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Archive for October 19th, 2012

  • Legislator says NMSU president’s payout illegal

    October 19, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico lawmaker says the payout to former New Mexico State University President Barbara Couture violates the state Constitution. KRQE-TV (http://bit.ly/U6zmo4) reports Republican Rep. Bill Rehm, in a letter sent to the state...

  • Overnight storms swat Southeast; 7 hurt in Miss.

    October 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This NOAA satellite image taken Thursday, Oct. 17, 2012 at 1:45 a.m. EDT shows a line of strong and severe thunderstorms along a cold front moving into the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. A warm front extends across the northern Great Lakes to New York with areas...

  • Diplomats: EU chiefs agree on bank supervisor

    October 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, center, looks at Director General of Business Europe Philippe de Buck during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. European leaders are gathering again in Brussels to...

  • Tigers rout Yankees 8-1 for 4-game ALCS sweep

    October 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Detroit Tigers’ Phil Coke gives himself a celebratory dousing in the locker room after his team won Game 4 of the American League championship series 8-1, against the New York Yankees, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Detroit. The Tigers move on to the World...

  • APNewsBreak: Suspect’s family shocked at NY plot

    October 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Grandmother, left, and aunt of Bangladeshi Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis weep in his home in the Jatrabari neighborhood in north Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. The FBI arrested 21-year-old Nafis on Wednesday after he tried to detonate a...

  • Minn. man convicted of aiding Somalia terror group

    October 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones talks with reporters after a federal jury in Minneapolis on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 convicted Mahamud Said Omar on all five terrorism-related charges of helping send young men through a terrorist pipeline from Minnesota to Somalia....

  • Protests as Ireland’s 1st abortion clinic opens

    October 19, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A protester opposed to abortion holds a placard outside the Marie Stopes clinic in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Thursday, 18, 2012. The first abortion clinic on the island of Ireland has opened in Belfast, sparking protests by Christian conservatives from both...

  • Jason Aldean makes 2nd stop of day in Chicago

    October 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Country singer Jason Aldean speaks during a news conference at Wrigley Field to announce his 2013 Night Train Tour on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in Chicago. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP) CHICAGO (AP) — As a kid, Jason Aldean thought he would...