FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:20:15 -0700Ex-TSA screener sentenced for LAX drug smugglinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3baa6541a184657b4585b1c5b4aad59LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former security screener who helped smuggle drugs through Los Angeles International Airport has been sentenced to more than 6 ½ years in federal prison.tTravelLifestyleDrug-related crimeSmugglingCrimeGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3baa6541a184657b4585b1c5b4aad59Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:35:22 GMTChina factory index ticks up, easing growth fearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7129c0373bbe477284b3ace01722c737HONG KONG (AP) — Growth in China's sprawling manufacturing industry unexpectedly ticked higher in September, according to a report Tuesday, easing concerns about the No. 2 economy's recovery.KELVIN CHANiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7129c0373bbe477284b3ace01722c737Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:19:57 GMTBassitt and White Sox slow down Tigers, 2-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0af4a3f0dc924d5a9bb53970020a90a5DETROIT (AP) — Chris Bassitt pitched into the eighth inning for his first major league win, and the Chicago White Sox slowed Detroit's chase of the AL Central title with a 2-0 victory over the Tigers on Monday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0af4a3f0dc924d5a9bb53970020a90a5Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:16:00 GMTBautista homers, Jays rout Mariners 14-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/143d1b9fcfc04ec497b65710b1e2e6f1TORONTO (AP) — Jose Bautista homered and reached base four times, J.A. Happ won for the first time in four starts and the Toronto Blue Jays dealt a blow to Seattle's wild card hopes, routing the Mariners 14-4 Monday night.IAN HARRISONsSportsSports transactionsSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/143d1b9fcfc04ec497b65710b1e2e6f1Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:10:49 GMTExplosion at Chinese fireworks factory kills 12http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0db8d9cfd3164ad793bfa53377db4bc1BEIJING (AP) — An explosion at a fireworks factory in southern China killed 12 people and injured 33 others, the local government said Tuesday.iGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersAccidentsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0db8d9cfd3164ad793bfa53377db4bc1Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:44:30 GMTBoy killed in shed fire behind house on Cape Codhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5204326323f4837819ac0c999a8b66eHYANNIS, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Cape Cod, Massachusetts say a young boy has died in a fast-moving fire in a small storage shed where neighbors say children were playing behind a house.aGeneral newsFiresAccidents and disastersMassachusettsHyannisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5204326323f4837819ac0c999a8b66eTue, 23 Sep 2014 02:13:34 GMTChina stocks rebound on stronger manufacturinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41c4707651c142fd8110d7101fc34787BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks rebounded Tuesday on unexpectedly strong manufacturing but other Asian markets fell following Wall Street's tumble.JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsChinaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41c4707651c142fd8110d7101fc34787Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:32:48 GMTOvercoming turmoil, Met opera opens seasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04b8f27f468547d4bf1022ea710c9fb3NEW YORK (AP) — After a summer of uncertainty, the sounds of discord gave way to joyful music-making as the Metropolitan Opera opened its season Monday night with a sparkling new production of Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro."MIKE SILVERMANaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentProtests and demonstrationsPerforming artsPolitical and civil unresthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04b8f27f468547d4bf1022ea710c9fb3Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:48:41 GMTGuatemala emergency measures after deadly clashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a8289840f22411885fb08729d167b67GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities have suspended some constitutional rights in a central municipality where 11 villagers died in a battle with guns and machetes.iGeneral newsGuatemalaGuatemala CityCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a8289840f22411885fb08729d167b67Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:48:28 GMTAbbas: Will demand UN resolution to end occupationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36062f0d4e1f4e6d817b6a7cca882662NEW YORK (AP) — Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday that he will demand an international resolution that would set a timetable for ending Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories when he speaks to the U.N. General Assembly this week.MOHAMMED DARAGHMEHaGeneral newsMilitary occupationsUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingCourtsWar and unrestEventsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsInternational relationsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/36062f0d4e1f4e6d817b6a7cca882662Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:45:41 GMTPolice say rifle carried by ambush suspect foundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcef83123a954adb931900424dc4a2bfCANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Nine days after a gunman went on a deadly ambush at a state police barracks, authorities said Sunday they have recovered one of the weapons he was carrying and believe they are hot on his trail as he travels on foot through rugged forests in northeastern Pennsylvania.KATHY MATHESONaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dcef83123a954adb931900424dc4a2bfTue, 23 Sep 2014 03:58:00 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f2747446bee4409bf3984b40f74a222Today is Tuesday, Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2014. There are 99 days left in the year.The Associated PressaPlanetsAstronomySciencehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0f2747446bee4409bf3984b40f74a222Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:00:59 GMTProsecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd0ff8cac0cb45c19f3a600324cc7441WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor said Monday. President Barack Obama was "obviously concerned" about the weekend incident, a spokesman said.PETE YOSTALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsCriminal investigationsArrestsCrimeGun politicsLaw and orderGeneral newsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaVirginiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cd0ff8cac0cb45c19f3a600324cc7441Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:57:04 GMTRoyals beat Indians 2-0, gain on Tigershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a3f162ad596413eb5ee7588a80bb04dCLEVELAND (AP) — Danny Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as the Kansas City Royals moved closer to the top of the AL Central and kept some distance over Cleveland in the wild-card race, beating the Indians 2-0 on Monday night.TOM WITHERSsSportsSports transactionsMLB PlayoffsSports businessProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a3f162ad596413eb5ee7588a80bb04dTue, 23 Sep 2014 02:16:10 GMTRed Wings edge Penguins 2-1 in exhibition gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0fd1709851b40abad43f54c68002ad1PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tomas Tatar and Pavel Datsyuk scored power-play goals to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Monday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d0fd1709851b40abad43f54c68002ad1Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:44:56 GMTHow the US has justified overseas military actionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5ece48514bd4f44b3a1124dfdf31dd4A look at the domestic legal justifications the U.S. has used for military action around the world:The Associated PressaGovernment and politicsWar and unrestLegislatureGeneral newsUnited StatesSyriaPakistanMiddle EastIraqYemenNorth AmericaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c5ece48514bd4f44b3a1124dfdf31dd4Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:01:42 GMTBears lead Jets 17-13 after 2nd quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8a99f37ad6346c292162f12b5b14d31EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two early turnovers staked the Chicago Bears to 14 points on their way to a 17-13 halftime lead over the New York Jets on Monday night.BARRY WILNERsSportsProfessional footballFootballIllinoisNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e8a99f37ad6346c292162f12b5b14d31Tue, 23 Sep 2014 02:05:51 GMTBears hold on to beat Jets 27-19http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/739538fbf4c040ef8c2cfe8efb33e80cEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Chicago Bears took advantage of early mistakes by the sloppy New York Jets.DENNIS WASZAK Jr.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballIllinoisNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/739538fbf4c040ef8c2cfe8efb33e80cTue, 23 Sep 2014 04:04:53 GMTFox attacks 2nd grader, teacher during gym classhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc21ec95feee45788b76368130eac274EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Four people were bitten by a fox on Monday, including a second grade boy who was attacked during an outdoor gym class, and the boy's gym teacher who ran to his aide and ripped the animal off him.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersConnecticutUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc21ec95feee45788b76368130eac274Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:06:27 GMTAPNewsBreak: Livestrong CEO leaving after 14 yearshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31ca94dcf22b46a5823c48d2afa5e226AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The CEO of the cancer charity Livestrong is leaving after 14 years.JIM VERTUNOaGeneral newsSportsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleTexasOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/31ca94dcf22b46a5823c48d2afa5e226Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:05:06 GMTRangers get 9th win in 10 games, 4-3 over Astroshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/badf270d58224bbfb737ac740238253bARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Guilder