FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Sep 2014 14:55:09 -0700Review panel: Wis. rep likely broke House rules (AP) — A congressional review panel says there is substantial reason to believe that veteran Wisconsin Rep. Tom Petri violated House rules by acting on behalf of two companies in which he owned significant amounts of stock.MATTHEW DALYwGovernment and politicsPolitical ethicsPolitical corruptionLegislaturePolitical issuesWisconsinManitowocOshkoshUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:17:08 GMTNielsen's top programs for Sept. 22-28 viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 22-28. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.The Associated PressfBusinessArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTelevision ratingsFootballBroadcast televisionSports mediaSportsTelevisionMediaProfessional football, 30 Sep 2014 20:31:10 GMTNYC mayor signs order expanding living wage law YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order on Tuesday that expanded New York City's living wage law, increasing the hourly rate to $13.13 from $11.90 for workers who do not receive benefits.JONATHAN LEMIREaBusinessGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsLabor issuesLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsNew York CityNew YorkManhattanUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:59:59 GMTColorado's pot market getting new competition (AP) — Colorado's new marijuana industry is in for a brand new element Wednesday — competition.KRISTEN WYATTaBusinessGeneral newsMedical marijuanaRecreational drug laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsIndustry regulationHealth issuesHealthMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGovernment and politicsGovernment business and financeProducts and servicesCorporate newsColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:25:00 GMTRealtor's body found; suspect pleads not guilty ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused in the death of an Arkansas real estate agent set up an appointment to view a vacant home before abducting and killing her.JILL BLEEDaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsProfessional servicesIndustriesBusinessLaw and orderCriminal investigationsKidnappingTheftIndustrial products and servicesMaterials industryLittle RockArkansasUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:34:05 GMTScherzer to start Game 1 for Tigers vs Baltimore (AP) — The Detroit Tigers will start this postseason just like last year's: Max Scherzer in Game 1, Justin Verlander in Game 2.NOAH TRISTERsSportsMLB PlayoffsEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:23:20 GMT2015 Westminster pack to include 2 new breeds YORK (AP) — One is a rugged, versatile hunter conditioned to withstand frosty Hungarian winters. The other is a happy-go-lucky companion from the island of Madagascar. Both will join the pack at the Westminster Kennel Club show next year.JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsSportsDog showsDogsMammalsAnimalsMadagascarEast AfricaAfrica, 30 Sep 2014 20:24:54 GMTUS military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,206 of Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at least 2,206 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.The Associated PressaGovernment and politicsWar casualtiesMilitary and defenseWar and unrestGeneral newsAfghanistanUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:57:29 GMTJail escape in Washington not detected for 2 days, Wash. (AP) — An inmate's escape from a jail in Washington state went undetected for two days last week until the man's defense lawyer stopped for a visit and he couldn't be found.aGeneral newsOdditiesPrison breaksCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:19:55 GMTFigures on government spending and debt (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.fGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyGovernment finance, 30 Sep 2014 21:10:14 GMTPolice say juvenile arrested in shooting that wounded high school student in Louisville, Ky. (AP) — Police say juvenile arrested in shooting that wounded high school student in Louisville.aGeneral newsJuvenile crimeViolent crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationLouisvilleKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:43:19 GMTEd Sullivan statue stolen from TV academy plaza ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are investigating the theft of a solid bronze statue of Ed Sullivan from an outdoor exhibit at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentHollywoodLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:28:17 GMTManager arrested in wake of Miami shooting (AP) — The manager of a restaurant where 15 people were shot during a teen party over the weekend was arrested for selling liquor without a license, authorities said Tuesday.KELLI KENNEDYaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeArrestsLaw and orderMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:26:19 GMTReview: Moving story, simply told, in 'Good Lie' movie poster for "The Good Lie" features a smiling Reese Witherspoon, front and center. But, truth be told, neither Witherspoon nor her character is the film's star — not in the essential sense. The real stars are the Sudanese children at the bottom of the poster, their backs to us, trudging across an empty, sun-scorched expanse.JOCELYN NOVECKaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsSudanMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 30 Sep 2014 21:49:55 GMTWhat's PayPal's first solo move? YORK (AP) — PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile pay challenger Apple Pay. For eBay, the challenge will be how to drive revenue without its fastest-growing division.MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelProducts and services, 30 Sep 2014 20:35:40 GMTBeltran will fight Crawford for lightweight title, Neb. (AP) — Ray Beltran knows he'll be facing a monumental task when he steps into the ring at CenturyLink Center on Nov. 29.ERIC OLSONsSportsGlasgowScotlandNebraskaOmahaUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:26:01 GMTTiger Woods to open Florida restaurant next year, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is trying out some new courses.aBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsSportsLifestyleMen's golfGolfMen's sportsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:23:33 GMTFord and eBay are big market movers YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:fIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate news, 30 Sep 2014 20:24:35 GMTSteamship wreck from 1926 found in Lake Ontario, N.Y. (AP) — The wreck of a 253-foot British-built steamship that sank off Lake Ontario's western New York shore after colliding with another vessel nearly 90 years ago has been found, a team of underwater explorers said Tuesday.