FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:19:58 -0800Snow makes Thanksgiving travel 'a little hairy'http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d58870c215746d58f7a7a0a0fe80e2cMINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways hazardous along the congested Washington-to-Boston corridor.By FRANK ELTMANtTravelLifestyleWinter weatherLeisure travelWeatherHolidaysAir travel disruptionsGeneral newsOccasionsTransportationNew YorkAlbanyHagerstownUnited StatesNorth AmericaMarylandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5d58870c215746d58f7a7a0a0fe80e2cThu, 27 Nov 2014 01:00:00 GMTNo. 21 West Virginia beats VMI 103-72http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04dea0a167034c6bbb275ddb5573e585CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Freshman reserve Jevon Carter is making the tough transition from hard work in practice to solid performance in games for No. 21 West Virginia.By JOHN RABYaGeneral newsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsVirginiaWest VirginiaCharlestonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04dea0a167034c6bbb275ddb5573e585Thu, 27 Nov 2014 04:06:54 GMTThunder knock off Jazz, end six-game skidhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b5ae3d0628c4b629b435b65e7f4a40bOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Reggie Jackson scored 22 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped a six-game skid with a 97-82 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.By CLIFF BRUNTsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5b5ae3d0628c4b629b435b65e7f4a40bThu, 27 Nov 2014 03:47:52 GMTLittle, Frolik lead Jets to 2-1 win over Sabreshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c5680af7d654a519c7933bed7543c45BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Bryan Little and Michael Frolik scored to lead the Winnipeg Jets past the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Wednesday night.By NICK MENDOLAsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4c5680af7d654a519c7933bed7543c45Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:57:48 GMTSpurs' Popovich undergoes medical procedurehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5633fb59f03401c8511a267550a570bSAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will miss Wednesday night's game against the Indiana Pacers after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure.sSportsCoachingMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsSan AntonioEuropeTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a5633fb59f03401c8511a267550a570bThu, 27 Nov 2014 02:00:37 GMTA burden further south, snow makes ski areas giddyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1890742d2ba14c88bd52155363b90d8dMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Ski areas across northern New England were giddy Wednesday at the prospect of a major Thanksgiving snowstorm that is bringing early season skiers to the slopes and offering a promising start to the winter season.By WILSON RINGtTravelLifestyleWeatherWinter weatherGeneral newsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureVermontMaineUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1890742d2ba14c88bd52155363b90d8dThu, 27 Nov 2014 01:08:07 GMTNo. 22 Georgia routs Colgate 66-35http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63c4781ef6cb477e9459b59098e868f1ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Shacobia Barbee scored 16 points and dished out five assists to lead No. 22 Georgia to a 66-35 rout of Colgate on Wednesday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsAthensGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/63c4781ef6cb477e9459b59098e868f1Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:13:01 GMTDeRozan, Williams lead Raptors to 6th straight winhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c557793d1f65476481351f3e440a7f2fATLANTA (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 27 points, Lou Williams added 22 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Atlanta Hawks 126-115 on Wednesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.By GEORGE HENRYsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c557793d1f65476481351f3e440a7f2fThu, 27 Nov 2014 03:31:58 GMTCrawford helps Clippers past Pistons 104-98http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fde744334434f57965655b7c2c14cdcAUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Jamal Crawford scored 25 points, Chris Paul had 23 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Detroit Pistons 104-98 on Wednesday night.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/5fde744334434f57965655b7c2c14cdcThu, 27 Nov 2014 03:17:37 GMTBucks wear down Timberwolves to improve to 9-7http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fb8b7bf33224d478ae25b8da83866b5MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Larry Sanders had 15 points, seven rebounds and five blocks to help the Milwaukee Bucks to a 103-86 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.By JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8fb8b7bf33224d478ae25b8da83866b5Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:40:03 GMTLoving's 18 help No. 16 Buckeyes roll over Camelshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f497b7c9ecc34e0bad02ae41f48654efCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Marc Loving scored a career-high 18 points and No. 16 Ohio State again shot well from the field in beating Campbell 91-64 on Wednesday night.By RUSTY MILLERsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f497b7c9ecc34e0bad02ae41f48654efThu, 27 Nov 2014 02:02:26 GMTS. Korea starts trial for Japanese journalisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2214d6d49eb2462c95e11f248c85ecd9SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A trial has begun for a Japanese journalist charged with defaming South Korea's president by reporting rumors that she was absent for seven hours during a ferry disaster in April because she was with a man.iGeneral newsJournalistsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNews mediaMediaSouth KoreaJapanSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2214d6d49eb2462c95e11f248c85ecd9Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:32:00 GMTLang's career night lifts No. 6 Texas over UTPAhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d708a71451f649a39e7512057a70b6cbAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kelsey Lang scored a career-best 20 points to help sixth-ranked Texas beat Texas-Pan American 72-45 on Wednesday night.By MARK ROSNERsSportsPan American GamesWomen's basketballCollege basketballEventsBasketballWomen's sportsCollege sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d708a71451f649a39e7512057a70b6cbThu, 27 Nov 2014 03:25:29 GMTSharpton gathers families of 3 men killed by copshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19e2d7319b2c4563b279473f52adda07NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of Michael Brown and relatives of two other unarmed black men killed by police officers joined hands with the Rev. Al Sharpton on Wednesday and prayed for justice amid days of protests over a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who killed Brown.By DEEPTI HAJELAaGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesProtests and demonstrationsCrimeViolent crimeSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical and civil unrestHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleNew York CityNew YorkMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/19e2d7319b2c4563b279473f52adda07Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:35:31 GMTCallahan has 2 goals, Lightning beat Rangers 4-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/128fff6778b143edaf6fa2ed3ac826e3TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Callahan scored twice against his former team for the second time in 10 days, and Tampa Bay beat former Lightning captain Martin St. Louis and the New York Rangers 4-3 on Wednesday night.By MARK DIDTLERsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyFloridaTampaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/128fff6778b143edaf6fa2ed3ac826e3Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:45:03 GMTGilbert, Chattanooga stun No. 4 Lady Vols 67-63http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72310f59ffd54d75864da0e44675b180CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chattanooga's Jim Foster — a Hall of Fame coach and wine aficionado — watched his team deliver a vintage performance on the eve of Thanksgiving.By STEVE MEGARGEEsSportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsChattanoogaTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/72310f59ffd54d75864da0e44675b180Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:41:59 GMTHomeless man beaten to death in San Franciscohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c410b45a88474672b251a646918677cbSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police say they are looking for a group of "cowards" who beat a homeless man to death as he slept in an alley in downtown San Francisco.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c410b45a88474672b251a646918677cbThu, 27 Nov 2014 00:55:03 GMTComeau's hat trick lifts Penguins over Toronto 4-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91baf5a38d9441fc9f6da16c4bf42748PITTSBURGH (AP) — Blake Comeau completed his second career hat trick with a slap shot past Jonathan Bernier 2:07 into overtime, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night.By WILL GRAVESsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyPittsburghTorontoPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanadahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/91baf5a38d9441fc9f6da16c4bf42748Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:55:42 GMTFerguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencieshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87ba87da75004a21aeb71da381a8fd05FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when Officer Darren Wilson "finished him off." Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all.By HOLBROOK MOHR, DAVID A. LIEB and PHILLIP LUCASaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMissouriUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87ba87da75004a21aeb71da381a8fd05Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:40:30 GMTCallahan nets 2 goals, Lightning beat Rangers 4-3http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/429c1c2c23f74b8f9455461790837246TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Callahan scored twice against his former team for the second time in 10 days, and Tampa Bay beat former Lightning captain Martin St. Louis and the New York Rangers 4-3 on Wednesday night.By MARK DIDTLERsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyFloridaTampaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/429c1c2c23f74b8f9455461790837246Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:49:56 GMTJudge puts Arizona 'revenge porn' law on holdhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c933528a2384b87b9aaa95cc41bf770PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday put a new Arizona law against "revenge porn" on hold after civil rights groups sued over constitutional grounds.By BOB CHRISTIEaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsNational courtsLegislatureState legislatureSex in societySocial issuesSocial affairsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryLegislationState governmentsArizonaPhoenixUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2c933528a2384b87b9aaa95cc41bf770Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:53:32 GMTNo. 