FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by FindLaw.com.Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:16:33 -0700Saints top Panthers 28-10 to take NFC South leadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2f4c0f1f49c4239a13409338b8fe0d9CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Saints' offense is potent enough with Drew Brees.STEVE REEDsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballCharlotteNewtonNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c2f4c0f1f49c4239a13409338b8fe0d9Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:00:53 GMTPolice: Suspected NC court gunman turns himself inhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd5477191db54323b41cf5520c85ceb9RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man suspected of opening fire this week on two victims in front of a courthouse turned himself in hours after his brother was charged in the crime, authorities said Thursday.JONATHAN DREWaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsRaleighNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bd5477191db54323b41cf5520c85ceb9Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:39:43 GMTAP PHOTOS: Program gives disabled Venezuelans hopehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78d7bb248e84475fa572186b64b34648CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Juan Carlos Marron is among a small group of young disabled Venezuelans who are finding hope for future independence in a program that teaches them how to repair violins and other musical instruments.FABIOLA SANCHEZiGeneral newsVenezuelaSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/78d7bb248e84475fa572186b64b34648Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:35:09 GMTAfghan leader references Taliban at Beijinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3074d51ae684222880fe42647d7675cBEIJING (AP) — Afghanistan's new president invited the Taliban to join in a peace process backed by the international community on Friday, an unusual direct reference to the insurgents who have stepped up attacks in an attempt to bring down his month-old government.CHRISTOPHER BODEENiBusinessGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsAfghanistanBeijingChinaCentral AsiaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/d3074d51ae684222880fe42647d7675cFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:58:48 GMTWild beat Sharks 4-3 in shootouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/493cb4736cf2421aa1156792457127ddST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville scored in the shootout and the Minnesota Wild beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 Thursday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMinnesotaNew York CityUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew Yorkhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/493cb4736cf2421aa1156792457127ddFri, 31 Oct 2014 03:31:02 GMTMalaysia Airlines sued by 2 boys over Flight 370http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/189976ab501a4c63ae7267317de6b91dKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two Malaysian teenage boys on Friday sued Malaysia Airlines and the government over the loss of their father on Flight 370, the first lawsuit filed by the family of a passenger of the jetliner that mysteriously disappeared eight months ago.iBusinessGeneral newsMissing personsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLegal proceedingsLaw and orderIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesMalaysiaKuala LumpurSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/189976ab501a4c63ae7267317de6b91dFri, 31 Oct 2014 04:59:28 GMTIllinois Dems dig deep to keep governor's officehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf835e98aecf43d4b7f78ca9ea166716CHICAGO (AP) — At first blush, Illinois would seem to be a lock for an incumbent Democratic governor: The population leans left. Democrats control most of state government, and this year's race is likely to turn on the Chicago area, one of the few places President Barack Obama can still bring large crowds to their feet.SARA BURNETTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElections2012 United States Presidential ElectionUnited States Presidential ElectionState governmentsCampaignsUnited States General ElectionVotingPolitical partiesExecutive branchNational electionsEventsPolitical organizationsGeneral electionsIllinoisChicagoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/cf835e98aecf43d4b7f78ca9ea166716Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:03:39 GMTTrooper ambush suspect caught, death penalty eyedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87f3c06519314c0f895fc6389fa54125LORDS VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals near an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the nerves of area residents.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsCrimeWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsViolent crimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/87f3c06519314c0f895fc6389fa54125Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:15:36 GMTWinston, Florida State rally to beat Louisvillehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d47bf67a5a94960910c27fe354028f4LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — If trailing Auburn by 18 last season in the BCS Championship game didn't shake Florida State, a 21-0 first-half deficit to Louisville surely wasn't going to, either.GARY B. GRAVESsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballLouisvilleFloridaKentuckyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6d47bf67a5a94960910c27fe354028f4Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:36:54 GMTWal-Mart ups ante on holiday shoppinghttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7167910a8b046dfa12de4c273d235d0NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.ANNE D'INNOCENZIOfBusinessOnline shoppingHoliday shoppingFinancial performanceCorporate newsShoppingLifestyleHolidaysOccasionsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f7167910a8b046dfa12de4c273d235d0Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:03:12 GMTProsecutors say they'll seek death penalty for survivalist accused of deadly trooper ambushhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/beb27fdcae6541ed85548476fd110484LORDS VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say they'll seek death penalty for survivalist accused of deadly trooper ambush.aGeneral newshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/beb27fdcae6541ed85548476fd110484Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:22:11 GMTMacKinnon scores twice, Avs beat Islanders 5-0http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6b8b496d0ce463d8cd14c74e934a56aDENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon scored his first two goals of the season and Semyon Varlamov stopped 40 shots for his 14th NHL shutout, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-0 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.PAT GRAHAMsSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsDenverColoradoUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e6b8b496d0ce463d8cd14c74e934a56aFri, 31 Oct 2014 03:49:46 GMTNCAA denies Georgia's appeal of Gurley suspensionhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17c4e5f2734a4d718a56b179fe32a705ATLANTA (AP) — The NCAA upheld its four-game suspension of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley on Thursday night, ending the school's final hope of having its biggest star in uniform for Saturday's game against Florida.CHARLES ODUMsSportsSports governanceCollege footballCollege sportsFootballEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/17c4e5f2734a4d718a56b179fe32a705Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:25:31 GMTToday in Historyhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05b6f086a6d8465db1ea4b0fc2601043Today is Friday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2014. There are 61 days left in the year. This is Halloween.The Associated PressaCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersGeneral newsTransportationUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/05b6f086a6d8465db1ea4b0fc2601043Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:00:21 GMTMexico police questioned in killing of 3 Americanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3358cd16f51e4bcbbe9d2c9d33a5dd37MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing.CHRISTOPHER SHERMANiGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePoliceLaw enforcement agenciesGovernment and politicsMexicoMexicoTexasNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanMissouriUnited Stateshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3358cd16f51e4bcbbe9d2c9d33a5dd37Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:48:56 GMTLawsuit: Surgical gowns let diseases pass throughhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f8314bc9d0e423b9a3e5dc7bd3ece5dLOS ANGELES (AP) — A $500 million lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its surgical gowns protected against Ebola and other infectious diseases.ROBERT JABLONaBusinessGeneral newsHealthCorporate legal affairsLegal proceedingsDiseases and conditionsCorporate newsInfectious diseasesLaw and orderUnited StatesTexasNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6f8314bc9d0e423b9a3e5dc7bd3ece5dFri, 31 Oct 2014 03:22:38 GMTLeBron falters in emotional return to Clevelandhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b2a03857efd4e189a4d1d9e3552abd2CLEVELAND (AP) — Carried onto the floor by an emotional ovation building for years, LeBron James is back where he began.TOM WITHERSaGeneral newsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/4b2a03857efd4e189a4d1d9e3552abd2Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:10:47 GMTEbola victim's fiancée struggles to rebuild lifehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/474837db32e048b7896ac11cfb6e8dd1DALLAS (AP) — The fiancée of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is struggling to recover after losing her future husband along with most of her personal belongings, and she says she is effectively homeless due to the lingering stigma of the virus.EMILY SCHMALLaGeneral newsHousing rentalHome buyingInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealthResidential real estateLifestyleDallasTexasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/474837db32e048b7896ac11cfb6e8dd1Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:49:57 GMTMan wanted in Pennsylvania trooper ambush capturedhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f00af6b9636b4445a7fa59a48b738a71BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the nerves of area residents, authorities said.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsCrimeWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsViolent crimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f00af6b9636b4445a7fa59a48b738a71Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:17:07 GMTDaniel Sedin's OT goal lifts Canucks over Montrealhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff75f4a8eec742a2a3b9d424d8a2a6b7VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Daniel Sedin scored a power-play goal 2:45 into overtime, off an assist from twin brother Henrik, and the Vancouver Canucks bounced back from a blown lead and beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Thursday night.