FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 25 Dec 2014 12:38:20 -0800Potential Revel casino buyer wants discounthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/985a5d891fc045c28702071a0978a53aATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Florida developer in line to purchase the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City says in court filings that the auction for the property wasn't run fairly and he wants an $8 million discount.aBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/985a5d891fc045c28702071a0978a53aThu, 25 Dec 2014 19:22:59 GMTSaudi to dig into reserves for 2015 budgethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd73a4a930924f29987781e9671a07daRIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Cabinet on Thursday endorsed a 2015 budget that projects a slight increase in spending and a significant drop in revenues due to sliding oil prices, resulting in a nearly $39 billion deficit.By ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI and AYA BATRAWYiBusinessGeneral newsPricesLabor economyEconomyGovernment payGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsEconomic policyGovernment policyUnited Arab EmiratesSaudi ArabiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd73a4a930924f29987781e9671a07daThu, 25 Dec 2014 17:49:48 GMTDetente spawns Cuban worry on US migration rightshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a81032efb444e75b8b735de24cbf7d5HAVANA (AP) — Like tens of thousands of Cubans, Gerardo Luis wants to get to the United States and he's suddenly worried that time may be running out.By BEN FOX and ANNE-MARIE GARCIAiGeneral newsImmigration policyImmigrationPassports and visasGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsTravelLifestyleCubaHavanaUnited StatesFloridaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a81032efb444e75b8b735de24cbf7d5Thu, 25 Dec 2014 19:01:42 GMTJohn Wall, Wizards outclass Knicks, 102-91http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22ad7903e7804d28a5063800a9b7f12aNEW YORK (AP) — John Wall had 24 points and 11 assists, eluding the Knicks all day until getting knocked to the floor by a flagrant foul that sparked an altercation, and the Washington Wizards beat New York 102-91 on Thursday.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsMen's basketballViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22ad7903e7804d28a5063800a9b7f12aThu, 25 Dec 2014 19:45:41 GMTCorrection: NKorea-Mystery Outage storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aab76a9a600748bcb9ce35f144e0375cLONDON (AP) — In a story Dec. 24 about North Korea's Internet outages, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Falkland Islands are located in the North Atlantic. The Falkland Islands are in the South Atlantic.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyService outagesInternet technologyComputing and information technologyGovernment and politicsNorth KoreaUnited KingdomUnited StatesLondonEast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aab76a9a600748bcb9ce35f144e0375cThu, 25 Dec 2014 13:55:30 GMTWashington crosses Delaware _ with better weatherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0173936570374005968211b3322f0d57TITUSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — George Washington made his Christmas Day trip across the Delaware River — with considerably better weather than the first time.aGeneral newsWeatherNew JerseyTrentonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0173936570374005968211b3322f0d57Thu, 25 Dec 2014 19:48:44 GMTWashington to cross Delaware _ with better weatherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61380c5d8ac84ce2a3351c14a8686cbdWASHINGTON CROSSING, Pa. (AP) — This year's re-enactment of George Washington's Christmas Day trip across the Delaware River will have considerably better weather than the original.aGeneral newsWeatherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61380c5d8ac84ce2a3351c14a8686cbdThu, 25 Dec 2014 16:53:28 GMTWoman run over by minivan after Christmas Eve Masshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/752794090bef475aa62e8a37350f275aHAMMONTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a woman leaving Christmas Eve Mass in New Jersey was struck and killed by a minivan while crossing the street.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/752794090bef475aa62e8a37350f275aThu, 25 Dec 2014 17:13:02 GMTOfficial: 5 attackers dead at AU Somalia basehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41c25108081a4422a1c1bc176894da5fNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen attacked the African Union's main base in the capital, Mogadishu, on Thursday leading to an exchange of gunfire between militants and soldiers that left at least five militants dead, an official with the mission in Somalia said.By ABDI GULEDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestSomaliaKenyaEast AfricaMogadishuAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41c25108081a4422a1c1bc176894da5fThu, 25 Dec 2014 15:44:45 GMTAP PHOTOS: Fresh donkey milk for sale on streets of Chilehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36769f752bf446eab31f54a9842aee0SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Ricardo Alegria is a different sort of milk man. For a quarter century or more, he and his brother Marco have led donkeys through the streets of Chile's capital, milking them on the spot for customers.iGeneral newsChileSantiagoSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c36769f752bf446eab31f54a9842aee0Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:29:31 GMTSyrian peace talks set to take place in Moscow next monthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/851a8522a8644d25a42652798a0f36ebMOSCOW (AP) — Peace talks between the Syrian government and the opposition could be held in Moscow next month, Russia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday.By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOViGeneral newsInternational relationsCivil warsDiplomacyGovernment and politicsWar and unrestSyriaMoscowRussiaMiddle EastEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/851a8522a8644d25a42652798a0f36ebThu, 25 Dec 2014 16:17:39 GMTSnow-capped summits give Hawaii a white Christmashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98ff244a746d4458be57fa3112e0e556HONOLULU (AP) — A rare blizzard that dusted two island mountaintops gave tourists and residents in Hawaii a white Christmas.aGeneral newsOdditiesTravelWeather forecastsLifestyleWeatherStormsWinter weatherHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98ff244a746d4458be57fa3112e0e556Thu, 25 Dec 2014 19:56:47 GMTProtesters in Mexico slam German weapons supplierhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09cf96e48fc546df9bee482e494744eeMEXICO CITY (AP) — Protesters in Mexico claim that German arms manufacturers exported rifles to a corrupt local police department implicated in the disappearance of 43 students.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsMissing personsPolitical and civil unrestMexicoMexico CityGermanyNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09cf96e48fc546df9bee482e494744eeThu, 25 Dec 2014 19:34:27 GMTLawmakers promise to help strapped oil-patch townshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0a8f067b8184fa690b3095bb228112dBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Relief could be on the horizon for strapped public services in the Northern Plains' booming oil patch, as elected leaders in Montana and North Dakota move to steer more money into the region during the states' upcoming legislative sessions.By MATTHEW BROWN and JAMES MacPHERSONaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSmall businessState legislatureState governmentsMunicipal governmentsLegislatureLocal governmentsEnergy industryIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsGovernment financeLegislationMontanaNorth DakotaBillingsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0a8f067b8184fa690b3095bb228112dThu, 25 Dec 2014 17:35:00 GMTAt 101, dedicated union rep is calling it quitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9adab588cbeb43df8eb1b0f9283fe382NEW YORK (AP) — At 101, Charlie Ponti has finally decided to retire for good — probably.By DEEPTI HAJELAaBusinessGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLabor issuesNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9adab588cbeb43df8eb1b0f9283fe382Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:58:20 GMTCalifornia plane crash victims were father and sonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a406d9280c1c45af8dda5e6cc91e2ed0SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say the victims of a small plane crash in Northern California were a father and son.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a406d9280c1c45af8dda5e6cc91e2ed0Thu, 25 Dec 2014 19:20:44 GMTOfficial: Gunmen attack AU base in Somaliahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/060fbae47cff479ba0bc85eba6f8cf68NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen attacked the African Union's main base in the capital, Mogadishu, leading to an exchange of gunfire between militants and soldiers on Thursday, an official and a witness said.By ABDI GULEDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestSomaliaKenyaMogadishuEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/060fbae47cff479ba0bc85eba6f8cf68Thu, 25 Dec 2014 13:51:29 GMTFather of pilot captured by IS pleads for releasehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10745999350b40ac82517506353b9640AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State group in Syria pleaded for his son's release on Thursday, asking him to treat him well in captivity as a fellow Muslim.By OMAR AKOUR and DIAA HADIDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestAmmanJordanSyriaMiddle EastIraqUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10745999350b40ac82517506353b9640Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:36:06 GMTIraq seeks Turkish support in fight against IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42c839cb27f24e55b2143aeaa652846dANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Iraq and Turkey on Thursday discussed cooperation in countering the threat posed by the Islamic State group, including an Iraqi request for intelligence sharing and the possible delivery of Turkish arms to Iraqi forces, Iraq's prime minister said.  By SUZAN FRASERiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTurkeySyriaIraqMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42c839cb27f24e55b2143aeaa652846dThu, 25 Dec 2014 17:40:29 GMTJack Daniels' son is Jim Beamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16e808d0a9ee4be0bbdd638b19704a3cGRAY, La. (AP) — A man named after whiskey has named his son for bourbon.aOdditiesHoumaLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16e808d0a9ee4be0bbdd638b19704a3cThu, 25 Dec 2014 16:46:47 GMT3-week-old puppies pilfered on Christmas morninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae05276d48004a8f8c69d62bfe78e2c2WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — With no cash to offer their burglars, an Ohio couple was robbed of their four puppies on Christmas morning instead.aGeneral newsWoosterOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae05276d48004a8f8c69d62bfe78e2c2Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:52:26 GMTBear loose in suburban Phoenix is finally wrangledhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/950750bf399445c6a5f107767a576095MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona wildlife managers say they believe the black bear that was spotted twice this week in a Phoenix suburb but eluded capture finally has been caught.aGeneral newsOdditiesScienceAnimalsBearsWildlifeMammalsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementMesaPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/950750bf399445c6a5f107767a576095Thu, 25 Dec 2014 18:39:21 GMTNew OT rule in minor-league hockey generating buzzhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d3aea71ffad4cb0840483abe1bbe9dbDENVER (AP) — This rookie just may be called up from the American Hockey League after catching everyone's attention in an impressive debut.By PAT GRAHAMsSportsProfessional hockeyMen's hockeyHockeyMen's sportsColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d3aea71ffad4cb0840483abe1bbe9dbThu, 25 Dec 2014 17:13:32 GMTUS traveler released from East Timor jailhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb6c3eb808a24234afed90a166b7b79dPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A U.S. traveler detained for months in East Timor has been released from prison.By STEVEN DUBOISaGeneral newsDiplomacyCrimeInternational relationsGovernment and politicsEast TimorOregonUnited StatesSoutheast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb6c3eb808a24234afed90a166b7b79dThu, 25 Dec 2014 20:18:53 GMT'Sons of Liberty' tells tale of America's foundershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c4e6b936740496585ae2e2c0447de99BOSTON (AP) — Don't let the powdered wigs and oil paintings fool you: Samuel Adams, John Hancock and the other eventual Americans who changed the course of history were a ragtag band of secretive and sometimes mischievous young radicals.By PAIGE SUTHERLANDaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c4e6b936740496585ae2e2c0447de99Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:57:11 GMTHundreds of theaters begin screening 'The Interview'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e71585494a2046229d0e77c21cdba624NEW YORK (AP) — Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event.By HILLEL ITALIEaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentDocumentariesGovernment and politicsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesManhattanNorth KoreaNew York CityTraverse CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsiaMichiganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e71585494a2046229d0e77c21cdba624Thu, 25 Dec 2014 20:24:15 GMTNevada goats help eat, recycle Christmas treeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3abe5d897e54c3da0d29c332ef776bdRENO, Nev. (AP) — Goats are known to eat just about anything, but it didn't dawn on Vince Thomas until recently that the menu might include Christmas trees.aGeneral newsOdditiesTreesHolidaysOccasionsLifestylePlantsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessEco-friendly practicesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWaste managementRenoNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3abe5d897e54c3da0d29c332ef776bdThu, 25 Dec 2014 19:33:52 GMTRussia offers support to North Korea amid Sony hackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/253b82bd195a4b2d925f1450f82110bbMOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Thursday offered sympathy to North Korea amid the Sony hacking scandal, saying the movie that sparked the dispute was so scandalous that Pyongyang's anger was "quite understandable."By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOVhtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTechnologyMoviesEntertainmentInternational incidentsMoscowNorth KoreaRussiaPyongyangUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/253b82bd195a4b2d925f1450f82110bbThu, 25 Dec 2014 16:28:35 GMTKayaker rescued on pond with Charlie Brown cutouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e14d62002c784170bba246c90f537967EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts fire officials have come to the rescue of a capsized kayaker who may have been trying to install a Charlie Brown cutout on a raft that holds a Christmas tree at the center of a pond.aGeneral newsOdditiesMassachusettsNorthamptonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e14d62002c784170bba246c90f537967Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:01:03 GMTSwimmers brave cold for Berlin Christmas swimhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbc7d41b45234cabb83a7dddd704408bBERLIN (AP) — For a group of hardy Berliners, Christmas Day is a time to sing seasonal songs, don festive wear — and take a plunge in a cold lake.iGeneral newsBerlinGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbc7d41b45234cabb83a7dddd704408bThu, 25 Dec 2014 14:04:58 GMTSaudi women drivers referred to terrorism courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20a4732aec5d4afeb9e574ee730d20bfDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two Saudi women detained for nearly a month in defiance of a ban on females driving were referred on Thursday to a court established to try terrorism cases, several people close to the defendants said.By AYA BATRAWYiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial mediaOnline mediaCrimeTerrorismPolitical activismSocial issuesSocial affairsMediaWar and unrestPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsUnited Arab EmiratesDubaiSaudi ArabiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20a4732aec5d4afeb9e574ee730d20bfThu, 25 Dec 2014 17:19:45 GMTMan shot with stun gun dies at border crossinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9aefbc9d4034c7fb28d8113acc102cdSAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police say a 40-year-old man died after a border inspector shot him with a stun gun at the nation's busiest crossing.