FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:27:12 -0800Russian suspected of spying resists leaving Polandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddd58b05afdf4ecba0b400002028d2c2WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Russian journalist suspected of spying in Poland said Wednesday that he is fighting an attempt by Polish authorities to deport him.By VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsJournalistsEspionageNews mediaMediaCrimePolandMoscowWarsawRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddd58b05afdf4ecba0b400002028d2c2Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:18:33 GMTUS stock indexes hold near record; Deere slumpshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8245f646489a4b7cb86f4f1debdfb97cNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, keeping the major indexes near record levels, as investors assessed the latest reports on the economy.By STEVE ROTHWELLaBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8245f646489a4b7cb86f4f1debdfb97cWed, 26 Nov 2014 18:11:34 GMTGuard reinforcements contain damage in Fergusonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/317584eedfe04434a407e9067493ce07FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown.By JIM SALTER and JIM SUHRaGeneral newsViolent crimeCivil rights violationsLegal proceedingsCriminal investigationsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsMissouriSt. LouisNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/317584eedfe04434a407e9067493ce07Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:43:53 GMTHoliday travelers greeted by cheap gas, stormshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b005f25ac3e43a192874fd2deaa9c63Some holiday travelers are giving thanks for the cheapest gas prices in years. But that's cold comfort to those beating a path through stormy weather, including a nor'easter affecting a wide swath of the East Coast.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsHolidaysLeisure travelTravelOccasionsLifestyleAtlantaAnchorageAlaskaHonoluluGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaHawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b005f25ac3e43a192874fd2deaa9c63Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:09:50 GMTLeveled strip club's owner sues over gas explosionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e6d293e4a7b4f178aa7f290e32ebaedSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The owner of a strip club that was destroyed in a natural gas explosion in Massachusetts has sued the utility for $5 million, claiming the company was deprived of years of "generous" income.aGeneral newsExplosionsUtilitiesAccidents and disastersIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSpringfieldMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7e6d293e4a7b4f178aa7f290e32ebaedWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:13:36 GMTMan paralyzed by police urges retrial decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/620b96012a5e4bddb3dabee18f23f9abPITTSBURGH (AP) — Defense attorneys for a young black man paralyzed after being shot by a white city police officer during a traffic stop contend his life is being endangered by a prosecutor's delay in deciding whether to retry him on some criminal counts.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/620b96012a5e4bddb3dabee18f23f9abWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:59:50 GMTSpy balloons give police new view of Jerusalemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5e92c91602a4bd3b18aa2204e50d62bJERUSALEM (AP) — With riots in Jerusalem threatening to unravel a volatile region, Israeli police are looking to the sky for some help to keep things under control.iGeneral newsEspionageCrimeJerusalemIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5e92c91602a4bd3b18aa2204e50d62bWed, 26 Nov 2014 18:16:33 GMTUS pending home sales slip in Octoberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f831474328254d92b2d2f78f5008de75WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes fell slightly in October as tight credit and lagging wages remained financial hurdles for would-be homebuyers.wBusinessGeneral newsHome salesHome pricesHome sellingHome buyingEconomyReal estatePricesResidential real estateLifestyleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f831474328254d92b2d2f78f5008de75Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:12:01 GMTGarth Brooks cites Ferguson for cancellationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c82123fe9f7b4948a5301a82ec20c1caNEW YORK (AP) — Singer Garth Brooks has canceled a Thanksgiving appearance on NBC's "Tonight" show because he said it "seemed distasteful" given the reaction to the decision not to prosecute Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown this summer.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c82123fe9f7b4948a5301a82ec20c1caWed, 26 Nov 2014 18:02:01 GMT58 arrested in 2nd night of Ferguson-area protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66bb6f8357164df4a7d76fdfeb0036fbFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have raised the arrest total from the second night of protests over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case to 58.aGeneral newsArrestsProtests and demonstrationsCrimeLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestViolent crimeMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/66bb6f8357164df4a7d76fdfeb0036fbWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:43:19 GMTReligion news in briefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/700a7ee4a1e9471fbfd15f6b2910c6c9Ferguson clergy pray for peace and recoveryBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsReligionPrayerProfessional organizationsProtests and demonstrationsLegal proceedingsState governmentsSocial affairsSocial groups and organizationsReligious issuesSocial issuesPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderGovernment and politicsMissouriSt. LouisColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/700a7ee4a1e9471fbfd15f6b2910c6c9Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:10:23 GMTDeere dips on shaky outlook for fiscal 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e667875c6fe4e5695499bb6165b3fcaNEW YORK (AP) — Deere's fourth-quarter results were stronger than Wall Street expected but it says its farm equipment sales and profits will keep falling in its new fiscal year as the sector remains weak.fBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsCorporate stockhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e667875c6fe4e5695499bb6165b3fcaWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:15:37 GMTUS agency threatens to act against air bag makerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/915429ef7579415d9827acc73a90ee43DETROIT (AP) — A dispute between U.S. safety regulators and air bag maker Takata Corp. escalated Wednesday when the government threatened fines and legal action if the company fails to admit that driver's side air bag inflators are defective and agrees to a nationwide recall.By TOM KRISHERhtBusinessGeneral newsPolitical defectionsGovernment and politicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsAutomotive technologyIndustrial technologyTechnologyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/915429ef7579415d9827acc73a90ee43Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:16:22 GMTObama administration sets stricter smog standardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2b1bdfc910e4b26b5e5996053a22917WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems, making good on one of President Barack Obama's original campaign promises while setting up a fresh confrontation with Republicans and the energy industry.By DINA CAPPIELLO and JOSH LEDERMANhtBusinessGovernment and politicsScienceTechnologyWeather forecastsWeatherGeneral newsAir qualityEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2b1bdfc910e4b26b5e5996053a22917Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:59:22 GMTZimbabwe VP blocked from top post in ruling partyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/560fe885f57d4effb7186d126ba0d0ccHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's Vice President Joice Mujuru was barred from running for a seat on a top committee of the ruling party, on Wednesday, amid accusations she plotted to assassinate President Robert Mugabe, 90.By FARAI MUTSAKAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical assassinationsCabinetsAssassinationsLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical organizationsZimbabweHarareSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/560fe885f57d4effb7186d126ba0d0ccWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:21:35 GMTSyrian FM: Russia to boost relations with Assadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa09dac184aa4e41bf6cb0040090e21cMOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin wants closer ties with Syria's beleaguered president and tighter cooperation between Moscow and Damascus, Syria's foreign minister said Wednesday after meeting the Russian leader.iGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsRussiaSyriaEastern EuropeEuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa09dac184aa4e41bf6cb0040090e21cWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:55:46 GMTSierra Leone official: Ebola worst could be overhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b22a0eccc094b87b2f818b7d8bb9343FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, which has been surging in recent days, may have reached its peak and be on the verge of slowing down, Sierra Leone's information minister said Wednesday.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY and PAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsDisease outbreaksElectionsSenate electionsLegislatureInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthUnited KingdomAfricaSierra LeoneWest AfricaLiberiaGuineaFreetownWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b22a0eccc094b87b2f818b7d8bb9343Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:08:29 GMTSome immigrants get benefits under Obama's actionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b29438630234a5fb7f79d7e7e564b2eWASHINGTON (AP) — Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits Under President Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.By JIM KUHNHENNwBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment pensions and social securityImmigrationGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment business and financeSocial issuesSocial affairsIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsPersonal insurancePersonal financeGovernment programsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b29438630234a5fb7f79d7e7e564b2eWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:58:53 GMTBrewers' Braun optimistic about injured right handhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3c7978007cd49b698c314f894e10b92MILWAUKEE (AP) — As drivers pulled up in their cars to drop off canned goods at Miller Park, Ryan Braun collected the Thanksgiving donations and offered a warm handshake with his gloved right hand.By GENARO C. ARMASsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3c7978007cd49b698c314f894e10b92Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:24:56 GMTUN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos to step downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9908b928e10a451294f52cae4da6c423UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced that U.N. humanitarian chief Valerie Amos plans to step down after more than four years of traveling the world to get aid to victims of natural disasters and conflicts from Syria to Central