FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:47:54 -0700European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/265aaeaac34548b7a13092f33a51091cBERLIN (AP) — Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas.DAVID RISINGMATTHEW KNIGHTiBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleAir travel disruptionsTransportation safetyTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesIsraelTel AvivGermanyBerlinEuropeMiddle EastWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/265aaeaac34548b7a13092f33a51091cThu, 24 Jul 2014 04:48:19 GMTJFK returns to old look in new collectors' coinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5656298dece34936bfd57415f0b3a7adWEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — President John F. Kennedy is getting his old look back on new collectors' coins.MICHAEL HILLaBusinessGeneral newsAssassination of John F. KennedyEventsHobbiesRecreation and leisureLifestyleMaterials industryIndustriesAssassinationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5656298dece34936bfd57415f0b3a7adThu, 24 Jul 2014 05:30:22 GMTPhilippines deports Australian Islamic preacherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de21ea04cde546c8839f148f311c1744MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities said Thursday they deported an Australian Islamic preacher suspected of links to terrorists based on YouTube videos allegedly showing him advocating jihad and urging local Muslims to support militants in the Middle East.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPhilippinesManilaAustraliaMiddle EastSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de21ea04cde546c8839f148f311c1744Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:25:29 GMTEovaldi struggles early, Marlins losehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/606b7ae2f15c49f6958c39ce607c64d7ATLANTA (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi had dominated the Atlanta Braves in his last seven starts against them.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/606b7ae2f15c49f6958c39ce607c64d7Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:31:58 GMTBautista homers as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 6-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d85dfa31e1b04a878f9dc13a0da1d972TORONTO (AP) — Jose Bautista provided the power and R.A Dickey earned the win, but two perfect innings from promising rookie Aaron Sanchez was all anyone in the Toronto Blue Jays' clubhouse wanted to talk about.IAN HARRISONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d85dfa31e1b04a878f9dc13a0da1d972Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:38:55 GMTNCAA enforcement director defends investigatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/788555c8835f4c0e9c915d5985cab3dbINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jonathan Duncan understands that a perfect NCAA enforcement division won't catch every cheater in college sports. He still believes his team is getting the job done.sSportsSchool athleticsSports governanceCollege sportsEducationSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/788555c8835f4c0e9c915d5985cab3dbThu, 24 Jul 2014 05:23:56 GMTCuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e51598eccb741118f6852512dbc20fbHAVANA (AP) — Many people in this tiny hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters (yards) farther out. That was four decades ago.ANDREA RODRIGUEZiGeneral newsScienceMangrovesCoastlines and beachesWater environmentEnvironmental concernsPlantsEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmentLand environmentMaterials industryIndustriesBusinessCubaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e51598eccb741118f6852512dbc20fbThu, 24 Jul 2014 04:01:10 GMTFAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f70ed8ccda7144cbaf218a14173b4d83WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban Wednesday on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAir travel disruptionsTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsTel AvivIsraelMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f70ed8ccda7144cbaf218a14173b4d83Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:30:24 GMTNew Jersey sues over Florida pizza shop logohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb06347e65ec4f08a9911bebbeae8676TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs.aOdditiesCorporate legal affairsLegal proceedingsCorporate newsBusinessLaw and orderGeneral newsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb06347e65ec4f08a9911bebbeae8676Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:20:16 GMTSuspected Nazi guard's death a blow to prosecutorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5add457d557418095190830716a653aPHILADELPHIA (AP) — German efforts to prosecute aging war criminals suffered a setback this week with the death of a retired Philadelphia toolmaker who had long been in the crosshairs of Nazi hunters.