FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:16:02 -0700Review panel: Wis. rep likely broke House ruleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc82aeae3b9d458e87aeaf1adc2e0ec1WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional review panel said there is "substantial reason to believe" that veteran Rep. Tom Petri of Wisconsin violated House rules by acting on behalf of two companies in which he owned significant amounts of stock, according to a report released Tuesday.MATTHEW DALYwGovernment and politicsPolitical ethicsPolitical corruptionLegislaturePolitical issuesContracts and ordersCorporate newsBusinessGovernment business and financeMilitary and defenseArmed forcesWisconsinOshkoshManitowocUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc82aeae3b9d458e87aeaf1adc2e0ec1Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:10:26 GMTSecret Service scandals in Obama administrationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee6bd040b203464d81dbe73f5e031edfHigh-profile Secret Service scandals during the Obama administration:The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical scandalsCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesPolitical issuesDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee6bd040b203464d81dbe73f5e031edfTue, 30 Sep 2014 22:09:42 GMTDallas hospital confirms first Ebola case in UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f42ce2da644c46ffba028afa393c3baeDALLAS (AP) — A patient at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday.DAVID WARRENLAURAN NEERGAARDaGeneral newsDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthPublic healthHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessTexasDallasUnited StatesWest AfricaNorth AmericaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f42ce2da644c46ffba028afa393c3baeTue, 30 Sep 2014 22:14:14 GMTJailed cop killer is picked as graduation speakerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f24272cdd9b04e5fa1de19a8ebe9c0a3FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A man serving life in prison for killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981 has been selected as a commencement speaker at his Vermont alma mater.aGeneral newsGraduation ceremoniesOccasionsLifestyleGraduationEducationSocial affairsPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f24272cdd9b04e5fa1de19a8ebe9c0a3Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:15:38 GMTFeds unveil cleanup plan for nuclear waste dumphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aa77806110241dbb84d60cedb4b5532ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy on Tuesday said it's committed to cleaning up and resuming initial operations at the federal government's troubled nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico as early as 2016, work that's expected to cost more than $240 million.SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsScienceGovernment regulationsWaste managementEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7aa77806110241dbb84d60cedb4b5532Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:44:59 GMTReview: 'Men, Women & Children' doesn't clickhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/954e1fd996f64e6295b1d759fa1b165fIf ever there was a movie that needed a window to be opened, a blast of fresh air to be let in, it's Jason Reitman's "Men, Women & Children."JAKE COYLEhtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentTechnologyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/954e1fd996f64e6295b1d759fa1b165fTue, 30 Sep 2014 23:00:28 GMTJudge rules against investors in gov't disputehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e3dad1a32b34d4d841f5cf9816c5749WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ruled against investors who are trying to collect billions of dollars in profits of government-chartered mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.PETE YOSTwBusinessGovernment and politicsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e3dad1a32b34d4d841f5cf9816c5749Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:11:08 GMTForensic link at center of missing student casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb09224922cd410fab4a4910e9f77de4CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia police aren't saying much at all about their evidence against a suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student, but they seem to be working systematically to link his DNA to an expanding circle of attacks on women, a criminal defense expert suggested Tuesday.ALAN SUDERMANLARRY O'DELLaGeneral newsForensicsMissing personsArrestsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderVirginiaCharlottesvilleRoanokeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb09224922cd410fab4a4910e9f77de4Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:30:57 GMTMan convicted in 1994 nicotine-poison deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e39277a79c94475d963491441700dd4cSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former nuclear engineer on Tuesday was convicted of murder for poisoning his wife with nicotine in Southern California in 1994.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCaliforniaSanta AnaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e39277a79c94475d963491441700dd4cTue, 30 Sep 2014 23:43:04 GMTPrincipal: Players were subjected to racist slurshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b79240a26c345e5a96320e694c5b7a8HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A school principal said Tuesday that members of his high school's football team were subjected to racist taunts from among a group of adults in an eastern Connecticut town where his team had just played an away game and lost.PAT EATON-ROBBaGeneral newsSportsHigh school footballSchool athleticsPrimary and secondary educationHigh school sportsFootballEducationSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesRace and ethnicityConnecticutNew LondonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b79240a26c345e5a96320e694c5b7a8Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:17:20 