FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:17:25 -0700Egypt leader: 'Foreign hands' behind Sinai attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cd00ba827dc43ae86f8767c32a78f3eCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants.MAGGIE MICHAELMAAMOUN YOUSSEFiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar casualtiesWar and unrestArmed forcesTerrorismMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cd00ba827dc43ae86f8767c32a78f3eSat, 25 Oct 2014 13:32:02 GMTBotswana ruling party shows early lead in electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6af619b75e134d73a12276a0826c6790JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The party that has ruled Botswana for nearly five decades has taken an early lead in the country's election.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsNational electionsPolitical partiesElectionsPolitical organizationsBotswanaSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6af619b75e134d73a12276a0826c6790Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:58:54 GMTStatement from Ted Bishop on his ousterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fa6a430066e4506aad67bb2cac9f9e0Statement from Ted Bishop, who was removed as president of the PGA of America on Friday for sexist comments on social media directed at Ian Poulter:The Associated PresssSportsWomen's golfSocial mediaWomen's sportsGolfMen's golfImpeachmentsOnline mediaMediaMen's sportsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9fa6a430066e4506aad67bb2cac9f9e0Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:05:25 GMTPoll: Islamic State threat seen as importanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac26331265bb4d1bbb31db303df90b12WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Most want to see America's partners step up their contribution to the fight,DEB RIECHMANNEMILY SWANSONwGovernment and politicsTroop deploymentsPublic opinionMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerrorismBomb threatsInformation technologyGeneral newsSocial affairsIndustriesBusinessUnited StatesSyriaMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac26331265bb4d1bbb31db303df90b12Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:49:36 GMTBrazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26c2d14c5ca04e07abd7801ce8b3511bRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present."BRAD BROOKSiGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsBusinessRio de JaneiroBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26c2d14c5ca04e07abd7801ce8b3511bSat, 25 Oct 2014 13:22:01 GMTSuicide attack kills 8 Shiite militiamen in Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78eb63a3b673479989824bdc1278e87cBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities say a suicide bombing has killed eight Shiite militiamen just north of Baghdad.BY SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsReligious strifeWar and unrestMilitant groupsTerrorismBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78eb63a3b673479989824bdc1278e87cSat, 25 Oct 2014 14:59:03 GMTMariota throws 5 TD passes, No. 6 Oregon beats Calhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cfe03bb306842c189eb783a3f61da49SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Mariota threw a rare interception — his first since the Oregon State game last season — on a pass that was deflected twice.MICHAEL WAGAMANsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballProfessional footballCaliforniaOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cfe03bb306842c189eb783a3f61da49Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:31:17 GMTEbola: NY had jump-start, Dallas had to learn fasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0ad816c190f463b8a7b503082bbb9a4NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start.LAURAN NEERGAARDDAVID B. CARUSOaGeneral newsHealthObituariesInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsNew YorkTexasDallasWest AfricaBellevueWashingtonUnited StatesNorth AmericaAfricaNebraskaYorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0ad816c190f463b8a7b503082bbb9a4Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:57:50 GMTEgypt leader: Foreign hands behind Sinai attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c3d22fd91f84f0bb0a150edc9e8f731CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants.MAGGIE MICHAELMAAMOUN YOUSSEFiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar casualtiesWar and unrestArmed forcesTerrorismMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c3d22fd91f84f0bb0a150edc9e8f731Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:07:44 GMTGOP candidates straddle the climate change issuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01245e75aed64b22a06ecdae7557fa7dWASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then shifting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.DAVID ESPOwHealthGovernment and politicsScienceElectionsCoastlines and beachesClimateAtmospheric scienceEnvironmental concernsMid-term electionsPolitical issuesOceansLegislaturePolitical partiesEconomyEnvironment and natureEnvironmentCampaignsEarth scienceAir qualityPolitical organizationsBusinessUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01245e75aed64b22a06ecdae7557fa7dSat, 25 Oct 2014 08:44:03 GMTWoman quarantined in NJ shows no signs of Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/438a72f0fa554fc4aad2b69e6c388ab1TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary evaluation.aGeneral newsHealthState governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment and politicsNew JerseyNewarkWest AfricaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/438a72f0fa554fc4aad2b69e6c388ab1Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:49:58 GMTNumber of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b357897c3d1414c86200f0b0fa3cfadYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number who have fled by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday.ROBIN McDOWELLiGeneral newsIslamViolent crimeCrimeReligionSocial affairsMyanmarBangladeshThailandSoutheast AsiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b357897c3d1414c86200f0b0fa3cfadSat, 25 Oct 2014 14:31:39 GMTExtremists shell northern Syrian townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36b93eb9cd8c41a6a06a59d3c23fc939BEIRUT (AP) — Activists and a Kurdish official say fighters from the Islamic State group are shelling the northern Syrian town of Kobani, where they continue to fight Kurdish troops.iGeneral newsWar and unrestSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36b93eb9cd8c41a6a06a59d3c23fc939Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:50:02 GMTUkraine pauses before decisive votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f939c0733cf4f09b7946c28ac2b88b6MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine is bracing for decisive parliamentary elections against the backdrop of unrest in regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces.iGeneral newsParliamentary electionsGovernment and politicsElectionsUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f939c0733cf4f09b7946c28ac2b88b6Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:01:03 GMTTunisians skeptical on eve of historic electionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de175ab12dd04eae9d7c237e2d792f4bTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — In a raucous cafe in a Tunis slum, men talked in loud voices and paid little attention to the politicians debating on the television mounted on the wall. Qais Jebali swiftly made espressos behind the bar and explained why no one in the gritty neighborhood of Tadamon cared about the upcoming elections.PAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsRebellions and uprisingsGovernment and politicsForeign aidEconomyElectionsWar and unrestInternational relationsBusinessTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de175ab12dd04eae9d7c237e2d792f4bSat, 25 Oct 2014 08:34:07 GMTAcross US, Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b885dca439454f23b8e0d7fd4fac4001APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies: a Colombian-born business executive; a pharmacist-turned-veteran lawmaker; and a juvenile delinquent-turned-lawyer.LAURA WIDES-MUNOZaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHispanicsRace and ethnicityState legislatureElectionsUnited States Presidential ElectionState governmentsMid-term electionsPolitical partiesVotingSocial issuesSocial affairsNational electionsLegislatureEventsPolitical organizationsFloridaTexasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b885dca439454f23b8e0d7fd4fac4001Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:55:21 GMTObama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola responsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d620d72af67742dcbddd90dea47e0a28WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola.wHealthGovernment and politicsScience policyInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment policyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d620d72af67742dcbddd90dea47e0a28Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:42:18 GMTTunisians gear up for pivotal electionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6486b8d9901b426da68528c72301f9a1TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians vote Sunday to elect a permanent parliament and complete a democratic transition that began when they overthrew their long-ruling dictator in 2011.BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6486b8d9901b426da68528c72301f9a1Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:23:37 GMT16 killed in northwest China coal mine collapsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11fb65514a0949579f12591ebe46d5a8BEIJING (AP) — A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, an official said Saturday, highlighting the persistence of safety problems in the industry despite a leveling off of demand.CHRISTOPHER BODEENiBusinessGeneral newsAccidents and disastersAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesMaterials industryChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/11fb65514a0949579f12591ebe46d5a8Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:43:24 GMTParseghian turned around moribund Notre Damehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5e13d392d884ef9938a9c031509f360SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame's glory days seemed like a distant memory 50 years ago when Ara Parseghian took over as coach.TOM COYNEsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballSouth BendIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5e13d392d884ef9938a9c031509f360Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:02:28 GMTVargas to take on Vogelsong in Game 4 of Serieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2591566a673d4f83b7f86af6fc981dceSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Even though Jason Vargas will be making his World Series debut for Kansas City in Game 4, the Fall Classic atmosphere in San Francisco will not be foreign to him.JOSH DUBOWsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballEventsProfessional baseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2591566a673d4f83b7f86af6fc981dceSat, 25 Oct 2014 08:01:42 GMTMissouri auditor revels in Hollywood, historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33db44a4fcd34aee9a65e7f5ec5c48adCLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — It's just a few weeks before the election, and Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is talking animatedly about a big success that's been years in the making. The subject isn't his re-election, which appears all but assured.DAVID A. LIEBpGovernment and politicsElectionsState legislatureLegislatureState governmentsState electionsMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33db44a4fcd34aee9a65e7f5ec5c48adSat, 25 Oct 2014 14:27:16 GMTFinnegan passes test, Royals stop Giants in Game 3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c527888ad27c4b53b3310aaa951f1016SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Summoned in a tough spot, Royals rookie Brandon Finnegan trotted in from the bullpen, threw his warmup pitches and then did something curious.BEN WALKERaGeneral newsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsGuthrieSan FranciscoOklahomaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c527888ad27c4b53b3310aaa951f1016Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:04:09 GMTCafeteria worker tried to stop school shooterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbe646f900374b599b456f956ac60fbaMARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities investigating a deadly shooting at a Washington state high school say a cafeteria worker attempted to stop the gunman.MARTHA BELLISLENIGEL DUARAaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationHigh school footballHigh school sportsFootballNative AmericansSportsWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbe646f900374b599b456f956ac60fbaSat, 25 Oct 2014 14:54:22 GMTBoy, 9, among 4 youths charged in robbery beatinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c56c2599e8f497eb2bfac841561aabaPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say four Rhode Island boys ranging from 9 to 14 years old robbed and beat a man in Providence.aGeneral newsTheftCrimeProvidenceRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c56c2599e8f497eb2bfac841561aabaSat, 25 Oct 2014 14:28:30 GMTColleagues: US doctor with Ebola was very carefulhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d57b6798a926441b809c605c3296acb5CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — An American doctor who caught Ebola while treating patients in Guinea was a hard worker who conscientiously followed safety procedures, two colleagues said Saturday.BOUBACAR DIALLOiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthGuineaNew YorkWest AfricaAfricaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d57b6798a926441b809c605c3296acb5Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:51:35 GMT3 states issue stronger Ebola quarantinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b016c4d53502445a875d7009c80825c4NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey, New York and Illinois have issued a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa.aGeneral newsHealthState governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment and politicsNew JerseyWest AfricaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b016c4d53502445a875d7009c80825c4Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:06:39 GMTBishop ousted as PGA of America presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ab788f1566b4ab4a8635abe1fd2910cST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Ted Bishop was never afraid to take a risk or share his strong opinions on any subject during his 23 months as president of the PGA of America. Ultimately, that wound up costing him his job.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfSocial mediaGolfWomen's golfRyder CupWomen's sportsSports governanceMen's sportsPGA ChampionshipsOnline mediaMediaEventsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ab788f1566b4ab4a8635abe1fd2910cSat, 25 Oct 2014 08:03:29 GMTSuspect in 2 deputy deaths captured after manhunthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f24ae4ff3617485589abb60854c90724SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, killing two of them and wounding a civilian, then eluding hundreds of searchers before being hunted down and forced to surrender, authorities said.DON THOMPSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCaliforniaSacramentoAuburnUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f24ae4ff3617485589abb60854c90724Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:55:10 GMTWashington school gunman was homecoming princehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45896dab791945a5bd10e29d42da449cMARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school's homecoming court just one week ago.MARTHA BELLISLENIGEL DUARAaGeneral newsHigh school footballHigh school sportsFootballNative AmericansViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationSportsWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45896dab791945a5bd10e29d42da449cSat, 