FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:05:16 -0700FBI investigating reports of attacks on US bankshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/176d9b7760a64047897a8cbe77ccf701NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCriminal investigationsFinancial servicesLaw and orderCrimeIndustriesUnited StatesNew York CityRussiaNorth AmericaNew YorkEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/176d9b7760a64047897a8cbe77ccf701Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:57:52 GMTUSC's Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescuehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7087c42dc52047a1812608afbac219c0LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.GREG BEACHAMaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballAthlete injuriesCollege sportsFootballEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationAthlete healthLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7087c42dc52047a1812608afbac219c0Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:56:08 GMTPhiladelphia honors Little League team with paradehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5aee0ec9ea049eda1c511bdc5d80b68PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Howard, meet Mo'ne Davis.SEAN CARLINsSportsParadesRecreation and leisureLifestylePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5aee0ec9ea049eda1c511bdc5d80b68Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:17:54 GMTCourt overturns convictions in Amish hair attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8a698576be54796a7efc9d4371a22a9CINCINNATI (AP) — Personal conflict, not religion, was the driving motive behind beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish, an appeals court panel ruled Wednesday in overturning the hate-crime convictions of 16 men and women.AMANDA LEE MYERSaGeneral newsReligious strifeHate crimesLegal proceedingsReligionCrimeChristianitySocial affairsLaw and orderReligious issuesSocial issuesLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d8a698576be54796a7efc9d4371a22a9Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:42:18 GMTHackerspaces help techies turn ideas into realityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/566abf3440284f5789ef464c6d1090f0MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape.EMAUN KASHFIhtBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessTechnologyNuclear physicsPhysicsScienceMesaNew York CityArizonaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/566abf3440284f5789ef464c6d1090f0Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:28:24 GMTPolice: Diplomat accused of beating; no chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65aaca1a32764980b7b552909aa8c82fWASHINGTON (AP) — The ambassador of Equatorial Guinea is suspected of beating his daughter with a wooden chair leg but won't be arrested because he has diplomatic immunity, police said Wednesday.BRETT ZONGKERwGeneral newsDiplomacyEmbassiesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeVirginiaEquatorial GuineaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65aaca1a32764980b7b552909aa8c82fThu, 28 Aug 2014 01:06:18 GMTUS OPEN SCENE: For Wozniacki, to hair is humanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6904fc9717f4541897f90636d2a9d6aNEW YORK (AP) — Blame it on the hair.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a6904fc9717f4541897f90636d2a9d6aThu, 28 Aug 2014 01:07:15 GMTPediatric nurse charged with molesting 2-month-oldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2b6a17961dd4b1b8948c579d5c9c529SAN DIEGO (AP) — A pediatric nurse in Southern California has been charged with molesting his 2-month-old foster child, and investigators are asking for the public's help to find other possible victims.aGeneral newsCrimeCrimes against childrenSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2b6a17961dd4b1b8948c579d5c9c529Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:00:16 GMTFeds allow logging after huge California wildfirehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea8d4dae84034088b911052d83eead10FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Forest Service officials say they tried to balance competing interests in a plan released Wednesday that allows loggers to remove trees killed in a massive central California wildfire last year, but environmentalists called it a travesty and threaten to sue.SCOTT SMITHaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsScienceSmall businessEnvironmentEnvironmental conservation and preservationFiresOwlsTreesAccidents and disastersForestsNatural disastersEnvironmental activismMaterials industryIndustriesEnvironment and natureBirdsAnimalsPlantsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ea8d4dae84034088b911052d83eead10Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:27:44 GMTCowabunga! Storm sends big waves to Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4434df0a608e4d20bb31db04fd540e44NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town while drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning, 20-foot waves as crowds of spectators lined the shore.GILLIAN FLACCUSaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsCoastlines and beachesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaLos AngelesPacific OceanUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4434df0a608e4d20bb31db04fd540e44Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:34:06 GMTWilliam Greaves, TV host and filmmaker, dead at 87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f710a25781fb4a649f7ebd4d965163c6NEW YORK (AP) — William Greaves, the Emmy-award winning co-host and executive producer of a groundbreaking television news program and a prolific filmmaker whose subjects ranged from Muhammad Ali to the Harlem Renaissance to the black middle class, has died at age 87.HILLEL ITALIEeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentAfrican-AmericansMoviesDocumentariesTV newsBoxingMen's boxingObituariesCelebrityNews mediaMediaTelevisionSportsMen's sportsPerforming artsUnited StatesNew York CityManhattanNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f710a25781fb4a649f7ebd4d965163c6Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:56:29 GMTDiane Sawyer exits as ABC evening anchorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e10dad7d02be4c1fab9218506d765864NEW