GMTGravely injured Giants fan sues Dodgers againhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d97eda6f9732466b8f291cb869e402b0LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for Brian Stow, the gravely injured Giants fan who won a multimillion-dollar damage suit against the Dodgers, has sued the team again, claiming it is trying to recoup $3.4 million in insurance payments from Stow for his medical care after a beating.LINDA DEUTSCHaGeneral newsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthMLB baseballProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d97eda6f9732466b8f291cb869e402b0Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:30:43 GMTJailed cop killer to speak at college graduationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3072725cd584126aad516b386998f3dFRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A man serving life in prison for killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981 has been selected as a commencement speaker at his Vermont alma mater.aGeneral newsGraduation ceremoniesGraduationOccasionsLifestyleEducationSocial affairsPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3072725cd584126aad516b386998f3dTue, 30 Sep 2014 22:06:17 GMTAfghan pact signed amid questions on Iraq pullouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbcfea4f1981423dad3aeec4ff88ee0fWASHINGTON (AP) — After lengthy delays, U.S. and Afghan officials signed a security pact Tuesday to keep American troops in Afghanistan beyond year's end, aiming to prevent the country from descending into the kind of chaos that has plagued Iraq following the Pentagon's withdrawal.JULIE PACEwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTroop withdrawalsInternational agreementsWar and unrestInternational relationsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesAfghanistanIraqDistrict of ColumbiaMiddle EastNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bbcfea4f1981423dad3aeec4ff88ee0fTue, 30 Sep 2014 22:39:05 GMTOklahoma unveils new execution procedureshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c53930a03ba64958b879079a506fc84dOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma prison officials unveiled new execution procedures Tuesday to replace those used in April when an inmate writhed and moaned before being declared dead 43 minutes after his lethal injection began — a situation that renewed debate over what constitutes cruel and unusual punishment.SEAN MURPHYaGeneral newsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c53930a03ba64958b879079a506fc84dTue, 30 Sep 2014 23:45:51 GMTVideo, photos limited for theater shooting trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7780f87a722047bb9339b8cbee6b7955DENVER (AP) — News organizations won't be allowed to have their own cameras in the courtroom during the Colorado theater shooting trial, but they can use video and still images from a closed-circuit TV camera already in the courtroom, the judge said Tuesday.DAN ELLIOTTSADIE GURMANaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7780f87a722047bb9339b8cbee6b7955Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:00:21 GMTThe US Ebola case: 5 things to knowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a823b9e6477a4dbb9a7e1f008616fcd0Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States — a man isolated in intensive care at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.MARILYNN MARCHIONEaGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a823b9e6477a4dbb9a7e1f008616fcd0Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:29:18 GMTBrown vetoes key bills prompted by ethics scandalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a400a29daf5a444d9ef8e26bd87fe709SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has rejected key ethics bills that were passed by lawmakers in response to a series of political scandals.JUDY LINaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical ethicsPolitical corruptionPolitical scandalsState legislaturePolitical issuesLegislationLegislatureState governmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a400a29daf5a444d9ef8e26bd87fe709Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:40:16 GMT3 charged with homicide in Mexico army killingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8bde34521154ca9a5cbaaec60b28297MEXICO CITY (AP) — Three soldiers have been charged with homicide in the June killings of 22 suspected gang members in southern Mexico, the government announced Tuesday.MARK STEVENSONiGeneral newsViolent crimeMilitary legal affairsCrimeMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8bde34521154ca9a5cbaaec60b28297Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:01:49 GMTWorld's oldest clown dies at 98 in Montanahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a6be5848c094cb89606133d9db73d5eBILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Floyd "Creeky" Creekmore, a former Montana rancher who held the record as the world's oldest performing clown, has died at age 98, his son said Tuesday.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsObituariesBillingsMontanaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a6be5848c094cb89606133d9db73d5eWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:05:25 GMTWhat's PayPal's first solo move?