FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:13:49 -0700Lawyer: Mom in hot car death case passed polygraphhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc5d55412b124a24989796e872180011ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia woman whose husband is charged with murder in the death of their toddler son in a hot vehicle passed a polygraph test in which she was asked about whether she knew her husband would leave the child in the vehicle, her lawyer said Monday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc5d55412b124a24989796e872180011Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:38:58 GMTIslamic State group calls for attacking civilianshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15063abc092e437a812309a21c70dbc4BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman said its fighters are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition, casting it as a historic clash between Muslims and their enemies and calling for attacks at home and abroad.DIAA HADIDMAAMOUN YOUSSEFiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestBeirutSyriaUnited StatesMiddle EastIraqLebanonNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15063abc092e437a812309a21c70dbc4Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:57:08 GMTCampaigns commonly share policy platforms, sloganshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcdcca145b584e578e22ff12cc86d0f5MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Democrat running for Wisconsin governor acknowledges her campaign lifted policy platforms, including some exact language, from like-minded candidates.SCOTT BAUERpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsCampaignsState legislatureState governmentsHigher educationSenate electionsLegislatureEducationSocial affairsUnited StatesWisconsinNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fcdcca145b584e578e22ff12cc86d0f5Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:19:04 GMTLong Island man gets prison for deaths of dogshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9537fcc0b9654335a89f739cf56cf674MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island man has been sentenced to up to three years in prison following the deaths of 13 pit bulls that prosecutors say were bred and trained for fighting.aGeneral newsAnimal crueltyDogsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderMammalsAnimalsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9537fcc0b9654335a89f739cf56cf674Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:22:37 GMTClosely watched Hawaii lava flow stallshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e0e79dbb3cb4b589206b91f1d170559HONOLULU (AP) — Lava that's threatening rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island has stalled.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsScienceTravelLifestyleVolcanoesEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e0e79dbb3cb4b589206b91f1d170559Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:02:02 GMTCuban salsa singer split between island and UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ae4f0470e29422ba5cd83cc203f14cfMIAMI (AP) — In his most famous song, Cuban salsa singer Manuel Gonzalez croons about creating a bridge between Miami and Havana.CHRISTINE ARMARIOeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCubaHavanaMiamiUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanFloridaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ae4f0470e29422ba5cd83cc203f14cfMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:58:04 GMTJudge upholds video limits in Jodi Arias trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af2ee9d5b6e14311bb6dc926c23cf264PHOENIX (AP) — A judge Monday refused to lift restrictions on camera coverage of the penalty phase retrial in Jodi Arias' murder case.BRIAN SKOLOFFPAUL DAVENPORTaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimePhoenixColoradoArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af2ee9d5b6e14311bb6dc926c23cf264Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:02:28 GMTPolice: Canadian woman arrested at JFK with gunshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0c0565e21f74a419258441029093445NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 24-year-old Canadian woman has been arrested at Kennedy Airport with handguns, ammunition and 33 pounds of marijuana in her checked baggage.aGeneral newsArrestsDrug-related crimeLaw and orderCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c0c0565e21f74a419258441029093445Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:48:14 GMTIsrael court condemns African migrant detentionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6db18002cbce4357b218c14a31d79bb2JERUSALEM (AP) — A high Israeli court has condemned the government's policy of detaining illegal African migrants captured in the Negev Desert, ordering that a detention facility be closed within three months and banning new detentions for a year.iGeneral newsIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6db18002cbce4357b218c14a31d79bb2Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:05:46 GMTPolice identify 2 killed in Wyoming hospital crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8c44772c834415493e6bae6ec9882b0CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two people who died after a car crashed into a pillar at a Casper, Wyoming, hospital.aGeneral newsAccidentsPoliceAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCasperWyomingUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8c44772c834415493e6bae6ec9882b0Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:36:57 GMTProsecutor: more than 800 rounds of ammunition found in car of alleged White House intruderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80b436e2a057459b9b247f466743b206WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutor: more than 800 rounds of ammunition found in car of alleged White House intruder.wGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/80b436e2a057459b9b247f466743b206Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:51:59 GMTA Closer Look: Ways to hide, secure data on phoneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bbdb690078443848c68302fcd2e65e7NEW YORK (AP) — Apple got a lot of attention last week when it released a new privacy policy along with a declaration that police can't get to your password-protected data.ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyConsumer electronicsData privacyComputer and data securityTechnology issuesComputing and information technologyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8bbdb690078443848c68302fcd2e65e7Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:06:11 GMTNebraska's Abdullah: Jameis Winston must grow uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f01facf23814f72b02927fbe37688a7LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah, a candidate for this year's Heisman Trophy, says 2013 winner Jameis Winston of Florida State needs to clean up his act.ERIC OLSONsSportsWomen's sportsHeisman TrophyCollege footballEventsCollege sportsFootballNebraskaBirminghamUnited StatesNorth AmericaAlabamahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1f01facf23814f72b02927fbe37688a7Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:36:24 GMTSpaceX breaks ground on Texas rocket launch sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b5d2cc6d5c74e1eb93225cf470c5b9cBROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The commercial rocket launches that could begin as early as 2016 in the southernmost tip of Texas will be a critical step toward one day establishing a human presence on Mars, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said Monday.CHRISTOPHER SHERMANhtBusinessGeneral newsScienceTechnologySpace launchesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTexasBrownsvilleUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b5d2cc6d5c74e1eb93225cf470c5b9cMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:40:05 GMTGuatemala emergency measures after deadly clashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/575a7e93d0f74120a56e96e149a93f2dGUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities have suspended some constitutional rights in a central municipality where 11 villagers died in a battle with guns and machetes.iGeneral newsGuatemalaGuatemala CityCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/575a7e93d0f74120a56e96e149a93f2dMon, 22 Sep 2014 20:08:00 GMTJudge rules in Alaska Native voting rights casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c529a33eb95d4cbc96768a23a00d81c8JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered the state to take additional steps to provide voting materials to Alaska Native voters with limited English.BECKY BOHRERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsVotingNational courtsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAlaskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c529a33eb95d4cbc96768a23a00d81c8Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:02:34 GMTFate of Texas' tough voter ID law in judge's handshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5514f2450308459d8aa30e3b8236a929CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The fate of Texas' tough voter ID law moved into the hands of a federal judge Monday, following a trial that the U.S. Justice Department said exposed another chapter in the state's troubling history of discrimination in elections.PAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsNational courtsVotingElectionsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryTexasUnited StatesCorpus ChristiNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5514f2450308459d8aa30e3b8236a929Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:31:22 GMTInvestors fret Yahoo's future, stock dipshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac1b993346224a9b95c63aec79f085a9SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo's stock fell Monday as investors grappled with uncertainty about the Internet company's future in the wake of last week's record-setting Wall Street debut by the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate stockInformation technologyOnline mediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesCorporate newsMediahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac1b993346224a9b95c63aec79f085a9Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:03:56 GMTProsecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bf53c7872f9438cbaee60997b1d941cWASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in the car of the man accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside the building, a federal prosecutor said Monday. A machete and two hatchets also were found.PETE YOSTALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsCrimeGeneral newsDistrict of ColumbiaVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1bf53c7872f9438cbaee60997b1d941cMon, 22 Sep 2014 20:00:48 GMTRavens owner, coach to address Rice investigationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5a28393fa364c4783301f3545454077OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have scheduled news conferences for Monday afternoon during which owner Steve Bisciotti and coach John Harbaugh are expected to address questions about their investigation of the Ray Rice domestic violence case and their interaction with the NFL.aGeneral newsSportsSports governanceProfessional footballFootballMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5a28393fa364c4783301f3545454077Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:10:24 GMTStudy links