FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:41:40 -0700Conn. man cleared in killing seeks compensationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5a0885b48f04adda3c7c72b5e7bba66HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he did not commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut hearing to determine how much he should be compensated.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5a0885b48f04adda3c7c72b5e7bba66Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:14:57 GMTNepal to allow cremation of Tibetan Buddhist monkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b1074d13aaf4b0d9c48e8121c6c356dKATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's government says it will allow the body of a revered Tibetan Buddhist monk to be brought into the country and cremated.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBuddhismReligionSocial affairsNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b1074d13aaf4b0d9c48e8121c6c356dTue, 29 Jul 2014 08:29:43 GMTNo verdict, no mistrial yet in Ventura libel casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d5b2dc8e6894bc685df259d22424b66ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — There's been no verdict and no mistrial after five days of deliberations in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.STEVE KARNOWSKIaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d5b2dc8e6894bc685df259d22424b66Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:56:44 GMTChina to put Glaxo investigators on trial Aug. 8http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e6b423c196f492f9533e2d4125b256bBEIJING (AP) — A Shanghai court says American and British investigators who worked for drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will stand trial Aug. 8 on charges of illegally obtaining information on Chinese citizens.iBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderChinaShanghaiGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e6b423c196f492f9533e2d4125b256bTue, 29 Jul 2014 08:24:41 GMTImmigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75ec68f11f84129a02b61c0362b3616LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.ALANNA DURKINaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsImmigrationPolitical issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMaineLewistonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75ec68f11f84129a02b61c0362b3616Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:55:53 GMTNYC uses food trucks to bring summer meals to kidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7df123bd3f0b43bb814d74a976e8a710NEW YORK (AP) — Within minutes, the line at the food truck parked on a busy Queens thoroughfare extended several people deep. Hipster foodies looking to sample vegan pizzas or fusion tacos?DEEPTI HAJELAaFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment programsGovernment and politicsQueensNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7df123bd3f0b43bb814d74a976e8a710Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:04:47 GMTSenate Democrats seek to split GOP on export bankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d506bf3b6fd5435a83d5e8f577e733e5WASHINGTON (AP) — Familiar with the Export-Import Bank? In all likelihood, most voters in Louisiana and Virginia aren't either.CHARLES BABINGTONfBusinessGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsInternational tradeLegislatureCampaignsPolitical partiesEconomyPolitical organizationsUnited StatesVirginiaLouisianaNorfolkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d506bf3b6fd5435a83d5e8f577e733e5Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:56:29 GMTAsia stocks widen gains ahead of US, China datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5dcaa99c518446dbffa90b0e9a822e7SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks extended gains Tuesday with the South Korean stock market closing at a three-year high ahead of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week.YOUKYUNG LEEhtBusinessGeneral newsEconomyData managementStock marketsFinancial marketsProfessional servicesIndustriesComputing and information technologyTechnologyProducts and servicesCorporate newsChinaSouth KoreaEast AsiaUnited StatesRussiaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5dcaa99c518446dbffa90b0e9a822e7Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:37:27 GMTFBI defends search for Oklahoma City bombing videohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6a70d73dd114aeebb01b1bc2e77ff41SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The FBI thoroughly searched its archives and found no evidence that more videos of the Oklahoma City bombing exist, agency employees told a judge Monday in a trial that has rekindled questions about whether any others were involved in the 1995 attack.BRADY McCOMBSTIM TALLEYaGeneral newsNational courtsCrimeBombingsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesSalt Lake CityNorth AmericaUtahhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6a70d73dd114aeebb01b1bc2e77ff41Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:27:20 GMTHumphrey to savor Hall of Fame day with 'wingman'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca8b27783c114852a61d334fcfd9f360ATLANTA (AP) — Claude Humphrey wishes he could have made the Pro Football Hall of Fame "a long time ago where I could have actually enjoyed it more."CHARLES ODUMsSportsProfessional footballFootballAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca8b27783c114852a61d334fcfd9f360Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:29:15 