FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:52:00 -0700Jury delivers verdict in salmonella trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9577eb35cc474c258a90322b07f01180ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — The head of a peanut company that distributed salmonella-tainted peanuts that sickened hundreds of people across the U.S. five years ago has been convicted of conspiracy and other charges.aBusinessGeneral newsDisease outbreaksLegal proceedingsLaw and orderPublic healthHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsAlbanyGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9577eb35cc474c258a90322b07f01180Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:38:15 GMTSweden: Russian military jets violate air spacehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75d26212475b450c8ad3b3d7920db40dSTOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden says it has summoned the Russian ambassador over an air space violation by two Russian military aircraft.iGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsSwedenRussiaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75d26212475b450c8ad3b3d7920db40dFri, 19 Sep 2014 17:46:48 GMTGoffin beats top-seeded Tsonga in Moselle quartershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ca7502a2deb4855afa92fb3da03abb6METZ, France (AP) — Eighth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium rallied to beat top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 1-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 Friday to reach the Moselle Open semifinals.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6ca7502a2deb4855afa92fb3da03abb6Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:02:00 GMTLille to host France-Switzerland Davis Cup finalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2d2e4d1b2904de5b770b0c16876b368PARIS (AP) — The Davis Cup final between France and Roger Federer's Switzerland will be held at the 27,000-capacity Pierre Mauroy stadium in the northern French city of Lille.sSportsDavis CupMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsFranceLilleSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2d2e4d1b2904de5b770b0c16876b368Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:31:20 GMTFemale fans stand by NFL, if uncomfortablyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83bae99d58474af3b2f9b50101931801CHICAGO (AP) — Mary Jo Kane, a lifelong Chicago Bears fan and college professor, settles in to watch a football game and finds herself taking a tally of the players — one she'd rather not do, but can't help.MARTHA IRVINEaGeneral newsSportsWomen's sportsDomestic violenceCollege sportsMen's sportsProfessional footballFootballFamily issuesSocial affairsViolenceSocial issuesChicagoMinnesotaIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83bae99d58474af3b2f9b50101931801Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:11:12 GMTSuspect in 1998 bombings pleads to lesser chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37c06ecce91d4adeb3b5bde217be24f9NEW YORK (AP) — An Egyptian lawyer pleaded guilty on Friday to lesser charges in the 1998 plot to bomb U.S. embassies in Africa as part of a deal that would greatly reduce his sentence.TOM HAYSaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsEmbassiesBombingsCrimeTerrorismNewspapersLaw and orderInternational relationsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestNews mediaMediaUnited KingdomUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37c06ecce91d4adeb3b5bde217be24f9Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:06:05 GMTFamily of CIA contractor slain in Benghazi may suehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d77cb0569ed4afab44b8a3acbc622f5BOSTON (AP) — The family of a CIA contractor killed in Benghazi, Libya, has filed claims seeking $2 million in damages from the CIA and State Department, alleging there was inadequate security at the U.S. diplomatic post and CIA compound when it came under attack by militants in 2012.DENISE LAVOIEaGeneral newsDiplomacyGovernment and politicsLegislatureMilitary legal affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderInternational relationsMilitary and defenseFamily financesPersonal financeBusinessLibyaUnited StatesBostonMassachusettsNorth AfricaAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d77cb0569ed4afab44b8a3acbc622f5Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:49:27 GMTReview: Larger iPhones eliminate reason to switchhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdd5c65c135a4f48975fafed456047e3NEW YORK (AP) — It's easy to dismiss Apple's new iPhones as merely catching up to Android.ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyMobile phonesConsumer electronicsMobile mediaMobile communication technologyCommunication technologySoftwareComputing and information technologyMediaNew York CityManhattanNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdd5c65c135a4f48975fafed456047e3Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:27:22 GMTPicassos among pieces going on public view in Ohiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3db7d5d0ca704ff38accc958baefff98COLUMBUS, 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 are putting on public display for the first time this month, he feels a range of emotions that often include gratitude, defeat and exhilaration.JULIE CARR SMYTHaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsArt museumsMuseumsSculptureVisual artsRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelOhioNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3db7d5d0ca704ff38accc958baefff98Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:42:56 GMTFlorida felon kills his 6 grandchildrenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf31f8031c404950a632b1877983c00fBELL, 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 Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf31f8031c404950a632b1877983c00fFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:53:36 GMTAlibaba surges in its debuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1978b407ff324549b9cda21c3982e543NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba's stock is surging as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse begins its first day trading as a public company.MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate stockInformation technologyCorporate newsIndustriesChinaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1978b407ff324549b9cda21c3982e543Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:38:29 GMTAlibaba surges on the NYSEhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a606a4bdc54b4d36a02cb28426ac777eNEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba's stock is surging as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse begins its first day trading as a public company.MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate stockInformation technologyCorporate newsIndustriesChinaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a606a4bdc54b4d36a02cb28426ac777eFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:53:25 GMTPolice: Man impersonated retired cop for decadeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddc3a44811794a74a464e2ff99e5fe4eOAK HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state have arrested a funeral home worker they say pretended to be a retired officer for two decades and recently intervened in fight.aGeneral newsPoliceCrimeState funeralsFunerals and memorial servicesLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ddc3a44811794a74a464e2ff99e5fe4eFri, 19 Sep 2014 17:40:48 GMTA sampling of works from the Wexner Collectionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5a6ed0426b64d4089e76e6e5ece952eWell-known works from the private collection of Leslie and Abigail Wexner that are included in the "Transfigurations" exhibit, which opens Sunday at the Wexner Center for the Arts on the campus of Ohio State University:The Associated PressaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5a6ed0426b64d4089e76e6e5ece952eFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:49:04 GMTQuebec separatists look for positives in Scot votehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39428af6be7641608ee6f25d997bfc6dMONTREAL (AP) — Quebec separatists tried Friday to find the silver lining in Scotland's decision to stay within the United Kingdom.BENJAMIN SHINGLERiGeneral newsReferendumsElectionsGovernment and politicsScotlandCanadaQuebecMontrealUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39428af6be7641608ee6f25d997bfc6dFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:22:46 GMTFrance strikes Islamic State group depot in Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecae38334cf240f79c47654ce5aae386PARIS (AP) — Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, French fighter jets struck Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot, Iraqi and French officials said.JAMEY KEATENiGeneral newsMilitant groupsMilitary facilitiesWar and unrestGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseFranceIraqParisBaghdadUnited StatesSyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ecae38334cf240f79c47654ce5aae386Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:29:04 GMTCalif. teachers fund to boost clean energy betshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7435c56ed8c46c48ef221fa4f39ef8dThe California State Teachers' Retirement System says it plans to increase its investments in clean energy and technology to $3.7 billion, from $1.4 billion, over the next five years.The Associated PresshtBusinessEnvironmental policyGovernment pensions and social securityGreen technologyEnergy and fuel technologyEnergy and the environmentTechnologyEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyGovernment and politicsGovernment business and financeIndustrial technologyAir qualityEnvironmental concernshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7435c56ed8c46c48ef221fa4f39ef8dFri, 19 Sep 2014 17:16:06 GMTUtah doctor gets up to life in wife's murderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e1a7b10ee1e419c99416de28edb349ePROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah doctor found guilty of killing his wife in a trial that became a national true-crime cable TV obsession will serve 17 years to life in prison, a state judge decided Friday.LINDSAY WHITEHURSTaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeUtahProvoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e1a7b10ee1e419c99416de28edb349eFri, 19 Sep 2014 17:13:14 GMTExxon to wind down Russian drilling projecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/978b320fa47246408c3a83cc0408849eNEW YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil said Friday that it will stop drilling an exploratory well in Russia's Kara Sea in compliance with U.S. sanctions against Russia over Russia's involvement in the Ukraine.JONATHAN FAHEYfBusinessEnergy industryIndustriesRussiaUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/978b320fa47246408c3a83cc0408849eFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:52:12 GMTJudge says jury has reached a verdict in salmonella trial of Georgia peanut plant ownerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4eb87c2f165a42b2bc86a22d90e06ac2ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Judge says jury has reached a verdict in salmonella trial of Georgia peanut plant owner .aBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthAlbanyGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4eb87c2f165a42b2bc86a22d90e06ac2Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:09:13 GMTUS stock market turns mixed after Alibaba debuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2bf3983af234f5b8c8571be69335a54NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market drifted in afternoon trading as Wall Street watched Alibaba soar in its public debut. The Standard & Poor's 500 index wavered above the record level reached the day before but remains on track to turn in its best weekly gain in a month.MATTHEW CRAFThtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyFinancial marketsCorporate stockCorporate newsStock marketsInformation technologyIndustriesInternet technologyComputing and information technologyUnited KingdomScotlandHong KongEast AsiaAustraliaWestern EuropeEuropeChinaGreater ChinaAsiaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2bf3983af234f5b8c8571be69335a54Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:36:37 