FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:02:24 -0700Lupita Nyong'o seeks Va. slave-trade preservationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c53bf986b8943ae8b88601e62e43497RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — "Twelve Years a Slave" actress Lupita Nyong'o is lending her star power to the opposition to a minor league baseball stadium in what was once the center of Richmond's thriving slave-trading center.STEVE SZKOTAKaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentSocial mediaInternational tradeOnline mediaMediaEconomyBusinessHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsRichmondVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c53bf986b8943ae8b88601e62e43497Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:15:00 GMTRwandan government bans BBC local language servicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93e1c5438ebd4aba961f47c95a21a7c7KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The Rwandan government on Friday suspended all BBC radio broadcasts in Rwanda's most common language, Kinyarwanda, to protest the news organization's recent documentary about Rwanda's genocide.EDMUND KAGIREhtBusinessTechnologyGenocidesRwandan GenocideProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsDocumentariesLegislatureWar and unrestGeneral newsEventsPolitical and civil unrestEntertainmentArts and entertainmentRwandaKigaliEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93e1c5438ebd4aba961f47c95a21a7c7Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:47:19 GMTMaddon excises opt-out, won't return to Rayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4466a2d3b46847968c352b3159476169ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joe Maddon won't be returning to the Tampa Bay Rays.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4466a2d3b46847968c352b3159476169Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:14:51 GMTOgier leads Rally of Spain, closes on titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f306d2ae5e5486ab3cb4c3c04403825SALOU, Spain (AP) — Sebastian Ogier of France closed in on a second straight rally world title after opening a 36-second lead at the Rally of Spain on Friday.sSportsAutomobile racingSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f306d2ae5e5486ab3cb4c3c04403825Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:05:39 GMTAs Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e9d1bc8274148409899f2b54d2d31c8OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university.EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSaGeneral newsSportsRace and ethnicitySocial diversityAfrican-AmericansCollege footballCollege sportsFootballSocial issuesSocial affairsCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsHigher educationEducationOxfordMississippiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e9d1bc8274148409899f2b54d2d31c8Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:40:33 GMTPalestinian killed in clash with Israeli militaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11eec7b256ec4d7a9f27435c42315d8cRAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian hospital official says a teen was killed during clashes with the Israeli military in the West Bank.MOHAMMED DARAGHMEHiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWest BankPalestinian territoriesIsraelJerusalemMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11eec7b256ec4d7a9f27435c42315d8cFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:40:03 GMTWHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7cee8bdb9dd4ad5ba1e9a02ae97612dLONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.MARIA CHENGiBusinessGeneral newsHealthEpidemicsImmunizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesPublic healthUnited KingdomWest AfricaAfricaEuropeUnited StatesWestern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7cee8bdb9dd4ad5ba1e9a02ae97612dFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:28:07 GMTDemocrat loses ground in Kansas governor's racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa973cfb2b684a06a796b4fbccc4567eOVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — After lifting the spirits of Kansas Democrats eager to oust conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback over his aggressive tax-cutting experiment, challenger Paul Davis appears to be losing ground as the state's GOP loyalties and a hail of negative television ads take their toll.JOHN HANNAaGeneral newsState governmentsGovernment and politicsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessCampaignsElectionsState electionsKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa973cfb2b684a06a796b4fbccc4567eFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:09:14 GMTFord profit falls in third quarter on truck costshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02690f1360154d35a654e912b0d0118fDEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits.DEE-ANN DURBINfBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02690f1360154d35a654e912b0d0118fFri, 24 Oct 2014 16:48:08 GMTClinton rallies Democrats to defeat Gov. Walkerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ed10425c60741e898c216991c2a659cMILWAUKEE (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is telling Democrats in Milwaukee that choosing the next governor of Wisconsin "should not be a hard choice."M.L. JOHNSONpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ed10425c60741e898c216991c2a659cFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:36:35 GMTSchool board reconsidering Andre Reed honorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2deb43857df4ebd8a88982eea6179fbALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Going out of bounds on Facebook could block Pro Football Hall of Famer Andre Reed from getting his name on his old high school field in Pennsylvania.aGeneral newsSportsEducationSocial affairsSchool administrationAllentownPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2deb43857df4ebd8a88982eea6179fbFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:39:51 GMTUS stocks rise broadly on earnings; Amazon sinkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfdf6a8f0b8e4a44abdcc6961e2b6c22NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose again Friday, putting the market on track for its best week in almost two years, led by strong quarterly results from Microsoft and UPS. Amazon sank after the company reported dismal third-quarter results, but it wasn't enough to drag the rest of the market down.