FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 05:33:20 -0800Spain: Princess Cristina going on trial for fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95ae6b1929724f4aa3c10b66e00e95eeMADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge has ordered the king's sister, Princess Cristina, to be tried along with her husband on charges of tax fraud, the first member of the country's royal family to go to court since the royalty was restored in 1975.iGeneral newsFraud and false statementsCrimeCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLegal proceedingsLaw and orderProfessional servicesIndustriesBusinessSpainWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95ae6b1929724f4aa3c10b66e00e95eeMon, 22 Dec 2014 09:46:46 GMTAustralia family found after 10 days in wildernesshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a05d746693d54af78773591dad0b96ddSYDNEY (AP) — A 5-year-old boy and his 7-year-old brother were recovering in a hospital Monday after surviving with their father for 10 days in the Australian wilderness with little food and in weather conditions that ranged from stormy to scorching.By NICK PERRY and KRISTEN GELINEAUiGeneral newsNational parksEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelAustraliaOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a05d746693d54af78773591dad0b96ddMon, 22 Dec 2014 13:06:59 GMTPoland suspends abuse probe of Vatican ex-envoyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa83f0736a754e57b8e1ce4e04af89f4WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A prosecutor says that Poland has suspended an investigation into the alleged sex abuse of minors in the Dominican Republic by a Polish-born former Vatican ambassador due to a lack of evidence.iGeneral newsCriminal investigationsChristianityCrimes against childrenCrimeLaw and orderViolent crimeReligionSocial affairsReligious issuesSocial issuesPolandDominican RepublicWarsawEastern EuropeEuropeCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fa83f0736a754e57b8e1ce4e04af89f4Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:53:26 GMTNorth Korea skipping UN Security Council meetinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a929356f2bd4028b635874b5b9638c0UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a U.S. accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking U.N. Security Council meeting Monday where the country's bleak human rights situation will be discussed for the first time.By CARA ANNAiGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesDiplomacyGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsInternational relationsNorth KoreaPyongyangEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6a929356f2bd4028b635874b5b9638c0Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:26:44 GMTChina punishes hospital for operating room photoshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32322cdf787a41468e655c0da51dd577BEIJING (AP) — Chinese health authorities put a hospital president on probation and fired three other supervisors following public outrage over photos posted online of smiling medical staff posing with patients in the middle of surgery.iGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsChinaXi'anGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/32322cdf787a41468e655c0da51dd577Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:33:16 GMTItalian police breakup neo-Fascist plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aab2fed6897b4e72a7b1745e259e2d1dMILAN (AP) — Italian authorities say they have cracked a neo-Fascist plot to attack immigrants and political targets, including magistrates.iGeneral newsImmigrationSocial issuesSocial affairsItalyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/aab2fed6897b4e72a7b1745e259e2d1dMon, 22 Dec 2014 10:56:06 GMTIndonesian janitors get up to 8 years in rape casehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f85869828c9f44edac03829b3d557621JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court sentenced five janitors Monday to up to eight years in prison over the rape of a kindergartner at an international school in Indonesia.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeLaw and orderCrimes against childrenIndonesiaJakartaSoutheast AsiaAsiaJavahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f85869828c9f44edac03829b3d557621Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:44:32 GMTAriz. sheriff aims to halt Obama immigration orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd61c5d91f314d6c8964976580a0fbe8WASHINGTON (AP) — A gadfly attorney and an Arizona county sheriff want to halt President Barack Obama's immigration order in the first courtroom battle over an initiative designed to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation.By PETE YOSTwGovernment and politicsImmigration policyGovernment programsImmigrationLegal proceedingsBorder securityCrimeJudicial appointments and nominationsNational securityPoliceGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderGeneral newsMilitary and defenseJudiciaryGovernment appointments and nominationsLaw enforcement agenciesUnited StatesArizonaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dd61c5d91f314d6c8964976580a0fbe8Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:04:26 GMTCaesar's Entertainment to buy with affiliatehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c391f5e7fc8c4b75a642637907ad33eeNEW YORK (AP) — Caesar's Entertainment will buy an affiliate in a bid to smooth the reorganization of another struggling division and balance its debt load.By The Associated PressfBusinessOwnership changesCorporate newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c391f5e7fc8c4b75a642637907ad33eeMon, 22 Dec 2014 13:13:39 GMTBelarus enjoys bonanza amid Russia-West tensionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81bda92766774e3db8d44643f4c82ac9MINSK, Belarus (AP) — As relations between Russia and the West have deteriorated, there's one country that's reaping rewards — Belarus, whose authoritarian leader was once