FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Aug 2014 20:05:42 -0700FBI investigating reports of attacks on US banks YORK (AP) — The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCriminal investigationsFinancial servicesLaw and orderCrimeIndustriesUnited StatesNew York CityRussiaNorth AmericaNew YorkEastern EuropeEurope, 28 Aug 2014 02:57:52 GMTUSC's Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescue ANGELES (AP) — Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw confessed that he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew.GREG BEACHAMaGeneral newsSportsCollege footballAthlete injuriesCollege sportsFootballEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationAthlete healthLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 01:56:08 GMTPhiladelphia honors Little League team with parade (AP) — Ryan Howard, meet Mo'ne Davis.SEAN CARLINsSportsParadesRecreation and leisureLifestylePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 01:17:54 GMTCourt overturns convictions in Amish hair attacks (AP) — Personal conflict, not religion, was the driving motive behind beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish, an appeals court panel ruled Wednesday in overturning the hate-crime convictions of 16 men and women.AMANDA LEE MYERSaGeneral newsReligious strifeHate crimesLegal proceedingsReligionCrimeChristianitySocial affairsLaw and orderReligious issuesSocial issuesLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 00:42:18 GMTHackerspaces help techies turn ideas into reality, Ariz. (AP) — Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape.EMAUN KASHFIhtBusinessGeneral newsSmall businessTechnologyNuclear physicsPhysicsScienceMesaNew York CityArizonaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 28 Aug 2014 01:28:24 GMTPolice: Diplomat accused of beating; no charges (AP) — The ambassador of Equatorial Guinea is suspected of beating his daughter with a wooden chair leg but won't be arrested because he has diplomatic immunity, police said Wednesday.BRETT ZONGKERwGeneral newsDiplomacyEmbassiesInternational relationsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeVirginiaEquatorial GuineaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AfricaAfrica, 28 Aug 2014 01:06:18 GMTUS OPEN SCENE: For Wozniacki, to hair is human YORK (AP) — Blame it on the hair.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 01:07:15 GMTPediatric nurse charged with molesting 2-month-old DIEGO (AP) — A pediatric nurse in Southern California has been charged with molesting his 2-month-old foster child, and investigators are asking for the public's help to find other possible victims.aGeneral newsCrimeCrimes against childrenSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 02:00:16 GMTFeds allow logging after huge California wildfire, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Forest Service officials say they tried to balance competing interests in a plan released Wednesday that allows loggers to remove trees killed in a massive central California wildfire last year, but environmentalists called it a travesty and threaten to sue.SCOTT SMITHaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsScienceSmall businessEnvironmentEnvironmental conservation and preservationFiresOwlsTreesAccidents and disastersForestsNatural disastersEnvironmental activismMaterials industryIndustriesEnvironment and natureBirdsAnimalsPlantsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 00:27:44 GMTCowabunga! Storm sends big waves to California BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town while drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning, 20-foot waves as crowds of spectators lined the shore.GILLIAN FLACCUSaGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsCoastlines and beachesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessCaliforniaLos AngelesPacific OceanUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 01:34:06 GMTWilliam Greaves, TV host and filmmaker, dead at 87 YORK (AP) — William Greaves, the Emmy-award winning co-host and executive producer of a groundbreaking television news program and a prolific filmmaker whose subjects ranged from Muhammad Ali to the Harlem Renaissance to the black middle class, has died at age 87.HILLEL ITALIEeArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentAfrican-AmericansMoviesDocumentariesTV newsBoxingMen's boxingObituariesCelebrityNews mediaMediaTelevisionSportsMen's sportsPerforming artsUnited StatesNew York CityManhattanNorth AmericaNew York, 28 Aug 2014 00:56:29 GMTDiane Sawyer exits as ABC evening anchor YORK (AP) — Diane Sawyer signed off as anchor of ABC's "World News" on Wednesday, telling viewers that it has been wonderful to be the "home port" of the network's news team each weeknight.DAVID BAUDEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 28 Aug 2014 00:54:03 GMTUS checking report of 2nd American killed in Syria (AP) — The U.S. is trying to determine if a second American fighting with the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria.BRADLEY KLAPPERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 01:12:45 GMTJudge denies restraining order in immigration case, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas denied Wednesday a conservative activist's request for an emergency stay to stop the government from transporting immigrants who entered the country illegally in South Texas to other states or releasing them on their own recognizance.CHRISTOPHER SHERMANaGeneral newsImmigrationState governmentsNational courtsGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesBrownsvilleTexasNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 01:47:17 GMTMan arraigned in wife's death; kids still missing (AP) — A Detroit man was arraigned Wednesday in the slaying of his estranged wife even as the whereabouts of her two young children remained unclear.COREY WILLIAMSaGeneral newsMissing personsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 