FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:17:45 -0700Feds to gather 'nuisance' mustangs in Nevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9d5fae1967948df873602cf55dae3d1RENO, Nev. (AP) — Federal wranglers plan an unusual wild horse roundup near the Nevada-Utah line, where ranchers and rural residents say protected mustangs are knocking down fences and impregnating domesticated mares.SCOTT SONNERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAnimalsHorsesAgricultureIndustriesBusinessMammalsNatural resource managementEnvironmentEnvironment and natureLand environmentWildlifeEnvironmental conservation and preservationNevadaRenoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b9d5fae1967948df873602cf55dae3d1Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:39:36 GMTEx-Mountie hero of shooting at Canada's Parliamenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99cdec529ef24f979bebf88ac64ad1d2OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden ceremonial mace on his right shoulder.DAVID CRARYJENNIFER PELTZiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureViolent crimeCrimeOntarioNew BrunswickCanadaOttawaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99cdec529ef24f979bebf88ac64ad1d2Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:06:49 GMT2nd high school football season ended over hazinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9168bd2c3e884369b5b07da86100748dDOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Officials at a high school in suburban Philadelphia have canceled the football team's remaining two games after they concluded rookie players were subjected to what the superintendent calls "humiliating" initiation rites.aGeneral newsSportsHigh school footballHigh school sportsHazing ritualsFootballViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationDoylestownPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9168bd2c3e884369b5b07da86100748dThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:25:07 GMTNavajo high court orders election postponedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa17def509644d88bbac8de893836e3cFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The top court on the largest American Indian reservation ordered tribal election officials Thursday to postpone the Navajo Nation's presidential election and immediately reprint ballots without the name of a candidate who was disqualified in a language fluency case.FELICIA FONSECAaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionJudicial electionsElectionsLegislationCampaignsNational electionsEventsJudiciaryLegislatureNational courtsNational governmentsCourtshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa17def509644d88bbac8de893836e3cThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:41:02 GMTHow the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e6387eeebd34a7897319495a396d0b9The stock market got a boost Thursday from a combination of strong corporate earnings and encouraging economic reports. Caterpillar and 3M were among the companies posting results that impressed investors. Hiring in the U.S. remains solid and a survey of businesses in Europe suggested that the region may avoid slipping back into recession.The Associated PressfBusinessStock marketsFinancial marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e6387eeebd34a7897319495a396d0b9Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:51:26 GMT4 more workers allege racial bias at Daimler planthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8683cbb0b2a348cfb01e40a83c38c641PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon expanded its investigation into discrimination at the Portland truck-making plant of German automotive giant Daimler AG after four more employees came forward with allegations of racial harassment.GOSIA WOZNIACKAaBusinessGeneral newsAfrican-AmericansWorkplace discriminationRace and ethnicityProduction facilitiesHuman rights and civil libertiesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesPersonnelLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsCorporate newsPortlandOregonNorth AmericaUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8683cbb0b2a348cfb01e40a83c38c641Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:47:33 GMTPoll: Rousseff takes lead in Brazil president racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64eae1b3ac2d4c7cb559cb7bf437c408RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has pulled ahead of her rival and taken a six-point lead just days before Sunday's presidential vote, according to a poll released Thursday.iGeneral newsPublic opinionNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsSocial affairsBrazilRio de JaneiroSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64eae1b3ac2d4c7cb559cb7bf437c408Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:26:04 GMTGrain higher, livestock mixedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcb5bba8e44349b0af7fca0d26315deaCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcb5bba8e44349b0af7fca0d26315deaThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:03:17 GMTGuns seized from Ohio police impersonation suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aee1122aca9f42459d84851416cebd39AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they've seized around 30 guns, 15,000 rounds of ammunition and police equipment including badges, uniforms, silencers and vehicles from the central Ohio home of a man who tried to pull over a uniformed officer as he drove to work last week.aGeneral newsCrimeIllegal weaponsOhioAkronUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aee1122aca9f42459d84851416cebd39Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:38:50 GMTFigures on government spending and debthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f5e4b9430fc4da182ca0a132c330474WASHINGTON (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 financehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f5e4b9430fc4da182ca0a132c330474Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:35:28 