FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Jul 2014 11:22:21 -0700Embattled grocery chain weighs proposal to buy it BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — Board members of the beleaguered Market Basket grocery store chain say they will "seriously consider" a proposal from its fired chief executive to buy the company as the chain faces a workers' revolt that has paralyzed the stores.DENISE LAVOIEaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate managementConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCorporate newsPersonnelProtests and demonstrationsBoycottsLabor issuesRebellions and uprisingsPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestMassachusettsMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 18:19:10 GMTTaiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad, Taiwan (AP) — The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.JOHNSON LAICHRISTOPHER BODEENiGeneral newsAccidentsFiresSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersTransportationTaiwanEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 25 Jul 2014 17:04:58 GMTNew photos show wandering wolf OR-7 has 3 pups PASS, Ore. (AP) — New photos show that Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, has at least three pups that he and a mate are raising in the Cascade Range of southern Oregon.aGeneral newsAnimalsWolvesMammalsGrants PassOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 18:07:23 GMTBusiness events scheduled for the coming month, Aug. 1The Associated PressfBusinessLabor economyEconomyConstruction sector performanceHome salesInternational tradeLeading economic indicatorsProducts and servicesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesReal estateFinancial performanceProfessional servicesIndustrial products and servicesUnemployment insuranceGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsFinancial servicesGermanyEuropeWestern Europe, 25 Jul 2014 17:50:25 GMTStates' use of execution drugs varies widely prolonged execution of an Arizona death row inmate with a new, two-drug combo has highlighted the patchwork quilt approach that states now take with lethal drugs, with types, combinations and dosages varying widely. A question and answer look at how the disparity came about and why, following more than three decades in which all death penalty states used the exact same three-drug mixture.The Associated PressaGeneral newsDeath penalty controversySocial issuesSocial affairsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainment, 25 Jul 2014 17:47:41 GMTVisa, Amazon pull stock market lower YORK (AP) — Disappointing results at Visa and Amazon dragged on the stock market Friday, and put two major indexes on course for a weekly loss.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock marketsFinancial marketsUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:43:20 GMTJudge drops 1 of 5 defendants from 9/11 Gitmo case (AP) — A military judge has ruled that one of five prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay naval base charged in the Sept. 11 attack should be tried separately from his co-defendants.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsMilitary legal affairsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsCubaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbean, 25 Jul 2014 18:16:05 GMTUS Sen. Joe Manchin sued by brother over loan, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is being sued by one of his brothers, who says the West Virginia Democrat and another brother never repaid a $1.7 million loan intended to keep the family's carpet business afloat.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFairmontWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:17:00 GMTVenezuela official seeks immunity in Aruba ruling JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A judge in Aruba is expected to rule today whether the highest-ranking Venezuelan official ever arrested on a U.S. warrant will remain in jail pending an extradition request.iGeneral newsDrug-related crimeArrestsCrimeLaw and orderVenezuelaArubaCaribbeanPuerto RicoUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:39:50 GMTJordan shoots down 'aerial target' near Syria, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's air force shot down an "aerial target" near the Syrian border on Friday, a Jordanian military official said. Eyewitnesses said the object was a drone.OMAR AKOURiGeneral newsInternational incidentsMilitary facilitiesWar casualtiesMilitant groupsWar and unrestCivil warsArmed forcesGovernment and politicsPolitical activismMilitary and defensePolitical issuesAmmanSyriaJordanMiddle East, 25 Jul 2014 17:32:15 GMTHezbollah leader vows to support Gazans (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group vowed on Friday to support Palestinian militants battling Israeli troops in Gaza, even as his own fighters are bogged down in the war in neighboring Syria.ZEINA KARAMiGeneral newsMilitant groupsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelBeirutSyriaGaza StripMiddle EastLebanon, 25 Jul 2014 17:22:47 GMTLyft says it's starting New York City service, N.Y. (AP) — The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft planned to start limited service in New York City on Friday night after reaching agreement with officials to resolve regulatory issues that prompted a lawsuit by the state.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:33:03 GMT5 killed in West Bank, amid new Gaza truce efforts (AP) — The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as Israel's 18-day military operation in the Gaza Strip fueled unrest in the West Bank, where five Palestinians were killed in protests.KARIN LAUBIAN DEITCHiGeneral newsInternational incidentsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsInternational relationsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesWest BankJerusalemIsraelCairoGaza StripHebronNablusMiddle EastUnited StatesEgyptNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:15:28 GMTFox's Jarrett pleads guilty to disorderly conduct (AP) — A Fox News weekend anchor pleaded guilty Friday to disorderly conduct following after a May arrest at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in which a police video showed he struggled with officers.aGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsArrestsNews mediaLaw and orderMediaMinneapolisMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:46:35 GMTGunmen kill 2 senior officers in Egypt's Sinai, Egypt (AP) — Gunmen shot and killed two senior Egyptian officers in the country's volatile Sinai Peninsula where the military has been trying