FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Oct 2014 04:18:48 -0700Nominees for Grammy Awards to be announced Dec. 5 YORK (AP) — The Recording Academy will announce the nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards the morning of Dec. 5, except for one category: album of the year.MESFIN FEKADUaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentAward showsGrammy AwardsEvents, 24 Oct 2014 11:03:59 GMTRating the Nation-Best Coaches will never be another Bear.The Associated PresssSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootball, 24 Oct 2014 08:34:23 GMTUS officials see signs of new life in Iraqi army AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — Iraq's fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials say.ROBERT BURNSaGovernment and politicsMilitary facilitiesArmed forcesWar and unrestMilitary and defenseGeneral newsIraqUnited StatesBaghdadSyriaMiddle EastDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:38:00 GMTTunisian forces assault home, killing 5 women, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian authorities have assaulted the home of suspected militants to end a 24-hour standoff, killing five women and one man.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 10:29:14 GMTGlobal stocks rattled by Ebola case in New York, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets retreated Friday as the first case of Ebola in New York overshadowed positive economic news.YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsStock marketsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthCommodity marketsSouth KoreaUnited StatesSeoulEast AsiaNew YorkAustraliaAsiaNorth AmericaOceania, 24 Oct 2014 08:35:19 GMTUK boy finishes proton therapy in Prague for tumor (AP) — A clinic in Prague says British boy Ashya King has completed his proton beam therapy treatment for a life-threatening brain tumor.iGeneral newsHealthTumorsDiagnosis and treatmentCancerDiseases and conditionsUnited KingdomPragueWestern EuropeEuropeCzech RepublicEastern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 10:36:02 GMTNKorea signals US must apologize to free detainees, North Korea (AP) — After an American was released from North Korean custody, the attention has now focused on two other U.S. citizens still in its jails, and at least one North Korean legal expert has some unusual advice to offer: let Washington formally apologize to Pyongyang, and the country's leader will consider pardoning them.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsEspionageHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsDiplomacyCrimeSocial issuesSocial affairsInternational relationsLeisure travelTravelLifestyleNorth KoreaUnited StatesPyongyangSeoulEast AsiaAsiaNorth AmericaSouth Korea, 24 Oct 2014 08:31:57 GMTAs Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university.EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSaGeneral newsSportsRace and ethnicitySocial diversityAfrican-AmericansCollege footballCollege sportsFootballSocial issuesSocial affairsCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsHigher educationEducationOxfordMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:52:42 GMTLeipold makes history at Division III Whitewater, Wis. (AP) — Lance Leipold has a picturesque view of the football field where he has had so much success.GENARO C. ARMASsSportsWomen's sportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballWisconsinMadisonNebraskaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:31:30 GMTNepal bus accident kills 9, injures dozens, Nepal (AP) — Police in Nepal say a bus crowded with people heading home for a Hindu festival has veered off a mountain highway, killing nine people and injuring dozens of others.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationNepalSouth AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 10:27:22 GMTCalifornia startup unveils gun technology for cops, Calif. (AP) — A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired.HAVEN DALEYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyWeapons technologyLaw enforcement technologyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesCaliforniaWatsonvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:04:03 GMTFord profit falls in third quarter on truck costs, Mich. (AP) — Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits.fBusinessConsumer products and servicesIndustriesFinancial performanceCorporate newsMichiganSouth AmericaUnited StatesNorth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Oct 2014 11:04:48 GMTBritain says EU is asking for bigger contribution (AP) — Britain says its prime minister is protesting a European Union request for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave the bloc.RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 09:06:09 GMTGestapo impostor tricked Nazi sympathizers in WWII (AP) — At the height of World War II, Hans Kohout wanted to give the Nazis advance word of a top-secret British tactic that could neutralize an enemy's air defenses, leaving major cities exposed to devastating air raids, according to secret intelligence files released Friday.GREGORY KATZiGeneral newsWorld War IINazismEventsGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 10:23:03 GMTAussie Murdaca leads Asia-Pacific amateur, Australia (AP) — Antonio Murdaca of Australia shot a 4-under 68 to lead the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship after two rounds by a shot from compatriot and overnight leader Todd Sinnott on Friday.sSportsGolfAustraliaOceania, 24 Oct 2014 09:59:01 GMTIraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas (AP) — Iraqi officials say Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad.QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRAiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestIraqBaghdadMiddle East, 24 Oct 2014 10:25:02 GMTDisney pens love letter to Japan with robot film (AP) — Disney executives call their next film "a love letter to Japanese culture." No wonder: This nation can't get enough of animation, especially Disney's.YURI KAGEYAMAfBusinessArts and entertainmentMoviesEntertainmentAnimation and comicsJapanTokyoEast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 