FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 23 Aug 2014 04:24:40 -0700Philippines to pull out of Golan Heights, Liberiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35b3a098ae964c73918747e31047da65MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government said Saturday that it would bring home its peacekeeping forces from the Golan Heights amid the deteriorating security in the region and withdraw its troops from Liberia because of the Ebola outbreak.iGeneral newsTroop withdrawalsWar and unrestArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthPhilippinesManilaSyriaLiberiaSoutheast AsiaAsiaMiddle EastWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/35b3a098ae964c73918747e31047da65Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:59:54 GMTIggy Azalea falls off stage during pre-VMA showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f06ac00f9be745b284de151ccfcad2caLOS ANGELES (AP) — Iggy Azalea has tumbled off the stage during an MTV Video Music Awards benefit concert.NICOLE EVATTaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentMTV Video Music AwardsEventsCelebrityAward showsMusic awardsMusic videoshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f06ac00f9be745b284de151ccfcad2caSat, 23 Aug 2014 11:09:16 GMTIndia, Pakistan trade gunfire in Kashmir; 4 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bf247c5b0684a36a06abc5ab1eb52b6SRINAGAR, India (AP) — India and Pakistan traded gunfire in the disputed Kashmir region on Saturday, killing two villagers on each side and wounding several others, officials said.iGeneral newsInternational incidentsTerritorial disputesInternational tradeWar and unrestBorder securityArmed forcesEconomyBusinessMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsIndiaPakistanKashmirSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bf247c5b0684a36a06abc5ab1eb52b6Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:15:05 GMTEmails show Walker recall election campaign pushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7096bb54f564e31979e0cd03f69005aMADISON, Wis. (AP) — Newly released court documents include excerpts from emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign team told him to instruct donors to give to a key conservative group that would run ads for Walker and distribute money to other conservative groups backing him.TODD RICHMONDM.L. JOHNSONaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsRecall electionsCampaignsPolitical fundraisingHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7096bb54f564e31979e0cd03f69005aSat, 23 Aug 2014 05:42:44 GMTAL Central-leading Royals win 6-3 at Texashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/194c4cca76a04720bd0375387571cf3fARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yordano Ventura still reverts to being the rookie pitcher he is for the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsTexasKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/194c4cca76a04720bd0375387571cf3fSat, 23 Aug 2014 04:19:17 GMTSpain busts Colombian cocaine-smuggling ganghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/471d8dbe477a45abae74f7fb4cbd2a0fMADRID (AP) — Spanish police working in cooperation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency say they have arrested six members of a Colombian-based drug-trafficking gang and seized 240 kilograms (530 pounds) of cocaine that had been hidden inside a yacht.iGeneral newsDrug-related crimeSmugglingViolent crimeCrimeSpainColombiaWestern EuropeEuropeSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/471d8dbe477a45abae74f7fb4cbd2a0fSat, 23 Aug 2014 11:08:54 GMTChina shuts down Beijing independent film festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90c3983cd19c4b41ac734e4dc740ee28BEIJING (AP) — Organizers say Chinese authorities have shut down an independent film festival, a rare venue for the showing of independent films that may be critical of the government in a country with tight controls.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90c3983cd19c4b41ac734e4dc740ee28Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:38:42 GMTGray pitches into 9th, A's top Angelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c756f5b35a3149dab99f5b732607de01OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray ended a monthlong losing streak, pitching into the ninth inning and leading the Oakland Athletics over the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 Friday night in a matchup of AL West rivals.MICHAEL WAGAMANsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c756f5b35a3149dab99f5b732607de01Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:20:21 GMT5 things to watch for weekend at The Barclayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a548dec028b4c08971f72deeeaefff6PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — In a span of two weeks, Adam Scott lost his No. 1 ranking and then ended the year without a major.