FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Sep 2014 03:21:26 -0700Vitale, Smith lead Coyotes to 4-2 win over Canucks, British Columbia (AP) — Joe Vitale had a goal and an assist, Mike Smith made 23 saves and the Arizona Coyotes defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 Monday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBritish ColumbiaVancouverCanadaNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 04:32:51 GMTTestimony resuming in Detroit officer's trial (AP) — A controversial witness is returning to testify in the trial of a Detroit police officer charged in the death of a 7-year-old girl.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 05:04:14 GMTNicole Kidman reveals heartbreak at father's death (AP) — Nicole Kidman revealed she was heartbroken over the death of her father this month and thanked well-wishers for their comforting thoughts and prayers.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebritySydneySingaporeAustraliaOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 30 Sep 2014 09:20:10 GMTChina manufacturing growth in September low (AP) — China's manufacturing activity in September held steady at the previous month's low level, indicating the world's second-largest economy faces risks to growth, a survey showed Tuesday.fBusinessEconomic growthEconomyChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Sep 2014 06:57:39 GMTBeheading suspect's conversion surprised family CITY (AP) — Alton Nolen told relatives after his release from prison on drug and assault charges last year that he wanted to focus on getting his life in order.SEAN MURPHYHANNAH CUSHMANaGeneral newsIslamSocial mediaCrimeCorrectional systemsViolent crimeReligionSocial affairsOnline mediaMediaLaw and orderOklahomaOklahoma CityUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 05:05:31 GMTTaylor Hall scores twice, Oilers beat Jets 3-1, Alberta (AP) — Taylor Hall scored two goals to lead the Edmonton Oilers over the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Monday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsAlbertaEdmontonCanadaNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 04:50:14 GMTSharapova rolls into third round at China Open (AP) — Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic advanced with ease at the China Open on Tuesday, while Agnieszka Radwanska's late-season slump continued with another early loss.JUSTIN BERGMANsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsChinaBeijingWuhanGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Sep 2014 09:08:16 GMTHong Kong leader says Beijing won't back down KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader said Tuesday that China won't back down from its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub, dashing hopes that the standoff between demonstrators and authorities could be resolved quickly through negotiations.ELAINE KURTENBACHiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsDemocracyGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsHong KongChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Sep 2014 09:54:40 GMTSecret Service head faces questions on WH breach (AP) — Most Washington scandals that end up on Capitol Hill tend to end the same way: with an apology.ALICIA A. CALDWELLJOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsLegislatureLaw enforcement agenciesDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 07:13:30 GMTBrown says he's likely to sign plastic bag ban, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has indicated that he is likely to sign a bill imposing the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags as a way to address litter, primarily in waterways.FENIT NIRAPPILaBusinessGeneral newsLegislationGovernment and politicsState legislatureMaterials industryIndustriesLegislatureState governmentsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 07:03:33 GMTThai man gets death penalty for train rape, murder (AP) — A former railway worker in Thailand was sentenced to death Tuesday for raping a 13-year-old girl on an overnight train, then killing her and throwing her body out the window, an attack that sparked outrage in the Southeast Asian nation and prompted calls for the execution of rapists.THANYARAT DOKSONEiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeCrimes against childrenLegal proceedingsLaw and orderThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsia, 30 Sep 2014 09:31:52 GMTViagra ads target women for 1st time, N.J. (AP) — The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women.LINDA A. JOHNSONaBusinessGeneral newsHealthErectile dysfunctionMedicationPatentsMen's healthMarketing and advertisingCorporate newsSexual and reproductive healthDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesDiagnosis and treatmentIntellectual property, 30 Sep 2014 09:02:33 GMTAsian stocks mostly lower after US declines (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street's losses overnight and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a major financial center, added to worries about political risk.JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsWar and unrestStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyPolitical and civil unrestHong KongEast