FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 20 Sep 2014 13:01:51 -0700Egypt court sentences 5 to death on terror charges (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday convicted and sentenced five people to death on charges of forming a terrorist group and attacking a church, killing one policeman, the country's state news agency reported.iGeneral newsCrimeTerrorismLegal proceedingsLaw and orderReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesWar and unrestEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 20 Sep 2014 17:40:29 GMTEbola burial team attacked in Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone (AP) — A police official says health workers in Sierra Leone have come under attack while trying to bury the bodies of five Ebola victims east of the capital.ROBBIE COREY-BOULETCLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYiGeneral newsHealthSportsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSierra LeoneWest AfricaAfrica, 20 Sep 2014 18:10:54 GMTArmed officers comb ambush suspect's woods, Pa. (AP) — Authorities who spent the night in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper lived with his parents donned bulletproof vests and gathered heavy rifles before fanning out Saturday morning.MICHAEL RUBINKAMMARC LEVYaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 17:06:38 GMTBuffer zone agreed upon in Ukrainian peace talks, Belarus (AP) — Sporadic artillery fire hit parts of eastern Ukraine on Saturday, hours after negotiators agreed to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters.YURAS KARMANAUMSTYSLAV CHERNOViGeneral newsDiplomacyMilitant groupsWar and unrestCease firesGovernment and politicsInternational relationsCrimeaUkraineMoscowRussiaBelarusMinskDonetskKievLithuaniaEastern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 17:19:27 GMTSierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effort, Sierra Leone (AP) — Some in Sierra Leone ran away from their homes Saturday and others clashed with health workers trying to bury dead Ebola victims as the country struggled through the second day of an unprecedented lockdown to combat the deadly disease.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYiGeneral newsHealthSportsDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthSierra LeoneFreetownWest AfricaAfrica, 20 Sep 2014 19:02:55 GMTLack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition, Iran (AP) — Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hands in a coalition to defeat the extremists.ALI AKBAR DAREINIiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerrorismGovernment and politicsInternational relationsTehranUnited StatesIranSyriaIraqMiddle EastNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 16:37:03 GMTGoffin and Sousa win to reach Moselle Open final, France (AP) — Sixth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal rallied to win 7-6 (6), 6-2 against second-seeded Gael Monfils and reach the Moselle Open final, where he faces eighth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 16:29:18 GMTDiplomats: Iran receptive to new nuke proposal NATIONS (AP) — With Iran refusing U.S. demands that it gut its uranium enrichment program, the two sides are now discussing a new proposal that would leave much of Tehran's enriching machines in place but disconnected from feeds of uranium, diplomats told The Associated Press Saturday.GEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsNuclear weaponsInternational relationsUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingGovernment and politicsLegislatureDiplomacyWeapons of mass destructionForeign policyGovernment policyEventsTehranUnited StatesIranMiddle EastNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:10:38 GMTAgents nab intruder who darted into White House (AP) — An intruder made it through the front door of the White House after scaling the mansion's fence before Secret Service agents apprehended him. The first family was not in the residence.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsDistrict of ColumbiaNetherlandsUnited StatesNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 16:44:12 GMTLuiten leads Welsh Open by 2 shots, Wales (AP) — Joost Luiten birdied three of his closing four holes in a 6-under 65 at the Wales Open on Saturday to take a two-shot lead.sSportsRyder CupMen's sportsMen's golfGolfEventsWalesEuropeUnited KingdomWestern Europe, 20 Sep 2014 18:17:23 GMTYemen sets curfew as fighting roils capital, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's top security body has imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas in the capital, Sanaa, after Shiite rebels took over the state TV building amid heavy clashes.