FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:24:39 -0700Huge gold nugget going up for sale in Californiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73bf80c84ada48e6acb28b16d26d811aSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California's historic Gold Country is going up for sale.aBusinessGeneral newsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73bf80c84ada48e6acb28b16d26d811aWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:59:20 GMTDoctors differ on preteen suspect's mental statehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b3aefa8e4f84d7abe0767df58f7a034WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Doctors disagree over whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand trial, a judge and attorneys said Wednesday.M.L. JOHNSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8b3aefa8e4f84d7abe0767df58f7a034Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:54:16 GMTNovak Djokovic welcomes baby boy Stefanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e45d92f020874a7398e700fa25c43a21BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic is a proud father.sSportsMen's tennisWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsMen's sportsSerbiaFranceParisEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e45d92f020874a7398e700fa25c43a21Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:04:47 GMTHalep routs Serena Williams at WTA Finalshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caecc2be13d24121af2aa1f5781d41c2SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday in one of the most one-sided losses of the 18-time Grand Slam champion's career.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/caecc2be13d24121af2aa1f5781d41c2Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:55:00 GMTAustralian finishes marathon swim in Bahamashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7af4c2a17c8c4586b5628e839661d468NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Dehydrated and exhausted, Australian swimmer Chloe McCardel successfully completed a 78-mile (126-kilometer) swim Wednesday between two islands in the Bahamas.iGeneral newsSportsBahamasNassauCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7af4c2a17c8c4586b5628e839661d468Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:21:09 GMTCanadian soldier shot at war memorialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2de5f21e3393435f843fa12c685c733eOTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Police and witnesses say a gunman has shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.iGeneral newsLegislatureGovernment and politicsOntarioCanadaOttawaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2de5f21e3393435f843fa12c685c733eWed, 22 Oct 2014 15:12:02 GMTGrain mostly higher, livestock higherhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/897593f67f3b4206878a0073d158cde3CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/897593f67f3b4206878a0073d158cde3Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:49:44 GMTSnowplow driver says he didn't see Total CEO's jethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eba460238130403a8a3c09bd0c405467MOSCOW (AP) — The driver of the snowplow that apparently caused the plane carrying the Total CEO to crash at a Moscow airport says he neither saw nor heard the private jet as it sped toward him down the runway in the dark.LYNN BERRYiBusinessGeneral newsTransportation safetyAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesMoscowRussiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/eba460238130403a8a3c09bd0c405467Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:35:03 GMTWWI casualties reburied after DNA identificationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9f0969c0f2d45f095125a6736b78851BOIS-GRENIER, France (AP) — Eleven British casualties of World War I who got a name and family history through cutting-edge DNA research have been officially reburied with some of their descendants in attendance.iGeneral newsWorld War IEventsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f9f0969c0f2d45f095125a6736b78851Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:06:43 GMTInspector: 'Serious lapse' at Secret Servicehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/404a34d5f2f84a37968ca18194ba08b1WASHINGTON (AP) — A government investigation Wednesday criticized a bizarre Secret Service assignment that pulled agents from their duty near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor.ERICA WERNERwGovernment and politicsPolitical scandalsLaw enforcement agenciesPolitical issuesMilitary and defenseDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/404a34d5f2f84a37968ca18194ba08b1Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:53:51 GMTCall me Jokowi, says Indonesia's presidenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ecf32202b844486afbb9df13af0ec62JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's new president says he wants to be called by his nickname, and has revealed who first gave it to him: a French furniture buyer.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJavahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2ecf32202b844486afbb9df13af0ec62Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:35:25 GMTStocks edge higher on earnings gains, Europe hopeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ca948ddbe194c549bc46ec83c0a2126NEW YORK (AP) — Good news on corporate earnings nudged U.S. stocks higher Wednesday morning, a day after the Standard and Poor's 500 index had its best day of the year. Investors were also encouraged by a government report showing U.S. inflation is low and by hopes for new stimulus measures from the European Central Bank.BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsRecessions and depressionsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial performanceCorporate newsStock marketsMaterials industryIndustriesPricesIndustrial products and servicesFinancial servicesEuropeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ca948ddbe194c549bc46ec83c0a2126Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:12:06 GMTStocks edge up on earnings reports, Europe hopeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7f46e5e22a243df90c673ed3883e5b7NEW YORK (AP) — Good news on corporate earnings nudged U.S. stocks mostly higher in early trading Wednesday, a day after the Standard and Poor's 500 index had its best day of the year. Investors were also encouraged by a government report showing U.S. inflation is low and by hopes for new stimulus measures from the European Central Bank.BERNARD CONDONaBusinessGeneral newsRecessions and depressionsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsFinancial performanceCorporate newsMaterials industryIndustriesStock marketsFinancial servicesPricesEuropeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7f46e5e22a243df90c673ed3883e5b7Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:25:14 