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Archive for July 7th, 2012

  • NM family told to repair home damaged in shootout

    July 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) — The family of an Albuquerque man who authorities say killed himself after a shootout with police has been given 30 days to repair extensive damage to their home. The city sent a letter to 20-year-old Santiago Chavez’s...

  • Family of man branded with swastika settles suit

    July 7, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The family of a Navajo man branded with a swastika has settled its lawsuit against McDonald’s. The Farmington Daily Times (http://bit.ly/NbSvju ) reports Friday that the amount of the settlement is confidential. Authorities say...

  • Elite counterdrug units proposed for Mexico

    July 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 14, 2012 file photo, then presidential candidate Enrique Pena Nieto, right, of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, greets retired Colombian Gen. Oscar Naranjo during a press conference in Mexico City. Naranjo, who was named top...

  • Tensions in Libya ahead of first post-Gadhafi vote

    July 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    An electoral official prepares a polling station for the National Assembly election in Tripoli, Libya, Friday, July 6, 2012. The Libyan National Assembly elections will take place on July 7, 2012 and will be the first free elections since 1969. (AP Photo/Manu...

  • $?(&! What did that politician just say?

    July 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 29, 1974 file photo, President Richard M. Nixon points to the transcripts of the White House tapes in Washington, D.C., after he announced on television that he would turn over the transcripts to House impeachment investigators....

  • US, allies press Assad as top Syrian general flees

    July 7, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 6, 2002 file photo, Syrian President Bashar Assad, center, with Syrian Defense Minister Mustafa Tlass, right, and Hassan Turkmany, Chief of Staff, visit the tomb of the unknown soldier, in Damascus, on the occasion of the 29th...

  • No new parts, support for C-130 wildfire system

    July 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 3, 2012 photo. an aircraft makes a drop on the Quail Fire above Alpine, Utah. The demise of a California company that built a device that sprays fire retardant from U.S. military C-130 cargo planes has some experts worried that a...

  • Worries about drowning come with heat in US

    July 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Luis Saavevra shades from the heat with a giant U.S. flag umbrella as he plays chess on an over-sized board in Union Square as temperature reached the 90s on Friday, July 6, 2012 in New York. he National Weather Service reported late Thursday that the...

  • Obama signs student loan, road-building bill

    July 7, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama signs the Surface Transportation Bill, HR 4348, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 6, 2012. The bill maintains jobs on transportation projects and prevents interest rate increases on new...