AsiaJapanSoutheast AsiaUkraineChinaGreater ChinaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 30 Sep 2014 04:28:25 GMT3rd-graders face high-stakes reading targets, Ohio (AP) — The games, ice cream and play rehearsals that 9-year-old Joshua Rowell experienced during summer school this year weren't just for fun.JULIE CARR SMYTHlLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationshipsPrimary and secondary educationPhilanthropic foundationsState legislatureEducationSocial affairsEducation issuesSocial issuesPhilanthropyLegislatureState governmentsOhioFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 07:15:52 GMTDeveloper asks for more time for LA football plan ANGELES (AP) — A developer that proposed building an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles asked the mayor and other city officials Monday for more time to lure a professional football team.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports facility constructionMunicipal governmentsUrban renewalFootballSports businessLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesSocial issuesSocial affairsProfessional footballLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 04:34:54 GMTColorado high court considers pot firing case (AP) — Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it.SADIE GURMANaBusinessGeneral newsMedical marijuanaCorporate legal affairsRecreational drug laws and regulationsLegal proceedingsHealth issuesHealthMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCorporate newsGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsLaw and orderCourtsJudiciaryState governmentsColoradoWashingtonDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 04:44:00 GMTEurozone inflation falls to near 5-year low (AP) — Inflation across the 18 countries that use the euro dipped further toward zero in September, official figures showed Tuesday, a move that's likely to maintain pressure on the European Central Bank to back further stimulus measures.PAN PYLASiBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyFinancial crisisFinancial marketsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyFinancial servicesIndustriesEurope, 30 Sep 2014 09:38:45 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBeijingChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Sep 2014 09:48:30 GMTBill allows families to seek gun restraining order, Calif. (AP) — California would become the first state to allow family members to petition judges to take away relatives' guns if they are deemed to be dangerous under a bill that faces a Tuesday deadline for action.DON THOMPSONaGeneral newsGun politicsLegislationState legislatureViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesLegislatureState governmentsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 07:10:15 GMTMichigan AD apologizes for mistakes with QB injury ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Roughly 12 hours after embattled Michigan coach Brady Hoke said he'd been given no indication that quarterback Shane Morris had been diagnosed with a concussion, athletic director Dave Brandon revealed in a post-midnight statement that the sophomore did appear to have sustained one.NOAH TRISTERsSportsAthlete injuriesCollege footballAthlete healthCollege sportsFootballMichiganAnn ArborUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 06:56:41 GMTCharles sends Chiefs to 41-14 rout of Patriots CITY, Mo. (AP) — It made sense that Andy Reid spoke in baseball metaphors after Kansas City whipped the New England Patriots on Monday night, with the Royals poised to end a long playoff drought just across the parking lot from Arrowhead Stadium.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 04:32:29 GMTObama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon (AP) — The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process, causing deep frustration within the administration and raising doubts that President Barack Obama will be able to fulfill his campaign promise to close the offshore prison for terrorism suspects.NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politicsTerrorismWar and unrestGeneral newsMilitary and defenseCubaUnited StatesUruguayCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaSouth America, 30 Sep 2014 07:12:25 GMTQuotations in the News"The president and the first lady, like all parents, are concerned about the safety of their children, but the president and first lady also have confidence in the men and women of the Secret Service to do a very important job." — White House spokesman Josh Earnest, commenting on reports that the intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged.The Associated PressaGeneral news, 30 Sep 2014 07:02:26 GMTRaiders fire coach Dennis Allen, Calif. (AP) — Dennis Allen arrived in Oakland as the fresh-faced, defensive mastermind who was supposed to be completely different than the parade of coaches during late owner Al Davis' final years running the Raiders.JOSH DUBOWsSportsAthlete compensationSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 07:01:55 GMTIto upsets top-seeded Wawrinka at Japan Open (AP) — Japanese wildcard entry Tatsuma Ito upset Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 6-2 on Tuesday to advance to the second round of the Japan