FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:30:20 -0700Christie: 3 questions drive decision on campaignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ae73f4b98be4bbb800665a5e5195980WASHINGTON (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says he hasn't decided yet whether he'll run for president.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ae73f4b98be4bbb800665a5e5195980Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:49:01 GMTProtesters heckle Hong Kong leader on National Dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ee08e70b33d4d429423812f4818f4faHONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters kept behind police barricades heckled Hong Kong's embattled leader on Wednesday when he attended a flag-raising ceremony on China's National Day.KELVIN CHANLOUISE WATTiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsChinaHong KongBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ee08e70b33d4d429423812f4818f4faWed, 01 Oct 2014 09:26:50 GMTPhilippines seizes 15 paintings from Marcos familyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8238b0f1ba044184ab8daad7bdfd4404MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An official says the Philippine government has seized 15 paintings from the former home of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, part of efforts to recover 156 artworks included in his alleged ill-gotten wealth.iGeneral newsPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8238b0f1ba044184ab8daad7bdfd4404Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:20:41 GMTWife of slain Los Angeles-area mayor releasedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae8d6c8fa86b47f9b2cdf27f5157bacbBELL GARDENS, Calif. (AP) — The wife suspected of shooting and killing the mayor of a Los Angeles County city has been released after hours of questioning, authorities said.aGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsViolent crimeCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae8d6c8fa86b47f9b2cdf27f5157bacbWed, 01 Oct 2014 09:25:55 GMTNew memorial arises at Jack Kerouac's gravesitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5c315cd748946968dc13609f369a909LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A new memorial has arisen near "On the Road" author Jack Kerouac's burial site.tTravelLifestyleLowellMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5c315cd748946968dc13609f369a909Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:26:22 GMTPhilippines won't send troops to unclear missionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3af4f1af5db24b4c930e39eac318f773MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president said Wednesday his government would no longer deploy peacekeepers in "impossible" missions like the Golan Heights, where Filipino forces were attacked by Syrian insurgents.JIM GOMEZiGeneral newsTroop deploymentsCivil warsMilitary and defenseWar and unrestArmed forcesGovernment and politicsPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3af4f1af5db24b4c930e39eac318f773Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:40:54 GMTJapan's Shinkansen bullet train turns 50http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83bbe40384374469aec1ba46fd626509TOKYO (AP) — It was, retired Japanese railway engineer Fumihiro Araki recalls, "like flying in the sky."EMILY WANGKEN MORITSUGUiGeneral newsWorld War IIEventsJapanTokyoOsakaEast AsiaEuropeUnited StatesAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83bbe40384374469aec1ba46fd626509Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:10:31 GMTGLAAD study: Gay depictions increase on TVhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f69bdc4d13ef45219680360e420f5421LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television has increased and improved its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday.LYNN ELBERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentGays and lesbiansGender issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f69bdc4d13ef45219680360e420f5421Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:31:01 GMTJeter launches site to connect athletes to fanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/018b80b57e40453387cecdbde81b86ecNEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter was one of the world's most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he's joining media with a new website devoted to delivering athletes' "unfiltered" views to the fans.NEKESA MUMBI MOODYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSportsCelebrityEntertainmentSports mediaNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/018b80b57e40453387cecdbde81b86ecWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:55:45 GMTUN: At least 1,119 Iraqis killed in Septemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e62f65ea4364211bcf46c57162e2ec3BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations said Wednesday that at least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September but that the real figure was likely much higher since the reported death toll did not include killings in areas controlled by the Islamic State group.SINAN SALAHEDDINiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestBombingsTerrorismBaghdadIraqUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e62f65ea4364211bcf46c57162e2ec3Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:43:51 GMTSpanish rescued after 12 days trapped in Peru cavehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05e21c9d37c64cb0a9190df3578cfe5cLEIMEBAMBA, Peru (AP) — A Spanish speleologist has been rescued in Peru after spending 12 days trapped about 400 meters (1,300 feet) underground in a cave in Peru's remote Amazon region.MAURICIO MUNOZiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsCavesEnvironment and naturePeruSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05e21c9d37c64cb0a9190df3578cfe5cWed, 01 Oct 2014 09:28:36 GMTJudge to sentence man in tree-lighting terror plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3119cde69a194e41a55efc1c239dfb7aPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man convicted last year of trying to bomb Portland's downtown square during a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3119cde69a194e41a55efc1c239dfb7aWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:00:13 GMTFormer NATO chief opens strategic consultancyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23fb78ecbb2a4cf1b8079f8605ca72eaHELSINKI (AP) — Ex-NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen is opening a consultancy in Denmark to give strategic advice to governments, organizations and corporations.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23fb78ecbb2a4cf1b8079f8605ca72eaWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:10:05 GMTWorld's 1st bullet train, made in Japan, turns 50http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dec61583110d446e8b24c7d4d99738a8TOKYO (AP) — It was, retired Japanese railway engineer Fumihiro Araki recalls, "like flying in the sky."EMILY WANGKEN MORITSUGUhtGeneral newsTechnologyWorld War IIEventsJapanTokyoOsakaEast AsiaEuropeUnited StatesAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dec61583110d446e8b24c7d4d99738a8Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:31:44 GMTAt Paris show, carmakers look to better timeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/945e81c69cb3459f934be7b143938f72PARIS (AP) — European carmakers are hoping to impress with new models at this week's Paris Motor Show and prove they have come out stronger from years of economic trouble and cost-cutting.GREG KELLERiBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleAutomobile showsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAutomobilesFranceParisEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/945e81c69cb3459f934be7b143938f72Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:06:50 GMTIreland unit seeking secret IRA graves finds bodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e45a3c7ba0340c3be1e851519742924DUBLIN (AP) — Forensic experts searching for the long-hidden graves of Irish Republican Army victims say they have found the remains of a body during a month-long search of bogland.iGeneral newsDublinIrelandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1e45a3c7ba0340c3be1e851519742924Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:34:24 GMTPennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun traininghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97c65ecaab7c4116b9a62425a8096081CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper was accidentally shot during a gun training exercise at a safety facility and later died.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/97c65ecaab7c4116b9a62425a8096081Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:51:20 GMTGlobal stocks mixed after Wall Street declinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98ca7e4a156c4e97a6d6be12a2e07a4eBANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street slid and Hong Kong braced for bigger pro-democracy protests.JOE McDONALDfBusinessManufacturing sector performanceCurrency marketsEconomyProtests and demonstrationsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsPolitical and civil unrestGeneral newsHong KongJapanThailandEast AsiaSoutheast AsiaUnited StatesChinaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/98ca7e4a156c4e97a6d6be12a2e07a4eWed, 01 Oct 2014 09:51:21 GMT7 arrested in Greece in migrant smuggling ringhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53025fea497b4e54a37fe5bc4a63e1e2THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they have arrested seven people, including an airline pilot and a ground crew staff member, on suspicion of participating in a ring smuggling migrants onto flights from Thessaloniki to other EU countries.iGeneral newsSmugglingArrestsCounterfeiting and forgeryCrimeLaw and orderGreeceThessalonikiCyprusWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53025fea497b4e54a37fe5bc4a63e1e2Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:45:56 GMTUkraine rebels close in on Donetsk airporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b6b234f346847aab1a19a2c4ce8bfb1DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Rebels in eastern Ukraine appeared to be successfully closing in on the government-held airport in Donetsk Wednesday, a strategic victory for the pro-Russian separatists that further undermines a shaky cease-fire in the region.DARKO VOJINOVICiGeneral newsWar and unrestUkraineKievMoscowDonetskEastern EuropeEuropeRussiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b6b234f346847aab1a19a2c4ce8bfb1Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:17:55 GMTPakistan lawyer: British man on death row attackedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22b15e2c86c44376b9ab56fd71562911ISLAMABAD (AP) — A lawyer for a mentally-ill British man on death row in Pakistan has asked authorities to keep his client in hospital after he was wounded by a prison guard.iGeneral newsCrimePakistanIslamabadSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22b15e2c86c44376b9ab56fd71562911Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:48:36 GMTPro-democracy protesters vow to occupy government buildings if Hong Kong leader doesn't resignhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b8954f532ff4df999fd4734ef33797aHONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters vow to occupy government buildings if Hong Kong leader doesn't resign.