FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:26:01 -0700Trump Plaza shuts down; 4th AC casino to closehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab044f57cd564914bc7a93be346eb78cATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino closed its doors early Tuesday, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year.WAYNE PARRYaBusinessGeneral newsRestaurantsGamblingRecreation and leisureLifestyleFood and drinkAccommodationsTravelAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab044f57cd564914bc7a93be346eb78cTue, 16 Sep 2014 11:07:15 GMTDowned wires suspend DC-Philly Amtrak servicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f632af2f6b6489ebbe0e53d46498cd7WASHINGTON (AP) — Downed wires have suspended Amtrak service between Washington and Philadelphia, and are affecting riders of Maryland Area Regional Commuter trains.wGeneral newsRail travel disruptionsTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f632af2f6b6489ebbe0e53d46498cd7Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:02:15 GMTRoadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb1da55aad7649449a01c62bc724a065EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A powerful explosion killed five Egyptian police conscripts and an officer near the border town of Rafah in the restive Sinai Peninsula early Tuesday, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of a local al-Qaida-inspired group, Egyptian security officials said.ASHRAF SWEILAMiGeneral newsBombingsMilitant groupsWar and unrestImprovised explosivesPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsEgyptGaza StripMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricaPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eb1da55aad7649449a01c62bc724a065Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:13:47 GMTBelgium grants jailed rapist, murderer euthanasiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9c7a027bb924ec0a4acb87656f795f1BRUSSELS (AP) — A Belgian official says a convicted rapist and murderer who has been imprisoned for almost three decades has been granted the right to die after doctors agreed his psychological condition was incurable.JUERGEN BAETZiGeneral newsEuthanasiaDeath and dyingHealthHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsBelgiumWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9c7a027bb924ec0a4acb87656f795f1Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:51:44 GMTJudge in Pistorius trial faces criticismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cefb9412e794484a55e8b9e5fe4d0f7JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not guilty of the more serious charge of murder.CHRISTOPHER TORCHIAiGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderProfessional servicesIndustriesBusinessSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cefb9412e794484a55e8b9e5fe4d0f7Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:52:04 GMTResearchers explore shipwrecks near San Franciscohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3841c66e81b41dca5fbd5964b9d8afdGULF OF THE FARALLONES NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY (AP) — Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush.TERENCE CHEAiGeneral newsScienceAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3841c66e81b41dca5fbd5964b9d8afdTue, 16 Sep 2014 11:08:47 GMTEgypt official says working to amend protest lawhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4be6e1c163b149feb00e1e790d769777CAIRO (AP) — The spokesman of Egypt's transitional justice ministry says the body is drafting amendments to the country's disputed protest law, which bans demonstrations without a police permit.MAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4be6e1c163b149feb00e1e790d769777Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:32:13 GMTUS tobacco growers brace for tougher competitionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3874267c7f340da92fcbfe1380d30e9DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Starting next month, America's remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand.TAMARA LUSHMICHAEL FELBERBAUMaBusinessGeneral newsAgricultureEconomyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsIndustrial products and servicesDanvilleUnited StatesVirginiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3874267c7f340da92fcbfe1380d30e9Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:03:18 GMTUN panel emphasizes Assad role in Syria war crimeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ad548c509f04672a4527dd8eedd75beGENEVA (AP) — As nations mount an offensive against the Islamic State militants that have gained a stronghold in Iraq and Syria, a U.N. human rights commission emphasized Tuesday that the Syrian President Bashar Assad's government has committed the bulk of atrocities in the civil war.JOHN HEILPRINiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesDiplomacyWar crimesCivil warsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsInternational lawSocial issuesSocial affairsInternational relationsSyriaGenevaMiddle EastSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ad548c509f04672a4527dd8eedd75beTue, 16 Sep 2014 10:59:49 GMTUkraine's parliament ratifies agreement to deepen ties with the European Unionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4978acd75c4d4c2d98dc72548672d91bKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament ratifies agreement to deepen ties with the European Union .iGeneral newsLegislatureGovernment and politicsUkraineEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4978acd75c4d4c2d98dc72548672d91bTue, 16 Sep 2014 10:22:19 GMTWorld Bank: Palestinian economy to shrink in 2014http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a252ef2d2f1142e38be1c78685718138RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian economy is expected to contract for the first