FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Oct 2014 08:25:01 -0700Huge gold nugget going up for sale in California FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California's historic Gold Country is going up for sale.aBusinessGeneral newsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:59:20 GMTDoctors differ on preteen suspect's mental state, Wis. (AP) — Doctors disagree over whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand trial, a judge and attorneys said Wednesday.M.L. JOHNSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:54:16 GMTNovak Djokovic welcomes baby boy Stefan, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic is a proud father.sSportsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsSerbiaFranceParisEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe, 22 Oct 2014 15:04:47 GMTHalep routs Serena Williams at WTA Finals (AP) — Serena Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday in one of the most one-sided losses of the 18-time Grand Slam champion's career.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sports, 22 Oct 2014 14:55:00 GMTAustralian finishes marathon swim in Bahamas, Bahamas (AP) — Dehydrated and exhausted, Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel successfully completed a 78-mile (126-kilometer) swim Wednesday between two islands in the Bahamas.iGeneral newsSportsBahamasNassauCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Oct 2014 14:21:09 GMTCanadian soldier shot at war memorial, Ontario (AP) — Police and witnesses say a gunman has shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.iGeneral newsLegislatureGovernment and politicsOntarioCanadaOttawaNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 15:12:02 GMTGrain mostly higher, livestock higher (AP) — Grain futures were mostly higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:49:44 GMTSnowplow driver says he didn't see Total CEO's jet (AP) — The driver of the snowplow that apparently caused the plane carrying the Total CEO to crash at a Moscow airport says he neither saw nor heard the private jet as it sped toward him down the runway in the dark.LYNN BERRYiBusinessGeneral newsTransportation safetyAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 14:35:03 GMTWWI casualties reburied after DNA identification, France (AP) — Eleven British casualties of World War I who got a name and family history through cutting-edge DNA research have been officially reburied with some of their descendants in attendance.iGeneral newsWorld War IEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 15:06:43 GMTInspector: 'Serious lapse' at Secret Service (AP) — A government investigation Wednesday criticized a bizarre Secret Service assignment that pulled agents from their duty near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor.ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsPolitical scandalsLaw enforcement agenciesPolitical issuesMilitary and defenseDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:53:51 GMTCall me Jokowi, says Indonesia's president, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's new president says he wants to be called by his nickname, and has revealed who first gave it to him: a French furniture buyer.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJava, 22 Oct 2014 14:35:25 GMTStocks edge higher on earnings gains, Europe hopes YORK (AP) — Good news on corporate earnings nudged U.S. stocks higher Wednesday morning, a day after the Standard and Poor's 500 index had its best day of the year. Investors were also encouraged by a government report showing U.S. inflation is low and by hopes for new stimulus measures from the European Central Bank.BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsRecessions and depressionsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsMaterials industryIndustriesPricesIndustrial products and servicesFinancial servicesEuropeUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 15:12:06 GMTStocks edge up on earnings reports, Europe hopes YORK (AP) — Good news on corporate earnings nudged U.S. stocks mostly higher in early trading Wednesday, a day after the Standard and Poor's 500 index had its best day of the year. Investors were also encouraged by a government report showing U.S. inflation is low and by hopes for new stimulus measures from the European Central Bank.BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsRecessions and depressionsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial performanceCorporate newsMaterials industryIndustriesStock marketsFinancial servicesPricesEuropeUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:25:14 GMTUS journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to work (AP) — A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama brought together top aides and his new Ebola "czar" to coordinate a national response to the deadly disease.CONNIE CASSALICIA A. CALDWELLwHealthGovernment and politicsAir travelTravel laws and regulationsNational securityJournalistsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTravelLifestyleGovernment regulationsMilitary and defenseNews mediaMediaUnited StatesAfricaWest AfricaSierra LeoneLiberiaGuineaTexasAtlantaNorth AmericaGeorgia, 22 Oct 2014 14:40:59 GMTAlbania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbia, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister has told The Associated Press that the heated spat with Serbia over the use of a drone at a soccer match should not derail both countries' efforts to seek European Union membership.LLAZAR SEMINIiGeneral newsInternational relationsDrone aircraftMen's soccerSoccerGovernment and politicsMen's sportsSportsAlbaniaSerbiaEuropeEastern Europe, 22 Oct 2014 14:51:28 GMTAttorney: North Korean detainee was treated well CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — The lawyer for an American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub says the man was treated well by the North Korean government and is in good health.ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSaGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsEmbassiesCrimeNorth KoreaUnited StatesOhioEast AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaPyongyangDayton, 22 Oct 2014 14:41:30 GMTCanada police warn people in Ottawa to stay away from windows, roofs after Parliament shooting, Ontario (AP) — Canada police warn people in Ottawa to stay away from windows, roofs after Parliament shooting.iGeneral newsLegislatureGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeCanadaOntarioOttawaNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 15:06:08 GMTPistorius spend first night in single jail cell (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official.LYNSEY CHUTELiGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 22 Oct 2014 14:46:03 GMTNigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls, Nigeria (AP) — Days after Nigeria's military raised hopes with the announcement that Islamic extremists had agreed to a cease-fire, Boko Haram still is fighting and there is no word on the fate of 219 schoolgirls held hostage for six months.HARUNA UMARCHIKA ODUAHiGeneral newsKidnappingWar and unrestCrimeNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 22 Oct 2014 14:15:02 GMT3rd spacewalk in 3 weeks at space station CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts heaved an old seismic experiment overboard at the International Space Station on Wednesday.MARCIA DUNNaGeneral newsScienceSpace explorationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:38:46 GMTThe Clintons, the Democrats' 2014 super surrogates, Colo. (AP) — Defending their allies, Bill and Hillary Clinton are barnstorming the country for Democrats struggling through a bleak campaign season in states where President Barack Obama is deeply unpopular.KEN THOMASNICHOLAS RICCARDIpGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical fundraisingState governmentsCampaignsMid-term electionsLegislatureVotingPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsNew YorkAuroraNorth CarolinaWisconsinColoradoIllinoisArkansasLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:30:57 GMTMissile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troops (AP) — Attackers from the Egyptian side of the border fired an anti-tank missile and gunshots at an Israeli military vehicle on Wednesday, wounding two soldiers in a rare cross-border incident, the military said.IAN DEITCHiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsEgyptIsraelMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 22 Oct 2014 14:38:03 GMT10 men acquitted in Kurdish terror finance trial, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court has acquitted 10 men who were accused of terror financing for providing money to a Kurdish separatist group.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderTerrorismWar and unrestDenmarkCopenhagenTurkeyEuropeWestern EuropeMiddle East, 22 Oct 2014 14:40:05 GMTEPA: Gas mileage inflated on 4 Mini Cooper models (AP) — The U.S. government has told BMW to reduce the gas mileage estimates on window stickers of four Mini Cooper models.fBusinessMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:56:13 GMTBobcat that escaped from New Jersey home captured TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat has been recaptured after its latest escape from its owner's southern New Jersey home.aOdditiesAnimalsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:47:25 GMTOhio mother held dead baby while talking to police, Ohio (AP) — Authorities believe that a woman was holding her dead baby as she spoke to unwitting police and paramedics hours before she killed herself by running in front of a tractor-trailer on a busy interstate.aGeneral newsSuicidesViolent crimeCrimeOhioCantonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:44:08 GMTSpot will cost you: Pet rents become apartment fad ANGELES (AP) — Man's best friend is taking a bite out of renters' wallets.SUE MANNINGaBusinessGeneral newsLifestylePersonal financeSmall businessPetsDogsHousing rentalMammalsAnimalsResidential real estateSalemOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:53:59 GMTErdogan: US airdrop to Kurds in Kobani a mistake (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that the U.S. made a mistake in airdropping weapons to Kurds defending the Syrian city of Kobani from the Islamic State group.DESMOND BUTLERiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsMunicipal governmentsWar and unrestLocal governmentsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesAnkaraIraqNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 15:02:31 GMTEarnhardt helps UPMC raise concussion awareness Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has teamed with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and catcher David Ross to raise awareness on concussion treatments.JENNA FRYERaHealthSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthHead injuriesSports medicineAutomobile racingNASCARInjuries, 22 Oct 2014 14:39:48 GMTNorth Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children.ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSaGeneral newsInternational relationsCrimeGovernment and politicsNorth KoreaUnited StatesOhioPyongyangDaytonEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 15:18:38 GMTJury has reached a verdict in the case of 4 Blackwater security guards (AP) — Jury has reached a verdict in the case of 4 Blackwater security guards.wGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral news, 22 Oct 2014 15:05:19 GMTDozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone site, Sierra Leone (AP) — Dozens of Ebola survivors were discharged from a treatment center near Sierra leone's capital on Wednesday and told they were virus-free.KABBA KARGBOiGeneral newsHealthDiagnosis and treatmentInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsWest AfricaSierra LeoneAfrica, 22 Oct 2014 15:18:02 GMTPolice: soldier shot at war memorial in Ottawa, Ontario (AP) — A gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, police said. Witnesses said the gunman entered Parliament and shots rang out.