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b444503d7dd74a9cabbde335ef01b55bNEW YORK (AP) — PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile pay challenger Apple Pay. For eBay, the challenge will be how to drive revenue without its fastest-growing division.MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelProducts and serviceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b444503d7dd74a9cabbde335ef01b55bTue, 30 Sep 2014 23:47:04 GMTEx-player tells jury what happened before slayinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d28d5dd5c0bc4250a73f400a12f140b6OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A former Auburn University football player testified Tuesday that an argument broke out shortly before a shooting that wounded him and killed two former teammates at a pool party in 2012.JAY REEVESaGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeFootballLaw and orderCollege footballCollege sportsAuburnAlabamaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d28d5dd5c0bc4250a73f400a12f140b6Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:33:37 GMTTop 3 remain the same in AP Pro32 rankingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c74fbf13d97a458fa713a7ae18c681f1NEW YORK (AP) — There was no change in the top three spots in the latest AP Pro32 power rankings.SIMMI BUTTARsSportsProfessional footballFootballSeattleSan DiegoWashingtonUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c74fbf13d97a458fa713a7ae18c681f1Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:46:51 GMTPot decriminalization bill drafted in Jamaicahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8640817a288c41f8b62115311f7a02d6KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica's justice minister said Tuesday that legislation has been drafted to decriminalize marijuana on the Caribbean island where the drug has been pervasive but prohibited for a century.DAVID McFADDENiGeneral newsMedical marijuanaDrug-related crimeLegislationGovernment and politicsHealth issuesHealthMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCrimeLegislatureJamaicaKingstonCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8640817a288c41f8b62115311f7a02d6Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:00:11 GMTForensic link at center of missing Va student casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c71f96678cc4870980f7e7907f3be23CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia police aren't saying much at all about their evidence against a suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student, but they seem to be working systematically to link his DNA to an expanding circle of attacks on women, a criminal defense expert suggested Tuesday.ALAN SUDERMANLARRY O'DELLaGeneral newsForensicsMissing personsArrestsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderVirginiaCharlottesvilleRoanokeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c71f96678cc4870980f7e7907f3be23Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:34:13 GMTSecret Service chief on hot seat for WH breachhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8f5ab08fe8146be83172f2b3fe9c850WASHINGTON (AP) — Under withering criticism from Congress, the director of the Secret Service on Tuesday admitted failures in her agency's critical mission of protecting the president but repeatedly sidestepped key questions about how a knife-carrying intruder penetrated ring after ring of security before finally being tackled deep inside the White House.ALICIA A. CALDWELLEILEEN SULLIVANwGovernment and politicsLegislatureLaw enforcement agenciesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8f5ab08fe8146be83172f2b3fe9c850Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:24:45 GMTShares of companies testing Ebola vaccines risehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e07c395128c44de48e7c0420b4c8a4c7NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of some companies that are studying potential vaccines for Ebola climbed after federal officials announced that the first case of the disease has been diagnosed in the U.S.aBusinessGeneral newsStock marketsDiagnosis and treatmentImmunizationsMedicationBiologyInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthHealth care industryIndustriesFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyPublic healthCorporate stockCorporate newsSciencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e07c395128c44de48e7c0420b4c8a4c7Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:57:18 GMTFormer Sen. Craig ordered to pay for misused fundshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b936b70863be4b57b5e75c2c8ab50296BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Larry Craig has been ordered to pay nearly $242,000 to the U.S. Treasury for improperly using campaign funds to cover legal expenses after his arrest in a 2007 airport bathroom sex sting.KIMBERLEE KRUESIaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaign finance improprietiesCrimeCampaignsUnited StatesIdahoNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b936b70863be4b57b5e75c2c8ab50296Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:40:57 GMTSomali American to be sentenced in terror casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d977ba42bc2d428caa4bb33150783ddcPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Somali American is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for attempting to detonate a weapon of mass destruction four years ago in Portland's downtown square.STEVEN DUBOISaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeGovernment and politicsLaw and orderPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d977ba42bc2d428caa4bb33150783ddcTue, 30 Sep 2014 23:01:39 GMT35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaskahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1c795b6cd374dd8821911474e4cf6e9ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Pacific walrus that can't find sea ice for resting in Arctic waters are coming ashore in record numbers on a beach in northwest Alaska.DAN JOLINGaGeneral newsScienceAnimalsWalrusesCoastlines and beachesOceansWildlifeMammalsEnvironment and natureEnvironmentBering SeaAlaskaArctic OceanAnchorageUnited StatesArcticBering StraitNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1c795b6cd374dd8821911474e4cf6e9Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:13:05 GMTFederal judge won't give Wyoming control of wolveshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92e932701b9549ce991e4173c11b4abdCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday denied requests from the state of Wyoming, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service and pro-hunting groups to change last week's decision that reinstated federal protections for wolves in the state.BEN NEARYaGeneral