FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Jul 2014 00:20:44 -0700Body of missing S. Korean shipping tycoon found, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a fugitive billionaire businessman blamed for April's ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people.HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsViolent crimeMissing personsCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 06:31:08 GMTObama heads off to raise money on the West Coast (AP) — Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him — raising money for his fellow Democrats.wGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesLos AngelesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 22 Jul 2014 06:38:11 GMTWorking-class whites lose voting dominance in Ohio, Ohio (AP) — For the first time, working-class whites make up less than half of Ohio's eligible voters, part of a demographic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that is pushing political parties to widen their appeal beyond the once-dominant bloc.aGeneral newsRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansCampaignsGovernment and politicsVotingDemographicsSocial issuesSocial affairsElectionsNational electionsOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 05:37:30 GMTMan arrested in chase that left girl fatally shot, Kan. (AP) — An eastern Kansas man was arrested late Monday afternoon on suspicion of first-degree felony murder and five other charges related to an abduction, police chase and fatal shooting of a 5-year-old girl three days earlier.BILL DRAPERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesArrestsCrimes against childrenGovernment and politicsLaw and orderKansasLeavenworthMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 03:28:44 GMTDesmond lifts Nationals to 7-2 win over Rockies (AP) — The Washington Nationals turned their clubhouse into a postgame rave scene, complete with blaring music, fog machine and dancing lights.PAT GRAHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 04:53:02 GMTAmerican Jews, other 'lone soldiers' serve Israel two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsIsraelLos AngelesCaliforniaMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 06:57:43 GMTPlans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families, Haiti (AP) — The broad avenues in the Haitian government's promotional material are clean and unbroken, dotted with palm trees, parks and manicured expanses of grass. The new ministry buildings are sleek and modern but retain some of the neo-classical architecture of the former structures lost to natural disaster.DAVID McFADDENiBusinessGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsNatural disastersLocal governmentsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsAccidents and disastersHaitiPort-au-PrinceCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Jul 2014 04:01:49 GMTFriend is first convicted in Boston Marathon probe (AP) — The conviction of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for impeding the investigation into the bombings has his lawyers wondering if anyone else who faces charges connected to the 2013 attack stands a chance of acquittal.DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsObstruction of justiceBoston Marathon bombingCriminal investigationsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderEventsBombingsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 05:03:14 GMTDetroit due to report results from pension vote (AP) — The city of Detroit promised to report the results of voting on pension cuts Monday but declined to disclose the numbers during a morning bankruptcy hearing.ED WHITEaBusinessGeneral newsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 03:18:54 GMTWillingham's homer powers Twins past Indians 4-3 (AP) — Josh Willingham's tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning sent the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.DAVE CAMPBELLsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 03:32:08 GMTMan accused of enslaving woman to be sentenced (AP) — A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.aGeneral newsForced laborLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderClevelandYoungstownOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 05:49:03 GMTPeralta sharp, Brewers beat sloppy Reds 5-2 (AP) — Milwaukee scored three runs on two misjudged balls in the outfield by Chris Heisey, and Wily Peralta pitched seven strong innings in the Brewers' 5-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.GENARO C. ARMASsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 03:21:14 GMTWidodo leads as Indonesia set to declare president, Indonesia (AP) — Nearly complete results in Indonesia's presidential elections showed Jakarta governor Joko Widodo leading with 52 percent of the vote.iGeneral newsNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJava, 22 Jul 2014 07:10:33 GMTIsraeli aircraft hit more than 70 targets in Gaza CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday as the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state began an intensive effort to end more than two weeks of fighting that has killed at least 570 Palestinians and 29 Israelis.KARIN LAUBiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestBlockadesWar casualtiesCease firesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesEgyptIsraelCairoGaza StripMiddle EastUnited StatesQatarGazaNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 07:04:51 GMTPolice probe other attacks after transients killed, N.M. (AP) — Three teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinder blocks, bricks and a metal fence pole may have been terrorizing transients around Albuquerque for months, police said Monday.JERI CLAUSINGaGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsCriminal investigationsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderAlbuquerqueNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 04:48:57 GMTToday in History is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.The Associated PressaWorld War IILegislatureWar and unrestEventsGovernment and politicsGeneral newsCambridgeOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:10 GMTDetroit retirees vote in favor of pension cuts (AP) — Workers and retirees approved pension cuts in Detroit's bankruptcy by a landslide, the city reported Monday, a crucial step to emerging from the largest municipal insolvency in U.S. history.ED WHITEaBusinessGeneral newsBankruptcy figuresGovernment pensions and social securityEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsFinancial performanceCorporate newsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 06:14:53 GMTJones' pair of 2-run HRs leads O's over Angels 4-2, Calif. (AP) — Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers, including a tiebreaking shot in the sixth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 Monday night.JOE RESNICKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 05:34:16 GMTGenetic mapping triggers new hope on schizophrenia (AP) — Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick.SETH BORENSTEINwScienceGenetics researchSchizophreniaMedical researchGeneticsGenomicsDiseases and conditionsBiologyHealthMental health, 22 Jul 2014 06:09:30 GMTUS wants international push for Mideast cease-fire (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is hoping to get international support as he pushes for a Mideast cease-fire, but he acknowledges the differences between Israel and Hamas run very deep and must be addressed in any long-term solution.iGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerritorial disputesCease firesInternational relationsGeneral newsEgyptPalestinian territoriesIsraelCairoMiddle EastGaza StripUnited StatesNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 06:46:40 GMTEvangelical group sets sights on secular Portland, Ore. (AP) — An evangelical Christian group plans to try to convert children as young as 5 at Portland apartment pools, public parks and dozens of other gathering spots this summer — a campaign that's got some residents upset.aGeneral newsPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 07:03:42 GMTRussians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash (AP) — An assassination attempt against Russian President Vladimir Putin. A desperate ploy to draw the West into the battle for Ukraine's east. A botched mission to commit mass murder against Russian citizens.LAURA MILLSiGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashAccidentsPolitical assassinationsAssassinationsEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsRussiaUkraineDonetskEastern EuropeEuropeMalaysiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 06:43:43 GMTBetter weather aiding Washington wildfire fight, Wash. (AP) — Calmer winds and cooler temperatures helped firefighters go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history.NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSaGeneral newsWeatherFiresDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersNatural disastersWashingtonSpokaneUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 05:23:19 GMTShakhtar midfielder says players' lives at risk (AP) — Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa says he and his fellow players who refused to return to the Ukrainian champion did so because the conflict in the country puts their lives at risk.iGeneral newsSportsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashMen's soccerSoccerEventsMen's sportsUkraineRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 07:03:36 GMTAsia shares rise as Ukraine plane tensions ease (AP) — Asian shares rose Tuesday as tensions over the downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine eased after pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the aircraft's black boxes.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsInternational relationsCurrency marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyGovernment and politicsFinancial marketsStock marketsChinaHong KongJapanEast AsiaShanghaiUkraineGreater ChinaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 06:43:29 GMTImax, Shanghai Film to open 19 screens in China KONG (AP) — Imax and China's biggest state-owned film exhibitor are teaming up to open 19 giant screen cinemas in the world's No. 2 movie market.fBusinessArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesHong KongChinaShanghaiGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 04:51:51 GMTBody of missing S.Korean shipping tycoon found, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police said Tuesday that they have found a body of a fugitive billionaire businessman sought over April's ferry disaster that left more than 300 people dead or missing.HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsMissing personsCrimeViolent crimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 04:16:40 GMTTV news reporter found shot to death in Honduras, Honduras (AP) — The body of a television reporter was found in Honduras on Monday a day after he went missing. He had been shot twice.iGeneral newsJournalismTV newsNews mediaJournalistsViolent crimeCrimeMediaTelevisionHondurasTegucigalpaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Jul 2014 03:34:53 GMTVA nominee McDonald goes before Congress (AP) — President Barack Obama's choice to lead the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department is going before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee for a confirmation hearing as Congress considers a bill to help the next VA leader do his job.wHealthGovernment and politicsLegislatureVeteransMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseLegislation, 22 Jul 2014 06:39:30 GMTAaron Hernandez due in court for status hearing RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is due back in court for a status hearing in his Massachusetts murder case.slwpvsaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsCelebrityCrimeLaw and orderEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballFall RiverMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 05:05:13 GMTHunter, Jackson power Tigers past D-Backs 4-3 (AP) — Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson homered, Justin Verlander moved into third place on Detroit's career strikeout list and the Tigers opened their interleague series in Arizona by beating the Diamondbacks 4-3 on Monday night.BOB BAUMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 05:01:34 GMTCambodian political rivals hold fresh talks PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Leaders of Cambodia's ruling and opposition parties met Tuesday for talks aimed at ending a yearlong political deadlock since last year's contentious election.iGeneral newsElectionsGovernment and politicsCambodiaPhnom PenhSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 05:12:18 GMTClosings set in Ventura suit over sniper's book PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Closing arguments are set in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSt. PaulMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 06:19:28 GMTTheater shooting lawyers in court to discuss video, Colo. (AP) — Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are returning to court to discuss whether a doctor should be allowed to videotape the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 06:52:11 GMTAustralia wants security job for wronged countries, Australia (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Tuesday countries that have been "so wronged" should take responsibility for securing the crime scene where the Malaysian jetliner was shot down in Ukraine.