FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 21 Sep 2014 13:07:55 -0700Authorities: Islamic State group an online threat YORK (AP) — The latest issue of the digital magazine "Dabiq" features glossy photos of smiling militants from the Islamic State group, mutilated bodies on the battlefield and articles with titles such as, "There is No Life Without Jihad" and "Foley's Blood is on Obama's Hands."TOM HAYSaGeneral newsWar and unrestBomb threatsUnited StatesNew YorkRochesterSyriaMiddle EastNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 18:58:22 GMTPope in Albania urges Muslims to condemn extremism, Albania (AP) — Pope Francis called Sunday for Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who "pervert" religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held up the Balkan nation as a model for interfaith harmony for the rest of the world.LLAZAR SEMININICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsReligious strifeChristianityReligionInterfaith familiesWar and unrestRadicalismSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesFamily issuesGovernment and politicsAlbaniaEuropeTiranaEastern Europe, 21 Sep 2014 17:19:11 GMTBombings, mortar fire kill 13 people in Iraq (AP) — Bombs and mortar fire killed 13 people in Shiite areas in and around Baghdad on Sunday, as Iraqi security forces said they succeeded in breaking a siege on soldiers who had been surrounded by Islamic State militants west of Baghdad.SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsBombingsBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 21 Sep 2014 19:06:04 GMTUN General Assembly to focus on war on extremists YORK (AP) — A brutal terrorist organization that calls itself a state but lacks recognition from any government will take center stage when more than 140 heads of state and government convene for the annual ministerial meeting of the U.N. General Assembly this week.ZEINA KARAMaGeneral newsTerrorismDiplomacyMilitant groupsUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingWar and unrestCivil warsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsEventsSyriaUnited StatesIranBaghdadMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaIraqNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 18:16:02 GMTWith Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know YORK (AP) — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history:KEN SWEEThtBusinessTechnologyCorporate stockCorporate newsChinaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:19:18 GMTNYPD: 1 officer killed, 8 hurt in van crash YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says a 25-year-old officer was killed and either others hurt when the van they were in crashed into a concrete barrier.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationBronxNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 18:35:28 GMTScotland's leader: Voters 'tricked' in referendum (AP) — The debate over Scotland's future fizzled amid a bitter war of words Sunday, with the Scottish leader claiming his countrymen were "tricked" into rejecting independence in a referendum and Britain's three main political parties bickering over how to take political reform forward.SYLVIA HUIiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsReferendumsElectionsUnited KingdomScotlandWalesEnglandLondonEdinburghWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 16:59:44 GMTKenya marks 1 year since Westgate mall attack, Kenya (AP) — Relatives of the dead, survivors and shop owners converged outside Nairobi's Westgate Mall on Sunday, lighting candles and laying flowers in memory of those killed a year ago when gunmen stormed the upscale mall.TOM ODULAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestKenyaNairobiSomaliaEast AfricaAfrica, 21 Sep 2014 17:37:59 GMTMore than a dozen dead horses found in barn FOREST, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a special unit that responds to animal abuse will handle a case involving more than a dozen dead and malnourished horses found in a Colorado barn.aGeneral newsAnimal crueltyCrimeColoradoColorado SpringsUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 16:14:08 GMTWoman gives birth on California freeway shoulder, Calif. (AP) — Marine Corps veteran Bolivar Vilchez was terrified as he helped his wife deliver their daughter on the side of a Southern California freeway.aGeneral newsCaliforniaSanta AnaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 18:42:44 GMTThousands march in Moscow against Ukraine fighting (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched through central Moscow on Sunday to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia's alleged complicity in the conflict.NATALIYA VASILYEVAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestProtests and demonstrationsCease firesNationalismPolitical and civil unrestUkraineMoscowRussiaDonetskEastern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 18:27:05 GMTChina, US, India push world carbon emissions up (AP) — Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gases.SETH BORENSTEINwBusinessScienceEnvironmental concernsAir qualityEnvironmentEnvironment and natureAtmospheric scienceEarth scienceClimateChinaIndiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaSouth AsiaNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:16:16 