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9aefbc9d4034c7fb28d8113acc102cdThu, 25 Dec 2014 19:07:25 GMTObama personal chef to hang up apron after 6 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddceece4ab094167b6133f5ebfc39341WASHINGTON (AP) — Political advisers, chiefs of staff, press secretaries and national security advisers have come and gone in the nearly six years Barack Obama has been president. Now, the White House chef is also waving goodbye.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEwFood and drinkGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLifestyleHealthy eatingChefsChild nutritionChild and teen healthNutritionHealthDiet and exerciseObesityDiseases and conditionsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddceece4ab094167b6133f5ebfc39341Thu, 25 Dec 2014 16:19:06 GMTPope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfbaa1687560427d832d75f9c6e7d8e6VATICAN CITY (AP) — A somber Pope Francis steeped his Christmas message to the world Thursday in sadness for those with little cause for joy — abused children, refugees, hostages and others suffering from violence in the Middle East, Africa, Ukraine and elsewhere.By FRANCES D'EMILIOiGeneral newsChristianityWar and unrestPolitical refugeesReligionSocial affairsHuman welfareSocial issuesVatican CityMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfbaa1687560427d832d75f9c6e7d8e6Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:41:06 GMTParties assess several variables looking at 2016 maphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41cf22da235846468b00ca115ff50896ATLANTA (AP) — Here's a look at some key factors as the 2016 presidential race begins to take shape:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsRace and ethnicityUnited States Presidential ElectionHispanicsPrimary electionsElectoral collegeSocial issuesSocial affairsNational electionsEventsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41cf22da235846468b00ca115ff50896Thu, 25 Dec 2014 16:48:02 GMTIsraeli man, daughter wounded in West Bank attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/953c5d3b47e147479d0347bc134c9556JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says a young Israeli girl and her father were wounded in the West Bank when a firebomb was thrown at their car on a road near Palestinian villages.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsWest BankPalestinian territoriesIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/953c5d3b47e147479d0347bc134c9556Thu, 25 Dec 2014 18:08:10 GMTMonkey gives first aid to electrocuted friendhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/147c3aefbbb349ce8b7c9f3e9759a959NEW DELHI (AP) — Onlookers at a train station in northern India watched in awe as a monkey came to the rescue of an injured friend — resuscitating another monkey that had been electrocuted and knocked unconscious.iGeneral newsOdditiesIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/147c3aefbbb349ce8b7c9f3e9759a959Thu, 25 Dec 2014 16:03:27 GMTUK queen calls for harmony in Christmas messagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1bee6e087264509bc51650ceebf3ad2SANDRINGHAM, England (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II used her traditional Christmas broadcast Thursday to call for reconciliation throughout the United Kingdom and to praise medical workers fighting Ebola in Africa.By MATT DUNHAM and GREGORY KATZiGeneral newsHealthChristianityReligionSocial affairsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsUnited KingdomEnglandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1bee6e087264509bc51650ceebf3ad2Thu, 25 Dec 2014 15:20:13 GMTSpokesman: George H.W. Bush remains in hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7098053ff422479fa7972e15c06acb45HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush remains in a Houston hospital on Christmas Day after experiencing shortness of breath two days ago.aGeneral newsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7098053ff422479fa7972e15c06acb45Thu, 25 Dec 2014 18:24:22 GMTK-State's Snyder still penning old-school noteshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2968cfe7a7e24214a48794cdd70cf340MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The letters come on Kansas State stationery, always written in purple, felt-tip pen. The scrawling handwriting is unmistakable, the looping letters clear and distinct.By DAVE SKRETTAsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballProfessional footballKansasManhattanNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2968cfe7a7e24214a48794cdd70cf340Thu, 25 Dec 2014 18:35:27 GMTOfficial in Somalia says 5 militants dead after attacking African Union base in Mogadishuhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db8a403fb6a64123a76b1112127992b7NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Official in Somalia says 5 militants dead after attacking African Union base in Mogadishu.