FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 29 Jul 2014 19:57:53 -0700Leake leads Reds over Diamondbacks 3-0 (AP) — Mike Leake pitched into the eighth inning and singled home a run — a rare commodity for the Reds these days — leading Cincinnati to a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.JOE KAYsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsCincinnatiOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:54:49 GMTPG&E charged with obstruction over San Bruno blast FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Tuesday with lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that killed eight people and leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010.PAUL ELIASaBusinessGeneral newsIndictmentsExplosionsUtilitiesCrimeAccidents and disastersLaw and orderEnergy industryIndustriesCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 02:22:23 GMTTree-trimming helicopter crashes in Ohio; man hurt, Ohio (AP) — A tree-trimming helicopter carrying an aerial saw has crashed in western Ohio, injuring the pilot.aGeneral newsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationOhioBellefontaineUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 00:35:28 GMTParents of slain USC student urge security boost ANGELES (AP) — The parents of a University of Southern California graduate student who was beaten to death on his walk home say they are concerned about other students and hope the university increases security.TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationViolent crimeCrimeJuvenile crimeInternational studentsTheftHuman welfareHigher educationChinaLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 02:38:31 GMTSearchers find bodies of Arkansas man, infant son, Ark. (AP) — A four-day search for an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son came to a grim end Tuesday as authorities discovered their bodies in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains, authorities said Tuesday.aGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsCrimeCrimes against childrenArkansasUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:38:22 GMTCorrection: Music-Eric Clapton story, Tenn. (AP) — In a story July 24 about Eric Clapton's new album "The Breeze," The Associated Press reported erroneously the first name of singer Don White.eArts and entertainmentMusicEntertainmentCelebrityNashvilleTennesseeUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 00:31:29 GMTBellagio robbery suspect faces court Wednesday VEGAS (AP) — The suspect arrested in an armed robbery at the Bellagio casino and accused of celebrating after the heist with prostitutes and a spending spree on the Las Vegas Strip will appear in court Wednesday.SCOTT SONNERMICHELLE RINDELSaGeneral newsTheftCrimeViolent crimeArrestsLaw and orderLas VegasKansasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:22:44 GMTChina: Ex-security czar Zhou under investigation (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced an investigation into a feared ex-security chief, demonstrating President Xi Jinping's firm grip on power and breaking a longstanding taboo against publicly targeting the country's topmost leaders.GILLIAN WONGiGeneral newsPolitical corruptionNews magazinesCrimePolitical issuesGovernment and politicsMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessCorporate managementCorporate newsPersonnelMagazines and journalsMediaNews mediaAthlete retirementSportsCorruption in sportsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Jul 2014 01:07:43 GMTJudge gives NY carjacker a break in long sentence YORK (AP) — A man serving a 57-year sentence for three armed carjackings in the mid-1990s won a reprieve on Tuesday when a federal judge agreed that the punishment was "unjust."TOM HAYSaGeneral newsNational courtsCrimeViolent crimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderNational governmentsGovernment and politicsCourtsJudiciary, 30 Jul 2014 00:48:01 GMTObama eats ribs with 4 Kansas City letter writers CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue Tuesday with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of working families in American's heartland, as the clock ticked on pressing issues before Congress goes on summer break.NEDRA PICKLERaGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingLegislatureVeteransMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:59:24 GMT'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-old FRANCISCO (AP) — In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs but has never been drafted.JANIE McCAULEYsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballSports transactionsSports businessMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessMen's sportsCaliforniaSan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:32:49 GMTAlvarez, Marlins beat Nats for 6th straight win (AP) — Henderson Alvarez outdueled Stephen Strasburg and the surging Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.CHRISTOPHER STOCKsSportsBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsMiamiFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 02:39:40 GMTStroman again stifles Boston in Jays' 4-2 win (AP) — Marcus Stroman had his second solid start against Boston in five days, Colby Rasmus hit a solo homer and the