FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Nov 2014 00:28:20 -0800Kane's late goal lifts Blackhawks over Flames 4-3, Alberta (AP) — Patrick Kane scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyAlbertaCalgaryCanadaNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 05:09:28 GMTGift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV YORK (AP) — Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV.ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsLifestylePersonal financeTechnologyTelevision programsEntertainmentEntertainment and media technologyConsumer electronicsOnline mediaMobile phonesMedia, 21 Nov 2014 08:07:27 GMTScott stays in contention at Australian Masters, Australia (AP) — Defending champion Adam Scott stayed in contention at the Australian Masters on Friday with a 4-under 68 to leave him six shots off the lead after two rounds at Metropolitan Golf Club.sSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfMelbourneAustraliaSydneyOceania, 21 Nov 2014 06:56:32 GMTNewtown shooter's history reviewed in new report, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut agency that investigated the background of the socially isolated, violence-obsessed man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is issuing a report on his mental health and educational history.aGeneral newsSandy Hook Elementary School shootingViolent crimeMental healthEventsCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationHealthConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:49:20 GMTPerry's SO goal gives Ducks 4-3 win over Canucks, British Columbia (AP) — Corey Perry scored the shootout winner, lifting the Anaheim Ducks to a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyBritish ColumbiaVancouverSouth CarolinaCanadaNorth AmericaUnited States, 21 Nov 2014 06:33:14 GMTFACT CHECK: Obama's claims on illegal immigration (AP) — President Barack Obama made some notable omissions in his remarks about the unilateral actions he's taking on immigration.ALICIA A. CALDWELLERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 08:11:01 GMTNo. 12 Kansas State beats West Virginia 26-20, W.Va. (AP) — Jake Waters' special night has No. 12 Kansas State back in a first-place tie in the Big 12.JOHN RABYsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballKansasWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 05:22:38 GMTJapan's lower house dissolved for snap election (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan's parliament Friday, forcing a snap election in an apparent bid to shore up support for his scandal-plagued government so that he can pursue his policy goals.MARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsPolitical scandalsParliamentary electionsEconomyGovernment and politicsCabinetsCampaign finance improprietiesPolitical approval ratingsRecessions and depressionsPolitical issuesElectionsCampaignsBusinessCrimePublic opinionSocial affairsJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsia, 21 Nov 2014 07:40:11 GMTObama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders (AP) — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsImmigrationImmigration policyElectionsLegislatureLegislationImpeachmentsPolitical partiesSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyPolitical issuesPolitical organizationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNew York CityNorth AmericaNew York, 21 Nov 2014 07:16:41 GMTWest Virginia loses to No. 12 Kansas State 26-20, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia may have to finish the regular season without quarterback Clint Trickett.JOHN RABYsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballKansasVirginiaWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 05:37:42 GMTProsecutors drop charges for 3 men 40 years later (AP) — There is a possibility that three men, two brothers and their best friend, could be reunited nearly 40 years after they were sentenced to death for a 1975 slaying they say they did not commit.MARK GILLISPIEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:41:44 GMTStimulus merits in focus as ECB weighs action, Germany (AP) — Japan's return to recession has renewed questions about the effectiveness of its recent monetary stimulus — and how anything similar would help Europe's struggling economy.PAN PYLASDAVID MCHUGHiBusinessGeneral newsConsumer spendingEconomyRecessions and depressionsCurrency marketsGovernment and politicsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyGovernment financeFinancial marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesEuropeGermanyWestern Europe, 21 Nov 2014 06:11:37 GMTMistakes send No. 25 Duke to 45-20 loss to UNC, N.C. (AP) — A return to the Atlantic Coast Conference title game slipped out of Duke's hands — in large part because the 25th-ranked Blue Devils couldn't keep hold of the ball.JOEDY McCREARYsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballNorth CarolinaDurhamUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 05:21:42 GMTMarine with robotic legs to get Bronze Star DIEGO (AP) — A Marine who wanted to remain on active duty after a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan left him paralyzed plans to walk across a military stage with robotic leg braces to receive the Bronze Star.