FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:14:58 -0700US airstrikes and aid for Iraqi town under siegehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3aa85dc5ea84f73b883876cd49fc674WASHINGTON (AP) — Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night. U.S. airstrikes supported the humanitarian mission.LOLITA C. BALDORwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsWar and unrestHumanitarian assistanceIslamReligionSocial affairsMilitary and defenseIraqUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3aa85dc5ea84f73b883876cd49fc674Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:35:52 GMTFighter War Machine extradited to Nevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97db8c44f60d4e0680c091216c305badLAS VEGAS (AP) — The mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he beat his ex-girlfriend and then fled to California.aGeneral newsSportsExtraditionCrimeLaw and orderLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97db8c44f60d4e0680c091216c305badSun, 31 Aug 2014 00:59:46 GMTNo. 4 Oklahoma defeats Louisiana Tech 48-16http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f64c423d329e4f3aa7f3215b1317b3bcNORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Trevor Knight passed for 252 yards and a touchdown and Keith Ford had 117 yards from scrimmage and scored two touchdowns to help No. 4 Oklahoma defeat Louisiana Tech 48-16 on Saturday night.CLIFF BRUNTsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOklahomaNormanLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f64c423d329e4f3aa7f3215b1317b3bcSun, 31 Aug 2014 02:54:10 GMTSims starts, Alabama beats WVU, 33-23http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25139dbf2b3a434ea50638a327b61c99ATLANTA (AP) — Blake Sims was good enough in his first start at quarterback for Alabama, getting plenty of help from Amari Cooper, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry, and the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia 33-23 Saturday.RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballAlabamaWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25139dbf2b3a434ea50638a327b61c99Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:37:42 GMTNo. 23 Tar Heels beat Flames 56-29 in openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b714877630a342d395f496799d2d484aCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's offense alternated between sputtering and potent, its defense between porous and opportunistic.AARON BEARDsSportsFootballCollege footballCollege sportsNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b714877630a342d395f496799d2d484aSun, 31 Aug 2014 03:22:52 GMTIndians beat Royals 3-2 in 11 inningshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd7d8284d86b4683b66a54398455fb7cKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional baseballKansas CityClevelandMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd7d8284d86b4683b66a54398455fb7cSun, 31 Aug 2014 03:55:24 GMTJudge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutionalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7435382cd172448fb3bb351721cbc35eAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.PAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState legislatureState governmentsNational courtsHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislatureLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7435382cd172448fb3bb351721cbc35eSun, 31 Aug 2014 01:18:33 GMTTunisia recovers bodies of Syrian boat migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c3539c483894971a52afde6f2a11abfTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The Tunisian Coast Guard has recovered at least 41 bodies of migrants, mostly Syrians, who drowned trying to sail to Europe, a local official said Saturday.BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZAiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationTunisiaLibyaNorth AfricaEuropeAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c3539c483894971a52afde6f2a11abfSun, 31 Aug 2014 02:18:35 GMTWinston, FSU hold off Oklahoma St 37-31 in openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f283f4c4c89443fea6439c2eb9ac332cARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jameis Winston threw for 370 yards and scored on a sparkling 28-yard run, and No. 1 Florida State held off Oklahoma State 37-31 to begin defending its national title.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsCollege footballProfessional footballFootballCollege sportsOklahomaFloridaTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f283f4c4c89443fea6439c2eb9ac332cSun, 31 Aug 2014 04:02:07 GMTMaztek, Rockies beat D-Backs' hard-luck Nuno 2-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe370814454e48c1b371509317189e93PHOENIX (AP) — Rookie Tyler Matzek gave up three hits in seven innings, Matt McBride and Charlie Blackmon homered and the Colorado Rockies handed Arizona's Vidal Nuno another hard-luck loss with a 2-0 victory over the Diamondbacks on Saturday night.BOB BAUMsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe370814454e48c1b371509317189e93Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:59:09 GMTVintage racing crash kills Connecticut manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a25070e18e2f44d28dadf3d3807738d0SALISBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police say a vintage racing enthusiast is dead after a crash during a race in Connecticut.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a25070e18e2f44d28dadf3d3807738d0Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:09:37 GMTCosart leads Miami to 4-0 win at Atlantahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8557d79f06a45a9815ffd57109b855dATLANTA (AP) — Jarred Cosart pitched seven effective innings, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8557d79f06a45a9815ffd57109b855dSun, 31 Aug 2014 02:24:55 GMTGiants RHP Jake Peavy has no-hitter through 7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3cf29c5d5f14fb1b38a2583393b71c4SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jake Peavy of the San Francisco Giants has a no-hitter through seven innings against the Milwaukee Brewers.