FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:24:23 -0800Rosberg takes pole for Abu Dhabi GP, Hamilton 2ndhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f34bb42fcd63424eacdfd23de26f7751ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Nico Rosberg edged out title rival Lewis Hamilton on Saturday to take pole position for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, where the Mercedes pair will fight for the Formula One world championship.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingAbu DhabiUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f34bb42fcd63424eacdfd23de26f7751Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:13:03 GMTPope meets with autistic childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebfb483bd55646f1917ab95fb16e2ea7VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis tenderly embraced children with autism spectrum disorders, some of whom avoided meeting his gaze, during an audience Saturday aimed at offering solidarity to people living with the condition.PAOLO LUCARIELLOiGeneral newsHealthChristianityDevelopmental disordersDiseases and conditionsChild and teen healthReligionSocial affairsVatican CityItalyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebfb483bd55646f1917ab95fb16e2ea7Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:37:00 GMTScientists seek more tombs at ancient Greek sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fac151a70395441c840b2c2d1181ceecAMPHIPOLIS, Greece (AP) — Officials say the vast ancient burial mound at Amphipolis in Greece could contain more than one dead.iGeneral newsScienceGreeceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fac151a70395441c840b2c2d1181ceecSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:50:35 GMTEgypt lawyers union: Judge terrorizing attorneyshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b915129938f4f48a42e4778ce42e4f7CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's lawyers union has criticized an Egyptian judge for "disparaging" and "terrorizing" the defense team of a prominent activist on trial over a 2011 protest.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b915129938f4f48a42e4778ce42e4f7Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:43:55 GMTBahrain holds its first major vote since unresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67577997f9b5480ab05be1da07a025cfMANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Voters in Bahrain cast ballots Saturday in the island kingdom's first full parliamentary election since Arab Spring-inspired protests nearly four years ago, but a boycott by the country's opposition overshadowed the vote and highlighted the sectarian-charged divisions gripping this strategic U.S. ally.REEM KHALIFAADAM SCHRECKiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsProtests and demonstrationsElectionsBoycottsGovernment and politicsPolitical activismLegislaturePolitical and civil unrestReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesPolitical issuesUnited Arab EmiratesBahrainManamaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67577997f9b5480ab05be1da07a025cfSat, 22 Nov 2014 13:49:40 GMTN. Korean student escaped kidnap attempt in Parishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a43704f12a4a4e5788b1305699a1cfa5PARIS (AP) — A North Korean student with family ties to the regime escaped a kidnapping bid in Paris, where he was studying, and is now in hiding, a French source with knowledge of the case said Saturday.ELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsInternational relationsMissing personsKidnappingGovernment and politicsEducationCrimeSocial affairsFranceNorth KoreaParisWestern EuropeEuropeEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a43704f12a4a4e5788b1305699a1cfa5Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:00:08 GMTNagorno-Karabkah says it killed 2 Azeri soldiershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e13c16438d042a588ed23ff1c763dc6YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Nagorno-Karabakh says its forces have killed two Azerbaijani soldiers in an operation to recover the bodies of three helicopter crew members whose craft was shot down by Azerbaijan this month.iGeneral newsWar casualtiesWar and unrestArmeniaAzerbaijanEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e13c16438d042a588ed23ff1c763dc6Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:21:26 GMT3 years later: No charges in missing toddler casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bec6080e59f4b68a0307121a7bdaa35PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The blood found throughout the home where Ayla Reynolds was last seen nearly three years ago is all her mother needs to demand charges — any charges — be brought against the child's father and two other adults who were with the toddler the night she disappeared, setting off the largest investigation in Maine's history.DAVID SHARPaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeMissing personsCrimeLaw and orderLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3bec6080e59f4b68a0307121a7bdaa35Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:09:16 GMTThousands take part in Spanish anti-abortion rallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a3af0081bf84600b1378650530e3003MADRID (AP) — Tens of thousands of people have taken part in a demonstration in Madrid to protest against the conservative government's decision to scrap plans to restrict the availability of abortion.