FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Jul 2014 12:18:54 -0700Ex-Redskin turns himself in to face assault case (AP) — Former Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis has turned himself in to police in a domestic violence case.wGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeCrimeProfessional footballFootball, 24 Jul 2014 18:56:41 GMTBlue Jays' Stroman has no-hitter through 6 innings (AP) — Marcus Stroman of the Toronto Blue Jays is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Boston Red Sox.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 24 Jul 2014 18:42:12 GMT2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground CHARLES, Va. (AP) — A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a campground Thursday, killing two people and injuring more than two dozen, officials said.aGeneral newsStormsWeatherTornadoesHealthNatural disastersAccidents and disastersVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:47:09 GMTVarying health premium subsidies worry consumers (AP) — Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month.KELLI KENNEDYaBusinessGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsPersonal insurancePersonal financeEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsGovernment financeFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:39:00 GMTRicky Martin to be judge on 'The Voice ... Mexico' CITY (AP) — And the fourth and final judge for "The Voice ... Mexico" is: Ricky Martin.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Jul 2014 17:55:01 GMTNibali wins Stage 18, closes in on Tour victory, France (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali crushed everyone on the last mountain leg of the Tour de France on Thursday, all but ensuring he will be crowned champion when the race ends in Paris in three days.JAMEY KEATENsSportsTour de FranceVuelta a EspanaMen's sportsDopingMen's cyclingRoad cyclingCyclingEventsFranceSpainWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 18:08:19 GMTLou Gehrig's disease is rare, 1st US count finds YORK (AP) — The government has issued its first national estimate for Lou Gehrig's disease, confirming the devastating disease is rare.aHealthDiseases and conditionsNeurological disorders, 24 Jul 2014 18:12:53 GMTFukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters (AP) — A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios.wBusinessScience2011 Japan earthquake and tsunamiNuclear physicsNatural disastersFloodsAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsEventsPhysicsUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsJapanUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:43:55 GMTWine collector set for sentencing on fraud charges YORK (AP) — The sentencing for a California wine collector convicted of selling fake wine was postponed on Thursday after his lawyers claimed that the government inflated the size of the fraud.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsFraud and false statementsCrimeLaw and order, 24 Jul 2014 18:03:30 GMTDad charged after fallen dresser kills 2 toddlers, Pa. (AP) — The father of two toddlers who died after a dresser fell on them is facing involuntary manslaughter charges because he heard a crash and didn't immediately check on his daughters, a prosecutor said Thursday.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:34:58 GMTUS: Russia firing artillery at Ukraine military (AP) — The Obama administration is accusing Russia of firing artillery to hit Ukrainian military sites and planning to send pro-Russian separatists more lethal weaponry.Associated PresswGovernment and politicsRussiaUkraineUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:43:11 GMTAlaska tourist train derails, leaving 19 injured, Alaska (AP) — A vintage rail company that transports hundreds of thousands of tourists a year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush suspended operations while it investigates a derailment that left 19 people with minor injuries, officials said.MARK THIESSENaGeneral newsRail travel disruptionsTransportation safetyAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAlaskaCanadaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:09:30 GMTStorm slams Virginia campground; 2 dead CHARLES, Va. (AP) — The sky turned black and cellphones pinged with emergency messages. Moments later, a fierce storm tore through a sprawling, carnival-like campground Thursday, snapping dozens of trees and flipping over RVs.aGeneral newsWeatherHealthStormsVirginiaChesapeake BayUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:51:56 GMTMorgan Stanley paying $275M to settle SEC charges (AP) — Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $275 million to settle U.S. civil charges that it misled investors about risky mortgage bonds it sold ahead of the 2008 financial crisis.wBusinessGeneral newsFinancial servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:06:57 GMTSuspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have no plans to part ways with troubled receiver Justin Blackmon.sSportsSports transactionsDrug-related crimeSports governanceArrestsDopingSports businessCrimeGeneral newsProfessional footballFootballLaw and orderJacksonvilleOklahomaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:47:38 GMT6 dead in Mexico border shootings CITY (AP) — Six suspected cartel gunmen are dead following shootings in the northern Mexico state of Tamaulipas, near the Texas border.iGeneral newsState governmentsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Jul 2014 18:21:17 GMTUN says 9 trucks enter Syria from Turkey with aid NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. official says nine trucks carrying humanitarian supplies have entered Syria from Turkey, using one of four border crossings recently authorized by the U.N. Security Council to speed delivery of aid to millions in need.iGeneral newsSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 18:44:14 GMTStroman's no-hit bit ends after 6 innings for Jays (AP) — Marcus Stroman of the Toronto Blue Jays has had his no-hit bid broken up after six innings against the Boston Red Sox.