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:05:41 GMTRepublicans scramble for response to Obama (AP) — Fresh off their big midterm elections victory, congressional Republicans thought they might be on the offensive against a chastened President Barack Obama right about now.ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsLegislatureImmigration policyRace and ethnicityHispanicsImmigrationPolitical partiesLegislationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 08:17:44 GMTCops: Woman killed ex, son on day engagement ended, Vt. (AP) — A woman accused of fatally shooting her fiance and his son on the day he ended their engagement pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderVermontUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 07:41:42 GMTDutch move 122 tons of gold out of US (AP) — The Dutch Central Bank says it has recently shipped 122.5 tons of gold worth around 4 billion euros ($5 billion) from safekeeping in New York back to its headquarters in Amsterdam.iBusinessGeneral newsReserve assetsEconomyFinancial servicesIndustriesNetherlandsWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Nov 2014 08:17:00 GMTLehigh-Lafayette rivalry reaches 150 on big stage YORK (AP) — The memories of the last Lafayette-Lehigh game in which George Hossenlopp played still sting 50 years later.RALPH D. RUSSOaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsHigh school sportsAssassination of John F. KennedyFootballEventsAssassinationsNew YorkPennsylvaniaAuburnUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 08:00:17 GMTRuling expected on New Jersey sports betting, N.J. (AP) — A ruling could come on whether New Jersey horse tracks and casinos can start accepting bets on sports in defiance of the nation's major sports leagues and the federal government.aGeneral newsSportsSports bettingGambling laws and regulationsNational courtsSports businessGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:35:54 GMTMarine with robotic leg braces to get Bronze Star DIEGO (AP) — Capt. Derek Herrera wanted to remain on active duty after a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan left him paralyzed two years ago.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsPhilanthropic foundationsPhilanthropySocial affairsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:07:18 GMTQuotations in the News"To those members of Congress who question my authority to make our immigration system work better, or question the wisdom of me acting where Congress has failed, I have one answer: Pass a bill." — President Barack Obama, who unveiled executive actions on immigration to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation.The Associated PressaGeneral newsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 08:02:10 GMTUK anti-immigration party wins 2nd parliament seat (AP) — The British anti-immigration party, UKIP, has easily won its second seat in parliament as a former Conservative lawmaker ran well ahead of his old party.iGeneral newsParliamentary electionsGovernment and politicsLegislatureImmigrationPolitical partiesSpecial electionsElectionsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Nov 2014 08:04:19 GMTPolice question Indian guru after standoff arrest DELHI (AP) — Police on Friday started questioning an Indian guru after he was arrested at his sprawling ashram with more than 400 followers following a 10-day deadly standoff.iGeneral newsArrestsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 21 Nov 2014 05:50:32 GMTSnow ending, but rain possible for Buffalo, N.Y. (AP) — A snowfall that brought huge snowdrifts and closed roads around Buffalo was finally expected to stop, but residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and into the coming week raised the possibility of floods and the specter of roofs collapsing under the heavy loads.CAROLYN THOMPSONaGeneral newsWeatherWinter weatherAccidents and disastersFloodsNew YorkBuffaloUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:27:34 GMTWoman watches as Obama tells her story in speech VEGAS (AP) — Astrid Silva didn't hear her name when the president of the United States first said it Thursday night.KIMBERLY PIERCEALLaGeneral newsImmigration policyImmigrationGovernment policyGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesLas VegasNevadaNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:36:03 GMTAsian stock markets turn higher, yen rises, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets turned higher Friday as they juggled positive U.S. economic news and weakness in Europe, China and Japan. The yen rose against the dollar after Japan's finance minister said it had fallen too fast recently.YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyCommodity marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsGovernment and politicsJapanSouth KoreaEuropeEast AsiaSeoulChinaUnited StatesAsiaGreater ChinaNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:35:03 GMTAfghanistan's first fun park brings joy amid war, Afghanistan (AP) — Excitement builds in the queue forming behind the barbed-wire security fence outside Afghanistan's first amusement park as children in bright clothes clutch their parents' hands and hop from foot to foot in anticipation of the pleasures waiting behind the high concrete blast walls.RAHIM FAIEZiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsWar and unrestAmusement and theme parksRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsia, 21 Nov 2014 06:29:14 GMTBomb kills 2 soldiers in northwestern Pakistan, Pakistan (AP) — A police official says a roadside bomb has struck an army vehicle in northwestern Pakistan, killing two soldiers.iGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsBombingsImprovised explosivesGovernment and politicsPakistanPeshawarSouth AsiaAsia, 21 Nov 2014 07:25:12 GMTChina pledges more dialogue on regional conflicts (AP) — China's defense minister said Friday he wants to enhance dialogue to manage disputes with his country's neighbors, sounding a conciliatory note after years of sharpened confrontations over territorial claims on land and sea.CHRISTOPHER BODEENiGeneral newsInternational relationsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsChinaBeijingVietnamJapanEast AsiaIndiaSoutheast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiaSouth Asia, 21 Nov 2014 08:18:11 GMTOusted Burkina Faso president arrives in Morocco, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan state media says former Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore has arrived in Casablanca from Ivory Coast, where he initially sought refuge after demonstrations brought down his government last month.iGeneral newsMoroccoBurkina FasoIvory CoastNorth AfricaAfricaWest Africa, 21 Nov 2014 08:07:39 GMTEnemkpali leads Texas women to win at Stanford, Calif. (AP) — Nneka Enemkpali scored 18 points, and No. 10 Texas beat No. 6 Stanford 87-81 in overtime on Thursday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsTexasCaliforniaWacoUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 05:17:58 GMTPeterson says 'fresh start' might be best (AP) — Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team.aGeneral newsSportsSports governanceMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessProfessional footballFootballUnited StatesMinnesotaNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 07:40:48 GMTLA Kings hold off Carolina 3-2 for 10th home win ANGELES (AP) — Although Tanner Pearson claims he never played baseball growing up in Canada, he fooled his fellow Los Angeles Kings with a home run swing on the decisive goal against Carolina.GREG BEACHAMsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 07:06:58 GMTCal beats No. 23 Syracuse 73-59 in 2K Classic YORK (AP) — Cuonzo Martin wasn't around during California's troubles with Syracuse, though he knew all about it.BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsSyracuseCaliforniaNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 05:53:17 GMTNew Egypt comic artists push limits of expression (AP) — A new feminist comic book, the Jewelry Box, has emerged in Egypt, the latest addition in a blossoming scene of alternative comics, as artists seek freer outlets of expression in a country where independent voices are finding it harder to speak.SARAH EL DEEBiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsAnimation and comicsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsEntertainmentHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 21 Nov 2014 07:05:07 GMTStars score 3 in 3rd period to rally past Coyotes (AP) — John Klingberg, Cody Eakin and Jason Spezza all scored in the third period, rallying the Dallas Stars to a 3-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyDallasArizonaTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:09:08 GMTBjugstad leads Panthers to 3-2 SO win over Sharks JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Nick Bjugstad scored twice during regulation and added the winning goal in the shootout as the Florida Panthers won their fourth straight in San Jose, beating the Sharks 3-2 on Thursday night.RICK EYMERsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsSan JoseCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:49:41 GMTObama sets off on a sales mission on immigration (AP) — President Barack Obama and his allies, confronting a buildup of GOP criticism, are seeking to sell the president's executive actions on immigration as good politics and good policy.JIM KUHNHENNwGovernment and politicsImmigrationImmigration policyLegislatureSpecial interest groupsPolitical organizationsSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyLegislationUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 08:08:52 GMTTribal