FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:56:45 -0800Muslim clerics meet in Iran to counter extremistshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0f3b7aef2994605b3a3516ea1256cb1QOM, Iran (AP) — Shiite and Sunni clerics from about 80 countries are gathering in Iran's holy city of Qom to develop a strategy to combat extremists including the Islamic State group that has captured large parts of Iraq and Syria.iGeneral newsIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0f3b7aef2994605b3a3516ea1256cb1Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:23:30 GMTAfghan official says suicide attack kills at least 45 at volleyball tournament in easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f319501bfe3a4e16afd1a81efba3d7c1KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official says suicide attack kills at least 45 at volleyball tournament in east.iGeneral newsVolleyball gamesVolleyballTerrorismWar and unrestSportsAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f319501bfe3a4e16afd1a81efba3d7c1Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:08:49 GMTMatsuyama wins Dunlop Phoenix in playoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fcc60a2106540fd9b13084e09c4dcf2MIYAZAKI, Japan (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama of Japan beat compatriot Hiroshi Iwata in the first playoff hole to win the Dunlop Phoenix on Sunday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fcc60a2106540fd9b13084e09c4dcf2Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:16:35 GMTShifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbb79ee3b3904eb3a6cdd1bd91ec8a0bTamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. Ultimately she couldn't bring herself to do it.JOCELYN NOVECKaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentViolent crimeCrimeCelebrityLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbb79ee3b3904eb3a6cdd1bd91ec8a0bSun, 23 Nov 2014 11:49:56 GMTIran: Nuclear talks may focus on extension soonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcfca903ec0648d08a9416cf043c4d2eVIENNA (AP) — Iran says that if obstacles remain in the talks about its nuclear program, the discussion will have to shift to extending them beyond Monday's deadline.GEORGE JAHNMATTHEW LEEiGeneral newsViennaIranAustriaWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcfca903ec0648d08a9416cf043c4d2eSun, 23 Nov 2014 11:12:05 GMTSwitzerland wins Davis Cup finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b266d828ffd3494f891ed275b2116a20LILLE, France (AP) — Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the first reverse singles match Sunday as Switzerland won the Davis Cup final against France by taking an unassailable 3-1 lead.SAMUEL PETREQUINsSportsDavis CupTennisMen's tennisMen's sportsEventsFranceSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b266d828ffd3494f891ed275b2116a20Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:54:03 GMTRoger Federer's Switzerland wins Davis Cup finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d8ad2b627c042eebd22a925b88d14f5LILLE, France (AP) — Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the first reverse singles match Sunday as Switzerland won the Davis Cup final against France by taking an unassailable 3-1 lead.SAMUEL PETREQUINsSportsDavis CupTennisMen's tennisMen's sportsEventsFranceSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d8ad2b627c042eebd22a925b88d14f5Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:49:04 GMTPutin says he will not be president for lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f144aa5325e447680a77c9cda7e372aMOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin says he will not remain Russia's president for life, but will step down in line with the Russian constitution.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f144aa5325e447680a77c9cda7e372aSun, 23 Nov 2014 12:00:54 GMTIraqi premier, US look to aid Islamic State battlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0099639155ea4b3a841ae2fad722e457BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces battling the Islamic State group focused their offensive Sunday on the city of Ramadi, backed by Sunni tribal fighters that the U.S. plans to arm.VIVIAN SALAMAiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsLegislatureIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0099639155ea4b3a841ae2fad722e457Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:02:39 GMTMarion Barry remembered for love of DChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fa30116d4204f9b9898ca098e59192fMarion Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until his death Sunday at the age of 78, was remembered for his love for the city he served:The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMunicipal governmentsObituariesLocal governmentsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fa30116d4204f9b9898ca098e59192fSun, 23 Nov 2014 15:25:24 GMTDoes bad behavior really hurt business?