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureOntarioCanadaOttawaNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:52:23 GMTJury reaches verdict in Blackwater guards trial (AP) — A federal jury has reached a verdict in the case of four Blackwater security guards on trial in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqi citizens.PETE YOSTwGovernment and politicsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderGeneral news, 22 Oct 2014 15:12:52 GMTPolice arrest 2 people on terror charges (AP) — British authorities have arrested two people on terror charges as it continues to conduct counter-terror operations related to Syria at a brisk pace.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeTerrorismWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEngland, 22 Oct 2014 14:38:35 GMTBomb explodes outside university in Egypt capital (AP) — Egyptian security officials say a bomb has exploded outside Egypt's largest and most prominent university, injuring nine people including five policemen.iGeneral newsBombingsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsViolenceSocial issuesEducation issuesLegal proceedingsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerrorismCrimeInternational relationsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricaLibyaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:26:41 GMTPolice: Man shot at war memorial in Ottawa, Ontario (AP) — Police say a man believed to be a member of the Canadian Forces has been shot at National War Memorial, and there are reports of gunfire inside the halls of Parliament.iGeneral newsLegislatureGovernment and politicsOntarioCanadaOttawaNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:23:30 GMTCanada police say a man shot at war memorial, reports of gunfire inside Parliament, Ontario (AP) — Canada police say a man shot at war memorial, reports of gunfire inside Parliament.iGeneral newsLegislatureGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeOntarioCanadaNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:20:00 GMTSurvey: Harassment a common part of online life YORK (AP) — A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.BARBARA ORTUTAYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyComputer crimeCrimeSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairs, 22 Oct 2014 15:18:48 GMTHearing postponed for man suspected in 7 killings POINT, Ind. (AP) — A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to respond to the judge during his initial court appearance Wednesday, prompting her to postpone it and to warn him he'd spend "the rest of his life" in jail unless he cooperates.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 15:07:33 GMTHK protest talks show gap between students, govt KONG (AP) — On one side of the table sat the idealistic and earnest students in jeans and black T-shirts, knapsacks by their sides. Facing them was the lineup of seasoned government officials in formal suits.KELVIN CHANJACK CHANGiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Oct 2014 14:43:31 GMTExperts: Autopsy shows close-range wound for Brown LOUIS (AP) — Michael Brown's official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle with the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot him, two experts said in a published report Wednesday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 15:12:58 GMTNBC promoting Weir, Lipinski to top skating team YORK (AP) — NBC is promoting Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its top figure skating broadcasting team.eArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentMen's sportsSports mediaFigure skatingOlympic gamesWinter Olympic gamesEventsSkatingMen's skatingNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:27:12 GMTGovernment ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles (AP) — The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired immediately, but its message has generated some confusion about which cars are actually affected.TOM KRISHERaBusinessGeneral newsProducts and servicesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesFloridaNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 15:19:11 GMTBear cub strolls through Oregon drug store, Ore. (AP) — Some shoppers at an Oregon drug store were surprised by a bear cub scurrying down the aisles.aGeneral newsOdditiesAnimalsBearsMammalsOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 15:09:34 GMTMan suspected of killing 7 women in Indiana refuses to respond to judge; hearing postponed POINT, Ind. (AP) — Man suspected of killing 7 women in Indiana refuses to respond to judge; hearing postponed.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:41:36 GMTBeaten Giants fan says he wants to walk normally, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten by two Dodger fans says he is happy to be alive and wants to learn to walk and run normally again.aGeneral newsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:45:52 GMTIraqi Kurds authorize sending fighters to Kobani, Iraq (AP) — The parliament of the Kurdish regional government in Iraq voted Wednesday to authorize sending Kurdish fighters known as peshmerga to the embattled town of Kobani in Syria, where fellow Kurdish fighters are facing an onslaught by militants of the Islamic State group.BRAM JANSSENiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsWar and unrestSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastIraqUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 14:54:43 GMTGerman firm wins appeal in Spain thalidomide case (AP) — A Spanish court on Wednesday accepted a German pharmaceutical company's appeal against a ruling that had ordered it to pay compensation to 22 Spaniards who blame their disabilities on the drug thalidomide.iBusinessHealthLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsSpainMadridWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 14:54:03 GMTPolice brutality claims shadow Tunisia elections, Tunisia (AP) — When Mohammed Ali Snoussi was arrested last month in Tunis, witnesses say, police beat him with truncheons, stripped him naked and threatened to rape him in broad daylight.SAM KIMBALLiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolice brutalityDrug-related crimePoliceCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestTerrorismLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceLaw enforcement agenciesHuman welfareIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 22 Oct 2014 14:25:01 GMT