GMTUS journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73df4b4fabff4956b0bcfc5893f43bf8WASHINGTON (AP) — A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama brought together top aides and his new Ebola "czar" to coordinate a national response to the deadly disease.CONNIE CASSALICIA A. CALDWELLwHealthGovernment and politicsAir travelTravel laws and regulationsNational securityJournalistsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTravelLifestyleGovernment regulationsMilitary and defenseNews mediaMediaUnited StatesAfricaWest AfricaSierra LeoneLiberiaGuineaTexasAtlantaNorth AmericaGeorgiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/73df4b4fabff4956b0bcfc5893f43bf8Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:40:59 GMTAlbania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75202b3be95409ea9a35e504657f625TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister has told The Associated Press that the heated spat with Serbia over the use of a drone at a soccer match should not derail both countries' efforts to seek European Union membership.LLAZAR SEMINIiGeneral newsInternational relationsDrone aircraftMen's soccerSoccerGovernment and politicsMen's sportsSportsAlbaniaSerbiaEuropeEastern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d75202b3be95409ea9a35e504657f625Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:51:28 GMTAttorney: North Korean detainee was treated wellhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86326dafd15844199f6c9f6721ed80dfWEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — The lawyer for an American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub says the man was treated well by the North Korean government and is in good health.ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSaGeneral newsHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsEmbassiesCrimeNorth KoreaUnited StatesOhioEast AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaPyongyangDaytonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/86326dafd15844199f6c9f6721ed80dfWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:41:30 GMTCanada police warn people in Ottawa to stay away from windows, roofs after Parliament shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7e197cf599a48ea9f6c5b4a11cabc97OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada police warn people in Ottawa to stay away from windows, roofs after Parliament shooting.iGeneral newsLegislatureGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeCanadaOntarioOttawaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a7e197cf599a48ea9f6c5b4a11cabc97Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:06:08 GMTPistorius spend first night in single jail cellhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4debdd495c10454ab4591a805e8f0297JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official.LYNSEY CHUTELiGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4debdd495c10454ab4591a805e8f0297Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:46:03 GMTNigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girlshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6878cf1de978431d807ecbc8db80e799MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Days after Nigeria's military raised hopes with the announcement that Islamic extremists had agreed to a cease-fire, Boko Haram still is fighting and there is no word on the fate of 219 schoolgirls held hostage for six months.HARUNA UMARCHIKA ODUAHiGeneral newsKidnappingWar and unrestCrimeNigeriaWest AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6878cf1de978431d807ecbc8db80e799Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:15:02 GMT3rd spacewalk in 3 weeks at space stationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/566be68723734ea3af1a4e6c84a8f8c5CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts heaved an old seismic experiment overboard at the International Space Station on Wednesday.MARCIA DUNNaGeneral newsScienceSpace explorationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/566be68723734ea3af1a4e6c84a8f8c5Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:38:46 GMTThe Clintons, the Democrats' 2014 super surrogateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/148fc73968fa4120b227e65257b2a923AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Defending their allies, Bill and Hillary Clinton are barnstorming the country for Democrats struggling through a bleak campaign season in states where President Barack Obama is deeply unpopular.KEN THOMASNICHOLAS RICCARDIpGovernment and politicsElectionsPolitical fundraisingState governmentsCampaignsMid-term electionsLegislatureVotingPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsNew YorkAuroraNorth CarolinaWisconsinColoradoIllinoisArkansasLouisianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/148fc73968fa4120b227e65257b2a923Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:30:57 GMTMissile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troopshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a48984671a9546b68d423ae667bb1ef6JERUSALEM (AP) — Attackers from the Egyptian side of the border fired an anti-tank missile and gunshots at an Israeli military vehicle on Wednesday, wounding two soldiers in a rare cross-border incident, the military said.IAN DEITCHiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsEgyptIsraelMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a48984671a9546b68d423ae667bb1ef6Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:38:03 GMT10 men acquitted in Kurdish terror finance trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cc5251e2f1c44d6a91885f80ada29d7COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court has acquitted 10 men who were accused of terror financing for providing money to a Kurdish separatist group.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderTerrorismWar and unrestDenmarkCopenhagenTurkeyEuropeWestern EuropeMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1cc5251e2f1c44d6a91885f80ada29d7Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:40:05 GMTEPA: Gas mileage inflated on 4 Mini Cooper modelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee92e23afa984e51b580a6097693d688DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government has told BMW to reduce the gas mileage estimates on window stickers of four Mini Cooper models.fBusinessMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ee92e23afa984e51b580a6097693d688Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:56:13 GMTBobcat that escaped from New Jersey home capturedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b15a7d693ce473ebdeca66d9fbe5836STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat has been recaptured after its latest escape from its owner's southern New Jersey home.aOdditiesAnimalsNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b15a7d693ce473ebdeca66d9fbe5836Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:47:25 