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsExtraditionViolent crimeNazismWar crimesWar casualtiesCrimeLaw and orderGovernment and politicsWar and unrestPhiladelphiaUnited StatesPennsylvaniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5add457d557418095190830716a653aThu, 24 Jul 2014 05:39:55 GMTUN agency rankings of humanity's progresshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c35d50ffbf140f9ac94bc6b9c44c8b7In its annual report on human development, the United Nations Development Program ranks 187 countries based on measures such as the health and longevity of their people, education and income, and personal security. Since 1990, those measures have been compiled into the agency's index of human development that is watched by governments around the world. Here are some of highlights from its latest global rankings:The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsEast AsiaSwitzerlandEast AfricaUnited StatesCaribbeanCentral AfricaWest AfricaAsiaWestern EuropeEuropeAfricaNorth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c35d50ffbf140f9ac94bc6b9c44c8b7Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:34:21 GMTUN humanitarian chief calls for aid revamphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/036f23a44f564698a4f9a1b651612a35TOKYO (AP) — The U.N.'s top humanitarian official called Thursday for major changes in the delivery of relief, as funding falls short because of a growing number of conflicts and disasters.iGeneral newsHumanitarian crisesTyphoon Haiyan 2013Humanitarian assistanceDisaster planning and responseWar and unrestNatural disastersLocal governmentsAccidents and disastersStormsWeatherEventsGovernment and politicsJapanTokyoPhilippinesEast AsiaAsiaSoutheast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/036f23a44f564698a4f9a1b651612a35Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:11:15 GMTJailed Venezuelan opposition leader goes on trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5d8b417d0b4464cbcec7ad8624d0a77CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A top leader of the anti-government protests that wracked Venezuela for months this spring is getting his day in court.JORGE RUEDAiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsProtests and demonstrationsCrimeLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestVenezuelaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5d8b417d0b4464cbcec7ad8624d0a77Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:44:20 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3db7a5845a884b0f95d543b290f8b750Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.The Associated PressaCrimeGeneral newsUnited StatesVenezuelaNorth AmericaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3db7a5845a884b0f95d543b290f8b750Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:00:26 GMTMidazolam is common thread in 3 lengthy executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6396f40d510547d3a2c8c721b7563976Arizona used a two-drug protocol for Wednesday's execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, who had been sentenced to die for the 1989 deaths of a former girlfriend and her father.The Associated PressaGeneral newsHealthCriminal punishmentLaw and orderArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6396f40d510547d3a2c8c721b7563976Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:45:31 GMTFamily: Teen pilot who crashed in ocean knew riskshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0517ec0c4da04677a18ef63c3af9f02ePLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — The family of an Indiana teenager who crashed in the Pacific Ocean during an around-the-world flight says he knew the risks and had prepared for them.aGeneral newsOceansAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEnvironment and natureIndianaPacific OceanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0517ec0c4da04677a18ef63c3af9f02eThu, 24 Jul 2014 05:38:50 GMTKennedy pitches around 5 walks in Padres winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bef4adb55784770a27052e68fa03f36CHICAGO (AP) — Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning, Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday night.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bef4adb55784770a27052e68fa03f36Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:53:58 GMTChina factory index at 18-month high in Julyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4079eaac3234defb003e73ca6890489HONG KONG (AP) — China's manufacturing rose in July to its highest level in 18 months, in a sign that mini-stimulus measures to shore up growth in the world's No. 2 economy have taken hold.KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsManufacturing sector performanceEconomyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4079eaac3234defb003e73ca6890489Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:50:36 GMTChiefs, running back Jamaal Charles reach dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b6326989a774c93abdd1dc21cf82095KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has agreed to a contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs.sSportsAthlete compensationSports transactionsNFL PlayoffsSports businessProfessional footballFootballEventsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b6326989a774c93abdd1dc21cf82095Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:15:33 GMTUS pushes for truce as Gaza battle rageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b68da6e2991c48218a6dbd11525a994fGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierce battles in southern Gaza and the death toll rose to more than 700 Palestinians and 34 Israelis.IBRAHIM BARZAKTIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsInternational incidentsTerritorial disputesMilitant groupsWar and unrestWar casualtiesCease firesHealthInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesWest BankIsraelJerusalemGaza StripMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b68da6e2991c48218a6dbd11525a994fThu, 24 Jul 2014 04:46:40 GMTDeliberations in Ventura trial to enter Day 3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e0cf2988a23406597ad900fb480cef2ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A jury in St. Paul is set to resume deliberating for a third day whether a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history libeled former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his memoir.