2014 13:59:54 GMTChief: LA port fire sparked by welding torch ANGELES (AP) — The city's fire chief says a smoldering fire that forced about 850 people to evacuate from a wharf at the Port of Los Angeles was caused by a spark from a welder's torch.aBusinessGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 13:43:13 GMTDetroit official says water plan is working (AP) — A Detroit official says 30,000 water customers with overdue bills have signed up for a payment plan and kept their service but that 350 to 400 people still are being cut off each day.ED WHITEaBusinessGeneral newsEnvironmental conservation and preservationNatural resource managementEnvironmentEnvironment and natureDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 14:07:37 GMTRam advances to 2nd round at Malaysian Open LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Rajeev Ram of the United States moved into the second round of the Malaysian Open by beating Australian qualifier Omar Jasika 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 Tuesday.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsMalaysiaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaAsia, 23 Sep 2014 13:22:17 GMTRussia proposes curbs for foreign media ownership (AP) — Russia's parliament has given preliminary approval to a bill limiting foreign ownership in Russian media to 20 percent.iBusinessGeneral newsLegislatureMediaLegislationGovernment and politicsRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 23 Sep 2014 13:35:04 GMTIndian zoo: Tiger kills man who climbed into moat DELHI (AP) — A white tiger killed a young man who climbed over a fence at the New Delhi zoo and jumped into the animal's enclosure Tuesday, a spokesman said.MUNEEZA NAQVIiGeneral newsAnimalsTigersZoological parksAccidentsAccidents and disastersMammalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 23 Sep 2014 13:10:40 GMTUS, Arab allies hit IS strongholds in Syria, Iraq (AP) — Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State group military strongholds in Syria and Iraq as a simultaneous U.S. strike attacked an al-Qaida cell of hardened veterans with "significant explosives skills" said to be plotting attacks on the U.S. and Western interests, the U.S. military said.LOLITA C. BALDORROBERT BURNSwGovernment and politicsWar and unrestMilitant groupsVeteransArmed forcesTerrorismInternational relationsGeneral newsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesSyriaIraqMiddle EastDistrict of ColumbiaPersian GulfRed SeaNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 13:28:11 GMTClothes taken in search for missing UVa student, Va. (AP) — Officials have taken articles of clothing from the apartment of the man they believe was the last person seen with a missing University of Virginia student.aGeneral newsMissing personsSearch and rescue effortsEducationSocial affairsCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 13:35:12 GMTPolice deliver pie after Pizza Hut driver hurt, Ore. (AP) — After a pizza delivery driver was injured in a crash in Portland, Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him.aBusinessGeneral newsOdditiesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 14:00:36 GMTSierra Leone considers repeating Ebola shutdown, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone is considering another nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of Ebola, after a largely successful one in which teams visited more than 1 million households to hand out information on the disease and check for sick people, the president said Tuesday.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYMARIA CHENGiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesPublic healthSierra LeoneWest AfricaLiberiaUnited KingdomAfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Sep 2014 14:17:59 GMTLA port fire smolders after forcing evacuations ANGELES (AP) — A fire that forced about 850 people to evacuate from a wharf at the Port of Los Angeles is smoldering and sending up a huge plume of smoke, but officials say it's under control.aBusinessGeneral newsEvacuationsFiresAccidents and disastersLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 13:16:32 GMTJeep veers off mountain road in Nepal; 11 dead, Nepal (AP) — A jeep veered off a mountainous road in western Nepal on Tuesday, killing 11 people, police said.iGeneral newsNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 23 Sep 2014 14:05:48 GMTWhen losing hurts worse than winning feels good, Scotland (AP) — Jim Furyk is the only player in the last 25 years to experience both ends of emotion in that moment the Ryder Cup is over. He knows how empty it feels to lose the decisive game. And he has been soaked in a celebration of champagne.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's sportsRyder CupMen's golfGolfEvents, 23 Sep 2014 13:18:50 GMTAPNewsBreak: Livestrong CEO leaving after 14 years, Texas (AP) — The CEO of the cancer charity Livestrong is leaving after 14 years, a period in which the small local charity grew into a $500 million global brand before it was rocked by founder Lance Armstrong's confession that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career.JIM VERTUNOaGeneral newsSportsDopingCorporate sponsorshipCancerRoad cyclingMedical researchCorporate newsBusinessCyclingMen's cyclingMen's sportsDiseases and conditionsHealthAustinTexasOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 13:19:58 GMTIdaho woman charged with felony over chewed seat, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho woman has been charged with a felony after police say she chewed up the upholstery of a patrol car seat.