FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:06:49 -0700Fedora: No. 23 UNC suspends 4 players for openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74b5416e312548dabe6635084c1ffa05CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.AARON BEARDsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74b5416e312548dabe6635084c1ffa05Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:05:14 GMTFBI investigating reports of attacks on US bankshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/176d9b7760a64047897a8cbe77ccf701NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCriminal investigationsFinancial servicesLaw and orderCrimeIndustriesUnited StatesNew York CityRussiaNorth AmericaNew YorkEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/176d9b7760a64047897a8cbe77ccf701Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:57:52 GMTUSC's Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7087c42dc52047a1812608afbac219c0LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.GREG BEACHAMaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballAthlete injuriesCollege sportsFootballEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationAthlete healthLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7087c42dc52047a1812608afbac219c0Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:56:08 GMTAustralia, Malaysia reach search cost-sharing dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8953cc4ca0c4edcac543637cc668204CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Malaysia's transport minister says an investigation into how a Malaysian airliner came to crash into the Indian Ocean far off course cannot go further until wreckage and its black boxes are found.iGeneral newsInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAustraliaMalaysiaOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8953cc4ca0c4edcac543637cc668204Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:29:33 GMTMarket Basket: Ex-CEO Arthur T. Demoulas to regain control of supermarket chainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3d0de058c90416db853f87e9cb0fed9TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — Market Basket: Ex-CEO Arthur T. Demoulas to regain control of supermarket chain .aGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3d0de058c90416db853f87e9cb0fed9Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:40:26 GMTPediatric nurse charged with molesting 2-month-oldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2b6a17961dd4b1b8948c579d5c9c529SAN DIEGO (AP) — A pediatric nurse in Southern California has been charged with molesting his 2-month-old foster child, and investigators are asking for the public's help to find other possible victims.aGeneral newsCrimeCrimes against childrenSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2b6a17961dd4b1b8948c579d5c9c529Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:00:16 GMTCowabunga! Storm sends big waves to Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7a4843f00624131ad99ee05925466b7NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town while drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning, 20-foot waves as crowds of spectators lined the shore.GILLIAN FLACCUSaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsCoastlines and beachesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaLos AngelesPacific OceanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7a4843f00624131ad99ee05925466b7Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:02:22 GMTFuld's homer in 9th lifts A's over Astros 5-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75222b47008f4721ae740dda51001055HOUSTON (AP) — Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsAthlete healthTexasHoustonOaklandUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75222b47008f4721ae740dda51001055Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:15:22 GMTTim Hortons a big part of Canadian identityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12dbffaabe5942839a91cbe821204a82TORONTO (AP) — Few things unite Canadians the way Tim Hortons does. For half a century, they have warmed themselves on chilly mornings with the chain's coffee and Timbits — or doughnut holes to Americans.ROB GILLIESiBusinessGeneral newsHockeyProfessional hockeySportsMen's hockeyMen's sportsGovernment and politicsOntarioCanadaTorontoNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12dbffaabe5942839a91cbe821204a82Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:17:39 GMTUS checking report of 2nd American killed in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b4e4f5815aa4ed49c9d387fd048de35WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is trying to determine if a second American fighting with the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria.BRADLEY KLAPPERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b4e4f5815aa4ed49c9d387fd048de35Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:37:30 GMTJudge denies restraining order in immigration casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be58e08bac046aeb18cf6abe0d10c1aBROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas denied Wednesday a conservative activist's request for an emergency stay to stop the government from transporting immigrants who entered the country illegally in South Texas to other states or releasing them on their own recognizance.CHRISTOPHER SHERMANaGeneral newsImmigrationState governmentsNational courtsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesBrownsvilleTexasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be58e08bac046aeb18cf6abe0d10c1aThu, 28 Aug 2014 01:47:17 GMTMan arraigned in wife's death; kids still missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb239f6fc1bb4c36b210197d4c047719DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man was arraigned Wednesday in the slaying of his estranged wife even as the whereabouts of her two young children remained unclear.COREY WILLIAMSaGeneral newsMissing personsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb239f6fc1bb4c36b210197d4c047719Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:40:46 GMTSloane Stephens upset in US Open 2nd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48d4627c918b40f492ff96a5fd3b2b90NEW YORK (AP) — Once a sure bet to stick around for a while at Grand Slam tournaments, Sloane Stephens suddenly can't even win there.RACHEL COHENsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsTennisEventsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48d4627c918b40f492ff96a5fd3b2b90Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:06:56 GMT6 dead, 21 missing in landslide in southwest Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39248f3bba7f4959b131488d8d4a0fe1BEIJING (AP) — Six people died and 21 remained missing Thursday after a landslide hit a village in southwestern China, according to Chinese state media.