FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:53:30 -0700Cyclists kidnapped, ransomed near Mexico Cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a62f522af77645f493e8285d712781a9MEXICO CITY (AP) — Seven cyclists and an assistant who were kidnapped while on a training ride in the mountainous outskirts of the Mexican capital were released hours later after a ransom was paid, authorities said Friday.iGeneral newsSportsKidnappingViolent crimeCrimeMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a62f522af77645f493e8285d712781a9Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:01:32 GMTA look at people killed during space missionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d8512fa5486448393334865e32127f9WASHINGTON (AP) — Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo accident proved what astronauts and their families know too well: Space can be deadly.SETH BORENSTEINhtScienceSpace launchesAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationAerospace technologyIndustrial technologyTechnologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d8512fa5486448393334865e32127f9Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:21:04 GMTRaonic downs Federer at Paris Mastershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/624014c92f3c4725a6497251bf50ffc8PARIS (AP) — Milos Raonic perfectly timed his maiden win over Roger Federer.SAMUEL PETREQUINsSportsMen's sportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisEventsFranceParisLondonSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandUnited Kingdomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/624014c92f3c4725a6497251bf50ffc8Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:12:29 GMTBrewers exercise Gallardo's option, decline Weekshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/048dc711471444abb331aa0b53a710ccNEW YORK (AP) — A.J. Burnett and the Philadelphia Phillies both declined their $15 million mutual option Friday, leaving the pitcher to decide whether to exercise his $12.75 million player option.sSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/048dc711471444abb331aa0b53a710ccSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:19:07 GMTKansas urges judge not to rule on gay marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33775144edc6466d88e25bb5759a9900KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas attorney general's office told a federal judge Friday that he should not consider blocking the state from enforcing its gay-marriage ban until the state Supreme Court weighs in, while the American Civil Liberties Union argued same-sex couples suffer legal harm if the judge delays a decision.JOHN HANNAaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsState governmentsKansasUnited StatesKansas CityWichitaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33775144edc6466d88e25bb5759a9900Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:41:41 GMTRandolph leads Grizzlies over Pacers 97-89http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a96f40633cce40f2905824b27fb6eaabINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Zach Randolph scored 11 of his 22 points in the third quarter and added 13 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 97-89 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night.JIM JOHNSONsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballIndianaIndianapolisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a96f40633cce40f2905824b27fb6eaabSat, 01 Nov 2014 01:48:06 GMTMexico judge orders immediate release of Marinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ad4f347ef45429f91177ac51c49d172SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge on Friday ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsVeteransPost-traumatic stress disorderLaw and orderMental healthHealthMexicoUnited StatesSan DiegoCaliforniaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ad4f347ef45429f91177ac51c49d172Sat, 01 Nov 2014 01:13:04 GMTHerbalife eyes settlement in federal lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3365fd65c96a4209a67f2ae1267e0f1bLOS ANGELES (AP) — Herbalife says it has agreed to settle a lawsuit that claimed the company's business structure and marketing practices violated federal and state laws.fBusinessLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsCorporate newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3365fd65c96a4209a67f2ae1267e0f1bSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:01:04 GMTRepublicans take big lead in Colorado early votinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1d447a3c2204614b115e56a1a193adeDENVER (AP) — Republicans have taken a big lead in mail-in votes cast in Colorado.NICHOLAS RICCARDIaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsUnited States General ElectionVotingState electionsPolitical partiesLegislatureEventsPolitical organizationsGeneral electionsColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1d447a3c2204614b115e56a1a193adeFri, 31 Oct 2014 23:29:47 GMTUntapable wins Breeders' Cup Distaffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52c572a2c25c4b3284b9d60e65394ea4ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Rosie Napravnik was riding with a secret, and she couldn't keep it any longer once Untapable won the $2 million Breeders' Cup Distaff.BETH HARRISsSportsWomen's sportsHorse racingCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52c572a2c25c4b3284b9d60e65394ea4Sat, 01 Nov 2014 01:16:23 GMT2 arrested as people flock to Hawaii lavahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/972e65d1e0d647a58dd4ede4684e8994PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Two Hawaii residents have been arrested for trespassing to see lava, police said Friday amid growing interest from people eager to witness the slow-moving flow.AUDREY McAVOYJENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsScienceArrestsVolcanoesLaw and orderCrimeEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/972e65d1e0d647a58dd4ede4684e8994Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:09:46 GMTPhillies, Burnett both decline $15M mutual optionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b4e2fcf8c4548a99d87efecfbaa03b7NEW YORK (AP) — A.J. Burnett and the Philadelphia Phillies both declined their $15 million mutual option Friday, leaving the pitcher to decide whether to exercise his $12.75 million player option.sSportsAthlete compensationSports transactionsProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b4e2fcf8c4548a99d87efecfbaa03b7Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:45:43 GMTColombians