YORK (AP) — Diane Sawyer signed off as anchor of ABC's "World News" on Wednesday, telling viewers that it has been wonderful to be the "home port" of the network's news team each weeknight.DAVID BAUDEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e10dad7d02be4c1fab9218506d765864Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:54:03 GMTUS checking report of 2nd American killed in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0004332f722545d28e4afef3d77ba35bWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is trying to determine if a second American fighting with the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria.BRADLEY KLAPPERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0004332f722545d28e4afef3d77ba35bThu, 28 Aug 2014 01:12:45 GMTJudge denies restraining order in immigration casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be58e08bac046aeb18cf6abe0d10c1aBROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas denied Wednesday a conservative activist's request for an emergency stay to stop the government from transporting immigrants who entered the country illegally in South Texas to other states or releasing them on their own recognizance.CHRISTOPHER SHERMANaGeneral newsImmigrationState governmentsNational courtsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesBrownsvilleTexasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5be58e08bac046aeb18cf6abe0d10c1aThu, 28 Aug 2014 01:47:17 GMTMan arraigned in wife's death; kids still missinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb239f6fc1bb4c36b210197d4c047719DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man was arraigned Wednesday in the slaying of his estranged wife even as the whereabouts of her two young children remained unclear.COREY WILLIAMSaGeneral newsMissing personsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb239f6fc1bb4c36b210197d4c047719Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:40:46 GMTSloane Stephens upset in US Open 2nd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48d4627c918b40f492ff96a5fd3b2b90NEW YORK (AP) — Once a sure bet to stick around for a while at Grand Slam tournaments, Sloane Stephens suddenly can't even win there.RACHEL COHENsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsTennisEventsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/48d4627c918b40f492ff96a5fd3b2b90Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:06:56 GMT6 dead, 21 missing in landslide in southwest Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39248f3bba7f4959b131488d8d4a0fe1BEIJING (AP) — Six people died and 21 remained missing Thursday after a landslide hit a village in southwestern China, according to Chinese state media.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/39248f3bba7f4959b131488d8d4a0fe1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:31:47 GMTSteve Johnson retires at US Open due to crampinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9ff6181d2534a13bf9de17f9fc4ceb1NEW YORK (AP) — Steve Johnson's hand was cramping so badly he couldn't even hold his racket.RACHEL COHENsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e9ff6181d2534a13bf9de17f9fc4ceb1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:18:21 GMTLow-budget Ryanair launches business-classhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b48ba068cb20496d9424e3f95a00727bDUBLIN (AP) — European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times.SHAWN POGATCHNIKtTravelLifestyleBusiness travelBusinessIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesDublinEuropeIrelandWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b48ba068cb20496d9424e3f95a00727bThu, 28 Aug 2014 01:04:36 GMTValencia homers as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 5-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8866bcebcfe4fcf885a724ed9377642TORONTO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Danny Valencia had a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Boston Red Sox 5-2 Wednesday night.IAN HARRISONsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballAthlete healthMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8866bcebcfe4fcf885a724ed9377642Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:05:16 GMTSmyly leads Rays over Orioles 3-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b6a34a8b3164878a35035b304db13c8BALTIMORE (AP) — Drew Smyly allowed two hits over seven innings in his second straight overpowering performance, and the Tampa Bay Rays jumped to an early lead against rookie Kevin Gausman in a 3-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b6a34a8b3164878a35035b304db13c8Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:03:36 GMTShooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over gunshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c104ee4a0ec429e8871a62dbedd1118PHOENIX (AP) — The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun.JACQUES BILLEAUDGENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsGun politicsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c104ee4a0ec429e8871a62dbedd1118Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:14:39 GMTOlivier Giroud out 4 months following leg surgeryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/242f393e7a924f5cb149188d053525a3LONDON (AP) — Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud will be sidelined for about four months after surgery to repair a broken left leg.sSportsMen's soccerSurgical proceduresProfessional soccerSoccerMen's sportsDiagnosis and treatmentHealthUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/242f393e7a924f5cb149188d053525a3Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:58:32 GMTDonaire to meet Walters for WBA featherweight belthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37e544cdf0b8439485c3b7eaaf42baefLOS ANGELES (AP) — Nonito Donaire will fight unbeaten Nicholas Walters for the WBA featherweight title Oct. 18 at the outdoor StubHub Center in Carson, California.GREG BEACHAMsSportsBoxingCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37e544cdf0b8439485c3b7eaaf42baefThu, 28 Aug 2014 00:47:52 GMT10 Things to Know for Thursdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1af7f880599243d09b05a7ed525e701cYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:The Associated PressaGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1af7f880599243d09b05a7ed525e701cThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:50:32 GMTPerry says GOP Congress is key to solving problemshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dbaed38e5b04d099a43351701ffe3e1COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry told South Carolina Republicans on Wednesday that it's important for the GOP to control Congress so they can solve the country's immigration problem and other national issues.JEFFREY COLLINSaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical fundraisingState governmentsLegislatureLegislationImmigrationFootballPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsSocial issuesSocial affairsSportsPolitical organizationsSouth CarolinaColumbiaTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2dbaed38e5b04d099a43351701ffe3e1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:21:17 GMTMaria Sharapova comes through in 3 sets at US Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65e31abedb9c49dfbd1e0e048f2144eeNEW YORK (AP) — A year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having tests on the surgically repaired right shoulder that has troubled her off and on.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsTennisWomen's sportsEventsUnited StatesNew York CityQueensNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/65e31abedb9c49dfbd1e0e048f2144eeThu, 28 Aug 2014 01:57:57 GMTSweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab84450820d64a66a31993074645c236SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Soccer joined the growing legal debate over head injuries Wednesday after FIFA and some of the sport's governing bodies in the United States were made the target of a lawsuit seeking new safety rules.PAUL ELIASaHealthSportsInternational soccerAthlete injuriesAthlete healthLegal proceedingsSports governanceSports medicineProfessional soccerCollege sportsSoccerLaw and orderGeneral newsSan FranciscoUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab84450820d64a66a31993074645c236Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:03:31 GMT10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photoshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e63a033c3ed454ea80474edffc0f53dHere's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.The Associated PressaGeneral newsSportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e63a033c3ed454ea80474edffc0f53dThu, 28 Aug 2014 00:43:15 GMTGirls in Colombian town struck by mystery illnesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeb478b94d494d1c81f332e98c552f32BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer.JOSHUA GOODMANCESAR GARCIAiGeneral newsHealthImmunizationsPublic healthColombiaLatin America and CaribbeanSouth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeb478b94d494d1c81f332e98c552f32Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:54:26 GMTDiane Sawyer exits as ABC's evening news anchorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54748185343b4d259181e57248e72f0dNEW YORK (AP) — Diane Sawyer signed off as anchor of ABC's "World News" on Wednesday, telling viewers that it has been wonderful to be the "home port" of the network's news team each weeknight.DAVID BAUDEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54748185343b4d259181e57248e72f0dThu, 28 Aug 2014 01:50:48 GMTYankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3343d7b46b084a86961ea4395d7a753fDETROIT (AP) — The New York Yankees chased David Price with nine straight hits in an eight-run third inning, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-4 Wednesday night.NOAH TRISTERsSportsAthlete injuriesSports transactionsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsDetroitNew York CityMichiganUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3343d7b46b084a86961ea4395d7a753fThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:53:03 GMTBourbon St. shooting suspect pleads not guiltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c443d3994fd947459b52f5ed6c888981NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Bourbon Street shooting suspect pleaded not guilty Wednesday on two charges related to the June 29 gunfight in the French Quarter that fatally wounded one person and injured nine others.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c443d3994fd947459b52f5ed6c888981Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:09:07 GMTUS OPEN SCENE: You can't win if you can't finishhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9c8f6d1013d41088319bbf6da705b93NEW YORK (AP) — As Croatia's Ivan Dodig knows all too well after his 2014 Grand Slam season, you can't win if you can't finish.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c9c8f6d1013d41088319bbf6da705b93Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:03:51 GMTBaseball Capsuleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25ef74889185405fbd2126c323cc1ecfPITTSBURGH (AP) — Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday.The Associated PresssSportsBaseballMen's sportsProfessional baseballPittsburghSeattlePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaWashingtonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/25ef74889185405fbd2126c323cc1ecfThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:18:21 GMTGrady Sizemore powers Phillies to sweep over Natshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c0fbae59431441eae3dd5276912f3afPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pinch-hitter Grady Sizemore hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the NL East-leading Washington Nationals 8-4 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.ROB MAADDIsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPhiladelphiaNew York CityPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c0fbae59431441eae3dd5276912f3afThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:58:44 GMT2-time Horse of Year Wise Dan to return to raceshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aced6bbdd6a94584bbb9e24323e0a92bSARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan is set to return to the races this weekend at Saratoga, 3 ½ months after having emergency surgery.aGeneral newsSportsHorse racingSaratoga SpringsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aced6bbdd6a94584bbb9e24323e0a92bThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:04:51 