25 Oct 2014 11:40:09 GMTWHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17afbfe1ffc645cf93d4418fbb0b1e0eDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.SARAH DiLORENZOiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesPublic healthWest AfricaSenegalGuineaAfricaMaliLiberiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17afbfe1ffc645cf93d4418fbb0b1e0eSat, 25 Oct 2014 11:22:45 GMTWHO: Number of Ebola cases passes 10,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/106c89a0a6a54aa096787041b59b769dDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The number of people believed sickened by Ebola has passed 10,000, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.SARAH DiLORENZOiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthWest AfricaSenegalAfricaGuineaLiberiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/106c89a0a6a54aa096787041b59b769dSat, 25 Oct 2014 10:29:54 GMTWorld Health Organization: Number of people believed to have Ebola has risen above 10,000http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce27590dda5747c59f44ddb6a4a92b43DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — World Health Organization: Number of people believed to have Ebola has risen above 10,000.iGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSenegalWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce27590dda5747c59f44ddb6a4a92b43Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:02:25 GMTUnpaid volunteers worth millions to Olympic Gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b7f2036c4a74203a5748453d4f16f09RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio needs 70,000 unpaid volunteers for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and Brazilian Olympic medalist Ricardo Prado is making a pitch with a deadline for signups just three weeks away.STEPHEN WADEsSportsVolunteerismSummer Olympic gamesOlympic gamesEventsSocial affairsBrazilRio de JaneiroAustraliaSydneySouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b7f2036c4a74203a5748453d4f16f09Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:24:30 GMTBios of Latina candidates in Fla., Nevada, Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cef4f6a572742eca58bb0c10d85990eMIAMI (AP) — After years of running few Latinos for statewide posts, Democrats are building a bench that better reflects the support they have in the Hispanic community.LAURA WIDES-MUNOZaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHispanicsRace and ethnicityState legislatureElectionsMid-term electionsPolitical partiesVeteransLegislatureSocial issuesSocial affairsState governmentsPolitical organizationsNevadaFloridaTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cef4f6a572742eca58bb0c10d85990eSat, 25 Oct 2014 14:56:18 GMTWomen on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ce0340ba41b415f92c568ac57d722deSURUC, Turkey (AP) — Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. Now, the Kurdish Syrian woman has traded the classroom for the front lines in the battle for Kobani, a town besieged by fighters from the Islamic State extremist group.ELENA BECATOROSBASSEM MROUEiGeneral newsGender issuesMilitant groupsWar and unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastIraqWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ce0340ba41b415f92c568ac57d722deSat, 25 Oct 2014 08:32:11 GMTSerena Williams beats Wozniacki to reach WTA finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f51fc6f7437048b3a14958b5ffe2939aSINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams will get a chance to avenge a humiliating loss against Simona Halep after they both advanced to the championship match of the season-ending WTA Finals with victories in contrasting style on Saturday.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f51fc6f7437048b3a14958b5ffe2939aSat, 25 Oct 2014 12:51:44 GMTEbola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d90e7047955c46128dafbb9711ab3aafNEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him.JAKE PEARSONDAVID B. CARUSOCOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsHealthPublic healthState governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment and politicsNew YorkNew York CityGuineaBurundiCentral AfricaUnited StatesNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfricaEast Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d90e7047955c46128dafbb9711ab3aafSat, 25 Oct 2014 14:59:45 GMTIran hangs woman for killing alleged rapisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca0f7dd7c8c7438bbe1f673d8274d061TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.ALI AKBAR DAREINIiGeneral newsViolent crimeDeath penalty controversyCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsCriminal punishmentIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca0f7dd7c8c7438bbe1f673d8274d061Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:56:16 GMTNY, New Jersey issue stronger Ebola quarantinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15ea3d35e32a41ebbb889cc2fca01ccbNEW YORK (AP) — The governors of New Jersey and New York have issued a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa.aGeneral newsHealthState governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment and politicsNew JerseyWest AfricaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15ea3d35e32a41ebbb889cc2fca01ccbSat, 25 Oct 2014 11:28:58 GMTSerena Williams gets chance to avenge Halep defeathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfbb2efce82c422eb5960cb6df930e92SINGAPORE (AP) — After Serena Williams' embarrassing defeat to Simona Halep in the WTA Finals group stage, the American narrowed her eyes at the post-match news conference and said she was looking forward to having a chance to avenge the loss.