FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 23 Nov 2014 15:48:58 -0800DA to dismiss ticket in wreck that killed family, La. (AP) — A prosecutor says he is dismissing the ticket issued to a Texas teenager who apparently fell asleep at the wheel and caused a wreck that killed five members of his family as they were headed to Disney World.aGeneral newsCrimeMonroeLouisianaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 21:25:51 GMTRhodes scholars for class of 2015 announced (AP) — The Rhodes Trust says 32 U.S. men and women have been named Rhodes scholars and will enter Oxford University next October.wGeneral newsEducation costsEducationSocial affairs, 23 Nov 2014 20:25:14 GMTAdmiral denies role in counterfeiting casino chips (AP) — The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of the U.S. nuclear force amid a gambling investigation is denying that he made the counterfeit casino chips he was caught using at an Iowa casino poker table.ROBERT BURNSwGovernment and politicsCounterfeiting and forgeryCrimeGeneral news, 23 Nov 2014 20:53:46 GMTMan who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs, Fla. (AP) — A man who set his house on fire and ambushed responding police officers held "anti-government, anti-establishment" views and had previously threatened law enforcement, authorities said Sunday.GARY FINEOUTaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeState governmentsFiresGovernment and politicsAccidents and disastersFloridaTallahasseeUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 23:09:39 GMTAssessing threats for contenders in rivalry week down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's 13th weekend:RALPH D. RUSSOsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballProfessional footballFloridaTexasOregonAlabamaArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 23:00:42 GMTNo. 18 Oklahoma bounces back from Creighton loss, Okla. (AP) — No. 18 Oklahoma rebounded from its first loss of the season Sunday as Isaiah Cousins scored 20 points in the Sooners' 90-68 win over Northwestern State.MURRAY EVANSsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsOklahomaNormanUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 22:21:29 GMTBarbee leads No. 24 Georgia past Ga. Tech 64-57 (AP) — Shacobia Barbee scored a career-high 24 points and Krista Donald added 11 points and 12 rebounds to help No. 24 Georgia beat Georgia Tech 64-57 on Sunday.GEORGE HENRYsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 22:11:08 GMTFederer leads Swiss past France for Davis Cup, France (AP) — Roger Federer has now claimed all the big prizes on offer in tennis and, for once, will be happy to share his latest trophy with others.SAMUEL PETREQUINsSportsDavis CupTennisMen's tennisMen's sportsEventsFranceSwitzerlandWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Nov 2014 21:36:37 GMTStacy Lewis sweeps 3 biggest LPGA awards, Fla. (AP) — Stacy Lewis became the first American in 21 years to sweep the three biggest awards on the LPGA Tour, which she considered more valuable than a $1 million bonus.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsNaplesFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 21:36:29 GMTSydney mom charged with attempted murder of baby (AP) — A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with the attempted murder of her newborn son who was allegedly abandoned in a roadside drain for five days before passersby heard his cries, police said Monday.iGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAustraliaSydneyOceania, 23 Nov 2014 22:10:14 GMTEvacuation plans readied as Buffalo flooding looms, N.Y. (AP) — First came the big storm, then the big dig. Now comes the big melt.MICHAEL HILLaGeneral newsWeatherEvacuationsFloodsDisaster planning and responseWinter weatherAccidents and disastersBuffaloNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 21:41:38 GMTLacy, Packers power past Vikings 24-21 (AP) — Eddie Lacy rushed for 125 yards on 25 carries, both season highs to help Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers hang on for a 24-21 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.DAVE CAMPBELLsSportsProfessional footballFootballGreen BayWisconsinUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 21:11:14 GMTAnxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury, Mo. (AP) — Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge.DAVID A. LIEBANDALE GROSSaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesMissouriSt. LouisJefferson CityUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 22:03:03 GMTUConn rebounds from loss with 96-60 over Creighton, Conn. (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and added 10 rebounds on Sunday, as top-ranked UConn bounced back from its first loss in 48 games with a 96-60 rout of Creighton.PAT EATON-ROBBsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sports, 23 Nov 2014 20:32:04 GMTWichita State blows past Newman, 105-57, Kan. (AP) — Ron Baker scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half, leading No. 11 Wichita State past Division II school Newman 105-57 on Sunday.JEFFREY PARSONsSportsCollege basketballMen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsWichitaKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 22:36:18 GMTNo. 10 Texas tops UCLA in rebounding for 75-65 win ANGELES (AP) — Freshman guard Brooke McCarty scored 20 points off the bench and No. 10 Texas dominated the boards to roll to a 75-65 win over UCLA on Sunday.KYLE GLASERsSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 23:36:55 GMTMarion Barry remembered for love of DC Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until his death Sunday at the age of 78, was remembered for his love for the city he served:The Associated PressaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMunicipal governmentsHuman rights and civil libertiesObituariesLocal governmentsSocial issuesSocial affairsDistrict of ColumbiaSouth CarolinaNashvilleBaltimoreUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennesseeMaryland, 23 Nov 2014 21:54:10 GMTPortuguese ex-premier kept in jail amid fraud case, Portugal (AP) — Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates is spending a third straight night in jail as officials continue to investigate him for suspected corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud.iBusinessGeneral newsFraud and false statementsCrimeGovernment and politicsPortugalWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Nov 2014 21:01:46 GMTBoy with fake gun dies after shot by Ohio officer (AP) — A 12-year-old boy shot by police after grabbing what turned out to be a replica gun died from his wounds Sunday, a day after officers responded to a 911 call about someone waving a "probably fake" gun at a playground.aGeneral newsCriminal investigationsCrimeLaw and orderClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 21:17:53 GMTNo. 