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical resignationsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b8954f532ff4df999fd4734ef33797aWed, 01 Oct 2014 10:05:21 GMTGeneral Mills plans to cut about 700 to 800 jobshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30dac9c07c5145b9853f4072690088f4NEW YORK (AP) — General Mills plans to cut approximately 700 to 800 jobs, the second time it's trimmed its work force in a month, as the food company adjusts for a shift by U.S. consumers away from boxed or frozen meals.fBusinessLayoffsPersonnelNew YorkUnited StatesLodiNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30dac9c07c5145b9853f4072690088f4Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:33:04 GMTUK's Cameron promises tax cuts, EU battlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daf6b65eea70422195727923423146afLONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised a tough stance on Europe and tax cuts for millions in a speech designed to rally the Conservative faithful and sway other voters ahead of a national election next year.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsConservatismGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessNational governmentsUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/daf6b65eea70422195727923423146afWed, 01 Oct 2014 12:11:12 GMTSyrian official: 17 people killed, including 10 children, in car bombs near Homs schoolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff1bc667ab44144af6a1c45eb54c389DAMASCUS (AP) — Syrian official: 17 people killed, including 10 children, in car bombs near Homs school.iGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ff1bc667ab44144af6a1c45eb54c389Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:51:35 GMT10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73988999e5d2435a8c33f327dc60b99dYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newsUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73988999e5d2435a8c33f327dc60b99dWed, 01 Oct 2014 09:55:54 GMTBodies found on Japan volcano, raising toll to 48http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55f7b2a188864803ae72b9025823634eOTAKI, Japan (AP) — One body recovered near the volcano's summit was in a squatting position and had to be dug out of a thick layer of ash. Another was caught between huge boulders bigger than large refrigerators. Police who recovered a dozen bodies on Wednesday portrayed a painful scene of death around the summit where hikers enjoying a weekend autumn hike were caught by the mountain's surprise eruption.EMILY WANGiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsVolcanoesOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnvironment and natureJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/55f7b2a188864803ae72b9025823634eWed, 01 Oct 2014 10:12:59 GMTNATO gets new chief_one Putin may approve ofhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c9b47e193c409d8fee97aad558b6d1BRUSSELS (AP) — At a time of daunting geopolitical crises, NATO is undergoing its own version of regime change, with the arrival of a new chief official who has the blessing, at least temporarily, of one of the West's biggest adversaries: Russian President Vladimir Putin.JOHN-THOR DAHLBURGiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureClimateRussiaNorwayMoscowEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5c9b47e193c409d8fee97aad558b6d1Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:23:29 GMTGermany reports Eurofighter manufacturing faulthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/874c3ee0c3e34a44ac2fab21a725d2d3LONDON (AP) — The joint venture making the Eurofighter plane said Wednesday that it was managing a problem discovered with the fuselage after Germany's military suspended deliveries of the plane.DANICA KIRKAGEIR MOULSONiBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesGovernment and politicsGermanyUnited KingdomEuropeSaudi ArabiaWestern EuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/874c3ee0c3e34a44ac2fab21a725d2d3Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:07:55 GMTFire damages several buildings in Atlantic Cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8951a29eb9b48239d1dc8bcd25b3627ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A wind-blown multi-alarm fire has damaged several buildings in Atlantic City just steps from the resort's boardwalk, and officials say two buildings have partially collapsed, but no injuries have been reported.aGeneral newsFiresProperty damageAccidents and disastersAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8951a29eb9b48239d1dc8bcd25b3627Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:17:06 GMTProtesters to HK boss: Quit or we occupy buildingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7deee36dc524789a3f3ae0519d346b6HONG KONG (AP) — Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong warned