FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Oct 2014 18:37:52 -0700Obama invites Afghanistan's new leaders to US (AP) — President Barack Obama has extended new invitations to Afghanistan's new leaders to visit the White House early next year.wGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:20:51 GMTRoyals take early 2-1 lead in Game 2 of WS flash the defense that drove the Angels and Orioles batty during the playoffs. Alcides Escobar ended the third with a sleek play at shortstop. First baseman Eric Hosmer stopped a scorcher from Brandon Crawford for the first out of the inning.HOWIE RUMBERGsSportsBaseballMLB World SeriesProfessional baseballMen's sportsEvents, 23 Oct 2014 01:11:51 GMTEarly Apple computer sells for $905K at auction YORK (AP) — A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 has sold for $905,000 at auction in New York City.htGeneral newsTechnologyArts and collectibles auctionsShoppingLifestyleInformation technologyIndustriesBusinessNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:08:58 GMTTablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains_not phones YORK (AP) — AT&T said it gained 2 million wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, but most were from cheaper non-phone services such as tablets and Internet-connected cars. The nation's second-largest wireless carrier is facing pricing pressure from smaller rivals T-Mobile and Sprint in a competitive environment in which most Americans already have a cellphone.htBusinessPersonal financeTechnologyTelecommunicationsIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsCorporate stock, 22 Oct 2014 23:57:51 GMT4 candidates for NY governor debate, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his handling of the economy and government corruption under sharp criticism from Republican Rob Astorino Wednesday night during the only scheduled debate of the governor's race.DAVID KLEPPERaGeneral newsPolitical corruptionState governmentsEconomyCampaignsElectionsGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesBusinessNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 01:01:47 GMTSenate Democrats return to Ky. race with TV ads (AP) — Senate Democrats on Wednesday reversed course in the Kentucky race and put campaign cash behind television ads for Alison Lundergan Grimes and her bid to oust Republican Mitch McConnell.PHILIP ELLIOTTwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical organizationsUnited StatesKentuckyNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 22:33:10 GMTTeens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal (AP) — Three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an "online predator" who encouraged them, a school official said Wednesday, as U.S. officials tried to determine how they made it to Europe without anyone knowing and whether terrorists' appeal is deepening among vulnerable youth.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsSocial mediaTerrorismPrimary and secondary educationCrimeOnline mediaMediaWar and unrestEducationSocial affairsDenverUnited StatesColoradoGermanySyriaFrankfurtMinneapolisNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle EastMinnesota, 23 Oct 2014 00:03:35 GMTAP source: Arbiter rules NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal YORK (AP) — AP source: Arbiter rules NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal.aGeneral newsSportsSports governanceMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessProfessional footballFootball, 23 Oct 2014 01:02:43 GMTGiants and Royals tied 1-all early in Game 2 Butler gets the Royals even in the first inning with a two-out RBI single off Jake Peavy, ending the team's 0-for-17 skid with runners in scoring position.HOWIE RUMBERGsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballEventsProfessional baseballMen's sports, 23 Oct 2014 00:55:15 GMTVandalism reported at 5 National Parks LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and officials are investigating vandalism reports at five other parks.aGeneral newsNational parksVandalismCanyonsEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelCrimeUtahCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 23:42:51 GMTEarly Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction YORK (AP) — A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 sold for $905,000 at auction on Wednesday, far exceeding pre-sale estimates and outdoing a previous high price of more than $671,000 paid in Germany last year.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyArts and collectibles auctionsInformation technologyIndustriesShoppingLifestyle, 23 Oct 2014 00:54:43 GMTSenate candidates in Kan. seek to bolster support, Kan. (AP) — Independent Senate candidate Greg Orman on Wednesday decried a "broken political system that does not work for Kansas" in asking voters to join him in his surprisingly competitive challenge to veteran Republican Sen. Pat Roberts.THOMAS BEAUMONTJOHN HANNAaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsPolitical endorsementsState legislatureCampaignsLegislatureState governmentsKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:16:20 GMTRepublicans hope for congressional sweep in Iowa FALLS, Iowa (AP) — The politically savvy state of Iowa prides itself on purple voting, boasting a congressional