FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Oct 2014 13:29:14 -0700Police: 1 dead besides Washington school shooter, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state say one person was killed in a high school shooting in addition to the lone student gunman.DOUG ESSERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 20:13:53 GMTUS official: Auto safety agency under review (AP) — Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration official said Friday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been criticized by lawmakers and safety advocates for not acting aggressively enough regarding millions of vehicles with defective air bags or faulty ignition switches.JOAN LOWYhtBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsProducts and servicesCorporate newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAutomotive technologyIndustrial technologyTechnologyIndustrial products and services, 24 Oct 2014 20:17:15 GMTMaddon excises opt-out, won't return to Rays PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joe Maddon won't be returning to the Tampa Bay Rays.FRED GOODALLsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:50:32 GMTMaddon exercises opt-out, won't return to Rays PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joe Maddon won't be returning to the Tampa Bay Rays.FRED GOODALLsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:57:12 GMTLava from Hawaii volcano picks up speed (AP) — A growing stream of lava threatening homes on Hawaii's Big Island is expanding and speeding up as it heads toward a small rural town.CATHY BUSSEWITZaGeneral newsScienceSportsTravelLifestyleVolcanoesEnvironment and natureHawaiiUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:47:42 GMTBrazil's Rousseff slams magazine's allegations DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Friday denounced as an "act of electoral terrorism" a newsmagazine report suggesting she and her predecessor were aware of a corruption scheme within state-run oil giant Petrobras.JENNY BARCHFIELDiGeneral newsPolitical corruptionGovernment and politicsTerrorismExecutive branchNational electionsElectionsPolitical issuesWar and unrestBrazilRio de JaneiroSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Oct 2014 19:37:55 GMTCanadian union says it loses Ford bid (AP) — The Canadian auto workers union says Canada has lost to Mexico in a bid to build engines for Ford Motor Co.fBusinessCanadaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:13:35 GMTFigures on government spending and debt (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.fGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyGovernment finance, 24 Oct 2014 20:16:52 GMTDominican Republic rejects int'l court decision DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic is rejecting a decision by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights that found the Caribbean country discriminated against Dominicans of Haitian descent.iGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderDominican RepublicHaitiCaribbeanUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:40:04 GMTAttack on Egypt army post kills 30, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.ASHRAF SWEILAMMAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestBombingsMunicipal governmentsArmed forcesTerrorismLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsMilitary and defenseReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptCairoMiddle EastNile RiverNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 20:09:45 GMTClinton rallies Democrats to defeat Gov. Walker (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton tried to energize fellow Democrats Friday in Milwaukee, where strong turnout could be a deciding factor in a close governor's race between Mary Burke and Republican incumbent Scott Walker.M.L. JOHNSONpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:26:07 GMTNavajo election at standstill amid confusion (AP) — With their presidential election less than two weeks away, Navajo Nation officials are trying to figure out how they'll proceed with a race that has become increasingly embroiled in confusion amid a debate over the tribe's language.TERRY TANGaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential Election2014 United States General ElectionUnited States General ElectionElectionsLegislationGeneral electionsNational electionsEventsLegislatureNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciary, 24 Oct 2014 19:21:59 GMTHacker gets prison for cyberattack stealing $9.4M (AP) — An Estonian national who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a 2008 cyberattack on a credit card processing company that enabled hackers to steal $9.4 million from ATMs around the world was sentenced to 11 years in prison and ordered to repay most of the money, prosecutors said Friday.aGeneral newsTheftComputer crimeFraud and false statementsLegal proceedingsGovernment payCrimeLaw and orderGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsProfessional servicesIndustriesAtlantaEstoniaUnited StatesGeorgiaNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 19:37:01 GMTGrain lower, livestock mixed (AP) — Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.fFinancial marketsCommodity marketsBusinessChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:46:11 GMTItalian court acquits Dolce&Gabbana in tax case (AP) — Italy's highest court acquitted Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana of tax evasion Friday in a case that created such public acrimony that the designers closed their Milan stores in protest for several days last year.COLLEEN BARRYiBusinessGeneral newsLifestyleFashionBeauty and fashionLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsCorporate taxesCorporate newsCorporate crimeCrimeTax evasionMilanItalyLuxembourgWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 19:22:21 GMTHospital says 3 victims in critical condition after school shooting near Seattle, Wash. (AP) — Hospital says 3 victims in critical condition after school shooting near Seattle.