FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 02 Sep 2014 16:43:35 -0700Tom Watson fills out his Ryder Cup team YORK (AP) — Keegan Bradley hasn't stopped thinking about playing in another Ryder Cup. U.S. captain Tom Watson gave him that chance Tuesday night.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's sportsRyder CupMen's golfGolfEventsUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:30:35 GMT'Gone Girl,' 'Unbroken' lead drumbeat of fall YORK (AP) — Unable to find her second directing project, Angelina Jolie took to sifting through "generals."JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentGovernment and politicsPerforming artsNorth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 02 Sep 2014 22:46:12 GMTNorthern Mexico state approves same-sex marriage CITY (AP) — The northern state of Coahuila has become the second place in Mexico after the capital to recognize same-sex marriage.iGeneral newsGays and lesbiansMarriageCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Sep 2014 23:32:57 GMTStudy: Playing music helps sharpen kids' brains ANGELES (AP) — The founder of a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that provides free music lessons to low-income students from gang-ridden neighborhoods began to notice several years ago a hopeful sign: Kids were graduating high school and heading off to UCLA, Tulane and other big universities.JOHN ROGERSaGeneral newsMusicSchool curriculaEducationSocial affairsHobbiesRecreation and leisureLifestyleChildren's entertainmentEntertainmentArts and entertainment, 02 Sep 2014 23:23:59 GMTPrinceton worker put on leave over medical pot, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University employee and marijuana legalization activist who says he was told to choose between his job and using medical marijuana is on paid leave as the university works to figure out accommodations for his disability.aGeneral newsHealthHigher educationMedical marijuanaEducationSocial affairsHealth issuesMedicationDiagnosis and treatmentHuman welfareSocial issuesNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 22:00:49 GMTPolice: Slaying of teen whose body burned random (AP) — A 15-year-old Indianapolis girl whose burned body was found over the weekend was likely abducted and killed by someone she didn't know, police and family members said Tuesday.KEN KUSMERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:14:23 GMTCilic tops Simon in 5 sets, makes US Open quarters YORK (AP) — Marin Cilic held off Gilles Simon this time, winning their U.S. Open fourth-round match 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEvents, 02 Sep 2014 23:14:21 GMTJustice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday began reviewing tough new Texas voter ID rules challenged by the Obama administration in a trial that could threaten the polarizing law, although a decision isn't expected before the November election.PAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansUnited States General ElectionState electionsJudicial electionsNational courtsVotingSocial issuesSocial affairsEventsElectionsGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesJudiciaryLegislationLegislatureLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsGeneral electionsTexasUnited StatesCorpus ChristiNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:14:02 GMTCowboys' Brent reinstated, suspended for 10 games Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent is being allowed to return to the NFL, though he won't play right away.SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsSports transactionsViolent crimeSports businessProfessional footballFootballCrimeGeneral newsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 22:46:33 GMTFigures on government spending and debt (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.fGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyGovernment finance, 02 Sep 2014 21:38:23 GMTBrazil: new project to clean Olympic waters DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro officials on Tuesday unveiled a new sanitation project that aims to eliminate the stain of raw sewage defiling the waters of Rio de Janeiro's Gloria Marina, where the 2016 Olympic sailing events are to be held.JENNY BARCHFIELDiGeneral newsSportsSummer Olympic gamesSailingCoastlines and beachesOlympic gamesEventsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureBrazilRio de JaneiroSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Sep 2014 23:25:50 GMTUS court hears debate in NSA phone records case YORK (AP) — A lawyer defending the government's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records found himself facing tough questions Tuesday from appeals judges wanting to know whether the program will inevitably lead to, as one judge put it, the government's study of "every American's everything."LARRY NEUMEISTERhtGeneral newsTechnologyNational securityIntelligence agenciesGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:33:25 GMTWhat to watch at US Open: Djokovic takes on Murray YORK (AP) — Andy Murray went more than a year between victories over top-10 opponents.