time in seven years in 2014, the result of the recent Gaza war, continued Israeli and Egyptian restrictions on Palestinian trade and a drop in foreign aid, the World Bank said Tuesday.KARIN LAUBiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomic outlookInternational incidentsTerritorial disputesEconomyForeign aidGovernment and politicsUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingWar and unrestEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyInternational tradeInternational relationsEventsFinancial servicesIndustriesPalestinian territoriesWest BankEgyptIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a252ef2d2f1142e38be1c78685718138Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:12:24 GMTNobel laureates appeal to South Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6268c8dc63fc4d709e7907ccd18fd402JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A group of Nobel peace laureates is appealing to South Africa to grant a visa to the Dalai Lama, who abandoned an attempt to get permission to travel to Cape Town next month.iGeneral newsNobel PrizesBuddhismEventsReligionSocial affairsSouth AfricaAfricaCape TownTibetSouthern AfricaChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6268c8dc63fc4d709e7907ccd18fd402Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:12:52 GMTDirty water raising health risk in flooded Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39d9dd80ca754b448e86aaece35d0668SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The floodwaters are finally receding in much of Kashmir, but health experts worry a crisis could be looming with countless bloated livestock floating across the waterlogged region and hundreds of thousands of people living in temporary shelters.AIJAZ HUSSAINKATY DAIGLEiGeneral newsFloodsDisaster planning and responseAccidents and disastersHealthSearch and rescue effortsAnimal healthDiseases and conditionsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessIndiaNew DelhiKashmirPakistanSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39d9dd80ca754b448e86aaece35d0668Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:33:58 GMTPope to focus on grandparents after newlywedshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efceb45cd17240e787c09bbb8d595b59VATICAN CITY (AP) — First, Pope Francis married 20 couples to highlight the role of families as the heart of the Catholic Church. Next up is a special Mass for grandparents.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsVatican CityWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/efceb45cd17240e787c09bbb8d595b59Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:02:35 GMTMedical charity: Time running out to stop Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dbe337b5344446a91824cf58697c233DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — International efforts to stop the accelerating spread of Ebola in West Africa were ramping up Tuesday, but a medical charity warned that the response is still dangerously behind and time is running out to act.SARAH DiLORENZOiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthWest AfricaSenegalLiberiaGuineaSierra LeoneUnited StatesAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dbe337b5344446a91824cf58697c233Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:35:26 GMTWorld stocks sag ahead of Fed meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31842290fe4b49c3b5c46498d37a6bdfTOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday as jittery investors played it safe ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting and the referendum on Scotland's independence on Thursday.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsUnited KingdomScotlandJapanEast AsiaWestern EuropeEuropeAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31842290fe4b49c3b5c46498d37a6bdfTue, 16 Sep 2014 08:44:13 GMTCompromise made in tax hike for Pascagoulahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2414befe3814f5dacf1dbc9d6826349PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The Pascagoula City Council and Pascagoula School District have reached a compromise on a property tax hike and the city approved its $62 million budget for 2015 -- just three hours before the midnight deadline.aGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessMississippiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e2414befe3814f5dacf1dbc9d6826349Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:19:08 GMTChina to send Ebola lab team to Sierra Leonehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc01ae3e1c9e4969b87199c5a5facb62DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization says China is sending a laboratory team to Sierra Leone to help fight the Ebola outbreak, as international efforts to stop the dreaded disease ramp up.iGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSenegalWest AfricaSierra LeoneChinaAfricaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fc01ae3e1c9e4969b87199c5a5facb62Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:36:46 GMTSenate Dems spent $14M in August to keep majorityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27b1d608b6a14d1590b73cf19faa8e45WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats' campaign arm, defending a narrow majority heading into November's elections, spent more than $14 million last month, committee aides said Tuesday.