FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Sep 2014 09:14:28 -0700Judge maintains camera restrictions in Arias trial (AP) — A judge in Phoenix is refusing to lift restrictions on camera coverage of the penalty phase of Jodi Arias' trial.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:05:12 GMTHeavy rains trigger landslides in northeast India, India (AP) — Heavy rains in parts of northeastern India triggered landslides and flash floods, killing at least seven people, officials said Monday.iGeneral newsWeatherFloodsNatural disastersStormsAccidents and disastersIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 22 Sep 2014 15:49:11 GMTStreets bustling after Sierra Leone shutdown ends, Sierra Leone (AP) — Streets in Sierra Leone's capital bustled again Monday after an unprecedented nationwide shutdown during which officials said more than 1 million households were checked for Ebola patients and given information on the deadly disease. But the government delayed an announcement on how many new cases had been discovered.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYiGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSierra LeoneWest AfricaLiberiaFreetownGuineaAfrica, 22 Sep 2014 15:14:56 GMTUS stocks fall as China weighs on markets YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling as investors worry about new signs of weakness in China's economy.aBusinessGeneral newsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial marketsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Sep 2014 15:57:24 GMTGiuliani to help fight Noriega's video game suit ANGELES (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in one of its popular "Call of Duty" games.ANTHONY McCARTNEYhtBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSmall businessTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentCorporate legal affairsLegal proceedingsCrimeCorporate newsLaw and orderInformation technologyIndustriesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsPanamaUnited StatesNew York CityCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaNew York, 22 Sep 2014 15:57:52 GMTSpain appoints Gala Leon as Davis Cup captain (AP) — The Spanish tennis federation says it has appointed former WTA player Gala Leon as captain of its Davis Cup team.sSportsDavis CupMen's tennisTennisEventsMen's sportsSpainSevilleWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 15:33:04 GMTGM expert says 21 deaths eligible for compensation (AP) — The death toll from crashes involving General Motors small cars with faulty ignition switches has risen to at least 21.aBusinessGeneral news, 22 Sep 2014 15:59:15 GMTUS canoeist wins gold at world championships, Md. (AP) — Canoeist Fabien Lefevre (FAY'-bee-en lah-FERV') is America's first gold medalist in a world whitewater slalom event in 12 years.aGeneral newsSportsMen's canoeing and kayakingWomen's canoeing and kayakingICF Canoe Slalom World ChampionshipsCanoe slalomCanoeing and kayakingMen's sportsWomen's sportsEventsMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 16:07:35 GMTKiev notes progress on eastern Ukraine cease-fire, Ukraine (AP) — Both government troops and pro-Russian rebels began withdrawing heavy artillery in the east of the country, Ukrainian officials said Monday, a significant step toward implementing an effective cease-fire in the region.LAURA MILLSiGeneral newsInternational agreementsWar and unrestCease firesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseUkraineKievDonetskPolandEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 15:39:20 GMTSwiss bank UBS loses $1.4B bail appeal in France (AP) — Swiss bank UBS AG has failed to overturn a bail order for 1.1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) set by a French court in a tax evasion and money laundering case.fBusinessLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsSwitzerlandFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 15:32:39 GMTSome 130,000 Syrians reach Turkey, fleeing IS, Turkey (AP) — Some 130,000 Kurdish refugees fleeing Islamic militants have crossed the border from Syria into Turkey in the past four days, Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday as fighting raged close to Turkey's southern border.DESMOND BUTLERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsLocal governmentsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 16:03:56 GMTJustice Kagan performs her first same-sex wedding (AP) — Justice Elena Kagan has officiated for the first time at a same-sex wedding, a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband.wLifestyleGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansWeddingsCouplesRelationshipsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryOccasions, 22 Sep 2014 15:08:02 GMTWall Street sit-in planned on climate crisis YORK (AP) — One day after a huge climate march in New York City, activists on Monday planned to flood Wall Street to protest what they say is corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.JENNIFER PELTZaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestEnvironmental activismClimatePolitical activismEnvironmentEnvironment and naturePolitical issuesGovernment and politicsNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:08:19 GMTIraq military official: 40 soldiers killed in clashes with Islamic State militants; 68 missing (AP) — Iraq military official: 40 soldiers killed in clashes with Islamic State militants; 68 missing.