FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Nov 2014 01:18:45 -0700A look at people killed during space missions (AP) — Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo accident proved what astronauts and their families know too well: Space can be deadly.SETH BORENSTEINhtGeneral newsScienceSpace launchesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAerospace technologyIndustrial technologyTechnologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusiness, 01 Nov 2014 07:35:30 GMTHong Kong protests promise political game change KONG (AP) — Like thousands of young people from all over Hong Kong, secondary school teacher Li Hiu Fung had come out to the streets of this anxious city every night to demand that his government give him a real voice in choosing his leaders. He helped build a sprawling protest camp on one of the city's busiest thoroughfares.JACK CHANGiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsMunicipal governmentsPublic opinionPolitical activismGovernment and politicsPolitical movementsPolitical and civil unrestLocal governmentsSocial affairsPolitical issuesHong KongChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Nov 2014 06:06:38 GMTRandolph leads Grizzlies over Pacers 97-89 (AP) — Zach Randolph gave over four dozen tickets to family and friends from his hometown in Indiana.JIM JOHNSONsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballIndianaIndianapolisUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 02:40:47 GMTAP Sportlight — Chicago and Los Angeles establish an NFL attendance record when 90,833 fill the L.A. Coliseum to see the Rams beat the Bears 41-35.sNew York City MarathonWomen's track and fieldWomen's sportsWomen's boxingMen's boxingWomen's golfMen's golfWomen's tennisMen's tennisMen's track and fieldMen's sportsFed CupBoxingCoachingBreeders' Cup World ChampionshipsCollege footballCollege sportsGolfBaseballHorse racingMLB World SeriesProfessional baseballHarness racingMen's soccerCrimeTennisSportsSports transactionsSports businessEventsTrack and fieldProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyFootballProfessional footballSoccerCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMarathonsThoroughbred racingOlympic gamesMen's college basketballCollege basketballUnited StatesNew YorkPhiladelphiaNew York CityFloridaKansasOklahomaMinnesotaPittsburghLos AngelesMissouriDallasSacramentoHoustonOttawaChicagoSan AntonioEthiopiaKenyaTexasKansas CityGreen BayIndianaKansas CityTulsaCincinnatiIndianapolisIllinoisClevelandWashingtonBrazilArizonaOregonEdmontonTorontoNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaCaliforniaOntarioCanadaEast AfricaAfricaWisconsinOhioAlberta, 01 Nov 2014 04:00:52 GMTMayo scores 25, Bucks beat Sixers 93-81 (AP) — O.J Mayo scored 10 of his game-high 25 points in the fourth quarter, and rookie Jabari Parker had 11 points and 10 rebounds in his Milwaukee debut to lead the Bucks to a 93-81 win Friday night over the Philadelphia 76ers in their home opener.GENARO C. ARMASsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsMilwaukeePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 03:31:47 GMTWolves give Ricky Rubio 4-year, $56M deal (AP) — The clock was ticking down toward the deadline for reaching agreement on an extension of his rookie contract, and just like he does on the court for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Ricky Rubio took charge.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete compensationSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballSports businessAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 04:24:42 GMTGirl barred over Ebola fears returns to school, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut girl barred from her elementary school amid fears she may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while in Africa is now back in class.aGeneral newsEducationSocial affairsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthLegal proceedingsLaw and orderConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 03:19:45 GMTNyquist, Datsyuk lead Red Wings over Kings 5-2 (AP) — Gustav Nyquist and Pavel Datsyuk each scored twice to lead the Detroit Red Wings over the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Friday night.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsDetroitTexasMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 02:37:09 GMTChina experimental moon orbiter returns (AP) — China on Saturday successfully recovered an experimental spacecraft that flew around the moon and back in a test run for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.iGeneral newsScienceThe MoonSpace launchesAstronomyChinaRussiaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 01 Nov 2014 02:42:37 GMTBrandon's exit may not be only change at Michigan ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Less than a year after taking over Michigan's athletic department, Dave Brandon hired Brady Hoke to be his football coach.NOAH TRISTERsSportsCoachingPolitical resignationsFootballCollege footballGovernment and politicsCollege sportsMichiganAnn ArborUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 07:53:05 GMT2 children, woman hit by car in Halloween crash, Wash. (AP) — Police in Vancouver, Washington, say two 7-year-old girls and a 20-year-old woman were seriously hurt Friday night when they were hit by a car while trick-or-treating.