African Republic.iGeneral newsHumanitarian criseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9908b928e10a451294f52cae4da6c423Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:05:34 GMTColombia exhumes murdered guerrilla leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d98693b30214486fa473cf63c7c1b6efBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia is digging up the remains of a former guerrilla leader who was assassinated 25 years ago while running for president in one of the most emblematic crimes committed during a wave of terror against leftist activists.By LIBARDO CARDONAiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsBogotaColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d98693b30214486fa473cf63c7c1b6efWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:47:18 GMTNative Americans ask Buffalo, NY, to rename islandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c8eead65adc4b82be59d82546a1cf21BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two Native American women have asked the city of Buffalo to rename Squaw Island because they say the term is antiquated and offensive.aGeneral newsNative AmericansBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c8eead65adc4b82be59d82546a1cf21Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:12:16 GMTACC teams struggling to break big kick returnshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b5b88a7279e40e3abca360d5374efc0CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Ryan Switzer made returning punts for touchdowns look easy last season. He's been frequently frustrated this time around.By AARON BEARDsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b5b88a7279e40e3abca360d5374efc0Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:13:42 GMTDC Olympic bid touts 'unity' over dysfunctionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a357420e5744a85903af750031e84dcWASHINGTON (AP) — Place your hands together in just the right way, with thumbs overlapping and the other fingers pointing to the sky, and you've created the symbol for 2024 Olympics in the nation's capital.By JOSEPH WHITEwGeneral newsSportsOlympic gamesSports governanceSummer Olympic gamesEventsGovernment and politicsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesMarylandVirginiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a357420e5744a85903af750031e84dcWed, 26 Nov 2014 18:08:20 GMTPrison theater transforms Colombian inmateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/739180ec538a432281b88a1a5fc1a1c8BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A group of handcuffed female inmates file onto a dark stage as prison guards carrying assault rifles watch nervously from the sparsely filled seats of Colombia's National Theater. On the playbill is the Greek tragedy "Antigone."By JACOBO GARCIAiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCorrectional systemsLaw and orderPerforming artsEntertainmentColombiaBogotaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/739180ec538a432281b88a1a5fc1a1c8Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:31:28 GMTHong Kong police arrest key protesters, clear sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/914e8deed74142699d5f14a8ae812f59HONG KONG (AP) — Police arrested key student leaders as they cleared the most volatile of Hong Kong's three pro-democracy protest camps on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the 2-month-old movement in the former British colony.By KELVIN CHANiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeViolent crimeGovernment and politicsHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/914e8deed74142699d5f14a8ae812f59Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:18:45 GMTMexico's left faces problems as leader quitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ff5064d302945b29f46c0a750d6cab2MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's left faces huge problems following the resignation of former presidential candidate Cuauhtemoc Cardenas, a pillar of progressive politics and son of the revered president who nationalized the oil industry.iGeneral newsPersonal careBeauty and fashionLifestyleMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ff5064d302945b29f46c0a750d6cab2Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:07:58 GMTUK brothers jailed for attending Syria terror camphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19aaff97dcb0480ca2304cfb99b6cc9bLONDON (AP) — Two British brothers were sent to prison Wednesday for conspiring to attend a terrorist training camp in Syria, becoming the first Britons jailed after returning from the war-torn country.iGeneral newsCivil warsCrimeArrestsWar and unrestLaw and orderUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19aaff97dcb0480ca2304cfb99b6cc9bWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:40:50 GMTRG3 benched: Redskins to start Colt McCoy vs. Indyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d5bafedd4074ac7acc797a784f5ac3cASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Move over, RG3. It's Colt vs. the Colts.By JOSEPH WHITEsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballIndianaVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d5bafedd4074ac7acc797a784f5ac3cWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:27:12 GMTNetflix sues Yahoo CIO for alleged kickbackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/886b88b3af5d4ac8a7e6dc490ce1ac8aNEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is suing a former company vice president who is now chief information officer at Yahoo, accusing him of receiving money from vendors he hired to work with the video streaming company.htBusinessTechnologyCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelMedia and entertainment industryIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/886b88b3af5d4ac8a7e6dc490ce1ac8aWed, 26 Nov 