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSt. PaulMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e0cf2988a23406597ad900fb480cef2Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:16:14 GMTAlaska tourist train derails, injuring 9 slightlyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f79dc2331944f2d9ecac2f038826651ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A popular tourist train derailed Wednesday in southeast Alaska, and nine people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.MARK THIESSENaGeneral newsTransportation safetyAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAlaskaJuneauUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f79dc2331944f2d9ecac2f038826651Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:02:41 GMTAP reporter's account of Arizona executionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0126a9b4c3543c297104c869a3eb128FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — Joseph Rudolph Wood looked around the death chamber and glanced at the doctors as they made preparations for his execution, locating the proper veins and inserting two lines into his arms.ASTRID GALVANaGeneral newsDeath penalty controversySocial issuesSocial affairsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsState governmentsArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0126a9b4c3543c297104c869a3eb128Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:38:36 GMTPence drives in 3, Giants beat Phillies 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2584256abcf44e51bc15ed9f21cbf9f8PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hunter Pence drove in all of San Francisco's runs with a double in the ninth and Madison Bumgarner pitched eight scoreless innings to lead the Giants to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.AARON BRACYsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsPhiladelphiaSan FranciscoPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2584256abcf44e51bc15ed9f21cbf9f8Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:36:44 GMTUN aid chief says Gaza ceasefire is vitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/372ca953ac694a1aa4e727b88f47de75TOKYO (AP) — The U.N.'s humanitarian chief says a ceasefire to stop the violence in Gaza is vital because of the deteriorating situation.iGeneral newsHumanitarian crisesHumanitarian assistanceCease firesGovernment and politicsWar and unrestJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/372ca953ac694a1aa4e727b88f47de75Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:21:37 GMTTampa Bay beats St. Louis 3-0 behind Cobbhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47c9b49ea37a42b3811bb637f9440780ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alex Cobb struck out 10 and drove in a run with his first major league hit, leading Tampa Bay to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night, the Rays' seventh straight win.sSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/47c9b49ea37a42b3811bb637f9440780Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:47:45 GMTNew Zealand raises interest rate to 3.5 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c23dc22f17a404a9700e77602cb894cWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand on Thursday raised its benchmark interest rate to 3.5 percent but signaled a pause in its program of rate hikes.NICK PERRYiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyNew ZealandOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c23dc22f17a404a9700e77602cb894cThu, 24 Jul 2014 04:05:40 GMTChildhood traumas more common in military membershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2734ea90861d4bf9b8b2900e8ce8bc10CHICAGO (AP) — Childhood traumas are more common among military members and veterans than among civilians, according to a new study. Researchers say the results support the notion that for some, enlistment serves as an escape from troubled upbringings.The Associated PressaGeneral newsHealthVeteransChild and teen healthMilitary affairsMedical researchPublic opinionMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2734ea90861d4bf9b8b2900e8ce8bc10Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:17:29 GMTJapan trade deficit at record $75B in first halfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57a1708d7cd74e7fb067bd48bc9048a2TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade deficit surged to a record 7.6 trillion yen ($74.9 billion) in the first half of the year as exports failed to keep pace with surging imports, the Finance Ministry reported Thursday.