FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Aug 2014 18:33:53 -0700Reports: Machado to get season-ending knee surgery (AP) — Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will soon have season-ending surgery on his injured right knee, according to multiple reports, a major blow to the team with the biggest division lead in the majors.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 23 Aug 2014 01:21:28 GMTEmails show Walker recall election campaign push, Wis. (AP) — Newly released court documents include emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign team told him to instruct donors to give to a key conservative group which would run ads for Walker and distribute money to other conservative groups backing him.TODD RICHMONDaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsCampaignsRecall electionsPolitical fundraisingHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 01:19:42 GMT3 Japanese students killed in California car crash MARCOS, Calif. (AP) — Three Japanese college students were killed and five others were injured when the car they were in veered off a California freeway and struck a power pole, officials said Friday.ELLIOT SPAGATaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCaliforniaSan DiegoJapanUnited StatesNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Aug 2014 22:58:05 GMTUS beats Puerto Rico 112-86 in hoops exhibition YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 20 points and the U.S. national team pulled away in the second half to beat Puerto Rico 112-86 on Friday night in its final home exhibition game before the FIBA Basketball World Cup.BRIAN MAHONEYsSports2014 FIBA Basketball World CupFIBA Basketball World CupInternational basketballMen's sportsMen's basketballMen's tennisTennisBasketballEventsNBA basketballProfessional basketballUnited StatesPuerto RicoNew York CityNorth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNew York, 23 Aug 2014 01:26:45 GMTCosta Rica to investigate US anti-Cuba program JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The Costa Rican government will investigate undercover U.S. programs operated from the Central American country and using its citizens in a ploy to destabilize the government in Cuba, the director of intelligence and security said Friday.JAVIER CORDOBAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCosta RicaCubaUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanCentral AmericaCaribbeanNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:57:13 GMTInterpol seeks clues to Thai 'baby factory' (AP) — Interpol said it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the "Baby Factory" case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessman who has 16 surrogate babies and an alleged desire to father hundreds more.JOCELYN GECKERTHANYARAT DOKSONEiGeneral newsCrimeThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaLyonJapanFranceEast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Aug 2014 01:22:54 GMTQuestions, answers about Missouri grand juries grand jury is considering evidence to determine whether Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9.ED WHITEaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 23:14:33 GMTGovernors: Deal imminent in supermarket feud (AP) — The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire say they're optimistic a long-running dispute at a New England supermarket chain will be resolved with an agreement to sell it to the ousted CEO.aBusinessGeneral newsState governmentsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGovernment and politicsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 23:13:45 GMTGoldman paying $3.15B over US mortgage bond claims (AP) — Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay $3.15 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed in 2007.MARCY GORDONwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsDebt and bond marketsFinancial marketsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 22:44:56 GMTWashington Post strikes 'Redskins' from editorials (AP) — The Washington Post says it will stop calling Washington's football team the "Redskins" on its editorial page.wSportsNative AmericansProfessional footballFootballGeneral newsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:09:09 GMTBiden: US would help Iraq pursue federal system (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. is prepared to help Iraq pursue a federal system that would decentralize power away from Baghdad.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesIraqNorth AmericaMiddle East, 23 Aug 2014 00:03:36 GMTOfficial says hackers hit up to 25,000 fed workers (AP) — The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer break-in at a federal contractor that handles security clearances, an agency official said Friday.STEPHEN BRAUNhtBusinessGovernment and politicsTechnologyHackingMilitary legal affairsNational securityTechnology issuesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 22:39:10 GMTCorrection: Baby Sitter Killed story, Utah (AP) — In a story Aug. 21 about an Ogden woman sentenced to prison for her role in the death of her baby sitter, The Associated Press reported erroneously who, according to her attorney, abused the woman in the past. The attorney said she was abused by a previous boyfriend, not a previous husband.aGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsViolent crimeLaw and orderUtahOgdenUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 22:54:12 GMTGovernors: Deal may come soon in supermarket feud (AP) — The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire said Friday they were optimistic the long-running family dispute that has hobbled the Market Basket supermarket chain will be resolved, perhaps as soon as this weekend, with an agreement to sell it to its ousted CEO.PHILIP MARCELOaBusinessGeneral newsState governmentsLabor issuesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 01:00:00 GMTParole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer YORK (AP) — John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityCrimeNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:09:07 GMT9/11 relatives to get second shot at scholarships, Calif. (AP) — Relatives of Californians who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will get a second chance to apply for college scholarships under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown after investigations found that the state mishandled the program.JULIET WILLIAMSaGeneral newsGovernment programsSeptember 11 attacksState governmentsGovernment and politicsLegislationState legislatureHigher educationEducationSocial affairsEducation costsEventsLegislatureTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unrestCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 23:49:39 GMTMan who at pot candy must stand trial in killing (AP) — A judge ordered a Denver man on Friday to stand trial in the killing of his wife, who told dispatchers moments before her death that he was paranoid and hallucinating after eating marijuana-infused candy.