FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:41:33 -0700Congress sends VA overhaul to White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0b1d66385aa442dba61e6f3efbb069dWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has passed a landmark bill to help veterans avoid long waits for health care and fix other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs.MATTHEW DALYwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHealthVeteransLegislatureLegislationMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0b1d66385aa442dba61e6f3efbb069dFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:44:55 GMTIvanovic advances to Bank of the West quartershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90ed8145291540aaab5d52733feb5c0dSTANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Ana Ivanovic advanced to her first Bank of the West quarterfinal, beating qualifier Carol Zhao 6-1, 6-1 on Thursday.RICK EYMERsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90ed8145291540aaab5d52733feb5c0dThu, 31 Jul 2014 23:59:08 GMTMurder charges for couple whose dogs killed runnerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f12cb16424344ae5a42ffd4b75b91978LAPEER, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed second-degree murder charges against a couple they say owned two dogs that fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger on in rural Michigan.aGeneral newsDogsViolent crimeCrimeMammalsAnimalsAccidentsAccidents and disastersMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f12cb16424344ae5a42ffd4b75b91978Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:27:44 GMTRich get richer: Price traded to Tigershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/643b3977f1aa4451a3cb05deff38e6dbDETROIT (AP) — When David Price was finally traded, it was to an unexpected bidder.NOAH TRISTERsSportsAthlete compensationProfessional baseballSports transactionsSports businessBaseballMen's sportsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/643b3977f1aa4451a3cb05deff38e6dbFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:19:55 GMTWitnesses: No security-camera videos show blasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebd68366cc5e4719ab4c040b53a7ab1eSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The FBI capped off its attempt to persuade a federal judge that it is not hiding unreleased surveillance videos from the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing by bringing witnesses Thursday who testified that there have never been any security-camera videos of the bomb going off.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsGovernment surveillanceBombingsNational courtsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryOklahoma CityOklahomaSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebd68366cc5e4719ab4c040b53a7ab1eThu, 31 Jul 2014 23:14:46 GMTAP Source: Trump advances in Bills sale processhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba99dec532444eb787174083a81404a5BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A person familiar with the Buffalo Bills' sale selection process has told The Associated Press that Donald Trump has been chosen to advance to the next round of bidding.JOHN WAWROWaBusinessGeneral newsSportsProfessional footballFootballBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba99dec532444eb787174083a81404a5Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:55:35 GMTDefending champion Red Sox trade 5 playershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62ee4ce25824464d80cf3a38567872f9BOSTON (AP) — The last-place Boston Red Sox traded pitching for power.HOWARD ULMANsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballSports businessBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthBostonOaklandNew York CityMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62ee4ce25824464d80cf3a38567872f9Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:32:23 GMTOregon Medicaid targets expensive hepatitis drughttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bd0aeee503c4c8fbd84d958018110cdWILSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon Medicaid committee on Thursday significantly scaled back access to an effective — but expensive — new drug used to treat hepatitis C.JONATHAN J. COOPERaGeneral newsHealthDrug-related crimeGovernment-funded health insuranceState governmentsDiseases and conditionsGovernment programsHealth care costsHealth issuesCrimeGovernment and politicsOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bd0aeee503c4c8fbd84d958018110cdFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:22:43 GMTJohnson beats Karlovic, Raonic wins at Citi Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58f7417a211d4a36b360373a8846a275WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Johnson is turning into a giant killer.BENJAMIN STANDIGsSportsTennisMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58f7417a211d4a36b360373a8846a275Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:54:35 GMTJudge won't free Russian accused of hacking in UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/368687429de54309ad3c6fb5ebd5ed74HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A federal judge in the U.S. territory of Guam denied a motion Thursday to release a Russian lawmaker's son accused of hacking computers inside hundreds of U.S. businesses.GRACE GARCES BORDALLOhtBusinessGeneral newsComputer crimeIdentity theftHackingNational courtsCrimeTechnology issuesTechnologyNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryGuamHagatnaRussiaUnited StatesMaldivesOceaniaEastern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/368687429de54309ad3c6fb5ebd5ed74Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:44:42 GMTAP Source: Trump advances in Bills' sale processhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a68d68022d914860aab44029b13532c3BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump has been chosen to advance to the next round of bidding to purchase the Buffalo Bills, a person familiar with the sale selection process told The Associated Press on Thursday.JOHN WAWROWaBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports team ownership changesMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessProfessional footballFootballBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a68d68022d914860aab44029b13532c3Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:34:34 GMTAustralia welcomes Gaza ceasefire as 'marvelous'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe81ae19dc23467cb410d20e3e66f9e5CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Friday welcomed a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas as "a marvelous humanitarian thing."iGeneral newsCease firesWar and unrestGovernment and politicsAustraliaIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastOceaniaPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fe81ae19dc23467cb410d20e3e66f9e5Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:59:10 GMTSuspect in border agent's death extradited to UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/104b16a9c1ba47eebe35b3c055229810TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect in the 2010 killing of U.S. Border Patrol agent Brian Terry, the slaying at the center of the scandal over the botched U.S. gun-smuggling probe known as Operation Fast and Furious, was extradited to the United States from Mexico on Thursday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeConspiracyExtraditionLegal proceedingsCrimeArrestsLaw and orderTheftTucsonUnited StatesArizonaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/104b16a9c1ba47eebe35b3c055229810Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:29:34 GMTPrice, Lester, Lackey traded in deadline flurryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8da68582ca034bac91c09ba7e706e1eaBaseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.The Associated PresssSportsSports transactionsBaseballProfessional baseballSports businessMen's sportsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8da68582ca034bac91c09ba7e706e1eaFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:32:57 GMTUSDA overhauls decades-old poultry inspectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71e55b8bee494f8983899e88ee12336dWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year.MARY CLARE JALONICKwBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsHealthLifestyleGovernment and politicsFood safetyProduction facilitiesPublic healthProducts and servicesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71e55b8bee494f8983899e88ee12336dFri, 01 Aug 2014 01:10:45 GMTCongress sends highway bill to White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38149147ebf54fc5b35f1bf52de90f1bWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has approved a bill to prevent a 28 percent cut in federal highway and mass transit aid at the height of the summer construction season.wBusinessGovernment and politicsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38149147ebf54fc5b35f1bf52de90f1bFri, 01 Aug 2014 01:07:53 GMTPhelps to compete in 4 events at US nationalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d45a17906be94d8295ba918e4b0b3577Michael Phelps will match his most grueling program since coming out of retirement, entering four events at next week's U.S. national championships.PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsSwimmingMen's sportsAquaticsMen's aquaticshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d45a17906be94d8295ba918e4b0b3577Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:05:03 GMTDustin Johnson takes leave of absence from golfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d7e9050fb484c0199897ec9dbf8354bAKRON, Ohio (AP) — Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges," a swift end to his season that will keep him from playing the PGA Championship, the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsBritish Open GolfPGA ChampionshipsMen's golfRyder CupMen's sportsGolfEventsUnited StatesAkronOhioNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d7e9050fb484c0199897ec9dbf8354bThu, 31 Jul 2014 23:30:46 GMTImmigration issue produces congressional disarrayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fde787af466a4558a66e19e2fc7f7492WASHINGTON (AP) — Once more, the tea party forced House Speaker John Boehner to blink.ERICA WERNERwBusinessGovernment and politicsImmigration policyLegislatureLegislationImmigrationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesAlabamaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fde787af466a4558a66e19e2fc7f7492Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:10:18 GMTVP Biden praises Japan's new military policyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50dfd93620324cc280a7b53a9fef231cWASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is welcoming Japan's decision to loosen restrictions on its military to allow greater use of force to defend other countries.