FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 30 Jan 2015 15:12:51 -0800Federal appeals judge Arthur Alarcon dies in Los Angeles ANGELES (AP) — Arthur L. Alarcon, who was the first Latino appointed to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, has died. He was 89.aGeneral newsObituariesHispanicsLos AngelesUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:24:07 GMTPro wrestler cheats at Wing Bowl, hides food in fanny pack (AP) — Professional wrestling star Mick Foley was ejected from the Wing Bowl eating contest Friday after stuffing uneaten chicken wings into a fanny pack.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsOdditiesSportsWomen's wrestlingEntertainment wrestlingProfessional footballWrestlingWomen's sportsFootballPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:44:26 GMTOhio judge stays order to return seized tigers to owner, Ohio (AP) — A judge's ruling ordering Ohio officials to return six tigers, a lion and other animals to their owner is on hold for now.By JOHN SEEWERaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsAnimalsTigersLaw and orderMammalsToledoOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 22:38:29 GMTVenezuela says it shot down suspected drug plane near Aruba, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's military confirmed on Friday that it shot down over the Caribbean Sea a small civilian plane believed to be carrying drugs, and officials on the neighboring island nation of Aruba said packets of cocaine were found in the waters where the craft went down.By JORGE RUEDAiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationVenezuelaArubaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanSouth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:46:51 GMTFamily of teen killed by Denver police want federal probe (AP) — The family of a 17-year-old girl who was shot to death by Denver police while driving a stolen car is calling for a federal civil rights investigation into her death.By SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsPoliceLaw and orderCrimeViolent crimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:16:46 GMTLawyer wants reporter to reveal details in James Brown case, S.C. (AP) — A reporter covering the fight over soul singer James Brown's estate has been ordered to tell a court how she obtained a diary from Brown's widow.By JEFFREY COLLINSaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentLegal proceedingsLaw and order, 30 Jan 2015 21:40:25 GMTTop-ranked UK keeps rolling as Cauley-Stein goes missing him up in a red-and-white striped shirt and a pair of bluejeans, give him some brown loafers and round specs, and it would still be easy to find Willie Cauley-Stein.By DAVE SKRETTAsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 20:58:07 GMTNFL's Goodell seeks to look past 'tough year,' to future (AP) — As if wishing made it so, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell described his league — and himself — as having addressed missteps on difficult matters such as domestic violence and being ready to move on.By HOWARD FENDRICHaGeneral newsSportsProfessional footballNFL Super BowlMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessFootballEventsLos AngelesSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 23:06:58 GMTThousands protest right-wingers at Vienna ball, 38 detained (AP) — As elegant pairs waltzed under crystal chandeliers Friday, thousands of raucous demonstrators outside their lavish palace ball demanded an end to the black-tie event, which they say draws the far-right fringe from across Europe. Police detained dozens and at least two people were injured.By GEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestViennaAustriaWestern EuropeEurope, 30 Jan 2015 23:07:26 GMTUS judge: No asylum for Afghan soldier who fled training, N.Y. (AP) — A U.S. immigration judge has denied asylum for one of three Afghan military officers who fled a training exercise in Massachusetts to avoid returning to his homeland.aGeneral newsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesBuffaloNorth AmericaNew York, 30 Jan 2015 21:29:07 GMTWhite House: Science indicates parents should vaccinate kids (AP) — Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents that science indicates they should vaccinate their children.By NEDRA PICKLERlLifestyleGovernment and politicsParentingRelationshipsDisease outbreaksImmunizationsPublic healthHealthChild and teen healthGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 20:51:49 GMTUS to provide privacy group with memo on surveillance (AP) — The Justice Department has agreed on Friday to turn over a legal opinion regarding government surveillance and census data after a years-long court fight with a privacy group.htGovernment and politicsTechnologyGovernment surveillancePolitical issues, 30 Jan 2015 22:23:24 GMTJosh Gad rooting for 'Frozen' co-star Menzel at Super Bowl (AP) — Comedian Josh Gad is expecting big things when his "Frozen" co-star Idina Menzel steps to a microphone Sunday at the Super Bowl and sings the national anthem.By ANTHONY McCARTNEYeArts and