FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Oct 2014 11:02:52 -0700Lupita Nyong'o seeks Va. slave-trade preservation, Va. (AP) — "Twelve Years a Slave" actress Lupita Nyong'o is lending her star power to the opposition to a minor league baseball stadium in what was once the center of Richmond's thriving slave-trading center.STEVE SZKOTAKaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentSocial mediaInternational tradeOnline mediaMediaEconomyBusinessHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsRichmondVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:15:00 GMTRwandan government bans BBC local language service, Rwanda (AP) — The Rwandan government on Friday suspended all BBC radio broadcasts in Rwanda's most common language, Kinyarwanda, to protest the news organization's recent documentary about Rwanda's genocide.EDMUND KAGIREhtBusinessTechnologyGenocidesRwandan GenocideProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsDocumentariesLegislatureWar and unrestGeneral newsEventsPolitical and civil unrestEntertainmentArts and entertainmentRwandaKigaliEast AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 16:47:19 GMTMaddon excises opt-out, won't return to Rays PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joe Maddon won't be returning to the Tampa Bay Rays.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:14:51 GMTOgier leads Rally of Spain, closes on title, Spain (AP) — Sebastian Ogier of France closed in on a second straight rally world title after opening a 36-second lead at the Rally of Spain on Friday.sSportsAutomobile racingSpainWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 17:05:39 GMTAs Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university.EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSaGeneral newsSportsRace and ethnicitySocial diversityAfrican-AmericansCollege footballCollege sportsFootballSocial issuesSocial affairsCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsHigher educationEducationOxfordMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:40:33 GMTPalestinian killed in clash with Israeli military, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian hospital official says a teen was killed during clashes with the Israeli military in the West Bank.MOHAMMED DARAGHMEHiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWest BankPalestinian territoriesIsraelJerusalemMiddle East, 24 Oct 2014 17:40:03 GMTWHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015 (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.MARIA CHENGiBusinessGeneral newsHealthEpidemicsImmunizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesPublic healthUnited KingdomWest AfricaAfricaEuropeUnited StatesWestern EuropeNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:28:07 GMTDemocrat loses ground in Kansas governor's race PARK, Kan. (AP) — After lifting the spirits of Kansas Democrats eager to oust conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback over his aggressive tax-cutting experiment, challenger Paul Davis appears to be losing ground as the state's GOP loyalties and a hail of negative television ads take their toll.JOHN HANNAaGeneral newsState governmentsGovernment and politicsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessCampaignsElectionsState electionsKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:09:14 GMTFord profit falls in third quarter on truck costs, Mich. (AP) — Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits.DEE-ANN DURBINfBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:48:08 GMTClinton rallies Democrats to defeat Gov. Walker (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is telling Democrats in Milwaukee that choosing the next governor of Wisconsin "should not be a hard choice."M.L. JOHNSONpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:36:35 GMTSchool board reconsidering Andre Reed honor, Pa. (AP) — Going out of bounds on Facebook could block Pro Football Hall of Famer Andre Reed from getting his name on his old high school field in Pennsylvania.aGeneral newsSportsEducationSocial affairsSchool administrationAllentownPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:39:51 GMTUS stocks rise broadly on earnings; Amazon sinks YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose again Friday, putting the market on track for its best week in almost two years, led by strong quarterly results from Microsoft and UPS. Amazon sank after the company reported dismal third-quarter results, but it wasn't enough to drag the rest of the market down.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment programsFinancial marketsFinancial performanceCorporate newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock marketsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:42:44 GMTSenate Democrats borrow $10M as races tighten (AP) — Senate Democrats' campaign operation on Friday said it borrowed $10 million for a last-minute boost to their fundraising, as officials see their majority increasingly in peril and Republicans gaining momentum.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsUnited States General Election2014 United States General ElectionLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical fundraisingEventsPolitical organizationsGeneral elections, 24 Oct 2014 17:33:28 GMTUS Chamber on sidelines in close Georgia race (AP) — The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of the Senate with one glaring omission — the tight Georgia Senate race.DONNA CASSATAwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsMid-term electionsLegislatureSenate electionsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:58:10 GMTSan Francisco officer admits thefts from suspects FRANCISCO (AP) — A former San Francisco police officer indicted along with two officers in a corruption investigation has acknowledged stealing more than $5,000 in computers, gift cards and other property from people during searches.aGeneral newsTheftCrimeIndictmentsLaw and orderSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:35:51 GMTQueen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R' (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."htArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentSocial mediaOnline mediaMediaUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 17:25:07 GMTMuseum show tells story of father-son collection (AP) — William Walters made a fortune in rye whiskey, railroads and banking in the 19th century, and along the way he also developed a passion for collecting art and antiquities. His son Henry was an avid collector, too, and built