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsJapanUnited StatesEast AsiaMiddle EastAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/50dfd93620324cc280a7b53a9fef231cFri, 01 Aug 2014 01:26:44 GMTUS, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2aa9a9fcacb4a7588766bcf98d0e121JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Friday morning, the United Nations and United States announced, although Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there were "no guarantees" the lull in violence would bring an end to the 24-day-old Gaza war.IAN DEITCHIBRAHIM BARZAKiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsTerritorial disputesCease firesProperty damageIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessDiplomacyInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelCairoGaza StripMiddle EastUnited StatesEgyptNorth AfricaAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2aa9a9fcacb4a7588766bcf98d0e121Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:54:54 GMTSenate kills spending bill for border crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceff339d7e044624a7e044776cf7be94WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied migrant youths arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has died in the Senate on a procedural vote.wBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureLegislationImmigrationGovernment financeGovernment business and financeSocial issuesSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceff339d7e044624a7e044776cf7be94Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:49:12 GMTFla. man guilty of throwing baby from car windowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e25e9215b9a4dc184ee1a1d17f114e1TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man was convicted of murder Thursday for tossing a 3-month-old boy out a moving car window along an interstate, killing the infant instantly.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e25e9215b9a4dc184ee1a1d17f114e1Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:51:27 GMTCongress oks VA, highway bills, not border measurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/670c6b0d6ba542c88387fb4e736aba0eWASHINGTON (AP) — Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking illegally to the United States.DAVID ESPOwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislature2012 United States Presidential ElectionBorder securityUnited States Presidential ElectionImmigration policyLegislationPolitical partiesImmigrationVeteransNational electionsElectionsEventsMilitary and defenseGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesPolitical organizationsMilitary affairsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaIsraelTexasNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/670c6b0d6ba542c88387fb4e736aba0eFri, 01 Aug 2014 01:11:35 GMTAPNewsBreak: Colorado tightening edible pot ruleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dba9254d3584d639309ea1ba5736c13DENVER (AP) — Alarmed by booming sales of highly potent edible marijuana products, Colorado regulators have drafted an emergency rule making it easier for new users to tell how much pot they're eating.KRISTEN WYATTaBusinessGeneral newsRecreational drug laws and regulationsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8dba9254d3584d639309ea1ba5736c13Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:36:27 GMTGas explosions kill 20, injure 270 in Taiwanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f9b5415fd9940eaba3908824171a32aTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A series of underground gas explosions killed 20 people and injured 270 others late Thursday in Taiwan's second-largest city, authorities said.GLADYS TSAIiGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTaiwanGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f9b5415fd9940eaba3908824171a32aFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:04:23 GMTOfficials: US citizen killed by bandits in Haitihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5056c6b6c8d4474dba90ebe95ff58b52PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An American citizen of Haitian descent was killed last week by armed robbers shortly after arriving in her impoverished Caribbean homeland to visit relatives, friends and officials said Thursday.iGeneral newsEmbassiesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsHaitiPort-au-PrinceUnited StatesMassachusettsCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5056c6b6c8d4474dba90ebe95ff58b52Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:11:28 GMT10 Things to Know for Fridayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d3f5820cad149a7953268228f1a9fc9Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsWar and unrestLegislatureGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3d3f5820cad149a7953268228f1a9fc9Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:27:44 GMTLackey goes from Red Sox to Cards for Kelly, Craighttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a9e793ca46f4cb4aebfcaa1c038e86bBOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox traded right-hander John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig before Thursday's deadline.HOWARD ULMANsSportsSports transactionsBaseballProfessional baseballSports businessMen's sportsMissouriBostonSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth AmericaMassachusettsCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a9e793ca46f4cb4aebfcaa1c038e86bFri, 01 Aug 2014 01:11:48 GMTDefault fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f9129f9724a4c0993cb1e4fe7ad35e7BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina entered economic limbo Thursday, forced into a default that could undermine an already frail economy if a dispute with U.S. creditors is not resolved soon.ALMUDENA CALATRAVAiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsFinancial servicesIndustriesArgentinaUnited StatesBuenos AiresSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f9129f9724a4c0993cb1e4fe7ad35e7Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:07:36 GMTNY judge: US warrant can reach email in Irelandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/979d7cd3934f429da9755fdb5c234fbcNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. law enforcement can force Microsoft Corp. to turn over emails it stores in Ireland, a judge ruled in a case that technology companies have rallied around as they pursue billions of dollars in data storage business abroad.LARRY NEUMEISTERhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate legal affairsLegal proceedingsTechnology law and ethicsCloud computingData storageCorporate newsLaw and orderInternet