FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Aug 2014 08:55:55 -0700WHO: Ebola moving faster than control efforts, Guinea (AP) — An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea's capital.BOUBACAR DIALLOKRISTA LARSONiGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsWest AfricaAfricaGuineaConakrySierra LeoneLiberia, 01 Aug 2014 15:44:07 GMTPlans underway to get American sick with Ebola YORK (AP) — Plans are underway to bring back one of the two American aid workers sick with Ebola in Africa.MIKE STOBBEaHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditions, 01 Aug 2014 15:29:33 GMTUK general: Ukraine crisis holds lessons for NATO (AP) — The second-ranking NATO commander is arguing for a more responsive allied defensive force that could be deployed in the event Russia massed troops along a NATO member's border as it has done with Ukraine.ROBERT BURNSwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRussiaUkraineUnited KingdomEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe, 01 Aug 2014 14:50:17 GMTUS markets fall for a second day YORK (AP) — U.S. markets were moving lower Friday, a day after a major sell-off. Energy stocks had some of the biggest losses after Chevron reported weaker oil and gas production. Exxon Mobil had reported disappointing production figures the day before.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsUtilitiesFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial performanceCorporate newsCommodity marketsStock marketsIndustriesEnergy industryUnited StatesHong KongNorth AmericaChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Aug 2014 15:43:05 GMT35 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled on Friday as violence erupted in and around a southern town in the war-ravaged strip, with at least 40 Palestinians killed in Israeli shelling while the military said two soldiers were killed and an infantry officer was feared captured during fighting there.IBRAHIM BARZAKDANIEL ESTRINiGeneral newsInternational incidentsMilitant groupsTerritorial disputesWar casualtiesWar and unrestCease firesProperty damageGovernment and politicsInternational relationsPalestinian territoriesEgyptIsraelCairoGaza StripMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:22:42 GMTPGA Championship, Yardage and Par, Ky. (AP) — Yardage and par at Valhalla Golf Club, site of the 96th PGA Championship to be played Aug. 7-10:sSportsPGA ChampionshipsMen's golfGolfEventsMen's sportsKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:15:46 GMTUS manufacturing expands again in July (AP) — US manufacturing expanded for the 14th straight month in July in a good sign for the overall economy.PAUL WISEMANwBusinessGeneral newsManufacturing sector performanceHiring and recruitmentEconomyLabor economyProduction facilitiesPersonnelCorporate newsLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 14:45:27 GMTHouse GOP weighs tough new immigration bills (AP) — House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that would clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought here illegally as kids and address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.DONNA CASSATAERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsImmigration policyBorder securityLegislatureGovernment programsImmigrationPolitical partiesLegislationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defensePolitical organizationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaAlabamaNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:43:51 GMTItaly, Poland vie for top EU foreign policy job (AP) — As the European Union struggles to respond to what it perceives as Russia's aggressive meddling in Ukraine, Italy and Poland are staking their claims to provide the bloc's new foreign-policy chief — kicking off a race in which the candidates' views of Moscow will likely be decisive.JUERGEN BAETZiGeneral newsForeign policyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyGovernment appointments and nominationsGovernment policyMoscowPolandEuropeItalyWarsawRussiaEastern EuropeWestern Europe, 01 Aug 2014 15:29:50 GMT2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help, North Korea (AP) — Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsDiplomacyEmbassiesInternational relationsTravelGovernment and politicsLifestyleLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNorth KoreaUnited StatesPyongyangEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:11:26 GMTYahoo takes copyright law to top German court (AP) — Yahoo says it has filed a complaint to Germany's highest court against a year-old law that broadened copyright protection for news material used on the Internet.htBusinessTechnologyLegislationCopyrightHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislatureGovernment and politicsIntellectual propertyGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Aug 2014 14:45:11 GMTUS: Abduction of Israeli would be 'outrageous' (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday condemned violations of the internationally-brokered Gaza cease-fire by Palestinian militants and said the apparent abduction of an Israeli soldier would be a "barbaric" and "absolutely outrageous" action.MATTHEW LEEwGovernment and politicsWar and unrestCease firesKidnappingGeneral newsCrimePalestinian territoriesIsraelMiddle East, 01 Aug 2014 14:57:50 GMTGot a beef with television? Why not sue somebody? YORK (AP) — How does this suit you? Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives say they want to sue President Barack Obama. Preposterous, say outraged Democrats.FRAZIER MOOREeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTelevisionLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsCelebrityMedia, 01 Aug 2014 14:46:03 GMTSaudi King: condemns war but not Israel, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah condemned the war in Gaza Friday as a "collective massacre" and a crime against humanity, but stopped short of directly condemning Israel for its ground campaign against Hamas.ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRIAYA BATRAWYiGeneral newsMassacresWar and unrestTerritorial disputesIslamismTerrorismGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptPalestinian territoriesIsraelMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaGaza StripTurkeyQatarNorth AfricaAfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Aug 2014 15:31:18 GMTHarley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem (AP) — Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business.TOM KRISHERaBusinessGeneral newsProducts and servicesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:01:32 GMTTunisia closes borders with Libya after violence AJDIR, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia closed its main border crossing with Libya on Friday after thousands of stranded Egyptian and foreign nationals, fleeing militias' fighting and violence in Libya, tried to break through the passage, the Tunisian news agency said.BENJAMIN WIACEKOMAR ALMOSMARIiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsLibyaEgyptTunisiaTripoliMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 01 Aug 2014 14:59:25 GMTBatman creator's personal copies to be auctioned YORK (AP) — Batman creator Bob Kane's own copies of the Caped Crusader's earliest appearances are going up for auction.aArts and entertainmentGeneral news, 01 Aug 2014 14:46:27 GMTHouse GOP weighs new border bill to break logjam (AP) — House Republicans expressed optimism on Friday that a revised, $694 million bill addressing the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border would win over reluctant conservatives and give a divided GOP a political win.DONNA CASSATAERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsLegislatureBorder securityGovernment programsImmigration policyLegislationImmigrationPolitical partiesMilitary and defenseGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaCentral AmericaAlabamaNorth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Aug 2014 14:48:38 GMTEx-Bulls player pleads not guilty to sex abuse HILLS, Ill. (AP) — Former NBA player Rick Brunson has pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges.aGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsArrestsBasketballLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeProfessional basketballMen's basketballMen's sportsIllinoisChicagoWaukeganUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:27:31 GMTKerry condemns 'outrageous' Gaza truce violations (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday condemned violations of the internationally-brokered Gaza cease-fire by Palestinian militants and said the apparent abduction of an Israeli soldier would be a "barbaric" action.MATTHEW LEEwGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsWar and unrestCease firesGeneral newsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:39:29 GMTNigerian weightlifter stripped of Commonwealth Games gold medal in doping case, Scotland (AP) — Nigerian weightlifter stripped of Commonwealth Games gold medal in doping case.sSportsCommonwealth GamesDopingWeightliftingEventsGlasgowScotlandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Aug 2014 15:07:00 GMTGunmen kill another Somali lawmaker in Mogadishu, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says gunmen have shot and killed a Somali lawmaker in Mogadishu.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeSomaliaMogadishuEast AfricaAfrica, 01 Aug 2014 14:58:23 GMTColorado panel considers new look for edible pot, Colo. (AP) — Edible marijuana comes with all kinds of warning labels in Colorado. But once those pot brownies and gummy bears are out of the package, they can look identical to straight-laced treats.KRISTEN WYATTaFood and drinkGeneral newsHealthLifestyleRecreational drug laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:10:25 GMTTeen weightlifter stripped of Commonwealth gold, Scotland (AP) — The Commonwealth Games Federation says a 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter has been stripped of her gold medal after a positive doping test.ROB HARRISiGeneral newsSportsWomen's weightliftingDopingWeightliftingWomen's sportsGlasgowScotlandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Aug 2014 15:15:52 GMTIowa Democrats exploring ways to expand caucus (AP) — Democrats in Iowa want to take steps to expand access to their state's leadoff presidential caucuses, addressing concerns raised by Hillary Rodham Clinton following her disappointing finish in 2008.KEN THOMASwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical partiesCaucusesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsClintonIowaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:35:48 GMTOhio lawmaker proposes LeBron license plate (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker wants to give the state's motorists the chance to score a license plate honoring LeBron James.MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsSportsState legislatureGovernment and politicsLegislatureState governmentsOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:49:46 GMTDefense grills witness in ex-Virginia gov's trial, Va. (AP) — A defense lawyer is attacking the credibility of the key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife.LARRY O'DELLALAN SUDERMANaGeneral newsPolitical corruptionLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsCrimeProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:45:41 GMTWith vote for Chrysler merger, Fiat looks abroad, Italy (AP) — Fiat shareholders voted Friday overwhelmingly in favor of a merger with Chrysler that has been five years in the works and will shift the 115-year-old carmaker's center of gravity abroad.COLLEEN BARRYfBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesItalyTurinWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Aug 2014 15:47:58 GMTHP to pay $32.5M to settle Postal Service dispute YORK (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service for products over more than eight years.fBusinessIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:26:12 GMTCiti says SEC has closed probe of mortgage bonds (AP) — Citigroup Inc. says it's been told by the Securities and Exchange Commission that the agency has completed its investigation of the bank's conduct regarding mortgage bonds and won't bring further enforcement action.fBusinessFinancial crisisNational courtsEconomyFinancial marketsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsFinancial servicesIndustriesNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryDebt and bond markets, 01 Aug 2014 15:23:20 GMTUkraine: Investigators start jet crash site search, Ukraine (AP) — With the sound of artillery blasts at a distance, 70 international investigators arrived Friday at the eastern Ukraine site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed and started recovering the remains of as many as 80 victims that have been lying in farm fields for two weeks.MSTYSLAV CHERNOVPETER LEONARDiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestBorder securityGovernment and politicsEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMilitary and defenseIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessUkraineNetherlandsDonetskRussiaEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe, 01 Aug 2014 15:18:48 GMTChina says 9 suspects killed in Xinjiang raid (AP) — China said nine suspects were killed Friday and another captured in a police action in the restive northwestern region of Xinjiang that follows a wave of militant violence.