dubbed "Europe's last dictator" by the United States and the European Union.By YURAS KARMANAUiBusinessGeneral newsInternational agreementsInternational relationsEconomyGovernment and politicsCuisinesFood and drinkLifestyleIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsDiplomacyBelarusRussiaMoscowMinskEuropeKazakhstanUkraineEastern EuropeCentral AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81bda92766774e3db8d44643f4c82ac9Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:00:59 GMTEU inspection critical of Frankfurt airport securityhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81de5e0b21b04698b293b2ecd97c1ebaBERLIN (AP) — The German government says a European Union inspection found security shortcomings at Frankfurt airport, the country's busiest, and that measures have been taken to address them.iGeneral newsTransportation safetyTransportationGermanyFrankfurtEuropeWestern Europehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81de5e0b21b04698b293b2ecd97c1ebaMon, 22 Dec 2014 12:01:04 GMTPope issues blistering critique of Vatican bureaucracyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/005e8e460c4a47c8b47c76080f21e6dcVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a blistering critique Monday of the Vatican bureaucracy that serves him, denouncing how some people lust for power at all costs, live hypocritical double lives and suffer from "spiritual Alzheimer's" that has made them forget they're supposed to be joyful men of God.By NICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsChristianityMunicipal governmentsReligionSocial affairsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsVatican CityWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/005e8e460c4a47c8b47c76080f21e6dcMon, 22 Dec 2014 11:59:28 GMTPope in blistering critique of Vatican bureaucratshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/982327b06d094b2690e909a5f097ea60VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issued a blistering critique Monday of the Vatican bureaucracy that serves him, denouncing how some people lust for power at all costs, live hypocritical double lives and suffer from "spiritual Alzheimer's" that has made them forget they're supposed to be joyful men of God.By NICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsChristianityMunicipal governmentsReligionSocial affairsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsVatican CityWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/982327b06d094b2690e909a5f097ea60Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:06:26 GMTFrench police raise security after weekend attackshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/403526d9632a46e29b1e4ca34e8a171fPARIS (AP) — French police are boosting security after an attack on officers in central France, and the country's top security official is visiting the city where a driver ran down 11 pedestrians.iGeneral newsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/403526d9632a46e29b1e4ca34e8a171fMon, 22 Dec 2014 11:03:14 GMTNY police donate to save family's stolen Christmashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5370859674049a6ae0caa55e094ee99WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — After a burglar stole a suburban New York family's Christmas presents from under the tree, police played Santa.aGeneral newsIndividual givingTheftCrimePhilanthropySocial affairsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleWhite PlainsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5370859674049a6ae0caa55e094ee99Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:24:30 GMTFrance raises number of car rampage injured to 13http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64f3ca18f6724393982d3d70f6ca82f6PARIS (AP) — France's top security official has raised the number of people injured by a rampaging driver to 13, and is cautioning against jumping to conclusions about the attack.iGeneral newsFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/64f3ca18f6724393982d3d70f6ca82f6Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:38:42 GMTList of people being honored as Carnegie Heroeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a150f1a8bd54d5e8dcbb0dc89f38f4cWinners of Carnegie Hero medals announced Monday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFiresArizonaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9a150f1a8bd54d5e8dcbb0dc89f38f4cMon, 22 Dec 2014 11:34:12 GMT10 Things to Know for Todayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54e9486ca7bd43358d7f995df811464dYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsCrimeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/54e9486ca7bd43358d7f995df811464dMon, 22 Dec 2014 10:57:56 GMTNBA prepares for Christmas coming-out partyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf18c816310a49baa20197ab53eb3a2fNEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two months have passed since the San Antonio Spurs collected their championship rings and began their title defense.By BRIAN MAHONEYsSportsMen's sportsHolidaysNBA FinalsMen's basketballFootballTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports mediaProfessional basketballBasketballOccasionsLifestyleEventsOklahoma CityNew York CityFloridaOklahomaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf18c816310a49baa20197ab53eb3a2fMon, 22 Dec 2014 09:46:55 GMTSkiers have reservations over airbag safety systemhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71fa86659e954d6dab767e05f77bb042VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Some skiers are concerned they will turn into the puffy "Michelin Man" when they are not supposed to.By ANDREW DAMPFhtSportsAlpine skiingWomen's skiingMen's skiingSkiingAthlete injuriesSports sponsorshipWomen's sportsMen's sportsAthlete healthAutomotive technologyIndustrial technologyTechnologySports businessItalyWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/71fa86659e954d6dab767e05f77bb042Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:09:00 GMTOpposition lawmaker says protester shot dead at Chinese-backed copper mine in Myanmarhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f12bc1a69cb847bcb05fc1d9bb13162fYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Opposition lawmaker says protester shot dead at Chinese-backed copper mine in Myanmar .iGeneral newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsMaterials industryIndustriesMyanmarSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f12bc1a69cb847bcb05fc1d9bb13162fMon, 22 Dec 2014 10:27:40 GMTChinese military plane crashes, 2 deaths reportedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1372077fdfc742b3a8bdf4e89f7dbb5fBEIJING (AP) — A Chinese military plane has crashed in the country's northwest and a news website says at least two people were killed.