FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:03:35 -0800Destinations for 2015: Milan, Cuba, Queens and morehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2938a0d82b814a6ebce7b42ea798ad3bNEW YORK (AP) — See Cuba before it changes. Check out the Expo in Milan. And if you're heading to New York City to see the view from 1 World Trade Center's observatory (scheduled to open late spring), take the subway to Queens and see if you can figure out why it topped Lonely Planet's "best in the U.S." destinations for 2015.By BETH J. HARPAZtTravelLifestyleRestaurantsLeisure travelWorld War IIAmusement and theme parksFood and drinkEventsRecreation and leisureQueensMilanNew York CityCubaNew YorkUnited StatesJapanNew OrleansManhattanNorth AmericaItalyWestern EuropeEuropeCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanEast AsiaAsiaLouisianahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2938a0d82b814a6ebce7b42ea798ad3bTue, 23 Dec 2014 01:39:42 GMTTexas TV meteorologist improving after shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9323f0ff0e8e457a9945b33452348721TEMPLE, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas meteorologist who was shot last week outside of his TV station says he is "slowly getting better."aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9323f0ff0e8e457a9945b33452348721Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:33:24 GMTJudge OKs Oklahoma's lethal injection protocolhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14a165ac0bbd4a05aa56ebde7e6a9802OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol is constitutional and the state can proceed with the scheduled executions of four death row inmates early next year, a federal judge ruled on Monday.By SEAN MURPHYaGeneral newsNational courtsNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCriminal punishmentCorrectional systemsOklahomaArizonaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/14a165ac0bbd4a05aa56ebde7e6a9802Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:28:56 GMTMemorial services held for Sydney siege victimshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d0221e8bf02474b87ae61da3eef4886SYDNEY (AP) — Two victims of a deadly siege in Sydney were being remembered on Tuesday at private memorial services, one week after a gunman took them hostage inside a downtown cafe.iGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesAustraliaSydneyOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d0221e8bf02474b87ae61da3eef4886Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:19:16 GMTBroncos, Bengals tied 7-7 after 1st quarterhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0121445a91514feab47c5522bbb0c125CINCINNATI (AP) — Aqib Talib returned Andy Dalton's too-high pass for a touchdown and Jeremy Hill countered with an 85-yard touchdown run on Monday night, leaving the Broncos and Bengals tied 7-7 after the first quarter.By JOE KAYsSportsNFL PlayoffsEventsProfessional footballFootballCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0121445a91514feab47c5522bbb0c125Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:19:56 GMTMexico: Local police involved in 2011 migrant massacreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ee78ba437164f89a5fe1cc7dc56357fMEXICO CITY (AP) — Federal prosecutors say that local police in the city of San Fernando in northern Mexico were involved in the 2011 massacres of 193 mainly Central American migrants whose bodies were found in mass graves.By MARIA VERZAiGeneral newsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ee78ba437164f89a5fe1cc7dc56357fTue, 23 Dec 2014 02:54:37 GMTBattered NY mayor calls for temporary protest halthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/727efe2ed64f4a12933f58750dcbdfc5NEW YORK (AP) — As the New York Police Department mourns two of its own, Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded for a pause in protests and rancor amid a widening rift with those in a grieving force who accuse him of creating a climate of mistrust that contributed to the executions of two officers.By JONATHAN LEMIRE and COLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriFunerals and memorial servicesProtests and demonstrationsViolent crimePoliceMunicipal governmentsCrimeLegal proceedingsEventsPolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderNew YorkNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/727efe2ed64f4a12933f58750dcbdfc5Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:25:01 GMTHighway tunnel under Seattle to open August 2017http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cee5f8010dbb430983ff2dd17734dcd7SEATTLE (AP) — A new highway tunnel through downtown Seattle won't be open until August 2017, about 20 months behind schedule, state transportation officials said Monday.aBusinessGeneral newsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cee5f8010dbb430983ff2dd17734dcd7Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:43:04 GMTArizona to change drugs it uses in executionshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59bac00056e54ab48b7a82bdc902ba46TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona officials said Monday they have been cleared of any wrongdoing in an execution this year that lasted nearly two hours, but they are nevertheless changing the drugs they use to put inmates to death.By ASTRID GALVANaBusinessGeneral newsHealthScienceSmall businessDrug-related crimeCriminal investigationsDeath penalty controversyCrimeLaw and orderCriminal punishmentSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesCorrectional systemsArizonaTucsonOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/59bac00056e54ab48b7a82bdc902ba46Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:40:53 GMTRain and snowstorms could greet holiday travelershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95389c9543bd49fc854c0ccf0a75662cCHICAGO (AP) — Many of the nearly 100 million holiday travelers expected to hit the road, head to airports and climb aboard trains in the coming days may have to negotiate