FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Oct 2014 17:04:03 -0700US says head of Gulf Cartel in custody (AP) — U.S. authorities say they have arrested the head of the Gulf Cartel, one of Mexico's most violent drug trafficking rings.JUAN A. LOZANOaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderOrganized crimeMexicoUnited StatesTexasNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 21 Oct 2014 22:23:08 GMTOmaha hospital says American video journalist free of Ebola, will be released Wednesday, Neb. (AP) — Omaha hospital says American video journalist free of Ebola, will be released Wednesday.aGeneral newsJournalistsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthNews mediaMediaOmahaNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 22:59:07 GMTGovernor dropped from NCAA suit on Penn State fine, Pa. (AP) — The NCAA has dropped Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett from its lawsuit challenging a state law that limits where $60 million in Penn State fine money can be spent.aGeneral newsSportsCollege sportsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 22:17:16 GMTJury rules against Texas company in guardrail case (AP) — A jury has decided that a Texas company should pay $175 million in a case involving the safety of thousands of guardrails on highways around the country.fBusinessCorporate legal affairsLegal proceedingsCorporate newsLaw and orderGeneral newsTexasDallasMarshallUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 21:54:32 GMTSchools scoured in search for ambush suspect, Pa. (AP) — With two possible sightings in four days, a man charged in the deadly ambush of a state police barracks appears to have moved out of the deep woods and into a more heavily trafficked area of the Pocono Mountains.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsPrimary and secondary educationEducationLaw enforcement agenciesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrime, 21 Oct 2014 21:36:17 GMTFTC names privacy expert as chief technologist FRANCISCO (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday named an outspoken Internet privacy expert, Ashkan Soltani, as its chief technologist in a move that signals the agency's focus on protecting consumers' online privacy.BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessPersonal financeSmall businessTechnologyData privacyConsumer affairsScienceTechnology issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairs, 21 Oct 2014 22:40:21 GMTInsurer considers Ebola exclusion in some policies property and casualty insurer Ace Ltd. says it may exclude Ebola coverage from some of its general liability policies.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial servicesIndustriesInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth, 21 Oct 2014 22:34:42 GMTCoach fired over watermelon, ape-like celebrations, S.C. (AP) — A high school football coach was fired because of postgame victory celebrations the district superintendent said involved players smashing watermelons and making ape-like sounds.aGeneral newsSportsHigh school sportsCoachingHigh school footballFootballCharlestonSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 21:41:04 GMTToys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is pulling its collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.ANNE D'INNOCENZIOaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentToysRecreation and leisureLifestyle, 21 Oct 2014 22:53:15 GMTLeagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting, N.J. (AP) — The four major U.S. pro sports leagues and the NCAA on Tuesday again urged a judge to stop the state from allowing legalized sports betting this weekend.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports bettingGamblingCollege sportsGambling laws and regulationsNational courtsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesSports businessRecreation and leisureLifestyleGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryNew JerseyTrentonUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 21:34:27 GMTNYC police looking into arrest of subway performer YORK (AP) — Musicians rallied around a fellow subway performer whose arrest in a busy station came after a confrontation over whether he needed a permit and was captured on video as straphangers jeered police.DEEPTI HAJELACOLLEEN LONGaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentArrestsLaw and orderCrimeCelebrityNew York CityNew YorkBrooklynUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:50:33 GMTKings GM: NHL should educate after Voynov's arrest SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi firmly supports the NHL's indefinite suspension of Slava Voynov, the quiet Russian defenseman arrested on suspicion of domestic violence.GREG BEACHAMsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports governanceProfessional hockeyMen's hockeyArrestsHockeySports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessAthlete healthViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsMen's sportsProfessional servicesLaw and order, 21 Oct 2014 23:36:30 GMTUK suspect pleads not guilty to US terror charges YORK (AP) — A mentally ill British man accused of trying to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon has pleaded not guilty to four terrorism charges just after arriving in New York from Great Britain, where he had fought extradition for years.LARRY NEUMEISTERaGeneral newsExtraditionLegal proceedingsCrimeTerrorismLaw and orderWar and unrestUnited KingdomUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 22:00:34 GMTFBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis (AP) — The FBI said Tuesday that it's investigating the possibility that three teenage girls from the Denver area tried to travel to Syria to join Islamic State extremists.