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:55:41 GMTPolice: Lone shooter dead after high school attack, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state say a shooter is dead after attack at a high school north of Seattle.DOUG ESSERaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:24:00 GMTNew 'Drumline' casts a new beat to original (AP) — Nick Cannon remembers when youngsters often approached him, telling him that the 2002 film "Drumline" influenced them to attend a historically black college and university.JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentMusicAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:47:57 GMTRoyals shift Cain to tricky right field for Game 3 FRANCISCO (AP) — Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain was moved from center field to right for Game 3 of the World Series to boost defense in one of AT&T Park's trickiest positions.sSportsBaseballMLB World SeriesProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 20:16:00 GMTGoogle exec sets records with leap from near-space, N.M. (AP) — A Google executive has broken the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert after taking a leap from the edge of space.htBusinessGeneral newsScienceSportsTechnologyRecord setting eventsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleRoswellNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:55:41 GMTGOP candidates treading gingerly on climate change (AP) — Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.DAVID ESPOpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCoastlines and beachesClimateAtmospheric scienceEnvironmental concernsMid-term electionsState governmentsPolitical issuesOceansPolitical partiesLegislatureEconomyEnvironment and natureEnvironmentCampaignsEarth scienceScienceAir qualityPolitical organizationsBusiness, 24 Oct 2014 20:11:49 GMTTimeline for New York doctor who has Ebola YORK (AP) — A look at the recent activities of Dr. Craig Spencer, a New York City physician who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and this week became the fourth person to test positive for the virus in the United States:aGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsNew YorkNew York CityManhattanGuineaUnited StatesNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 20:09:30 GMT4 consulates get suspicious packages in Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say the consulates of Canada, Belgium and Germany in Istanbul have been evacuated after receiving suspicious packages Friday.iGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsTurkeyIstanbulCanadaGermanyUnited StatesMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:14:20 GMTPolice: Student shooter dead after school attack, Wash. (AP) — A lone student shooter was dead Friday after an attack at a high school north of Seattle, police said.DOUG ESSERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:47:49 GMTCoric upsets Nadal to reach Swiss Indoors semis, Switzerland (AP) — Teenager Borna Coric upset second-seeded Rafael Nadal in straight sets Friday to reach the semifinals of the Swiss Indoors and announce himself as one of the rising stars of tennis.DANIELLA MATARsSportsMen's sportsAthlete injuriesWimbledon ChampionshipsMen's tennisTennisAthlete healthEventsSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 20:03:58 GMTEarnings from Microsoft, others drive stocks up YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing out its best week in almost two years as earnings gains from Microsoft and others got investors in a buying mood.aBusinessGeneral newsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock markets, 24 Oct 2014 20:09:46 GMTNBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M YORK (AP) — Nearly 9,000 unpaid interns stand to benefit from a $6.4 million settlement with NBCUniversal over back wages.htBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyTelevision programsEntertainmentLegal proceedingsLaw and order, 24 Oct 2014 19:55:27 GMTMarket jolt is reality check for investors YORK (AP) — Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.STEVE ROTHWELLaBusinessGeneral newsEconomyLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsFinancial marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:52:16 GMTEbola jitters for some _ but not all _ New Yorkers YORK (AP) — Traveling into Manhattan by subway from Brooklyn on Friday, the day after a New York doctor was diagnosed with Ebola, Dennis Johnson and his fiancee, Lian Robinson, were trying to be sensible about the odds of the disease spreading.JOCELYN NOVECKaGeneral newsHealthMunicipal governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNew YorkNew York CityManhattanBrooklynUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:26:57 GMTFerrer gets 600th win to reach Valencia semis, Spain (AP) — Top-seeded David Ferrer earned his 600th career win by beating Thomaz Bellucci 6-1, 6-2 Friday to set up a semifinal against Andy Murray at the Valencia Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSpainValenciaWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 20:13:22 GMTGreeks get 8 years to clear austerity tax bill, Greece (AP) — Parliament has approved draft legislation that would give distressed Greeks more than eight years to settle unpaid taxes imposed under the country's austerity measures.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsGreeceWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 19:29:41 GMTSenate candidate Weiland keeps at populist message, S.D. (AP) — When U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson announced he wouldn't seek re-election — putting a seat in conservative-leaning South Dakota in play — national Democrats had a few candidates in mind to replace him.HENRY C. JACKSONJAMES NORDpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureHealth care reformCampaignsPolitical issuesHealth care policyGovernment policySouth DakotaRapid CityUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:39:56 GMTUS general: NKorea may have nuke missile knowhow (AP) — North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear-armed missile that could reach U.S. soil, but because it has not tested such a weapon the odds of it being effective are "pretty darn low," the commander of U.S. forces in South Korea said Friday.ROBERT BURNShtGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNuclear weaponsWeapons technologyWar and unrestTechnologyMilitary technologyWeapons of mass destructionMilitary and defenseNorth KoreaUnited