FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:10:32 -0700Bank of Japan redoubles efforts to revive economyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a6e914b1384436382b15f30c727200dTOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank surprised the financial world and pleased investors Friday by intensifying its purchases of government bonds and other assets to try to revive a chronically anemic economy.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthPricesEconomyEconomic outlookCurrency marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial marketsDebt and bond marketsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyGovernment financeStock marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a6e914b1384436382b15f30c727200dFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:29:26 GMTDetails expected on Albuquerque police reformshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a03958d8e2245fcbf1e72c99900e291ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice and New Mexico's largest city are expected to make an announcement about reforms for the troubled Albuquerque police force.RUSSELL CONTRERASaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAlbuquerqueUnited StatesNew MexicoNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a03958d8e2245fcbf1e72c99900e291Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:10:58 GMT5 college football players charged in assaulthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06823d06f51044f3952f0b26d0a77d65CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) — Five football players from a state university in western Pennsylvania were arrested and suspended from the school after police say they beat and stomped a man outside an off-campus restaurant, then fled yelling "Football strong!" The victim was in intensive care Friday with severe brain trauma.aGeneral newsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballArrestsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderCaliforniaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06823d06f51044f3952f0b26d0a77d65Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:06:36 GMTJudge rejects Ebola quarantine for nursehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b340f649a90418f947459e8bfa2c7bdFORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A Maine judge on Friday rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a state quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.ROBERT F. BUKATYaGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b340f649a90418f947459e8bfa2c7bdFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:55:30 GMTUS, global stocks get big boost from Bank of Japanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef0da89272544952ab1eaac00f3b9515NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose across the globe Friday, capping off a seesaw month for investors, after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced new stimulus to boost the country's struggling economy. Japan's stock market jumped 4.8 percent to the highest level since 2007.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsGovernment programsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsCommodity marketsGovernment and politicsFinancial servicesIndustriesJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef0da89272544952ab1eaac00f3b9515Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:15:21 GMTLiberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fff038eec0d4bc5b72bedecbbdbbcd9MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday, remembering the days when "the dying, the sick, the dead who could not picked up on time" as officials hope the disease is on the decline in this West African country.JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEHiGeneral newsDiagnosis and treatmentHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsWest AfricaLiberiaMonroviaSierra LeoneAfricaGuineahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fff038eec0d4bc5b72bedecbbdbbcd9Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:57:33 GMTUS ambassador says she's monitoring for Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a51ef568162a4107828017a6911e0ae0UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, newly returned from a visit to the West African countries worst hit by Ebola, said Friday she is self-monitoring for the virus like anyone else.CARA ANNAiGeneral newsDisease outbreaksInternational relationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthPublic healthGovernment and politicsAfricaWest AfricaSierra LeoneGuineaLiberiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a51ef568162a4107828017a6911e0ae0Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:52:27 GMTHello Kitty's 40 years of cuteness and coolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a862632125e45a9bef1eb5cc210276dTOKYO (AP) — When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse for Japanese girls. On Saturday, fans around the world celebrate the 40th anniversary of this global icon of "cute-cool." That is, Hello Kitty.MARI YAMAGUCHIiBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a862632125e45a9bef1eb5cc210276dFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:57:35 GMTEU confirms North Korea invite for rights visithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f57cdc8b0986432daca9593a8fd3f151UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A European Union official on Friday confirmed that North Korea has invited the EU's special representative for human rights to visit the country.CARA ANNAiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesDiplomacyCourtsSocial issuesSocial affairsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsJudiciaryNorth KoreaPyongyangEast AsiaEuropeAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f57cdc8b0986432daca9593a8fd3f151Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:01:57 GMTBerdych seals ATP finals berth at Paris Mastershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/109191710b5b4d5aa394144a1f8b76a5PARIS (AP) — Tomas Berdych sealed his spot at the ATP finals for the fifth straight year after rallying to beat Kevin Anderson and reach the semifinals of the Paris Masters on Friday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisFranceParisWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/109191710b5b4d5aa394144a1f8b76a5Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:05:00 GMTDid you remember to set your clocks backhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a45107133fe14defa43d4827095176bbWASHINGTON (AP) — Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time.wGeneral newsLifestyleGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a45107133fe14defa43d4827095176bbFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:50:21 GMT$2M deal reached in hot NYC jail cell deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95b174dd5cc54c68a6bb85b2adb9b98aNEW YORK (AP) — A New York City official says a settlement of more than $2 million has been reached with the family of a mentally ill, homeless former Marine who died in a 101-degree jail cell.aGeneral newsCell biologyBiologyScienceNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95b174dd5cc54c68a6bb85b2adb9b98aFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:28:32 GMTHamilton tops 1st practice at US Grand Prixhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40548fbbcb7748d79a05df92b6eec5aeAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in Friday's first practice for the U.S. Grand Prix, edging Mercedes teammate and title rival Nico Rosberg.sSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/40548fbbcb7748d79a05df92b6eec5aeFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:43:08 GMTWoman who set off pipe bombs appears before judgehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cc307c940d549bd95fcbd78d2d655deGAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A judge gave Celia Savage a break in February when he sentenced her to probation after federal authorities found pipe bombs and guns in her home during a raid. He warned her not to make him look like a fool.KATE BRUMBACKaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderGainesvilleGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8cc307c940d549bd95fcbd78d2d655deFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:57:24 GMTAgent says Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo has failed a doping testhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45a2064ccdf94852b1f47c46c4d26f55STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Agent says Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo has failed a doping test.sSportsDopingTrack and fieldMarathonsSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45a2064ccdf94852b1f47c46c4d26f55Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:00:47 GMTLos Angeles airport shooting lessons lingerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa0ec85b25da4321b5e7fc1440575dd9LOS ANGELES (AP) — A year after a man walked into Los Angeles International Airport with an assault rifle and vendetta against security screeners, efforts are still underway to prepare for such attacks.TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleViolent crimeCrimeEmergency managementLegislationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessProfessional servicesGovernment and politicsLegislatureLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa0ec85b25da4321b5e7fc1440575dd9Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:10:15 GMTNew search planned for grave of Spanish poet Lorcahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bf668d1977a40e0838b989d323f3f1cMADRID (AP) — Archeologists will start inspecting land in southern Spain near where the acclaimed poet Federico Garcia Lorca is believed to have been executed and buried at the start of the Spanish Civil War in 1936, officials said Friday.CIARAN GILESiGeneral newsScienceSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0bf668d1977a40e0838b989d323f3f1cFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:45:34 GMT12 men trapped in Colombia coal mine collapsehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c822b53d0de458a9a8139ee355271f6BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A collapse deep in a coal mine trapped 12 workers in Colombia and officials said Friday that any rescue will be difficult.Associated PressiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersAccidentsEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessMaterials industryBogotaColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c822b53d0de458a9a8139ee355271f6Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:43:51 GMTBefore midterms, Obama plugs policies for womenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/503826d7a0094c3eb0f258d21781dfb2PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — With an election four days away, President Barack Obama urged women to raise their voices in favor of economic policies that benefit them and against politicians that he said belong in a "Mad Men" episode from a bygone era. Citing his own experiences as the son of a single mom and the father of two girls, he declared: "Some of this is personal."DARLENE SUPERVILLEaGovernment and politicsEconomic policyElectionsEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyUnited StatesProvidenceRhode IslandNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/503826d7a0094c3eb0f258d21781dfb2Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:56:21 GMTShelters fill up after deadly Sri Lanka mudslidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e81e506bd8f24e54b86f30d6548bc194KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan authorities warned of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of homes this week, but residents said Friday there was no room left at the shelters and no alternative housing for them to move to.BHARATHA MALLAWARACHIiGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersDisaster planning and responseGovernment and politicsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessSri LankaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e81e506bd8f24e54b86f30d6548bc194Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:02:41 GMTGas falling under $3 nationwide: What to knowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91b0c0ec8d7d43668dbe5fe12dda5aa6NEW YORK (AP) — The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon.JONATHAN FAHEYaBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91b0c0ec8d7d43668dbe5fe12dda5aa6Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:37:26 GMTTV space for campaign ads hard to find this latehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2168563623c0419b921928a63a56557cMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire's one network station — and was even willing to shell out the $10,000 that the station demanded.HOLLY RAMERPHILIP ELLIOTTfBusinessGovernment and politicsElectionsCampaignsPolitical action committeesState legislatureMid-term electionsLegislaturePolitical organizationsSenate electionsState governmentsPolitical fundraisingManchesterNew HampshireIowaMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2168563623c0419b921928a63a56557cFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:45:29 GMTUganda-North Korea ties grow amid democracy doubtshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc56b8b2e4d64f5583c7b1c9e9339a0cKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda gave a state banquet late Thursday in honor of North Korea's ceremonial head of state, praising Pyongyang for what he said was its prominent role in fighting imperialism.RODNEY MUHUMUZAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDemocracyUgandaNorth KoreaKampalaEast AfricaAfricaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc56b8b2e4d64f5583c7b1c9e9339a0cFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:01:02 GMTCrews to begin work to recover Kansas victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f2d4a517c0645cda761002d6e9f2bbcWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The bodies of four people who died when a small plane crashed into a flight training facility at a Kansas airport remain at the site as authorities assess what needs to be done to make the building safe to enter.ROXANA HEGEMANaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCrimeIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessWichitaKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7f2d4a517c0645cda761002d6e9f2bbcFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:19:54 GMTMilwaukee police vote 'no confidence' in chiefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/530dbebd68be401284890acf712f3521MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police have taken a vote that expresses no confidence in their chief after he fired a white officer who shot and killed a black man in a downtown park.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/530dbebd68be401284890acf712f3521Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:01:07 GMTJury could start deliberating in Fla. hazing trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b938f8d6d4840a2b2141f9e4423a4c0ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys are set to give closing arguments in the case of a former Florida A&M University band member charged with manslaughter and hazing in the death of a drum major who was beaten on a band bus during a hazing ritual.KYLE HIGHTOWERaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeOrlandoFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b938f8d6d4840a2b2141f9e4423a4c0Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:43:39 GMTYoung, terminal, new face of right-to-diehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cbcb7ed4e9f4bf9a710b43ee6e6809cSaturday was supposed to be the day that Brittany Maynard killed herself. She still might do it, but her latest message seems to suggest she intends to live, at least for a while.SHARON COHENaGeneral newsEuthanasiaCancerDeath and dyingHealthHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsDiseases and conditionsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0cbcb7ed4e9f4bf9a710b43ee6e6809cFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:46:30 GMTPolice: Man swings ax at DC officer in attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb43c3ad1ac8424fbf224998a006259dWASHINGTON (AP) — A man swung a large ax at a District of Columbia police officer in an unprovoked attack early Friday, and the officer suffered a minor injury while struggling with the man, who escaped on foot, police said.wGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb43c3ad1ac8424fbf224998a006259dFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:55:09 GMTNews Guide: A look at latest Ebola developmentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e54a254496084a73a0970e28c06d32e7No African countries are on the United Nations list of contributors to fight Ebola. With few exceptions, African governments and institutions are offering only marginal support as the continent faces its most deadly threat in years. Pledges to deploy 2,000 African health workers have remained largely that — promises. The epidemic did not even figure on the agenda of a session on peace and security at the Pan-African Parliament in South Africa last week. Angry legislators from Sierra Leone and Liberia said they feel abandoned. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, chairwoman of the 53-nation African Union, said this week at a meeting with the U.N. secretary-general and the World Bank president in Ethiopia that Ebola "caught us by surprise."The Associated PressaGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsAfricaWest AfricaLiberiaSierra Leonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e54a254496084a73a0970e28c06d32e7Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:07:21 GMTSouth Africa: Suspect arrested in soccer killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5390617104f7498f92509fdddfc8a464JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A suspect has been charged with the murder of Senzo Meyiwa, South Africa's national soccer team captain, authorities said Friday.CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsSportsArrestsInternational soccerWomen's boxingWomen's sportsCrimeSoccerMen's soccerBoxingViolent crimeLaw and orderMen's sportsSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5390617104f7498f92509fdddfc8a464Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:47:38 GMTSouth African official says a suspect faces murder charge in killing of soccer team captainhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8135f055d5934fdcae7d0332acfac312JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African official says a suspect faces murder charge in killing of soccer team captain.iGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerSoccerViolent crimeCrimeMen's sportsSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8135f055d5934fdcae7d0332acfac312Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:04:10 GMTSouth Africa: suspect arrested in soccer killinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5b20a51e934467ea6c15581e3560468JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African official says a suspect has appeared in court on a murder charge for the killing of Senzo Meyiwa, the national soccer team captain.iGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeMen's soccerSoccerArrestsCrimeMen's sportsLaw and orderSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5b20a51e934467ea6c15581e3560468Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:16:28 GMTTrooper ambush suspect in court after long manhunthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b2a0c131c8a46bab4ef2419c8db21f9MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — Onlookers shouted "Are you sorry?" and "Why did you do it?" as a gaunt and battered-looking Eric Frein — the survivalist suspected in the ambush slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper — was led from court Friday, the morning after his capture ended a grueling seven-week manhunt.KATHY MATHESONMICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b2a0c131c8a46bab4ef2419c8db21f9Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:48:57 GMTAfricans worst responders in Ebola crisishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf701c310f1a4419bb54c5e2439f6d1bJOHANNESBURG (AP) — The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week — months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later.MICHELLE FAULiGeneral newsHealthInternational incidentsDisease outbreaksGovernment and politicsInternational relationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthAfricaWest AfricaGuineaSierra LeoneSouth AfricaLiberiaUgandaEast AfricaChinaSouthern AfricaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf701c310f1a4419bb54c5e2439f6d1bFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:54:07 GMTCoal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine's warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3541e4c1a8b34092909e656abc1c822eDONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine's eastern industrial heartland.NATALIYA VASILYEVAiBusinessGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment payGovernment and politicsAccidents and disastersEnergy industryIndustriesMaterials industryGovernment business and financeUtilitiesAccidentsUkraineKievDonetskRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3541e4c1a8b34092909e656abc1c822eFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:05:49 GMTGiants fans start early to snag prime parade spotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1cec4d48cda4f8fabc0b3c6ff012c35SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of fans in Giants gear who were eager to cheer the World Series champions in rainy downtown San Francisco grabbed prime viewing spots early Friday, hours ahead of the celebratory parade expected to draw up to 2 million revelers.KRISTIN J. BENDERaGeneral newsSportsMLB World SeriesParadesEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsRecreation and leisureLifestyleSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1cec4d48cda4f8fabc0b3c6ff012c35Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:42:23 GMTBurkina Faso army general takes powerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68964baa51ad4f5cbb1c2535d9ae010aOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — An army general took power in Burkina Faso Friday after President Blaise Compaore stepped down, ending his 27 year rule of the West African country.BRAHIMA OUEDRAOGOiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureOuagadougouBurkina FasoWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68964baa51ad4f5cbb1c2535d9ae010aFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:51:41 GMTArmy general takes power in Burkina Fasohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffef7a00e56d4420b79e14ef6e1992ccOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — An army general took power in Burkina Faso Friday after President Blaise Compaore stepped down, ending 27 years as the country's leader.BRAHIMA OUEDRAOGOiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseBurkina FasoOuagadougouWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ffef7a00e56d4420b79e14ef6e1992ccFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:41:23 GMTItaly phases out sea rescues to save migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c094841a6914309a9ad4a3a88c3317eROME (AP) — Italy is insisting that lives won't be sacrificed as it ends its costly Mediterranean Sea rescue operation and shifts over to a less ambitious joint patrol with the European Union.