FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:52:44 -0800French president cheered in Ebola-stricken Guineahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce10814b6aeb45b482114531b9471923CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — French President Francois Hollande arrived in Guinea on Friday, where thousands of residents lined the roads while clapping, drumming, dancing and waving flags to catch a glimpse of the first Western leader to visit a country hard hit by Ebola.By MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsEpidemicsHuman rights and civil libertiesInternational relationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthPublic healthSocial issuesSocial affairsForeign aidGovernment and politicsAfricaWest AfricaGuineaFranceConakryLiberiaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ce10814b6aeb45b482114531b9471923Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:51:34 GMTNigeria camps struggle with aid for the displacedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99a99e8095794c47b90f0b030a6767baYOLA, Nigeria (AP) — More than 1.5 million Nigerians displaced by the militant group Boko Haram are flocking to relief centers across the country's northeast, where they are met with overcrowded facilities and a shortage of supplies.By IBRAHIM ABDUL'AZIZ and CHIKA ODUAHiGeneral newsNigeriaCameroonWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99a99e8095794c47b90f0b030a6767baFri, 28 Nov 2014 15:32:21 GMTMaine's Black Friday special: prison craftshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e9fcb91d4924970936a182b93ae3fe4THOMASTON, Maine (AP) — Ken and Judy Carreras got up before sunrise and drove an hour to find their Black Friday treasure — an acorn-shaped birdfeeder crafted by an inmate at Maine State Prison.By PATRICK WHITTLEaGeneral newsAfrican-AmericansGovernment programsGovernment and politicsMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e9fcb91d4924970936a182b93ae3fe4Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:47:38 GMTBarenboim opening West-Eastern academy in Berlinhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ea1e2d51b9342abb12797040c6bab17MILAN (AP) — Daniel Barenboim says his main reason for leaving La Scala is to develop an academy for his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra of Israeli and Palestinian musicians.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentItalyBerlinWestern EuropeEuropeGermanyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ea1e2d51b9342abb12797040c6bab17Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:57:27 GMTTunisia's outgoing premier backs broad coalitionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3e12ee553a8470ab01a33b4fa9a1e4cDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Tunisia's next government should be a broad as possible coalition so that it has the necessary support to implement difficult economic reforms, the outgoing prime minister said Friday in an implicit backing of an Islamist-secular alliance.By SARAH DiLORENZOiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsGovernment transitionsTunisiaSenegalTunisDakarNorth AfricaAfricaWest Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3e12ee553a8470ab01a33b4fa9a1e4cFri, 28 Nov 2014 16:36:58 GMTImmigrants' chances tied to their state's policeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9574dd75a80a4a9b8ef55d72150387f5PHOENIX (AP) — If Christian Avila lived a few hundred miles to the west, he would have a driver's license and qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities available to young people granted legal status by President Barack Obama two years ago.By BOB CHRISTIEaGeneral newsImmigrationImmigration policyHigher educationGovernment programsEducation costsGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyEducationUnited StatesArizonaCaliforniaUtahNevadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9574dd75a80a4a9b8ef55d72150387f5Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:29:03 GMTCops: SUV slams into horse-drawn buggy, injuring 7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1ca747f5c674810ab66a1786544c8e7KIRKWOOD, Pa. (AP) — Police say an SUV slammed into a horse-drawn buggy that missed a stop sign, injuring seven people in Pennsylvania Dutch country.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1ca747f5c674810ab66a1786544c8e7Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:10:59 GMTBrazil's GDP grows in third quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49c58d55fe3a4e028579552f2f80aefbSAO PAULO (AP) — The government says Brazil's economy has pulled out of the recession it slipped into after the second quarter of the year.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyRecessions and depressionsEconomic growthBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/49c58d55fe3a4e028579552f2f80aefbFri, 28 Nov 2014 15:05:15 GMTWoman hurt by rock dropped on car has 6th surgeryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3f9b08ba67b469cbd336b70b1fcf300CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio middle school teacher whose skull was crushed by a rock dropped onto her vehicle from a Pennsylvania overpass is recovering from her sixth surgery.aGeneral newsBirthdaysOccasionsLifestyleCantonOhioPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3f9b08ba67b469cbd336b70b1fcf300Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:39:38 GMTMagicians stage effort to restore Houdini's gravehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a72b718790374c2ab8fe93b6c1919eb0NEW YORK (AP) — Nestled next to the late Lewins, Blums and Levys in a spooky old cemetery in New York City lies the final resting place of America's most legendary magician, interred under a granite monument that bears his stage name in bold letters: Houdini.By COLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsVandalismCrimeNew York CityNew YorkPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a72b718790374c2ab8fe93b6c1919eb0Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:12:23 GMTINSIDE KOBANI: Devastation mixed with optimismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46bcca273b9840d7a2a001bc6eebe76eKOBANI, Syria (AP) — Blocks of low-rise buildings with hollow facades, shattered concrete, streets strewn with rubble and overturned, crumpled remains of cars and trucks. Such is the landscape in Kobani, where the sounds of rifle and mortar fire resonate all day long in fighting between Islamic State extremists and the Syrian town's Kurdish defenders.