FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 20 Oct 2014 01:03:40 -0700Record-setting Murray, Cowboys top Giants 31-21, Texas (AP) — DeMarco Murray's workload is a frequently asked question during the week for the Dallas Cowboys. There is no doubt about the answer when the game is on the line.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional footballRecord setting eventsAthlete healthFootballGeneral newsNew YorkDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:06:28 GMTNY Gov. Cuomo raises profile _ but for what?, N.Y. (AP) — With a new book, an appearance on David Letterman, high-profile trips overseas and a bigger campaign account than any other governor, New York's Andrew Cuomo might look like someone running for president.DAVID KLEPPERaGeneral news2016 United States Presidential Election2012 United States Presidential ElectionState governmentsUnited States Presidential ElectionCampaignsElectionsGovernment and politicsVotingNational electionsEventsAlbanyUnited StatesIowaNew YorkNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 06:10:07 GMTRavens reach 1st place by dismissing Falcons (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens are playing defense with the kind of swagger usually associated with a first-place team.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:05:02 GMTJoko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's new president, Indonesia (AP) — Joko Widodo completed a journey from riverside shack to presidential palace on Monday, cheered through the streets following his inauguration by tens of thousands of ordinary Indonesians in a reminder to the opposition-controlled parliament of the strong grass-roots support that swept him to power.NINIEK KARMINIiGeneral newsInaugurationsUnited States Presidential InaugurationEconomyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsParliamentary electionsLegislatureEventsBusinessElectionsExecutive branchIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJavaMiddle East, 20 Oct 2014 07:49:55 GMTStill the Same: Bob Seger launching tour, album YORK (AP) — At 69, Bob Seger says he's ready to hit the road again: He's scaled back smoking and bicycles 10 miles a day as part of a workout routine.LOU FERRARAaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainment, 20 Oct 2014 06:29:15 GMTNepal to end rescue operation on trekking route, Nepal (AP) — Nepal was wrapping up rescue operations in its northern mountains Monday, saying all the hikers believed to have been stranded on a trekking route by a series of deadly blizzards are now safe.BINAJ GURUBACHARYAiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseAthlete injuriesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersAthlete healthSportsNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 20 Oct 2014 06:17:12 GMTPalmer leads Cardinals past Raiders 24-13, Calif. (AP) — Carson Palmer left his homecoming game in Oakland in a position he rarely held during his two seasons with the Raiders: first place.JOSH DUBOWsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional footballFootballOaklandArizonaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:09:09 GMTWhat to know about federally run Indian schools, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government finances 183 schools and dormitories for Native American children on or near reservations in 23 states. The schools are some of the nation's lowest performing.KIMBERLY HEFLINGaGovernment and politicsPrimary and secondary educationTribal governmentsNative AmericansEducationSocial affairsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 06:20:05 GMTEbola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas (AP) — Ebola fears began to ease for some Monday as a monitoring period passed for those who had close contact with a victim of the disease and after a cruise ship scare ended with the boat returning to port and a lab worker on board testing negative for the virus.MARILYNN MARCHIONEMIKE STOBBEaGeneral newsHealthDiseases and conditionsNursing careInfectious diseasesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsTexasDallasGalvestonUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 05:12:08 GMTFake punt helps Rams top Seahawks 28-26 LOUIS (AP) — With another big lead slipping away at home, St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher made a daring call that turned out to be sheer brilliance.sSportsProfessional footballFootballSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:10:46 GMTMcCoy rallies Redskins to 19-17 win over Titans, Md. (AP) — Kirk Cousins comes in for Robert Griffin III and completes his first 12 passes to lead the Washington Redskins to victory over a humdrum team. Five weeks later, Colt McCoy comes in for Cousins and completes his first six passes to lead the Redskins to victory over yet another humdrum team.JOSEPH WHITEsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesSports businessAthlete healthProfessional footballFootball, 20 Oct 2014 07:09:57 GMTRoyals, fans bond over improbable postseason run CITY, Mo. (AP) — The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsMLB PlayoffsMLB World SeriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:53:10 GMT5 findings about Social Security for Nazi suspects Associated Press investigation found that dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments, through a loophole in U.S. law, after being forced out of the United States.The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment pensions and social securityNazismGovernment business and financeBusiness, 20 Oct 2014 05:36:50 GMTComedians honor Jay Leno with humor prize in DC (AP) — The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former "Tonight Show" host Sunday when he received the nation's top humor prize.BRETT ZONGKERwArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityMusic, 20 Oct 2014 04:20:46 GMTAustralia's Parliament House lifts face veil ban, Australia (AP) — Australia's Parliament House on Monday lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesAustraliaOceania, 20 Oct 2014 06:09:32 GMTBrief profiles of a few ex-Nazis getting benefits 1979, at least 38 of 66 suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards forced out of the United States collected millions of dollars in American Social Security payments, an Associated Press investigation has found.The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment pensions and social securityInternational agreementsNazismGovernment business and financeBusinessInternational relationsGermanyUnited StatesBerlinWest GermanyPolandAustriaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaEastern Europe, 20 Oct 2014 05:32:34 GMTExpelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security, Croatia (AP) — Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation has found.DAVID RISINGRANDY HERSCHAFTRICHARD LARDNERiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment pensions and social securityNazismWar crimesDiplomacyGovernment business and financeBusinessWar and unrestInternational relationsCroatiaUnited StatesPolandGermanyAustriaWashingtonEastern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaWestern Europe, 20 Oct 2014 05:25:21 GMTFederal police take control of 13 towns in Mexico CITY (AP) — Federal police have taken control of 13 municipalities in southern Mexico where local police are suspected of links to organized crime and possibly to the case of 43 missing students, a top official said.MARIA VERSAiGeneral newsArrestsMissing personsCrimeDrug-related crimeOrganized crimeLaw and orderMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 20 Oct 2014 04:42:05 GMTRodgers rolls, Packers rout Panthers 38-17 BAY, Wis. (AP) — The milestones keep piling up during what is turning into a special first half of the season for Aaron Rodgers.GENARO C. ARMASsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballWisconsinGreen BayUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:11:45 GMTManning passes Favre's TD mark in Broncos' big win (AP) — Leave it to Peyton Manning to plan his own prank.ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:03:18 GMTObama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola (AP) — Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration's response to the Ebola scare continues to evolve.JOSH LEDERMANaHealthGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingMid-term electionsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsElectionsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaChicagoIllinoisNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:33:09 GMTGiants rely on core of 4 relievers FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance.JOSH DUBOWsSportsMLB World SeriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsSan FranciscoNew York CityCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 20 Oct 2014 07:54:07 GMTJapan trade, justice ministers quit amid scandals (AP) — Japan's trade and justice ministers resigned Monday after accusations they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative administration.MARI YAMAGUCHIELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradePolitical resignationsPolitical scandalsCampaign finance improprietiesGovernment and politicsCabinet appointments and nominationsEconomic policyJudicial electionsCabinetsGift shoppingEconomyPolitical issuesCrimeCampaignsElectionsGovernment appointments and nominationsGovernment business and financeGovernment policyJudiciaryReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesShoppingLifestyleJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsia, 20 Oct 2014 06:53:36 GMTAna downgraded to tropical storm; Hawaii relaxes (AP) — Hawaii residents started to relax Sunday after days of keeping a cautious eye on Hurricane Ana, which was downgraded by late afternoon into a tropical storm.