a memorial to his father in Baltimore to display their treasures.BETH J. HARPAZeArts and entertainmentTravelLifestyleMuseumsVisual artsPaintingRecreation and leisureLeisure travelBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:29:14 GMTTerror supporter sentencing delayed in FBI sting (AP) — Sentencing has been delayed for a man convicted in South Florida of supporting terrorists in a case where an undercover FBI agent used Internet chats to pose as a financing middleman.CURT ANDERSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsTerrorismCrimeIntelligence agenciesWar and unrestLaw and orderGovernment and politicsUnited StatesFloridaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:58:15 GMTMan who killed 2 girls, then fiancee, gets prison, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man accused of fatally shooting two young girls, then killing his fiancee three years later, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.aGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:04:50 GMTTroubled Caterham allowed to miss next 2 F1 races (AP) — Financially-troubled Formula One team Caterham has been granted permission to miss the next two races while it seeks a new buyer.ROB HARRISsSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 17:29:14 GMTVienna honors deserters from Hitler's army (AP) — Austria's president apologized Friday for his country's postwar treatment of deserters from Hitler's army as traitors, at the unveiling of a memorial honoring those who fled military duty rather than serve under the Nazi regime.iGeneral newsNazismGovernment and politicsAustriaViennaWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 17:11:07 GMTCavs, Bulls the expected frontrunners in East James is again surrounded by an All-Star caliber guard, a big man who can score and 3-point sharpshooters.TIM REYNOLDSsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsNBA PlayoffsNBA FinalsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballEventsClevelandClevelandNew York CityBrooklynTorontoOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennesseeNew YorkOntarioCanada, 24 Oct 2014 17:32:37 GMTAid group: No need to isolate staff treating Ebola, Guinea (AP) — Doctors Without Borders insisted Friday, after one of its doctors who worked in Guinea came down with Ebola in New York, that quarantines of health workers returning from the hot zone are not necessary when they do not show symptoms of the disease.SARAH DiLORENZOBOUBACAR DIALLOiGeneral newsHealthDiagnosis and treatmentDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesUnited KingdomWest AfricaGuineaConakrySierra LeoneAfricaMaliNew YorkUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:03:36 GMTOklahoma inmate attacks lawyer, then gets life, Okla. (AP) — Prosecutors say an Oklahoma inmate attacked his attorney with a razorblade moments before he was to be sentenced in the killings of two young girls and his fiancee.aGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:49:08 GMTRemains of French ship being reassembled in Texas, Texas (AP) — A frigate carrying French colonists to the New World that sank in a storm off the Texas coast more than 300 years ago is being reassembled into a display that archeologists hope will let people walk over the hull and feel like they are on the ship's deck.MICHAEL GRACZYKaGeneral newsArchaeologyMuseumsScienceRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelFranceAustinMississippi RiverWestern EuropeEuropeTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:45:27 GMTNYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected YORK (AP) — Officials tamped down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.JONATHAN LEMIRECOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsHealthPublic healthHumanitarian crisesEmergency managementMunicipal governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsNew YorkWest AfricaNew York CityUnited StatesGuineaAfricaManhattanNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:50:29 GMTVenezuelans brace for slump in oil prices, Venezuela (AP) — The falling oil prices that are providing relief to drivers around the world threaten to bring more misery to the life of Milagro Alvarez and millions of other Venezuelans, whose country depends almost exclusively on oil revenue.JOSHUA GOODMANiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesVenezuelaCaracasLatin America and CaribbeanSouth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:42:24 GMTDoc ordered cyanide test for lack of explanation (AP) — A physician who treated a Pittsburgh doctor says he ordered the test that eventually revealed a lethal amount of cyanide in her blood because he could find no other explanation for her sudden illness.JOE MANDAKaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:26:24 GMTNew-Look NBA: A coach's perspective, Quin Snyder LAKE CITY (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from varied perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the business side. An interview with first-year Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder is the second installment of the series:TIM REYNOLDSsSportsCoachingMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:39:13 GMTTampa Bay Rays say manager Joe Maddon has opted out of contract PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays say manager Joe Maddon has opted out of contract.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:02:23 GMTCanada to give slain soldier hero's send-off, Ontario (AP) — The soldier shot dead by a gunman who then stormed Canada's seat of government is being given a hero's send-off, with a motorcade along the highway where the country honors its war dead.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsOntarioCanadaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:59:05 GMTObama to meet Friday afternoon with nurse Nina Pham who recovered from Ebola (AP) — Obama to meet Friday afternoon with nurse Nina Pham who recovered from Ebola.wGeneral newsGovernment and politics, 24 Oct 2014 16:43:01 GMTNewly released Dallas nurse to meet with Obama, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus, and was to meet later in the day with President Barack Obama at the White House.JESSICA GRESKOaGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDallasDistrict of ColumbiaTexasMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:59:02 GMTJudge to decide on sports betting in New Jersey, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge said he would decide Friday whether to grant a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to stop New Jersey from becoming the second state in the country to offer legalized sports betting on individual games.