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Archive for October 15th, 2012

  • Occupy London activists stage St Paul’s protest

    October 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Four women activists of the Occupy movement protest chained to the pulpit inside St Paul’s Cathedral as preparations for evensong take place in London, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Several supporters of the anti-corporate Occupy movement chained themselves to...

  • Big separatist gains in local Belgian elections

    October 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Leader of the NVA party Bart De Wever makes a victory sign as he stands on the balcony of the city hall after his party won the city elections in Antwerp, Belgium, on Sunday Oct. 14, 2012. NVA, a separatist party, wants to use Antwerp as a base for breaking...

  • Amphibious vehicle to go on sale soon in US

    October 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 photo, the Quadski, a one-person motor boat that also drives on land, is tested in in Oxford Mich. The vehicle is being billed as the first commercially available, high-speed amphibious vehicle by its makers, Michigan-based Gibbs...

  • Skydiver breaks sound barrier in record jump

    October 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — In a giant leap from more than 24 miles up, a daredevil skydiver shattered the sound barrier Sunday while making the highest jump ever — a tumbling, death-defying plunge from a balloon to a safe landing in the New Mexico desert. Felix...

  • San Juan Co. jail official worry about furloughs

    October 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A large number of furloughs being granted to inmates at the San Juan County jail has led to worries that inmates are bringing contraband back into the jail. Jail records show judges have allowed more than 300 inmates to take...

  • US Airways Tampa-Phoenix flight diverts to NM

    October 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A US Airways flight from Tampa, Fla., to Phoenix has made a precautionary landing in Albuquerque, N.M., after the pilots reported a crack in the plane’s windshield. Airline spokesman Davien Anderson says the Airbus A319 did...

  • NM Balloon race command center serves as liaison

    October 15, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As balloons in the America’s Challenge long-distance gas balloon race neared Oklahoma City on Oct. 8, two men inside a plain, white trailer more than 500 miles away stayed on alert in Balloon Fiesta Park. This is the race...

  • Navy says submarine, Aegis cruiser collide

    October 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this image provided by the U.S. Navy the Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered submarine USS Montpelier (SSN 765) arrives in Souda Harbor Nov. 24, 2007 for a routine port visit. The USS Montpelier and USS San Jacinto collided at approximately 3:30 p.m. EDT....

  • AP PHOTOS: Skydiver’s supersonic, 24-mile jump

    October 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This image provided by Red Bull Stratos shows pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria as he jumps out of the capsule during the final manned flight for Red Bull Stratos on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. In a giant leap from more than 24 miles up, Baumgartner shattered the...

  • Debate preparation trumps 2012 campaigning Sunday

    October 15, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama arrives with pizza at an Organizing for America field office, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, in Williamsburg, Va. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — As Mitt Romney’s campaign claimed new momentum in the race for the...