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Archive for May 25th, 2012

  • Vatican bank chief ousted in no-confidence vote

    May 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    ** FILE ** In this Dec. 21, 2011, file photo, Ettore Gotti Tedeschi, head of the Vatican bank I.O.R., leaves after greeting Pope Benedict XVI at the end of a weekly general audience at the Vatican. Gotti Tedeschi was ousted after a no-confidence vote of the...

  • Senate rejects GOP, Dem plans on student loans

    May 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 24, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Senate has rejected Democratic and Republican plans for averting a doubling of interest rates on federal college...

  • Mutual fund news: Facebook, Bill Gross, Vanguard

    May 25, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Pacific Investment Management Co., shows Bill Gross, manager of the PIMCO Total Return Fund. Gross is a three-time winner of Morningstar’s bond fund manager of the year title, in addition to honors...

  • $17K seized by Albuquerque police to be returned

    May 25, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A black father and son who were never charged with a crime after authorities confiscated $17,000 in cash from them during a New Mexico traffic stop are getting back their money in a case that advocates are calling “profiling...

  • Wildfire destroys 12 homes in southwestern NM

    May 25, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    This Tuesday, May 22, 2012, photo, provided by David Thornburg shows a plume of smoke rising from the Whitewater fire burning in the Gila Wilderness east of Glenwood, N.M. Fire managers said the blaze had charred more than 10,000 acres before merging...

  • NM education publication translated into Navajo

    May 25, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Public Education Department says a publication to help parents with disabled children is being made available for the first time in the Navajo language. Public Education Secretary Hanna Skandera said Thursday the publication...

  • NM attorney general joins starving horses probe

    May 25, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Attorney General’s office is considering criminal charges against a Los Lunas auction business after four emaciated horses were found struggling for life. Attorney General Gary King told the Albuquerque Journal...

  • NM governor, husband OK after plane’s hard landing

    May 25, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A spokesman for New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says she and her husband were not injured when a small private airplane carrying them to Santa Fe landed without its gears down. Martinez spokesman Scott Darnell said in a statement that...

  • Man arrested in 1979 disappearance of NYC boy Patz

    May 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    New York City police commissioner Raymond Kelly speaks during a news conference Thursday, May 24, 2012, in New York. Pedro Hernandez has implicated himself in the death of 6-year-old Etan Patz, whose disappearance 33 years ago on his way to school helped...

  • Obama strikes at Romney in Iowa, seeks 2008 energy

    May 25, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama, center, greets a young supporter during a campaign rally at the Paul R. Knapp Animal learning center, Thursday, May 24, 2012 in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — President Barack Obama...