rain or snow forecast to fall across large swaths of the U.S.aGeneral newsHolidaysCustomer statisticsWeatherStormsWinter weatherOccasionsLifestyleCorporate newsBusinessLeisure travelTravelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/95389c9543bd49fc854c0ccf0a75662cTue, 23 Dec 2014 00:03:01 GMTGa. airline worker arrested in gun smuggling plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e9657464ee84081b1d07a8c495e2fc9ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta airline baggage handler suspected of helping smuggle firearms onto passenger jets to New York City has been arrested by federal agents, authorities said Monday.By PHILLIP LUCASaGeneral newsTravelLifestyleCriminal investigationsSmugglingArrestsLaw and orderCrimeIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAtlantaNew YorkNew York CityGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e9657464ee84081b1d07a8c495e2fc9Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:39:32 GMTConsumer group sues Aetna, alleges discriminationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbb5f400514640aca454eac98b0ba202SAN DIEGO (AP) — A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Aetna Inc. saying a new policy violates the privacy of people with HIV and AIDS by requiring them to get their medications from its mail-order pharmacy.By JULIE WATSONaBusinessGeneral newsHealthLegal proceedingsFinancial servicesIndustriesInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsLaw and orderHealth care industryConsumer products and servicesSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cbb5f400514640aca454eac98b0ba202Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:20:16 GMTCalifornia Supreme Court nominee confirmedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb56f632336346b48001872d7f9d8d71SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A state panel on Monday confirmed another California Supreme Court appointment by Gov. Jerry Brown — a move that likely tilts the conservative-leaning court further to the left.By SUDHIN THANAWALAaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsJudicial appointments and nominationsJudiciaryGovernment appointments and nominationsCourtsState governmentsLegislature hearingsLegislatureCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cb56f632336346b48001872d7f9d8d71Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:17:08 GMTKansas says new virus found after resident's deathhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/529845e5083543b8a5722c84ce413103TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A new virus thought to be carried by ticks or other insects has been discovered following the death of a southeast Kansas resident during the summer, public health officials said Monday.By JOHN HANNAaHealthVirologyTicksBiologyScienceInsectsAnimalsKansasTopekaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/529845e5083543b8a5722c84ce413103Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:15:47 GMTMedellin's Christmas lights dazzle in Colombiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c9dd2c375084f1d8fb1c44f3a36557aMEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — Medellin for Christmas vacation? Si, si!By BETH J. HARPAZiGeneral newsTravelLifestyleHolidaysLeisure travelOccasionsMedellinColombiaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c9dd2c375084f1d8fb1c44f3a36557aTue, 23 Dec 2014 00:05:30 GMTBlagojevich brother: I was fed 'pawn' to get then-governorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0665ad5170b0498db2099676f1fffe55CHICAGO (AP) — The brother of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says in a new book that prosecutors tried to use him as a pawn to get his younger sibling on charges he sought to sell or trade an appointment to President Barack Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat.By MICHAEL TARMaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsCrimePolitical fundraisingLaw and orderUnited StatesIllinoisNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0665ad5170b0498db2099676f1fffe55Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:04:34 GMTNo. 14 Georgia remains undefeated 62-43 over Belmonthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ab618abe38b4f2c9c3c0d7447cb5455ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Shacobia Barbee had 13 points on Monday night, and Marjorie Butler sparked No. 14 Georgia's second-half run to get past Belmont and remain undefeated with a 62-43 win.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsAthensGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3ab618abe38b4f2c9c3c0d7447cb5455Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:31:00 GMTPope in blistering critique of Vatican bureaucratshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5b10755a9684d7cad24238c5837885dVATICAN CITY (AP) — To the Catholic Church's "seven deadly sins," Pope Francis has added the "15 ailments of the Curia."By NICOLE WINFIELDiGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleVatican CityWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b5b10755a9684d7cad24238c5837885dTue, 23 Dec 2014 00:59:32 GMTSmith, Rinne lift Predators to rout of Columbushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e4e6037c73044ed8939020069036bdcCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Craig Smith scored two goals, Pekka Rinne made 30 saves to earn his NHL-leading 22nd win, and the Nashville Predators routed the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Monday night.sSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyColumbusOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3e4e6037c73044ed8939020069036bdcTue, 23 Dec 2014 02:53:02 GMTCharges to be dismissed in Arizona dog deathshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07ea226091bd455ab54aa00850795537PHOENIX (AP) — Animal cruelty charges will be dismissed against the owners of a suburban Phoenix kennel and two caretakers charged in the deaths of 21 dogs this summer, prosecutors said Monday.By WALTER BERRYaGeneral newsDogsCrimeMammalsAnimalsArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07ea226091bd455ab54aa00850795537Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:49:35 GMTThai farm workers may not get any of $8.7M awardhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ead20d4dee14d629f71ddf89375c578HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a California-based labor contractor must pay $8.7 million in damages to Thai workers who were exploited while working at Hawaii farms, but it's not clear whether any of them will get the money.By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERaBusinessGeneral newsWorkplace discriminationNational courtsAgricultureIndustriesPersonnelLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesHawaiiNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0ead20d4dee14d629f71ddf89375c578Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:29:43 GMTWilliams has 18, No. 21 Ohio St rolls over Miami Uhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1267f4d0cbae481e8396c2237ea99c64COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Reserve guard Kam Williams scored 18 points and No. 21 Ohio State went on a 26-3 run in the first half to beat Miami (Ohio) 93-55 on Monday night.By RUSTY MILLERsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1267f4d0cbae481e8396c2237ea99c64Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:22:16 GMTIraqi Yazidi girls abducted by IS endured horrorhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ec68844f2bd49f797410e373fa6d2bbBAGHDAD (AP) — Women and girls from Iraq's Yazidi minority endured horrors at the hands of Islamic State group extremists after they were taken as slaves when last summer, leaving them deeply traumatized, an international watchdog group said in a report issued on Tuesday.iGeneral newsHostage situationsMilitant groupsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesWar and unrestIraqMiddle Easthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ec68844f2bd49f797410e373fa6d2bbTue, 23 Dec 2014 00:43:36 GMT2 men indicted in deadly California bank robberyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6764699a38414ab5b356d58bb8ac33ddSTOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — An indictment unsealed Monday charged two men with murder, kidnapping and other crimes in a violent bank robbery and shootout with police that ended with the deaths of a woman taken hostage and two other suspects.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeKidnappingIndictmentsTheftLaw and orderStocktonCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6764699a38414ab5b356d58bb8ac33ddTue, 23 Dec 2014 00:04:55 GMTHornets top Nuggets 110-82 for third straight winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67c49f9a5e8f4dc485827d1c42b1f5d7CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Al Jefferson scored 22 points, Kemba Walker added 18 points and nine assists, and the Charlotte Hornets extended their winning streak to a season-high three games with a 110-82 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night.By STEVE REEDsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballSports businessAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsCharlotteNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/67c49f9a5e8f4dc485827d1c42b1f5d7Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:32:13 GMTMan who fell from SF building to leave hospitalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df05f88355604250a282617552d1376dOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A window washer who fell 11 stories from a downtown San Francisco building onto a moving car last month is preparing to leave the hospital for a rehabilitation facility where he hopes to walk again.By LISA LEFF AND KRISTIN J. BENDERaGeneral newsOaklandSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/df05f88355604250a282617552d1376dTue, 23 Dec 2014 00:08:41 GMTAP sources: NYC congressman to plead guiltyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d0625f1df194d4ab1232825da249e1fNEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm of New York City plans to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge rather than go to trial next month, people familiar with plea negotiations said Monday.By TOM HAYSaBusinessGeneral newsFraud and false statementsTax evasionCrimePolitical corruptionLegislatureGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesCampaignsElectionsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7d0625f1df194d4ab1232825da249e1fTue, 23 Dec 2014 00:20:58 GMTValles Caldera looks to future as national parkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c12b37bc75d43158b254922021a154aALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The management experiment at Valles Caldera National Preserve is coming to an end as the National Park Service prepares to take over the 140-square-mile property in northern New Mexico.By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANtTravelLifestyleNational parksScienceLegislatureEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLeisure travelGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsNational governmentsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesNew MexicoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c12b37bc75d43158b254922021a154aTue, 23 Dec 2014 01:31:06 GMTMarathon bombing suspect's lawyers invoke McVeighhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9444697cd18c40728fb259ca0db5c282BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who are seeking to have his trial moved out of Massachusetts again drew parallels Monday between the media coverage of their client's case and the coverage received by Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsBoston Marathon bombingBombingsSports mediaProtests and demonstrationsCrimeLaw and orderEventsSportsPolitical and civil unrestBostonOklahoma CityUnited StatesMassachusettsNorth AmericaOklahomahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9444697cd18c40728fb259ca0db5c282Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:24:56 