technologyComputing and information technologyCommunication technologyTechnology issuesIrelandUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/979d7cd3934f429da9755fdb5c234fbcThu, 31 Jul 2014 23:27:44 GMTOklahoma man admits killing 2 girls, fianceehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12b446845a574464932808618dc38f52OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) — A man accused of killing two girls along a rural Oklahoma road in 2008, but who wasn't arrested until after being questioned in his fiancée's death three years later, pleaded guilty in both cases Thursday.JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/12b446845a574464932808618dc38f52Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:57:19 GMTFaxon, Fay to work for Fox Sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba8e0d82de7d40ffb135abb8f6be4f7fAKRON, Ohio (AP) — Brad Faxon and David Fay are returning to the broadcast booth for Fox Sports.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsRyder CupMen's sportsGolfMen's golfSports mediaEventsTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentUnited StatesAkronOhioNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba8e0d82de7d40ffb135abb8f6be4f7fFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:19:04 GMTSudan woman who faced death over faith lands in UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a30446055ab749febe270ddedb26d078MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter" and later by cheering supporters waving American flags in New Hampshire.HOLLY RAMERGEOFF MULVIHILLaGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSudanManchesterUnited StatesNew HampshirePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaSouth SudanMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a30446055ab749febe270ddedb26d078Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:22:24 GMTCongress races to finish VA, highway billshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e342af01be384a8486678f5f17434a39WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking illegally to the United States.DAVID ESPOwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislature2012 United States Presidential ElectionBorder securityUnited States Presidential ElectionImmigration policyLegislationPolitical partiesImmigrationVeteransNational electionsElectionsEventsMilitary and defenseIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesPolitical organizationsMilitary affairsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaIsraelTexasNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e342af01be384a8486678f5f17434a39Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:54:45 GMTKristen Gillman leads Junior PGA at Miramonthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc8476c284ae40059ff24907a0262d5cBRYAN, Texas (AP) — Kristen Gillman increased her lead to six strokes Thursday in the Junior PGA Championship, shooting a 1-under 70 at Miramont to reach 11 under.sSportsPGA ChampionshipsMen's golfGolfWomen's golfEventsMen's sportsWomen's sportsTexasBryanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dc8476c284ae40059ff24907a0262d5cFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:46:18 GMTObama: Everyone can learn from Special Olympicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34aa4cb58a024085bf34c88c53a4e4beWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Special Olympics and its athletes represent values like pride, dignity and teamwork that offer lessons for all people.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsSportsDisability sportsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34aa4cb58a024085bf34c88c53a4e4beFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:36:24 GMTCIA spied on Senate, internal review findshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d65e65885fbe4e6fa7aab6e1847554f1WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist behavior by CIA officers.KEN DILANIANwGovernment and politicsIntelligence agenciesSeparation of powersLegislatureEspionageCriminal investigationsActs of tortureClassified informationHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfarePolitical issuesCrimeGeneral newsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d65e65885fbe4e6fa7aab6e1847554f1Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:40:43 GMTUS warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e75559d719a34de982e1afeb06440ebcNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.MIKE STOBBEaHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGeneral newsPublic healthTravel safetyTravelLifestyleAfricaWest AfricaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e75559d719a34de982e1afeb06440ebcThu, 31 Jul 2014 23:52:53 GMTTrump selected to advance in Bills' sale processhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/645097702a564c14a9209f2a396e946dBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump remains in the running to purchase the Buffalo Bills.JOHN WAWROWaBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports team ownership changesMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessProfessional footballFootballBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/645097702a564c14a9209f2a396e946dFri, 01 Aug 2014 01:22:49 GMTCandidate goes homeless to show economic gaphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0e9ec275af744d894429fa01b78626aSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Republican candidate for California governor said Thursday he spent a week living as a homeless person in Fresno to highlight the disparity between the governor's claim that the state is making an economic comeback and the reality faced by the working poor in the nation's most populous state.JULIET WILLIAMSaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSmall businessState electionsElectionsEconomyState governmentsJob huntingRecessions and depressionsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCareersCampaignsCaliforniaFresnoSan FranciscoSacramentoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0e9ec275af744d894429fa01b78626aFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:34:40 GMTGaza truce comes after days of pushing for a dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8428eb99edf4ca692ea9b73ffa1ed61NEW DELHI (AP) — Hours past midnight Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was still working the phones, trying to come up with a cease-fire plan to stop the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip. He'd been pushing for a deal all day — in fact, for more than a week — and nailing down a final agreement was proving elusive.LARA JAKESiGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsDiplomacyInternational relationsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerritorial disputesCease firesGeneral newsEgyptPalestinian territoriesNew DelhiIsraelCairoIndiaMiddle EastGaza StripTurkeyUnited StatesQatarNorth AfricaAfricaSouth AsiaAsiaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8428eb99edf4ca692ea9b73ffa1ed61Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:01:15 GMTMan accused of putting needles in packaged meathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c50ed5addaf40ba88414e53ef15c9edEAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A 68-year-old Illinois man was jailed without bond Thursday after being accused by federal prosecutors of inserting sewing needles into a packaged meat "just for the hell of it" at a grocery store in his hometown for more than a year.JIM SUHRaBusinessGeneral newsCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c50ed5addaf40ba88414e53ef15c9edFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:00:03 GMTGas explosions kill 22, injure 270 in Taiwanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9551122cdf274d08b3799724de051cf8TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Several underground gas explosions killed 22 people and injured 270 others in Taiwan's second-largest city, authorities said Friday.GLADYS TSAIiGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTaiwanGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9551122cdf274d08b3799724de051cf8Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:13:19 GMTArrested Spider-Man: Characters make Times Squarehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efb87bd26e674b089625936819270e46NEW YORK (AP) — A costumed Spider-Man accused of slugging a police officer in Times Square says its superhero and comic characters are key ingredients of the flavor of the Crossroads of the World.aGeneral newsCrimeArrestsLaw and orderNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efb87bd26e674b089625936819270e46Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:30:44 GMTJohnson beat 9th-seeded Karlovic at Citi Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee6da0a222a44f67a420689eb4288c04WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Johnson knocked off another seeded player in the Citi Open, beating ninth-seeded Ivo Karlovic 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals.sSportsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisMen's sportsWomen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee6da0a222a44f67a420689eb4288c04Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:25:47 GMTCongress votes final passage on highway billhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7602df8afbf54acb9045798a7bf6cc53WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress gave final approval Thursday to a $10.8 billion bill to keep federal highway funds flowing to states through the summer construction season and the fall elections.wBusinessGovernment and politicsUnited States General ElectionLegislatureEventsGeneral electionsElectionsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7602df8afbf54acb9045798a7bf6cc53Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:30:46 GMTTesla posts 2Q loss, prepares Nevada factory sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fae052caf9fc42b3aad0d24c7d6551b4PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors widened its loss in the second quarter as it prepared for the launch of a new SUV and started work on a massive new battery plant.DEE-ANN DURBINfBusinessProduction facilitiesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsPalo AltoNevadaCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fae052caf9fc42b3aad0d24c7d6551b4Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:25:07 GMTPolice: Injured Comic-Con cosplayer fell at hotelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4faa56adba78408ba90e6d8620b4879bSAN DIEGO (AP) — Police say a costumed teenager who was found bloody and unconscious during Comic-Con was likely the victim of a fall, and the injuries weren't caused by an assault.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsComic-Con InternationalEventsEntertainmentSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4faa56adba78408ba90e6d8620b4879bFri, 01 Aug 2014 00:59:32 GMTLawmakers employ gimmicks to pay for highway fundshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b81d643f0964ad0b81609e76fc63ce5WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is providing $11 billion to prevent a 28 percent reduction in federal highway and mass transit spending at the peak of the summer construction season. The Senate passed a House-written bill to augment federal gasoline and diesel fuel taxes for keeping the federal Highway Trust Fund solvent through next May. The bill raises the money through:wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment pensions and social securityLegislatureGovernment business and financeBusinessUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3b81d643f0964ad0b81609e76fc63ce5Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:13:07 GMT