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsPGA ChampionshipsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsEventsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a548dec028b4c08971f72deeeaefff6Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:03:40 GMTLufthansa pilots' union threatens new strikeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b07a484ffe5c40a9ac3ad30f1079300bBERLIN (AP) — A union representing Lufthansa's pilots is threatening a new round of strikes in a long-running dispute over wages and early retirement benefits.fBusinessStrikesWages and salariesGeneral newsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsPersonnelGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b07a484ffe5c40a9ac3ad30f1079300bSat, 23 Aug 2014 08:42:22 GMTLeader says Hamas agrees in writing to support Palestinian bid at International Criminal Courthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9b165c9119c4e939a434cbb8fb292a4GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Leader says Hamas agrees in writing to support Palestinian bid at International Criminal Court.iGeneral newsCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesGaza StripMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9b165c9119c4e939a434cbb8fb292a4Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:20:13 GMTOfficer charged in hot-car death of police doghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d305a1bdee3f4179a98f80c2b1b3222eMILLS, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal-cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car for several hours.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsPoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCasperWyomingUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d305a1bdee3f4179a98f80c2b1b3222eSat, 23 Aug 2014 05:23:39 GMTThousands to march against NY chokehold deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e340140f40534592be55ee4b5d2e9900NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of marchers are expected to protest the death of an unarmed black man who was placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.JONATHAN LEMIREaGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e340140f40534592be55ee4b5d2e9900Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:59:09 GMTJihadists release video of Lebanese troopshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a39b5fdaa4a8482e8dd5aef9a1611018BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida's Syrian affiliate released a video Saturday showing Lebanese policemen and a soldier captured by the group earlier this month during the most serious cross-border attack since Syria's conflict began more than three years ago.iGeneral newsCivil warsArmed forcesWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSyriaLebanonMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a39b5fdaa4a8482e8dd5aef9a1611018Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:43:26 GMTPolice officer accused of sex assaults on patrolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a58aa1a588e456095d56275efdaf4eaOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City police officer arrested on charges of serial sexual assault preyed on women in the rundown neighborhoods he was assigned to patrol — picking some up off the street, pulling others over at traffic stops and in one case taking a woman to a nearby school, police documents show.KRISTI EATONaGeneral newsSportsPolice brutalityAfrican-AmericansRace and ethnicityCrimeHigh school footballFootballViolent crimeLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceHigh school sportsOklahoma CityOklahomaMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1a58aa1a588e456095d56275efdaf4eaSat, 23 Aug 2014 05:36:49 GMTKatie Ledecky breaks 400 freestyle world recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/838f153bde7b499185889590a746735cGOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Katie Ledecky lowered her own world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle to win the Pan Pacific championships title in 3 minutes, 58.37 seconds on Saturday.JOHN PYEsSportsSwimmingWomen's sportsAquaticsWomen's aquaticshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/838f153bde7b499185889590a746735cSat, 23 Aug 2014 11:09:44 GMTObama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bankhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5551daedf32c4100b3c7af4cc59b30e6EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is trying to rally support for a taxpayer-subsidized bank that he says creates jobs.DARLENE SUPERVILLEaBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureInternational tradeEconomyUnited StatesMassachusettsNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5551daedf32c4100b3c7af4cc59b30e6Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:02:23 GMTCollmenter and D-Backs beat Padres 5-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a019d8c34c04cbe88053749895a6949PHOENIX (AP) — Some extra rest seemed to be just what Josh Collmenter needed.JOSE ROMEROsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a019d8c34c04cbe88053749895a6949Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:19:48 GMTHamas chief backs International Criminal Court bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f06a2a78f4cf46f8bf81f1a7b0d31eefGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturday. Such a step could expose Israel — as well as Hamas — to war crimes investigations.IBRAHIM BARZAKiGeneral newsCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelMiddle EastGaza Striphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f06a2a78f4cf46f8bf81f1a7b0d31eefSat, 23 Aug 2014 05:50:47 GMTWash. flash flooding damages estimated 10 homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c30fa05060094245b72d0137b9695ed1TWISP, Wash. (AP) — Heavy rains that unleashed mud slides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires damaged or destroyed an estimated 10 homes and blocked highways, officials said Friday.aGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherProperty damageFloodsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersFiresWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c30fa05060094245b72d0137b9695ed1Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:06:25 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ecc95a6ee58445c8452ef7e5ca7d880WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsPoliceNews mediaMediaTelevisionLaw enforcement agencieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ecc95a6ee58445c8452ef7e5ca7d880Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:14:55 GMTChina shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festivalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f908a091a26c4e908c36270e7965ac73BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities blocked an annual independent film festival from opening on Saturday, said organizers of an event that has become a rare and influential venue for the showing of films that could be critical of the government.DIDI TANGiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentGovernment and politicsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f908a091a26c4e908c36270e7965ac73Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:13:38 GMTIraq investigating Sunni mosque attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aca5eb951cfd4e1d9e0e32e8e9fc6292BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament speaker says an investigation is underway into an attack on a Sunni mosque that killed more than 60 people and escalated sectarian tensions.Associated PressiGeneral newsReligious strifeGovernment and politicsLegislatureReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aca5eb951cfd4e1d9e0e32e8e9fc6292Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:20:11 GMTSpirits, prayers mark hunt for Myanmar's lost bellhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acdef236f7f84cbfbc8b7da75028fa39YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Divers stand on the edge of a small wooden fishing boat gazing at the murky, choppy waters below. After receiving blessings from Buddhist monks, they lower their masks and plunge one-by-one into the mighty Yangon River, clinging to garden hoses that will act as primitive breathing devices during their dizzying descent into darkness.AYE AYE WINiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMyanmarYangonSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/acdef236f7f84cbfbc8b7da75028fa39Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:32:39 GMTOfficer critical in coma after California gunfighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac9540bcafda4b6592cf9c57d8d68b0eSAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A veteran, second-generation police officer was in critical condition in a medically induced coma after being wounded in a shootout where the rookie officer he was training shot and killed a gunman, authorities said.aGeneral newsArrestsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderSan BernardinoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac9540bcafda4b6592cf9c57d8d68b0eSat, 23 Aug 2014 07:36:27 GMTIndia police re-arrest fasting activisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf30bff4b0cc4ed3bc5672dc2eaed41bGAUHATI, India (AP) — Police re-arrested a frail Indian activist who has been on a hunger strike for nearly 14 years to protest alleged military brutality in India's remote northeast, her attorney said Saturday.WASBIR HUSSAINiGeneral newsArrestsSuicidesCrimePolitical activismLaw and orderProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf30bff4b0cc4ed3bc5672dc2eaed41bSat, 23 Aug 2014 07:54:02 GMTGeno named Jets starter after 35-24 loss to Giantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab2fb6bb023d4fe3964867cb039f730fEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rex Ryan saw enough to finally reveal the New York Jets' worst-kept secret.DENNIS WASZAK Jr.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab2fb6bb023d4fe3964867cb039f730fSat, 23 Aug 2014 04:52:54 GMT3 Japanese freshmen killed in California crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04efb3bf89334573a12876c229e13482SAN MARCOS, Calif. (AP) — Eight incoming freshman college students from Japan were riding in a small car that ran off a California freeway and hit a power pole, leaving three of them dead and five of them injured, officials said.ELLIOT SPAGATaGeneral newsAccidentsInternational studentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEducationSocial affairsCaliforniaSan DiegoJapanUnited StatesNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04efb3bf89334573a12876c229e13482Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:35:28 GMTUS picks 12-man roster for basketball World Cuphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77a8c4c096e94028a06e245597ed55c5NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. has picked the 12 players it believes can defend its world basketball title.BRIAN MAHONEYsSports2014 FIBA Basketball World CupFIBA Basketball World CupInternational basketballMen's sportsMen's basketballMen's tennisTennisBasketballEventsNBA basketballProfessional basketballUnited StatesNew YorkPuerto RicoNew York CityNorth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/77a8c4c096e94028a06e245597ed55c5Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:32:08 GMTSmith, Vick toss TDs in Jets' 35-24 loss to Giantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa248fe1ec22469aad91e03674ffcf2fEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Geno Smith and Michael Vick each threw touchdown passes with the New York Jets' starting offense, and the defense mostly shut down Eli Manning before the Giants' backups rallied for a 35-24 preseason victory Friday night.DENNIS WASZAK Jr.sSportsProfessional footballFootballNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa248fe1ec22469aad91e03674ffcf2fSat, 23 Aug 2014 04:48:34 GMTHaren leads Dodgers over error-prone Mets 