FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 01 Sep 2014 00:36:52 -0700Texas' Perry says disparaging tweet unauthorized, Texas (AP) — A tweet from Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power. The tweet was later deleted, followed by another from Perry's account that disavowed the post.PAUL J. WEBERaGeneral newsSocial mediaLegal proceedingsState governmentsCrimeGovernment and politicsOnline mediaMediaLaw and orderLegislationLegislatureTexasAustinUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 05:10:03 GMTPlacido Domingo taking bow for iTunes (AP) — Placido Domingo will be taking the final bow at this year's iTunes Festival.HILARY FOXiGeneral newsFairs and festivalsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentRecreation and leisureLifestyleUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Sep 2014 05:06:16 GMTNo. 10 Baylor opens stadium with 45-0 win over SMU, Texas (AP) — Baylor's new stadium opened to rave reviews. The 10th-ranked Bears looked pretty good, too.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsCollege footballProfessional footballFootballCollege sportsWacoTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 07:06:19 GMTWozniacki outlasts Sharapova, in US Open quarters YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.RACHEL COHENsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsWomen's sportsTennisEventsUnited StatesNew York CityNorth AmericaNew York, 01 Sep 2014 03:30:35 GMT49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.aGeneral newsSportsCelebrityArrestsCrimeEntertainmentArts and entertainmentViolent crimeMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessLaw and orderProfessional footballFootballViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsCaliforniaSan JoseSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 01:41:02 GMTIslamic State group becomes target of Arab satire (AP) — The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town — not realizing he's fired it backward at his leader.VIVIAN SALAMAiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentGovernment programsCivil warsTelevisionAnimation and comicsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestMediaSyriaIraqSaudi ArabiaMiddle East, 01 Sep 2014 06:16:37 GMTBeijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.KELVIN CHANiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestHong KongChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Sep 2014 07:14:16 GMTHenley leads a large chasing pack at Deutsche Bank, Mass. (AP) — Russell Henley either was playing down his chances or looking at Rory McIlroy's name high on the leaderboard in the Deutsche Bank Championship.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfMassachusettsBostonUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 07:06:12 GMTStewart back on the track, but big issues remain, Ga. (AP) — His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him.PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 07:06:19 GMTShowboat closes after 27 years in Atlantic City CITY, N.J. (AP) — The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel.WAYNE PARRYaBusinessGeneral newsBowlingGamblingRecreation and leisureLifestyleSportsAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 02:04:21 GMTFederer to play Brisbane International in January, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer has confirmed he will return to the Brisbane International in January to kick off his preparation for the Australian Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisAustraliaOceania, 01 Sep 2014 05:47:39 GMTWhat to watch at US Open: Serena seeking quarters YORK (AP) — With Maria Sharapova's loss at the U.S. Open, four different women will win Grand Slam titles this year.RACHEL COHENsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisMen's tennisWomen's sportsAthlete injuriesTennisMen's sportsEventsAthlete healthUnited StatesNew YorkNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 04:22:34 GMTNorthern California wildfires show slower growth CAMP, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.aGeneral newsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersFiresEvacuationsForestsWeatherEnvironment and natureCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 03:54:34 GMTCalifornia Made in America show sizzles on day 2 ANGELES (AP) — The second day of downtown Los Angeles' inaugural outdoor music festival sizzled on Sunday as more than 37,000 concertgoers grooved to an eclectic mix of rock, hip-hop and electronic music under the blazing sun.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentArrestsLaw and orderCrimeLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 05:53:24 GMTCuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage (AP) — Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travelers who haul eye-popping amounts of foreign-bought merchandise to an island where consumer goods are frequently shoddy, scarce and expensive.MICHAEL WEISSENSTEINiGeneral newsGovernment payGovernment and politicsGovernment business and financeBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesCubaHavanaMiamiCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 04:09:15 GMTGolf Capsules, Mass. (AP) — Russell Henley made five birdies in a seven-hole stretch Sunday on his way to a 6-under 65, giving him a one-shot lead in the Deutsche Bank Championship going into a Labor Day finish loaded with possibilities.The Associated PresssSportsWomen's golfGolfMen's golfWomen's sportsMen's sportsRyder CupEventsMassachusettsPortlandUnited StatesNorth AmericaOregon, 01 Sep 2014 02:12:47 GMTTony Stewart's return to race track ends early, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart climbed from his battered car, took a