19 Oklahoma bounces back from Creighton loss, Okla. (AP) — Isaiah Cousins scored 20 points to help No. 19 Oklahoma rebound from its first loss of the season by beating Northwestern State 90-68 on Sunday.MURRAY EVANSsSportsMen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsMen's sportsOklahomaNormanUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 22:08:54 GMTKo gets record haul by winning LPGA finale, Fla. (AP) — New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko ended her rookie year on the LPGA Tour with the biggest payoff in women's golf.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesBusinessNaplesFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 23:22:51 GMTNC likely to join legislative push on Uber, Lyft, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has become an attractive market for smartphone-based car services such as Uber and Lyft, which are drawn to the state's mid-sized cities that have college students and young professionals but lack extensive mass transit. It's also one of many states where little regulation exists outside of traditional cab and limo services.JONATHAN DREWaBusinessGeneral newsState legislatureAutomobilesGovernment and politicsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsPersonal insurancePersonal financeLegislatureState governmentsLifestyleNorth CarolinaRaleighUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 22:19:02 GMTIndianapolis overcomes miscues to beat Jags 23-3 (AP) — T.Y. Hilton delivered on one promise to his newborn daughter and another to his teammates Sunday.MICHAEL MAROTsSportsProfessional footballFootballIndianapolisIndianaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 22:48:04 GMTBears rally for 21-13 victory over Buccaneers (AP) — Matt Forte gobbled up the yards on the ground, and Chicago's defense made several big plays at key moments.JAY COHENsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional footballAthlete healthFootballChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 23:16:01 GMTSome 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago (AP) — More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsSportsFiresFlowersAccidents and disastersPlantsChicagoIllinoisCrystal LakeUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 22:52:40 GMTCrew blasts off for International Space Station, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Russian capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy has blasted off for the International Space Station.iGeneral newsScienceSpace launchesSpace explorationIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessKazakhstanRussiaCentral AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 23 Nov 2014 21:28:01 GMTCundiff field goal leads Browns past Falcons 26-24 (AP) — After being suspended for Cleveland's first 10 games, Josh Gordon had no trouble remembering how to play the game.PAUL NEWBERRYsSportsProfessional footballFootballAtlantaOhioGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 22:37:37 GMT'Mockingjay, Part 1' opens with $123 million YORK (AP) — "Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the previous installments of "The Hunger Games," but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.JAKE COYLEaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 23:18:18 GMTUS tells Iran to consider nuclear talks extension (AP) — The U.S. told Iran Sunday that it's time to consider extending nuclear talks, in the first formal recognition by Washington that frenzied last-minute diplomacy may not be enough to seal a deal by a rapidly approaching deadline.GEORGE JAHNMATTHEW LEEiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNuclear weaponsInternational relationsWeapons of mass destructionForeign policyGovernment policyViennaIranUnited StatesGermanyAustriaWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle EastNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 20:22:43 GMTNo. 12 Louisville women beat Ball State 69-56, Ky. (AP) — Mariya Moore had 22 points with 6-of-9 shooting from 3-point range to lead No. 12 Louisville past Ball State 69-56 on Sunday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsLouisvilleKentuckyUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 21:41:51 GMTVeteran journalist, educator Michael Shanahan dies (AP) — Michael Shanahan, a veteran Washington political reporter for The Associated Press and Newhouse Newspapers who used that experience to teach new generations of students at George Washington University about the business he loved, died Saturday.WILL LESTERwGovernment and politicsNewspapersJournalismObituariesCampaignsJournalistsNews mediaMediaElectionsProfessional footballFootballSportsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 23:30:48 GMTBrady passes Patriots to 34-9 win over Lions, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots showed off their passing game one week after a brilliant rushing performance.HOWARD ULMANsSportsProfessional footballFootballMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 23:23:11 GMTAnxieties mount as Ferguson awaits jury decision, Mo. (AP) — Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently needed more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge.DAVID A. LIEBANDALE GROSSaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderMissouriSt. LouisJefferson CityUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 20:38:15 GMTNo. 