FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Oct 2014 23:24:21 -0700Man attacked by shark in Western Australia (AP) — A man was seriously injured in a shark attack in Western Australia on Thursday, officials said.iGeneral newsSharksFishAnimalsAccidentsAccidents and disastersAustraliaOceania, 02 Oct 2014 04:41:29 GMTA look at changes in college prep history courses (AP) — Colorado students and teachers are protesting a school board's attempt to change the new way some history college prep classes are being taught and tested.aGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationInternational incidentsEducationHigher educationProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsNative AmericansSocial affairsSchool curriculaPolitical and civil unrestUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 05:37:44 GMTMan, hostage dead after Southern Calif. standoff, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a hostage standoff at a San Bernardino County home ended with the shooting deaths of a woman and a man who was holding her hostage. Two small children also held hostage came away safe.aGeneral newsHostage situationsViolent crimeCrimeCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 05:05:40 GMTAsian stocks down on recovery, Ebola worries, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks fell Thursday amid worries about the strength of U.S. and European recoveries and the first American case of Ebola.YOUKYUNG LEEfBusinessCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomySouth KoreaHong KongEast AsiaEuropeUnited StatesAsiaChinaGreater ChinaNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 06:17:29 GMTJoensuu scores twice, Oilers beat Coyotes 3-2, Alberta (AP) — Jesse Joensuu scored his second goal early in the third period to break a tie in the Edmonton Oilers' 3-2 exhibition victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsAlbertaEdmontonCanadaNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 03:55:00 GMTHistory fight coming to a head in suburban Denver (AP) — A fight in Colorado over how United States history is taught is coming to a head in suburban Denver on Thursday with students and teachers expected to pack a school board meeting where the controversial changes could face a vote.COLLEEN SLEVINaGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationProtests and demonstrationsHuman rights and civil libertiesEducationSocial affairsSchool curriculaPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesTeachingLabor issuesSchool administrationColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 05:30:17 GMTChina warns of chaos if Hong Kong protests persist KONG (AP) — China warned of "chaos" and threw its weight behind Hong Kong's embattled leader in his face-off with pro-democracy protesters who have threatened to occupy government offices unless he steps down by the end of Thursday.LOUISE WATTELAINE KURTENBACHiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical resignationsGovernment and politicsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestChinaHong KongBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 02 Oct 2014 05:32:02 GMTMinneapolis community fights recruiters for jihad (AP) — Every evening after work, Abdirizak Bihi strolls through neighborhood parks where young Somalis shoot hoops and play soccer. He tells jokes, urges them to clean up their trash and even grabs the basketball to take a few shots.AMY FORLITIaGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestMinneapolisMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 05:16:20 GMTDetentions of major Mexico drug chiefs drug cartel captures or killings in recent years in Mexico:The Associated PressaGeneral newsArmed forcesMilitary leadershipArrestsDrug-related crimeMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsCrimeOrganized crimeLaw and orderMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Oct 2014 04:02:25 GMT15 feared dead in explosives factory blast, Bulgaria (AP) — Authorities say a blast at an explosives factory in northwestern Bulgaria may have killed as many as 15 people.iGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsBulgariaSofiaEastern EuropeEurope, 02 Oct 2014 06:15:19 GMTV. Williams out of China Open with viral illness (AP) — Venus Williams withdrew from the China Open with a viral illness on Thursday shortly before her third-round match against Petra Kvitova.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 02 Oct 2014 06:09:46 GMTAustralia lifts Ebola donation to $16 million, Australia (AP) — Australia more than doubled its donation to the fight against Ebola in West Africa to 18 million Australian dollars ($16 million) on Thursday, but resisted demands to send personnel.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsAustraliaAfricaWest AfricaOceania, 02 Oct 2014 05:39:23 GMTTweet about Ferguson grand jury sparks probe LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutors are investigating a Twitter post claiming that grand jurors hearing evidence in the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old near St. Louis haven't seen enough evidence to justify prosecuting the officer.aGeneral newsViolent crimeSocial mediaCriminal investigationsLegal proceedingsCrimeOnline mediaMediaLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 03:29:14 GMTBoyz II Men, Jeff Dunham win casino awards VEGAS (AP) — Boyz II Men has been named the musical artist of the year at the Casino Entertainment Awards.