FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:50:21 -0700GM to introduce new, high-end Cadillac next yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/853e444948d5469e9108b8d421886affDETROIT (AP) — General Motors will begin building a new, top-end Cadillac sedan late next year at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant.aBusinessGeneral newsProduction facilitiesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCorporate newsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/853e444948d5469e9108b8d421886affFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:28:00 GMTBomb kills 2 Lebanese soldiers near Syria borderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83c1641355f34b48a993b9df8be3529cBEIRUT (AP) — Attackers detonated a roadside bomb against a passing army truck near the Syrian border Friday, killing two soldiers and wounding three in the latest spillover from the civil war next door.BASSEM MROUEiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsCivil warsImprovised explosivesTerrorismGovernment and politicsLebanonSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83c1641355f34b48a993b9df8be3529cFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:20:15 GMTCar bomb attacks kill 20 people in Baghdadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c23b7d4841a44e3bfd6e0706a0639ebBAGHDAD (AP) — A series of car bombings targeting a Shiite mosque and markets in the Iraqi capital killed at least 20 people Friday, officials said, in the second straight day of attacks in Baghdad blamed on Islamic militants who have seized large parts of the country.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsImprovised explosivesBaghdadIraqUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c23b7d4841a44e3bfd6e0706a0639ebFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:41:02 GMTR.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. names new presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/332d221ff06f41a981ab3c01ab69c64fWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Camel and Pall Mall cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is tapping the head of PepsiCo North America's nutrition division as its new president and chief commercial officer.fBusinessCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelConsumer products and servicesIndustriesWinston-SalemNorth AmericaNorth CarolinaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/332d221ff06f41a981ab3c01ab69c64fFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:58:28 GMTOPCW document: Syria had ricin programhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23864e245931400a8692a47ee333339bTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An official document of the global chemical weapons watchdog says that Syrian authorities have declared that they once had a program to produce the deadly toxin ricin.iGeneral newsChemical weaponsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMaterials industryWeapons of mass destructionSyriaDamascusMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23864e245931400a8692a47ee333339bFri, 19 Sep 2014 13:08:47 GMTThis Week in the Civil Warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2c206b2fe70402e9f03612c279d063dThis Week in The Civil War for Sunday, Sept. 21: More fighting in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley.The Associated PressaGeneral newsAmerican Civil WarWar and unrestEventsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryVirginiaWinchesterPetersburgRichmondAtlantaUnited StatesNorth AmericaGeorgiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d2c206b2fe70402e9f03612c279d063dFri, 19 Sep 2014 13:01:06 GMTSyrian Kurds fleeing IS group cross into Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ddbc886c31348a38d91bed637f44af7ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish official says the country has opened its border with Syria to allow up to 4,000 people, mostly Kurds, to cross to safety as they flee militants from the Islamic State group.iGeneral newsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ddbc886c31348a38d91bed637f44af7Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:18:58 GMTChina fines GlaxoSmithKline $492M for briberyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca0e90731d25411e91c63d1f3f3b0fa4BEIJING (AP) — Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline was fined $492 million on Friday for bribing doctors in China in the biggest such penalty ever imposed by a Chinese court.JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCriminal investigationsCrimeLaw and orderProducts and servicesCorporate newsHealth care costsHealth issuesHealthChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca0e90731d25411e91c63d1f3f3b0fa4Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:03:22 GMT3 Eastern European countries form joint brigadehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7619ee5949f4cf182e0d099efcf63c8WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania are forming a joint military unit that will be headquartered in Poland and will work to strengthen their military cooperation and will participate in peacekeeping missions.iGeneral newsPolandEuropeLithuaniaUkraineEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7619ee5949f4cf182e0d099efcf63c8Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:28:07 GMT3 French students struck by gunfire on school triphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08b4d3e0e84149cebd7d5ce8ea9e6c57PARIS (AP) — French officials say a mentally ill man opened fire on a group of students with a hunting rifle during a high school trip, wounding three — one of them seriously.