FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 27 Jul 2014 21:13:56 -0700UN council agrees on demand for Gaza cease-fire NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council agreed on a statement Sunday calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas and scheduled a meeting at midnight to adopt it.EDITH M. LEDERERiGeneral newsTerritorial disputesWar and unrestCease firesIslamReligionSocial affairsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripMiddle East, 28 Jul 2014 02:42:45 GMTLanger wins Senior British Open by record 13 shots, Wales (AP) — Bernhard Langer ran away with the Senior British Open on Sunday for his fourth senior major title, finishing a Champions Tour-record 13 strokes ahead of Scotland's Colin Montgomerie.TREVOR PEAKEsSportsBritish Open GolfMen's golfMen's sportsGolfEventsWalesUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Jul 2014 00:42:09 GMTGaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.IBRAHIM BARZAKTIA GOLDENBERGiGeneral newsWar and unrestTerritorial disputesWar casualtiesEvacuationsCease firesGovernment and politicsPalestinian territoriesIsraelGaza StripUnited StatesGazaMiddle EastNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 02:09:37 GMTJaso has 3 RBIs as A's beat Rangers 9-3, Texas (AP) — John Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Sunday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesProfessional baseballAthlete healthBaseballMen's sportsTexasOaklandUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 28 Jul 2014 02:54:46 GMTGirls killed, hurt in attack in Thailand's south YAI, Thailand (AP) — A 12-year-old girl was killed and seven people, including two other girls, were wounded in a roadside bomb attack near an army base in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south, police said Monday.iGeneral newsBombingsWar and unrestThailandSoutheast AsiaAsia, 28 Jul 2014 03:51:29 GMTUS exports help Germany increase coal, pollution, Germany (AP) — One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world.KIRSTEN GRIESHABERDINA CAPPIELLOiGovernment and politicsInternational tradeEnergy and the environmentProduction facilitiesClimateEnvironmental concernsEconomyBusinessUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryAir qualityEnvironmentEnvironment and natureCorporate newsGermanyBerlinUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 04:02:13 GMTEbola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected, Liberia (AP) — One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West Africa — the largest ever recorded.JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEHiGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksDiseases and conditionsPublic healthInfectious diseasesGovernment and politicsWest AfricaLiberiaMonroviaSierra LeoneGuineaTogoAfricaNigeriaLagosNorth CarolinaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Jul 2014 23:39:07 GMTUN Security Council calls for 'immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire' in Gaza NATIONS (AP) — UN Security Council calls for 'immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire' in Gaza.iGeneral newsCease firesWar and unrest, 28 Jul 2014 04:08:30 GMTFamily of 5 shot dead in Maine, gun recovered, Maine (AP) — A family of five, including three children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a southern Maine apartment, authorities said.DAVID SHARPaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeMaineUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 03:01:23 GMTCalifornia governor to meet with Mexican president, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown travels to Mexico for three days of meetings starting Monday and will discuss immigration in separate sit-downs with President Enrique Pena Nieto and Central American diplomatic and religious leaders.JUDY LINaBusinessGeneral newsGovernment and politicsSmall businessInternational tradeState governmentsDiplomacyImmigrationInternational relationsEconomySocial issuesSocial affairsUnited StatesCaliforniaSacramentoNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 00:12:29 GMT10 Things to Know for Monday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsWar and unrestVeteransGun politicsWeapons laws and regulationsMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsPolitical issuesHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsMusicEntertainmentArts and entertainmentGovernment regulations, 28 Jul 2014 01:45:42 GMTDimitrov out of Washington hard-court tournament (AP) — Wimbledon semifinalist Grigor Dimitrov pulled out of the Citi Open hard-court tournament, citing the flu and a sinus infection.sSportsWimbledon ChampionshipsEventsTennisDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 00:50:05 GMTGolf Capsules (AP) — Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk.The Associated PresssSportsMen's golfWomen's golfGolfMen's sportsWomen's sportsJapanSpainUnited StatesEast AsiaMontrealAsiaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth AmericaQuebecCanada, 28 Jul 2014 01:44:38 GMTWashington Kastles win World TeamTennis title, Mo. (AP) — Martina Hingis led Washington to its fourth straight World TeamTennis title and fifth in six years Sunday, beating Olga Govortsova 5-2 in singles in the Kastles' 25-13 victory over the Springfield Lasers.sSportsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sportsSpringfieldMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 01:21:35 GMTVirus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice (AP) — A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.LINDSEY TANNERaBusinessHealthAccess to health careMedicationChild and teen healthRespiratory syncytial virusHealth issuesPregnancy and childbirthSexual and reproductive healthWomen's healthDiagnosis and treatmentInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsHealth care industryIndustriesFinancial servicesUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 04:01:00 GMTFist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says YORK (AP) — When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.MIKE STOBBEaHealth, 28 Jul 2014 04:03:13 GMTPolice in China remove church's cross (AP) — Hundreds of police took down a church's cross in eastern China early Monday amid a crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity.iGeneral newsChristianityReligionSocial affairsChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 28 Jul 2014 03:19:29 GMTCORRECTS: Coroner: Man taken to hospital after lightning hits 14 people in California has died ANGELES (AP) — CORRECTS: Coroner: Man taken to hospital after lightning hits 14 people in California has died. (Corrects APNewsAlert that says 14 people were injured on California beach because 1 person was injured on Catalina Island)aGeneral newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 02:31:52 GMTComic-book convention organizers clash over name LAKE CITY (AP) — Organizers of two of the biggest comic-book conventions in the country are clashing over their names.aBusinessArts and entertainmentGeneral newsAnimation and comicsComic-Con InternationalLakesBooks and literatureEntertainmentEventsEnvironment and natureSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Jul 2014 23:41:54 GMTNot in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad NEWS, Va. (AP) — As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.DINA CAPPIELLOaBusinessGovernment and politicsScienceEnvironmental policyInternational tradeClimateEnergy and the environmentEnvironmental concernsOceansEnvironmentEnvironment and natureGovernment policyEconomyAir qualityUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryUnited StatesGermanyNorfolkNewport NewsVirginiaNorth AmericaWestern EuropeEurope, 28 Jul 2014 04:03:21 GMTBraves score 6 runs in 3rd, beat Padres 8-3 (AP) — Chris Johnson and Ryan Doumit each drove in two runs during Atlanta's six-run third inning and the Braves beat Eric Stults the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Sunday.CHARLES ODUMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 00:17:20 GMTUS: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine (AP) — Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for separatists has crossed the border.DEB RIECHMANNwGovernment and politicsInternational incidentsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashInternational relationsGeneral newsEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCrimeaRussiaUkraineMoscowUnited StatesEastern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 27 Jul 2014 23:43:22 GMTAid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia, N.C. (AP) — A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group official said Sunday.aGeneral newsHealthDisease outbreaksDiseases and conditionsPublic healthHealth care industryIndustriesBusinessInfectious diseasesLiberiaUnited StatesWest AfricaSierra LeoneGuineaNorth CarolinaAfricaNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 00:40:32 GMTChina profits boost Asian stock markets (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday, shrugging off jitters about stiffer Western sanctions against Russia, after China reported strong corporate profits.JOE McDONALDiBusinessGeneral newsCurrency marketsFinancial marketsChinaEast AsiaRussiaUnited StatesGreater ChinaAsiaEastern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 04:05:38 GMTFirst-place Dodgers complete sweep of Giants FRANCISCO (AP) — Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSan FranciscoLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 03:31:29 GMTSmall plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured, Fla. (AP) — A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationFloridaSarasotaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 03:07:42 GMT'Sons of Anarchy' book announced at Comic-Con DIEGO (AP) — "Sons of Anarchy" is revving up for its final season but the outlaw motorcycle club will live on in books.ALICIA RANCILIOaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentAnimation and comicsComic-Con InternationalBooks and literatureEvents, 28 Jul 2014 01:59:35 GMTReporter recalls Soviet evasion in '83 jet downing searching for the truth about what happened in the shoot-down of the Malaysia airliner over Ukraine can take little comfort from the history of another passenger jet that was blasted out of the sky over the Soviet Union more than three decades ago: The Kremlin at the time dodged, weaved and obfuscated. Today, we still don't know what exactly happened to Korean Airlines Flight 007.STEVEN R. HURSTaGeneral newsMalaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashMilitary facilitiesWar and unrestEventsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationMilitary and defenseGovernment and politicsSoviet UnionMoscowUkraineMalaysiaUnited StatesRussiaEast AsiaEastern EuropeEuropeSoutheast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 04:06:05 GMTFormer Seattle Mayor Paul Schell dies (AP) — Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, has died. He was 76.aGeneral newsGovernment and politicsMunicipal governmentsObituariesLocal governmentsInternational tradeEconomyBusinessSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 03:24:05 GMTKevin Bacon brings his 'Six Degrees' to Comic-Con DIEGO (AP) — Kevin Bacon's "Six Degrees" world got even bigger Sunday at Comic-Con.ALICIA RANCILIOaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsTelevision programsEntertainmentComic-Con InternationalEventsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 03:13:17 GMTHarrison's 4 hits leads Pirates past Rockies, 7-5 (AP) — Josh Harrison had four hits, including a tiebreaking homer, to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 7-5 on Sunday.MICHAEL KELLYsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsColoradoDenverPittsburghUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 28 Jul 2014 00:23:34 GMTDavid Freese's late HR puts Angels past Tigers 2-1, Calif. (AP) — After a weekend filled with mostly miserable swings, David Freese surprised his teammates, the Angel Stadium fireworks crew and even himself when he hit a tiebreaking homer.GREG BEACHAMsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsCaliforniaLos AngelesMichiganUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Jul 2014 23:44:59 GMTOfficial: Storms destroy E. Tenn homes, no deaths, Tenn. (AP) — Powerful storms that raked across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, but there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said.aGeneral newsProperty damageWeatherStormsNatural disastersAccidents and disastersTennesseeKnoxvilleUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 03:37:01 GMTThe Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class, N.Y. (AP) — Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.JOHN KEKISsSportsBaseballHockeyProfessional baseballMen's sportsProfessional hockeyMen's hockeyNew YorkUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 00:30:56 GMTMachado, Orioles get past Mariners 3-2 in 10 (AP) — Manny Machado lifted a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 Sunday.sSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsSeattleWashingtonUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Jul 2014 23:48:54 GMTHurricane Hernan in Pacific moves away from Mexico CITY (AP) — Hurricane Hernan spun deeper into the open Pacific on Sunday night after forming earlier in the day far off Mexico's western coast. It posed no threat to land.iGeneral newsWeather forecastsWeatherCoastlines and beachesNatural disastersAccidents and disastersStormsEnvironment and natureMexicoNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 28 Jul 2014 03:08:48 GMTMan dies after lightning strikes 14 in California ANGELES (AP) — A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsStormsWeatherAccidents and disastersCaliforniaLos AngelesUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 03:52:06 GMTZack Sucher won the Midwest Classic PARK, Kan. (AP) — Zack Sucher won the Midwest Classic on Sunday for his first Tour title, closing with a 1-over 72 in windy conditions for a three-stroke victory.sSportsGolfMen's golfMen's sportsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessSports businessKansasUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 01:42:53 GMTPolice interview 2 in deadly Philly carjacking (AP) — Philadelphia police say they are