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeRecreational drug laws and regulationsCrimeLaw and orderGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 01:27:06 GMTMissing Russian student found dead in Grand Teton National Park, Wyo. (AP) — Missing Russian student found dead in Grand Teton National Park .aGeneral newsMooseMammalsAnimals, 23 Aug 2014 00:29:12 GMTCorrection: Indonesia-US Woman Dead story, Indonesia (AP) — In a story Aug. 21 about the investigation into the killing of a Chicago woman in Indonesia, The Associated Press erroneously reported the age of suspect Heather Mack, the slain woman's daughter. She is 18 years old. The story also erroneously referred to Chicago-based attorney Michael Elkin as the lawyer for both Mack and her boyfriend and fellow suspect Tommy Schaefer. Elkin is only representing Mack.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeIndonesiaBaliChicagoSoutheast AsiaAsiaIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:25:00 GMTPolice: Woman with fake baby cited for trespassing, Calif. (AP) — A California woman is under investigation after trying to enter a hospital maternity ward carrying a doll that looked like a living baby, police said Friday.aGeneral newsHealthMercedCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:24:29 GMTMarathon bombing suspect's lawyers seek dismissal (AP) — Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge on Friday to dismiss indictments against the Boston Marathon bombing suspect and put on hold further proceedings in the case over concerns about the process of selecting jurors in federal court.BOB SALSBERGaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsSeniorsCrimeLaw and orderEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:46:06 GMTWest condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine, Ukraine (AP) — Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid. Ukraine called it a "direct invasion," and the U.S. and NATO condemned it as well.MSTYSLAV CHERNOVPETER LEONARDiGeneral newsInternational incidentsInternational relationsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsUkraineRussiaMoscowDonetskKievEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Aug 2014 23:45:29 GMTAdministration condemns Russian move into Ukraine (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday denounced the movement of a Russian convoy into Ukraine, citing it as the latest provocation by Moscow along the highly volatile eastern border of the former Soviet republic.ROBERT BURNSwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsMilitary and defenseUkraineMoscowRussiaKievUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 23:50:23 GMTChevrolet wins IndyCar manufacturers championship, Calif. (AP) — Chevrolet has clinched its third straight IndyCar manufacturers championship with two races left in the series' season.sSportsAutomobile racingIndyCarCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 22:54:31 GMTRain turns Washington fire scars into muddy rivers, Wash. (AP) — A highway in central Washington remained closed on Friday after heavy rains unleashed mudslides that washed down hillsides left barren by wildfires.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersFiresWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 23:41:55 GMTArrieta leads Cubs past Orioles 4-1 (AP) — Jake Arrieta said he enjoyed running into some of his old Orioles teammates before Friday's game at Wrigley Field.MATT CARLSONsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 22:54:06 GMTKvitova, Rybarikova win in Connecticut Open semis HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova moved into the finals of the Connecticut Open for the third straight year, beating Australian Samantha Stosur 6-3, 6-1 on Friday.PAT EATON-ROBBsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsNew HavenConnecticutSlovakiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropeItalyWestern Europe, 23 Aug 2014 00:41:29 GMTObama and Merkel voice alarm at Russian moves, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel say the presence of Russian soldiers in Ukraine, the buildup of Russian troops along the Ukrainian border and Russian shelling into Ukraine represent dangerous escalations of tensions by Moscow.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUkraineUnited StatesRussiaMassachusettsEastern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 23:30:45 GMTPoliceman accused of serial sex assault on patrol CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City police officer arrested on charges of serial sexual assault preyed on women in the rundown neighborhoods he was assigned to patrol — picking some up off the street, pulling others over at traffic stops and in one case taking a woman to a nearby school, according to an affidavit released Friday.KRISTI EATONaGeneral newsSportsAfrican-AmericansHigh school footballRace and ethnicityCollege sportsCrimeState legislatureCollege footballHigh school sportsFootballViolent crimeSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsOklahoma CityOklahomaMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 22:41:10 GMTPerry in New Hampshire: No decision on 2016, N.H. (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday in a visit to a key early voting state that he was unprepared for and humbled by his first run for president in 2012 and will work harder if there's a next time around.RIK STEVENSpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsIndictmentsState governmentsState legislatureCrimeLaw and orderGeneral newsLegislatureLegislationPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesNew HampshirePortsmouthTexasNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:13:16 GMTMissing Russian found dead in Grand Teton park, Wyo. (AP) — A Russian student who went missing in Grand Teton National Park has been found dead.aGeneral newsMissing personsMooseMammalsAnimalsMountainsEnvironment and natureJacksonRussiaWyomingUnited StatesNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEurope, 23 Aug 2014 00:56:20 GMTBoston's Farrell: Castillo is "exciting, athletic" (AP) — Red Sox manager John Farrell calls outfielder Rusney Castillo "an exciting, athletic player."sSportsSports transactionsProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 23:43:51 GMTMexico creates special force for economic crime CITY (AP) — Mexico launched a special 5,000-strong police force Friday to combat industrial, farm and business crime that has extended throughout the country's economy, strangling commerce in some regions.MARK STEVENSONiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment payAgricultureArmed forcesPoliceIndustriesGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseLaw enforcement agenciesMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Aug 2014 22:37:01 GMTAlaska troopers: Girl drowns in bucket of water, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say a 1-year-old girl has drowned in a bucket of water at her family's home in the western Alaska village of Kotlik.