FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Oct 2014 06:31:37 -0700Fighters suing Mayweather over Vegas cable TV bout VEGAS (AP) — Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a "dog house" fight that was supposed to last until someone quit.sSportsBoxingCable televisionTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsCelebrityTelevisionMediaLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 12:02:27 GMTTop Romanian lawmaker in corruption probe resigns, Romania (AP) — A key lawmaker in Romania has quit Parliament after prosecutors announced they are seeking his arrest on suspicion of influence peddling two weeks before a presidential election.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical corruptionPolitical resignationsParliamentary electionsPolitical issuesElectionsNational electionsRomaniaEastern EuropeEurope, 21 Oct 2014 11:30:22 GMTPrinceton prof accused of theft to tutor students, N.J. (AP) — The Princeton University professor accused of stealing 21 lawn signs belonging to a computer repair business will tutor students in exchange for the charges being dismissed.aGeneral newsTheftEducationCrimeInternational studentsSocial affairsNew JerseyTrentonUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 11:12:19 GMTPistorius out of Paralympic events for 5 years (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will be ineligible to compete in Paralympic events during the entirety of his five-year prison sentence.iGeneral newsSportsMen's track and fieldTrack and fieldSummer Paralympic GamesDisability sportsParalympic GamesMen's sportsEventsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Oct 2014 12:01:25 GMTChina relief helps shore up markets (AP) — European stocks rebounded Tuesday after figures showed China's economic growth slowed less than feared. U.S. shares were poised to make further gains at the open too amid further signs that markets have found a surer footing.The Associated PressiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial marketsStock marketsChinaEast AsiaEuropeUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 11:55:34 GMTSyrian airstrikes kill 8 in town near Jordan (AP) — Activists say Syrian government airstrikes hit a rebel-held town along the country's southern border with Jordan, killing at least eight people.iGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle East, 21 Oct 2014 12:25:02 GMTCanadian soldier dies following car attack, Quebec (AP) — One of two Canadian soldiers hit by a car in a city near Montreal has died and authorities are examining whether the driver's links to radical Islam had spurred the attack. Neighbors said he was a recent convert.BENJAMIN SHINGLERROB GILLIESiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment and politicsQuebecCanadaMontrealNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 13:11:52 GMTStanding ovation at Met Opera despite protest YORK (AP) — Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday for an emotional protest against a musical work about the death of a Jewish man they say glorifies his Palestinian killers.VERENA DOBNIKeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentJudaismTerrorismPerforming artsReligionSocial affairsWar and unrestGeneral news, 21 Oct 2014 12:47:50 GMTMother of nurse with Ebola says she's doing well (AP) — The mother of a nurse infected with the Ebola virus says her daughter is doing well and the family is relieved new guidelines for treating patients with the disease are now in place.aGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 11:54:52 GMT2 children die in Massachusetts apartment fire, Mass. (AP) — Two children have died in an early morning apartment fire in Lawrence, Massachusetts.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersMassachusettsLawrenceUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 11:53:14 GMTIran president pledges support for Iraq, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will stand by its neighbor Iraq in its fight against the Sunni extremists of the Islamic State group.NASSER KARIMIiGeneral newsReligious strifeWar and unrestBombingsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGovernment and politicsBaghdadIraqIranMiddle East, 21 Oct 2014 11:28:42 GMTReports: Televangelist urged vasectomies, abortion, Ohio (AP) — Televangelist Ernest Angley has long controlled members of his Akron-area congregation by advising them not to have children, shunning those who leave the church and using free labor at his for-profit buffet restaurant and television station, according to a two-month newspaper investigation.aGeneral newsSurgical proceduresMen's healthVolunteerismEvangelismTelevisionDiagnosis and treatmentHealthSocial affairsReligionMediaOhioAkronUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 12:42:49 GMTUltra-Orthodox Jews attack Jerusalem buses over ad (AP) — Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy site, Israeli police said Tuesday.TIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsReligious strifeGender issuesJudaismPrayerReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesMarketing and advertisingCorporate newsBusinessJerusalemIsraelMiddle East, 21 Oct 2014 11:35:04 GMTJerusalem stone may answer Jewish revolt questions (AP) — Israeli archaeologists say they have discovered a stone with Latin engravings that could help answer questions surrounding a Jewish revolt nearly 2,000 years ago.iGeneral newsScienceArchaeologyJerusalemIsraelMiddle East, 21 Oct 2014 12:02:03 GMTAmerica says no to cappuccino potato chips YORK (AP) — America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips.CANDICE CHOIaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 12:21:29 GMTVerizon misses Street 3Q forecasts YORK (AP) — Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday reported lower net income but higher revenue in its third quarter, helped by strong wireless subscriber growth and demand for its FiOS Internet services.fBusinessTelecommunicationsIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate news, 21 Oct 2014 13:11:52 GMTRwanda requires US, Spain visitor health reports, Rwanda (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Rwanda says that Rwanda's Ministry of Health is requiring visitors who have been in the United States or Spain during the previous 22 days to report their medical condition to health authorities.iGeneral newsEmbassiesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthRwandaKigaliWest AfricaEast AfricaAfrica, 