FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 22 Sep 2014 15:18:55 -0700Hulu sets '11/22/63' series based on King novel ANGELES (AP) — Stephen King's time-travel novel about the Kennedy assassination is being adapted as a small-screen miniseries.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentAssassination of John F. KennedyEventsAssassinationsGeneral news, 22 Sep 2014 21:36:24 GMTOklahoma St arrives as power under Gundy, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder has been involved with the school in some capacity for most of the past half century.CLIFF BRUNTsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsCoachingFootballSports governanceStillwaterOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:11:21 GMTIslamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops (AP) — Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others in western Anbar province, breaking through a deteriorating Iraqi military offensive in an area where the United States recently broadened its airstrike campaign.QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRABRAM JANSSENiGeneral newsWar and unrestMilitant groupsBombingsImprovised explosivesReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGovernment and politicsIraqBaghdadUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:17:43 GMTJury: Arab Bank liable in terror attacks YORK (AP) — A U.S. jury found on Monday that a large Jordan-based bank should be held responsible for a wave of suicide bombings in the early 2000s that left several Americans dead or wounded.aGeneral newsTerrorismLegal proceedingsTerritorial disputesBombingsWar and unrestLaw and orderPalestinian territoriesIsraelUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 20:49:50 GMTCampaigns commonly share policy platforms, slogans, Wis. (AP) — The Democrat running for Wisconsin governor acknowledges her campaign lifted policy platforms, including some exact language, from like-minded candidates.SCOTT BAUERpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState legislatureCampaignsState governmentsSenate electionsLegislatureWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:57:59 GMTStarbucks tests latte with stout flavor YORK (AP) — Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the "savory toasty malt" flavor of a foamy mug of stout.fBusinessFood and drinkLifestyleBeverages, 22 Sep 2014 21:35:14 GMTLibya rival backers reject outside interference YORK (AP) — The United Nations, the European Union and 13 countries, including those suspected of supporting rival sides in Libya, signed an agreement Monday that calls for an end to any "outside interference" in the country that is plagued by violence and torn between two governments and parliaments.MATTHEW LEEaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational agreementsMilitant groupsWar and unrestParliamentary electionsUnited Nations General Assembly Annual MeetingLegislatureInternational relationsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesElectionsEventsLibyaEgyptMiddle EastUnited Arab EmiratesTripoliNorth AfricaSaudi ArabiaTurkeyQatarAfricaWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 22:00:39 GMTNTSB investigating fatal Delaware bus crash CASTLE, Del. (AP) — An independent federal agency is casting a wide net as it investigates the cause of a bus crash that killed two passengers and injured dozens more when it toppled over on a Delaware highway.RANDALL CHASEaGeneral newsAccidentsBus travelAccidents and disastersIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessTravelLifestyleCorporate legal affairsCorporate newsProducts and servicesNew CastleDelawareTurkeyNew YorkCorningUnited StatesNorth AmericaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 21:56:29 GMTFlorida investigated man who killed 6 grandkids (AP) — Two weeks before a Florida man fatally shot his daughter and six grandchildren, someone called the state child abuse hotline, worried that adults were doing drugs in front of the kids, according to documents released Monday.KELLI KENNEDYJASON DEARENaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeViolent crimeCrimes against childrenLaw and orderHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:41:15 GMTObama to meet leaders of Iraq, Israel, Egypt YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will hold meetings in the coming days with the leaders of Iraq, Israel and Egypt.aGovernment and politicsIsraelUnited StatesEgyptIraqMiddle EastNorth AmericaNorth AfricaAfrica, 22 Sep 2014 20:59:43 GMTSyrian opposition chief urges airstrikes in Syria NATIONS (AP) — The head of Syria's main Western-backed opposition group on Thursday called for immediate U.S. airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Syria, saying urgent action was required "to avert catastrophe."ZEINA KARAMiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsSyriaTurkeyMiddle EastUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:38:02 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, 22 Sep 2014 20:51:29 GMTUN members endorse Indigenous Peoples rights NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations General Assembly on Monday approved a document strengthening the rights of indigenous peoples worldwide.GREGORY KATZiGeneral news, 22 Sep 2014 22:08:40 GMTYemeni Shiite rebel sweep into capital kills 340, Yemen (AP) — In a stunning sweep of the Yemeni