FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:50:30 -0700Halep routs Serena Williams at WTA Finalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f661e82090f14a00a713f7eb7cf5da19SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday in one of the most one-sided losses of the 18-time Grand Slam champion's career.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f661e82090f14a00a713f7eb7cf5da19Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:15:03 GMTAustralian finishes marathon swim in Bahamashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c8db2af12b340a3b27eea210f7fc902NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel has successfully completed a 78-mile (126-kilometer) swim between two islands in the Bahamas.iGeneral newsSportsBahamasNassauCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c8db2af12b340a3b27eea210f7fc902Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:59:57 GMTToys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dollshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15152e39ab4b4e0181a5d99bdee7cfeaNEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.ANNE D'INNOCENZIOeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentToysRecreation and leisureLifestyleHobbieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15152e39ab4b4e0181a5d99bdee7cfeaWed, 22 Oct 2014 11:42:08 GMTFedEx predicts increase in holiday deliverieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21c4aedfb27a4fea8e6202a75f14d99aMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx expects another record for holiday-season deliveries.aBusinessGeneral newsHiring and recruitmentPersonnelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/21c4aedfb27a4fea8e6202a75f14d99aWed, 22 Oct 2014 13:26:12 GMTSocial Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66bc8fc79dd647b2b4ff90336d6738d3WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday.STEPHEN OHLEMACHERwBusinessPersonal financeGovernment and politicsPricesGovernment pensions and social securityEconomyGovernment business and financehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66bc8fc79dd647b2b4ff90336d6738d3Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:22:11 GMTSnowplow driver says he didn't see Total CEO's jethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d01a0208766d4dcc99dee159307aa512MOSCOW (AP) — The driver of the snowplow that apparently caused the plane carrying the Total CEO to crash at a Moscow airport says he neither saw nor heard the private jet as it sped toward him down the runway in the dark.LYNN BERRYiBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d01a0208766d4dcc99dee159307aa512Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:46:03 GMTJ&J to spend up to $200M on Ebola vaccine programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d33addc975043409ba89f4a5b691b88NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson will start safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus.aBusinessHealthScienceImmunizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesPublic healthNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d33addc975043409ba89f4a5b691b88Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:42:00 GMTPistorius spends first night in single jail cellhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dd8ed47035f47f6a30ca134a6d19b09JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent his first night in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official.LYNSEY CHUTELiGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5dd8ed47035f47f6a30ca134a6d19b09Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:55:02 GMTMacedonia police: Man robs graves for gold teethhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a10cbdf342564b8daeec5cf346c820b1SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia may have found its ultimate gold digger.iOdditiesMacedoniaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a10cbdf342564b8daeec5cf346c820b1Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:35:23 GMTFamily of slain teacher marks 1 year since deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c867257465541499dd3c817075a6f05ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — The family of a slain Massachusetts school teacher has issued a statement one year after her death saying "each day is more difficult than the last."aGeneral newsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c867257465541499dd3c817075a6f05Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:06:35 GMTUS journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdf4d0f7445c48e68a7cd4b0b4c9b769WASHINGTON (AP) — A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama's new Ebola "czar" got to work trying to pull together a coherent national response to the deadly disease.CONNIE CASSALICIA A. CALDWELLwHealthGovernment and politicsAir travelTravel laws and regulationsNational securityJournalistsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTravelLifestyleGovernment regulationsMilitary and defenseNews mediaMediaUnited StatesAfricaWest AfricaSierra LeoneGuineaNew York CityTexasNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdf4d0f7445c48e68a7cd4b0b4c9b769Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:27:29 GMTTropical depression headed for Campeche in Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55e764e17d9d4d7e84d5264330fe8cd2MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression is headed toward the Mexican state of Campeche and is likely to strengthen to a tropical storm.aGeneral newsStormsWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55e764e17d9d4d7e84d5264330fe8cd2Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:58:56 GMTCinderella musical on tour stars a new momhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a72b05b112b24f2d9df35e2cefb9bf8dNEW YORK (AP) — The actress playing Cinderella on tour has something much more precious than a pair of sparkly slippers waiting backstage. She's got a bouncing baby boy.MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentPerforming artshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a72b05b112b24f2d9df35e2cefb9bf8dWed, 22 Oct 2014 12:37:23 GMTCzechs to compensate sterilized Gypsy womenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68548286f1bc4bcc87141ef9ca33f03bPRAGUE (AP) — The Czech government is working on a plan to compensate Roma women sterilized against their will.iGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsCzech RepublicEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68548286f1bc4bcc87141ef9ca33f03bWed, 22 Oct 2014 12:27:03 GMTGovernment says Social Security payments to increase by 1.7 percent in Januaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61d5de25fc4b419fbe93551e4e6f753cWASHINGTON (AP) — Government says Social Security payments to increase by 1.7 percent in January.wBusinessGeneral newsGovernment pensions and social securityGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61d5de25fc4b419fbe93551e4e6f753cWed, 22 Oct 2014 12:30:24 GMTMassachusetts fire victims identified as brothershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1af5c194ef04499b6638112df80aa85LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Police and relatives have identified the two young boys killed in a four-alarm fire at a Massachusetts apartment buildingaGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersMassachusettsLawrenceUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1af5c194ef04499b6638112df80aa85Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:21:37 GMTSchools reopen as ambush suspect manhunt continueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35f8486f4cca4fe08092a75229ea1d73SWIFTWATER, Pa. (AP) — Schools in a northeastern Pennsylvania district have reopened after authorities did a precautionary search to make sure they weren't harboring the suspect in last month's deadly ambush of a state police barracks.aGeneral newsEducationSocial affairsViolent crimeCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35f8486f4cca4fe08092a75229ea1d73Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:38:22 GMTNigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girlshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5921dcd5dffe41ec9d528331bddadb41MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Days after Nigeria's military raised hopes by announcing Islamic extremists have agreed to a cease-fire, Boko Haram is still fighting and there is no word about 219 schoolgirls held hostage for six months.iGeneral newsKidnappingWar and unrestCrimeNigeriaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5921dcd5dffe41ec9d528331bddadb41Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:07:22 GMTUS consumer prices rose tiny 0.1 percent in September as gas prices dropped for third monthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e5ef622dcc64996a95b659a01eaff77WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices rose tiny 0.1 percent in September as gas prices dropped for third month.wBusinessGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e5ef622dcc64996a95b659a01eaff77Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:30:48 GMTImage of Asia: Honoring police dogs during Tiharhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/435c24b69e7847d0aca6097da75b2976In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, a Nepalese police officer showers vermillion powder and flower petals on a police dog during Tihar festival celebrations at a police kennel division in Katmandu, Nepal. Dogs are worshipped during the Tihar festival to acknowledge their role in providing security. Tihar is one of Nepal's most important Hindu festivals.The Associated PressaGeneral newsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/435c24b69e7847d0aca6097da75b2976Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:37:27 GMT3rd spacewalk in 3 weeks at space stationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15876f204fa241ad805fd67214f92ee8CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the third week in a row, astronauts are spacewalking up at the International Space Station. This time, it's on the Russian side of the house.MARCIA DUNNaGeneral newsScienceSpace explorationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15876f204fa241ad805fd67214f92ee8Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:33:37 GMTStudents hand over video, photos of pumpkin chaoshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/330b014ae53c456dad64df11645b9650KEENE, N.H. (AP) — The president of Keene State College says students are turning over video and photos of the mayhem that broke out during a family-friendly pumpkin festival over the weekend.aGeneral newsKeeneNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/330b014ae53c456dad64df11645b9650Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:23:26 GMTJohnson & Johnson plans Ebola vaccine testinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3906cc53cd6a4dd99fdf601b8134e0b3NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson will begin safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus.aBusinessGeneral newsHealthScienceDisease outbreaksImmunizationsProducts and servicesCorporate newsMedical researchInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesPublic healthAfricaNew JerseyWest AfricaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3906cc53cd6a4dd99fdf601b8134e0b3Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:30:38 GMTRomanian ex-prison chief fails to show for trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/147754c0a19e4078963405ee524cc8c5BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A former Romanian prison commander charged with torturing and causing the deaths of 12 political prisoners in the 1950s and 1960s failed to show up for his trial Wednesday, saying he is sick.ALISON MUTLERiGeneral newsActs of torturePolitical imprisonmentCrimeGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesCorrectional systemsLaw and orderRomaniaBucharestEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/147754c0a19e4078963405ee524cc8c5Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:40:05 GMTMissile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troopshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0882b05dc94d41fd8db3614b7624e67dJERUSALEM (AP) — Attackers from the Egyptian side of the border fired an anti-tank missile and gunshots at an Israeli military vehicle on Wednesday, wounding two soldiers in a rare cross-border incident, the military said.iGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsEgyptIsraelMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0882b05dc94d41fd8db3614b7624e67dWed, 22 Oct 2014 13:03:03 GMTUS consumer prices rose 0.1 percent in Septemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/213bd1f8968d48fda6a3034c0a2d3033WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices edged up slightly in September, with the overall increase held back by a third straight monthly decline in gasoline prices. The tiny gain was the latest evidence that inflation remains benign.MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomic outlookEconomyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/213bd1f8968d48fda6a3034c0a2d3033Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:08:57 GMTColorado girls make possible bid to join militantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/546644ea964841b5b7b7bdfcb481ac1aDENVER (AP) — Three teenage girls from suburban Denver flew to Europe in a possible bid to join Islamic State militants in Syria, and now authorities are looking at their friends to see if any have similar intentions.