FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 23 Oct 2014 13:35:25 -07002nd high school football season ended over hazing, Pa. (AP) — Officials at a high school in suburban Philadelphia have canceled the football team's remaining two games after they concluded rookie players were subjected to what the superintendent calls "humiliating" initiation rites.aGeneral newsSportsHigh school footballHigh school sportsHazing ritualsFootballViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationDoylestownPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:25:07 GMTEx-Mountie hero of shooting at Canada's Parliament, Ontario (AP) — The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden ceremonial mace on his right shoulder.DAVID CRARYJENNIFER PELTZiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureViolent crimeCrimeNew BrunswickOntarioCanadaOttawaNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:17:33 GMTHaitians' lawyer asks NY judge to nix UN immunity YORK (AP) — An attorney for Haitians seeking compensation from the United Nations for victims of a deadly cholera outbreak asked a judge Thursday to set aside the U.N.'s immunity and let a lawsuit proceed, but a U.S. lawyer said doing so would open up the United Nations to many more lawsuits.LARRY NEUMEISTERaGeneral newsWages and salariesNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPersonnelBusinessInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryHaitiUnited StatesNew York CityCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaNew York, 23 Oct 2014 19:44:47 GMTPoll: Rousseff takes lead in Brazil president race DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has pulled ahead of her rival and taken a six-point lead just days before Sunday's presidential vote, according to a poll released Thursday.iGeneral newsPublic opinionNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsSocial affairsBrazilRio de JaneiroSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 23 Oct 2014 20:26:04 GMTGrain higher, livestock mixed (AP) — Grain futures were higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:03:17 GMTJurors hear doctor's dying wife on 911 recording (AP) — Jurors heard from prosecution and defense attorneys — and then from the dying woman herself — at the start of a homicide trial for a University of Pittsburgh researcher charged with poisoning his wife.JOE MANDAKaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:05:55 GMTPolice say Ottawa gunman was not under surveillance before the attack, Quebec (AP) — Police say Ottawa gunman was not under surveillance before the attack.iGeneral newsOttawaOntarioCanadaNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:55:35 GMTVideo shows bikers taunting California officer, Calif. (AP) — A group of motorcycle riders alternately taunted and ignored an officer trying to pull them over while they popped their front wheels in the air and weaved on a California highway, a recently posted video shows.aGeneral newsCaliforniaMilpitasUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:10:05 GMTPrisoner in Afghanistan to be tried in US (AP) — U.S. officials say the Obama administration is preparing to transfer a military detainee in Afghanistan for criminal trial in federal court in Virginia.KEN DILANIANERIC TUCKERwGovernment and politicsMilitary legal affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsMilitary and defenseAfghanistanUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:22:13 GMTFeb. 20 sentencing set for former Va. first lady, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's sentencing on nine public corruption convictions has been set for Feb. 20.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:33:03 GMTTitans' Lewan expected to avoid assault case trial ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer for Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan says he expects to reach a deal with prosecutors that would allow his client to avoid trial in a Michigan assault case.aGeneral newsSportsCrimeViolent crimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballAnn ArborMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:03:46 GMTPolice in Arizona: Girl left in car for hours dies, Ariz. (AP) — Police in southern Arizona say a 7-month-old girl died this week after being left in a car for up to eight hours before her father noticed her unconscious in the backseat.aGeneral newsTucsonArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:39:35 GMTLawyer calls new OSU band allegations 'salacious', Ohio (AP) — An attorney for fired Ohio State University band director Jonathan Waters says he plans to "aggressively attack" the school's new allegations.JULIE CARR SMYTHaGeneral newsHigher educationSchool administrationEducationSocial affairsOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:43:43 GMTDiane Sawyer's mother dies at 94 in Louisville, Ky. (AP) — Jean Sawyer Hayes, the 94-year-old mother of ABC journalist Diane Sawyer, has died.