FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 19 Sep 2014 12:52:33 -0700Jury delivers verdict in salmonella trial, Ga. (AP) — A seven-week trial ended Friday with a federal jury convicting three people in connection with an outbreak of salmonella poisoning five years ago that sickened hundreds of people and was linked to a number of deaths.RUSS BYNUMaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsConspiracyDisease outbreaksLegal proceedingsCrimeCorporate newsLaw and orderPublic healthHealthPoisoningDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesAlbanyGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:08:29 GMTAlibaba surges in its stock market debut YORK (AP) — Alibaba's stock is surging as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse begins its first day trading as a public company.MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyInformation technologyLeading economic indicatorsEconomyCorporate stockCorporate newsIndustriesChinaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:17:42 GMTUS chief justice worried about partisanship, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts says he's worried about growing partisanship in the judicial confirmation process and a public perception that the court is a political body.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryLincolnUnited StatesNebraskaNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:22:40 GMTJetBlue probe to examine object that fell from sky VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The investigation into an engine failure that forced the emergency landing of a JetBlue airliner departing California will include examination of a metal panel that a woman says fell from the sky at the time.aGeneral newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:19:35 GMTNo boost yet for Dems from fight with extremists (AP) — The American public often rallies behind the president when the country faces an overseas threat. But so far, there's no evidence that the U.S-led fight against Islamic State militants in the Middle East is boosting people's satisfaction with President Barack Obama — especially in any way that might rub off on Democratic candidates.ALAN FRAMpGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizations, 19 Sep 2014 19:30:24 GMTPicassos among pieces going on public view in Ohio, Ohio (AP) — When retail mogul Leslie Wexner peers at one of the Picassos, Dubuffets or Giacomettis in the personal art collection he and his wife Abigail have amassed over the years, he feels a range of emotions that often include gratitude, defeat and exhilaration.JULIE CARR SMYTHaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMuseumsArt museumsSculptureVisual artsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelOhioNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:32:46 GMTSyrian Kurds fleeing IS group cross into Turkey (AP) — Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday to find refuge from Islamic State militants who have barreled through dozens of Kurdish villages in northern Syria in the past 48 hours.RYAN LUCASiGeneral newsCivil warsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastIraqUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:02:47 GMTFlorida felon kills his 6 grandchildren, Fla. (AP) — An ex-convict who killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself had been in and out of jail and spent time in prison for accidentally shooting his son to death during a hunting trip, according to authorities and records.TAMARA LUSHaGeneral newsSuicidesViolent crimeCrimeFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:06:09 GMTUN urges global support for Iraq to fight terror NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is condemning the Islamic State terrorist group and urging the international community to expand support for the Iraqi government as it fights the militants and their supporters.iGeneral newsIraqMiddle East, 19 Sep 2014 18:53:25 GMTBrowns' Gordon has suspension reduced to 10 games, Ohio (AP) — Josh Gordon has been cleared to run a route back to the Browns this season.TOM WITHERSsSportsSports transactionsDopingSports governanceSports businessProfessional footballFootballOhioClevelandUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:47:03 GMTClinton, Biden say women key to Democrats' future (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says the upcoming fall elections will offer a clear choice for female voters on economic issues, pointing to Democratic women as the key to the party's future.KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizations, 19 Sep 2014 19:07:24 GMTFrance: Sarkozy announces political comeback (AP) — Nicolas Sarkozy may want his old job back.SYLVIE CORBETANGELA CHARLTONiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCampaign finance improprietiesCrimeCampaignsElectionsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Sep 2014 19:32:39 GMTUC campus chancellors granted hefty pay raises FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California Board of Regents is boosting the six-figure salaries of chancellors in the system by as much as 20 percent, part of an effort regents say is aimed at bringing the salaries in line with their counterparts.aGeneral newsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsSan FranciscoCaliforniaMercedUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:24:51 