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/46bcca273b9840d7a2a001bc6eebe76eFri, 28 Nov 2014 14:39:49 GMTIslamists hold small protests in Egypt, 5 killedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af46a47ab0894554a767db0d8b49b40fCAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces quickly put down scattered protests Friday as an attempt by Islamists to hold the first major anti-government rallies in months fizzled, with at least two protesters and three army and navy officers killed in separate incidents.By MAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestRebellions and uprisingsIslamismWar and unrestReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af46a47ab0894554a767db0d8b49b40fFri, 28 Nov 2014 15:57:03 GMTFamily reports Ohio State football player missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/544ccd9301f647039b32ad78ca398d99COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio State football player was reported missing by his family after he left his apartment, was uncharacteristically absent from two practices and didn't check in, his sister said.aGeneral newsSportsCollege sportsCollege footballFootballMissing personsColumbusOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/544ccd9301f647039b32ad78ca398d99Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:52:15 GMTBomb blast hits mosque in northern Nigeria cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78108e858419426296740163d3cfb4dbKANO, Nigeria (AP) — A military official in Nigeria says scores of people are feared to have been killed and wounded in a bomb blast at a mosque.iGeneral newsBombingsNigeriaKanoWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78108e858419426296740163d3cfb4dbFri, 28 Nov 2014 14:42:54 GMTFerguson protests move to retail storeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fdfdbecd81e4e7f956efbd0cc6a6bb7FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters interrupted holiday shopping at major retailers around the St. Louis area on Friday to speak out about the grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.By JIM SALTERaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestMissouriSt. LouisNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fdfdbecd81e4e7f956efbd0cc6a6bb7Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:43:02 GMTImmigrants' chances tied to their state's policieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b9cac72a06e402fb80d0fa0f6d1acd3PHOENIX (AP) — If Christian Avila lived a few hundred miles to the west, he would have a driver's license and qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities available to young people granted legal status by President Barack Obama two years ago.By BOB CHRISTIEaGeneral newsImmigrationImmigration policyHigher educationGovernment programsEducation costsGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyEducationUnited StatesArizonaCaliforniaUtahNevadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b9cac72a06e402fb80d0fa0f6d1acd3Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:33:24 GMTPope calls for Muslim opposition to IS in Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6084e5d8254146ce95970a118e5c0a2fANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Pope Francis condemned the Islamic State assault on Christians and other religions minorities in Iraq and Syria, as he arrived Friday in Turkey to encourage Muslim leaders to take a stronger stand against extremists who twist religion to justify terrorism.By NICOLE WINFIELD and SUZAN FRASERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesChristianityFundamentalismReligionGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsTurkeyAnkaraSyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6084e5d8254146ce95970a118e5c0a2fFri, 28 Nov 2014 14:50:04 GMTThai legislature approves ban on surrogacyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3375b590d0e4b6f8d1103c743497229BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's interim parliament has given initial approval to a bill banning commercial surrogacy, the practice of hiring a woman to carry a fetus to term, a lawmaker said Friday.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureThailandSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3375b590d0e4b6f8d1103c743497229Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:06:36 GMTUS stock market opens mixed as oil tumbleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe5e5755924b4a898a0c8a582c1370a3NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening mixed as tumbling oil prices weigh on energy shares but give a lift to airlines and delivery companies.aBusinessGeneral newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock marketsFinancial marketsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe5e5755924b4a898a0c8a582c1370a3Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:40:41 GMTLeading Lebanese poet Saeed Akl dies at 102http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77ba52771d6a43acaaff16dd8152f2baBEIRUT (AP) — Saeed Akl, Lebanon's leading poet whose fame spread throughout the Arab world, has died, state media and officials said Friday. He was 102.iGeneral newsObituariesLebanonIsraelPalestinian territoriesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77ba52771d6a43acaaff16dd8152f2baFri, 28 Nov 2014 14:38:30 GMTBLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Holiday shopping in full gearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c4e5ec72f4b49a289bf5eb16f50a928NEW