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Archive for April, 2012

  • Facebook billionaire shuns luxury for startup life

    April 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Thursday April 26, 2012, Dustin Moskovitz, left, and Justin Rosenstein, right, co-founders of the collaborative software company Asana, pose outside of their offices in San Francisco. Facebook co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate...

  • Porpoise problems have fishermen facing shutdown

    April 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this July 25, 2005 file photo, a porpoise leaps out of the water holding a fish while feeding in the Indian River in Titusville, Fla. Federal regulators say far too many porpoises in the Gulf of Maine are drowning in fishing gear, specifically...

  • New hotels arise amid ruins in Haitian capital

    April 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, April 26, 2012 photo, a street vendor walks in front of the building in construction of Best Western Hotel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. This city is undergoing the largest hotel building boom in its history, raising expectations that investors...

  • Gadhafi funding claim weighs on French campaign

    April 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Socialist presidential candidate for the upcoming presidential election Francois Hollande, right, listens to Memorial director Jacques Fredj as he stands by the wall engraved with the names of the 76,000 Jews deported from France as part of the Nazi plan to...

  • Albuquerque siblings in suspected murder-suicide

    April 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a brother and sister have died in a suspected murder-suicide. Police identified the two as Kenneth Robson and his sister Shirley Robson. Police didn’t provide exact ages for the two and they differed...

  • 2 dead in shooting at Albuquerque apartment

    April 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting that left two women dead and a man wounded in a neighborhood near the Albuquerque Downs racetrack. Albuquerque police tell KOAT-TV they received a 911 call just before 3 a.m. Saturday reporting...

  • Sunland Park audit find numerous violations of law

    April 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A special review of Sunland Park’s finances that’s nearing completion will reveal “numerous” violations of state law, New Mexico state Auditor Hector Balderas said. Balderas told the Las Cruces Sun-News...

  • Audit of Portales police critical of department

    April 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — An outside audit Portales Police Department is highly critical of the department and Chief Jeff Gill in particular. The report by a Rio Rancho consulting firm portrays a culture rife with officer intimidation, lack of communication and...

  • SUV plunges into NYC's Bronx Zoo grounds; 7 killed

    April 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Skid marks and a scraped concrete barrier mark the spot where a van carrying seven occupants plunged off the highway to a wooded area below, Sunday April 29, 2012, in New York. Authorities say the out-of-control van plunged off a roadway near the Bronx Zoo,...

  • Weaker al-Qaida still plots payback for US raid

    April 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This undated image taken from video released by Qatar’s Al-Jazeera televison broadcast Oct. 5, 2001, purports to show al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, left, and his top lieutenant, Egyptian Ayman al-Zawahiri. U.S. attempts to deliver a...