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08b4d3e0e84149cebd7d5ce8ea9e6c57Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:00:22 GMTMorocco expands laws against jihad seekershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0311721746d1417e80754bbb981aede6RABAT, Morocco (AP) — With hundreds of Moroccans heading to Syria and Iraq to fight with extremists groups, Morocco has presented a new law criminalizing training with extremists or attempting to reach their camps.iGeneral newsWar and unrestTerrorismLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsMoroccoSyriaIraqNorth AfricaAfricaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0311721746d1417e80754bbb981aede6Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:34:44 GMTPoland picks new foreign minister in reshufflehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e1687cc0b80472cad4cb193512e6e3eWARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister-designate on Friday named a new foreign minister to replace Radek Sikorski, who has been vocal internationally on the conflict in Ukraine.MONIKA SCISLOWSKAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsForeign policyInternational relationsGovernment policyPolandUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e1687cc0b80472cad4cb193512e6e3eFri, 19 Sep 2014 10:46:12 GMTColor lines are blurred in Fox comedy 'black-ish'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8210db5854954e13a33b20e1cf10d4fcBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Tracee Ellis Ross delivers perhaps the funniest line you'll hear on a sitcom this fall.FRAZIER MOOREeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansSocial issuesSocial affairsTelevision programsCelebrityCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8210db5854954e13a33b20e1cf10d4fcFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:28:06 GMTHamm, other stars join campaign against assaulthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67ca4dc283d146e19c15f8d0580c4391WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" and Connie Britton of "Nashville" to help fight campus sexual assault.NEDRA PICKLEReArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsSportsCelebrityEntertainmentOnline mediaCollege sportsSports mediaMediaViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67ca4dc283d146e19c15f8d0580c4391Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:21:17 GMT2-time Grand Slam winner Li Na retires from tourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6450ebde0f8749d484775f9887b12778BEIJING (AP) — Relying on fitness and a strong baseline game, Li Na reached the pinnacle of tennis and lifted the level of the sport in Asia to unprecedented heights.DIDI TANGiGeneral newsSportsAthlete retirementTennisWomen's tennisWomen's sportsSocial networkingRelationshipsLifestyleChinaBeijingWuhanGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6450ebde0f8749d484775f9887b12778Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:46:03 GMTUS officials condemn Bosnia leaders over flood aidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7547970563e49e39c764068f7b2d42fSARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — U.S. diplomats say after May's devastating floods, international agencies have done more to help the recovery efforts than local leaders who have used this humanitarian tragedy for "cronyism, party advantage, backroom deals and blame shifting."iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWeather forecastsWeatherDisaster planning and responseFloodsAccidents and disastersBosnia and HerzegovinaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7547970563e49e39c764068f7b2d42fFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:04:04 GMTFDA tweaks food safety rules due next yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3623e12cf9d94d80bd99503ad844667eWASHINGTON (AP) — The government is rewriting sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that they could hurt business.MARY CLARE JALONICKwBusinessFood and drinkGovernment and politicsLifestyleFood safetyPublic healthHealthProducts and servicesCorporate newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3623e12cf9d94d80bd99503ad844667eFri, 19 Sep 2014 13:48:26 GMTReport faults Amherst and UMass for party problemshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faf1394bbfcf4c3386d01b4dda4644d2AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — A new report examining what went wrong at the so-called Blarney Blowout parties in Amherst last March faults both the University of Massachusetts for failing to recognize the potential for things to get out of hand and the town of Amherst's police for the premature use of pepper spray to disperse crowds.aGeneral newsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faf1394bbfcf4c3386d01b4dda4644d2Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:47:30 GMT'Gotham' actor's Penguin inspired by DC Comicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/862db5cac55c4a81bcd2c8e0e126dbf6NEW YORK (AP) — Robin Lord Taylor remembers seeing the "Batman" film starring Michael Keaton and Danny DeVito on its opening night in 1989.LAURI NEFFeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentMoviesNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/862db5cac55c4a81bcd2c8e0e126dbf6Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:43:40 GMTScotland votes to remain part of United Kingdomhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b9daa5970a147c384df7d7272cbaa06EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.JILL LAWLESSDANICA KIRKAiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMunicipal governmentsReferendumsCurrency marketsLocal governmentsElectionsFinancial marketsUnited KingdomScotlandGlasgowWalesLondonEnglandEdinburghEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b9daa5970a147c384df7d7272cbaa06Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:16:41 GMTFloods shut down Philippine capital, 3 killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f60faf18510465fbfcf92ae0ad0a720MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Torrential