FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Aug 2014 05:12:45 -0700After injury, Kings of Leon ready for stage YORK (AP) — A brotherly reunion is coming to the City of Brotherly Love: Family band Kings of Leon will play its first show Sunday in Philadelphia since drummer Nathan Followill injured his ribs.MESFIN FEKADUeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentFairs and festivalsCelebrityRecreation and leisureLifestyleNew YorkPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 30 Aug 2014 11:59:47 GMTTaliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said.AMIR SHAHiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestBombingsTerrorismAfghanistanPakistanUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaSouth AsiaNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 06:26:11 GMTLiberia reopens slum barricaded due to Ebola, Liberia (AP) — Crowds are cheering and celebrating in the streets after Liberian authorities reopened a slum where tens of thousands of people were barricaded amid the country's Ebola outbreak.iGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthLiberiaWest AfricaAfrica, 30 Aug 2014 08:53:56 GMTComputer hitch causes flight delays at Spain hub (AP) — Spain's airport authority says a computer glitch in its automated air traffic control system has caused flight delays during one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.iGeneral newsAir traffic controlAir travel disruptionsTransportationSpainMadridWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Aug 2014 11:58:29 GMTLiberia reopens slum barricaded to fight Ebola, Liberia (AP) — Crowds celebrated in the streets of Liberia's capital on Saturday after authorities reopened a slum where tens of thousands of people had been barricaded for more than a week to contain the country's Ebola outbreak.JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEHiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthLiberiaWest AfricaSenegalGuineaAfrica, 30 Aug 2014 09:52:57 GMTIntelligence nightmare: Extremists returning home (AP) — The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials.KEN DILANIANBRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsTerrorismWar and unrestCrimeNational securityBomb threatsGeneral newsLeisure travelTravelLifestyleMilitary and defenseSyriaUnited StatesMiddle EastEuropeVero BeachIraqNorth AmericaFlorida, 30 Aug 2014 07:57:05 GMTBombings kills 13 in Iraq (AP) — Two bombings targeting the Iraqi military killed 13 people, including six soldiers, south of Baghdad on Saturday, officials said.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 30 Aug 2014 11:24:24 GMTIran president condemns US sanctions 'invasion', Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani called Western sanctions an "invasion" on Saturday after Washington imposed penalties on 25 businesses, banks and individuals.iGeneral newsForeign policyGovernment policyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsTehranIranUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 11:55:21 GMTAleshin hospitalized after Fontana IndyCar crash, Calif. (AP) — Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was hospitalized in serious but stable condition Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series season finale.GREG BEACHAMsSportsAutomobile racingAccidentsAthlete injuriesIndyCarAccidents and disastersGeneral newsAthlete healthCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 07:39:56 GMTIran president condemns US sanctions "invasion", Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has called Western sanctions an "invasion" after Washington imposed penalties on 25 businesses, banks and individuals.iGeneral newsTehranIranMiddle East, 30 Aug 2014 07:28:42 GMTCalifornia appeals teacher tenure ruling ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.ANDREW DALTONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsState governmentsState legislatureEducationLaw and orderGovernment and politicsLegislatureSocial affairsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 08:26:53 GMTObama seeking allies for fight against extremists (AP) — President Barack Obama's acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition.BRADLEY KLAPPERwGovernment and politicsWar and unrestCivil warsTerrorismLegislatureGeneral newsSyriaUnited StatesIraqEuropeIranQatarTurkeyMiddle EastJordanRussiaNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEastern Europe, 30 Aug 2014 08:00:17 GMTStudy: Novel heart failure drug shows big promise new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade — a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.MARILYNN MARCHIONEaBusinessHealthHeart healthHeart failureMedical researchMedicationCardiovascular diseaseDiseases and conditionsDiagnosis and treatment, 30 Aug 2014 11:10:15 GMTSecurity guard in Lesotho capital says military occupying police stations; radio stations off (AP) — Security guard in Lesotho capital says military occupying police stations; radio stations off.iGeneral newsMilitary occupationsPoliceWar and unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsSouth AfricaLesothoSouthern AfricaAfrica, 30 Aug 2014 07:39:32 GMTStewart returns to racing but questions remain, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart was back in his comfort zone, behind the wheel of a race car.PAUL NEWBERRYaGeneral newsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARNew YorkGeorgiaAtlantaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 07:52:08 GMTSuicide attack kills 9 in Iraq (AP) — Iraqi officials say a suicide car bomb attack on an army checkpoint has killed nine people, including four soldiers, south of Baghdad.