FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 25 Jul 2014 06:43:07 -0700Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad, Taiwan (AP) — The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.JOHNSON LAICHRISTOPHER BODEENiGeneral newsAccidentsFiresSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersTransportationTaiwanEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 25 Jul 2014 12:46:30 GMTRussian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash (AP) — Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the crash of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage.LAURA MILLSNATALIYA VASILYEVAiBusinessGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashEconomyAccidentsGovernment and politicsEventsForeign policyGovernment policyInternational relationsAccidents and disastersTransportationRussiaMoscowCrimeaUkraineUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 12:00:44 GMTAustralia, Netherlands start to secure crash site, Ukraine (AP) — A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments that will try to protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home.JONA KALLGRENLUCIEN KIMiGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashWar and unrestAccidentsGovernment and politicsEventsAccidents and disastersTransportationUkraineKharkivNetherlandsAustraliaMalaysiaRussiaEastern EuropeEuropeWestern EuropeOceaniaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 25 Jul 2014 13:32:56 GMTNew EU sanctions to target Russian businesses (AP) — European Union ambassadors reached a preliminary deal Friday on stepped-up sanctions against Russia, targeting its access to European capital markets and trade in the defense sector, dual-use goods and sensitive technologies.JOHN-THOR DAHLBURGiBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeInternational relationsEconomyEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyCrimeaRussiaEuropeUkraineEastern Europe, 25 Jul 2014 13:26:11 GMTJudge denies Hernandez's request for dismissal RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A judge has rejected a motion by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to dismiss charges stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near the former New England Patriot player's home.aGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderFall RiverMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 11:30:04 GMTUS stock futures ease on earnings results YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures headed lower early Friday as a handful of big companies posted weaker results than Wall Street expected. Amazon's shares sank after it posted a quarterly loss.aBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsFinancial marketsUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 13:15:58 GMTLosing Indonesia presidential candidate files suit, Indonesia (AP) — Lawyers say the losing candidate in Indonesia's presidential election has filed a legal challenge of the outcome in the country's highest court.iGeneral newsNational electionsElectionsGovernment and politicsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJava, 25 Jul 2014 13:02:12 GMTCyprus passes 5th bailout review, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' international creditors say the country's bailout program is making good progress as fiscal targets have been comfortably met, welfare reform has move forward and more steps have been taken to shore up the weak banking sector.iBusinessGeneral newsCyprusWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 12:32:29 GMTUganda: 9 bodies found after tribal clashes, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan police official says nine bodies have been discovered buried under four different sites in an ongoing investigation of mass graves in a western part of the country that had tribal violence recently.iGeneral newsWar and unrestUgandaEast AfricaAfrica, 25 Jul 2014 13:20:31 GMTOrders for US durable goods up 0.7 percent in June (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans.wBusinessGeneral newsEconomyEconomic outlookProduction facilitiesLeading economic indicatorsManufacturing sector performanceIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 13:16:09 GMTHoliday World plans new winged roller coaster CLAUS, Ind. (AP) — The Holiday World amusement park in southern Indiana says it's building a new roller coaster that will launch riders to 60 miles an hour in 3.5 seconds, with a 14-story loop among four inversions.tTravelLifestyleLeisure travelHolidaysAmusement and theme parksOccasionsRecreation and leisureIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 13:15:14 GMTBig family hit by Sandy to share lottery winnings, N.J. (AP) — A large family that lives at the shore and suffered losses during Superstorm Sandy will share a $20 million lottery jackpot that one of the 17 siblings said will be "a great pick-me-up."aGeneral newsLotteriesNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 12:51:15 GMTCyprus passes bailout review, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' international creditors said Friday that the country's bailout program is making good progress as fiscal targets have been comfortably met, welfare reform has moved forward and more steps have been taken to shore up the weak banking sector.iBusinessGeneral newsFinancial servicesIndustriesCyprusEuropeWestern Europe, 25 Jul 2014 13:22:13 GMTCause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are attempting to determine why a man identified as a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelphia suburb and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the patient had concerns about him.