08:58:31 GMTEricsson profit down 10 pct despite higher sales (AP) — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson says its third-quarter earnings slumped 10 percent despite higher sales due to increased operating costs and negative effects from currency hedging.htBusinessTechnologyFinancial performanceCorporate newsSwedenStockholmWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 09:20:35 GMTSweden calls off search for submarine (AP) — Swedish authorities called off their weeklong search for a suspected submarine in the Stockholm archipelago Friday, saying the presumed intruder had probably escaped into the Baltic Sea.KARL RITTERiGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSwedenStockholmRussiaBaltic SeaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 08:42:18 GMTCollege player with brain tumor ready to play (AP) — A clock above the court reminds everyone that it's only 5:58 a.m. Fifteen slow-moving women's basketball players at Division III Mount St. Joseph form a circle near one of the baskets and stretch quietly.JOE KAYaGeneral newsHealthSportsWomen's sportsBasketballTumorsCollege sportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballAthlete recruitingCharity fundraisingCancerDiseases and conditionsPhilanthropySocial affairsProfessional footballFootballCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:26:30 GMTFACT CHECK: Making 97 percent a failing grade PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republicans trying to take back control of the U.S. Senate are working hard to sear one big number into the brains of voters from Alaska to Arkansas: 90 percent. Or 95 percent. Or 97 percent.KYLE POTTERpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureVotingCampaignsUnited StatesMinnesotaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:15:27 GMTChina, 20 other countries initiate new Asian bank (AP) — Twenty-one Asian nations have signed on to a China-driven initiative to create a new development bank for Asia that's aimed at boosting infrastructure investment of all kinds. Beijing sees that as a way to raise its international standing, but Washington opposes the move as an unnecessary and potentially damaging rival to established institutions such as the World Bank.CHRISTOPHER BODEENiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyFinancial servicesIndustriesIndustrial products and servicesChinaBeijingEast AsiaSingaporeUnited StatesSoutheast AsiaSouth AsiaMiddle EastCentral AsiaGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 10:12:28 GMTJailed Bangladesh ex-Islamist leader dies, Bangladesh (AP) — A former Bangladeshi Islamist party leader, whose imprisonment on war crimes charges triggered violent protests last year, has died of a heart attack in a prison cell of a government hospital.JULHAS ALAMiGeneral newsWar crimesObituariesInternational lawIslamismWar and unrestInternational relationsGovernment and politicsBangladeshPakistanDhakaSouth AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 10:37:01 GMTCameron: EU has secured 1 billion for Ebola fight (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron says that the European Union and its 28 member nations have secured 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa.iGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGovernment and politicsEurope, 24 Oct 2014 10:27:07 GMT10 Things to Know for Today daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:The Associated PressaGeneral newsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 10:03:17 GMTManning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21 (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders is speedy, not greedy.ARNIE STAPLETONsSportsFootballProfessional footballDenverSan DiegoColoradoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 24 Oct 2014 08:27:39 GMTAustralia says missing plane hunt will take months LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Australian officials say the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but is likely to take many months because of huge area involved.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMalaysiaAustraliaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaAsiaOceania, 24 Oct 2014 10:57:10 GMTOle Miss hopes it's not Tiger Bait in Baton Rouge's midterm election time and football teams are campaigning in their own ways.RUSTY MILLERsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsProfessional footballFootballMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:32:24 GMTWorld War II airmen fly again in storied B-29 ROUGE, La. (AP) — The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945.JANET McCONNAUGHEYaGeneral newsWorld War IIBombingsWar and unrestEventsBaton RougeNew OrleansLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 09:29:41 GMTWhiteford leads at halfway in Perth International, Australia (AP) — Peter Whiteford of Scotland had back-to-back rounds of 66 to hold a one-shot lead at the halfway mark of the Perth International.sSportsMen's golfMen's sportsGolfAustraliaScotlandOceaniaUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 10:44:42 GMTBritish economy grows 0.7 percent (AP) — Official figures show Britain's economic recovery is continuing, despite a gloomy global environment.fBusinessEconomic growthEconomyUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 09:02:56 GMTUEFA: Serbia gets 3-0 win vs Albania but no points, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA awarded Serbia a 3-0 win over Albania on Friday but deducted the three points following the violence that broke out during their European Championship qualifier in Belgrade last week.iGeneral newsSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerDrone aircraftSoccerMen's sportsInternational soccerAlbaniaSerbiaKosovoSwitzerlandEastern EuropeEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 09:45:03 GMTBritish woman dies during Thai cosmetic surgery (AP) — A British woman has died under anesthesia during a cosmetic procedure by an uncertified surgeon at a clinic in Thailand's capital, authorities said Friday.iGeneral newsHealthSurgical proceduresDiagnosis and treatmentThailandBangkokSoutheast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 10:35:03 