FindLaw AP News Feedhttp://news.findlaw.comAssociated Press breaking news from around the world, brought to you by, 23 Oct 2014 01:40:41 -0700Griffin and Paul lead Clippers over Suns 108-105 ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers new owner Steve Ballmer attended his first home game Wednesday night at Staples Center and the Clippers broke out of their preseason funk with a 108-105 victory over Phoenix on Wednesday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsAthlete healthLos AngelesLas VegasCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth AmericaNevada, 23 Oct 2014 05:50:39 GMTRookie Randle leads Lakers past Blazers 94-86, Calif. (AP) — Julius Randle already feels the game slowing down after seven preseason games with the Los Angeles Lakers, and the rookie power forward demonstrated his comfort in an impressive finish to their latest preseason game.GREG BEACHAMsSportsAthlete injuriesMen's sportsMen's basketballProfessional basketballBasketballAthlete healthLos AngelesOntarioCaliforniaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 05:10:34 GMTHow the AP-GfK poll was conducted Associated Press-GfK poll on Ebola was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Oct. 16-20. It is based on online interviews of 1,608 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.The Associated PressaHealthGovernment and politics, 23 Oct 2014 07:15:51 GMTNext Women's World Cup a big chance for US soccer chants of "U-S-A! U-S-A!" can rev up again next summer.RACHEL COHENeArts and entertainmentSportsTelevision programsEntertainmentWomen's sportsWomen's soccerMen's sportsMen's soccerTelevision ratingsSoccerProfessional soccerCable televisionSummer Olympic gamesInternational soccerSports mediaTelevisionMediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesBusinessOlympic gamesEventsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 08:39:13 GMTDenver teens' travel stirs terror appeal concerns (AP) — The case of three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about the use of social media by terror groups to recruit people inside the United States, experts said Wednesday.SADIE GURMANaGeneral newsSocial mediaPrimary and secondary educationCrimeOnline mediaMediaEducationSocial affairsUnited StatesDenverColoradoSyriaGermanyFrankfurtMinneapolisNorth AmericaMiddle EastWestern EuropeEuropeMinnesota, 23 Oct 2014 07:34:40 GMTCyprus: crews locate wreckage of small plane, Cyprus (AP) — The chief of Cyprus' aircraft accidents board says search crews have found wreckage belonging to a small aircraft that vanished while en route to Beirut, Lebanon, from the east Mediterranean island.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCyprusLebanonWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle East, 23 Oct 2014 08:18:02 GMTWozniacki beats Radwanska at WTA Finals (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki moved closer to a place in the semifinals at the WTA Finals by beating Agnieszka Radwanska 7-5, 6-3 on Thursday.CHRIS LINESsSportsWomen's tennisTennisWomen's sportsSingaporeSoutheast AsiaAsia, 23 Oct 2014 08:07:37 GMTDubai cuts profile as Mideast plastic surgery hub, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai, the emirate known for its celebration of over-the-top glamour and luxury, is racing ahead to dominate the Middle East's plastic surgery market with plans to attract half a million medical tourists in six years.AYA BATRAWYiGeneral newsLifestyleTravelElective cosmetic proceduresHealthSurgical proceduresMedical tourismDiagnosis and treatmentBeauty and fashionDubaiBeirutUnited Arab EmiratesMiddle EastLebanon, 23 Oct 2014 07:03:10 GMTEuropean economic survey in surprise improvement (AP) — A stronger than anticipated European economic survey has raised hopes in the markets that the recent slowdown may be coming to an end.fBusinessFinancial crisisEconomyFinancial marketsEuropeUnited KingdomWestern Europe, 23 Oct 2014 08:33:55 GMTSpanish jobless figure drops as economy picks up (AP) — Spain's unemployment rate dropped to 23.7 percent in the third quarter from 24.5 percent in the previous three-month period, the latest sign of the economy's recovery.fBusinessEconomyLabor economyLeading economic indicatorsSpainWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Oct 2014 07:32:32 GMT'Outsourcing' changes