newsEnvironmental laws and regulationsAnimalsWolvesWildlifeNational courtsEnvironmental conservation and preservationEnvironmental concernsAnimal welfareEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsMammalsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryWyomingJacksonUnited StatesMontanaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92e932701b9549ce991e4173c11b4abdTue, 30 Sep 2014 23:33:02 GMTJudge: Health care subsidies 'abuse of discretion'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8084de2952f84f10a0d8f29691f368fcTULSA, Okla. (AP) — Some of the health-insurance subsidies being offered under the Affordable Care Act represent an "abuse of discretion" by the federal government, a federal judge in Oklahoma ruled Tuesday, marking another volley in a years-long legal fight that could eventually reach the U.S. Supreme Court.JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessState governmentsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsUnited StatesOklahomaDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8084de2952f84f10a0d8f29691f368fcTue, 30 Sep 2014 22:18:19 GMTPolice chief: Officer's comments 'unacceptable'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c20aa12ab3894811b1ae5d8194bf5eeaALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque police officer's comments before a March fatal shooting that sparked a protest and FBI investigation were "completely unacceptable," the city's police chief said Tuesday.RUSSELL CONTRERASaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimePoliceLaw and orderCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsAlbuquerqueNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c20aa12ab3894811b1ae5d8194bf5eeaTue, 30 Sep 2014 23:15:54 GMTScientists see bleached coral in northwest Hawaiihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2729665d4024aa5b954c97223569f99HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists say warm ocean temperatures are causing large expanses of coral to bleach in the pristine reefs northwest of Hawaii's main islands.AUDREY McAVOYaGeneral newsScienceCoralsAnimalsHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2729665d4024aa5b954c97223569f99Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:56:53 GMTRousseff takes lead in Brazil election pollhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e898c8d335a943d098b177ba29217fdfRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has opened a lead over her top rival in their election race.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e898c8d335a943d098b177ba29217fdfTue, 30 Sep 2014 22:39:26 GMTReport: Obama rode elevator with armed manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65c9c54ed67847d1a8f00d5544d9e248WASHINGTON (AP) — Published reports say President Barack Obama rode an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions, a violation of Secret Service security protocols.ALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65c9c54ed67847d1a8f00d5544d9e248Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:07:40 GMTMichelin Guide knocks Daniel down to 2 starshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c120f94650b64ce6a73becc288d68b19The Michelin Guide's latest roster of top New York City restaurants says Brooklyn and Queens are hot, but Daniel Boulud has lost a little sizzle.J.M. HIRSCHaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleRestaurantsChefsTravel publicationsTravelQueensNew York CityManhattanBrooklynNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c120f94650b64ce6a73becc288d68b19Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:51:17 GMTNavy: Nuclear shipyard workers got unearned credithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/944535ad1717434c931c7226bb3f4815NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy says hundreds of nuclear workers at a Virginia shipyard were given credit for attending training they didn't actually attend.BROCK VERGAKISaGeneral newsMilitary legal affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNorfolkVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/944535ad1717434c931c7226bb3f4815Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:02:08 GMTFDA to retailers: Drop your caffeinated drawershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7550c00b21d84873a1a547d82a8fb3fcPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — If you purchased caffeine-infused underwear because of promises it will make you thinner, federal regulators say you were hoodwinked — but at least you can get your money back.JONATHAN J. COOPERaBusinessGeneral newsHealthOdditiesWeight managementNutritionDiet and exerciseLifestyleOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7550c00b21d84873a1a547d82a8fb3fcTue, 30 Sep 2014 22:33:22 GMTFTC to retailers: Drop your caffeinated drawershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b14457562e7442b7aad4d9cedd1d830aPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — If you purchased caffeine-infused underwear because of promises it will make you thinner, federal regulators say you were hoodwinked — but at least you can get your money back.JONATHAN J. COOPERaBusinessGeneral newsHealthOdditiesWeight managementNutritionDiet and exerciseLifestyleOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b14457562e7442b7aad4d9cedd1d830aTue, 30 Sep 2014 22:57:46 GMTWindows 10 tries blending new with familiarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c3bd19e76c24bbd9089af6066830bf9SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older versions while still attempting to nudge desktop users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices.BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologySoftwareConsumer electronicsComputing and information technologyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c3bd19e76c24bbd9089af6066830bf9Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:31:07 GMTRelatives of Utah family seeking answers in deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de010361eef64edfb354d4845bd9b2d7SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Relatives