FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:03:02 -07002016 GOP hopefuls vie for attention at Texas eventhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5146be8516c447b9949232a03563e33bDALLAS (AP) — A parade of potential 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls will be on display at an influential conservative group's annual summit.WILL WEISSERTaGovernment and politicsState governmentsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5146be8516c447b9949232a03563e33bFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:07:05 GMTPakistani premier denies asking army to mediatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a08a08b4f999457fbe2ac051a5f29901ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister on Friday denied asking the country's military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped for two weeks outside parliament in the capital, Islamabad, demanding his resignation over alleged voting fraud.MUNIR AHMEDiGeneral newsArmed forcesGovernment and politicsFraud and false statementsLegislatureMilitary and defenseVotingElectionsCrimePakistanIslamabadSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a08a08b4f999457fbe2ac051a5f29901Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:59:43 GMTMexico operations thwart child, family migrantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1a728f2f3a445cc83d37658fa447f58CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route.MARK STEVENSONiGeneral newsImmigrationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSocial issuesSocial affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsMexicoUnited StatesMcAllenLatin America and CaribbeanGuatemalaEl SalvadorNorth AmericaCentral AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1a728f2f3a445cc83d37658fa447f58Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:15:41 GMTPro-Russia separatists in control of coastal townhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2be50080e1542229324fbd85a72d9e3NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armored vehicles had invaded from Russia.PETER LEONARDNATALIYA VASILYEVAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsWar casualtiesHuman rights and civil libertiesLocal governmentsSocial issuesSocial affairsUkraineCrimeaRussiaKievMoscowDonetskEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a2be50080e1542229324fbd85a72d9e3Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:24:05 GMTOfficials: school bus driver had prior DUI arresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fa74988dcd244bea4c2eea649a3fff1FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials examined a school bus company's records after one of its drivers was charged with driving drunk with 20 children on her bus, and authorities learned the woman had been arrested before on a DUI charge.aGeneral newsArrestsReckless endangermentCrimeLaw and orderConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fa74988dcd244bea4c2eea649a3fff1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:22:08 GMTStock markets subdued after weak economic datahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89e827a445b44aab8d2b1f43821c50a6HONG KONG (AP) — European and Asian stock markets were subdued Friday after data showed Japan's economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike and that inflation in the eurozone slipped again, a sign the recovery remains weak.KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsPricesFinancial marketsStock marketsJapanEast AsiaHong KongUnited StatesSoutheast AsiaAsiaChinaGreater ChinaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/89e827a445b44aab8d2b1f43821c50a6Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:07:10 GMTThis Week in the Civil Warhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/382cff5869784ae687afc4cb08628ae8This Week in The Civil War for Sunday, Aug. 31: The Fall of Atlanta.The Associated PressaGeneral newsAmerican Civil WarWar and unrestArmed forcesEventsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/382cff5869784ae687afc4cb08628ae8Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:01:23 GMTFeds reviewing Reynolds' deal to buy Lorillardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bdac275433e402a97f4f4f64448c605RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal regulators are putting Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.'s planned $25 billion takeover of rival Newport maker Lorillard Inc. under the microscope.MICHAEL FELBERBAUMfBusinessGovernment regulationsOwnership changesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9bdac275433e402a97f4f4f64448c605Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:05:39 GMTLawyer: Case against Maserati cop car driver sillyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5aea95c178f467cab9d0e5a1c32540dBRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The lawyer for a Massachusetts man facing charges of impersonating a police officer for driving around a Maserati painted to resemble a police cruiser calls the case against his client "silly."aGeneral newsCrimeMassachusettsQuincyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5aea95c178f467cab9d0e5a1c32540dFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:39:50 GMT2 Rwandan army officers charged over incitementhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51234737f70343e59aa3f0096136c4feKIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Two Rwandan army officers have been charged with inciting the public against the government of President Paul Kagame.iGeneral newsIllegal weaponsCrimeRwandaKigaliEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51234737f70343e59aa3f0096136c4feFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:07:37 GMTBrazil's economy slips into a recessionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d571391163d841c1a7e571beb27a7051SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's government says the country's gross domestic product contracted 0.6 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three months, sending the country's economy into a recession.