FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Oct 2014 04:11:14 -0700Statement from Ted Bishop on his ouster from Ted Bishop, who was removed as president of the PGA of America on Friday for sexist comments on social media directed at Ian Poulter:The Associated PresssSportsWomen's golfSocial mediaWomen's sportsGolfMen's golfImpeachmentsOnline mediaMediaMen's sportsPolitical issuesGovernment and politics, 25 Oct 2014 08:05:25 GMTDebate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate race, Ga. (AP) — Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia has made her willingness to work with Republicans a central theme as she campaigns across the state for a key seat in the fight for control of the Senate.CHRISTINA A. CASSIDYpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureLegislatureState governmentsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 05:37:09 GMTAustralia's Murdaca leads Asia-Pacific by 9 shots, Australia (AP) — Antonio Murdaca shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to open a commanding 8-shot lead heading into the final round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship.sSportsGolfAustraliaEast AsiaOceaniaAsia, 25 Oct 2014 04:54:51 GMTPoll: Islamic State threat seen as important (AP) — Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Most want to see America's partners step up their contribution to the fight,DEB RIECHMANNEMILY SWANSONwGovernment and politicsTroop deploymentsPublic opinionMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerrorismBomb threatsInformation technologyGeneral newsSocial affairsIndustriesBusinessUnited StatesSyriaMiddle EastNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 08:49:36 GMTLe Minh Thai, Vietnam war photographer, dies in US DIEGO (AP) — Le Minh Thai, a photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and Time Life, has died. He was 93.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsVietnam WarObituariesArt photographyWar and unrestNationalismEventsVisual artsArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsVietnamChinaSoutheast AsiaSan DiegoUnited StatesCaliforniaAsiaGreater ChinaEast AsiaNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 06:46:51 GMTMariota throws 5 TD pass, No. 6 Oregon beats Cal CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Mariota made a rare mistake and threw an interception — his first since the Oregon State game last season — on a pass that was deflected twice.MICHAEL WAGAMANsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballProfessional footballCaliforniaOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 07:17:31 GMTMcCallum lifts Kings past Lakers, 93-92 VEGAS (AP) — Ray McCallum's putback at the buzzer gave the Sacramento Kings a 93-92 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams.ADAM SOBOLESKIsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsLas VegasLos AngelesSacramentoNevadaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 25 Oct 2014 05:45:20 GMTEgypt leader: Foreign hands behind Sinai attack (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says a deadly assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation."iGeneral newsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 Oct 2014 11:08:58 GMTLillard leads Trail Blazers past Clippers 99-89 ANGELES (AP) — The preseason is concluded. Is your team ready for the regular season?Associated PresssSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 06:22:04 GMTGOP candidates straddle the climate change issue (AP) — Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then shifting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.DAVID ESPOwHealthGovernment and politicsScienceElectionsCoastlines and beachesClimateAtmospheric scienceEnvironmental concernsMid-term electionsPolitical issuesOceansLegislaturePolitical partiesEconomyEnvironment and natureEnvironmentCampaignsEarth scienceAir qualityPolitical organizationsBusinessUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 08:44:03 GMTWoman quarantined in NJ shows no signs of Ebola, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary test.aGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsNew JerseyNewarkWest AfricaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAfrica, 25 Oct 2014 11:05:02 GMTNumber of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday.ROBIN McDOWELLiGeneral newsIslamViolent crimeCrimeReligionSocial affairsMyanmarBangladeshThailandSoutheast AsiaSouth AsiaAsia, 25 Oct 2014 10:51:31 GMTDemocrats try to regain lost votes outside cities, Ga. (AP) — In an arena usually reserved for rodeos and livestock shows, Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn told a boisterous crowd she was "glad to be home."BILL BARROWpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureMunicipal governmentsCampaignsLegislatureState electionsSuburbsPolitical partiesState governmentsLocal governmentsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesGeorgiaArkansasAtlantaNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 07:31:17 GMTThomas, Dragic lead Suns over Jazz 105-100 LAKE CITY (AP) — Running isn't just an offensive cornerstone for the Phoenix Suns. It is also a matter of survival.Associated PresssSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 05:55:19 GMTFinnegan passes big test, helps Royals win Game 3 FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Finnegan passed his biggest test yet.BEN WALKERsSportsBaseballCollege baseballCollege World SeriesProfessional baseballMen's sportsCollege sportsEventsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 04:51:53 GMTTunisians skeptical on eve of historic election, Tunisia (AP) — In a raucous cafe in a Tunis slum, men talked in loud voices and paid little attention to the politicians debating on the television mounted on the wall. Qais Jebali swiftly made espressos behind the bar and explained why no one in the gritty neighborhood of Tadamon cared about the upcoming elections.PAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsRebellions and uprisingsGovernment and politicsForeign aidEconomyElectionsWar and unrestInternational relationsBusinessTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 Oct 2014 08:34:07 GMTExpert: 8,000 more Rohingya flee Myanmar, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in the last two weeks, according to residents and a