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsIraqMiddle East, 22 Sep 2014 15:24:00 GMTNew Afghan leader promises equal rights for women, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's new president-elect pledged in his victory speech on Monday to give women prominent roles in his government and told his nation that women are important to the country's future.JASON STRAZIUSOiGeneral newsCabinetsGovernment and politicsRun-off electionsVotingElectionsAfghanistanKabulUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:13:50 GMTJustice Department wraps up Texas voter ID trial CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Justice Department says a two-week trial has shown that a tough Texas voter ID law substantially discriminates against minorities and should be scrapped.PAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States General ElectionNational courtsEventsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryGeneral electionsElectionsTexasCorpus ChristiUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:01:08 GMTIran arrests 11 over insulting text messages, Iran (AP) — An Iranian newspaper says 11 people have been arrested in the south after allegedly sending text messages deemed insulting to the founder of the Islamic Republic, the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsIranMiddle East, 22 Sep 2014 15:33:04 GMTUS existing home sales fall in August (AP) — Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce.JOSH BOAKwBusinessGeneral newsHome salesConstruction sector performanceHome pricesPricesHome sellingHome buyingRecessions and depressionsEconomyReal estateConstruction put in placeResidential real estateLifestyleIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesPersonal investingPersonal financeProfessional services, 22 Sep 2014 14:53:12 GMTDeath toll rises in Nigeria building collapse (AP) — A total of 115 people, including 84 South Africans, died in the Sept. 12 collapse of a building at a church complex in Nigeria, the South African government said Monday.CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsAccidents and disastersAccidentsGovernment and politicsSouth AfricaNigeriaSouthern AfricaAfricaWest Africa, 22 Sep 2014 14:50:41 GMTIllinois city marks birthday with mega bratwurst, Ill. (AP) — Residents in the southwest Illinois city of Belleville celebrated its 200th birthday with a 200-foot bratwurst, complete with a 200-foot bun.aGeneral newsOdditiesBellevilleIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:42:41 GMTGiuliani to help video game company fight Noriega ANGELES (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in the hit game "Call of Duty: Black Ops II."ANTHONY McCARTNEYhtBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSmall businessTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCrimeCorporate legal affairsCorporate newsLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsPanamaUnited StatesNew York CityCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaNew York, 22 Sep 2014 14:53:02 GMTEgypt: Brotherhood leader, 104 referred to trial (AP) — Egypt's top prosecutor has referred the leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and 104 supporters to trial on charges of murder and terrorism.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 22 Sep 2014 14:55:49 GMTBraves fire GM Frank Wren after missing playoffs (AP) — The Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren on Monday, less than 24 hours after being eliminated from the NL playoff race.PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsSports transactionsMLB PlayoffsProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsEventsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:46:53 GMTMan seen with missing UVa student being sought, Va. (AP) — A man authorities believe is the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared is being sought on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving.aGeneral newsReckless endangermentMissing personsCrimeCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:26:06 GMTGreece: Homeless used in VIP taxi scam, Greece (AP) — Police have busted a phony VIP taxi service in Greece that was using the bank accounts of homeless people to collect deposits from cab drivers.iOdditiesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 15:46:26 GMTGrain lower, livestock lower (AP) — Grain futures were lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:40:47 GMTIraqi Kurdish forces receiving western training (AP) — A senior Iraqi commander in the western Anbar province says at least 40 soldiers were killed in recent suicide bombings carried out by Islamic State militants and another 68 have been captured.QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsTerrorismWar and unrestBombingsIraqMiddle EastBaghdadUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:30:37 GMTUN to bind nations on new foreign terrorist rules (AP) — White House officials say the United Nations Security Council is expected to pass a resolution requiring nations to prosecute their citizens who travel abroad to join terrorist organizations.KEN DILANIANwGovernment and politics, 22 Sep 2014 15:55:19 GMTJailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown or night, the lights inside cell 135C of central New Mexico's Valencia County Detention Center were always on.ADAM GELLERaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsNew MexicoNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 22 Sep 2014 15:23:21 GMTUS stocks move lower as China weighs on markets YORK (AP) — US stocks declined on Monday amid concerns over China's economy. Worries about slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy pushed the down the price of oil, weighing on energy stocks.STEVE ROTHWELLPAN PYLASaBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyHome salesCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsReal estateChinaJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:12:17 GMTShonda Rhimes lays claim to Thursday nights on ABC HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Let's just go ahead and make it official. "Thursday" should be renamed "Shonday."FRAZIER MOOREeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainment, 22 Sep 2014 15:29:19 GMTDetroit tells judge: We can't give away free water (AP) — Detroit's water department defended its shutoff policy Monday and warned that free service to people with unpaid bills could be "very devastating" to the bottom line.ED WHITEaGeneral newsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 16:09:04 GMTClarification: Obit-Polly Bergen story YORK (AP) — In an obituary Sept. 20, The Associated Press reported that actress Polly Bergen's survivors included daughter Pamela Fields. The story should have made clear that the daughter goes by P.K. instead of Pamela.