FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Sep 2014 13:13:57 -0700Lawyer: Mom in hot car death case passed polygraph (AP) — A Georgia woman whose husband is charged with murder in the death of their toddler son in a hot vehicle passed a polygraph test in which she was asked about whether she knew her husband would leave the child in the vehicle, her lawyer said Monday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrime, 22 Sep 2014 19:38:58 GMTIslamic State group calls for attacking civilians (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman said its fighters are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition, casting it as a historic clash between Muslims and their enemies and calling for attacks at home and abroad.DIAA HADIDMAAMOUN YOUSSEFiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestBeirutSyriaUnited StatesMiddle EastIraqLebanonNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:57:08 GMTCampaigns commonly share policy platforms, slogans, Wis. (AP) — The Democrat running for Wisconsin governor acknowledges her campaign lifted policy platforms, including some exact language, from like-minded candidates.SCOTT BAUERpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsCampaignsState legislatureState governmentsHigher educationSenate electionsLegislatureEducationSocial affairsUnited StatesWisconsinNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:19:04 GMTLong Island man gets prison for deaths of dogs, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island man has been sentenced to up to three years in prison following the deaths of 13 pit bulls that prosecutors say were bred and trained for fighting.aGeneral newsAnimal crueltyDogsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderMammalsAnimalsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:22:37 GMTClosely watched Hawaii lava flow stalls (AP) — Lava that's threatening rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island has stalled.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaGeneral newsScienceTravelLifestyleVolcanoesEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 20:02:02 GMTCuban salsa singer split between island and US (AP) — In his most famous song, Cuban salsa singer Manuel Gonzalez croons about creating a bridge between Miami and Havana.CHRISTINE ARMARIOeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCubaHavanaMiamiUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanFloridaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:58:04 GMTJudge upholds video limits in Jodi Arias trial (AP) — A judge Monday refused to lift restrictions on camera coverage of the penalty phase retrial in Jodi Arias' murder case.BRIAN SKOLOFFPAUL DAVENPORTaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimePhoenixColoradoArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:02:28 GMTPolice: Canadian woman arrested at JFK with guns YORK (AP) — Police say a 24-year-old Canadian woman has been arrested at Kennedy Airport with handguns, ammunition and 33 pounds of marijuana in her checked baggage.aGeneral newsArrestsDrug-related crimeLaw and orderCrime, 22 Sep 2014 18:48:14 GMTIsrael court condemns African migrant detentions (AP) — A high Israeli court has condemned the government's policy of detaining illegal African migrants captured in the Negev Desert, ordering that a detention facility be closed within three months and banning new detentions for a year.iGeneral newsIsraelMiddle East, 22 Sep 2014 19:05:46 GMTPolice identify 2 killed in Wyoming hospital crash, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two people who died after a car crashed into a pillar at a Casper, Wyoming, hospital.aGeneral newsAccidentsPoliceAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCasperWyomingUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 18:36:57 GMTProsecutor: more than 800 rounds of ammunition found in car of alleged White House intruder (AP) — Prosecutor: more than 800 rounds of ammunition found in car of alleged White House intruder.wGovernment and politics, 22 Sep 2014 18:51:59 GMTA Closer Look: Ways to hide, secure data on phones YORK (AP) — Apple got a lot of attention last week when it released a new privacy policy along with a declaration that police can't get to your password-protected data.ANICK JESDANUNhtBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyConsumer electronicsData privacyComputer and data securityTechnology issuesComputing and information technology, 22 Sep 2014 19:06:11 GMTNebraska's Abdullah: Jameis Winston must grow up, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah, a candidate for this year's Heisman Trophy, says 2013 winner Jameis Winston of Florida State needs to clean up his act.ERIC OLSONsSportsWomen's sportsHeisman TrophyCollege footballEventsCollege sportsFootballNebraskaBirminghamUnited StatesNorth AmericaAlabama, 22 Sep 2014 18:36:24 GMTSpaceX breaks ground on Texas rocket launch site, Texas (AP) — The commercial rocket launches that could begin as early as 2016 in the southernmost tip of Texas will be a critical step toward one day establishing a human presence on Mars, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said Monday.CHRISTOPHER SHERMANhtBusinessGeneral newsScienceTechnologySpace launchesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesTexasBrownsvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:40:05 GMTGuatemala emergency measures after deadly clash CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities have suspended some constitutional rights in a central municipality where 11 villagers died in a battle with guns and machetes.iGeneral newsGuatemalaGuatemala CityCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Sep 2014 20:08:00 GMTJudge rules in Alaska Native voting rights case, Alaska (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered the state to take additional steps to provide voting materials to Alaska Native voters with limited English.BECKY BOHRERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsVotingNational courtsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAlaskaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 20:02:34 GMTFate of Texas' tough voter ID law in judge's hands CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The fate of Texas' tough voter ID law moved into the hands of a federal judge Monday, following a trial that the U.S. Justice Department said exposed another chapter in the state's troubling history of discrimination in elections.PAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsNational courtsVotingElectionsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryTexasUnited StatesCorpus ChristiNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:31:22 GMTInvestors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo's stock fell Monday as investors grappled with uncertainty about the Internet company's future in the wake of last week's record-setting Wall Street debut by the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate stockInformation technologyOnline mediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesCorporate newsMedia, 22 Sep 2014 20:03:56 GMTProsecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case (AP) — Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in the car of the man accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside the building, a federal prosecutor said Monday. A machete and two hatchets also were found.PETE YOSTALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsCrimeGeneral newsDistrict of ColumbiaVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 20:00:48 GMTRavens owner, coach to address Rice investigation MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have scheduled news conferences for Monday afternoon during which owner Steve Bisciotti and coach John Harbaugh are expected to address questions about their investigation of the Ray Rice domestic violence case and their interaction with the NFL.aGeneral newsSportsSports governanceProfessional footballFootballMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:10:24 GMTStudy links changing winds to warming in Pacific new study released Monday found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of North America over the past century closely followed natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse gases related to global warming.JEFF BARNARDaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherAtmospheric scienceEnvironmental scienceClimateCoastlines and beachesOceanographyScienceOceansEnvironmental concernsEarth scienceEnvironmentEnvironment and naturePacific Ocean, 22 Sep 2014 19:40:21 GMTHate crime alleged in assault on disabled man CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Attorney General has brought new charges against three teens in an assault on a man with a mental disability. A video of the incident had been posted online.aGeneral newsHate crimesCrimeViolent crimeNew CastleDelawareUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:32:10 GMTWarrant issued for heir who missed NYC court date YORK (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor in Texas a decade ago, because he failed to show up for a New York City court appearance.aGeneral newsFugitivesArrestsLaw and orderCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:57:58 GMTAlaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter revealed during a live on-air segment that she owns a medical marijuana business and was quitting her job to advocate for the drug ahead of a November ballot initiative to legalize the recreational use of pot in Alaska.MARK THIESSENaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentRecreational drug laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 20:01:47 GMTProsecutor to drop all Seattle marijuana tickets (AP) — Seattle's elected prosecutor said Monday he's dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through the first seven months of this year, because most of them were issued by a single police officer who disagrees with the legal pot law.GENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsDrug-related crimeRecreational drug laws and regulationsCrimeGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:46:58 GMTClintons mark 10 years of annual summit YORK (AP) — Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton are marking the 10th anniversary of the former president's annual Clinton Global Initiative, pointing to female empowerment around the globe as the former secretary of state considers a 2016 presidential campaign.KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsSummitsGeneral newsInternational relationsPresidential electionsNational electionsElections, 22 Sep 2014 19:59:15 GMTState police: 3 missing Afghan soldiers in custody (AP) — Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the U.S.-Canadian border, Massachusetts law enforcement officials said.BOB SALSBERGaGeneral newsArmed forcesRegional cooperationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsInternational relationsAfghanistanMassachusettsUnited StatesCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 18:59:51 GMTNative Americans seek dismissal of Redskins' suit, Va. (AP) — Five Native Americans are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit the Washington Redskins filed against them over the team's nickname.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsNative AmericansTrademarksProfessional footballFootballLegal proceedingsLaw and orderIntellectual propertyUnited StatesVirginiaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 20:04:41 GMTPoll: Support for gay marriage may be leveling off survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dramatic growth in acceptance of equal rights for gays and lesbians.RACHEL ZOLLaGeneral newsPublic opinionReligionMarriageRelationshipsSocial affairsFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesCouplesLifestyle, 22 Sep 2014 19:58:03 GMTDolls, games, pots, pans up for toy hall of fame, N.Y. (AP) — Pots and pans and paper airplanes are among the 12 finalists for induction this year into the National Toy Hall of Fame.aBusinessGeneral newsToysRecreation and leisureLifestyleRochesterNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:39:44 GMTSt. Louis County cops apologize for flier wording LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County police are apologizing for the wording of a flier announcing a seminar to help officers interact with the media.aGeneral newsMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:38:50 GMTHomelessness increases among school children (AP) — The number of homeless school children is rising in U.S. schools.KIMBERLY HEFLINGwGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:32:27 GMTWesleyan orders fraternities to become coed, Conn. (AP) — Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its residential fraternities to become coeducational within the next three years.PAT EATON-ROBBaGeneral newsHigher educationCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsSocial affairsEducationMiddletownConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 20:05:42 GMTIslamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey, Turkey (AP) — Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees and raising pressure for the government to step up efforts to take on the Sunni extremists.DESMOND BUTLERiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesInternational incidentsHostage situationsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsDiplomacyInternational relationsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastAnkaraIraqUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:52:01 GMTReview: Solid Washington in mediocre 'Equalizer' you were lucky enough to catch Denzel Washington in "A Raisin in the Sun" on Broadway, you saw the hugely charismatic actor portray, in an iconic role, the full complexity of a human being: strengths and weaknesses, attributes and flaws, durability and vulnerability. All topped off, of course, with that boyish Washington charm.JOCELYN NOVECKeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairs, 22 Sep 2014 20:08:38 GMTIce in Arctic seas shrinks to 6th-lowest recorded YORK (AP) — Ice in Arctic seas shrank this summer to the sixth lowest level in 36 years of monitoring.SETH BORENSTEINaScienceWater environmentOceansEnvironmentEnvironment and nature, 22 Sep 2014 19:33:54 GMTSheriff: Iowa man locked 5 kids in bedroom all day CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man is charged with locking his girlfriend's five children in a bedroom for more than 24 hours without food or access to a bathroom, authorities said Monday.RYAN J. FOLEYaGeneral newsCrimes against childrenCrimeIowaIowa CityUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:20:10 GMTDenver deputies face civil trial in preacher death (AP) — A civil trial began Monday for five Denver sheriff's deputies accused of using excessive force in connection with the death of a homeless street preacher four years ago.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsPoliceLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCorrectional systemsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:25:17 GMTMedia wants cameras for theater shooting trial, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors and defense lawyers in the Colorado theater shootings case urged the judge on Monday to bar cameras from the courtroom during the trial, saying witnesses could be harassed and threatened because of the coverage.DAN ELLIOTTaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeMediaLaw and orderColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 18:54:50 GMTRepresentatives of Hamas, Fatah meet in Cairo (AP) — A Hamas and a Fatah official met in Cairo on Monday ahead of the start of reconciliation talks between the rival Palestinian factions this week in the Egyptian capital, an official told The Associated Press.HAMZA HENDAWIIBRAHIM BARZAKiGeneral newsWar and unrestTerritorial disputesInternational agreementsBlockadesGovernment and politicsInternational relationsPalestinian territoriesEgyptWest BankIsraelCairoGaza StripMiddle EastGazaNorth AfricaAfrica, 22 Sep 2014 18:48:20 GMTAccused White House intruder armed in July arrest (AP) — A former Army soldier accused of sprinting across the White House lawn and into the executive mansion was heavily armed when he was arrested by Virginia state troopers after a traffic stop in July.ALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsArrestsLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeDistrict of ColumbiaVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:50:01 GMTIslamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria, Algeria (AP) — An al-Qaida splinter group has kidnapped a French citizen and announced on Monday that it will execute him unless France ends its participation in air strikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq.AOMAR OUALIPAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsHostage situationsKidnappingWar and unrestIslamismCrimeGovernment and politicsAlgeriaAlgiersFranceNorth AfricaAfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 19:22:22 GMTAppeals court revives Connecticut synagogue suit, Conn. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reinstated a Jewish group's lawsuit accusing the Litchfield Historic District Commission of religious discrimination when it rejected plans for a synagogue in 2007.DAVE COLLINSaGeneral newsJudaismReligionNational courtsSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryReligious issuesSocial issuesConnecticutHartfordUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:11:15 GMTComputer bungle leads to Mexico child porn arrest CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in western Mexico said Monday they have arrested a man who was promoting children's camping trips in front of a group of parents, but accidentally called up images of child pornography on his computer.iGeneral newsCrimeArrestsCrimes against childrenLaw and orderMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Sep 2014 19:41:44 GMT2nd trial begins for man accused of killing teen, Fla. (AP) — Jury selection began Monday in the second trial of a Florida man accused of killing a Georgia teenager during an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderFloridaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:52:34 GMTMexico: Alert over mine spill into river to Ariz., Mexico (AP) — Authorities in a northern Mexican state issued a binational alert Monday after contaminants from a copper mine spilled into a river that flows into the U.S. state of Arizona.iBusinessGeneral newsRivers and streamsEnvironment and natureEnvironmental concernsEnvironmentWater environmentMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Sep 2014 19:29:46 GMTBear suspected to have killed New Jersey hiker MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday.DAVID PORTERaGeneral newsAnimalsBearsWildlifeNature reservesMammalsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 19:04:10 GMTHigh-profile Israeli spy Mike Harari dead at 87 (AP) — Israeli secret service agent Mike Harari, who played a major role in planning Mossad's revenge attacks against Palestinian militants implicated in the 1972 Munich massacre of the country's Olympics team, has died. He was 87.iGeneral newsHostage situationsMilitant groupsEspionageWar and unrestCrimeIsraelMunichMiddle EastGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 18:45:41 GMTProtesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in YORK (AP) — A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, hundreds of activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan's financial district, chanting, carrying signs and — in some places — sitting down in the street to protest what they said was corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.JENNIFER PELTZaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestClimateEnvironmental concernsEnvironment and natureEnvironment, 22 Sep 2014 20:01:11 GMTObama: Secret Service does a 'great job' (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Secret Service does "a great job." He says he is grateful for the "sacrifices" the service performs on his behalf and on behalf of his family.wGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agencies, 22 Sep 2014 18:50:18 GMT