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3cf29c5d5f14fb1b38a2583393b71c4Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:18:18 GMTGolf Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5535fe68c8cc490bbe9a63499c48f386NORTON, Mass. (AP) — With an orange ribbon on his hat and nine birdies on his card, Matt Kuchar pulled within a shot of the lead Saturday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Not that he needed a reminder, but a message posted on the scoring table spoke to his emotions.The Associated PresssSportsMen's golfWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsMen's sportsMassachusettsItalyPortlandCalgaryTurinUnited StatesNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeOregonAlbertaCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5535fe68c8cc490bbe9a63499c48f386Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:55:50 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3e2ec8cf06841d7b095117ac6dc66feToday is Sunday, August 31, the 243rd day of 2014. There are 122 days left in the year.The Associated PressaAccidents and disastersWar and unrestGeneral newsAccidentsTransportationUnited KingdomMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3e2ec8cf06841d7b095117ac6dc66feSun, 31 Aug 2014 04:00:50 GMTParedes homers as Orioles beat Twins 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da461f0b6a5446b393b890209aca2d7bBALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the seventh, Jimmy Paredes homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Saturday night.TODD KARPOVICHsSportsSports transactionsProfessional baseballBaseballSports businessMen's sportsBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da461f0b6a5446b393b890209aca2d7bSun, 31 Aug 2014 02:41:33 GMTFeldman pitches 3-hitter, Astros blank Rangers 2-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87bb735076d84c3599f2066f1f23ea8aHOUSTON (AP) — Scott Feldman pitched a three-hitter for his second major league shutout, and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 2-0 Saturday night.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87bb735076d84c3599f2066f1f23ea8aSun, 31 Aug 2014 02:22:27 GMTUS military launches airstrikes, drops humanitarian aid to help beleaguered city in Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c350e0bf1b041e4a863d7f6e3c3e95bWASHINGTON (AP) — US military launches airstrikes, drops humanitarian aid to help beleaguered city in Iraq.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHumanitarian assistanceIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c350e0bf1b041e4a863d7f6e3c3e95bSun, 31 Aug 2014 01:42:50 GMTFeds: Plane with unconscious pilot goes into oceanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0b63527ff3446489ebe7dcd0d3ec632CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fighter jets that stayed with the small aircraft until it ran out of fuel and crashed Saturday into the Atlantic Ocean, the Coast Guard said.aGeneral newsAccidentsOceansAccidents and disastersTransportationEnvironment and natureVirginiaAtlantic OceanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0b63527ff3446489ebe7dcd0d3ec632Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:11:31 GMTNo. 20 K-State rolls past Stephen F. Austin, 55-16http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0bd883d1a4044aa8441b388406a9802MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Jake Waters threw for 223 yards and accounted for four touchdowns and Charles Jones ran for a pair of scores as No. 20 Kansas State pounded Stephen F. Austin 55-16 on Saturday night.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballManhattanAustinKansasUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0bd883d1a4044aa8441b388406a9802Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:47:15 GMTTigers win 8-4, salvage doubleheader splithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aa29b7496b9472b821b2ede9d45c838CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Ryan pitched six scoreless innings in his major league debut, and the Detroit Tigers salvaged a split of Saturday's doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox with a potentially costly 8-4 victory.PAUL LADEWSKIsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aa29b7496b9472b821b2ede9d45c838Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:53:17 GMTBouchard reaches US Open's 4th round for 1st timehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ac4cccf36a04f57bf3d87be5c2428a1NEW YORK (AP) — Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard pulled out a suddenly tight match Saturday night, edging 30th-seeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic 6-2, 6-7 (2), 6-4 to reach the U.S. Open's fourth round for the first time.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ac4cccf36a04f57bf3d87be5c2428a1Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:12:58 GMTMoonballs from qualifier doom Wimbledon champhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d9fac9ccc4840f5bf5a34edbdc13dc8NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of trying to match Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova's power, unknown Aleksandra Krunic confounded her with looping shots and frustrated her by chasing down every ball.JAMES MARTINEZsSportsWomen's tennisWimbledon ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsEventsMen's sportsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d9fac9ccc4840f5bf5a34edbdc13dc8Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:57:18 GMTAll Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b0d89d846d744fca7ab162e035f094aMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and coming under fire by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, the Philippine military chief said Sunday, while 44 Fijian troops remained in the hands of the al-Qaida-linked insurgents.JIM GOMEZiGeneral newsInternational incidentsWar and unrestPhilippinesManilaSyriaIsraelMiddle EastQatarSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b0d89d846d744fca7ab162e035f094aSun, 31 Aug 2014 04:01:49 GMTUS dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worldshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae38908237d74adf8ef2977222c05333BILBAO, Spain (AP) — As the U.S. lead got bigger and the crowd quieter, Finland's players were forced to have a most uncomfortable conversation.BRIAN MAHONEYsSports2014 FIBA Basketball World CupFIBA Basketball World CupInternational basketballMen's sportsMen's basketballBasketballEventsFinlandSpainBilbaoUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae38908237d74adf8ef2977222c05333Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:52:09 GMTUSC beats Fresno