FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 19 Sep 2014 14:54:17 -0700Huge license plate scanner networks track drivers ANGELES (AP) — A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers tracks the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether the drivers are being investigated by law enforcement.TAMI ABDOLLAHELLIOT SPAGAThtGeneral newsLaw enforcement technologyHuman rights and civil libertiesCriminal investigationsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesTechnologySocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsCaliforniaLos AngelesSan DiegoUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:26:14 GMTGoffin beats top-seeded Tsonga in Moselle quarters, France (AP) — Eighth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium rallied to beat top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 1-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 Friday to reach the Moselle Open semifinals.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Sep 2014 20:52:20 GMTKansas elections official reverses course, ballots will go out without Democrat in Senate race, Kan. (AP) — Kansas elections official reverses course, ballots will go out without Democrat in Senate race.pGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState electionsLegislatureKansasTopekaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:13:32 GMTLawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shooting LAKE CITY (AP) — An attorney for the family of a black man who was killed by Utah police said Friday that he will ask the Department of Justice and FBI to investigate the shooting.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsViolent crimePoliceCrimeRace and ethnicityCriminal investigationsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 21:48:50 GMTPicassos among pieces going on public view in Ohio, Ohio (AP) — When retail mogul Leslie Wexner peers at one of the Picassos, Dubuffets or Giacomettis in the personal art collection he and his wife Abigail have amassed over the years, he feels a range of emotions that often include gratitude, defeat and exhilaration.JULIE CARR SMYTHaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMuseumsArt museumsSculptureVisual artsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelOhioNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:55:37 GMTFlorida felon kills his 6 grandchildren, Fla. (AP) — An ex-convict who killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself had been in and out of jail and spent time in prison for accidentally shooting his son to death during a hunting trip, according to authorities and records.TAMARA LUSHaGeneral newsSuicidesViolent crimeCrimeFloridaGainesvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:37:52 GMTOhio creator of Slush Puppies dead at age 74 (AP) — Will Radcliff, who built a multimillion-dollar global business from flavored, icy Slush Puppie drinks, has died in Cincinnati. He was 74.DAN SEWELLaBusinessGeneral newsObituariesCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 21:29:40 GMTUN urges global support for Iraq to fight terror NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council urged the international community Friday to expand support for the Iraqi government as it fights the Islamic State group and its allies, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said there is a role for nearly every country in the world — including Iran.EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsDiplomacyTerrorismWar and unrestGovernment and politicsInternational relationsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesLegislationLegislatureIraqSyriaUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:39:09 GMTFigures on government spending and debt (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.fGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyGovernment finance, 19 Sep 2014 21:00:47 GMTPre-Hispanic codex returns to Mexico from London CITY (AP) — Three volumes of hand-written, indigenous accounts that vividly describe the history of pre-Hispanic Mexico are on public display in the country's capital after returning to the country from London.iGeneral newsMexicoMexico CityLondonNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Sep 2014 20:39:45 GMTBrowns' Gordon has suspension reduced to 10 games, Ohio (AP) — Josh Gordon has been cleared to run a route back to the Browns this season.TOM WITHERSsSportsSports transactionsDopingSports governanceSports businessHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsProfessional footballFootballOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:24:02 GMTTV special puts Stonehenge in spotlight ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama pronounced England's Stonehenge "cool" during a side trip there earlier this month.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentNew age movementLifestyle, 19 Sep 2014 20:55:54 GMTFDA revises food safety rules due next year (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday revised sweeping food safety rules proposed last year after farmers complained that the regulations could hurt business.MARY CLARE JALONICKwBusinessFood and drinkGovernment and politicsLifestyleFood safetyAgricultureGovernment regulationsLegislaturePublic healthHealthIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeConsumer products and servicesProducts and servicesCorporate newsEnvironmental laws and regulationsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsEco-friendly practicesAgriculture and the environmentWater environment, 19 Sep 2014 21:07:09 GMTFitch keeps 'AAA' rating on US credit YORK (AP) — Fitch Ratings says that the U.S. still deserves its highest credit rating.fBusinessUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:59:48 GMTProcter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL's growing problems.MAE ANDERSONaBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports marketingCorporate sponsorshipSports governanceSports sponsorshipCancerProfessional footballSports businessCorporate newsFootballDiseases and conditionsHealth, 19 Sep 2014 20:56:03 GMTOracle and Concur are big market movers YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:htSoftwareInformation technologyIndustriesBusinessCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelComputing and information technologyTechnology, 19 Sep 2014 20:40:22 GMTRussia: info 'war' in Malaysian plane disaster NATIONS (AP) — Russia's U.N. ambassador cast doubt on the Netherlands-led investigation into the downing of a Malaysian Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine's rebel territory and called Friday for a new probe assisted by the United Nations.EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashCriminal investigationsWar and unrestInternational relationsEventsLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMoscowRussiaUkraineNetherlandsMalaysiaAustraliaEastern EuropeEuropeWestern EuropeSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceania, 19 Sep 2014 21:48:51 GMTCalifornia adopts olive-oil labeling standards, Calif. (AP) — The state Department of Food and Agriculture has approved standards for grading and labeling California-produced olive oil that will require makers to prove their product really is extra-virgin olive oil if the label on the bottle says so.aBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustriesMaterials industryEnergy industryCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:30:29 GMTExpert says chokehold caused NYC man's death YORK (AP) — An expert forensic pathologist hired by the family of a New York City man whose death in a police chokehold this summer was ruled a homicide has agreed with the findings of the city's medical examiner.JAKE PEARSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 21:19:20 GMTAstronauts getting 3-D printer at space station CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space.MARCIA DUNNhtBusinessScienceTechnologySpace launches3-D technologySpace explorationGeneral newsEntertainment and media technologyPlanetsAstronomyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:39:44 GMTAs Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks drift YORK (AP) — With Wall Street focused on the debut of Alibaba Group, the stock market drifted into the weekend and major indexes ended little changed.MATTHEW CRAFThtBusinessGeneral newsCorporate stockTechnologyFinancial marketsStock marketsCorporate newsCommodity marketsInternet technologyComputing and information technologyUnited KingdomScotlandHong KongEast AsiaWestern EuropeEuropeChinaGreater ChinaAsia, 19 Sep 2014 21:08:37 GMTAstronauts getting 3-D printer for space station CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space.MARCIA DUNNhtBusinessScienceTechnologySpace launches3-D technologyGeneral newsEntertainment and media technologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:33:06 GMTCongress backs Obama on aid to Syrian rebels (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law legislation authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants in the Middle East.ANDREW TAYLORwGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsLegislatureCivil warsWar and unrest2016 United States Presidential ElectionTerrorismLegislationReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGeneral newsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesSyriaMiddle EastDistrict of ColumbiaIraqNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:44:06 GMTYahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon.MICHAEL LIEDTKEhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate stockInformation technologyOnline mediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesCorporate newsMediaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:48:17 GMTFrance joins US against Islamic State over Iraq (AP) — France is back at America's side in conducting military strikes in Iraq.JAMEY KEATENiGeneral newsDiplomacyMilitant groupsWar and unrestMilitary facilities2003-11 Iraq WarGovernment and politicsInternational relations1990-91 Gulf WarTerrorismMilitary and defenseEventsLegislationLegislatureFranceIraqUnited Arab EmiratesParisUnited StatesSyriaBaghdadMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:49:48 GMTObama, Clinton urge women to back Democrats (AP) — Heading into President Barack Obama's final midterm election in the White House, Democrats on Friday sought to energize female