FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Oct 2014 06:46:24 -0700Gov't seeks supplies for immigration documents (AP) — The Homeland Security Department appears to be preparing for an increase in the number of immigrants applying for work permits after President Barack Obama announces his long-promised plans for executive actions on immigration reform later this year.ALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsImmigrationImmigration policySocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 11:31:31 GMTNorth Korean detainee lands back home in Ohio AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man detained for nearly half a year in North Korea has landed back home.ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSaGeneral newsInternational relationsReunionsCrimeGovernment and politicsOccasionsLifestyleNorth KoreaUnited StatesOhioPyongyangDaytonEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 11:29:14 GMTHalep routs Serena Williams at WTA Finals (AP) — Serena Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday in one of the most one-sided losses of the 18-time Grand Slam champion's career.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sports, 22 Oct 2014 13:15:03 GMTAustralian finishes marathon swim in Bahamas, Bahamas (AP) — Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel has successfully completed a 78-mile (126-kilometer) swim between two islands in the Bahamas.iGeneral newsSportsBahamasNassauCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Oct 2014 12:59:57 GMTToys R Us pulls 'Breaking Bad' dolls YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on characters from AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.ANNE D'INNOCENZIOeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentToysRecreation and leisureLifestyleHobbies, 22 Oct 2014 11:42:08 GMTFedEx predicts increase in holiday deliveries, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx expects another record for holiday-season deliveries.aBusinessGeneral newsHiring and recruitmentPersonnel, 22 Oct 2014 13:26:12 GMTAt Berlin Wall, Kerry warns against Cold War redux (AP) — Surrounded by relics of the Cold War, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his German counterpart warned Wednesday against a return to the bitter divide between east and west over the current crisis in Ukraine.MATTHEW LEEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCold WarFall of the Berlin WallInternational relationsEventsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleBerlinMoscowUkraineRussiaGermanyEuropeWestern EuropeEastern Europe, 22 Oct 2014 11:32:04 GMTSocial Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent (AP) — Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday.STEPHEN OHLEMACHERwBusinessPersonal financeGovernment and politicsPricesGovernment pensions and social securityEconomyGovernment business and finance, 22 Oct 2014 13:22:11 GMTSnowplow driver says he didn't see Total CEO's jet (AP) — The driver of the snowplow that apparently caused the plane carrying the Total CEO to crash at a Moscow airport says he neither saw nor heard the private jet as it sped toward him down the runway in the dark.LYNN BERRYiBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 11:46:03 GMTJ&J to spend up to $200M on Ebola vaccine program BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson will start safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus.aBusinessHealthScienceImmunizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesPublic healthNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 11:42:00 GMTPistorius spends first night in single jail cell (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent his first night in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official.LYNSEY CHUTELiGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 22 Oct 2014 11:55:02 GMTMacedonia police: Man robs graves for gold teeth, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia may have found its ultimate gold digger.iOdditiesMacedoniaEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 13:35:23 GMTFamily of slain teacher marks 1 year since death, Mass. (AP) — The family of a slain Massachusetts school teacher has issued a statement one year after her death saying "each day is more difficult than the last."aGeneral newsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 13:06:35 GMTUS journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to work (AP) — A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama's new Ebola "czar" got to work trying to pull together a coherent national response to the deadly disease.CONNIE CASSALICIA A. CALDWELLwHealthGovernment and politicsAir travelTravel laws and regulationsNational securityJournalistsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTravelLifestyleGovernment regulationsMilitary and defenseNews mediaMediaUnited StatesAfricaWest AfricaSierra LeoneGuineaNew York CityTexasNorth AmericaNew York, 22 Oct 2014 13:27:29 GMTTropical depression headed for Campeche in Mexico (AP) — A tropical depression is headed toward the Mexican state of Campeche and is likely to strengthen to a tropical storm.aGeneral newsStormsWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Oct 2014 11:58:56 GMTCinderella musical on tour stars a new mom YORK (AP) — The actress playing Cinderella on tour has something much more precious than a pair of sparkly slippers waiting backstage. She's got a bouncing baby boy.MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentPerforming arts, 22 Oct 2014 12:37:23 GMTCzechs to compensate sterilized Gypsy women (AP) — The Czech government is working on a plan to compensate Roma women sterilized against their will.iGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsCzech RepublicEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 12:27:03 GMTGovernment says Social Security payments to increase by 1.7 percent in January (AP) — Government says Social Security payments to increase by 1.7 percent in January.wBusinessGeneral