FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:42:12 -0800Broken elevator traps disabled Connecticut residentshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90d0513c33ae432c85493a33a46122b4STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Disabled and other residents are trapped in their six-story building in Connecticut due to a broken elevator that may not be fixed for up to a month.aGeneral newsStamfordConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90d0513c33ae432c85493a33a46122b4Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:37:39 GMTGreek journalists on strikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06137adf4a134375b46c792b49bd2a4cATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek journalists are on a 24-hour strike, pulling all newscasts off the air a day before a nationwide general strike against austerity measures.iGeneral newsJournalistsStrikesNews mediaMediaLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsGreeceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/06137adf4a134375b46c792b49bd2a4cWed, 26 Nov 2014 08:49:27 GMTPassengers in Russia's Arctic give airliner a pushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ce612ed24542e4bb4c88c7a3aa2408MOSCOW (AP) — In other countries, you may be asked to give a push to a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, passengers in the Arctic came out of an airliner to the bitter cold to help it move to the runway.iGeneral newsOdditiesRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1ce612ed24542e4bb4c88c7a3aa2408Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:17:19 GMT2 FBI agents shot, wounded in St. Louis areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c02649fd353479dbc858da7472d5610ST. LOUIS (AP) — An FBI spokeswoman says two special agents have been shot in St. Louis County and that the incident isn't directly related to the Ferguson protests.aGeneral newsLaw enforcement agenciesViolent crimeCrimeGovernment and politicsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c02649fd353479dbc858da7472d5610Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:01:38 GMTGuard reinforcements contain damage in Fergusonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/720d9bacfb074a6ab4e0e9eabbcd2f95FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown.By JIM SALTER and JIM SUHRaGeneral newsViolent crimeCriminal investigationsLegal proceedingsArrestsCrimeProtests and demonstrationsCivil rights violationsHuman rights and civil libertiesLaw enforcement agenciesLaw and orderPolitical and civil unrestSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/720d9bacfb074a6ab4e0e9eabbcd2f95Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:55:08 GMTEU's Juncker proposes $380 billion investment planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b95d22ea0994e5b92b50a5c0e758c10BRUSSELS (AP) — Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Union's executive branch, is proposing a 315-billion euro ($380 billion) investment plan to boost the bloc's flagging economy with some 21 billion coming from EU institutions.iBusinessGeneral newsEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b95d22ea0994e5b92b50a5c0e758c10Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:52:13 GMTEU proposes $380 billion investment planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b0c8692918e48d5956297e659973087BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive is proposing a 315-billion euro ($380 billion) investment plan to boost the bloc's flagging economy, a scheme whose success will depend on leveraging 21 billion euros in guarantees and seed money to attract private funds.By RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b0c8692918e48d5956297e659973087Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:54:04 GMT3 Reasons holiday shoppers will spend cautiouslyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23f5f3b78cf3420a9711f8d5819448acNEW YORK (AP) — Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low.By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AND CHRIS RUGABERaBusinessGeneral newsPricesPersonal spendingHolidaysEconomyShoppingHoliday shoppingRecessions and depressionsPersonal financeOccasionsLifestyleConsumer products and servicesIndustrieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/23f5f3b78cf3420a9711f8d5819448acWed, 26 Nov 2014 12:01:13 GMTActivists raise Raqqa strikes death toll to 95http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed37b30c50b34fbba12db915b31a96d2BEIRUT (AP) — The death toll from a series of Syrian government airstrikes on the Islamic State group's stronghold in northeastern Syria has risen to at least 95, making it one of the deadliest attacks on the city of Raqqa in the past three years.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestPolitical activismPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsSyriaIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ed37b30c50b34fbba12db915b31a96d2Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:27:21 GMTOfficial: Gunmen kill 4 polio workers in Pakistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8da34ad533d1455380a5e761a462dbabQUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen attacked a polio vaccination team Wednesday, killing four health workers, while a suspected U.S. drone strike killed four alleged militants in Pakistan, officials said.By ABDUL SATTARiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsDrone surveillance and warfareImmunizationsLabor issuesInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsPublic healthSocial issuesSocial affairsPakistanUnited StatesSouth AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8da34ad533d1455380a5e761a462dbabWed, 