to quell a spreading insurgency by Islamic militants, a security official said.ASHRAF SWEILAMiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsEgyptIsraelMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 Jul 2014 17:43:09 GMTToddler crashes Jeep, runs home to watch cartoons CREEK, Ore. (AP) — Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.aGeneral newsOddities, 25 Jul 2014 17:29:00 GMTFast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands (AP) — Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers will discuss the future of the effort that has spread to dozens of cities in less than two years.aBusinessGeneral newsFamily financesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesPersonal financeLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 18:16:26 GMTArchdiocese: No confirmation of Philly papal visit (AP) — There is still no confirmation that Pope Francis will attend a major gathering of the world's Roman Catholics next year in Philadelphia, the archdiocese said Friday in response to a report that the archbishop had said Francis would come.aGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsPhiladelphiaUnited StatesPennsylvaniaNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:44:22 GMTFamily seeks federal probe of police custody death YORK (AP) — Family members of a man who died in police custody, the Rev. Al Sharpton and others met with federal prosecutors Friday to press for an investigation into the death.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimeArrestsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsBrooklynUnited StatesNew York CityNew YorkNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:50:17 GMTOfficial: Hospital gunman intended to kill others, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a psychiatric patient had dozens of bullets on hand when he killed his caseworker and intended to kill more people at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeGun politicsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesPennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 18:14:02 GMTVa. Gov.: Blessing more didn't die in tornado CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Speaking a few dozen yards away from where two people were killed in a tornado that swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday it's a blessing more people didn't die in the storm given the short notice that campers had to seek shelter.aGeneral newsWeatherTornadoesNatural disastersStormsState governmentsAccidents and disastersGovernment and politicsHobbiesRecreation and leisureLifestyleOutdoor recreationVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:51:43 GMTCarjacked vehicle hits crowd, killing 2 kids (AP) — Two men forced a woman into the backseat of her car at gunpoint and drove it into a group of people on a corner in Philadelphia on Friday, killing two children and critically injuring three other people, police said.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:47:10 GMTHouse to Obama: No troops to Iraq without our OK (AP) — The House overwhelmingly passed a resolution Friday that would bar President Barack Obama from sending forces to Iraq in a "sustained combat role" without congressional approval, a bill with greater symbolic than legal effect.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTroop deploymentsSeparation of powersLegislatureWar and unrestPolitical issuesUnited StatesIraqNorth AmericaMiddle East, 25 Jul 2014 18:17:51 GMTZimmerman says he'll appeal NBC lawsuit dismissal, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman has filed a notice to appeal the dismissal of his defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal and three reporters.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCommunity and neighborhood groupsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial groups and organizationsSocial affairsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 18:17:22 GMTIn Gaza, pediatrics wing crowded with war wounded CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The pediatrics wing of the largest hospital in the Gaza Strip is filled with the youngest victims of more than two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting.KHALIL HAMRAiGeneral newsWar and unrestTerritorial disputesPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle East, 25 Jul 2014 18:16:31 GMTEarthquakes occur in 3 parts of Alaska, Alaska (AP) — Seismologists in Alaska say earthquakes have jolted three different parts of the state.aGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersAlaskaJuneauUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:49:51 GMTTurkish high-speed rail opens between main cities, Turkey (AP) — Turkey inaugurated a high-speed rail service Friday linking Ankara to Istanbul which will cut travel time between the country's main two cities by half. The launch suffered a mishap however, with a technical fault causing the train to stop for 15 minutes until it was repaired.tTravelLifestyleTurkeyIstanbulAnkaraMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 18:06:21 GMTUS rig count down 4 to 1,871 (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by four this week to 1,871.aGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessUnited StatesHoustonTexasNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:49:25 GMTNational outdoor art show to hit billboards YORK (AP) — Famous artwork is about to hit America's streets and public places.tTravelLifestyleVisual artsArts and entertainmentFairs and festivalsRecreation and leisureNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 18:17:08 GMTIsrael media: Israel's security cabinet unanimously rejects Kerry's proposal for Gaza truce (AP) — Israel media: Israel's security cabinet unanimously rejects Kerry's proposal for Gaza truce.iGeneral newsMediaIsraelMiddle East, 25 Jul 2014 18:08:30 GMTDallas County official charged with taking bribes (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a longtime Dallas County commissioner with accepting nearly $1 million in bribes in exchange for providing insider information and voting in favor of certain projects.aGeneral newsBribery, graft and conflicts of interestCrimeTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:20:26 GMTR&A allows postal vote on admitting women members ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The Royal & Ancient Golf Club will hold a postal vote on whether to admit women members for the first time.sSportsWomen's sportsWomen's golfGolfScotlandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 17:12:33 GMTEx-Nevada lawmaker sentenced in California, Calif. (AP) — A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has been ordered to two years and eight months in prison, but a judge says he's already fulfilled his sentence.