2 South Carolina eyes top spot in 89-38 win, S.C. (AP) — Tiffany Mitchell made all six of her 3-pointers and scored 20 points as No. 2 South Carolina auditioned for the top spot in the country beating San Diego State 89-38 on Sunday.JEFFREY COLLINSsSportsWomen's sportsWomen's basketballCollege basketballBasketballCollege sportsSouth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 21:13:53 GMTTunisia polls give ex-regime figure the edge, Tunisia (AP) — A veteran politician from the previous regime that ran on a platform of restoring the prestige of the state took the lead in Tunisia's first free and fair presidential election Sunday, according to exit polls. But there will still likely be a runoff next month.BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZASAM KIMBALLiGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsRebellions and uprisingsTerrorismNational electionsWar and unrestVotingTunisiaTunisNorth AfricaMiddle EastAfrica, 23 Nov 2014 20:33:31 GMTObama: Americans want 'new car smell' in 2016, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama says voters want a "new car smell" in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be "a great president."DARLENE SUPERVILLEpGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionEvents2016 United States Presidential ElectionNational electionsElectionsUnited StatesNevadaNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 20:34:57 GMTJoey Chestnut devours turkey to win eating contest, Conn. (AP) — Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird.aGeneral newsOdditiesCompetitive eatingSports, 23 Nov 2014 23:34:21 GMTFormer DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78 (AP) — A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments.BEN NUCKOLSBRETT ZONGKERwGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesGovernment and politicsPolitical movementsSocial issuesSocial affairsPolitical issuesDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 23:12:32 GMTRevs win 2-1 at Red Bulls in East final 1st leg, N.J. (AP) — If the New England Revolution are going to shed their mantle as the team that can't quite seal the deal, maybe it'll be the midseason addition of Jermaine Jones that helped them finally get over the hill.sSportsMen's soccerProfessional soccerSoccerMen's sportsNew JerseyNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 22:56:34 GMTBurkina Faso military gets key posts in Cabinet, Burkina Faso (AP) — Transitional leaders in Burkina Faso have agreed on a new, 25-member government to guide the country to elections next year, allocating several key Cabinet posts to the military.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsNational electionsElectionsBurkina FasoOuagadougouWest AfricaAfrica, 23 Nov 2014 20:37:24 GMTHuff, McCoy lead Eagles past Titans 43-24 (AP) — It took the Philadelphia Eagles just 13 seconds to wipe a terrible loss from memory.ROB MAADDIsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballPhiladelphiaDallasPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaTexas, 23 Nov 2014 22:47:28 GMTVatican prosecutor didn't report abusive priest (AP) — An American priest named by Pope Francis as the Vatican's sex crimes prosecutor in September was among church officials who failed to report an abusive priest to law enforcement before the now-jailed and defrocked man committed other acts of sexual abuse, according to legal documents reviewed by The Boston Globe.aGeneral newsChristianityLegal proceedingsCrimeViolent crimeReligionSocial affairsCrimes against childrenHuman welfareSocial issuesReligious issuesLaw and orderChicagoUnited StatesIllinoisNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 22:41:15 GMTObama defends moves on immigration, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama is shrugging off Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States.DARLENE SUPERVILLEaBusinessGovernment and politicsImmigration policyImmigrationLegislationTV newsLegislatureGovernment policySocial issuesSocial affairsNews mediaMediaTelevisionUnited StatesNevadaNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 22:37:21 GMTGreenwell lifts Duke to 83-51 rout of Marquette, N.C. (AP) — Rebecca Greenwell had 22 points with 12 rebounds and fellow freshman Azura Stevens added 18 and 10 to help No. 7 Duke beat Marquette 83-51 on Sunday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsDurhamNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 20:58:08 GMTDalton helps Bengals to 22-13 win over Texans (AP) — Andy Dalton finally got a win in his hometown.KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballTexasHoustonOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 21:31:43 GMTSan Jose police arrest man after airport chase JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Police have arrested a man who commandeered an airport work truck at the San Jose airport.aGeneral newsArrestsLaw and orderCrimeSan JoseCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 21:09:08 GMTMcIlroy eyes a slice of Australian Open history, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy is looking to join Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as the only non-Australian players to have won back-to-back Australian Open titles when the world No. 1 tees off on Thursday in Sydney.sSportsMen's sportsMen's golfGolfSydneyUnited Arab EmiratesDubaiAustraliaOceaniaMiddle East, 23 Nov 2014 20:13:01 GMTCady, Theriot lead No. 16 Nebraska past Utah 66-43, Neb. (AP) — Emily Cady had 25 points with nine rebounds, Rachel Theriot added 20 points with six assists, and No. 16 Nebraska rolled past Utah 66-43 on Sunday.sSportsCollege basketballWomen's basketballBasketballCollege sportsWomen's sportsNebraskaUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 21:14:21 GMTIron Bowl warmups over for Auburn, Alabama, Ala. (AP) — Maybe Alabama and Auburn had something else on their minds entering the Iron Bowl warmup acts, like each other.JOHN ZENORsSportsCollege footballCollege sportsFootballAlabamaAuburnUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 21:13:29 GMTTimeline of events after death of Michael Brown, Mo. (AP) — A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.The Associated PressaGeneral newsProtests and demonstrationsCrimePolitical and civil unrestProfessional footballFootballSportsMissouriSt. LouisUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Nov 2014 20:43:00 GMT