GMTNew round of Iran nuclear talks faces old hurdleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/452488e2800d4cca8d64d58ac5cf92c1UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Seven months and more than a half dozen rounds into talks on a substantive nuclear deal, Iran and six world powers gathering for another session appear no closer to an agreement.GEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsNuclear weaponsUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingWeapons of mass destructionEventsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsIranUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/452488e2800d4cca8d64d58ac5cf92c1Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:03:23 GMTForeign fighters, Ebola top Obama's UN agendahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/372011af79444b219429109f5c4c6f12WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will call on fellow world leaders next week to back a United Nations resolution to stem the flow of foreign fighters joining terrorist organizations like the Islamic State group.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthEventsGeneral newsPublic healthInternational relationsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/372011af79444b219429109f5c4c6f12Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:48:10 GMTIran, 6 powers seek to unblock nuclear talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/241dda749fe147a68e939504d85c26d8UNITED NATIONS (AP) — With little more than two months to deadline, Iran and six world powers on Friday launched a fresh effort at narrowing stubborn differences on what nuclear concessions Tehran must agree to in exchange for full sanctions relief.GEORGE JAHNiGeneral newsNuclear weaponsInternational relationsUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingWeapons of mass destructionForeign policyGovernment policyGovernment and politicsEventsIranUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/241dda749fe147a68e939504d85c26d8Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:31:39 GMTCorrection: Newlyweds-Craigslist Killing storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef4a92846ebd4233918cd081a54193dbSUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — In a Sept. 18 story about the sentencing of a couple who lured a stranger to his death with a Craigslist ad, The Associated Press erroneously reported how The Daily Item newspaper interviewed one of the defendants. It was conducted in person, not by telephone. The story also incorrectly reported when an earlier interview by the newspaper with the same defendant took place. It was in February, not April.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeSunburyPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef4a92846ebd4233918cd081a54193dbFri, 19 Sep 2014 17:22:02 GMTHagel seeks info on military relationship with NFLhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e28eb5d337b5459e8a4e54ee2995b0b1WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is asking for information about the military's relationship with the National Football League, amid a number of high-profile domestic violence incidents involving players.LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsSportsProfessional footballTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports mediaFootballMilitary and defensehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e28eb5d337b5459e8a4e54ee2995b0b1Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:35:17 GMTKenya: 1 year after attack, guards still unarmedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60e4df98416c450f92f646ef268793daNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — David Odhiambo was one of the blue-uniformed security guards tasked with protecting Nairobi's Westgate Mall one year ago when four heavily armed terrorists attacked. The work David was paid to do — search purses and bags, mostly — earned him two bullets in the head, injuries that cost him his job.JASON STRAZIUSOTOM ODULAiGeneral newsTerrorismMilitant groupsWar and unrestKenyaNairobiEast AfricaSomaliaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60e4df98416c450f92f646ef268793daFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:33:06 GMTHearing set for man accused of starting huge firehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2946865d6ad74a589712954d4993a318PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Higher humidity Friday helped slow the growth of a massive Northern California wildfire that has forced some 2,800 to evacuate and likely burned homes, while a man accused of deliberately starting the blaze was set to appear in court.FENIT NIRAPPILSUDHIN THANAWALAaGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersLegal proceedingsCrimeNatural disastersLaw and orderCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2946865d6ad74a589712954d4993a318Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:38:50 GMTPolice: Airport lockdown followed drug shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4303c8eac01e453f95c37ccad3474da9TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — An attempted drug transaction was behind a shooting that led to a three-hour lockdown of the busiest terminal at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, police said Friday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePhoenixArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4303c8eac01e453f95c37ccad3474da9Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:35:30 GMTMontana gay couple denied Communion after marriagehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b02f4776b6df4744938d061a08e9ef58BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A gay couple has been told they can no longer receive Communion or participate in church ministry after the 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 newsChristianityGays and lesbiansReligionSocial affairsCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleMarriageFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesBillingsMontanaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b02f4776b6df4744938d061a08e9ef58Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:28:54 