26 Nov 2014 09:29:24 GMTNew Thai tourism strategy: 'I Hate Thailand'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b2b4580911948e4a316e05bc1918d57BANGKOK (AP) — It's been a bad year for tourism in Thailand, and at first glance it looked like a new YouTube video was adding to the misery.By JOCELYN GECKERiBusinessGeneral newsTravelLifestyleLeisure travelThailandSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6b2b4580911948e4a316e05bc1918d57Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:06:34 GMTBlack Friday gun buys test background check systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45caee84c9f64a0c96a75352aa8e04c1BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — Black Friday isn't just when shoppers rush to stores for holiday sales. It's also one of the busiest days of the year for gun purchases.By MATT STROUDaBusinessGeneral newsCrimeWest VirginiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45caee84c9f64a0c96a75352aa8e04c1Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:26:03 GMT2 FBI agents shot, injured in St. Louis areahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84283886d37e4b5b969c98ebc062023fST. LOUIS (AP) — An FBI spokeswoman says two special agents have been shot in St. Louis County, and that it is not directly related to the Ferguson protests.aGeneral newsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/84283886d37e4b5b969c98ebc062023fWed, 26 Nov 2014 11:31:35 GMTEgypt opens crossing to Gaza for 1st time in monthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0d1dff303a34f9bb6bf4f306f18e441AL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian authorities have temporarily re-opened a border crossing with the Gaza Strip to allow Palestinians stranded outside the territory to return home.By ASHRAF SWEILAMiGeneral newsEgyptGaza StripMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricaPalestinian territorieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e0d1dff303a34f9bb6bf4f306f18e441Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:58:38 GMTIran parliament approve science minister nomineehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5696a77dcd6b40798003470b592a9f81TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's parliament on Wednesday approved President Hassan Rouhani's nominee for ministry of science, ending a long stand-off between the moderate president and the conservative-dominated assembly.By AMIR VAHDATiGeneral newsCabinetsGovernment and politicsLegislatureIranMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5696a77dcd6b40798003470b592a9f81Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:23:56 GMTEyeing 2016, Clinton selective on policy issueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e16da74abc75472d9b8abb6599a6c54eWASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton offered praise for President Barack Obama's executive actions to stave off deportation for millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. But the Democrats' favored presidential hopeful has been less forthcoming on other issues in these early days of the 2016 contest.By KEN THOMASpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEventsInternational agreements2016 United States Presidential ElectionCampaignsImmigration policyPhilanthropic foundationsLegislatureImmigrationNational electionsElectionsInternational relationsGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsPhilanthropyUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e16da74abc75472d9b8abb6599a6c54eWed, 26 Nov 2014 09:15:34 GMTOwner of destroyed Massachusetts strip club sueshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d087f4ee93d465ea6f307523acece06SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The owner of a strip club destroyed in a natural gas explosion in Massachusetts has sued the utility for $5 million.aGeneral newsExplosionsUtilitiesAccidents and disastersIndustriesBusinessSpringfieldMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2d087f4ee93d465ea6f307523acece06Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:26:56 GMTFreighter with 700 migrants being towed to Cretehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6a3decfcb01460ba05368267ff88a11IERAPETRA, Greece (AP) — Hampered by gale-force winds and high waves, a Greek navy frigate was slowly towing a crippled freighter crammed with hundreds of migrants to safety on the southern island of Crete Wednesday.By NICHOLAS PAPHITISiGeneral newsPolitical refugeesHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGreeceCreteItalyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6a3decfcb01460ba05368267ff88a11Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:59:53 GMTGo-ahead for Liberia Senate campaign despite Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/699dd787b39740d6bc493ff67bfbe5daMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — With the number of reported Ebola cases in Liberia dropping, authorities have given the go-ahead for elections next month in the West African nation.