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39248f3bba7f4959b131488d8d4a0fe1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:31:47 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c96da166d4e4098a03efa471a2a7fdfToday is Thursday, August 28, the 240th day of 2014. There are 125 days left in the year.The Associated PressaWorld War IIEventsUnited StatesFranceItalyChicagoNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c96da166d4e4098a03efa471a2a7fdfThu, 28 Aug 2014 04:00:42 GMTFuld's homer lifts A's to 5-4 win Astroshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1c2e84f1b02498c88d95c417c8e4cefHOUSTON (AP) — Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsTexasHoustonOaklandUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1c2e84f1b02498c88d95c417c8e4cefThu, 28 Aug 2014 04:09:03 GMTSurvey: Americans' pessimism on economy has grownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d976703316141b0ae11a5d9346173f2WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.JOSH BOAKwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic outlookEconomic growthEconomyPublic opinionRecessions and depressionsSocial affairsLabor economyLeading economic indicatorsLabor issuesSocial issueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d976703316141b0ae11a5d9346173f2Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:02:18 GMTWhite Sox beat Indians 3-2, end 7-game skidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64f642f415bc4a0b9c923a4575e0d0fbCHICAGO (AP) — Jose Abreu hit a pair of run-scoring singles against Cleveland ace Corey Kluber, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Indians 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a season-high, seven-game losing streakJACK CASSIDYsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64f642f415bc4a0b9c923a4575e0d0fbThu, 28 Aug 2014 03:40:31 GMTValencia homers as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8866bcebcfe4fcf885a724ed9377642TORONTO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Danny Valencia had a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Boston Red Sox 5-2 Wednesday night.IAN HARRISONsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballAthlete healthMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8866bcebcfe4fcf885a724ed9377642Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:05:16 GMTSmyly leads Rays over Orioles 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b6a34a8b3164878a35035b304db13c8BALTIMORE (AP) — Drew Smyly allowed two hits over seven innings in his second straight overpowering performance, and the Tampa Bay Rays jumped to an early lead against rookie Kevin Gausman in a 3-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b6a34a8b3164878a35035b304db13c8Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:03:36 GMTAsian stocks post cautious gains, Qantas surgeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da9ec7ca89244abea73d70f0e3f88192TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Thursday but gains were muted ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan.YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsJapanTokyoEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/da9ec7ca89244abea73d70f0e3f88192Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:24:54 GMTShooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over gunshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfae9ed542dd46b395508ccc8a9af44fPHOENIX (AP) — The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun.JACQUES BILLEAUDGENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsGun politicsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cfae9ed542dd46b395508ccc8a9af44fThu, 28 Aug 2014 03:05:15 GMTChile sailor publicly discloses his homosexualityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be7298d1aca148c68016f5992e7b685eSANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A sailor with Chile's navy on Wednesday announced he is gay, an unprecedented public declaration in this socially conservative South American nation.iGeneral newsGays and lesbiansMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsChileSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be7298d1aca148c68016f5992e7b685eThu, 28 Aug 2014 03:30:26 GMTBryans win opener in quest for 5th US Open titlehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65da526bfb5f465b996e903be1ed9701NEW YORK (AP) — Bob and Mike Bryan opened their quest for a fifth U.S. Open crown and their 100th overall title together with a 6-2, 6-3 first-round victory Wednesday over Max Mirnyi and Mikhail Youzhny.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65da526bfb5f465b996e903be1ed9701Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:17:07 GMTExplosion at BP refinery, no injuries reportedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/336078b7965643daa3f6ebeb9eb23683WHITING, Ind. (AP) — An explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, has rattled nearby homes. No injuries have been reported and no evacuation has been ordered.aBusinessGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersEvacuationsAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/336078b7965643daa3f6ebeb9eb23683Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:01:29 GMT10 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1af7f880599243d09b05a7ed525e701cYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:The Associated PressaGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1af7f880599243d09b05a7ed525e701cThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:50:32 GMTUndersea search for Malaysian plane refinedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/986487cf05854d91ad2b2c4bbb21058eCANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean has been refined based on the latest analysis, while the investigation into how the plane came to crash cannot proceed until the wreckage and black boxes are recovered, officials said Thursday.