GMTWife of Cuban agent freed from US expecting babyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07b85f91c0ea40f787e11175024f6550HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is celebrating the return of three intelligence agents imprisoned in the United States for more than a decade, and the joyful but puzzling news that one of their wives is expecting just two weeks from now.By PETER ORSIiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsPregnancy and childbirthInternational relationsLegislatureAssisted reproductive technologySexual and reproductive healthHealthWomen's healthCubaUnited StatesCaribbeanLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07b85f91c0ea40f787e11175024f6550Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:20:49 GMTRose and Gibson return for game against Raptorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/123ef73df3ab46259160be7f6373a64aCHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose and Taj Gibson have returned to the Chicago Bulls lineup for their game against the Eastern Conference-leading Toronto Raptors on Monday night.sSportsMen's basketballMen's sportsBasketballProfessional basketballChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/123ef73df3ab46259160be7f6373a64aTue, 23 Dec 2014 00:23:20 GMTGitmo envoy at State Department returning to law firmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c8d990481484ab1839a043b6da938caWASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department official responsible for diplomatic efforts to transfer Guantanamo Bay detainees is returning to his law firm.By NEDRA PICKLERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1c8d990481484ab1839a043b6da938caTue, 23 Dec 2014 02:02:59 GMTShippers seek US mediator in port labor talkshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/382bbf9b7fbc4e6499bce7e113a5755dLOS ANGELES (AP) — The association that represents shipping lines and cargo terminal operators at West Coast seaports says it's asking for federal mediation in its ongoing contract talks with dockworkers.aBusinessGeneral newsLabor negotiationsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesPersonnelhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/382bbf9b7fbc4e6499bce7e113a5755dTue, 23 Dec 2014 02:44:02 GMTPG&E discloses more emails with state regulatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb959eb05bc54d01bc1d714b08e8ca0bSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's largest power utility released a dozen more emails Monday that it said showed improper back-channel discussions between the utility and top state regulators.By ELLEN KNICKMEYERaBusinessGeneral newsUtilitiesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsIndustriesCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fb959eb05bc54d01bc1d714b08e8ca0bTue, 23 Dec 2014 01:05:44 GMTKey developments in the case of slain NYPD officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c01104fbb9542de932aa896ee8da9b8New York police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were ambushed Saturday afternoon by 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, the final act in a rampage that began when he shot and wounded his ex-girlfriend at her home outside Baltimore, then made threatening posts online, including a vow to put "wings on pigs" and references to high-profile cases of police officers shooting unarmed black men. After shooting the officers, Brinsley ran into a subway station and committed suicide.By The Associated PressaGeneral newsFunerals and memorial servicesViolent crimeProtests and demonstrationsCrimePolicePolitical and civil unrestLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsChinaBrooklynNew YorkNew York CityGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9c01104fbb9542de932aa896ee8da9b8Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:17:40 GMTGoldman Sachs sells metals business to Swiss firmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01a3befb0e8c42d98ee7df6f2b070a1cNEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs says it has sold Metro International Trade Services, a metals storage business that drew lawsuits and congressional scrutiny.fBusinessSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/01a3befb0e8c42d98ee7df6f2b070a1cTue, 23 Dec 2014 00:42:12 GMTMadoff trustee seeks to return another $322Mhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abf5fedf7bf5420082232fdcf29f7068NEW YORK (AP) — Investors burned by Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme could be getting back more of their money.aBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/abf5fedf7bf5420082232fdcf29f7068Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:21:53 GMTIndianapolis airport solar farm expansion completedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf9e1f5062744948860b26ee7e8e6b28INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Contractors have finished bringing online dozens of acres of solar panels at Indianapolis International Airport, solidifying its status as the home of the nation's largest airport-based solar farm.tTravelLifestyleUtilitiesIndustriesBusinessEnergy industryIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bf9e1f5062744948860b26ee7e8e6b28Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:33:04 GMTMurray impresses Cowboys playing with broken handhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3bb2d8df3b84f80bf5bde7a19507587IRVING, Texas (AP) — NFL rushing leader DeMarco Murray had Dallas coach Jason Garrett believing he would play with a broken hand almost as soon as the injury happened.By SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsAthlete injuriesFootballAthlete healthProfessional footballTexasDallasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3bb2d8df3b84f80bf5bde7a19507587Mon, 22 Dec 2014 23:59:22 GMTNo. 