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsSpainMadridWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a3af0081bf84600b1378650530e3003Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:24:49 GMTProtest against Biden's visit to Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1df3a884c0834938be48ed6497f94782ISTANBUL (AP) — About 300 people have protested U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Turkey, chanting: "Biden get out. This country is ours."DEB RIECHMANNiBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestTurkeyIstanbulUnited StatesMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaCrimeaRussiaUkraineEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1df3a884c0834938be48ed6497f94782Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:40:59 GMTStrong quake in western China kills at least 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64d2e1d75e6a4669b870cc59b9df31f8BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake struck a lightly populated, mountainous area of western China on Saturday, killing at least one person, injuring 15 others and causing at least two homes to collapse, officials and state media said.CHRISTOPHER BODEENiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersLocal governmentsAccidentsGovernment and politicsChinaTibetChengduGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64d2e1d75e6a4669b870cc59b9df31f8Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:31:01 GMTStrong quake strikes Nagano city in central Japan; no immediate reports of injuries or damagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef640f6f8fa4b629a198a2445de4473TOKYO (AP) — Strong quake strikes Nagano city in central Japan; no immediate reports of injuries or damage.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bef640f6f8fa4b629a198a2445de4473Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:34:29 GMTNY state OK's $3.6 million after conviction tossedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/891293003c124038b31ea292d3b8f06eNEW YORK (AP) — A man whose New York City murder conviction was overturned after he spent over 20 years in prison is getting $3.6 million from the state.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/891293003c124038b31ea292d3b8f06eSat, 22 Nov 2014 15:59:28 GMTCalifornia Indian casinos embroiled in turmoilhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dddcd8c0a92448c6aefc3d31250af7daCOARSEGOLD, Calif. (AP) — When it comes to controlling California's lucrative casinos, the stakes are enormous for tribes who own the gambling operations that collectively generate $7 billion annually and outperformed the Las Vegas Strip last year.SCOTT SMITHaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dddcd8c0a92448c6aefc3d31250af7daSat, 22 Nov 2014 15:57:38 GMTStenson, Cabrera-Bello lead in Dubaihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87e3b7775f8544a4842dba3081690393DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Defending champion Henrik Stenson and Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello opened up a three-shot lead after the third round of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship on Saturday.BERNIE McGUIREsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfDubaiUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87e3b7775f8544a4842dba3081690393Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:41:28 GMTIraqi forces, Islamic State group battle in Ramadihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13a6e0f905a94a59ae8eb0ee7c27bfa5BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi soldiers backed by Sunni fighters launched a major operation Saturday to retake a section of the city of Ramadi seized by Islamic State group militants, an official and residents said.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13a6e0f905a94a59ae8eb0ee7c27bfa5Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:31:32 GMTObama immigration plan good, not great for economyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49c7e7e3c35d4633a44b39ccc5579dbfWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy — just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms.JOSH BOAKwBusinessGeneral newsLabor economyEconomyImmigration policyImmigrationLegislaturePassports and visasEntrepreneurshipSmall businessGovernment policyGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsLabor issuesTravelLifestyleCareersUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49c7e7e3c35d4633a44b39ccc5579dbfSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:01:13 GMTFamily of NYC man killed by police seeks answershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2803d9dfad248a09ec26eccd0df9cabNEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton says the police killing of an unarmed man in a darkened public housing stairwell spotlights questions about how the New York Police Department patrols public housing and assigns rookie officers.VERENA DOBNIKaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaBrooklynhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2803d9dfad248a09ec26eccd0df9cabSat, 22 Nov 2014 15:46:09 GMTFlooding becomes new threat in snowy Buffalohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1639d71d102847a78966e85ed0b7c4b3BUFFALO, 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 newsWeatherFloodsWinter weatherAccidents and disastersAccidentsBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1639d71d102847a78966e85ed0b7c4b3Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:57:57 GMTActivist group: US-led Syria strikes kill over 900http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92267eb21ea24276ba2056f46487e269BEIRUT (AP) — A prominent Syrian activist group monitoring its civil war says U.S.-led airstrikes in the country have killed over 900 people since September, many fighters of the militant Islamic State group, though some civilians as well.iGeneral newsWar and unrestCivil warsMilitant groupsPolitical activismPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92267eb21ea24276ba2056f46487e269Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:53:59 GMTEgypt to host major economic conference in Marchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1f3d5cc30894c768e694d0726e90ee0CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's prime minister says his government will host a three-day international economic conference in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh starting March 13 to support the country's economy.