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsColoradoDenverSyriaUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle East, 21 Oct 2014 22:43:21 GMTWashington Post reports Ben Bradlee, former Post editor who led Watergate coverage, has died (AP) — Washington Post reports Ben Bradlee, former Post editor who led Watergate coverage, has died.wBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politics, 21 Oct 2014 23:59:31 GMTColorado man plans to plead guilty in Montana teacher killing that rattled Bakken oil patch, Mont. (AP) — Colorado man plans to plead guilty in Montana teacher killing that rattled Bakken oil patch.aGeneral newsMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 22:46:24 GMTExpert: PTSD could be factor in activist's past (AP) — A Chicago Palestinian activist could have been affected by post-traumatic stress disorder when she failed to disclose on a U.S. citizenship application that she was convicted of bombings in Israel in 1969, a psychologist testified Tuesday.ED WHITEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPost-traumatic stress disorderBombingsWar and unrestCrimeImmigrationPolitical activismJudiciaryLaw and orderMental healthHealthSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsIsraelDetroitUnited StatesMiddle EastMichiganNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 21:36:05 GMTApple issues security warning for iCloud FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service in China.BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyHackingComputer and data securityTechnology issuesComputing and information technologyInformation technologyIndustriesMobile phonesConsumer electronicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsChinaCaliforniaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:56:26 GMTKansas independent Orman campaigns under the radar, Kan. (AP) — Greg Orman has had barely a month to introduce himself to Kansas voters since unusual events thrust him into a neck-and-neck competition with three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts. Yet the independent candidate's schedule of public campaign appearances has usually ranged from slim to none.THOMAS BEAUMONTaGeneral newsCampaignsGovernment and politicsLegislatureElectionsKansasLawrenceUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 22:39:33 GMTThird Point urges Amgen to consider breakup hedge fund run by a famed investor said Tuesday it has taken a large stake in Amgen and now wants the biotech drugmaker to consider splitting up into two.The Associated PressfBusinessHealth care industryIndustries, 21 Oct 2014 23:36:07 GMTMormons address mystery surrounding undergarments LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is addressing the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by its faithful with a new video explaining the practice in-depth while admonishing ridicule from outsiders about what it considers a symbol of Latter-day Saints' devotion to God.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsLifestyleChristianityReligionSocial affairsSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 21:36:57 GMTHospital: American video journalist free of Ebola, Neb. (AP) — An American video journalist being treated for Ebola is now free of the virus and will be released soon, the Omaha hospital where he is being treated said Tuesday.aGeneral newsJournalistsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthNews mediaMediaOmahaNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:28:24 GMTGa. electorate shrinks; fewer new voters are white (AP) — Georgia's electorate is changing fast, state officials said Tuesday, underscoring a shift that Democrats see as critical to making gains in a state dominated by Republicans.CHRISTINA A. CASSIDYBILL BARROWpGovernment and politicsElectionsMid-term electionsState electionsVotingPolitical partiesInternational relationsPolitical organizationsNational electionsGeorgiaAtlantaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 22:41:06 GMTOrder to remove student newspaper copies reversed COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of its student newspaper from boxes outside its student union Tuesday because the front page had coverage of Democratic Sen. Mark Udall's visit to campus.aBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSmall businessElectionsNewspapersLegislatureNews mediaMediaLegislationColoradoUnited StatesFort CollinsNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:55:34 GMTPolice: Indiana man confesses to all 7 killings, Ind. (AP) — Police say an Indiana man has now definitively confessed to killing seven women whose bodies were found over the weekend in northwestern Indiana.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsGaryIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:33:54 GMTDe la Renta gave first ladies fashion, friendship (AP) — For America's first ladies, Oscar de la Renta was more than just a skilled artist who helped give them a dose of confidence whenever they slipped into his dresses, beaded gowns and pantsuits. He was also a friend to some of them.DARLENE SUPERVILLEwGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsFashionBeauty and fashionFashion designInaugurationsFriendshipsArts and entertainmentRelationshipsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 21:36:31 GMTElusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose.aGeneral newsOdditiesAnimalsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:59:17 GMTMalaysia goes deep in FedEx Cup list to fill field Thompson missed qualifying for the FedEx Cup playoffs by one point last year. He finished at No. 125 on the PGA Tour money list by $725 and only kept his full card for this season because the tour used the top 125 from the money list for the last time.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsWomen's golfGolfMen's golfWomen's sportsMen's sportsBritish Open GolfMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessEventsBeveragesFood and drinkLifestyleConsumer products and servicesMalaysiaUnited StatesMelbourneEast AsiaFloridaSoutheast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 22:12:46 GMTGame 2 starters Ventura, Peavy study in contrasts CITY, Mo. (AP) — The starting pitchers for Game 2 of the World Series are a study in contrasts.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:01:06 GMTAs SEC dominates rankings, calls of #SECBias rise fans in Oregon and Buckeye backers in Ohio are united. Seminoles in the Florida panhandle and Sooners in the Oklahoma panhandle are rallying around a common cause.RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOhioFloridaNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 21:50:20 GMTCrist defends party switch in Florida final debate, Fla. (AP) — Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist defended his party switch during his final debate with Republican Gov. Rick Scott, saying Republicans have been kidnapped by the tea party.GARY FINEOUTBRENDAN FARRINGTONpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsCampaignsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:33:05 GMTChurch official pleads guilty in looting case (AP) — A former Boston church official who said in an autobiography he was an enforcer for gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (BUHL'-jur) has pleaded guilty to federal charges he looted the church's assets.aGeneral newsRacketeeringLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:36:19 GMTCowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad, Texas (AP) — Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL's first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game.SCHUYLER DIXONaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesGays and lesbiansSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballTexasDallasSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 22:13:12 GMT'Girlfriend' crack makes Obama voting all laughs (AP) — Democrats say stay away from red states. Vladimir Putin says mitts off Ukraine.JIM KUHNHENNwGovernment and politics, 21 Oct 2014 22:08:00 GMTIn San Diego, a House race is made-for-TV drama DIEGO (AP) — A late-night break-in, a stolen campaign playbook that ended up in the hands of the opponent and sexual harassment accusations made by a fired staffer against a candidate who happens to be gay.KEVIN FREKINGELLIOT SPAGATpGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsPolitical fundraisingMunicipal governmentsCampaignsGays and lesbiansPolitical scandalsLocal governmentsTheftCrimeGeneral newsSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentPolitical issuesSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:47 GMTMexican rights agency says army executed 15 of 22 CITY (AP) — At least 12 and probably 15 of the 22 people killed by soldiers at a rural warehouse last summer were executed, the president of the governmental Human Rights Commission said Tuesday, contradicting both the army's and prosecutors' versions of the mass killing in southern Mexico.iGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesViolent crimeMilitary legal affairsCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 21 Oct 2014 23:24:43 GMTEgypt sets appeal hearing for Al-Jazeera staff (AP) — A Cairo court has set an appeals hearing for three Al-Jazeera English journalists convicted of terrorism-related charges last June amid widespread international condemnation.MERRIT KENNEDYiGeneral newsJournalistsLegal proceedingsNews mediaMediaLaw and orderEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 21 Oct 2014 22:34:03 GMTDaimler sells stake in Tesla for $780 million AG says it has sold its 4 percent stake in electric car maker Tesla for $780 million.The Associated PressfBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesOwnership changesCorporate news, 21 Oct 2014 21:33:53 GMTUS expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans (AP) — Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses against Ebola by requiring that all arrivals from the disease-ravaged zone pass through one of five U.S. airports.CONNIE CASSALICIA A. CALDWELLwGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsDisease outbreaksTravel laws and regulationsNational securityInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthGovernment regulationsMilitary and defenseAfricaRwandaWest AfricaUnited StatesGuineaSierra LeoneNew York CityTexasNew YorkEast AfricaNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 22:11:50 GMTJurors given conflicting views of Jodi Arias (AP) — A prosecutor at the sentencing retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias showed jurors two photos Tuesday of her ex-boyfriend and victim Travis Alexander.JACQUES BILLEAUDaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:40:24 GMTTeacher hurt by rock thrown on car: Eager for home, Pa. (AP) — A schoolteacher severely injured by a rock thrown from the overpass of a Pennsylvania interstate said Tuesday she was looking forward to getting back to her Ohio home and seeing her 12-year-old dog Coco.MARK SCOLFOROaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderPennsylvaniaOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:03:08 GMTFederer, Dimitrov to play MSG exhibition in March YORK (AP) — Roger Federer will take on the guy known as "Baby Fed" in an exhibition match at Madison Square Gardeon on March 10.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 22:39:05 GMTDefense wants theater shooting trial postponed, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys are asking a judge to push back the trial for the man charged in the Colorado movie theater shooting so they can have more time to review a doctor's sanity evaluation that included 22 hours of interviews.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentViolent crimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:39:09 GMTDiscover's 3Q net income up nearly 9 percent, Ill. (AP) — Discover Financial Services' third-quarter net income increased nearly 9 percent to beat market expectations.fBusinessFinancial servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 21:42:30 GMTMan plans to plead guilty in oil patch killing, Mont. (AP) — A Colorado man plans to plead guilty to killing a Montana teacher in a case that drew attention to the darker side of the Northern Plains' oil boom.MATTHEW BROWNaBusinessGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 22:48:40 GMTCongressman's corp. loses Texas charter over taxes ORLEANS (AP) — A Texas-based business co-owned by U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister has lost its right to do business as a Texas corporation after missing deadlines to pay state franchise taxes.aBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeState governmentsNational governmentsTexasLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:30:31 GMTBlackwater jurors talk about possible agreement (AP) — Jurors in the trial of four Blackwater security guards may have reached agreement on some criminal charges while raising the possibility they may become deadlocked on others.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and order, 21 Oct 2014 21:52:55 GMT$8M for 88 victims of abuse by Franciscan friar (AP) — Eighty-eight former students who were sexually molested by a Franciscan friar who worked as an athletic trainer at a Catholic high school have settled their legal claims for $8 million, according to two attorneys who represent more than half the victims.JOE MANDAKaGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsPrimary and secondary educationEducationChristianityReligionReligious issuesPennsylvaniaPittsburghAltoonaYoungstownOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:11:59 GMTColorado newspaper removed for campaign photo COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of the student newspaper from boxes outside the student union Tuesday because the front page had coverage of Democratic Sen. Mark Udall's visit to campus.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsNewspapersLegislatureNews mediaMediaHigher educationEducationSocial affairsCampaignsLegislationColoradoFort CollinsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 23:21:20 GMTMcDonald's CEO outlines changes as sales slide YORK (AP) — After posting yet another disappointing quarter, McDonald's CEO Don Thompson said Tuesday the company hasn't been keeping up with the times and that changes are in store for its U.S. restaurants.CANDICE CHOIaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 22:11:24 GMT