Wednesday that if the territory's leader doesn't resign by the end of Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings.JOANNA CHIUKELVIN CHANiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsInternational incidentsLabor issuesGovernment and politicsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesChinaHong KongBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7deee36dc524789a3f3ae0519d346b6Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:46:48 GMTChrysler's US sales jump 19 percent in Septemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61031e133c1b4d929045809b73f5889fDETROIT (AP) — Chrysler Group says its U.S. sales rose 19 percent in September thanks to strong demand for the new Jeep Cherokee SUV and the Ram pickup.aBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61031e133c1b4d929045809b73f5889fWed, 01 Oct 2014 12:01:03 GMTOfficial: School blasts kill 17, including 10 kidshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/838ca8af639d4541a95a33a3f3bd412eDAMASCUS (AP) — A Syrian official says 17 people, including 10 children, have been killed in twin explosions near a school in the central city of Homs.ALBERT AJIiGeneral newsSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/838ca8af639d4541a95a33a3f3bd412eWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:02:16 GMTMcIlroy backing Clarke for next European captainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b85bfa38b6e848ea9fe16871473020a1ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Rory McIlroy is backing Darren Clarke as the next Ryder Cup captain for Europe.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b85bfa38b6e848ea9fe16871473020a1Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:43:57 GMTUK drops terrorism case for ex-Guantanamo inmatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b1cee650ad0416a95209b56f6589e87LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors have dropped terrorism charges against a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who is a high-profile advocate for the rights of terror suspects.iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestUnited KingdomCubaWestern EuropeEuropeCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b1cee650ad0416a95209b56f6589e87Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:42:58 GMTFrance's Socialists detail hefty spending cutshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e750c88969b48c0b6327a748e0cc23cPARIS (AP) — France's Socialist government has detailed a 21 billion-euro ($26.5 billion) cost-cutting plan, the biggest in the country's modern history, saying it will focus on trimming welfare benefits.SYLVIE CORBETiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment welfare systemsGovernment and politicsEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment financeNational governmentsFranceEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4e750c88969b48c0b6327a748e0cc23cWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:51:05 GMT3 soldiers charged in Mexico army killing of 22http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0de6942dff5496b8db9b256204d64c1MEXICO CITY (AP) — Months after the Mexican army said it had killed 22 suspected gang members in a fierce shootout, three soldiers are being charged with homicide.MARK STEVENSONiGeneral newsCriminal investigationsWar and unrestCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderGovernment and politicsMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0de6942dff5496b8db9b256204d64c1Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:15:27 GMTReports: Blasts in central Syria cause casualtieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0531a0c925ff43ccbfe261637cbcec93BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say two explosions have struck near a school in the central city of Homs, causing casualties, including among children.iGeneral newsWar and unrestImprovised explosivesAccidents and disastersSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0531a0c925ff43ccbfe261637cbcec93Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:26:37 GMTTimeline for first case of Ebola diagnosed in UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce0a02bb32044a93ad1b517df20ffab1The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States traveled from Liberia, federal health officials said. The unidentified man, who flew into Dallas, is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital:The Associated PressaHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce0a02bb32044a93ad1b517df20ffab1Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:50:09 GMTNew Polish premier wants more US military presencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/136c29ee3b844d9d94958ffd0f7765f8WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's new prime minister says she will seek a greater U.S. military presence in Poland because the conflict in neighboring Ukraine has made Poland's security and the U.S.