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 12:00:45 GMTMichigan dog owner may be charged in fatal attack TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The owner of two dogs that fatally mauled a man as he jogged along a rural Michigan road could be charged after the attack, which was the third since 2012 involving canines from the same property, officials said.aGeneral newsDogsAccidentsAccidents and disastersMammalsAnimalsMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 13:19:06 GMTUK economy grows to surpass pre-crisis peak (AP) — Britain's economy has grown to surpass the peak it reached in 2008, before the global banking crisis caused a deep recession, official figures showed Friday.fBusinessEconomic growthEconomyFinancial crisisRecessions and depressionsFinancial marketsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 10:44:15 GMTPot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban (AP) — Pot may be legal in some states — but the neighbors don't have to like it.aBusinessGeneral newsRecreational drug laws and regulationsCommunity and neighborhood groupsSmoking laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsSocial groups and organizationsSocial affairsDenverColoradoArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 13:26:28 GMTStage 19 for sprinters has begun on Tour de France, France (AP) — Tour de France riders are heading northward on a mostly flat Stage 19 that's likely to end in a bunch sprint.sSportsTour de FranceCyclingRoad cyclingEventsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 10:49:08 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newsTerritorial disputesHealthWar and unrestIsraelMiddle East, 25 Jul 2014 11:00:55 GMTIsrael kills senior Gaza militant, mulls next move (AP) — Israeli aircraft struck 30 houses in the Gaza Strip early Friday, killing a leader of the militant Islamic Jihad group and two of his sons, as Israel's Security Cabinet was to decide whether to expand its operation or consider ideas for a cease-fire.DANIEL ESTRINIBRAHIM BARZAKiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesMilitant groupsWar and unrestBlockadesProperty damageCease firesGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesWest BankIsraelJerusalemGaza StripTel AvivMiddle EastGaza, 25 Jul 2014 12:01:26 GMTEx-'X Factor' judge Tulisa fined for blogger blow (AP) — British singer and former "X Factor" judge Tulisa Contostavlos, who last week won a legal victory over a tabloid sting story, has been fined for assaulting a celebrity blogger at a music festival.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 11:21:24 GMTUS agency probes Hyundai Sonata air bag problem (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether an electrical problem can knock out the air bags on some older Hyundai Sonatas.aBusinessGeneral newsProducts and servicesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustries, 25 Jul 2014 13:00:28 GMTJudge asked to reconsider mob beating sentences (AP) — Prosecutors are returning to court to ask a judge to reconsider the sentences for two men who participated in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist in April.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 11:50:43 GMTFox, Arnett share 'TMNT' love with Comic-Con crowd DIEGO (AP) — For the human stars of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," it's all about Michelangelo.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentComic-Con InternationalAnimation and comicsEventsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 11:36:52 GMTDeal still elusive for Gaza cease-fire (AP) — Turbulent negotiations to broker a temporary truce in the Gaza Strip are continuing against the backdrop of fresh Israeli attacks on Palestinian militants.LARA JAKESiGovernment and politicsWar and unrestCease firesInternational relationsGeneral newsEgyptCairoIsraelGaza StripMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricaPalestinian territories, 25 Jul 2014 12:26:28 GMTRussia bans dairy imports from Ukraine (AP) — Russia has announced a ban on all dairy imports from Ukraine starting next week, a move Kiev has dismissed as politically motivated.iBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsUkraineRussiaEuropeEastern Europe, 25 Jul 2014 12:09:05 GMTIraqi cleric urges leaders not to 'cling' to power (AP) — Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, has called upon political leaders not to "cling" to their posts at the cost of political stability as pressure mounts for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down.SAMEER N. YACOUBVIVIAN SALAMAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsGovernment transitionsIslamReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesNational governmentsIraqMiddle East, 25 Jul 2014 12:30:57 GMTEuro hurdles champ out of Comm Games for doping, Scotland (AP) — European 400-meter hurdles champion Rhys Williams was ruled out of the Commonwealth Games on Friday after becoming the second Welsh athlete suspended for a doping offense this month.ROB HARRISsSportsDoping regulationsDopingTrack and fieldCommonwealth GamesEventsUnited KingdomScotlandGlasgowWalesEuropeWestern Europe, 25 Jul 2014 11:17:14 GMTEU reaches preliminary deal on Russia sanctions (AP) — European Union ambassadors have reached a preliminary deal on stepped-up sanctions against Russia, targeting its access to European capital markets and trade in the defense sector, dual-use goods and sensitive technologies.iBusinessGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsEuropeRussiaEastern Europe, 25 Jul 2014 12:40:31 GMTSon of South Korean sunken ferry owner detained, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police detained the eldest son of the sunken ferry owner Friday after two months on the run, three days after his billionaire father was confirmed dead.HYUNG-JIN KIMYOUKYUNG LEEiGeneral newsForensicsCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 25 Jul 2014 11:45:13 GMTBlack box found at Air Algerie wreckage site (AP) — French soldiers secured a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, the French president said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all onboard is bad weather.ELAINE GANLEYSYLVIE CORBETiBusinessGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashTerrorismGovernment and politicsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEventsWar and unrestNigerBurkina FasoOuagadougouFranceMaliAlgeriaWest AfricaAfricaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Africa, 25 Jul 2014 13:07:35 GMTBSkyB to create multinational European TV network (AP) — London-based pay TV network BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a multinational European broadcaster. The deal could have a wider impact on the media industry, giving Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox a cash boost to potentially revive its attempt to buy Time Warner.GREGORY KATZiBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentBroadcast televisionTelevisionMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesMediaUnited KingdomLondonGermanyEuropeWestern EuropeEngland, 25 Jul 2014 11:37:44 GMTBaby dies after being left in hot car in Kansas, Kan. (AP) — Police say a 10-month-old girl has died after being left in a hot car