FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Nov 2014 02:19:55 -0800Teacher charged, on leave for dragging student, Calif. (AP) — A Central California physical education teacher was charged with a misdemeanor and put on leave after he tried to drag a 14-year-old girl across the concrete and into the high school's pool.aGeneral newsStocktonCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 04:53:48 GMTClinton: Obama immigration effort 'historic step' YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she supports President Barack Obama's executive actions to protect about 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, calling it a "historic step" and urging Congress to pursue a measure approved by the Senate last year.KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionCampaignsImmigrationNational electionsElectionsSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 09:08:13 GMTPlague outbreak kills 40 people in Madagascar (AP) — The World Health Organization says 40 people have died from the plague in Madagascar.iGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthMadagascarSouth AfricaEast AfricaAfricaSouthern Africa, 22 Nov 2014 10:04:36 GMTKuzma scores 19, No. 25 Utah beats UC Riverside LAKE CITY (AP) — Freshman Kyle Kuzma scored 19 points and Delon Wright had 13 to help No. 25 Utah beat UC Riverside 88-42 on Friday night.MATTHEW COLESsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 04:44:05 GMTBahrain holds its first major vote since unrest, Bahrain (AP) — Voters in Bahrain cast ballots Saturday in the island kingdom's first full parliamentary election since Arab Spring-inspired protests erupted four years ago, but a boycott called by the country's opposition threatens to overshadow the poll.REEM KHALIFAiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsGovernment and politicsPolitical activismLegislatureElectionsPolitical issuesBahrainManamaMiddle East, 22 Nov 2014 07:51:10 GMTPolice officials: Al-Shabab militants hijack bus in northern Kenya, kill 28 non-Muslims, Kenya (AP) — Police officials: Al-Shabab militants hijack bus in northern Kenya, kill 28 non-Muslims.iGeneral newsHijackingCrimeKenyaEast AfricaAfrica, 22 Nov 2014 06:36:05 GMTScott 4 strokes behind at Australian Masters, Australia (AP) — Adam Scott moved in the right direction Saturday at the Australian Masters, shooting a 1-under 71 to pull to within four strokes of the lead as he attempts to win the tournament for the third consecutive year.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfAustraliaSydneyOceania, 22 Nov 2014 08:49:35 GMTAP Sportlight — Sammy Baugh throws six touchdown passes as the Washington Redskins beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 45-21.The Associated PresssWomen's sportsWomen's golfGymnasticsMen's sportsRecord setting eventsWomen's boxingWomen's gymnasticsWomen's tennisCoachingAlpine skiingGolfCollege footballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's basketballMen's golfMen's tennisBoxingMen's basketballTennisFormula OneArtistic gymnasticsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional basketballProfessional footballFootballSkiingWomen's skiingGeneral newsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's skiingHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleAutomobile racingNew YorkIllinoisKansasOklahomaFloridaMichiganMissouriPhiladelphiaIndianaWisconsinSeattleGreen BayHoustonWashingtonChicagoLos AngelesSan FranciscoOklahoma CityDallasSan DiegoKansas CityKansas CityClevelandNew York CityPennsylvaniaPittsburghTorontoTexasLas VegasColoradoIndianapolisMarylandAlabamaArizonaEdmontonUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniaOhioOntarioCanadaNevadaAlberta, 22 Nov 2014 05:00:42 GMTBlazers rout short-handed Bulls 105-87, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 21 points and nine assists before sitting out the fourth quarter as the Portland Trail Blazers built a big lead and beat the Chicago Bulls 105-87 on Friday night.ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsMen's sports2014 FIBA Basketball World CupFIBA Basketball World CupMen's basketballEventsBasketballProfessional basketballInternational basketballPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 06:20:43 GMTHighlights from report on Newtown school shooter highlights from Friday's 114-page report from the Connecticut Office of Child Advocate that looked into the history of Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza:The Associated PressaGeneral newsSandy Hook Elementary School shootingMental healthEventsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationHealth, 22 Nov 2014 05:56:51 GMTPolish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender, Poland (AP) — Officials in a Polish town have opposed a proposition to name a playground after Winnie-the-Pooh due to the bear's unclear gender and immodest clothing.iOdditiesPolandEastern EuropeEurope, 22 Nov 2014 07:26:52 GMTOfficial: Ferguson grand jury still