GMTProcter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble is canceling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the NFL's growing problems.MAE ANDERSONaBusinessGeneral newsSportsSports marketingSports governanceSports sponsorshipCorporate sponsorshipCancerSports businessProfessional footballFootballCorporate newsDiseases and conditionsHealth, 19 Sep 2014 19:04:14 GMTDA dismisses most remaining protest arrests in NC, N.C. (AP) — The top prosecutor in North Carolina's capital is dropping criminal charges against hundreds of people arrested at mass protests at the state legislature last year.MICHAEL BIESECKERaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsState legislatureCrimeGovernment and politicsLegislaturePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderState governmentsNorth CarolinaRaleighUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:28:06 GMTUtah doctor gets up to life in wife's murder, Utah (AP) — A Utah doctor convicted of murdering his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in prison at a hearing in which his daughter called him a monster.LINDSAY WHITEHURSTaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeUtahProvoUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:26:06 GMTFDA tweaks food safety rules due next year (AP) — The government will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday.MARY CLARE JALONICKwBusinessFood and drinkGovernment and politicsLifestyleFood safetyAgricultureDisease outbreaksGovernment regulationsLegislaturePublic healthHealthIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeConsumer products and servicesProducts and servicesCorporate newsEnvironmental laws and regulationsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsGeneral newsEco-friendly practicesAgriculture and the environmentWater environment, 19 Sep 2014 18:08:20 GMTAir France pilots extend strike to Sept. 26 (AP) — Air France pilots are prolonging a walkout that has grounded more than half the airline's flights all week.iBusinessGeneral newsStrikesLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesFranceEuropeWestern Europe, 19 Sep 2014 19:08:16 GMTForeign fighters, Ebola top Obama's UN agenda (AP) — President Barack Obama will call on fellow world leaders next week to back a United Nations resolution calling on nations to stem the flow of foreign fighters joining terrorist organizations like the Islamic State, as the United States seeks to build legitimacy for its military campaign in Iraq and Syria, the White House said Friday.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsDisease outbreaksUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingWar and unrestTerrorismInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGeneral newsPublic healthEventsInternational relationsUnited StatesSyriaNorth AmericaMiddle East, 19 Sep 2014 18:22:44 GMTCase of American jailed in Cuba back in US court (AP) — A government subcontractor who has spent over four years imprisoned in Cuba should be allowed to sue the U.S. government over lost wages and legal fees, his attorney told an appeals court Friday.JESSICA GRESKOwGeneral newsLegal proceedingsGovernment and politicsCrimeLaw and orderCubaUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:58:57 GMTGallacher misses cut before 1st Ryder Cup, Wales (AP) — Shane Lowry shot a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Wales Open on Friday, while Stephen Gallacher missed the cut in his last tournament before his first Ryder Cup.sSportsRyder CupGolfMen's golfMen's sportsEventsWalesUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Sep 2014 18:47:40 GMTGoodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated' YORK (AP) — Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl.BARRY WILNERaGeneral newsSportsDomestic violenceSports governanceSex in societyViolenceFamily issuesSocial affairsSocial issuesMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessProfessional footballFootball, 19 Sep 2014 19:41:07 GMTUN reaffirms support for UN force in Golan Heights NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is reaffirming its "unconditional support" for maintaining the U.N. peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights to monitor the 1974 agreement that established a buffer zone between Syria and Israel.iGeneral newsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsIsraelSyriaMiddle East, 19 Sep 2014 18:28:19 GMTHearing set for man accused of starting huge fire, Calif. (AP) — Higher humidity Friday helped slow the growth of a massive Northern California wildfire that authorities say was set deliberately and has forced some 2,800 people to evacuate.FENIT NIRAPPILSUDHIN THANAWALAaGeneral newsFiresArsonAccidents and disastersCrimeNatural disastersCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:16:03 GMTMontana gay couple denied Communion after marriage, Mont. (AP) — A gay couple has been told they can no longer receive Communion or participate in church ministry after a new priest at a Roman Catholic church in central Montana learned they had been married in a civil ceremony more than a year ago.aGeneral newsGays and lesbiansChristianityMarriageReligionSocial affairsCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesBillingsMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:42:31 GMTClinton, Biden urge women to back Democrats (AP) — The upcoming fall elections would offer a clear choice for female voters on economic