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment and politicsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1372077fdfc742b3a8bdf4e89f7dbb5fMon, 22 Dec 2014 10:13:55 GMTSKorea holds N-plant drills against cyber threatshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d80ac03319e04198abd035b8b47e8c22SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's monopoly nuclear power company said it began drills Monday against possible cyberattacks after online threats of attack against its plants.By YOUKYUNG LEEhtBusinessGeneral newsHackingProduction facilitiesUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryTechnology issuesTechnologyCorporate newsSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d80ac03319e04198abd035b8b47e8c22Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:25:12 GMTZimbabwe's president fires more cabinet membershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c36f88139a542f2b82807f4d05d36b8HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's government says the president has fired two cabinet ministers believed to be loyal to the ousted vice president, while thousands of civil servants have not been paid Christmas bonuses.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCabinetsCivil serviceZimbabweSouthern AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7c36f88139a542f2b82807f4d05d36b8Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:16:19 GMTDolphins are keeping coach after 37-35 win over Vikingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c227dd51f544477e82706e15dfaf7ec8MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins are out of the market for a new coach, even though they're also out of the playoff race for the sixth year in a row.By STEVEN WINEsSportsCoachingNFL PlayoffsProfessional footballFootballEventsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c227dd51f544477e82706e15dfaf7ec8Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:48:00 GMTGlobal markets gain as oil reboundshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbcf2124321d4fb49eda7e0cd5c55a34SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global markets were mostly higher Monday after the Federal Reserve's pledge not to rush to raise interest rates prompted investors to add risky assets ahead of the year-end holiday. A rise in the price of oil boosted energy stocks.By YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEnergy industryCurrency marketsFinancial marketsIndustriesEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyCommodity marketsStock marketsFinancial servicesSouth KoreaEast AsiaShanghaiAsiaChinaGreater Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/dbcf2124321d4fb49eda7e0cd5c55a34Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:15:43 GMT2 attacks in France raise alarm, call for cautionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd578cd5a83c4553bac70b8261f35f25PARIS (AP) — French officials called for vigilance but warned against jumping to conclusions Monday after a pair of weekend attacks — one in which a driver ran down 13 bystanders, and another in which a recent convert to Islam knifed police officers.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeFranceWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fd578cd5a83c4553bac70b8261f35f25Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:16:32 GMTWoman fatally shot at Myanmar mine protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f615258be0d4144b4eaaad5f8850f1bYANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A woman was fatally shot Monday during a crackdown on protesters at a controversial Chinese-backed copper mine in northwestern Myanmar, activists and an opposition lawmaker said.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimePolitical and civil unrestIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMaterials industryMyanmarChinaSoutheast AsiaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5f615258be0d4144b4eaaad5f8850f1bMon, 22 Dec 2014 13:17:39 GMTA dozen football fans injured in lightning strikehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/895136ca5c9f492e8c4b87c2cc126191TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A dozen people are recovering after they were injured by an indirect lightning strike at Raymond James Stadium after a game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers.aGeneral newsSportsAthlete injuriesAccidentsFootballAthlete healthAccidents and disastersProfessional footballNHL hockeyProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/895136ca5c9f492e8c4b87c2cc126191Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:13:12 GMTRussian minister talks up the rublehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/552838ce50664c5a8336a8bd8272fb89MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian minister said on Monday he's expecting the ruble to extend its recent gains and said the government is not planning to introduce currency controls on Russian companies.