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsMissing personsCrimeColoradoDenverSyriaGermanyUnited StatesFrankfurtTurkeyMiddle EastNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/546644ea964841b5b7b7bdfcb481ac1aWed, 22 Oct 2014 13:41:59 GMTBobcat that escaped from New Jersey home capturedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa2aabd3f2e54422af51ee70bcbfda2dSTAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat has been recaptured after its latest escape from its owner's southern New Jersey home.aOdditiesAnimalsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa2aabd3f2e54422af51ee70bcbfda2dWed, 22 Oct 2014 13:48:26 GMTSweden scales back submarine hunthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dd423e4cbaf4f1f8c5c64660a3ec753STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's military has withdrawn some of the ships taking part in a submarine hunt in the Stockholm archipelago.iGeneral newsSwedenStockholmWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dd423e4cbaf4f1f8c5c64660a3ec753Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:23:03 GMTWednesday's Time Schedulehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f0082f15ce1413ebbb4bc08d56a362cSan Francisco at Kansas City, 8:07 p.m.The Associated PresssProfessional hockeyHockeySportsMen's hockeyMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f0082f15ce1413ebbb4bc08d56a362cWed, 22 Oct 2014 13:24:55 GMTNorth Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2b50c327a604137b08c0f354acad64aWRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children.ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSaGeneral newsInternational relationsCrimeGovernment and politicsNorth KoreaUnited StatesOhioPyongyangDaytonEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2b50c327a604137b08c0f354acad64aWed, 22 Oct 2014 13:26:42 GMTBen Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76f905dfae7b4ab096c09603cc790d92WASHINGTON (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.NANCY BENACwGovernment and politicsNewspapersObituariesFreedom of the pressJournalismNews mediaPolitical scandalsMediaHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76f905dfae7b4ab096c09603cc790d92Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:11:19 GMTStocks gain on Europe stimulus talk, China datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6892dc36b31e4149a4b7cc2540bcdd5eHopes for fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and China's steady growth bolstered global stocks Wednesday after the S&P 500 had its best day of the year.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsRecessions and depressionsFinancial marketsStock marketsPricesLeading economic indicatorsChinaEuropeGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6892dc36b31e4149a4b7cc2540bcdd5eWed, 22 Oct 2014 12:49:08 GMTKuwait sentences 13 over controversial speechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c3df0ac6b824a7d8cad45ffb9e42f35KUWAIT CITY (AP) — A Kuwaiti defense lawyer says a court in the Gulf nation has convicted and sentenced 13 people to two years in prison each for reading aloud a speech by a leading opposition figure challenging the country's ruler.iGeneral newsCrimePolitical scandalsPolitical imprisonmentPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderKuwaitKuwait CityMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c3df0ac6b824a7d8cad45ffb9e42f35Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:00:19 GMTEd loosens eligibility for parent loan programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df815fe6170b4bd8a9d510e7fee15f9bWASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department has loosened credit requirements for a federal student loan program used by parents and graduate students.wGeneral newsPersonal financeGovernment and politicsBusinessEducation costsGovernment programsEducationPersonal loansStudent financesSocial affairsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df815fe6170b4bd8a9d510e7fee15f9bWed, 22 Oct 2014 13:46:12 GMTAnalysis: Fowle was North Korea's easiest US casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/537d441ddd634a409f0693bf9d790be5PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Why did North Korea free Jeffrey Fowle, and only him, when two other Americans remain in prison there? Probably because Pyongyang considered him the most minor of the three offenders, and may believe that releasing him could improve abysmal U.S. relations and even temper growing international criticism of its human-rights record.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsInternational relationsEspionageHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsCrimeDiplomacySocial issuesSocial affairsLeisure travelTravelLifestyleNorth KoreaPyongyangUnited StatesEast AsiaDistrict of ColumbiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/537d441ddd634a409f0693bf9d790be5Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:39:12 GMTSyria claims it destroyed jets seized by IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a30abf74a354a41b49b242fce531cc6DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian air force has destroyed two of three jets seized and reportedly test flown over Aleppo by the Islamic State group last week, according to the country's information minister.