FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 26 Nov 2014 12:15:24 -0800Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls (AP) — The Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing through the busiest shopping days of the holiday season, officials announced Wednesday. They said more than 462,000 people selected a private insurance plan in the first week of 2015 enrollment through the online marketplace CARLA K. JOHNSONaBusinessGeneral newsHealthAccess to health careHealth issuesIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:53:19 GMTRebirth of ground game has teams running wild goes Melvin Gordon, ripping off another long run. And there's Samaje Perine piling up yards in punishing fashion. Oh, look, here comes Tevin Coleman — and there he goes, sprinting away from a bunch of flailing defenders.By RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballMen's sportsCollege sportsFootball, 26 Nov 2014 19:15:27 GMTTurkey's great escape foils our Thanksgiving plans, Ore. (AP) — Two Sundays before Thanksgiving, my farming partner and I brought a live turkey in a burlap sack to our urban farm on the outskirts of Portland. The lanky brown-feathered bird quietly took her place in our chicken coop.By GOSIA WOZNIACKAaFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleOdditiesHome and gardenHolidaysOccasionsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureAgricultureIndustriesBusinessEco-friendly practicesEnvironmentEnvironment and naturePortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:41:07 GMTPanama diplomat killed in Belize; suspect detained CITY (AP) — Authorities in Belize say they have detained a man suspected of killing a Panamanian diplomat.iGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsBelizePanamaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 26 Nov 2014 19:36:39 GMTUS stock indexes hold near record; Deere slumps YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, keeping the major indexes near record levels, as investors assessed the latest reports on the economy.By STEVE ROTHWELLaBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:05:10 GMTA burden further south, snow makes ski areas giddy, Vt. (AP) — Ski areas across northern New England were giddy Wednesday at the prospect of a major Thanksgiving snowstorm that is bringing early season skiers to the slopes and offering a promising start to the winter season.By WILSON RINGaGeneral newsWinter weatherWeatherOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleVermontMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:56:01 GMTHoliday travelers greeted by cheap gas, storms holiday travelers are giving thanks for the cheapest gas prices in years. But that's cold comfort to those beating a path through stormy weather, including a nor'easter affecting a wide swath of the East Coast.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsHolidaysLeisure travelWeatherStormsTravelOccasionsLifestyleAtlantaAnchorageMichiganAlaskaHonoluluGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaHawaii, 26 Nov 2014 18:55:41 GMTGuinea, hit by Ebola, reports only 1 cholera case, Guinea (AP) — The health workers rode on canoes and rickety boats to deliver cholera vaccines to remote islands in Guinea. Months later, the country has recorded only one confirmed cholera case this year, down from thousands.By MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksEpidemicsMedical researchImmunizationsAccidents and disastersInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthGuineaWest AfricaConakryAfrica, 26 Nov 2014 19:16:30 GMTColorado mastodon bones show ancient warmer Earth (AP) — A trove of ancient bones from gigantic animals discovered in the Colorado mountains is providing scientists with a fascinating look at what happened about 120,000 years ago when the Earth got as warm as it is today.By DAN ELLIOTTaGeneral newsAnimalsClimateScienceEnvironment and natureAtmospheric scienceEarth scienceColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:05:57 GMTReading Harry Potter gives clues to brain activity (AP) — Reading about Harry Potter's adventures learning to fly his broomstick activates some of the some of the same regions in the brain we use to perceive real people's actions and intentions.By LAURAN NEERGAARDwArts and entertainmentHealthMoviesEntertainment, 26 Nov 2014 19:00:00 GMTWrigley Field bleacher renovation may be delayed (AP) — The timeline may be off for the Chicago Cubs to have the Wrigley Field bleacher renovation done by opening day.aGeneral newsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:51:04 GMTSpy balloons give police new view of Jerusalem (AP) — Israeli police are watching from above in their attempts to keep control in Jerusalem in the face of the city's worst wave of violence in nearly a decade.By ARON HELLER and AMI BENTOViGeneral newsEspionageWar and unrestCrimeJerusalemPalestinian territoriesIsraelWest BankMiddle East, 26 Nov 2014 19:35:44 