FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 24 Oct 2014 11:48:14 -0700Lupita Nyong'o seeks Va. slave-trade preservation, Va. (AP) — "Twelve Years a Slave" actress Lupita Nyong'o is lending her star power to the opposition to a minor league baseball stadium in what was once the center of Richmond's thriving slave-trading center.STEVE SZKOTAKaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMoviesEntertainmentSocial mediaInternational tradeOnline mediaMediaEconomyBusinessHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsRichmondVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:15:00 GMTFormer Obama counsel nixes attorney general offer (AP) — A former White House counsel has told President Barack Obama she doesn't want to be nominated for attorney general after he asked her to consider succeeding Eric Holder.NEDRA PICKLERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCabinet appointments and nominationsCabinetsGovernment appointments and nominations, 24 Oct 2014 18:05:08 GMTMaddon excises opt-out, won't return to Rays PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joe Maddon won't be returning to the Tampa Bay Rays.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:14:51 GMTAs Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university.EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSaGeneral newsSportsRace and ethnicitySocial diversityAfrican-AmericansCollege footballCollege sportsFootballSocial issuesSocial affairsCollegiate organizationsSocial groups and organizationsHigher educationEducationOxfordMississippiUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:40:33 GMTBrazil's Rousseff slams magazine's allegations DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Friday denounced as an "act of electoral terrorism" a newsmagazine report suggesting she and her predecessor were aware of a corruption scheme within state-run oil giant Petrobras.JENNY BARCHFIELDiGeneral newsPolitical corruptionGovernment and politicsTerrorismExecutive branchPolitical issuesWar and unrestBrazilSouth AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 24 Oct 2014 18:27:29 GMTPalestinian killed in clash with Israeli military, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank.MOHAMMED DARAGHMEHiGeneral newsWar and unrestGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesWest BankJerusalemIsraelMiddle East, 24 Oct 2014 18:09:55 GMTJudge may enter Georgia voter registration dispute (AP) — A Georgia state judge is weighing whether it's appropriate for him to intervene in a dispute over more than 50,000 voter registration records in one of the nation's most politically contested states.BILL BARROWpGovernment and politicsElectionsVotingLegislatureUnited StatesGeorgiaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:10:42 GMTWHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015 (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.MARIA CHENGiBusinessGeneral newsHealthEpidemicsImmunizationsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesPublic healthUnited KingdomWest AfricaAfricaEuropeUnited StatesWestern EuropeNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:28:07 GMTNewly released Dallas nurse meets with Obama, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus, and met with President Barack Obama at the White House.JESSICA GRESKOaGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsDallasDistrict of ColumbiaTexasUnited StatesLiberiaMarylandNorth AmericaWest AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 18:37:24 GMTClinton rallies Democrats to defeat Gov. Walker (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton rallied fellow Democrats in Wisconsin on Friday, saying the nation is watching the state and voters shouldn't have a hard choice in choosing a governor when they compare the state's economic recovery to that of the U.S. as a whole.M.L. JOHNSONpGovernment and politicsState electionsElectionsState governmentsPolitical partiesPolitical organizationsWisconsinMilwaukeeUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:34:22 GMTPolice respond to high school north of Seattle after report of shooting, Wash. (AP) — Police respond to high school north of Seattle after report of shooting.aGeneral newsViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationViolent crimeCrimeWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:13:23 GMTWHO: Mali case may have infected many people, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization says a toddler who brought Ebola to Mali was bleeding from her nose during her journey on public transport and may have infected many people.SARAH DiLORENZOiGeneral newsHealthInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsWest AfricaSenegalMaliAfricaGuineaSierra LeoneUnited KingdomNew YorkUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:21:58 GMTKansas court affirms verdict in abortion shooting, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' highest court Friday agreed with the first-degree murder conviction of the man who admitted shooting abortion provider Dr. George Tiller to death, rejecting his argument that he should have been allowed to present a defense that his actions were necessary to stop a greater wrong.JOHN HANNAaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsViolent crimeLegal proceedingsCrimeHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsLaw and orderKansasWichitaTopekaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:14:29 