leading expert.ROBIN MCDOWELLiGeneral newsIslamViolent crimeCrimeReligionSocial affairsMyanmarBangladeshSoutheast AsiaThailandSouth AsiaAsia, 25 Oct 2014 06:17:46 GMTObama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola.wHealthGovernment and politicsScience policyInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment policyUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 10:25:14 GMTQuotations in the News"He was not a violent person. His family is known all around town. He was very well known. That's what makes it so bizarre." — Shaylee Bass, a classmate of Jaylen Fryberg, who walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria and opened fire, shooting one person dead and injuring four others before turning the gun on himself.The Associated PressaGeneral news, 25 Oct 2014 07:02:19 GMTTunisians gear up for pivotal elections, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians vote Sunday to elect a permanent parliament and complete a democratic transition that began when they overthrew their long-ruling dictator in 2011.BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 Oct 2014 08:23:37 GMT16 killed in northwest China coal mine collapse (AP) — A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, an official said Saturday, highlighting the persistence of safety problems in the industry despite a leveling off of demand.CHRISTOPHER BODEENiBusinessGeneral newsAccidents and disastersAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesMaterials industryChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 25 Oct 2014 08:43:24 GMTParseghian turned around moribund Notre Dame BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame's glory days seemed like a distant memory 50 years ago when Ara Parseghian took over as coach.TOM COYNEsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballSouth BendIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 08:02:28 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news shows (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 25 Oct 2014 07:41:27 GMTRoyals edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead FRANCISCO (AP) — All season long and deep into October, the Kansas City Royals have relied on their winning formula of fundamental baseball: sparkling defense, a dominant bullpen and just enough timely hitting.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsMLB World SeriesMLB PlayoffsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsSan FranciscoKansas CityCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaMissouri, 25 Oct 2014 05:47:49 GMTVargas to take on Vogelsong in Game 4 of Series FRANCISCO (AP) — Even though Jason Vargas will be making his World Series debut for Kansas City in Game 4, the Fall Classic atmosphere in San Francisco will not be foreign to him.JOSH DUBOWsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballEventsProfessional baseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 08:01:42 GMTTimeline for New York doctor who has Ebola YORK (AP) — A look at the recent activities of Dr. Craig Spencer, a New York City physician who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and this week became the fourth person to test positive for the virus in the United States:aGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsNew YorkNew York CityManhattanGuineaUnited StatesNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfrica, 25 Oct 2014 05:12:11 GMTFinnegan passes test, Royals stop Giants in Game 3 FRANCISCO (AP) — Summoned in a tough spot, Royals rookie Brandon Finnegan trotted in from the bullpen, threw his warmup pitches and then did something curious.BEN WALKERaGeneral newsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsGuthrieSan FranciscoOklahomaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 25 Oct 2014 11:04:09 GMTSuspect in 2 deputy deaths captured after manhunt, Calif. (AP) — A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, killing two of them and wounding a civilian, then eluding hundreds of searchers before being hunted down and forced to surrender, authorities said.DON THOMPSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCaliforniaSacramentoAuburnUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 07:55:10 GMTBishop ousted as PGA of America president SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Ted Bishop was never afraid to take a risk or share his strong opinions on any subject during his 23 months as president of the PGA of America. Ultimately, that wound up costing him his job.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfSocial mediaGolfWomen's golfRyder CupWomen's sportsSports governanceMen's sportsPGA ChampionshipsOnline mediaMediaEventsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 08:03:29 GMTDucks win 7th straight, 4-1 over Blue Jackets, Calif. (AP) — Red-hot Corey Perry got another goal, John Gibson got another chance in net, and the Anaheim Mighty Ducks kept their winning streak alive with one of their most solid defensive efforts of the young season.JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyCaliforniaOhioSan JoseBuffaloUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 25 Oct 2014 06:01:28 GMTSuspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies, Calif. (AP) — A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern California counties before the 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody.DON THOMPSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesLaw and orderGovernment and politicsCaliforniaSacramentoAuburnUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 07:01:40 GMTWashington school gunman was homecoming prince, Wash. (AP) — Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school's homecoming court just one week ago.MARTHA BELLISLENIGEL DUARAaGeneral newsHigh school footballHigh school sportsFootballNative AmericansViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationSportsWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 07:53:20 GMTBack in the Bay Area, Guthrie gets Series win FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeremy Guthrie walked onto the field in the middle of the first inning, got behind the mound and saw what he described as a "sea of orange."RONALD BLUMsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 05:10:35 GMTWHO: Number of Ebola cases passes 10,000, Senegal (AP) — The