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleWashingtonVancouverUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 07:42:02 GMT2 critically burned in hash-oil apartment blast CREEK, Calif. (AP) — Butane gas from a hash-oil operation caused an explosion that left two men critically burned and another missing and forced dozens to evacuate at a San Francisco Bay Area apartment complex, police said.aGeneral newsFiresExplosionsAccidents and disastersCaliforniaWalnut CreekSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 03:17:53 GMTLake Michigan waves slam Chicago lakeshore (AP) — Winds gusting up to 65 mph caused Lake Michigan waves to slam into the Chicago shoreline, sending water onto part of Lake Shore Drive. The waves slowed traffic and prompted the cancellation of a Halloween attraction.aGeneral newsWeatherChicagoLake MichiganIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 03:34:41 GMTToday in History is Saturday, Nov. 1, the 305th day of 2014. There are 60 days left in the year. This is All Saints Day. A reminder: Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. local time Sunday. Clocks go back one hour.The Associated PressaViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsBusinessUnited StatesItalyAfghanistanNew York CityNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeCentral AsiaAsiaNew York, 01 Nov 2014 04:00:40 GMTNate Thompson lifts Ducks over Stars 2-1 in OT (AP) — Nate Thompson scored 2:30 into overtime and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Friday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 04:01:55 GMTMexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americans, Mexico (AP) — Authorities were investigating on Friday a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing.CHRISTOPHER SHERMANiGeneral newsEmbassiesViolent crimeCrimePoliceInternational relationsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesMexicoMexicoUnited StatesTexasNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanMissouri, 01 Nov 2014 03:36:15 GMTVirgin Galactic's allure: space and celebrities explosion of a Virgin Galactic rocket ship during a test flight over California has almost certainly dashed founder Richard Branson's goal of starting passenger flights next spring. Information about Virgin Galactic, its backers, and its goals:DAVID KOENIGaBusinessGeneral newsTravelCelebrityLeisure travelLifestyleIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesEntertainmentArts and entertainment, 01 Nov 2014 07:37:56 GMTRookie receivers and DBs having early impact rook, get in there and show your stuff.BARRY WILNERsSportsAthlete injuriesFootballAthlete healthProfessional footballClevelandJacksonvilleArizonaGreen BayJacksonvilleOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexasWisconsinFlorida, 01 Nov 2014 04:03:19 GMTJames leads Cavaliers past Bulls, 114-108 in OT (AP) — LeBron James simply wanted to shrug off a poor debut with his new, old team.ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 04:58:42 GMTQuotations in the News"It's a real setback to the idea that lots of people are going to be taking joyrides into the fringes of outer space any time soon. There were a lot of people who believed that the technology to carry people is safely at hand." — John Logsdon, retired space policy director at George Washington University, after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo blew apart during a test flight.The Associated PressaGeneral news, 01 Nov 2014 07:02:05 GMT'We just had a hunch': US marshals nab Eric Frein, Pa. (AP) — Scott Malkowski, a task force commander with the U.S. Marshals Service, spied a figure moving from the woods toward an abandoned airplane hangar in the Pocono Mountains. Looking at his face, his black hat and fleece, and his height and weight, Malkowski was certain he had his man.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 04:53:54 GMTSpacecraft for tourists breaks up on test flight, Calif. (AP) — A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere broke up during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week.BRIAN MELLEYJUSTIN PRITCHARDhtBusinessGeneral newsScienceTravelLifestyleAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAerospace technologyIndustrial technologyTechnologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesCaliforniaNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 05:45:00 GMTGriffin scores 39, Clippers beat Lakers 118-111 ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin used a banking analogy to describe his dominant performance against the Lakers on Friday night. And most of the time the Clippers got the ball to him, he was right on the money.JOE RESNICKsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 06:54:47 GMT4 die when train strikes SUV in southern Illinois, Ill. (AP) — A mother and three of her children headed for a southern Illinois Halloween parade were killed and a fourth child injured when their SUV went around safety gates into the path of a freight train, authorities said Friday.