Rodriguez had his first two major league hits, including a tiebreaking RBI single, as the Texas Rangers opened their final homestand with a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday night.STEPHEN HAWKINSsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/badf270d58224bbfb737ac740238253bTue, 23 Sep 2014 03:04:50 GMTFlyers use four power-play goals to beat Capitalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c35cb04f5e474fd5b38c3c87ecaf7f40PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Flyers scored four power-play goals to help rally past the Washington Capitals 5-4 on Monday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c35cb04f5e474fd5b38c3c87ecaf7f40Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:51:48 GMTMariners LHP Elias out for rest of seasonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0daa9f65330f49c2a18e5e9da5979907TORONTO (AP) — Mariners rookie left-hander Roenis Elias has been shut down for the season with a sore elbow, a blow to Seattle's rotation as they chase a wild-card playoff berth.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0daa9f65330f49c2a18e5e9da5979907Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:44:06 GMTBooth's SO goal lifts Leafs over Flyers 3-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14ac5154483c46fb8da928ef5c78ed7eLONDON, Ontario (AP) — David Booth scored the only shootout goal, and the Toronto Maple Leafs edged a Philadelphia Flyers split squad 3-2 in a preseason game Monday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsOntarioTorontoCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14ac5154483c46fb8da928ef5c78ed7eTue, 23 Sep 2014 03:00:41 GMTMet opening a big deal for Russian basshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ea7662f767f42b29ebd2570b619145eNEW YORK (AP) — For Ildar Abdrazakov, this may go down as the biggest opening night that almost didn't happen.MIKE SILVERMANaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentPerforming artshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7ea7662f767f42b29ebd2570b619145eTue, 23 Sep 2014 03:47:19 GMTWainwright wins 20th, Cardinals beat Cubs 8-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb9c3a50d10b4063b997a398b731ad37CHICAGO (AP) — Adam Wainwright joined Clayton Kershaw as the majors' only 20-game winners, pitching three-hit ball over seven innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-0 on Monday night.ANDREW SELIGMANsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb9c3a50d10b4063b997a398b731ad37Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:15:17 GMTCollmenter gets 11th win, D-backs beat Twins 6-2http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2457dab0e2b0449c86ab9b514d291689MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Collmenter pitched six strong innings for his career-best 11th win, Mark Trumbo homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Monday night to snap a six-game losing streak.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2457dab0e2b0449c86ab9b514d291689Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:47:09 GMTInvestigation: Seattle ferry wasn't overloadedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d88809f5b7274f3c8537fbec7f7e1195SEATTLE (AP) — A state investigation has found that a Seattle ferry that was forced to turn around before a preseason Seahawks football game last month wasn't overloaded, after all.GENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessSeattleWashingtonBremertonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d88809f5b7274f3c8537fbec7f7e1195Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:37:17 GMTBears lead Jets 24-16 after 3rd quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aee09c8da0e94ca2a33d1edad8cd36b4EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Enjoying his return to the Meadowlands, Martellus Bennett caught two touchdown passes in helping the Chicago Bears to a 24-16 lead over the New York Jets through three quarters Monday night.BARRY WILNERsSportsProfessional footballFootballIllinoisNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aee09c8da0e94ca2a33d1edad8cd36b4Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:00:01 GMTDucks rally for 5-2 win over Avs in preseason gamehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/204a601b08a9403dad2ed661e5daa815DENVER (AP) — Andrew Cogliano and Patrick Maroon scored 44 seconds apart in the third period, lifting the Anaheim Ducks to a 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche in a split-squad exhibition game Monday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/204a601b08a9403dad2ed661e5daa815Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:29:05 GMTTB tests for babies when hospital worker diagnosedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/295d7a1f630a49aa9fe9a6a13523505cEL PASO, Texas (AP) — Health officials in West Texas have begun testing some babies for tuberculosis after the revelation that more than 700 infants at an El Paso hospital were exposed to a worker found to have the disease.JUAN CARLOS LLORCAaGeneral newsHealthDiagnosis and treatmentChild and teen healthDiseases and conditionsLung diseaseInfectious diseasesHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessGovernment-funded health insuranceGovernment programsGovernment and politicsTexasEl PasoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/295d7a1f630a49aa9fe9a6a13523505cTue, 23 Sep 2014 01:56:05 GMTMike Tyson aids motorcyclist after Vegas crashhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a34b10e04769471c9f522969aa733fbfLAS VEGAS (AP) — Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate.MICHELLE RINDELSaGeneral newsSportsAccidentsCelebrityAccidents and disastersEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a34b10e04769471c9f522969aa733fbfTue, 23 Sep 2014 02:44:34 GMTMcCutchen homers, Pirates beat Braves 1-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c8849297ae94e29bbf4686a6914e4bbATLANTA (AP) — Andrew McCutchen homered, Francisco Liriano won his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates moved closer to a playoff berth by beating the Atlanta Braves 1-0 Monday night.GEORGE HENRYsSportsMLB PlayoffsEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c8849297ae94e29bbf4686a6914e4bbTue, 23 Sep 2014 02:46:44 GMTDole campaigns for Roberts in Kansas Senate racehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b8b53dbb4e643b989cf4829455df430DODGE CITY, Kansas (AP) — A newly upholstered chair and an American flag dominated Village Square Mall on the west side of Dodge City, the Kansas hometown of Sen. Pat Roberts, who is seeking re-election. But the man who took the seat — and who commanded the audience of more than 200 — wasn't Roberts.THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureLegislatureCampaignsState governmentsDodge CityUnited StatesKansasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b8b53dbb4e643b989cf4829455df430Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:26:08 GMTAmnesty blasts China's torture tool industryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d911d2437ad4c648b7f51ed4be8f53eBEIJING (AP) — Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs connected by a chain, has grown dramatically, enabling human rights violations at home and abroad, Amnesty International said in a report Tuesday.DIDI TANGiGeneral newsActs of torturePolice brutalityHuman rights and civil libertiesInternational tradeLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessIndustrial products and servicesEconomyChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4d911d2437ad4c648b7f51ed4be8f53eTue, 23 Sep 2014 02:59:08 GMTIslamic State offensive poses problems for Turkeyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f9e18c1127642a8b0421d2df29df5dcSURUC, Turkey (AP) — Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees and raising pressure for the government to step up efforts to take on the Sunni extremists. Meanwhile, the United States and five Arab countries launched the first airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State fighters.DESMOND BUTLERiGeneral newsHostage situationsPolitical refugeesInternational incidentsInternational relationsWar and unrestMilitant groupsPrisoner exchangeGovernment and politicsKidnappingHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCrimeDiplomacyMilitary and defenseTurkeySyriaAnkaraMiddle EastIraqUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2f9e18c1127642a8b0421d2df29df5dcTue, 23 Sep 2014 03:27:37 GMTDamascus says Washington informed Syria's UN envoy before striking Islamic State in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b616fe746ab409b83439b1e797af32eDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Damascus says Washington informed Syria's UN envoy before striking Islamic State in Syria.iGeneral newsSyriaDamascusMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b616fe746ab409b83439b1e797af32eTue, 23 Sep 2014 04:16:55 GMTMessaging app seeks to bring voices back to phoneshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6768a2023fef46c9bbcb10ce6f4d9cfcSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones.MICHAEL LIEDTKEhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyConsumer electronicsInformation technologyIndustriesTelecommunicationsConsumer products and servicesMobile phonesMobile communication technologyCommunication technologySoftwareComputing and information technologySan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6768a2023fef46c9bbcb10ce6f4d9cfcTue, 23 Sep 2014 04:04:10 GMTJeter's 3 RBIs lead Yankees over Orioles 5-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e75cdc6b1a7d45eba2a4b05f919d5d47NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter seems to be trying to will the New York Yankees into the playoffs against the mighty odds.RONALD BLUMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e75cdc6b1a7d45eba2a4b05f919d5d47Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:59:02 GMTRyder scores 2 goals; Devils top Rangers 5-4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9345005446b94951b58af2bfdbc31cb1NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Henrique broke a tie with 51.7 seconds left, moments after New Jersey squandered its second two-goal lead of the night, and the Devils outlasted the New York Rangers 5-4 on Monday night in the preseason opener for both teams.IRA PODELLsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew York CityNew YorkNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9345005446b94951b58af2bfdbc31cb1Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:52:11 GMT10 Things to Know for Tuesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/069bbfbd74b248309e7976437ae897bfYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsCrimeTurkeyMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/069bbfbd74b248309e7976437ae897bfTue, 23 Sep 2014 02:52:59 GMTIslanders beat Senators in pair of preseason gameshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd2e32bc55af4b7389bee8c028f3369cST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) — Cal Clutterbuck scored the shootout winner, and the New York Islanders completed a preseason split-squad doubleheader sweep of the Ottawa Senators on Monday with a 3-2 victory in the nightcap.