number of people believed sickened by Ebola has passed 10,000, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.SARAH DiLORENZOiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthWest AfricaSenegalAfricaGuineaLiberia, 25 Oct 2014 10:29:54 GMTWorld Health Organization: Number of people believed to have Ebola has risen above 10,000, Senegal (AP) — World Health Organization: Number of people believed to have Ebola has risen above 10,000.iGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSenegalWest AfricaAfrica, 25 Oct 2014 10:02:25 GMTDallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.JESSICA GRESKOaGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDallasTexasFort WorthDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesMarylandNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 06:39:47 GMTThompson scores 35 points, Warriors beat Nuggets, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 35 points on 13-of 26 shooting in nearly 36 minutes to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Denver Nuggets 119-112 on Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams.RICHARD J. MARCUSsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 06:34:35 GMTWomen on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS, Turkey (AP) — Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. Now, the Kurdish Syrian woman has traded the classroom for the front lines in the battle for Kobani, a town besieged by fighters from the Islamic State extremist group.ELENA BECATOROSBASSEM MROUEiGeneral newsGender issuesMilitant groupsWar and unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastIraqWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Oct 2014 08:32:11 GMTEbola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder YORK (AP) — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him.JAKE PEARSONDAVID B. CARUSOCOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsHealthPublic healthState governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment and politicsNew YorkNew York CityBurundiCentral AfricaGuineaUnited StatesNorth AmericaEast AfricaAfricaWest Africa, 25 Oct 2014 05:09:48 GMTIran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist, Iran (AP) — Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.ALI AKBAR DAREINIiGeneral newsViolent crimeDeath penalty controversyCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsCriminal punishmentIranMiddle East, 25 Oct 2014 10:56:16 GMTNumber of Islamic extremists growing in Germany (AP) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says the number of Islamic extremists in the country is growing rapidly.iGeneral newsFundamentalismReligionSocial affairsGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Oct 2014 10:20:13 GMTWilliams beats Wozniacki to reach champs final (AP) — Serena Williams advanced to the final of the WTA Finals after beating Caroline Wozniacki in a third-set tiebreaker on Saturday, winning 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) to remain on course for a third-straight title in the season-ending championships.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sports, 25 Oct 2014 10:42:56 GMTOlesen leads Perth International 3rd round lead, Australia (AP) — Thorbjorn Olesen's bunker shots and putting helped him grind out a 5-under 67 Saturday to lead the Perth International golf tournament by three strokes after the third round.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsAustraliaOceania, 25 Oct 2014 07:41:35 GMTWTA plans World Cup teams event (AP) — The WTA is considering setting up its own World Cup team event, separate from the existing Fed Cup organized by the ITF.sSportsFed CupMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsEventsMen's sportsSingaporeSoutheast AsiaAsia, 25 Oct 2014 06:46:48 GMTKorda, Pace share lead in Blue Bay LPGA ISLAND, China (AP) — American Jessica Korda rebounded from an opening double bogey for a share of the second-round lead Saturday in the Blue Bay LPGA.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsChinaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 25 Oct 2014 10:27:54 GMTAdWatch: Democrats make much of NC toll project, N.C. (AP) — TITLES: "Map." ''Toll."GARY D. ROBERTSONpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsPolitical fundraisingState legislatureTrafficLegislatureLegislationPolitical partiesState governmentsTransportationGeneral newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsCampaignsPolitical organizationsCharlotteUnited StatesNorth CarolinaNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 08:30:04 GMTEurope's bank test aims to strengthen economy, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank on Sunday will reveal the results of a yearlong search through the books of Europe's 130 biggest banks, a key part of the region's effort to recover from its debt and economic crisis.DAVID McHUGHiBusinessGeneral newsFinancial crisisEconomyFinancial servicesIndustriesFinancial marketsEuropeGermanyWestern Europe, 25 Oct 2014 07:02:26 GMTRoberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas, Kan. (AP) — One would hardly know from Republican Sen. Pat Roberts' campaign speech that he is revered as a champion of Kansas' all-important farm economy.THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsMunicipal governmentsAgricultureLegislatureIndustriesBusinessIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsLocal governmentsLegislationKansasUnited StatesDodge CityKansas CityNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 07:50:42 GMTEbola: More calls for travel bans or quarantines (AP) — The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order.CONNIE CASSwHealthGovernment and politicsDisease outbreaksEpidemicsState governmentsTravel laws and regulationsMunicipal governmentsDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesGeneral newsPublic healthGovernment regulationsLocal governmentsWest AfricaUnited StatesGuineaMaliAfricaNew YorkNew York CityDallasNorth AmericaTexas, 25 Oct 2014 10:57:10 GMTChamber of Commerce staying away from Georgia race (AP) — The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of the Senate with one glaring omission — the tight Georgia Senate race.DONNA CASSATApGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsMid-term electionsLegislatureGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 08:53:51 GMT