FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:04:59 -0800'Dragon Age' tops AP critics' best games of 2014http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3945b4c40a54a7ca58ae48862d78bebThe top 10 video games of 2014, according to Lou Kesten:By LOU KESTEN and DERRIK J. LANGhtArts and entertainmentTechnologyGame consolesInformation technologyIndustriesBusinessConsumer electronicsGamesRecreation and leisureLifestyleMoviesEntertainmentMontrealQuebecCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3945b4c40a54a7ca58ae48862d78bebSat, 20 Dec 2014 20:27:17 GMTKentucky scores first 24 points, beats UCLA 83-42http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85c02ae4d6ae45d8a127eb6deffc84f8CHICAGO (AP) — Devin Booker had 19 points and No. 1 Kentucky scored the game's first 24 points in an 83-42 victory over UCLA on Saturday.By ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsKentuckyIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/85c02ae4d6ae45d8a127eb6deffc84f8Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:52:19 GMTNo. 7 Villanova rallies in 82-77 overtime win over Syracusehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1874686af9d54d81be4b32f6537c7208PHILADELPHIA (AP) — JayVaughn Pinkston had 25 points and 10 rebounds and Darrun Hilliard scored 23 points, keeping No. 7 Villanova undefeated with an 82-77 overtime win over Syracuse on Saturday.By DAN GELSTONsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1874686af9d54d81be4b32f6537c7208Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:19:01 GMTNo. 11 Lady Vols trounce No. 7 Stanford 59-40http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af22d075bdb5456ca5822034d2065785KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ariel Massengale scored 14 of her 18 points in the second half Saturday as No. 10 Tennessee breezed past No. 7 Stanford 59-40 for its fifth consecutive victory.By STEVE MEGARGEEsSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsBasketballWomen's basketballCollege sportsTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/af22d075bdb5456ca5822034d2065785Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:29:03 GMTIce buckets, breaking the Internet: A year in pop culturehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f16a5d1677b844529844d2677725417fJust for fun, let's try to picture the year in pop culture, all in one image.By JOCELYN NOVECKhtArts and entertainmentSocial mediaCelebrityCulturesMusicConsumer electronicsOnline mediaMediaEntertainmentFashion designSocial affairsMobile phonesTechnologyItalyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f16a5d1677b844529844d2677725417fSat, 20 Dec 2014 20:20:29 GMTPresident Obama's Hawaii vacation: Day 1http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32d1cf89a3474755a8cca4e93e5fe5b3KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — How President Barack Obama spent the first day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii on Saturday:aGeneral newsHolidaysOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleOccasionsHawaiiHonoluluUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32d1cf89a3474755a8cca4e93e5fe5b3Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:41:48 GMTThe AP picks its Top 10 theater of 2014http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d7c9aa545a54d4ebffb4095dd18dcf2NEW YORK (AP) — This year's best-in-theater list includes a musical with multiple murders, another with a cross-dressing German, one that's set in a decadent Berlin nightclub, the revival of an America masterpiece and we celebrate someone who broke an important barrier. Our Top 10 list of the best in theater in 2014:By MARK KENNEDYeArts and entertainmentPerforming artsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d7c9aa545a54d4ebffb4095dd18dcf2Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:18:15 GMTNo. 9 Baylor beats No. 18 Michigan State 84-65http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60fb101711b0490593cfe6227d0e86fbWINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — Imani Wright scored all 18 of her points in the second half and No. 9 Baylor overcame a 15-point deficit to beat No. 18 Michigan State 84-65 on Saturday in the Florida Sunshine Classic.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60fb101711b0490593cfe6227d0e86fbSat, 20 Dec 2014 22:58:04 GMTBledsoe, Thomas carry Suns past Knicks, 99-90http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38707ce00b7740ed92a25deb7f02f3f3NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Bledsoe had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Isaiah Thomas scored 22 points, and the Phoenix Suns beat the New York Knicks 99-90 on Saturday.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballNew YorkNew York CityTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38707ce00b7740ed92a25deb7f02f3f3Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:41:19 GMT2014 gave viewers great shows on-air and onlinehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd1115a9df974129b57b8e6f21808202NEW YORK (AP) — From the extraordinary Maggie Gyllenhaal-starring miniseries "The Honorable Woman" on SundanceTV to Syfy's goofy "Sharknado 2: The Second One," TV delivered in 2014 — streaming, on cable and over the air.By FRAZIER MOOREeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentCrimeGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd1115a9df974129b57b8e6f21808202Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:21:25 GMTNo. 