FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 20 Sep 2014 02:58:38 -0700Fence-jumper makes it into the White House (AP) — A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, the Secret Service said. President Barack Obama had departed the White House just minutes earlier.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsDistrict of ColumbiaNetherlandsUnited StatesNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 05:24:18 GMTPlouffe lifts Twins past Indians in 10th (AP) — Trevor Plouffe singled in Danny Santana in the 10th inning to give the Minnesota Twins a 5-4, comeback victory over Cleveland on Friday night, further damaging the Indians' already slim playoff hopes.ADAM CZECHsSportsMLB PlayoffsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 04:03:08 GMTAfghan presidential vote result to come Sunday, Afghanistan (AP) — A spokesman for Afghanistan's election commission says the final results of the country's presidential election will be released on Sunday following a weeks-long audit for fraudulent ballots.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsia, 20 Sep 2014 09:22:56 GMTAlibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut YORK (AP) — Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyFinancial servicesIndustriesCorporate stockCorporate newsChinaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 04:55:02 GMTWith Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know YORK (AP) — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history:KEN SWEEThtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate stockCorporate newsChinaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 04:48:39 GMT5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches YORK (AP) — Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.JOSEPH PISANIhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyComputer and data securityHackingConsumer protection and advocacyComputing and information technologyTechnology issuesConsumer affairsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesSoftware, 20 Sep 2014 05:05:21 GMTSpokane's Cupich to be next Chicago archbishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars and has embraced Pope Francis' focus on fighting poverty, will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned.RACHEL ZOLLaGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesHuman welfareUnited StatesSpokaneWashingtonNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 09:04:22 GMTTom Pernice Jr. shoots 60 in Hawaii Championship, Hawaii (AP) — Tom Pernice Jr. birdied his final four holes for a 12-under 60 and a four-stroke lead Friday in the Champions Tour's Hawaii Championship.sSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 04:21:36 GMTAncient Indian sport of kabaddi gains popularity DELHI (AP) — An ancient Indian sport that looks like a mixture of tag, dodgeball and wrestling has barreled back into the Indian national consciousness to become one of the country's most popular sports, trailing only cricket.PATRICK REEVELLiGeneral newsSportsAthlete compensationCricketWages and salariesMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessPersonnelIndiaMumbaiJaipurSouth AsiaAsia, 20 Sep 2014 04:38:20 GMTNo NFL lead safe a cliche that works YORK (AP) — The Associated Press awards a Comeback Player of the Year in February. Maybe this season the AP should hand out comeback team honors, too.BARRY WILNERsSportsFootballProfessional footballPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 04:04:12 GMTAlabama-Florida: Business not personal for coaches, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban won't be concerned with protege Will Muschamp's job security once the game against Florida kicks off. Nor will Muschamp have the third-ranked Crimson Tide's national championship hopes on his mind.JOHN ZENORsSportsCollege footballMen's sportsCollege sportsFootballAlabamaFloridaTuscaloosaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 08:18:22 GMTRangers win 7th straight, rout AL-best Angels 12-3, Calif. (AP) — While the Los Angeles Angels spend this weekend preparing for October, the Rangers are already thinking ahead to 2015.GREG BEACHAMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTexasCaliforniaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 06:11:19 GMTFlorida State suspends Winston for entire game, Fla. (AP) — Top-ranked Florida State will face Clemson without Jameis Winston — for the entire game and not just the first half.KAREEM COPELANDsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsWomen's sportsFootballFloridaTallahasseeUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 08:14:39 GMTTurkey: 49 hostages have been freed, Turkey (AP) — Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic militants in Iraq three months ago were freed and safely returned to Turkey on Saturday, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, ending Turkey's most serious hostage crisis.SUZAN FRASERiGeneral newsHostage situationsInternational incidentsArmed forcesKidnappingGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseCrimeTurkeySyriaMiddle EastIraqUnited StatesAnkaraAzerbaijanWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaEastern Europe, 20 Sep 2014 08:28:36 GMTTigers pound Royals 10-1 to pad AL Central lead CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers insisted that they weren't trying to make a statement.