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsEgyptUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1f3d5cc30894c768e694d0726e90ee0Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:32:54 GMTCity: Quarter-toting 'Robin Hooders' must back offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7ceb98af6af4df5bd57811881107a5fKEENE, N.H. (AP) — The self-styled "Robin Hooders" race to the rescue of the parking peasantry, pumping quarters into their expired meters and leaving behind cards informing them they have been saved from "the king's tariff."LYNNE TUOHYaGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsProtests and demonstrationsState governmentsWorkplace discriminationGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsPolitical and civil unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsPersonnelBusinessLabor issuesNew HampshireKeeneUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7ceb98af6af4df5bd57811881107a5fSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:50:11 GMTKerry says gaps remain in talks about Iran's nukeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4a9f4573a1949968ff4ef7e8d1f17ecVIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has warned of "serious gaps" in the talks about a nuclear deal with Iran, but as Monday's deadline approached his German counterpart said Tehran and six world powers have "never been closer" to agreement since they started negotiating more than six years ago.MATTHEW LEEGEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsTehranViennaIranUnited StatesGermanyMiddle EastAustriaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4a9f4573a1949968ff4ef7e8d1f17ecSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:28:21 GMTStenson, Cabrera-Bello lead by 3 in Dubaihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7018b922dffe497fa9b9b9914f3a82a9DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Defending champion Henrik Stenson and Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello opened up a three-shot lead after the third round of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship on Saturday.BERNIE McGUIREsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfDubaiUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7018b922dffe497fa9b9b9914f3a82a9Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:18:31 GMTPerez signs multi-year contract with Force Indiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/976c608d19584aecbc8488aefe35985aABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez has signed a multi-year contract extension with the Force India team.sSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingAbu DhabiUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/976c608d19584aecbc8488aefe35985aSat, 22 Nov 2014 15:37:55 GMTGonzalez defends WBC flyweight titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/467729a0401a422a87ceec009df659f5YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Roman Gonzalez of Nicaragua beat Rocky Fuentes of the Philippines with a technical knockout Saturday in the first defense of his WBC flyweight title.sSportsBoxingJapanYokohamaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/467729a0401a422a87ceec009df659f5Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:30:12 GMTMali: New Ebola case confirmed, 2 more suspectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9db9f978ce6c4867b459c28f438cafc5BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali on Saturday confirmed a new case of Ebola and said two more suspected patients are being tested, raising concern about a further spread of the disease which has already killed at least five people in the country.BABA AHMEDiGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsUnited KingdomWest AfricaMaliSierra LeoneAfricaGuineaBamakoWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9db9f978ce6c4867b459c28f438cafc5Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:48:28 GMTRosberg takes pole position for Abu Dhabi GPhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec7628d0ce9e4f96a76ab7c41c619bebABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Nico Rosberg edged out title rival Lewis Hamilton to take pole position for the season-ending Abu Dhabi, where the two will fight for the Formula One.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneAbu DhabiUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec7628d0ce9e4f96a76ab7c41c619bebSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:10:49 GMTUS releases Saudi prisoner from Guantanamo Bayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcf3e203d2e84f788ed0e4371055da69MIAMI (AP) — A Saudi citizen who has spent the past 12 years detained at Guantanamo Bay has been released, the Pentagon said Saturday, amid a push to whittle down the prison population at the U.S. base in Cuba.aGeneral newsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsCubaUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcf3e203d2e84f788ed0e4371055da69Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:48:06 GMTPuerto Rico sees slight drop in unemployment ratehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f940ca94ab14544a07436859a89b299SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's unemployment rate has dropped slightly as the U.S. territory struggles to emerge from a nearly decade-long economic slump.iBusinessGeneral newsLabor economyEconomyLeading economic indicatorsPuerto RicoCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f940ca94ab14544a07436859a89b299Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:10:40 GMTFederer fit for doubles in Davis Cup finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54246b62a2184e3da543e03d42f4617dLILLE, France (AP) — Roger Federer is fit enough to play the Davis Cup final doubles with Stan Wawrinka against French pair Richard Gasquet and Julien Benneteau on Saturday.sSportsDavis CupMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsFranceSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54246b62a2184e3da543e03d42f4617dSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:01:04 GMTMidterm elections get a yawn, but not in Oregonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d9fd499568f4d298fdf02821c515d59PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It's nearly as certain as Oregon's rainy season. When there's an election, voters in the state respond with an enthusiasm that's rare in most other places in America.TERRENCE PETTYJONATHAN J. COOPERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsState electionsState governmentsMid-term electionsVotingMinnesotaWisconsinWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d9fd499568f4d298fdf02821c515d59Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:51:18 GMTRosberg takes Abu Dhabi pole to pressure Hamiltonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42e94c282e494029a985b129a3aada99ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Nico Rosberg has pole position for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Now he just needs someone to get in the way of title rival Lewis Hamilton.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingAbu DhabiUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42e94c282e494029a985b129a3aada99Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:00:50 GMTSomalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenyahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fef0af3455a4d128263b908159feffcNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, Al-Shabab, attacked a bus in northern Kenya at dawn Saturday, singling out and killing 28 non-Muslims, Kenyan police said.TOM ODULAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsBombingsWar and unrestTransportationViolent crimeCrimeKenyaSomaliaNairobiEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fef0af3455a4d128263b908159feffcSat, 22 Nov 2014 14:55:37 GMTSomalia's Al-Shabab says it killed 28 in Kenyahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1e96048a3e64fbd92bbbb7d27fa1866NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, Al-Shabab, claimed responsibility for a Saturday dawn attack on a bus in which 28 non-Muslims were singled out and killed.TOM ODULAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestSomaliaKenyaNairobiEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1e96048a3e64fbd92bbbb7d27fa1866Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:11:50 GMTSource: NKorean escapes kidnap attempt in Parishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4472e305be8b4122b57865e263e132e7PARIS (AP) — A North Korean student with family ties to the regime in his country escaped a kidnapping bid in Paris, where he was studying, and is now in hiding, a French source with knowledge of the case said Saturday.ELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsInternational relationsMissing personsKidnappingGovernment and politicsEducationCrimeSocial affairsFranceNorth KoreaParisWestern EuropeEuropeEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4472e305be8b4122b57865e263e132e7Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:16:18 GMTUK firms Aviva, Friends Life in $8.8B merger talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5eb6b835eab74c3aaceb386e7bb72f40LONDON (AP) — Britain's Aviva says it is in talks to buy another insurer, Friends Life for over 5.6 billion pounds ($8.8 billion) in a deal that would create the country's leading insurance, savings and asset management company by number of customers.iBusinessGeneral newsOwnership changesCorporate newsFinancial servicesIndustriesUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5eb6b835eab74c3aaceb386e7bb72f40Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:46:33 GMTHundreds evacuated after London hotel explosionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/526f51299dc44ebd982aeea3e1a81012LONDON (AP) — A suspected gas leak touched off an explosion in the basement of the Hyatt Regency Churchill in London, injuring 14 people and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of hotel guests, authorities said Saturday.iGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersEvacuationsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/526f51299dc44ebd982aeea3e1a81012Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:55:03 GMTCalm urged as Ferguson grand jury nears decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f45c1df6a4b49c0b8b3c1c4701214c7FERGUSON, 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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f45c1df6a4b49c0b8b3c1c4701214c7Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:20:35 GMTAnti-government protest takes place in Albaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/395386f3440c4d0f86bba642005a1077TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Tens of thousands of Albanians are protesting the government's economic policies, claiming they are leading to rising taxes and energy prices and high unemployment.iBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsEconomic policyGovernment and politicsGovernment policyEconomyPolitical and civil unrestGovernment business and financeAlbaniaTiranaEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/395386f3440c4d0f86bba642005a1077Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:31:30 GMTFamily pays tribute to slain hostage Alan Henninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f9a2f35b1a442c49a3d3a9db909f2f8LONDON (AP) — The family of slain hostage Alan Henning has paid tribute to his life, gathering for a