FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Oct 2014 05:43:26 -0700Nominees for Grammy Awards to be announced Dec. 5 YORK (AP) — The Recording Academy will announce the nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards the morning of Dec. 5, except for one category: the coveted album of the year.MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAward showsGrammy AwardsEvents, 24 Oct 2014 11:14:56 GMTDoctors Without Borders: Ebola risk can't be zero, Guinea (AP) — Doctors Without Borders says that while it takes measures to protect its staff treating Ebola patients, the risk of contagion cannot be entirely eliminated.BOUBACAR DIALLOiGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGuineaConakryAfricaWest Africa, 24 Oct 2014 12:07:02 GMTCeltics assistant coach denies larceny charge, Mass. (AP) — Boston Celtics assistant coach and former player Walter McCarty has pleaded not guilty to larceny for allegedly failing to pay $18,000 he owes for the purchase and installation of cabinets.aGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsCoachingProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballMen's sportsLaw and orderFraminghamMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 12:25:19 GMTDarth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls, Ukraine (AP) — One candidate in Ukraine's parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Darth Alekseyevich Vader.PETER LEONARDiGeneral newsOdditiesPersonal financeBusinessParliamentary electionsNational electionsGovernment and politicsElectionsUkraineKievEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 12:29:41 GMTGlobal stocks rattled by Ebola case in New York, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets retreated Friday as the first case of Ebola in New York overshadowed positive economic news.YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthSouth KoreaSeoulUnited StatesEast AsiaNew YorkAustraliaAsiaNorth AmericaOceania, 24 Oct 2014 12:15:47 GMTTunisian forces assault home, killing 5 women, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian authorities have assaulted the home of suspected militants to end a 24-hour standoff, killing five women and one man.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 10:29:14 GMTPakistan detects more polio cases on awareness day (AP) — World Health Organization says three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number of those affected by the crippling disease in the country this year to 220.iGeneral newsHealthImmunizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthPakistanIslamabadSouth AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 11:36:02 GMTUK boy finishes proton therapy in Prague for tumor (AP) — A clinic in Prague says British boy Ashya King has completed his proton beam therapy treatment for a life-threatening brain tumor.iGeneral newsHealthTumorsDiagnosis and treatmentCancerDiseases and conditionsUnited KingdomPragueWestern EuropeEuropeCzech RepublicEastern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 10:36:02 GMTProcter & Gamble removes the batteries (AP) — Procter & Gamble is removing the batteries and making Duracell a stand-alone company.fBusinessCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 11:29:45 GMTMan shot by SC trooper recovering, seeks justice, S.C. (AP) — An unarmed man shot by a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper last month says he's getting support from around the country.aGeneral newsCrimePoliceViolent crimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politics, 24 Oct 2014 12:22:52 GMTRafael Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters (AP) — Paris Masters organizers say third-ranked Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the tournament next week for "personal reasons."sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 11:31:02 GMTNepal bus accident kills 9, injures dozens, Nepal (AP) — Police in Nepal say a bus crowded with people heading home for a Hindu festival has veered off a mountain highway, killing nine people and injuring dozens of others.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 10:27:22 GMTCloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea, South Korea (AP) — The whistleblower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost untouchable national hero.YOUKYUNG LEEhtBusinessGeneral newsHealthScienceTechnologyScientific publishingScientific misconductGovernment and politicsNationalismGeneticsBiologyBiotechnologyScientific ethicsSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 12:30:32 GMTProcter & Gamble taking out its batteries YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble is removing its batteries and making Duracell a stand-alone company.MICHELLE CHAPMANCANDICE CHOIfBusiness, 24 Oct 2014 12:30:24 GMTFord profit falls in third quarter on truck costs, Mich. (AP) — Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits.DEE-ANN DURBINfBusinessProduction facilitiesFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesMichiganSouth AmericaUnited StatesNorth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Oct 2014 12:13:43 GMTGestapo impostor tricked Nazi sympathizers in WWII (AP) — At the height of World War II, Hans Kohout wanted to give the Nazis advance word of a top-secret British tactic that could neutralize an enemy's air defenses, leaving major cities exposed to devastating air raids, according to secret intelligence files released Friday.GREGORY KATZiGeneral newsWorld War IINazismEventsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 10:23:03 GMTIraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas (AP) — Iraqi officials say Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad.QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 24 Oct 2014 10:25:02 GMTNY governor: Ebola doc went out in 'limited way' YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the New York doctor who has tested positive for Ebola "obviously felt he wasn't symptomatic" when he went out "in a limited way."aGeneral newsState governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 