newsGovernment pensions and social securityGovernment business and financeGovernment and politics, 22 Oct 2014 12:30:24 GMTMassachusetts fire victims identified as brothers, Mass. (AP) — Police and relatives have identified the two young boys killed in a four-alarm fire at a Massachusetts apartment buildingaGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersMassachusettsLawrenceUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 12:21:37 GMTSchools reopen as ambush suspect manhunt continues, Pa. (AP) — Schools in a northeastern Pennsylvania district have reopened after authorities did a precautionary search to make sure they weren't harboring the suspect in last month's deadly ambush of a state police barracks.aGeneral newsEducationSocial affairsViolent crimeCrime, 22 Oct 2014 13:38:22 GMTNigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls, Nigeria (AP) — Days after Nigeria's military raised hopes by announcing Islamic extremists have agreed to a cease-fire, Boko Haram is still fighting and there is no word about 219 schoolgirls held hostage for six months.iGeneral newsKidnappingWar and unrestCrimeNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 22 Oct 2014 12:07:22 GMTUS consumer prices rose tiny 0.1 percent in September as gas prices dropped for third month (AP) — US consumer prices rose tiny 0.1 percent in September as gas prices dropped for third month.wBusinessGeneral news, 22 Oct 2014 12:30:48 GMTImage of Asia: Honoring police dogs during Tihar this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, a Nepalese police officer showers vermillion powder and flower petals on a police dog during Tihar festival celebrations at a police kennel division in Katmandu, Nepal. Dogs are worshipped during the Tihar festival to acknowledge their role in providing security. Tihar is one of Nepal's most important Hindu festivals.The Associated PressaGeneral newsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 22 Oct 2014 13:37:27 GMT3rd spacewalk in 3 weeks at space station CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the third week in a row, astronauts are spacewalking up at the International Space Station. This time, it's on the Russian side of the house.MARCIA DUNNaGeneral newsScienceSpace explorationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 13:33:37 GMTStudents hand over video, photos of pumpkin chaos, N.H. (AP) — The president of Keene State College says students are turning over video and photos of the mayhem that broke out during a family-friendly pumpkin festival over the weekend.aGeneral newsKeeneNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 12:23:26 GMTJohnson & Johnson plans Ebola vaccine testing BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson will begin safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus.aBusinessGeneral newsHealthScienceDisease outbreaksImmunizationsProducts and servicesCorporate newsMedical researchInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesPublic healthAfricaNew JerseyWest AfricaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 12:30:38 GMTRomanian ex-prison chief fails to show for trial, Romania (AP) — A former Romanian prison commander charged with torturing and causing the deaths of 12 political prisoners in the 1950s and 1960s failed to show up for his trial Wednesday, saying he is sick.ALISON MUTLERiGeneral newsActs of torturePolitical imprisonmentCrimeGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesCorrectional systemsLaw and orderRomaniaBucharestEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 12:40:05 GMTUS consumer prices rose 0.1 percent in September (AP) — U.S. consumer prices edged up slightly in September, with the overall increase held back by a third straight monthly decline in gasoline prices. The tiny gain was the latest evidence that inflation remains benign.MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomic outlookEconomyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 13:08:57 GMTMissile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troops (AP) — Attackers from the Egyptian side of the border fired an anti-tank missile and gunshots at an Israeli military vehicle on Wednesday, wounding two soldiers in a rare cross-border incident, the military said.iGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsEgyptIsraelMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 22 Oct 2014 13:03:03 GMTSweden scales back submarine hunt (AP) — Sweden's military has withdrawn some of the ships taking part in a submarine hunt in the Stockholm archipelago.iGeneral newsSwedenStockholmWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 12:23:03 GMTWednesday's Time Schedule Francisco at Kansas City, 8:07 p.m.The Associated PresssProfessional hockeyHockeySportsMen's hockeyMen's sports, 22 Oct 2014 13:24:55 GMTNorth Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children.ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSaGeneral newsInternational relationsCrimeGovernment and politicsNorth KoreaUnited StatesOhioPyongyangDaytonEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 13:26:42 GMTBen Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalism (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.NANCY BENACwGovernment and politicsNewspapersObituariesFreedom of the pressJournalismNews mediaPolitical scandalsMediaHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 12:11:19 GMTStocks gain on Europe stimulus talk, China data for fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank and China's steady growth bolstered global stocks Wednesday after the S&P 500 had its best day of the year.