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic outlookFinancial crisisEconomyCurrency marketsGovernment and politicsRecessions and depressionsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyFinancial marketsEnergy industryIndustriesRussiaCrimeaEastern EuropeEuropeUkrainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/552838ce50664c5a8336a8bd8272fb89Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:11:28 GMTTunisia awaits election final, press hails Essebsihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f899dc8d86ea4a5d9578b664b3d0c889TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Newspapers in Tunisia have followed exit polls in proclaiming an 88-year-old former minister the winner of the presidential election.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsTunisiaNorth AfricaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f899dc8d86ea4a5d9578b664b3d0c889Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:03:38 GMTChina indicts Jackie Chan's son on drug chargehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d498ce45bcb5472a95e0ea6b4c81a298BEIJING (AP) — Chinese prosecutors on Monday indicted the son of Hong Kong action film star Jackie Chan on the charge of sheltering others to use drugs, more than four months after he was detained.iArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentDrug-related crimeCelebrityIndictmentsCrimeLaw and orderChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d498ce45bcb5472a95e0ea6b4c81a298Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:47:12 GMT10 years after tsunami, victim's mom learns body wasn't losthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a076b99e4eaf4f6a96b76efcca23bdfdSEINT PAING, Myanmar (AP) — Of all the moments to chase a dream, May Aye Nwe chose the morning of Dec. 26, 2004.By JERRY HARMER and JOCELYN GECKERiGeneral news2004 Indian Ocean tsunamiNatural disastersForensicsAccidents and disastersOceansEventsLaw and orderEnvironment and natureLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsMyanmarThailandSoutheast AsiaIndian OceanAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a076b99e4eaf4f6a96b76efcca23bdfdMon, 22 Dec 2014 11:06:07 GMTNew Jersey Christmas tree controlled by tweetshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d24b5365e902472c978192be731498adLAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Twitter users anywhere in the world can control the lights on a holiday display in New Jersey.aGeneral newsOdditiesSocial mediaOnline mediaMediaHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d24b5365e902472c978192be731498adMon, 22 Dec 2014 13:27:38 GMTKurdish fighters face resistance from IS in Iraqhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ecaffb776b24f65a3b5a577b747370aSINJAR, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish fighters in Iraq have pushed deeper into the town of Sinjar, held by the Islamic State group, but are facing stiff resistance from the Sunni militants who captured it in August.By DALTON BENNETTiGeneral newsIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5ecaffb776b24f65a3b5a577b747370aMon, 22 Dec 2014 12:28:22 GMTSeattle could be back in Arizona for Super Bowlhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/480b3e63cf824d5b86f73e7a69112998GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The way they are playing, the Seattle Seahawks could well be back in Arizona in a month or so.By BOB BAUMsSportsNFL Super BowlProfessional footballEventsFootballArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/480b3e63cf824d5b86f73e7a69112998Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:01:35 GMTPittsburgh mayor goes 'Undercover' in reality showhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34b003d7fed54b58bc8b62625318429aPITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh's mayor has gone undercover for a reality show.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentMunicipal governmentsLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsPittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34b003d7fed54b58bc8b62625318429aMon, 22 Dec 2014 12:31:29 GMTExpress Scripts turns to AbbVie in huge hepatitis C dealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1156ad526a2449e9bb6212938c8912bThe nation's largest pharmacy benefits manager is throwing its weight into a fight over the high cost of treating hepatitis C, saying it will cover a drug from AbbVie while pulling back on those from rival drugmakers.By The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsDiseases and conditionsMedicationLiver diseaseHealthInfectious diseasesDiagnosis and treatmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1156ad526a2449e9bb6212938c8912bMon, 22 Dec 2014 12:52:38 GMTFatal shooting reported at Myanmar mine protesthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e5db5373c5745cc80cbf2e1d1ad0e50YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A woman was fatally shot Monday during a crackdown on protesters at a controversial Chinese-backed copper mine in northwestern Myanmar, activists and an opposition lawmaker said.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimePolitical and civil unrestIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMaterials industryMyanmarChinaSoutheast AsiaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6e5db5373c5745cc80cbf2e1d1ad0e50Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:40:55 GMTChina says investigating ex-President Hu's top aide, Ling Jihua, for disciplinary violationshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fc774676ad142b9b84308f7a960c25aBEIJING (AP) — China says investigating ex-President Hu's top aide, Ling Jihua, for disciplinary violations.