Georgia race in closing days, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn has spent the past month hammering away at Republican David Perdue's career as a business executive, making a dispute over his role in outsourcing jobs the hallmark of her campaign for U.S. Senate.BILL BARROWCHARLES BABINGTONpGovernment and politicsSenate electionsElectionsLegislatureOutsourcingCorporate newsBusinessMariettaGeorgiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 05:39:25 GMTCyprus president hospitalized in Brussels, Cyprus (AP) — A Cypriot official says the president of Cyprus has been admitted to a hospital in Brussels after a prolonged nosebleed that doctors said was caused by hypertension.iGeneral newsSummitsInternational relationsGovernment and politicsCyprusWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Oct 2014 08:16:03 GMTDisqualified tribal candidate persists in campaign, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo presidential candidate disqualified from the race is holding out hope that election officials and tribal lawmakers will provide a way for him to remain on the ballot, despite the long odds.FELICIA FONSECAaGeneral newsGovernment and politicsUnited States Presidential ElectionPrimary electionsLegislationTribal governmentsCampaignsNational electionsElectionsEventsLegislatureNational courtsNational governmentsCourtsJudiciary, 23 Oct 2014 07:30:44 GMTAustralia weighs US request for Ebola Africa team, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said Thursday he was considering a personal request from President Barack Obama to send a medical team to Africa to fight Ebola, but that priority remains responding to an outbreak in the Asia-Pacific region.ROD McGUIRKiGeneral newsHealthGovernment and politicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsAustraliaAfricaWest AfricaUnited KingdomOceaniaWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Oct 2014 05:20:23 GMTIndia picks up pace on economic overhaul DELHI (AP) — After months of criticism for not moving aggressively enough on promises of an economic overhaul, India's new prime minister has announced a string of policies designed to kick-start Asia's third-largest economy.MUNEEZA NAQVIiBusinessGeneral newsEconomyEconomic policyProduction facilitiesGovernment appointments and nominationsGovernment and politicsUtilitiesIndustriesEnergy industryGovernment business and financeGovernment policyCorporate newsMaterials industryIndustry regulationGovernment regulationsIndiaSouth AsiaAsia, 23 Oct 2014 06:36:26 GMTChina opposes sending North Korea to int'l court (AP) — China says it's against referring ally North Korea to the International Criminal Court over its human rights record.iGeneral newsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesSocial affairsChinaNorth KoreaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 23 Oct 2014 08:28:47 GMTRoyals take first battle of bullpens from Giants CITY, Mo. (AP) — The first showdown of brilliant bullpens went to the Kansas City Royals.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsBaseballMLB World SeriesProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsKansas CitySan FranciscoMissouriUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 23 Oct 2014 08:32:29 GMTThe Write Way: KC coach's lineup cards are artful CITY, Mo. (AP) — Take a look around the Kansas City Royals' dugout and it's pretty evident: The handwriting is on the wall in this World Series.BEN WALKERsSportsMLB World SeriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 08:33:17 GMTAP Exclusive: A week on the road in North Korea CHON, North Korea (AP) — The Kaema Plateau, the "Roof of Korea," is a stunning, forest-covered highland nestled in such treacherous mountains that it was never taken by the Allies during the Korean War. It's now a truck stop.