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentObituariesMoviesPerforming artsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:00:04 GMTGermany asks soldiers to volunteer to fight Ebola (AP) — Germany's defense minister is asking for volunteers from the country's military to staff a clinic it plans to set up in West Africa, where the deadly Ebola disease has claimed more than 2,600 lives.iGeneral newsVolunteerismInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthSocial affairsGovernment and politicsGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 14:55:13 GMTDraghi: Euro recovery losing momentum, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi defended the bank's new stimulus programs as he warned that the weak economic recovery in the eurozone "is losing momentum."DAVID McHUGHiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyGovernment and politicsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeFinancial servicesIndustriesEuropeGermanyWestern Europe, 22 Sep 2014 15:23:38 GMTProsecutor: NYC might face legal action over jails YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says he's ready to take legal action against New York City to force long-overdue reforms at its problem-plagued jail complex.aGeneral newsCorrectional systemsLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:59:16 GMTRomania's spy chief quits, will run for president, Romania (AP) — The head of Romania's foreign spy agency has resigned to run for president in the Nov. 2 election, fueling debate about the presence of spies in the country's political life.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCampaignsElectionsNational electionsRomaniaEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 15:17:30 GMTMonaco beats Delbonis to open Shenzhen Open, China (AP) — Juan Monaco of Argentina moved within one victory of his 300th career win on the ATP Tour, beating Federico Delbonis 6-3, 7-5 on Monday at the Shenzhen Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisChinaMonacoGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 14:55:19 GMT3 Afghan soldiers missing from Cape Cod base EDWARDS, Mass. (AP) — As police and U. S. military officials c searched for three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base, Gov. Deval Patrick said one of the possibilities being investigated is that they may be trying to find a way to stay in the United States.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsArmed forcesRegional cooperationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsInternational relationsAfghanistanMassachusettsUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:15:40 GMTNY judge: Cameras could have stopped police deaths YORK (AP) — The federal judge who ruled the New York Police Department's stop and frisk policy violated civil rights says body cameras could have prevented the deaths of two men by police.aGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:40:31 GMTNew Polish govt loses some foreign policy heft, Poland (AP) — Poland's last government was a strong voice internationally on Ukraine, supporting Kiev's pro-Western reforms and calling for sanctions on Russia to punish it for its aggression there.VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsForeign policyInternational relationsGovernment policyPolandWarsawUkraineMoscowRussiaEuropeEastern Europe, 22 Sep 2014 15:06:39 GMTFrance to host Switzerland on clay in Davis Cup (AP) — France will play the Davis Cup final against Switzerland on indoor clay in a bid to thwart Roger Federer's quest for a first win in the team competition.sSportsDavis CupMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsFranceSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 15:13:42 GMTNFL vetting process: There are no sure things the time the typical player signs an NFL contract, around 100 scouts, coaches and general managers have pored over his history.EDDIE PELLSaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCrimeCollege sportsFootballProfessional football, 22 Sep 2014 15:10:41 GMTCalifornia wildfire crews brace for weather shift FRANCISCO (AP) — Crews battling a huge Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes braced for hotter temperatures and erratic winds Monday after cooler, wet weather helped them make progress over the weekend.TERRY COLLINSaGeneral newsFire weatherAccidents and disastersWeatherFiresNatural disastersCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 16:05:51 GMTGovernor confident ambush suspect will be caught GROVE, Pa. (AP) — The survivalist charged in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks 10 days ago will be caught, Gov. Tom Corbett vowed Monday as a police official said authorities believe they are hot on his trail.KATHY MATHESONaGeneral newsViolent crimeSearch and rescue effortsCrimeState governmentsGovernment and politicsPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:54:43 GMTPresident: No danger from threat at Alabama dorm, Ala. (AP) — The president of the University of Alabama says there was no danger from a threat that prompted a lockdown at a women's dormitory in Tuscaloosa.aGeneral newsSocial mediaOnline mediaMediaAlabamaTuscaloosaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:07:11 GMT'The Lion King' earns record box office YORK (AP) — Here's something the folks at Disney can take real pride in: "The Lion King" is the top ticket of all time.MARK KENNEDYaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentMoviesPerforming artsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleNew YorkLondonUnited StatesNorth AmericaEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 15:01:50 GMTPlosser, a leading Fed 'hawk,' to retire in March (AP) — Charles Plosser, a leading inflation "hawk" at the Federal Reserve, announced Monday that he plans to retire March 1.MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial servicesIndustriesPrices, 22 Sep 2014 15:35:50 GMTApple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold YORK (AP) — Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyMobile phonesTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesConsumer electronics, 22 Sep 2014 14:45:29 GMTCaroline Garcia upsets Radwanska at Wuhan Open, China (AP) — Caroline Garcia followed up her first-round win over Venus Williams with a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) upset win over fifth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday at the inaugural Wuhan Open.The Associated PresssSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsWuhanChinaEast AsiaGermanyUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 15:08:36 GMT