FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:12:04 -0700CEO: Rivers to quit Clippers if Sterling stayshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cefa87496244ed289a3e3b8fb1386cdLOS ANGELES (AP) — The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports team ownership changesMen's sportsCorporate sponsorshipMen's basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballSports transactionsCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cefa87496244ed289a3e3b8fb1386cdWed, 23 Jul 2014 00:50:32 GMTCause of fire at Williston company unknownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/984c47ef04a34145895800ebe0a09077WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — More than half a day after an industrial fire broke out in the North Dakota oil patch town of Williston, authorities still were unable to say what caused the massive blaze.JOSH WOODaBusinessGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersAccidentsWillistonNorth DakotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/984c47ef04a34145895800ebe0a09077Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:30:22 GMTJurors start considering Ventura defamation casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9048efdb72a34615a5c8df4ef61eb95eST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An attorney for Jesse Ventura asked a federal jury Tuesday to award the former Minnesota governor millions of dollars in damages for what he claimed is a lie in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsMilitary legal affairsLaw and orderMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsUnited StatesMinnesotaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9048efdb72a34615a5c8df4ef61eb95eWed, 23 Jul 2014 01:44:10 GMTBlack leaders worry about low turnout in Novemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3a7b4a548964963b7d59ad27eb8cc9eLAS VEGAS (AP) — Civil rights leaders at the NAACP annual convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday worried that dwindling African-American turnout in November could lead to the expansion of voter-identification laws that make it harder for that community to vote in subsequent contests.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential Election2012 United States Presidential ElectionRace and ethnicityAfrican-AmericansMid-term electionsVotingElectionsNational electionsEventsSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesLas VegasUnited StatesNevadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a3a7b4a548964963b7d59ad27eb8cc9eWed, 23 Jul 2014 01:25:04 GMTUS: Russia 'created the conditions' for shoot-downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61868e31619347789b4df2d4e9ad54b0WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement.KEN DILANIANwGovernment and politicsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestEventsViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationRussiaUkraineUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61868e31619347789b4df2d4e9ad54b0Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:31:30 GMTAP source: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accountshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13ddcc35754245b1b11ac5758825b32cNEW YORK (AP) — A law enforcement official and online marketplace StubHub say cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events.JENNIFER PELTZhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyManhattanNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/13ddcc35754245b1b11ac5758825b32cWed, 23 Jul 2014 02:24:00 GMTPat Schroeder: Clinton would face 'subdued sexism'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0647bf912c304ae59a89a30a64ed9dc4BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Former House Democrat Pat Schroeder predicts that Hillary Clinton would face "a lot of sexism" if she decides to run for president in 2016.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentLegislature2016 United States Presidential ElectionGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0647bf912c304ae59a89a30a64ed9dc4Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:02:02 GMTSupreme Court allows Arizona execution to proceedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/164361483c8845638f4841de462dff1eTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs in the country.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsDeath penalty controversyCrimeCriminal punishmentLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/164361483c8845638f4841de462dff1eWed, 23 Jul 2014 01:53:22 GMT'Downton Abbey' back on Jan. 4 for season 5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93694b0249e7442191a459ae069cce51BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Downton Abbey" will be back for its fifth season on Jan. 4, but the return date for another hit PBS series, "Sherlock," is up in the air, PBS chief executive Paula Kerger said Tuesday.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93694b0249e7442191a459ae069cce51Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:53:38 GMTVigil, march for NY man who died in police custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58b0328b4b67445dbeb0146c130140b2NEW YORK (AP) — Family, friends and community leaders are holding a vigil and demanding justice for a Staten Island man who died in New York police custody.aGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesMunicipal governmentsArrestsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsLaw and orderCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58b0328b4b67445dbeb0146c130140b2Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:46:30 GMTAirlines scrap Israel flights over missile fearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff1da663bf1b40e1867ba80aac837fa2When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleAir travel disruptionsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTransportationEventsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsIsraelTel AvivUnited StatesMalaysiaNew York CityMiddle EastNorth AmericaSoutheast AsiaAsiaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff1da663bf1b40e1867ba80aac837fa2Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:49:03 GMTNavarro, Reyes homer as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 7-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb92b55f167444f5a00de742bfffdae8TORONTO (AP) — J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night.IAN HARRISONsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb92b55f167444f5a00de742bfffdae8Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:27:52 GMTAP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contracthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0217d668390c4b44bcb1bacff63d4868CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them.sSportsSports transactionsAthlete compensationMen's sportsMen's basketballSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessBasketballProfessional basketballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0217d668390c4b44bcb1bacff63d4868Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:49:47 GMTSock advances in Atlanta Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44a3354d03a74b128947a131f2491c52ATLANTA (AP) — Jack Sock beat Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2, 6-4 in the first round of the BB&T Atlanta Open on Tuesday.MATT WINKELJOHNsSportsWimbledon ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/44a3354d03a74b128947a131f2491c52Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:20:25 GMTSuspect in Texas police shooting 'presumed dead'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff533103b9a742edb02bc1690ce00949LA JOYA, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a man suspected of shooting two South Texas police officers is "presumed dead" after an assault by officers on the house in which he was barricaded.