11:38:08 GMTCanadians seek to understand Parliament shooting, Ontario (AP) — Authorities and ordinary Canadians sifted through confounding shards of a gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat of power.JENNIFER PELTZRACHEL LA CORTEiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimeCriminal investigationsWar and unrestTerrorismGovernment and politicsLegislatureLaw and orderOntarioCanadaOttawaVancouverSyriaLibyaMiddle EastNorth AmericaBritish ColumbiaNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 12:10:26 GMTQueen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R' (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — and she's signed it "Elizabeth R."htArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 11:16:32 GMTAP PHOTOS: North Korea farmers expect good harvest, North Korea (AP) — Providing enough food to feed the nation is always a struggle for North Korea. But it looks like the residents of Pyongyang won't be lacking for cabbage and vegetables come next month, when the crops will be harvested.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessNorth KoreaPyongyangEast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 11:17:31 GMTJailed Bangladesh ex-Islamist leader dies, Bangladesh (AP) — A former Bangladeshi Islamist party leader, whose imprisonment on war crimes charges triggered violent protests last year, has died of a heart attack in a prison cell of a government hospital.JULHAS ALAMiGeneral newsWar crimesObituariesInternational lawIslamismWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsBangladeshPakistanDhakaSouth AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 10:37:01 GMTGovernor: NYC doctor with Ebola sought help with 100.3-degree fever, not higher temperature YORK (AP) — Governor: NYC doctor with Ebola sought help with 100.3-degree fever, not higher temperature.aGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 12:21:06 GMTMarine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot, Philippines (AP) — American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemingly redundant security effort around the suspect in a Philippine murder case reflects Manila's uneasy ties with Washington, its former colonial master.JIM GOMEZiGeneral newsDiplomacyEmbassiesViolent crimeInternational relationsCrimeTerrorismNationalismLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defensePhilippinesManilaUnited StatesChinaSoutheast AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 24 Oct 2014 11:36:06 GMTCameron: EU has secured 1 billion for Ebola fight (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron says that the European Union and its 28 member nations have secured 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa.iGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGovernment and politicsEurope, 24 Oct 2014 10:27:07 GMTAustralia says missing plane hunt will take months LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but will likely take many months because of the huge area involved, an Australian official said Friday.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMalaysiaAustraliaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceania, 24 Oct 2014 11:25:53 GMTWhiteford leads at halfway in Perth International, Australia (AP) — Peter Whiteford of Scotland had back-to-back rounds of 66 to hold a one-shot lead at the halfway mark of the Perth International on Friday.sSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfScotlandAustraliaUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeOceania, 24 Oct 2014 11:19:02 GMTSyrian government forces shell rebel areas, kill 9 (AP) — Activists say that Syrian government forces have stepped up shelling of rebel-held areas, killing nine people in a village in the country's north.iGeneral newsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle East, 24 Oct 2014 11:11:02 GMTSmugglers offer $20 passage from Turkey to Syria, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish border crossing of Oncupinar, an hour's drive from the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, is a chaotic buzz of people waiting to pass into one of the most violent regions in the world. Border guards stand by with machine guns to prevent Islamic militants from joining the flow, but within their sight smugglers offer to take travelers across for a surprisingly small fee.DESMOND BUTLERRYAN LUCASiGeneral newsSmugglingCrimeCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 12:33:56 GMTGovernor: Ebola doc sought help with lower fever YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the New York doctor who has tested positive for Ebola sought help with a 100.3-degree fever, not a higher temperature.JONATHAN LEMIRECOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthHumanitarian crisesEmergency managementGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaAfricaWest AfricaGuineaManhattan, 24 Oct 2014 12:30:45 GMTTornado rips roofs in Washington state, Wash. (AP) — A rare tornado ripped roofs off buildings, uprooted trees and shattered windows Thursday afternoon in the southwest Washington city of Longview, but there were no reports of injuries.aGeneral newsTornadoesNatural disastersWeatherAccidents and disastersWashingtonLongviewPortlandUnited StatesNorth AmericaOregon, 24 Oct 2014 11:20:33 GMTUkraine's key election fails to spark enthusiasm, Ukraine (AP) — Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine's history. Since the revolution that toppled a despised president, her dreams of a better future have been blunted by war and near economic collapse.PETER LEONARDMSTYSLAV CHERNOViGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsEconomyElectionsBusinessUkraineKievEuropeEastern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 12:04:52 GMTBritish woman dies during Thai cosmetic surgery (AP) — A British woman has died under anesthesia during a cosmetic procedure by an uncertified surgeon at a clinic in Thailand's capital, authorities said Friday.iGeneral newsHealthSurgical proceduresDiagnosis and treatmentThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 