issues, Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday, pointing to Democratic women as the key to the party's future prospects.KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsElectionsCampaignsPolitical partiesState governmentsHealth care reformLegislatureHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical organizationsPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policyDistrict of ColumbiaWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:08:19 GMTFrance joins US against Islamic State over Iraq (AP) — France is back at America's side in conducting military strikes in Iraq.JAMEY KEATENiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestMilitary facilities2003-11 Iraq War1990-91 Gulf WarTerrorismGovernment and politicsInternational relationsMilitary and defenseEventsFranceIraqUnited Arab EmiratesParisUnited StatesSyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:20:50 GMT3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial, Ga. (AP) — A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths.RUSS BYNUMaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsDisease outbreaksLegal proceedingsCrimeCorporate newsLaw and orderPoisoningDiseases and conditionsHealthPublic healthInfectious diseasesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesAlbanyUnited StatesGeorgiaNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:42:52 GMTJurors to see Iowa prison's graphic films at trial CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa prison's practice of showing male inmates sexually graphic movies is the focus of a trial beginning next week in which a female officer will argue the images encouraged them to harass and threaten her.RYAN J. FOLEYaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsMoviesLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsSex in societyEntertainmentArts and entertainmentCorrectional systemsIowaIowa CityUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:52:25 GMTExperts: Science class can dazzle with less danger (AP) — A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful injuries, as flash fires in Nevada and Colorado showed this month.DAN ELLIOTTaGeneral newsScienceMath and science educationEducationPrimary and secondary educationWorkplace safetyProfessional organizationsTeachingFiresSchool curriculaSocial affairsEducation issuesSocial issuesPersonnelBusinessSocial groups and organizationsAccidents and disastersDenverUnited StatesRenoColoradoNorth AmericaNevada, 19 Sep 2014 18:23:04 GMTGermany, France to provide airlifts in Ebola fight (AP) — Germany says it plans to work with France to establish airlifts to Ebola-affected countries.iGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGermanyBerlinFranceWest AfricaWestern EuropeEuropeAfrica, 19 Sep 2014 19:39:29 GMTConnecticut ex-governor convicted of new crimes, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, who resigned from office a decade ago in a corruption scandal, was convicted Friday of federal charges that he conspired to hide payment for work on two congressional campaigns.PAT EATON-ROBBaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsCampaign finance improprietiesPolitical corruptionPolitical resignationsCrimeCampaignsLegal proceedingsState governmentsLegislaturePolitical issuesLaw and orderPolitical fundraisingConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:13:58 GMTJury convicts former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland of crimes in campaign finance scheme HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Jury convicts former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland of crimes in campaign finance scheme .aGeneral newsCampaign finance improprietiesCrimeCampaignsElectionsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:43:15 GMTOklahoma judge dismisses Ten Commandments lawsuit CITY (AP) — The privately funded Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol does not violate the state constitution and can stay there, an Oklahoma County judge said Friday in a ruling that attorneys who filed the lawsuit vowed to appeal to the state Supreme Court.TIM TALLEYaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsReligionLaw and orderSocial affairsOklahomaOklahoma CityUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:16:47 GMTGeneral: Airstrikes tougher as militants blend in (AP) — The Army's top officer warned Friday that it will become increasingly difficult to target and launch precision airstrikes against Islamic State militants hiding among the Iraqi population.LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsWar and unrestWar casualtiesGeneral newsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesIraqUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:40:06 GMT3 found guilty in Georgia salmonella trial, Ga. (AP) — A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in connection with a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths.RUSS BYNUMaBusinessGeneral newsCorporate legal affairsDisease outbreaksLegal proceedingsCrimeCorporate newsPoisoningDiseases and conditionsHealthPublic healthLaw and orderInfectious diseasesConsumer products and servicesIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesAlbanyGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:53:16 GMTAfter vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide, Scotland (AP) — Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangover Friday after voting to reject independence.JILL LAWLESSiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomScotlandGlasgowWalesLondonEnglandEdinburghEuropeWestern Europe, 19 Sep 2014 19:11:27 GMTHunt for Va. student leads to search warrants, Va. (AP) — Police searching for a University of Virginia student say they have a new person of interest and have issued search warrants for a car and an off-campus apartment in Charlottesville.aGeneral newsMissing personsEducationSocial affairsCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:10:50 GMTHeading cross country hard for West Coast teams Oakland Raiders have to deal with more than just Tom Brady and Darrelle Revis at New England on Sunday. They'll also be fighting mental fogginess and the physical effects of jetlag.ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsProfessional footballFootballSan FranciscoOaklandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:25:59 GMTAmbush suspect could be aided by dense woods GROVE, Pa. (AP) — He could be anywhere. Crouching behind boulders the size of tractor trailers. Concealing himself in a cave. Taking cover in thick brush.MICHAEL RUBINKAMKATHY MATHESONaGeneral newsForestsEnvironment and natureViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:47:55 GMTBurke fires consultant over jobs plan copying, Wis. (AP) — Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor Mary Burke said Friday she cut ties with a consultant she blames for copying several sections of her jobs plan from platforms of other Democrats.SCOTT BAUERaGovernment and politicsHiring and recruitmentState governmentsPersonnelBusinessWisconsinMadisonUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:16:40 GMTPolice: Man impersonated retired cop for 2 decades HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — A funeral home worker was arrested in Washington state after police said he pretended to be a retired officer for two decades and recently intervened in a fight.aGeneral newsPoliceCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:35:49 GMTItalian village honoring pilots of WWII US bomber, N.Y. (AP) — Nearly 70 years after they died when their crippled bomber slammed into a northern Italian mountain, the two Americans at the controls of the ill-fated warplane are being honored by residents of a village near the crash site.CHRIS CAROLAaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesWorld War IIAccidentsWar and unrestEventsAccidents and disastersUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:49:23 GMTGreece: New bailout 'out of the question', Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister says his country will not seek additional rescue funds from other eurozone countries after bailout loans are completed this year, despite concerns from rescue lenders that an early general election could unravel years of cost-cutting reforms.fBusinessGreeceWestern EuropeEurope, 19 Sep 2014 19:43:31 GMTCalifornia man accused of killing fellow gym-goer SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — A man has been arrested after police say he repeatedly struck another man with a steel weightlifting bar at a San Francisco Bay Area gym, killing him.aBusinessGeneral newsArrestsCrimeLaw and orderSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 18:34:32 GMTCalifornia adopts olive oil labeling standards, Calif. (AP) — The state Department of Food and Agriculture has approved standards for grading and labeling California-produced olive oil that will require makers to state specifically whether they have adulterated any of their product.aBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustriesEnergy industryCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:46:42 GMTSearch resumes for Texas deputy missing in flood, Texas (AP) — The search for a missing Central Texas sheriff's deputy resumed Friday, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters minutes after she radioed for help while checking flooded low-water crossings.aGeneral newsWeatherSearch and rescue effortsFloodsStormsAccidents and disastersTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 19 Sep 2014 19:01:05 GMTStocks slide sideways as Alibaba soars YORK (AP) — The stock market drifted sideways Friday afternoon as Wall Street watched Alibaba shares soar in their public debut. The Standard & Poor's 500 index hovered above its record close from the day before and remained on track for its best weekly gain in a month.MATTHEW CRAFThtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyCorporate stockCorporate newsStock marketsInformation technologyIndustriesInternet technologyComputing and information technologyUnited KingdomScotlandHong KongEast AsiaAustraliaWestern EuropeEuropeChinaGreater ChinaAsiaOceania, 19 Sep 2014 18:54:02 GMTBahrain: Protesters dismiss government plans, Bahrain (AP) — Thousands of opposition supporters rallied in the tiny island nation of Bahrain on Friday to protest a proposal by the country's leadership for legislative, security and judicial reforms.REEM KHALIFAiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestBahrainManamaMiddle East, 19 Sep 2014 18:14:14 GMTBiden: Young men need to stand against violence (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses.KEN THOMASwGovernment and politicsHigher educationViolenceLegislatureHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesEducationNFL footballProfessional footballFootballSports, 19 Sep 2014 18:04:51 GMT