FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Nov 2014 00:32:44 -0800Teacher charged, on leave for dragging student, Calif. (AP) — A Central California physical education teacher was charged with a misdemeanor and put on leave after he tried to drag a 14-year-old girl across the concrete and into the high school's pool.aGeneral newsStocktonCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 04:53:48 GMTKuzma scores 19, No. 25 Utah beats UC Riverside LAKE CITY (AP) — Freshman Kyle Kuzma scored 19 points and Delon Wright had 13 to help No. 25 Utah beat UC Riverside 88-42 on Friday night.MATTHEW COLESsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 04:44:05 GMTBills back on practice field at Lions' facility PARK, Mich. (AP) — After days of cabin fever, the Buffalo Bills were finally able to practice.NOAH TRISTERsSportsWinter weatherProfessional footballFootballWeatherGeneral newsDetroitBuffaloNew YorkMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 03:49:05 GMTBahrain holds its first major vote since unrest, Bahrain (AP) — Voters in Bahrain cast ballots Saturday in the island kingdom's first full parliamentary election since Arab Spring-inspired protests erupted four years ago, but a boycott called by the country's opposition threatens to overshadow the poll.REEM KHALIFAiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsGovernment and politicsPolitical activismLegislatureElectionsPolitical issuesBahrainManamaMiddle East, 22 Nov 2014 07:51:10 GMTPolice officials: Al-Shabab militants hijack bus in northern Kenya, kill 28 non-Muslims, Kenya (AP) — Police officials: Al-Shabab militants hijack bus in northern Kenya, kill 28 non-Muslims.iGeneral newsHijackingCrimeKenyaEast AfricaAfrica, 22 Nov 2014 06:36:05 GMTScott 4 strokes behind at Australian Masters, Australia (AP) — Adam Scott moved in the right direction Saturday at the Australian Masters, shooting a 1-under 71 to pull to within four strokes of the lead as he attempts to win the tournament for the third consecutive year.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfAustraliaOceania, 22 Nov 2014 06:41:04 GMTAP Sportlight — Sammy Baugh throws six touchdown passes as the Washington Redskins beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 45-21.The Associated PresssWomen's sportsWomen's golfGymnasticsMen's sportsRecord setting eventsWomen's boxingWomen's gymnasticsWomen's tennisCoachingAlpine skiingGolfCollege footballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's basketballMen's golfMen's tennisBoxingMen's basketballTennisFormula OneArtistic gymnasticsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional basketballProfessional footballFootballSkiingWomen's skiingGeneral newsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's skiingHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleAutomobile racingNew YorkIllinoisKansasOklahomaFloridaMichiganMissouriPhiladelphiaIndianaWisconsinSeattleGreen BayHoustonWashingtonChicagoLos AngelesSan FranciscoOklahoma CityDallasSan DiegoKansas CityKansas CityClevelandNew York CityPennsylvaniaPittsburghTorontoTexasLas VegasColoradoIndianapolisMarylandAlabamaArizonaEdmontonUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniaOhioOntarioCanadaNevadaAlberta, 22 Nov 2014 05:00:42 GMTChina party paper backs charges against journalist (AP) — A newspaper published by China's ruling Communist Party on Saturday endorsed charges of leaking state secrets against a veteran journalist that critics say amount to political persecution.iGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesFreedom of the pressWar and unrestJournalistsSocial issuesSocial affairsNews mediaMediaChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Nov 2014 04:11:06 GMTBlazers rout short-handed Bulls 105-87, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 21 points and nine assists before sitting out the fourth quarter as the Portland Trail Blazers built a big lead and beat the Chicago Bulls 105-87 on Friday night.ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsMen's sports2014 FIBA Basketball World CupFIBA Basketball World CupMen's basketballEventsBasketballProfessional basketballInternational basketballPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 06:20:43 GMTNo. 18 Iowa pounds Pepperdine 97-68 CITY, Iowa (AP) — Melissa Dixon scored 20 points with six 3-pointers, and Ally Disterhoft added 14 points with 10 rebounds as No. 18 Iowa defeated Pepperdine 97-68 in the Hawkeye Challenge Friday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsIowaIowa CityUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 03:46:38 GMTWizards hand Cavaliers 3rd straight loss, 91-78 (AP) — John Wall took over in the third quarter Friday night and finished 28 points, seven assists and six rebounds, and the hustling Washington Wizards clamped down for a 91-78 win over LeBron James and the mostly flatfooted Cleveland Cavaliers, who lost their third straight to fall back below .500.JOSEPH WHITEsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional basketballBasketballDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 03:40:17 GMTHighlights from report on Newtown school shooter highlights from Friday's 114-page report from