outside a house in south Wichita.aGeneral newsWichitaKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 13:04:21 GMTHigh speed rail opens between main Turkish cities, Turkey (AP) — Turkey is inaugurating a high-speed rail service linking the capital Ankara to Istanbul which will cut travel time between the country's main two cities by half.iGeneral newsTurkeyIstanbulAnkaraMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 13:27:43 GMTIraq Sunni militias pinched by jihadis, corruption (AP) — Wisam al-Hardan's cellphone rang late into the night. He let it ring on and on. He couldn't bear to answer.RYAN LUCASQASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestGovernment payGovernment and politicsGovernment business and financeBusinessBaghdadUnited StatesIraqMiddle EastNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 10:55:31 GMTClosing arguments Monday in player's slaying ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Closing arguments are expected Monday in the trial of a man accused in the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.aGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeCollege footballLaw and orderCollege sportsFootballAnn ArborMichiganDetroitUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 12:40:14 GMTSouth Korea news agency says police detain eldest son of sunken ferry owner, South Korea (AP) — South Korea news agency says police detain eldest son of sunken ferry owner.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 25 Jul 2014 10:26:17 GMTAcadia named nation's 'favorite place' HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Acadia National Park in Maine has been named America's Favorite Place by viewers of ABC's "Good Morning America."tTravelLifestyleMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 13:14:12 GMTLockout looms as Met contracts set to expire YORK (AP) — Figaro might not be getting married anytime soon. Mimi and Rodolfo might not fall in love in that cold Parisian garret. And Macbeth might never murder his way to the throne.MIKE SILVERMANaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsPerforming arts, 25 Jul 2014 12:48:44 GMTCentral American leaders convening at White House (AP) — President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress remains deeply split over proposals to stem the crisis on the border.JOSH LEDERMANwGovernment and politicsPolitical refugeesLegislatureImmigrationGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesHondurasDistrict of ColumbiaGuatemalaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 13:30:13 GMTSon of S.Korea sunken ferry owner detained, South Korea (AP) — South Korean news agency says the eldest son of the sunken ferry owner has been detained by police after two months on the run.iBusinessGeneral newsArrestsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderCrimeSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 25 Jul 2014 10:47:21 GMTOhio State band marches on after director's firing, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director: A day after he was fired, the band is performing with the Columbus Symphony in what is often considered its unofficial season kickoff.aGeneral newsOhioColumbusUnited StatesNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 11:04:58 GMTOil price slips below $102 a barrel price of oil slipped below $102 a barrel on Friday, falling for a second day after spiking on lower U.S. inventories and tensions in Ukraine and the Middle East.PABLO GORONDIaBusinessGeneral newsPricesCommodity marketsEconomyFinancial marketsUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 25 Jul 2014 12:34:52 GMTFIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup (AP) — FIFA rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament "can achieve positive change."iGeneral newsSports2018 FIFA World CupFIFA World CupMen's soccerInternational soccerProfessional soccerMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashSports governanceSoccerEventsMen's sports2014 FIFA World CupRussiaCrimeaEastern EuropeEuropeUkraine, 25 Jul 2014 13:27:24 GMTOrders for US durable goods up 0.7 percent in June led by solid gain in business investment (AP) — Orders for US durable goods up 0.7 percent in June led by solid gain in business investment.wBusinessGeneral news, 25 Jul 2014 12:31:51 GMTBlack box found at site of Air Algerie crash (AP) — French soldiers on Friday secured one of the black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that went down in restive northern Mali with the loss of at least 116 people, French President Francois Hollande said Friday. Terrorism has not been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely cause is bad weather.ELAINE GANLEYiGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashTerrorismAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationEventsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsNigerFranceBurkina FasoOuagadougouMaliAlgeriaWest AfricaAfricaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Africa, 25 Jul 2014 10:35:17 GMTScrap-metal Transformers on mission to save planet, Montenegro (AP) — Watch out, Transformers are in town!PREDRAG MILICiGeneral newsVisual artsArts and entertainmentMontenegroPodgoricaEastern EuropeEurope, 25 Jul 2014 11:32:36 GMTMolson Coors Brewing CEO to retire at year's end (AP) — Molson Coors Brewing Co. President and CEO Peter S. Swinburn is retiring at year's end.fBusinessCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnel, 25 Jul 2014 13:27:04 GMTKyrgyzstan's ex-preident sentenced to life, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A former president of Kyrgyzstan has been convicted and sentenced in absentia to life in prison for his role in violently breaking up an opposition rally, resulting in 77 deaths.LEILA SARALAYEVAiGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderKyrgyzstanCentral AsiaAsia, 25 Jul 2014 12:24:12 GMTOfficials: 3 Palestinians killed in West Bank (AP) — Palestinian hospital officials say three Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank, which has become increasingly restive because of a war between Israel and Hamas militants next door in the Gaza Strip.DANIEL ESTRINIBRAHIM BARZAKiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestMilitant groupsBlockadesProperty damageProtests and demonstrationsCease firesPolitical and civil unrestGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesWest BankIsraelMiddle EastJerusalemGaza StripTel AvivGaza, 25 Jul 2014 13:34:05 GMT