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentObituariesLouisvilleKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:31:40 GMT'Little Dancer' musical readies for opening in DC (AP) — "Little Dancer Aged Fourteen," a famous sculpture by Edgar Degas that can be seen in museums around the world, is coming to life in a new musical exploring the story of a mysterious 14-year-old dancer and the artist who portrayed her.BRETT ZONGKERwArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSculptureVisual artsMusicPerforming artsEntertainment, 23 Oct 2014 19:27:47 GMTBorder deaths drop to 15-year low, Ariz. (AP) — The number of immigrants who die trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in 15 years.ASTRID GALVANaGeneral newsTucsonUnited StatesArizonaNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:27:16 GMTWhat to expect from your bond mutual fund YORK (AP) — Oh, right. Stability. That's what bond mutual funds are for.STAN CHOEfBusinessPersonal financePricesEconomyGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsPersonal investingDebt and bond marketsFinancial marketsEconomic policyGovernment policyStock marketsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:44:58 GMTWhite House fence jumper held without bond (AP) — The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence was ordered held without bond in an appearance Thursday before a federal magistrate judge.PETE YOSTwGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:13:47 GMTCDC details new Ebola response and prep teams (AP) — New federal Ebola response squads — likened to public health SWAT teams — are being readied to rush to any U.S. city where a new Ebola case might be identified, officials say.MIKE STOBBEaHealthMunicipal governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesAtlantaDallasNorth AmericaGeorgiaTexas, 23 Oct 2014 19:17:55 GMTCoalition airstrikes in Syria killed over 500, Turkey (AP) — U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people since they began last month, mainly Islamic militants, activists said Thursday, as fighting flared yet again in the northern Syrian border town of Kobani.ELENA BECATOROSBASSEM MROUEiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesWar and unrestMilitant groupsCivil warsHumanitarian crisesPolitical activismHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsTurkeySyriaLebanonMiddle EastIraqUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:00:25 GMTNK experts: US must apologize to free detainees, North Korea (AP) — The United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey Fowle, North Korean legal experts said Thursday.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsCrimeGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsLeisure travelTravelLifestyleNorth KoreaPyongyangUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:21:58 GMTComcast wins more Internet customers, ad sales up YORK (AP) — Comcast Corp.'s third-quarter net income jumped 50 percent in the third quarter, helped by a one-time tax settlement, growth in Internet subscribers and fewer defectors from its cable service.htBusinessPersonal financeTechnologyCable televisionTelecommunicationsIndustriesTelevisionMediaCorporate stockCorporate newsProducts and services, 23 Oct 2014 19:20:28 GMTAP Interview: Libya FM wants Tripoli negotiations (AP) — Libya's newly appointed foreign minister said Thursday that he hopes to see a negotiated solution to the standoff in the capital, Tripoli, where Islamist-allied militias have taken over the city and forced out the elected lawmakers.ASHRAF KHALILiGeneral newsDiplomacyParliamentary electionsGovernment and politicsLegislatureInternational relationsElectionsLibyaEgyptTripoliMiddle EastCairoNorth AfricaAfrica, 23 Oct 2014 19:53:17 GMTAnalysis: GOP hopes Obama is key to Senate control (AP) — Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, off-shore jobs in New Hampshire and women's issues in Colorado.DAVID ESPOpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsPolitical partiesLegislaturePolitical organizationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaArkansasAlaskaNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:27:19 GMTPennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe's body Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsSportsNational courtsTrack and fieldNative AmericansLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryMuseumsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelUnited StatesPennsylvaniaNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:12:03 GMTLawmakers seek to end benefits to former Nazis (AP) — Legislation to stop suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. Social Security benefits will be introduced soon, members of Congress announced Thursday, the latest response to an Associated Press investigation that revealed millions of dollars have been paid to former Nazis who were forced out of the United States.RICHARD LARDNERwGovernment and politicsGovernment pensions and social securityLegislatureNazismLegislationGovernment business and financeBusinessUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:09:55 GMTPolice in Frederick, Maryland, say plane, helicopter collide in midair; injuries unknown, Md. (AP) — Police in Frederick, Maryland, say plane, helicopter collide in midair; injuries unknown.