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERP. SOLOMON BANDAaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsHurricane Iselle 2014Natural disastersAccidents and disastersEventsHawaiiHonoluluUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 04:41:45 GMTBills show resolve in rallying to beat Vikings PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Following so many years of frustration, veteran defensive tackle Kyle Williams is beginning to wonder if the Buffalo Bills have learned a thing or two about resilience.JOHN WAWROWsSportsProfessional footballFootballNew YorkBuffaloUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:14:43 GMTFirestorm over Met opera hits fever pitch YORK (AP) — Some big-name politicians are joining Jewish protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.VERENA DOBNIKaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentPerforming artsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 05:58:20 GMTLions rally for 24-23 win over Saints (AP) — The Detroit Lions have won back-to-back games without Calvin Johnson, perhaps the most encouraging sign yet that coach Jim Caldwell is making significant progress in his first season at the helm.NOAH TRISTERsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional footballFootballDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:07:29 GMTArgentine town faces ghosts of its Dirty War, Argentina (AP) — Shade trees hide the crumbling farm house outside of Olavarria. Hidden at the end of a dirt path, the white plaster coating is falling away from the brick foundation like scabs peeling off an unhealed wound.ALMUDENA CALATRAVAiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsMilitary legal affairsWar and unrestCrimeFraternal organizationsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSocial groups and organizationsSocial affairsArgentinaBuenos AiresSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 20 Oct 2014 04:20:04 GMTPilots at Lufthansa long-haul fleet to strike (AP) — A planned strike by pilots at Lufthansa has been expanded to include a one-day walkout Tuesday at the German airline's long-haul fleet.iBusinessGeneral newsStrikesLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Oct 2014 06:16:02 GMTFor GOP's Scalise, being No. 3 boosts popularity ORLEANS (AP) — Let's count the ways Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise has grown in popularity since he became the third most powerful man in the Republican-led House.DONNA CASSATApGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsLegislaturePolitical partiesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryPolitical organizationsNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:52:21 GMTChina gives $6 million for food in Ebola countries (AP) — China has donated $6 million to help stave off food shortages in the three African countries worst affected by the Ebola virus, the World Food Program announced Monday, part of Beijing's growing assistance to a continent where its companies have become major investors.iGeneral newsForeign aidHumanitarian assistanceInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthInternational relationsGovernment and politicsChinaBeijingEast AsiaAfricaWest AfricaGreater ChinaAsia, 20 Oct 2014 06:03:28 GMTLawyers due in court in marathon bombing case (AP) — Federal prosecutors and lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are due in court for a status conference.DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsBoston Marathon bombingCrimeBombingsLaw and orderViolent crimeEventsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 06:21:53 GMTJapan leads Asia stocks higher after US rebound stock markets rose Monday, led by a near 4 percent surge in Japan, after Wall Street's rebound eased nerves about the outlook for the world economy and investors looked ahead to a report on China's economic growth.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyEconomic outlookCurrency marketsStock marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyJapanChinaEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaGreater ChinaNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 05:09:51 GMTJoko Widodo inaugurated as Indonesian president, Indonesia (AP) — Joko Widodo was inaugurated as Indonesia's new president on Monday, facing the challenges of rebooting a slowing economy and working with a potentially hostile opposition that has already landed some early blows against his administration.NINIEK KARMINIiGeneral newsInaugurationsHiring and recruitmentEconomic growthUnited States Presidential InaugurationGovernment and politicsEconomyInternational relationsParliamentary electionsPersonnelBusinessEventsElectionsExecutive branchIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJava, 20 Oct 2014 04:58:57 GMTSantos' 48-yard field goal lifts Chiefs over Bolts DIEGO (AP) — Pretty much everybody thought the San Diego Chargers would be 6-1 heading into their first meeting of the season with Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos.BERNIE WILSONsSportsProfessional footballFootballSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:08:29 GMTRobinson's career game helps Jaguars finally win, Fla. (AP) — Denard Robinson finished the sentence quicker than he hit holes.MARK LONGsSportsProfessional footballFootballOhioClevelandMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:14:00 GMTTannehill leads Dolphins past Bears 27-14 (AP) — Ryan Tannehill was sure he was going to hand the ball