Open.sSportsAustralian Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisEventsMen's sportsJapanEast AsiaAsia, 30 Sep 2014 08:41:52 GMTGov't to reveal drug company payments to doctors (AP) — Striving to shine a light on potential ethical conflicts in medicine, the Obama administration is releasing data on drug company payments to tens of thousands of individual doctors.RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARwBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsMedicationProducts and servicesCorporate newsDiagnosis and treatmentGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment programs, 30 Sep 2014 06:48:11 GMTChina approves iPhone 6 after security assurances (AP) — China's phone regulator said Tuesday it has approved Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 for use on Chinese networks after the company promised never to install "backdoors" to give other governments access to users' information. Apple said sales start Oct. 17.htBusinessTechnologyMobile phonesTelecommunicationsGovernment and politicsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesConsumer electronicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsChinaShanghaiGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Sep 2014 09:45:45 GMTChiefs offense hums in 41-14 rout of Patriots CITY, Mo. (AP) — Perhaps the Kansas City Chiefs gave their neighbors across the parking lot a little bit of inspiration with their impassioned performance against New England.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 07:03:07 GMTMore and more French joining Mideast jihad (AP) — France's interior minister says the number of French radicals joining extremists in Syria and Iraq has soared this year, saying that justifies a tough new anti-terrorist law adopted this month.iGeneral newsFranceMiddle EastIraqWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Sep 2014 08:20:56 GMTGlobal stocks mostly higher after US declines (AP) — Global stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street declined and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a major financial center, added to political risk worries.JOE McDONALDfBusinessProtests and demonstrationsEconomyWar and unrestFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsPolitical and civil unrestGeneral newsHong KongChinaThailandJapanBangkokSoutheast AsiaUkraineGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 30 Sep 2014 08:20:41 GMTSC cop indicted in shooting shrouded in mystery AUGUSTA, S.C. (AP) — Ernest Satterwhite was a laid-back former mechanic with some habits, including ignoring police officers who tried to pull him over.JEFFREY COLLINSaGeneral newsViolent crimePolice brutalityLegal proceedingsPoliceCrimeIndictmentsLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 08:44:13 GMTVideo, photos give jurors view of Auburn slaying, Ala. (AP) — Video and photos are giving jurors a grisly view of the shooting that killed two former Auburn University football players more than two years ago.aGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeFootballLaw and orderCollege footballCollege sportsAuburnOpelikaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 08:11:08 GMTRachel is barely a tropical storm in Pacific (AP) — The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Rachel is barely a tropical storm and is forecast to keep weakening over the Pacific off Mexico's coast.aGeneral newsStormsWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 30 Sep 2014 09:07:13 GMTAustralian police arrest 1 in counterterror raids, Australia (AP) — One man was arrested in counterterrorism raids in the Australian city of Melbourne on Tuesday after police said he provided money to a U.S. citizen fighting alongside extremists in Syria.iGeneral newsTerrorismArrestsWar and unrestCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsMelbourneAustraliaOceania, 30 Sep 2014 07:47:10 GMTRevel casino auction to continue on Tuesday CITY, N.J. (AP) — A bankruptcy court auction for Revel, the failed luxury casino-hotel on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, is scheduled to resume.WAYNE PARRYaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 05:58:29 GMTUS Ebola labs, parts for clinic arrive in Liberia, Liberia (AP) — U.S. mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and American troops have broken ground for a field hospital, as the international community races to increase the ability to care for the spiraling number of people infected with the dreaded disease.JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEHiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsLiberiaMonroviaWest AfricaGuineaSierra LeoneUnited StatesAfricaNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 09:44:26 GMTAlbania borrows $150 million to improve power grid, Albania (AP) — The World Bank is lending Albania $150 million (€118 million) to help overhaul its dysfunctional state-run power sector and pay for electricity imports from other Balkan states.iBusinessGeneral newsUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryFinancial servicesAlbaniaEastern EuropeEurope, 30 Sep 2014 10:10:05 GMTEU says Ireland grants Apple illegal tax benefits (AP) — The European Union's competition watchdog says tax rebates that Ireland granted iPhone maker Apple appear to amount to illegal state aid and may have to be recouped.