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 03:31:39 GMTInvestigators, Branson go to spacecraft crash site, Calif. (AP) — Federal accident investigators are headed to a desert crash site where a winged spaceship designed to give wealthy tourists a high-altitude view of Earth broke up during a test flight, killing one pilot and badly injuring another.BRIAN MELLEYaBusinessGeneral newsScienceTravelLifestyleAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustries, 01 Nov 2014 07:31:34 GMTIt's time to fall back an hour, get extra shut-eye (AP) — It's time to reclaim that hour of sleep you lost last spring.wGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 08:02:51 GMTCommander: 18 Islamist fighters killed in Libya (AP) — An Islamist field commander says that 18 militiamen have been killed in an attack on a western Libyan town.MAAMOUN YOUSSEFiGeneral newsIslamismGovernment and politicsLibyaMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 01 Nov 2014 07:43:50 GMTGay leads Kings past Trail Blazers 103-94, Calif. (AP) — Rudy Gay knew he could play better and turned the trick Friday night, treating his teammates and the fans to a superb all-around performance.RICK EYMERsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSacramentoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 06:18:47 GMTNurse free to move about as restrictions eased KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse in who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her, handing officials in Maine a defeat in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola.ROBERT F. BUKATYaGeneral newsHealthLegal proceedingsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsLaw and orderOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleMaineUnited StatesWest AfricaAfricaNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 05:18:48 GMTDriver sought in crash that killed 3 on Halloween ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles area authorities say they're looking for a motorist who crashed into three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes, leaving them with fatal injuries and fleeing the scene.ANDREW DALTONaGeneral newsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLos AngelesCaliforniaSanta AnaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 08:07:01 GMTBurkina Faso: 2nd soldier says he's president, Burkina Faso (AP) — The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending his 27-year reign and sparking a struggle in the military for control of the West African country.BRAHIMA OUEDRAOGOiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureOuagadougouBurkina FasoWest AfricaFranceAfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Nov 2014 06:28:40 GMT3 girls trick-or-treating killed in hit-and-run ANGELES (AP) — Three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes were killed by a hit-and-run driver at a Southern California intersection Friday night, authorities said.ANDREW DALTONaGeneral newsHit-and-runCrimeHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleCaliforniaSanta AnaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 07:20:39 GMTChina manufacturing growth falls in October (AP) — China's manufacturing growth declined further in October amid a slowing economy and languishing global demand, according to a survey released Saturday.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Nov 2014 07:34:26 GMTFlames score 3 in 3rd to rally past Predators 4-3, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau sparked a third-period comeback with a goal and an assist as the Calgary Flames scored three times in just more than 4 minutes to beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 Friday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsAlbertaCalgaryCanadaNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 04:34:12 GMTNYC worker suspended for using 'robotic voice' YORK (AP) — If some workplace problems happen because employees are only human, one New York City government worker got in trouble for virtually the opposite.htGeneral newsRoboticsComputing and information technologyTechnologyNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 03:23:44 GMTProtests push Burkina Faso president from power, Burkina Faso (AP) — The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending the 27-year reign of one of Africa's longest-serving rulers.BRAHIMA OUEDRAOGOiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsProtests and demonstrationsInternational relationsLegislaturePolitical and civil unrestOuagadougouBurkina FasoWest AfricaAfricaFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Nov 2014 03:05:03 GMTMexico orders immediate release of Marine veteran DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPost-traumatic stress disorderVeteransCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderMental healthHealthMexicoUnited