voters, pointing to women as key to the party's future.KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsElections2016 United States Presidential ElectionUnited States Presidential ElectionMid-term electionsPolitical partiesLegislatureNational electionsEventsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical organizationsDistrict of ColumbiaWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:53:39 GMTPetition filed seeking to block Peterson from son (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota filed a petition Friday seeking a protective order for the 4-year-old son of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.sSportsLegal proceedingsCrimeHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderGeneral newsProfessional footballFootballMinnesotaTexasMinneapolisUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 21:08:14 GMTKobach reverses course on Kansas Senate ballots, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has reversed course and directed county election officials to start mailing ballots to voters overseas Saturday without having a Democratic nominee listed for the U.S. Senate race.JOHN HANNApGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureLocal electionsLegislatureMilitary affairsState governmentsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesKansasTopekaNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:40:54 GMTAfter NFL, baseball addresses domestic violence recent spate of high-profile domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice and other NFL players prompted Major League Baseball and the players' union to open talks about the way that sport should deal with such episodes.EDDIE PELLSHOWARD FENDRICHaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsSports governanceCollege sportsMen's golfBaseballViolenceProfessional baseballGolfCrimeNASCARViolent crimeMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessSocial issuesSocial affairsBooks and literatureEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMen's sportsCelebrityEducation issuesEducationProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyProfessional footballFootballAutomobile racingMLB baseball, 19 Sep 2014 20:16:40 GMTUS troops heading into Africa soon for Ebola fight (AP) — Thousands of promised American forces will be moving into Africa over the next 30 days to set up facilities and form training teams to help the Africans treat Ebola victims, the Army's top officer said Friday.LOLITA C. BALDORwHealthGovernment and politicsMilitary leadershipArmed forcesMilitary and defenseInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsUnited StatesAfricaLiberiaNorth AmericaWest Africa, 19 Sep 2014 20:45:34 GMTOSHA investigates death of elephant caretaker, Maine (AP) — Federal workplace safety officials have launched an investigation into the death of a Maine man who was crushed by one of the two elephants in his care.DAVID SHARPaGeneral newsAnimalsElephantsAccidentsWorkplace safetyMammalsAccidents and disastersPersonnelBusinessMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 21:13:38 GMTConnecticut ex-governor convicted of new crimes, Conn. (AP) — Former Gov. John G. Rowland, who resigned from office a decade ago in a corruption scandal, was convicted Friday of federal charges that he conspired to hide payment for work on two congressional campaigns.PAT EATON-ROBBaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsCampaign finance improprietiesPolitical corruptionCrimePolitical resignationsCampaignsLegal proceedingsState governmentsLegislaturePolitical issuesLaw and orderPolitical fundraisingConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:29:55 GMTFlight attendants reach tentative deal with AA WORTH, Texas (AP) — A flight attendants' union says it has a tentative contract covering crews at American Airlines and US Airways.fBusinessIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:40:54 GMTDaughter calls Utah doctor a monster at sentencing, Utah (AP) — A Utah doctor convicted of murdering his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in prison at a hearing in which his daughter called him a monster.LINDSAY WHITEHURSTaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeUtahProvoUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 21:34:06 GMTVirus toll nears 500,000 in Dominican Republic DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Health authorities in the Dominican Republic say a mosquito-borne virus has now sickened nearly 500,000 people in the country, which is among the hardest hit by the outbreak in the Caribbean.iGeneral newsDisease outbreaksPublic healthHealthDominican RepublicCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 19 Sep 2014 20:34:07 GMTPurdue shooter sentenced to 65 years in prison, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man who admitted fatally stabbing and shooting a fellow Purdue University student inside a crowded classroom was sentenced Friday to the maximum 65 years in prison after telling a judge he lied about being mentally ill.CHARLES D. WILSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderLafayetteIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 21:18:52 GMTHunt for Va. student leads to