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyRecessions and depressionsEconomic growthBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d571391163d841c1a7e571beb27a7051Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:38:12 GMTLibyan interim government submits resignationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b75b6f10a1b24d25a5da9543e00860b7TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya's interim government submitted its resignation to the newly elected parliament it said on Friday, raising the possibility that a more inclusive government will be formed, while militias in the capital accepted a U.N. call for a cease-fire.iGeneral newsPolitical resignationsMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestParliamentary electionsGovernment transitionsLegislatureElectionsNational governmentsLibyaMiddle EastTripoliNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b75b6f10a1b24d25a5da9543e00860b7Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:25:26 GMTEbola in mind, US colleges screen some studentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23d99225d02040fca4d055a7cd9d0095BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.CAROLYN THOMPSONaGeneral newsHealthHigher educationEducationEducational health servicesSocial affairsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsUnited KingdomWest AfricaNigeriaSierra LeoneGuineaBuffaloAfricaUnited StatesAkronWestern EuropeEuropeNew YorkNorth AmericaOhiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23d99225d02040fca4d055a7cd9d0095Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:19:20 GMTSenegal confirms its 1st case of Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d76719b51994048993ad02e06718702DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, becoming the first recorded in this country of an outbreak that has hit four other West African countries and has killed more than 1,500 people, the Ministry of Health said Friday.BABACAR DIONEiGeneral newsDisease outbreaksHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthSenegalWest AfricaGuineaLiberiaDakarNigeriaSierra LeoneAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d76719b51994048993ad02e06718702Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:35:09 GMTUS consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in July, first decline since January; income weakhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65ef4e7ab5214d2ea3df004165e753c3WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in July, first decline since January; income weak.wBusinessGeneral newsConsumer spendingEconomyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65ef4e7ab5214d2ea3df004165e753c3Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:34:18 GMTAt least 25 trapped in mine landslide in Nicaraguahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65474b7c19f34c27ab2c9e4fbfa868ceMANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescuers are working to reach at least 25 miners trapped in a gold mine landslide in northern Nicaragua.iBusinessGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsMaterials industryIndustriesNicaraguaManaguaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65474b7c19f34c27ab2c9e4fbfa868ceFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:25:36 GMTWorrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pcthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cedd661fa8f408dbcb6da32a5a899eaFRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation in the 18 countries that use the euro sank to 0.3 percent in August, a worrying sign of economic weakness that is putting pressure on the European Central Bank to take drastic steps to save a stalling recovery.DAVID McHUGHiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic outlookEconomyRecessions and depressionsPricesFinancial servicesIndustriesEuropeGermanyWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5cedd661fa8f408dbcb6da32a5a899eaFri, 29 Aug 2014 12:50:13 GMTSenegalese minister of health confirms 1st case of Ebola virus in the West African countryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/481de6fdbabb4f67af8c358625598479DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegalese minister of health confirms 1st case of Ebola virus in the West African country.iGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthSenegalWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/481de6fdbabb4f67af8c358625598479Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:30:21 GMTPakistani PM denies asking army to mediatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7574892171124532a886f52fbd85ca54ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister on Friday denied asking the country's military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped for two weeks outside parliament in the capital, Islamabad, demanding his resignation over alleged voting fraud.MUNIR AHMEDiGeneral newsArmed forcesGovernment and politicsFraud and false statementsLegislatureMilitary and defenseVotingElectionsCrimePakistanIslamabadSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7574892171124532a886f52fbd85ca54Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:16:54 GMT4 Iraqi soldiers killed in clashes with militantshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbecf20085764099870bc71e2c9f1e10BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi police officials say that clashes between Iraqi soldiers and militants with the Islamic State group south of Baghdad have killed four soldiers.