FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:08:35 -0700Miss Uganda contestants compete in farminghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f68c068b6f0249b8a742699e2fb6f12eWOBULENZI, Uganda (AP) — When the Miss Uganda contestants arrived at this sprawling farm outside Kampala, they quickly realized their high-heels would not be useful. So they put on gumboots and strutted awkwardly as they took turns learning how to milk a cow.RODNEY MUHUMUZAiGeneral newsBeauty pageantsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentUgandaKampalaEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f68c068b6f0249b8a742699e2fb6f12eFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:37:33 GMTAttack on Egypt army post kills 25http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34677521dcfc4690bd1ea3b5c4d2f72fEL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An attack on an army post in the restive northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula caused a large explosion and killed 25 people, according to security and medical officials, making it one of the deadliest attacks on security forces since violence spiked following the ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi last year.ASHRAF SWEILAMiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestArmed forcesAccidents and disastersMilitary and defenseTerrorismGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34677521dcfc4690bd1ea3b5c4d2f72fFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:21:27 GMTJudge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Tophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92b69dea08354f07909c8933ffd56422NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An East Tennessee judge has said he is ready to stop developers in the newly minted town of Rocky Top, Tennessee, from using the Rocky Top name on merchandise — at least temporarily.TRAVIS LOLLERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/92b69dea08354f07909c8933ffd56422Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:57:11 GMTNavajo high court orders election postponedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb7d9317b44c4735ac3f38de7e5cef2cFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The top court on the largest American Indian reservation ordered tribal election officials to postpone the Navajo Nation's presidential election and immediately reprint ballots without the name of a candidate who was disqualified in a language fluency case.FELICIA FONSECAaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential Election2014 United States General ElectionUnited States General ElectionElectionsGeneral electionsNational electionsEventsNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb7d9317b44c4735ac3f38de7e5cef2cFri, 24 Oct 2014 14:42:40 GMTQ&A: Anna Kendrick on modeling, movies and musichttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c17b118b1284dd8aa139d087c0acda1LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anna Kendrick is in the holiday spirit.NICOLE EVATTeArts and entertainmentLifestyleMoviesFashionEntertainmentBeauty and fashionMusicPerforming artsCelebrityFashion designhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c17b118b1284dd8aa139d087c0acda1Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:31:52 GMTPesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weedshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f93d2bea254b4a7996a5e8075473c2b4COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pesky. Illegal. Effective?ANN SANNERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsCampaignsMid-term electionsMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsOhioColumbusRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f93d2bea254b4a7996a5e8075473c2b4Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:18:28 GMTWHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/303a29b1c65e4b0aa811bce7cea513abLONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.MARIA CHENGiBusinessGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksEpidemicsImmunizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthUnited KingdomWest AfricaAfricaEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/303a29b1c65e4b0aa811bce7cea513abFri, 24 Oct 2014 14:42:03 GMTTurkey says 1,300 Syria rebels heading to Kobanihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1e77ea99c334017807f790f5e97eff0TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Turkey's president said Friday that Ankara would allow hundreds of Syrian rebels to travel to the embattled border town of Kobani in order to help Kurdish fighters there fend off an Islamic State onslaught.JARI TANNERDIAA HADIDiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsTurkeySyriaAnkaraMiddle EastEstoniaUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c1e77ea99c334017807f790f5e97eff0Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:54:28 GMTProcter & Gamble taking out its batterieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/125428fdb2d447649e7d67af9705d16cNEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble plans to remove its batteries and make Duracell a stand-alone company.MICHELLE CHAPMANCANDICE CHOIfBusinesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/125428fdb2d447649e7d67af9705d16cFri, 24 Oct 2014 14:16:19 GMTAttack on Egypt army post kills 17http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/baa525642da64094bc5f86dcb7942579EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An attack on an army post in the restive northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula caused a large explosion and killed 17 people, according to security and medical officials, making it one one of the deadliest attacks on security forces since violence spiked following the ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi last year.ASHRAF SWEILAMiGeneral newsWar and unrestAccidents and disastersTerrorismReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/baa525642da64094bc5f86dcb7942579Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:38:37 GMTWoman guilty of pushing husband off cliff appealshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71926af8628f421b9d9b2282d1524de0KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A Montana woman is appealing her conviction for killing her husband of eight days by pushing him off a cliff in Glacier National Park last year.