FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Nov 2014 00:07:55 -0800Asian stocks gain after China rate cut (AP) — Asian stocks rose Monday after China's surprise interest rate cut as investors looked ahead to European inflation data due out this week and OPEC meeting to discuss oil production levels.JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyOPEC MeetingsFinancial marketsStock marketsEventsFinancial servicesIndustriesOil and gas industryEnergy industryEuropeEast AsiaBeijingChinaAsiaGreater China, 24 Nov 2014 04:00:18 GMTOne Direction wins artist of the year at AMAs Direction has won the American Music Award for artist of the year.MESFIN FEKADUeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentAmerican Music AwardsEventsAward showsMusic awards, 24 Nov 2014 03:58:31 GMTUS judge to sentence reputed drug-lord lieutenant (AP) — A reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was to be sentenced Monday for his part in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and cities.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderDrug-related crimeOrganized crimeChicagoMexicoUnited StatesIllinoisNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Nov 2014 06:01:46 GMTAfghan official: suicide attack toll at least 50, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a volleyball tournament has risen to at least 50, with more than 60 wounded.iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 05:35:13 GMTCrew docks at International Space Station, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy docked Monday with the International Space Station, less than six hours after launching from Russia's manned space facility in Kazakhstan.iGeneral newsScienceSpace explorationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessKazakhstanRussiaCentral AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 03:37:41 GMTCalifornia bus crash kills 1, injures dozens, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus drifted off a northern California interstate and crashed onto its roof, killing a 33-year-old man, leaving six others with critical or serious injuries, and sending two dozen people to hospitals with mainly minor wounds, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCaliforniaFresnoReddingRed BluffUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 07:21:55 GMTFort Sam Houston lockdown lifted; 1 in custody ANTONIO (AP) — Officials at Fort Sam Houston say they've taken into custody the driver of a suspicious vehicle that sparked a lockdown at the San Antonio Army base.aGeneral newsSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaHouston, 24 Nov 2014 04:54:38 GMTList of winners of the American Music Awards of the 2014 American Music Awards, presented Sunday at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles:The Associated PresseArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentAmerican Music AwardsAward showsEvents, 24 Nov 2014 04:01:06 GMTJudge to rule on 1979 missing boy case confession YORK (AP) — The suspect in one of the nation's most haunting child disappearances is poised to learn whether his confession can be used at a potential murder trial.COLLEEN LONGJENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsMissing personsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:53:44 GMTSydney mom charged with attempted murder of baby (AP) — A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn son who was allegedly abandoned in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAustraliaSydneyOceania, 24 Nov 2014 06:42:19 GMTAnxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury, Mo. (AP) — Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge.DAVID A. LIEBANDALE GROSSaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesMissouriSt. LouisJefferson CityUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 04:18:37 GMTNo. 14 California knocks off Missouri 82-70 (AP) — Reshanda Gray scored 28 points and led four players in double figure scoring as No. 14 California held off Missouri, 82-70 in the Rainbow Wahine Classic Sunday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMissouriCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:15:02 GMTAP Photos: Refuge takes smuggled monkeys in Chile, Chile (AP) — Elba Munoz was working as a midwife when she took in her first monkey in 1994. Then she took in another and another, and now her shelter for illegally smuggled primates in Chile has 160 inhabitants.iGeneral newsEnvironmental concernsPrimatesSmugglingEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWildlifeAnimal poaching and smugglingCrimeMammalsAnimalsChileSantiagoSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Nov 2014 05:04:31 GMTFear for Afghan women's rights as troops withdraw, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan lawmaker Shukria Barakzai says the suicide bomber who plowed into her motorcade a week ago wanted to silence a voice on women's rights with a deafening blast.LYNNE O'DONNELLiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesTroop withdrawalsGovernment and politicsLegislatureSocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestTerrorismDiplomacyInternational relationsAfghanistanKabulUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 07:32:53 GMTVettel and Ferrari face tough future rebuilding DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sebastian Vettel's move to Ferrari seems a fitting one, bringing together motor sport's most prestigious team and the most successful driver in the current era.