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21a8e4557d564f7ca29ff0e7bfe63f44NEW YORK (AP) — Silicon Valley seems to have more than its share of companies behaving badly. Among up-and-comers in the tech world, privacy abuses and executive gaffes have become viral sensations. But is all that bad behavior actually bad for business?BARBARA ORTUTAYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyWorkplace cultureData privacyCareersLifestyleTechnology issuesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21a8e4557d564f7ca29ff0e7bfe63f44Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:19:04 GMTMigrants rescued off Cyprus' north coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c0b2002f1354047846c0798d8574698NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — About 228 migrants, apparently refugees from Syria, have been rescued after their damaged ship drifted for hours in rough seas off Cyprus' northern coast, an official said Sunday.MENELAOS HADJICOSTISiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesSearch and rescue effortsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsTurkeyCyprusSyriaItalyMiddle EastGreeceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c0b2002f1354047846c0798d8574698Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:54:49 GMTCleveland police ask for help in fatal shootingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ed41037da74461b9346e39c9a3e405cCLEVELAND (AP) — Police in Cleveland are asking for help finding who shot and killed a pregnant woman and her unborn child along with three others.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ed41037da74461b9346e39c9a3e405cSun, 23 Nov 2014 14:54:21 GMTIsrael mulls hard-line legislation after attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a012626c38b8467ba2638a559f5183c3JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli government on Sunday called for new hard-line measures, including a proposal to strip Palestinian attackers of their residency rights, in response to a wave of deadly violence.TIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesLegislationWar and unrestGovernment and politicsLegislatureIsraelPalestinian territoriesJerusalemGaza StripMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a012626c38b8467ba2638a559f5183c3Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:45:33 GMTPolice find mom of baby abandoned in Sydney drainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c494bae254dc49898d718cb42a0066eeSYDNEY (AP) — Police in Australia questioned but have not charged a 30-year-old woman whose newborn baby boy was found Sunday abandoned in a drain near a Sydney freeway.iGeneral newsAustraliaSydneyOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c494bae254dc49898d718cb42a0066eeSun, 23 Nov 2014 12:35:38 GMTIsraeli Cabinet approves nationality billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e68df6e469434f8280c3d5b7141b3af5JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Cabinet has approved a contentious bill that officially defines Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people.TIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsTerritorial disputesNational language movementsWar and unrestReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesLanguageIsraelPalestinian territoriesMiddle EastJerusalemGaza Striphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e68df6e469434f8280c3d5b7141b3af5Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:14:06 GMTCleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27527d5090664421b0d837b499e27a67BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The weekend offered the Buffalo region a chance to dig out of record levels of deep snow before a flood warning took effect because of rising temperatures and rain.MICHAEL HILLaGeneral newsWeatherWinter weatherFloodsVolunteerismHealthAccidents and disastersAccidentsSocial affairsBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27527d5090664421b0d837b499e27a67Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:26:57 GMTJindal seen as liability for GOP candidate Cassidyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f0d84ae705b4613877a789c23d222cdBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In the still-unfolding Louisiana Senate race, when Republican Bill Cassidy wants to hurt Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu's standing, he suggests that a vote for her is a vote for unpopular President Barack Obama.MELINDA DESLATTEpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsPolitical endorsementsState legislatureState governmentsPolitical approval ratingsLegislaturePolitical partiesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessLegislationPublic opinionSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesLouisianaBaton RougeTexasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f0d84ae705b4613877a789c23d222cdSun, 23 Nov 2014 13:44:27 GMTIslamic State group recruits, exploits childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/281514d9b01840be920fd262140ff910BEIRUT (AP) — Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police.ZEINA KARAMVIVIAN SALAMAiGeneral newsCrimes against childrenCivil warsHuman rights and civil libertiesMilitant groupsPolitical activismHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCrimeWar and unrestPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsSyriaIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/281514d9b01840be920fd262140ff910Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:09:37 GMTPutin says he won't be Russia's president for lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2c8cc2f04fb4c629eee60c58e65fa31MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin has said he won't remain Russia's president for life and will step down in line with the constitution no later than 2024, according to an interview with a Russian news agency released Sunday.