GMTWhale watching boat snagged by lobster trap ropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f7de41a80a64a92b70ed315b01f8d1eBOSTON (AP) — They're not castaways, but like the tourists on television's Gilligan's Island, a group of whale watchers expected only a three-hour tour but got much more after their boat was snagged by a lobster trap rope outside Boston.aGeneral newsLobstersAnimalsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f7de41a80a64a92b70ed315b01f8d1eTue, 29 Jul 2014 05:05:57 GMTIsrael targets symbols of Hamas control in Gazahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6af69de43978483c99c559dd9ae266bcGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats targeted symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City early Tuesday in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a "prolonged" campaign in Gaza.KARIN LAUBTIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsTerritorial disputesDiplomacyAccidents and disastersCease firesHealthGovernment and politicsTelevisionInternational relationsMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseMediaPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastGazahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6af69de43978483c99c559dd9ae266bcTue, 29 Jul 2014 05:05:17 GMTGaza electricity company: 2 Israeli tank shells hit fuel tank of Gaza Strip's power stationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8723132525df4eb0b5d6f63534618a2eGAZA CITY, Gaza City (AP) — Gaza electricity company: 2 Israeli tank shells hit fuel tank of Gaza Strip's power station.aGeneral newsIsraelGaza StripGazaMiddle EastPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8723132525df4eb0b5d6f63534618a2eTue, 29 Jul 2014 06:49:42 GMTObama going to dinner as clock ticks toward recesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a851c56fa8e4aca9f55755f7f12cb55WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingVeteransMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a851c56fa8e4aca9f55755f7f12cb55Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:25:44 GMTCow herd kills German woman hiker in Austriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d95a163d99c34691a06e991415dab2dcVIENNA (AP) — Police say a herd of cows attacked and killed a German woman hiking through their fenced-in pasture after apparently being riled by the sight of her leashed dog.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersViolent crimeCrimeAustriaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d95a163d99c34691a06e991415dab2dcTue, 29 Jul 2014 07:41:41 GMTFederal court: Virginia marriage is for allhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb7ad276cf7249999b24a4802adaf13fRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An appeals court's decision to strike down Virginia's same-sex marriage ban adds to the growing list of decrees on a hot-button issue that will likely end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.MICHAEL FELBERBAUMaGeneral newsMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesVirginiaRichmondUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb7ad276cf7249999b24a4802adaf13fTue, 29 Jul 2014 08:39:33 GMTEU envoys meeting on tougher Russia sanctionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ab0382f53304f129d009a54f9deddc3BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.iGeneral newsEuropeRussiaGermanyEastern EuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ab0382f53304f129d009a54f9deddc3Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:00:57 GMTPHOTOS: NKorea opens international camp for kidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ee5fb80327c4582b9b2cef2eeec3ef5WONSAN, North Korea (AP) — Summer camp in North Korea? It's got one — and it's got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts. Oh, and, of course, a big bronze statue of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il surrounded by adoring children.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsTravelLifestyleGamesGovernment and politicsRecreation and leisureNorth KoreaEast AsiaTanzaniaAsiaEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ee5fb80327c4582b9b2cef2eeec3ef5Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:27:20 GMTQuotations in the Newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a975269b82b642e9ad40e417f9ff49b4"God help us. We have nothing to do but pray. I don't know who left and who stayed, but in our street, we are all very scared to move." — Sufian Abed Rabbo, 27, of Jebaliya, Gaza Strip, adding that his extended family of 17 had taken refuge under the stairway in their home during shelling by Israeli tanks.The Associated PressaGeneral newsVeteranshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a975269b82b642e9ad40e417f9ff49b4Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:02:10 GMT$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4f7519275b941de85a44f56faf6af1eWASHINGTON (AP) — A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARwBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentDiseases and conditionsLegislatureHealth care costsHealth issuesLiver diseaseInfectious diseasesHealth care industryIndustriesFinancial servicesGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment programshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4f7519275b941de85a44f56faf6af1eTue, 29 Jul 2014 07:11:14 GMTWorley tosses 4-hitter, Pirates beat Giants 5-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd55839b80b54d18a029ef4c89e3512aSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Vance Worley tossed a four-hitter for his first career shutout, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded Madison Bumgarner early in a 5-0 win over the struggling San Francisco Giants on Monday night.ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoPittsburghCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd55839b80b54d18a029ef4c89e3512aTue, 29 Jul 2014 05:00:19 GMT2 tank shells hit fuel tank at Gaza power planthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6acff5cf078c418eaa7c48c0d362c6c5GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tank shells hit a fuel tank of the Gaza Strip's only power plant on Tuesday, forcing the plant to shut down, a spokesman for Gaza's electricity distribution company said. A huge cloud of black smoke rose over the coastal city.KARIN LAUBiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripGazaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6acff5cf078c418eaa7c48c0d362c6c5Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:27:13 GMTPHOTO: NKorea reopens international camp for kidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b19a62a62c6f43bfb96109bfd892276fWONSAN, North Korea (AP) — Summer camp in North Korea? It's got one — and it's got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts. Oh, and, of course, a big bronze statue of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il surrounded by adoring children.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsTravelLifestyleGamesGovernment and politicsRecreation and leisureNorth KoreaEast AsiaTanzaniaAsiaEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b19a62a62c6f43bfb96109bfd892276fTue, 29 Jul 2014 06:17:16 GMTTiafoe falls in ATP debuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b79a00051e1944959e826b25233ba9dcWASHINGTON (AP) — Sixteen-year-old Francis Tiafoe lost his ATP tour debut while fellow Americans Robby Ginepri and Donald Young won their opening-round matches at the Citi Open on Monday.BENJAMIN STANDIGsSportsWimbledon ChampionshipsTennisMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsEventsWomen's sportsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b79a00051e1944959e826b25233ba9dcTue, 29 Jul 2014 04:37:18 GMTAustralia plans to arrest 2 Middle East fightershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/892188634487425183f2a8faaf45543aCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian police have obtained arrest warrants for two Australians who are fighting with the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria after one posted photographs of the other posing with severed heads of Syrian soldiers.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeAustraliaSyriaMiddle EastIraqOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/892188634487425183f2a8faaf45543aTue, 29 Jul 2014 08:36:31 GMTHiker, 13, missing in California national parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7418208a93874cc4a5e8386b77e2d892KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy has gone missing while hiking at Kings Canyon National Park in Central California.aGeneral newsOutdoor recreationMissing personsRecreation and leisureLifestyleCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7418208a93874cc4a5e8386b77e2d892Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:03:29 GMTAsia stocks rise modestly ahead of US, China datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd6a1538447b4ba28babc9db00c92914SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets posted modest gains Tuesday as investors treaded cautiously ahead of U.S. and Chinese economic reports later this week.YOUKYUNG LEEhtBusinessGeneral newsEconomyData managementStock marketsFinancial marketsComputing and information technologyTechnologyProfessional servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsChinaSouth KoreaEast AsiaUnited StatesRussiaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd6a1538447b4ba28babc9db00c92914Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:47:57 GMTSuicide bomber kills Afghan president's cousinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3d6f4634a7f48bbbff8c1e813b77bb4KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a suicide bomber, his explosives hidden inside his turban, has assassinated the cousin of President Hamid Karzai.AMIR SHAHiGeneral newsPolitical assassinationsAssassinationsGovernment and politicsTerrorismWar and unrestAfghanistanKandaharCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3d6f4634a7f48bbbff8c1e813b77bb4Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:12:25 GMTStudy: 35 percent in US facing debt collectorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61729c25822f4dce92fdf72dc97f136aWASHINGTON (AP) — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.JOSH BOAKwBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeThink tanksRecessions and depressionsPersonal loansPolitical organizationsGovernment and politicsEconomyMcAllenTexasSan JoseUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61729c25822f4dce92fdf72dc97f136aTue, 29 Jul 2014 06:49:12 GMTIran leader calls for arming Gaza to fight Israelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0a772718ac74842acae0b3607a6aa37TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader says Muslims from all over the world should help arm Gaza Palestinians in their fight against Israel.iGeneral newsIslamReligionSocial affairsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleIsraelPalestinian territoriesTehranMiddle EastGaza StripIranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0a772718ac74842acae0b3607a6aa37Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:08:14 GMTAP PHOTOS: NKorea opens summer camp for kidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a158a6086e04168951b7e64cdf765caWONSAN, North Korea (AP) — Summer camp in North Korea? It's got one — and it's got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts. Oh, and, of course, a big bronze statue of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il surrounded by adoring children.