2014 18:04:25 GMTMurray makes more changes to coaching teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fc83e97cd714308856a561afe059a8eLONDON (AP) — Andy Murray has made further changes to his support team by splitting with assistant coach Dani Vallverdu and fitness trainer Jez Green.sSportsMen's tennisTennisU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsEventsExerciseDiet and exerciseLifestyleUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fc83e97cd714308856a561afe059a8eWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:33:30 GMTBoston Market CEO on Thanksgiving, food courtshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3f2eb4166ac4f8fbee037dc403fea33NEW YORK (AP) — Thanksgiving is a big day for Boston Market, which every year sells turkeys, stuffing, mashed potatoes and other dishes for those who don't want to cook.By CANDICE CHOIfBusinessRestaurantsFood and drinkLifestyleHolidaysOccasionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3f2eb4166ac4f8fbee037dc403fea33Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:37:50 GMTFBI data show thousands of gun sales beat checkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b8740e813574d9fa0baa86f8f9e504eBRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system — 186,000 last year, a rate of 512 gun sales a day, as states fail to consistently provide thorough, real-time updates on criminal and mental histories to the FBI.By MATT STROUDaBusinessGeneral newsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b8740e813574d9fa0baa86f8f9e504eWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:33:21 GMTFBI: Texas investigators stole rare comic bookshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5340f0666c8f4e47993be58365cf45c5HOUSTON (AP) — Two Houston-area investigators are accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in rare comic books while working an embezzlement case.aGeneral newsTheftCriminal investigationsEmbezzlementCrimeLegal proceedingsIndictmentsLaw and orderBooks and literatureEntertainmentArts and entertainmentAnimation and comicsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5340f0666c8f4e47993be58365cf45c5Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:52:59 GMTCalifornia man dead, sons missing at Pyramid Lakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3972dd0d48824e7f8b05a14c300ce5efRENO, Nev. (AP) — A 76-year-old California man has been found dead and the search for his two sons has been discontinued after their boat was found capsized in northern Nevada.aGeneral newsMissing personsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationRenoNevadaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3972dd0d48824e7f8b05a14c300ce5efWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:34:14 GMTUndeclared cash lands pilot in jail in Puerto Ricohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84377b5a9c0b4b0db9d261eb31746fa3SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A pilot who runs an executive jet company has been arrested after U.S. agents found more than $600,000 in his aircraft during a stop in Puerto Rico.iGeneral newsBorder securityArrestsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsLaw and orderCrimePuerto RicoCaribbeanUnited StatesGuyanaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaSouth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84377b5a9c0b4b0db9d261eb31746fa3Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:00:30 GMTPolice: Man duped resort by faking being a doctorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9baff29fb9ee4af1bfa9dd2da48c4d55PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Michigan man has been jailed on charges that he stayed at a posh southwestern Pennsylvania resort and ran up a $16,000 tab by pretending to be a heart surgeon and golf pro who was in town to interview for a job at a nearby hospital.By JOE MANDAKaGeneral newsArrestsCrimeFraud and false statementsLaw and orderUniontownPennsylvaniaPittsburghNebraskaLincolnUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9baff29fb9ee4af1bfa9dd2da48c4d55Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:10:55 GMTNew sentencing for 'Bernie' morticianhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c1a946791284ada9bc853dc4957001eAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' highest court has granted a new sentencing hearing for the mortician whose conviction for killing his longtime companion and storing her body in a freezer inspired the dark-comedy movie "Bernie."aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c1a946791284ada9bc853dc4957001eWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:38:24 GMTSpanish judge rules no crime in killing Ebola doghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed5c1e305945491fbd46a94609966b98MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge has ruled health authorities didn't commit a crime when they euthanized Excalibur, a dog that belonged to a nursing assistant who contracted Ebola last month.iGeneral newsHealthDogsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsMammalsAnimalsAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsMadridSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed5c1e305945491fbd46a94609966b98Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:24:16 GMTJudgment in favor of retired ATF agent voidedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/844b84898a1a45ee836069ff9ae3e231PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has voided his earlier ruling that favored a retired federal agent who alleged the government breached a settlement of a complaint that threats made against him weren't properly examined after his undercover investigation of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club.By JACQUES BILLEAUDaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsArsonLaw and orderFiresAccidents and