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsItalyEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c094841a6914309a9ad4a3a88c3317eFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:48:25 GMT$2 million deal reached in NYC jail death of mentally ill man who died in 101-degree cellhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80a34c235fc94b6aa45089c12e5eb1f8NEW YORK (AP) — $2 million deal reached in NYC jail death of mentally ill man who died in 101-degree cell.aGeneral newsCell biologyMental healthCorrectional systemsLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsBiologyScienceHealthNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80a34c235fc94b6aa45089c12e5eb1f8Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:27:35 GMTUS consumer sentiment index reaches 7-year highhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9afacc16f7f45d5a017135d91d65450WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers expect better economic growth and rising incomes in the coming months, pushing a measure of confidence to a seven-year high in October.CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERwBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyEconomic outlookRecessions and depressionsLeading economic indicatorsLabor economyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9afacc16f7f45d5a017135d91d65450Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:56:15 GMTEuro inflation creeps up, ECB still under pressurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb5dca8ba8b24a2abc3d73ac646c272bFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation crept higher in the 18 countries that use the euro in October — but the rise to an annual 0.4 percent offered little relief to the European Central Bank as it tries to boost a weak economy.DAVID McHUGHiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial crisisPricesFinancial marketsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsLabor economyLeading economic indicatorsFinancial servicesIndustriesEuropeGermanyWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb5dca8ba8b24a2abc3d73ac646c272bFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:49:05 GMTSharpton calls for federal prosecution in Fergusonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b0a0ea5cd744658babb8a75796b01e8ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton returned to St. Louis Friday to renew calls for the federal prosecution of a white police officer who shot and killed a black 18-year-old in the nearby suburb of Ferguson.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b0a0ea5cd744658babb8a75796b01e8Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:51:56 GMTMilwaukee mayor stands by chief who fired officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb3f941daa7f48d1bc646af4104bbc20MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says he remains confident in the city's police chief and a vote expressing otherwise by the police union is just an attempt "to stoke a political fire."aGeneral newsPoliceMunicipal governmentsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeLocal governmentsMilwaukeeWisconsinUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb3f941daa7f48d1bc646af4104bbc20Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:08:55 GMTUS blacklists Myanmar ruling party lawmakerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5169880c910e40d183e145a7388509afWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury has blacklisted a hard-line lawmaker of Myanmar's ruling party, accusing him of undermining political and economic reforms.wBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsMyanmarSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5169880c910e40d183e145a7388509afFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:34:10 GMTRebuilt Hawaii town offers look at life after lavahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c17f923cc88740bf83ef22f3bcfd4b77PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Ten miles from the Hawaii town of Pahoa that is being menaced by a stream of lava from Kilauea volcano, there's another community that was almost entirely swallowed by the molten rock nearly 30 years ago.AUDREY McAVOYJENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsScienceHome buildingVolcanoesHome and gardenLifestyleResidential real estateEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c17f923cc88740bf83ef22f3bcfd4b77Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:50:35 GMTCompetency hearing ordered for teen in murder plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ec44b64255f4b5389043447d5dc980ePLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A judge has ordered an exam to determine whether a 15-year-old Detroit-area girl is competent for trial on charges she plotted with her boyfriend to kill her family.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ec44b64255f4b5389043447d5dc980eFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:51:37 GMT$2 million deal reached in hot NYC jail cell deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb3fecb119d5463cad4d1d67201566f5NEW YORK (AP) — The city on Friday reached a $2.25 million settlement with the mother of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said.COLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsCell biologyMental healthCorrectional systemsLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsBiologyScienceHealthNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb3fecb119d5463cad4d1d67201566f5Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:56:33 GMTObama plugs policies for women before midtermshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/337801f8f8124273b23213edddd6f7faPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — President Barack Obama says policies that ease financial and other burdens on women will help make the economy stronger overall.DARLENE SUPERVILLEaGovernment and politicsPersonal spendingPersonal financeBusinessUnited StatesProvidenceRhode IslandNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/337801f8f8124273b23213edddd6f7faFri, 31 Oct 2014 15:57:07 GMTAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88ba1eb07e784d838c5836aa53c075adFORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Judge rejects Maine's bid to restrict movement of nurse who defied state's Ebola quarantine.aGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/88ba1eb07e784d838c5836aa53c075adFri, 31 Oct 2014 16:42:32 GMT