FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Nov 2014 23:39:44 -0800No. 3 Arizona beats Kansas State 72-68 in Maui, Hawaii (AP) — Arizona came to Maui to face adversity. There was some back in the desert through the first four games, though most of that was self-inflicted.By JOHN MARSHALLsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballMen's college basketballCollege basketballCollege sportsArizonaKansasHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 05:45:40 GMTScott, McIlroy inspire each other to better golf (AP) — On the eve of the Australian Open — and their first tournament together since September — Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott were doing their best Wednesday to sound like a mutual admiration society.By DENNIS PASSAsSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfSydneyAustraliaOceania, 26 Nov 2014 05:45:13 GMTCousins, Kings beat Pelicans 99-89 ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had 22 points, 12 rebounds, five assists and three steals, leading the Sacramento Kings to a 99-89 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:01:06 GMTIPTL: New league offers a new look for tennis's no rest for Roger. Back near the top of the rankings, and fresh from his long-awaited Davis Cup triumph with Switzerland, Roger Federer is getting ready for the International Premier Tennis League that gets under way on Friday.By C.RAJSHEKHAR RAOsSportsDavis CupMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsEventsSingaporeUnited Arab EmiratesIndiaSoutheast AsiaAsiaMiddle EastSouth Asia, 26 Nov 2014 07:07:05 GMTNo. 14 VCU tops Oregon 77-63 in Legends Classic YORK (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth remembered how to play the in-your-face pressure defense that made the program an NCAA tournament staple.By DAN GELSTONsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsNHL hockeyProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 03:56:33 GMTSenators rally in 3rd period, beat Blues in SO LOUIS (AP) — Erik Condra and Alex Chiasson scored third-period goals for the Ottawa Senators, who rallied to tie it and then beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 in a shootout on Tuesday night.By NATE LATSCHsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:51:47 GMTOfficial: Gunmen kill 4 polio workers in Pakistan, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani police spokesman says gunmen have killed four health workers administering polio vaccines in a southwestern city.iGeneral newsWar and unrestImmunizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthPublic healthPakistanSouth AsiaAsia, 26 Nov 2014 07:20:25 GMTLawson has 20 points, Nuggets beat Bulls 114-109 (AP) — Ty Lawson scored 20 points, including a key jumper in the waning seconds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls 114-109 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.By DENNIS GEORGATOSsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:54:13 GMTKillings surge in Mexico state at tip of Baja CITY (AP) — The normally bucolic, vacationer-crowded state at the tip of Mexico's Baja peninsula has become a battleground, with dozens of killings in a power struggle following the capture of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman nearly a year ago.By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and KATHERINE CORCORANiGeneral newsArrestsWar and unrestLaw and orderCrimeDrug-related crimeOrganized crimeMexicoUnited StatesLa PazNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanBoliviaSouth America, 26 Nov 2014 05:04:01 GMTCardenas leaves Mexico leftist party he founded CITY (AP) — Cuauhtemoc Cardenas, a pillar of leftist politics in Mexico and son of the revered president who nationalized the oil industry, resigned Tuesday from the political party he founded, citing disagreements with its leadership.By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANiGeneral newsPolitical resignationsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 26 Nov 2014 04:31:10 GMTSouth Asian leaders gather at regional summit, Nepal (AP) — South Asian leaders, including from rivals India and Pakistan, have gathered in Nepal's capital to boost cooperation in trade and energy and seek greater peace in the region, home to more than a fifth of the world's population.iBusinessGeneral newsSummitsRegional cooperationInternational relationsGovernment and politicsSouth AsiaIndiaNepalPakistanAsia, 26 Nov 2014 06:36:00 GMTProsecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case, Mo. (AP) — He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn't match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge waited to learn if a grand jury would indict a white Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old.By ANDALE GROSS and TAMMY WEBBERaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 07:17:50 GMTNo. 12 Villanova beats No. 19 Michigan 60-55 YORK (AP) — JayVaughn Pinkston ended some back-and-forth drama worthy of March with a bucket, a block and then a mad break — straight into the waiting arms of his Villanova teammates.By DAN GELSTONsSportsMen's basketballFootballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 06:46:47 GMTMessi gains Champions League record with hat trick Messi added the Champions League career scoring record to the La Liga mark he set last weekend, getting his 28th Barcelona hat trick in a 4-0 win Tuesday night at APOEL Nicosia.By DANIELLA MATARsSportsMen's sportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerUEFA Champions LeagueSoccerEventsMoscowManchesterBarcelonaRussiaEastern EuropeEuropeEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeSpain, 26 Nov 2014 05:29:28 GMTToday in History is Wednesday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2014. There are 35 days left in the year.By The Associated PressaGovernment payGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsUnited StatesEast AsiaNorth AmericaAsia, 26 Nov 2014 05:00:04 GMTDomestic violence in NYC reflects the world NATIONS (AP) — New York City's legal counsel said Tuesday that police receive more than 770 reports of domestic violence every day — a figure the head of the U.N. women's agency said reflects what is happening in the world.By EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsDomestic violenceMunicipal governmentsViolenceHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesFamily issuesViolent crimeCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:14:15 GMTCurry powers Warriors past Heat 114-97 (AP) — So much for Stephen Curry's mini-shooting slump.