capital, the country's Shiite rebels seized homes, offices and military bases of their Sunni foes on Monday, forcing many into hiding and triggering an exodus of civilians from the city after a week of fighting that left 340 people dead.AHMED AL-HAJMAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsDiplomacyWar and unrestCivil warsVeteransArmed forcesMilitary leadershipGovernment and politicsInternational relationsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesMilitary and defenseYemenSanaaMiddle East, 22 Sep 2014 21:05:54 GMTProsecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case (AP) — Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor said Monday. President Barack Obama was "obviously concerned" about the weekend incident, a spokesman said.PETE YOSTALICIA A. CALDWELLwGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsCriminal investigationsArrestsCrimeGun politicsLaw and orderGeneral newsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaVirginiaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:00:01 GMTCount finds threatened otters holding steady FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials say an annual review of California's threatened sea otters has found their population seems to be holding steady but remains low enough to remain on a federal watch list.aGeneral newsUnited StatesCaliforniaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:21:49 GMTSenator: Drop nomination of controversial judge (AP) — President Barack Obama's controversial selection of Michael Boggs to become a federal judge in Georgia lacks enough votes to survive and the nomination should be withdrawn, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Monday in what amounts to a rare rebuff of the president from his own party.ALAN FRAMwGovernment and politicsJudicial appointments and nominationsGovernment appointments and nominationsLegislatureJudiciaryHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsMarriageFamily issuesDistrict of ColumbiaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:52:41 GMTInvestors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo may be losing some appeal on Wall Street now that U.S. investors can buy directly into Alibaba.BRANDON BAILEYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate stockInformation technologyOnline mediaIndustriesMedia and entertainment industryCorporate newsMediaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:15:36 GMTLA attorney faces suspension over doctored photos ANGELES (AP) — A judge has recommended a six-month suspension for a Los Angeles attorney who posted doctored photos on her firm's website that show her with high-profile people such as President Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Clooney.aBusinessGeneral newsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:50:48 GMTMaryland diamond store hold-up man pleads guilty (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to holding up a Maryland diamond store while wearing a ball cap, wig, fake beard and sunglasses and making off with about 60 engagement rings worth $362,000.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsTheftCrimeLaw and orderMarylandBaltimoreUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 20:46:52 GMTToddler dies after SUV's window closes on his neck, La. (AP) — Authorities say a toddler has died of asphyxiation after a window in a sport utility vehicle closed around his neck as his mother drove to a relative's home.aGeneral newsLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:05:15 GMTDistricts in Florida, Georgia split school prize, Fla. (AP) — In a first for the largest education award given to public schools nationwide, jurors decided to split the $1 million Broad Prize between two urban districts — a past winner with an established record in Georgia and an up-and-coming district showing recent gains in Florida.MIKE SCHNEIDERaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEducation costsEducationSocial affairsFloridaGeorgiaOrlandoUnited StatesNew YorkNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:32:04 GMTLights still out in Los Cabos; death toll now 5 CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities are struggling to get power back on in the resort area of Los Cabos a week after Hurricane Odile barreled through.iGeneral newsAccidents and disastersNatural disastersStormsWeatherMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Sep 2014 21:06:12 GMTAlaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter revealed during a live on-air segment that she owns a medical marijuana business and was quitting her job to advocate for the drug ahead of a November ballot initiative to legalize the recreational use of pot in Alaska.MARK THIESSENaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentRecreational drug laws and regulationsGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 20:55:58 GMTTreasury to unveil steps to curb tax inversions (AP) — The Obama administration will outline new steps on Monday to prevent American companies from reincorporating overseas to shirk U.S. taxes, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said.JOSH LEDERMANJIM KUHNHENNwBusinessGovernment and politicsOwnership changesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:35:02 GMTCleveland Browns owners father in car crash, Tenn. (AP) — A family spokesman says Pilot Flying J truck stop founder and father of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam is all right after being involved in a three-car accident.