GMTJurors hear doctor's dying wife on 911 recordinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb745bf29fe04da4bf419d8c32f1b60fPITTSBURGH (AP) — Jurors heard from prosecution and defense attorneys — and then from the dying woman herself — at the start of a homicide trial for a University of Pittsburgh researcher charged with poisoning his wife.JOE MANDAKaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb745bf29fe04da4bf419d8c32f1b60fThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:05:55 GMTPolice say Ottawa gunman was not under surveillance before the attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f6b043059fc4e34857edb6b76cc17a8OTTAWA, Quebec (AP) — Police say Ottawa gunman was not under surveillance before the attack.iGeneral newsOttawaOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f6b043059fc4e34857edb6b76cc17a8Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:55:35 GMTPrisoner in Afghanistan to be tried in UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64320ae2f4974d2f84c7f4a384d88316WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is preparing to transfer a military detainee in Afghanistan for criminal trial in Virginia, U.S. officials said Thursday.KEN DILANIANERIC TUCKERwGovernment and politicsTerrorismMilitary legal affairsLegislatureWar and unrestGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseUnited StatesAfghanistanLibyaNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsiaNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64320ae2f4974d2f84c7f4a384d88316Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:33:33 GMTA blue Christmas for Amazon?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f19a8a9565874af2a1257edf6a501dc0NEW YORK (AP) — It might be a blue Christmas for Amazon.MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessTechnologyHiring and recruitmentPersonnelIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsConsumer products and serviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f19a8a9565874af2a1257edf6a501dc0Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:08:20 GMTPolice: Plane, helicopter collide in Marylandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/633aa5069535400784f822733c7389b8FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police say an airplane and helicopter have collided in mid-air at the Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFrederickMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/633aa5069535400784f822733c7389b8Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:53:49 GMTWhat to expect from your bond mutual fundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7df1d774bad04ec989a49645e4ecb393NEW YORK (AP) — Oh, right. Stability. That's what bond mutual funds are for.STAN CHOEfBusinessPersonal financePricesEconomyGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsPersonal investingDebt and bond marketsFinancial marketsEconomic policyGovernment policyStock marketsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7df1d774bad04ec989a49645e4ecb393Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:44:58 GMTMan faces new charges after forced labor case endshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d29344aea9d54bd58d9a2c8457ceec69DETROIT (AP) — Michigan officials charged a former African tennis pro with child abuse on Thursday, just days after a federal judge declined to keep him behind bars in a case of fraud, immigration crimes and forced labor.aGeneral newsForced laborCrimeNational courtsCrimes against childrenHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryMichiganDetroitUnited StatesTogoNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d29344aea9d54bd58d9a2c8457ceec69Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:50:33 GMTGary killings put spotlight on abandoned buildingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/740b4b5f28de4f68848ffdde46024824GARY, Ind. (AP) — The two-bedroom home in Gary's Bungalow Heights area went up in the Roaring '20s, when the Indiana steel town was thriving and filled with prosperous subdivisions. By the time Anith Jones' body was found in its basement Saturday, the building was one of thousands of dilapidated, abandoned houses serving as havens for crime in cities like Detroit and Chicago that have battled neighborhoods in decline.RICK CALLAHANMICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimeViolent crimeGaryIndianaDetroitUnited StatesNorth AmericaMichiganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/740b4b5f28de4f68848ffdde46024824Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:49:29 GMTCoalition airstrikes in Syria killed over 500http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e6e55fcc51249d0a337142dac8a97efMURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people since they began last month, mainly Islamic militants, activists said Thursday, as fighting flared yet again in the northern Syrian border town of Kobani.ELENA BECATOROSBASSEM MROUEiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesWar and unrestMilitant groupsCivil warsHumanitarian crisesPolitical activismHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsTurkeySyriaLebanonMiddle EastIraqUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5e6e55fcc51249d0a337142dac8a97efThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:00:25 GMTNK experts: US must apologize to free detaineeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d6ca2caa7254575ab4cb60a5bee26f1PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey Fowle, North Korean legal experts said Thursday.