GMTColorado mastodon bones show warm ancient Earth (AP) — Scientists say a trove of ancient bones from gigantic animals discovered in the Colorado mountains provides a fascinating look at what happened about 120,000 years ago when the Earth got as warm as it is today.By DAN ELLIOTTaGeneral newsColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:05:19 GMTProtesters force lockdown of St. Louis City Hall, Mo. (AP) — Several people protesting the Ferguson grand jury decision stormed into City Hall in St. Louis on Wednesday, leading police to lock down the building and to call in more than a hundred additional officers.By JIM SALTER and JIM SUHRaGeneral newsViolent crimeProtests and demonstrationsLegal proceedingsCriminal investigationsHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimeArrestsPolice brutalityCivil rights violationsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceFiresAccidents and disastersMissouriSt. LouisNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 26 Nov 2014 19:31:00 GMTSuspect in deadly assault charged with murder, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of raping and setting a Kansas woman on fire has been charged in her death.aGeneral newsArsonViolent crimeCrimeFiresAccidents and disastersWichitaKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:53:47 GMTLawmaker: Fight with militants needs 'Arab face' (AP) — A Republican lawmaker says the battle against the Islamic State group needs to have "an Arab face," even as the U.S. leads air strikes to help defeat the militant group.By MATTHEW DALYwGovernment and politicsLegislatureMilitant groupsWar and unrestReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGeneral newsUnited StatesJordanMiddle EastNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 20:06:03 GMTAP's Euler wins French presidential photo prize (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has awarded a special presidential photography prize to Michel Euler of The Associated Press — for a spur-of-the-moment shot that makes the president look like he's dressed as one of his gold-helmeted guards.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 26 Nov 2014 18:52:31 GMTEven in Big 12, TCU still fighting for spotlight, Texas (AP) — For years, TCU fought to punch its way in to the old Bowl Championship Series, having to win on the field and in the public debate over whether the Horned Frogs were worthy of such lofty status.By JIM VERTUNOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:55:52 GMTRevs' Jones ready for anything from Red Bulls, Mass. (AP) — New England midfielder Jermaine Jones wouldn't be surprised if the New York Red Bulls target him and try to get him upset with the referee.By KEN POWTAKsSportsMLS CupMen's soccerSoccerEventsMen's sportsProfessional soccerMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 20:02:46 GMTDutch seek to harness energy from salt water mix (AP) — Dutch researchers are seeking to add a new, largely untapped renewable energy source to the world's energy mix with the opening of a "Blue Energy" test facility on Wednesday.By TOBY STERLINGiBusinessGeneral newsScienceEnergy industryProduction facilitiesUtilitiesIndustriesCorporate newsNetherlandsWestern EuropeEurope, 26 Nov 2014 18:51:38 GMTMan who fell from ceiling naked held without bail (AP) — A Boston man who police say fell naked through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Boston's airport and then assaulted an elderly man has been ordered held without bail pending a hearing next week.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:14:37 GMTSee Spot relax: Pet massage gaining popularity (AP) — Spa treatments don't stop with people. You won't see any aromatherapy candles around, but animals get massages, too, and it's become a regular service that many pet owners value as more than just glorified petting.By TERRY TANGaBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleOdditiesSmall businessPetsDogsPersonal careVeterinary medicineConsumer products and servicesIndustriesMammalsAnimalsBeauty and fashionAnimal healthHealthPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 18:29:05 GMTOfficial: US commandos took part in Yemen raid, Yemen (AP) — U.S. special operations forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages held by al-Qaida militants in Yemen, a senior defense official said Wednesday, deepening the mystery surrounding a rare raid by American commandos in the country.By AHMED AL-HAJ and ROBERT BURNSiGeneral newsHostage situationsMilitant groupsWar and unrestDrone surveillance and warfareMilitary facilitiesDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsYemenSanaaUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 18:34:52 GMTSierra Leone official: Ebola may have reached peak, Sierra Leone (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, which has been surging in recent days, may have reached its peak and could be on the verge of slowing down, Sierra Leone's information minister said Wednesday.