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsOttawaNewfoundlandOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd2e32bc55af4b7389bee8c028f3369cTue, 23 Sep 2014 03:21:06 GMTCalifornia wildfire crews brace for weather shifthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04236f1453b44c61ae5ef53bdaf9dc9fSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Crews scrambled Monday to extend control lines around a massive Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes as they braced for strong, erratic winds similar to when the blaze doubled in size a week ago.TERRY COLLINSaGeneral newsFire weatherWeatherFiresAccidents and disastersNatural disastersCaliforniaSacramentoRenoNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04236f1453b44c61ae5ef53bdaf9dc9fTue, 23 Sep 2014 02:29:43 GMTUS launches 1st airstrikes in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72bd5025139b46968ea4609973deb84fSURUC, Turkey (AP) — The United States and partner nations launched their first airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, as fighting raged Monday between the extremist group and Kurdish forces near the border with Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees.DESMOND BUTLERiGeneral newsHostage situationsPolitical refugeesInternational incidentsInternational relationsMilitant groupsWar and unrestPrisoner exchangeGovernment and politicsKidnappingHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsCrimeDiplomacyMilitary and defenseTurkeySyriaMiddle EastIraqAnkaraUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72bd5025139b46968ea4609973deb84fTue, 23 Sep 2014 02:13:57 GMTUS Soccer stands by Solo decisionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6899a3eb7a4f4a97b7b40f1300ad8164U.S. Soccer is standing by its decision to allow goalkeeper Hope Solo to continue to play while she faces domestic violence charges.ANNE M. PETERSONsSportsWomen's sportsWomen's soccerSoccerLegal proceedingsArrestsCrimeViolent crimeGeneral newsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderInternational soccerUnited StatesSeattleNorth AmericaWashingtonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6899a3eb7a4f4a97b7b40f1300ad8164Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:47:41 GMTFAA: Airplane makes emergency landing in Omahahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3795f1904eb24a429b0f8a52743e7fdeOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Nebraska on Monday, officials said.aGeneral newsAir travelIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationTravelLifestyleOmahaNebraskaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3795f1904eb24a429b0f8a52743e7fdeTue, 23 Sep 2014 01:34:11 GMTTrial opens for sheriff accused of 'road rage'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/655fdd812a974ce5bc9fa594e624bdb5ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico sheriff abused his power when he unnecessarily chased a motorist and pointed his revolver to the driver's head in "a fit of road rage," a federal prosecutor said Monday.RUSSELL CONTRERASaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLegal proceedingsCrimePoliceLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/655fdd812a974ce5bc9fa594e624bdb5Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:03:36 GMTPentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syriahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22c44e96c3674f8287d0896f18e211bbWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group a safe haven.LOLITA C. BALDORwGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsWar and unrestCivil warsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGeneral newsSyriaUnited StatesIraqMiddle EastNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/22c44e96c3674f8287d0896f18e211bbTue, 23 Sep 2014 03:07:35 GMTStars rally to beat Blues 4-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0119e024229b455ba50a3972dba61327DALLAS (AP) — Jordie Benn and rookies Curtis McKenzie and Jason Dickinson scored third-period goals and the Dallas Stars rallied to defeat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Monday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0119e024229b455ba50a3972dba61327Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:11:16 GMT100 arrested at Wall Street climate crisis sit-inhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d94ed9035a64f0380f7134926024256NEW YORK (AP) — A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.JENNIFER PELTZaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestArrestsClimateLaw and orderCrimeEnvironment and natureNew York CityQueensNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9d94ed9035a64f0380f7134926024256Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:02:02 GMT