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsBritish ColumbiaVancouverMontrealCanadaNorth AmericaQuebechttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ff75f4a8eec742a2a3b9d424d8a2a6b7Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:16:56 GMTSharp, Hossa lead Blackhawks to win over Senatorshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f04c3be42fbf4d7398629ae14eb1007aOTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist in the Chicago Blackhawks' 5-4 shootout win over the Ottawa Senators, reaching two milestones in the city in which he started his NHL career back in 1997.sSportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsOntarioOttawaCanadaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f04c3be42fbf4d7398629ae14eb1007aFri, 31 Oct 2014 03:17:00 GMTChristie hopes for 'big, fat blowout' for Branstadhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4dc6ee620c14ba5896a28c88e33f241BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sought to give a final boost to Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's re-election bid on Thursday night, saying he's got his fingers crossed for a blowout.JILL COLVINaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsIowaBurlingtonNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e4dc6ee620c14ba5896a28c88e33f241Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:24:31 GMTWolf-like animal seen roaming in northern Arizonahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f0da7b24dbc4148b594697eb5374eeaFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An animal resembling a gray wolf has been spotted roaming the far reaches of northern Arizona, officials said Thursday, and tests are planned to determine exactly what it is.FELICIA FONSECAaGeneral newsScienceAnimalsWolvesMountainsNational parksWildlifeCanyonsMammalsEnvironmentEnvironment and natureNatural resource managementEnvironmental conservation and preservationOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelEnvironmental concernsArizonaFlagstaffMexicoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbeanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8f0da7b24dbc4148b594697eb5374eeaFri, 31 Oct 2014 03:30:04 GMTHong Kong protesters: Images of determinationhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c51a078a00ee43c6b50edb644b7d590fHONG KONG (AP) — On the evening of Sept. 28, Hong Kong police struggling to hold back thousands of democracy protesters unleashed dozens of rounds of tear gas in a failed attempt to disperse them. When the smoke cleared, Hong Kong had changed. Many young people who previously were indifferent to politics say they experienced an awakening.iGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsGovernment and politicsPolitical and civil unrestHong KongBeijingChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/c51a078a00ee43c6b50edb644b7d590fFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:58:39 GMTJapan stocks soar 5 percent, yen falls on stimulushttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e24af22f9f14450931284ed9a16f4a0SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Japan's stock index surged 5 percent and the yen slid against the dollar Friday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly announced new stimulus to boost a flagging economic recovery.YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyStock marketsJapanSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8e24af22f9f14450931284ed9a16f4a0Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:06:21 GMTJapan expands stimulus to spur recoveryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a621bdc61f5f4ce98f0161f2fe3b683bTOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank expanded its asset purchases in a surprise move Friday to shore up sagging growth in the world's No. 3 economy.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsEconomic policyRecessions and depressionsPricesFinancial marketsGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsGovernment policyFinancial servicesIndustriesStock marketsJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a621bdc61f5f4ce98f0161f2fe3b683bFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:56:50 GMTNikkei jumps 5 percent, other Asian stocks up after Japan announces more stimulus; yen slideshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0820f6dc192f4d7c9b7f61476d8aa60dSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Nikkei jumps 5 percent, other Asian stocks up after Japan announces more stimulus; yen slides.iBusinessGeneral newsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyFinancial marketsSouth KoreaJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/0820f6dc192f4d7c9b7f61476d8aa60dFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:34:50 GMTJapan's central bank steps up asset purchases, expanding monetary easing to shore up growthhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca4da8bc673d492dbb23850232306e35TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank steps up asset purchases, expanding monetary easing to shore up growth.iBusinessGeneral newsFinancial servicesIndustriesJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ca4da8bc673d492dbb23850232306e35Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:53:00 GMTPlane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e959a4532436496bb0d4d4d6c5e1e931WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small plane lost engine power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building at a Kansas airport Thursday, killing four people, injuring five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles.ROXANA HEGEMANaGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationWichitaKansasUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/e959a4532436496bb0d4d4d6c5e1e931Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:48:31 GMTJapan's inflation slips as jobless rate edges uphttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/665aabbd96054feb8ed52cef8140e33bTOKYO (AP) — Japan's economic recovery remained in the doldrums in September, as household spending fell, inflation edged lower and unemployment ticked up.