FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:04:19 -0700Attorney: 'Fatal Vision' court case will continuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73ade963d9cc413080f98cb50e3ac4d7RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The case of the Green Beret doctor who has maintained for decades that not him but a band of hippies chanting "acid is groovy, kill the pigs" slaughtered his wife and two young daughters will continue in court.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73ade963d9cc413080f98cb50e3ac4d7Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:30:22 GMTSalma Hayek pulls trigger on 'Everly' at Comic-Conhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08a3aca8c7ee4f8c85dcea33438c9cb4SAN DIEGO (AP) — For Salma Hayek, her role in "Everly" was her toughest yet.eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentComic-Con InternationalEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08a3aca8c7ee4f8c85dcea33438c9cb4Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:41:25 GMTFederal court upholds Fla.'s docs vs. glocks lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b5c816971ea4a57ad905a539fa890beTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida law restricting what doctors can tell patients about gun ownership was deemed to be constitutional Friday by a federal appeals court, which said it legitimately regulates professional conduct and doesn't violate the doctors' First Amendment free speech rights.aGeneral newsGun politicsNational courtsLegislationGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryLegislatureFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b5c816971ea4a57ad905a539fa890beFri, 25 Jul 2014 23:53:45 GMTStates' use of execution drugs varies widelyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d50db03be27146e29953e1f4d9bfb30aThe prolonged execution of an Arizona death row inmate with a new, two-drug combo has highlighted the patchwork quilt approach that states now take with lethal drugs, with types, combinations and dosages varying widely. A question and answer look at how the disparity came about and why, following more than three decades in which all death penalty states used the exact same three-drug mixture.The Associated PressaGeneral newsDeath penalty controversySocial issuesSocial affairsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d50db03be27146e29953e1f4d9bfb30aFri, 25 Jul 2014 23:48:41 GMTVeterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9fb3286920143889aaa305194e34d96HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.aGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsPost-traumatic stress disorderVeteransMental healthMontanaUnited StatesMissoulaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9fb3286920143889aaa305194e34d96Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:23:49 GMTEbola outbreak spreads to 4th West African countryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f038acfe58f543c8b29c2482ace192f6ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — An Ebola outbreak that has left more than 660 people dead across West Africa has spread to the continent's most populous nation after a Liberian man with a high fever vomited aboard an airplane to Nigeria and then died there, officials said Friday.HEATHER MURDOCKiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksPublic healthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment and politicsNigeriaWest AfricaAfricaSierra LeoneGuineaLiberiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f038acfe58f543c8b29c2482ace192f6Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:00:20 GMTEmbattled grocery chain asks workers to returnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab2b56cda81a4776b1f5896405d60165WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — The beleaguered New England grocery store chain Market Basket is appealing to workers to return after a week of protests and halted store deliveries demanding the return of its fired chief executive.DENISE LAVOIEaBusinessGeneral newsLabor issuesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesSocial issuesSocial affairsProtests and demonstrationsBoycottsRebellions and uprisingsPolitical and civil unrestWar and unrestMassachusettsMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab2b56cda81a4776b1f5896405d60165Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:29:05 GMTCoroner: Burglar killed by homeowner not pregnanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b835388956f84cbf983dc7693b7a2264LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a burglar who was fatally shot by an 80-year-old California homeowner was not pregnant as she had claimed moments before her death as she fled the home down an alley.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTheftLong BeachCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b835388956f84cbf983dc7693b7a2264Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:37:22 GMTArizona's McCain: Execution was torturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c6943e58eb44e1ab94079bf32f0c85dTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsDeath penalty controversyState legislatureCriminal punishmentLegislatureLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsState governmentsArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c6943e58eb44e1ab94079bf32f0c85dSat, 26 Jul 2014 00:58:29 GMTCalifornia state senator facing additional chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9d8165478e5419ca3260e055df44ccbSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal grand jury on Friday charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown.aBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestRacketeeringLegal proceedingsCrimeState legislatureLaw and orderLegislatureState governmentsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9d8165478e5419ca3260e055df44ccbSat, 26 Jul 2014 00:36:59 GMTTop-seeded Isner reaches Atlanta Open semifinalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edd5f4f57c2b409283c3937342e35252ATLANTA (AP) — Top-seeded defending champion John Isner and Jack Sock each rallied from early deficits Friday to set up an all-America semifinal in the Atlanta Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/edd5f4f57c2b409283c3937342e35252Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:53:46 GMTBrowns' Manziel: "I've made some rookie mistakes"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/637564a7af0d44b798566b34534a723fBEREA, Ohio (AP) — Like reading a blitz, Johnny Manziel knew the questions about his off-field wildness were coming. So the Browns quarterback struck first.sSportsBars and clubsFootballRecreation and leisureLifestyleProfessional footballOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/637564a7af0d44b798566b34534a723fSat, 26 Jul 2014 00:39:13 GMTAP source: Former AG subpoenaed in McDonnell trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3967ba8cc62443d4842dbc6033101c6bRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is a possible witness in the upcoming corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCorporate legal affairsLegal proceedingsPolitical corruptionSubpoenasIndictmentsCorporate newsBusinessLaw and orderPolitical issuesRichmondVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3967ba8cc62443d4842dbc6033101c6bSat, 26 Jul 2014 00:12:20 GMTUS: Russia is firing across border into Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7246ab9f87ec449ab017dfe326fcd2c9KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis.DAVID McHUGHiGeneral newsDiplomacyMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsEventsLocal governmentsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationUkraineMoscowRussiaNetherlandsUnited StatesEuropeKievEastern EuropeWestern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7246ab9f87ec449ab017dfe326fcd2c9Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:07:15 GMTJudge rules feds wrongly protected bearded sealshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c99fa445b004df58d5425914a4dec5fANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ruled that a federal fisheries agency improperly listed bearded seals as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.MARK THIESSENaGeneral newsAnimalsSealsNational courtsWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationMammalsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryEnvironmental concernsEnvironmental laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsAlaskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c99fa445b004df58d5425914a4dec5fFri, 25 Jul 2014 23:53:31 GMTBritish envoy: Gaza humanitarian pause possiblehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e697b4069c804185a2bd5ed045d2876dUNITED NATIONS (AP) — Britain's U.N. ambassador says there may be "an extremely short" humanitarian pause in the conflict in Gaza between Israel and Hamas on Saturday lasting several hours.iGeneral newsWar and unrestCease firesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e697b4069c804185a2bd5ed045d2876dFri, 25 Jul 2014 23:21:43 GMT86 family members disenrolled from Oregon tribehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8a1d1202e6e46dd85f016ed2e8a8000PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman says 86 members of her family have been disenrolled from an American Indian tribe that operates the state's largest tribal casino, as leaders review the tribe's rolls and enforce new enrollment requirements.aGeneral newsOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8a1d1202e6e46dd85f016ed2e8a8000Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:34:00 GMTBrowns' Manziel: "I've made rookie mistakes"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ca12e8badb2495aa344d7510962d3c7BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he "made some rookie" mistakes during the offseason and vowed to be focused on just football in the future.sSportsProfessional footballFootballOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ca12e8badb2495aa344d7510962d3c7Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:07:34 GMTIsraeli military says a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza will start Saturday morninghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c038336e2409410bbad73b678b48ec24JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli military says a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza will start Saturday morning.iGeneral newsWar and unrestCease firesGovernment and politicsIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c038336e2409410bbad73b678b48ec24Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:45:36 GMTRiley, Zalatoris reach US Junior finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4da7059344254b8fb3f5905223919db1THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Davis Riley outlasted Sam Horsfield on the 21st hole Friday in the U.S. Junior Amateur to set up an all-America final against William Zalatoris.sSportsGolfUnited StatesTexasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4da7059344254b8fb3f5905223919db1Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:29:40 GMTSetback in US-led Gaza truce effortshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cad2db4a6a545d48c9d361f326e7f25JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defense minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation "significantly."KARIN LAUBIAN DEITCHiGeneral newsWar and unrestTerritorial disputesCease firesWar casualtiesProtests and demonstrationsProperty damageDiplomacyInternational relationsMilitary and defensePolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsWest BankPalestinian territoriesJerusalemIsraelGaza StripHebronMiddle EastQatarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cad2db4a6a545d48c9d361f326e7f25Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:24:05 GMTPolice chief pleads no contest in tea party flaphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f74246c96d2942bbb1b725b695c98204LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A police chief in Wisconsin pleaded no contest Friday to a charge that he signed a local tea party leader up on gay dating, pornography and federal health care websites.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLa CrosseWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f74246c96d2942bbb1b725b695c98204Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:48:36 GMTWar crimes commission takes aim at Islamic Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aba1d2c9608e463e827999213af7043dUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the independent U.N. commission on Syrian war crimes said Friday that commanders of the Islamic State extremist group are "good candidates" to be put on a confidential list of alleged perpetrators.iGeneral newsWar crimesHuman rights and civil libertiesInternational lawWar and unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aba1d2c9608e463e827999213af7043dSat, 26 Jul 2014 00:08:17 GMTUS rebounds to win twice in International Crownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e96856a61a464499bb4249813883ce4cOWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — A switch in pairings led to a change in fortune for the United States in the International Crown.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsJapanTaiwanUnited StatesSouth KoreaEast AsiaMarylandAsiaGreater ChinaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e96856a61a464499bb4249813883ce4cFri, 25 Jul 2014 23:21:25 GMTUPS driver charged with stealing dozens of gunshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f10e338d4eb3466bb9a14eaea39bed8aRIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California UPS delivery driver was arrested Friday for stealing dozens of shipped guns that were sold on the black market, federal prosecutors said.aBusinessGeneral newsTheftCrimeCaliforniaRiversideUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f10e338d4eb3466bb9a14eaea39bed8aFri, 25 Jul 2014 23:43:07 GMTGaza sides agree to lull but truce efforts stallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6ae900654ee49bb8a5a4d74ee6a8293JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel-Hamas fighting looked headed for escalation after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry failed Friday to broker a weeklong truce as a first step toward a broader deal and Israel's defense minister warned Israel might soon expand its Gaza ground operation "significantly."KARIN LAUBIAN DEITCHiGeneral newsWar and unrestTerritorial disputesCease firesWar casualtiesProtests and demonstrationsProperty damageInternational relationsDiplomacyPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesWest BankJerusalemIsraelGaza StripHebronMiddle EastQatarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c6ae900654ee49bb8a5a4d74ee6a8293Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:32:21 GMTNewport Folk Festival celebrates 55th anniversaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62305dd48b6b4f5da3723fab391b6168NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The Newport Folk Festival has kicked off three days of music to a sold-out crowd.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentFairs and festivalsCelebrityRecreation and leisureLifestyleNewportRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62305dd48b6b4f5da3723fab391b6168Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:48:41 GMTBaby dies after being left in hot car in Kansashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3728b99cdbec4caf95aad557f37489bfWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he'd forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an official said Friday.aGeneral newsCrimeHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsKansasWichitaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3728b99cdbec4caf95aad557f37489bfSat, 26 Jul 2014 00:05:06 GMTEarthquakes jolt 4 different areas of Alaskahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/692e30196db34d95bdbab97e16069227JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Earthquakes jolted four different parts of Alaska on Friday.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyNatural disastersAccidents and disastersTelecommunicationsIndustriesAlaskaJuneauUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/692e30196db34d95bdbab97e16069227Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:30:46 GMTIsrael: 12-hour Gaza cease-fire to start Saturdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e98b0a4a2a7425bba04822b35c1e282JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza will start Saturday morning.iGeneral newsWar and unrestCease firesGovernment and politicsIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e98b0a4a2a7425bba04822b35c1e282Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:53:26 GMTJudge rules feds wrongly protecting bearded sealshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e511b915fa1c4c249a0cd45ad03ffc87JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal judge