big gulp of water, and surveyed the damage.PAUL NEWBERRYaGeneral newsSportsAutomobile racingCriminal investigationsNASCARLaw and orderCrimeAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 04:37:27 GMTToday in History is Monday, September 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year. This is Labor Day.The Associated PressaWorld War IIEventsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 04:00:24 GMTDad of woman who helped kill 3 honors victims VEGAS (AP) — The father of a woman whose June rampage with her husband left two Las Vegas police officers and a good Samaritan dead visited the restaurant and store where the three were gunned down, saying he was still in disbelief and thinks about the victims' families every day.aGeneral newsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 03:26:33 GMTMan in China kills 2 in knife attack at school (AP) — Officials say a 40-year-old man stabbed students and teachers with a knife at a school in central China, killing two people and injuring four before jumping to his death.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Sep 2014 06:01:00 GMTPlacido Domingo closing act at London festival (AP) — Placido Domingo will be the closing act at this year's iTunes Festival in London.HILARY FOXiArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentFairs and festivalsRecreation and leisureLifestyleUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEngland, 01 Sep 2014 07:11:37 GMTOfficial: 5 killed in plane crash north of Denver, Colo. (AP) — All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationColoradoDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 03:08:48 GMTRevel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years CITY, N.J. (AP) — The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel.WAYNE PARRYaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesNew JerseyAtlantic CityUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 06:28:13 GMTErnst wins LPGA's Portland Classic in playoff, Ore. (AP) — Austin Ernst won the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic on Sunday with a par on the first hole of a playoff against South Korea's I.K. Kim.NICK DASCHELsSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 02:23:42 GMTNYC's huge West Indian Day Parade set to step off YORK (AP) — Caribbean culture is set to get its annual spotlight in New York City, where the West Indian Day Parade is one of the year's biggest outdoor events — and political see-and-be-seen spots.aGeneral newsParadesRecreation and leisureLifestyleNew York CityNew YorkBrooklynUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 05:54:19 GMTUS judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion clinics in the state or only those at three clinics whose lawsuit challenges the measure.JANET McCONNAUGHEYaGeneral newsAbortionNational courtsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsWomen's healthHealthIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryLouisianaBaton RougeNew OrleansUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 04:25:14 GMTCelebrity chef charged with intoxicated driving, N.Y. (AP) — Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentCelebrityArrestsCrimeReckless endangermentLaw and order, 01 Sep 2014 03:38:20 GMTJapan urges toilet paper stock for major quake (AP) — On national disaster prevention day, Japan's government is urging people to stock up on toilet paper, because more than 40 percent of the nation's supply comes from a high-risk earthquake zone.MARI YAMAGUCHIiGeneral newsDisaster planning and responseNatural disastersAccidents and disastersJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsia, 01 Sep 2014 04:32:18 GMTPakistani police, protesters clash anew in capital (AP) — Anti-government protesters and Pakistani police have clashed once again as the demonstrators pushed into a sprawling government complex in the country's capital in an effort to try to reach the prime minister's official residence.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestPakistanIslamabadSouth AsiaAsia, 01 Sep 2014 06:40:42 GMTS. Korea says N. Korea fires projectile into sea, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired another short-range projectile into the sea Monday, a Seoul official said, in the country's latest weapons test made three days after it cancelled a plan to send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in the South.HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaNorth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 01 Sep 2014 05:25:59 GMTS. Korea: N. Korea fires projectile into sea, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired another short-range projectile into the sea, the latest in a slew of weapons tests the North has been conducting this year.HYUNG-JIN KIMiGeneral newsSouth KoreaNorth KoreaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Sep 2014 04:57:35 GMTMerkel aide downplays anti-euro party's success (AP) — A top aide to German Chancellor Angela Merkel is downplaying a new anti-euro party's strong showing in a state election, arguing that it's too early to say its long-term success is assured.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsCurrency marketsPolitical partiesElectionsFinancial marketsPolitical organizationsGermanyWestern EuropeEurope, 01 Sep 2014 06:38:59 GMTChina manufacturing growth slowed in August (AP) — China's manufacturing growth decelerated in August due to weaker global demand and a slowdown in domestic investment, two surveys showed Monday.