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestSomaliaKenyaEast AfricaMogadishuAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/db8a403fb6a64123a76b1112127992b7Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:46:18 GMTFormer TE Ben Utecht delivers musical messagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25f6abc0222b469e8bf8aebf93a318f6Concussions drove Ben Utecht out of pro football five years ago.By BARRY WILNERsSportsAthlete injuriesMusicHead injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballEntertainmentArts and entertainmentInjuriesHealthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25f6abc0222b469e8bf8aebf93a318f6Thu, 25 Dec 2014 18:32:42 GMTMilitants attack AU Somalia base, at least 5 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a4cb73b2d0d4e459fa132b56966c2e1NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen attacked the African Union's main base in the capital, Mogadishu, on Thursday leading to an exchange of gunfire between militants and soldiers that left at least five militants dead, an official with the mission in Somalia said.By ABDI GULEDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestSomaliaKenyaMogadishuEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a4cb73b2d0d4e459fa132b56966c2e1Thu, 25 Dec 2014 16:40:59 GMTStreaming release of 'Interview' test for industryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f01d9f03d8b4894a0e86a5b92510c78ATLANTA (AP) — Sony's "The Interview" has been a hacking target, a punchline and a political lightning rod. Now, with its release online at the same time it debuts in theaters, it has a new role: a test for a new kind of movie release.By MAE ANDERSONhtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyMoviesEntertainmentMovie rentalEntertainment and media technologyOnline mediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessMedia distributionMediaConsumer products and servicesProducts and servicesCorporate newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsNorth KoreaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f01d9f03d8b4894a0e86a5b92510c78Thu, 25 Dec 2014 18:11:16 GMTWoman run over by car after Christmas Eve Masshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0c4366f7a304ee6850a0a7d92e24ccaHAMMONTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a woman leaving Christmas Eve Mass in New Jersey was struck and killed by a car while crossing the street.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0c4366f7a304ee6850a0a7d92e24ccaThu, 25 Dec 2014 16:01:17 GMTCan GOP shatter 'Obama coalition' in 2016?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f66cdaa61e3b405e8e06a8005e32c395ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans crowed in 2004 that freshly re-elected President George W. Bush had established a "permanent governing majority" for the GOP. Eight years later, Democrats were touting the enduring power of the "Obama coalition" to keep their party in the White House.By BILL BARROWaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsUnited States Presidential Election2012 United States Presidential ElectionRace and ethnicityHispanicsPolitical partiesElectoral collegeDemographicsNational electionsEventsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f66cdaa61e3b405e8e06a8005e32c395Thu, 25 Dec 2014 15:55:01 GMT2004 tsunami: Children in mud, lone mosque in Acehhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4ff8fba6e1f4c5b964d8b14c2a9152cSome 230,000 people were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.1 earthquake on Dec. 26, 2004. A dozen countries were hit, from Indonesia to India to Africa's east coast. Scores of Associated Press journalists covered the disaster, and as the 10th anniversary approached, the AP asked 10 of them to describe the images that have stuck with them the most. This is the ninth of their stories, which are being published daily through Dec. 26.By The Associated PressaGeneral news2004 Indian Ocean tsunamiNatural disastersEventsAccidents and disastersAcehIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaSouth AsiaSumatraAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4ff8fba6e1f4c5b964d8b14c2a9152cThu, 25 Dec 2014 14:07:22 GMTSurvivors huddle after violence in India kills 72http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05fa74542bdd46c39b9070ea26ab8865SHAMUKJULI, India (AP) — Instead of celebrating Christmas in her home, Rina Vor and her four young children were huddled in a church Thursday along with hundreds of other survivors of a rebel massacre that killed 72 members of her tribe.By ANUPAM NATHiGeneral newsEthnic conflictsWar and unrestViolenceHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05fa74542bdd46c39b9070ea26ab8865Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:43:13 GMTNORAD 'tracks' Santa's journey across globehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cfae58e34794f13bb32708bca895847COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Volunteers at the North American Aerospace Defense Command pretended to monitor Santa Claus as he made his storybook Christmas Eve flight, saying they used the heat signature from Rudolph's nose to "track" St. Nick over spots ranging from Australia to the Americas.aGeneral newsLifestyleSocial mediaOnline mediaVolunteerismMediaSocial affairsColorado SpringsUnited StatesColoradoNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cfae58e34794f13bb32708bca895847Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:22:21 GMTTurkish teen arrested for insulting presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cf41d78e86a4bc48604ae9f024a669bANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish media reports say a teenager was taken away from his school and detained by police for allegedly insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsArrestsCrimePolitical corruptionLaw and orderPolitical issuesTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3cf41d78e86a4bc48604ae9f024a669bThu, 25 Dec 2014 14:58:38 GMT