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 04:17:08 GMTBad weather delays SpaceX launch with 3-D printer CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Rainy weather has forced SpaceX to delay its latest supply run to the International Space Station.MARCIA DUNNhtBusinessScienceTechnologySpace launches3-D technologyWeatherGeneral newsEntertainment and media technologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesSpace explorationContracts and ordersCorporate newsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsPlanetsAstronomyFloridaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 20 Sep 2014 05:48:01 GMTA's Lester holds Phillies to 5 hits in 7 innings, Calif. (AP) — Coco Crisp had two hits and drove in a run, supporting another strong outing from Jon Lester, and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Friday night to regain the top spot in the chase for AL wild cards.RICK EYMERsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 04:52:17 GMTPolls close in New Zealand election, New Zealand (AP) — Polling booths closed Saturday in New Zealand's general election with Prime Minister John Key seeking a third term in office.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNew ZealandOceania, 20 Sep 2014 07:27:29 GMTKiribati leader visits Arctic on climate mission (AP) — Fearing that his Pacific island nation could be swallowed by a rising ocean, the president of Kiribati says a visit to the melting Arctic has helped him appreciate the scale of the threat.KARL RITTERiGeneral newsScienceEnvironmental policyClimateEnvironmental concernsOceansGlaciersEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyGovernment and politicsKiribatiArcticOceania, 20 Sep 2014 09:30:32 GMTNiculescu beats Cornet to win Guangzhou Open, China (AP) — Romania's Monica Niculescu took advantage of a dozen double-faults by Alize Cornet to beat the Frenchwoman 6-4, 6-0 to win the Guangzhou Open on Saturday.The Associated PresssSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsGuangzhouChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 20 Sep 2014 06:10:48 GMTAstronauts getting 3-D printer at space station CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space.MARCIA DUNNhtBusinessScienceTechnologySpace launches3-D technologySpace explorationGeneral newsEntertainment and media technologyPlanetsAstronomyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 06:05:41 GMTAP Exclusive: CIA halts spying in Europe (AP) — The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations of classified information held by the National Security Agency, according to current and former U.S. officials.KEN DILANIANwGovernment and politicsEspionageIntelligence agenciesMilitary intelligenceClassified informationNational securityCrimeGeneral newsMilitary and defenseGovernment surveillancePolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsEuropeGermanyFranceRussiaUnited StatesWestern EuropeTurkeyMiddle EastEastern EuropeNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 04:08:52 GMTIndia, China quietly struggle in Indian Ocean DELHI (AP) — At first glance, it looks like a diplomatic love-fest. There was Chinese President Xi Jinping, toasting the birthday of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a quiet dinner earlier this week in Modi's home state. There were the two leaders, deep in conversation as they walked along the Sabarmati River, Xi dressed in a Nehru jacket.TIM SULLIVANiBusinessGeneral newsInternational relationsOceansGovernment and politicsEnvironment and natureChinaNew DelhiIndiaIndian OceanSri LankaBeijingShanghaiJapanSouth AsiaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 20 Sep 2014 06:37:55 GMTForeign fighters, Ebola top Obama's UN agenda (AP) — President Barack Obama will call on fellow world leaders next week to back a United Nations resolution calling on nations to stem the flow of foreign fighters joining terrorist organizations like the Islamic State, as the United States seeks to build legitimacy for its military campaign in Iraq and Syria, the White House said Friday.