-Polish relationship even more important.MONIKA SCISLOWSKAiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolandCrimeaEuropeUkraineRussiaUnited StatesEastern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/136c29ee3b844d9d94958ffd0f7765f8Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:36:10 GMTReport: 5 Spanish soldiers face trial for torturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7764bb83807546198afa111d7bb2f140MADRID (AP) — Spain's El Pais newspaper says five soldiers who served in Iraq face trial on charges of torture for brutally beating two Iraqi prisoners.iGeneral newsActs of tortureMilitary legal affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSpainMadridIraqWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7764bb83807546198afa111d7bb2f140Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:28:43 GMTMcIlroy ready to get back to workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/815052100a464245a0e752c144ac026cST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The photo went viral on Twitter, Rory McIlroy wearing a mini-kilt and red wig and nothing else as Europe celebrated another Ryder Cup victory.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfRyder CupMen's sportsGolfEventsEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/815052100a464245a0e752c144ac026cWed, 01 Oct 2014 11:48:50 GMTKaradzic closing his defense in UN genocide trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7e8c76e5c34412a8ad6ab1777dc6270THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic insisted Wednesday that United Nations prosecutors do not have "a shred of evidence" linking him to atrocities throughout the Bosnian war, and accused them of putting the entire Serb people on trial.MIKE CORDERiGeneral newsBosnian WarWar crimesLegal proceedingsGenocidesInternational lawYugoslav WarsEventsLaw and orderWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsBosnia and HerzegovinaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7e8c76e5c34412a8ad6ab1777dc6270Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:56:19 GMTNY's Central Park Zoo getting 2 grizzly bearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eca14b97ed4b4ff1a20c42a9e58853ecNEW YORK (AP) — Grizzly bears Betty and Veronica are moving into a new home.tTravelLifestyleAnimalsBearsZoological parksMammalsRecreation and leisureNew York CityManhattanBronxNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eca14b97ed4b4ff1a20c42a9e58853ecWed, 01 Oct 2014 12:27:53 GMTFla officer on leave after using stun gun on womanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66f40087ea934429b9a67910659e1563TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police officer has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal affairs investigation after he fired a stun gun into a 62-year-old woman's back during an arrest in a Tallahassee neighborhood, police said.aGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeTallahasseeFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66f40087ea934429b9a67910659e1563Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:55:12 GMTAPNewsBreak: Nazi hunter pushes for new probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66d9c53437f849cab8f069ad7edd5b86BERLIN (AP) — The Simon Wiesenthal Center has identified dozens of former members of Nazi mobile death squads who might still be alive, and is pushing the German government for an investigation, The Associated Press has learned.DAVID RISINGiGeneral newsViolent crimeNazismCrimeThe HolocaustGovernment and politicsEventsGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66d9c53437f849cab8f069ad7edd5b86Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:01:15 GMTBomb explodes outside Spanish town hallhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faecc20a77da4043bfcec711dc467a88MADRID (AP) — Spain's Interior Ministry is blaming an outlawed separatist group for a bomb explosion outside a town hall in the northwestern region of Galicia.iGeneral newsBombingsSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/faecc20a77da4043bfcec711dc467a88Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:10:51 GMTIslamic militants behead captured Kurds in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a84aa2077d94dfbb2205bbe1549793cBEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Islamic State militants have beheaded nine Kurdish fighters, including three women, captured in clashes near the Syria-Turkey border.iGeneral newsTerritorial disputesMilitant groupsWar and unrestSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a84aa2077d94dfbb2205bbe1549793cWed, 01 Oct 2014 09:39:26 GMTSteinem: Domestic violence discussion a positivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f917164cbe78472f877994db52de5319LOS ANGELES (AP) — Feminism pioneer Gloria Steinem says that if anything good has come from the NFL's domestic violence scandal, it's that we're actually talking about domestic violence.SANDY COHENaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSportsCelebrityEntertainmentViolenceCorruption in sportsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f917164cbe78472f877994db52de5319Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:52:52 GMTTaiwan throws support behind HK democracy demandshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b271e45ff3746c186c3ac57cf105737BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan, an island that China's ruling Communist Party has long sought to bring into its fold under the same "one country, two systems" arrangement it has for Hong Kong, has thrown its support behind Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement.DIDI TANGiGeneral newsDemocracyGovernment and politicsNationalismHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsChinaHong KongTaiwanEast AsiaBeijingGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b271e45ff3746c186c3ac57cf105737Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:55:49 GMT