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsIraqBaghdadMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fbecf20085764099870bc71e2c9f1e10Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:08:06 GMTEying China, Japan seeks record defense budgethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e5eb17438ee4c1ca91cce7d35382da9TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Defense Ministry on Friday requested money for F-35 stealth fighter jets as part of its biggest ever budget to bolster its ability to defend remote southern islands amid China's growing assertiveness in the area.MARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesMilitary and defenseGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsNational governmentsWar and unrestJapanChinaEast AsiaEast China SeaAsiaGreater Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e5eb17438ee4c1ca91cce7d35382da9Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:23:16 GMTIcelandic officials say eruption near Bardarbungahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ce6071e83d04f07a7c7c8388febf29fREYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelandic authorities briefly raised the aviation warning code to red Friday after a small fissure eruption near Bardarbunga volcano, but no volcanic ash has been detected by the radar system.BY JENNA GOTTLIEBiGeneral newsVolcanoesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessIcelandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ce6071e83d04f07a7c7c8388febf29fFri, 29 Aug 2014 12:08:16 GMTUS delivers military aid to Lebanonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14b6b974e7004760a8134f67149ceb0eBEIRUT (AP) — The United States has delivered the first shipment of weapons to Lebanon to help bolster its military as it faces a growing threat from Islamic militants amid the fallout from neighboring Syria's civil war.iGeneral newsBeirutLebanonMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14b6b974e7004760a8134f67149ceb0eFri, 29 Aug 2014 11:19:30 GMT44 Fijian soldiers held captive by rebels in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62c26fd47a0d4a268607f5ceef667a14SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Forty-four Fijian soldiers working as U.N. peacekeepers remained captive to a militant group in Syria on Friday while 75 Philippine soldiers were in tense standoff with the rebels, according to the two Pacific nations.PITA LIGAIULANICK PERRYiGeneral newsHostage situationsFijiPhilippinesSuvaSyriaSoutheast AsiaMiddle EastOceaniaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62c26fd47a0d4a268607f5ceef667a14Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:56:26 GMTMercedes disciplines Rosberg over Spa collisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc70f833e9a3496a955b04e8eeab1e88BRACKLEY, England (AP) — Nico Rosberg was disciplined by Mercedes on Friday after accepting responsibility for a collision with teammate Lewis Hamilton at last weekend's Belgian Grand Prix that deepened the rift between the two rivals for the drivers' title.sSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc70f833e9a3496a955b04e8eeab1e88Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:19:43 GMTWHO: More Ebola cases in past week than any otherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26da9a10fb834596898df77a47d5f4a1DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak in West Africa began, the World Health Organization said Friday, offering more evidence that the crisis is worsening.iGeneral newsDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthPublic healthWest AfricaSenegalLiberiaGuineaSierra LeoneAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26da9a10fb834596898df77a47d5f4a1Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:25:52 GMTIsrael identifies body as missing American studenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d699951f04c3420a9ee1b72564d8e209JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forensic investigators on Friday identified a recently found body as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week, Israeli police said, adding that he had been buried near Jerusalem.iGeneral newsMissing personsReligious educationReligionSocial affairsEducationJerusalemIsraelNew JerseyMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d699951f04c3420a9ee1b72564d8e209Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:52:31 GMTUS stocks edge higher in early tradinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1d657120c95480cac61d3d41d066dd4The U.S. stock market is opening slightly higher as a series of reports on the U.S. economy rolls out.