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Archive for December 19th, 2011

  • With morgues full, Philippine flood victims buried

    December 19, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    Residents return to their homes to save some household items Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 at Iligan city in southern Philippines. Tropical storm Washi blew away Sunday after devastating the southern Philippines with flash floods that killed hundreds of people as...

  • Saab files for bankruptcy after Chinese deal fails

    December 19, 2011 • Business, World NewsComments Off

    Kristina Geers, Saab’s lawyer, and Victor Muller, Saabs Managing Director, deliver the company’s bankruptcy application to Vänersborgs district court Monday Dec 19 2011. Sweden’s Saab Automobile filed for bankruptcy on Monday after attempts...

  • Kim’s death befogs NKorea, gives region jitters

    December 19, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    Hundreds of North Koreans gather to mourn the death of their leader Kim Jong Il in front of a giant statue of his father Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. North Korea’s news agency reported Monday that he had died at 8:30...

  • BLM sued over NV mustang castration, roundup plans

    December 19, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A coalition of conservationists and wild-horse activists is suing the government to block its implementation of a precedent-setting plan to castrate hundreds of wild stallions in eastern Nevada. The lawsuit, filed by the Western Watersheds...

  • NM Centennial radio spots to air

    December 19, 2011 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Centennial Steering Committee is preparing to a release a series of radio programs about many of the colorful characters, places and stories that have shaped New Mexico’s history. [/auth...

  • North Korea mourns Kim Jong Il; son is ‘successor’

    December 19, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    In this image made from Associated Press Television News, North Koreans gather to mourn the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il in front of a mural depicting Kim Jong Il and his father Kim Sung Il in Pyongyang, Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. Kim’s death...

  • NATO: Raids to go on with Afghan participation

    December 19, 2011 • World NewsComments Off

    An Afghan police officer talks on his cell phone outside a police station after an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Assailants threw a hand grenade at a police station in the Afghan capital on Friday, triggering an explosion and a...

  • Public barred from classified part of Manning case

    December 19, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    Hundreds of demonstrators march in support of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, present on base at a military court hearing, outside Ft. Meade, Md., Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011. Prosecutors began presenting their case that Manning was the source of the WikiLeaks...

  • US stocks open higher; E.U. finance heads to meet

    December 19, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Dec. 9, 2011 photo, trader Robert McQuade, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. European markets edged tentatively higher Monday, De. 19, 2011, stabilizing after losses in Asia, as investors weighed the potential consequences of...

  • House GOP out to reshape Senate’s payroll tax cut

    December 19, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011, photo provided by NBC News, Speaker of the House, Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, appears on NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Washington. House Republicans said Sunday they oppose a bipartisan, Senate-approved bill that...