4 Louisville holds off Western Kentucky 76-67http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79c9015949b5492e8d9ca50e9922439eBOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Terry Rozier took charge after the first-half ejection of Montrezl Harrell to score a career-high 32 points, including 26 in the second half, to lead fourth-ranked Louisville past Western Kentucky 76-67 on Saturday.By GARY B. GRAVESsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsKentuckyLouisvilleBowling GreenUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79c9015949b5492e8d9ca50e9922439eSat, 20 Dec 2014 20:13:26 GMTAP PHOTOS: A look at 2014 in the business worldhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4235b13ab65047e7a4823136b1452a52LONDON (AP) — No one said the recovery from the global financial crisis would be easy and 2014 provided that in spades.By PAN PYLAS and ANNE-MARIE BELGRAVEiBusinessGeneral newsPricesEconomyFinancial crisisRecessions and depressionsArts and entertainmentEnergy industryIndustriesFinancial marketsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyEuropeUnited KingdomRussiaUnited StatesWestern EuropeEastern EuropeNorth AmericaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4235b13ab65047e7a4823136b1452a52Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:03:18 GMTPolice: Man in elf costume charged with DWIhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5c04380717a47df83e97dc33189a943RIVERDALE, N.J. (AP) — Police say an elf on the sauce is facing drunken driving charges in New Jersey.aGeneral newsArrestsReckless endangermentCrimeLaw and orderNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f5c04380717a47df83e97dc33189a943Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:14:44 GMTUS sends 4 Afghans back home from Guantanamohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f93452cb2c64415a2487feb00c62ad0WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.By NEDRA PICKLERwGovernment and politicsTerrorismLegislatureWar and unrestGeneral newsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesCubaAfghanistanNorth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f93452cb2c64415a2487feb00c62ad0Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:49:51 GMTKenya to US: Our terror laws are better than yourshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a291ba37d434c048d50a535405305b8NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An official in Kenya is criticizing the United States for raising concerns about a new Kenyan law aimed at fighting terrorism.iGeneral newsKenyaEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a291ba37d434c048d50a535405305b8Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:06:08 GMTNo. 24 North Carolina beats No. 12 Ohio St 82-74http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67eec5c8f6da4265af4c54f0e7434cb3CHICAGO (AP) — Playing in Michael Jordan's longtime home is a big deal for North Carolina, and the Tar Heels honored their most famous basketball alum with a winning performance.By JAY COHENsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsNBA basketballProfessional basketballOhioNorth CarolinaChicagoUnited StatesNorth AmericaIllinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67eec5c8f6da4265af4c54f0e7434cb3Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:53:58 GMTOubre helps No. 10 Kansas beat Lafayette 96-69http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b5f4a2d5c524408b2e306fa29596e76LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Freshman Kelly Oubre Jr. had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and Frank Mason added 14 points and nine assists to help No. 10 Kansas beat Lafayette 96-69 on Saturday.By AMIE JUSTsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsLawrenceKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b5f4a2d5c524408b2e306fa29596e76Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:09:56 GMTHoosiers hold on to upset No. 23 Butler 82-73http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a32900420184495f9a286a372a526b44INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Troy Williams matched his career high with 22 points and Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell added 20 to help Indiana beat No. 23 Butler 82-73 on Saturday.By MICHAEL MAROTsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a32900420184495f9a286a372a526b44Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:54:23 GMT4 teens die in fiery head-on crash in Pennsylvaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7b23a351b6a4fe49c0544a97036e509PALMERTON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say speed was a factor in a fiery head-on crash in eastern Pennsylvania that claimed the lives of four teens and left one car upside-down and another split in two.