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsTravelGovernment and politicsLakesLifestyleEnvironment and natureHuman welfareSocial issuesSocial affairsNorth KoreaChinaPyongyangEast AsiaAsiaGreater China, 23 Oct 2014 05:38:52 GMTPerry has hat trick, Ducks beat Sabres 4-1, Calif. (AP) — Corey Perry had his second hat trick of the season and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory.JOE RESNICKsSportsMen's sportsProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyNew YorkCanadaCaliforniaOttawaUnited StatesNorth AmericaOntario, 23 Oct 2014 05:22:18 GMTOlympic hero Rulon Gardner mementos up for auction LAKE CITY (AP) — Mementos from the career of Olympic hero Rulon Gardner, including a USA Wrestling robe and a commemorative ring, will be auctioned off Saturday in Salt Lake City.BRADY McCOMBSaGeneral newsSportsSummer Olympic gamesArts and collectibles auctionsOlympic gamesEventsShoppingLifestyleMen's wrestlingMen's sportsWrestlingSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 07:24:05 GMTScrivens makes 32 saves, Oilers beat Capitals 3-2, Alberta (AP) — Ben Scrivens made 32 stops and the Edmonton Oilers handed Washington its first regulation loss of the season, beating the Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night.sSportsAthlete injuriesAthlete healthProfessional hockeyHockeyMen's hockeyMen's sportsAlbertaEdmontonCanadaNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 04:39:20 GMT3 states deny gay unions despite appellate rulings (AP) — The writing is on the wall for gay marriage bans in Kansas, Montana and South Carolina after federal appeals courts that oversee those states have made clear that keeping gay and lesbian couples from marrying is unconstitutional.MARK SHERMANwGovernment and politicsGays and lesbiansNational courtsState governmentsCouplesMarriageWeddingsFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesNational governmentsCourtsJudiciaryRelationshipsLifestyleOccasionsUnited StatesSouth CarolinaKansasNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 07:16:59 GMTJessica Korda leads Blue Bay LPGA ISLAND, China (AP) — Jessica Korda birdied five of the first eight holes Thursday and finished with a 6-under 66 to take the first-round lead in the Blue Bay LPGA.sSportsWomen's golfGolfWomen's sportsChinaEast AsiaGreater ChinaAsia, 23 Oct 2014 07:09:25 GMTButler delivers 2 big hits, KC evens World Series CITY, Mo. (AP) — A big-and-burly thumper still has a place on these flash-and-dash Kansas City Royals, it seems. Especially if he can deliver clutch hits in the World Series, the way Billy Butler did Wednesday night.BEN WALKERsSportsMLB World SeriesProfessional baseballBaseballMen's sportsEventsMissouriKansas CityUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 05:11:26 GMTPolice track Indiana slaying suspect's movements POINT, Ind. (AP) — Investigators are using the cellphone records of an Indiana man already charged in the slayings of two women to pinpoint his movements after he told police he liked to check on the status of bodies he'd previously stashed after a fresh kill, authorities said.MICHAEL TARMDON BABWINaGeneral newsCriminal investigationsLegal proceedingsCrimeArrestsLaw and orderViolent crimeIndianaGaryIllinoisChicagoTexasUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 05:25:08 GMTOfficial: crews locate wreckage of missing plane, Cyprus (AP) — The chief of Cyprus' aircraft accidents board says search crews have found wreckage belonging to a small aircraft that vanished while en route to Beirut, Lebanon, from the east Mediterranean island.iGeneral newsSearch and rescue effortsAccidentsAccidents and disastersTransportationCyprusLebanonWestern EuropeEuropeMiddle East, 23 Oct 2014 07:56:04's EZ form not for legal immigrants (AP) —'s new EZ application for coverage can't be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens, prompting concern that many Hispanics and Asians will go right back into long enrollment queues this year.RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARwBusinessHealthGovernment and politicsImmigrationHispanicsImmigration policyRace and ethnicitySocial issuesSocial affairsGovernment policyIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeGovernment regulationsUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 07:18:10 GMTAP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain CHON, North Korea (AP) — When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted permission for a road trip so extensive that few North Koreans — let alone a pair of American journalists — could imagine taking it.ERIC TALMADGEiGeneral newsLakesEnvironment and natureNorth KoreaEast AsiaChinaAsiaGreater China, 23 Oct 2014 05:32:59 GMTMan apprehended after jumping White House fence (AP) — A 23-year-old Maryland man is in custody after he climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and their dogs.DARLENE SUPERVILLEwGovernment and politicsViolent crimeCrimeGeneral newsDistrict of ColumbiaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 07:04:54 GMTZuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer (AP) — China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, and he entertained an audience of students in Beijing with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese.DIDI TANGhtBusinessGeneral newsTechnologySocial mediaOnline mediaMediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Oct 2014 05:43:56 GMTAP-GfK Poll: Many doubt hospitals can handle Ebola (AP) — Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they're not so sure their local hospital can safely handle a patient, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.LAURAN NEERGAARDEMILY SWANSONwHealthGovernment and politicsPublic opinionPreventive careEpidemicsInfectious diseasesDiseases and conditionsSocial affairsPublic healthUnited StatesWest AfricaNorth AmericaAfrica, 23 Oct 2014 07:14:13 GMTAP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal Commissioner Roger Goodell has been told to testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.ROB MAADDIaGeneral newsSportsLegal proceedingsSports governanceLaw and orderProfessional footballFootball, 23 Oct 2014 08:37:49 GMTNokia turnaround since handset unit sale continues (AP) — Nokia appears to have turned around its fortunes after the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft, reporting a third-quarter net profit of 747 million euros ($950 million), from a loss of 91 million euros a year earlier. Sales grew 13 percent.MATTI HUUHTANENhtBusinessTechnologyTelecommunicationsIndustriesConsumer products and servicesOwnership changesCorporate newsCorporate managementPersonnelFinancial performanceHelsinkiFinlandWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Oct 2014 07:27:25 GMTPTSD argued in case of Marine jailed in Mexico DIEGO (AP) — There's no dispute retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi drove with three loaded guns in his truck into Mexico where firearms are illegal.JULIE WATSONaGeneral newsPost-traumatic stress disorderCrimeWar and unrestMental healthHealthMexicoUnited StatesSan DiegoCaliforniaNorth AmericaCentral AmericaLatin America and Caribbean, 23 Oct 2014 05:46:48 GMTCharli XCX surprises at school homecoming dance ANGELES (AP) — Charli XCX took a break from touring Wednesday night to perform at an unlikely venue: a high school gymnasium.DERRIK J. LANGaArts and entertainmentGeneral newsMusicEntertainmentCelebrityPerforming arts, 23 Oct 2014 07:13:46 GMTCanada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism, Ontario (AP) — Two deadly attacks in three days against members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was being targeted for reprisals for joining the U.S.-led air campaign against an extremist Islamic group in Iraq and Syria.BENJAMIN SHINGLERROB GILLIESiGeneral newsViolent crimeTerrorismWar casualtiesGovernment and politicsCrimeLegislatureWar and unrestOntarioCanadaOttawaMiddle EastNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 06:30:02 GMTGasol leads Grizzlies past Cavaliers, 96-92, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies reserves accomplished what the starters couldn't - they built enough of a lead to put away the Cleveland Cavaliers.CLAY BAILEYsSportsSports transactionsMen's basketballSports businessProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsMemphisClevelandNew York CityTennesseeUnited StatesNorth AmericaNew York, 23 Oct 2014 04:28:33 GMTAsia stocks down on mixed China data, weak Wall St (AP) — Asian stocks fell Thursday after another slump in oil prices dragged Wall Street lower and China's manufacturing output grew at the slowest pace in five months.YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsManufacturing sector performanceCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsStock marketsLeading economic indicatorsJapanEast AsiaChinaAsiaGreater China, 23 Oct 2014 05:58:45 GMTGiants' bullpen melts down in 7-2 loss to Royals CITY, Mo. (AP) — Giants manager Bruce Bochy signaled to his bullpen and got no relief. Over and over.RONALD BLUMsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsKansas CityMissouriUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 04:44:07 GMTPolice: Gunmen kill 8 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan, Pakistan (AP) — Four gunmen attacked a minibus carrying Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing eight of them, police said.ABDUL SATTARiGeneral newsWar and unrestNationalismPoliceReligious issuesReligionSocial affairsSocial issuesGovernment and politicsLaw enforcement agenciesPakistanSouth AsiaAsia, 23 Oct 2014 06:36:18 GMTStocks sink as oil falls, China factories slumber (AP) — Global stocks fell Thursday after another slump in oil prices added to doubts about the strength of global demand and China's manufacturing output grew at the slowest pace in five months.YURI KAGEYAMAiBusinessGeneral newsManufacturing sector performanceCurrency marketsEconomyFinancial marketsLeading economic indicatorsStock marketsJapanEast AsiaChinaAsiaGreater China, 23 Oct 2014 08:09:25 GMTTesco chair resigns after accounting scandal (AP) — The chairman of Tesco, the world's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, has resigned amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had overstated its profits.fBusinessCorporate governanceCorporate newsCorporate crimeCrimeGeneral newsFraud and false statementsUnited KingdomWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Oct 2014 08:25:26 GMTLocal Todd Sinnott has Asia-Pacific Amateur lead, Australia (AP) — Local golfer Todd Sinnott shot a 5-under 67 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead over 2012 champion Guan Tianlang of China after the first round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship at Royal Melbourne.sSportsGolfAustraliaEast AsiaOceaniaAsia, 23 Oct 2014 08:04:41 GMTHyundai Motor's 3Q profit falls 28 percent, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday its profit sank nearly 30 percent for the July-September quarter, hurt by a stronger South Korean currency and weak sales growth in its home market.YOUKYUNG LEEfBusinessFinancial performanceCorporate newsSouth KoreaSeoulEast AsiaAsia, 23 Oct 2014 07:57:27 GMTTV runner-up Aiken seeks win in NC House race, N.C. (AP) — Eleven years after becoming a national TV sensation, Clay Aiken still attracts a crowd in central North Carolina. In an hour he could only get a block or so down the street during an old textile town's fall festival while fans stopped to talk and take pictures.GARY D. ROBERTSONpGovernment and politicsHouse electionsElectionsVoting districtsLegislatureTV newsIndustry regulationGovernment business and financeBusinessGovernment regulationsNews mediaMediaTelevisionMarriageFamily issuesSocial affairsHuman rights and civil libertiesSocial issuesNorth CarolinaRaleighUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 06:10:24 GMTZuckerberg speaks Chinese; Beijing students cheer (AP) — China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, and he entertained an audience of students with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese at a prestigious Beijing university.htBusinessGeneral newsTechnologySocial mediaOnline mediaMediaMedia and entertainment industryIndustriesChinaBeijingGreater ChinaEast AsiaAsia, 23 Oct 2014 04:56:25 GMTSchumacher's doctor sees progress after injury (AP) — A French physician who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after the Formula One champion struck his head in a ski accident says he is no longer in a coma and predicted a possible recovery within three years.iGeneral newsSportsHealthInjuriesFranceWestern EuropeEurope, 23 Oct 2014 06:46:03 GMTRoyals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos.DAVE SKRETTAsSportsMLB World SeriesBaseballProfessional baseballMen's sportsEventsMissouriKansas CitySan FranciscoUnited StatesNorth AmericaCalifornia, 23 Oct 2014 05:37:25 GMTNBA: Dante Cunningham struggles to clear name (AP) — It was after 4 a.m. when Dante Cunningham pulled his truck back into the driveway of his suburban Minneapolis home and saw the police waiting for him.JON KRAWCZYNSKIsSportsDomestic violenceSports governanceCrimeMen's basketballViolent crimeGeneral newsSports transactionsSports businessViolenceSocial issuesSocial affairsFamily issuesProfessional basketballBasketballMen's sportsNFL footballProfessional footballFootballMinneapolisMinnesotaUnited StatesNorth America, 23 Oct 2014 08:35:38 GMT