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyPricesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsLabor issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsFinancial servicesIndustriesLabor economyLeading economic indicatorsJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/665aabbd96054feb8ed52cef8140e33bFri, 31 Oct 2014 04:43:55 GMTSen. Landrieu's remarks on race anger Republicanshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69e61f45f9384d7cadea865cef7c00fcNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Republicans are calling on Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu to apologize after she suggested Thursday that President Barack Obama's deep unpopularity in the South is partly tied to race.MELINDA DESLATTEpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical organizationsUnited StatesLouisianaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/69e61f45f9384d7cadea865cef7c00fcFri, 31 Oct 2014 03:25:56 GMTClippers hold off Thunder 93-90 in openerhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8412b2b8a7e24812a957850430328301LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 23 points, making two free throws with five seconds left, Chris Paul added 22 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 93-90 in their season opener on Thursday night to usher in a new era under owner Steve Ballmer.BETH HARRISsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsSports team ownership changesSports governanceMen's basketballAthlete healthMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballLos AngelesOklahomaOklahoma CityPortlandCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaMainehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/8412b2b8a7e24812a957850430328301Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:43:27 GMTJapan central bank expands asset purchaseshttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/722f3b3ac57449d99757e430790bc8dcTOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank decided Friday to expand its asset purchases in a surprise move to shore up sagging growth in the world's No. 3 economy.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesStock marketsJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/722f3b3ac57449d99757e430790bc8dcFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:21:56 GMTMyanmar's president, army chief meet Suu Kyihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1a19374014c434cb46808611955b31eNAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president held talks Friday that for the first time brought together opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and the military chief in a bid to showcase the nation's political dialogue less than two weeks before President Barack Obama and other leaders attend a regional summit.ESTHER HTUSANiGeneral newsSummitsArmed forcesGovernment and politicsMilitary leadershipInternational relationsMilitary and defenseNaypyidawMyanmarSoutheast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1a19374014c434cb46808611955b31eFri, 31 Oct 2014 06:05:59 GMTDanielle Kang has another hole-in-onehttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba3db2441a974d23a24e45a85d49714cTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Another week. Another ace. Another car.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsTaiwanGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/ba3db2441a974d23a24e45a85d49714cFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:14:10 GMTUS and Australia drop sanctions against Fijihttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b58ea28f408a4ddd81a3d34b6402ea01WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The U.S. and Australia have removed sanctions against Fiji following democratic elections last month in the South Pacific nation.NICK PERRYiGeneral newsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsFijiAustraliaNew ZealandOceaniahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b58ea28f408a4ddd81a3d34b6402ea01Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:21:29 GMTLife goes on for nurse in standoff over Ebolahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1743197e6786450baf87f01ebc0f3a73FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — In between going on a bike ride and taking delivery of a pizza, nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend did chores and watched a movie while state officials struggled to reach a compromise in a standoff that has become the nation's most closely watched clash between personal freedom and fear of Ebola.ROBERT F. BUKATYaGeneral newsHealthState governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsOutdoor recreationRecreation and leisureLifestyleGovernment and politicsMaineUnited StatesSierra LeoneWest AfricaNorth AmericaAfricahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/1743197e6786450baf87f01ebc0f3a73Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:40:14 GMTKnicks spoil James' homecoming, 95-90http://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2eb6619dddf841139a5377bbe7427df7CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James shot miserably. His passes were errant. He didn't look good doing much other than tossing powder in the air.TOM WITHERSsSportsMen's sportsMen's basketballMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentBasketballProfessional basketballNew YorkNew York CityClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/2eb6619dddf841139a5377bbe7427df7Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:01:10 GMTDeath penalty sought for trooper ambush suspecthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfc552a1de384f59965368f8b021fd33LORDS VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the nerves of area residents.MICHAEL RUBINKAMaGeneral newsCrimeWar and unrestMunicipal governmentsHolidaysOccasionsLifestyleLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsViolent crimePennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/bfc552a1de384f59965368f8b021fd33Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:05:07 GMTHong Kong activists mull Beijing visit during APEChttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6488def3363b4437978d367353323775HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong student protest leaders are considering visiting Beijing while it hosts a major Asian summit next week to press their demands for greater democratic reforms.iGeneral newsSummitsProtests and demonstrationsAPEC SummitGovernment and politicsDemocracyInternational relationsPolitical and civil unrestEventsEconomic policyEconomyBusinessGovernment business and financeGovernment