monsoon rains worsened by a tropical storm flooded large swathes of the Philippine capital and nearby provinces Friday, leaving at least three people dead and displacing tens of thousands just days after the region was drenched by a typhoon.OLIVER TEVESiGeneral newsWeatherFloodsStormsAccidents and disastersEvacuationsNatural disastersRivers and streamsVolcanoesEnvironment and natureManilaPhilippinesSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f60faf18510465fbfcf92ae0ad0a720Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:16:29 GMTF1 changes radio ban after team concernshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b9d2f1f3bda4e0281dc644230f0f04dSINGAPORE (AP) — Formula One has significantly altered its proposed ban on pit-car radio transmissions after teams raised concerns, with information on car performance allowed for the rest of the season.CHRIS LINESsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingRadio programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports mediaIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsSingaporeSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b9d2f1f3bda4e0281dc644230f0f04dFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:51:49 GMTPolice: American suspect confesses in Bali killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65973b2a986343c392111bda6bdab3fdBALI, Indonesia (AP) — An American man has confessed that he killed his girlfriend's mother in a luxury hotel on Indonesia's Bali island, and the girlfriend has acknowledged helping him stuff the body into a suitcase, police said Friday.iGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeIndonesiaBaliSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65973b2a986343c392111bda6bdab3fdFri, 19 Sep 2014 11:01:03 GMTCambodian police bust Thais with $7M in fake billshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/062fb5b744b946e08eeb36e135c7a2bdPHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian police have arrested three Thai men whom they accused of carrying counterfeit U.S. $100 bills with a face value of $7.16 million.iGeneral newsCounterfeiting and forgeryArrestsCrimeLaw and orderCambodiaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/062fb5b744b946e08eeb36e135c7a2bdFri, 19 Sep 2014 13:34:35 GMTNepal clears Indian firm to build hydropower planthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/683ef1b1945b44969094a54282781e5eKATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's government signed an agreement Friday with Indian company GMR to build the Himalayan nation's largest hydroelectric plant in a small step toward easing chronic power shortages and attracting new investment.BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiBusinessGeneral newsInternational agreementsProduction facilitiesContracts and ordersEnergy industryGovernment and politicsInternational relationsUtilitiesIndustriesCorporate newsIndustrial products and servicesNepalIndiaSouth AsiaChinaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/683ef1b1945b44969094a54282781e5eFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:31:02 GMTReport faults, town, UMass for party problemshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2def194e0e604ea9a9c611a1e6dda101AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — A new report examining what went wrong at the so-called Blarney Blowout parties in Amherst last March faults both the University of Massachusetts for failing to recognize the potential for things to get out of hand and the town of Amherst's police for the premature use of pepper spray to disperse crowds.aGeneral newsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2def194e0e604ea9a9c611a1e6dda101Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:11:37 GMTGermany charges 3 with supporting Islamic Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6f5a840b8b0476184633770c8c81afeBERLIN (AP) — German federal prosecutors say they've charged a man and two women with supporting the Islamic State extremist group.iGeneral newsGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b6f5a840b8b0476184633770c8c81afeFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:01:16 GMTYahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPOhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f082400f42c4c47b707b994bd929785SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in China's Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon.MICHAEL LIEDTKEhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate stockInformation technologyOnline mediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesCorporate newsMediaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4f082400f42c4c47b707b994bd929785Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:09:47 GMTAnti-Islamic ads coming to New York transit systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/732099b266994a67926449f8ed2e5b54NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-Islamic ads will begin appearing on a hundred New York City buses and at two subway entrances next week.aBusinessGeneral newsMass transit systemsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTransportationNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/732099b266994a67926449f8ed2e5b54Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:19:12 GMTPhilippine peacekeepers pull out early from Golanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd5e4e2bae654bc5a46139ecf53ee4eaMANILA, Philippines (AP) — More than 240 Filipino peacekeepers arrived in Manila on Friday after pulling out two weeks early from a U.N. mission in the Golan Heights because of escalating fighting in the border region, the Philippine military said Friday.JIM GOMEZiGeneral newsTroop withdrawalsWar and unrestMilitant groupsPhilippinesManilaIsraelSyriaSoutheast AsiaAsiaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd5e4e2bae654bc5a46139ecf53ee4eaFri, 19 Sep 2014 13:20:58 GMTWorld stocks rise as Scotland votes to stay in UKhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bade76723a6940ed8f3df409354ca79aHONG KONG (AP) — World stocks rose and the British pound rallied briefly on Friday as Scotland voted to stay part of the United Kingdom, avoiding a messy breakup that could have roiled financial markets. Japanese shares surged to their highest since 2007 as the yen extended losses against the dollar.KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock marketsUnited KingdomScotlandTokyoJapanEast AsiaHong KongAustraliaWestern EuropeEuropeAsiaChinaGreater ChinaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bade76723a6940ed8f3df409354ca79aFri, 19 Sep 2014 11:22:58 GMTFake tweets stir debate about parody, lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a83d056e8a049d582e2ffa67eb8365aCHICAGO (AP) — Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol.JASON KEYSERaGeneral newsSocial mediaMunicipal governmentsCivil rights violationsHuman rights and civil libertiesCelebrityLegal proceedingsOnline mediaMediaEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsChicagoPeoriaIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a83d056e8a049d582e2ffa67eb8365aFri, 19 Sep 2014 11:47:50 GMTSearch for ambush suspect centers on dense woodshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/610c7195ce154442b51131e629396656On the seventh day of a manhunt for a survivalist suspected of killing a state police trooper, scores of police were trying to flush him out of the dense, swampy northeastern Pennsylvania woodland.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/610c7195ce154442b51131e629396656Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:47:44 GMTConvicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/402c7f6c1c7447388a6d1a551c406958BELL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man with an extensive criminal record — he spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son — killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself in a rampage Thursday at a home in a small Florida town outside of Gainesville.TAMARA LUSHaGeneral newsCrimeFloridaGainesvilleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/402c7f6c1c7447388a6d1a551c406958Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:27:31 GMTMassachusetts teen's lawyer seeks police messageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9326c7a790f4bdea9ea6dbdae11671dSALEM, Mass. (AP) — A lawyer for the Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his high school math teacher is questioning the timeline given by authorities about the discovery of the victim's body.aGeneral newsJuvenile crimeCrimeCriminal investigationsViolent crimeLaw and orderMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9326c7a790f4bdea9ea6dbdae11671dFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:28:01 GMTOriginal Marquis de Sade manuscript on displayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ef9a5a403614b0688a1d2b06484778aPARIS (AP) — The original scroll upon which the Marquis de Sade penned his famed, often-banned tale of sexual extremism is going on public display.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ef9a5a403614b0688a1d2b06484778aFri, 19 Sep 2014 13:27:06 GMTFierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96aabfc3ce1849beb653c957925cd10eSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen battled in the streets of the Yemeni capital for a second day Friday in fighting that has killed at least 120 people, driven thousands from their homes and virtually shut down the country's main airport. The battles are raising fears of greater sectarian conflict, unseen for decades in Yemen.AHMED AL-HAJMAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestProtests and demonstrationsMunicipal governmentsPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsIslamismReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesLocal governmentsYemenSanaaSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastIranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96aabfc3ce1849beb653c957925cd10eFri, 19 Sep 2014 11:57:08 GMTScotland 'No' fails to stop Catalan secession pushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fef7339e6b94f6589d0c9e3d6738c03BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Scotland's decision to stay within the United Kingdom cost separatists across Europe political momentum they could have gained for their own independence ambitions. But the regional parliament in Spain's Catalonia was still expected Friday to grant its leader the power to call a secession referendum denounced as illegal by the central government in Madrid.ALAN CLENDENNINGJOSEPH WILSONiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReferendumsLegislatureNationalismElectionsScotlandUnited KingdomSpainMadridBarcelonaItalyEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fef7339e6b94f6589d0c9e3d6738c03Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:19:15 GMTIranian youth behind 'Happy' video sentencedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fe803a659894c3d86b65f1f361947d2TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A defense lawyer in Iran says six young Iranian men and women videotaped dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and the video's director have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and lashes.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentLegal proceedingsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0fe803a659894c3d86b65f1f361947d2Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:52:42 GMTScotland: Who won? Who lost?