FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 02 Sep 2014 23:59:56 -0700Kershaw wins 17th as Dodgers beat Nationals 4-1 ANGELES (AP) — Even the red-hot Washington Nationals offense proved no match for Clayton Kershaw.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sports, 03 Sep 2014 05:54:00 GMTRussian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine (AP) — Russia's state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine.iGeneral newsJournalistsNews mediaMediaRussiaUkraineEastern EuropeEurope, 03 Sep 2014 06:16:57 GMTDetroit-area man faces prison for death on porch (AP) — A suburban Detroit man who shot an unarmed woman on his porch could come face-to-face with her parents as he receives his sentence for second-degree murder.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 05:47:40 GMTAt NATO, goal is to curb Russia but not provoke it, Wales (AP) — The heady "we won the Cold War" days are over. When President Obama and other NATO leaders assemble here Thursday for a key summit meeting, their No. 1 goal will be an old and familiar one: protecting vulnerable alliance members from Russia, without goading the Kremlin into military action.JOHN-THOR DAHLBURGiGeneral newsSummitsInternational incidentsCold WarGovernment and politicsNational governmentsInternational relationsEventsRussiaMoscowUkraineEastern EuropeFranceEuropeUnited StatesBerlinWalesParisWestern EuropeNorth AmericaGermanyUnited Kingdom, 03 Sep 2014 06:45:29 GMTCVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.The Associated PressaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustries, 03 Sep 2014 04:01:56 GMTNews Guide: Thailand's surrogacy scandals and laws (AP) — A string of recent scandals has lifted a lid on Thailand's largely unregulated commercial surrogacy industry, which has been around for over a decade. Here's a look at the controversies, some of the ethical dilemmas they have raised and the Thai military government's new draft law that is expected to outlaw the business of surrogacy.JOCELYN GECKERiGeneral newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment and politicsGovernment regulationsThailandSoutheast AsiaAsia, 03 Sep 2014 06:06:10 GMTToday in History is Wednesday, September 3, the 246th day of 2014. There are 119 days left in the year.The Associated PressaUnited KingdomEnglandRussiaEast AsiaWestern EuropeEuropeEastern EuropeAsia, 03 Sep 2014 04:00:04 GMTUK team unlocking secrets of North Korea volcano, North Korea (AP) — More than a thousand years ago, a huge volcano straddling the border between North Korea and China was the site of one of the biggest eruptions in human history, blanketing eastern Asia in its ash. But unlike other major volcanos around the world, the remote and politically sensitive Mount Paektu remains almost a complete mystery to foreign scientists who have — until recently — been unable to conduct on-site studies.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsScienceVolcanoesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureGovernment and politicsUnited KingdomNorth KoreaPyongyangEast AsiaChinaWestern EuropeEuropeAsiaGreater China, 03 Sep 2014 06:30:50 GMTJ.D. Martinez hits 3-run homer, Tigers win 4-2 (AP) — For eight innings, the Tigers couldn't connect in the clutch. They were exasperated, annoyed and seemingly on their way to a tough loss.TOM WITHERSsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMichiganClevelandUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhio, 03 Sep 2014 03:52:46 GMTPutin, Poroshenko discuss settlement in Ukraine (AP) — A spokesman for the Russian president says Vladimir Putin has discussed a peace settlement in eastern Ukraine with President Petro Poroshenko and found that they "largely share views" on ways out of the crisis.iGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMoscowUkraineRussiaEastern EuropeEurope, 03 Sep 2014 06:49:18 GMTAP Photos: More Atlantic City slots stop spinning CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gamblers at two Atlantic City casinos got in their final bets over Labor Day weekend as Revel Casino Hotel and the Showboat Casino Hotel became the latest victims of Atlantic City's drastic slide.aBusinessGeneral newsGamblingRecreation and leisureLifestyleAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 05:42:33 GMTJapan PM selects new Cabinet, 5 women picked (AP) — Japan's prime minister picked a record-matching five women for his Cabinet.iBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsJapanEast AsiaAsia, 03 Sep 2014 05:09:44 GMTJapan's Prime Minister Abe names new cabinet, retains most key ministers, appoints 5 women (AP) — Japan's Prime Minister Abe names new cabinet, retains most key ministers, appoints 5 women.iGeneral newsCabinet appointments and nominationsGovernment appointments and nominationsCabinetsGovernment and politicsJapanEast AsiaAsia, 03 Sep 2014 04:59:35 GMTGulf of Maine: 'Poster child' for global warming, Maine (AP) — Imagine Cape Cod without cod. Maine without lobster. The region's famous rocky beaches invisible, obscured by constant high waters.PATRICK WHITTLEaBusinessGeneral newsScienceAnimalsCoastlines and