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment programsFinancial marketsFinancial performanceCorporate newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock marketsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfdf6a8f0b8e4a44abdcc6961e2b6c22Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:42:44 GMTSenate Democrats borrow $10M as races tightenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4826b8db6b174a61abf824a5214e64a1WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats' campaign operation on Friday said it borrowed $10 million for a last-minute boost to their fundraising, as officials see their majority increasingly in peril and Republicans gaining momentum.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsUnited States General Election2014 United States General ElectionLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical fundraisingEventsPolitical organizationsGeneral electionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4826b8db6b174a61abf824a5214e64a1Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:33:28 GMTUS Chamber on sidelines in close Georgia racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b68ec2fbaa494c7f9052309b48606c17WASHINGTON (AP) — The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of the Senate with one glaring omission — the tight Georgia Senate race.DONNA CASSATAwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsMid-term electionsLegislatureSenate electionsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b68ec2fbaa494c7f9052309b48606c17Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:58:10 GMTSan Francisco officer admits thefts from suspectshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34fc4da96c61442c8ea2ac75a9cfb9eeSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former San Francisco police officer indicted along with two officers in a corruption investigation has acknowledged stealing more than $5,000 in computers, gift cards and other property from people during searches.aGeneral newsTheftCrimeIndictmentsLaw and orderSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34fc4da96c61442c8ea2ac75a9cfb9eeFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:35:51 GMTQueen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/649d3c185e7748f9b9a1755ed9eaa0d1LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."htArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentSocial mediaOnline mediaMediaUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/649d3c185e7748f9b9a1755ed9eaa0d1Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:25:07 GMTMuseum show tells story of father-son collectionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2ca7cfae92c474696ed89439d89aa47BALTIMORE (AP) — William Walters made a fortune in rye whiskey, railroads and banking in the 19th century, and along the way he also developed a passion for collecting art and antiquities. His son Henry was an avid collector, too, and built a memorial to his father in Baltimore to display their treasures.BETH J. HARPAZeArts and entertainmentTravelLifestyleMuseumsVisual artsPaintingRecreation and leisureLeisure travelBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2ca7cfae92c474696ed89439d89aa47Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:29:14 GMTTerror supporter sentencing delayed in FBI stinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26bccdff89a948efbda90c5fc2db16eaMIAMI (AP) — Sentencing has been delayed for a man convicted in South Florida of supporting terrorists in a case where an undercover FBI agent used Internet chats to pose as a financing middleman.CURT ANDERSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsTerrorismCrimeIntelligence agenciesWar and unrestLaw and orderGovernment and politicsUnited StatesFloridaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26bccdff89a948efbda90c5fc2db16eaFri, 24 Oct 2014 16:58:15 GMTMan who killed 2 girls, then fiancee, gets prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ae7d15f1ad6412e9c45f2ae12cf8cd9OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man accused of fatally shooting two young girls, then killing his fiancee three years later, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.aGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ae7d15f1ad6412e9c45f2ae12cf8cd9Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:04:50 GMTTroubled Caterham allowed to miss next 2 F1 raceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/166ca4efdbeb41e481167b482d15a836LONDON (AP) — Financially-troubled Formula One team Caterham has been granted permission to miss the next two races while it seeks a new buyer.ROB HARRISsSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/166ca4efdbeb41e481167b482d15a836Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:29:14 GMTVienna honors deserters from Hitler's armyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cada19f3445f4e08a23f3679c7b5d9d8VIENNA (AP) — Austria's president apologized Friday for his country's postwar treatment of deserters from Hitler's army as traitors, at the unveiling of a memorial honoring those who fled military duty rather than serve under the Nazi regime.iGeneral newsNazismGovernment and politicsAustriaViennaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cada19f3445f4e08a23f3679c7b5d9d8Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:11:07 GMTCavs, Bulls the expected frontrunners in Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68b4a516aa1b43398009a768f8f1e898LeBron James is again surrounded by an All-Star caliber guard, a big man who can score and 3-point sharpshooters.TIM REYNOLDSsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsNBA PlayoffsNBA FinalsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballEventsClevelandClevelandNew York CityBrooklynTorontoOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennesseeNew YorkOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68b4a516aa1b43398009a768f8f1e898Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:32:37 GMTAid group: No need to isolate staff treating Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f02780078e5e4681b8fda0712516e5cfCONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Doctors Without Borders insisted Friday, after one of its doctors who worked in Guinea came down with Ebola in New York, that quarantines of health workers returning from the hot zone are not necessary when they do not show symptoms of the disease.SARAH DiLORENZOBOUBACAR DIALLOiGeneral newsHealthDiagnosis and treatmentDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesUnited KingdomWest AfricaGuineaConakrySierra LeoneAfricaMaliNew YorkUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f02780078e5e4681b8fda0712516e5cfFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:03:36 GMTOklahoma inmate attacks lawyer, then gets lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64ea430f940d4e869a285bd5802a6d22OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) — Prosecutors say an Oklahoma inmate attacked his attorney with a razorblade moments before he was to be sentenced in the killings of two young girls and his fiancee.aGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64ea430f940d4e869a285bd5802a6d22Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:49:08 GMTRemains of French ship being reassembled in Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffa4d875f89e4761b98f2b81f081cadaAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A frigate carrying French colonists to the New World that sank in a storm off the Texas coast more than 300 years ago is being reassembled into a display that archeologists hope will let people walk over the hull and feel like they are on the ship's deck.MICHAEL GRACZYKaGeneral newsArchaeologyMuseumsScienceRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelFranceAustinMississippi RiverWestern EuropeEuropeTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffa4d875f89e4761b98f2b81f081cadaFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:45:27 GMTNYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd74a369678c4c21b009523917519c90NEW YORK (AP) — Officials tamped down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.JONATHAN LEMIRECOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsHealthPublic healthHumanitarian crisesEmergency managementMunicipal governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsNew YorkWest AfricaNew York CityUnited StatesGuineaAfricaManhattanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd74a369678c4c21b009523917519c90Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:50:29 GMTVenezuelans brace for slump in oil priceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64fbc52c977f418fa16b095077dc8b0cCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The falling oil prices that are providing relief to drivers around the world threaten to bring more misery to the life of Milagro Alvarez and millions of other Venezuelans, whose country depends almost exclusively on oil revenue.JOSHUA GOODMANiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesVenezuelaCaracasLatin America and CaribbeanSouth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64fbc52c977f418fa16b095077dc8b0cFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:42:24 GMTDoc ordered cyanide test for lack of explanationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5761887448b141ecb117f797b7322a51PITTSBURGH (AP) — A physician who treated a Pittsburgh doctor says he ordered the test that eventually revealed a lethal amount of cyanide in her blood because he could find no other explanation for her sudden illness.JOE MANDAKaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5761887448b141ecb117f797b7322a51Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:26:24 GMTNew-Look NBA: A coach's perspective, Quin Snyderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bd74712a1d1401f922a3430f535581eSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from varied perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the business side. An interview with first-year Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder is the second installment of the series:TIM REYNOLDSsSportsCoachingMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bd74712a1d1401f922a3430f535581eFri, 24 Oct 2014 16:39:13 GMTTampa Bay Rays say manager Joe Maddon has opted out of contracthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/089caefeb9094f4e8da5f3a105c43ebdST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays say manager Joe Maddon has opted out of contract.