2 Wisconsin easily gets past UAB, 72-43http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58e7698e7787493eb63397b53e0a23e1PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Frank Kaminsky had 16 points and eight rebounds, Duje Dukan scored 11 points and No. 2 Wisconsin had no trouble beating Alabama-Birmingham 72-43 in the Battle 4 Atlantis quarterfinals Wednesday night.By TIM REYNOLDSsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWisconsinBahamasUnited StatesNorth AmericaCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58e7698e7787493eb63397b53e0a23e1Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:02:17 GMTAsian shares mostly higher on China stimulus hopeshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dd46f76e2be40eeaa9b7748661eb713TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on hopes for more stimulus in China. Hong Kong's market was steady after the arrests of dozens of pro-democracy protesters as police acted on court orders to clear barricades from major streets.By ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsCommodity marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock marketsHong KongJapanEast AsiaChinaGreater ChinaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7dd46f76e2be40eeaa9b7748661eb713Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:33:56 GMTCurry, 3s too much for Magic; Warriors win 111-96http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdfae8cda416423ab86cea30661600f5ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 28 points, including six 3-pointers, as the Golden State Warriors rolled to a 111-96 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.By KYLE HIGHTOWERsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballOrlandoFloridaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cdfae8cda416423ab86cea30661600f5Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:03:01 GMTNo. 22 West Virginia beats Evansville 83-39http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a5ec06702ed4a17bcafdbe7c9b5389dMORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bria Holmes scored 32 points to lead No. 22 West Virginia over Evansville 83-39 on Wednesday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsVirginiaWest VirginiaIndianaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/7a5ec06702ed4a17bcafdbe7c9b5389dThu, 27 Nov 2014 02:23:43 GMTBjugstad scores early, Panthers top Hurricanes 1-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/057ba51d92574e11942c41a5089e0ed2SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Nick Bjugstad scored 21 seconds into the game, and the Florida Panthers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 1-0 on Wednesday night despite an injury to Roberto Luongo.By PAUL GEREFFIsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/057ba51d92574e11942c41a5089e0ed2Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:26:50 GMTChandler rules old team as Mavs top Knicks 109-102http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0c86b45b9214f09b8212297b9be1230DALLAS (AP) — Tyson Chandler set season highs with 17 points and 25 rebounds against his former team Wednesday night, helping the Dallas Mavericks to a 109-102 overtime victory against the New York Knicks, who were missing Carmelo Anthony.By SCHUYLER DIXONsSportsSports transactionsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthNew YorkTexasDallasNew York CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f0c86b45b9214f09b8212297b9be1230Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:57:47 GMTPhilippines unlikely to meet full-year growth goalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e45f43c0ad104a5ca164fb53ebd130e7MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines is unlikely to meet its 2014 growth target after the economy's expansion slowed to 5.3 percent in the third quarter.iBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthAgricultural sector performanceEconomyPhilippinesManilaSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e45f43c0ad104a5ca164fb53ebd130e7Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:42:19 GMTVenezuela charges Maduro foe in alleged plothttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ead36554b9b41dfbb130901321eb95cCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — An outspoken leader of Venezuela's opposition is being charged in what the government alleges was a U.S.-backed plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro.By JORGE RUEDAiGeneral newsPolitical resignationsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestVenezuelaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1ead36554b9b41dfbb130901321eb95cThu, 27 Nov 2014 01:03:57 GMTLeBron, Cavs wallop Wizards 113-87http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e30c4130c6044f82803fe1e37b2c257cCLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 29 points, Kevin Love added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers exacted a little revenge on Washington with a 113-87 win over the Wizards on Wednesday night.By TOM WITHERSsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e30c4130c6044f82803fe1e37b2c257cThu, 27 Nov 2014 02:36:37 GMTPowers, No. 16 Michigan State beat Oakland 79-64http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58c381af8cac4c9e851adb10ca2a8675EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Aerial Powers scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and No. 16 Michigan State beat Oakland 79-64 on