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthWest AfricaLiberiaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/699dd787b39740d6bc493ff67bfbe5daWed, 26 Nov 2014 11:53:30 GMTNominee questions fairness of Taiwan film awardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33d3394df32d402e8ce9affe3f5b9091TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The golden horse statues have been awarded, but drama hasn't ended from one of Asia's biggest film festivals.eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentCelebrityTaiwanEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33d3394df32d402e8ce9affe3f5b9091Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:02:08 GMT10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be79a7d0342f4c1eb4518ad60941d8c2Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsHolidaysOccasionsLifestylehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/be79a7d0342f4c1eb4518ad60941d8c2Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:03:57 GMTIn Britain, US turkey dinner is big for businesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/630a6dad5f5840d5b35e7128d1b981a0LONDON (AP) — Plump turkeys in butcher shop windows. Harvest displays of pumpkin and corn. Sandwich boards describing groaning feasts.By DANICA KIRKAiBusinessGeneral newsHolidaysCelebrityOccasionsLifestyleEntertainmentArts and entertainmentUnited KingdomLondonUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/630a6dad5f5840d5b35e7128d1b981a0Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:11:54 GMTImage of Asia: Anniversary of Mumbai terror attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7a8b0fcc0214371a9536386336dd334In this photo by Rafiq Maqbool, Indian police officers guard the Chhatrapati Shivaji train station in Mumbai on the anniversary of the 2008 terror attack. The rampage by Pakistani gunmen at the train station and other locations in India's financial capital killed 166 people and shattered relations between the nuclear-armed neighbors. At a regional summit in Nepal, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: "Today, as we remember the horror of the terror attack in Mumbai in 2008, we feel the endless pain of loss of lives. Let us work together to fulfil the pledge we have taken to combat terrorism and trans-national crimes."By The Associated PressaGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestMumbaiIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c7a8b0fcc0214371a9536386336dd334Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:34:00 GMTPutin's tiger kills 15 goats in northeast Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d24b46732404eefa82534e93da35fefBEIJING (AP) — A rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin is keeping farmers in northeastern China on edge.iGeneral newsOdditiesAnimalsTigersWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationAgricultureIndustriesBusinessMammalsGovernment and politicsChinaRussiaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d24b46732404eefa82534e93da35fefWed, 26 Nov 2014 11:56:23 GMTThomas Cook shares tumble as CEO quitshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a6f018a37d14988b706256710ae9b0dLONDON (AP) — Thomas Cook Chief Executive Harriet Green has stepped down in a surprise move that wiped off around a fifth of the market value from the U.K.-based travel operator.iBusinessGeneral newsCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0a6f018a37d14988b706256710ae9b0dWed, 26 Nov 2014 10:55:06 GMTBrazen, beloved Lebanese singer Sabah dies at 87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15cd3b48538041a29ec521f3b159f845BEIRUT (AP) — Beloved for her powerful voice and brazen in the conservative Arab world for her multiple marriages, Lebanese singer, actress and entertainer Sabah never seemed far from the limelight during her six-decade career.By DIAA HADIDiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityObituariesBeirutLebanonMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15cd3b48538041a29ec521f3b159f845Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:52:28 GMTWhite House veto threat shelves possible tax planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc965b3d2bb94a17b3dfd5b3fd41ae1dWASHINGTON (AP) — A White House veto threat appears to have put on ice a congressional effort to permanently renew a handful of generous tax breaks for businesses and individuals. Officials say that the plan, brewing behind closed doors on Capitol Hill, favored corporations over the working class.By ANDREW TAYLORwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislaturePolitical partiesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsLegislationLocal governmentsPolitical organizationsEnergy and the environmentEnvironmentEnvironment and natureEconomic policyEconomyGovernment policyUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bc965b3d2bb94a17b3dfd5b3fd41ae1dWed, 26 Nov 2014 10:34:56 GMTIn Britain, US turkey dinner is businesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b502cd9d11294e28a02762d45a70633eLONDON (AP) — Big-breasted turkeys in butcher shop windows. Harvest displays of pumpkin and corn. Sandwich boards describing groaning feasts.By DANICA KIRKAiBusinessGeneral newsHolidaysCelebrityOccasionsLifestyleEntertainmentArts and entertainmentUnited KingdomLondonUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b502cd9d11294e28a02762d45a70633eWed, 26 Nov 2014 09:05:22 GMTHong Kong police arrest key protesters, clear sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e29953f2fc934d4ab6b885d139495928HONG KONG (AP) — Police arrested key student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests on Wednesday as they cleared barricades in one volatile district, throwing into doubt the future of a 2-month-old movement seeking free elections in the former British colony.By KELVIN CHANiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e29953f2fc934d4ab6b885d139495928Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:33:21 GMTADB: Japan likely to return to growth in 4Qhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38d69039ff6943c0b7ed639a4ed62342MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The president of the Asian Development Bank said Wednesday that Japan's economy is expected to return to growth in the fourth quarter of this year and its recession will have little impact on Southeast Asian economies.