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderKalispellMontanaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71926af8628f421b9d9b2282d1524de0Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:47:16 GMTUS stocks rise broadly on earnings; Amazon sinkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c8cb52c8f004659979030ba45166869NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose again Friday, putting the market on track for its best week in almost two years. Amazon plunged after the company reported dismal third-quarter results, but that wasn't enough to drag the rest of the market down.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0c8cb52c8f004659979030ba45166869Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:01:06 GMTSenate Democrats borrow $10M as races tightenhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b9e9b55852742dba1a6ac9f559ea561WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats' campaign arm is borrowing $10 million for a last-minute boost to their fundraising as officials see their majority increasingly in peril.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical organizationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b9e9b55852742dba1a6ac9f559ea561Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:44:16 GMTEbola: MSF says self-quarantine not neededhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3992d62c775d412db96f427651144200CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Doctors Without Borders insisted Friday, after one of its doctors who worked in Guinea came down with Ebola in New York City, that self-quarantines are not necessary when there are no symptoms of the disease.SARAH DiLORENZOBOUBACAR DIALLOiGeneral newsHealthDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesWest AfricaGuineaConakrySenegalAfricaMalihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3992d62c775d412db96f427651144200Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:52:04 GMTBinoche explores risks, passion of war photographyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f841c4ff0f144652b6ac0da876a0f60dNEW YORK (AP) — Actress Juliette Binoche has long been fascinated by war photography, she says, and often wonders about the people who risk their lives to capture such photos. Who are they, and what are they like?JOCELYN NOVECKeArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentNews mediaMediaAfghanistanCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f841c4ff0f144652b6ac0da876a0f60dFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:40:51 GMTCanadians seek to understand Parliament shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b89864e2300d4e61b1050f17d45a25f5OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Authorities and ordinary Canadians sifted through confounding shards of a gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat of power.JENNIFER PELTZRACHEL LA CORTEiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeWar and unrestCriminal investigationsCrimeTerrorismGovernment and politicsLegislatureLaw and orderOntarioCanadaOttawaVancouverSyriaLibyaMiddle EastNorth AmericaBritish ColumbiaNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b89864e2300d4e61b1050f17d45a25f5Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:26:57 GMTFederal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68935d2227e340dda759d9e2e594ebb8WASHINGTON (AP) — The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus.JESSICA GRESKOwGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/68935d2227e340dda759d9e2e594ebb8Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:59:21 GMTQueen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e916da54d064728acacdbfdfaee45b4LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."htArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e916da54d064728acacdbfdfaee45b4Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:21:56 GMTPolice prepare for grand jury decision in Fergusonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43bbe5c760e04d4093babb0aec926d1bFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis.DAVID A. LIEBJIM SALTERaGeneral newsViolent crimeRiotsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesLegal proceedingsPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/43bbe5c760e04d4093babb0aec926d1bFri, 24 Oct 2014 14:54:31 GMTKerry says no apology to NKorea to free Americanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03e1f685d76945b1920a93d549fd69d1WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is ruling out a U.S. apology to North Korea to secure the release of two detained Americans.wGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth KoreaNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/03e1f685d76945b1920a93d549fd69d1Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:52:03 GMTUN authorizes ship inspections for Somali charcoalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74f7205023eb4c54b72852de91d9b762UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has authorized the