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsDisease outbreaksUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingWar and unrestTerrorismInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGeneral newsPublic healthEventsInternational relationsUnited StatesSyriaNorth AmericaMiddle East, 20 Sep 2014 04:55:14 GMTNew Zealand prime minister in early election lead, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister John Key's center-right National Party was leading Saturday's general election by a wide margin in early vote counting in his bid for a third term in office.NICK PERRYiGeneral newsVotingGovernment and politicsElectionsNew ZealandOceania, 20 Sep 2014 09:19:12 GMTCalif. fire hit with record amount of retardant, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are dropping record-breaking amounts of retardants on a massive Northern California wildfire that is burning explosively because of the prolonged drought.RAQUEL MARIA DILLIONGILLIAN FLACCUSaGeneral newsArsonFiresWildlifeAccidents and disastersNatural disastersForestsCrimeEnergy and the environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 08:03:15 GMTGoodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated' YORK (AP) — More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL's handling of players accused of crimes.BARRY WILNERaGeneral newsSportsDomestic violenceSports governanceSex in societyCriminal investigationsViolenceProfessional footballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessFamily issuesSocial affairsSocial issuesViolent crimeCrimeFootballLaw and order, 20 Sep 2014 05:03:13 GMTRecord amount of retardant used on California fire, Calif. (AP) — A massive Northern California wildfire is burning so explosively because of the prolonged drought that firefighters are finding normal amounts of retardant aren't stopping the flames. And so they are dropping record-breaking amounts — more than 203,000 gallons in one day alone.RAQUEL MARIA DILLIONGILLIAN FLACCUSaGeneral newsScienceArsonFiresWildlifeAccidents and disastersNatural disastersForestsCrimeEnergy and the environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 04:56:35 GMTACC showdown and All-America matchup in SEC ACC showdown has an unlikely star, an SEC showdown has an enticing one-on-one matchup and East Carolina goes for two straight upsets.The Associated PresssSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 08:12:14 GMTObama faces questions on prospect of expanded war (AP) — President Barack Obama's military campaign against Islamic State group extremists has already crept beyond the narrow parameters he first outlined three months ago.JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsWar and unrestMilitant groupsArmed forcesMilitary leadershipPublic opinionGeneral newsMilitary and defenseSocial affairsUnited StatesIraqSyriaNorth AmericaMiddle East, 20 Sep 2014 07:17:20 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news shows (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 20 Sep 2014 07:12:40 GMTBody of Texas sheriff's deputy found in lake, Texas (AP) — Divers found the body of a missing Central Texas sheriff's deputy Friday, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters minutes after she radioed for help while checking flooded low-water crossings.aGeneral newsWeatherStormsFloodsAccidents and disastersPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 04:47:58 GMTGuilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning, Ga. (AP) — Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to others who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare.RUSS BYNUMKATE BRUMBACKaBusinessGeneral newsObstruction of justiceFood safetyDisease outbreaksLegal proceedingsCrimePublic healthHealthLaw and orderPoisoningDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesProducts and servicesCorporate newsAlbanyUnited StatesGeorgiaNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 04:21:51 GMTSan Diego's new bulldog Marine mascot graduates DIEGO (AP) — The newest Marine recruit in San Diego is 6 months old and has four legs.aGeneral newsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 04:10:20 GMTKershaw gets 20th win as Dodgers pound Cubs 14-5 (AP) — Clayton Kershaw had his usual velocity, and that was about it. The rest of his considerable repertoire appeared in brief flashes during one of the shortest outings of his brilliant year.JAY COHENsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisLos AngelesSan FranciscoPittsburghUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniaPennsylvania, 20 Sep 2014 05:28:57 GMTSecurity breached: Intruder gets into White House (AP) — The Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsDistrict of ColumbiaNetherlandsUnited StatesNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 08:59:04 GMT4 homers propel Mariners over Astros 10-5 (AP) — Dustin Ackley hit two solo homers, and Mike Zunino and Kyle Seager each hit three-run shots in a seven-run fourth inning as the Seattle Mariners cruised to a 10-5 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 04:02:53 GMTNearly empty Picasso museum to open in Paris (AP) — Paris' Picasso museum is reopening for two days this weekend after being closed for five years of renovation and expansion that have been fraught with setbacks and dismissals. But there won't be many art works to see.THOMAS ADAMSONiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsArt museumsMuseumsVisual artsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelFranceParisWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 08:32:14 GMT2-day iHeartRadio