meeting, Mo. (AP) — Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But it was unclear whether the panel was still at work or when it would render a decision.ALEX SANZJIM SALTERaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsHuman rights and civil libertiesCrimePolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 07:02:29 GMTGOP-led House report debunks Benghazi allegations (AP) — The CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, a Republican-controlled House committee has found. Its report asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration officials.KEN DILANIANwGovernment and politicsDiplomacyIntelligence agenciesInternational relationsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsLibyaUnited StatesNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 09:49:07 GMTFlorida crowd cheers comedy from embattled Cosby, Fla. (AP) — As Bill Cosby's standup tour crumbled with cancellations, the embattled entertainer joked about his usual subjects of family, wives and childhood Friday to a cheering audience that greeted him with a standing ovation as he took the stage and another when he finished.MATT SEDENSKYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentViolent crimeCrimeMelbourneFloridaArizonaWashingtonNevadaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:49:40 GMTNo. 24 Gonzaga women overpower Montana State 89-60, Mont. (AP) — Shelby Cheslek matched her career-high with 16 points as No. 24 Gonzaga cruised past Montana State 89-60 Friday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 04:52:02 GMTPortuguese police detain ex-premier in fraud case, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's Attorney-General's office says police have detained former prime minister Jose Socrates as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud.iBusinessGeneral newsArrestsFraud and false statementsGovernment and politicsLaw and orderCrimePortugalLisbonWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Nov 2014 09:11:21 GMTWell-rested Warriors roll past Jazz, 101-88, Calif. (AP) — Andre Iguodala scored 17 points, Harrison Barnes had 14 points and 11 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors used a blistering start to beat the Utah Jazz 101-88 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.ANTONIO GONZALEZsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 06:07:42 GMTNo. 1 Kentucky pulls away from Boston U 89-65, Ky. (AP) — After throwing waves of stifling defense at No. 5 Kansas, top-ranked Kentucky showed that it could shoot the ball just as well against Boston University.GARY B. GRAVESsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsKentuckyMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 09:05:35 GMTIraqi forces, Islamic State group battle in Ramadi (AP) — Iraqi officials say the country's military has launched a major operation to retake a section of the city of Ramadi after Islamic State group militants seized it.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsIraqMiddle East, 22 Nov 2014 09:25:37 GMTAnalysis: Obama holds upper hand on immigration (AP) — President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive order, Democrats united behind him and GOP congressional leaders desperate to squelch talk of a government shutdown or even impeachment.DAVID ESPOwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureImmigration policyElectionsUnited States Presidential ElectionImmigrationImpeachmentsGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsEventsNational electionsLegislationPolitical issuesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral news, 22 Nov 2014 08:59:14 GMTToday in History is Saturday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2014. There are 39 days left in the year.The Associated PressaAnimal welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsKievDallasMiddle EastUkraineEastern EuropeEuropeTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:00:17 GMTWilliams scores 22 as Raptors beat Bucks 124-83 (AP) — With a visit to Cleveland to face LeBron James coming up on Saturday, Raptors coach Dwane Casey was worried his team might overlook the Milwaukee Bucks.IAN HARRISONsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentTorontoWisconsinOntarioCanadaNorth AmericaUnited States, 22 Nov 2014 04:40:59 GMTLatin America applauds Obama's immigration plan CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto praised President Barack Obama on Friday for his executive orders granting new rights to millions of people living illegally in the United States, calling it "an act of justice."iGeneral newsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesMexicoEl SalvadorLatin America and CaribbeanNorth AmericaCentral America, 22 Nov 2014 04:57:46 GMTBoy who fell from cliff wakes from induced coma BAY, Calif. (AP) — The father of a 4-year-old boy who survived a 230-foot fall from a seaside cliff in Bodega Bay says his child has awakened from an induced coma.aGeneral news, 22 Nov 2014 04:56:51 