delegation evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans. But this year, with a closely matched Senate race and three competitive House seats, the GOP sees an opportunity to turn the state a vibrant shade of red.CATHERINE LUCEYaGeneral newsState legislatureVoting districtsState governmentsState electionsGovernment and politicsLegislatureMid-term electionsPolitical partiesCaucusesSenate electionsElectionsPolitical organizationsIowaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:02:54 GMTObama expresses optimism about Ebola in US (AP) — President Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the disease and of others who were declared Ebola free after being exposed to the deadly virus.JIM KUHNHENNwHealthGovernment and politicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsUnited StatesWest AfricaDallasTexasNorth AmericaAfrica, 22 Oct 2014 23:32:05 GMTFoley seeks to boost his appeal in governor race, Conn. (AP) — Republican Tom Foley's campaign has begun airing a string of positive television ads during the final two weeks of Connecticut's virtually even gubernatorial rematch, considered one of the most negative elections in the country.SUSAN HAIGHaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsCampaignsState governmentsPolitical approval ratingsPublic opinionSocial affairsConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:50 GMTWildlife rehab for bear found in Oregon drugstore, Ore. (AP) — A black bear cub found wandering the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.aBusinessGeneral newsOdditiesAnimalsBearsWildlifeMammalsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 23:51:00 GMTProbe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum' HILL, N.C. (AP) — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A's and B's over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.AARON BEARDEMERY P. DALESIOaGeneral newsSportsSchool athleticsHigher educationCollege sportsSports transactionsSchool guidance counselingMen's basketballCollege footballBasketballSports governanceCollege basketballSchool curriculaFootballFraud and false statementsMen's sportsEducationSocial affairsSports businessCrimeNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:22:32 GMTNebraska trucker returns bull mastiff to Arizona, Neb. (AP) — A dog-loving Nebraska trucker has taken a lost 95-pound bull mastiff on a 1,380-mile trip back to her owners in Arizona.aOdditiesDogsMammalsAnimalsNebraskaArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 23:27:14 GMTSenator blasts CIA for censoring 'torture' report (AP) — Sen. Ron Wyden says the CIA is trying to blunt the impact of an upcoming Senate report examining the harsh treatment of al-Qaida detainees by insisting on censoring the pseudonyms used for agency officers mentioned in the document.KEN DILANIANwGovernment and politicsIntelligence agenciesLegislatureHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:39:05 GMTJudge nixes Teresa Giudice's halfway house bid, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge won't recommend that prison officials allow "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice to serve most of her prison sentence in a halfway house.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityCrimeNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryNewarkNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:32:14 GMTConcussion study says NCAA needs improvement (AP) — Colleges remain inconsistent in the way they handle athletes' concussions, according to a Harvard University study that comes more than four years after the NCAA began requiring schools to educate their players about the risks of head trauma and develop plans to keep injured athletes off the field.JIMMY GOLENaGeneral newsHealthSportsSports medicineMedical researchAthlete injuriesAthlete healthSchool athleticsHead injuriesCollege sportsCoachingSports governanceEducationSocial affairsInjuries, 23 Oct 2014 00:50:26 GMTUS to track everyone coming from Ebola nations (AP) — All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.MIKE STOBBEaHealthGovernment and politicsDisease outbreaksTravel laws and regulationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGeneral newsPublic healthGovernment regulationsUnited StatesWest AfricaLiberiaSierra LeoneGuineaAtlantaNebraskaVirginiaNorth AmericaAfricaGeorgia, 23 Oct 2014 00:16:12 GMTAP NewsBreak: California prisons end race policy, Calif. (AP) — California officials agreed Wednesday to end a policy in which it segregated prison inmates after riots based on their race as a way of preventing further violence.DON THOMPSONaGeneral newsNational courtsCorrectional systemsLaw and orderHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 01:22:27 GMTCompany fined $25M for work-at-home scheme ANGELES (AP) — A California company that promised lucrative returns for a few hours of work at home was fined $25 million on Wednesday for misleading 110,000 people to buy into the scheme that almost never paid off.BRIAN MELLEYaBusinessGeneral newsPersonal financeMarketing and advertisingCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:07:17 GMTColorado girls make possible bid to join militants (AP) — Three teenage girls from suburban Denver being investigated for possibly trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria aren't radicalized jihadis but rather victims of an online predator, a school official said Wednesday.