entertainmentSportsCelebrityEntertainment, 30 Jan 2015 22:55:23 GMT3rd man charged in alleged plot to overthrow Gambian leader (AP) — A third man has been charged in connection with last month's failed attempt to overthrow the government in the West African nation of Gambia.aGeneral newsGambiaUnited StatesMinnesotaWest AfricaAfricaNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 22:19:49 GMTConsumers fuel steady US economy as rest of world struggles (AP) — There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness.By JOSH BOAKwBusinessGeneral newsConsumer spendingLabor economyEconomyGovernment payRecessions and depressionsLeading economic indicatorsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:18:23 GMTSan Francisco coroner says human remains are from 1 man FRANCISCO (AP) — While the San Francisco medical examiner has determined that the human remains found inside a suitcase abandoned on a downtown street belong to an unidentified light-skinned man, police have released a description of a suspect.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:59:04 GMTAT&T, Verizon get more airwaves: Expect more mobile capacity YORK (AP) — Consumers may see improved networks after AT&T and Verizon, the two largest U.S. wireless companies, spent billions in the government's latest airwaves auction.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyTelecommunicationsIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 22:25:42 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news shows (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 30 Jan 2015 21:52:15 GMTAt a glance: Where the GOP contenders stand in the 2016 race (AP) — Technically, no big-name Republican has formally declared his candidacy for president in 2016.By PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential Election2012 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical fundraisingCampaignsPolitical action committeesPolitical organizationsPolitical partiesLegislatureNational electionsElectionsDistrict of ColumbiaTexasSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:09:00 GMTMichigan Lottery drawings have some people seeing double, Mich. (AP) — One day's Michigan Lottery drawings had some people seeing double.aOdditiesLotteriesGeneral newsMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:10:16 GMTNew York wage board suggests $7.50 wage for tipped workers, N.Y. (AP) — Restaurant servers and other tipped workers in New York state would make $7.50 an hour before tips under a proposal recommended by a state wage board FridayBy DAVID KLEPPERaBusinessGeneral newsWages and salariesLabor issuesRestaurantsPersonnelSocial issuesSocial affairsFood and drinkLifestyleNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 22:44:35 GMTGovernment sells scandalized Teapot Dome oilfield for $45M, Wyo. (AP) — A private company finally will be able to drill legally for oil at Teapot Dome, a remote Wyoming oilfield that remains best known for a political scandal that embroiled the administration of President Warren G. Harding in the early 1920s.By MEAD GRUVERaBusinessGeneral newsPolitical scandalsPaintingGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesPolitical issuesVisual artsArts and entertainmentWyomingUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:20:08 GMTMurder trial begins 35 years after 6-year-old vanished in NY YORK (AP) — Thirty-five years after the disappearance of a 6-year-old boy in Manhattan ushered in an era of protectiveness for America's children, trial began Friday for a mentally ill man with a low IQ who confessed to his murder and kidnapping.By JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsViolent crimeMissing personsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkManhattanUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 20:58:17 GMTElvis kitsch up for auction after quirky owner's death, Miss. (AP) — Thousands of Elvis Presley-themed items are going up for auction this weekend in north Mississippi.By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 20:57:35 GMTUS says Islamic State militant killed in Iraq (AP) — U.S. military officials say a mid-level Islamic State militant who specialized in chemical weapons was killed in an U.S. airstrike near Mosul in Iraq last week.By LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsWar casualtiesMilitant groupsChemical weaponsWar and unrestGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessWeapons of mass destructionUnited StatesIraqNorth AmericaMiddle East, 30 Jan 2015 22:44:55 GMTKansas tax collections $47M short of expectations in January, Kan. (AP) — Kansas collected $47 million less than anticipated this month, signaling that Gov. Sam Brownback and legislators may have to be more aggressive with spending cuts or other measures to balance the budget.By JOHN HANNAaGovernment and politicsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessState governmentsKansasTopekaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 22:27:40 GMTHow the Dow Jones industrial average fared Friday U.S. stock indexes closed lower Friday, their third decline for the week.