FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Jul 2014 13:02:04 -0700Ex-Redskin turns himself in to face assault case (AP) — Former Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis has turned himself in to police in a domestic violence case.wGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeCrimeProfessional footballFootball, 24 Jul 2014 18:56:41 GMTAlbuquerque agrees to court oversight of police, N.M. (AP) — The city of Albuquerque has agreed to let both a court and an independent monitor oversee reform of its troubled police department, officials said Thursday.aGeneral newsCivil rights violationsViolent crimeMunicipal governmentsCrimePoliceLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesAlbuquerqueNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:39:57 GMTArrest warrant issued for man with tuberculosis, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in Northern California said Thursday that they have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who is contagious and has refused treatment, putting those around him at risk.aGeneral newsHealthArrestsDiseases and conditionsLung diseaseInfectious diseasesLaw and orderCrimeCaliforniaStocktonUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:46:56 GMTUkraine accused of targeting civilians in east, Ukraine (AP) — War literally came to Alexander Litvinenko's living room, when a missile punched a gaping hole into the wall of his ninth-floor apartment. The 53-year-old college philosophy teacher had just stepped into his study to check the news online, barely escaping death.LUCIAN KIMiGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsEventsUkraineDonetskRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 19:26:17 GMTBlue Jays' Stroman has no-hitter through 6 innings (AP) — Marcus Stroman of the Toronto Blue Jays is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Boston Red Sox.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 24 Jul 2014 18:40:39 GMTAirlines report big 2Q profits on strong demand in airlines has long been the butt of jokes, especially when many U.S. carriers traipsed through bankruptcy court in the past decade.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesCorporate stockLeading economic indicatorsEconomy, 24 Jul 2014 19:18:11 GMTHouse panel clears way for vote on Obama lawsuit (AP) — Over Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law as it was written.wGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsUnited States General ElectionSeparation of powersLegislatureLegislationPolitical partiesNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderEventsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsPolitical issuesPolitical organizationsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryGeneral electionsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:42:00 GMTAP Source: NFL stadium sites explored in Toronto, N.Y. (AP) — A Buffalo Bills prospective ownership group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi has conducted a feasibility study into buying the NFL franchise and building a stadium in Toronto, said a person close to the situation saysJOHN WAWROWeArts and entertainmentSportsMusicEntertainmentSports facility constructionSports team ownership changesMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessProfessional footballFootballNew YorkBuffaloTorontoUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 24 Jul 2014 19:50:25 GMTUN: 9 aid trucks enter Syria without government OK NATIONS (AP) — Nine trucks carrying food and other supplies crossed into Syria through a Turkish checkpoint Thursday — the first to do so under a U.N. resolution authorizing cross-border aid deliveries without Syrian government approval.iGeneral newsWar and unrestHumanitarian assistanceState governmentsGovernment and politicsSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 19:57:26 GMTObama wants limits on US company mergers abroad ANGELES (AP) — Striking a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama is demanding "economic patriotism" from American corporations that seek overseas mergers to avoid U.S. taxes.aBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureCorporate taxesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsOwnership changesCorporate newsHealth care industryIndustriesConsumer products and servicesUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:52:37 GMTFukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters (AP) — A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios.wBusinessScience2011 Japan earthquake and tsunamiNuclear physicsNatural disastersFloodsAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsEventsPhysicsUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsJapanUnited StatesEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:43:55 GMTStroman leads way as Blue Jays blank Red Sox 8-0 (AP) — Marcus Stroman and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, Juan Francisco drove in four runs and came within a double of the cycle and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 8-0 on Thursday.IAN HARRISONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:51:41 GMTDad charged after fallen dresser kills 2 toddlers, Pa. (AP) — The father of two toddlers who died after a dresser fell on them is facing involuntary manslaughter charges because he heard a crash and didn't immediately check on his daughters, a prosecutor said Thursday.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:34:58 GMTManning getting used to new faces on Broncos, Colo. (AP) — Though his physical condition is no longer a big question mark for Peyton Manning, when he looks around at training camp, he must feel like he's starting over again.sSportsProfessional footballFootballColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:48:28 GMTUS: Russia firing artillery at Ukraine military (AP) — The Obama administration is accusing Russia of firing artillery to hit Ukrainian military sites and planning to send pro-Russian separatists more lethal weaponry.Associated PresswGovernment and politicsRussiaUkraineUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:43:11 GMTStorm slams Virginia campground; 2 dead CHARLES, Va. (AP) — The sky turned black and cellphones pinged with emergency messages. Moments later, a fierce storm tore through a sprawling, carnival-like campground Thursday, snapping dozens of trees and flipping