beachesLobstersOceanographyEnvironmental scienceFishAtmospheric scienceOceansEnvironmental concernsEnvironment and natureEnvironmentEarth scienceClimateMaineGulf of MexicoAtlantic OceanUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 05:19:33 GMTAsian stock markets rise as dollar gains, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Wednesday, lifted by new signs of strength in the U.S. economy and expectations that Europe's central bank will provide more support to the flagging region. A report showing solid growth in China's services industries also bolstered sentiment.YOUKYUNG LEEiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyCurrency marketsEconomic outlookFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsFinancial servicesIndustriesChinaSouth KoreaEuropeEast AsiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 06:16:40 GMTArrieta, Cubs send Brewers to 7th straight loss (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched six solid innings and the Chicago Cubs handed the Milwaukee Brewers their seventh straight loss, 7-1 Tuesday night.JACK CASSIDYsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 03:45:06 GMTSpeeding truck overturns, kills 10 in India Delhi (AP) — Police say a speeding truck has overturned and crushed to death 10 people, including seven children, sleeping on a sidewalk in northern India.iGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 03 Sep 2014 03:40:30 GMTHouston's Carter quietly contending for HR title (AP) — When strangers approach Chris Carter, he's ready for the question. His reply is usually something like: "No, I don't play for the Houston Texans."KRISTIE RIEKENsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsHoustonTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 04:40:56 GMTCeleb hacking scandal shows digital vulnerability ANGELES (AP) — To keep private pictures private, never upload them online.SANDY COHENhtArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentHackingTechnology issuesCaliforniaHollywoodUnited StatesNorth AmericaLos Angeles, 03 Sep 2014 04:46:42 GMTObama arrives in Estonia to reassure Baltics, Estonia (AP) — President Barack Obama has arrived in Estonia to make a symbolic show of solidarity with Eastern Europe in the face of a Russian-backed military offensive in Ukraine.JULIE PACEiGovernment and politicsEstoniaEastern EuropeRussiaEuropeMoscowUkraineTallinnUnited StatesWalesNorth AmericaUnited KingdomWestern Europe, 03 Sep 2014 03:25:41 GMTCasino closings lead to mass unemployment filing CITY, N.J. (AP) — Thousands of newly laid-off casino workers are expected to turn out at the Atlantic City Convention Center for a mass unemployment filing.WAYNE PARRYaBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 05:27:52 GMTPutin traveling to Mongolia for 5-hour visit BATOR, Mongolia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Mongolia on Wednesday for a working visit amid soaring tensions with Washington and NATO over a Kremlin-backed offensive in Ukraine.GANBAT NAMJILSANGARAViGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMongoliaRussiaMoscowUlaanbaatarChinaUkraineCentral AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropeGreater ChinaEast Asia, 03 Sep 2014 03:56:56 GMTTaurasi lifts Mercury to 96-78 win over Lynx (AP) — Diana Taurasi has always had a knack for playing her best in the biggest games.AL BRAVOsSportsWomen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballWomen's sportsPhoenixMinnesotaArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 05:33:58 GMTTight security, unity drive clash in China's west, China (AP) — In this ancient oasis town in China's restive west, assault rifle-toting police officers patrol the cobblestone lanes of ochre-brick houses in an ethnic Uighur neighborhood. Three police surveillance cameras atop a white pole watch over a narrow dirt road frequented mostly by cows. Wanted posters for suspected Uighur assailants are stuck on walls every few hundred feet.GILLIAN WONGiGeneral newsRace and ethnicityEthnic conflictsWorkplace discriminationCrimeGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesPersonnelBusinessLabor issuesReligious issuesReligionChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 03 Sep 2014 03:52:27 GMTAustralia to sign uranium trade deal with India, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said Wednesday that he will sign a uranium export deal with India for peaceful power generation this week, but added that exports of the nuclear fuel to Russia have been banned until further notice.