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsTerrorismBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 30 Aug 2014 09:47:20 GMTObama on Labor Day: Don't take rights for granted (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.wBusinessGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 11:25:33 GMTGrandal, Padres beat Dodgers 3-2 in 12 DIEGO (AP) — Yasmani Grandal singled in the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the San Diego Padres beat the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Friday night.BERNIE WILSONsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 06:34:43 GMTUkraine says fighter jet shot down, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.JIM HEINTZiGeneral newsSummitsWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsUkraineRussiaEuropeKievEastern Europe, 30 Aug 2014 07:45:08 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news shows (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 30 Aug 2014 07:20:42 GMTAustralia condemns peacekeepers' Syrian detention, Australia (AP) — Australia's foreign minister on Saturday criticized the detention of 44 Fijian peacekeepers by Syrian rebels and called for their unconditional release.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseAustraliaPhilippinesSyriaIsraelFijiOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsiaMiddle East, 30 Aug 2014 07:29:25 GMT11 of 24 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua, Nicaragua (AP) — The first 11 of 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a collapse in a mine in northern Nicaragua have been rescued and crews were working early Saturday to free more, officials said.LUIS MANUEL GALEANOESTEBAN FELIXiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersMaterials industryIndustriesBusinessNicaraguaManaguaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 30 Aug 2014 10:28:48 GMTCalifornia lawmakers pass first US plastic bag ban, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.aGeneral newsState legislatureGovernment and politicsMaterials industryIndustriesBusinessLegislatureState governmentsLegislationCaliforniaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 08:27:34 GMTBuster Posey goes 5 for 5 in six innings of work FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey went 5 for 5 in six innings for the San Francisco Giants on Friday night against Milwaukee, then sat down for the night.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 05:15:23 GMTLesotho military says it has disarmed police (AP) — Lesotho's military seized and disarmed two police stations in the mountainous kingdom Saturday in an effort to secure the country, the defense force spokesman said.CARLEY PETESCHiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsElectionsSouth AfricaLesothoMaseruSouthern AfricaAfrica, 30 Aug 2014 11:26:46 GMTTax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov (AP) — If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring.RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARwBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsAccess to health careHealth issuesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsProfessional servicesIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 07:27:08 GMTAngels beat A's 4-0 behind Weaver, up AL West edge, Calif. (AP) — Jered Weaver and Jon Lester both made their big league debuts in 2006. Both have pitched a no-hitter, both are three-time All-Stars.JOE RESNICKsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAlabamaCaliforniaOaklandUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 06:40:26 GMTChina warns against foreign meddling in Hong Kong (AP) — China warned against foreign meddling in Hong Kong's politics Saturday ahead of an expected announcement to recommend highly contentious restrictions on the first direct elections for the leader of the Chinese-controlled financial hub.iGeneral newsGovernment appointments and nominationsGovernment and politicsHong KongChinaUnited KingdomBeijingEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiaWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Aug 2014 06:01:23 GMTResident: Lesotho military occupies police station (AP) — The military in Lesotho has occupied police stations and surrounded some government buildings in the capital of the mountainous southern African country and are moving to other districts, a security guard at the U.S. Embassy said Saturday.CARLEY PETESCHiGeneral newsMilitary occupationsEmbassiesWar and unrestParliamentary electionsGovernment and politicsPoliceInternational relationsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessElectionsLaw enforcement agenciesSouth AfricaLesothoMaseruSouthern AfricaAfrica, 30 Aug 2014 09:55:51 GMTWhat to watch at US Open: Isner-Kohlschreiber III YORK (AP) — John Isner is not the sort to study a lot of video of past matches in order to prepare for an upcoming opponent.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisEventsWomen's sportsUnited StatesNew York CityQueensNorth AmericaNew York, 30 Aug 2014 08:54:59 GMTSloppy White Sox lose 7-1 to Verlander, Tigers (AP) — Before Friday night's game, Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura raved about Jose Abreu's improvement at first base.JOHN JACKSONsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 05:11:19 GMTSomalia launches offensive against extremists, Somalia (AP) — Military officials say the Somali army, backed by African Union forces, has launched a long-awaited operation against al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab fighters in southern Somalia.ABDI GULEDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerrorismSomaliaMogadishuEast AfricaAfrica, 30 Aug 2014 10:02:19 GMTEU leaders to pick new foreign policy chief (AP) — European Union leaders are set to decide who will be the 28-nation bloc's foreign policy chief for the next five years, with Italy's top diplomat Federica Mogherini widely seen as the front-runner for the prestigious job.JUERGEN BAETZiGeneral newsSummitsForeign policyInternational relationsDiplomacyGovernment and politicsGovernment policyEuropePolandEastern Europe, 30 Aug 2014 10:16:57 GMTWhat dispute? India and China ignore land squabble DELHI (AP) — For more than 50 years, it has pitted India against China — a smoldering dispute over who should control a swath of land larger than Austria. Two militaries have skirmished. A brief, bloody war has been fought. And today, thousands of soldiers from both countries sit deployed along their shared frontier, doing little but watching each other.TIM SULLIVANiGeneral newsInternational incidentsTerritorial disputesInternational relationsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessChinaIndiaTibetBeijingEast AsiaSouth AsiaSoutheast AsiaSouth China SeaEast China SeaGreater ChinaAsia, 30 Aug 2014 05:41:30 GMTPosey goes 5 for 5 in 6 innings, Giants rout Brews FRANCISCO (AP) — The way Buster Posey was swinging, manager Bruce Bochy figures he had at least one more hit in him.