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsCrimeGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsLeisure travelTravelLifestyleNorth KoreaPyongyangUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d6ca2caa7254575ab4cb60a5bee26f1Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:21:58 GMTAP Interview: Libya FM wants Tripoli negotiationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9812ec979f3c41bb9c8e49cc35979b5eCAIRO (AP) — Libya's newly appointed foreign minister said Thursday that he hopes to see a negotiated solution to the standoff in the capital, Tripoli, where Islamist-allied militias have taken over the city and forced out the elected lawmakers.ASHRAF KHALILiGeneral newsDiplomacyParliamentary electionsGovernment and politicsLegislatureInternational relationsElectionsLibyaEgyptTripoliMiddle EastCairoNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9812ec979f3c41bb9c8e49cc35979b5eThu, 23 Oct 2014 19:53:17 GMTAnalysis: GOP hopes Obama is key to Senate controlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/824d192ebc1742c2aea2b95c268ccf73WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, off-shore jobs in New Hampshire and women's issues in Colorado.DAVID ESPOpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsPolitical partiesLegislaturePolitical organizationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaArkansasAlaskaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/824d192ebc1742c2aea2b95c268ccf73Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:27:19 GMTPennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe's bodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb7fb8d90f1b4ef390c0f568f21a6a20Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsSportsNational courtsTrack and fieldNative AmericansLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryMuseumsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelUnited StatesPennsylvaniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb7fb8d90f1b4ef390c0f568f21a6a20Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:12:03 GMTLawmakers seek to end benefits to former Nazishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7495152bb204251bee103865c8e09c5WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to stop suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. Social Security benefits will be introduced soon, members of Congress announced Thursday, the latest response to an Associated Press investigation that revealed millions of dollars have been paid to former Nazis who were forced out of the United States.RICHARD LARDNERwGovernment and politicsGovernment pensions and social securityLegislatureNazismLegislationGovernment business and financeBusinessUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7495152bb204251bee103865c8e09c5Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:09:55 GMTPolice in Frederick, Maryland, say plane, helicopter collide in midair; injuries unknownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1d9ae19145144eaaf313d8d56604cf6FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police in Frederick, Maryland, say plane, helicopter collide in midair; injuries unknown.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFrederickMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1d9ae19145144eaaf313d8d56604cf6Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:28:36 GMTFirst lady stumps in close Colorado Senate racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b87796a047e14a1bab28ffe3cba8ffc8DENVER (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is the latest political celebrity to get involved in Colorado's heated Senate race — one of the closest and most expensive in the country.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureLegislatureState governmentsUnited StatesColoradoDenverNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b87796a047e14a1bab28ffe3cba8ffc8Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:44:59 GMTProsecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill familyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cb82d505340487d8baa4a165567e72fPLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old suburban Detroit girl accused of stabbing her younger brother as part of a plot to kill her family so that she could run off with a 23-year-old man was ordered held on $1 million bond Thursday.COREY WILLIAMSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cb82d505340487d8baa4a165567e72fThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:03:57 GMTWilson attorneys, Dooley question leakshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cf5e027b59e47f4b584e00b89025c34ST. LOUIS (AP) — Leaks of information in the investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown are drawing criticism from both attorneys for the officer involved in the shooting and St. Louis County's top elected official.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLocal governmentsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cf5e027b59e47f4b584e00b89025c34Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:37:07 GMTUS, SKorea agree to delay wartime control transferhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee31b4b72b7d4b6d8bdd3ea571bd0ebeWASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has agreed to maintain wartime control of South Korean troops in the event of an attack by North Korea for the foreseeable future, delaying the transfer of authority to Seoul that had been scheduled for 2015.LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseSouth KoreaUnited StatesSeoulEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee31b4b72b7d4b6d8bdd3ea571bd0ebeThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:30:29 GMTAnchorage TV station wrongly airs contentious adhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b60594f203ad43a4b5b8b669ac1393f9ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Anchorage television station inadvertently aired a commercial for U.S. Sen. Mark Begich that the campaign had pulled because the ad sparked outrage.MARK THIESSENaGeneral newsTelevisionGovernment and politicsLegislatureMediaAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b60594f203ad43a4b5b8b669ac1393f9Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:24:18 GMTGuantanamo prisoners in protest over women guardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a843d8fd898d4c3f9e193367f9d9ceb1MIAMI (AP) — Some prisoners in the highest-security unit of the Guantanamo Bay detention center have launched a protest against what they consider the religiously offensive use of female guards to move them around the U.S. base in Cuba, lawyers for the men say.BEN FOXaGeneral newsIslamMilitary legal affairsLegal proceedingsTerrorismReligionSocial affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsLaw and orderWar and unrestCubaUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a843d8fd898d4c3f9e193367f9d9ceb1Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:33:17 GMTJudge questions $75M NCAA concussion settlementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61214bd0faf14ebfa4f1fb5d2874a440CHICAGO (AP) — The federal judge overseeing a first-of-its-kind head injury settlement with the NCAA expressed serious concerns Thursday about some terms and the vast scope of the $75 million deal that currently encompasses all college athletes going back decades.