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment and politicsAustraliaUkraineOceaniaEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 06:28:09 GMTMikolas pitches Rangers past sloppy Yankees 4-2 YORK (AP) — Miles Mikolas earned his first win as a starter, pitching into the eighth inning Monday night and leading the Texas Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the sloppy New York Yankees.HOWIE RUMBERGsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 03:59:21 GMTQuerrey beats Johnson at Atlanta Open (AP) — Sam Querrey beat hometown buddy Steve Johnson 7-6 (3), 7-5 to open the BB&T Atlanta Open on Monday.MATT WINKLEJOHNsSportsMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 03:35:39 GMTArizona execution drug case heads to Supreme Court (AP) — A case challenging Arizona's refusal to reveal detailed information about the lethal drugs it plans to use to put an inmate to death is now headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.ASTRID GALVANJIM SALTERaGeneral newsDeath penalty controversyCrimeCriminal punishmentLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryViolent crimeConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessUnited StatesArizonaMissouriNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 07:07:59 GMTProtesters at Russian embassy in KL seek justice LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Protesters marched on the Russian embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, waving placards and demanding justice for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine last week.SATISH CHENEYiGeneral newsEmbassiesProtests and demonstrationsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPolitical and civil unrestMalaysiaRussiaKuala LumpurUkraineSoutheast AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Jul 2014 07:04:48 GMTHIV pills show more promise to prevent infection is more good news about HIV treatment pills used to prevent infection in people at high risk of getting the AIDS virus: Follow-up from a landmark study that proved the drug works now shows that it does not encourage risky sex and is effective even if people skip some doses.The Associated PressaHealthMedicationPreventive careGays and lesbiansMedical researchInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDiagnosis and treatmentPublic healthMelbourneUnited StatesCaliforniaAustraliaOceaniaNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 06:31:14 GMTDad: Boys charged in homeless deaths once homeless, N.M. (AP) — A man who says he is the father of two of three teens charged with fatally beating two homeless men says that they too were once homeless, and he has no idea what prompted the brutal Friday night attack that police say left the victims unrecognizable.JERI CLAUSINGaGeneral newsJuvenile crimeCrimeHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairs, 22 Jul 2014 07:15:16 GMTMontana judge to be censured over rape comments, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday will publicly reprimand a judge who gave a lenient sentence to a rapist after suggesting the 14-year-old victim shared some of the responsibility for the crime.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCensuresCrimeJudiciaryPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsCourtsState governmentsNational courtsNational governmentsMontanaHelenaBillingsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 06:47:20 GMTSouthwest retains low rankings in child welfare, N.M. (AP) — The Southwest continues to earn dismal marks for child well-being, with New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada ranking in the bottom five of an annual national report that grades states on education, health care and poverty.aGeneral newsHuman welfareGovernment welfare systemsSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 04:31:05 GMTOil gains further on concerns over Ukraine, Gaza price of oil rose above $103 a barrel Tuesday on persisting jitters over the situation in Gaza and the standoff over the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsWar and unrestCommodity marketsFinancial marketsIsraelUkraineGaza StripRussiaMiddle EastEastern EuropeEuropePalestinian territories, 22 Jul 2014 06:41:14 GMTDetroit says retirees and workers have approved pension cuts, a major step in bankruptcy case (AP) — Detroit says retirees and workers have approved pension cuts, a major step in bankruptcy case.aGeneral newsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 03:31:48 GMTSeager, Ackley lead Mariners past Mets 5-2 (AP) — Kyle Seager drove in two runs, Mike Zunino homered into the second deck at Safeco Field and Dustin Ackley stole a home run with a leaping catch at the wall in the Seattle Mariners' 5-2 win over the New York Mets on Monday night.TIM BOOTHsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSeattleNew York CityWashingtonUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 22 Jul 2014 05:21:39 GMTMcCallum scores 29, Kings win summer league title VEGAS (AP) — Ray McCallum had a few big moments toward the end of last season for the Sacramento Kings.TIM REYNOLDSsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Jul 2014 03:37:16 GMTBig 12 commish's dire warning about pending change (AP) — Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had a dire warning Monday for anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsSchool athleticsCollege sportsWomen's sportsBasketballSports governanceFootballCollege footballEducationSocial affairsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports business, 22 Jul 2014 03:47:13 GMTSuicide bomber kills 4 foreign guards in Kabul, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a police compound in Kabul, killing four foreign security guards and wounding six.iGeneral newsWar and unrestTerrorismAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 06:12:53 GMTAP NewsAlert PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian political rivals say agreement reached to end yearlong political deadlock.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCambodiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 22 Jul 2014 07:16:09 GMT