St 52-13 behind Kessler's 4 TDshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7e590071a3e4bd9a1577a9c4f5bb7b1LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian's debut as the Trojans' head coach.sSportsCollege footballMen's sportsCollege sportsFootballFresnoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7e590071a3e4bd9a1577a9c4f5bb7b1Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:59:52 GMTCubs, Cardinals split doubleheaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/043410a296f44cf594af56c48c6f6efeST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday homered twice and drove in five as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 13-2 Saturday night to earn a split of a doubleheader.JASON L. YOUNGsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriChicagoUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/043410a296f44cf594af56c48c6f6efeSun, 31 Aug 2014 03:43:19 GMTJonathan Martin makes 49ers' 53-man rosterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfd947cc6a4c4cdbb56fb732a5573baeSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, who had a tumultuous departure from the Miami Dolphins last October amid a bullying scandal, made the 49ers when the team trimmed its roster to the NFL's 53-man limit on Saturday.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfd947cc6a4c4cdbb56fb732a5573baeSun, 31 Aug 2014 00:37:37 GMTGiants RHP Jake Peavy has no-hitter through 6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b5acda7510f4c19aa303f3c5134b89dSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jake Peavy of the San Francisco Giants has a no-hitter through six innings against the Milwaukee Brewers.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b5acda7510f4c19aa303f3c5134b89dSun, 31 Aug 2014 03:05:44 GMTOdorizzi stellar as Rays beat Red Sox 7-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59c7b5a53b00441db5d361d9d8c7491eST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jake Odorizzi and two pitchers combined on a one-hitter as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-0 on Saturday night.MARK DIDTLERsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59c7b5a53b00441db5d361d9d8c7491eSun, 31 Aug 2014 02:19:28 GMTSims starts, No. 2 Alabama beats WVU, 33-23http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/155665fed57943f78044960ac28e2d65ATLANTA (AP) — Blake Sims took a seat on the bench next to Jake Coker after leading Alabama to a score and the two chatted for a few minutes before it was time for the offense to go back on the field.RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballAlabamaWest VirginiaAtlantaUnited StatesNorth AmericaGeorgiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/155665fed57943f78044960ac28e2d65Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:37:40 GMTBarista-stand owner faces prostitution chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a63e03b74c04e4783451693efa9a04bEVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The owner of bikini coffee stands in Washington state banked more than $2 million in just three years because her baristas were also selling sex acts, according to local prosecutors.aBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsSmall businessLifestyleCrimeWashingtonEverettSeattleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a63e03b74c04e4783451693efa9a04bSun, 31 Aug 2014 01:29:22 GMTBob Tway shoots 63 for share of Calgary leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4543d33c2f384e2bac04d740f4741495CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Bob Tway shot a 7-under 63 on Saturday for a share of the second-round lead with Joe Durant and Joe Daley in the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentAlbertaCalgaryCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4543d33c2f384e2bac04d740f4741495Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:53:28 GMTSuzann Pettersen tied for Portland Classic leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ce6d8ccb3bf41028579210f215d5e3ePORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Defending champion Suzann Pettersen shot her second straight 5-under 67 on Saturday for a share of the third-round lead in the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic.NICK DASCHELsSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsPortlandSouth KoreaOregonUnited StatesNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ce6d8ccb3bf41028579210f215d5e3eSun, 31 Aug 2014 02:20:15 GMTTodd Gurley leads Georgia past Clemson 45-21http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd90e599fa1d44b8938e43faf5a2f5bdATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Todd Gurley felt strong and healthy.PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballGeorgiaAthensUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd90e599fa1d44b8938e43faf5a2f5bdSun, 31 Aug 2014 02:58:37 GMTPeavy's no-hit bid for Giants broken up in 8thhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/968ebf9d9650479296d7bacd66d1197bSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jake Peavy's bid for a no-hitter was broken up on a one-out single in the eighth inning by Milwaukee's Mark Reynolds against the San Francisco Giants.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/968ebf9d9650479296d7bacd66d1197bSun, 31 Aug 2014 03:43:26 GMTMarshall, Johnson, No. 6 Auburn top Arkansas 45-21http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f41f541f66664bd6992c4e206645e9f1AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn offense didn't slow down a bit, even with Nick Marshall a spectator for half the game.JOHN ZENORsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballAuburnArkansasAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f41f541f66664bd6992c4e206645e9f1Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:27:34 GMTPakistan protesters march on PM's residencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94fb1b1770584a28b68b6b316dce926cISLAMABAD (AP) — Hundreds of people were injured as Pakistani police battled throngs of protesters demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with tear gas, batons and rubber bullets outside the prime minister's official residence and the adjacent parliament building.ZARAR KHANASIF SHAHZADiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical resignationsArrestsGovernment and politicsPolitical activismVotingFraud and false statementsLegislaturePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimePolitical issuesElectionsPakistanIslamabadLahoreSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94fb1b1770584a28b68b6b316dce926cSun, 31 Aug 2014 02:19:17 GMTCubs, Cards split doubleheaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acb0be49e70a4cc99673387c6b760aa5ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday homered twice and drove in five as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 13-2 Saturday night to earn a split of a doubleheader.JASON L. YOUNGsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acb0be49e70a4cc99673387c6b760aa5Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:40:23 GMTIsner loses to Kohlschreiber in US Open 3rd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbf581c6406444599145776105f47d22NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, John Isner's trip to Flushing Meadows ended in the third round. Once again, it happened with a loss to Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber at that stage.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsEventsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbf581c6406444599145776105f47d22Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:08:32 GMTUS airstrikes and aid for Iraqi city under siegehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f6f94722b354901aa8a3fc9e14b9176WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the U.S. military has conducted airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid to the beleaguered Iraqi city of Amirli, where thousands of Shiite Turkomen have been cut off from food and water for nearly two months by Islamic State militants.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHumanitarian crisesHumanitarian assistanceMilitary and defenseIraqUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f6f94722b354901aa8a3fc9e14b9176Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:59:15 GMTMade in America music festival rocks Los Angeleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38e834047bc043849935c1637165fdd4LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands flocked to downtown Los Angeles' inaugural outdoor music festival Saturday despite concerns from residents about possible security and traffic issues.SANDY COHENaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSmall businessMusicEntertainmentMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38e834047bc043849935c1637165fdd4Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:36:21 GMTHoward, Byrd lead Phillies to 7-2 win over Metshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7720fb6e18d14ea79f007a818bd7b5aeNEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Howard drove in three runs, Marlon Byrd homered on his 37th birthday and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the New York Mets 7-2 on Saturday night.SCOTT ORGERAsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7720fb6e18d14ea79f007a818bd7b5aeSun, 31 Aug 2014 02:59:18 GMTGordon says Stewart could run strong in Atlantahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e5b9fd9655e4a729ae46f21a579db1bHAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart was cheered in practice Saturday.CHARLES ODUMsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARGeorgiaAtlantaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e5b9fd9655e4a729ae46f21a579db1bSun, 31 Aug 2014 03:33:24 GMTAngels use 8 pitchers to beat A's 2-0, extend leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/128ba1c17c0d425799b07af4af85c122ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels used eight pitchers — a franchise record for a nine-inning game — in a 2-0 victory over Oakland on Saturday night that increased their AL West lead over the Athletics to four games.JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/128ba1c17c0d425799b07af4af85c122Sun, 31 Aug 2014 04:03:31 GMT3 juveniles killed, 3 hurt in SUV rolloverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef47030a835841209a62f7ac8e0d40a7LAKE ARIEL, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say three juveniles are dead and three others hurt after an SUV crash in northeastern Pennsylvania.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef47030a835841209a62f7ac8e0d40a7Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:06:46 GMTUS welcomes EU decision on Russiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cbe03b4567f4a9bb63851d4bc7ec828WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is welcoming a decision by European Union leaders to prepare tougher economic sanctions against Russia over its apparent invasion of Ukraine.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEconomyForeign policyGovernment policyInternational relationsBusinessUkraineRussiaUnited StatesEuropeEastern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cbe03b4567f4a9bb63851d4bc7ec828Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:29:38 GMTUS OPEN SCENE: Djokovic gives singer the spotlighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a022aa2354d24d38855994f5675e0b24NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic used some of his spotlight as the world's top tennis player to let another light shine.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisMen's tennisMen's sportsMusicEventsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a022aa2354d24d38855994f5675e0b24Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:20:09 GMTModerate earthquake hits region near Fairbankshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6febc8c08d7743b1ae80e3ef43f0a201FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.Associated PressaGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersAlaskaFairbanksAnchorageUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6febc8c08d7743b1ae80e3ef43f0a201Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:58:25 GMTAirstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd680d7f1f7b4cddb701b380bc7cfbe8WASHINGTON (AP) — Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night. U.S. airstrikes supported the humanitarian mission.LOLITA C. BALDORwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsHumanitarian crisesWar and unrestHumanitarian assistanceIslamReligionSocial affairsMilitary and defenseIraqUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd680d7f1f7b4cddb701b380bc7cfbe8Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:13:41 GMT