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57a1708d7cd74e7fb067bd48bc9048a2Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:37:35 GMTAngels beat O's on bases-loaded walk in 8thhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fed442414b946369ca05b485db7b85eANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kole Calhoun drew a bases-loaded walk from reliever Brian Matusz in the eighth inning after a tying RBI double by Erick Aybar, and the Los Angeles Angels pulled out a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.JOE RESNICKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaBaltimoreUnited StatesNorth AmericaMarylandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fed442414b946369ca05b485db7b85eThu, 24 Jul 2014 05:21:35 GMTLG Electronics says 2Q profit more than doubledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/194dacec5cd64e54aa20d0ac648561f4SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. says its quarterly profit more than doubled as its mobile division ended three quarters of losses.htBusinessTechnologyFinancial performanceCorporate newsSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/194dacec5cd64e54aa20d0ac648561f4Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:38:07 GMTPospisil advances to Atlanta Open quarterfinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c296e82e42b8464180b53997de87812bATLANTA (AP) — Fourth-seeded Vasek Pospisil of Canada advanced to the Atlanta Open quarterfinals, beating Ukrainian qualifier Illya Marchenko 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c296e82e42b8464180b53997de87812bThu, 24 Jul 2014 02:29:23 GMTUN human development report faults inequalityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89dd3bd3446c445f89fb3f73c25333d4TOKYO (AP) — Improvements in life spans, education and incomes are slowing due to natural disasters, misguided government policies and worsening inequality in a world where the 85 richest people have as much wealth as the 3.5 billion poorest people, the United Nations said Thursday in its annual human development report.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsEducation policyGovernment policyGovernment and politicsEducationSocial affairsLabor issuesSocial issuesProducts and servicesCorporate newsHuman welfareJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89dd3bd3446c445f89fb3f73c25333d4Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:28:05 GMTArizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution beganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/133b55daa3ee4591b97342760b877d9dPHOENIX (AP) — A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.aGeneral newsDeath penalty controversyCrimeCriminal punishmentLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsViolent crimeArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/133b55daa3ee4591b97342760b877d9dThu, 24 Jul 2014 04:18:41 GMTSome lethal injection problems in US executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82acb61c444f40b88b5f1d27c5b51129Since Texas became the first state to use lethal injection as its execution method on Dec. 7, 1982, some problems have been reported during the process nationwide. Those include delays in finding suitable veins, needles becoming clogged or disengaged, and reactions from inmates who appeared to be under stress. Some examples:The Associated PressaGeneral newsDeath penalty controversyCriminal punishmentLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsTexasOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82acb61c444f40b88b5f1d27c5b51129Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:50:45 GMTYankees top Rangers 2-1 in rain-shortened gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddfaa7a8099e4a92b200048e91fe279cNEW YORK (AP) — A wet field gave the New York Yankees one weird win.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddfaa7a8099e4a92b200048e91fe279cThu, 24 Jul 2014 04:31:03 GMTFAA lifts ban on US flights to Israelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cfcfd620d3e41efa00232e0d2ed7f49WASHINGTON (AP) — FAA lifts ban on US flights to Israel.wGovernment and politicsIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cfcfd620d3e41efa00232e0d2ed7f49Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:05:17 GMTChina lifts quarantine after man dies of plaguehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c87074e253dd48debae7d82f5642c0bfBEIJING (AP) — A nine-day quarantine imposed on parts of a northern Chinese city where a man died of bubonic plague has been lifted, China's official news agency reported Thursday.iGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c87074e253dd48debae7d82f5642c0bfThu, 24 Jul 2014 05:27:13 GMTSouth Korea unveils stimulus after ferry sinkinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d9bc97110a347d8a60cbdf03b2efb53SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's government unveiled stimulus plans Thursday after the shock of a deadly ferry sinking slowed economic growth to the lowest level in three quarters.YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d9bc97110a347d8a60cbdf03b2efb53Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:44:06 GMTMan United buries Galaxy 7-0 in Van Gaal's debuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9a84ea5a858427abde0848662a4c3e4PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Manchester United made an impressive debut under coach Louis van Gaal on Wednesday night, with Wayne Rooney scoring twice late in the first half of a 7-0 victory over the LA Galaxy.sSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerMen's sportsPasadenaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9a84ea5a858427abde0848662a4c3e4Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:15:25 GMTAustralia vows help to secure Ukraine crash sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68ec593b55d44f05a4d577f493bf62b1CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's foreign minister said Thursday that her country stood ready to provide whatever resources were needed to secure the Malaysian airliner's crash site in Ukraine, as newspapers reported Australian troops and police could soon be sent.