changing winds to warming in Pacifichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bbd3bed3183400c92448159fda2076dA new study released Monday found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of North America over the past century closely followed natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse gases related to global warming.JEFF BARNARDaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherAtmospheric scienceEnvironmental scienceClimateCoastlines and beachesOceanographyScienceOceansEnvironmental concernsEarth scienceEnvironmentEnvironment and naturePacific Oceanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4bbd3bed3183400c92448159fda2076dMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:40:21 GMTHate crime alleged in assault on disabled manhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3155d3221fd486ab9608ba3072c78f8NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Attorney General has brought new charges against three teens in an assault on a man with a mental disability. A video of the incident had been posted online.aGeneral newsHate crimesCrimeViolent crimeNew CastleDelawareUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3155d3221fd486ab9608ba3072c78f8Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:32:10 GMTWarrant issued for heir who missed NYC court datehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/828145a9616f4691adcb286b538f8063NEW YORK (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor in Texas a decade ago, because he failed to show up for a New York City court appearance.aGeneral newsFugitivesArrestsLaw and orderCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/828145a9616f4691adcb286b538f8063Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:57:58 GMTAlaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/461e9ffb3f6548be8a9181851e51862bANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter revealed during a live on-air segment that she owns a medical marijuana business and was quitting her job to advocate for the drug ahead of a November ballot initiative to legalize the recreational use of pot in Alaska.MARK THIESSENaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentRecreational drug laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/461e9ffb3f6548be8a9181851e51862bMon, 22 Sep 2014 20:01:47 GMTProsecutor to drop all Seattle marijuana ticketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bc14d863fbf4c0388abd59b0d31d98dSEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's elected prosecutor said Monday he's dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through the first seven months of this year, because most of them were issued by a single police officer who disagrees with the legal pot law.GENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeRecreational drug laws and regulationsCrimeGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6bc14d863fbf4c0388abd59b0d31d98dMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:46:58 GMTClintons mark 10 years of annual summithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81ef48afc20340f48adbb14728900a67NEW YORK (AP) — Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton are marking the 10th anniversary of the former president's annual Clinton Global Initiative, pointing to female empowerment around the globe as the former secretary of state considers a 2016 presidential campaign.KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsSummitsGeneral newsInternational relationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElectionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81ef48afc20340f48adbb14728900a67Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:59:15 GMTState police: 3 missing Afghan soldiers in custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/647916ea71b64ca39deb1289cf6b9c35BOSTON (AP) — Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the U.S.-Canadian border, Massachusetts law enforcement officials said.BOB SALSBERGaGeneral newsArmed forcesRegional cooperationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsInternational relationsAfghanistanMassachusettsUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/647916ea71b64ca39deb1289cf6b9c35Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:59:51 GMTNative Americans seek dismissal of Redskins' suithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec56b287bdf844f9a11740867394da28ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Five Native Americans are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit the Washington Redskins filed against them over the team's nickname.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsNative AmericansTrademarksProfessional footballFootballLegal proceedingsLaw and orderIntellectual propertyUnited StatesVirginiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ec56b287bdf844f9a11740867394da28Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:04:41 GMTPoll: Support for gay marriage may be leveling offhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c95c892271e47869217635e640e234fA survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dramatic growth in acceptance of equal rights for gays and lesbians.RACHEL ZOLLaGeneral newsPublic opinionReligionMarriageRelationshipsSocial affairsFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesCouplesLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c95c892271e47869217635e640e234fMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:58:03 GMTDolls, games, pots, pans up for toy hall of famehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1b089c062b34cb59857039eb0331b22ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Pots and pans and paper airplanes are among the 12 finalists for induction this year into the National Toy Hall of Fame.aBusinessGeneral newsToysRecreation and leisureLifestyleRochesterNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d1b089c062b34cb59857039eb0331b22Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:39:44 GMTSt. Louis County cops apologize for flier wordinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52859b9a97354f5ab47d98720ea84fecST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County police are apologizing for the wording of a flier announcing a seminar to help officers interact with the media.aGeneral newsMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/52859b9a97354f5ab47d98720ea84fecMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:38:50 GMTHomelessness increases among school childrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/951be874e5fa4e1690a8bb710e1212b4WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of homeless school children is rising in U.S. schools.KIMBERLY HEFLINGwGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/951be874e5fa4e1690a8bb710e1212b4Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:32:27 GMTWesleyan orders fraternities to become coedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdfef53dfb5549a283a3a934895e931eMIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its residential fraternities to become coeducational within the next three years.PAT EATON-ROBBaGeneral newsHigher educationCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsSocial affairsEducationMiddletownConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdfef53dfb5549a283a3a934895e931eMon, 22 Sep 2014 20:05:42 GMTIslamic State offensive poses problems for Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3b10be4d04d4622b0ad8c273740261fSURUC, Turkey (AP) — Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees and raising pressure for the government to step up efforts to take on the Sunni extremists.DESMOND BUTLERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesInternational incidentsHostage situationsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsDiplomacyInternational relationsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastAnkaraIraqUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3b10be4d04d4622b0ad8c273740261fMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:52:01 GMTReview: Solid Washington in mediocre 'Equalizer'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f6fad271a154e8cbdb5a0d508c774f0If you were lucky enough to catch Denzel Washington in "A Raisin in the Sun" on Broadway, you saw the hugely charismatic actor portray, in an iconic role, the full complexity of a human being: strengths and weaknesses, attributes and flaws, durability and vulnerability. All topped off, of course, with that boyish Washington charm.JOCELYN NOVECKeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f6fad271a154e8cbdb5a0d508c774f0Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:08:38 GMTIce in Arctic seas shrinks to 6th-lowest recordedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/427cfd3a6bf149fdba888a0894e59f6eNEW YORK (AP) — Ice in Arctic seas shrank this summer to the sixth lowest level in 36 years of monitoring.SETH BORENSTEINaScienceWater environmentOceansEnvironmentEnvironment and naturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/427cfd3a6bf149fdba888a0894e59f6eMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:33:54 GMTSheriff: Iowa man locked 5 kids in bedroom all dayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16c0fb0540734612995974cebd49224cIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man is charged with locking his girlfriend's five children in a bedroom for more than 24 hours without food or access to a bathroom, authorities said Monday.RYAN J. FOLEYaGeneral newsCrimes against childrenCrimeIowaIowa CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16c0fb0540734612995974cebd49224cMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:20:10 GMTDenver deputies face civil trial in preacher deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c602beea4f5484cb651a52dc5363ecdDENVER (AP) — A civil trial began Monday for five Denver sheriff's deputies accused of using excessive force in connection with the death of a homeless street preacher four years ago.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsPoliceLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCorrectional systemsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c602beea4f5484cb651a52dc5363ecdMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:25:17 GMTMedia wants cameras for theater shooting trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fe80139d0c34ddeb1704228517fcf7cCENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors and defense lawyers in the Colorado theater shootings case urged the judge on Monday to bar cameras from the courtroom during the trial, saying witnesses could be harassed and threatened because of the coverage.DAN ELLIOTTaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeMediaLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3fe80139d0c34ddeb1704228517fcf7cMon, 22 Sep 2014 18:54:50 GMTRepresentatives of Hamas, Fatah meet in Cairohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d692bdd455a4c709e2815182447612cCAIRO (AP) — A Hamas and a Fatah official met in Cairo on Monday ahead of the start of reconciliation talks between the rival Palestinian factions this week in the Egyptian capital, an official told The Associated Press.HAMZA HENDAWIIBRAHIM BARZAKiGeneral newsWar and unrestTerritorial disputesInternational agreementsBlockadesGovernment and politicsInternational relationsPalestinian territoriesEgyptWest BankIsraelCairoGaza StripMiddle EastGazaNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d692bdd455a4c709e2815182447612cMon, 22 Sep 2014 18:48:20 GMTAccused White House intruder armed in July arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b209ca21187f4d14bca6671b3f1d4ce2WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Army soldier accused of sprinting across the White House lawn and into the executive mansion was heavily armed when he was arrested by Virginia state troopers after a traffic stop in July.ALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsArrestsLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeDistrict of ColumbiaVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b209ca21187f4d14bca6671b3f1d4ce2Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:50:01 GMTIslamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e956ead125c14b86954df6d913e7dfdaALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An al-Qaida splinter group has kidnapped a French citizen and announced on Monday that it will execute him unless France ends its participation in air strikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq.AOMAR OUALIPAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsHostage situationsKidnappingWar and unrestIslamismCrimeGovernment and politicsAlgeriaAlgiersFranceNorth AfricaAfricaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e956ead125c14b86954df6d913e7dfdaMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:22:22 GMTAppeals court revives Connecticut synagogue suithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8ed724882f14474b36b5ed8ac01613cHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reinstated a Jewish group's lawsuit accusing the Litchfield Historic District Commission of religious discrimination when it rejected plans for a synagogue in 2007.DAVE COLLINSaGeneral newsJudaismReligionNational courtsSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryReligious issuesSocial issuesConnecticutHartfordUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8ed724882f14474b36b5ed8ac01613cMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:11:15 GMTComputer bungle leads to Mexico child porn arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd6646ff6cdd423d9cf401c36dd5bdf4MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in western Mexico said Monday they have arrested a man who was promoting children's camping trips in front of a group of parents, but accidentally called up images of child pornography on his computer.iGeneral newsCrimeArrestsCrimes against childrenLaw and orderMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd6646ff6cdd423d9cf401c36dd5bdf4Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:41:44 GMT2nd trial begins for man accused of killing teenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73a87a18371e4a58b5357ce97063d951JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jury selection began Monday in the second trial of a Florida man accused of killing a Georgia teenager during an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderFloridaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73a87a18371e4a58b5357ce97063d951Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:52:34 GMTMexico: Alert over mine spill into river to Ariz.http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15eba285e52f4a1790ffa6fe0ab6c52bCANANEA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in a northern Mexican state issued a binational alert Monday after contaminants from a copper mine spilled into a river that flows into the U.S. state of Arizona.iBusinessGeneral newsRivers and streamsEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentWater environmentMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15eba285e52f4a1790ffa6fe0ab6c52bMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:29:46 GMTBear suspected to have killed New Jersey hikerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51f0495829fa40fd93a071008b2f94d5WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday.DAVID PORTERaGeneral newsAnimalsBearsWildlifeNature reservesMammalsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51f0495829fa40fd93a071008b2f94d5Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:04:10 GMTHigh-profile Israeli spy Mike Harari dead at 87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c89fc777c65456db2dc3ca64044987eJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli secret service agent Mike Harari, who played a major role in planning Mossad's revenge attacks against Palestinian militants implicated in the 1972 Munich massacre of the country's Olympics team, has died. He was 87.iGeneral newsHostage situationsMilitant groupsEspionageWar and unrestCrimeIsraelMunichMiddle EastGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c89fc777c65456db2dc3ca64044987eMon, 22 Sep 2014 18:45:41 GMTProtesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-inhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f651b485c7a4b6ca6d4bee41f5bb0fdNEW YORK (AP) — A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, hundreds of activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan's financial district, chanting, carrying signs and — in some places — sitting down in the street to protest what they said was corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.JENNIFER PELTZaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestClimateEnvironmental concernsEnvironment and natureEnvironmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3f651b485c7a4b6ca6d4bee41f5bb0fdMon, 22 Sep 2014 20:01:11 GMTObama: Secret Service does a 'great job'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df556fb605a343b19b07bf79c269e42eWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Secret Service does "a great job." He says he is grateful for the "sacrifices" the service performs on his behalf and on behalf of his family.wGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agencieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df556fb605a343b19b07bf79c269e42eMon, 22 Sep 2014 18:50:18 GMT