in Alaska has ruled that a federal agency improperly listed bearded seals as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.MARK THIESSENaGeneral newsAnimalsSealsNational courtsMammalsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureWildlifeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryAlaskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e511b915fa1c4c249a0cd45ad03ffc87Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:12:16 GMTPriest in Guam removed over LA allegationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1323eccc9e254b588c8d395c0e711d60LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest has been removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, church officials said Friday.aGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesGuamLos AngelesCaliforniaSan FranciscoOceaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1323eccc9e254b588c8d395c0e711d60Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:04:46 GMTAruba to hold Venezuela official seeks immunityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fc0933cabfc4dd489e643db9722cdcaORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) — A judge in Aruba ruled Friday that the highest-ranking Venezuelan official ever arrested on a U.S. warrant will remain behind bars pending an extradition request on drug charges.DILMA ARENDS GEERMANJOSHUA GOODMANiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeExtraditionInternational relationsLegal proceedingsArrestsCrimeArmed forcesMilitant groupsDiplomacySmugglingLaw and orderGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseWar and unrestVenezuelaArubaOranjestadCaribbeanUnited StatesColombiaLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fc0933cabfc4dd489e643db9722cdcaSat, 26 Jul 2014 00:35:22 GMTCubs hand Cardinals 4th straight loss, 7-6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b4494ea94e545f1ad864a5a880b6b9eCHICAGO (AP) — Luis Valbuena hit a decisive two-run homer in the seventh inning Friday, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to hand the St. Louis Cardinals the fourth straight loss, 7-6.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b4494ea94e545f1ad864a5a880b6b9eSat, 26 Jul 2014 00:09:09 GMTCarjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc50bd6b7705485994668f6ca21aa624PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday as they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc50bd6b7705485994668f6ca21aa624Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:31:30 GMTAPNewsBreak: Study recommends inmate immunity testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ae1a9480eb74240ab066227761ab490SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a report obtained Friday by The Associated Press.aGeneral newsHealthScienceCorrectional systemsNational courtsLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ae1a9480eb74240ab066227761ab490Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:05:58 GMTDefense Department employee gets 2 years in prisonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1c35b26a31b40fd852c76d6417d4e19SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Defense Department supervisor who oversaw construction and service contracts at a Southern California Marine Corps base to two years in prison after he pleaded guilty to bribery and other charges.aGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCrimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryMilitary and defensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1c35b26a31b40fd852c76d6417d4e19Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:04:30 GMTFormer CIA officials can't see 'torture' reporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1b61a4e8f1049cf93f82651dd95f7a6ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement.KEN DILANIANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIntelligence agenciesLegislatureCriminal investigationsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareLaw and orderCrimeMilitary and defenseAspenColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a1b61a4e8f1049cf93f82651dd95f7a6Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:31:55 GMTArgentina debt talks deadlocked as default loomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8134801998b245638851822bbf3dae7fNEW YORK (AP) — Argentina's negotiations with creditors to resolve a dispute over $1.5 billion in unpaid debts remained deadlocked following talks Friday, setting it on a course for a possible catastrophic default next week.CLAUDIA TORRENSaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsArgentinaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8134801998b245638851822bbf3dae7fSat, 26 Jul 2014 00:44:32 GMTMontoya back at Indy intent on winning for Penskehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba199433c413419e8d3e630210e283b5INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya is back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — one night only, an encore of sorts, in a guest-starring role for Team Penske.sSportsAutomobile racingIndyCarNASCARIndianapolis 500EventsIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba199433c413419e8d3e630210e283b5Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:24:33 GMTPolice still investigating after burglar killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2201969cb4924927833a69c4222707caLONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors were waiting Friday for the results of a police investigation into the killing of a burglar by an 80-year-old California homeowner who says he shot the woman in the back as she fled his home and ran down an alley, the district attorney's office said.