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsNew YorkUnited StatesNew York CityQueensNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 22:36:03 GMTOfficials: Accused Texas killer targeted others, Texas (AP) — The man charged in the deaths last year of two North Texas prosecutors had intended to kill other law enforcement officials, according to court documents filed Tuesday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 22:54:32 GMTProblems abound with health law immigration papers (AP) — More than 200,000 immigrants who bought insurance through President Barack Obama's health care initiative could lose their coverage this month if they don't submit proof this week they are legally in the country, but language barriers and computer glitches are hindering efforts to alert them.KELLI KENNEDYaGeneral newsAccess to health careImmigration policyImmigrationGovernment and politicsHealth issuesHealthGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:05:16 GMTPreschools latest to take on green movement CITY (AP) — Three-year-old Clara Centola seems unconcerned by the adults around her as she works at a mini-kitchen, deciding which cloth-toy fruits and vegetables to serve her imaginary guests. There are no plastic fast-food replicas to choose from at her Oklahoma City preschool, where the real food is vegan and gluten-free.KRISTI EATONaGeneral newsLifestyleParentingRelationshipsEarly childhood educationEnvironmental educationEnvironment and natureEducationSocial affairsEnvironmentEco-friendly practicesWaste managementOklahoma CityOklahomaColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 22:08:49 GMTKenny Football? Texas A&M QB has his own nickname STATION, Texas (AP) — Just call him Kenny Trill.KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsCollege footballFootballCollege sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 22:57:13 GMTNATO coalition in Afghanistan shrinking (AP) — Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.DEB RIECHMANNwGovernment and politicsGovernment payGovernment business and financeBusinessUnited KingdomAfghanistanUnited StatesGermanyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 22:44:11 GMTChiefs give Santos shot to fulfill father's dreams CITY, Mo. (AP) — David Burnett had just landed in Atlanta on a business trip when his phone buzzed with a voice mail. On the recording, breaking with emotion, was the voice of Cairo Santos.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsProfessional footballFootballInternational studentsEducationSocial affairsUnited StatesKansas CityBrazilNorth AmericaMissouriSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 02 Sep 2014 22:35:51 GMTRecorded arrest of St. Paul man is under review (AP) — Cellphone video of a black Minnesota man's arrest is attracting attention eight months after it was recorded, and now a civilian police review board is looking into the incident.AMY FORLITIaGeneral newsArrestsCrimeLaw and orderSt. PaulMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:35:25 GMTTop South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet, Peru (AP) — The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their programming prowess and make political points.FRANK BAJAKhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologySocial mediaHackingComputer and data securityGovernment and politicsCrimeOnline mediaMediaTechnology issuesComputing and information technologyPeruLimaSouth AmericaVenezuelaUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:17:05 GMTFollowing his own rules, Monfils into US Open QFs YORK (AP) — Gael Monfils follows his own rules.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsEventsMen's sportsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:25:37 GMTExpelled black students' parents sue Ohio district (AP) — The parents of four black students who allege their children were expelled over rap music videos and targeted because of race sued a suburban school district in federal court on Tuesday, charging violations of constitutional rights including free speech.LISA CORNWELLaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentAfrican-AmericansPrimary and secondary educationRace and ethnicityEducationSocial affairsSocial issuesEducation issuesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesOhioCincinnatiUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 22:48:12 GMTMom of autistic girl pleads guilty to child abuse CITY, Mich. (AP) — A northern Michigan woman accused of trying to kill her autistic 14-year-old daughter after describing in an online blog the family's struggles to raise her pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree child abuse.JOHN FLESHERaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeSuicidesCrimes against childrenLaw and orderMichiganTraverse CityUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:55:15 GMTPG&E penalized $1.4B for deadly pipeline blast FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulatory judges have recommended a $1.4 billion penalty against the state's largest utility for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in fire, killing eight people and prompting national alerts about aging pipelines.ELLEN