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsGamblingSports bettingGambling laws and regulationsNational courtsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesRecreation and leisureLifestyleSports businessGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryNew JerseyTrentonUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:45:00 GMTUS general: NKorea may have nuke missile knowhow (AP) — The commander of American forces in South Korea says North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear-armed missile that could reach the United States, but he does not know whether they have done so.ROBERT BURNShtGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestMilitary technologyTechnologyUnited StatesNorth KoreaNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 17:53:27 GMTUS officials: Israel defense chief denied meetings (AP) — Still miffed over negative comments that Israel's defense minister made about Secretary of State John Kerry's Mideast peace efforts and nuclear negotiations with Iran, the Obama administration this week refused his requests to meet several top national security aides, U.S. officials said Friday.MATTHEW LEEwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseIsraelUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:29:06 GMTDriver smashes Oklahoma Ten Commandments statue CITY (AP) — Someone drove up a ramp near the Oklahoma Capitol steps overnight and into a disputed granite monument of the Ten Commandments, smashing it to pieces in an apparent act of vandalism, authorities said.SEAN MURPHYaGeneral newsState legislatureVandalismLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsCrimeOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:10:44 GMTGunman in Canada attack complained about mosque, British Columbia (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, Muslim leaders said Friday.RACHEL LA CORTEiGeneral newsPassports and visasTravelLifestyleGovernment and politicsBritish ColumbiaCanadaVancouverOttawaMiddle EastNorth AmericaOntario, 24 Oct 2014 17:57:59 GMTAttack on Egypt army post kills 26, Egypt (AP) — An assault on an army checkpoint in the northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Friday caused a large explosion and killed at least 26 troops, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of attacks by Islamic extremists following last year's overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.ASHRAF SWEILAMMAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestBombingsArmed forcesAccidents and disastersTerrorismMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptCairoMiddle EastNile RiverNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 17:43:33 GMT3 Istanbul consulates evacuated (AP) — Turkish authorities say the consulates of Canada, Belgium and Germany in Istanbul have been evacuated after receiving suspicious packages Friday.iGeneral newsTurkeyIstanbulGermanyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 16:39:17 GMTQueen sends her first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R' (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."htArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentSocial mediaOnline mediaMediaUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 17:36:01 GMTTLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series YORK (AP) — The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.DAVID BAUDEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainment, 24 Oct 2014 17:02:03 GMTWorld Series fan creates buzz with Marlins jersey (AP) — Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate.STEVEN WINEsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballNBA PlayoffsEventsProfessional baseballMen's sportsNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:27:07 GMTFlight 93 fire losses included photos, other items, Pa. (AP) — An inventory released Friday of items lost from a recent fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial headquarters includes hundreds of original photographs and items found at the crash site that were linked to the passengers and crew.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:10:35 GMTShakira to release baby toys with Fisher-Price YORK (AP) — Shakira is partnering with Fisher-Price to launch a line of baby toys as well as a Web series for moms.MESFIN FEKADUaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityProfessional soccerSoccerSportsMen's soccerMen's sports, 24 Oct 2014 16:34:45 GMTHenley's putting gets him early lead at Sea Island SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Russell Henley tied his personal best on the PGA Tour with a 7-under 63 on Friday to take the lead in the McGladrey Classic.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsGolfMen's golfMen's sportsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:50:59 GMTDetectives say they followed reputed ex-mob boss (AP) — Detectives with an FBI task force say they followed a reputed former Philadelphia mob boss in Florida as part of an unspecified investigation — not to catch him in a parole violation.MARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 16:33:59 GMTGoffin beats Raonic to reach Swiss Indoors semis, Switzerland (AP) — David Goffin kept up his remarkable form as he beat fourth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-4 Friday to reach the semifinals of the Swiss Indoors.DANIELLA MATARsSportsMen's tennisMen's sportsTennisSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 16:58:14 GMTMormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days LAKE CITY (AP) — A new church essay reveals Mormon church founder Joseph Smith had an underage bride and was married to other men's wives during the early days of the faith when polygamy was practiced.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsMarriageFamily issuesSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:47:56 GMTEx-FARC commander sentenced to 27 years in prison (AP) — A former commander in the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia was sentenced to 27 years in prison for holding three American citizens hostage for 5 ½ years after their single-engine plane crash-landed in the Colombian jungle.PETE YOSTwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHostage situationsCrimeAccidentsNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAccidents and disastersTransportationNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryColombiaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:36:26 GMT