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment and politicsMalaysiaAustraliaIndian OceanCanberraSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/986487cf05854d91ad2b2c4bbb21058eThu, 28 Aug 2014 04:42:07 GMTMaria Sharapova comes through in 3 sets at US Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89bba5f4c21741a4a173a2ee276c3d73NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having tests on the surgically repaired right shoulder that has troubled her off and on.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsTennisWomen's sportsEventsUnited StatesNew York CityQueensNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89bba5f4c21741a4a173a2ee276c3d73Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:48:14 GMTUS OPEN SCENE: Philosopher Gulbis' rules for lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb90221fa8954bfbbe676c7e289fe526NEW YORK (AP) — For Ernests Gulbis, the unexamined life really is worth living.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisEventsMen's sportsWomen's sportsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb90221fa8954bfbbe676c7e289fe526Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:17:12 GMT4 years later, Venus Williams in US Open 3rd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b323e9d1b09b45019e215903a2e972fbNEW YORK (AP) — Two-time champion Venus Williams is back in the third round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010, a year before she announced she had been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b323e9d1b09b45019e215903a2e972fbThu, 28 Aug 2014 03:58:59 GMTDiane Sawyer exits as ABC's evening news anchorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54748185343b4d259181e57248e72f0dNEW YORK (AP) — Diane Sawyer signed off as anchor of ABC's "World News" on Wednesday, telling viewers that it has been wonderful to be the "home port" of the network's news team each weeknight.DAVID BAUDEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54748185343b4d259181e57248e72f0dThu, 28 Aug 2014 01:50:48 GMTYankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7a132248dd94f72a350aa85ab822682DETROIT (AP) — It was an inning that defied explanation — the New York Yankees banging out hit after hit against one of the best pitchers in baseball.NOAH TRISTERsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballSports transactionsSports businessMen's sportsAthlete healthNew York CityDetroitNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaMichiganhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7a132248dd94f72a350aa85ab822682Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:48:02 GMTChina calls on Japan to break with militarismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/048f8af16f9842c39611224e7ffecafaTOKYO (AP) — China's government on Thursday called on Japan to "break clean with militarism" after Tokyo confirmed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a note earlier this year to a ceremony honoring more than a thousand World War II-era war criminals praising their contributions.MARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsWar crimesCabinetsInternational relationsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsJapanTokyoEast AsiaChinaAsiaGreater Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/048f8af16f9842c39611224e7ffecafaThu, 28 Aug 2014 04:59:30 GMTBourbon St. shooting suspect pleads not guiltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c443d3994fd947459b52f5ed6c888981NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Bourbon Street shooting suspect pleaded not guilty Wednesday on two charges related to the June 29 gunfight in the French Quarter that fatally wounded one person and injured nine others.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c443d3994fd947459b52f5ed6c888981Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:09:07 GMTBaseball Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a0096765ed241cf8ebfef7bfbeea558PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday.The Associated PresssSportsBaseballMen's sportsProfessional baseballIllinoisMichiganNew YorkPittsburghPhiladelphiaSt. LouisNew York CityKansas CitySeattleCincinnatiTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaMissouriWashingtonOhioOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a0096765ed241cf8ebfef7bfbeea558Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:20:14 GMTDeal reached to sell supermarket chain to ex-CEOhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb264cdb67464684853ee63961a93b81TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO is buying the company from rival relatives.aBusinessGeneral newsCorporate managementProtests and demonstrationsState governmentsCorporate newsPersonnelConsumer products and servicesIndustriesPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsMassachusettsMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb264cdb67464684853ee63961a93b81Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:51:07 GMTGrady Sizemore powers Phillies to sweep over Natshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c0fbae59431441eae3dd5276912f3afPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pinch-hitter Grady Sizemore hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the NL East-leading Washington Nationals 8-4 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.ROB MAADDIsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPhiladelphiaNew York CityPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c0fbae59431441eae3dd5276912f3afThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:58:44 GMT2-time Horse of Year Wise Dan