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaMcAllenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff533103b9a742edb02bc1690ce00949Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:29:34 GMTReview: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phoneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b998653fe310490b812a009112a7a2b9NEW YORK (AP) — What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyConsumer electronicsMobile phonesProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b998653fe310490b812a009112a7a2b9Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:50:32 GMTRizzo hits 2 homers as Cubs beat Padres 6-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd5a5ea52bc040128faec5d99f251ff2CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings in his return from the minor leagues on Tuesday night, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 victory over the San Diego Padres that snapped their five-game losing streak.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd5a5ea52bc040128faec5d99f251ff2Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:54:07 GMTDenver agrees to pay $3.3M to settle abuse casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceb61ebca4874310b32eafab17a8fd9eDENVER (AP) — Denver officials have reached a deal to pay $3.3 million to settle a federal jail-abuse lawsuit filed by a former inmate who said a deputy ignored his blood-curdling screams while a group of fellow inmates brutally beat him and scalded his genitals with hot water.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeNational courtsPoliceLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryCorrectional systemsLaw enforcement agenciesDenverUnited StatesColoradoNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ceb61ebca4874310b32eafab17a8fd9eWed, 23 Jul 2014 00:47:25 GMTObama fundraising amid many challengeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e31816b437cd4d32ad80f4e9427b8156SEATTLE (AP) — Fundraising amid a swirl of overseas and border challenges, President Barack Obama conceded Tuesday that foreign crises are creating anxieties in an American public already worried that a recovering economy is not improving their lives.aGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashLegislatureEventsNetherlandsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesSeattleWashingtonGaza StripMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e31816b437cd4d32ad80f4e9427b8156Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:56:19 GMTFlight bans show skittishness over trouble spotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6feef87e2754bbcac26c4da8cb66a62When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleAir travel disruptionsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTransportationEventsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsIsraelTel AvivUnited StatesMalaysiaNew York CityMiddle EastNorth AmericaSoutheast AsiaAsiaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6feef87e2754bbcac26c4da8cb66a62Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:19:34 GMTIn international flight, volatile conflicts aboundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/093b903f71f547e6b869b748d2268db3DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport. In Africa, the entire Sahel region is awash with weapons that include portable air defense systems leftover from the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi.AYA BATRAWYiBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleMilitant groupsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestMilitary facilitiesEventsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesEgyptAfricaLibyaDubaiTel AvivMiddle EastAfghanistanIsraelIraqNigeriaSyriaUnited StatesMaliCrimeaWest AfricaEast AfricaNorth AfricaUnited Arab EmiratesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaUkraineEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/093b903f71f547e6b869b748d2268db3Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:58:56 GMTObama attributes wildfires to climate changehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/554becb9862247758ec2df42fdc4502dSEATTLE (AP) — President Barack Obama says a wildfire that has burned nearly 400 square miles in the north-central part of Washington state, along with blazes in other Western areas, can be attributed to climate change.aGovernment and politicsNatural disastersEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureClimateFiresAccidents and disastersGeneral newsWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/554becb9862247758ec2df42fdc4502dWed, 23 Jul 2014 01:05:21 GMTJudge ponders overturning state gay marriage banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa1cc504a8a84944b113d2a181c39b79DENVER (AP) — Gay couples seeking to strike Colorado's same-sex marriage ban urged a federal judge Tuesday to overturn the law immediately and reject the state's request to stay a ruling until the U.S. Supreme Court decides the matter.aGeneral newsGays and lesbiansNational courtsMarriageWeddingsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesState governmentsOccasionsLifestyleColoradoDenverBoulderPuebloUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aa1cc504a8a84944b113d2a181c39b79Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:25:48 GMTPolanco, Walker lift Pirates over Dodgers 12-7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/077a9445488d4648a3b9c8060aea3f5bPITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco broke out of a slump with a solo home run and a tiebreaking two-run single, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 12-7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/077a9445488d4648a3b9c8060aea3f5bWed, 23 Jul 2014 03:02:19 GMTSolano, Marlins bully Mike Minor, beat Braves 6-5http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/669f9ec2ad794b85a5dff2aeb6a64ab4ATLANTA (AP) — Jacob Turner allowed two runs in his bid for a permanent return to Miami's rotation and the Marlins knocked Mike Minor out of the game early in their 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/669f9ec2ad794b85a5dff2aeb6a64ab4Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:41:50 