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsRecessions and depressionsFinancial marketsStock marketsPricesLeading economic indicatorsChinaEuropeGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Oct 2014 12:49:08 GMTKuwait sentences 13 over controversial speech CITY (AP) — A Kuwaiti defense lawyer says a court in the Gulf nation has convicted and sentenced 13 people to two years in prison each for reading aloud a speech by a leading opposition figure challenging the country's ruler.iGeneral newsCrimePolitical scandalsPolitical imprisonmentPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderKuwaitKuwait CityMiddle East, 22 Oct 2014 12:00:19 GMTAnalysis: Fowle was North Korea's easiest US case, North Korea (AP) — Why did North Korea free Jeffrey Fowle, and only him, when two other Americans remain in prison there? Probably because Pyongyang considered him the most minor of the three offenders, and may believe that releasing him could improve abysmal U.S. relations and even temper growing international criticism of its human-rights record.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsInternational relationsEspionageHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsCrimeDiplomacySocial issuesSocial affairsLeisure travelTravelLifestyleNorth KoreaPyongyangUnited StatesEast AsiaDistrict of ColumbiaAsiaNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 13:39:12 GMTSyria claims it destroyed jets seized by IS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian air force has destroyed two of three jets seized and reportedly test flown over Aleppo by the Islamic State group last week, according to the country's information minister.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsMilitary facilitiesWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle East, 22 Oct 2014 13:36:42 GMTUK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court (AP) — He might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card.JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsFraud and false statementsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 13:23:03 GMTDemocratic chair: Election is 'neck and neck' (AP) — The head of the Democratic Party says the mid-term campaign for control of the Senate is "a neck and neck" situation.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical organizations, 22 Oct 2014 11:32:15 GMTSite work starts for new Sandy Hook School, Conn. (AP) — Site work has begun for construction of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School replacing the building in Connecticut where 20 children and six staff members were fatally shot nearly two years ago.aGeneral newsSandy Hook Elementary School shootingEventsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 12:07:28 GMTGovernment ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles (AP) — The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.htBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsAutomotive technologyIndustrial technologyTechnology, 22 Oct 2014 12:42:38 GMTTotal acts swiftly to replace CEO killed in crash (AP) — French oil giant Total SA has named Patrick Pouyanne as chief executive to replace Christophe de Margerie, who was killed earlier this week in a plane crash in Moscow.iBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelAccidents and disastersTransportationFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Oct 2014 12:40:07 GMTEx-Luxembourg leader Juncker gets OK as EU chief (AP) — The European Union legislature has approved the appointment of former Luxembourg leader Jean-Claude Juncker as the new EU Commission president molding policies of the 28-nation bloc for the next five years.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEuropeLuxembourgWestern Europe, 22 Oct 2014 11:55:03 GMTTransit agency weighs court bout vs. mobster's kin, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit is considering whether to continue to fighting a mobster's family over a land deal.aGeneral newsMass transit systemsTransportationNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 13:30:05 GMTPolish priest charged with abusing minors, Poland (AP) — Prosecutors say a Polish parish priest has been formally charged in his native country with sexually molesting minors in both the Dominican Republic and Poland.iGeneral newsCrimeCrimes against childrenViolent crimeReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesPolandDominican RepublicWarsawEastern EuropeEuropeCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Oct 2014 12:18:03 GMTPassenger jets push Boeing's profit up 18 percent YORK (AP) — Robust demand for commercial jets and an increased pace of production helped Boeing earn $1.36 billion in the third quarter, up 18 percent from the same period last year.SCOTT MAYEROWITZfBusinessCustomer statisticsFinancial performanceCorporate newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustries, 22 Oct 2014 12:48:36 GMTSporting director to leave McLaren F1 team (AP) — Sporting director Sam Michael is to leave the McLaren F1 team at the end of the season and return to his native Australia.sSportsAutomobile racingAustraliaUnited KingdomEast AsiaSoutheast AsiaOceaniaWestern EuropeEuropeAsia, 22 Oct 2014 12:09:43 GMTDec. 15 trial set for 2 in Amish girls kidnapping, N.Y. (AP) — A December trial date has been set for the couple charged with kidnapping two Amish girls from a roadside produce stand last summer in northern New York.aGeneral newsKidnappingMissing personsCrimes against childrenCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesSyracuseNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 13:16:28 GMTAsia needs policy coordination amid slower growth (AP) — Asia-Pacific economies need to recalibrate financial policies in the face of slowing global growth, U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin said Wednesday, following a meeting of regional financial officials to prepare for next month's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyEconomic outlookSummitsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Oct 2014 11:50:13 GMT2 Israeli troops wounded by gunfire from Egypt (AP) — The Israeli military says two soldiers have been wounded in the southern Negev Desert after being fired upon by unknown attackers from the Egyptian side of the border.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEgyptIsraelMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 22 Oct 2014 12:09:04 GMT