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsStock markets, 30 Jan 2015 22:55:56 GMTList: 10 Super Bowl ads you'll be talking about YORK (AP) — It's almost show time.By MAE ANDERSONaBusinessGeneral newsSportsNFL Super BowlCelebrityEventsTelecommunicationsIndustriesEntertainmentArts and entertainmentNFL footballProfessional footballFootball, 30 Jan 2015 21:25:30 GMTCoach clipping wrestler's long hair leads to investigation, Hawaii (AP) — A friendly bet between a high school coach and a wrestler has led to a suspension and a police investigation in Hawaii.aGeneral newsOdditiesSportsCoachingCriminal investigationsHigh school sportsWrestlingLaw and orderCrimeHawaiiHiloUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:23:00 GMTBalloon crew makes history crossing Pacific Ocean, N.M. (AP) — A pair of American and Russian pilots has traveled farther and longer in a gas balloon than anyone in history, trying to eliminate any remaining debate over a century of records in long-distance ballooning.By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANaGeneral newsOceansEnvironment and naturePacific OceanAtlantic OceanAlbuquerqueNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 22:36:44 GMTStocks sag at the close; January finishes on weak note U.S. stock market capped a rough month Friday, delivering its third loss in five days and extending its declines for the year.By ALEX VEIGAaBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomic growthCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsCommodity marketsEnergy industryIndustriesStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsHong KongUnited StatesChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 23:06:50 GMTTeen killed by police previously cited for resisting arrest (AP) — A 17-year-old girl who was shot to death by Denver police while driving a stolen car was accused in a separate incident of eluding a police officer and resisting arrest just three weeks before her death, court records obtained Friday show.By SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsViolent crimeCriminal investigationsArrestsCrimeCourt citationsHuman rights and civil libertiesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:58:57 GMTJudge expresses doubt about constitutionality of no-fly list, Va. (AP) — A federal judge expressed skepticism Friday about the constitutionality of the government's no-fly list, suggesting that those who find themselves on it ought to be allowed a meaningful opportunity to clear their names.By MATTHEW BARAKATaGeneral newsNational courtsTerrorismGovernment and politicsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryWar and unrestVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:02:06 GMTKitschy treasure trove of Elvis tribute items up for auction, Miss. (AP) — Die-hard Elvis memorabilia collectors can get their fix of ruffle-front dress shirts, life-sized cardboard Elvis cutouts and even a non-functioning electric chair made in tribute to "Jailhouse Rock" at an auction this weekend in north Mississippi.By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsArts and collectibles auctionsShoppingLifestyleMississippiMemphisUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennessee, 30 Jan 2015 22:02:50 GMTHong Kong businessman charged with damaging Montana house, Mont. (AP) — A Hong Kong businessman is charged with breaking into a northwestern Montana home after getting drunk at a wedding and causing extensive damage in a case a judge says "reads like a 'Hangover' movie."aGeneral newsCrimeMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 22:41:46 GMTOregon college: Saudi royal did not receive degree there, Ore. (AP) — Lewis & Clark College says Saudi Arabia's new deputy crown prince did not graduate from the private school as the Saudi Embassy said last week, although he did attend classes.aGeneral newsEmbassiesHigher educationInternational relationsGovernment and politicsEducationSocial affairsOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 22:25:17 GMTScientists abandon highly publicized claim about cosmic find YORK (AP) — Scientists who made headlines last March by announcing that they'd found long-sought evidence about the early universe are now abandoning that claim.By MALCOLM RITTERaScience, 30 Jan 2015 20:56:58 GMTObama, Cooper push for media help in better vet portrayal YORK (AP) — The first lady and "American Sniper" star Bradley Cooper are backing a new challenge to TV and film producers and writers to accurately represent U.S. troops who have returned from war and move away from portraying them either as victims or infallible heroes.By MARK KENNEDYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentVeteransMediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 22:34:34 GMTCardinal George: Doctors have 'run out of tricks' for him (AP) — Retired Cardinal Francis George says his doctors have run out of options for his cancer treatment and he's exploring an approach to care that focuses on quality of life rather than a cure.aGeneral newsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:51:49 GMTCanada to criminalize public terror threats (AP) — Canada announced a new anti-terror law Friday making it a crime for people to call for a terrorist attack, even if they don't make a specific threat.By ROB GILLIESiGeneral newsTerrorismGovernment and politicsWar and unrestLegislationLegislatureCanadaTorontoNorth AmericaOntario, 30 Jan 2015 21:27:45 GMTSome Arizona officials score free Super Bowl tickets (AP) — Tickets for the Super Bowl are in hot demand and running for several thousand dollars, but some Arizona elected officials are getting the perk of going for free or at face value.