GMTFlooding becomes new threat in snowy Buffalo, N.Y. (AP) — After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun came out, but so did predictions of flooding caused by rain and temperatures of up to 60 degrees.CAROLYN THOMPSONaGeneral newsWeatherWinter weatherFloodsAccidents and disastersAccidentsBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:42:10 GMTKenya police: Al-Shabab militants kill 28 in bus, Kenya (AP) — Suspected Islamic extremists from Somalia hijacked a bus in Kenya's north and killed 28 non-Muslims on board after they had been singled out from the rest of the passengers, police officials said Saturday.TOM ODULAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestHijackingCrimeKenyaSomaliaNairobiEast AfricaAfrica, 22 Nov 2014 09:47:14 GMTObama: From 'deporter in chief' to 'gracias' (AP) — President Barack Obama's carefully cultivated Hispanic coalition was starting to splinter.JULIE PACEJOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsImmigration policyLegislatureImmigrationLegislationGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 09:56:18 GMTEgypt to host major economic conference in March (AP) — Egypt's prime minister says his government will host a three-day international economic conference in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh starting March 13 to support the country's economy.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsEgyptUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaNorth AfricaAfrica, 22 Nov 2014 09:57:40 GMTQuotations in the News"In the days ahead, the people's house will rise to this challenge. We will not stand idle as the president undermines the rule of law in our country and places lives at risk. ... He's damaging the presidency itself." — House Speaker John Boehner as Republicans struggled for a response on President Barack Obama's plan to reform immigration policy.The Associated PressaGeneral news, 22 Nov 2014 08:02:12 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news shows (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 22 Nov 2014 08:44:56 GMTPolice: Client arrested in escort's 2007 killing (AP) — A single mother who vanished from western Colorado more than seven years ago led a double life as a paid escort with many unsavory clients, investigators say.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsKidnappingMissing personsArrestsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 08:27:25 GMTAfflalo, Faried lead Nuggets past Pelicans, 117-97 (AP) — Kenneth Faried and Arron Afflalo scored 19 points each, Wilson Chandler had 18 and the Denver Nuggets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 117-97 on Friday night.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 04:35:05 GMTRating the Nation: Best Traveling Rivalry Trophies in college football it seems as if everybody gets a trophy. Traveling rivalry trophies are one of the great traditions in college football. From bells to buckets, axes to Apple Cups, the amount of hardware handed out tends to go up at this time of year.The Associated PresssSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 08:02:39 GMTCiganda gets tip from Olazabal and shares lead, Fla. (AP) — Carlota Ciganda needed help with her putting going into the final event of the LPGA Tour season.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsU.S. Open Women's Golf ChampionshipsEventsNaplesSpainUnited StatesFloridaNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Nov 2014 09:00:35 GMTClassroom sex abuse case to cost nearly $140M ANGELES (AP) — Once lawyers began digging into Mark Berndt's past, they discovered a three-decade pattern of odd behavior and complaints about the teacher that school administrators either missed or ignored.BRIAN MELLEYaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderEducation issuesEducationLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 08:25:10 GMTPolice: Al-Shabab militants kill 28 in Kenya bus, Kenya (AP) — Al-Shabab militants from Somalia hijacked a bus in Kenya's north and killed 28 non-Muslims on board after they had been singled out from the rest of the passengers, police officials said Saturday.TOM ODULAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsHijackingWar and unrestCrimeKenyaSomaliaNairobiEast AfricaAfrica, 22 Nov 2014 07:24:30 GMTParker's 28 helps Spurs carve up Wolves 121-92 (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have opened defense of their fifth NBA title in underwhelming fashion. A blowout of the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves did little to convince coach Gregg Popovich that the precision and beauty they played with last year was just around the corner.