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 24 Jul 2014 18:53:54 GMTProsecutors: Venezuelan official detained in Aruba, Jamaica (AP) — Authorities in Aruba have detained a close confidant of former President Hugo Chavez who had been appointed Venezuela's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S. government for involvement in drug trafficking.DAVID MCFADDENJOSHUA GOODMANiGeneral newsArrestsInternational relationsDiplomacyLaw and orderCrimeDrug-related crimeSmugglingGovernment and politicsArubaVenezuelaCaribbeanJamaicaKingstonLatin America and CaribbeanSouth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:28:11 GMTQualifier Cuevas upsets Seppi in Umag 2nd round, Croatia (AP) — Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay upset sixth-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy 6-3, 6-1 on Thursday to become the first qualifier to reach the Croatia Open quarterfinals in seven years.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisCroatiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 18:26:11 GMTDick's Sporting Goods lays off 478 PGA golf pros, Pa. (AP) — The Dick's Sporting Goods chain has laid off 478 Professional Golfers' Association teaching pros months after the company reported that sales of golf gear are dwindling.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustries, 24 Jul 2014 18:38:01 GMTSuspects in Stradivarius theft due in court (AP) — A Milwaukee man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a $5 million Stradivarius violin was due to be sentenced Thursday, at the same hearing where the other man charged in the case was expected to reverse his not-guilty plea.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentTheftLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:07:43 GMTTitans agree to terms with OT Taylor Lewan, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with left tackle Taylor Lewan, making the 11th overall selection out of Michigan the last of this year's draft picks to reach a deal.sSportsNFL DraftProfessional footballFootballEventsTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:01:07 GMTEx-Sen. Lieberman to teach at Yeshiva University YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman has been appointed a professor at Yeshiva University for the coming school year.aBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:51:51 GMTBombardier restructuring cuts 1,800 jobs globally, Kan. (AP) — Airplane maker Bombardier Inc. is cutting 1,800 jobs across facilities worldwide as it restructures operations.aBusinessGeneral newsLayoffsPersonnelWichitaKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:34:05 GMTAlabama man claims penis mistakenly amputated, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis.aGeneral newsHealthCircumcisionMen's healthLegal proceedingsLaw and orderBirminghamAlabamaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:57:02 GMTMore US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine YORK (AP) — More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.aBusinessHealthImmunizationsHealth statisticsCancerPublic healthChild and teen healthSexually transmitted diseasesSexual and reproductive healthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsWomen's healthDemographicsSocial affairs, 24 Jul 2014 17:55:51 GMTTexas governor's startup fund is not all it seems, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation's second most-populous state.PAUL J. WEBERhtGovernment and politicsTechnologyHiring and recruitmentState governmentsLabor economyEconomyPersonnelBusinessGovernment financeGovernment business and financeTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:27:16 GMTProsecutors: MMA fighter won't be charged in death CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors in southern New Mexico say a professional mixed martial artist won't be charged in a fatal stabbing of an intruder during a suspected home invasion at the fighter's home.aGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeCrimeMixed martial artsMartial artsLas CrucesNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:07:05 GMTTitleholder Youzhny advances at Swiss Open, Switzerland (AP) — Top-seeded Mikhail Youzhny began his Swiss Open title defense by beating Kenny De Schepper of France 6-3, 6-4 in a second-round match on Thursday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 18:28:34 GMTJon Bon Jovi to be honored for humanitarian work (AP) — Rock star Jon Bon Jovi will be honored with an award named for an opera singer.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:39:22 GMTCourt: Poland violated human rights in CIA case, Poland (AP) — Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under which they were subjected to torture.VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesTerrorismGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestHuman welfarePolandEuropeFranceEastern EuropeWestern Europe, 24 Jul 2014 18:52:44 GMTRyan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty.wGovernment and politicsGovernment welfare systemsGovernment business and financeBusinessHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment finance, 24 Jul 2014 18:55:40 GMTJewish group wants Turkish PM to return award, Turkey (AP) — A Jewish American group is asking Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to return an award it gave him in 2004, accusing the Turkish leader of "dangerous rhetoric" and "inciting violence against the Jewish people."iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTurkeyMiddle EastIsraelWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 18:41:21 GMTGang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US ANGELES (AP) — Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.aGeneral newsGangsImmigration policyImmigrationViolenceCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyGovernment and politicsHuman welfareUnited StatesCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaliforniaNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:37:31 GMTMont. gov: Sen. in plagiarism row deserves respect, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Thursday he had no knowledge that Sen. John Walsh had plagiarized his master's thesis when he appointed the former lieutenant governor to the Senate in February, and that he continues to support the Democrat's candidacy in 2014.