GMTNew Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret, Afghanistan (AP) — Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan's election commission named a new president on Sunday only hours after the two leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that names one of them as the country's new chief executive.JASON STRAZIUSORAHIM FAIEZiGeneral newsInternational agreementsCabinetsGovernment and politicsRun-off electionsVotingElectionsInternational relationsAfghanistanKabulUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:02:55 GMTLions stuff Packers 19-7 (AP) — Don Carey returned a fumble 40 yards for a touchdown, and Detroit's defensive front smothered Green Bay on Sunday, leading the Lions to a 19-7 victory over Aaron Rodgers and the Packers.NOAH TRISTERsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 19:59:15 GMTPolice say rifle carried by ambush suspect found, Pa. (AP) — Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a Pennsylvania state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the weapons he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail.KATHY MATHESONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 19:58:29 GMTWhite House intruder identified as Army veteran (AP) — The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday.LOLITA C. BALDORJOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsArrestsVeteransLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeDistrict of ColumbiaIraqUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle East, 21 Sep 2014 18:38:53 GMTYemen state media: prime minister resigns, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni state media announced the resignation of the country's prime minister Sunday but the president's office denied that it had received any such request, deepening a sense of uncertainty in the country following days of violence that have left more than 140 people dead and sent thousands fleeing their homes.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsPolitical resignationsWar and unrestDiplomacyMilitary facilitiesNational governmentsGovernment and politicsMediaInternational relationsMilitary and defenseYemenSanaaMiddle East, 21 Sep 2014 17:09:07 GMTUS gas prices fall, extending summer decline, Calif. (AP) — A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.37, bringing the decline to 34 cents over the last 13 weeks.fBusinessEnergy industryIndustriesConsumer products and servicesCamarilloCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 18:33:27 GMTFormer Titans kicker Bironas killed in car crash, Tenn. (AP) — Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL's most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36.sSportsSocial mediaAccidentsFootballAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationProfessional footballOnline mediaMediaMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 16:15:14 GMTSyria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000 KENDIRCILER, Turkey (AP) — The 19-year-old Kurdish militant, who has been fighting the Islamic State group in Syria, brought his family across the border into Turkey to safety Sunday. But in the tranquility of a Turkish tea garden just miles from the frontier, Dalil Boras vowed to head back after nightfall to continue the fight.DESMOND BUTLERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesMilitant groupsHuman rights and civil libertiesWar and unrestAccidents and disastersFloodsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsTurkeyUnited KingdomSyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 19:50:34 GMTStudy: Apple's new iPhones score big in durability YORK (AP) — Apple's new and bigger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are more durable than last year's model and a leading Android phone, a study says.ANNE D'INNOCENZIOhtTechnologyMobile phonesTelecommunicationsIndustriesBusinessConsumer products and servicesConsumer electronics, 21 Sep 2014 19:01:20 GMTShip saves 55 migrants off Libya; several die (AP) — The Italian coast guard says a cargo ship has rescued at least 55 migrants from Libyan waters after their rubber dinghy capsized. They say several bodies were spotted in the sea and up to 30 people might be missing.iGeneral newsItalyLibyaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AfricaAfrica, 21 Sep 2014 17:47:51 GMTAlabama's play ranged from great to awful in win, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's numbers were a mish-mash of the awfully pretty and pretty awful: four turnovers, 11 penalties, 645 yards — and one more win.JOHN ZENORsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballAlabamaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 19:01:10 GMTWestern Mexico state reports new mine spill, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in northern Mexico have issued a new alert of a river spill from a copper mine operated by Grupo Mexico, the state director of civil protection said Sunday.iBusinessGeneral newsRivers and streamsProduction facilitiesEnvironment and natureCorporate newsWater environmentEnvironmentEnvironmental concernsMaterials industryIndustriesMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 21 Sep 2014 19:53:53 GMTJudge: Man in 9/11 airport hoax should be freed CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of creating a hoax that closed down a busy terminal at Kansas City International Airport on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks might go free without ever standing trial, after a federal judge recommended the court allow the mentally ill man to be released.BILL DRAPERaGeneral newsNational courtsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryMissouriKansas CityUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 16:49:42 GMTThousands fill NYC streets for climate march YORK (AP) — Demonstrators are making their way through Manhattan's streets as part of a series of global marches over climate change.aGeneral newsClimateEnvironment and natureNew York CityNew YorkManhattanUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 16:23:09 GMTUAW workers to vote on proposed Lear Corp contract, Ind. (AP) — Workers at a northwestern Indiana Lear Corp. plant that makes automotive seats are preparing to vote on a tentative agreement that ended a one-day strike.fBusinessProduction facilitiesStrikesCorporate newsGeneral newsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:26:23 GMTSyria blasts coalition against Islamic State, Syria (AP) — Syria's parliament speaker said Sunday that the U.S. should work with Damascus to battle the Islamic State extremist group rather than allying with nations which he accused of supporting terrorism.ALBERT AJIiGeneral newsWar and unrestRebellions and uprisingsTerrorismChemical weaponsGovernment and politicsWeapons of mass destructionSyriaDamascusMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 19:00:42 GMTUS Secretary of State Kerry meets Iran's Zarif NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif for talks expected to focus on the prospects of reaching an agreement on reducing Tehran's atomic activities in exchange for an end to nuclear-related sanctions on the Tehran.Associated PressiGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsIranMiddle East, 21 Sep 2014 18:50:30 GMTHamilton wins in Singapore, takes F1 title lead (AP) — For Nico Rosberg, early retirement from the Singapore Grand Prix was painful. Seeing his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton win the race and snatch back the championship lead was agonizing.CHRIS LINESsSportsAutomobilesFormula OneAutomobile racingProducts and servicesCorporate newsBusinessLifestyleSingaporeSoutheast AsiaAsia, 21 Sep 2014 16:53:54 GMT9 days in, no contact with trooper slaying suspect, Pa. (AP) — Nine days after a gunman opened fire in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities have had no contact with the suspect they describe as a self-taught survivalist despite an intensive search that shut down the heavily wooded community where he lived with his parents.KATHY MATHESONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrime, 21 Sep 2014 16:52:30 GMT32 structures destroyed in California wildfire FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly three-dozen structures were destroyed in a massive Northern California wildfire that continues to spread more than a week after it started, officials said Sunday.TERRY COLLINSaGeneral newsProperty damageAccidents and disastersFiresNatural disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 19:32:23 GMTSouthwest flight makes emergency landing at LAX ANGELES (AP) — A Southwest Airlines flight from Sacramento, California, had to make an emergency landing in Los Angeles Saturday after its wing flaps malfunctioned.Associated PressaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 19:27:27 GMTEx-stepson: White House intruder meant no harm (AP) — The former stepson of a man accused of sneaking into the White House says the Iraq war veteran owns "plenty of firepower" that he could have brought with him if he meant any harm.LOLITA C. BALDORJOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsVeteransParentingRelationshipsLifestyleArrestsGun politicsLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimePolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaIraqMiddle East, 21 Sep 2014 19:26:48 GMTYemen government signs peace deal with Shiites, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni government officials and Shiite rebels signed a peace agreement on Sunday following days of violence that have left more than 140 people dead and sent thousands fleeing their homes, state media said, giving no details on the content of the agreement.AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsDiplomacyInternational agreementsPolitical resignationsWar and unrestMilitary facilitiesGovernment and politicsInternational relationsMilitary and defenseYemenSanaaMiddle East, 21 Sep 2014 18:54:35 GMTGoffin wins 2nd career title at Moselle Open, France (AP) — Eighth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium served 10 aces and saved all four break points he faced to claim his second career title with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Joao Sousa of Portugal in the Moselle Open final on Sunday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 17:34:22 GMT2 al-Shabab suspects arrested in Frankfurt (AP) — German authorities have arrested two suspected members of the Somali-based extremist group al-Shabab after they landed at Frankfurt airport Saturday.