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyRecessions and depressionsJapanPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaChinaEast AsiaAsiaGreater Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/38d69039ff6943c0b7ed639a4ed62342Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:07:15 GMTSaudi Arabia: Deaths from MERS virus reach 348http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6028b80b93cb44588c5547f89963f0e6RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry says that a total of 348 people have died in the kingdom after contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome or MERS.iGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthSaudi ArabiaRiyadhMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6028b80b93cb44588c5547f89963f0e6Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:42:39 GMTRivalry week will be last stand for some coacheshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3785ed537a074d1ea37427479fd86be6Will Muschamp knows he will be coaching his last game for Florida this weekend. There are a few more coaches who will be doing the same thing without knowing it — at least for sure.By RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballIowaNebraskaMichiganLondonLincolnUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3785ed537a074d1ea37427479fd86be6Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:36:03 GMTMerkel: Continued Russia sanctions "unavoidable"http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/612d20a3b81e44e78a69c04996d1fc69BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says continued sanctions against Russia are "unavoidable" and that it will take "patience and perseverance" to end the crisis in Ukraine.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCrimeaGermanyRussiaUkraineDonetskEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/612d20a3b81e44e78a69c04996d1fc69Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:49:03 GMTOnce maligned, Iran's Jews find greater acceptancehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1737f92641884040a555b6716b2e5ca1YAZD, Iran (AP) — More than a thousand people trekked across Iran this past week to visit a shrine in this ancient Persian city, a pilgrimage like many others in the Islamic Republic — until you notice men there wearing yarmulkes.By ALI AKBAR DAREINIiGeneral newsIslamGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesTehranIranIsraelMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1737f92641884040a555b6716b2e5ca1Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:10:39 GMT6 killed in rebel attack on house of Yemen leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/521113b7b7524d6b8007ed3e7cd241feSANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen security officials say Shiite Houthi rebels have attacked and occupied the seat of power of an influential tribe in the capital, killing six guards and injuring four.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsYemenSanaaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/521113b7b7524d6b8007ed3e7cd241feWed, 26 Nov 2014 10:44:07 GMTGermany to require 30 pct women in top boardroomshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd0dcb01a957436183809d995af1e716BERLIN (AP) — Germany's coalition government wants major companies to have at least 30 percent women on its supervisory boards.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGermanyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd0dcb01a957436183809d995af1e716Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:53:58 GMTThanksgiving travelers contend with rain, snowhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c36f3b114d943d3bb47182666db8829MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges in the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contended with a nor'easter packing rain and snow.By FRANK ELTMANaGeneral newsHolidaysLeisure travelWeatherWinter weatherTravelOccasionsLifestyleNew YorkNew York CityNewarkUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Jerseyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c36f3b114d943d3bb47182666db8829Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:27:51 GMTImpoverished Lebanese city is target for IS grouphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2afae1f1f2e447f986ad9cfc048cf4d7TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) — Jamal Hayak is finally fixing up his restaurant, damaged a month ago in clashes between the army and militants in this northern Lebanese city. But he has little doubt violence will erupt again, and he says he fears next time it will be Islamic State group fighters battling in Tripoli's streets.By DIAA HADIDiGeneral newsMilitant groupsMunicipal governmentsCivil warsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsSyriaLebanonIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2afae1f1f2e447f986ad9cfc048cf4d7Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:01:07 GMTCleveland to release video of boy shot by officerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10561bcc814c408abfd097abd9f95f12CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police planned to release surveillance video from an officer's fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy who turned out to be carrying a replica gun.