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersAlaskaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 01:27:23 GMTFort Hood officer to face trial by court martial HOOD, Texas (AP) — A noncommissioned sexual abuse prevention officer at Fort Hood accused of operating a prostitution ring will be court martialed, the central Texas Army base said Friday.aGeneral newsViolent crimePolice brutalityMilitary legal affairsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSex in societyTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:09:49 GMTNew Obama birth control fixes for religious groups (AP) — Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to contraception.JOSH LEDERMANwBusinessGeneral newsHealthLifestyleGovernment and politicsReligionReligious issuesHobbiesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsHealth care industryIndustriesFinancial servicesNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsRecreation and leisureUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 22:53:29 GMTRecalls this week: bean bag chairs, cribs 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled following the deaths of two children who suffocated after they crawled inside the chairs. Other recalled products include convertible cribs with a defect that can create a hazardous gap.The Associated PressfBusinessLifestylePersonal financePaintingVisual artsProducts and servicesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFood safetyPublic healthHealthUtilitiesEnergy industryArts and entertainment, 22 Aug 2014 23:32:31 GMTNew fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?, Mo. (AP) — Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens if the grand jury now considering the case doesn't return a charge against the officer?SARA BURNETTJIM SALTERaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 23:31:43 GMTND teacher of the year charged with 5 felonies FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A reigning North Dakota teacher of the year was charged Friday with five felony counts for allegedly having sexual contact with a female student more than five years ago.DAVE KOLPACKaGeneral newsCrimeTeachingEducationSocial affairsLabor issuesSocial issuesNorth DakotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:45:16 GMTHarvick wins Bristol pole; 5th of this season, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Harvick has become the best qualifier in NASCAR's top series, at least for this season.HANK KURZ JR.sSportsAutomobile racingNASCARTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:34:45 GMTAP PHOTOS: A look back at Mo'ne Davis' tournament WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Mo'ne Davis' moment is over. Her legacy may just be beginning.aGeneral newsSportsLittle League World SeriesBaseballYouth baseballEventsMen's sportsYouth sportsWilliamsportPennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 22:56:30 GMTRyu has 66, leads by 5 at Canadian Women's Open, Ontario (AP) — So Yeon Ryu used a second straight bogey-free round to pull away at the Canadian Women's Open.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsU.S. Open Women's Golf ChampionshipsEventsOntarioCanadaNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:14:44 GMTSelig hasn't changed outlook about Rose (AP) — As his term winds down, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig hasn't changed his outlook on Pete Rose's lifetime ban for gambling.JOE KAYsSportsBaseballSports bettingGambling laws and regulationsMen's sportsSports businessGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsProfessional baseballCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:07:59 GMT3 bodies recovered from Mount Rainier identified, Wash. (AP) — The Pierce County medical examiner has identified the bodies of three climbers recovered this week from Mount Rainier. They were part of a party of six who vanished on the Washington state peak last May.aGeneral newsVolcanoesMountainsEnvironment and natureWashingtonTacomaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 23:21:32 GMTWiggins: rare No. 1 pick traded before rookie year (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers can finally complete the long-discussed blockbuster trade that will send Kevin Love to Cleveland on Saturday.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsSports transactionsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Aug 2014 22:43:12 GMTArgentina Grandmothers ID 115th 'dirty war' child AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's leading human rights group says tests have identified the granddaughter of one of the group's late founders, whose daughter gave birth while a prisoner of the 1976-83 military dictatorship and hasn't been seen since.iGeneral newsArgentinaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 23 Aug 2014 00:31:10 GMTUNM soccer coach suspended for 1 week over hazing, N.M. (AP) — University of New Mexico women's soccer coach Kit Vela has been suspended for a week without pay and 22 players will be suspended for one game over a hazing incident.aGeneral newsCollege soccerWomen's soccerWomen's sportsCoachingSoccerSportsCollege sportsEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:31:19 GMTRocket explodes during test flight; no injuries, Texas (AP) — An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded shortly after launch on a test flight at the company's Central Texas development site.htGeneral newsScienceTechnologyExplosionsAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:40:36 GMTUS won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists (AP) — A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria, saying the U.S would take whatever action is necessary to protect national security.ROBERT BURNSwGovernment and politicsDiplomacyWar and unrestMilitant groupsInternational relationsCivil warsTerrorismJournalistsGeneral newsNews mediaMediaMilitary and defenseUnited StatesIraqSyriaBaghdadMiddle EastNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 00:23:48 GMTBond set at $825K for accused Tulsa officer, Okla. (AP) — A judge on Friday set an $825,000 bond for a veteran Tulsa police officer charged in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's boyfriend earlier this month.JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeArrestsLaw and orderTulsaOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Aug 2014 01:04:44 GMT