Wednesday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's sportsWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMichiganUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/58c381af8cac4c9e851adb10ca2a8675Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:54:36 GMTSouth Korea starts trial for Japanese journalisthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/384fc9d795f140f99123b075a1d27158SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A trial has begun for a Japanese journalist charged with defaming South Korea's president by reporting rumors that she was absent for seven hours during a ferry disaster in April because she was with a man.iGeneral newsFreedom of the pressCrimeJournalistsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNews mediaMediaHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment and politicsSouth KoreaJapanSeoulEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/384fc9d795f140f99123b075a1d27158Thu, 27 Nov 2014 04:07:20 GMTPutin's tiger ravages goat farm in northeast Chinahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ee0c0ce5f42409681a9cb88dc4e25bbBEIJING (AP) — Ustin, a rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin, is behaving badly in his new home in northeastern China.iGeneral newsOdditiesAnimalsAgriculture and the environmentWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationAgricultureIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsChinaRussiaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/9ee0c0ce5f42409681a9cb88dc4e25bbThu, 27 Nov 2014 03:36:54 GMT4 people shot at Pennsylvania mall barbershophttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15ac180c5b1542daa16f2e34ca86bc5cREADING, Pa. (AP) — Four people have been shot at an eastern Pennsylvania strip mall barbershop where another shooting happened a day earlier.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeReadingPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/15ac180c5b1542daa16f2e34ca86bc5cThu, 27 Nov 2014 01:10:41 GMTAnderson helps Nets beat winless 76ers 99-91http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b6304f51548463aac7fbfea944524c9PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alan Anderson scored 10 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Philadelphia 99-91 on Wednesday night to extend the 76ers' season-opening skid to 15 games — matching a franchise record.By AARON BRACYsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballPhiladelphiaDallasPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexashttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1b6304f51548463aac7fbfea944524c9Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:55:29 GMTNo. 6 Louisville outlasts Cleveland State 45-33http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c88aead0c4014b5ebc33767b5ecc649fLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Montrezl Harrell had 15 points and 13 rebounds and No. 6 Louisville beat Cleveland State 45-33 on Wednesday night for coach Rick Pitino's 700th college victory.By GARY B. GRAVESsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsLouisvilleClevelandKentuckyUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhiohttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c88aead0c4014b5ebc33767b5ecc649fThu, 27 Nov 2014 02:31:44 GMTAffidavit: US man kept Syria travel plot secrethttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96426a7a1fe44fc3a5280dc44f4b90c4MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An 18-year-old Minnesota man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join fighters with the Islamic State group had left some clues on Facebook that authorities said hinted at radical ideals but was still able to hide weeks of planning from his parents, according to recently unsealed court documents.By AMY FORLITIaGeneral newsSocial mediaIntelligence agenciesCrimeOnline mediaMediaGovernment and politicsTurkeyIstanbulSyriaMinneapolisUnited StatesMinnesotaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/96426a7a1fe44fc3a5280dc44f4b90c4Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:16:48 GMTGroup reports uptick in Haiti cholera patientshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cd88f55755b4268a3781286c2415fa0PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's health system still does not have the capacity to adequately treat cholera patients and there has been an uptick in cases in the country's capital, an official with the international medical group Doctors Without Borders said Wednesday.iGeneral newsDisease outbreaksInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthPublic healthHaitiPort-au-PrinceCaribbeanLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6cd88f55755b4268a3781286c2415fa0Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:44:32 GMTImmigrants Social Security eligible in Obama planhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f5497539a814d06abc44b15056e7d12WASHINGTON (AP) — Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.By JIM KUHNHENNwBusinessGovernment and politicsImmigrationImmigration policyAccess to health careGovernment pensions and social securityGovernment-funded health insuranceSocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyHealth issuesHealthGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsPersonal insurancePersonal financeGovernment programsUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f5497539a814d06abc44b15056e7d12Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:47:09 GMTGilbert, Chattanooga stuns No. 4 Lady Vols 67-63http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b59dea0946ac4144a4da516a961d1bf4CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chattanooga's Jim Foster - a Hall of Fame coach and wine aficionado - watched his team deliver a vintage performance on the eve of Thanksgiving.By STEVE MEGARGEEsSportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsChattanoogaTennesseeUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b59dea0946ac4144a4da516a961d1bf4Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:21:06 GMTHumane Society offers reward in Alaska dog hanginghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/804d51c26ce04e998a80363c5c127bceANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward for information about the death of a dog in Alaska that was found hanging from a tree with its throat slashed, the organization said Wednesday.By RACHEL D'OROaGeneral newsAnimal crueltyDogsAnimal welfareCrimeMammalsAnimalsSocial issuesSocial affairsAlaskaAnchorageUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/804d51c26ce04e998a80363c5c127bceThu, 27 Nov 2014 01:04:20 GMTSpurs beat Pacers 106-100 without Popovichhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dfdc50be5c54634a20cdde3866f864aSAN ANTONIO (AP) — Manu Ginobili had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs won without coach Gregg Popovich, rallying for a 106-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night.sSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballSan AntonioTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1dfdc50be5c54634a20cdde3866f864aThu, 27 Nov 2014 04:09:26 GMTNo. 7 Aggies rout McNeese St 93-27http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1d12199d8f34ed786bccba76ef8d1e8COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Courtney Williams scored 21 points and No. 7 Texas A&M jumped all over McNeese State in a 93-27 victory on Wednesday night.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1d12199d8f34ed786bccba76ef8d1e8Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:33:45 GMTIconic Chinese liquor maker in graft probehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07d0412238314f2d89a7bb6b0a914ce1BEIJING (AP) — China's anti-corruption campaign has snared a top official at iconic state-owned liquor maker Moutai.iBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/07d0412238314f2d89a7bb6b0a914ce1Thu, 27 Nov 2014 04:00:39 GMTDefending champ McIlroy shoots opening 2-under 69http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4eff5257566247cfb5a87583474f4f2cSYDNEY (AP) — Rory McIlroy's defense of his Australian Open title began with a 2-under 69 on a cool, overcast and often drizzly morning at The Australian Golf Club.By DENNIS PASSAsSportsGolfMen's golfMen's sportsAustraliaSydneyOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4eff5257566247cfb5a87583474f4f2cThu, 27 Nov 2014 02:23:00 GMTTrail Blazers win 9th in a row, top Hornets 105-97http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8564385d489412a84288d2fea11b950CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Wesley Matthews scored a season-high 28 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Charlotte Hornets 105-97 on Wednesday night for their ninth consecutive victory.By STEVE REEDsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballAthlete healthBasketballProfessional basketballCharlotteMaineNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f8564385d489412a84288d2fea11b950Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:50:06 GMTHong Kong police arrest protesters, 7 officershttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c75ab175d3e6423c8e4c066cadd821e8HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested 11 more people in a second night of scuffles with demonstrators angry at having their 2-month-old pro-democracy protest camp in a volatile neighborhood shut down, officials said Thursday.By KELVIN CHANiGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsDemocracyPolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderCrimeViolent crimeGovernment and politicsHong KongChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c75ab175d3e6423c8e4c066cadd821e8Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:57:49 GMTAutopsy suggests beheading victim fought backhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc59f13e6a784a1ba8a85d5d96e133edOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An autopsy shows the woman who was beheaded at an Oklahoma food-processing plant apparently tried to fight off her attacker, who had a serrated cooking knife.aGeneral newsCrimeViolent crimeOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cc59f13e6a784a1ba8a85d5d96e133edThu, 27 Nov 2014 01:47:02 GMTEbola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04c5a6f6534e423ea784ab9b6c8cdc7bWASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday.By LAURAN NEERGAARDwBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsMedical researchImmunizationsScienceInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsPublic healthWildlifeEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationLiberiaWest AfricaUnited StatesAfricaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/04c5a6f6534e423ea784ab9b6c8cdc7bThu, 27 Nov 2014 01:37:18 GMTFerguson residents clean up, hope for calm nighthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cab4fe6c91e54140984f3b774c674fd4FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Business owners and residents boarded up windows and cleared away debris Wednesday as Ferguson sought a tentative return to normal after two nights of unrest over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.By TOM FOREMAN JR. and ALAN SCHER ZAGIERaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsArrestsCrimeViolent crimePolitical and civil unrestLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cab4fe6c91e54140984f3b774c674fd4Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:32:10 GMT