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 04:27:48 GMTSchneider helps Devils beat Oilers 2-0, Alberta (AP) — Cory Schneider made 29 saves in his second shutout of the season, leading the New Jersey Devils to a 2-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyAlbertaEdmontonCanadaNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:59:00 GMTAP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan (AP) — President Barack Obama has quietly approved guidelines in recent weeks to allow the Pentagon to target Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, broadening previous plans that had limited the military to counterterrorism missions against al-Qaida after this year, U.S. officials said late Friday.LOLITA C. BALDORJULIE PACEwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTerrorismWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseUnited StatesAfghanistanNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsia, 22 Nov 2014 08:31:49 GMTWho are these guys helping NFL teams? Watt tears it up on defense.BARRY WILNERsSportsAthlete injuriesFootballAthlete healthProfessional football, 22 Nov 2014 05:02:43 GMTNo. 14 Cal survives Hawaii rally 79-72 (AP) — Fourteenth-ranked Cal survived a late Hawaii rally, a hard takedown of Brittany Boyd and a pair of technical fouls to beat Hawaii 79-72 in the Bank of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Classic on Friday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsHawaiiCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 07:41:52 GMTInflux of cheap Peruvian quinoa riles Bolivia PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — International demand for quinoa continues to boom, and that's fueling an increasingly bitter commercial feud between Bolivia and Peru, the two main producers of the Andean "superfood."CARLOS VALDEZFRANK BAJAKiBusinessGeneral newsPricesAgricultureCoastlines and beachesIndustriesEconomyEco-friendly practicesEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAgriculture and the environmentBoliviaPeruLa PazUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:01:30 GMTOkafor has 16 to lead No. 4 Duke over Temple 74-54 YORK (AP) — Four games into his college career, Duke super freshman Jahlil Okafor got a lesson in the tough, physical, inside game of basketball, and learned a little.TOM CANAVANsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 09:04:42 GMTStrong quake hits west China's Sichuan province (AP) — A strong earthquake struck a lightly populated, mountainous area of western China on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 22 Nov 2014 09:59:02 GMTJones, Rozier led No. 7 Louisville past Marshall, Ky. (AP) — Chris Jones scored 18 points and backcourt mate Terry Rozier added 17 as No. 7 Louisville overcame poor shooting to beat Marshall 85-67 Friday night.sSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsLouisvilleKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:06:21 GMTFamily of NYC man killed by police seek answers YORK (AP) — The distraught family of an unarmed New York City man who was killed by a rookie police officer in the darkened stairwell of a public housing building was scheduled to appear with the Rev. Al Sharpton Saturday to seek answers in what's been described as an apparently accidental shooting.TOM HAYSCOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:07:21 GMTCavaliers 'in the dark,' fall 91-78 to Wizards (AP) — LeBron James lost the battle for an offensive rebound and stewed in frustration while everyone else ran downcourt, leaving his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates to defend 4-on-5 at the other end while the game was still in the balance in the fourth quarter.JOSEPH WHITEsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentBasketballProfessional basketballDistrict of ColumbiaTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 22 Nov 2014 05:22:45 GMTWindow washer falls onto car in San Francisco FRANCISCO (AP) — A worker who fell 11 stories from a San Francisco building onto a moving car, crushing its roof and sending shattered glass flying into the street survived but was in critical condition.SUDHIN THANAWALAKRISTIN J. BENDERaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 08:30:26 GMTReport questions role of wealth in Lanza's care, Conn. (AP) — A new report asks whether the race and affluence of Adam Lanza's family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems in the years before he committed the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.PAT EATON-ROBBMICHAEL MELIAaGeneral newsSandy Hook Elementary School shootingViolent crimeCrimeMental healthEventsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationHealthConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Nov 2014 05:55:34 GMTUS warns citizens to avoid resort of Acapulco CITY (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Mexico issued a security message Friday warning U.S. citizens to avoid the Pacific resort of Acapulco because of violence and protests.MARK STEVENSONiBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleEmbassiesProtests and demonstrationsCustomer statisticsAccommodationsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestCorporate newsMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Nov 2014 04:31:12 GMT