private memorial service.iGeneral newsHostage situationsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f9a2f35b1a442c49a3d3a9db909f2f8Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:19:13 GMTFamily of NYC man killed by police seek answershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95d992a972264607be2f0ff0052ffb22NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton is calling for prosecutors to do a thorough investigation into the police killing of an unarmed man in a darkened stairwell at a public housing building in New York City.VERENA DOBNIKaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95d992a972264607be2f0ff0052ffb22Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:25:47 GMTGambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chipshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9062511bbee846309c10dad459be039bWASHINGTON (AP) — The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obtained by The Associated Press.ROBERT BURNSwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCounterfeiting and forgeryArmed forcesCriminal investigationsMilitary legal affairsWar and unrestGambling laws and regulationsCrimeMilitary and defenseLaw and orderGovernment regulationsUnited StatesCouncil BluffsIowaKansasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9062511bbee846309c10dad459be039bSat, 22 Nov 2014 15:31:33 GMTDogfighting thrives in years since Vick casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26a208011831435084a5aa0d85d863e2JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — In the squalid Jacksonville dogfighting kennel, a champion named Bulletproof Sam sat in a makeshift wooden cage, his teeth exposed from a missing snout.JASON DEARENaGeneral newsAnimal crueltyDrug-related crimeCelebrityArrestsLegal proceedingsCrimeCriminal investigationsAnimal welfareDogsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsMammalsAnimalsFloridaUnited StatesWisconsinNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26a208011831435084a5aa0d85d863e2Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:31:16 GMTFerguson experiences 3rd straight night of unresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f7507f7b17c405093017871ed03936aFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities arrested three protesters during a third straight night of unrest in Ferguson as tensions mount amid speculation that a grand jury could decide soon whether to indict the police officer who killed Michael Brown.ALEX SANZJIM SALTERaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsHuman rights and civil libertiesArrestsCrimePolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f7507f7b17c405093017871ed03936aSat, 22 Nov 2014 16:19:49 GMTStrong quake strikes central Japan's Nagano cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77bc37114922429f8ba84f19235db708TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake struck a mountainous area of central Japan on Saturday night, causing at least one building to collapse and injuring several people, according to Japanese media reports. No tsunami warning was issued.iGeneral newsNatural disasters2011 Japan earthquake and tsunamiAccidents and disastersEventsAccidentsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryTsunamisJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77bc37114922429f8ba84f19235db708Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:12:33 GMTNico Rosberg fastest in 3rd Abu Dhabi GP practicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fa63eceea134c3c8ae0f1e28c2c4b21ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Nico Rosberg edged title rival Lewis Hamilton in the third practice session for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingAbu DhabiUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fa63eceea134c3c8ae0f1e28c2c4b21Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:37:32 GMTBiden announces new aid for Syrian refugeeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/024a4d8225f841a690583fc222dba6d2ISTANBUL (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has announced nearly $135 million in humanitarian aid to help feed civilians affected by Syria's war.DEB RIECHMANNiBusinessGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHumanitarian assistanceGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsTurkeyUnited StatesSyriaIstanbulMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/024a4d8225f841a690583fc222dba6d2Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:14:17 GMTUK volunteers fly to Sierra Leone to fight Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e4fe3656a8b4478be5866df827941e0FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The first wave of volunteers from Britain's National Health Service arrived in Sierra Leone Saturday amid what the World Health Organization has described as an "intense" surge in cases.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYiGeneral newsHealthVolunteerismInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSocial affairsUnited KingdomSierra LeoneWest AfricaLiberiaFreetownWestern EuropeEuropeAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e4fe3656a8b4478be5866df827941e0Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:04:12 GMTAnalysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fac61609c22410fbae4e7e43290ffbdWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive order, Democrats united behind him and GOP congressional leaders desperate to squelch talk of a government shutdown or even impeachment.DAVID ESPOwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureElectionsImmigration policyUnited States Presidential ElectionImmigrationImpeachmentsGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsEventsLegislationNational electionsPolitical issuesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fac61609c22410fbae4e7e43290ffbdSat, 22 Nov 2014 16:03:55 GMT