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsTravelLifestyleGamesGovernment and politicsRecreation and leisureNorth KoreaEast AsiaTanzaniaAsiaEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a158a6086e04168951b7e64cdf765caTue, 29 Jul 2014 06:44:45 GMTDeath toll rises to 24 in Philippine road attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33156b2b4b1a40428ffd540890867d89MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say the death toll in a brazen road attack by Abu Sayyaf extremists on some 50 villagers traveling in the southern Philippines to celebrate the end of Ramadan with their families has climbed to 23 after a 3-year-old boy and his father died from their injuries.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33156b2b4b1a40428ffd540890867d89Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:14:24 GMTGiant ketchup bottle draws tourists in Illinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52c9de39e7e24dc4b09b1d78013e0f6bCOLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — For tourist Bruce Pasarow of Buena Park, California, leaving Illinois before seeing what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup" was not an option.aOdditiesTravelLifestyleCollinsvilleIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52c9de39e7e24dc4b09b1d78013e0f6bTue, 29 Jul 2014 07:21:01 GMTNBA, Clippers eager for Sterling out, Ballmer inhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ca18d3a1f6b47c8b576947b937d9fcbThe NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting.BRIAN MAHONEYaGeneral newsSportsSports team ownership changesSports governanceMen's basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessLegal proceedingsLaw and orderProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ca18d3a1f6b47c8b576947b937d9fcbTue, 29 Jul 2014 07:14:54 GMTAvoiding plane crashes as air traffic doubleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfe8d82a3eeb41ddae3d95d51c433675NEW YORK (AP) — More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace.SCOTT MAYEROWITZaBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleTransportation safetyAccidentsTransportationAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesSoutheast AsiaNorth AmericaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfe8d82a3eeb41ddae3d95d51c433675Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:01:38 GMTSwiss bank UBS reports 2Q net profit jumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5afe1d179de4452a6a88fd7cd7d2615GENEVA (AP) — Swiss banking giant UBS AG reported a 15 percent jump Tuesday in second-quarter net profit compared to a year ago, driven by strong results from its core wealth management and trimmed-down investment banking franchises despite a tough market environment.JOHN HEILPRINiBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsSwitzerlandGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5afe1d179de4452a6a88fd7cd7d2615Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:23:51 GMTDespite good news, benefit programs face problemshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cefe2046fd6e4a2ba4d623566604ac00WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward the brink of insolvency.STEPHEN OHLEMACHERRICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARwBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsGovernment pensions and social securityHealth care reformEconomyGovernment-funded health insuranceLegislatureSeniorsGovernment business and financeGovernment financeNational governmentsPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyGovernment programsPersonal careBeauty and fashionLifestyleGenerationsDemographicsSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cefe2046fd6e4a2ba4d623566604ac00Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:12:28 GMTKey dates in fight over Los Angeles Clippers salehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e9c53e9e5674c1e98227c8e2b3cdc38Here is a timeline of developments in the move to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.The Associated PressaGeneral newsSportsSports team ownership changesMen's basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e9c53e9e5674c1e98227c8e2b3cdc38Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:24:00 GMTWith Israel at war, US lawmakers give full supporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/271e25dcfb204d8bac0407708542b8b1WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress are falling over one another to show their support for Israel.BRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsLegislatureWar and unrestCease firesInternational relationsGeneral newsIsraelUnited StatesMiddle EastDistrict of ColumbiaIranNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/271e25dcfb204d8bac0407708542b8b1Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:13:50 GMTMiller faces sales job on $17B VA health care billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c38f96a5f6b84ee58ef1eb5077e7e084WASHINGTON (AP) — Before being elected