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationOntarioLake OntarioNew YorkRochesterBuffaloOhioCanadaNorth AmericaUnited States, 30 Sep 2014 21:04:29 GMTMistrial in assault case over stray cat feeding ANGELES (AP) — A mistrial has been declared in the case of a Los Angeles firefighter accused of beating a woman last year in a neighborhood dispute over the feeding of stray cats.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:31:33 GMTPolice: Shots fired at Ky. school, 1 student hurt, Ky. (AP) — A juvenile was arrested Tuesday in the shooting of a high school student that prompted a school-wide lockdown and evacuation, police in Louisville, Kentucky, said.DYLAN LOVANaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationKentuckyLouisvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:52:10 GMT35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska, Alaska (AP) — Pacific walrus looking for places to rest in the absence of sea ice are coming to shore in record numbers on Alaska's northwest coast.DAN JOLINGaGeneral newsScienceWalrusesAnimalsCoastlines and beachesOceansMammalsEnvironment and natureAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:48:41 GMTIranian filmmakers call for nuclear deal, Iran (AP) — Six prominent Iranian movie directors have launched a campaign calling for a nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.NASSER KARIMIiGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentArts and entertainmentIranMiddle East, 30 Sep 2014 20:25:39 GMTFederal judge won't give Wyoming control of wolves, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge has denied requests from the state of Wyoming, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service, and pro-hunting groups to change a decision last week that reinstates federal protections for wolves in the state.BEN NEARYaGeneral newsWolvesAnimalsNational courtsMammalsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationWyomingUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:09:55 GMTOlympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest (AP) — Olympic champion Michael Phelps apologized Tuesday for his latest brush with the law, saying he was "deeply sorry to everyone I have let down" with an arrest for DUI.JULIET LINDERMANaGeneral newsSportsCelebritySwimmingSummer Olympic gamesCrimeArrestsOlympic gamesReckless endangermentEntertainmentArts and entertainmentAquaticsEventsMen's aquaticsMen's sportsLaw and orderIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessBaltimoreBeijingMarylandUnited StatesNorth AmericaChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Sep 2014 20:40:31 GMTNFL has laundry list of verboten celebrations Billy "White Shoes" Johnson, shuffling Ickey Woods and the group high-fiving Fun Bunch? Their entertaining touchdown celebrations would be illegal in today's NFL.EDDIE PELLSaGeneral newsSportsProfessional footballFootball, 30 Sep 2014 20:33:49 GMTJudge: Health care subsidies 'abuse of discretion' CITY (AP) — A federal judge has sided with Oklahoma in its lawsuit challenging some subsidies offered to people buying insurance under the Affordable Care Act.JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsNational courtsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:46:38 GMTBuffalo grain silos being turned into huge beer ad, N.Y. (AP) — A cluster of 100-foot-tall grain silos in Buffalo is being turned into the world's largest six-pack.aBusinessGeneral newsOdditiesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:10:03 GMTMexico says 14 of 57 missing students found, Mexico (AP) — Fourteen of the 57 students reported missing after weekend shootings that killed six people in the southern state of Guerrero have been located, officials said Tuesday.iGeneral newsMissing personsCrimeMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 30 Sep 2014 21:39:04 GMTKurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighting that ground down to vicious house-to-house combat and close quarters sniping.VIVIAN SALAMARYAN LUCASiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestCivil warsHumanitarian crisesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomTurkeySyriaIraqMiddle EastUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:48:26 GMTBody cam helps justify fatal Utah police shooting LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah prosecutors didn't have to rely solely on interviews, ballistic reports and the autopsy to determine if a recent fatal police shooting was justified — they had a recording of the events taken by the body camera worn by the officer.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:14:03 GMTExxon fracking report responds to shareholders YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil is explaining how it is working to manage the risks of hydraulic fracturing in a report issued in response to pressure from a corporate responsibility group, the New York City Comptroller, and other shareholders.JONATHAN FAHEYfBusinessEnergy industryIndustriesEnergy and the environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:48:08 GMTCremated remains found in drug suspect's car, Mo. (AP) — A former Colorado funeral home worker tasked with spreading cremated ashes in the Rocky Mountains instead kept four people's remains in the trunk of his car for several years, police said.aGeneral newsDrug-related crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderMissouriLouisianaGrand JunctionUnited StatesNorth AmericaColorado, 30 Sep 2014 21:32:21 GMTFlorida loud music killing trial coming to close, Fla. (AP) — Michael Dunn was shooting to kill, not defending himself, when he fired at 17-year-old Jordan Davis after the two had an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store, prosecutors said during closing arguments on Tuesday in the second trial in the case.DEREK KINNERaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeMusicLaw and orderEntertainmentArts and entertainmentJacksonvilleFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:12:00 GMTOil, rail industries want 7 years to fix tank cars (AP) — The oil and railroad industries are urging federal