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0446e4c0b4f423b9e1c412a5db9b5ceLONDON (AP) — Who won and who lost in Scotland's independence referendum?ROBERT BARRiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomScotlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0446e4c0b4f423b9e1c412a5db9b5ceFri, 19 Sep 2014 11:00:38 GMTPM says al-Qaida holds no appeal for India Muslimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ced030cc4f974f38ba824f06593b47eeNEW DELHI (AP) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said al-Qaida is "delusional" if it believes it holds any appeal for India's large Muslim population.iGeneral newsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ced030cc4f974f38ba824f06593b47eeFri, 19 Sep 2014 11:44:08 GMTSpain's Telefonica buys Brazilian operator GVThttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e664eb47fed34731a167d63a57afa102MADRID (AP) — Spanish telecoms company Telefonica says it has reached a deal to buy Brazilian operator GVT from French media conglomerate Vivendi.iBusinessGeneral newsSpainBrazilWestern EuropeEuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e664eb47fed34731a167d63a57afa102Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:18:55 GMTAssets of Georgia's ex-president frozenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e3c792e8d224fdda3d9c5f17f56642aTBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A court in the former Soviet republic of Georgia has ordered an asset freeze for the property of former President Mikhail Saakashvili and his family.aGeneral newsGeorgiaTbilisiEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e3c792e8d224fdda3d9c5f17f56642aFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:46:12 GMTSierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed31142ff8d442a9a2956381894830d4FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Thousands of health workers began knocking on doors across Sierra Leone on Friday in search of hidden Ebola cases as the entire West African nation was locked down in their homes in an unprecedented effort to combat the deadly disease.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYiGeneral newsEmbassiesInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthInternational relationsGovernment and politicsSierra LeoneWest AfricaLiberiaGuineaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed31142ff8d442a9a2956381894830d4Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:01:41 GMTUEFA picks Wembley for Euro 2020 semifinals, finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/148cf576c1244147a7cf1b4c4cf24ecbGENEVA (AP) — Wembley Stadium in London will host the semifinals and final of the first continent-wide European Championship in 2020, ending a run of bidding failures by England.ROB HARRISsSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerMen's sportsInternational soccerEnglandLondonGenevaAzerbaijanUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeSwitzerlandEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/148cf576c1244147a7cf1b4c4cf24ecbFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:00:21 GMTBurger King Japan's latest meal is the new blackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfe368928993469586e8bf1664e8d2fbTOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a signature black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King Japan is going black on black.HARUKA NUGAiBusinessGeneral newsOdditiesJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfe368928993469586e8bf1664e8d2fbFri, 19 Sep 2014 12:33:11 GMT8 gamblers caned in Indonesia's Aceh provincehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b53f7c6e5196424e93ca464835131b94BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities have publicly caned eight men who were convicted of gambling in conservative Aceh province.iGeneral newsIslamCrimeReligionSocial affairsIndonesiaSumatraAcehSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b53f7c6e5196424e93ca464835131b94Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:06:56 GMTUK remains united after Scotland referendumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef3120549952497399f5c9521f0a4920EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — The United Kingdom will stay united. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.JILL LAWLESSDANICA KIRKAiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReferendumsMunicipal governmentsElectionsLocal governmentsUnited KingdomScotlandGlasgowWalesLondonEnglandEdinburghEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef3120549952497399f5c9521f0a4920Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:07:04 GMTFrance strikes Islamic State group's depot in Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4daf3690bed4bcbabed6567866a05f9PARIS (AP) — Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, French fighter jets struck Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot, Iraqi and French officials said.JAMEY KEATENiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsFranceIraqParisUnited StatesBaghdadSyriaWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a4daf3690bed4bcbabed6567866a05f9Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:25:26 GMTAmerican performers get standing ovation in Iranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b213dcb6041640228afed3ef2d07b0d5TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Hundreds of Iranian art lovers gave a troupe of Chicago-based puppeteers flowers and a lengthy standing ovation at the Tehran City Theater at the end of their historic performance this week during a rare visit by American performers to the Islamic Republic.BY NASSER KARIMIiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsPuppetryFairs and festivalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleTehranUnited StatesIranMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b213dcb6041640228afed3ef2d07b0d5Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:06:53 GMT