off. Then he saw the defense, and he knew what he had to do.JAY COHENsSportsProfessional footballFootballChicagoGreen BayIllinoisUnited StatesNorth AmericaWisconsin, 20 Oct 2014 07:12:31 GMTOn the road to find the world's funniest person ANGELES (AP) — It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they'd been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other.JOHN ROGERSaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBars and clubsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLos AngelesIsraelMiddle EastCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:41:40 GMTPhilips posts 3rd quarter loss (AP) — Royal Philips NV, the world's largest lighting maker, has reported a 104 million-euro ($132 million) loss for the third quarter, mostly due to a one-off charge after losing a patent infringement lawsuit against Masimo Corp. of the U.S.fBusinessPatentsFinancial performanceCorporate newsIntellectual property violationsIntellectual propertyCrimeGeneral newsNetherlandsWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Oct 2014 06:55:02 GMTHawaii rides out storm, no reports of serious woes (AP) — A Pacific tempest packing hurricane force winds brushed Hawaii over the weekend with heavy rain, high surf and strong winds, but the islands road out the storm with no reports of any serious problems.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERP. SOLOMON BANDAaGeneral newsStormsWeatherAccidents and disastersNatural disastersHawaiiHonoluluUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:38:44 GMTChina's ruling party opens meeting on rule of law (AP) — The conundrum of bolstering rule of law in Communist Party-run China was on the agenda for the ruling party's top leaders Monday as they opened a four-day conclave to guide policy for the coming year.iGeneral newsConstitutionsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 20 Oct 2014 05:09:32 GMTAttacks on Afghan checkpoints kill 4 troops, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say insurgents have attacked several army checkpoints in eastern and southern Afghanistan, killing at least four troops and wounding several people.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 20 Oct 2014 07:11:05 GMTClinics say not best place to check for Ebola a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn't rush to the nearest hospital. He chose an urgent care clinic.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 06:19:34 GMTColts embrace defense after beating Bengals 27-0 (AP) — Andrew Luck is becoming a big fan of the Indianapolis Colts' defense.MICHAEL MAROTsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 07:04:00 GMTHK leader: 'External forces' involved in protests KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader has claimed that "external forces" are participating in student-led pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial capital for more than three weeks, but provided no evidence to back his accusation.JACK CHANGKELVIN CHANiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsMunicipal governmentsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsHong KongChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 20 Oct 2014 05:33:01 GMTThe 10 semifinalists for World's Funniest Person ANGELES (AP) — The 10 semifinalists in the World's Funniest Person competition are:The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsComedy performanceEntertainmentBars and clubsRecreation and leisureLifestyleIndiaFranceSpainHong KongSouth AfricaUnited StatesMoroccoSouth AsiaMiddle EastAsiaWestern EuropeEuropeChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaSouthern AfricaAfricaNorth AmericaNorth Africa, 20 Oct 2014 07:42:58 GMTFire exposes illegal Chinese factories in Italy, Italy (AP) — There was no fire alarm at the garment factory outside Florence where Chen Changzhong worked and lived.ERIKA KINETZiGeneral newsOrganized crimeFiresCrimeConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAccidentsAccidents and disastersChinaItalyFlorenceGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Oct 2014 05:56:23 GMTManning breaks Favre's TD mark in 42-17 (AP) — Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' 42-17 victory Sunday night.ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsAthlete injuriesFootballAthlete healthProfessional footballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 05:08:40 GMTIndian schools face decayed buildings, poverty, Ariz. (AP) — Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness, extreme poverty and a lack of construction dollars. They also are among the nation's lowest performing.KIMBERLY HEFLINGaGovernment and politicsNative AmericansHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Oct 2014 06:17:46 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia least 38 people were killed in a series of snowstorms and avalanches in Nepal's worst hiking disaster. Search teams in army helicopters rescued dozens of foreigners who were stranded along the popular Annapurna trekking route.The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSri LankaSouth AsiaAsia, 20 Oct 2014 05:25:40 GMT