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrityGamblingRecreation and leisureLifestyle, 02 Oct 2014 03:05:20 GMTFilipinos express support for Hong Kong protest, Philippines (AP) — Filipinos opposed to Chinese claims in the South China Sea expressed support Thursday for the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, saying Beijing should not use force to stop the protests in the global financial hub or in resolving its territorial disputes with the Philippines.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestHong KongPhilippinesManilaChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaSoutheast Asia, 02 Oct 2014 05:55:47 GMTQuestions and answers about the US Ebola case (AP) — U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country. Now it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas hospital became the first patient diagnosed in the U.S.LAURAN NEERGAARDwHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsUnited StatesDallasFort WorthTexasAfricaNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 06:10:53 GMTLatest suicide attack in Afghanistan kills 3, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say that a suicide bomber has killed three army officers and wounded seven others in Kabul, a day after two such attacks killed 11.iGeneral newsWar and unrestTerrorismAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 02 Oct 2014 04:53:32 GMTCowboys' Spillman subject of reported sex assault, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn't been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month.aGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsCrimeSports businessViolent crimeProfessional footballFootballCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 05:36:34 GMTToday in History is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.The Associated PressaLegal proceedingsRebellions and uprisingsCrimeLaw and orderGeneral newsWar and unrestWarsawChicagoPolandEastern EuropeEuropeIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 04:00:36 GMTLeBron warmly welcomed "home" by Cleveland fans (AP) — The crowd's deafening roar was so loud LeBron James couldn't hear his name announced.TOM WITHERSsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 05:44:26 GMTAP PHOTOS: Trash pickers worry about end of dump, Brazil (AP) — Against a distant skyline of high-rise buildings, huge vultures dive over the nearly 9 tons of rubbish that arrive daily at the huge dump in Brazil's capital as nearly 3,000 trash pickers set aside recyclable plastic, metal and paper to sell.ERALDO PERESiGeneral newsFamily financesArchitecturePersonal financeBusinessArts and entertainmentBrazilBrasiliaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Oct 2014 04:05:54 GMTEpiscopalians battle behind walls of NYC seminary YORK (AP) — The lid has been lifted on a fierce internal battle at the nation's oldest Episcopal seminary, which has lost most of its faculty over what they say is their dean's intimidating, disrespectful leadership.VERENA DOBNIKaGeneral newsReligious educationChristianityReligionSocial affairsEducationNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 06:02:49 GMT'Real Housewives' couple face sentencing for fraud, N.J. (AP) — The married stars of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" are due for a dose of unscripted reality.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentFraud and false statementsLegal proceedingsCelebrityCrimeLaw and orderNewarkNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 06:12:55 GMTAP PHOTOS: Lines linger for famed Chicago hot dogs (AP) — Chicago's hippest hot dog stand helped elevate the lowly sausage into a culinary superstar by stuffing it with exotic ingredients including escargot, foie gras and rattlesnake. When the owner announced the gourmet shop was closing, everyone expected encased-meat aficionados to line up for one last taste.DON BABWINaGeneral newsOdditiesChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 04:23:50 GMTPolice: Phelps' eyes, speech affected at DUI stop (AP) — Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps registered .14 percent on a blood-alcohol test after he was stopped on a speeding violation, according to charging documents released Wednesday.JULIET LINDERMANaGeneral newsSportsArrestsLegal proceedingsCrimeSwimmingMen's sportsReckless endangermentLaw and orderAquaticsMen's aquaticsMarylandBaltimoreUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 02:23:48 GMTCrosby makes preseason debut, Pens blank Wings 2-0 (AP) — Sidney Crosby made his exhibition debut in Pittsburgh's final preseason game, and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots to lead the Penguins past the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 Wednesday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 02:28:31 GMTEbola worries could keep some Dallas students home (AP) — Some parents have temporarily removed their children from Dallas schools