YORK (AP) — Looks like the crush of Black Friday shopping actually happened Thursday.By The Associated PresshtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeSmall businessTechnologyGift shoppingHolidaysHoliday shoppingProtests and demonstrationsLabor issuesShoppingLifestyleOccasionsPersonal spendingPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesManchesterNew YorkNew York CityKansasChicagoManchesterIllinoisEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth AmericaConnecticuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c4e5ec72f4b49a289bf5eb16f50a928Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:12:49 GMTUN panel raps US record on torturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c7663b677e54bf39baae008e47faf3dGENEVA (AP) — Police brutality, military interrogations and prisons were among the top concerns of a U.N. panel's report Friday that found the United States to be falling short of full compliance with an international anti-torture treaty.By JOHN HEILPRINiGeneral newsPolice brutalityPoliceInternational agreementsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceHuman welfareLaw enforcement agenciesGenevaUnited StatesSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c7663b677e54bf39baae008e47faf3dFri, 28 Nov 2014 15:39:38 GMTCops: Woman drops cocaine baggie in police stationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf9e5937387c44f5b565dbca6c2fdad7UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a woman being cited for public drunkenness in Pennsylvania accidentally dropped a baggie of crack cocaine on the police station floor.aOdditiesDrug-related crimePoliceCrimeGeneral newsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsUniontownPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf9e5937387c44f5b565dbca6c2fdad7Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:49:45 GMTIt's beginning to look a lot like 2016 to GOP govshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab23ccb3896f41ee82f9502061099f4eBOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A half-dozen potential Republican presidential contenders spent last week peacocking through the sprawling, manicured grounds of a pink luxury resort, schmoozing with donors and sizing up the competition in the party's most fractured field in decades.By JILL COLVIN and STEVE PEOPLESpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2012 United States Presidential Election2016 United States Presidential ElectionState governmentsPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab23ccb3896f41ee82f9502061099f4eFri, 28 Nov 2014 14:24:33 GMTAustin police: More than 100 rounds firedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33fe03954b8d418cb756b05f5a6b6e6eAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A gunman attempted to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings early Friday before he died, Austin authorities said.By JIM VERTUNOaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAustinTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33fe03954b8d418cb756b05f5a6b6e6eFri, 28 Nov 2014 16:40:52 GMTBrazil's GDP grows slightly in third quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/388398ba1e9d45ff80a9285e656c15efSAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's economy has pulled out of recession, but by the narrowest of margins, the government statistics bureau reported Friday.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyRecessions and depressionsEconomic growthBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/388398ba1e9d45ff80a9285e656c15efFri, 28 Nov 2014 15:24:54 GMTAustin police kill gunman who targeted buildingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f453ea69431f4d3b99143cfadec1ab57AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin authorities shot and killed a man who they say opened fire on the Mexican Consulate, city police headquarters and other downtown buildings early Friday morning.By JIM VERTUNOaGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsAustinTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f453ea69431f4d3b99143cfadec1ab57Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:39:11 GMTSarkozy's back _ but can he regain the presidency?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31a548715162457f9027916357476f9aPARIS (AP) — Nicolas Sarkozy tried to quit politics after losing the French presidency, and instead followed his wife's international singing tours and traveled the speakers' circuit.By SYLVIE CORBETiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsNational electionsFranceParisEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31a548715162457f9027916357476f9aFri, 28 Nov 2014 16:10:00 GMTMichael Brown's legacy continues to evolvehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dab3cf1d8b9b44c3847c81ec5536f4c6NEW YORK (AP) — For some Americans on opposite sides of a national debate, Michael Brown has become a symbol, epitomizing their polarized views on who bears the blame for the toll of young black men killed by police officers. Brown was a gentle giant, in one version. A defiant troublemaker, in another.By DAVID CRARYaGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesLegal proceedingsSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dab3cf1d8b9b44c3847c81ec5536f4c6Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:44:56 GMTPope urges more Muslim opposition to IS in Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b0326b262e444b995f2a85a04ef7a78ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Pope Francis condemned the Islamic State group's assault on Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, as he arrived Friday in Turkey to encourage Muslim leaders to take a stronger stand against extremists who twist religion to justify terrorism.By NICOLE WINFIELD and SUZAN FRASERiGeneral newsChristianityIslamFundamentalismReligionGovernment and politicsSocial affairsTurkeyAnkaraSyriaMiddle EastSofiaWestern EuropeEuropeBulgariaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b0326b262e444b995f2a85a04ef7a78Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:43:41 GMTEbola scare boosts business for Ala companyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76c0c81c46b0445e914cc83d4be8db72BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Ebola scare has subsided in the United States, at least temporarily, but an Alabama manufacturer is still trying to catch up with a glut of orders for gear to protect against the disease.By JAY REEVESaGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthAlabamaUnited StatesWest AfricaNorth AmericaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/76c0c81c46b0445e914cc83d4be8db72Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:47:50 GMTPolice arrest 118 globally for flight ticket fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f153a1cb004f40a097ece788e80eefe2THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police around the world have arrested 118 suspects in a global investigation into online fraud that targets the travel industry, a crime said to cost airlines $1 billion a year.tTravelLifestyleComputer crimeArrestsFraud and false statementsCrimeGeneral newsLaw and orderIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNetherlandsEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f153a1cb004f40a097ece788e80eefe2Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:22:41 GMTFlooding kills at least 4 in French Riviera townshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/091f3bf9e65e4ed1bf9671836eabbb2cPARIS (AP) — At least four people have died in torrential rains along the French Riviera where flooding transformed roads into waterways.iGeneral newsWeatherFloodsStormsAccidents and disastersFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/091f3bf9e65e4ed1bf9671836eabbb2cFri, 28 Nov 2014 16:48:16 GMTDeath row inmate's prison food complaint rejectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20d7bfa6e8ab4017a388ff6fb0efb048HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has rejected a complaint from a home invasion killer on death row who says the food he is being served in prison is not kosher.aGeneral newsCuisinesFood and drinkLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20d7bfa6e8ab4017a388ff6fb0efb048Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:14:46 GMTMaine fire captain's home damaged in firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd0cb3ee27354302ad6505727c8ef0aeBATH, Maine (AP) — A Thanksgiving Day blaze at a Maine house hit close to home for firefighters when the house on fire belonged to a local fire captain.aGeneral newsFiresProperty damageAccidents and disastersMaineBrunswickUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd0cb3ee27354302ad6505727c8ef0aeFri, 28 Nov 2014 14:42:44 GMTNew effort afoot to restore Houdini's grave in NYChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82e26c20967b4621833d02acebaaa617NEW YORK (AP) — A group of magicians is working to raise money to restore Harry Houdini's gravesite and permanently care for the monument at a New York City cemetery.By COLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/82e26c20967b4621833d02acebaaa617Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:36:54 GMTAnimals sacrificed in Nepal to bring good luckhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57f3a37d786a4867976c67655ddfbf2dKATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A festival believed to be the largest animal sacrifice ritual in the world began Friday in southern Nepal, where devotees believe the sacrifices bring good luck and a Hindu goddess will grant their wishes.iGeneral newsFairs and festivalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57f3a37d786a4867976c67655ddfbf2dFri, 28 Nov 2014 15:47:58 GMTOil plunge a panacea for much of world economyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c869ba75dfc40f0b72decdbac7e5395A renewed plunge in oil prices is a worrying sign of weakness in the global economy that could shake governments dependent on oil revenues. Yet it is also a bonus for consumers as prices fall at the pump, giving individuals more spending money and lowering costs for many businesses.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyGovernment and politicsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyEnergy industryIndustriesCommodity marketsFinancial marketsEuropeJapanRussiaEast AsiaAsiaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6c869ba75dfc40f0b72decdbac7e5395Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:38:15 GMTUS stock market trades mixed as oil tumbleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77bd562a46ba4f82b08527da39fa2957NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher in afternoon trading, as tumbling oil prices lifted companies likely to benefit from falling energy costs, such as shippers.aBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsHong KongEast AsiaUnited StatesEuropeChinaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77bd562a46ba4f82b08527da39fa2957Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:28:24 GMTItalian man seriously wounded at West Bank protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34da0b319b55484d948f74371d52ce85JERUSALEM (AP) — An Italian man marching in support of Palestinians in the northern West Bank on Friday was shot and seriously wounded by Israeli forces, a Palestinian hospital official said.