KNICKMEYERaBusinessGeneral newsExplosionsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsAccidents and disastersEnergy industryIndustriesUtilitiesSuburbsCrimeMunicipal governmentsSocial affairsLocal governmentsIndustrial products and servicesSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:32:10 GMTRecorded arrest of St. Paul man under review PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Cellphone video of a black Minnesota man's arrest in a St. Paul skyway by officers who appear to be white is attracting attention eight months after it was recorded.aGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeSt. PaulMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:32:22 GMTHouston's Carter quietly contending for HR title (AP) — When strangers approach Chris Carter, he's ready for the question. His reply is usually something like: "No, I don't play for the Houston Texans."KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 22:17:30 GMTQuestions for FSU and Alabama after opening week down the ballots for the first regular-season AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's opening weekend.RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballAlabamaFloridaOhioSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:22:27 GMTLawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated (AP) — An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi say the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.JACQUES BILLEAUDJOSH CORNFIELDaGeneral newsCrimeAccidentsViolent crimeAccidents and disastersViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsArizonaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Jersey, 02 Sep 2014 22:52:36 GMTCenterplate: CEO resigns over dog's mistreatment, Conn. (AP) — Sports catering business Centerplate has announced the resignation of its chief executive after video from an elevator security camera posted online shows a man kicking a puppy and yanking its leash.aGeneral newsSportsCorporate managementCorporate newsBusinessPersonnelStamfordConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:38:05 GMT30 teens escape from Nashville detention center, Tenn. (AP) — Thirty teens "overwhelmed" their minders at a juvenile detention center by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then crawling under a weak spot in a chain-link fence. By Tuesday evening, seven were still on the run.ERIK SCHELZIGaGeneral newsJuvenile crimeCrimeCorrectional systemsLaw and orderIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:21:26 GMTVenezuela rails against portrayal in US spy drama, Venezuela (AP) — Critics have mostly ignored the new TNT spy drama "Legends," but it's creating a furor in Venezuela.HANNAH DREIERiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentGovernment and politicsChemical weaponsEspionageTerrorismWar and unrestWeapons of mass destructionCrimeVenezuelaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:55:27 GMTSotomayor to receive Hepburn Medal from Bryn Mawr MAWR, Pa. (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be honored by Bryn Mawr College for her trailblazing legal career.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciary, 02 Sep 2014 22:05:22 GMTNFL star, boxer Charlie Powell dies in California DIEGO (AP) — Charlie Powell, the San Diego sports all-star who was one of the first black NFL players and who later became a boxer and fought Cassius Clay, has died. He was 82.sSportsBoxingObituariesCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:50:54 GMTAlaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths, Alaska (AP) — Television ads in Alaska's U.S. Senate race have been pulled by the two major party candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims.BECKY BOHRERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureCrimeLegislatureCampaignsState governmentsAlaskaUnited StatesJuneauNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:01:44 GMTLos Angeles jury convicts man of 3 serial murders ANGELES (AP) — A man who authorities believe strangled dozens of women as he moved from place to place around the country was convicted Tuesday of three 1980s murders in Los Angeles.ROBERT JABLONaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 22:26:54 GMTGOP govs' group hits Democrats in Colorado, Maine (AP) — The Democratic governor of Colorado is soft on a convicted killer and the Democrats' hopeful in Maine would dole out millions in tax dollars to immigrants in the country illegally, the Republican Governors Association tells voters in ads that started running Tuesday.