FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:04:29 -0800French president cheered in Ebola-stricken Guineahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae375642ef614e5885e2a62138cc0702CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — French President Francois Hollande brought a message of hope to Guinea on Friday, where thousands of residents lined the roads while clapping, drumming and dancing to catch a glimpse of the first Western leader to visit a country hard hit by Ebola.By MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsEpidemicsAccidents and disastersInternational relationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthPublic healthGovernment and politicsForeign aidAfricaWest AfricaGuineaConakryFranceLiberiaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae375642ef614e5885e2a62138cc0702Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:52:14 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 GMTThunder G Westbrook to return Friday nighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37792c83d1404d51a07cd8e802eac411OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder say point guard Russell Westbrook will return to action Friday night against the New York Knicks.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballPortlandOklahomaNew York CityMaineUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37792c83d1404d51a07cd8e802eac411Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:20:06 GMT3 tips for using credit wisely during the holidayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38115ae79506466c81d2f598bc2e1c6aUsing credit to tackle your holiday shopping can be tempting. And offers of a discount for opening a new account, or interest-free purchases for a year or more make it more enticing.By ALEX VEIGAfBusinessPersonal financeGift shoppingHoliday shoppingHolidaysPersonal loansFinancial servicesIndustriesShoppingLifestyleOccasionsPersonal spendinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38115ae79506466c81d2f598bc2e1c6aFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:17:48 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 GMTCarlos Sainz Jr to drive for Toro Rosso in 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/818dda7ec85a48e49dff4234d3bc3a0fFAENZA, Italy (AP) — Scuderia Toro Rosso says 20-year-old Spanish driver Carlos Sainz Jr. will pair with Max Verstappen for the Formula One team in 2015.sSportsAutomobile racingFormula Onehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/818dda7ec85a48e49dff4234d3bc3a0fFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:44:10 GMTBLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Protests for Ferguson, $15/hourhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43748db6c81040df8b4a7f08f65e3b13NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday has become the part two of the kick-off to the holiday shopping season, with stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving.By The Associated PresshtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeSmall businessTechnologyProtests and demonstrationsCulturesBoycottsHoliday shoppingLabor issuesCrimePersonal spendingHolidaysOccasionsLifestylePolitical and civil unrestSocial affairsShoppingSocial issuesManchesterNew YorkNew York CityChicagoMissouriKansasIllinoisManchesterEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth AmericaConnecticuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43748db6c81040df8b4a7f08f65e3b13Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:36:42 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 GMTSpain: Bank shootout kills police officer, suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/761cc8733b2149d4b80fd4c1da3a2322MADRID (AP) — A shootout at a bank in the northwestern Spanish city of Vigo has left a police officer and the lone suspect dead.iGeneral newsPoliceTheftCrimeViolent crimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/761cc8733b2149d4b80fd4c1da3a2322Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:05:38 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/08ceff973bdd45fca3e5980b31a32e8bNEW 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/08ceff973bdd45fca3e5980b31a32e8bFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:29:23 GMTBomb blast hits mosque in northern Nigeria cityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f3e2d8856b349fc977048b7c7c2204cKANO, Nigeria (AP) — An explosion tore through the central mosque in Nigeria's second-largest city on Friday, and officials feared the casualty toll would be high.iGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestTerrorismNigeriaKanoWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f3e2d8856b349fc977048b7c7c2204cFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:28:26 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 GMTCops: Man inspired by gangster movie uses firebombhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/935ca3eba34940f7bc0376f882a3520bDOBBS FERRY, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 19-year-old inspired by a scene in "Gangster Squad" tossed Molotov cocktails in a suburban New York community.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentArrestsLaw and orderCrimeNew YorkWhite PlainsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/935ca3eba34940f7bc0376f882a3520bFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:44:48 GMTBLACK FRIDAY LIVE: 2 arrested in SoCal Kohl'shttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e82f5636de714413a91f4d1faabbda35NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday has become the part two of the kick-off to the holiday shopping season, with stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving.By The Associated PresshtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeSmall businessTechnologyCulturesHoliday shoppingLabor issuesArrestsPersonal spendingHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleSocial affairsShoppingSocial issuesLaw and orderCrimeManchesterNew YorkNew York CityChicagoKansasMissouriManchesterIllinoisEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesNorth AmericaConnecticuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e82f5636de714413a91f4d1faabbda35Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:56:48 GMTFerguson protests move to retail storeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6d7161c525a414f98dacd3b3f59226cFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators sought to catch the attention of shoppers looking for good deals on Friday, going to major retailers around the St. Louis area to speak out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.By JIM SALTERaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsCrimePolitical and civil unrestMissouriSt. LouisChicagoUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6d7161c525a414f98dacd3b3f59226cFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:40:39 GMTStocks mixed in afternoon trading as oil stumbleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89edba6dd3ac4e718c8d9e580dc5a2e5NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mixed Friday as tumbling oil prices had a dual effect on the market: The drop boosted retailers and cruise lines, which benefit when people save on energy costs, but hurt energy companies.aBusinessGeneral newsPricesFinancial marketsEconomyStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsHong KongEast AsiaUnited StatesEuropeChinaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89edba6dd3ac4e718c8d9e580dc5a2e5Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:39:56 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 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 GMTRussian Navy successfully tests new missilehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57149db0149d4451a9852dc7f163d15aMOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Navy has successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile for a second time in as many months, proving its reliability following a troublesome development.iGeneral newsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57149db0149d4451a9852dc7f163d15aFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:19:43 GMTAustin police: More than 100 rounds firedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/445b770782204466895c2fd86651dfd2AUSTIN, 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/445b770782204466895c2fd86651dfd2Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:52:17 GMTPolice: Woman stabs self in fight over inheritancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3c2afebee8b4e0bb50571d2dff106f1MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say an argument over an inheritance ended when a woman pushed a 72-year-old man down a flight of stairs at a southern New Jersey home and stabbed herself with a knife.