after learning that five students may have come into contact with the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S.PAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsChild and teen healthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 05:13:39 GMTTeen football player dies after injury during game, N.Y. (AP) — A high school football player has died after he collided with an opponent and collapsed during a game on Long Island.aGeneral newsSportsHigh school footballAthlete injuriesHigh school sportsFootballAthlete healthNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 05:23:50 GMTSullivan grilled during fisheries debate in Alaska, Alaska (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan was grilled on his positions on fishing issues during a debate Wednesday night with Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in one of the largest fishing ports in the U.S.NICHOLAS RICCARDIBECKY BOHRERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureCampaignsAlaskaUnited StatesKodiakNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 05:56:07 GMT2 white Ohio women sue over sperm from black donor (AP) — An Ohio woman and her partner have sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended.MARK GILLISPIEaBusinessGeneral newsHealthSexual and reproductive healthSperm donationInfertilityLegal proceedingsLaw and orderOhioChicagoUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinois, 02 Oct 2014 02:19:03 GMT10 Things to Know for Thursday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 02:45:25 GMTMillions across India join cleanliness campaign DELHI (AP) — Millions of schoolchildren, officials and ordinary people pick up brooms and dustpans to join a countrywide campaign to clean parks, public buildings and streets.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 02 Oct 2014 05:44:10 GMTDallas ER sent Ebola-infected patient home (AP) — A Dallas emergency room sent a man with Ebola home last week, even though he told a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, and officials at the hospital are considering if they would have acted differently had the entire medical staff been aware.LAURAN NEERGARDPAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsHealthEmergency careInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessAfricaWest AfricaDallasLiberiaTexasUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 05:09:16 GMTAP PHOTOS: Cavaliers fans welcome back LeBron (AP) — They waited in line to see him, and when LeBron James ran onto the new court inside Quicken Loans Arena for the first time in four years wearing the Cavaliers' wine and gold colors, Cleveland fans welcomed him back with a thunderous roar they've been waiting to unleash.TOM WITHERSsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 02:39:30 GMTHong Kong protests hit city's role as finance hub KONG (AP) — Shops in Hong Kong have closed and the local stock market has plunged but protesters are gambling their agitation for greater democracy will pay off by preserving institutions that made this former British colony a profitable asset to China.ELAINE KURTENBACHfBusinessProtests and demonstrationsEconomyGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestGeneral newsHong KongChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 02 Oct 2014 05:35:50 GMTUS sharply criticizes new Israeli housing project (AP) — In a striking public rebuke, the Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from "even its closest allies" and raise questions about its commitment to seeking peace with Palestinians.JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsTerritorial disputesDiplomacyWar and unrestGeneral newsInternational relationsIsraelJerusalemPalestinian territoriesUnited StatesMiddle EastGaza StripIranNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 02:20:18 GMTPotato harvest schools Maine teens in hard work, Maine (AP) — In the gentle hills of northern Maine, far from the rocky coastline and lighthouses, teenagers trade warm classrooms for cold potato fields every fall, just as they have for generations.DAVID SHARPaFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleAgricultureIndustriesBusinessMaineIdahoUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 05:49:01 GMTBumgarner, Giants silence Pirates 8-0 to advance (AP) — Brandon Crawford figured the San Francisco Giants needed one run, maybe two, the way ace Madison Bumgarner was dealing.WILL GRAVESsSportsMLB PlayoffsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsPittsburghSan FranciscoPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 02 Oct 2014 05:13:22 GMTTimeline for first case of Ebola diagnosed in US first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States traveled from Liberia to Dallas, where he is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Key dates in the case:The Associated PressaGeneral newsHealthDiagnosis and treatmentInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDallasLiberiaTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfrica, 02 Oct 2014 06:03:09 GMTVenezuelans looking to 'Holy Thugs' for protection, Venezuela (AP) — They gather in the cemetery, sometimes by the dozens, kneeling in prayer, drinking liquor and smoking cigarettes as offerings to the small statue of the long-dead robber Ismael.JORGE RUEDAiGeneral newsReligionCrimeFinancial crisisSanteriaSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesEconomyBusinessFinancial marketsVenezuelaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Oct 2014 04:00:22 GMTIraq considering Australian airstrike request, Australia (AP) — Iraq's ambassador to Australia on Thursday gave no timetable for when his government might decide on Australia's request to launch airstrikes against Islamic State targets.