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsPolitical scandalsCampaignsLegislatureImmigrationPolitical partiesExecutive branchGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessPolitical issuesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesMaineColoradoNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:17:52 GMTTeen sues DMV after being told to remove makeup, S.C. (AP) — A 16-year-old in South Carolina sued the state's Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday because the agency won't allow him to take a driver's license photo wearing makeup.MEG KINNARDaGeneral newsFashionBeauty and fashionLifestyleGender issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsColumbiaSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 22:55:36 GMTIt's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat YORK (AP) — Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.SCOTT MAYEROWITZtTravelLifestyleTransportation safetyAir travelIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTransportationGeneral newsUnited StatesFloridaNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:27:10 GMTPaul Ryan blames Obama in rise of Islamic State (AP) — U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan blamed the Obama administration Tuesday for contributing to the circumstances that led to the swift ascent of the Islamic State, a militant group that purportedly beheaded a second American journalist in two weeks.DINESH RAMDEaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsForeign policyGovernment policyUnited StatesMilwaukeeIraqNorth AmericaWisconsinMiddle East, 02 Sep 2014 22:44:38 GMTPenn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State student is gaining an Internet reputation as a "squirrel whisperer" for befriending, feeding and dressing up a furry little friend she has named "Sneezy."aOdditiesRodentsMammalsAnimals, 02 Sep 2014 22:27:02 GMT2 NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing, N.C. (AP) — One of North Carolina's longest-serving death-row inmates and his half brother are being freed after three decades in prison after another man's DNA was discovered on a cigarette butt left near the body of a girl the siblings were convicted of killing.JONATHAN DREWaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderNorth CarolinaLumbertonUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:11:14 GMTJimi Jamison, lead singer of Survivor, dead at 63 YORK (AP) — Jimi Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as "Burning Heart" and "Is This Love," has died. He was 63.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentObituariesMemphisTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:33:11 GMTCandidates in Alaska governor's race join forces, Alaska (AP) — The independent and Democratic candidates for Alaska governor say they are merging their campaigns to give them a better shot at unseating Republican incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell.RACHEL D'OROaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsAlaskaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 22:56:06 GMTAir Force instructor convicted in sex scandal dies ANTONIO (AP) — The first Air Force instructor convicted of rape in a sex scandal at one of the nation's busiest military training centers has died in prison.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 23:00:37 GMTFormer Va. governor's corruption case goes to jury, Va. (AP) — The corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison was in the hands Tuesday of jurors who must decide whether the couple sold the influence of the office to a wealthy vitamin executive seeking legitimacy for his company's signature product.LARRY O'DELLaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsFraud and false statementsCelebrityPolitical corruptionCrimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLaw and orderPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 22:17:22 GMTUS rejects Norwegian Air bid for US-Europe flights (AP) — In a case that has labor and trade policy implications, the Obama administration on Tuesday rejected a request that would have immediately permitted a low-cost air carrier to begin flights between the U.S. and Europe while the government is still reviewing its application for new service.JOAN LOWYwBusinessGovernment and politicsTravelLifestyleIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsNorwayEuropeUnited StatesIrelandSoutheast AsiaWestern EuropeNorth AmericaAsia, 02 Sep 2014 22:36:50 GMTNFL suspends Irsay 6 games, fines him $500,000, Ind. (AP) — The NFL suspended Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard on the Indianapolis Colts owner Tuesday just hours after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from an embarrassing March traffic stop.RICK CALLAHANaGeneral newsSportsAthlete compensationSports transactionsNFL Super BowlSports governanceLegal proceedingsCrimeProfessional footballArrestsDopingDrug-related crimeReckless endangermentSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessEventsFootballLaw and orderIndianaIndianapolisUnited StatesNorth America, 02 Sep 2014 21:25:46 GMTJustin Verlander addresses online photo hacking (AP) — Justin Verlander wants to keep his private life just that — private.TOM WITHERSeArts and entertainmentSportsCelebrityEntertainmentComputer crimeCrimeGeneral newsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 02 Sep 2014 21:17:15 GMT3 fatally shot, 2 wounded at Kansas City homes CITY, Mo. (AP) — Three people were killed and two others critically wounded in a shooting in a residential neighborhood in south Kansas City on Tuesday afternoon, and police were searching for a missing SUV.BILL DRAPERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaKansas, 02 Sep 2014 23:14:30 GMT