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d7b23a351b6a4fe49c0544a97036e509Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:00:27 GMTOver and out: TV flops, exits and endings in 2014http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c283b0e85d8e4a46a692f0469979d977NEW YORK (AP) — Along with its triumphs, the world of TV had its share of setbacks in 2014. Here's a sample:By FRAZIER MOOREeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionProfessional footballFootballSportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c283b0e85d8e4a46a692f0469979d977Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:23:16 GMTAP sources: 2nd NYC officer dies after gunman ambushes them in cruiser; suspect kills selfhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b82aca302224008a2135602c64d9045NEW YORK (AP) — AP sources: 2nd NYC officer dies after gunman ambushes them in cruiser; suspect kills self.aGeneral newsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9b82aca302224008a2135602c64d9045Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:51:49 GMTThe AP's top 10 movies of the yearhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03f451a5a4984c2481f195a2c846be19The top 10 films of 2014, according to AP Film Writer Jake Coyle:By JAKE COYLE and JOCELYN NOVECKeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentPaintingVisual artsSelmaBudapestRussiaAlabamaUnited StatesNorth AmericaHungaryEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03f451a5a4984c2481f195a2c846be19Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:19:19 GMTYear's top song is Beyonce, Sia's 'Pretty Hurts'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81270fcf7616409a84ae12d97b4ed2deNEW YORK (AP) — Need a new playlist? Check out the Associated Press' top songs of 2014 list. Heard them before? Then play them again.By MESFIN FEKADUeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrityGrammy AwardsEventsAward showsMusic awardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81270fcf7616409a84ae12d97b4ed2deSat, 20 Dec 2014 20:14:29 GMTAutopsy describes abuse by mayor before his deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caead41d62ff4b59b906ae12ef277f47LOS ANGELES (AP) — An autopsy report for a Southern California mayor who was shot to death by his wife provides more detailed allegations that he inflicted domestic abuse over a span of two decades.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caead41d62ff4b59b906ae12ef277f47Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:01:47 GMTPolice brutality protesters rally at Mall of Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e014d7a7e2243c9b5f87ee707778326BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Demonstrators chanting, "Black lives matter," converged in the Mall of America rotunda Saturday as part of a protest of police brutality that caused at least part of the mall to shut down on a busy day for holiday shoppers.aGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolice brutalityPolicePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e014d7a7e2243c9b5f87ee707778326Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:52:03 GMTGuest lineups for the Sunday news showshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/447dc217fd544c7c9bf75dd841a43252WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:eArts and entertainmentGovernment and politicsTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/447dc217fd544c7c9bf75dd841a43252Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:50:37 GMTRaul Castro: Don't expect detente to change Cuban systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cc34fb6caf04440953afbbf763dc812HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Raul Castro sent a blunt message to Washington Saturday as the White House works to reverse a half-century of hostility between the U.S. and Cuba: Don't expect detente to do away with the communist system.By ANDREA RODRIGUEZiGeneral newsInternational incidentsDiplomacyEmbassiesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyInternational tradeCubaHavanaUnited StatesMiamiFloridaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cc34fb6caf04440953afbbf763dc812Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:17:14 GMTMan kills self in police chase, injuring couplehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a3fbed706a94acc8850621a059804f9SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in northwest Louisiana say a man wanted in Oklahoma killed himself during a chase, causing his truck to hit a car and seriously injure a couple.aGeneral newsSuicidesPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsShreveportLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a3fbed706a94acc8850621a059804f9Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:48:07 GMTAmazon-Hachette feud headlines book news in 2014http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60288c5ba7aa431c83f2a41cc164e853NEW YORK (AP) — Like a serial for the digital age, the book world's most dramatic story of 2014 unfolded in installments, often in real time.By HILLEL ITALIEeArts and entertainmentBooks and literatureEntertainmentConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/60288c5ba7aa431c83f2a41cc164e853Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:25:58 GMT3 killed in car crash on way to Mexico funeralhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/822b74825fbb421493e0d475cac83edcLOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say three people were killed in a rollover crash in northern San Diego County while they were on their way to a funeral service in Mexico.aGeneral newsAccidentsFunerals and memorial servicesAccidents and disastersTransportationCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/822b74825fbb421493e0d475cac83edcSat, 20 Dec 2014 20:22:58 GMTEgypt's powerful intelligence chief replacedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56873d58b69a4fe69e11bf83ba26412bCAIRO (AP) — Egypt's powerful intelligence chief, a longtime mentor of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, was removed and replaced by his deputy, officials said SaturdayBy SARAH EL DEEBiGeneral newsIntelligence agenciesGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/56873d58b69a4fe69e11bf83ba26412bSat, 20 Dec 2014 22:46:58 GMTFrench police shoot dead knife-wielding assailanthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3014e41d8a07468496f9b07f69b678abPARIS (AP) — Officials say a man armed with a knife has attacked a police station and been killed by an officer in a suburb of Tours, a city in central France.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3014e41d8a07468496f9b07f69b678abSat, 20 Dec 2014 21:13:23 GMTPolice: 1 NYC cop dead in shooting, 2nd criticalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18277953942047f6b52bfd2cdd492b6bNEW YORK (AP) — An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing one and critically injuring a second before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said.By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriViolent crimeCrimeEventsNew YorkNew York CityBrooklynUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/18277953942047f6b52bfd2cdd492b6bSat, 20 Dec 2014 22:27:30 GMTYear's top album is Sam Smith's 'In The Lonely Hour'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8475e2aa1f2446d8863bad54e9bbf9bNEW YORK (AP) — Up for a good long listen? Check out the Associated Press' top albums of 2014 list:By MESFIN FEKADUeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentQueensNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a8475e2aa1f2446d8863bad54e9bbf9bSat, 20 Dec 2014 20:10:33 GMTProtesters: 'It's not the time' for more Cuba tieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/906362ae88fe47d19cf3eea404ffef9cMIAMI (AP) — Waving U.S. and Cuban flags and chanting "Obama, traitor," anti-Castro protesters gathered Saturday in a Little Havana park in a show of opposition to the president's plan to normalize relations with the communist nation.By CHRISTINE ARMARIO and RACHEL LA CORTEaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsCubaMiamiUnited StatesFloridaCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/906362ae88fe47d19cf3eea404ffef9cSat, 20 Dec 2014 22:25:26 GMTLatest developments on the US-Cuba storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3798ebc161c44e6be183d7fdd92562eNOT SO FASTBy The Associated PressaGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsCubaUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3798ebc161c44e6be183d7fdd92562eSat, 20 Dec 2014 21:29:04 GMTNo. 1 South Carolina tops Central Michigan 80-45http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cae962abe274811956df54a2d277a51MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tiffany Mitchell withstood a bloody nose and a tough assignment in Crystal Bradford to help No. 1 South Carolina beat Central Michigan 80-45 on Saturday in the Minnesota Subway Classic.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsMichiganSouth CarolinaMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2cae962abe274811956df54a2d277a51Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:47:09 GMTPolice: 1 NYC officer dies after being shot inside patrol car, 2nd officer critically hurthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9762a2ca7444f2ba28fc38f44eb0c46NEW YORK (AP) — Police: 1 NYC officer dies after being shot inside patrol car, 2nd officer critically hurt.aGeneral newsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d9762a2ca7444f2ba28fc38f44eb0c46Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:55:43 GMTKurds advance against IS group in Syria, Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/438542c624ea4a2b88a3583dd550e10fBEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters advanced on the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq and Syria on Saturday, pushing into the contested, refugee-packed Sinjar mountains and gaining ground in the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani after heavy clashes, Kurdish officials and an activist group said.By BASSEM MROUEiGeneral newsWar and unrestSyriaMiddle EastIraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/438542c624ea4a2b88a3583dd550e10fSat, 20 Dec 2014 21:07:15 GMTFinal goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3391ee96a36c453b9cfea4f770615f79They each turned a moment of violence into a call to action. For James Brady, that moment came when he was shot and wounded by a would-be presidential assassin. For Chung Eun-yong, it was the killings of his two children during the Korean War.By BERNARD McGHEEaGeneral newsCelebrityMoviesMusicAcademy AwardsGovernment and politicsPolitical corruptionSports mediaNewspapersLegislatureNative AmericansProfessional footballEntertainmentArts and entertainmentFashion designEventsPolitical issuesSportsNews mediaMediaViolent crimeCrimeFootballAward showsMovie awardsUnited KingdomUnited StatesBostonMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaMassachusettshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3391ee96a36c453b9cfea4f770615f79Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:00:58 GMTJudge dismisses suit by family saved at seahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7699e45ff24b4bd9b68a95d178b942afSAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a satellite phone company by a California couple rescued with their sick 1-year-old from a disabled sailboat that was attempting to circle the world.