GMTPettersen looks for third win in Portlandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cde4888bc5a8491a8d753662b2054cf5PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Defending champion Suzann Pettersen looks to make tournament history as the headliner in the LPGA Portland Classic starting Thursday at Columbia-Edgewater Country Club.NICK DASCHELsSportsWomen's golfGolfLPGA ChampionshipsWomen's sportsSports sponsorshipEventsSports businessPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cde4888bc5a8491a8d753662b2054cf5Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:09:08 GMTSuper PAC changes anti-Shaheen ads after complainthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d84f7d644a114ec18d1b5be146ecb20bWASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative super PAC was forced Wednesday to edit a negative ad against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen after the New Hampshire Democrat's attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot with the broadcaster.PHILIP ELLIOTTwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsTelevisionLegislatureCampaignsPolitical action committeesMediaPolitical fundraisingPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNew HampshireBostonMassachusettsNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d84f7d644a114ec18d1b5be146ecb20bThu, 28 Aug 2014 01:26:55 GMTJudge lets 'X-Men' director's accuser drop lawsuithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73906713dda14f7b8085c52a87a7395aHONOLULU (AP) — A former child model can drop his lawsuit accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii and has the option of refiling it later, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryHawaiiUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73906713dda14f7b8085c52a87a7395aThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:07:55 GMTAlibaba's revenue growth surges in latest quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab614ce644b940f49468d9732d9699cfSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alibaba's quarterly revenue growth is surging again, a development that should help the Chinese e-commerce company sell its shares in what could be one of the world's largest IPOs.MICHAEL LIEDTKEhtBusinessTechnologyCorporate stockCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab614ce644b940f49468d9732d9699cfThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:31:14 GMTVenus Williams returns to US Open's 3rd roundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34a69d5949cb455eb8d677ab41943249NEW YORK (AP) — Two-time U.S. Open champion Venus Williams reached the tournament's third round for the first time since 2010, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 6-1, 6-4 Wednesday night.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34a69d5949cb455eb8d677ab41943249Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:40:36 GMTPilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ead6a0189ed477fbbc559dc09d6f488DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after the flier's F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.ALAN SUDERMANaGeneral newsAccidentsSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersTransportationVirginiaMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ead6a0189ed477fbbc559dc09d6f488Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:20:19 GMTRoyals score 6 runs in 8th to beat Twins 6-1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c61efcd1c5c2416d8da42841ce34c3c1KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c61efcd1c5c2416d8da42841ce34c3c1Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:50:24 GMTHeyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99b3da69251045ffac46fcc9cd2791fdNEW YORK (AP) — Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak.BY CHARLES O'BRIENsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/99b3da69251045ffac46fcc9cd2791fdThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:40:11 GMTBoston suspect's sister charged in NY bomb threathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29a9bf52a71944358222f9318885e725NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested Wednesday on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend.MICHAEL R. SISAKaGeneral newsBomb threatsBoston Marathon bombingCrimeEventsBombingsBostonMassachusettsNew York CityManhattanUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/29a9bf52a71944358222f9318885e725Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:21:29 GMTFinal ruling issued against part of polygamy banhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeacf318a72a4e7c998b00a3a90a3c3aSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Utah has issued a final ruling that strikes down parts of the state's anti-polygamy law in a lawsuit filed by the family that appears on the TV show "Sister Wives."LINDSAY WHITEHURSTaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsUtahUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eeacf318a72a4e7c998b00a3a90a3c3aThu, 28 Aug 2014 00:59:15 GMT5-pound Pomeranian is world's fastest on 2 feethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3201b4e9383a482787723834a6f18a17LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy too.aGeneral newsLifestylePetsDogsMammalsAnimalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3201b4e9383a482787723834a6f18a17Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:35:41 GMTQantas Airways posts $2.6 billion loss for yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ea0e1c271fb4702a922154dd56de4fbSYDNEY (AP) — Qantas Airways Ltd. on Thursday posted a record 2.8 billion Australian dollar ($2.6 billion) statutory loss for the last fiscal year reflecting a profit-draining battle with its smaller rival Virgin Australia and aircraft write downs.iBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ea0e1c271fb4702a922154dd56de4fbThu, 28 Aug 2014 00:30:41 GMTReports: FBI probes JPMorgan hackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09a7ac012639414fb8d7d1b4c3cbedceNEW YORK (AP) — The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyHackingCriminal investigationsTechnology issuesLaw and orderCrimeUnited StatesNew York CityRussiaNorth AmericaNew YorkEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/09a7ac012639414fb8d7d1b4c3cbedceThu, 28 Aug 2014 00:43:27 GMT