FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 28 Aug 2014 22:17:45 -0700North Korea yanks cheerleaders for Asian Games, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday it won't send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea, blaming what it called Seoul's hostility for reversing a decision to dispatch the women dubbed by South Korean media as a "squad of beauties."HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral news2014 Asian GamesAsian GamesCheerleadingEventsSportsSouth KoreaSeoulNorth KoreaPyongyangEast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 03:41:24 GMTMexico operations thwart child, family migrants, Mexico (AP) — The largest crackdown by Mexican authorities on illegal migration in decades has decreased the flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route.MARK STEVENSONiGeneral newsImmigrationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsMexicoUnited StatesMcAllenLatin America and CaribbeanGuatemalaEl SalvadorNorth AmericaCentral AmericaTexas, 29 Aug 2014 04:05:12 GMTI.K. Kim leads Portland Classic, Ore. (AP) — I.K. Kim birdied the first four holes on the back nine Thursday and finished with a 7-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Portland Classic.sSportsWomen's golfGolfU.S. Open Women's Golf ChampionshipsWomen's sportsEventsPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:46:27 GMTJets' Patterson: no-show claims 'completely false' YORK (AP) — Dimitri Patterson disputes the New York Jets' version of his mysterious absence.DENNIS WASZAK Jr.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootball, 29 Aug 2014 03:25:35 GMT2 California counties ask to form separate state, Calif. (AP) — Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a 51st state called Jefferson, formally asking state lawmakers to vote on their proposal.JULIET WILLIAMSaGeneral newsState legislatureState governmentsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsLegislatureCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:43:53 GMTCollege Football Playoff era begins new era in college football is here.JOHN MARSHALLsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballHeisman TrophyEventsAuburnAlabamaOregonKentuckyWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:35:14 GMTWhat to watch at US Open: Venus eyes 4th round YORK (AP) — Venus Williams is trying to get to the fourth round at the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010 — and at any Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2011.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsEventsNew YorkUnited StatesNew York CityQueensNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:08:49 GMTJapan stocks lead Asian declines after weak data KONG (AP) — Tokyo stocks led declines in most Asian markets on Friday after Japanese economic data showed that the region's second biggest economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike.KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsCommodity marketsJapanEast AsiaHong KongUnited StatesAsiaChinaGreater ChinaNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:29:41 GMTAPNewsBreak: Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive (AP) — Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks and have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse were sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett, the younger Buffett said Thursday.MIKE HOUSEHOLDERJESSE J. HOLLANDaGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsDetroitNew YorkMontgomeryMichiganUnited StatesNorth AmericaAlabama, 29 Aug 2014 04:11:26 GMTSchafer drives in 4, Twins top Royals 11-5 in 10th CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jordan Schafer tied a career high with four RBIs, including a two-run single in the 10th inning Thursday night as the Minnesota Twins defeated the Kansas City Royals 11-5.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 04:21:50 GMTCarrasco helps Indians beat White Sox 3-2 (AP) — Carlos Carrasco pitched into the seventh inning and Michael Bourn had two triples among his three hits, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 04:02:34 GMTOrioles beat Rays 5-4 to stretch lead in AL East (AP) — J.J. Hardy singled in the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Thursday night to lengthen their lead in the AL East.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:41:55 GMTEcuador heralds 'digital currency' plans, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador is planning to create the world's first government-issued digital currency, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar, which the government cannot control.GONZALO SOLANOhtGeneral newsTechnologyGovernment and politicsFinancial servicesIndustriesBusinessEcuadorUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 04:02:27 GMTRG III, Cousins sit, Redskins beat Bucs 24-10, Fla. (AP) — Kirk Cousins didn't get a chance to add any fuel to the idea that there is an unlikely quarterback controversy brewing in Washington.FRED GOODALLsSportsProfessional footballFootballTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:49:58 GMTHigh school buddies followed similar path to jihad (AP) — The two high school buddies loved to shoot hoops and crack jokes with their friends. They both converted to Islam in early adulthood. And both were recruited by terror groups to leave the United States and die for jihadist causes.AMY FORLITIaGeneral newsTerrorismMilitant groupsWar and unrestMinnesotaUnited StatesMinneapolisNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 04:15:47 GMTTucker lifts Ravens over Saints 22-13 ORLEANS (AP) — Kicker Justin Tucker was among the few Ravens regulars who did not get the night off for the final exhibition game.BRETT MARTELsSportsProfessional footballFootballNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:27:19 GMTToday in History is Friday, August 29, the 241st day of 2014. There are 124 days left in the year.The Associated PressaAccidents and disastersCrimeViolent crimeGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 04:00:49 GMTSouthern California gets more waves as storm eases ANGELES (AP) — High surf generated by a former hurricane in the eastern Pacific rolled onto Southern California beaches again Thursday, showing signs of diminishing but still bringing warnings of possible property damage and dangerous rip currents.rjcwjsaaGeneral newsStormsWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersCaliforniaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:49:16 GMTBroncos top Cowboys 27-3 in preseason finale, Texas (AP) — Brock Osweiler is ready for a third season as Peyton Manning's backup in Denver.