GMTSchool board reconsidering Andre Reed honor, Pa. (AP) — Going out of bounds on Facebook could block Pro Football Hall of Famer Andre Reed from getting his name on his old high school field in Pennsylvania.aGeneral newsSportsEducationSocial affairsSchool administrationAllentownPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:39:51 GMTUS stocks rise broadly on earnings; Amazon sinks YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks advanced yet again Friday, putting the market on track for its best week in almost two years, led by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and UPS. Amazon sank after the company reported dismal third-quarter results, but it wasn't enough to drag the rest of the market down.KEN SWEETaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment programsFinancial performanceCorporate newsLeading economic indicatorsEconomyStock marketsFinancial marketsGovernment and politicsUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:34:06 GMTSenate Democrats borrow $10M as races tighten (AP) — Senate Democrats' campaign operation on Friday said it borrowed $10 million for a last-minute boost to their fundraising, as officials see their majority increasingly in peril and Republicans gaining momentum.PHILIP ELLIOTTpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsCampaignsUnited States General Election2014 United States General ElectionLegislaturePolitical partiesPolitical fundraisingEventsPolitical organizationsGeneral elections, 24 Oct 2014 17:33:28 GMTHacker gets prison for cyberattack stealing $9.4M (AP) — An Estonian man who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a 2008 cyberattack on a credit card processing company that enabled hackers to steal $9.4 million has been sentenced to 11 years in prison by a federal judge in Atlanta.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyComputer crimeTheftLegal proceedingsCrimeLaw and orderAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:23:35 GMTUS Chamber on sidelines in close Georgia race (AP) — The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of the Senate with one glaring omission — the tight Georgia Senate race.DONNA CASSATAwBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsElectionsMid-term electionsLegislatureSenate electionsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:58:10 GMTSan Francisco officer admits thefts from suspects FRANCISCO (AP) — A former San Francisco police officer indicted along with two officers in a corruption investigation has acknowledged stealing more than $5,000 in computers, gift cards and other property from people during searches.aGeneral newsTheftCrimeIndictmentsLaw and orderSan FranciscoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:35:51 GMTQueen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R' (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."htArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentSocial mediaOnline mediaMediaUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 17:25:07 GMTMan detained in destruction of disputed statue CITY (AP) — Federal authorities have detained a man who they say admitted to driving a car into a disputed Ten Commandments monument outside the Oklahoma Capitol building, smashing it to pieces.SEAN MURPHYaGeneral newsState legislatureVandalismLegislatureGovernment and politicsState governmentsCrimeOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:15:09 GMTMuseum show tells story of father-son collection (AP) — William Walters made a fortune in rye whiskey, railroads and banking in the 19th century, and along the way he also developed a passion for collecting art and antiquities. His son Henry was an avid collector, too, and built a memorial to his father in Baltimore to display their treasures.BETH J. HARPAZeArts and entertainmentTravelLifestyleMuseumsVisual artsPaintingRecreation and leisureLeisure travelBaltimoreMarylandUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:29:14 GMTNew 'Drumline' casts a new beat to original (AP) — Nick Cannon remembers when youngsters often approached him, telling him that the 2002 film "Drumline" influenced them to attend a historically black college and university.JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr.eArts and entertainmentTelevision programsEntertainmentMusicAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:38:39 GMTTroubled Caterham allowed to miss next 2 F1 races (AP) — Financially-troubled Formula One team Caterham has been granted permission to miss the next two races while it seeks a new buyer.ROB HARRISsSportsAutomobile racingFormula OneUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 17:29:14 GMTRepublicans question federal response on Ebola (AP) — The new Ebola infection in New York City exposed flaws in the system and raised new concerns, lawmakers said Friday, as they criticized the federal response to the outbreak and questioned top officials' credibility.ERICA WERNERMATTHEW DALYwHealthGovernment and politicsDisease outbreaksTravel laws and regulationsLegislaturePolitical partiesInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsGeneral newsPublic healthGovernment regulationsPolitical organizationsWest AfricaUnited StatesSierra LeoneGuineaAfricaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:30:51 GMTCavs, Bulls the expected frontrunners in East James is again surrounded by an All-Star caliber guard, a big man who can score and 3-point sharpshooters.TIM REYNOLDSsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsNBA PlayoffsNBA FinalsMen's basketballAthlete healthProfessional basketballBasketballEventsClevelandClevelandNew York CityBrooklynTorontoOhioUnited StatesNorth AmericaTennesseeNew YorkOntarioCanada, 24 Oct 2014 17:32:37 GMTOklahoma inmate attacks lawyer, then gets life, Okla. (AP) — Prosecutors say an Oklahoma inmate attacked his attorney with a razorblade moments before he was to be sentenced in the killings of two young girls and his fiancee.aGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderOklahomaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:49:08 GMTRemains of French ship being reassembled in Texas, Texas (AP) — A frigate carrying French colonists to the New World that sank in a storm off the Texas coast more than 300 years ago is being reassembled into a display that archeologists hope will let people walk over the hull and feel like they are on the ship's deck.MICHAEL GRACZYKtTravelLifestyleArchaeologyMuseumsScienceRecreation and leisureLeisure travelAustinFranceMississippi RiverTexasUnited StatesNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 18:20:49 GMTNYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected YORK (AP) — Officials tamped down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.JONATHAN LEMIRECOLLEEN LONGaGeneral newsHealthPublic healthHumanitarian crisesEmergency managementMunicipal governmentsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessGovernment and politicsLocal governmentsNew YorkWest AfricaNew York CityUnited StatesGuineaAfricaManhattanNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:59:34 GMTVenezuelans brace for slump in oil prices, Venezuela (AP) — The falling oil prices that are providing relief to drivers around the world threaten to bring more misery to the life of Milagro Alvarez and millions of other Venezuelans, whose country depends almost exclusively on oil revenue.JOSHUA GOODMANiBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsEconomic policyEconomyGovernment business and financeGovernment policyConsumer products and servicesIndustriesVenezuelaCaracasLatin America and CaribbeanSouth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:42:24 GMTDoc ordered cyanide test for lack of explanation (AP) — A physician who treated a Pittsburgh doctor says he ordered the test that eventually revealed a lethal amount of cyanide in her blood because he could find no other explanation for her sudden illness.JOE MANDAKaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimePittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:26:24 GMTNBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M YORK (AP) — NBCUniversal will pay $6.4 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by unpaid interns who worked on "Saturday Night Live" and other shows who claim they are owed wages, according to court documents.htBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsPersonal financeTechnologyTelevision programsEntertainmentLegal proceedingsLaw and order, 24 Oct 2014 18:35:04 GMTFerrer gets 600th win to reach Valencia semis, Spain (AP) — Top-seeded David Ferrer earned his 600th career win by beating Thomaz Bellucci 6-1, 6-2 Friday to set up a semifinal against Andy Murray at the Valencia Open.sSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisSpainValenciaWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 18:17:13 GMTJudge to decide on sports betting in New Jersey, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge said he would decide Friday whether to grant a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to stop New Jersey from becoming the second state in the country to offer legalized sports betting on individual games.aBusinessGeneral newsSportsGamblingSports bettingGambling laws and regulationsNational courtsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesRecreation and leisureLifestyleSports businessGovernment regulationsGovernment and politicsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryNew JerseyTrentonUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:45:00 GMTUS general: NKorea may have nuke missile knowhow (AP) — The commander of American forces in South Korea says North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear-armed missile that could reach the United States, but he does not know whether they have done so.ROBERT BURNShtGeneral newsGovernment and politicsWar and unrestMilitary technologyTechnologyUnited StatesNorth KoreaNorth AmericaEast AsiaAsia, 24 Oct 2014 17:53:27 GMTUS officials: Israel defense chief denied meetings (AP) — Still miffed over negative comments that Israel's defense minister made about Secretary of State John Kerry's Mideast peace efforts and nuclear negotiations with Iran, the Obama administration this week refused his requests to meet several top national security aides, U.S. officials said Friday.MATTHEW LEEwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsDiplomacyInternational relationsMilitary leadershipMilitary and defenseIsraelUnited StatesMiddle EastNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:17:22 GMTRedskins' RG3 speaks, says he won't rush return, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have allowed Robert Griffin III to break his silence about his injury.