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsAccidentsState governmentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesSports businessGovernment and politicsProfessional footballFootballKnoxvilleClevelandTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:04:29 GMTState police: 3 missing Afghan soldiers in custody (AP) — Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the U.S.-Canadian border, Massachusetts law enforcement officials said.BOB SALSBERGaGeneral newsArmed forcesRegional cooperationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsInternational relationsAfghanistanUnited StatesMassachusettsBuffaloNew YorkCentral AsiaAsiaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:14:01 GMTMany still lack power in Los Cabos; storm toll 5 CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities struggled on Monday to get power back on in the resort area of Los Cabos a week after Hurricane Odile barreled through.iGeneral newsStormsHurricane Odile 2014Accidents and disastersNatural disastersWeatherEventsMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 22 Sep 2014 21:52:26 GMTSt. Louis County cops apologize for flier wording LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County police apologized Monday for the wording of a flier announcing a seminar to help officers interact with the media.JIM SALTERaGeneral newsPolicePrimatesMammalsAnimalsLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 20:57:15 GMTMike Tyson aids motorcyclist after Vegas crash VEGAS (AP) — Retired boxer Mike Tyson came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist after a crash on a Las Vegas interstate last week.MICHELLE RINDELSaGeneral newsSportsAccidentsCelebrityAccidents and disastersEntertainmentArts and entertainmentLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:42:12 GMTBusinesses and investors pressing for green policy YORK (AP) — Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute.JONATHAN FAHEYaBusinessGeneral newsScienceEnvironmental policySummitsEnergy and the environmentEconomyEnergy policyEnvironmental concernsInternational relationsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyGovernment and politicsEnergy industryIndustriesClimateAir quality, 22 Sep 2014 20:59:15 GMTDole campaigns for Roberts in Kansas Senate race CITY, Kansas (AP) — Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole is set to campaign with fellow Republican Pat Roberts in race that's suddenly competitive for the three-term Kansas U.S. senator.THOMAS BEAUMONTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsState legislatureLegislatureCampaignsState governmentsDodge CityUnited StatesKansasNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:01:57 GMTSierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases, Sierra Leone (AP) — Two of the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola were bracing for new caseloads on Monday after trying to outflank the outbreak with a nationwide checkup and a large new clinic.CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAYJONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEHiGeneral newsHealthDiseases and conditionsInfectious diseasesSierra LeoneWest AfricaLiberiaGuineaFreetownAfrica, 22 Sep 2014 22:05:17 GMTWesleyan orders fraternities to become coed, Conn. (AP) — Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its fraternities with houses on campus to become coeducational within the next three years.PAT EATON-ROBBaGeneral newsHigher educationProfessional organizationsEducationSocial affairsCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsMiddletownConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:07:21 GMTIslanders beat Senators 3-2 in preseason JOHN'S, Newfoundland (AP) — Jack Skille scored the winning goal with 1:27 to play, and the New York Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Monday in the opener of a preseason split-squad doubleheader.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsOttawaNewfoundlandOntarioCanadaNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:33:45 GMTJury begins review of fatal Ohio Wal-Mart shooting, Ohio (AP) — Dozens of supporters of a man fatally shot by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart rallied outside the courthouse where a grand jury began hearing evidence in the racially charged case.LISA CORNWELLaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderCriminal investigationsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsOhioXeniaDaytonUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:19:34 GMTDenver deputies face civil trial in preacher death (AP) — A defense attorney says five Denver sheriff's deputies "did everything by the book" when they used a sleeper hold and a stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died on their watch in the city's downtown jail.