FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Oct 2014 10:29:11 -0700Sweet dreams: Sleep expert helps Giants in October FRANCISCO (AP) — Some extra postseason pillow time has Brandon Crawford and the San Francisco Giants dreaming about another World Series championship.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsMLB PlayoffsMLB World SeriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsSan FranciscoKansas CityCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaMissouri, 25 Oct 2014 16:13:45 GMTEgypt leader: 'Foreign hands' behind Sinai attack (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants.MAGGIE MICHAELMAAMOUN YOUSSEFiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar casualtiesWar and unrestArmed forcesTerrorismMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 Oct 2014 13:32:02 GMTDT McCoy signs 7-year deal with Bucs tackle Gerald McCoy has signed a seven-year extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $98 million, making McCoy the highest-paid player at his position.BARRY WILNERsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional footballFootball, 25 Oct 2014 17:06:37 GMTBotswana ruling party shows early lead in election (AP) — The party that has ruled Botswana for nearly five decades has taken an early lead in the country's election.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsParliamentary electionsNational electionsPolitical partiesElectionsPolitical organizationsBotswanaSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 25 Oct 2014 12:58:54 GMTSchool worker tried to stop Washington shooting, Wash. (AP) — A high school worker tried to stop a gunman who opened fire on a crowded lunchroom north of Seattle, killing one girl and badly wounding four others, authorities said Saturday.MARTHA BELLISLENIGEL DUARAaGeneral newsViolent crimeHigh school sportsCrimeHigh school footballNative AmericansViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationSportsFootballWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 16:57:35 GMTBrazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters' DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present."BRAD BROOKSiGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsBusinessRio de JaneiroBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 25 Oct 2014 13:22:01 GMTGoffin beats Coric to reach Swiss Indoors final, Switzerland (AP) — David Goffin kept up his remarkable form as he beat teenage wild card Borna Coric 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 Saturday to reach the Swiss Indoors final.DANIELLA MATARsSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Oct 2014 16:31:03 GMTExcitement mounts among Colorado GOP RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Republicans are increasingly optimistic about Colorado's upcoming elections.NICHOLAS RICCARDIaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical organizationsUnited StatesColoradoNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 17:04:45 GMTMarine dies in noncombat incident in IS campaign (AP) — The Pentagon says a Marine who died Thursday in a noncombat incident in Baghdad was the second U.S. military death associated with the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.wGovernment and politicsWar casualtiesWar and unrestGeneral newsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesBaghdadNorth AmericaIraqMiddle East, 25 Oct 2014 15:18:44 GMTSuicide attack kills 8 Shiite militiamen in Iraq (AP) — Iraqi authorities say a suicide bombing has killed eight Shiite militiamen just north of Baghdad.BY SAMEER N. YACOUBiGeneral newsReligious strifeWar and unrestMilitant groupsTerrorismBaghdadIraqMiddle East, 25 Oct 2014 14:59:03 GMTMariota throws 5 TD passes, No. 6 Oregon beats Cal CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Mariota threw a rare interception — his first since the Oregon State game last season — on a pass that was deflected twice.MICHAEL WAGAMANsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballProfessional footballCaliforniaOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 11:31:17 GMTEbola: NY had jump-start, Dallas had to learn fast YORK (AP) — Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start.LAURAN NEERGAARDDAVID B. CARUSOaGeneral newsHealthObituariesInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsNew YorkTexasDallasWest AfricaBellevueWashingtonUnited StatesNorth AmericaAfricaNebraskaYork, 25 Oct 2014 13:57:50 GMTEgypt leader: Foreign hands behind Sinai attack (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants.MAGGIE MICHAELMAAMOUN YOUSSEFiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar casualtiesWar and unrestArmed forcesTerrorismMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfrica, 25 Oct 2014 13:07:44 GMTWoman quarantined in NJ shows no signs of Ebola, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary evaluation.aGeneral newsHealthState governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment and politicsNew JerseyNewarkWest AfricaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaAfrica, 25 Oct 2014 11:49:58 GMTUkraine pauses before decisive vote, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces.NATALIYA VASILYEVAiGeneral newsParliamentary electionsGovernment and politicsLegislatureElectionsUkraineDonetskEastern EuropeEurope, 25 Oct 2014 16:31:05 GMTExtremists shell northern Syrian town (AP) — Activists and a Kurdish official say fighters from the Islamic State group are shelling the northern Syrian town of Kobani, where they continue to fight Kurdish troops.iGeneral newsWar and unrestSyriaMiddle East, 25 Oct 2014 14:50:02 GMTNumber of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number who have fled by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday.ROBIN McDOWELLiGeneral newsIslamViolent crimeCrimeReligionSocial affairsMyanmarBangladeshThailandSoutheast AsiaSouth AsiaAsia, 25 Oct 2014 14:31:39 GMTAcross US, Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot, Fla. (AP) — The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies: a Colombian-born business executive; a pharmacist-turned-veteran lawmaker; and a juvenile delinquent-turned-lawyer.LAURA WIDES-MUNOZaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHispanicsRace and ethnicityState legislatureElectionsUnited States Presidential ElectionState governmentsMid-term electionsPolitical partiesVotingSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislatureEventsNational electionsPolitical organizationsFloridaTexasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 15:45:22 GMTSplash shots still define Giants' ballpark FRANCISCO (AP) — Imagine if big league boppers rarely dented the Green Monster at Fenway Park. Or hardly ever hit drives onto Waveland Avenue at Wrigley Field. Or never came close to the B&O Warehouse at Camden Yards.BEN WALKERsSportsMLB World SeriesEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 16:59:55 GMTObama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola.wHealthGovernment and politicsScience policyInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment policyUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 11:42:18 GMTSuspect in 2 deputy deaths jailed after manhunt, Calif. (AP) — Two suspects have been booked into Sacramento County Jail following a series of shootings that left two sheriff's deputies dead, another wounded and a bystander in the hospital.DON THOMPSONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsSacramentoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaAuburn, 25 Oct 2014 17:15:10 GMTHow to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help (AP) — For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help.ANNE FLAHERTYhtBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleTechnologyParentingRelationshipsHigher educationStudent testingEducationEducational health servicesSchool rankingsSchool guidance counselingProfessional networkingSocial affairsCareers, 25 Oct 2014 16:40:31 GMT1930s alums leave $1M gift to NY high school, N.Y. (AP) — A central New York high school has received a million-dollar donation from a couple who were sweethearts there in the 1930s.aGeneral newsPhilanthropySocial affairsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 16:21:11 GMTMissouri auditor revels in Hollywood, history, Mo. (AP) — It's just a few weeks before the election, and Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is talking animatedly about a big success that's been years in the making. The subject isn't his re-election, which appears all but assured.DAVID A. LIEBpGovernment and politicsElectionsState legislatureLegislatureState governmentsState electionsMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 14:27:16 GMTCafeteria worker tried to stop school shooter, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state high school cafeteria worker tried to stop a gunman who opened fire at the school north of Seattle, killing one girl and badly wounding four others, authorities said Saturday.MARTHA BELLISLENIGEL DUARAaGeneral newsHigh school footballHigh school sportsViolent crimeCrimeFootballNative AmericansSportsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 15:49:34 GMTHancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo YORK (AP) — Herbie Hancock enjoyed "A Great Night in Harlem" with a look to the past and the future as the legendary jazz pianist received a lifetime achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America at a benefit concert at the historic Apollo Theater.CHARLES J. GANSaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityCharity fundraisingPhilanthropySocial affairsPerforming artsNew YorkNew York CityManhattanUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 16:48:18 GMTMusician Jack Bruce, bassist from the 1960s band Cream, has died at age 71 (AP) — Musician Jack Bruce, bassist from the 1960s band Cream, has died at age 71.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Oct 2014 15:58:02 GMT3 states issue stronger Ebola quarantine YORK (AP) — New Jersey, New York and Illinois have issued a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa.aGeneral newsHealthState governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment and politicsNew JerseyWest AfricaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaAfrica, 25 Oct 2014 15:06:39 GMTBoy, 9, among 4 youths charged in robbery beating, R.I. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say four Rhode Island boys ranging from 9 to 14 years old robbed and beat a man in Providence.aGeneral newsTheftCrimeProvidenceRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 14:28:30 GMTColleagues: US doctor with Ebola was very careful, Guinea (AP) — An American doctor who caught Ebola while treating patients in Guinea was a hard worker who conscientiously followed safety procedures, two colleagues said Saturday.BOUBACAR DIALLOiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthGuineaNew YorkWest AfricaAfricaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 13:51:35 GMTWashington school gunman was homecoming prince, Wash. (AP) — Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school's homecoming court just one week ago.MARTHA BELLISLENIGEL DUARAaGeneral newsHigh school footballHigh school sportsFootballNative AmericansViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationSportsWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 11:40:09 GMTWHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000, Senegal (AP) — More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.SARAH DiLORENZOiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksEpidemicsDiseases and conditionsLabor issuesInfectious diseasesPublic healthSocial issuesSocial affairsWest AfricaSenegalLiberiaAfricaGuineaMaliGhanaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 15:35:24 GMTUS to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 new states (AP) — The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states, extending federal benefits to those couples.wPersonal financeGovernment and politicsBusinessMarriageVeteransFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesMilitary affairsMilitary and defense, 25 Oct 2014 17:00:56 GMTUnpaid volunteers worth millions to Olympic Games DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio needs 70,000 unpaid volunteers for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and Brazilian Olympic medalist Ricardo Prado is making a pitch with a deadline for signups just three weeks away.STEPHEN WADEsSportsVolunteerismSummer Olympic gamesOlympic gamesEventsSocial affairsBrazilRio de JaneiroAustraliaSydneySouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanOceania, 25 Oct 2014 13:24:30 GMTJack Bruce, bassist of 60's band Cream, dies at 71 (AP) — British musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bassist from the 1960s group Cream, has died. He was 71.