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthMiamiOrlandoFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:41:33 GMTPortis has 22 as No. 25 Arkansas wins 78-72 at SMU (AP) — Playing as a ranked team for the first time in seven years, No. 25 Arkansas established itself quickly against SMU.By STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsArkansasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:12:13 GMTPolice cruiser torched outside Ferguson city hall, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in Ferguson have responded quickly after a police car was set on fire outside Ferguson city hall.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:12:04 GMTAsia stocks rise after US growth revised higher stock markets mostly posted modest gains Wednesday as stronger U.S. growth was tempered by a less rosy outlook for China.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyCurrency marketsCommodity marketsStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsChinaUnited StatesEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 05:34:19 GMTMcClellan leads No. 17 Miami over Charlotte 77-74, N.C. (AP) — Sheldon McClellan scored a career-high 31 points and had 11 rebounds as No. 17 Miami defeated Charlotte for the second time in three days, 77-74 on Tuesday night.By STEVE REEDsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsCharlotteMiamiNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth AmericaFlorida, 26 Nov 2014 04:28:30 GMTTough to make a case against police in shootings (AP) — A Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a policeman for the killing of Michael Brown illustrates the difficulty of bringing criminal charges against officers in fatal shootings and points to the likelihood of a similar outcome for a federal civil rights probe of the case.By ERIC TUCKERwGovernment and politicsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCivil rights violationsCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesPoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGeneral newsSocial issuesSocial affairsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:29:08 GMTRickshaw research reveals extreme Delhi pollution DELHI (AP) — The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi's commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat. Car horns blared. A scrappy scooter buzzed by belching black smoke from its tailpipe. One of the monitors spiked.By KATY DAIGLEiGeneral newsEnvironmental policyAir qualityEnvironmental concernsTrafficEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyGovernment and politicsTransportationNew DelhiIndiaCaliforniaSouth AsiaAsiaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 06:28:39 GMTProtesters clear out as Ferguson streets calm down, Mo. (AP) — Police have dispersed protesters from the streets of Ferguson after second night of demonstrations following a grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsCrimePolitical and civil unrestMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 07:19:23 GMTPolice order protesters off Ferguson streets, Mo. (AP) — Officers have ordered protesters off Ferguson streets after what had been several hours of largely peaceful demonstrations.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsCrimePolitical and civil unrestMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:39:50 GMTWoman who faked son's cancer gets probation, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver woman who collected tens of thousands of dollars in charitable contributions after lying about her 6-year-old son having cancer was sentenced Tuesday to five years of probation and 90 nights in jail.aGeneral newsCancerCrimeDiseases and conditionsHealthLegal proceedingsLaw and orderChild and teen healthColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:00:45 GMTHong Kong police arrest student protest leaders KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities cleared more street barricades from a pro-democracy protest camp in a volatile district Wednesday, part of a two-day operation in which police arrested more than 100 people, including key student leaders.By KELVIN CHANiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 26 Nov 2014 05:33:06 GMTSeguin, Klingberg lead Stars over slumping Oilers (AP) — Tyler Seguin scored two goals to give him an NHL-leading 17, and rookie defenseman John Klingberg added a goal from center ice and an assist to lead the Dallas Stars to a 3-2 victory over the struggling Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeySeguinDallasEdmontonTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaAlbertaCanada, 26 Nov 2014 05:05:03 GMTOhio bill seeks extra retail pay on Thanksgiving, Ohio (AP) — A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving — an effort that comes as Macy's, the holiday's quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to work that day.By JULIE CARR SMYTHaBusinessGeneral newsHolidaysSeasonal jobsOccasionsLifestyleCareersConsumer products and servicesIndustriesOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 06:19:27 GMTNo. 15 San Diego St routs Pitt 74-57 in Maui, Hawaii (AP) — San Diego State fought through a tight game and won in a runaway to open the Maui Invitational.By JOHN MARSHALLsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 05:59:06 GMTBeloved macaws bring harmony to Caracas' chaos, Venezuela (AP) — In one of the world's most-hostile urban jungles, the spectacle of rainbow-colored tropical birds streaking across the late-afternoon sky has become a natural respite from rampant crime and choking pollution.By JORGE RUEDAiGeneral newsBirdsAnimalsHobbiesRecreation and leisureLifestyleOutdoor recreationVenezuelaCaracasSan FranciscoSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 05:27:48 GMTThanksgiving travelers contend with rain, snow, N.Y. (AP) — One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges in the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contended with a nor'easter packing rain and snow.By FRANK ELTMANaGeneral newsHolidaysLeisure travelWeatherWinter weatherTravelOccasionsLifestyleNew YorkNew York CityNewarkUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Jersey, 26 Nov 2014 06:04:59 GMTDucks beat Flames at home for 19th straight time, Calif. (AP) — Corey Perry, Matt Beleskey and Kyle Palmieri staked Anaheim to a big lead, and the Ducks then held on for their 19th straight home victory against