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Sep 2014 04:06:34 GMTAlibaba IPO comes with unusual structure (AP) — Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U.S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure.JOE McDONALDhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate legal affairsOnline mediaEconomyGovernment regulationsCorporate newsMediaCorporate stockGovernment and politicsChinaHong KongBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 01 Sep 2014 06:29:49 GMTRoger Federer advances in 4 sets at US Open YORK (AP) — Roger Federer regrouped after a fortuitously timed rain delay to move on at the U.S. Open in four sets.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisEventsMen's sportsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 02:16:03 GMTFred Couples wins Champions Tour event, Alberta (AP) — Fred Couples won the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic on Sunday, chipping in for eagle for a course-record 9-under 61 and beating Billy Andrade with a tap-in birdie on the first hole of a playoff.sSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsAlbertaCanadaNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 02:04:20 GMTDimitrov rallies to beat Goffin at US Open YORK (AP) — Shut out in the first set, seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov shut down David Goffin the rest of the night at the U.S. Open.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 04:10:54 GMTBad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights (AP) — Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.KATHY MATHESONaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentWeatherU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsFloodsAir travel disruptionsAccidents and disastersFairs and festivalsEventsTransportationRecreation and leisureLifestyleTennisSportsPhiladelphiaNew YorkNew York CityIowaNewarkNebraskaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Jersey, 01 Sep 2014 05:51:24 GMTBencic, 17, reaches US Open quarterfinals YORK (AP) — With mentor Martina Hingis cheering from the stands, 17-year-old Belinda Bencic became the youngest U.S. Open quarterfinalist since Hingis herself in 1997.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 04:25:04 GMTBundy son pulls kids from schools over knife VEGAS (AP) — A son of rancher Cliven Bundy has withdrawn his children from Clark County schools after his daughter was barred from carrying a pocket knife on school grounds.aGeneral newsEducationSocial affairsLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 01:44:18 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America Cubans go to the beach to cool off during the summer, they use any kind of transportation they can find: bus, horse drawn carriage, classic cars from the 1950s.The Associated PressaGeneral newsBrazilMexicoLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaNorth AmericaCentral America, 01 Sep 2014 04:25:52 GMTCalifornia school retires divisive Arab mascot, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.aGeneral newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 03:14:47 GMTPeng beats Safarova to make US Open quarterfinals YORK (AP) — China's Peng Shuai finally reached a Grand Slam quarterfinal in her sixth try.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsTennisEvents, 01 Sep 2014 01:55:18 GMTStewart's return to track marred by collision, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart's return to the track has been marred by a collision with Kyle Busch that sent the No. 14 car into the wall at Atlanta Motor Speedway.PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARGeorgiaAtlantaUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 01:45:35 GMTModi visit draws pledges of support from Japan (AP) — Japanese government and business leaders pledged support Monday for visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's effort to modernize his country's economy.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsSummitsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsFinancial servicesIndustriesJapanIndiaEast AsiaSouth AsiaAsia, 01 Sep 2014 06:54:41 GMTIndians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning CITY, Mo. (AP) — The race for the AL Central title got another wrinkle Sunday night when Cleveland's game at Kansas City was suspended in the 10th inning.sSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 05:27:29 GMTAsia stocks rise on S&P high, China stimulus hopes (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Monday, lifted by another record high on Wall Street and expectations of stimulus in China after its manufacturing growth slowed. Investors looked ahead to this week's U.S. employment figures and a meeting of Europe's central bank for signs of stimulus steps.JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsEconomyStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial marketsChinaEast AsiaBeijingUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 03:55:25 GMTA timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel look at key moments in the history of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel:The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 06:31:15 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia an oddball attempt at sports diplomacy with North Korea, a group of about 20 mixed martial artists from around the world, including former NFL player Bob "The Beast" Sapp, traveled to Pyongyang last week to engage in arm-wrestling and tug-of-war competitions with local children.Associated PressaGeneral newsJapanEast AsiaAsia, 01 Sep 2014 07:16:10 GMTRG3 statue, boats on water at Baylor's new stadium, Texas (AP) — RG3 in bronze and boats on the water at Baylor.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsSports facility constructionCollege footballSports businessCollege sportsFootballProfessional footballWacoTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 01 Sep 2014 04:44:46 GMT