GMTPlanned luxury rail resort service ends in auctionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a001b4707d040709b04f8bc78d701aaPOTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The dream of establishing a luxury train service between The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia and the nation's capital has ended in an auction of nine rail cars and other assets.tTravelLifestyleTrain travelArts and collectibles auctionsShoppingPottstownPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a001b4707d040709b04f8bc78d701aaFri, 19 Sep 2014 17:32:53 GMTExperts: Science class can dazzle with less dangerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62ff6fc9f01d40ac8db8b00b89ced533DENVER (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 AmericaNevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/62ff6fc9f01d40ac8db8b00b89ced533Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:33:03 GMT6 dead in cartel-style killings in western Mexicohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d64ed0edc50843639daacd007aa7628eMORELIA, Mexico (AP) — The bound bodies of six men were found dumped on a street Friday in the western Mexico state of Michoacan, where authorities have claimed to be making headway against drug gang violence.iGeneral newsDrug-related crimeCrimeOrganized crimeMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d64ed0edc50843639daacd007aa7628eFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:51:54 GMTCar bomb attacks kill 30 people in Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb87de40b4a44381b5effa26c481df35BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of vehicle bombings killed at least 30 people Friday, officials said, in the second straight day of attacks in Baghdad blamed on Islamic militants who have seized large parts of the country.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsBombingsImprovised explosivesIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb87de40b4a44381b5effa26c481df35Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:51:42 GMTAlibaba poised to surge on the NYSEhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d2374886e754f9095b8e6c63652f203NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba's stock is surging as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse begins its first day trading as a public company.MAE ANDERSONhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate stockInformation technologyCorporate newsIndustriesChinaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d2374886e754f9095b8e6c63652f203Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:40:37 GMTAfter NFL, baseball addresses domestic violencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a44f0afbd4f34a7898400404b6394cdeThe recent spate of high-profile domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice and other NFL players prompted Major League Baseball and the players' union to open talks about the way that sport should deal with such episodes.EDDIE PELLSHOWARD FENDRICHaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsSports governanceCollege sportsMen's golfBaseballViolenceProfessional baseballGolfCrimeNASCARViolent crimeMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessSocial issuesSocial affairsBooks and literatureEntertainmentArts and entertainmentMen's sportsCelebrityEducation issuesEducationProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyProfessional footballFootballAutomobile racingMLB baseballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a44f0afbd4f34a7898400404b6394cdeFri, 19 Sep 2014 17:33:05 GMTGoodell to break silence on domestic abuse and NFLhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5598db994d9416f9dfa86d8ac438770NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Goodell will make his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence when he holds a news conference Friday.BARRY WILNERaGeneral newsSportsDomestic violenceSex in societySports governanceViolenceFamily issuesSocial affairsSocial issuesProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e5598db994d9416f9dfa86d8ac438770Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:07:15 GMTCEO of peanut company linked to salmonella-tainted goods guilty of conspiracy in Georgiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb76c6d263504b21a284ebde2ca09779ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — CEO of peanut company linked to salmonella-tainted goods guilty of conspiracy in Georgia.aBusinessGeneral newsCorporate managementConspiracyCorporate newsPersonnelCrimeInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthAlbanyGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bb76c6d263504b21a284ebde2ca09779Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:19:20 GMTAl Jazeera America sues former VP Gorehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20ac3eaed2d74a7490e5d2824d5a3de3NEW YORK (AP) — Al Jazeera America is suing former Vice President Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, the former owners of the TV network that became Al Jazeera America in 2013.aBusinessGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/20ac3eaed2d74a7490e5d2824d5a3de3Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:17:02 GMTFierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5712cd32c4642f68a5d7a66ecac382dSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen battled in Sanaa for a second day Friday in battles that have killed at least 120 people and have shaken the Yemeni capital with thousands fleeing their homes. The violence raises fears that this chronically unstable country could be dragged into the sort of sectarian conflicts that have plagued other nations in the region.AHMED AL-HAJMAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsDiplomacyMilitant groupsWar and unrestProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesInternational relationsYemenSanaaSaudi ArabiaMiddle EastIranhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d5712cd32c4642f68a5d7a66ecac382dFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:37:51 GMTObama: Campus sex assault an affront to humanityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f237053bb2942b6a5e63a0d8175e0e0WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a