of five Utah family members found dead in their home of mysterious causes over the weekend say they are looking for answers that would give them closure.aGeneral newsUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/de010361eef64edfb354d4845bd9b2d7Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:43:23 GMTAdministration urges rejection of Brewer's appealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/795dfeda5eb046f7872807febfd0e841PHOENIX (AP) — The Obama administration has urged a court to reject Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's appeal of a ruling that blocks the state from denying driver's licenses to young immigrants who have avoided deportation under a change ordered by the president.JACQUES BILLEAUDaGeneral newsImmigration policyLegal proceedingsImmigrationGovernment policyGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderUnited StatesArizonaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/795dfeda5eb046f7872807febfd0e841Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:47:44 GMTJudge allows video of theater shooting trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b6eb0f6e4d248a7baade0bb5bbcce3cDENVER (AP) — News organizations will be allowed to broadcast the Colorado theater shooting trial using a closed-circuit TV camera already in the courtroom, but they won't be allowed to have their own cameras in court, the judge said Tuesday.DAN ELLIOTTSADIE GURMANaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeNewspapersLaw and orderNews mediaMediaDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b6eb0f6e4d248a7baade0bb5bbcce3cWed, 01 Oct 2014 00:01:42 GMTCoaches use large network to watch for injuryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7282f9ee24a449eb8b074b5c93f94e0In a coach's field of view, a football sideline can be a cluttered place. There can be 100 players and dozens of coaches and staffers packed into an area 50 yards long, all zipping from play to play.RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsSports medicineCoachingCollege footballSchool athleticsAthlete injuriesCollege sportsFootballHealthEducationSocial affairsAthlete healthMichiganNebraskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7282f9ee24a449eb8b074b5c93f94e0Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:30:05 GMTJudge accepts plea in 1998 embassy bombings casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0f2e178e3a14ecf9874dc814375e7bcNEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Tuesday accepted the guilty plea of an Egyptian lawyer in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa, saying the government acted reasonably in reducing charges against him.LARRY NEUMEISTERaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsEmbassiesBombingsCrimeLaw and orderInternational relationsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0f2e178e3a14ecf9874dc814375e7bcTue, 30 Sep 2014 23:25:47 GMTOfficials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80689df2016f4707b16d699ee36bc769DALLAS (AP) — Health officials say a patient at a Dallas hospital who has tested positive for Ebola arrived in Texas from Liberia earlier this month and showed no symptoms while on the plane.DAVID WARRENLAURAN NEERGAARDaGeneral newsDiagnosis and treatmentInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80689df2016f4707b16d699ee36bc769Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:06:51 GMTMan convicted in 1994 nicotine poison deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a77feb9f82e647e78cab3187bc13543cSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former nuclear engineer has been convicted of murder for poisoning his wife with nicotine in Southern California in 1994.aGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeSanta AnaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a77feb9f82e647e78cab3187bc13543cTue, 30 Sep 2014 22:54:53 GMTGovernment funds lawyers for immigrant childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5b71968f19c47ee8c137ef1b81f5c6cSANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Obama administration is spending $4 million on lawyers for unaccompanied immigrant children in deportation proceedings, a move an influential Republican lawmaker says is illegal and will fuel an increase in illegal immigration.AMY TAXINaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsSanta AnaUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5b71968f19c47ee8c137ef1b81f5c6cTue, 30 Sep 2014 22:40:04 GMTCalifornia governor vetoes ethics billshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac71506b40a94e0c92d521d6e9139f8bSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Despite a series of political scandals that marred the California state Senate this year, Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday he had vetoed key ethics bills seeking to place new restrictions on gift giving and campaign spending.JUDY LINaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical ethicsLobbyingPolitical corruptionCampaign finance improprietiesState legislatureState governmentsPolitical scandalsLegislationLegislaturePolitical issuesCrimeCampaignsSacramentoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac71506b40a94e0c92d521d6e9139f8bTue, 30 Sep 2014 23:43:48 GMTEnbridge delays ND oil pipeline at least a yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0b053b26c11494d90ec32db223d2606BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Canadian company that wants to build the largest oil pipeline yet from western North Dakota's booming oil patch is delaying the project for at least a year due to permitting problems in Minnesota.JAMES MacPHERSONaBusinessGeneral newsState governmentsTransportation safetyGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeEnergy industryIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesTransportationAccidentsAccidents and disastersNorth DakotaUnited StatesMinnesotaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0b053b26c11494d90ec32db223d2606Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:14:27 GMT