17 St. John's beats Long Beach State 66-49http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e668914210148a0bb7d35c411afa9e7NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Obekpa scored 16 points, had eight rebounds and seven blocked shots to lead No. 17 St. John's to a 66-49 win over Long Beach State Monday night.By DENIS GORMANsSportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2e668914210148a0bb7d35c411afa9e7Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:55:22 GMT10 Things to Know for Tuesdayhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33672c9088144ce1b316d53bb1b4ce2aYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:By The Associated PressaGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/33672c9088144ce1b316d53bb1b4ce2aTue, 23 Dec 2014 02:13:32 GMTEx-officer not charged in fatal Milwaukee shootinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afe35c97669747a48990bc3a1341ebd4MILWAUKEE (AP) — A white Milwaukee police officer fired after killing a mentally ill black man in April won't face criminal charges, the top county prosecutor said Monday, a decision that prompted the U.S. attorney to later announce a federal investigation of the incident.By TODD RICHMONDaGeneral newsPolice shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriCrimeProtests and demonstrationsEventsViolent crimePolitical and civil unrestWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNew York CityNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/afe35c97669747a48990bc3a1341ebd4Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:06:21 GMTLawyer says 'fix was in' when Winston cleared by FSU hearinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cae09942beb4de5861bbb3e078fc3baTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The lawyer for Jameis Winston's accuser says "the fix was in" when Florida State cleared the star quarterback of violating the school's code of conduct.By KAREEM COPELANDsSportsCollege footballFootballCollege sportsFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cae09942beb4de5861bbb3e078fc3baTue, 23 Dec 2014 00:51:58 GMTBonnie Samuelson lifts No. 16 Stanford past UC Davis 71-59http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16c3e30ff8d74282be7881a16ac69bc4STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Bonnie Samuelson scored a career-high 30 points and No. 16 Stanford turned back UC Davis 71-59 on Monday to end a two-game losing streak that saw the Cardinal drop out of the top 10 for the first time since Jan. 16, 2009.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/16c3e30ff8d74282be7881a16ac69bc4Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:17:53 GMTJustin Lin to direct third 'Star Trek' filmhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f50e36ffa2be40ac922a13f0906cd9ceLOS ANGELES (AP) — The USS Enterprise is about to get a little faster. "Fast & Furious" director Justin Lin is taking the helm of the third installment in Paramount's "Star Trek" franchise.eArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f50e36ffa2be40ac922a13f0906cd9ceTue, 23 Dec 2014 01:21:36 GMTTemple stuns No. 10 Kansas with 77-52 blowouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/250ee72ca4f74c0fa40494bc33757a82PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Will Cummings scored 19 points, Quenton DeCosey had 18 and Temple stunned No. 10 Kansas with a 77-52 rout Monday night that snapped the Jayhawks' eight-game winning streak.By DAVE ZEITLINsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsKansasPhiladelphiaUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/250ee72ca4f74c0fa40494bc33757a82Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:43:19 GMTCeremony marks new national monument in Nevadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4f916b4149d45fdabff9df22897f013LAS VEGAS (AP) — Several dignitaries received plaster replicas of an Ice Age mammoth tooth on Monday to help mark the dedication of a new national monument in a fossil-rich area at the northern edge of the Las Vegas valley.By KEN RITTERtTravelLifestyleNational parksPaleontologyGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsEnvironment and natureOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLeisure travelAccommodationsScienceLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f4f916b4149d45fdabff9df22897f013Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:28:36 GMTConnaughton leads No. 16 Notre Dame over NIU 91-66http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90ae8954ec21421a8d78cdb55b7a6b90SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Pat Connaughton had 21 points and 10 rebounds, leading No. 16 Notre Dame to a 91-66 win over Northern Illinois on Monday night.sSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsSouth BendIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/90ae8954ec21421a8d78cdb55b7a6b90Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:21:01 GMTStanford students design paddles to climb glasshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81322ad0f37e43e29dce7bda7d99725bSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stanford University students have created paddles that help humans scale glass walls like a gecko.htGeneral newsScienceTechnologyCaliforniaSan JoseUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/81322ad0f37e43e29dce7bda7d99725bTue, 23 Dec 2014 00:55:57 GMTExperts say Great Lakes wolves aren't endangeredhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fde591f3759a47fb88ceeb3c547a6259MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A group of wolf experts disputed Monday that gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan are endangered or that a judge's ruling will help the region's population spread to other states.By STEVE KARNOWSKIaGeneral newsAnimalsWolvesWater environmentNational courtsLegislatureGovernment and politicsEnvironmental concernsMammalsWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationEnvironmental laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryUnited StatesMinnesotaWisconsinMichiganNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/fde591f3759a47fb88ceeb3c547a6259Tue, 23 Dec 2014 02:15:16 GMT