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsPoliceLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsCrimeCorrectional systemsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:47:45 GMTDrill sergeant pleads guilty to sex assaults LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri drill sergeant charged with sexually assaulting eight female soldiers pleaded guilty Monday to three charges at the outset of his court-martial.aGeneral newsLegal proceedingsViolent crimeCrimeLaw and orderMilitary legal affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:02:46 GMTProsecutor: NYC might face legal action over jails YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor said Monday he was troubled by a news report that New York City officials provided incomplete statistics on violence at problem-plagued Rikers Island jail and warned he may take legal action to force meaningful reforms.LARRY NEUMEISTERJAKE PEARSONaGeneral newsLegal proceedingsCivil rights violationsLaw and orderCorrectional systemsCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:34:45 GMTParishioners meet with bishop over gay couple FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop says a central Montana parish is about evenly divided over a new priest's decision to prohibit a gay couple from receiving Communion unless they divorce, live separately and write a statement affirming that a marriage is between a man and a woman.aGeneral newsChristianityGays and lesbiansReligionSocial affairsCouplesRelationshipsLifestyleGreat FallsMontanaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:58:12 GMTFocus on UVa employee in student's disappearance, Va. (AP) — Officials investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student focused Monday on the man they believe was the last person seen with her, searching his apartment for a second time and trying to locate the campus employee to arrest him on reckless driving charges.aGeneral newsReckless endangermentMissing personsSearch and rescue effortsCrimeCharlottesvilleVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:23:31 GMTCrews work to clear debris from Shasta mudslide SHASTA, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Forest Service crews on Mount Shasta were dealing Monday with mud flow from a melting glacier that covered two roads and a bridge in muck, logs and rocks and forced a mountain creek out of its banks.aGeneral newsNatural disastersMountainsGlaciersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:22:45 GMTIslamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria, Algeria (AP) — A splinter group from al-Qaida's North African branch kidnapped a French citizen and said Monday that it would kill him unless France halts it airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq.AOMAR OUALIPAUL SCHEMMiGeneral newsHostage situationsKidnappingWar and unrestGovernment and politicsInternational relationsIslamismCrimeAlgeriaAfricaNorth AfricaAlgiersFranceMiddle EastWestern EuropeEurope, 22 Sep 2014 22:02:38 GMTGrizzly prompts road closure in Grand Teton Park, Wyo. (AP) — A grizzly bear with a penchant for chokecherries and a dislike of crowds has led to the indefinite closure of part of a popular road in Grand Teton National Park.aOdditiesBearsAnimalsMammalsJacksonWyomingUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 20:54:23 GMTCalifornia wildfire crews brace for weather shift FRANCISCO (AP) — Crews scrambled Monday to extend control lines around a massive Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes as they braced for strong, erratic winds similar to when the blaze doubled in size a week ago.TERRY COLLINSaGeneral newsFire weatherFiresWeatherAccidents and disastersNatural disastersCaliforniaSacramentoUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 22:03:25 GMTOwner: 'No misinformation' by Ravens on Rice MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.DAVID GINSBURGaGeneral newsSportsSports transactionsSports governanceViolent crimeCrimeSports businessProfessional footballFootballMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:29:14 GMTBear suspected to have killed New Jersey hiker MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday.DAVID PORTERaGeneral newsAnimalsBearsNature reservesWildlifeMammalsEnvironment and natureEnvironmentNatural resource managementNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:48:50 GMTGovernor confident ambush suspect will be caught the thick of a difficult re-election campaign, Gov. Tom Corbett could have been tempted to place himself front and center of the effort to capture the gunman who ambushed a Pennsylvania State Police barracks, killing a trooper and injuring another.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeState governmentsGovernment and politicsPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 22 Sep 2014 21:00:09 GMTRates on US Treasury bills drop at weekly auction (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction, with rates on three-month bills dropping to their lowest point since late 2011.fBusinessDebt and bond marketsFinancial marketsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politics, 22 Sep 2014 21:18:10 GMTProtesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in YORK (AP) — A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than a thousand activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan's financial district, chanting, carrying signs and — in some places — sitting down in the street to protest what they said was corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.JENNIFER PELTZaBusinessGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsPolitical and civil unrestClimateEnergy and the environmentEnvironmental concernsEnvironment and natureEnvironment, 22 Sep 2014 21:35:38 GMT