head to speed North Dakota pipeline talks, N.D. (AP) — The new leader of North Dakota's oil-rich Three Affiliated Tribes is pledging to speed negotiations on a proposed pipeline through tribal land that would curb the wasteful burning of natural gas in the state by more than 10 percent.JAMES MacPHERSONfBusinessEnergy industryIndustriesNorth DakotaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:08:26 GMTFor Obama, a bumpy road to immigration orders (AP) — President Barack Obama's sweeping immigration executive orders cap a turbulent, six-year quest to make headway on a thorny issue that has at times put the White House at odds with some of its fiercest supporters.JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsImmigration policyHispanicsLegislatureLegislationImmigrationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 08:16:03 GMTUS Navy ships briefly collide in Gulf of Aden, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A US Navy spokesman says two of its supply ships briefly collided in the Gulf of Aden but that no one was injured.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationDubaiGulf of AdenBahrainUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle East, 21 Nov 2014 07:27:20 GMTUS, Turkey still not in sync on Syria (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Friday will become the latest in a parade of U.S. officials trying to push Turkey to step up its role in the international coalition's fight against Islamic State extremists.DEB RIECHMANNiGeneral newsInternational relationsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsTurkeySyriaUnited StatesMiddle EastIstanbulAnkaraIraqWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 07:35:20 GMTChinese state media give profs a chilling warning (AP) — Over two weeks, the state-owned Liaoning Daily newspaper sent reporters to sit in on dozens of university lectures all over the country looking for what the paper said were professors "being scornful of China."JACK CHANGiGeneral newsTeachingSeparation of powersRebellions and uprisingsGovernment and politicsMediaEducationSocial affairsPolitical issuesWar and unrestChinaBeijingShanghaiUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:54:11 GMTExplosion on Gulf platform; 1 dead, 3 injured ORLEANS (AP) — An explosion occurred on an offshore oil and gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, killing one person and injuring three.aBusinessGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsLouisianaGulf of MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:40:57 GMTDemocrats preparing for Hillary Clinton campaign YORK (AP) — A nexus of Democratic groups is preparing for Hillary Rodham Clinton's widely anticipated presidential campaign.KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionCampaignsPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical fundraisingPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 08:19:20 GMTNo. 23 Syracuse falls 73-59 to Cal in 2K Classic YORK (AP) — The place was packed with orange, just like during all those years in the Big East.BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsSyracuseNew YorkCaliforniaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:09:23 GMTCuban doctor arrives in Switzerland for Ebola aid (AP) — A Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has arrived in Switzerland for treatment.iGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropeSierra LeoneWest AfricaAfrica, 21 Nov 2014 08:19:06 GMT2 Chinese activists face closed-door hearings (AP) — Two closed door hearings of prominent Chinese activists Friday drew sharp criticism for violating due process and chilling freedom of expression as Chinese authorities tighten oversight of public speech.ERIKA KINETZiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsHuman rights and civil libertiesRace and ethnicityFreedom of the pressPolitical activismLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsNews mediaMediaPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 21 Nov 2014 06:50:50 GMTCousins, Gay lead Kings past Bulls, 103-88, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins had 22 points and 14 rebounds and Rudy Gay scored 20 points to help the Sacramento Kings beat Chicago 103-88 Thursday night, snapping the Bulls' six-game road winning streak.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSacramentoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Nov 2014 06:37:06 GMTAngry Mexicans protest over 43 missing students CITY (AP) — A largely peaceful march by tens of thousands demanding the return of 43 missing students ended in violence, as a small group of masked protesters battled police in Mexico City's main square.MARK STEVENSONCHRISTOPHER SHERMANiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsMissing personsMunicipal governmentsGangsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestLocal governmentsSocial issuesSocial affairsMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 21 Nov 2014 07:06:49 GMT