21 Oct 2014 13:13:29 GMTOscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAGERALD IMRAYiGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCelebrityCrimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 21 Oct 2014 12:07:57 GMTTurner pulls CNN from Dish as pact deadline passes, Colo. (AP) — Turner Networks has pulled channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN from Dish's programming lineup as a deadline passed for renewing their distribution agreement.htBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyTelevision programsEntertainmentColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 11:42:23 GMT'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts, Calif. (AP) — The burly Labrador retriever sticks out his wide snout to sniff the dirt and dusty air. He's clearly excited as he runs, yelping, through the high desert of California's Eastern Sierra region.MARTHA IRVINEaGeneral newsLifestyleSciencePetsForensicsCriminal investigationsSearch and rescue effortsDogsCrimeLegal proceedingsViolent crimeLaw and orderMammalsAnimalsCaliforniaKiribatiUnited StatesNorth AmericaOceania, 21 Oct 2014 13:26:51 GMTMuseum shows Louis Armstrong photos by friend YORK (AP) — Louis Armstrong sometimes referred to Jack Bradley as his "white son," inviting him to private rehearsals, recording sessions, on the road, his dressing room and home. Bradley had unrestricted access to his hero for 12 years, documenting him through thousands of photographs and saving Armstrong's sound recordings, fan letters — and even handkerchiefs.ULA ILNYTZKYtTravelLifestyleMuseumsArt photographyRecreation and leisureLeisure travelVisual artsArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentQueensNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 12:10:54 GMTHong Kong students, officials talk but don't agree KONG (AP) — Hong Kong student leaders and government officials held talks Tuesday to end pro-democracy protests now in their fourth week even as the city's Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness to compromise on the activists' key demand.KELVIN CHANJACK CHANGiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestLocal governmentsHong KongChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 21 Oct 2014 12:25:29 GMTReynolds' net rises on higher cigarette prices, N.C. (AP) — Higher cigarette prices helped Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s net income rise 2.2 percent in its third quarter.fBusinessCorporate stockConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCorporate newsFinancial performanceWinston-SalemNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 12:04:15 GMTTuesday's Time Schedule 1: San Francisco at Kansas City, 8:07 p.m.The Associated PresssProfessional hockeyHockeySportsMen's hockeyMen's sportsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 13:22:45 GMTStaples investigating possible data breach YORK (AP) — Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyComputer and data securityComputing and information technologyFinancial servicesIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulations, 21 Oct 2014 11:52:59 GMTCustomer decline hits McDonald's sales, profit YORK (AP) — McDonald's says its profit and sales declined as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw customer traffic fall around the world.CANDICE CHOIfBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 13:24:52 GMTUS airlines raise base fares on domestic flights (AP) — U.S. airlines are raising base fares on many domestic flights even though they are getting a windfall from lower fuel prices.DAVID KOENIGtTravelLifestyleAir travelIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessBudget travel, 21 Oct 2014 11:57:09 GMTTotal CEO dead in runway crash; plow driver drunk (AP) — Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who dedicated his career to the multinational oil company, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday.LYNN BERRYLORI HINNANTiBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment and politicsMoscowRussiaFranceParisEastern EuropeEuropeWestern EuropeMiddle East, 21 Oct 2014 13:24:43 GMTFight Schedule Tokyo, Shinsuke Yamanaka vs. Suriyan Sor Rungvisai, 12, for Yamanaka's WBC bantamweight title; Takahiro Ao vs. Juan Carlos Salgado, 10, lightweights.The Associated PresssMen's boxingBoxingMen's sportsSportsJapanTokyoOntarioEast AsiaAsiaCanadaNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 13:22:25 GMTWHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January (AP) — The hunt for an Ebola vaccine will produce data soon about whether two experimental vaccines are safe and could lead to larger medical trials in West Africa by January, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday.JOHN HEILPRINiGeneral newsHealthImmunizationsProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessMedical researchInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthWest AfricaGenevaSwitzerlandAfricaUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 12:53:03 GMTAP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa deadly virus Ebola dominated the news last week. AP photographers captured a health care worker donning protective gear before entering an Ebola treatment center in the hard-hit West African nation of Sierra Leone and followed an Ebola burial team in the Liberian capital of Monrovia.The Associated PressaGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthAfricaSierra LeoneWest AfricaEuropeRussiaUkraineEastern Europe, 21 Oct 2014 12:02:33 GMT5 problems McDonald's is facing in the US YORK (AP) — Times are getting leaner for McDonald's.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 13:28:51 GMTIran president pledges to back Iraq amid attacks, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised on Tuesday that Iran will stand by Iraq in the neighboring country's fight against the Sunni extremists of the Islamic State group.NASSER KARIMISAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsReligious strifeWar and unrestBombingsImprovised explosivesReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGovernment and politicsTehranBaghdadIraqIranMiddle East, 21 Oct 2014 11:53:36 GMTYosemite proposes raising entrance, camping fees NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Visitors to Yosemite National Park may soon have to pay more to enter and camp overnight, under proposed fee increases announced Monday.tTravelLifestyleNational parksEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLeisure travel, 21 Oct 2014 11:55:02 GMTAustralia premier credited with 1970s reforms dies, Australia (AP) — Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, whose government was credited with instituting lasting social reforms during a short tenure that ended in a bitter constitutional crisis, died Tuesday at the age of 98.