inspection of ships suspected of carrying highly prized charcoal from Somalia, a move aimed at enforcing a ban on charcoal exports and cutting off a lucrative source of funding for the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab.iGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyBusinessSomaliaAfricaEast Africahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/74f7205023eb4c54b72852de91d9b762Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:12:19 GMTNational Institutes of Health: Dallas nurse now free of Ebola, will be released from hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/977e0a58730f49b8ad5981d13ffa2228WASHINGTON (AP) — National Institutes of Health: Dallas nurse now free of Ebola, will be released from hospital.wGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/977e0a58730f49b8ad5981d13ffa2228Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:55:24 GMTVienna honors deserters from Hitler's armyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57eebefdffca41efad11e258ea32acf5VIENNA (AP) — Austria's president has apologized for his country's treatment of soldiers who deserted Hitler's army during World War II as traitors.iGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesNazismGovernment and politicsViennaAustriaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/57eebefdffca41efad11e258ea32acf5Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:50:22 GMTWTA semis: Williams-Wozniacki, Halep-Radwanskahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f20dee87ba4243b79dcbebec2b9dac48SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams made the semifinals of the WTA Finals and earned the year-end No. 1 ranking without hitting a ball on Friday.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f20dee87ba4243b79dcbebec2b9dac48Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:37:06 GMTLawmaker: New case raises questions on Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e3f0bd879cd4f3ca684fd447d6376e3WASHINGTON (AP) — The new case of Ebola diagnosed in New York City has raised "even more questions about procedures in treating patients and risks to Americans," a Republican committee chairman said Friday.ERICA WERNERMATTHEW DALYwHealthGovernment and politicsEpidemicsLegislatureInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthUnited StatesGuineaWest AfricaNorth AmericaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e3f0bd879cd4f3ca684fd447d6376e3Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:18:55 GMTNYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infectedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/050b4341fb724bf580fd8237dbff93d8NEW YORK (AP) — Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.JONATHAN LEMIRECOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsHealthPublic healthHumanitarian crisesEmergency managementMunicipal governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsNew YorkWest AfricaNew York CityUnited StatesGuineaAfricaManhattanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/050b4341fb724bf580fd8237dbff93d8Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:31:26 GMTDisputed Oklahoma Ten Commandments statue smashedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd62216ecb4f4fe591935bb9de65ef75OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Authorities say someone drove across the Oklahoma Capitol lawn and knocked over a Ten Commandments monument that a group has been suing to have removed, smashing it to pieces.SEAN MURPHYaGeneral newsOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd62216ecb4f4fe591935bb9de65ef75Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:48:04 GMTPerfumed Perez making good scents for Royalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/893802551a5c4d338d015e1d60d51117SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn't want to make a stink.RONALD BLUMlLifestyleSportsFashionBeauty and fashionMLB World SeriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPersonal careEventsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/893802551a5c4d338d015e1d60d51117Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:06:23 GMTPoland strips Russian journalist of accreditationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a505df490204b43af3669c09b04b6f5WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish Foreign Ministry says it has stripped a Russian journalist of his right to work in Poland.iGeneral newsJournalistsNews mediaMediaPolandRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a505df490204b43af3669c09b04b6f5Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:48:29 GMTFeds probe Maryland air crash that killed 3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/473ab2c2444c49eba66fa7e72978b442FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Federal investigators were at the scene Friday of a collision between an airplane and a helicopter near a Maryland airport that killed three men but spared two others in the plane.MATTHEW BARAKATaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFrederickMarylandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/473ab2c2444c49eba66fa7e72978b442Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:29:56 GMTNBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4Mhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b5068d027734779a43d2b0638e1599bNEW YORK (AP) — NBCUniversal will pay $6.4 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by unpaid interns who worked on "Saturday Night Live" and other shows who claim they are owed wages, according to court documents.htBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyTelevision programsEntertainmentLegal proceedingsLaw and orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7b5068d027734779a43d2b0638e1599bFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:55:05 GMTGrain mixed, livestock mostly higherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6941cd9583f54c6e917daee70ae3f78cCHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6941cd9583f54c6e917daee70ae3f78cFri, 24 Oct 2014 14:57:24 GMTImage of Asia: The 'Wind Stone' and the seahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/589138de88c04661881507be4a40ccd9In this photo by Rob Griffith, a couple sit on rocks at a Sydney beach near a sculpture titled "Wind Stone - The Threshold of Consciousness," created by Japanese-Australian artist Koichi Ishino. It's part of the Sculpture By The Sea exhibition on display until Nov. 9 around Sydney. The popular exhibition in its 18th year also features a giant frying pan, a breaching whale, a rhinoceros and other sculptures. This year's main prize winner, American Peter Lundberg, whose "ring" looks like a misshapen bronze circle, said the exhibition is one of the best around because of the view of the surrounding landscape.The Associated PressaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsSculptureVisual artsAustraliaSydneyOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/589138de88c04661881507be4a40ccd9Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:25:33 GMTAfter 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantinedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d7f96ed91bd463e984d0573eaf7421aNEW YORK (AP) — Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.JONATHAN LEMIRECOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsHealthPublic healthHumanitarian crisesEmergency managementMunicipal governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsNew YorkWest AfricaNew York CityGuineaUnited StatesAfricaManhattanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d7f96ed91bd463e984d0573eaf7421aFri, 24 Oct 2014 14:36:37 GMTBotswana votes as president seeks second termhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d523848363f44a07a551531d0ad05641GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — People in Botswana voted Friday in schools, churches and military tents in an election in which the ruling party faces growing opposition to its decades-old dominance in the southern African nation.SELLO MOTSETAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsBotswanaGaboroneSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d523848363f44a07a551531d0ad05641Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:41:51 GMTFerrer gets 600th win to reach Valencia semishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53905a341aeb42f99da80eb5a797d193VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Top-seeded David Ferrer earned his 600th career win by beating Thomaz Bellucci 6-1, 6-2 Friday to set up a semifinal against Andy Murray at the Valencia Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSpainValenciaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/53905a341aeb42f99da80eb5a797d193Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:54:52 GMTDemocrat takes on Cianci for Providence mayorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f626ef1752340ee89ddef98bba8f4c9PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The man taking on former mayor and twice-convicted felon Buddy Cianci in the race for mayor of Providence is a Harvard-educated law professor who grew up poor, the son of Guatemalan immigrants.MICHELLE R. SMITHpGovernment and politicsElectionsMunicipal governmentsPolitical scandalsChessLocal governmentsPolitical issuesLocal electionsSportsProvidenceRhode IslandUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9f626ef1752340ee89ddef98bba8f4c9Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:40:50 GMTMyanmar army kills journalist it calls Karen rebelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e461cb462c24fa3848ac2309457bf38YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's army shot dead a journalist who was detained while covering clashes between the army and ethnic rebels at the rugged border, saying he reached for a soldier's gun during an attempted escape, the press council said Friday.iGeneral newsEthnic conflictsRace and ethnicityJournalistsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman welfareNews mediaMediaMyanmarSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0e461cb462c24fa3848ac2309457bf38Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:15:45 GMTMurray rallies past Anderson at Valencia Openhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16fbde41b4844ac9a9b85465426a6ba0VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Andy Murray fought back to beat Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the Valencia Open on Friday.sSportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsSpainValenciaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16fbde41b4844ac9a9b85465426a6ba0Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:24:10 GMTTunisian forces raid home, kill 6 suspectshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0da7b495346e4cf8a1286e1eba5560a6TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian counterterrorism forces stormed a home in a Tunis suburb on Friday after a 24-hour standoff, killing six people and seriously wounding a child, an official said.