the Connecticut Office of Child Advocate that looked into the history of Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza:The Associated PressaGeneral newsSandy Hook Elementary School shootingMental healthEventsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationHealth, 22 Nov 2014 05:56:51 GMTPolish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender, Poland (AP) — Officials in a Polish town have opposed a proposition to name a playground after Winnie-the-Pooh due to the bear's unclear gender and immodest clothing.iOdditiesPolandEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Nov 2014 07:26:52 GMTOfficial: Ferguson grand jury still meeting, Mo. (AP) — Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But it was unclear whether the panel was still at work or when it would render a decision.ALEX SANZJIM SALTERaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimePolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 07:02:29 GMTFlorida crowd cheers comedy from embattled Cosby, Fla. (AP) — As Bill Cosby's standup tour crumbled with cancellations, the embattled entertainer joked about his usual subjects of family, wives and childhood Friday to a cheering audience that greeted him with a standing ovation as he took the stage and another when he finished.MATT SEDENSKYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentViolent crimeCrimeMelbourneFloridaArizonaWashingtonNevadaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:49:40 GMTNo. 24 Gonzaga women overpower Montana State 89-60, Mont. (AP) — Shelby Cheslek matched her career-high with 16 points as No. 24 Gonzaga cruised past Montana State 89-60 Friday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 04:52:02 GMTNowitzki, Mavericks roll over Lakers 140-106 (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki scored 23 points in another efficient shooting effort, and the Dallas Mavericks used the NBA's highest-scoring offense to roll to a 140-106 victory against the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 04:12:54 GMTWell-rested Warriors roll past Jazz, 101-88, Calif. (AP) — Andre Iguodala scored 17 points, Harrison Barnes had 14 points and 11 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors used a blistering start to beat the Utah Jazz 101-88 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 06:07:42 GMTKhokhlachev shootout goal lifts Bruins by Jackets, Ohio (AP) — Boston Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg figured it had to be great television after Alex Khokhlachev ended the cliffhanger with a dramatic flourish.RUSTY MILLERsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional hockeyAthlete healthHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsColumbusOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 03:37:19 GMTToday in History is Saturday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2014. There are 39 days left in the year.The Associated PressaAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsKievDallasMiddle EastUkraineEastern EuropeEuropeTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:00:17 GMTGasol scores 32 as Grizzlies beat Celtics 117-100, Tenn. (AP) — Marc Gasol matched his career high with 32 points, Zach Randolph added 16 points and 16 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Boston Celtics 117-100 on Friday night.CLAY BAILEYsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballMemphisTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 03:49:42 GMTWilliams scores 22 as Raptors beat Bucks 124-83 (AP) — With a visit to Cleveland to face LeBron James coming up on Saturday, Raptors coach Dwane Casey was worried his team might overlook the Milwaukee Bucks.IAN HARRISONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentTorontoWisconsinOntarioCanadaNorth AmericaUnited States, 22 Nov 2014 04:40:59 GMTLatin America applauds Obama's immigration plan CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto praised President Barack Obama on Friday for his executive orders granting new rights to millions of people living illegally in the United States, calling it "an act of justice."iGeneral newsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesMexicoEl SalvadorLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral America, 22 Nov 2014 04:57:46 GMTBoy who fell from cliff wakes from induced coma BAY, Calif. (AP) — The father of a 4-year-old boy who survived a 230-foot fall from a seaside cliff in Bodega Bay says his child has awakened from an induced coma.aGeneral news, 22 Nov 2014 04:56:51 GMTFlooding becomes new threat in snowy Buffalo, N.Y. (AP) — After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun came out, but so did predictions of flooding caused by rain and temperatures of up to 60 degrees.CAROLYN THOMPSONaGeneral newsWeatherWinter weatherFloodsAccidents and disastersAccidentsBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:42:10 GMTHillary Clinton backs Obama immigration move YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton voiced support Friday for President Barack Obama's use of executive actions to protect about 5 million immigrants from deportation, setting up a sharp contrast with Republicans on an issue that could play a leading role in the next presidential campaign.KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionCampaignsImmigrationNational electionsElectionsSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 04:10:55 GMTPregnant woman, 3 others shot, killed; girl hurt (AP) — Police say a pregnant woman and three others were shot and killed in a Cleveland, Ohio home, and a 10-year-old girl was wounded but expected to survive.