StatesSouth KoreaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 20:16:58 GMT3 in critical condition after school shooting, Wash. (AP) — A hospital says three victims are in critical condition after a school shooting near Seattle.DOUG ESSERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 20:05:09 GMTNadal to have season-ending appendicitis surgery, Switzerland (AP) — Rafael Nadal will have season-ending appendicitis surgery next month, ruling him out of the upcoming Paris Masters and the ATP finals in London.DANIELLA MATARsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAppendicitisMen's tennisTennisDiseases and conditionsAthlete healthHealthFranceSwitzerlandLondonParisWestern EuropeEuropeEnglandUnited Kingdom, 24 Oct 2014 20:17:26 GMTRecalls this week: Artic Cat all-terrain vehicles models of Arctic Cat's all-terrain vehicles are being recalled because a component failure can cause a loss of control.The Associated PressfBusinessLifestylePersonal financeConsumer products and servicesIndustriesProducts and servicesCorporate news, 24 Oct 2014 19:33:48 GMTHouse Democrats on defense in Nevada (AP) — National Democrats are buying ad time in Las Vegas to help a first-term incumbent who wasn't considered vulnerable just two weeks ago.DONNA CASSATApGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsMid-term electionsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:55:43 GMTUS officials: Israel defense chief denied meetings (AP) — Still miffed over negative comments that Israel's defense minister made about Secretary of State John Kerry's Mideast peace efforts and nuclear negotiations with Iran, the Obama administration this week refused his requests to meet several top national security aides, U.S. officials said Friday.MATTHEW LEEwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseIsraelUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaMiddle EastNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:22:30 GMTColts' Wayne out vs. Steelers with elbow injury (AP) — Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne will not play in the team's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday because of an elbow injury.COREY ELLIOTsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 20:08:00 GMTPutin accuses US of undermining global stability (AP) — President Vladimir Putin of Russia said Friday that the world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place because of U.S. attempts to enforce its will on other countries and that his nation will not comply.VLADIMIR ISACHENKOViGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsCrimeaRussiaMoscowUkraineSyriaUnited StatesEuropeMiddle EastBlack SeaEastern EuropeNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 20:02:19 GMTGunman in Canada attack complained about mosque, British Columbia (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday.RACHEL LA CORTEiGeneral newsTerrorismWar and unrestCrimeReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGovernment and politicsBritish ColumbiaVancouverCanadaOttawaMiddle EastNorth AmericaOntario, 24 Oct 2014 20:11:14 GMTEbola case in NYC brings demands for quarantines YORK (AP) — The case of the U.S. doctor stricken with Ebola left lawmakers on Capitol Hill, scientists and ordinary New Yorkers wondering why he was out on the town after his return from West Africa — and why stronger steps aren't being taken to quarantine medical workers.MARILYNN MARCHIONEMIKE STOBBEaGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesGuineaWest AfricaManhattanNorth AmericaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 19:53:05 GMTCanada loses bid to make Ford engines to Mexico (AP) — Canada has lost to Mexico in a bid to build engines for Ford Motor Co.fBusinessGovernment and politicsCanadaMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Oct 2014 20:14:04 GMTReputed ex-mob boss gets extra 4 months in prison (AP) — The reputed former boss of the Philadelphia mob will go back to prison for another four months for violating his parole.MARYCLAIRE DALEaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:34:25 GMTCalifornia sheriff's deputy, carjack victim shot, Calif. (AP) — An assailant shot a Sacramento County, California, sheriff's deputy and a bystander, then carjacked two vehicles Friday morning, prompting a manhunt as the assailant fled through residential areas, sheriff's spokeswoman Sgt. Lisa Bowman said.aGeneral newsPoliceViolent crimeCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 20:10:37 GMTUS rig count up 9 to 1,927 (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by nine this week to 1,927.aBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryIndustriesUnited StatesHoustonTexasNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:18:59 GMTEdwards and Newman are surprises of NASCAR's Chase, Va. (AP) — NASCAR's new championship format came with fan-friendly brackets that likely had fans advancing Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. deep into the playoffs.JENNA FRYERsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:58:17 GMTUS halal food supplier indicted over beef exports CITY, Iowa (AP) — The founder of a popular line of food products for observant Muslims has been charged with fraudulently shipping beef to Malaysia and Indonesia that didn't meet the countries' import requirements, federal prosecutors in Iowa said Friday.RYAN J. FOLEYaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestyleIndictmentsInternational tradeCriminal investigationsIslamCrimeLaw and orderEconomyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesIowa CityIowaIndonesiaUnited StatesMalaysiaNorth AmericaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 19:46:45 GMTMormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon church founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men's wives during the early days of the faith when polygamy was practiced, a new church essay acknowledges.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsChristianityReligious educationMarriageReligionSocial affairsEducationFamily issuesSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 19:25:31 GMTAP NewsAlert, Wash. (AP) — Police say 1 dead in Washington state school shooting in addition to gunman.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 20:08:41 GMT