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Archive for June 4th, 2012

  • Japan Cabinet reshuffle expected over tax bill

    June 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda speaks to reporters after meeting with ruling party legislator Ichiro Ozawa, who opposes a proposed tax increase, Sunday, June 3, 2012 in Tokyo. Noda was expected to reshuffle his Cabinet as he tries to woo the...

  • Global economy at risk as US, Europe and Asia slow

    June 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, May 31, 2012, file photo, job seekers gather for employment opportunities at the 11th annual Skid Row Career Fair at the Los Angeles Mission in Los Angeles. The global economy’s foundations are weakening, one by one. Already hobbled by...

  • Romney campaign criticizes Obama’s experience

    June 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama walks through his Hyde Park neighborhood with senior advisor Valerie Jarrett to Marty Nesbitt’s home, Saturday, June 2, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — A weak labor market provided energy Sunday for...

  • Clinton: US needs Europe ‘operating at full speed’

    June 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton talks to media at a press conference at the Swedish government offices Rosenbad in Stockholm, Sweden, Sunday, June 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Erik Martensson) SWEDEN OUT STOCKHOLM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary...

  • Annual Warren Buffett lunch auction begins Sunday

    June 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this file photo from May 7 2012, Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, gestures in Omaha, Neb. Buffett is again auctioning off a private lunch, and the California charity that benefits is hoping the winning bid will top $2...

  • CEO: Ala. pension fund investments have big impact

    June 4, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this May 31, 2012 photo, Retirement Systems of Alabama Executive Director David Bronner poses for a photo in his Montgomery, Ala., office. One study of the state pension program shows it has put about 10 percent of its investments in Alabama, and those...

  • Father of slain NM teen sues state, officer, teen

    June 4, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The father of a Santa Fe teenager shot to death in 2010 is suing the rival teen convicted of the crime, the state police officer whose gun was used and the state. Michael Trujillo, who was 16 at the time, was convicted of second-degree...

  • New Mexico dairies close amid high feed prices

    June 4, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A dramatic increase in the price of hay and corn and low milk prices are putting some New Mexico dairies out of business. Dairy Producers of New Mexico President Luke Woelber tells the Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/L7ZCIv )...

  • Albuquerque man drowns in lake after drinking

    June 4, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 47-year-old Albuquerque man became the second drowning victim at Conchas Lake State Park in a week. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/LdnGvc) that Jacob Sanchez drowned Saturday when he went swimming after drinking...

  • Albuquerque man drowns in lake after drinking

    June 4, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 47-year-old Albuquerque man became the second drowning victim at Conchas Lake State Park in a week. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/LdnGvc) that Jacob Sanchez drowned Saturday when he went swimming after drinking...