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsInternational tradeInternational agreementsNuclear proliferationGovernment and politicsEconomyBusinessInternational relationsEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyPolitical issuesWeapons administrationMilitary and defenseAustraliaIndiaRussiaUkraineCanberraOceaniaSouth AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 03 Sep 2014 05:06:03 GMTMaduro replaces Venezuela's longtime oil chief, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro has replaced Venezuela's longtime oil boss and economic czar as part of a cabinet shakeup sidelining the most-prominent voice within his administration for pragmatic reforms to tackle a deep economic crisis.FABIOLA SANCHEZJOSHUA GOODMANiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyEconomic policyReserve assetsGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyVenezuelaColombiaCaracasSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 03 Sep 2014 04:46:59 GMTJapan PM selects 5 women in new Cabinet (AP) — Japan's prime minister picked a record-matching five women for his Cabinet Wednesday, sending the strongest message yet about his determination to revive the economy by getting women on board as workers and leaders.YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyGovernment and politicsJapanEast AsiaUnited StatesAsiaNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 05:41:34 GMTMiss America contestants arriving in Atlantic City CITY, N.J. (AP) — The 53 contestants vying to become the next Miss America will meet the public on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.WAYNE PARRYaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsBeauty pageantsMiss America PageantEntertainmentEventsAtlantic CityNew JerseyUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 06:17:37 GMTLawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated (AP) — An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.JACQUES BILLEAUDJOSH CORNFIELDaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsArizonaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 05:00:22 GMTObama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggression, Estonia (AP) — Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's security commitments to nervous member states near the Russian border.JULIE PACEiGovernment and politicsEstoniaMoscowRussiaUkraineEuropeUnited StatesTallinnEastern EuropeSlovakiaSoviet UnionNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 04:05:21 GMTWainwright wins 16th, Cardinals beat Pirates LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright earned his 16th win and matched his career best with three RBIs, carrying the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.R.B. FALLSTROMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSt. LouisMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 03:34:50 GMTObama aims to show solidarity with Baltics, Estonia (AP) — President Barack Obama will stand shoulder to shoulder with Baltic leaders Wednesday in a show of solidarity with NATO allies who fear they could be the next target of Russia's aggression.JULIE PACEiGovernment and politicsEstoniaTallinnMoscowRussiaEuropeEastern Europe, 03 Sep 2014 06:37:37 GMTChina's top leaders remember victory over Japan (AP) — President Xi Jinping tended to huge bouquets and gunners fired salutes Wednesday as China commemorated Japan's World War II surrender in a campaign to remind the world of Tokyo's historical aggression amid tense ties between the countries.LOUISE WATTiGeneral newsInternational incidentsTerritorial disputesBroadcast televisionGovernment and politicsWar and unrestTelevisionMediaJapanChinaTokyoEast AsiaBeijingAsiaGreater China, 03 Sep 2014 06:11:40 GMTPosey, Giants rally for 12-7 win over Rockies (AP) — Buster Posey is rounding into form, looking more and more like the 2012 version of the player who won the NL MVP.PAT GRAHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete healthSan FranciscoColoradoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 05:25:36 GMTSpangenberg's pinch HR lifts Padres to 2-1 win DIEGO (AP) — Cory Spangenberg's first big league home run came on the first pitch he saw as a pinch hitter with one out in the ninth inning and gave the San Diego Padres a 2-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.BERNIE WILSONsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 04:50:37 GMTLawsuits seek any Michael Brown juvenile records, Mo. (AP) — Lingering questions about Michael Brown could be answered Wednesday as two news organizations seek the release of any possible juvenile records 7/8for the unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by a Missouri police officer last month.ALAN SCHER ZAGIERaGeneral newsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsPoliceLaw enforcement agenciesMissouriCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 05:28:31 GMTPaxton takes shutout into 8th, Mariners stop A's, Calif. (AP) — James Paxton pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Seattle Mariners held off a late rally by Oakland for a 6-5 win Tuesday night, handing the Athletics their fifth loss in six games.