10:35:03 GMTBeds at Ebola treatment units empty in Liberia, Liberia (AP) — Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, many beds in treatment centers are empty because of the government's order that the bodies of all suspected Ebola victims in the capital be cremated, authorities have determined.JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEHiGeneral newsEmergency managementDiagnosis and treatmentInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGovernment and politicsLiberiaMonroviaSierra LeoneWest AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 12:03:34 GMTFeds probe Maryland air crash that killed 3, Md. (AP) — Federal investigators are at the scene of a collision between an airplane and a helicopter near a Maryland airport that killed three men.DAVID DISHNEAUaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 12:30:33 GMTOfficer critical but stable after hatchet attack YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition, police said Friday.aGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 11:38:03 GMTCameron: EU secures $1.25 billion for Ebola fight (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron says that the European Union and its 28 member nations have secured 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa.iGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGovernment and politicsEurope, 24 Oct 2014 10:56:35 GMTAfter 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined YORK (AP) — A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.JONATHAN LEMIRECOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsHealthPublic healthHumanitarian crisesEmergency managementInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment and politicsNew YorkWest AfricaNew York CityUnited StatesGuineaAfricaManhattanNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 12:37:30 GMTBotswana votes as president seeks second term, Botswana (AP) — People in Botswana are voting in schools, churches and military tents in an election in which the ruling party is favored to win despite growing discontent in the southern African nation.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsVotingElectionsBotswanaGaboroneSouthern AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 12:10:35 GMTTunisian forces raid home, kill 6 suspects, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian authorities stormed the home of suspected militants to end a 24-hour standoff Friday, leaving five women and one man dead in a suburb of Tunis, the capital.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerrorismTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 12:19:03 GMTP&G matches Street 1Q forecasts (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) on Friday reported net income of $1.99 billion in its fiscal first quarter.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 11:56:47 GMTPat Robertson comment on AIDS angers Kenyans, Kenya (AP) — Kenyans are expressing anger and shock on social media and radio stations over comments made by popular American evangelist Pat Robertson in a recent TV broadcast where he warned that towels in Kenya could transmit AIDS.iGeneral newsEvangelismReligionSocial affairsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthKenyaNairobiEast AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 12:16:04 GMTErdogan: FSA sending 1,300 fighters to Kobani, Estonia (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara will allow hundreds of Syrian rebels to head to the embattled town of Kobani along the Syrian-Turkish border to help Kurdish fighters there in the battle against Islamic State militants.JARI TANNERiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTurkeySyriaEstoniaMiddle EastLatviaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 12:10:02 GMTBritain protests EU demand for more funding (AP) — Britain is protesting a European Union request for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave the bloc.RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 12:07:43 GMTPistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as prosecutors said Friday they had consulted a South African criminal law expert over an appeal.GERALD IMRAYiGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 11:13:07 GMT180 questioned about election fraud in Romania, Romania (AP) — Authorities in Romania say 180 people are being questioned on suspicion of election fraud in a referendum on ousting the president in 2012.iGeneral newsFraud and false statementsReferendumsVotingElectionsGovernment and politicsCrimeRomaniaBucharestEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 12:22:47 GMTShakira to release baby toys with Fisher-Price YORK (AP) — Shakira is partnering with Fisher-Price to launch a line of baby toys as well as a Web series for moms.MESFIN FEKADUaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityProfessional soccerSoccerSportsMen's soccerMen's sports, 24 Oct 2014 11:13:38 GMTItalian court to rule on Dolce&Gabbana tax case (AP) — An Italian prosecutor has demanded that Italy's high court uphold a tax evasion conviction against Milan designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana.iBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleFashionBeauty and fashionGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsMilanItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 11:11:32 GMTP&G misses Street 1Q forecasts (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) on Friday reported net income of $1.99 billion in its fiscal first quarter.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 11:32:18 GMTPoland appeals Europe court ruling on CIA prison, Poland (AP) — The Polish government says it is appealing a judgment by Europe's top human rights court, which ruled in July that Warsaw violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to imprison them at a so-called black site in Poland from 2002-2003.iGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPolandWarsawEuropeEastern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 12:12:19 GMT