01:40:46 GMTSloane Stephens upset in US Open 2nd round YORK (AP) — Once a sure bet to stick around for a while at Grand Slam tournaments, Sloane Stephens suddenly can't even win there.RACHEL COHENsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsTennisEventsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 02:06:56 GMT6 dead, 21 missing in landslide in southwest China (AP) — Six people died and 21 remained missing Thursday after a landslide hit a village in southwestern China, according to Chinese state media.iGeneral newsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 28 Aug 2014 02:31:47 GMTSteve Johnson retires at US Open due to cramping YORK (AP) — Steve Johnson's hand was cramping so badly he couldn't even hold his racket.RACHEL COHENsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEventsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 00:18:21 GMTLow-budget Ryanair launches business-class (AP) — European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times.SHAWN POGATCHNIKtTravelLifestyleBusiness travelBusinessIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesDublinEuropeIrelandWestern Europe, 28 Aug 2014 01:04:36 GMTValencia homers as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 5-2 (AP) — Pinch-hitter Danny Valencia had a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Boston Red Sox 5-2 Wednesday night.IAN HARRISONsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballProfessional baseballAthlete healthMen's sportsTorontoOntarioCanadaNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 02:05:16 GMTSmyly leads Rays over Orioles 3-1 (AP) — Drew Smyly allowed two hits over seven innings in his second straight overpowering performance, and the Tampa Bay Rays jumped to an early lead against rookie Kevin Gausman in a 3-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 02:03:36 GMTShooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns (AP) — The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun.JACQUES BILLEAUDGENE JOHNSONaGeneral newsGun politicsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesGovernment and politicsHuman rights and civil libertiesArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 00:14:39 GMTOlivier Giroud out 4 months following leg surgery (AP) — Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud will be sidelined for about four months after surgery to repair a broken left leg.sSportsMen's soccerSurgical proceduresProfessional soccerSoccerMen's sportsDiagnosis and treatmentHealthUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Aug 2014 00:58:32 GMTDonaire to meet Walters for WBA featherweight belt ANGELES (AP) — Nonito Donaire will fight unbeaten Nicholas Walters for the WBA featherweight title Oct. 18 at the outdoor StubHub Center in Carson, California.GREG BEACHAMsSportsBoxingCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 00:47:52 GMT10 Things to Know for Thursday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:The Associated PressaGeneral news, 28 Aug 2014 02:50:32 GMTPerry says GOP Congress is key to solving problems, S.C. (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry told South Carolina Republicans on Wednesday that it's important for the GOP to control Congress so they can solve the country's immigration problem and other national issues.JEFFREY COLLINSaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionPolitical fundraisingState governmentsLegislatureLegislationImmigrationFootballPolitical partiesNational electionsElectionsSocial issuesSocial affairsSportsPolitical organizationsSouth CarolinaColumbiaTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 00:21:17 GMTMaria Sharapova comes through in 3 sets at US Open YORK (AP) — A year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having tests on the surgically repaired right shoulder that has troubled her off and on.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's tennisWomen's tennisMen's sportsTennisWomen's sportsEventsUnited StatesNew York CityQueensNorth AmericaNew York, 28 Aug 2014 01:57:57 GMTSweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions FRANCISCO (AP) — Soccer joined the growing legal debate over head injuries Wednesday after FIFA and some of the sport's governing bodies in the United States were made the target of a lawsuit seeking new safety rules.PAUL ELIASaHealthSportsInternational soccerAthlete injuriesAthlete healthLegal proceedingsSports governanceSports medicineProfessional soccerCollege sportsSoccerLaw and orderGeneral newsSan FranciscoUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 00:03:31 GMT10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.The Associated PressaGeneral newsSports, 28 Aug 2014 00:43:15 GMTGirls in Colombian town struck by mystery illness, Colombia (AP) — A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer.JOSHUA GOODMANCESAR GARCIAiGeneral newsHealthImmunizationsPublic healthColombiaLatin America and CaribbeanSouth America, 28 Aug 2014 00:54:26 GMTDiane Sawyer exits as ABC's evening news anchor YORK (AP) — Diane Sawyer signed off as anchor of ABC's "World News" on Wednesday, telling viewers that it has been wonderful to be the "home port" of the network's news team each weeknight.DAVID BAUDEReArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentTV newsNews mediaMediaTelevision, 28 Aug 2014 01:50:48 GMTYankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4 (AP) — The New York Yankees chased David Price with nine straight hits in an eight-run third inning, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-4 Wednesday night.NOAH TRISTERsSportsAthlete injuriesSports transactionsSports businessAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsDetroitNew York CityMichiganUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 28 Aug 2014 02:53:03 GMTBourbon St. shooting suspect pleads not guilty ORLEANS (AP) — A Bourbon Street shooting suspect pleaded not guilty Wednesday on two charges related to the June 29 gunfight in the French Quarter that fatally wounded one person and injured nine others.aGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 02:09:07 GMTUS OPEN SCENE: You can't win if you can't finish YORK (AP) — As Croatia's Ivan Dodig knows all too well after his 2014 Grand Slam season, you can't win if you can't finish.