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional footballFootballVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:03:26 GMTPittsburgh's Primanti Bros. to mail sandwiches (AP) — The Pittsburgh restaurant that stuffs its sandwiches with French fries and coleslaw will be stuffing those fixins in the mail.aBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsLifestylePittsburghPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:37:11 GMTNYC museum plans Basquiat exhibition YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Museum plans an exhibition on graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) that includes eight rarely seen notebooks filled with his handwritten texts and sketches.aArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMuseumsDrawingRecreation and leisureLifestyleLeisure travelTravelVisual artsBrooklynNew York CityNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:26:17 GMTFrance OKs extradition of dissident Kazakh banker (AP) — A French appeals court has authorized the extradition to Russia or Ukraine of a Kazakh dissident banker whose legal case is tangled up in at least five countries.SYLVIE CORBETLORI HINNANTiBusinessGeneral newsExtraditionLaw and orderFranceLyonUnited KingdomKazakhstanRussiaUkraineWestern EuropeEuropeCentral AsiaAsiaEastern Europe, 24 Oct 2014 18:06:01 GMTGunman in Canada attack complained about mosque, British Columbia (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, Muslim leaders said Friday.RACHEL LA CORTEiGeneral newsPassports and visasTravelLifestyleGovernment and politicsBritish ColumbiaCanadaOttawaMiddle EastNorth AmericaOntario, 24 Oct 2014 18:04:09 GMTAttack on Egypt army post kills 26, Egypt (AP) — An assault on an army checkpoint in the northern part of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Friday caused a large explosion and killed at least 26 troops, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of attacks by Islamic extremists following last year's overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.ASHRAF SWEILAMMAGGIE MICHAELiGeneral newsMilitant groupsWar and unrestBombingsArmed forcesAccidents and disastersTerrorismMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesEgyptCairoMiddle EastNile RiverNorth AfricaAfrica, 24 Oct 2014 17:43:33 GMTShooting reported at high school north of Seattle, Wash. (AP) — Police responded Friday to a high school north of Seattle after it was locked down amid reports of a shooting.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsEducation issuesEducationWashingtonSeattleUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:38:04 GMTQueen sends her first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R' (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."htArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTechnologyCelebrityEntertainmentSocial mediaOnline mediaMediaUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 24 Oct 2014 17:36:01 GMTWorld Series fan creates buzz with Marlins jersey (AP) — Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate.STEVEN WINEsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballNBA PlayoffsEventsProfessional baseballMen's sportsNBA basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's basketballFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:27:07 GMTFormer Obama lawyer nixes attorney general offer (AP) — Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has told President Barack Obama she doesn't want to be nominated for attorney general, after he asked her to consider succeeding Eric Holder, people familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press on Friday.NEDRA PICKLERwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsCabinet appointments and nominationsNational securityCabinetsGovernment appointments and nominationsMilitary and defenseUnited StatesDistrict of ColumbiaNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:22:12 GMTHenley's putting gets him early lead at Sea Island SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Russell Henley tied his personal best on the PGA Tour with a 7-under 63 on Friday to take the lead in the McGladrey Classic.DOUG FERGUSONsSportsGolfMen's golfMen's sportsGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:50:59 GMTEdwards and Newman are surprises of NASCAR's Chase, Va. (AP) — NASCAR's new championship format came with fan-friendly brackets that likely had fans advancing Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. deep into the playoffs.JENNA FRYERsSportsAutomobile racingNASCARVirginiaUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:16:28 GMTMormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days LAKE CITY (AP) — A new church essay says Mormon church founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men's wives during the early days of the faith when polygamy was practiced.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsMarriageFamily issuesSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 18:33:39 GMTEx-FARC commander sentenced to 27 years in prison (AP) — A former commander in the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia was sentenced to 27 years in prison for holding three American citizens hostage for 5 ½ years after their single-engine plane crash-landed in the Colombian jungle.PETE YOSTwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsHostage situationsCrimeAccidentsNational courtsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderAccidents and disastersTransportationNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryColombiaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 24 Oct 2014 17:36:26 GMT