6-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d54d924c34a4e548adce8dd73e8fd23LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dan Haren overcame a leadoff homer by Curtis Granderson and a pair of failed sacrifice bunt attempts to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the error-prone New York Mets 6-2 on Friday night.JOE RESNICKsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityLos AngelesNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaliforniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d54d924c34a4e548adce8dd73e8fd23Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:05:55 GMTEscobar, Twins bat around twice, pound Tigers 20-6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a030565845f4cf1909a467df5cb2674MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — All those Cy Young awards, all that heat in their vaunted starting rotation, and there were the Detroit Tigers, staggering out to the field in the eighth inning with an infielder on the pitching mound.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a030565845f4cf1909a467df5cb2674Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:25:40 GMTClinton shadow in Iowa no threat to some Democratshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17b9c31213354fd78d6ed0c774debbcfALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Democrats with presidential dreams are coming to Iowa with little fanfare, entourage or recognition.THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsState governmentsCampaignsPolitical partiesLegislatureElectionsPolitical organizationsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsPresidential electionsNational electionsIowaUnited StatesDes MoinesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17b9c31213354fd78d6ed0c774debbcfSat, 23 Aug 2014 07:39:17 GMTValtteri Bottas fastest in 3rd Belgian GP practicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87121c2b7b184a4b80940a118e354483SPA, Belgium (AP) — Valtteri Bottas of Finland posted the fastest time in the third and final practice session of the Belgian Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday.JEROME PUGMIREsSportsFormula OneAutomobile racingBelgiumWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87121c2b7b184a4b80940a118e354483Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:49:09 GMTIraq family's flight reveals depth of Sunni griefhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c5d048b834b4ef39e36a5197190eedbBAGHDAD (AP) — For nearly a decade Abu Omar has been fleeing Iraq's many conflicts, but they always seem to catch up to him.VIVIAN SALAMAiGeneral newsReligious strifeMilitant groupsWar and unrestHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesIslamBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5c5d048b834b4ef39e36a5197190eedbSat, 23 Aug 2014 06:09:00 GMTHamas backs International Criminal Court bidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58166803f24d4be8bb8cbe16f59b1515GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturday. Palestinian acceptance of the court's jurisdiction could expose Israel — as well as Hamas — to war crimes investigations.IBRAHIM BARZAKMOHAMMED DARAGHMEHiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestWar crimesCourtsInternational lawJudiciaryGovernment and politicsInternational relationsPalestinian territoriesWest BankIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastQatarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58166803f24d4be8bb8cbe16f59b1515Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:30:08 GMTKatie Ledecky of the United States breaks her world record in the women's 400-meter freestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0add2a5625143b2a243dbe830cb7930GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Katie Ledecky of the United States breaks her world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle.sSportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0add2a5625143b2a243dbe830cb7930Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:08:53 GMTIndia accuses Pakistan of killing 2 in Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/345bb209b3b84c6a8b657d909a4eb2deSRINAGAR, India (AP) — India has accused Pakistani troops of firing guns and mortar rounds on at least three villages in the Indian portion of Kashmir, killing at least two members of one family.iGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestIndiaKashmirPakistanSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/345bb209b3b84c6a8b657d909a4eb2deSat, 23 Aug 2014 05:22:56 GMTReport: Iran opens uranium-conversion planthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec96afef5bd540538728a2260bdc30aaTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran inaugurated a new plant Saturday to convert a type of uranium into a material that cannot be used to make nuclear weapons as part of its interim atomic deal with world powers, its official news agency reported.iGeneral newsNuclear weaponsWeapons of mass destructionUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryMaterials industryIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec96afef5bd540538728a2260bdc30aaSat, 23 Aug 2014 10:34:32 GMTRussian aid trucks begin to leave Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bea56448d7734313a528e20f40065deeDONETSK, Russia (AP) — Hundreds of trucks from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine rolled back across the border into Russia on Saturday.ALEXANDER ROSLYAKOViGeneral newsInternational relationsWar and unrestHumanitarian crisesCease firesGovernment and politicsRussiaUkraineKievDonetskEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bea56448d7734313a528e20f40065deeSat, 23 Aug 2014 