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 03:52:47 GMTFederal judge denies sports betting in New Jersey federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost its struggling horse racing and casino industries, a finding Gov. Chris Christie's administration intends to appeal.GEOFF MULVIHILLaBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports bettingSports governanceGambling laws and regulationsState legislatureNational courtsState governmentsGovernment and politicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesSports businessGovernment regulationsLegislatureLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballMen's sportsNew JerseyUnited StatesAtlantic CityNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 03:47:59 GMTQuotations in the News"In the days ahead, the people's house will rise to this challenge. We will not stand idle as the president undermines the rule of law in our country and places lives at risk. ... He's damaging the presidency itself." — House Speaker John Boehner as Republicans struggled for a response on President Barack Obama's plan to reform immigration policy.The Associated PressaGeneral news, 22 Nov 2014 08:02:12 GMTPolice: Client arrested in escort's 2007 killing (AP) — A single mother who vanished from western Colorado more than seven years ago led a double life as a paid escort with many unsavory clients, investigators say.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsKidnappingMissing personsArrestsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 08:27:25 GMTAfflalo, Faried lead Nuggets past Pelicans, 117-97 (AP) — Kenneth Faried and Arron Afflalo scored 19 points each, Wilson Chandler had 18 and the Denver Nuggets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 117-97 on Friday night.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 04:35:05 GMTRating the Nation: Best Traveling Rivalry Trophies in college football it seems as if everybody gets a trophy. Traveling rivalry trophies are one of the great traditions in college football. From bells to buckets, axes to Apple Cups, the amount of hardware handed out tends to go up at this time of year.The Associated PresssSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 08:02:39 GMTClassroom sex abuse case to cost nearly $140M ANGELES (AP) — Once lawyers began digging into Mark Berndt's past, they discovered a three-decade pattern of odd behavior and complaints about the teacher that school administrators either missed or ignored.BRIAN MELLEYaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderEducation issuesEducationLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 08:25:10 GMTPolice: Al-Shabab militants kill 28 in Kenya bus, Kenya (AP) — Al-Shabab militants from Somalia hijacked a bus in Kenya's north and killed 28 non-Muslims on board after they had been singled out from the rest of the passengers, police officials said Saturday.TOM ODULAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsHijackingWar and unrestCrimeKenyaSomaliaNairobiEast AfricaAfrica, 22 Nov 2014 07:24:30 GMTParker's 28 helps Spurs carve up Wolves 121-92 (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have opened defense of their fifth NBA title in underwhelming fashion. A blowout of the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves did little to convince coach Gregg Popovich that the precision and beauty they played with last year was just around the corner.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 04:27:48 GMTSchneider helps Devils beat Oilers 2-0, Alberta (AP) — Cory Schneider made 29 saves in his second shutout of the season, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 2-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyAlbertaEdmontonCanadaNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:59:00 GMTAP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan (AP) — President Barack Obama has quietly approved guidelines in recent weeks to allow the Pentagon to target Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, broadening previous plans that had limited the military to counterterrorism missions against al-Qaida after this year, U.S. officials said late Friday.LOLITA C. BALDORJULIE PACEwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTerrorismWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseUnited StatesAfghanistanNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsia, 22 Nov 2014 05:28:17 GMTWho are these guys helping NFL teams? Watt tears it up on defense.BARRY WILNERsSportsAthlete injuriesFootballAthlete healthProfessional football, 22 Nov 2014 05:02:43 GMTNo. 