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFrederickMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:28:36 GMTParty committees spending $3M each day on House (AP) — The political parties' House campaign arms spent almost $51 million in the first two weeks of October — or an average of almost $3.4 million every day — according to campaign finance summaries released Thursday.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsUnited States General ElectionPolitical partiesCampaignsEventsPolitical organizationsGeneral elections, 23 Oct 2014 19:00:54 GMTProsecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill family TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old suburban Detroit girl accused of stabbing her younger brother as part of a plot to kill her family so that she could run off with a 23-year-old man was ordered held on $1 million bond Thursday.COREY WILLIAMSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:03:57 GMTAlleged MLB drug supplier pleads not guilty (AP) — A South Florida man described by authorities as a chemist who made and supplied banned substances in Major League Baseball's recent drug scandal has pleaded not guilty.CURT ANDERSONaGeneral newsSportsCriminal investigationsDrug-related crimeDopingLegal proceedingsSports governanceCrimeBaseballProfessional baseballLaw and orderMen's sports, 23 Oct 2014 19:30:12 GMTNew survey details vast scope of teen dating abuse YORK (AP) — From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America's adolescents, according to a new, federally funded survey. It says a majority of boys and girls who date describe themselves as both victims and perpetrators.DAVID CRARYaGeneral newsLifestyleDomestic violenceSex in societyPublic opinionMedical researchViolenceHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFamily issuesHealth, 23 Oct 2014 19:11:52 GMTAnchorage TV station wrongly airs contentious ad, Alaska (AP) — An Anchorage television station inadvertently aired a commercial for U.S. Sen. Mark Begich that the campaign had pulled because the ad sparked outrage.MARK THIESSENaGeneral newsTelevisionGovernment and politicsLegislatureMediaAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:24:18 GMTJudge questions $75M NCAA concussion settlement (AP) — The federal judge overseeing a first-of-its-kind head injury settlement with the NCAA expressed serious concerns Thursday about some terms and the vast scope of the $75 million deal that currently encompasses all college athletes going back decades.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsSportsAthlete healthAthlete injuriesCollege sportsHead injuriesNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSports transactionsSports businessInjuriesHealthNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:28:37 GMTUS journalist returns home after Ebola recovery, R.I. (AP) — An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola is home in Rhode Island.aGeneral newsJournalistsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthNews mediaMediaProvidenceRhode IslandLiberiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfrica, 23 Oct 2014 19:43:37 GMTAllegiant flight returns safely to Vegas airport VEGAS (AP) — An Allegiant Airlines flight returned shortly after takeoff to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after a report of possible engine trouble.aBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:01:27 GMTLawsuit says ICE attorney forged document (AP) — A lawsuit says a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement attorney forged a document in an attempt to deport an immigrant seeking to stay in the country with his wife and children.MANUEL VALDESaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCounterfeiting and forgeryImmigrationLaw and orderCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsSeattleUnited StatesWashingtonNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:09:55 GMTClinton backs Gov. Cuomo; GOP foe claims momentum YORK (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo raced into the final stretch of his re-election bid Thursday with help from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton while Republican challenger Rob Astorino maintained their recent debate helped push momentum to his side.BY DAVID KLEPPERJONATHAN LEMIREaGeneral newsGovernment and politics2016 United States Presidential ElectionElectionsLocal governmentsPolitical partiesNational electionsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsCampaignsPolitical organizationsNew YorkAlbanyNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:26:54 GMTCanadian police: no link between soldier attacks, Ontario (AP) — Canadian police say they have found no connection between the two attacks on soldiers this week.iGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderOntarioCanadaOttawaNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:21:20 GMTWarren running for president? 