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsState governmentsArmed forcesCampaignsMilitary and defenseMontanaIraqUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle East, 24 Jul 2014 19:05:09 GMTSenator: No arms to Iraq unless Congress gets info (AP) — An influential Democratic senator threatened Thursday to block U.S. arms sales to Iraq if Congress doesn't get an assessment of Iraqi forces and assurances the weapons won't fall into the hands of extremist militants.wGovernment and politicsLegislatureDiplomacyInternational relationsMilitary and defenseIraqUnited StatesBaghdadIranMiddle EastNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:54:51 GMTCoast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has found wreckage from an airplane piloted by an Indiana teenager who was killed when he crashed during an around-the-world flight, a Coast Guard spokesman said Thursday.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndianaAmerican SamoaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOceania, 24 Jul 2014 18:38:55 GMTCourt throws out Chiquita terror payment claims (AP) — A divided federal appeals court has thrown out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war.aBusinessGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesColombiaNorth AmericaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Jul 2014 18:46:44 GMTRussians sentenced to 4 ½ years on riot conviction (AP) — A Moscow court convicted two Russian opposition activists and sentenced them to 4 ½ years in prison Thursday for their role in organizing protests a day before President Vladimir Putin's inauguration in May 2012.LAURA MILLSiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsProtests and demonstrationsCrimeLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 18:31:48 GMTOhio State marching band director fired, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.aGeneral newsSportsSchool administrationEducationSocial affairsOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:18:45 GMTGa. teen sues for in-home classes during pregnancy (AP) — A Georgia teen says in a civil rights complaint that she should have been allowed to complete her schoolwork from home while pregnant and on doctor-ordered bed rest.The Associated PressaGeneral newsEducationSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:31:22 GMTGunmen slay Nigerian traditional leader, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses say gunmen dressed as soldiers stormed a village in northeastern Nigeria killing the traditional leader and 11 others.iGeneral newsWar and unrestNigeriaWest AfricaAfrica, 24 Jul 2014 18:25:48 GMTQuestions surround DC gun arrest of poultry exec (AP) — A South Carolina pork-and-poultry executive was charged after police say he tried to enter a congressional office building in Washington with a loaded handgun.wGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 17:48:40 GMTLanger leads British Senior by 2 after 1st round, Wales (AP) — Bernhard Langer made a statement of intent when he opened with a 6-under-par 65 to take a two-stroke lead over American Bob Tway in the British Senior Open at a sweltering Royal Porthcawl on Thursday.TREVOR PEAKEsSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsWalesUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 18:54:47 GMTIsrael swears in new president amid Gaza war (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a seven-decade public career amid the brutal reality of war. Peres handed the ceremonial but high-profile presidency over to Reuven Rivlin, a legislator from the hawkish Likud Party.TIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestGovernment and politicsJerusalemPalestinian territoriesWest BankIsraelMiddle EastGaza Strip, 24 Jul 2014 19:07:12 GMTCruz demands answers on FAA flight ban to Israel (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz says he'll continue blocking confirmation of a series of State Department nominees despite the Federal Aviation Administration lifting a ban on U.S. airline flights to Israel.wGovernment and politicsAir travel disruptionsTransportationGeneral newsIsraelUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:45:06 GMTIowa man convicted of killing pregnant wife, Iowa (AP) — A jury convicted an Iowa man Thursday of killing his pregnant wife in 2012, rejecting his claims of innocence after the third trial in the case.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderDavenportIowaOttumwaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:24:04 GMTCourt throws out Chiquita terror payment claims involving thousands of Colombian deaths (AP) — Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims involving thousands of Colombian deaths.aBusinessGeneral newsColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Jul 2014 18:44:40 GMTJump ball: Bizarre Clippers court case nears close ANGELES (AP) — The bizarre battle over the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers goes to a judge Monday and he may not have the final word on the dispute.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsMen's sportsLegal proceedingsSports team ownership changesSports governanceMen's basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballLaw and orderLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:03:07 GMT