search warrants, Va. (AP) — Police searching for a University of Virginia student who disappeared nearly a week ago searched a vehicle and an apartment Friday as they pursued a new "person of interest."LARRY O'DELLaGeneral newsMissing personsEducationSocial affairsCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:26:24 GMTKeselowski wins pole at New Hampshire, N.H. (AP) — Brad Keselowski turned a track-record lap of 140.598 mph to win the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.DAN GELSTONsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 21:46:03 GMTRancher says no proof cow in crash lawsuit was his VEGAS (AP) — A southern Nevada rancher whose backers faced down federal agents to end a cattle roundup in April said Friday he's seen no proof that it was his cow that got through a hole in a fence and caused a freeway crash that a Las Vegas schoolteacher blames for her injuries.KEN RITTERaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 21:45:18 GMTKeselowski aims for another win at New Hampshire, N.H. (AP) — Denny Hamlin once called his shot at New Hampshire, guaranteeing a win with a tweet, and followed through by taking the checkered flag.DAN GELSTONsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:29:32 GMTLawyer: EU court agrees to hear Berlusconi appeal (AP) — A lawyer for ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi said Friday the European Court for Human Rights has agreed to take up one point of an appeal related to a tax fraud conviction that cost him his Senate seat.iGeneral newsTax evasionHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsItalyEuropeWestern Europe, 19 Sep 2014 20:25:50 GMT'Ghostlight' proves Buckley not bound by Broadway ANGELES (AP) — Underestimate Betty Buckley at your own peril. One man foolishly did while the singer and actress was starring as a mom in the TV series "Eight is Enough."MIKE CIDONI LENNOXeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentPerforming artsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 21:10:30 GMTFeds mum on prosecution of illegal border crossers, Ariz. (AP) — Federal officials who oversee a program that guarantees jail time for immigrants caught crossing the border illegally have refused to provide information about the program's status in Yuma, Arizona.BY ASTRID GALVANaGeneral newsYumaArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:20:00 GMTJohn F. Kennedy's WWII letters sell at auction (AP) — A collection of letters John F. Kennedy sent to the family of a lost PT-109 crewmate sold for $200,000 at an auction.PHILIP MARCELOaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsAssassination of John F. KennedyArts and collectibles auctionsWorld War IIEventsShoppingLifestyleAssassinationsBostonUnited StatesMassachusettsNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:58:44 GMTGreece: New bailout 'out of the question', Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister said Friday that his country will not seek additional rescue funds from other eurozone countries after bailout loans are completed this year, despite concerns from rescue lenders that an early general election could unravel years of painful cost-cutting reforms.DEREK GATOPOULOSfBusinessGovernment and politicsGreeceWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Sep 2014 20:57:17 GMTBrown credited with turning Scot independence tide, Scotland (AP) — Dour. Grim. Downright uninspiring. When Gordon Brown ended a disappointing three years as British prime minister in 2010, few would have credited him as the man most likely to swing a popular vote ever again.SHAWN POGATCHNIKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNationalismScotlandUnited KingdomGlasgowLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEngland, 19 Sep 2014 20:12:27 GMTCalifornia wildfire suspect pleads not guilty, Calif. (AP) — The man suspected of deliberately starting a fire that is now threatening thousands of homes in Northern California has pleaded not guilty to an arson charge.aGeneral newsFiresNatural disastersLegal proceedingsAccidents and disastersLaw and orderCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 21:39:06 GMTStock indexes end mixed after Alibaba debuts YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are ending mixed on a day when the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba made its big debut in the market.aBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsStock markets, 19 Sep 2014 20:12:54 GMTMan who killed student says he lied to doctors, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man who fatally stabbed and shot a fellow Purdue University student on campus says he lied to doctors about having hallucinations.CHARLES D. WILSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLafayetteIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:47:21 GMTCoroner: No crime in fetus found in freezer case VEGAS (AP) — No crime was committed by a woman who told authorities she kept the remains of her miscarried pregnancy in a jar in the freezer for nearly a year, the coroner in Las Vegas said Friday.KEN RITTERaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimeLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 20:37:44 GMT