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Archive for November 6th, 2012

  • Court upholds sale of polygamous church assets

    November 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – Hildale, Utah sits at the base of red rock cliff mountains with its sister city, Colorado City, Ariz., in the foreground in this Thursday, April 20, 2006, file photo. A federal appeals court ruled Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, that the polygamist sect on...

  • G-20 fears US sharp fiscal tightening

    November 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney, participates in a news conference at a meeting of Group of 20 finance ministers and central bank governors in Mexico City, Monday, Nov. 5 2012. Finance officials from the world’s largest economies on Monday called on...

  • China’s next leaders might curb Macau’s fortunes’s

    November 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Oct. 25, 2012 photo, Sands Casino complex is lit up in Macau. Hordes of Chinese high rollers flooding into Macau have turned the city into an Asian casino boomtown but they’re also posing a challenge for China’s next generation of leaders. (AP...

  • Greece: More austerity despite strikes, dissent

    November 6, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras speaks to his parliamentary group of lawmakers about the upcoming vote on the new round of austerity measures next week, at the headquarters of conservative “New Democracy” party, in Athens, Sun. Nov. 4 2012....

  • GM gets new credit lines totaling $11B

    November 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, file photo, a sign stands outside Oshawa’s General Motors car assembly plant in Oshawa, Canada. General Motors says it has received $11 billion in credit lines from 35 financial institutions in 14 countries,...

  • US service firms grow more slowly in October

    November 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 file photo, Anthony Cavallo, owner of the restaurant Vintage 50, mounts a potato cutter in his restaurant in Leesburg, Va. U.S. service companies grew at a slightly slower pace in October than September because of a...

  • About one-third of NM voters have cast ballots

    November 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Candidates across New Mexico made last-minute appeals to voters Monday, but more than a third of the state’s electorate already had cast ballots on the eve of Election Day. According to the secretary of state’s office,...

  • NM man sentenced to prison in child sex abuse case

    November 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Mescalero man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison in New Mexico in a child sex abuse case. Prosecutors say 59-year-old Manuel Coronado Cervantes was sentenced Monday by a U.S. District judge in Santa Fe. He was...

  • Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta attendance declines

    November 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Officials say attendance at Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta fell from last year. Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta organizers announced Monday that estimated attendance at this year’s nine-day event last month...

  • Authorities: NM man shot neighbor’s Chihuahua

    November 6, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man is facing charges after authorities say he shot and killed a neighbor’s pet Chihuahua for barking too much. KOAT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/YLqIuJ) that Jack River is accused of shooting the Chihuahua with a...