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsSportsAthlete healthAthlete injuriesCollege sportsHead injuriesNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSports transactionsSports businessInjuriesHealthNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61214bd0faf14ebfa4f1fb5d2874a440Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:28:37 GMTPaul Allen giving at least $100M to Ebola fighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b315ea1841b4a86ae655d30923065bdSEATTLE (AP) — Billionaire Paul Allen says he'll contribute at least $100 million to the fight against Ebola.aGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b315ea1841b4a86ae655d30923065bdThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:40:36 GMTAutopsy: St. Louis officer shot Myers from behindhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2e9b2afb4194a1ab300fd3b2c311cedST. LOUIS (AP) — An 18-year-old killed earlier this month by a St. Louis police officer was shot several times from behind, the pathologist who performed a private autopsy said Thursday.ALAN SCHER ZAGIERaGeneral newsViolent crimePoliceCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2e9b2afb4194a1ab300fd3b2c311cedThu, 23 Oct 2014 21:04:40 GMTAllegiant flight returns safely to Vegas airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6080d18542524c7db064b1d3b8d9b187LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Allegiant Airlines flight returned shortly after takeoff to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after a report of possible engine trouble.aBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6080d18542524c7db064b1d3b8d9b187Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:01:27 GMTLawsuit says ICE attorney forged documenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa7d2bae8cb44631b84cbb60618f7fbbSEATTLE (AP) — A lawsuit says a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement attorney forged a document in an attempt to deport an immigrant seeking to stay in the country with his wife and children.MANUEL VALDESaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCounterfeiting and forgeryImmigrationLaw and orderCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsSeattleUnited StatesWashingtonNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa7d2bae8cb44631b84cbb60618f7fbbThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:36:33 GMTClinton backs Gov. Cuomo; GOP foe claims momentumhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c29e6b09e3234ae2badfaab1592ad92fNEW YORK (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo raced into the final stretch of his re-election bid Thursday with help from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton while Republican challenger Rob Astorino maintained their recent debate helped push momentum to his side.BY DAVID KLEPPERJONATHAN LEMIREaGeneral newsGovernment and politics2016 United States Presidential ElectionElectionsLocal governmentsPolitical partiesNational electionsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsCampaignsPolitical organizationsNew YorkAlbanyNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c29e6b09e3234ae2badfaab1592ad92fThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:26:54 GMTCanadian police: no link between soldier attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ecab0ab7e9341bead6cc091980ec851OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian police say they have found no connection between the two attacks on soldiers this week.iGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderOntarioCanadaOttawaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ecab0ab7e9341bead6cc091980ec851Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:21:20 GMTIowa Senate candidate cancels on newspaper editorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1f2f1bd0bba480eb9fcd1a3ccc9586dDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has cancelled a meeting with The Des Moines Register's editorial board, saying her time was better spent campaigning in Iowa.pGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsNewspapersState legislatureLegislatureNews mediaMediaState governmentsIowaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1f2f1bd0bba480eb9fcd1a3ccc9586dThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:52:06 GMTFederer beats Istomin in Swiss Indoors 2nd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5361654a18e440397e6a1389f94408cBASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Top-seeded Roger Federer again had to fight back from a set down before beating Denis Istomin 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals of the Swiss Indoors on Thursday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5361654a18e440397e6a1389f94408cThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:29:03 GMTCanada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/691e6bcde8b7498d95172453c2b78a70OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — He was a recent convert to Islam and a petty criminal with a long rap sheet, including a string of drug offenses. In recent weeks, he had been staying in a homeless shelter, where he talked about wanting to go to Libya to get away