new focus on violence against women, President Barack Obama kicked off a star-powered campaign Friday against campus sexual assault particularly targeted at encouraging men to take a stand.NEDRA PICKLEReArts and entertainmentLifestyleGovernment and politicsSportsCelebrityParentingEntertainmentRelationshipsViolent crimeEducationSex in societyPolitical scandalsCrimeGeneral newsSocial affairsHuman welfareSocial issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesPolitical issuesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f237053bb2942b6a5e63a0d8175e0e0Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:39:44 GMTScotland 'No' fails to stop Catalan secession pushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f5c6a8799104e379731ec875fb88477BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Scotland's decision to remain in the United Kingdom has cost separatists across Europe political momentum. But the parliament in Spain's Catalonia region on Friday overwhelmingly gave its leader the power to call a secession referendum that the central government in Madrid has denounced as illegal.ALAN CLENDENNINGJOSEPH WILSONiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReferendumsLegislatureElectionsScotlandUnited KingdomSpainMadridBarcelonaItalyEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f5c6a8799104e379731ec875fb88477Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:23:25 GMTDonetsk cleans up from shelling in eastern Ukrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70ddb626d9af4b1b98994712c8898d67MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Peace talks to regulate the ongoing crisis in east Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists have battled Ukrainian troops since April, started late Friday in the capital of Belarus.YURAS KARMANAUiGeneral newsWar and unrestCease firesUkraineBelarusMinskDonetskKievEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/70ddb626d9af4b1b98994712c8898d67Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:37:57 GMTBomb attacks kill at least 31 people in Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e37f2cf764f451c99e3d279f5d2a761BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of vehicle bombings in Iraq killed at least 31 people Friday, officials said, in the second straight day of attacks in Baghdad blamed on Islamic militants who have seized large parts of the country.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestBombingsMilitant groupsIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9e37f2cf764f451c99e3d279f5d2a761Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:07:30 GMTReigning NHL MVP Sidney Crosby cleared to practicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c5c1d70576e41a89e8c6ae4f2d0ddecPITTSBURGH (AP) — Looks like Sidney Crosby is a pretty quick healer.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8c5c1d70576e41a89e8c6ae4f2d0ddecFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:49:28 GMTUS stocks waver at midday after Alibaba debuthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6004820d6710476f9930e32f8ed389fcNEW YORK (AP) — The stock market wavered midday Friday as Wall Street watched Alibaba soar in its first day of trading. The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged above the record level reached the day before.MATTHEW CRAFThtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyStock marketsFinancial marketsCorporate stockCorporate newsInformation technologyIndustriesInternet technologyComputing and information technologyUnited KingdomScotlandHong KongEast AsiaAustraliaWestern EuropeEuropeChinaGreater ChinaAsiaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6004820d6710476f9930e32f8ed389fcFri, 19 Sep 2014 16:21:00 GMTFood broker charged in case of salmonella-tainted peanuts guilty of conspiracy in Georgiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/413e1b3b713643b7972f9ae9defa08f8ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Food broker charged in case of salmonella-tainted peanuts guilty of conspiracy in Georgia .aBusinessGeneral newsConspiracyCrimeInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthAlbanyGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/413e1b3b713643b7972f9ae9defa08f8Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:36:09 GMTAfter vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal dividehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e88cc4784ad7412fb82b1362ad9ded8dEDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — As a drizzly mist enveloped Edinburgh in the grim weather locals call dreich, Scots coped Friday with a potent mixture of relief and disappointment, anger and joy, after voting to reject independence.JILL LAWLESSiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomScotlandGlasgowWalesEnglandLondonEdinburghEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e88cc4784ad7412fb82b1362ad9ded8dFri, 19 Sep 2014 17:35:24 GMTBroken rail blamed for 2012 Ohio train derailmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59b0e5bf2b6541cb9b514c082cc051b2COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A broken rail was cited as the "probable cause" of a 2012 train derailment and explosion that damaged a bus depot and led to home evacuations in Ohio's capital, according to federal investigators.aBusinessGeneral newsTransportationFiresAccidentsAccidents and disastersColumbusOhioNorfolkUnited StatesNorth AmericaVirginiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59b0e5bf2b6541cb9b514c082cc051b2Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:16:21 GMTJazz at Lincoln Center opens season with 'Ochas'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bee1580ad0b646feab248d692d8f321bNEW YORK (AP) — Wynton Marsalis opened Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2014-15 season with the world premiere of "Ochas," a three-movement suite blending jazz with the traditional folkloric music of Cuba and the Afro-Cuban Santeria religion.CHARLES J. GANSeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentSanteriaReligionSocial affairsCubaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bee1580ad0b646feab248d692d8f321bFri, 19 Sep 2014 17:08:13 GMT