to return to raceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aced6bbdd6a94584bbb9e24323e0a92bSARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan is set to return to the races this weekend at Saratoga, 3 ½ months after having emergency surgery.aGeneral newsSportsHorse racingSaratoga SpringsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aced6bbdd6a94584bbb9e24323e0a92bThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:04:51 GMTFBS season kicks off quietly with Georgia Statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d80ac08fe57a4b56b4d5c03df3ba480cATLANTA (AP) — The first season major college football's champion will be decided by a playoff began Wednesday night in a mostly empty Georgia Dome, with one of the newest members of FBS taking on a team starting its second season in Division I.RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballProfessional footballGeorgiaAbileneFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d80ac08fe57a4b56b4d5c03df3ba480cThu, 28 Aug 2014 04:14:02 GMTJudge lets 'X-Men' director's accuser drop lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73906713dda14f7b8085c52a87a7395aHONOLULU (AP) — A former child model can drop his lawsuit accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii and has the option of refiling it later, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73906713dda14f7b8085c52a87a7395aThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:07:55 GMTWhat to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at ithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ade70a3b5b04b238dbfd7e5f82c82fdNEW YORK (AP) — American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after becoming the youngest player to win a match in the tournament since 1996.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisMen's tennisEventsWomen's sportsMen's sportsUnited StatesNew York CityQueensNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ade70a3b5b04b238dbfd7e5f82c82fdThu, 28 Aug 2014 03:22:27 GMTFlight returns, 2 airline passengers in custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b718bb108554695a2d892c27162d548TORONTO (AP) — Police say two women are in custody after a Sunwing flight bound for Cuba was forced to turn back to Toronto's Pearson International Airport.iBusinessGeneral newsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b718bb108554695a2d892c27162d548Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:09:24 GMTAlibaba's revenue growth surges in latest quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab614ce644b940f49468d9732d9699cfSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alibaba's quarterly revenue growth is surging again, a development that should help the Chinese e-commerce company sell its shares in what could be one of the world's largest IPOs.MICHAEL LIEDTKEhtBusinessTechnologyCorporate stockCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab614ce644b940f49468d9732d9699cfThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:31:14 GMTRoyals score 6 runs in 8th to beat Twins 6-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a7baae8f89042a1990541794413edadKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals conjured up a little more late-game magic Wednesday night.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8a7baae8f89042a1990541794413edadThu, 28 Aug 2014 03:35:43 GMTHeyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16f511d5df4a4209a8286ca5b15ea6c1NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak.BY CHARLES O'BRIENsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16f511d5df4a4209a8286ca5b15ea6c1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:52:53 GMTKershaw gets 16th win, Dodgers beat Arizona 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a35f2db732e04adaabc5a15ec65409e6PHOENIX (AP) — Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night.BOB BAUMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthArizonaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a35f2db732e04adaabc5a15ec65409e6Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:49:13 GMTWawrinka gets into tiff with fan in US Open winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afe71ba7c4c044429eacd3456ab0d8e6NEW YORK (AP) — Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka got into a bit of a tiff with a spectator, telling him to "Shut up," on the way to beating 91st-ranked Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (1) in the second round of the U.S. Open.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afe71ba7c4c044429eacd3456ab0d8e6Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:57:45 GMTQantas Airways posts $2.6 billion loss for yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dc8fbd1ff5c4c6582dcc55858f5f1cfSYDNEY (AP) — Qantas Airways Ltd. on Thursday posted a record 2.8 billion Australian dollar ($2.6 billion) loss, reflecting a profit-draining battle with its smaller rival Virgin Australia and aircraft write downs.iBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsAustraliaSydneyOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dc8fbd1ff5c4c6582dcc55858f5f1cfThu, 28 Aug 2014 03:02:02 GMTBoston suspect's sister charged in NY bomb threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29a9bf52a71944358222f9318885e725NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested Wednesday on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend.MICHAEL R. SISAKaGeneral newsBomb threatsBoston Marathon bombingCrimeEventsBombingsBostonMassachusettsNew York CityManhattanUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29a9bf52a71944358222f9318885e725Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:21:29 GMTVenus Williams returns to US Open's 3rd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34a69d5949cb455eb8d677ab41943249NEW YORK (AP) — Two-time U.S. Open champion Venus Williams reached the tournament's third round for the first time since 2010, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 6-1, 6-4 Wednesday night.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34a69d5949cb455eb8d677ab41943249Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:40:36 GMT