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeGermanyFrankfurtEast AfricaWestern EuropeEuropeAfrica, 21 Sep 2014 16:04:41 GMTLuiten hangs on to win Wales Open by 1 shot, Wales (AP) — Joost Luiten overcame a shaky start to shoot a level-par 71 and hang on for a one-shot victory at the Wales Open on Sunday.sSportsRyder CupMen's sportsMen's golfGolfEventsWalesEuropeUnited KingdomWestern Europe, 21 Sep 2014 17:33:10 GMTPolice: 4 kids killed in crash weren't restrained, Pa. (AP) — Four children killed in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania were not in booster seats or wearing seatbelts when the car in which they were traveling caused a high-speed, four-car crash, police said Sunday.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:19:10 GMTSierra Leone reaches final day of Ebola lockdown, Sierra Leone (AP) — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designed to combat the deadly Ebola disease, volunteers said.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYROBBIE COREY-BOULETiGeneral newsHealthPoisoningVolunteerismDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesSocial affairsSierra LeoneWest AfricaFreetownGuineaLiberiaAfrica, 21 Sep 2014 17:54:40 GMT'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M YORK (AP) — The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.JAKE COYLEaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainment, 21 Sep 2014 17:47:30 GMTArab states lag in media war against extremists, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As the Islamic State group battles across Syria and Iraq, pushing back larger armies and ruling over entire cities, it is also waging an increasingly sophisticated media campaign that has rallied disenfranchised youth and outpaced the sluggish efforts of Arab governments to stem its appeal.AYA BATRAWYiGeneral newsSocial mediaOnline mediaMilitant groupsWar and unrestDiplomacyGovernment and politicsTerrorismMediaHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsReligious issuesReligionInternational relationsDubaiEgyptSyriaMiddle EastSaudi ArabiaUnited StatesIraqUnited Arab EmiratesNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 15:52:47 GMTNo. 4 Oklahoma thrives in test at West Virginia, W.Va. (AP) — Playing a long stretch of games away from home doesn't stir great concern for Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops and his players.JOHN RABYsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballOklahomaWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 18:23:54 GMTStrasburg leads Nats to 4-game sweep of Marlins (AP) — Stephen Strasburg pitched seven strong innings to help lead the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday, completing a four-game sweep.CHRISTOPHER STOCKsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sports, 21 Sep 2014 19:52:08 GMTClementi family become advocates after suicide BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Tyler Clementi's family could have stayed silent after he killed himself.SEAN CARLINaGeneral newsGays and lesbiansSuicidesSuicide preventionHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsMental healthHealthNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 19:36:12 GMTWinston returns, Florida State believes it's No. 1, Fla. (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston is back.KAREEM COPELANDsSportsCollege footballFootballCollege sportsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:52:36 GMTUS general: Arab nations need to help in Iraq, Croatia (AP) — The U.S.-led military campaign plan to retake Iraqi territory held by the Islamic State group calls for attacking the extremists from several directions simultaneously, and its success depends on getting more Arab help, the top American military officer said Sunday.ROBERT BURNSiGovernment and politicsWar and unrestArmed forcesGeneral newsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesIraqBaghdadSyriaCroatiaMiddle EastNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 15:43:53 GMTSome California wells run dry amid drought PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of domestic wells in California's drought-parched Central Valley farming region have run dry, leaving many residents to rely on donated bottles of drinking water to get by.SCOTT SMITHaGeneral newsRivers and streamsBeveragesFood and drinkLifestyleEnvironment and natureCaliforniaPortervilleUnited StatesNorth America, 21 Sep 2014 17:26:12 GMTFrance's Sarkozy makes comeback TV appearance (AP) — Nicolas Sarkozy says he's learned a few things about himself in the two-and-a-half years since his bitter defeat in France's 2012 presidential elections.GREG KELLERiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 19:58:20 GMTThousands march in NYC, around globe over climate YORK (AP) — Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities around the world on Sunday to urge policy makers to take action on climate change.VERENA DOBNIKMICHAEL SISAKaGeneral newsEnvironmental policyClimateMunicipal governmentsNatural disastersEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsAccidents and disastersAustraliaNew York CityNew YorkLondonManhattanOceaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaEnglandUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 21 Sep 2014 18:15:47 GMT