from drugs but griped that he couldn't get a passport.JENNIFER PELTZROB GILLIESRAPHAEL SATTERiGeneral newsReligious strifeViolent crimeCrimeTerrorismGovernment and politicsLegislatureWar and unrestOntarioCanadaVancouverOttawaMiddle EastNorth AmericaBritish Columbiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/691e6bcde8b7498d95172453c2b78a70Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:16:09 GMTAla. man skips court, arrested after online tauntshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0550649d6cc414fa208f8ba6851f20fPRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a man wanted for failing to appear in court for a sentencing hearing has been arrested after taunting police in Alabama on Facebook.aGeneral newsSocial mediaArrestsComputer crimeCrimeOnline mediaMediaLaw and orderAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0550649d6cc414fa208f8ba6851f20fThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:47:27 GMTCompton among early leaders at Sea Islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2f9605a368643778f54ac17d3f9cbd1ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Erik Compton is happy with where he is in golf, and he's not referring to his 5-under 65 on Thursday for an early share of the lead in the McGladrey Classic.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfGolfU.S. Open Men's Golf ChampionshipsMen's sportsEventsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2f9605a368643778f54ac17d3f9cbd1Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:12:59 GMTMan accused of threats: I'm not delusionalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/595d3cf2509d4ed88c1367dcc2fc0267MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man accused of threatening the president proclaimed his sanity in federal court Thursday after two psychologists testified that he's delusional and thinks he has been chosen to be a spokesman for God.PHILLIP RAWLSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMontgomeryAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/595d3cf2509d4ed88c1367dcc2fc0267Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:48:13 GMTBurrito chain urged to drop 'illegal' from namehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb2c11346cf24c3aa1fea6858f5a639bFORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Some people are urging the Colorado burrito chain Illegal Pete's to change its name because of the way the word "illegal" has been used to describe immigrants.aBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsImmigrationPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsFort CollinsColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb2c11346cf24c3aa1fea6858f5a639bThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:58:55 GMTFeds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska villagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7b619f2617e4bca84d0030c7233dbb5ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A remote Alaska village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide to receive a share of more than $352 million in grants and loans for upgrades to rural water and wastewater systems.RACHEL D'OROaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7b619f2617e4bca84d0030c7233dbb5Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:41:27 GMTPfizer approves $11B stock repurchase planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae0a7d0233fc40ceafab0ca4ec67cd60NEW YORK (AP) — Drugmaker Pfizer says it approved the repurchase of $11 billion in company stock.fBusinessCorporate stockCorporate newsHealth care industryIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae0a7d0233fc40ceafab0ca4ec67cd60Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:32:59 GMTOhio State: Fired band director was dishonesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72eb3a071aaf40a3acbdf2a69349ca86COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University's fired band director witnessed more sexually charged incidents than previously reported, once proposed punishing a female band member who reported sexual assault and had a calendar of nearly nude male band members in his office that he never brought to investigators' attention, school attorneys said in response to his federal lawsuit.JULIE CARR SMYTHaGeneral newsHigher educationWorkplace discriminationEducationLegal proceedingsSocial affairsLaw and orderPersonnelBusinessLabor issuesSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSchool athleticsSportsEducation issuesGender issuesOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72eb3a071aaf40a3acbdf2a69349ca86Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:47:03 GMTCloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly resultshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c44214f5b29546b8ada9828044351f27SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — CEO Satya Nadella is making progress in his push to embrace cloud computing. Microsoft's revenue from cloud services, including software delivered over the Internet, more than doubled in the last quarter at a time when some of its better-known segments are slowing. That helped lift quarterly profit and revenue well above expectations.BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessTechnologyInformation technologyIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsProducts and serviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c44214f5b29546b8ada9828044351f27Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:08:35 GMTDriver attacked after ice cream truck kills boyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/833ff6556d6646aebb537519e6ef52eaLOS ANGELES (AP) — Neighborhood residents attacked the driver of an ice cream truck after it struck and killed a 7-year-old boy riding a motorized bike in South Los Angeles, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationViolent crimeCrimeLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/833ff6556d6646aebb537519e6ef52eaThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:41:33 GMT