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/089caefeb9094f4e8da5f3a105c43ebdFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:02:23 GMTCanada to give slain soldier hero's send-offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1aab35cca3b84a8987f5878569833974OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The soldier shot dead by a gunman who then stormed Canada's seat of government is being given a hero's send-off, with a motorcade along the highway where the country honors its war dead.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1aab35cca3b84a8987f5878569833974Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:59:05 GMTObama to meet Friday afternoon with nurse Nina Pham who recovered from Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41cc7d4fb96845fdb4bf6ede4ca477a0WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama to meet Friday afternoon with nurse Nina Pham who recovered from Ebola.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41cc7d4fb96845fdb4bf6ede4ca477a0Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:43:01 GMTNewly released Dallas nurse to meet with Obamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3c8ac7608b14b46b35d97734abe7057BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus, and was to meet later in the day with President Barack Obama at the White House.JESSICA GRESKOaGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDallasDistrict of ColumbiaTexasMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3c8ac7608b14b46b35d97734abe7057Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:59:02 GMTJudge to decide on sports betting in New Jerseyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/603871e7339c4409b382b23909e723acTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge said he would decide Friday whether to grant a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to stop New Jersey from becoming the second state in the country to offer legalized sports betting on individual games.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsGamblingSports bettingGambling laws and regulationsNational courtsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesRecreation and leisureLifestyleSports businessGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryNew JerseyTrentonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/603871e7339c4409b382b23909e723acFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:45:00 GMTUS general: NKorea may have nuke missile knowhowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b246f75aaa547ff8cb21861eddad4d5WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of American forces in South Korea says North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear-armed missile that could reach the United States, but he does not know whether they have done so.ROBERT BURNShtGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestMilitary technologyTechnologyUnited StatesNorth KoreaNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b246f75aaa547ff8cb21861eddad4d5Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:53:27 GMTUS officials: Israel defense chief denied meetingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cff5cfb9dc074fd5b249dfb911e5a7b7WASHINGTON (AP) — Still miffed over negative comments that Israel's defense minister made about Secretary of State John Kerry's Mideast peace efforts and nuclear negotiations with Iran, the Obama administration this week refused his requests to meet several top national security aides, U.S. officials said Friday.MATTHEW LEEwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseIsraelUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cff5cfb9dc074fd5b249dfb911e5a7b7Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:29:06 GMTDriver smashes Oklahoma Ten Commandments statuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e87bfd12cb4d4aa48ec332025df94351OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Someone drove up a ramp near the Oklahoma Capitol steps overnight and into a disputed granite monument of the Ten Commandments, smashing it to pieces in an apparent act of vandalism, authorities said.SEAN MURPHYaGeneral newsState legislatureVandalismLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsCrimeOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e87bfd12cb4d4aa48ec332025df94351Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:10:44 GMTGunman in Canada attack complained about mosquehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0efbf9bcf8834a60b1dedf3137165e51VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, Muslim leaders said Friday.RACHEL LA CORTEiGeneral newsPassports and visasTravelLifestyleGovernment and politicsBritish ColumbiaCanadaVancouverOttawaMiddle EastNorth AmericaOntariohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0efbf9bcf8834a60b1dedf3137165e51Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:57:59 GMTAttack on Egypt army post kills 26http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c2d4840655e44b3a7dd4b0670ac9f50EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An assault on an army checkpoint in the northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Friday caused a large explosion and killed at least 26 troops, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of attacks by Islamic extremists following last year's overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.ASHRAF SWEILAMMAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestBombingsArmed forcesAccidents and disastersTerrorismMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptCairoMiddle EastNile RiverNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c2d4840655e44b3a7dd4b0670ac9f50Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:43:33 