'I don't think so' (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren tends to stick to the script when she's asked about a potential 2016 presidential campaign: "I am not running for president." So her latest response has touched off new speculation about her future.KEN THOMASwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential Election2012 United States Presidential ElectionCampaignsLegislatureNational electionsElectionsMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:22:39 GMTFederer beats Istomin in Swiss Indoors 2nd round, Switzerland (AP) — Top-seeded Roger Federer again had to fight back from a set down before beating Denis Istomin 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals of the Swiss Indoors on Thursday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Oct 2014 20:29:03 GMTEbola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us (AP) — Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear.SETH BORENSTEINwGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsScienceEnvironmental healthDiseases and conditionsCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentInfectious diseasesPublic healthUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:33:09 GMTCanada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideast, Ontario (AP) — He was a recent convert to Islam and a petty criminal with a long rap sheet, including a string of drug offenses. In recent weeks, he had been staying in a homeless shelter, where he talked about wanting to go to Libya to get away from drugs but griped that he couldn't get a passport.JENNIFER PELTZROB GILLIESRAPHAEL SATTERiGeneral newsReligious strifeViolent crimeCrimeTerrorismGovernment and politicsLegislatureWar and unrestOntarioCanadaVancouverOttawaMiddle EastNorth AmericaBritish Columbia, 23 Oct 2014 20:16:09 GMTCompton among early leaders at Sea Island SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Erik Compton is happy with where he is in golf, and he's not referring to his 5-under 65 on Thursday for an early share of the lead in the McGladrey Classic.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfGolfU.S. Open Men's Golf ChampionshipsMen's sportsEventsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 20:12:59 GMTMan accused of threats: I'm not delusional, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man accused of threatening the president proclaimed his sanity in federal court Thursday after two psychologists testified that he's delusional and thinks he has been chosen to be a spokesman for God.PHILLIP RAWLSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMontgomeryAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:48:13 GMTCanada remembers soldier killed in attack (AP) — Canadians mourned the army reservist killed in a terrorist attack on Parliament Hill, with friends remembering Cpl. Nathan Cirillo as a devoted father so ready to make people smile that he was once known as the class clown.CHARMAINE NORONHAiGeneral newsLegislatureTerrorismWar and unrestGovernment and politicsOntarioCanadaNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:31:49 GMT911 calls show chaos after Delaware tour bus crash, Del. (AP) — Emergency calls made by passengers and passing motorists capture the chaos, fear and confusion in the aftermath of a tour bus crash in Delaware that left three people dead.RANDALL CHASEaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleAccidentsTransportationFiresAccidents and disastersDelawareDoverPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 23 Oct 2014 18:54:28 GMTBurrito chain urged to drop 'illegal' from name COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Some people are urging the Colorado burrito chain Illegal Pete's to change its name because of the way the word "illegal" has been used to describe immigrants.aBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestFort CollinsColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:57:46 GMTOhio State: Fired band director was dishonest, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University's fired band director witnessed more sexually charged incidents than previously reported, once proposed punishing a female band member who reported sexual assault and had a calendar of nearly nude male band members in his office that he never brought to investigators' attention, school attorneys said in response to his federal lawsuit.JULIE CARR SMYTHaGeneral newsHigher educationWorkplace discriminationEducationLegal proceedingsSocial affairsLaw and orderPersonnelBusinessLabor issuesSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSchool athleticsSportsEducation issuesGender issuesOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:47:03 GMTPolice: Officers in Arizona shoot man with machete, Ariz. (AP) — Police in suburban Phoenix say officers shot a machete-wielding man after chasing him in a stolen truck he rammed into a police patrol car, seriously injuring an officer.aGeneral newsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:22:27 GMTSouth Africans indicted in US on illegal hunts, Ala. (AP) — Two South African brothers have been indicted in Alabama on charges accusing them of conspiracy to sell illegal rhinoceros hunts in Africa, money laundering and trafficking in rhino horns.PHILLIP RAWLSaGeneral newsIndictmentsAnimalsRhinocerosLaw and orderEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCrimeMammalsMontgomeryAfricaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 19:00:33 GMT