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsMissing personsArrestsPrimary and secondary educationCrimeLaw and orderEducationSocial affairsBerlinColoradoSyriaDenverGermanyUnited StatesFrankfurtTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 22:46:34 GMT10 Things to Know for Thursday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:The Associated PressaGeneral news, 23 Oct 2014 01:00:29 GMTSearch for world's funniest person moves to Vegas ANGELES (AP) — An international search to find the world's funniest person is moving to Las Vegas, where people will get to see five finalists square off in an Olympics of comedy that pits France, Finland and other countries against one another.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:26:09 GMTPrincess in cockfighting case gets probation, Ore. (AP) — A Romanian princess was sentenced Wednesday to probation after apologizing for her role in an Oregon cockfighting enterprise that she said brought shame to her and her family.STEVEN DUBOISaGeneral newsAnimal crueltyCrimeNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryOregonPortlandUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 22:59:50 GMTGiants-Royals square off in Game 2 of World Series nice fall night in Kansas City for Game 2. There's some wind tonight — these fans dressed head-to-toe in blue are hoping this World Series doesn't become a blowout.HOWIE RUMBERGsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballEventsProfessional baseballMen's sports, 23 Oct 2014 00:02:44 GMT2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament, Ontario (AP) — A gunman with a scarf over his face killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that rocked the building with the boom of gunfire and forced lawmakers to barricade themselves in meeting rooms. The gunman was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms.JEREMY HAINSWORTHROB GILLIESiGeneral newsViolent crimeGovernment and politicsTerrorismAccidents and disastersCrimeLegislatureTheftWar and unrestCanadaOntarioOttawaTorontoUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:27:20 GMTNo. 9 Georgia to ask for Gurley's reinstatement, Ga. (AP) — Mark Richt said he was optimistic on Wednesday as Georgia was expected to file a request with the NCAA for tailback Todd Gurley's eligibility to be reinstated.CHARLES ODUMsSportsSchool athleticsCollege footballSports governanceCollege sportsEducationSocial affairsFootballGeorgiaAthensFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 23:14:17 GMTMan suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge POINT, Ind. (AP) — A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana on Wednesday refused to speak or even acknowledge his name to a judge, and a sheriff explained later that the suspect was upset his hearing was in open court before dozens of journalists.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLegal proceedingsCrimeArrestsLaw and orderViolent crimeIndianaGaryIllinoisChicagoTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 22:31:19 GMT9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal HILL, N.C. (AP) — The scale of an academic scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was far more widespread than previously reported and included about 1,500 athletes who got easy As and Bs over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.AARON BEARDEMERY P. DALESIOaGeneral newsSportsSchool athleticsHigher educationCollege sportsMen's basketballSchool guidance counselingCollege footballBasketballSports governanceCollege basketballFootballMen's sportsEducationSocial affairsNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 22:48:47 GMTMan apprehended after jumping White House fence (AP) — An unidentified man was in the custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and their dogs.DARLENE SUPERVILLEwGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 01:10:42 GMTExpert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun LOUIS (AP) — Michael Brown's official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigation says there's no way to conclude whether the injury meant the unarmed 18-year-old was trying to grab the gun of the officer who killed him.JIM SALTERaGeneral newsForensicsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 22:36:21 GMTAP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal person familiar with the case has told The Associated Press that an arbiter has ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension.ROB MAADDIaGeneral newsSportsSports governanceMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessProfessional footballFootball, 23 Oct 2014 01:15:44 GMTHospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks (AP) — Diplomas from outstanding medical schools. Records free of discipline. A team trusted by a president.MARTHA MENDOZAMATT SEDENSKYaGeneral newsHealthEmergency careHigher educationInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessEducationSocial affairsTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:11:59 GMTCanada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism, Ontario (AP) — A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's prime minister called it the country's second terrorist