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisEvents, 28 Aug 2014 00:03:51 GMTBaseball Capsules (AP) — Ike Davis hit a two-run homer off a speaker above the seats in right-center field, Jeff Locke outpitched Adam Wainwright and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Wednesday.The Associated PresssSportsBaseballMen's sportsProfessional baseballPittsburghSeattlePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaWashington, 28 Aug 2014 02:18:21 GMTGrady Sizemore powers Phillies to sweep over Nats (AP) — Pinch-hitter Grady Sizemore hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the NL East-leading Washington Nationals 8-4 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.ROB MAADDIsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsPhiladelphiaNew York CityPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 28 Aug 2014 02:58:44 GMT2-time Horse of Year Wise Dan to return to races SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan is set to return to the races this weekend at Saratoga, 3 ½ months after having emergency surgery.aGeneral newsSportsHorse racingSaratoga SpringsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 02:04:51 GMTPettersen looks for third win in Portland, Ore. (AP) — Defending champion Suzann Pettersen looks to make tournament history as the headliner in the LPGA Portland Classic starting Thursday at Columbia-Edgewater Country Club.NICK DASCHELsSportsWomen's golfGolfLPGA ChampionshipsWomen's sportsSports sponsorshipEventsSports businessPortlandOregonUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 01:09:08 GMTSuper PAC changes anti-Shaheen ads after complaint (AP) — A conservative super PAC was forced Wednesday to edit a negative ad against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen after the New Hampshire Democrat's attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot with the broadcaster.PHILIP ELLIOTTwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsTelevisionLegislatureCampaignsPolitical action committeesMediaPolitical fundraisingPolitical organizationsUnited StatesNew HampshireBostonMassachusettsNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 01:26:55 GMTJudge lets 'X-Men' director's accuser drop lawsuit (AP) — A former child model can drop his lawsuit accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii and has the option of refiling it later, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeCrimeNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 02:07:55 GMTAlibaba's revenue growth surges in latest quarter FRANCISCO (AP) — Alibaba's quarterly revenue growth is surging again, a development that should help the Chinese e-commerce company sell its shares in what could be one of the world's largest IPOs.MICHAEL LIEDTKEhtBusinessTechnologyCorporate stockCorporate news, 28 Aug 2014 02:31:14 GMTVenus Williams returns to US Open's 3rd round YORK (AP) — Two-time U.S. Open champion Venus Williams reached the tournament's third round for the first time since 2010, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 6-1, 6-4 Wednesday night.sSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 01:40:36 GMTPilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash, Va. (AP) — An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after the flier's F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said.ALAN SUDERMANaGeneral newsAccidentsSearch and rescue effortsAccidents and disastersTransportationVirginiaMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 01:20:19 GMTRoyals score 6 runs in 8th to beat Twins 6-1 CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nori Aoki drove in the go-ahead run during a six-run eighth inning Wednesday night, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 02:50:24 GMTHeyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2 YORK (AP) — Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak.BY CHARLES O'BRIENsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 02:40:11 GMTBoston suspect's sister charged in NY bomb threat YORK (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested Wednesday on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend.MICHAEL R. SISAKaGeneral newsBomb threatsBoston Marathon bombingCrimeEventsBombingsBostonMassachusettsNew York CityManhattanUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 28 Aug 2014 02:21:29 GMTFinal ruling issued against part of polygamy ban LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge in Utah has issued a final ruling that strikes down parts of the state's anti-polygamy law in a lawsuit filed by the family that appears on the TV show "Sister Wives."LINDSAY WHITEHURSTaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Aug 2014 00:59:15 GMT5-pound Pomeranian is world's fastest on 2 feet ANGELES (AP) — Jiff was already cute, lovable and talented. Now he's proven he's speedy too.aGeneral newsLifestylePetsDogsMammalsAnimals, 28 Aug 2014 00:35:41 GMTQantas Airways posts $2.6 billion loss for year (AP) — Qantas Airways Ltd. on Thursday posted a record 2.8 billion Australian dollar ($2.6 billion) statutory loss for the last fiscal year reflecting a profit-draining battle with its smaller rival Virgin Australia and aircraft write downs.iBusinessGeneral newsFinancial performanceCorporate newsAustraliaOceania, 28 Aug 2014 00:30:41 GMTReports: FBI probes JPMorgan hack YORK (AP) — The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, according to reports citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyHackingCriminal investigationsTechnology issuesLaw and orderCrimeUnited StatesNew York CityRussiaNorth AmericaNew YorkEastern EuropeEurope, 28 Aug 2014 00:43:27 GMT