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2c8cc2f04fb4c629eee60c58e65fa31Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:00:46 GMTFerguson tense ahead of grand jury decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5b80507eebb476f92d310bbeca7ddc6FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.JOHN O'CONNORJIM SALTERaGeneral newsCrimeProtests and demonstrationsViolent crimePolitical and civil unrestLegal proceedingsLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5b80507eebb476f92d310bbeca7ddc6Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:42:55 GMTTunisians hold landmark presidential electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33b63c2d5486403183d75b3e22ddf038TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia took another step forward in its transition to democracy on Sunday by holding its first free presidential election, with voters hoping for more stability and a better economy.BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZASAM KIMBALLiGeneral newsElectionsRebellions and uprisingsNational electionsGovernment and politicsTerrorismWar and unrestTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaMiddle EastAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33b63c2d5486403183d75b3e22ddf038Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:44:08 GMTHealth care M&A leads global deal surgehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f23a1647b2141118e4df5506cfb882bIn a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout.LINDA A. JOHNSONSTEVE ROTHWELLhtBusinessGeneral newsHealthHealth care industryBiotechnologyIndustriesOwnership changesCorporate newsProducts and servicesTechnologyFinancial serviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f23a1647b2141118e4df5506cfb882bSun, 23 Nov 2014 14:13:38 GMTDamage worse than thought in Japanese earthquakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c78d738eec2743a3b7730e35665812bbTOKYO (AP) — The damage from an overnight earthquake in a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics proved more extensive than initially thought.KEN MORITSUGUMARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsProperty damageNatural disasters2011 Japan earthquake and tsunamiAccidents and disastersEventsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryAccidentsTsunamisJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c78d738eec2743a3b7730e35665812bbSun, 23 Nov 2014 13:34:47 GMTPope canonizes 2 Indians, 4 Italianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/583fa427d45645f58c8768a4ade80f0cVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis canonized six new saints Sunday, including a priest and a nun from the Indian state of Kerala, in a packed ceremony in St. Peter's Square.PIETRO DI CRISTOFAROiGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsVatican CityIndiaWestern EuropeEuropeSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/583fa427d45645f58c8768a4ade80f0cSun, 23 Nov 2014 13:30:09 GMTFerguson prepares for grand jury decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c9bc24c24e441bb9c149e3ce3b2f0d8FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.JOHN O'CONNORJIM SALTERaGeneral newsCrimeArrestsProtests and demonstrationsViolent crimeLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestLegal proceedingsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c9bc24c24e441bb9c149e3ce3b2f0d8Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:56:09 GMTRhodes scholars named for 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5bacc465fe744b7ab78e13680b81457The 32 American students chosen as Rhodes scholars for 2015, listed by geographical region:The Associated PresshtGeneral newsTechnologyMassachusettsNew YorkPrincetonCaliforniaAlabamaBirminghamPalo AltoTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaIndianahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5bacc465fe744b7ab78e13680b81457Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:53:30 GMTStenson retains World Tour Championship titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0599ff3c15b4a4fb206069c24d8e986DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Henrik Stenson birdied the last two holes Sunday to successfully defend his DP World Tour Championship title at the European Tour's season-ending event.BERNIE McGUIREsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfDubaiUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0599ff3c15b4a4fb206069c24d8e986Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:13:34 GMTOfficial: 60 extremist backers from Germany deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/188750fcdc334e7bb2a0e2d899217bb9BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says authorities now know of 550 people from the country who have traveled to Syria and Iraq to join extremist groups, and about 60 of them have died.iGeneral newsGermanyIraqWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/188750fcdc334e7bb2a0e2d899217bb9Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:41:41 GMTIran: Nuclear talks may focus on an extensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa9236710b8349c39f22bd97234aeedfVIENNA (AP) — With a deadline approaching for a nuclear deal, an Iranian official said Sunday that the discussion may soon have to shift from trying to reach an agreement to extending negotiations past the target date.GEORGE JAHNMATTHEW LEEiGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsViennaIranAustriaWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa9236710b8349c39f22bd97234aeedfSun, 23 Nov 2014 13:47:40 GMTUS looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/951cfc85ca6641eaa8c409d422f10708WASHINGTON (AP) — The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.LAURAN NEERGAARDwHealthGovernment and politicsDisease outbreaksPublic healthInfectious diseasesEpidemicsDiseases and conditionsLegislatureGeneral newsLung