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:13:48 GMTPhilippine man sentenced to death in Vietnam, Vietnam (AP) — State media say a court in Hanoi has sentenced a Philippine man to death for cocaine trafficking.iGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimeSmugglingLegal proceedingsLaw and orderVietnamHanoiSoutheast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 02:22:17 GMTPackers beat Chiefs 34-14 in backup QB battle BAY, Wis. (AP) — Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien each made decisive closing statements in their competition to back up starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers.GENARO C. ARMASsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional footballAthlete healthFootballGreen BayWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:37:30 GMTCastro's slam sends McHugh, Astros over Rangers (AP) — Jason Castro hit a grand slam, Collin McHugh threw seven solid innings and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday night.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:34:50 GMTBouchard wins in 3 sets, reaches US Open 3rd round YORK (AP) — Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard reached the U.S. Open's third round for the first time by beating 80th-ranked Sorana Cirstea of Romania 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-4 Thursday night.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:53:13 GMTPanthers blank Steelers 10-0 in preseason finale (AP) — Fozzy Whittaker ran for a 2-yard touchdown, Graham Gano added a short field goal and the Carolina Panthers beat the listless Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 in the preseason finale Thursday night.WILL GRAVESsSportsProfessional footballFootballPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:35:29 GMTDominican, 34, beats kid half his age at US Open YORK (AP) — Victor Estrella Burgos is 34, and Borna Coric is 17, making for the largest gap between male opponents in U.S. Open history — and the ol' guy won.ERIC NUNEZsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisEventsMen's sportsDominican RepublicNew YorkUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 04:26:57 GMTKenny Football: Hill surpasses Manziel's mark, S.C. (AP) — Kenny Hill looked more than ready to replace Johnny Manziel on the field. He is still getting used to the attention that goes along with the job.PETE IACOBELLIsSportsCollege sportsFootballCollege footballSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 29 Aug 2014 02:48:15 GMTNFL preseason capsules PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night in which Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs.The Associated PresssSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballNew YorkTampaTexasPhiladelphiaMissouriClevelandCincinnatiBuffaloFloridaPittsburghGreen BayHoustonTaylorChicagoSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaOhioWisconsinIllinois, 29 Aug 2014 04:25:05 GMTCrested Butte OKs Bud Light 'Whatever' promotion (AP) — Leaders in the historic Colorado mining town of Crested Butte have unanimously approved a plan to turn it into the fictional "Whatever" town for a Bud Light ad campaign.aBusinessGeneral newsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:36:09 GMTFEMA denies Hawaii's post-storm disaster request (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday denied Hawaii's request for a major disaster declaration after Tropical Storm Iselle.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsHurricane Iselle 2014Property damageStormsEmergency managementEventsWeatherGovernment and politicsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersHurricanesHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 04:02:46 GMTOsweiler, Broncos top Cowboys 27-3 in preseason, Texas (AP) — Brock Osweiler won't play a meaningful snap for the Denver Broncos until Peyton Manning gets hurt or retires.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 04:49:00 GMTMilitary pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash, Va. (AP) — The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday, bringing to a sad end an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.ALAN SUDERMANaGeneral newsAccidentsArmed forcesAccidents and disastersTransportationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsVirginiaMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:57:48 GMTQuake rattles southern Greece, capital city, Greece (AP) — An earthquake has rattled southern Greece and was widely felt in the capital, Athens. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury and no tsunami warnings.