Toronto Blue Bays beat the Red Sox 4-2 on Tuesday night.KEN POWTAKsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballSports transactionsSports businessAthlete healthMen's sportsProfessional baseballBostonTorontoMassachusettsUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntarioCanada, 30 Jul 2014 02:30:31 GMT5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics.REGINA GARCIA CANOaBusinessFood and drinkGeneral newsHealthLifestyleLegal proceedingsNewspapersOnline news mediaFood safetySubpoenasJournalismLaw and orderNews mediaMediaOnline mediaPublic healthConsumer products and servicesIndustriesAgricultureBooks and literatureEntertainmentArts and entertainmentProducts and servicesCorporate newsUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 00:54:29 GMTPipe flooding UCLA will take hours to shut off ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a broken water pipe that is flooding parts of the UCLA campus will take hours to turn off.aGeneral newsFloodsHigher educationAccidents and disastersEducationSocial affairsAccidentsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 00:51:16 GMTMotion filed to dismiss penis amputation suit, Ala. (AP) — An attorney for two Alabama doctors accused in a lawsuit of amputating a man's penis in what was supposed to have been a routine circumcision filed a motion Tuesday seeking to dismiss the claims.aGeneral newsCircumcisionMen's healthHealthLegal proceedingsLaw and order, 30 Jul 2014 02:00:04 GMTKhmer Rouge tribunal readies way for genocide case PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A U.N.-backed tribunal is holding a hearing to prepare for the genocide trial of two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, under whose rule an estimated 1.7 million people died in the late 1970s.iGeneral newsGenocidesWar crimesWar and unrestLegal proceedingsLaw and orderCambodiaSoutheast AsiaAsia, 30 Jul 2014 02:44:12 GMTNCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules (AP) — The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go nearly far enough.MICHAEL TARMaGeneral newsSportsAthlete healthAthlete injuriesCollege sportsHead injuriesLegal proceedingsWomen's sportsSports governanceLaw and orderSports transactionsSports businessInjuriesHealthChicagoIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 00:44:26 GMTDbacks can't handle Leake, lose to Reds 3-0 (AP) — Trevor Cahill gave Arizona what it needed — a solid start that rested the bullpen. The Diamondbacks' offense couldn't hold up its end.JOE KAYsSportsAthlete injuriesBaseballAthlete healthProfessional baseballMen's sportsArizonaCincinnatiUnited StatesNorth AmericaOhio, 30 Jul 2014 02:40:25 GMTIvanovic lone seeded player to win, Calif. (AP) — No. 5 seed Ana Ivanovic won her first-round match in the Bank of the West Classic, defeating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Tuesday.RICK EYMERsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 00:30:50 GMTObama dining with 4 Kansas City letter writers CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.NEDRA PICKLERaGovernment and politicsPolitical fundraisingVeteransMilitary affairsMilitary and defenseKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 00:34:53 GMTAbreu hits 31st homer, White Sox pound Tigers 11-4 (AP) — Jose Abreu and Adam Dunn hit consecutive home runs, part of a seven-run seventh inning that sent the Chicago White Sox to an 11-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.NOAH TRISTERsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsMichiganDetroitIllinoisUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 02:36:34 GMT4 charged with murder in death of USC student ANGELES (AP) — Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a study group.TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsJuvenile crimeViolent crimeCrimeInternational studentsTheftEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationHigher educationHuman welfareChinaLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:31:26 GMTArraignment delayed for teens in USC student death ANGELES (AP) — An arraignment has been postponed for four teens charged with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student from China.TAMI ABDOLLAHaGeneral newsJuvenile crimeViolent crimeCrimeLegal proceedingsInternational studentsLaw and orderTheftEducation issuesSocial issuesSocial affairsEducationHuman welfareHigher educationChinaGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsiaLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 00:17:57 GMTIwakuma, Mariners down Indians 5-2 (AP) — Hisashi Iwakuma kept his road record spotless since last July, pitching seven strong innings to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 5-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.TOM WITHERSsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthClevelandOhioUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 02:28:54 GMTCobb strikes out 12, Rays win 5-1 PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Alex Cobb struck out 12 in eight innings and Ben Zobrist drove in two runs Tuesday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. It was the Rays' 11th win in 12 games.