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsMilitary facilitiesWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a30abf74a354a41b49b242fce531cc6Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:36:42 GMTUK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b82cd90425a471e823e96c883a21724LONDON (AP) — He might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card.JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsFraud and false statementsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b82cd90425a471e823e96c883a21724Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:23:03 GMTSite work starts for new Sandy Hook Schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49fb9ec06d134a7c886a4b30d026990fNEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Site work has begun for construction of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School replacing the building in Connecticut where 20 children and six staff members were fatally shot nearly two years ago.aGeneral newsSandy Hook Elementary School shootingEventsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49fb9ec06d134a7c886a4b30d026990fWed, 22 Oct 2014 12:07:28 GMTGovernment ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/777cc5a149a34f9c89dc52d764844533DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.htBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsAutomotive technologyIndustrial technologyTechnologyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/777cc5a149a34f9c89dc52d764844533Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:42:38 GMTTotal acts swiftly to replace CEO killed in crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3e36b45f83242fc9a952830d8e44a3dPARIS (AP) — French oil giant Total SA has named Patrick Pouyanne as chief executive to replace Christophe de Margerie, who was killed earlier this week in a plane crash in Moscow.iBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelAccidents and disastersTransportationFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3e36b45f83242fc9a952830d8e44a3dWed, 22 Oct 2014 12:40:07 GMTEx-Luxembourg leader Juncker gets OK as EU chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c80a36857fa4ba6a03ec29ba9a4e065BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union legislature has approved the appointment of former Luxembourg leader Jean-Claude Juncker as the new EU Commission president molding policies of the 28-nation bloc for the next five years.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEuropeLuxembourgWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c80a36857fa4ba6a03ec29ba9a4e065Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:55:03 GMTTransit agency weighs court bout vs. mobster's kinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76eec1eca5b04fdb84574c857266e8b2NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit is considering whether to continue to fighting a mobster's family over a land deal.aGeneral newsMass transit systemsTransportationNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76eec1eca5b04fdb84574c857266e8b2Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:30:05 GMTPolish priest charged with abusing minorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0be74684184445488a2c909ea08ddda8WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Prosecutors say a Polish parish priest has been formally charged in his native country with sexually molesting minors in both the Dominican Republic and Poland.iGeneral newsCrimeCrimes against childrenViolent crimeReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesPolandDominican RepublicWarsawEastern EuropeEuropeCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0be74684184445488a2c909ea08ddda8Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:18:03 GMTUS stocks open mixed; Yahoo among early gainershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09db4015534d435fa756b18b8a6d62e5NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening mixed as investors look over earnings reports from U.S. companies.aBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsStock marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09db4015534d435fa756b18b8a6d62e5Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:41:42 GMTPassenger jets push Boeing's profit up 18 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dccacb65fe1449179504314fae412483NEW YORK (AP) — Robust demand for commercial jets and an increased pace of production helped Boeing earn $1.36 billion in the third quarter, up 18 percent from the same period last year.SCOTT MAYEROWITZfBusinessCustomer statisticsFinancial performanceCorporate newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dccacb65fe1449179504314fae412483Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:48:36 GMTDec. 15 trial set for 2 in Amish girls kidnappinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aafea6a68cb34e19adaab593026259d2SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A December trial date has been set for the couple charged with kidnapping two Amish girls from a roadside produce stand last summer in northern New York.aGeneral newsKidnappingMissing personsCrimes against childrenCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesSyracuseNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aafea6a68cb34e19adaab593026259d2Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:16:28 GMTSporting director to leave McLaren F1 teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7403db515c194dcc9d8849934685cb39LONDON (AP) — Sporting director Sam Michael is to leave the McLaren F1 team at the end of the season and return to his native Australia.sSportsAutomobile racingAustraliaUnited KingdomEast AsiaSoutheast AsiaOceaniaWestern EuropeEuropeAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7403db515c194dcc9d8849934685cb39Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:09:43 GMTAsia needs policy coordination amid slower growthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e27038e8fdb42b0a7676eed56a30430BEIJING (AP) — Asia-Pacific economies need to recalibrate financial policies in the face of slowing global growth, U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin said Wednesday, following a meeting of regional financial officials to prepare for next month's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyEconomic outlookSummitsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e27038e8fdb42b0a7676eed56a30430Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:50:13 GMT2 Israeli troops wounded by gunfire from Egypthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8873a2361eea4737b40592604fde4154JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two soldiers have been wounded in the southern Negev Desert after being fired upon by unknown attackers from the Egyptian side of the border.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEgyptIsraelMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8873a2361eea4737b40592604fde4154Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:09:04 GMT