policyHong KongChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/6488def3363b4437978d367353323775Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:58:24 GMTFormer NBA player to argue for conviction reversalhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a915a7516abb44e19946377b24cad498TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme was due in court to argue for a new trial.aGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCorporate crimeCorporate newsBusinessCrimeFraud and false statementsNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballMen's sportsNew JerseyTrentonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/a915a7516abb44e19946377b24cad498Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:51:31 GMTAsia stocks gain after robust US growth reporthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a1b9f7c036743cb87c2a964760ae359SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks climbed Friday after strong U.S. economic growth and upbeat earnings sent Wall Street higher. The dollar continued to strengthen after the Fed signaled a rate hike earlier this week.YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomic growthEconomyCurrency marketsStock marketsFinancial marketsSouth KoreaJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/3a1b9f7c036743cb87c2a964760ae359Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:05:38 GMTReports of armed man at Boeing plant in Washingtonhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75fdb0cb78184434b406927e2be43745EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Police in Everett, Washington, are searching buildings at the Boeing plant there as they check unconfirmed reports of a man with a weapon.aBusinessGeneral newsWashingtonEverettUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/75fdb0cb78184434b406927e2be43745Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:57:50 GMTPolice search Boeing plant; no armed man foundhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1f9609a1e614e15b6d63168b1b1adedEVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Police in Everett, Washington, say they have searched a portion of a Boeing aircraft plant after two employees reported seeing what appeared to be an armed man, but officers found nothing to substantiate the reports.aBusinessGeneral newsEverettWashingtonUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/f1f9609a1e614e15b6d63168b1b1adedFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:06:10 GMTJapan expands asset purchases to spur recoveryhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45ad1aae20d74e759e3225581d3a8499TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank decided Friday to expand its asset purchases in a surprise move to shore up sagging growth in the world's No. 3 economy.ELAINE KURTENBACHiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsFinancial marketsPricesGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsNational governmentsFinancial servicesIndustriesStock marketsJapanEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/45ad1aae20d74e759e3225581d3a8499Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:28:52 GMTBeijing hosts regional conference on Afghanistanhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/342e9ecf91404ee3baa42d23542822dfBEIJING (AP) — China is hosting an international conference on Afghanistan's security and reconstruction that highlights its growing role in the country as U.S. and NATO forces depart.iBusinessGeneral newsAfghanistanChinaBeijingCentral AsiaAsiaGreater ChinaEast Asiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/342e9ecf91404ee3baa42d23542822dfFri, 31 Oct 2014 04:11:06 GMTJudge to hold hearing in Kansas gay marriage suithttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3a875b12a094d4391606ef3db3125ecKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge is to hear a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union challenging Kansas' ban on same-sex marriage.aGeneral newsGays and lesbiansMarriageNational courtsFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciaryKansasKansas CityUnited StatesNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/b3a875b12a094d4391606ef3db3125ecFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:05:21 GMTCourt upholds death verdicts in slashing attackhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/455993535b544cc89ef5990a55bc50b9BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court has upheld the death sentences of three men convicted in brutal knife attacks that killed 31 people outside a railway station in the southern city of Kunming.iGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/455993535b544cc89ef5990a55bc50b9Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:33:20 GMTOhio man detained in North Korea returning to workhttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28180b5ed2d94858942635b2d627e47eCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and detained in North Korea is headed back to the job he lost while abroad, with an agreement that his travel was risky and he could be fired for doing it again.ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSaGeneral newsInternational agreementsGovernment payInternational relationsGovernment and politicsGovernment business and financeBusinessNorth KoreaOhioUnited StatesDaytonEast AsiaAsiaNorth Americahttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/28180b5ed2d94858942635b2d627e47eFri, 31 Oct 2014 05:46:03 GMTReview: 'Interstellar' a sublime cosmic knockouthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37cdc60da0484f0f8e49baca6809b088Since his breakthrough with the backward-running "Memento," Christopher Nolan has made a plaything of time. In "Interstellar," he slips into its very fabric, shaping its flows and exploding its particles. It's an absurd endeavor. And it's one of the most sublime movies of the decade.JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmenthttp://news.findlaw.com/apnews/37cdc60da0484f0f8e49baca6809b088Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:00:17 GMT