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial marketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1d657120c95480cac61d3d41d066dd4Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:40:11 GMTNYC developer makes changes in 'poor door' designhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddbe749cdcba46f7871f493a54bdde04NEW YORK (AP) — A developer and city officials say some changes have been negotiated in a plan for a so-called "poor door" for less-affluent residents of a Manhattan skyscraper.aBusinessGeneral newsHome designHome and gardenLifestyleNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddbe749cdcba46f7871f493a54bdde04Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:17:16 GMT'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b498c0629aa4e0faa19f769651ff8fcRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."JONATHAN DREWaGeneral newsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b498c0629aa4e0faa19f769651ff8fcFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:46:53 GMTUN says Syria refugees top 3 million markhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/318bed830ad345deb62e490b911cea09GENEVA (AP) — The civil war in Syria has forced 3 million people out of the country as more than a million people fled in the past year, creating a crisis that the U.N. refugee agency said requires the biggest operation in its 64-year history.JOHN HEILPRINiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesCivil warsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestSyriaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/318bed830ad345deb62e490b911cea09Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:35:05 GMTBritain's home secretary says terror threat level raised from substantial to severehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/034227f01b7c4233ae4e928cef178225LONDON (AP) — Britain's home secretary says terror threat level raised from substantial to severe.iGeneral newsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/034227f01b7c4233ae4e928cef178225Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:05:16 GMTEcuador heralds digital currency planshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac2f34ac161d4468a78650f138fec953QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador is planning to create the world's first government-issued digital currency, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar, which the government cannot control.GONZALO SOLANOhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyEconomyGovernment and politicsFinancial servicesIndustriesEcuadorUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ac2f34ac161d4468a78650f138fec953Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:28:00 GMTClosing arguments begin in ex-governor's trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb6b3718f118437e846f9a23a753b245RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Closing arguments have started in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.LARRY O'DELLMATTHEW BARAKATaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb6b3718f118437e846f9a23a753b245Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:48:23 GMTMercedes disciplines Rosberg after crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d0deb8ed4c74b4b941264ca73059e4cBRACKLEY, England (AP) — Formula One team Mercedes has disciplined Nico Rosberg for crashing into teammate Lewis Hamilton during last weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, warning the German driver that "another such incident will not be tolerated."sSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d0deb8ed4c74b4b941264ca73059e4cFri, 29 Aug 2014 12:17:07 GMTImage of Asia: The blur of the crowd in Tokyohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d19d965ef8ab439f959a1c6f18a62ec5In this photo by Koji Sasahara, people walk across the scramble crossing outside Shibuya Station in Tokyo on Friday afternoon. The Shibuya district is popular with young people and is known for entertainment and nightlife as well as high-tech ventures.The Associated PressaGeneral newsTokyoJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d19d965ef8ab439f959a1c6f18a62ec5Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:06:32 GMTAustrian SWAT team raids wrong apartmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18a0077cb49340d1bbfd1de271c11497VIENNA (AP) — The drug bust was perfectly planned. Unfortunately, Austrian police broke down the wrong door.iOdditiesAustriaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18a0077cb49340d1bbfd1de271c11497Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:07:51 GMTPro wrestlers take antics to streets in Pyongyanghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3d3dd8d981a4eac82af628b3a033219PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Former NFL player Bob "The Beast" Sapp and a group of brawny pro wrestlers led by a Japanese politician took their oddball attempt at sports diplomacy to the streets of Pyongyang on Friday, staging a tug-of-war and arm wrestling competition with local children before a large and somewhat bewildered crowd of spectators.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsSportsEntertainment wrestlingCelebrityWrestlingInternational relationsDiplomacyEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional footballFootballGovernment and politicsNorth KoreaJapanPyongyangEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c3d3dd8d981a4eac82af628b3a033219Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:05:33 GMTFamily sues Georgia police after death in custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebd8ba11712f4ed7bc180488a178608aATLANTA (AP) — The family of a man who died after Atlanta-area police used stun guns on him has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the former officers and the city, the family's lawyer said.KATE BRUMBACKaGeneral newsViolent crimePoliceLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsGeorgiaAtlantaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ebd8ba11712f4ed7bc180488a178608aFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:55:37 GMTFamily feels sorry for girl, 9, who shot their dadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8f9bbbd100340a7ace5f6b6d8c22620NEW YORK (AP) — The family of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl while he was teaching her to use an Uzi say they feel sorry for the child.