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsMilitant groupsMilitary facilitiesWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesYemenSanaaMiddle East, 20 Sep 2014 19:20:08 GMTSierra Leone into massive Ebola isolation effort, Sierra Leone (AP) — Some residents ran from their homes in Sierra Leone to avoid being trapped during a three-day lockdown to contain the Ebola outbreak, a health worker said Saturday, a minor setback on the second day of a massive effort to confine 6 million people to their homes.ROBBIE COREY-BOULETCLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYiGeneral newsHealthSportsDisease outbreaksVolunteerismNon-governmental organizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleSocial affairsGovernment and politicsSierra LeoneFreetownWest AfricaAfrica, 20 Sep 2014 17:56:58 GMTKenya police chief warns residents to be vigilant, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's police chief asked residents Saturday to be "extra vigilant" of attacks in the week following Sunday's anniversary of the Westgate Mall attack.TOM ODULAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsKenyaSomaliaEast AfricaAfrica, 20 Sep 2014 16:24:30 GMTPolice taking precautions in ambush suspect search, Pa. (AP) — Authorities wearing bulletproof vests and carrying heavy rifles fanned out Saturday in the neighborhood around the home of a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper, exercising extreme caution as they combed a heavily wooded area for a suspect described as a self-taught survivalist.MICHAEL RUBINKAMMARC LEVYaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:12:01 GMTOculus unveils new prototype VR headset ANGELES (AP) — Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a consumer edition.DERRIK J. LANGhtBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:26:59 GMTKurdish fighters head to Syria to face militants (AP) — Hundreds of Kurdish fighters raced from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria on Saturday to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants. As the fighting raged, more than 60,000 mostly Kurdish refugees streamed across the dusty and barren border into Turkey, some hobbling on crutches as others lugged bulging sacks of belongings on their backs.DIAA HADIDSUZAN FRASERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesCivil warsMilitant groupsWar and unrestHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastIraqWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 19:24:48 GMTTeams assess damage as California wildfire grows PINES, Calif. (AP) — Officials say assessment teams will be checking to see how many structures have been destroyed or damaged from a massive wildfire that is threatening thousands of homes in Northern California.Associated PressaGeneral newsProperty damageFiresAccidents and disastersNatural disastersArsonLegal proceedingsForestsCrimeLaw and orderIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEnergy and the environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaSacramento, 20 Sep 2014 16:48:23 GMTAP Interview: El-Sissi ready to back anti-IS fight (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi told The Associated Press on Saturday he is prepared to give whatever support is needed in the fight against the Islamic State group but called for a "comprehensive strategy" to tackle the roots of extremism across the region.HAMZA HENDAWIIAN PHILLIPSLEE KEATHiGeneral newsMilitant groupsProtests and demonstrationsWar and unrestCrimeCivil warsPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsEgyptMiddle EastIraqNorth AfricaAfrica, 20 Sep 2014 18:10:15 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news shows (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 20 Sep 2014 19:42:44 GMTTeams assess damage as California wildfire burns PINES, Calif. (AP) — Assessment teams hope to get an idea Saturday of just how many structures have been damaged or destroyed by a massive wildfire that threatens thousands of homes in Northern California.Associated PressaGeneral newsAccidents and disastersProperty damageFiresNatural disastersCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 18:48:01 GMTGordon fastest in final practices at New Hampshire, N.H. (AP) — Jeff Gordon denied Brad Keselowski's shot at a perfect weekend with a late run in the final practice Saturday at New Hampshire that put him at the top of the chart at 135.357 mph.DAN GELSTONsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARNew HampshireUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 16:34:51 GMTNo. 11 Michigan State smashes E Michigan 73-14 LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Connor Cook threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score as No. 11 Michigan State scored the third-most points in program history, smashing Eastern Michigan 73-14 on Saturday.JACK EBLINGsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:44:19 GMTFire captain injured in ice bucket challenge dies, Ky. (AP) — A central Kentucky firefighter injured in an "ice bucket challenge" has died a month after a power line shocked him and another man.