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNew JerseyWoodburyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3c2afebee8b4e0bb50571d2dff106f1Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:33:11 GMTVenezuelan classical music system under firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0fd52ca204d47e8bcc846fbc57a849dBOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — It has been praised the world over as a model for uplifting disadvantaged youth by connecting them with classical music.By JOSHUA GOODMANiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentArchitectureVenezuelaColombiaEuropeCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0fd52ca204d47e8bcc846fbc57a849dFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:19:17 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 GMTPope urges more Muslim opposition to IS in Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e943f582049e4358bfe92852808e27b9ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Pope Francis urged Muslim leaders to condemn the "barbaric violence" being committed in Islam's name against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria as he arrived in neighboring Turkey Friday for a delicate visit aimed at improving interfaith ties.By NICOLE WINFIELD and SUZAN FRASERiGeneral newsReligious strifeChristianityIslamPolitical refugeesFundamentalismReligionWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesHuman welfareTurkeySyriaMiddle EastSofiaAnkaraWestern EuropeEuropeBulgariaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e943f582049e4358bfe92852808e27b9Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:20:45 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 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 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/ed3ce00310284af4a29966206f8813e0HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has rejected the arguments of a home invasion killer on death row who complained that the food he is being served in prison is not kosher.By PAT EATON-ROBBaGeneral newsViolent crimeNational courtsJudaismCrimeReligionSocial affairsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed3ce00310284af4a29966206f8813e0Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:17:55 GMTCandy distribution center in Ohio ravaged by firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30c7c1a65a68430b8548681d0330a0f2MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Some orders for chocolates have been halted after fire gutted a candy warehouse and distribution center in northeast Ohio.aBusinessGeneral newsOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/30c7c1a65a68430b8548681d0330a0f2Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:30:45 GMTBlack Friday special: prison handicraftshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/568247a1ccac42238b8aa6a8612bcb2eTHOMASTON, 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 politicsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/568247a1ccac42238b8aa6a8612bcb2eFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:47:09 GMTNY car dealership roof partly collapses, killing 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/babb8cc185b34e8d8d23e84b4e7519ecNEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a New York City car dealership's concrete roof partially collapsed, killing one person who was trapped under the rubble.aBusinessGeneral newsAccidents and disastersAccidentsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/babb8cc185b34e8d8d23e84b4e7519ecFri, 28 Nov 2014 16:49:42 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 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/142198b4b1e84fedaa5513257102dd15WASHINGTON (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/142198b4b1e84fedaa5513257102dd15Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:56:33 GMTBaby of dead pregnant woman in critical conditionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05c1e72ebf84280831e190196a841cbPITTSBURGH (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 newsDriving laws and regulationsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b05c1e72ebf84280831e190196a841cbFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:49:38 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 GMTRebels push forward in southern Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/418e8fc7c1d84ee184f106747e506f6cBEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels backed by the United States are making their biggest gains yet south of the capital Damascus, capturing a string of towns from government forces and aiming to carve out a swath of territory leading to the doorstep of President Bashar Assad's seat of power.By BASSEM MROUEiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsMilitant groupsDiplomacyWar and unrestLocal governmentsArmed forcesGovernment and politicsPolitical activismInternational relationsMilitary and defensePolitical issuesSyriaDamascusIsraelMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/418e8fc7c1d84ee184f106747e506f6cFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:56:07 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 GMTA glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the futurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f91c401595eb447f808e8bf80da7864aST. LOUIS (AP) — Protests are scheduled at shopping centers around the country in response to a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown. A few popped up in St. Louis-area retail stores late Thursday and continued Friday, the start of what is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year.aGeneral newsCrimeIndictmentsLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f91c401595eb447f808e8bf80da7864aFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:28:26 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 GMTHigh winds scale back search for missing anglershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a93e4d3e9584585ada7f27d5ab9ce2aCUT BANK, Mont. (AP) — Strong winds in northern Montana led Glacier County officials to scale back the search for a Canadian man and a Japanese woman who went missing after a weekend fishing trip.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMontanaCanadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a93e4d3e9584585ada7f27d5ab9ce2aFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:28:44 GMTCops: Beau who ate holiday meal early gets stabbedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4ec2a7f1b404906b6bd8e78fdc3e95eWILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman chased her boyfriend around a dining room and stabbed him in the chest because he started eating Thanksgiving dinner while she slept off a bender.aGeneral newsOdditiesViolent crimeCrimeHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleWilkes-BarrePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c4ec2a7f1b404906b6bd8e78fdc3e95eFri, 28 Nov 2014 17:25:13 GMTOfficial Christmas tree arrives at White Househttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/640a51d3e2bf4aa19e79019b4baa6101WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House Christmas tree has arrived.By DARLENE SUPERVILLEwGovernment and politicsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/640a51d3e2bf4aa19e79019b4baa6101Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:21:55 GMT