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerrorismGovernment and politicsTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0da7b495346e4cf8a1286e1eba5560a6Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:08:51 GMTCuomo's office tightly controls public recordshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef21985dba294cad810d06311a0074e2ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office four years ago promising the most transparent administration in history, but journalists and advocacy groups say his office tightly controls requests for public records on anything controversial and routinely delays or denies their release.MICHAEL VIRTANENaGeneral newsState governmentsGovernment and politicsOpen governmentSpecial interest groupsExecutive branchPolitical organizationsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesNew YorkAlbanyWhite PlainsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ef21985dba294cad810d06311a0074e2Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:28:17 GMTUS new-home sales close to flat in Septemberhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26a976d5684f41348321e2994246ff8eWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of new homes were nearly flat in September, after the government sharply revised downward what was initially an August surge in buying.JOSH BOAKwBusinessGeneral newsHome salesHome buyingHome buildingEconomyRecessions and depressionsReal estateConstruction put in placeConstruction sector performanceLeading economic indicatorsPersonal loansPersonal financeIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesResidential real estateLifestyleHome and gardenUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/26a976d5684f41348321e2994246ff8eFri, 24 Oct 2014 14:39:45 GMTMotive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2856b2a5c9c4b5281d134af613e79edNEW YORK (AP) — Investigators were working on Friday to determine why a man attacked a group of New York Police Department officers with a hatchet before they shot him dead.TOM HAYSaGeneral newsTerrorismPoliceViolent crimeCrimeWar and unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f2856b2a5c9c4b5281d134af613e79edFri, 24 Oct 2014 14:51:05 GMTPunk icon Joan Jett savors rockin' role-model gighttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c2b2bf43f1543c690dfc8b9c03b6a08NEW YORK (AP) — "Can't stay at home, can't stay at school! Old folks say: 'Ya poor little fool!'"KILEY ARMSTRONGeArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrityJersey CityNew York CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c2b2bf43f1543c690dfc8b9c03b6a08Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:34:57 GMTRwandan government angry at BBC over documentaryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/910f41e483ed4949933e8d4e336d9c54KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The Rwandan government, members of parliament and genocide survivors have expressed their anger at the BBC over a recent documentary that suggested the country's president may have had a hand shooting down of his predecessor's plane.EDMUND KAGIREiGeneral newsGenocidesRwandan GenocideGovernment and politicsDocumentariesLegislatureWar and unrestEventsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentRwandaKigaliEast AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/910f41e483ed4949933e8d4e336d9c54Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:25:00 GMTTLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' serieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a293f47c06444e7a8c02202a2e10db37NEW YORK (AP) — The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.DAVID BAUDEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a293f47c06444e7a8c02202a2e10db37Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:57:12 GMTFlight 93 fire losses included photos, other itemshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c6f6ffcdd8f4affb6306216ffcbbc47SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — An inventory of items lost from a fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial headquarters includes hundreds of original photographs and items found at the crash site that were linked to the passengers and crew.aGeneral newsProperty damagePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c6f6ffcdd8f4affb6306216ffcbbc47Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:44:46 GMTGoffin beats Raonic to reach Swiss Indoors semishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b52c3e0721a4452b29ee5746aaf705aBASEL, Switzerland (AP) — David Goffin of Belgium rallied to beat fourth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-4 Friday and reach the semifinals of the Swiss Indoors.DANIELLA MATARsSportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2b52c3e0721a4452b29ee5746aaf705aFri, 24 Oct 2014 15:20:27 GMT8 people arrested in Latvia in match-fixing probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1bc23bcaf2e4bef937c8d8c3f86f0d3RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Eight people have been arrested in Latvia on suspicion of fixing a Champions League qualifying-round game last year.sSportsArrestsCorruption in sportsUEFA Champions LeagueMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerLaw and orderGeneral newsCrimeEventsMen's sportsLatviaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b1bc23bcaf2e4bef937c8d8c3f86f0d3Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:36:03 GMTUEFA punishes Serbia, Albania for stadium disorderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a34e12cc2598494c991a3d1b14582039Serbia received tougher sanctions than Albania when UEFA punished the Balkan rivals on Friday for the on-field violence sparked by a banner being flown by a drone over the stadium.ROB HARRISaGeneral newsSportsInternational incidentsMen's soccerProfessional soccerMen's sportsSports governanceDrone aircraftSoccerInternational soccerAlbaniaSerbiaBelgradeKosovoEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a34e12cc2598494c991a3d1b14582039Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:57:02 GMT