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsDiplomacyLegislatureObituariesAustraliaChinaOceaniaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 21 Oct 2014 12:55:01 GMTLawsuit claims website aids child sex trafficking (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Tuesday in a case filed by three sex trafficking victims who say the website helps promote the exploitation of children.MARTHA BELLISLEhtBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessTechnologyCrimes against childrenCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSmugglingLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 13:11:22 GMTUS military drone makes 'hard landing' in Niger, Kenya (AP) — The U.S. military says one of its surveillance drones made what the military labeled a "hard landing" at an airport in Niger.iGeneral newsDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsNigerNiameyKenyaWest AfricaAfricaEast Africa, 21 Oct 2014 11:26:27 GMTCoke profit, revenue fall on flat soda market (AP) — Coca-Cola reported a lower profit and revenue in the third quarter as global soda volume remained flat.fBusinessCorporate stockFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustries, 21 Oct 2014 12:17:23 GMTIf no checks, more Ebola cases might leave Africa (AP) — A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no exit screening in place, researchers estimate that three people with the disease might fly out of the region each month.MARIA CHENGtTravelLifestyleDisease outbreaksMedical researchEpidemicsAir travelHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGeneral newsPublic healthWest AfricaAfricaUnited KingdomLiberiaUnited StatesEuropeWestern EuropeNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 11:56:24 GMTCVS develops tobacco-free prescription network, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that still sell smokes.TOM MURPHYaBusinessGeneral newsHealthConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate news, 21 Oct 2014 13:11:01 GMTNepal vows new rules after worst trekking disaster, Nepal (AP) — Nepal on Tuesday said it will introduce new rules, improve weather forecasts and better monitor the movement of trekkers after the Himalayan country's worst hiking disaster left dozens dead last week.BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsEmergency managementNatural disastersAccidents and disastersGovernment and politicsNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 21 Oct 2014 12:44:46 GMTPakistan pulls anti-government TV channel off air (AP) — An anti-government TV news channel in Pakistan was taken off air for 15 days after a high court ruled that the broadcaster was "maligning" the country's judiciary, the country's media regulation authority said.ASIF SHAHZADiGeneral newsTV newsProtests and demonstrationsTelevisionGovernment and politicsJudiciaryNews mediaMediaPolitical and civil unrestIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsPakistanIslamabadSouth AsiaAsia, 21 Oct 2014 11:41:02 GMTEbola cases rise sharply in western Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone (AP) — The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone, on the other side of the country from where the first cases emerged months ago, is soaring with more than 20 deaths daily, the government and local media reported Tuesday.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYiGeneral newsEmbassiesInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthInternational relationsGovernment and politicsSierra LeoneWest AfricaRwandaAfricaFreetownGuineaLiberiaUnited StatesEast AfricaNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 12:19:24 GMTPope to visit Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia in Turkey CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will visit sites that recall Turkey's often-tumultuous history at a cultural crossroads between continents and faiths during a three-day visit to the country next month.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsGovernment and politicsTurkeyVatican CityIstanbulMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Oct 2014 11:24:02 GMTMcDonald's profit, sales decline BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's says its profit and sales declined as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw customer traffic fall around the world.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 12:28:07 GMTEgypt sets appeal hearing for Al Jazeera staff (AP) — The brother of an imprisoned Al-Jazeera reporter says a Cairo court has set the appeals hearing for three staffers of the Qatar-based broadcaster convicted in Egypt.iGeneral newsJournalistsNews mediaMediaEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 21 Oct 2014 13:25:02 GMTUK suspect extradited to US to face terror charges (AP) — A mentally ill British man accused of trying to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon was extradited to the U.S. on Tuesday after losing a nine-year legal battle.iGeneral newsExtraditionTerrorismCrimeLaw and orderWar and unrestUnited KingdomLondonUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 12:38:03 GMTRobredo beats Isner in straight sets at Valencia, Spain (AP) — Tommy Robredo advanced to the second round of the Valencia Open by beating fifth-seeded John Isner 7-6 (3), 6-3 Tuesday.sSportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsSpainValenciaWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Oct 2014 11:59:21 GMTSchools closed in ambush suspect search area northeastern Pennsylvania school district closed its schools Tuesday after at least two reported sightings of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsPrimary and secondary educationEducationSocial affairsViolent crimeCrime, 21 Oct 2014 12:27:32 GMTTurner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat, Colo. (AP) — Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish's programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement.htBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyTelevision programsEntertainmentColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Oct 2014 13:20:21 GMT