GMTSenate, House on collision course on border moneyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ea1eb02aeca4758935fc6d6060e46eaWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to any money. The developments pointed to a hardening stalemate over the crisis in South Texas with lawmakers preparing to leave Washington for their annual summer recess at the end of next week.wBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureEmergency managementLegislationImmigrationPolitical partiesEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyArmed forcesMilitary and defenseSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical organizationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaCentral AmericaIsraelNorth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4ea1eb02aeca4758935fc6d6060e46eaWed, 23 Jul 2014 01:31:30 GMTMeningitis diagnosis prompted W.Va. clinic probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e35d53e329042afadfaece5aa1e5ba5CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An investigation that found syringes were being reused at a West Virginia pain management clinic — whose operator had his medical license revoked in Texas — was triggered after a patient developed bacterial meningitis, a health official said Tuesday.aGeneral newsHealthDiagnosis and treatmentDiseases and conditionsEpidemicsNeurological disordersInfectious diseasesPublic healthWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e35d53e329042afadfaece5aa1e5ba5Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:25:07 GMTParts of Chinese city sealed for bubonic plaguehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42ca0c9a66024bc089869f19b3c83b26BEIJING (AP) — Parts of a northern Chinese city have been quarantined after state media said a man there died of bubonic plague.iGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/42ca0c9a66024bc089869f19b3c83b26Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:56:41 GMTGOP voters in Georgia decide Senate nomineehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dee7fc74cd4044a886464fd5607a3cfdATLANTA (AP) — Early returns Tuesday suggest a long night of vote counting in a tight race for Georgia's Republican Senate nomination between U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureCampaignsState legislaturePolitical partiesState governmentsPolitical fundraisingPolitical organizationsGeorgiaUnited StatesAtlantaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dee7fc74cd4044a886464fd5607a3cfdWed, 23 Jul 2014 01:09:16 GMTMan dies in California after beach hole collapseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73b82743fa7e42719c384fa003684f77HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A young man died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes, authorities said Tuesday.aGeneral newsAccidents and disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73b82743fa7e42719c384fa003684f77Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:59:32 GMTMaryland church built in 1773 ravaged by firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e617989274234f56ad64492f405794faHEBRON, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a 241-year-old church on the National Register of Historic Places has been ravaged by fire in Maryland.aGeneral newsFiresCultural preservationAccidents and disastersCulturesSocial affairsMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e617989274234f56ad64492f405794faWed, 23 Jul 2014 00:20:49 GMTTropical depression moving westward in Atlantichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0220e9ee09d44d38b4fd47ac5ba659deMIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression is moving west in the Atlantic and is expected to degenerate over the next couple of days.aGeneral newsWeatherNatural disastersAccidents and disastersStormshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0220e9ee09d44d38b4fd47ac5ba659deWed, 23 Jul 2014 02:42:46 GMTFormer CEO David Perdue defeats Jack Kingston to win Georgia's Republican US Senate nominationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e1317caa4f341e484f2867b7053ad64ATLANTA (AP) — Former CEO David Perdue defeats Jack Kingston to win Georgia's Republican US Senate nomination.pGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureGovernment appointments and nominationsLegislatureState governmentsUnited StatesGeorgiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e1317caa4f341e484f2867b7053ad64Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:52:33 GMTEx-NYC mayor: US should allow flights to Israelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf9f4afb20324b9d95678cc4f8fd7f65Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to "reverse course" and permit U.S. airlines to fly to Israel.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleAir travel disruptionsMunicipal governmentsTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsIsraelTel AvivNew York CityUnited StatesMiddle EastNew YorkNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf9f4afb20324b9d95678cc4f8fd7f65Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:44:15 GMTClippers' Sterling targets wife, NBA in new suithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cfba6be39b64e61be10242d61dad6b6LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has filed a new lawsuit in his attempt to retain the team and derail a potential $2 billion sale.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports team ownership changesLegal proceedingsMen's basketballLaw and orderSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9cfba6be39b64e61be10242d61dad6b6Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:17:13 GMTChina cracks down on online rumors, pornhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06f69ca0134f4713bbdb925bf24264a6BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have tightened already rigorous Internet controls by cracking down on online pornography and what state media called "rumormongers" and "slanderous content."iGeneral newsAdult entertainmentGovernment and politicsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06f69ca0134f4713bbdb925bf24264a6Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:46:14 GMTDueling rulings: Courts split on health law clashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/162e854297c14c6fbab14ac5ebece58aWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday.wBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsJudicial appointments and nominationsNational courtsLegislationLegislatureIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newsGovernment financeNational governmentsJudiciaryGovernment appointments and nominationsCourtsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyState governmentsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaRichmondNorth AmericaVirginiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/162e854297c14c6fbab14ac5ebece58aWed, 23 Jul 2014 00:26:45 GMTArgentina zoo freezes polar bear move to Canadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2afb52839ba44e8a763272072de283bMENDOZA, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's last captive polar bear will remain in the country despite a petition by more than a half million people asking that it be moved to Canada.PABLO ASTIEALMUDENA CALATRAVAiGeneral newsAnimalsBearsZoological parksEnvironmental activismMammalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleEnvironmentEnvironment and natureArgentinaCanadaBuenos AiresSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b2afb52839ba44e8a763272072de283bWed, 23 Jul 2014 01:48:41 GMTCrews make gains on massive Washington wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ede42dca0574b79b1baa83a6f13cec4OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters made progress Tuesday in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control, with wetter weather bringing some relief but also raising concerns about flash flooding.aGeneral newsWeatherEmergency managementFloodsWar and unrestAccidents and disastersNatural disastersGovernment and politicsWashingtonUnited StatesSeattleDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ede42dca0574b79b1baa83a6f13cec4Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:41:49 GMT2 South Texas police officers shot serving warranthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9396c57ade8a4217b96ff947b7eec409LA JOYA, Texas (AP) — Two police officers in South Texas were shot Tuesday while serving a warrant, authorities said, and the suspected shooter was barricaded inside the house, holding officers at bay with multiple rounds of gunfire.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTexasMcAllenUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9396c57ade8a4217b96ff947b7eec409Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:19:08 GMTJets eliminating paper season ticketshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d7f345c6f884b67b1e8670840a34475EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets are doing away with paper tickets for season ticket holders and offering those fans a rewards plan for showing up regularly and behaving properly.sSportsNFL Super BowlProfessional footballEventsFootballNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d7f345c6f884b67b1e8670840a34475Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:18:10 GMTVigil, march for man who died in NY police custodyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcc4136ea2cf4375837151c8aec8d9b3NEW YORK (AP) — Demonstrators marched through the streets on Tuesday to demand swift justice for a man who died in police custody.aGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bcc4136ea2cf4375837151c8aec8d9b3Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:53:26 GMT10 Things to Know for Wednesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/628d50c233784f649484434210a4f68bYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEventsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/628d50c233784f649484434210a4f68bWed, 23 Jul 2014 01:00:23 GMTPerdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ee9c0761f8c4ad2ab052615a67f3b53ATLANTA (AP) — Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a nationally significant general election matchup against Democrat Michelle Nunn.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureState legislatureState governmentsGeorgiaUnited StatesAtlantaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ee9c0761f8c4ad2ab052615a67f3b53Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:04:49 GMTFlight bans show skittishness over trouble spotshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73501f2d3d2a44048ae924b23fad6d92When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleAir travel disruptionsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTransportationEventsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsIsraelTel AvivUnited StatesMalaysiaSeoulNew York CityMiddle EastNorth AmericaSoutheast AsiaAsiaSouth KoreaEast AsiaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73501f2d3d2a44048ae924b23fad6d92Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:05:05 GMTAttorney: Ventura deserves millions from Kylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae1d13b7c1644c26a4eddaa95aa59975ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An attorney for former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is asking a federal jury to award Ventura millions in damages for what he claims is a lie in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle.aGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ae1d13b7c1644c26a4eddaa95aa59975Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:42:50 GMTGateHouse Media parent to buy Providence Journalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/034bc39daa3c43ebb786aa933fb9a0f9PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The parent company of Gatehouse Media LLC on Tuesday announced an agreement to buy The Providence Journal and related print and digital assets from A.H. Belo Corp. for $46 million cash.aBusinessGeneral newsNewspapersMediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesOwnership changesCorporate newsNews mediaProvidenceRhode IslandDallasUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/034bc39daa3c43ebb786aa933fb9a0f9Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:06:51 GMTNew arrest linked to gun used after Boston attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59256657a74940929e6d616e71718ecaBOSTON (AP) — A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer during the manhunt, people with knowledge of the investigation said Tuesday.DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsBoston Marathon bombingLegal proceedingsCrimeGun politicsArrestsBombingsViolent crimeLaw and orderEventsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsBostonMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59256657a74940929e6d616e71718ecaWed, 23 Jul 2014 02:41:31 GMTObama on fundraising trip to West Coasthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b333caf7d454b509198e757c0b03eb8SEATTLE (AP) — Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama on Tuesday embarked on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him — raising money for his fellow Democrats.aGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashLegislatureEventsNetherlandsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesSeattleWashingtonLos AngelesGaza StripMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaCaliforniaPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b333caf7d454b509198e757c0b03eb8Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:21:50 GMTPyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22f4816e1e10466b935ffdc9b6588fb0SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said.JUNG-YOON CHOIsSportsOlympic gamesSpeed skatingWinter Olympic gamesEventsSkatingGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaPyeongchangSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22f4816e1e10466b935ffdc9b6588fb0Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:55:06 GMT