regulators to allow them as long as seven years to upgrade existing tank cars that transport highly volatile crude oil, a top oil industry official said Tuesday. The cars have ruptured and spilled oil during collisions, leading to intense fires.JOAN LOWYwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsTransportation safetyAutomobile designProducts and servicesCorporate newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTransportationAutomobilesLifestyleEnergy industryIndustry regulationGovernment business and finance, 30 Sep 2014 20:53:40 GMTGunn shifts from 'Breaking Bad' to 'Gracepoint' ANGELES (AP) — The average TV binge viewer is indulging in catch-up. When Anna Gunn dove headlong into the British crime drama "Broadchurch," it was homework.LYNN ELBEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:32:45 GMTLarge crowds mark 1991 coup anniversary in Haiti, Haiti (AP) — A large crowd of supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide marched Tuesday through the capital on the anniversary of a 1991 military coup that ousted the country's first democratically elected leader.iGeneral newsCoups d'etatNational governmentsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsHaitiCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 30 Sep 2014 21:35:00 GMTOfficials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US (AP) — A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday.aGeneral newsDiagnosis and treatmentInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessDallasUnited StatesTexasWest AfricaNorth AmericaAfrica, 30 Sep 2014 21:25:48 GMTJudge accepts plea in 1998 embassy bombings case YORK (AP) — A New York judge has accepted the guilty plea of an Egyptian lawyer in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa, saying the government acted reasonably in reducing charges.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsEmbassiesBombingsLaw and orderInternational relationsGovernment and politics, 30 Sep 2014 21:26:38 GMTNotre Dame faces first tough test vs. Stanford BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ninth-ranked Notre Dame is about to face its stiffest challenge this season.TOM COYNEsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballSouth BendIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:44:08 GMTFamed violinist plays do-over at DC train station (AP) — Acclaimed violinist Joshua Bell brought Bach back to a train station Tuesday, as he did in 2007, but this time Washington noticed.BRETT ZONGKERwArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentBusking and street performanceRecreation and leisureLifestyle, 30 Sep 2014 21:31:28 GMTEU says Apple gets illegal tax benefits in Ireland (AP) — Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth billions of dollars after the European Union's competition watchdog said Tuesday the company appears to be benefiting from illegal tax deals there.JUERGEN BAETZhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyGovernment and politicsCorporate taxesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsState governmentsCorporate newsIrelandEuropeUnited StatesWestern EuropeNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:23:26 GMTAccused White House intruder indicted (AP) — Accused White House fence-jumper Omar J. Gonzalez was indicted Tuesday on federal and local charges for allegedly intruding into the presidential mansion armed with a folding knife.wGovernment and politicsIndictmentsPolitical corruptionGun politicsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesLaw and orderGeneral newsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:21:24 GMTCourt reviews contractor political donations (AP) — A panel of 11 appeals court judges on Tuesday seemed reluctant to overturn a ban on contractors donating money to federal elections, a prohibition that has been on the books for 70 years.PETE YOSTwGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsNational electionsJudicial electionsLegislatureCampaignsElectionsPolitical fundraisingLaw and orderGeneral newsJudiciaryUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:38:14 GMTPolice on manhunt find pipe bombs in woods GROVE, Pa. (AP) — State police searching for a man accused of killing a trooper said Tuesday they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt that were capable of causing significant damage.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsBombingsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:40:24 GMTSEC charges 2 with insider trading of Herbalife YORK (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged two men with insider trading after they learned that hedge fund manager Bill Ackman was betting against Herbalife Ltd.'s stock.fBusinessCorporate crimeCorporate newsCrimeGeneral news, 30 Sep 2014 20:18:31 GMTCrist says Florida Gov. Scott has no integrity (AP) — Republican-turned-Democrat former Gov. Charlie Crist said Tuesday that current Republican Gov. Rick Scott "has no integrity" and his policies are driven by "the almighty dollar."BRENDAN FARRINGTONaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsCampaignsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:23:12 GMTJudge hearing Hernandez bid to suppress evidence RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts prosecutor in the murder case against former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez testified Tuesday against his lawyers' efforts to suppress cellphone evidence, saying they had agreed to turn the phone over to investigators.ERIKA NIEDOWSKIaGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMassachusettsBostonFall RiverUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:28:02 GMTFew signs of progress as Obama meets India's Modi (AP) — President Barack Obama showered praise on India's new prime minister in an Oval Office meeting Tuesday that sought to infuse new energy into the two countries' sluggish relationship. Yet for all the pomp and pageantry, there were few signs that Obama and Narendra Modi had resolved vexing issues that have often kept the two democracies at arm's length.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsIndiaUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaSouth AsiaAsiaNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 21:02:59 GMTAP NewsAlert (AP) — Federal health officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States.aGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthDiagnosis and treatmentUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 20:58:33 GMT