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8f9bbbd100340a7ace5f6b6d8c22620Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:34:34 GMTBritain raises terror threat levelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68f24495fd084c81ba31b1dea6d8a17cLONDON (AP) — Britain raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe Friday, meaning that a terrorist attack is considered highly likely.iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestUnited KingdomMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68f24495fd084c81ba31b1dea6d8a17cFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:38:46 GMTNintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 charactershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c04fe3463ccc44c2a3dbf696ecb7dd2cLOS ANGELES (AP) — Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo."DERRIK J. LANGhtBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesInformation technologyGamesRecreation and leisureLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c04fe3463ccc44c2a3dbf696ecb7dd2cFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:23:12 GMTIn first, memorial will be open on night of 9/11http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75b6333512074c528edc2c6af5c0ccafNEW YORK (AP) — The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date.JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesSeptember 11 attacksEventsTerrorist attacksTerrorismWar and unresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75b6333512074c528edc2c6af5c0ccafFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:21:53 GMTDustin Diamond returns again to his inner Screechhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bc9e9ec9abd4ea28d6592fc19d448dcNEW YORK (AP) — The rank of mega-stars who are known simply by one name includes, of course, Madonna, Cher, Beyonce and Bono. Oh, and one more, surely — that man-boy known as Screech.MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityPerforming artshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2bc9e9ec9abd4ea28d6592fc19d448dcFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:01:32 GMTFiat investor tally shows Chrysler deal on coursehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29b6c17f8dbe4c5fa977ad0205af1affROME (AP) — Fiat says an ongoing tally of investors suggests there are not enough opposed to a merger with Chrysler to derail the deal.fBusinessItalyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29b6c17f8dbe4c5fa977ad0205af1affFri, 29 Aug 2014 11:49:37 GMTUS consumer spending dips 0.1 percenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61bdaf653bc349e0a6e072ec65407e5fWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed.MARTIN CRUTSINGERwBusinessGeneral newsConsumer spendingEconomic growthEconomyEconomic outlookPricesLabor economyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyLeading economic indicatorsFinancial servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61bdaf653bc349e0a6e072ec65407e5fFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:12:42 GMTActor arrested with Jackie Chan's son releasedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fb428d703ff49388857098aa31bcb92BEIJING (AP) — A Taiwanese actor arrested on drug charges along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan was released Friday after two weeks in detention, amid a broad anti-drug crackdown in China's capital that has ensnared several celebrities.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentDrug-related crimeCelebrityArrestsCrimeLaw and orderHong KongChinaTaiwanBeijingEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4fb428d703ff49388857098aa31bcb92Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:10:01 GMTMercedes disciplines Rosberg for Hamilton collihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8c227a6dd4748a59f5b2945a3fcd4ffBRACKLEY, England (AP) — Nico Rosberg was disciplined by Mercedes on Friday after accepting responsibility for a collision with teammate Lewis Hamilton at last weekend's Belgian Grand Prix that deepened the rift between the two rivals for the drivers' title.sSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c8c227a6dd4748a59f5b2945a3fcd4ffFri, 29 Aug 2014 12:46:02 GMTAs stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out?http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff1a83b942294b64becd77eabc44f0e8NEW YORK (AP) — Is it time to cash out of stocks?BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomic outlookEconomyRecessions and depressionsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsFinancial marketsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff1a83b942294b64becd77eabc44f0e8Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:40:06 GMTAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4dd6e7effd7416faf8509df3fe4452eRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Closing arguments begin in public corruption trial of former Virginia governor, wife.aGeneral newsPolitical corruptionPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderVirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4dd6e7effd7416faf8509df3fe4452eFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:42:17 GMT