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6fc774676ad142b9b84308f7a960c25aMon, 22 Dec 2014 12:13:29 GMTPolice departments on alert after cop killingshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34febbc39e154764a9ffa45d6edc12a8NEW YORK (AP) — Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed two officers and shot them to death inside their patrol car.By TOM HAYSaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriSocial mediaPoliceCrimeLaw enforcement agenciesEventsOnline mediaMediaViolent crimeGovernment and politicsNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/34febbc39e154764a9ffa45d6edc12a8Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:00:51 GMTIndia lawmakers demand Modi speak on Hindu conversionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd0bd4a390374acc9c8b39744bd11d14NEW DELHI (AP) — Opposition lawmakers, charging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done little to stop hard-liners in his party from forcibly converting religious minorities to Hinduism, threw Parliament into an uproar Monday, with the upper house repeatedly adjourned after descending into shouting matches.By NIRMALA GEORGEiGeneral newsHinduismIslamReligionChristianityGovernment and politicsLegislatureReligious issuesSocial affairsSocial issuesIndiaNew DelhiSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd0bd4a390374acc9c8b39744bd11d14Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:53:51 GMTChina opposes cyberattacks, doesn't name N. Koreahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/733448cb1045490eaf1a8b8134c01abfBEIJING (AP) — China told the U.S. that it is against cyberattacks and opposes any nation or individual launching such attacks from a third country, but did not directly condemn the Sony hackings that Washington has blamed on North Korea, China's foreign ministry said Monday.iBusinessGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsChinaNorth KoreaEast AsiaBeijingUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/733448cb1045490eaf1a8b8134c01abfMon, 22 Dec 2014 10:18:32 GMTUS Navy helicopter makes crash landing in Kuwaithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b19350ee6c8460e975dfb511c06c4fbMANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The U.S. Navy says one of its helicopters crash-landed during training at Camp Buehring in Kuwait and that the six-member crew survived, with some sustaining minor injuries.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationBahrainManamaKuwaitMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b19350ee6c8460e975dfb511c06c4fbMon, 22 Dec 2014 10:42:07 GMTAP poll: Police killings of blacks voted top story of 2014http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab9a06d8e7cf4babb026b09ebf2db6b8NEW YORK (AP) — The police killings of unarmed blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere — and the investigations and tumultuous protests they inspired — was the top news story of 2014, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors.By DAVID CRARYaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriLegislaturePublic opinionAfrican-AmericansDisease outbreaksNational courtsGovernment and politicsVeteransEventsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthSocial affairsPublic healthNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMarriageFamily issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseHealth care policyGovernment policyUnited StatesUkraineMalaysiaWest AfricaNorth AmericaEastern EuropeEuropeSoutheast AsiaAsiaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ab9a06d8e7cf4babb026b09ebf2db6b8Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:58:50 GMTSpain: Princess Cristina to be tried for fraudhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aa7eea64eb64dd28aabf0211e1ae53dMADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge on Monday ordered the king's sister, Princess Cristina, to be tried along with her husband on charges of tax fraud — making her the first member of the country's royal family to face charges in court since the royalty was restored in 1975.By ALAN CLENDENNINGiGeneral newsFraud and false statementsLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderCelebrityEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProfessional servicesIndustriesBusinessSpainPalmaWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3aa7eea64eb64dd28aabf0211e1ae53dMon, 22 Dec 2014 12:19:31 GMTChina to investigate ex-President Hu's top aidehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df81cb676a7149f9b524e1fbfedb076dBEIJING (AP) — The top aide to former Chinese President Hu Jintao has been placed under investigation for disciplinary violations, the official Xinhua News Agency said Monday.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPolitical scandalsPolitical issuesChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df81cb676a7149f9b524e1fbfedb076dMon, 22 Dec 2014 12:55:15 GMTChinese military plane crashes; 2 deaths reportedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79a2e1cfc77c4089b32aa49a12045d65BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese military plane crashed in the country's northwest on Monday and a news website says at least two people were killed.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationGovernment and politicsChinaXi'anBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/79a2e1cfc77c4089b32aa49a12045d65Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:27:37 GMTAP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83138976263643368b40cd625b090858The image of a woman escaping from a Sydney cafe where a gunman had taken 18 people hostage captured the terrifying drama that shook Australia last week. The siege ended 16 hours later when police stormed the cafe to free the captives, two of whom were killed along with the gunman, an Iranian-born, self-styled cleric with a lengthy criminal history.Associated PressaGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessKashmirIndiaSouth AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/83138976263643368b40cd625b090858Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:56:28 GMTAutopsies set for 4 people shot dead in Illinoishttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6088c0cdb62349ab8e95bb1d53f44d68ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A coroner says autopsies are planned for four people, including two young children, fatally shot in the northern Illinois community of Rockford.aGeneral newsRockfordIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6088c0cdb62349ab8e95bb1d53f44d68Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:59:41 GMT