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsDiplomacyWar and unrestGovernment and politicsInternational relationsAustraliaMiddle EastIraqOceania, 02 Oct 2014 03:32:31 GMTFirm says phone app spies on Hong Kong protesters KONG (AP) — A U.S. security firm says the Chinese government might be using a smartphone app to spy on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.htBusinessTechnologyProtests and demonstrationsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestGeneral newsMobile communication technologyCommunication technologySoftwareComputing and information technologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesGovernment and politicsHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 02 Oct 2014 04:37:38 GMTFirm says phone apps spy on Hong Kong protesters KONG (AP) — The Chinese government might be using smartphone apps to spy on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, a U.S. security firm says.htBusinessTechnologyProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestGeneral newsMobile phonesConsumer electronicsMobile communication technologyCommunication technologySoftwareComputing and information technologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesChinaHong KongUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 05:11:38 GMTMexico: Alleged drug boss Beltran Leyva captured CITY (AP) — Military special forces grabbed alleged cartel leader Hector Beltran Leyva during a lightning raid at a restaurant Wednesday, the latest in a string of high-profile drug arrests in the country.E. EDUARDO CASTILLOiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeArrestsArmed forcesMilitary legal affairsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderOrganized crimeMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsMexicoMexico CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Oct 2014 02:35:17 GMTQueen of Soul says new covers album feels fresh YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin says her new album brings out an excitement she hasn't felt since 1982 and the music feels as good as Marvin Gaye's seminal "What's Going On?" album.MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 06:09:50 GMTAnger mounts as Kashmir floodwaters subside, India (AP) — As floodwaters ripped through Indian-controlled Kashmir, Abdul Majeed spent five days holed up with his family in their attic, watching helplessly as army helicopters plucked tourists from hotel rooftops and government boats ferried officials to safety.AIJAZ HUSSAINiGeneral newsFloodsWeatherEmergency managementAccidents and disastersArmed forcesRegional cooperationGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseInternational relationsIndiaKashmirSouth AsiaAsia, 02 Oct 2014 06:01:49 GMTCanadiens, Price beat Blackhawks 3-1 (AP) — Rene Bourque and Nathan Beaulieu scored 1:54 apart early in the third period to snap scoreless tie and Carey Price made 31 saves in the Montreal Canadiens' 3-1 exhibition victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night.MATT CARLSONsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsChicagoMontrealIllinoisUnited StatesNorth AmericaQuebecCanada, 02 Oct 2014 03:25:29 GMTAlleged Beltran Leyva cartel boss nabbed in Mexico CITY (AP) — Hector Beltran Leyva, the purported head of a feared drug gang allegedly run by his family, became the fourth brother to fall when soldiers grabbed him while dining at a seafood restaurant.PETER ORSIE. EDUARDO CASTILLOiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeArrestsArmed forcesViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderOrganized crimeMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsMexicoMexico CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Oct 2014 04:03:58 GMTQ&A: What are students in Colorado protesting? (AP) — A fight in Colorado over how United States' history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver school board against students and teachers who accuse the board of censorship.COLLEEN SLEVINaGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationHigher educationStudent testingProtests and demonstrationsTeachingSchool infrastructureEducationSocial affairsSchool curriculaPolitical and civil unrestSchool administrationColoradoUnited StatesDenverNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 05:31:38 GMTAP Source: FIU hosting Miss Universe pageant (AP) — A person with knowledge of the agreement says that the Miss Universe pageant is coming to South Florida this winter.TIM REYNOLDSaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentBeauty pageantsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Oct 2014 02:40:40 GMT