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSportsTravelLifestyleNFL Super BowlFiesta Bowl GameMunicipal governmentsProfessional footballEventsLocal governmentsFootballBowl Championship SeriesCollege footballCollege sportsArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:15:17 GMTCost pressure intensifies for Southern Co. nuclear plant (AP) — The delays and cost overruns are piling up for a new plant in Georgia that was supposed to prove nuclear energy can be built affordably.By RAY HENRYaBusinessGeneral newsProduction facilitiesUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryCorporate newsIndustrial products and servicesMaterials industryGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 22:14:55 GMTDeath penalty sought in Pennsylvania math teacher's killing, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania prosecutor says he'll seek the death penalty against a man accused of sexually assaulting and killing a sixth-grade math teacher during a burglary at her home.aGeneral newsCrimeMathematicsViolent crimeScienceLancasterPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:19:44 GMTWhite House grapples with fraught terrorism language (AP) — Twice this month, the White House has publicly grappled with the politically fraught language of terrorism.By JULIE PACEwGovernment and politicsTerrorismForeign policyRadicalismWar and unrestGeneral newsGovernment policyInternational relationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaAfghanistanMiddle EastNorth AmericaCentral AsiaAsia, 30 Jan 2015 21:26:24 GMTRomney not running: Former GOP nominee out of 2016 race (AP) — Mitt Romney ended his rollercoaster return to presidential politics on Friday, declaring his party would be better served by the "next generation of Republican leaders" and concluding his unlikely comeback as suddenly as it began.By STEVE PEOPLESwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2012 United States Presidential ElectionCampaigns2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsPolitical fundraisingPolitical organizationsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:43:12 GMTEx-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run ANGELES (AP) — An attorney says Marion "Suge" Knight was called over to a fast-food restaurant for a meeting and attacked by four people who beat the former rap music mogul through his truck window and threatened to kill him.By TAMI ABDOLLAHaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentHit-and-runArrestsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderLegal proceedingsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 20:50:12 GMTOhio reschedules executions for 7 death row inmates, Ohio (AP) — The state has rescheduled executions for seven death row inmates as it tries to find new lethal drugs, meaning no inmate will be put to death in Ohio in 2015.aGeneral newsCriminal punishmentLaw and orderCorrectional systemsOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 22:36:35 GMTProspective juror has sympathy for Tsarnaev, cites young age (AP) — Many of the more than 100 prospective jurors questioned in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have said they can't be impartial because they already believe he's guilty or have a personal connection to the attack that would make it difficult to be objective.By DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsCrimeAnimation and comicsLaw and orderEventsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentBostonUnited StatesMassachusettsNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:39:26 GMTObama, Dalai Lama set to attend National Prayer Breakfast (AP) — President Barack Obama and the Dalai Lama will be at the National Prayer Breakfast next week in Washington, the first time the two men have been together in nearly a year.By JIM KUHNHENNwGovernment and politicsBuddhismReligionSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jan 2015 21:35:16 GMTPropane deliveries part of daily life in Mexico CITY (AP) — It was the sort of scene that plays out thousands of times a day across Mexico City: A tanker truck laden with propane rumbled down a crowded street, pulled up at a hospital and began to pump gas into its storage tanks.By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and CHRISTOPHER SHERMANiGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessViolent crimeCrimeCorporate legal affairsCorporate newsMexicoMexico CityNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 30 Jan 2015 22:00:34 GMT