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeIdahoSandpointUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 13:13:10 GMTBin Laden spokesman faces possible life term YORK (AP) — Osama bin Laden's son-in-law is in a New York courtroom, waiting to hear whether he will face life in prison or something less after his conviction in his terrorism case.TOM HAYSaGeneral newsTerrorismLegal proceedingsCrimeWar and unrestLaw and orderManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 13:57:46 GMTIslamic militants parade captured Iraqi soldiers (AP) — The Islamic State group on Tuesday paraded Iraqi troops captured in battle earlier this week in a militant stronghold west of Baghdad, residents said.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 23 Sep 2014 13:04:11 GMTFederal prison population drops by nearly 5,000 (AP) — The federal prison population has dropped in the last year by roughly 4,800, the first time in decades that the inmate count has gone down, according to the Justice Department.ERIC TUCKERwGovernment and politicsCorrectional systemsLaw and orderGeneral newsDemographicsSocial affairs, 23 Sep 2014 13:56:58 GMTFraternities to train members to help stop assault (AP) — Eight college fraternities announced Tuesday an effort to work together on new training aimed at combating sexual misconduct, hazing and binge drinking.KIMBERLY HEFLINGwGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsHigher educationViolent crimeEducationSocial affairsCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsCrime, 23 Sep 2014 13:17:39 GMTNadal's coach criticizes female Davis Cup captain, Spain (AP) — Rafael Nadal's coach criticized the appointment of a woman as the captain of Spain's Davis Cup team on Tuesday, arguing there are substantial differences between the men's and women's games.JOSEPH WILSONsSportsDavis CupTennisMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsEventsSpainWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Sep 2014 14:04:37 GMTFlorida man admits killings in 911 tape, Fla. (AP) — Donald Spirit told a 911 dispatcher he had just killed his six grandchildren, including a baby and was going to wait until authorities arrived before going to his back porch and killing himself.aGeneral newsGainesvilleFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 13:36:25 GMTSpain scraps plan for tough abortion restrictions (AP) — The Spanish government has scrapped plans to restrict the availability of abortion because there was no consensus for change, the prime minister said Tuesday.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsMadridSpainWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Sep 2014 13:36:34 GMTAustralian counterterror officer shoots man dead, Australia (AP) — Police say a man has been shot dead and two counterterrorism police have been stabbed in a confrontation in Australia's second largest city.iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestViolent crimeCrimeNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsMelbourneAustraliaOceania, 23 Sep 2014 14:04:05 GMTHead of Serb church denounces gay pride march, Serbia (AP) — The head of Serbia's influential Christian Orthodox church on Tuesday denounced a gay pride march planned for the weekend, adding to tensions over the event, which has faced threats from extremists.iGeneral newsGays and lesbiansHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsSerbiaBelgradeEuropeEastern Europe, 23 Sep 2014 13:54:33 GMTSyria says Washington informed it before strikes, Syria (AP) — Syria said Tuesday that Washington informed President Bashar Assad's government before a U.S.-led military coalition launched airstrikes pounding strongholds of the Islamic State extremists across northern and eastern Syria.ALBERT AJIBASSEM MROUEiGeneral newsInternational incidentsDiplomacyTerrorismWar and unrestMilitary facilitiesAccidents and disastersGovernment and politicsInternational relationsPolitical activismMilitary and defensePolitical issuesSyriaDamascusJordanIranIraqMiddle EastUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaRussiaBahrainNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEurope, 23 Sep 2014 14:12:08 GMTAlbania destroys marijuana worth $8.2 billion, Albania (AP) — Albania's Interior Ministry says the country's authorities have destroyed marijuana of an estimated market value of 6.4 billion euro ($8.2 billion) this year — more than 60 percent of the country's annual GDP.iGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimeAlbaniaEastern EuropeEurope, 23 Sep 2014 13:56:38 GMTReport: German family kidnapped in Yemen are dead (AP) — A spokesman for a German family kidnapped in Yemen five years ago says the couple and their young son are dead.iGeneral newsKidnappingCrimeGermanyYemenWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle East, 23 Sep 2014 13:06:54 GMTLife term for China scholar chills ethnic dialogue (AP) — A life sentence given to a moderate Chinese scholar on Tuesday shows the ruling Communist Party is cutting off dialogue on ethnic tensions and could backfire by radicalizing minorities, scholars and analysts said.DIDI TANGiGeneral newsRace and ethnicityEthnic conflictsTerrorismLegal proceedingsGovernment and politicsCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesWar and unrestLaw and orderChinaHong KongBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Sep 2014 14:15:54 GMTFrance won't stop fight in Iraq despite kidnapping, Algeria (AP) — Algerian police and soldiers combed the imposing Djura Djura mountains on Tuesday searching for a kidnapped Frenchman that a security official said had been snatched by a former al-Qaida commander.AOMAR OUALIPAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsHostage situationsKidnappingWar and unrestTerrorismCrimeAlgeriaAlgiersFranceNorth AfricaIraqAfricaWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle East, 23 Sep 2014 13:41:11 GMTMagazine: German-US reporter held in Somalia freed (AP) — German weekly Der Spiegel says a German-American journalist who was kidnapped in Somalia two years ago has been freed.iGeneral newsJournalistsKidnappingNews mediaMediaCrimeSomaliaGermanyEast AfricaAfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Sep 2014 13:34:04 GMT28 dead in landslides, floods in northeast India, India (AP) — Landslides and flash floods triggered by two days of heavy rain have killed at least 28 people in India's remote northeast, officials said Tuesday.iGeneral newsWeatherFloodsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersStormsIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 23 Sep 2014 13:12:49 GMTP&G selling rest of pet care business to Spectrum YORK (AP) — The Procter & Gamble Co. is selling its Iams and Eukanuba brands in Europe to Spectrum Brands, shedding the remaining parts of its pet care business.fBusinessPet carePetsLifestyleEurope, 23 Sep 2014 13:46:13 GMTAccused White House intruder armed in July arrest (AP) — Two months before Omar J. Gonzalez allegedly hopped a White House fence, dashed across the North Lawn and entered the executive mansion, he was arrested in rural Virginia, heavily armed and carrying a map of Washington tucked inside a Bible — with a circle drawn around the White House.PETE YOSTALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsArrestsLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesVirginiaNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 14:10:10 GMTSoft data, Syria strikes hit US, European markets YORK (AP) — U.S. and European stocks mostly fell Tuesday following some disappointing economic reports and news that U.S.-led forces have started airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsStock marketsSyriaUnited StatesEuropeMiddle EastNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 14:03:57 GMTUN to leaders: Set 'new course' on climate change NATIONS (AP) — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is challenging more than 100 world leaders at a climate summit to set a new course for a warming world and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases.DINA CAPPIELLOSETH BORENSTEINiGeneral newsSummitsEnvironmental policyClimateEnvironmental concernsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policy, 23 Sep 2014 13:40:15 GMTUS stocks open lower; CarMax sinks on earnings YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening lower following disappointing economic news and U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria.aBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 13:37:31 GMTOhio college president backs skunk safety, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio college president says the school supports safety for skunks, and for other furry creatures, too.aOdditiesHigher educationEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationAnimal welfareOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 13:31:49 GMTImage of Asia: Saving their livelihood from floods this photo by Anupam Nath, Indian villagers rescue their pigs on a makeshift banana raft at Chaygaon village in Kamrup district of Assam state. Floods have inundated scores of villages in Assam and neighboring Meghalaya state, and more rain is forecast. The region is largely rural, and residents often try to save their livestock from floods because they depend on the animals for meat, milk or plowing fields.The Associated PressaGeneral newsFloodsAccidents and disasters, 23 Sep 2014 13:08:22 GMTFDA warns doctors to beware fake drug distributors (AP) — U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal operations that peddle bogus drugs to health professionals.MATTHEW PERRONEwBusinessGeneral newsHealthMedicationCounterfeiting and forgeryDiagnosis and treatmentCrimeConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 14:04:10 GMTStars to pay tribute to Mavis Staples (AP) — Mavis Staples is getting the tribute treatment.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Sep 2014 13:23:02 GMT