GMTOhio mother held dead baby while talking to policehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07eebf3104be4390b552f3cb6578d37eCANTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities believe that a woman was holding her dead baby as she spoke to unwitting police and paramedics hours before she killed herself by running in front of a tractor-trailer on a busy interstate.aGeneral newsSuicidesViolent crimeCrimeOhioCantonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07eebf3104be4390b552f3cb6578d37eWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:44:08 GMTSpot will cost you: Pet rents become apartment fadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41e1eefe74c54f0b8f0f5959741b2d29LOS ANGELES (AP) — Man's best friend is taking a bite out of renters' wallets.SUE MANNINGaBusinessGeneral newsLifestylePersonal financeSmall businessPetsDogsHousing rentalMammalsAnimalsResidential real estateSalemOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/41e1eefe74c54f0b8f0f5959741b2d29Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:53:59 GMTErdogan: US airdrop to Kurds in Kobani a mistakehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fd9c1bcb10e47c8be5ff2d3aaeea5c9ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that the U.S. made a mistake in airdropping weapons to Kurds defending the Syrian city of Kobani from the Islamic State group.DESMOND BUTLERiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMilitant groupsMunicipal governmentsWar and unrestLocal governmentsTurkeySyriaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeUnited StatesAnkaraIraqNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1fd9c1bcb10e47c8be5ff2d3aaeea5c9Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:02:31 GMTEarnhardt helps UPMC raise concussion awarenesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b84f6bf4ebd14f09aa6c8d59fb7e555aThe Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has teamed with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and catcher David Ross to raise awareness on concussion treatments.JENNA FRYERaHealthSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthHead injuriesSports medicineAutomobile racingNASCARInjurieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b84f6bf4ebd14f09aa6c8d59fb7e555aWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:39:48 GMTNorth Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/217480c8363443ab8079a5ed4f0307c0WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children.ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSaGeneral newsInternational relationsCrimeGovernment and politicsNorth KoreaUnited StatesOhioPyongyangDaytonEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/217480c8363443ab8079a5ed4f0307c0Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:18:38 GMTJury has reached a verdict in the case of 4 Blackwater security guardshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7ac535646dc40948bb899f722dee024WASHINGTON (AP) — Jury has reached a verdict in the case of 4 Blackwater security guards.wGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e7ac535646dc40948bb899f722dee024Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:05:19 GMTDozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone sitehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08d5ca01c16e443e8a18a9ffb6834cdbFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Dozens of Ebola survivors were discharged from a treatment center near Sierra leone's capital on Wednesday and told they were virus-free.KABBA KARGBOiGeneral newsHealthDiagnosis and treatmentInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsWest AfricaSierra LeoneAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/08d5ca01c16e443e8a18a9ffb6834cdbWed, 22 Oct 2014 15:18:02 GMTPolice: soldier shot at war memorial in Ottawahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f585a1aa06ca4fe7a3bc78236a51536aOTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, police said. Witnesses said the gunman entered Parliament and shots rang out.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegislatureOntarioCanadaOttawaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f585a1aa06ca4fe7a3bc78236a51536aWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:52:23 GMTJury reaches verdict in Blackwater guards trialhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/987eb27bc53b4f068c77c23b7c8f26b2WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury has reached a verdict in the case of four Blackwater security guards on trial in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqi citizens.PETE YOSTwGovernment and politicsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/987eb27bc53b4f068c77c23b7c8f26b2Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:12:52 GMTPolice arrest 2 people on terror chargeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f98f17b9cc6841608fec3618f5e31e58LONDON (AP) — British authorities have arrested two people on terror charges as it continues to conduct counter-terror operations related to Syria at a brisk pace.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeTerrorismWar and unrestNational securityMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomLondonWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f98f17b9cc6841608fec3618f5e31e58Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:38:35 GMTBomb explodes outside university in Egypt capitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c689e422d2144478188f336e5e93d7aCAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security officials say a bomb has exploded outside Egypt's largest and most prominent university, injuring nine people including five policemen.iGeneral newsBombingsHigher educationEducationSocial affairsViolenceSocial issuesEducation issuesLegal proceedingsMilitant groupsWar and unrestTerrorismCrimeInternational relationsLaw and orderGovernment and politicsEgyptCairoMiddle EastNorth AfricaAfricaLibyaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c689e422d2144478188f336e5e93d7aWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:26:41 GMTPolice: Man shot at war memorial in Ottawahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c24378183564ba68855e0c1b3233009OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Police say a man believed to be a member of the Canadian Forces has been shot at National War Memorial, and there are reports of gunfire inside the halls of Parliament.iGeneral newsLegislatureGovernment and politicsOntarioCanadaOttawaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c24378183564ba68855e0c1b3233009Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:23:30 GMTCanada police say a man shot at war memorial, reports of gunfire inside Parliamenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d17753480a24924be969613c4a716e3OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada police say a man shot at war memorial, reports of gunfire inside Parliament.iGeneral newsLegislatureGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeOntarioCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1d17753480a24924be969613c4a716e3Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:20:00 GMTSurvey: Harassment a common part of online lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/045730b2328c4b68b15549b0e1886e9cNEW YORK (AP) — A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.BARBARA ORTUTAYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyComputer crimeCrimeSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/045730b2328c4b68b15549b0e1886e9cWed, 22 Oct 2014 15:18:48 GMTHearing postponed for man suspected in 7 killingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45dc3022a09543ddbff445b2d7ad7328CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to respond to the judge during his initial court appearance Wednesday, prompting her to postpone it and to warn him he'd spend "the rest of his life" in jail unless he cooperates.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45dc3022a09543ddbff445b2d7ad7328Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:07:33 GMTHK protest talks show gap between students, govthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8f2d251c1494799bfcadb30ea308205HONG KONG (AP) — On one side of the table sat the idealistic and earnest students in jeans and black T-shirts, knapsacks by their sides. Facing them was the lineup of seasoned government officials in formal suits.KELVIN CHANJACK CHANGiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8f2d251c1494799bfcadb30ea308205Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:43:31 GMTExperts: Autopsy shows close-range wound for Brownhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/110995d3b1e143c39665c6833698de39ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Brown's official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle with the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot him, two experts said in a published report Wednesday.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/110995d3b1e143c39665c6833698de39Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:12:58 GMTNBC promoting Weir, Lipinski to top skating teamhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d3900c3281244e3854f6dd865e7ad6aNEW YORK (AP) — NBC is promoting Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its top figure skating broadcasting team.eArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentMen's sportsSports mediaFigure skatingOlympic gamesWinter Olympic gamesEventsSkatingMen's skatingNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8d3900c3281244e3854f6dd865e7ad6aWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:27:12 GMTGovernment ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicleshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc8967e6e0d24e89bbfcdc0f5bbf4eabDETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired immediately, but its message has generated some confusion about which cars are actually affected.TOM KRISHERaBusinessGeneral newsProducts and servicesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesFloridaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc8967e6e0d24e89bbfcdc0f5bbf4eabWed, 22 Oct 2014 15:19:11 GMTBear cub strolls through Oregon drug storehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b9f38bdca2e49eb98e9547eb019a8a3ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — Some shoppers at an Oregon drug store were surprised by a bear cub scurrying down the aisles.aGeneral newsOdditiesAnimalsBearsMammalsOregonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0b9f38bdca2e49eb98e9547eb019a8a3Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:09:34 GMTMan suspected of killing 7 women in Indiana refuses to respond to judge; hearing postponedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c315892a4b5431c8375020dbdff3556CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Man suspected of killing 7 women in Indiana refuses to respond to judge; hearing postponed.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3c315892a4b5431c8375020dbdff3556Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:41:36 GMTBeaten Giants fan says he wants to walk normallyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f70fc65e64b84ac3be36a4f5be7669cbCAPITOLA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten by two Dodger fans says he is happy to be alive and wants to learn to walk and run normally again.aGeneral newsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f70fc65e64b84ac3be36a4f5be7669cbWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:45:52 GMTIraqi Kurds authorize sending fighters to Kobanihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a4ffaffd36b4635b97d5c1320b7f3c6IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The parliament of the Kurdish regional government in Iraq voted Wednesday to authorize sending Kurdish fighters known as peshmerga to the embattled town of Kobani in Syria, where fellow Kurdish fighters are facing an onslaught by militants of the Islamic State group.BRAM JANSSENiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsMilitant groupsGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsWar and unrestSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastIraqUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2a4ffaffd36b4635b97d5c1320b7f3c6Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:54:43 GMTGerman firm wins appeal in Spain thalidomide casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/144d1ad3f339440b93df1de347884925MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court on Wednesday accepted a German pharmaceutical company's appeal against a ruling that had ordered it to pay compensation to 22 Spaniards who blame their disabilities on the drug thalidomide.iBusinessHealthLegislationLegislatureGovernment and politicsSpainMadridWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/144d1ad3f339440b93df1de347884925Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:54:03 GMTPolice brutality claims shadow Tunisia electionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6fc82b1788e44c2b4abef0493b9466bTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — When Mohammed Ali Snoussi was arrested last month in Tunis, witnesses say, police beat him with truncheons, stripped him naked and threatened to rape him in broad daylight.SAM KIMBALLiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolice brutalityDrug-related crimePoliceCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesRebellions and uprisingsWar and unrestTerrorismLaw and orderSocial issuesSocial affairsViolenceLaw enforcement agenciesHuman welfareIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d6fc82b1788e44c2b4abef0493b9466bWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:25:01 GMT