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEurope, 29 Aug 2014 04:30:14 GMTUN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000 (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. health agency unveiled a new road map for containing the virus, and scientists are fast-tracking efforts to find a treatment or vaccine.JOHN HEILPRINKRISTA LARSONiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksImmunizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessWest AfricaNigeriaGuineaSierra LeoneAfricaLiberia, 29 Aug 2014 03:07:23 GMTClay has 2 return TDs as Utah beats Idaho St 56-14 LAKE CITY (AP) — Kaelin Clay had two returns for touchdowns and Devontae Booker rushed for two more scores to boost Utah past Idaho State 56-14 on Thursday evening.MATTHEW COLESaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballUtahIdahoUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:41:50 GMTUS OPEN SCENE: Shirt is not a hometown advantage YORK (AP) — Simone Bolelli says branding was at play when the Italian wore a shirt with the Stars and Stripes on the sleeve for his second-round match Thursday against Tommy Robredo.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisWomen's tennisWomen's sportsEventsSports transactionsSports businessMen's sportsUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:09:05 GMTRescuers seek survivors of China landslide (AP) — Hundreds of rescuers hunted Friday for survivors of a massive landslide in southwestern China that killed at least 14 people.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 03:29:52 GMTFiji says 43 soldiers captured in Golan Heights, Fiji (AP) — Fiji's military confirmed Friday that 43 of its soldiers, working as U.N. peacekeepers, have been captured by a militant group on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.iGeneral newsFijiSuvaOceaniaMiddle East, 29 Aug 2014 03:16:39 GMTBridgewater starts as Vikings beat Titans 19-3, Tenn. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater threw a touchdown in his first NFL start, Joe Banyard ran for 111 yards and the Minnesota Vikings wrapped up a perfect preseason beating the Tennessee Titans 19-3 on Thursday night.TERESA M. WALKERsSportsProfessional footballFootball, 29 Aug 2014 02:48:51 GMTHIV case spurs call for porn production moratorium ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for an industrywide production moratorium after a performer tested positive for HIV.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsHealthMoviesEntertainmentAdult entertainmentSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditions, 29 Aug 2014 02:29:46 GMTActor arrested with Jackie Chan's son released (AP) — A Taiwanese actor arrested along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan on drug charges has been released after two weeks in detention.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityDrug-related crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderHong KongChinaEast AsiaBeijingGreater ChinaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 04:33:48 GMTUkraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict.DALTON BENNETTJIM HEINTZRAF CASERTiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsDiplomacyWar and unrestBorder securityInternational relationsMilitary and defenseUkraineCrimeaRussiaMoscowRostov-on-DonKievDonetskUnited StatesEuropeEastern EuropeNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:08:57 GMTBorland returns pick for TD, 49ers beat Texans (AP) — Chris Borland made one final case to get into the mix of 49ers linebackers needed to replace injured NaVorro Bowman.CHRIS DUNCANsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:24:43 GMTNo. 18 Ole Miss pulls away from Boise State 35-13 (AP) — For much of the night, it was tough to watch. Mississippi hardly looked like the 18th-ranked team in the country. Boise State in no way resembled the program that used to beat the big boys with such regularity.PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballMississippiAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 04:34:12 GMTJapan economy stalls as incomes, spending languish (AP) — Japan's vital signs remained weak in July as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyConsumer spendingJapanEast AsiaAsia, 29 Aug 2014 02:59:34 GMTWilliams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win YORK (AP) — Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's sportsMen's tennisWomen's sportsTennisEventsWimbledon ChampionshipsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 04:05:13 GMTMiley Cyrus' date turns self in, posts bail, Ore. (AP) — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail, an Oregon official said Thursday night.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCrimeCelebrityLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 04:38:05 GMTNovak's 4 field goals lift Bolts over Cards, 12-9 DIEGO (AP) — Nick Novak kicked four field goals and the San Diego Chargers beat the Arizona Cardinals 12-9 on Thursday night, 11 days before the teams meet again in the season opener.BERNIE WILSONsSportsProfessional footballFootballSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 05:06:51 GMTGiants cap undefeated preseason with win over Pats RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — No one wanted overtime in the preseason finale.TOM CANAVANsSportsProfessional footballFootballNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 02:49:49 GMTNorvell throws W Illinois past Valparaiso, 45-6, Ill. (AP) — Trenton Norvell fired four touchdown passes and J.C. Baker ran for 137 yards and scored twice to lead Western Illinois to a 45-6 win over Valparaiso in the season opener for both schools Thursday night.aGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballMacombIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 29 Aug 2014 03:25:16 GMTHoyer, Manziel lead Browns over Bears 33-13 (AP) — Brian Hoyer drove Cleveland's starting offense to a rare preseason touchdown before turning things over to rookie Johnny Manziel in the Browns' 33-13 exhibition win over the Chicago Bears on Thursday night.TOM WITHERSsSportsSports transactionsProfessional footballSports businessFootballIllinoisClevelandChicagoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhio, 29 Aug 2014 03:18:23 GMT