diseaseUnited StatesGuineaLiberiaSierra LeoneWest AfricaUgandaSoutheast AsiaNorth AmericaAfricaEast AfricaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/951cfc85ca6641eaa8c409d422f10708Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:36:41 GMTObama: Americans want 'new car smell' in 2016http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d1f61ff92ba42f983b2981fe579b5afHENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama says he wants a Democrat in the White House in 2016 and is pledging to do everything possible to help that nominee succeed.pGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d1f61ff92ba42f983b2981fe579b5afSun, 23 Nov 2014 14:41:36 GMTBuffalo residents urged to prepare for floodinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53c948f154f049c5827db6a6ba82ac16BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo is making significant progress clearing streets still clogged from an epic storm left more than 7 feet of snow even as a flooding threat looms, the city's mayor said Sunday.aGeneral newsWeatherDisaster planning and responseFloodsWinter weatherAccidents and disastersBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53c948f154f049c5827db6a6ba82ac16Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:21:58 GMTTunisians hold first fair presidential electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cef124d150647528eaba796b653d7f5TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia took another step forward in its peaceful transition to democracy on Sunday by holding its first free presidential election, with voters hoping for more stability and a better economy.BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZAiGeneral newsElectionsGovernment and politicsRebellions and uprisingsLegislatureNational electionsWar and unrestTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaMiddle EastAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cef124d150647528eaba796b653d7f5Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:54:15 GMTFormer DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a554073512d040d49987446e2957bc80WASHINGTON (AP) — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council.BEN NUCKOLSwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical endorsementsHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimePolitical movementsDrug-related crimeElectionsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesDistrict of ColumbiaSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a554073512d040d49987446e2957bc80Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:52:49 GMTAll Malaysia flight wreckage recovered in Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1164af7c94a642739793274f153faf61PELAHIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Workers have recovered all of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, more than four months after the passenger jet was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine.BALINT SZLANKOiGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEventsUkraineNetherlandsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1164af7c94a642739793274f153faf61Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:43:38 GMTHamilton wins F1 title at Abu Dhabi; Rosberg 2ndhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/929b2663da6341479bc7523b4e6d966bABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — British driver Lewis Hamilton clinched his second Formula One title in style after winning the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, with title rival Nico Rosberg drifting out of contention after failing to recover from a poor start.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingAbu DhabiUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/929b2663da6341479bc7523b4e6d966bSun, 23 Nov 2014 15:41:24 GMTBahrain opposition blasts electoral turnout figurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2858583d128841f185d4e2bab486b4fcMANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Bahrain's leading Shiite opposition group on Sunday criticized the Sunni-led government's claim that more than half of registered voters participated in the island kingdom's first full parliamentary election since Arab Spring-inspired protests nearly four years ago.REEM KHALIFAiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsVotingProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesElectionsPolitical and civil unrestBahrainManamaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2858583d128841f185d4e2bab486b4fcSun, 23 Nov 2014 15:40:10 GMTUK authorities briefly evacuate train stationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40099e17ae9942289e361c718d0a27f0LONDON (AP) — Emergency services in London briefly evacuated Charing Cross train station after a fire broke out on a small section in the front carriage of train. There were no injuries.iGeneral newsFiresEvacuationsTransportationAccidents and disastersUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40099e17ae9942289e361c718d0a27f0Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:35:06 GMTObama defends moves on immigrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/813f03b77a3f40c9a7a24296fcbe8442HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama is dismissing criticism that he overstepped his authority by acting unilaterally to shield millions of immigrants from the threat of deportation.aGovernment and politicsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/813f03b77a3f40c9a7a24296fcbe8442Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:09:02 GMTDetained Portugal