StatesSan DiegoCaliforniaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Nov 2014 07:52:59 GMTHospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting (AP) — One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Friday, raising to four the number of fatalities after a student opened fire in a cafeteria a week ago.MARTHA BELLISLEaGeneral newsMarysville-Pilchuck High School shootingEventsEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationViolent crimeCrimeViolenceWashingtonEverettSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 05:01:10 GMT88-year-old Missouri man charged with killing wife, Mo. (AP) — Police say an 88-year-old central Missouri man accused of fatally stabbing his 86-year-old wife told investigators he didn't want the couple to be a burden on their family.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeColumbiaMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 02:42:10 GMTWolves give Ricky Rubio 4-year, $56M deal, (AP) — Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete compensationSports transactionsMen's sportsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 02:44:12 GMTUS stocks end a turbulent month at a record high YORK (AP) — For stock investors, there was no shortage of drama in October.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyFinancial crisisCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesUnited StatesEuropeNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 04:06:06 GMT$13.5M award in Jehovah's Witnesses molest case DIEGO (AP) — The Jehovah's Witnesses were ordered to pay $13.5 million to a Southern California man who said he was molested as a child by a church member.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeCrimes against childrenReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesChristianityLaw and orderSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 02:44:38 GMTInbee Park takes 4-shot lead in LPGA Taiwan, Taiwan (AP) — Inbee Park shot a 3-under 69 in windy conditions Saturday in the LPGA Taiwan Championship to increase her lead to four strokes.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsTaiwanEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 01 Nov 2014 07:48:28 GMTNew US general seeks China air safety dialogue (AP) — The U.S. Air Force's new commander in the Pacific said Saturday she's hoping to continue talks with China on avoiding dangerous encounters in the air that have added to regional tensions.CHRISTOPHER BODEENiGeneral newsMilitary leadershipArmed forcesTransportation safetyMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsTransportationAccidentsAccidents and disastersChinaJapanEast AsiaBeijingUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 05:18:15 GMTEcuador top court endorses re-election for Correa, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's top court endorsed and sent to the National Assembly on Friday a constitutional reform package that would allow indefinite re-election for President Rafael Correa.iGeneral newsPolitical endorsementsNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsEcuadorSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Nov 2014 04:01:53 GMTOfficial: Bangladesh hit by electricity blackout as national power grid link to India fails, Bangladesh (AP) — Official: Bangladesh hit by electricity blackout as national power grid link to India fails.iGeneral newsIndiaBangladeshSouth AsiaAsia, 01 Nov 2014 07:58:01 GMTJames rebounds, leads Cavaliers past Bulls (AP) — Never mind that sluggish opener.ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAthlete healthChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 07:55:34 GMTThomas, Morris lead pesky Suns past Spurs 94-89 (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 10 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, rallying Phoenix with a relentless series of driving layups, and the Suns beat the San Antonio Spurs 94-89 on Friday night.BOB BAUMsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballPhoenixArizonaTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Nov 2014 05:06:06 GMTAmid Ebola scare, Canada restricts visas (AP) — Canada's Conservative government said it is suspending visa applications for residents and nationals of countries with "widespread and persistent-intense transmission" of the Ebola virus.ROB GILLIESiGeneral newsDisease outbreaksTravel healthPassports and visasTravel laws and regulationsInternational agreementsInfectious diseasesGovernment and politicsDiseases and conditionsHealthPublic healthInternational relationsTravelLifestyleGovernment regulationsLung diseaseTravel safetyOntarioCanadaWest AfricaLiberiaGuineaSierra LeoneTorontoNorth AmericaAfrica, 01 Nov 2014 05:54:14 GMTSpace tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket ship is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry wait for more details on what happened over the Mojave Desert.SETH BORENSTEINSUSAN MONTOYA BRYANaBusinessGeneral newsScienceTravelLifestyleSpace explorationAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLeisure travel, 01 Nov 2014 07:32:06 GMT