10:36:22 GMTVegas' storied Sahara casino reborn, transformedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39ad31c41a174d2292991581697678feLAS VEGAS (AP) — The Moroccan-themed Sahara casino that once hosted Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and the Beatles seemed a lost cause in 2011, when its owners declared the 59-year-old property unprofitable and shut it down with little more than a vague promise to return.MICHELLE RINDELSaBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleCelebrityAccommodationsGourmet foodBars and clubsRecessions and depressionsGamblingRecreation and leisureEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFood and drinkProducts and servicesCorporate newsEconomyLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39ad31c41a174d2292991581697678feSat, 23 Aug 2014 08:31:59 GMTThousands gather in Nepal for human flag recordhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6234dd6f43fd404d8b77517a2e2d5588KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Nepal's capital holding colored boards in an attempt to break the record for the largest human national flag.iGeneral newsNepalSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6234dd6f43fd404d8b77517a2e2d5588Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:10:24 GMTAfter Ferguson: Calls for police 'body cameras'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/899d6434ee4d41a880855007d787496aNEW YORK (AP) — What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded?BARBARA ORTUTAYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyLaw enforcement technologyPoliceCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGovernment and politicsStaten IslandUnited StatesNew York CityNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/899d6434ee4d41a880855007d787496aSat, 23 Aug 2014 07:02:21 GMTMishaps prompt questions about Washington ferrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02b909a28f744bcbb78124563f323de6SEATTLE (AP) — The green-and-white ferry pulled away from the docks and churned across Puget Sound, leaving behind Seattle's waterfront. Passengers stood in the breeze on the deck or gazed out of the windows at the distant, snow-covered bulk of Mount Rainier.GENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsPersonnelIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessWashingtonBremertonSeattleTacomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/02b909a28f744bcbb78124563f323de6Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:25:34 GMTMilitia: Airstrikes in Libya's capital kill 15http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/321a3d794a374f69841803690c593ff9CAIRO (AP) — A senior Islamist militia leader says two airstrikes targeting its positions in Libya's capital, Tripoli, have killed 15 fighters and wounded 20.MAAMOUN YOUSSEFiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestLibyaEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/321a3d794a374f69841803690c593ff9Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:33:58 GMTOzuna's slam helps Marlins beat Rockies 13-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a7e5e4e56dc4bb0b9f550366b4c6baaDENVER (AP) — Marcell Ozuna hit a grand slam for his third homer in as many games, Giancarlo Stanton had three hits and three RBIs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 13-5 on Friday night.DENNIS GEORGATOSsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a7e5e4e56dc4bb0b9f550366b4c6baaSat, 23 Aug 2014 04:33:25 GMTParis to celebrate end to Nazi rule 70 years laterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53291d2cad504a00bfc6db0baa1620bbPARIS (AP) — Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Paris bridge on a Sunday afternoon.ELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsNormandy landingsWorld War IINazismEventsGovernment and politicsFranceParisEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53291d2cad504a00bfc6db0baa1620bbSat, 23 Aug 2014 09:37:30 GMTWash. flash floods, mudslides damage several homeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8773f899963b4df3bda1d51fb36b5dedTWISP, Wash. (AP) — An estimated 10 homes were damaged or destroyed and highways were blocked as heavy rains unleashed mudslides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires.aGeneral newsProperty damageFloodsWeatherAccidents and disastersNatural disastersFiresWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8773f899963b4df3bda1d51fb36b5dedSat, 23 Aug 2014 07:38:09 GMTFew details month after reporters detained in Iranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c1eac9fa527424294797b8f87995531DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle between a new guard of moderates pushing for greater freedom and the old hard-line establishment.ADAM SCHRECKiGeneral newsArrestsNewspapersJournalistsLaw and orderCrimeNews mediaMediaGovernment and politicsTehranIranUnited StatesMiddle EastDubaiNorth AmericaUnited Arab Emirateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c1eac9fa527424294797b8f87995531Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:11:56 GMTSeahawks use big first half to rout Bears 34-6http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23cb27759418413b8cc0fef121a9cd12SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's defense is expected to among the best in the NFL again. If Russell Wilson and the Seahawks' offense can play this well in the regular season, look out.TIM BOOTHsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballSeattleIllinoisWashingtonCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23cb27759418413b8cc0fef121a9cd12Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:22:19 GMT