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dfbb2efce82c422eb5960cb6df930e92Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:25:56 GMTWilliams beats Wozniacki to reach champs finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a58c0377168643c1928c30d22139517aSINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams advanced to the final of the WTA Finals after beating Caroline Wozniacki in a third-set tiebreaker on Saturday, winning 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) to remain on course for a third-straight title in the season-ending championships.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a58c0377168643c1928c30d22139517aSat, 25 Oct 2014 10:42:56 GMTNumber of Islamic extremists growing in Germanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e25294be2bdf4727967498d23a96c8acBERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says the number of Islamic extremists in the country is growing rapidly.iGeneral newsFundamentalismReligionSocial affairsGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e25294be2bdf4727967498d23a96c8acSat, 25 Oct 2014 10:20:13 GMTOlesen leads Perth International 3rd round leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b39a78c3dd10492ba21f8c266d6aa178PERTH, Australia (AP) — Thorbjorn Olesen's bunker shots and putting helped him grind out a 5-under 67 Saturday to lead the Perth International golf tournament by three strokes after the third round.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b39a78c3dd10492ba21f8c266d6aa178Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:41:35 GMTKorda, Pace share lead in Blue Bay LPGAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f39811e6a644a6e808c07c9422b15efHAINAN ISLAND, China (AP) — American Jessica Korda rebounded from an opening double bogey for a share of the second-round lead Saturday in the Blue Bay LPGA.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsChinaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f39811e6a644a6e808c07c9422b15efSat, 25 Oct 2014 11:54:19 GMTAdWatch: Democrats make much of NC toll projecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68f47f8275784b8097851554abe577e7RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — TITLES: "Map." ''Toll."GARY D. ROBERTSONpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsPolitical fundraisingState legislatureTrafficLegislatureLegislationPolitical partiesState governmentsTransportationGeneral newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsCampaignsPolitical organizationsCharlotteUnited StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68f47f8275784b8097851554abe577e7Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:30:04 GMTAustralia's Murdaca leads Asia-Pacific by 8 shotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f50dffd07bd54f6a87f04e2a71233517MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Antonio Murdaca shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to open a commanding 8-shot lead heading into the final round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship.sSportsGolfAustraliaEast AsiaOceaniaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f50dffd07bd54f6a87f04e2a71233517Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:20:15 GMTRoberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/637512e889e04764a9728fe7e6d071bbLIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — One would hardly know from Republican Sen. Pat Roberts' campaign speech that he is revered as a champion of Kansas' all-important farm economy.THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsMunicipal governmentsAgricultureLegislatureIndustriesBusinessIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsLocal governmentsLegislationKansasUnited StatesDodge CityKansas CityNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/637512e889e04764a9728fe7e6d071bbSat, 25 Oct 2014 14:40:24 GMTEbola: More calls for travel bans or quarantineshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00a077d125184a84a1147b467bfc3f10WASHINGTON (AP) — The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order.CONNIE CASSwHealthGovernment and politicsDisease outbreaksEpidemicsState governmentsTravel laws and regulationsMunicipal governmentsDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesGeneral newsPublic healthGovernment regulationsLocal governmentsWest AfricaUnited StatesGuineaMaliAfricaNew YorkNew York CityDallasNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/00a077d125184a84a1147b467bfc3f10Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:57:10 GMTChamber of Commerce staying away from Georgia racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f6a74f501314ae9a0ffdd4eb7d100d1WASHINGTON (AP) — The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of the Senate with one glaring omission — the tight Georgia Senate race.DONNA CASSATApGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsMid-term electionsLegislatureGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f6a74f501314ae9a0ffdd4eb7d100d1Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:53:51 GMT