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical organizationsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/27b1d608b6a14d1590b73cf19faa8e45Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:15:16 GMTTurkey mulls 'buffer zone' against Jihadist grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bd4fde9dff54a2f99b0314dab07de06ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Turkey's military is working on plans to establish a "buffer zone" against Islamic militants, on the country's borders with Iraq and Syria, Turkish media reports said Tuesday.iGeneral newsIslamGovernment and politicsReligionSocial affairsTurkeyMiddle EastQatarWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7bd4fde9dff54a2f99b0314dab07de06Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:15:10 GMT10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdda65d8652846409d95dc07683f7df4Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fdda65d8652846409d95dc07683f7df4Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:53:59 GMTRussian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee3e1030cbcd42748087364c039a55d6MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's currency dropped to an all-time low against the dollar on Tuesday as investors fret about long-term economic damage from Western sanctions.NATALIYA VASILYEVAiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsForeign policyGovernment policyGovernment and politicsInternational relationsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeInternational tradeRussiaMoscowEuropeUnited StatesEastern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee3e1030cbcd42748087364c039a55d6Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:45:56 GMTUkraine, Scotland dent German investor optimismhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b5ba5b052264e7da0f7f7852cbbcf94FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A key measure of German investor optimism fell in September for the ninth month in a row, dragged down by worries over the crisis in Ukraine, economic stagnation in Europe and the upcoming independence referendum in Scotland.DAVID McHUGHiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyScotlandGermanyEuropeUkraineUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b5ba5b052264e7da0f7f7852cbbcf94Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:19:31 GMTChinese president to launch port city in Sri Lankahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e5ab20b3791475c83614d5780e8969aCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Sri Lanka, where he will help launch a new port city project funded by his government.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsChinaSri LankaSouth AsiaColomboGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e5ab20b3791475c83614d5780e8969aTue, 16 Sep 2014 10:56:13 GMT1 Polish soldier killed, 2 wounded in Afghanistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbabe5597bd342b094bf97ab373f2a37WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish military spokesman says one Polish soldier has been killed and two others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan.iGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestWar casualtiesTerrorismPolandAfghanistanKabulEastern EuropeEuropeCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbabe5597bd342b094bf97ab373f2a37Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:35:56 GMTFIFA audit panel member stood down from dutyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3690888320214022b88534bed25277fcZURICH (AP) — A member of FIFA's financial monitoring panel has been stood down from duty while implicated in financial corruption.sSportsMen's soccerSports governanceProfessional soccerInternational soccerCorruption in sportsCriminal investigations2014 FIFA World CupSoccerMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessMen's sportsLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeFIFA World CupEventsCayman IslandsCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3690888320214022b88534bed25277fcTue, 16 Sep 2014 08:25:57 GMTIraq officials: Premier has chosen final ministershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/742bd51d36974c3483f9b20f169adb71BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers say the country's prime minister has made his decision on the remaining posts in his Cabinet, including the critical positions of interior minister and defense minister.Associated PressiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/742bd51d36974c3483f9b20f169adb71Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:57:20 GMT2nd conductor resigns from Vienna State Operahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eba5c7d9626f44debe9162dc5f4927feVIENNA (AP) — The Vienna State Opera has lost its second star conductor in less than two weeks.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentPerforming artsViennaAustriaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eba5c7d9626f44debe9162dc5f4927feTue, 16 Sep 2014 09:18:55 GMTDutch to present less austere budget for 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d578cbc9d0214dd7bffeb7bf7c3b0707AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch government is presenting a budget for 2015 that for the first time in years will be focused less on 'austerity' and more on security in light of international conflicts.TOBY STERLINGiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsNetherlandsWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d578cbc9d0214dd7bffeb7bf7c3b0707Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:47:43 GMTUkraine parliament ratifies EU pacthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/906723cae05b454b8f52ef4b7d011480DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestLegislatureRebellions and uprisingsUkraineCrimeaDonetskEuropeRussiaEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/906723cae05b454b8f52ef4b7d011480Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:46:16 GMTIraq officials: Premier has selected final Cabinet ministers, including defense and interiorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e960e4c76cf4569b9bb1b0d2663b1edBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq officials: Premier has selected final Cabinet ministers, including defense and interior.iGeneral