over RVs.aGeneral newsWeatherHealthStormsVirginiaChesapeake BayUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:36:01 GMTSuspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have no plans to part ways with troubled receiver Justin Blackmon.sSportsSports transactionsDrug-related crimeSports governanceArrestsDopingSports businessCrimeGeneral newsProfessional footballFootballLaw and orderJacksonvilleOklahomaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:47:38 GMTGrowing influx of musk oxen prompts Alaska hunt, Alaska (AP) — A growing influx of musk oxen in the western Alaska town of Nome has prompted wildlife officials to open a subsistence hunt early for the large shaggy animals.aGeneral newsAnimalsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:46:56 GMTUN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory's Hamas rulers.IBRAHIM BARZAKPETER ENAViGeneral newsWar and unrestInternational incidentsMilitant groupsTerritorial disputesBlockadesCease firesEvacuationsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsPalestinian territoriesIsraelCairoGaza StripMiddle EastUnited StatesEgyptNorth AfricaAfricaNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:22:43 GMTUN says 9 trucks enter Syria from Turkey with aid NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. official says nine trucks carrying humanitarian supplies have entered Syria from Turkey, using one of four border crossings recently authorized by the U.N. Security Council to speed delivery of aid to millions in need.iGeneral newsSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 18:44:14 GMTDick's Sporting Goods lays off 478 PGA golf pros, Pa. (AP) — The Dick's Sporting Goods chain has laid off 478 Professional Golfers' Association teaching pros months after the company reported that sales of golf gear are dwindling.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsMen's golfGolfMen's sportsFinancial performanceCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustries, 24 Jul 2014 18:36:16 GMTTitans agree to terms with OT Taylor Lewan, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with left tackle Taylor Lewan, making the 11th overall selection out of Michigan the last of this year's draft picks to reach a deal.sSportsNFL DraftProfessional footballFootballEventsTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:01:07 GMTUS stocks stall in late afternoon amid earnings YORK (AP) — Stocks were unable to hold their earlier gains as trading wound down Thursday. Investors reacted to quarterly results from companies across several industries, including Facebook, Ford and Caterpillar.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsFinancial marketsUnemployment insuranceGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsLabor economyEconomyLeading economic indicators, 24 Jul 2014 19:45:26 GMTTitans agree with NFL's last unsigned draft pick, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with left tackle Taylor Lewan on Thursday, making the 11th overall selection out of Michigan the last of this year's draft picks to reach a deal.sSportsSports transactionsNFL DraftViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsSports businessProfessional footballFootballEventsAnn ArborTennesseeMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:26:51 GMTBombardier restructuring cuts 1,800 jobs globally, Kan. (AP) — Airplane maker Bombardier Inc. is cutting 1,800 jobs across facilities worldwide as it restructures operations.aBusinessGeneral newsLayoffsPersonnelWichitaKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:34:05 GMTChicago authorities charge man in child's death (AP) — A Chicago teenager accused of shooting dead an 11-year-old girl was aiming his gun at members of a rival gang when a stray bullet struck the girl as she was making s'mores during a sleepover, police said Thursday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:42:23 GMTWoody Allen back in spotlight, promoting new film his long career, Woody Allen has been fascinated by magic, a theme he's explored frequently onscreen: playing a magician in "Scoop," sending Owen Wilson on time travel in "Midnight in Paris," or pulling Jeff Daniels out of a movie screen in "The Purple Rose of Cairo."The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentCelebrity, 24 Jul 2014 19:50:41 GMTTexas governor's startup fund is not all it seems, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the nation's second most-populous state.PAUL J. WEBERhtGovernment and politicsTechnologyHiring and recruitmentState governmentsLabor economyEconomyPersonnelBusinessGovernment financeGovernment business and financeTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:27:16 GMTAcross US job market, layoffs are becoming rare (AP) — The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller.The Associated PresswBusinessGeneral newsLabor economyLayoffsEconomyRecessions and depressionsPersonnelLeading economic indicatorsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:37:48 GMTTitleholder Youzhny advances at Swiss Open, Switzerland (AP) — Top-seeded Mikhail Youzhny began his Swiss Open title defense by beating Kenny De Schepper of France 6-3, 6-4 in a second-round match on Thursday.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 18:28:34 GMTSenator: No arms to Iraq unless Congress gets info (AP) — An influential Democratic senator threatened Thursday to block U.S. arms sales to Iraq if Congress doesn't get an assessment of Iraqi forces and assurances the weapons won't fall into the hands of extremist militants.wGovernment and politicsLegislatureInternational relationsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesIraqBaghdadIranNorth AmericaMiddle East, 24 Jul 2014 19:48:27 GMTRyan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs (AP) — Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty.wGovernment and politicsGovernment welfare systemsGovernment business and financeBusinessHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment finance, 24 Jul 2014 18:55:40 GMTCourt: Poland violated human rights in CIA case, Poland (AP) — Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under which they were subjected to torture.VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesTerrorismGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsWar and unrestHuman welfarePolandEuropeFranceEastern EuropeWestern Europe, 24 Jul 2014 18:52:44 GMTGang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US ANGELES (AP) — Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they're fleeing violent gangs in Central America.aGeneral newsGangsImmigration policyImmigrationViolenceCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyGovernment and politicsHuman welfareUnited StatesCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanCaliforniaNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:37:31 GMTMont. gov: Sen. in plagiarism row deserves respect, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Thursday he had no knowledge that Sen. John Walsh had plagiarized his master's thesis when he appointed the former lieutenant governor to the Senate in February, and that he continues to support the Democrat's candidacy in 2014.