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsTampaFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 02:24:28 GMTIvanovic lone seeded player to win at Stanford, Calif. (AP) — Ana Ivanovic has a new coach and a better outlook.RICK EYMERsSportsWimbledon ChampionshipsWomen's tennisTennisEventsWomen's sportsCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:51:05 GMTArgentina talks go long as debt deadline looms YORK (AP) — Argentina's finance secretary and economy minister met with a court-appointed mediator as the South American nation worked into the night Tuesday to prevent its second default in 13 years.CLAUDIA TORRENSaBusinessGeneral newsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderArgentinaUnited StatesSouth AmericaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:10:44 GMTPhillies beat Mets 6-0 behind Hamels, Utley YORK (AP) — Cole Hamels pitched eight shutout innings and finally got some run support when Chase Utley hit a grand slam as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 6-0 on Tuesday night.RACHEL COHENsSportsProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsNew York CityPhiladelphiaNew YorkUnited StatesNorth AmericaPennsylvania, 30 Jul 2014 01:55:09 GMTAustralian airline passengers told to flush drugs, Australia (AP) — An Australian airline apologized on Wednesday for a warning a flight attendant gave passengers who might have been flying high that there were drug-sniffer dogs awaiting them at Sydney airport.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsOdditiesIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesBusinessAustraliaSydneyOceania, 30 Jul 2014 02:37:44 GMTTop Colorado court halts gay marriages in Boulder (AP) — Boulder County must stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while the Colorado Supreme Court considers an appeal from the state's attorney general, justices said in a ruling Tuesday.IVAN MORENOaGeneral newsCouplesMarriageWeddingsCourtsJudiciaryGovernment and politicsState governmentsLegal proceedingsLaw and orderFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesRelationshipsLifestyleOccasionsColoradoBoulderDenverUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:57:18 GMTSenate passes highway bill, sends it back to House (AP) — The Senate voted Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to the states into December but only after rejecting the House's reliance on what lawmakers called a funding "gimmick" and moving to force a post-election debate on whether to raise gasoline taxes.JOAN LOWYwBusinessGovernment and politicsLegislatureElectionsUnited States General ElectionGovernment pensions and social securityGovernment financeGovernment business and financeNational governmentsIndustrial products and servicesIndustriesLegislationEventsGeneral electionsMedia and entertainment industrySports businessSports, 30 Jul 2014 00:38:37 GMTTwitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high YORK (AP) — The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.BARBARA ORTUTAYhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologyCorporate stockFinancial performanceCorporate news, 30 Jul 2014 00:23:36 GMTBroken water main floods UCLA; drivers rescued ANGELES (AP) — A broken water main near the UCLA campus spewed water some 30 feet in the air Tuesday, stranding cars and people in underground parking structures and covering parts of campus in ankle-deep water, including the athletic field and the outside of Pauley Pavilion, the school's famed basketball arena.aGeneral newsHigher educationFloodsDisaster planning and responseAccidentsAccidents and disastersEducationSocial affairsLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 00:33:30 GMTParents: Didn't suspect kidnapped boy's aunt, Wis. (AP) — The parents of a baby boy who was taken from a Wisconsin home and later found in sub-zero temperatures testified Tuesday they trusted the relative now accused of abducting him so much that they initially didn't suspect her.aGeneral newsKidnappingViolent crimeCrimeMissing personsIowaWisconsinBeloitUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 02:10:07 GMTKristen Gillman leads Junior PGA, Texas (AP) — Kristen Gillman shot a 5-under 66 on Tuesday at Miramont to top the girls' field in the Junior PGA Championship, and S.M. Lee, Luis Gagne, Triston Fisher and Parker Reddig shared the boys' lead at 68.sSportsMen's golfPGA ChampionshipsGolfMen's sportsEventsTexasBryanFloridaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:13:43 GMTBroken water main floods UCLA; people rescued ANGELES (AP) — A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covered some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the school's famed basketball arena.MATT HAMILTONaGeneral newsHigher educationFloodsSearch and rescue effortsDisaster planning and responseEducationSocial affairsAccidentsAccidents and disastersLos AngelesCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 02:34:39 GMTMan wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state, Conn. (AP) — A man cleared of murder and rape charges after being locked up for two decades made an emotional appeal for millions of dollars in compensation on Tuesday, telling the state claims commissioner about the fear he endured in prison.STEPHEN SINGERaGeneral newsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderViolent crimeAthlete compensationSports businessSportsConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 02:10:40 GMT2 dead, 2 hurt in Vegas carjacking, home invasions VEGAS (AP) — Two men were killed and two women were seriously injured Tuesday in a wild Las Vegas crime spree that included a carjacking, two home invasions, a stabbing, a fake hostage situation and a deadly police shooting.MICHELLE RINDELSaGeneral newsViolent crimeCrimeLas VegasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 00:44:48 GMTSafarova loses in 1st round of Citi Open (AP) — Top-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic lost to France's Kristina Mladenovic in the first round of the Citi Open on Tuesday.sSportsWomen's tennisWomen's sportsMen's tennisTennisMen's sports, 30 Jul 2014 01:09:53 GMTBrown: California willing to shelter more migrants CITY (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday his state is willing to shelter more migrant children from Central America if needed but reiterated that the United States needs to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis.OLGA R. RODRIGUEZiGeneral newsInternational agreementsState governmentsGovernment and politicsImmigrationInternational relationsSocial issuesSocial affairsMexicoUnited StatesCentral AmericaCaliforniaLatin America and CaribbeanNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 02:13:29 GMTTexas regents pick McRaven as chancellor finalist, Texas (AP) — University of Texas System regents on Tuesday selected one of the top U.S. military special operations leaders as the lone finalist for the job of chancellor, overseeing the system's 15 campuses and $14 billion budget.JIM VERTUNOaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsState legislatureHealthGovernment financeGovernment business and financeBusinessLegislatureState governmentsArmed forcesMilitary and defenseTexasUnited StatesAustinSan AntonioNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:48:26 GMTChina reports deadly attack in northwest (AP) — A mob armed with knives and axes rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed Islamic militants, state media reported Tuesday.CHRISTOPHER BODEENiGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsWar and unrestViolenceLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsSocial issuesSocial affairsSports mediaSportsChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 30 Jul 2014 01:26:49 GMTBody of young stowaway found in US cargo plane (AP) — The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo plane that had landed in Germany, U.S. military officials said Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made several stops in Africa.LOLITA C. BALDORwGeneral newsGovernment and politicsArmed forcesTransportation safetyTransportationMilitary and defenseAfricaWest AfricaMaliGermanyUnited StatesWestern EuropeEuropeNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:23:20 GMTPlayer gets nearly $1M in Offerman bat attack case, Conn. (AP) — A minor league baseball player hit by former major leaguer Jose Offerman in a 2007 baseball bat attack won nearly $1 million in a lawsuit on Tuesday, an attorney said.aGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsProfessional baseballLaw and orderBaseballMen's sportsBridgeportConnecticutUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:02:20 GMT10 Things to Know for Wednesday daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:The Associated PressaGeneral newsSports transactionsSports businessSports, 30 Jul 2014 01:01:13 GMTToyota remains at top in sales after first half (AP) — Toyota remains No. 1 in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen which bumped General Motors out of second place as the U.S. automaker grapples with a recall scandal.iBusinessGeneral newsConsumer products and servicesIndustriesJapanEast AsiaAsia, 30 Jul 2014 02:28:01 GMTMan claims tampering in case over bombing videos LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawyer suing the FBI over his public records request for surveillance videos from the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing said Tuesday that one of his witnesses backed out after being visited by government officials last week.aGeneral newsMunicipal governmentsState governmentsBombingsLaw enforcement agenciesNational courtsCrimeLegal proceedingsLaw and orderLocal governmentsGovernment and politicsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryOklahoma CityOklahomaUnited StatesUtahNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:22:58 GMTPacific Gas & Electric charged with obstruction in connection with fatal San Bruno explosion FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric charged with obstruction in connection with fatal San Bruno explosion.aBusinessGeneral newsExplosionsAccidents and disastersCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:01:21 GMTBellagio robbery suspect is convict from Kansas VEGAS (AP) — The suspect arrested in an armed robbery at the Bellagio casino was identified late Tuesday as a Kansas man with a criminal record who allegedly celebrated after the heist with prostitutes and a spending spree on the Las Vegas Strip.SCOTT SONNERMICHELLE RINDELSaGeneral newsArrestsCrimeTheftViolent crimeLaw and orderLas VegasKansasNevadaUnited StatesNorth America, 30 Jul 2014 01:39:04 GMT