newsCabinet appointments and nominationsCabinetsGovernment and politicsGovernment appointments and nominationsIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e960e4c76cf4569b9bb1b0d2663b1edTue, 16 Sep 2014 10:52:18 GMTAlibaba investors beware: History not on your sidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4e4102f70704874ab6df1f5afc65d32WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is about to launch what may prove the biggest initial public stock offering ever. Yet anyone who expects to get rich from buying into China's high-growth story will be betting against history.PAUL WISEMANMARCY GORDONwBusinessGeneral newsCorporate crimeEconomyGovernment regulationsLeading economic indicatorsCorporate newsCrimeCorporate governanceFraud and false statementsCorporate stockProfessional servicesIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsChinaBeijingHong KongUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4e4102f70704874ab6df1f5afc65d32Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:02:26 GMTAfghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troopshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9f0edb2d2494e7a8dddb317d0f322f8KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said.JASON STRAZIUSOiGeneral newsWar and unrestEmbassiesGovernment and politicsInternational relationsTerrorismAfghanistanKabulCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a9f0edb2d2494e7a8dddb317d0f322f8Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:29:10 GMT2 killed in pileup on mist-shrouded Dutch roadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea7cbae9244d4cc2ac346659c7ce7fc5THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Emergency services say two people have been killed and an unknown number injured in a pileup at least 150 cars and trucks on a Dutch highway shrouded in thick mist.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNetherlandsWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea7cbae9244d4cc2ac346659c7ce7fc5Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:08:31 GMTChina rig finds gas after Vietnam sea standoffhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4191e75b4cf4e5f9c8ce4e7ea72745bBEIJING (AP) — The Chinese exploration rig at the center of a tense maritime standoff with Vietnam earlier this year has made its first deep sea gas discovery in the politically volatile South China Sea, state media announced Tuesday.IAN MADERiBusinessGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestEnergy industryIndustriesChinaVietnamBeijingEast AsiaSouth China SeaSoutheast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d4191e75b4cf4e5f9c8ce4e7ea72745bTue, 16 Sep 2014 10:40:05 GMTUkraine passes bills on eastern autonomyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51c194a3c3d74fcc9cf3bcd6f3431546DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament has passed two bills on granting greater autonomy to the rebellious regions in the east as well as amnesty for most of those involved in the fighting that gripped the region since April.iGeneral newsLegislatureLegislationGovernment and politicsUkraineDonetskEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/51c194a3c3d74fcc9cf3bcd6f3431546Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:04:01 GMTVikings bring back Peterson despite abuse chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d8f856d5cee4f0386cadc70ebfb4d47EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson was back at Minnesota Vikings headquarters on Monday, and the first thing fullback Jerome Felton did when he saw his star running back was give him a high-five.JON KRAWCZYNSKIaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsSports sponsorshipCelebritySports governanceCrimeViolent crimeSports businessProfessional footballFootballEntertainmentArts and entertainmentCrimes against childrenMinnesotaTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d8f856d5cee4f0386cadc70ebfb4d47Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:49:06 GMTSides in Scottish referendum make final pushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cdd7c31b4414ed697290a9a6b14ab4fEDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — The two sides in Scotland's independence debate scrambled Tuesday to convert undecided voters, with just two days to go until a referendum on separation.JILL LAWLESSiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomScotlandEdinburghWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7cdd7c31b4414ed697290a9a6b14ab4fTue, 16 Sep 2014 10:58:40 GMTShots fired in Danish courthouse; 1 deadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fda317d4a7c4a3dbe277b480e46e129COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A gunman opened fire Tuesday at a court building in Copenhagen, killing one man and seriously wounding another, authorities said.JAN M. OLSENiGeneral newsViolent crimeCourtsCrimeJudiciaryGovernment and politicsDenmarkCopenhagenWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2fda317d4a7c4a3dbe277b480e46e129Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:16:46 GMTEagles make right calls in 30-27 win over Coltshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1031ab970387443c864e055c68287c62INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Philadelphia made all the right calls Monday night.MICHAEL MAROTsSportsProfessional footballFootballhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1031ab970387443c864e055c68287c62Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:17:00 GMTSyrian aircraft crashes in city held by IS grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4189ecc54b9a4506ae056f9d3d0c4579BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian military aircraft crashed into the de facto capital of the Islamic State group on Tuesday, killing at least eight people, as thousands of