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Aug 2014 15:02:58 GMTGoffin beats Gonzalez to reach Kitzbuehel final, Austria (AP) — David Goffin of Belgium rallied to beat Maximo Gonzalez of Argentina 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 and advance to his first career ATP Tour final at the Kitzbuehel Cup on Friday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisAustriaMonacoWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Aug 2014 14:51:35 GMTUS consumer sentiment edges down to 81.8 in July (AP) — A measure of U.S. consumer confidence slipped in July although it remained at levels signaling further gains in consumer spending.MARTIN CRUTSINGERfBusiness, 01 Aug 2014 15:20:50 GMTCouple whose dogs killed runner appear in court, Mich. (AP) — Bond has been set at $500,000 for a couple charged with second-degree murder after their dogs fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger on a rural Michigan road.aGeneral newsDogsLegal proceedingsCrimeMammalsAnimalsAccidentsAccidents and disastersLaw and orderMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:01:23 GMTLawmakers want tougher US line on Myanmar (AP) — More than 70 U.S. lawmakers say conditions in Myanmar have taken a sharp turn for the worse and want Secretary of State John Kerry to warn its government that it could seriously damage bilateral relations.wGovernment and politicsMyanmarSoutheast AsiaAsia, 01 Aug 2014 14:59:09 GMTHyundai recalls more than 419K vehicles (AP) — Hyundai is recalling more than 419,000 cars and SUVs to fix suspension, brake and oil leak problems.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesMichiganNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 14:58:37 GMTCar-tech company Mobileye soars in IPO YORK (AP) — Shares of Mobileye are soaring on the Israeli car technology company's first day of public trading amid strong investor demand.fBusinessCorporate stockCorporate news, 01 Aug 2014 15:14:16 GMT5 things to know for the PGA Championship McIlroy didn't spend much time celebrating his wire-to-wire victory at the British Open.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsPGA ChampionshipsMen's golfRyder CupGolfAthlete injuriesBritish Open GolfMen's sportsEventsAthlete healthKentuckyEnglandUnited StatesNorth AmericaUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Aug 2014 15:00:14 GMTKerry condemns 'outrageous' Palestinian violations of Gaza ceasefire (AP) — Kerry condemns 'outrageous' Palestinian violations of Gaza ceasefire.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCease firesWar and unrestPalestinian territoriesGaza StripMiddle East, 01 Aug 2014 15:13:59 GMTHolder cautions against use of data in sentencing (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder cautioned against the use of data in sentencing criminal defendants, saying judges should base punishment on the facts of a crime rather than on statistical predictions of future behavior that can be unfair to minorities.ERIC TUCKERwGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral news, 01 Aug 2014 15:36:45 GMTWith Iron Dome bill, US shows it has Israel's back (AP) — The Senate has approved $225 million to replenish Israel's missile defense system, and House approval is expected before lawmakers begin a summer break.BRADLEY KLAPPERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureWar and unrestCease firesUnited StatesIsraelNorth AmericaMiddle East, 01 Aug 2014 15:24:27 GMTUS employers add 209K jobs, rate rises to 6.2 pct. (AP) — U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery.CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsLabor economyEconomySalary and benefitsPricesCareersLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:18:09 GMTTropical Storm Bertha approaches Caribbean JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha approached the Caribbean on Friday as islands in the eastern region prepared for heavy rains and strong winds.DANICA COTOiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersPuerto RicoSan JuanCaribbeanBarbadosSt. LuciaDominicaLatin America and Caribbean, 01 Aug 2014 15:23:19 GMTPGA offers 2 tournaments in 1 with Ryder spots Bradley was leaving his home in south Florida for a critical two-week stretch of golf when he noticed a travel bag that hasn't been touched in nearly two years.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfPGA ChampionshipsRyder CupMen's sportsGolfEventsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:14:09 GMTP&G to slim down product lineup (AP) — Procter & Gamble is about to shrink.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 14:45:57 GMTSierra Leone cyclist cleared of Ebola at Glasgow, Scotland (AP) — Reacting to sensationalistic headlines such as "Ebola Terror at Commonwealth Games" in a British newspaper, officials said on Friday that a Sierra Leone cyclist passed tests for the Ebola virus and competed.DENNIS PASSAiGeneral newsSportsCommonwealth GamesRoad cyclingEventsCyclingInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGlasgowScotlandSierra LeoneUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeWest AfricaAfrica, 01 Aug 2014 15:45:10 GMTPGA Championship Field, Ky. (AP) — The 154 players who have qualified for the 96th PGA Championship, to be played at Valhalla Golf Club. Two spots are being held for the winners of the Bridgestone Invitational and Barracuda Championship if they are not already eligible. Otherwise, those spots to the alternates:sSportsPGA ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfEventsKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:01:40 GMTPolice say UK pier fire may have been arson (AP) — British police say a fire that gutted a landmark seaside pier in southern England may have been started deliberately.iBusinessGeneral newsFiresArsonAccidents and disastersCrimeUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Aug 2014 15:16:11 GMTGrain mixed, livestock mostly lower (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Aug 2014 15:03:24 GMT