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingAbu DhabiUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 06:54:13 GMTBeckham single-handedly lead Giants to 21-10 lead RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr., made a jaw-dropping one-handed touchdown catch that lit up social media and helped the struggling New York Giants take a 21-10 lead over the Dallas Cowboys at halftime on Sunday night.TOM CANAVANsSportsProfessional footballFootballNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 03:15:13 GMTRomo throws 2 3rd quarter TDs to upstage Beckham RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tony Romo upstaged Odell Beckham Jr.'s jaw-dropping one-handed touchdown catch with two third quarter touchdown passes to give the Dallas Cowboys a 24-21 lead over the New York Giants heading into the fourth quarter Sunday night.TOM CANAVANsSportsProfessional footballFootballNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 04:08:29 GMTToday in History is Monday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2014. There are 37 days left in the year.The Associated PressaUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 05:00:41 GMTDozens take refuge from Japan quake aftershocks (AP) — Dozens of villagers remained in shelters Monday as aftershocks rattled a region in central Japan hit by a weekend earthquake that injured at least 41 people and destroyed more than 50 homes.ELAINE KURTENBACHiGeneral newsProperty damageNatural disastersAccidents and disastersJapanEast AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 06:47:23 GMTManning, Anderson lead Broncos past Dolphins 39-36 (AP) — The Denver Broncos' much maligned offensive line broke their silence last week. They made an earsplitting statement Sunday.ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsProfessional footballFootballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 03:33:58 GMTSome 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago (AP) — More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsSportsFiresFlowersAccidents and disastersPlantsChicagoIllinoisCrystal LakeUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 05:23:15 GMTBritish banker can plea in HK murder case: Judge KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong judge on Monday deemed a British banker charged with murdering two Indonesian women fit to enter a plea in his case based on the results of psychiatric reports.iGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 05:33:48 GMTHansen, Miller lift Canucks over Blackhawks 4-1, British Columbia (AP) — Jannik Hansen scored the first hat trick of his career Sunday as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBritish ColumbiaVancouverWashingtonCanadaNorth AmericaUnited States, 24 Nov 2014 05:54:26 GMTFirst lady attends Princeton women's hoops game Obama spent Sunday night watching her niece play basketball for Princeton.DOUG FEINBERGaGeneral newsSportsWomen's sportsBasketballWomen's basketballCollege basketballCollege sports, 24 Nov 2014 05:05:04 GMTMissouri knocks off No. 14 California 82-70 (AP) — Reshanda Gray scored 28 points and led four players in double figure scoring as Missouri used a strong second half to knock off No. 14 California, 82-70 at the Rainbow Wahine Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center Sunday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMissouriCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 05:41:45 GMTHundred attend memorial for Indiana aid worker (AP) — An Indiana aid worker beheaded by Islamic State militants in Syria was praised for his humanitarian work Sunday during a memorial service attended by hundreds that included readings from the Bible and the Quran.aGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesCivil warsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestIndianapolisSyriaIndianaMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:35:47 GMTPhilippine court convicts 9 Chinese of poaching, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court convicted nine Chinese fishermen Monday of poaching and taking hundreds of endangered giant sea turtles from a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, fining each of them nearly $103,000 but imposing no jail term.iGeneral newsAnimal poaching and smugglingTurtlesCrimeEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWildlifeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderReptilesAnimalsPhilippinesChinaManilaBeijingSoutheast AsiaSouth China SeaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asia, 24 Nov 2014 06:53:33 GMTNuggets beat Lakers 101-94 in OT ANGELES (AP) — Wilson Chandler scored 19 points and Ty Lawson had 18 points and 16 assists, helping the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 101-94 in overtime on Sunday night.JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:19:31 GMTProbe begins in fatal shooting of boy by officer (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by police in Cleveland after brandishing what turned out to be a replica gun, triggering an investigation into his death and a legislator's call for such weapons to be brightly colored or bear special markings.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLegislationLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLegislatureClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 07:05:53 GMTSydney mother dumps new-born in drain (AP) — A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn son who was allegedly abandoned in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said Monday.iGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeAustraliaSydneyOceania, 24 Nov 2014 06:49:30 GMTOne Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 AMAs Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories.MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAmerican Music AwardsAward showsEvents, 24 Nov 2014 07:18:41 GMTUncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision, Mo. (AP) — The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for Michael Brown.DAVID A. LIEBANDALE GROSSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisJefferson CityUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 07:19:19 GMTAustralian leader's 'shirtfront' gets new meaning, Australia (AP) — The Australian prime minister's threat to "shirtfront" Russia's president during an international summit this month has prompted a dictionary to broaden its definition of the word beyond an Australian football term for a shoulder charge to an opponent's chest.