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaOaklandUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 05:21:11 GMTFlowers' 2 homers lift White Sox over Twins (AP) — Tyler Flowers' first career multi-homer game lifted the Chicago White Sox to a 6-3 win over the Minnesota Twins in 10 innings on Tuesday night.ADAM CZECHsSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMinnesotaIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 03:55:23 GMTAstros win again behind Peacock and Altuve (AP) — Jose Altuve had four hits for the second straight night, Brad Peacock threw 6 1-3 solid innings and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 on Tuesday night.sSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsTexasHoustonUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 03:35:27 GMTTeen due for sentencing in trade center climb YORK (AP) — A teenager who sneaked to the top of the 1 World Trade Center tower is set to be sentenced to community service for a climb that fueled questions about security at the nation's tallest building.aBusinessGeneral newsInternational tradeLegal proceedingsEconomyLaw and orderNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 05:45:39 GMTPerfect returns help Wozniacki return to Slam semi YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki knew, as anyone paying attention does, that the woman she played in the U.S. Open quarterfinals, Sara Errani, does not hit booming serves.HOWARD FENDRICHsSportsU.S. Open Tennis ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 04:36:36 GMTSecond Syria beheading raises stakes for US (AP) — Islamic State extremists have released a video purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warned President Barack Obama that continuing airstrikes against the group in Iraq will be met with the killing of more Western captives.ZEINA KARAMiGeneral newsHostage situationsWar and unrestInternational relationsForeign policyGovernment and politicsGovernment policyUnited StatesSyriaMiamiIraqMiddle EastFloridaNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 05:04:00 GMTAustralia leader talks up uranium trade with India, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister has talked up the prospect of Australia selling uranium to India for peaceful power generation ahead of his first trip to the nuclear-armed country as national leader.iGeneral newsInternational tradeEconomyBusinessEconomic policyGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsGovernment policyInternational agreementsInternational relationsAustraliaIndiaNew DelhiRussiaOceaniaSouth AsiaAsiaEastern EuropeEurope, 03 Sep 2014 03:37:48 GMTPakistan: 910 militants killed since June (AP) — Pakistan said Wednesday it has killed 910 suspected militants and lost 82 soldiers in a major offensive launched in June in a restive tribal region near Afghanistan.iGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestDrone surveillance and warfarePolitical resignationsDrone aircraftMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsPakistanIslamabadSouth AsiaAsia, 03 Sep 2014 06:15:14 GMTTropical Storm Dolly moves ashore off Mexico Gulf CITY (AP) — Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Dolly threatened flash floods and mudslides in mountainous areas as it moved in from Mexico's Gulf coast, where authorities had readied shelters and suspended school classes on Wednesday.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsFloodsCoastlines and beachesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 03 Sep 2014 05:54:23 GMTEx-governor's trial may hinge on cryptic email HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland is scheduled to return to federal court almost a decade after pleading guilty to political corruption.PAT EATON-ROBBaGeneral newsCampaign finance improprietiesConspiracyCampaignsPolitical corruptionCrimeState governmentsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderElectionsPolitical issuesHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessPolitical fundraisingConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 06:35:26 GMTOrioles beat Reds 5-4 to extend lead in AL East (AP) — Bud Norris pitched six shutout innings, Nelson Cruz notched his career-high 91st RBI during a four-run first, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 Tuesday night.DAVID GINSBURGsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsHamiltonBaltimoreOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaMaryland, 03 Sep 2014 04:36:58 GMT3 fatally shot, 2 wounded at Kansas City homes CITY, Mo. (AP) — Three people were killed and two others critically wounded in a shooting in a residential neighborhood in south Kansas City on Tuesday afternoon, and police located a missing SUV hours later several miles away.BILL DRAPERaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaKansas, 03 Sep 2014 04:57:25 GMTTropical Storm Dolly moves ashore in Mexico CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Dolly moved ashore late Tuesday and soaked Mexico's Gulf coast, where authorities suspended school classes and readied shelters.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherStormsCoastlines and beachesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersEnvironment and natureMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 03 Sep 2014 03:32:38 GMTOpenings to resume in Detroit bankruptcy trial (AP) — An attorney for Detroit is set to resume his opening statement at the city's historic bankruptcy trial, after saying on the first day that Detroit needs the restructuring to survive.aBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderGovernment financeGovernment business and financeGovernment and politicsDetroitMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 03 Sep 2014 05:44:51 GMT