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Archive for October 18th, 2012

  • Judge sides with DC Comics in fight over Superman

    October 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this comic book image released by DC Comics, the cover of “Superman” No. 1, is shown. Heirs of Superman artist Joe Shuster had sought to reclaim the copyrights, but a judge ruled they relinquished that right more than two decades...

  • EBay posts higher 3Q earnings, revenue

    October 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Two women walk in front of a eBay sign at the company’s headquarters in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, Oct.17, 2012. EBay says its third-quarter net income grew 22 percent, helped by higher revenue at its PayPal payments service and the marketplaces...

  • Halliburton 3Q profit falls on drilling slowdown

    October 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 22, 2012, file photo, Halliburton employees receive training from Williston State College’s Train ND program, in Fargo, N.D. Halliburton Co. said Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, its third-quarter net income fell 12 percent as...

  • Knight Capital’s software snag causes big 3Q loss

    October 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 1, 2012 file photo, specialist Peter Giacchi looks at the price of Knight at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Knight Capital Group said it lost $764.3 million in the third quarter because of a software glitch...

  • Brothels rescue cash-strapped Greek soccer team

    October 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    CORRECTION OMITS LAST SENTENCE In this photo taken Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, Voukefalas players, a small amateur soccer club, warm up before a local championship match in the city of Larissa, central Greece. A cash-strapped Greek soccer team has found a new way...

  • Albuquerque officer leaves drug evidence at scene

    October 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque police officer inadvertently left some of the evidence in a drug case on a curb. Television station KOB (http://bit.ly/TdwjdU ) reports Wednesday the officer acknowledges placing a small cellophane package of a...

  • Man convicted in NM murder case released early

    October 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who was serving 39 years in prison for the deaths of two people in a remote cabin near Torreon was mistakenly released twice from prison this year, state corrections department officials said Wednesday. Lawrence Nieto could...

  • NM lawmaker fined for campaign report violations

    October 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico legislator has been fined $1,200 by the secretary of state for campaign finance violations. Democratic state Sen. Mary Jane Garcia of Dona Ana was notified of the fine in a letter dated Tuesday. Secretary of State Dianna...

  • US gives historic designations to 2 sites in NM

    October 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two sites in New Mexico are being designated as national historic landmarks. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s designation of 27 sites nationwide includes the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad’s San Juan Extension in New...

  • Police: NM woman burned own home over attic noises

    October 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Carlsbad woman burned down her own house after claiming to hear noises in the attic. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports (http://bit.ly/R9Nglg) that 33-year-old Valerie Hernandez was arrested last week after a nearly...