FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Jul 2014 10:44:14 -0700More girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine YORK (AP) — The government is reporting an increase in teen U.S. girls getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine — but it's not much of a bump.aBusinessHealthImmunizationsHealth statisticsCancerSexually transmitted diseasesSexual and reproductive healthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsWomen's healthPublic healthDemographicsSocial affairs, 24 Jul 2014 17:08:22 GMTHouse advances lawsuit bill (AP) — House Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit that accuses President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHealth care reformElectionsUnited States General ElectionLegislationLegislaturePolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEventsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsGeneral elections, 24 Jul 2014 17:02:36 GMTGov: Senator in plagiarism row deserves respect, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says he didn't know that Sen. John Walsh had plagiarized parts of his master's thesis when he appointed the former National Guard general to the Senate earlier this year.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState governmentsPolitical resignationsLegislatureCampaignsVeteransArmed forcesInternational relationsMilitary and defenseElectionsMontanaUnited StatesNorth AmericaIraqHelenaMiddle EastArkansas, 24 Jul 2014 16:28:20 GMTAuthority wanted snow removal priority for NFL (AP) — Newly released documents show the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority wanted assurances that the National Football League would get priority plowing in the event of snowfall during Super Bowl week.aGeneral newsSportsProfessional footballFootballMinnesotaMinneapolisSt. PaulUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 16:22:16 GMTFox won't air men's retry of failed Knievel jump FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Fox Broadcasting officials say they will not televise two daredevils' efforts to jump southern Idaho's Snake River Canyon where Evel Knievel failed 40 years ago.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCanyonsEnvironment and natureTwin FallsIdahoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:38:40 GMTHamilton hoping to extend Mercedes contract, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton says he and Mercedes want to extend his contract beyond next year, although they have yet to hold formal talks about a new deal.PABLO GORONDIsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingHungaryEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 17:25:55 GMT2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground CHARLES, Va. (AP) — A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a campground Thursday, killing two people and injuring more than two dozen, officials said.aGeneral newsStormsWeatherHealthVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:15:42 GMTVarying health premium subsidies worry consumers (AP) — Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month.KELLI KENNEDYaBusinessGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsPersonal insurancePersonal financeEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsGovernment financeFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:39:00 GMTTop seed Cirstea falls, Svitolina advances in Baku, Azerbaijan (AP) — Top-seeded Sorana Cirstea of Romania took a 6-1, 6-1, 50-minute beating from Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland in the Baku Cup second round on Thursday.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsAzerbaijanBakuEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 16:27:53 GMTMother, daughter die after Philly food truck blast (AP) — A mother and teenage daughter have died of injuries they suffered in a fiery explosion inside their food truck earlier this month, authorities said Thursday.aGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 16:41:54 GMTOfficial: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed', Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali during a rainstorm, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed."AOMAR OUALIBRAHIMA OUEDRAOGOiBusinessGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashAccidentsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsAccidents and disastersTransportationEventsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLocal governmentsAlgeriaMaliBurkina FasoOuagadougouAlgiersFranceWest AfricaNorth AfricaAfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 16:56:56 GMTRicky Martin to be judge on 'The Voice ... Mexico' CITY (AP) — And the fourth and final judge for "The Voice ... Mexico" is: Ricky Martin.iGeneral newsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Jul 2014 16:44:26 GMTLondon critics fall for 'Shakespeare in Love' (AP) — A hit. A very palpable hit.JILL LAWLESSiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsPerforming artsEntertainmentUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEngland, 24 Jul 2014 17:25:04 GMTIraqis: Jihadis destroy ancient mosque in Mosul (AP) — Islamic extremist militants blew up a revered Muslim shrine traditionally said to be the burial place of the Prophet Jonah in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, on Thursday, residents of the city said.QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRASAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsIraqMiddle East, 24 Jul 2014 16:59:38 GMT2 hurt, $2M damage in South Tahoe hotel fire LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials at South Lake Tahoe are investigating the cause of a blaze that did more than $2 million damage to a two-story hotel on Ski Run Boulevard and sent two people to the hospital.tTravelLifestyleFiresAccidents and disastersGeneral newsSouth Lake TahoeCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 16:42:26 GMTBaldwin, LaBeouf share a role _ defendant_ in NYC YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf never ended up sharing a Broadway stage as planned last year, but real-life dramatics landed both of them Thursday in a distinctly less celebrated venue: Manhattan criminal courts.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCrimeCelebrityLaw and orderPerforming artsManhattanNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 16:57:25 GMTMorgan Stanley paying $275M to settle SEC charges (AP) — Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $275 million to settle U.S. civil charges that it misled investors about risky mortgage bonds it sold ahead of the 2008 financial crisis.wBusinessGeneral news, 24 Jul 2014 17:08:08 GMTBiden, in Ohio, urges infrastructure, job training (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that more investment in infrastructure and job training is needed to increase economic opportunities in the nation's cities.