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentObituariesUnited KingdomScotlandWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Oct 2014 16:27:02 GMTBios of Latina candidates in Fla., Nevada, Texas (AP) — After years of running few Latinos for statewide posts, Democrats are building a bench that better reflects the support they have in the Hispanic community.LAURA WIDES-MUNOZaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHispanicsRace and ethnicityState legislatureElectionsMid-term electionsPolitical partiesVeteransLegislatureSocial issuesSocial affairsState governmentsPolitical organizationsNevadaFloridaTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 14:56:18 GMTSerena Williams beats Wozniacki to reach WTA final (AP) — Serena Williams will get a chance to avenge a humiliating loss against Simona Halep after they both advanced to the championship match of the season-ending WTA Finals with victories in contrasting style on Saturday.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sports, 25 Oct 2014 12:51:44 GMTLava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island (AP) — A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving officials a window of time to prepare.CATHY BUSSEWITZaGeneral newsVolcanoesEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 16:49:07 GMTEbola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder YORK (AP) — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him.JAKE PEARSONDAVID B. CARUSOCOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsHealthPublic healthState governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment and politicsNew YorkNew York CityGuineaBurundiCentral AfricaUnited StatesNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfricaEast Africa, 25 Oct 2014 14:59:45 GMTMurray beats Ferrer to reach Valencia final, Spain (AP) — Andy Murray beat top-seeded David Ferrer 6-4, 7-5 Saturday to reach the final of the Valencia Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSpainValenciaWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Oct 2014 15:47:07 GMTIran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist, Iran (AP) — Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.ALI AKBAR DAREINIiGeneral newsViolent crimeDeath penalty controversyCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsCriminal punishmentIranMiddle East, 25 Oct 2014 15:24:46 GMTRome protesters target plans to make firing easier (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Rome Saturday to protest against Premier Matteo Renzi's drive to make it easier to fire workers.FRANCES D'EMILIOiBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsLabor issuesLegislationPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsLegislatureGovernment and politicsItalyRomeWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Oct 2014 16:51:32 GMTSerena Williams gets chance to avenge Halep defeat (AP) — After Serena Williams' embarrassing defeat to Simona Halep in the WTA Finals group stage, the American narrowed her eyes at the post-match news conference and said she was looking forward to having a chance to avenge the loss.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sports, 25 Oct 2014 13:25:56 GMT2 painters killed in Ohio water tower accident, Ohio (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio say two men have been killed in an accident while painting a water tower.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersHamiltonOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 15:23:50 GMTKorda, Pace share lead in Blue Bay LPGA ISLAND, China (AP) — American Jessica Korda rebounded from an opening double bogey for a share of the second-round lead Saturday in the Blue Bay LPGA.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsChinaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 25 Oct 2014 11:54:19 GMTMussolini air raid shelter opens to tourists (AP) — A Roman villa's wine cellar, which was converted into an air raid shelter for Benito Mussolini and the Italian dictator's family, is opening its anti-gas steel doors to tourists.iGeneral newsTravelLifestyleItalyRomeWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Oct 2014 16:29:01 GMTAustralia's Murdaca leads Asia-Pacific by 8 shots, Australia (AP) — Antonio Murdaca shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to open a commanding 8-shot lead heading into the final round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship.sSportsGolfAustraliaEast AsiaOceaniaAsia, 25 Oct 2014 13:20:15 GMTRoberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas, Kan. (AP) — One would hardly know from Republican Sen. Pat Roberts' campaign speech that he is revered as a champion of Kansas' all-important farm economy.THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsMunicipal governmentsAgricultureLegislatureIndustriesBusinessIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsLocal governmentsLegislationKansasUnited StatesDodge CityKansas CityNorth America, 25 Oct 2014 14:40:24 GMTFrom job to job to job, a life lived _ and lost, N.J. (AP) — Fumes poured from the Kia SUV as soon as an emergency medical technician broke one of the rear windows. Inside, the body of a dark-haired young woman reclined in the driver's seat, keys dangling from the ignition.ADAM GELLERaBusinessGeneral newsNew JerseyNewarkPortugalUnited StatesNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Oct 2014 16:00:42 GMTOpposition rejects Mozambique's election results, Mozambique (AP) — Mozambique's opposition parties say they reject the victory of the ruling Frelimo party, alleging voter fraud in the southeastern African nation's elections.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsVotingElectionsMozambiqueMaputoEast AfricaAfrica, 25 Oct 2014 17:08:01 GMT