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Archive for February 20th, 2012

  • Madoff victim helping NM Ponzi investor

    February 20, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A noted New York lawyer and Ponzi scheme victim of Bernie Madoff has signed on to help victims of a New Mexico swindler fight a flurry of so-called claw-back lawsuits that seek to recapture some of the $75 million lost by 600...

  • Seoul holds military drills despite NKorea threat

    February 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    South Korean residents gather in an underground shelter on Baengnyeong Island, as South Korea began live-fire military drills from front-line islands near its disputed sea border with North Korea, despite Pyongyang’s threat to attack, Monday, Feb. 20,...

  • Santorum questions Obama's 'world view,' not faith

    February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a campaign stop at the Christ Redeemer Church, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, in Cumming, Ga. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — Rick Santorum on Sunday condemned what he...

  • Gingrich: Home states must wins for GOP candidates

    February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Maggie Cushman gives her grandfather Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich a hug after he spoke at a campaign stop Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 in Suwanee, Ga. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — Newt Gingrich said Sunday that...

  • 44 killed in Mexico prison riot; guards detained

    February 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A child yells out for her father as she pushes on a gate where police stand on the other side after her mother and other adults pushed the gates in an attempt to get past state police at the Apodaca correctional state facility in Apodaca on the outskirts of...

  • Iran Oil Ministry: Exports cut to Britain, France

    February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Sept. 27, 2000 file photo, an Iranian oil worker repairs a pipe at an oil refinery in Tehran. Iran has halted oil shipments to Britain and France, the Oil Ministry said Sunday, in an apparent pre-emptive blow against the European Union after the bloc...

  • Bomb near car explodes in Nigeria, wounding 5

    February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Soldier walks past a damage car following an explosion at Christ embassy church in Suleja, Nigeria, on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012. A bomb planted by an abandoned car exploded outside a church in the middle of a worship service Sunday near Nigeria’s capital,...

  • Romney faces questions about intensity of support

    February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, speaks to a group of former Salt Lake City Olympics committee members, marking the tenth anniversary of the games, in Salt Lake City, Utah, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald...

  • Iran Oil Ministry: Exports cut to Britain, France

    February 20, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Sept. 27, 2000 file photo, an Iranian oil worker repairs a pipe at an oil refinery in Tehran. Iran has halted oil shipments to Britain and France, the Oil Ministry said Sunday, in an apparent pre-emptive blow against the European Union after the bloc...

  • Jeremy Lin, as in win, sends Knicks past Mavericks

    February 20, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A young fan holds a sign in support of New York Knicks’ Jeremy Lin during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in New York, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012. The Knicks defeated the Mavericks 104-97. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK...