FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 18 Sep 2014 10:42:22 -0700Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.JACQUES BILLEAUDaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsCelebrityArrestsCrimeLegal proceedingsSports governanceViolent crimeSports businessEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessLaw and orderProfessional footballFootballViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsPhoenixArizonaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:19:02 GMTJudge doubts Oklahoma ready for Nov. 13 execution CITY (AP) — A federal judge said Thursday he is concerned Oklahoma will not be able to implement new guidelines and training for executing death-row inmates before three men are scheduled to be executed this fall.TIM TALLEYaGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryCriminal punishmentLaw and orderLegal proceedingsOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:32:41 GMTMassachusetts woman who stalked Spacey sentenced (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey in what prosecutors called a "persistent and malevolent" cyberstalking campaign has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCrimeCelebrityLaw and orderMassachusettsBostonUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:32:18 GMTZachary Quinto rules out role in 'Heroes Reborn' YORK (AP) — Zachary Quinto got his big acting break on NBC's "Heroes," but he's ruling out any role in the "Heroes Reborn" miniseries due to air on the network next year.LAURI NEFFeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityMovies, 18 Sep 2014 17:38:07 GMTDwyane Wade says Stern helped with fashion sense YORK (AP) — David Stern might be responsible for the fashionable basketball players in the NBA — well, at least for Dwyane Wade.ROB MERRILLeArts and entertainmentSportsCelebrityEntertainment, 18 Sep 2014 17:12:36 GMTThai military ruler apologizes for bikini comment (AP) — Thailand's military ruler apologized Thursday for suggesting that foreigners visiting the country's world-famous beaches might be unsafe wearing bikinis in the wake of the killing of two British tourists this week.tTravelLifestyleLeisure travelThailandSoutheast AsiaAsia, 18 Sep 2014 17:21:05 GMTRoyal & Ancient Golf Club votes to admit women members ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Royal & Ancient Golf Club votes to admit women members.sSportsWomen's sports, 18 Sep 2014 17:35:41 GMTNY man denies plotting to aid Islamic State group, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man accused of plotting to kill members of the U.S. military has denied new federal charges that he tried to aid the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.aGeneral newsTerrorismCrimeArrestsWar and unrestLaw and orderRochesterUnited StatesNew YorkNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 16:47:17 GMTOklahoma-West Virginia Preview Capsule 4 OKLAHOMA (3-0, 0-0 Big 12) at WEST VIRGINIA (2-1, 0-0), 7:30 p.m. ET (FOX)The Associated PressaGeneral newsCollege footballSportsCollege sportsFootballOklahomaWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 16:43:06 GMTScots decide future amid excitement, apprehension, Scotland (AP) — For some, it's a day they have dreamed of for decades. For others, the time has finally come to make up their minds about the future — both for themselves and for the United Kingdom.JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomScotlandEnglandEdinburghEuropeWestern Europe, 18 Sep 2014 17:38:53 GMTStabbing injures student, Texas school evacuated, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a student has been hospitalized after being stabbed during a fight at his Texas high school that prompted officials to evacuate the building.aGeneral newsViolent crimeEvacuationsCrimeTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:07:01 GMTLeaking lime juice sends responders to cargo jet, Alaska (AP) — A mysterious liquid leaking on a cargo jet sent emergency responders to the island that is home to the Ketchikan, Alaska, airport.aBusinessOdditiesTravelLifestyleIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesAlaskaKetchikanUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:23:49 GMTGame manager? Romo OK with that if Cowboys win, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo just had to get out of the way for the Dallas Cowboys to win for the first time this season.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsRadio programsProfessional footballFootballEntertainmentArts and entertainmentTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:06:16 GMTCalifornia wildfire shows explosive growth PINES, Calif. (AP) — An out-of-control wildfire that has forced nearly 2,800 people from their homes in Northern California showed explosive growth, consuming tens of thousands of additional acres, fire officials said Thursday.aGeneral newsAccidents and disastersFiresNatural disastersCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 16:43:35 GMT'The Voice' winner goes to Broadway's 'Pippin' YORK (AP) — The next guy to play Pippin on Broadway has already proved he has stage magic. He won the latest edition of "The Voice."MARK KENNEDYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentPerforming arts, 18 Sep 2014 17:07:22 GMTSierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola, Sierra Leone (AP) — Shoppers in Sierra Leone rushed to stock up on food Thursday ahead of a three-day nationwide shutdown, during which the country's 6 million people will be confined to their homes while volunteers search house-to-house for Ebola victims in hiding and hand out soap in a desperate bid to slow the accelerating outbreak.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthSierra LeoneWest AfricaGuineaLiberiaSenegalFranceAfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Sep 2014 17:34:15 GMTBear killed near eastern Oregon school ROCK, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon State Police trooper shot and killed a black bear that wandered near an elementary school in Pilot Rock.aGeneral newsBearsMammalsAnimalsAccidentsAccidents and disastersOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 16:59:44 GMT'Three Cups of Tea' author plans reluctant return, Mont. (AP) — Greg Mortenson doesn't want to talk about his best-selling "Three Cups of Tea" book, but everybody else does — including his own charity.MATT VOLZaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBooks and literatureEntertainmentCentral AsiaAsiaBozemanMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 16:42:09 GMTTrial begins in case of plane crash into home, N.Y. (AP) — Opening statements are underway in a wrongful death claim filed after the 2009 crash of a commuter flight into a home near Buffalo.aBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:23:43 GMTIndiana University honors Ukraine crash victim, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University presented a posthumous degree to the family of a Dutch doctoral student who was among those killed when a passenger jet was shot down over eastern Ukraine this summer.aGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashAccidentsWomen's rowingRowingEventsAccidents and disastersSportsWomen's sportsTransportationBloomingtonIndianaUkraineNetherlandsUnited StatesNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe, 18 Sep 2014 16:53:24 GMTSlain trooper eulogized as impeccable officer, Pa. (AP) — Cpl. Bryon Dickson was an impeccable officer who put his family first and could always be counted on for advice and support, his friends and colleagues said at the slain state trooper's funeral Thursday.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesViolent crimeCrimeScrantonPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 16:41:21 GMTClinton: Turn female economic issues into movement (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday that voters need to turn pay inequity and women's economic security into a political movement in the November elections and beyond, pointing to an issue that could animate a future presidential campaign.KEN THOMASfBusinessGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsElectionsEconomyPolitical issuesPolitical movementsNational electionsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsGender issuesLabor issues, 18 Sep 2014 17:35:53 GMTStocks creep higher on encouraging news YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market headed higher Thursday as investors received more encouraging news on the economy. The slight gains come a day after the Federal Reserve signaled that it's in no rush to raise interest rates.MATTHEW CRAFTaBusinessGeneral newsEconomic outlookEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyStock marketsUnemployment insuranceLabor economyFinancial servicesIndustriesUnited KingdomSouth KoreaUnited StatesEast AsiaScotlandWestern EuropeEuropeAsiaNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:22:20 GMTNearly 550 Edward Weston photos coming to auction YORK (AP) — Sotheby's auction house is selling nearly 550 photographs by American photographer Edward Weston.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsArts and collectibles auctionsShoppingLifestyle, 18 Sep 2014 17:09:21 GMTUS: Syrian rebel training may take 12 months (AP) — Moderate Syrian rebels, once they are made battle-ready by a U.S.-led coalition, may be asked to help restore the border between Syria and Iraq that Islamic State group militants have effectively wiped out, the top American military official said Thursday.ROBERT BURNSiBusinessGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestCivil warsGuerrilla warfareArmed forcesIslamGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesMilitary and defenseReligionSocial affairsSyriaUnited StatesSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastFranceIraqNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Sep 2014 17:37:59 GMTNOAA: Yet more global heat records fall in August (AP) — Federal meteorologists calculated that more heat records were set around the globe last month, including Earth's hottest August.SETH BORENSTEINwScienceHeat wavesWeatherGeneral news, 18 Sep 2014 16:49:39 GMTLeading Bahrain activist released from jail, Bahrain (AP) — Bahrain's Interior Ministry said Thursday that police have released human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja, who was being held for questioning after her arrest on arrival in the Gulf Arab country last month.REEM KHALIFAiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical activismCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsBahrainManamaMiddle East, 18 Sep 2014 17:17:39 GMTCyprus official: Egypt, Jordan interested in gas, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' energy minister says Egypt and Jordan are interested in buying natural gas from the Mediterranean island nation to meet their domestic needs.fBusinessGovernment and politicsCyprusJordanEgyptMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AfricaAfrica, 18 Sep 2014 17:33:22 GMTJury resumes deliberations in Ga. salmonella trial, Ga. (AP) — A jury has resumed deliberations in the trial of the owner of a Georgia peanut plant charged in a salmonella outbreak five years ago.RUSS BYNUMaGeneral newsDisease outbreaksLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPublic healthHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsCorporate legal affairsObstruction of justiceCrimeCorporate newsBusinessPoisoningIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesAlbanyGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:38:38 GMTStock gains lift US household wealth to a record (AP) — Strong stock market gains and higher home prices boosted Americans' net worth in the April-June quarter to a record high, a trend that could encourage more spending.CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsRecessions and depressionsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:20:35 GMTElway son pleads guilty to disturbing peace (AP) — Jack Elway, the son of Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, has pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace after being accused of pulling his girlfriend from a car and shoving her to the ground.aGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsCrimeProfessional footballLaw and orderCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFootballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 16:58:54 GMT5 free things to see in Western Massachusetts, Mass. (AP) — Whether you're visiting the region's many colleges or just playing tourist, Western Massachusetts is an interesting destination. There are towns dating back three centuries, main streets that seem simultaneously old-fashioned and trendy, and lots of bucolic rural scenery, from small farms to fall foliage. The area is about a two-hour drive from Boston and three hours from New York City.BETH J. HARPAZtTravelLifestyleAnimalsLeisure travelMassachusettsGreenfieldBostonUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:00:29 GMTChris Christie growing tired of bridge inquiry, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says he's growing tired of the legislative committee investigating politically motivated lane closures on the George Washington Bridge.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsTrafficPolitical scandalsTransportationPolitical issues, 18 Sep 2014 17:35:52 GMTRecords: Man urged victim to kill self via webcam, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man in prison for raping a girl starting when she was 12 is now charged with trying to persuade her to kill herself by cutting her wrists and taking prescription medication while he watched on a webcam.htGeneral newsTechnologyViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsCrimes against childrenLaw and orderBillingsMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:10:35 GMTGreece: March to honor slain rapper turns violent, Greece (AP) — Violence has broken out at a march in Greece, held to honor a rap singer whose stabbing death a year ago triggered a crackdown on the extreme right Golden Dawn party.iGeneral newsArrestsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderGreeceAthensWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Sep 2014 16:43:12 GMTPolice: Officers fatally shoot man near St. Louis, Mo. (AP) — A police chief in suburban St. Louis says two officers fired 25 shots during the fatal shooting of a rifle-wielding man they were chasing on foot.aGeneral newsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 16:44:44 GMTCardinals debate marriage before crucial meeting CITY (AP) — The battle lines are being drawn before a major church meeting on family issues that represents a key test for Pope Francis.NICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsChristianityMarriageReligionSocial affairsFamily issuesVatican CityWestern EuropeEurope, 18 Sep 2014 16:46:55 GMTMexico boosts Los Cabos security after looting CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Federal police on Thursday vowed to crack down on lawlessness and restore order in the hurricane-stricken resort area of Los Cabos after looting emptied store shelves and unnerved residents who worried their homes could be next.IGNACIO MARTINEZ DE JESUSiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherHurricane Odile 2014Accidents and disastersNatural disastersStormsEventsUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 18 Sep 2014 17:22:10 GMTReport: Progress 'modest' on upping embassy safety (AP) — The State Department has made only limited progress in its pledge to boost the number of Marine security guards at high-threat diplomatic posts around the world, the agency's internal watchdog said Thursday.MATTHEW LEEwGovernment and politicsEmbassiesDiplomacyArmed forcesInternational relationsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 16:49:30 GMTSenate voting on rebel aid after House backs Obama (AP) — Leaders of both parties expected quick passage Thursday as the Senate neared a vote on President Barack Obama's request for congressional backing to train and arm Syrian rebels battling Islamic State militants.ANDREW TAYLORwGovernment and politicsLegislatureVotingMilitant groupsLegislationReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessElectionsWar and unrestGeneral newsUnited StatesSyriaNorth AmericaMiddle East, 18 Sep 2014 16:55:39 GMTBill seeks fairer treatment for black lung victims (AP) — Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Bob Casey unveiled legislation Thursday aimed at ensuring fairer treatment for coal miners with black lung disease as they pursue benefits claims.FREDERIC J. FROMMERwGeneral newsRace and ethnicityLegislationAfrican-AmericansGovernment and politicsDiagnosis and treatmentSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislatureEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessMaterials industryIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsHealth, 18 Sep 2014 17:03:29 GMTBritain to face US in 1st round of Davis Cup again, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Britain will host the United States in a first-round rematch in next year's Davis Cup.sSportsDavis CupMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsUnited KingdomFranceDubaiJapanWestern EuropeEuropeUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle EastEast AsiaAsia, 18 Sep 2014 17:22:54 GMTCoach tied to beating of gay couple leaves job (AP) — An assistant coach at a Roman Catholic high school has resigned over his role in a beating that left two gay men injured, church officials in Philadelphia said Thursday.MARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansSocial mediaCrimeHigh school sportsOnline mediaMediaViolent crimePrimary and secondary educationEducationSocial affairsReligious issuesReligionSocial issuesSportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:05:41 GMTComedy, tragedy mingle for Shakespeare at Fenway (AP) — Five centuries after William Shakespeare wrote "Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown," the Boston Red Sox have been deposed as World Series champions, bouncing from last place to first and again to the cellar in a shift from tragedy to comedy that even the revered playwright would appreciate.JIMMY GOLENaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:38:30 GMTBritish hostage appears in new video (AP) — The Islamic State group on Thursday released a video showing a British journalist who says he is a prisoner of the extremists.ZEINA KARAMiGeneral newsHostage situationsNewspapersNews mediaMediaSyriaMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:02:00 GMTArgentina approves price control law AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's congress has approved a law that lets the government intervene in setting prices and profits.iBusinessGeneral newsArgentinaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 18 Sep 2014 17:06:24 GMTHouse veterans divided on Syria measure (AP) — The effort to train and arm Syrian rebels proved a tough sell with many Iraq and Afghanistan veterans now serving in the House. Wariness among veterans crossed party lines as Republicans Democrats alike said they feared weapons and training would one day be used against Americans instead of against militants seeking an Islamic state.KEVIN FREKINGwGovernment and politicsVeteransMilitant groupsWar and unrestGeneral newsSyriaUnited StatesAfghanistanIraqMiddle EastNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsia, 18 Sep 2014 16:51:10 GMTIreland economy grows 7.7 percent, leads eurozone (AP) — Ireland's economy is growing at a rapid pace last experienced at the tail-end of the Celtic Tiger boom, government statisticians reported Thursday as economists declared that the country's debt crisis was dead and buried.SHAWN POGATCHNIKfBusinessEconomic growthEconomyGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsDebt and bond marketsFinancial marketsDublinIrelandEuropeWestern Europe, 18 Sep 2014 16:52:29 GMTFirefighters aid ailing man on flight to Las Vegas, Fla. (AP) — A man who collapsed during a United Airlines flight from Houston to Las Vegas was fortunate that a group of Jacksonville firefighters were onboard en route to a bachelor party.tTravelLifestyleWeddingsOccasionsPartiesJacksonvilleFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 17:25:12 GMTTrial opens for Detroit officer who killed girl (AP) — A member of an elite Detroit police team failed to follow his training when he stormed a house looking for a murder suspect with his finger on the trigger and shot a 7-year-old girl who was asleep on the couch, a prosecutor said Thursday at the start of an involuntary manslaughter trial.ED WHITEaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 18 Sep 2014 16:57:50 GMT