ex-premier awaits fraud rulinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/568eaffeb87b4a4e98d62434677b7b5bLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates remains in police detention while an investigating magistrate decides whether he should answer charges of corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud.iBusinessGeneral newsFraud and false statementsCrimeGovernment and politicsPortugalLisbonWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/568eaffeb87b4a4e98d62434677b7b5bSun, 23 Nov 2014 11:00:05 GMTSudan government asks UN Darfur mission to leavehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/432578dd97e345239217f5ebbc396476CAIRO (AP) — The spokesman for the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur says the Sudanese government has asked his mission to prepare plans to exit the country.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEgyptSudanNorth AfricaMiddle EastAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/432578dd97e345239217f5ebbc396476Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:31:27 GMTAfghan officials say suicide bomber kills some 45http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c001465bdf2426994a9d9b3c63f060fKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say that a suicide bomber has killed "at least 45" people in an attack on a volleyball tournament in the country's east.iGeneral newsVolleyball gamesVolleyballTerrorismWar and unrestSportsAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c001465bdf2426994a9d9b3c63f060fSun, 23 Nov 2014 14:24:08 GMTMoldova to convene defense meeting before electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28b6a9095322488a9c77c6c110e91d2dCHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova's Western-leaning president has convened a meeting of the top defense body before a parliamentary election next weekend amid concerns that Russia may try to influence the vote in the ex-Soviet republic.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMoldovaRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28b6a9095322488a9c77c6c110e91d2dSun, 23 Nov 2014 15:40:18 GMT2009 massacre haunts Philippines as trial slowshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3edc0368a5af4fdba8896deb404627a8MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Five years after gunmen flagged down a convoy of cars in a southern Philippine province and massacred all 58 occupants, including scores of journalists, the body count continues to rise.JIM GOMEZiGeneral newsMassacresLegal proceedingsCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderWar and unrestPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3edc0368a5af4fdba8896deb404627a8Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:30:58 GMTPolish opposition questions election resultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bade8a3caf7547898de12afeca2eb1f5WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's main opposition leader suggested Sunday that local election results were falsified and said he will ask his supporters to protest them at a rally Dec. 13.VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsElectionsLocal electionsGovernment and politicsVotingPolandEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bade8a3caf7547898de12afeca2eb1f5Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:16:20 GMTA way for GOP to defuse immigration issue?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e441aef877d841199c9eac6483ae5b65DENVER (AP) — Republicans in search of a way to oppose President Barack Obama's moves on immigration without alienating the nation's fast-growing population of Hispanic voters can find a playbook in Colorado.NICHOLAS RICCARDIpGovernment and politicsElectionsRace and ethnicityHispanicsImmigrationPolitical partiesSenate electionsLegislatureSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsColoradoUnited StatesDenverNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e441aef877d841199c9eac6483ae5b65Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:41:25 GMTUK police: up to 5 terror plots foiled this yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e0827e327e844d880f11aafa86b63d7LONDON (AP) — The head of London's police force said Sunday that as many as five terror plots were foiled this year, as he warned of increasing pressure on resources amid the rising threat.DANICA KIRKAhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyTerrorismWar and unrestUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e0827e327e844d880f11aafa86b63d7Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:59:17 GMTGasquet replaces Tsonga in Davis Cup finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b59dc09d3f7946c49b900d6c66ded149LILLE, France (AP) — Richard Gasquet will play the first reverse singles match of the Davis Cup final against Roger Federer Sunday as France looks to overturn a 2-1 deficit against Switzerland.sSportsDavis CupMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b59dc09d3f7946c49b900d6c66ded149Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:19:12 GMTSuicide bomber kills at least 45 Afghanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5e87901fd7c435782ec12df2e18b211KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber attacked a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 45 people, officials said.Associated PressiGeneral newsVolleyball gamesVolleyballTerrorismWar and unrestSportsAfghanistanKabulUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5e87901fd7c435782ec12df2e18b211Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:56:39 GMT