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsLegal proceedingsOceansCorporate legal affairsCorporate newsBusinessLaw and orderEnvironment and natureSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7699e45ff24b4bd9b68a95d178b942afSat, 20 Dec 2014 21:55:16 GMTPolice: 2 NYC cops shot in car, critically injuredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1db2d51501b44bab54a01c1ded98052NEW YORK (AP) — An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, striking them both before running into a nearby subway station and apparently committing suicide, police said.By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1db2d51501b44bab54a01c1ded98052Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:34:28 GMTAP sources: 2nd NYC cop killed in ambush shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a40219e04a9c4845b5f884398c65a7fdNEW YORK (AP) — An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, shooting both of them fatally before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said.By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriViolent crimeSuicidesCrimeEventsNew YorkNew York CityBrooklynUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a40219e04a9c4845b5f884398c65a7fdSat, 20 Dec 2014 22:59:45 GMTFort Worth firefighters use oxygen to save cathttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61391131034d482bbe5f85ae6147f509FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — North Texas firefighters have used oxygen on a cat that was rescued from a burning house after the residents escaped on their own.aGeneral newsOdditiesFiresAccidents and disastersFort WorthTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/61391131034d482bbe5f85ae6147f509Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:32:25 GMTProsecutor: No charges in church disturbance deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36eafe3ed1104763bd1ff66232e85abdINDIAN LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — Churchgoers won't face any charges in the death of an armed man they restrained after he caused a violent disturbance during an upstate New York service, according to prosecutors.aGeneral newsCrimeNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36eafe3ed1104763bd1ff66232e85abdSat, 20 Dec 2014 21:24:18 GMTOfficials: Missing dog was dyed to deceivehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca49184c00d84eb38ad62e594ac1bbd4SAN JACINTO, Calif. (AP) — Coco, a reddish-brown pit bull with white markings, went missing from her Southern California home on Thanksgiving. Nearly a month later, she was found and reunited with her owners — but she was a different color.aGeneral newsOdditiesDogsMammalsAnimalsCaliforniaRiversideUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca49184c00d84eb38ad62e594ac1bbd4Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:35:55 GMT4 tied for lead in Dubai Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d77f961aa1ba47479d419a78d03efcfbDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — South Africa's Jbe Kruger had a hole-in-one and shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday for a share of the third-round lead in the Asian Tour's season-ending Dubai Open.sSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsDubaiUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d77f961aa1ba47479d419a78d03efcfbSat, 20 Dec 2014 21:24:52 GMTSyessense Davis leads No. 17 Rutgers past Iona 66-58http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/572fa04d7ef149d982493c0943c60875NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Syessense Davis had 12 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and five steals, to lead No. 17 Rutgers past Iona 66-58 on Saturday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsNew YorkWhite PlainsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/572fa04d7ef149d982493c0943c60875Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:06:33 GMTAP NewsAlerthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d79ec5a4775349689b273ed72c4c35f3NEW YORK (AP) — Police: 2 NYC officers critically hurt after being shot in patrol car, suspect believed dead.aGeneral newsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d79ec5a4775349689b273ed72c4c35f3Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:20:54 GMTCincinnati coach Mick Cronin has aneurysmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd08f32cca7840f98d3ffb8ea5f591c8CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati basketball coach Mick Cronin has an aneurysm and will be sidelined indefinitely while doctors decide how to treat it.By JOE KAYsSportsCoachingMen's basketballAneurysmsCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsDiseases and conditionsHealthCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd08f32cca7840f98d3ffb8ea5f591c8Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:17:14 GMT