GMTFrench journalists jailed in Indonesia's Papua, Indonesia (AP) — Two French television journalists were sentenced to two and a half months in jail Friday for illegal reporting in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua.iGeneral newsJournalistsLegal proceedingsCrimeNews mediaMediaLaw and orderIndonesiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 09:59:45 GMTOfficer critical but stable after hatchet attack YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition.aGeneral newsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:20 GMTSerbian FA:|UEFA awards Serbia 3-0 win over Albania but deducts 3 points, Serbia (AP) — Serbian FA:UEFA awards Serbia 3-0 win over Albania but deducts 3 points .sSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerMen's sportsSoccerAlbaniaSerbiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 08:41:15 GMTCameron: EU secures $1.25 billion for Ebola fight (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron says that the European Union and its 28 member nations have secured 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa.iGeneral newsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthGovernment and politicsEurope, 24 Oct 2014 10:56:35 GMTAfter 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined YORK (AP) — A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.JONATHAN LEMIRECOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsHealthPublic healthHumanitarian crisesEmergency managementInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGovernment and politicsNew YorkWest AfricaNew York CityGuineaUnited StatesAfricaManhattanNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 10:43:15 GMTNew-Look NBA: A coach's perspective, Quin Snyder LAKE CITY (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from varied perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the business side. An interview with first-year Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder is the second installment of the series:TIM REYNOLDSsSportsCoachingMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsUtahSalt Lake CityUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:30:12 GMT2 arrested after explosives found in Denmark, Denmark (AP) — Danish officials say they have arrested two men in possession of one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of explosive material but it doesn't appear to be terrorism-related.iGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeDenmarkCopenhagenWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 10:18:47 GMTMetLife Stadium security a trendsetter RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A shoving match breaks out in a section of the MetLife Stadium stands. While security officers hustle to the scene, a beyond state-of-the-art surveillance system is recording every detail.BARRY WILNERaGeneral newsSportsProfessional footballIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessMedia and entertainment industryFootballNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:28:54 GMTPoland's Tusk denies claim on partition offer, Poland (AP) — Poland's former prime minister, Donald Tusk, denied Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that their two nations carve up Ukraine.VANESSA GERAiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsInternational relationsPolandRussiaMoscowUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 08:05:55 GMTChina launches experimental moon orbiter (AP) — China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.iGeneral newsScienceThe MoonSpace launchesSpace explorationAstronomyIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessChinaRussiaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 08:35:07 GMTBritain protests EU demand for more funding (AP) — Britain is protesting a European Union request for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave the bloc.RAF CASERTiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyUnited KingdomEuropeWestern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 10:40:44 GMTInjured Matt Cain is Series spectator for Giants FRANCISCO (AP) — Well after the rest of his teammates put on their uniforms, Matt Cain wandered into the San Francisco clubhouse and changed clothes for a recent World Series practice.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsAthlete injuriesMLB World SeriesAthlete healthEventsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:24:27 GMTPistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal, South Africa (AP) — Prosecutors in the Oscar Pistorius case have consulted with a criminal law expert over a possible appeal, which means the Olympic runner could face a murder conviction again.iGeneral newsSportsViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderSouth AfricaSouthern AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 10:27:02 GMTShakira to release baby toys with Fisher-Price YORK (AP) — Shakira is partnering with Fisher-Price to launch a line of baby toys as well as a Web series for moms.MESFIN FEKADUaBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityProfessional soccerSoccerSportsMen's soccerMen's sports, 24 Oct 2014 11:08:00 GMTHeavy rain washes out play in Blue Bay LPGA ISLAND, China (AP) — Heavy rain washed out play Friday in the Blue Bay LPGA, forcing tour officials to cut the inaugural tournament from 72 to 54 holes.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsChinaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 08:02:38 GMTAnalysis: In Senate battle, GOP's weapon is Obama (AP) — Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, offshore jobs in New Hampshire and women's issues in Colorado.DAVID ESPOpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsPolitical partiesLegislatureWeapons laws and regulationsPolitical organizationsGovernment regulationsUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaArkansasAlaskaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 08:52:51 GMTOvernight French raid destroys IS arms center (AP) — France's military chief says an overnight air raid has destroyed an arms depot for the Islamic State group in Iraq.iGeneral newsWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 08:38:17 GMT