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsRace and ethnicityEconomyAfrican-AmericansHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsBusinessOhioCincinnatiUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:19:14 GMTUN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory's Hamas rulers.IBRAHIM BARZAKPETER ENAViGeneral newsWar and unrestInternational incidentsMilitant groupsTerritorial disputesBlockadesCease firesEvacuationsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsPalestinian territoriesIsraelCairoGaza StripMiddle EastUnited StatesEgyptNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 16:58:46 GMTMack Brown to serve as ABC studio analyst, Conn. (AP) — Former Texas coach Mack Brown will serve as a studio analyst for college football games on ABC.eArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentCollege footballFootballSports mediaCollege sportsBristolConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:01:46 GMTQualifier Cuevas upsets Seppi in Umag 2nd round, Croatia (AP) — Uruguay qualifier Pablo Cuevas upset sixth-seeded Andreas Seppi 6-3, 6-1 to make the Croatia Open quarterfinals on Thursday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisCroatiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 17:17:01 GMTRavens RB Rice receives 2-game suspension from NFL MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has received a two-game suspension from the NFL following his offseason arrest for domestic violence.sSportsSports transactionsSports governanceSports businessProfessional footballFootballMarylandBaltimoreUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:13:02 GMTVegas customs line set to shorten with new program VEGAS (AP) — Overseas visitors coming to Las Vegas could soon be spending less time in customs lines.tTravelLifestyleLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 16:43:41 GMTGM profit 2Q falls 85 pct. on recall costs (AP) — Recall expenses chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors' bottom line in the second quarter, as it added up the costs of repairs for nearly 30 million cars and set aside funds to compensate victims of small-car crashes.fBusinessAutomobile showsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsFinancial performanceAutomobilesLifestyleNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 16:29:57 GMTChicago authorities charge man in child's death (AP) — Chicago authorities have charged an 18-year-old in the slaying of an 11-year-old girl who was struck in the head by a stray bullet while at a sleepover last week.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:14:31 GMTSkydiver dies during WWII-style jump in Oklahoma, Okla. (AP) — A skydiver from central Illinois was killed earlier this week while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor World War II paratroopers, authorities said.aGeneral newsVeteransOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleOklahomaChampaignUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinois, 24 Jul 2014 17:09:49 GMTAs Iraq gets new president, car bomb kills 21 (AP) — Iraqi officials say a double car bombing in central Baghdad has killed 21 people and wounded 33, hours after lawmakers elected the country's new president.QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRASAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsImprovised explosivesIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 24 Jul 2014 17:31:02 GMTPolice: Bomb blast kills 1 at Nigerian bus station, Nigeria (AP) — Police say a bomb has ripped through a popular bus station in northern Nigeria, killing one person and injuring eight others.iGeneral newsBombingsTransportationWar and unrestNigeriaKanoWest AfricaAfrica, 24 Jul 2014 17:13:09 GMTJon Bon Jovi to be honored for humanitarian work (AP) — Rock star Jon Bon Jovi will be honored with an award named for an opera singer.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:39:22 GMTUkrainian prime minister announces resignation, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect the country's starkly changed political scene after the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych in February.DAVID McHUGHiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical resignationsNational governmentsElectionsLegislatureNational electionsUkraineCrimeaRussiaEuropeKievEastern Europe, 24 Jul 2014 17:21:48 GMTUS airlines to resume flights to Israel YORK (AP) — All three U.S. airlines serving Israel will resume flights there Thursday, following a two-day hiatus caused by combat in the Gaza Strip.aBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleAir travel disruptionsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTransportationIsraelTel AvivUnited StatesNewarkMiddle EastNorth AmericaNew Jersey, 24 Jul 2014 17:13:49 GMTOil train derails in Seattle rail yard; no spill (AP) — Nothing spilled when three tanker cars in an oil train from North Dakota derailed at a rail yard early Thursday, but it alarmed environmentalists.aBusinessGeneral newsEstuariesEnvironmental activismAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEnergy industryIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesWashingtonSeattleBellinghamPuget SoundUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:30:42 GMTProsecutor: Man wanted to bomb Harvard University HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Moroccan man made repeated statements about wanting to bomb Harvard University and Homeland Security offices in Hartford, Connecticut, a prosecutor said Thursday.aGeneral newsArrestsCrimeLaw and orderViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationUnited StatesConnecticutNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:38:16 GMTSenator: No arms to Iraq unless Congress gets info (AP) — An influential Democratic senator threatened Thursday to block U.S. arms sales to Iraq if Congress doesn't get an assessment of Iraqi forces and assurances the weapons won't fall into the hands of extremist militants.wGovernment and politicsLegislatureMilitary and defenseIraqUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 16:48:26 GMTArizona execution rekindles death penalty debate, Ariz. (AP) — The nation's third execution in six months to go awry rekindled the debate over the death penalty and handed potentially new evidence to those building a case against lethal