jailed in Venezuela for $15 grocery runhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce0c28ef1ef9456ebb22b0287af02621BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A $15 grocery run has cost two single mothers from Colombia 48 days in jail, along with the threat of a 14-year prison sentence, as a result of a crackdown on smuggling in Venezuela that is ratcheting up tensions and highlighting growing economic distortions between the neighbors.JOSHUA GOODMANiBusinessGeneral newsSmugglingInternational relationsArrestsMunicipal governmentsBorder securityCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderLocal governmentsMilitary and defenseVenezuelaColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce0c28ef1ef9456ebb22b0287af02621Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:50:37 GMTUN resolution urges Myanmar to drop identity planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1692f6a41814848ab6f811f4c16ff9cUNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new U.N. draft resolution takes aim at Myanmar's aggressive campaign to have its Rohingya Muslims identify as a term they reject, urging "access to full citizenship on an equal basis."CARA ANNAiGeneral newsDiplomacyHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsInternational relationsSocial issuesSocial affairsMyanmarBangladeshSoutheast AsiaAsiaSouth Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1692f6a41814848ab6f811f4c16ff9cFri, 31 Oct 2014 23:22:37 GMTNissan recalls Infiniti SUVs to fix air bagshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f93420d17534be0915b10e91acaabc2DETROIT (AP) — Nissan says it's recalling more than 1,800 Infiniti SUVs in the U.S. for an air bag problem that could send shrapnel into the passenger compartment.TOM KRISHERaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f93420d17534be0915b10e91acaabc2Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:26:18 GMTChina experimental moon orbiter returnshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7746140f2ff049d6a3a90eddf5f9812dBEIJING (AP) — China has successfully recovered an experimental spacecraft that flew around the moon and back in a test run for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.iGeneral newsScienceThe MoonAstronomyChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7746140f2ff049d6a3a90eddf5f9812dSat, 01 Nov 2014 01:32:40 GMTOrange fever reigns over drizzly Giants' paradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/292309b2d76e463c8ced55b96a4d41a7SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco became the Valley of the Giants for the third time in five years Friday as hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets for a confetti and rain-soaked parade honoring the World Series champions.PAUL ELIASKRISTIN J. BENDERaGeneral newsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballParadesGovernment and politicsProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsRecreation and leisureLifestyleSan FranciscoKansas CityCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaMissourihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/292309b2d76e463c8ced55b96a4d41a7Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:54:18 GMTGolf Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e05c98f80204d2ea75c4e6d96778adfSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jay Haas birdied four of the last six holes Friday for an 8-under 62 and a four-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship.The Associated PresssSportsWomen's golfMen's golfGolfMen's sportsWomen's sportsArizonaTaiwanMalaysiaEast AsiaChinaKuala LumpurUnited StatesNorth AmericaGreater ChinaAsiaSoutheast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e05c98f80204d2ea75c4e6d96778adfSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:36:54 GMTLake Michigan waves slam Chicago lakeshorehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaf2c11edf6149248884139d55a9c9abCHICAGO (AP) — Winds gusting up to 65 mph caused Lake Michigan waves to slam into the Chicago shoreline, sending water onto part of Lake Shore Drive. The waves slowed traffic and prompted the cancellation of a Halloween attraction.aGeneral newsWeatherChicagoLake MichiganIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aaf2c11edf6149248884139d55a9c9abFri, 31 Oct 2014 23:46:30 GMTCreator of Operation couldn't afford own operationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b878cc35cf441f08458e4c6fe571c14BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. (AP) — The creator of the board game Operation needed his own operation, and it turned out he couldn't afford to pay for it.CARRIE ANTLFINGERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGamesRecreation and leisureLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b878cc35cf441f08458e4c6fe571c14Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:40:43 GMTBerberian leads PGA Assistant Championshiphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85716173269646c9b45308937ed07952PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Richard Berberian Jr. shot a 3-under 69 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead after the second round of the PGA Assistant Championship.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85716173269646c9b45308937ed07952Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:58:22 GMTMexican judge orders immediate release of jailed US Marine, family spokesman sayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c58425c645c438caf41072f0a83a91bSAN DIEGO (AP) — Mexican judge orders immediate release of jailed US Marine, family spokesman says.aGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c58425c645c438caf41072f0a83a91bSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:07:37 GMTJay Haas shoots 62 to take Champions Tour leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef535b64b9f54cf5ba0edd12896f18d2SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jay Haas birdied four of the last six holes Friday for an 8-under 62 and a four-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef535b64b9f54cf5ba0edd12896f18d2Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:41:13 GMTMalloy: UBS to stay in Connecticut through 2021http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f7c7f668d1d4488afc5714015458c68STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says financial services giant UBS has committed to remaining in Connecticut through 2021.fBusinessStamfordConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f7c7f668d1d4488afc5714015458c68Sat, 01 Nov 2014 01:20:15 