festival kicks off on Las Vegas VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift didn't divulge any more new secrets about her forthcoming album when she took the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, but the crowd's enthusiasm about her bouncy new single, "Shake it Off," seems to bode well for the new record.MICHELLE RINDELSeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 09:26:45 GMTJihadi ideologue calls for freeing British hostage (AP) — A renowned jihadi ideologue has urged the Islamic State group to release British aid worker Alan Henning, saying Islam forbids harming non-Muslims who work with relief agencies.iGeneral newsHostage situationsMiddle East, 20 Sep 2014 07:20:55 GMTWozniacki, Ivanovic make final at Pan Pacific Open (AP) — Second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark beat Garbine Muguruza of Spain 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open.sSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsJapanEast AsiaAsia, 20 Sep 2014 08:57:53 GMTHudson roughed up again in 5-0 Giants loss DIEGO (AP) — Tim Hudson allowed four runs in the first inning and the San Francisco Giants were held to three hits in a 5-0 loss to San Diego on Friday night that dropped them 3 ½ games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West race.BERNIE WILSONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 05:07:41 GMTDalai Lama says India a model of religious harmony DELHI (AP) — The Dalai Lama says the enduring harmony between India's many religions is proof to the world that different communities can live peacefully and solve problems together.iGeneral newsBuddhismReligionReligious issuesSocial affairsSocial issuesIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 20 Sep 2014 09:36:09 GMTMexico struggles to return order to Los Cabos CITY (AP) — Authorities struggled Friday to restore services and calm residents five days after Hurricane Odile knocked out power, water and phone service along the Baja Peninsula, sparking widespread looting in the resort area of Los Cabos.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherEvacuationsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersStormsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 20 Sep 2014 04:38:07 GMTNew Zealand prime minister's party in early lead, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister John Key's center-right National Party was leading Saturday's general election by a wide margin in early vote counting in his bid for a third term in office.NICK PERRYiGeneral newsVotingGovernment and politicsPolitical partiesElectionsPolitical organizationsNew ZealandOceania, 20 Sep 2014 09:22:17 GMTPhilippine storm moves north, leaves 5 dead, Philippines (AP) — A storm that brought torrential monsoon rains which flooded much of the Philippine capital gained strength and battered the country's northernmost provinces Saturday with heavy downpours and strong winds.OLIVER TEVESiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsFloodsAccidents and disastersEmergency managementNatural disastersGovernment and politicsPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 20 Sep 2014 06:41:18 GMTCIA stops spying on friendly nations in W. Europe (AP) — Stung by the backlash over a German caught selling secrets to the U.S. and the revelations of surveillance by the National Security Agency, the CIA has stopped spying on friendly governments in Western Europe, according to current and former U.S. officials.KEN DILANIANwGovernment and politicsEspionageIntelligence agenciesMilitary intelligenceNational securityCrimeGeneral newsMilitary and defenseEuropeGermanyFranceRussiaUnited StatesWestern EuropeMiddle EastTurkeyEastern EuropeNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 07:52:45 GMTPolice hunker down in ambush suspect's woods, Pa. (AP) — Authorities hunkered down early Saturday in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper lived with his parents, raising hopes they had him cornered a week after the ambush outside a rural police barracks.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 08:36:36 GMTFeds mum on prosecution of illegal border crossers, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government refuses to say whether prosecutors in Yuma, Arizona, have scaled back a years-old program that guarantees jail time for most immigrants caught crossing the border illegally and which law enforcement officials say is crucial to public safety.BY ASTRID GALVANaGeneral newsBorder securityLegal proceedingsMilitary legal affairsCrimeImmigrationGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesMilitary and defenseLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsYumaArizonaTucsonUnited StatesNorth America, 20 Sep 2014 05:43:39 GMTAP NewsAlert, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister says 49 Turkish hostages held by Islamic militants have been freed.iGeneral newsHostage situationsGovernment and politicsTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 20 Sep 2014 04:14:08 GMT