GMT3 Istanbul consulates evacuatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81a55a7dab1240c8ad768e0c8be74bf2ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities say the consulates of Canada, Belgium and Germany in Istanbul have been evacuated after receiving suspicious packages Friday.iGeneral newsTurkeyIstanbulGermanyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81a55a7dab1240c8ad768e0c8be74bf2Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:39:17 GMTQueen sends her first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5960b1b8e3ed43d4a2ebdc7384023a77LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."htArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentSocial mediaOnline mediaMediaUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5960b1b8e3ed43d4a2ebdc7384023a77Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:36:01 GMTTLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' serieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8249b60b119474e8114f4fddea8e3bbNEW YORK (AP) — The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.DAVID BAUDEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8249b60b119474e8114f4fddea8e3bbFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:02:03 GMTWorld Series fan creates buzz with Marlins jerseyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e7297f86ca64409aa6abcf329dbf702MIAMI (AP) — Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate.STEVEN WINEsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballNBA PlayoffsEventsProfessional baseballMen's sportsNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e7297f86ca64409aa6abcf329dbf702Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:27:07 GMTFlight 93 fire losses included photos, other itemshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/345e56db483f4bf79f59c82448b9148fSHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — An inventory released Friday of items lost from a recent fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial headquarters includes hundreds of original photographs and items found at the crash site that were linked to the passengers and crew.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/345e56db483f4bf79f59c82448b9148fFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:10:35 GMTShakira to release baby toys with Fisher-Pricehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15c707dcb6af49f89d6a5f110e6fc442NEW YORK (AP) — Shakira is partnering with Fisher-Price to launch a line of baby toys as well as a Web series for moms.MESFIN FEKADUaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityProfessional soccerSoccerSportsMen's soccerMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15c707dcb6af49f89d6a5f110e6fc442Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:34:45 GMTHenley's putting gets him early lead at Sea Islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2402f15eac1148c1885e47d957f7aa60ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Russell Henley tied his personal best on the PGA Tour with a 7-under 63 on Friday to take the lead in the McGladrey Classic.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsGolfMen's golfMen's sportsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2402f15eac1148c1885e47d957f7aa60Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:50:59 GMTDetectives say they followed reputed ex-mob bosshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e471b0e60848999c2f11944d275d5ePHILADELPHIA (AP) — Detectives with an FBI task force say they followed a reputed former Philadelphia mob boss in Florida as part of an unspecified investigation — not to catch him in a parole violation.MARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96e471b0e60848999c2f11944d275d5eFri, 24 Oct 2014 16:33:59 GMTGoffin beats Raonic to reach Swiss Indoors semishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0854cba1c5194207941d00e3bd818975BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — David Goffin kept up his remarkable form as he beat fourth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-4 Friday to reach the semifinals of the Swiss Indoors.DANIELLA MATARsSportsMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0854cba1c5194207941d00e3bd818975Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:58:14 GMTMormon founder had teen bride during polygamy dayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57c5cb99816b40ae845496b03a606053SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new church essay reveals Mormon church founder Joseph Smith had an underage bride and was married to other men's wives during the early days of the faith when polygamy was practiced.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsMarriageFamily issuesSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57c5cb99816b40ae845496b03a606053Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:47:56 GMTEx-FARC commander sentenced to 27 years in prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4826bb261008452b824b4d7713530f12WASHINGTON (AP) — A former commander in the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia was sentenced to 27 years in prison for holding three American citizens hostage for 5 ½ years after their single-engine plane crash-landed in the Colombian jungle.PETE YOSTwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHostage situationsCrimeAccidentsNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAccidents and disastersTransportationNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryColombiaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4826bb261008452b824b4d7713530f12Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:36:26 GMT