Calgary, beating the Flames 3-2 on Tuesday night.By JOE RESNICKsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyCaliforniaCalgaryUnited StatesNorth AmericaAlbertaCanada, 26 Nov 2014 06:17:00 GMTMaryland beats No. 13 Iowa St 72-63 in CBE Classic CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jared Nickens and Jake Layman scored 15 points apiece to lead a balanced attack, and Maryland beat No. 13 Iowa State 72-63 on Tuesday night in the championship game of the CBE Classic.By DAVE SKRETTAsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballCollege sportsBasketballMen's sportsIowaMarylandMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:48:59 GMTBriere's OT goal lifts Avalanche over Coyotes, Ariz. (AP) — Daniel Briere scored 3:16 into overtime, and the Colorado Avalanche completed a comeback from three goals down to beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 on Tuesday night.By JOSE M. ROMEROsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsArizonaColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 05:28:17 GMTBama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St hold playoff places, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State remained the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals.By RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOregonFloridaMississippiAlabamaDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:42:49 GMTWindow washer fights for life after 11-story fall FRANCISCO (AP) — A 58-year-old window washer who fell 11 stories from a building onto a moving car is "fighting for his life" and opens his eyes when relatives speak to him, his family said Tuesday.By KRISTIN J. BENDERaGeneral newsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:30:38 GMTIndia's state-owned bank to launch Islamic fund DELHI (AP) — India's largest state-owned bank will launch an Islamic equity fund next month aimed primarily at the country's 170 million Muslims.iBusinessGeneral newsIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 26 Nov 2014 07:24:37 GMTNeal lifts Predators over Kings 4-3 in shootout, Tenn. (AP) — James Neal scored the only goal of a six-round shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.By JIM DIAMONDsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:22:16 GMTOfficials: US drone kills 4 militants in Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed four alleged militants in the country's tribal region along the Afghan border.By ASIF SHAHZADiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsPakistanSouth AsiaAsia, 26 Nov 2014 06:31:50 GMTDevelopers look to create underground NYC park YORK (AP) — Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City's High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban sanctuary of flowers, grasses and trees.By VERENA DOBNIKaGeneral newsLifestyleMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNew York CityManhattanNew YorkBrooklynUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 06:10:53 GMTArab world's beloved singer Sabah dies at 87 (AP) — Lebanon's official news agency says beloved Lebanese singer and entertainer Sabah has died at the age of 87.iGeneral newsObituariesCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentBeirutLebanonMiddle East, 26 Nov 2014 07:21:49 GMTCanucks' Miller makes 20 saves, beats Devils 2-0, British Columbia (AP) — Ryan Miller made 20 saves for his second shutout of the season, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the New Jersey Devils 2-0 on Tuesday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBritish ColumbiaVancouverNew JerseyCanadaNorth AmericaUnited States, 26 Nov 2014 06:30:58 GMTThai police kept illicit fortune in hidden vaults (AP) — Two top police officers embroiled in a high-profile corruption scandal in Thailand kept an illicit fortune that included antique paintings, golden postage stamps and tens of millions of dollars in cash hidden in secret vaults at a dozen private residences, authorities said Wednesday.iGeneral newsCrimeThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsia, 26 Nov 2014 05:49:01 GMTNo. 1 Kentucky routs Texas-Arlington 92-44, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari found much to like about the box score of yet another blowout win, taking particular satisfaction in his team's playing time.By GARY B. GRAVESsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsKentuckyTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 04:57:58 GMTChina asks US for help in hunting down fugitives (AP) — A senior Chinese diplomat is calling on the U.S. and other Western countries to put aside their wariness of China's justice system and work with Beijing to send back officials who have absconded overseas with ill-gained loot.iGeneral newsFugitivesLaw and orderCrimeInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 26 Nov 2014 06:56:24 GMTProtesters return to riot-scarred Ferguson streets, Mo. (AP) — Protesters returned to the riot-scarred streets of Ferguson on Tuesday, a day after crowds looted businesses and set fire to buildings in a night of rage against a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown.By TOM FOREMAN JR. and JIM SALTERaGeneral newsViolent crimeRiotsLegal proceedingsCriminal investigationsProtests and demonstrationsCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesCivil rights violationsLaw enforcement agenciesPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 06:41:17 GMTUN appeals for $405M for Afghanistan aid in 2015, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations has appealed for $405 million to cover the humanitarian needs of the people in Afghanistan in 2015.iGeneral newsAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 26 Nov 2014 06:56:24 GMTProtests against Ferguson decision grow across US protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb.By SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsBlockadesCrimePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 26 Nov 2014 07:11:00 GMTAP PHOTOS: Turkey farmers connect with NYC buyers WINFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — On a cold and rainy November morning, farmers Mary Carpenter and Paul Dench-Layton waded arm-in-arm into the large soggy paddock that's home to their Broad Breasted Whites, nearly 250 gobbling, barking, and bumbling Thanksgiving turkeys.By JOHN MINCHILLOaFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleHolidaysOccasionsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 26 Nov 2014 06:47:19 GMT