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsSummitsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashGovernment and politicsFootballInternational relationsEventsSportsAustraliaRussiaOceaniaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 07:05:03 GMTMerry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers (AP) — That's not mistletoe.KRISTEN WYATTaGeneral newsGift shoppingHolidaysHoliday shoppingShoppingLifestyleOccasionsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:13:13 GMTQuestions, answers about Detroit's bankruptcy (AP) — A judge on Nov. 7 signed off on Detroit's plan to emerge from bankruptcy, but he didn't specify when that would happen. A specific date is expected to be discussed during a court hearing Monday.ED WHITEaBusinessGeneral newsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:07:24 GMT1D, Katy Perry win big at American Music Awards girls love British boys: One Direction won artist of the year at the American Music Awards, taking home three honors and was the night's big winner next to Katy Perry, who didn't attend the show.MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityAmerican Music AwardsAward showsEvents, 24 Nov 2014 04:18:43 GMTKaty Perry to perform at Super Bowl halftime show YORK (AP) — Will Katy Perry be a firework at the Super Bowl? Will she show them what she's worth? Will she let her colors burst?MESFIN FEKADUeArts and entertainmentSportsMusicEntertainmentSports transactionsCelebrityProfessional footballSports businessFootballNew YorkPhoenixUnited StatesNorth AmericaArizona, 24 Nov 2014 03:16:39 GMTCowboys rally behind Romo, beat Giants 31-28 RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — For awesomeness, Odell Beckham Jr.'s catch couldn't be topped.BARRY WILNERsSportsProfessional footballFootballPhiladelphiaNew YorkNew JerseyPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:27:39 GMTMexico summons Uruguay's ambassador over comment CITY (AP) — Mexico summoned Uruguay's ambassador on Sunday after the South American country's president described Mexico as a kind of "failed state" in a magazine interview.iGeneral newsInternational incidentsDiplomacyInternational relationsMissing personsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeMexicoUruguaySouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral America, 24 Nov 2014 03:36:20 GMT2 hospitalized after Chicago building collapse (AP) — Two women and a dog have been rescued after a building collapsed on Chicago's South Side, and authorities are conducting a search of the rubble even though they don't believe anyone else was inside.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 03:42:00 GMTChurch members each get $500 to do good for world (AP) — On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone.SHARON COHENaGeneral newsObituariesAthlete injuriesOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleHigher educationEducationSocial affairsEducation costsAthlete healthSportsJordanAmmanChicagoLa SalleMiddle EastIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 06:15:02 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America of thousands of demonstrators marched in Mexico City to demand that authorities find 43 missing college students. The march was held on a day traditionally reserved for the celebration of Mexico's 1910-1917 Revolution. Protests turned violent when demonstrators clashed with riot police near the capital's international airport and later when they tried to storm the national palace. Demonstrators were arrested and photojournalists attacked.The Associated PressaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestMexicoMexico CityLatin America and CaribbeanPeruNorth AmericaCentral AmericaSouth America, 24 Nov 2014 05:07:14 GMTNATO says 2 international service members killed in attack in Afghanistan, Afghanistan (AP) — NATO says 2 international service members killed in attack in Afghanistan.iGeneral newsWar and unrestWar casualtiesAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 24 Nov 2014 07:43:35 GMTPalmieri, Maroon put Ducks past Coyotes, 2-1, Calif. (AP) — After going three weeks without a win in regulation, the Anaheim Ducks were in desperate need of a break. Fortunately, Arizona Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith obliged with a slip-and-fall straight out of the Keystone Kops.DAN GREENSPANsSportsSports transactionsMen's sportsSports businessProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 04:57:31 GMTBaby girl accidentally shot in New York City home YORK (AP) — Police have arrested the parents of a 9-month-old girl who was hospitalized after she was accidentally shot inside her home in New York City.aGeneral newsReckless endangermentAccidentsArrestsCrimeCrimes against childrenAccidents and disastersLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 04:21:21 GMTChilean moms growing support for medical marijuana, Chile (AP) — Paulina Bobadilla was beyond desperate. The drugs no longer stopped her daughter's epileptic seizures and the little girl had become so numb to pain, she would tear off her own fingernails and leave her small fingers bleeding.EVA VERGARAiGeneral newsMedical marijuanaDrug-related crimeCrimeHealth issuesHealthMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessChileSantiagoSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Nov 2014 06:33:11 GMTTurnovers doom No. 17 UConn in loss to W. Virginia JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Defending national champion Connecticut came to the Puerto Rico Tip-Off this week hoping to get an idea of what it needed to work on to be in a position to defend its title.KYLE HIGHTOWERsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsPuerto RicoConnecticutWest VirginiaHamiltonCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhio, 24 Nov 2014 03:46:19 GMTMonumental mess: Rome's mayor getting thumbs down (AP) — Pigs root through garbage piling up in a working class neighborhood. City buses improvise routes on streets clogged with triple-parked cars. On rainy days, muck-choked sewers make crossing the road a Herculean labor.FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsMass transit systemsPublic opinionGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsTransportationSocial affairsItalyRomeWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Nov 2014 07:41:10 GMT1 killed, dozens injured in California bus crash, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus ran off a Northern California freeway and overturned Sunday morning, killing one person and injuring 30 — six of them seriously, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCaliforniaReddingRed BluffUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Nov 2014 05:07:57 GMTIsrael police: Palestinian youth attacked by Jews (AP) — Three young Israelis attacked a Palestinian youth in Jerusalem on Monday, police say, the latest sectarian incident in the increasingly tense city.iGeneral newsPalestinian territoriesIsraelJerusalemWest BankMiddle East, 24 Nov 2014 06:51:49 GMT