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsWar and unrestPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsWest BankPalestinian territoriesIsraelJerusalemMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34da0b319b55484d948f74371d52ce85Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:13:44 GMTGrowers grateful for higher Christmas tree priceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f47b6b7a5c644f29ce7acb74e92b40aDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Christmas trees likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time.By SCOTT McFETRIDGEaBusinessGeneral newsPricesAgricultureHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleEconomyIndustriesDes MoinesIowaMichiganOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f47b6b7a5c644f29ce7acb74e92b40aFri, 28 Nov 2014 16:24:55 GMTBlack lawmakers against recognition of Va. tribehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0f43b0bec28413d862693cee09b780cWASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.By FREDERIC J. FROMMERwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureNative AmericansConsumer products and servicesIndustriesVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b0f43b0bec28413d862693cee09b780cFri, 28 Nov 2014 14:57:54 GMTIn Ferguson, mundane choices lead to tragedyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c833321f0f046a3865f6240c3f7f21aMichael Brown spent part of his last morning chatting with some workmen about Jesus. Police officer Darren Wilson got a call to help a feverish child. Dorian Johnson got up at 7 a.m. with the intention of getting breakfast for his girlfriend.By ADAM GELLER and DAVID B. CARUSOaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c833321f0f046a3865f6240c3f7f21aFri, 28 Nov 2014 15:25:32 GMTBaby of dead pregnant woman in critical conditionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb4786db29a1496e901a26b78a61de8aPITTSBURGH (AP) — A man whose pregnant fiancee was struck and killed by a van in a Pittsburgh parking lot says their son was born by emergency cesarean section and doctors are evaluating whether he was harmed by a lack of oxygen.aGeneral newsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb4786db29a1496e901a26b78a61de8aFri, 28 Nov 2014 16:41:45 GMTBLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Best Buy site back uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/612f8675929f4d318f5efa58114c05daNEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday has become the second wave the kick-off to the holiday shopping season, with stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving.By The Associated PresshtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeSmall businessTechnologyGift shoppingHolidaysCulturesHoliday shoppingLabor issuesShoppingLifestyleOccasionsSocial affairsPersonal spendingSocial issuesManchesterNew YorkNew York CityChicagoKansasIllinoisManchesterMissouriEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth AmericaConnecticuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/612f8675929f4d318f5efa58114c05daFri, 28 Nov 2014 16:41:32 GMTBLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Best Buy site still downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b149fda79f3f40d8a9c8e6600f72026fNEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday has become the second wave the kick-off to the holiday shopping season, with stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving.By The Associated PresshtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeSmall businessTechnologyGift shoppingHolidaysCulturesHoliday shoppingShoppingLifestyleOccasionsSocial affairsPersonal spendingManchesterNew YorkNew York CityKansasChicagoMissouriManchesterIllinoisEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth AmericaConnecticuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b149fda79f3f40d8a9c8e6600f72026fFri, 28 Nov 2014 16:21:08 GMTBLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Best Buy site downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4756a2019b204dbc8fbdfa9706f5c6b2NEW YORK (AP) — The traditional kick-off to the holiday shopping season has become a two-day affair with stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving. Here's a look at what's happening on Black Friday:By The Associated PresshtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeSmall businessTechnologyGift shoppingHolidaysHoliday shoppingProtests and demonstrationsLabor issuesShoppingLifestyleOccasionsPersonal spendingPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsManchesterNew YorkNew York CityKansasChicagoManchesterIllinoisEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth AmericaConnecticuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4756a2019b204dbc8fbdfa9706f5c6b2Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:39:02 GMTDeath row inmate's prison food complaint is tossedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/610aec8280b04130b4f95c1efd563a05HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has rejected a complaint from a home invasion killer on death row who says the food he is being served in prison is not kosher.aGeneral newsCuisinesFood and drinkLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/610aec8280b04130b4f95c1efd563a05Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:59:46 GMTNY museum digitizing Harlem Hellfighters recordshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94db3b9fe3d246b5a1fc84b07c2f3f46SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Air Force retiree Greta Hamilton was familiar with the Harlem Hellfighters, a storied all-black infantry regiment that won fame on the World War I battlefields of France only to be virtually shunned by the U.S. military back home.By CHRIS CAROLAaGeneral newsRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansWorld War ISocial issuesSocial affairsEventsHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsNew York CityNew YorkManhattanSaratoga SpringsFranceUnited StatesNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/94db3b9fe3d246b5a1fc84b07c2f3f46Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:48:13 GMTOfficial Christmas tree arrives at White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddfacadceb5b49b6b2d36c2d0d0bff50WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House Christmas tree has arrived.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEwGovernment and politicsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddfacadceb5b49b6b2d36c2d0d0bff50Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:44:41 GMT