injection as cruel and unusual punishment.aGeneral newsDeath penalty controversyViolent crimeCrimeCriminal punishmentLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 16:26:43 GMTGang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US ANGELES (AP) — Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsGangsImmigration policyImmigrationViolenceCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyGovernment and politicsHuman welfareUnited StatesCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaliforniaNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:37:24 GMTSwiss drug maker Roche posts 7 percent profit drop (AP) — Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG on Thursday posted a net profit drop of 7 percent compared with a year ago, weighed down by a strong Swiss franc and charges from one of its diagnostic units.JOHN HEILPRINiBusinessGeneral newsDrug-related crimeHealth care industryIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsCrimeSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 16:16:31 GMTMont. gov: Sen. in plagiarism row deserves respect, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Thursday he had no knowledge that Democratic Sen. John Walsh had plagiarized his master's thesis when he appointed the former lieutenant governor to the Senate in February.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState governmentsCampaignsArmed forcesLegislatureElectionsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesMontanaHelenaIraqNorth AmericaArkansasMiddle East, 24 Jul 2014 17:15:13 GMTUN chief condemns attack on UN school in Gaza NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is condemning a deadly attack on a U.N. school for Palestinian refugees in northern Gaza that killed many Palestinians who sought refuge there from Israeli shelling as well as U.N. staff.iGeneral newsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle East, 24 Jul 2014 16:34:16 GMT2 Texas football players charged with sex assault, Texas (AP) — Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month.JIM VERTUNOsSportsViolent crimeArrestsCollege footballWomen's sportsCrimeSex in societyFootballGeneral newsLaw and orderCollege sportsSocial issuesSocial affairsTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 16:38:25 GMTRangers promote RHP Nate Adcock after Soria trade YORK (AP) — The Texas Rangers have promoted right-handed reliever Nate Adcock from the minors, a day after trading closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers.sSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSportsSports businessBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 16:46:49 GMTUS pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya, Kenya (AP) — The Peace Corps is suspending its programs in Kenya because of security concerns and is pulling more than 50 volunteers out of the country until threat levels decrease, the Peace Corps and State Department said Thursday.JASON STRAZIUSOiGeneral newsVolunteerismEmbassiesGovernment programsMunicipal governmentsSocial affairsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsKenyaAfricaUnited StatesEast AfricaNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:05:23 GMTDunkin' pushing cashiers to 'upsell' in afternoons YORK (AP) — If an iced coffee from Dunkin' Donuts is part of your afternoon routine, expect a nudge to buy a cookie or doughnut you didn't plan on.fBusinessFood and drinkLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 16:21:53 GMTWal-Mart names new CEO of US discount division YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is replacing the chief of its U.S. discount stores in what could be an indication that it's losing confidence that its largest business unit will rebound after more than a year of disappointing results.fBusinessHoliday shoppingFinancial performanceCorporate newsCorporate managementPersonnelConsumer products and servicesIndustriesShoppingLifestyleHolidaysOccasionsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:25:42 GMTPope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to death (AP) — Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderItalyRomeSudanUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 16:16:42 GMTKiss, Usher, J.Lo to perform at Fashion Rocks YORK (AP) — Kiss, Usher and Jennifer Lopez will perform at the Fashion Rocks concert this fall.eArts and entertainmentLifestyleMusicFashionEntertainmentBeauty and fashionFashion showsCelebrityFashion designNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:16:43 GMTAir Algerie flight 'probably crashed' in Mali, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali during a rainstorm, officials said. France deployed fighter jets to search for wreckage and the country's president said the plane most likely crashed.AOMAR OUALIBRAHIMA OUEDRAOGOiBusinessGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashAccidentsMissing personsMunicipal governmentsGovernment and politicsAccidents and disastersTransportationEventsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLocal governmentsAlgeriaMaliBurkina FasoOuagadougouFranceWest AfricaAlgiersParisNorth AfricaAfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 17:39:41 GMTPlanes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash site which has been controlled by pro-Russian rebels.DMYTRO VLASOViGeneral newsInternational incidentsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestGovernment and politicsEventsUkraineNetherlandsAustraliaRussiaDonetskMalaysiaEastern EuropeEuropeWestern EuropeOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 24 Jul 2014 17:12:31 GMTIsrael swears in new president amid Gaza war (AP) — Israel's lawmakers on Thursday swore in Reuven Rivlin from the hard-line Likud party as the country's new president, replacing Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres who had promoted peace throughout his long political career but whose term ended as Israel is fighting a war against Hamas in Gaza.TIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestWar casualtiesPolitical scandalsCorporate managementCorporate newsBusinessPersonnelPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesWest BankIsraelGaza StripMiddle East, 24 Jul 2014 17:04:21 GMTAlaska tourist train halts runs after derailment, Alaska (AP) — Officials now say 19 people were seen for minor injuries when a tourist train derailed in southeast Alaska — an increase from the initial report of nine injuries.MARK THIESSENaGeneral newsRail travel disruptionsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTransportation safetyAlaskaUnited StatesNorth AmericaJuneauCanadaYukon, 24 Jul 2014 17:32:20 GMT