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY and PAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsDisease outbreaksElectionsSenate electionsLegislatureInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthAfricaWest AfricaSierra LeoneLiberiaGuinea, 26 Nov 2014 20:03:12 GMTNigeria: Boko Haram kills 20 villagers near Chibok, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Boko Haram gunmen killed at least 20 people in an attack Monday on two villages on the outskirts of Chibok, the town where more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted in April, said a Nigerian civilian defense officer.By HARUNA UMARiGeneral newsImprovised explosivesWar and unrestNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 26 Nov 2014 18:35:12 GMTSierra Leone official: Ebola worst could be over, Sierra Leone (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, which has been surging in recent days, may have reached its peak and be on the verge of slowing down, Sierra Leone's information minister said Wednesday.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY and PAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthWest AfricaAfricaSierra LeoneLiberiaGuinea, 26 Nov 2014 19:40:19 GMTCompany to give back wages to disabled workers, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island company will give $300,000 in back wages to more than 100 disabled workers and staff for failing to pay overtime and the minimum wage.By MICHELLE R. SMITHaBusinessGeneral newsWages and salariesPersonnelProvidenceRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 20:00:00 GMTHawks top Wizards 106-102 for 6th win in 8 (AP) — Surely, everybody can't have a so-so night. At some point, in an NBA game, somebody has to develop that hot hand that leads one team or the other toward victory, right?By JOSEPH WHITEsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketball, 26 Nov 2014 20:06:11 GMTBanker who lived to 109 credited unlisted number, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania banker and philanthropist who said the key to his longevity was having an unlisted phone number has died at age 109.aGeneral newsObituariesPennsylvaniaScrantonUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 18:43:29 GMTBristol-Myers: FDA blocks hepatitis C drug for now regulators have declined to approve Bristol-Myers Squibb's daclatasvir as part of a combination hepatitis C treatment with another antiviral drug called asunaprevir.By LINDA A. JOHNSONaBusinessHealthMedicationDiseases and conditionsProducts and servicesCorporate newsLiver diseaseInfectious diseasesHealth care industryIndustriesDiagnosis and treatmentUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:33:16 GMTItalian police shut down counterfeit money ring (AP) — Police in Naples have broken up a counterfeit money ring that allegedly printed millions worth of fake euro bills and coins distributed in Europe and North Africa.iBusinessGeneral newsCounterfeiting and forgeryCrimeItalyNaplesWestern EuropeEurope, 26 Nov 2014 18:49:12 GMTMexico's left faces problems as leader quits CITY (AP) — Mexico's left faces huge problems following the resignation of former presidential candidate Cuauhtemoc Cardenas, a pillar of progressive politics and son of the revered president who nationalized the oil industry.By E. EDUARDO CASTILLOiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsPolitical scandalsLocal governmentsPersonal careBeauty and fashionLifestylePolitical issuesMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 26 Nov 2014 19:09:06 GMTFact sheet: 2015 Honda CR-V Honda CR-V Touring AWDBy The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsAutomobilesLifestyle, 26 Nov 2014 19:14:53 GMTObama defends legal authority _ to pardon turkeys (AP) — President Barack Obama is defending his legal authority to take executive actions — to spare a pair of Thanksgiving turkeys.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEwGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsPardons and commutationsHolidaysLaw and orderOccasions, 26 Nov 2014 19:46:25 GMTRG3 benched: Redskins to start Colt McCoy vs. Indy, Va. (AP) — Move over, RG3. It's Colt vs. the Colts.By JOSEPH WHITEsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballIndianaVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:41:25 GMTOmaha zoo announces birth of rare white lion cub, Neb. (AP) — Omaha zoo officials say one of its lionesses has given birth to a rare white cub.aGeneral newsAnimalsLionsZoological parksMammalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleOmahaNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 18:46:18 GMTUS military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,208 of Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at least 2,208 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsWar casualtiesMilitary and defenseWar and unrestGovernment and politicsAfghanistanUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 