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsEuropeIrelandWestern Europe, 30 Sep 2014 10:13:09 GMTVirginia police: Forensic evidence links 2 cases, Va. (AP) — They both were walking alone, separated from their friends late at night on or near the University of Virginia campus. One was found dead nearly five years ago. The other is still missing.LARRY O'DELLaGeneral newsForensicsCriminal investigationsMissing personsArrestsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderVirginiaCharlottesvilleTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 09:14:16 GMTLufthansa long-haul pilots start 15-hour strike (AP) — Pilots on Lufthansa's long-haul fleet have started a 15-hour walkout at the airline's main Frankfurt hub in a festering contract dispute.iBusinessGeneral newsStrikesLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsGermanyFrankfurtWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Sep 2014 06:56:34 GMTSen. Harry Reid playing major role in Senate races (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has twice won elections he was supposed to lose. If Democrats maintain control of the Senate in November, much of the credit will go to the wily Nevada Democrat.ERICA WERNERpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsPolitical fundraisingLegislatureCampaignsPolitical action committeesPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 07:14:48 GMTYour Top Plays for Today Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports GuideThe Associated PresssSportsMLB PlayoffsMen's soccerProfessional soccerEventsMen's sportsSoccerProfessional baseballBaseball, 30 Sep 2014 06:57:00 GMTRoyal Bank of Scotland sees finances improve (AP) — Taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland says strong economic conditions are boosting its finances and that it expects to take a smaller hit from bad investments this year.fBusinessUnited KingdomScotlandWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Sep 2014 08:34:40 GMTNew tremors raise concern at Japan's Mount Ontake, Japan (AP) — Increased seismic activity raised concern Tuesday about the possibility of another eruption at a Japanese volcano where 36 people were killed, forcing rescuers to suspend plans to try to recover at least two dozen bodies still near the summit.EMILY WANGiGeneral newsScienceVolcanoesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureJapanEast AsiaAsia, 30 Sep 2014 05:43:26 GMTAustralia says man sent money to American in Syria, Australia (AP) — One man was arrested in counterterrorism raids in the Australian city of Melbourne on Tuesday after police said he provided money to a U.S. citizen fighting alongside extremists in Syria.iGeneral newsTerrorismArrestsCrimeLegal proceedingsWar and unrestLaw and orderMelbourneAustraliaOceania, 30 Sep 2014 08:33:12 GMTChinese patriotism fuels cruises to disputed isles THE COCONUT PRINCESS (AP) — On a cruise more about politics than pleasure, Zhang Jing watched the gray shells of the Paracel Islands emerge from the purple, pre-dawn South China Sea.PENG PENGJACK CHANGiGeneral newsCoastlines and beachesTravelEnvironmental conservation and preservationEnvironment and natureLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEnvironmentChinaVietnamEast AsiaSouth China SeaSoutheast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 30 Sep 2014 07:17:11 GMTIran to help Lebanon army fight extremists (AP) — Iran will supply the Lebanese army with military equipment to be used in fighting Muslim extremist groups, a visiting senior Iranian official said on Tuesday.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsBeirutTehranLebanonSyriaIranMiddle East, 30 Sep 2014 09:31:15 GMTRecords, photos of famed US WWII bombers go online FE, N.M. (AP) — Thousands of feet above the Pacific Ocean, the bullets were coming fast and the flak was flying. Japanese fighter planes whizzed around like bees as the American forces in their lumbering B-24 bombers tried everything to reach their targets, save fuel and stay airborne for the long trip home.SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANaGeneral newsHobbiesRecreation and leisureLifestyleSanta FePacific OceanNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 06:49:36 GMTEying 2016, Rand Paul courts young voters (AP) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is working to improve the Republican Party's image among young voters as he visits South Carolina, a key state in the presidential primary calendar.STEVE PEOPLESpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPrimary electionsNational electionsElectionsSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 07:00:16 GMTObama, Modi to put upbeat face on US-India ties (AP) — President Barack Obama and India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi are trying to put an optimistic face on the future of relations between India and the United States, amid lingering concerns that the close ties the two democracies once enjoyed have lost their luster.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsIndiaUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaSouth AsiaAsiaNorth America, 30 Sep 2014 07:17:00 GMT