questioning two men concerning the carjacking and crash that left three children dead last week.aGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 03:01:42 GMTRosario Murillo: Nicaragua's 'first comrade', Nicaragua (AP) — In Nicaragua, where Marxist dogma has given way to a free market economy, the red-and-black flags of the Sandinista revolution have been supplanted by the pink and baby blue colors favored by the country's first lady, "la companera" Rosario Murillo.ALBERTO ARCEiGeneral newsRebellions and uprisingsGovernment and politicsLegislatureNewspapersSocialismNew age movementNational electionsElectionsWar and unrestNews mediaMediaLifestyleNicaraguaManaguaVenezuelaPanama CanalLatin America and CaribbeanCentral AmericaSouth AmericaPanama, 28 Jul 2014 04:01:22 GMTCoroner: Man taken to hospital after lightning injured 14 on California beach has died ANGELES (AP) — Coroner: Man taken to hospital after lightning injured 14 on California beach has died.aGeneral newsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 02:14:42 GMTCalifornia lightning hits 14; 2 critically injured ANGELES (AP) — Lightning struck 13 people at a popular beach in Los Angeles and another man golfing on Catalina Island, leaving two critically injured as rare summer thunderstorms swept through Southern California on Sunday, authorities said.aGeneral newsAccidentsStormsWeatherAccidents and disastersLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 00:53:15 GMTDriver seriously injures woman during Zombie Walk DIEGO (AP) — A driver struck and seriously injured a woman while fleeing from angry members of the annual Zombie Walk held during Comic-Con, police said.aGeneral newsSan DiegoCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 01:43:40 GMT3 days on, no arrests in hunt for carjack killers (AP) — The hunt for two Philadelphia carjackers who rammed a stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, entered its third day Sunday as officials offered a $110,000 reward for information leading to their capture.aGeneral newsArrestsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationLaw and orderCrimeViolent crimePhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 03:10:59 GMTNorthern California wildfire destroys 13 homes, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters in Northern California made progress Sunday against a wildfire that has destroyed 13 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park that destroyed one home grew significantly overnight.aGeneral newsProperty damageFiresAccidents and disastersEvacuationsNatural disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 04:09:21 GMTTop-seeded Isner wins 2nd straight Atlanta title (AP) — Top-seeded John Isner overpowered Dudi Sela on Sunday to successfully defend his Atlanta Open title, blowing serve after serve past the 5-foot-9 Israeli player in a 6-3, 6-4 victory.MATT WINKELJOHNsSportsMen's sportsMen's tennisTennisAtlantaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 27 Jul 2014 23:42:45 GMTProfessors object to FAA restrictions on drone use (AP) — University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research.JOAN LOWYhtGovernment and politicsTechnologyHigher educationDrone aircraftEducationSocial affairsGeneral news, 28 Jul 2014 03:07:20 GMTByron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days.GREG BEACHAMsSportsSports transactionsCoachingNBA PlayoffsNBA FinalsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsTelevision programsEntertainmentArts and entertainmentSports mediaEventsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 00:30:24 GMT5 things to know about coal trade, global warming the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. Here are five things to know about the issue:DINA CAPPIELLOaBusinessGovernment and politicsScienceInternational tradeEnergy and the environmentEnvironmental concernsEconomyEnvironmentEnvironment and natureUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryClimateUnited StatesNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 04:07:31 GMTAruba releases Venezuelan diplomat sought by US, Colombia (AP) — Aruba's government released a former Venezuelan general who was detained on U.S. drug charges when he arrived to serve as his country's consul on the Dutch Caribbean island, sending him home Sunday night and defusing a diplomatic fight with its neighbor.JOSHUA GOODMANDAVID McFADDENiGeneral newsDrug-related crimeInternational agreementsInternational relationsSmugglingArrestsDiplomacyPolitical corruptionGovernment and politicsCrimeMilitary intelligenceLaw and orderPolitical issuesMilitary and defenseArubaBogotaVenezuelaNetherlandsCaracasColombiaCaribbeanUnited StatesLatin America and CaribbeanSouth AmericaWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 28 Jul 2014 03:27:33 GMT