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f6beb22fcdd42d49ed7a373b0003a0eWASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f6beb22fcdd42d49ed7a373b0003a0eSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:48:44 GMTStewart hits 200 mph, Kenseth takes Texas polehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e9d2583f6f9453098726b8e66693c9eFORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Tony Stewart had NASCAR's first 200-mph qualifying lap on an intermediate track, and Matt Kenseth took the pole for the Sprint Cup race Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e9d2583f6f9453098726b8e66693c9eSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:21:09 GMT4 die when train strikes SUV in southern Illinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3d3bcce173f4add96580e3729165077VANDALIA, Ill. (AP) — A mother and three of her children headed for a southern Illinois Halloween parade were killed and a fourth child injured when their SUV went around safety gates into the path of a freight train, authorities said Friday.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3d3bcce173f4add96580e3729165077Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:06:04 GMTJudge won't close hearing in Islamic State casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f712e53bc86c48838cb76c37bd870a08CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday denied a government request to partially close a detention hearing for a 19-year-old suburban Chicago man who authorities say violated U.S. law by trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsNational courtsCrimeArrestsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryLaw and orderChicagoUnited StatesMiddle EastIllinoisNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f712e53bc86c48838cb76c37bd870a08Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:12:22 GMTAPNewsBreak: Judge orders release of jailed Marinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30fb95f1c407442cbb285c75c3ae27a9SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30fb95f1c407442cbb285c75c3ae27a9Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:16:57 GMTShooting recordings released: 'We need aid ASAP'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bcd29b22ce1455ba229e4d539f5bd30SEATTLE (AP) — As police raced to a Washington state high school last week in response to reports of a possible shooter, they faced the daunting task of trying to secure a maze of buildings that make up the sprawling campus, according to police radio traffic from the scene.MARTHA BELLISLEaGeneral newsMarysville-Pilchuck High School shootingEventsEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationViolent crimeCrimeViolenceWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bcd29b22ce1455ba229e4d539f5bd30Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:10:15 GMTSuperheroes, hazmat suits in NY Halloween paradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa6d417e63414815b6ac100d664bfd93NEW YORK (AP) — Bloody zombies, superheroes and marchers in hazardous-materials garb evoking the Ebola virus are making their freewheeling way in New York City's Greenwich Village Halloween Parade.aGeneral newsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa6d417e63414815b6ac100d664bfd93Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:47:38 GMTAPNewsBreak: Mexico judge orders release of Marinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/624b5825c8fd4971bff8f1b43c6629b1SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/624b5825c8fd4971bff8f1b43c6629b1Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:23:38 GMTSeattle megachurch dissolves after founder resignshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c54692c7ab9746c1a168bb90ce9f5c63SEATTLE (AP) — Two weeks after lead Mars Hill Church pastor Mark Driscoll resigned amid questions about his leadership, the Seattle megachurch he founded announced Friday it was dissolving its network of branches across four states.aGeneral newsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c54692c7ab9746c1a168bb90ce9f5c63Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:31:02 GMTWolves give Rubio 4-year, $56M dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd3822a40d3f4d578dbbb7273dca4484MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballSports transactionsSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd3822a40d3f4d578dbbb7273dca4484Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:48:58 GMTCanada restricts visas amid Ebola scarehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3de7680824a944e9ab110eff7b61a0abTORONTO (AP) — Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly disease away.ROB GILLIESiGeneral newsDisease outbreaksTravel healthPassports and visasTravel laws and regulationsInternational agreementsInfectious diseasesGovernment and politicsDiseases and conditionsHealthPublic healthInternational relationsTravelLifestyleLung diseaseGovernment regulationsTravel safetyOntarioCanadaWest AfricaGuineaSierra LeoneLiberiaTorontoNorth AmericaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3de7680824a944e9ab110eff7b61a0abSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:52:03 GMTReligious talk: Salem school bars church leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e60915789f46e5b25db741be355645SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A church youth leader has been barred from volunteering at a Salem public school after a student said he was promoting Christianity and insulted her for being an atheist.aGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationReligionAtheismEducationSocial affairsEducation issuesSocial issuesReligious issuesSalemOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78e60915789f46e5b25db741be355645Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:20:12 GMTCubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90b90092f9bd404fb7f97dcb10968b27CHICAGO (AP) — Right after Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay, the Chicago Cubs were mentioned as a possible landing spot for one of baseball's best managers.ANDREW SELIGMANJAY COHENsSportsSports transactionsBaseballProfessional baseballSports businessMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90b90092f9bd404fb7f97dcb10968b27Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:16:17 GMTMexico orders immediate release of Marine veteranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0208d1bdc4be40019c22b35ea06341ecSAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge on Friday ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPost-traumatic stress disorderVeteransCrimeLaw and orderMental healthHealthMexicoUnited StatesSan DiegoCaliforniaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0208d1bdc4be40019c22b35ea06341ecSat, 01 Nov 2014 01:43:43 GMTOhio man held in North Korea hoped to aid churchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55f2d6fa9ea241629c507b3efaf0b4dcLEBANON, Ohio (AP) — An American who is back home after being detained for nearly six months in North Korea said Friday that he left a Bible in a nightclub hoping it would get into the hands of what he called the country's underground Christian church.ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSaGeneral newsChristianityGovernment and politicsReligionSocial affairsNorth KoreaOhioUnited StatesDaytonEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55f2d6fa9ea241629c507b3efaf0b4dcSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:53:42 GMTHospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e32cd7ba85d3400aa2e4b365f15bf6baSEATTLE (AP) — One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to four the number of fatalities from the moment when a student opened fire in a cafeteria.MARTHA BELLISLEaGeneral newsMarysville-Pilchuck High School shootingEventsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e32cd7ba85d3400aa2e4b365f15bf6baSat, 01 Nov 2014 01:31:44 GMT88-year-old Missouri man charged with killing wifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28af4a8e46c745fd9c9e9d918f8cfe83COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An 88-year-old central Missouri man has been charged with fatally stabbing his 86-year-old wife.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeColumbiaMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28af4a8e46c745fd9c9e9d918f8cfe83Sat, 01 Nov 2014 01:27:26 GMTSpacecraft for tourists explodes on test flighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fdf3edc919f4821b1e69702fbb52fc4MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week.BRIAN MELLEYJUSTIN PRITCHARDhtBusinessGeneral newsScienceTravelLifestyleExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsTransportationAerospace technologyIndustrial technologyTechnologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesCaliforniaNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fdf3edc919f4821b1e69702fbb52fc4Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:03:32 GMTWolves give Ricky Rubio 4-year, $56M deal,http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82fd02a5a4564672879d907de97b6259MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete compensationSports transactionsMen's sportsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82fd02a5a4564672879d907de97b6259Sat, 01 Nov 2014 01:04:16 GMTKansas tax collections short as election nearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8130368d9e7547d382fa48f4ec0d3e76TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas reported Friday that its October tax collections fell short of expectations, potentially complicating conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's efforts to win a tough a re-election race after successfully pushing for large personal income tax cuts.JOHN HANNAaGovernment and politicsState electionsPersonal taxesState governmentsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessElectionsNational governmentsPersonal financeKansasTopekaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8130368d9e7547d382fa48f4ec0d3e76Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:16:30 GMTDon't forget to set your clocks backhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfc86c1fd5ba4dc8891385afeab6965aWASHINGTON (AP) — Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time.wGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfc86c1fd5ba4dc8891385afeab6965aSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:52:37 GMTEcuador top court endorses re-election for Correahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a3452665ff6423fb1d5fe338f180d0dQUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's top court has endorsed and sent to the National Assembly a constitutional reform package that would allow indefinite re-election for President Rafael Correa.iGeneral newsPolitical endorsementsNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsEcuadorSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a3452665ff6423fb1d5fe338f180d0dSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:26:27 GMTSpace tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a1c57ad65214f95b0b14085e6b540b1The explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket ship is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry wait for more details on what happened over the Mojave Desert on Friday.SETH BORENSTEINSUSAN MONTOYA BRYANhtBusinessGeneral newsScienceTechnologySpace explorationAccidents and disastersTravelIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLeisure travelLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a1c57ad65214f95b0b14085e6b540b1Sat, 01 Nov 2014 01:29:10 GMTPolice make arrest in slayings of 4 in Kentuckyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a34dc78044a44d83912590df83c461d5LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities have charged a man with killing his parents, his sister and an acquaintance nearly a week after the four were found shot to death in southwestern Kentucky.aGeneral newsViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderKentuckyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a34dc78044a44d83912590df83c461d5Sat, 01 Nov 2014 01:27:26 GMTHalloween saved in town after fugitive's capturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50043785d3ee4f41acd476b897e94860MOUNTAINHOME, Pa. (AP) — State police gave out candy to children trick-or-treating Friday in a community that had been under siege for nearly seven weeks until a man suspected of killing a state trooper was captured.KATHY MATHESONaGeneral newsFugitivesArrestsLaw and orderCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50043785d3ee4f41acd476b897e94860Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:50:30 GMTBiden concerned by tension between Cyprus, Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8698efd4455e4784a1b23eac34e895deWASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has telephoned the president of Cyprus to express concern over renewed tension with Turkey in the eastern Mediterranean Sea.wGovernment and politicsCyprusUnited StatesTurkeyMediterranean SeaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8698efd4455e4784a1b23eac34e895deFri, 31 Oct 2014 23:04:36 GMT