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeLaw and orderTheftViolent crimeLong BeachCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2201969cb4924927833a69c4222707caSat, 26 Jul 2014 00:20:43 GMTMigrants: Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to helphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9010b42d31044b7986cb0c96e14e82cWASHINGTON (AP) — Pressing for swift action, President Barack Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S.wGovernment and politicsPolitical corruptionLegislatureImmigration policyBorder securityPolitical refugeesPolitical partiesImmigrationLegislationImpeachmentsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyPolitical issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseGeneral newsHuman welfarePolitical organizationsUnited StatesGuatemalaDistrict of ColumbiaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9010b42d31044b7986cb0c96e14e82cFri, 25 Jul 2014 23:25:36 GMTComments sought on possible Arctic lease salehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bed62cd05f064386abcc67fbe60aa3bcJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal agency is testing the waters on a possible lease sale in the Alaska Arctic.aBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessArcticAlaskaUnited StatesArctic OceanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bed62cd05f064386abcc67fbe60aa3bcFri, 25 Jul 2014 22:44:00 GMTKansas court overturns brothers' death sentenceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/990df4930ed74d608e2b1f603d820711TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday overturned the death sentences of two brothers convicted of killing four friends who were robbed and forced to engage in sex acts before being shot to death and left in a snow-covered Wichita field.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderTheftCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsState governmentsKansasWichitaTopekaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/990df4930ed74d608e2b1f603d820711Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:32:42 GMTFamily feud sparks revolt at grocery store chainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8013476ae454ea68410feb2f4eaed26WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners.DENISE LAVOIEaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsBoycottsLabor issuesRebellions and uprisingsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8013476ae454ea68410feb2f4eaed26Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:55:01 GMT'Up the Down Staircase' writer Kaufman dies at 103http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06117225f4f148eca7d082805459d20bNEW YORK (AP) — Bel Kaufman, the witty and spirited fiction writer, educator and storyteller whose million-selling "Up the Down Staircase" captured the insanity and the humor, the pathos and the poetry of the American high school, died Friday at age 103.HILLEL ITALIEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureObituariesEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06117225f4f148eca7d082805459d20bSat, 26 Jul 2014 00:59:56 GMTUS regulators close small bank in Illinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72330278fe534076836dc1293d122828WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators have closed a small lender in Illinois, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 14 after 24 closures in all of 2013.fBusinessFinancial crisisRecessions and depressionsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsEconomyFinancial marketsUnited StatesIllinoisNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72330278fe534076836dc1293d122828Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:38:18 GMTFeds 'closely monitoring' NY police custody deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69b9fd26390d464693cc8bd8bf6a4067NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday the Justice Department is "closely monitoring" New York City's investigation into the death of a man who was placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer arresting him on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.aGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimeArrestsSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderBrooklynNew York CityStaten IslandUnited StatesNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69b9fd26390d464693cc8bd8bf6a4067Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:10:21 GMTJarrod Lyle 7 strokes back in US returnhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b661279b564ab5b558c8469934dccfOVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Jarrod Lyle followed his opening 4-under 67 with a 69 on Friday in the Web.com Tour's Midwest Classic, leaving the Australian seven strokes behind leader Zack Sucher in his first U.S. event since his second bout with leukemia.sSportsGolfMen's golfMen's sportsKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7b661279b564ab5b558c8469934dccfSat, 26 Jul 2014 00:08:11 GMTSame-sex marriage ban struck down for Miami areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5d9e22a7bf8452ca210d5cc9bfb497fMIAMI (AP) — A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week. Still, no marriage licenses will be issued for gay couples in either county any time soon to allow for appeals.aGeneral newsGays and lesbiansMarriageConstitutional amendmentsGovernment and politicsFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesCourtsJudiciaryState governmentsHuman welfareNational courtsNational governmentsConstitutionsFloridaMiamiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5d9e22a7bf8452ca210d5cc9bfb497fFri, 25 Jul 2014 23:46:06 GMT