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsState governmentsArmed forcesCampaignsMilitary and defenseMontanaIraqUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle East, 24 Jul 2014 19:05:09 GMTJewish group wants Turkish PM to return award, Turkey (AP) — A Jewish American group is asking Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to return an award it gave him in 2004, accusing the Turkish leader of "dangerous rhetoric" and "inciting violence against the Jewish people."iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTurkeyMiddle EastIsraelWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 18:32:37 GMTCoast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has found wreckage from an airplane piloted by an Indiana teenager who was killed when he crashed during an around-the-world flight, a Coast Guard spokesman said Thursday.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndianaAmerican SamoaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOceania, 24 Jul 2014 18:38:55 GMTCourt throws out Chiquita terror payment claims (AP) — A divided federal appeals court has thrown out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war.aBusinessGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesColombiaNorth AmericaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Jul 2014 18:46:44 GMTRussians sentenced to 4 ½ years on riot conviction (AP) — A Moscow court convicted two Russian opposition activists and sentenced them to 4 ½ years in prison Thursday for their role in organizing protests a day before President Vladimir Putin's inauguration in May 2012.LAURA MILLSiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsProtests and demonstrationsCrimeLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Jul 2014 18:31:48 GMTShooting at hospital near Philadelphia injures 3, Pa. (AP) — Police in suburban Philadelphia are investigating a shooting at a hospital campus that may have left as many as three people injured and say a suspect is in custody.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:54:30 GMTOhio State marching band director fired, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.aGeneral newsSportsOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:15:20 GMTGa. teen sues for in-home classes during pregnancy (AP) — A Georgia teen says in a civil rights complaint that she should have been allowed to complete her schoolwork from home while pregnant and on doctor-ordered bed rest.The Associated PressaGeneral newsEducationSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:31:22 GMTGold prices sink following better economic news is slipping to its lowest level in a month as signs of an improving economy lure traders into other investments.The Associated PressfBusinessPricesEconomyCommodity marketsFinancial marketsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 24 Jul 2014 19:28:06 GMT2 attacks in Nigeria's north kills at least 12, Nigeria (AP) — Two attacks in Nigeria's north killed more than a dozen people, an official and resident said Thursday, as the death toll from twin blasts that targeted a prominent politician and sheik on Wednesday rose.HARUNA UMARIBRAHIM SHUAIBUiGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestTerrorismNigeriaKanoWest AfricaAfrica, 24 Jul 2014 19:29:42 GMTIsrael swears in new president amid Gaza war (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a seven-decade public career amid the brutal reality of war. Peres handed the ceremonial but high-profile presidency over to Reuven Rivlin, a legislator from the hawkish Likud Party.TIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestGovernment and politicsJerusalemPalestinian territoriesWest BankIsraelMiddle EastGaza Strip, 24 Jul 2014 19:07:12 GMTCruz demands answers on FAA flight ban to Israel (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz says he'll continue blocking confirmation of a series of State Department nominees despite the Federal Aviation Administration lifting a ban on U.S. airline flights to Israel.wGovernment and politicsAir travel disruptionsTransportationGeneral newsIsraelUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 18:45:06 GMTArizona execution: Lawyer said inmate not in pain, Ariz. (AP) — As a condemned murderer gasped for more than 90 minutes in the death chamber, a judge convened an urgent hearing in which a state lawyer assured him that the inmate was comatose and not feeling any pain.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsDeath penalty controversyCrimeLaw and orderCriminal punishmentSocial issuesSocial affairsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:59:31 GMTCourt throws out Chiquita terror payment claims involving thousands of Colombian deaths (AP) — Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims involving thousands of Colombian deaths.aBusinessGeneral newsColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Jul 2014 18:44:40 GMTAP NewsAlert, Pa. (AP) — Police: Shooting at Philadelphia area hospital leaves as many as 3 wounded, suspect held.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:42:43 GMTJump ball: Bizarre Clippers court case nears close ANGELES (AP) — The bizarre battle over the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers goes to a judge Monday and he may not have the final word on the dispute.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsMen's sportsLegal proceedingsSports team ownership changesSports governanceMen's basketballMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballLaw and orderLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Jul 2014 19:03:07 GMT