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashGovernment and politicsEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAustraliaNetherlandsUkraineOceaniaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68ec593b55d44f05a4d577f493bf62b1Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:31:08 GMTFarm bank donates $10 billion for rural projectshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/920d66bdf69549c78f30194855c42279WASHINGTON (AP) — A bank that serves farmers and agribusiness is donating $10 billion to spur private investment in rural America.wBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsIndividual givingPhilanthropySocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/920d66bdf69549c78f30194855c42279Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:03:15 GMTRelatives fly to Taiwan plane crash site, 48 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f579dd5da6274e039bba1da6786ab201TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying Thursday to the small Taiwanese island where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48 people. There were 10 survivors.RALPH JENNINGSiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersWeatherTelevisionTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMediaTaiwanTaipeiEast AsiaChinaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f579dd5da6274e039bba1da6786ab201Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:10:43 GMTFuneral held for man who died in NY police custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25f91cdd2aca4a43bd1c6c52f54af152NEW YORK (AP) — An overflow crowd packed a church and sang songs on Wednesday at the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold.aGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesArrestsLaw and orderCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25f91cdd2aca4a43bd1c6c52f54af152Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:26:17 GMTTaiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93301597f1ee410a9c889942145e5749TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48 people, the airline said Thursday.RALPH JENNINGSiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersWeatherNatural disastersStormsTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsTaiwanTaipeiEast AsiaChinaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93301597f1ee410a9c889942145e5749Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:34:09 GMTFreeman, Santana pace Braves past Marlinshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b329095274084725a23c0aacf6925144ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman isn't sure why Miami's pitching staff has been so hard for him to handle this year.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b329095274084725a23c0aacf6925144Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:19:03 GMTHouse, Senate advance competing border proposalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d2355254594fe58e5ba80c04d882ceWASHINGTON (AP) — At an impasse on immigration, House Republicans and Senate Democrats advanced competing proposals Wednesday for dealing with tens of thousands of young migrants showing up at the southern border. Each side quickly ruled the other's approach unacceptable, leaving any solution unclear with Congress' annual August recess looming.wGovernment and politicsBorder securityImmigration policyLegislaturePolitical partiesImmigrationLegislationMilitary and defenseGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsArmed forcesPolitical organizationsDistrict of ColumbiaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8d2355254594fe58e5ba80c04d882ceThu, 24 Jul 2014 04:15:01 GMTAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/528658249c86445e852362d1a8e5e89cNEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police say 13 children killed as train crashes into school bus at unmanned crossing.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/528658249c86445e852362d1a8e5e89cThu, 24 Jul 2014 05:31:46 GMTCruz suggests flight ban is boycott of Israelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f55242dc931499994a9bb2e4b307981WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid fighting between Israel and Hamas.wGovernment and politicsAir travel disruptionsWar and unrestMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashForeign policyEconomyBoycottsTransportationGeneral newsEventsGovernment policyInternational relationsBusinessPolitical and civil unrestIsraelUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f55242dc931499994a9bb2e4b307981Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:30:20 GMTMichigan governor's campaign met with ambivalencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39a4e4a730cd475e94bc44f37bf9fbfcLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has accomplished much of what he set out to do when he was elected four years ago. He's logged improvements in the state's economic health, presided over the creation of 250,000 private-sector jobs and confronted many of Detroit's worsening financial problems.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsHiring and recruitmentState governmentsCampaignsPersonnelBusinessMichiganLansingDetroitUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39a4e4a730cd475e94bc44f37bf9fbfcThu, 24 Jul 2014 02:31:32 GMT