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersKentuckyLouisvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 17:51:30 GMTNATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire 'in name only', Lithuania (AP) — NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "cease-fire in name only," and he said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border Russia has made it nearly impossible for outsiders to determine how many of its troops are operating inside Ukraine.ROBERT BURNSiGovernment and politicsWar and unrestCease firesGeneral newsCrimeaRussiaUkraineLithuaniaEastern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 16:48:48 GMTProsecutors look to new DNA testing in twin cases (AP) — Prosecutors in Boston were forced to put a rape suspect on trial three times before jurors were willing to convict him a decade ago. It wasn't due a lack of evidence, but because the suspect was an identical twin.DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsForensicsCrimeLaw and orderBostonGrand RapidsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaMichigan, 20 Sep 2014 17:07:48 GMTYemen authorities declare curfew in parts of capital after rebels claim TV building, Yemen (AP) — Yemen authorities declare curfew in parts of capital after rebels claim TV building.iGeneral newsYemenSanaaMiddle East, 20 Sep 2014 19:12:36 GMT2-day iHeartRadio festival kicks off on Las Vegas VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift didn't divulge any more new secrets about her forthcoming album when she took the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, but the crowd's enthusiasm about her bouncy new single, "Shake it Off," seems to bode well for the new record.MICHELLE RINDELSeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:49:39 GMT10 activists, officers killed in Libya (AP) — Targeted killings in Libya over two days left 10 rights activists, journalists, and members of the security forces dead in the country's east, local security officials said Saturday.MARIAM RIZKiGeneral newsPolitical activismAssassinationsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsEgyptLibyaMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 20 Sep 2014 17:20:07 GMTCity cites drought, sinks LA water slide proposal ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles city officials have pulled the plug on plans to temporarily transform a downtown street into a giant water slide because of drought.aGeneral newsAmusement and theme parksRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:52:30 GMTInvestigators at loss to explain Air Algerie crash (AP) — Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie jet in July that killed all 116 people on board say they have no solid leads on the cause of the accident.iBusinessGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFranceAlgeriaMaliWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AfricaAfricaWest Africa, 20 Sep 2014 18:19:19 GMTPomp, little action expected at UN climate summit (AP) — New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world.DINA CAPPIELLOwGeneral newsEnvironmental policySummitsClimateEnvironmental treatiesGovernment and politicsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyInternational relationsInternational agreementsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessUnited StatesChinaCopenhagenNorth AmericaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaDenmarkWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 16:43:13 GMTJailed Venezuelan police chief freed, Venezuela (AP) — A former Caracas police chief whose decade-long imprisonment had rallied Venezuela's opposition has been released from jail on humanitarian grounds to continue serving a 30-year sentence at home.JORGE RUEDAiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsCrimePoliceGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryVenezuelaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 20 Sep 2014 18:33:49 GMTNATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire "in name only", Lithuania (AP) — NATO's top general says he has little faith in the 2-week-old cease-fire between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east.ROBERT BURNSiGovernment and politicsWar and unrestCease firesGeneral newsLithuaniaUkraineVilniusRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 16:08:08 GMTDesigners go for the flow at Milan Fashion Week (AP) — Milan designers are making a nonbinding treaty with women.BY COLLEEN BARRYiGeneral newsLifestyleFashionBeauty and fashionMilan Fashion WeekFashion designFashion showsEventsArts and entertainmentEntertainmentMilanItalyWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 19:13:32 GMTGeorgia's ex-president exiled in trendy NYC area YORK (AP) — Georgia's former president is spending his self-imposed exile in one of New York City's hippest neighborhoods.aGeneral newsGeorgiaNew York CityNew YorkEastern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 18:17:58 GMTPope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.RACHEL ZOLLaGeneral newsChristianityGays and lesbiansImmigrationReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesMarriageFamily issuesUnited StatesWashingtonSpokaneNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:47:09 GMTTour ship runs aground by NYC's Statue of Liberty YORK (AP) — More than 100 passengers have been taken off a tall tourist ship that ran aground in low waters near New York City's Statue of Liberty.