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState legislatureCrimeLegislatureState governmentsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNevadaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:51:35 GMTFeds probe Dodge Charger alternator complaints (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints about engine stalling and alternator failures in Dodge Charger sedans.aBusinessGeneral news, 25 Jul 2014 17:38:07 GMTRadar captures mayfly swarm on Mississippi River (AP) — Mayflies have begun hatching in the Mississippi River, emerging from the water in swarms that show up on radar like thunderstorms, coat roads and other surfaces and leave behind a slimy mess.aGeneral newsMississippi RiverWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:57:17 GMTHearing set in Bourbon Street fatal shooting ORLEANS (AP) — A magistrate judge has refused to move up a preliminary hearing for the only suspect in a deadly shooting on Bourbon Street in New Orleans.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 18:07:46 GMTAfghan Taliban leader warns against pact with US, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban's reclusive leader is warning that a bilateral security pact allowing foreign troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year will mean more fighting.iGeneral newsAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 25 Jul 2014 17:52:26 GMTFamilies urge resumption of adoptions from Congo the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to lift a suspension that has stalled efforts to adopt children from his troubled country for the past 10 months.DAVID CRARYaGeneral newsLifestyleParentingRelationshipsGovernment and politicsLegislatureHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFamily issuesDemocratic Republic of the CongoUnited StatesAfricaCentral AfricaNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:24:14 GMTLufthansa, Air France to resume Tel Aviv flights (AP) — Air France and Germany's two biggest airlines decided Friday to resume flights to Tel Aviv after canceling operations for several days over safety concerns.tTravelLifestyleAir travel disruptionsTransportationGeneral newsGermanyIsraelEuropeTel AvivWestern EuropeMiddle East, 25 Jul 2014 18:07:12 GMTNigeria beefs up security ahead of Ramadan feast, Nigeria (AP) — As Nigeria's insurgency becomes more violent, political and far-reaching, Nigerian forces are increasing security ahead Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim celebration marking the end of Ramadan, according to Emmanuel Okeh, a spokesman for the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.GODWIN ISENYOHEATHER MURDOCKiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsIslamTransportationGovernment and politicsReligionSocial affairsNigeriaAbujaKanoWest AfricaAfrica, 25 Jul 2014 17:44:30 GMTNavardauskas wins Stage 19 of Tour de France, France (AP) — Ramunas Navardauskas of Lithuania led a late breakaway in a downpour to win the 19th Stage of the Tour de France on Friday after hitching a ride with his Garmin-Sharp teammates.JAMEY KEATENsSportsTour de FranceCyclingRoad cyclingEventsFranceLithuaniaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 25 Jul 2014 17:28:20 GMTAmazon worker piloted drone around Space Needle (AP) — Police say an out-of-town Amazon employee was the operator behind a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week.tTravelLifestyleDrone surveillance and warfareDrone aircraftGeneral newsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 18:05:26 GMTUS to evaluate Impala air bag performance (AP) — The U.S. government's highway safety agency is checking into a complaint that some Chevrolet Impala front passenger air bags may not inflate in a crash.TOM KRISHERfBusinessProducts and servicesCorporate news, 25 Jul 2014 17:35:41 GMTW.Va. board suspends clinic operator's license, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia board Friday suspended the license of the operator of a pain management clinic where investigators found syringes were being reused. It was the second disciplinary action involving the doctor's license within a decade.aGeneral newsDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessNeurological disordersHealthInfectious diseasesWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:32:31 GMTAP names new enterprise editor for western US (AP) — Raghu Vadarevu, an editor on The Associated Press' West Desk, has been promoted to West assistant editor for enterprise.aBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessNewspapersJournalismNews mediaMediaPhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 18:01:58 GMT2 teens plead guilty in Oregon torture case, Ore. (AP) — Two of the four Portland teenagers accused of shooting a fellow high school student with a BB gun and carving a swastika into his forehead entered guilty pleas and have been sentenced to the custody of the Oregon Youth Authority.aGeneral newsJuvenile crimeActs of tortureLegal proceedingsKidnappingCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:20:55 GMTSurvey: Teens experimenting with HGH on the rise (AP) — Michael Guerreri wanted to try human growth hormones so he could look like a pro wrestler. Joe Badalanato hoped HGH would help him become a better football player. James O'Brien figured the drug would improve his fastball.ROB MAADDIaHealthSportsDopingHigh school sportsEntertainment wrestlingWrestlingPhiladelphiaNew JerseyPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 18:14:18 GMTBigger Russian artillery moving into Ukraine soon (AP) — The movement of Russian heavy caliber artillery systems across the border into Ukraine is "imminent", the Pentagon said Friday, saying Russia is escalating the military action there.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestMilitary and defenseUkraineRussiaRostov-on-DonUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 18:00:36 GMTAP NewsAlert (AP) — Police say carjacked vehicle hits crowd in Philadelphia, killing 2 children.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:28:48 GMTJudge says Texas man should be exonerated in rape (AP) — A Dallas man who prosecutors say did not commit a 1990 rape for which he served 12 years in prison should be exonerated based on recent DNA testing he did not request, a judge recommended Friday.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeForensicsCrimeLaw and orderTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 17:02:47 GMT