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 06:33:32 GMTNationals use long ball to beat Mariners 8-3 (AP) — Anthony Rendon hit one of Washington's four homers off Felix Hernandez, and the Nationals showed off their power in an 8-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night that snapped a three-game losing streak.TIM BOOTHsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 05:28:43 GMTTime to ditch rising stocks, or stick with them? YORK (AP) — Is it time to cash out of stocks?BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomic outlookEconomyRecessions and depressionsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsFinancial marketsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 12:01:20 GMTObama's delay on immigration creates uncertainty (AP) — President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections.JOSH LEDERMANERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsImmigration policyElectionsUnited States General ElectionLegislatureImmigrationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsEventsGeneral electionsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 07:40:56 GMTEU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine (AP) — A top European Union official said Saturday that the 28-nation bloc is set to decide new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole.JUERGEN BAETZJIM HEINTZiGeneral newsUkraineRussiaEuropeEastern Europe, 30 Aug 2014 11:22:08 GMTWesterners linked to extremist groups in Syria many as 12,000 foreigners have gone to Syria to fight the government of Bashar Assad. Many have joined extremist groups, including the al-Nusra front, an al-Qaida affiliate, and the Islamic State group, which now controls a territory straddling Syria and Iraq. The State Department lists these foreigners fighting the Assad government in Syria:The Associated PressaGovernment and politicsWar and unrestTerrorismGeneral newsSyriaMiddle East, 30 Aug 2014 08:02:18 GMTEgypt court gives 8 Islamists life sentences (AP) — Egypt's state news agency is reporting that a Cairo court has sentenced Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Mohammed Badie and seven others to life in prison on charges of planning riots, murder and sabotage.iGeneral newsIslamLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 30 Aug 2014 11:03:10 GMTHousing group: 20 years to rebuild Gaza CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.iGeneral newsTerritorial disputesMilitant groupsWar and unrestPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle East, 30 Aug 2014 10:20:20 GMTYemen clash kills 4 troops, 13 suspected militants, Yemen (AP) — Military officials in Yemen say clashes between the army and al-Qaida's local branch there have killed at least 13 suspected militants and four troops.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestYemenSanaaMiddle East, 30 Aug 2014 11:34:16 GMTHousing group says 20 years to rebuild Gaza CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.iGeneral newsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle East, 30 Aug 2014 09:28:40 GMTPalmer opens with a 63 to lead Deutsche Bank, Mass. (AP) — Ryan Palmer would not have guessed this would be his lowest round of the year, at least not the way it started.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfRyder CupGolfMen's sportsEventsMassachusettsBostonEuropeUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 08:03:46 GMTSharapova gets past Lisicki in 2 sets at US Open YORK (AP) — Maria Sharapova reached the U.S. Open's fourth round by taking five of the last six games after her opponent, Sabine Lisicki, was warned by the chair umpire about receiving coaching help.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsTennisEventsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Aug 2014 05:18:45 GMTUkrainian civilian plane crashes in Algeria, Algeria (AP) — A Ukrainian civilian cargo plane crashed in the mountains near the far southern desert city of Tamanrasset in the early hours of the morning Saturday, reported the state news agency.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationAlgeriaAlgiersWest AfricaNorth AfricaAfrica, 30 Aug 2014 11:03:02 GMTSyrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights (AP) — Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, said activists and officials, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict.DIAA HADIDOLIVER TEVESiGeneral newsInternational incidentsGovernment and politicsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseSyriaPhilippinesIsraelMiddle EastSoutheast AsiaAsia, 30 Aug 2014 10:55:39 GMTEU set to slap new sanctions on Russia (AP) — European Union leaders are poised to slap additional sanctions on Russia because of what they condemn as a continued destabilization of Ukraine and a deepening military involvement by Moscow.iGeneral newsForeign policyGovernment policyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsUkraineRussiaEuropeEastern Europe, 30 Aug 2014 09:02:06 GMTAP NewsAlert, Philippines (AP) — Philippine defense chief says Syrian rebels attacked Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights.iGeneral newsMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 30 Aug 2014 08:08:08 GMT