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLeisure travelTravelLifestyleWNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSportsWomen's basketballWomen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkManhattanUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:30:59 GMTGOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east Kansas, Kansas (AP) — U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas is taking his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east in his campaign against independent candidate Greg Orman.THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureLegislatureVotingPolitical partiesState governmentsPolitical organizationsLawrenceKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 18:27:26 GMTSpain repatriates priest with Ebola from Africa (AP) — The Spanish government is preparing to repatriate a priest who has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus after working in Sierra Leone.iGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSpainAfricaSierra LeoneWest AfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 17:52:08 GMTWelker's return brings more concussion questions (AP) — Wes Welker's receiving stats over a productive NFL career are impressive. Still, there's another set of numbers associated with him that cannot be ignored: three concussions, nine months.EDDIE PELLSHOWARD FENDRICHsSportsAthlete injuriesHead injuriesSports medicineAthlete healthSports governanceHealthProfessional footballInjuriesMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessFootballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 16:25:24 GMTRescuers save 50,000 as floods hit south Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's disaster management agency said Saturday that rescuers with boats and helicopters had evacuated about 50,000 people from the country's south after raging floods inundated more villages there.iGeneral newsFloodsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersSearch and rescue effortsPakistanIndiaKashmirSouth AsiaAsia, 20 Sep 2014 16:36:22 GMTPolly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84 YORK (AP) — Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84.JAKE PEARSONaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentObituariesMoviesPerforming artsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 18:21:19 GMTHarvick dismisses wins as key to Cup title, N.H. (AP) — Yes, even Dick Vitale has endorsed NASCAR's new tournament-style bracket to crown a champion.DAN GELSTONsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARNew HampshireDoverUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 17:36:50 GMTKurdish fighters head to Syria to fight militants (AP) — Hundreds of Kurdish fighters have crossed from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants, as leaders of the ethnic group appealed for international assistance in their battle against the extremists.DIAA HADIDiGeneral newsCivil warsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsTurkeySyriaIraqMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 16:04:27 GMT5 things to know about UN Climate Summit (AP) — New York will be at the epicenter of the climate change debate next week. More than 120 world leaders will attend a one-day summit on Tuesday at the United Nations on climate. Tens of thousands are expected to march to call for action on global warming. Dozens of other events are planned throughout the city as part of Climate Week NYC. Here are 5 things you need to know:DINA CAPPIELLOwGeneral newsEnvironmental policySummitsClimateEnergy and the environmentEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessUtilitiesAir qualityUnited StatesNew York CityNorth AmericaNew York, 20 Sep 2014 16:36:05 GMTLast stretch of New York's High Line to open YORK (AP) — The last stretch of New York's High Line opens Sunday, completing one of the nation's most distinctive urban transformations: abandoned elevated rails that have been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees.VERENA DOBNIKaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 18:12:33 GMTMichel's 3 TDs lead No. 13 Georgia past Troy, 66-0, Ga. (AP) — Sony Michel ran for 155 yards and three touchdowns to highlight a big day for freshmen in No. 13 Georgia's 66-0 win over Troy on Saturday.CHARLES ODUMsSportsCollege footballAthlete injuriesCollege sportsFootballAthlete healthGeorgiaAthensUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 19:14:50 GMTAP NewsAlert (AP) — Egypt: el-Sissi tells AP he can't interfere with courts in case of jailed Al-Jazeera reporters.iGeneral newsEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 20 Sep 2014 16:03:53 GMTHundreds search for missing UVa student, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of volunteers, some driven by worry for the safety of their own families, fanned out from the University of Virginia campus Saturday to search for a sophomore who disappeared a week ago.ALAN SUDERMANaGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMissing personsVolunteerismEducationSocial affairsCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 16:56:33 GMTA look at Chicago's incoming, outgoing archbishops BLASE CUPICHThe Associated PressaGeneral newsChristianityImmigrationReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesViolent crimeCrimeUnited StatesWashingtonOmahaDistrict of ColumbiaNorth AmericaNebraska, 20 Sep 2014 17:01:35 GMT