attack in three days.JEREMY HAINSWORTHROB GILLIESiGeneral newsViolent crimeTerrorismGovernment and politicsCrimeWar casualtiesLegislatureTheftWar and unrestOntarioCanadaOttawaTorontoMiddle EastNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 01:19:08 GMTButler, Escobar rally Royals to 2-1 lead in Game 2 CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler and Alcides Escobar had run-scoring hits off Jake Peavy, and the Kansas City Royals took a 2-1 lead over San Francisco after three innings Wednesday night as they tried to even the World Series at a game apiece.RONALD BLUMsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballEventsProfessional baseballMen's sportsMissouriKansas CityCaliforniaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 23 Oct 2014 01:23:30 GMTGovernment ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles (AP) — The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information and a malfunctioning website.TOM KRISHERaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesFloridaNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 01:13:36 GMTFormer Illini coaches speak at McClain's funeral, Ill. (AP) — It seems no one knew that former University of Illinois assistant basketball coach Wayne McClain had lung cancer until just before he died last week. Not even his brother Terry.DAVID MERCERaGeneral newsSportsFunerals and memorial servicesHigh school basketballCoachingBasketballHigh school sportsMen's basketballCollege basketballCollege sportsMen's sportsIllinoisChampaignPeoriaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Oct 2014 22:33:39 GMTMagic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, he says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry's largely white and Asian workforce.MICHAEL LIEDTKEhtBusinessGeneral newsSportsWorkplace diversityHispanicsWomen's sportsAfrican-AmericansTechnologyWomen's basketballBasketballProfessional basketballPersonnelSocial diversitySocial issuesSocial affairsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:09:45 GMTCanada PM: attacks against soldiers are terrorism, Ontario (AP) — Canada's prime minister says Wednesday's fatal shooting of a Canadian soldier in Ottawa and a hit-and-run that killed another earlier this week are grim reminders that Canada is not immune to terrorism.iGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestGovernment and politicsCanadaOntarioOttawaNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:32:25 GMTTexas' Davis says she would welcome Obama visit, Texas (AP) — Democrat Wendy Davis said Wednesday she would welcome President Barack Obama campaigning for her in Texas after largely keeping distance from him throughout her underdog run for governor.PAUL J. WEBERpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsCampaignsUnited StatesTexasAustinNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 01:03:13 GMTPostal workers appeal to Harvard president, Mass. (AP) — The American Postal Workers Union is calling upon Harvard University's president to oppose a deal between Staples Inc. and the U.S. Postal Service, or resign her seat on the office supply company's board.aBusinessGeneral newsHigher educationSchool administrationLabor negotiationsEducationSocial affairsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesPersonnelLabor issuesSocial issuesMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:43:12 GMTPalestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station (AP) — A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a three-month-old baby girl and wounding eight people in what police called a terror attack.IAN DEITCHiGeneral newsTransportationTerrorismWar and unrestNationalismIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsJerusalemPalestinian territoriesIsraelWest BankGaza StripMiddle EastUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:28:13 GMTCuomo memoir sales off to slow start in 1st week, N.Y. (AP) — Days after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) tempered expectations about how well his new memoir is selling, the first results are in.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsState governmentsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNew YorkNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:07:50 GMTGOP Sen. Collins, Democrat Bellows debate in Maine, Maine (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows are clashing over issues like universal health care, the best way to fight Ebola and the best way to boost the economy.aGeneral newsState legislatureGovernment and politicsLegislaturePolitical partiesState governmentsPolitical organizationsMaineBangorUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 01:10:32 GMTUS journalist leaves hospital after Ebola recovery, Neb. (AP) — An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said.MARGERY A. BECKaGeneral newsHealthJournalistsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessNews mediaMediaOmahaNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 00:44:49 GMTAP NewsAlert, Calif. (AP) — AP NewsBreak: California prisons to end policy that segregated inmates by race after riots.aGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsRace and ethnicityCorrectional systemsLaw and orderCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 01:05:56 GMT