18:23:58 GMTDevon Still calls child support story "untruthful" (AP) — Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still says his former girlfriend's comments about a failure to pay child support are "untruthful" and he's letting the dispute play out in court.By JOE KAYsSportsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFamily issuesProfessional footballFootball, 26 Nov 2014 19:00:50 GMTHearing delayed again for ex-NFL player Sharper ANGELES (AP) — A preliminary hearing for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub has been delayed yet again.aGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderProfessional footballFootballLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 18:37:27 GMTTrooper: Driver is lucky dog food didn't crush him, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington state say a semitruck driver is lucky he wasn't crushed by 50-pound bags of dog food when he fell asleep at the wheel, crashed into a ditch and spilled the kibble.aGeneral newsOdditiesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:51:47 GMTPolice ID officers involved 12-year-old's shooting (AP) — A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real firearm was ordered three times to show his hands before he was fatally shot by an officer, Cleveland police said Wednesday as they released surveillance video of the confrontation and identified the officers involved.By MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:48:21 GMTButler knocks off No. 5 North Carolina, 74-66 ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Alex Barlow scored 17 points, Kelan Martin came off the bench to score 17 more and Butler hung on to upset No. 5 North Carolina 74-66 on Wednesday in the opening game of the Battle 4 Atlantis.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsNorth CarolinaBahamasUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 26 Nov 2014 19:40:12 GMTAt 1 month, US Ebola monitors finding no cases YORK (AP) — For three weeks, Dr. John Fankhauser and his family lived in two RVs in a meadow in North Carolina, watching movies, playing cards and huddling around a fire pit — with no other campers around.By MIKE STOBBEaHealthEpidemicsCustomer statisticsDiseases and conditionsTravel laws and regulationsInfectious diseasesPublic healthCorporate newsBusinessGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsAfricaWest AfricaNorth CarolinaUnited StatesCharlotteTrentonNorth AmericaNew Jersey, 26 Nov 2014 18:28:53 GMTObama gets the bill for White House Thanksgiving (AP) — There's no free lunch — or breakfast or dinner — for President Barack Obama on Thanksgiving Day. Or any other day for that matter.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEwLifestyleGovernment and politicsHolidaysLegislatureOccasionsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 18:50:13 GMT$1.8M verdict upheld in 'American Sniper' case PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judge has rejected a request from the widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle to order a new trial or toss a jury's verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and order, 26 Nov 2014 19:24:02 GMTDevelopers look to create underground NYC park YORK (AP) — Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City's High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban sanctuary of flowers, grasses and trees.By VERENA DOBNIKtTravelLifestyleMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNew York CityManhattanNew YorkBrooklynUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 18:24:38 GMTFerguson protesters storm St. Louis City Hall LOUIS (AP) — Authorities have arrested at least two people at a protest over the Ferguson grand jury decision in which several demonstrators stormed City Hall in St. Louis.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:49:00 GMTCR-V is America's most fuel-efficient SUV's best-selling sport utility vehicle for a decade, the Honda CR-V, is an even smarter buy for 2015 with added features, updated styling and improved fuel economy.By ANN M. JOBaBusinessGeneral newsAutomobilesLifestyle, 26 Nov 2014 19:14:21 GMTFootball feast heavy on playoff implications are like a big Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings — oh so appetizing but with the potential to leave you feeling sick and sleepy.By RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleMichiganTexasKansasMississippiAlabamaOregonWisconsinCaliforniaGeorgiaMarshallColoradoFresnoArizonaOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaMissouri, 26 Nov 2014 19:57:18 GMTWoman in San Diego revenge scheme pleads guilty DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego woman pleaded guilty to a felony charge of stalking in connection with a bizarre rape-solicitation scheme carried out against a couple who outbid her for her dream house.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 19:31:16 GMT