14 Cal survives Hawaii rally 79-72 (AP) — Fourteenth-ranked Cal survived a late Hawaii rally, a hard takedown of Brittany Boyd and a pair of technical fouls to beat Hawaii 79-72 in the Bank of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Classic on Friday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsHawaiiCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 07:41:52 GMTInflux of cheap Peruvian quinoa riles Bolivia PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — International demand for quinoa continues to boom, and that's fueling an increasingly bitter commercial feud between Bolivia and Peru, the two main producers of the Andean "superfood."CARLOS VALDEZFRANK BAJAKiBusinessGeneral newsPricesAgricultureCoastlines and beachesIndustriesEconomyEco-friendly practicesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAgriculture and the environmentBoliviaPeruLa PazUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:01:30 GMTNavajo Nation president approves junk-food tax, Ariz. (AP) — The sales tax on cookies, chips, sodas and other junk food sold on the country's largest American Indian reservation is going up.FELICIA FONSECAaFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleNutritionLegislationGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsNational governmentsHealthLegislature, 22 Nov 2014 04:19:45 GMTOkafor has 16 to lead No. 4 Duke over Temple 74-54 YORK (AP) — Freshman center Jahlil Okafor had 16 points and eight rebounds in his introduction to the rough-and-tumble world of New York City basketball, and No. 4 Duke overcame an off night from the field in coasting to a 74-54 victory over Temple in the semifinals of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic on Friday night.TOM CANAVANsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:04:30 GMTJones, Rozier led No. 7 Louisville past Marshall, Ky. (AP) — Chris Jones scored 18 points and backcourt mate Terry Rozier added 17 as No. 7 Louisville overcame poor shooting to beat Marshall 85-67 Friday night.sSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsLouisvilleKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:06:21 GMTFamily of NYC man killed by police seek answers YORK (AP) — The distraught family of an unarmed New York City man who was killed by a rookie police officer in the darkened stairwell of a public housing building was scheduled to appear with the Rev. Al Sharpton Saturday to seek answers in what's been described as an apparently accidental shooting.TOM HAYSCOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:07:21 GMTCavaliers 'in the dark,' fall 91-78 to Wizards (AP) — LeBron James lost the battle for an offensive rebound and stewed in frustration while everyone else ran downcourt, leaving his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates to defend 4-on-5 at the other end while the game was still in the balance in the fourth quarter.JOSEPH WHITEsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentBasketballProfessional basketballDistrict of ColumbiaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 22 Nov 2014 05:22:45 GMTNets hold on to beat Thunder 94-92 CITY (AP) — Jarrett Jack scored 23 points off the bench to help the Brooklyn Nets defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 94-92 on Friday night and snap a five-game losing streak.CLIFF BRUNTsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 04:20:28 GMTNew Jersey fights judge's ruling on sports betting spokesman for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the state has filed a notice of appeal against a judge's decision blocking sports betting.GEOFF MULVIHILLaBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports bettingSports governanceLegal proceedingsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesSports businessLaw and orderGambling laws and regulationsCollege sportsNational courtsHorse racingGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsMedia and entertainment industryNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 03:41:21 GMTReport questions role of wealth in Lanza's care, Conn. (AP) — A new report asks whether the race and affluence of Adam Lanza's family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems in the years before he committed the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.PAT EATON-ROBBMICHAEL MELIAaGeneral newsSandy Hook Elementary School shootingViolent crimeCrimeMental healthEventsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationHealthConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:55:34 GMTPregnant woman, 4 others shot, killed; girl hurt (AP) — Police say a pregnant woman and four others were shot and killed in a Cleveland, Ohio home, and a 10-year-old girl was wounded but expected to survive.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 03:51:05 GMTUS warns citizens to avoid resort of Acapulco CITY (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Mexico issued a security message Friday warning U.S. citizens to avoid the Pacific resort of Acapulco because of violence and protests.MARK STEVENSONiBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleEmbassiesProtests and demonstrationsCustomer statisticsAccommodationsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestCorporate newsMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Nov 2014 04:31:12 GMT