to Congress, Rep. Jeff Miller was a real estate broker. His background in sales will come in handy as the Florida Republican tries to a sell a $17 billion deal to improve veterans health care to a GOP caucus that includes tea party members and other conservatives dead set against raising the deficit.MATTHEW DALYwHealthGovernment and politicsVeteransLegislatureState governmentsMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c38f96a5f6b84ee58ef1eb5077e7e084Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:26:52 GMTHonda's quarterly profit up on Asian sales growthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6b0d82e68624234beedb8ff9b145d3fTOKYO (AP) — Honda's quarterly profit surged nearly 20 percent on demand for remodeled cars in Japan and elsewhere in Asia. The Japanese automaker also raised its full-year profit and sales forecasts.YURI KAGEYAMAfBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6b0d82e68624234beedb8ff9b145d3fTue, 29 Jul 2014 07:45:25 GMTYour Top Plays for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e36a0a64f6024630b46d8c3db191e509Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports GuideThe Associated PresssSportsTax evasionCrimeGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e36a0a64f6024630b46d8c3db191e509Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:05:09 GMTSenate Dems seek to split GOP on export bankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf0588f36bfa4ec5a794d83fe855f61fWASHINGTON (AP) — Familiar with the Export-Import Bank? Most voters in Louisiana and Virginia probably aren't either.CHARLES BABINGTONfBusinessGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislaturePolitical partiesInternational tradeEconomyPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf0588f36bfa4ec5a794d83fe855f61fTue, 29 Jul 2014 07:51:46 GMTSenate to vote on highway money as deadline loomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/439d3a41658b48f1becacc3652a25744WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is set to take up legislation to keep federal highway money flowing to states, with just three days left before the government plans to start slowing down payments.JOAN LOWYwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLegislationDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/439d3a41658b48f1becacc3652a25744Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:24:34 GMTKhmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dbafdbced2e4452b90b67e46f434381PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The slow course of justice for the leaders of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime will inch forward again Wednesday, as a U.N.-backed tribunal holds an initial hearing against a pair of defendants in their 80s facing genocide and other charges.ABBY SEIFFiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsGenocidesRace and ethnicityCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderWar and unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsCambodiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dbafdbced2e4452b90b67e46f434381Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:14:53 GMTDeutsche Bank posts 29 percent net profit drophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e70ce9632d44eeab051d9fdd364ee1fBERLIN (AP) — Deutsche Bank AG posted a 29 percent drop in second-quarter net profit Tuesday, hit by what it described as higher taxes, declining revenue and political instability affecting the markets.KIRSTEN GRIESHABERiGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsBusinessGermanyFrankfurtWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e70ce9632d44eeab051d9fdd364ee1fTue, 29 Jul 2014 07:49:11 GMTSynagogue in Germany attackedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/296fa2458a724111835a9fcb790b369dBERLIN (AP) — Police say a synagogue in the western German city of Wuppertal was attacked with petrol bombs overnight, but nobody was injured.iGeneral newsGermanyWuppertalWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/296fa2458a724111835a9fcb790b369dTue, 29 Jul 2014 08:22:07 GMTRare storm at California beach hard to see cominghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/946419d7bf1a462a917d1b94701c2d2eLOS ANGELES (AP) — A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror.JOHN ROGERSMATT HAMILTONaGeneral newsStormsWeatherCaliforniaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/946419d7bf1a462a917d1b94701c2d2eTue, 29 Jul 2014 05:20:33 GMTRecovered from illness, Serena ready for returnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efa7049353c742f3b149263f3feb4577STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Serena Williams finally realized what happened days later, when she was allowed to get out of bed.RICK EYMERsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efa7049353c742f3b149263f3feb4577Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:12:19 GMTAppeals court allows Sept. 11 steel cross displayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e1477ddd17c4153b3cd65b461110897NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by an atheist group seeking to stop the display of a cross-shaped steel beam found among the World Trade Center's wreckage.aGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesSeptember 11 attacksNational courtsEventsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryLegal proceedingsLaw and orderTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e1477ddd17c4153b3cd65b461110897Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:16:14 GMT