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/10561bcc814c408abfd097abd9f95f12Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:50:37 GMT7 killed in rebel attack on house of Yemen leaderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0750126c55b451f91f317c741cd3212SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni Shiite rebels attacked and occupied the seat of power of an influential tribe in the capital Wednesday, following clashes that killed six of the guards and one fighter, security officials and rebel media said.By AHMED AL-HAJiGeneral newsYemenSanaaMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a0750126c55b451f91f317c741cd3212Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:08:45 GMTNFL might not flex any Sunday night games in 2014http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93510be6d3184f938067dbf1a183c28eNEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since flexible scheduling came to "Sunday Night Football" in 2006, the NFL could go an entire season without needing it.By RACHEL COHENeArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentSports mediaTelevision ratingsProfessional footballFootballTelevisionMediahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/93510be6d3184f938067dbf1a183c28eWed, 26 Nov 2014 10:03:11 GMTWorld stocks rise after US growth revised higherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3acde1e10d04645afacf92966e291ccWorld stock markets mostly rose Wednesday as stronger U.S. growth offset a less rosy outlook for China.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsCommodity marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyChinaUnited StatesEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f3acde1e10d04645afacf92966e291ccWed, 26 Nov 2014 09:26:20 GMT26 coal miners die in fire in north China minehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d345cc0addc4c6a82bf0bf4e1a74f18BEIJING (AP) — A fire sparked by underground tremors tore through a coal mine in northeastern China early Wednesday, killing 26 miners and leaving several others with life-threatening injuries, state media reported.iGeneral newsFiresEnergy industryIndustriesBusinessMaterials industryAccidents and disastersAccidentsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d345cc0addc4c6a82bf0bf4e1a74f18Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:37:33 GMTIMF says Egypt's economy starting to recoverhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a4424a2eab644fb88393d6a7e6dbec1CAIRO (AP) — An International Monetary Fund official says that Egypt's economy has begun to recover after four years of slow activity.iGeneral newsEconomyBusinessFinancial servicesIndustriesEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5a4424a2eab644fb88393d6a7e6dbec1Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:51:28 GMTA glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the futurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e11a2618d4674a9a81bf4493fcf21f0cST. LOUIS (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown spoke publicly for the first time about the confrontation, and for the second straight night crowds poured into the streets of Ferguson to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict him.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeIndictmentsLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e11a2618d4674a9a81bf4493fcf21f0cWed, 26 Nov 2014 11:42:56 GMTHong Kong police clear 1 site, arrest leadershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d00873e16d94a86882c40311aaaaa1aHONG KONG (AP) — Police arrested key student leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests on Wednesday as they cleared barricades in one volatile district, throwing into doubt the future of a 2-month-old movement seeking free elections in the former British colony.By KELVIN CHANiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeGovernment and politicsHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d00873e16d94a86882c40311aaaaa1aWed, 26 Nov 2014 09:19:17 GMTFootball feast heavy on playoff implicationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/616eb577c1b74ab7863bdcc99447656bRivalries are like a big Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings — oh so appetizing but with the potential to leave you feeling sick and sleepy.By RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleMichiganTexasKansasMississippiOregonAlabamaCaliforniaWisconsinColoradoMarshallFresnoArizonaOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaMissourihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/616eb577c1b74ab7863bdcc99447656bWed, 26 Nov 2014 09:53:17 GMTBenin says Lassa fever kills 9, no Ebola foundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1fbdd0a057d42fd94091449a10fe85fCOTONOU, Benin (AP) — Nine people have died in Benin from Lassa fever, a viral disease common in West Africa with symptoms similar to Ebola, the country's health minister said.iGeneral newsDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthPublic healthBeninCotonouWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e1fbdd0a057d42fd94091449a10fe85fWed, 26 Nov 2014 11:07:09 GMTCorrection: Iraq-Bombing Baghdad storyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3c25e43697c4aeb8a18fc4eaaefe6c9BAGHDAD (AP) — In a story Nov. 25 about security in Baghdad, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of Iraq's Interior Ministry spokesman. His name is Saad Maan Ibrahim, not Maan Saad.iGeneral newsBombingsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerrorismImprovised explosivesGovernment and politicsBaghdadIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e3c25e43697c4aeb8a18fc4eaaefe6c9Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:55:35 GMTProtests against Ferguson decision grow across UShttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/797aaecbd6b744ed8339e910a31b58abPeople protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb.By SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsBlockadesCrimePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/797aaecbd6b744ed8339e910a31b58abWed, 26 Nov 2014 11:16:21 GMT