disastersCrimePhoenixUnited StatesArizonaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/844b84898a1a45ee836069ff9ae3e231Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:18:25 GMTEthics panel again defers to Justice on Rep. Grimmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d305b825c1824d17b78a785228cfd388WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Michael Grimm of New York won re-election this month, but he still faces a criminal investigation into possible campaign finance violations, as well as a 20-count indictment on tax fraud and other charges.By MATTHEW DALYwGovernment and politicsTax evasionCriminal investigationsCampaign finance improprietiesPolitical ethicsPolitical corruptionFraud and false statementsCrimeGeneral newsLaw and orderCampaignsElectionsPolitical issuesNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d305b825c1824d17b78a785228cfd388Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:14:32 GMTAt 1 month, US Ebola monitors finding no caseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50891b96c81a4fd9a6c59e91b548457cNEW YORK (AP) — The federal program that requires weeks of monitoring for travelers from African countries with Ebola is turning a month old. And so far, no cases of the disease have turned up.By MIKE STOBBEaHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50891b96c81a4fd9a6c59e91b548457cWed, 26 Nov 2014 18:14:47 GMTCentral African rebels release several hostageshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b703ba4cd1a4edca1d89245c1af01daBANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Several hostages, including a Polish priest, were released Wednesday after being held by rebels in Central African Republic, officials and rebels said.By HIPPOLYTE MARBOUAiGeneral newsHostage situationsAfricaCentral African RepublicBanguiCameroonCentral AfricaWest Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b703ba4cd1a4edca1d89245c1af01daWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:39:29 GMTObama gets the bill for White House Thanksgivinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6366edf6f9244047b86c7047178be54aWASHINGTON (AP) — There's no free lunch — or breakfast or dinner — for President Barack Obama on Thanksgiving day. Or any other day for that matter.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEwLifestyleGovernment and politicsHolidaysOccasionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6366edf6f9244047b86c7047178be54aWed, 26 Nov 2014 18:11:42 GMTCanada police arrest ex-radio host in sex casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42f3ce39220a4acab34bbb7aab50f791TORONTO (AP) — Police arrested a prominent former Canadian Broadcasting Corp. radio host on sexual assault charges on Wednesday.By ROB GILLIESiGeneral newsCriminal investigationsRadio programsArrestsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderEntertainmentArts and entertainmentCelebrityCanadaTorontoNorth AmericaOntariohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42f3ce39220a4acab34bbb7aab50f791Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:08:29 GMTSloppy weather slows Thanksgiving travelershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ca21533144d4f0586682cabccc06427MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday as millions of Americans made the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways sloppy along the congested Washington-to-Boston corridor.By FRANK ELTMANaBusinessGeneral newsWeatherLeisure travelHolidaysWinter weatherAir travel disruptionsTravelOccasionsLifestyleTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesNew YorkNew York CityPhiladelphiaHagerstownUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniaMarylandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ca21533144d4f0586682cabccc06427Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:19:26 GMTSEC schools have incentive beyond border conflictshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c7ab01ca20a4c6d962c2ae1a1a91abfST. LOUIS (AP) — Here comes SEC rivalry week, with an exclamation point.By R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballAuburnAlabamaGeorgiaMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c7ab01ca20a4c6d962c2ae1a1a91abfWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:09:56 GMTFoster dad pleads guilty in hot car deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f3ac1cd66aa46a8b69a94765456e9cdWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A foster dad has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for leaving a 10-month-old girl inside a sweltering car outside of his house while he and his partner smoked marijuana.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderKansasWichitaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f3ac1cd66aa46a8b69a94765456e9cdWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:54:15 GMTEgypt court sentences 78 minors over protestshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81ff9eaa3e434ff4b10c1c45a9bffc7dCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian judicial official says a court has sentenced 78 minors to up to five years in prison over their participation in Islamist demonstrations.By MAGGIE MICAHELiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81ff9eaa3e434ff4b10c1c45a9bffc7dWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:23:06 GMTWoman in San Diego revenge scheme pleads guiltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a72d67cb3a6c4bd7bc5ee33c71ea9eadSAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego woman has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of stalking in connection with a bizarre rape-solicitation scheme carried out against a couple who outbid her for her dream house.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a72d67cb3a6c4bd7bc5ee33c71ea9eadWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:32:05 GMT