residents fled to nearby villages in anticipation of expected U.S. airstrikes against the militants, activists said.DIAA HADIDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestPolitical activismPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsSyriaMiddle EastUnited StatesIraqNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4189ecc54b9a4506ae056f9d3d0c4579Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:35:54 GMTKurds in Europe take up arms against IS grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b166a5c223e349dd8569cf7c66def8b4KOEGE, Denmark (AP) — Shaho Pirani says he's just a phone call away from leaving his quiet life in Denmark and joining Kurdish forces battling against Islamic State militants in Iraq.JAN M. OLSENKARL RITTERiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestWar crimesGun politicsGovernment and politicsInternational lawLocal governmentsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessInternational relationsUnited KingdomEuropeTurkeyDenmarkGermanyIranMiddle EastSwedenIraqWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b166a5c223e349dd8569cf7c66def8b4Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:47:23 GMTDrops in food, gas prices push UK inflation downhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ad1b56777e74804b4bc4afcea18ab56LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in the U.K. eased further below the Bank of England's target in August following falls in food and fuel prices.iBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ad1b56777e74804b4bc4afcea18ab56Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:21:56 GMTStagnant floodwater raising health risk in Kashmirhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0984e825dbcf4a08a80207a8e93c492aSRINAGAR, India (AP) — Health workers were scrambling Tuesday to manage a mounting health crisis nearly two weeks after massive flooding engulfed much of Kashmir, where they are treating cases of diarrhea, skin allergies and fungus as they hope the stagnant waters do not create conditions for more serious disease outbreaks.AIJAZ HUSSAINKATY DAIGLEiGeneral newsDisaster planning and responseFloodsAccidents and disastersSearch and rescue effortsHealthDiseases and conditionsAgricultureIndustriesBusinessIndiaNew DelhiPakistanKashmirSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0984e825dbcf4a08a80207a8e93c492aTue, 16 Sep 2014 10:15:54 GMTEconomy at heart of confidence vote for French PMhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a13fdfae79624a46a2c0843eb070aa51PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister faces a confidence vote in a parliament increasingly frustrated with unpopular President Francois Hollande's handling of the economy — including dissidents within his Socialist Party.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsLegislatureEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a13fdfae79624a46a2c0843eb070aa51Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:25:31 GMTMilitants attack Pakistani post near Afghan borderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5449e7564c0843e48bdc165827d192b6ISLAMABAD (AP) — A group of militants attacked a Pakistan army post from neighboring Afghanistan Tuesday morning, sparking a shootout that left 11 insurgents and three soldiers killed, the military said, as government warplanes killed 20 local militants elsewhere in the northwest.MUNIR AHMEDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsPakistanAfghanistanIslamabadSouth AsiaAsiaCentral Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5449e7564c0843e48bdc165827d192b6Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:44:45 GMTWeakening Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfa6a7f983534dc199fa57d686932aa9CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — A weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushed up Mexico's Baja California Peninsula early Tuesday, dumping heavy rains that could bring dangerous flash floods and mudslides but also a potential boon to the drought-stricken region.ALBA MORA ROCAiGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherHurricane Odile 2014StormsFloodsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersEventsAccidentsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfa6a7f983534dc199fa57d686932aa9Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:01:04 GMTPhilippine volcano spews lava; thousands evacuatedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67889a3a71ad421f9d72d9e252a48457MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano has belched out huge lava fragments that rolled about a kilometer (half a mile) down its slope, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of villagers, officials said Tuesday.TERESA CEROJANOiGeneral newsScienceEvacuationsVolcanoesMunicipal governmentsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67889a3a71ad421f9d72d9e252a48457Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:05:51 GMTDanish police: shots fired inside court building in Copenhagen; 1 killed, 1 woundedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ba29f2a1f4e41b5a1be56d0651d821cCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police: shots fired inside court building in Copenhagen; 1 killed, 1 wounded.iGeneral newsDenmarkCopenhagenWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8ba29f2a1f4e41b5a1be56d0651d821cTue, 16 Sep 2014 09:32:09 GMTAllergan agrees to move forward with meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cf02786740f4480a97a3587c4891b72NEW YORK (AP) — Allergan and Pershing Square have agreed on at least one step toward settling a fight over the makeup of the Botox-maker's board.fBusinessHealth care industryIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4cf02786740f4480a97a3587c4891b72Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:18:26 GMT